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Asian women and the kimono have long been sexualized in western culture

It’s no surprise that Kim Kardashian West appropriated kimono to give sex appeal to her shapewear line, writes Akemi JohnsonThe two Asian women paint...

Asian women and the kimono have long been sexualized in western culture

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Kim Kardashian slammed for exploiting Japanese culture for Kimono line Kim, oh no. “I’ve been passionate about this for 15 years,” Kim Kardashian tweeted Tuesday alongside an announcement for her new shapewear line, controversially named Kimono. Japan, ...
20:51 2019-06-27

Role Of Priests Different In "Western Culture", India: Yogi Adityanath Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday argued there is a difference between the role of priests in "western culture" and in India, explaining to an American delegation how a man of......
01:00 2019-06-29

Saudi judge denies mom custody for exposing child to Western culture American Bethany Vierra lives in Saudi Arabia where she was denied custody of her Saudi Arabian daughter Zaina by a judge for fear of exposing the child to Western culture....
07:34 2019-08-17

Why western liberals have long picked the wrong historical hero | Kenan Malik A newly discovered text shows how the battles of the past are still being fought todayLost in the library of a small American college has lain a text by one of England’s foremost philosophers that no ...
10:00 2019-09-08

Democrats have long blamed 'culture' for black poverty. Joe Biden is no exception | Bhaskar Sunkara Both Democrats and Republicans attack black culture, but refuse to enact the redistribution of wealth and power that could end racial inequityThis weekend, Joe Biden was attacked for another bizarre, ...
21:51 2019-09-17

Malaysia to push Southeast Asian nations for long-term solution to smog Malaysia will push its Southeast Asian neighbors to strengthen cooperation in finding a long-term solution for smog wafted across the region from forest fires in Indonesia, its environment minister s...
17:17 2019-09-19

Trinamool's Women Lawmakers Trolled For "Western Clothes" In Parliament Newly elected Trinamool Congress lawmakers Mimi Chakraborty and Nusrat Jahan were trolled by a number of people on social media for their choice of clothes at the Parliament on Monday. However, the......
15:34 2019-05-28

The Powerful Women of Pop Culture Get Their Own Portrait Show When Louisiana-based artist Ashly Lovett decided to do a gallery show based on the women of pop culture, narrowing down the options wasn’t easy.Read more......
05:00 2019-08-08

In Kabul’s Liberating Cafes, ‘Women Make the Culture Here, Not Men’ As peace talks threaten Afghan women’s hard-won freedoms, they find sanctuary in coffee shops and enjoy the free conversation, and mingling with men, permitted there....
15:00 2019-05-25

Harvard Lampoon Apologizes for Sexualized Image of Anne Frank The student-run satirical magazine set off an uproar at Harvard by publishing an image showing the Holocaust victim’s face on the body of a bikini-clad woman....
14:38 2019-05-21

How Indigenous midwives help reconnect women with culture and pregnancy care Accessing an Indigenous midwife in Canada today is nearly impossible, according to Carol Couchie, an Indigenous midwife and co-chair of the National Aboriginal Council of Midwives....
22:51 2019-05-21

Conservative women pushing back on skimpy bikini culture Halima Aden is still “shocked” that she got to pose for this year’s Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. And not just because she doesn’t wear bikinis. “I don’t know how to swim!” the 21-year-old model ...
00:34 2019-06-06

Soccer: Three nations show interest to host women's Asian Cup 2022 India, Taiwan and Uzbekistan have expressed their interest in hosting the women's Asian Cup in 2022, the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) said on Saturday....
08:17 2019-06-01

NYPD ‘actively’ working to recruit Asian-American women into force The NYPD is “actively working to recruit more” Asian-American female cops as the group made up just 3 percent of the total graduates in the most recent Police Academy class. Korean-American Officer So...
06:34 2019-05-27

How Long Can the U.S. Women Keep Going? Key members of the victorious U.S. women’s team are approaching the end of their careers, but a quirk of the soccer calendar means that an Olympics is just around the corner....
05:51 2019-07-09

Imperial's First-Ever Asian Market Brings Home Best Of South-East Asian Flavours The menu is an eclectic mix of dishes that are immensely popular in South-East Asian cooking, but remarkably different from the mainstream dishes we tend to associate with the region....
09:51 2019-10-11

SNL adds first Asian cast member. But another is under fire over anti-Asian slur Casting is significant for Saturday Night Live, which has been criticized in the past for its historical lack of diversitySaturday Night Live has added its first Asian cast member, and in the interest...
06:00 2019-09-13

SNL adds first Asian cast member while another is under fire over anti-Asian slur Casting is significant for Saturday Night Live, which has been criticized in the past for its historical lack of diversitySaturday Night Live has added its first Asian cast member, and in the interest...
22:00 2019-09-13

GLOBAL LNG-Asian prices slip as cargoes flood; North Asian demand slows Asian spot prices for liquefied natural gas (LNG) slipped this week on the back of a surplus of cargoes globally while imports from North Asia appeared to be slowing down this month, industry sources ...
06:00 2019-06-21

In ‘Abominable,’ Asian Actors Play Asian Characters. What a Novelty. Also rare for a big-studio animated feature, it’s centered on a modern Chinese family. Will it help change the lack of Asian representation onscreen? Even its supporters are unsure....
01:34 2019-09-28

Women’s World Cup has come a long way since cupboard commentary The media coverage and popularity of this year’s tournament highlight the dramatic transformation in the women’s gameWhen the first story after the bongs of the BBC Ten O’Clock News comes live from an...
13:34 2019-07-06

Revealed: Long-Term Benefits Of Low-Fat Diet For Women This study found that low-fat diet commensurate with an increase in fruit, vegetable and grain servings happened to reduce death following breast cancer, slowed diabetes progression and prevented......
14:34 2019-09-06

Swiss women stage strike for long-delayed equality Women across Switzerland held a strike on Friday to highlight their wealthy nation's poor record on female rights, recreating the passion of the first such walkout 28 years ago....
14:51 2019-06-14

Women’s football has come a long way but misogyny is still not beaten | Sean Ingle While much progress has been made in recent decades today’s female coaches can still recount grim tales of sexismHere is something I was unaware of until recently. When England took part in the second...
12:34 2019-06-17

Women Who Are Denied Abortions May Face Long-Lasting Health Problems, Study Says When a woman is denied access to an abortion, research has shown that she may face threats to her mental or financial well-being. A new study, published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, suggests he...
03:34 2019-06-11

Women's World Cup: USA's Kelley O'Hara, Allie Long pen excuse note for fans The United States Women's National Team wrote an excuse letter to bosses around the country ahead of their quarterfinal match against France on Friday....
05:17 2019-06-28

People have fallen for women’s football. We must ensure it’s a long-term relationship | Eni Aluko The future of the women’s game has never looked brighter but keeping fans interested after the World Cup is vital to its growthThe Women’s World Cup has been a tournament we will look back on as the p...
13:17 2019-07-09

Kimono Cover-Ups for the Beach or Pool 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......
15:17 2019-05-24

7% of U.S. Women Say Their First Sexual Experience Was Involuntary. That Could Have Long-Term Health Impacts, a Study Finds (CHICAGO) — The first sexual experience for 1 in 16 U.S. women was forced or coerced intercourse in their early teens, encounters that for some may have had lasting health repercussions, a study...
23:51 2019-09-17

V&A hosts Europe's first major exhibition on kimono Catwalk pieces and costumes from Memoirs of a Geisha and Star Wars will feature in showA rare 17th century treasure from Kyoto, the costume worn by Alec Guinness as Obi-Wan Kenobi in Star Wars and an ...
18:51 2019-10-09

Kim Kardashian to drop Kimono name from shapewear after objections Reality TV star and businesswoman Kim Kardashian said on Monday she would rename her Kimono shapewear line after people in Japan said her use of the term to brand undergarments was disrespectful....
03:34 2019-07-02

Kim Kardashian Announces New Name of Shapewear Line After Kimono Controversy Kim Kardashian wants you to #showyourskims. Nearly two months since the reality star announced she was renaming her shapewear line following criticism over "Kimono," the new......
20:34 2019-08-26

Kim Kardashian’s ‘Kimono’ brand under fire for cultural appropriation Kardashian trademarked the Kimono brand last year in the United States and has also filed trademarks for "Kimono Body," "Kimono Intimates" and "Kimono World."...
19:51 2019-06-27

Kim Kardashian reveals name of new shapewear line following Kimono backlash Kim Kardashian West's shapewear line Kimono is no more. The new name, changed amid outcry over cultural appropriation, is SKIMS Solutionwear.        ...
22:00 2019-08-26

From kawaii to fairy kei: fashion goes beyond the kimono at Hyper Japan Now in its tenth year, the three-day festival is a place for J-fashion enthusiasts to socialise, show off their outfits and get inspiration for future looksTen years after it started in 2010, the UK’s...
17:17 2019-07-12

Kim Kardashian is renaming her 'Kimono' company after causing an uproar Reality TV star Kim Kardashian said she's going to change the name of her new "Kimono" brand venture after causing an uproar and drawing accusations of cultural appropriation....
20:51 2019-07-01

Kim Kardashian West denies cultural appropriation in kimono row Kim Kardashian West has denied allegations of cultural appropriation after trademarking a Japanese word for her new shapewear brand, Kimono Intimates....
18:00 2019-06-28

'Kimono is not underwear': Kardashian shapewear irks Japan Japanese took to social media on Thursday to protest against a new line of underwear developed by U.S. celebrity Kim Kardashian named "Kimono", with some terming it a theft of their culture that......
19:17 2019-06-27

The Woman Who Discovered the Cause of Global Warming Was Long Overlooked. Her Story Is a Reminder to Champion All Women Leading on Climate Eunice Newton Foote rarely gets the credit she’s due. The American scientist, who was born exactly 200 years ago on Wednesday, was the first woman in climate science. It was back in 1856 that Fo...
18:34 2019-07-17

Japan sending patent officials to U.S. over Kim Kardashian "Kimono" flap Japan is to send patent officials to the United States to discuss the flap over Kim Kardashian’s Kimono brand underwear, the trade minister said on Tuesday....
12:01 2019-07-02

Kim Kardashian West’s Kimono shapewear touches nerve in Japan Twitter users accuse reality star of cultural appropriation with new underwear lineThe American television star Kim Kardashian West has caused controversy in Japan by naming her new line of shapewear ...
18:34 2019-06-27

USA star Allie Long urges every women's team to join fight for equal pay after boos at World Cup Final World Cup winner Allie Long urged every national team in women's football to join the fight for equal pay, after FIFA chief Gianni Infantino was humiliated at the Stade de Lyon on Sunday....
21:17 2019-07-08

#KimOhNo: Kim Kardashian West renames Kimono brand amid outcry The reality TV star had faced widespread criticism from those accusing her of disrespecting Japanese culture: ‘our traditional garment is not spandex’Days after announcing the launch of her new shapew...
08:17 2019-07-02

Kim Kardashian Addresses Cultural Appropriation Claims Surrounding Kimono Shapewear Line Kim Kardashian is standing by her decision to name her shapewear line Kimono. In a statement to the New York Times the KKW Beauty founder is addressing the accusations that she is......
05:51 2019-06-28

England goalkeeper Carly Telford opens up on 'terribly long' wait for Women's World Cup debut England goalkeeper Carly Telford said she would not change the career she has had after ending her long-awaited Women's World Cup debut on an emotional evening in Le Havre....
23:34 2019-06-16

Kim Kardashian stands by Kimono line despite appropriation backlash: I 'have deep respect' Kim Kardashian-West has no plans to change the name of her 'Kimono' shapewear line, despite being accused of being culturally insensitive.        ...
15:17 2019-06-28

Bronx, NY, Principal Wins Nod From Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Backers in Long-Shot Bid to Oust Long-Term Congressman In a political case of what was good for the goose may be good for the gander, a Bronx, N.Y., middle school principal is hoping the same political action committee that helped propel Alexandria Ocasio...
05:51 2019-06-20

Kim Kardashian's plan to trademark 'Kimono' angers Twitter: '#KimOhNo' Kim Kardashian's request to trademark the word "kimono" stirred controversy on Twitter, where users accused her of cultural appropriation.        ...
20:17 2019-06-27

Adorable Western Ky. Puppy Needs Your Help GLASGOW, Ky. (WNKY) – The Barren River Animal Welfare Association is asking for help funding a medical procedure for a puppy discovered in a ditch. According to WNKY, the dog suffered a leg inju...
00:17 2019-06-18

Brush fire restricts SB I-19 near Western Ave TUCSON – A brush fire has delayed southbound traffic on Interstate 19 near Western Avenue Monday afternoon. According to Arizona Department of Transportation, the brush fire has blcoked the righ...
06:51 2019-06-18

Kacey Musgraves goes from Western to couture Country star Kacey Musgraves’ style evolution went from Western wear with fringe and cowboy hats to walking the red carpets in designer gowns, but she says music is what stands the test of time....
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Putin fires new broadside against Western liberalism OSAKA, Japan (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has fired a new broadside against Western liberalism, saying that policies such as welcoming migrants have hurt people’s interests. Speaking ...
13:01 2019-06-29

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16:34 2019-05-30

2-Vehicle Crash Kills 4 In Western Kentucky WHEATCROFT, Ky. (AP) — Police are investigating a crash that killed four people in western Kentucky. State Police in Madisonville say in a news release the accident occurred Saturday when a car slid i...
19:00 2019-06-23

Western Wisconsin cleans up from tornado & storms At least one confirmed tornado touched down as severe storms ripped through western Wisconsin, damaging homes and other structures near the Chippewa-Dunn county line. Governor Tony Evers visited storm...
17:00 2019-09-26

Will U.S. war on Huawei help China end its dependency on Western tech? The geopolitical clash between the United States and China hinges on the tiniest of technologies, chips and other components that are essential to nearly every smartphone, laptop computer and cellular...
20:34 2019-05-24

Germany's 16 states: Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania is home to seaside resorts once nicknamed "Berlin's bathtub," and is ideal for waterside holidays — from the Baltic Sea coast to the Mecklenburg lake district....
08:00 2019-08-08

Change will come to China, but not through following western ways | Hans van de Ven As it celebrates its first 70 years, the People’s Republic might benefit from re-examining its pastOn Tuesday, 15,000 perfectly groomed military personnel, each between 5ft 9in and 6ft 1in tall, will ...
15:34 2019-09-29

Tell us about your pop culture weekend: May 24-26 Our weekly thought-starter asks you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend, and what did you think of it? If you have suggestions for AVQ&A questions, ...
10:17 2019-05-26

Wall collapses on huts in western India, killing 16 NEW DELHI (AP) — A 4.5-meter (15-foot) high wall collapsed on a cluster of tin-roofed huts housing migrant workers and their families in western India early Saturday following heavy rains, killing at ...
15:34 2019-06-29

Chicken-and-Egg Problem: Chinese Bonds in Western Indexes The Chinese government’s ambition to get its bonds into the world’s major indexes was dealt a blow by FTSE Russell, throwing light on a chicken-and-egg dilemma for Chinese regulators and overseas inve...
14:00 2019-09-27

Police defend arrest of 12-year-old in western Michigan GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Police in western Michigan are defending their actions in the arrest of a 12-year-old black boy following online criticism about the officers’ response. Grand Rapids p...
15:51 2019-06-18

The Wild Bunch at 50: the enduring nihilism of Sam Peckinpah's western In 1969, the film’s violent cynicism came as a shock to the system and now, it seems to have aged disturbingly wellPresent day audiences remember Sam Peckinpah’s off-the-wall western The Wild Bunch fo...
10:34 2019-06-18

From Roy Rogers to Lil Nas X: The Wild Western Story of Nudie Suits Heavily embroidered ‘Nudie’ suits, a favorite of Gene Autry and singing cowboys, have again found an audience with bold grooms and rappers like Lil Nas X and Post Malone....
20:34 2019-09-09

Western Sydney Wanderers 1-2 Leeds United - as it happened Mateusz Bogusz scored the first ever goal at Bankwest StadiumKwame Yeboah equalised for Western SydneyPablo Hernandez fired the winner deep into added time 12.25pm BST That was fun. As far as preseaso...
14:17 2019-07-20

Uzbekistan says it will investigate harassment of Western rights activist Uzbekistan pledged on Monday to investigate a verbal attack by several of its citizens on a visiting Human Rights Watch researcher after HRW said the incident showed independent activists remained und...
19:34 2019-06-17

Giants blow away Western Bulldogs in AFL elimination final GWS 16.17 (113) beat Western Bulldogs 8.7 (55)Giants to face loser of Brisbane-Richmond clashGreater Western Sydney dumped Western Bulldogs out of the AFL finals series with a resounding 58-point win ...
11:34 2019-09-07

Attackers kill two aid workers in western Ethiopia: aid group, U.N. Unidentified attackers killed two aid workers who were returning from a refugee camp in an western Ethiopia region that shares a border with South Sudan, their aid group and a U.N. organization said....
11:00 2019-09-06

Earthquake shakes much of western France, no damage reported PARIS (AP) — A moderate earthquake has hit western France, felt as far as Bordeaux in the south and Normandy in the north. No damage has been reported so far, according to Col. Michael Bernier, spokes...
11:34 2019-06-21

Western Spain road trip: Madrid to Seville The Extremadura region offers rolling countryside and Roman, Jewish and Arab history to explore. Plus, cool plazas and great food – when you stopExtremadura takes a little bit more effort to get to th...
08:17 2019-06-12

Opinion: EU must join US in renewed Western Balkans talks Washington is bringing the Western Balkan states back to the negotiating table. The US initiative should galvanize the EU, which is currently busy with its own problems, says guest expert Christian Sc...
21:00 2019-09-10

Part of bourbon warehouse collapses in western Kentucky OWENSBORO, Ky. (AP) — Part of a bourbon warehouse in western Kentucky collapsed during a thunderstorm. News outlets report the partial collapse of the O.Z. Tyler Distillery rickhouse was reported earl...
17:34 2019-06-17

Thousands expected at climate rally in western Germany BERLIN (AP) — Students from more than a dozen European countries are expected to join a demonstration Friday urging governments to take bolder action against climate change. Organizers say the protest...
11:34 2019-06-21

Inland by Téa Obreht review – a spectacular reinvention of the western This follow-up to the award-winning The Tiger’s Wife is an otherworldly vision of 19th-century Arizona“There are wounds of time and there are wounds of person,” cautions a camel driver in the extraord...
13:34 2019-08-07

Police defend arrest of 12-year-old boy in western Michigan Police in western Michigan are defending their actions in the arrest of a 12-year-old black boy following online criticism about the officers' response....
19:00 2019-06-18

Mira Sorvino western 'Badland' finds distributor Cinedigm picked up North American distribution rights to "Badland," a western starring Mira Sorvino, Kevin Makely, Trace Adkins, Bruce Dern, Tony Todd, Wes Studi and Jeff Fahey....
02:00 2019-08-22

Off-duty police in western Germany attacked by group It's not what you hope for on your day off: Four police officers in the western German city of Hamm suffered injuries after an individual with a past gripe rounded up a bunch of nearby friends....
17:34 2019-08-25

Poverty among senior citizens is worse in western Germany The states of the former East Germany have fewer senior citizens dependent on state support than in western Germany. Differing roles of women in the workforce could explain the discrepancy....
22:00 2019-09-23

Is Trump’s America Tougher on Asylum than Other Western Countries? President Trump’s plan to bar migrants from seeking asylum in the United States is similar to a scheme employed by Australia since 2012. Europe tried a comparable scheme in 2016, but it didn’t work....
20:34 2019-09-14

In the Western Conference, Teams Known for Heartbreak Seek Glory The St. Louis Blues are the only “Expansion Six” team left without a Stanley Cup. The San Jose Sharks came later, but have endured similar heartbreak....
19:00 2019-05-22

Liverpool v Sporting Lisbon: Western Union Cup – live! Liverpool look to end American tour on high note in BronxSevilla player sorry for ‘odious’ foul on Liverpool youngsterTweet Bryan at @BryanAGraham or email him 2.29am BST 50 min: A good, patient spell...
03:34 2019-07-25

Taliban attack kills 14 militiamen in western Afghanistan KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says the Taliban have killed at least 14 members of a pro-government militia in an attack on checkpoints in the western Ghor province. Abdul Hai Khateby, t...
12:00 2019-06-08

Dangerous, Record-High Temperatures Hit Western Europe, With More to Come Belgium and the Netherlands set national records, and the all-time marks for Germany and Britain could fall on Thursday. Paris will approach 108 degrees....
18:51 2019-07-24

In western France, a village remembers D-Day's 'secret massacre' The lost U.S. paratrooper tapped on the door of the Rigault family's farmhouse in Normandy in the early hours of June 6, 1944, miles south of his intended drop zone and soaking from his landing in the...
18:34 2019-05-24

Kansas teen killed in western Kentucky pileup LYON COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — Officials have released more information about a deadly 12-vehicle pileup on a western Kentucky highway. Authorities said 19-year-old Jace Smothers was killed Friday ...
18:51 2019-06-30

The Zapotecs of Monte Alban - The First Civilization in Western Mexico? In the central valleys of the Mexican state of Oaxaca lie stone ruins centered around an artificially leveled hill. It is now a famous tourist destination as well as a major archaeological site. Altho...
02:51 2019-07-01

'El Hijo' is a Spaghetti Western stealth game with heart The art at the top of El Hijo's website says it all. A young boy in a red poncho stands at the edge of a cliff, overlooking a sun-bleached desert valley with a stuffed bear dangling from his fing...
22:00 2019-08-23

Poor nations hosting most refugees worldwide, need more Western help: U.N. Developing countries, not rich Western nations, are bearing the brunt of the world's refugee crisis and are hosting most of the record 70.8 million displaced people who have fled war and persecution, ...
07:34 2019-06-19

Putin fires new broadside against western liberalism during G20 summit Russian President Vladimir Putin fired a new broadside against western liberalism on Saturday, saying that policies such as welcoming migrants have hurt people's interests....
17:51 2019-06-29

6 Western countries urge Russia to withdraw from Georgia The United States and five European countries are marking the 11th anniversary of the conflict between Russia and Georgia with an appeal to Moscow to implement agreements to withdraw its military forc...
01:34 2019-08-09

Thousands join climate protests in western Germany HOCHNEUKIRCH, Germany (AP) — Thousands have joined climate protests in the western German village of Hochneukirch near one of the country’s biggest lignite coal mines. Saturday’s rally com...
13:34 2019-06-22

DeVito accounts for 5 TDs as Syracuse beats Western Michigan Tommy DeVito threw for 287 yards and four touchdowns and rushed for 85 yards and another score as the host Syracuse Orange held on for a 52-33 nonconference win over Western Michigan on Saturday....
05:17 2019-09-22

What is your biggest pop culture disappointment? On the same weekend in May, the much-maligned Star Wars: Episode I—The Phantom Menace celebrated its 20th anniversary, and Game Of Thrones aired the final episode of its divisive final season—both eve...
17:17 2019-06-01

Tell us about your pop culture weekend: October 4-6 Our weekly thought-starter asks you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend, and what did you think of it? If you have suggestions for AVQ&A questions, ...
09:17 2019-10-06

Tell us about your pop culture weekend: July 12-14 Our weekly thought-starter asks you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend, and what did you think of it? If you have suggestions for AVQ&A questions, ...
08:17 2019-07-14

Tell us about your pop culture weekend: October 11-13 Our weekly thought-starter asks you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend, and what did you think of it? If you have suggestions for AVQ&A questions, ...
20:17 2019-10-13

Why Pop Culture Still Can’t Get Enough of Charles Manson As Quentin Tarantino’s new film revisits Los Angeles at the end of the ’60s, a man who was there — and literally wrote the book on Manson — argues that we never really left....
00:51 2019-07-25

America's gun culture vs. the world Mass shootings in Texas and Ohio have reignited the debate around gun rights in the US. Here's how America's gun culture compares to the rest of the world....
14:34 2019-08-06

Tell us about your pop culture weekend: September 20-22 Our weekly thought-starter asks you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend, and what did you think of it? If you have suggestions for AVQ&A questions, ...
17:34 2019-09-22

Tell us about your pop culture weekend: June 7-9 Our weekly thought-starter asks you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend, and what did you think of it? If you have suggestions for AVQ&A questions, ...
16:34 2019-06-09

Tell us about your pop culture weekend: May 31-June 2 Our weekly thought-starter asks you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend, and what did you think of it? If you have suggestions for AVQ&A questions, ...
07:17 2019-06-02

Tell us about your pop culture weekend: September 27-29 Our weekly thought-starter asks you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend, and what did you think of it? If you have suggestions for AVQ&A questions, ...
06:34 2019-09-30

Settling the culture war through politics “Politics is war by other means.” This reversed version of the famous quotation from Carl von Clausewitz means that politics, with its imperfections, implies that when war can be avoided, politics is ...
15:17 2019-05-21

Tell us about your pop culture weekend: September 13-15 Our weekly thought-starter asks you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend, and what did you think of it? If you have suggestions for AVQ&A questions, ...
09:00 2019-09-15

Tell us about your pop culture weekend: July 19-21 Our weekly thought-starter asks you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend, and what did you think of it? If you have suggestions for AVQ&A questions, ...
10:17 2019-07-21

Tell us about your pop culture weekend: September 6-8 Our weekly thought-starter asks you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend, and what did you think of it? If you have suggestions for AVQ&A questions, ...
08:34 2019-09-08

Into the gender culture fray New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, who is actually more unpopular in his own city than President Trump, now endorses the use of public funds for gender reassignment surgeries....
23:51 2019-07-05

Tell us about your pop culture weekend: August 23-25 Our weekly thought-starter asks you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend, and what did you think of it? If you have suggestions for AVQ&A questions, ...
21:00 2019-08-25

Tell us about your pop culture weekend: June 14-16 Our weekly thought-starter asks you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend, and what did you think of it? If you have suggestions for AVQ&A questions, ...
10:17 2019-06-16

Tell us about your pop culture weekend: June 21-23 Our weekly thought-starter asks you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend, and what did you think of it? If you have suggestions for AVQ&A questions, ...
07:17 2019-06-23

Tell us about your pop culture weekend: July 5-7 Our weekly thought-starter asks you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend, and what did you think of it? If you have suggestions for AVQ&A questions, ...
07:17 2019-07-07

Tell us about your pop culture weekend: August 16-18 Our weekly thought-starter asks you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend, and what did you think of it? If you have suggestions for AVQ&A questions, ...
14:00 2019-08-18

Tell us about your pop culture weekend: June 28-30 Our weekly thought-starter asks you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend, and what did you think of it? If you have suggestions for AVQ&A questions, ...
07:34 2019-06-30

Tell us about your pop culture weekend: August 9-11 Our weekly thought-starter asks you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend, and what did you think of it? If you have suggestions for AVQ&A questions, ...
07:34 2019-08-11

Tell us about your pop culture weekend: August 2-4 Our weekly thought-starter asks you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend, and what did you think of it? If you have suggestions for AVQ&A questions, ...
21:17 2019-08-04

Western officials say new Ukrainian president poses threat to Putin A political newcomer whose anti-corruption pledges won him the presidency of Ukraine in a landslide could weaken Russian President Vladimir Putin, Western officials say....
07:51 2019-06-06

Police in western German state to reveal nationality in all crimes Police in North Rhine-Westphalia will now name every crime suspect's nationality — and not just in crimes where it's considered relevant. It's a sensitive topic against the background of recent immigr...
01:00 2019-08-28

Regulatory requirements behind Western Union's multi-cloud push The company's VP head of technology transformation detailed the global regulatory requirements that impact a cloud strategy at an organisation like Western Union....
18:17 2019-09-19

Storm inundates Southeast, including foot of rain in western N.C. More than 12 inches of rain has triggered major flooding in parts of western North Carolina as the southeastern United States faces more flooding downpours into midweek....
02:34 2019-06-10

Serena Williams has withdrawn from the 2019 Western & Southern Open Less than an hour before she was scheduled to play on Center Court, Serena Williams has withdrawn from the Western & Southern Open with a back injury        ...
13:34 2019-08-14

The Family: inside the sinister sect that has infected western democracy A disturbing new Netflix documentary shows how a rightwing Christian organisation has for decades secretly swayed US politics ... all the way to the topA clandestine religious sect secretly controls t...
14:34 2019-08-16

A$AP Rocky to headline Western USC’s Purple Fest despite assault conviction A day after American rapper A$AP Rocky was convicted of assault, the University Students' Council has confirmed he will still headline Purple Fest 2019. ...
15:34 2019-08-16

Wall collapses on huts in western India, killing 16 workers A fire official says a 23-meter (60-feet) high wall has collapsed on a cluster of tin-roofed huts in western India, killing at least 16 workers living there...
04:51 2019-06-29

Bruce Springsteen tries to lose himself under the cinematic scope of Western Stars Bruce Springsteen has spoken repeatedly about the influence of cinema on his music. Throughout the years, in numerous interviews (and his recent autobiography), he conjures impressions and memories of...
14:34 2019-06-12

Attack in western Mexico leaves more than a dozen police killed ‘Armed civilians’ shoot state officers executing a judicial orderMichoacán state has seen recent spike in violenceAt least 13 police officers were killed and three injured on Monday by gunmen in the w...
23:17 2019-10-14

Fungi that draws gold from its surroundings discovered in Western Australia Interaction that could signal new gold deposits ‘had to be seen to be believed’, CSIRO researcher says Fungi that draws gold from its surroundings has been discovered in Western Australia, stunning sc...
11:51 2019-05-24

Five Western countries, Turkey and UAE back Libyan state oil firm Five Western countries including the United States, as well as Turkey and the United Arab Emirates, support Libyan state oil firm NOC as the sole legitimate authority for the country's energy sector, ...
05:34 2019-09-23

Occidental puts plans to divest Western Midstream on ice -sources Occidental Petroleum Corp has put plans to divest part of its ownership in pipeline operator Western Midstream Partners on hold until next year, after failing to attract an offer it deemed attractive,...
00:00 2019-10-05

At Least 30 Dead, 200 Missing After Boat Sinks in Western Congo, Authorities Say (KINSHASA, Congo) — Authorities in western Congo say at least 30 people are dead and another 200 are missing after a boat sank on a lake. Simon Mboo Wemba, the mayor of Inongo, told The Associat...
04:34 2019-05-27

Netflix buys 'Power of the Dog' Western starring Moss, Cumberbatch Netflix has bought global rights to The Power of the Dog, a feature film directed by Jane Campion (The Piano, The Portrait of a Lady) and starring Elisabeth Moss and Benedict Cumberbatch. The streamin...
04:51 2019-05-31

Western intelligence hacked 'Russian Google' Yandex to spy on accounts Hackers working for Western intelligence agencies broke into Russian internet search company Yandex in late 2018 deploying a rare type of malware in an attempt to spy on user accounts, four people wit...
22:34 2019-06-27

Media reports say fire kills 15 students in western India NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian media reports say at least 15 students have been killed in a fire that broke out in a building in the western city of Surat. The Press Trust of India news agency quoted Gujarat...
16:34 2019-05-24

Floods hit western Greece days after deadly storm killed 7 Authorities evacuated dozens of citizens from flooded homes in western Greece on Sunday, a few days after seven people were killed by a violent storm in the north of the country....
17:00 2019-07-14

US Geological Survey says magnitude 5.9 earthquake hits western China BEIJING (AP) — US Geological Survey says magnitude 5.9 earthquake hits western China. The post US Geological Survey says magnitude 5.9 earthquake hits western China appeared first on LEX18.com....
18:34 2019-06-17

Police raiding homes of Iraqi gang in western Germany Police in western Germany are raiding premises linked to an Iraqi gang suspected of involvement in human trafficking, drug dealing, illegal arms trade and forging identity papers...
10:51 2019-05-22

At least 1 dead, 12 injured from storms, tornadoes in western Ohio and Dayton At least one person is dead and 12 injured after a severe storm system including tornadoes hit the Dayton, Ohio, area late Monday night, authorities said. About 68,000 households and businesses in the...
02:17 2019-05-29

Western UN envoys condemn China's Muslim 're-education' camps China is reportedly holding up to 1 million Uighurs in internment camps, described as "concentration camps" by rights groups. Diplomats rarely send open letters to the UN Human Rights Council to slam ...
01:00 2019-07-11

At least 11 dead, thousands evacuated as flash floods hit Western India At least 11 people have been killed and six are missing after the Western Indian city of Pune and its neighboring areas were hit by heavy rain and flash floods, a government official said on Wednesday...
11:00 2019-09-26

Bruce Springsteen: Western Stars review – quintessentially Boss (Columbia Records)Couched in the orchestral “countrypolitan” style of George Jones and Glen Campbell at the tail-end of the 1960s, Springsteen’s first album in five years delivers a sound like little ...
10:51 2019-06-16

‘Slaughter the Jews’ painted in Arabic on Western Wall in Jerusalem The chilling phrase was spray-painted in Arabic on the Kotel HaKatan, or "Little Western Wall," on Saturday in the Muslim Quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem, according to the Jewish Telegraphic Agen...
00:17 2019-07-22

Western Balkans: Merkel 'optimistic' about EU accession despite French doubts German Chancellor Angel Merkel assured Balkan states that negotiations to join the EU are in the bloc's interest, countering concerns by the French president, who insisted EU reforms must come before ...
19:34 2019-07-05

At least 10 dead after fuel truck collision in western Uganda: police At least 10 people were killed when a fuel truck exploded in flames after losing control and ramming into three cars in western Uganda on Sunday, police said in a statement....
10:34 2019-08-19

Rafael Nadal has withdrawn from the 2019 Western & Southern Open Citing fatigue following his Rogers Cup title in Montreal Sunday, Rafael Nadal, the No. 2-ranked player in the world, has withdrawn from the W&S Open        ...
19:00 2019-08-12

Saudi Arabian court takes child from US mother who is ‘too Western’ An American mother was desperately fighting for the custody of her daughter in Saudi Arabia on Sunday — after being ruled “too Western to raise the child” in the strict Islamic count...
19:34 2019-08-18

CHEAP: $60 for this 2TB Western Digital portable HD? TIME TO TEAR OFF OUR CLOTHES IN JOY Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! I love a good hard drive. It’s such a wonderful feeling to have a tiny little box filled with an array of digita...
03:34 2019-06-23

Exclusive: Western countries rebuke China at U.N. for detention of Uighurs Nearly two dozen countries have called on China to halt its mass detention of ethnic Uighurs in the Xinjiang region, the first such joint move on the issue at the U.N. Human Rights Council, according ...
15:51 2019-07-10

Western firms kowtow to China's increasing economic clout More and more Western firms are relying on the vast Chinese market for their sales and profits. But doing business in China means toeing the Communist Party's line and any criticism can cost them busi...
23:17 2019-10-11

Iran warns Western nations to ‘stay away’ from the Persian Gulf Iran’s president on Sunday warned Western nations to “stay away” from the Persian Gulf and said Tehran was working with regional partners to develop a security plan for the internati...
23:00 2019-09-22

Takeda kicks off sale of Western European drugs: sources Japan's Takeda Pharmaceutical Co has reached out to prospective bidders for a portfolio of drugs for sale in western Europe as it seeks to trim its debt following the $59 billion purchase of Shire, s...
02:00 2019-07-18

Bruce Springsteen ‘Western Stars’ review: Dancing in the stark at 70 Once a power-driving steel cowboy who was born to run, Bruce Springsteen — turning 70 this September — rides off into his golden years on his new album “Western Stars,” out today. On the LP — his firs...
02:34 2019-06-14

Zalando to build Rotterdam warehouse to serve western Europe Zalando , Europe's leading online fashion retailer, said it would build a 140,000 square meter warehouse near the Dutch port of Rotterdam to serve its customers in the Benelux countries, France, Spain...
06:51 2019-07-04

As the far-right culture war escalates, concerns grow Consolidating its major party status in recent European elections, the AfD succeeded in part through the use of the arts in its campaigning. Critics say it's part of an ongoing push for "cultural hege...
19:51 2019-05-31

A Pop-Culture Glossary for ‘Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood’ Quentin Tarantino’s film is filled with references to TV shows, movies and other totems of midcentury Los Angeles. We explain who’s who and what’s what....
18:34 2019-07-31

Tell us about your pop culture weekend: August 30-September 1 Our weekly thought-starter asks you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend, and what did you think of it? If you have suggestions for AVQ&A questions, ...
18:00 2019-09-01

Why culture’s ‘queerbaiting’ leaves me cold From Taylor Swift’s new video to M&S sandwiches, everyone is capitalising on Pride. Is it cause for concern?When Taylor Swift released her video for You Need to Calm Down, it was satirical news site t...
13:17 2019-06-29

Pop culture hit 'Gossip Girl' gets a makeover for HBO Max "Gossip Girl," the show that became a youth culture phenomenon with its trend-setting fashion and chronicling of the romantic lives of elite New York teens, is on its way back to television, this time...
02:17 2019-07-18

Denso's culture evolves to win over millennials Auto companies will have to offer broader learning experiences and flexible work schedules to attract and keep their employees, argues a top human resources officer at Japanese supplier Denso....
18:34 2019-08-08

How the Pop Culture Event MondoCon Has Changed, and So Have I When MondoCon 5 unofficially began at midnight this past Saturday morning, I thought I knew what to expect. When it ended Sunday evening though, it felt like I’d experienced not just two days of geeki...
07:17 2019-09-18

'We still need to be seen': behind the rise of black punk culture Amid increased backlash to the business of Afropunk, a host of collectives, festivals and artists of color have continued the punk resistance elsewhereIn the summer of 2001, a young first-time film-ma...
14:34 2019-08-16

Dangers Of Dieting Culture: This Man Looked Better Fat Despite the progress made by the body-positivity movement, there’s still a tremendous societal pressure to be thin, which can encourage people to try risky diets that do more harm than good. This stor...
09:00 2019-08-28

ONE Musicfest Is a Musical Homecoming for the Culture The universal impact that black people have had on music is undeniable. One could go as far to say that we invented music in all of its forms. We have not only used music to entertain ourselves and th...
02:34 2019-09-05

How to deal with a toxic gaming culture Women who play video games are often verbally abused or molested online. They've developed their defense mechanisms, and now the gaming industry is reacting too. But are protected spaces the right sol...
02:34 2019-08-20

China lashes out at Western businesses as it tries to cut support for Hong Kong protests China has long been sensitive about its image at home, controlling what it allows Western businesses and its own citizens to say or do there. Now, however, with Hong Kong in its fourth month of street...
20:51 2019-10-09

Chinese spies use Hong Kong to steal sensitive Western technology Hong Kong’s special trade relationship with the United States has given China the opportunity to steal sensitive technology it would not otherwise have access to, according to American lawmakers and o...
00:00 2019-09-13

Poland eyes green energy investments in Western Balkans: minister Polish energy groups could invest in renewable power in Western Balkan countries that eye European Union membership, Jadwiga Emilewicz, minister for entrepreneurship and technology said....
20:51 2019-06-22

Storms to come calling in western U.S. as record-challenging heat throttles back Following record heat into Tuesday, temperatures are forecast to throttle back over the West but with the risk of thunderstorms that may ignite new wildfires later this week and this weekend....
07:00 2019-08-07

Firefighters rescue squirrel stuck in manhole cover in western Germany Police, firefighters and a veterinary clinic had to join forces this week to rescue a red squirrel that got its head stuck in a manhole cover in western Germany....
03:17 2019-06-22

German ex-President Horst Köhler quits UN Western Sahara role Horst Köhler, who was president of Germany for six years, has left his post as UN envoy for the territory of Western Sahara. His departure on health grounds leaves efforts to resolve a decades-long di...
12:00 2019-05-23

Top State Dept. Official Steps Down From Post Overseeing Western Hemisphere Kimberly Breier had been assistant secretary of state for Western Hemisphere affairs for less than a year and helped supervise the restrictions the administration imposed on Cuba in April....
06:34 2019-08-08

Roger Federer cruises into third round at the 2019 Western & Southern Open Play was suspended for 61 minutes Tuesday night, which is exactly how long Roger Federer needed to win his 2019 Western & Southern Open debut        ...
13:34 2019-08-14

Floods kill 16, displace thousands in India's western Maharashtra state At least 16 people have died in India's western state of Maharashtra as heavy rains and overflowing rivers swamped five districts, forcing authorities to move more than 140,000 people to safer places,...
23:00 2019-08-07

Authorities in western Congo say at least 30 dead, another 200 missing after boat sinks on a lake KINSHASHA, Congo (AP) — Authorities in western Congo say at least 30 dead, another 200 missing after boat sinks on a lake. The post Authorities in western Congo say at least 30 dead, another 200 missi...
23:51 2019-05-26

'Western society has little space for ecstasy': back to Berlin's 90s club scene Feted for her macabre and freaky stage shows, Gisèle Vienne has created a time-bending piece of ‘physical philosophy’ inspired by her clubbing daysWhen Gisèle Vienne was growing up in Grenoble, France...
14:34 2019-09-30

Russia's largest search engine hacked by Western intelligence agencies The search engine Yandex, often referred to as Russia's Google, was the target of a cyberattack that occurred late last year which was orchestrated by hackers working for Western intelligence age...
10:17 2019-06-28

2019 N.H.L. Playoffs: In the Western Conference, Teams Known for Heartbreak Seek Glory The St. Louis Blues are the only “Expansion Six” team left without a Stanley Cup. The San Jose Sharks came later, but have endured similar heartbreak....
15:34 2019-05-21

‘Russia’s Google’ Yandex hacked by Western intelligence in 2018: sources Sources told Reuters the hackers appeared to be searching for technical information that could explain how Yandex authenticates user accounts. Such information could help a spy agency impersonate a us...
04:51 2019-06-28

ISIS urges followers to carry out attacks in major Western cities The terror group ISIS is calling upon its adherents to carry out terrorist attacks in the major Western cities of San Francisco, New York, and London, according to several social media posts monitored...
19:00 2019-07-31

From the archive: the western journalist who spent 777 days under arrest in China in 1967 It’s more than half a century since Reuters journalist Anthony Grey was arrested in Peking under drummed-up chargesOn 18 August 1967, Red Guards stormed the Peking (now Beijing) house of the Reuters j...
14:17 2019-10-13

Cyclone Vayu: Western Railway Cancels Trains, Here's The Full List IRCTC: In addition to this, various safety and security precautions are also being taken by Western Railway for train passengers of these prone areas under its jurisdiction -Veraval, Okha, Porbandar,....
17:00 2019-06-13

School closures triple in Central and Western Africa as education comes under fire A surge in “deliberate” attacks against students, teachers and schools in West and Central Africa has led to a tripling in school closures in the last year and left almost two million youngsters “robb...
21:00 2019-08-23

Boa constrictor may be 'at large' in western Sydney after huge snake skin found Residents warned following discovery of ‘freshly shed’ skin at the Cascades Estate in SilverdaleResidents in a western Sydney suburb have been warned an adult boa constrictor may be “at large” after a...
06:51 2019-10-14

Narmada River Crosses Danger Mark In Western Madhya Pradesh Officials are on alert as the Narmada river is flowing above the danger mark due to intermittent heavy rains since last one week and water inflow from dams in western Madhya Pradesh, submerging......
03:00 2019-08-27

True Grit at 50: the throwback western that gave John Wayne his only Oscar Released in the same year as The Wild Bunch and Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, Henry Hathaway’s western was defiantly old-fashioned in comparisonThe year 1969 was a true inflection point for the ...
11:17 2019-06-11

Eastern Libyan forces damaged civilian airport in western Libya: U.N. Eastern Libyan forces have seriously damaged with air strikes a civilian airport in western Libya lacking any military use, the United Nations said on Sunday....
00:00 2019-08-18

Western Japan residents warned to evacuate as heavy rain nears Japan warned of further life-threatening heavy rain on Kyushu, the southwesternmost of the country's main islands, after days of downpours and said people must evacuate....
17:17 2019-07-02

'Unprecedented' monsoon rains leave 14 people dead in western India The western Indian city of Pune was battered by 140 mm (5.5 inches) of rain in 48 hours this week, in what the Maharashtra state chief minister called an "unprecedented" level of monsoon rain....
20:34 2019-09-27

Sorry, general AI is still a long, long way off Artificial intelligence might have passed a school science test but when everyday tasks are still well beyond it's ability, we can't even talk about building general purpose AI....
15:00 2019-09-12

What's driving Asian markets right now Asian stocks rose slightly Monday. Investors are looking out this week for signs about how central banks around the world may take action to support economic growth....
12:00 2019-09-09

Trade war hits Asian FX Asiamoney ranks the top five counterparties and top three Asian counterparties in 11 different Asian jurisdictions as part of our 41st annual survey of liquidity consumption in the global FX markets....
03:34 2019-10-05

Will Yun Lee on Asian representation in Hollywood: ‘We’re getting there’ Will Yun Lee has had an illustrious acting career spanning two decades that includes memorable roles in a James Bond movie and the Wolverine franchise....
04:00 2019-08-10

What's driving Asian markets now Asian markets were mixed Tuesday as China took the next, critical step in a long-awaited money management reform, and as the United States gave the Chinese tech company Huawei a slight reprieve in Was...
10:00 2019-08-20

Alleged Cyber Attack on Russia's Yandex Used Malware Tied to Western Intelligence Hackers believed to be working for Western intelligence agencies “broke into Russian internet search company Yandex from October to November 2018,” deploying a malware variant called Regin that is “kn...
22:51 2019-06-30

Grab some tissues if you're going to watch this trailer for Bruce Springsteen's Western Stars film We wrote that Bruce Springsteen’s Western Stars sounded “for all the world like a soundtrack to a movie that doesn’t exist.” Well, now that movie does exist. It’s also called Western Stars and you can...
21:00 2019-08-19

Work on potential HIV vaccine to accelerate thanks to new cutting-edge Western University facility The facility was funded by Western's Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry and a significant grant from the Canada Foundation for Innovation, according to a release....
18:51 2019-07-31

Police: Teen Killed, 22 Injured When Semi Slams Into Vehicles In Western Kentucky EDDYVILLE, Ky. (LEX 18) — State Police said a teen was killed and 22 other people were injured, some critically, when a semi-trailer truck slammed into nearly a dozen vehicles Friday in far west...
13:01 2019-06-29

Springsteen's 'Western Stars' scores standing ovation at Toronto Film Festival Bruce Springsteen's concert movie "Western Stars" received a standing ovation at its premiere at the Toronto Film Festival on Thursday, with the rock star describing it as a "continuation of the stori...
10:00 2019-09-13

Western Digital bulks up IntelliFlash family with more NVMe, high density options Meanwhile, Western Digital's updated IntelliFlash software extends its data management feature set with transparent dataset migration and hybrid-cloud data mobility....
18:17 2019-07-16

Today is the western mobile debut of Professor Layton and the Diabolical Box, a puzzle game that ori Today is the western mobile debut of Professor Layton and the Diabolical Box, a puzzle game that originally came out in the U.S. in August, 2009. ...
21:34 2019-06-20

Western Digital starts sampling 18TB, 20TB SMR HDDs for data centers The company's 18TB CMR Ultrastar DC HC550 and 20TB Ultrastar DC HC650 SMR hard disk drives are designed to give hyperscale data centers more density and total cost of ownership to handle exabytes....
10:00 2019-09-04

Iran says it will breach nuclear deal enrichment limit, drawing Western concern Iran said on Monday it would breach internationally agreed curbs on its stock of low-enriched uranium in 10 days -- a move likely to worsen tensions with Washington -- but it added European nations co...
16:00 2019-06-17

Major snow dump in western states brings taste of winter to September Montana governor declares state of emergencyFreeze warnings in place in Utah, Idaho and WyomingTemperatures plunged across the Rocky Mountains on Monday as residents in Montana dug out from a wintry b...
23:34 2019-09-30

CNOOC halts field work at western Uganda project over Ebola fears Oil producer China National Offshore Oil Corp said on Thursday it had halted field work at its western Uganda project over an Ebola scare and would resume operations only after getting the green light...
10:34 2019-07-25

Iran’s President Rouhani Called on Western Powers to Leave Persian Gulf Alone (TEHRAN, Iran) — Iran’s president called Sunday on Western powers to leave the security of the Persian Gulf to regional nations led by Tehran, criticizing a new U.S.-led coalition patrolli...
17:00 2019-09-22

New A-League club Western United confirm Mark Rudan as inaugural coach Former Wellington boss signs three-year dealGertjan Verbeek named Adelaide’s new coach Western United have finally unveiled Mark Rudan as their inaugural manager following months of speculation that h...
05:51 2019-05-23

Bruce Springsteen: Western Stars review | Alexis Petridis's album of the week (Columbia Records)Trailed as a break with tradition, the lush orchestrations and swooning vocals of this finely wrought album, in fact, chime beautifully with Springsteen’s historyThe 19th Bruce Sprin...
14:17 2019-06-06

World No. 1 Naomi Osaka withdraws mid-match from Western & Southern Open with injury Early in the third set of a quarterfinal match Friday on Center Court, World No. 1 Naomi Osaka injured her left knee and could not continue        ...
13:00 2019-08-17

Fortnite Fortbyte 3 Location Accessible Using Skull Trooper Emoji At Western Most Point Accessible Using the Skull Trooper Emoji At The Western Most Point is the latest Fortbyte challenge players can complete today in Fortnite Battle Royale. Here's everything you need to know....
21:17 2019-06-21

American Madison Keys will play for her first Western & Southern Open title Sunday It may have been Madison Keys' first career semifinal match Saturday at the Western & Southern Open, but the 24-year-old wasn't fazed by the moment        ...
04:00 2019-08-18

No. 1 Novak Djokovic begins Western & Southern Open title defense in win over Sam Querrey Novak Djokovic began his Western & Southern Open title defense with a win over Sam Querrey in straight set Tuesday night on Center Court        ...
13:34 2019-08-14

'Ding dong, it's time': dancing tarantulas emerge in droves to mate in western US Males have begun their walkabout seeking a mate (and hoping not to get eaten) – and this year has seen a big turnoutGaggles of tarantulas are emerging from their burrows across the western US on a que...
08:00 2019-09-07

Cyclone Vayu: Mumbai's Western Railways Cancels Trains To Coastal Gujarat Cyclone Vayu: All the passenger and mail trains to Veraval, Okha, Porbandar, Bhavnagar, Bhuj and Gandhidham stations in Gujarat will be short-terminated or cancelled from 6 pm on Wednesday till Friday...
16:17 2019-06-12

Steph and Seth Curry shared a special moment after the Western Conference finals Stephen Curry and Seth Curry exchanged jerseys and a hug after Steph's Warriors completed the sweep of the Trail Blazers.        ...
01:51 2019-05-22

Amazon and Western Union team up to make it easier to shop online, then pay with cash Amazon will enable shoppers to buy online, then head to Western Union to pay with dollars, making it easier for those who prefer or need to use cash.       ...
18:51 2019-09-18

Exclusive: Western intelligence hacked 'Russia's Google' Yandex to spy on accounts - sources Hackers working for Western intelligence agencies broke into Russian internet search company Yandex in late 2018 deploying a rare type of malware in an attempt to spy on user accounts, four people wi...
21:51 2019-06-27

Roger Federer loses in Round of 16 to Andrey Rublev at the Western & Southern Open Roger Federer, a seven-time tournament champion, was eliminated from the Western & Southern Open in straight sets by Russian qualifier Andrey Rublev.        ...
13:00 2019-08-17

VW's Electric ID. Buggy Recalls '60s Car Culture in All the Right Ways This romping off-road prototype won’t find its way to dealership floors, but the electric platform on which it’s built previews the brand’s thrilling plans, says Dan Neil....
08:00 2019-08-23

How Sony's Walkman Created Headphone Culture As the Sony Walkman turns 40, we scrutinize the iconic tape deck’s impact on popular culture: the way we imbibe our chosen audio, discover music and shut out the world....
20:00 2019-08-16

Levi's, Wrangler vow to end rape culture in factories An investigation into denim manufacturing centers in Africa has unveiled systemic sexual abuse by local and foreign managers. Female garment workers suffered abuse, harassment, and retaliation if they...
12:34 2019-08-16

How startup culture in Germany is securing the best talent Germany is known for an efficient workforce. However, this may be outdated when it comes to company culture. Now to keep top talent, many companies are following startups and trading in ties for T-shi...
16:00 2019-09-06

Why Germany's nudist culture remains refreshing From lakes to saunas and parks: Is Germany's nudist culture, known as FKK, dying out or still making waves? It's still strong enough to inspire a change of attitude for Berlin-based expats....
10:00 2019-07-24

Museum of Weed explores cannabis culture Los Angeles' limited-time Weedmaps Museum of Weed explores the history and culture of marijuana in America. The experience opened on Aug. 3.       ...
16:00 2019-08-27

Is The Farewell the olive branch the US-China culture war needs? A film depicting a young Chinese-American woman’s experience highlights differences between the two countries – but may also signal hope for the future Similar to the hype surrounding the release last...
18:34 2019-09-23

Insolvency Law Has Ensured Better Credit Culture In Borrowers: CEA Responding to a query on what banks need to do to stem NPAs in the first place, the CEA said "the business of banking is about taking well evaluated risks."...
20:34 2019-05-22

China ban on some textbooks seen aimed at Uighur culture Detained textbook editor illustrates how even Uighurs who toed the China’s party line have been rebranded enemies of the state amid a sprawling system of surveillance and detention in Xinjiang...
07:34 2019-08-27

Stephen Colbert: 'America's gun culture is melting down' Late-night hosts examine the mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton – and the Republican non-response to them – with frustrationIn the wake of the mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, tha...
20:00 2019-08-06

Acheulian Culture Had ‘Surgical’ Skills in Butchery The Acheulian culture endured in the Levant for over a million years during the Lower Paleolithic period (1.4 million to 400,000 years ago). Its use of bifaces or large cutting tools like hand axes an...
04:17 2019-09-18

Joker Wants to Be a Movie About the Emptiness of Our Culture. Instead, It’s a Prime Example of It It’s official. With Joker, Joaquin Phoenix is a certified graduate of the Acme Academy of Dramatic Arts. You want acting? Come and get it. Skills on display include but are not limited to leerin...
11:00 2019-09-01

German 'welcome culture' still a new concept, study finds Right-wing extremist protests are on the rise and migrants continue to be targeted for violence. Has Germany's "welcome culture" come to an end? A new study by the Bertelsmann Foundation suggests othe...
10:34 2019-08-29

The rise of South Korea's 'loner' culture In a striking image by Korean photographer Nina Ahn, a solitary figure stands by a window, street lights glimmering around her. Another shows a woman in her 20s sitting alone on a guardrail beside an ...
07:34 2019-06-17

The Londoner: Pret man Stewart sparks culture war Rory Stewart on his Pret order | Morpurgo on his early story-telling | Capitalism on show as Marx book on sale for £500,000 | Steve Baker on his battle with Boris | London Film Festival round up...
13:51 2019-10-07

Jean-ius: The top 10 denim moments in pop culture history Daisy Dukes’ eponymous denim shorts from “The Dukes of Hazzard” have been named the most iconic moment in denim history. A survey of 2,000 Americans has revealed some of the key moments in...
04:34 2019-07-10

Here's proof the Grand Canyon is a pop culture icon The Grand Canyon has long been a source of inspiration, appearing in Thelma and Louise, Joe Dirt, The Brady Bunch and National Lampoon's Vacation.       ...
20:00 2019-10-01

50 years after the Stonewall riots, is NYC’s gay-bar culture dying? On Friday, New York City — and the world — is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising. In the decades since the riots, the gay-rights movement has made huge strides in the US, from ...
08:00 2019-06-29

Culture shock for ‘big yoghurt’ as foodies switch to DIY Commercial sales dip but environmental concerns make home yoghurt kits a growth areaSue Reed, who lives in Northumberland and runs a business knitting with recycled wool, has been making her own yoghu...
10:01 2019-05-26

Stephen Colbert says America’s gun culture is ‘melting down’ Following U.S. President Donald Trump's remarks addressing mass shootings in Texas and Ohio, Stephen Colbert lashed out at the leader in his show's opening monologue....
20:34 2019-08-07

Spelling Bee’s 8-way tie is participation trophy culture at its worst If you’re smart enough to spell erysipelas correctly, chances are you also are smart enough to know that an eight-way tie isn’t really winning. But the Scripps Montessori School, er, National Spelling...
20:51 2019-05-31

Being a sober mom in the middle of a wine mom culture is isolating I wasn’t quite sure when I finally decided to quit drinking. But I did know one thing: I couldn’t parent little kids with three or four glasses of wine in my system....
18:17 2019-07-15

Libraries’ Culture Pass Signs Up 70,000 in First Year The Queens, Brooklyn and New York libraries’ initiative has partnered with 17 new cultural institutions since its inception, bringing the number of participants up to 50....
17:34 2019-08-13

Just Tim Tebow Hootin' And Hollerin' About "Selfish Culture" On First Take Future Mets All-Star Tim Tebow was on First Take Friday morning to talk with Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman about California’s legislative push to allow college athletes to profit from endorsement...
21:00 2019-09-13

Andre Mack wants to bring hip hop culture to winemaking Andre Mack wants to revolutionize the wine industry and be a positive example for other winemakers of color.       ...
22:17 2019-06-07

Before building another telescope, learn from Hawaiian culture Amid continued protests over the construction of the Thirty Metre Telescope on Mauna Kea, Haunani Kane suggests scientists can learn from Hawaiian culture...
21:51 2019-07-31

“In a Culture War Over the Military, Bruce Springsteen Stands Alone “ Some musicians make songs praising troops, like Toby Keith (“American Soldier”) and Kid Rock (“Warrior”). Others rail against war, like M.I.A. (“P.O.W.A.”) and Neil...
12:17 2019-06-13

Decoding all those 'Stranger Things' '80s pop culture references It's 1985, and the only thing Hawkins, Indiana, has more of than bizarre supernatural/pseudo-scientific phenomena is a plethora of pop culture touchstones. One can be a major "Stranger Things" fan and...
05:17 2019-07-10

Brandi Chastain’s sports bra changed women’s soccer — and women’s history — 20 years ago With the U.S. women’s soccer team in Sunday's World Cup finals, we revisit Chastain's game-winning penalty kick and the exuberant, underwear-exposing celebration that followed....
07:17 2019-07-08

U.S. Needs Cabinet Agency Focused on Women and Girls, Says Former Ambassador for Global Women’s Issues It’s time for President Donald Trump to create a Cabinet-level agency focused on women and girls to help “guarantee that women’s issues don’t get shoved aside,” says a fo...
20:51 2019-05-30

Rights Body, Women's Panel Want Probe Into Alleged Torture Of Assam Women A day after Assam police suspended two cops for allegedly stripping and torturing three women inside a police outpost in Darrang district, the National Human Rights Commission and the National......
19:17 2019-09-18

This Is the Most Anticipated Women’s World Cup Ever. But Corruption and Abuse Still Block Women From Soccer The biggest women’s sports tournament of 2019 will begin in Paris on Friday. The top 24 teams in the world will be descending on France to compete for the title of World Champions at the FIFA Wo...
21:34 2019-06-05

International Women's Day: Empowering more women decision-makers ‘essential’, says Guterres Under the theme “Think Equal, Build Smart, Innovate for Change”, the United Nations hosted its flagship event celebrating International Women’s Day on Friday to recognize unsung women from across the ...
23:51 2019-05-21

Lean in, listen and learn from the trailblazing women on Women Tech Charge podcast series two Women Tech Charge is back. From racing cars to presenting Countdown and doing the special effects for Star Wars, meet some of the new guests for season two...
20:51 2019-10-08

Beto O'Rourke rolls out women's equality plan with workplace protections for pregnant women and parents Beto O'Rourke unveiled Wednesday a plan aimed at guaranteeing women's equality in the workplace, featuring proposals that would mandate equal pay, require accommodations for pregnant women and reduce ...
00:17 2019-10-10

Why do women fake orgasms – and is it anti-feminist? We asked five women Research suggests straight women who hold hostile views about feminism are more likely to fake it. We asked readers for their viewsWhen and why have you faked an orgasm? Tell us hereDo you feel uncomf...
15:51 2019-10-08

Fantasy Basketball Draft Prep: Western Conference training camp battles to watch There is opportunity in closely following whose pulling ahead in camp and preseason competition. Here are Western Conference position battles that can yield Fantasy payoffs....
23:34 2019-09-12

Chinese foreign minister claims 'black hand' of Western involvement in Hong Kong Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has accused the "black hand" of Western forces of attempting to use recent mass demonstrations in Hong Kong to "stir up trouble" in the city....
20:17 2019-06-20

Venus Williams upsets defending Western & Southern Open champion No. 5 Kiki Bertens Venus Williams knocked off defending Western & Southern Open champion and the No. 5 player in the world Kiki Bertens Tuesday        ...
13:34 2019-08-14

Turkey's Erdogan threatens to 'open the gates,' allow Syrian refugees to leave for Western countries The president of Turkey said Thursday he would be forced to “open the gates” and allow a route for Syrian refugees to travel into western Europe unless a deal is reached with the U.S. by the end of th...
15:00 2019-09-05

Western Union shares drop on fear new Facebook cryptocurrency will take money transfer business Shares of Western Union fell on excitement around the potential of sending money internationally without fees with Facebook's new cryptocurrency....
19:17 2019-06-18

Watch: Bruce Springsteen narrates new 'Western Stars' trailer based on latest album The trailer to Bruce Springsteen's movie "Western Stars" collects The Boss's latest hits and his wisdom as he narrates the trailer to the film he co-directed with Thom Zimmy....
06:00 2019-08-20

Sharks vs Blues NHL live stream: how to watch the 2019 Western Conference Finals online So who's it going to be: the San Jose Sharks or the St. Louis Blues that go to the 2019 Stanley Cup? The Western Conference Finals side of the NHL Playoffs has been super tight so far and you can...
01:17 2019-05-22

D-Day 75th anniversary: Theresa May to highlight importance of western alliance as she hosts world leaders Theresa May is to call for continued Western unity in tackling "new and evolving security threats" as she commemorates the 75th anniversary of D-Day....
05:01 2019-06-05

Defending Western & Southern Open champion Novak Djokovic loses to Daniil Medvedev There will be a new men's Western & Southern Open champion holding the Rookwood Cup on Sunday after Novak Djokovic was upset Saturday night        ...
22:00 2019-08-18

Serena Williams practiced at the Western & Southern Open ahead of her match Tuesday night When the two-time Western & Southern Open champion emerged onto the practice court she was greeted with thundering applause        ...
21:00 2019-08-13

Matteo Salvini, the closest thing Western Europe has to Trump, coming to White House Italy's deputy prime minister — who is visiting Washington this weekend — is proving that perhaps the best way to have decent relations with Trump’s administration is to be a little bit like the presi...
02:34 2019-06-15

Asian deals that define the decades Asiamoney has chosen three deals – across equity and debt markets, and M&A – from each of the past three decades since the magazine was launched; some are good, some are bad, but all have had an unden...
16:00 2019-09-30

Asian shares dip on geopolitical tensions, oil up 1% Most Asian share markets slipped on Monday as investors waited for more clarity on the Sino-U.S. trade talks after recent negotiations, while oil gained more than 1% as Middle East tensions remained e...
08:34 2019-09-23

Is it time for Asian banks to go global? As Asia’s share of world GDP and global capital increases, the trend among Asia-based banks is for regional rather than global expansion. The region’s leading chief executives explain their approach t...
14:51 2019-05-21

Asian Stocks Slip as G-20 Begins Asian stocks slipped on Friday as investors awaited a meeting between Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping at the Group of 20 summit, where trade negotiations will be top of the agenda....
10:00 2019-06-28

UK's IQE reassures investors with Asian orders Cardiff-based IQE Plc expects new supply chains in Asia to provide significant orders, the supplier of semiconductor wafer to Apple Inc said on Tuesday, sending its shares up more than 13%....
12:01 2019-07-23

The beginner’s guide to Asian hot sauces Down the street from my house sits a lovely Asian grocery called Saigon Market. I’ve been there dozens of times since moving to South Bend, Indiana, a year ago, mostly to pick up last-minute produce o...
05:00 2019-10-04

'Barcelona with rain': Galway promises deluge of culture Irish city welcomes Atwood and celebrates Homer as 2020 European capital of cultureHomer’s Odyssey is to be read aloud on the wind-battered beaches of Ireland’s west coast to celebrate claims that som...
20:17 2019-09-18

‘The Dead Don’t Die’ Review: Zombies Gobbling Up Scraps of Pop Culture Jim Jarmusch’s movie, starring Bill Murray, Adam Driver, Tilda Swinton and a bunch of other interesting people, respects the genre without committing to it....
20:34 2019-06-13

Pop culture is changing the tourism industry – the proof is in Chernobyl Chernobyl, the site of a nuclear accident that left the city abandoned, is seeing a spike in visitors following the release of HBO's popular miniseries based on the events....
15:51 2019-06-15

Turin city break: the best music, restaurants and culture Electro music fans are heading to Turin for this weekend’s Kappa Futurfestival, but this also one of the best cities in Italy for culture and affordable restaurantsWithout Turin, Italy would be a tota...
09:17 2019-07-03

Deaths in custody — the culture of police torture in Pakistan Recent cases of custodial deaths have angered the Pakistani people, who are demanding immediate justice for the victims. But reforming the "police torture culture" would be a mammoth task. Haroon Janj...
16:51 2019-09-18

Is Japan's after-work drinking culture a thing of the past? Japan's corporate culture traditionally demands long hours, commitment to the company, and frequent drinking sessions. Peer-pressure is still there, but a younger generation of workers is beginning to...
14:17 2019-10-07

How A Handful of Yamnaya Culture Nomads Became the Fathers of Europe The origins of modern Europeans are shrouded in mystery and wracked by controversy. Archaeologists and linguists have long debated the origins of the Indo-European language family as well as the origi...
21:01 2019-06-06

Are millennials really driving ‘cancel culture’ - or is it their overcautious critics? Older generations argue that young people’s insistence on equality in all things – including books – threatens to stifle free speech. But is that always true?I wouldn’t normally air my dirty literary ...
15:51 2019-07-10

"Culture Of Violence" Silencing Dissent: Aparna Sen, 27 Others Speak Up Prominent members of Kolkata's civil society have spoken up again, condemning the "culture of violence and intolerance" that made film-maker Anurag Kashyap quit the microblogging platform Twitter......
17:00 2019-08-20

A whole new world: does the new Aladdin fetishise Middle Eastern culture? Guy Ritchie’s new film evokes a fantasy Arabia, following Hollywood’s long tradition of problematic stereotypes A new Aladdin movie means a return to Hollywood’s perennial Arab problem, which in this ...
16:34 2019-05-21

Where to Find Native American Culture and a Good Read Birchbark Books & Native Arts, owned by the novelist Louise Erdrich, provides indigenous-language guides, literature and crafts — and the latest best sellers....
19:17 2019-07-31

Wangan Midnight Might Be the Most Socially Advanced Fictionalization of Car Culture The 26-episode anime series Wangan Midnight is ostensibly about Japanese street racers, wrenching, and a Datsun Z that may or may not be demonically possessed. It sounds wacky but somehow the show’s f...
02:51 2019-06-08

Rural 4G deal can be achieved, culture secretary believes The Culture Secretary reportedly believes a deal between the government and mobile operators to improve rural coverage without the need for a national roaming network is near – despite the ongo...
16:17 2019-07-24

What's special about Germany's public swimming pool culture Dipping in the pool, snacking on french fries and ice cream, sunbathing in the park: That's how people spend a day at the "Freibad." Here's a look at some of the Germans' typical habits at outdoor pub...
11:51 2019-05-29

Culture under scrutiny: What AfD gains at the polls imply for the arts Populism is having its moment around the world — to the chagrin of many artists. The shake-up of the political landscape in Saxony and Brandenburg is already impacting cultural institutions in eastern...
13:34 2019-09-02

Rape culture is as American as apple pie | Arwa Mahdawi We live in a society in which sexual violence is so normalized that one in 16 women lost their virginity through rapeSign up for The week in patriarchy, a newsletter​ on feminism and sexism sent every...
02:17 2019-09-22

From bratwurst to insect burgers: Snack bar culture in Germany A diverse rang of snack bars and street food can be found in German cities these day. But it was long journey from greasy currywurst stand to vegan food truck. Here's a look at German snack trends fro...
01:51 2019-07-09

C.J. Mosley tasked with becoming center of Jets defense and culture As the Jets get close to training camp, I am examining the roster and giving you my top 25 players. Each weekday, we will reveal another person on the list, leading right into camp. I am not including...
20:34 2019-07-22

He Captured a Clandestine Gay Culture Amid the Derelict Piers Alvin Baltrop’s photographs of the abandoned Hudson River piers and the people who populated them in the 1970s and ’80s have been all but ignored. Until now....
02:17 2019-09-20

FROM THE FIELD: Balancing Morocco’s indigenous culture and conservation The delicate balance between indigenous farming practices and conservation in Morocco is under threat, but according to the UN, local communities in the Western High Atlas Mountains are finding ways t...
04:34 2019-08-04

70 years of currywurst: The evolution of snack bar culture in Germany A diverse range of snack bars and street food can be found in German cities these days. But it was a long journey from greasy currywurst stand to vegan food truck. A look at German snack trends from p...
03:34 2019-09-05

Pope urges end to 'culture of insults' in Pentecost message Social media fosters a "culture of insults," Pope Francis has told Sunday Pentecost churchgoers in Rome. In Berlin, Protestant bishop Markus Droge warned against propagators of lies intent on "undermi...
19:51 2019-06-09

Ballers to Honey Boo Boo: pop culture tastes of the Democratic candidates After Pete Buttigieg revealed his affection for Rebel Wilson comedies, what can we learn from the film, music and TV choices of the other presidential possibilities?This is a crucial time for the 2020...
10:00 2019-10-03

Woke-washing: how brands are cashing in on the culture wars From M&S’s LGBT sandwich to Kendall Jenner stopping a riot with a Pepsi can, corporate business is adept at adopting our concerns. But is it all a cynical marketing ploy?Imagine getting angry over a s...
19:00 2019-05-23

How Liz Johnson Artur chronicled black culture – in pictures The photography of Russian-Ghanian Liz Johnson Artur is being showcased in her first solo exhibition, now on at the Brooklyn Museum in New York until 18 August. It spans three decades of work and offe...
08:17 2019-07-17

Low and slow: These Lowriders celebrate the culture of custom cars Lowriding culture has a Mexican-American heritage and emerged in the '40s and '50s. It was later popularized in music.       ...
21:17 2019-09-16

The woman fighting back against India's rape culture When a man tried to rape Usha Vishwakarma she fought back by setting up self-defence classes and vowed to teach a million women and girls how to fight off sex attackers....
06:51 2019-06-04

Biden Has Not Changed. The Politics, Culture and Mood of His Party Have. Many of Joe Biden’s views that are currently drawing criticism have been evident for years. But they are now provoking an entirely different response....
23:00 2019-06-21

Employee recognition a vital part of workplace culture: Ask HR Recognizing team members is one of the most basic and fundamental things we as business leaders, people managers and HR professionals do.       ...
07:00 2019-09-11

Vogue 25 Women: The Duchess of Sussex and Phoebe Waller-Bridge make it onto the list of 25 women shaping 2019 Vogue has put together their annual list of the 25 most influential women working in Britain, with this year's featuring Naomi Campbell, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, and the Duchess of Sussex....
12:17 2019-06-07

Chelsea Women vs Tottenham Women: London derby will build on World Cup effect, says England star Fran Kirby England Lioness Lioness Fran Kirby says a showcase clash between Chelsea and Tottenham is a "massive opportunity to build on the World Cup effect" and get more girls involved in grassroots football....
14:00 2019-09-02

From Jackie Aina to the CROWN Coalition, Black Women Lead Glamour’s List of Women Changing the Beauty Industry It’s our turn. That’s the message Glamour magazine is giving black women, with the release of its “Women of the Year All Year” list honoring the biggest influencers in beauty. Of the 12 women the maga...
19:34 2019-08-16

South Western Railway strike: Royal Ascot racegoers face travel chaos as five-day walkout gets under way Thousands of racegoers heading to Royal Ascot face travel chaos this week as a five-day strike in the long-running dispute over guards on trains gets under way....
11:17 2019-06-17

Indian news agency reports that 15 children have been killed in a building fire in the western state of Gujarat SURAT, India (AP) — Indian news agency reports that 15 children have been killed in a building fire in the western state of Gujarat. The post Indian news agency reports that 15 children have been kill...
16:34 2019-05-24

Geese, plover … and blast-off: Western Isles spaceport threatens wildlife and tourism, locals fear North Uist could be home to a new rocket site – but islanders say it would damage important habitatsRocky headlands frame the silvery white sands of Scolpaig Bay on the western coast of North Uist. Th...
11:00 2019-09-22

2017 Western & Southern Open champ Grigor Dimitrov ousted by Stan Wawrinka in three sets The 2017 Men's Western & Southern Open champion Grigor Dimitrov led off Tuesday's play with a match against Stan Wawrinka        ...
13:34 2019-08-14

Asian nations scramble to contain pig disease outbreaks HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Asian nations are scrambling to contain the spread of the highly contagious African swine fever with Vietnam culling 2.5 million pigs and China reporting more than a million dead...
14:34 2019-06-20

'SNL' adds first Asian cast member, 2 more for Season 45 'Saturday Night Live' announced three new cast members for Season 45 including its first Asian cast member, Bowen Yang, plus Chloe Fineman and Shane Gillis. "SNL" returns Saturday, Sept. 28....
20:34 2019-09-12

Asian insurer FWD is expanding aggressively in Asia Over the past six years, insurer FWD Group has spent $6 billion to buy over firms in Asia. This has established the company's presence in Hong Kong, Macau, Singapore, Japan, Thailand, Indonesia, ...
10:17 2019-09-20

Asian IPO Flop Gives Budweiser Brewer a Hangover Shares in Anheuser-Busch InBev and its potential Asian takeover targets fell Monday as investors digested the failure of a plan to create a new Hong Kong acquisition vehicle....
20:17 2019-07-15

Asian Startups Scrap Over Shared Scooters Local startups are moving to grab market share as the scooter-sharing industry comes to the Asia-Pacific region, setting up a battle with global players like U.S.-based Lime....
13:00 2019-06-01

US Warns China On Behaviour Towards Its Asian Neighbours The United States warned China on Saturday against threatening its neighbours' sovereignty and said Washington was investing in new military technology in the next five years to keep Asia stable....
16:17 2019-06-01

Mom accuses DOE of ‘disrespecting’ Asian-American community The city Department of Education has once again “disrespected” the Asian-American community, convening a forum at a time that’s nearly impossible for many working parents to attend, according to an ir...
03:17 2019-06-23

Asian shares, dollar brace for China GDP Asian shares started the week on a softer note on Monday after posting their first weekly decline since early June, while the dollar was on the defensive ahead of key economic data from China....
05:34 2019-07-15

Fibonacci Numbers in Asian Stocks: Watch Hong Kong's Hang Seng stock index recently reversed its June rally -- and the reversal came at the Fibonacci .618 retracement point. Watch to see what this implies for Hang Seng from here....
21:51 2019-07-10

Asian customers not impressed with Apple’s new iPhone 11 Apple’s new, lower-priced iPhone that comes with a faster processor but lacks 5G technology disappointed Asia, where cheaper and feature-packed handsets from rivals are already available. The iP...
19:00 2019-09-11

Rupee, Other Asian Currencies Recover Some Of Losses People's Bank of China's firmer-than-expected yuan fixing helped pull the currency from the lows it touched on Monday, but it still held beyond the 7-per-dollar level that it broke for the first time....
17:34 2019-08-06

German filmmaker Volker Schlöndorff says far-right populism a threat to culture Many of director Volker Schlöndorff's films focus on German history, such as "The Tin Drum." He told DW why recent regional election gains for the AfD are just as damaging to the cultural realm as the...
02:00 2019-09-04

Google Arts & Culture made an AR gallery that celebrates color Last year, Google released an augmented reality feature for its Arts & Culture app that turns phones into a pocket-sized museum dedicated to Vermeer paintings. Now, the tech giant has rolled out a...
15:34 2019-07-17

Trump, frustrated by unpopularity with Jews, thrusts Israel into his culture war The president’s words about Jews magnify his transactional approach to politics and his miscalculation that his support for Israel should automatically translate into electoral support from Jewish Ame...
14:34 2019-08-22

Pope laments current “culture of insults,” church propaganda VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has lamented what he calls today’s “culture of insults” in the world. In his homily during Pentecost Mass Sunday in St. Peter’s Square, Francis...
13:51 2019-06-09

Ted Cruz: Google has 'a staggering amount of power' to shape culture Senator Ted Cruz told a top Google executive for Tuesday that "more and more Americans demand accountability from Big Tech," alleging the Silicon Valley giant is biased against conservatives....
00:17 2019-07-17

Landmark paternity case challenges Japan's work culture A 38-year-old Japanese national has filed a lawsuit against his employer for alleged harassment after taking paternity leave, in a landmark case that looks set to challenge Japan's often highly-gender...
13:34 2019-09-12

Olympics: Shonan the birthplace of Japan's modern surf culture Surfing makes its Olympic debut next year at Chiba’s Ichinomiya beach but for many Japanese it is the Shonan coast, 50 kilometers south of Tokyo, that is regarded as the birthplace of the country’s mo...
04:00 2019-07-23

Chile’s SuperGran Is Last Living Keeper Of A 10,000-Year-Old Language and Culture The 10,000-year-old Yaghan language of Chile's remote Tierra del Fuego has ‘one’ remaining fluent speaker left, and the entire ancient culture is on the very edge of dying out altogether. ...
12:34 2019-06-04

New Bad Loan Norms To Sustain Credit Culture Improvement: Shaktikanta Das The revised framework for resolving stressed assets by offering lenders a 30-day period to label an account an NPA but has withdrawn all other resolution methods....
01:34 2019-06-09

'We are Texas because of guns': El Paso carnage unlikely to dent state's gun culture Texans can carry handguns openly in most public places and the state tends to respond to shootings by loosening controls“It’s just a moral disaster, it’s heartbreaking,” said Dan Golvach of the mass s...
22:34 2019-08-09

Gothic music, culture fans gather at German festival LEIPZIG, Germany (AP) — Thousands of Goth music and culture fans have gathered in the eastern German city of Leipzig for the annual Wave Gothic Festival, this year featuring some 220 artists. The fest...
11:00 2019-06-08

The best pop culture of year so far stars in The A.V. Club's favorite stories of the week Here’s a compilation of our favorite features published this week. Be sure to follow along with our TV recaps and check out all our recent reviews....
14:00 2019-06-22

Without pop culture contenders, Tony awards audience slumps to all-time low The television audience for Broadway theater's Tony awards slumped to an all-time low in the absence of pop culture juggernauts like "Harry Potter" and "Hamilton."...
03:51 2019-06-11

Selfie culture has doomed the world’s most precious tourist sites Instagram posts of the blooming poppy fields in Lake Elsinore last March inspired thousands to flock to the small Southern California town. A total of 100,000 visited in just one day, causing so much ...
02:00 2019-08-25

UN General Assembly celebrates 20 years of promoting a culture of peace Just as the greatest global challenges cannot be solved by a single country, peace cannot be pursued in isolation, outgoing UN General Assembly President María Fernanda Espinosa said on Friday....
23:00 2019-09-13

Apollo 11 at 50: Space program transfixed Americans, changed pop culture Manned space missions since 1961 have influenced pop culture -- entertainment, architecture, fashion, consumer goods and language. The Apollo 11 moon landing was the pinnacle....
22:34 2019-06-19

Curious foreigners get rare chance to sample Emirati culture No question was off limits for curious tourists and foreign residents of Dubai wanting to learn more about Emirati culture and the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan....
15:00 2019-05-21

‘The Rooster Must Be Defended’: France’s Culture Clash Reaches a Coop A dispute between residents of a small island off France’s western coast and summer vacationers taps into France’s still unbroken connection to its agricultural past....
11:17 2019-06-23

Hanfu movement sweeps China in revival of traditional culture Li Doudou's gray kitten squeezes in next to her as she sits painstakingly applying makeup and putting up her hair in a bun adorned with elaborate ornaments....
07:51 2019-09-20

Harlan Lane, Vigorous Advocate for Deaf Culture, Dies at 82 Dr. Lane saw the deaf as part of a distinct ethnic group with their own vibrant culture, and he opposed the use of cochlear implants for deaf children....
18:17 2019-07-31

FROM THE FIELD: Keeping Morocco’s indigenous culture and conservation in balance The delicate balance between indigenous farming practices and conservation in Morocco is under threat, but according to the UN, local communities in the Western High Atlas Mountains are finding ways t...
12:51 2019-06-05

The 7 'coolest' neighborhoods across the US where the food is good, the art scene is hot, and the culture is thriving Mia2you/Shutterstock It's time to get lost in a new neighborhood. Time Out recently released its list of 50 coolest neighborhoods in the world — and seven of them are in the US. From Astoria, N...
17:51 2019-10-08

Ross Perot's pop culture ubiquity remains hilarious and weird Ross Perot, the Texas billionaire who twice ran for president as a third-party candidate, has died, the Dallas News reports. The verbose, aphorism-spewing 89-year old died after a five-year struggle w...
22:34 2019-07-09

Update: The mobbing of Steven Crowder shows the perils of PC culture Today is a day that ends in y, so the outrage mob is in full-swing once again. The latest victim of cancel-culture is comedian Steven Crowder, a polemicist whose unfiltered style has made him the targ...
22:51 2019-06-05

How Greta Thunberg became the new front in the Brexit culture war | Gaby Hinsliff Nigel Farage and his hangers-on need a new rallying cause, so they’ve turned on this 16-year-old with frightening vitriolShe looks both younger than her age and old enough to have the cares of the wor...
04:34 2019-08-18

NJ woman sues Caesars for fostering ‘male-dominated culture’ A New Jersey woman is suing casino chain Caesars for fostering a male-dominated culture that looked the other way as she was retaliated against for complaining about a creepy incident with a superior,...
07:34 2019-07-19

Joker director: 'Woke culture' makes comedies too difficult Todd Phillips, director of the much-hyped Joker film, has said he moved away from comedies because they are now too difficult to make with today's "woke culture"....
12:00 2019-10-02

Yoga Symbolises India's Culture, History: Nitin Gadkari Union minister Nitin Gadkari today said yoga is a symbol of India's ancient culture, history and heritage and it is practiced with great enthusiasm across the world....
11:51 2019-06-21

Don Quixote, fentanyl and gun culture: Salman Rushdie's 'Quichotte' is a bit of a mess Even Salman Rushdie concedes his 14th novel "Quichotte" - which loosely conjures the spirit of "Don Quixote" - is a bit of a mess.        ...
06:17 2019-09-17

Marlon Wayans Comes for Cancel Culture: 'You Know, Freedom of Speech. What Happened to That?' Fresh off the heels of his brand new Netflix comedy Sextuplets—which is actually pretty damn funny—Marlon Wayans made a pitstop on Buzzfeed’s AM to DM Thursday to discuss a myriad of topics. However, ...
19:34 2019-08-16

Culture minister to make statement on 5G review on Monday: UK PM spokesman British culture minister Jeremy Wright is due to make a statement on a review of next generation 5G telecommunications networks on Monday, Prime Minister Theresa May's spokesman said, adding it would ...
17:51 2019-07-22

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

Mysterious megastructures of the elusive Tripolye culture unearthed in Ukraine The excavation of a Stone Age community center in Ukraine is helping explain why large groups of tens of thousands of people flourished and then fell more than 5,000 years ago....
19:00 2019-09-26

Behind Gardner Minshew’s mustache: Meet NFL’s counter-culture star Gardner Minshew is an unlikely reminder that you can come out of nowhere, you can be an afterthought no one believed in, and you can write a story of perseverance so compelling that you are suddenly a...
22:00 2019-09-28

Culture minister to make statement on 5G review on Monday - UK PM spokesman British culture minister Jeremy Wright is due to make a statement on a review of next generation 5G telecommunications networks on Monday, Prime Minister Theresa May's spokesman said, adding it would ...
13:00 2019-07-22

Tesla Needs Its Battery Maker. A Culture Clash Threatens Their Relationship. CEO Elon Musk’s behavior has rattled some top executives at Panasonic, and both sides are pointing fingers about production. “If the Gigafactory project doesn’t succeed, we would both fail.”...
20:17 2019-10-08

2020 Presidential Democratic Candidates Reveal Their Pop Culture Favorites The 2020 Presidential Democratic candidates are here to give E! readers a rare glimpse inside who they really are--and we dig deep to find out their pop culture favorites, must-haves and much,......
21:51 2019-07-18

Tyler Perry Wants to Leave a Legacy by Building a Shelter for Trafficked Women and Girls, Homeless Women and Displaced LGBTQ Youth With the recent grand opening of Tyler Perry Studios, Tyler Perry’s legacy is pretty much cemented. However, making a difference in Hollywood is not the only way Perry wants to pay it forward....
01:51 2019-10-12

Robot baristas may be the future of South Korea's coffee culture In Seoul, robot baristas take orders remotely and brew fresh coffee. But many fear automation is putting young Koreans out of work.        ...
16:51 2019-06-06

Curious Ceramics: Traces of Mysterious Pre-Hispanic Culture Emerge in Ecuador Archaeologists working at the pre-Hispanic site of Real Alto near the coast of Ecuador have discovered the remnants of a mysterious culture dating to the earliest stages of inhabitation in the America...
19:00 2019-07-31

Pope, on Madagascar visit, condemns clan culture of privilege, graft Pope Francis, on a visit to Madagascar, on Sunday condemned what he said was its clan culture of privilege and corruption that allows a very few to live in wealth while the vast majority languish in g...
10:00 2019-09-09

Oxfam 'had culture of tolerating poor behaviour', sex scandal report finds Oxfam had a "culture of tolerating poor behaviour" and failed to report child abuse claims against its staff in Haiti, a damning report into the charity's sex scandal has found....
15:17 2019-06-11

India, Bahrain Sign Agreements In Space Technology, Culture Exchange India and Bahrain on Saturday agreed to collaborate in the areas of space technology, solar energy and culture exchange as Prime Minister Narendra Modi held comprehensive talks with his Bahraini......
00:00 2019-08-25

Beyond the Mists of Time: The Mysterious Timoto-Cuica Culture of the Venezuelan Andes When we speak of the pre-Columbian South American civilizations, the first to come to mind are the Incas, the Tiwanaku, the Nazca, or perhaps even the Mayans. ...
16:34 2019-08-09

Amazon cowboys: rodeo culture rides high in Brazil – in pictures Along a forest road in the small town of Monte Negro in Rondônia state, just south of the Amazon basin, cowboys from the area’s vast cattle ranches display their talent at a rodeo. In recent years, Mo...
14:00 2019-09-10

UNESCO food and culture forum dishes up fresh serving of SDGs Strengthening cultural heritage and culture-related food practices boosts social inclusion, economic development and well-being, the UN’s deputy culture chief told participants at the UNESCO agency’s ...
07:34 2019-09-14

Alternative city breaks: Utrecht, the Netherlands – restaurants, culture and nightlife Utrecht’s picturesque city centre and traditional cafe culture rub up against its exciting music and art scene – and it’s best explored by bikeUtrecht was the most important city in the Netherlands un...
18:00 2019-09-11

Riot Games settles class action lawsuit over sexist culture In May, more than 150 Riot Games employees walked out of their offices in Los Angeles. The protest was held to draw attention to what the workers alleged to be a sexist corporate culture, as well as t...
22:00 2019-08-23

Ex-Facebook engineer takes to YouTube to mock the culture and joke about how he was fired Patrick Shyu, a former tech lead at Google, has posted a series of videos making fun of Facebook, where he worked as a software engineer until last month....
00:51 2019-09-20

Eliza review: Startup culture meets sci-fi in a touching, fascinating tale Enlarge / Main character Evelyn looks upon her hometown of Seattle in the fascinating new visual novel Eliza. (credit: Zachtronics) "You're a computer," a graduate student says in a huff, directly ...
20:34 2019-08-12

Teen victim of Texas mass shooting straddled bi-national culture Several hundred students, teachers and relatives filled a high school athletic stadium in Texas on Monday to honor a teenager of U.S.-Mexican citizenship who was the youngest of 22 killed in a shootin...
21:00 2019-08-06

The culture cure: how prescription art is lifting people out of depression| Helen Russell From singing together to being read to in a library, an arts participation scheme is transforming lives in DenmarkIn a whitewashed studio in northern Denmark, 11 unemployed strangers are embarking on ...
22:34 2019-07-31

Commandos’ Behavior Prompts Pentagon Review of Special Operations Culture As reports of drug use, violence and other misconduct have multiplied, the head of Special Operations Command said recent episodes “threaten the trust placed in us.”...
07:34 2019-08-13

Rishard Matthews Retires From NFL, Is Happy To Leave Behind "Brainwashing And Dividing Of Culture" Wide receiver Rishard Matthews was released by the New Orleans Saints on Saturday. Head coach Sean Payton, speaking cryptically of the breakup, said of Matthews, “it’s not for everyone,” which togethe...
12:34 2019-08-13

Virgil Abloh draws from 1980s graffiti culture for Off-White show Men’s spring/summer collection featured Futura prints and cult streetwear Founded in 2012, Virgil Abloh’s brand Off-White is one made for the digital age. The designer’s social media following – 7.6 m...
19:34 2019-06-19

A love letter to Notting Hill carnival: 'It keeps our culture alive’ – video Notting Hill carnival, held every summer in west London, is the biggest street party in Europe. Coverage of the event often focuses on negative stories and misses the celebration of the community and ...
11:00 2019-08-20

Getting young Germans involved in foreign culture policy for 10 years with 'kulturweit' Since 2009, young Germans have traveled from Tajikistan to Argentina to take part in the program "kulturweit," the volunteer service of the German UNESCO Commission. The program is now 10 years old. A...
16:00 2019-09-10

Amnesty International, rights groups plagued by 'toxic' work culture After vowing to make changes in light of a damning report on staff well-being earlier this year, Amnesty International has replaced most of its top leaders. Yet employees at many other NGOs also face ...
00:34 2019-06-03

New esports network VENN aims to bring 'gaming as a lens into pop culture' A new, 24/7 esports gaming network called VENN that aims to blend pop culture and gaming was announced on Tuesday, after generating $17 million in seed round funding....
02:17 2019-09-18

UPDATE 1-Without pop culture contenders, Tony awards audience slumps to all-time low The television audience for Broadway theater's Tony awards slumped to an all-time low in the absence of pop culture juggernauts like "Harry Potter" and "Hamilton."...
19:51 2019-06-10

Kaillie Humphries stood up to her sport's abusive culture. It ended how you'd expect The double Olympic champion was denied her bid to escape a coach she says abused and harassed her, exposing a numbingly familiar truth: the system is not set up to support survivorsKaillie Humphries b...
12:51 2019-09-20

Deon Cole talks stand-up comedy, PC culture, Black-ish and Grown-ish Comedian Deon Cole's latest stand-up special, "Cole Hearted," hits Netflix on Tuesday, and comic and TV star said no topic is off-limits for his comedy, provided it is done "in a classy way."...
10:17 2019-10-08

Recruiting Frank Lampard could be a change of culture Chelsea need | Paul Wilson The club should take their lead from Mauricio Pochettino at Tottenham and forge a real team ethosThe premise of Good Morning Transfers, a new Sky Sports segment that begins on Monday, is that the pres...
02:17 2019-06-30

'I realised we live in a chauvinist culture': Pharrell denounces Blurred Lines In an interview, Williams says he has now realised the song, made with Robin Thicke, contributed to sexism Pharrell Williams has distanced himself from Blurred Lines, his 2013 collaboration with Robin...
23:17 2019-10-14

As Putin Pushes a Merger, Belarus Resists With Language, Culture and History With President Vladimir Putin of Russia looking to accelerate moves toward a “union state,” Belarusians are promoting a stronger sense of their own national identity....
15:51 2019-06-29