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The End Comes for MoviePass, 2 Years After Millions Signed Up

A low subscription fee in 2017 attracted subscribers but resulted in huge losses. It continued to burn through cash while struggling to find a business model that worked....

The End Comes for MoviePass, 2 Years After Millions Signed Up

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MoviePass Ending Its Run, 2 Years After Millions Signed Up A low subscription fee in 2017 attracted subscribers but resulted in huge losses. It continued to burn through cash while struggling to find a business model that worked....
06:00 2019-09-14

Huge whales may have evolved millions of years earlier than we thought It was thought baleen whales suddenly evolved to be massive 2.5 million years ago, but new evidence suggests the change was more gradual and much earlier...
01:00 2019-05-22

Lawyer Gets 14 Years in Prison for Extorting Millions From Porn Pirates So ends one of the strangest piracy cases of the past few years, with lawyer turned lawbreaker Paul Hansmeier catching a whopping 168-month sentence for his role in a bizarre extortion scheme targeting internet users who downloaded porn.Read more......
18:28 2019-06-18

Man Accused of Unlocking Millions of Phones on AT&T Network Now Facing up to 20 Years in Prison In some ways, Muhammad Fahd could be seen as the Robin Hood of tech, except that instead of stealing money from the rich and giving it back to the poor, he liberated phones from being locked down by a single carrier. However, AT&T and the U.S. go...
18:42 2019-08-06

Ten years on, crisis in Nigeria ‘far from over’; UN and humanitarian partners urge support for millions still affected Ten years after the start of a violent insurgency in north-east Nigeria plunged the country into a humanitarian crisis that is “still far from over”, the United Nations and its aid partners have underscored the need to “collectively redouble efforts”...
19:14 2019-08-01

Call center scammer who extorted millions from U.S. citizens sentenced to 7 years in prison An Indian man was sentenced to seven and a half years in prison for allegedly extorting US citizens out of thousands of dollars during his time running a fraudulent call center....
20:42 2019-06-02

Miami man gets more than 18 years in jail for impersonating Saudi royal, swindling investors out of millions A 48-year-old Miami man was sentenced to more than 18 years in prison on Friday after admitting to impersonating Prince Sultan Bin Khalid Al-Saud of Saudi Arabia and swindling wealthy investors out of millions....
03:28 2019-06-03

An Amazon driver theft ring sold stolen goods for 6 years, raked in millions in sales Assets associated with the alleged ringleader, Aleksandr Pavlovskiy, reportedly did at least $10 million in sales since 2013.        ...
01:42 2019-08-02

Earth's carbon dioxide levels are highest they've been in millions of years Carbon dioxide – the gas scientists say is most responsible for global warming – peaked again at record levels last month, scientists announced.        ...
16:56 2019-06-04

RIP MoviePass As of Saturday September 14, 2019, MoviePass has moviepassed on. The not-quite-all-you-can-watch film screening subscription service shut down at the age of 8, after a long battle with theater chains, competitors, customers, and itself....
00:28 2019-09-14

Congratulations: You just outlived MoviePass Well, it finally happened: MoviePass’ long-running metamorphosis from “viable, popular business” into “cautionary tale about assuming you’ll figure out where the revenue is coming from later, okay?” is now complete, as the company announced today tha...
08:00 2019-09-14

The Morning After: MoviePass shuts down Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Apple's big iPhone 11 event revealed the biggest news of the week, but that's not all that happened. Tesla went plaid, we celebrated the Dreamcast and Honda put a price tag on its cute EV. Check out th...
07:56 2019-09-15

It's Curtains on the MoviePass Grift After launching a service that seemed too good to be true, MoviePass parent company Helios and Matheson have abruptly announced that the beleaguered movie ticket subscription service will be shutting down permanently tomorrow, September 14th. Read mo...
03:42 2019-09-14

MoviePass is shutting down for good It’s curtains for movie subscription trailblazer MoviePass. The cash-strapped service, known for a failed experiment to sell unlimited movie tickets for $10 a month, is shuttering for good on September 14, parent company Helios and Matheson Analytics...
00:28 2019-09-14

MoviePass is dying, but its former leader wants to resurrect it Just days after MoviePass shut down, one of the key players behind its initial success and subsequent failure wants to purchase it. Ted Farnsworth announced today that he's made an offer to acquire MoviePass -- along with related assets belongin...
00:28 2019-09-18

MoviePass is shutting down on September 14th MoviePass is shutting down. On Friday, the subscription service announced it will stop offering discounted movie tickets on Saturday, September 14th. In a press release, the company said its "efforts to recapitalize MoviePass have not been successful...
07:56 2019-09-15

MoviePass Subscription Service Shuts Down (NEW YORK) — MoviePass, the movie ticket subscription service that allowed subscribers to buy up to three movie tickets per month for a small fee, shut down Saturday. Its future is unclear. Helios and Matheson Analytics, the parent company of M...
22:14 2019-09-14

MoviePass' internal workings somehow even more of a shitshow than we all already assumed We’ve always known—in a deep, instinctual way—that MoviePass, a business that began with selling movie tickets to millions of people for less than they paid for them, and then just sort of spiraled out from there, was probably not the most functional...
09:00 2019-08-09

MoviePass temporarily shuts down service to work on its app The monthly movie ticket subscription service MoviePass temporarily shut down today. The company claims it did so to complete work on its mobile app. It's unclear how long the outage will last, but in a tweet MoviePass said the service could be ...
23:14 2019-07-05

MoviePass claims surprise shutdown is only temporary MoviePass is taking the summer off. The cash-strapped cinema subscription service announced Friday that it would be shutting down for several weeks under the guise of making improvements to its app. The surprise interruption began early in the mornin...
02:42 2019-07-06

New life for MoviePass? Former CEO of parent company wants to buy the service The offer is for MoviePass, the company’s movie-time-listing service Moviefone and a film-acquisition business called MoviePass Films.       ...
18:56 2019-09-18

MoviePass to Halt as Parent Explores Possible Sale MoviePass parent Helios & Matheson plans to “explore all strategic and financial alternatives,” including a sale or reorganization, and said MoviePass would stop service, effective Saturday....
04:00 2019-09-14

MoviePass is effectively dead and will shut down September 14 If you’re still a Movie Pass subscriber for some reason, it appears tonight is your last chance to use the service. In an “I hope no one notices” late Friday press release, the company announced it “would be interrupting the MoviePass service for all...
15:42 2019-09-14

Now that MoviePass is dead, can we please start funding sensible businesses? Ding dong, the completely unsustainable witch is dead. As we reported earlier today, MoviePass is shutting down. It leaves behind a few now-useless cards, and several major VC funds out of pocket to the tune of $68.7M. Make no mistake, this was a com...
15:42 2019-09-14

It's a Wrap: MoviePass Ends Theater Subscription Service MoviePass, which gained popularity for attempting to bring a Netflix-style subscription approach to out-of-home entertainment, offered a low price that proved to be unsustainable....
20:56 2019-09-14

MoviePass Insider Makes Offer for Subscription Service Theodore Farnsworth, chairman and CEO of MoviePass’s majority shareholder, is leading a group of investors on an offer to purchase the theater-subscription service’s assets....
20:56 2019-09-17

MoviePass User Records Said to Have Been Exposed on Public Server MoviePass has reportedly exposed thousands of unencrypted customer card numbers and personal credit cards because a critical server was not protected with a password....
00:28 2019-08-22

MoviePass confirms breach that leaked credit card numbers On Tuesday TechCrunch reported that security researcher Mossab Hussein, with the firm SpiderSilk, found an exposed, unencrypted MoviePass database with millions of records. Some of those included numbers for its custom debit cards that are used when....
14:28 2019-08-22

MoviePass sent to nice farm upstate with app updates, lots of room to run As anyone who tried to use subscription movie service MoviePass to duck into the theaters this holiday weekend—and we’re aware that that’s a proposition that hinges on so many hypotheticals at this point that it might as well be non-existent—already ...
23:14 2019-07-06

MoviePass is shutting down. Discount service to bring the curtain down this week MoviePass, the service that allowed film buffs to catch flicks at a discount, will stop operating this week, and may not return       ...
23:28 2019-09-13

MoviePass changed passwords to lock out users once it ran out of sane ideas Back in the summer of 2018, the beleaguered movie ticket app MoviePass was attracting a firestorm of complaints from users who were unable to use the app (for which they were paying $10 a month to see one film per day) to buy tickets for some new blo...
02:14 2019-08-10

MoviePass data breach leaves credit card numbers open Movie ticket subscription service MoviePass is the latest company to suffer a data breach after tens of thousands of customer card numbers and personal credit cards were left unsecured on a server that was not password protected.The exposed database ...
02:28 2019-08-22

MoviePass Customers: Check Your Credit Card Statements for Fraudulent Charges If you’re a MoviePass customer, you might want to take an extra close look at your credit card statements—or considering replacing your card altogether....
21:42 2019-08-21

MoviePass Apparently Left 58,000 Customer Records Exposed on a Public Server Ticketing app and ongoing shitshow MoviePass has been burning through whatever could possibly remain of its finances at an incredible rate—when last the imploding startup was in the news, it was because it reportedly tried to prevent users from actua...
06:42 2019-08-21

As MoviePass seeks to resuscitate its business, movie theaters are moving in on its turf On Thursday, MoviePass suspended its service while it undergoes unspecified "improvements" to its product, but a revamp may be unable to save the company....
00:28 2019-07-06

Regal Cinema's Reportedly Set to Launch a MoviePass-Style Unlimited Subscription Plan Movie prices just ain’t what they used to be. And with box office numbers still dwindling, Regal Cinemas is reportedly the latest movie theater chain to jump into that unlimited subscription fray. Read more......
23:00 2019-07-02

MoviePass admits to exposing users' personal information, debit card numbers online The struggling movie ticket subscription app may have exposed customers' private information online, according to a report.       ...
20:56 2019-08-22

MoviePass reveals customer data breach, adding latest stupid insult to a mountain of idiotic injuries “Insult to injury” is one of those phrases that gets tossed around a lot in certain circles, enough that it can often feel diluted when the time to truly deploy it finally arrives. Which leaves us with something of a conundrum tonight, as we struggle...
11:42 2019-08-22

Everyone Is Getting Signed, But Indie Wrestling Will Be Just Fine While the rest of the sports world is deep in a summer lull, independent wrestling is in the middle of a hectic 10 days of notable shows. Last weekend, Pro Wrestling Guerrilla, everyone’s favorite all-star indie, ran their usual buzzy, action-packed ...
21:56 2019-08-02

Why Renee Zellweger Signed On for TV With Netflix's What/If Renee Zellweger's got a new role on TV, and it's perfect for her because it's a role she'd never, ever play in real life. "I would never," Zellweger tells E!......
19:56 2019-05-24

Trump says US has signed another deal with Mexico President Trump declared on Twitter that the US has inked a yet unannounced agreement with Mexico on immigration that will be presented in the “not too distant future.”​ ​”​We have fully signed and documented another very important ...
15:14 2019-06-10

These are the 56 people who signed the Declaration of Independence Some of the signers are world famous – among them Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, and John Adams – and some are obscure.        ...
13:14 2019-07-04

Maple Leafs add F Aberg among seven players signed The Toronto Maple Leafs announced the signing of seven players Wednesday, including forward Pontus Aberg, who scored 12 goals with the Anaheim Ducks and Minnesota Wild last season....
21:00 2019-07-24

Jeffrey Epstein signed will just two days before suicide Jeffrey Epstein signed his will just two days before he hanged himself in his Manhattan jail cell — leaving behind a nearly $600 million fortune, according to court papers exclusively obtained by The Post on Monday. The court document, filed in the U...
11:28 2019-08-20

Jeffrey Epstein signed a will just two days before his death Court papers detail no beneficiaries for $577m estate, opening a potentially lengthy battle as victims seek justiceJeffrey Epstein signed a will just two days before he killed himself in jail, new court records show, opening a new legal front in what...
06:14 2019-08-20

Nets GM: I found out Kevin Durant signed when you did Sean Marks insists he found out Kevin Durant was coming the same way everybody else did: on social media. “Well, yeah. The Instagram post that he put up, we were all sitting in the office. We all got that in real time with you guys. We weren’t even s...
07:01 2019-07-10

Chemical castration on certain sex offenders signed into law in Alabama Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey on Monday signed a bill that forces sex offenders convicted of crimes involving pre-teens to be chemically castrated before their parole....
08:42 2019-06-11

Lawsuit: AT&T signed customers up for DirecTV Now without their knowledge Enlarge / AT&T logo. (credit: Mike Mozart / Flickr) AT&T supervisors encouraged sales reps to create fake DirecTV Now accounts to make the online video service seem more successful than it really was, a class-action complaint alleges. AT&T "promot[...
01:14 2019-09-18

Why hasn’t Dallas Keuchel signed, yet? It’s complicated Where do I think matters stand with Dallas Keuchel? The key word is “think” because teams and the lefty’s representative, Scott Boras, are not exactly holding hourly press briefings on the matter: Even at this late date money is the key. In a text, B...
23:14 2019-06-04

Mariners’ Gordon, Healy placed on IL, Bass signed ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Seattle Mariners placed second baseman Dee Gordon and third baseman Ryon Healy on the 10-day injured list and signed right-hander Anthony Bass to a one-year contract with a $950,000 salary while in the major leagues. Gordo...
00:00 2019-05-22

Another DC-CW Hero Might Have Signed Up for Crisis on Infinite Earths Brendan Fraser is game for a Mummy 4. Margot Robbie’s rumored Tank Girl revival may already have a director lined up. The screenwriters behind A Quiet Place want to be behind the next Indiana Jones or Star Wars. Plus, get a look at the familiar faces...
16:14 2019-09-11

Jeffrey Epstein signed will two days before his death Jeffrey Epstein signed and filed his will just two days before he was found dead in his New York City jail cell.        ...
23:00 2019-08-20

Jeffrey Epstein signed new will just two days before he died The financier and convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein executed a new will just two days before he was found dead in his New York City jail cell this month, according to probate documents obtained by NBC News. @NBCNews has obtained the will that wa...
16:00 2019-08-21

Deal on NYC tenant protections will be signed, says governor ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York’s governor says he will sign a deal that would strengthen rent stabilization rules covering more than 1 million tenants in and around New York City. The agreement would permanently extend the current rules governing...
20:00 2019-06-12

Mariners' Gordon, Healy placed on IL, Bass signed The Seattle Mariners placed second baseman Dee Gordon and third baseman Ryon Healy on the 10-day injured list and signed right-hander Anthony Bass to a one-year contract with a $950,000 salary while in the major leagues      ...
00:14 2019-05-22

$40K ‘Bambino’ cocktail comes with a check signed by Babe Ruth Babe “The Great Bambino” Ruth was no stranger to excess. He frequented brothels, crashed Cadillacs, smoked cigars prolifically and once ate a dozen hot dogs between double-header games. But the scotch-loving Ruth probably did not drink as well as who...
00:00 2019-07-02

Jeffrey Epstein signed will 2 days before suicide, report says Disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein’s will has been filed in the U.S. Virgin Islands and it showed that he signed it on Aug. 8 -- two days before investigators said he hanged himself in his New York City jail cell....
13:00 2019-08-20

He Signed His Epitaph: Kargil War Hero's Parents Remember Their Son A blank cheque hangs on the wall of the Kalia home, the last testament of their son Saurabh Kalia who signed off as it were from life itself with that penned flourish the day he left for Kargil....
12:28 2019-07-21

Of Course Trump Signed This D-Day Thing Like a Damn Autograph Book Aside from President Trump holding up a D-Day memorial to do a Fox News interview with the abominable Laura Ingraham with a cemetery backdrop, Trump’s trip overseas was relatively low on comedic value....
17:56 2019-06-07

These Republicans signed the ‘never Trump’ letters in 2016. Now some are having second thoughts. GOP national security establishment figures who tried to block Trump are wrestling with their actions, divided over whether to maintain opposition or find a way to support him....
13:42 2019-07-13

300K people are signed up to ‘Storm Area 51’ and ‘see them aliens’ The Clinton administration couldn’t get there. Russian spies tried and failed, too. But that won’t stop nearly 300,000 alien enthusiasts from gathering in Amargosa Valley, Nevada, with plans to invade top-secret military base Area 51, whe...
22:56 2019-07-11

K-pop band EXO welcomes Trump family with signed albums President Trump and Ivanka Trump got a surprise welcome party at South Korea’s Blue House: members of superstar K-pop boy band EXO. An excited Ivanka gushed about the group’s “phenomenal” performance at the closing ceremonies of the 2018 Winter Olymp...
19:42 2019-06-29

'Toy Story' Poster Signed By Steve Jobs Auctioned For More Than $30,000 A poster for Pixar Animation Studios' 1995 film 'Toy Story' signed by late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs sold at an auction in Los Angeles for $31,250, which was $6,000 more than its starting price....
18:14 2019-08-31

Peace Pact Signed With Tripura Insurgent Group The NLFT-SD has agreed to abjure the path of violence, join the mainstream and abide by the Constitution of India, it said. The group has agreed to the surrender of its 88 cadres with their weapons....
14:42 2019-08-10

Jeffrey Epstein signed a will 2 days before suicide: records The existence of the will, first reported by the New York Post, raised new questions about Epstein's final days inside the Metropolitan Correctional Center, where he was awaiting trial on federal sex trafficking and conspiracy charges....
03:00 2019-08-20

Daniel Jones still hasn’t signed his Giants contract The only way for Daniel Jones to mount a serious challenge this summer to overtake Eli Manning for the Giants’ starting quarterback job is for him to arrive at his first NFL training camp and put on a show. Before he can do that, he must sign his con...
08:14 2019-07-18

1.3 million people have signed up to storm Area 51. What could go wrong? Please don’t attempt the internet’s joke du jour, the US air force will not be amusedUrban legend has it that Area 51 is a weird place. Yet even if the conspiracy theories are true and the Nevada air force facility harbors extraterrestrial technology...
21:56 2019-07-16

Patriots would not have signed Antonio Brown if they knew of rape allegations Had the New England Patriots known about the rape allegations Antonio Brown was facing, team owner Robert Kraft would not have green-lit signing the wide receiver, according to NFL Network. The Patriots were blindsided by the civil lawsuit Brown̵...
19:28 2019-09-15

Seahawks inquired about Antonio Brown before Patriots signed ex-Raiders WR The New England Patriots weren't alone in their interest on Antonio Brown, as one of their former Super Bowl opponents also looked into the WR.       ...
21:14 2019-09-09

Nathan Patterson, signed by A’s after viral pitch, dominates in pro debut If his first outing is any indication, the Oakland Athletics’ Nathan Patterson signing wasn’t just a publicity stunt. The 23-year-old fan who earned a contract after hitting 96 mph during a ballpark speed-pitch challenge struck out the si...
20:14 2019-08-19

Dartmouth native signed by Toronto Raptors after going undrafted: reports Lindell Wigginton of Dartmouth, N.S., has reportedly signed a deal with the defending NBA Champion Toronto Raptors to play in the NBA Summer League, according to HoopsHype's Alex Kennedy. ...
05:28 2019-06-22

Amir Khan claims Manny Pacquiao fight is ‘signed’ Amir Khan is going to fight in Saudi Arabia again on November 8 The post Amir Khan claims Manny Pacquiao fight is ‘signed’ appeared first on Boxing News....
18:42 2019-07-16

Cuomo still hasn’t signed bill expanding elevator safety “It’s critically important that this gets signed into law,” said state Sen. Diane Savino (D–Brooklyn/Staten Island), who sponsored the bill in her chamber....
07:00 2019-08-26

Half A Million People Signed Up To Storm Area 51. What If They Show Up? Should everything go according to plan, more than half a million strangers will gather in a remote Nevada town in mid-September, united by a common goal: raid Area 51 in the wee hours of the morning -......
14:00 2019-07-13

Kerr: Stars evading signed deals 'real problem' for NBA For all of the excitement and buzz over an unprecedented free agency period, Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr is one very concerned NBA citizen....
02:14 2019-07-25

Karan Singh, Whose Father Signed Accession, Says J&K Move Has "Positives" Congress leader Karan Singh, whose father signed the terms of Kashmir's accession in 1947, said today he did not agree with a "blanket condemnation" of the centre's decisions, which, he said, were......
18:28 2019-08-08

Child sex abuse victim advocates want to know why Cuomo hasn’t signed Erin’s Law ALBANY — Advocates for child sex abuse victims say Gov. Andrew Cuomo is dragging his feet on signing education legislation that could decrease future child sex abuse cases. “Erin’s Law” requires at least one hour per school year to ...
23:56 2019-08-16

Next Tim Tebow? Florida Gators quarterback Feleipe Franks signed by Boston Red Sox Despite not pitching since his junior year of high school, Franks received a $40,000 signing bonus from the Boston Red Sox.       ...
10:56 2019-07-16

Nathan Patterson, fan who signed with A's, gives up three runs in second minor league outing The 23-year-old right-hander started the game for the Athletics and found some trouble in the first inning.       ...
23:42 2019-08-22

NBA free agency: With most big names signed, league waits on Kawhi Leonard The first day of NBA free agency saw 26 of our top 30 free agents agree to deals. While things are moving fast, one big piece remains on the board: Kawhi Leonard....
20:14 2019-07-01

We Can Now Add Jadon Sancho To The List Of Great Players Arsène Wenger "Almost" Signed The only thing former Arsenal manager Arsène Wenger likes to talk about more than the philosophical implications of life as a soccer manager is all the players he claims he narrowly missed out on signing. The latest addition to this nearly infinite l...
02:14 2019-09-12

Jeffrey Epstein signed a will just two days before he died by suicide, court records say Multiple attorneys representing Epstein’s alleged victims had previously vowed to go after the millionaire’s estate after news of his death.        ...
23:00 2019-08-20

MoviePass Changed User Passwords and Activated a 'Trip Wire' to Prevent User Access MoviePass’ reality TV-level spiral from a promising startup to absolute shitshow hits all the markers for poor business management and abysmal consumer-facing service. But according to a new report, MoviePass’ also intentionally disrupted its own ser...
02:42 2019-08-10

Sudan’s Ruling Military Has Signed a Power-Sharing Deal With Opposition Leaders (CAIRO) — Sudan’s ruling military and the pro-democracy movement on Wednesday signed a political document that’s part of a power-sharing deal meant to end the country’s deadlock after weeks of stalled talks. The two sides &mda...
12:28 2019-07-17

Everton signed Moise Kean to play centre-forward, says Marco Silva • Italian and Jean-Philippe Gbamin could make home debuts• Silva: New signings must learn fast to get in starting line-upMarco Silva said Everton signed Moise Kean to play at centre-forward only and all recruits must “learn fast” to force their way i...
05:28 2019-08-17

| Ceasefire accords signed by armed ethnic groups in central Mali - officials Armed groups of the rival Fulani and Dogan ethnic communities in central Mali have signed accords to "cease hostilities", during a visit by the country's prime minister, official sources said....
19:56 2019-08-06

Boxing News at Five: Eddie Hearn reckons he could have signed Tyson Fury ‘quite easily’ The Joshua-Ruiz rematch looks to be heading to America, Hearn on Tyson Fury, Joe Joyce's path through boxing, Khan thinks he can get Pacquiao fight later this year and Joe Gallagher the promoter. Terry Dooley rounds up today's boxing news The post Bo...
22:00 2019-06-27

Fan who signed with A's, Nathan Patterson, strikes out side in minor league debut Oakland Athletics minor league pitcher Nathan Patterson, who touched 96 mph on the radar gun to get signed, was excellent in his first pro outing.       ...
13:56 2019-08-19

Flamethrower Jordan Hicks shouts out fan Nathan Patterson, who signed contract with A's If anybody knows velocity, it's Cardinals right-hander Jordan Hicks. He gave a shout-out to Nathan Patterson, the fan who just got contract with A's.       ...
09:00 2019-08-04

Area 51: A travel guide for the person who signed up for the raid but isn't ready to storm the gate Everyone's talking about Area 51 because of a satirical Facebook page where a million actual people signed up to storm the Nevada site to "see them aliens."...
07:14 2019-07-18

Why Monica Lewinsky Signed on to Produce Impeachment: American Crime Story With Ryan Murphy The saga of American Crime Story's Monica Lewinsky-Bill Clinton season may be just as epic as whatever comes on screen in 2020. Originally discussed by Ryan Murphy in 2017, he would......
00:00 2019-08-08

Bottas Re-Signed To Mercedes, Ocon Back At Renault, And Raikkonen May Not Be Racing: Belgian GP Updates Formula One is back from summer break and racing at Spa-Francorchamps this weekend, which means it’s time for all those summer break rumors to start coming to a head. And if you just woke up wondering what the hell is going on in the F1 paddock, you’...
22:00 2019-08-29

Louisiana’s Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards has signed a fetal heartbeat abortion ban, breaking with his own party BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana’s Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards has signed a fetal heartbeat abortion ban, breaking with his own party. The post Louisiana’s Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards has signed a fetal heartbeat abortion ban, ...
00:00 2019-05-31

The 1977 law signed by Jimmy Carter that gives Trump sweeping powers to prohibit companies from trading with China Legal scholars and trade policy experts say that President Trump is right to claim broad powers to prohibit companies from trading with foreign countries thanks to a 1977 law that has previously not garnered much attention outside the context of nati...
10:42 2019-08-27

Christian Group Claims Thousands of People Signed Its Petition Demanding Netflix Cancel Amazon's Good Omens A Christian group known as Return to Order has been running a campaign to urge Netflix to remove the show Good Omens, which was released on Amazon.Read more......
01:14 2019-06-21

Wallpaper ideas: from signed Damien Hirst panels to Kate Moss's favourite brand these are the best feature walls available now From contemporary stained-glass pieces to large reproductions of famous paintings, take inspiration from this selection of distinctive wall art for the home....
10:42 2019-08-27

A previously unknown 29-year-old featherweight was signed on the spot by UFC president Dana White after delivering a highlight-reel flying knee knockout @UFC / Twitter Featherweight Aalon Cruz delivered a stunning flying knee to knock out fellow prospect Steven Nguyen at Dana White's Tuesday Night Contender Series this past week. The knockout came with just 24 seconds left in the fight, providing a ...
10:56 2019-08-01

WIN a Nintendo Switch, signed by the England Cricket team and a copy of Cricket 19! We've teamed up with Cricket 19 The Official Game of the Ashes to giveaway a copy of the game and a Nintendo Switch signed by some of the stars of the England Cricket Team....
08:28 2019-07-25

Wizards Signed Injury-Ravaged Point Guard To Mentor John Wall Through Injury Rehabilitation NBA general managers will say a lot of things to hype up or defend or justify a personnel move. Every player who changes teams suddenly becomes a hard worker, a true professional, and a locker-room leader, if only during that initial flush of excite...
06:00 2019-08-06

Notting Hill Carnival's 'dancing granny' signed by underwear brand after becoming viral twerking hit A "dancing granny" who became a viral hit after twerking in a skin-tight body suit at Notting Hill Carnival has been signed by the underwear brand Sloggi....
10:28 2019-08-31

Rory Kinnear on Years And Years, the power of male pattern baldness, and fucking a pig The actor: Rory Kinnear has acting in his blood. His dad, the late Roy Kinnear, is best known to American audiences as Henry Salt (father of Veruca) in Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory, while his mom, Carmel Cryan, has been a familiar face on ...
18:56 2019-06-27

Revolutionary iPhone tech that took 5 years to develop was just abandoned by Apple after only 4 years There’s no question whatsoever that 3D Touch is the most underappreciated technologies Apple has introduced in the past decade, but that’s no one’s fault but Apple’s. It’s a complex and compelling technology that uses sp...
16:14 2019-09-16

Years and Years: Dystopian sci-fi that makes Black Mirror feel bubbly Years and Years is a miniseries that examines the near future of Britain as experienced by the Lyons family. [credit: HBO/BBC ] I don't know...
20:00 2019-08-08

Teeth ‘Time Capsule’ Reveals That 2 million Years Ago, Early Humans Breastfed For Up To 6 years! Humans’ distant ancestor Australopithecus africanus had a unique approach to raising their young, as shown in our new research published today in Nature.  ...
03:00 2019-07-18

HBO’s Quasi-Dystopian Years and Years Is the Future Liberals Fear The future ain’t what it used to be—and TV creators have noticed. Faced with the quadruple threat of right-wing populism, climate change, Putin and the increasingly dark realities of cyberspace, their visions of the world to come have beg...
22:28 2019-06-22

Remember how the “new Supra” was rumored to be a mid-engine hybrid for like, years and years? Remember how the “new Supra” was rumored to be a mid-engine hybrid for like, years and years? Concepts like the Toyota Alessandro Volta from 2004 certainly made us feel like that could be the case. The Italdesign-Giugiaro body packed a hybrid 3.3-lit...
21:14 2019-05-24

'Years and Years' charts chaotic future through one family Writer Russell T Davies has seamlessly moved between science fiction ("Doctor Who," "Torchwood") and character-driven dramas ("Queer as Folk"), but he's found a doozy of a way to wed those genres in "Years and Years," a BBC series whose near-future d...
21:00 2019-06-27

The real science behind Years and Years’ vision of the near future TV writer Russell T. Davies has taken inspiration from cutting-edge research to imagine the technologies that will influence our lives over the next 15 years...
20:56 2019-06-04

Russell Tovey on Years and Years, podcasting and having children After a standout role in this year's smash TV drama Years and Years, there's no stopping Russell Tovey. The actor talks to Nick Curtis about his bright future — and his plans to have 10 children...
09:14 2019-08-22

Are we alone? Nearly 400K people have signed up for Facebook event to 'storm' Area 51 and 'see them aliens' Over 370,000 people signed on to a Facebook event to raid Area 51 in search of aliens. The facility's purpose has long been a subject of speculation.        ...
10:56 2019-07-12

Rangers pitcher Mike Minor rips trade rumors: 'Almost like I signed just so they could trade me' With Major League Baseball's trade deadline quickly approaching, many players are starting to feel the heat. One Rangers pitcher doesn't want to move.       ...
02:28 2019-07-19

HBO's *Years and Years* Unlocks Sci-Fi's Ultimate Potential At its core, science fiction is a tool for building thought experiment machines. That's the game Russell T Davies' new show is playing so beautifully....
15:14 2019-07-11

Slack Goes Wonky, Gives Millions the Day Off If you woke up Friday morning, logged into Slack, only to find it a hellhole of bugs—it’s not just you. Users all over the world have been reporting outages, repeating messages, and errors with the popular workplace communication tool.Read more......
17:42 2019-06-28

Man buys painting for $300 that could be worth millions Philip Stapleton was perusing a thrift sale in the UK when he came across a painting he liked so much, he spent nearly $300 on it, even though he assumed it was fake. But after doing some research and talking to experts, the 52-year-old antique colle...
23:42 2019-06-07

Sudowoodo Is Loved By Millions Of Old People Every Pokemon is interesting and worth talking about. I don’t play a ton of Pokemon, but I do enjoy the universe and I love learning more about the creatures in it. So, Here’s Another Pokemon! It’s Sudowoodo!...
19:00 2019-08-31

Millions in Zimbabwe facing starvation, UN says More than two million people in Zimbabwe are facing starvation after a severe drought that affected food harvests, the World Food Programme said in a report....
12:00 2019-08-13

Millions of Americans are only $400 away from financial hardship. Here's why A majority of American adults say they are living comfortably, according to an annual Federal Reserve study on financial well-being of households. But nearly a third still lack savings to handle a $400 emergency expense....
19:42 2019-05-23

The Morning After: Making millions from esports Welcome to Monday! If you weren't built for sports (guilty), then esports might offer similar financial rewards, with this year's Dota 2 tournament offering up more money than major traditional sport events. Also: accusations of crimes IN S...
20:28 2019-08-26

Millions at Risk of Becoming Stateless in India India’s efforts to create a citizen registry in the northeastern state of Assam could lead to the world’s largest population of stateless people, many of them Muslims....
17:42 2019-08-29

Britons hoarding millions of old gadgets - how many are yours? It might be time to finally take that Nokia 3310 out of your desk drawer and get the Super Nintendo out of the loft, as UK households have been told they are hoarding too many old and unused gadgets....
12:00 2019-08-21

Millions of child grooms forced into marriage, UN says Some 115 million boys worldwide entered marriage before the age of 18, a new study by the UN's children's agency shows. The marriage of minors "steals childhood," UNICEF's executive director said....
10:56 2019-06-07

Amazon starts one-day shipping for millions of products Amazon, facing increased competition from traditional retailers, has expanded free next-day delivery for more than ten million products for Prime members....
18:28 2019-06-03

The U.S. is pouring millions into Somalia despite concerns over dependency on aid The United States has been the East African country’s largest donor for decades, propping up a succession of weak governments that have struggled to deal with persistent drought and the brutal tactics of Islamist militants....
13:14 2019-06-18

Medical data of millions of Americans available online The medical images and health data of millions of Americans, including X-rays, MRIs and CT scans, have been discovered on unsecured servers.The records cover over 5m patients in the US as well as millions more around the world and in some cases, thes...
01:14 2019-09-18

Mega Millions Jackpot Reaches $530 Million LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– People took to the stores Friday to try their luck at tonight’s Mega Millions drawing. The jackpot is at $530 million. Frankfort resident Chris Cole told LEX 18 if he had that kind of money, he would retire early....
21:56 2019-06-07

‘How will the National Grid cope when millions of EVs are plugged in?’ Opinion 25 Aug, 2019 After recent National Grid power cuts, Mike Rutherford thinks the UK is a long way away from being able to cope with the EV revolution...
16:56 2019-08-25

Millions of children in conflicts need psychological help: report More than 420 million children live in conflict zones, according to a new study. Humanitarian groups have called on countries to do more to preserve childhood, including providing assistance and much-needed funds....
10:42 2019-09-11

Scientists win millions in the 2020 Breakthrough Prize The Breakthrough Prize rewards work in physics, mathematics, and the life sciences, and it has just awarded almost $20 million to researchers around the world...
19:00 2019-09-05

Still got your old Nokia? Britons hoarding millions of gadgets It might be time to finally take that Nokia 3310 out of your desk drawer and get the Super Nintendo out of the loft, as UK households have been told they are hoarding too many old and unused gadgets....
01:42 2019-08-22

Humanitarian assistance to be scaled-up for millions of Venezuelans in need  The United Nations humanitarian wing launched a new Response Plan (HRP) on Wednesday, that aims to help around 2.6 million people in Venezuela through to the end of the year, almost half of whom are youth. ...
01:28 2019-08-15

AT&T employees bribed with $1M to unlock millions of phones AT&T employees unlocked millions of mobile phones to plant malware and remove the phones from the provider’s network — all for thousands of dollars in bribes. The details were revealed after the US Department of Justice (DoJ) opened a case against Mu...
19:28 2019-08-07

Democrats raise millions to fight Trump - and one another U.S. Senator Cory Booker reported on Monday he raised $4.5 million in the three months ended June 30, the latest Democratic hopeful to detail his cash haul in the party's crowded presidential field....
04:01 2019-07-16

How Britain can help you get away with stealing millions: a five-step guide Dirty money needs laundering if it’s to be of any use – and the UK is the best place in the world to do it. By Oliver BulloughKleptocrats, fraudsters and crooks steal hundreds of billions of pounds, dollars and euros from the rest of us every year, b...
15:56 2019-07-05

Meet the Marrying Millions Couples: He's 60 and Rich, She's 21 and Not So, you have a lot of money and your partner...doesn't. What do you do? If you're Bill and Brianna of Dallas, Texas, and Brian and Gentille from Las Vegas, Nevada, you go on TV in a new......
21:00 2019-06-13

U.N. calls for hundreds of millions in more aid to fight Ebola Democratic Republic of Congo's Ebola outbreak could last much longer and cost far more in money and lives unless U.N. member states inject hundreds of millions of dollars now, U.N. humanitarian chief Mark Lowcock told Reuters on Monday....
16:56 2019-07-15

Supercomputer creates millions of virtual universes How do you understand the development of galaxies when even the younger examples are frequently billions of years old? Simulate as many universes as you can, apparently. Researchers at the University of Arizona have used the school's Ocelote s...
07:56 2019-08-12

G7 Pledges Millions To Help Fight Amazon Fires The G7 has agreed to spend $20 million (18 million euros) on the Amazon, mainly to send fire-fighting aircraft to tackle huge blazes engulfing parts of the world's biggest rainforest, the presidents......
01:56 2019-08-27

U.S.: Fraud made ex-NIADA leader millions Andrew Gabler, who resigned as president of the National Independent Automobile Dealers Association earlier this year, faces bank fraud and wire fraud charges....
11:56 2019-08-19

Why Millions in India Risk Losing Their Citizenship Officials in Assam -- a lush, tea-growing state in northeastern India -- have published an updated citizenship registry for the first time in decades. About 1.9 million people’s names have been left off the list. Anyone who can’t prove they are livin...
06:14 2019-09-04

3 interventions could prevent millions of cardiovascular deaths A new Harvard study argues that implementing three heart health interventions at a global level could save millions of lives in the next couple of decades....
14:42 2019-06-11

Brazil Says It Will Reject Millions in Amazon Aid Pledged at G7 President Jair Bolsonaro suggested that he would reconsider accepting the aid if President Emmanuel Macron of France withdrew “insults made to my person.”...
18:42 2019-08-27

US philanthropists vow to raise millions for climate activists Fund donates £500,000 to grassroots Extinction Rebellion and other groups, with promise of more to come A group of wealthy US philanthropists and investors have donated almost half a million pounds to support the grassroots movement Extinction Rebell...
10:42 2019-07-12

Millions across South America hit by massive power cut Failure leaves people in Argentina and Uruguay without electricityTens of millions of people across South America were left without electricity early on Sunday after a massive power failure left Argentina and Uruguay almost completely in the dark.Arg...
16:56 2019-06-16

Unsecured database exposed millions of Instagram influencers A database containing contact information for millions of Instagram influencers was reportedly found online, exposing info like phone numbers and email addresses for celebrities, influencers and brand accounts. According to TechCrunch, the database w...
14:56 2019-05-21

Top law firm Weil Gotshal botched millions in pay for bankers Two powerful Wall Street investment bankers could be on the hook for millions of dollars in back taxes and penalties after one of the world’s most prestigious law firms botched their pay packages — and then left them in the dark about the error for y...
05:14 2019-08-23

Millions in crushing medical debt — gone. All thanks to these churches Since the start of 2018, at least 18 churches nationwide have abolished more than $34 million burdening America’s most debt-ridden patients.        ...
20:01 2019-05-31

Mecca: See millions complete their Hajj pilgrimage in a 60 seconds A time-lapse shows devotees taking part in the annual Hajj pilgrimage in Mecca. Video provided by AFP - English        ...
00:42 2019-08-15

WhatsApp comes to millions of basic cellphones running KaiOS WhatsApp has only had limited availability on basic cellphones until now, but Facebook is about to throw the gates wide open. The messaging app is now available on the KaiStore, making it available to "millions" of low-cost KaiOS cellphones with at....
21:28 2019-07-22

Trump rules out Afghan plan that would kill millions President Trump said Monday he had “plans” that would win the 19-year-old Afghan war in as little as a week — but that the US would have to “kill 10 million people” and the country “would be wiped off the face of the Earth.” But the president, speaki...
23:56 2019-07-22

Winning numbers drawn in ‘Mega Millions’ game ATLANTA (AP) _ The winning numbers in Tuesday evening’s drawing of the “Mega Millions” game were: 10-50-55-56-58, Mega Ball: 15, Megaplier: 5 (ten, fifty, fifty-five, fifty-six, fifty-eight; Mega Ball: fifteen; Megaplier: five) The ...
06:14 2019-05-22

Smart meter delays could mean higher bills for millions Four million homes on prepay gas and electricity meters could see higher bills due to delays in the rollout of smart meters, says the competition watchdog....
13:00 2019-06-07

Fake Android apps downloaded millions of times Android users have downloaded fake apps which slow down their devices and drain their batteries millions of times according to research from Trend Micro.Researchers at the cybersecurity firm found 85 different photography and gaming apps that were fi...
23:00 2019-08-19

Report: Facebook offering ‘millions’ to publishers for news SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook is reportedly in talks with news publishers to offer “millions of dollars” for the rights to publish their material on its site. The move follows years of criticism over its growing monopolization of online a...
02:14 2019-08-09

Despite booming economy, millions of Americans still on hard times The recession and financial crisis of 2008 never ended for many cash-strapped Americans. While the economy and stock market are booming, and many Americans are enjoying the benefits, others are headed for financial disaster. That’s the warning of the...
06:00 2019-05-26

Dell patches vulnerability that put millions of PCs at risk — Update yours now Computing giant Dell released a security advisory on Thursday urging consumers to update their laptops and PCs to patch a security vulnerability the company says could have enabled hackers to access sensitive information. The vulnerability, CVE-2019-...
11:01 2019-06-21

Tens of millions without power in South America blackout BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — A massive blackout left tens of millions of people without electricity in Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay on Sunday in what the Argentine president called an “unprecedented” failure in the countries’ power grid. Authorities ...
01:42 2019-06-17

Amazon's Textract AI can read millions of pages in a few hours Amazon has launched a new offering called Textract for its Web Services customers, and it's like optical character recognition on steroids. It more than just extracts text from documents like its name implies -- Amazon says it can actually ident...
13:42 2019-05-30

A man spent $300 on a painting at a thrift sale. It could be worth millions Philip Stapleton was perusing a thrift sale in the U.K. when he came across a painting he liked so much, he spent nearly $300 on it, even though he assumed it was fake. But after doing some research and talking to experts, the 52-year-old antique col...
01:42 2019-06-08

Offshore wind auction could raise millions for Queen Crown Estate holds rights to seabeds around British Isles for wind and wave powerThe Queen’s property managers will this week set out terms for the world’s biggest offshore wind auction in a decade.Industry experts expect the complex bidding process ...
09:14 2019-07-17

Heidi Heitkamp: Protect pensions now for millions of Americans Instead of retiring with the pension they earned, many people in multi-employer plans are facing a troubling and dark future without the peace of mind they were expecting....
05:28 2019-09-04

Florida beekeeper says someone may have poisoned millions of his honey bees A veteran Florida beekeeper thinks someone may have poisoned his honey bees and is offering $30,000 for information leading to the arrest of whoever’s responsible....
18:00 2019-07-31

Will Brexit pollsters again help hedge funds make millions? Bloomberg's allegations that Nigel Farage may have influenced forex markets to help hedge funds on Brexit referendum night in 2016 have not gone away. We ask if something similar could happen on October 31?...
17:00 2019-07-15

Millions of Americans drive stoned and don’t care about getting caught Drivers are going up in smoke! Millions of Americans get behind the wheel while high from smoking marijuana, a study released on Wednesday said. An estimated 14.8 million Americans said they’ve driven while high at least once in the past month ...
02:42 2019-06-20

Surge of algae kills millions of salmon in Norway A surge of algae has killed an estimated 8 million salmon at Norwegian fish farms over the past week, wiping out more than half of this year's expected sales growth, the state-owned Norwegian Seafood Council said on Wednesday....
13:28 2019-05-22

Millions Have Chrome, Firefox Extensions That Sell Their Every Click Some browser extensions have a side hustle in spying. From a privileged perch in your browser, they pass information about where you surf and what you view into a murky data economy....
15:00 2019-07-19

Millions of Americans' medical records are out in the open on the internet If you've ever visited a private medical clinic, your records could be at risk. A new joint investigation published by ProPublica and German broadcaster Bayerischer Rundfunk found that the medical data of some 5 million patients in the US is eas...
00:28 2019-09-18

Far-right Facebook groups 'spreading hate to millions in Europe' Avaaz uncovers 500 accounts using fake news to spread white supremacy messageA web of far-right Facebook accounts spreading fake news and hate speech to millions of people across Europe has been uncovered by the campaign group Avaaz.Facebook, which i...
07:28 2019-05-22

How the DMV is making millions by selling drivers’ personal data Motor vehicle departments around the United States are taking drivers’ personal information and selling it to a range of businesses, including private investigators, generating millions of dollars in revenue, said a scathing new report. Accordi...
19:56 2019-09-09

Danes raise millions of euros in first-ever climate telethon Individuals and companies alike donated about €2.4 million to plant almost 1 million trees in the Scandinavian country. The fundraising event was described as the first of its kind to focus on the climate....
05:42 2019-09-15

Mecca: See millions complete their Hajj pilgrimage in 60 seconds A time-lapse shows devotees taking part in the annual Hajj pilgrimage in Mecca. Video provided by AFP - English        ...
13:56 2019-08-16

UNESCO warns millions of kids left behind on education Without urgent action, one in six children worldwide will be out of school by 2030, a new UNESCO report warns. Former New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark told DW the world is walking towards "an enormous failure."...
19:42 2019-07-09

Millions of Americans’ medical images and data are available on the Internet Enlarge / Dislocated cervical vertebrae (traumatic lesion of cervical vertebrae C1-C2). X-ray in profile. (Photo by: BSIP/Universal Images Group via Getty Images) (credit: BSIP | GettyImages) ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative news...
01:14 2019-09-18

Facebook stored hundreds of millions of passwords unprotected Company admits to mistake and says it has no evidence of abuse – but the risk was hugeFacebook mistakenly stored “hundreds of millions” of passwords in plaintext, unprotected by any encryption, the company has admitted.The mistake, which led to user ...
18:14 2019-05-21

How did the ancient Egyptians catch and mummify millions of ibises? Egyptians mummified millions of sacred ibises thousands of years ago. Analysing their DNA seems to show they were sourced from the wild rather than large farms...
01:00 2019-05-22

5 men arrested for stealing millions from elderly, disabled vets, DOJ says Federal prosecutors say five people have been arrested on charges they obtained social security and other identifying information to steal millions of dollars from mostly elderly and disabled veterans....
07:28 2019-08-22

Trump: ICE to start removing ‘millions’ of ‘illegal aliens’ President Trump said on Monday that the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency will start to remove from the United States millions of immigrants who have entered the country illegally. “Next week ICE will begin the process of removing the ...
15:14 2019-06-18

Airbus Harnessing AI in Bid to Save Millions on Finance Tasks Airbus is using artificial intelligence to squeeze cost out of its finance function, an experiment launched in the aircraft maker’s Americas division that could save the corporation millions of dollars annually if rolled out in other regions....
13:00 2019-08-19

The House Passed a Bill That Would Protect Millions of Immigrants On Tuesday, the House of Representatives passed a hopeful but likely doomed bill that would offer more than 2 million undocumented migrants a path to permanent residency, despite the fact that it stands almost no chance of making it through the Senat...
06:28 2019-06-05

Trump Allies Want to Spend Millions on Making Journalists Look Bad The “loose network of conservative operatives” collecting damaging information on journalists who criticize President Donald Trump are now reportedly raising $2 million to help them better look through old tweets, probably....
20:56 2019-09-03

Apollo 11 tapes bought for $218 may sell for millions after nearly being lost Tapes identified in 2008 as the only surviving original recording of the first moon landing in 1969 are to go up for auction in JulyWhen Gary George bought a truckload of videotapes for $218 from a US government surplus auction more than 40 years ago...
21:28 2019-06-28

Google's millions will transform San Jose – but at what true cost? A major urban hub without a big-city feel, San Jose hopes a huge new Google campus will rethink its car-centric sprawl. But critics warn it will steamroll poorer residentsSan Jose is the Bay Area’s most populous city, home to more than a million peop...
14:14 2019-07-03

Philippines overflows with millions of mangoes as El Niño take effect Agriculture department sets up stalls around Manila in bid to get rid of fruit before it rots The Philippines is struggling under the weight of a sweet but troublesome burden: a glut of 2 million mangos.Agriculture secretary Emmanuel Piñol said mango...
08:42 2019-06-10

Trump threatens to deport millions beginning next week WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is threatening to remove millions of people in the country illegally. In a late-night tweet Monday, Trump says U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement will begin the removal process next week. He tells his Tw...
08:00 2019-06-18

US heat wave: Millions suffer as hot weather intensifies Nearly 150 million people from the Midwest to the Atlantic coast are sweating through scorching temperatures, with New York declaring a heat emergency. At least three people have died, and many events have been canceled....
07:56 2019-07-21

Mega Millions Jackpot Goes Up To Nearly Half A Billion Dollars (CNN/LEX 18) – If you’re feeling lucky now would be a good time to buy a lottery ticket. The Mega Millions jackpot has grown to nearly half of billion dollars. The winning numbers on Friday night were 7, 8, 26, 65 and 67, plus the gold Me...
01:56 2019-06-02

Blackout affects tens of millions in South America A massive blackout left tens of millions of people without electricity in Argentina and Uruguay on Sunday after an unexplained failure in the neighboring countries' interconnected power grid. (June 16)        ...
22:42 2019-06-16

Diyanet: The Turkish religious authority that makes millions Turkey's highest religious authority brings in huge profits, say analysts. But as a historic brewery in Istanbul faces demolition for a dormitory, critics argue that such profiteering is not in line with Islam....
02:14 2019-09-21

Millions of Dell Computers at Risk of Remote Attack, Fix Available SafeBreach discovered the flaw and reported the vulnerability, and it allows hackers to take over the machine and read the physical memory stored onboard....
17:56 2019-06-21

Purdue Pharma owners hid millions in Swiss banks: NY AG The family that owns OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma used Swiss bank accounts to conceal the transfer of millions of dollars from the company to themselves, New York state’s attorney general contends in court papers filed Friday. New York — askin...
07:42 2019-09-14

Facebook reportedly offering ‘millions’ to publishers for news SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook is reportedly in talks with news publishers to offer “millions of dollars” for the rights to publish their material on its site. The move follows years of criticism over its growing monopolization of online advert...
07:14 2019-08-09

Uninstall These Eight Browser Extensions That Stole Data from Millions A massive data leak was recently discovered by cybersecurity researcher Sam Jidali, revealing private information for 45 major companies and millions of individuals. Dubbed “DataSpii” by Jidali and his team, the leak was perpetrated by innocent-loo...
08:28 2019-07-20

WSJ: Facebook offers publishers millions for its dedicated news tab Facebook is gearing up for the launch of a dedicated news tab by offering publishers million dollar deals, according to The Wall Street Journal. Apparently, the social network told news outlets that it would pay as much as $3 million a year to licens...
07:42 2019-08-09

Sony's Crystal cinema display supports 16K, but could cost millions Sony recently unveiled its Crystal LED screen for cinema exhibitors, but it has now announced that the tech will be available to consumers, as well. It will be selling the screens through specially trained and certified dealers in sizes up to 63 feet...
17:00 2019-09-13

Hackers steal millions of Bulgarians' financial records: tax agency Hackers have stolen the financial data of millions of Bulgarians from the country's tax agency, the government said on Tuesday, in an attack that one researcher said may have compromised nearly every adult's personal records....
16:56 2019-07-16

Redskins’ Adrian Peterson swimming in millions of dollars in debt Adrian Peterson is deep in debt and struggling to sort things out. Though Peterson, the Redskins running back, has earned nearly $100 million not including endorsements over his NFL career, more than any running back ever, his lawyer said he trusted ...
21:14 2019-07-23

CDC Calls for Millions More Naloxone Prescriptions to Reverse Opioid Overdoses Across the U.S. There have been few glimmers of hope when it comes to the opioid crisis. But a new report this week from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggests that many more people are now getting access to the opioid overdose antidote naloxone—and...
20:56 2019-08-07

Millions in northwest India face tropical cyclone threat A month after powerful Tropical Cyclone Fani slammed into India's northeastern coastline, the country faces the threat of another strong storm, this time on its west coast....
03:14 2019-06-12

How to use Amazon Prime Music Unlimited to listen to millions of songs Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through our links, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent an...
07:28 2019-06-10

Hasbro stands to make millions from Marvel's Phase 4 slate Hasbro has held the master license for Marvel for over a decade and, if Marvel's upcoming slate is any indication, the toymaker stands to make millions in the coming years....
04:28 2019-07-24

Malaysia Launches Legal Action To Recover 1MDB Millions Malaysia has launched legal action to recover about $65 million stolen from scandal-hit state fund 1MDB, much of it from groups connected to the ousted former regime, anti-corruption authorities said......
10:28 2019-06-21

Sudan's Bashir kept key to room with millions of euros, court hears Sudan's toppled former leader Omar al-Bashir was the only person with a key to a room at the presidential palace holding millions of euros, his last office manager testified on Saturday....
18:42 2019-09-07

Dell and Microsoft pour millions into A.I. start-ups that are reshaping the workforce Dell and Microsoft venture capital arms are investing in AI start-ups that have products to help companies manage data and harness machine learning to gain a competitive advantage....
00:28 2019-07-17

| UN launches new Zimbabwe appeal as millions face food crisis The UN food agency has launched a $331-million appeal for aid donations to feed millions of people in crisis-hit Zimbabwe, which is reeling from a drought and the high cost of food....
14:42 2019-08-07

‘Homework gap’ shows millions of students lack home internet HARTFORD, Conn. — With no computer or internet at home, Raegan Byrd’s homework assignments present a nightly challenge: How much can she get done using just her smartphone? On the tiny screen, she switches between web pages for research projects, los...
01:14 2019-06-11

Millions should stop taking aspirin for heart health, study says d. Guidelines released this year ruled out routine aspirin use for many older adults who don't already have heart disease — and said it's only for certain younger people under doctor's orders....
20:42 2019-07-23

Missing Millions Put an American-Funded Afghan College Under Scrutiny The American University of Afghanistan is at risk of closing after United States government investigators said they could not account for $63 million in spending....
09:28 2019-05-30

Millions in Zimbabwe facing starvation after severe droughts, UN agency says More than two million people in Zimbabwe are facing starvation after a severe drought that affected food harvests, the World Food Programme said in a report....
20:28 2019-08-07

Robbers steal millions in gold coins from Mexican mint Armed robbers successfully broke into the national mint and escaped from the scene with centennial coins worth millions of dollars. Local media suspect government officials helped the thieves....
07:42 2019-08-07

The teenager who made millions on Bitcoin is staking it all on this obscure token The world’s youngest bitcoin millionaire announced he’s transferring all of his bitcoin holdings into Metal, a cryptocurrency that launched an ICO in 2017.Read More...
23:56 2019-08-25

Millions of ‘painted lady’ butterflies give UK once-a-decade makeover British skies are bathing in beauty. Residents of the UK and Ireland have been noticing a massive uptick in the amount of painted ladies hovering around lately — and not the kind one used to find in Times Square. An influx of the “painted lady&...
23:00 2019-08-05

Picasso, Leger paintings seen fetching millions at London auction Abstract paintings depicting the female form by Pablo Picasso and Fernand Leger are expected to fetch tens of millions of dollars at auction when they go under the hammer next week, according to......
18:14 2019-06-14

Fannie and Freddie Changes Could Lower Housing Costs for Millions of Americans Starting Monday, the U.S. government is making what’s widely described as the biggest change in a generation to the inner workings of the roughly $4.4 trillion market in mortgage-backed securities issued by the country’s two housing market giants, Fa...
15:42 2019-06-03

Donald Trump: ICE to deport 'millions' of migrants starting next week President Donald Trump said starting next week U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement will begin deporting millions of immigrants who entered the United States illegally....
12:42 2019-06-18

5 Indicted in Identity Theft Scheme That Bilked Millions From Veterans The defendants obtained Social Security numbers and bank account information from a technician who worked for the military, the Justice Department said....
03:42 2019-08-22

Trump: ICE will remove 'millions' of illegal migrants starting next week President Donald Trump said starting next week U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement will begin deporting millions of immigrants who entered the United States illegally....
08:56 2019-06-18

US Will Begin Removing Millions Of "Illegal Aliens" Next Week, Says Trump President Donald Trump said on Monday that US authorities would begin next week removing millions of immigrants who are in the United States illegally....
07:14 2019-06-18

Trump says U.S. agency will begin removing millions of illegal immigrants President Donald Trump said on Monday that U.S. authorities would begin next week removing millions of immigrants who are in the United States illegally....
05:28 2019-06-18

He Took Wine Bottles For Safekeeping, Made Millions Via Brokers, Arrested After moving to Maryland in 2015, Aronovici realized the 400-bottle unit he owned wouldn't fit in his new garage. A collector for 38 years, he found Holder's Safe Harbour Wine Storage in suburban......
05:56 2019-08-03

Ice cream wars: Trucks seized for evading millions in fines New York City investigators have seized 46 ice cream trucks after their owner was accused of evading more than $4.5m (£3.55m) in fines since 2009....
05:28 2019-06-06

Access Millions of Newly Digitized Holocaust Records for Free Records from the Holocaust and Nazi persecution have become more accessible, thanks to newly digitized archives. A joint initiative between Ancestry.com and the Arolsen Archives—an international center on Nazi persecution—has resulted in the digitiza...
22:28 2019-08-01

Big donor Steyer's presidential run could deny millions to other Democratic races Billionaire Tom Steyer, a longtime friend and key donor to liberal candidates and causes, says he decided to run for the Democratic presidential nomination next year because no other candidate was offering a "mandate for change"....
15:14 2019-07-19

South America blackout leaves tens of millions without power A massive blackout left more tens of millions of people without electricity in Argentina and Uruguay Sunday morning after an unexplained failure in the neighboring countries’ interconnected power grid...
21:14 2019-06-16

RBS and Natwest down: Millions unable to access websites after amassive outage Millions of customers are locked out of their NatWest and Royal Bank of Scotland online banking services, after the websites were hit by a major outage....
15:00 2019-08-27

How Mega Millions and Powerball changed the rules to boost their jackpots America's lottery system goes back a long time — further back than the country itself. Today, state-run lotteries contribute millions to state budgets, but some critics question how effective they actually are....
11:14 2019-06-06

Roughly $825 million up for grabs in Powerball, Mega Millions drawings Roughly $825 million will be up for grabs in America'stwo lottery games starting Saturday night after no one picked the correct numbers in the last drawings....
00:42 2019-06-02

Evernote security flaw could have exposed data of millions of users Security researchers have discovered a critical flaw in the Evernote Web Clipper Chrome extension which could allow potential attackers to access a users' personal information from third party services online.The vulnerability, a Universal Cross...
11:00 2019-06-14

Carlos Ghosn sues Nissan-Mitsubishi for millions in damages Former Alliance chairman launches £13.5m lawsuit after he was ousted on charges of financial misconduct Carlos Ghosn is reported to have launched a lawsuit against Nissan and Mitsubishi after he was removed as chairman of the Alliance last year on c...
14:00 2019-07-23

Area 51: Why does a military compound in the desert attract millions from all over the world? It may have started as a joke, but just how many of the two million people "attending" an Area 51 alien hunting event on Facebook are laughing or taking it seriously, no one knows. The US military has issued a warning....
18:42 2019-07-31

Contigo recalls millions of water bottles due to choking hazard Millions of Contigo Kids Cleanable Water Bottles were recalled Tuesday as its silicone spout can become detached, posing a choking hazard to children, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said....
08:56 2019-08-28

World at risk of pandemics that could kill millions, panel warns The world is facing a mounting threat of disease pandemics that could kill millions and wreak havoc on the global economy, a international expert panel has warned, and governments should work to prepare for and mitigate that risk....
04:28 2019-09-18

As millions flock to Area 51, scientists say extraterrestrial life isn't impossible Two million people signed up on Facebook to go alien hunting at the highly classified US air force facility Area 51. Are they crazy or is there something to it? What would happen if we came into contact with aliens?...
18:42 2019-07-31

Millions were hidden in palace room in Sudan. Only the president had the key, witness says Sudan's ousted President Omar al-Bashir had sole access to the Presidential Palace room where millions in local and foreign currency were found, a defense witness and former head of the President's Office said at the deposed leader's latest court hea...
22:14 2019-09-09

"Could Kill Millions": US Seizes $1 Billion Worth Of Cocaine From Ship Federal authorities seized 16.5 tons of cocaine worth more than $1 billion from a ship in Philadelphia in one of the largest drug seizures in US history, the US Justice Department said on Tuesday....
08:42 2019-06-19

Mega Millions Jackpot Swells To Nearly Half A Billion Dollars (CNN) — We’ve mentioned several times that you’re probably never winning the jackpot. Turns out, we were right, at least for Friday. The winning numbers were 7, 8, 26, 65 and 67, plus the gold Mega Ball 4 — and no ticket match...
20:14 2019-06-01

Millions of Florida honey bees dead after suspected poisoning A veteran Florida beekeeper thinks someone may have poisoned his honey bees and is offering $30,000 for information leading to the arrest of whoever’s responsible....
23:28 2019-07-31

ICE Signals Mass Immigration Arrests, but Not the ‘Millions’ Trump Promised The agency, which is preparing to conduct raids targeting thousands of migrant families, was blindsided by the president’s tweet saying “millions of illegal aliens” would be deported....
23:28 2019-06-18

UPDATED: Brazil rejects millions pledged at G-7 to fight fires As fires rage in the Amazon rainforest, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s administration rejected $20 million in aid from the G-7 that was pledged to fight them....
01:14 2019-08-28

USTA under-reported millions, owes back rent: NYC comptroller The New York City Comptroller said on Thursday that the United States Tennis Association (USTA) had under-reported millions in gross revenue, days before the start of the U.S. Open, the organization's marquee event and final Grand Slam of the year....
04:28 2019-08-23

Trump claims on eve of re-election launch that ICE will begin deporting ‘millions’ NBC NEWS – President Donald Trump announced on the eve of launching his re-election campaign that Immigration and Customs Enforcement would soon deport “millions” of undocumented immigrants living in the U.S. “Next week ICE wi...
22:00 2019-06-18

Teens 'offered millions to murder friend and send evidence' Five Alaskan teenagers have been charged with murder after a man they met online promised them millions of dollars to carry out the act, court records say. ...
21:56 2019-06-18

Massive blackout hits tens of millions in South America A massive blackout left tens of millions of people without electricity in Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay after an unexplained failure in the neighboring countries’ interconnected power grid...
02:28 2019-06-17

NYC’s arts and cultural organizations beg for cash as execs pocket millions As New York City’s arts and cultural organizations beg for more taxpayer funding, they pay millions in pay and perks to their execs. Spending is particularly wild at the Bronx Zoo. John Calvelli, the executive vice president for public affairs at the...
00:56 2019-05-26

Russia launches X-ray telescope to find 'millions' of black holes Russia is back in the business of space observation after losing control of a radio telescope a the start of 2019. The country has successfully launched Spektr-RG, an X-ray telescope co-developed with Germany's help. The vessel will take 100 d...
02:42 2019-07-14

Millions of volunteers sign up to Be My Eyes app to help visually impaired with day-to-day tasks An app is changing the day-to-day lives of tens of thousands of visually impaired people by linking them with one of millions of sighted volunteers around the world....
13:28 2019-07-07

Big pharma pours millions into medical schools — here’s how it can impact education The opioid crisis has highlighted the power of drug manufacturers when it comes to swaying physicians' prescribing habits, but exposure to industry starts much earlier on....
18:56 2019-08-12

'I feel lucky': millions have fled war-torn Yemen – the US has accepted 50 The war in Middle Eastern country is the world’s worst humanitarian crisis but Trump has all but ended Yemeni immigration, leaving a community tornSince a devastating war began in Yemen in 2015, causing the displacement of 3 million people, the Unite...
20:01 2019-06-27

Millions of US taxpayers’ money invested in private prison firms At least 20 public worker pension funds have invested in firms profiting from Trump’s immigration policy, including California and New York This story is co-published with the Documented news website and newsletterMillions of US taxpayer dollars are ...
14:00 2019-07-11

Philippines to vaccinate millions as polio virus resurfaces in 2 children The Philippines recorded its second case of polio on Friday, as it prepared to vaccinate millions of children against a disease it believed to have been eradicated two decades ago....
19:14 2019-09-20

Will millions of electric vehicles disrupt Germany's power grid? Over the coming decade, Germany's electricity grid will need upgrades to enable it to recharge tens of millions of electric cars. Rather than being worried, experts seem to be looking forward to the technical challenge....
07:56 2019-09-04

Anyone Can Look at Millions of Americans' Medical Images and Data, Report Finds It turns out that anyone with basic computing skills and an internet connection can access millions of private medical images and data—such as MRIs, X-rays, and CT scans—as well as a buffet of valuable private info, according to a disturbing report f...
03:00 2019-09-18

Long lost cities in the Amazon were once home to millions of people We used to think the Amazon rainforest was virtually untouched, but it now seems to have been filled with sprawling settlements whose inhabitants shaped the land...
16:42 2019-05-21

Scientists tasked a supercomputer with building millions of simulated universes Figuring out how our reality took shape over billions of years is no easy task for scientists. Theories about how the Big Bang played out and the immediate aftermath are a dime a dozen, but researchers led by a team from the University of Arizona thi...
17:14 2019-08-13

Google to Pay Millions in Fines Over Children's Privacy Issues at YouTube Google agreed to pay around $200 million to U.S. authorities investigating alleged abuses of children’s privacy on the widely viewed YouTube video platform, according to people familiar with the matter....
00:14 2019-08-31

Device could bring both solar power and clean water to millions Researchers say one invention could solve two problems for people lacking basic resourcesA device that can produce electricity from sunlight while simultaneously purifying water has been produced by researchers, an invention they say could solve two ...
21:14 2019-07-09

Why Lindsey Vonn tweeted out phone number to millions of fans Olympic skier Lindsey Vonn sent fans into meltdown Wednesday night after posting her phone number on Twitter. The stunning 34-year-old then followed that up with a video message to deny she had been hacked but just wanted to hear from her fans. “Want...
01:14 2019-07-05

Android creator accused of cheating wife out of millions of dollars Andy Rubin, a former Google executive who created the Android operating system, has been accused of cheating his wife out of millions of dollars, according to court documents unsealed on Tuesday....
20:28 2019-07-03

A Kremlin-Linked Firm Invested Millions in Kentucky. Were They After More Than Money? Last summer, it looked like things were finally about to change for Ashland, Ky. For two decades, the jobs that once supported this Appalachian outpost of 20,000 people on a bend in the Ohio River have been disappearing: 100 laid off from the freight...
02:00 2019-08-14

Water supply restored for millions in Libya, averting crisis Armed group claiming loyalty to Khalifa Haftar had cut off water to capital and other citiesWater supplies to the Libyan capital and surrounding cities have been restored two days after they were cut off when an armed group stormed a control room, av...
16:28 2019-05-21

A NASA Intern Bought Apollo 11 Videotapes for $218. Now They’re Going to Auction for Millions Three reels of videotape from NASA’s Apollo 11 mission described as “the only surviving first-generation recordings of the historic moon walk” will be auctioned at Sotheby’s on Saturday, the day of the moon landing’s 50t...
16:56 2019-07-15

Immigration agency secretly searches millions of Americans' ID photos The news has raised alarm in states that allow undocumented immigrants to obtain driver’s licenses: Utah, Vermont and Washington US immigration authorities have accessed driver’s licenses databases across the country, searching millions of people’s p...
01:14 2019-07-09

Over 100 killed, millions displaced from floods in India, Nepal and Bangladesh Floods have forced more than four million people from their homes across India, Nepal and Bangladesh and killed more than 100 people as torrential rains in the initial days of monsoons wreaked havoc....
19:42 2019-07-15

Africa's Mobile Gender Gap: Millions of African women still offline Many African women can still only dream of owning a smartphone and having access to the internet. Men, however, have long been able to surf the web. This inequality has significant political and economic consequences....
21:14 2019-08-09

How a Tax Loophole Is Helping Silicon Valley Workers Save Millions A little-known tax break allows some start-up employees who own company stock to avoid paying taxes on up to $10 million when they sell their shares....
15:56 2019-07-12

Global climate strikes: millions take to the streets to demand action Hundreds of thousands of adults and children from Sydney to London have taken to the streets today as part of a global strike against governments’ inaction on climate change...
01:14 2019-09-21

Didi wants to help millions of drivers in China power their electric cars Didi Chuxing, China's top ride-hailing app, has teamed up with the country's giant power utility to make it easier and cheaper for drivers to recharge their cars....
17:42 2019-05-23

Instagram removes ad partner that tracked millions of users' locations Facebook's privacy woes aren't over in the wake of its FTC fine. The company has pulled the marketing company Hyp3r from Instagram's ad platform after Business Insider learned that the agency had been collecting massive amounts of dat...
08:00 2019-08-08

German Holocaust archive puts millions of documents online BERLIN (AP) — The International Tracing Service in Germany has uploaded more than 13 million documents from Nazi concentration camps, including prisoner cards and death notices, to help Holocaust researchers and others investigate the fate of victims...
14:38 2019-05-21

Access Millions of Free Books Added to the Public Domain Your summer reading list just got more accessible, thanks to a project funded by the New York Public Library. Most books published in America before 1964 are in the public domain because the authors didn’t extend the copyright. And their aversion to ...
19:28 2019-08-09

Bulgarian tax agency says hackers stole millions of financial records Hackers have stolen the personal and financial data of millions of Bulgarians by breaking into the tax agency's systems, the government said on Tuesday....
14:56 2019-07-16

Millions Displaced as Monsoon Floods Hit India, Nepal and Bangladesh More than a hundred people have died and millions were forced to leave their homes as monsoon rains have devastated parts of India, Nepal and Bangladesh. At least three million people have been displaced in north and Northeast India, reports the BBC,...
14:56 2019-07-16

Millions of Google Maps Listings Are Fake, Report Claims With thousands of new fake accounts being added every month, Google Maps is flooded by about 11 million false listings and phone numbers that reroute to competing businesses....
14:28 2019-06-22

Millions call for more action on climate change in global protests Across the globe, millions of people, mostly students and children, have taken part in demonstrations calling for more urgent action from their governments to tackle climate change....
22:56 2019-09-20

Zion Williamson is set to make millions in the NBA, but a $100 million lawsuit stands in the way Zion Williamson, fresh off of his sensational freshman season at Duke, was selected with the No. 1 overall pick by the New Orleans Pelicans in the 2019 NBA draft last week. Judging by his emotional reaction to being drafted, it was one of the most me...
20:42 2019-06-28

Penasquito mine stoppage costing Mexico millions-official Ongoing stoppages at Newmont Goldcorp Corp's Penasquito gold mine in Mexico are costing both public coffers in the country and the company "millions", a senior Mexican official said on Thursday....
22:42 2019-05-23

Tax-exempt hospital sues thousands of poor people while making millions Enlarge / The exterior of Methodist University Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. (credit: Getty | Bloomberg) An "especially aggressive" nonprofit hospital system in Memphis that made $86 million after expenses in 2018 and pays virtually no taxes has spent...
00:42 2019-06-28

US sanctions North Korean hacking groups it says stole millions around the world The U.S. Treasury on Friday sanctioned three hacking groups it says have links to North Korea's intelligence bureau and have stolen millions from banks and other entities around the world....
11:42 2019-09-14

Millions of Contigo kids’ water bottles recalled for choking hazard Millions of kids’ water bottles have been recalled over choking concerns, the Consumer Product Safety Commission announced Tuesday. Contigo cleanable kids’ water bottles were yanked from shelves after the company received 149 reports of the cle...
01:14 2019-08-28

First American Financial exposed data in millions of mortgage documents, report says An estimated 885 million digitized documents from mortgage deals dating back to 2003 have been exposed by First American Financial Corp, a report says.        ...
03:42 2019-05-25

Millions lose power as Indonesia capital, parts of Java hit by blackout Indonesia's state power company PLN estimated on Sunday it would take several hours to restore power to Jakarta after a major blackout, blaming technical issues for cutting power to tens of millions of people in the capital and surrounding provinces....
16:42 2019-08-04

Canada gondola hit by vandal facing 'millions' in damages, up to 20 cabins need to be replaced A popular tourist attraction in Canada that saw gondola cars came crash to the ground over the weekend after someone apparently cut the cable is facing millions of damages as dozens of cabins needs to be replaced. ...
22:56 2019-08-13

Proud Boys leader admits rallies all about brawling, costing ‘millions’ Proud Boys rallies are all about brawling with anti-fascists and wasting the public’s money, the group’s leader has been caught on video admitting. The video was posted by Huffpost.com on Thursday. “We’ve wasted all their f—ing reso...
05:14 2019-08-23

Brazil Angrily Rejects Millions in Amazon Aid Pledged at G7, Then Accepts British Aid President Jair Bolsonaro suggested he would reconsider accepting aid from the Group of 7 if France’s president withdrew “insults made to my person.” Then, Brazil accepted $12 million in British aid....
05:42 2019-08-28

As swine fever spreads, Asian countries cull millions of pigs In Vietnam, where officials report the disease has spread to larger-scale farming facilities, some 2.8 million pigs, representing about 10 percent of the nation's herd, have been culled. China, the world’s top pork producer, has culled about 1.1 mill...
19:28 2019-06-30

US Offered Millions To Indian Captain Of Iran Oil Tanker Heading To Syria A senior US official personally offered several million dollars to the Indian captain of an Iranian oil tanker suspected of heading to Syria, the State Department confirmed Wednesday....
03:00 2019-09-05

The secretive nonprofit that made millions suing companies over cancer warnings Enlarge / SAN FRANCISCO, CA - MAY 18, 2013: A sign in a Starbucks coffee shop warns customers that coffee and baked goods sold at the shop and elsewhere contain acrylamide, a chemical known to cause cancer and reproductive toxicity. (credit: Getty I...
13:56 2019-06-06

Facebook reportedly in talks with news publishers to offer 'millions' for content The Wall Street Journal reported that the tech company was offering news executives as much as $3m a year to license storiesFacebook is reportedly in talks with news publishers to offer “millions of dollars” for the rights to publish their material o...
01:42 2019-08-09

Cyber-Heist That Impacted Millions Bankrupts Medical Debt Collector A billing collections agency that was hacked last year in an incident believed to impact millions of medical patients is now seeking a federal bankruptcy court’s protection from its own creditors.Read more......
02:28 2019-06-19

'No way to stop it': millions of pigs culled across Asia as swine fever spreads Experts say region is losing the battle to stop the biggest animal disease outbreak the planet has ever faced South-east Asia is battling to contain the spread of highly contagious African swine fever, known as “pig Ebola”, which has already led to t...
04:28 2019-06-06

Over 100 Chinese loan apps are leaking millions of users’ financial data In China, over 100 loan apps are leaking their users’ private data, including contact details, financial information, and even location data. The information is contained in a database spanning 889 GB; it was discovered by the lead of antivirus revie...
08:56 2019-07-19

DMVs are selling your data and making millions, documents reportedly reveal Motor vehicle departments around the United States are taking drivers' personal information and selling it to a range of businesses, including private investigators, generating millions of dollars in revenue, said a scathing new report....
23:28 2019-09-06

Facebook’s latest leak includes data on millions of users (updated) A security researcher has discovered databases containing more than 419 million records tied to Facebook accounts. It appears the data -- which includes phone numbers and Facebook IDs and in some cases users' names, genders and countries -- was ...
05:00 2019-09-05

Ahead of Re-election Rally, President Trump Threatens To Deport Millions (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump is threatening to remove millions of people living in the country illegally on the eve of formally announcing his re-election bid. In a pair of tweets Monday night, Trump said that U.S. Immigration and Cust...
18:28 2019-06-18

Trump Threatens Mass ICE Arrests of Millions of Immigrants in Terrifying Tweet President Trump tweeted out a terrifying message on Monday night threatening that the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency would begin making mass arrests of undocumented immigrants across the country “next week.”...
18:00 2019-06-18

Millions of Americans’ private medical images are available online, report finds Medical images and health data belonging to millions of Americans — including X-rays and CT scans — are unprotected online and able to be seen by anyone with basic computer expertise, a scathing new report published Tuesday found. Accordi...
23:42 2019-09-18

Overcrowding becomes issue as millions of fans turn up for Raptors championship parade By 12:30 p.m., the parade was still making its way on Lake Shore Boulevard West as fans came out in droves to celebrate the Toronto Raptors' historic win....
00:14 2019-06-18

India shuts down communications for millions before stripping Jammu & Kashmir of autonomy The Indian government has blocked all communication channels including mobile networks, internet, broadband, and landlines since last night in some parts of the northern state of Jammu & Kashmir. This move was in the wake of the central government’s ...
13:00 2019-08-05

NYU professor rakes in millions from sweet real estate deal with school A New York University law school professor struck it rich, raking in $8.3 million from the university thanks to a sweetheart real estate deal. Richard Stewart, who heads the Frank J. Guarini Center on Environmental, Energy, and Land Use Law, reaped t...
18:42 2019-08-11

In systemic breach, hackers steal millions of Bulgarians' financial data Bulgaria's finance minister apologized to the country on Tuesday after admitting hackers had stolen millions of taxpayers' financial data in an attack that one researcher said may have compromised nearly every adult's personal records....
20:42 2019-07-16

Tropical Storm Barry Pelts Louisiana, Millions Brace For Flooding Major storm Barry slammed into Louisiana on Saturday, pelting the region with heavy rain and ferocious winds as millions of Americans braced for the serious flooding expected to follow....
09:14 2019-07-14

Brazil rejected millions in Amazon aid. Hours later, Bolsonaro hinted at a reversal Brazil has escalated its war of words with global powers over the Amazon fires, announcing it would reject $20 million in foreign aid before the country's president appeared to contradict his own representatives and leave the door open to accepting t...
21:28 2019-08-27

Major Bluetooth security flaw leaves millions of devices at risk A significant security vulnerability in Bluetooth has left millions of smartphones and other devices at risk of attack, researchers have said.The flaw would allow an attacker to more easily brute force the encryption key used by devices during pairin...
21:14 2019-08-18

Millions face major disruption ahead of great summer getaway Millions heading off for the great summer getaway were today told to check before they travel as rail closures, blocked motorways and strike warnings for Heathrow, Gatwick and British Airways threatened major disruption....
11:14 2019-07-18

Carranza crony hired despite stake in company that’s made millions in business with DOE Chancellor Richard Carranza hired a California friend to oversee the city’s struggling schools despite his pal keeping a financial stake in a software company that has since racked up millions of dollars in business with the Department of Education, ...
23:28 2019-07-13

Cory Booker’s Housing Plan Offers Tax Credit to Millions of Renters The program would ensure that renters would not spend more than 30 percent of their income on rent, Mr. Booker said. Also, Beto O’Rourke released a voter registration plan....
14:28 2019-06-05

NASA intern paid $218 for Apollo 11 tapes — but they could fetch millions at auction A former NASA intern hopes to turn one small stash of videotapes into one giant payday when the only surviving original recording of Neil Armstrong setting foot on the moon will be auctioned. Gary George was a college student in 1976 when he bought m...
20:14 2019-07-01

New Yolo anonymous Q&A app attracts millions of teenage users, has parents wary The new anonymous Q & A app, Yolo, has gained popularity among young Snapchat users but has raised concerns of bullying and privacy among parents.       ...
12:28 2019-06-18

‘Hungry kids collapse as looters take millions’: life in today’s Zimbabwe Far from seeing reform after Robert Mugabe was toppled, the country has fallen into crisis as millions are ‘reduced to paupers’In the streets of Mbare, the children play, neighbours talk and a wintry sun lights neat houses with carefully tended veget...
12:42 2019-08-11

Millions of pigs in Asia culled as African swine fever spreads Millions of pigs have reportedly been culled throughout Asia as a swine fever outbreak — described as the "biggest animal disease outbreak we’ve ever had on the planet" — spreads throughout the continent....
21:56 2019-06-06

Millions Of Jellyfish Headed To Israel's Coast, Lifeguards Warn Swimmers Millions of jellyfish are headed toward Israel's coast on their nearly annual pilgrimage, and thousands have clogged the filters of a southern power station. Locals and visitors are already reporting......
05:28 2019-07-06

Ceasefire collapse in northwest Syria threatens millions: U.N. envoy's adviser The humanitarian adviser to U.N. Special Envoy for Syria Geir Pedersen on Thursday regretted the collapse of a ceasefire in the northwest, saying that fresh violence threatens the lives of millions after more than 500 civilians were killed since late...
17:42 2019-08-08

Angelina Jolie: Climate Change Is Already Displacing Millions of People. It’s Our Responsibility to Help Them The technological sophistication of modern life masks a simple reality: we all need oxygen, water and food to survive. But the divide between those who have the resources they need to exist and those who don’t only continues to grow. And with t...
13:56 2019-09-12

Pak Has Spent Millions On Terror Group Jamat-ud-Dawa, Admits Minister Pakistan Interior Minister Brigadier Ijaz Ahmed Shah said the Imran Khan government has spent millions of rupees on the terror outfit to attach them to the mainstream....
13:00 2019-09-12

Report: Google Maps hosts ‘millions’ of fake business listings Many of us rely on Google Maps to find electricians, hair salon, and other services in our area.  Yesterday, the Wall Street Journal reported that Google Maps hosts an estimated ’11 million falsely listed businesses on any given day.’  The majority o...
11:01 2019-06-21

Trump buildings face millions in climate fines under new New York rules Exclusive: if Trump Tower and other sites do not cut emissions, Trump Organization will owe $2.1m a year from 2030Donald Trump’s reluctance to address climate change is set to cost his business empire millions of dollars in fines levied by New York C...
15:28 2019-05-21

Amazon owes South Carolina millions in sales taxes, court says A court ruling in South Carolina says Amazon must pay up on sales taxes from other vendors who use Amazon.com to conduct transactions.       ...
10:14 2019-09-12

Dark web dealer made to forfeit millions in cryptocurrency gets 70 months in the slammer A drug dealer ordered to forfeit millions of dollars in cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Monero, has been sentenced to 70 months in prison for distributing drugs including carfentanil and fentanyl. Sky Justin Gornik previously pled gui...
03:28 2019-08-21

Millions should stop popping aspirin for heart health, study warns After decades of primary care physicians advising patients to take a daily aspirin for heart health, experts at Harvard are disputing the practice. New guidelines, released by the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology, sug...
19:14 2019-07-23

Mega Millions ticket worth $2 million sold in West Virginia CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A Mega Millions ticket worth $2 million has been sold in West Virginia. The West Virginia Lottery says in a news release the ticket for Tuesday’s drawing matched five numbers and missed the Mega Ball number. The ticketholder...
17:42 2019-05-30

Millions join general strike in Sudan aimed at dislodging army Shutdown called in protest against bloody crackdown on protesters last weekMillions of people in Sudan have joined a general strike called by ​pro-reform groups, shutting down the centre of cities across the country despite a wave of arrests and inti...
20:56 2019-06-09

Millions of Bulgarians' personal data hacked; Russian link suspected Bulgarian officials said Tuesday that unknown hackers have stolen the personal data of millions of people from the country's tax agency and noted a possible Russian link in the case....
03:42 2019-07-17

Terror attacks on Afghan schools leave millions with no formal education Terrorist attacks against schools in Afghanistan have forced more than 1,000 to close, meaning nearly half the nation's children won't get a formal education, UNICEF reports....
22:14 2019-05-28

MIT secretly pocketed millions in ‘anonymous’ donations connected to Jeffrey Epstein New documents found by reporter Ronan Farrow show that the Media Lab at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology concealed its relationship with Jeffrey Epstein as it secretly pocketed at least $1.7 million in his donations — far more than the...
10:00 2019-09-07

Private contact data of millions of Instagram users was reportedly exposed Facebook is investigating a report that claims the private contact data for millions of the influencers, brands, and celebrities who use the company’s Instagram subsidiary has been exposed online. That news comes via TechCrunch, which recounted...
14:31 2019-05-21

Watched by millions, ‘vape influencers’ worry they will become collateral damage in Trump’s new ban On YouTube and elsewhere, an ecosystem of users says the government is overreacting, harming livelihoods and driving people back to tobacco cigarettes....
22:42 2019-09-12

Trump’s company could save millions if interest rates fall as he demands The Trump Organization could see large savings in payments it is making on roughly $345 million in loans, according to public filings and financial experts. ...
21:28 2019-08-24

Kaspersky Antivirus flaw leaves millions open to online hack Customers using Kaspersky Antivirus to protect their devices may have had their online activity tracked without their permission, experts have warned.Millions of Kaspersky users may have had their browsing monitored for several years, a new report ha...
19:56 2019-08-16

Patient Records Of Millions Found Online In 50 Nations, Including India Millions of records belonging to patients worldwide, including X-Rays, mammograms and MRI scans, were long freely accessible online without basic security measures, German authorities said Tuesday......
17:56 2019-09-17

Tornado wreaks havoc on Dayton as millions lose power across Ohio At least one person is dead and 12 injured after a severe storm system including tornadoes hit the Dayton, Ohio, area late Monday night, NBC News reports....
19:14 2019-05-28

The racehorse auction in Prince William's garden where millions change hands ‘It’s called the sport of kings for a reason,’ says head of Goffs, which runs the unusual sale before AscotOn one side of Jubilee Walk, a path that crosses Kensington Gardens towards Kensington Palace, children are laughing as they play on a wooden p...
15:42 2019-06-21

WSJ: Google Maps is flooded with 'millions' of fake business listings (updated) If you've ever tried to find a locksmith on Google in a pinch, this may not surprise you. Turns out Google Maps is filled with millions of scam operations that are impersonating real businesses, according to a new report from the Wall Street Jou...
00:28 2019-06-21

David Koch’s Millions Remade the Republican Party. He Didn’t Like the Results David Koch towered over most rooms, both physically and politically. He liked it that way. At 6 feet, 5 inches tall, the professional contrarian and ideological warrior had little interest in blending in. Even as Democrats made him and his deep polit...
22:42 2019-08-23

Millions of Bangladeshi children at risk from climate crisis, warns UNICEF More than 19 million children in Bangladesh are at risk from devastating floods, cyclones and other environmental disasters linked to climate change, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) warned on Friday in a new report. ...
16:00 2019-05-21

Millions of young people, led by Sweden's Thunberg, to strike for climate action With world leaders about to gather in New York for a UN Climate Action Summit next week, millions of young people from Australia to Iceland will take off from school or work on Friday to demand urgent measures to stop environmental catastrophe....
08:56 2019-09-20

1MDB: Wolf of Wall Street producer charged with embezzling millions Riza Aziz, stepson of former Malaysian PM Najib Razak, accused of receiving $248m into Swiss bank accountsThe Wolf of Wall Street producer Riza Aziz, who is the stepson of former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak, has been charged with embezzling ...
08:42 2019-07-05

Bluetooth security flaw leaves millions of devices open to attack A new Bluetooth vulnerability has been disclosed that would allow an attacker to more easily brute force the encryption key used by devices during pairing to monitor or even manipulate the data transferred between two paired devices.The vulnerability...
19:56 2019-08-16

Eminem's music publisher claims Spotify owes millions in royalties Eminem's music publisher has filed a copyright-infringement lawsuit against streaming giant Spotify over the hit "Lose Yourself" and more than 200 other songs....
07:14 2019-08-23

MAGA Millions: Kanye West Named Highest-Paid Hip-Hop Act of 2019 After pledging allegiance to his lord and savior Donald Trump, Kanye West earned the eternal scorn of the black community and it’s been a bumpy ride ever since....
15:42 2019-09-20

Floods force millions to flee homes in India, Nepal and Bangladesh Floods have forced more than three million people from their homes across north and northeastern India, officials said on Monday, as the death toll in neighboring Nepal and low-lying Bangladesh rose to 76 after days of heavy monsoon rains....
18:14 2019-07-15

| Scores killed, millions displaced as monsoon batters South Asia More than 100 people have been killed and two million forced from their homes across Nepal, India, Pakistan and Bangladesh as rain-triggered floods and landslides left a trail of destruction in parts of South Asia....
16:42 2019-07-15

Regulators Are Taking Steps to Block Robocalls That Annoy Millions of Americans (NEW YORK) — New measures by U.S. regulators could help thwart some of the billions of robocalls received in the U.S. The rising volume of calls in the last few years has created pressure on Congress, regulators and phone companies to act. The ...
16:00 2019-05-21

The Scummy Bucs Tried To Keep Secret Their Failed Attempt To Get Millions From The BP Oil Spill Settlement This is old, but so what. The more we can talk about how the Tampa Bay Buccaneers cooked their books in a failed attempt to claim settlement money from a far-off oil spill that didn’t actually affect them, the better. Turns out there’s one more twist...
19:42 2019-05-30

Carlos Ghosn Ran a Tech Fund---Using Millions From an Executive at a Nissan Partner The operation, known only to a handful of people, adds crucial new details to what investigators and those close to Ghosn see as the most serious criminal charge against the former auto CEO. Nissan wasn’t aware of the relationship. A Ghosn spokeswoma...
21:42 2019-08-26

Comcast to Pay Millions After Judge Finds It Illegally Screwed Over Customers 445,000 Times Comcast violated the Consumer Protection Act a whopping 445,000 times, a Washington State court ruled on Thursday. The ruling stems from accusations by the state’s attorney general that the telecom giant signed up tens of thousands of customers for a...
00:00 2019-06-08

Outdated FEMA flood maps cost uninsured homeowners millions FEMA maps leave some 100 million Americans and 35 to 40 million uninsured homes and businesses at risk of flooding, according to flood risk group.        ...
19:14 2019-07-22

Raptors' Kawhi Leonard cost McDonald's millions in free giveaways Toronto Raptors star forward Kawhi Leonard's success from the three-point line cost McDonald's nearly $6 million worth of french fries in promotional giveaways....
23:56 2019-06-07

Hurricane Dorian: millions face evacuation orders as storm approaches Carolinas South Carolina governor urges residents to ‘get out now’ while Bahamas grapples with devastationAs forecasters warned on Wednesday of near-record water levels swamping North and South Carolina, millions of people were under evacuation orders while Hu...
00:42 2019-09-05

TV presenters speak out in row over BBC's plan to axe free TV licences for millions of elderly people TV presenters and broadcasters from rival channels today weighed in on the row over the BBC's decision to scrap free TV licences for millions of people over 75....
16:14 2019-06-11

Eugene Scalia, Trump's Labor nominee, earned millions while working for big business President Trump's nominee to be secretary of Labor, Eugene Scalia, earned more than $6 million at a corporate law firm, his financial disclosure form said....
19:56 2019-08-30

Warren unveils new bill that aims to wipe out student loan debt for millions WASHINGON, D.C. (CNN) – Sen. Elizabeth Warren introduced a student loan debt forgiveness bill Tuesday. The 2020 Democratic presidential candidate’s measure would wipe out $50,000 worth of debt for households earning less than $100,000 a y...
10:56 2019-07-24

Teen Tells DEF CON How He Hacked Millions of Student Records From Popular Education Software “Hello from Bill Demirkapi :)“ read the message sent to thousands of parents, students, and teachers in his school district after the aforementioned teenager hacked his school’s education software. It was one of many bugs Demirkapi discovered over th...
13:28 2019-08-10

Millions of machines affected by command execution flaw in Exim mail server Enlarge (credit: Michael Theis / Flickr) Millions of Internet-connected machines running the open source Exim mail server may be vulnerable to a newly disclosed vulnerability that, in some cases, allows unauthenticated attackers to execute commands...
04:28 2019-06-07

With millions of girls ‘at risk’ today of genital mutilation, UN chief calls for zero tolerance Female genital mutilation, is “an abhorrent human rights violation” still affecting women and girls around the globe, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres stated in his message for the International Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM, marked on Wednesday...
14:31 2019-05-21

Millions of Android phones silently infected with malware through Samsung app scam: report Two separate reports sprang up in recent weeks, revealing that millions of Android users might have been targeted in a new form of mobile attacks.       ...
19:00 2019-07-10

Bankrupt Philadelphia refiner paid executives millions in bonuses just after fire: documents Executives of the Philadelphia Energy Solutions oil refinery were paid roughly $4.5 million in retention bonuses after a summer fire that led to the plant's closure and before the company filed for bankruptcy a few weeks later, court documents show....
17:14 2019-09-10

World conflicts increase risk of infectious diseases killing millions: panel The Global Preparedness Monitoring Board, World Bank and the World Health Organization warned that epidemic-prone viral diseases like Ebola, flu and SARS are increasingly tough to manage in a world dominated by lengthy conflicts, fragile states and f...
13:28 2019-09-19

Report: Millions of Android phones silently infected with malware through Samsung app scam Two separate reports sprang up in recent weeks, revealing that millions of Android users might have been targeted in a new form of mobile attacks.       ...
21:56 2019-07-10

Amazon launches program to donate unsold products, after reports millions being destroyed The new Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) Donations program is meant to encourage third-party sellers to donate unsold inventory, rather than having Amazon destroy it....
03:00 2019-08-15

Intense European heat wave roasts millions as all-time records tumble A blistering heat wave is expanding its scope across parts of Europe, with records falling in France and more likely to come, from the United Kingdom to Scandinavia....
19:28 2019-07-23

Train passengers missing out on millions in compensation for journey delays, travel watchdog says Train passengers are missing out on millions of pounds worth of compensation for journey delays because the refund system is too complicated, a travel watchdog has found....
01:14 2019-07-23

Harvard research suggests millions of people are wasting their time taking aspirin If you’ve been taking aspirin every day to lower your risk of heart attack, despite not having an existing history of heart problems, a new Harvard study suggests you’re not doing yourself any favors. In fact, it would seem that millions ...
02:42 2019-07-25

Millions Were Left Without Power in Argentina and Uruguay After an ‘Extraordinary’ System Failure. How Did it Happen? Millions of people in Argentina and Uruguay woke up Sunday morning without electrical power after what an Argentinian national energy supplier called “a massive failure of the grid.” While sporadic, small-scale blackouts are not unheard o...
17:14 2019-06-17

T. Boone Pickens, who died Wednesday at 91, donated millions to Oklahoma State sports Energy tycoon T. Boone Pickens, who died Wednesday at 91, donated over $500 million to Oklahoma State, which named its football stadium after him.       ...
01:28 2019-09-12

Livelihoods of millions in East and Southeast Asia at risk from Swine Fever epidemic The rapid spread of African Swine Fever (ASF) across East and Southeast Asia is threatening the food security and livelihoods of millions of households in the region which rely on pig farming, The UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization, FAO, reported...
18:42 2019-07-02

Millions of Transactions Scraped in Latest Demonstration of Venmo's Absurd Privacy Policy Last year, nearly 210 million Venmo transactions were downloaded by a Berlin-based researcher, leading many privacy experts to question the PayPal-owned company’s claim that its users prefer to be social about their spending habits. In the wake of th...
22:00 2019-06-17

College student avoids summer job after winning $1 million Mega Millions second prize One New Jersey college student got to skip out on a lecture from his dad about his summer job plans when he realized during a car ride to lunch that he held a winning $1 million lottery ticket, lottery officials announced Tuesday. ...
16:56 2019-06-05

Millions celebrate LGBTQ pride in New York amid global fight for equality Millions lined the streets of New York on Sunday to wave rainbow flags, celebrate the movement toward LGBTQ equality and renew calls for action in what organizers billed as the largest gay pride celebration in history....
00:42 2019-07-01

Monsoon rains turn millions of children’s lives ‘upside down’ across South Asia Heavy rainfall, severe flooding and landslides across Nepal, India and Bangladesh have killed at least 93 children, and put the lives of millions more at risk, according to the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), which is “responding urgently”....
22:28 2019-07-18

Millions of Facebook users' phone number exposed online, report says Facebook inadvertently exposed millions of phone numbers related to people's Facebook accounts, according to a report.       ...
03:00 2019-09-05

Your Binge-Watching of Netflix and Porn Is Contributing to Millions of Tons of Emissions a Year Most days when I get home from work, I kick off my shoes and cozy up with some Netflix. Video streaming is kind of my go-to when I want to relax—and I’m far from alone. Each year, our collective video streaming results in carbon emissions equivalent ...
00:00 2019-07-13

Exposed Server Contained Phone Numbers of Hundreds of Millions of Facebook Users Facebook is staring down yet another security blunder, this time with an incident involving an exposed server containing hundreds of millions of phone numbers that were previously associated with accounts on its platform.Read more......
10:42 2019-09-05

Recycling crisis: land owners face millions in clean-up costs after SKM collapse The company, which was wound up on Friday, stockpiled tens of thousands of tonnes of recycling at rented sitesLand owners across Victoria are facing a multimillion-dollar clean-up bill after the discovery of tens of thousands of tonnes of previously ...
22:42 2019-08-06

Trump suggests Jussie Smollett owes an apology to 'millions' in 'MAGA COUNTRY' President Trump indicated on Saturday that controversial actor Jussie Smollett owed his supporter an apology after allegedly lying about apparent Trump supporters beating him up in a hate crime....
03:56 2019-05-26

Millions stranded in India as early monsoon downpours bring flood havoc Millions of people are stranded by flooding in northeast India with concern growing about food and water supplies even though the impact of heavy, early monsoon rain appeared to be easing, the government said on Wednesday....
14:14 2019-07-17

Serial entrepreneur Gary Vaynerchuk reveals the investment secret that made him millions Gary Vaynerchuk, an early investor in Tumblr, Twitter and Snap, says he has made millions investing instinctively by zeroing in on brands he truly likes and understands. It's also important to be patient and have a long-term view, he says....
00:28 2019-05-31

World conflicts increasing risk of infectious diseases killing millions: panel The Global Preparedness Monitoring Board, World Bank and the World Health Organization warned that epidemic-prone viral diseases like Ebola, flu and SARS are increasingly tough to manage in a world dominated by lengthy conflicts, fragile states and f...
05:28 2019-09-18

In wake of ‘collapsed’ agreement, new wave of violence threatens millions in Syria’s Idlib Following the collapse of the latest truce in Idlib at the start of this week, the Senior Humanitarian Adviser to the UN’s Syria Envoy urged Member States on Thursday to increase their support for “critical humanitarian needs” in the country’s last o...
20:56 2019-08-08

Teams autonomously mapping the depths take home millions in Ocean Discovery Xprize There’s a whole lot of ocean on this planet, and we don’t have much of an idea what’s at the bottom of most of it. That could change with the craft and techniques created during the Ocean Discovery Xprize, which had teams competing ...
00:28 2019-06-01

Bankrupt Philadelphia refiner paid execs millions in bonuses just after fire: documents Executives of the Philadelphia Energy Solutions oil refinery were paid roughly $4.5 million in retention bonuses after a summer fire that led to the plant's closure and before the company filed for bankruptcy a few weeks later, court documents show....
21:56 2019-09-09

Harvey Weinstein 'pays millions to settle sexual misconduct civil lawsuits' Disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, accused of sexual misconduct, has reportedly reached a multimillion-dollar provisional deal with alleged victims that covers all civil proceedings....
12:56 2019-05-24

Sushma Swaraj's Legacy Will Endure, Touch Millions Of Lives: Rahul Gandhi Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday wrote a letter to Sushma Swaraj's husband Swaraj Kaushal, a day after the former Foreign Minister and BJP leader died following a cardiac arrest, saying that......
19:00 2019-08-07

Millions of Syrians call Turkey home. An economic crisis is turning them into scapegoats Syrians say they're living in fear amid a crackdown on refugees who are not registered to live in Istanbul. As Turkey struggles with a sputtering economy, they have become an easy scapegoat for the country's woes....
15:14 2019-08-08

Canada: workers race to free millions of salmon trapped after huge landslide Rockslide on banks of Fraser River created impassable barrierHeavy machinery and helicopters used to help gather fishHelicopters, heavy machinery and nearly 200 workers are frantically working to free millions of salmon trapped by a landslide in west...
18:56 2019-08-29

First American left hundreds of millions of records exposed, security blog reports The leading mortgage settlement and title insurance firm left 885 millions customer records accessible on the web, including personal data such as Social Security numbers....
05:56 2019-05-25

Dem group exposed millions of email addresses in 'Clinton' file, firm reveals A cybersecurity firm revealed this week that the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee left more than 6.2 million email addresses exposed in an online public "storage bucket" that may have pertained to Hillary Clinton's Senate campaign. ...
23:56 2019-08-06

Security blog reports that First American left hundreds of millions of records exposed A leading mortgage settlement and title insurance company, First American Financial Corporation, left hundreds of millions of customer records accessible on the web, including personal information such as Social Security numbers, according to a repor...
05:56 2019-05-25

Trump admin pulling millions from FEMA disaster relief to send to southern border WASHINGTON (NBC NEWS) — The Trump administration is pulling $271 million in funding from the Department of Homeland Security, including the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Disaster Relief Fund, to pay for immigration detention space and t...
08:56 2019-08-28

UPDATE 2-Stoppage at Newmont Goldcorp mine costs Mexico millions daily - minister Ongoing stoppages at Newmont Goldcorp Corp's Penasquito gold mine in Mexico are costing "millions" every day to both public coffers and the company, a Mexican minister said on Thursday, urging a solution that will restart operations....
06:14 2019-05-24

Eminem's music publisher claims Spotify owes millions in royalties for 'Lose Yourself' and other songs Eminem's music publisher has filed a copyright-infringement lawsuit against streaming giant Spotify over the hit "Lose Yourself" and more than 200 other songs....
22:56 2019-08-22

Former Microsoft employee bought $1.6M house after stealing millions in digital currency, feds allege A 25-year-old former Microsoft employee, who helped simulate tech company's digital retail sales, has been charged Tuesday after swiping gift cards and reselling them online to buy a $160,000 Tesla and a $1.6 million lakefront house, federal official...
20:42 2019-07-17

After grisly killing of a journalist, lobbyists and lawyers have made millions assisting Saudi Arabia After the killing of Jamal Khashoggi, a handful of lobbying firms and think tanks made a move rare in Washington: They publicly severed ties with Saudi Arabia. But months later, some have resumed their relationships with the kingdom....
02:56 2019-07-11

Distant relative of NFL veteran Tyrann Mathieu accused of trying to extort millions from player: officials A distant relative of Kansas City Chiefs star Tyrann Mathieu was arrested for allegedly trying to extort millions from the defensive back, according to federal investigators....
18:42 2019-05-22

Millions celebrate LGBTQ pride in New York amid global fight for equality: organizers Millions lined the streets of New York on Sunday to wave rainbow flags, celebrate the movement toward LGBTQ equality and renew calls for action in what organizers billed as the largest gay pride celebration in history....
22:14 2019-07-01

Congress moves to give away national lands, discounting billions in revenue and millions of jobs Though recreation on public lands creates $646bn in economic stimulus and 6.1m jobs, Republicans are setting in motion a giveaway of Americans’ birthrightUpdate: Republicans back off bill to sell public land after outcryIn the midst of highly publici...
15:28 2019-05-21

Millions of Americans' medical images and data left 'unprotected' online, investigation reveals Medical images and health data belonging to millions of Americans -- including X-rays and CT scans -- are unprotected online and able to be seen by anyone with basic computer expertise, a scathing new report found....
16:00 2019-09-18

Hedge fund suing Sanjay Valvani’s widow to recover the millions he earned at firm The hedge fund swindled by Sanjay Valvani, who killed himself just days after being indicted for insider trading, is suing to get the $105 million he earned at the firm back from his widow....
03:14 2019-08-18

College football guarantee games move millions of dollars around NCAA's Division I A list of guaranteed appearance fees for more than 250 games involving at least one FBS school, based on contracts obtained by USA TODAY Sports.       ...
17:56 2019-08-27

Wells Fargo parts ways with shady broker who allegedly bilked family out of millions Wells Fargo has parted ways with a shady Staten Island stockbroker who, The Post reported earlier this year, had allegedly bilked a New Jersey widow and mother of three out of her life savings. Leonard Kinsman had been accused of squandering a $2.25 ...
05:56 2019-07-25

CORRECTED-UPDATE 3-Millions lose power as Indonesia capital, parts of Java hit by blackout Indonesia's state power company PLN estimated on Sunday it would take several hours to restore power to Jakarta after a major blackout, blaming technical issues for cutting power to tens of millions of people in the capital and surrounding provinces....
20:42 2019-08-04

Amazon Offers Millions of Songs in High-Quality Audio. Even Neil Young Approves. The company addresses a longtime complaint of audiophiles by offering improved audio for 50 million songs. It will cost $15 a month, $13 for members....
15:56 2019-09-17

UPDATE 1-Stoppage at Newmont Goldcorp mine costs Mexico millions daily -official Ongoing stoppages at Newmont Goldcorp Corp's Penasquito gold mine in Mexico are costing "millions" every day to both public coffers and the company, a senior Mexican official said on Thursday, urging a solution that will restart operations....
22:42 2019-05-23

Single winning ticket sold in California to win $530 million dollars Mega Millions jackpot NBC — Someone in California is waking up a multi-millionaire after hitting the Mega Millions jackpot. A single ticket was sold matching all six numbers in Friday night’s drawing. The estimated jackpot was up to $530 million, with the new ...
07:14 2019-06-09

Teen Tells DEF CON How He Hacked Millions of Student Records From Popular Education Software [Update] “Hello from Bill Demirkapi :)“ read the message sent to thousands of parents, students, and teachers in his school district after the aforementioned teenager hacked his school’s education software. It was one of many bugs Demirkapi discovered over th...
18:14 2019-08-10

A nonprofit promoting dairy pays leaders millions — while farmers funding it go out of business Dairy Management Inc. spends $160 million a year from farmers' milk checks on promotions and partnerships, but sales continue to fall.       ...
16:42 2019-09-07

Wildly Popular Kid YouTube Channel Accused of Deceptively Promoting Products to Millions of Children Over the last three years, a consumer watchdog group has increasingly focused on the deceptive ad campaigns of social media influencers’ who maneuver within emerging platforms that are loosely regulated—but now the organization has turned its attent...
23:00 2019-09-11

Harvard reviewing millions of dollars in donations Jeffrey Epstein gave to the Ivy League school Bacow said the review is ongoing, and that it has already found that Epstein made several gifts to the school before the financier pleaded guilty to a sex crime in 2008....
09:42 2019-09-13

Multi-Billionaire David Koch, Who Spent Millions Supporting Conservative Policies, Dies at 79 (WASHINGTON) — Billionaire industrialist David H. Koch, who with his older brother, Charles, transformed American politics by pouring their riches into conservative causes, has died at age 79. His older brother, Charles, the death on Friday, sa...
17:14 2019-08-23

Prozac maker paid millions to secure favorable verdict in mass shooting lawsuit, victims say Twenty-five years after a jury absolved Prozac of blame for Joseph Wesbecker's shooting rampage, a newspaper reports the drugmaker agreed to pay victims $20 million before the verdict        ...
05:14 2019-09-13

UN health agency highlights lifestyle choices that can prevent onset of dementia, as millions more succumb each year Key lifestyle choices such as getting regular exercise, not smoking or drinking too much, can reduce the risk of dementia and cognitive decline, the UN health agency said on Tuesday....
17:00 2019-05-21

‘One Woman, and Millions of People to Back Her Up.’ How Elizabeth Warren Made Fighting Corruption A Feminist Rallying Cry If winning the Democratic nomination requires wooing the party’s progressive wing and harnessing the power of activist women, then Senator Elizabeth Warren has a plan for that. At a rally in New York City’s Washington Square Park on Monda...
03:00 2019-09-18

‘One Woman, and Millions of People to Back Her Up.” How Elizabeth Warren Made Fighting Corruption A Feminist Rallying Cry If winning the Democratic nomination requires wooing the party’s progressive wing and harnessing the power of activist women, then Senator Elizabeth Warren has a plan for that. At a rally in New York City’s Washington Square Park on Monda...
05:28 2019-09-17

Marianne Williamson gets adoring crowds and sells millions of books. Can she make a mark on the presidential field? Self-help guru Marianne Williamson, a presidential candidate, wants to calm the nation’s anger and heal its divisions. It’s not clear that voters want to listen....
00:42 2019-06-01

Planned Parenthood Could Lose Millions in Preventative Care Funding for Poor and Uninsured Patients on Monday A new Trump administration abortion rule may cause Planned Parenthood to be “forced out” of a federal program on Monday that helps to fund reproductive healthcare care like cancer screenings, STD testing and birth control for 1.5 million ...
02:14 2019-08-15

Millions in Idlib ‘counting on your support to make the violence stop’, UN relief chief tells Security Council Despite an agreement signed nearly a year ago on a halt to further escalation in Syria’s war-battered Idlib, “the bombing and fighting go on in plain sight, day in and day out”, the UN humanitarian chief told the Security Council on Thursday....
23:14 2019-08-29

Hillary Clinton slams Trump for sharing 'debunked study' that Google manipulated 'millions' of 2016 votes Hillary Clinton blasted President Trump for tweeting about what she described as a "debunked study" that suggests "millions" of voters in 2016 were manipulated in her favor by Google.  ...
01:00 2019-08-20

A Trump administration proposal to tighten eligibility for food stamps could affect millions of Americans and hurt some low-cost retailers Reuters A Trump administration proposal to tighten eligibility for food stamps, unveiled on Tuesday, could affect millions of Americans and some low-cost retailers. The administration said the proposed rule change would end widespread abuse of the S...
09:14 2019-08-01

YouTube says it has 'suspended' the ability of a star with millions of fans to make money from his videos, following a huge backlash (GOOG, GOOGL) Screenshot / YouTube A day after YouTube publically refused to take action against one of its most popular stars, Steven Crowder, for making consistent homophobic and racist comments about Vox journalist, Carlos Maza, the company has reversed its de...
17:28 2019-06-06

Hawaii telescope operators abandoned millions of dollars worth of instrumentation, evacuated employees amid Mauna Kea protests The directors of an existing telescope on Hawaii’s Mauna Kea evacuated employees Tuesday amid growing protests that have blocked an access road to the construction site of a second $1.4 billion "Thirty Meter Telescope" (TMT) to be built on the mounta...
12:56 2019-07-18

What Years and Years gets right about the future TV writer Russell T. Davies has taken inspiration from cutting-edge research to imagine the technologies that will influence our lives over the next 15 years...
16:00 2019-06-17

Spotify is spending hundreds of millions to become a major podcasting player — and Wall Street sees massive potential for the stock (SPOT) Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for Spotify Spotify's integration of podcasts into its streaming services could boost its advertising revenue, an analysis published by Guggenheim on Tuesday found. Between new listening formats, better ad targeting t...
18:42 2019-06-27

Thursday's Daily Brief: Climate crisis and food risks, fresh violence threat for millions of Syrians, calls for calm in Kashmir Thursday’s top stories: food security risk from climate crisis, fresh violence threat for millions of Syrians, UN chief urges “maximum restraint” in Jammu and Kashmir, calls for investigations into “brutal abduction” of Libyan politician....
00:00 2019-08-09