GROWINGYOURNEWSWEBSITE.COM: Latest News and Analysis 2019-05-30, 06:48

Missing Millions Put an American-Funded Afghan College Under Scrutiny

The American University of Afghanistan is at risk of closing after United States government investigators said they could not account for $63 million in spending....

Missing Millions Put an American-Funded Afghan College Under Scrutiny

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Terror attacks on Afghan schools leave millions with no formal education Terrorist attacks against schools in Afghanistan have forced more than 1,000 to close, meaning nearly half the nation's children won't get a formal e...
2019-05-28, 23:32

Afghan musical prodigy sang in secret — and now he’s a Hunter College grad As a 5-year-old boy in Taliban-ruled Afghanistan, Elham Fanous and his dad sang in secret. “We had to close the door, curtains down, so no one would ...
2019-06-09, 05:32

Train passengers missing out on millions in compensation for journey delays, travel watchdog says Train passengers are missing out on millions of pounds worth of compensation for journey delays because the refund system is too complicated, a trave...
2019-07-22, 21:32

Body pulled from East River identified as missing college student The body pulled from the East River over a week ago has been identified as a 21-year-old University of Albany student who disappeared earlier this mo...
2019-05-28, 03:48

Body of missing University of Utah college student Mackenzie Lueck found, police say Salt Lake City police announced Friday they have found the body of missing student Mackenzie Lueck. The body was recovered Wednesday.   &#...
2019-07-06, 04:16

Nora Quoirin missing: Police not ruling out 'criminal element' after fingerprints found at resort where London teen went missing Malaysian police have said they are not ruling out a "criminal element" after fingerprints were found in a forest resort where a 15-year-old London g...
2019-08-08, 05:32

Facebook's Libra Needs Scrutiny, BOE's Carney Says Facebook’s Libra project should be carefully vetted by regulators, Bank of England Gov. Mark Carney is expected to say Thursday, offering an early in...
2019-06-21, 06:48

Bitcoin drops more than 10% as scrutiny of cryptocurrencies grows Bitcoin slumped more than 10% over the weekend to a two-week low as fears of a crackdown of cryptocurrencies grew on mounting scrutiny of Facebook's ...
2019-07-15, 18:16

F.A.A. Leaders Face Scrutiny Over Boeing 737 Max Certification At a Senate committee hearing Wednesday, officials from the Federal Aviation Administration defended their approval of the 737 Max and their response...
2019-08-01, 02:48

Austria's far-right FPÖ party under scrutiny for ties to Russia The Austrian government has collapsed over a scandal involving the alleged niece of a Russian oligarch. The far-right FPÖ party's unquestioning proxi...
2019-05-21, 23:48

Facebook’s new currency plan under scrutiny in Congress WASHINGTON (AP) — Facebook’s ambitious plan to create a financial eco-system based on a digital currency faces questions from lawmakers. ItR...
2019-07-16, 07:48

'Adults don't get it': why TikTok is facing greater scrutiny Success of video-sharing app among young has brought with it investigations over child safetyThe most downloaded app on the App Store for the last ye...
2019-07-05, 22:48

Amazon’s Deliveroo Investment Is Halted for U.K. Scrutiny A British regulator ordered that an Amazon-led cash infusion into the food-delivery start-up be paused to study whether it creates competition concer...
2019-07-05, 14:48

Roche's $4.3 bln Spark bid delayed again amid U.S., UK scrutiny Swiss drugmaker Roche's $4.3 billion takeover of U.S. gene therapy specialist Spark Therapeutics has been pushed back again, possibly beyond the firs...
2019-06-10, 11:01

Google's Scrutiny by Justice Department Has Been Building The Justice Department’s plans to investigate Alphabet Inc.’s Google have been building over time, amid a growing public conversation about whether t...
2019-06-02, 17:16

Fed, Congress Promise Scrutiny of Facebook Cryptocurrency The social network began to learn how Washington will check its push into digital currencies, with leaders of the Federal Reserve and an influential ...
2019-06-20, 03:48

A hefty donation to Trump’s inaugural comes under scrutiny WASHINGTON (AP) — Real estate mogul Franklin Haney contributed $1 million to President Donald Trump’s inaugural committee and all he’s go...
2019-05-27, 18:16

Report: The FTC May Be Considering Closer Antitrust Scrutiny of Amazon The Federal Trade Commission is putting Amazon under “closer watch,” a move that may signify heightened interest in some kind of antitrust investigat...
2019-06-02, 22:48

Where's Johnson? UK PM candidate criticized for avoiding scrutiny Boris Johnson, the favorite to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May, was criticized on Tuesday by rivals who said the former foreign minister w...
2019-06-11, 15:00

Facebook to face more scrutiny from Congress on Libra Facebook Inc will face more questioning on Wednesday by U.S. lawmakers over its planned cryptocurrency after a bruising first bout when senators fro...
2019-07-17, 13:16

Bitcoin Drops More Than 10 Percent as Scrutiny of Cryptocurrencies Grows Bitcoin slumped more than 10 percent over the weekend to a two-week low as fears of a crackdown of cryptocurrencies grew on mounting scrutiny of Face...
2019-07-15, 22:32

Apple CEO says scrutiny is ‘fair’ but denies company is a monopoly Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook denied that the company is a monopoly as the US government gears up for a potentially unprecedented probe into whether...
2019-06-04, 17:48

Amazon executive says company welcomes scrutiny of big tech One of Amazon.com Inc's top executives on Wednesday responded to reported information gathering by U.S. antitrust enforcers and to calls by some crit...
2019-06-06, 13:16

UPDATE 2-Where's Johnson? UK PM candidate criticised for avoiding scrutiny Boris Johnson, the favourite to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May, was criticised on Tuesday by rivals who said the former foreign minister ...
2019-06-11, 14:16

What would Churchill say? UK PM contest rivals say Boris Johnson needs scrutiny Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to replace Theresa May as Britain's prime minister, must face more scrutiny over his Brexit plans, his closest rival s...
2019-06-14, 12:32

Daimler says all costs under scrutiny after moderate start to 2019 Daimler's outgoing chief executive said on Wednesday that all of the luxury carmaker's costs were under review as he expressed dissatisfaction with t...
2019-05-22, 14:16

Amazon's Deal Spree Is Threatened by Washington Scrutiny Amazon.com has been on a buying binge in recent years, but the U.S. government’s increased scrutiny of large tech companies threatens to slow that pa...
2019-07-03, 13:16

Erdoğan faces scrutiny once more as Istanbul goes back to the polls Losing Istanbul for a second time would be embarrassing for the president’s AKP partyMillions of people across Istanbul have returned to the polls fo...
2019-06-23, 18:16

Intuit Raises Outlook Amid TurboTax Scrutiny Intuit raised its profit and sales outlook for the year, citing strong results in the latest quarter despite mounting legislative scrutiny over the b...
2019-05-24, 05:16

Facebook Remolds Defense Team as Scrutiny Intensifies Facebook has been revamping the leadership of its defense teams in the face of what is potentially the most serious antitrust threat to the company i...
2019-06-06, 23:32

Amazon's Alexa comes under scrutiny of Luxembourg privacy watchdog Luxembourg's privacy regulator has asked Amazon for information regarding its Alexa voice assistant, an indication of rising regulatory unease over ...
2019-08-08, 22:00

Roche's $4.3 billion Spark bid delayed again amid U.S., UK scrutiny Swiss drugmaker Roche's $4.3 billion takeover of U.S. gene therapy specialist Spark Therapeutics has been pushed back again, possibly beyond the firs...
2019-06-10, 09:16

Trump administration giving hi-tech visas new scrutiny The administration began rejecting more visa extensions for immigrants with high-tech or other specialized skills, a little-noticed policy change tha...
2019-08-02, 20:32

Why Google's Advertising Dominance Is Drawing Antitrust Scrutiny Google is the major force at every layer between advertisers and websites, one reason the Justice Department is laying the groundwork for potential a...
2019-06-17, 12:32

What you're watching, mutual fund scrutiny, and Uber's 'bloodbath' Netflix When you sit down to watch a TV show or movie on Netflix, you're helping fine tune the streaming giant's recommendation engine. As BI report...
2019-08-05, 09:48

U.S. regulators divide scrutiny of Amazon and Google: Washington Post U.S. antitrust regulators have divided oversight of Amazon.com Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google, putting Amazon under the watch of the Federal Trade Com...
2019-06-02, 08:32

YouTube’s cesspool of anger and hate faces growing scrutiny Facebook and Twitter have drawn the lion's share of scrutiny for hosting objectionable content. But YouTube now occupies its own circle of internet h...
2019-06-10, 17:32

Google Said to Have Fired Lobbyists in Wake of Growing Public Scrutiny Google is trying to plug a surge of public scrutiny around the world by overhauling how its policy office operates, with increased emphasis on having...
2019-06-14, 08:01

Cybersecurity of medical devices under scrutiny after FDA recalls insulin pumps According to experts, however, this is not an anomaly. Medical devices, including medical implants, are likely vulnerable to cybersecurity breaches d...
2019-06-30, 03:48

Military parts supplier TransDigm draws scrutiny over prices In a letter addressed to Defense Department Inspector General Glenn Fine, members of the House Oversight Committee called for a comprehensive investi...
2019-06-09, 05:16

UK Tories accuse favorite Boris Johnson of ducking scrutiny LONDON (AP) — Contenders to become Britain’s next prime minister are accusing front-runner Boris Johnson of trying to dodge scrutiny by not agr...
2019-06-14, 11:48

U.S. regulators divide scrutiny of Amazon and Google -Washington Post U.S. antitrust regulators have divided oversight of Amazon.com Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google, putting Amazon under the watch of the Federal Trade Com...
2019-06-02, 10:16

Dutch World Cup success comes at a cost as media scrutiny intensifies Success has come at a cost for the Netherlands at the women's World Cup as increased media scrutiny has turned up the pressure on Sarina Wiegman's si...
2019-06-21, 16:32

Tech giants face new scrutiny causing stocks to recoil Tech stocks short-circuited Monday on reports that Silicon Valley’s top companies are facing unprecedented scrutiny of their business practices by go...
2019-06-04, 04:32

Possible flight rule violations under scrutiny in New York helicopter crash The deadly rooftop crash-landing of a helicopter in the heart of New York City in rain and fog on Monday raised immediate questions about whether the...
2019-06-11, 04:00

Trump's praise of Lewandowski for U.S. Senate sparks scrutiny of his lobbying President Donald Trump waded into an internal Republican fight in New Hampshire ahead of his trip there on Thursday, advocating that his former presi...
2019-08-16, 17:32

8chan: owner of extremist site lashes out as scrutiny intensifies Jim Watkins defended website amid growing outcry over reports the alleged El Paso gunman used the site to publish his manifestoThe owner of the extre...
2019-08-07, 04:32

Devil in the data as funds call for scrutiny of LSE's Refinitiv deal Some trading and investment firms are calling for competition regulators to scrutinize London Stock Exchange's proposed $27 billion takeover of fina...
2019-07-31, 20:32

Florida State Is Privatizing Its Athletic Department To Shield Itself From Scrutiny Florida State University’s Board of Trustees voted Friday to establish a new organization that’ll run the school’s athletic department: The Florida S...
2019-06-10, 22:32

Boris Johnson accused of cowardice as he dodges public scrutiny Tory leadership frontrunner avoids interviews and refuses to commit to TV hustingsLatest on Tory leadership contest - live updatesBoris Johnson has b...
2019-06-11, 15:48

Apple CEO says U.S. scrutiny 'fair,' but rejects idea company is a monopoly Apple Inc Chief Executive Tim Cook denied that the company is a monopoly as the U.S. government gears up for a potentially unprecedented probe into w...
2019-06-04, 18:16

Amazon could face heightened antitrust scrutiny under a new agreement between U.S. regulators The move by the Justice Department and the Federal Trade Commission could result in heightened federal scrutiny of the two tech giants' business prac...
2019-06-02, 05:16

Facebook faces more scrutiny from Congress over Libra cryptocurrency plan Facebook Inc faces more questioning by U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday over its planned cryptocurrency, after a bruising first bout when senators from bo...
2019-07-17, 17:00

No Scrutiny On Sensitive Bills, Opposition Plans Parliament Boycott The opposition has decided to hold a planned boycott of the ongoing parliament session, upset over the government's refusal to send certain controver...
2019-07-24, 16:16

Antitrust Scrutiny of Google and Amazon Should Worry Silicon Valley Reports say the federal government is considering antitrust probes of Google and Amazon. Big Tech could be a bogeyman for both sides in the 2020 elec...
2019-06-03, 15:48

Riskier borrowers face heightened scrutiny as uncertainty mounts NEW YORK, June 19 (LPC) - Speculative grade companies looking to the leveraged loan market to fund their operations are bracing for heightened scruti...
2019-06-19, 22:32

Google Axes Lobbyists Amid Growing Government Scrutiny Google has fired several of its largest lobbying firms as part of a major overhaul of its global government affairs and policy operations amid the pr...
2019-06-12, 15:00

U.N. Probe Calls for More Scrutiny of Saudi Prince Over Khashoggi Murder A top U.N. investigator found “credible evidence” that warrants further investigation of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s responsibility in t...
2019-06-20, 00:00

Cosmetic surgery: Australian industry under scrutiny after horror cases Experts say the sector is infiltrated by dodgy operators cashing in on $1bn obsession with beauty A huge increase in complications associated with co...
2019-07-24, 09:32

"Zero Scrutiny": Trinamool's Derek O'Brien Slams Centre For RTI Bill Push The Trinamool Congress (TMC) this morning charged that the government was passing bills in Parliament without any "scrutiny" and said a united Opposi...
2019-07-24, 09:00

Puerto Rico faces tougher scrutiny over federal Medicaid funding U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday called for heightened scrutiny of Puerto Rico's Medicaid program as the bankrupt territory seeks increased federal health...
2019-07-18, 09:00

U.S. federal death penalty protocol faces fresh legal scrutiny Plans by President Donald Trump's administration to resume executions of inmates sentenced to death for federal crimes is set to face a stiff court c...
2019-07-31, 21:48

Buyers Await Aviation Regulator's Scrutiny Of Jet's Flying License: Report Recently, London-based AdiGroup partnered with Jet Airways Employee Consortium partnered to bid for 75 per cent stake of Jet under the insolvency res...
2019-06-30, 14:32

Singapore steps up scrutiny of shell firms to combat money laundering Singapore's position as one of the world's leading financial centers and a trade hub make it particularly vulnerable to money laundering du...
2019-08-13, 02:00

"Were Cocked And Loaded": Trump's Take On Iran Attack Plan Faces Scrutiny US President Donald Trump on Friday described a nail-biting decision to call off an imminent attack on Iran in order to avoid disproportionate casual...
2019-06-22, 11:48

U.S. reviewing requests to export to Huawei with 'highest scrutiny': Commerce Department The U.S. government said on Wednesday it was reviewing license requests from U.S. companies seeking to export products to China's Huawei Technologies...
2019-07-03, 23:16

UK PM candidate Hancock asks: Why should Boris Johnson avoid public scrutiny? Matt Hancock, one of the candidates vying to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May, said other candidates such as favorite Boris Johnson should ...
2019-06-11, 10:00

Apple Touts New Privacy Features Amid Scrutiny of Tech Giants Apple sought to tout itself as a digital-privacy crusader with an anonymous login system and tools that prevent apps from tracking a user’s location,...
2019-06-04, 06:32

U.S. reviewing requests to export to Huawei with 'highest scrutiny' -Commerce Dept The U.S. government said on Wednesday it was reviewing license requests from U.S. companies seeking to export products to China's Huawei Technologies...
2019-07-03, 22:00

Women honored at Cannes, as gender parity drive draws scrutiny Movie stars including Salma Hayek and Eva Longoria celebrated the role of women in cinema at a glitzy gala in Cannes on Sunday, amid a drive to promo...
2019-05-21, 20:16

Labor Secretary Acosta resigning amid Epstein deal scrutiny President Donald Trump speaks to members of the media with Secretary of Labor Alex Acosta on the South Lawn of the White House, Friday, July 12, 2019...
2019-07-12, 19:48

U.S. reviews export requests to Huawei with 'highest scrutiny': Commerce Department The U.S. government said on Wednesday it was reviewing license requests from U.S. companies seeking to export products to China's Huawei Technologies...
2019-07-04, 02:16

U.S. reviewing requests to export to Huawei with highest 'scrutiny' -Commerce Dept The U.S. government said on Wednesday it is reviewing license requests from U.S. companies to export products to China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd "...
2019-07-03, 19:48

Britain’s Prince Andrew faces new scrutiny for ties to Jeffrey Epstein Buckingham Palace has never been able to explain a racy 2001 photo of the Duke of York with a then-teenager who claims Jeffrey Epstein paid her to ha...
2019-08-14, 09:00

Pandemic bonds face scrutiny after Ebola outbreak yet to trigger payout World Bank funding instruments issued to help emerging countries swiftly tackle pandemics have come under the spotlight after the latest deadly Ebola...
2019-08-02, 00:16

Tech monopoly? Congress increases antitrust scrutiny on Facebook, Google, Amazon House judiciary committee launches investigation into whether current laws and enforcement are enough to address competition issuesCongress is launch...
2019-06-04, 04:16

Analysts doubt feds will go 'nuclear' on big tech, but see the increased scrutiny as a growing risk Analysts say the likelihood of a "nuclear option" from regulators — like a break-up of tech conglomerates forcing them to expose search algorithms — ...
2019-06-04, 23:16

UPDATE 2-U.S. reviews export requests to Huawei with 'highest scrutiny' -Commerce Dept The U.S. government said on Wednesday it was reviewing license requests from U.S. companies seeking to export products to China's Huawei Technologies...
2019-07-04, 00:48

UPDATE 1-U.S. reviewing requests to export to Huawei with 'highest scrutiny' -Commerce Dept The U.S. government said on Wednesday it was reviewing license requests from U.S. companies seeking to export products to China's Huawei Technologies...
2019-07-03, 23:32

After smashing vial, China’s Sun Yang brings scrutiny, controversy to swimming championships Latest doping scandal casts dark cloud over sport. “I think all of us would say that we’re racing dopers at some point,” said one American, “and we s...
2019-07-21, 14:32

Jeremy Hunt calls Boris Johnson 'a coward' for not facing public scrutiny Boris Johnson's final rival in the race to become Britain's next prime minister has accused him of being a coward for avoiding public scrutiny, as Jo...
2019-06-27, 20:48

Buttigieg facing scrutiny as family of black man killed by cop plans lawsuit against city A lawyer for the family of a black man killed by an Indiana police officer says South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg hasn’t been “proactive” about officer...
2019-06-22, 19:32

Prince Andrew’s connection to Jeffrey Epstein under new scrutiny following resurfaced allegations, suicide Buckingham Palace has never been able to explain a racy photo of the prince with a then-teenager who says she was “trafficked” for sexual encounters ...
2019-08-14, 22:00

John F. Kennedy Jr.’s wife Carolyn Bessette ‘felt trapped’ trying to cope with media scrutiny, says pal John F. Kennedy Jr. reportedly had a hard time understanding why his wife, Carolyn Bessette Kennedy, was struggling with the intense media scrutiny t...
2019-07-05, 11:48

Britain's investment funds face scrutiny as Bank of England's Carney blasts liquidity 'lie' The U.K. fund industry is facing calls for new regulation with Bank of England Governor Mark Carney telling lawmakers that some investment funds are ...
2019-06-27, 19:32

Acosta's replacement at Labor faces scrutiny for work with disgraced lobbyist Jack Abramoff Incoming acting Labor Secretary Patrick Pizzella will take the helm of the department following the resignation Friday of Alex Acosta, who faced scru...
2019-07-12, 18:48

Prince Andrew's link to Jeffrey Epstein draws new scrutiny after suicide, document dump Reverberations from Jeffrey Epstein’s apparent suicide in a federal lockup are being felt across the Atlantic, where the investigation into the disgr...
2019-08-14, 01:32

Intra-Afghan dialogue – end of war more likely than ever Experts say the first direct talks between the Taliban and Afghan officials are crucial because the Islamists had previously refused to engage with K...
2019-07-06, 20:32

California middle school teacher draws scrutiny for giving students gender identity cards A middle school science teacher in California caused an uproar this week for giving his students a "Gender Unicorn" sheet that explained gender ident...
2019-08-11, 02:00

Trump defends 'excellent' labor secretary amid scrutiny over Epstein plea deal – live Donald Trump ignores calls for Alexander Acosta to resign over role in securing a lenient 2008 plea deal for financier Jeffrey EpsteinSign up for the...
2019-07-09, 19:16

Ex-defense chief Jim Mattis joins General Dynamics amid rising scrutiny of DC ties to business Jim Mattis, the retired Marine general who served as President Trump's first defense secretary, is joining the board of contractor General Dynamics j...
2019-08-09, 10:00

How to Help Afghan Farmers? Gorge on Watermelons After a bumper harvest created a catastrophic drop in prices, a campaign to eat the fruit was bolstered by a presidential order to feed it to troops....
2019-06-20, 20:32

At least two killed in Afghan TV bus bombing in Kabul At least two people were killed and two injured when a private bus carrying employees of an Afghan television station was bombed in Kabul on Sunday, ...
2019-08-04, 23:16

Trump says he could win Afghan war 'in a week … but I don't want to kill 10m' President hosts Pakistani PM Imran Khan amid aid disputeUS pursues talks with Taliban with Islamabad’s cautious supportDonald Trump has said that he ...
2019-07-22, 23:48

Alex Acosta resigns as labor secretary amid intense scrutiny of his handling of Jeffrey Epstein case Epstein, a financier, was indicted this week on charges of sex trafficking. In 2008, Acosta signed off on a plea deal for Epstein after similar accus...
2019-07-12, 19:48

Coca-Cola, PepsiCo break ties with plastic lobbying group amid mounting scrutiny over pollution The beverage giants join other companies like Clorox, Becton Dickinson and Ecolab, which ended memberships with the Plastics Industry Association las...
2019-07-24, 01:00

"Can Win Afghan War In A Week, Just Don't Want To Kill 10 Million": Trump President Donald Trump on Monday hailed Pakistan's help in advancing peace talks in Afghanistan, a marked shift in tone as the United States seeks an...
2019-07-23, 07:32

Why is Germany putting an Afghan man on trial for war crimes? An Afghan man is facing charges of war crimes at a Munich court. He isn't a German citizen, nor were his alleged crimes committed in Germany. So why ...
2019-07-06, 04:00

No going back to Taliban repression, Afghan businesswomen say Businesswomen in Afghanistan are adamant that there will be no going back to the days of repression under the Taliban, and the progress women have ma...
2019-08-07, 09:32

Blast near Afghan university kills six, injures 27 An explosion on Friday near a gate to the campus of Kabul University in the Afghan capital killed six people and injured at least 27 as students wait...
2019-07-19, 09:16

Afghan Leaders and Taliban Agree on a Way Forward Afghans took a step toward ending nearly 18 years of war, as Taliban insurgents and a range of influential political and civic leaders agreed on a se...
2019-07-09, 19:48

Progress for Afghan women and democracy seems vulnerable In the past two weeks, the murder of a successful young woman on a Kabul street and a chaotic brawl in parliament expose the permanent specter of vio...
2019-05-21, 17:16

Why is the Afghan peace process not moving beyond talks? Washington and the Taliban are set to hold a new round of peace talks in Doha. The group has so far held several meetings with the US, and a number o...
2019-06-29, 02:48

Afghan officials: bus bombing in capital kills 5 KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say a sticky bomb attached into a bus has detonated in the capital, Kabul, killing five people and woundin...
2019-06-03, 14:00

Were Afghan peace talks in Qatar a success? Representatives of the Afghan government and the Taliban reached an agreement on a roadmap to end nearly 18 years of war. But much more difficult wor...
2019-07-10, 00:16

UN: Monthly Afghan casualties highest since 2017 KABUL, Afghanistan — July saw the highest number of civilian casualties in Afghanistan in a single month since 2017, the U.N. mission said Saturday. ...
2019-08-03, 11:32

Afghan government says it has freed 490 Taliban prisoners The Afghan government says it has freed 490 Taliban prisoners from jails across the country in a gesture of good will as part of efforts to move a st...
2019-06-13, 13:00

| Under US pressure, Afghan army starts closing checkpoints Only a tangle of razor wire marks the entrance of a remote Afghan army checkpoint that may soon be shuttered as the government closes vulnerable outp...
2019-06-18, 11:16

Trump meets advisers on Afghan peace plan U.S. President Donald Trump met with top advisers on Friday to review negotiations with the Taliban on a U.S. troop pullout from Afghanistan and the ...
2019-08-16, 22:32

US Working With Pakistan To Find Way Out Of Afghan War: Donald Trump US President Donald Trump, speaking at a White House meeting with Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan, said on Monday the Washington is working with ...
2019-07-22, 19:32

Model claims former Afghan defense minister’s son raped her The wealthy son of the former Afghan defense minister stalked and raped a Manhattan fashion model after she rejected him, she charges in a shocking l...
2019-07-21, 02:16

All-Afghan conference brings country closer to peace An all-Afghan conference that brought together Afghanistan’s warring sides appears to get the country a step closer to peace with a statement that la...
2019-07-09, 10:16

President Trump Seeks Pakistan’s Help in Ending Afghan War (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump brought the leader of Pakistan to the White House on Monday to discuss a peace deal in neighboring Afghan...
2019-07-22, 23:32

U.S. to press Pakistan PM on Afghan peace, terrorism crackdown U.S. President Donald Trump is likely to press Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan for help on ending the war in Afghanistan and fighting militants w...
2019-07-21, 23:16

Russia, China Vie for Influence as U.S. Plans Afghan Exit As the U.S. seeks an exit from the Afghan war, Central Asia is on the cusp of a new era, with Russia and China vying for influence in a region that w...
2019-06-18, 17:00

Attacks on Afghan schools nearly triple, warns UNICEF A sharp rise in attacks on schools in Afghanistan is preventing a generation of children from getting an education, UNICEF reports. Threats from the ...
2019-05-28, 10:48

Two explosions rock Afghan capital after bus blast: officials Two explosions went off in the Afghan capital, Kabul, on Thursday, minutes after a bus carrying government employees was hit by a blast, killing five...
2019-07-25, 08:16

UN envoy: Goal now must be Afghan-Taliban peace negotiations The U.N. envoy for Afghanistan says all peace efforts including a new initiative by Germany and Qatar for talks among Afghans must be directed at sta...
2019-06-20, 00:32

Afghan Forces Hit With Wave of Attacks on Eve of Taliban Talks The violence came as Afghan politicians and Taliban members prepared to celebrate 100 years of diplomatic relations with Russia, and to speak informa...
2019-05-28, 20:32

Trump meeting advisers on Afghan peace plan U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday was to meet U.S. top advisers about negotiations with the Taliban and the potential for a political settlement ...
2019-08-16, 17:32

Germany in push to resurrect Afghan talks with Taliban Germany, a leading donor and member of the NATO-led coalition in Afghanistan, has been talking with the Taliban and the Afghan government in an effor...
2019-05-26, 13:48

Afghan leaders begin peace summit in Pakistan ISLAMABAD (AP) — Dozens of Afghan political leaders are holding a peace conference in neighboring Pakistan to pave the way for further Afghan-to-Afgh...
2019-06-22, 12:32

Young Afghan General Tries to Reform Police With American Way of War Coming up through elite U.S. and British training, he is a favorite of Western commanders. But his police forces are under siege, and corruption is s...
2019-07-12, 10:16

Afghan football boss banned over 'sexual abuse' Fifa says Keramuddin Keram, the former president of the Afghanistan Football Federation, "sexually abused" various players of the women's national te...
2019-06-08, 18:32

Afghan capital Kabul rocked by powerful explosion The blast rattled windows in the Afghan capital and smoke was seen billowing over the city. At least 65 people were injured in the explosion, which t...
2019-07-01, 10:16

34 Afghan Civilians Killed as Bus Hits Roadside Bomb Eyewitnesses in western Afghanistan described an inferno of blood and fire, a day after the United Nations raised alarms about civilian casualties in...
2019-07-31, 21:00

15 wounded after powerful explosion rocks Afghan capital KABUL, Afghanistan — A powerful explosion rocked the Afghan capital early Monday, rattling windows and sending smoke billowing from Kabul’s dow...
2019-07-01, 11:16

An Afghan Candidate Wrote His Will, Then Survived a Suicide Squad Attackers reached the office of Amrullah Saleh, President Ashraf Ghani’s running-mate, after setting off a car bomb. The battle lasted nearly seven h...
2019-07-31, 22:48

Afghan president says he’ll visit Pakistan to improve ties Afghan President Ashraf Ghani says he will visit Pakistan on June 27 to open a new chapter in his country’s uneasy relationship with its neighbor and...
2019-06-04, 10:48

All-Afghan peace summit agreed upon, but on Taliban terms An all-Afghan peace summit will be held July 7 and 8 in the Middle Eastern nation of Qatar, but it would seem on Taliban terms as there will be no of...
2019-07-02, 15:16

'They went to crazy lengths' - amazing Afghan films the world never got to see From the Afghan Abigail’s Party to the thriller made with live bullets, Mariam Ghani, daughter of the country’s president, has made a riveting docume...
2019-06-06, 15:48

Afghan women still face perils at home and in the workplace KABUL — Minutes before Mena Mangal, a prominent Afghan journalist and parliamentary adviser, was shot dead by two men in Kabul, she had slammed...
2019-05-21, 17:00

Afghan Taliban leader pledges to keep fighting until goals met The head of the Afghan Taliban pledged on Saturday to continue fighting until the movement's objectives were reached and indicated it was still not r...
2019-06-01, 19:16

Taliban: Afghan peace talks with U.S. '80-90 percent finished' Peace talks between the United States and the Taliban militant group have made "spectacular progress" during negotiations to finish nearly two decade...
2019-07-03, 18:48

Raytheon tapped for Afghan air force maintenance training Raytheon on Thursday announced a $108 million contract from the U.S. Army, awarded under a previous $2.4 billion deal, to develop a maintenance train...
2019-08-02, 00:00

Germany deports teenage Afghan convicted in assaults BERLIN (AP) — Germany has deported an 18-year-old Afghan asylum-seeker who was recently convicted over a string of assaults that prompted a public ou...
2019-05-22, 13:48

Afghan officials: 3 bomb blasts in capital, 1 killed KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say there have been three explosions in the capital, Kabul, including a sticky bomb attached to a bus carr...
2019-06-02, 09:32

New commander takes on corruption "mess" in Afghan police Afghanistan's new police chief Khoshal Sadat has one of the hardest jobs in the country - rooting out abuses and bringing new energy to a force that ...
2019-06-04, 19:16

Survivors of Afghan wedding attack mourn: ‘It would be better if I had died’ The bomber detonated his explosives Saturday night in the middle of a dancing crowd in the wedding hall, killing 63 people and wounding nearly 200 ot...
2019-08-19, 23:16

Child suicide bomber kills five at Afghan wedding KABUL, Afghanistan — A 13-year-old suicide bomber blew himself up at a wedding early Friday in eastern Afghanistan’s Nangarhar province, killin...
2019-07-12, 11:48

Powerful explosion rocks Afghan capital Kabul KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A powerful explosion has rocked the Afghan capital, rattling windows and sending smoke billowing from Kabul’s downtow...
2019-07-01, 07:00

Afghan Peace Negotiations Show Signs of Progress Afghan officials, who are part of a larger delegation, are expected to meet with Taliban representatives for the first time since peace negotiations ...
2019-07-07, 01:48

US envoy launches new push on Afghan talks with Taliban Renewed efforts are underway to jumpstart stalled peace talks with the Taliban as a U.S. envoy is in Kabul and Pakistani and Afghan officials are mee...
2019-06-10, 11:48

Mohammad Shahzad Accuses Afghan Board Of Conspiring Against Him Mohammad Shahzad was ruled out of World Cup 2019 ahead of the encounter against New Zealand following a knee injury that he sustained during a practi...
2019-06-11, 00:32

Inter-Afghan dialogue makes 'substantive progress' U.S. Special Rep. Zalmay Khalilzad said Saturday intra-Afghan dialogue, negotiated in most productive Taliban talks so far, is critical to the peace ...
2019-07-07, 02:48

Afghan presidential palace rocked by sex harassment allegations High-powered women in Afghanistan have been mobbed on social media after a former official accused them of trading sexual favors for government posts...
2019-05-30, 15:00

White House says Afghan peace talks are 'proceeding' President Donald Trump met with his national security team on Friday to discuss Afghan peace talks and the meeting went "very well, and negotiations ...
2019-08-17, 02:32

Taliban and Afghan government agree to reduce violence The Taliban and Afghan officials have agreed on a "promise to reduce violence," Germany's envoy says. Hosted by Qatar, the German-brokered talks coul...
2019-07-09, 07:48

Afghan officials say heavy flooding kills 24 people KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Afghan government says at least 24 people have been killed and 11 others injured in the past month as a new wave of hea...
2019-05-25, 09:48

Afghan forces kill 6 civilians in eastern Afghanistan KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say at least six civilians, including a woman and two children, have been mistakenly killed in an Afghan s...
2019-05-25, 15:48

Discussions On Afghan Peace Deal Go "Very Well", Says Trump's Spokesman The White House signaled progress Friday on preparations for a peace deal with the Taliban in Afghanistan, saying that discussions between President ...
2019-08-17, 01:32

Afghan officials say Taliban attack kills 25 in north KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say a Taliban attack against pro-government forces has killed at least 25 in the northern province of Bagh...
2019-06-29, 08:00

Three bombs kill at least 12, wound dozens in Afghan capital Three bombs rocked the Afghan capital of Kabul on Thursday, with one hitting a bus carrying government employees, killing a total of at least 12 peop...
2019-07-25, 08:48

1 dead, 17 injured after 3 bombs explode in Afghan capital A sticky bomb attached to a bus carrying university students left one person dead and wounded ten others, said Nasrat Rahimi, spokesman for the inter...
2019-06-02, 13:32

"Everyone Ran Crying": 63 Killed In Suicide Bombing At Afghan Wedding A suicide bomber killed more than 60 people and wounded scores, including women and children, as they celebrated a wedding in the Afghan capital, aut...
2019-08-18, 20:16

Car bomb targets U.S. convoy in Afghan capital, several casualties A car bomb targeting a U.S. convoy exploded in the Afghan capital on Friday, wounding four U.S. service members and causing a number of other casualt...
2019-05-31, 09:32

More civilians are being killed by Afghan and international forces than by the Taliban and other militants More civilians in Afghanistan were killed by Afghan and international coalition forces than by the Taliban and other militant groups in the first hal...
2019-08-01, 02:48

At Least 6 Dead In Suicide Blast Near Afghan Military Training Centre A suicide bomber blew himself up at the entrance to a military training centre in the Afghan capital on Thursday, killing at least six people and wou...
2019-05-30, 14:16

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,...
2019-06-08, 17:48

Imran Khan Says He Will Try To Persuade Taliban To Meet Afghan Government Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday said he would try on his return home from the US visit to persuade the Taliban to meet with the Afghan...
2019-07-23, 18:16

Afghan official: Suicide bombing kills 6 near Kabul academy KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan authorities say a suicide bomber targeting a military academy in the capital of Kabul has killed at least six people...
2019-05-30, 11:16

Taliban threaten Afghan election, hail progress on pact with U.S. The Afghan Taliban on Tuesday denounced a presidential vote due next month as a sham and threatened to attack election rallies even as the militants ...
2019-08-06, 23:32

Police raid Australian public broadcaster over Afghan leak SYDNEY (AP) — Australia’s Federal Police have raided the offices of the national public broadcaster in connection to a 2017 story based on leak...
2019-06-05, 07:32

Afghan Taliban leader accuses U.S. of creating doubts over pact The leader of the Taliban said on Thursday the United States had raised a cloud of doubt and uncertainty about an expected deal aimed at allowing it ...
2019-08-08, 10:00

Trump says he could win Afghan war and wipe country 'off the face of the Earth' – video Donald Trump has said that he could win the Afghanistan war 'in a week' adding that the country 'could be wiped off the face of the Earth. I don’t wa...
2019-07-22, 23:48

Progress against torture in Afghan detention centres, but Government needs to do more, says UN report Torture is likely still widespread in Afghanistan’s State-run prisons for detainees linked to ongoing conflict there, the UN said on Wednesday, while...
2019-05-21, 14:31

Afghan forces rescue 34 people form Taliban-run prison KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Interior Ministry says Afghan special forces have rescued 34 people from a Taliban-run prison in northern Baghlan provi...
2019-06-11, 08:32

Afghan and U.S. Forces Blamed for Killing More Civilians This Year Than Taliban Have Nearly 1,400 Afghan civilians were killed in the first six months of the year, with Afghan forces and their allies accountable for 52 percent of the ...
2019-07-31, 21:00

As pressure for Afghan peace grows, drug threat remains Mohammad Ahmadi, a young opium farmer in the southern Afghan province of Kandahar has the kind of confidence that underlines how meagre the results h...
2019-06-07, 06:32

U.S. airstrikes, chaotic firefight between allies kill 6 Afghan troops The deadly incident followed several other accidental U.S. bombings. Combat has intensified as peace talks have faltered and the Taliban has launched...
2019-06-13, 16:32

Taliban say progress made at Afghan talks in Moscow but no breakthrough A Taliban official said on Thursday that decent progress had been made at talks with a group of senior Afghan politicians in Moscow but that there ha...
2019-05-30, 14:16

Afghan car bomb kills 12 and wounds dozens, including students Attack on security forces in Ghazni comes as conference including Taliban starts in DohaA car bomb in central Afghanistan has killed at least eight m...
2019-07-07, 09:01

FIFA accused of failing Afghan sexual abuse victims While FIFA celebrates women's football at the World Cup in France, it tramples it underfoot in other regions. For its president Gianni Infantino, the...
2019-07-05, 01:00

Afghan official: Taliban explosion kills 2 police, civilian KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say a confrontation with the Taliban in eastern Ghazni province has killed two members of the security for...
2019-05-22, 13:48

Painting and scraping: An Afghan refugee's hopes for German residence When Afghan asylum seeker Yar Mohammad Haiqar found a job as a painter in a small Bavarian city, he couldn't stop smiling at what he hoped would be a...
2019-06-20, 20:32

Afghan official: Taliban bombs kill 2 police, 2 civilians Afghan officials say a confrontation with the Taliban in the country’s eastern Ghazni province has left two members of the security forces and two ci...
2019-05-22, 15:48

Taliban bombing in Afghan capital kills 6, wounds scores The Taliban have set off a powerful bomb in downtown Kabul, killing at least six people and wounding more than a hundred, and sending a cloud of smok...
2019-07-01, 18:32

Taliban militants claim responsibility for blast in Afghan capital A blast in the Afghan capital on Monday was part of an attack by Taliban fighters targeting the defense ministry compound in Kabul, the Islamist mili...
2019-07-01, 13:16

Gun battle rages in Afghan capital after Taliban blast injures 100 Afghan security forces on Monday were battling Taliban gunmen who stormed a building in the capital, Kabul, after a bomb-laden truck exploded near t...
2019-07-01, 13:16

Afghan public health chief settles in UK after kidnap by Taliban Dr Mohammad Haqmal, who developed groundbreaking health initiatives in Aghanistan, granted refugee statusA senior Afghan government official has been...
2019-05-23, 12:00

Dozens Killed as Taliban Bombs in 4 Humvees Rip Through Afghan District Insurgents rammed the vehicles full of explosives into a compound that the government had moved once after militant fighters took over its original l...
2019-06-30, 14:48

Gun battle rages in Afghan capital after powerful blast injures 65 Afghan security forces were battling gunmen on Monday who had forced their way into a building in the capital, Kabul, after a bomb-laden truck explod...
2019-07-01, 09:32

Afghan police official says blast at Kabul mosque kills 2 KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan police official says a bomb exploded at a mosque in a western part of Kabul, killing two people, including the pr...
2019-05-24, 12:32

Bombing at Afghan Mosque Kills Popular Religious Scholar The attack, which killed two people in all, mirrored a Taliban strategy of targeting those with religious influence to exert the militant group’s pow...
2019-05-24, 16:48

Afghan official: Suicide attack in wedding hall kills 63 An Afghan official says at least 63 people have been killed when a suicide bomber detonated explosives in a packed wedding hall late Saturday night i...
2019-08-18, 06:32

Afghan security forces kill six civilians during insurgent raid The deaths come as UN reveals pro-government forces killed more civilians than insurgents in first three months of 2019Afghan security forces have ki...
2019-05-26, 04:32

Afghan peace talks: Renewed bid to kick-start progress Rival Afghan factions are set to meet in Doha on Sunday in an attempt to make headway in the country's long-stalled political deadlock. Qatar and Ger...
2019-07-06, 04:00

British Museum to return Buddhist heads looted in Afghan war Stolen artefacts likely removed by Taliban will go on display before being sent to KabulFourth-century Buddhist terracotta heads probably hacked off ...
2019-07-08, 23:32

'Education under fire' as attacks on Afghan schools jump, UNICEF says Attacks on schools in Afghanistan increased almost threefold last year, making it increasingly difficult to ensure an education for children in many ...
2019-05-28, 08:48

Afghan president pledges to root out IS after deadly wedding attack Responding to a weekend attack that killed at least 63 people, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani promised Monday to root out the Islamic State terror gro...
2019-08-20, 15:48

Taliban attacks kill 23 members of Afghan security forces KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say two Taliban attacks targeted Afghan security checkpoints in the country’s west and east, killing...
2019-05-28, 15:48

U.S. Envoy Points to Progress in Afghan Peace Talks With Taliban Veteran diplomat Zalmay Khalilzad said that he is aiming by Sept. 1 to reach agreement with the insurgents on a road map for completing negotiations ...
2019-07-08, 04:48

Rescued US woman blames estranged husband for Afghan capture An American woman rescued from Afghanistan two years ago describes her estranged husband as controlling and abusive and blames him for events leading...
2019-05-29, 22:16

Officials: Taliban attacks kill 10 Afghan troops, four police KABUL, Afghanistan — A roadside bombing claimed by the Taliban killed 10 Afghan soldiers in the country’s west while insurgent attacks on secur...
2019-05-27, 16:32

Bomb Strikes Pakistan Mosque Frequented by Afghan Taliban Chief The bombing came as the United States and the Taliban near a deal. It was unclear whether the Taliban’s top leader Mawlawi Haibatullah was at the mos...
2019-08-16, 21:32

Ancient Afghan citadel collapses, cultural heritage sites at risk An ancient tower dating back 2,000 years in the historic Afghan city of Ghazni collapsed this week, local officials said, raising concerns about the ...
2019-06-15, 08:48

Soccer: FIFA dragging its feet in Afghan sex abuse scandal, says coach World soccer's governing body FIFA has been dragging its feet and needs to urgently widen the investigation into a sexual abuse scandal involving Afg...
2019-08-07, 21:00

Afghan police pull back from isolated outposts as losses mount Afghanistan's badly stretched police are taking heavy casualties as attempts build to set up peace talks with Taliban militants, prompting a move to ...
2019-07-24, 11:32

Brother of Afghan Taliban leader killed in Pakistan mosque blast The brother of the leader of the Afghan Taliban was among at least four people killed in a bomb blast at a mosque in Pakistan on Friday, two Taliban ...
2019-08-16, 18:32

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....
2019-06-09, 00:32

Taliban denounce Afghan election, warn that rallies face attack The Taliban on Tuesday denounced as a sham a presidential election due next month, saying their fighters would do everything they could to block it, ...
2019-08-06, 11:32

Around 600,000 Afghan children face death through malnutrition without emergency funds: UNICEF In Afghanistan, children suffering from the most serious form of malnutrition may die, unless $7 million in funding is found within weeks, UNICEF sai...
2019-05-24, 19:01

In Recaptured Afghan District, Shattered Forces Show Hints of a Rebound Afghan forces recaptured the district of Khwaja Umari, which fell last year to the Taliban. It is a sign that younger leaders are making gains agains...
2019-06-22, 23:16

4 Terrorists Including ISIS Member Killed By Afghan Special Forces At least four terrorists, including a local ISIS member, were killed in an operation carried out by Afghan Special Forces in Nangarhar province, loca...
2019-05-26, 09:48

Trump gets update from aides on Afghan peace plan with troop pullout possible President Donald Trump was briefed on Friday by top national security advisers on the status of negotiations with the Taliban on a U.S. troop pullout...
2019-08-17, 02:32

Afghan wedding suicide blast kills 63, amid hopes for talks A suicide bomber killed 63 people and wounded 182 in an attack on a packed wedding reception in the Afghan capital, the interior ministry said on Sun...
2019-08-18, 10:48

U.S. Seeks to Reassure Afghan Military Amid Uncertainty Over a Peace Deal The leader of the American and NATO missions in Afghanistan denied reports that support was being pulled back in anticipation of an agreement with th...
2019-08-16, 13:00

Intra-Afghan peace meeting in Qatar aimed at building trust Taliban officials are due to meet a group of Afghan delegates in Doha this weekend as diplomatic efforts build to withdraw foreign forces from Afghan...
2019-07-03, 14:16

Trump Tries Cooling Tensions With Pakistan to Speed Afghan Peace Talks The president gushed about the prospect of improved relations and trade with Pakistan if it helps negotiate a cease-fire to bring home American troop...
2019-07-23, 00:00

Afghan Taliban delegation to visit Moscow as peace push grows A Taliban delegation led by the movement's chief negotiator will visit Moscow this week to attend a ceremony expected to be followed by informal talk...
2019-05-27, 19:32

Taliban, Afghan leaders agree to peace 'road map' ahead of U.S. talks Taliban officials and Afghan government leaders, acting in an unofficial capacity, said Tuesday they've ended two-days of meetings in Qatar with an e...
2019-07-09, 15:16

Infantino rejects criticism over FIFA handling of Afghan abuse scandal FIFA President Gianni Infantino on Friday strongly rejected criticism of the global ruling body's handling of the sexual abuse scandal in Afghanistan...
2019-07-05, 20:32

Stressing War’s Toll, Taliban and Afghan Representatives Agree to Peace Road Map In two days of often emotional discussions that for first time included the Afghan government, Taliban and Afghan officials called for ending civilia...
2019-07-09, 03:32

AAR Defense Systems & Logistics awarded contract for Afghan Air Force C-130s AAR Defense Systems and Logistics received a $209.9 million contract for logistics support of the Afghanistan Air Force's C-130 planes, the Pentagon ...
2019-07-05, 21:00

U.S. Commander Scott Miller: Pentagon not scaling back Afghan operations The commander of U.S. and NATO forces in Afghanistan denied reports Tuesday that the Pentagon is scaling down operations in the war-torn Middle Easte...
2019-08-13, 21:00

Slack Goes Wonky, Gives Millions the Day Off If you woke up Friday morning, logged into Slack, only to find it a hellhole of bugs—it’s not just you. Users all over the world have been reporting ...
2019-06-28, 23:00

Mike Pompeo Discusses Pak's Role In Afghan Peace Process With Imran Khan US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met visiting Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday, during which he emphasised on the significant role of ...
2019-07-24, 07:32

Taliban Attacks Afghan Government Building Amid Talks In Qatar, 14 Killed A Taliban attack on a government security compound in central Afghanistan on Sunday killed at least eight security personnel and six civilians and wo...
2019-07-07, 15:16

Taliban force Swedish charity to close dozens of Afghan health centers Taliban militants have forced a Swedish charity to close dozens of health centers in a central Afghan province, accusing it of failing to provide saf...
2019-07-17, 11:32

Multiple dead after suicide bomber rips through crowded Afghan wedding hall An explosion detonated by a suicide bomber ripped through a crowded wedding hall in western Kabul on Saturday night, with witnesses reporting multipl...
2019-08-18, 06:32

Long, Rowdy Feud in Afghan Parliament Mirrors Wider Political Fragility Repeated episodes of violence over who will lead a body that was chosen in a disputed vote have raised concerns ahead of a crucial presidential elect...
2019-06-19, 18:32

Former Afghan football president banned for life after being found guilty of sexual abuse "The former president of the Afghanistan Football Federation (AFF) has been banned from football for life after FIFA\u0027s ethics committee found hi...
2019-06-08, 19:00

FIFA Bars Afghan Soccer Chief for Life After Sexual Assault Accusations Soccer’s governing body said Keramuddin Keram had been found guilty “of having abused his position and sexually abused various female players, in vio...
2019-06-08, 19:00

Afghan Coach Phil Simmons To Spill Beans On Chief Selector Post WC Afghanistan coach Phil Simmons indicated in a tweet that he will reveal how chief selector Dawlat Ahmadzai's actions affected the team's preparation ...
2019-06-19, 18:48

Islamic State claims Afghan wedding blast as families bury the dead The Islamic State militant group claimed responsibility on Sunday for a suicide blast at a wedding reception in Afghanistan that killed 63 people, un...
2019-08-19, 03:48

Pakistan Prime Minister Khan says he will try to persuade Taliban to meet Afghan government Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday said he would try meet with the Taliban in an effort to persuade the group to meet with the Afghan gov...
2019-07-23, 18:48

Imran Khan's US visit — Afghan peace to dominate talks with Donald Trump Afghanistan peace is likely to be the key topic during talks between Pakistani PM Khan and Trump. But analysts warn that Washington must not turn a b...
2019-07-19, 17:32

Afghan president shuns foreign interference as U.S.-Taliban peace deal looms The Taliban control roughly half of Afghanistan and are at their strongest since the U.S.-led invasion toppled their five-year-old government in 2001...
2019-08-12, 05:00

Millions in Zimbabwe facing starvation, UN says More than two million people in Zimbabwe are facing starvation after a severe drought that affected food harvests, the World Food Programme said in a...
2019-08-13, 09:32

Millions of Americans are only $400 away from financial hardship. Here's why A majority of American adults say they are living comfortably, according to an annual Federal Reserve study on financial well-being of households. Bu...
2019-05-23, 22:32

Man buys painting for $300 that could be worth millions Philip Stapleton was perusing a thrift sale in the UK when he came across a painting he liked so much, he spent nearly $300 on it, even though he ass...
2019-06-08, 03:32

Carter Page alleges extensive contacts with alleged FBI informant, as Strzok-Page texts draw renewed scrutiny Following President Trump's decision to allow the declassification of key Russia records at Attorney General Bill Barr's discretion, former Trump cam...
2019-05-29, 01:16

Qatari official announces success of intra-Afghan peace talks: foreign ministry A Qatari official has announced the "success" of Afghan peace talks held this week in Doha, the Qatari foreign ministry said in a statement dated Mon...
2019-07-09, 09:16

Afghan women fear renewed chapter of Sharia law and regression of rights under Taliban’s thumb With the possibility of the U.S.-Taliban peace deal looming in the very near future – which would likely see the withdrawal of almost all American tr...
2019-07-25, 00:16

Afghan President Ghani Meets Pakistan's Imran Khan, Discuss Peace Efforts Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan and Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani on Thursday discussed peace efforts in the war-torn country and agreed to o...
2019-06-28, 06:48

‘The suffering will continue’: Groom mourns 63 killed at Afghan wedding amid U.S. withdrawal talks KABUL, Afghanistan — At least 63 people, including women and children, were killed after a suicide bomber struck at a crowded wedding party in the Af...
2019-08-18, 17:48

Marine who used classified info to warn of Afghan insider attack should be reinstated, board finds A Marine Corps reserve officer who leaked classified information to warn fellow troops about an insider attack should be allowed to continue serving,...
2019-08-15, 02:00

President Donald Trump hosts Pakistani PM Imran Khan, says he has plan to end Afghan conflict During a White House meeting Monday with Pakistani leader Imran Khan, President Donald Trump said he's motivated to end the 18-year conflict in Afgha...
2019-07-22, 22:01

Supercomputer creates millions of virtual universes How do you understand the development of galaxies when even the younger examples are frequently billions of years old? Simulate as many universes as...
2019-08-12, 06:32

US philanthropists vow to raise millions for climate activists Fund donates £500,000 to grassroots Extinction Rebellion and other groups, with promise of more to come A group of wealthy US philanthropists and inv...
2019-07-12, 14:32

Humanitarian assistance to be scaled-up for millions of Venezuelans in need  The United Nations humanitarian wing launched a new Response Plan (HRP) on Wednesday, that aims to help around 2.6 million people in Venezuela throug...
2019-08-14, 23:32

The U.S. is pouring millions into Somalia despite concerns over dependency on aid The United States has been the East African country’s largest donor for decades, propping up a succession of weak governments that have struggled to ...
2019-06-18, 00:32

Meet the Marrying Millions Couples: He's 60 and Rich, She's 21 and Not So, you have a lot of money and your partner...doesn't. What do you do? If you're Bill and Brianna of Dallas, Texas, and Brian and Gentille from Las ...
2019-06-14, 00:48

U.N. calls for hundreds of millions in more aid to fight Ebola Democratic Republic of Congo's Ebola outbreak could last much longer and cost far more in money and lives unless U.N. member states inject hundreds o...
2019-07-15, 20:16

Millions across South America hit by massive power cut Failure leaves people in Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay and southern Brazil without electricityMillions of people across Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay a...
2019-06-16, 15:48

U.S.: Fraud made ex-NIADA leader millions Andrew Gabler, who resigned as president of the National Independent Automobile Dealers Association earlier this year, faces bank fraud and wire frau...
2019-08-19, 10:16

How Britain can help you get away with stealing millions: a five-step guide Dirty money needs laundering if it’s to be of any use – and the UK is the best place in the world to do it. By Oliver BulloughKleptocrats, fraudsters...
2019-07-06, 05:32

Millions of child grooms forced into marriage, UN says Some 115 million boys worldwide entered marriage before the age of 18, a new study by the UN's children's agency shows. The marriage of minors "steal...
2019-06-07, 14:32

AT&T employees bribed with $1M to unlock millions of phones AT&T employees unlocked millions of mobile phones to plant malware and remove the phones from the provider’s network — all for thousands of dollars i...
2019-08-07, 16:32

3 interventions could prevent millions of cardiovascular deaths A new Harvard study argues that implementing three heart health interventions at a global level could save millions of lives in the next couple of de...
2019-06-11, 11:16

Suicide bomber kills six at Afghan defense university; Moscow talks fail to deliver ceasefire The attack came after three days of Afghan talks in Moscow ended without any significant progress in ending the war or even the hoped-for announcemen...
2019-05-30, 18:00

Airbus Harnessing AI in Bid to Save Millions on Finance Tasks Airbus is using artificial intelligence to squeeze cost out of its finance function, an experiment launched in the aircraft maker’s Americas division...
2019-08-19, 12:16

Dell patches vulnerability that put millions of PCs at risk — Update yours now Computing giant Dell released a security advisory on Thursday urging consumers to update their laptops and PCs to patch a security vulnerability the ...
2019-06-21, 10:32

Will Brexit pollsters again help hedge funds make millions? Bloomberg's allegations that Nigel Farage may have influenced forex markets to help hedge funds on Brexit referendum night in 2016 have not gone away...
2019-07-15, 19:32

How did the ancient Egyptians catch and mummify millions of ibises? Egyptians mummified millions of sacred ibises thousands of years ago. Analysing their DNA seems to show they were sourced from the wild rather than l...
2019-05-21, 14:38

WhatsApp comes to millions of basic cellphones running KaiOS WhatsApp has only had limited availability on basic cellphones until now, but Facebook is about to throw the gates wide open. The messaging app is n...
2019-07-23, 03:32

Blackout affects tens of millions in South America A massive blackout left tens of millions of people without electricity in Argentina and Uruguay on Sunday after an unexplained failure in the neighbo...
2019-06-17, 04:00

A man spent $300 on a painting at a thrift sale. It could be worth millions Philip Stapleton was perusing a thrift sale in the U.K. when he came across a painting he liked so much, he spent nearly $300 on, even though he assu...
2019-06-07, 16:16

Tens of millions without power in South America blackout BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — A massive blackout left tens of millions of people without electricity in Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay on Sunday in what...
2019-06-17, 01:32

Smart meter delays could mean higher bills for millions Four million homes on prepay gas and electricity meters could see higher bills due to delays in the rollout of smart meters, says the competition wat...
2019-06-07, 12:48

Google's millions will transform San Jose – but at what true cost? A major urban hub without a big-city feel, San Jose hopes a huge new Google campus will rethink its car-centric sprawl. But critics warn it will stea...
2019-07-03, 17:32

Surge of algae kills millions of salmon in Norway A surge of algae has killed an estimated 8 million salmon at Norwegian fish farms over the past week, wiping out more than half of this year's expect...
2019-05-22, 13:16

Mecca: See millions complete their Hajj pilgrimage in 60 seconds A time-lapse shows devotees taking part in the annual Hajj pilgrimage in Mecca. Video provided by AFP - English      ...
2019-08-16, 18:00

US heat wave: Millions suffer as hot weather intensifies Nearly 150 million people from the Midwest to the Atlantic coast are sweating through scorching temperatures, with New York declaring a heat emergenc...
2019-07-21, 08:32

Millions of Americans drive stoned and don’t care about getting caught Drivers are going up in smoke! Millions of Americans get behind the wheel while high from smoking marijuana, a study released on Wednesday said. An e...
2019-06-20, 00:16

Uninstall These Eight Browser Extensions That Stole Data from Millions A massive data leak was recently discovered by cybersecurity researcher Sam Jidali, revealing private information for 45 major companies and millio...
2019-07-19, 22:16

Trump threatens to deport millions beginning next week WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is threatening to remove millions of people in the country illegally. In a late-night tweet Monday, Trump sa...
2019-06-18, 10:00

Facebook stored hundreds of millions of passwords unprotected Company admits to mistake and says it has no evidence of abuse – but the risk was hugeFacebook mistakenly stored “hundreds of millions” of passwords ...
2019-05-21, 17:01

Trump: ICE to start removing ‘millions’ of ‘illegal aliens’ President Trump said on Monday that the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency will start to remove from the United States millions of immigrants...
2019-06-18, 05:32

Fake Android apps downloaded millions of times Android users have downloaded fake apps which slow down their devices and drain their batteries millions of times according to research from Trend Mi...
2019-08-20, 00:16

Mega Millions Jackpot Goes Up To Nearly Half A Billion Dollars (CNN/LEX 18) – If you’re feeling lucky now would be a good time to buy a lottery ticket. The Mega Millions jackpot has grown to nearly ha...
2019-06-02, 01:48

The House Passed a Bill That Would Protect Millions of Immigrants On Tuesday, the House of Representatives passed a hopeful but likely doomed bill that would offer more than 2 million undocumented migrants a path to...
2019-06-05, 06:00

Far-right Facebook groups 'spreading hate to millions in Europe' Avaaz uncovers 500 accounts using fake news to spread white supremacy messageA web of far-right Facebook accounts spreading fake news and hate speech...
2019-05-22, 08:16

UNESCO warns millions of kids left behind on education Without urgent action, one in six children worldwide will be out of school by 2030, a new UNESCO report warns. Former New Zealand Prime Minister Hele...
2019-07-10, 00:16

Millions of Dell Computers at Risk of Remote Attack, Fix Available SafeBreach discovered the flaw and reported the vulnerability, and it allows hackers to take over the machine and read the physical memory stored onb...
2019-06-21, 16:32

Despite booming economy, millions of Americans still on hard times The recession and financial crisis of 2008 never ended for many cash-strapped Americans. While the economy and stock market are booming, and many Ame...
2019-05-26, 05:16

Report: Facebook offering ‘millions’ to publishers for news SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook is reportedly in talks with news publishers to offer “millions of dollars” for the rights to publish their ...
2019-08-09, 16:00

Offshore wind auction could raise millions for Queen Crown Estate holds rights to seabeds around British Isles for wind and wave powerThe Queen’s property managers will this week set out terms for the w...
2019-07-17, 09:00

Millions Have Chrome, Firefox Extensions That Sell Their Every Click Some browser extensions have a side hustle in spying. From a privileged perch in your browser, they pass information about where you surf and what yo...
2019-07-19, 13:16

Apollo 11 tapes bought for $218 may sell for millions after nearly being lost Tapes identified in 2008 as the only surviving original recording of the first moon landing in 1969 are to go up for auction in JulyWhen Gary George ...
2019-06-28, 18:16

Amazon's Textract AI can read millions of pages in a few hours Amazon has launched a new offering called Textract for its Web Services customers, and it's like optical character recognition on steroids. It m...
2019-05-30, 10:16

WSJ: Facebook offers publishers millions for its dedicated news tab Facebook is gearing up for the launch of a dedicated news tab by offering publishers million dollar deals, according to The Wall Street Journal. Appa...
2019-08-09, 07:32

Winning numbers drawn in ‘Mega Millions’ game ATLANTA (AP) _ The winning numbers in Friday evening’s drawing of the “Mega Millions” game were: 14-41-44-56-62, Mega Ball: 10, Meg...
2019-05-25, 09:48

Millions in crushing medical debt — gone. All thanks to these churches Since the start of 2018, at least 18 churches nationwide have abolished more than $34 million burdening America’s most debt-ridden patients. &...
2019-05-31, 19:48

Facebook reportedly offering ‘millions’ to publishers for news SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook is reportedly in talks with news publishers to offer “millions of dollars” for the rights to publish their mater...
2019-08-09, 09:00

Voices of Afghan women ‘must be heard at the table in the peace process and beyond’ UN deputy chief tells Security Council Afghan women have “paid a high price” during their country’s nearly four decades of conflict, the United Nations deputy chief said on Friday, address...
2019-07-31, 18:00

UN Afghan Mission ‘outraged’ by deadly Taliban attack in Kabul, as hardline group threatens election violence The UN Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) has expressed outrage at a Taliban attack in Kabul, that killed “scores” of civilians on Wednesday. In a Tweet,...
2019-08-07, 18:00

Qatar's Tamim called Trump to discuss relations, Afghan peace talks: state news agency Qatar's Sheikh Tamim bin Hamid Al-Thani called U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday and discussed "strategic cooperation relations between the two...
2019-08-08, 21:00

Millions in northwest India face tropical cyclone threat A month after powerful Tropical Cyclone Fani slammed into India's northeastern coastline, the country faces the threat of another strong storm, this ...
2019-06-12, 02:32

Donald Trump: ICE to deport 'millions' of migrants starting next week President Donald Trump said starting next week U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement will begin deporting millions of immigrants who entered the U...
2019-06-18, 12:48

Millions of volunteers sign up to Be My Eyes app to help visually impaired with day-to-day tasks An app is changing the day-to-day lives of tens of thousands of visually impaired people by linking them with one of millions of sighted volunteers a...
2019-07-07, 09:16

Trump says U.S. agency will begin removing millions of illegal immigrants President Donald Trump said on Monday that U.S. authorities would begin next week removing millions of immigrants who are in the United States illega...
2019-06-18, 04:16

Robbers steal millions in gold coins from Mexican mint Armed robbers successfully broke into the national mint and escaped from the scene with centennial coins worth millions of dollars. Local media suspe...
2019-08-07, 03:00

He Took Wine Bottles For Safekeeping, Made Millions Via Brokers, Arrested After moving to Maryland in 2015, Aronovici realized the 400-bottle unit he owned wouldn't fit in his new garage. A collector for 38 years, he found ...
2019-08-03, 09:16

Redskins’ Adrian Peterson swimming in millions of dollars in debt Adrian Peterson is deep in debt and struggling to sort things out. Though Peterson, the Redskins running back, has earned nearly $100 million not inc...
2019-07-23, 22:00

Millions of Google Maps Listings Are Fake, Report Claims With thousands of new fake accounts being added every month, Google Maps is flooded by about 11 million false listings and phone numbers that reroute...
2019-06-22, 09:48

Millions in US taxpayers’ money invested in private prison firms At least 20 public worker pension funds have invested in firms profiting from Trump’s immigration policy, including California and New York This stor...
2019-07-11, 18:48

Device could bring both solar power and clean water to millions Researchers say one invention could solve two problems for people lacking basic resourcesA device that can produce electricity from sunlight while si...
2019-07-09, 17:48

Lawyer Gets 14 Years in Prison for Extorting Millions From Porn Pirates So ends one of the strangest piracy cases of the past few years, with lawyer turned lawbreaker Paul Hansmeier catching a whopping 168-month sentence ...
2019-06-18, 17:48

Malaysia Launches Legal Action To Recover 1MDB Millions Malaysia has launched legal action to recover about $65 million stolen from scandal-hit state fund 1MDB, much of it from groups connected to the oust...
2019-06-21, 11:32

ICE Signals Mass Immigration Arrests, but Not the ‘Millions’ Trump Promised The agency, which is preparing to conduct raids targeting thousands of migrant families, was blindsided by the president’s tweet saying “millions of ...
2019-06-18, 23:16

Millions of ‘painted lady’ butterflies give UK once-a-decade makeover British skies are bathing in beauty. Residents of the UK and Ireland have been noticing a massive uptick in the amount of painted ladies hovering aro...
2019-08-06, 03:32

Zion Williamson is set to make millions in the NBA, but a $100 million lawsuit stands in the way Zion Williamson, fresh off of his sensational freshman season at Duke, was selected with the No. 1 overall pick by the New Orleans Pelicans in the 20...
2019-06-28, 19:48

Trump claims on eve of re-election launch that ICE will begin deporting ‘millions’ NBC NEWS – President Donald Trump announced on the eve of launching his re-election campaign that Immigration and Customs Enforcement would soo...
2019-06-18, 22:32

‘Homework gap’ shows millions of students lack home internet HARTFORD, Conn. — With no computer or internet at home, Raegan Byrd’s homework assignments present a nightly challenge: How much can she get done usi...
2019-06-10, 21:00

Fannie and Freddie Changes Could Lower Housing Costs for Millions of Americans Starting Monday, the U.S. government is making what’s widely described as the biggest change in a generation to the inner workings of the roughly $4....
2019-06-03, 20:16

Teens 'offered millions to murder friend and send evidence' Five Alaskan teenagers have been charged with murder after a man they met online promised them millions of dollars to carry out the act, court record...
2019-06-18, 21:16

US Will Begin Removing Millions Of "Illegal Aliens" Next Week, Says Trump President Donald Trump said on Monday that US authorities would begin next week removing millions of immigrants who are in the United States illegall...
2019-06-18, 21:01

Immigration agency secretly searches millions of Americans' ID photos The news has raised alarm in states that allow undocumented immigrants to obtain driver’s licenses: Utah, Vermont and Washington US immigration autho...
2019-07-09, 08:48

Dell and Microsoft pour millions into A.I. start-ups that are reshaping the workforce Dell and Microsoft venture capital arms are investing in AI start-ups that have products to help companies manage data and harness machine learning t...
2019-07-16, 18:16

'I feel lucky': millions have fled war-torn Yemen – the US has accepted 50 The war in Middle Eastern country is the world’s worst humanitarian crisis but Trump has all but ended Yemeni immigration, leaving a community tornSi...
2019-06-27, 21:32

Area 51: Why does a military compound in the desert attract millions from all over the world? It may have started as a joke, but just how many of the two million people "attending" an Area 51 alien hunting event on Facebook are laughing or tak...
2019-07-31, 18:16

How Mega Millions and Powerball changed the rules to boost their jackpots America's lottery system goes back a long time — further back than the country itself. Today, state-run lotteries contribute millions to state b...
2019-06-06, 13:16

Russia launches X-ray telescope to find 'millions' of black holes Russia is back in the business of space observation after losing control of a radio telescope a the start of 2019. The country has successfully laun...
2019-07-13, 21:32

Over 100 killed, millions displaced from floods in India, Nepal and Bangladesh Floods have forced more than four million people from their homes across India, Nepal and Bangladesh and killed more than 100 people as torrential ra...
2019-07-15, 19:16

Picasso, Leger paintings seen fetching millions at London auction Abstract paintings depicting the female form by Pablo Picasso and Fernand Leger are expected to fetch tens of millions of dollars at auction when the...
2019-06-14, 19:48

As millions flock to Area 51, scientists say extraterrestrial life isn't impossible Two million people signed up on Facebook to go alien hunting at the highly classified US air force facility Area 51. Are they crazy or is there somet...
2019-07-31, 18:16

Millions of Florida honey bees dead after suspected poisoning A veteran Florida beekeeper thinks someone may have poisoned his honey bees and is offering $30,000 for information leading to the arrest of whoever’...
2019-08-01, 01:32

"Could Kill Millions": US Seizes $1 Billion Worth Of Cocaine From Ship Federal authorities seized 16.5 tons of cocaine worth more than $1 billion from a ship in Philadelphia in one of the largest drug seizures in US hist...
2019-06-19, 10:48

Millions should stop taking aspirin for heart health, study says d. Guidelines released this year ruled out routine aspirin use for many older adults who don't already have heart disease — and said it's only for ce...
2019-07-23, 20:00

A NASA Intern Bought Apollo 11 Videotapes for $218. Now They’re Going to Auction for Millions Three reels of videotape from NASA’s Apollo 11 mission described as “the only surviving first-generation recordings of the historic moon ...
2019-07-15, 20:32

Ice cream wars: Trucks seized for evading millions in fines New York City investigators have seized 46 ice cream trucks after their owner was accused of evading more than $4.5m (£3.55m) in fines since 200...
2019-06-06, 06:32

Millions Displaced as Monsoon Floods Hit India, Nepal and Bangladesh More than a hundred people have died and millions were forced to leave their homes as monsoon rains have devastated parts of India, Nepal and Banglad...
2019-07-16, 12:16

Philippines overflows with millions of mangoes as El Niño takes effect Agriculture department sets up stalls around Manila in bid to get rid of fruit before it rots The Philippines is struggling under the weight of a swe...
2019-06-10, 13:48

Why Lindsey Vonn tweeted out phone number to millions of fans Olympic skier Lindsey Vonn sent fans into meltdown Wednesday night after posting her phone number on Twitter. The stunning 34-year-old then followed ...
2019-07-04, 20:32

Hasbro stands to make millions from Marvel's Phase 4 slate Hasbro has held the master license for Marvel for over a decade and, if Marvel's upcoming slate is any indication, the toymaker stands to make m...
2019-07-23, 21:16

Android creator accused of cheating wife out of millions of dollars Andy Rubin, a former Google executive who created the Android operating system, has been accused of cheating his wife out of millions of dollars, acc...
2019-07-03, 22:00

Access Millions of Newly Digitized Holocaust Records for Free Records from the Holocaust and Nazi persecution have become more accessible, thanks to newly digitized archives. A joint initiative between Ancestry....
2019-08-02, 04:32

Evernote security flaw could have exposed data of millions of users Security researchers have discovered a critical flaw in the Evernote Web Clipper Chrome extension which could allow potential attackers to access a u...
2019-06-14, 06:32

How a Tax Loophole Is Helping Silicon Valley Workers Save Millions A little-known tax break allows some start-up employees who own company stock to avoid paying taxes on up to $10 million when they sell their shares....
2019-07-12, 17:48

Hackers steal millions of Bulgarians' financial records: tax agency Hackers have stolen the financial data of millions of Bulgarians from the country's tax agency, the government said on Tuesday, in an attack that one...
2019-07-16, 16:48

Bulgarian tax agency says hackers stole millions of financial records Hackers have stolen the personal and financial data of millions of Bulgarians by breaking into the tax agency's systems, the government said on Tuesd...
2019-07-16, 15:32

How to use Amazon Prime Music Unlimited to listen to millions of songs Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate par...
2019-06-10, 00:32

Big donor Steyer's presidential run could deny millions to other Democratic races Billionaire Tom Steyer, a longtime friend and key donor to liberal candidates and causes, says he decided to run for the Democratic presidential nomi...
2019-07-19, 14:00

Carlos Ghosn sues Nissan-Mitsubishi for millions in damages Former Alliance chairman launches £13.5m lawsuit after he was ousted on charges of financial misconduct Carlos Ghosn is reported to have launched a ...
2019-07-23, 15:16

Millions in Zimbabwe facing starvation after severe droughts, UN agency says More than two million people in Zimbabwe are facing starvation after a severe drought that affected food harvests, the World Food Programme said in a...
2019-08-07, 21:00

CDC Calls for Millions More Naloxone Prescriptions to Reverse Opioid Overdoses Across the U.S. There have been few glimmers of hope when it comes to the opioid crisis. But a new report this week from the Centers for Disease Control and Preventi...
2019-08-07, 20:32

Scientists tasked a supercomputer with building millions of simulated universes Figuring out how our reality took shape over billions of years is no easy task for scientists. Theories about how the Big Bang played out and the imm...
2019-08-13, 06:00

A Kremlin-Linked Firm Invested Millions in Kentucky. Were They After More Than Money? Last summer, it looked like things were finally about to change for Ashland, Ky. For two decades, the jobs that once supported this Appalachian outpo...
2019-08-14, 06:32

Long lost cities in the Amazon were once home to millions of people We used to think the Amazon rainforest was virtually untouched, but it now seems to have been filled with sprawling settlements whose inhabitants sha...
2019-05-21, 17:48

Mega Millions Jackpot Swells To Nearly Half A Billion Dollars (CNN) — We’ve mentioned several times that you’re probably never winning the jackpot. Turns out, we were right, at least for Friday...
2019-06-01, 19:32

China evacuates millions as typhoon Lekima makes landfall The storm has barrelled into the eastern Zhejiang province, triggering a landslide that left 13 dead and 16 missing. It disrupted air and rail transp...
2019-08-10, 10:32

Access Millions of Free Books Added to the Public Domain Your summer reading list just got more accessible, thanks to a project funded by the New York Public Library. Most books published in America before ...
2019-08-10, 03:00

Big pharma pours millions into medical schools — here’s how it can impact education The opioid crisis has highlighted the power of drug manufacturers when it comes to swaying physicians' prescribing habits, but exposure to industry s...
2019-08-12, 16:32

Instagram removes ad partner that tracked millions of users' locations Facebook's privacy woes aren't over in the wake of its FTC fine. The company has pulled the marketing company Hyp3r from Instagram's ...
2019-08-08, 12:32

Didi wants to help millions of drivers in China power their electric cars Didi Chuxing, China's top ride-hailing app, has teamed up with the country's giant power utility to make it easier and cheaper for drivers to recharg...
2019-05-24, 01:16

Roughly $825 million up for grabs in Powerball, Mega Millions drawings Roughly $825 million will be up for grabs in America'stwo lottery games starting Saturday night after no one picked the correct numbers in the last d...
2019-06-02, 02:16

Huge whales may have evolved millions of years earlier than we thought It was thought baleen whales suddenly evolved to be massive 2.5 million years ago, but new evidence suggests the change was more gradual and much ear...
2019-05-21, 14:38

NYC’s arts and cultural organizations beg for cash as execs pocket millions As New York City’s arts and cultural organizations beg for more taxpayer funding, they pay millions in pay and perks to their execs. Spending is part...
2019-05-26, 00:32

Water supply restored for millions in Libya, averting crisis Armed group cut off water to capital and other cities as UN special envoy warns of ‘start of a long and bloody war’Water supplies to the Libyan capit...
2019-05-21, 20:32

German Holocaust archive puts millions of documents online BERLIN — The International Tracing Service in Germany has uploaded more than 13 million documents from Nazi concentration camps, including prisoner c...
2019-05-21, 15:16

Africa's Mobile Gender Gap: Millions of African women still offline Many African women can still only dream of owning a smartphone and having access to the internet. Men, however, have long been able to surf the web. ...
2019-08-10, 09:32

| UN launches new Zimbabwe appeal as millions face food crisis The UN food agency has launched a $331-million appeal for aid donations to feed millions of people in crisis-hit Zimbabwe, which is reeling from a dr...
2019-08-07, 15:32

Chicago Bears' Eddy Pineiro: Scrutiny over kicker competition 'a little exhausting' Eddy Pineiro is in a competition against Elliott Fry for the Bears' kicking job, but scrutiny from previous struggles has Pineiro on edge. ...
2019-08-14, 01:00

Monday’s Daily Brief: World Humanitarian Day, Afghan massacre aftermath, Venezuelans in Brazil, Yemen war update, and reconciliation in Mali Our main stories today: Women celebrated on World Humanitarian Day; Afghanistan bloodshed mars 100 years of independence; Brazil’s ‘exemplary’ respon...
2019-08-19, 21:48

Cory Booker’s Housing Plan Offers Tax Credit to Millions of Renters The program would ensure that renters would not spend more than 30 percent of their income on rent, Mr. Booker said. Also, Beto O’Rourke released a v...
2019-06-05, 14:48

Trump buildings face millions in climate fines under new New York rules Exclusive: if Trump Tower and other sites do not cut emissions, Trump Organization will owe $2.1m a year from 2030Donald Trump’s reluctance to addres...
2019-05-21, 17:00

Over 100 Chinese loan apps are leaking millions of users’ financial data In China, over 100 loan apps are leaking their users’ private data, including contact details, financial information, and even location data. The inf...
2019-07-19, 12:00

Carbon dioxide levels hit record peak in May, highest in millions of years Carbon dioxide – the gas scientists say is most responsible for global warming – peaked again at record levels last month, scientists ann...
2019-06-04, 16:32

Ahead of Re-election Rally, President Trump Threatens To Deport Millions (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump is threatening to remove millions of people living in the country illegally on the eve of formally announ...
2019-06-18, 19:01

1MDB: Wolf of Wall Street producer charged with embezzling millions Riza Aziz, stepson of former Malaysian PM Najib Razak, accused of receiving $248m into Swiss bank accountsThe Wolf of Wall Street producer Riza Aziz,...
2019-07-05, 10:48

Trump Threatens Mass ICE Arrests of Millions of Immigrants in Terrifying Tweet President Trump tweeted out a terrifying message on Monday night threatening that the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency would begin making m...
2019-06-18, 15:16

Mega Millions ticket worth $2 million sold in West Virginia CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A Mega Millions ticket worth $2 million has been sold in West Virginia. The West Virginia Lottery says in a news release the tick...
2019-05-30, 16:16

Regulators Are Taking Steps to Block Robocalls That Annoy Millions of Americans (NEW YORK) — New measures by U.S. regulators could help thwart some of the billions of robocalls received in the U.S. The rising volume of call...
2019-05-21, 17:32

As swine fever spreads, Asian countries cull millions of pigs In Vietnam, where officials report the disease has spread to larger-scale farming facilities, some 2.8 million pigs, representing about 10 percent of...
2019-06-30, 18:16

Outdated FEMA flood maps cost uninsured homeowners millions FEMA maps leave some 100 million Americans and 35 to 40 million uninsured homes and businesses at risk of flooding, according to flood risk group. &...
2019-07-22, 19:48

Tropical Storm Barry Pelts Louisiana, Millions Brace For Flooding Major storm Barry slammed into Louisiana on Saturday, pelting the region with heavy rain and ferocious winds as millions of Americans braced for the ...
2019-07-14, 06:16

Comcast to Pay Millions After Judge Finds It Illegally Screwed Over Customers 445,000 Times Comcast violated the Consumer Protection Act a whopping 445,000 times, a Washington State court ruled on Thursday. The ruling stems from accusations ...
2019-06-08, 01:48

Facebook reportedly in talks with news publishers to offer 'millions' for content The Wall Street Journal reported that the tech company was offering news executives as much as $3m a year to license storiesFacebook is reportedly in...
2019-08-09, 05:32

Carranza crony hired despite stake in company that’s made millions in business with DOE Chancellor Richard Carranza hired a California friend to oversee the city’s struggling schools despite his pal keeping a financial stake in a softwar...
2019-07-14, 01:00

New Yolo anonymous Q&A app attracts millions of teenage users, has parents wary The new anonymous Q & A app, Yolo, has gained popularity among young Snapchat users but has raised concerns of bullying and privacy among parents. ...
2019-06-18, 12:48

| Scores killed, millions displaced as monsoon batters South Asia More than 100 people have been killed and two million forced from their homes across Nepal, India, Pakistan and Bangladesh as rain-triggered floods a...
2019-07-15, 19:00

Raptors' Kawhi Leonard cost McDonald's millions in free giveaways Toronto Raptors star forward Kawhi Leonard's success from the three-point line cost McDonald's nearly $6 million worth of french fries in promotional...
2019-06-08, 11:32

Alexa's Sneaky Fine Print Could Prevent Millions From Suing Amazon for Anything Let’s say you purchased a pencil case for your kid on Amazon.com. But it turns out it contains lead that’s way over the federal legal limit, and your...
2019-05-29, 17:48

Millions face major disruption ahead of great summer getaway Millions heading off for the great summer getaway were today told to check before they travel as rail closures, blocked motorways and strike warnings...
2019-07-18, 10:32

Millions of pigs in Asia culled as African swine fever spreads Millions of pigs have reportedly been culled throughout Asia as a swine fever outbreak — described as the "biggest animal disease outbreak we’ve ever...
2019-06-06, 19:48

Millions join general strike in Sudan aimed at dislodging army Shutdown called in protest against bloody crackdown on protesters last weekMillions of people in Sudan have joined a general strike called by ​pro-re...
2019-06-09, 21:32

The secretive nonprofit that made millions suing companies over cancer warnings Enlarge / SAN FRANCISCO, CA - MAY 18, 2013: A sign in a Starbucks coffee shop warns customers that coffee and baked goods sold at the shop and elsewh...
2019-06-06, 14:16

NASA intern paid $218 for Apollo 11 tapes — but they could fetch millions at auction A former NASA intern hopes to turn one small stash of videotapes into one giant payday when the only surviving original recording of Neil Armstrong s...
2019-07-01, 19:32

'No way to stop it': millions of pigs culled across Asia as swine fever spreads Experts say region is losing the battle to stop the biggest animal disease outbreak the planet has ever faced South-east Asia is battling to contain ...
2019-06-06, 06:48

First American Financial exposed data in millions of mortgage documents, report says An estimated 885 million digitized documents from mortgage deals dating back to 2003 have been exposed by First American Financial Corp, a report say...
2019-05-25, 02:16

NYU professor rakes in millions from sweet real estate deal with school A New York University law school professor struck it rich, raking in $8.3 million from the university thanks to a sweetheart real estate deal. Richar...
2019-08-11, 21:00

The Scummy Bucs Tried To Keep Secret Their Failed Attempt To Get Millions From The BP Oil Spill Settlement This is old, but so what. The more we can talk about how the Tampa Bay Buccaneers cooked their books in a failed attempt to claim settlement money fr...
2019-05-30, 21:48

Millions should stop popping aspirin for heart health, study warns After decades of primary care physicians advising patients to take a daily aspirin for heart health, experts at Harvard are disputing the practice. N...
2019-07-23, 17:48

Millions Of Jellyfish Headed To Israel's Coast, Lifeguards Warn Swimmers Millions of jellyfish are headed toward Israel's coast on their nearly annual pilgrimage, and thousands have clogged the filters of a southern power ...
2019-07-06, 04:00

Tornado wreaks havoc on Dayton as millions lose power across Ohio At least one person is dead and 12 injured after a severe storm system including tornadoes hit the Dayton, Ohio, area late Monday night, NBC News rep...
2019-05-29, 00:32

The racehorse auction in Prince William's garden where millions change hands ‘It’s called the sport of kings for a reason,’ says head of Goffs, which runs the unusual sale before AscotOn one side of Jubilee Walk, a path that c...
2019-06-21, 15:48

Bluetooth security flaw leaves millions of devices open to attack A new Bluetooth vulnerability has been disclosed that would allow an attacker to more easily brute force the encryption key used by devices during pa...
2019-08-17, 02:32

Tax-exempt hospital sues thousands of poor people while making millions Enlarge / The exterior of Methodist University Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. (credit: Getty | Bloomberg) An "especially aggressive" nonprofit hospital...
2019-06-28, 04:16

Report: Google Maps hosts ‘millions’ of fake business listings Many of us rely on Google Maps to find electricians, hair salon, and other services in our area.  Yesterday, the Wall Street Journal reported that Go...
2019-06-21, 10:32

Millions of Bangladeshi children at risk from climate crisis, warns UNICEF More than 19 million children in Bangladesh are at risk from devastating floods, cyclones and other environmental disasters linked to climate change,...
2019-05-21, 16:00

India shuts down communications for millions before stripping Jammu & Kashmir of autonomy The Indian government has blocked all communication channels including mobile networks, internet, broadband, and landlines since last night in some p...
2019-08-05, 15:32

Dark web dealer made to forfeit millions in cryptocurrency gets 70 months in the slammer A drug dealer ordered to forfeit millions of dollars in cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Monero, has been sentenced to 70 months in pr...
2019-08-20, 20:16

‘Hungry kids collapse as looters take millions’: life in today’s Zimbabwe Far from seeing reform after Robert Mugabe was toppled, the country has fallen into crisis as millions are ‘reduced to paupers’In the streets of Mbar...
2019-08-11, 04:00

Trump's Threat To Deport "Millions Of Illegal Aliens" Sparks Firestorm Donald Trump's threat to begin deporting "millions of illegal aliens" next week triggered heated rhetoric Tuesday on both sides of America's politica...
2019-06-19, 03:16

Millions of Bulgarians' personal data hacked; Russian link suspected Bulgarian officials said Tuesday that unknown hackers have stolen the personal data of millions of people from the country's tax agency and noted a p...
2019-07-17, 00:32

Millions face flooding risk as storm strengthens in Gulf of Mexico Powerful rains lashed parts of the Deep South Thursday morning, packing winds just short of tropical storm status — with the potential to devel...
2019-07-11, 15:32

Private contact data of millions of Instagram users was reportedly exposed Facebook is investigating a report that claims the private contact data for millions of the influencers, brands, and celebrities who use the company&...
2019-05-21, 15:16

Major Bluetooth security flaw leaves millions of devices at risk A significant security vulnerability in Bluetooth has left millions of smartphones and other devices at risk of attack, researchers have said.The fla...
2019-08-18, 19:48

Man Accused of Unlocking Millions of Phones on AT&T Network Now Facing up to 20 Years in Prison In some ways, Muhammad Fahd could be seen as the Robin Hood of tech, except that instead of stealing money from the rich and giving it back to the po...
2019-08-06, 22:32