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05/21/2019

Trade disputes are damaging growth and must be tackled 'at a multilateral level,' OECD says Global trade tensions that are hitting growth and investment need to be dealt with at a multilateral level, the OECD's chief economist told CNBC Tuesday....
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Abortion Bans Create a Public Health Nightmare Making abortion mostly illegal will kick off an unintentional, vast experiment in public health—one where the outcomes are sick or dying women and children....
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The True Victims of the Opioid Crisis Are Starting to Rebel The push to end opioid abuse has ended up hurting the people who use the drugs legitimately. Now those chronic pain patients are starting a movement of their own....
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Merck to Buy Cancer Drug Maker Peloton Therapeutics Merck agreed to acquire cancer drug developer Peloton Therapeutics for $1.05 billion in cash, adding to a list of deals in 2019 by pharmaceutical companies looking to bolster their cancer treatment portfolios....
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Airbus Foresees More Regulatory Scrutiny After Boeing's 737 MAX Crashes The new chief operating officer of Airbus said the European plane maker expects more regulatory scrutiny after two crashes by Boeing’s 737 MAX jets have raised questions about safety oversight....
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India Antitrust Watchdog Sniffs Around E-Commerce Players India’s antitrust watchdog is assessing the domestic e-commerce sector, a step that could have consequences for Amazon and Walmart-controlled Flipkart, which dominate the country’s online sales....
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Xi Jinping Flexes China's Trade Muscle With Visit to Rare-Earths Hub By touring a region of China that calls itself a rare-earths kingdom, Chinese President Xi Jinping pinpointed a source of leverage his government has over high-technology industries critical to the U.S. economy....
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Sales Fall at Kohl's and J.C. Penney Sales at Kohl’s and J.C. Penney weakened in the latest quarter as the retailers experienced a slower start to the year, sending their shares down sharply in premarket trading....
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New Coke Is Back. Sort of. Coca-Cola is using one of its biggest failures as a marketing tool, bringing back New Coke for a limited time in a cross-promotion with Netflix’s retro science-fiction horror series “Stranger Things.”...
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Boeing Official Played Down Scenario That May Have Doomed Ethiopian Jet Four weeks after faulty sensor data led a 737 MAX jet to crash in Indonesia last year, a Boeing executive raised and dismissed the possibility of a bird collision triggering a second disaster....
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Brazil's Petrobras eyes transfer-of-rights addendum that opens up $9 bln payment Brazil's state-run oil company Petrobras said on Tuesday its board of directors approved an addendum to a transfer-of-rights oil contract that will see it reimbursed to the tune of $9.06 billion, but the deal remains subject to governmental agreement...
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UK Labour Party plan consultation on price of nationalising industries Britain's opposition Labour Party will consult on the best way for parliament to determine the price of nationalising water and energy infrastructure, Labour finance policy chief John McDonnell said on Tuesday....
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UK minister says he talked about Port Talbot with Tata Steel A British government minister said on Tuesday that talks he held with Tata Steel this week were about issues relating to the firm's site in Port Talbot in Wales....
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Elliott withdraws domination agreement request at Uniper AGM Activist fund Elliott, Uniper's No.2 shareholder, on Tuesday said it had decided to withdraw a motion that could have forced the German energy group to enter talks over a so-called domination agreement with top investor Fortum....
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Airbus sticks to delivery goals as industrial problems ease Airbus is sticking to its 2019 delivery goals as it makes progress in resolving industrial problems at its Hamburg single-aisle jet plant, the planemaker's recently appointed operations chief said on Tuesday....
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Brazil's CPFL Energia offers to buy Chinese stake in renewables unit Brazilian electric utility CPFL Energia SA announced on Tuesday a memorandum of understanding with its parent company, China's State Grid , for the potential acquisition of State Grid's stake in its renewables arm CPFL Renovaveis ....
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PPG to keep architectural, industrial coatings units after review PPG Industries Inc said on Tuesday it decided to keep its architectural and industrial coatings units after reviewing its operations following calls from activist investor Nelson Peltz to break up the company....
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TJX quarterly same-store sales top expectations TJX Cos Inc reported a better-than-expected quarterly same-store sales on Tuesday, as the off-price retailer's steep discounts brought more shoppers to its Marshalls and HomeGoods stores....
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UPDATE 3-British Steel risks collapse with 25,000 jobs under threat British Steel, the country's second largest steel producer, is on the brink of collapse unless the government agrees to provide an emergency 30 million pound ($38 million) loan by later on Tuesday, two sources close to the situation said....
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French woman sues Boeing seeking at least $276 mln over Ethiopian crash A French woman whose husband was killed in the March crash of a Boeing 737 MAX airliner in Ethiopia has filed a U.S. lawsuit against the planemaker seeking at least $276 million in damages, her lawyer said on Tuesday....
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UPDATE 1-TJX raises full-year profit forecast after same-store sales beat TJX Cos Inc raised its full-year profit forecast and beat quarterly same-store sales estimates on Tuesday, as the off-price retailer's steep discounts attracted more shoppers....
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Freddie's Layton: Privatization likely to take several years to complete It could take four to five years to raise the capital needed to privatize mortgage giant Freddie Mac using a combination of retained earnings and a public offering of stock, Freddie Mac chief executive Donald Layton said on Tuesday....
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RPT-Freddie's Layton: Privatization likely to take several years to complete It could take four to five years to raise the capital needed to privatize mortgage giant Freddie Mac using a combination of retained earnings and a public offering of stock, Freddie Mac chief executive Donald Layton said on Tuesday....
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UPDATE 1-French woman sues Boeing seeking at least $276 mln over Ethiopian crash A French woman whose husband was killed in the March crash of a Boeing 737 MAX airliner in Ethiopia has filed a U.S. lawsuit against the planemaker seeking at least $276 million in damages, her lawyer said on Tuesday....
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UPDATE 3-J.C. Penney sales fall short, net loss doubles; shares sink 10% Same-store sales fell more than expected at J.C. Penney Co Inc in the first quarter and its net loss nearly doubled, after the retailer exited its appliance and in-store furniture businesses, sending shares down 8% in premarket trading on Tuesday....
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Qorvo stops chip shipments to Huawei Radio frequency chipmaker Qorvo on Tuesday joined mobile parts maker Lumentum Holdings Inc in halting shipments to Huawei Technologies, following export restrictions by the United States government....
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HQ Trivia aims for comeback with new cash prizes and a new host HQ Trivia has hired a new main host, Matt Richards, and this evening (at 6 p.m. Pacific) it is launching its Season 4 theme, "The money is in your hands."Read More...
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GV joins $50 million investment in ‘wearable therapy’ startup Cala Health Cala Health, a startup that's developing "wearable therapies" to tackle hand tremors, has raised $50 million in a round of funding from GV and others.Read More...
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Spend management software provider Ivalua raises $60 million at a $1 billion valuation Ivalua, a company developing cloud-based enterprise spend management software, raised $60 million in growth equity at a $1 billion valuation.Read More...
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Adobe Premiere Rush launches on Android Adobe's cross-platform video editor is now available on select Android devices, including Samsung's Galaxy S10 series and Google's Pixel series.Read More...
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For the fifth year in a row, a named storm has formed early in the Atlantic Enlarge / Subtropical Storm Andrea, about 475km southwest of Bermuda, isn't much to look at. (credit: NOAA) On Monday evening, forecasters at the National Hurricane Center determined that a low pressure system in the Atlantic Ocean had sustained wi...
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Horrific video shows famed chef pulling plastic trash from fish’s stomach A famed Mexican chef has posted a stunning video of himself pulling plastic bottle caps and other trash from a fish’s stomach as he prepares a meal — as a wake-up call that humans are destroying ocean life. In the footage, three-Michelin-star c...
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New Honda e electric car: reservations open ahead of 2020 release date News 21 May, 2019 UK order books have opened for the Honda e retro-styled all-electric supermini, with first deliveries due for spring 2020...
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UK’s largest car-park operator made £2.44m from drivers with wrong change News 21 May, 2019 NCP goes to court to argue that it shouldn’t have to pay VAT on near-£700,000 annual earnings from drivers not having the right change...
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School districts offer meals to students over summer break TUCSON – School is almost out for the summer, which means students will not receive meals they rely on from local schools. In the Tucson Unified School District (TUSD) about 70 percent of students are on free or reduced meal plans. Four out of ...
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Tuesday Forecast: Another breezy day expected TUCSON – It will be another breezy and cool day in the Old Pueblo. A storm system passed through our area yesterday, leaving behind cool conditions here in Southern Arizona. Temperatures this morning dropped to freezing and near-freezing levels...
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|ChinesediplomatjokesthatHuawei'hascutAppleintopieces' China has reacted with uncharacteristic fury to what it deems a concerted US attack on its national champions and even its way of life. But one diplomat showed a touch of humour as he jumped to Huawei Technologies Co.'s defence....
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|Rand,emergingmarketcurrenciesonthebackfootamidUS-Chinatradetensions The rand weakened in early trade, before strengthening somewhat, as uncertainty around US-China trade talks dampened demand for emerging markets currencies....
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|SAmayfindpartnersfor$1billionSouthSudanoilblock South Africa’s Strategic Fuel Fund is welcome to bring in partners to help it execute a $1bn agreement to drill for oil and build a refinery and pipeline in South Sudan, the central African nation’s oil minister said....
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|Lookingforasalarybump?Thesearethecitieswiththehighestsalaries San Francisco has soared up the rankings to dislodge Zurich for the highest salaries and disposable income after rent, according to Deutsche Bank’s ''Mapping the World’s Prices 2019.''...
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|JamieOliver'sUKrestaurantchainsareheadedforinsolvency The UK celebrity chef’s company filed notice in the High Court for administration. The proceedings involve 25 Jamie’s Italian, Barbecoa steakhouse and Fifteen eateries in the UK but not the international division....
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|FuelinZimbabwewillnowcostoverR20alitre Zimbabwe has announced a massive fuel price hike after the country's central bank said it would no longer provide fuel dealers with funding for petrol and diesel....
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WWE Raw: Seth Rollins and Kofi Kingston team up, Brock Lesnar gloats Universal champion Seth Rollins and WWE Champion Kofi Kingston joined forces on Raw as the threat of Brock Lesnar and his Money in the Bank briefcase loomed overhead....
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Watch: Nikolaj Coster-Waldau joins 'Full House' in 'Game of Thrones' skit The worlds of "Game of Thrones" and "Full House" collided on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" in a new skit titled "Full House Lannister" starring Nikolaj Coster-Waldau....
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Ravens’ Hayden Hurst turns to Twitter to find ‘gorgeous’ mystery woman Ravens tight end Hayden Hurst is putting his love life in the hands of the Twitterverse. After failing to connect on a recent flight to Baltimore, Hurst tweeted a note to a “gorgeous” mystery woman, who he believes may be “the one t...
06:32, 05/21/2019

French mayor trying to start baby boom by giving out Viagra A French mayor is trying to get a rise out of young couples and get them to move to his small village and start families — offering them free Viagra if they do, according to local reports. Jean Debouzy, mayor of Montereau, a village of just 650...
06:32, 05/21/2019

Mom collapses while testifying against ex-husband who killed their 5 kids A South Carolina mom let out an anguished wail while testifying against her ex-husband, who is facing the death penalty after admitting he murdered all five of their children. Pain was visible on Amber Kyzer’s face on Monday as she struggled to read ...
06:32, 05/21/2019

What can employees do if their supervisor is unprofessional or abusive? Ask HR Abusive or unprofessional managers are a common workplace problem. Here's how you can resolve the problem and defuse the stress.        ...
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Egypt to hike electricity prices in July CAIRO (AP) — Egypt says it will raise electricity prices for households and businesses by an average of 15 percent, the latest in a series of austerity measures aimed at boosting the economy. Electricity Minister Mohammed Shaker said Tuesday that rat...
06:16, 05/21/2019

Jamar Clark’s advocates call for $20M death settlement MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Advocates for Jamar Clark, who was fatally shot by police in 2015, are demanding that the city of Minneapolis settles a lawsuit brought by his family for $20 million, the same amount awarded in the 2017 death of Justine Ruszczyk Da...
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Serbia introduces life sentence amid EU criticism BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbian lawmakers have voted to introduce life imprisonment without parole for the gravest criminal acts, despite criticism from the Council of Europe’s top human rights official. Parliament on Tuesday approved the chang...
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Indian state lawmaker killed in suspected rebel ambush ITANAGAR, India (AP) — Police say an Indian lawmaker in the northeastern state of Arunachal Pradesh has been killed in an ambush by suspected rebels. Police officers in the state capital of Itanagar say Legislative Assembly member Tirong Aboh of the ...
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Former Obama official Susan Rice has book out in October NEW YORK (AP) — Susan E. Rice, the former national security adviser and U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, has a book coming out this fall. “Tough Love” will be published Oct. 8, Simon & Schuster announced Tuesday. She will reflect on...
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Frenchman in vegetative state kept alive after appeal to UN PARIS (AP) — A last-ditch appeal to the United Nations has forced French doctors to resume life support for a man who has been in a vegetative state for years and whose case has drawn attention across Europe. Vincent Lambert was critically injured in...
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Authorities remove 178 cats from suburban Detroit home WEST BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say animal control officers have removed 178 cats from a suburban Detroit home where the animals were found living in what was described as deplorable conditions. The Oakland County Animal Shelter & ...
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Top-seeded Barty withdraws from French Open warm-up event STRASBOURG, France (AP) — Top-seeded Ashleigh Barty withdrew from the Internationaux de Strasbourg clay-court tournament on Tuesday because of a right arm injury. Barty was replaced in the main draw by lucky loser Diana Marcinkevica. The eighth-ranke...
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New York in court to bar move of Sheen remains to Peoria PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Officials of the Catholic Diocese of Peoria say their counterparts in the Archdiocese of New York are trying to halt the transfer of Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen’s remains to Illinois. Earlier this month, New York’s Cour...
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Burger King to expand sales of new meatless burger to Europe COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Burger King will launch in Sweden a version of its Impossible Whopper, the plant-based burgers that have attracted attention in the United States for resembling meat far more closely than traditional veggie burgers. The foo...
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Memorial Day Holiday Collection Schedule Announcement LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Lexington’s Division of Waste Management will adjust its collection schedule for the upcoming Memorial Day holiday: No collection will be made on Monday, May 27. Residents and businesses that normally receive curbside...
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Fallen firefighter remembered as selfless public servant APPLETON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin firefighter killed by gunfire after responding to a medical call has been remembered as a proud father, loving husband, loyal friend and selfless public servant. The funeral service for Mitchell Lundgaard Monday ev...
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Egypt says security forces kill 16 militants in Sinai CAIRO (AP) — Egypt says its police forces have killed 16 militants in raids in the restive northern part of the Sinai Peninsula. An Interior Ministry statement Tuesday says security forces exchanged fire with Islamic militants as they stormed insurge...
06:16, 05/21/2019

Rhinoceros at Chicago’s Lincoln Park Zoo gives birth to calf CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago’s Lincoln Park Zoo says an eastern black rhinoceros named Kapuki has given birth to a calf. The zoo says Kapuki was pregnant for 15 months before the calf was born Sunday night. Zoo staff members monitored her labor and a...
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Of more than 600 guns stolen 2 years ago, only 73 recovered SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — A federal prosecutor says authorities have recovered only 73 of the 654 guns stolen in 2017 in Springfield, Missouri. Prosecutors say six men from Texas stole the guns by maneuvering several trailers into a United Parcel Servi...
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Woman accused in death of newborn granted pretrial release SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A Sioux Falls woman charged with murder in the 1981 death of her newborn has been released from jail. The Argus Leader reports Theresa Bentaas posted bond Monday. The 57-year-old Bentaas has been in the Minneh...
06:16, 05/21/2019

Greece: Supreme Court hears appeal for far-left killer ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece’s Supreme Court is hearing an appeal by an extremist serving multiple life sentences for the killings of 11 people against the denial of a temporary leave of absence from prison. Dimitris Koufodinas, who was convict...
06:16, 05/21/2019

Official: Poland entitled to seek German WWII reparations WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A Polish official says that contrary to German claims, no documents or records show his country ever renounced its right to seek World War II reparations from Germany. Berlin insists Poland waived such rights in 1953, while unde...
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Vatican financial watchdog boasts steady progress on reform VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican’s financial watchdog says that after nearly 10 years of reforms, the Holy See has a “fully functioning” system of financial regulation and intelligence that is increasingly integrated into the global ...
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Iraqi PM says he wants to end tensions between Iran and US BAGHDAD (AP) — State-run Iraqi media is quoting Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi as saying that Baghdad will send delegations to the U.S. and Iran to help end tensions between the two countries. Abdul-Mahdi, whose country has close ties to both Iran a...
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The Netherlands becomes first triple-A rated sovereign to launch green bond The Netherlands became on Tuesday the first AAA-rated sovereign to offer investors a green bond, saying it would give preference to funds that prove their own environmentally friendly credentials....
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Activists demand end of Shell, fossil fuel at shareholder meeting A group of environmental activists tried to disrupt Royal Dutch Shell's annual shareholder meeting on Tuesday, calling for this year's gathering to be the company's last....
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Tornado hits near Tulsa, Oklahoma airport as five states brace for severe weather A tornado was spotted near the main airport in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on Tuesday, as 22 million people in the central United States faced a severe weather system that brought hail, heavy rain and flooding, the National Weather Service (NWS) said....
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Climate protesters disrupt BP investor meeting, Shell gets boost Climate change protesters disrupted oil and gas group BP's annual shareholder meeting on Tuesday, shouting "this is a crime scene", while rival Royal Dutch Shell received some rare praise from shareholders on its climate policies....
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The German Data Diver Who Exposed China's Muslim Crackdown Research by Adrian Zenz, a born-again Christian anthropologist working alone in a German suburb, thrust China and the West into one of their biggest clashes over human rights in decades, after he showed how China built internment camps and surveillan...
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Christchurch mosque shooter faces terrorism charge The man accused of killing 51 worshipers at two Christchurch mosques has been charged by New Zealand police with engaging in a "terrorist act," the first time such a charge has been laid inside the country....
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Iran stance straight from Trump's North Korea playbook The Trump administration isn't exactly hiding the fact that it's using North Korea playbook on Iran: Use a "maximum pressure" campaign -- the same nomenclature was used for Tehran and Pyongyang -- to box the adversary into a corner, then try to negot...
06:16, 05/21/2019

Report claims thousands of North Korean women sold into sex slavery in China Thousands of North Korean women and girls are being trafficked and sold into sexual slavery in China, where many are sold as wives to Chinese men while others are forced into prostitution or to live stream sex acts against their will, a new report cl...
06:16, 05/21/2019

‘MissionRacer’: How Amazon turned the tedium of warehouse work into a game Amazon’s experiment is part of a broader industry push to gamify low-skill work, particularly as historically low unemployment has driven up wages and attrition....
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You can win a trip on a Game of Thrones CRUISE to relieve your series finale sadness GAME of Thrones fans can ease their Westeros withdrawal by entering this amazing competition to tour some of the most iconic filming locations in Croatia....
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Astronauts are 'younger' after returning from orbit, here’s why Astronauts age a bit slower than those of us on Earth due to something called "time dilation" described by Einstein's theory of relativity.        ...
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Hey Siri, turn on 'The Voice' for my Vizio TV Watch your iPhone on any TV, without an Apple TV device? Now it can be done, via Vizio, Samsung, Sony and LG TVs. Vizio tools in beta. We tried it.        ...
06:16, 05/21/2019

Mallikarjun Kharge Hits Out At BJP's "Pressure Tactics" In Madhya Pradesh Senior Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge on Tuesday asserted that Congress has majority in Madhya Pradesh Assembly and accused the Opposition BJP of "unnecessarily" creating problems since it feared......
06:16, 05/21/2019

Spurned again by Trump, House panel to meet with or without McGahn Amid growing talk on Capitol Hill of impeaching President Donald Trump, the House of Representatives committee where such an effort would begin plans to hold a hearing on Tuesday with or without testimony from Don McGahn, the White House's former top...
06:16, 05/21/2019

Murray plays down his chances of playing singles at Wimbledon Former world number one Andy Murray has all but ruled out playing singles at Wimbledon this year and said he will focus on doubles when he makes his comeback from hip-resurfacing surgery....
06:16, 05/21/2019

MLB roundup: Sanchez's blast caps Yanks' rally Gary Sanchez capped a four-run top of the ninth inning with a three-run homer as the New York Yankees rallied for a 10-7 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Monday night....
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Pioneering female soccer referee Yamashita hoping to inspire Japanese referee Yoshimi Yamashita is hoping her trailblazing work as part of the first all-female trio to officiate a men's match in Asian continental competition last week will encourage girls to feel they can do anything in the game....
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Tennis: Barty withdraws from Strasbourg International Ashleigh Barty's French Open preparations suffered a blow on Tuesday when a right arm injury forced the Australian's withdrawal from the Strasbourg International....
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Record London Marathon entries pass 450,000 More than 450,000 runners have entered the ballot for next year's London Marathon, breaking the event's own world record for registrations, organizers said on Tuesday....
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Austrian motor racing great Niki Lauda, who survived fiery crash, dies Austrian motor racing great Niki Lauda, whose comeback from a near-fatal crash made him a global symbol of resilience and determination, has died at the age of 70....
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Former Formula One champion Lauda dead at 70 Three-times Formula One world champion Niki Lauda, regarded as one of the finest racers of all time and who later became a successful airline entrepreneur, has died at 70 after battling declining health....
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House Democrats Are Openly Fighting With Nancy Pelosi About Impeachment In a closed-room meeting on Monday, House Democratic leadership, including members of the House Judiciary Committee battled with Speaker Nancy Pelosi over impeaching Donald Trump, or at the very least opening an inquiry into impeachment, according to...
06:00, 05/21/2019

Members Of Top UN Body Call Masood Azhar Ban "Significant Achievement" The listing of Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist by the UN Security Council has been termed as a "significant achievement" by the member nations in holding......
06:00, 05/21/2019

All 5 VVPATs Should Be Counted First: 22 Opposition Parties To Poll Body Opposition parties turned out in strength at the Election Commission today with a list of demands that they said were "confidence-building measures" and questioned the movement of Electronic Voting......
06:00, 05/21/2019

Nitish Kumar Calls EVM Allegations "Bogus", Says Opposition "Nervous" Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday dubbed the allegations made by Opposition pertaining to the unsecured movement of EVMs in Bihar as "bogus" and added that such statements made by the......
06:00, 05/21/2019

NPP Lawmaker, His Son Among 11 Killed By Militants In Arunachal Pradesh A lawmaker and his son were among 11 people killed by NSCN (IM) militants in Arunachal Pradesh's Tirap district today. Two others were critically injured in the attack....
06:00, 05/21/2019

Live Updates: PM Modi, Amit Shah At Ministers Meet In BJP Office The Union Council of Ministers is meeting today at the Bharatiya Janata Party's office in New Delhi. The meeting is also being attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah. The......
06:00, 05/21/2019

Dissent In Poll Code Violation Cases Won't Be Made Public: Election Panel Dissent and minority views in Election Commission's orders in cases of Model Code of Conduct violations would not be made public, the poll panel said today, rejecting the demand of Election......
06:00, 05/21/2019

Velocity is strangling baseball — and its grip keeps tightening Pick a problem, or a perceived problem, in baseball, and it can probably be traced back, directly or indirectly, to the rise of velocity as the sport’s ultimate weapon....
06:00, 05/21/2019

Tornadoes touch down in Oklahoma, Texas as forecasters warn more perilous weather could hit An intense storm system that weather forecasters labeled “particularly dangerous” swept through the Southern Plains Monday, spawning a few tornadoes....
06:00, 05/21/2019

Nicaraguan government releases 100 jailed protesters The administration of President Daniel Ortega said all 100 face charges of "offences against security and the public peace," which have commonly been applied to participants in anti-government protests that started last year....
06:00, 05/21/2019

Trump touts 2020 re-election chances, takes swipe at Biden during Pennsylvania rally Trump’s visit to the key battleground state also came two days after Biden held a campaign rally in Philadelphia, and the former vice president wasn’t far from Trump’s mind....
06:00, 05/21/2019

‘It goes to the root of the problem’: Mexico calls for regional development to address immigration A U.N. commission on Monday presented a roadmap to boost economic development in three Central American nations whose poverty and violence now pushes desperate migrants to travel across Mexico to the United States....
06:00, 05/21/2019

Yemen rebels attack Saudi airport with bomb-carrying drone Yemen's Iranian-allied Houthi rebels said Tuesday they attacked a Saudi airport and military base with a bomb-laden drone, an assault acknowledged by the kingdom as Mideast tensions remain high between Tehran and the United States....
06:00, 05/21/2019

Huawei founder warns U.S. ‘underestimates’ his company as some restrictions lift The Chinese company is still prohibited from buying American-made hardware and software to make new products without further, hard-to-obtain licenses....
06:00, 05/21/2019

Aidan O’Brien team favouring Epsom bid with Derby favourite Sir Dragonet • Ballydoyle operation leaning towards Epsom over French Derby• Too Darn Hot may make surprise switch to Irish GuineasEpsom racecourse was bathed in sunshine for the annual Breakfast With The Stars event here on Tuesday to preview the Derby meeting n...
06:00, 05/21/2019

County Championship: Lancashire v Worcestershire, Hampshire v Notts - live! Live updates from the latest round of Championship gamesEngland give Jofra Archer the nod for World Cup squadEmail your thoughts to Tanya or tweet @TJAldred 1.27pm BST DIVISION ONEHampshire v Notts: Hampshire 310 (Weatherley 66, Donald 46; Fletcher 4...
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England’s Nikita Parris joins Lyon after leaving Manchester City • Forward signs for the European champions• Parris is part of England’s World Cup squadThe England forward Nikita Parris has joined the European champions Lyon after leaving Manchester City.Parris, the all-time leading scorer in Women’s Super League,...
06:00, 05/21/2019

Vincent Kompany walks into a mess at Anderlecht – can he save them? With no European football for the first time in 56 years and unrest off the pitch, the Belgian club’s appointment of their former defender as player-manager is a remarkable stuntOn Sunday, on as dark a day as imaginable in Anderlecht’s history, Belgi...
06:00, 05/21/2019

Arsenal’s Henrikh Mkhitaryan to miss Europa League final over safety fears • Armenian will not travel to Baku for match against Chelsea• Decision taken by club after talks with player’s familyHenrikh Mkhitaryan will not be involved in the Europa League final after Arsenal confirmed he would not travel with the squad.The Arm...
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Manchester City and PSG should be thrown out of Europe, says La Liga president • Javier Tebas says the two clubs are ‘playthings of a state’• City deny breaking Financial Fair Play rulesManchester City and Paris Saint-Germain are “playthings of a state” who should be kicked out of European competition for violating Financial Fa...
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David Squires on … Manchester City's dominance and football whataboutery Our cartoonist on the FA Cup final fallout, Pep Guardiola’s treble and press box invadersYou can now buy your very own print of this stripTake a look through David’s archive of cartoons Continue reading......
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Fifteen Canada Women players sign up for Common Goal project • Players have more than 1,200 senior caps between them • This is what our Canadian legacy is all about, says McLeodFifteen players and one member of the coaching staff from the Canada women’s national team have joined Juan Mata’s Common Goal campaig...
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Women’s World Cup ticket fiasco shows Fifa’s capacity for chaos Organiser’s reaction when it emerged some tickets booked together are not next to one another left a lot to be desiredFollowing the still simmering fury over Uefa’s choice of Baku for the Europa League final and its corporate-heavy ticket policy for ...
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More than a machine: Niki Lauda was an F1 rebel in his own way Lauda was not an emotionless automaton but a driven competitor who cared little for others’ opinionsA common view of Niki Lauda is that he was an emotion-free calculating machine, the antithesis of his great rival James Hunt. The misconception gained...
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Baseball's 106mph barrier: have pitchers reached the limits of their velocity? The 100mph fastball used to be a rarity: now it’s an everyday occurrence in Major League Baseball. But the human body may not be built for such speedsSidd Finch was almost too good to be true. The rookie pitcher, while in spring training with the New...
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Kevin Durant is the NBA's best player, but the Warriors are way more fun without him Golden State have reached their fifth NBA finals in a row but KD has missed time through injury. His absence has brought joy back to the teamThe first thing you need to know is a cold hard fact: the Warriors are a better team with Kevin Durant on the...
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‘Flint Is Everywhere’: California Farmworkers Confront a Tainted Water Crisis The soil in California’s farm country is fertile, but the water is bad. Half of all failing water systems in the state are in the San Joaquin Valley....
06:00, 05/21/2019

James Ruppert: when it comes to second-hand EVs, buy mainstream Electric micro-cars and expensive EV conversions for classics are an option, but sensible money is spent on big-name models If you read this column often, you will probably have gathered by now that I am EV-sceptic. Used EVs are a thing and I conced...
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Formula 1 legend Niki Lauda dies aged 70 Three-time F1 world champion and non-executive chairman of Mercedes F1 “passed away peacefully”, his family said Tributes have been paid to three-time Formula 1 world champion Niki Lauda, who has died at the age of 70. The Austrian underwent a dou...
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Skoda Octavia vRS Challenge 2019 UK review We drive Skoda's top-flight special edition of the Octavia vRS to see if it's worth splashing out on We’re already plenty familiar with this generation of Octavia vRS. It’s been on sale since 2013, after all, and is entering its twilight years afte...
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Philippines’ Firebrand Take more than 7,600 islands, add 100 million people, throw in a twist of corruption, an unhealthy slug of poverty and a dab of dynastic politics and what do you get? A recipe for disaster, you might think. Yet the Philippines has been simmering nice...
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What Salvini and Le Pen Get Wrong About Europe Brussels isn’t totally in thrall to elite interests. Its initiatives on corporate tax avoidance, tech regulation, and climate change all have the popular touch....
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Walmart workers invited a special guest to crash the company’s annual meeting: Bernie Sanders The presidential candidate, who has repeatedly called on Walmart to improve its working conditions, will introduce a shareholders’ proposal that would give hourly workers a seat on the company’s board....
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Europe says Spain’s economy is doing better than Germany’s. That’s absurd. The nonsense idea that Spain’s economy doesn’t need any more help is really just an excuse not to help it. Policymakers might be able to convince themselves with statistical games, but voters aren’t easily fooled....
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How To Receive Information On Latest Fuel Prices In SMS Petrol price today: Currently, the domestic prices of petrol and diesel are reviewed by state-run oil marketing companies such as Indian Oil Corporation on a daily basis. Any revisions are effected at......
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Tata Motors Shares Hit By Jaguar Land Rover Woes, Weak Home Market Three months ago, Tata Motors announced plans to revamp JLR, after reporting the biggest loss of about $4 billion in Indian corporate history due to an impairment at JLR...
05:48, 05/21/2019

Sensex, Nifty Snap Three-Day Winning Streak As Banking, Auto Shares Dive The S&P BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty 50 indexes came off record highs touched earlier in the day and snapped their three-day winning streak as auto, banking and information technology stocks came under......
05:48, 05/21/2019

Paris-Based Think Tank OECD Cuts Global Growth Forecast While the OECD pared back its global growth forecast for the current year, it predicted a pick-up in activity to 3.4 per cent next year. It notched up its forecast for US growth this year by 0.2......
05:48, 05/21/2019

All You Need To Know About LIC New Children's Money Back Plan LIC: The LIC New Children's Money Back Plan can be purchased by any parent or grandparent for a child up to 12 years in age, for a minimum sum assured of Rs 1 lakh. This LIC policy does not have any......
05:48, 05/21/2019

Iran refuses Trump's offer of talks unless US shows 'respect' Iran's Foreign Minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, has said his country won't negotiate with President Donald Trump unless the US shows Tehran "respect" by honoring its commitments under the disputed nuclear deal....
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Terrorism charge filed against Tarrant in New Zealand mosque shootings that left 51 dead The new charge comes with a maximum penalty of life imprisonment upon conviction and will be a test case for New Zealand's terrorism law.        ...
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Huawei believes Europe will keep faith in company: executive China's Huawei believes Europe will not follow the United States in blacklisting the company because it has been a partner of European telecoms firms for many years, a top Huawei executive told an Italian newspaper....
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Washington's Huawei reprieve triggers relief rally in bruised EU chip stocks Shares in European semiconductor companies, one of the most sensitive sectors to the global trade tensions, recovered from their worst day in 4-1/2 months on Tuesday after the White House backtracked overnight on tough limits on China's Huawei....
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France to push ahead with 5G launch in 2020 despite Huawei woes France will launch the deployment of its 5G network as planned in 2020 despite current difficulties faced by China's Huawei which could push some telecoms operators to modify their source of supply, the telecoms regulator said Tuesday....
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Huawei accuses U.S. of bullying, says working with Google to counter ban Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei called itself the victim of U.S. "bullying" on Tuesday and said it was working with Google to counter trade restrictions imposed by Washington last week, a senior Huawei executive said....
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U.S. eases curbs on Huawei; founder says clampdown underestimates Chinese firm The United States has temporarily eased trade restrictions on China's Huawei to minimize disruption for its customers, a move the founder of the world's largest telecoms equipment maker said meant little because it was already prepared for U.S. actio...
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France: 5G telecoms decision based on security and performance, nobody to be ruled out Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said a decision by France regarding the 5G telecoms network would be based on security and performance of networks, and added that Paris would not rule out a specific operator as not being welcome....
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Trump's Huawei ban raises hopes for Chinese chip suppliers Washington's blacklisting of technology giant Huawei has taken a toll on U.S. semiconductor shares, but China-listed firms have rallied as investors bet they can gain from Beijing's stepped-up efforts to build a homegrown supply chain....
05:48, 05/21/2019

American slashes fees to check sports and music gear (but not antlers) American Airlines has slashed fees for surf boards, skis and other oversize sports equipment as well as music gear. United last year took a similar step cutting fees on checked surf boards for travelers flying to and from California....
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Boeing shares rise after report that a bird strike may have caused 737 Max crash Boeing shares rose Tuesday after a Wall Street Journal report said aviation officials believe a bird strike may have caused the crash of a 737 Max in Ethiopia in March....
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'Sesame Street' introduces Karli, a Muppet in foster care "Karli’s mommy has been having a hard time, so we are her foster parents or her for-now-parents," Dalia, the new muppet's foster mom, told Elmo.        ...
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Some important points about Michael Cohen’s big allegation against Jay Sekulow 1) It's not clear Sekulow knew that the testimony was wrong, and 2) Mueller wasn't able to interview Trump's personal attorneys as part of his probe....
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Hyundai Venue vs Rivals: Price Comparison The Hyundai Venue has been finally launched in India bringing more excitement in the hotly contested subcompact SUV segment. Now, this space has some established rivals including the Maruti Suzuki......
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Hyundai Venue: Variants Explained The Hyundai Venue has finally entered the burgeoning subcompact SUV segment in India and it definitely has a lot going for it to battle it out with the competition. As always, features have been one......
05:32, 05/21/2019

American Airlines blames mechanics for 2,200 flight delays, cancellations, warns of summer travel trouble American Airlines says a slowdown by mechanics led to nearly 2,200 flight cancellations, delays since February and has intensified.        ...
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Brexit news latest: Philip Hammond takes swipe at no-deal advocates as Tory leadership battle looms Chancellor Philip Hammond is set to make an explosive intervention in the looming Tory leadership race with a fierce attack on advocates of a no-deal Brexit....
05:32, 05/21/2019

One in four Oxford places set for poorest students by 2023 as university announces 'sea change' in admissions One in four new students at Oxford will be from the UK's poorest backgrounds by 2023 following a "sea-change" in admissions, the university has announced....
05:32, 05/21/2019

Nigel Farage milkshake attack: Man charged with common assault and criminal damage after drink is thrown at Brexit Party leader A man has been charged with common assault and criminal damage after Nigel Farage had a milkshake thrown at him while on a walkabout in Newcastle city centre....
05:32, 05/21/2019

Blind tennis ace wins £50,000 after home surveyor missed Japanese knotweed A visually impaired tennis champion has won £50,000 in compensation after a surveyor failed to spot "visibly present and growing" Japanese knotweed in the garden of his £1.2 million Highgate home....
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DNA test proves care worker is heir to sprawling £50m estate A struggling care worker has inherited one of Britain's finest country estates after he was found to be the illegitimate son of the property's previous aristocratic owner who died last year....
05:32, 05/21/2019

Donald Trump orders lawyer not to testify about 'pressure to sack Mueller' President Donald Trump has ordered former White House counsel Donald McGahn not to testify today to a congressional committee investigating the Mueller Report's findings....
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Will for soul star Aretha Franklin found under cushions in living room Three handwritten wills have been found in the Detroit home of the late "Queen of Soul" Aretha Franklin, including one that was discovered under cushions in the living room....
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Westminster mourns victims one year on... as Amber Rudd targets terror recruiters Amber Rudd today pledged a new drive against extremist recruiters as she marked the anniversary of last year's Westminster attack by vowing that Britain will "not be defeated" by terrorism....
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Brexit Party faces review over foreign donation claims The Electoral Commission today visited Nigel Farage's Brexit Party offices to review its funding systems amid concerns over potential foreign donations....
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Nearly 50 million Instagram influencer accounts hit by data breach exposing their phone numbers and emails The contact details of nearly 50 million users of photo sharing site Instagram have been shared on a massive unsecured online database, according to reports....
05:32, 05/21/2019

Desperate search for man who was kidnapped from east London street a month ago The family of a man who disappeared after being kidnapped off the street in east London more than a month ago today issued a heartfelt plea for his safe return....
05:32, 05/21/2019

Actor 'murdered with chemsex drug overdose' A part-time actor who appeared in the James Bond film Skyfall was murdered with an overdose of a chemsex drug during a plot to steal from gay men on Grindr dates, the Old Bailey heard today....
05:32, 05/21/2019

Stunning new portraits of Lady Gabriella Windsor and new husband Thomas Kingston Newly-weds Lady Gabriella Windsor and Thomas Kingston pose in the gardens of Windsor's Frogmore House in this official wedding photograph released today....
05:32, 05/21/2019

Jamie Oliver's restaurant chain including Jamie's Italian collapses leaving hundreds of jobs at risk Jamie Oliver's restaurant chain collapsed today, putting up to 1,300 jobs at risk in a huge setback for one of the world's best known celebrity chefs....
05:32, 05/21/2019

How to watch Tottenham vs Liverpool: live stream the 2019 Champions League final from anywhere Well who saw this coming? Really now? No amount of crystal balls at the start of the season could have predicted an eventual 2019 UEFA Champions League final between Spurs and Liverpool - we don't care what you say! But on June 1, that's ex...
05:32, 05/21/2019

Sony A7 III 'losing full-frame camera share to Nikon' in Japanese market: report Sony's A7 III has, quite deservedly, proved to be a big smash for the company, but a recent report by Japanese website BCNRetail indicates that the year-old model may be starting to lose its luster.The website, which publishes monthly reports in...
05:32, 05/21/2019

Can connected technology ever become more ethical? Thanks to advances on mobile connectivity, we are now able to connect to most devices through our mobile phones. Moving forwards, the opportunities to expand beyond simple connections to mobile phones will be what drives connectivity. With Internet o...
05:32, 05/21/2019

The best free PC optimization software 2019: boost your PC's performance Free PC optimization software can't solve obsolescence – if your computer is struggling to meet the system requirements for your OS or apps that's a job for more RAM or the addition of an SSD – but if the slowdown is software-...
05:32, 05/21/2019

| CWC Proteas: Will their fielding cut it? Dicey shoulders, a few ageing limbs … it may be tricky for SA to match their past, lofty standards in the field at the imminent 2019 World Cup, says Rob Houwing....
05:32, 05/21/2019

Three Time F1 World Champion Niki Lauda Dies Aged 70 It's a sad day for the world of motorsport that has lost one of its most iconic figures. Former Formula 1 driver Niki Lauda has died at the age of 70. The three-time world champion passed away......
05:16, 05/21/2019

Hyundai Venue Launch Live Updates: Price, Specifications, Images, Features The much-awaited Hyundai Venue subcompact SUV has gone on sale in India today, priced at Rs. 6.5 lakh to Rs. 11.10 lakh (ex-showroom, India) and we have all the highlights from the launch here....
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Sponsored: What To Check When Buying A Company Fitted CNG Car CNG cars offer a great advantage as far as efficiency and cleaner mobility is concerned. If you are considering one of the upcoming CNG cars in India, it is ideal to stay aware about the benefits that......
05:16, 05/21/2019

Daimler Plans To Cut Administration Costs By 20%: Report Incoming Daimler boss Ola Kaellenius is working on a cost cut program to reach profit margin targets which are threatened by global trade woes and ramp up issues at factories....
05:16, 05/21/2019

Hyundai Venue Launched In India; Prices Start At Rs. 6.50 Lakh The Hyundai Venue subcompact SUV has finally been launched in India. Prices for the new Hyundai Venue start at Rs. 6.50 lakh for the base petrol version, going up to Rs. 11.10 lakh (all prices,......
05:16, 05/21/2019

India Watchdog Probes Allegations Of Anti-Competitive Conduct By Maruti - Report The Competition Commission of India (CCI) is looking into allegations that Maruti forces its dealers to limit the discounts they offer, effectively stifling competition among them and harming......
05:16, 05/21/2019

Hyundai Venue SUV Bags 15,000 Bookings Hyundai India today announced that the Venue subcompact SUV has received close to 15,000 bookings before the launch of the car. The company also said that 50,000 enquiries have already been made for......
05:16, 05/21/2019

2019 Renault Kwid Facelift Spotted Testing Again The 2019 Renault Kwid facelift was recently spotted testing in India again, and this time around, the car appears to be one of lower variants. By the looks of it, the car appears to be......
05:16, 05/21/2019

Hero coach who stopped high school gunman: ‘Instincts just took over’ PORTLAND, Ore. — Former University of Oregon football star Keanon Lowe said he had just entered a classroom at the Portland high school where he works as a coach and security guard when a student armed with a black shotgun appeared in the doorway. Lo...
05:16, 05/21/2019

Drunk passenger faces six years in jail for ‘air hooliganism’ A drunk passenger was banned for life from flying on the Russian airline Aeroflot after he broke a flight attendant’s leg during a fight over a cigarette, a report said on Monday. Maxim Pashnin boarded a flight from Siberia to Moscow last week ...
05:16, 05/21/2019

Nashville church ‘shooter’ wanted to kill ‘a minimum of 10 white churchgoers’: prosecutors The trial of Emanuel Samson, who is accused of fatally shooting a woman and wounding seven others at a Nashville church in 2017, officially began on Monday — with prosecutors releasing details about his alleged motives, including how he wanted ...
05:16, 05/21/2019

Pilot, passenger die in small plane crash in Alaska KETCHIKAN, Alaska — Authorities say a pilot and a single passenger have died after a small plane crashed Monday near Ketchikan. Ketchikan Gateway Borough spokeswoman Deanna Thomas says in a release that the Taquan Air operated Beaver floatplane crash...
05:16, 05/21/2019

Parents forget newborn baby in Hamburg taxi BERLIN — New parents got the fright of their lives in Germany after accidentally forgetting their newborn in the taxi taking them home from hospital. Hamburg police said Monday that the couple took the baby’s one-year-old sibling out of the car...
05:16, 05/21/2019

Alleged Christchurch shooter Brenton Tarrant charged with terrorism The Muslim-hating white-supremacist behind February’s deadly shooting rampage in two New Zealand mosques was formally charged with terrorism early Tuesday. Brenton Tarrant, who massacred 51 people in a partially live-streamed rampage, was hit w...
05:16, 05/21/2019

Parents of dead West Point cadet can use his sperm to produce a child: judge WEST POINT, N.Y. — The parents of a 21-year-old West Point cadet fatally injured in a skiing accident can use his frozen sperm to produce a child, a judge ruled while noting potential ethical considerations. Supreme Court Justice John Colangelo’...
05:16, 05/21/2019

22 Tennessee racing horses sick with equine blood parasite NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee’s state veterinarian’s office is investigating an outbreak of a blood parasite in a group of racing quarter horses. The office says 22 horses have tested positive for equine piroplasmosis (pir-uh-plaz-MOH̵...
05:16, 05/21/2019

Florida boy, 9, killed while riding bike to school SARASOTA, Fla. — Authorities say a 9-year-old Florida boy was struck and killed by a truck while riding his bike to school. The Sarasota Herald-Tribune reports that Roman Miller died at a hospital shortly after Monday morning’s crash. The Flori...
05:16, 05/21/2019

Florida inmate charged with threatening to bomb federal buildings PENSACOLA, Fla. — Authorities say a Florida inmate made several bomb threats that led to evacuations at two federal buildings. An FBI complaint says 24-year-old Noah Stirn faces federal charges of interstate threats involving explosives and mailing i...
05:16, 05/21/2019

Mississippi’s six-week abortion ban heads to federal court JACKSON, Miss. — A federal judge who struck down Mississippi’s 15-week abortion ban last year is hearing arguments about a new law that puts the ban even earlier. The law would prohibit most abortions once a fetal heartbeat can be detected, at ...
05:16, 05/21/2019

Researchers identify red coloring in an ancient fossil for the first time For the first time ever, researchers have detected chemical traces of red pigment in an ancient fossil. The discovery, which was published today in Nature Communications, was made using advanced X-ray imaging techniques applied to an exceptionally we...
05:16, 05/21/2019

Pandora finally made a native desktop app Pandora has finally rolled out a desktop app, so you don't have to be stuck using its web player on a browser anymore if you want to play music on your computer. It doesn't play podcasts yet, and it doesn't quite have all the features ...
05:16, 05/21/2019

The Morning After: Huawei's bad news and 'Game of Thrones' Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. More bad news for Huawei, but the company seems prepared to face the repercussions of stalled US-China trade discussions. Elsewhere, Sony improved its great noise-cancelling cans in the best way possible: announ...
05:16, 05/21/2019

The company behind TikTok is reportedly launching a Spotify rival ByteDance, the owner of the Vine-like social media app TikTok, might challenge Spotify with a paid streaming service in emerging markets, according to Bloomberg. It could introduce an app (not named after TikTok), in several non-first-world countries...
05:16, 05/21/2019

Sony just laid out everything there is to know about the PS5 Sony's next-generation console isn't due to launch anytime this year, but the tech giant has been surprisingly generous with details. During a corporate strategy presentation, the company has listed all the information it has revealed so fa...
05:16, 05/21/2019

Mexico's Leftist President Emerges as Unlikely Friend to Big Banks Andrés Manuel López Obrador believes a greater reliance on banks will lead to a reduction in Mexicans’ dependence on untraceable cash transactions, while expanded access to the financial system could give poorer Mexicans a boost by bringing more work...
05:16, 05/21/2019

France Goes on Deal Spree, Thanks to ECB Easy Money The European Central Bank’s efforts to revive growth have spurred a flurry of deal making and investment. One problem is, much of it is happening outside of Europe....
05:16, 05/21/2019

Sprint's Deal Is Still a Marathon Sprint and T-Mobile moved closer to a deal with a positive decision from the FCC on Monday, but the market’s strong reaction gives a misleading sense of the improved chances....
05:16, 05/21/2019

Japan's Tantalizing Bank Dividends Mask a World of Trouble The path to perdition is long for these banks, and while the ultimate ending might be unpleasant, there are opportunities for hope to be rekindled along the way....
05:16, 05/21/2019

A Tale of Two Yield Curves Investors and Federal Reserve officials watch the gaps between shorter- and longer-term interest rates to gauge the health of the U.S. economy. Right now, the two groups are seeing different things....
05:16, 05/21/2019

Suburbs return to Trump, GOP fights to keep them When the 2018 elections practically wiped out GOP members from suburban districts, the party went into a panic. But since, the suburban vote, especially among women, has come back to the Republicans as the economy has surged....
05:16, 05/21/2019

Game Of Thrones: George RR Martin hints at ending for books Game Of Thrones creator George RR Martin has given hints about the ending of his books after seeing the hit series come to an end - and also said he suspects we have "not seen the last of Westeros" on TV....
05:16, 05/21/2019

We probably don’t descend from Australopithecus sediba Enlarge / According to Du and Alemseged, A. sediba is probably not our direct ancestor. (credit: Brett Eloff courtesy Profberger and Wits University) Sometime around 2 million years ago, a group of bipedal hominins in Eastern Africa gradually evolv...
05:00, 05/21/2019

WFP: Aid to Yemen will be suspended unless Houthi rebels allow access The United Nations World Food Program has warned it would suspend aid to areas of Yemen controlled by Houthi rebels unless its leaders allow unfettered access to those in need....
05:00, 05/21/2019

New Zealand police charge Christchurch mosque suspect with terrorism The Australian man accused of shooting 51 people dead in attacks at two New Zealand mosques has been charged with engaging in a terrorist act, police said Tuesday....
05:00, 05/21/2019

KPU: Joko Widodo re-elected as Indonesia's president Following a month of counting votes, Indonesia's General Elections Commission announced Tuesday that incumbent Joko Widodo had secured a second term as president....
05:00, 05/21/2019

Walking, Cycling May Reduce The Risk Of Obesity In Kids: 3 Diet Tips To Manage Obesity According to a recent study, published in the journal BMC Public Health, kids who engage in walking and/or cycling are less likely to be at risk of obesity than those who do not....
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Watch: Low-Fat, Low-Calorie Protein-Rich Makhana Matar Curry Recipe This makhana matarcurry is a low-fat, low-calorie vegetarian preparation that you are going to want to prepare again and again. Watch how to make this delicious and healthy dish!...
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Weight Loss: Try This High-Fibre, High-Protein Salad To Lose Weight  If you think that salads are all about leafy greens and bland dressings, then it's time you change your perception a bit and try this salad, which is not only high on the health quotient but also......
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Calories In Almonds - All You Need To Know About Almonds And Their Benefits Calories in almonds: Almonds are popular because of the health benefits that they have to offer. Full of health promoting nutrients, these tiny crunchy wonders are a treasure trove for all ages....
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Ramzan 2019: 9 Delicious Sehri Recipes To Keep Your Energy Levels High Sehri Recipes | Ramzan 2019: Find here the best of sehri recipes that you can start your day with. From popular haleem to nutritious parfait and unforgettable keema kaleji kebabs, complete with key......
05:00, 05/21/2019

Weight Loss: Try This Keto-Friendly Dosa Recipe For A High-Fat Breakfast Dosa is the favoured breakfast food for South Indians around the world. This Keto-friendly dosa recipe replaces the rice flour for the batter with almond flour and includes fat-rich mozzarella and......
05:00, 05/21/2019

Nigel Slater’s chicken and herb burgers Serve them sizzling from the pan, for a midweek treatFinely chop 2 tbsp of tarragon leaves, 4 of parsley and 2 of mint, then mix together in a deep bowl. Add 500g of finely minced raw chicken and season generously with salt and black pepper. Combine ...
05:00, 05/21/2019

Why is it easy to balance on a single moving ice-skate but not a stationary one? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific conceptsWhy is it easy to balance on a single moving ice-skate, but almost impossible to balance on a st...
05:00, 05/21/2019

How will Mars explorers stop earthly viruses infecting the red planet? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific conceptsDuring our visits to Mars, what, if anything, are we doing to prevent our bacteria, viruses and ...
05:00, 05/21/2019

Chef Jamie Oliver's UK restaurant chain goes into administration British celebrity chef Jamie Oliver's restaurant chain said it was entering administration on Tuesday, threatening jobs at the firm's 25 sites in the United Kingdom....
05:00, 05/21/2019

Australia government says it won’t break election tax pledge CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s newly reelected administration says its promise to slash income taxes might be delivered late but won’t be broken as the government hopes to stimulate consumer spending and revive a flagging economy....
05:00, 05/21/2019

Tarantino is back in Cannes, 25 years after ‘Pulp Fiction’ CANNES, France (AP) — Twenty-five years after premiering “Pulp Fiction” in Cannes, Quentin Tarantino is set to bring his latest, “Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood” to the French Riviera festival Tuesday. Tarantino’s...
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Altercation Leads To Stabbing In Downtown Lexington LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– Police have arrested one suspect and are looking for another involved in an early morning stabbing in Lexington. It happened just after 2 a.m. Tuesday at Seventh and Florida streets. Police say a man was in his car and ...
05:00, 05/21/2019

Pedestrian Injured In Crash On Versailles Road LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– One person is injured after being hit by a vehicle in Lexington. It happened around 10 p.m. Monday at the intersection of Versailles Road and Alexandria Drive. Police say they found a middle-aged man lying in the road. ...
05:00, 05/21/2019

Alitalia cancels more than 300 flights due to strike MILAN (AP) — Italy’s struggling airline Alitalia has canceled over 300 flights because of a 24-hour strike called to protest deteriorating conditions in the sector, including the government’s failure to relaunch the carrier. Alitalia says...
05:00, 05/21/2019

Subtropical storm Andrea expected to weaken in coming days MIAMI (AP) — Subtropical storm Andrea, the first named storm of the Atlantic season, is maintaining a northward motion over the western Atlantic but meteorologists say it is expected to weaken late Tuesday and dissipate on Wednesday. The National Hur...
05:00, 05/21/2019

Teachers Hold Rally To Encourage Voters LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– Teachers are among those urging people to get out and vote Tuesday. Monday night, teachers held a roadside rally in downtown Lexington. The rally was pushing Kentuckians to vote for public education. It’s no secre...
05:00, 05/21/2019

Libyan capital, under siege, gets water back after 2 days BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — Authorities say the Libyan capital, which has been under attack by commander Khalifa Hifter’s forces since last month, has seen its water supplies resume two days after gunmen shut the pipes down, depriving over 2 million...
05:00, 05/21/2019

Risks, rewards accompany speedier cleanup of closed nukes PLYMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — Federal regulators are reviewing plans to sell retiring nuclear reactors to a nuclear waste management company for accelerated decommissioning. Holtec International says it could finish cleanup and demolition of the plants in e...
05:00, 05/21/2019

UK’s May tweaks Brexit deal in last-ditch bid to win support LONDON (AP) — The British government is discussing how to tweak its proposed European Union divorce terms in a last-ditch attempt to get Parliament’s backing for Prime Minister Theresa May’s deal with the bloc. The Cabinet is meeting Tues...
05:00, 05/21/2019

Attorneys: Ohio State needs to reveal who knew about abuse TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Attorneys for nearly 60 men who say they were sexually abused by a now-dead Ohio State team doctor want the school to release the names of coaches and administrators who allegedly knew about the wrongdoing but did nothing. They al...
05:00, 05/21/2019

German Holocaust archive puts millions of documents online BERLIN (AP) — The International Tracing Service in Germany has uploaded more than 13 million documents from Nazi concentration camps, including prisoner cards and death notices, to help Holocaust researchers and others investigate the fate of victims...
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UK man charged with assault over Farage milkshake-throwing LONDON (AP) — British police have charged a 32-year-old man with assault after pro-Brexit politician Nigel Farage was hit with a milkshake while campaigning in the European Parliament election. Northumbria Police said Tuesday that Paul Crowther had b...
05:00, 05/21/2019

Borussia Dortmund signs Nico Schulz from Hoffenheim DORTMUND, Germany (AP) — Borussia Dortmund has signed Germany defender Nico Schulz from Bundesliga rival Hoffenheim. Dortmund, which finished runner-up in the league, says the 26-year-old Schulz has signed a deal through June 2024. Sporting director ...
05:00, 05/21/2019

Vigil at start of trial for German man who killed ex-wife BERLIN (AP) — Women’s rights activists in Germany have staged a vigil for a woman slain by her ex-husband last year amid anger that he isn’t tried for murder. Members of a Hamburg women’s shelter remembered the 42-year-old victim, a...
05:00, 05/21/2019

Poland’s sextuplets doing fine as mom visits her new-borns WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The 29-year-old mother of Poland’s new-born sextuplets has been able to leave her hospital bed and visit her babies in another ward, where they are said to be doing fine. Doctors said Tuesday that the respiratory, nervous ...
05:00, 05/21/2019

Arsenal to leave Mkhitaryan at home for Europa League final LONDON (AP) — Arsenal says Henrikh Mkhitaryan will be staying at home when the team plays Chelsea in the Europa League final because of concerns about political tension between his native Armenia and Azerbaijan, which is hosting the game. Arsenal say...
05:00, 05/21/2019

Syrian government documents show reach of Assad’s agencies BEIRUT (AP) — A Washington-based Syrian watchdog says thousands of documents collected from abandoned Syrian government offices reveal the reach of President Bashar Assad’s security agencies, offering a rare glimpse into the inner workings of h...
05:00, 05/21/2019

The Latest: Huawei: US actions should worry other firms too BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on U.S. restrictions on sales to Chinese technology giant Huawei (all times local): 7:00 p.m. Chinese tech giant Huawei’s top executive in the European Union is lashing out at the Trump administration’s recently ...
05:00, 05/21/2019

Austrian chancellor set to face confidence vote next week BERLIN (AP) — Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz is expected to face a no-confidence vote in parliament next week after his governing coalition collapsed over a corruption scandal. Speaker Wolfgang Sobotka, a member of Kurz’s conservative Peopl...
05:00, 05/21/2019

Elle Fanning OK after fainting at Cannes dinner CANNES, France (AP) — Elle Fanning says she fainted at a Cannes Film Festival dinner because he dress was too tight. The 21-year-old actress collapsed at the Chopard Trophee dinner Monday evening at Cannes. Fanning later posted a message with a thumb...
05:00, 05/21/2019

Tottenham bans 3 fans for selling Champions League tickets LONDON (AP) — Champions League finalist Tottenham says it banned three season-ticket holders who offered to sell their match seats online for a profit. Tottenham was allocated 16,000 tickets for the game against Liverpool at Metropolitano Stadium in ...
05:00, 05/21/2019

Ex-Philippine judge says she was held at Hong Kong airport MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A former Philippine Supreme Court justice who once accused Chinese President Xi Jinping of crimes against humanity before the International Criminal Court says she was barred for hours from entering Hong Kong for unspecifie...
05:00, 05/21/2019

Bahrain defends decision to host White House Mideast meeting DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Bahrain is defending its decision to host a White House-engineered conference to address the Israeli-Palestinian crisis, saying its only objective is to support the “brotherly Palestinian people.” The Pa...
05:00, 05/21/2019

EU’s Frontex deploys border guard teams in Albania TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Teams of the European Border and Coast Guard Agency, or Frontex, are joining Albania’s police to patrol its land and sea borders for migrants and crime. European Union Migration Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos and Fron...
05:00, 05/21/2019

North Carolina Senate debates bill to fix voter ID denials RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Voter ID legislation now goes before North Carolina’s Senate after the House eased rules around authenticating student and employee identification cards for use in next year’s elections. The House bill is set for Sena...
05:00, 05/21/2019

Mississippi spent $1.5M on Weight Watchers for teachers JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi lawmakers were giving Weight Watchers $1.5 million for a teacher voucher program that never appeared in any education funding bills or state contracts, and kept the money flowing for years even though relatively few ...
05:00, 05/21/2019

Jamie Oliver’s UK restaurant chain collapses into insolvency LONDON (AP) — Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver’s British restaurant chain has become insolvent, putting 1,300 jobs at risk. The firm said Tuesday that it had gone into administration, a form of bankruptcy protection, and appointed KPMG to oversee th...
05:00, 05/21/2019

Heavy rainfall in Germany causes flooding, leaves 1 dead BERLIN (AP) — Heavy rainfall in Germany has caused widespread flooding, particularly in the south, leaving one person dead. Police in Bavaria said Tuesday that a 44-year-old driver died after losing control of his vehicle on a wet road near the town ...
05:00, 05/21/2019

Flash Floods Shut Down Oklahoma Interstate, Prompt Rescues OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A powerful storm system that spawned dozens of tornado sightings is now causing significant flash flooding in parts of Oklahoma. The Oklahoma Department of Transportation shut down Interstate 40 in El Reno, about 25 miles (40 kil...
05:00, 05/21/2019

Ukraine: Snap elections to be formally called in coming days KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — An adviser to the new Ukrainian president says that he will sign a decree formally dissolving the parliament and calling snap elections within days. Andriy Bohdan, adviser to Volodymyr Zelenskiy, said in televised remarks Tuesday...
05:00, 05/21/2019

Police checked kidnapping suspect’s room hours before arrest FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Authorities say police visited the motel room of a Texas man suspected of kidnapping an 8-year-old girl but didn’t see the child, who was eventually found safe about two hours later. Michael Webb is charged with aggrava...
05:00, 05/21/2019

Man who died while working on sign in Indiana was crushed DYER, Ind. (AP) — Authorities say an Illinois man who died while working on a sign at a restaurant in northwestern Indiana was accidentally pinned and crushed. Police in Dyer issued an update Monday on the investigation into the death of 62-year-old ...
05:00, 05/21/2019

The Latest: Confirmed tornado spotted near Tulsa airport OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Latest on severe weather in the central United States (all times local): 6:45 a.m. The National Weather Service says a confirmed tornado has been spotted near the Tulsa International Airport. A tornado warning was issued earl...
05:00, 05/21/2019

Wendy’s worker abducted in Idaho, suspect found in Arizona SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say a 17-year-old girl abducted from the Wendy’s restaurant where she worked in Idaho has been found in Arizona along with the man accused of taking her. Police tell KNXV-TV 18-year-old Miguel Rodriguez-Perez ...
05:00, 05/21/2019

Author: ‘Game of Thrones’ finale was ending, also beginning NEW YORK (AP) — What’s next for “Game of Thrones?” The author, whose work was adapted into the HBO series that drew a record-setting numbers of viewers for Sunday’s finale, says it’s “been a wild ride.” Georg...
05:00, 05/21/2019

Virginia man charged in death of dog that was set on fire RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — An arrest has been made in the death of a pit bull that was tied to a fence in a Virginia park, covered in accelerant and set on fire. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports 20-year-old Jyahshua A. Hill was arrested Monday by U.S. M...
05:00, 05/21/2019

DJ Khaled talks fatherhood, Nipsey Hussle and new album ‘Father of Asahd’ DJ Khaled has taken being a doting, devoted dad to a new level with “Father of Asahd,” his star-studded new album that dropped on Friday. For the second time, his 2-year-old son Asahd with wife Nicole Tuck — whose birth he streamed live on Snapchat i...
05:00, 05/21/2019

George R.R. Martin hints at what’s next for ‘Game of Thrones’ “Game of Thrones” author George R.R. Martin is promising fans that he is working hard on finishing the books on which the just-concluded HBO series was based — and hinted at more spin-offs to come. Calling Sunday night’s serie...
05:00, 05/21/2019

| DRC must unite in Ebola fight amid 'high' risk of spread - WHO chief The World Health Organisation chief urged different political factions in the Democratic Republic of Congo to unite in the battle against Ebola, warning that the risk of spread "remains very high"....
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| Angola to re-bury body of rebel chief Savimbi The exhumed body of Angolan rebel chief Jonas Savimbi, who was killed in 2002, will be reburied in his hometown next month, authorities said after DNA tests confirmed the identity of the remains....
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| IOC sees scope for more Tokyo 2020 games budget cuts Tokyo 2020 can make further reductions to its budget despite some sports associations voicing concerns that cost-cutting could harm the running of the Games....
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AP Top Stories May 21 Here's the latest for Tuesday May 21st: Iran's president says he is seeking wartime executive powers; Severe weather and more        ...
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After at least 19 tornadoes, five states bracing for more angry weather Tuesday After 18 tornadoes swept through five states Monday, forecasters say Tuesday's severe weather threat warrants caution, but lacks the same potential.        ...
04:48, 05/21/2019

Here's how to build a hurricane-resistant house and here's how much it costs June marks the official start of hurricane season in the U.S, and after years of increasingly powerful storms wreaking record destruction, homeowners and builders are looking intensely at ways to fortify their homes for the future....
04:48, 05/21/2019

Instagram Copies TikTok and Snapchat Once Again for IGTV Redesign Instagram has quietly rolled out a new design for IGTV within its main app and the standalone IGTV app. The design seems inspired by the app's biggest rivals, TikTok and Snapchat....
04:48, 05/21/2019

Windows 10 system restore bug will stop your PC from booting Windows 10 has a bug with system restore which happens to be a show-stopper that prevents your PC from even booting up, although fortunately there’s action you can take to get around this.That said, we’d obviously recommend avoiding the...
04:32, 05/21/2019

OnePlus 7 Pro is now on sale in the UK Just around a week after its announcement the OnePlus 7 Pro is now available to buy in the UK, with prices starting at £649.That will get you the phone in Mirror Gray with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage, while for £699 you can get it in Mi...
04:32, 05/21/2019

Your Phone app for Windows 10 finally updated with MMS message support Microsoft has updated its popular Your Phone app for Windows 10, so users can now send MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service) messages using the app on PC.This will allow users to send images, videos and GIFs from the app, and it’s a feature that ...
04:32, 05/21/2019

Software programming languages: which is best for your next project? Software development continues to be a major source of revenue and growth for businesses of all sizes. The international market for software is currently worth more than $7.5 billion—and is predicted to continue to grow well into the future.Th...
04:32, 05/21/2019

Best true wireless earbuds: the best wireless AirPod alternatives around Headphone cables may be falling out of fashion. Wireless audio sounds better than ever, compression formats for Bluetooth 5.0 are more reliable, flagship smartphones are shipping without headphone jacks, and listeners of all kinds are starting to see...
04:32, 05/21/2019

Best budget smartphones in India 2019: phones under Rs 10,000 When it comes to more affordable smartphones there are devices existing in the market that have the latest mid-range processors, priced affordably.Moreover, there is a lot to come. We were expecting the Moto G7 Play to debut under the given budg...
04:32, 05/21/2019

Honor 20 launch live blog: follow along with our rolling coverage of the event Honor - the Chinese sub-brand of Huawei - has had a turbulent few days after restrictions were placed on the company's use of Android, but it's still going ahead with its next big phone launch.Today we're expecting to hear all about bo...
04:32, 05/21/2019

Now is the ideal time to buy a brand new big data iPhone deal Well it looks like it's that time of the year again. The time where we talk you through how to get a brand new iPhone deal without selling your house, car and all of your worldly possessions.Okay, we promise that's the only 'Apple is e...
04:32, 05/21/2019

Oppo signs up Cricket World Cup partnership Oppo has revealed a new deal that will see it become the smartphone partner of the upcoming Cricket World Cup.The Chinese phone maker has become an official global partner of the tournament, which is set to kick off next week in London.The news was a...
04:32, 05/21/2019

Top budget smartphones with big batteries in India A decent battery is the root of any smartphone worth its salt. It ensures that you can get the most out of your phone during any point of the day, without worrying about battery drain. More importantly, it dictates whether or not you can listen to tu...
04:32, 05/21/2019

Samsung QLED TVs immerse you in the games, movies and TV series you love QLED brings aspects of the very best cinema screens into your living room – and you’ll find it in a huge array of Samsung sets that are coming out this year, from the more affordable Samsung Q70R up to the groundbreaking 8K Samsung Q950...
04:32, 05/21/2019

China calls out big state firms, others on pollution violations amid slowing economy fears China has publicly accused dozens of firms, including some of its biggest state enterprises, of exceeding pollution limits and breaching monitoring standards, as concerns rise that the slowing economy is undermining a five-year war on pollution....
04:32, 05/21/2019

More tornadoes, hail, heavy rain in store for U.S. southern plains U.S. southern plains states face more tornadoes, hail and heavy rain after at least 19 twisters tore through parts of Texas and Oklahoma, but the storm system was not as severe as originally feared, the National Weather Service said on Tuesday....
04:32, 05/21/2019

Hong Kong looks to raise up to $1 billion in green bonds Hong Kong is looking to raise between $500 million and $1 billion in five-year green bonds as the former British colony looks to establish itself as a center for green finance....
04:32, 05/21/2019

Environmental activists demonstrate at Shell's shareholder meeting Environmental activists on Tuesday demonstrated outside the Royal Dutch Shell's annual general shareholder meeting, calling for the end of the use of fossil fuel....
04:32, 05/21/2019

U.S. Postal Service Starts Testing Self-Driving Trucks The U.S. Postal Service is testing self-driving trucks on a more than 1,000-mile mail run between Phoenix and Dallas, the post office’s first use of the technology for long hauls....
04:32, 05/21/2019

Home Depot's Sales Lifted by Larger Customer Transactions Home Depot sales rose in the fiscal first quarter, lifted by higher customer transactions, though same-store sales growth was weaker than analysts had expected....
04:32, 05/21/2019

Facial-Recognition Startup Calls for Regulation Instead of Bans The co-founder of SenseTime, a Chinese artificial-intelligence startup under fire for the use of its facial-recognition technology in mass-surveillance systems, said its technology should be regulated rather than banned....
04:32, 05/21/2019

Trade Disputes Are Weakening Future Growth, OECD Says Conflicts between the U.S. and its major trade partners have weakened business investment around the world, threatening to hamper future as well as current rates of economic growth, the OECD said....
04:32, 05/21/2019

Your Kid Wants to Be a YouTuber? There's a Camp for That! While many parents won’t even entertain the idea of allowing their children to be on YouTube, others view the medium as a creative outlet that can teach their children life skills, such as planning, storytelling and composure....
04:32, 05/21/2019

Urban Outfitters to Start Renting Its Clothes Urban Outfitters is jumping into clothing rental, trying to tap one of the fastest-growing areas of fashion without discouraging people from shopping at its stores....
04:32, 05/21/2019

U.S. Slows Hiring of Chinese Nationals by Chip Makers The U.S. has sharply slowed approvals for the nation’s semiconductor companies to hire Chinese nationals for advanced engineering jobs, according to industry insiders, limiting access to talent....
04:32, 05/21/2019

Mississippi federal judge to hear case on state's new fetal heartbeat law A federal judge who struck down Mississippi's 15-week abortion ban last year will hear arguments Tuesday on a new law that prohibits abortion once a fetal heartbeat can be detected, which occurs around six weeks....
04:32, 05/21/2019

UK's controversial use of face recognition to be challenged in court The first legal battle of the UK's use of face recognition technology begins today, the police today it helps them find suspects but critics say it is unlawful...
04:32, 05/21/2019

Noted not-therapist Amy Poehler analyzes Desus and Mero with dirty pictures Before she was America’s weirdo-patriotic TV sweetheart on Parks And Recreation, or America’s just plain weirdo on Saturday Night Live, Amy Poehler was (and remains) one of the world’s best improvisers. (Now is a good time to revisit the Upright Citi...
04:16, 05/21/2019

Robert Pattinson and Willem Dafoe catch lighthouse fever in a new nightmare from the director of The Witch Controversy, like long lines and coffee breath, is inevitable at the Cannes Film Festival. Last year, Lars von Trier supplied the lions’ share of it, as is his wont. This year, it comes from Quentin Tarantino, who may or may not dramatize Sharon Tate...
04:16, 05/21/2019

Wes Studi on a career of donning period costumes, superhero spandex, and an Avatar mo-cap suit The actor: Wes Studi has proven himself a formidable fighter on the big screen, thanks to his work in films as disparate as Heat and Street Fighter, even sporting spandex for his comedic turn in Mystery Men. Studi has several new movies in the pipeli...
04:16, 05/21/2019

If Trump wants tariffs with China, then look to Taiwan and Japan for trade With both sides retreating to their respective corners, it appears the trade conflict between the United States and China, the two largest economies in the world, isn’t going to end anytime soon....
04:16, 05/21/2019

This is how many cancer survivors are living in the US, state by state 24/7 Tempo reviewed how many people in every state live with cancer using data from the American Cancer Society.        ...
04:16, 05/21/2019

If facial recognition is good enough for Taylor Swift, is it good enough for you? Facial recognition is spreading to where you live, work, shop and travel. What happens to the data? Would you trade privacy for safety?        ...
04:16, 05/21/2019

How Lonnie Bunch came to lead the Museum of African American History Lonnie Bunch, director of the National Museum of African American History in Washington, D.C., helps us understand what has united and divided us.        ...
04:16, 05/21/2019

Are you still supporting your college graduate kid? Here's how to wean them off your money Many parents help their adult children pay everyday expenses. Here's how to manage that help it responsibly.        ...
04:16, 05/21/2019

As McGahn Prepares to Defy Subpoena, Democrats’ Anger Swells The House Judiciary Committee chairman said his panel would soon hold a contempt vote, while other members were expected to go public with calls for an impeachment inquiry....
04:00, 05/21/2019

Taquan Air floatplane crashes near Ketchikan for second time in a week; 2 dead Two people were killed Monday when a Taquan Air floatplane crashed near Ketchikan – the second deadly accident in a week with the regional airline.        ...
04:00, 05/21/2019

Weather forecasters urge caution for Tuesday after 18 tornadoes across five states on Monday After 18 tornadoes swept through five states Monday, forecasters say Tuesday's severe weather threat warrants caution, but lacks the same potential.        ...
04:00, 05/21/2019

Trump blasts Fox News election coverage President Donald Trump, at a rally in Pennsylvania, criticized Fox News' for hosting town hall meetings with Democratic presidential candidates. (May 21)        ...
04:00, 05/21/2019

Multiple funnel clouds spotted in Oklahoma An intense storm system moved across the Southern Plains on Monday, spawning tornadoes that caused scattered damage and a deluge of rain. Areas of Oklahoma and Texas remained under a tornado watch early Tuesday. (May 21)     ...
04:00, 05/21/2019

Coach who stopped gunman: I was there to save him Keanon Lowe, head football coach at Parkrose High School in Portland, Oregon, says he lunged for the gun when he saw an armed student in a classroom on Friday. Angel Granados-Diaz, 19, pleaded not guilty to multiple charges on Friday. (May 21)  ...
04:00, 05/21/2019

Students accused of putting bodily fluids in crepes served to teachers Authorities in Powell, Ohio, are investigating reports of students putting urine and semen into crepes eaten by teachers at Hyatts Middle School.        ...
04:00, 05/21/2019

AP Top Stories May 21 A Here's the latest for Tuesday May 21st: Iran's president says he is seeking wartime executive powers; Congress may hold former White House counsel Don McGahn in contempt; Trump campaigns in Pennsylvania; Severe weather in Southern Plains &...
04:00, 05/21/2019

Risks, rewards in speedier nuclear plant closures Federal regulators are reviewing plans to sell retiring nuclear reactors to nuclear waste management company for quicker decommissioning. Questions have been raised about whether the companies have the experience and funds to do the job. (May 21) &#...
04:00, 05/21/2019

Michigan man who wrongfully spent 45 years in prison will get $1.5 million from the state Richard Phillips had long declared his innocence in a fatal shooting in the Detroit, Michigan area in 1971. He was exonerated in 2018.        ...
04:00, 05/21/2019

WTCR Cyan drivers' confusing double swap at Zandvoort explained Cyan Racing's decision to swap Thed Bjork and Yann Ehrlacher twice in Sunday's third Zandvoort World Touring Car Cup race resulted from the team believing Ehrlacher had received a penalty...
04:00, 05/21/2019

"Nonsense": Top Court Rejects Request On Counting Of 100% VVPATs The Supreme Court today dismissed a request seeking 100 per cent matching of VVPAT or voter paper trail slips with Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) during counting of votes on Thursday for the......
04:00, 05/21/2019

Mulayam Singh, Akhilesh Yadav Get CBI Clean Chit In Assets Case The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in an affidavit filed before the Supreme Court gave clean chits to former Uttar Pradesh Chief Ministers Mulayam Singh and Akhilesh Yadav among others named in......
04:00, 05/21/2019

Shiv Sena's Unusual Praise For Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka: "They Worked Hard" The Shiv Sena on Tuesday expressed confidence that a government headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be re-elected for a second term as the exit polls show a "clear trend" in the BJP-led NDA's......
04:00, 05/21/2019

Jet Airways' Employees Hold Protest Outside Civil Aviation Ministry Employees of cash-strapped Jet Airways protested outside the Civil Aviation Ministry today demanding revival of the airline and payment of their pending salaries....
04:00, 05/21/2019

Top Court Refuses To Set Up Special Bench For Ex-Kolkata Top Cop's Plea The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to set up special bench to hear former Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar's plea seeking extension of the seven-day period granted to him to approach a......
04:00, 05/21/2019

Top Court Stays High Court Order Stopping Retrospective Black Money Law The Supreme Court today stayed the Delhi High Court order which had held that the 2016 black money law cannot be allowed to operate with retrospective effect from July 2015 to book and probe......
04:00, 05/21/2019

Madhya Pradesh To Reopen Murder Case In Which Pragya Thakur Was Cleared The Madhya Pradesh government is planning to reopen an old murder case against BJP candidate Pragya Singh Thakur, a day after exit polls predicted a victory for her from Bhopal Lok Sabha constituency....
04:00, 05/21/2019

Men Wearing PM Modi Masks Prepare 2,000 Kg Laddoos Ahead Of Poll Results After the exit polls on Sunday predicted an easy win for the ruling BJP in the national elections, a party leader in Maharashtra is already in a mood to celebrate....
04:00, 05/21/2019

Pranab Mukherjee "Concerned" Over Reports Of Alleged EVM Tampering Former President Pranab Mukherjee today expressed concern at allegations of EVM or vote machine tampering and said the "onus of ensuring institutional integrity" lies with the Election Commission.......
04:00, 05/21/2019

"These Are Not Exit Polls But Entertainment Polls": Kamal Nath Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath on Tuesday mocked the exit polls that predicted a majority for the National Democratic NDA in the Lok Sabha elections calling them "entertainment polls"....
04:00, 05/21/2019

"Election Body Silence On EVM Tampering Claims Worrying": Mehbooba Mufti PDP president Mehbooba Mufti on Tuesday said the silence of the Election Commission (EC) was worrying even after "evidence" had come to the fore that the electronic voting machines (EVMs) used in the......
04:00, 05/21/2019

Air India Pilot Accused Of Sex Harassment Barred From Airline Premises An Air India pilot accused of sexual harassment by a junior colleague has been barred from entering the premises of the airline without permission, news agency PTI quoted an official as saying today....
04:00, 05/21/2019

Ahead Of Vote Count, NDA Gets Together For Dinner Hosted by Amit Shah Two days to go for the counting of votes, BJP chief Amit Shah is touching base with the leaders of the National Democratic Alliance, with a special dinner this evening....
04:00, 05/21/2019

Top Court Rejects Plea Against Special Observers' Appointment In Bengal The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to entertain a plea challenging the appointment of two retired bureaucrats as observers in West Bengal for the Lok Sabha polls....
04:00, 05/21/2019

Walking for weight loss: How to hit 10,000 steps when you work at a desk all day WALKING for weight loss is very effective, but it can be hard to hit your 10,000 step goal if you’re working from a desk every day. Here are some tips on how to get in some extra steps....
04:00, 05/21/2019

UPDATE 1-Airbus pledges boxers' counter-punch to new Boeing mid-jet Airbus held out the prospect of a clash over prices to counter any decision by Boeing to launch a new aircraft in the middle of the jet market, by promising a "left hook, right hook" counter-punch with two of its existing models....
04:00, 05/21/2019

Kremlin criticises new U.S. pledge to sanction Nord Stream 2 pipeline The Kremlin said on Tuesday that U.S. sanctions on Russia's Nord Stream 2 pipeline to Germany would be an act of unfair competition that would be seen as unacceptable in Moscow and some European capitals....
04:00, 05/21/2019

UPDATE 2-Nigeria's Trans Forcados pipeline remains closed after fire Nigeria's Trans Forcados pipeline remains closed but no force majeure has been declared, a Shell spokeswoman said on Tuesday, after a fire broke out on Sunday....
04:00, 05/21/2019

Brazil farmers struggle for internet signal as tech floods sector Brazil's lack of reliable internet accessibility in rural areas is an increasingly critical problem for its farmers, as more agricultural equipment arriving on the market is built to be updated online to work at full capacity....
04:00, 05/21/2019

Self-driving trucks begin mail delivery test for U.S. Postal Service The U.S. Postal Service on Tuesday started a two-week test transporting mail across three Southwestern states using self-driving trucks, a step forward in the effort to commercialize autonomous vehicle technology for hauling freight....
04:00, 05/21/2019

Home Depot misses quarterly same-store sales estimates Home Depot Inc missed Wall Street estimates for quarterly same-store sales on Tuesday, hurt by poor weather in February and a steep fall in lumber prices....
04:00, 05/21/2019

Toshiba, Siemens Gamesa, Blackstone interested in Senvion -Manager Magazine Japan's Toshiba, Siemens unit Gamesa and buyout groups such as Blackstone are interested in buying insolvent German wind turbine maker Senvion, German Manager Magazine said on Tuesday, citing sources close to talks....
04:00, 05/21/2019

CEE MARKETS-Forint leads easing with central bank seen holding fire Central European currencies eased on Tuesday on global dollar buying, with the forint leading the way on growing expectations that rising inflation will not prompt a tightening of monetary policy in Hungary. The greenback attracted safe-haven buy...
04:00, 05/21/2019

German savings marketplace Raisin eyes U.S. launch German fintech Raisin, a savings and investment marketplace backed by Paypal, said on Tuesday it plans to launch in the U.S. market as it seeks to attract savers to higher-yielding deposits offered by its banking partners....
04:00, 05/21/2019

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Home Depot same-store sales misses on cold weather, weak lumber prices Home Depot Inc reported its slowest growth in quarterly same-store sales in at least three years on Tuesday and missed Wall Street estimates, as the home improvement chain was hurt by poor weather in February and a steep fall in lumber prices....
04:00, 05/21/2019

REFILE-UPDATE 2-British Steel risks collapse with 25,000 jobs threatened British Steel, the country's second largest steel producer, is on the brink of collapse unless the government agrees to provide an emergency 30 million pound ($38 million) loan by later on Tuesday, two sources close to the situation said....
04:00, 05/21/2019

Huawei senior executive working with Google to counter U.S. ban Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei is working closely with Google to resolve restrictions imposed by the United States last week, a senior Huawei executive said on Tuesday....
04:00, 05/21/2019

Crane Co offers to buy Circor in $1.7 bln deal U.S. industrial products maker Crane Co said on Tuesday it has offered to buy smaller rival Circor International Inc in a deal valued at $1.7 billion....
04:00, 05/21/2019

The Dispatch: How a Controversy Over Women Entering This Temple Is Shaping India’s Election Jeffrey Gettleman travels to Kerala to see how Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party is using a controversy at one of India’s holiest shrines to win another five-year term....
03:48, 05/21/2019

Inside the world's most beautiful libraries Italian photographer Massimo Listri ​takes us on a photographic journey of some of the oldest and most stunning libraries around the world in his book...
03:48, 05/21/2019

The best off-duty outfits from Cannes Film Festival 2019 The most enthralling of this year's film festival looks are to be found far from the red carpet. Start your search in the arrivals lounge, says Karen Dacre...
03:48, 05/21/2019

UA softball preps for NCAA Super Regionals vs. Ole Miss TUCSON – After beating Auburn in the Tucson regional at Hillenbrand Stadium, the Arizona Wildcat softball team is hoping to knock off another SEC foe in Ole Miss this weekend. Here’s more from Monday’s sportscast on News 4 Tucson: ...
03:48, 05/21/2019

FC Tucson hoping to ride hot streak after weekend win at Kino Sports Complex TUCSON – FC Tucson is hoping it can bring the momentum of a 4-0 shutout into its road swing in Canada. Here’s more from Monday’s sportscast on News 4 Tucson:...
03:48, 05/21/2019

PCC Fire Academy recruits show off skills, receive certification TUCSON – A group of Pima Community College Fire Academy students are one step closer to becoming firefighters. On Monday, May 20, twenty-six students showed off their skills to friends and family as the worked a live fire demonstration. Once th...
03:48, 05/21/2019

Records show border patrol agent called migrants “subhuman” PHOENIX (AP) — A Border Patrol agent in Arizona sent texts calling immigrants “savages” and “subhuman” the month before using his patrol vehicle to knock over a Guatemalan man who was trying to flee, prosecutors say. Court documents filed earlier thi...
03:48, 05/21/2019

N4T Investigators: Satellite TV installer indicted TUCSON – “He’s a thief. He scammed many people out of money,” said Veronica Todd. “I’m just disgusted that he would do that,” Sylvia Sherry told the News 4 Tucson Investigators. The Arizona attorney general s...
03:48, 05/21/2019

Fingerprints and finances: next Wells Fargo CEO will be under regulatory microscope From submitting their fingerprints to giving up their tax records, Wells Fargo & Co's next chief executive will go through a vetting process that could rival that of top U.S. government officials....
03:48, 05/21/2019

Jamie Oliver restaurants line up administrators Well over 1,000 jobs are at risk as the restaurant chain set up by the celebrity chef Jamie Oliver prepares to crash into administration just two years after narrowly averting an earlier collapse....
03:48, 05/21/2019

WH Smith chief Clarke steps down, shares fall WH Smith Plc announced the departure of Chief Executive Officer Stephen Clarke after six years in charge on Tuesday, as the British books, stationery and newspaper chain reported another double-digit rise in sales in the third quarter....
03:32, 05/21/2019

US energy secretary: Sanctions bill on Nord Stream 2 coming soon United States Energy Secretary Rick Perry said on Tuesday that a sanctions bill putting onerous restrictions on companies involved in the Nord Stream 2 project would come in the "not too distant future"....
03:32, 05/21/2019

Tesla shares could drop to $10 in a worst-case scenario, Morgan Stanley says Morgan Stanley has cut its bear (worst-case) forecast on Tesla's stock from $97 to just $10, citing concerns about the company's increased debt load and geopolitical exposure....
03:32, 05/21/2019

Journey to the Pink Heart of a Salt Cave, a Wellness Trend You Can Breathe On the ninth floor of an unremarkable building in NoMad near SoulCycle, Sweetgreen, and an aggressively pink cafe named Cha Cha Matcha, is one of the only rooms in Manhattan made entirely of Himalayan salt.Read more......
03:32, 05/21/2019

This Week, Amazon Has a Chance to Prove It Can Do the Right Thing on Its Own On Wednesday, during an Amazon shareholder meeting, investors will vote on proposals pushing for more oversight on the tech giant’s facial recognition efforts. But there are a number of caveats.Read more......
03:32, 05/21/2019

Dell Is Experimenting With Foldable Display Devices, But Don't Expect a Product Anytime Soon Folding is hot, my friends. Small phones that fold out into big tablets and small laptops that fold out into bigger tablets. First, a whole slew of phone manufacturers showed off folding phones at CES and Mobile World Congress, and last week, Lenovo ...
03:32, 05/21/2019

The Bullshit Reason Ajit Pai Is Using to Back the T-Mobile/Sprint Merger The merger of T-Mobile and Sprint looks increasingly inevitable on Monday after Ajit Pai, the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, said he’ll recommend approving the $26.5 billion deal due in large part to the idea that it will hasten 5...
03:32, 05/21/2019

Google Glass Gets a Fresh Update With More Powerful Guts—Still Look Dorky as Hell Almost two years ago, Google parent Alphabet reminded the world that Google Glass wasn’t dead—it just wasn’t for regular consumers. Rebranding Google Glass as an enterprise tool for blue-collar factory workers and doctors was a savvy move that breath...
03:32, 05/21/2019

DJI Drones Could Be the Latest Target of Trump Administration's Offense Against China In the middle of a rapidly intensifying fight between the United States and Beijing over Chinese telecom giant Huawei, the Department of Homeland Security warned companies on data security risks if they use commercial drones made in China, according ...
03:32, 05/21/2019

Atlantic Hurricane Season Could Be Getting a Head Start This Week Atlantic hurricane season officially starts on June 1, but the ocean and atmosphere are paying the calendar no heed. A swirl of clouds and thunderstorms off the Florida coast has a 70 percent chance of becoming a tropical storm in the next 48 hours, ...
03:32, 05/21/2019

Social Media Censorship Is Hurting Those on the Margins, EFF Project Contends Bias on social media has become a highly politicized topic in the US—started mainly by right-wingers crying foul at having their accounts suspended or banned, and snowballing in a series of congressional hearings on the subject. The White House itsel...
03:32, 05/21/2019

Senator Introduces Do Not Track Bill to Block Companies From Collecting Your Data A new bill is trying to create a program similar to The Do Not Call list, except it would stop companies from tracking your online activities.Read more......
03:32, 05/21/2019

Vaping Could Make It Harder For Your Body to Fight the Flu, Preliminary Research Suggests Anyone who’s regularly smoked knows that colds and flus can hit them harder than they would a non-smoker. But people who vape could be in for the same sort of trouble, according to some new (and very preliminary) research out today. It suggests that ...
03:32, 05/21/2019

The Best Things The Phantom Menace Brought to Star Wars Say what you will about The Phantom Menace, but it’s crucial to what makes Star Wars great. Sure, it introduced lots of not-so-popular characters and concepts, but it balanced that out with even more things that, in the 20 years since its release, ha...
03:32, 05/21/2019

Scientists Think They Know How Pluto's Hidden Ocean Stays Liquid Recent results suggest that Pluto has a liquid water ocean buried beneath its icy shell. But how could such a thing be possible at the frigid outer edges of the solar system? Scientists from Japan and the United States might have an answer.Read more....
03:32, 05/21/2019

Scammers Are Using Facebook to Trick People Into Thinking They Accidentally Donated Money to ISIS Scammers are using Facebook Messenger and other apps in an attempt to convince Americans that they accidentally gave money to terrorist groups like ISIS, according to a new warning from the Department of Homeland Security’s Office of the Inspector Ge...
03:32, 05/21/2019

Google Researchers Trained an Algorithm To Detect Lung Cancer Better Than Radiologists Algorithms have screwed up in horrifying, hilarious, and unfortunate ways, so it’s nice when one with the potential to save lives nearly nails it. On Monday, Google AI researchers along with healthcare researchers published research showing that they...
03:32, 05/21/2019

This Is Easily the Best Correction in Science Publishing This Month Science journalists around the world received one of the silliest corrections yet in our inbox over the weekend, and I would like to share it here with you.Read more......
03:32, 05/21/2019

Are Uber and Lyft Drivers Gaming Surge Pricing to Protest Getting Screwed Over on Pay? Despite policies that prohibit the manipulation of rideshare apps, drivers for Uber and Lyft are reportedly working together to coordinate price surges at Reagan National Airport to earn a higher fare.Read more......
03:32, 05/21/2019

Why This Character's Game of Thrones Ending Was the Most Satisfying The final episode of Game of Thrones gave us closure for many beloved characters, with some of them getting to fulfill a destiny they may not have even known they had. None of them stood out more than the person who started out as a child, but became...
03:32, 05/21/2019

Nearly Half of Juul's Followers on Twitter Last Year Were Teens, Report Claims Juul says that it has aggressively attempted to curb the use of its products by teens amid ongoing pressure from the Food and Drug Administration, but teens may have made up a significant percentage of the brand’s social following on Twitter in 2018,...
03:32, 05/21/2019

Older people use more energy - and it's not just because of wealth The average age is rising around the world - a demographic shift that could pose a significant challenege toefforts to rein in emissionns and climate change...
03:32, 05/21/2019

Podcast: Roebuck on Lauda's final title in F1's closest ever fight Niki Lauda's final crowning achievement as a Formula 1 driver was his triumph in the 1984 title fight - a battle celebrated in this archive edition of The Autosport Podcast...
03:32, 05/21/2019

Three-time F1 champion Niki Lauda dies: Tributes from the paddock Ferrari, McLaren, Mercedes and several Formula 1 and motorsport personalities are among those to have paid tribute to three-time world champion Niki Lauda, who died on Monday...
03:32, 05/21/2019

Aston Martin squad R-Motorsport can't count Dennis's Zolder DTM points The R-Motorsport Aston Martin squad was not awarded the eight manufacturer points it earned for its best result of the 2019 DTM season in the Zolder finale...
03:32, 05/21/2019

Postal service to test automated delivery between 2 major hubs The U.S. Postal Service is partnering with autonomous truck company TuSimple on a two-week pilot project that will automate trips between distribution hubs in Dallas and Phoenix....
03:32, 05/21/2019

VW outlines launch plans for first member of new EV family Volkswagen brand is getting ready to launch the first of a new lineup of electric vehicles, the ID3 hatchback. Automotive News Europe spoke with the brand’s sales chief, Juergen Stackmann, about his hopes for the new EV range....
03:32, 05/21/2019

Republicans double Democrats in fundraising, majority of donations from small donors The Republican National Committee (RNC) raised a whopping $15.9 million in April, more than double the money the Democratic National Committee managed to raise the same month....
03:16, 05/21/2019

Swalwell racked up credit card debt despite pay increase joining Congress in 2013 Rep. Eric Swalwell has accumulated a massive credit card debt, failed to pay off his student loans and cashed out his pension despite earning $174,000 a year since 2013....
03:16, 05/21/2019

Niki Lauda, Formula One Legend: A Story Of Fire And Ice On fire in a burning cockpit: Formula One legend Niki Lauda, who died at the age of 70, will forever be known for his 1976 accident. But even the horrific crash could not shake the 1975 world......
03:16, 05/21/2019

Jofra Archer Included As England Announce 15-Member World Cup Team Jofra Archer's late bid for a World Cup place was rewarded with the Barbados-born fast bowler being named in hosts England's 15-man squad for the tournament....
03:16, 05/21/2019

Oculus Quest and Rift S now shipping Facebook -owned Oculus is shipping its latest VR headgear from today. Preorders for the PC-free Oculus Quest and the higher end Oculus Rift S opened up three weeks ago. In a launch blog Oculus touts the new hardware’s “all-in-one, fully i...
03:16, 05/21/2019

Doordarshan's Iconic Logo Will Soon Be History. See Shortlisted Designs The iconic Doordarshan logo will soon be a thing of the past, as the broadcaster has unveiled its new logo design online. The design was selected out of more than 10,000 entries that Doordarshan......
03:16, 05/21/2019

NY bill would create restaurant tax break for oyster shells ALBANY, N.Y. — Legislation before New York state lawmakers would create a new tax break for restaurants who donate oyster shells for environmental conservation. Under the bill, the state would award a 10-cent tax credit for every pound of shells, up ...
03:16, 05/21/2019

Elle Fanning On Why She Was, Is And Always Will Be The Ultimate Miu Miu Girl “I remember growing up, I would experiment with my fashion and at school I would be made fun of for it a little bit, just for being different and I still am that girl"...
03:16, 05/21/2019

Permission to intrude: hiring hackers to bolster cyber defences It’s no news that data breaches and cyberattacks are on the rise, with hacks becoming increasingly sophisticated. Businesses are struggling to keep up with rapidly shifting cybercriminal motivations, tactics and appetites for destruction. ...
03:00, 05/21/2019

Best phones with big display in India Big screen smartphones have been the rage for a while now. Initially popularised by Samsung and other first tier smartphone makers, big screens quickly trickled down to the mid-range and then to the budget smartphone segment, with companies like Xiao...
03:00, 05/21/2019

Best camera phones under Rs 20,000 in India for May 2019 The camera is a very important element of a smartphone today. As such, it's a no-brainer for smartphone makers to double down on their camera tech and make it further accessible.With the rise of dual and triple cameras on a phone, the sub-Rs 20,...
03:00, 05/21/2019

Where to buy Microsoft Office: all the cheapest prices and deals in May 2019 Looking to buy Microsoft Office for the best price in the land? You're in luck as our comparison charts are constantly hunting for the cheapest Microsoft deals 24/7.You could buy an Office subscription from Microsoft directly, but it's ofte...
03:00, 05/21/2019

Mobile Power 50 2019 - 30-21 revealed We are delighted to confirm the next ten members of the 2019 Mobile Power 50. Part of the Mobile Industry Awards 2019 powered by TechRadar Pro, the Power 50 highlights the most important and influential figures in the UK mobile industry during t...
03:00, 05/21/2019

OnePlus 7 Pro features are being brought to older OnePlus phones by fans When the OnePlus 7 Pro launched it brought with it some novel new features such as a pop-up selfie camera and 90Hz refresh rate, which we haven’t seen in many phones before.It also included some unusual software, most notably screen recording ...
03:00, 05/21/2019

Voigtländer announces Nokton 21mm f/1.4 Aspherical lens Voigtländer has confirmed a new wide-angle prime lens for Sony E-mount users, the Nokton 21mm f/1.4 Aspherical.The lens, which has 13 elements spread across 11 groups, is said to be optimized for the sensors inside Sony's E-mount bodies, an...
03:00, 05/21/2019

Honor 20 Pro renders and camera samples leaked We’re just hours away from the launch of the Honor 20 range but the leaks haven’t stopped coming. In fact, we have two separate leaks today, one showing the possible design of the Honor 20 Pro, and the other showing photos supposedly ta...
03:00, 05/21/2019

GDPR one year on: measured enforcement is just the beginning It’s official – the GDPR is one year old. In its first 12 months, the European Commission has demonstrated strong yet measured implementation, with fines totalling over €56 million hitting 91 companies, including €50 milli...
03:00, 05/21/2019

The best cheap MacBook Pro deal prices and sales in May 2019 The cheapest MacBook Pro deals can be tough to track down on Apple's most premium line of laptops. We've got our eyes on the latest discounts every day though, so you're in the right place to save some cash.With MacBook Pro prices star...
03:00, 05/21/2019

Ohio middle school students under investigation for allegedly putting bodily fluids in teacher’s crepes A group of middle school students in Ohio allegedly served urine-and-semen-filled crepes to their teachers during a “gourmet” cooking competition — and are now being investigated by the local authorities, a report says....
03:00, 05/21/2019

Migrants dropped off at bus stations in Southern California amid swelling border detentions: report U.S. Border Patrol in southcentral California said it began dropping off migrants at San Bernardino’s Greyhound Station last Wednesday because housing facilities are beyond maximum capacity, according to a report....
03:00, 05/21/2019

Judge says parents can use frozen sperm of their deceased West Point cadet son The parents of a 21-year-old West Point cadet fatally injured in a skiing accident can use his frozen sperm to produce a child, a judge ruled while noting potential ethical considerations....
03:00, 05/21/2019

Oregon father paid for erotic massage with daughter’s Girl Scout cookie money: prosecutors An Oregon father who reported a home robbery in March admitted Monday he made it up to hide that he'd paid $700 for an erotic massage with his daughter’s Girl Scout cookie earnings, prosecutors said....
03:00, 05/21/2019

California lawmakers weigh budget proposals to cover health care for illegal immigrants California lawmakers are weighing proposals this week that would offer government-funded health care to adult illegal immigrants but are at odds over how far to go....
03:00, 05/21/2019

Florida teacher arrested after allegedly bringing loaded gun into classroom A fourth-grade teacher was arrested Monday after allegedly bringing a loaded gun and two knives into her classroom at Starkey Elementary School in Seminole, Fla., officials said....
03:00, 05/21/2019

Dad of baby in ‘womb raider’ killing finally gets to hold child The father of the gravely injured infant who was cut from his murdered mother’s womb finally got a chance to cradle the boy, according to a series of photographs released by a family friend on Monday....
03:00, 05/21/2019

Huawei: US controls have 'no impact,' talking to Google The founder of Huawei says U.S. restrictions on sales to the Chinese tech giant will have little impact and the company is talking with Google about the possible effect on its smartphone business....
03:00, 05/21/2019

Drama in court as SC mother of 5 slain children sobs during ex-husband's death penalty trial A dramatic scene unfolded in a South Carolina courtroom on Monday where a teary-eyed mother testified at the death penalty trial of her ex-husband, who is charged with killing their five children in a blind rage....
03:00, 05/21/2019

Kompany reveals moment he knew City career was over "Vincent Kompany said he knew he \"was done\" at Manchester City as soon as he fired in the spectacular winner against Leicester City in their penultimate Premier League game of the season on May 6."...
03:00, 05/21/2019

Mbappe furious with Tuchel after denying him Golden Shoe - reports "Kylian Mbappe\u0027s growing unhappiness at Paris Saint-Germain has intensified, after reports in France emerged that the forward was left furious with manager Thomas Tuchel over being denied the chance to win the Golden Shoe."...
03:00, 05/21/2019

Marvel's Falcon & Winter Soldier Said to Find Director, Cast, Release Date The Falcon and The Winter Soldier has reportedly found a director in Kari Skogland and a potential release date: August 2020. Daniel Brühl and Emily VanCamp are said to be in talks to join the cast......
03:00, 05/21/2019

Apple Watch Series 3 Repairs Being Substituted With Series 4: Report Running low on inventory for the older model, Apple has informed its retail staff to substitute some Apple Watch Series 3 repairs with the Series 4 globally, the media reported....
03:00, 05/21/2019

European Chipmakers to Keep on Supplying Huawei After Trump Ban European semiconductor makers said they would still keep on supplying to Huawei Technologies, after the effects of the US ban continued to ripple across global markets....
03:00, 05/21/2019

Google Unveils Glass Enterprise Edition 2 With Improved Camera and More Google is bringing the second edition of its eye-wearable device - Google Glass Enterprise Edition 2, with improved camera, USB Type-C port, and safety frames....
03:00, 05/21/2019

Election Results 2019: Top 5 Ways To Check Lok Sabha Election 2019 Results Online The Lok Sabha election result 2019 will be declared on May 23. The recently concluded seven-phase 2019 general election was the world's largest democratic polling exercise, in which more than 900......
03:00, 05/21/2019

Google updates GKE with release channels, Windows Server Containers The new release channels will let GKE customers automatically upgrade their Kubernetes clusters at a pace that meets their risk tolerance and business needs....
03:00, 05/21/2019

China Has a Big Currency Decision to Make Allowing the yuan to weaken beyond seven per dollar could mark a huge shift in the international terms of trade. Also, actively responding to passive aggression....
02:48, 05/21/2019

How anti-vaccine messaging continues to spread online Misinformation surrounding the safety of vaccines is not new, but social media helps it spread more widely than ever, which can lead to dangerous consequences....
02:48, 05/21/2019

| 'Intoxicated' Mo'unga sorry for spitting beer on woman A Cape Town woman has alleged that All Blacks and Crusaders flyhalf Richie Mo'unga spat beer at her and her friends in a bar in the city earlier this month....
02:48, 05/21/2019

| 1.5 tons of potatoes await Comrades runners With less than three weeks to go until the 2019 Comrades Marathon, runners across South Africa - and the world - are doing their last-minute preparations for race day....
02:48, 05/21/2019

| Waratahs hooker Latu suspended over drunk-drive charge Apologetic Wallabies hooker Tolu Latu has been stood down by the Waratahs after being charged with drunk-driving and failing to tell the club about it....
02:48, 05/21/2019

| England pick Archer as hosts confirm CWC squad Jofra Archer's late bid for a Cricket World Cup place was rewarded when the Sussex fast bowler was named in hosts England's 15-man squad for the tournament....
02:48, 05/21/2019

Warning for May as she tries to sell 'bold' Brexit offer Theresa May is trying to sell her "bold" new Brexit offer to senior ministers as she prepares a fourth attempt at winning approval for her EU withdrawal deal....
02:48, 05/21/2019

Global Stocks Gain as U.S. Delays Ban Against Huawei European stocks opened higher following a broadly positive session in Asia after the Trump administration said it would grant temporary exemptions to the export blacklist against Huawei....
02:32, 05/21/2019

More baby boomers stay in their homes as they reach retirement, skipping downsizing Many Baby boomers are staying in the houses in which they raised their kids even when they become empty-nesters and retire        ...
02:32, 05/21/2019

Road Tripping With Diana Kennedy The 96-year-old cookbook author took an 800-mile drive from her home in Mexico up to Texas to donate her personal archives, half a century of research, to a university. Tejal Rao rode along....
02:32, 05/21/2019

The Advantages---and Limitations---of Living to 100 As the number of centenarians rises in the U.S., so does the incidence of disease and loneliness. But the upside includes seeing great-grandchildren and witnessing history....
02:32, 05/21/2019

Nonfiction: Spend Some Time With the Winklevii Ben Mezrich’s “Bitcoin Billionaires” focuses on Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, who used their Facebook windfall to buy up a lot of the cryptocurrency....
02:32, 05/21/2019

Google reverses decision to cut ties with Huawei after US eases trade restrictions Alphabet Inc's Google said Tuesday that keeping phones up to date and secure was in "everyone's best interests," shortly after the U.S. temporarily eased some trade restrictions on China's Huawei....
02:32, 05/21/2019

My way or the highway: Lauda's F1 creed Having risen in triumph from the brink of death on the track, Niki Lauda's life was one of almost biblical proportions that was given the Hollywood treatment in the blockbuster "Rush."...
02:16, 05/21/2019

Three-time F1 champion Lauda dead at 70 Three-time Formula One champion Niki Lauda, who recovered from a near-fatal accident to become one of motor racing's greatest drivers, has died aged 70, according to Reuters....
02:16, 05/21/2019

In India, a Dispute Over Women’s Access to a Hindu Temple Plays in Modi’s Favor Jeffrey Gettleman travels to Kerala to see how Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party is using a controversy at one of India’s holiest shrines to win another five-year term....
02:16, 05/21/2019

Emmanuel Macron’s Grand Ambitions Are at Stake in European Elections For the French president, who is bitterly opposed by the rising populist forces on the Continent, the vote is a critical test of his vision of deeper integration....
02:16, 05/21/2019

Hungary’s Migrant Abuse Is ‘Matter of Urgency,’ European Agency Finds Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s government has caged and starved people, the Council of Europe’s human rights commissioner reported. But such findings have had little effect in the past....
02:16, 05/21/2019

Man Accused in Christchurch Mosque Shootings Now Faces Terrorism Charge The new charge is in addition to 51 counts of murder that Brenton H. Tarrant faces for the March 15 massacre at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand....
02:16, 05/21/2019

In India’s Election, Ailing Congress Party Is Unlikely to Find Its Miracle After being crushed in 2014, the Congress party, India’s old powerhouse, appears to have made few gains this year. The road to recovery may be longer yet....
02:16, 05/21/2019

The Latest: Iran presidents seeks wartime executive powers The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 11 a.m....
02:16, 05/21/2019

France's Macron accuses Bannon, Russians of eroding Europe French President Emmanuel Macron is accusing former Trump strategist Steve Bannon and Russian oligarchs of conspiring with Europe's nationalists to dismantle the European Union....
02:16, 05/21/2019

8 more days custody for Cyprus' confessed serial killer A Cypriot army captain who confessed to killing seven foreign women and girls will remain in police custody for another eight days as investigators continue to build their case against the man who is believed to be the east Mediterranean island's fir...
02:16, 05/21/2019

The Economy Is Strong and Inflation Is Low. That’s What Worries the Fed. The Fed’s struggle to coax inflation to its 2 percent target signals the faltering of a foundational economic relationship. That could create a problem in the next recession....
02:16, 05/21/2019

As Biden Rakes in Big Money, Will There Be a Political Cost? Joseph R. Biden Jr. is betting that the litmus test on the left around wealthy donors will not prove as potent as the funds he can collect from them....
02:16, 05/21/2019

Alain Delon receives Cannes honorary Golden Palm prize The French actor is a European cinema star, famous for unforgettable roles in the 1960s. But his private life also made headlines — and Cannes Film Festival's decision to award him an honorary Palme d'Or sparked protest....
02:16, 05/21/2019

Quackery or a real alternative: What is Traditional Chinese medicine? This week, the World Health Organization will adopt its new International Classification of Diseases. One point of bitter contention: whether Traditional Chinese medicine should be recognized for treatments....
02:16, 05/21/2019

Formula One legend Niki Lauda dies at 70 Racing driver Niki Lauda, three-time Formula One champion, has passed away surrounded by family. His death has triggered an outpouring of praise for a man whose comeback from a horrific crash inspired F1 fans worldwide....
02:16, 05/21/2019

Niki Lauda: Much more than a Formula One champion Niki Lauda was a successful Formula One driver, aviation entrepreneur, television F1 pundit, and more recently the non-executive chairman of the Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team....
02:16, 05/21/2019

Tripoli's water supply cut-off by Haftar forces Libya's UN-backed government has blamed forces loyal to Khalifa Haftar for cutting off Tripoli's major water pipeline. A UN spokesperson said some Tripoli residents were already experiencing low water pressure....
02:16, 05/21/2019

Trump willing to negotiate when Iran is 'ready' for talks The US would "certainly negotiate" with Iran if Tehran made a move, US President Donald Trump said after downplaying the Iran threat. Separately, Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said the time was not right for talks....
02:16, 05/21/2019

US issues Huawei a temporary reprieve The Trump administration has eased some trade restrictions on Huawei, allowing the Chinese tech giant to continue doing business with US firms for another 90 days. Huawei's founder has warned conflict is "inevitable."...
02:16, 05/21/2019

New Zealand police charge Christchurch mosque attacker with terrorism The man accused of gunning down 51 people at two mosques in Christchurch has been formally charged with terrorism. The charge is a first for New Zealand and carries a maximum penalty of life in prison....
02:16, 05/21/2019

Mount Everest: Sherpa breaks own record after 24th climb Kami Rita has extended his own record by successfully ascending the world's tallest mountain for the 24th time. The Nepalese Sherpa guide says he wants to climb the Everest one more time before retiring....
02:16, 05/21/2019

Will faltering EU growth play a role in the European elections? Economic growth is still weak and unevenly spread across the 28-nation European Union, while job creation is only just beginning to improve. Will Europe's lackluster economy have an impact on the upcoming elections?...
02:16, 05/21/2019

Yemen: Houthi drone 'hits Saudi arms depot' Iran-aligned Houthi rebels say they have flown a bomb-laden drone into an airport with a military base in Saudi Arabia. This comes amid a recent spike in tensions between the regional rivals....
02:16, 05/21/2019

Russian police arrest Navalny ally Leonid Volkov over protest rally A senior aide to Russia's opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been detained over a rally organized by the opposition last year. In 2018, Navalny himself served two stints in jail for violating protest laws....
02:16, 05/21/2019

European migration stories told one object at a time Europe wouldn't exist without migration, says the director of a German virtual migration museum. From "guest-worker" recruitment signs to audio cassettes from Turkey, the museum's archive is a treasure trove of stories....
02:16, 05/21/2019

Can green pioneer Costa Rica get citizens on their bikes? Costa Rica gets 98% of its power from renewables, yet has one of the biggest carbon footprints in Central America. Now, it wants to clean up transport, but can cycling improve its image?...
02:16, 05/21/2019

The Division 2 Wiki: Updates, Raid, Weapons, Patch Notes, 2019 Release Dates and More The Division 2 is the latest Tom Clancy video game from Ubisoft and a sequel to the same popular online action role-playing title released on PS4 and Xbox One earlier this generation. Here's everything you need to know, covered so far by Daily Star....
02:00, 05/21/2019

Pokemon Go Glaceon: How to evolve Eevee into Glaceon with evolution name trick Niantic has added a wave of new Pokemon to Android and iOS game Pokemon Go - here's what you need to know about evolving Eevee to the Ice-type Pokemon Glaceon....
02:00, 05/21/2019

Pokemon Go Leafeon: How to evolve Eevee into Leafeon with evolution name trick Niantic has introduced new Pokemon to its augmented reality Android and iOS game - here's what you need to know about evolving Eevee to the Grass-type Pokemon....
02:00, 05/21/2019

Fortnite Fortbyte 7 Accessible by using cuddle up emoticon inside rocky umbrella location Fortbyte 7 of 100 is now live in the game with a clue that reads "Accessible by using cuddle up emoticon inside a rocky umbrella". Here's the location to help you locate this latest Fortbyte challenge puzzle piece....
02:00, 05/21/2019

Call of Duty Modern Warfare 4 Confirmed: New game info released in Kotaku CoD 2020 report Kotaku reporter Jason Schreier has seemingly rubber stamped the release of Call of Duty Modern Warfare 4 in the sites recent expose on the trouble surrounding...
02:00, 05/21/2019

Overwatch Anniversary: Start Time, New Skins, 2019 Event News on PS4, Xbox, PC Blizzard is due to start its newest Overwatch event soon and - unlike previous events - we haven't heard too much information about this one ahead of time....
02:00, 05/21/2019

GTA 6 Release Date Update: Next Grand Theft Auto coming to PS5, Xbox Two AND Google Stadia Rockstar's parent company - Take-Two - has made some interesting statements about the future of the console market... and that could have big implications for the Grand Theft Auto series....
02:00, 05/21/2019

Hifiman Jade II Review: This $2,500 headphone sacrifices portability for supreme detail In the early days of my audio obsession, electrostatic headphones were legendary. Products like Stax’s SR-009 and Sennheiser’s Orpheus HE90 promised higher resolution than was possible with the typical dynamic drivers of the day. But they were woeful...
01:48, 05/21/2019

Review: Everybody’s Golf VR (nearly) aces it Everybody’s Golf VR is a delicious steak in dire need of some potatoes. It’s a title that will easily make its way toward the front of the pantheon when it comes to both PSVR games and sports titles for the VR platform in general. I just can’t help b...
01:48, 05/21/2019

Trump delays Huawei ban by 90 days After a horrid 24 hours, there’s finally some respite for Huawei. The US Commerce Department has given the company a 90-day extension to provide support for existing handsets and network components.  The department has issued a “temporary general lic...
01:48, 05/21/2019

Private data (including rates) of 49M Instagram influencers leaked due to agency’s malpractice Last night, TechCrunch reported that a massive database containing info of over 49 million Instagram influencers, celebrities, and brand accounts found in the open. Security researcher Anurag Sen found the growing database hosted on Amazon Web Servic...
01:48, 05/21/2019

You can now try out Microsoft’s Edge browser for macOS Microsoft has officially announced a preview of its Microsoft Edge browser for the macOS. Microsoft originally unveiled plans for the browser at its annual BUILD developers conference held on May 6. The browser is based on Google’s open-source Chromi...
01:48, 05/21/2019

Jofra Archer named in England’s Cricket World Cup squad as Willey misses out • Pace bowler has made rapid rise since qualifying for selection• Dawson makes squad as back-up spinner in preference to DenlyJofra Archer’s rapid rise was cemented on Tuesday morning when England’s selectors named the Barbadian-born fast bowler in t...
01:48, 05/21/2019