French rights group files case against PSG over claims scouts 'limited number of black players'

French football club Paris Saint-Germain are facing a discrimination lawsuit over reports that scouts at the club carried out racial profiling and tried to limit the number of black players at the team’s academy. Investigative outlet Mediapart reported on Thursday that PSG scouts had subjected young players to racial profiling – which is illegal in […]

Facebook carried ads from mysterious pro-Brexit group for months

While Facebook might be making strides in clamping down on fake news and shady political ads, there appear to have been holes in its strategy. The UK’s Digital, Culture, Media and Sport committee has published data showing that Facebook carried ads for a “hard Brexit” (that is, a UK exit from the European Union with […]

Testing presidential waters? Haley spoke to secretive conservative group before resigning UN

A week before leaving the Trump administration, Nikki Haley spoke to the neocon group – Council for National Policy – lending weight to the prospect of a 2020 candidacy while touting her record as a warmonger’s warmonger. The secretive, heavily evangelical CNP has developed a reputation for anointing Republican presidents. Donald Trump and George W. […]

A group of amputee-athletes are attempting to climb one of South America’s toughest peaks

Silverline Film A group of amputee-athletes are attempting to climb Cotopaxi, one of South America’s toughest peaks. They’re traveling with the Range of Motion Project, a nonprofit that helps amputees climb mountains around the world. The nonprofit is hoping to raise $ 100,000 to provide 100 prosthetic limbs to those need. On Saturday, a group […]

British automaker group meets with EU, says Brexit could cost billions

[unable to retrieve full-text content] ‘Our industry is deeply integrated across both sides of the Channel.’ Continue reading British automaker group meets with EU, says Brexit could cost billions British automaker group meets with EU, says Brexit could cost billions originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 19 Sep 2018 09:20:00 EDT. Please see our terms […]

A group of researchers showed how a Tesla Model S can be hacked and stolen in seconds using only $600 worth of equipment (TSLA)

Alphr Researchers from KU Leuven university in Belgium demonstrated that hackers can secretly clone the key fob of a Tesla Model S and steal the car within seconds — and with only $ 600 worth of simple computing and radio equipment, WIRED reports. The researchers brought their findings to Tesla — which rewarded them for exposing […]

Calgary Olympics would cost $5.23B, group says

Hosting the 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games in Calgary will cost about $ 5.23 billion, according to the organization tasked with exploring a possible bid.  The new estimate, part of a draft plan prepared by Calgary 2026, is nearly $ 1 billion more than that of the Calgary Bid Exploration Committee, which pegged the price at $ 4.6 […]

Gawker is set to relaunch under its new owner Bryan Goldberg, the founder of Bustle Digital Group

Bustle Gawker, the general news and media gossip blog that was sued into bankruptcy by Hulk Hogan and Silicon Valley billionaire Peter Thiel, is set to relaunch next year.  The rights to the Gawker brand and its archive of blog posts were recently purchased by Bryan Goldberg, founder and CEO of Bustle Digital Group, who […]

Ex-Rolls-Royce lead designer lands in Munich, working for FAW Group

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Filed under: Design/Style,Hirings/Firings/Layoffs,Luxury Giles Taylor to lead design revival of luxury brand Hongqi. Continue reading Ex-Rolls-Royce lead designer lands in Munich, working for FAW Group Ex-Rolls-Royce lead designer lands in Munich, working for FAW Group originally appeared on Autoblog on Sun, 09 Sep 2018 09:01:00 EDT. Please see our terms […]

Japan’s largest warship trains with US naval strike group in contested South China Sea

Japan’s newest helicopter carrier, Kaga, has trained with the USS Ronald Reagan Strike Group, showcasing its military might during a tour in the contested South China Sea, amid tensions between Beijing and US-backed Tokyo. The two navies practiced sailing in formation and joint maneuvering on Friday. The ships also trained in replenishment-at-sea procedures. The drill […]