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Bed Bath & Beyond names new directors to placate activists

Bed Bath & Beyond said on Wednesday a group of activist investors, which had pushed for sweeping changes at the home-goods retailer, has withdrawn it...

Bed Bath & Beyond names new directors to placate activists

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Bed Bath & Beyond Names Four Independent Directors Bed Bath & Beyond named four new independent directors to its board and reached a settlement with the three activist investors who had been pressuring the company to make leadership changes....
14:51 2019-05-29

WWE names Paul Heyman, Eric Bischoff executive directors of Raw, Smackdown WWE announced on Thursday that Paul Heyman has been named the executive director of Monday Night Raw with Eric Bischoff named the executive director of Smackdown....
05:34 2019-06-28

CBOE ELECTS SIX INDIVIDUALS TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS; Public Directors James Boris, Carole Stone and Eugene Sunshine and Industry Directors Benjamin Londergan, William Power and Jonathan Werts All Re-Elected Chicago, November 20, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced that in its annual election held today, Thursday, November 20, the membership elected six individuals to the CBOE Board...
17:51 2019-05-23

CBOE ELECTS EIGHT INDIVIDUALS TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS; Public Directors Duane Kullberg, Susan Phillips, Samuel Skinner and Howard Stone Re-Elected, Industry Directors Mark Duffy, David Fisher, Stuart Kipnes and Jonathan Werts Re-Elected Chicago, November 19, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced that in its annual election held today, Thursday, November 19, the membership elected eight individuals to the CBOE Boa...
17:51 2019-05-23

Pelosi works to placate splintered Dems Speaker Nancy Pelosi is working to pacify her fractured caucus ahead of a three-week legislative sprint that threatens to further expose the divisions simmering among House Democrats. Pelosi and her l...
05:51 2019-07-10

Hen harrier chicks to be reared in captivity to placate grouse moor owners ‘Brood management’ trial criticised for failing to tackle persecution of bird of preyHen harrier chicks will be removed from their parents and reared in captivity this summer in a controversial “brood...
17:34 2019-06-06

Bed Bath & Beyond is 'running out of time' Bed Bath & Beyond, once a leader in kitchenware and bedding, is in free-fall. It is racing to win back customers and salvage its brand before the pressures of modern retailing cave in....
21:01 2019-07-11

TPG to take a bath on Victoria Plum investment The American private equity giant which owns Victoria Plum is facing a heavy loss on its investment in the online bathrooms specialist in a further sign of the crisis which has engulfed Britain's reta...
22:34 2019-07-09

‘sMothered’ mom, daughter: There’s ‘nothing wrong’ with sharing a bath “SMothered,” TLC’s new reality TV show co-produced by The Post, shines a spotlight on close — maybe too close — mother-daughter relationships. In a four-part series of exclusive interviews with ...
16:00 2019-06-06

Bath Co. Students Test Out Solar Race Car SPARTA, Ky. (LEX 18)– Students at Bath County High School tested out their solar race car at the Kentucky Speedway Friday. Some of them aren’t even old enough to drive a car, but they cert...
04:17 2019-06-22

Amazon Didn't Cripple Bed Bath & Beyond. Its Own Leaders Did. A crisis at Bed Bath & Beyond that led activist investors to unseat top officials was decades in the making, as a frugal culture that served the retailer well in the past became a hindrance in the e-c...
16:51 2019-06-02

Wooden Bath Tubs: More Appealing Than Ceramic? While some designers seek out soakers made of warmer-looking (and feeling) timber, others find wooden tubs potentially unsanitary. Eight design pros duke it out....
21:17 2019-06-04

UK Places 14th in Final Directors’ Cup Standings UK Athletics LEXINGTON, Ky. – The University of Kentucky Athletics Department put the finishing touches on another chapter in the greatest run of comprehensive success in school history by finishing 1...
03:34 2019-06-29

Black Directors on the Legacy of John Singleton Peers from the ’90s — Ernest Dickerson, Julie Dash, Matty Rich, Leslie Harris, Theodore Witcher and Darnell Martin — share personal memories of the filmmaker....
19:17 2019-07-08

Amy Schumer Documents Her Baby Boy's First Bath With Sweet Photo Now that's the look of a happy--and exhausted--first-time mom. Actress and comedienne Amy Schumer posted on her Instagram Story on Friday night a photo of her holding and feeding her......
00:17 2019-05-26

Dr. Patricia Bath, 76, Who Took On Blindness and Earned a Patent, Dies An ophthalmologist, she was the first black woman doctor to patent a medical device, one used in cataract surgery. And she promoted eye care for those in need....
03:17 2019-06-05

The 'Gamer Girl Bath Water' Saga Keeps Getting Stranger Apparently, a lot of weird things can happen when you decide to sell “gamer girl bath water” on the internet. On July 1, Belle Delphine, a UK-based internet personality known for viral stunts and Patr...
07:17 2019-07-11

‘Avengers: Endgame’ directors tease something special for Comic-Con Avengers: Endgame directors Joe and Anthony Russo on Wednesday afternoon gave Marvel fans something intriguing to think about in the lead-up to their appearance at San Diego Comic-Con at the end of ne...
04:00 2019-07-11

UK teen dies days after heart stopped while taking a bath A United Kingdom teen whose mother found her unconscious while taking a bath at her home died from a brain injury and a rare complication of pneumonia, a coroner has found. Amber Rummels, 18, was disc...
00:51 2019-05-30

Treat Your Feet With 30% Off This Memory Foam Water-Absorbent Bath Mat After a relaxing shower, the last thing you want is to step onto a gross bath mat. If your mat has seen better days, it is time to swap it out for a luxurious memory foam mat for peak comfort. Right n...
00:00 2019-05-23

Dr. Patricia Bath, Pioneering Cataract Treatment Inventor, Dies at 76 (SAN FRANCISCO) — Dr. Patricia Bath, a pioneering ophthalmologist who became the first African American female doctor to receive a medical patent after she invented a more precise treatment of c...
22:34 2019-06-05

Bath & Body Works closing 24 stores while opening 46 new locations Bath & Body Works is closing 24 stores, open 46 and renovating 175 in 2019, according to parent company L Brands.        ...
07:51 2019-05-23

L Brands Lifts Outlook on Strength of Bath & Body Works Victoria’s Secret owner L Brands raised its profit outlook for the year as the retailer beat overall sales targets in the latest quarter thanks to Bath & Body Works....
01:00 2019-05-23

Who is paying $30 for 'gamer girl' Belle Delphine's bath water? Delphine, 19, a social media star with an enormous global following, was mocked for the sale – but it sold out quicklyBelle Delphine, the social media star and so-called “gamer girl”, made headlines t...
09:34 2019-07-12

Bath Abbey's east wing reopens after floor restoration Work to stop slabs crashing into burial spaces beneath has uncovered a wealth of surprises A painstaking operation to stop the floor of one of the UK’s great churches caving into the burial spaces ben...
07:51 2019-06-10

Czech Culture Minister Resigns After Firing Museum Directors Antonin Stanek faced international complaints after he dismissed two museum chiefs. He said they had committed crimes, but many saw the moves as personal....
21:17 2019-05-21

Former FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb joins Pfizer's board of directors Scott Gottlieb, who stepped down as Food and Drug Administration Commissioner in April, will join Pfizer's board of directors, the company announced Thursday....
23:17 2019-06-27

There's One Deleted Scene Captain Marvel's Directors Wish Had Made the Final Cut Deleted scenes are often moments that, in isolation, are good ideas. But in the broader framework of the movie, where it’s going, how much time it has to get there, they just don’t work. Read more......
02:17 2019-06-02

Kenya orders deportation of 17 foreign directors of betting firms Kenya has ordered the deportation of 17 foreign directors of betting firms operating in Kenya, the interior ministry said on Wednesday, almost a week after ordering telecoms firm Safaricom to stop pro...
22:17 2019-07-17

Avengers: Endgame Directors Tease Secret Wars (Again) at Comic-Con At San Diego Comic-Con 2019, Avengers: Endgame directors Joe and Anthony Russo entertained "fan questions" from cast members Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Paul Rudd, and Robert......
23:17 2019-07-19

Exams For Company Directors In PM Modi's Corporate Clean-Up Plan Narendra Modi, who recently won a second term as India's prime minister, is looking to overhaul the nation's corporate governance system that allowed a string of frauds to mar his first stint in......
11:34 2019-06-12

Ex-Directors Of Crisis-Hit Lending Firm IL&FS Raided By Probe Agency The Enforcement Directrate is carrying out searches at the homes and offices of four former directors of crisis-hit lending firm IL&FS in Mumbai in connection with an alleged money-laundering probe....
12:17 2019-05-22

Luke Goss of Bros in the bath – Neil MacKenzie Matthews' best photograph ‘He had no problem getting completely naked. The makeup artist had to strategically apply the bubbles’People think of the Bros brothers as very serious and into themselves, but I’ve known them from th...
18:51 2019-06-27

Give Your Home a Glow-Up at Wayfair's Semi-Annual Bed & Bath Sale We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not E!. If......
14:38 2019-05-21

‘Avengers: Endgame’ co-directors announce ‘We Love You 3000 Tour’ with Marvel Ahead of the in-home release of Avengers: Endgame on options including DVD and Blu-Ray next month (and the July 30 digital release) the co-directors of the massively successful 22nd film in the Marvel...
13:34 2019-07-16

CBOE APPOINTS BENJAMIN LONDERGAN, JONATHAN WERTS TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS CHICAGO, March 6, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that Benjamin Londergan, Chief Executive Officer of Group One Trading, L.P. (Group One), and Jonathan Werts, Managing...
09:00 2019-05-24

'Pharma bro' Martin Shkreli sues Retrophin directors from prison in Pennsylvania for more than $30M Notorious 'pharma bro' Martin Shkreli, settled in to his new home in a federal prison in Pennsylvania, on Friday sued two directors and the ex-general counsel of Retrophin, accusing them of ...
22:34 2019-05-31

‘Avengers: Endgame’ directors confirm the fan runtime theory is pure coincidence When you’re dealing with a cinematic universe as extensive and interconnected as Marvel’s 22-film saga that culminated with Avengers: Endgame, it’s pretty much a given that superfans...
08:00 2019-06-28

Facebook and Amazon back search engine for female movie and ad directors Facebook and Amazon Studios are among the backers of a new website that will help businesses and producers find female photographers, ad and movie directors and editors in an effort to balance up male...
15:34 2019-06-20

Wendy’s employee takes bath in kitchen sink, restaurant still passes inspection This doesn’t count as washing your hands before returning to work. An employee at a Wendy’s in Florida brought his home hygiene routine to the fast food restaurant, washing up in an industrial sink, a...
18:51 2019-05-24

Chrissy Teigen Spoofs Four Weddings By Getting Married to John Legend in a Bath Towel The social media queen is at it again! Chrissy Teigen is spending her time across the pond with hubby John Legend, her two kids and a v dramatic and entertaining spoof of Four Weddings.......
07:51 2019-06-08

Endgame directors just asking for wedgies by adapting a Magic: The Gathering animated series for Netflix Joe and Anthony Russo just declared open season on swirlies, because the Avengers: Endgame directors have revealed they’ll be overseeing an animated adaptation of Magic: The Gathering for Netflix. Wiz...
16:51 2019-06-03

ABFF to Launch 1st Feature Award for Directors in John Singleton's Honor in 2020 It’s a wrap on the 23rd Annual American Black Film Festival! I got to attend this year on behalf of The Root (I have more coverage from the fest coming soon; look out for it!) and as always, it was de...
22:17 2019-06-17

‘Avengers: Endgame’ directors thought about giving Captain America a gruesome death Joe and Anthony Russo whipped up a ton of news to cap off the week, which is no surprise considering the Avengers: Endgame co-directors were on hand for a panel Friday at Comic-Con and revealed a numb...
21:00 2019-07-20

Belle Delphine, Internet star who sold her bath water, has Instagram account deleted Belle Delphine, an Instagram star who made headlines for selling her bath water to fans, has had her account removed by the platform.       ...
02:51 2019-07-20

CBOE BOARD OF DIRECTORS ANNOUNCES 2009 MEMBER VICE CHAIRMAN - BRADLEY G. GRIFFITH CHICAGO, December 9, 2008 - The Board of Directors of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that Bradley G. Griffith will serve a third consecutive one-year term as the Vice Chairm...
17:51 2019-05-23

'Pharma bro' Shkreli settles all cases with Retrophin weeks after suing drug firm's directors from prison Notorious "pharma bro" Martin Shkreli has reached a settlement with his former biopharmaceutical company Retrophin to resolve "all outstanding disputes" just week after he sued two company directors a...
21:17 2019-06-20

These are the Ten Best Car Names Nobody is Using Yet Normally, when I come up with car names, my goal is to try and find the worst possible names, like the Mushler Groincat, but this time, for some inexplicable reason, I decided I want to really try. I’...
01:34 2019-06-24

Names you need to know from Day 2 of the MLB draft Sons of major leaguers, potential hidden gems and ... a Navy flight officer? These players weren't first-round picks, but they're still worth tracking....
00:34 2019-06-05

CBOE Names Five New Officers CHICAGO, IL -- March 3, 2015 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange, Incorporated® (CBOE®) announced today that it has added five new officers to its management team: Stephanie Klein, Chief Marketing ...
12:34 2019-05-22

Forbes names Jay-Z the first hip-hop billionaire Forbes announced Monday that Jay-Z has become the first hip-hop artist to rack up a billion-dollar fortune, thanks to lucrative investments in real estate, art, liquor and businesses like Uber.  ...
09:00 2019-06-04

Wimbledon 2019: The 50 names you need to know -- and why From who's hot and not to potential upset picks to grass-court power rankings, these are the players most likely to shape what happens over the next two weeks....
00:17 2019-07-01

BMW names Oliver Zipse as new CEO Electrification advocate succeeds Harald Kruger as the firm ramps up its EV development strategy BMW has named Oliver Zipse, one of the driving forces behind its bold electrification programme, as i...
23:17 2019-07-19

Most Of These Team Names Would've Been Way Better Than "Raptors" The second-most ’90s thing in professional sports is the Hornets still using teal as a primary color. (And, considering it’s the second edition of that franchise, it can be viewed in a more forgiving ...
13:00 2019-05-29

Stonewall at 50: LGBT activists ask 'what's next?' The Stonewall uprising is celebrating its 50th anniversary. The riots and ensuing protests are credited with spurring the US gay rights movement, but five decades later those who were there say there'...
11:51 2019-06-28

‘The new Ford Puma is here, but surely there were better names available’ Opinion 26 Jun, 2019 Editor-in-chief Steve Fowler bemoans Ford's lack of imagination in dusting off the Puma name for its new small SUV...
19:34 2019-06-27

New Team Modi Leaves Out These Big Names As Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his cabinet were sworn in today by President Ram Nath Kovind, several high-profile ministers from the previous government were left out of the line-up....
21:00 2019-05-30

Austria names its first female chancellor Austria is to welcome its first female chancellor after Brigitte Bierlein, head of the country's highest court, was appointed to lead a caretaker government following the fall of the right-wing coalit...
21:00 2019-05-30

Ramaphosa names cabinet for his 'clean-up' South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has picked a new Cabinet that is largely devoid of the taint of corruption and incompetence — and warned that ministers will be "closely monitored."...
20:34 2019-05-30

Two Transgender Activists Are Getting a Monument in New York Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera, both key figures in the gay liberation movement, will be honored with a permanent installation in Greenwich Village....
07:17 2019-05-30

Activists: Duterte in crosshairs with new law on harassment Philippine activists have welcomed a new law against a range of acts of sexual harassment that the president signed but they say puts him in its crosshairs given his open history of crude sexual remar...
16:34 2019-07-16

The Latest: HK activists vow resistance if demands not met HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on protests in Hong Kong (all times local): 7:30 p.m. An alliance of Hong Kong activists has repeated its demand that the city’s leader scrap a highly unpopular extra...
14:00 2019-06-18

Greenpeace activists stop BP oil rig in North Sea A group of environmentalists have occupied a 27,000 ton oil rig to prevent it being installed off the coast of northern Scotland. They are demanding that BP shut down drilling operations and invest in...
14:00 2019-06-10

Greenpeace activists board BP oil rig as it is towed out to sea Protesters scale 27,000-tonne rig as it leaves Cromarty Firth to demand end to drilling new wells Environmental campaigners have boarded an oil rig in the north of Scotland as it was being towed out t...
23:34 2019-06-09

Greenpeace activists halt BP's North Sea oil rig Greenpeace activists said on Sunday they halted the progress of an oil rig destined for BP Plc's North Sea exploration program off the coast of Scotland....
00:01 2019-06-10

Smithsonian names first African American secretary The director of the National Museum of African American History and Culture will become the new leader of all Smithsonian museums. Lonnie Bunch was named the 14th Secretary of the Smithsonian, the fir...
00:51 2019-05-29

Most popular baby names of 2019 (so far) are surprisingly different In the first quarter of this year, the most popular baby name are surprising. At least, according to Nameberry. Posie? Milo?        ...
21:17 2019-05-21

Durex Owner Names Pepsi Executive as CEO Reckitt Benckiser has tapped one of Pepsi’s most senior people to be its new chief executive, as the owner of Durex condoms and Dettol cleaning products looks to revive growth after a challenging few ...
12:00 2019-06-12

WarnerMedia names Ann Sarnoff as CEO of Warner Bros WarnerMedia on Monday said it appointed Ann Sarnoff as the chief executive officer of Warner Bros, the first woman to run one of Hollywood's most powerful studios in its 96-year history....
21:34 2019-06-27

Michigan State University names new president A medical researcher who has led Stony Brook University in New York for nearly a decade will be the next president of Michigan State University in the wake of the most extensive sexual abuse scandal i...
00:51 2019-05-29

Schlumberger Names New CEO as Shale Woes Persist Schlumberger named Olivier Le Peuch as its next chief executive, while the Houston oil-field-services company continues to suffer from a slowdown in spending by U.S. shale drillers....
08:51 2019-07-20

The 2020 MLB draft class is stacked! Here are the names to know Whether it's jaw-dropping power or hard-throwing aces you want, next year's crop of talent has us excited. These are some of the future stars who could go No. 1 overall....
20:17 2019-06-10

Kentucky Association of Counties names new director FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Association of Counties has a new leader at the helm. The group’s board of directors appointed Jim Henderson as executive director and CEO. The association say...
11:51 2019-06-04

McIlhenny Co. names descendant of Tabasco founder as CEO LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — The Louisiana-based McIlhenny Co., which produces Tabasco sauce, has named the great-great-grandson of Tabasco creator Edmund McIlhenny as its new president and chief executive o...
18:51 2019-06-10

Morrison names 1st indigenous Australian in Cabinet CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s reelected Prime Minister Scott Morrison has named his Cabinet that includes the first indigenous Australian. Morrison named Ken Wyatt as the indigenous aff...
10:00 2019-05-26

How hurricane names are 'retired' from use for future storms To retire a storm name – and have it removed from the list – the hurricane must be “so deadly or costly that the future use of its name on a different storm would be inappropriate for obvious reasons ...
19:00 2019-07-12

Kia Names Its New Millennial-Focused Compact SUV 'Seltos' The name of Kia’s new compact SUV—which will be unveiled in full later this month—is Seltos, named, according to Kia, after Celtos, son of Hercules. Celtos?...
03:51 2019-06-05

BMW names 17-year veteran to top N.A. marketing post Uwe Dreher, who led the launch of the automaker's i electrified vehicle subbrand, will replace Trudy Hardy on July 1. Hardy will become vice president of BMW Motorrad of the Americas....
21:34 2019-05-29

Germany's troubled SPD names new justice minister Germany's troubled Social Democrats (SPD) have nominated a new justice minister to take over from Katarina Barley who has left to become a lawmaker in the European Parliament, sources in the center-le...
14:17 2019-06-19

USA Basketball announces 20 names for World Cup camp COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — USA Basketball has announced the 20 names for the national team training camp to be held this summer in advance of the FIBA World Cup in China. Most of the 35 players se...
18:51 2019-06-10

How to avoid an SEO nightmare when changing domain names The words ‘domain migration’ have the potential to strike dread into the hearts of even the most experienced webmasters, but with careful planning and execution, the process needn't...
17:51 2019-07-10

Lyft donates $150,000 in rides to immigration activists Company to provide credits to not-for-profit RaicesRiders can contribute additional funds through appThe ride-hailing company Lyft will be donating $150,000 in ride credits to a not-for-profit organiz...
00:17 2019-07-02

More Greenpeace activists climb on BP drilling rig after arrests Greenpeace activists climbed back on a drilling rig on Friday to keep it from heading to a BP oilfield in the British North Sea, hours after police removed protesters who had boarded the vessel days e...
14:17 2019-06-14

Democratic presidential hopefuls to woo California activists SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Democratic presidential hopefuls have descended on California for a weekend gathering of thousands of party activists. Fourteen candidates including home state Sen. Kamala Harris ...
08:34 2019-06-01

US philanthropists vow to raise millions for climate activists Fund donates £500,000 to grassroots Extinction Rebellion and other groups, with promise of more to come A group of wealthy US philanthropists and investors have donated almost half a million pounds to...
12:34 2019-07-12

Greenpeace activists scale 27,000-ton oil rig bound for North Sea Environmental activists have climbed on board a 27,000-ton BP oil rig being towed off the coast of Scotland, vowing to stay put until the company halts its plans drill new wells....
18:00 2019-06-10

The Latest: Activists step up trainings for immigrants CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on “know-your-rights” training for immigrants (all times local): 3 p.m. With renewed pledges on mass deportations, immigrant rights activists have fine-tuned and ...
23:17 2019-06-22

Animal rights activists score win at Barcelona zoo BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Animal rights activists in Barcelona are celebrating a victory after the Spanish city ordered its municipal zoo to restrict the breeding of captive animals unless their young a...
12:17 2019-05-23

Argentine activists try again with new bill to legalize abortion The Argentine lower house presented a bill on Tuesday to legalize abortion less than a year after the Senate rejected similar legislation, backed by a persistent groundswell of support from the aborti...
03:51 2019-05-29

Native Hawaiian activists protest telescope Protesters gathered at the base of Hawaii's tallest mountain on Monday, trying to stop the construction of a giant telescope. Protesters say the telescope will desecrate sacred land. Supporters s...
11:51 2019-07-16

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....
16:01 2019-07-19

Syrian activists: At least 14 killed in rebel stronghold BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian activists and rescuers say government warplanes and artillery have pounded the last rebel stronghold in the country, killing at least 14 people by midday. Wednesday’s attack...
16:00 2019-05-29

Roche names new head of $13 billion diagnostics unit Swiss drugmaker Roche on Tuesday named a new head of its $13-billion-per-year diagnostics business and also said board member Peter Voser is stepping down to focus on his expanded duties as interim he...
15:34 2019-06-11

The most popular baby names of 2018 are finally here and not much has changed The Social Security Administration is one of the best sources for measuring a name's popularity. They announced the top boy and girl names in 2018.        ...
21:17 2019-05-21

How do drug companies arrive at the names they give their products? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific conceptsHow do drug companies arrive at the names they...
14:51 2019-06-04

Uber Names Melbourne as First Non-US City for Flying Car Programme Uber has selected Melbourne, Australia, as the first non-US city for its aerial ridesharing service that is expected to launch in 2023, as it unveiled new partners for the ambitious initiative....
10:51 2019-06-12

Valedictorian says her mic was cut when she spoke the names of black victims of police The cut-off was cited as a "technical difficulty," alleges Rooha Haghar. Her principal is visible in the video making a gesture.        ...
01:00 2019-06-07

UPDATE 1-SNC-Lavalin names Ian Edwards interim president, CEO SNC-Lavalin Group Inc on Tuesday named Chief Operating Officer Ian Edwards interim president and chief executive officer, and tasked him to review the Canadian construction firm's "strategic direction...
16:00 2019-06-11

Giants’ underdog Grant Haley is fighting new names for his job As he was asked about the new defensive backs’ room, a defiant smile and an aura of confidence swept across cornerback Grant Haley’s face, contemplating his newfound positional battle. “There’s a lot ...
06:51 2019-06-10

Sucher leads Travelers Championship as big names struggle Zack Sucher shoots 65 on Friday to move to 11 under par, takes two-stroke lead midway through second round of the Travelers Championship        ...
00:17 2019-06-22

UC Berkeley names its first-ever chief innovation and entrepreneurship officer The University of California at Berkeley appointed Richard Lyons as the university's first-ever chief innovation and entrepreneurship officer (CIEO).Read More...
05:34 2019-07-11

These Rage 2 Characters Have Amazing Names But No Backstories, So I Made Some Up I’ve met some real characters during my time playing Rage 2. And by characters, I mean glorified quest dispensers. There’s old guy, cool lady, and of course—who could forget?—third main story person. ...
02:51 2019-05-25

Volkswagen names new chief executive at Tennessee plant CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — German auto maker Volkswagen has named a new chief executive at its factory in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Plant spokeswoman Amanda Plecas said in a phone interview Friday that F...
23:17 2019-05-24

Finland's new proposed coalition government names ministers Finland's proposed new center-left coalition government has named candidates for Cabinet posts including the first-ever foreign minister from the Greens environmentalist party....
20:51 2019-06-05

Finland’s new proposed coalition government names ministers HELSINKI (AP) — Finland’s proposed new center-left coalition government has named candidates for Cabinet posts including the first-ever foreign minister from the Greens environmentalist party. F...
19:17 2019-06-05

Schlumberger names Olivier Le Peuch CEO, replacing Kibsgaard Schlumberger NV said on Friday Chief Operating Officer Olivier Le Peuch will replace longtime Chief Executive Officer Paal Kibsgaard, as the top oilfield services provider bets on a technology expert ...
13:17 2019-07-19

Time to get back to work as Australian PM names cabinet Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison named his new cabinet on Sunday, with most positions staying the same, saying the government had "a significant agenda" to deliver and it was time to get back ...
11:00 2019-05-26

Mayor de Blasio finally names new NYCHA boss New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio named the head of Minneapolis’ tiny public housing agency, Gregory Russ, as the new top boss of the city’s massive and scandal-rocked Housing Authority, ending a mon...
10:00 2019-06-19

Congressional panel names witnesses for Boeing Max hearing WASHINGTON (AP) — A famous airline pilot and a former safety regulator are among witnesses scheduled for a congressional hearing on the grounded Boeing 737 Max. The House aviation subcommittee said Mo...
03:34 2019-06-11

Nomura names four stocks set to benefit from China's 5G push According to Japanese bank Nomura, China's 5G rollout in the country should boost demand for Chinese companies in the network infrastructure and equipment space. It picked out four stocks which w...
07:51 2019-07-05

W.Va. Catholic diocese releases more accused priests’ names CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia’s only Roman Catholic diocese has released the names of two more priests who it says have been credibly accused of child sexual abuse in the state. The two...
00:00 2019-05-29

Names released of 3 charged with animal cruelty at dairy Authorities have released the names of three former employees of a large northwestern Indiana dairy farm who were charged with animal cruelty following the release of undercover video showing workers ...
19:51 2019-06-11

W.Va. Catholic diocese releases more accused priests' names West Virginia's only Roman Catholic diocese has released the names of two more priests who it says have been credibly accused of child sexual abuse in the state....
00:51 2019-05-29

Pelosi names members of key trade working group House Ways and Means Chairman Richard Neal will lead the House Democrats' Trade Working Group, a task force charged with negotiating with the Trump administration to overhaul elements of the U.S.-Mexi...
00:00 2019-06-14

Pope names women to key Vatican department for first time Pope Francis appointed women on Friday to a key Vatican department for the first time since it was founded more than 50 years ago, a move welcomed by Catholic women's groups as a significant advance....
18:34 2019-05-24

UNESCO names 29 new World Heritage sites for 2019 From the ruins of ancient Babylon in Iraq to the architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright to the Prosecco region of northeast Italy, UNESCO's World Heritage Committee added 29 new cultural and natural sites...
08:51 2019-07-10

Amsterdam’s Stedelijk modern art museum names new director The Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam says it has appointed Rein Wolfs as its new director, replacing Jan Willem Sieburgh, who filled the prestigious role on an interim basis after the previous director quit...
15:51 2019-06-07

When the Names on Campus Buildings Evoke a Racist Past As students demand the renaming of buildings whose names pay tribute to controversial historical figures, universities are at a loss for easy solutions....
12:01 2019-05-23

Names Released In Perry Co. Officer-Involved Shooting HAZARD, Ky. (LEX 18) – Kentucky state police have identified the trooper and the man killed in an officer involved shooting incident in Perry County. According to officials, on June 11 KSP Troop...
22:17 2019-06-20

Ford to launch three new model names by 2024 in Europe What we think Ford's Mustang-inspired electric crossover will look like Ford will indirectly replace its larger car range and ditch MPVs in favour of "utility vehicles”, while 12,000 job losses are ...
02:17 2019-06-28

Pfizer names former FDA chief Scott Gottlieb to its board Pfizer Inc said on Thursday it has named former U.S. Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb to its board of directors, effective immediately....
23:34 2019-06-27

U.S. Open starts in cool conditions as big names limber up Sam Saunders, grandson of golf great Arnold Palmer, hit the first tee shot from the first hole as the U.S. Open began on a cool morning on the Monterey Peninsula on Thursday....
20:17 2019-06-13

Yosemite National Park's iconic names restored Original names of many iconic structures in Yosemite National Park will be restored because of a legal settlement over trademarks, the National Park Service said....
22:17 2019-07-15

McCarthy names GOP veteran Dan Meyer as new chief of staff House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy is bringing in an old GOP hand as his top aide, part of the California Republican’s attempt to win back the House in 2020. McCarthy has hired Dan Meyer, a top Repu...
05:17 2019-06-04

The Latest: Coroner names 4 reservation shooting victims YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — The Latest on the killings on the Yakama Indian Reservation in Washington state (all times local): 2 p.m. The Yakima County coroner has released the names of four of the five peop...
01:34 2019-06-12

Reckitt names Pepsico executive Laxman Narasimhan CEO British consumer goods giant Reckitt Benckiser on Wednesday named Pepsico executive Laxman Narasimhan to succeed Rakesh Kapoor as chief executive officer. (Reporting by Muvija M in Bengaluru Editing b...
08:34 2019-06-12

IHOP is changing names again over burgers, but not to IHOb this time IHOP is highlighting its burgers again by launching three new ones – and calling them "pancakes." It's a reference to last year's IHOb stunt.        ...
20:17 2019-06-03

ABB names ex-GE exec Maryrose Sylvester to lead U.S. business ABB has appointed industrial and software specialist Maryrose Sylvester as the new head of its U.S. business, the Swiss engineering company said on Wednesday, replacing company veteran Greg Scheu, who...
08:34 2019-06-12

CBOE Holdings, Inc. Announces Reorganization and Names New Officers CHICAGO, Feb. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today an organizational realignment, including the consolidation of two major divisions, the creation of new areas of...
09:51 2019-05-23

Fake Magic: The Gathering Card Names Are Fantastic Jason Rohrer (Passage, Sleep Is Death) thought it’d be fun to train an AI to create fake Magic: The Gathering card names. It was a good hunch....
03:34 2019-06-20

I Made a Quiz to See if You Know the Literal Meaning of Carmaker's Names We use words all the time—hell, I’m even using some right now, as I’m typing this! That’s why it’s sometimes alarming to realize that, hey, I don’t actually always know the full, literal meaning of ev...
16:51 2019-06-28

Activists urge Google to break up before regulators force it to Shareholder activists want Google parent Alphabet Inc to break itself up before regulators force the world's biggest internet ad seller to split into different pieces....
13:17 2019-06-19

Russian opposition activists sentenced to 15 days in jail MOSCOW (AP) — An ally of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been sentenced to 15 days in jail on the day he was to be released. A Moscow court on Monday found Leonid Volkov guilty of violati...
17:00 2019-06-10

Kazakh activists call for more protests over presidential vote Anti-government activists called on Monday for more protests in Kazakhstan against what they said was a rigged presidential election result, as police warned they would crack down on any dissent....
14:34 2019-06-11

Google Urged by Activists to Break Up Before Regulators Force It To Shareholder activists want Google parent Alphabet to break itself up before regulators force the world's biggest Internet ad seller to split into different pieces....
16:17 2019-06-19

Activists blast Rio gov comment about slum missile strike A human rights official and community activists are criticizing the governor of Rio de Janeiro state for saying that a missile could be sent to "blow up" drug traffickers in a local slum....
05:34 2019-06-16

Hong Kong activists warn of violence if protests are ignored Young people say they feel they have no choice but to become more radical: ‘They never listen’Brian Chan, a 23-year-old university graduate, was having his arms rinsed in saline water at a makeshift f...
16:17 2019-06-14

Activists to ramp up pressure on companies over climate during AGM season Companies face hostile shareholders as Westpac acknowledges a ‘variance’ with Business Council of AustraliaActivist groups are stepping up their efforts to lobby Australia’s biggest companies on clima...
01:34 2019-06-14

Activists call for end to family separations with cage installations #NoKidsInCages asks lawmakers to pass Keep Families Together Act by portraying migrant children in cages across New York CityThey lie prone on the ground across New York City, covered with the metalli...
18:17 2019-06-12

Chinese activists seek UN investigation into Tiananmen crackdown More than 20 Chinese activists who took part in the Tiananmen Square pro-democracy movement called on Monday on the United Nations' top human rights body to investigate Beijing's deadly crac...
04:51 2019-06-17

Green activists say climate got buried in Democratic debate Climate activists said they will extend a protest outside the Democratic National Committee headquarters on Thursday to demand global warming gets more attention in the party’s debates, after the issu...
22:00 2019-06-27

German Extinction Rebellion activists chain themselves to chancellery The campaigners have sent the keys to unlock them inside letters to 13 government ministries. The activists are asking Chancellor Angela Merkel to declare a "climate emergency."...
15:17 2019-06-11

No Hong Kong response as activists’ deadline passes HONG KONG (AP) — A deadline imposed by activist groups for Hong Kong’s government to meet demands including the scrapping of controversial extradition legislation has passed without an official ...
14:34 2019-06-20

Activists allege racism in treatment of St. Louis prosecutor ST. LOUIS (AP) — Some black activists say there’s an unfair racial component to criticism of St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner over her hiring of a man who led the investigation of former M...
23:34 2019-06-18

Berta Cáceres case: a warning for those who would kill activists Trial is notable for highlighting land and nature defender murders that ordinarily go unpunishedThe sentencing on Thursday of seven men accused of murdering the Honduran environmentalist Berta Cáceres...
00:34 2019-05-22

Climate activists on trial for taking down Macron portraits BOURG-EN-BRESSE, France (AP) — Across France, activists have been taking down official portraits of President Emmanuel Macron to protest what they consider his “inaction” against climate c...
14:17 2019-05-28

Sudan activists call for ‘justice’ for killed protesters Thousands of Sudanese have flooded the streets of the capital of Khartoum and other cities to mark the 40th day since the deadly dispersal of a protest sit-in...
22:17 2019-07-13

| Ethiopia jails critics in crackdown after killings: activists Ethiopia is using last month's assassination of high-ranking officials as a pretext to arrest critics with no apparent links to the attacks, international and domestic rights activists said Wednesday....
20:51 2019-07-10

Hawaii activists protesting over start of work on telescope Hundreds of demonstrators gathered at the base of Hawaii’s tallest mountain to protest the construction of a giant telescope on land that some Native Hawaiians consider sacred...
18:34 2019-07-15

Climate activists are on trial for taking down Macron portraits BOURG-EN-BRESSE, France — Across France, activists have been taking down official portraits of President Emmanuel Macron to protest what they consider his “inaction” against climate change. Now they f...
20:34 2019-05-29

Climate activists disrupt London concrete plant Climate activists from Extinction Rebellion on Tuesday disrupted London Concrete, the British capital's biggest supplier of ready-mixed concrete which supplies a major road tunnel project under the Ri...
10:00 2019-07-16

Activists lay flowers at memorial for Hong Kong protester Thousands of people in Hong Kong laid sunflowers and white lilies at a memorial site on Thursday for a man who fell to his death during protests against an extradition bill that has plunged the former...
08:17 2019-07-12

Abortion-rights activists renew battle in Argentina Abortion rights activists are launching a renewed effort to legalize elective abortions in the homeland of Pope Francis after narrowly falling short last year...
23:51 2019-05-28

Polish activists try to save cows condemned to death A herd of about 180 free-roaming cows in Poland must be slaughtered, authorities have ruled, to the dismay of activists fighting to save them as a cause celebre for animal rights....
00:00 2019-05-29

Greenpeace activists block BP London HQ demanding end to oil exploration Greenpeace activists blocked the entrance to BP's London headquarters on Monday, demanding one of the world's biggest energy companies ends all new oil and gas exploration or goes out of business....
15:34 2019-05-21

Tajikistan regime targeting families of political activists From surveillance to outright threats, Tajik authorities are making life difficult for the families of political activists who have fled abroad. DW spoke with victims from a state that allows little r...
19:51 2019-07-13

Activists blame Sen. Mike Lee for holding up 9/11 victims fund A Utah senator is holding up a vote to approve bipartisan legislation that would provide for 9/11 victims and their families, infuriating first responders who gave their all on that day, The Post has ...
19:17 2019-07-17

Kenya court upholds ban on gay sex in major setback for activists Judges in Nairobi say they had not seen enough evidence of discrimination to change lawJudges at Kenya’s high court have rejected a bid to repeal colonial-era laws criminalising gay sex, in a major se...
16:51 2019-05-24

New census evidence is ‘smoking gun’ to Latino legislators, activists Latino leaders say new information on how the Trump administration decided to add a question on citizenship to the 2020 census is the “smoking gun” that backs their assertions that the administration ...
00:34 2019-06-01

Activists urge banks not to finance Ugandan oil pipeline A group of 30 international and local campaign groups have petitioned two banks to abandon plans to raise funds to build an oil pipeline to export Ugandan oil, saying the project would damage local li...
15:00 2019-06-07

Canada civil liberties group says gov’t spied on activists The British Columbia Civil Liberties Association has released thousands of pages of heavily redacted documents purportedly showing the Canadian Security Intelligence Service illegally monitored groups...
01:00 2019-07-09

Can someone please send mushrooms to all the men’s rights activists out there? | Arwa Mahdawi If Roosh V, rape-apologist and leading voice in the online ‘manosphere’, can change his ways, perhaps psychedelics can advance feminismSign up for the Week in Patriarchy, a newsletter​ on feminism and...
17:01 2019-05-25

Climate activists call for action in Latin America Climate change activists in Latin America rallied for action on global warming Friday, heeding a call by Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg to hold demonstrations across the world....
20:17 2019-05-24

'The last fight for Hong Kong': activists gear up over extradition law Fears controversial bill, which has its second reading next week, will allow China to target political enemies with impunityIt has been called “the nail in Hong Kong’s coffin”, a bill that activists s...
07:51 2019-06-07

Activists protest killing of Ethiopian Israeli teenager Solomon Teka, a 19-year-old Israeli of Ethiopian origin, was shot dead by an off-duty police officer on Sunday in a town near Haifa. The teenager's killing stoked accusations of racism and police brut...
01:34 2019-07-04

Brazil judge names bankruptcy administrator for Atvos - document A Brazilian judge has named restructuring firm Alvarez & Marsal as judicial administrator of ethanol company Atvos' in-court restructuring, according to a document seen by Reuters....
21:51 2019-05-30

Shiv Sena Names Arvind Sawant For PM Modi's New Cabinet Arvind Sawant has been proposed by the Shiv Sena for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's new government, the party's Sanjay Raut said today hours before the oath ceremony on Thursday. Arvind Sawant won the...
10:51 2019-05-30

India's prime minister names Cabinet after decisive election India's newly sworn in Prime Minister Narendra Modi has named a Cabinet of ministers, handing the powerful home affairs portfolio to the president of his Hindu nationalist party credited with deliveri...
10:34 2019-05-31

Austrian president names Brigitte Bierlein interim chancellor President Van der Bellen has named Brigitte Bierlein interim chancellor to take over for the outgoing Sebastian Kurz. The first woman to hold the office, Bierlein will serve as chancellor until electi...
17:51 2019-05-30

Apple, Psalm, Poet, Oh My! Revisiting Hollywood's Most Unique Kid Names In need of a standout name for your newborn? Look no further than Hollywood. After all, celebrity parents have been known to give their kids some pretty standout names, as evidenced by......
23:51 2019-05-30

Trump names former ICE chief Thomas Homan as ‘border czar’ President Trump on Friday announced that Thomas Homan, the former acting director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, will return to his administration as the new “border czar.” “He’ll be a ...
19:34 2019-06-14

FCC names winners of $2.7 billion 24-28GHz millimeter wave auctions Six months after the FCC started the bidding process for U.S. millimeter wave spectrum, the winners of the $2.7 billion auction have finally been revealed.Read More...
15:51 2019-06-04

UPDATE 1-Schlumberger names Olivier Le Peuch CEO, replacing Kibsgaard Schlumberger NV said on Friday Chief Operating Officer Olivier Le Peuch will replace longtime Chief Executive Officer Paal Kibsgaard, as the top oilfield services provider bets on a technology expert ...
13:51 2019-07-19

Annual ‘Dr. Beach’ list names Oahu’s Kailua best in America KAILUA, Hawaii (AP) — In Kailua, the sand is soft and white, the water is clear and calm, and the view is exactly what you would expect from a beach in the Hawaiian Islands. Those are among the reason...
12:17 2019-05-23

Autocar names top 100 British female rising stars in the car industry The next generation of female leaders in automotive are recognised today Autocar has revealed the top 100 female rising stars in the car industry, with the list topped by Emma King, an EV pioneer adv...
12:51 2019-06-19

Goldman Sachs names executives in Asia, New York to top committee Goldman Sachs Group Inc named three new executives to its management committee, the co-presidents of the bank's Asia Pacific region and its global treasurer, according to a memo sent by bank leaders o...
20:51 2019-05-28

Jordan names new envoy to Qatar, two years after downgrading ties Jordan appointed a new ambassador to Qatar on Tuesday, a step toward restoring normal relations two years after Amman withdrew its ambassador in solidarity with Gulf Arab allies who severed ties with ...
17:51 2019-07-16

Guinea-Bissau president names new prime minister 'in name of peace' Aristides Gomes has been named as Guinea-Bissau's new prime minister, ending a long political deadlock. President Jose Mario Vaz had refused to name his estranged deputy to the post....
22:17 2019-06-22

Skoda names student-built Kodiaq pick-up concept One-off Mountiaq is part of annual project by students on Czech firm's training programme Skoda will showcase a one-off pick-up concept in June as part of a student training programme, and has reveal...
14:51 2019-05-28

Israel Names Golan Heights Settlement After President Trump RAMAT TRUMP, Golan Heights — The Trump name graces apartment towers, hotels and golf courses. Now it is the namesake of a tiny Israeli settlement in the Israel-controlled Golan Heights. Israeli ...
16:34 2019-06-17

Israel names new Golan Heights community after Donald Trump Israel announced that it has named a new community in the disputed Golan Heights after President Donald Trump for his recognition of Israeli rule over the area....
15:34 2019-06-17

Biden Campaign Names Cedric Richmond as National Co-Chairman The Times spoke to Mr. Richmond, a Louisiana congressman and former chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus, about his new role with the campaign....
11:17 2019-05-31

India’s prime minister names Cabinet after decisive election NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s newly sworn in Prime Minister Narendra Modi has named a Cabinet of ministers, handing the powerful home affairs portfolio to the president of his Hindu nationalist party...
11:34 2019-05-31

Frank Lampard names his first ever Chelsea XI as Blues take on Bohemians in Dublin Frank Lampard has named his first Chelsea XI since taking over at Stamford Bridge as the Blues prepare for their first pre-season friendly against Bohemians....
23:01 2019-07-10

Israel's Netanyahu names new Golan settlement 'Trump Heights' Israel's cabinet has visited the Golan Heights to inaugurate the country's controversial new settlement. In March, Trump recognized the territory that Israel seized from Syria in 1967 as belonging to ...
00:17 2019-06-17

Grubhub has bought thousands of domain names to compete against its own customers Online food delivery company Grubhub has purchased thousands of domain names that resemble those of businesses that are either already on its platform or are trying to be according to a new report fro...
06:51 2019-06-29

Why Private Equity’s Biggest Names Are Getting Into a Small-Loan Backwater In finance, boring and safe often go together. There could hardly be a more boring category name than business development companies (BDCs), or a more boring role than their original business model: t...
15:51 2019-06-11

French ride-hailing app Kapten names new CEO as co-founders step down French ride-hailing app Kapten, one of many such firms looking to take on the likes of Uber , named Sebastien Oebel as its new chief executive and added that its co-founders would be stepping down fro...
12:00 2019-06-04

Esquire Magazine Names Michael Sebastian Editor-in-Chief Esquire elevated its digital director, Michael Sebastian, to run the magazine’s print and online editions amid tumult in publishing and men’s fashion....
20:17 2019-06-10

IHOP is changing names and putting a pancake in the middle of a burger IHOP is highlighting its burgers again by launching three new ones – and calling them "pancakes." It's a reference to last year's IHOb stunt.        ...
23:17 2019-06-03

‘People with no names’: the drowned migrants buried in pauper’s graves As deaths in Rio Grande increase, Piedras Negras has buried unidentifiable bodies removed from water by first respondersMost graves in the large municipal cemetery on the outskirts of the Mexican bord...
08:00 2019-06-29

E.U. Names Germany’s Defense Minister President of European Commission European Union leaders nominated Ursula von der Leyen, Germany’s defense minister, for arguably the most powerful position in Brussels: president of the European Commission....
20:17 2019-07-02

Adani justified in demanding names of CSIRO scientists, deputy PM says Mining company said it wanted ‘peace of mind’ that groundwater review would not be ‘hijacked’ by anti-coal activists The deputy prime minister, Michael McCormack, has defended Adani after revelations ...
02:34 2019-07-16

FDA names 16 dog food brands most linked to cases of heart failure The Food and Drug Administration said it has expanded a year-long investigation into links between dog foods and congestive heart failure, and has named more than a dozen brands most often associated ...
20:17 2019-06-28

Swiss drugmaker Novartis names new drug division head Swiss pharmaceuticals giant Novartis named Marie-France Tschudin head of its main drugs business after its previous manager, Paul Hudson, was poised to take the CEO position at French drugmaker Sanofi...
08:17 2019-06-07

In hotbed of Sudan's uprising, activists torn over transition deal The Khartoum district of Burri was a fulcrum of the uprising against Sudan's former leader Omar al-Bashir and the generals who replaced him, its residents beaten and killed as they rallied for freedom...
15:51 2019-07-10

Police fire tear gas at Pride parade activists in Istanbul Police allowed parade reps to make a short statement to reporters — and then cops in riot gear tried to disperse the crowd by macing them. Police dogs and water-cannon vehicles were also at the scene....
06:34 2019-07-01

Activists show bleeding bulls in call to end Pamplona stampedes Animal rights activists are calling for an end to the famed Pamplona bull runs by releasing video of the doomed animals bleeding profusely – including from their noses and mouths, according to a repor...
22:17 2019-07-16

Activists protest police killing of Ethiopian-Israeli teen Scores of activists returned to streets across Israel on Wednesday to protest the killing of an Ethiopian-Israeli teen by an off-duty police officer in what the community calls the latest example of p...
20:01 2019-07-03

'Not OK, Google': Employees, activists protest at Alphabet shareholder meeting Google employees, community activists and investors protested outside its parent company's headquarters in a show of force that coincided with a series of proposals to reform and improve the tech gian...
18:34 2019-06-21

Greenpeace activists target chancellor's speech in climate protest Protesters wearing sashes reading ‘climate emergency’ disrupt Philip Hammond’s Mansion House speech Dozens of Greenpeace activists interrupted the chancellor’s Mansion House speech on Thursday night a...
23:34 2019-06-20

'Speared' activists protest Spain's Pamplona bull runs Dozens of half-naked protesters lay on the street with fake spears jutting from their backs on the eve of the Spanish festival of San Fermin on Friday, in a recreation of the technique used to weaken ...
14:34 2019-07-05

Japan's daycare crisis is turning working moms into activists When Japanese politician Yuka Ogata decided to bring her seven-month-old child into Kumamoto's city assembly, she was hoping to set a precedent for working mothers....
04:17 2019-07-08

Hong Kong activists hold vigil for deceased supporters Pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong have held a memorial vigil for deceased supporters of the movement that has brought hundreds of thousands of residents of the semi-autonomous Chinese territory int...
19:34 2019-07-10

Activists step up trainings amid Trump deportation threats CHICAGO (AP) — With renewed pledges on mass deportations, immigrant rights activists have fine-tuned and ramped up one of their most basic organizing tools: The know-your-rights training. From Los Ang...
23:17 2019-06-22

Activists ask leaders at G20 to urge Japan to uphold commercial whaling ban As Japan prepares to relaunch its commercial whaling practices, environmentalists have called for leaders at the G20 summit to speak up. Japan stopped commercial whaling more than 30 years ago....
11:51 2019-06-28

Meet generation Greta: young climate activists around the world They’re too young to vote, but schoolchildren across the globe are taking matters into their own handsIn May, for the second time this year, more than 1.5 million young people in more than 125 countri...
11:34 2019-06-28

Anti-fracking activists breached injunction, judge rules Trio taken to court by Cuadrilla after taking part in ‘lock-on’ at Blackpool site last yearThree anti-fracking protesters have been found to have breached an injunction designed to stop them demonstra...
20:17 2019-06-28

'Treating protest as terrorism': US plans crackdown on Keystone XL activists Documents suggest an aggressive response to possible protests against the oil pipeline amid fears of another Standing RockAngeline Cheek is preparing for disaster. The indigenous organizer from the Fo...
00:34 2019-05-22

Activists protest telescope’s construction on sacred Hawaiian mountain MAUNA KEA, Hawaii — Hundreds of demonstrators are gathered at the base of Hawaii’s tallest mountain to protest the construction of a giant telescope on land that some Native Hawaiians consider sacred....
19:00 2019-07-15

German Fridays for Future climate activists block parliament Some 500 students symbolically blocked exits as legislators wrapped up their final legislative session before the summer recess. Last week, 40,000 protested against coal in the western city of Aachen....
21:51 2019-06-28

Climate activists clash with French police at Paris bridge French police used riot shields and pepper spray to clear scores of climate activists blocking a bridge over the Seine in Paris on Friday, as the city sweltered under a record-breaking heatwave that m...
22:00 2019-06-28

Climate activists disrupt five British cities with 'summer uprising' Civil disobedience group Extinction Rebellion staged protests in five British cities on Monday, aiming to renew pressure on the government to take bolder action to tackle climate change and slow the w...
18:00 2019-07-15

Rapper Meek Mill to appeal sentence that drew activists' ire Rapper Meek Mill on Tuesday will appeal a Pennsylvania judge's decision to sentence him to up to four years in prison for probation violations in a case that criminal justice reform advocates say ill...
13:00 2019-07-16

Activists say Russian, Syrian strikes kill 11 in rebel area Syrian rescuers and activists say 11 civilians, including two families of four, have been killed in government and Russian airstrikes inside Syria’s last rebel stronghold...
13:34 2019-07-13

Climate activists find warmer reception at shareholder meetings Climate activists found companies more receptive to steps like cutting emissions or buying clean power this year, a new tally of shareholder resolutions shows, a trend proponents said undercuts the ca...
21:34 2019-07-11

Activists lay sunflowers at memorial site for Hong Kong protester Hong Kong activists on Thursday lay sunflowers and white lilies at a memorial site for a man who fell to his death during recent protests against an extradition bill that has plunged the former Britis...
12:00 2019-07-11

70 activists arrested at climate change rally outside NY Times building Seventy environmental protesters were arrested Saturday outside The New York Times building in Midtown, police said. The demonstrators, from the activist group Extinction Rebellion NYC, first gathered...
08:51 2019-06-23

Activists demand end of Shell, fossil fuel at shareholder meeting A group of environmental activists tried to disrupt Royal Dutch Shell's annual shareholder meeting on Tuesday, calling for this year's gathering to be the company's last....
15:34 2019-05-21

In Germany, Activists Battle Food Waste By Dumpster Diving Objects disposed of in a bin on private grounds remain the property of the person who threw them away until they are collected by the dump truck. Nevertheless, hundreds of activists across Germany......
13:34 2019-06-18

Germany grants asylum to two Hong Kong pro-democracy activists Two pro-democracy activists from Hong Kong have sought and secured refugee status in Germany. The decision shows concern that Beijing is limiting rights in semi-autonomous Hong Kong....
02:00 2019-05-23

Syrian activists say bombing of rebel area killed 5 people BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian rescue workers and activists say government warplanes have bombed the last rebel stronghold in the country again, levelling a building and killing five people inside it, including...
15:34 2019-05-30

Second Day Of Hong Kong Protests, Activists To Target Mainland Shoppers Hong Kong protesters are set to rally for a second day on Sunday in an area popular with mainland Chinese shoppers as anger over the government's handling of an extradition bill revives other......
01:51 2019-07-15

3 dead, 15 hurt in clash between Pashtun activists, Pakistani military At least three people were killed and 15 were injured Sunday when clashes between Pakistani military troops and Pashtun activists broke out during a sit-in protest near the Afghanistan border....
10:00 2019-05-27

Anti-Trump activists hold rallies across US to call for impeachment Left-wing activists took to the streets Saturday to hold rallies calling for the impeachment of President Trump, as they seek to pile further pressure on Democratic leaders in Congress to back a push ...
00:34 2019-06-16

Rights group says Mexico puts activists on trial to win over Trump Mexico will try two veteran organizers of migrant caravans on Tuesday in a move that rights activists said was aimed at appeasing the Trump administration after an agreement last week that averted new...
04:34 2019-06-11

African activists urge Eritrea's leader to launch reforms More than 100 African writers and activists are urging Eritrea's authoritarian leader to protect basic freedoms and launch political reforms in the continent's "most closed society."...
15:17 2019-06-11

Rights groups call for investigation of killing of Pakistani activists Human rights groups have called on Pakistan to investigate the killing of three people by the military during a protest by ethnic minority Pashtun people against heavy-handed treatment by the security...
14:17 2019-05-28

Citizens, activists hope for peace after clash with Memphis police The Memphis community where a young black man was slain this week by federal agents as they tried to arrest him remained tense after a night of violent protests, but community activists and a mayoral ...
12:51 2019-06-14

‘We need everyone’: youth activists call on adults to join climate strikes A general strike globally on 20 September could be a ‘turning point in our history’, they sayRead the call to action by Greta Thunberg and other youth climate strikersGreta Thunberg and leading youth ...
18:51 2019-05-23

'Police are a force of terror': the LGBT activists who want cops out of Pride Queer groups are protesting mainstream festivals and organizing alternative events that recognize ongoing police mistreatment of LGBT peopleIt took half a century, but this LGBT Pride month, the New Y...
10:51 2019-06-14

Hong Kong activists prepare for Tiananmen candlelight vigil Pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong were preparing for a candlelight vigil Tuesday commemorating the 30th anniversary of the bloody Tiananmen crackdown, underscoring concern for Chinese human rights ...
11:34 2019-06-04

JPMorgan Chase accused of purging accounts of conservative activists JPMorgan Chase is under fire for closing the bank accounts of several customers in the conservative movement as other right-wingers are threatening to close their accounts unless the bank plays nice....
08:17 2019-05-26

Activists say new Tennessee law aims to suppress African American votes Lawsuit says law that would fine groups that turn in incomplete or incorrect registration votes imposes ‘unconstitutional obstacles’Tequila Johnson lists off laundromats, nightclubs and churches. Thos...
12:34 2019-06-04

Activists Ramp Up Pressure on Congress to Start Impeachment Hearings Liberal activists are ramping up pressure on Congress to start impeachment hearings on President Donald Trump, despite continued reservations from Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Progressive groups such as Cred...
04:51 2019-06-06

Environment activists block entrance to Norwegian central bank Protesters from the environmental group Extinction Rebellion blocked access to Norway's central bank on Friday, demanding that its $1 trillion wealth fund, the world's largest, stop investing in compa...
18:17 2019-05-24

Animal welfare activists urge end to SeaWorld dolphin shows Years after the documentary film "Blackfish" galvanized a movement to end SeaWorld's killer whale performances, animal rights activists on Wednesday called for an end to "circus-style" dolphin shows a...
07:17 2019-06-06

UPDATE 1-Activists urge Google to break up before regulators force it to Shareholder activists on Wednesday urged Google parent Alphabet Inc to break itself up before regulators force the world's biggest internet ad seller to split into different pieces....
20:51 2019-06-19

FIFA says wrong to stop Iran activists in World Cup stadiums NICE, France (AP) — FIFA says it was wrong for people campaigning for women to be allowed into Iranian soccer stadiums to be removed from a Women’s World Cup game in France. Stadium security off...
14:00 2019-06-18

Nancy Pelosi frustrates Democratic activists on impeachment – but strategists like what she's doing Roughly three dozen House Democrats have called for impeachment hearings on President Donald Trump, and legal experts find clear justification in special counsel Robert Mueller's report. Pelosi k...
21:17 2019-05-24

Thai police summon activists to hear sedition charges BANGKOK (AP) — Thirteen Thai political activists have appeared at a Bangkok police station to answer a summons on sedition charges that critics say are part of a plan to remove a rising progressive po...
13:00 2019-05-22

WHO drug pricing talks may fail to end secrecy, activists fear Governments are working on a drug pricing transparency deal at the World Health Organization's (WHO) annual assembly, but activists said on Thursday they fear crucial costs may be left out, enabling p...
04:00 2019-05-24

Hong Kong protests fade as activists mull next steps HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s government headquarters has reopened as the number of protesters gathered outside dwindled to a few dozen. The demonstrations persisted into early Tuesday but by mid...
07:00 2019-06-18

Jermall Charlo dominates Brandon Adams and sets sights on big names Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin are on Jermall Charlo’s hit list The post Jermall Charlo dominates Brandon Adams and sets sights on big names appeared first on Boxing News....
15:51 2019-06-30

Broadcom looks to old software names like Symantec and Tibco as chip business deteriorates If the Symantec deal doesn't get done, Broadcom has also been working on a deal to acquire an infrastructure software company and has considered Tibco. Broadcom needs software because its semicon...
19:17 2019-07-05

Scottie Pippen names 5-year-old in lawsuit over damage to Florida house Basketball Hall of Famer Scottie Pippen named a 5-year-old girl in a lawsuit against her parents accusing the child of vandalizing his Florida home with crayons and markers....
20:17 2019-05-31

CBOE Names Pamela Culpepper New Chief Human Resources Officer CHICAGO, IL -- April 19, 2016 -- Chicago Board Options Exchange, Incorporated® (CBOE®) announced today that it has added Pamela Culpepper to its management team as Chief Human Resources Office...
11:17 2019-05-22

CBOE Futures Exchange Names James F. Lubin Managing Director CHICAGO, December 12, 2011 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that James F. Lubin, a 30-year veteran of the futures industry, has been named Managing Director of CBOE Futures Excha...
09:51 2019-05-23

UNESCO names ancient Babylon city a World Heritage Site The UN body has described the ancient city as a "unique testimony to one of the most influential empires of the ancient world." After years of damaging interventions, Babylon will now gain protected s...
03:17 2019-07-06

Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-Ocha Names a New Cabinet (BANGKOK) — Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha on Wednesday officially named his new Cabinet, a mix of members of the military government he headed after leading a 2014 coup and key politicia...
03:51 2019-07-11

Guggenheim names Anheuser-Busch a 'best idea' on its shift away from traditional brands Shifting focus to Michelob Ultra from Bud Light and a strong innovation pipeline in craft brands have increased Guggenheim's conviction in the beer-maker's growth trajectory....
03:34 2019-05-23

NYPD names Bronx high school student ‘Police Commissioner for a Day’ She went from high school student — to police commissioner. At least for a day. Beyonce Dennis, an 18-year-old senior at Bronx Studio School for Writers and Artists, was chosen for the honorary ...
07:17 2019-06-13

Mastercard to allow transgender people to use chosen names on credit and debit cards Mastercard will allow trans people to use their chosen names on credit and debit cards in an effort to combat discrimination at the cash register.       ...
22:51 2019-06-17

NASA Invites Public to Submit Names to Fly Aboard Next Mars Rover Although it will be years before the first humans set foot on Mars, NASA is giving the public an opportunity to send their names — etched on microchips — to the Red Planet with NASA's Mars 2020 rover,...
05:17 2019-05-22

Assam Woman Delivers Baby On Boat During Floods, Names Him Krishna A 24-year-old woman in flood-hit Assam gave birth to a baby boy in a boat on Monday and named him Krishnaafter the Hindu Godwhowas also believed to have been born during massive floods....
15:51 2019-07-18

Scaloni delivers a shock as he names Argentina's squad for Copa América Agüero recalled, with River Plate left back Milton Casco a shock name in the squad. Meanwhile, there's no place for Sevilla right-back Gabriel Mercado or controversial Inter Milan forward Mauro Icardi...
00:34 2019-05-22

After Rahul Gandhi's 'No', Congress Names Adhir Chowdhury Lok Sabha Chief The Congress today named senior West Bengal leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury its leader in Lok Sabha, after failing to convince Rahul Gandhi to take up the post....
13:34 2019-06-18

Easyjet, Thomas Cook and Ryanair — Brexit's effect on tourism's big names Profits have plunged at Ryanair and Easyjet, while 43% of troubled tour operator Thomas Cook's summer holidays remain unsold. The travel sector can only lick its wounds and wait out the Brexit uncerta...
14:51 2019-05-21

WHO names emergency Ebola response chief to help stem epidemic in Congo The United Nations said it has appointed an Emergency Ebola Response Coordinator as part of increased efforts to combat an epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo that has killed more than 1,200 ...
11:34 2019-05-24

Trump names former ICE official who said undocumented immigrants 'should be afraid' border czar "Tom Homan is coming back," Trump said during a sprawling interview on Fox News. "He's going to be very much involved with the border. That's what he really wants to be involved with."...
17:00 2019-06-14

Beloved Yosemite landmarks' original names restored after trademark dispute Visitors were unhappy when a changeover in services prompted the national park to change the names of hotels and attractionsSome of Yosemite’s most well-known and beloved attractions will get their or...
06:34 2019-07-17

| US names envoy to find 'peaceful political solution' in Sudan: official The US State Department has nominated experienced Africa hand Donald Booth as a special envoy to Sudan, hoping he can help craft a "peaceful political solution" between the military rulers and groups ...
12:34 2019-06-13

UPDATE 1-Goldman Sachs names executives in Asia, New York to top committee Goldman Sachs Group Inc named three new executives to its management committee, the co-presidents of the bank's Asia Pacific region and its global treasurer, according to a memo sent by bank leaders o...
23:51 2019-05-28

Kenyan court ruling upholding anti-gay laws condemned by activists Many in Kenya's vibrant gay community had hoped the court would make history by scrapping the British colonial-era laws and inspiring other countries in Africa to do the same....
02:00 2019-05-25

Civil rights activists, actors and others call for release of former Black Panther Seventy-five public figures sign letter to New York governor asking for release of Jalil Muntaqim after 48 years in prisonLeading civil rights activists, academics, actors and writers are calling on A...
19:51 2019-05-21

Hong Kong Independence Activists Granted Refugee Status In Germany Two former Hong Kong independence activists have been granted refugee status in Germany in what is one of the first cases of dissenters from the semi-autonomous Chinese city receiving such protection....
21:17 2019-05-22

UPDATE 1-Climate activists disrupt London biggest concrete supplier Climate activists from Extinction Rebellion on Tuesday disrupted London Concrete, the British capital's biggest supplier of ready-mixed concrete which supplies a major road tunnel project under the Ri...
10:00 2019-07-16

'Overtourism is killing Big Sur': activists raise banner in California vacation spot The sign was placed over Bixby Bridge, which has been featured in Big Little Lies, an HBO show set in Monterey countyResidents of California’s Big Sur are showing signs – specifically a large, yellow ...
07:17 2019-07-10

The Federal Government Is Still Trying to Kill Young Activists' Climate Change Lawsuit Climate change, which may actually end us all much sooner than anticipated, will nevertheless have the biggest adverse effect on the generation of kids growing up now. So obviously, the federal govern...
09:00 2019-06-05

Anti-deportation activists 'occupy' Biden campaign HQ in Philadelphia; 6 arrested Six people were arrested at Joe Biden's campaign office in Philadelphia Wednesday after advocates for undocumented immigrants stormed the building in a bid to confront the Democratic frontrunner over ...
09:17 2019-07-11

'We feel more valued': Northern Irish activists hail same-sex marriage vote After stunning result in House of Commons, proponents say region is more than ready for changeIf the earthquake that just hit Northern Ireland has an epicentre, it is the Cathedral Quarter, a corner o...
15:00 2019-07-11

On Politics With Lisa Lerer: Did Anti-Abortion Activists Overreach in Alabama? In the On Politics newsletter: The president and some allies are distancing themselves from the Alabama abortion ban, worried that the law goes beyond what voters support....
15:51 2019-05-21

Climate activists arrested for disrupting London's biggest concrete supplier Six climate activists were arrested on Tuesday after the Extinction Rebellion group disrupted London Concrete, the British capital's biggest supplier of ready-mixed concrete which supplies a major roa...
21:17 2019-07-16

Youth climate activists set for nationwide rallies ahead of landmark case Young people to hold day of action on Saturday highlighting lawsuit as youth-driven climate movement growsStudents in Austin, Texas, want you to veg out. Kids in Westport, Connecticut will screen a fi...
07:00 2019-06-01

US cuts funds for ‘anti-propaganda’ Iran group that trolled activists The Iran Disinformation Project was funded by a state department group created to counter foreign propagandaThe US state department has cut off funding to a group that purported to combat Iranian prop...
12:00 2019-06-01

US activists promote anti-birth control app in Nigeria's 'most vulnerable' areas The Femm app has received Catholic church backing but experts say it’s unreliable as birth control and does not help the vulnerableUS campaigners who oppose the birth control pill have promoted a mens...
18:34 2019-07-15

Ethiopian city braces for protests as activists promise to declare new region Activists in Ethiopia were set to declare a new region for their Sidama ethnic group on Thursday in defiance of the central government, with some residents of the southern city of Hawassa worried that...
02:17 2019-07-18

Indonesian women suffering 'epidemic' of domestic violence, activists warn Marital rape not being prosecuted enough, campaigners say, in a country where women face growing harassmentActivists have warned of an “epidemic” of sexual harassment and violence against women in Ind...
04:00 2019-07-18

Prime Day: activists plan protests in US cities and a boycott of e-commerce giant Immigrants and workers say Amazon should cut ties with federal deportation agencies and provide better work conditionsActivists, immigrants and Amazon employees are planning actions against the e-comm...
07:51 2019-07-15

RWE tallies economic loss after activists block open-pit lignite mine Germany's RWE is tallying the economic loss after environmental activists entered and occupied its Garzweiler open-pit lignite mine over the weekend, the utility said on Sunday....
20:34 2019-06-23

Teen activists face US government in crucial hearing over climate trial The suit accuses the federal government of violating young people’s constitutional rights by contributing to the climate crisisTwenty-one youth activists will face off with the US government in an Ore...
12:34 2019-06-04

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....
10:17 2019-05-25

Abortion-rights activists rally at supreme court against new state bans About 400 events are set to take place across the US in what groups are describing as a Stop Abortion Bans Day of ActionUS abortion-rights campaigners, including several Democrats running for presiden...
19:51 2019-05-21

Annual UN women activists’ summit opens with focus on services, infrastructure A wheelchair-bound Pakistani mother who yearned to visit a park without worrying about ramp access, and a young South Sudanese woman who dreams of having affordable health care, were among the speaker...
23:51 2019-05-21

Mexico plans border ‘unity’ rally, nabs 2 migrant activists MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s president said Thursday he will hold a “unity” rally on the border in Tijuana two days before the U.S. is set to impose tariffs on all Mexican imports. Pr...
21:17 2019-06-06

Coal protests in Germany: Climate activists storm Garzweiler mine Protesters here, police there — one group wants to stop coal mining, the other is trying to stop them. Protests, a ritual in the Rhineland, are getting help from the Fridays for Future movement, as Pe...
22:17 2019-06-22

Jewish Activists Take Over Boston Streets to Protest Trump's Concentration Camps Yesterday, a group of 1,000 Jewish activists and allies took to the streets of Boston to protest the conditions in migrant detention camps on the southern border, according to the Boston Globe. The pr...
15:34 2019-07-03

Awaiting trial for breaking into nuclear base, 7 Catholic activists unrepentant On the 50th anniversary of the assassination of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., a group of seven aging Catholic activists assembled outside Kings Bay Naval Submarine Base and cut a padlock at a maint...
17:34 2019-07-11

Activists push for action on National Gun Violence Awareness Day – live news Campaigners will be wearing orange as a tribute to Hadiya Pendleton, a 15-year-old shot dead in Chicago in 2013Sign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 4.07pm BST Rep. Eric Swalwell has r...
17:17 2019-06-07

Minority rule: Michigan loophole allows activists to push through abortion bans A state law that foregoes a vote if a proposal has signatures from just 4% of the electorate is being used by special interest groupsMichigan is a state in which Democrats drubbed Republicans in the 2...
10:17 2019-06-08

Teenage activists demand climate action on eve of global school strike Children, some as young as eight, will walk out of class in cities around the world on Friday in a fresh wave of strikes called by young people who fear adults are sleepwalking toward a collapse in th...
23:51 2019-05-23

The Latest: Hong Kong activists urge public to hold strike The Latest on protests in Hong Kong against an extradition bill (all times local): 1 p.m. Hong Kong activists are encouraging the public to support strikes by workers, teachers and students on Monday....
08:17 2019-06-16

Democrats woo Iowa party activists at feisty festival as race kicks off Nearly every Democrat vying to take on President Donald Trump in 2020 made their pitch to Iowa's most plugged-in Democrats on Sunday, looking to set themselves apart from the sprawling field of candid...
03:34 2019-06-11

Anti-NYPD activists plan alternate Pride parade without cops Anti-NYPD activists in the LGBT community are planning an alternative Pride parade that will exclude cops. The Reclaim Pride Coalition plans to hold the first Queer Liberation March on June 30, the sa...
21:34 2019-06-15

Abortion rights activists hold protests in all 50 states to ‘stop the bans’ Supporters of abortion rights flooded state capitols, town squares and courthouses around the country Tuesday to protest a wave of new laws restricting women’s access to abortion that have passe...
02:00 2019-05-22

Pakistan Pashtun activists say leader arrests herald state crackdown After a deadly clash between troops and activists at a security post in northern Pakistan, organizers of a rights movement that has unnerved the powerful army say a campaign of intimidation against th...
14:00 2019-06-20

In a Possible First for Hong Kong, Activists Wanted by Police Gain Protection in Germany The activists faced charges related to a 2016 street brawl. Germany’s move is a growing recognition of the erosion of individual freedoms in Hong Kong....
20:51 2019-05-21

East German civil rights activists praised in Bundestag 30 years on The parliamentary debate praised civil rights groups and the church for their roles in bringing about a peaceful revolution 30 years ago in former East Germany. A memorial to the victims of communism ...
17:34 2019-06-06

Volksbühne Theater in Berlin Names Artistic Director, Ending Leadership Crisis René Pollesch, an acclaimed German playwright and director, will take over starting in 2021. His appointment ends a tumultuous few years for the institution....
18:17 2019-06-12

Riot Games names John Needham as head of League of Legends esports Riot Games names John Needham as the head of League of Legends esports.The current co-heads, Jarred Kennedy and Whalen Rozelle, will move to new roles.Read More...
18:00 2019-06-05

NHL free agency 2019: Artemi Panarin tops intriguing names on the market The question has been looming since the end of the 2017-18 season, and it’s only gotten louder: Where will Artemi Panarin end up? The Russian winger has turned into a bona fide star over the pas...
20:17 2019-06-29

Burundi names head of ruling party militia to lead state broadcaster Burundi has appointed the head of the ruling party youth league to head its state-run broadcaster, a move an opposition party has described as a danger to press freedom....
05:00 2019-07-15

Brazil's Vale names logistics exec as new coal and ferrous metals chief Brazil's Vale SA , the world's top iron ore miner, has named Marcelo Spinelli as its new head of coal and ferrous metals, it said in a filing on Monday....
17:34 2019-05-27

Google Search redesign adds website names and logos to results page Google is bringing a new Search layout to mobile, and it's rolling out the changes beginning today. Now, when you search on your mobile device, you'll see a website name and logo at the top ...
18:17 2019-05-22

Fox News’s star names excuse the inexcusable after Trump's latest racist attack Key figures at the network failed to condemn the ugly scenes on Wednesday – the latest example of the strangely needy Trump-Fox relationship“Send her back! Send her back!” The chant from a largely whi...
12:51 2019-07-19

Several familiar names still alive as WSOP main event hits money bubble Players reached the money bubble at the World Series of Poker late Monday, guaranteeing at least a $15,000 payday. But for some, like defending champ John Cynn, the journey is over....
23:51 2019-07-09

Mastercard lets transgender users choose names on their cards (if banks agree) Mastercard, one of the two dominant U.S. payment networks, is introducing debit and credit cards that will let transgender users select whatever name they want — as long as the bank that issues the ca...
02:17 2019-06-18

Trump administration names veteran diplomat Donald Booth as envoy for Sudan The United States on Wednesday named veteran diplomat Donald Booth as its envoy to Sudan amid an international push for a peaceful transition after the overthrow of former President Omar al-Bashir....
20:51 2019-06-12

U.S. Navy names future destroyer after Coast Guard hero Quentin Walsh The U.S. Navy has named a future guided-missile destroyer in honor of Quentin Walsh, the first time an Arleigh Burke-class ship will honor a member of the Coast Guard....
16:51 2019-06-07

UPDATE 3-Schlumberger names new CEO as North American business faces softer demand Schlumberger NV said on Friday Chief Operating Officer Olivier Le Peuch will replace its chief executive, Paal Kibsgaard, as the company looks to shore up its position as a leader in drilling technolo...
17:34 2019-07-19

McGrath Names England, India Favourites, Backs Australia To Reach Final Other than England, Glenn McGrath named India as one of the toughest teams to beat but took confidence from Australia's recent ODI form and backed them to reach the final....
20:17 2019-05-27

UPDATE 5-Schlumberger names new CEO as North American business faces softer demand Oilfield firm Schlumberger NV on Friday named Chief Operating Officer Olivier Le Peuch as chief executive as the company looks to shore up its world-leading position in oil and gas technology services...
23:17 2019-07-19

Activists block ICE headquarters in standoff to protest immigration policy, migrant detention Federal authorities arrested at least 11 Jewish activists and immigration rights activists who blocked entrances and exits to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) headquarters in Washington ...
10:00 2019-07-17

CORRECTED-Climate activists arrested for disrupting London's biggest concrete supplier Six climate activists were arrested on Tuesday after the Extinction Rebellion group disrupted London Concrete, the British capital's biggest supplier of ready-mixed concrete....
19:34 2019-07-17

Activists launch tool to help travelers avoid airlines that use facial recognition technology Companies such as JetBlue began utilizing the technology after Trump issued an executive order pushing for its use in US airportsA new tool launched by privacy activists offers to help travelers avoid...
00:00 2019-06-06

G20 plastic trash reduction goal doesn't address 'excessive' production: activists Activists welcomed a goal set by the Group of 20 major economies' to reduce additional plastic trash leaking into the ocean to zero by 2050, but said it avoided getting at the heart of the problem - s...
10:34 2019-07-01

Abortion-rights activists rally at Supreme Court to protest new state bans U.S. abortion-rights campaigners, including several Democrats running for president in 2020, are set to rally in front of the Supreme Court on Tuesday to protest new restrictions on abortion passed by...
17:00 2019-05-21

New York leads Pride parades as LGBTQ activists debate state of movement Two marches in Manhattan, many more around USLove and Resistance: priceless pictures of LGBTQ pioneersNew York’s massive LGBTQ Pride march kicked off Sunday with jubilant attendees cheering the cast o...
19:34 2019-06-30

Human rights activists condemn cinema chain over 'anti-choice propaganda' Canada’s largest cinema chain criticized for screening Unplanned, which is said to promote falsehoods about reproductive healthAbortion rights defenders in Canada have accused the country’s largest ci...
21:00 2019-07-09

Activists in Hong Kong make pitch to extradition protesters: register to vote Campaigners in Hong Kong have registered thousands of new voters during mass protests against controversial extradition law reform, pouncing on an opportunity to bolster the democratic opposition's pr...
14:00 2019-06-20

Hong Kong activists hold Tiananmen Square vigil on 30th anniversary A vigil commemorating the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown has attracted thousands of activists and residents. Organizers say the annual vigil is important to "preserve the memory" o...
22:34 2019-06-04

MOVES-Bank of America names new Asia-Pacific investment banking co-head - memo Bank of America Merrill Lynch has named Peter Guenthardt as co-head of Asia-Pacific investment banking, according to an internal memo seen by Reuters on Wednesday....
07:00 2019-07-03

On a live, post-debate Late Show, AOC names the winners, which Trump staffer gets jailed next Stephen Colbert introduced his first guest, New York Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, as a “superstar,” and, judging from his audience’s extended standing ovation and spontaneous chants of “AOC...
18:51 2019-06-27

CBOE Names John F. Deters Chief Strategy Officer and Head of Corporate Initiatives CHICAGO, Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange, Incorporated® (CBOE®) announced today that it has appointed John F. Deters as Chief Strategy Officer and Head of Corporate Ini...
13:17 2019-05-22

MOVES-Jefferies names CLSA's Slone as Asia chairman in regional hiring spree Jefferies Group LLC continued to capitalize on the internal woes of CLSA by adding the Asian brokerage's former long-time Chief Executive Jonathan Slone to a 50-plus regional hiring spree that has alr...
07:34 2019-07-15

Ukraine president dissolves parliament, names lawyer with ties to tycoon chief of staff Volodymyr Zelenskiy has named Andriy Bogdan as head of his presidential administration. The lawyer has ties to one of Ukraine's richest men and a former president. Zelenskiy also set a date for snap e...
02:34 2019-05-22

Boys & Girl Clubs of Tucson names 2019 Click For Kids Award recepients TUCSON – Laurie and Larry Wettershneider and Laurie’s Parents Linda and Stuart Nelson Named Boys & Girls Clubs of Tucson 2019 Click for Kids Award Recipients.  Here’s more from Tuesd...
08:34 2019-05-29

Voter Turnout Surged Among People With Disabilities Last Year. Activists Want to Make Sure That Continues in 2020 When politicians are planning their outreach to various demographics ahead of the 2020 presidential race, they often focus on groups such as African Americans, Latinos, LGBTQ people or even suburban w...
16:17 2019-07-10

Civil rights activists slam Facebook's 'insufficient' attempts to tackle hate on its platform Facebook's latest update on its ongoing companywide civil rights audit has been criticized by activists who say that the social network needs to do much more to tackle hate on its platform. ...
01:17 2019-07-02

Two Hong Kong Activists Were Granted Asylum in Germany, Calling the City’s Freedoms Into Question Two years after their quiet departure from Hong Kong, two political activists from the semiautonomous region of China have come forward to say that they are under refugee protection in Germany. Ray Wo...
07:51 2019-05-22

Ricky Gervais calls out liberal activists for 'milkshaking' trend, limiting free speech Controversial comedian Ricky Gervais took a shot at the recent trend of left-leaning activists throwing milkshakes at conservative politicians, pundits and protesters. ...
15:34 2019-07-01

Rhode Island diocese names dozens of priests, deacons who have been ‘credibly accused’ of sexual abuse The Roman Catholic Diocese of Providence in Rhode Island has released a list containing the names of dozens of clergy members who it says have been "credibly accused of the sexual abuse of minors."...
19:01 2019-07-01

Stonewall Forever: 50 years later, digital monument debuts. LGBTQ activists say it couldn't be more timely. Stonewall Forever: As a digital monument to the Stonewall uprising debuts, the riots' legacy couldn't be more relevant today, LGBTQ activists say.        ...
17:17 2019-06-04

Getting This Smoke: Black Activists Slam Meharry Medical School Decision to Take $7.5 Million Grant From Juul Black activists and health experts are slamming what they say is Meharry Medical College’s deal with the devil: in this case, the electronic cigarette company Juul, calling the HBCU’s recent decision ...
19:17 2019-06-20

New Star Wars Characters, Funky Planet Names, and Teases of Rey and Kylo's Force Bond in The Rise of Skywalker Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker centers around closing the decades-long Skywalker saga and paving the way for a new generation of heroes. Therefore, it only makes sense that the film is bursting with...
23:17 2019-05-22

Daily on Healthcare, presented by the Alzheimer’s Association: Activists move abortion debate to the margins as voters favor the middle Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00...
04:34 2019-06-04

Extinction Rebellion Lewisham: London roads blocked off by climate change activists in major rush-hour protest Extinction Rebellion protesters have caused rush-hour mayhem this morning after blocking off major roads in south-east London in their latest campaign....
11:34 2019-06-14

Activists Demand Justice for Layleen Polanco, a Black Trans Woman Found Dead in a Rikers Island Jail Cell A 27-year-old black trans woman, Layleen Polanco, also known as Layleen Xtravaganza, was found dead in her jail cell on Rikers Island last week, and the LGBTQ community and her family plan to rally to...
21:01 2019-06-10

CBOE Holdings Names Edward T. Tilly to Succeed Edward J. Joyce as President and COO CHICAGO, Nov. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that CBOE Executive Vice Chairman Edward T. Tilly will succeed Edward J. Joyce as President and COO of CBOE Hol...
09:51 2019-05-23

Israel Names Non-Existent Golan Heights Town 'Trump Heights' To thank President Trump for recognizing the annexed Golan Heights as a part of Israel, embattled Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu today inaugurated an empty patch of dirt as a new town called “Trump...
02:34 2019-06-17

Trump Names Tom Homan Border Czar on Fox & Friends, Before Telling Homan The impulsive president wants the former acting director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Tom Homan, to serve in the newly created “border czar” position so badly that he announced Homan’s appo...
18:51 2019-06-15

Rocket Mortgage Classic: Round 1 'stress-free' for some, but big names struggle Late alternate Nate Lashley leads the field with a 63, but Gary Woodland and Dustin Johnson struggled in Round 1 of the Rocket Mortgage Classic.        ...
07:17 2019-06-28

James Holzhauer names his favorite (albeit wrong) conspiracy theory about 'Jeopardy!' loss "Oh, I love the conspiracy theories," former "Jeopardy!" champion James Holzhauer said in a recent interview.        ...
17:34 2019-06-05

‘Power is not given, power is taken’, UN chief tells women activists, urging push-back against status quo After hearing from many of the world’s top women politicians on Tuesday in a session on “Women in Power”, Secretary-General António Guterres, held a Town Hall meeting for civil society activists where...
23:51 2019-05-21

Magid Magid incident highlights EU's race problem, say activists Green MEP said he was asked to leave as he arrived for first day of European parliamentAn incident in which a black British MEP was asked to leave the European parliament on his first day highlighted ...
16:17 2019-07-04

Nursing home negligence: Senate report names nearly 400 facilities with 'persistent record of poor care' Senators released a list of nursing homes with a record of poor care, questioning why they are not publicly identified for health and safety problems.        ...
12:00 2019-06-04

Mexico's President names deputy finance minister Herrera as new finance minister Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador named on Tuesday deputy finance minister Arturo Herrera as the country's new finance minister, replacing Carlos Urzua, who stepped down earlier in the da...
19:34 2019-07-09

Libra launch won't happen until regulators are happy: Coeure Global regulators will not let Facebook launch its Libra currency until all their concerns, ranging from money laundering to financial stability, have been addressed and "a prolonged discussion" may b...
17:00 2019-07-18

Zlatan Ibrahimović Ethers Carlos Vela LAFC forward Carlos Vela has dominated MLS this year. Many believe this makes him the best player in the league. Zlatan Ibrahimović disagrees. After all, Vela might be the Messi of MLS, but as Zlatan ...
17:34 2019-07-18

| Ex-Liverpool striker Sturridge banned for breaching betting rules Former Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge has been fined and suspended for six weeks for breaching betting rules, the Football Association announced....
19:00 2019-07-18

iOS 13 public beta 3 is now available to download on your iPhone Apple rollout of iOS 13 beta 3 was a bit rocky, with the subsequent public beta not dropping until a full week later, but the rollout of the latest beta appears to be going more smoothly. iOS 13 and i...
19:34 2019-07-18

Brother of Manchester suicide bomber appears in court, faces 22 murder charges The brother of the suicide bomber who killed almost two dozen people at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester two years ago appeared in court Thursday to face 22 charges of murder....
20:17 2019-07-18

FaceApp row: UK watchdog monitoring privacy concerns Information Commissioner’s Office says people should check how apps use their data The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) is considering allegations that FaceApp, the face-ageing photo app that h...
20:34 2019-07-18

Microsoft set to report earnings after the bell Analysts think Microsoft's Azure cloud growth slowed in the fiscal fourth quarter. But Windows revenue could benefit from better-than-expected PC sales....
21:51 2019-07-18

What's the Best Airplane Snack? Flying is objectively horrible. We let the magic of heavier-than-air transport cloud the fact that we pay hundreds of dollars to be squeezed into spaces too small for comfort so we can be treated like...
22:00 2019-07-18

Online gambling now available around the clock in Pennsylvania Pennsylvania's aggressive expansion of gambling has resulted in the second highest commercial casino revenue of any state, trailing only Nevada.       ...
22:00 2019-07-18

Man reached into parked car, fondled sleeping Brooklyn woman: cops A stranger fondled a woman as she slept in the passenger seat of a parked car in Brooklyn, police said. The 32-year-old victim was sleeping in a car parked at 83rd Street and Fourth Avenue in Bay Ridg...
23:00 2019-07-18

Trump claims he 'felt bad' about racist chants at his rally Donald Trump has attempted to distance himself from the "send her back" chants aimed at Somali-born congresswoman Ilhan Omar during an election rally....
23:17 2019-07-18

Woman confuses sculpture of Spider-Man hands for devil horns What a tangled web a Nebraska woman weaved about a sculpture she thought depicted devil horns — but is actually Spider-Man’s hands. “It is a sculpture of two hands open, painted Red & Blac...
00:51 2019-07-19

Canada Earmarks $690 Million to Settle Claims of Sexual Misconduct in Military The proposed settlement also commits the country’s military to improve its complaints process and to create a forum for victims to share their experiences with the military’s top brass....
02:17 2019-07-19

Jurassic fossil suggests early mammal ancestors swallowed like modern mammals The discovery of the 165-million-year-old remains of a shrew-like animal, Microdocodon gracilis, suggests some of the earliest ancestors of modern mammals chewed before they swallowed, too....
04:01 2019-07-19

UPDATE 4-Boeing takes $4.9 bln charge for prolonged grounding of 737 MAX planes Boeing Co said on Thursday it would take an after-tax charge of $4.9 billion in the second quarter on estimated disruptions from the prolonged grounding of its lucrative 737 MAX passenger jets after t...
04:17 2019-07-19

Rory McIlroy’s brutal British Open start highlights jarring first round PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland — It was a tough day to be one of the stars of golf in Thursday’s first round of the British Open at Royal Portrush. A bizarre day of stunning high scores posted by some of ...
05:17 2019-07-19

The Lion King Out Now in India in English, Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu The Lion King is out now in cinemas across India in English, Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu. Directed by Jon Favreau, it is a photo-realistic remake of the traditionally animated 1994 original....
05:51 2019-07-19

The new 2020 Corvette Stingray revealed. Guns for Ferrari with Chevy's first mid-engine design The base version of the sports car will punch out 495 horsepower, 40 more than the seventh-generation car and enough to launch it from 0 to 60 in "less than three seconds" when equipped with an option...
07:17 2019-07-19

‘Looney Tunes terrorist’ Ashiqul Alam attacked in prison: attorney The self-proclaimed “Looney Tunes terrorist” appeared in court Thursday sporting a black eye, as his attorney explained he’d been the subject of a jailhouse beat-down. “My clie...
08:17 2019-07-19

Heat wave prompts cancellations of New York Triathlon, horse races Excessive heat advisories are in effect for the Northeast and much of the Midwest this weekend, with temperatures expected to be in the 90s and heat indexes well into triple digits....
08:51 2019-07-19

Mystery surrounds Dennis' decision to abandon Tour de France "Rohan Dennis went AWOL for over an hour after abandoning the Tour de France and his Bahrain Merida team management had no explanation about the Australian\u0027s withdrawal on Thursday."...
09:00 2019-07-19

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp labels Man City as 'big favourites' to retain Premier League title Liverpool coach Jurgen Klopp admits he was impressed by the "greed and determination" that Manchester City showed to win the Premier League - and believes they will be favourites to retain their crown...
10:17 2019-07-19

'Fear' and 'favor' chill newsroom at storied Japanese paper (This January 25 story corrects to specify the three goals cited by Japan Times management for the style change in the December meeting and to revise the description of management's expectations for t...
10:34 2019-07-19

Destiny 2 Xur Location, Exotic items for July 19 as Bungie reveal new Shadowkeep news WHERE IS XUR? The Destiny 2 exotic gear merchant returns selling more weapons and armour today! But will he have anything worth spending those Legendary Shards on?...
11:00 2019-07-19

Living in Holland Park: area guide to homes, schools and transport It's the smart, tree-lined, mansion-filled enclave where top celebrities will pay millions in cash to live, though these neighbours don't always get on....
11:34 2019-07-19

Canadian government agrees to pay a nearly $1 billion settlement for claims of sexual misconduct in the armed forces The Canadian government has agreed to pay a nearly $1 billion settlement to members of the Armed Forces and Department of National Defense who allege widespread sexual misconduct....
12:34 2019-07-19

Instagram will kindly let you know you’ve F’ed up before banning you Instagram has just introduced a new policy that’ll notify you if your account is at risk of getting banned. The social network will let you know if it finds one of your posts problematic, and even off...
12:34 2019-07-19

DS 3 Crossback French premium brand gets PSA’s new supermini platform first. Does it deliver against class leaders like the Mini Countryman and Audi Q2? PSA Group – car-making Goliath and parent of the Peugeot, Cit...
12:51 2019-07-19

GOP vote on Trump's 'go back' comments was an effort to absolve him — and themselves — on racism They also voted to absolve themselves, their party and the voters who elected them – like the ones Trump inspired to chant "send her back" at a rally Wednesday in North Carolina....
13:00 2019-07-19

| Elton can bury his Bok nightmare - expert Elton Jantjies should find Saturday’s conditions much more to his liking than in his tough last start for the Boks in SA, says kicking scientist Vlok Cilliers. Rob Houwing reports....
13:34 2019-07-19

| SA Rugby launches anti-racism campaign SA Rugby will officially launch a campaign against racism and all forms of discrimination during the Rugby Championship Test against Australia at Ellis Park....
13:34 2019-07-19

29 Accused Arrested After Sonbhadra Massacre: Yogi Adityanath Promising justice to those killed in the Sonbhadra clash, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanth on Friday said the sub divisional magistrate and four policemen including circle officer were......
15:17 2019-07-19

Dan Le Batard Goes In On President Trump, Rips ESPN's "Cowardly" No-Politics Pivot Dan Le Batard used a portion of his Thursday show to denounce the scene at Donald Trump’s rally in North Carolina Wednesday, when the racist president stirred the racist crowd into a racist euphoria t...
18:01 2019-07-19