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Grammy winner Zedd 'permanently banned' from China after liking 'South Park' tweet, musician claims

International DJ Zedd claimed he was “permanently banned from China” after liking a tweet from the adult animated show “South Park,” following a rift between the show and the Communist government.  ...

Grammy winner Zedd 'permanently banned' from China after liking 'South Park' tweet, musician claims

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German DJ Zedd says he was banned from China for liking a South Park tweet It’s been a big week for one of the planet’s most populous, least populace-friendly countries, as international scrutiny—and also the attentions of a planet full of South Park fans, which is arguably more terrifying—have been focused on China and its...
22:56 2019-10-12

Ted Cruz knocks NBA in tweet defending 'South Park' in China Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, continued to assail the NBA and China on Monday, tweeting his support of "South Park," which was banned from China after a recent episode critical of the Communist government, and at the same time criticizing the league for it...
03:14 2019-10-08

‘South Park’ banned from Chinese internet after ‘Band in China’ episode China has a message for “South Park”: You will respect their authoritah! After Comedy Central aired an episode of the animated series that chided Hollywood for fearing Chinese censors, that country responded by stripping any mention of th...
18:28 2019-10-07

‘South Park’ episode banned in China screened on Hong Kong street On Tuesday night, passersby in Hong Kong stopped to watch a recent 'South Park' episode that was banned in China as it was screened on a projector in the street....
00:56 2019-10-11

'South Park' creators issue a mocking 'apology' to China after the show was reportedly banned in the country Comedy Central "South Park" creators Matt Stone and Trey Parker issued an "apology" to China through the show's Twitter account on Monday. The statement comes after The Hollywood Reporter reported that "South Park" had been banned from China's inter...
21:14 2019-10-07

'South Park' creators offer tongue-in-cheek 'apology' to China after show gets banned: 'We cool now?' The creators of "South Park" offered a tongue-in-cheek apology to China after its latest episode mocked the Communist government's control over Hollywood, causing a ban of the long-running animated series in the country....
12:00 2019-10-08

Grammy-winning New Orleans musician Dr. John dead at 77 Dr. John, a six-time Grammy winner who in his incarnation as the "Night Tripper" brought the New Orleans voodoo vibe to America's music scene and became one of the most venerated pianists in the city's rich musical history, died on Thursday at age 77...
04:14 2019-06-07

Grammy-winning New Orleans musician Dr John dead at 77 Dr. John, a six-time Grammy winner who in his incarnation as the "Night Tripper" brought the New Orleans voodoo vibe to America's music scene and became one of the most venerated pianists in the city's musical history, died on Thursday at a...
23:00 2019-06-07

Twitter Is Down, Which Must Be Why No One's Liking My Sick Tweet [Updated: It's Back] Continuing the summer of site outages... Twitter is now down. Both the mobile and web-based versions of Twitter are failing to load tweets, or even show like and retweet notifications.Read more......
23:42 2019-07-11

Turkey Summons U.S. Diplomat for ‘Liking’ Tweet Suggesting Nationalist Party Leader May Soon Die (ANKARA, Turkey) — Turkey has summoned a top U.S. diplomat to protest after U.S. Embassy’s official Twitter account “liked” a tweet that said Turkey should prepare for a political era without the leader of Turkey’s natio...
18:00 2019-10-06

Los Angeles Lakers' Moritz Wagner apologizes for liking tweet defending George Zimmerman Los Angeles Lakers rookie Mortiz Wagner apologized Wednesday for appearing to like a tweet that defended George Zimmerman over the murder of Trayvon Martin in 2012....
02:42 2019-06-21

'South Park' creators offer sarcastic apology after China bans episode: 'We good now China?' The creators of "South Park" offered a tongue-in-cheek apology after an episode critical of the Chinese government.        ...
13:14 2019-10-08

‘South Park’ Is Erased in China After Mocking Censors “Like the N.B.A., we welcome the Chinese censors into our homes and into our hearts,” the show’s creators said in a tongue-in-cheek response. “We too love money more than freedom and democracy.”...
13:14 2019-10-08

‘South Park’ Is Pulled in China After Mocking Censors “Like the N.B.A., we welcome the Chinese censors into our homes and into our hearts,” the show’s creators said in a tongue-in-cheek response. “We too love money more than freedom and democracy.”...
11:14 2019-10-08

NBA, 'South Park' episodes spotlight Hollywood's China dilemma China's removal of animated comedy "South Park" from online sites just as it dropped U.S. basketball broadcasts highlighted a tension familiar to Hollywood studios - the need to please Chinese authorities in order to reach the country's vast audience...
13:14 2019-10-10

'We too love money': South Park mocks China after NBA apology South Park's creators have issued a mocking apology to China after an NBA basketball manager caused a storm by tweeting support for Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters....
12:28 2019-10-08

RPT-NBA, 'South Park' episodes spotlight Hollywood's China dilemma China's removal of animated comedy "South Park" from online sites just as it dropped U.S. basketball broadcasts highlighted a tension familiar to Hollywood studios - the need to please Chinese authorities in order to reach the country's vast audience...
19:14 2019-10-10

'South Park' creators offer mocking 'apology' to China over episode The creators of satirical animated series "South Park" issued a mocking "apology" to China after media reports that episodes of the show were no longer available on some Chinese websites....
18:00 2019-10-08

South Park, games company swept up in China censorship fury TV show South Park and a major video game studio are the latest businesses to get swept into a controversy over how to handle China’s censorship efforts...
17:14 2019-10-08

'We good now China?' South Park creators issue mock apology after ban Facetious statement comes after reports that show was banned in China after episode critical of the countrySouth Park’s creators have responded with a mock apology to reports that China has censored the programme, ridiculing the country and comparing...
13:42 2019-10-08

‘South Park’ Creators Offer Fake Apology After Show Is Erased in China “Like the N.B.A., we welcome the Chinese censors into our homes and into our hearts,” the show’s creators said in a tongue-in-cheek response. “We too love money more than freedom and democracy.”...
16:28 2019-10-08

South Park takes some hard shots at China as Randy grows his weed business Over the course of its 23 seasons on the air, South Park has gained a reputation for its take-no-prisoners policy when it comes to satire. No topic is off limits, no matter how rough the consequences might be. The most memorable example of this came ...
09:14 2019-10-03

Juanes remembers Dan Warner. The Grammy- and Latin Grammy award-winning guitarist has died Dan Warner, a Grammy and Latin Grammy award-winning guitarist and producer who has worked with Michael Jackson, Madonna and Ricky Martin, has died.        ...
05:56 2019-09-06

'We good now China?' South Park creators issue mock apology after show reportedly censored Facetious statement comes after reports that show was banned in China after episode critical of the countrySouth Park’s creators have responded with a mock apology to reports that China has censored the programme, ridiculing the country and comparing...
06:00 2019-10-08

Russia confirms joint air patrol with China after South Korea claims airspace violation Russia confirmed Tuesday that it had carried out its first-ever joint air patrol with China, an event which prompted South Korea and Japan to scramble fighter jets in response....
03:14 2019-07-24

South African musician Johnny Clegg dead at 66 South African singer and songwriter Johnny Clegg, one of the few white artists to openly confront the apartheid government in the late 1970s and 1980s, died on Tuesday aged 66, his agent said....
07:42 2019-07-17

| 8 years later, Semenya to receive gold medal after Russian winner banned Following the IAAF's decision to re-allocate medals from the 2011 world championships, Caster Semenya and Sunette Viljoen will now receive their gold and silver medals....
12:14 2019-09-12

Bob Baffert says he never intentionally gave banned substance to Triple Crown winner Justify Horse trainer Bob Baffert and his attorney denounced the failed drug test allegations made against his 2018 Triple Crown winner, Justify.       ...
00:42 2019-09-13

Johnny Clegg, anti-apartheid musician in South Africa, dies South African musician Johnny Clegg, who performed in defiance of apartheid and celebrated the country’s change to democracy under Nelson Mandela, has died...
09:42 2019-07-17

Johnny Clegg, South African musician who opposed apartheid, dies at 66 Johnny Clegg, a South African musician who fiercely opposed his country's racially discriminatory apartheid policies, died Tuesday at the age of 66.        ...
16:14 2019-07-18

Son of high-profile South Korean defectors 'permanently resettles in North Korea' The son of high-profile South Korean defectors has reportedly moved to North Korea, in a rare case of someone defecting to the impoverished dictatorship....
17:56 2019-07-08

‘Statue of Liberty’ ticket sellers banned from Battery Park Pesky ticket sellers pushing deceptive ferry rides around — but not to — the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island are finally getting the heave ho from Battery Park, The Post has learned. NY Waterway, which manages Pier 36 at the south of M...
04:42 2019-08-21

Trainer banned at Santa Anita Park after 30th horse dies _____ A Hall of Fame trainer was banned from Santa Anita Park near Los Angeles after the fourth horse from his stable died, marking the 30th death of a race horse at the famed track since December, state officials said Saturday. The horse American Cu...
01:28 2019-06-24

World Cup hero and Golden Boot winner: Megan Rapinoe's emphatic response to Donald Trump tweet After the United States won the Women's World Cup, social media users did not waste time in reminding Donald Trump of a tweet he had directed toward star player Megan Rapinoe earlier in the tournament....
00:42 2019-07-08

Horse trainer banned from Santa Anita Park racetrack after 30th animal dies A Hall of Fame horse trainer was banned from Santa Anita Park racetrack in Southern California on Friday after a 30th horse died at the track since this season's racing began in December....
08:56 2019-06-23

Pro Fortnite Player Banned From Twitch After Claims He Was Only 12 Most of the details in Turner “Tfue” Tenney’s recent lawsuit against FaZe Clan focused on the ills of his since-leaked contract with the esports organization. But the suit also alleged that FaZe lied about the age of another player it signed, saying ...
03:14 2019-06-06

Trump Claims He Banned Trans Troops Because 'Drugs' President Donald Trump started winding down his less-than-thrilling state visit to the United Kingdom on Wednesday with a sit-down interview with one of England’s worst global exports, Piers Morgan. Over the course of the more than half-hour conversa...
16:42 2019-06-05

Teen claims to tweet from her smart fridge – but did she really? A Twitter user’s claim to have tweeted from a kitchen appliance went viral but experts have cast doubtA resourceful teenager appeared to have taken the rise of increasingly powerful smart home devices to its logical conclusion – tweeting from her fam...
15:00 2019-08-16

Houston Rockets' James Harden apologizes to China amid row over tweet: 'We love China' Houston Rockets star James Harden offered an apology to China on Monday, days after the team’s general manager Daryl Morey tweeted support of Hong Kong protesters....
14:28 2019-10-07

Viral: Teen Claims She Used Smart Fridge To Tweet – But Did She Really? A resourceful teenager claims she used her family's smart fridge to tweet after her mother confiscated her phone. The Twitter user, named Dorothy, tweeted last week to say that her mother had barred......
13:28 2019-08-16

Famed figure skating coach Richard Callaghan banned for life over sex abuse claims Legendary figure skating coach Richard Callaghan — who led Tara Lipinski to gold at the 1998 Olympics — has been banned from the sport for life over allegations of sexual abuse and misconduct. The US Center for SafeSport, an independent ...
04:28 2019-08-22

Sharad Pawar Heads To Probe Agency, Big Gatherings Banned In South Mumbai With Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar set to make an appearance before the Enforcement Directorate today, the Mumbai Police has banned large gatherings near the Ballad Estate in south......
00:56 2019-09-27

Re-Cycle: Kidnappings and controversy - the story of South America's first Grand Tour winner "The opener of our historical Re-Cycle series during this year\u0027s Vuelta a España looks back at the first South American to win a Grand Tour – the Colombian Luis \u0027Lucho\u0027 Herrera. Felix Lowe talks saddle sores, kidnappings and race fixin...
19:56 2019-08-23

Central Park Five prosecutor claims Netflix series defames her Linda Fairstein has come under intense scrutiny since the debut of When They See Us on Netflix A prosecutor of the men known as the “Central Park Five” has claimed a new Netflix series about their rape conviction and exoneration defames her with fals...
07:14 2019-06-12

Comedy Central will keep going down to South Park for at least 3 more seasons In a bit of completely unsurprising news, Comedy Central has announced that it has no intention of shutting down the immortal ratings machine that is South Park any time soon. The network has just picked up the show for three more seasons, meaning it...
23:56 2019-09-12

Diplomat lists Central Park South co-op for $2.5M The honorary consul of Bosnia and Herzegovina in Mexico, Nadine Karachi-Estrada, and her husband Fernando Estrada, are listing their two-bedroom, two-bathroom unit at 150 Central Park South for $2.49 million. It is also available as a rental asking $...
04:00 2019-06-13

South Park bites off more than it can chew in an uneven premiere One of South Park’s most admirable qualities has long been its ambition. Not only does the show tackle current events at a rapid pace, and with remarkable candor, it’s often at its best when it takes on multiple subjects, and draws connections betwee...
11:42 2019-09-26

Ken Griffin buys two more units in 220 Central Park South The Citadel hedge funder broke the record for most expensive home ever purchased in the US when he bought four floors at 220 Central Park South in January....
22:28 2019-10-10

Celebrated horse trainer skimping Belmont Park staff, lawsuit claims Asmussen’s workers at Belmont would allegedly get a measly $25 extra for working a race day, rather than be paid time and a half once they reached the 40-hour a week mark, the feds charged....
08:00 2019-06-23

Secret Service Agent Claims He Was Targeted While on Duty by Park Police Because He’s Black A retired former Secret Service agent has filed a federal lawsuit accusing two Park Police officers in the D.C. metro area of stopping him and detaining him because he is black....
20:00 2019-06-13

India could be a winner in the US-China trade war India could benefit from the fallout in the U.S.-China trade war, experts told CNBC — but much-needed reforms on land and labor could prove to be a challenge for companies trying to do business there....
08:28 2019-09-19

Toddler killed by leopard in South Africa's Kruger park Big cat that attacked two-year-old was hunted down and shot dead to avoid risk of a repeat A leopard has killed a two-year-old boy inside a fenced-off staff compound at South Africa’s Kruger national park, officials said.“The toddler was only 30 mont...
19:14 2019-06-06

South Africa: 14 lions on the loose near Kruger National Park The lions were seen near a mining community close to the town of Phalaborwa outside the wildlife park. People have been warned to stay alert as rangers try to capture and resettle them....
15:14 2019-06-07

Fourteen lions escape from Kruger park in South Africa Police warn local residents after pride escapes from world-famous reserveAuthorities in South Africa have warned residents living close to the Kruger park after 14 lions escaped from the world-famous reserve.The state government of Limpopo said the p...
17:14 2019-06-07

Donald Trump criticised over 'racist' tweets: Thousands call for President to be banned from Twitter over his 'go back' Tweet to democrat 'squad' Twitter users from across the world have called for Donald Trump to be banned from the platform after he launched a tirade of tweets which have been denounced as "racist and disgusting"....
11:56 2019-07-16

How a Tweet Put the NBA in Hot Water in China A quickly deleted post by a Houston Rockets executive opened the league, which has had huge success in China, up to blowback in a vital overseas market....
21:14 2019-10-08

China is pumping tons of banned chemicals into the air Chinese factories are pumping tons of dangerous chemicals into the air despite an international agreement intended to halt the destruction of the ozone layer, a study released on Wednesday said. Two provinces in China have been cited as a source of a...
02:28 2019-05-23

Over a dozen lions break free from national park in South Africa Total cat-astrophe! More than a dozen lions broke free from a world-famous national park in South Africa — in what may be the largest escape of its kind ever in the country, according to reports Friday. Officials were scrambling to capture 14 of the ...
23:14 2019-06-07

Billionaire Buyers' Club: Ken Griffin and His Neighbors at 220 Central Park South The hedge-fund manager, who paid $238 million for a penthouse, is joined by purchasers like Brazilian construction billionaire Renata de Camargo Nascimento....
14:32 2019-05-21

Bilbies returned to national park in south-west NSW after 100-year absence In effort to restore marsupial’s population, 30 released into Mallee Cliffs national park inside predator-free enclosureBilbies have been reintroduced to the Mallee Cliffs national park in the far south-west of New South Wales in an effort to restore...
10:56 2019-10-06

World Cup countdown starts for South Africa, Australia at Ellis Park South Africa and Australia ramp up their World Cup preparations when they clash in their opening game of the shortened Rugby Championship season at Ellis Park on Saturday, for which both sides have made surprise selections....
20:14 2019-07-18

South Korean Singer-actor Park Yoo-chun sentenced for drug use A local court sentenced Park Yoo-chun, an actor and former member of boy band JYJ, to 10 months in prison on Tuesday, suspended two years, for using an illegal drug....
09:14 2019-07-02

'South Park' takes aim at Chinese government amid censorship controversy "South Park" is doubling down on the Chinese censorship controversy, sending an F-bomb to the Chinese government after issuing a sarcastic apology.        ...
17:42 2019-10-10

R.I.P. Robert Axelrod, voice of Lord Zedd from Mighty Morphin Power Rangers As reported by Deadilne, actor, musician, and voice actor Robert Axelrod—best known for providing the voices of both Lord Zedd and Finister on Mighty Morphin Power Rangers—has died. No cause of death has been given, but his agent shared a statement o...
09:00 2019-09-09

14 Lions Escape South Africa's Kruger National Park, Alert Issued A pride of 14 lions is on the loose near a mining community bordering South Africa's Kruger National Park, officials said Friday, and warned members of the public to be alert. The lions have been......
14:56 2019-06-07

South Korea's top court orders review of ex-president Park's graft case South Korea's Supreme Court on Thursday overturned part of a ruling that sent former President Park Geun-hye to prison on corruption charges, citing procedural problems....
07:56 2019-08-29

South Park says "Fuck the Chinese government" in its 300th episode, which is now free to stream South Park celebrated its 300th episode last night as you might expect it to—by publicly, profanely condemning a communist regime. “Fuck the Chinese government!” declared Randy Marsh in “SHOTS!!!,” an episode that found the character’s ally, Towelie,...
02:56 2019-10-11

Robert Axelrod, the voice of Lord Zedd in 'Mighty Morphin Power Rangers,' dies at 70 Robert Axelrod, who was famous for voicing Lord Zedd and Finster on the '90s children's TV series "Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers" has died, his agent announced on Twitter....
01:14 2019-09-10

China, NBA Standoff Deepens Over Executive's Tweet Beijing and the NBA hardened their standoff, as China canceled broadcasts of preseason games and the league’s commissioner said he wouldn’t apologize for a weekend tweet by a team executive that triggered a firestorm of criticism....
05:14 2019-10-09

China suspends work with Rockets over GM tweet China's official basketball association says it will suspend cooperation with the Houston Rockets following a tweet by the team's general manager in support of pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong....
16:56 2019-10-06

How a Quickly-Deleted Tweet About China Got Pretty Much Everyone Mad at the NBA The NBA finds itself caught between two cultures after a tweet about Hong Kong protests sparked criticism from China that threatens the U.S. basketball league’s expansion efforts in its most important international market. The controversy erupt...
22:28 2019-10-07

Soccer - Jailed former South American soccer boss banned by FIFA Former South American football boss Juan Angel Napout has been banned for life from the sport and fined one million Swiss francs ($1 million) by FIFA, more than one year after being given a nine-year jail sentence by a U.S. Court....
23:00 2019-09-12

Banned Ozone-Destroying Gases Are Coming From China, Scientists Say A new study has determined that the mysterious source of ozone-destroying gases that have increased in the atmosphere recently is eastern China. Last year, scientists discovered that chlorofluorocarbons, more commonly known as CFCs, were increasing d...
16:28 2019-05-23

Tennis Fan Banned From China Open After Punching And Kicking Rival Fan A tennis fan who beat up another tennis fan at the China Open on Sunday will not be returning to the event, the WTA said in a statement via the New York Post....
18:56 2019-10-01

Nigeria into Africa Cup of Nations semis after late winner against South Africa • William Troost-Ekong’s 89th-minute goal seals 2-1 win• Idrissa Gueye strike earns Senegal 1-0 win over BeninNigeria have reached the Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals but left it late to overcome a gallant South Africa as the tournament served up m...
08:14 2019-07-11

South Park has a vaccination rodeo, and Randy tries to get his Tegridy back in a strong 300th episode It’s been just shy of a decade since South Park’s 200th episode, and considering how much controversy that episode stirred, as well as just how perfectly it embodied the show’s irreverent style, tonight’s 300th outing had quite a bit to live up to. T...
16:00 2019-10-10

South Africa tells public to be 'on alert' after 14 lions escape from Kruger National Park South African officials are warning the public to “be alert at all times” after a group of more than a dozen lions escaped from one of the country’s biggest game reserves....
17:14 2019-06-07

Boxing News at Five: Parker’s manager claims Chisora’s camp is in “utter disarray”, Malignaggi offers McGregor winner-takes-all boxing match David Higgins says Dereck Chisora's camp is a mess but still isn't underestimating him, and Paulie Malignaggi continues to goad Conor McGregor The post Boxing News at Five: Parker’s manager claims Chisora’s camp is in “utter disarray”, Malignaggi off...
22:00 2019-09-20

China and the NBA are coming to blows over a pro-Hong Kong tweet. Here's why. Will Newton/Getty Images The NBA and China are locked in an escalating feud sparked by a tweet that voiced support for protests in Hong Kong. The feud began on Friday after Daryl Morey, the general manager of the Houston Rockets, tweeted out an ima...
20:00 2019-10-11

China Cries Foul Over NBA GM's Tweet About Hong Kong Chinese fans expressed outrage and online retailers raced to take down merchandise after Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey tweeted support for demonstrators in Hong Kong....
19:14 2019-10-07

Basketball's NBA under fire in China, at home over HK protest tweet The National Basketball Association (NBA) came under fire on Monday for its response to a tweet by a Houston Rockets official in support of Hong Kong protests for democracy, the latest overseas business to run afoul of political issues in China....
14:28 2019-10-07

China, NBA Standoff Deepens Over Basketball Executive's Tweet Beijing and the NBA hardened their standoff, as China canceled broadcasts of preseason games and the league’s commissioner said he wouldn’t apologize for a weekend tweet by a team executive that triggered a firestorm of criticism....
17:14 2019-10-08

NBA faces backlash in China over Houston Rockets GM's tweet Several Chinese businesses are suspending ties with the Houston Rockets after the American basketball team's general manager expressed support for Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests....
19:14 2019-10-07

NBA Events in China Disrupted Over Hong Kong Tweet A day before a scheduled tipoff of a Brooklyn Nets and Los Angeles Lakers game in Shanghai, a crisis for the National Basketball Association appeared no closer to resolution....
15:42 2019-10-09

Philippines' Duterte plans China visit to discuss South China Sea ruling Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte will soon meet his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping to discuss a 2016 arbitration case over the South China Sea, his spokesman said on Tuesday, as domestic pressure grows on the firebrand leader to stand up to Beiji...
12:14 2019-08-06

China tests anti-ship missile in South China Sea, Pentagon says China has test-fired at least one anti-ship missile in recent days in the area around the contested Spratly Islands in the South China Sea, the United States military confirmed Tuesday....
15:14 2019-07-03

China rejects U.S. accusations of running missile tests in South China Sea The Pentagon said on Tuesday the missile launch was "disturbing" and contrary to Chinese pledges that it would not militarize the strategic waterway....
20:56 2019-07-05

China rebuffs Shanahan’s rebuke over military outposts in South China Sea SHANAHAN DENOUNCES CHINA’S ‘TOOLKIT OF COERCION’: Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan went to Singapore with the intent of laying down a marker, namely that the United States will not accept China’s militarization of man-made islands in the Sou...
17:14 2019-06-03

China slams US warship for 'provocative' transit through South China Sea, calling it 'maritime hegemony' China hit back at the U.S. on Wednesday after a Navy warship sailed near disputed islands China has claimed as its own in the South China Sea, calling the action “provocative” and a sign of “maritime hegemony.” ...
16:14 2019-08-30

China warns of ‘reverse sanctions’ if Huawei 5G is banned in India: sources Canada is also weighing whether it will permit Huawei to supply 5G equipment. The considerations come amid increasingly tense relations between Canada and Beijing -- sparked by the Vancouver arrest of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou on U.S. charges....
00:28 2019-08-09

China is shredding the ozone layer with banned chemical emissions, study says Some alarming news from the stratosphere. Chinese foam manufacturers are releasing an ozone-destroying chemical into the air.        ...
23:42 2019-05-22

| Boy or girl? Hong Kong at centre of banned China gender test Shady middle-men are openly advertising on Chinese social media to smuggle blood samples of pregnant women to Hong Kong to skirt the mainland's ban on gender testing, an AFP investigation has found....
19:56 2019-05-22

‘We too love money more than freedom’: South Park creators issue mock apology over Chinese censorship “It's not worth living in a world where China controls my country's art,” Stan Marsh, one of the main characters in the animated show, said in the episode....
06:00 2019-10-09

U.S.-China made no progress in deputy-level trade talks: South China Morning Post The United States and China made no progress in deputy-level trade talks held on Monday and Tuesday in Washington, the South China Morning Post (SCMP) said, citing unnamed sources with knowledge of the meetings....
11:42 2019-10-10

Pentagon says China missile test in South China Sea 'disturbing' The Pentagon said on Tuesday a recent Chinese missile launch in the South China Sea was "disturbing" and contrary to Chinese pledges that it would not militarize the disputed waterway....
23:56 2019-07-02

US acting defense chief calls out China over South China Sea U.S. Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan is denouncing China’s efforts to steal technology from other nations and militarize man-made outposts in the South China Sea as a “toolkit of coercion.”...
05:00 2019-06-01

China says U.S. actions on Taiwan, South China Sea threaten stability The United States' actions on Taiwan and the South China Sea are hardly conducive to maintaining stability in the region, a senior Chinese military official said on Saturday, responding to comments by acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan....
12:28 2019-06-01

U.S. warship sails near South China Sea islands claimed by China A U.S. Navy destroyer sailed near islands claimed by China in the South China Sea on Wednesday, the U.S. military said, a move likely to anger Beijing at a time of rising tensions between the world's two largest economies....
07:56 2019-08-29

China denies U.S. accusations of South China Sea missile tests China's Defense Ministry on Friday denied U.S. accusations that the Chinese military had recently carried out missile tests in the disputed South China Sea, saying instead that they had held routine drills that involved the firing of live ammunition....
20:42 2019-07-05

As impasse over pro-Hong Kong tweet simmers, what's at stake for the NBA in China? NBA revenue from China -- a conservative estimate puts that at $500 million annually based on deals that are publicly known -- impacts the salary cap.       ...
00:00 2019-10-10

NBA Rejects Criticism It Bowed to China as Tweet Fallout Intensifies NBA commissioner Adam Silver addressed criticism that his response to a controversy over a tweet by a team executive deferred too much to Beijing’s views....
14:28 2019-10-08

China's business bullying jumps to new heights over tweet by NBA Rockets GM At least Daryl Morey got support from NBA Commissioner Adam Silver who, to his credit, said the league would adhere to American values: Our view       ...
02:00 2019-10-11

N.B.A. Executive’s Hong Kong Tweet Starts Firestorm in China Daryl Morey, the general manager of the Houston Rockets, posted a tweet supporting protesters in Hong Kong, upsetting the Chinese Basketball Association led by the Hall of Famer Yao Ming....
12:28 2019-10-07

The NBA Feels a Backlash in China After a Tweet Supporting Hong Kong Chinese companies have suspended ties with the Rockets, one of the NBA’s most popular teams in China, after Houston’s general manager tweeted his support of pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong....
11:42 2019-10-07

Why the N.B.A. Apologized to China Over Daryl Morey’s Tweet About Hong Kong A general manager’s tweet catapulted one of China’s favorite sports leagues into a tiptoe act familiar to many companies doing business in the autocratic country....
19:14 2019-10-07

Study Pinpoints Source of Banned Gas That Saps Ozone Layer: Eastern China An international team of researchers said Wednesday that two provinces in China were the source of most of the emissions of a banned gas that harms the ozone layer....
21:42 2019-05-22

Vietnam, China Embroiled In South China Sea Standoff Vietnamese and Chinese ships have been embroiled in a weeks-long standoff near an offshore oil block in disputed waters of the South China Sea, which fall within Vietnam's exclusive economic zone, two......
15:00 2019-07-17

China denies Philippines' allegations of 'hit and run' in South China Sea China has rejected Philippine allegations that a Chinese fishing vessel abandoned 22 Filipinos after it sank their boat in the South China Sea, as pressure builds on President Rodrigo Duterte to take a tougher line....
17:00 2019-06-15

The Latest: Shanahan calls out China over South China Sea SINGAPORE (AP) — The Latest on the U.S.-China relationship (all times local): 8:30 a.m. U.S. Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan is describing China’s actions to steal technology from other nations and militarize man-made outposts in the ...
02:56 2019-06-01

China, Malaysia to set up South China Sea dialogue mechanism China and Malaysia have agreed to set up a joint dialogue mechanism for the disputed South China Sea, the Chinese government's top diplomat said on Thursday after meeting Malaysia's foreign minister....
09:28 2019-09-12

Chicken's a winner as diners turn to other meat amid swine fever in China Poultry producers are cashing in as China's swine fever crisis shows no sign of abating, sending prices of chicken soaring. Shares of breeders, meanwhile, have skyrocketed....
09:42 2019-08-01

Trump’s trade war with China creates unexpected winner: Canada's lobster industry Prices are at record levels and demand is growing for fishermen north of the border after China imposed tariffs on live lobstersLong hours, rolling ocean swells, and the occasional spring snowstorm are all part of the job for Francis Morrissey.“It’s ...
15:14 2019-09-08

Everything Social Media Giants Banned in 2019 (That They Should've Banned Ages Ago) One of the more frequent annoyances of our modern world is the endless defenses social media platforms make to sidestep their responsibilities to curb the myriad problems that arise solely because they exist. Every so often, one of them will pat them...
21:28 2019-07-10

NBA scrambles after China angered by Houston Rockets' 'regrettable' pro-democracy tweet Daryl Morey sorry for ‘Stand with Hong Kong’ tweetNBA says many Chinese have been ‘deeply offended’ Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey has tried to defuse the rapidly growing fallout over his deleted tweet that showed support for Hong Kong a...
08:42 2019-10-07

NBA scraps media access to teams in China amid HK tweet backlash The National Basketball Association said on Friday it won't make the Brooklyn Nets and the Los Angeles Lakers available to media for the rest of their China visit, amid a furore over a tweet by a Houston Rockets executive supporting Hong Kong's prote...
13:56 2019-10-11

Excited China fans cheer NBA game despite row over Hong Kong tweet Thousands of Chinese fans cheered and clapped through an NBA exhibition game in Shanghai on Thursday after days of controversy and online vitriol over a now-deleted tweet by a team manager backing anti-China protests in Hong Kong....
13:56 2019-10-11

China basketball fans wave national flags at arena in row over HK tweet Hundreds of Chinese basketball fans waved national flags in a Shanghai arena on Thursday ahead of an NBA game between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Brooklyn Nets amid a huge backlash against a tweet backing anti-China protests in Hong Kong....
15:14 2019-10-10

Zion Williamson already liking this NBA offense-friendly rule Zion Williamson knows he has a lot to learn starting when he makes his NBA Summer League debut. That said, he’s already picked up a few things. The No. 1 overall pick in this year’s draft by the New Orleans Pelicans is in Las Vegas, where his first g...
15:14 2019-07-03

Sundance winner One Child Nation spotlights a very dark chapter of China’s recent past In 1979, China launched its one-child policy, which legally prohibited most parents from having more than a single child. A drastic attempt to curb the nation’s urgent population crisis, it would go on to shape an entire generation. The repercussions...
02:14 2019-08-07

Banned bread: why does the US allow banned additives that Europe says are unsafe? China, Brazil and members of the EU have weighed the potential risks and outlawed chemicals found in US loavesGive us this day our daily foam expander. It may sound odd, but in America, you may find in a loaf of bread ingredients with industrial appl...
08:28 2019-05-28

Stanley Druckenmiller sold everything and bought Treasurys after Trump's tweet threatening China Billionaire hedge fund manager Stanley Druckenmiller says he sold nearly all of his investments and piled into Treasurys following Trump's China tweet in May....
15:28 2019-06-04

China TV drops NBA exhibition games, escalating pressure amid tweet uproar Chinese state television said on Tuesday it would not air NBA exhibition games played in the country this week, heaping pressure on the U.S. basketball league after a tweet by a Houston Rockets executive backing protests in Hong Kong....
13:42 2019-10-08

NBA stirs U.S. hornet's nest, faces China backlash over Hong Kong tweet An increasing number of U.S. lawmakers voiced anger on Monday over the NBA's response to a Houston Rockets official's tweet backing Hong Kong democracy protests, raising U.S.-China tensions as talks to end a 15-month trade war resumed....
07:42 2019-10-08

NBA postpones media sessions in China as rift over Hong Kong tweet simmers Pre-season games in Shanghai and Shenzen also in doubtCompanies cut ties with league after argument over free speechThe NBA has postponed Wednesday’s scheduled media sessions in Shanghai for the Brooklyn Nets and Los Angeles Lakers, and it remains un...
17:42 2019-10-09

NBA stands to lose billions as China lashes out over tweet supporting Hong Kong The NBA boasts some 600 million fans in China and rakes in billions of dollars from lucrative TV and merchandising contracts with the PRC. But that could all change because of a single tweet. Daryl Morey, the general manager of the Houston Rockets, t...
00:56 2019-10-09

Warriors president: NBA won't muzzle players or management after Rockets GM tweet angered China "It's not going to happen. It's not what the NBA is about. It's not what our leadership is about," Warriors President Rick Welts says....
09:14 2019-10-08

Shanahan to call out China over South China Sea SINGAPORE (AP) — Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan says he will call out China’s bad behavior in a speech Saturday, including what he termed the excessive militarization of manmade islands in the South China Sea. Shanahan says ChinaR...
15:56 2019-05-31

US concerned over China’s ‘interference’ in South China Sea The U.S. says it’s concerned by reports of China’s interference with oil and gas activities in the disputed waters of the South China Sea, where Vietnam says Beijing violated its sovereignty...
06:42 2019-07-21

South Korea demands international probe over Japanese sanctions claims Seoul called for the UN or another international body to investigate Japan's claims that some of its exports go to North Korea despite sanctions. Seoul and Tokyo have clashed over compensation to WWII forced laborers....
12:28 2019-07-12

Russia and South Korea give conflicting claims over airspace spat Russia has said it didn't apologize for an alleged intrusion into South Korean airspace, contradicting earlier statements reported by South Korean media. The incident has triggered a diplomatic dispute in the region....
23:14 2019-07-24

China Abruptly Pulls Away From Rockets Over Daryl Morey's Since-Deleted Hong Kong Tweet The backlash in China to a tweet from Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey supporting Hong Kong protesters has accelerated over the weekend, now to include formal consequences. The Rockets, long one of the most popular NBA teams in China, are...
02:42 2019-10-07

Rockets GM Daryl Morey tries to defuse tenuous spot with China after Hong Kong tweet Daryl Morey clarified his earlier tweet after his expression of support for Hong Kong protesters did not go over well with Chinese authorities.       ...
03:56 2019-10-07

China suspends ties with Houston Rockets after general manager’s pro-Hong Kong tweet The Chinese Basketball Association said Sunday on its official Twitter-like Weibo account that Daryl Morey had made "improper remarks regarding Hong Kong'' to which it expressed its "strong opposition.''...
00:56 2019-10-07

NBA in China: Rockets shut down question to James Harden, Russell Westbrook about tweet fallout A Houston Rockets media relations official shut down a reporter’s question to stars James Harden and Russell Westbrook on Thursday amid the continuing controversy surrounding the NBA and China....
22:56 2019-10-10

Kacey Musgraves denies liking Kid Rock's Taylor Swift diss After Kid Rock slammed Taylor Swift with a sexist remark on her political activism, fellow country crossover artist Kacey Musgraves came under fire for allegedly "liking" his misogynist missive....
18:42 2019-08-11

Russia, South Korea trade conflicting claims over alleged airspace intrusion Russia's embassy in Seoul on Wednesday said that Moscow had not apologized for an alleged airspace violation the previous day, after South Korea said that a Russian attache had expressed "deep regret" while blaming malfunctioning equipment....
14:14 2019-07-24

Maryland Gov. urges caution on China trade war messaging after Trump's tariff tweet rocks market Maryland Governor Larry Hogan urged caution in how the Trump administration communicates about the trade war with China following Trump's tweet threatening new tariffs on Chinese goods....
00:56 2019-08-02

Philippine president calls on Trump to park US Navy outside China President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines wants President Trump to park the Navy's 7th Fleet on China's doorstep in response to ongoing tensions in the Pacific....
01:42 2019-07-18

The NBA faces a billion-dollar crisis over one executive's tweet about Hong Kong. Here's why China is so hard for Western brands to break into. Jonathan Bachman/Getty Images; Dolce & Gabbana/Instagram; Evan Agostini/Invision via AP The NBA this week became the latest in a slew of foreign brands who have landed in hot water in China. Dozens of Western brands have angered Chinese consumers wi...
13:00 2019-10-13

Senate Republicans permanently ban earmarks Pork barrel spending won't be returning to Congress any time soon after Senate Republicans this week moved to permanently ban earmarks. The Senate GOP on Thursday behind closed doors added a permanent ban on earmarked spending to their conference rul...
18:42 2019-05-24

DayZ Is Somehow Banned, But Also Not Banned In Australia Despite recent attempts at fixing things, Australia’s video game classification system remains something of a joke. It’s very much a joke today, though, with news emerging that the upcoming physical copy of DayZ has been “refused classification” (eff...
09:14 2019-08-08

Mid-year burnout: does it exist or are we all just permanently tired? Halfway through 2019, Guardian readers report feeling more exhausted than previous summers. What’s behind the malaise?Louise set herself two New Year’s resolutions for 2019: to start yoga, and to keep a journal. She did better than most people, stick...
09:42 2019-07-15

A Grammy Win Convinces PJ Morton to Keep Singing Frustrated that he hadn’t made it as a solo artist, the Maroon 5 keyboardist was ready to give up and sell retro sneakers. Then his album wowed the critics....
15:56 2019-08-04

Wells Fargo may keep interim CEO Allen Parker permanently Wells Fargo board members are considering keeping interim chief executive Allen Parker in the job permanently even after saying they would seek an outsider to fill the role, according to two sources familiar with the board’s thinking. Parker, 64, was...
20:14 2019-06-06

Woman says she was permanently disfigured by Portland police at protest Michelle Fawcett filed lawsuit after receiving severe chemical burns when police fired ‘flash bang’ rounds at a crowd last AugustA Portland woman is suing the city’s government for $250,000, and claiming she was “permanently disfigured” by ordnance f...
21:00 2019-08-05

How hackers can permanently lock you out of your accounts | Dylan Curran Some hackers use malicious code, but most just hide in plain sight. It can be devastatingly effectiveWhen their computer or social media account is hijacked by an unknown entity, most people probably picture something like this: a faceless man hunche...
09:56 2019-06-09

Senate to vote on permanently extending 9/11 victims fund The Senate has agreed to vote on permanently extending the 9/11 victims fund, setting up action that will put the bill on President Donald Trump’s desk for his signature by next week.After Sens. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) and Mike Lee (R-Utah) insisted on ame...
00:42 2019-07-19

Senate votes to permanently extend 9/11 victims fund The Senate approved legislation Tuesday to permanently fund the 9/11 victims compensation fund, guaranteeing that first responders who faced health problems after the attacks and their survivors receive their full benefit. The bipartisan bill, which...
22:56 2019-07-23

Ariana Grande Finally Gets Her Grammy 5 Months After Her Big Win Congratulations are in order for Ariana Grande. While the 26-year-old singer won her first Grammy five months ago, she didn't receive her trophy until today. The artist......
01:00 2019-07-17

Buckelew Farm permanently closes pumpkin festival after 30 years TUCSON – For three decades, Buckelew Farm got Tucson into the Halloween spirit with their annual pumpkin festival. From a classic orange pumpkin with big, green warts to a smooth white one perfect for painting, kids and adults alike would visit...
21:28 2019-09-05

Apple Cofounder Steve Wozniak Says Most People Should Get Off Facebook Permanently Apple cofounder Steve Wozniak deleted his personal Facebook account last year and is now telling everyone else they should do the same. Woz was stopped by TMZ at Reagan National Airport in D.C. recently and warned that the lack of privacy on the plat...
15:28 2019-07-08

Lashawn Daniels, Grammy-winning songwriter, dead at 41 Lashawn Daniels, who helped write countless hits for artists like Beyoncé, Whitney Houston, Jennifer Lopez and Michael Jackson, died Tuesday, according to his publicist JoJo Pada....
21:00 2019-09-04

Busbee, Grammy-nominated songwriter and producer, dead at 43 Grammy-nominated producer and songwriter Busbee -- who has worked with the likes of Pink, Lady Antebellum and Maren Morris--has died, his record label confirmed on Sunday....
02:00 2019-10-01

Grammy darling Brandi Carlile is no ‘Joke’ as she gets set to headline MSG After her early days as “a hustler … playing four-hour sets in seafood restaurants and s–t,” Brandi Carlile was more than ready for her Grammy moment on music’s biggest night in February. “I had just won three Grammys, and I was getting t...
22:14 2019-09-12

LaShawn Daniels, Grammy-Winning Songwriter, Dies at 41 He wrote songs for superstars like Lady Gaga, Michael Jackson and Jennifer Lopez and was honored for his work on the Destiny’s Child hit “Say My Name.”...
01:42 2019-09-06

’75 great years’: Tucson’s first Mexican restaurant permanently closes its doors TUCSON – From its delicious Chili Rellenos to the refreshing margaritas, Tucson’s oldest Mexican restaurant, Club 21 has been serving generations of hungry passersby for more than seven decades. But after 75 years of business, the family ...
01:28 2019-08-03

Twitter Permanently Suspends Accounts Of 2 Anti-Trump Political Activists Micro-blogging site Twitter has permanently suspended accounts of two anti-Donald Trump political activists -- Ed and Brian Krassenstein with 925,000 and 700,000 followers, respectively....
10:14 2019-05-25

’73 great years’: Tucson’s first Mexican restaurant permanently closes its doors TUCSON – From its delicious chile rellenos to the refreshing margaritas, Tucson’s oldest Mexican restaurant, Club 21 has been serving generations of hungry passersby for more than seven decades. But after 73 years of business, the family ...
05:42 2019-08-04

How to turn off Sticky Keys in Windows 10 permanently, and stop turning it on accidentally Klaus Vedfelt / Getty Images You can turn off Sticky Keys in Windows 10 by going through your PC's "Ease of Access" settings menu. Sticky Keys is a Windows feature meant to help the physically impaired, but can easily be turned on by mistake. Visit ...
21:42 2019-10-02

Jessye Norman, Grammy-winning opera star, dies at age 74 Family pays tribute to internationally celebrated medal of arts recipientJessye Norman, the renowned international opera star whose passionate soprano voice won her four Grammy awards and the national medal of arts, has died, according to a family sp...
03:14 2019-10-01

LaShawn Daniels, Grammy-winning songwriter behind Say My Name, dies aged 41 Daniels, who had written songs for Beyoncé, Lady Gaga and Whitney Houston, was killed in a car crash in South CarolinaThe Grammy award-winning songwriter LaShawn Daniels has been killed in a car crash in South Carolina at the age of 41, his wife said...
09:28 2019-09-05

Iowa official who liked to host "Tupac Fridays" might've been ousted for liking Tupac too much It might make you roll your eyes to hear that a 66-year social services director in Iowa liked to slip quotes from the late Tupac Shakur in emails to his staff, an act that gives off a real “how do you do, fellow kids” vibe. The story of Jerry Foxhov...
00:14 2019-07-18

Want To Ditch Junk Food? These 5 Tips Can Help You To Start Liking Healthy Food! Aspiring to eat healthy is much easier than actually doing it. So how does one practice 'mind over matter' and get themselves to opt for the healthier food every single time?...
21:01 2019-05-26

Guardiola rejects claims Man City was disrespectful in China Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has rejected claims that the team was arrogant and disrespectful during its preseason visit to China last week       ...
15:56 2019-07-23

Blue Mountains wilderness would be 'permanently' changed by raising dam wall, leak reveals Draft report says Warragamba dam changes would affect Aboriginal historical sitesA leaked draft report has predicted world heritage areas of the Blue Mountains would be “permanently” changed by a controversial New South Wales government plan to raise...
14:00 2019-06-13

Toxic algae that’s killed 9 dogs found in Central Park, Prospect Park The same toxic algae that’s killed at least nine dogs across the country this summer is in full bloom in the water at popular city parks — and parents and pet owners are being warned to stay away. Central Park’s Harlem Meer and Brooklyn’s Prospect Pa...
00:14 2019-08-25

Utah's Arches National Park certified as International Dark Sky Park; what does that mean? The designation will help Utah's Arches National Park grow astronomy programs and encourages astronomy-based tourism in nearby communities.       ...
14:42 2019-07-10

Boy with autism breaks down at Orlando theme park, park employee saves the day https://pmd.cdn.turner.com/cnn/big/us/2019/06/09/boy-autism-theme-park-employee-vpx.hln_2640954_768x432_1300k.mp4 _____ (CNN) – While Spider-Man was off-duty, a real-life superhero swung into action to comfort Lenore Koppelman’s son. She ...
19:28 2019-06-09

North Korea claims it tested new rocket system that could improve ability to strike South Korea, American bases North Korea says its leader Kim Jong Un supervised the first test-firing of a new multiple rocket launcher system that could improve the Hermit Kingdom’s abilities to strike targets in South Korea and American military bases there....
12:56 2019-08-01

China Claims U.S. 'Black Hand' Is Behind Hong Kong Protests Beijing stepped up its accusations of U.S. involvement in fomenting protests in Hong Kong, as authorities and protesters in the restive Chinese city prepared for a critical tenth weekend of demonstrations....
18:00 2019-08-09

China Claims It Will Restrict Its Technology in Growing Trade Dispute With U.S. (BEIJING) — China is creating a system to protect its technology, according to state media, as the U.S. restricts the access of Chinese companies to American technology in a spiraling trade dispute. The People’s Daily newspaper said Sunda...
19:42 2019-06-09

Ex-Interpol boss has admitted taking £1.6m in bribes, China claims A former head of Interpol who disappeared after travelling from France to China has admitted taking $2m (£1.6m) in bribes, according to a Chinese court....
11:14 2019-06-20

China vows military action if Taiwan, sea claims opposed China's defense minister is warning its military will "resolutely take action" to defend Beijing's claims over self-ruled Taiwan and disputed South China Sea waters....
09:28 2019-06-02

Explainer: Trump's claims and Hunter Biden's dealings in China U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday called on China to investigate Joe Biden, a leading Democratic contender in the 2020 race for the White House, about the involvement of Biden's son in a fund that sought to raise Chinese capital....
01:42 2019-10-04

China claims fentanyl progress in trade call, sources say U.S. and Chinese officials held a "working-level" call Thursday evening in which Beijing said it was making progress in restricting outbound fentanyl shipments, according to three sources familiar with the matter...
02:28 2019-08-31

Trump claims serious talks to begin with China over trade negotiations Trump expressed his optimism about China hours after he sent mixed messages on the tariff warDonald Trump, facing pressure to scale back a US-China trade war contributing to a global economic slowdown, claimed Monday that serious talks will begin soo...
19:14 2019-08-26

Trump claims he will investigate Google for 'treasonous' China ties US president vows to look into claim about firm’s relationship with Chinese governmentDonald Trump has suggested Google might be working treasonously with China and claimed he would look into the matter.In a tweet on Tuesday the US president – claimi...
20:14 2019-07-16

Trump: We 'will take a look' into Peter Thiel's claims of Google working with China President Trump on Tuesday said his administration "will take a look" into Google after billionaire tech investor Peter Thiel said the FBI and CIA should see if Chinese intelligence has infiltrated Google...
14:28 2019-07-16

Dow bounces more than 260 points after Trump claims China ‘wants to make a deal’ Wall Street rallied Monday as investors saw a glimmer of optimism on the global trade front after an abrupt spike in U.S.-China tensions on Friday sent the three major indexes careening. The Dow Jones......
11:28 2019-08-27

Trump’s false claims about Hunter Biden’s China dealings With no evidence, the president accuses Joe Biden's son of earning millions and scoring $1.5 billion in investments from a single trip to China with the then-vice president....
12:00 2019-09-26

Fact-Checking Trump’s Claims About China’s ‘Worst Year’ China has experienced its “worst year” in 57 years, the president said Wednesday, a few years short of the 61 years he estimated last week and a couple of decades more than the 35 years he claimed last month....
04:14 2019-09-05

Ariana Grande finally gets her Grammy (five months late!) from manager Scooter Braun Five months after the Grammy Awards, Ariana Grande finally has her trophy. The award was delivered to her by manager Scooter Braun.        ...
08:28 2019-07-18

LaShawn Daniels, Grammy-winning songwriter for Beyoncé, dies in car crash at 41 LaShawn Daniels, a Grammy-winning songwriter who penned hits for the likes of Beyoncé, Michael Jackson and Whitney Houston, died in a car crash at 41.        ...
06:14 2019-09-05

Grammy-winning opera singer allegedly attacked random woman on subway Grammy Award-winning opera singer John Easterlin allegedly attacked a random woman on a subway platform, The Post has learned. The 57-year-old tenor is accused of tripping and punching the 35-year-old stranger in the ribs as she walked up to the turn...
23:42 2019-07-31

US delays China tariff increase as Trump claims 'substantial' deal US had planned to raise tariffs on $250bn of goods to 30%Trump: ‘All would like to see something significant happen!’Donald Trump announced a “very substantial phase one deal” to solve the long-running trade dispute with China.After a two-day meeting...
04:28 2019-10-12

China's top Uyghur official claims most detainees have left Xinjiang camps A senior Chinese official has alleged that authorities in the far-western region of Xinjiang have released most detainees held in government internment camps, but refused to be drawn on how many people remained in the mass detention program....
17:56 2019-07-31

Kenyan president's office denies claims he is 'missing' after China trip The chief spokesperson for Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta denied claims Kenyatta was absent at public events after speculation went rife about his whereabouts on social media....
20:56 2019-05-21

Dow plunges 750 points as China’s yuan falls; Trump claims ‘manipulation’ Wall Street was a sea of red on Monday as China ramped up its arsenal in the continuing trade war between the US and China. The Dow Jones industrial average plunged by more than 750 points in afternoon trading Monday in response to China allowing its...
19:56 2019-08-05

8Chan, Breeding Ground for White Supremacist Shooters Goes Dark; Founder Says Pull the Plug Permanently In a move that is deeply decent and sensical, a technology company has announced that it will no longer be complicit in white supremacist hatred by pulling the plug on services for 8chan, a website that has become the stomping grounds for mass murder...
11:00 2019-08-06

Grammy-winning jazz drummer Lawrence Leathers dies in Bronx after apartment fight Two-time Grammy Award winner Lawrence "Lo" Leathers was found dead by police late Sunday morning in the Bronx after being involved in a fight.        ...
06:28 2019-06-04

China rejects claims fracking caused Sichuan quake: state media Chinese officials said there were no indications that a deadly earthquake in the southwestern province of Sichuan this week was caused by excessive shale gas fracking in the region, state media reported on Wednesday....
09:56 2019-06-19

Report claims thousands of North Korean women sold into sex slavery in China Thousands of North Korean women and girls are being trafficked and sold into sexual slavery in China, where many are sold as wives to Chinese men while others are forced into prostitution or to live stream sex acts against their will, a new report cl...
17:28 2019-05-21

Telegram founder claims China disrupted the app to sabotage Hong Kong protesters As Hong Kong battles against the proposed extradition bill that would China more power over the autonomous territory, protesters in the city are said to have experienced an outage of Telegram‘s encrypted messaging service yesterday – and Beijing may ...
13:14 2019-06-13

China's surveillance firms defend themselves after US blacklisting and claims of human rights abuses The U.S. put 28 Chinese entities on the government's so-called Entity List, which restricts these organizations from doing business with American firms....
12:56 2019-10-08

Users Permanently Alter Their Minds Inside a Network in an Excerpt From Jayinee Basu's The City of Folding Faces Mara is very different now, after digitizing and uploading herself as a “space-time tubeform” into the network of the Roulette. There’s even a word for people like her in the universe of Jayinee Basu’s 2019 scifi novella The City of Folding Faces—the...
23:28 2019-08-23

Pompeo blasts Chinese 'coercion' in South China Sea U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday criticized Chinese "coercion" in the disputed South China Sea, highlighting a divide with Beijing at a meeting of Southeast Asian nations with world powers....
14:00 2019-08-01

South Africa v China: Women's World Cup – live! Women’s World Cup updates from the Group B gameCheck out the latest Golden Boot standingsAnd you can email Niall here or tweet him here 9.14pm BST 54 mins: The ball bobbles into the path of Makhabane, who fires a decent effort over from 20 yards. 9.1...
22:28 2019-06-13

China beats South Africa 1-0 to set up decider vs. Spain China is back on track at the Women's World Cup, tied for second in Group B after a 1-0 victory in South Africa, and focused on it goal of moving into the next round of the tournament....
15:42 2019-06-14

Australian Navy Pilots Were Hit With Lasers on the South China Sea Australian navy helicopter pilots were reportedly hit with laser beams from fishing boats during a recent military exercise on the South China Sea, leading experts to believe they were being monitored by Chinese maritime militia on the disputed water...
13:42 2019-05-29

The Music Industry Reacts to the Passing of Grammy Award-Winning Songwriter LaShawn Daniels: ‘We Needed Him’ You might not immediately recognize his name, but LaShawn Daniels, the Grammy Award-winning songwriter who penned the soundtrack to many of our lives, has reportedly passed away at the age of 41....
16:14 2019-09-04

Cassius' Philippe Zdar, Grammy-winning music producer, dies in accidental fall at 52 Zdar also owned the influential Motorbass music studio in Paris, which hosted artists including Kanye West, Pharrell Williams and Phoenix.        ...
17:14 2019-06-20

Trump claims trade war is working as China's growth hits 27-year low - business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, including reaction to the latest Chinese GDP reportLatest: Trump says trade war is hurting ChinaEarlier:Alan Turing to feature on new £50Introduction: China’s growth rate drops to 6.2%Lowest...
16:42 2019-07-15

Sen. Marco Rubio is asking the US government to investigate TikTok over claims it's censoring content that might upset China Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Marco Rubio, the US senator from Florida, has asked the US government to investigate TikTok, the globally popular short-form video app owned by a Chinese company. Rubio wrote on Twitter that there's "ample and growing e...
06:28 2019-10-10

US Warship Sails In South China Sea Amid Trade Tensions A US Navy destroyer sailed near islands claimed by China in the South China Sea on Wednesday, the US military said, a move likely to anger Beijing at a time of tense ties between the world's two......
19:56 2019-08-28

Australian helicopters targeted by lasers in South China Sea, report says Australian military helicopters were targeted with lasers during operations in the South China Sea this month, according to an analyst who was aboard the warship from which the aircraft were operating....
07:14 2019-05-29

Pentagon Calls China’s South Sea Missile Test ‘Truly Disturbing’ The U.S. denounced as “coercive acts” Chinese anti-ship missile tests in the disputed South China Sea, underscoring continued strategic tensions between the two Pacific powers even as they restart trade talks. China fired at least one mis...
17:42 2019-07-03

Vietnam pulls DreamWorks' 'Abominable' film over South China Sea map Vietnam has pulled DreamWorks' animated film "Abominable" from cinemas over a scene featuring a map which shows China's unilaterally declared "nine-dash line" in the South China Sea, state media reported on Monday....
12:28 2019-10-14

Eye On China, US Seeks $30 Million For South Asia Security Project With an eye on countering increasing Chinese influence in key South Asian countries, the Trump administration has sought $30 million for what it has described as "Bay of Bengal" security initiative to......
03:56 2019-06-13

South Korea's LG Chem to team up with China's Geely on EV batteries South Korean battery maker LG Chem Ltd said on Thursday it had signed an agreement to set up a joint venture with China's Geely Automobile Holdings Ltd to produce batteries for electric vehicles....
05:42 2019-06-13

Philippine finance secretary: Duterte talked South China Sea with Xi Philippine Secretary of Finance Carlos Dominguez didn't specify whether the two leaders discussed an arbitration court ruling in 2016 that rejected China's claims in the South China Sea....
13:42 2019-08-30

Australian navy pilots struck by lasers in South China Sea BEIJING (AP) — A witness says Australian navy helicopter pilots were hit by lasers while exercising in the South China Sea, forcing them to land as a precaution. Scholar Euan Graham, who was onboard the Royal Australian Navy flagship HMAS Canberra on...
14:14 2019-05-28

U.S. to sell 34 surveillance drones to allies in South China Sea region The Trump administration has moved ahead with a surveillance drone sale to four U.S. allies in the South China Sea region as acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said Washington will no longer "tiptoe" around Chinese behavior in Asia....
02:42 2019-06-04

Pentagon Says Chinese Missile Launch In South China Sea "Disturbing" The Pentagon said on Tuesday a recent Chinese missile launch in the disputed South China Sea was "disturbing" and contrary to Chinese pledges that it would not militarize the disputed waterway....
08:56 2019-07-03

Australia Pilots Hit By Lasers During South China Sea Flights: Report Australian navy pilots were hit by lasers during flights in the hotly contested South China Sea, the national broadcaster reported Wednesday, with informal Chinese militia vessels believed to be......
08:00 2019-05-29

China beat South Africa to send Germany and France through China striker Li Ying scored the only goal in a crucial 1-0 victory over South Africa in a women’s World Cup Group B clash at the Parc des Princes on Thursday, a result that ensured Germany and France progress to the second round....
23:56 2019-06-13

South Koreans Say Sorry To China As Player Celebrates With Foot On Trophy South Korea's victorious under-18 footballers apologised to "all the people in China" after a picture emerged of one of their players celebrating with his foot on the Panda Cup....
12:01 2019-05-30

Beijing vows to defend 'islands and rocks' in the South China Sea A high-level Chinese colonel admits there's a possibility of a "miscalculation" in the South China Sea, but defended China's need to protect it....
06:42 2019-06-03

NBA shows 'hypocrisy' with China as opposed to 'bathroom bill' outrage, ex-North Carolina governor claims The former governor of North Carolina slammed the NBA and commissioner Adam Silver on Tuesday over the way the league has handled the firestorm over a general manager’s pro-Hong Kong tweet....
22:00 2019-10-09

South Africa 0-4 Germany, China 0-0 Spain: Women's World Cup – as it happened Germany have topped Group B and eliminated South Africa, while Spain finish second and China are also through after a hard-earned draw 8.21pm BST Related: Germany stroll into last 16 with comfortable win over South Africa 8.21pm BST Related: Spain...
22:14 2019-06-17

2 dead as storm triggers landslides, hits south China coast A powerful tropical storm has swept across southern Taiwan, triggering landslides and flooding and leaving one dead before it hit southern China on Sunday morning...
03:28 2019-08-25

Pentagon calls missile test in South China Sea ‘disturbing,’ report says The Pentagon on Tuesday said China’s decision to test-fire missiles in the South China Sea was “disturbing” and a U.S. official told Reuters that multiple anti-ship ballistic missiles employed in the test....
07:14 2019-07-03

Thousands stranded, 5 killed, as heavy rain lashes south China Thousands of people have been stranded and at least five killed amid torrential rain throughout central and southern China, with authorities bracing themselves for at least another four days of downpours, state media reported on Tuesday....
03:42 2019-06-11

Huawei ban puts South Korea in a familiar place: caught between the U.S. and China Less than a week after Huawei Technologies was blacklisted by the United States, more than a hundred South Korean politicians and business leaders toured the Chinese tech giant's headquarters and its lavish new campus outside Shenzhen....
05:42 2019-05-29

Merger of Yards in South Korea, China Will Control Global Shipbuilding Mega shipyard mergers in South Korea and China will create two behemoths that will control around 46% of the global market among the world’s top 10 yards, according to marine data provider VesselsValue....
16:42 2019-08-01

Australian navy pilots hit with lasers during South China Sea military exercise ANU expert questions if beams came from fishing boats that are part of China’s maritime militiaAustralian navy helicopter pilots have been hit with laser beams from fishing boats suspected of being part of China’s maritime militia during a recent mil...
08:56 2019-05-29

Thousands stranded, five killed, as heavy rain lashes south China Thousands of people have been stranded and at least five killed amid torrential rain throughout central and southern China, with authorities bracing themselves for at least another four days of downpours, state media reported on Tuesday....
08:28 2019-06-11

ASEAN Leaders Expected To Discuss Rohingya Crisis, South China Sea Southeast Asian leaders met on Sunday for a second day of a summit in Bangkok, where they were expected to discuss pressing regional issues including the plight of Myanmar's fleeing Rohingyas and the......
13:01 2019-06-23

U.S. State Dept says concerned by reports of Chinese interference in South China Sea The U.S. State Department said on Saturday it is concerned by reports of China's interference with oil and gas activities in the South China Sea, including Vietnam's long-standing exploration and production activities....
17:14 2019-07-20

China, Japan, South Korea to step up cultural ties despite rows The culture ministers of South Korea, Japan and China agreed on Friday to step up cultural, sports and people-to-people exchanges despite recent tensions over trade and their shared history....
10:00 2019-08-30

Duterte says Xi Jinping offered him an oil and gas deal to ignore South China Sea ruling Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte said he has been offered a controlling stake in a joint energy deal by Chinese President Xi Jinping in exchange for ignoring an international arbitration in Manila's favor on the South China Sea....
13:56 2019-09-12

Sinking of Philippine Boat Puts South China Sea Back at Issue The Philippines accuses a Chinese fishing vessel of intentionally ramming the vessel in the disputed waterway, and the government is demanding action from China....
12:14 2019-06-13

U.S. State Department says concerned by reports of Chinese interference in South China Sea The U.S. State Department said on Saturday it is concerned by reports of China's interference with oil and gas activities in the South China Sea, including Vietnam's long-standing exploration and production activities....
16:42 2019-07-20

Grammy Award-Winning Artist and Actor Louie 'Original Don Dada' Rankin, of Belly and Shottas, Dies in Car Crash Louie Rankin, the Jamaican dancehall singer (known as the “Original Don Dada”) and film actor has died, following a tragic car crash in Ontario, Canada, TMZ reports. Rankin was a Jamaican native who grew up in Saint Thomas Parish and East Kingston an...
05:42 2019-10-02

Vietnamese PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc "deeply concerned" about South China Sea standoff Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said Friday he is "deeply concerned" about recent developments in a long-running standoff in the South China Sea between Vietnamese and Chinese vessels....
16:00 2019-08-23

Safe havens emerge in China, South Asia as recession risks grow Fears of a global recession are on the rise as the U.S.-China trade war re-escalated in May, sending investors to the safety of U.S Treasuries, the Japanese yen and gold....
04:56 2019-06-14

Southeast Asian leaders meet, expected to discuss Rohingyas, South China Sea Southeast Asian leaders met on Sunday for a second day of a summit in Bangkok, where they were expected to discuss pressing regional issues including the plight of Myanmar's fleeing Rohingyas and the South China Sea dispute....
07:14 2019-06-23

Li Ying’s volley seals vital World Cup victory for China against South Africa • Striker’s first-half goal seals points for Asian side• South Africa bottom of Group B after two matchesChina kept their hopes of qualification from Group B alive with a 1-0 win over South Africa in the Women’s World Cup.Banyana Banyana’s first fina...
01:42 2019-06-14

Firebrand Philippine president pushes the US to send the entire 7th Fleet into the South China Sea US Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jessica O. Blackwell Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte dared the US on Monday to send the entire US 7th Fleet into the South China Sea to confront China if it really wants to drive Chinese ...
11:56 2019-07-09

USS Reagan, Japanese helicopter carrier conduct joint exercise in South China Sea Two aircraft carrier strike groups -- the USS Ronald Reagan CSG and ships from Japan's MSDF -- conducted a joint naval exercise in the South China Sea from Monday through Wednesday, the U.S. 7th Fleet said....
19:28 2019-06-12

South Korea cuts growth target as global demand gets hit from US-China trade war South Korea on Wednesday cut this year's economic growth target to what would be a 7-year low as the prolonged U.S.-China tariff war hit global demand, although the revised projections were above the market's estimates....
06:14 2019-07-03

Vietnam police disperse protest at Chinese embassy over South China Sea standoff Vietnamese police on Tuesday broke up a brief protest outside the Chinese embassy in Hanoi against Beijing's maritime survey of an offshore block in the southeast Asian nation's exclusive economic zone (EEZ), a Reuters witness said....
09:42 2019-08-06

'Peace through strength': Navy sails an aircraft carrier through disputed South China Sea The U.S. Navy sailed an aircraft carrier through the South China Sea in a show of force against China in the midst of disputes over the strategically crucial trade zone....
21:56 2019-08-07

China to impose anti-dumping tax on stainless steel from the EU, Japan and South Korea China said on Monday it will impose anti-dumping duties on some stainless steel products imported from the European Union, Japan, South Korea and Indonesia....
08:56 2019-07-22

Filipino fishing boat sunk by suspected Chinese vessel in the South China Sea A Filipino fishing boat carrying 22 fishermen sank after being hit by a suspected Chinese vessel in the South China Sea, ratcheting up tensions in the disputed area....
21:00 2019-06-14

South Africa resumes beef exports to China after foot and mouth outbreak South Africa has resumed beef exports to China after an outbreak of the highly contagious foot and mouth disease (FMD) in January halted trade, officials said on Tuesday....
17:56 2019-07-31

My life in sex: 'I think about the musician when I'm in bed with my boyfriend'' The woman with an all-consuming crushI love my boyfriend, but after five years together my feelings are not as strong as they used to be. Meanwhile, I’ve had a very intense crush on a famous musician for 15 years. Despite the fact that he is now bald...
13:00 2019-06-21

Chinese ship inches closer to Vietnam coastline amid South China Sea tensions A Chinese survey vessel on Saturday extended its activities to an area closer to Vietnam's coastline, ship tracking data showed, after the United States and Australia expressed concern about China's actions in the disputed waterways....
07:56 2019-08-24

Factbox: Safe havens emerge in China, South Asia as recession risks grow Fears of a global recession are on the rise as the U.S.-China trade war re-escalated in May, sending investors to the safety of U.S Treasuries, the Japanese yen and gold....
09:42 2019-06-13

Philippines' Duterte calls for action to reduce the risk of military conflict in the South China Sea President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines is calling for action to lessen the chance of conflict in the South China Sea, where the U.S. and other countries are challenging China's assertions of sovereignty....
14:56 2019-06-01

Southeast Asia making good progress on South China Sea conduct code: Thailand Southeast Asian nations made good progress on a Code of Conduct negotiating draft for the disputed South China Sea and likely will finish a first reading by the end of this year, the Thai foreign ministry said as regional leaders met in Bangkok....
15:56 2019-06-22

USS Ronald Reagan, Japanese helicopter carrier conduct joint exercise in South China Sea Two aircraft carrier strike groups -- the USS Ronald Reagan CSG and ships from Japan's MSDF -- conducted a joint naval exercise in the South China Sea from Monday through Wednesday, the U.S. 7th Fleet said....
22:01 2019-06-12

Rand Paul blocks attempt to permanently fund 9/11 victims fund Democrat Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand accused Republicans of playing “political games” after a GOP senator Wednesday blocked her effort to permanently fund the 9/11 victim compensation. Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) attempted to pass the legislation by voice vote ...
02:28 2019-07-18

K.K. Slider Is The Most Influential Musician Of Our Generation Beyoncé? Radiohead? Taylor Swift? Daft Punk? All great musicians, yes, but not quite the single greatest musician of our generation. That honor is reserved for someone so great he verges on fictitious: K.K. Slider....
17:42 2019-09-04

China treads a fine line as it seeks to mediate in Japan-South Korea trade dispute China appears to be stepping up to mediate between Japan and South Korea as their trade battle intensifies — a move that could prompt the U.S. to get more involved in the region, one expert says....
22:28 2019-08-22

Kenya suspends gambling ad ban after musician complains A Kenyan judge suspended a ban on gambling ads on Monday after a musician complained it robbed him of his right to make celebrity endorsements, court papers showed....
14:32 2019-05-21

French musician killed by bear in Canada Julien Gauthier, 44, was on an expedition recording sounds of nature for his musicA French artist who used sounds of nature in his music has been killed by a bear in Canada.Friends said Julien Gauthier, 44, was the victim of an attack after a bear en...
02:14 2019-08-21

Rihanna is the world's wealthiest female musician Rihanna has emerged as the richest female musician in the world, with a fortune considerably larger than those of the grandes dames of pop: Madonna, Céline Dion and Beyoncé....
15:56 2019-06-05

Art Neville, New Orleans funk musician, dead at 81 Art Neville, a New Orleans music icon and founding member of the Neville Brothers and The Meters, died on Monday, according to a statement released by his longtime manager, Kent Sorrell. He was 81....
00:14 2019-07-23

I'm Musician Dan Boeckner of Operators and Wolf Parade, and This Is How I Eat If you keep up with new music, you probably know Dan Boeckner from Operators, the dark and dance-y synth pop band that consists of him, electro-wiz Devojka, and drummer Sam Brown. (Check out their new album, Radiant Dawn, here and here, and their tou...
18:14 2019-05-30

New Orleans musician Dr. John dead at 77, family says Dr. John, the celebrated Louisiana singer and piano player who mixed black and white musical influence, has died, his family said Thursday. He was 77. ...
01:28 2019-06-07

Celebrity parents with famous musician children 24/7 Tempo has identified 20 celebrities with famous musician children, because the apple doesn't fall far from the musical tree, right?        ...
17:14 2019-06-07

Dr. John, funky New Orleans musician, dies at 77 NEW ORLEANS — Dr. John, the New Orleans musician who blended black and white musical styles with a hoodoo-infused stage persona and gravelly bayou drawl, died Thursday, his family said. He was 77. In a statement released through his publicist, the fa...
02:14 2019-06-07

Musician Leon Redbone dies aged 69 Singer-songwriter, known for his Vaudeville and Tin Pan Alley music, released 16 albums and retired in 2015 after health problems Singer-songwriter Leon Redbone has died at the age of 69.Redbone, known for Vaudeville and Tin Pan Alley music, had reti...
21:42 2019-05-30

South Koreans are canceling vacations to Japan and boycotting its beer in a trade war more bitter than Trump's feud with China Komeil Soheili/Business Insider South Korea and Japan are in the middle of an unrelenting trade war, which has seen both sides curb vital exports and remove each other as preferred trading partners. The feud is reigniting more than 100 years of tens...
13:14 2019-09-27

Brazilian musician João Gilberto dies aged 88 ‘Father of bossa nova’ died on Saturday afternoon in his house in Rio de JaneiroBrazilian musician João Gilberto, 88, died on Saturday afternoon in his house in Rio de Janeiro, relatives confirmed through messages in social media.On his Facebook acco...
03:56 2019-07-07

Kim Gordon GQ Interview: The Musician on Her First Solo Album and Airbnb Musician Kim Gordon talks to GQ about her first solo album, 'No Home Record,' Airbnbs, lifestyle branding, and why she doesn't want to be called an icon....
19:42 2019-10-10

Brazil mourns death of musician João Gilberto Bossa nova legend, 88, earns warm tributes – but not from president Jair BolsonaroBrazil is mourning the death of João Gilberto, one of the country’s greatest musicians and composers, a reclusive genius in a nation of extroverts whose work recalled h...
22:14 2019-07-07

The DMCA bell did not toll for a beloved musician—thus, I could grieve him Enlarge / Bass guitarist Mark Sandman and saxophonist Dana Colley in concert with their band Morphine in the '90s. (credit: Getty Images / Tim Mosenfelder) I'm a firm believer in the power of a live performance. A television broadcast or DVD doesn...
06:42 2019-07-07

Venezuela frees musician jailed after blasting government Authorities in Venezuela have released from prison a young musician who was jailed six weeks ago after taking to social media to vent her frustration against President Nicolas Maduro’s government...
03:28 2019-07-17

Rihanna named world's richest female musician Forbes magazine estimates the musician’s fortune at $600m, a figure bolstered by her lucrative fashion and beauty venturesRihanna has been named the world’s richest female musician by Forbes magazine. The singer’s worth is estimated at $600m (£472m),...
15:01 2019-06-05

Leon Redbone, acclaimed 1970s musician, dies Leon Redbone, the acclaimed singer and guitarist who performed jazz, ragtime and Tin Pan Alley-styled songs, died Thursday, according to a statement released by his family...
23:01 2019-05-30

How I became an award-winning musician and winemaker: John Legend When he's not playing the piano or performing, John Legend spends time being a dad, coaching on “The Voice,” and creating wine.       ...
12:28 2019-07-02

Award-winning musician: 'Nationality is an accident of birth' Editor's note: The UN estimates that around 17 million people born in India live outside its borders. The group is considered the world's largest migrant population. From the NBA's first Indian-origin player to the descendant of an indentured laborer...
19:28 2019-05-22

Weekend memorial events set for singer-musician Dr. John NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Weekend memorial services have been scheduled in New Orleans for singer and musician Malcom “Mac” Rebennack Jr., better known by his Voodoo-inspired stage name, Dr. John. Rebennack, a member of the Rock & Roll Hall of F...
03:56 2019-06-19

Mystery LA subway singer identified as homeless Russian musician Emily Zamourka left thousands of people mesmerized when a video of her singing on what appears to be an empty platform in Koreatown was posted online by Los Angeles Police....
08:00 2019-10-01

Elizabeth Olsen Is Engaged to Musician Boyfriend Robbie Arnett Elizabeth Olsen has some new bling to show off! A source confirms to E! News that the 30-year-old star and her longtime boyfriend Robbie Arnett are engaged. After three years of dating,......
06:28 2019-08-01

Iranian musician risks his freedom to promote human rights Mehdi Rajabian could be sent back to prison at anytime, but he continues to produce music banned under Iran's strict censorship laws. His new album shares a message of peace from artists around the Middle East....
07:56 2019-09-04

Mexican musician Celso Pina, accordion 'rebel,' dies at 66 Mexican musician Celso Pina, famed as "the rebel of the accordion" for mixing eclectic styles with traditional Colombian cumbia, died on Wednesday of a heart attack in his hometown of Monterrey, his record label La Tuna Records said....
01:14 2019-08-22

‘Dr. John,’ funky New Orleans ‘night-tripper’ musician, dies NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The family of the Louisiana-born musician known as Dr. John says the celebrated singer and piano player who blended black and white musical influence with a hoodoo-infused stage persona and gravelly bayou drawl, has died. He was 77...
00:56 2019-06-07

Legendary New Orleans musician Dr. John, born Mac Rebennack, dies at 77 Mac Rebennack, aka Dr. John the Night Tripper, brought the bayou to the bandstand and the funk to the masses. He died at age 77 of a heart attack.        ...
02:28 2019-06-07

Dr John, legendary genre-bending New Orleans musician, dies at 77 Family thanks ‘all who have shared his unique musical journey’ after Rock & Roll Hall of Famer suffers heart attackDr John, the New Orleans musician who blended black and white musical styles with a hoodoo-infused stage persona and gravelly bayou dra...
02:28 2019-06-07

Vogue's 'Forces of Fashion' Gives Cardi B a Grammy-Worthy Birthday Cake—and Reveals the Black History Behind Beyoncé's History-Making Cover When Cardi B showed up at the 2019 Grammys wearing a vintage Thierry Mugler gown inspired by Botticelli’s “Birth of Venus” (colloquially known as “Venus on the Half Shell”), she knew she’d make headlines. But what the rapper, reality star and newly m...
21:28 2019-10-11

Amazon investigating claims schoolchildren in China 'illegally' working overtime to make Alexa devices Amazon is "urgently" investigating claims that hundreds of schoolchildren in China have been drafted in to make Alexa devices to meet production targets....
13:28 2019-08-09

Leon Redbone, acclaimed 1970s musician admired by Bob Dylan, dies Leon Redbone, the acclaimed singer and guitarist who performed jazz and ragtime died Thursday. Bob Dylan was among his admirers.        ...
02:42 2019-05-31

Brazilian musician João Gilberto, founder of bossa nova, dies in Rio Brazilian musician João Gilberto, 88, who developed bossa nova music and helped turn the style into a worldwide craze, died on Saturday afternoon in his house in Rio de Janeiro, relatives confirmed through messages in social media....
01:42 2019-07-07

Jazz musician Mark G. Meadows jams deep into the night on his D.C. Dream Day The D.C.-based composer, pianist and vocalist, who recently released the EP "Be the Change," also hits up some old haunts on his perfect day in the District....
06:00 2019-08-01

‘Hadestown’ star Reeve Carney brings musician siblings into spotlight Clearly, the Carney family talent pool didn’t stop with “Honeymooners” star Art Carney — or even with his great-nephew, “Hadestown” star Reeve Carney. The latest generation of the clan — Reeve, 36, and siblings Zane, 34, and Paris,...
04:28 2019-08-23

British musician couple killed in Swiss light aircraft crash A British composer of film and television music and an acclaimed saxophonist died along with their baby in a plane crash in Switzerland on Sunday, a family spokesman said on Tuesday....
22:00 2019-08-27

Remembering Dr. John: The legendary New Orleans musician's life in photos Dr. John, the legendary New Orleans musician who was born Mac Rebennack, died early June 6 of a heart attack. He was 77.        ...
12:00 2019-06-07

Nick Castellanos rips Tigers' Comerica Park: 'This park is a joke' Even after hitting a walk-off home run on Sunday, the Tigers slugger went on how his home ballpark is unfair for hitters.       ...
11:56 2019-07-23

Putin says 'genius musician' Elton John mistaken on Russia LGBT rights Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Saturday that Elton John was "mistaken" about LGBT rights in Russia, while praising the British singer as a musical genius....
13:56 2019-06-29

Musician killed by grizzly bear in Canada during sound gathering project: reports A French-Canadian musician was dragged from his tent and mauled to death by a grizzly bear last week in a remote area of Canada where he had gone to record nature sounds for a musical project....
13:42 2019-08-22

Happy Birthday, Shawn Mendes! Vote for Which of the Musician's Music Videos Is Your Fave! There's nothing holding him back! Birthday boy Shawn Mendes, who turns 21 today, is on top of the world (and at the top of our Spotify playlists) after a year that included award......
20:00 2019-08-08

'Full-scale emergency': musician burned in his tent highlights LA's homeless crisis Darrell Fields, 62, who was known as Mr Guitar, was often seen playing music on the street and at neighborhood eventsLos Angeles homeless advocates and Skid Row residents are mourning the death of a beloved guitarist who was killed when his tent was ...
07:42 2019-08-30

Musician and poet David Berman of Silver Jews and Purple Mountains dead at 52 Musician and poet David Berman, founder of the bands Silver Jews and Purple Mountains, died Wednesday at age 52.        ...
05:28 2019-08-09

Putin Says "Genius Musician" Elton John Mistaken On Russia LGBT Rights Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Saturday that Elton John was "mistaken" about LGBT rights in Russia, while praising the British singer as a musical genius....
00:00 2019-06-30

Texas social media influencer and aspiring musician PJ Simien III killed in car wreck A popular social media influencer was killed when he was thrown from his Jeep in a single-car accident in Texas this week, according to a new report. PJ Simien III, who graduated from Texas A&M, and previously attended Kinkaid High School, was drivin...
00:14 2019-07-17

Ugandan musician-turned-politician Bobi Wine charged with 'annoying' president Ugandan pop star turned Member of Parliament and political opposition leader Bobi Wine has been charged with "annoying" the country's president, Yoweri Museveni, according to his lawyer....
00:28 2019-08-08

Musician Julien Gauthier mauled to death by grizzly bear in Canadian wilderness A musician was mauled to death by a grizzly bear in a remote area of Canada — where he had traveled to record various sounds in the wilderness, according to a new report. Julien Gauthier, 44, had been traveling with biologist Camille Toscani in...
00:28 2019-08-22

New Jersey man claims he was attacked for wearing 'MAGA' hat, claims teens shouted 'F--- Trump!' Police are investigating a New Jersey man’s claims that he was attacked Tuesday night by nearly two dozen people in New York because he was wearing a “Make American Great Again Hat.” ...
01:28 2019-08-03

Israel claims responsibility for airstrikes near Damascus, claims it foiled 'large-scale attack' The Israeli military Saturday said it foiled a "pending large-scale attack" by Iranian forces and Shiite militia on targets in Israel with a series of airstrikes near Damascus....
01:56 2019-08-25

Katy Perry's Grammy-nominated 'Dark Horse' copied Christian rap song, jury says A jury has found Katy Perry's 2013 hit "Dark Horse" improperly copied a 2009 Christian rap song. Next: How much will she and other defendants owe?        ...
23:00 2019-07-31

North Korea and China are huge winners in the worsening Japan-South Korea spat The cracks in the relationship between South Korea and Japan are deepening -- undercutting security cooperation on North Korea and potentially handing a win to China....
08:56 2019-08-23

Musician Daniel Johnston, whose fans included Kurt Cobain and The Flaming Lips, dies at 58 Tom Waits, Beck and The Flaming Lips are among the artists who have performed covers of the songs of Daniel Johnston, who died Wednesday at 58.        ...
08:42 2019-09-12

The Queen remains gracious as musician's scarf blows in her face during polo outing The Queen remained gracious when a Japanese musician's scarf blew into her path and landed on her shoulder during an outing at the Royal Windsor Cup....
00:42 2019-06-24

Viral video sparks outrage in New Orleans over arrest of black brass band musician Video of police in New Orleans arresting a black brass band musician after a call from a white store owner is going viral on social media.        ...
21:56 2019-07-12

Bluegrass musician Jeff Austin, co-founder of Yonder Mountain String Band, dies at 45 Bluegrass musician Jeff Austin, who co-founded the Yonder Mountain String Band, died Monday at 45 after cancelling shows for a "medical emergency."        ...
18:56 2019-06-27

Family: Louisiana-born musician Dr. John dies at 77; blended black and white musical styles with hoodoo-infused persona NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Family: Louisiana-born musician Dr. John dies at 77; blended black and white musical styles with hoodoo-infused persona. The post Family: Louisiana-born musician Dr. John dies at 77; blended black and white musical styles with hood...
00:56 2019-06-07

Katy Perry's Grammy-nominated song 'Dark Horse' copied Christian rap song, jury says A jury found that Katy Perry's Grammy-nominated song "Dark Horse" improperly copied a 2009 Christian rap song.        ...
23:00 2019-07-31

South-South Cooperation ‘accelerates’ us toward 2030 goals, UN Chief says on International Day Collaboration among countries of the global south offers a “unique pathway” that accelerates us towards the key 2030 sustainable development targets, UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, told a commemorative event for South-South Cooperation (SSC)...
11:42 2019-09-13

R. Kelly’s daughter: My estranged father still 'inspires me' as a musician Entering the music business comes with a different challenge for Buku Abi: She can’t escape the fact that R. Kelly is her father.        ...
01:56 2019-09-05

'AGT': Musician nails second chance after Simon Cowell said he was ‘getting on my nerves’ Musician Lamont Landers didn't let his second chance on "America's Got Talent" go to waste after getting off to a very rocky start with Simon Cowell.        ...
18:42 2019-06-27

John Legend can harmonize: 'The Voice' star blends his roles of musician, dad, winemaker John Legend, the award-winning musician, has found a way to harmonize his roles of singer, dad, winemaker and coach of 'The Voice.' Here are his tips.       ...
22:56 2019-07-02

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Religious site protection, South-South Cooperation, ‘UNComplicated’ airs, West Bank threat, vaccination, Hong Kong update A recap of Thursday’s top stories: UN Chief’s global call to safeguard religious sites; South-South Cooperation ‘accelerates’ towards SDGs; Guterres on West Bank annexation threat; WHO says one in 10 children not getting proper vaccines; Protestor pr...
22:42 2019-09-12

Most famous musician born the year you were born From Taylor Swift to Drake and more, here's a list of the most famous musicians born each year since 1930.        ...
03:28 2019-08-11

South Korean Foreign Ministry: South Korean tourists in deadly boat collision in Budapest weren’t wearing life jackets SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean Foreign Ministry: South Korean tourists in deadly boat collision in Budapest weren’t wearing life jackets. The post South Korean Foreign Ministry: South Korean tourists in deadly boat collision in Budapest...
08:42 2019-05-30

Lady Gaga's lawyer dismisses musician's claim that 'Shallow' copies his song Lady Gaga's lawyer Orin Snyder is dismissing a songwriter's claim that the song "Shallow" was stolen.        ...
03:28 2019-08-11

Phone use while driving should be banned entirely, say MPs Report calls for ban on phones to be extended to hands-free calling, as well as tougher penalties and enforcement Mobile phone use behind the wheel should be banned entirely, according to the Transport Committee. In a new report, the group of MPs ca...
18:56 2019-08-13

Should Trump be banned from Twitter? Kamala Harris urged Twitter’s CEO to ban Trump. Is she right, or would it amount to an assault on free speech?Should Donald Trump, the most powerful man in the world, be banned from Twitter?Kamala Harris thinks so. On Tuesday she sent a letter to Twi...
11:28 2019-10-04

Your MacBook Pro might’ve just been banned from flights by the FAA Apple announced a recall program a few weeks ago for a limited number of 15-inch MacBook Pro laptops with batteries that might overheat and pose a fire risk. Buyers of units sold between September 2015 and February 2017 — which is obviously qui...
02:14 2019-08-15

Why your kid should read banned books Controversial behavior or sensitive language may add realism to the story, or it may seem gratuitous or distracting. Letting kids decide for themselves is just another lesson in literature....
16:56 2019-09-27

How to Tell If the FAA Has Banned Your MacBook Pro From Flying On Tuesday, the Federal Aviation Administration officially banned select MacBook Pros from U.S. flights. This news comes months after Apple voluntarily recalled some laptops for overheated batteries that posed fire risks....
18:14 2019-08-14

NYC eateries don’t want to let go of banned CBD products Last month, the city’s Health Department forced 15 eateries to destroy food and drinks infused with cannabidiol, or CBD, which doesn’t get you high but is said to relieve pain and anxiety....
06:00 2019-08-22

Should silent discos be banned? Edinburgh residents have been complaining about the tours taking place during the fringe. But are they really that bad? Two writers make the case for and againstVisitors to this year’s Edinburgh fringe will almost certainly have encountered one of th...
21:42 2019-09-17

And the winner of the ‘Game of Thrones’ is … This image released by HBO shows from left to right Maisie Williams, Isaac Hempstead Wright and Sophie Turner in a scene from the final episode of “Game of Thrones,” that aired Sunday, May 19, 2019. (HBO via AP) LOS ANGELES (AP) — Winter ...
15:28 2019-05-21

FAA investigating why Chick-fil-A was banned at airports The Federal Aviation Administration has launched an investigation into allegations that New York and Texas airports discriminated against Chick-fil-A by barring the fast-food chain over the owner’s stance on LGBT issues. According to the FAA, the US ...
20:14 2019-05-29

| Non-marital sex hoping to be banned in Indonesia Indonesia is set to vote on a plan to outlaw gay and pre-marital sex while beefing up its blasphemy laws in a shakeup fuelled by religious conservatism and slammed by rights groups....
09:42 2019-09-20

Bad riders could be banned under new Uber policy Badly behaving Uber passengers can be banned from using the ride-sharing service if their rating score falls below a certain threshold, the company said in a policy update Wednesday....
06:56 2019-05-30

Instagram now warns you if you're in danger of being banned If you break Instagram's rules, you'll now be given a warning that your account is in danger of being banned.The notice will list all the posts and comments that have been removed for violating the terns of service, and inform you that "If ...
11:28 2019-07-19

Doping: Seven more Russian weightlifters banned Another seven Russian weightlifters have been provisionally suspended for doping violations, joining five compatriots already banned from the sport earlier this week....
08:28 2019-08-17

Use Of Plastic Within Parliament Complex Banned The Lok Sabha Secretariat said it has banned the use of non-reusable plastic water bottles and other plastic items within the Parliament complex with effect from Tuesday....
17:56 2019-08-20

Office 365 banned from schools in privacy row Microsoft's Office 365 software has been banned in part of Germany following fears over data privacy.The cloud-based online suite has been barred for use in schools in the state of Hesse after lawmakers ruled it was gathering information from us...
14:14 2019-07-16

A bad Uber rating could get you banned from the service If your Uber rating is too low, you could be banned from using the car-riding service. Uber announced it was refreshing its guidelines.        ...
02:14 2019-05-30

Just How Bad is Amazon's Banned Products Problem? The average American purportedly has more trust in Amazon than their own government, which makes recent reports on thousands of potentially unsafe products making their way onto the company’s online marketplace particularly terrifying. Read more......
06:42 2019-09-01

'Barbarian' ship banned from New Zealand A Māori tribe has banned a replica of Captain James Cook's ship the Endeavour from docking at its village next month, during a national commemoration of the British explorer's first encounter with indigenous New Zealanders....
07:42 2019-09-18

Sexist ads banned over gender stereotypes An advertisement juxtaposing male astronauts with a woman sitting by a stroller, and another depicting two hapless dads, are the first casualties of a British ban on gender stereotypes in advertising....
19:42 2019-08-14

Canadian man banned from US for trying to volunteer at festival A Canadian man claims that US Border Agents had him banned from the country for five years because they thought he would take American jobs. Kyle Kuchirka, 25, attempted to cross the American border on Aug. 29 to volunteer at a music festival when he...
08:00 2019-10-02

Was the winner of ‘MasterChef’ Season 10 just leaked? “MasterChef” is set to crown its Season 10 champion Wednesday night on Fox, but it appears the winner has already been leaked. A source claims that contestant Dorian Hunter will be announced the champ in tonight’s finale after a former wi...
02:00 2019-09-19

The winner of 'America's Got Talent' Season 14 is... Judge Simon Cowell called it one of the best seasons ever and on Wednesday night, "America's Got Talent" crowned one of its most popular contestants....
04:56 2019-09-20

The Voice Season 16 Crowns a Winner Congratulations are in order to Maelyn Jarmon, and her coach, John Legend. Maelyn was just announced as the winner of season 16 of The Voice, which should come as no surprise to anyone......
06:00 2019-05-22

2019 Best of Summer Tournament: And the Winner Is... Summer is the best for many reasons but, according to your votes, summer lovin' is what takes the cake! Cara Delevingne and Ashley Benson are the winners of the 2019 Best of Summer......
19:42 2019-08-26

Israel’s Last Election Had No Winner. Will There Be One This Time? The inconclusive election in April showed that in the upcoming do-over ballot in September, a victory may be less about the vote and more about the subsequent coalition negotiations....
21:42 2019-08-01

‘The Voice’: Season 16 crowns winner The finale also featured performances by BTS, the Jonas Brothers, Halsey, Khalid, Taylor Swift and Brendon Urie, OneRepublic and Hootie and the Blowfish....
06:56 2019-05-23

Oldest Nobel winner says he's not retiring The oldest person to ever receive a Nobel Prize, John B. Goodenough, said Wednesday he's not going into retirement and still has work to do. (Oct. 9)        ...
23:14 2019-10-09

Five for five: Every winner on Contender Series gets a UFC deal For the first time in the history of Dana White's Contender Series, the UFC president awarded contracts to all of the fighters who won on Tuesday's show....
11:28 2019-07-10

U.S.-South Korean military exercise to proceed: top South Korean official A top South Korean official on Saturday said a U.S.-South Korean military exercise would go ahead as planned next month, denying Pyongyang's charges that holding it would breach an agreement made between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean l...
02:14 2019-07-21

How to read your first tweet (and all your other old ones) Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. Whether you’re looking for that hilarious joke you tweeted last year, or worried that some of your old tweets mi...
21:42 2019-07-06

How to Tweet Via SMS Rather Than Using Twitter's App Late last night news broke that Twitter co-founder and CEO Jack Dorsey’s Twitter account had been compromised. Friday evening his account tweeted roughly a dozen racist and offensive tweets over a 20-minute span. The reason? Hackers were able to gain...
01:56 2019-09-01

Climate groups call for SUVs to be banned Climate groups including Greenpeace and Deutsche Umwelthilfe called on Monday for sport-utility vehicles (SUVs) to be banned as part of a wider campaign to curb pollution by the auto industry....
17:42 2019-09-09

U.S.'s Quill banned for three weeks for shoulder charge Flanker John Quill has been banned for three matches and will likely miss the rest of the United States' World Cup campaign after he was sent off in his side's Pool C match against England in Kobe on Thursday....
23:42 2019-09-27

Bulgarian brothers banned from tennis for corruption LONDON (AP) — Two brothers from Bulgaria have been provisionally suspended from professional tennis for corruption. The Tennis Integrity Unity says 24-year-old Karen Khachatyran and 19-year-old Yuri Khachatyran “are ineligible to compete in or ...
15:00 2019-06-17

Huawei is banned from using SD cards in future devices Things just keep getting worse for Huawei. The company was barred from being a member of the SD Association, the trade group responsible for standardizing SD and microSD cards. The change in status means that Huawei will no longer be able to offer of...
22:14 2019-05-24

GSW investor banned 1 year after shoving Lowry The Warriors are "disappointed" in team investor Mark Stevens, who will not be allowed to attend games through the 2019-20 season after he shoved and directed obscenities at Raptors guard Kyle Lowry during Game 3 of the NBA Finals....
03:28 2019-06-07

First ads banned for contravening UK gender stereotyping rules Watchdog bans VW and Philadelphia ads with bungling dads and ‘passive’ womenTwo television ads, one featuring new dads bungling comically while looking after their babies and the other a woman sitting next to a pram, have become the first to be banne...
07:28 2019-08-14

UK eco-activists banned from using boats in street protests Climate-change activists Extinction Rebellion have been banned from using their trademark boats in the last of a series of Summer protests on Friday....
14:42 2019-07-19

Food delivery service's TV ad banned for being 'likely to mislead' The ad, from Deliveroo, showed an astronaut receiving his order on the moon, and an escaped convict getting pizza delivered after tunneling free from prison....
19:28 2019-09-13

| Niqab banned in Tunisian government offices Prime Minister Youssef Chahed decided to ban the niqab Muslim face covering for women in Tunisian government offices "for security reasons", his office said....
16:28 2019-07-06

Police banned from using facial recognition in San Francisco A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers is considering federal legislation to limit the use of facial recognition technologies by law enforcement agencies....
06:56 2019-05-31

Warriors’ investor banned for 1 year, fined $500,000 by NBA OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Toronto guard Kyle Lowry wanted the Golden State Warriors’ executive who shoved him during an NBA Finals game ousted from the league. The NBA decided a one-year ban and $500,000 fine is enough for now. Mark Stevens, a War...
00:56 2019-06-07

‘Arthur’ episode about same-sex wedding banned in Alabama “Arthur” is one controversial cartoon. Alabama Public Television pulled the Season 22 premiere of the long-running animated series. The episode, titled “Mr. Ratburn and the Special Someone,” revolved around the same-sex weddin...
17:42 2019-05-21

The FAA Just Banned Flights Over Iranian Air Space. Here’s What Fliers Need to Know United Airlines has canceled some direct flights after the Federal Aviation Administration banned U.S. carriers from Iranian airspace following Iran’s shoot-down of a high-altitude U.S. drone in the area. Other airlines around the world are fol...
04:28 2019-06-22

‘Violent’ Hells Angels banned from the Netherlands AMSTERDAM — A Dutch court on Wednesday banned the Hells Angels motorcycle gang in the Netherlands, saying it had a track record of violent crime including the killing of rivals, shootouts and drug and weapon offenses. Prosecutors had sought the measu...
00:14 2019-05-30

Kansas University faculty wants Chick-fil-A banned A few Kansas University faculty members are not fans of allowing Chick-fil-A to be served on campus because they believe the chain violates “safety and inclusion.” The faculty council, filled with “extreme frustration,” wants ...
22:00 2019-09-03

DayZ is being banned in Australia over a feature that isn’t even in the game yet Multiplayer zombie survival game DayZ has been banned from release in Australia, due to the the Australian Classification Board's refusal to classify the title.DayZ officially released in late 2018, but a physical edition of the game was due to ...
17:42 2019-08-09

Should Trump be banned from Twitter? | Arwa Mahdawi Kamala Harris urged Twitter’s CEO to ban Trump. Is she right, or would it amount to an assault on free speech?Should Donald Trump, the most powerful man in the world, be banned from Twitter?Kamala Harris thinks so. On Tuesday she sent a letter to Twi...
18:28 2019-10-04

Violence escalates in Zimbabwe over banned protests Tensions between Zimbabwe's main opposition party and President Emmerson Mnangagwa's government escalated into violence in the country's capital on Friday after a court ruled against a planned opposition protest....
20:14 2019-08-19

'Look like Kylie Jenner' beauty ads banned from Instagram Beauty salons AKJ Aesthetics and Queen of Aesthetics used images of celebrity to promote ‘filler package’The advertising watchdog has banned Instagram ads run by two beauty companies for claiming their procedures could make customers look like Kylie ...
03:28 2019-09-25

DOTA 2 Cheats Are Getting Their Asses Banned Until 2038 Valve released a matchmaking update for DOTA 2 yesterday, and as part of that some players breaking the rules have begun receiving comically long bans....
09:42 2019-09-19

Smoking On Flights Is Banned, So Why Do Planes Still Have Ashtrays? Today, smoking on flights is banned almost internationally. And yet, most aircrafts still have ashtrays inside the washroom. So why do airplanes still have ashtrays? A video by Cheddar explains....
16:56 2019-06-14

FIA explains why it banned twin-motors from Formula E The FIA has clarified the decision to ban twin-motor powertrains from Formula E, with technical director Gilles Simon saying it was taken over costs and "not to limit technology development"...
18:00 2019-06-28

Plastic straws will be banned in the UK from April 2020 The billions of plastic straws consumed in the UK each year will be banned from April 2020. The move will also cover plastic drinks stirrers and cotton buds...
16:42 2019-05-22

US cosmetics are full of chemicals banned by Europe – why? A long list of potentially harmful ingredients banned in the EU are legally allowed in the US due to historically relaxed regulationsHelp us reach our $150,000 goal to fund this series. Make a contributionA brief but telling piece of legislation was ...
14:42 2019-05-22

Hong Kong protester app banned by Apple Apple has banned an app allowing protesters in Hong Kong to track the movements of police, despite growing international condemnation against the violence deployed by police against pro-democracy activists....
17:14 2019-10-03

The U.K. Just Banned ‘Harmful Gender Stereotypes’ in Advertising A ban on advertisements containing “harmful” gender stereotypes came into force in the U.K. on Friday, in a move experts hope will reduce gender inequality. Adverts containing stereotypes such as women being bad at driving, or a husband b...
16:28 2019-06-14

Delete These Banned Apps From Your Android Phone Google recently removed several apps from the Google Play Store after discovering they violated the Play Store terms of service—and, more importantly, could be used as stalkerware. That doesn’t mean they’re deleted from your Android device, though, s...
21:42 2019-07-18

Kenyan marathoner Biwott banned for eight years – AIU Kenyan marathoner Salome Jerono Biwott has been banned for eight years after being found guilty of committing a second doping violation, the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) said on Thursday in another blow to Kenya's sporting reputation....
20:14 2019-07-18

Cream cheese ad gets banned in UK for ‘dopey dad’ stereotype A Philadelphia cream cheese ad — which shows two new fathers getting distracted and leaving their babies on a conveyor belt — has been banned in Britain under new gender stereotyping rules. The “dopey Dads” commercial, as some social medi...
14:56 2019-08-18

Any Other Business: A new politics podcast where Brexit is banned Does the thought of a facilitated customs arrangement make your eyes glaze over? Are you flummoxed by Norway, Norway Plus and Norway For Now? Are you (dare I say it) bored of Brexit?...
06:56 2019-05-22

Outdoor smoking now banned in Sweden in certain places STOCKHOLM (AP) — An outdoor smoking ban in Sweden in certain public places, including playgrounds and train station platforms, has taken effect. The ban, which started Monday, means smoking in outdoor sections of restaurants and entrances to designat...
10:42 2019-07-01

DDT still affecting lake ecosystems 50 years after it was banned The highly potent pesticide DDT was banned more than a half-century ago, but the toxic chemical persists in lake ecosystems and continues to impact freshwater food chains, according to a new study....
18:56 2019-06-12

Tunisia: Kais Saied is projected winner Conservative academic Kais Saied, who is poised to become Tunisia's next president, has thanked the "young people for turning a new page" in the country's history. The independent candidate won more than 70% of the vote....
06:00 2019-10-14

Leerdam’s late winner gives Sounders 1-0 win over Whitecaps SEATTLE (AP) — Kelvin Leerdam scored in the sixth minute of second-half stoppage time to give the Seattle Sounders a 1-0 victory over the rival Vancouver Whitecaps on Saturday night in their second Cascadia Cup showdown of the season. Seattle had a p...
06:42 2019-06-30

Tyson Fury continues to be big winner after nearly losing it all For a moment, it looked like Tyson Fury was a loser. He was flat on his back for the second time in his heavyweight title fight against Deontay Wilder last December in Los Angeles, this time in the 12th round, and it didn’t look like he was getting u...
10:00 2019-06-15

| Humans will not 'migrate' to other planets, Nobel winner says Humans will never migrate to a planet outside of Earth's solar system because it would take far too long to get there, Swiss Nobel laureate Michel Mayor says....
14:00 2019-10-10

Matthew Wolff a PGA Tour winner at age 20 in 3rd pro start Big finishes as 20-year-old Matthew Wolff wins with an eagle at 3M Open, Feng wins with a birdie on LPGA, Rahm closes with 62 to win Irish Open       ...
05:28 2019-07-08

| Teunissen a surprise winner of chaotic TDF Stage 1 Dutch rider Mike Teunissen won a chaotic opening stage of the Tour de France after a collision in the final kilometre blew the bunch sprint wide open in Brussels....
17:56 2019-07-06

Why Le Mans winner Smith came out of retirement for Ginetta WEC run Le Mans 24 Hours winner Guy Smith says he was tempted out of semi-retirement to join Ginetta's World Endurance Championship LMP1 project in part to sample the category's "golden era"...
12:28 2019-09-03

| Montreal winner Nadal withdraws from Cincinnati Rafael Nadal withdrew from the Cincinnati Masters for the second year in a row after polishing off his US Open preparation with a Montreal title on Sunday....
11:56 2019-08-12

Meet the new winner of the World’s Ugliest Dog Contest Scamp the Tramp will never win a beauty contest. But he’s won an ugly one. The bug-eyed, dreadlocked pooch took top honors Friday night at the 31st annual World’s Ugliest Dog Contest. Owner Yvonne Morones of Santa Rosa, California, won an appearance ...
08:42 2019-06-22

How to find British Open value without betting the winner The Open Championship offers an extensive wagering menu beyond the winner and matchups. Here are some players I’m picking to finish in the top 20. Odds via William Hill (WH) and PointsBet (PB). The Plays Xander Schauffele (+120, WH): Has finished in ...
22:14 2019-07-17

And the winner of the Chivas Venture Global Final is… Last week, the Chivas Venture Global Final took place at our very own TNW Conference. $1 million of no-strings funding was awarded to the top global startups blending profit with purpose to have a positive impact on the world. From 20 global finalist...
18:42 2019-05-24

Cboe Was a Winner From Recent Market Turmoil Investors have turned to products from Cboe Global Markets to bet on volatility as markets have grown rockier. Shares of the exchange operator, which is known for Wall Street’s “fear gauge,” have rallied 23% this year, outpacing its peers....
00:28 2019-08-28

Bernard grabs winner for Everton against Watford in EPL Bernard's early goal handed Everton a first English Premier League victory of the season as Watford's miserable run at Goodison Park was extended with a 1-0 loss       ...
22:00 2019-08-17

America is eating out like never before, but not everyone's a winner: Analysis The kitchen is getting used less, and fast food chains like Chick-fil-A, Starbucks and Domino's Pizza are benefiting.       ...
10:42 2019-09-12

Kevin Na’s caddie becomes surprise big winner: ‘That’s your car, baby’ Kevin Na claimed nearly $1.3 million for his victory at the Charles Schwab Challenge in Fort Worth, Texas, on Sunday, but his caddie made out pretty well, too. Na gave the keys to a shiny blue 1973 Dodge Challenger, one of the prizes awarded to the w...
15:56 2019-05-27

Meet the 11-year-old who wants to be the youngest Indy 500 winner ever Justin Wilson was Elliot Cox’s inspiration. Justin had dyslexia. Elliot had dyslexia. Justin drove in Indy 500. One day, Elliot wants to do the same.        ...
23:28 2019-05-21

| UK winner now multi-millionaire after jackpot prize Someone in Britain became 190 million euros ($208 million) richer on Tuesday when they won the maximum EuroMillions jackpot, the lottery company announced....
07:42 2019-10-10

| Late winner sees Wits down Chippa Buhle Mkhwanazi's last-gasp goal proved the difference as Wits moved up to second place in the Absa Premiership standings with win over Chippa United....
10:42 2019-10-02

Neymar booed before scoring winner in return Neymar suffered a torrent of abuse in his Paris Saint-Germain return against Strasbourg on Saturday but ended the match by scoring the game-winning goal in injury time....
23:00 2019-09-14

Brodie Van Wagenen’s deal for J.D. Davis looking like a winner Brodie Van Wagenen turned heads with his bold offseason trade for Edwin Diaz and Robinson Cano, believing the deal could put the Mets over the top. Turns out, the new general manager’s difference-making move would come one month later. On a roster in...
22:14 2019-08-11

America's Got Talent Season 14 Crowns a Winner Well this feels right. Kodi Lee has been named the winner of America's Got Talent season 14, which felt inevitable all season long. The 22 year-old singer and pianist is blind and......
04:56 2019-09-19

OSU Heisman winner 'Hopalong' Cassady dies Howard "Hopalong" Cassady, the 1955 Heisman Trophy winner who was once described by legendary Ohio State coach Woody Hayes as "the most inspirational player I've ever seen," has died at the age of 85....
16:56 2019-09-20

Four-time NBA winner Parker announces retirement Former San Antonio Spurs guard Tony Parker, a future Hall of Famer who helped the team win four NBA titles, announced his retirement from basketball on Monday....
23:42 2019-06-10

Meadowlands Pace winner comes with piece of history It was Ladies Night on Saturday at the Meadowlands Racetrack, as the Linda Toscano-trained Best In Show won the $682,650 Meadowlands Pace. Toscano, who last week became the first female trainer inducted into the Harness Racing Hall of Fame, also beca...
18:42 2019-07-14

How Bronco Mendenhall built an unlikely winner at Virginia With an unheard-of player-rating system, grueling mental and physical demands, and a unique jersey distribution method, it hasn't taken long for the former BYU coach to make an impact....
06:00 2019-09-27

U.S. Women's Open winner will earn $1 million Female golfers will play for a $1 million first prize at this week's U.S. Women's Open, a first even if prize money continues to lag well behind the riches on offer in the men's game....
00:28 2019-05-29

When to Quote Tweet a Jerk Twitter is for yelling. I go on Twitter to yell, be yelled at, and to read slightly different takes and jokes about whatever we’re collectively yelling about that day. It’s not relaxing, but it is cathartic at times. In terms of Twitter-catharsis, no...
23:00 2019-09-16

How far can a viral tweet get you? Be careful what you wish for Adam Koszary’s ‘absolute unit’ sheep led to a job at Tesla, but his new boss, Elon Musk, has had less social media success – with one missive landing him in courtTwitter is a game with two objectives. The first is to scream your opinions at people wh...
18:14 2019-05-22

Trump targets AT&T in tweet over CNN U.S. President Donald Trump targeted AT&T in a pair of tweets on Monday, urging customers to drop the telecommunications company over its ownership of cable news network CNN....
13:42 2019-06-03

Kevin Smith won't let That Tweet die As Kevin Smith’s career has evolved, so has our nostalgia for earlier iterations of the filmmaker, whose name was once synonymous with indie flicks like Clerks and Chasing Amy. But with each new phase comes a begrudging escalation in that nostalgia: ...
03:28 2019-07-10

Messi banned from internationals for three months for 'corruption' outburst "Argentina\u0027s Lionel Messi has been banned from international duty for three months and fined $50,000 after levelling accusations of \"corruption\" at South American chiefs during the Copa America."...
14:28 2019-08-03

Man accused of killing Mackenzie Lueck was banned from university The man charged in the murder of University of Utah student Mackenzie Lueck was banned seven years ago from the Utah State University campus, where he was once a student, new documents reveal. Ayoola A. Ajayi, now 31, was arrested on suspicion of hav...
02:42 2019-07-04

Russian runner suspended for working with banned coach - AIU Russian runner Artyom Denmukhametov has been provisionally suspended for working with banned coach Vladimir Kazarin, the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) said on Friday....
22:56 2019-06-14

Live-In Relationships Should Be Banned, Says Rajasthan Rights Body Live-in relationships should be prohibited and women in such relationships are "akin to concubines", said the chief of Rajasthan Human Rights commission, who, as a High Court judge, made headlines......
22:14 2019-09-04

Kenyan banned after positive test for rat poison substance Kenyan marathon runner Felix Kirwa has been suspended for nine months after testing positive for strychnine, a substance sometimes used as rat poison....
20:14 2019-06-12

LG smart refrigerator used for tweeting by teen whose mom banned electronics A teenager who claims her mother took her electronics away seemingly resorted to what might be the last imaginable place to tweet from: a refrigerator....
04:28 2019-08-15

Dibsy debates if 'fat-shaming' works after he was banned from takeaways Dibsy shot to fame when he was banned from takeaway chains by his personal trainer. He has since shed 20st – and some think this is down to 'fat shaming'...
06:00 2019-10-09

Autonomous weapons that kill must be banned, insists UN chief UN Secretary-General António Guterres urged artificial intelligence (AI) experts meeting in Geneva on Monday to push ahead with their work to restrict the development of lethal autonomous weapons systems, or LAWS, as they are also known....
14:42 2019-05-21

McDonald's banned from site near ancient Rome baths McDonald's fast food outlets are ubiquitous sights around the world, but Italy's culture ministry has banned the chain from building yet another restaurant in the capital, Rome....
19:56 2019-07-31

Ibrahimovic banned for violent conduct in LA Galaxy victory "LA Galaxy striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic was handed a two-game ban for violent conduct after he grabbed New York City goalkeeper Sean Johnson by the neck in their 2-0 MLS win last Saturday."...
14:31 2019-05-21