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05/19/2019

Wheels: New Parts for Old Cars May Keep Them Running, but Sink Their Value While technology like 3-D printing makes car collecting less expensive and more accessible, it has also made it harder to determine the actual value of a car....
10:48, 05/16/2019

Shocking poll: 16% would give Trump 2 extra years, 7% would let him stay if defeated Nearly 2 of 10 Americans believe President Trump should be given two extra years in office because his agenda was stalled by the Russia election probe, and another 7% said he should stay in office if defeated, according to a new survey....
10:48, 05/16/2019

Wrecker Transporting Fernando Alonso’s Wrecked Indy 500 Practice Car Also Wrecks We all misjudge things from time to time, like the third turn at Indianapolis Motor Speedway or the height of a tunnel in relation to a tall truck. Sometimes, we get several (literal) strikes in one day—like Fernando Alonso’s Indianapolis 500 practic...
10:48, 05/16/2019

I Need a Replacement For My Honda Element and it Can't Be Boring! What Car Should I Buy? George and his wife have a ten-year-old Honda Element that they love, but it’s time to move on to something newer. They have a healthy budget for a nice AWD/4WD vehicle, but she is adamant that it can’t be the “typical crossover” or have a boring col...
10:48, 05/16/2019

Sony's Xperia XZ4 Compact isn't dead after all, but you still can't have it The Xperia Z1 Compact was announced back in early 2014 and kicked off a new lineup that’d eventually include smaller versions of many Sony flagships. These smartphones were never best-sellers but the company did always seem pleased with results, so i...
10:48, 05/16/2019

Order the rugged flagship Blackview BV9700 Pro early and save $200! Advertorial by Blackview: the opinions expressed in this story may not reflect the positions of PhoneArena! disclaimer Two weeks ago, Blackview revealed that it's planning to release a new flagship very soon — the BV9700 Pro. A rugged phone with an ...
10:48, 05/16/2019

Chip Makers Get Caught in Huawei Crossfire The ban on selling to the Chinese communications giant raises the prospect of further export controls that would be damaging for semiconductor industry....
10:48, 05/16/2019

Taylor Morrison CEO on homebuilding at end of 2018: "It was that bad." The CEO of Arizona-based Taylor Morrison said, "In December, if you were to talk to anybody, there was, potentially, a house was never going to be sold in the U.S. again. It was that bad."...
11:00, 05/16/2019

Coming wave of millennial homebuyers is a major opportunity for US housing market Nearly 45 million Americans will reach the general age of first-time homebuyers in the next 10 years, 3.1 million more than in the 10 years prior, according to a recent analysis by Zillow....
11:00, 05/16/2019

US weekly jobless claims total 212,000, vs 220,000 expected CNBC's Rick Santelli and Steve Liesman break down the latest jobless claims, housing starts, building permits and Philadelphia Fed manufacturing numbers. Also at the table are Ken Langone, CEO of Invemed Associates and co-founder of Home Depot, ...
11:00, 05/16/2019

US-China trade war worries caused analysts to bail on these stocks CNBC did a deep dive through sell-side stock research since the trade war escalated to find companies that analysts are singling out in their respective coverage universes....
11:00, 05/16/2019

Nonfiction: The Art Market Is Exploding. This Book Profiles the Dealers Who Lit the Fuse. A dishy look at the art world’s most powerful gallerists — including Larry Gagosian and David Zwirner — “Boom,” by Michael Shnayerson, recounts how artworks became multimillion-dollar commodities....
11:00, 05/16/2019

Paradise lost: 400 million pieces of trash discovered on beaches of remote tropical islands We know trash is everywhere on Earth, all the way from the top of Mount Everest to the very bottom of the ocean. Now, giant mounds of it are even washing up on the shores of otherwise pristine tropical islands in the Indian Ocean.   &#...
11:00, 05/16/2019

Wisconsin firefighter killed in Wednesday shooting; police officer, 2 others also shot The firefighter was shot, along with three other people including a police officer, while at the scene of a medical emergency in Appleton.        ...
11:00, 05/16/2019

Clear Up Your Skin With This Retinol Cream For Just $17 In case you haven’t heard, retinol should be a go-to for those looking to rid their skin of acne, dark spots, wrinkles, and other imperfections. But because retinol is such a skincare superstar, it doesn’t usually come cheap — that is, until now, bec...
11:16, 05/16/2019

Know the Enemy The passage and signing of Alabama’s abortion ban this week was met by the rest of the country with despair, as well as action; yesterday, Amanda Reyes of the Yellowhammer Fund, the state’s main abortion fund, told Slate the group had received more d...
11:16, 05/16/2019

Diners mistakenly served nearly $6,000 bottle of rare French wine The mixup happened Wednesday night when a couple ordered a $300 red but was served an almost $6,000 bottle of the same vintage, the restaurant said.        ...
11:16, 05/16/2019

ProtonMail brings anti-phishing ‘link confirmation’ to emails, fingerprint unlocking to Android Encrypted email app ProtonMail has finally brought fingerprint unlocking to Android, and is also introducing a new anti-phishing feature to all apps.Read More...
11:16, 05/16/2019

Tiger struggles early at PGA Championship, Koepka shares lead Tiger Woods mixed two double-bogeys with a birdie to sit six shots back of defending champion and early joint leader Brooks Koepka midway through his first round at the PGA Championship on Thursday....
11:16, 05/16/2019

Intimate photos of Royal Ballet dancers In 2004, London-born photographer Mary McCartney enjoyed six months of unrestricted access to the Royal Ballet, capturing young dancers from the corps as they prepared backstage at the Royal Opera House, relaxed at home and enjoyed the city's nightli...
11:32, 05/16/2019

Trump headed to Manhattan for ritzy fundraiser President Trump will make a rare visit to his luxe Trump Tower pad Thursday after attending a fundraiser at the Upper East Side home of Cantor Fitzgerald CEO Howard Lutnick. The president was expected to arrive at the Wall Street landing zone about 6...
11:32, 05/16/2019

Cyclist killed by car after blowing red light A cyclist was killed just a few blocks from his Brooklyn home when a car slammed into him after he blew a red light, police said Thursday. Kenichi Nakagawa, 22, was riding his bike south on Brooklyn Avenue near the corner of Dean Street in Crown Heig...
11:32, 05/16/2019

Angelique Kerber tells Bianca Andreescu she's a 'drama queen' after loss Indian Wells champion Bianca Andreescu beat Angelique Kerber for the second time in a week, and the result left hard feelings.        ...
11:32, 05/16/2019

Europe must maintain own course after U.S. blacklisting of Huawei: Germany German Chancellor Angela Merkel and the powerful BDI industry association distanced themselves on Thursday from the U.S. government's decision to put Chinese telecom equipment giant Huawei Technologies on a blacklist....
11:48, 05/16/2019

US housing starts regained momentum, rising 5.7% in April Housing starts rose 5.7% in April, picking up momentum after slowing growth over the past few months. Building permits also rose, another good sign.        ...
11:48, 05/16/2019

Fred's closing 104 more stores in summer, see the list Fred's is closing 104 more stores, which represent 18% of the company. Mississippi, Arkansas, Georgia and Tennessee losing the most locations.        ...
11:48, 05/16/2019

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio becomes 24th Democrat to seek White House New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio entered the crowded 2020 presidential race on Thursday, arguing that his record of progressive accomplishments in the country's biggest city positioned him as the perfect foil to President Donald Trump....
11:48, 05/16/2019

Incoming acting Air Force secretary was a thrilling airshow demonstration pilot The Pentagon announced Wednesday that retiring Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson will be replaced June 1 by an acting secretary, Matthew Donovan. Before Donovan, the service's under secretary, was navigating Washington bureaucracy, he thrilled audie...
11:48, 05/16/2019

Scheer says Canada needs coast-to-coast corridor for pipeline construction In a speech laying out his economic vision, the opposition leader says having one dedicated route would make it easier to approve major new energy projects....
12:00, 05/16/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Ebola in DR Congo, malnutrition in Laos, baby health, #ClimateAction On Thursday, we cover: fears in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) as Ebola response funding dwindles; food and nutrition concerns in Laos; an update on low birthweight babies across the world; and the UN chief’s trip for climate action in th...
12:00, 05/16/2019

Ed Woodward backs Solskjær after Manchester United post strong finances • Club posts revenues of £152.1m for the quarter• Executive vice-chairman says finances offer a solid foundationEd Woodward reflected on a “turbulent season” for Manchester United but the executive vice-chairman gave his unequivocal backing to Ole Gu...
12:00, 05/16/2019

Too Darn Hot out of Derby reckoning after Dante defeat to Telecaster • Beaten favourite now heading for Royal Ascot• Trainer John Gosden had suspected colt was not readyThe betting market for next month’s Derby was transformed in the two and a half minutes it took to run York’s Dante Stakes, as Too Darn Hot, last year...
12:00, 05/16/2019

'Stop crying, Frank Lampard': Derby mock Leeds song in victory celebrations – video Leeds United's Spygate song came back to haunt them after their defeat to Derby County in the play-off semi-finals.In January, the Leeds manager, Marcelo Bielsa, had admitted to sending someone to spy on Derby and were subsequently fined £200,000 by ...
12:00, 05/16/2019

Atlantique review – African oppression meets supernatural mystery Mati Diop’s feature debut forces young Senegalese lovers to choose between love, duty and servitude, then adds a surreal twist‘Some memories are omens,” says the heroine of this intriguingly ruminative and poetic movie from Mati Diop, making her feat...
12:16, 05/16/2019

Can Game of Thrones' showrunners breathe new life into Star Wars? DB Weiss and David Benioff are swapping dragons for Jedis – and it could be just the shake-up the space franchise needsAre Star Wars’ nights heading into territory that is a lot more dark and full of terrors? The news that Game of Thrones showrunners...
12:16, 05/16/2019

Whoopi mocks Bill de Blasio's 2020 announcement on 'The View:' 'What are you doing?' "The View" host Whoopi Goldberg struggled to hold back laughter as she read an announcement that New York City mayor Bill De Blasio threw his hat in the ring for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination....
12:16, 05/16/2019

Carl Beech trial: VIP paedophile accuser claims he was abused by Jimmy Savile​ A man accused of lying about a Westminster VIP paedophile ring claimed he was abused by his stepfather and Jimmy Savile in his first recorded police interview, a court has heard....
12:32, 05/16/2019

Homebuilding came to a halt at end of 2018: Taylor Morrison CEO CNBC's Diana Olick sat down with Sheryl Palmer, Taylor Morrison CEO, at CNBC's Capital Exchange event to discuss the current state of the homebuilding industry....
12:32, 05/16/2019

Carolina's Ron Brind'Amour calls for expanded video review Carolina Hurricanes coach Rod Brind'Amour called for expanded video review following another officiating controversy in the NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs....
12:48, 05/16/2019

This free app makes Netflix better in 5 key ways The battle for streaming subscribers is really starting to heat up in 2019. There used to be a massive gap between Netflix and every other service out there, but that gap is slowly beginning to narrow. Now that Disney has acquired, well, pretty much ...
12:48, 05/16/2019

Lego’s ‘Stranger Things: The Upside Down’ set is the best thing you’ll see all day If you’re a fan of Netflix’s Stranger Things series, then the Stranger Things set that Lego just launched will easily be the best thing you see all day. It’s not just the concept of the set, but also the way it’s advertised an...
12:48, 05/16/2019

Why You Should Be Eating Cabbage Rolls Year-Round For starters, they’re delicious. And every season brings its own crops of tasty leaves to stuff. Start with these recipes packed with spring produce....
12:48, 05/16/2019

Mets have a Jeff McNeil scare they really can’t afford WASHINGTON — Opposing pitchers have been unable to slow down Jeff McNeil, but an injury did Thursday against the Nationals. The Mets’ best hitter left the game after the top of the third with abdominal tightness, the team announced, addin...
12:48, 05/16/2019

Brooks Koepka running away with PGA Championship on Day 1 Brooks Koepka began his PGA Championship opening round Thursday at Bethpage Black by dropping a 40-foot birdie bomb on his first hole, the 10th. He ended the round by dropping a 33-foot birdie bomb putt on his final hole, No. 9. And when the dust fro...
12:48, 05/16/2019

Zion Williamson lets Pelicans exhale thanks to ‘excited’ stepdad Put the conspiracy theories away. Zion Williamson’s stepfather, Lee Anderson, told the “Off The Bench” podcast that the presumptive No. 1 pick has no plans to return to Duke, despite not hiring an agent yet. The far-fetched idea gai...
12:48, 05/16/2019

DuckTales lets Fenton define himself outside of Gizmoduck–and Mark Beaks outside of hashtags The newest “new” character in the DuckTales universe is one Gandra Dee. Voiced by The Good Places’s Jameela Jamil, Dee is a punk rebel scientist who scoffs at white suit types who sell out their brilliance for the needs and whims of billionaires. She...
13:00, 05/16/2019

Production designer Scott Chambliss on how Godzilla: King Of The Monsters is like a Rembrandt painting Does anyone watch a monster movie for the human drama? With all due respect to the cast of Godzilla: King Of The Monsters, the thing we’re most curious about in Legendary’s upcoming monster-mash sequel is the creatures: What will they look like? Wher...
13:00, 05/16/2019

Frank Miller and John Romita Jr. reunite in this Superman: Year One exclusive DC’s Black Label was announced as an imprint where premier superhero creators would get the opportunity to tell out-of-continuity stories featuring the publisher’s biggest heroes. Of the first books announced, Superman: Year One easily had the most d...
13:00, 05/16/2019

In a satisfying season finale, the Riverdale teens becomes pawns in a villainous revenge fantasy Who saw that one coming? In its season three finale, Riverdale finally unveils the true identity of its Gargoyle King, the puppet master behind two years worth of serial killers, addictive role-playing games, and intergenerational family trauma. Was ...
13:00, 05/16/2019

David Letterman chats with Kanye West, Ellen DeGeneres in new trailer for his Netflix talk show David Letterman’s been teasing his upcoming chat with Kanye West for a while now, but today we learned who else the one-time king of late night will dissect during his new season of Netflix’s My Next Guest Needs No Introduction. Ellen DeGeneres and T...
13:00, 05/16/2019

BTS channels The Beatles in a charismatic performance on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert The wildly prolific K-pop group BTS took a tiny break from their global stadium tour to stop by The Late Show With Stephen Colbert Wednesday night. While there, the men performed their current hit“Boy With Luv,” which features Grammy-nominated singer...
13:00, 05/16/2019

Koepka's 63 ties PGA mark, sets course record Brooks Koepka is the first player to shoot 63 in consecutive years at major championships, setting the course record at Bethpage Black with a 35-foot birdie on the final hole....
13:16, 05/16/2019

North Carolina Politician Abruptly Resigns, Saying He's Been Subjected to Homophobic Bullying Jerry Windle, a former town council member of Morrisville, NC, abruptly resigned his position this week, saying he had been the victim of intense, homophobic bullying over the past several years....
13:16, 05/16/2019

The Pour: In Texas, Winemakers Find Room to Roam Forced to leave the North Fork of Long Island after a zoning dispute, Southold Farm and Cellar, a groundbreaking producer, has started anew in Hill Country....
13:16, 05/16/2019

Healthy diet cuts risk of dying from breast cancer in older women A balanced, low-fat diet significantly lowers the risk of dying from breast cancer in postmenopausal women, according to new long-term data from the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) Dietary Modification trial....
13:16, 05/16/2019

Manchester City Face Champions League Ban For Breaking UEFA's Dumb Rules Things are moving quickly against Manchester City. After a report earlier this week that the back-to-back Premier League champions could face a ban from the Champions League, the New York Times reports that a ruling is imminent. All of this because M...
13:32, 05/16/2019

Nick Kyrgios Says He's "Fucking Done" During Tantrum, And It's Hard Not To Believe Him Of all Nick Kyrgios’s many many many many tantrums, the one he unleashed today at the Italian Open was his most over-the-top display yet. On the heels of a brutally honest interview with tennis writer Ben Rothenberg, in which Kyrgios admitted winning...
13:32, 05/16/2019

A Few Highly Plausible Game of Thrones Endings 1. Daenerys walks up to the Iron Throne and sits in it. “This is nice,” she says. “I won.” As soon as she sits in it, everyone in Westeros disintegrates, just like Melisandre did, and Daenerys is the only one left in the world. “Or did I?” she wonder...
13:32, 05/16/2019

What Will Zion Williamson Put Up His Rookie Year? Barring some unlikely outcomes—an inspiring protest that gets him out of New Orleans, a defiant but ultimately depressing return to the accursed NCAA—Zion Williamson will suit up for the Pelicans this fall. What will he do there?...
13:32, 05/16/2019

Jealous Massachusetts teen found guilty of killing, beheading classmate The Massachusetts teen accused of beheading and cutting off the hands of a classmate in a jealous rage was found guilty during his trial this week — and could spend the rest of his life behind bars, according to new reports. A Salem Superior Co...
13:32, 05/16/2019

Inmates set fire to prison during riot in Indonesia JAKARTA, Indonesia — Hundreds of police and soldiers have retaken control of a prison in western Indonesia following a riot on Thursday, officials said. Angry inmates set fire to Langkat prison in North Sumatra province, which is designed to house 90...
13:32, 05/16/2019

Microsoft and Sony to collaborate on game-streaming technology together Microsoft is helping Sony on its next game console - or at least the game-streaming service that will be running on it: Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and Sony CEO Kenichiro Yoshida today announced their partnership and the pair’s plans to work t...
13:48, 05/16/2019

Trump order bans US firms from dealing with Huawei In a move that will likely add fire to the growing trade war between the US and China, President Trump has declared a “national emergency” to protect US communication networks.The President's executive order gives the federal gover...
13:48, 05/16/2019

Best Linux web hosting services of 2019 Linux hosting is everywhere. Whether you're looking for a simple shared website hosting account or a powerful dedicated server, the chances are that you'll be offered a Linux-based option first.In many cases, you might not care. If your hos...
13:48, 05/16/2019

P&G unveils new $400 million R&D center, the company's largest in the world The new and improved Mason facility is 2 million square feet – twice the size of the Kenwood Towne Centre, a shopping mall in Cincinnati.        ...
13:48, 05/16/2019

Trump Fulfills His Promises on Abortion, and to Evangelicals President Trump, through his appointment of judges who oppose abortion rights and his graphic language, is again speaking a language that evangelicals embrace....
13:48, 05/16/2019

How Xi’s Last-Minute Switch on the Trade Deal Upended It Xi Jinping miscalculated President Trump’s willingness to accept a changed deal. Now angry rhetoric could complicate efforts to return to negotiations....
13:48, 05/16/2019

Heckles, Support, Shrugs: New Yorkers on de Blasio’s Presidential Bid Mayor Bill de Blasio, in announcing his campaign, described his city as “legendarily tough and big and complicated.” In their response, New Yorkers proved just how apt that was....
13:48, 05/16/2019

Sprint's first 5G devices get a release date and some killer introductory deals Mere hours after Verizon kicked off actual Galaxy S10 5G sales and more than a month after Big Red flipped the 5G switch in parts of two markets for the Moto Z3 only, Sprint is finally following suit with a number of exciting related announcements.Th...
13:48, 05/16/2019

'Hope not,' Trump says when asked if the United States will go to war with Iran Members of Congress blasted the Trump administration for being left in the dark about details of the situation with Iran — and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Trump lacks authority to declare war on Iran....
14:00, 05/16/2019

Maryland comptroller calls for economic retaliation against Alabama after abortion ban Maryland's comptroller wants pension fund divestment, other measures against Alabama, which enacted the nation's most restrictive abortion law....
14:00, 05/16/2019

Home DNA-Testing Kits Can Help Catch Killers, But Who Decides Where We Draw the Line? In recent years, police have increasingly used data from ancestry-testing companies to identify major crime suspects through the DNA of their family members. A new case, however, is reigniting the debate about when and where it’s appropriate to use t...
14:00, 05/16/2019

Phone Companies Say They've (Mostly) Stopped Selling Your Location Data to Shady Middlemen In a series of letters published by FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel on Thursday, representatives of T-Mobile, AT&T, Sprint, and Verizon all said they had ceased or significantly curtailed the sale of their customers’ location data to compani...
14:00, 05/16/2019

RBI Asks Non-Banking Lending Companies To Appoint Risk Officers Reserve Bank of India said on Thursday that non-banking finance firms with asset size of more than Rs 5,000 crore should appoint a chief risk officer....
14:16, 05/16/2019

Need To Come Down "Very, Very Heavily" On Sex Offenders: Air India Chief Sexual harassment cases are "often" being witnessed at Air India and the airline needs to come down "very very heavily" on such offenders, the company's Chairman and Managing Director Ashwani Lohani......
14:16, 05/16/2019

In Bihar, Nitish Kumar's Party Catalyst For Win: Prannoy Roy's Analysis Bihar, with 40 Lok Sabha seats, is a crucial stop in this election for any party or alliance heading for Delhi. It was in view of this the BJP chief Amit Shah had allowed Chief Minister Nitish Kumar......
14:16, 05/16/2019

"Advance Alibi" For Poll Defeat: Arun Jaitley On Opposition Attacks Calling the attack on Election Commission by opposition parties an advance alibi for defeat, Union minister Arun Jaitley Thursday said India wants a better tomorrow and will not make suicidal choices......
14:16, 05/16/2019

Oxford Dictionary Steps In As Rahul Gandhi Slams PM Modi With "New Word" The Oxford Dictionary inserted itself into a political debate in India today after Congress chief Rahul Gandhi claimed that the there was a new word in the English language "Modilie", targeting Prime......
14:16, 05/16/2019

Chanda Kochhar's Brother-In-Law Allowed To Visit US By Delhi Court A Delhi court Thursday allowed former ICICI Bank CEO Chanda Kochhar's brother-in-law Rajiv Kochhar, a suspect in a bank loan fraud and money laundering case, to travel abroad for 10 days....
14:16, 05/16/2019

PM Offers To Build Vidyasagar Statue, Mamata Banerjee Asks What About Ram Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee -- accused by the BJP of engineering the vandalism of the statue of 19th Century reformer Iswar Chandra Vidyasagar -- today provided a laundry list of such......
14:16, 05/16/2019

Verizon CEO touts 1.5Gbps peak 5G speed as S10 reviewers hit approved sites Verizon just set the top bar for its 5G service in two cities at 1.5Gbps, but realistically, few users are going to see that sort of speed with the S10 5G.Read More...
14:16, 05/16/2019

The Latest: Daly drives his way into PGA scene The Latest on the PGA Championship: Daly drives his way into the scene at Bethpage Black on rare exemption to use cart        ...
14:16, 05/16/2019

Tiger Tracker: Woods gets off to shaky start, Koepka dominates SportsPulse: It was an up and down first day for Tiger Woods at Bethpage. Golfweek's Adam Woodard breaks down what went right and what went wrong on day one.        ...
14:16, 05/16/2019

Tickets to watch Tigers Woods, PGA Championship selling for as low as $6 PGA Championship tickets have a face value of $110 but they are going for as little as $6 on StubHub.        ...
14:16, 05/16/2019

Judge orders former U.S. soldier and WikiLeaks source Manning back to jail A U.S. judge on Thursday found former U.S. soldier and WikiLeaks source Chelsea Manning in contempt of court for refusing to testify before a federal grand jury and ordered her back to jail, a law enforcement official said....
14:16, 05/16/2019

Adopt This Pet: Meet Moxie! Moxie from the Humane Society of Southern Arizona: Courtesy HSSA There is a new pet looking to be adopted, meet Moxie! She is a friendly six year old girl who loves to have her belly rubbed and play with tennis balls. Moxie walks well on a leash and ...
14:32, 05/16/2019

Traffic switch: Houghton Rd improvement project Union Pacific Railroad to I-10 TUCSON – Base paving operations on the west side of Houghton Road from the Union Pacific Railroad south to Interstate 10 are now complete, according to Tucson Department of Transportation. Crews will shift traffic on Thursday from the east side of Ho...
14:32, 05/16/2019

'Brightburn' puts horror twist on Superman's origin A 12-year-old boy (Jackson A. Dunn) learns he has extraordinary abilities though harbors sinister tendencies in the superhero horror "Brightburn."        ...
14:32, 05/16/2019

Rocketman review – Elton John biopic that's better at the tiaras than the tantrums Taron Egerton does a good impression of the flamboyant musician in this sucrose treatment, a by-the-numbers approach authorised by Elton himselfDexter Fletcher’s rousingly good natured Rocketman is the authorised-version movie about the legendary sin...
14:32, 05/16/2019

Not enough vaccine: Asylum seekers awaiting rulings face chickenpox outbreak The health department doesn’t have enough vaccine for the asylum seekers and the shelter can't quarantine the sick, a health official said.        ...
14:48, 05/16/2019

Chelsea Manning: 'I'm just not going to comply' Former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning says she'll stay in jail "forever" rather than testify to a grand jury investigating Wikileaks. (May 16)        ...
14:48, 05/16/2019

Style speaks volume at Cannes Florals, thigh-high splits and a leather cape were among the sartorial choices of Cannes red carpet guests Wednesday, including Amber Heard, Elle Fanning and Alessandra Ambrosio. (May 16)        ...
14:48, 05/16/2019

Legendary Navy SEAL has served his country for decades William McRaven has played a key role in thousands of dangerous missions abroad, including commanding the one that killed Osama bin Laden        ...
14:48, 05/16/2019

Oil prices rise more than 1% as Middle East conflict persists Oil futures were up more than 1% on Thursday as tensions in the Middle East grew, with a Saudi-led coalition launching air strikes in retaliation for recent attacks on its crude infrastructure....
14:48, 05/16/2019

Finally Try Out This Cult-Favorite Japanese Sunscreen While It’s On Sale Does your skin turn a nice tomato red after only five minutes of sun exposure? You better stock up on some sunscreen now before you’re assaulted by UV rays all summer long. Thankfully, a cult-favorite Japanese sunscreen is currently on sale....
14:48, 05/16/2019

Republicans, Men and Christians Aren't Trying to Ban Abortions. White People Are News outlets across the country have characterized two recent bills that effectively banned abortions in Georgia and Alabama in a number of ways. Some media outlets have painted the laws as Republican measures while others have painted it as the bypr...
14:48, 05/16/2019

Halle Berry and Keanu Reeves Try to Name Lyrics to Migos' 'John Wick' The John Wick franchise is like a wet dream for lovers of action-adventure films. Director Chad Stahelski has built a world with umpteen highly choreographed fight scenes (I’d hate to be a stunt person in the film), a semi-solid storyline, guns and g...
14:48, 05/16/2019

Happy Birthday Janet Jackson, From Every Black Kid Who Performed Homemade Dance Recitals On May 16, 1966 a tiny baby who would be named Janet Damita Jo Jackson performed an eight-count out of her mother’s womb and into the world....
14:48, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 1-Cuba says Boeing 737 plane crash last year likely due to crew errors Cuba said on Thursday an investigation into the crash a year ago of a Boeing 737 in Havana that killed all but one of the 113 people aboard suggests the most probable cause was errors by the crew that died in the tragedy....
14:48, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 1-Baidu forecasts quarterly revenue below estimates, shares fall Chinese search engine operator Baidu Inc on Thursday reported lower-than-expected first-quarter earnings and forecast quarterly revenue below estimates, sending its shares down 8% in extended trading....
14:48, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 1-Pinterest forecasts 2019 revenue in line with estimates, shares fall Pinterest Inc forecast full-year revenue mostly in line with analysts' estimates even after reporting a 54% jump in sales in its first quarterly earnings since going public, as the online scrapbook company added more users globally....
14:48, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 1-Nvidia revenue forecast beats estimates; shares rise Nividia Corp reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit and forecast second-quarter revenue above analysts' estimates, boosted by higher demand for its gaming chips, sending its shares up 6% in extended trading....
14:48, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 1-Chip gear maker Applied Materials results beat estimates, shares rise U.S. chip gear maker Applied Materials Inc's reported better-than-expected quarterly revenue and forecast third-quarter revenue and profit above estimates on Thursday, allaying investor concerns about slowing semiconductor demand....
14:48, 05/16/2019

Tesla is hurting but electric and self-driving cars are still a good investment Tesla is having a brutal year. But the company's missed sales forecasts and weakening demand shouldn't scare investors away from the electric vehicle business....
15:00, 05/16/2019

CNN's Jim Acosta accused of being dishonest about Trump's asylum seekers remark CNN Chief White House Correspondent Jim Acosta was accused of being dishonest over a tweet he sent while covering President Trump's immigration overhaul remarks. ...
15:00, 05/16/2019

Abby Hornacek says meeting Fox News superfans at Fox Nation summit ‘validates all of the hard work’ Fox News superfans packed the W Scottsdale hotel in Scottsdale, Ariz., on Tuesday for the inaugural Fox Nation fan summit, an event applauded by everyone from attendees to a prominent mainstream media critic of Fox News....
15:00, 05/16/2019

Halle Berry, wearing plunging leather romper, shows off edgy buzz cut at movie premiere Halle Berry, who stars in the upcoming film “John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum,” took to Instagram this week with a photo of the back of her head, showing off her edgy undercut....
15:00, 05/16/2019

Game of Thrones petition to remake series tops half a million Disgruntled Game of Thrones fans have been signing a petition in their hundreds of thousands to try to persuade producers to remake the final series....
15:00, 05/16/2019

Spice up your life: Stay overnight in the iconic Spice Girls bus, now listed on Airbnb Spice Girls fans now have the opportunity to stay over in the original Spice Bus from the 1997 movie "Spice World" for a limited time in June.        ...
15:16, 05/16/2019

Tom Petty’s daughters sue his widow for estate control, damages A new lawsuit, filed in a Los Angeles County court on Wednesday, accuses the singer's widow of breaching fiduciary duty and committing unjust enrichment....
15:16, 05/16/2019

Ancient Cataclysms: 9 Catastrophes That Rocked the World Ancient cultures around the world have passed down their tales of devastating natural disasters in oral traditions, folklore, historical accounts, pictorial representations, and through myths. Catastrophic natural phenomena like earthquakes, volcanic...
15:32, 05/16/2019

Norah O'Donnell's teary-eyed 'CBS This Morning' farewell: 'The best is yet to come' Norah O'Donnell said farewell to "CBS This Morning" Thursday. Gayle King will host the show with Anthony Mason and Tony Dokoupil starting Monday.        ...
15:32, 05/16/2019

'Bachelorette' Hannah Brown defends franchise on 'Live' after Kelly Ripa called it 'gross' "Bachelorette" Hannah Brown was a guest on "Live" days after Kelly Ripa slammed the reality dating competition as a "gross, gross show."        ...
15:32, 05/16/2019

'Catch-22': George Clooney on retooling wartime classic about 'cowardly guy' you root for George Clooney returns to TV in his first role since 'ER,' starring in and directing Hulu's 'Catch-22' adaptation.        ...
15:32, 05/16/2019

SpaceX to make its second attempt to launch 60 Starlink satellites Enlarge / The begrimed Falcon 9 booster is back at the launch pad with its Starlink satellite payload. (credit: SpaceX) Even though time remained in its launch window Wednesday night, SpaceX scrubbed an attempt to launch its first batch of Starlink...
15:32, 05/16/2019

‘The time for action is now’ senior UN peacekeeping official says, urging support for regional force combating Sahel terrorism The five-year-old force working to stabilize Africa’s Sahel has shown great potential, but needs more support from the international community to reach full operational capacity, a top UN peacekeeping official said on Thursday, calling for enhanced p...
15:48, 05/16/2019

Quantum computing is not a cure-all for business computing challenges Quantum computing shows promise for specific industries, though business applications that rely on classical concepts are a poor fit for quantum systems....
15:48, 05/16/2019

SAT to add ‘adversity score’ that will factor student hardships into college admissions The SAT exam, used by a majority of colleges to grant entrance, will be adding an “adversity score” to the test that will take into account a student’s socioeconomic background in an effort to help colleges take a more rounded approach in the admissi...
15:48, 05/16/2019

‘Burn This’ actor Brandon Uranowitz: ‘I am not a porn star!’ When you want to be an actor and your last name’s Uranowitz, well — you might want to change it. Brandon Uranowitz’s father thought so. Just before he left for college, his dad suggested he go by “Brandon Steel.” “Excuse me,” he recalls replying, “I’...
15:48, 05/16/2019

The 2019 Memorial Cup: A look at each of the four teams at this year’s tournament As players hit the ice and fans climb into the stands here is what you need to know about the four teams competing in the 101st edition of the Canadian Hockey League tournament....
15:48, 05/16/2019

Woman sentenced for posing as sheriff’s deputy to free boyfriend from jail An Arkansas woman who posed as a California sheriff’s deputy to break her boyfriend out of jail has been sentenced. Maxine Feldstein, 30, pleaded guilty on Monday to several charges, including criminal impersonation, and was sentenced to 30 yea...
16:00, 05/16/2019

Baidu Warns of Challenges for Online Ad Business The internet-search company warned of fallout from the slowing Chinese economy and swung to a loss in the latest period as spending rose. Baidu said its online-marketing business was facing near-term headwinds....
16:16, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 1-Fitch says Pemex measures 'very far' from meeting company's needs The financial package unveiled by the Mexican government earlier this week for Pemex is a step in the right direction, but still "very far" from meeting the state oil company's needs, Fitch Ratings said on Thursday....
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UPDATE 2-Nvidia revenue forecast beats estimates on higher demand for graphic chips Nvidia Corp forecast second-quarter revenue above Wall Street estimates, saying that its graphics chip business returned to growth, sending the chipmaker's shares up about 6% in extended trading....
16:16, 05/16/2019

Amazon close to buying a stake in UK's Deliveroo -Sky News Amazon.com Inc is in talks to invest hundreds of millions of pounds in UK food delivery app Deliveroo as part of a $575 million fundraising, Sky News reported on Thursday, citing sources....
16:16, 05/16/2019

Arizona Cardinals' Patrick Peterson suspended 6 games over PED violation: reports Arizona Cardinals cornerback Patrick Peterson was suspended for six games Thursday for violating the league’s performance-enhancing drug policy, according to multiple reports....
16:16, 05/16/2019

New York Giants sign draft pick Corey Ballentine, weeks after being wounded in Kansas shooting The New York Giants signed sixth-round draft pick Corey Ballentine to a contract Thursday – weeks after he was wounded and his former college teammate was killed in a Kansas shooting....
16:16, 05/16/2019

PhRMA: Drug advertising rules would confuse patients Pharmaceutical ads mandate also would ignore First Amendment and give short shrift to FDA, says the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America        ...
16:16, 05/16/2019

Cannes Film Festival: red carpets, champagne and .. childcare Celebrities, red carpets, luxury yachts and late, late nights: as one of the biggest events in the cinema calendar, the glamorous Cannes Film Festival is the place to be on the French Riviera every May....
16:16, 05/16/2019

Bob Hawke: Long-serving Australian prime minister dies at 89 Just days before a federal election in Australia, the country's longest-serving Labor prime minister has died. Bob Hawke served from 1983 to 1991 and oversaw the floating of the Australian dollar....
16:32, 05/16/2019

Looking beyond streaming services: What comes next? Streaming services are still viewed as the future of the music industry. But experience tells us that new things can take over more quickly than expected. What could come after streaming, DW's Dina Slanjankic wonders....
16:32, 05/16/2019

Australian government on course for election defeat: poll Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison is on course for defeat at this weekend's national election, a political poll showed on Friday, as campaigning ahead of the ballot was overshadowed by the death one of the country's most beloved former leaders...
16:32, 05/16/2019

Cuba says Boeing 737 plane crash last year likely due to crew errors Cuba said on Thursday an investigation into the crash a year ago of a Boeing 737 in Havana that killed all but one of the 113 people aboard suggests the most probable cause was errors by the crew that died in the tragedy....
16:32, 05/16/2019

Flynn gave info on attempts to obstruct Mueller probe: court filing Former U.S. national security adviser Michael Flynn gave Special Counsel Robert Mueller information about multiple attempts by people to obstruct the Russia investigation, according to court documents made public on Thursday....
16:32, 05/16/2019

Alabama boycott builds as states retaliate against abortion law A movement to boycott Alabama over its near-ban on abortion gained momentum Thursday as officials in Maryland and Colorado called for economic retaliation and online flyers urged people not to buy anything in, or from Alabama....
16:32, 05/16/2019

Russia will respond to U.S. human rights sanctions: embassy The Russian Embassy in Washington said on Thursday that U.S. sanctions against a Chechen group and five individuals, including at least three Russians, for alleged human rights violations will be met with "reciprocal measures."...
17:00, 05/16/2019

Mexican cartel drug trafficker sentenced in Atlanta ATLANTA (AP) — The head of the U.S. arm of the cocaine transportation and distribution network of Edgar Valdez-Villareal, also known as La Barbie, has been sentenced to federal prison for trafficking cocaine and money laundering. In a news release Th...
17:00, 05/16/2019

Authorities say no injuries reported as F-16 fighter jet crashes into building near California air base MARCH AIR RESERVE BASE, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say no injuries reported as F-16 fighter jet crashes into building near California air base....
17:00, 05/16/2019

The Latest: Slain pregnant woman knew her alleged killer CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the slaying of a pregnant Chicago woman whose baby was cut from her womb (all times local): 6:15 p.m. Chicago Police say the woman who was strangled before her unborn son was cut from her womb had bought baby clothes from...
17:00, 05/16/2019

Dominique Morris Wins Tommy Bell Award Lexington, KY (LEX 18) — Lexington Catholic Senior Dominique Morris is the 2019 winner of the Tommy Bell Award, given to the most outstanding high school student-athlete in the city of Lexington. Dominique has been on the varsity soccer team si...
17:00, 05/16/2019

School criticized for actor’s Arab headwear in safety drill HARRISON CITY, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania school district is defending itself after video surfaced of a safety drill that had a teacher posing as a shooter and donning what appeared to be a Middle Eastern headdress. The video appears to show the actor...
17:00, 05/16/2019

Political hero’s death overshadows Australian campaign CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s opposition leader says he wants to win elections on Saturday for his Australian political hero whose death overshadows the final days of campaigning. The death of former Prime Minister Bob Hawke at his Syd...
17:00, 05/16/2019

Trump tries to tamp down talk of war with Iran WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he hopes the U.S. is not on a path to war with Iran amid fears that his two most hawkish advisers could be angling for such a conflict. Asked Thursday if the U.S. was going to war with Iran, the president...
17:00, 05/16/2019

BC-KY–Kentucky News Digest 6:17 pm, KY Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in Kentucky. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Louisville bureau at (502) 583-7718 or aplouisville(at)ap.org. Beth Campbell is on the ...
17:00, 05/16/2019

Maine governor signs bill to ban Native American mascots AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine public schools and universities will soon ban the use of mascots and logos depicting Native Americans. Democratic Gov. Janet Mills’ office says the bill she signed Thursday will become effective 90 days after the Leg...
17:00, 05/16/2019

Kentucky, West Virginia Leading U.S. In New Hepatitis C Cases LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– As the number of hepatitis A cases across the state appears to be leveling off, a new problem has presented itself, hepatitis C. New hepatitis C cases from intravenous drug use are now roughly tripling those of new HIV ...
17:00, 05/16/2019

New Yorker convicted of giving material support to Hezbollah NEW YORK (AP) — A New Yorker has been convicted of providing material support to Hezbollah. A jury returned its verdict Thursday against Ali Kourani in Manhattan federal court. Kourani could face life in prison at a sentencing scheduled for September...
17:00, 05/16/2019

US man who hit 5 people in border car chase from Utah SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — An American man arrested earlier this week in Mexico after running over several people with a truck in a chaotic chase to a border crossing in San Diego has been identified as a Utah man with an extensive criminal record. Summer...
17:00, 05/16/2019

Romance writer arrested on drug charges in West Virginia BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. (AP) — Police in West Virginia have arrested a popular self-published romance writer on drug charges following a traffic stop. The Exponent Telegram reports 28-year-old Kelly Ann Scyoc of Lumberport was charged Wednesday with conspi...
17:00, 05/16/2019

Epic Games Store’s first mega sale gives Steam a run for its money The Epic Games Store just unveiled its newest assault on rival Valve’s PC games storefront Stream, using the same big discount strategy that’s come to be associated with the latter. On Thursday, Epic touted the launch of its first big sa...
17:00, 05/16/2019

The Twilight Zone clumsily tackles immigration in another frustrating episode The two best episodes of this new Twilight Zone so far have been “Replay” and “A Traveler,” neither of which have shied away from the social commentary that’s been central to this series, but both of which have been effectively spooky regardless, eve...
17:16, 05/16/2019

Amazon Finally Updated Its Dirt Cheap Fire 7 Tablet Amazon’s Fire 7 tablet—you know, the one you bought two Black Fridays ago because it was like thirty dollars—just got its first upgrade in years, while maintaining the same bargain basement $50 MSRP....
17:16, 05/16/2019

How to Make Your Weekends Seem to Last Longer Weekends can be a bit of a let-down. You’ve had a long week, so you want to relax. But there’s also laundry to catch up on, grocery shopping to do and soccer games to attend. Before you know it, Sunday evening is creepin’ up and you feel anything but...
17:16, 05/16/2019

'Like taking candy from a baby': Pentagon accuses defense contractor of 'gouging our taxpayers' Congress took aim at a key defense contractor Wednesday for what the Pentagon's acquisition chief called "gouging our taxpayers" using "a disgraceful business model" designed to exploit the law....
17:32, 05/16/2019

Nvidia revenue forecast beats as demand for gaming chip rises Nvidia Corp forecast second-quarter revenue above Wall Street estimates on Thursday, as it expects sales of its graphics chip to benefit from a recovery in the gaming market....
17:32, 05/16/2019

How Adam Gase is trying to save Le’Veon Bell relationship Now that the partnership between Adam Gase and Mike Maccagnan has ended, the focus of the Jets world shifts to another relationship: Gase and star running back Le’Veon Bell. One area of fallout from Wednesday’s news that the Jets may have not anticip...
17:32, 05/16/2019

The right and bizarre next move for Jets: Give Adam Gase the power The Jets’ training center in Florham Park has a very clear division in it. The first floor has the coaches’ offices. The second floor houses the front office. For too long, those two floors have felt like two different planets. The Jets have not felt...
17:32, 05/16/2019

RJ Barrett is NBA draft godsend Knicks fans didn’t want: Shades of Wade Be disappointed about not getting Zion Williamson if you want, Knicks fans. But you should also be excited about RJ Barrett. There seems to be a dejected feeling among some fans about Barrett, that not only is he far inferior to Williamson but that h...
17:32, 05/16/2019

Danny Lee shoots 64, sits 2nd to Koepka after PGA 1st round Danny Lee shoots 6-under 64 in opening round of PGA Championship to sit one stroke behind leader Brooks Koepka        ...
17:48, 05/16/2019

Andrew Yang explains his universal basic income plan, why he is the anti-Trump for 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang told Fox News Thursday that he's "laser-focused on the problems that got Donald Trump elected in 2016," and thinks that his plan for a universal basic income will resonate with voters....
17:48, 05/16/2019

Trump rips De Blasio's newly-announced 2020 bid: 'The worst mayor in the US' President Donald Trump sounded off on the newly-announced 2020 run of New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio, who confirmed on Thursday morning that he was entering the crowded Democratic field. ...
17:48, 05/16/2019

RNC chairwoman: Why won't Dems sit and work with Trump on anything? The chairwoman of the Republican National Committee sternly criticized Democrats for not working with President Trump, including his plan to overhaul the country's immigration system....
17:48, 05/16/2019

In Alabama, Opposition to Abortion Runs Deep Even before the near-total ban that Alabama’s governor signed late Wednesday, only three clinics remained in the state. The state is aiming for zero....
17:48, 05/16/2019

F.B.I. to Florida Lawmakers: You Were Hacked by Russians, but Don’t Tell Voters Republican and Democratic lawmakers harshly criticized the F.B.I. for declining to publicly identify the two Florida counties that Russian hackers breached in 2016....
17:48, 05/16/2019

Letters From Washington: Your Employees Could Be Undocumented The Social Security Administration has mailed “no-match letters” to more than 570,000 employers since March, sending shock waves through industries that rely on undocumented workers....
17:48, 05/16/2019

Anti-Trump Republican consultant drops foreign agent contract to fight Russia sanctions John Weaver, an anti-Trump Republican consultant, on Thursday backed out of a contract with a Russian-owned nuclear energy company following backlash online....
17:48, 05/16/2019

Daily on Energy: Industry to broach the topic of carbon pricing with Congress SIGN UP! If you’d like to continue receiving the Washington Examiner's Daily on Energy newsletter, SUBSCRIBE HERE: http://newsletters.washingtonexaminer.com/newsletter/daily-on-energy/...
17:48, 05/16/2019

Dooku: Jedi Lost Makes Me Wish There Were More Prequels to The Phantom Menace The Phantom Menace is on the precipice of turning 20 years old. The lasting legacy of what it added (for better and worse) to Star Wars’ rich tapestry is still being debated today, but the recent release of another bit of prequel storytelling has had...
18:00, 05/16/2019

'The Big Bang Theory' series finale recap: A long trip ends up in a comfy, familiar home Spoiler alert: 'The Big Bang Theory' series finale offered surprises, but ultimtely celebrated the comfort and familiarity of longtime friends.        ...
18:32, 05/16/2019

Man who stabbed Petra Kvitova gets 8-year prison term A court in the Czech Republic convicted a man of knifing two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova in her home and sentenced him to eight years in prison        ...
18:48, 05/16/2019

Serena Williams, Naomi Osaka win opening matches in Miami Eight-time champion Serena Williams wins opening match at new site of Miami Open by beating Rebecca Peterson in 3 sets        ...
18:48, 05/16/2019

Boeing says its 737 Max software update is complete Today, Boeing announced that it has completed the software update to its 737 Max planes. The update is meant to correct the software flaws that contributed to the Lion Air and Air Ethiopia crashes that killed 346 people in total. The update was expec...
18:48, 05/16/2019

International effort busts $100 million malware crime network The US, five other countries and Europol have dismantled an elaborate cybercrime ring that relied on one piece of malware to pull off heists. Officials have charged 10 people across five countries with using GozNym malware to grab banking login crede...
18:48, 05/16/2019

Apple's new TV app is a work in progress Apple's approach to digital video can best be described as slow and steady. While iTunes and the iPod effortlessly transformed the way we purchased and listened to music, it took the company years to figure out how to position the Apple TV. For ...
18:48, 05/16/2019

Kitten recovers after being sprayed with hard foam A kitten that was encased in hardened spray foam is expected to make a full recovery after being rescued from a garbage can by an Oregon sanitation worker. (May 16)        ...
19:00, 05/16/2019

New documentary puts a youthful face on suicide and mental health; aim is to combat stigma There are many causes behind these tragedies. Academic, social and economic pressures weigh on students. Social media can compound anxiety.        ...
19:00, 05/16/2019

Is California ready to ban gas-powered cars? Not yet. But they're thinking about it A top regulator came close Thursday, but ultimately backed away from directly raising the notion of giving the boot to exhaust-belching automobiles.        ...
19:00, 05/16/2019

Officer in confrontation with Boulder resident resigns A Boulder, Colorado police officer resigned prior to the release of a police report of an incident between the officer and a black man. The report said the officer did not racially profile the man, but that he violated other department policies. (May...
19:00, 05/16/2019

Defense, Prosecution on Manning back in jail Former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning was ordered back to jail for refusing to testify to a grand jury The prosecution and her defense lawyer react. (May 16)        ...
19:00, 05/16/2019

Ayesha Curry is confident in her success TV personality and author Ayesha Curry, wife of NBA megastar Steph Curry, talks about critics who say she's only successful due to her husband, as well as wanting to teach her daughters it's OK to be "proud to be a wife and a mom." (May 16)...
19:00, 05/16/2019

A German startup just completed its first test of a new on-demand air taxi Lilium, a Munich-based startup, has unveiled an electric five-seat, air taxi prototype that completed its first flight earlier this month. The aircraft is designed to take-off and land vertically....
19:00, 05/16/2019

With more than 1,100 dead, Congo’s Ebola outbreak is only getting worse. Now doctors are forced to go undercover. The World Health Organization has logged 119 attacks this year against doctors and health workers who are in the country to battle the second-deadliest Ebola outbreak in history....
19:00, 05/16/2019

Senators in Brazil pass forced rehab for drug users The Senate approved Wednesday a series of drug policy changes that strengthen penalties for traffickers and introduce forced admissions of addicts in private and religious centers...
19:00, 05/16/2019

Saudis blame Iran for drone attack amid calls for US strikes Saudi Arabia blames Tehran for drone attack by Yemen’s rebels that knocked out key oil pipeline, as newspaper close to palace calls for “surgical” U.S. strikes on Iran...
19:00, 05/16/2019

F-16 fighter jet crashes into California building An Air Force F-16 fighter jet crashed into the side of a commercial building in California Thursday, authorities said. No one was injured when the plane from the March Air Reserve Base slammed into the warehouse off-base in Riverside, said Timothy Ho...
19:00, 05/16/2019

Senate OKs Trump’s Latest Federal Judge Pick Despite Dem Fears About Where She Stands on Brown and Roe The Senate Thursday confirmed Wendy Vitter, Donald Trump’s nominee to sit on the federal bench in New Orleans, despite strong objections from Democrats about her stance on Roe and Brown, respectively, the nation’s landmark pro-choice and school deseg...
19:00, 05/16/2019

Oh, Polly! Fashion Brand Apologizes for ‘Segregating’ Plus-Size and Black and Brown Models Fashion brand Oh Polly is saying “So sorry” after it was forced to issue apologies when social media users pointed out its placement of plus-size and black and brown models on an Instagram account separate from that of its “main” line....
19:00, 05/16/2019

Who Is Playing Batman In the New Superhero Film? Robert Pattinson Is Currently a Frontrunner There's a new Caped Crusader in town (kinda)! Robert Pattinson is rumored to star in Matt Reeves' upcoming The Batman film, Variety reports. While the news hasn't been......
19:16, 05/16/2019

Here's Drake's Response to Claims He Underwent Plastic Surgery to Get a 6-Pack Drake's physique is all natural... and he's not afraid to make it known. The 32-year-old rapper was most definitely feeling himself on Thursday evening when he took to Instagram......
19:16, 05/16/2019

WWE and Survivor Star Ashley Massaro Dead at 39 Former WWE wrestler and Survivor cast member Ashley Massaro passed away on Thursday, E! News can confirm. The reality TV personality was only 39-years-old and was planning to celebrate......
19:16, 05/16/2019

Jen Harley Arrested 5 Months After Ronnie Ortiz-Magro Filed Domestic Battery Report Ronnie Ortiz-Magro's on-again, off-again girlfriend, Jen Harley, has been arrested. A source tells E! News that Jen was arrested today, May 16, in Las Vegas. Jen, who is the mother of......
19:16, 05/16/2019

Snooki Gets Candid About Feeling "Miserable" Ahead of Baby No. 3's Birth Snooki is ready for her son to arrive. The Jersey Shore star, who will welcome her third child in just a few weeks, has been feeling "miserable" as she gets ready to give birth.......
19:16, 05/16/2019

Selena Gomez Jokes She and Bill Murray Are ''Getting Married'' After Viral Cannes Film Festival Photos Selena Gomez is most certainly enjoying her time at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival, where she made her red carpet debut at the fête on Tuesday. The 26-year-old actress and her co-star Bill......
19:16, 05/16/2019

Channing Tatum and Jessie J Pack on the PDA During Magical Disneyland Date PDA alert! Channing Tatum and girlfriend Jessie J could barely keep their hands off each other as they went on a magical date to Disneyland in Anaheim, California on......
19:16, 05/16/2019

Now Hiring: How Queen Elizabeth II Can Be Your New Boss No, you did not read that headline incorrectly. Queen Elizabeth II is hiring a Digital Communications Officer to work out of Buckingham Palace, according to the Royal Household website.......
19:16, 05/16/2019

British runner Pavey says Nike froze sponsorship when pregnant British distance runner Jo Pavey has become the latest female athlete to complain that Nike halted her sponsorship payments when she was pregnant, Sky News reported on Thursday....
19:16, 05/16/2019

No. 1 Osaka pulls off two wins on busy day in Rome Top seed and world No. 1 Naomi Osaka won twice Thursday, defeating Slovakia's Dominika Cibulkova and Romania's Mihaela Buzarnescu in straight sets to advance to the quarterfinals of the Internazionali BNL d'Italia in Rome....
19:16, 05/16/2019

‘Cinderella’ musical gives Prince Charming a gay twist Broadway’s power brokers took time out from Tony season this week to fly to London to see “Cinderella,” the new musical from Andrew Lloyd Webber. The heat is intense on this one, not only because Lloyd Webber is the most successful composer in ...
19:16, 05/16/2019

2019 PGA Championship: Brooks Koepka soars into lead, Tiger Woods shoots 72 Brooks Koepka sat atop the leaderboard at the 101st PGA Championship, coasting through a bogey-free round of 63 that set the course record at Bethpage Black....
19:16, 05/16/2019

Chelsea Manning Ordered Back to Jail for Refusal to Testify in WikiLeaks Inquiry Ms. Manning, a former Army intelligence analyst who sent secret documents to WikiLeaks in 2010, had refused once again to answer questions before a grand jury....
19:16, 05/16/2019

Corruption trial against CFK to begin next week, Supreme Court confirms Justices, seeking to avoid 'future arguements' about case's validity after a strong political backlash to its ruling, declare trial against former president Cristina Fernández de Kirchner will begin on Tuesday....
19:16, 05/16/2019

Diplomatic efforts on Venezuela crisis gain momentum Government and opposition sends envoys to negotiate in Norway, though two sides' mutual mistrust and differences on key issues could prevent any quick solution....
19:16, 05/16/2019

She Served $8 School Lunch To Teen Who Couldn't Pay. Then She Was Fired A cafeteria worker in Canaan, New Hampshire, was fired after a supervisor caught her violating her employer's policy. Her offense? Giving food worth $8 to a student with no money in his account....
19:32, 05/16/2019

Three British Crew Killed In Dubai Plane Crash: Report Three British people and a South African were killed Thursday in a plane crash close to Dubai airport, the United Arab Emirates' state news agency reported....
19:32, 05/16/2019

Pregnant US Teen Killed, Baby Taken From Womb: Police Police in Chicago were questioning three people Thursday in connection with the murder of a pregnant teenager whose unborn baby was taken from her womb after her death....
19:32, 05/16/2019

Russian cathedral project suspended after protests President Vladimir Putin has called for compromise after an outcry over plans to build a cathedral in a park in Russia's fourth-largest city. Locals have protested, saying the building would take away rare green space....
19:32, 05/16/2019

Famed architect I. M. Pei dies at 102 Famed architect Ieoh Ming Pei, commonly known as I.M. Pei, died Wednesday, a spokesman at his New York architecture firm said. He was 102. Pei was perhaps best known for transforming the Louvre Museum in Paris by erecting a giant glass pyramid on the...
19:32, 05/16/2019

Rhode Island cop pulls over self-driving vehicle PROVIDENCE — A self-driving shuttle got pulled over by police on its first day carrying passengers on a new Rhode Island route. Providence Police Chief Hugh Clements said an officer pulled over the odd-looking autonomous vehicle because he had never ...
19:32, 05/16/2019

Waiter serves lucky customer $5.7K bottle of wine by mistake This is high-stakes hospitality. A waiter at the upscale British steakhouse Hawskmoor in Manchester accidentally served a customer a £4,500 (about $5,700 US) bottle of red wine. The lucky customer had asked for the 2001 Chateau Pichon Longueville Con...
19:32, 05/16/2019

Mad scientist builds a robot to beat the crap out of him in a VR fighting game Since the 80s, fighting games have been a raucous good time, a way to blow off some steam while digitally beating an AI opponent to smithereens. In the VR world though, these same characters might one day fight back — physically. James Bruton, a robo...
19:48, 05/16/2019

Scientists bio-hacked E. coli to create synthetic life Escherichia coli, nobody’s favorite dinner guest, just had the distinction of becoming the first living organism to have its entire DNA code successfully replaced with a synthetic genome. We’ve played with nature’s creations before, but this is the f...
19:48, 05/16/2019

Negotiations in Norway Aim to Resolve Venezuela’s Political Crisis (CARACAS, Venezuela) — Diplomatic efforts aimed at resolving Venezuela’s crisis accelerated on Thursday as the government and opposition sent envoys to talks in Norway, though the two sides’ mutual mistrust and differences on key is...
19:48, 05/16/2019

'Big Bang Theory' finale: How Barenaked Ladies reimagined that classic theme song 'The Big Bang Theory' referenced its history in a creative way in Thursday's series finale.        ...
19:48, 05/16/2019

Jets WR Robby Anderson signs restricted free agent tender New York Jets wide receiver Robby Anderson signs second-round restricted free agent tender, worth $3.095 million        ...
19:48, 05/16/2019

Political reality catches up with May but will victory last for new leader? For months Theresa May has defied political precedent. She has survived two confidence votes; three parliamentary defeats on her Brexit deal and more than three dozen resignations from her government....
20:00, 05/16/2019

Man arrested for murder after wife found dead in midtown home TUCSON – Tucson Police Department identified the people involved in a homicide that occurred at a home in central Tucson Wednesday. According to officials, TPD responded to a home in the 2600 block of N. Palo Verde Ave. near Grant Road and Dodg...
20:00, 05/16/2019

Kevin Durant ‘not close’ to returning to the Warriors Warriors star Kevin Durant is “not close” to recovering from his right calf strain, ESPN reported Thursday. Durant was injured in Game 5 of the Western Conference semifinal series against the Rockets. He missed Golden State’s clinching Game 6 victory...
20:00, 05/16/2019

Slumping Keon Broxton frustrated over lack of playing time with Mets WASHINGTON — Keon Broxton had a vision of how things would go when he started the season. Reality, including the latest snapshot of him striking out with the bases loaded to end the Mets’ 7-6 loss to the Nationals on Thursday, has delivered a cold, h...
20:00, 05/16/2019

Chris Rock (yes, Chris Rock!) to reboot 'Saw' franchise and star with Jigsaw Killer Chris Rock is diving into the torture-filled "Saw" franchise with his own Halloween-ready movie idea expanding the Jigsaw Killer's insane universe.        ...
20:00, 05/16/2019

Pompeo meets with Hong Kong pro-democracy leader U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with Hong Kong pro-democracy leader Martin Lee on Thursday, the State Department said, as Hong Kong activists seek to derail a proposed extradition law pushed by Beijing....
20:00, 05/16/2019

Factbox: Australian political leaders Morrison and Shorten at a glance Australians go to the polls on Saturday to choose between extending the six-year rule of the conservative Liberal-National coalition or electing the center-left Labor party....
20:00, 05/16/2019

Factbox: Australia's election - key themes and contests Australians go to the polls on Saturday in a contest to determine whether conservative Prime Minister Scott Morrison can maintain his shaky grip on power or whether the center-left Labor party will return to office after six years in opposition....
20:00, 05/16/2019

Huawei's Hisilicon says it has long been preparing for US ban scenario Huawei subsidiary Hisilicon said that it had long been anticipating the possibility that the firm could one day be unable to obtain chips and technology from the United States and had prepared to soften any impact....
20:16, 05/16/2019

RPT-COLUMN-Chinese outages a reminder of aluminium's dirty secret: Andy Home Chinese alumina prices have jumped to a five-month high on news that at least two refineries in the province of Shanxi are being shut down pending environmental inspections....
20:16, 05/16/2019

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - May 17 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
20:16, 05/16/2019

Total CEO says planned buy of Anadarko's Africa assets 'perfectly fitting' French energy giant Total SA's planned acquisition of U.S. firm Anadarko's African assets is "perfectly fitting" with the company's overall strategy and helps play to its strengths, Chief Executive Patrick Pouyanne said on Thursday....
20:16, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 2-Cuba says Boeing 737 plane crash last year likely due to crew errors An investigation into the crash a year ago in Havana of a Boeing 737 jet that killed all but one of the 113 people aboard suggests the most probable cause was errors by the crew who died in the crash, Cuba said on Thursday....
20:16, 05/16/2019

De Blasio unites America — against his presidential bid Mayor Bill de Blasio pulled off an impossible feat Thursday by uniting Americans of all persuasions — against his quixotic presidential bid. True to form, de Blasio was late to join the Democratic primary field, and became the 24th person to announce...
20:16, 05/16/2019

Proposal would ban use of facial recognition at apartment buildings ALBANY — New York lawmakers want to ban facial recognition technology on all rental properties, arguing it infringes on tenant privacy. New legislation would outlaw landlords from being able to “obtain, retain, access or use” the machiner...
20:16, 05/16/2019

De Blasio helps unite NYPD cops and Black Lives Matter activists NYPD cops and Black Lives Matter protesters finally found something they could agree on — neither side wants to see Mayor Bill de Blasio elected president. Members of the NYPD Police Benevolent Association and the anti-cop activist group stood ...
20:16, 05/16/2019

New York lawmakers may soon outlaw texting while crossing the street ALBANY — Lawmakers are pushing to outlaw the practice of texting while crossing the street, citing safety concerns that in some cases have proved deadly. “Texting is one of the most common forms of communication with friends. It’s the best way ...
20:16, 05/16/2019

New book reveals all the drama behind classic comedy movies Sylvester Stallone was on the phone with Eddie Murphy, and the “Rocky” superstar was angry enough to demolish a side of beef. “You f–ked my wife!” he screamed at Murphy. “Down, brother!” Murphy replied. “I didn’t f–k your wife!” But despi...
20:16, 05/16/2019

China’s lunar rover is helping to unravel a Moon mystery The Chinese space program started 2019 with a major milestone when the Chang’e 4 lunar lander successfully touched down on the far side of the Moon. It was the first time any country had completed such a feat, the landing itself was just the fi...
20:32, 05/16/2019

The Missing Link Between Volkswagen and Porsche Is Up for Auction We all know that the first Porsche, the 356, was built in 1948, and largely derived from Volkswagen Type I (you know, the Beetle) designs and components. Ferdinand Porsche was, of course, the lead engineer in charge of developing the car that would b...
20:48, 05/16/2019

Boeing completes update of 737 Max software cited in deadly crashes Boeing announced Thursday that it has completed a software update for its 737 Max planes, which have been grounded globally after a pair of deadly crashes....
21:00, 05/16/2019

Pentagon awards $787M for border wall construction in California, Arizona The Pentagon has awarded more than $787 million combined in two contracts for border wall construction and replacement projects in California and Arizona....
21:00, 05/16/2019

Samsung has solved Galaxy Fold issues, according to report A Korean website says the controversial bendable $1,980 phone from Samsung will soon see the light of day, and be released within the month.        ...
21:00, 05/16/2019

Stocks in Asia mostly rise following overnight Dow bounce; China shares subdued amid trade tensions Shares in Asia were higher in Friday morning trade following overnight gains on Wall Street as investors stateside cheered strong earnings and economic data....
21:16, 05/16/2019

Flynn detailed attempts to obstruct Russia probe: U.S. court filing Former U.S. national security adviser Michael Flynn gave Special Counsel Robert Mueller information about attempts by people tied to the Trump administration and Congress to obstruct the Russia investigation, court documents released on Thursday show...
21:32, 05/16/2019

A wonderful week of adventures in captivating Cuba “Why Cuba?” more than one friend asked when we told them about the trip we were planning. Why, indeed. Americans of my generation (I’m now 70) grew up on black-and-white TV images of a fierce Fidel, an angry Nikita Khrushchev threatening to bea...
22:00, 05/16/2019

F-16 pilot ejects before jet crashes into California building An F-16 fighter jet being flown in routine training exercises crashed into a warehouse just outside March Air Reserve Base in Southern California on Thursday, the pilot ejected and five people on the ground were reported injured, military officials s...
22:00, 05/16/2019

Temporary no-stopping zone put in place on Highway 93 S due to bears Increased bear activity along Highway 93 south has prompted Parks Canada to enforce a no stopping zone. Drivers could face big fines if they pull over to snap a picture of the animals....
22:00, 05/16/2019

Indonesia Says It Foiled Plot to Detonate Bombs via Wi-Fi The alleged plot highlights advances in bomb-making in a country with a history of militant activity tied to the Islamic State and other extremist groups....
22:00, 05/16/2019

Galaxy S10 5G now available at Verizon, starting at $1,299 We are another step closer to the future of wireless technology today, as Verizon has officially launched Samsung’s Galaxy S10 5G smartphone. Although the Moto Z3 and its 5G Moto Mod technically beat Samsung to the punch, the Galaxy S10 5G is t...
22:16, 05/16/2019

NordicTrack RW900 review: The Peloton of rowers is my new favorite workout In terms of design and overall quality, Peloton stationary bikes are great… but they’re not really any better than rival workout bikes in the same price range. The reason Peloton is so popular right now has precious little to do with the...
22:16, 05/16/2019

Trump playing down threat of war with Iran President Donald Trump says he hopes the U.S. is not on a path to war with Iran amid fears that his two most hawkish advisers could be angling for such a conflict with the Islamic Republic....
22:16, 05/16/2019

Alabama man executed for brutal 1997 quadruple homicide ATMORE, Ala. (AP) -- A man condemned to die for his role in a quadruple killing that followed a dispute over a pickup truck was put to death Thursday evening in Alabama, after declining to make any last-minute appeals in the hours preceding his execu...
22:16, 05/16/2019

Warriors survive Blazers to take 2-0 series lead Draymond Green lobbed to Kevon Looney for a go-ahead hoop with 52.9 seconds remaining, then converted a Stephen Curry assist into a layup of his own 40 seconds later, allowing the Golden State Warriors to outlast the Portland Trail Blazers for a 114-...
22:16, 05/16/2019

French doctor suspected in poisoning cases A French anesthetist has been charged with 17 instances of poisoning patients, seeking to heroically bring them back from the brink of death. Frederic Pechier was already being investigated for nine deaths....
22:16, 05/16/2019

Germany to return Stone Cross artifact to Namibia A Berlin museum is set to announce plans to return the Stone Cross, a key cultural artifact, to Namibia. The cross, placed on Namibia's coast by Portuguese explorers in 1486, is a symbol of the country's colonial past....
22:16, 05/16/2019

Watch: Trail Blazers' Seth Curry steals ball from Warriors' Stephen Curry Portland Trail Blazers guard Seth Curry one-upped his brother and Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry in the second quarter of Game 2 on Thursday night....
23:00, 05/16/2019

Jay Inslee calls out Joe Biden on combating climate change: 'We have to live in the real world here' Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on Thursday repeatedly called out Joe Biden for his approach on climate, suggesting that the former vice president is naive about working with Republicans on the issue....
23:00, 05/16/2019

LG's custom chip is made to power AI in appliances and robots For the last few years LG has been pushing integration of AI features in all kinds of products with its ThinQ brand, and now it's designed custom hardware to enable on-device AI processing in "future robot vacuum cleaners, washing machines, refr...
23:00, 05/16/2019

Last word of man executed in Alabama was ‘amen’ A man convicted of murder for helping his pal kill four people in 1997 was executed in Alabama Thursday night and uttered the last word “amen” before his death. Michael Brandon Samra, 41, was pronounced dead at 7:30 p.m., following his le...
23:16, 05/16/2019

The dermatologist in Congress A year ago, Rep. John Joyce, R-Pa., was a full-time dermatologist alongside his wife in his hometown of Altoona. Becoming a politician was never his plan, but when a congressional seat opened up in 2018, Joyce threw his hat into the ring because, in ...
23:32, 05/16/2019

Factbox: Selected works of architect I.M. Pei I.M. Pei, whose modern designs and high-profile projects made him one of the best-known and most prolific architects of the 20th century, has died, the New York Times reported on Thursday. He was 102....
23:32, 05/16/2019

Ex-CBS anchor Dan Rather calls Trump the 'biggest purveyor of fake news' Ex-'CBS Evening News' anchor Dan Rather blasted President Trump Thursday, calling him the "biggest purveyor of fake news" amid Trump's ongoing feud with the media....
23:32, 05/16/2019

Schools should have one meat-free day a week, says charity Soil Association calls for pupils in England to get ‘healthier and more climate-friendly’ mealsAll state schools in England should offer pupils a compulsory plant-based menu one day a week, under new recommendations to the government that aim to make...
00:16, 05/17/2019

Apple’s new Powerbeats are the biggest threat to AirPods The biggest threat to the dominance of AirPods is coming from within Apple. The new Powerbeats Pro wireless headset from Apple-owned headphone-maker Beats so thoroughly embarrasses Apple’s AirPods in terms of sound quality, comfort and appearance, th...
00:16, 05/17/2019

A guide to low-carb diets for diabetes A low-carb diet is one strategy to help manage diabetes symptoms and reduce the risk of complications. In this article, learn why a low-carb diet helps, what to eat, and what to avoid....
00:32, 05/17/2019

New Weekly Events Add More Variety To Magic: The Gathering Arena If you play Magic: The Gathering Arena and you’re anything like me, you probably burn through earning your weekly allotment of new card packs and gold on the first day. Fortunately for us, Wizards is adding a new set of free weekly events, each with ...
00:32, 05/17/2019

Microsoft And Sony Announce Vague Cloud Gaming Partnership Microsoft said today that it will partner with Sony, its chief rival in the gaming console space, on “new cloud-based solutions for gaming experiences.” It’s unclear what exactly the new collaboration will ultimately lead to, but the move is still a ...
00:32, 05/17/2019

Fortnite's New John Wick Mode Is Basically Just Fortnite With Nice Suits Fortnite Battle Royale is having a tie-in event with the movie John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum, offering a limited time mode and sleek new skins. The mode, called Wick’s Bounty, doesn’t feel like it has much to do with John Wick—who I once saw kill...
00:32, 05/17/2019

The Internet Has Some Ideas For More Mario Maker 2 Game Styles Leave an empty space on a promotional image, and the internet will fill it for you. This is as certain as the sun rising in the East and setting in the West and gravity keeping us all from spinning out into space....
00:32, 05/17/2019

RPT-Investors renew calls for Deutsche Bank to trim investment bank Deutsche Bank investors are renewing calls for it to scale back its investment bank division ahead of what promises to be a challenging annual shareholder meeting next week....
00:32, 05/17/2019

Yuan slides past key 6.9/dollar mark on fresh U.S.-China tensions China's yuan fell past the psychologically-important 6.9 per dollar level to its weakest in nearly five months on Friday, amid signs of an escalation in Sino-U.S. trade tensions. The Chinese currency is set for a fifth straight weekly loss and ha...
00:32, 05/17/2019

Wikipedia Is 'Doing Very Well Financially', Says Co-Founder Jimmy Wales Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales said Thursday that the free online encyclopedia is in good financial shape, although increasing mobile phone use may cut into future donations....
01:00, 05/17/2019

Tesla's Autopilot Engaged in Fatal Florida Crash, Finds NTSB Tesla's "Autopilot" system was engaged by a driver who was killed in a March crash in Florida, according to an initial accident report released Thursday....
01:00, 05/17/2019

|JusthowbrightlywillSouthAfrica’sstarshineunderRamaphosa? The ANC’s vote tally may have dropped to below 60% in a general election for the first time since the end of apartheid but it remains in the driving seat, writes Solly Moeng....
01:00, 05/17/2019

|WATCH:DriverlesselectrictruckhitsSwedishroads A driverless electric truck began daily freight deliveries on a public road in Sweden in what developer Einride and logistics customer DB Schenker described as a world first....
01:00, 05/17/2019

|TencentrevenuegrowthhitsitsslowestpacesinceIPO Tencent has reported the slowest pace of sales growth since it went public in 2004, as China’s largest company struggles to revive a battered gaming division while battling the country’s decelerating economy....
01:00, 05/17/2019

Japan fashion magnate raises over $8 million at Sotheby's auction Japanese fashion tycoon Yusaku Maezawa sold art for more than $8 million at a Sotheby's auction in New York on Thursday night, providing funds to the entrepreneur who previously said he has no money....
01:16, 05/17/2019

Taiwan Approves Same-Sex Marriage Taiwan’s legislature voted to legalize same-sex marriage, a first for Asia and a boost for LGBT rights activists who championed the cause for two decades....
01:16, 05/17/2019

Trail Blazers Solve Many Of Game 1's Problems, Still Narrowly Fall To The Warriors The Portland Trail Blazers made a real contest out of Game 2 of their Western Conference Finals series against the Golden State Warriors. After getting blown out in Game 1, head coach Terry Stots rejiggered his lineups and—thank God—his defensive app...
01:16, 05/17/2019

News Analysis: Australia Longs for Bolder Politics as Beloved Leader Dies on Election’s Eve Former Prime Minister Bob Hawke’s death has thrown Australia into reflection, unleashing pride but also frustration with a perceived lack of vision in today’s leaders....
01:16, 05/17/2019

Taiwan Has Approved Same-Sex Marriage in a First for Asia (TAIPEI, Taiwan) — Taiwan’s legislature voted Friday to legalize same-sex marriage, a first in Asia and a boost for LGBT rights activists who had championed the cause for two decades. Lawmakers pressured by LGBT groups as well as church o...
01:16, 05/17/2019

Football transfer rumours: Griezmann to Manchester City instead of Barça? Today’s fluff has a cunning planThe Premier League is the best league in the world again, which simply will not do as far as Spain’s big clubs are concerned. Luckily they’ve come up with a cunning plan to redress the balance: sign all the good player...
01:32, 05/17/2019

Jack de Belin loses federal court bid to be reinstated by NRL St George Illawarra star will remain ruled out indefinitely while he answers aggravated sexual assault chargeSt George Illawarra star Jack de Belin has lost his bid in the federal court to be reinstated by the NRL.Justice Melissa Perry ruled on Frida...
01:32, 05/17/2019

How does Labour plan to pay for its energy nationalisation policy? Taking back control from private shareholders will cost a Labour government billionsThe Labour Party has announced plans to take back control of Britain’s energy network from private shareholders, as part of a sweeping nationalisation policy. We look...
01:48, 05/17/2019

House Democrats start Mueller report marathon reading The reading of all 448 pages of the special counsel’s report is expected to last between 12 to 14 hours, concluding in the early hours of Friday morning.,...
01:48, 05/17/2019

Trump’s ‘merit-based’ immigration plan declared ‘dead on arrival’ by opponents President called plan to transform the nation’s green card system ‘pro-American, pro-immigrant and pro-worker’Donald Trump has announced plans for “merit-based” legal immigration – but before the US president even stepped up to the lectern in the Whi...
01:48, 05/17/2019

Orthodox Jewish communities face antisemitism over measles outbreak Incidents such as a bus driver allegedly refusing to stop for a Hassidic man occur as New York City has nearly 500 measles casesOrthodox Jewish communities in Brooklyn grappling with a measles outbreak say they are now dealing with a second scourge: ...
01:48, 05/17/2019

'You win or you die!' The hardest Game of Thrones quiz ever Know your Drogon from your Hodor? Ahead of the GoT finale, put your knowledge to the ultimate testWhat is the Iron Bank’s representative, played by Mark Gatiss, called?Quorin HalfhandXaro Xhoan DaxonHoward from the HalifaxTycho NestorisWho was respon...
01:48, 05/17/2019

Trump's financial report shows earnings and losses but misses tax return details As the president continues to refuse to release tax documents, this filing is a yearly requirement and showed mixed business resultsDonald Trump’s 2018 financial disclosure report was released on Thursday by the Office of Government Ethics, shedding ...
01:48, 05/17/2019

A Majority of Nissan's New Board Will Be Independent Directors Nissan Motor said it would nominate an 11-member board with seven independent directors, seeking to add outside oversight after governance problems that the company blamed on former Chairman Carlos Ghosn....
01:48, 05/17/2019

'Israel left us with no choice' : Folau sacked by Rugby Australia – video Israel Folau has been sacked by Rugby Australia after posts he made on social media in April 2019. The Australian back made a post saying hell awaits for 'drunks, homosexuals, adulterers'. Rugby Australia chief executive Raelene Castle said it was a ...
02:00, 05/17/2019

Caught in the Middle of #MeToo: Unions That Represent Accusers and Accused From the shop floors of factories to ballet’s grandest stages, unions are rethinking how they balance their responsibilities in sexual harassment cases....
02:16, 05/17/2019

Ex-Kasich adviser backs out of $350G Russia lobbying gig, vows 'laser focus' against Trump in 2020 A former campaign adviser for John Kasich announced Thursday that he’s backing out of a $350,000 contract to lobby against sanctions on a Russian state-owned nuclear energy company, vowing instead to remain focused on ensuring President Trump is not ...
02:16, 05/17/2019

Warriors show resilience to take 2-0 series lead on Blazers SportsPulse: USA TODAY Sports’ Martin Rogers breaks down Game 2 of the Western Conference finals, where the Warriors battled back to steal the win and take a 2-0 series lead on the Blazers.        ...
02:32, 05/17/2019

Cordell's suicide squeeze lifts White Sox over Blue Jays 4-2 Yolmer Sanchez raced home from third base with the tiebreaking run on Ryan Cordell's suicide squeeze in the eighth inning, and the Chicago White Sox topped the Toronto Blue Jays 4-2 for their fourth win in five games     ...
02:32, 05/17/2019

Google's Translatotron AI could translate languages into your own voice If you've ever visited a foreign country, you'll know how difficult it can be to get by when you don't speak the language – and even with apps like Google Translate readily available on most smartphones, using translation tools ...
02:32, 05/17/2019

LG's new AI chip will give your appliances eyes and ears The battle for the smart home is on, with technology manufacturers old and new seeking to make your home appliances as intelligent and connected as possible. LG's response? An AI processor that can process video and audio data to help it carry o...
02:32, 05/17/2019

Everything you need to know about SpaceX's Starlink plans for 'space internet' Elon Musk’s SpaceX is about to make a huge commitment to the internet. Not in the form of one of its “whoop whoop yeah!”-style web casts that always accompany its launches these days (though it will do that too), but by launching...
02:32, 05/17/2019

The best Xbox One X prices, bundles and sales in Australia (May 2019) UPDATE: Big W's eBay store has a fantastic Xbox One X bundle that offers the 1TB console in black alongside two games in Mortal Kombat 11 and Crackdown 3 for only $509 (using a coupon code). Details below. At E3 2017, Microsoft officially unvei...
02:32, 05/17/2019

Why Chicago Fire plan to pay $60m to move back to an NFL stadium Twenty years on from the opening of the first soccer-specific stadium, should the Fire’s possible move back to an NFL venue prompt MLS to face some home truths?It was the alliterative mantra designed to put Major League Soccer on the road to prosperi...
02:32, 05/17/2019

Industry veteran Finbarr O'Neill takes helm at F&I firm APCO Finbarr O'Neill, 67, retired as CEO of J.D. Power in March 2018. Prior to that, he held leadership roles with automakers and dealership services giant Reynolds and Reynolds....
02:48, 05/17/2019

|Weneedtogetour'houseinorder'tofixour'brokenness'–Eskomexecinleakedmemo In a leaked memo Eskom Chief Operating Officer Jan Oberholzer appeals to staff to be accountable for the work they do at the power utility to help fix its 'brokenness'....
03:16, 05/17/2019

Some San Franciscans now living on the bay as housing crunch sends them to boats, barges San Francisco’s twin crises of housing and homelessness are reaching a tipping point, forcing some residents to move to makeshift boats and barges, forming floating tent cities, due to a lack of affordable shelter....
03:32, 05/17/2019

Amazon Renews Efforts to Enter Europe’s Food Sector With a Big Stake in U.K. Meal Courier Deliveroo Deliveroo announced on Friday that Amazon is the largest investor in the U.K.-based meal delivery company’s latest round of funding. Although the specific amount was not disclosed, the funding round totaled $575 million, according to a Delivero...
03:48, 05/17/2019

The Queen is hiring a social media manager For those who know how to curate the perfect Instagram feed and write a killer tweet, a career opportunity has come up in the royal communications team....
03:48, 05/17/2019

Shedden looks back to go forward in WTCR "Gordon Shedden will look back to winter testing at Zandvoort for inspiration when he resumes his WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup presented by OSCARO campaign this weekend."...
03:48, 05/17/2019

UK talks on compromise Brexit deal end without agreement as Labour leader says they have ‘gone as far as they can’ LONDON (AP) — UK talks on compromise Brexit deal end without agreement as Labour leader says they have ‘gone as far as they can’...
03:48, 05/17/2019

Man Shot, Killed By Louisville Officer Identified Djuantez Anthony Mitchell LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE 3)– The man who was shot and killed by police near Louisville has been identified. Bryan Arnold Police say 30-year-old Djuantez Anthony Mitchell was shot after he hit Officer Bryan Arnold with h...
03:48, 05/17/2019

Council of Europe to discuss Russia’s voting rights MOSCOW (AP) — The Council of Europe has gathered for a ministerial meeting that could restore Russia’s voting rights in the continent’s main human rights watchdog. The council suspended Russia’s voting rights after it annexed Ukrain...
03:48, 05/17/2019

An emotional send-off for lovable geeks of ‘Big Bang Theory’ LOS ANGELES (AP) — “The Big Bang Theory” has ended its 12-season run with some big changes for its band of lovable geeks. The CBS sitcom aired its final two episodes Thursday in an hour-long finale that drew the series to a close after 27...
03:48, 05/17/2019

Fernando Alonso and McLaren face crunch Indy 500 practice day Fernando Alonso and McLaren have one final day of Indianapolis 500 practice to recover lost ground after the two-time Formula 1 champion's crash and loss of Thursday running...
04:00, 05/17/2019

WATCH Olympic hopeful Jordan Reynolds on his fighting life What are you fighting for? Meet GB middleweight Jordan Reynolds The post WATCH Olympic hopeful Jordan Reynolds on his fighting life appeared first on Boxing News....
04:16, 05/17/2019

Thieves mug 90-year-old man inside Harlem building A pair of thieves robbed a 90-year-old man of his wallet and cash in his Harlem apartment building, police said Thursday. The suspects approached the senior citizen in the elevator of the building near East 124th Street and Madison Avenue at about 5 ...
04:32, 05/17/2019

Israel Folau sacked by Rugby Australia: here's why – video Israel Folau has been sacked by Rugby Australia following a post the player made on his Instagram account. RA released a statement on Thursday saying 'whilst Israel is entitled to his religious beliefs, the way in which he has expressed these beliefs...
04:32, 05/17/2019

Sony and Microsoft ink key entertainment deal ahead of PS5 and next-gen Xbox launch Sony and Microsoft are huge rivals in the gaming business, with each company set to unveil new hardware in the not too distant future. In a surprising move, the two companies have inked an entertainment-related partnership with plenty of time left to...
04:32, 05/17/2019

Iran's top diplomat presses efforts to save nuclear deal Iran's foreign minister is pressing ahead with intense diplomatic efforts to salvage Tehran's nuclear deal with world powers at the center of a crisis unfolding between Iran and the U.S. Mohammad Javad Zarif chastised the international community, say...
04:32, 05/17/2019

Exclusive: FBI targets Johnson & Johnson, Siemens, GE, Philips in Brazil graft case - sources The FBI is investigating corporate giants Johnson & Johnson, Siemens, General Electric and Philips for allegedly paying kickbacks as part of a scheme involving medical equipment sales in Brazil, two Brazilian investigators have told Reuters....
04:48, 05/17/2019

Maharashtra Drought Worsens As IMD Forecasts Delayed Rainfall As drought conditions in Maharashtra worsen, the India Meteorological Department has warned that rainfall for 2019 has been delayed by at least a week and it could take another month before monsoons......
04:48, 05/17/2019

Indian Mountaineer Dies In Nepal, Third In As Many Days An Indian climber has died in Nepal while descending the summit of Mount Makalu during an expedition to the world's fifth highest mountain, an official said Friday, days after two mountaineers from......
04:48, 05/17/2019

Congress Candidate Declares Rs 7 Crore Deposits In Swiss Bank Congress's Lok Sabha candidate from here Sunil Kumar Jakhar has declared movable assets worth Rs 1.53 crore, besides an over Rs 7 crore deposit in a Swiss bank in his wife's name, according to an......
04:48, 05/17/2019

Samajwadi Party Leader Azam Khan's Wife Alleges Death Threat To Family Wife of Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan has alleged a threat to her family from the administrative officials of Rampur and has also sought their removal....
04:48, 05/17/2019

Madhya Pradesh Poll Officer Files Report On Pragya Thakur's Godse Remark The Madhya Pradesh chief electoral officer has submitted a report to the Election Commission over BJP's Bhopal Lok Sabha candidate Pragya Singh Thakur calling Mahatma Gandhi's killer Nathuram Godse a......
04:48, 05/17/2019

Pragya Thakur, Other Malegaon Accused Told To Attend Court Once A Week The BJP's Pragya Thakur and the six other accused in 2008 Malegaon blasthave been told to be present before the court at least once a week for the proceedings of the case, a special court in Mumbai......
04:48, 05/17/2019

Lineker backs Liverpool to win Champions League "Liverpool are overwhelming favourites to win the Champions League title when they face Tottenham Hotspur in the final in Madrid on June 1, former England striker and television pundit Gary Lineker has said."...
05:00, 05/17/2019

London Bridge inquest: Heroic nurse killed in terror attack set upon by all three knifemen as she tended victim A heroic nurse who died in the London Bridge terror attack told friends she "had to help" moments before she was fatally stabbed while tending to one of the victims, the inquest heard today....
05:00, 05/17/2019

French doctor investigated in 24 poisoning cases French police investigating an anesthesiologist in connection with multiple poisonings have added 17 new cases to their probe, bringing the total under investigation to 24....
05:00, 05/17/2019

Call of Duty Mobile Maps, Game Modes, and More Revealed by Activision Activision has revealed a ton of details about the Call of Duty Mobile game ahead of the game's global beta testing such as game modes, maps, weapons, etc....
05:00, 05/17/2019

NASA Selects 11 US Firms to Build Human Lunar Landers NASA has selected 11 companies including Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin, Elon Musk's SpaceX to develop prototypes of human landers for its Artemis lunar exploration programme....
05:00, 05/17/2019

Ex-MLB star Daisuke Matsuzaka disciplined by Japanese team for playing golf on practice day: report Former Major League Baseball star Daisuke Matsuzaka was reportedly disciplined by his Japanese league team for playing golf on a scheduled practice day....
05:00, 05/17/2019

| Marawa snubbed as host for PSL awards Fresh from his sacking from pay channel SuperSport, Robert Marawa is now set to be overlooked by the PSL for their upcoming end-of-season awards ceremony....
05:16, 05/17/2019

How you and your government can tackle air pollution From walking more to reducing waste, here’s what you can do to make a difference Revealed: air pollution may be damaging every organ and cell in the bodyMost air pollution is produced by the burning of fossil fuels and waste, and this is the focus of...
05:32, 05/17/2019

Some US Cities Are Moving Into Real-Time Facial Surveillance Chinese authorities apply facial-recognition programs to surveillance videos to identify subjects. Now, a report says Chicago and Detroit have purchased their own systems....
05:32, 05/17/2019

Mistakes on your credit report could cost you thousands: How to fix them The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau database that went public after the Equifax data breach in 2017 logged 257,000 consumer complaints in 2018.        ...
05:48, 05/17/2019

BMW launches limited-run M5 Edition 35 Years BMW M5 Edition 35 Years Anniversary version of 616bhp M5 Competition super saloon gets exclusive trim and design features BMW will celebrate 35 years of its M5 super saloon with a limited-run reworking of the 616bhp M5 Competition. The BMW M5 Edit...
06:00, 05/17/2019

Africa's coolest city destinations Many visitors head to Africa for safaris and natural scenery, but its cities pulse with an urban cultural beat you'll love. Here are four spots you shouldn't miss....
06:00, 05/17/2019

Trump delays tariffs on imported autos for six months President Trump faced a Saturday deadline to make a decision on recommendations by the Commerce Department to protect the U.S. auto industry from imports on national security grounds. ...
06:32, 05/17/2019

Masuko to step down as Mitsubishi Motors CEO; Kato to succeed him Mitsubishi Motors said Osamu Masuko will step down as its CEO on June 21 and be replaced by Takao Kato, who is president of its operations in Indonesia. Masuko, 70, will retain his role as chairman of the board, Mitsubishi said in a statement....
06:32, 05/17/2019

Mercedes USA picks China chief Speeks to replace Exler as CEO Nicholas Speeks, 60, a career-long veteran of Mercedes-Benz, takes over from Dietmar Exler, who is leaving the company for a role said to be outside the auto industry....
06:32, 05/17/2019

Croatia's WWII divisions in the open as Merkel visits Croatia's divisions over its World War II legacy will be out in the open when German Chancellor Angela Merkel visits the country to drum up support for moderate, conservative candidates in the upcoming elections to the European Parliament....
06:32, 05/17/2019

Are specialty travel clothes worth the extra cost? Travel clothes are specialty attire – belts, dresses, hats, pants and vests – that can cost 30% to 50% more than comparable department store clothes.        ...
06:32, 05/17/2019

Almost record-breaking number of people expected to travel for Memorial Day The Memorial Day holiday weekend traditionally marks the beginning of the U.S. summer travel season, here's how many people are expected to travel.        ...
06:32, 05/17/2019

7 Best East Indian Foods: Regional Recipes From West Bengal, Odisha, Bihar, Assam And More East Indian Foods: Find here the best of East Indian Foods that you can try at home. From dalma, litti chokha, fish curries to momos and thukpa, we've got it all with key ingredients and a step by......
06:48, 05/17/2019

Olympian runner Jo Pavey accuses Nike of punishing her ‘for being pregnant’ British Olympian runner Jo Pavey accused Nike of punishing female athletes for starting a family after she revealed the brand froze her endorsement money when she became pregnant....
06:48, 05/17/2019

Minecraft Earth makes the whole real world your very own blocky realm When your game tops a hundred million players, your thoughts naturally turn to doubling that number. That’s the case with the creators, or rather stewards, of Minecraft at Microsoft, where the game has become a product category unto itself. An...
07:00, 05/17/2019

Le Mans MotoGP: Maverick Vinales leads crash-filled practice Maverick Vinales topped a crash-filled Friday afternoon MotoGP practice for the French Grand Prix at Le Mans as Yamaha team-mate Valentino Rossi was left facing a possible Q1 appearance again...
07:00, 05/17/2019

Euro Papers: Liverpool 'certain' to snatch Portuguese wonderkid for free "Local Portuguese newspaper Journal de Madeira reckon Liverpool are \u0027certain\u0027 to see off competition and snap up 18-year-old ace Andre Cardoso - on a free transfer - this summer..."...
07:00, 05/17/2019

UEFA defends Baku Europa League final after Arsenal letter "UEFA have defended their decision to stage the Europa League final in Baku following a letter from finalists Arsenal, who sought an explanation from European soccer\u0027s governing body because of the inconvenience caused to their travelling fans."...
07:00, 05/17/2019

How to Choose the Right Platform to Run Your Smart Home Maybe you’re taking your first tentative steps into the smart home market, or maybe you’re expanding what you’ve already got, but at some point you’re going to want to get everything working together—or else be faced with using dozens of different ap...
07:00, 05/17/2019

Bajaj Auto Beats Industry Slowdown, Posts 21 Per Cent Growth In Net Profit Bajaj Auto bucked the trend of an overall industry slowdown and posted better than expected results in the fourth quarter of the financial year 2018-19, as well as overall numbers for FY 2019....
07:16, 05/17/2019

Confused by EU elections? Brexit makes it worse, candidate says The delay to Britain's departure from the European Union has only confused voters who already have little enthusiasm for European Parliament elections, according to Socialist lead candidate Frans Timmermans....
07:16, 05/17/2019

Factbox: The national stakes in the EU elections Beyond determining the balance of power of the next European Parliament, this week's EU elections can have knock-on effects in the domestic politics of Europe's member states. Here are some examples of how the elections play out nationally....
07:16, 05/17/2019

Spain's Sanchez nominates Catalans to chair Congress and Senate Spain's acting prime minister Pedro Sanchez on Friday proposed two Catalan lawmakers as parliamentary speakers, giving an early sense of the prominent role the politically volatile region is likely to play during his mandate....
07:16, 05/17/2019

Manchester restaurant accidentally serves $5,000 bottle of wine A restaurant in Manchester, England accidentally served a group of three businessmen a $5,000 bottle of wine after they had ordered a bottle worth $290....
07:16, 05/17/2019

All You Need To Know About Indian Railways Vikalp Scheme IRCTC booking today: The Vikalp scheme is applicable for those holding train ticket bookings with a "waiting" status. Individuals remaining fully wait-listed after charting are considered for......
07:32, 05/17/2019

Source: Ravens reach deals with FAs Ray, Floyd Shane Ray, a former first-round pick of the Broncos who has 14 career sacks, and WR Michael Floyd, the 13th overall pick in 2012, have agreed to a one-year deals with the Ravens, a source told ESPN....
07:32, 05/17/2019

Brooks Koepka is the monster Tiger Woods created Tiger inspired a generation of golfers. Now one is out to stop him. Say hello to Brooks Koepka, the man standing in Tiger's -- and everyone else's -- way....
07:32, 05/17/2019

Can Kevin Lee cut it at welterweight? Rafael dos Anjos is a former UFC lightweight champion who is struggling at welterweight. Kevin Lee, once a top contender at 155 pounds, is now hoping to make his move upward at 170....
07:32, 05/17/2019

Supporters Celebrate Taiwan’s Same-Sex Marriage Law Taiwan’s legislature approved Asia’s first same-sex marriage law on Friday. Same-sex marriage supporters gathered outside Parliament in Taipei while the vote was in process....
07:32, 05/17/2019

Chelsea midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek says he feels 'more confusion than sadness' after rupturing Achilles Ruben Loftus-Cheek has spoken for the first time since suffering a season-ending injury, with the Chelsea midfielder confirming that his surgery was a success....
07:48, 05/17/2019

FA Cup Final 2019: Predicted XIs and latest team news for Man City vs Watford Fernandinho will hope to return to the Manchester City starting line-up for Saturday's FA Cup Final against Watford as Pep Guardiola's side look to clinch a domestic treble....
07:48, 05/17/2019

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino and Antonio Conte favourites to replace Max Allegri at Juventus Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino and former Chelsea coach Antonio Conte are among the early favourites to take over from Massimiliano Allegri at Juventus...
07:48, 05/17/2019

Watford FA Cup Final defeat hit Graham Taylor really hard... being beaten at Wembley sticks with you If you lose any game at Wembley, it is devastating. It is the worst place to be beaten. But it is strange because you should be pleased to a degree at having got there....
07:48, 05/17/2019

Harlequins forward Alex Dombrandt eyeing Twickenham return after impressive debut season Alex Dombrandt is dreaming of firing Harlequins to Premiership glory at Twickenham next month - just one year after he played a university final at the same venue....
07:48, 05/17/2019

Genius of Pep Guardiola, not money, makes Man City tick… But here's how Watford can spring a shock Let me ask you something. If a club is wealthy and attractive enough to employ the best manager who is then given the funds to buy the best players, does that guarantee success?...
07:48, 05/17/2019

Greek far-left killer in intensive care after hunger strike Greek authorities say a far-left extremist convicted of 11 murders has been placed in intensive care after a 15-day hunger strike that has triggered violent protests by political sympathizers...
08:00, 05/17/2019

EU citizens in UK to use EU vote to have a say on Brexit An election for the European Parliament this month is giving the 3 million Europeans who are living in Britain a chance to pass judgment on the Brexit decision that has left their lives in limbo...
08:00, 05/17/2019

PSG coach: Signing Griezmann is “not realistic” PARIS (AP) — Paris Saint-Germain coach Thomas Tuchel says signing Antoine Griezmann is not a “realistic” goal as the French champion is looking to bolster its defense. The France striker announced this week he is leaving Atletico Madrid b...
08:00, 05/17/2019

Investigators: At least 177 male students sexually abused by now-dead Ohio State team doctor; officials were aware COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Investigators: At least 177 male students sexually abused by now-dead Ohio State team doctor; officials were aware....
08:00, 05/17/2019

Newspaper: Blacks charged more often with disorderly conduct NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — A Virginia newspaper has found that more than half of the state’s disorderly conduct charges were filed against black men and women. The Daily Press in Newport News reported Thursday that more than 2,500 disorderly cond...
08:00, 05/17/2019

Violent weather: Hail, damaging winds, tornadoes expected to hammer swath from Texas to Nebraska Severe storms, with large hail, damaging winds and ground-hugging tornadoes, are expected to hammer major parts of Tornado Alley from Texas to South Dakota Friday in the first round of violent, unsettled weather expected to last into next week. ...
08:00, 05/17/2019

Rita Ora gives acoustic performance in Cannes British pop artist Rita Ora gave an intimate, acoustic performance of her greatest hits at the Cannes Film Festival in France. (16 May)        ...
08:00, 05/17/2019

Montford Point Marines recall segregated Corps Before the U.S. military desegregated, black men who wanted to serve in the Marines had to get their training at a North Carolina base opened specifically for them. (May 17)        ...
08:00, 05/17/2019

Today in History, May 17 Highlights of Today in History: Brown vs. Board of Education ends separate but equal; Watergate hearings begin; NYSE is born; First Kentucky Derby. (May 17)        ...
08:00, 05/17/2019

Bruce Willis gets booed for throwing a baseball poorly, boosts non-celebrity egos worldwide Celebrities live such a idyllic existence that they appear, at times, to actively seek out embarrassment. Consider anyone who agrees to play late night talk show games with Corden or Fallon, having already fulfilled their promotional duties with a st...
08:00, 05/17/2019

Even Robot Drivers Won't Make Ride-Hailing Cheaper Than Owning a Car: Study Robots and the future of ride-hailing, Tesla’s plans for expenses and cost cutting, potential spikes in gas prices on U.S. coasts, emissions wars, and more Nissan-Renault drama. All of this and more in The Morning Shift for Friday, May 17, 2019....
08:16, 05/17/2019

President Trump Has Decided Not to Impose New Tariffs on Cars and Auto Parts – for Now (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump is delaying any decision to impose auto tariffs on car and auto part imports, deciding against ratcheting up trade disputes or impacting talks with European nations and Japan. Trump announced his decision t...
08:16, 05/17/2019

Save 40% on Adobe Creative Cloud now - includes Photoshop, Illustrator and more Let's face it, Adobe is the software company you need on your computer if your job or hobby is a creative one. And Adobe Creative Cloud is its all-singing all-dancing package that has all of your needs covered.If you've been holding off fro...
08:16, 05/17/2019

BT releases brand new affordable fibre broadband deal - but is it the best option? While there is absolutely no doubt that BT holds some of the best broadband deals in the UK, they tend to fall on the slightly costly side of the spectrum. But for those wanting fibre from the well-known ISP without the high prices, there is now anot...
08:16, 05/17/2019

Trump delays imposing auto tariffs on auto imports and parts WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is delaying any decision to impose auto tariffs on car and auto part imports, deciding against ratcheting up trade disputes or impacting talks with European nations and Japan. Trump announced his decision to d...
08:32, 05/17/2019

N4T Investigators: Tainted justice? TUCSON – Dozens of Pima County court cases may have been tainted because of a mistake by the county attorney’s office, according to the county’s chief public defender. “It’s a huge deal and all I need to prove that is put yourself in one ...
08:32, 05/17/2019

TRAFFIC ALERT: Eastbound lanes of I-10 closed tonight TUCSON- The Arizona Department of Transportation is closing part of Interstate 10 tonight. The Eastbound lanes of Interstate 10 between Ina Road and Orange Grove Road will be closed tonight starting at 10 p.m. and will reopen at 5 a.m. Friday morning...
08:32, 05/17/2019

Mati Diop on being the first black woman director in Cannes French-Senegalese director Mati Diop is the first black woman filmmaker in competition in the 72 year-history of the Cannes Film Festival, which she says saddened her at first because her inclusion wasn’t ‘completely natural or normal’...
08:48, 05/17/2019

AOC Guillotines Pharma Exec Over Insane Drug Prices C-SPAN has a reputation for being boring, but when New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is testifying, she makes it her own personal highlight reel, and her taking a Big Pharma head to task for the price of an HIV drug yesterday definitely deserves...
08:48, 05/17/2019

Fox News Man: THE BORDER IS 9/11 The shouty voices of Fox News aren’t known for temperate opinions, so it was only a matter of time before someone compared the manufactured crisis at the border to 9/11. Today’s the day!...
08:48, 05/17/2019

It Sure Seems Like the U.S. Is Trying to Provoke Iran Into a War National Security Advisor John Bolton and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo have spent the last few weeks making the case that Iran is ramping up hostility towards the U.S. and that America will need to take serious action in response. But some people—i...
08:48, 05/17/2019

Baseball play-by-play announcer snags foul ball from the booth What a play by the play-by-play guy! An announcer for the Atlantic League’s Somerset Patriots became part of the action Wednesday night when he bare-handed a screaming foul ball behind home plate during the team’s game against the High Point Rockers ...
08:48, 05/17/2019

How Tacko Fall measured up at the NBA Draft Combine Tacko Fall measured up — literally — at the NBA Draft Combine in Chicago on Thursday. The measurement numbers for the the big man Fall — who burst on the national scene when his Central Florida Knights nearly upset Zion Williamson’s Duke Blue D...
08:48, 05/17/2019

This isn’t first time the Yankees wanted Kendrys Morales Fifteen years ago this coming December, the Yankees fantasized about Kendrys Morales’ swing taking advantage of playing 81 home games at Yankee Stadium. Morales was a switch-hitting free-agent first baseman from Cuba via the Dominican Republic and th...
08:48, 05/17/2019

Changing Pelicans landscape could help Knicks land Anthony Davis CHICAGO — Pelicans coach Alvin Gentry didn’t exactly make a plea to Anthony Davis remaining with the Pelicans. In saying after the lottery that the situation will be ironed out, Gentry never once said he wishes Davis will be back. The Knicks are moni...
08:48, 05/17/2019

Mike Breen prefers focus on Warriors’ brilliance, not uncertain future Kevin Durant’s time with the Warriors may be ending soon, but their dynasty appears to be going nowhere. It was just a week ago Stephen Curry’s shooting slump was threatening to drag Golden State down in its series with Houston. But since Durant has ...
08:48, 05/17/2019

Ohio State team doctor sexually abused 177 students over decades, report finds Independent report finds the school "had knowledge" of sexually abusive treatment as early as 1979, "but reports about Strauss' conduct were not elevated beyond the Athletics Department or Student Health until 1996."...
08:48, 05/17/2019

Howard Stern's wife Beth writes note to slain rescue dog: 'My heart is broken' Animal lover Beth Ostrosky Stern penned a heart-rending Instagram post Thursday to the rescue dog that prosecutors say was beaten to death on Long Island, telling the tragic pooch, “What happened to you was unimaginable.”...
09:00, 05/17/2019

Commentary: Novartis CEO says gene therapies promise to upend US health system, pricing structure The current global health system treats chronic diseases with a pay-as-you-go model, spreading costs over months and years. It's unprepared to pay for a surge of new, single-treatment therapies with the potential to provide a lifetime of benefit...
09:00, 05/17/2019

Grumpy Cat, Whose Frown Made the Internet Smile, Dies After Infection Grumpy Cat, whose seemingly unamused facial expressions shot her to viral fame in 2012, has died at the age of seven, her owners have said. Grumpy Cat, real name Tardar Sauce, died following complications from a urinary tract infection on Tuesday in ...
09:00, 05/17/2019

As If! Clueless x K-Swiss Sneakers Have Us Totally Buggin' We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
09:16, 05/17/2019

Grumpy Cat: internet’s most famous cat dies aged seven – video obituary Grumpy Cat has died aged seven. She became an internet sensation in 2012 when images of her downturned mouth and unimpressed expression emerged on Reddit. She soon became the universal digital shorthand for displeasure, with thousands of memes and gi...
09:16, 05/17/2019

Latest Target of Russian Vote Meddling: A Children’s Singing Contest A Russian broadcaster canceled the result of “The Voice Kids” after an investigation revealed that fan voting had been subject to “massive” manipulation....
09:16, 05/17/2019

Motor racing: Visser heads Chadwick in W Series practice at Zolder Dutch racer Beitske Visser ended the practice domination of inaugural W Series race winner Jamie Chadwick on Friday ahead of the second round of the all-female championship at Zolder in Belgium....
09:32, 05/17/2019

Golf-Johnson makes early move on leader Koepka at PGA Championship World number one Dustin Johnson charged up the PGA Championship leaderboard on Friday with a sizzling start that left him three shots back of overnight leader Brooks Koepka midway through his second round....
09:32, 05/17/2019

Tennis: Osaka pulls out of Rome quarters with hand injury World number one Naomi Osaka pulled out of the Italian Open quarter-finals on Friday with a right thumb injury, casting doubts over her participation in this month's French Open....
09:32, 05/17/2019

MLB roundup: Yelich homers twice as Brewers pound Phillies Christian Yelich homered twice, and Yasmani Grandal added a homer and four RBIs as the visiting Milwaukee Brewers won their third in a row with an 11-3 victory Thursday over the Philadelphia Phillies....
09:32, 05/17/2019

International labor organization criticizes 2020 Olympics working conditions Construction workers are living in a 'culture of fear' and work for long hours in perilous conditions building Tokyo 2020 Olympic venues, according to a report from a leading international labor organization....
09:32, 05/17/2019

|SAyieldsrise,Eskom'sfallasbailouttalkgrows Yields on Eskom’s dollar bonds traded near one-year lows while those on government debt jumped amid renewed speculation that the South African government may take over the cash-strapped electricity company’s debt....
09:32, 05/17/2019

Oil set for weekly gain on threat of Mideast supply disruptions Oil prices steadied on Friday, with both benchmarks on track for a weekly gain on rising concerns over potential further supply disruptions in Middle East shipments due to U.S.-Iran political tensions....
09:32, 05/17/2019

Overstock CEO justifies stock sale, vows never to give 'an explanation again' Overstock.com Inc Chief Executive Officer Patrick Byrne, lashing out at shareholders questioning his sale of a big block of stock this week that sent the company's shares into a nosedive, said on Friday he had to supplement his "nominal salary" and v...
09:32, 05/17/2019

Two games temporarily leave Epic Games Store during first-ever sale Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines 2 took itself off of the Epic Games Store temporarily rather than take part in the recent "Mega Sale" Epic's first "Mega Sale," launched yesterday, is causing some pricing and availability hiccups for a few pub...
09:32, 05/17/2019

Evening Standard New Homes Awards 2019: London Square wins top prize for The Glasshouse apartment in Caledonian Road The Evening Standard New Homes Awards winning projects have been revealed, with a two-bedroom apartment in Caledonian Road selected as this year's Grand Prix winner....
09:32, 05/17/2019

Britain's Guardian newspaper tells staff to avoid saying 'climate change,' use 'climate emergency, crisis or breakdown' instead Britain's Guardian newspaper is officially changing its language concerning climate change, opting to call it instead “climate emergency, crisis or breakdown.”...
09:48, 05/17/2019

Trump says he hopes there is no war with Iran — a more cautious tone than his advisers U.S. President Donald Trump says he hopes the U.S. is not on a path to war with Iran amid fears that his two most hawkish advisers could be angling for such a conflict with the Islamic Republic....
10:00, 05/17/2019

Samsung Galaxy S10e review: Better biometrics and ergonomics than the S10 Plus at the cost of battery life The Samsung Galaxy S10e may be the best new Samsung phone for the masses with a reasonable price, small size, excellent cameras, and more. The flat screen and fingerprint scanner may even make it more appealing than the high end S10 Plus....
10:16, 05/17/2019

Michigan study: Consumer sentiment this month hits 15-year high A new study Friday said U.S. consumer sentiment has risen to its highest level in 15 years, introducing some positive economic news after negative figures for retail sales this month....
10:16, 05/17/2019

San Francisco Mayor London Breed answers rising homelessness with new housing efforts The city of San Francisco has announced a new initiative to fight homelessness after a new report showed the population of those living without permanent shelter has increased by nearly 20 percent in the last two years....
10:16, 05/17/2019

Federal court to hear challenge to Donald Trump's emergency declaration A California federal judge will hear Friday the first of several court challenges to President Donald Trump's effort to fund a border wall by declaring a national emergency....
10:16, 05/17/2019

What we probably won't learn from the 'Game of Thrones' finale From Qyburn's mad experiments to the fate of long forgotten characters like Meera Reed and Edmure Tully, we rounded up all the show's loose ends.        ...
10:16, 05/17/2019

'The Big Bang Theory' hits the road before coming home in its series finale Amy and Sheldon achieved their Nobel dream in the series finale of 'The Big Bang Theory,' which wrapped up its 12-season run on CBS on May 16.        ...
10:16, 05/17/2019

'The Big Bang Theory' ends in a familiar place - but with a new twist 'The Big Bang Theory' crew finished the show's 12-season run in a familiar place, but the show's theme song had a new sound in the series finale.        ...
10:16, 05/17/2019

Barr: The allegation I lied to Congress is 'laughable' Attorney General William Barr is making clear he’s not losing sleep over Democrats’ strident opposition to his job performance.In an interview with Fox News that aired Friday, Barr said he wasn’t worried about the near certainty that the House will v...
10:16, 05/17/2019

Stephen Colbert, Jimmy Kimmel roast Bill de Blasio over 2020 bid Bill de Blasio’s longshot presidential aspirations became fodder for late-night television on both coasts Thursday night. In their respective roasts, Jimmy Kimmel and Stephen Colbert pointed to a recent poll that showed 76% of New Yorkers don’t want ...
10:32, 05/17/2019

Grumpy Cat lives forever on the internet. These were some of her best memes Grumpy Cat may be gone, but the feline star lives on forever thanks to the internet. These were some of the best memes starring Grumpy Cat.        ...
10:32, 05/17/2019

Few veterans use weight loss medicine despite great need, study says Fewer than 1 percent of veterans who need of weight loss management medication actually use them, despite the growing weight problem among that group....
10:32, 05/17/2019

Oil Inches Higher, on Track for Weekly Gain Oil prices were on track for a fourth consecutive advance, boosted by geopolitical uncertainty surrounding supply from Iran and Venezuela despite some cautious sentiment about continuing trade talks....
10:32, 05/17/2019

Boris Johnson clear favorite among UK Conservative members to success PM May: poll Boris Johnson, a prominent leader of the Brexit campaign and former foreign minister, is the top choice among members of Britain's ruling Conservative Party to replace Theresa May as prime minister, according to a poll published on Friday....
10:32, 05/17/2019

What Panama’s Worst Drought Means for Its Canal’s Future A severe drought this year led to restrictions for the Panama Canal. The rains are now returning, but weather patterns are likely to make limits more commonplace in years to come....
10:32, 05/17/2019

A Battered but Unbowed Justin Trudeau Vows to Stay the Course in Canada His poll standings are in free fall, and a dispute with a female cabinet minister raised questions about his leadership, but the Canadian prime minister remains confident....
10:32, 05/17/2019

‘Big Bang Theory’, most watched comedy in U.S., ends 12-year run with sentimental finale It was a sentimental finale on Thursday to television comedy series "The Big Bang Theory" that left fans in tears of delight. WARNING: Spoiler alert....
10:48, 05/17/2019

MLB weekend gives wagerers sneak peek of October in May A huge weekend in American League baseball begins Friday night when the New York Yankees host the Tampa Bay Rays, and the Houston Astros visit the Boston Red Sox. According to betting markets, those are four of the five teams most likely to win the A...
10:48, 05/17/2019

Shamorie Ponds faces steep NBA draft climb; Knicks not yet involved CHICAGO — St. John’s star guard Shamorie Ponds was supposed to work out for the Knicks last spring, but a conflict arose with another NBA team and he never got the chance. Disappointed by his reviews, Ponds wound up pulling his name from the draft an...
10:48, 05/17/2019

Giants’ offseason workouts will begin without Nate Solder The Giants will be without their starting left tackle this spring, as Nate Solder underwent arthroscopic surgery to clean up bone spurs in his ankle. He is expected to return to full health by training camp this summer, The Post confirmed. NFL Networ...
10:48, 05/17/2019

Million Disgruntled "Game Of Thrones" Fans Want To "Dracarays" Season 8 If more than three-quarter of a million disgruntled "Game of Thrones" fans had their way, dragons would unmercifully torch the eighth season of the HBO hit, screaming an endless stream of firestorm......
10:48, 05/17/2019

French Doctor Suspected In 17 More Poisoning Cases A French doctor already under investigation for poisoning seven patients has been charged with poisoning 17 more people at a clinic in eastern France, one of his lawyers said....
10:48, 05/17/2019

"Build America" Visa Replaces Green Card In Trump's New US Entry Plan Donald Trump has said he will replace the existing green cards with 'Build America' visa, as the US President unveiled a new merit and points-based immigration policy that seeks to increase the quota......
10:48, 05/17/2019

How Some Generic Drugs Could Do More Harm Than Good For the 16 years that Dr. Brian Westerberg, a Canadian surgeon, worked volunteer missions at the Mulago National Referral Hospital in Kampala, Uganda, scarcity was the norm. The patients usually exceeded the 1,500 allotted beds. Running water was onc...
11:00, 05/17/2019

His appeal to masses is obvious, but the John Daly show is getting old at PGA Championship At the PGA Championship, there is a sense that John Daly's act is tired, that he is afforded courtesies that his conduct cost him any right to expect.        ...
11:00, 05/17/2019

Solution for remotely monitoring oil wells wins MIT $100K The winner of Wednesday’s MIT $100K Entrepreneurship Competition was a startup helping oil well owners remotely monitor and control the pumping of their wells, increasing production while reducing equipment failures and cutting methane emissions. ...
11:00, 05/17/2019

West Point set to see record number of black women graduate Class of 2019 will include 34 female African America graduates, the largest in the military academy’s history, and 19 Hispanic womenThe US Military Academy at West Point is set to see a record number of black women graduate this spring. The group of ...
11:16, 05/17/2019