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09/18/2019

New Epstein accuser sues estate, says she was abused at age 14 According to the lawsuit, the woman suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety and depression as a result of sexual abuse she endured from 2002 to 2005 at Epstein's Manhattan mansion....
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How aspirin became a wonder drug against heart disease and cancer Aspirin has long been prized for its pain and fever reducing properties – but 40 years ago New Scientist reported on the first inklings of wider benefits...
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Pittsburgh DA won't prosecute Patriots WR Antonio Brown due to statute The Allegheny County (Penn.) District Attorney's Office won't prosecute New England Patriots star wide receiver Antonio Brown due to the expiration of the statute of limitations....
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Ruth Bader Ginsburg fires back against critics who say she should have retired under Obama Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg fired back on Wednesday against critics who say the liberal justice should have retired while President Barack Obama was in office....
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Goose eggs: No climate doomsday warning has come true On the eve of a “global climate strike,” a new report revealed that none of the global warming doomsday predictions of the past 50 years have come true....
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Journalist John Solomon leaves the Hill to start own media outlet Journalist John Solomon has rocked the Washington media world by announcing his departure from the Hill newspaper and the Hill.TV brand he created to start his own media firm....
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There may be a huge Apple Watch upgrade cycle on the horizon Over the past few years, the Apple Watch has quickly evolved from a niche product into a mainstream device. Thanks to a number of impressive updates that saw Apple add cellular connectivity, along with a host of health and fitness features, Apple Wat...
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Facebook is working on AR glasses it thinks can replace your iPhone and Android Facebook is reportedly developing augmented reality (AR) glasses with a twist. These won’t be tethered to a mobile device, but will instead work as a standalone product that could replace smartphones. Facebook aims to release the product by 202...
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How to change Windows 10 toast notifications into balloon notifications With a subtle manual edit of a specific Windows 10 configuration setting, it is possible to change modern toast-style system notifications into old-fashioned balloon notifications....
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Jacinda Ardern mistakes Japan for China during Tokyo visit New Zealand PM blames jet lag after hailing ‘relationship with China – excuse me sorry, with Japan’New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern has blamed jetlag for an embarrassing gaffe on her first official visit to Japan.Ardern had only just touched...
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County lines: how drugs gangs are recruiting children - podcast Aamna Mohdin tells Anushka Asthana how county lines gangs are stepping up their operations by using short-term holiday flats and recruiting local teens to sell drugs in small towns around Britain. Plus Owen Jones on Jeremy Corbyn’s ‘neutral’ stance o...
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Umbrella jammed in door locks workers out of office for days A tweet bearing photo evidence of the predicament quickly went viral, inspiring many to suggest solutionsHow many co-workers does it take to open a door? More than a handful, members of the shared office space WeWork found out this week.Employees of ...
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Obama says presidents should avoid social media in apparent Trump jab Former president also said TV should be avoided: ‘Those are two things I’d advise, if you’re a good president, not to do’Barack Obama appeared to take a swipe at Donald Trump on Wednesday, saying he would “advise, if you’re president” to avoid social...
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Trump's promise to foreign leader prompts whistleblower complaint – report Details are unclear, but Washington Post reports intelligence official considers complaint ‘urgent concern’Donald Trump’s promise to a foreign leader so troubled an official in the US intelligence community that it prompted the person to file a whist...
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'Underpaid and undervalued': 10 women claim systemic discrimination at Disney Exclusive: more women join pay inequality case, expanding allegations to ABC Television and Walt Disney PicturesTen women have now accused the Walt Disney Company of gender discrimination as part of a major class-action pay gap case that has expanded...
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Justin Trudeau brownface: Canada PM apologises after image emerges Canadian prime minister says he deeply regrets image from 2001 party, which emerges weeks out from electionJustin Trudeau has apologised for wearing brownface makeup to a party when he was a teacher in 2001, saying “it was a racist thing to do”.A pho...
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‘Listen to the scientists’: Greta Thunberg urges Congress to take action Teen climate activists attend a hearing to address the climate crisis and its traumatic effect on the younger generationThe climate campaigner Greta Thunberg has bluntly told members of Congress to heed scientists’ warnings over global heating on a d...
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| SABC bleeds billions in 'exorbitant' sports broadcast rights - CEO In the past three years SABC lost as much as R3.8bn on monies paid for sports broadcasting rights. If the SABC continued on this trajectory it would need another R6.8bn, members of Parliament heard....
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The fragile edifice of sovereign debt Systemic, contagious sovereign crises seem to have been consigned to history. Governments can raise funds more cheaply than ever and investor demand seems insatiable. But the banking sector remains a source of instability and new threats are emerging...
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Supreme Court judges urged to 'stand up for democracy' in Parliament suspension hearing Judges ruling over the legality of Boris Johnson's decision to suspend Parliament have been urged to "stand up for democracy" in the second day of the Supreme Court hearing....
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Remove 'sexist' definitions of woman from dictionary, petition demands More than 30,000 people have backed a petition calling for the removal of "sexist" definitions of the word "woman" from dictionaries and the addition of transgender and lesbian terms....
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Queen returns toy monkey to girl, five, in Australia after it was left behind at Buckingham Palace A five-year-old Australian girl who left a toy monkey at Buckingham Palace has been reunited with her cuddly companion after the Queen sent it back to her....
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Boris Johnson speaks out after confrontation with furious parent over NHS waiting times: it's part of my job Boris Johnson has spoken out over his confrontation with a parent of a "gravely ill" child about NHS waiting times, saying it is "part of my job" to talk to people on the ground....
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Saudi Arabia oil attacks: Trump warns US could 'do some dastardly things' as he steps up retaliation threat Donald Trump has warned that the US could "do some dastardly things" as he stepped up his treat of retaliation over the recent attacks on Saudi Arabian oil facilities....
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A Filmmaker Explored Japan’s Wartime Enslavement of Women. Now He’s Being Sued. A documentary concludes that conservatives who deny the sexual enslavement of “comfort women” are “revisionists.” Conservatives interviewed in the film say they were defamed....
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The Everest Climber Whose Traffic Jam Photo Went Viral Nirmal Purja snapped the photograph of an overcrowded Mount Everest summit while on a quest to climb the 14 tallest mountains in the world in record time....
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Payton not naming Saints' starting QB Saints head coach Sean Payton is not tipping his hand at quarterback, refusing to name backup Teddy Bridgewater as the starter Sunday when New Orleans visits the Seattle Seahawks....
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Report: Olesen stays suspended by European Tour amid court case Danish golfer Thorbjorn Olesen will remain suspended from the European Tour after a brief appearance in court Wednesday on charges of sexual assault, assault by beating and being drunk on an aircraft....
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Allegheny DA won’t prosecute Brown because of statute New England Patriots wide receiver Antonio Brown won't be prosecuted on sexual assault accusations because of the statute of limitations, according to Pittsburgh-area law enforcement....
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Yankees OF Stanton set to return to starting lineup New York Yankees outfielder Giancarlo Stanton was activated from the 60-day injured list Wednesday and is in the starting lineup for their home game against the Los Angeles Angels....
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Wainwright out-pitches Scherzer, Cardinals handle Nationals Adam Wainwright allowed one unearned run over seven innings to help the St. Louis Cardinals to a 5-1 win against the visiting Washington Nationals in the rubber game of their three-game series on Wednesday afternoon....
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Britain's Thomas to race TT and road race at worlds Geraint Thomas will ride in both the individual time trial and road race at next week's UCI Road World Championships in Yorkshire, British Cycling said on Wednesday....
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Pirates' Vazquez faces additional sex-related charges Pittsburgh Pirates closer Felipe Vazquez told police he made sexual contact with a 13-year-old girl and now faces additional charges in Pennsylvania, authorities said....
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UCI keen on mixed team time trial for Paris Olympics A mixed-team time-trial relay could be part of the Paris 2024 Olympic road cycling programme if the event proves popular at this year's world championships, the UCI said on Wednesday....
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American Meyers Taylor expecting baby, targets Olympic return Three-time Olympic medalist Elana Meyers Taylor announced on Wednesday that she is pregnant and will miss the 2019-2020 season but plans to compete at the 2022 Winter Olympics....
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Walker’s HR helps D-backs hold off Marlins Christian Walker and Abraham Almonte homered, and Mike Leake won despite giving up his 39th and 40th homers of the season in the Arizona Diamondbacks' 5-4 victory over the Miami Marlins on Wednesday afternoon in Phoenix....
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Jackson, Mahomes do battle as Ravens visit Chiefs Plentiful reasons exist for Patrick Mahomes to think he's a trendsetting NFL quarterback. After all, he is the reigning MVP following his first season as a starter....
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Cahna's 11th-inning double lifts A's over Royals Mark Canha stroked a two-out, two-strike RBI double in the 11th inning Wednesday afternoon, giving the host Oakland Athletics a 1-0 win over the Kansas City Royals in a game that featured a 28-minute rain delay and a brilliant pitchers' duel....
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Jets limp into Foxborough to face roaring Patriots Tom Brady and the New England Patriots dominated the Miami Dolphins last week, and now the defending champions get another chance to beat a struggling divisional opponent....
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Report: DEA joins investigation into Skaggs' death The Drug Enforcement Administration is working to find the source of the drugs that Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs took before he died, ESPN's "Outside the Lines" reported on Wednesday....
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NFL notebook: Saints mum on starting quarterback Saints coach Sean Payton is not tipping his hand at quarterback, refusing to name backup Teddy Bridgewater as the starter Sunday when New Orleans visits the Seattle Seahawks....
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MLB notebook: Pirates' Vazquez faces additional charges Pittsburgh Pirates closer Felipe Vazquez told police he made sexual contact with a 13-year-old girl, and he now faces additional charges in Pennsylvania, authorities said....
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‘Breaking Bad’ fans: You’ll only have three days to catch the movie in theaters Breaking Bad fans who’ve been looking forward to the Netflix movie that will serve as a sequel to the fantastic AMC series probably don’t need to be reminded that the October 11 premiere date is drawing closer. That’s when El Camino...
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As homebuilding hits 12-year high, experts warn construction stocks may lose steam Matt Maley, chief market strategist at Miller Tabak, and Michael Bapis, managing director of Vios Advisors at Rockefeller Capital Management, break down the homebuilders' recent rally with CNBC's Mike Santoli....
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The top Pentagon space command officer recently met with investors Musk, Bezos and Branson The Air Force's newly minted U.S. Space Command general said that he has recently met with billionaire space race investors Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos and Richard Branson....
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Once the only Mr. 59, Al Geiberger now seeing 59s on PGA Tour on a yearly basis Geiberger's famous 59 in 1977 is now one of 11 sub-60 rounds shot on tour, including four in the last three seasons.        ...
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Bama DL Ray out at least 6 weeks after surgery Alabama will be without defensive lineman LaBryan Ray for at least six weeks while he recovers from foot surgery. Freshman DL Antonio Alfano also is out, with Nick Saban saying he "basically quit" the team....
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Jets DBs Adams, Johnson upset with benching Jets coach Adam Gase said he pulled Jamal Adams from Monday's game to "calm him down." Addressing Trumaine Johnson's situation, he said "it hasn't worked out as well as we need it to."...
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Ben Olsen’s choice for D.C. United: Wayne Rooney or Ola Kamara The coach prefers to start one striker but will have two proven scorers when both are healthy. It’s Rooney’s job to lose, though he has gone two months and five matches without a goal....
18:32, 09/18/2019

Acronis raises $147 million for tools that back up, protect, and restore data Backup and recovery solutions provider Acronis has raised $147 million in a funding round led by Goldman Sachs, valuing the company at $1 billion.Read More...
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Canopy provides a blueprint for privacy-focused content recommendations Built by former Spotify alums, Canopy is setting out to create a personalization engine that recommends content without invading your privacy.Read More...
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Facebook’s Portal TV lets you watch shows during video calls Facebook introduced Portal TV, which lets users make video calls and watch videos together, along with Portal Mini and a redesigned Portal smart display.Read More...
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Indus.ai raises $8 million for construction site management AI Indus.ai raised $8 million to further develop its computer vision that helps construction project managers track progress and safety compliance.Read More...
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Salesforce’s Einstein Search uses AI to personalize CRM search results Salesforce's new customer relationship management solution, Einstein Search, taps AI and a streamlined interface to personalize search results.Read More...
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Zynga and Gram Games launch Merge Magic as latest tile-based mobile game Zynga's Gram Games studio is launching a new mobile game, Merge Magic, in its hit series of "Merge" titles. This is why Zynga bought Gram Games.Read More...
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PlayVS raises $50 million more for high school esports platform PlayVS has raised $50 million for its platform for high school esports. The round means that the Los Angeles company has raised $96 million in 15 months.Read More...
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Researchers use machine learning to predict large wildfires Researchers in AI and other fields made a classifier model for predicting the likelihood a wildfire will be large, info that can help first responders.Read More...
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Pixvana’s VR training prepares offices for active shooter nightmares If you're concerned that your workplace may be targeted by a gunman, this VR training system can help you prepare for the worst-case scenarios.Read More...
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Alexa users can soon donate to U.S. presidential candidates Amazon rolled out a new feature that lets Alexa users to donate to U.S. presidential candidates, and that enables campaigns to register as merchants.Read More...
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Planet Zoo gets a closed beta on September 24 The following is a true zoo story. Planet Zoo will be holding a closed beta from September 24 to October 8 for people who have preordered it.Read More...
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The Group Trip for People Who Hate Group Trips As independent-minded Gen Xers and baby boomers take more guided trips, tour companies are trying to make the experiences feel less like group travel....
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How Lil Nas X Inspired a New Cowboy-Hat Craze The country rapper is just one of the urban millennials who’ve jumped on this unlikely Western bandwagon. Our men’s fashion editor attempts to join them....
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The Most Seductive Theater Scene in New York Right Now: A Visitor's Guide Immersive theater productions—where you might be part of the show—are popping up all over New York City. The best ones take place in the oddest spaces, from an abandoned hospital to an old graveyard....
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Why Asia's Biggest Economies Are Backing Hydrogen Fuel Cell Cars Hydrogen fuel cell vehicles (FCVs) have been upstaged by electric vehicles, which are increasingly becoming a mainstream option due to the success of Tesla Inc'sluxury cars as well as sales and......
18:32, 09/18/2019

New TVS NTorq With LED Headlamp Teased TVS Motor Company has released a new teaser video for an updated version of the NTorq 125 scooter on its social media handles. The new video provides a glimpse of the new LED headlamp and daytime......
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Formula E: Ex-Manchester United Executive Jamie Reigle Announced As New CEO Jamie Reigle will work in collaboration with current CEO Alejandro Agag to further nuture the series, while Agag moves into the new role as the chairman....
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Auto Crisis: Maruti Suzuki's August Market Share Lowest In Last 2 Years The slowdown in the auto sector has affected every aspect of the industry. In fact, almost every manufactures has been hit but this auto crises, some more than the others, but the biggest hit so far......
18:32, 09/18/2019

Formula E: Mahindra Racing Announces New Team Manager & Chief Mechanic For 2019-20 Season With the 2019-20 Formula E season set to begin later this year, Mahindra Racing has appointed David Clarke as the new Team Manager and Paul Willett as the Chief Mechanic....
18:32, 09/18/2019

Tata Motors Launches TACNet 2.0 To Collaborate With Auto Tech Startups Tata Motors is looking for business opportunities in the people and cargo mobility space and the theme of TACNet 2.0 is based on the areas which are of immediate interest to Tata Motors....
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Okinawa PraisePro Electric Scooter Review Okinawa launched its new electric scooter, the PraisePro, in India and we get an opportunity to ride the new electric scooter and see how it fares as a daily ride....
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Toyota To Roll Out 100 Fuel Cell Buses To Shuttle Visitors During Beijing Winter Olympics 2022 Buses may not be the most glamorous mode of transport but at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic games, they will represent Toyota Motor Corp's best bet for wider acceptance of hydrogen power - technology so far......
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Large Groups Investing To Expand Ethanol Capacity In Brazil: Report Large companies operating in the sugar and ethanol sector in Brazil are investing to expand capacity to produce the biofuel, due to the continuing strong local demand and low global sugar prices, said......
18:32, 09/18/2019

Delhi Transport Union To Go On A Strike On September 19 Demanding Relief From Hefty Fines The United Front of Transport Associations (UFTA) has confirmed that the strike will be include all class of commercial vehicles like Trucks, Busses, Cabs, Tempos, Autorickshaws and other Light and......
18:32, 09/18/2019

President Trump Names New National Security Adviser (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump said Wednesday he’s naming hostage negotiator Robert O’Brien as his new national security adviser. Trump tweeted the announcement from California, while on the third and final day of a West Coas...
18:32, 09/18/2019

Justin Trudeau Wore Brownface at 2001 ‘Arabian Nights’ Party While He Taught at a Private School Justin Trudeau, Canada’s prime minister, wore brownface makeup to a party at the private school where he was teaching in the spring of 2001. TIME has obtained a photograph of the incident. The photograph has not been previously reported. The p...
18:32, 09/18/2019

Trump Says Cutting Regulations Is Good for Business. But His New Battle on Car Emission Standards Could Hurt the Auto Industry President Donald Trump says his latest move to roll back California’s state-level car regulations is going to make cars cheaper and help automakers. But car companies say they don’t want lower standards and experts warn that the changes c...
18:32, 09/18/2019

Rep. Joe Kennedy to Announce Challenge of Sen. Markey in Massachusetts Primary BOSTON — Massachusetts U.S. Rep. Joe Kennedy III, a scion of one of America’s most storied political families, is set to announce he will challenge U.S. Sen. Edward Markey in the state’s Democratic primary in 2020. A person with kno...
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President Trump Retweets False Video of Rep. Ilhan Omar President Donald Trump on Wednesday used Twitter to share an edited video made by a conservative comedian that falsely accused Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar of dancing and partying last week on the 18th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. The ina...
18:32, 09/18/2019

Viking berserkers may have used henbane to induce trance-like state Enlarge / Sixth century Viking matrix used in the manufacture of helmet plaques, depicting Odin accompanied by a Berserker. (credit: Werner Forman/Universal Images Group/Getty Images) The legendary Viking warriors known as berserkers were renowned ...
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Who needs qubits? Factoring algorithm run on a probabilistic computer Enlarge / The correct answer is a matter of probabilities, so some related wrong answers also appear with some frequency. The phenomenal success of our integrated circuits managed to obscure an awkward fact: they're not always the best way to solv...
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| Nigerian police hold suspect after 8 women killed in hotels Nigerian police investigating the murders of at least eight women lured to hotels in the southern city of Port Harcourt say they have arrested a suspect....
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| Malawi activists resume protests over presidential vote result Thousands of people gathered in three cities in Malawi to call for the sacking of the head of the electoral commission, as protests continue over May's presidential election result....
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| Congo minister sacked after row with opposition leader Congo-Brazzaville's president Denis Sassou Nguesso has sacked his women's minister after a row over a recording in which she questioned the integrity of the opposition leader....
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| At least 26 pupils, two teachers killed in Liberia school fire: presidency At least 26 young pupils and two teachers have been killed in a fire at a Koranic school near the Liberian capital Monrovia, the president's office says....
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Tesla Model 3s are a hit in China, but Shanghai factory won't hit stride until mid-2020: JL Warren Tesla sales in China should hit around 6,400 vehicles this quarter, but the Shanghai factory won't be able to manufacture Model 3s in volume until mid-2020, according to JL Warren Capital....
18:32, 09/18/2019

Manufacturer halts distribution of generic Zantac after cancer-causing impurity discovery When the FDA issued a bulletin alerting everyone to the presence of a possible cancer-causing impurity in the popular heartburn drug marketed as Zantac, the administration stopped short of telling people to stop taking the popular drugs. Now, in the ...
18:32, 09/18/2019

Time is running out to send your name to Mars on the 2020 rover If there’s one thing you can say about NASA it’s that the space agency really does do its best to make its projects accessible to even the most casual space fans. In recent years, NASA has made a habit out of sending the names of everyday...
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There’s absolutely no way this ‘space hotel’ will be ready for guests by 2025 NASA is currently planning to finally send humans back to the lunar surface by 2024. It’s an incredibly ambitious and optimistic timeline, and there are plenty of experts who believe NASA may not be able to pull it off. Sending things into spac...
18:32, 09/18/2019

AT&T considers getting rid of DirecTV as TV business tanks, WSJ reports Enlarge / An AT&T store in Chicago. (credit: Getty Images | jetcityimage) AT&T is considering whether to "part ways" with DirecTV, just four years after buying the satellite company, the Wall Street Journal reported today. The Journal report doesn'...
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'Alexa, send $20 to my favorite presidential candidate' Amazon said on Wednesday it will make donating to a U.S. presidential candidate as easy as turning on the lights or replenishing a household's toilet-paper stocks, via its Alexa digital assistant....
18:02, 09/18/2019

Deadline for Bogota metro proposals extended Five consortiums now have until Oct. 3 to present their proposals for the first line of Bogota's metro system, whose value is estimated at 14 trillion pesos ($4.1 billion), the city's metro company said on Wednesday....
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UPDATE 2-American Airlines mechanic accused of sabotage will remain behind bars A U.S. federal judge on Wednesday ordered that an American Airlines mechanic charged with purposely damaging an aircraft that was due to take off from Miami with 150 aboard remain behind bars before a trial, court papers showed....
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Gavilon lands ADM director as new Brazil general manager -sources An executive director at Archer Daniels Midland Co in São Paulo has left the firm to take over as Brazil general manager at rival grain trading house Gavilon do Brasil, two sources told Reuters on Wednesday....
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UPDATE 1-GSK's over-the-counter nicotine oral spray gets FDA panel backing An independent expert panel to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday recommended approval of GlaxoSmithKline Plc's over-the-counter nicotine oral spray that aims to help smokers quit their addiction....
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UPDATE 2-Parts shortage leads GM to lay off 1,200 temporarily in Canada The strike against General Motors Co's U.S. operations has led to a parts shortage, the automaker said on Wednesday, and as a result it announced the temporary lay-offs of 1,200 workers at its Oshawa assembly plant in Canada....
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UPDATE 2-Newmont Goldcorp offered $25 mln in social projects to end mine conflict The world's top gold producer, Newmont Goldcorp, said on Wednesday it had offered $25 million in community investments and land rental fees to resolve a conflict at its Penasquito gold mine in Mexico, but activists said they are unsatisfied....
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Brazil's Petrobras increases gasoline, diesel prices in wake of Saudi attacks Brazilian state-run oil firm Petroleo Brasileiro SA has increased the average price of gasoline at refineries by 2.29% and the price of diesel by 3.8%, consultancy FC Stone said on Wednesday....
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UPDATE 2-Facebook CEO Zuckerberg to meet with U.S. senators this week Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg is on Capitol Hill this week to meet with senators as the social media giant faces scrutiny from both the Federal Trade Commission and members of Congress, the company confirmed on Wednesday....
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UPDATE 3-AT&T, Dish not in talks over DirecTV deal - source AT&T Inc and Dish Network Corp are not in discussions over a deal due to regulatory issues, a source familiar with the matter said on Wednesday, after the Wall Street Journal reported https://on.wsj.com/2kS2Hbs the wireless carrier was considering pa...
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UPDATE 1-Brazil's Petrobras increases gasoline, diesel prices after Saudi attacks Brazilian state-run oil firm Petroleo Brasileiro SA has increased the average price of gasoline at refineries by 3.5% and the price of diesel by 4.2%, a company representative told Reuters....
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UPDATE 4-Trump and California go to war over clean cars U.S. President Donald Trump and the state of California went to war on Wednesday over who should set the standards in the United States for vehicle emissions and electric cars, foreshadowing a legal battle over environmental policy issues that will a...
18:02, 09/18/2019

Brazil's Lojas Americanas signs digital payments deal with Linx Brazilian discount retailer Lojas Americanas SA has agreed with software developer Linx SA to integrate the retailer's fintech arm Ame and its digital retailer B2W Cia Digital SA with Linx's payment platforms....
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UPDATE 1-Gavilon lands ADM director as new Brazil general manager -sources An executive director at Archer Daniels Midland Co in São Paulo has left the firm to take over as Brazil general manager at rival grain trading house Gavilon do Brasil, two sources told Reuters on Wednesday....
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UPDATE 1-UK's Johnson and Trump discuss need for united diplomatic response to Saudi attack British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and U.S. President Donald Trump condemned last weekend's attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities and discussed the need for a united diplomatic response in a telephone call on Wednesday, Johnson's office said....
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Federal prosecutors, regulators broaden market manipulation probe beyond precious metals trades Federal prosecutors and commodity regulators have broadened their investigation into spoofing activity after receiving information from traders questioned for spoofing-related charges....
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A Warren Buffett protege is leaving to start her own Berkshire Tracy Britt Cool is leaving the firm after a decade to start a company that replicates Warren Buffett's business model, the Wall Street Journal reported....
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Olympiakos 2-2 Tottenham Hotspur: Champions League – as it happened Spurs threw away a two-goal lead they never really deserved in the first place to start their Champions League campaign with a draw 8.28pm BST Related: Mathieu Valbuena penalty crowns Olympiakos recovery to deny Spurs Thanks for joining me, and you ...
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Paris Saint-Germain 3-0 Real Madrid: Champions League – as it happened Angel Di Maria scored twice against his former team as PSG outplayed Real at the Parc des Princes. 10.43pm BST Related: Ángel Di María double helps PSG ease to win against Real Madrid And the others in tonight’s Champions League … Related: Héctor He...
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Shakhtar Donetsk 0-3 Manchester City: Champions League – as it happened Manchester City overran an outclassed Shakhtar Donetsk to get their Champions League campaign off to a winning start 10.25pm BST And with that, I’m done. Here once again is our match report. Bye! Related: Ilkay Gündogan lights up Manchester City’s ea...
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Ash Brazill recalled and two new caps named in Diamonds netball squad New Zealand await in next month’s Constellation Cup Debutants Maddy Turner and Laura Scherian called upNSW Swifts defender Maddy Turner and Sunshine Coast midcourter Laura Scherian are the two uncapped players in Australia’s squad of 13 for next mont...
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Liverpool’s Virgil van Dijk tells team not to panic after Napoli defeat • Loss in Italy ‘shouldn’t be a wake-up call’• Defender turns his focus to Chelsea gameVirgil van Dijk has said a Champions League defeat at Napoli is no reason for Liverpool to panic given the outstanding form they have shown before Sunday’s trip to...
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Unai Emery rests Mesut Özil for Europa League opener to manage workload • Arsenal away to Eintracht Frankfurt in first group stage game• Manager wants playmaker fresh for Aston Villa game on SundayMesut Özil has been spared a potentially stormy return to Germany after Unai Emery opted to rest him for Arsenal’s opening Eu...
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Amnesty says migrant workers still being exploited in Qatar Amnesty investigated three Qatari companies1,620 workers submitted complaints after wages stoppedThousands of migrant workers in Qatar are still being exploited despite repeated promises to improve workers’ rights in the lead-up to the 2022 World Cup...
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End of Fernando Ricksen’s suffering brings both heartbreak and relief | Stuart James Death of the former Rangers and Netherlands player brings to a close a brutal six-year battle with motor neurone diseaseThe call came just after 10am. Vincent de Vries, Fernando Ricksen’s ghostwriter and loyal friend, had known for a long time that t...
18:02, 09/18/2019

Ilkay Gündogan lights up Manchester City’s easy win over Shakhtar Donetsk In the context of a defensive crisis caused by injuries to centre-backs Aymeric Laporte and John Stones, this was a particularly fine display from Manchester City.Pep Guardiola’s team could have claimed victory in this opening Group C game by double ...
18:02, 09/18/2019

Héctor Herrera completes Atlético Madrid comeback against Juventus The clock showed 89.30 when Kieran Trippier’s corner bent into the penalty area and Héctor Herrera, a second-half substitute, leapt into the air to head the ball into the net. It was loud enough already, but somehow the sound reached another level. F...
18:02, 09/18/2019

‘We didn’t respect the plan’: Pochettino disappointed with Tottenham draw • Spurs threw away 2-0 lead against Olympiakos• ‘The way we conceded the first goal was so painful’Mauricio Pochettino accused his Tottenham players of lacking fight in the 2-2 Champions League draw at Olympiakos and suggested that they needed to wor...
18:02, 09/18/2019

The hysteria surrounding Rob McCracken, Anthony Joshua and ‘concussion’ The criticism directed at Rob McCracken from certain quarters was completely unnecessary The post The hysteria surrounding Rob McCracken, Anthony Joshua and ‘concussion’ appeared first on Boxing News....
18:02, 09/18/2019

Lyndon Arthur: ‘My time is coming’ Promising light-heavyweight Lyndon Arthur is both intimidating and hard as nails. So it’s probably a bad idea to break into his car, writes Terry Dooley The post Lyndon Arthur: ‘My time is coming’ appeared first on Boxing News....
18:02, 09/18/2019

Ultimate Boxxer preview Donnelly is something of an expert over three rounds and will take some stopping. Matt Bozeat previews Ultimate Boxxer The post Ultimate Boxxer preview appeared first on Boxing News....
18:02, 09/18/2019

On This Day: Heavyweight great Ken Norton passed away Matt Christie looks back at Ken Norton, a heavyweight destined to be remembered as a jawbreaker The post On This Day: Heavyweight great Ken Norton passed away appeared first on Boxing News....
18:02, 09/18/2019

On This Day: Felix Trinidad edged Oscar De La Hoya in disappointing superfight Matt Christie tells the story behind the September 18, 1999 Oscar De La Hoya vs Felix Trinidad showdown, one of the richest in boxing history The post On This Day: Felix Trinidad edged Oscar De La Hoya in disappointing superfight appeared first on Bo...
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On This Day: Oscar De La Hoya fought several key battles But it was mixed fortunes for 'The Golden Boy' Oscar De La Hoya The post On This Day: Oscar De La Hoya fought several key battles appeared first on Boxing News....
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Katie Taylor targets Persoon rematch Katie Taylor beat Belgium’s Persoon by a majority decision earlier this year The post Katie Taylor targets Persoon rematch appeared first on Boxing News....
18:02, 09/18/2019

Boxing News at Five: Khan vs. Brook gets “one more roll of the dice”, Whyte could return on December 7 in Saudi Arabia Amir Khan vs. Kell Brook is the one fight that won't go away, while Eddie Hearn says Dillian Whyte could return to the ring in Saudi Arabia on December 7 The post Boxing News at Five: Khan vs. Brook gets “one more roll of the dice”, Whyte could retur...
18:02, 09/18/2019

GB guaranteed four medals at World championships Clarke, McCormack, McGrail and Whittaker will all feature in the semi-finals of the World championships The post GB guaranteed four medals at World championships appeared first on Boxing News....
18:02, 09/18/2019

KfW: Germany’s source of cheap capital Germany is famous for its engineering and infamous for its banks – but how does a $4 trillion economy get by with only one battered global systemically important bank? And is the answer also the problem or an example to follow?...
18:02, 09/18/2019

Euromoney and the IMF/World Bank: A special relationship For those that work on them, every edition of Euromoney is special. We try our utmost to reflect the issues of the moment, to delve into the intricacies of the global financial system and never forget that our duty is both to inform and to entertain....
18:02, 09/18/2019

Greta Thunberg Calls Out "Biggest Carbon Polluter" US In Powerful Speech Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg, who has inspired a global movement for climate change, delivered a pointed message before a U.S. congressional hearing on Wednesday: "I don't want you to listen to me.......
18:02, 09/18/2019

Mark Zuckerberg To Meet US Senators Months After His Testimony Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg was expected in Washington Thursday for private talks with policymakers as the leading social network faces a myriad of regulatory and legal issues....
18:02, 09/18/2019

"Father Of Lies": UK MPs Fume At Boris Johnson Over Parliament Suspension Prime Minister Boris Johnson is the "father of lies" who shut down the mother of parliaments in the run-up to Brexit, Britain's Supreme Court heard Wednesday....
18:02, 09/18/2019

Facebook’s new Portal TV turns your television into a video chat monitor The average Facebook user out there likely wasn’t secretly hoping the world’s biggest social networking company (and frequent privacy flouter) would release a new video chat device that could be installed in the home. Nevertheless, Facebo...
18:01, 09/18/2019

Google canceled the Pixel Watch years ago and never looked back We’ve come across rumors detailing Google’s so-called Pixel Watch with some regularity, but the company never made a Wear OS gadget of its own that could compete against the Apple Watch. Meanwhile, the Apple Watch kept growing, having vir...
18:01, 09/18/2019

Leaked OnePlus 7T Pro press image reveals the phone’s final design Now that Apple has taken the wraps off its next iPhone, the two notable phones left to be fully unveiled in 2019 are the Pixel 4 and the OnePlus 7T. Both have been the subject of countless leaks over the past few months, but with the OnePlus 7T launc...
18:01, 09/18/2019

Demonstrators call for removal of UA professor after homophobic comments TUCSON – Students, staff, professors, and community members are expected to protest on Wednesday at The University of Arizona against the continued employment of the former-chair for the Department of Anesthesiology in the College of Medicine. ...
18:01, 09/18/2019

Tropical moisture possible early next week! TUCSON – Another quiet day for most with some isolated activity for higher elevations to the south and east of Tucson. We could get some tropical moisture by the end of the weekend upping our chance for rain! Today: Warm with tons of sunshine....
18:01, 09/18/2019

Give a gift today to support our family farmers (QUINCY MEDIA) — The ongoing crisis in farm country is directly impacting family farmers throughout the Midwest. To help, Quincy Media TV stations are partnering with Farm Aid to raise money to support family farmers in the  Midwest ahead of the annu...
18:01, 09/18/2019

You can get paid $1,300 if you watch 13 Stephen King movies by Halloween This image released by Warner Bros. Pictures shows Bill Skarsgard as Pennywise in New Line Cinema’s horror thriller “It: Chapter 2.” (Warner Bros. Pictures via AP) Do you like Stephen King’s movies? If so, then this challenge is for you. ...
18:01, 09/18/2019

Tracking Tropical Storm Lorena TUCSON – We could see some tropical moisture by the end of the weekend and into early next week! Tropical Storm Lorena is off the Western Coast of Mexico with a max sustained winds of 60 MPH. It is forecasted to strengthen to a CAT 1 hurricane ...
18:01, 09/18/2019

KFC testing fried chicken and glazed donut sandwich Chicken & Donut sandwich SOURCE: KFC via WLWT (WLWT) – For anyone who has ever eaten fried chicken and thought, “This is pretty good, but what it could really use is a glazed doughnut” — well, now is your time. KFC is testing its ne...
18:01, 09/18/2019

Arizona driver arrested after 31 immigrants found in big rig TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say an Arizona man has been arrested on suspicion of human smuggling after 31 Mexican immigrants were found in the tractor-trailer he was driving. U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Interstate 19 immigration ch...
18:01, 09/18/2019

Trump names Robert O’Brien as new national security adviser President Donald Trump on Wednesday named Robert O’Brien, a State Department official who has specialized in hostage issues, as his new national security adviser. “I have worked long & hard with Robert,” Trump tweeted. “He will do a great...
18:01, 09/18/2019

Trump says California can’t set fuel standards President Donald Trump arrives at Moffett Federal Airfield to attend a fundraiser, Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019, in Mountain View, Calif. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and California’s fuel emissions st...
18:01, 09/18/2019

TPD: Teenager fatally shot on Tucson’s south side TUCSON – Police are investigating after a teen boy was fatally shot on Tucson’s south side Wednesday morning. According to Sgt. Pete Dugan, detectives were dispatched around 6 a.m.to South Avenida Selva Del Ocote, near Campbell Avenue and Drexel Road...
18:01, 09/18/2019

ASU sophomore battling cancer also had to fight for support dogs in student housing PHOENIX — An Arizona State University sophomore was given some the worst news imaginable—cancer. But he said it was not the diagnosis creating most of his stress and worry. Phillip Hedges was diagnosed with aggressive B-cell lymphoma, but he was also...
18:01, 09/18/2019

Sandy Hook parents release chilling ‘back to school’ PSA By David K. Li An anti-gun violence group, connected to the Sandy Hook massacre, unveiled a chilling “back to school” PSA on Wednesday, showing how kids could be forced to use ordinary possessions to fend off active shooters. The Sandy Ho...
18:01, 09/18/2019

Special PJs for special kids (WBIR) For the past year, Martha Sileno has watched her 4-year-old son receive treatment in a diaper. Noah was diagnosed with B-Cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia at East Tennessee Children’s Hospital last summer. He’s a fighter, but canno...
18:01, 09/18/2019

Young adults ignore vape warnings (KGW)Oregon State officials say two additional cases of respiratory illnesses linked to vaping have been reported, bringing the total number of cases in Oregon to four. The Oregon Health Authority said Tuesday that a total of four cases have been rep...
18:01, 09/18/2019

Hot air balloon makes emergency landing in San Diego neighborhood SAN DIEGO, CA — A hot air balloon pilot had to make an emergency landing in a San Diego councilman’s residential neighborhood. Mark kersey captured the emergency landing on his cell phone, and also grabbed a few still photos. In a tweet,...
18:01, 09/18/2019

Supervisors reject proposed tobacco ordinance TUCSON – The Pima County Board of Supervisors voted against moving forward with passing an initiative to raise the tobacco buying age from 18 to 21 on Tuesday. The proposal, known as “Tabacco 21,” is still alive in the city. The Tucson City Council v...
18:01, 09/18/2019

Teen fatally stabbed as dozens watched, some rolling video rather than helping, police say By David K. Li A teenager near New York City was stabbed to death in an attack witnessed by dozens of onlookers — some who rolled video of the slaying rather than help stop it, police said Tuesday. Khaseen Morris, 16, and a friend were set upon by as...
18:01, 09/18/2019

City of Tucson: Recycling switching to every other week starting Sept. 30 TUCSON – The City of Tucson will change residential recycling collection form every week to every other week beginning Sept. 30. The day of the week for collection will not change. There will be no changes to trash collection. According to the city, ...
18:01, 09/18/2019

A common numbing medication turned a woman’s blood blue NBC — A 25-year-old woman in Rhode Island gave new meaning to the phrase “feeling blue” when she developed a rare and sometimes fatal condition called methemoglobinemia that turned her blood a deep shade of navy blue. The woman, whose case was ...
18:01, 09/18/2019

Teen vaping of nicotine jumped again this year, survey finds NEW YORK (AP) — A greater share of U.S. teens are vaping nicotine e-cigarettes. About 25% of high school seniors surveyed this year said they vaped nicotine in the previous month, up from about 21% the year before. The University of Michigan study wa...
18:01, 09/18/2019

4 Your Health: Young children can show early signs of adulthood diabetes (NBC News)- People in certain occupations have a higher risk of type two diabetes, according to a new study. Scientists looked at data from 4-and-a-half million working adults living in Sweden. They found drivers, manufacturing workers and cleaners ...
18:01, 09/18/2019

25 Californians charged with $150M in health care fraud LOS ANGELES (AP) — Twenty-five Southern California doctors and others are accused of billing Medicare and other health plans for $150 million in fraudulent charges. Federal cases were announced Wednesday in Los Angeles and Santa Ana. Authorities say ...
18:01, 09/18/2019

Referee who forced New Jersey high school wrestler to cut dreadlocks gets suspension NBC — The referee who made a New Jersey high school wrestler cut his dreadlocks right before a match in order to be allowed to compete — a case that ignited debate over abuse of power and cultural bias — has been suspended from his position for...
18:01, 09/18/2019

Fitness With A Sultry Flare A dark basement studio is pretty much all Kelli Gilzow could find in an old mill town like Lewiston, but it’s kind of the perfect place for her teaching which she jokes, are the “after 5 o’clock workouts.” Her studio is called...
18:01, 09/18/2019

TPD searches for suspect in robberies near Grant and Swan TUCSON — Tucson police needs the public’s help in identifying a robbery suspect. Officers say the man they are looking for is responsible for four different robberies in the area of Grant and Swan. Officials posted photos of the suspect o...
18:01, 09/18/2019

Novartis halts distribution of Zantac heartburn medication due to contaminant NBC – Novartis AG’s Sandoz unit said on Wednesday it was halting distribution of its versions of the drug commonly known as Zantac in all its markets, including the United States and Canada, after contaminants were found in the heartburn ...
18:01, 09/18/2019

Sun Tran unveils electric bus, set to hit streets next year TUCSON — Officials with the City of Tucson, Sun Tran and Tucson Electric Power gathered Wednesday to unveil a new battery-electric bus that will hit local streets next year. “They’re a smooth, quiet ride. The air conditioning system works...
18:01, 09/18/2019

DIGGING DEEPER: Neighborhood nightmare as residents face crime surge TUCSON – What was once considered to be a nice quiet neighborhood, has started to turn into a haven for homeless people. The crime rate has also skyrocketed, and residents are up in arms. They told the Digging Deeper team that their neighborhoo...
18:01, 09/18/2019

Need a Loan? Equifax Plans to Sell More Utility, Phone Records Equifax will soon give consumers the option to let lenders review their electric, phone and cable payment information, a move aimed at providing lenders more data to determine whether to approve loan applicants....
18:01, 09/18/2019

Exchanges Vie With Ultrafast Traders for Mom-and-Pop Stock Orders Exchanges are challenging high-speed traders in the battle for mom-and-pop investors’ stock orders, looking to gain market share in the fiercely competitive business of U.S. equities trading....
18:01, 09/18/2019

Justice Department Backs Opposition to New California Retirement Plan The U.S. Department of Justice is backing a lawsuit that seeks to invalidate California’s state retirement plan, taking aim at states sponsoring retirement savings plans for people who lack access to one at work....
18:01, 09/18/2019

GM's Big Fight for Flexibility Following its bankruptcy and government bailout in 2009, General Motors is under intense pressure to show it can cruise through the next downturn without too much damage....
18:01, 09/18/2019

No McFunerals Please A study concludes that descriptive logos outperform simpler ones for companies trying to gain traction, except when it comes to describing something unpleasant....
18:01, 09/18/2019

What the Interest-Rate Cut Means for You The Federal Reserve’s decision to cut its short-term benchmark rate can mean different things for your mortgage, your student loans and other kinds of borrowing....
18:01, 09/18/2019

Repo Spike Signals Wrong Kind of Volatility Banks can suffer or benefit from volatility, but the recent spike in repo or short-term funding costs signals more of the wrong kind for Wall Street trading revenue....
18:01, 09/18/2019

Stocks Climb Back as Fed Cuts Rates U.S. stocks wobbled, then staged a late-session rebound after the Federal Reserve lowered interest rates but signaled a divided outlook for the rest of the year....
18:01, 09/18/2019

Gold Reverses Gains as Investors Turn to Fed Gold prices turned lower in aftermarket trading Wednesday, after the Federal Reserve trimmed interest rates but signaled that officials were divided on how much to ease policy in coming months....
18:01, 09/18/2019

Fed Injects More Into Money Markets After Banks Bid Heavily for Funds The Federal Reserve Bank of New York saw huge demand from banks as they rushed to bid on the $75 billion on offer in a second day of intervention to ease a crunch in overnight funding markets....
18:01, 09/18/2019

Falling Demand for Architects a Warning Shot for Industry The American Institute of Architects said Wednesday that its monthly billings index, which measures the demand for design services, fell to its lowest point since May 2012....
18:01, 09/18/2019

Saturn's moon Enceladus is having a snowball fight with other moons Three of Saturn’s icy moons are twice as shiny as we thought they were, and it’s partly because they are covered in a deep layer of snow from Enceladus’ geysers...
18:01, 09/18/2019

The school climate strikes this Friday need the support of adults The school strikes for the climate have energised the climate change fight. People of all ages should heed the call to join in on 20 September, says Alice Bell...
18:01, 09/18/2019

C-section babies have a different microbiome - but not for long Babies born by caesarean section have different gut bacteria to those born vaginally – but the differences largely disappear after six to nine months...
18:01, 09/18/2019

Climate change will boost risk of extreme flooding in northern Europe Climate change will increase the risk of heavy rainfall and storm surges combining to cause extreme flooding around the UK, Germany and other parts of northern Europe...
18:01, 09/18/2019

People like the idea of a carbon tax - if the money is put to good use Survey of people in the US suggests the public will support carbon taxes high enough to produce big emissions cuts - if they approve of how the revenue is used...
18:01, 09/18/2019

Japanese parent company pulls plug on Albemarle & Bond over Brexit Daikokuya Holdings seeks buyer after branches of UK pawnbrokers were shuttered last week The Japanese company behind the pawnbroker Albemarle & Bond pulled the plug on the business amid concern that its losses would increase after Brexit, it has emer...
18:00, 09/18/2019

China to auction 10,000 tonnes of pork from state reserves Release of food staple comes amid soaring prices and African swine flu epidemicChina will auction 10,000 tonnes of pork from its state reserves as surging prices threaten to mar an important political holiday.The sale on Thursday will be limited to 3...
18:00, 09/18/2019

San Francisco airport runway to reopen ahead of schedule. Find out how soon Travelers passing through San Francisco International Airport (SFO) won't have to worry about the airport's runway closure for too much longer.       ...
18:00, 09/18/2019

Washington Monument back to elevating tourists over D.C. Closed for 3-years to repair and update the elevator and adding a security facility, The Washington Monument opens for tourists on Sept. 19, 2019.       ...
18:00, 09/18/2019

Great weekend trips on the East Coast this fall Looking for a weekend getaway this fall? 24/7 Wall Street put together the following list of nearly 30 East Coast destinations for fun before winter.       ...
18:00, 09/18/2019

Bride-to-be turned Bahamas bachelorette party into a mission trip after Hurricane Dorian Rikki Kahley arrived at the Atlanta airport with nine women and 40 extra suitcases in tow. They were leaving for her bachelorette weekend.       ...
18:00, 09/18/2019

Possible terror ties in American Airlines sabotage case? Prosecutor says yes Prosecutors say the American Airlines mechanic has made concerning statements and has a brother who may be tied to the Islamic State extremist group.       ...
18:00, 09/18/2019

Cities: a 'cause of and solution to' climate change Cities around the world are the “main cause of climate change” but can also offer a part of the solution to reducing the harmful greenhouses gases that are causing global temperatures to rise according to UN-Habitat Executive Director Maimunah Mohd S...
18:00, 09/18/2019

New UN report launched to help ratchet up action to combat climate crisis Ahead of global leaders’ arrival in New York for the Climate Action Summit on 23 September, the United Nations deputy chief has launched a comprehensive report on how the world can take swift and meaningful action to slow down climate change....
18:00, 09/18/2019

Former UAW President Was Raided By Feds At Gunpoint: Report American auto workers deserve better than the senior leadership of the United Auto Workers, several of whom have been the subject of a years-long corruption probe that has led to arrests and prison time. Those indictments keep racking up even as memb...
18:00, 09/18/2019

Petersen Automotive Museum To Honor Life Of Jessi Combs With Multiple-Day Exhibit Next Week The Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles announced Tuesday that it will open a temporary exhibit this Sunday honoring the life of Jessi Combs, who died in August while attempting to beat her own land-speed record. The exhibit, “Jessi Combs: Li...
18:00, 09/18/2019

More Stickers, Thanks Today, Fiat debuted a resounding update of the 124 Abarth (already a good car) consisting of... absolutely no mechanical changes. Just some new decals. And you know what? I have no problem with this. Decals? Stickers? That’s the good stuff....
18:00, 09/18/2019

The 2020 Toyota Camry TRD And Avalon TRD Are How Sedans Fight To Stay Relevant The 2020 Toyota Camry TRD and its larger Avalon TRD sibling are the natural next evolutions of the company’s sneaky push to inject more energy into its historically dull sedan lineup. It’s working, kind of....
18:00, 09/18/2019

This Is What It's Like To Drive A Mercedes S600 With An F1 Exhaust Unlike other shops who might send build updates, Sasaki-san simply set to work and finished the job. There was no unnecessary correspondence; he didn’t do anything beyond what was asked of him. We had no idea if the exhaust would sound the same as th...
18:00, 09/18/2019

Ford's Kind Of Made 'Raptor Lite' Versions Of F-150 And Ranger With New Factory Upgrades Ford is going to sell suspension upgrades for the Ranger and F-150 pickup trucks that are slightly more robust than the existing FX4 off-road trim, but well shy of the extreme Raptor on cost and capability. It’s actually a pretty interesting developm...
18:00, 09/18/2019

Mitsubishi Has Another Weird Hybrid SUV Concept On The Way Mitsubishi might be on the small side when it comes to automakers as a whole, but it dreams big—well, maybe “big” isn’t the word. Its dreams are weird, and in a world that often needs more weird, maybe that is a big deal. The newest iteration of tha...
18:00, 09/18/2019

Crafty Teens Charged With Taking $640,000 Worth Of New GM Trucks, Attempting To Steal ATM Teens! They are amazing and also terrifying. These days some of them are getting addicted to flavored e-cigarettes; others are out there trying to kick climate change’s ass. Yet others still are getting into typical teen mischief, and if this Michiga...
18:00, 09/18/2019

Running Out Of Fuel Can Damage Your Engine We all know that running your car out of fuel is a bad thing for obvious reasons like the fact that it can leave you stranded. There’s also a good chance you’ve also heard that running on empty can cause damage to your car. But what actually happens?...
18:00, 09/18/2019

The Fiat Panda Trussardi Is A City Car For The End Times Most of us assume the end times are coming eventually, probably sooner than later at this rate. All of that considered, it might be time to consider what your vehicle lineup will be when the time comes—an armored SUV, perhaps, for the gloomier days, ...
18:00, 09/18/2019

The 2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid Is The Shape Of Things To Come The 2020 Honda CR-V will have hybrid as an option, the company’s first electrified SUV of any sort in the U.S. This is just the beginning....
18:00, 09/18/2019

The FIA WEC Is About To Get A Big Dose Of Beautiful Race Car Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus is back at it again. This time the team has a plan to build this gorgeous race car—dubbed SCG007—to tackle the 2020/2021 FIA WEC season. It will compete in the “Hypercar” class against entries from Toyota, Aston Martin, a...
18:00, 09/18/2019

Comment Of The Day: What Malibu Hybrid? Edition I really like the Chevrolet Malibu. It’s a competent commuter sedan in a world suffering from SUV-itis. And like Patrick, I was totally and completely unaware that Chevy had been building a hybrid version that was capable of 49 damn miles per gallon ...
18:00, 09/18/2019

Jennifer Aniston was told to lose 30 pounds early in her career, book claims Before landing her role on "Friends" and becoming the A-list star she is today, Jennifer Aniston was among the many actresses trying their best to make it in unforgiving Hollywood, according to a new book. ...
17:33, 09/18/2019

UN summits to urge ‘ambition and action’ on climate change, sustainable development: Guterres There are five key United Nations summits taking place next week to spur action on the climate crisis and other global concerns, which will showcase the UN as a “driver for meaningful, positive change”, according to the man at the helm of the Organiz...
17:33, 09/18/2019

White House to Pull Nomination of FEMA Pick Amid Claims of Barroom Altercation The F.B.I. determined that the allegations were unsubstantiated, but the White House is expected to nominate the acting administrator of FEMA, Peter T. Gaynor, to lead the agency instead....
17:32, 09/18/2019

Robert O’Brien ‘Looks the Part,’ but Has Spent Little Time Playing It Mr. O’Brien, President Trump’s new national security adviser, is said to bring milder views and a sunnier personality to the job than John R. Bolton....
17:32, 09/18/2019

Trump Weighs Retaliation Against Iran and Names National Security Adviser To help sort through the options — including sanctions and the deployment of more American forces — the president chose Robert C. O’Brien, the State Department’s chief hostage negotiator....
17:32, 09/18/2019

The US Navy just confirmed these UFO videos are the real deal The US Navy has finally acknowledged footage purported to show UFOs hurtling through the air. And while officials said they don't know what the objects are, they're not indulging any hints either....
17:32, 09/18/2019

CNN announces details for LGBTQ town hall Nine Democratic presidential candidates have accepted the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's invitation to participate in a CNN town hall next month focused on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer issues. HRC is billing the October 10 town h...
17:32, 09/18/2019

Immigration court backlog exceeds 1 million cases, data group says The immigration court backlog now exceeds 1 million cases, according to Syracuse University's Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse, which tracks immigration court data....
17:32, 09/18/2019

How to create a data backup plan using AWS Backup Secure backup of vital data is a necessity in business. With cloud computing services like AWS Backup, businesses can contract for fast, reliable backup services on an as-needed basis....
17:32, 09/18/2019

Fantasy Football Week 3 Start 'Em & Sit 'Em: Mark Ingram ready for marquee matchup You want as much exposure to this week's Ravens-Chiefs game as possible, and that's where Jamey Eisenberg is focusing for Week 3's Start 'Em & Sit 'Em....
17:32, 09/18/2019

What does it mean when you wake up with a racing heart? Waking up with a racing heart can be worrying, but it is not usually a cause for concern. Learn about the possible causes, as well as when to see a doctor, here....
17:32, 09/18/2019

Weak ejaculation: What does it mean? Weak ejaculation is where the force or amount of a person’s ejaculation is less than usual. Read on to find out the causes, symptoms, and how people treat weak ejaculation....
17:32, 09/18/2019

¿Son normales los coágulos sanguíneos durante el ciclo menstrual? Tener coágulos sanguíneos durante el ciclo menstrual es normal. Suelen indicar un flujo abundante. Si los coágulos son muy grandes o muy frecuentes, las personas deberían consultar con un médico. En este artículo, veremos las causas de los coágulos n...
17:32, 09/18/2019

Human bodies can move on their own after death, study finds Dead bodies move on their own after death — likely due to processes of decomposition, researchers suspect, pointing to implications for forensic science....
17:32, 09/18/2019

The importance of 'sport-related hobbies' for middle aged women Research in postmenopausal women finds that leisure time physical activity improves blood lipid profile, which is an indicator of cardiovascular health....
17:32, 09/18/2019

Rare sightings suggest mountain gorillas may delight in water play Some rare sightings of mountain gorillas splashing in water on their own suggest that our cousin primates play not just to learn skills but to have fun....
17:32, 09/18/2019

New prostate cancer blood test could reduce biopsies Testing for circulating tumor cells in the blood alongside PSA can increase accuracy of prostate cancer diagnosis to more than 90%, new study reveals....
17:32, 09/18/2019

What is the ideal heart rate when running? Keeping track of heart rate while running can help people maximize their fitness or weight loss goals. Learn about heart rate zones, safe levels, and how to measure heart rate here....
17:32, 09/18/2019

What to know about hyperinsulinemia Hyperinsulinemia is when the body contains too much insulin. It can link to insulin resistance and diabetes. Learn about its symptoms, causes, and related conditions, here....
17:32, 09/18/2019

What are the best essential oils for sore muscles? Essential oils that can help with sore muscles include eucalyptus, lavender, and ginger. Learn more about the best essential oils for sore muscles here....
17:32, 09/18/2019

Salesforce improves CRM searches with Einstein Search Providing a strong enterprise search experience is challenging for a variety of reasons, but Salesforce says its new search bar will help users be more productive....
17:00, 09/18/2019

Apple TV Plus will be bigger than Netflix, if Apple does a billion things just right Thanks to Apple's year-long free trial program, Apple TV Plus has the potential for incredible reach. But can Apple sustain that reach after the year is up? Here's what Apple might be thinking....
17:00, 09/18/2019

AMD has another monster 64-core Rome chip, but the big business is in smaller machines AMD on Wednesday unveiled yet another monster 64-core part, but it's in the smaller-scale machines that it hopes to sell in high volume and take share from Intel....
17:00, 09/18/2019

Is the world ready for cross-platform quantum programming? Harvard's Prineha Narang and colleagues hit upon a neat way to compile programs to emerging "noisy" quantum systems, and now they've commercialized the work in a startup Aliro. The company tells ZDNet that the business world is chomping at the bit to...
17:00, 09/18/2019

Huawei eyes AI prowess, invests in compute power Chinese tech giant unveils ambitious plans to build the architectures needed to meet growing demand for more compute power and artificial intelligence, pledging to do so on an "open" ecosystem"....
17:00, 09/18/2019

Getting a new iPhone 11 on Friday? Here's how to ensure a smooth upgrade Getting a new iPhone 11 this Friday? Here's what you need to do to make the switch as painless as possible, whether you use the iPhone for business or leisure....
17:00, 09/18/2019

Kubernetes’ next step could be to try orchestrating everything else Custom Resource Definitions sounds not only innocuous but like something a dungeon master brings to a role-playing party. But if CRD can cast a spell on the data center, virtual machines, big data, machine learning, may soon find themselves bowing be...
17:00, 09/18/2019

Shark Tank's Daymond John reveals 3 strategies for running a recession-proof business Shark Tank's Daymond John reveals 3 tips for running a recession-proof small business. He says make sure to have cash on hand to cover three to six months of expenses, build buzz in your local market and invest in new talent....
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Iran's Rouhani blames US, Saudi for conflict in region President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday Iran did not want conflict in the region while Defence Minister Amir Hatami said Tehran had no involvement in the attacks on Saudi Arabia's Aramco oil installations, media said....
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US citizens warned over traveling to Saudi Arabia The U.S. State Department called on American citizens to "exercise increased caution" while traveling to Saudi Arabia, a travel advisory posted on its website said on Wednesday....
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South African firms' foreign operations could be at risk after xenophobic attacks A number of Nigerian-owned businesses and properties were targeted during the attacks, leading Lagos to repatriate hundreds of its citizens back to Nigeria last week....
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Trump is better off never cutting a trade deal with China, CME Group chief economist says President Donald Trump would be better off not cutting a trade deal with China as it could backfire on him ahead of the 2020 U.S. election, according to the chief economist at the CME Group....
17:00, 09/18/2019

Yemen's Houthis threaten to attack targets in the United Arab Emirates Yemen's Houthi group, which claims it was behind the weekend attack on Saudi oil facilities, said on Wednesday it has dozens of sites located in the United Arab Emirates listed as possible targets for attacks....
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Israeli politics deadlocked after second election: What now? After failing to secure a clear election victory for the second time this year, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu must likely wait weeks to learn if he can stay in office, or whether he must step aside....
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Asia stocks set to trade mixed as Fed cuts rate; Bank of Japan rate decision ahead The U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday cut its overnight rate by 25 basis points to a range of 1.75% to 2%, a move that was widely expected. The central bank, however, appeared divided on further action for the year....
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Murder of lawyer in gangster case shocks the Netherlands Derk Wiersum, 44, was gunned down in an Amsterdam street in broad daylightThe murder of a lawyer for a key witness in a major Dutch organised crime trial has sparked outrage and calls for a tougher crackdown on violent underworld gangs.Derk Wiersum, ...
17:00, 09/18/2019

California family find mountain lion lounging in their bathroom The big cat wandered into the home in the Sierra Nevada foothills and took refuge in the bathroom before being coaxed outIn the photo, the lounging mountain lion looks almost shocked, as if caught mid-exclamation while yelling, “Get out!” Given the s...
17:00, 09/18/2019

Sandy Hook group releases 'hard to watch' school shooting awareness video Mark Barden, the co-founder of Sandy Hook Promise, hopes the PSA will inspire people to take actionSandy Hook Promise, the group founded after 20 first graders and six adults were murdered in Newtown, Connecticut, released a video on Wednesday that b...
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'Wake up and face facts' – Greta Thunberg pleads with politicians to lead fight against climate crisis – live The Swedish teen activist made clear her disapproval of Trump leaving the Paris climate agreementThe Guardian is joining forces with more than 250 news outlets to strengthen coverage of the climate crisis ahead of the UN summit. Read more about Cover...
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Brian Mulroney opens university institute in N.S. that bears his name The $60-million Brian Mulroney Institute of Government, housed in a new 75,000-square-foot building called Mulroney Hall, will offer what it says will be Canada's only public policy program for undergraduates....
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Fake news section of Elections Act faces Charter challenge A Calgary-based legal foundation is asking an Ontario court to strike down new sections of the Elections Act that forbid making certain false statements during a campaign....
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Teachers removing religious symbols proves Bill 21 is a ‘good law’: education minister Quebec's education minister says the fact that at least three teachers have agreed to remove their religious symbols at work is proof that his religious neutrality law is "a good law."...
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Nielsen Takes Minority Stake in Brand-Safety Firm OpenSlate Executives declined to disclose the size of Nielsen’s investment in OpenSlate. The deal values OpenSlate at more than $100 million, according to a person familiar with the matter....
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California Enacts Law to Classify Some Gig Workers as Employees California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed legislation intended to classify some independent contractors as employees eligible for legal protections as companies including Uber and Lyft ramp up their resistance to the change....
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Facebook Jumps on the Streaming Bandwagon With New Portal Device Facebook is getting into the streaming game, launching a new set-top version of its Portal device that adds to the company’s bet that the future of smart homes will be social....
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Huawei Suspended From International Cybersecurity Forum After U.S. Ban Huawei Technologies has been suspended from membership in a global trade group of companies, governments and experts set up to tackle computer security breaches....
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Saudi Arabia Says Iranian Missiles and Drones Hit Oil Facilities (RIYADH, Saudi Arabia) — Saudi Arabia alleged Wednesday that Iranian cruise missiles and drones attacked the heart of the kingdom’s oil industry, showing journalists the remains of the weapons while stopping short of directly accusing Ira...
16:32, 09/18/2019

Graeme Gibson, Canadian Author and Margaret Atwood’s Longtime Partner, Dies at 85 Graeme Gibson, the Canadian author of books including Five Legs and Perpetual Motion and longtime partner of author Margaret Atwood, has died. He was 85. His publisher, Penguin Random House, announced his death in a press release Wednesday. Atwood sa...
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Israel’s Election Has Ended in Deadlock. Here’s What Could Happen Next Israel’s second election in fewer than six months has ended in political deadlock, leaving Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu facing an uncertain future and paving the way for protracted coalition negotiations. As the official count filtered in ...
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Canadian Teenager Diagnosed With ‘Severe Respiratory Illness’ Linked to Vaping A Canadian teenager has been diagnosed with “severe respiratory illness” linked to use of vaping products, health officials in Ontario, Canada, confirmed Wednesday. “As far as we are aware this is the first case of vaping related il...
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Obama says presidents shouldn't watch TV and should stay off social media President Barack Obama spoke at an event in San Francisco on Wednesday hosted by software company Splunk and addressed how tech can help solve problems....
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U.S. Dollar: Why Bulls May Soon Get Disappointed As early as Q1 2018, Elliott wave patterns in price charts of the U.S. Dollar Index told us to expect stronger dollar. Now, the waves are telling us to expect a major shift. See why in this video by our Chief Currency Strategist -- and be sure to joi...
16:32, 09/18/2019

Trump Others ‘the Hispanics’ During Appeal for Latinx Support at New Mexico Rally Never one to say die, Donald Trump was out on the campaign trail, presiding over a rally in New Mexico, in a bid to win over a state he lost by 8 points to Hillary Clinton in 2016 while also making an appeal to “the Hispanics.”...
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Texas Teacher Who Asked Trump to Deport ‘Illegal Students’ at Her School Gets Fired When someone is a complete and total jerk for no reason, we as a collective love to see them get what is coming to them. Don’t bother denying it; there is a (not so) secret satisfaction in watching a deserving jackass get their comeuppance....
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As School Shootings Continue to Terrorize the Nation, a Fashion Label Callously Capitalizes on Tragedy To date, there have been 22 school shootings in the United States in 2019, with 2018 the deadliest on record for school shootings—94 incidences of school gun violence were reported (h/t Vox). In fact, according to the Washington Post, more than 228,0...
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Wealthy Democratic Donor Ed Buck Finally Arrested After Third Man ODs in His Home If you were participating in the betting pool on what it takes for a rich white man to face justice in America, I’m sorry if you put your money on a single dead body or even two dead black men. As it turns out, three black men must overdose at a weal...
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Can't Nobody Sang Like Eddie King, Jr.—Except Tekashi 6ix9ine I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings took on new meaning yesterday when Daniel Hernandez—formally known as professional irritant Tekashi 6ix9ine—testified in the racketeering case against Anthony “Harv” Ellison and Aljermiah “Nuke” Mack, his one-time alli...
16:32, 09/18/2019

Sashay, Beauté: RuPaul Teams Up With Makeup Maven Mally Roncal for a New Beauty Collab The icon who brought drag mainstream is now giving us a bit of the magic to bring home. Twenty-five years after he launched the philanthropic Viva Glam collection with MAC, RuPaul is once again lending his glamour to a beauty brand; this time with fr...
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Report Finds Media More Likely to Cite Video Games as Factor in Shootings When Suspect Is White Researchers have long discredited the link between video games and gun violence—more specifically, mass shootings. But not only is the narrative false, like many other facets of American life, it’s also touched by race....
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Meet the New Head of Planned Parenthood: Alexis McGill Johnson Is a Seasoned Soldier in the War for Women’s Reproductive Health It was mid-August, and just weeks into her new job as acting president/CEO of the Planned Parenthood Federation of American and the Planned Parenthood Action Fund, Alexis McGill Johnson was out front, defending the organization from attack....
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The Best Suede Sneakers In Your Price Range Do you remember that scene in The Devil Wears Prada when Miranda Priestley looks at two nearly identical turquoise belts and the assistant holding them murmurs, “I know, they’re so different,” only for Andy to laugh and that sets off the whole monolo...
16:32, 09/18/2019

Pittsburgh Is the Worst City in America for Black People. Here's How It Can Get Better If you need an example of the level of danger Pittsburgh’s black population faces for just living in the city, drive down Centre Avenue, go through the Hill District and then North Oakland, and then stop once you find yourself in front of UPMC Shadys...
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The Trump Administration Proposes Immigrants Pay $1,000 Fee to Appeal Deportations The Trump Administration has made it its mission to ruin the lives of immigrants, and their latest ploy might be one of their most nefarious yet....
16:32, 09/18/2019

The Boondocks Will Be Streaming Its Snark on HBO Max, All Original Episodes and 2 New Seasons Coming Fall 2020 Excuse me. Everyone, I have a brief announcement to make. Jesus was black, Ronald Reagan was the devil, and the government is lying about 9/11. Thank you for your time and goodnight. —Huey Freeman...
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Wet Weather Is No Match For Allbirds' New Water-Resistant Sneakers Stormy days ruin a lot of outdoor activities, but now, wearing Allbirds isn’t one of them! The maker of the most comfortable wool shoe is revamping their original sneaker with the men’s and women’s Mizzle Collection, made to withstand misty drizzles ...
16:32, 09/18/2019

Capitals center Lars Eller day-to-day with upper-body injury, scratched from preseason game “It’s preseason, so we’ll have him play hopefully next game and do the right thing,” Coach Todd Reirden said. “We’re not going to play a player who’s not 100 percent in a preseason game.”...
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Redskins send Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie to injured reserve, sign Noah Spence Washington now has 10 players on IR, and major injury issues in its defensive backfield. Spence, an edge rusher, will be called upon to help improve the team's pass rush....
16:32, 09/18/2019

Referee who told wrestler to cut dreadlocks before match is suspended two years The viral incident from last December, in which Alan Maloney gave Andrew Johnson the option of cutting his dreadlocks or forfeiting, caused widespread outrage....
16:32, 09/18/2019

College football is better with Les Miles coaching. He could be ... running for president? The always entertaining ‘Hat’ is fresh off his first big win at downtrodden Kansas after a time away from coaching in which he did some acting and considered entering politics....
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Ben Olsen’s choice: Wayne Rooney or Ola Kamara The coach prefers to start one striker but will have two proven scorers when both are healthy. It’s Rooney’s job to lose, though he has gone two months and five matches without a goal....
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Ereck Flowers knows he has a long way to go, but with Redskins, he’s enjoying football again The Redskins' left guard, who was a frequent target of criticism during failed stints with the Giants and Jaguars, has been solid through two games with Washington....
16:32, 09/18/2019

Google, Facebook Cozy Up to Publishers as Regulators Circle Tech giants are making concessions long sought by news publishers whose business has been hurt by the platforms’ dominance, moves some see as an effort to pre-empt potential regulatory backlash....
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Apple Communications Chief to Leave Company Apple said its head of communications is leaving the company, the latest of several senior executive departures this year as the tech giant reorients its business amid flagging iPhone sales....
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Zuckerberg Heads to Capitol Hill to Push His Version of Web Regulation Facebook Inc. CEO Mark Zuckerberg will pitch to lawmakers his moderate vision for internet regulation and seeking to placate lawmakers who are weighing tougher moves....
16:32, 09/18/2019

Among Today's Most Prized Leadership Qualities: Playing Nicely Getting along well with your peers counts for a lot when you vie for the same plum promotion. Your management career may benefit even if you lose the race. Yet it can be hard to cooperate and compete at the same time....
16:32, 09/18/2019

U.S. Housing Starts Rose Significantly in August Home building in the U.S. increased in August to the highest level since June 2007, a positive note for the housing industry in a year marked by lagging home sales and sluggish single-family construction....
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Mortgage Rates Decline Ahead of Fed Meeting Consumers’ borrowing costs have drifted lower since the Federal Reserve cut interest rates in July, fueling a wave of mortgage refinancing and helping to support household spending despite deepening economic uncertainty....
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Fed Sees Three Dissents at Meeting for First Time Since 2016 Three Federal Reserve officials voted against the central bank’s decision to cut interest rates by a quarter percentage point, the largest number of formal dissents since Jerome Powell became chairman....
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Fed Cuts Rates By Quarter Point, But Faces Growing Split The Federal Reserve cut its short-term benchmark rate by a quarter point to cushion the U.S. economy against global economic headwinds. Officials left the door open for more but were split over the outlook for further reductions....
16:32, 09/18/2019

Missing Paychecks Leave Small Firms Scrambling The FBI is investigating a payroll processor after about $30 million destined for paychecks and related tax payments went missing this month. Roughly 8,000 employees and nearly 400 companies have been affected....
16:32, 09/18/2019

'This Is Not the Way Everybody Behaves.' How Adam Neumann's Over-the-Top Style Built WeWork. His entrepreneurial vision and risk-taking, plus tequila and marijuana, helped fuel We Co.’s breakneck growth. Those qualities are piling up as potential liabilities as the company prepares to go public....
16:32, 09/18/2019

GM Workers---Some With No Strike Experience---Gird for Longer Walkout The first strike called by the United Auto Workers against General Motors Co. in more than a decade lasted a third day, and many on the picket line Wednesday—including some hired since the last stoppage—said they are prepared to stay away longer....
16:32, 09/18/2019

Comcast Cuts Price of Its Streaming Hardware From $5 a Month to $0 Comcast is making its streaming device available free of charge to its internet-only customers, in an effort to capitalize on its expanding broadband customer base as the battle for streaming customers ramps up....
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AT&T Considering Split With DirecTV AT&T is exploring parting with its DirecTV unit, people familiar with the matter said, a move that would mark a mark a sharp course correction in strategy for the phone giant....
16:32, 09/18/2019

Zinedine Zidane's Real Madrid Are Already Teetering On The Brink Zinedine Zidane must have known this time would be harder. The once-former, now-current Real Madrid manager stepped away from the club after winning the 2018 Champions League final—his and the club’s third in a row, and the team’s fourth in five year...
16:32, 09/18/2019

Malcolm Gladwell Goes On Bill Simmons's Podcast To Dust Off The Oldest, Dumbest Defense Of Joe Paterno There’s no good reason to consider Malcolm Gladwell a serious writer or thinker anymore, thanks in large part to the things Gladwell continues to write and think. Despite this, he was allowed to write a new book—if you want to know more about it, I s...
16:32, 09/18/2019

The Deadspin Idiots Identify Yogurt About a week ago, Hamilton invited me to take part in a “yogurt-tasting” video in what I assumed to be a feeble attempt to expand his brand as a guy who consumes and blogs about yogurt. He said it was an “honor” to participate, which was a lie: If yo...
16:32, 09/18/2019

Kobe Bryant Clarifies Rob Pelinka's Story About Meeting With Heath Ledger, Who Had Already Died An ESPN article published this past May recounted a strange story: Lakers GM Rob Pelinka bizarrely claimed that Kobe Bryant was inspired by the depiction of the Joker in The Dark Knight, sought out and enjoyed dinner with Heath Ledger (who was dead),...
16:32, 09/18/2019

Show Us Your Best Sam Darnold Memes, Using This Generator Our old pal Tim Burke went and made a generator for that wonderfully incongruent graphic of Jets quarterback Sam Darnold that aired this week during ESPN’s Monday Night Football. Try it for yourself!...
16:32, 09/18/2019

Another Dead Horse At Santa Anita A 4-year-old gelding was euthanized at Santa Anita after breaking its pelvis during training, according to a statement released by the track’s owner, the Stronach Group. The horse, named Zeke, pulled up on the training track on Monday and was put dow...
16:32, 09/18/2019

Felipe Vázquez Charged With Statutory Sexual Assault Of 13-Year-Old Hours after Pirates closer Felipe Vázquez was arrested yesterday in Pittsburgh on behalf of Lee County (Florida) authorities for a pair of child solicitation charges, he was also charged in Pennsylvania’s Westmoreland County with a slew of felonies t...
16:32, 09/18/2019

Local Columnist Woefully Out Of His Element One possible explanation for the existence of this Albany (Georgia) Herald column, in which Carlton Fletcher fields all the questions a “female person” might have watching her first baseball game, could be that it was accidentally sucked through a wo...
16:32, 09/18/2019

Best Sports To Read To, Ranked The thing about reading a book is that it is absolutely, undeniably a sport. Not only does reading a book require endurance, concentration, and a good amount of practice, it is also occasionally competitive. For sure, working so hard to get AR points...
16:32, 09/18/2019

UFC Fighter Says He Didn't Lose Fight Because He Tired Himself Out Doing Unnecessary Backflips Top-level MMA can be an extremely technical sport, with fighters adjusting to their opponents’ habits every minute and doing their best to pick up on the smallest quirks in timing and technique. That said, it can also be a hilarious dumb-guy ballet, ...
16:32, 09/18/2019

A List of Headlines We Really Didn't Want to Use Regarding the Explosion at the Semen Factory A cattle breeding facility in Australia has experienced an unspeakable tragedy: a massive explosion that resulted in the loss of over 100 vials of bull semen. As Newsweek reports, the fire took over two hours to extinguish in full, and the firefighte...
16:32, 09/18/2019

Distant asteroid calamity shaped life on Earth 466 million years ago The cataclysmic asteroid impact off Mexico's coast that doomed the dinosaurs 66 million years ago was not the only time an astronomical event shaped the history of life on Earth....
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U.S. builds alliances in 'wild, wild west' of space: general The new U.S. Space Command is working with allies in the “wild, wild west” of space and will harden future satellite networks against attacks, the unit’s top general said, as the Trump administration reorganizes its military space bureaucracy....
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Advanced hackers are infecting IT providers in hopes of hitting their customers (credit: Pixabay) A previously undocumented attack group with advanced hacking skills has compromised 11 IT service providers, most likely with the end goal of gaining access to their customers' networks, researchers from security firm Symantec sai...
16:00, 09/18/2019

More evidence points to Iranian cruise missiles, drones in attack on Saudi oilfield Drone wreck and cruise missile wreckage from the attack on the Aramco Abqaiq oil refinery is displayed during a Saudi Arabian Ministry of Defense news conference in Riyadh on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019. [credit: ...
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Scientists release sterile mosquitoes in Burkina to fight malaria Scientists in Burkina Faso have deployed a new weapon in the fight against malaria, and waded into a thorny bioethics debate, by letting loose thousands of genetically sterilized mosquitoes....
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Roche bid to recycle Gazyva for lupus nephritis wins FDA breakthrough tag Roche has won the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's breakthrough therapy tag for its drug Gazyva in lupus nephritis, the Swiss drugmaker said on Wednesday, boosting its efforts to recycle the 2013-approved lymphoma medicine for new indications....
16:00, 09/18/2019

Thailand culls 200 pigs amid heightened fears over African swine fever Thailand has culled more than 200 pigs this week, authorities said on Tuesday, in the first such action amid heightened fears of a potential outbreak of African swine fever....
16:00, 09/18/2019

Zimbabwe doctors say receiving death threats over strike Striking Zimbabwean doctors said on Wednesday they were being threatened with death and suspected state security agents were pressuring them after police blocked their second protest march over the disappearance of their union leader....
16:00, 09/18/2019

Baby gut study finds bacteria different after C-section births A huge study of babies' stool samples has found key differences between infants born vaginally and via Caesarean section, offering clues about the development of the human immune system, researchers said on Wednesday....
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Tanzania tells WHO it has no Ebola cases - statement Tanzania has formally told the World Health Organization (WHO) that it has no cases of Ebola after a woman died there earlier this month from an unknown illness following Ebola-like symptoms, the organization said on Wednesday....
16:00, 09/18/2019

Factbox: India becomes latest country to ban sale of e-cigarettes India became the latest country after Brazil and Thailand to ban the sale of e-cigarettes in what could potentially be the biggest move against vaping globally over growing health concerns....
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Vegetarians have higher risk for stroke, lower heart disease risk (Reuters Health) - People who follow vegetarian or vegan diets may have lower odds for heart disease but higher chances of having a stroke, compared to meat eaters, a large UK study suggests....
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Childhood behavior problems linked to insomnia in adulthood (Reuters Health) - Treating kids' behavior problems might have the additional benefit of reducing their risk of insomnia as adults, a recent study suggests....
16:00, 09/18/2019

India bans e-cigarettes as global backlash at vaping gathers pace India banned the sale of electronic cigarettes on Wednesday and warned of an "epidemic" among young people, in the latest and potentially biggest move globally against vaping over growing health concerns....
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One pill with four drugs may lower heart risks in poor population A single daily pill containing low doses of common medications might provide a simple, inexpensive way to reduce risks for heart attacks and stroke in underprivileged communities, researchers say....
16:00, 09/18/2019

GSK's over-the-counter nicotine oral spray gets FDA panel backing An independent expert panel to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday recommended approval of GlaxoSmithKline Plc's over-the-counter nicotine oral spray that aims to help smokers quit their addiction....
16:00, 09/18/2019

Survey logs big one-year jump in nicotine vaping among 8th-graders The rate of nicotine vaping among 8th-graders in the U.S. nearly doubled in the past year and the rate among 12th-graders jumped by 22%, according to a new survey released Wednesday...
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Rise in crime tied to rising blood pressure (Reuters Health) - People living in communities with rising crime rates may be more likely than those in safer neighborhoods to develop high blood pressure, a new study suggests....
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Entering the era of intelligent payments Automation and artificial intelligence are transforming the payments industry into one of the most dynamic sectors of transaction banking. But there are still many teething problems in an industry that has been catapulted onto centre stage....
16:00, 09/18/2019

How MAS propelled Singapore to the top of the class Singapore’s emergence as a global financial hub is no accident, and has not happened overnight. The key, according to Ravi Menon – the managing director of financial regulator the Monetary Authority of Singapore – is to plan well, act decisively and,...
16:00, 09/18/2019

Golden State Warriors unveil six new jerseys for 2019-20 season The Golden State Warriors unveiled six jersey designs for the 2019-20 NBA season, the team's inaugural campaign at the Chase Center in San Francisco....
16:00, 09/18/2019

Hudson, Kendrick lead Nationals over Cardinals Pitcher Daniel Hudson recorded a six-out save and Howie Kendrick went 3 for 4 with a homer in a Washington Nationals win against the St. Louis Cardinals....
16:00, 09/18/2019

Watch: Alex Bregman, Yordan Alvarez hit back-to-back homers in Astros' 99th win Alex Bregman and Yordan Alvarez hit back-to-back home runs in the sixth inning of a win against the Texas Rangers, helping the Houston Astros clinch their 99th victory of 2019....
16:00, 09/18/2019

Watch: Giants' Mike Yastrzemski homers in front of legendary grandpa at Fenway Park San Francisco Giants outfielder Mike Yastrzemski's 20th home run of the season was a special one, coming in front of his legendary grandfather, Carl Yastrzemski, in a win against the Boston Red Sox Tuesday night....
16:00, 09/18/2019

Panthers QB Cam Newton 'low' after re-aggravating foot injury Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera said starting quarterback Cam Newton was feeling "low" after re-aggravating a foot injury during a Week 2 loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers....
16:00, 09/18/2019

Judge dismisses ex-coach's lawsuit against tennis star Naomi Osaka A Florida judge dismissed a youth coach's lawsuit against women's tennis star Naomi Osaka, saying the coach has no right to any of her career earnings....
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Tom Brady on Antonio Brown playing: 'I don't make those decisions' New England Patriots star Tom Brady said he doesn't make the decisions about suspending players when asked about Antonio Brown being allowed to play in a Week 2 win over the Miami Dolphins....
16:00, 09/18/2019

See All of the Fierce and Fabulous Pics From Rihanna's Savage x Fenty Show Say goodbye to that FOMO. If you weren't one of the lucky guests to attend Rihanna's highly-anticipated Savage X Fenty show during New York Fashion Week, fret not. Photos from the......
16:00, 09/18/2019

‘Welcome back’ - a reporter’s fraught re-entry to Zimbabwe After 16 years in journalistic exile, Andrew Meldrum returns to Zimbabwe, where he worked as a reporter for 23 years until being expelled by Robert Mugabe’s government. This time he was covering the former leader’s legacy of corruption and abuse....
16:00, 09/18/2019

Milan: Less is more at Prada, Arbesser keeps it personal Already essential, Muccia Prada is trying a less-is-more aesthetic, in support of a sustainable agenda, on the first day of Milan Fashion Week runway looks for next spring and summer...
16:00, 09/18/2019

AP Interview: Nicaragua opposition leader sees long road AP Interview: Nicaraguan opposition leader Félix Maradiaga says after returning from 14 months in exile that he will not leave again, even though he believes President Daniel Ortega has imposed what he calls a “peace of the graveyard.”...
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In coup for Modi, Trump will join Indian prime minister at U.S. rally The gathering scheduled for Sunday in Houston will mark the first time that a U.S. president and Indian prime minister have addressed such an event together....
16:00, 09/18/2019

Running against Trump can be good politics in Canada Polls show President Trump is deeply unpopular among Canadians. But spending too much time criticizing him could backfire as cheap politicking at the expense of more substantive campaigning. And the eventual winner will have to work with him....
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Michigan bans flavored e-cigarettes day after New York LANSING, Mich. — Michigan banned the sale of flavored e-cigarettes on Wednesday, the latest state to act following hundreds of serious breathing issues in people using vaping devices that prompted a federal investigation. The Michigan Department of H...
16:00, 09/18/2019

Woman dying of cervical cancer at 25: ‘Pap smear could have saved me’ Her youth has cut her life short. After experiencing constant, severe bleeding and back pain, Paige Hart, 25, was diagnosed in November with cervical cancer. Following chemotherapy, she was told she was cured, but then the pain returned, and doctors ...
16:00, 09/18/2019

NASA manager casts doubt on 2024 moon landing CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — A top NASA manager cast doubt Wednesday on the space agency’s ability to land astronauts on the moon by 2024. Kenneth Bowersox, acting associate administrator for human exploration and operations, told a Congressional subcommit...
16:00, 09/18/2019

‘Sexy Mr. Rogers’ costume drops just in time for Halloween 2019 Could it be the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse? Or is it sexy retailer Yandy’s 2019 line of Halloween costumes? Either way, we’re all going to hell. This year’s tantalizing cultural interpretations include a sexy version of the oth...
16:00, 09/18/2019

Woman documents 7-year-old cottage cheese in work fridge One woman’s curdled snack has turned into an annual celebration. Julia Giacoboni took to Reddit to share the long, rancid journey of a container of cottage cheese she opened up seven years ago — and has kept in the fridge ever since. On T...
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Nebraska teen starts apartment fire burning ex’s love letters Maybe they met on Tinder. A Nebraska teen used a butane torch to burn love letters from her ex inside her bedroom – sparking an apartment fire Monday, it was reported Wednesday. Ariauna Lillard, 19, was home alone in the apartment at the time of the ...
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Congress threatens to subpoena Juul, saying vaping company isn't cooperating with probe The House subcommittee that oversees consumer product investigations launched its a probe of Juul in June. Subcommittee chairman Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi, D-Ill., said Juul has not fully complied with the panel's request....
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Brazil Police to Announce First Criminal Charges Over Vale Dam Collapse Brazilian police are set to announce the first criminal charges against employees of mining giant Vale and German safety inspector TÜV SÜD over the deadly collapse of a mine-waste dam in January....
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'A Latin American Brother-Country': Venezuelans Seek Refuge in Spain The number of Venezuelans in Spain has nearly doubled to 320,000 in four years, part of a growing exodus as their country slides further into poverty and authoritarian rule under President Nicolás Maduro....
16:00, 09/18/2019

National-Security Worries Threaten Takeover of U.K. Defense Firm The U.K. halted the $5 billion sale of a British defense firm to an American investor pending further government review, a rare move for a country that hasn’t typically intervened in big, cross-border deal making....
16:00, 09/18/2019

Netanyahu Facing Uphill Battle After Israel Vote Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed to press ahead with forming a government a day after he appeared to fall short of a parliamentary majority and a party led by his rival edged ahead in votes....
16:00, 09/18/2019

Trump Steers Clear of War Footing Toward Iran The White House is pushing for an international coalition to exert pressure on Iran through the U.N. as its chief response to the attack on a Saudi oil installation, an approach that reflects President Trump’s aversion to intervention and the limits ...
16:00, 09/18/2019

Brazil Central Bank Cuts Benchmark Rate to Record Low Brazil’s central bank cut its benchmark interest rate as expected, as consumer price increases remain under control amid a yearslong economic slowdown....
16:00, 09/18/2019

Searching for Fall Colors? Let Me Get the Llama for You Many travelers take leisurely drives to admire or post the range of brilliant fall colors on Instagram. But here are five more unusual ways to enjoy leaf-peeping season....
16:00, 09/18/2019

Joe Biden Believes in the Good Will of Republicans. Is That Naïve? As he runs for president, Joseph R. Biden Jr. has trumpeted his ability to work with Republicans, including Mitch McConnell. Others in his party view that as antiquated and unrealistic....
16:00, 09/18/2019

Pentagon Says It Spent $184,000 in 2 Years at Trump’s Scotland Resort The House Oversight and Reform Committee released the figure amid criticism from Democrats about spending taxpayer money at properties owned by the president....
16:00, 09/18/2019

‘E for Effort’: Can Bernie Sanders Pass the South Carolina Test in 2020? The state, where black voters dominate the Democratic electorate, delivered a huge setback to Mr. Sanders in early 2016. He knows things need to be different this time....
16:00, 09/18/2019

A Trump Friend, Under Scrutiny by Prosecutors, Appears at California Fund-Raisers Thomas J. Barrack Jr. attended two events with the president this week in California. Prosecutors have questioned him in their investigation of foreign influence in the 2016 campaign....
16:00, 09/18/2019

Overlooked No More: Elizabeth A. Gloucester, ‘Richest’ Black Woman and Ally of John Brown She ran boardinghouses whose lodgers included members of New York’s elite, raised money for an orphan asylum and was active in the abolitionists’ cause....
16:00, 09/18/2019

Judge James Robertson, Who Quit FISA Court Over Wiretapping, Dies at 81 He took a stand to protest warrantless domestic eavesdropping under George W. Bush. On the federal bench, he ruled against trying a Guantánamo detainee in a military court....
16:00, 09/18/2019

‘Squash It! Smash It!’: Pennsylvania Implores Residents to Kill an Invasive Bug on Sight Hordes of spotted lanternflies are flapping through the state, threatening agriculture. “They jump, they’re big, they’re scary,” one Pennsylvanian said. “It’s like all of your worst nightmares coming to fruition.”...
16:00, 09/18/2019

Imelda Hits Houston Area With Rain and Threatens to Bring More The tropical depression was expected to drop 5 to 10 inches of rain, though some places could see up to 25 inches, and spur “life-threatening” flash flooding. Several school districts canceled classes on Wednesday....
16:00, 09/18/2019

Johnson 'glad' angry father confronted him during hospital visit Boris Johnson has said he is "glad" the father of a sick child confronted him during a hospital visit, declaring: "This isn't an embarrassment, this is part of my job"....
15:16, 09/18/2019

Honda CR-V Hybrid coming to U.S. next year The automaker is investing $4.2 million and adding 34 jobs to support production of the CR-V Hybrid at its Greensburg, Ind., plant. It will be the first electrified crossover offered by the Honda brand in America....
15:16, 09/18/2019

U.S. to revoke Calif. waiver that requires cleaner cars, Trump says President Donald Trump and California are going to war over who should set U.S. standards for vehicle emissions and electric cars, foreshadowing a legal battle over environmental policy that will affect the auto industry and consumers....
15:16, 09/18/2019

Ford, FCA talks with UAW continue UAW negotiators assigned to meet with Ford have settled more than half of all outstanding issues, a union vice president said. Talks between union and FCA bargainers are also ongoing....
15:16, 09/18/2019

VW upgrades infotainment system to include free remote start Most 2020 Volkswagens will come with a major infotainment upgrade that will let owners use a smartphone app to remotely start the vehicle or use it as a secure place to have packages delivered when parked....
15:16, 09/18/2019

Brexiteer Ratcliffe promises UK jobs from Land Rover rival The petrochemicals company Ineos is betting that its back-to-basics Grenadier off-roader will appeal to the iconic Land Rover's original core market....
15:16, 09/18/2019

GM to temporarily lay off 1,200 workers at Canadian plant The factory in Oshawa, Ontario, which performs final assembly of the Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra pickup trucks, ran out of parts due to the UAW's strike against GM....
15:16, 09/18/2019

U.S. DOT announces $60 million in AV research grants The department's Automated Driving System Demonstration Grants will fund eight projects in seven states to test the integration of autonomous driving systems....
15:16, 09/18/2019

An Indoor Sea and Miles of Metalwork: Antony Gormley’s Crowning Moment The British sculptor says he wants to transport visitors to “the threshold between the known and the unknown” at his ambitious new show in the Royal Academy of Arts, London....
15:16, 09/18/2019

‘Downton Abbey’ Review: Back to the Past From its spectacularly detailed aesthetic to the characters’ march down well-worn personality paths, the movie argues insistently for the status quo....
15:16, 09/18/2019

What Does Alternative Rock Radio Sound Like in the Age of Spotify? At ALT 92.3 FM, where they don’t say “rock,” it’s a mix of millennial oldies and newer, pop-leaning and electronic folk from bands like Bastille and Smith & Thell....
15:16, 09/18/2019

French Woman Stabbed 14 Times In Front Of Her 3 Children By Partner, Dies A young French woman was killed after being stabbed 14 times by her male partner in front of their three children, prosecutors in northern France said, amid a growing campaign to halt the deaths of......
15:16, 09/18/2019

"Sick, Tired": Spaniards Fed Up With Another Election, Fourth In 4 Years Spaniards were frustrated and angry on Wednesday after being called to the polls for a fourth time in four years and some said they would stay away from the ballot box, making it harder to predict how......
15:16, 09/18/2019

A Hiker's Leg "Clean Snapped In Half." He Crawled For 2 Days To Survive Neil Parker was about 20 feet up a waterfall when suddenly he wasn't climbing anymore. The same rocks he had scaled many times before were no longer supporting his weight. He was falling, tumbling......
15:16, 09/18/2019

Iran Warns US Against Attacks: "Response Will Be Prompt And Strong" Iran warned the United States that it would broadly retaliate against any attacks in the wake of crippling strikes on the Saudi oil industry over the weekend, Iranian news agencies reported Wednesday....
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Donald Trump Orders Government To 'Substantially Increase' Iran Sanctions President Donald Trump on Wednesday announced what he said would be substantial new sanctions against Iran in the first response to what US officials say was likely Iranian involvement in an attack on......
15:16, 09/18/2019

"You Come For Press Opportunity": UK PM Confronted At Hospital By Parent British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was confronted at a London hospital on Wednesday by the father of a sick child who said the care his child received had not been acceptable and that the nation's......
15:16, 09/18/2019

"Flying" River Taxi Tests Seine Waters In Paris A "flying" electric river taxi hailed by its creators as the future of clean city transport is being put through a battery of tests in Paris this week, with a view to being in service by the spring....
15:16, 09/18/2019

Saudi Displays Arms, Says Drone Attack "Unquestionably" Sponsored By Iran Saudi Arabia on Wednesday displayed remnants of what it described as Iranian drones and cruise missiles used in an attack on Saudi oil facilities, saying they were "undeniable" evidence of Iranian......
15:16, 09/18/2019

Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu Fails To Win Majority In Close Election Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to win a ruling majority in an election that produced a virtual tie between his right-wing bloc and a centre-left grouping that would be led by former......
15:16, 09/18/2019

"Save Your Praise": Teen Climate Activist Asks US Congress For Action Swedish teenage climate change activist Greta Thunberg on Tuesday called for action, not praise, from U.S. lawmakers as she joined other youth leaders in kicking off two days of meetings and speeches......
15:16, 09/18/2019

British Airways Pilots Call Off Strike After 2 Walkouts Cost Firm Dear British Airways pilots on Wednesday cancelled a strike that had been due September 27, the British Airline Pilots Association union said after two walkouts last week that cost the company dear....
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Mike Pompeo Calls Attack On Saudi Arabia "Act Of War" US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo denounced strikes on Saudi Arabia's oil infrastructure as an "act of war" Wednesday, as Riyadh unveiled new evidence it said showed the assault was "unquestionably"......
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Will Outline Increased Iran Sanctions Within 48 Hours, Says Trump U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday told reporters that he would provide more details about increased U.S. sanctions on Iran within 48 hours, after announcing them earlier on Twitter....
15:16, 09/18/2019

"Listen To Scientists, Not Me": Greta Thunberg To US On Climate Change Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg, who has inspired a global movement for climate change, delivered a pointed message before a U.S. congressional hearing on Wednesday: "I don't want you to listen to me.......
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US Senators Urge Trump To End Nuclear Talks With Saudi Arabia Two Democratic U.S. senators on Wednesday urged Trump administration officials to halt talks with Saudi Arabia on building nuclear reactors after weekend attacks that halved the country's oil output......
15:16, 09/18/2019

Trump administration sideswipes California efforts to set strict auto emission standard President Trump decided to revoke a waiver used by California to establish auto emission standards that are more stringent than the federal standard.       ...
15:16, 09/18/2019

Amazon and Western Union team up to make it easier to shop online, then pay with cash Amazon will enable shoppers to buy online, then head to Western Union to pay with dollars, making it easier for those who prefer or need to use cash.       ...
15:16, 09/18/2019

As strike continues, GM and UAW resume talks as negotiators buckle down at "all levels" Discussions are on-going between negotiators for the UAW and GM on day 3 of the UAW's nationwide strike. The meetings are at "all levels."       ...
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Why another Fed rate cut is good news for your wallet ... mostly The Fed's rate cut Wednesday affects credit card, home equity line, savings rates. It's the Fed second cut in less than 2 months       ...
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The Capital One Quicksilver card can help you save on big purchases—and everything else With a simplified cash back program and solid perks, this card can help you save on big purchases—and everything else.       ...
15:16, 09/18/2019

Apeel Sciences has developed longer-lasting avocados, and they're coming to stores For consumers tired of throwing away spoiled produce, California-based Apeel Sciences has developed a way to make fruits and vegetables last longer.       ...
15:16, 09/18/2019

Vegan oxtail? Twitter says the fake meat movement may have gone too far After a picture of the vegan meat product by Absolute Vegetarian began making the rounds, there were howls of outrage from Facebook to Twitter.       ...
15:16, 09/18/2019

You can get Ray-Ban sunglasses for insane low prices right now Ray-Ban sunglasses are one of the most iconic accessories on the planet, and right now you can save on your next pair.       ...
15:16, 09/18/2019

Fed lowers rates again to stave off recession, leaves door open to another cut this year The Fed lowered interest rates by a quarter point for the second time this summer to head off a potential recession. Another cut could be on the way.       ...
15:16, 09/18/2019

GM dumped health care for striking workers. That poured gas on fire, expert says UAW members working in everything from scientific research to counter-terrorism pay union dues that help subsidize strike pay for autoworkers.       ...
15:16, 09/18/2019

Why automakers may not change their strategies if Trump ends California emissions waiver President Donald Trump's plan to eliminate California's right to set its own auto emissions standards could enable automakers to make larger vehicles.       ...
15:16, 09/18/2019

Teenage Vaping Rises Sharply Again This Year Preliminary figures from a national survey show that the prevalence of e-cigarette use among minors has doubled from 2017 through this year, despite national campaigns warning of the dangers....
15:16, 09/18/2019

Borderlands 3 Is Just Fun Enough To Ignore its Mediocre Story It was at some point after Katagawa destroyed the frogurt stand with a Death Star-style laser blast that I decided I didn’t like any of these people. I was on Promethea, a planet of long highways and tower blocks made of concrete and steel. Thi...
15:16, 09/18/2019

Gears of War Fans Who Love Multiplayer Are Going to Love Gears 5 I’m looking for answers in the frozen landscape near Mount Kadar when the ice storm hits. It’s cold this far north, and sometimes the sky drops hail the size of a van. As I make my way through the snowy wastes, running and dodging the gia...
15:16, 09/18/2019

Life after Syria: the migrants' tale – a photo essay More than 3.5 million Syrian refugees now live in Turkey as a result of a conflict that has raged since 2011. Many take to the seas off Turkey to make the short but perilous trip to GreeceWith migrants only allowed one backpack each on the smugglers’...
15:16, 09/18/2019

UK's best sea view photography competition 2019 National maritime charity, the Shipwrecked Mariners’ Society, has revealed the eagerly awaited results of its seventh annual photography competition, showcasing images relating to all aspects of the UK’s historic relationship with the sea.Having revi...
15:16, 09/18/2019

'We're a team': Greta Thunberg visits Barack Obama – video After crossing the Atlantic on a solar-powered boat, the climate activist Greta Thunberg visited Barack Obama in Washington. The former US president later shared a photo of the pair and praised Thunberg as 'one of our planet's greatest advocates'. Th...
15:16, 09/18/2019

Afghanistan: dozens dead as country is rocked by triple attacks – video report At least nine people have been wounded in eastern Afghanistan by a suicide bomber and gunmen in an attack on Wednesday, that came 24 hours after two other attacks in the country left more than 48 people dead. The Taliban have claimed responsibility ...
15:16, 09/18/2019

‘Listen to the scientists,’ Greta Thunberg tells Congress – video Greta Thunberg tells Congress to ‘listen to the scientists’ and take real action on climate change.The teenage climate change campaigner submitted the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change special report on rising temperatures as her testimony, p...
15:16, 09/18/2019

'Missing out is not a worry for me': the millennial foster carers More and more people in their 20s and early 30s are becoming foster carers. Here, younger Guardian readers explain whyGrowing up in a fostering family, Natalie Wainwright always planned to become a foster parent. But she didn’t think she’d be doing i...
15:16, 09/18/2019

'Can't I just say it's tasty?' Why food critics go too far It’s easy to write beautifully if you can work yourself into a frenzy of love or loathing. Unfortunately, most meals are just quite pleasantI was a restaurant reviewer for 10 years, and then I was let go, as they say. I expected to be distraught beca...
15:16, 09/18/2019

Why do one in five home health aides live in poverty? Employment in the healthcare industry is projected to grow, but women – particularly women of color – are being left behind“One of the biggest challenges is explaining that you are not a maid. That your job is not to clean up after everyone,” said Ma...
15:16, 09/18/2019

'Barcelona with rain': Galway promises deluge of culture Irish city welcomes Atwood and celebrates Homer as 2020 European capital of cultureHomer’s Odyssey is to be read aloud on the wind-battered beaches of Ireland’s west coast to celebrate claims that some of the mythical journey took place there, as par...
15:16, 09/18/2019

The tiny algae at ground zero of Greenland's melting glaciers | Dan McDougall Greenland’s ice melt has been adopted by the world as a bellwether for climate crisis, but the impact on biodiversity has been overlooked. At an ice station on a remote Arctic glacier, scientists are looking to the smallest of life forms to predict t...
15:16, 09/18/2019

Polish ambassador urges Poles to 'seriously consider' leaving UK Arkady Rzegocki voices concerns over settled status application processPoland’s ambassador to the UK has written to 800,000 Poles advising them to “seriously consider” returning home and expressed concern about the application process for getting set...
15:16, 09/18/2019

Calais clamps down as asylum seekers say: 'They just beat us' Three years on from the Jungle, local authority turns to force to stop another camp formingOsilama Michael, better known as Mike, doesn’t remember the last time he was able to get more than a couple of hours of sleep. An asylum seeker from Nigeria, h...
15:16, 09/18/2019

Arab turnout in Israel election rises despite racist campaigns Benjamin Netanyahu’s warnings that Arab parties would topple him may have backfiredIt’s become a tired trope of Benjamin Netanyahu’s election campaigns: as the country draws closer to election day the leader ramps up his racist scaremongering suggest...
15:16, 09/18/2019

Man jailed for stealing 7,000 books from Scottish universities Darren Barr also faces assets seizure under legislation normally used for drug gangsA prolific book thief has been jailed for 25 months after he stole more than 7,000 books from three universities in Edinburgh, before selling them online.Darren Barr,...
15:16, 09/18/2019

Clashes erupt after Ecuador fails to decriminalize abortion for rape victims Pro-choice activists say decision is a death sentence, after illegal abortions resulted in 15.6% of maternal deaths in 2014Clashes have erupted between pro-choice demonstrators and police outside Ecuador’s national assembly after lawmakers rejected a...
15:16, 09/18/2019

Businessman abducted and assaulted in 'horrific attack' near Irish border Kevin Lunney runs firms formerly owned by Seán Quinn, who racked up €2bn debt in gamble on Anglo Irish BankAn executive running companies once owned by one of Ireland’s richest men has been found at the side of a road near the Irish border after bein...
15:16, 09/18/2019

David Cameron: I feared 'xenophobic' Trump could win after Brexit result Ex-British PM dismayed by Trump’s ‘misogynistic interventions’Criticizes president’s ‘bluster and boasting’ over fighting Isis Donald Trump won the nomination to be the Republican presidential candidate in 2016 because of his “protectionist, xenophob...
15:16, 09/18/2019

Remove hook-nose sign language gesture, Jewish group demands Calls for ‘racist and humiliating’ gesture to be removed from online guide to Flemish signingAn organisation representing Jewish communities in Europe are demanding the removal of a “racist and humiliating” depiction of Jews as having large hooked no...
15:16, 09/18/2019

Iran may miss UN summit if US fails to issue visa to president Hassan Rouhani and Mohammad Javad Zarif have yet to receive US visas for next week’s United Nations general assembly summitIran’s president and foreign minister have yet to receive US visas to come to next week’s United Nations general assembly summi...
15:16, 09/18/2019

Rate of US abortions drops to lowest level since 1973 The US experienced an 8% decline in the abortion rate in three years, to the lowest recorded level since abortion was legalizedThe overall rate of abortions has dropped in the US to the lowest level since 1973, according to a new study, continuing a ...
15:16, 09/18/2019

Robert O'Brien replaces John Bolton as Trump's national security adviser Elevation of the state department’s chief hostage negotiator seen as a win for US secretary of state Mike PompeoDonald Trump has appointed the state department’s chief hostage negotiator – whose most prominent international role until now was monitor...
15:16, 09/18/2019

Ilhan Omar condemns Trump for spreading 'lies that put my life at risk' Democrat denounces president’s lies after he retweeted post that falsely claimed Omar was shown partying on 9/11 anniversaryCongresswoman Ilhan Omar has accused Donald Trump of putting her life at risk after the president retweeted a post that falsel...
15:16, 09/18/2019

Tom Hiddleston: why his Broadway play has one very satisfied customer A female audience member is reported to have had an orgasm during a saucy scene in Betrayal. The ultimate endorsement – or highly inappropriate behaviour?Name: Tom Hiddleston.Age: 38. Continue reading......
15:16, 09/18/2019

Rory McIlroy believes golf can learn from tennis to eradicate slow play • Northern Irishman wants proper penalties to be enforced• Golfer encouraged by European Tour’s plan to deal with issueRory McIlroy has called on his sport to follow the lead of tennis by implementing proper penalties for those players who divert att...
15:16, 09/18/2019

DA won’t prosecute Antonio Brown on rape accusations because of statute Allegheny DA won’t prosecute NFL star on rape accusationsNFL has interviewed accuser as it conducts own investigationBrown farted in my face and didn’t pay his bill, doctor saysNew England Patriots wide receiver Antonio Brown won’t be prosecuted on s...
15:16, 09/18/2019

Referee who forced wrestler to cut dreadlocks banned for two years Alan Maloney given two-year ban for December 2018 incidentNew Jersey referee is suing for defamation, emotional distressA referee who told a New Jersey high school wrestler to cut his dreadlocks or forfeit a match last year was suspended by the state...
15:16, 09/18/2019

Ángel Di María double helps PSG ease to win against Real Madrid This was not a night for Galácticos, old or new. At a balmy, boisterous Parc Des Princes Paris Saint-Germain simply overran Real Madrid, pulling apart the hastily-stitched seams of Zinedine Zidane’s injury-depleted team and producing surely the most ...
15:16, 09/18/2019

Kavanaugh should never have been appointed. Impeachment is our only hope | Moira Donegan In a just world, this man would never have been appointed to the court. The best we can hope for now is his impeachmentIt seems even more likely than it did before that US supreme court Justice Brett Kavanaugh is indeed a serial sexual assaulter. New...
15:16, 09/18/2019

The Guardian view on Israel’s elections: it could be worse | Editorial Netanyahu is unfit for his office, as some voters are acknowledging, but the problems are bigger than himBenjamin Netanyahu’s political magic has broken, his biographer declared. The longest-serving prime minister in Israel’s history gambled that a s...
15:16, 09/18/2019

Dear Sackler family, your greed turned my son into a quadriplegic | Sherrie Rubin Aaron suffered an accidental OxyContin overdose in 2005, and today he is a quadriplegic who cannot speakDear Sackler family,Your product, OxyContin, has caused untold harm to millions of Americans. Continue reading......
15:16, 09/18/2019

Why is New York's most famous library getting into bed with the Saudi crown prince? | Annia Ciezadlo and Matthew Zadrozny Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is going to be sponsoring an event at the iconic New York Public Library. This reputation-laundering shouldn’t be allowed to happenUpdate: on Wednesday at 16:31, the New York Public Library tweeted a statement saying ...
15:16, 09/18/2019

How TV weathercasters became the unsung heroes of the climate crisis The broadcasters – often among the most trusted voices in their communities – are connecting the dots between extreme weather and climate science, and shifting public opinionLocal TV weather forecasters have become foot soldiers in the war against cl...
15:16, 09/18/2019

All hail Tina Fey: the funniest comic of the 21st century From skewering Sarah Palin to handing us Liz Lemon on 30 Rock, here are 10 of the SNL legend’s most hilarious moments The 50 best comediansA nice girl with an anarchic bent and a tongue as sharp as a boning knife, Tina Fey has dominated sketch comedy...
15:16, 09/18/2019

Documentary follows Pastafarians as they strain for recognition Film-maker has spent three years showing how the colander-wearing religion is more than a jokeSome time next year, the European court of human rights will decide on the case of a Dutch woman who feels unfairly treated because her country’s highest co...
15:16, 09/18/2019

Israel election: Netanyahu and Gantz both vow to form next government Prime minister cancels trip to UN general assembly to deal with political crisisBenjamin Netanyahu and the opposition leader, Benny Gantz, have begun what could be a prolonged period of high-stakes political bartering after an inconclusive election i...
15:16, 09/18/2019

Democratic donor charged with running 'drug den' after two overdose deaths Prosecutors say Ed Buck preyed on men struggling with addiction and homelessness and gave dangerous doses of drugs to victimsEd Buck, a prominent Democratic donor and LGBT activist in Los Angeles, has been arrested and charged with running a “drug de...
15:16, 09/18/2019

'No guts, no vision!' Trump unhappy after Fed announces modest rate cut Central bank approves quarter-point interest rate reductionTrump tweets: ‘Jay Powell and the Federal Reserve fail again!’ Under pressure from Wall Street and the White House, the Federal Reserve lowered interest rates on Wednesday for a second straig...
15:16, 09/18/2019

BBC apologises to Prince Harry over ‘race traitor’ image Broadcaster says it should have warned Duke of Sussex before publishing neo-Nazi materialThe BBC has apologised for failing to warn the Duke of Sussex before broadcasting and publishing online an image from a neo-Nazi social media group that called h...
15:16, 09/18/2019

Saudi offers 'proof' of Iran's role in oil attack and urges US response Defence spokesman calls on ‘international community to hold Iran responsible’Saudi Arabia has ramped up the pressure on Donald Trump to respond to a devastating strike on two major oil installations, displaying drone and missile technology it insiste...
15:16, 09/18/2019

Boris Johnson given two-week EU deadline for Irish backstop plan Ultimatum comes as sources say PM was ‘surprised’ by levels of checks on the borderBoris Johnson has been set a two-week deadline to table a plan for replacing the Irish backstop as further embarrassing details emerged of the prime minister’s chaotic...
15:16, 09/18/2019

'We're losing the race': UN secretary general calls climate change an 'emergency' António Guterres cites ‘fantastic leadership’ of young activists and is counting on public pressure to compel governments to honor the 2015 Paris AgreementThe UN secretary general says that he is counting on public pressure to compel governments to t...
15:16, 09/18/2019

Obama makes apparent dig at Trump with advice presidents avoid TV and Twitter – live ‘Not watching TV or reading social media. Those are two things I’d advise, if you’re a good president, not to do,’ Obama saidThe Guardian is joining forces with more than 250 news outlets to strengthen coverage of the climate crisis ahead of the UN s...
15:16, 09/18/2019

Navy Confirms Existence of ‘Unidentified’ Flying Objects Seen in Leaked Footage A Navy official has confirmed that recently released videos of unidentified flying objects are real, but that the footage was not authorized to be released to the public in the first place. Joseph Gradisher, the spokesman for the Deputy Chief of Nava...
15:16, 09/18/2019

Watch: Waterslide down Chinese mountain declared world's longest A waterslide that took two years to build on the side of a Chinese mountain has been declared the world's longest at 8,933 feet, 11 inches, Guinness World Records said....
14:48, 09/18/2019

Watch: Man deters porch pirates with loud bangs from decoy package A West Virginia man tired of having packages stolen from the porch of a home he is renovating rigged up a decoy package to scare away the so-called "porch pirates" with a loud noise....
14:48, 09/18/2019

Company offers $1,300 to watch 13 Stephen King horror movies A Utah-based company is celebrating the impending arrival of Halloween by offering up a horror fan's dream job: Watching 13 movies based on Stephen King stories and documenting the experience....
14:48, 09/18/2019

A Casper executive's sleep issues leads billion-dollar bed start-up into CBD gummies market Bed-in-a-box start-up Casper has reached a $1 billion valuation by shaking up the online sales of the mattress industry. But its push into sleep health and a deal with edibles company Plus and John Legend for CBD gummies is no gimmick....
14:48, 09/18/2019

A company will pay a Stephen King fan $1,300 to watch 13 of his scariest films by Halloween Much like his character It, Stephen King fever has roared back to life after a period of dormancy. But as remakes of the author's most popular works flood theaters and streaming services, it's increasingly difficult to discern casual viewers from dev...
14:48, 09/18/2019

Simon Cowell calls 'AGT' finals the best he's ever seen "America's Got Talent" kicked off the show's live finals on Tuesday night and typically reserved judge Simon Cowell had nothing but praise for the performers....
14:48, 09/18/2019

Pro Kabaddi: Puneri Paltan, Tamil Thalaivas Play Out Draw Ajith Kumar was the star for the Tamil Thalaivas with a Super 10 (18 raid points), but the Chennai team will have Pune's bad planning to thank for the one point they secured in the night....
14:48, 09/18/2019

Fantasy Football Week 3 Start 'Em & Sit 'Em: Running backs Whether you lost someone to injury or are dealing with some disappointments, you might have tough decisions to make at running back. Jamey Eisenberg is here to help....
14:48, 09/18/2019

Fantasy Football Week 3: Upgrade your roster with our Trade Values Chart Whether you're 2-0 or 0-2 or somewhere in between, now is the perfect time to swing a trade. Dave Richard's updated Trade Values Chart can help you find the right deal....
14:48, 09/18/2019

Fantasy Football Week 3 Start 'Em & Sit 'Em: Wide Receivers You've got a ton of options to sort through at wide receiver every week. Get some help with your lineup calls from Jamey Eisenberg's Week 3 Start 'Em & Sit 'Em....
14:48, 09/18/2019

Trump announces elimination of California auto emissions authority President Trump announced Wednesday that his administration will eliminate California's authority to set greenhouse gas emissions limits for passenger cars stricter than federal regulations....
14:48, 09/18/2019

No, the Great American Bread Machine isn't dying The most recent census report on U.S. household income contained some fundamental good news that should be celebrated. Stated in constant 2018 dollars and including all forms of income, the shares of wealth heading toward high-income, middle-income, ...
14:48, 09/18/2019

Fed cuts rates, facing global risks and pressure from Trump The Federal Reserve lowered its interest rate target by a quarter percentage point Wednesday, its second consecutive rate cut, in an effort to keep the economic expansion running despite signs of weakening global growth and domestic fears about Presi...
14:48, 09/18/2019

Gavin Newsom signs landmark bill making Uber and Lyft drivers employees, not contractors California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday signed legislation intended to force "gig economy" businesses such as Uber and Lyft to classify their workers as employees, not contractors. The legislation, AB 5, upends the business model for those companie...
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If you haven’t cut the cord yet, this survey might change your mind As if anyone needed a reminder that the TV landscape continues to evolve, NBC announced this week that its forthcoming streaming service — named Peacock, after the network’s iconic logo — will be the home of a slew of content both n...
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NASA Awards $2.3 Million in Fellowships to US Universities for Aviation, Planetary, Space Research NASA has awarded fellowships to 14 minority-serving institutions through its Minority University Research and Education Project (MUREP) and five majority institutions through its Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate (ARMD), all totaling $2.3 mill...
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Boost for UK car industry as 4x4 maker to create hundreds of jobs The UK's Brexit-hit car industry is to set for a major boost, with hundreds of jobs to be created to build a new 4x4 in a town due to be abandoned by Ford....
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