Tag: Stop

Dec 01 2018

With this $25 gadget, Amazon will finally get you to stop scoffing at the idea of a 'smart home' – CNBC

Earlier this year, Amazon launched a $25 smart plug that lets you control any outlet in your home by voice with an Amazon Echo. That means you can control any lamp, appliance or anything else that plugs into an outlet by speaking a phrase to Alexa like “turn on the living room lamp,” without having […]

Nov 29 2018

China to Gene Researcher: Stop Your Work – Newser

(Newser) – China has ordered a scientist to stop his controversial work after his bombshell claim about creating the world’s first gene-edited babies. Chinese Vice Minister of Science and Technology Xu Nanping said Thursday that He Jiankui’s work “crossed the line of morality and ethics adhered to by the academic community and was shocking and […]

Nov 24 2018

And They Can't Stop: How Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth Beat the Odds to Become of Hollywood's Most Solid …

Miley Cyrus may have come in like a wrecking ball, but her foundation is rock solid.  The singer, who turns 26, today, has grown up in front of our eyes ever since starring in the Disney Channel’s Hannah Montana, a role she auditioned for when she was just 11. Since then, we’ve seen her pose for […]

Nov 24 2018

'A great divide': Inside the battle to stop same-sex marriage in Taiwan

But the ruling, which gave legislators a two-year deadline in which to enshrine marriage equality into law, could soon be in doubt. Conservative groups have taken advantage of government deadlock to rally against the change, forcing the issue to a public vote, devastating LGBT couples and potentially plunging the administration of President Tsai Ing-wen into […]

Nov 22 2018

Hillary Clinton: Europe needs to cut immigration flows to stop right-wing populism

Hillary Clinton says European leaders need to find ways to limit immigration flows because inaction on the continent was driving right-wing populism. “I think Europe needs to get a handle on migration because that is what lit the flame,” Clinton told the Guardian in an interview published Thursday. “I admire the very generous and compassionate […]

Nov 22 2018

Hillary Clinton: Curb Immigration to Stop Rise of Populism—'That Is What Lit the Flame'

Hillary Clinton warned that Europe must tackle its immigration problem if it was to successfully stem the rising threat of right-wing populism. The former Democratic presidential candidate urged European leaders to send a strong signal that they were “not going to be able to continue to provide refuge and support,” saying uncontrolled immigration would only fuel the fire of […]

Nov 20 2018

Next stop, Cooperstown? Adrian Beltre announces retirement

11:37 AM ET After 21 seasons and over 3,000 hits, Texas Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre has announced his retirement. In a statement in which he thanked his family, fans, agents, his former teams and Tommy Lasorda, Beltre, who will turn 40 in April, said it’s simply “time to call it a career.” “After careful […]

Nov 20 2018

Kremlin Critics Unite to Try to Stop Russian Becoming Interpol Head

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Kremlin Critics Unite to Try to Stop Russian Becoming Interpol Head  U.S. News & World Report Russian Interpol President? ‘Like Putting a Fox in Charge of a Hen House,’ Experts Say  Newsweek The Latest: Russia says critics politicizing Interpol  SFGate US senators rally against Russian Interpol candidate, Moscow calls it ‘intervention,’ MSM hysterical  RT […]

Nov 20 2018

UK's top court rejects government bid to stop ECJ hearing Brexit reversal case

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected a last ditch bid by the British government to stop Europe’s top court from considering a case which seeks to determine whether London can unilaterally reverse Brexit. Anti-Brexit demonstrators protest outside the Houses of Parliament in London, Britain, November 19, 2018. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls Scottish politicians who […]

Nov 20 2018

Brexit plan will stop EU migrants 'jumping the queue' – May

Media playback is unsupported on your device Theresa May has renewed her efforts to sell her draft Brexit withdrawal agreement – arguing it will stop EU migrants “jumping the queue”. She said migration would become skills-based, with Europeans no longer prioritised over “engineers from Sydney or software developers from Delhi”. The PM also insisted to […]