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

Bermuda braces for approach of major hurricane Humberto Bermudan officials warned residents to stay off roads and prepare for possible tornadoes on Wednesday as Hurricane Humberto strengthened in approaching the Atlantic archipelago, prompting people to board up homes and businesses....
14:17, 09/18/2019

As Amazon burns, 230 big investors call on firms to protect world's rainforests With widespread fires wreaking havoc on the Amazon, over 200 investors representing some $16.2 trillion under management on Wednesday called on companies to do their part in halting the destruction of the world's largest tropical rainforest....
14:17, 09/18/2019

Greta Thunberg to Congress: 'Don't listen to me. Listen to the scientists' Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg, who has inspired a global movement for climate change, delivered a pointed message before a U.S. congressional hearing on Wednesday: "I don’t want you to listen to me. I want you to listen to the scientists."...
14:17, 09/18/2019

Allegheny DA won't prosecute AB due to statute Antonio Brown will not be prosecuted by Pittsburgh-area law enforcement for a June 2017 sexual assault allegation due to the expiration of the statute of limitations....
13:48, 09/18/2019

10-year-old boy infected with E. coli from tainted burger dies A 10-year-old French boy who contracted a severe E.coli infection from beef roughly eight years ago has died from complications related to the infection, French media reports. The boy, Nolan Moittie, died Saturday “as a consequence of his poisoning,”...
10:48, 09/18/2019

This chilling back-to-school PSA shows the new normal for America’s kids Back-to-school season should mean new books for studying and pencils for homework — not shoes for escaping and scissors for self-defense. In a ghastly public service announcement released Wednesday by Sandy Hook Promise, young teenage students ...
10:48, 09/18/2019

Instagram model: I was thrown in roach-infested Thai jail for passport mistake A 28-year-old Scottish model and Instagram influencer claims she spent a day in a filthy, roach-infested Thailand jail cell because two pages of her passport were missing, according to a new report. Lacey Montgomery-Henderson left Scotland on Sunday,...
10:48, 09/18/2019

Haaland wants Salzburg to be this year's Ajax "Champions League hat-trick hero Erling Haaland set his sights on Salzburg emulating Ajax\u0027s 2018 run in the competition, after their 6-2 victory over Genk."...
10:16, 09/18/2019

Meet Panda, an illicit cryptocurrency mining crew terrorizing organizations worldwide Cybersecurity researchers have profiled a hacking crew named “Panda” believed to have amassed roughly $90,000 worth of cryptocurrency via remote access tools (RATs) and illicit mining malware. The Cisco Talos Intelligence Group noted that while Panda...
07:49, 09/18/2019

Dead heat in re-run Israeli election leaves Netanyahu on back foot Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's grip on power was hanging in the balance Wednesday after local TV channels projected him neck-and-neck with centrist rival Benny Gantz, following a re-run general election....
04:32, 09/18/2019

Scientists spot bizarre shape-shifting jellyfish, and it’s carrying a passenger For scientists exploring the deepest reaches of Earth’s oceans, surprises are hiding around just about every corner. Poking around on the ocean floor is difficult, and much of the wildlife that calls those deep waters home remains unidentified....
19:00, 09/17/2019

Music executive sexually assaulted neighbor, stole her panties: cops A music executive was busted Tuesday for sneaking into a neighbor’s apartment in a tony downtown doorman building, sexually assaulting her and stealing her panties. Adam Lublin, 43, who lives in a luxury tower on River Terrace in Battery Park City, a...
15:16, 09/17/2019

iPhone 11 review: Great cameras, excellent battery life and an affordable price Apple isn't trying to blow our minds with the iPhone 11 but is steadily improving the parts most important to customers, such as cameras and battery life....
13:16, 09/17/2019

Copper's Reversal Highlights Chinese Growth Fears Copper futures have fallen more than 2.5% in the first two sessions of the week, a sign that some investors are still uneasy about the U.S.-China trade war despite hopes for coming talks....
12:48, 09/17/2019

Fall for tulle: how fashion's floatiest fabric rose to power Made famous by everyone’s favourite assassin, Villanelle, this versatile material has find its way from saccharine to subversiveGallery: the season’s best tulleRead more from the autumn/winter 2019 edition of The Fashion, our biannual fashion supplem...
09:48, 09/17/2019

Healthy Diet: 4 Delicious Healthy Muffin Recipes To Try Muffins are one of those on-the-go foods that every busy working individual loves. They are convenient and delicious, not to mention incredibly filling....
08:48, 09/17/2019

Ponappa, Rankireddy Beat World No.7 Pairing To Advance In China Open Ashwini Ponnappa and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy pulled off a fine win over the world No. 7 pair of Praveen Jordan and Melati Daeva Oktavianti of Indonesia in the first round of the China Open badminton......
06:48, 09/17/2019

Stokes Slams Newspaper For Publishing "Painful" Family Events Ben Stokes was extremely upset with a newspaper for publishing events related to some unfortunate incident that happened in New Zealand over 31 years ago....
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Linda Sarsour, other leaders accused of anti-Semitism parting with Women's March The Women’s March reportedly severed ties with three of its founding board members Sunday following controversies that have included accusations of anti-Semitic rhetoric weakening the group's mission....
05:32, 09/17/2019

Train Derails in Hong Kong, Injuring 5 and Snarling Commute One man and four women were hospitalized after the rush-hour derailment. Such accidents are exceedingly rare in Hong Kong, and the cause was not immediately clear....
23:01, 09/16/2019

Jane Lynch announces new Netflix comedy series with Cyndi Lauper, compares it to 'Golden Girls' Jane Lynch has announced that herself and singer Cyndi Lauper are set to star in a new Netflix comedy series that she compared to "The Golden Girls."...
22:32, 09/16/2019

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

Blockchain consulting firm allegedly extorted crypto start-up with threats to hijack its ICO A New York-based blockchain consulting firm allegedly extorted a Seattle-based crypto start-up with threats to hijack its initial coin offering, in a case announced Wednesday by the Eastern District of New York prosecutor....
14:17, 09/18/2019

Why Leclerc, not Vettel, looks like the champion Ferrari has been waiting for There are no prizes for guessing who tops our Power Rankings -- Charles Leclerc, having claimed back-to-back victories, looks like the champion Ferrari has been waiting for....
13:48, 09/18/2019

The night that changed NXT forever NXT as a brand took a major step forward on one night in 2018. Adam Cole, Tommaso Ciampa, Johnny Gargano and Shayna Baszler share their memories of TakeOver: New Orleans...
13:48, 09/18/2019

Navy awards contracts for work on Stethem, Decatur, Stockdale guided-missile destroyers The U.S. Navy awarded contracts to BAE Systems and General Dynamics for dry-dock maintenance, modernization and repairs on the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyers USS Stethem, USS Decatur and USS Stockdale....
10:16, 09/18/2019

Afton Williamson responds after 'Rookie' investigation concludes 'no inappropriate behavior' occurred Afton Williamson says she's "heartbroken" after her claims of misconduct on the set of "The Rookie" weren't substantiated by an independent investigator....
09:17, 09/18/2019

What Reconstruction-Era Laws Can Teach Our Democracy “The Second Founding,” by the historian Eric Foner, argues that the radical promise of the 13th, 14th and 15th Amendments — all passed after the Civil War — remains unfulfilled today....
09:17, 09/18/2019

DxOMark announces new ‘Night’ and ‘Wide’ scores for phone cameras DxOMark, the site that reviews phone and digital cameras, has added ‘Night‘ and ‘Wide’ scores to its review rear cameras of phones. While the Wide score is a new addition, Night is a revamped score to include low-light photography (similarly to its n...
07:49, 09/18/2019

WhatsApp’s ‘Delete for Everyone’ doesn’t delete media files from iPhones It turns out WhatsApp‘s ‘Delete for Everyone’ feature — designed to let you wipe texts and files you sent by accident — could still leave traces of your messages, due to a discrepancy in the way the function works on Android handsets and iPhones. Res...
07:49, 09/18/2019

HUMEN founder River Hawkins on why now is the time for truly preventative action in men's mental health Actor River Hawkins is behind a new London centre where men can discuss their emotions and a five-part series that tackles male mental health. Featuring the likes of Andrew Scott, it will air on the Evening Standard online from September 24...
07:16, 09/18/2019

Doors Open For "Negotiations" With US, Says Taliban After Deadly Attacks The Taliban's chief negotiator has said their "doors are open" to resuming talks with Washington, hours after two attacks by the insurgents killed at least 48 people in war-weary Afghanistan....
06:00, 09/18/2019

France To Send Experts To Investigate Saudi Drone Attacks On Oil Plants France is sending experts to Saudi Arabia to investigate the origin of attacks on Saudi oil facilities that Washington blamed on Iran, the presidency said Wednesday after telephone talks between......
06:00, 09/18/2019

Raymond James to pay $15 million for improperly charging investors: SEC Financial services firm Raymond James & Associates, a unit of Raymond James Financial Inc , has agreed to pay $15 million to settle charges it improperly charged advisory fees on inactive retail......
03:03, 09/18/2019

Coral gardeners bring back Jamaica’s reefs, piece by piece After a series of disasters in the 1980s and 1990s, Jamaica lost 85% of its once-bountiful coral reefs and its fish population plummeted. But today, the corals and tropical fish are slowly reappearing thanks to some careful interventions....
20:32, 09/17/2019

US, Venezuela opposition majority renew support for Guaidó Venezuela’s opposition-led congress has again thrown its support behind Juan Guaidó, saying he’ll serve as the crisis-wracked nation’s interim president until they’ve ended Nicolás Maduro’s grip on power...
20:32, 09/17/2019

Cardinal George Pell makes appeal to Australia's High Court over sex abuse conviction Disgraced former papal advisor Cardinal George Pell launched a final bid Tuesday to have Australia's High Court overturn his convictions of child sex abuse....
15:48, 09/17/2019

Kale-flavored candy canes are not the reason for the season Forget a lump of coal. This Christmas, naughty kids get kale. Kale-flavored candy canes have arrived to ruin the holidays, thanks to Archie McPhee, a Seattle-based novelty-toys and -candy producer. The company, which has been selling “impractic...
15:48, 09/17/2019

Ramsey wants to play vs. Titans 'if I'm still here' Jaguars cornerback Jalen Ramsey said he wants to play against the Titans and continue to support his teammates if he is not traded by Thursday night....
15:48, 09/17/2019

School janitor lays on the ground to comfort girl who has autism By Rachel Paula Abrahamson, TODAY Every morning, students at Melba Passmore Elementary School in Alvin, Texas, file into the cafeteria for breakfast. For fourth grader Kenlee Bellew-Shaw, who has autism, it can be a bit overwhelming. “She really stru...
15:48, 09/17/2019

4 Your Health: Dramatic increase in young adults vaping (NBC News)- Exercising may slow down the effects of Alzheimer’s disease in high-risk patients. Researchers compared the cognitive function and brain volume between two groups of older adults with memory issues. Those who did aerobic exercises s...
15:48, 09/17/2019

The Trailer: Mark Sanford is a Tea Party candidate in a Trump party In this edition: Mark Sanford's lonely quest for the presidency, the fight over the Working Families Party's endorsement, and why a Democratic congressman is bashing the "squad."...
15:48, 09/17/2019

A Professor’s Killing Sends a Chill Through a Campus in Pakistan A student said he killed Prof. Khalid Hameed, a well-liked teacher, because he insulted Islam. Now his colleagues are being very careful about what they say....
15:48, 09/17/2019

Taliban Makes Good on Pledge to Strike Afghan Election Campaign Two attacks including one at a rally for President Ashraf Ghani killed at least 48 people, less than two weeks before the vote. Mr. Ghani was unhurt....
15:48, 09/17/2019

In ‘Sontag,’ the Author’s Myth Takes Center Stage Benjamin Moser’s authorized biography of the essayist, critic and cultural icon Susan Sontag pays closest attention to its subject’s persona as a “great original creation.”...
15:48, 09/17/2019

Upstate judge who posted photo of a noose on Facebook resigns An upstate judge resigned after posting a photo of a noose “with repugnant racial connotations” on his Facebook account, officials announced Tuesday, as the judge complained he had been “coerced” into leaving his position. Kyl...
15:16, 09/17/2019

Suspect in $4 million Midtown jewel heist nabbed in Florida One of the three robbers who pulled off a $4 million Midtown jewel heist last month has been nabbed in Florida, officials said Tuesday. Pedro Davila, a Bronx resident, was caught by local cops hiding out in Pasco County — just west of Tampa — on Sund...
15:16, 09/17/2019

Kaveri Seed Shares Rise 3%, Board To Consider Buyback On September 24 Kaveri Seed share price today: By noon, 9,184 Kaveri Seed shares had changed hands on the BSE, as against an average of 23,000 in the past two weeks. Kaveri Seed shares opened higher at Rs 536.00......
12:48, 09/17/2019

Perhaps we need to explain climate change to politicians as we would to very small children Here, let me try. The sun is very, very hotWhen I was an undergrad learning geology, the maxim that was thumped into me wasn’t how to build a mine or drill for oil and gas, it was simply: “the present is the key to the past”. The thing that took a wh...
12:16, 09/17/2019

Amit Panghal, 3 Other Indians Enter World Boxing Championships Quarters AIBA World Boxing Championships: India's all four boxers, who were in action in AIBA World Boxing Championships on Tuesday, won their respective bouts to advance to the quarterfinals....
12:16, 09/17/2019

Famed U.S. journalist Cokie Roberts, a 'founding mother' of NPR, dead at 75 American journalist Cokie Roberts, regarded by National Public Radio as one of its "founding mothers" and a prominent political commentator on ABC News, died on Tuesday at 75 at her Washington home from complications of breast cancer, her family said...
09:48, 09/17/2019

Oxycontin maker Purdue begins bankruptcy in push to settle opioid lawsuits Oxycontin maker Purdue Pharma LP on Tuesday told a bankruptcy judge it hopes to broaden support for a proposed settlement of more than 2,600 lawsuits alleging that the company fueled the U.S. opioid crisis....
09:48, 09/17/2019

Have children in your area been groomed on dating apps? Children as young as nine have been victims of sexual offences after accessing adult dating apps, according to police documents obtained by Sky News....
09:48, 09/17/2019

No-Deal Brexit Could Stoke UK Inflation Consumer prices could jump if the UK leaves the European Union without a Brexit deal, with a 10% slump in the pound raising the rate of inflation by 1%....
09:16, 09/17/2019

Watch: Illinois lawmaker targeted by bird during interview about pigeon poop An Illinois state representative giving a TV interview about a pigeon poop problem at a Chicago train station ended up illustrating the problem when a bird relieved itself onto his head....
08:16, 09/17/2019

Banning fans' free speech is not consistent with our vision of sport. Or democracy MLS fans have been banned for displaying flags with the anti-fascist Iron Front symbol. But it is crucial that peaceful political statements are allowed in sports“Push ‘em back, push ‘em back, waaay back!” is a classic American football chant encoura...
06:17, 09/17/2019

BJP's Chinmayanand, Accused Of Rape, Complains Of "Uneasiness" Chinmayanand, the BJP leader and former union minister accused of rape and blackmail by a law student but yet to be charged, was seen in photos receiving medical treatment on Monday night after he......
22:32, 09/16/2019

'Alexa, send $20 to my favorite presidential candidate' Amazon said on Wednesday it will make donating to a U.S. presidential candidate as easy as turning on the lights or replenishing a household's toilet-paper stocks, via its Alexa digital assistant....
18:02, 09/18/2019

Deadline for Bogota metro proposals extended Five consortiums now have until Oct. 3 to present their proposals for the first line of Bogota's metro system, whose value is estimated at 14 trillion pesos ($4.1 billion), the city's metro company said on Wednesday....
18:02, 09/18/2019

UPDATE 2-American Airlines mechanic accused of sabotage will remain behind bars A U.S. federal judge on Wednesday ordered that an American Airlines mechanic charged with purposely damaging an aircraft that was due to take off from Miami with 150 aboard remain behind bars before a trial, court papers showed....
18:02, 09/18/2019

Gavilon lands ADM director as new Brazil general manager -sources An executive director at Archer Daniels Midland Co in São Paulo has left the firm to take over as Brazil general manager at rival grain trading house Gavilon do Brasil, two sources told Reuters on Wednesday....
18:02, 09/18/2019

UPDATE 1-GSK's over-the-counter nicotine oral spray gets FDA panel backing An independent expert panel to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday recommended approval of GlaxoSmithKline Plc's over-the-counter nicotine oral spray that aims to help smokers quit their addiction....
18:02, 09/18/2019

UPDATE 2-Parts shortage leads GM to lay off 1,200 temporarily in Canada The strike against General Motors Co's U.S. operations has led to a parts shortage, the automaker said on Wednesday, and as a result it announced the temporary lay-offs of 1,200 workers at its Oshawa assembly plant in Canada....
18:02, 09/18/2019

UPDATE 2-Newmont Goldcorp offered $25 mln in social projects to end mine conflict The world's top gold producer, Newmont Goldcorp, said on Wednesday it had offered $25 million in community investments and land rental fees to resolve a conflict at its Penasquito gold mine in Mexico, but activists said they are unsatisfied....
18:02, 09/18/2019

Brazil's Petrobras increases gasoline, diesel prices in wake of Saudi attacks Brazilian state-run oil firm Petroleo Brasileiro SA has increased the average price of gasoline at refineries by 2.29% and the price of diesel by 3.8%, consultancy FC Stone said on Wednesday....
18:02, 09/18/2019

UPDATE 2-Facebook CEO Zuckerberg to meet with U.S. senators this week Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg is on Capitol Hill this week to meet with senators as the social media giant faces scrutiny from both the Federal Trade Commission and members of Congress, the company confirmed on Wednesday....
18:02, 09/18/2019

UPDATE 3-AT&T, Dish not in talks over DirecTV deal - source AT&T Inc and Dish Network Corp are not in discussions over a deal due to regulatory issues, a source familiar with the matter said on Wednesday, after the Wall Street Journal reported https://on.wsj.com/2kS2Hbs the wireless carrier was considering pa...
18:02, 09/18/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil's Petrobras increases gasoline, diesel prices after Saudi attacks Brazilian state-run oil firm Petroleo Brasileiro SA has increased the average price of gasoline at refineries by 3.5% and the price of diesel by 4.2%, a company representative told Reuters....
18:02, 09/18/2019

UPDATE 4-Trump and California go to war over clean cars U.S. President Donald Trump and the state of California went to war on Wednesday over who should set the standards in the United States for vehicle emissions and electric cars, foreshadowing a legal battle over environmental policy issues that will a...
18:02, 09/18/2019

Brazil's Lojas Americanas signs digital payments deal with Linx Brazilian discount retailer Lojas Americanas SA has agreed with software developer Linx SA to integrate the retailer's fintech arm Ame and its digital retailer B2W Cia Digital SA with Linx's payment platforms....
18:02, 09/18/2019

UPDATE 1-Gavilon lands ADM director as new Brazil general manager -sources An executive director at Archer Daniels Midland Co in São Paulo has left the firm to take over as Brazil general manager at rival grain trading house Gavilon do Brasil, two sources told Reuters on Wednesday....
18:02, 09/18/2019

UPDATE 1-UK's Johnson and Trump discuss need for united diplomatic response to Saudi attack British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and U.S. President Donald Trump condemned last weekend's attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities and discussed the need for a united diplomatic response in a telephone call on Wednesday, Johnson's office said....
18:02, 09/18/2019

Federal prosecutors, regulators broaden market manipulation probe beyond precious metals trades Federal prosecutors and commodity regulators have broadened their investigation into spoofing activity after receiving information from traders questioned for spoofing-related charges....
18:02, 09/18/2019

A Warren Buffett protege is leaving to start her own Berkshire Tracy Britt Cool is leaving the firm after a decade to start a company that replicates Warren Buffett's business model, the Wall Street Journal reported....
18:02, 09/18/2019

Olympiakos 2-2 Tottenham Hotspur: Champions League – as it happened Spurs threw away a two-goal lead they never really deserved in the first place to start their Champions League campaign with a draw 8.28pm BST Related: Mathieu Valbuena penalty crowns Olympiakos recovery to deny Spurs Thanks for joining me, and you ...
18:02, 09/18/2019

Paris Saint-Germain 3-0 Real Madrid: Champions League – as it happened Angel Di Maria scored twice against his former team as PSG outplayed Real at the Parc des Princes. 10.43pm BST Related: Ángel Di María double helps PSG ease to win against Real Madrid And the others in tonight’s Champions League … Related: Héctor He...
18:02, 09/18/2019

Shakhtar Donetsk 0-3 Manchester City: Champions League – as it happened Manchester City overran an outclassed Shakhtar Donetsk to get their Champions League campaign off to a winning start 10.25pm BST And with that, I’m done. Here once again is our match report. Bye! Related: Ilkay Gündogan lights up Manchester City’s ea...
18:02, 09/18/2019

Ash Brazill recalled and two new caps named in Diamonds netball squad New Zealand await in next month’s Constellation Cup Debutants Maddy Turner and Laura Scherian called upNSW Swifts defender Maddy Turner and Sunshine Coast midcourter Laura Scherian are the two uncapped players in Australia’s squad of 13 for next mont...
18:02, 09/18/2019

Liverpool’s Virgil van Dijk tells team not to panic after Napoli defeat • Loss in Italy ‘shouldn’t be a wake-up call’• Defender turns his focus to Chelsea gameVirgil van Dijk has said a Champions League defeat at Napoli is no reason for Liverpool to panic given the outstanding form they have shown before Sunday’s trip to...
18:02, 09/18/2019

Unai Emery rests Mesut Özil for Europa League opener to manage workload • Arsenal away to Eintracht Frankfurt in first group stage game• Manager wants playmaker fresh for Aston Villa game on SundayMesut Özil has been spared a potentially stormy return to Germany after Unai Emery opted to rest him for Arsenal’s opening Eu...
18:02, 09/18/2019

Amnesty says migrant workers still being exploited in Qatar Amnesty investigated three Qatari companies1,620 workers submitted complaints after wages stoppedThousands of migrant workers in Qatar are still being exploited despite repeated promises to improve workers’ rights in the lead-up to the 2022 World Cup...
18:02, 09/18/2019

End of Fernando Ricksen’s suffering brings both heartbreak and relief | Stuart James Death of the former Rangers and Netherlands player brings to a close a brutal six-year battle with motor neurone diseaseThe call came just after 10am. Vincent de Vries, Fernando Ricksen’s ghostwriter and loyal friend, had known for a long time that t...
18:02, 09/18/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

On This Day: Felix Trinidad edged Oscar De La Hoya in disappointing superfight Matt Christie tells the story behind the September 18, 1999 Oscar De La Hoya vs Felix Trinidad showdown, one of the richest in boxing history The post On This Day: Felix Trinidad edged Oscar De La Hoya in disappointing superfight appeared first on Bo...
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On This Day: Oscar De La Hoya fought several key battles But it was mixed fortunes for 'The Golden Boy' Oscar De La Hoya The post On This Day: Oscar De La Hoya fought several key battles appeared first on Boxing News....
18:02, 09/18/2019

Katie Taylor targets Persoon rematch Katie Taylor beat Belgium’s Persoon by a majority decision earlier this year The post Katie Taylor targets Persoon rematch appeared first on Boxing News....
18:02, 09/18/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

WeWork's Neumann wants to live forever, be king of the world and first trillionaire, says WSJ According to a report in the Wall Street Journal, WeWork co-founder Adam Neumann has floated the idea of becoming Israel's prime minister or leader of the world....
14:17, 09/18/2019

Meet the 27-year-old who raised $96 million to make video gaming a high school sport "We really believe PlayVS will be not only a generational gaming product, but also a 100 million-plus user subscription business," founder Delane Parnell says....
14:17, 09/18/2019

Obama says tech can help solve climate change but ultimately it's a 'moral decision' President Barack Obama spoke at an event in San Francisco on Wednesday hosted by software company Splunk and addressed how tech can help solve problems....
14:17, 09/18/2019

Instagram cracks down on posts touting 'miraculous' weight loss On Instagram and other social media sites, health misinformation is rampant. Companies have only recently begun to take steps to clamp down on this kind of content....
14:17, 09/18/2019

Chinese experts to probe panda Chuang Chuang's death in Thai zoo Animal experts from China are to arrive at a Thai zoo on Thursday to investigate the unexpected death of a giant panda in the northern city of Chiang Mai, Thai officials said....
14:17, 09/18/2019

Indonesia's planned cigarette tax hike to lead to production cut, layoffs Plans by the Indonesian government to raise tobacco excise tax and minimum cigarette prices next year will force companies to cut production and potentially cause layoffs, industry associations said on Wednesday....
14:17, 09/18/2019

Houston-area refineries see only minor problems from storm : sources Refineries in the Houston area suffered only minor problems in the first night of Tropical Storm Imelda's passage across the southeast Texas, sources familiar with plant operations said on Wednesday....
14:17, 09/18/2019

German carbon pricing plan may cost DAX companies billions: report Germany's blue-chip companies could face billions of euros in costs to cut carbon emissions under a climate protection plan due to be unveiled by the government on Friday, according to a study by asset manager Union Investment....
14:17, 09/18/2019

ECB should take climate change into account: Villeroy The European Central Bank should take climate change into account in the way it runs monetary policy, ECB policymaker Francois Villeroy de Galhau said on Wednesday, backing a suggestion from its incoming chief....
14:17, 09/18/2019

Italy plans to cut polluting tax breaks by 10% a year : document The Italian government plans to cut tax expenditures subsidising environmentally harmful activities by 10% each year starting in 2020, according to a draft emergency decree seen by Reuters on Wednesday....
14:17, 09/18/2019

Tropical Storm Lorena threatens to dump rain on Mexico's Los Cabos Tropical Storm Lorena threatened to strike Mexico's Pacific coast with heavy rain and high winds on Wednesday, as it gathered strength and barreled towards popular beach resort Los Cabos on the Baja California peninsula....
14:17, 09/18/2019

Ex-minister accused of mismanaging Ebola funds Former Democratic Republic of Congo health minister Oly Ilunga has been detained over allegations of mismanaging public funds worth $4.3 million that were allocated to fighting the Ebola outbreak in the country, one of his lawyers told CNN on Monday....
14:17, 09/18/2019

UN summits urge ‘ambition and action’ on climate change, sustainable development: Guterres There are five key United Nations summits taking place next week to spur action on the climate crisis and other global concerns, which will showcase the UN as a “driver for meaningful, positive change”, according to the man at the helm of the Organiz...
14:17, 09/18/2019

TripAdvisor CEO on the Fed and Consumer Health CNBC's Seema Mody sat down with TripAdvisor CEO Stephen Kaufer at the Skift Global Forum in New York City. He discussed the Fed, the health of the consumer and where he's seeing weakness in the global economy....
14:17, 09/18/2019

Booking Holdings CEO on US-China trade war and the state of the consumer Glenn Fogel, Booking Holdings CEO, sits down with CNBC's Seema Mody to discuss the headwinds the travel industry is facing. They discuss consumer sentiment, China investments, U.S.-China trade war and the impact on tourism....
14:17, 09/18/2019

The New Bluetooth Sonos Feels Like a Time Warp You don’t need the new Sonos Move. It’s a $400 Sonos speaker that sounds an awful lot like a $180 Sonos speaker but with the added benefit of being portable. You can pick it up and carry it around. If you wander away from your wifi, no problem! The M...
14:17, 09/18/2019

9 Uses for Google Maps Street View Besides Checking Out Your Old Neighborhood Street View has been with us since 2007, allowing us to spy on our old neighborhoods, see our front door on the internet, and generally travel the globe without getting up from the sofa. This ever-expanding digital library of locations has more uses ...
14:17, 09/18/2019

Jamie Lee Curtis Teases Familiar Faces and Traumas for Halloween Kills and Halloween Ends Sony teases that “famous people” want to do a remake of The Princess Bride. No, Rihanna has not been cast as Batman’s Poison Ivy, but she’d like to be. Plus, production wraps on The Invisible Man, what to expect when The Flash and Van Helsing return,...
14:17, 09/18/2019

Facebook Partners With Ray-Ban to Help Make Its Smart Glasses Happen: Report Hoping to avoid the failure that was the consumer version of Google Glass, Facebook has teamed up with Luxottica, the parent company of brands like Ray-Ban, to help with the development of its own augmented reality glasses, sources told CNBC. But it ...
14:17, 09/18/2019

A Peek Into the Soviet Computer Revolution One of the largest and coolest collections of Soviet computers in the world resides in an apartment complex in Mariupol, Ukraine. Dmitriy Cherepanov started Club 8-bit with a small collection of computers built when the Soviet bloc was crafting its o...
14:17, 09/18/2019

India Bans E-Cigs as Juul Sales Are Mysteriously Halted in China India this week moved to ban e-cigarettes in a move that will see illegal use of the products punishable by up to three years in prison for repeat offenses. Separately, a mysterious halt on Juul sales in China comes just days after the devices were i...
14:17, 09/18/2019

How Did Drones Take Out 5 Percent Of The World's Oil Supply? On September 14, some as-yet officially unknown perpetrators launched a complex attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities. The attack was apparently carried out by drones, cruise missiles, or both. It cut Saudi Arabia’s oil exports by half, a big deal c...
14:17, 09/18/2019

Exercise Might Help Protect the Aging Brain From Alzheimer's, Study Suggests People at high risk for Alzheimer’s disease may be able to slow down the atrophy of their brains through regular aerobic exercise, a new study has found. The findings are a spot of good news for dealing with a disease that has proven seemingly imposs...
14:17, 09/18/2019

A Black Lady Sketch Show's Post-Apocalyptic Backdrop Is Its Best Joke HBO’s A Black Lady Sketch Show is exactly what its title tells you it is: a sketch comedy show centering and spotlighting a group of black, women comedians as they and a ridiculously impressive cast of guest stars act a damned fool in a variety of wi...
14:17, 09/18/2019

AB5, Landmark Bill Protecting Gig Workers in California, Becomes Law The hard-fought bill that may one day give full employee status to workers engaged in the gig economy spearheaded by companies like Uber, Lyft, and DoorDash has finally been signed into law by the office of California Governor Gavin Newsom. Read more...
14:17, 09/18/2019

Mathematicians No Longer Stumped by the Number 3 Just on the heels of finding three cubed numbers that sum to 42, scientists have passed another important milestone by finding three enormous cubes that sum to 3.Read more......
14:17, 09/18/2019

Backpacking Researchers Accidentally Discover Grasshopper-Eating Wolf Some of the most serendipitous discoveries about nature can be prompted by just about anything, like finding the first known venomous frog by accidentally grabbing the business end of one, or revealing a new owl species by eavesdropping on its unplac...
14:17, 09/18/2019

Exposed Files Leak Details on SORM, Russia's Pervasive Domestic Surveillance System A California-based security company on Wednesday revealed its researchers had discovered more than 1.7 terabytes of proprietary telecommunications data left publicly online, including hardware specifications for a lawful surveillance device used thro...
14:17, 09/18/2019

The World Is ‘Grossly’ Unprepared for the Next Major Pandemic, Watchdog Finds A report compiled by an independent group of experts claims that governments and NGOs are woefully unprepared for the next big pandemic, while subsequently warning of a “very real threat” for a global-scale pandemic to kill 50 million to 80 million p...
14:17, 09/18/2019

Why Tensions Between the U.S. and Iran Fuel Fears of War Though the U.S. and Iran have lived in a state of hostility for decades, rarely have relations been as tense as in recent months. The U.S. is trying to deprive Iran of oil revenue, the lifeblood of its economy. Iran’s been accused of responding by at...
14:17, 09/18/2019

Facebook, Google and Twitter face fresh heat from Congress on harmful online content The continued struggles of Facebook, Google and Twitter to stop the spread of hate speech, disinformation and other harmful content online has sparked heightened interest on Capitol Hill, where lawmakers are expected to unveil legislation to probe th...
14:17, 09/18/2019

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg pays rare D.C. visit to meet with lawmakers Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg is paying a rare visit to Washington this week, meeting with members of Congress to discuss the "future of Internet regulation."...
14:17, 09/18/2019

Purdue Pharma’s bankruptcy plan includes special protection for the Sackler family fortune Purdue has said it will ask the bankruptcy judge to take the unusual step of halting more than two dozen lawsuits by state attorneys general against the Sackler family, which Forbes estimates is one of the wealthiest families in the country worth $13...
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Federal Reserve makes small interest rate cut. Trump slams central bank for having ‘no guts’ The U.S. benchmark interest rate is now just shy of 2 percent, down from about 2.25 percent. The move was widely expected and falls well short of Trump’s call for a “big” cut....
14:17, 09/18/2019

Military spent $184,000 at Trump’s Scotland resort, according to documents released by Democrats The House Oversight Committee is investigating whether Trump has violated a constitutional provision that prevents presidents enriching themselves through the office....
14:17, 09/18/2019

GM drops workers’ health care during strike, a sign impasse could drag on The United Auto Workers, which represents the roughly 49,000 workers who have walked out, released an internal letter that said it had been given notice that the company had stopped health-care benefits because of the strike....
14:17, 09/18/2019

Pentagon has warned of dire outcomes if projects canceled for border wall don’t happen U.S. service members have worked in unsafe and hazardous conditions at defunded buildings for years, according to military budget requests sent to Congress in recent years....
14:17, 09/18/2019

This new eco-friendly game packaging could save tonnes of plastic every year Sports Interactive Studio Director Miles Jacobson holds the new packaging in a video alongside Spanish footballer Hector Bellerin. Sega and Sports Interactive have announced that Football Manager 2020 will be ...
14:16, 09/18/2019

1 in 4 Youths Has Vaped. Will State Bans Do Anything? Without knowing what has caused a spate of vaping-related illnesses, experts said it was unclear whether new state and local regulations could have much immediate effect....
14:16, 09/18/2019

Here’s Who Will Win—And Who Should—at the 2019 Emmys The 71st Primetime Emmy Awards are upon us, and with them the time-honored tradition of guessing what the Television Academy will deem the past year’s greatest contributions to the medium of television. If you’re placing bets, I urge you ...
13:48, 09/18/2019

American Beauty Was Bad 20 Years Ago and It’s Bad Now. But It Still Has Something to Tell Us In 2019, beating up on Sam Mendes’ multi-Oscar-winning American Beauty, released roughly 20 years ago this week, is so painfully easy that it seems unfair. The Best Picture winner has fallen largely out of fashion; it rarely appears on critics&...
13:48, 09/18/2019

Meet the Alienstock Bands Canceling Tours and Making Area 51 Raid Music to Play for Their Biggest Crowds Yet For their shows, the rock band the Brothers of Alien Rock can be found dressed up in shiny silver alien costumes, complete with zany masks. Online, you can peruse their episodic videos, documenting the adventures of a band of “stranded aliens l...
13:48, 09/18/2019

I Watched All 16 New Network Shows. Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Something unusual happened at this summer’s Television Critics Association press tour, an event where networks hype their upcoming slates to the media. During Fox’s presentation, journalists voiced concerns about Almost Family, a new dram...
13:48, 09/18/2019

These Famous Actors Have Never Won an Emmy Award On Sunday night, the 71st Annual Primetime Emmy Awards will air on Fox. Long considered television’s biggest night, Emmy competition has become increasingly stiff as high-quality shows have proliferated, thanks in part to the continued expansio...
13:48, 09/18/2019

Want to save on a home? Buy it with some strangers While looking for a home in Los Angeles, Dan Nufer saw a house in the Glassell Park neighborhood that was better than anything else he'd seen -- newly renovated and larger than the properties he'd already been outbid on....
13:48, 09/18/2019

How Hasbro managed a stunning comeback in a post-Toys-'R'-Us world Christmas is still more than three months away. But it feels like the holidays are already here for Hasbro shareholders. The stock is up more than 45% this year and CEO Brian Goldner is feeling pretty bullish....
13:48, 09/18/2019

MLB star accused of soliciting a child for unlawful sexual conduct Pittsburgh Pirates' all-star closer Felipe Vázquez was arrested Tuesday on a felony count of soliciting a child for unlawful sexual conduct using computer services or devices, and also faces serious charges in Pennsylvania, according to statements fr...
13:48, 09/18/2019

Veteran found covered in ants at VA facility in his final days The head of the Veterans Health Administration announced a series of major changes at an assisted-living facility days after a dying Air Force veteran was twice found covered in ants in his bed....
13:48, 09/18/2019

Curry commits to 2020 Olympics: 'That is the plan' "Sept 18 (Reuters) - USA Basketball suffered a shock exit at the recent World Cup but their hopes of rebounding at the next major international event were given a welcome boost as Stephen Curry declared that he wants to make his Olympic debut."...
13:48, 09/18/2019

Fan gets Odell Beckham Jr. autograph tattooed after Monday Night Football Odell Beckham Jr.'s homecoming at MetLife Stadium on Monday night wasn't just memorable for the Cleveland Brown's star. One lucky fan is the proud owner of one-of-a-kind OBJ autograph ink. Yep, dreams do come true....
13:48, 09/18/2019

White House circulates gun background check proposal to lawmakers The White House this week began circulating a much-anticipated gun background check proposal to Republicans on Capitol Hill, though it’s unclear if President Donald Trump supports it. The White House’s plan would expand background checks to all comm...
13:48, 09/18/2019

Lindsey Graham to Trump: 'The Iranians are your target audience, not me' Sen. Lindsey Graham has become one of President Donald Trump’s closest allies since trashing his candidacy in 2016. But he’s sticking with his criticism of Trump’s approach on Iran.After Trump chastised him this week on Twitter and in comments to rep...
13:48, 09/18/2019

Ilhan Omar urges Twitter to take down Trump's false tweet Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) today called on Twitter to take action against President Donald Trump’s account and remove a tweet in which he shared a false claim that Omar had “partied” on the anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.“They have a re...
13:48, 09/18/2019

Lee Salem, Champion of Quirky Cartoonists, Is Dead at 73 He nurtured an empire of influential comic strips, including “Cathy,” “Doonesbury,” “Calvin and Hobbes,” “The Boondocks” and “For Better or for Worse.”...
13:48, 09/18/2019

Fed Cuts Interest Rates by Another Quarter Point The Federal Reserve cut rates for the second time since July as risks to the economic outlook mounted, but the move did little to appease President Trump....
13:48, 09/18/2019

No. 2 U.S. House Democrat hopes House will pass funding bill by Friday Steny Hoyer, the No. 2 Democrat in the U.S. House of Representatives, said on Wednesday he hopes the House will pass a stopgap government funding bill no later than Friday....
13:48, 09/18/2019

U.S. trade groups urge Congress to rein in 'Tariff Man' Trump Nearly two dozen U.S. lobbying groups have joined forces to try to rein in U.S. President Donald Trump's power to unilaterally impose tariffs amid growing concern about the negative economic impact of his trade policies....
13:48, 09/18/2019

California governor signs gig economy labor bill into law California Governor Gavin Newsom on Wednesday signed into law a controversial labor bill, AB 5, which spells out when companies must treat "gig economy" contract workers as employees....
13:48, 09/18/2019

U.S. charges 58 in Texas with healthcare fraud, illegal opioid distribution Fifty-eight people have been charged with engaging in healthcare fraud schemes that centered on the illegal distribution of more than 6 million opioid pills across Texas, U.S. prosecutors said on Wednesday....
13:48, 09/18/2019

Sandy Hook shooting victims' advocacy group airs chilling anti-school violence ad Sandy Hook Promise, a non-profit organization led by family members of children massacred at a Connecticut elementary school in 2012, released a chilling public awareness advertisement for its violence prevention campaign on Wednesday....
13:48, 09/18/2019

American Airlines mechanic accused of sabotage denied bond, ordered detained A U.S. federal judge on Wednesday denied bond for a American Airlines mechanic charged with purposely damaging an aircraft in July and ordered he be detained, court papers showed....
13:48, 09/18/2019

Factbox: Trump's new national security adviser, in his own words U.S. President Donald Trump named Robert O'Brien on Wednesday as his latest White House national security adviser, picking a lawyer who has worked to secure the release of hostages to replace John Bolton, with whom Trump parted acrimoniously....
13:48, 09/18/2019

Trump and California go to war over clean cars U.S. President Donald Trump and the state of California went to war on Wednesday over who should set the standards in the United States for vehicle emissions and electric cars, foreshadowing a legal battle over environmental policy issues that will a...
13:48, 09/18/2019

Trump to meet with U.S. senators Thursday over biofuels policy: Senator Cassidy U.S. President Donald Trump will meet on Thursday with a group of U.S. senators to discuss biofuels policy, according to a statement from Louisiana Senator Bill Cassidy's office....
13:48, 09/18/2019

Democrats seek details on U.S. military use of Trump resort hotel Documents from the Pentagon show that "far more taxpayer funds" were spent by the U.S. military on overnight stays at a Trump resort in Scotland than previously known, two Democratic lawmakers said on Wednesday, as they demanded more evidence from th...
13:48, 09/18/2019

Facebook says its CEO will meet with U.S. lawmakers this week Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg will be on Capitol Hill this week to meet with U.S. lawmakers as the social media giant faces scrutiny from the Justice Department and members of Congress, the company confirmed on Wednesday....
13:48, 09/18/2019

After Bolton fireworks, Trump picks low-key hostage negotiator to replace him U.S. President Donald Trump picked U.S. hostage negotiator Robert O'Brien on Wednesday as his fourth White House national security adviser, turning to a low-key choice for the position after the boisterous tenure of John Bolton....
13:48, 09/18/2019

Iran's Rouhani may cancel U.N. visit if U.S. visa not issued soon: state media Iranian President Hassan Rouhani may cancel his trip to New York next week for the annual gathering of world leaders at the United Nations if the United States fails to issue visas for him and Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in the next few hou...
13:48, 09/18/2019

UK's Johnson says EU's Juncker shares determination to avoid no-deal Brexit British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker have a "shared determination" to reach a deal over Brexit, Johnson's office said in a statement on Wednesday after the two leaders spoke by telephone....
13:48, 09/18/2019

Sri Lankan lawmakers to investigate Lotus Tower graft allegation A Sri Lankan parliamentary panel will investigate an allegation of corruption against a Chinese company contracted to work on the construction of South Asia's tallest tower....
13:48, 09/18/2019

Top U.S. diplomat for Asia welcomes plans for Hong Kong dialogue David Stilwell, the U.S. State Department's top official for East Asia, said on Wednesday he welcomed news that Hong Kong's leader would hold open dialogue with the city's residents....
13:48, 09/18/2019

Independent Cuban journalists petition against increased government repression A group of 55 independent journalists, bloggers and activists in Communist-run Cuba launched a petition this week denouncing increased media repression and calling for guarantees for press freedom....
13:48, 09/18/2019

Pompeo says attack was 'act of war' on Saudi Arabia, seeks coalition The United States wants to build a coalition of European and Arab partners to deter Iran after an attack on Saudi Arabia that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo described on Wednesday as "an act of war" against the world's top oil exporter....
13:48, 09/18/2019

Iran to hold annual Gulf drills with 200 frigates, speedboats Iran will hold its annual military parade on Sept. 22 in the Gulf with 200 frigates and speedboats, the semi-official Iran Front Page website reported on Wednesday, at a time of soaring tension between Tehran and Washington....
13:48, 09/18/2019

Northern Ireland's DUP calls for Brexit 'refit' of 1998 peace accord Northern Ireland's largest party, the Democratic Unionist Party, on Wednesday called for a "refit" of the British province's 1998 peace deal "to take account of any new Brexit deal."...
13:48, 09/18/2019

EU's Tusk, Britain's Johnson to discuss Brexit next week European Council President Donald Tusk and Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson are due to hold bilateral talks on Brexit on the sidelines of a U.N. session in New York next week, according to an official with the bloc....
13:48, 09/18/2019

U.S. senators urge Trump administration to end nuclear talks with Saudis Two Democratic U.S. senators on Wednesday urged Trump administration officials to halt talks with Saudi Arabia on building nuclear reactors after weekend attacks that halved the country's oil output and increased instability in the Middle East....
13:48, 09/18/2019

Trump says there are many options short of war with Iran after attack on Saudis U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday there were many options short of war with Iran after U.S. ally Saudi Arabia displayed remnants of drones and missiles it said were used in a crippling attack on its oil sites that was "unquestionably spon...
13:48, 09/18/2019

Kuwait oil sector heightens security after Saudi Aramco attacks Kuwait's oil sector is on high alert and has raised its security to the highest level as a precautionary measure in the wake of the weekend attack on Saudi Arabia's oil facilities, a Kuwaiti oil official said on Wednesday....
13:48, 09/18/2019

Hong Kong horse races, fireworks called off amid protest threat Hong Kong's Jockey Club canceled all races planned for Wednesday after pro-democracy protesters said they would target the Happy Valley racecourse where a horse part-owned by a pro-China lawmaker was due to run....
13:48, 09/18/2019

U.S. reassessing aid to Solomon Islands after Taiwan ties cut The United States is reassessing its assistance to the Solomon Islands after the Pacific nation cut ties with Taiwan in favor of China this week, a senior official in the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) said on Wednesday....
13:48, 09/18/2019

U.N. Security Council to vote on rival calls for truce in Syria's Idlib The United Nations Security Council is due to vote on Thursday on rival draft resolutions that call for a truce in northwest Syria after Russia and China put forward their own text in response to a proposal by Kuwait, Germany and Belgium....
13:48, 09/18/2019

Yemen's Houthis threaten to attack United Arab Emirates targets Yemen's Houthi group said on Wednesday it had identified dozens of sites in the United Arab Emirates as possible targets, in an attempt to underscore its military clout following a weekend attack it claims to have carried out on Saudi oil facilities....
13:48, 09/18/2019

Official documents reveal exactly how much bigger Apple’s iPhone 11 and 11 Pro batteries are Battery life is easily one of the highlights of Apple’s new iPhone 11 models. Early reviewers confirmed Apple’s claims for all three devices, which is great news for buyers who’ve been asking for better battery life from their iPhon...
13:17, 09/18/2019

Tiny avocados and baby vegetables are a big hit Top chefs like their wines aged and their veggies young. “People want to have things at their peak freshness,“ chef Adam Bordonaro tells The Post. That’s why, like many chefs right now, he’s all about baby veggies at his West Village rest...
10:48, 09/18/2019

Number of abortions in US falls to lowest since 1973 NEW YORK — The number and rate of abortions across the United States have plunged to their lowest levels since the procedure became legal nationwide in 1973, according to new figures released Wednesday. The report from the Guttmacher Institute, a res...
10:48, 09/18/2019

Angler catches strange, ‘dinosaur-like’ fish with bulbous eyes This definitely counts as a once-in-a-lifetime catch. A fisherman in Norway was shocked when he reeled in a bizarre, alien-looking creature from the water. The strange animal had large, bulbous eyes that made it look like something truly out of this ...
10:48, 09/18/2019

Eating cheese promotes heart health in people who eat lots of salt: study There’s a reason why salty, cured meats and cheeses pair so well together — and not just because it’s delicious. To the delight of fromage fans, cheese can actually help strengthen blood vessels against damage done by sodium, according to...
10:48, 09/18/2019

Rare spotted zebra spotted at Kenyan wildlife reserve A tiger might never change his stripes — but it appears that a zebra can. A rare polka-dot zebra foal has created a stir online after pictures appeared across social media this past week. The equine oddity was spotted at Maasai Mara National Reserve ...
10:48, 09/18/2019

Porn star Jessica Jaymes found dead at 43 Porn star Jessica Jaymes has been found dead at home in California, it was reported Wednesday. She was just 43. Jaymes was found unconscious at home Tuesday afternoon when a friend checked on her at home in the San Fernando Valley, TMZ said. The frie...
10:48, 09/18/2019

Dinosaurs, droids and holy hand-grenade up for grabs at film auction Jurassic Park dinosaur skulls, a Star Wars stormtrooper helmet and Monty Python's holy hand grenade are among movie memorabilia going under the hammer in London this month at an auction organizers expect to exceed 6 million pounds ($7.5 million)....
10:48, 09/18/2019

Vaudreuil-Dorion to start twice-a-month garbage pickup, Pierrefonds-Roxboro mulls reduced collection Starting Oct. 1, garbage collection in Vaudreuil-Dorion west of the Island of Montreal will be reduced for single-family homes and buildings with four units or less....
10:48, 09/18/2019

Conservation groups want U.S. to pressure Canada to protect right whales Nine U.S.-based organizations have sent an 11-page letter to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration expressing "deep concern" over the continued entanglement of right whales in Canadian waters....
10:48, 09/18/2019

Speedboat racer trying to break record dies in crash, killing 2 others Champion Italian racer Fabio Buzzi hit an artificial reef near the finish line as he was trying to set a record for travel from Monte Carlo to Venice.        ...
10:48, 09/18/2019

Powerful Humberto, a Category 3 hurricane, takes aim at Bermuda Schools closed across tiny Bermuda as residents braced for Hurricane Humberto, a Category 3 storm forecast to hit the island with a glancing blow.        ...
10:48, 09/18/2019

FarmWise and its weed-pulling agribot harvest $14.5M in funding Automating agriculture is a complex proposition given the number and variety of tasks involved, but a number of robotics and autonomy companies are giving it their best shot. FarmWise seems to have impressed someone — it just raised $14.5 million to...
10:48, 09/18/2019

DxOMark’s night and wide-angle camera tests push today’s smartphones to their limits Sure, you could take Apple’s word for it that the new iPhone’s cameras are amazing — or you could let some obsessive pixel-peepers perform some (mostly) objective tests and really get into the nitty-gritty. Pixel peepers in extraordinary ...
10:48, 09/18/2019

Facebook launches Portal TV, a $149 video chat set-top box Facebook wants to take over your television with a clip-on camera for video calling, AR gaming and content co-watching. If you can get past the creepiness, the new Portal TV lets you hang out with friends on your home’s biggest screen. It̵...
10:48, 09/18/2019

The portable $399 Sonos Move is like having two great speakers in one Sonos has released their first-ever portable speaker with a built-in battery: The $399 Sonos Move, which starts shipping to customers on September 24. After spending a few days with the Move, I can confidently say that it offers everything that̵...
10:48, 09/18/2019

India bans e-cigarettes citing youth health concerns India’s government has announced an immediate ban on e-cigarettes — citing youth-focused public health concerns. In a news statement following a cabinet meeting today finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman said the ban covers production, man...
10:48, 09/18/2019

North now offers Focals smart glasses fittings and purchases via app North’s Focals smart glasses are the first in the category to even approach mainstream appeal, but to date, the only way to get a pair has been to go into a physical North showroom and get a custom fitting, and then return once they’re re...
10:48, 09/18/2019

France to scrap breathalyser laws News 18 Sep, 2019 Motorists will soon no longer be required to carry breathalysers in their car when driving through France following law change...
10:48, 09/18/2019

“If the future’s tough for cars, it’s tougher for car shows” Opinion 18 Sep, 2019 With the popularity of motor shows waning, editor-in-chief Steve Fowler thinks it would be a great shame if they disappeared altogether...
10:48, 09/18/2019

Fast music makes motorists drive badly, study shows News 18 Sep, 2019 Music with a high number of beats-per-minute has a negative effect on a motorist’s driving ability, research has revealed...
10:48, 09/18/2019

New 2021 Ineos Grenadier: name and production site confirmed News 18 Sep, 2019 Ineos Automotive's forthcoming 4x4 will be called the Grenadier – and it’ll be assembled in a new production facility in Bridgend, Wales...
10:48, 09/18/2019

£27k Bugatti Baby II toy car launched: a racing icon, only smaller News 18 Sep, 2019 Bugatti has partnered with the Little Car Company to produce a scaled down, battery-powered replica of the Bugatti Type 35...
10:48, 09/18/2019

How Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Learned to Play by Washington’s Rules After nearly nine months in office, the progressive firebrand has swapped the combative brand of politics that swept her into Washington for a more careful political calculus....
10:48, 09/18/2019

Trump Defends Plan to Kill California’s Authority to Set Its Own Auto-Emissions Rules The administration's plan has been assailed by California officials and environmental advocates as an attack on states’ rights and on a major policy to fight climate change....
10:48, 09/18/2019

Biden Thinks Working With McConnell Is a Plus. Is It? As he runs for president, Joseph R. Biden Jr. has trumpeted his ability to work with Republicans, including Mitch McConnell. Others in his party view that as naïve....
10:48, 09/18/2019

Germany's Scholz: We cannot accept parallel currencies such as Facebook's Libra German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Tuesday policymakers could not accept the emergence of parallel currencies such as Facebook's planned Libra, adding that Berlin would reject any such plans....
10:48, 09/18/2019

Facebook met UK officials three times before Libra announcement Facebook met British finance ministry, central bank and regulatory officials in the weeks before making public its plans for the Libra digital currency, responses to Reuters freedom of information requests show....
10:48, 09/18/2019

Comcast to provide free Xfinity Flex TV device for U.S. internet customers Comcast Corp said on Wednesday it will offer Xfinity Flex, its streaming media set top box, and a voice remote for free to its U.S. internet-only customers. It had previously charged those customers $5 per month for the service and remote....
10:48, 09/18/2019

U.S. social media firms say they are removing violent content faster Major U.S. social media firms told a Senate panel Wednesday they are doing more to prevent to remove violent or extremist content from online platforms in the wake of several high-profile incidents, focusing on using more technological tools to act f...
10:48, 09/18/2019

What is quantum computing? Understanding the how, why and when of quantum computers There are working machines today that perform some small part of what a full quantum computer may eventually do. But what are the real-world applications for quantum computing?...
10:48, 09/18/2019

South Sudan’s peace process ‘precarious, but progress in being made’, Security Council hears One year on from the signing of a Revitalized Agreement to ease conflict in South Sudan, the country’s political leaders “have met some, but certainly not all”, of the expectations laid out, the top UN official for the country told the Security Counc...
10:48, 09/18/2019

Small businesses underestimate financial damage of cyberattacks The average breach causes an average of $149,000 in damages, yet most small-to-medium-sized businesses thought cyberattacks would cost them under $10,000, survey reports....
10:48, 09/18/2019

Marvel is about to solve two of the remaining mysteries from ‘Endgame’, but we have a long wait ahead of us Avengers: Infinity War set up Endgame perfectly to become the highest-grossing movie ever. The first film ended with an amazing cliffhanger and offered plenty of mysteries that needed solving, so Marvel fans flocked to cinemas to see how Marvel fixed...
10:48, 09/18/2019

Cities “cause of and solution to” climate change Cities around the world are the “main cause of climate change” but can also offer a part of the solution to reducing the harmful greenhouses gases that are causing global temperatures to rise according to UN-Habitat Executive Director Maimunah Mohd S...
10:17, 09/18/2019

Starbucks Japan wants customers to pay for coffee with pens Starbucks Japan sells a range of NFC-enabled goods and accessories linked to a digital wallet, which you can use to pay for your purchase. Unlike Costa's NFC-enabled cups in the UK, though, those products aren't even related to coffee. The ...
10:17, 09/18/2019

ZenBook Pro Duo review: ASUS makes a case for dual-screen laptops ASUS already paved the way for dual-screen laptops with last year's ScreenPad on the ZenBook Pro, but now it's taking the concept to another level with the ZenBook Pro Duo. It's a powerful 15-inch workstation with a huge secondary disp...
10:17, 09/18/2019

Sonos Move review: Versatility doesn't come cheap It's late September, but still technically summer, so I'm writing this on my back deck, listening to the first Sonos speaker built to be used outside. The Move represents a number of firsts for Sonos: It's built to be used outdoors, it...
10:17, 09/18/2019

Fossil's latest hybrid watch is likely powered by Wear OS Back in January Google announced its plans to buy Fossil's smartwatch technology. Now, after a report by Wareable revealed that the deal involved the acquisition of the movements used in hybrid watches, we have our first clue as to what Google m...
10:17, 09/18/2019

Oppo's next phone can be fully charged in just 30 minutes While a handful of recent flagship phones -- namely Samsung's Note 10+ (with the optional 45W adapter) and Vivo's NEX 3 5G -- can be fully charged in a little over an hour, Oppo's upcoming tech will soon render such "fast" charging spe...
10:17, 09/18/2019

BioWare hopes to fix 'Anthem' by swapping acts for seasonal updates It's no secret that Anthem has had a lukewarm response. Dodgy game mechanics and various other bugs meant that developer BioWare published a blog post less than a month after its release, sharing its plans to make the game better. Now, the compa...
10:17, 09/18/2019

YouTube is bringing a big, ugly ad banner to its TV app's home screen Your living room YouTube experience is about to become decidedly more cluttered. YouTube is bringing its usual Masthead ad to its TV app's home screen, guaranteeing that you'll see a promo before anything else. While the behavior is similar...
10:17, 09/18/2019

Xfinity internet-only customers now get the Flex streaming platform for free As of today, Comcast will provide its internet-only customers with its streaming TV service Xfinity Flex at no additional cost. Xfinity Flex, which is essentially a streaming device and platform, launched in March and originally cost $5 per month. No...
10:17, 09/18/2019

Apple will use recycled rare earth metals in the iPhone's Taptic Engine Apple has a new strategy to make its products more environmentally friendly. Moving forward, the company plans to source the rare earth metals needed to build the iPhone's Taptic Engine from recycled components. The Taptic Engine is the small li...
10:17, 09/18/2019

Amazon rolls out a cash payment option for online orders in the US Amazon is bringing its cash payment option for Amazon.com orders to the US. If you'd like to pay with physical money, you can select the PayCode option at checkout. You'll receive a QR code and will have 24 hours to pay for the goods at a p...
10:17, 09/18/2019

BBC's smart keyboard helps kids live healthy digital lives The BBC wants to help kids have healthy and positive interactions online, and it's hoping its new Own It app will do just that. The app is centered around a keyboard that pops up whenever a user begins to type. If the message is negative, the ap...
10:17, 09/18/2019

Facebook contractors are listening to Portal voice commands again Facebook may have halted human review of Messenger voice chats in August, but that didn't mean it was putting the brakes on everything. The company has revealed to Bloomberg that its contractors will go back to reviewing Portal device voice com...
10:17, 09/18/2019

Instagram will restrict posts on cosmetic surgery and diet products You'll soon see fewer ads for "flat tummy" tea and lip fillers on Instagram. The social media platform announced today that it is tightening restrictions on posts related to diet products and cosmetic surgery. The new rules -- first reported in ...
10:17, 09/18/2019

Apple TV+ offers peek at kids shows 'Ghostwriter' and 'Helpsters' Apple won't rely solely on Snoopy in Space to keep your kids happy when TV+ debuts on November 1st. The tech titan has posted the first trailers (only visible on its website right now) for Ghostwriter and Helpsters, both of which will cater to ...
10:17, 09/18/2019

Google's Family Link parental controls now include per-app time limits Google introduced Family Link in 2017 to give children their own Google account and to provide an app through which parents could manage their child's screen time. The controls have since been expanded to cover teens too, and from today there wi...
10:17, 09/18/2019

You'll be able to contribute to 2020 presidential campaigns via Alexa With debates underway and just a few months until the first primaries, 2020 presidential election campaigns are in full swing, and you'll soon have another way to donate to your favorite candidate. Campaigns can sign up to receive contributions ...
10:17, 09/18/2019

NY Times reporter who co-wrote Kavanaugh book cops to penning ‘penis’ tweet A New York Times reporter who co-wrote a controversial new book on US Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh admitted Tuesday that she also penned the paper’s widely panned “penis” tweet published to promote the tome. The newspaper&#...
10:17, 09/18/2019

New York Times gets caught up in billionaires’ bitter feud As if The New York Times doesn’t have enough problems on its hands, it’s now being drawn into the bitter decade-long fight between billionaires Peter Nygard and Louis Bacon, which started out as a land dispute in the Bahamas. Nygard, a retail tycoon,...
10:17, 09/18/2019

Rose McGowan writes foreword for witchcraft book Rose McGowan, who played a witch in the supernatural TV series “Charmed” on the WB network, is writing the foreword for “Pop Magick: A Simple Guide to Bending Your Reality,” which explores the real-life world of witchcraft as practiced by its 25-year...
10:17, 09/18/2019

Barca defender Alba sidelined with hamstring injury "Barcelona defender Jordi Alba injured his hamstring in the 0-0 draw at Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League, his team said in a statement on Wednesday, with Spanish media reporting that the Spain international will be out for around two weeks."...
10:16, 09/18/2019

Mustafi reintegrated into Arsenal squad for Europa League trip to Frankfurt "Arsenal defender Shkodran Mustafi could be set to make his first appearance of the season for the club in Thursday\u0027s Europa League trip to Eintracht Frankfurt."...
10:16, 09/18/2019

'It's not the end of the world' - Barkley vows to step up to take more penalties "Ross Barkley says he will not be deterred from taking further penalties despite missing one in Chelsea\u0027s loss to Valencia in the Champions League on Tuesday."...
10:16, 09/18/2019

Neymar did everything he could to leave PSG, says Tuchel "Paris Saint-Germain manager Thomas Tuchel says Neymar did everything in his power to leave Parc des Princes for Spain over the course of the summer."...
10:16, 09/18/2019

Euro Papers – Real Madrid’s secret pact with Mbappe sets up world-record transfer "In today’s European papers it is revealed that Real Madrid have a secret pact with Kylian Mbappe that means they’ve already made a downpayment ahead of what will be a world-record transfer from PSG to Real Madrid in the summer."...
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James joins Man United's growing injury list ahead of Astana game "Manchester United will be without Daniel James for Thursday\u0027s Europa League group stage opener after the winger suffered an injury in the weekend Premier League win over Leicester City, manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said on Wednesday."...
10:16, 09/18/2019

$11.4M Boeing contract calls for SLAM-ER missile development for Saudi Arabia Boeing Co. received an $11.4 million contract for work on the Stand-Off Land Attack Missile for Saudi Arabia, the U.S. Navy announced, more than a year after it redesigned and restarted production on the missiles....
10:16, 09/18/2019

2nd T20I Live: Virat Kohli Fifty Takes India Closer To Victory Live Cricket Score: IND vs SA 2nd T20I: The opening par of Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan got India off to a flying start as they added 30 runs in first three overs....
10:16, 09/18/2019

Daily on Healthcare: Tennessee inches closer to ‘block granting’ Medicaid Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
09:48, 09/18/2019

Iran warns of retaliation against US actions as Trump asks for increased sanctions amid Saudi tensions Iran on Wednesday warned that it would immediately retaliate against the United States if Tehran is targeted over a crippling weekend attack on Saudi oil facilities....
09:48, 09/18/2019

Category 3 Hurricane Humberto set to make close pass off Bermuda as busy Atlantic season continues Bermuda is warning its residents to make their final storm preparations Wednesday as Hurricane Humberto is set to make a close pass off the island, bringing maximum sustained winds of 120 mph....
09:48, 09/18/2019

25 'Friends' quotes that have been stuck in our heads for 25 years In honor of the 25th anniversary of the "Friends" we reminisce about the show's funniest moments — and the most appropriate times to quote them.        ...
09:48, 09/18/2019

Netflix in October 2019: Meryl Streep, Eddie Murphy, Paul Rudd, Cardi B, more 'Kominsky' For October, Netflix has more "Kominsky Method," Paul Rudd series "Living With Myself," and a Steven Soderbergh film starring Meryl Streep.        ...
09:48, 09/18/2019

Meet all the contestants for 'The Bachelor' Season 24 "The Bachelor" Season 24 is almost here! Before the dating show begins, get to know the contestants who will be vying for a rose from Peter Weber.        ...
09:48, 09/18/2019

'Love is love': Demi Burnett makes history with the 'Bachelor' franchise's first LGBTQ proposal Demi Burnett made Bachelor Nation history Tuesday night when she proposed to Kristian Haggerty on "Bachelor in Paradise."        ...
09:48, 09/18/2019

Rachel Lindsay says she's 'bored' with ABC's choice for the next 'Bachelor' Former "Bachelorette" Rachel Lindsay says she's "bored" with ABC's choice for the next "Bachelor." The franchise named Peter Weber as the new leading man.        ...
09:48, 09/18/2019

| Coe on Semenya: I hope she returns to the track IAAF President Sebastian Coe has not spoken directly to Caster Semenya after the rule was implemented forcing female athletes to regulate their testosterone levels....
09:48, 09/18/2019

| Proteas stutter after De Kock's promising start India's bowlers restricted South Africa to 149 for five despite an attacking half-century from skipper Quinton de Kock in the second Twenty20 international in Chandigarh....
09:48, 09/18/2019

| SA's Abbott takes 17 wickets to send records tumbling Former SA Test player Kyle Abbott took 17 wickets in Hampshire's County Championship win over title-chasing Somerset - the best figures in first-class cricket for 63 years....
09:48, 09/18/2019

| SAIDS Annual Report confirms 6 anabolic steroids tests at Craven Week The South African Institute for Drug-Free Sport's annual report reveals it tested 1 584 athletes during the 2018/19 period - and that there were 50 anti-doping rule violations....
09:48, 09/18/2019

How democracy benefits Africa’s debt In Africa, the more democratic a country is, the higher its Euromoney Country Risk score, but as the continent’s ECR grade stalls, African countries are diverging – politically and economically....
09:48, 09/18/2019

Why India is as risky as it ever was Some uncomfortable conclusions arise from a close look at Euromoney’s country risk data for Asia since 1982. India’s opening has been rewarded with a dismal decline in its score, while the overthrow of local dictators doesn’t appear to do much for ec...
09:48, 09/18/2019

Market reform, Aramco IPO in focus as Saudi seeks to reassure investors Saudi Arabia is pressing on with capital markets reform and its planned IPO of Aramco in spite of drone attacks on its oil facilities that briefly spooked markets. Virginia Furness reports from Riyadh....
09:48, 09/18/2019

Los Angeles partnership launches platform to help people catch phishes Enlarge / The City of Los Angeles is getting some help from a DHS-funded nonprofit in the fight against phishing. (credit: Getty Images) The relentless march of ransomware, business email compromises, and other attacks against small private and pub...
09:48, 09/18/2019

Asia Pacific stocks mixed as investors await Fed interest rate decision Investors await the Fed's latest decision on monetary policy, set to be released on Wednesday stateside. The U.S. central bank is widely expected to cut rates by 25 basis points....
09:48, 09/18/2019

Hypnotherapy for weight loss – Can it actually help you shed fat? Hypnotherapy for weight loss may not be your first thought when it comes to shedding fat – but can a hypnotherapist help you beat the bulge?...
09:48, 09/18/2019

Mountain lion breaks into California home, gets cornered in bathroom before jumping out second floor window A mountain lion who broke into a California home — seemingly in search of his next meal — was cornered into a bathroom after trying to make a run for it....
09:17, 09/18/2019

Lord Of The Rings returns to New Zealand for TV series New Zealand is to become Middle-earth once again, with Amazon confirming that the new Lord Of The Rings television series is set to be filmed in the country....
09:17, 09/18/2019

For Peter Brook, the Experimental Showman, ‘Nothing Is Ever Finished’ His eyesight failing but schedule still packed, the 94-year-old stage director reflects on a globe-spanning career that includes a New York premiere this week....
09:17, 09/18/2019

Study: U.S. abortion rate lowest since 1973 legalization Abortions in the United States have dropped to their lowest level since the practice was legalized 45 years ago amid recent increases in laws preventing access to the procedure, said a new study published Wednesday....
09:17, 09/18/2019

Federal Reserve expected to order 2nd interest rate cut Many experts expect the Federal Reserve to again cut interest rates at the end of its policy meeting Wednesday, after weeks of criticism from President Donald Trump and the trade impasse between the U.S. and China....
09:17, 09/18/2019

Beto O'Rourke's stance on assault weapons buyback roils Texas politics Beto O'Rourke's aggressive push for mandatory buybacks for assault weapons has upended the gun debate nationwide, but perhaps nowhere more dramatically than in Texas....
09:17, 09/18/2019

GM-UAW strike enters 3rd day; automaker ends health coverage A walkout involving tens of thousands of unionized workers at General Motors entered its third day Wednesday, following negotiations that have yet to produce a new labor deal....
09:17, 09/18/2019

Watch live: House seeks answers on mental health of migrant children A House subcommittee will grill a Trump administration official Wednesday morning about the mental health needs of migrant children being held in detention centers....
09:17, 09/18/2019

U.S. housing starts rise 12 percent in August U.S. housing starts were up 12 percent in August from the previous month, producing the best month for new home construction since May 2007, a new Commerce Department report said....
09:17, 09/18/2019

Category 3 Hurricane Humberto gains more strength off East Coast Already at Category 3 strength, Hurricane Humberto is expanding off the U.S. East Coast and is projected to threaten Bermuda as it passes later Wednesday, forecasters said....
09:17, 09/18/2019

Virginia tech research team studies low latency military networks with DOD-funded grant Using a $7.5 million, five-year Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative grant, a Virginia Tech research team looks into the latency of military IoT systems....
09:17, 09/18/2019

Matt Wallace column: I'm feeling refreshed and ready for PGA Championship challenge at Wentworth On Sunday, at the KLM Open I probably played some of the best golf of my life from tee to green and I feel like I'm getting closer to the perfect make-up of me as a golfer....
07:49, 09/18/2019

Satoshi Nakamoto ‘wannabe’ Craig Wright in talks to settle multi-billion dollar Bitcoin suit Craig Steven Wright, the man who’s claimed to be Bitcoin’s anonymous creator countless times, is down to his last hope in the epic $10 billion Dave Kleiman lawsuit: settlement. According to a Florida Federal Court document, which was submitted yester...
07:49, 09/18/2019

Study: Blaming mass shootings on video games is based on racial discrimination Since the first “violent” video game was created, there have been endless claims that video games lead to violent behavior in real life — despite study after study proving this theory wrong. The speculation is still prominent as last month, after mul...
07:49, 09/18/2019

Here’s Your Shot at Winning a Samsung 65″ QLED 4K Smart TV TLDR: Enter for your chance to win a gorgeous 65” Samsung QLED 4K Smart TV Football season is back! And admit it — watching brightly-colored uniforms clash at high speeds on brilliant green fields are probably amplifying every deficiency of your curr...
07:49, 09/18/2019

3 not-so-secret secrets on how to successfully exit for startup founders According to a Silicon Valley Bank survey, more than half of today’s health and tech startups expect to exit via acquisition. All too many founders think their lofty dreams and cleverly worded pitch decks will carry them through to successful exits. ...
07:49, 09/18/2019

The excellent Pocket Casts podcast app is now free on Android and iOS I’ve been using Pocket Casts to listen to podcasts on my phone for several years now, and in all that time, I’ve been glad I paid for it. It’s thoughtfully designed, and makes light work of managing my listening sessions across a boatload of podcasts...
07:49, 09/18/2019

Stop sending emoji – and 6 other tips for keeping your customers One thing most businesses and services should focus on is perfecting customer retention rates — be that retail, dog-grooming, or media sites. However, some companies forget that the customer relationship doesn’t end after they’ve made their first pur...
07:49, 09/18/2019

CHEAP: Experience earbuds falling off your ear with $29 off AirPods with wireless charging case Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! Imagine you’re listening to music on your AirPods, and just as you enter the subway, they fall down onto the tracks and you lose them forever. Don’t worry, you’re...
07:49, 09/18/2019

UPDATE 3-Britain to investigate $5 bln U.S. takeover of defence firm Cobham Britain will investigate the national security impact of the purchase of defence company Cobham by U.S. private equity firm Advent International, potentially delaying or even blocking the $5 billion deal....
07:48, 09/18/2019

Baltic index falls for tenth straight session The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index, which tracks rates for ships ferrying dry bulk commodities, slipped for the tenth successive time on Wednesday as rates across the capesize and panamax categories declined....
07:48, 09/18/2019

REFILE-Apple spars with EU as $14 bln Irish tax dispute drags on Apple accused the European Commission of misunderstanding its business on day two of the iPhone maker's appeal against a $14 billion tax order, in a dispute that is key to the EU's drive to collect more taxes but which could also run for years....
07:48, 09/18/2019

Germany gambles on green with carbon cap plan The German government is set to present a new climate-change policy on Friday that will likely include a carbon-pricing initiative to cap the use of fossil fuels in Europe's largest economy, where the Greens party is enjoying a surge in support....
07:48, 09/18/2019

E-cigarettes use not included in India ban, will defend any court challenge-official India's ban on electronic cigarettes will not apply to use of such devices and the government was prepared to defend its decision if it's challenged in a court, a senior health ministry official told Reuters on Wednesday....
07:48, 09/18/2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall Street ticks lower as FedEx warns on profit; Fed on tap U.S. stocks edged lower at open on Wednesday, pressured by FedEx's warning on full-year profit, while investors waited for the Federal Reserve's decision on interest rates....
07:48, 09/18/2019

CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens slightly lower as energy shares lead declines Canada's main stock index dipped at the open on Wednesday, hurt by a drop in energy shares as oil prices extended their decline after Saudi Arabia said it would quickly restore full production following last weekend's attacks on its facilities....
07:48, 09/18/2019

UPDATE 2-Saudi Arabia in talks with Lebanon about financial aid-Saudi finmin Saudi Arabia is in discussions with the Lebanese government about providing financial support, Saudi Finance Minister Mohammed al-Jadaan said on Wednesday....
07:48, 09/18/2019

Saudi Arabia sees little economic damage from Aramco attack as IPO presses on Saudi Arabia said on Wednesday a weekend attack on Saudi Aramco had no impact on government revenues and authorities were gearing up to list the state oil giant, signalling the kingdom's resilience following the crippling strike on its oil industry....
07:48, 09/18/2019

Magellan begins refined products transportation on new Houston to Hearne pipeline Magellan Midstream Partners LP said on Wednesday it had commenced operation of a new 135-mile, 20-inch diameter refined products pipeline from its East Houston terminal to Hearne, Texas....
07:48, 09/18/2019

British Airways pilots cancel Sept. 27 strike to give time for talks British Airways pilots have cancelled a strike set for Sept. 27 after 48 hours of industrial action earlier this month grounded almost all the airline's flights in a dispute over pay....
07:48, 09/18/2019

CANADA STOCKS-TSX pressured by drop in energy, materials sectors Canada's main stock index looked set to snap a six-day winning streak on Wednesday, as the energy and materials sectors posted some of the biggest losses....
07:48, 09/18/2019

Dean Burnett on why disruptive teens might have saved the human race The behaviour that defines teenagers might be annoying, but neuroscientist Dean Burnett says it could have been crucial for the survival of our species...
07:48, 09/18/2019

Trump orders U.S. to ‘substantially increase’ sanctions on Iran Trump did not give additional details on the move, which follows weekend attacks on oil facilities in Saudi Arabia that some U.S. officials have blamed on Iran....
07:48, 09/18/2019

Trump picks Robert O’Brien, U.S. hostage negotiator, as national security adviser O'Brien, currently a presidential envoy for hostage affairs at the U.S. Department of State, has a long history in Republican foreign policy circles....
07:48, 09/18/2019

China will release 10,000 tons of pork from its central reserves China will release 10,000 metric tons of pork from its central reserves this week in a bid to stabilize soaring pork prices and cope with a swine fever crisis that has wiped out roughly one third of its pigs....
07:48, 09/18/2019

Hurricanes rarely get close to Bermuda, but Category 3 Humberto may swipe the island tonight The year's second major Atlantic hurricane is expected to deliver strong winds and large swells to Bermuda as it makes a rare pass Wednesday night just north of the Atlantic island territory....
07:48, 09/18/2019

This key construction indicator just tanked The monthly Architecture Billings Index (ABI) from the American Institute of Architects fell to 47.2 from 50.1 in July. Any score below 50 indicates a decrease in architecture firm billings....
07:48, 09/18/2019

Here's what it's like to live on the 123rd floor of the world's tallest condo Central Park Tower will top off at 1,550 feet, making it the tallest residential building in the world. It may also be the most expensive condo project ever, with up to $4 billion worth of apartments to be sold....
07:48, 09/18/2019

Real-life ‘Downton Abbey’ is now for rent on Airbnb Consider it a royal invitation. Highclere Castle — better known as the real-life Downton Abbey for its starring role in the hit TV series and feature film out Sept. 20 — will soon be available to the plebes via Airbnb. For just $187 per night, two lu...
07:48, 09/18/2019

World’s tallest residential tower unveils views for first time Billionaires’ Row — as 57th Street in Midtown Manhattan is nicknamed — just crowned a new king. The tallest tower on the stretch is officially 217 W. 57th St., called the Central Park Tower. A ceremony held Tuesday morning in the co...
07:48, 09/18/2019

Creative brands on the move to Brooklyn Brooklyn is getting traction as creative brands once again start to take advantage of lower rents and city tax incentives. According to CBRE’s 2019 second-quarter report, tenants migrating from Manhattan represented 17% of Brooklyn’s total leasing ac...
07:48, 09/18/2019

Former J&R Music location at 25 Park Row prowling for a tenant Just a home-run hit from the site of the World Trade Center, the former J&R Music location at 25 Park Row is finally ready for a new tenant and can be set up as just a retail location — or include upper-floor offices. The base of the new 50-story lux...
07:48, 09/18/2019

Democrats urge new probe of Kavanaugh, impeachment inquiry U.S. Senator Kamala Harris on Tuesday urged a House of Representatives panel to investigate Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, while a Democratic lawmaker filed an impeachment resolution in the wake of new allegations of sexual misconduct by the ...
07:19, 09/18/2019

Massive U.S. geothermal lease sale draws few bids A massive government sale on Tuesday of geothermal energy leases in Nevada generated bids on just 26% of the land parcels offered, with most selling at the minimum price of $2 an acre....
07:19, 09/18/2019

Trump lists familiar White House faces as possible Bolton successors U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday listed five possible replacements for recently fired national security adviser John Bolton, most of whom are already familiar faces from within his administration....
07:19, 09/18/2019

Ex-campaign chief defends Trump, defies Democrats at impeachment hearing President Donald Trump's former campaign manager on Tuesday acknowledged that his former boss enlisted him to try to limit the Russia election interference inquiry but defended Trump and tangled with Democrats during pugnacious testimony to a U.S. co...
07:19, 09/18/2019

U.S. seeking to make Cubans seek asylum in Honduras: minister Honduran Foreign Minister Lisandro Rosales said on Tuesday that negotiations with the United States could make Cuban migrants passing through the Central American country seek refuge there....
07:19, 09/18/2019

White House says not involved in contract talks with GM, UAW union The White House is not involved in contract talks with General Motors Co and the United Auto Workers union, aimed at ending a nationwide strike that began late on Sunday, a White House spokesman and GM said....
07:19, 09/18/2019

Migrant mothers and children sue U.S. over asylum ban More than 125 migrant mothers and children have sued the U.S. government, claiming the Trump administration has violated the rights of asylum-seekers through the arbitrary and capricious implementation of a virtual asylum ban at the southern border....
07:19, 09/18/2019

Three people injured when car smashes into Trump Plaza lobby in New York suburb A car plowed into the main hall of a Trump Plaza in suburban New York on Tuesday night, causing minor injuries to two bystanders and the driver, news media reported....
07:19, 09/18/2019

Congressional Democrats threaten to subpoena vaping company Juul over documents Congressional Democrats on Wednesday threatened to subpoena Juul Labs if the e-cigarette maker does not provide documents relating to its products and marketing practices, as a House panel looks into whether the company deliberately targeted children...
07:19, 09/18/2019

Trump taps hostage negotiator O’Brien for top security job U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday named U.S. hostage negotiator Robert O'Brien as his choice to replace John Bolton as his national security adviser, making him the fourth person to hold the post in the Trump administration....
07:19, 09/18/2019

Abortions fall to new post-Roe v. Wade low Fewer unintended pregnancies helped drive the abortion rate to a new low in 2017, according to a report published Wednesday by the Guttmatcher Institute....
07:19, 09/18/2019

Facebook oversight board won’t have mandate to change policy Facebook Inc will allow a new outside oversight board to make final decisions on whether individual pieces of content can be displayed on the social media site, but the group won't be able to make policy changes, the company said on Tuesday....
07:18, 09/18/2019

France's Macron bets on private-sector funding to fuel startup push France aims to raise 5 billion euros ($5.53 billion) in funds from private-sector investors to give French startup companies a leg up and help the most promising ones grow further, President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday....
07:18, 09/18/2019

Top U.S. antitrust regulators admit to infighting on big tech probe The top U.S. antitrust regulators admitted at a congressional hearing on Tuesday that they had wasted time arguing over who would investigate which tech company, as they take on major probes of firms like Alphabet's Google for allegedly using their m...
07:18, 09/18/2019

Apple says $14 billion EU tax order 'defies reality and common sense' The European Union's order to Apple to pay 13 billion euros ($14 billion) in back taxes "defies reality and common sense", the U.S. firm said as the two sides sparred in a case key to the EU's crackdown on sweetheart deals to multinationals....
07:18, 09/18/2019

Huawei expects to see revenue uplift from 5G roll-out next year Huawei Technologies expects the roll-out of next-generation 5G wireless networks to start contributing to the firm's revenue from next year when China launches services, the company's deputy chairman said on Wednesday....
07:18, 09/18/2019

Police test 'Spider-Man' device as alternative to Taser With 49 people killed last year after being shocked by Tasers, police departments across the United States are trying out a "Spider-Man"-like device that fires a tether that entangles and restrains the suspect....
07:18, 09/18/2019

Police across Europe raid illegal streaming service platforms Police forces across Europe are carrying out raids against illegal video streaming service platforms, the Italian postal police said in a statement on Wednesday....
07:18, 09/18/2019

France to host pilot plant for Franco-German battery consortium: source France will host a pilot plant to make electric car batteries, a French Finance Ministry source said, part of a pan-European project to rival Asia's dominance of the battery market....
07:18, 09/18/2019

Make smartphones last longer to cut emissions in EU: activists' report Extending the lifespan of smartphones by just one year would significantly reduce carbon emissions in the European Union, a report from environmental groups said on Wednesday, urging new EU rules to make electronics last longer....
07:18, 09/18/2019

Apple spars with EU as $14 billion Irish tax dispute drags on Apple accused the European Commission of misunderstanding its business on day two of the iPhone maker's appeal against a $14 billion tax order, in a dispute that is key to the EU's drive to collect more taxes but which could also run for years....
07:18, 09/18/2019

Comcast to provide free Xfinity Flex TV device for internet customers Comcast Corp said on Wednesday it will offer Xfinity Flex, its streaming media set top box, and a voice remote for free to its internet-only customers....
07:18, 09/18/2019

Deutsche Telekom to take on telecom ops from slimmed-down T-Systems Deutsche Telekom is taking back responsibility for corporate telecoms clients from its restructured T-Systems unit, which will emerge as a slimmed-down operation focused on IT and digital services....
07:18, 09/18/2019

Jack Nicklaus explains The Concession 50 years later, which led to first tie in Ryder Cup Jack Nicklaus' decision on the 18th hole at Royal Birkdale during the 1969 Ryder Cup provided one of the defining moments in the history of the match.        ...
07:18, 09/18/2019

Government Scraps Import Tax on Open Cell Panels in Boost for TV Makers India has scrapped a tax on imports of open cell TV panels, used to make television displays, in a move likely to boost television manufacturing in the country....
07:18, 09/18/2019

Huawei Gets Its Day in Court Huawei, which is at the centre of a titanic struggle over whether Chinese companies can be trusted with US data, will defend itself for the first time in a US courtroom this week....
07:18, 09/18/2019

Facebook Oversight Board Won't Have Mandate to Change Policy Facebook will allow a new outside oversight board to make final decisions on whether individual pieces of content can be displayed on the social media site....
07:18, 09/18/2019

Facebook Says Central Banks Have Nothing to Fear From Libra Facebook is once again defending Libra -- this time against fears that the envisioned cryptocurrency could replace sovereign currencies from the US dollar to the Euro and threaten central banks'......
07:18, 09/18/2019

Facebook Unveils New Portal Video Chat, TV Streaming Devices The launch comes as Facebook is trying to pivot toward more private forms of communication, after years of slowing user growth, data-sharing scandals and calls for change to its hands-off approach to......
07:18, 09/18/2019

How Batman Nearly Died in 1985, Only to Return as The Dark Knight On Batman's 80th anniversary, DC archivist Benjamin LeClear tells us how the Dark Knight cheated death thanks to Frank Miller, the effects of Batman's popularity from Batman: The Animated Series......
07:18, 09/18/2019

Samsung Galaxy M30s vs Realme 5 Pro vs Realme XT We pit the newly launched Samsung Galaxy M30s with other affordable smartphones like the Realme 5 Pro and the Realme XT to see which one fares better, on paper....
07:18, 09/18/2019

Vodafone Idea the Largest Telecom Operator in India as of July: TRAI Vodafone Idea continues its reign as the top telecom operator in India on the basis of number of total subscribers, the latest data released by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI)......
07:18, 09/18/2019

ABC’s Bachelor Franchise Just Celebrated Its First Same-Sex Engagement Two women got engaged on the season finale of Bachelor in Paradise — a spinoff of The Bachelor — making history as the first same-sex couple in the American reality TV franchise. One of three engagements that played out in the finale, but...
07:18, 09/18/2019

Making the desert bloom: The UAE's restored wetlands The Wasit Wetland Centre in Sharjah, UAE is the centerpiece of an ambitious restoration project by Dubai architecture firm X-architects. It has seen a stagnant dump transformed into a flourishing natural ecosystem and popular visitor attraction....
07:18, 09/18/2019

A California conservation group wants to buy world's largest remaining private giant sequoia forest for $15 million A San Francisco conservation group has kicked off a public fundraising campaign to buy and protect the world's largest remaining privately owned giant sequoia forest. It just needs $15 million....
07:18, 09/18/2019

Special report: How climate change is melting France’s largest glacier As the UN prepares its report on the fate of the world’s ice, Adam Vaughan visits the dramatically changing landscape of Mer de Glace near Mont Blanc...
07:17, 09/18/2019

Homes of the week: a riverside flat in east London, a prime mansion block penthouse and a Med-style holiday retreat Homes for sale in the spotlight this week include an east London flat with river views, a prime mansion block penthouse in Marylebone and a touch of Med style in Torbay....
07:17, 09/18/2019

World Car Free Day 2019: 80,000 homes could be built on London car parking spaces within a mile of a Tube or train station Privately owned parked cars occupy £172 billion-worth of London land on which homes could be built, according to a new report being launched at the World Car Free Day summit....
07:17, 09/18/2019

Corinthia Hotel interiors: neighbouring penthouse sells for £10 million — but only after the beds were changed A multi-millionaire has bought the penthouse beside his favourite hotel, the Corinthia in Whitehall, but only after the beds and mattresses were swapped to the hotel's chosen brands....
07:17, 09/18/2019

Best areas for east London new home buyers: price growth tipped for fast-rising hotspots outperforming central London House prices in east London have risen 37 per cent in the past five years, shielded from Brexit by long-term transformation and an unwavering desire to live in the coolest part of town....
07:17, 09/18/2019

HP debuts Elite Dragonfly 2-in-1 with ultra-light chassis, 24-hour battery life The new HP Elite Dragonfly 2-in-1. [credit: Valentina Palladino ] The commercial PC space can be slow to catch up to the consumer space when...
07:17, 09/18/2019

|ZimbabwebuysSouthAfricanmaizeasnationfacesfoodshortage Zimbabwe agreed to buy 150,000 tons of South African maize after a tender five times that size failed, leaving the country short of grain as the number of people without adequate food rises, according to people familiar with the situation...
06:48, 09/18/2019

Crystal Palace youngsters missing out on vital development opportunities with chances at U23 level drying up There is a lot of excitement around the Crystal Palace academy this season. The club have invested heavily in their development ranks over the summer and, with a lack of first-team signings, there should be ample opportunities for first team minutes....
06:48, 09/18/2019

Chelsea star Ross Barkley denies penalty row with Willian and Tammy Abraham in Valencia defeat Ross Barkley has played down suggestions of a row with Willian and Tammy Abraham over Chelsea's penalty-taking duties and insisted he is ready to step up again if asked....
06:48, 09/18/2019

Fernando Ricksen: The Rangers cult hero who lived life in the fast lane Fernando Ricksen's body may have failed him in the end, but the fighting spirit that marked the former Rangers captain's playing career never faltered....
06:48, 09/18/2019

Mauricio Pochettino and Tottenham ready for fiery Olympiacos welcome: 'I love to play like this' Mauricio Pochettino is relishing the prospect of beginning Tottenham's fourth consecutive Champions League campaign in the cauldron of the Karaiskakis Stadium against Olympiacos on Wednesday evening....
06:48, 09/18/2019

Wales shocked by Rob Howley betting allegations, says Warren Gatland Warren Gatland says the Wales squad have been left in shock after his assistant Rob Howley was sent home from the World Cup for an alleged breach of World Rugby's betting and anti-corruption regulations....
06:48, 09/18/2019

Chelsea showed why they are so reliant on Mason Mount and Tammy Abraham in Valencia loss It is a measure of the impact Mason Mount and Tammy Abraham have made at Chelsea that when one gets injured and the other has an off night, this is the end result....
06:48, 09/18/2019

Unai Emery considering naming Rob Holding in Arsenal squad for Frankfurt trip Unai Emery is deciding whether to include Rob Holding in the Arsenal squad for their trip to Eintracht Frankfurt as the defender closes in on a return after 10 months out....
06:48, 09/18/2019

Hugo Lloris eager to consign pain to past as Tottenham begin road to Champions League redemption The Champions League Final was ­supposed to be the final act in the last chapter for this particular Tottenham team but they return to the competition against Olympiacos tonight for an ­unexpected epilogue....
06:48, 09/18/2019

Atletico vs Juventus LIVE stream and channel: How to watch Champions League on TV and online Two of Europe's heavyweights go head-to-head tonight in one of the ties of the round as Atletico Madrid welcome 2017 finalists Juventus on matchday one in the Champions League....
06:48, 09/18/2019

Bayer Leverkusen vs Lokomotiv Moscow LIVE stream and channel: How to watch Champions League on TV and online Bayer Leverkusen and Lokomotiv Moscow meet in Germany tonight knowing that neither of them are expected to make a realistic play for the Champions League knockout stages....
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Australian hiker says he crawled ‘inch-by-inch’ to survive after his leg ‘snapped in half’ An Australian hiker who says his leg “snapped in half” after tumbling down a waterfall revealed Wednesday that he crawled “inch-by-inch” for two days to get to a clearing where he was rescued by a helicopter....
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Newly Discovered Giant Salamander Species Is 'World's Biggest Amphibian' Researchers from the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) and London's Natural History Museum have identified new species of giant salamander using DNA from museum specimens. The species that is......
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Navy Says Yes, Those ‘Unidentified Aerial Phenomena’ Videos Are Real Over a year after videos were released showing the public what appeared to be footage of UFOs captured by Navy pilots who exchanged astonished commentary, a Navy official has reportedly released a statement confirming that the videos do in fact depic...
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At $9,800, Does This 1979 Dodge Tradesman Star Wars Tribute Van Light Your Saber? Upon first seeing the Millennium Falcon, Princess Leia famously jabs Han Solo by mockingly asking “You came in that thing? You’re braver than I thought.” Those sentiments could easily also apply to today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe Star Wars tribute v...
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I don’t remember the Saturn Curve Concept from back in the day at all (2004), but it is notable for I don’t remember the Saturn Curve Concept from back in the day at all (2004), but it is notable for having a gated manual transmission. Having a manual on your concept car seems hard to fathom at all today, let alone a gated one....
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Why Health Care Is Central To The UAW Vs. GM Strike Battle Updates on the UAW vs. GM strike battle, who’s going electric, and bad news for European auto sales. All this and more in The Morning Shift for Wednesday, September 18, 2019....
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‘I hope there’s an age limit’: Jimmy Carter questions whether he could have handled the presidency at 80 The former president didn’t mention any current White House contenders, but both Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders would reach that threshold while in office....
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Ocasio-Cortez flexes against Democratic leadership by endorsing an incumbent’s primary challenger She’s endorsing a primary challenger to one of her colleagues, even though House Democratic leadership is actively trying to discourage primary challengers....
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NFL star Victor Cruz scores with stylish finds for fall After a storied career with the NY Giants, NFL legend and Super Bowl winner Victor Cruz is trading pigskin for fine Italian threads. The 32-year-old former wide receiver and current co-host of the Giants Pre- and Post-Game Day show is now stunting as...
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Is Alton Mason the hottest male model in the world? There were plenty of major models in fly clothes at Fashion Week’s Tommy Hilfiger x Zendaya presentation outside the Apollo Theater, from the gloriously pregnant Ashley Graham and besuited Alek Wek to spruce Winnie Harlow. But it was dancer and model...
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