REGIONBUSINESSWORLD.NEWS: Top News 07:34, 2019-09-11

Oktoberfest bans e-scooters from festival grounds

With intoxicated riders causing numerous accidents in Germany since they were introduced this summer, Munich officials have decided not to risk it. S...

Oktoberfest bans e-scooters from festival grounds

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Glastonbury Festival attendees leave plastic bottles and trash strewn across grounds So much for being eco-friendly. Attendees at Britain’s five-day Glastonbury Festival — which ran on a theme of climate change and the environment — left behind thousands of plastic bottles and t...
22:01, 2019-07-01

Sahuaro grounds down Sabino 47-13 TUCSON – Sahuaro’s ground game showed up as advertised Friday night in a 47-13 domination of rival Sabino. The Cougars (3-0) ran for 378 yards on the evening and now have 1,128 on the ground thi...
19:51, 2019-09-07

No technological grounds for Huawei ban, say MPs There are no technological grounds to completely ban Huawei equipment from the UK's 5G infrastructure, a committee of MPs has reported, but there could be legitimate geopolitical and ethical reasons t...
18:34, 2019-07-15

UK roadsides could become burial grounds as graveyards are filling up Bodies could start to be buried alongside main roads in the UK, as graveyards and cemeteries are running out of room, suggests a former direct of public health...
13:34, 2019-07-05

Ex-Kolkata Top Cop Didn't Appear On "Frivolous Grounds": CBI To Court The CBI told the Calcutta High Court on Monday that former Kolkata police commissioner Rajeev Kumar did not appear before it in connection with the probe into the multi-crore Saradha chitfund scam on....
21:51, 2019-09-02

Person who tried to get onto White House grounds arrested WASHINTON, D.C. — A person was arrested Friday night after trying to get onto the White House grounds near the historic Treasury Building, the U.S. Secret Service said. The trespassing attempt o...
10:51, 2019-06-15

Power outage at LAX grounds flights and strands travelers A power outage at Los Angeles International Airport grounds more than 50 flights and causes other travel disruptions. TSA is rescreening travelers after the disruption....
18:17, 2019-06-06

Adidas: Spain's FA has no grounds for ending contract Adidas says Spain's soccer federation has no grounds for terminating its contract with the sports apparel company, and will fight to keep the agreement in place       &#...
23:51, 2019-05-21

WWE Stomping Grounds a pivotal stop ahead of SummerSlam WWE Stomping Grounds features a number of rematches from Super ShowDown, but also provides an opportunity to end a number of feuds as fans search for something new this summer....
18:34, 2019-06-21

Why Is This Rad ’80s Camaro Mule Testing at GM’s Milford Proving Grounds? You see all kinds of interesting stuff at General Motors’ Milford Proving Grounds. Things like Corvettes, and also Camaros. But one of our intrepid spy photographer friends caught a very unusual Camar...
16:17, 2019-07-16

Australia Grounds Mahindra's GA8 Planes After Swedish Crash The GA8 single-engine aircraft, built in Australia by GippsAero, is typically used for skydiving, tourism, air patrols, medical evacuations and humanitarian missions in remote locations, according to....
11:51, 2019-07-22

Israel allows U.S. congresswoman’s West Bank visit on humanitarian grounds Tlaib said this would likely be the last chance to see her grandmother and that she would respect any restrictions and “not promote boycotts” during her visit....
16:34, 2019-08-16

Germany: Bundeswehr grounds 'Tiger' helicopters due to technical faults The German military has suspended all flights involving the aircraft. The grounding comes on the heels of two fatal incidents involving faulty German military aircraft in the past two months....
14:00, 2019-08-08

British Airways grounds hundreds of flights as pilots go on strike The first ever strike by British Airways pilots is expected to be the biggest walkout in the airline's history, causing disruption for tens of thousands of travellers....
04:00, 2019-09-09

Japan pushes 300 North Korean boats out of fishing grounds TOKYO (AP) — The Japanese coast guard says its patrol boats have been pushing back hundreds of North Korean boats trying to poach in fishing grounds rich with squid off Japan’s northern coast. C...
10:00, 2019-06-18

Liverpool 0-1 Reading: Reds have grounds for optimism despite losing WSL opener If Liverpool Women are to deliver on manager Vicky Jepson's target of an improvement on last season's eighth-placed finish this year, then games like this may well be crucial....
17:34, 2019-09-08

Leading MotoGP riders call for changes to Mugello on safety grounds Leading MotoGP riders have called for modifications to be made to Mugello's famous start/finish straight to improve safety, as racing speeds continue to increase....
22:51, 2019-05-30

Hong Kong grounds flights as protesters swarm airport Early Monday, all departing flights were cancelled in Hong Kong as thousands of anti-government protesters flooded the city’s International Airport. Protesters surround banners that read “...
05:00, 2019-08-13

Air Mobility Command grounds 123 U.S. Air Force C-130s due to 'atypical cracks' The U.S. Air Force said Thursday that Gen. Maryanne Miller has grounded 123 of 450 Total Force C-130 Hercules aircraft from service after discovering cracks on the wing....
23:00, 2019-08-08

"Yelling Expletive At Cop Free Speech, Not Grounds For Arrest": US Court The mere act of yelling an expletive at a police officer is constitutionally protected speech and not grounds for arrest, a federal appeals court ruled Monday....
07:17, 2019-06-04

"Vague" CBI Grounds For Extending P Chidambaram's Custody: Irked Judge A special court in Delhi on Friday took exception to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) producing former union minister P Chidambaram for the third time since his arrest in the INX Media case.....
19:34, 2019-08-30

Huawei protests FCC actions to block it in the U.S. on national security grounds Huawei released an ex parte memo today outlining its position against the Federal Communications Commissions national security related ban of its equipment....
23:34, 2019-06-12

Drone sighting at Germany’s busiest airport grounds flights for about an hour A drone sighting caused all flights to be suspended at Frankfurt Airport for around an hour this morning. The airport is Germany’s busiest by passenger numbers, serving almost 14.8 million passe...
18:34, 2019-05-21

How a company in Berlin is turning coffee grounds into recycled reusable cups Kaffeeform is a Berlin-based start-up that uses coffee grounds to create reusable coffee cups. The 100% biodegradable, reusable cups are used in coffee shops and restaurants around the city. Visit IN...
03:34, 2019-06-18

2020 census: Trump administration still seeking grounds for 'citizen' question Supreme court rejected justice department’s justificationPresident says he is considering executive actionThe US justice department has said it will continue to look for legal grounds to force the inc...
04:51, 2019-07-06

Ex-Pak President Nawaz Sharif's Bail Plea Rejected On Medical Grounds A Pakistani court on Thursday turned down a plea by jailed ex-prime minister Nawaz Sharif to suspend his sentence in a corruption case and grant him bail on medical grounds....
20:34, 2019-06-20

Beto argues Trump's foreign intel comment is grounds for impeachment Beto O’Rourke became the latest Democratic presidential candidate to support the idea of impeaching President Trump – arguing that the president’s comments earlier in the week that he’d be open to acc...
20:34, 2019-06-16

China Formally Arrests Australian Writer on National-Security Grounds China formally arrested an Australian writer on alleged national-security grounds, his lawyers said, advancing a case that has added to tense relations between Beijing and Australia....
18:00, 2019-07-18

Israel says it will allow Rashida Tlaib to enter West Bank on humanitarian grounds Israel reversed its decision to bar Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib from entering the country. She can see her grandmother in the West Bank.        ...
14:00, 2019-08-16

Aviation Body Grounds Vistara Pilot Who Issued "Mayday Call": Report Aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on Tuesday grounded a pilot of a Vistara flight who issued a "Mayday" distress call due to low fuel near Lucknow airport on Monday while...
08:17, 2019-07-17

Nearly half of all illegal immigrants nabbed in Mississippi ICE raid released on ‘humanitarian grounds’ Almost half of those arrested in a mass Immigration and Customs Enforcement [ICE] roundup of illegal immigrants in Mississippi on Wednesday have already been released, officials announced Thursday....
22:34, 2019-08-08

British Airways pilots strike grounds 1,700 flights in latest blow to airline Nearly all British Airways (BA) flights were grounded by its first ever pilots strike on Monday, disrupting the travel plans of thousands of passengers in a dispute over pay....
00:00, 2019-09-10

Israel grants Rashida Tlaib West Bank visit on humanitarian grounds Israel’s interior minister on Friday said he has granted Rep. Rashida Tlaib’s request to visit her family in the occupied West Bank on humanitarian grounds — a day after she and her colleague Re...
14:34, 2019-08-16

After El Paso Walmart shooting, Texas to welcome guns in mosques, churches and school grounds The new Texas laws will make it easier to possess guns in churches, mosques, apartment buildings and foster homes following the El Paso shooting.        ...
00:00, 2019-08-07

Argentina anti-government strike shuts down key grain ports, grounds flights Thousands marched through Argentina's capital on Wednesday to protest austerity measures under President Mauricio Macri, as a nationwide strike brought the airports of the recession-plagued country to...
01:34, 2019-05-30

Rep. Tlaib Says She Won’t Visit Grandmother in West Bank After Israel Granted Her Entry on ‘Humanitarian Grounds’ (JERUSALEM) — Israel said Friday it has granted a request by Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib to enter the West Bank on humanitarian grounds to visit her relatives, a day after Israel barred her an...
17:00, 2019-08-16

Israel decides to let Rep. Rashida Tlaib enter the country on humanitarian grounds, despite pressure from Trump to bar her Israel said it will let Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib into the country enter the country to visit her elderly grandmother, despite US President encouraging the country to ban her. Israel said it would...
18:00, 2019-08-16

Blackout in Southern California grounds flights at John Wayne Airport, leaves thousands without power A blackout in Southern California on Friday reportedly left around 28,000 customers without power and grounded all flights at Orange County’s John Wayne Airport through 7 a.m. Saturday....
13:17, 2019-08-03

Watch The Bullitt Mustang, Porsche 911 GT2 And Genesis G70 Get Driven Hard In The Proving Grounds Season 2 Premiere Tonight On NBCSN We’re always happy to have more cars on TV, especially when they’re on TV for cars sake, like in the new season of Proving Grounds, premiering tonight on NBCSN....
20:34, 2019-09-08

England semi-final at 'Fortress Edgbaston' gives Eoin Morgan grounds for optimism Eoin Morgan believes securing a World Cup semi-final at "Fortress Edgbaston" hands his England team a boost as the tournament races towards its conclusion....
21:51, 2019-07-04

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

UK bans gender stereotypes in ads A ban has come into force prohibiting commercials that reinforce gender prejudices. A prominent German feminist told DW that Germany is dragging its heels on the problem....
16:01, 2019-06-14

MLB bans players from Venezuelan league Major League Baseball players will be barred from playing in a Venezuela’s winter league because of economic sanctions against the country. Earlier this month, President Trump issued a wide-ranging ba...
04:51, 2019-08-23

Atlanta bans e-scooters at night Atlanta is banning electric scooters in the nighttime hours during what's been a deadly summer for riders. The ban will be from 9 p.m. until 4 a.m.        ...
23:34, 2019-08-09

New California law bans hairstyle discrimination Gov. Gavin Newsom signed into law Wednesday a bill making California the first state to ban workplace and school discrimination against black people for wearing hairstyles such as braids, twists and l...
05:01, 2019-07-04

M&S bans glitter from Christmas cards Retailer’s glitter ban comes amid concern about microplastics polluting the environmentMarks & Spencer has joined the effort against microplastics by banning glitter from this year’s Christmas cards, ...
20:00, 2019-08-30

| Zimbabwe bans third opposition protest Zimbabwean police have outlawed anti-government protests that had been scheduled to take place on Tuesday in Gweru, the country's third largest city, the main opposition Movement for Democratic Change...
12:17, 2019-08-21

LDS church bans weapons in meetinghouses The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has updated its handbook to bar all "lethal weapons" from meetinghouses, which strengthens past language that discourages firearms....
04:00, 2019-08-28

FAA bans some Apple MacBooks from planes Apple has recently recalled batteries installed in some of the 15-inch MacBooks, which are now banned from airplanes.       ...
21:34, 2019-08-14

NBA bans 'ninja-style headwear' You won't see LeBron James, Jimmy Butler, De'Aaron Fox and other NBA stars sporting "ninja-style" headwear this season after the league banned the fashion trend ahead of the 2019-2020 season....
00:34, 2019-09-11

Nepal says bans WeChat Pay, Alipay Nepal has banned popular Chinese digital payment apps WeChat Pay and AliPay saying payments from the unregistered systems were illegal and resulting in a loss of income to the Himalayan nation, a spok...
14:34, 2019-05-22

Punjab Bans Celebrations, Protests Over Article 370 After the Centre on Monday revoked Article 370 which granted special status to Jammu and Kashmir, the government in neighbouring Punjab prohibited any kind of celebrations or protests that could......
15:51, 2019-08-05

Google bans apps that let users buy marijuana Alphabet's Google on Wednesday banned apps on its app store that facilitate the sale of marijuana or related products, as part of a change to its content policy....
19:00, 2019-05-30

NBA 2K League bans player for gambling violation The NBA 2K League announced on Thursday that Heat Check Gaming power forward Basil "24K Dropoff" Rose was dismissed and disqualified from joining any of the league's teams for breaking the league's ga...
04:34, 2019-09-13

Oakland bans the use of facial recognition, becoming third US city to do so The Oakland City Council voted unanimously to prevent city employees, including the police, from using or acquiring it facial recognition technology on Tuesday....
21:51, 2019-07-17

Google bans ads for unproven medical treatments In an attempt to remain trustworthy, Google will no longer allow ads for "unproven or experimental medical techniques." Under the new Healthcare and medicines policy, the company will prohibit adverti...
21:51, 2019-09-06

FAA bans some Apple MacBooks from airplanes after recall Apple has recently recalled batteries installed in some of the 15-inch MacBooks, which are now banned from airplanes.       ...
01:00, 2019-08-15

WNBA bans Williams 10 games for dom. violence The Sparks' Riquna Williams, who was charged last December on felony counts for allegedly striking an ex-girlfriend and then threatening another person with a firearm, has been suspended 10 games by t...
00:00, 2019-07-17

Colorado Bans ‘Conversion Therapy’ for Minors Colorado on Friday became the 18th state to ban “conversion therapy,” a discredited practice that aims to change a person’s sexual orientation or gender expression....
06:17, 2019-06-02

Google Bans Ads for 'Experimental Medical Treatments' Google plans to crack down on ads for bogus medical treatments, as the company has observed a rise in predatory scams that target desperate patients. Read more......
08:51, 2019-09-07

Oakland bans use of facial recognition, becoming third US city to do so The Oakland City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to prevent city employees, including the police, from using or acquiring facial recognition technology....
20:34, 2019-07-18

US bans North Korea visits for another year Team Trump on Monday extended a ban on Americans traveling to North Korea by forbidding the use of US passports to gain entry to the hermit kingdom for another year. The State Department said the ban ...
21:51, 2019-08-19

Dutch museum bans 'Golden Age' from exhibitions Not all that glitters is gold, the Amsterdam Museum has decided as it opts for '17th century' instead of 'Golden Age.' The move to ban the term has revived a debate about the Netherlands' colonial pas...
02:34, 2019-09-14

TSA bans Star Wars drink souvenir TSA says Star Wars fan won't be able to take their "thermal detonator" Coke and Sprite bottles home from Disney.       ...
12:34, 2019-08-30

Samoa bans 'Rocketman' over gay scenes: media Samoa has banned "Rocketman", the movie-musical based on the life of British musician Elton John, over its depiction of homosexuality, the South Pacific island's censor has said....
11:51, 2019-06-11

Rome bans McDonald's from ancient site McDonald's fast food outlets are ubiquitous sights around the world, but Italy's culture ministry has banned the chain from building yet another restaurant in the capital, Rome....
12:34, 2019-08-01

After six deaths in the US and bans around the world – is vaping safe? In Britain, e-cigarettes are seen as central to the fight against smoking, but many experts believe the evidence is contradictoryIn politically fractious times, vaping has achieved the impossible. It ...
14:51, 2019-09-15

YouTube Bans Hateful Videos From Platform YouTube said it is stepping up efforts to scrub hateful content from its platform, including videos that deny historical events like the Holocaust, taking on more of the task of judging the validity o...
02:51, 2019-06-06

Gun Makers Adjust Rifles to Skirt Bans The proliferation of guns sold legally that operate nearly identically to banned models shows how difficult it can be to make firearm restrictions effective. California first banned the sale of guns i...
19:51, 2019-06-21

The Latest: NBA bans Stevens 1 year, fines him $500,000 The Latest: Warriors investor Mark Stevens has been banned 1 year by NBA, fined $500,000 for shoving Lowry        ...
23:51, 2019-06-06

Arizona bans coyote killing contests PHOENIX (AP) – The Arizona Game and Fish Commission has voted to ban organized contests where hunters try to kill the most coyotes or other predators for prizes. Friday’s 4-0 vote bans con...
03:51, 2019-06-23

Israel bans far-right candidates for racism against Arabs Benzi Gopstein and Baruch Marzel of the Jewish Power party have been barred from the snap general elections in September. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was criticized for allying with the ultra-na...
20:00, 2019-08-26

San Francisco bans e-cigarette sales, becoming the first US city to do so San Francisco on Tuesday became the first city in the country to ban e-cigarettes after city officials voted in favor of an ordinance that prohibits the sale of any e-cigarettes that have not yet rece...
20:34, 2019-06-27

Two Russian boxers competed despite doping bans Two Russian boxers serving doping suspensions have competed while banned, Reuters has found, highlighting inconsistencies in Russia's efforts to reform its anti-doping practices....
19:51, 2019-07-16

NBA bans players from using ‘ninja-style’ headwear Fans won’t see the Nets’ Jarrett Allen in his “ninja-style headwear,” or any other player for that matter. The NBA has banned players from wearing increasingly popular headbands this season. A n...
02:00, 2019-09-10

UK bans ads over gender stereotypes in landmark ruling Adverts by cream cheese maker Philadelphia and car giant Volkswagen will no longer appear on UK television, the agency ruled. But both companies have insisted their adverts did not involve sexist trop...
12:34, 2019-08-14

| eSwatini bans 'witchcraft and magic' competition A competition pitting witchdoctors against each other in a battle of skills this weekend in eSwatini -- formerly known as Swaziland -- has been banned, according to a government statement....
12:00, 2019-07-11

Tunisia bans niqab in government offices Tunisia's prime minister has banned the full-face veil in all government buildings due to security concerns. It comes after a deadly double suicide bombing in Tunis in late June....
00:51, 2019-07-06

How to Divest From the Corporations Funding Abortion Bans Earlier this week, Judd Legum’s Popular Information newsletter reported that, in recent years, six corporations contributed hundreds of thousands of dollars to the lawmakers behind six-week abortion b...
21:34, 2019-05-23

MLB bans players from Venezuelan Winter League due to U.S. sanctions MLB said Thursday it is in contact with the U.S. government to determine how to proceed under the new sanctions against President Nicolás Maduro’s administration and at least temporarily suspending in...
10:17, 2019-08-23

Lawsuit seeks to block Georgia law that bans most abortions ATLANTA (AP) — A new federal lawsuit filed in Atlanta seeks to block a Georgia law that bans most abortions, saying it’s unconstitutional. Lawyers with the American Civil Liberties Union, Planne...
16:17, 2019-06-28

Italy bans German rescue ship with 100 migrants Italy’s hard-line interior minister, Matteo Salvini, has banned a German humanitarian ship carrying migrants rescued off Libya from entering Italian territorial waters...
13:34, 2019-08-27

YouTube bans videos that promote superiority and discrimination Google is engaged in an ongoing battle against the misuse of its YouTube video platform, with the tech giant changing its policies around what content is allowed on its service on a semi-regular basis...
07:51, 2019-06-06

Michigan bans flavored e-cigarettes, becoming the first state to do so, governor says In a move to discourage teens and other young people from vaping, Michigan will become the first state to ban flavored e-cigarettes, the governor said. ...
17:51, 2019-09-04

Facebook bans self-harm images in fight against suicide Facebook Inc will no longer allow graphic images of self-harm on its platform as it tightens its policies on suicide content amid growing criticism of how social media companies moderate violent and p...
13:00, 2019-09-11

Paris bans up to 60% of its cars as heatwave worsens pollution Paris has banned more than half of the cars registered in the region from its roads as a record heatwave worsens air pollution, the most drastic restrictions ever imposed there, officials said....
06:17, 2019-06-28

Facebook bans ads from The Epoch Times after huge pro-Trump buy By hiding its multimillion-dollar dark money ad spend, the organization bypassed Facebook's political advertising transparency rules, NBC News reports....
12:17, 2019-08-23

YouTube bans videos promoting Nazi ideology Content promoting fascism, supremacism or Holocaust denial will no longer be hostedYouTube has decided to ban content promoting Nazi ideology from its service.The company confirmed it would no longer ...
00:17, 2019-06-06

New Florida law bans release of mass shooting recordings TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Gov. Ron DeSantis has signed a bill that prohibits Florida’s government agencies from releasing photos, video or audio that record the killing of a person in an act of m...
05:00, 2019-05-24

Outdoor watering and fire bans in effects in Tay Township, Ont. With temperatures expected to remain in the mid- to high 20s over the next week or more, the township expects that the bans will remain in place through the weekend and into next week....
06:34, 2019-07-09

Facial-Recognition Startup Calls for Regulation Instead of Bans The co-founder of SenseTime, a Chinese artificial-intelligence startup under fire for the use of its facial-recognition technology in mass-surveillance systems, said its technology should be regulated...
14:51, 2019-05-21

Measles Outbreak: N.Y. Bans Religious Exemptions for Vaccinations New York, where measles has spread in ultra-Orthodox Jewish communities, joins California and a handful of other states in revoking religious exemptions....
00:51, 2019-06-14

Britain bans ‘harmful’ gender stereotypes in advertisements LONDON — Hapless husbands and housework-burdened moms are being banished from British advertising, as a crackdown on gender stereotypes comes into force. From Friday, advertisements must not include “...
22:51, 2019-06-14

Stinky shoppers unoffended after Mississippi store bans them The convenience store has a sign on its door stating, “Notice: Bad Smelling Oil Mill People Please Do Not Enter.”       ...
22:51, 2019-09-15

London Metal Exchange bans traders from day drinking The London Metal Exchange has banned dealers from trading while under the influence of alcohol, in an attempt to overhaul the workplace culture at the metals center....
23:34, 2019-06-14

New York state bans sales of flavored e-cigarettes New York isn't waiting for the federal government to take action on teen vaping. Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced an "emergency executive action" that will ban sales of flavored e-cigarettes....
19:51, 2019-09-15

Quebec bans religious symbols for state workers in new law Premier Francois Legault's government used its majority to push through Bill 21 by a vote of 73 to 35 after applying the mechanism of closure to end debate on the bill prematurely....
08:51, 2019-06-17

Italy bans McDonald’s near ancient Roman monument Italy’s Culture ministry announced the decision after the municipal administration loudly protested against the notion of serving burgers in the archaeological zone that hosts the 3rd century A.D. Bat...
18:17, 2019-08-01

Australia bans extremists from coming home for 2 years The Australian Parliament has passed laws that enable the government to prevent suspected extremists from returning home for up to two years despite concerns that the new power breaches the constituti...
10:17, 2019-07-25

NCAA bans BYU's Childs 9 games for draft errors The NCAA said BYU's Yoeli Childs did not submit appropriate paperwork and received impermissible expenses when he worked with an agent while testing his NBA draft prospects. He has been suspended nine...
20:00, 2019-08-10

Reds-Pirates brawl results in 40 games of bans Six players and both managers have been suspended by Major League Baseball for their roles in Tuesday's benches-clearing brawl between the Reds and Pirates....
23:34, 2019-08-01

Facebook bans Huawei from pre-installing its apps, but does it matter? Another company joined the long list of organizations that’s cut ties with Huawei. According to a report by Reuters, Facebook has banned the Chinese tech company from pre-installing its apps – Faceboo...
15:17, 2019-06-07

Why the Guardian is changing the language it uses to describe abortion bans New style guidance encourages editors to avoid medically misleading terms like ‘heartbeat bill’ in reference to restrictive abortion laws sweeping the USMake a contribution now and support the Guardia...
15:17, 2019-06-07

FCC bans spoofed text messages and international robocalls This week the FCC voted to approve rules that ban spoofing text messages and international robocalls. The new rules close long-standing loopholes in the Truth in Caller ID Act, which banned spoofing d...
22:34, 2019-08-02

MLB bans playing in Venezuela amid Trump order Major League Baseball has told players they cannot compete in the Venezuela winter league this season, a response intended to comply with President Donald Trump's embargo against the country....
03:51, 2019-08-23

Proposed fracking bans may hurt Democrats in 2020 Democratic presidential contenders are promising to swiftly ban fracking, the drilling technique responsible for cheap natural gas, but it's a plan that could backfire and raise carbon emissions in th...
10:00, 2019-09-13

Abortion Bans Create a Public Health Nightmare Making abortion mostly illegal will kick off an unintentional, vast experiment in public health—one where the outcomes are sick or dying women and children....
03:34, 2019-05-22

Exclusive: Two Russian boxers competed despite doping bans Two Russian boxers serving doping suspensions have competed while banned, Reuters has found, highlighting inconsistencies in Russia's efforts to reform its anti-doping practices....
09:51, 2019-07-17

Rally at Supreme Court to stop abortion bans Activists were joined by members of Congress to rally near the Supreme Court on "National Day of Action to Stop the Bans" on abortion. (May 21)        ...
22:51, 2019-05-21

Sudan bans Al-Jazeera as pro-democracy demonstrations continue All broadcaster’s work permits cancelled as military official warns protesters they are ‘a danger to the revolution’ Sudan has closed the Khartoum office of Qatari broadcaster Al-Jazeera, the station ...
05:51, 2019-05-31

Google bans advertising of experimental medical techniques Google announced Friday it will no longer allow advertising for "unproven or experimental medical techniques," such as stem cell, cellular and gene therapies....
21:17, 2019-09-06

Google bans apps that facilitate sale of marijuana Alphabet Inc's Google on Wednesday banned apps on its app store that facilitate the sale of marijuana or related products, as part of a change to its content policy....
23:17, 2019-05-29

New York law bans teachers from carrying guns in schools New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a new law Wednesday that bars teachers from carrying guns on school grounds -- arguing that introducing more firearms is not the way to make students safer....
21:00, 2019-07-31

Tanzania bans plastic bags to clean up environment Under new measures, anyone using plastic bags in Tanzania can be slapped with a fine, and those caught manufacturing the items can get jail time. Environmentalists are celebrating the move....
23:51, 2019-06-01

Leslie Jones bans Trump from her standup special Leslie Jones says she picked Washington, DC as the city where she'll film her upcoming comedy special because it has one of the "best comic crowds" in the country. But when she was reminded that the P...
02:00, 2019-08-10

‘Uber of Weed’ wants to raise $100M despite app store bans Snoop Dogg-backed cannabis company Eaze is raising a new round of financing that’s expected to value it at $800 million — despite Google trying to kill the vibe on Wednesday, sources told The Post. Th...
09:17, 2019-05-30

| WATCH: Protesters rally across the US against new state abortion bans US abortion-rights campaigners, including several Democrats running for president in 2020, rallied in front of the Supreme Court while others protested across the country on Tuesday....
10:51, 2019-05-22

China bans solo tourists from visiting Taiwan The Chinese government announced Wednesday that it will suspend a program allowing solo tourists from 47 cities to visit Taiwan, amid rising cross-strait tensions....
21:17, 2019-07-31

Eid in Kashmir muted as India bans large congregations Residents could visit mosques but not able to call relatives on eighth day of crackdownLarge congregations have been banned for the major Islamic festival of Eid in Indian-administered Kashmir, where ...
12:00, 2019-08-12

End of Golden Age: Dutch museum bans term from exhibits Debate over Netherlands’ colonial past resurfaces with switch to ‘17th century’ as alternativeOne of the Netherlands’ most prestigious museums has fuelled fresh debate over the the country’s colonial ...
18:00, 2019-09-13

Climate of Fear: When Part of a Country Bans Abortion Northern Ireland’s draconian rules, separate from the system in the rest of Britain and in Ireland, may provide a foretaste of life in some American states if Roe v. Wade is overturned....
11:34, 2019-08-11

Palestinian Authority Bans Activities by Gay Rights Group The Palestinian group, Al Qaws, vowed to continue its work. A police spokesman said its activities violated the “ideals and values of Palestinian society.”...
07:51, 2019-08-20

Malta bans Sea-Eye migrant rescue ship from its waters Malta officials have denied German-flagged rescue ship Alan Kurdi access to their territorial waters to prevent it from docking at their ports. The ship, operated by the Sea-Eye charity, has 65 migran...
15:00, 2019-07-07

Oakland bans city use of facial recognition software Oakland, Calif. is now the third US city to ban the use of facial recognition technology. The city passed an ordinance yesterday that prohibits the use of the technology on the grounds that it is ofte...
07:00, 2019-07-18

Philippines bans pig imports from Laos due to swine fever: WTO The Philippines has banned imports of pigs and pig products from Laos due to an African swine fever outbreak, it said in a filing published by the World Trade Organization on Tuesday....
14:34, 2019-07-02

FAA bans certain models of MacBook Pros from flights following recent recall The FAA has banned some older-generaion MacBook Pro laptops that have been recalled by Apple because the batteries are prone to overheating.       ...
21:34, 2019-08-14

Quebec Bans Religious Symbols in Some Public Sector Jobs A bill banning some public employees in Quebec from wearing religious symbols like head scarves, skullcaps, turbans and crosses has passed despite concerns about civil liberties....
08:34, 2019-06-17

Brazil Bans Burning For 2 Months In Fight Against Amazon Fire Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro signed a decree Wednesday to ban burning throughout the country for two months, government sources cited in local media said, as the authorities scramble to defuse......
11:00, 2019-08-29

New state law bans discrimination against workers who wear religious garb New legislation signed into law Friday by Gov. Andrew Cuomo bans employers from discriminating against workers for wearing religious garb or having facial hair. The bill amends the state’s Human...
11:00, 2019-08-10

London Metal Exchange Bans Daytime Drinking by Traders The London Metal Exchange, a 142-year-old trading venue where traders set prices for metals by shouting orders across a ring of red sofas, has banned drinking on the job....
20:51, 2019-06-14

Teen apparently tweets from smart fridge after mom bans electronics A teenager who claims her mother took her electronics away seemingly resorted to what might be the last imaginable place to tweet from: a refrigerator. The plight of 15-year-old Twitter user “Do...
01:00, 2019-08-15

China Bans Citizens From Traveling to Taiwan as Individual Tourists In its latest effort to increase pressure on Taiwan, Beijing said it will suspend a program that allowed individual tourists from 47 Chinese cities to travel to Taiwan, citing the current state of rel...
20:34, 2019-07-31

Smash Event Bans Competitor Who Got In Fight At Previous Tournament Super Smash Con, a Super Smash Bros. tournament and convention, has announced they will no longer be permitting a controversial competitor to attend the event in Chantilly, Virginia this weekend due t...
04:00, 2019-08-07

Instagram bans marketing company tracking users' locations Instagram has banned a marketing company called Hyp3r which was saving location data attached to users' stories so it could track their real-world movements....
18:00, 2019-08-08

VA Bans Injectable Wound-Care Products From MiMedx and Other Companies for Many Uses The Department of Veterans Affairs has advised its facilities not to use injectable amniotic tissue products for the most common uses because the effectiveness of the products, including those made by...
21:34, 2019-06-14

New Zealand bans swimming with bottlenose dolphins after numbers plunge Conservation research shows humans are ‘loving the dolphins too much’ in Bay of Islands regionThe New Zealand government has banned tourists from swimming with bottlenose dolphins in an attempt to sav...
11:34, 2019-08-28

Tunisia PM Bans Niqab In Public Institutions "For Security Reasons" Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed has banned the wearing of the niqab face veil in public institutions "for security reasons", an official source told Reuters on Friday....
23:17, 2019-07-05

Plastic bans proliferate in 2019 as planet drowns in trash When the EU finally committed to banning an array of single-use plastics in March, it became part of a growing plastic-free movement that is seeing similar bans imposed from Vanuatu to Canada and Tanz...
20:00, 2019-06-28

| Malawi court bans planned airport, border protests A Malawi court has ordered a ban on protest at the country's airports and border crossings as authorities try to avert new post-election demonstrations aimed at shutting down key transport hubs....
15:17, 2019-08-24

China bans pig imports from Slovakia due to African swine fever China has banned imports of pigs, wild boars and related products from Slovakia to prevent the spread of African swine fever from the European country, China's customs said on Wednesday....
13:00, 2019-08-07

Twitter bans advertising from state-controlled news outlets Twitter announced today that it will no longer accept advertising from state-controlled news outlets. Those accounts will still be able to use the platform, but not its advertising. The change comes a...
01:17, 2019-08-20

U.S. aviation regulator bans select MacBook Pro laptops from flights U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has banned certain models of Apple Inc's MacBook Pro laptops on flights, after the company recalled select units which had batteries posing fire risks....
04:34, 2019-08-14

Tracking online hate groups reveals why they’re resilient to bans Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | NurPhoto ) Social networks have struggled to figure out how to handle issues like threats of violence and the presence of hate groups on their platforms. But a new st...
21:17, 2019-08-24

Facebook bans race rap video after Singapore govt complains Social media sites have pulled the angry hip-hop video after authorities in Singapore warned it could stoke racial tensions. Some residents have accused officials in the wealthy Asian city-state of do...
19:51, 2019-08-02

'It's much bigger than abortion': five state lawmakers who fought against six-week bans A wave of Republican-backed laws severely restricting abortions has swept statehouses this year – but not without voices raised in oppositionSo far in 2019, nine states have voted to ban or restrict a...
09:00, 2019-07-08

Paris bans vehicles as city sizzles in historic heatwave Paris is taking unprecedented action to keep vehicles from polluting the atmosphere as the city -- and other parts of Europe -- grapples with a severe heatwave that's pushed the mercury past the 100-d...
20:51, 2019-06-27

CITES bans imports of elephants caught in African wild Zoos will no longer be able to import wild-caught African elephants into the United States, China or anywhere else, under a resolution approved Tuesday by more than two dozen nations....
21:00, 2019-08-27

Vladimir Putin Bans Russian Flights To Crisis-Hit Georgia President Vladimir Putin signed a decree Friday banning Russian airlines from flying to Georgia, starting in July, after violent clashes in the neighbouring country over a Moscow lawmaker speaking in....
02:01, 2019-06-22

US Bans Recalled MacBook Pro Laptops From Flights Over Fire Risks U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has banned certain models of Apple Inc's MacBook Pro laptops on flights, after the company recalled select units which had batteries posing fire risks....
13:34, 2019-08-14

Tunisian PM bans face veils in public institutions after bombing Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed has banned the wearing of the niqab, the full face veil, in public institutions for security reasons, an official source said on Friday....
15:51, 2019-07-05

China bans historical dramas ahead of important anniversary BEIJING – China’s television regulator has banned “entertainment-driven” historical dramas, it said in a notice on Thursday, the latest clampdown on media in a sensitive year for the ruling Comm...
10:51, 2019-08-02

China bans pig imports from Laos due to African Swine fever China said on Friday it has banned direct and indirect imports of pigs, wild boars and related products from Laos due to the first African swine fever (ASF) outbreaks reported by the country on June 2...
11:34, 2019-06-21

Soccer - MLS bans Torres for 10 matches over failed drug test Major League Soccer on Friday said that it was suspending Panamanian Roman Torres for 10 games after the Seattle Sounders defender tested positive for a performance-enhancing substance....
04:51, 2019-08-03

German court bans popular voting advice app Wahl-O-Mat Millions of German voters have used Wahl-O-Mat, the country's official voting advice application, but a court in the city of Cologne has banned the app for putting smaller parties at a disadvantage....
14:32, 2019-05-21

California bans private prisons – including Ice detention centers Bill removes profit motive from incarceration and marks latest clash in state’s battle with Trump over treatment of immigrantsThe private prison industry is set to be upended after California lawmaker...
23:00, 2019-09-12

Wimbledon bans plastic racket coverings in eco-friendly push Wimbledon will no longer be contributing to England’s waste trail after announcing this year’s participants will not be allowed to use plastic coverings for new rackets. Players on the English grass c...
22:17, 2019-06-28

Illinois expands abortion rights amid stringent bans across the US The Illinois State Senate passed sweeping abortion protections late Friday, which will most likely be signed by Gov. J.B. Pritzker, a Democrat. The Senate voted 34-20 for the bill to remove restrictio...
01:34, 2019-06-02

Trump administration bans medical research using fetal tissue The Trump administration is ending medical research by government scientists using human fetal tissue, a victory for abortion foes and a setback for researchers, who use the tissue while trying to fin...
19:34, 2019-06-05

YouTube bans supremacist content, limits borderline videos YouTube announced Wednesday new efforts to limit discriminatory and phony content by removing more extremist channels and rewarding more trusted creators....
04:51, 2019-06-06

Latest Gucci show wades into debate on US abortion bans Alessandro Michele says his focus was on women’s right to respect and freedom of choiceIf fashion is becoming an increasingly politicised space, Gucci’s creative director, Alessandro Michele, didn’t w...
14:34, 2019-05-29

Tunisia Bans Full-Face Veils for Security Reasons The decision came amid a growing effort to fight terrorism, and met with little public criticism. “Society is aware of the necessity of security,” an academic said....
05:00, 2019-07-06

Sudan bans Al Jazeera amid protests over military rule Sudan's ruling military government closed media organization Al Jazeera's Khartoum bureau and banned its journalists from reporting from the country, the Qatar-based media company said....
13:17, 2019-05-31

Salesforce bans companies that sell certain types of guns from using its software The new Salesforce policy will apply to new customers, as well as existing customers when their contracts are up for renewal, and will apply to companies that sell automatic, semi-automatic and 3D pri...
18:34, 2019-05-30

Boston arts museum bans 2 visitors for offensive language Boston's Museum of Fine Arts has banned two visitors and vowed to change protocols for guards after minority middle school students said they were subjected to racism by staff and patrons during a fie...
03:17, 2019-05-25

FIFA bans Afghan official for life for sexual abuse ZURICH (AP) — FIFA has banned the former head of soccer in Afghanistan from the sport for life for sexually abusing female players. Keramuudin Karim, who was president of the Afghanistan Football Fede...
19:00, 2019-06-08

| Bangladesh bans mobile phone access in Rohingya camps Bangladesh on Monday ordered operators to shut down mobile phone services to almost one million Rohingya refugees living in camps in the country's southeast, an official said....
15:17, 2019-09-03

Arizona bans hunting contests for killing wildlife predators PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona has banned organized contests where hunters try to kill the most coyotes or other wildlife predators for prizes such as cash or hunting equipment. The Governor’s Regulator...
02:17, 2019-09-06

India Bans Terror Outfit Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh The Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB), which was blamed for the terror attack at a cafe in Dhaka in 2016 in which 22 people including 17 foreigners were killed, has been declared as a banned......
21:17, 2019-05-24

FIFA bans ex-Oceania general secretary Nicholas for eight years Former Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) general secretary Tai Nicholas has been banned from all soccer-related activities for eight years for financial misconduct, world soccer governing body FIFA...
18:17, 2019-05-30

Expert: Hard to peg abortion bans’ impact on 2020 An expert says it’s “difficult to predict” what impact the issue of abortion will play during next year’s election in battleground states such as Michigan. (May 30)  ...
14:51, 2019-05-30

Abortion-rights activists rally across US against extreme new state bans About 400 events are set to take place across the US in what groups are describing as a Stop Abortion Bans Day of ActionUS abortion-rights campaigners, including several Democrats running for presiden...
07:00, 2019-05-22

Italy bans unvaccinated children from schools after measles outbreaks As countries around the world grapple with rise of “anti-vax” sentiment, non-vaccinating parents in Italy face fines or their children being turned away from school...
19:17, 2019-05-21

Google Bans Ads for 'Unproven' Therapies, Including Stem Cells Google said it made the decision due to "a rise in bad actors attempting to take advantage of individuals by offering untested, deceptive treatments."...
09:34, 2019-09-08

Bolsonaro bans land-clearing fires in Amazon for 60 days Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro has banned the use of fire to clear land throughout the country for 60 days, in response to the massive increase in blazing fires in the Amazon rainforest that has ca...
03:00, 2019-08-30

Samoa bans Elton John biopic Rocketman over gay scenes Pacific nation’s censor says homosexual activity depicted on screen violates its lawsThe Pacific nation of Samoa has banned the Elton John biopic Rocketman because of its depictions of homosexuality.A...
18:17, 2019-06-11

Bayer's Roundup Woes Deepen as Germany Bans Key Chemical Bayer’s efforts to fend off thousands of lawsuits against its Roundup herbicide were dealt a symbolic blow when Germany, the company’s home country, said it would ban the product’s key ingredient....
08:51, 2019-09-05

Canada bans the captivity and breeding of orcas, dolphins and other whales Orcas, dolphins and other cetaceans have made for popular attractions at some aquatic theme parks for decades, but their presence has been trailed by ethical concerns about their confinement....
09:17, 2019-06-11

Both parties say abortion bans give Dems a political weapon WASHINGTON (AP) — A flood of laws banning abortions in Republican-run states has handed Democrats a political weapon heading into next year’s elections, helping them paint the GOP as extreme and...
16:00, 2019-05-25

Tottenham bans 3 fans for selling Champions League tickets LONDON (AP) — Champions League finalist Tottenham says it banned three season-ticket holders who offered to sell their match seats online for a profit. Tottenham was allocated 16,000 tickets for the g...
15:34, 2019-05-21

Law firm Weil Gotshal bans longtime client from its cafeteria An unusually cozy relationship between white-shoe law firm Weil Gotshal & Manges and one of its longtime clients has soured — and cafeteria privileges have been revoked. “Weil informed us late yesterd...
19:00, 2019-09-13

Mamata Banerjee Bans BJP's Victory Marches In West Bengal Accusing the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of inciting violence in West Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Thursday that no victory march of the saffron party would be allowed in the state....
23:00, 2019-06-06

Norway's KLP bans alcohol, gambling investments from pension funds KLP, Norway's largest pension fund, will no longer invest in gambling companies and alcohol makers, and recently sold stocks and bonds in such firms worth some $320 million, it said on Tuesday....
08:51, 2019-05-28

Facebook bans health and conspiracy site Natural News Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) Facebook on Sunday removed the prominent health and conspiracy site Natural News from its platform and banned its incendiary founder from posting content. Though Faceb...
23:51, 2019-06-10

Trump administration bans cruises to Cuba in clampdown on U.S. travel The Trump administration on Tuesday imposed heavy new restrictions on U.S. travel to Cuba, including a ban on cruises, in a further bid to pressure the island's Communist government to reform and end ...
20:51, 2019-06-04

China bans all meat from Canada alleging forged customs certificates The Chinese government has announced a suspension on imported meat products from Canada over claims of forged customs documents, the latest sign of deteriorating relations between the two countries....
18:51, 2019-06-27

Goldsmiths bans beef from university cafes to tackle climate crisis University of London college will also seek to limit single-use plasticsA university has banned the sale of beef in campus food outlets in order to help tackle the climate emergency.Goldsmiths, Univer...
00:34, 2019-08-13

Dutch court bans 'violent' Hells Angels motorcycle club A Dutch court on Wednesday banned the Hells Angels motorcycle gang in the Netherlands, saying it had a track record of violent crime including the killing of rivals, shoot-outs, and drug and weapon of...
14:00, 2019-05-29

Twitter bans political ads during pre-campaign period ahead of federal vote Twitter Canada announced its ad-transparency policy Wednesday, several weeks after being called out by Democratic Institutions Minister Karina Gould for not committing to help ensure the integrity of ...
18:34, 2019-06-27

Juul loses home turf as San Francisco bans e-cigarette sales San Francisco will become the first major city in the United States to ban the sale of e-cigarettes as officials look to control the rapid uptick in teenage use of nicotine devices made by companies s...
20:01, 2019-06-27

YouTube bans videos that deny factual catastrophes such as the Holocaust ever happened YouTube is to remove videos that deny factual catastrophes such as the Holocaust, and curb ad revenue with channels that skirt too close to its rules.Read More...
13:34, 2019-06-06

FAA Bans Some Recalled MacBook Pro Models From Flying, Citing Fire Risk The Federal Aviation Administration has “banned select MacBook Pro” units from flying in the air after Apple issued a warning that some contained batteries that pose a fire risk, Bloomberg reported on...
04:34, 2019-08-14

YouTube bans videos glorifying Nazis and denying violent events YouTube said Wednesday that the platform will begin banning videos promoting Nazi ideology as well as those denying “well-documented violent events” such as the Holocaust or the Sandy Hook massacre. &...
00:51, 2019-06-06

Halo Reach's PC Test "Illegally Distributed", Players Facing Bans Around 1000 Halo fans have been given the chance to test a single level from the upcoming PC version of Halo: Reach. A lot more than 1000 people want to play it, though, and so as I type this it’s bei...
16:00, 2019-07-01

UPDATE 4-Trump administration bans cruises in crackdown on U.S. travel to Cuba The Trump administration banned cruises to Cuba under new restrictions on U.S. travel to the Caribbean island imposed on Tuesday to pressure its Communist government to reform and stop supporting Vene...
23:51, 2019-06-04

Trump administration bans popular forms of tourist travel to Cuba The Trump administration on Tuesday implemented new travel restrictions for US citizens heading to Cuba, eliminating some of the most commons ways American tourists visit the country — including organ...
01:34, 2019-06-05

Bali officially bans all single-use plastic to curb ocean pollution Bali has banned the use of single-use plastic items in a bid to cut down on ocean pollution. The law prohibiting plastic bags, straws and Styrofoam has come into effect as of July 2, after a six-month...
20:51, 2019-07-02

Israel Bans Reps. Omar and Tlaib From Entry Over Support for Boycotts (JERUSALEM) — Israel said Thursday that it will bar two Democratic congresswomen from entering the country ahead of a planned visit over their support for a Palestinian-led boycott movement, a d...
04:00, 2019-08-17

Everest Region Bans Single-Use Plastic To Reduce Waste On Mountains Single-use plastics have been banned in the Everest region to reduce the vast amounts of waste left by trekkers and mountaineers, Nepali authorities said Thursday....
12:17, 2019-08-21

Judge blocks Ohio from enforcing law that bans abortions after heartbeat detected U.S. District Judge Michael Barrett said the Heartbeat Protection Act imposed an unconstitutional "undue burden" on a woman's right to obtain a pre-viability abortion....
04:34, 2019-07-04

US briefing: Israel bans Omar, child detainees and recession signs Friday’s top story: Netanyahu government bows to Trump by barring Muslim Democratic congresswomen. Plus, how liberal Portland became the centre of a rightwing warSubscribe now to receive the morning b...
12:34, 2019-08-16

YouTube bans robot-battle videos citing ‘animal cruelty’ Robots aren’t alive — yet — but that didn’t stop YouTube AI from trying to protect its own kind from so-called “animal cruelty.” On Monday, robot enthusiasts on YouTube reporte...
00:51, 2019-08-22

Nepal bans single-use plastics at Mount Everest starting next year Officials in Nepal announced Thursday single-use plastics on or around Mount Everest will be entirely outlawed next year -- as part of an effort to to curb pollution left by climbers and tourists....
09:51, 2019-08-23

UPDATE 2-YouTube bans Holocaust denial videos in policy reversal YouTube said on Wednesday it would remove videos that deny the Holocaust, school shootings and other "well-documented violent events," a major reversal in policy as it fights criticism that it provide...
21:34, 2019-06-05

Palestinian Authority bans LGBTQ activities in West Bank, reports say The Palestinian Authority has reportedly banned members of a Palestinian LGBTQ community from holding events in the West Bank, and further threatened to arrest members for activities authorities calle...
18:51, 2019-08-19

Online knitting community Ravelry just straight-up bans Trump support In a move that every other website should be paying close attention to, knitting and crochet-based social media platform Ravelry has announced an across-the-board ban for all posts in favor of Donald ...
23:51, 2019-06-23

Quebec bans some public servants from wearing religious clothing, symbols The government of the Canadian province of Quebec passed legislation banning certain public employees, including teachers and judges, from wearing any religious symbolism....
10:34, 2019-06-18

FIFA bans ex-Afghan football chief for life over sex abuse allegations Keramuudin Karim was also fined $1 million after world soccer's governing body received complaints that he sexually assaulted several female players. The controversy left the Afghan women's football t...
22:17, 2019-06-08

Arthur: Alabama bans episode of kids' show featuring same-sex wedding Episode was deemed inappropriate for the state’s young viewers by Alabama Public TelevisionAlabama Public Television has refused to air a recent episode of a children’s program that featured a same-se...
07:00, 2019-05-22

Abortion rights activists hold protests in all 50 states to ‘stop the bans’ Supporters of abortion rights flooded state capitols, town squares and courthouses around the country Tuesday to protest a wave of new laws restricting women’s access to abortion that have passe...
06:34, 2019-05-22

Judge bans political strategist Roger Stone from social media A federal judge in Washington, D.C., tightened a gag order Tuesday for political operative Roger Stone, completely banning him from using any social media sites....
00:00, 2019-07-17

Garuda Indonesia bans in-flight photos after being mocked for handwritten menu Popular video blogger whose image of the menu went viral now faces police inquiryIndonesia’s national airline has come under fire for banning the taking of in-flight photos and videos after a popular ...
08:51, 2019-07-18

Britain Bans Ads Featuring "Harmful Gender Stereotypes" Causing Offence Ads featuring "harmful gender stereotypes" which are likely to cause offence will be banned in Britain from Friday under new rules that could have a major impact on the industry....
11:34, 2019-06-16

CONMEBOL Bans Lionel Messi For Three Months, To The Delight Of Barcelona Fans Lionel Messi’s 2019 Copa América odyssey is back with a vengeance. After receiving a one-match ban for his bizarre red card alteraction with Chile’s Gary Medel, Messi has been handed a three-month ban...
03:00, 2019-08-04

| Facing measles outbreaks, New York bans religious vaccination exemptions Confronted with both serious measles outbreaks and a growing anti-vaccine movement, New York lawmakers voted Thursday to ban religious exemptions that would allow parents to circumvent school-mandated...
20:51, 2019-06-15

YouTube reversal bans Holocaust hoaxers, stops pay for borderline creators YouTube said on Wednesday it would remove videos that deny factual catastrophes such as the Holocaust ever happened and stop sharing ad revenue with channels that skirt too close to its rules, a major...
23:51, 2019-06-05

India seeks bans for Deloitte, KPMG arm for alleged auditing lapses India is seeking to ban Deloitte Haskins Sells and KPMG affiliate BSR & Associates for five years, alleging lapses in their audits of a unit of Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services (IL&FS), whi...
15:51, 2019-06-11

Huawei Cancels Launch of New MateBook Laptop, Citing US Trade Bans Chinese tech giant Huawei has cancelled the planned launch of a new MateBook laptop at the CES Asia 2019 trade show in Shanghai this week due to sweeping U.S. sanctions against the company, Ars Techni...
08:51, 2019-06-13

Chelsea issues bans to fans for racist abuse of Raheem Sterling Chelsea has issued bans to six of its fans -- one a lifetime ban -- following the racist abuse of Manchester City's Raheem Sterling during an English Premier League match at Stamford Bridge in Decembe...
18:01, 2019-07-31

Vermont Moves to Protect Abortion Rights as Other States Impose Bans In Vermont, Democrats are pushing for an amendment protecting abortion rights in the State Constitution. Elsewhere, demonstrators were marching outside statehouses on Tuesday....
19:00, 2019-05-22

British court bans arms sales to Saudis over Yemen concerns A London court issued a historic legal decision Thursday to ban British arms sales to Saudi Arabia, as part of an effort to stop the years-long violence wrought by civil war in Yemen....
19:01, 2019-06-20

Two Hong Kong Cricketers Receive Life Bans For Match-Fixing The ICC on Monday banned two Hong Kong cricketers, Irfan Ahmed and Nadeem Ahmed for life after an investigation revealed their involvement in match fixing....
20:00, 2019-08-26

Microsoft Bans Employees From Using Slack, Has AWS and Google Docs on a 'Discouraged' List PC giant Microsoft has informed its staff not to use popular chat app and competitor Slack, adding it to a list of “prohibited and discouraged technology” comprised of software and services that it do...
17:17, 2019-06-23

State bans floating billboards to prevent ‘Times Square on the Hudson’ The proposed legislation, passed Thursday, is intended to address a recent spate of complaints about boats ferrying gaudy ads, which critics said marred some of the Big Apple’s most scenic views....
16:00, 2019-06-23

Thailand bans pig imports from Laos after African swine fever outbreak Thailand will ban pig imports from Laos for 90 days after its neighbor confirmed the first outbreak of deadly African swine fever, an official notice said....
01:34, 2019-06-23

Rome bans sitting on Spanish Steps, puzzling hot, tired tourists You can walk up and down Rome's famed Spanish Steps all you want but don't try sitting down to take in the moment any more because police will shoo you away with a whistle and threaten you with a......
12:34, 2019-08-09

NBA bans Warriors investor for a year after he shoved Raptors’ Kyle Lowry “Mr. Stevens’ behavior last night did not reflect the high standards that we hope to exemplify as an organization,” the Warriors said in a statement....
05:51, 2019-06-07

Trump administration bans federal agencies from buying Huawei, ZTE tech The Trump administration has banned U.S. federal agencies from buying equipment and obtaining services from Huawei and two other companies as part of the government’s latest crackdown on Chinese...
12:34, 2019-08-09

Gov. Cuomo bans flavored e-cigarettes in New York after vaping illnesses, deaths Gov. Andrew Cuomo banned flavored e-cigarettes in New York with an executive order amid growing investigation into mysterious vaping-related illnesses        ...
22:17, 2019-09-15

Ubisoft Bans Player-Created Assassin's Creed Quests That Let You Level Up By Doing Nothing Last month, Ubisoft released a tool that allows players to create their own quests in Assassin’s Creed Odyssey. Players could choose to have other players’ custom quests appear in their games.. Almost...
02:51, 2019-07-12

Twitter bans anti-Trump Krassenstein brothers over fake accounts Twitter has put the kibosh on the Krassenstein brothers – saying the anti-Trump trolls had broken the site’s rules by operating fake accounts. Brian and Ed Krassenstein, who gained a wide following fo...
20:51, 2019-05-24

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

UPDATE 1-Norway's pension fund KLP bans investment in alcohol, gambling firms KLP, Norway's largest pension fund, said on Tuesday it will no longer invest in gambling companies and alcohol makers, and recently sold stocks and bonds in such firms worth about $320 million....
08:51, 2019-05-28

Massive shark fin haul into Hong Kong dodges global shipping bans Two global shipping firms that have vowed not to transport shark fin products inadvertently moved a 40-foot container of the controversial delicacy from Nicaragua to Hong Kong this year, both companie...
12:51, 2019-07-10

NWSL Bans Utah Royals Fan Who Yelled Racist Slurs At Portland Goalkeeper The NWSL announced Saturday that a Utah Royals fan has been banned from all games at Utah’s Rio Tinto Stadium and all National Women’s Soccer League games, after the fan yelled racist taunts at the Po...
00:17, 2019-09-15

UPDATE 2-Brazil bans Merieux labs from food inspections after meatpacker BRF scandal Brazil's Ministry of Agriculture officially banned three laboratories from conducting food inspections over their involvement in a food safety testing scandal that ensnared meatpacker BRF SA, accordin...
01:17, 2019-05-23

Judge scolds Trump ex-adviser Stone and bans social media posts A visibly irritated federal judge on Tuesday banned President Donald Trump's former adviser Roger Stone from posting on social media, describing him as behaving like a schoolchild unable to follow sim...
22:51, 2019-07-16

California Temporarily Bans Face Recognition Tech on Police Body Cams California became the largest state to ban police from using body cameras with facial recognition software after lawmakers passed a three-year moratorium Thursday, Reuters reported. This landmark bill...
07:34, 2019-09-13

Dutch court bans Hells Angels biker club, citing violence A Dutch court banned the Hells Angels motorcycle club and ordered all of its chapters to close in the Netherlands, saying the organization has a track record of violent crime and is a danger to public...
02:34, 2019-05-30

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

42 state AGs, elected prosecutors sign statement refusing to enforce new abortion bans Elected prosecutors from a long list of states committed to vowed to uphold the landmark abortion ruling in Roe v. Wade and use their "immense discretion" to refuse charging violations of restrictive ...
04:00, 2019-06-09

Buenos Aires judge bans delivery apps after road accidents spike Ruling also raises concerns over workers’ rights, and orders credit card companies to block transactions made via appsWhen a courier delivering a takeaway in Buenos Aires was hit by a car, the company...
12:34, 2019-08-16

Facebook bans Israeli Likud Party after message on Benjamin Netanyahu's page Facebook on Thursday suspended the Israeli Likud Party campaign from its Messenger app for violating hate speech policies ahead of national elections next week....
19:00, 2019-09-12

Doctors' organization: calling abortion bans 'fetal heartbeat bills' is misleading American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists says term does not ‘reflect medical accuracy or clinical understanding’America’s largest professional organization for doctors specializing in women...
16:17, 2019-06-05

Federal lawsuit seeks to block Georgia law that bans most abortions; says the measure is unconstitutional ATLANTA (AP) — Federal lawsuit seeks to block Georgia law that bans most abortions; says the measure is unconstitutional. The post Federal lawsuit seeks to block Georgia law that bans most abortions; ...
16:17, 2019-06-28

Trump administration bans government scientists from using aborted fetal tissue in research The Trump administration will block government scientists from acquiring new fetal tissue from abortions to use in medical research, a major victory for abortion opponents....
20:51, 2019-06-05

Anti-vaxxers defeated: NY bans exemptions as doctors vote to step up fight Enlarge / Actress Jessica Biel supporting prominent anti-vaxxer Robert F. Kennedy Jr. in an effort to protect non-medical vaccine exemptions. (credit: Instragram) Anti-vaccine advocates received a ...
01:34, 2019-06-15

Brazil bans legal land-clearing fires in wake of Amazon wildfires Brazil’s government is banning most legal fires, used for land-clearing, for at least 60 days in the wake of the massive fires that ravished the Amazon rainforest, according to a new report. An offici...
15:34, 2019-08-30

'White supremacy': popular knitting website Ravelry bans support for Trump Administrators take action to ensure site ‘is inclusive of all’One of the biggest knitting websites in the world, which claims to have more than 8 million members, has announced that it will ban users...
07:34, 2019-06-24

YouTube bans neo-Nazi and Holocaust-denial videos in push against hate speech Enlarge (credit: YouTube / Getty / Aurich Lawson) YouTube today expanded its hate-speech policy to ban more white supremacist videos, such as those that promote Nazi ideology. The site is also banni...
01:34, 2019-06-06

YouTube Bravely Bans Nazis Hours After Throwing LGBT Users Under the Bigot Bus The best place online to lead us unsuspecting sheep from an innocent recipe video to either a defense of racialist pseudoscience or pushes pedophiles towards videos of kids has decided maybe, just may...
02:00, 2019-06-06

UK bans ads promoting 'harmful gender stereotypes,' tying physique to romantic success The Committees of Advertising Practice (CAP)-- the United Kingdom's advertising regulatory agency -- enacted a rule Friday prohibiting ads from employing gender stereotypes that were "harmful" or impl...
04:51, 2019-06-15

TSA bans Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge 'thermal detonator' Coke bottles As Disney prepares to open its second Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge park in Orlando on Thursday, TSA is cracking down on one of its most collectible items — its $5 Coke bottles....
15:34, 2019-08-28

Tech Goons and CEOs Argue Abortion Bans Are 'Bad for Business' in Full-Page NYT Ad The overwhelmingly white male leadership of Silicon Valley will be the first to tell you that they, too, are socially liberal. As such, many of them ostensibly support women’s reproductive rights. On ...
23:17, 2019-06-10

In passage of ‘Free Willy’ bill, Canada bans captivity and breeding of whales and dolphins Orcas, dolphins and other cetaceans have made for popular attractions at some aquatic theme parks for decades, but their presence has been trailed by ethical concerns about their confinement....
00:01, 2019-06-12

Spirit Airlines bans passenger whose e-cigarette set off a plane's smoke alarm: reports Spirit Airlines has banned a traveler who set off a plane's smoke alarm after using an e-cigarette, according to multiple reports.       ...
02:51, 2019-06-10

eSwatini bans imports of live pigs from countries affected by African swine fever The Kingdom of eSwatini, formerly known as Swaziland, banned imports of live pigs on Monday from countries that test positive for African Swine Fever (ASF) after an outbreak of the disease in neighbor...
09:51, 2019-06-18

Science publisher IEEE bans Huawei but says trade rules will have ‘minimal impact’ on members The IEEE’s ban on Huawei following new trade restrictions in the United States has sent shock waves through the global academic circles. The organization responded saying the impact of the trade...
06:17, 2019-05-30

State abortion bans could benefit Democrats in 2020 elections as Republicans distance themselves from controversy Reuters/Kevin Lamarque Several restrictive abortion measures passed by conservative lawmakers could be a valuable asset for Democrats in next year's elections, members of both parties say. Laws like...
23:51, 2019-05-25

Google plays politics with China as it quietly bans state-sponsored YouTube accounts Google yesterday announced it’d banned 210 YouTube accounts “related to the ongoing protests in Hong Kong” and the discovery was “consistent with recent observations and actions related to China annou...
20:51, 2019-08-23

Hasbro Bans Plastic, Evil Dead 2 Fans Get a Guardian Angel, and More in Tabletop News Welcome back to Gaming Shelf, io9's regular column all about board games and tabletop roleplaying games. This time around, we’ve got a cool campaign from the folks behind Reigns: Game of Thrones, ...
16:51, 2019-09-04

Report: China Warns Foreign Tech Companies Not to Comply With Trump Trade Bans Chinese government officials summoned representatives from major tech companies both from the U.S. and elsewhere this week to warn them of “dire consequences” if they go along with the Trump administr...
04:51, 2019-06-09

Beijing bans solo travel to Taiwan amid rising cross-strait tensions The Chinese government announced Wednesday that it will suspend a program allowing solo tourists from 47 cities to visit Taiwan, amid rising cross-strait tensions....
10:01, 2019-08-01

Hundreds rally at U.S. Supreme Court, calling state abortion bans as step backward Abortion-rights campaigners, including Democrats seeking their party's 2020 presidential nomination, rallied at the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday to protest new restrictions on abortion passed by Repu...
00:17, 2019-05-22

Galaxy Fold's production can't catch a break, as Japan bans its display cover export One small transparent cover material, one big hurdle for Samsung's foldable phone strategy going forward - this could be the result from Japan's unexpected ban on various exports to Korea.Involved in ...
11:17, 2019-07-03

Malaysia's top supermarket chain bans 'palm-oil-free' products, government urges others to follow Malaysia's biggest supermarket chain Mydin has removed products labeled palm-oil-free from its stores, its top executive said on Thursday, as part of a campaign by the world's second-largest producer ...
19:51, 2019-09-05

Trump Got His Wish: Israel Bans Democratic Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib From Visiting Donald Trump is a petulant child who will only play the game if he can make the rules up as he goes. As it stands, the president of the United States can bash Muslims, blacks, gays and the left side o...
18:00, 2019-08-16

Cuban travel crackdown: US bans cruise ships and group tours from visiting island The new restrictions take effect Wednesday, but the government will allow anyone who has already paid for a trip to complete their travel.        ...
21:51, 2019-06-04

YouTube Bans Anti-Nazi Documentary From 1938 For Violating Hate Speech Policy [Updated] “Inside Nazi Germany” is one of the most important anti-Nazi documentaries in history. First released on January 20, 1938, the 15-minute movie became one of the first explicitly anti-Nazi newsreels to...
09:34, 2019-08-31

South Africa Bans ‘Gratuitously’ Displaying Apartheid-Era Flag, Will Be Considered Punishable Hate Speech South Africa’s Equality Court has banned flying the country’s apartheid-era flag, saying that “gratuitous” displays of the flag are acts of hate speech and racial discrimination....
06:17, 2019-08-23

| WATCH | Zimbabwe police fire teargas, beat demonstrators after court bans opposition protest Riot police in Zimbabwe fired teargas and beat demonstrators during a crackdown on opposition supporters who have taken to Harare's streets despite a protest ban....
14:00, 2019-08-16

Fourth U.S. City Bans Facial Recognition, Citing Threats to Free Speech and Civil Rights On Tuesday, the city of Cambridge, Massachusetts unanimously voted to prohibit local government from using facial recognition, becoming the fourth city in the country to institute such a ban over conc...
23:17, 2019-07-31

Portland Timbers fans plan protest after MLS bans supporters for waving Iron Front flag Portland Timbers supporters plan to protest after multiple fans received three-game bans for flying flags bearing Iron Front imagery during a match last weekend, the supporters group said Thursday....
18:17, 2019-09-06

FAA Bans Flights Near Persian Gulf as President Trump Orders Military Strike Against Iran Then Calls It Off The Federal Aviation Administration issued an emergency order overnight barring U.S.-based airlines from flying over some airspace controlled by Iran. The FAA order came just as news broke that Presid...
12:17, 2019-06-21

What happens when a festival gets cancelled? Several events have had to be pulled this summer, causing disappointment all round. But disgruntled punters wanting their money back are far from the only problem for organisers“It feels like a film s...
05:00, 2019-08-17

Major League Soccer club bans Utah couple from waving 'Betsy Ross flag' at games Two die-hard soccer fans in Utah say Major League Soccer's Real Salt Lake asked them to take down a Betsy Ross flag they were waving in the front row at a recent match because the team dubbed the star...
09:17, 2019-09-05

Canada bans Hong Kong consulate staff from travelling outside city after British worker detained in China It comes as the Chinese government announced that British Consulate employee Simon Cheng Man-kit has been held in neighbouring mainland city of Shenzhen...
15:17, 2019-08-23

South Africa bans deliberate display of apartheid-era flag after court rules it amounts to hate speech South Africa’s Equality Court severely restricted the display of the country’s old apartheid-era flag after ruling Wednesday that it constitutes hate speech and racial discrimination....
12:51, 2019-08-23

See What the Burning Man Festival Looks Like From Space Burning Man, the annual counter-cultural event famous for its performances, art installations and party-like atmosphere, is well underway. What started in 1986 as a small shindig in San Francisco has ...
00:00, 2019-08-29

What to expect at the Bayreuth Festival The festival steeped in tradition has announced generational change: In 2020, the "Ring" will be produced by an extremely young team. This year's staging of "Tannhäuser" is predicted to be opulent — a...
19:51, 2019-07-31

Watch The Future of Everything Festival The Wall Street Journal’s second annual Future of Everything Festival featured more than 90 speakers on stage over three days in New York. Catch up on all the panels....
16:17, 2019-05-30

NBA bans Warriors investor Mark Stevens 1 year, fines him $500,000 for shoving Raptors’ Kyle Lowry in Game 3 of finals OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — NBA bans Warriors investor Mark Stevens 1 year, fines him $500,000 for shoving Raptors’ Kyle Lowry in Game 3 of finals. The post NBA bans Warriors investor Mark Stevens 1 ...
23:51, 2019-06-06

'Creating Woodstock': how festival came together, and almost fell apart Mick Richards was among the 450,000 people at Woodstock in 1969, but he did not think much about his "uneventful" 24 hours there until years later, when his teenage son started asking about the festiv...
17:00, 2019-08-16

More than just mooncakes: A guide to Mid-Autumn Festival It's time to hang a lantern, rip open a mooncake and peel a pomelo -- Mid-Autumn Festival is just around the corner. Find out what this festival is and how it's celebrated....
05:34, 2019-09-12

Switzerland's wine festival – in pictures The Swiss town of Vevey has staged a once-in-a-generation celebration of its winemakers, with fancy dress, alpine horns, cows and dancers kicking off a festival that dates back to the 18th century. Th...
16:01, 2019-07-19

More people arrested than ever before at Burning Man festival Authorities arrested at least 58 people, 14 more than last year, and most of the arrests were primarily for drug possessionAuthorities arrested at least 58 people at this year’s Burning Man festival i...
20:51, 2019-09-04

Woodstock 50 anniversary festival canceled Woodstock 50 was scheduled to take place for three days in mid-August. Just days before the event, organizers have called off the festival planned to commemorate the legendary 1969 celebration of peac...
13:51, 2019-08-01

PEN World Voices Festival: It happened to me Presented with The GuardianThe 2019 PEN World Voices Festival will bring more than 200 writers and artists representing over 50 nationalities to New York City and Los Angeles this month to discuss and...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Winners at the Cannes Film Festival Stars grace the red carpet during the 72nd annual Cannes International Film Festival in Cannes, France, in May, 2019. The winners were announced Saturday...
10:00, 2019-05-26

Five eco-friendly festival camping essentials From waterproof paperboard tents to biodegradable wipes, here’s how to go green this festival seasonIt is estimated that 250,000 tents are abandoned at music festivals across the UK every year, amount...
07:51, 2019-06-21

Hot-air balloons fly at the European Balloon Festival Hot-air balloon pilots participate in the annual European Balloon Festival in Igualada, Spain. The balloon festival is one of the largest in Europe.       ...
14:34, 2019-07-12

PEN World Voices Festival: Meditations on war Presented with The GuardianThe 2019 PEN World Voices Festival will bring more than 200 writers and artists representing over 50 nationalities to New York City and Los Angeles this month to discuss and...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Film festival special and It Chapter 2 We pick out highlights from Toronto and London Film Festivals so you know what everyone will be talking about come awards season. Stevie's chat with Jessica Chastain is horrifying enough but for fans ...
00:17, 2019-09-06

Woodstock 50 Was Just Canceled. Here’s Everything to Know About the Ill-Fated Festival Fifty years ago, a festival took place in Bethel, New York, that would live on forever in the American imagination. The Woodstock Music and Arts Festival of 1969 defined the era of hippiedom, often se...
19:00, 2019-08-01

Turmeric festival sparkles with spice The small Indian town of Jejuri in western Maharashtra state sparkles with gold during the Bhandara Festival, or the Festival of Turmeric. (June 4)        ...
12:34, 2019-06-04

Our apologies to anyone who had to stand behind Shaq at this EDM festival Shaquille O’Neal is 7"1, which is a great advantage when it comes to, say, playing basketball, but must be a real hindrance to a lot of other day-to-day stuff like flying in a plane, lying in a b...
18:17, 2019-07-22

Serbian festival crowns longest mustache At a festival in rural Serbia, retired construction worker Zoran Lazarevic is crowned the king of facial hair with his 140cm-long white mustache.        ...
22:51, 2019-08-05

From Fyre Festival to Hustlers: why are we so obsessed with scammers? This year has seen a treasure trove’s worth of scamming documentaries, podcasts, TV shows and movies, all appealing to a collective interest in the con2019 is shaping up to be the year of the scam. Th...
14:34, 2019-08-29

The WIRED25 Festival Is Back—Get Ready to Fix Things Join us for four days of lively stage chats and workshops with luminaries and icons, from Chris Evans and N. K. Jemisin to Stewart Butterfield and NSA cybersecurity head Anne Neuberger....
19:00, 2019-09-12

Bonnaroo attendee dies after becoming unresponsive at festival A 27-year-old Bonnaroo attendee died after becoming unresponsive at the three-day music and arts festival in Tennessee, organizers said. The male concertgoer, who was there with his father, was discov...
19:34, 2019-06-17

Hartalika Teej 2019: How And Why This Festival Is Celebrated Hartalika teej is one of the main festivals for married women in India. The festival is celebrated in Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand and Madhya Pradesh....
10:17, 2019-09-02

Moments from the 2019 Venice Film Festival The 76th annual Venice Film Festival runs from Aug. 28-Sept. 7, 2019, in Venice, Italy, with Argentine filmmaker Lucrecia Martel serving as jury president....
18:34, 2019-08-31

Bayreuth Festival: A Tannhäuser that goes beyond the love-sex dilemma The Bayreuth Festival opens with Richard Wagner's "Tannhäuser." Director Tobias Kratzer told DW how he sees the play as being more about artistic aspirations than the Romantic conflict between pure an...
17:34, 2019-07-24

Judge: Woodstock music festival can license its name to pot A judge says the owners of the Woodstock music festival name can license it to create a marijuana brand marking the 50th anniversary of the famed gathering....
20:17, 2019-07-31

Residents Step Up To Continue Honey Festival BREATHITT COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– The Honey Festival is a tradition that has been around more than four decades, but rumors on social media made people wonder if the festival would continue. Matt ...
05:34, 2019-06-11

Painting the town red: la Tomatina festival – in pictures La Tomatina festival in Buñol, a town in eastern Spain, began in 1945 but was banned for much of General Franco’s regime. Last year, 22,000 attendees threw about 150 tonnes of ripe tomatoes Continue r...
14:34, 2019-08-29

Switzerland celebrates rare wine festival Dubbed a once-in-a-generation spectacle, Swiss and tourists alike are flocking to a Lake Geneva town to celebrate the region's winemakers. Organizers said the festival "highlights the work on the vine...
05:01, 2019-07-20

| Gunman who shot three at US festival killed himself: coroner The 19-year-old perpetrator of the latest mass shooting in the United States killed himself, the coroner's office says, contradicting police accounts that officers had shot the teen dead within a minu...
12:34, 2019-08-03

Shaq had a blast at the Tomorrowland festival in Belgium Shaquille O’Neal was seen in the front row at the Tomorrowland festival in Belgium and danced with the crowd.        ...
22:34, 2019-07-20

Coroner: Gunman of Gilroy festival killed himself GILROY, Calif. (AP) — The gunman in the deadly Northern California festival shooting killed himself, according to a finding by the Santa Clara County coroner’s office that contradicts earlier police a...
17:00, 2019-08-03

Edinburgh Festival Fringe cashing in on 90s nostalgia From a Spice Girls tribute act through to musical versions of Friends and cult film favourite Cruel Intentions, 90s nostalgia features heavily at this year's Edinburgh Festival Fringe....
18:17, 2019-08-03

PEN World Voices Festival: Siri, where's my democracy? Presented with The GuardianThe 2019 PEN World Voices Festival will bring more than 200 writers and artists representing over 50 nationalities to New York City and Los Angeles this month to discuss and...
14:38, 2019-05-21

2019 Oro Valley Music Festival has been canceled The fourth annual Oro Valley Music Festival was held at Naranja Park. ORO VALLEY, Ariz. –The largest outdoor festival in southern Arizona has been canceled. On Tuesday, Oro Valley Music Festival poste...
06:17, 2019-06-07

10-Day Onam Festival And The Homecoming Of King Mahabali Onam is the 10-day harvest festival celebrated in Kerala. The festival, celebrated on a grand scale, marks the homecoming of King Mahabali, a mythological character. This year, Onam festivities began....
19:00, 2019-09-10

EVE Online Hosted A Fan Festival At One Player's House Player meetups for EVE Online are as much a part of the game’s culture as its spaceships. These gatherings run the gamut of size and spectacle, from small groups drinking with friends at their local b...
03:00, 2019-08-28

The Parking Lot at the Goodwood Festival of Speed Never Disappoints On the rainy fourth and final day of the Goodwood Festival of Speed I did one of my favorite things: take a gander at the parking lot. Yeah, there’s loads of cool metal running up the hill faster than...
18:00, 2019-07-08

2 gored in Spain’s running of the bulls festival PAMPLONA, Spain — Spanish officials say the opening bull run of this year’s San Fermin festival in the northern city of Pamplona has left at least five people injured, including two who were gor...
15:01, 2019-07-07

Motoring festival to launch in 2021 in Atlanta Festival of Motoring USA will be held at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta and will feature new and classic vehicle displays, skid pads, self-drive tracks, 4x4 off-road experiences, technology showcases a...
09:34, 2019-09-10

How to Listen to Every Minute of the Original Woodstock Festival The 50th anniversary Woodstock concert may not have panned out as originally planned, but if you can’t make it to the Maryland event, here’s something you can still do to celebrate: listen to the orig...
13:00, 2019-08-16

This app helped me get front-row sound from the back of a festival For years, musicians Mike Einziger and Ann Marie Calhoun wanted to provide music fans a better sound experience when they were on tour. Sure, fans who got front-row seats had a great experience, but w...
03:17, 2019-09-08

Lexington Pride Festival Celebrates Milestones LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Lexington’s annual LGBTQ Pride celebration is noting several milestones this year. The city’s 12th annual Pride Festival coincides with a important annive...
14:34, 2019-06-29

‘I plugged my nebuliser into a riot van’: what is it like being disabled at a festival? For people with disabilities, going to live shows can require military-grade planning. Eight enthusiasts explain the ups and downs of following the artists they loveFestival season is upon us, and the...
20:17, 2019-05-28

Ferrari P80/C makes UK debut at Festival of Speed P80/C's designers worked with a large degree of creative freedom One-off 488 GT3-based track car has taken four years to develop; it pays homage to the Dino and 330 models The Ferrari P80/C, a one...
00:00, 2019-07-06

San Fermín running of the bulls festival – in pictures Hundreds of thousands of visitors attend the fiesta in Pamplona, Spain, many participating in the highlight event – the running of the bulls, or encierro Continue reading......
17:51, 2019-07-07

Porsche 911 RSR Unveiled At The 2019 Goodwood Festival The 911 RSR made its world debut on July 6, 2019 at the Goodwood Festival Of Speed and will make its race debut at the season-opening round of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) at Silverstone...
17:17, 2019-07-07

Backstage at Sundance Film Festival London Katie, Stevie and Bethany hang out at Sundance Film Festival London to get the lowdown on upcoming releases and hear from Emma Thompson about her movie Late Show....
12:17, 2019-05-31

2019 Goodwood Festival of Speed: preview News 26 Jun, 2019 The revamped Goodwood Festival of Speed will open its doors to the public on July 4, with a host of new attractions and a new theme...
23:00, 2019-06-27

Rheingau Music Festival: 'We are totally independent' In a country with a highly subsidized culture scene, Germany's Rheingau Music Festival stands out — it doesn't depend on public funding. The managing director explains how that works....
20:51, 2019-06-21

See the Best Celebrity Kid Moments at the Cannes Film Festival It's a family affair! The Cannes Film Festival might not be Disneyland, but it's a special place for Hollywood's biggest and brightest stars to bring their kids. During the......
06:00, 2019-05-25

Five injured during Pamplona festival – but none gored by bulls Red Cross says those hurt after running of the bulls at San Fermín were taken to hospitalFive people have been taken to hospital after being injured during the running of the bulls at San Fermín festi...
13:00, 2019-07-13

Hot-air balloons soar at the European Balloon Festival Hot-air balloon pilots participate in the annual European Balloon Festival in Igualada, Spain. The balloon festival is one of the largest in Europe.       ...
03:17, 2019-07-12

'It's an act of defiance': the rise of all-female festival lineups Major music festivals such as Reading and Leeds continue to feature mostly male artists, but a number of events are fighting back by removing men from the billing altogetherIn 2015, music blog Crack i...
17:17, 2019-08-20

Roxodus music festival cancelled, organizers say The event, which boasted a lineup with Aerosmith, Kid Rock, Nickelback, Lynyrd Skynyrd, announced the cancellation of the four-day show on Wednesday morning. ...
15:00, 2019-07-03

Venice Film Festival 2019 highlights Juliette Binoche, Brad Pitt and Meryl Streep are among the stars set to light up this year's film festival in Venice. But despite a highly international competition selection, only two women directors...
22:00, 2019-08-27

PEN World Voices Festival: Transfronterizo Life Presented with The GuardianThe 2019 PEN World Voices Festival will bring more than 200 writers and artists representing over 50 nationalities to New York City and Los Angeles this month to discuss and...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Will 'Alienstock' at Area 51 be the new Burning Man – or the next Fyre Festival? Conspiracy theorists, shitposters and EDM enthusiasts plan to descend on rural Nevada and locals are worriedOn 27 June, Matty Roberts, a 20-year-old college student and video game enthusiast, created ...
18:51, 2019-08-21

At least 31 die in stampede at Muslim religious festival in Iraq At least 31 pilgrims have died after a walkway collapsed, causing a stampede at a Shia Muslim religious ritual in the Iraqi city of Karbala, officials have said....
10:34, 2019-09-11

Experience: I gave birth at Glastonbury festival My friend Tracy was crying her eyes out, covered in blood, dressed as a pandaIn June 2013, I was nearly nine months pregnant, and I took my hospital bag with me to the festival – but only because ever...
12:17, 2019-06-21

Without Borders Film Festival: Bad Saarow's celebration of cinema With nationalism on the rise globally, the Without Borders Film Festival held in a lake town near Berlin has chosen the motto "We" in 2019. Films shine a light on outsiders and people seeking their pl...
21:00, 2019-08-29

Turkfest: Ireland's little festival with a big heart – a photo essay Every summer, the population of Inishturk, an island off Ireland’s west coast, swells to five times its normal size – when it opens its doors to 200 Turkfest revellersInishturk is an island nine miles...
14:17, 2019-08-21

| WATCH | Serbian festival crowns longest moustache At a festival in rural Serbia, retired construction worker Zoran Lazarevic is crowned the king of facial hair with his 140cm-long white moustache, the longest in a local competition....
20:51, 2019-08-05

Woodstock 50 music festival called off due to 'unforeseen setbacks' The troubled Woodstock 50 anniversary music festival planned for August was officially canceled on Wednesday, with organizers blaming a series of "unforeseen setbacks."...
03:51, 2019-08-01

Toronto Film Festival kicks off with The Band, Iannucci The 44th Toronto International Film Festival is kicks off Thursday with a documentary celebration of Canada’s own The Band and the premiere of Armando Iannucci’s adaptation of ‘David Copperfield’...
06:17, 2019-09-06

Roger Waters rocks Venice Film Festival with 'US + THEM' Pink Floyd co-founder Roger Waters brought his "US + THEM" concert movie to the Venice Film Festival on Friday, transporting audiences to one of his live performances....
22:51, 2019-09-06

Jay-Z, John Fogerty pull out of Woodstock 50 music festival Rap superstar Jay-Z has pulled out of the troubled Woodstock 50 music festival that is supposed to take place next month, a person with knowledge of the matter said on Friday....
03:51, 2019-08-01

In photos: Moments from the 2019 Venice Film Festival The 76th annual Venice Film Festival runs from Aug. 28-Sept. 7, 2019, in Venice, Italy, with Argentine filmmaker Lucrecia Martel serving as jury president....
19:34, 2019-08-29

The best photography from Cortona on the Move festival 2019 – in pictures The relationship between humans and the landscape is the theme of Italy’s leading contemporary photography festival. Now in its ninth year, Cortona on the Move brings together photographers from aroun...
14:17, 2019-08-21

Laughter in dark places at most international Edinburgh Festival yet The world's biggest celebration of the performing arts begins on Friday in Edinburgh, with its most international line-up yet grappling with issues every bit as weighty as those that set the tone for ...
17:51, 2019-08-01

50th anniversary of Woodstock music festival celebrated Ringo Starr, Arlo Guthrie and the Edgar Winter Brand performed this week at a concert in upstate New York, celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Woodstock music festival....
08:34, 2019-08-18

Lollapalooza 2019: Best photos from inside the music festival Lollapalooza 2019 runs Aug. 1-4 in Chicago's Grant Park and features headliners including Childish Gambino, Twenty One Pilots and Ariana Grande.        ...
16:51, 2019-08-02

Boardmasters Festival cancelled after severe weather warning The Boardmasters Festival, which was due to take place in Cornwall this coming weekend, has been called off because of warnings about severe weather conditions....
13:34, 2019-08-07

Out of the comfort zone: The 72nd Locarno Film Festival The new artistic director Lili Hinstin is carefully seeking to steer Locarno into different avenues, as is shown in the 2019 program. A number of German filmmakers are there as well....
17:34, 2019-08-07

IOC hopes to remain relevant with Tokyo's 'urban festival' The International Olympic Committee (IOC) hopes that Tokyo 2020’s "urban festival", which will offer fans the chance to try out Olympic sports, will help the governing body remain relevant and increas...
03:34, 2019-09-12

Nepal festival celebrates end of monsoon season – in pictures The annual Infra Jatra festival, named after the god of rain and heaven, is celebrated by worshipping, singing, dancing and feasting in Kathmandu valley Continue reading......
13:00, 2019-09-11

OnePlus TV To Go On Sale During Amazon Great Indian Festival OnePlus CEO Pete Lau has said that OnePlus TV will come with eight speakers with 50W output and Dolby Atmos support that will offer an "infinity sound experience"....
18:34, 2019-09-12

Cops seized illegal gun as J’Ouvert festival began Less than an hour after Brooklyn’s J’Ouvert festival officially kicked off Monday morning, cops said, they made at least one gun arrest at the raucous dawn celebration that has in the past been marred...
17:51, 2019-09-02

European band pulls out of Lebanon festival in protest European rock band Within Temptation says it is cancelling its concert at a Lebanese music festival in solidarity with a local group whose show was pulled from the program under pressure from Christia...
17:51, 2019-08-04

Toronto Film Festival wrap-up: The best and worst movies With 245 feature films showing this year, it’s impossible to see everything at the bustling Toronto International Film Festival. But after a week of filmgoing and industry buzz, some themes and ...
06:00, 2019-09-13

St. Barth Gourmet Festival to return in fall 2019 The St. Barth sixth-annual Gourmet Festival takes place this fall — another sign of recovery from a hurricane that wrecked the West Indies island in 2017. The festival, which will be held Nov. 6-10, “...
19:51, 2019-09-03

Belgian festival criticized over blackface character ‘the Savage’ Ath, Belgium – Hundreds of spectators cheered and applauded as the chief protagonist of a Belgian parade – “the Savage” – appeared in the town of Ath on Sunday, but anti-racism group...
23:00, 2019-08-26

Uneasy calm in Indian Kashmir on Islamic festival day Uneasy calm prevails in Indian-administered Kashmir as people celebrate Islamic festival during an unprecedented crackdown after India moved to strip the region of its constitutional autonomy...
08:00, 2019-08-12

Garlic Festival shooter shot himself in the head, coroner says The Gilroy Garlic Festival shooter Santino William Legan died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head, according to Nicole Lopez of the Santa Clara County Coroner's Office. Legan's manner of d...
10:34, 2019-08-03

Gilroy Garlic Festival shooter killed himself, coroner says The gunman who opened fire on unsuspecting festival-goers at the Gilroy Garlic Festival just days ago died by suicide, the Coroner's Office found.        ...
06:00, 2019-08-03

California garlic festival gunman killed self, coroner says A coroner's report on the gunman who opened fire at the Gilroy food festival in Northern California last Sunday night said he committed suicide, contrary to police accounts that law enforcement killed...
05:00, 2019-08-03

How 'Woodstock' movie shaped festival's place in counterculture Michael Wadleigh never played a note and is not a household name, but he may be the person most responsible for securing Woodstock's place in history as the epitome of Sixties counterculture....
03:00, 2019-08-14

Happy Mid-Autumn Festival! Explore the Legends and the Myths Nearly everyone has heard of the Chinese New Year festival, but there is another festival that is very important in China and East Asia. ...
23:00, 2019-09-13

Roadkill Nights festival gives Dodge a venue to showcase hp The popular FCA-sponsored event in suburban Detroit has become an unofficial kickoff to the annual Woodward Dream Cruise, and racers don't even have to drive Dodges....
01:34, 2019-08-10

Edinburgh international book festival 2019 – in pictures From prime ministers to sheep herders to broadcasters and novelists, photographer Murdo MacLeod captures the stars of this year’s event Continue reading......
23:00, 2019-08-27

Glastonbury Festival attracts the masses at five-day outdoor show The Glastonbury Festival in England attracted the masses for a five-day experience. Guests can enjoy live musical performances, art displays and more.        ...
01:34, 2019-06-29

The best off-duty outfits from Cannes Film Festival 2019 The most enthralling of this year's film festival looks are to be found far from the red carpet. Start your search in the arrivals lounge, says Karen Dacre...
20:00, 2019-05-21

The first annual FantasyWood Festival aims to enchant and engage Over Memorial Day weekend, Merriweather Park will be filled with fairies, unicorns, mermaids and monsters. Accept The Quest, and you can become part of the story, too....
04:34, 2019-05-22

Apollo 50 Festival: Washington celebrates the moon landing Space fans can learn all about the moon, Mars and NASA at a three-day event in the US capital. Whether you want to know about satellite imaging or be run over by a Mars rover — it's all there!...
05:01, 2019-07-20

Bullring worker gored to death at Spanish festival Horrifying footage shows a huge bull charging straight at a bullring worker — killing him instantly as he was gored through the neck. The bull ran out in front of cheering spectators on Sunday at an a...
19:34, 2019-06-17

Pavement is getting back together for a pair of 2020 festival dates It’s been nine years since Stephen Malkmus and the members of Pavement last reunited to play some tunes, rock some shows, and—as is their wont—bedevil the gentle mental equilibrium of one William Corg...
12:17, 2019-06-02

Barcelona's Primavera Sound festival is heading to California America sucks in many varied ways, but soon a cool thing from another country will be coming around to jazz up our disappointing waves of grain and washed-out purple mountains. As reported by Variety,...
03:17, 2019-06-03

UK’s anxiety takes center stage at Hay ideas festival HAY-ON-WYE, Wales (AP) — At Britain’s leading literary gathering, the word of the year was anxiety. Fifty shades of worry —about climate change, mental health and of course Brexit — dominated th...
13:51, 2019-06-03

Ask The Salty Waitress: Can I get a refund on this terrible festival food? Dear Salty, Some friends and I went to a music festival last weekend. The first night, after we’d been drinking and standing all day, we were starving and tried to order some sandwiches from a BBQ ven...
02:17, 2019-07-23

VW targeting F1 Goodwood Festival of Speed record with evolved ID. R Volkswagen aims to break the 20-year-old Formula 1-established overall Goodwood Festival of Speed hillclimb record with its updated ID. R electric prototype, says its motorsport boss Sven Smeets...
20:00, 2019-07-03

Goodwood Festival sculpture celebrates Aston Martin Central Feature highlights British firm's World Sportscar Championship title win at the venue Aston Martin is be the subject of this year’s Central Feature at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, with a s...
13:17, 2019-07-04

Without Phish, Bonnaroo might not exist: How the jam band paved the way for the festival Phish's Trey Anastasio tells us how the band built their own festivals in the '90s, which helped create a blueprint for Bonnaroo.        ...
20:51, 2019-06-11

The island that was used to promote the Fyre Festival is on sale for $11.8 million Private island Saddle Back Cay was used in the promotional video for the festival, which featured supermodels including Bella Hadid and Kendall Jenner and was widely distributed on social media....
13:00, 2019-07-03

Gamers Prepare to Play Music-Festival Stage Music and videogames will converge at the new Metarama festival in Las Vegas this fall, the latest confluence of two industries looking to bank off the booming live-entertainment business....
17:51, 2019-06-19

Glastonbury festival babies and solstice quirks | Letters Babies were once not uncommon at the festival, and some couples perhaps planned a summer solstice birth, writes Dr Chris Howes, while Hugh Levinson poins out that the earliest sunrise and latest sunse...
20:34, 2019-06-23

Bjorn Again kick off music at sun-drenched Glastonbury Festival Abba-tribute act Bjorn Again opened Glastonbury Festival's famous Pyramid Stage in hot sunshine as organizers encouraged festival goers to put on sunscreen and drink plenty of water....
00:34, 2019-06-29

'Unwanted': Glastonbury festival's message to Boris Johnson The prospect of Boris Johnson as PM inspires artists and musicians to get creativeFrom speeches by political figures to anti-war protests and climate marches, Glastonbury has been long known for its r...
21:00, 2019-06-28

37th Munich Film Festival: The power of reality Focusing on socially critical cinema, the 2019 Munich Film Festival shows the consequences of globalization — in both fictional and documentary films. But the directors also seek to entertain....
20:00, 2019-06-28

How the Moers Festival became a celebration of avant-garde change The organizers and musicians of the renowned Moers Festival are committed to promoting and exploring new soundscapes. Here's how the avant-garde music festival in the small town became legendary....
15:51, 2019-06-07

Thousands start rocking up as UK's Glastonbury Festival opens Glastonbury, the world's largest greenfield festival, opened its gates on Wednesday to thousands of lucky ticket holders who have descended on Worthy Farm in southwest England to see performers rangin...
07:51, 2019-06-28

J-horror will never die as Sadako opens the Fantasia Film Festival Montreal’s Fantasia Film Festival isn’t just the longest (the festival goes on for a marathon three weeks) or the biggest (this year’s lineup includes more than 130 feature films) genre film festival...
04:51, 2019-06-28

Unique Volkswagen Golf GTI and R created for Worthersee festival News 30 May, 2019 VW commissioned two teams of apprentices to build a pair of bespoke high performance Volkswagen Golfs for Worthersee 2019...
14:34, 2019-05-31

| Famed Spanish bull run festival ends with more gorings Three men were gored during the eighth and final bull run of Spain's San Fermin festival, bringing to eight the total number of daredevils injured during this year's fiesta....
15:34, 2019-07-14

Goodwood Festival of Speed 2019: full preview The 26th annual Goodwood FoS will be the summer’s premier automotive event. Here’s the new models we know will be there so far Next month the Duke of Richmond will once again open up his substantial ...
20:17, 2019-06-27

‘Queen of Great Power’ chosen at Bolivian festival Organizers of Lord Jesus of the Great Power Festival, which fuses Andean and Catholic cultures, have chosen its queen to head the annual event which will mobilize 74,000 dancers and more than 4,000 mu...
02:34, 2019-05-26

'Queen of Great Power' chosen at Bolivian festival Organizers of the Lord Jesus of the Great Power Festival, which fuses Andean and Catholic cultures, have chosen the queen to head the annual event which will mobilize 74,000 dancers and more than 4,00...
01:00, 2019-05-26

Goldman CEO David Solomon to DJ at Tomorrowland music festival Goldman Sachs honcho David Solomon has scored a slot to DJ at Tomorrowland — a decadent European dance-music festival known for its undulating throngs of naked, sweaty, drug-fueled revelers. Solomon —...
00:00, 2019-06-15

The second annual By The People festival aims to be bigger, better and barge-ier An art barge on the Anacostia and a highbrow video installation in a hotel are just two examples of how Halcyon's festival is bringing art and civic dialogue to every corner of D.C....
22:00, 2019-06-12

Ja Rule is still talking about Fyre Festival for some ungodly reason It would be so easy for Ja Rule to simply not remind the public of his connection to the garbage barge fire that was Fyre Festival. Sure, there are two competing documentaries about the infamous disas...
22:00, 2019-06-06

Three people gored on first day of Spanish bull-running festival Three people were gored and a further two people suffered head trauma during the first day of Spain's best-known bull-running festival in the northern town of Pamplona on Sunday, the Red Cross said....
13:17, 2019-07-07

Pamplona bull-run festival steps up protection for women More police on duty as tourists descend on Spanish town to watch bulls and partyOne man was gored and two sustained head injuries during the first run of the week-long San Fermín running of the bulls ...
14:34, 2019-07-07

Rogue hot air balloon at Missouri festival leaves 1 injured At least one person was hurt after an out-of-control hot air balloon ripped through a crowded festival in Missouri on Saturday after organizers said an "experienced balloonist" grazed a tree....
16:00, 2019-06-23

3 runners gored racing with bulls at Pamplona’s festival _____ PAMPLONA, Spain (AP) — Five people were hospitalized after the opening bull run of this year’s San Fermin festival in Pamplona, including two Americans and a Spaniard who were gored by bulls, of...
18:51, 2019-07-07