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05/24/2019

5 ways to make the most of your lunch break Red Bull has a new initiative for getting you out of the office during those 60 precious minutes of 'you time', so drop that desk sandwich and get active…...
03:48, 05/24/2019

Oklahoma takes on drugmakers J&J, Teva in landmark opioid trial Gail Box vividly remembers the day in May 2011 when she first learned her 22-year-old son Austin, a University of Oklahoma linebacker, was abusing opioid painkillers: It was the day he died of an overdose....
03:48, 05/24/2019

Trump campaign views healthcare as a 2020 campaign weapon U.S. President Donald Trump's campaign believes he can turn Republicans' biggest liability from last year's congressional elections - the debate about the future of healthcare in America - into a winning issue for his reelection....
03:48, 05/24/2019

Destiny 2 Xur Location and Exotic items, May 24-28 - Where is Xur this week? WHERE IS XUR? The Destiny 2 exotic gear merchant returns selling more weapons and armour! But will he have anything worth spending those Legendary Shards on?...
03:48, 05/24/2019

Everything you always wanted to know about age verification but were afraid to ask Beginning on July 15th, internet users in the UK will have to verify their age when viewing adult content online as part of the government’s upcoming Porn Block. The new legislation is designed to help protect children online by limiting their...
03:32, 05/24/2019

eBay voucher code knocks 15% off all tech for today only - iPads, consoles, TVs and more Today's new eBay voucher code is a great chance to save some money on a huge range of electronics. You'll have to be quick though as the voucher code expires at midnight tonight.While 10% and the occasional 15% off eBay voucher codes to app...
03:32, 05/24/2019

Google Duo group video calls have arrived Google Duo's long-awaited group video calling feature has finally arrived for users of the app around the world.Having been tested on select users since January, the feature had already been spotted in a few countries by eagled-eyed users earlie...
03:32, 05/24/2019

71% of students would prefer a Mac to a PC – if they could afford one It appears that students in higher education would rather use a Mac than a Windows PC, with 71% of respondents to a recent survey expressing their preference for Apple’s devices.The survey was conducted by Vanson Bourne, a third-party research...
03:32, 05/24/2019

Amazon wants to make a wearable that can read your emotions Would you want your fitness tracker to understand how you're feeling? Amazon is reportedly developing a product that can determine human emotions as well as your overall health and fitness.According to internal documents seen by Bloomberg, ...
03:32, 05/24/2019

Securing the new reality: why AR and VR security should be a top priority Organisations and consumers alike are excited by the new services and experiences promised by Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR). In hospitals, for example, medical students are already using AR headsets to improve the depth and effectiv...
03:32, 05/24/2019

iPhone 11 camera, software and design details leaked We’re not expecting the iPhone 11 series to land until September, but a number of leaks have already rolled in and we’re hearing a number of new things today, with a particular focus on the camera.According to YouTube channel Everything...
03:32, 05/24/2019

Samsung may release a surprise new phone at the end of 2019 We thought Samsung's second half of 2019 consisted of the Samsung Galaxy Note 10, repairing and releasing the Samsung Galaxy Fold, and finally making the Samsung Galaxy A80 available to the public, but it looks like the company may have an extra...
03:32, 05/24/2019

Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic is being turned into a movie With Disney wrapping up the Skywalker saga with this Christmas's Star Wars Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker, where does the movie series set in a galaxy far, far away turn next for inspiration?The answer, it now seems, is to the Star Wars compu...
03:32, 05/24/2019

Ofcom proposes further duct and pole access to boost 5G Ofcom wants companies building fibre networks to support business broadband and mobile backhaul services to access Openreach’s networks of ducts and poles in a move that would support the rollout of 5G.Consumer broadband providers can already ...
03:32, 05/24/2019

Gas Lines Are Gone, Replaced by Complacence The whole notion of oil shortages caused by events halfway around the world is starting to seem quaint in an era of surging American shale production and relative geopolitical calm. That leaves the market exposed to a real supply shock....
03:32, 05/24/2019

Global Stocks Rise After Selloff Global stocks recovered some of their poise after a big move away from riskier assets and into the safety of government bonds on Thursday saw Treasury yields hit their lowest levels since late 2017....
03:32, 05/24/2019

Political Risks Loom Over European Markets Fears of a global economic slowdown and trade tensions have weighed on markets in recent days. Investors in Europe have an added dimension of worry: political risk....
03:32, 05/24/2019

Help is on the way for Arizona timeshare consumers Help is on the way for Arizona timeshare consumers. Governor Doug Ducey signed a bill today increasing protections for timeshare buyers. Consumers will now have 10-days to cancel timeshare purchases. The law will also curb deceptive practices –...
03:32, 05/24/2019

Walmart is hiring thousands of Military spouses Walmart | Courtesy: JeepersMedia Walmart Walmart is hiring thousands of Military spouses. Walmart launched the Military Spouse Career Connection last year and has added 6-thousand military spouses to the payroll. More than 75 percent of military spou...
03:32, 05/24/2019

Tucson teen battling cancer receives scholarship to pursue passion TUCSON – Agustin Sanchez or Augy, is a 17-years-old teen who has a passion for cars. His battle with cancer has had him miss school due to treatments and appointments. During his treatments, Augy would watch car shows and read car magazines. Ma...
03:32, 05/24/2019

Thousands graduate from Pima Community College TUCSON – Pima Community College graduates received their diplomas on Thursday, May 23 at a ceremony held at The Tucson Convention Center. Nearly 4,000 people received their diplomas. The oldest graduate was 75-years-old. While the youngest was ...
03:32, 05/24/2019

Local teen graduates high school while battling brain cancer TUCSON –  Julia Moser has spent more time in a hospital bed than any 18-year-old should ever have to experience. “It’s crazy but I have no choice so you kind of just got to do it, the best you can,” Julia Moser said. A year ag...
03:32, 05/24/2019

Defense chief: U.S. may send more troops to Middle East Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan said the Trump administration is considering sending additional troops to the Middle East to combat rising tensions with Iran....
03:32, 05/24/2019

Animal feed could carry African swine fever into U.S., researchers say While U.S. Customs and Border Patrol scrambles to keep pork products infected with African swine fever from entering the country, researchers say the disease could slip through in animal feed....
03:32, 05/24/2019

Man Arrested For Allegedly Stealing 80 Copies Of Detective Conan Manga In Japan In Mie Prefecture, a 26-year-old man has been arrested for suspected theft after security camera footage showed the man stealing volumes of the Detective Conan manga. In total, eighty copies were stolen, and the suspect has confessed....
03:32, 05/24/2019

Trump administration considering new weapons sales to Saudis despite lawmakers' objections If Trump approves the weapons sale to the Saudis – potentially billions of dollars in U.S.-made arms – it would spark a fierce backlash from lawmakers in both parties.        ...
03:32, 05/24/2019

Britain's embattled leader Theresa May resigns premiership amid Brexit deadlock May lasted three years in office. Her Conservative Party will start a process to replace her. It could take weeks.        ...
03:32, 05/24/2019

AmfAR Celebrates Karl Lagerfeld & David Bowie At “Heroes” Fashion Show The annual Cannes catwalk show was in danger of being upstaged by the launch of H&M’s collaboration with Giambattista Valli, but Carine Roitfeld prevailed...
03:32, 05/24/2019

To Rein In Big Tech, EU Thinks Privacy, Not Prices Europe has taken the lead among democracies in policing the web business. With a mixture of legal actions and new rules tailored for the digital world, the European Union and its member states are trying to rein in the mostly American companies that ...
03:32, 05/24/2019

Warren, Ocasio-Cortez demand answers on Sears bankruptcy from Mnuchin The congresswomen say they are "deeply concerned by the financial engineering" that occurred while the treasury chief served on the retailer’s board....
03:32, 05/24/2019

These Ontario police officers are using ayahuasca to treat their PTSD Even though ayahuasca is illegal in Canada, police officers are seeking out the substance as a last resort to treat their post-traumatic stress disorder....
03:32, 05/24/2019

Poland's PiS ready to talk with Italian, Spanish far-right: PM Poland's ruling nationalists Law and Justice (PiS) are ready for talks on a European parliamentary alliance with Italy's far-right League party and Spain's Vox, Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki told Polska Times.pl in remarks published on Friday....
03:16, 05/24/2019

Net immigration to Britain falls to five-year low in 2018 Long-term immigration to Britain fell to a five-year low last year, driven by a fall in the number of migrants from the European Union, official figures showed on Friday....
03:16, 05/24/2019

Japan's Motegi says he will meet U.S. Trade Representative Lighthizer on Saturday Japanese Economy Minister Toshimitsu Motegi said on Friday that he will meet with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer in Tokyo on Saturday for trade talks ahead of a summit meeting between leaders from the two nations on Monday....
03:16, 05/24/2019

Britain's May says she will step down on June 7 Prime Minister Theresa May said on Friday she would step down on June 7, succumbing to calls in her governing Conservative Party to make way for a new leader to try to break an impasse over Britain's departure from the European Union....
03:16, 05/24/2019

Thai king opens first parliament since 2014 coup Thailand's King Maha Vajiralongkorn on Friday opened the country's first parliament since the military seized power from an elected government in a 2014 coup....
03:16, 05/24/2019

U.S. official urges Pacific Island nations to keep ties with Taiwan Pacific Island countries that have diplomatic ties with Taiwan should maintain them in the face of "heavy handed" attempts by China to reduce Taiwan's overseas contacts, a top U.S. official said on Friday....
03:16, 05/24/2019

Facebook increased Vietnam content restrictions by 500% during 2018 - report Facebook increased the amount of content it restricted access to in Vietnam by over 500% in the last half of 2018, the U.S. social media giant said in a report released on Friday, as the Southeast Asian country ramps up its crackdown on online dissen...
03:16, 05/24/2019

Instant View: Reaction to British PM May's resignation Prime Minister Theresa May said on Friday she would step down on June 7, succumbing to calls in her governing Conservative Party to make way for a new leader to try to break an impasse over Britain's departure from the European Union....
03:16, 05/24/2019

EU will not offer new British PM better Brexit deal: Irish foreign minister The European Union will not offer whoever takes over as British prime minister a better Brexit deal, Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney said on Friday....
03:16, 05/24/2019

Text: British Prime Minister Theresa May announces her resignation British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Friday she would step down as leader of the Conservative Party, triggering a contest for a new prime minister who will have to try to break the impasse over Britain's departure from the European Union....
03:16, 05/24/2019

North Korea blames U.S. for failed summit, urges 'new calculation' North Korea said on Friday an "arbitrary and dishonest" U.S. position had resulted in the failure to reach a deal during a second North Korea-U.S. summit, warning the nuclear issue would never be resolved without a new approach....
03:16, 05/24/2019

Ex-U.S. marine held in Russia on spying charge says he's being threatened: TASS A former U.S. Marine held in Russia on suspicion of spying told a court in Moscow on Friday that an investigator in the case was subjecting him to threats and humiliation, the TASS news agency reported....
03:16, 05/24/2019

Choking back tears, Britain's May says goodbye to Downing Street British Prime Minister Theresa May was barely able to finish her resignation speech on Friday, her voice breaking as she fought back tears when describing her "enduring gratitude to have had the opportunity to serve the country I love"....
03:16, 05/24/2019

Tearful Theresa May resigns, paving way for Brexit confrontation with EU Fighting back tears, British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Friday she would quit, triggering a contest that will bring a new leader to power who is likely to push for a more decisive Brexit divorce deal....
03:16, 05/24/2019

Pompeo to meet Merkel on May 31: German spokeswoman The visit of U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to Berlin, which was canceled at short notice, has been rescheduled for May 31, a spokeswoman for the German government said on Friday....
03:16, 05/24/2019

Exclusive: Jaitley unlikely to remain Indian finance minister in Modi's new term - sources India's Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is unlikely to continue in his current role due to poor health as Prime Minister Narendra Modi begins his second term, according to four sources with knowledge of the matter....
03:16, 05/24/2019

China to support airlines seeking compensation from Boeing BEIJING — China’s airline industry association has thrown its support behind 13 Chinese carriers seeking compensation from Boeing for groundings of the 737 Max 8. The China Air Transport Association said in a statement Friday that the grounding...
03:16, 05/24/2019

Jay Inslee Is Running on Climate Change. The Issue Is Catching On, So Why Isn’t He? The Washington governor has long been a leading voice on climate change. He says he will gain prominence as more voters learn of his record and policy proposals....
03:16, 05/24/2019

Experience: I’m a full-time cat sitter I’ve looked after 30 cats, saved £10,000 on rent, and it has helped my social anxietyI was living in a 15-person hostel dorm in early 2017 when I decided to start cat sitting. Since moving to London after graduating five years earlier, I had tried va...
03:00, 05/24/2019

My life in sex: 'I’ve been told that, as a fat girl, I should be grateful for attention' The disappointed daterSince I started dating in 2015, I’ve been flashed, stood up, verbally abused and generally used as a replacement for masturbation. I’ve lost count of how often I’ve been ghosted – both before and after sex. I’ve been told that, ...
03:00, 05/24/2019

NASA executive quits weeks after appointment to lead 2024 moon landing plan A top NASA executive hired in April to guide strategy for returning astronauts to the moon by 2024 has resigned, the space agency said on Thursday, the culmination of internal strife and dwindling congressional support for the lunar initiative....
03:00, 05/24/2019

Matt Prior: the rapid rise of the classic car meetup With a new place to take your beloved vintage motor seemingly appearing every week, Prior asks where they all suddenly sprouted from I’m not imagining this, am I? There actually are way more classic and enthusiast car meet-ups than there used to be,...
03:00, 05/24/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 24 May Searching for a roadster with a sweet six-pot engine? A BMW Z3 could be the best budget choice With its swollen haunches and smarter back end, the refreshed Z3 of 2000 looked the business. BMW Z3 2.2, £4995: The 146bhp 2.0-litre six survived the fac...
03:00, 05/24/2019

400bhp+ Mercedes-AMG GLB 45 SUV begins testing Four-wheel-drive rival to the Audi RS Q3 is set for UK deliveries in 2020; first spy shots have emerged Mercedes-Benz’s AMG division has kicked off testing of the new GLB 45 4Matic on public roads some 12 months before its planned showroom debut. T...
03:00, 05/24/2019

Maserati Levante Is this Ferrari-engined Levante the performance SUV it always should have been? Last year was not kind to the Maserati Levante.Worse still, that probably came as a surprise to the management at Maserati’s parent firm, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. In t...
03:00, 05/24/2019

Can This Man Keep the A’s in Oakland? Dave Kaval, the Athletics’ president, has become the face of the franchise by campaigning for a new stadium. But not everyone is lining up behind him....
03:00, 05/24/2019

Renault had to reduce power for early 2019 F1 races due to conrod Renault Formula 1 boss Cyril Abiteboul has revealed that a conrod reliability issue handicapped the firm's engines in the first part of the 2019 season, but has now been addressed...
03:00, 05/24/2019

Promoted: "Good results on the cards" says AMR driver Alex Toth-Jones Aston Martin Racing Academy driver Alex Toth-Jones believes "there's good results on the cards" to come this season, despite a difficult British GT meeting at Snetterton last weekend...
03:00, 05/24/2019

Juncos team that knocked Alonso out of Indy 500 gets new backers The underfunded Juncos Racing IndyCar team that knocked McLaren and Fernando Alonso out of the Indianapolis 500 has secured multiple new sponsors leading up to the race...
03:00, 05/24/2019

Trump predicts 'fast' trade deal with China but provides no evidence U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday predicted a swift end to the ongoing trade war with China, although no high-level talks have been scheduled between the two countries....
02:48, 05/24/2019

Julius Baer assets hit record as money inflows pick up Assets under management at Swiss private bank Julius Baer rose 12% in the first four months of 2019 to a record 427 billion Swiss francs ($425.34 billion)....
02:48, 05/24/2019

South Africa's Old Mutual suspends CEO after 'breakdown in trust' South Africa's No.2 insurer Old Mutual said on Friday Chief Executive Peter Moyo had been suspended following a "material breakdown in trust" between him and the board....
02:48, 05/24/2019

Huawei has enough inventory to 'weather' US blacklist for months: Analyst Chinese technology giant Huawei has enough inventory to sustain its smartphone and 5G networking equipment business for most of the rest of the year, according to brokerage and investment firm CLSA....
02:48, 05/24/2019

The world's largest shipping firm warns of 'considerable uncertainties' as trade tensions rise Danish shipping group A.P. Moller-Maersk on Friday posted first-quarter profit close to expectations and warned that trade tensions and slowing economic growth constitute "considerable uncertainties."...
02:48, 05/24/2019

Deutsche Bank plans cuts at its US equities business Deutsche Bank is planning cuts at its U.S. equities business, including prime brokerage and equity derivatives, to win over shareholders unhappy about its performance, four sources familiar with the matter told Reuters....
02:48, 05/24/2019

Fab 5 Freddy’s Latest Cultural Coup? ‘The Archive of the Future’ The personal collection of the original “Yo! MTV Raps” host, who united the worlds of hip-hop and art, has been acquired by the Schomburg Center in Harlem....
02:48, 05/24/2019

Trump, Pelosi wage Twitter war over ‘stammer’ video House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and President Trump traded insults on Twitter Thursday evening after Trump tweeted a video that showed moments when the Democratic congresswoman stammered during a press conference Thursday. Trump tweeted the video at about...
02:48, 05/24/2019

‘Killer granny’ indicted in husband’s fatal shooting MANTORVILLE, Minn. — A grand jury in Minnesota indicted a 57-year-old woman who authorities allege fatally shot her husband before fleeing to Florida and killing a woman there. The Dodge County grand jury on Wednesday indicted Lois Riess on first- an...
02:48, 05/24/2019

‘Manny’ arrested for molesting kids, possessing child porn SANTA ANA, Calif. — A 30-year-old Southern California man who says he works as a “manny” for families with young children is facing four felony counts of sexual assault involving children under the age of 14 and 10. Matthew Antonio Zakrze...
02:48, 05/24/2019

Ocasio-Cortez shares panicked reaction to DC tornado warning on Instagram Freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez livestreamed on Instagram her panicked reaction to a tornado warning in Washington DC on Thursday afternoon. The Bronx Democrat shared video of a downpour shot from her House office in Capitol Hill. “Guys,...
02:48, 05/24/2019

NY lawmakers to hold hearing on sexual harassment ALBANY, N.Y. — New York lawmakers are holding a hearing on sexual harassment and what the state can do to combat the widespread problem in the public and private sectors. The Democrat-led Legislature held a similar, day-long hearing in February, the ...
02:48, 05/24/2019

Same-sex couples start registering marriages in Taiwan TAIPEI, Taiwan — Hundreds of same-sex couples in Taiwan rushed to get married Friday, the first day a landmark decision to legalize same-sex marriage took effect. Taiwan became the first place in Asia to allow same-sex marriage last week in a legisla...
02:48, 05/24/2019

India troops kill Kashmir militant linked to al-Qaida SRINAGAR, India — Government forces in Indian-controlled Kashmir killed a top militant commander linked to al-Qaida in the disputed region, officials said on Friday. Zakir Musa was killed Thursday evening in a gunfight after police and soldiers launc...
02:48, 05/24/2019

UK Prime Minister Theresa May says she’s stepping down LONDON — Theresa May announced Friday that will step down as U.K. Conservative Party leader on June 7, sparking a contest to become Britain’s next prime minister. She will stay as caretaker prime minister until the new leader is chosen, a proce...
02:48, 05/24/2019

Pakistan official: At least seven hurt in blast at Quetta mosque QUETTA, Pakistan — A Pakistani police official says an explosion at a mosque in restive Baluchistan province’s capital of Quetta wounded at least seven people. Abdful Razzak Cheema, deputy inspector of police, says the blast occurred during Fri...
02:48, 05/24/2019

Modi declares victory in India elections as opposition concedes Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was poised for a landslide victory in the country's general elections, early results showed on Thursday, defying expectations of even his own party to win a second term in office....
02:48, 05/24/2019

Exclusive: FAA tells U.N. aviation agency 737 MAX ungrounding in U.S. could happen by late June - sources U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) representatives told members of the United Nations' aviation agency they expect an ungrounding of Boeing Co's 737 MAX jets in the United States as early as late June, three people familiar with Thursday's br...
02:32, 05/24/2019

Fed officials say trade tensions could threaten growth The recent ratcheting up of U.S.-China trade tensions is creating uncertainties for businesses and could threaten economic growth, four Federal Reserve policymakers said on Thursday....
02:32, 05/24/2019

Trump administration announces $16 billion farm aid plan to offset trade war losses The Trump administration on Thursday unveiled a $16 billion farm aid package to offset losses from a 10-month trade war with China and said payment rates to farmers would be determined by where they farm rather than what crops they grow....
02:32, 05/24/2019

Exclusive: U.S. airlines expect Boeing 737 MAX jets need up to 150 hours of work before flying again Once regulators approve Boeing Co's grounded 737 MAX jets for flight, each aircraft will likely require between 100 and 150 hours of preparation before flying, officials from the three U.S. airlines that operate the MAX told Reuters....
02:32, 05/24/2019

FAA chief calls eight-hour meeting on Boeing 737 MAX 'exceedingly positive' The acting head of the Federal Aviation Administration said on Thursday that an eight-hour meeting with international air regulators to discuss the grounded Boeing Co 737 MAX was "exceedingly positive" and "constructive."...
02:32, 05/24/2019

China aluminum magnate Zhang Shiping dies aged 73 Zhang Shiping, who oversaw the rise of China Hongqiao Group into the world's biggest aluminum producer, died on Thursday at the age of 73, the company said....
02:32, 05/24/2019

Trump says 'dangerous' Huawei could be included in U.S.-China trade deal President Donald Trump said on Thursday U.S. complaints against Huawei Technologies Co Ltd might be resolved within the framework of a U.S.-China trade deal, while at the same time calling the Chinese telecommunications giant "very dangerous."...
02:32, 05/24/2019

British Airways to resume Pakistan flights next week after a decade British Airways will resume flights to Pakistan next week a decade after it suspended operations following a major hotel bombing, becoming the first Western airline to restart flights to the South Asian country....
02:32, 05/24/2019

Nestle still committed to global confectionery: CEO Nestle remains committed to confectionery despite unloading its U.S. chocolate operations during a review of the food giant's operations, Chief Executive Mark Schneider told an event in Switzerland on Friday....
02:32, 05/24/2019

China airline association estimates losses from 737 MAX grounding at $579 million The China Air Transport Association (CATA) on Friday said it estimates losses at Chinese airlines caused by the grounding of Boeing Co's 737 MAX aircraft will reach around 4 billion yuan ($579.32 million) by the end of June....
02:32, 05/24/2019

U.S. regulator sees approval of Boeing 737 MAX to fly as soon as late June: sources The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) expects to approve Boeing Co's 737 MAX jet to return to service as soon as late June, representatives of the U.S. air regulator informed members of the United Nations' aviation agency in a private briefing on...
02:32, 05/24/2019

Light PBOC touch makes once unlikely yuan at 7/$ seem possible As China's yuan slips to historically weak levels against the dollar, the central bank's atypical light touch is spurring speculation that policymakers want to be more judicious in their intervention and have no specific target for the currency....
02:32, 05/24/2019

Global stocks, oil edge higher on muted trade optimism World stocks edged higher on Friday and oil prices recovered from bruising falls, after U.S. President Donald Trump nurtured muted hopes of progress in U.S.-China talks while concerns over trade and the health of the world economy persisted....
02:32, 05/24/2019

Oil rises toward $69, but set for 2019's biggest weekly loss Oil rose toward $69 a barrel on Friday after two sessions of losses, but remained on track for its biggest weekly drop this year due to rising inventories and concerns of an economic slowdown....
02:32, 05/24/2019

China denounces U.S. 'rumors' about Huawei ties to Beijing China on Friday denounced U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for fabricating rumors after he said the chief executive of China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd was lying about his company's ties to the Beijing government....
02:32, 05/24/2019

Charlotte native Byron, 21, wins Coca-Cola 600 pole CONCORD, N.C. - Brad Keselowski opined on Thursday afternoon at Charlotte Motor Speedway that the Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolets were the fastest cars in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series garage....
02:32, 05/24/2019

'Prince of clay' Thiem hopes his time has come in Paris Austrian world number four Dominic Thiem was a losing finalist at the French Open last year as Spaniard Rafael Nadal continued his dominance on the Paris clay....
02:32, 05/24/2019

Tennis: Tsitsipas' joie de vivre could carry him far in Paris World number six Stefanos Tsitsipas has been shooting up the rankings this year and with two titles bagged in 2019, including his first on clay, the carefree young Greek is a force to be reckoned with at the French Open....
02:32, 05/24/2019

Tennis: Brazil once ruled Paris but Guga era now seems long way off For a few years at the turn of the century he was the King of Paris and the darling of Brazilian tennis but a failure to build on his success means no one is likely to challenge Gustavo Kuerten as Brazil’s best-known tennis player any time soon....
02:32, 05/24/2019

Against the odds, Germany's Kerber eyes career Grand Slam Former world number one Angelique Kerber is going into next week's French Open knowing victory on the Parisian clay would make her only the seventh woman in tennis with a complete set of all four major titles....
02:32, 05/24/2019

Where are they now? Ostapenko's back with hope but high hurdles When Jelena Ostapenko cracked a backhand down the line to win the French Open in 2017, it flew with a sound that seemed to herald a new star in women's sport....
02:32, 05/24/2019

NBA notebook: Durant doubtful for Finals opener The Golden State Warriors announced Thursday it is unlikely forward Kevin Durant will be ready for the start of the NBA Finals, but they are hopeful he can return during the series....
02:32, 05/24/2019

NFL notebook: Gase calls Bell trade talk 'ridiculous' New York Jets coach Adam Gase on Thursday dismissed speculation that All-Pro running back Le'Veon Bell was on the trading block, calling it "ridiculous."...
02:32, 05/24/2019

Leonard, Raptors rally, move within one win of Finals The visiting Toronto Raptors withstood the early surge by the Milwaukee Bucks on Thursday night, shook it off, and then went on to grind out a 105-99 victory to take a 3-2 lead in the Eastern Conference finals....
02:32, 05/24/2019

MLB roundup: Twins hammer eight HRs in rout The Minnesota Twins slammed eight home runs, including two each by Miguel Sano and Jonathan Schoop, on their way to a 16-7 rout over the Los Angeles Angels on Thursday afternoon in Anaheim, Calif., completing a three-game sweep....
02:32, 05/24/2019

Australia hopes for Barty party in France Ashleigh Barty sent Australia into a frenzy with her maiden Grand Slam quarter-final at Melbourne Park in January so the sports-mad nation will be eager to see how she progresses at the French Open next week....
02:32, 05/24/2019

Serena remains America's best hope at French Open Serena Williams represents the United States' best chance to hoist the French Open trophy this year but questions loom about her fitness after she was forced to withdraw from the Italian Open last week with a knee injury....
02:32, 05/24/2019

Tennis: Laver Cup becomes official ATP event The Laver Cup team event between Europe and the rest of the world is to become an official part of the ATP Tour, the governing body of men's tennis said on Friday....
02:32, 05/24/2019

Paralympics: Intensity, emotion and a lot of noise at sitting volleyball Sitting volleyball could be one of the most thrilling and loudest of the Paralympic disciplines at next year's Tokyo 2020 Games if events during the Sitting Volleyball Challenge tournament in Chiba on Friday are anything to go by....
02:32, 05/24/2019

VR training helps police interact with autistic Police officers are now using virtual reality to learn the best ways to interact with people who suffer from autism and de-escalate situations that could quickly turn awry. (May 24)        ...
02:16, 05/24/2019

D-Day vet tells his story: 'Why am I alive?' For historians, D-Day was a turning point in WWII; for men who were there it remains a kaleidoscope of memories. For D-Day Veteran Frank DeVita, going back to France for the 75th anniversary is an chance to tell his story of horror and triumph. (23 M...
02:16, 05/24/2019

Veterans recall D-Day horror and triumph For historians, D-Day was a turning point in the war against Germany. For men who were among the 160,000 Allied fighters who mounted the history’s largest amphibious invasion, the day remains a kaleidoscope of memories. (May 24)   &#...
02:16, 05/24/2019

Modi's party surges to victory in Indian vote Charismatic but polarizing Prime Minister Narendra Modi has surged to a landslide victory in Indian elections. (May 24)        ...
02:16, 05/24/2019

Massive funnel cloud in Texas panhandle Tornadoes strafed the middle of the country Thursday, this time concentrated in sparsely populated panhandles of Oklahoma and Texas. One particulary large funnel cloud was spotted in Lipscomb County, Texas, near the Oklahoma state line. (May 24) ...
02:16, 05/24/2019

Missouri residents try to sleep despite no power Some residents of Jefferson City, Missouri, who lost power when a tornado rampaged through their neighborhood are trying to get some sleep after making it through the day, and now into the night, without power. (May 24)      ...
02:16, 05/24/2019

EF1 Tornado confirmed outside Baltimore The National Weather Service confirms that an EF1 tornado touched down near Columbia, Maryland on Thursday. It came as severe storms rumbled through the Baltimore area, toppling trees, causing power outages and keeping students in some schools. (May ...
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Measles exposure warning at DFW airport Health officials in Texas say a person who passed through Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport on May 15th tested positive for measles. Tarrant County health officials are warning other travelers to make sure they're immunized. (May 15) ...
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Taiwan allows gay couples to register marriages Taiwan officially allowed same-sex couples to register their marriages on Friday after the parliament passed the laws to legalize same-sex marriage a week ago. (May 24)        ...
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BT to give greater network access to rivals under new Ofcom plan Britain's biggest telecoms group BT will be forced to give rivals greater access to its core network Openreach to encourage a faster roll-out of high-speed fiber cables, under plans set out by regulator Ofcom on Friday....
02:16, 05/24/2019

Singapore chases tech 'Jedi Masters' for Silicon Valley ambitions San Francisco-based investor Paul Bragiel said he needed to be asked three or four times before he accepted an invitation from Singapore to come check out its tech scene....
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Irish regulator opens first privacy probe into Google Google's main regulator in the European Union, Ireland's Data Protection Commissioner, opened its first investigation into the U.S. internet giant on Wednesday over how it handles personal data for the purpose of advertising....
02:16, 05/24/2019

My Best Friend and I Did Everything Together — Until He Was Killed in Afghanistan A bomb planted by the Taliban killed my best friend, Patrick. This Memorial Day, I am still coming to terms with the fact that I survived our ill-fated mission and he did not....
02:16, 05/24/2019

Dad’s in Prison. Mom Was on Parole. He’s Running for D.A. In San Francisco, Chesa Boudin, whose parents were in the radical Weather Underground, wants to join the growing ranks of prosecutors who have direct experience with the prison system....
02:16, 05/24/2019

Death toll climbs to 8, hundreds injured in Indonesian post-election riots The death toll rose to eight following days of rioting in the Indonesian capital as police and supporters of a failed presidential candidate clashed, authorities said....
02:16, 05/24/2019

WHO names emergency Ebola response chief to help stem epidemic in Congo The United Nations said it has appointed an Emergency Ebola Response Coordinator as part of increased efforts to combat an epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo that has killed more than 1,200 people in 10 months....
02:16, 05/24/2019

South Korea will conduct new military-civilian exercises next week, replacing joint U.S. drill canceled last year South Korea will launch a new civilian-military exercise next week, its defense ministry announced on Friday, an alternative to a joint exercise with the United States that was canceled last year during ongoing peace eff...
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How To Cut Out The Chafe This Summer "For some - for me and for most, it turns out - with the liberation of the leg comes the inevitable approach of an issue that, even as body positivity rises and chub can be celebrated, still proves tricky to talk about and even trickier to tackle"...
02:00, 05/24/2019

Rihanna Proves She Is Her Best Fenty Brand Ambassador Again “Fearlessness is a façade,” Rihanna told Vogue of the pressure she feels to perform. The ceaseless hype surrounding the most-anticipated label launch in decade suggests she’s already succeeded...
02:00, 05/24/2019

Top 100 dapps: Ethereum is for gaming, EOS and TRON are for gambling Gambling persists as a primary use case for “the blockchain” into 2019, with almost half of the top 100 decentralized apps (dapps) still betting-related. Blockchains EOS and TRON have also solidified themselves as competitors to Ethereum this year. T...
02:00, 05/24/2019

Meet Karen Wickre, the editor who helped Twitter and Google find their voice We often think of tech companies as faceless platforms; social networks where we imprint our personalities, empty documents we fill, and conduits for communicating. But tech giants do have their own voices, carefully crafted by editors, designers, an...
02:00, 05/24/2019

SpaceX successfully launches 60 of its Starlink internet satellites After a few delays, SpaceX finally launched the first 60 satellites under its ambitious Starlink project today. The company’s rocket Falcon 9 lifted off at the scheduled time of 2230 ET. These satellites will be operational in an orbit 500 km from th...
02:00, 05/24/2019

AT&T now accepts cryptocurrency, and it’s probably a bad idea American cell network operator AT&T has announced it’s accepting cryptocurrency as an online payment option. AT&T says it will be offering the payment method through cryptocurrency payment services provider BitPay. The mobile carrier will allow custo...
02:00, 05/24/2019

GitHub rolls out Patreon-esque feature to let you tip open source developers GitHub, one of the largest respositories for hosting open source software, has added the ability to financially support developers through recurring monthly payments. The feature is called GitHub Sponsors, and works similar to funding platforms like ...
02:00, 05/24/2019

Kane set to face Liverpool in Madrid final "Tottenham Hotspur\u0027s Harry Kane has entered the final stages of recovery from an ankle injury and manager Mauricio Pochettino is optimistic the striker will be fit enough to play in the Champions League final in Madrid."...
02:00, 05/24/2019

Cricket World Cup 2019 team-by-team guide: Australia star men, strengths and weaknesses In a series of articles, Standard Sport takes a look at the ten teams bidding for glory at the 2019 Cricket World Cup, continuing with defending champions Australia....
02:00, 05/24/2019

Harvey Weinstein reaches tentative deal to resolve lawsuits, compensate victims: reports More than 15 lawsuits have been filed accusing Harvey Weinstein or the company of misconduct. The settlement would cover many of them, including a class action by alleged victims and a suit by the New York attorney general....
01:48, 05/24/2019

WW2 bomb found: Kingston residents 'to be allowed back into their homes this afternoon at the earliest,' say police Thousands of residents evacuated after an unexploded WW2 bomb was discovered in south-west London will be able to return home Friday afternoon at the earliest, police have said....
01:48, 05/24/2019

Wenger: Mkhitaryan case 'should not happen in football' Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has expressed his astonishment that Henrikh Mkhitaryan won't be able to play in the Europa League final against Chelsea in Baku over fears for the Armenian international's safety....
01:32, 05/24/2019

Modi's definitive win may mean a more assertive India "Modi's muscular national security approach just received overwhelming approval. We should expect to see more of it in the next five years," said Vipin Narang, associate professor at MIT....
01:32, 05/24/2019

Kawhi Leonard Helps the Raptors Control of Their Series With the Bucks Leonard scored 35 points and showed no obvious signs of the leg soreness that bothered him in Toronto’s wins in the previous two games. He hit the 30-point mark for the fourth time in the series....
01:32, 05/24/2019

| US charges Julian Assange with violating Espionage Act The Justice Department on Thursday charged WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange with violating the US Espionage Act by publishing military and diplomatic files in 2010, rejecting his claim that he is a journalist....
01:32, 05/24/2019

What is the most healthful oil for frying? How healthful an oil is for frying depends on when it breaks down and how long a person heats it for. Some of the more healthful oils include olive oil, avocado oil, and canola oil. Learn more about the best oils for deep frying, shallow frying, and ...
01:16, 05/24/2019

Should I see a doctor about my cough? Signs that a person should see a doctor for a cough include when it occurs alongside dizziness, weight loss, or fever. There are many potential causes of a cough, and some require medical attention. Learn more here....
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Different types of nipples There are many types of nipples, including puffy, hairy, protruding, and inverted. These types are based on appearance and come with no health risks. Learn more about types of nipples here....
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Should I get checked for cancer? The warning signs of cancer vary depending on the type. People should see a doctor if they have any new symptoms or existing symptoms worsen. Learn more about the warning signs of cancer here....
01:16, 05/24/2019

What causes floating poop? Floating poop is not usually a cause for concern when it happens occasionally. Gas and dietary changes are common culprits. However, some medical issues, such as malabsorption and infections, can also cause floating stool. Learn more about the possib...
01:16, 05/24/2019

2 Indians Among 3 Dead As 'Traffic Jam' On Everest Puts Climbers At Risk Three more climbers have died on Everest, expedition organisers and officials said today, taking the toll from a deadly week on the overcrowded world's highest peak to seven....
01:16, 05/24/2019

‘What Good Is Success If I Can’t Cause Good?’ Singer-Songwriter Jason Mraz Talks to TIME He’s right in the middle of a set, but Jason Mraz isn’t too busy to pause for meditation. “Let’s all take a breath together,” he tells a packed house in Hong Kong, where he’s performing for two nights as part of hi...
01:16, 05/24/2019

Lionel Messi to give first Barcelona press conference in four years as club close ranks for Copa del Rey Final Lionel Messi and Gerard Pique will join Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde in the team's pre-match press conference ahead of the Copa del Rey Final against Valencia on Saturday as the club close ranks after the recent Champions League collapse at Anfiel...
01:00, 05/24/2019

Tottenham Champions League win could kickstart trophy run, says Jose Mourinho A Champions League triumph for Tottenham next week could make it easier for the club to add further domestic silverware to their trophy cabinet, according to Jose Mourinho....
01:00, 05/24/2019

Cricket World Cup 2019 team-by-team guide: Afghanistan star men, strengths and weaknesses In a series of articles, Standard Sport takes a look at the ten teams bidding for glory at the ten teams bidding for glory at the 2019 Cricket World Cup. Next up, it's outsiders Afghanistan....
01:00, 05/24/2019

Production-Spec Renault Arkana Unveiled, Could Be Considered For The Indian Market The Renault Arkana is underpinned by a modified platform of the Renault Kaptur which is sold in the Russian market. The Russian-spec Kaptur shares underpinnings even with the Captur sold in the Indian......
01:00, 05/24/2019

Skoda Launches New iV Sub-Brand; Marks Entry Into The World Of Electric Vehicles The first two allelectric vehicles based on Volkswagen Groups MEB modular electric car platform will be introduced in 2020, one of which will be a production version of the VISION iV SUV coup study....
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2020 Skoda Superb Unveiled; Now Available In A Plug-In Hybrid Version On the features front, the Superb now gets the optional Virtual Cockpit and a choice of three different infotainment systems, two of which also offer a navigation function. The Bolero radio and the......
01:00, 05/24/2019

BMW Bids An Amazing Farewell To Mercedes-Benz CEO Dieter Zetsche On His Retirement Day Dieter Zetsche has officially retired from his position as the Chairman of the Board of Management of Daimler AG and head of Mercedes-Benz this week. Bidding farewell to Mercedes' ex-top boss, fellow......
01:00, 05/24/2019

Wenger: I might not return as a manager "Former Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger wants to return to football soon but says he is at a crossroads and is not sure if he should take up another role as manager."...
01:00, 05/24/2019

China says making progress on African swine fever vaccine China will start work on clinical trials of an African swine fever vaccine, state media said on Friday, as the disease continues to spread through the world's biggest hog herd....
00:48, 05/24/2019

Celebrities show out for the NBA playoffs From Drake to Aaron Rodgers and Danica Patrick, a look at all of the celebrities attending the 2019 NBA playoffs.        ...
00:48, 05/24/2019

AP source: Breanna Stewart to be WNBA ambassador this season A person familiar with the decision says that Breanna Stewart will act as an ambassador for the WNBA this season after the reigning MVP tore her Achilles over the winter and is out for the year        ...
00:48, 05/24/2019

Marcello Lippi returns for second stint as China head coach Marcello Lippi is set for a second stint in charge of China's national team as the country targets a place at the 2022 World Cup        ...
00:48, 05/24/2019

Staying sharp: Sack artist Donald fueled by Super Bowl loss Two-time reigning defensive player of the year Aaron Donald is always searching for out-of-the-box ways to improve his game as he tries to win a Super Bowl ring for the Los Angeles Rams        ...
00:48, 05/24/2019

O Canada: Hockey hotbed now produces tennis players, too Canadians Denis Shapovalov, Felix Auger-Aliassime and Bianca Andreescu have all simultaneously broken into the world's elite ranks of tennis players        ...
00:48, 05/24/2019

LEADING OFF: Marlins streak the right way, Sale vs Astros LEADING OFF: Marlins streaking in right direction, Sale faces Astros again, Orioles finally return to Coors Field        ...
00:48, 05/24/2019

Danica Patrick, Dale Earnhardt Jr. share favorite Indianapolis memories ahead of Indy 500 While neither won at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, both Danica Patrick and Dale Earnhardt Jr. have fond memories of the Indy 500's host city.        ...
00:48, 05/24/2019

Opinion: Raptors star Kawhi Leonard making his case for best player in the NBA Kawhi Leonard has carried the Raptors to the brink of the first NBA Finals appearance in franchise history, and he's done it less than 100% healthy.        ...
00:48, 05/24/2019

Condé Nast nearing $7M sale of W Magazine After nine months on the sale block, Condé Nast appears to have finally found a buyer for fashion bible W Magazine. Surface Media, which publishes an avant-garde quarterly magazine and website covering design and architecture, is said to be close to ...
00:48, 05/24/2019

The Post becomes New York’s most-read Sunday tabloid Weekends are for New York’s favorite tabloid. The Post has become the top-read tabloid on Sundays — surging past the Sunday Daily News in circulation, according to a new quarterly report from the Alliance for Audited Media. The Post averaged 184,668 ...
00:48, 05/24/2019

Cost-cutting MNG reaches deal to buy bankrupt Reading Eagle MNG Enterprises, after losing its $1.36 billion bid to stage a hostile takeover of Gannett, this week got a consolation prize when it reached a deal to pay $5 million to acquire the Reading Eagle out of Chapter 11 bankruptcy. According to a WARN (Wor...
00:48, 05/24/2019

A Guide to Our Coverage of the European Parliament Elections Citizens of the European Union’s 28 member nations go to the polls this week to elect their next transnational Parliament. Here’s a guide to our coverage....
00:48, 05/24/2019

4 Women With Lives Scarred by Genital Cutting: Could a Surgeon Heal Them? Over 200 million women and girls alive today have been circumcised. Four of them shared with The Times their pain, emotional trauma and sexual struggles — and their journey to feel whole....
00:48, 05/24/2019

Thai exiles in fear after murders and disappearances When members of the exiled Thai protest band Faiyen learned that the concrete-stuffed bodies of two Thai activists who had disappeared from Laos had been found in the Mekong River, they grew worried about their own fates....
00:48, 05/24/2019

Japan PM Abe says 'basically' not thinking of snap election if sales tax hike delayed: Kyodo Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said that he was "basically" not considering seeking voter consent with a snap election if the government were to delay a planned sales tax hike, Kyodo News agency reported on Friday....
00:48, 05/24/2019

Rockets hit hotel in Libyan capital Rockets hit a luxury hotel in Libya’s capital, Tripoli, early on Friday in an attack the internationally recognized government blamed on eastern forces trying to capture the city....
00:48, 05/24/2019

Japan PM Abe considering visit to Iran as early as mid-June: NHK Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is considering visiting Iran as early as mid-June, NHK national television said on Friday, as international concern grows about rising tension between Iran and the United States....
00:48, 05/24/2019

League leader says Italy government to focus on its priorities after EU vote: paper Italy's coalition government won't fall after this week's vote for the European parliament but will have "to do a number of things" which are priorities for the right-wing League party, its leader, Matteo Salvini, was quoted as saying....
00:48, 05/24/2019

Indonesian opposition set to challenge election result in court Defeated Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto is set to lodge a challenge to the result of the April 17 election in the Constitutional Court on Friday after complaining that the vote was rigged....
00:48, 05/24/2019

British PM May expected to announce date of her departure British Prime Minister Theresa May is expected on Friday to announce the date of her departure, triggering a contest that will bring a new leader to power who is likely to push for a more decisive Brexit divorce deal....
00:48, 05/24/2019

Taiwan celebrates Asia's first same-sex marriages as couples tie knot Same-sex couples tied the knot in emotional scenes in Taiwan on Friday, the first legal marriages in Asia hailed by activists as a social revolution for the region....
00:48, 05/24/2019

Taiwan holds Asia's first gay wedding A week after lawmakers took the historic step of legalizing gay marriage, the first same-sex couples have tied the knot in Taiwan. Yet the newly-weds are still subject to restrictions not faced by heterosexual couples....
00:32, 05/24/2019

History will prove Merkel right on refugees: EU's Juncker Angela Merkel was right to take in nearly 1 million refugees in 2015, EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said in an interview. He also revealed how he got Donald Trump to kiss him....
00:32, 05/24/2019

Hope Hicks Left the White House. Now She Must Decide Whether to Talk to Congress. Like few others, Ms. Hicks was witness to some of the president’s angriest moments and most pointed directives about the investigations into his campaign....
00:32, 05/24/2019

Trump Administration to Expand Penalties for Currency Manipulators The administration proposed expanding a trade penalty that is typically used to put tariffs on countries for unfair subsidies to address manipulated currency....
00:32, 05/24/2019

Trump Gives Attorney General Sweeping Power in Review of 2016 Campaign Inquiry In a directive, the president ordered the intelligence agencies to cooperate with the review and gave the attorney general the authority to unilaterally declassify their documents....
00:32, 05/24/2019

On Politics: The Trade War Is Here to Stay The Trump administration announced an aid package for farmers to mollify an important political constituency hurt by the escalating trade clash with China....
00:32, 05/24/2019

Missouri Tornadoes: Rain, Floods and ‘Then the Sirens Go’ First came floods across Nebraska and Iowa. Then the Mississippi River rose and rose, threatening towns. And on Wednesday, a series of violent tornadoes tore through the region....
00:32, 05/24/2019

Which was worse: Aaron Rodgers’s beer-chugging debacle or Bucks’ home loss to Raptors? In attendance at Game 5 of the NBA playoff series in Milwaukee, the Packers quarterback was shown up by not just one of his offensive linemen but also Brewers outfielder Christian Yelich....
00:32, 05/24/2019

|DatafailstocapturecomplexityofSA’sunemploymentcrisis South Africa’s embrace of international conventions has buttressed the country’s reputation in statistical circles. But these global standards prove a poor fit for the country....
00:32, 05/24/2019

|BarriersremainforwomeninSAworkplace–brandexpert While there are no institutional restrictions on women in the workplace in SA, there are a number of barriers for women in business, says the CEO of Branding & Marketing YOU....
00:32, 05/24/2019

|KganyagosaysbankscouldhandlepotentialEskomdefault South Africa’s banking industry would be able to withstand a default by Eskom, but the impact on pension funds is a concern for the central bank, Governor Lesetja Kganyago said....
00:32, 05/24/2019

|SouthAfricapartofcollateraldamagefromUS-Chinatradewar The country is 'a small, open economy which grows by selling into the global demand,' central bank Governor Lesetja Kganyago told reporters in Pretoria on Thursday....
00:32, 05/24/2019

|JUSTIN:OldMutualsuspendsitsCEOPeterMoyo In an email to staff, Old Mutual Chairperson Trevor Manuel wrote that Moyo's suspension is not related to performance, but 'as a result of a conflict of interest matter related to [Moyo's] personal interests'....
00:32, 05/24/2019

Media watchdog has beef with ABC over Catalyst program Authority finds science show breached impartiality standards in its portrayal of the beef industry as harmful to the environmentThe media watchdog has found the ABC science program Catalyst breached editorial standards for impartiality in its present...
00:16, 05/24/2019

Muddy Waters says Rallye news is vindication of its warnings Short-seller Muddy Waters said on Friday that news Rallye, the parent company of French retailer Casino, had been placed under protection from creditors was "a resounding vindication of the warnings we sounded"....
00:16, 05/24/2019

Japan's Nikkei dips as U.S.-China tensions escalate Japan's Nikkei share average dipped on Friday as escalating tensions between Washington and Beijing over trade and technology firms weighed on investor appetite....
00:16, 05/24/2019

China denounces Pompeo's comments on Huawei China's Foreign Ministry on Friday denounced comments by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who said the chief executive of China's Huawei Technologies was lying about his company's ties to the Beijing government....
00:16, 05/24/2019

Maersk profit in line but trade tensions a concern Danish shipping group A.P. Moller-Maersk on Friday posted first-quarter profit close to expectations and warned that trade tensions and slowing economic growth constitute "considerable uncertainties"....
00:16, 05/24/2019

UPDATE 2-Casino says Rallye has not lost control over the French retailer French retailer Casino said on Friday that the filing of its parent company for protection from creditors had no impact on the execution of its strategy and said the majority shareholder remained in control....
00:16, 05/24/2019

Climate change is hot topic in the European Parliament vote Concerns about climate change have prompted mass protests across Europe for the past year, turning the issue into a key topic ahead of the European Parliament elections taking place through Sunday across the 28-nation bloc...
00:16, 05/24/2019

Anna Kendrick will star in 'Love Life' for WarnerMedia streaming WarnerMedia is slowly developing its own content for its upcoming streaming service, as Pitch Perfect's Anna Kendrick will star in and produce a half-hour romantic comedy series called Love Life, according to Deadline. Each season, the series wi...
00:16, 05/24/2019

FIFA 19 TOTS Bundesliga COUNTDOWN: Release date, reveal time, FUT player predictions FIFA 19 fans are gearing up for another TOTS, this time potentially coming from the best of the best in the German Bundesliga. Here's everything you need to know, including some predictions on who could feature....
00:16, 05/24/2019

Lance Armstrong on doping past: 'I wouldn't change a thing' "Former cycling champion Lance Armstrong has said he \"wouldn\u0027t change a thing\" about the doping that led to him being stripped of his record seven Tour de France titles, according to details of an interview that will air next week on NBCSN."...
00:00, 05/24/2019

| Du Toit urges Stormers to play their best Pieter-Steph du Toit will run out at Newlands for his 50th Stormers cap, but his focus is on making as big an impact as possible against the Highlanders....
00:00, 05/24/2019

US official urges Pacific nations to keep ties with Taiwan A top U.S. diplomat for Southeast Asia has urged Pacific island nations not to withdraw diplomatic recognition of Taiwan, warning that Chinese pressure to change Taiwan’s international standing threatens to increase the possibility of conflict...
00:00, 05/24/2019

Interpol: 9 arrested, 50 children rescued in pedophile ring bust Interpol said 50 children had been rescued and nine people had been arrested in Thailand, Australia and the United States following a two-year international investigation into a "dark web" pedophile ring....
00:00, 05/24/2019

Dogs, a horse and a goat go to the polls – in pictures Pets accompany their owners across the UK as the nation votes in the European elections• This article was amended on 23 May 2019 to remove an image, which the photo agency informed us after publication was taken at the local elections in the UK in Ma...
00:00, 05/24/2019

From high fives in the pub to nods between walkers, it’s great to bond with a stranger | Hannah Jane Parkinson It is not uncommon for me to end up playing Scrabble with people on the next table over, exchanging niceties and numbersI am often in agreement with Jean-Paul Sartre’s idea that hell is other people, particularly other people on a sweaty, height-of-s...
00:00, 05/24/2019

US stocks set for slight rebound after trade fears roil markets U.S. stock index futures were higher on Friday morning, as market participants continue to monitor trade tensions between the world's two-largest economies....
00:00, 05/24/2019

| US mulls more troops in Mid-East | Guatemalan family mourns son who died in US: WATCH the top World news videos for today Pentagon confirms it is weighing sending more troops to Middle East | Guatemalan family mourns son who died in US custody; here are the top World news videos for today. WATCH....
23:48, 05/23/2019

| Thulani Hlatshwayo chats to Sport24 In an exclusive interview, Bafana Bafana captain Thulani Hlatshwayo talks about South Africa’s expectations at AFCON 2019, how he learned of leading the side...
23:32, 05/23/2019

| Precocious Rabada is Proteas' CWC weapon In a World Cup expected to be dominated by batsmen, the Proteas hope to buck the trend with a bowling attack led by the precociously talented Kagiso Rabada....
23:32, 05/23/2019

Woody Harrelson, PETA team up, urge Texas governor to ban 'cruel' Bacon Bash event Harrelson was moved to compose the plea after PETA shared video of pigs and piglets being wrangled and chased at the now-controversial annual Bandera Bacon Bash....
23:32, 05/23/2019

Brazil's supreme court votes to make homophobia a crime A majority in Brazil's supreme court has voted to make homophobia and transphobia crimes like racism, a decision coming amid fears the country's far-right president will roll back LGBT social gains....
23:32, 05/23/2019

Mexican congress approves safeguards for new National Guard Mexico's Congress approved a series of safeguards Thursday intended to prevent abuses under the country's new militarized police force known as the National Guard....
23:32, 05/23/2019

A woman takes leadership of Paraguay's Maka people For the tiny Maka culture of Paraguay, political authority has passed from father to son for generations even as the band has struggled for survival, its way of life uprooted by war and migration from a vast, isolated countryside to an urban neighbor...
23:32, 05/23/2019

Nancy Pelosi: ‘The White House is just crying out for impeachment' – video The Democratic speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi, said the White House was “crying out for impeachment” and called for Donald Trump’s family to intervene in the president’s wellbeing “for the good of the country”. The dramatic statements came one da...
23:32, 05/23/2019

Woman, 102, suspected of killing care home neighbour, 92 The suspect, who told staff she had ‘killed someone’, has been placed in psychiatric care after the incident in FranceA woman aged 102 has been placed in psychiatric care in north-eastern France after she was suspected of murdering her 92-year-old ne...
23:32, 05/23/2019

'I feel lucky': Taiwan holds first gay marriages in historic day for Asia Hundreds of couples tie the knot after parliament became the first in Asia to legalise same-sex marriageAfter decades of campaigning and waiting, Taiwan has welcomed hundreds of same-sex couples as they exercised their new legal rights to tie the kno...
23:32, 05/23/2019

Accused Chilean kidnapper for Pinochet regime denies knowing victims Adriana Riva, in custody in Sydney following an extradition request from Chile, has applied for bailA Sydney woman wanted in Chile over the alleged kidnapping of seven people during the military dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet denies having known or...
23:32, 05/23/2019

How does the reality TV show Cops stack up with real-life crime figures? Creators of podcast Running from Cops watched 846 episodes and compared the numbers they found with national crime figuresReality TV can fail to live up to its name, conveying a version of the world that is a sidestep from the truth. And Cops was a s...
23:32, 05/23/2019

The end of May: are we headed for Boris Johnson as prime minister? Theresa May appears to have entered the final phase of her leadership, with rivals waiting to pounce on the chance to succeed her. Patrick Wintour lays out the route ahead but can anyone stop the clear favourite? Also today: Claire Armitstead on the ...
23:32, 05/23/2019

Raptors edge Bucks and move to brink of NBA finals behind Kawhi's 35 Raptors knock off Bucks to take 3-2 series lead in East finalsKawhi Leonard’s game-high 35 points power Toronto in winKawhi Leonard scored 35 points and the Toronto Raptors beat the Milwaukee Bucks 105-99 on Thursday night to take a 3-2 lead in the E...
23:32, 05/23/2019

Bisphenol: what to know about the chemicals in water bottles and CDs Though its health effects are still debated, the EPA says it is concerned about bisphenol (such as BPA) because ‘it is a reproductive, developmental and systemic toxicant’Bisphenols are a group of chemicals used to manufacture plastics, epoxy resins ...
23:32, 05/23/2019

On the arsonist’s trail: inside Australia’s worst bushfire catastrophe One day in 2009, fires swept across Victoria, leaving 173 dead. It became known as Black Saturday. When it emerged that not all of these disasters were natural, local detectives sprang into action. By Chloe HooperThe patient had been in a coma for 12...
23:32, 05/23/2019

Midnight Cowboy at 50: why the X-rated best picture winner endures The unlikely buddy drama, starring Jon Voight and Dustin Hoffman, remains a compelling study of poverty and lonelinessMidnight Cowboy was the first and only X-rated film to win the Academy Award for best picture, a fact that’s useful to know on trivi...
23:32, 05/23/2019

Praise be: books about Trump benefit from cycle of sycophancy Donald Trump Jr is writing a book and if it’s obsequious enough can expect a sales bump from a glowing tweet by his father The Donald Trump Book Club is about to gain its newest and perhaps most inevitable member.The US president’s eldest son, Don Jr...
23:32, 05/23/2019

Rocketmen, raves and rhapsodies: how the music biopic became a Hollywood hit Elton John is the latest rock star to get the movie treatment in Rocketman. When did singers become as bankable as superheroes at the box office?The doors swing open and through the smoke swaggers a figure in bejewelled orange horns, gold popped coll...
23:32, 05/23/2019

'Democracy has been hijacked by white men': how minority rule now grips America The US is becoming more diverse and progressive, but white men’s grip on power is being exercised via the courts, gerrymandering and dark money in politicsThe exercise of political power by legislative majorities of white, male elected officials in w...
23:32, 05/23/2019

Sperm counts are on the decline – could plastics be to blame? A recent study that tested both men and dogs added to concerns that chemicals in the environment are damaging the quality and quantity of sperm• Help us reach our $150,000 goal to fund this series. Make a contributionSurprising new research into dog ...
23:32, 05/23/2019

Diehard Bolsonaro supporters prepare to march as criticism of his rule intensifies As his approval ratings plunge, critics say Brazilian president’s approach has been ‘shocking’Hardcore supporters of Brazil’s president, Jair Bolsonaro, have urged his followers to flood the streets in defence of their leader on Sunday amid mounting ...
23:32, 05/23/2019

Harvey Weinstein and accusers reach tentative $44m compensation deal The agreement would resolve lawsuits and compensate the Hollywood producer’s alleged victimsHarvey Weinstein has reached a tentative $44m deal to resolve lawsuits and compensate his alleged victims of sexual misconduct, according to reports.The deal,...
23:32, 05/23/2019

Congestion on Everest leads to backlog of climbers in 'death zone' Local media cites recent deaths of three people as cause for hours-long queue in freezing temperaturesHundreds of climbers hoping to make it to the summit of the world’s tallest mountain were forced to queue for hours in freezing temperatures at high...
23:32, 05/23/2019

Pelosi v Trump: how a 'stable genius' president met his match With calls for an intervention on his behalf, the House speaker has knocked an ‘extremely calm’ leader off balanceIt has been almost four years since Donald Trump launched his presidential campaign from the gilded escalator of Trump Tower. In that ti...
23:32, 05/23/2019

New US charges against Julian Assange could spell decades behind bars WikiLeaks founder charged in 18-count DoJ indictmentAssange ‘risked serious harm to US national security’Julian Assange could face decades in a US prison after being charged with violating the Espionage Act by publishing classified information throug...
23:32, 05/23/2019

Firefighters, cancer and lobbying: the safety row over flame retardants Massachusetts has failed to sign a bill – opposed by the American Chemistry Council – banning flame retardants into law despite the endorsement of lawmakers and pediatriciansJay Fleming is a booming Boston firefighter who has climbed the ranks since ...
23:32, 05/23/2019

SpaceX puts up 60 satellites for Elon Musk's 'Starlink' internet SpaceX has launched a rocket with the first batch of satellites of its "Starlink" constellation, which is designed to offer internet services from space. The system will need a dozen more launches to become operational....
23:32, 05/23/2019

Snapchat employees reportedly snooped on users with 'SnapLion' tool A bombshell Motherboard report reveals that employees across several departments at Snapchat can view user location information, saved Snaps, phone numbers and email address through a tool known as SnapLion. It's not clear exactly how widespread...
23:32, 05/23/2019

SpaceX just launched a Falcon 9 loaded with Starlink internet satellites After a pair of scrubbed launch attempts last week, SpaceX's first rocket loaded with 60 Starlink satellites has successfully taken off from Cape Canaveral. One hour and two minutes after the 10:30 PM ET launch the satellites are scheduled to be...
23:32, 05/23/2019

Petzval unveils its first lens for full-frame mirrorless cameras It's been a while since we've heard about Petzval lenses, but Lomography just unveiled an interesting (and much needed) model for the latest full-frame mirrorless cameras. The Petzval 55mm f/1.7 MK II Art lens works on Sony E, Nikon Z and C...
23:32, 05/23/2019

Here's the worst-case scenario for the trade war It turns out trade wars are not short and not so easy to win, as President Donald Trump once tweeted. As the US-China trade war drags on, economists are sharpening their pencils, forecasting what a protracted trade war would cost....
23:00, 05/23/2019

BJP's New Recruit Jay Panda Trails In Homeground Kendrapara In Odisha Baijayant 'Jay' Panda was one of the most recognizable faces of Odisha's ruling BJD, apart from its founder and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. It seemed incredible that he could ever quit the party......
23:00, 05/23/2019

Jaya Prada Trailing In Rampur With Around 2.5 Lakh Votes Former Bollywood actress Jaya Prada, a two-term Lok Sabha parliamentarian from Rampur in Uttar Pradesh, has gone through a range of emotions during her campaigns. There were tears and rage....
23:00, 05/23/2019

Actor-Politician Hema Malini Leads In Mathura Actor-politician Hema Malini ruled the silver screen in the 1960s and 70s. She was popularly called the "Dream Girl" during her acting years. She is a BJP parliamentarian from the temple town of......
23:00, 05/23/2019

A muted, repetitive reunion continues RuPaul’s Drag Race's late-season slump The reunion episodes of RuPaul’s Drag Race have a tendency to be a bit of a mixed bag. Some have prompted memorable, emotional moments, but they frequently act as filler, a season highlight clip show to promote the finale. They can be an opportunity ...
23:00, 05/23/2019

Netflix drops a release date and plot details for the Between Two Ferns movie When Netflix announced late last year that it was working with Zach Galifianakis and Scott Aukerman to transform their Emmy-winning webseries Between Two Ferns into a movie, it was met with…well, not skepticism, exactly, because Galifianakis and Auke...
23:00, 05/23/2019

Virtual reality or no, a round of golf is still just a round of golf Every Friday, A.V. Club staffers kick off our weekly open thread for the discussion of gaming plans and recent gaming glories, but of course, the real action is down in the comments, where we invite you to answer our eternal question: What Are You Pl...
23:00, 05/23/2019

Global Payments, Total System explore potential deal: Bloomberg Global Payments Inc has held preliminary tie-up talks with Total System Services Inc, Bloomberg reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter....
23:00, 05/23/2019

First satellites for Musk's Starlink internet venture launched into orbit SpaceX, the private rocket company of high-tech entrepreneur Elon Musk, launched the first batch of 60 small satellites into low-Earth orbit on Thursday for Musk's new Starlink internet service....
23:00, 05/23/2019

SpaceX launches Falcon 9 rocket, Starlink satellites into orbit CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX, the private rocket company of high-tech entrepreneur Elon Musk, launched the first batch of 60 small satellites into low-Earth orbit on Thursday for Musk’s new Starlink internet service. A Falcon 9 rocket ca...
23:00, 05/23/2019

Brunei Sultan Returns Oxford Degree After Uproar Over Proposal to Punish Gay Sex With Death by Stoning The Sultan of Brunei has returned an honorary degree he received from the University of Oxford in England after global backlash over his proposal to punish people who engage in same-sex relations with the death penalty, according to Reuters and other...
23:00, 05/23/2019

The Trump Administration May Bypass Congress to Export Weapons to Gulf States The White House may bypass Congress to export billions of dollars of weapons to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates that are now on hold. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and other officials are pushing for the enacting of an emergency provision ...
23:00, 05/23/2019

REFILE-PRECIOUS-Gold hovers above $1,280 as dollar recoils on U.S. data blow Gold prices held steady on Friday after rising above $1,280 in the previous session as weaker U.S. data pushed back the dollar and reignited hopes of a rate cut by the Federal Reserve this year....
23:00, 05/23/2019

Simulator training remains 'possible option' for Boeing 737 MAX pilots in Canada Simulator training remains a "possible option" for Canadian Boeing 737 MAX pilots, but it's too early to say whether it would be mandatory, a Transport Canada official said on Thursday night, further distancing the regulator from previous remarks by ...
23:00, 05/23/2019

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - May 24 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
23:00, 05/23/2019

METALS-Copper rebounds from more than 4-month low as dollar eases Copper prices rebounded on Friday from their lowest since Jan. 14 hit in the previous session, as the U.S. dollar eased, but were heading for their sixth straight week of losses on a prolonged U.S.-China trade war....
23:00, 05/23/2019

UPDATE 2-Stoppage at Newmont Goldcorp mine costs Mexico millions daily - minister Ongoing stoppages at Newmont Goldcorp Corp's Penasquito gold mine in Mexico are costing "millions" every day to both public coffers and the company, a Mexican minister said on Thursday, urging a solution that will restart operations....
23:00, 05/23/2019

Morning News Call - India, May 24 To access a PDF version of this newsletter, please click here http://share.thomsonreuters.com/assets/newsletters/Indiamorning/MNC_IN_05242019.pdf If you would like to receive this newsletter via email, please register at: http://solutions.re...
23:00, 05/23/2019

NASA executive quits weeks after being named to lead moon initiative A top NASA executive hired in April to guide strategy for returning astronauts to the moon by 2024 has resigned, the space agency said on Thursday, the culmination of internal strife and dwindling congressional support for the lunar initiative....
23:00, 05/23/2019

Japan's Nikkei slips on fear of escalating U.S.-China tensions Japan's Nikkei share average dropped on Friday, as concerns about escalating tensions between Washington and Beijing over trade and technology firms sapped investor appetite while steep losses in oil prices hit trading houses....
23:00, 05/23/2019

FOREX-Dollar retreats from 2-yr high overnight, set for weekly loss The dollar was on track on Friday to post a small weekly loss after coming off two-year highs on lower U.S. yields as investors feared the Sino-U.S. trade dispute will hurt the U.S. economy more than previously thought....
23:00, 05/23/2019

Global Payments, Total System explore potential deal - Bloomberg Global Payments Inc has held preliminary tie-up talks with Total System Services Inc, Bloomberg reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter....
23:00, 05/23/2019

METALS-Copper rebounds but on track for 6th straight weekly fall Copper rebounded on Friday from its lowest since Jan. 14 hit in the previous session, as the U.S. dollar eased, but was heading for its sixth straight week of losses on a prolonged U.S.-China trade war....
23:00, 05/23/2019

UPDATE 2-First satellites for Musk's Starlink internet venture launched into orbit SpaceX, the private rocket company of high-tech entrepreneur Elon Musk, launched the first batch of 60 small satellites into low-Earth orbit on Thursday for Musk's new Starlink internet service....
23:00, 05/23/2019

UPDATE 2-NASA executive quits weeks after appointment to lead 2024 moon landing plan A top NASA executive hired in April to guide strategy for returning astronauts to the moon by 2024 has resigned, the space agency said on Thursday, the culmination of internal strife and dwindling congressional support for the lunar initiative....
23:00, 05/23/2019

PRESS DIGEST- New York Times business news - May 24 The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
23:00, 05/23/2019

Ingraham exclusive: Homeland Security boss defends against family-separation accusations at border The acting head of the Department of Homeland Security is disputing accusations that U.S. authorities are continuing to separate children from their families....
22:48, 05/23/2019

Samsung could launch another ultra-rugged smartphone this year Samsung Galaxy Xcover 4Samsung's Xcover lineup is aimed at customers who favor the ultra-rugged aspect of a smartphone rather than technical specifications. The South Korean company usually launched a new Xcover device every two years or so, which me...
22:48, 05/23/2019

Waze is getting a new celebrity voice for driving directions until June's end If you're a long time Waze user, then you're probably familiar with the app's habit to bring in celebrities to give you driving directions. Of course, if you haven't tried out the popular navigation app yet, this is a great chance to give it a go sin...
22:48, 05/23/2019

Gameloft reveals new LEGO-themed team-battle RPG for Android and iOS LEGO fans rejoice, as Gameloft has just announced a brand new RPG for Android and iOS set in the LEGO universe. Originally teased back in December, LEGO Legacy: Heroes Unboxed will be released this fall, but it will be regularly shown to fans until t...
22:48, 05/23/2019

Deal: Save up to $55 on a Fitbit fitness tracker at Amazon If you're looking to buy a fitness tracker and don't want to spend more than $100 for one, we have the perfect deal for you. Amazon is running a promotion on a handful of Fitbit products, including the Fitbit Alta HR fitness tracker.As the title says...
22:48, 05/23/2019

Trump Says 'Dangerous' Huawei Could Be Included in US-China Trade Deal Trump said US complaints against Huawei might be resolved within the framework of a US-China trade deal, while at the same time calling it "very dangerous....
22:48, 05/23/2019

Instagram Claims It Is Not the Source of Influencer Data Breach Instagram has said it was not the source of private contact information for millions of influential users of the service recently found in an unguarded online database....
22:48, 05/23/2019

Wikileaks Founder Julian Assange Charged With Violating Espionage Act The Justice Department on Thursday charged WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange with violating the US Espionage Act in the publishing of military and diplomatic files in 2010, rejecting his claim that he......
22:48, 05/23/2019

300 LeT Terrorists Active In Afghanistan: Pentagon At least 300 fighters from Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), designated a global terror organisation by the US and the UN, are active in war-torn Afghanistan, a pentagon report has said....
22:48, 05/23/2019

No Talks With US 'Under Any Circumstances': Iran Iran will not hold talks with the United States "under any circumstances" while the rights of the Islamic republic are not respected, said an official quoted Thursday by state media....
22:48, 05/23/2019

US Could Send More Troops To Mideast Amid Iran Tensions: Pentagon Chief The United States said Thursday it was considering deploying more troops to the Middle East as it looks for ways to enhance the protection of its forces in the turbulent region amid simmering tensions......
22:48, 05/23/2019

"Fake" Nancy Pelosi Clips, Slowed To Make Her Appear Drunk, Spread Online Distorted videos of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., altered to make her sound as if she's drunkenly slurring her words, are spreading rapidly across social media, highlighting how political......
22:48, 05/23/2019

Trump Tried To Stop Early Release Of "American Taliban" From US Prison John Walker Lindh, the American captured in Afghanistan in 2001 fighting for the Taliban, was freed early from federal prison on Thursday after serving 17 years amid concerns he might still harbor......
22:48, 05/23/2019

Trump Crying For Impeachment, Democrats Not On That Path: Nancy Pelosi House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., claimed Thursday that President Trump wants to be impeached and is upset that House Democrats are not rushing in that direction now, as tensions continued to......
22:48, 05/23/2019

Taiwan Holds First Gay Marriages In Historic Day For Asia Taiwan made history on Friday with Asia's first legal gay weddings as same-sex couples tied the knot in jubilant and emotional scenes, the culmination of a three-decade fight for equality....
22:48, 05/23/2019

Elon Musk's SpaceX Launches Satellites For Starlink Internet Service High-tech entrepreneur Elon Musk's SpaceX company launched a Falcon 9 rocket from Florida on Thursday on a mission to carry the first batch of five dozen small satellites into low-Earth orbit for his......
22:48, 05/23/2019

Aviation Body, Boeing Moving Fast On Lifting 737 Max Ban: European Pilots An organization representing European pilots said Thursday that the Federal Aviation Administration and Boeing have failed to resolve fundamental questions about the oversight and design of the 737......
22:48, 05/23/2019

Plan To Kill "As Many Girls As I See": Man Arrested After Second Chances Christopher Cleary had a history of threatening women with violence when he was arrested in January on the morning of the Women's March in Provo, Utah. The 27-year-old Colorado man blamed years of......
22:48, 05/23/2019

Harvey Weinstein Reaches Deal To Settle Cases For $44 Million: Report Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, an accused in rape and sexual assault cases, has reached a provisional $44 million settlement with alleged victims and creditors, the Wall Street Journal reported......
22:48, 05/23/2019

NASA Executive Quits Weeks After Appointment To Lead 2024 Moon Initiative A top NASA executive hired in April to guide strategy for returning astronauts to the moon by 2024 has resigned, the space agency said on Thursday, the culmination of internal strife and dwindling......
22:48, 05/23/2019

|BenHarperoncomingtoSouthAfricaandcollaboratingwiththeSowetoGospelChoir:'Iamabigfanoftheirsound' Channel24 spoke to Ben about how he got his start, how music has changed his life and how he's a big fan of one of South Africa's best exports: The Soweto Gospel Choir....
22:48, 05/23/2019

The ACLU Is Taking on Border Patrol Over the Fatal Shooting of a Guatemalan Woman The ACLU of Texas has filed a $100 million claim for damages against the U.S. government over the fatal shooting of a Guatemalan woman by Border Patrol in 2018, according to BuzzFeed. The claim is a required legal step that will almost certainly lead...
22:48, 05/23/2019

Trump Is Killing the Beer Industry The U.S. beer industry says Trump’s trade war has cost them 40,000 jobs, according to Bloomberg. It’s enough to make you want to drown your sorrows in some ice cold American pisswater!...
22:48, 05/23/2019

Video: Anaconda Snakes Born To Virgin Mother In Aquarium The birth of 18 baby anacondas at a Boston aquarium has left many surprised, given that their mother has lived most of her life in an all-female enclosure....
22:32, 05/23/2019

'Long Shot' stars talk politics "Long Shot" stars Charlize Theron and June David Raphael say women often face extra scrutiny in politics. (May 23)        ...
22:32, 05/23/2019

Keepsakes from set for 'Big Bang' stars As "The Big Bang Theory" wrapped production on its 12-year run, stars of the sitcom went for relatively small mementos to remember their time on set. (May 23)        ...
22:32, 05/23/2019

David Guetta's secret to pop longevity Grammy-winning DJ-producer David Guetta says he's been able to stick around in pop music for more than three decades because he stays mostly behind the scenes. (May 23)        ...
22:32, 05/23/2019

Video shows Sacramento police placing 'spit mask' on 12-year-old boy as he shouts 'I can't breathe!' Sacramento Police released body camera footage of a black boy's viral arrest, and the chief defended officers who covered his head.        ...
22:32, 05/23/2019

Why was a healthy dog euthanized in Virginia? Her deceased owner asked for it in her will While legal, a Virginia woman's request in her will to have her dog euthanized so they could be buried together has sparked backlash.        ...
22:32, 05/23/2019

Amidst the chaos, Sara Bareilles finds a new voice Feeling “lost” after Donald Trump won the U.S. presidential election in 2016, Sara Bareilles turned to songwriting to find healing. (May 23)        ...
22:32, 05/23/2019

Oregon college student taking mountainside pictures dies in 100-foot fall Michelle Casey, a student at Oregon State University, died after falling 100 feet while taking pictures over a wall at a scenic viewpoint.        ...
22:32, 05/23/2019

Principal, school superintendent bring student's graduation to dying mom's hospital room Noah Siets walked down the hospital corridor to his mother's room in his cap and gown, as "Pomp and Circumstance" played from an iPhone.        ...
22:32, 05/23/2019

Today in History for May 24th Highlights of this day in history: Samuel Morse opens America's first telegraph line; Four men sentenced for the 1993 World Trade Center bombing; Britain's Queen Victoria born; The Brooklyn Bridge opens; Singer-songwriter Bob Dylan born. ...
22:32, 05/23/2019

China is driving growth in Asia's real estate market despite trade war headwinds, report finds Despite a decline in global commercial real estate markets, Asia-Pacific continues to enjoy a record-breaking growth — thanks to China, according to the Global Capital Flows report by JLL....
22:32, 05/23/2019

$44 million settlement reportedly close in Weinstein sexual misconduct lawsuits A tentative deal is close to settling lawsuits brought against the television and film company co-founded by Harvey Weinstein.        ...
22:32, 05/23/2019

Oil bounces back, but markets remain fragile amid trade disputes Oil prices jumped more than 1% on Friday amid OPEC supply cuts and Middle East tensions, but still did not fully recoup losses earlier in the week on economic slowdown jitters and swelling inventories — their steepest drops since the start of 2019....
22:32, 05/23/2019

US to strafe crucial nesting area for 3m birds with poison to eradicate mice Midway Atoll to be bombarded with rodenticide after scientists and volunteers discovered seabirds with open wounds Midway Atoll in the Pacific Ocean was the scene of a crucial naval battle in the second world war. It is now set for a very different s...
22:16, 05/23/2019

India's Modi begins talks for new cabinet after big election win Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold talks on Friday to form a new cabinet to tackle a stuttering economy and other challenges facing his second term after winning a big majority....
22:16, 05/23/2019

Harvey Weinstein reportedly has a tentative $44 million deal to settle sexual misconduct lawsuits The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times, citing people familiar with the deal, reported that $30 million would go to plaintiffs and $14 million would be used to pay legal fees....
22:16, 05/23/2019

Kendall Jenner and Ben Simmons Split After 1 Year: What Went Wrong? Kendall Jenner and her basketball star beau Ben Simmons have called it quits. A source confirms to E! News that the couple has split up after one year together, with distance playing a......
22:00, 05/23/2019

Natalie Halcro and Olivia Pierson Will Have You LOL-ing With Talk of "Foot Fetishists" and Pro Athletes Natalie Halcro and Olivia Pierson know Instagram inside-and-out, but that doesn't mean they aren't baffled by some of the messages they've received. On Thursday's all-new......
22:00, 05/23/2019

Margot Robbie Flawlessly Recreates Sharon Tate's 1968 Cannes Film Festival Hairstyle If you thought Margot Robbie looked straight out of a 1960s movie at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival, that's because she was oozing with old-Hollywood glamour. More specifically, it appeared the......
22:00, 05/23/2019

Game of Thrones Is Over, But We Still Want Answers to These Questions Game of Thrones is over. Bran Stark is king. Daenerys Targaryen is dead. Sansa Stark is queen in the North. There's no going back to Westeros, so all these questions we still have......
22:00, 05/23/2019

Whiskey Cavalier Might Get Uncanceled at ABC You can't keep a good agent down. E! News has learned ABC is looking at reversing its decision to cancel Whiskey Cavalier. The ABC action series was canceled after one season, and ABC......
22:00, 05/23/2019

Kylie Jenner Breaks Her Silence on Tristan Thompson, Jordyn Woods Cheating Scandal in Explosive KUWTK Promo We're finally getting an intimate and personal look at the emotional aftermath of the Tristan Thompson and Jordyn Woods cheating scandal. A just-released mid-season trailer for......
22:00, 05/23/2019

Everything We Know About Stranger Things 3, Including More Steve and Dustin Stranger Things 3 is coming, and it's bringing with it some of Hawkins, Indiana's best friendships. Specifically, Steve and Dustin will continue to be a bromance for the ages,......
22:00, 05/23/2019

Mariah Carey, Jennifer Garner and More Stars Celebrate Red Nose Day 2019 Prepare for a night of laughs, music and more in honor of the 2019 Red Nose Day! Celebrities are uniting for a good cause on NBC's Red Nose Day Special, which will mark the 5th......
22:00, 05/23/2019

Kim Kardashian Shares Beautiful Behind-the-Scenes Wedding Photos on 5-Year Anniversary Happy anniversary, Kim Kardashian and Kanye West! The Keeping Up With the Kardashians star and the Grammy winner will celebrate their fifth wedding anniversary on Friday, May 24! The......
22:00, 05/23/2019

Millie Bobby Brown Cheekily Says to ''Watch Out'' Now That She's Able to Drive Beep! Beep! Millie Bobby Brown might not be part of the Fast and Furious franchise, but she's eagerly showing off her driving skills as if she were part of the cast. On Thursday, the......
22:00, 05/23/2019

Cheryl Burke and Matthew Lawrence Are Married Congrats to Cheryl Burke and Matthew Lawrence! The 35-year-old Dancing with the Stars pro has married the 39-year-old actor, a source confirmed to E! News. Adding, that the two said their......
22:00, 05/23/2019

Who Should Win RuPaul's Drag Race Season 11? In just one week, the final four queens of RuPaul's Drag Race season 11 will face off, and one will become America's Next Drag Superstar. It's been a season of highs, like......
22:00, 05/23/2019

Snapchat employees abused data access, spied on users: report Snapchat employees have been using internal tools — which offer them privileged access to user data — to spy on people’s pages, a report says. Two workers who are no longer with the app’s parent company, Snap, spoke to Motherb...
22:00, 05/23/2019

Glenn Close vows to not make films in US states with strict abortion laws Actress Glenn Close has vowed to avoid make any films in US states which impose strict anti-abortion laws as she joined the fight against Alabama's near-total ban....
22:00, 05/23/2019

‘I felt I was living someone else’s life’: Republican Mormon official says he is gay Ivie who is married with two children and three Golden retrievers, said he felt like he was "living someone else's life." So he decided to go public with his sexuality — and years of struggle....
22:00, 05/23/2019

Trump gives Barr power to declassify intelligence related to Russia probe In a memo issued late Thursday, the president ordered intelligence agencies to cooperate with the attorney general’s audit of surveillance surrounding Trump’s campaign....
22:00, 05/23/2019

The Stresses of Playing on the French Open‘s Clay Courts European red clay courts demand peak physical conditioning, the dexterity to slide across the baseline and the perseverance to sustain 30-stroke points....
22:00, 05/23/2019

The French Open Spruces Up, and Shows Players the Money In an attempt to better compete with other Grand Slam tournaments, the French Open is renovating and reaching out to young fans, and has increased the prizes....
22:00, 05/23/2019

Daniil Medvedev Looks to Come Back at the French Open His clay season has been mixed. He reached the semifinals in Monte Carlo and the finals in Barcelona, but lost his opening matches in Madrid and Rome....
22:00, 05/23/2019

French Open: Players to Watch For the men, keep your eyes on Stefanos Tsitsipas, Guido Pella and Felix Auger-Aliassime. For the women, it’s Kiki Bertens, Belinda Bencic and Anett Kontaveit....
22:00, 05/23/2019

Bentley Continental GTC 2019 UK review New Conti Convertible has all the many advantages of a new platform, seen already in the Coupe. It’s in a class of its own. Bentley has just revealed a convertible version of its second generation Continental GT, identical in every important way to...
22:00, 05/23/2019

Hyundai plans more diverse designs for future models ‘Chess-piece’ philosophy will bring Hyundai, Kia and Genesis cars greater individuality, as well as setting them apart from segment rivals Future Hyundai, Genesis and Kia designs will become more differentiated from one another, and their models wit...
22:00, 05/23/2019

Wikipedia case against NSA internet snooping returns to court Attorneys for Wikipedia are scheduled to return to federal court next week in a long-running fight to limit government surveillance of internet messages....
21:48, 05/23/2019

Watch: Packers' David Bakhtiari smokes Aaron Rodgers in beer-chugging competition Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers couldn't compete with teammate David Bakhtiari in a beer-chugging competition during Game 5 of the NBA Eastern Conference finals....
21:32, 05/23/2019

Watch: Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo goes coast-to-coast for huge slam Milwaukee Bucks star forward Giannis Antetokounmpo rocked the rim with a coast-to-coast dunk against the Toronto Raptors in Game 5 of the NBA Eastern Conference finals....
21:32, 05/23/2019

Toronto Raptors take East finals lead with Game 5 win over Milwaukee Bucks The Toronto Raptors earned a 105-99 win over the Milwaukee Bucks on Thursday night to take a 3-2 series lead, moving within one game of the NBA Finals....
21:32, 05/23/2019

Nike Called Out By Three Olympians Over Punitive Sponsorship Policy For Pregnant Athletes American 800-meter specialist Alysia Montaño has won six national championships, but she may be most famous for running the 2014 race while eight months pregnant with her daughter. Montaño, a 2012 Olympian, also ran in 2017 while five months pregnant...
21:32, 05/23/2019

Davey Martinez's Meltdown Saved Him From Watching Yet Another Nationals Bullpen Disaster The Nationals, sitting at 19–31 on the season and having won just one series since mid-April, very much have the look of a pile of crap. It’s not clear that the organization has accepted this as anything other than a phase, but the time is fast appro...
21:32, 05/23/2019

National Women's Hockey League Announces Progress Toward Paying Living Wages To Players The National Women’s Hockey League, facing more than a little uncertainty about its future amid upheaval across North American women’s hockey, reached an agreement Thursday with its players association on an improved compensation package for players ...
21:32, 05/23/2019

Psychology teacher pens inspiring list of 101 ways to combat stress IS stress affecting your well-being? Here are some ways to de-stress and reduce the amount of worries in your life, according to a psychology teacher....
21:32, 05/23/2019

UN health agency seeks to halve number of snakebite deaths WHO is publishing its first-ever global strategy to tackle the problem of snake bites, aiming to halve the number of people killed and disabled by snakes by 2030...
21:32, 05/23/2019

Brazil’s supreme court votes to make homophobia a crime Brazil’s supreme court ruled Thursday that homophobia and discrimination against members of the LGBT community should be crimes like racism, a decision coming amid fears the country’s far-right president will roll back social gains...
21:32, 05/23/2019

U.S. military wants to send thousands more troops to Middle East amid Iran tensions The proposal comes as the military seeks to address what officials have described as a spike in threats against American forces, detected by U.S. intelligence streams, from Iran and its proxy groups....
21:32, 05/23/2019

Trump arrives in Japan with his Asia policy in tatters Shinzo Abe's long game is paying off. Only a year ago, the Japanese Prime Minister was looking like the odd one out as US President Donald Trump cozied up to China's Xi Jinping and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un....
21:32, 05/23/2019

Taiwan celebrates Asia's first same-sex weddings Beaming in the bright sunshine, Amber Wang took the hand of her new wife, Kristin Huang, on the steps of the Xinyi District office in Taipei, Friday, making history as one of the first same-sex couples to marry in Asia....
21:32, 05/23/2019

India's Modi made the election a referendum on his leadership -- and it paid off In purely electoral terms, it is an extraordinary achievement. Narendra Modi and his Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) have won a clear victory in India's national elections....
21:32, 05/23/2019

Leonard scores 35, Raptors beat Bucks 105-99 for 3-2 lead Kawhi Leonard scored 35 points, and the Toronto Raptors beat the Milwaukee Bucks 105-99 Thursday night to grab a 3-2 lead in the Eastern Conference finals        ...
21:32, 05/23/2019

NC State rallies past Wake Forest 6-5 in ACC tournament Terrell Tatum's two-run infield single keyed North Carolina State's four-run ninth inning that rallied the Wolfpack past Wake Forest 6-5 in the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament        ...
21:32, 05/23/2019

NCAA president Mark Emmert had net pay of $2.9 million in 2017 calendar year The $2.9 million net compensation for NCAA president Mark Emmert was revealed when the college sports governing body revealed its tax return for 2017.        ...
21:32, 05/23/2019

Jets coach Adam Gase says he had nothing to do with GM Mike Maccagnan's firing Jets coach Adam Gase on Thursday denied playing any role in the firing of general manager Mike Maccagnan and added that there were no issues with his players.        ...
21:32, 05/23/2019

Realtor offers Kawhi Leonard a free multimillion-dollar condo to stay in Toronto One real-estate agency is willing to dish out a penthouse condo if superstar Kawhi Leonard chooses to re-sign with the Raptors.        ...
21:32, 05/23/2019

Minnesota Twins slug eight more home runs, on pace to shatter MLB single-season record Led by a pair of homers from Jonathan Schoop and Miguel Sano, the surprising slugging leaders crush Angels and now own MLB's best record.        ...
21:32, 05/23/2019

Mike Tirico takes wild ride with Mario Andretti: 'Coolest freakin' thing I've ever done in sports' Mike Tirico, who will broadcast Sunday's Indy 500, was picked up at the airport by 1969 winner Mario Andretti in a street-legal Indy car.        ...
21:32, 05/23/2019

When you have to go: Indy 500 drivers on what going to the restroom looks like in a race Will Power's advice: Let go. 'No one wants to hit a wall with a full bladder.' That's one vote for whizzing around the track.        ...
21:32, 05/23/2019

Kellen Winslow rape trial Day 4: Woman testifies about 'pervert in the neighborhood' On Day 4 of the rape trial of Kellen Winslow II, a Vietnamese neighbor took the stand to testify about indecent exposure by the former NFL player.        ...
21:32, 05/23/2019

Opinion: College football's postseason schedule is entirely wrong If the College Football Playoff semifinals are supposed to be the centerpiece of the sport, they should be the last games played every year.        ...
21:32, 05/23/2019

Charles Barkley says he would 'knock the hell out of Drake' if he was still playing Charles Barkley weighed in on Drake's sideline behavior during TNT's pregame show. It was classic Barkley.        ...
21:32, 05/23/2019

Raptors top Bucks in Game 5 to move to brink of NBA Finals Toronto weathered an early flurry from Milwaukee and held on late to move one more win from the first trip to the NBA Finals in franchise history.        ...
21:32, 05/23/2019

JP Morgan cuts ties with OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma Purdue, owned by the wealthy Sackler family, faces thousands of lawsuits claiming that the company marketed addictive painkillers while underplaying the risks of abuse and overdose....
21:32, 05/23/2019

California lawmaker withdraws bill banning flavored tobacco products after 'hostile amendments' A proposed California bill that would prohibit sales of flavored tobacco products in stores and vending machines in the nation's most populous state was withdrawn Thursday....
21:32, 05/23/2019

Serial killer Bobby Joe Long executed in Florida STARKE, Fla. — A serial killer who terrorized Florida with a 1984 spree that claimed the lives of 10 women was executed Thursday, his execution witnessed by the woman who survived one of his attacks and helped in his capture. Inmate Bobby Joe Long wa...
21:16, 05/23/2019

FAA expects Boeing 737 MAX ungrounding as early as late June The FAA expects the ungrounding of Boeing’s 737 MAX jets in the US to happen as early as late June, but each aircraft will likely need between 100 and 150 hours of work and preparation before taking to the skies again, according to airline offi...
21:16, 05/23/2019

Assange hit with new charges for allegedly violating Espionage Act WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Thursday was slapped with new criminal charges of allegedly violating the Espionage Act by conspiring with former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning to illegally obtain and disclose classified information, t...
21:16, 05/23/2019

Trump administration may use loophole to sell Saudi Arabia weapons The Trump administration is reportedly considering using a legislative loophole to sell billions of dollars worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia without congressional approval. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and other senior officials are pushing a plan ...
21:16, 05/23/2019

Trump orders intelligence agencies help Barr with probe into Russia investigation President Trump on Thursday evening ordered the intelligence community to cooperate with Attorney General William Barr’s probe into the origins of the Russia investigation — and gave Barr the green light to declassify related documents. “Today’...
21:16, 05/23/2019

Suspect in bus shove murder case did not ‘intend to kill’: lawyer LAS VEGAS — There is more to know than a bus security video clip has shown about the case of a 25-year-old woman accused of killing a 74-year-old man by shoving him off a public bus in Las Vegas, an attorney defending the woman on a murder charge sai...
21:16, 05/23/2019

Man charged with murder in death of daughter he mistook for intruder GREENVILLE, S.C. — Authorities in South Carolina have charged a man with killing his daughter, whom he mistook for a potential intruder. The Greenville County Sheriff’s Office says 43-year-old Jermaine Pressley faces charges of murder, possessi...
21:16, 05/23/2019

Chris O’Dowd goes gun-crazy on an offbeat Twilight Zone This week’s The Twilight Zone, “The Blue Scorpion,” is the second to be credited solely to writer Glen Morgan, who’s also an executive producer on this series—and who’s probably best-known to telephiles for being a regular contributor to The X-Files ...
21:16, 05/23/2019

Willem Dafoe on filming The Lighthouse with Robert Pattinson: "Our methods are very different" There are some weird surface similarities between the careers of Willem Dafoe and his young The Lighthouse co-star Robert Pattinson; both men have been celebrated (albeit in different corners of the cinematic world) for playing vampires, both have ab...
21:16, 05/23/2019

Elementary eases back into some "Further Adventures" “This is clean beyond me, Mr. Holmes. We saw you when we returned from Tunbridge Wells last night, and you were in general agreement with our results. What has happened since then to give you a completely new idea of the case?”...
21:16, 05/23/2019

Bong Joon-ho drags class warfare off the Snowpiercer and into the world of ingenious farce I’m not proud to admit it, but my heart sank a little last May when Cate Blanchett announced that Shoplifters, from Japanese director Kore-eda Hirokazu, was her jury’s choice for the best film in the Cannes competition lineup. Nothing against the mov...
21:16, 05/23/2019

Disney's planning a movie based on Xbox classic Star Wars: Knights Of The Old Republic For being one of the most potent brands on the planet—right alongside its corporately owned buddies over in the MCU—the Star Wars films are currently at something of a crossroads. Sure, The Rise Of Skywalker is going to make a billion dollars (at lea...
21:16, 05/23/2019

Trump ratchets up farm assistance as trade war broadens The $16 billion in aid to farmers that the Trump administration announced Friday is an increase on the $12 billion aid package last year. Administration officials said the total amount of aid was hiked and the formula for distributing it tweaked beca...
21:16, 05/23/2019

Congress Has Trump’s Financial Records From Wells Fargo and TD Bank, and More Could be Coming President Donald Trump has been trying to keep America out of his financials. But like a good wife who knows that something isn’t right, America has not relented and now two major financial institutions have turned over subpoenaed bank documents to a...
21:16, 05/23/2019

A Survivor’s Story: Refusing to Be Defined by Victimhood, Aurora Perrineau Emerges Strong in When They See Us For those who know the name Aurora Perrineau, it’s typically in relation to the charges she filed against Girls writer and executive producer Murray Miller in late 2017, alleging he’d sexually assaulted her when she was 17, a minor. The allegations m...
21:16, 05/23/2019

This $7 Piece of Silicone Protects Your Counters From Dirty Utensils, and Your Utensils From Dirty Counters I swear, I invented the concept of the utensil rest in my head, thinking I was going to be a Shark Tank millionaire, before I realized that they already exist....
21:16, 05/23/2019

Why This All-White Memorial Day Weekend Sale at Macy’s Is the Blackest Thing That Ever Happened This Week 1. Because reserving an entire section of the store for Memorial Day soirees, crispy cabaret linens, post-prom line-up BBQs and Kenny Lattimore jazz cruise brunches on skinny rivers proves that someone at Macy’s clearly did their research and knows w...
21:16, 05/23/2019

Maze Will Stop Featuring Frankie Beverly Before Harriet Tubman Makes It Onto the $20 Bill Let’s be clear about this: President Donald Trump, the white nationalist president who appeals to racist Midwesterners and Southerners by leaning into his racist charm, never wanted a black woman on American currency....
21:16, 05/23/2019

Boston Museum of Fine Arts Apologizes for Racist Remarks, Profiling 7th Grade Students Typically field trips are an opportunity for students to explore the world beyond the schoolyard, but unfortunately, nearly two dozen 7th grade students at Helen Y. Davis Leadership Academy Charter Public School in Dorchester, Mass., had their visit ...
21:16, 05/23/2019

Bag 25% Off Everything at Vera Bradley, Including Those Classic Quilted Totes You might remember Very Bradley as the brand of the paisley quilted tote carried by your great aunt, but in recent years, the retailer has expanded their prints beyond florals into more modern patterns. And I must admit, their solid bags, duffels, po...
21:16, 05/23/2019

How Do You Know When the President Is Lying? Sarah ‘Suckabee’ Sanders’ Mouth Is Moving White House press secretary Sarah “Suckabee” Sanders, a.k.a. Satan’s favorite kitten heel, said Thursday that President Trump didn’t plan his abrupt departure from a meeting with congressional leaders and he just happened to have a cardboard cutout w...
21:16, 05/23/2019

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21:16, 05/23/2019

Seven Things To Make Beach Trips More Enjoyable For Your Kid (And Yourself) Summer is around the corner, and I cannot wait to take our son to the place I love the most: The beach. We’ve been taking him since he was tiny, and thankfully, he ended up loving it as much as we do....
21:16, 05/23/2019

Judge Unseals Records in Jussie Smollett Case A Chicago judge ruled Thursday to make public the arrest records and ultimate case dismissal for Jussie Smollett, the Empire actor embroiled in controversy earlier this year after authorities accused him of faking a racist and homophobic attack on hi...
21:16, 05/23/2019

Dayton, Ohio, Fears Becoming a New Charlottesville Ahead of Rally Saturday by Group Tied to the Ku Klux Klan An offshoot of the homegrown terror group the Ku Klux Klan is headed to the city of Dayton, Ohio, to rally Saturday, and city officials are urging folks to stay away, concerned they’ll have another Charlottesville on their hands....
21:16, 05/23/2019

$44 Million Civil Settlement Reportedly in Works in Harvey Weinstein Case Disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein has reportedly reached a $44 million deal to settle claims brought against him by women accusing him of sexual harassment, creditors to his now-defunct movie studio, and the New York State Attorney General’s Off...
21:16, 05/23/2019

Trump-Pelosi feud 'theater' for GOP, Dem bases, Byron York says President Trump's and Speaker Pelosi's continued disputes are theater aimed at their respective Republican and Democratic voter bases, according to Byron York....
21:16, 05/23/2019

Trump gives AG Barr authority to declassify documents related to 2016 campaign surveillance President Trump on Thursday night issued a memo giving Attorney General William Barr the authority to declassify any documents related to surveillance of the Trump campaign in 2016....
21:16, 05/23/2019

AOC, Warren team up for new video pressing Mnuchin over Sears bankruptcy Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., and Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., pressed Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin over his role in Sears' 2018 bankruptcy in a video released Thursday....
21:16, 05/23/2019

Nancy Pelosi's Trump 'cover-up' claims the second generation of Russia 'witch hunt,' WH spokesman says Nancy Pelosi's claim of a presidential "cover-up" is the second generation of the "Russia collusion hoax witch hunt," according to a White House spokesman....
21:16, 05/23/2019

Los Angeles County lawmakers vote to ban official travel to Alabama over abortion law Los Angeles County's Board of Supervisors voted this week to enact a one-year ban on official travel to Alabama over that state’s controversial abortion law, which all but outlaws the procedure....
21:16, 05/23/2019

Trump critics 'prefer to insult and incite' rather than legislate, GOP congressman says Democrats critical of President Trump would prefer to hurl insults and launch investigations instead of passing meaningful laws, a Republican congressman claimed Thursday....
21:16, 05/23/2019

Judge who upheld Trump subpoena donated to Dems on committee seeking the records The New York federal judge who ruled on Wednesday that the Trump administration must comply with two subpoenas from House Financial Services and Intelligence Committees has donated in the past to a slew of big name Democrats -- including two who curr...
21:16, 05/23/2019

Trump impeachment debate 'torturing' Democrats, Matt Gaetz tells Sean Hannity Democrats are "tortured" by the issue of whether to impeach President Trump, one Republican congressman said Thursday in reaction to news that Trump has given Attorney General William Barr the authority to declassify documents regarding the origins o...
21:16, 05/23/2019

Saudi Crown Prince meets Sudan's military council deputy heed: SPA Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman met the deputy head of Sudan's transitional military council who is visiting Saudi Arabia, Saudi Press Agency said early on Friday....
21:00, 05/23/2019

India's jobs deficit: Project in Gujarat struggling to create employment When he was chief minister of the Indian state of Gujarat in 2011, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi kicked off an ambitious project to develop a financial hub in the style of Singapore or Dubai....
21:00, 05/23/2019

Libya coast guard rescues 290 migrants off eastern coast of Tripoli Libya's coast guard rescued 290 migrants clinging to inflatable rafts on Friday in two operations near the capital Tripoli, a naval forces spokesman said....
21:00, 05/23/2019

Indian forces kill leader of al Qaeda affiliate in Kashmir: police Indian forces have killed the leader of an al Qaeda affiliated militant group in Kashmir, police said on Friday, triggering protests in parts of the disputed region....
21:00, 05/23/2019

El Salvador wartime parties suspend controversial amnesty bill Lawmakers in El Salvador agreed on Thursday to suspend a controversial amnesty bill following an outcry from victims' families, the United Nations and rights groups who said it aimed to whitewash crimes committed during a bloody civil war....
21:00, 05/23/2019

SpaceX launches first satellites for Musk's Starlink internet service High-tech entrepreneur Elon Musk's SpaceX company launched a Falcon 9 rocket from Florida on Thursday on a mission to carry the first batch of five dozen small satellites into low-Earth orbit for his new Starlink internet service....
21:00, 05/23/2019

OVPD looking for two young men suspected of stealing cellphones TUCSON – Oro Valley Police Department is looking for two young men suspected of stealing cellphones from an Oro Valley Target on March 30. According to OVPD, the suspects ripped cellphones out of their box and dumped the boxes in the trash befo...
21:00, 05/23/2019

NASA's Artemis program aims to put first woman on moon NASA's Artemis program to return astronauts to the moon is to include eight rocket launches to put a mini space station in lunar orbit by 2024. That's when it hopes to land its first female astronaut on lunar soil....
20:48, 05/23/2019

100 of the saddest movies of all time By researching published lists of sad movies on Internet Movie Database and more, 24/7 Tempo was able to come up with a list of the saddest movies.        ...
20:48, 05/23/2019

The UN thinks you're a sexist for using Siri If you want to fix gender imbalances in tech, targeting the supposed sexism of Siri and Alexa should be pretty far down on your list. According to the United Nations, however, it’s a matter of high priority....
20:48, 05/23/2019

Trump orders intelligence agencies to cooperate with Barr's investigation President Donald Trump directed the U.S. intelligence community Thursday to "quickly and fully cooperate" with Attorney General William Barr's investigation into the origin's of special counsel Robert Mueller's probe of...
20:48, 05/23/2019

"American Taliban" John Walker Lindh is released from prison The California man who became known as the "American Taliban" after his battlefield capture in Afghanistan battlefield in November 2001 is being released from prison....
20:48, 05/23/2019

Missouri city suffers major damage in tornado but it's thankful only 1 hurt, mayor says The Missouri city of Eldon suffered extensive damage after a tornado tore through the community on Wednesday and the city's mayor said people in the town are counting their blessings that only one person was injured....
20:48, 05/23/2019

Ruby the chicken gets prosthetic leg from Oregon eco-animal sanctuary after amputation Wildwood Farm Sanctuary, an eco-animal sanctuary providing lifelong refuge and rehabilitation for neglected and abandoned animals in 98 acres of Oregon wine country, took to social media to announce Ruby got a prosthetic leg....
20:48, 05/23/2019

Pregnant woman won't be deported immediately to Mexico U.S. immigration officials have told a pregnant Mexican woman who had taken sanctuary inside a Chicago church that she can stay in the United States until after the baby is born....
20:48, 05/23/2019

Texas promotes tennis coach Berque after national title Texas has promoted interim men's tennis coach Bruce Berque to permanent status after the Longhorns won the team national championship        ...
20:48, 05/23/2019

The largest underwater eruption ever detected produced a brand new underwater volcano Months ago, a bizarre hum rippled through the waters far off the coast of Africa, traveling around the world and drawing the attention of scientists who managed to capture it using seismic sensors. Its origins were a mystery, but the discovery of a n...
20:32, 05/23/2019

De Blasio’s presidential headquarters are near his gym Mayor de Blasio has found the ideal campaign headquarters for his improbable presidential bid — a converted vacuum factory that specializes in short-term leases and is a quick walk to his Brooklyn gym. The term-limited pol’s scant campaign staff of j...
20:32, 05/23/2019

Subway saboteur may be ramping up frequency of his strikes He’s a real jerk! Police on Thursday released a photo of the brake-yanking scoundrel who has been disrupting subways during rush hour — causing more than 700 commute-crushing delays since February alone. The image shows the rail reprobate casually ha...
20:32, 05/23/2019

Harvey Weinstein 'reaches tentative £35m deal to settle sexual misconduct lawsuits' Harvey Weinstein and his former studio board members have reportedly reached a tentative $44 million (£35 million) deal to settle lawsuits by women who accused him of sexual misconduct....
20:32, 05/23/2019

Toronto Raptors take lead in Eastern Conference finals after win over Milwaukee Bucks Kawhi Leonard scored 35 points to lead the Toronto Raptors to a thrilling 105-99 victory over Milwaukee on Thursday in the most important game in franchise history....
20:32, 05/23/2019

Harvey Weinstein Is Said to Reach $44 Million Deal to Settle Lawsuits About $30 million would be set aside for women who have accused him, employees of his former studio and creditors, according to people briefed on the matter....
20:32, 05/23/2019

Chance the Rapper tweets an emotional plea for help to find a kidney donor for his aunt Chance the Rapper is turning to social media in a last-ditch effort to locate a kidney donor for a beloved family member.        ...
20:32, 05/23/2019

Iran building new crossing on Syria border that would let it smuggle weapons, oil, experts say New satellite images indicate Iran is building a border crossing at the Syrian-Iraqi border, which would open up a coveted land route from Iran to Lebanon, according to Western intelligence sources....
20:16, 05/23/2019

Tech giant Lenovo says it's 'well-prepared' if the US slaps more tariffs on China President Donald Trump has threatened tariffs on another $300 billion worth of Chinese goods — but Chinese PC-maker Lenovo is prepared to shift its production if that happens, says its CFO Wai Ming....
20:16, 05/23/2019

Ayurvedic treatment for rheumatoid arthritis: What to know Ayurvedic treatment comes from traditional Indian medicine. Some people believe that it can help treat inflammatory conditions, such as rheumatoid arthritis. Learn more about Ayurveda here....
20:16, 05/23/2019

Everything you need to know about beriberi Beriberi is a potentially life-threatening condition that occurs when a person has a severe thiamine deficiency. Learn more about the risk factors and symptoms here....
20:16, 05/23/2019

He climbed the tallest mountain on each continent, then died as he descended Mount Everest Don Cash, 55, a sales executive from Sandy, Utah, collapsed Wednesday as his expedition was returning from Mount Everest's summit.        ...
20:00, 05/23/2019

'Fuller House' team is back to work on the final season, but where's Lori Loughlin? The fifth and final season of Netflix's "Fuller House" is underway amid Lori Loughlin's alleged involvement in a college bribery scandal.        ...
20:00, 05/23/2019

MSI amps up laptops with 9th-Gen Intel Core i9 processors, Nvidia RTX graphics Computex 2019 is almost here, and with it will come a couple of new gaming laptops from MSI bringing the latest in high performance silicon from Intel and Nvidia. MSI has unveiled the new hardware in a press release ahead of the show in Taipei, ...
20:00, 05/23/2019

MSI puts Intel Core i9 processors and Nvidia RTX GPUs into its Trident desktops Computex 2019 is right around the corner, and besides massive announcements like the expected release of AMD's Ryzen 3000 CPUs and Navi graphics cards, plenty of other companies have kit to show. MSI is one of them, as it has upgraded its small ...
20:00, 05/23/2019

Samsung Galaxy A70S rumored to include world’s first 64MP phone camera Following a recent report that the Galaxy Note 10 may miss out on Samsung's highly anticipated 64MP phone-camera sensor, it's now looking like the South Korean electronics giant will debut its megapixel monster on a far less premium device....
20:00, 05/23/2019

Twins continue record pace, club 8 HRs in rout Miguel Sano and Jonathan Schoop each hit two of Minnesota's franchise record-tying eight home runs and the Twins hammered Matt Harvey and the Los Angeles Angels 16-7 Thursday....
20:00, 05/23/2019

Jerry not expecting NFL to discipline Elliott Cowboys owner Jerry Jones doesn't expect RB Ezekiel Elliott to face any punishment from the NFL pertaining to an incident with security at an event in Las Vegas....
20:00, 05/23/2019

Astonishing image shows hundreds of climbers queuing to reach Everest summit This astonishing image of hundreds of climbers queuing to reach to top of Everest has highlighted fears that a record number of attempts is putting lives at risk....
20:00, 05/23/2019

Cramer: The bad trade news is partially baked in, but the sell-off isn't over "We still haven't seen the big estimate cuts that we can expect from the analysts who weren't expecting President Trump to keep raising tariffs," Jim Cramer says....
20:00, 05/23/2019

Burrow action: female crickets more attracted to older males – study Mature crickets better at luring females – but struggle to live up to expectationThe sweet singing charms of an old male appear to be irresistible to a younger female – if you are a field cricket in a Spanish meadow.Researchers studying wild crickets...
20:00, 05/23/2019

'Elusive and cryptic' lizard may be first Australian mainland reptile declared extinct Hunt is on in Melbourne for grassland earless dragon – not seen since 1969 – after one species was reclassified as fourA newly reclassified species of lizard that is native to areas now paved by Melbourne’s suburbs could become the first reptile on m...
20:00, 05/23/2019

Latest global school climate strikes expected to beat turnout record Organisers say more than 1.4 million young people are set to protest about the climate crisisHundreds of thousands of children and young people are walking out of lessons around the world on Friday as the school strike movement continues to snowball....
20:00, 05/23/2019

Adani coalmine environmental approvals given three-week deadline New timeframe for controversial Carmichael mine is ‘good news’, Queensland premier saysThe Queensland government has placed a three-week deadline on the final environmental approvals for the controversial Adani Carmichael coalmine in Queensland’s Gal...
20:00, 05/23/2019

Turkish Military, Defying U.S., Trains to Use Russian Missile Defense Turkey’s armed forces have begun training to use a Russian missile-defense system that it purchased despite U.S. warnings, deepening a rift between the two NATO allies....
20:00, 05/23/2019

WikiLeaks Founder Assange Charged With 17 New Counts WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was indicted on additional U.S. charges, accusing him of engaging in a wide-ranging effort to obtain classified information about the Iraq and Afghanistan wars and other matters....
20:00, 05/23/2019

D.E. Shaw's top shareholder activist Koffey leaves hedge fund Hedge fund manager Quentin Koffey, who joined D.E. Shaw & Co two years ago from Elliott Management Corp to lead its shareholder activism strategy, has left to join Senator Investment Group LP, the......
19:48, 05/23/2019

Mercedes head Wolff pays moving tribute to friend Lauda Struggling to deal with his raw emotions Mercedes head of motorsport Toto Wolff said losing his friend Niki Lauda has left him feeling crushed and cast a "huge black cloud" of sadness over motorsport.        ...
19:48, 05/23/2019

OVPD patrol car occupied by interesting guest ORO VALLEY, Ariz. – The Oro Valley Police Department found an interesting guest hitching a ride in one of their patrol vehicles Monday. In a Facebook post, a snake can be seen slithering through a patrol car. OVPD reached out to Golder Ranch F...
19:48, 05/23/2019

Davis-Monthan Air Force Base gate soon to be permanent entrance TUCSON – Driving on Golf Links can be a nightmare commute. The gate at Wilmot and Valencia Roads is a win-win for airmen going to Davis-Monthan Air Force Base and civilian drivers. The base entrances on Golf Links at Swan and Golf Links at Cray...
19:48, 05/23/2019

Retired TPD detective warns people about scam TUCSON – A retired Tucson Police Detective received a phone call from a scammer on Tuesday. The number was 520 355-6342.  He said a man on the other end addressed him by his name, William Hanson. The caller went on to tell him that he had a cou...
19:48, 05/23/2019

TPD investigating armed robbery in central Tucson TUCSON – The Tucson Police Department is looking to identify a suspect involved in an armed robbery in central Tucson. According to TPD, the suspect has robbed the Circle K at Grant and Oracle two times. Each time the suspect is armed with a kn...
19:48, 05/23/2019

Colorado is the first state to cap skyrocketing insulin co-pays (CNN) – The skyrocketing prices of insulin are a nationwide issue and Colorado has become the first state to pass legislation that tackles the problem. Colorado Gov. Jared Polis signed a bill into law Wednesday that places a $100 per month cap...
19:48, 05/23/2019

NASA’s Kepler just spotted 18 new Earth-sized planets, but only one is worth dreaming about NASA’s Kepler Space Telescope may be dead, but that doesn’t mean that the wealth of data it gathered doesn’t still hold some untold surprises. A new research paper from scientists at the Max Planck Institute, Georg August University...
19:48, 05/23/2019

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19:48, 05/23/2019

Group seeks $100M for woman killed by US border agent HOUSTON (AP) — Advocates for a 20-year-old Guatemalan woman shot dead by a U.S. Border Patrol agent last year are demanding $100 million in damages. The American Civil Liberties Union of Texas filed a legal claim Thursday one year after the death of ...
19:32, 05/23/2019

Philadelphia Inquirer offers buyouts, citing revenue decline PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The publishers of The Philadelphia Inquirer, Daily News and Philly.com are offering buyouts to staff but the threat of layoffs looms if there aren’t enough volunteers. Philly.com reports that Philadelphia Media Network’...
19:32, 05/23/2019

Serial killer who terrorized Florida in 1984 with the slayings of 10 women has been executed STARKE, Fla. (AP) — Serial killer who terrorized Florida in 1984 with the slayings of 10 women has been executed....
19:32, 05/23/2019

Police: Mystery man pulling emergency brakes on subways NEW YORK (AP) — New York City police have been searching for a person who has been intentionally pulling the emergency brakes on subway cars for no legitimate purpose. Police on Thursday released images and video of a man they say rode on the outside...
19:32, 05/23/2019

Ex-Minnesota cop convicted of murder sued over traffic stop MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minneapolis man is suing a former police officer recently convicted of murder for allegedly pointing a gun at him during a traffic stop. Brian Oman contends former Officer Mohamed Noor and another officer wrongfully pulled him ov...
19:32, 05/23/2019

Acting medical system chief pledges changes to senior staff BALTIMORE (AP) — The acting chief executive of the University of Maryland Medical System is pledging “significant changes” to senior staff after a scandal involving financial arrangements. The Baltimore Sun reports system ...
19:32, 05/23/2019

N Carolina man released after serving more than 40 years RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man who served more than 40 years in prison for a shopkeeper’s slaying in a failed robbery attempt is heading home. Attorney Theresa Newman of the Duke Wrongful Convictions Clinic says 81-year-old Charles R...
19:32, 05/23/2019

Baseball Regional Tournament Schedules Announced Lexington (LEX 18) – The KHSAA Baseball Region Tournament schedule have officially been released. Here is a look at the 10-12th region schedules: 10th Region Baseball Tournament Quarterfinals At  Montgomery Co. HS   Friday, May 24 Montgomery C...
19:32, 05/23/2019

New Florida law bans release of mass shooting recordings TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Gov. Ron DeSantis has signed a bill that prohibits Florida’s government agencies from releasing photos, video or audio that record the killing of a person in an act of mass violence. The new law was signed Thursday and ...
19:32, 05/23/2019

Law, Nordqvist, Song tied for LPGA Tour lead at Kingsmill WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — Bronte Law chipped in for eagle on the par-5 third hole and shot a 6-under 65 on Thursday for a share of the lead in the Pure Silk Championship with Anna Nordqvist and Jennifer Song. Law added a birdie on the par-4 seventh — ...
19:32, 05/23/2019

Tony Finau leads local favorite Spieth by 1 to open Colonial FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Tony Finau shot a 6-under 64 to take a one-shot lead over local favorite Jordan Spieth and Roger Sloan at Colonial on Thursday. Defending champion Justin Rose, the highest-ranked player in the field at No. 3, shot 74 as all f...
19:32, 05/23/2019

Lawyer: More to story than video in bus shove murder case LAS VEGAS (AP) — A defense lawyer says there’s more to know than a bus security video clip shows about a murder case against a woman accused of killing a 74-year-old man by shoving him off a public bus in Las Vegas. Attorney Michael Becker, rep...
19:32, 05/23/2019

Jenner, Banderas, turn out for glitzy amfAR gala near Cannes ANTIBES, France (AP) — Kendall Jenner, Antonio Banderas and other stars attending the nearby Cannes Film Festival have turned out for the 26th amfAR Gala to raise money for AIDS research. Mariah Carey gave a special performance for dinner guests alon...
19:32, 05/23/2019

Twins tie team record with 8 homers in 16-7 win over Angels ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Miguel Sano and Jonathan Schoop each hit two of Minnesota’s franchise record-tying eight home runs and the Twins hammered Matt Harvey and the Los Angeles Angels 16-7 Thursday. C.J. Cron homered, doubled twice and singled ...
19:32, 05/23/2019

Byron becomes youngest ever to capture Coca-Cola 600 pole CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Charlotte native William Byron became the youngest driver ever to capture the pole for the Coca-Cola 600. The 21-year-old Byron, who grew up a short drive from Charlotte Motor Speedway, turned a lap of 183.424 mph in his No. 24 C...
19:32, 05/23/2019