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Donald Trump’s frustration with social media companies including Twitter Inc. only goes so far: aides say he has no intention, at least right now, to stop tweeting....

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Deutsche Bank, massive payoffs and being rewarded for failure Public outrage at departing financial executives receiving millions is often palpable. Yet grappling with the issue is harder than it looks in an industry that serves itself above all others....
02:48, 07/12/2019

U.S. equity funds add $1.7 billion ahead of Fed chair testimony: BAML Investors pumped money into bonds and equities in the week to Wednesday with U.S. stock funds adding $1.7 billion, Bank of America Merrill Lynch said on Friday, as markets tried to weigh hopes for......
03:00, 07/12/2019

A Hacked Japanese Cryptocurrency Exchange Just Lost $32 Million of Virtual Money (TOKYO) — A Japanese cryptocurrency exchange has reported a hack causing the loss of 3.5 billion yen, or $32 million, worth of virtual money. Tokyo-based Remixpoint, which runs the BITPoint exchange as well as travel, used car and energy busine...
03:32, 07/12/2019

Residents at a 55+ living complex in Colorado are upset about a new noise ban being enforced (KUSA)   Residents at a 55+ living complex in Louisville, Colorado are upset about a new noise ban being enforced. The ban restricts all loud conversation, laughter and television sound in common areas of the complex. Some residents are outraged by t...
03:48, 07/12/2019

The Lion King, Aziz Ansari and Emeli Sande Stevie embraces his inner lion cub in preparation for the live-action remake of The Lion King. Stranger Things continues to offer mullet-based conundrums for Bethany, and Katie takes a look at Aziz Ansari as he makes his showbiz comeback - with a mix...
03:48, 07/12/2019

Graham: Republicans likely to take back the House in 2020 Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C. advised President Trump to "be quiet" and show up for reelection in 2020, responding to policies that Democrats are proposing....
03:48, 07/12/2019

I’m excited about this portable bidet because toilet paper is fucking disgusting Every time I travel overseas, from my home base in India, I’m distressed by the thought of having to use only toilet paper to clean up below the belt. It’s gross, uncomfortable, and a lot less effective than using a bidet or a handheld water spray – ...
04:00, 07/12/2019

Lenovo fuels the first PC sales increase in six months The PC market has been pretty gloomy of late, but global shipments went up by at least 1.5 percent after two down quarters, according to Gartner and IDC. Lenovo led the pack with a 25 percent share, followed by HP and Dell with 22.2 and 16.9 percent,...
04:00, 07/12/2019

Luminar's cheap LiDAR could be a big boost for autonomous vehicles LiDAR (laser pulse-based radar) is an essential component of autonomous driving, as it's what vehicles use to detect obstacles like other cars or pedestrians in order to navigate around them. But LiDAR systems aren't cheap. Now, autonomous ...
04:00, 07/12/2019

Young Afghan General Tries to Reform Police With American Way of War Coming up through elite U.S. and British training, he is a favorite of Western commanders. But his police forces are under siege, and corruption is still a problem....
04:00, 07/12/2019

Beyond the Confetti: The Dark Side of Startup Success The swashbuckling creativity that drives many entrepreneurs can come with inner demons, including depression, substance abuse and other mental-health struggles....
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First Look At The New Death Note One-Shot Manga Death Note ended in 2006, but manga artist Takeshi Obata is bringing it back for a one-shot manga. Obata collaborated with writer Tsugumi Ohba to create the manga back in 2003. At a new art exhibition celebrating Obata’s work, panels from the forthco...
04:32, 07/12/2019

Will Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal serve up another Wimbledon epic? Echoes of 2008 will reverberate around Wimbledon on Friday, when Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal step out on Centre Court for a repeat of what many regard as the greatest tennis match of all time....
04:32, 07/12/2019

Iran cleric says U.K. will be 'slapped in the face' for seizure of its tanker: TV Britain will soon be "slapped in the face" for the capture of an Iranian supertanker last week, Iranian state TV quoted a cleric as saying on Friday, amid heightened tension between Iran and the West in the Gulf....
05:00, 07/12/2019

Pakistani judge who jailed former PM sacked over blackmail claims A senior Pakistani judge was sacked on Friday following a scandal over blackmail claims relating to the jailing of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on corruption charges, the law ministry said....
05:00, 07/12/2019

Five sent to hospital on sixth day of Pamplona bull run One man was gored and at least four other people were sent to hospital with injuries following the sixth day of the running of the bulls at the San Fermin festival in the northern Spanish city of......
05:16, 07/12/2019

Tropical Storm Barry could become hurricane before smashing Louisiana coast Tropical Storm Barry is strengthening Friday as it makes its way toward the Gulf Coast — and it could even intensify to a hurricane just before it makes landfall along the Louisiana coast, forecasters predict. The storm, packing maximum sustain...
05:16, 07/12/2019

One thing every MLB team needs to do in the second half As baseball's second half gets underway, a look at something that every team should try doing over the final three months of the season.       ...
05:32, 07/12/2019

Court upholds Albanian club's 10-year UEFA ban for fixing The Court of Arbitration for Sport has upheld Skenderbeu's 10-year ban from UEFA competitions for widespread fixing of domestic and European matches       ...
05:32, 07/12/2019

British GP: Gasly fastest practice, Grosjean crashes in pits Red Bull driver Pierre Gasly was fastest in first practice for the British Grand Prix as Romain Grosjean crashed his Haas in the pit lane       ...
05:32, 07/12/2019

China June rare earth exports rise, snapping two months of declines China's rare earth exports rose by 9% in June from May, customs data showed on Friday, snapping two months of declines that had stoked worries over supply from the world's top producer of the materials amid the Sino-U.S. trade dispute....
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China's June coal imports fall as local miners boost output China's June coal imports fell 1.4% from May to 27.1 million tonnes, official data showed on Friday, as local miners boosted output to ensure adequate supply ahead of summer....
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China June new loans rise to three-month, still below forecasts New bank loans in China rose to a three-month high in June as policymakers sought to keep ample funds in the financial system to support the slowing economy amid rising U.S. trade pressure....
05:32, 07/12/2019

Zionism row council worker was unfairly fired, says tribunal A council worker filmed at a pro-Jeremy Corbyn demonstration saying that Zionists "collaborated" with the Nazis was wrongly sacked, an employment tribunal has ruled....
05:32, 07/12/2019

eBay says Prime Day is mostly deals on ‘random stuff nobody really wants’ eBay is bringing the heat this year as part of its rivalry with Amazon ahead of the latter’s two-day Prime Day 2019, which will offer Amazon Prime subscribers more than a million deals and kicks off at midnight PT on Monday, July 15. In a new a...
05:32, 07/12/2019

Jackdaniel and Tiamarie: why giving your child an unusual name can be risky A couple in Hull have been mocked for accidentally naming their children after drinks brands. People are looking to go beyond Archie or Lily – but how far is too far?‘Kids should have a different name; there are so many Archies, so many Lilys.” So sa...
06:00, 07/12/2019

53C heat and melted shoes: is the 135-mile Badwater the world's toughest race? Welcome to the Badwater Ultramarathon: a 135-mile non-stop race over three mountain ranges in sweltering mid-summer desert heat with a vertical ascent of 13,000 feetAt 9.30pm on 23 July 2018, the second wave of runners lined up at Badwater Basin in D...
06:00, 07/12/2019

Falling in love is the world’s best natural high | Hannah Jane Parkinson Romantic love is a hormonal rush that screws you up. It is basically awful and yet also the best experience there isIf you search online for “falling in love”, the first result returned is: “What are the symptoms of falling in love?” Symptoms. Becaus...
06:00, 07/12/2019

Experience: I tunnelled under the Berlin Wall My real fear was the border guards and Stasi, who were listening for movement beneath the ground and digging their own tunnels to intercept oursIn 1961, I was 21 and studying civil engineering in East Germany. I was desperate to escape to the west; t...
06:00, 07/12/2019

Newly-Discovered 'Vibranium' Fish Named in Honor of Wakanda While SCUBA diving off the coast of Zanzibar, marine biologist Luiz Rocha saw a fish he had never seen before. He sent a photograph to his collaborator Yi-Kai Tea, currently a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Sydney, who confirmed that it was a n...
06:00, 07/12/2019

U.S. soccer star Allie Long robbed of wedding ring, key to NYC United States Women's National Team soccer star Allie Long said her wedding ring, cash and her key to New York City were stolen from her hotel room during the team's victory celebrations....
06:00, 07/12/2019

Volkswagen To Build New Plant In Turkey - Report German carmaker Volkswagen is planning to build a multi-brand production plant in Turkey, a German trade magazine reported on Friday without citing sources....
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Man uses password breaking software to hack women's online accounts A man gained unauthorized access to more than 100 women’s digital accounts, all of which were password protected, according to a statement this week from Assistant U.S. Attorney Melissa M. Marangola....
06:16, 07/12/2019

Teamgroup 1TB SSD is now the cheapest on the planet Head over to Newegg (rather than Amazon) in order to buy the cheapest 1TB solid state drive in the world. The Team Group L5 3D Lite costs only $76.99, a 21% drop from its non-sale price of $96.99. It comes with free shipping in the US and you won...
06:16, 07/12/2019

Best budgeting software of 2019 When it comes to budgeting for the home and family it can get a little tricky, especially with all the paperwork such as receipts and statements. Doing all this by hand can be a headache, but luckily there is budgeting software out there to make the ...
06:16, 07/12/2019

"What Is Happening Is Political Prostitution": Goa Congress Lawmaker Amid reports of Goa Forward Party (GFP) legislators being dropped from the cabinet soon, Goa Forward president and Deputy Chief Minister Vijai Sardesai and two of his party legislators met Congress......
06:16, 07/12/2019

R&B singer R. Kelly arrested in Chicago, reportedly on federal sex-crime charges Grammy Award-winning singer R. Kelly, who already faces state sexual assault charges, has been arrested in Chicago on federal charges after having been indicted there and in Brooklyn, New York, a law enforcement source said on Friday....
06:16, 07/12/2019

Trump’s big deal gets battered by 2020 Dems and Pelosi The Democratic presidential primary is becoming a big problem for what would be President Donald Trump’s premier bipartisan achievement. The leading White House contenders are amping up their opposition to the U.S.-Mexico-Canada agreement, which has...
06:16, 07/12/2019

With Canada’s military justice system in limbo, cases are being dropped or reduced The Supreme Court of Canada is to decide whether the country's military justice system is constitutional. As the military waits, charges are being dropped....
06:32, 07/12/2019

Migrant children still being separated from parents at border More than a year after the Trump administration ended a controversial policy that led to hundreds of family separations, as many as five migrant children per day continue to be separated from their parents at the border....
06:32, 07/12/2019

Ex-cemetery manager charged with scamming widower out of $2,500 A former Connecticut cemetery manager accused of desecrating gravesites faces fresh charges that she pocketed $2,500 from a grieving widower who thought he was buying a burial plot next to his wife. Luis Castillo forked over $1,150 to Dale LaPrade in...
06:48, 07/12/2019

'The Farewell' shows off Awkwafina and finds truths in a lie "The Farewell" will inevitably inspire references to "Crazy Rich Asians," featuring a predominantly Asian cast, a wedding, lots of big mouth-watering meals and Awkwafina. The similarities, however, pretty much end there, in a small, melancholy movie ...
06:48, 07/12/2019

Huawei Calls on US to Lift Export Restrictions The chairman of Huawei said Friday the Chinese tech giant has yet to see any benefit from President Donald Trump's promise to allow US companies to sell some components to the company....
06:48, 07/12/2019

Hubble Space Telescope Finds Mysterious Black Hole Disc Using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, astronomers have discovered a disc very close to a starving black hole - something that should not be there - based on current astronomical theories....
06:48, 07/12/2019

Google Resumes Android Q Beta 5 Rollout for All Pixel Phones Android Q Beta 5 was originally released on Wednesday with the final Android Q developer APIs and a list of updates to the gesture navigation system....
06:48, 07/12/2019

Peugeot 208 1.2 Puretech GT Line 2020 review Supermini has a great interior and quite a lot of dynamic promise, but Peugeot knows there’s more to do on these prototypes At the first showing of the new Peugeot 208, the French firm brought along a 205 GTi to display alongside it. That was a bol...
06:48, 07/12/2019

Trump's tank sale to Taiwan is a boon for Ohio manufacturing The Trump administration's proposed sale of 108 M1A2T Abrams tanks to Taiwan not only serves a national security purpose — it is also a major boost to the Ohio manufacturing sector....
06:48, 07/12/2019

Griezmann joins Barcelona from Atletico Madrid Barcelona says forward Antoine Griezmann has agreed to join the Spanish champions after it paid his buyout clause to free him from rival Atletico Madrid....
07:00, 07/12/2019

Bahrain 'strongly condemns' what it calls Iranian attempt to intercept British tanker Bahrain said on Friday it "strongly condemned" what it called an Iranian attempt to intercept a British tanker in the Gulf, according to a statement from its foreign ministry....
07:00, 07/12/2019

UK says it does not want to increase tension with Iran Britain is not seeking to escalate the situation with Iran, foreign minister Jeremy Hunt said on Friday, as tensions continue between London and Tehran over a seized Iranian tanker and the passage of vessels through the Strait of Hormuz....
07:00, 07/12/2019

Pastor who volunteers at Florida migrant shelter blasted by Dems says care at facility is ‘phenomenal’ Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren described detained kids at the Homestead, Fla. migrant shelter as treated "like little prisoners," but a pastor who has been volunteering at the shelter since former President Barack Obama was in off...
07:00, 07/12/2019

Vonnen’s hybrid power makes this Porsche 911 even quicker A Porsche 911 is, by design, a pure sports car. Since 1963, the automaker hasn't deviated from building exciting two-door sportscar rockets. But not all of the 911 community is satisfied with what comes out of the factory in Stuttgart, Germany....
07:16, 07/12/2019

Hulu launches new live TV guide and reintroduces 4K streaming Hulu has launched a new Live Guide showing which live TV shows are available to watch on the streaming service right now and also what's coming up in the next two weeks....
07:16, 07/12/2019

Smoke blankets the sky as wildfire on Hawaii’s Maui Island forces evacuations The 3,000 acre brush fire in Maui's central valley was uncontrolled Thursday night, Maui Mayor Mike Victorino told a news conference. He said firefighters would monitor it overnight but that it was too dangerous to battle the blaze in the dark....
07:16, 07/12/2019

'Artists don't value it': pop accused of taking advantage of dancers Vague promises of ‘exposure’ used as cover for poor pay and insecure working conditions, Guardian toldLast year, one of pop’s rising stars was heading to London for a show and needed local dancers to accompany her. The singer’s management only wanted...
07:48, 07/12/2019

We've been expecting you: Christoph Waltz returning as Blofeld for Bond 25 007’s nemesis from Spectre has been spotted at Pinewood Studios in London, where the latest James Bond movie is being shotThe much-rumoured return of Christoph Waltz’s Blofeld to the James Bond series appears to have been confirmed after the actor wa...
07:48, 07/12/2019

Ford and VW Agree to Share Costs of Self-Driving and Electric Cars A deal announced Friday is an example of how carmakers are joining forces to survive a major shift in technology. But can two longtime rivals cooperate?...
08:00, 07/12/2019

Mark Cuban: Breaking up Big Tech would actually give them more power If Washington prohibited the sale of data as part of any antitrust actions, the tech companies would then be "forced to keep the data to themselves," says the billionaire tech entrepreneur....
08:00, 07/12/2019

VW Ups Its Investment in Ford's Self-Driving Car Unit Volkswagen has agreed to invest around $2.6 billion in Ford’s autonomous-vehicle partner, Argo AI, in a deal that expands an alliance struck earlier this year and values the startup at $7 billion....
08:00, 07/12/2019

German Companies From Deutsche Bank to BMW Grapple With Setbacks German efficiency has taken a hit this year as many of the country’s most recognizable corporations have faced setbacks, hurt by a slowing local economy, questionable business decisions and digital troubles....
08:00, 07/12/2019

Trump's Criticism of the Fed Hasn't Shifted Perception of Its Independence, Economists Say President Trump’s repeated attacks on the Federal Reserve haven’t significantly damaged perceptions of  the central bank’s independence, according to economists surveyed by The Wall Street Journal....
08:00, 07/12/2019

Takeaways From Fed Chief's Two Days on Capitol Hill Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell completed two days of testimony on Capitol Hill this week. Here are five things learned from his exchanges with lawmakers....
08:00, 07/12/2019

New York Yankees legend Mariano Rivera reveals why he supports Israel Hall of Fame pitcher Mariano Rivera revealed in an interview Tuesday he’s a big supporter of Israel and explained how his faith helped him develop a deep connection to the country....
08:00, 07/12/2019

Ford to build electric cars on VW’s MEB platform in 2023 News 12 Jul, 2019 Ford will “design and build at least one high-volume fully electric vehicle in Europe” using VW’s MEB platform in 2023...
08:16, 07/12/2019

NFL puts full-time referee program on hold amid labor talks Those who want to see full-time referees in the NFL will have to wait a little longer. The NFL has put its full-time officials program on hold while it engages in ongoing labor talks with the NFL Referees Association, according to ESPN. The program, ...
08:32, 07/12/2019

The UK ambassador scandal will make diplomats think twice before hitting send Diplomacy was dealt a hammer blow this week, and Kim Darroch's sudden departure from Washington will have many diplomats wondering if they could be next....
08:32, 07/12/2019

As monsoon rains pound Rohingya refugee camps, UN food relief agency steps up aid Since 4 July, heavy monsoon rains and wind have pounded the refugee camps in Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar, with deaths, displacement and major damage following in their wake, the World Food Programme (WFP) said on Friday....
08:48, 07/12/2019

Red Bull's Verstappen: Promising to be so close after poor Friday Max Verstappen says it was "promising" to be so close to Ferrari and Mercedes in Formula 1 British Grand Prix practice, despite enduring "one of the worst" Fridays of 2019...
08:48, 07/12/2019

Podcast: British GP live with Antonio Giovinazzi and Gary Anderson Alfa Romeo Formula 1 driver Antonio Giovinazzi and former technical director Gary Anderson appear on Autosport's live British Grand Prix podcast, recorded at the F1 Racing Fan Village...
08:48, 07/12/2019

Haus Laboratories Model Erin Eliopulos On The “Electric” Experience Of Working With Lady Gaga Gaga treated the diverse cast, including Chavi St Hill, Sveta Matiunina, Jake and Joseph Dupont, Fish Fiorucci, Kiddy Akita Lou, Korbel André Bastian and Nyajock Koang, like friends...
09:00, 07/12/2019

R. Kelly Accused of Paying Off Family at Center of His 2008 Trial Two new federal indictments charge the R&B singer with making child pornography, obstructing justice and other crimes relating to sex with underage girls....
09:00, 07/12/2019

Fred's will close 129 stores and hold clearance sales. Here's a map of each location Discount retailer Fred's said it will close another 129 stores and hold clearance sales as the company works to repay debt and diversify its product selection....
09:16, 07/12/2019

VW invests $2.6 billion in Argo AI as part of self-driving vehicle alliance with Ford Argo said VW was investing $1 billion and contributing its European self-driving unit, valued at $1.6 billion. The deal gives Argo a $7 billion valuation.Read More...
09:16, 07/12/2019

Fire Emblem: Three Houses hands-on — conveniences and calendars PREVIEW: Fire Emblem: Fates was a safe sequel to the excellent Fire Emblem: Awakening, but Three Houses looks to make some interesting changes to Nintendo’s strategy franchise. Fire Emblem: Three Houses comes out for the Switch on July 26. I...
09:16, 07/12/2019

Trump’s summit shows he needs the tech giants as much as they need him | Carl Miller The White House social-media conference showed that big tech’s power will not be diminished any time soonYesterday, Donald Trump convened a summit at the White House, its remit: “a robust conversation on the opportunities and challenges of today’s on...
09:16, 07/12/2019

Arctic wildfires emitted as much CO2 in June as Sweden does in a year Wildfires this year have been at an unusual intensity despite being common in the northern hemisphere between May and OctoberArctic wildfires, some the size of 100,000 football pitches, emitted as much carbon dioxide (CO2) last month as the country o...
09:16, 07/12/2019

Storm Barry is heading towards New Orleans – how big is the risk? Almost 14 years after Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans faces possible disaster again, with huge rainfall and Tropical Storm Barry posing twin threats to the city...
09:16, 07/12/2019

PC shipments grew in Q2, fueled by tariff concerns and Windows 7 migrations End of extended support for Windows 7 is just six months away, giving a modest boost to the PC market, though concern over potential tariffs sent shipments higher....
09:32, 07/12/2019

'Unjust and unfair': China's Huawei calls on Trump to lift export restrictions Huawei said the Chinese tech giant called on President Donald Trump to remove the company from a security blacklist.       ...
09:32, 07/12/2019

Let's face it, Walmart has already lost its battle with Amazon Walmart has adapted somewhat to meet the Amazon omnichannel challenge, but it's unwilling to fundamentally change how it operates.       ...
09:32, 07/12/2019

Brazil gears up to enhance data analytics to tackle benefit fraud Interoperability and workforce training to use more data in decision-making are at the core of projects underpinning the reform of the country's pension system....
09:32, 07/12/2019

Saddle Up: Lil Nas X Is Going to Remix 'Old Town Road' Till He Can't No More Just when you thought you were tired of “Old Town Road,” Lil Nas X has dropped yet another remix that threatens to give the 14-week number 1 an even longer run at the top of the Billboard Hot 100. This time, Young Thug and Mason Ramsey (you know him ...
09:32, 07/12/2019

Paul Ryan Continues His Ascent From Slug to Spineless Jellyfish in New Book on Trump There is a saying in the streets for when someone talks trash about a person they were scared to fight after that adversary isn’t around to harm them....
09:32, 07/12/2019

‘He’s not controversial, he’s truthful’: Trump praises far-right voices at ‘social media summit’ President Donald Trump used a White House conference Thursday to applaud far-right social media provocateurs even as he conceded that some of them are extreme in their views....
09:32, 07/12/2019

Saudi Arabia and Russia among 37 states backing China's Xinjiang policy Saudi Arabia, Russia and 35 other states have written to the United Nations supporting China's policies in its western region of Xinjiang, according to a copy of the letter seen by Reuters on Friday, in contrast to strong Western criticism....
09:48, 07/12/2019

China to impose sanctions on U.S. firms that sell arms to Taiwan China said on Friday it would impose sanctions on U.S. firms involved in a deal to sell $2.2 billion worth of tanks, missiles and related equipment to Taiwan, saying it harmed China's sovereignty and national security....
09:48, 07/12/2019

England netball stars determined to lift nation like Lionesses, says Helen Housby England's netballers gathered on one of the opening nights of their pre-World Cup camp to watch their compatriots in the semi-finals of football's big event....
10:00, 07/12/2019

Trump to discuss immigration with Guatemalan president at White House on Monday U.S. President Donald Trump will meet with Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales at the White House on Monday for talks on immigration and security, the White House said on Friday....
10:00, 07/12/2019

Alex Acosta resigns as labor secretary over role in Jeffrey Epstein plea deal U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta resigned Friday amid increasing scrutiny over a plea agreement he made years ago with billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein, when Acosta was a federal prosecutor in Florida....
10:16, 07/12/2019

Ask the Captain: What's the point of no return if a plane loses power? Captain John Cox explains what pilots do in the event they lose power and whether the working engine is inspected after a flight when the other fails.       ...
10:16, 07/12/2019

Explore Viking Cruises' new Viking Jupiter ship From snowy saunas to Norwegian cuisine, Viking Jupiter promises an authentic, high-end experience like no other. Here's a sneak peek.       ...
10:16, 07/12/2019

|Mboweni:State-ownedbankwilltacklesectordiscrimination Finance Minister Tito Mboweni says National Treasury has agreed to start the process of developing a state-owned commercial bank, with Deputy Finance Minister David Masondo in charge of the process....
10:32, 07/12/2019

|SA's12'mostloved'localbusinesses-Santamsurvey Small and medium sized local commercial businesses play a vital role in the SA economy and a new report tries to establish what makes consumers big fans of the companies they love. Is your favourite among them?...
10:32, 07/12/2019

Some lunatics are performing Face/Off in iambic pentameter for New Yorkers this weekend Shakespeare is responsible for some of the finest drama in the history of the English language. Still, despite the breadth of his work, The Bard never did manage to write the most important story ever told: The tale of an FBI agent and terrorist surg...
10:32, 07/12/2019

Found: All the happy little Bob Ross paintings Before Bob Ross’ death in 1995, he had hosted the popular PBS series The Joy Of Painting for 11 years. For each episode - and there were over 400 of them, in total - he painted a picture step-by-step for his audience. Furthermore, each of those canv...
10:32, 07/12/2019

Lil Wayne might bail on Blink-182 tour, says the crowds are "not my swag" Blink-182 and Lil Wayne no doubt veer towards the pop end of their respective genres, but that doesn’t necessarily make them natural bedfellows. Fans of both acts wrinkled their brows at the recent announcement that they’d be embarking on a massive 3...
10:32, 07/12/2019

iZombie’s dame to die for goes full-on noir with “Night And The Zombie City” Despite a premise made to shake things up format-wise on a weekly basis, iZombie is a show that doesn’t really play with its general look and style all too much. It usually changes things enough to get by for a certain brain-based premise, but a comp...
10:32, 07/12/2019

Man arrested in Thursday’s manhunt has criminal record TUCSON – Court documents obtained Friday revealed the man arrested in Thursday’s day-long manhunt has an extensive criminal record. The search began for 25-year-old Kyle Montgomery Thursday morning after he reportedly pointed a rifle at a...
10:32, 07/12/2019

$300k grant awarded to Friends of PACC TUCSON – Friends of Pima Animal Care Center was awarded a $300,000 grant, the shelter announced Friday. Courtesy: Pima Animal Care Center Friends of PACC, the official nonprofit partner to PACC, is part of three executive fellows who were chosen for ...
10:32, 07/12/2019

Acosta's succesor at Labor faces scrutiny for work with disgraced lobbyist Jack Abramoff Incoming acting Labor Secretary Patrick Pizzella will take the helm of the department after the resignation Friday of Alex Acosta, who faced scrutiny over his role in prosecuting alleged sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein more than a decade ago....
10:32, 07/12/2019

Slimmed-down WPP to net $3.1 billion selling Kantar stake to Bain WPP is selling a 60% stake in Kantar to private equity firm Bain Capital, valuing the data analytics business at about $4 billion and giving the British owner of agencies including Ogilvy and Wunderman Thompson funds to cut debt and rebuild....
10:32, 07/12/2019

Johnson & Johnson faces criminal probe related to baby powder: Bloomberg The U.S. Justice Department is pursuing a criminal probe into whether Johnson & Johnson lied about potential cancer risks of its talcum powder, Bloomberg reported, citing people with knowledge of the matter....
10:32, 07/12/2019

$32m stolen from Tokyo cryptocurrency exchange in latest hack Bitpoint suspends services after apparent theft of virtual monies including bitcoinA cryptocurrency exchange in Tokyo has halted services after it lost $32m (£25m) in the latest apparent hack on volatile virtual monies.Remixpoint, which runs the Bitp...
10:48, 07/12/2019

Jordan buckling under pressure of growing refugee crisis Jordan’s dangerous geopolitical position, surrounded by civil wars and taking in overwhelming amounts of foreigners, could seriously threaten the survival of one of the only stable regimes left in the Middle East....
10:48, 07/12/2019

Amazon reportedly ramps development on Alexa-powered home robot on wheels Bloomberg reported last April that Amazon was working on a home robot codenamed “Vesta” (after the Roman goddess of the hearth and home), and now the publication says that development on the project continues. Plus, the report includes ne...
11:00, 07/12/2019

'Life-threatening' Tropical Storm Barry heads towards New Orleans New Orleans officials warned city residents to stock up on supplies and prepare to shelter in their homes on Friday as "life-threatening" Tropical Storm Barry was poised to come ashore as possibly the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019....
11:00, 07/12/2019

Trump's Labor Secretary Acosta resigns amid Epstein case U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta resigned on Friday amid fresh scrutiny of his handling of the sex abuse case against financier Jeffrey Epstein, becoming President Donald Trump's latest adviser to leave the administration in controversy....
11:00, 07/12/2019

Watch: Heavy Metal Knitting World Championships held in Finland Fans of the seemingly dissimilar hobbies of heavy metal music and knitting came together in Finland for the first official Heavy Metal Knitting World Championships....
11:00, 07/12/2019

Trees demand equal status in a new Paris gallery show They do not move, think, or see, but they understand their plight: a new exhibition brings art, science and environmentalism together to speak for the trees....
11:00, 07/12/2019

Unpaid legal costs add to Haas F1 team sponsor Rich Energy's saga Whyte Bikes, which was involved in a copyright-infringement case with Haas's title Formula 1 sponsor Rich Energy, is considering taking steps to recover legal costs that are now overdue...
11:16, 07/12/2019

Renault F1 junior Guan Ju Zhou takes first F2 pole at Silverstone Renault Formula 1 junior Guan Yu Zhou became the first rookie of the season to take a Formula 2 pole, topping a thrilling session for Virtuosi Racing at Silverstone...
11:16, 07/12/2019

Best HR outsourcing services of 2019 Handling employee paperwork can be a nightmare maze of tax and legal compliance issues. It's time consuming work that offers little obvious reward, and takes your attention from simply growing your business.For small business owners, it can be a...
11:16, 07/12/2019

NY magazine group once known for swanky shindigs is moving to DC MPA – The Association of Magazine Media — a century-old nonprofit trade group whose swanky events used to attract A-listers from Barack Obama to Norman Schwarzkopf — is shuttering its New York City headquarters and relocating to Washington DC. ...
11:16, 07/12/2019

J&J drops 4% on report DOJ investigating allegations company lied about talc cancer risks J&J has denied allegations that its talc causes cancer. It said numerous studies and tests by regulators worldwide have shown that its talc is safe and asbestos-free....
11:32, 07/12/2019

'Britons will soon feel the slap': Iran threatens UK after British navy sends second warship to Persian Gulf The British Navy sent another warship to the Persian Gulf region after one of its destroyers fended off three Iranian ships attempting to harass a British tanker....
11:32, 07/12/2019

64% back Dunkin's war on stores hiring illegal workers A majority of voters, Republicans and Democrats, back efforts by world famous doughnut maker Dunkin' to take back stores from franchisees who refuse to use the E-Verify system to make sure workers are documented....
11:48, 07/12/2019

What to know about duct tape wart removal Warts are not usually harmful, but some people consider them unsightly and wish to remove them. One technique that people can try at home is duct tape wart removal. Learn more about this method of wart removal, as well as some other treatment options...
11:48, 07/12/2019

Big Move in Pound v. Dollar: See the Long-Term Chart that Saw It Coming The July Global Market Perspective showed a long-term chart of the British Pound v. the U.S. Dollar. See why a long-term chart in a monthly publication is very relevant to investors who look for opportunities right now....
12:00, 07/12/2019

Ex-Mets pitcher Dwight Gooden arrested for cocaine possession last month in New Jersey Former Mets pitcher Dwight "Doc" Gooden was arrested last month in New Jersey for cocaine possession, according to the New York Post.       ...
12:00, 07/12/2019

All hell broke loose: 40 years ago, Disco Demolition Night at Comiskey Park stirred culture war Disco Demolition Night took place 40 years ago at Chicago's Comiskey Park. Records were detonated and all hell broke loose amid a growing culture war.       ...
12:00, 07/12/2019

Patriots' Roberts criticizes his treatment by Texas deputy New England Patriots player Elandon Roberts is condemning his treatment by a Texas sheriff's deputy who is heard on dash-cam video referring to him as a "big black male" during a March traffic stop       ...
12:00, 07/12/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro wants his son to be ambassador to Washington  He doesn’t believe in climate change and supports philosophers who question whether the Earth is round, but Eduardo Bolsonaro is set to be Brazil’s next ambassador to the U.S....
12:16, 07/12/2019

Minecraft Earth Gameplay Looks Adorable Minecraft Earth, an augmented reality mobile game based on the hugely popular series, is coming to a closed beta later this summer. To tide you over, Mojang released a short video yesterday on that shows off some gameplay. It’s incredibly charming....
12:16, 07/12/2019

Would someone please tell that kid that little kids drinking milk aren’t supposed to look that, um, Would someone please tell that kid that little kids drinking milk aren’t supposed to look that, um, tough? I’ve never seen a five or six year old that looks so likely to see you, do one of those upward nods, and say “sup, dummy.”...
12:16, 07/12/2019

Trump considering replacing Dan Coats as intel chief, holding meetings to discuss possible replacements President Trump is considering replacing Dan Coats as director of national intelligence and is holding informal meetings with potential candidates, national security sources told Fox News....
12:16, 07/12/2019

Kentucky HS board wants preapproval for esports players The Kentucky High School Athletic Association Board of Control says esports participants will need written approval to compete in the League of Legends video game...
12:16, 07/12/2019

Uttarakhand Lawmaker Seen Dancing With Guns Not Expelled Yet: BJP After a video went viral showing him dancing while flaunting guns, the ruling BJP in Uttarakhand on Thursday clarified that its MLA Kunwar Pranav Singh Champion, who has been suspended for an......
12:32, 07/12/2019

Mayor to replace U.S. soccer star Allie Long's key to NYC after burglary New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio plans to replace a key to the city, which was given to United States women's soccer star Allie Long and stolen the next day while the team was celebrating its World Cup title....
12:32, 07/12/2019

One week later, a 4.9 quake hits Ridgecrest A 4.9-magnitude earthquake was reported near Ridgecrest, California, on Friday morning -- one week after a 7.1-magnitude temblor struck Southern California, the US Geological Survey said....
12:32, 07/12/2019

Jeffrey Epstein reportedly met with Harvard officials while he was a sex offender Jeffrey Epstein had meetings with officials at Harvard University in person and over the phone at least six times in 2014, likely about genetics research, according to a new report. The convicted pedophile, who made a $6.5 million donation to the uni...
12:48, 07/12/2019

North Carolina explores Hyperloop One system to connect the Triangle North Carolina may be a future destination for a Hyperloop One transit system. The company and several transit partners are exploring a hyperloop that could link Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill and the RDU International Airport, near the Research Triang...
12:48, 07/12/2019

Trump’s ‘Social Media Summit’ was a celebration of conspiracy theorists President Donald Trump kicked off his Thursday morning by doing what he does best: tweeting. Amid a sea of missives, which ranged from attacks on the "Fake News Media" to the Mueller Report, he said it would be "a big and exciting day at the White Ho...
12:48, 07/12/2019

UK's Johnson says his comments about U.S. envoy were a factor in his resignation Boris Johnson, frontrunner to be Britain's next prime minister, denied he was responsible for the resignation of the ambassador to Washington but admitted his comments had been a factor in the shock departure of one of the country's most senior diplo...
12:48, 07/12/2019

Suicide car bomb targets hotel in Somali port city, death toll may be high: police A car bomb went off on Friday at a hotel in Somalia's port city of Kismayu where local elders and lawmakers had been discussing an upcoming regional election and was followed by gunfire, police said, adding that the death toll could be high....
12:48, 07/12/2019

UK PM May says she will leave disappointed after Brexit failure British Prime Minister Theresa May said she will leave her job this month with a mixture of pride and disappointment after failing in her central pledge to lead the country out of the European Union and heal its divisions....
12:48, 07/12/2019

Macron to unveil France's nuclear-powered 'Barracuda' submarine President Emmanuel Macron will unveil on Friday France's latest nuclear-powered 'Barracuda' class submarine, a 9 billion euro ($10.13 billion) stealth vessel program Paris says is key to maintaining its naval presence for decades to come....
12:48, 07/12/2019

Ciccone's jaw-dropping power stats as he climbed into yellow on La Planche des Belles Filles "Eurosport\u0027s friends at Cycling Hub have created this terrific video showing the power created by Giulio Ciccone on the final climb of Stage 6 of the Tour de France 2019."...
12:48, 07/12/2019

Text to switch: what is it and how do I switch phone deals? Text to switch is a name that aptly describes an initiative thataims to make switching phone provider - while keeping your number - easier than ever. The text to switch system must be used by all networks after regulator Ofcom announced the new way o...
13:00, 07/12/2019

U.N. extends special rapporteur for Eritrea The United Nations agreed Thursday to extend a mandate for a special rapporteur in the African country of Eritrea for one year, but countries on the continent mostly abstained or voted against it....
13:16, 07/12/2019

Teardowns and benchmarks: All the details about Apple’s newest 13-inch MacBook Pro The 13-inch MacBook Pro with two Thunderbolt 3 ports, torn down. [credit: iFixit ] As is tradition, repair guide site and parts vendor iFix...
13:32, 07/12/2019

Singer R. Kelly charged in sex scheme of kidnapping and payoffs Singer R. Kelly, already charged with sexual assault in Illinois, was indicted in federal courts in New York and Chicago on Friday with transporting women and girls across state lines for sex, forcibly keeping them under his control and buying their ...
13:48, 07/12/2019

Has the media 'sanitized' the accusations against Jeffrey Epstein? In Jeffrey Epstein coverage, some media outlets have been slammed by abuse survivors for using terms such as "underage women" and "sex with minors."        ...
13:48, 07/12/2019

Americans support NASA but not a return to the moon, new poll shows A new Ipsos poll shows that only 8% of Americans say a manned moon mission should be a top priority for NASA.        ...
13:48, 07/12/2019

U.S. regulators approve $5 billion Facebook settlement over privacy issues: source The U.S. Federal Trade Commission approved a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook Inc this week over its investigation into the social media company's handling of user data, a source familiar with the situation said on Friday....
13:48, 07/12/2019

Astronomers create ‘cosmic cheat sheet’ to help find aliens Despite our best efforts, humanity has yet to find the existence of intelligent extraterrestrial life. So, we’ve decided to cheat. Astronomers at Cornell University have created what they call a “cosmic cheat sheet,” utilizing natur...
13:48, 07/12/2019

Elena Delle Donne’s status is unclear, but Mystics welcome back Emma Meesseman Washington's leading scorer and rebounder continues to undergo testing in the concussion protocol before Saturday night's showdown with the first-place Las Vegas Aces....
14:00, 07/12/2019

GM: 76ers betting on growth of Harris, Simmons The 76ers are betting that Tobias Harris and Ben Simmons can step into the closer role that had been occupied by Jimmy Butler, who is now with the Heat....
14:00, 07/12/2019

What are Cubs playing for in second half? Joe Maddon's job, for starters Chicago returns from the break atop one of the tightest division races you'll ever see. Where the Cubs finish in that NL Central scramble could determine their skipper's future....
14:00, 07/12/2019

How will Wi-Fi 5 & WPA2 coexist with Wi-Fi 6 and WPA3? The migration to Wi-Fi 6 is the most complex in roughly a decade, as a new authentication standard is necessary to ensure security integrity. How will the two standards coexist?...
14:00, 07/12/2019

The Walking Dead is currently "working on" bringing Lauren Cohan back The Walking Dead has seen its share of world-shifting, fairly damaging changes over the past few years. With longtime cast member Danai Gurira gearing up for her final appearance as Michonne, the showrunners seem eager to retain as much of the origin...
14:16, 07/12/2019

Wall St. notches all-time highs on lingering rate-cut optimism All three major indexes posted record closing highs on Friday as firm expectations for an interest-rate cut from the Federal Reserve continued to propel shares while investors awaited next week's kickoff of the corporate earnings season....
14:16, 07/12/2019

Iran plotting new wave of terror attacks amid tanker row, warns US General IRAN is feared to be plotting a new wave of terror attacks amid the worsening tanker row in the Middle East, a US General has told Daily Star Online....
14:16, 07/12/2019

Horror as boy, 12, found with 30 stab wounds, genitals cut off and signs of dismemberment POLICE are investigating after a 12-year-old boy was found dead with over 30 stab wounds, his genitals cut off and signs of attempted dismemberment on his young body....
14:16, 07/12/2019

'The View' hosts press Harris on Biden criticism: 'I don't want to see you all cannibalizing each other' Multiple hosts on 'The View' pressed the California senator on what they suggested were unnecessary attacks on front-runner and former Vice President Joe Biden....
14:32, 07/12/2019

Your Binge-Watching of Netflix and Porn Is Contributing to Millions of Tons of Emissions a Year Most days when I get home from work, I kick off my shoes and cozy up with some Netflix. Video streaming is kind of my go-to when I want to relax—and I’m far from alone. Each year, our collective video streaming results in carbon emissions equivalent ...
14:32, 07/12/2019

DJI's Super-Fast Robot Car Is an Absolute Blast The DJI Robomaster S1 is the childhood toy I always wanted. Actually, it’s way better than that. Compared to junk like the Tyco Rebound I had in the 90's, the Robomaster S1 is faster, more sophisticated, and thanks to its Mecanum wheels, much mor...
14:32, 07/12/2019

Are You Ready For an Alexa Robot to Follow You Around? Just in case you wanted a robot butler to follow you around the house, Amazon is reportedly working on an Alexa bot with wheels that can be summoned via voice commands.Read more......
14:32, 07/12/2019

West Coast Residents Seriously Underestimate the Threat of a Catastrophic Earthquake, Survey Finds As last week’s major earthquakes in Southern California reminded us, we humans are still at the mercy of the geologically-active planet we live on. But despite the ever-present seismic threat, there’s a lot more West Coast cities could be doing to pr...
14:32, 07/12/2019

Dozens of birds fall from the sky like 'a horror movie.' They were poisoned, experts say Sarah King, founder of local nonprofit Casper's Bird Rescue, was contacted by a member of her staff who discovered corella birds falling out of nearby trees and the sky.        ...
14:48, 07/12/2019

De Blasio administration’s top lawyer Zachary Carter to retire The head lawyer for the city, Zachary Carter, will be retiring at the end of August after working in Mayor Bill de Blasio’s administration for six years, officials announced Friday. “It has been my privilege to lead the finest government law office i...
14:48, 07/12/2019

Baby dies after she’s found unconscious in Bronx home; NYPD investigating as homicide A one-month-old baby girl was discovered unconscious and with blunt impact trauma to her head in a Bronx apartment — and later died in what police have deemed a homicide, authorities said Friday. Little Monreux Mercado wasn’t breathing when sh...
14:48, 07/12/2019

How to use the PlayStation 4’s hidden trophy reveal (and other tricks) Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. Despite it being almost six years old at the time of writing, the PlayStation 4 still holds some secrets from it...
15:00, 07/12/2019

Louisiana's post-Katrina flood defenses put to test as Barry approaches As the National Hurricane Center expects a Category 1 hurricane as soon as late Friday, some experts emphasize that Louisiana's defense system for storm surges is vastly improved since Hurricane Katrina in 2005....
15:00, 07/12/2019

Wild police chase turns into ‘action movie’ when suspects jump from RFK Bridge A wild police car chase straight out of “The Fast and Furious” took place on the Robert F. Kennedy bridge Thursday when a car-full of men fled from police, crashed into a wall — then jumped off a highway exit ramp to escape, law enf...
15:16, 07/12/2019

Low-Profile Tires Are Ruining Modern Cars The Volkswagen Up GTI I had in France last summer was a dream. It also had 17-inch wheels and low-profile tires. Off the coast, I ran over what seemed to be an innocuous small rock in the road. I knew something was wrong in about the next 10 seconds....
15:16, 07/12/2019

Florida cracks down on dangerous plastic surgery centers South Florida’s obsession with beauty has made it a top destination for cheap plastic surgery – but it has also drawn a growing number of centers that exploit those seeking smaller waistlines or more noticeable assets. Now, the state is cracking down...
15:32, 07/12/2019

Romelu Lukaku expecting to stay at Man Utd this summer after Inter fail to make suitable offer Romelu Lukaku is increasingly resigned to staying at Manchester United after Inter Milan failed to come up with a suitable offer during talks this week....
15:32, 07/12/2019

Djokovic wins longest point ever recorded at Wimbledon Novak Djokovic won the longest point ever recorded at Wimbledon in his semifinal victory over Roberto Bautista Agut       ...
15:32, 07/12/2019

How Donald Glover and More Lion King Stars Are Gearing Up to Meet Meghan Markle Seth Rogen and Billy Eichner have some thoughts on the protocol surrounding the Royal Family. E! News' Zuri Hall stopped to chat with The Lion King stars about all things......
15:32, 07/12/2019

Watch Tina Fey and Rachel Dratch Revive Beloved "Mom Jeans" SNL Sketch with Tan France You've seen the sketch, you've used the GIF, now Tina Fey and Rachel Dratch are bringing back "Mom Jeans." You have Tan France to thank for that. The Queer Eye fashion......
15:32, 07/12/2019

Cardi B Claps Back After Jermaine Dupri Calls Today's Female Rappers "Strippers Rapping" Cardi B has a few words for Jermaine Dupri. After the 46-year-old artist likened today's female rappers to "strippers rapping," the "Bodak Yellow" star took to social......
15:32, 07/12/2019

Chris Pratt Channels His Inner Country Star With a Surprise Johnny Cash Performance Belt it out, Chris Pratt! We know him as an action star, funny guy and Katherine Schwarzenegger's other half, but now a new title belongs on the actor's list: budding country......
15:32, 07/12/2019

Facebook’s Getting Slapped With a $5 Billion FTC Privacy Settlement The U.S. Federal Trade Commission approved a record privacy settlement against Facebook requiring the social media company to pay about $5 billion to resolve an investigation stemming from the Cambridge Analytica data scandal. The FTC’s settlem...
15:32, 07/12/2019

Why governments around the world are afraid of Libra, Facebook’s cryptocurrency Critics worry Libra would threaten government-backed currencies and consumer privacy, while giving Facebook reign over an unprecedented global financial system....
15:48, 07/12/2019

An Important Message: This Man With A Top Hat And Twisty Mustache Is Visiting Schools Warning Students About The Dangers Of Piloting Hot Air Balloons Under The Influence Of Dr. Fixit’s Vigor-Inducing Delousing Tonic And Quaffable Cure-All It’s a dangerous world out there, but one intrepid educator is going around the country to make sure our nation’s youth enter that world prepared: This man with a top hat and twisty mustache is visiting schools to warn students about the dangers of p...
15:48, 07/12/2019

From Banks’ Cathartic ‘Godless’ to Ed Sheeran and Stormzy’s Collaboration, These Are the 5 Songs You Need to Listen to This Weekend This week, Lil Nas X came through with a new remix of his long-lasting hit “Old Town Road,” now featuring Mason Ramsey (the Walmart yodel boy ) and rapper Young Thug. But if you want something new and different, look instead to Ed Sheeran...
15:48, 07/12/2019

Inspirational Alaskan Moose’s Self-Care Routine Is Cooling Off in This Sprinkler Turns out humans aren’t the only ones who enjoy a refreshing dip in the sprinkler when it gets too hot outside — moose apparently do too. In a video shared by an Anchorage homeowner, an overheated moose can be seen lying next to a sprinkl...
15:48, 07/12/2019

The Twitch Streamers Who Put People To Sleep (Literally) I don’t know if I’ve ever been fully conscious for an entire David “Dog” Caero Twitch stream. The Hearthstone personality (and now inaugural Masters Tour champion) lives in Nevada, which means that when he hits the internet, it’s already twilight in ...
16:00, 07/12/2019

The Highs And Lows Of Spilling Drinks On Your Laptop A laptop computer is an amazing confluence of technology, condensing an entire desktop full of hardware into a compact space. That space is an easy target for a cup of coffee or can of soda, and there’s nothing quite like watching liquid pour into se...
16:00, 07/12/2019

Facebook to be fined $5bn for Cambridge Analytica privacy violations – reports The $5bn fine would be the largest ever levied by the Federal Trade Commission against a technology companyThe Federal Trade Commission has reportedly voted to approve fining Facebook roughly $5bn to settle an investigation into the company’s privacy...
16:00, 07/12/2019

Trump administration to approve pesticide that may harm bees EPA said studies it considered, most of which were sponsored by industry, found sulfoxaflor isn’t dangerous for the pollinators The Trump administration is approving the pesticide sulfoxaflor – thought by some experts to harm bees – for use on a wide...
16:00, 07/12/2019

California governor signs bill for $21 billion wildfire fund California Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday signed a bill approved by lawmakers a day earlier that creates a $21 billion fund to help bankrupt PG&E Corp and the state's other investor-owned utilities cover liabilities arising from future wildfires cau...
16:00, 07/12/2019

In photos: Sotheby's to auction artifacts from space missions Artifacts from the Apollo missions are shown on July 12, 2019, in New York City, to be featured in an upcoming Sotheby's auction dedicated to space exploration in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the historic moon landing....
16:16, 07/12/2019

Sotheby's 'Space Exploration' exhibit, auction timed to Apollo 11 anniversary Sotheby's this weekend will begin displaying items from the collections of astronauts involved in NASA's mission to land on the moon ahead of a planned New York auction later this month....
16:16, 07/12/2019

Outgoing UK Ambassador Kim Darroch tells staff Boris Johnson will appoint his successor Lame-duck British Prime Minister Theresa May will not race to appoint a new ambassador to the United States, outgoing envoy Kim Darroch revealed in a private staff meeting....
16:16, 07/12/2019

Indianapolis 500 winner Pagenaud tops practice for IndyCar Toronto Team Penske-Chevrolet's Simon Pagenaud went fastest in second practice for Honda Indy Toronto, just beating Chip Ganassi Racing-Honda's Felix Rosenqvist...
16:32, 07/12/2019

California governor signs bill for $21 bln wildfire fund California Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday signed a bill approved by lawmakers a day earlier that creates a $21 billion fund to help bankrupt PG&E Corp and the state's other investor-owned utilities cover liabilities arising from future wildfires cau...
16:32, 07/12/2019

Eton Pharma's conjunctivitis treatment fails to win FDA approval The U.S. Food and Drug Administration declined to approve Eton Pharmaceuticals Inc's treatment for conjunctivitis, the drug developer said on Friday....
16:32, 07/12/2019

U.S. shale firms put up $16.5 mln to build West Texas charter schools Twenty top U.S. energy companies agreed to contribute $16.5 million to open new schools in West Texas, where an influx of oil and gas workers have strained schools, roads and other civic services....
16:32, 07/12/2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St notches record highs on Fed rate-cut expectations All three major indexes posted record closing highs on Friday as solid expectations for an interest-rate cut from the Federal Reserve continued to propel shares while investors awaited next week's kickoff of the corporate earnings season....
16:32, 07/12/2019

Tennessee Governor Totally Cool With the State Celebrating KKK Grand Wizard Nathan Bedford Forrest was an early leader of the Ku Klux Klan, and every July 13, Tennessee’s governor honors the racist bastard. That won’t change this year thanks to Gov. Bill Lee....
16:32, 07/12/2019

Trump Calls Paul Ryan a 'Lame Duck' Loser and Folks, I'm Laffin Less than a year after former House Speaker Paul Ryan ignominiously slunk out of Congress to recede back into the Wisconsin landscape like a dopey cornstalk, President Donald Trump is attacking Ryan—the man who helped deliver the president’s crowning...
16:32, 07/12/2019

Mercedes 1-2 in British GP practice, Bottas edges Hamilton Mercedes dominated second practice for the British Grand Prix with Valtteri Bottas outpacing Formula One championship leader Lewis Hamilton        ...
16:48, 07/12/2019

Japan sets up working group on impact of Facebook's Libra ahead of G7 Japanese authorities have set up a working group to discuss the impact Facebook's proposed Libra digital coin could have on monetary policy and financial regulation, government sources said, ahead of a G7 finance leaders' gathering where the topic wi...
17:00, 07/12/2019

Murder Victim’s Sons Attack Their Mother’s Killer in Court In the criminal justice system, the people are represented by three separate yet equally important groups: the police, who investigate crime; the district attorneys, who prosecute the offenders and the victims’ family, who often wish they could offer...
17:16, 07/12/2019

Doctor Told to Cover Up Romper on Flight From Jamaica Says American Airlines’ Apology Isn’t Enough American Airlines has formally apologized to Dr. Latisha “Tisha” Rowe for pulling her off a flight from Jamaica to Miami because her romper was deemed inappropriate by a flight attendant. But in an interview with Good Morning America on Thursday, Row...
17:16, 07/12/2019

Prominent anti-vaxxers lose New York court case over religious exemptions Enlarge / Anti-vaccine advocate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. during a public hearing on vaccine related bills in 2015. (credit: Getty | Portland Press Herald) A New York State Supreme Court Justice on Friday rejected a request by 55 anti-vaccine families...
17:16, 07/12/2019

US gov’t growing a record 2-ton cannabis crop—but still won’t let others grow Enlarge / Marijuana plants grow in a greenhouse in Colorado, not for research. (credit: Getty | Bloomberg) With the recent explosion of cannabis access and CBD products, federally funded scientists are craving more research on the potential risks a...
17:16, 07/12/2019

Stunning footage shows giant manta ray ask snorkeler for help A giant manta ray was recorded appearing to seek help from a snorkeler in Australia to remove metal hooks from her face. Stunning footage showed the 10-foot sea creature attempt to get the attention of the snorkeling instructor, Jake Wilton, in Ninga...
17:32, 07/12/2019

58-year-old mom on SI swimsuit issue tryout: ‘I already feel like I won’ The Connecticut mom competing to become Sports Illustrated’s oldest, open-casting swimsuit model told The Post she thinks she’s “already won” after attending a casting call on Friday in Miami. “It was really cool,” Jodi Harrison-Bauer, 58, said durin...
17:32, 07/12/2019

These robo-ants can work together in swarms to navigate tricky terrain While the agility of a Spot or Atlas robot is something to behold, there’s a special merit reserved for tiny, simple robots that work not as a versatile individual but as an adaptable group. These “tribots” are built on the model of...
17:32, 07/12/2019

NB Liquor to introduce reusable bag program In a press release, ANBL board chair Rachelle Gagnon says the corporation made the decision to follow what other jurisdictions across Canada are doing....
17:32, 07/12/2019

Schwab Scraps Trip for Top Employees Discount brokerage Charles Schwab says it is scrapping a Hawaii vacation for top employees, citing “reputational risks” associated with award programs....
17:48, 07/12/2019

Cannabis company exec says Jay-Z partnership will fuel national growth Shawn "Jay-Z" Carter is partnering with a California cannabis company as its chief brand strategist, and the company's CEO is looking to expand to other states....
18:32, 07/12/2019

World’s Oldest Christian Letter Found On 3rd Century Egyptian Papyrus Egypt played a very significant role in the history of early Christianity. A researcher has announced that she has found the earliest known Christian letter ...
18:32, 07/12/2019

Manhattanhenge July 2019: When and Where to Watch After getting rained out in May, many New Yorkers got to take “the best sunset picture of the year” on Friday. They’ll get a second chance on Saturday....
18:32, 07/12/2019

Jeffrey Epstein jail logs: Accused predator met with Alan Dershowitz, Bill Clinton pal a decade ago Wealthy financier and accused child sex predator Jeffrey Epstein had a laundry list of friends visit him while he was in jail in 2008 and 2009, including Alan Dershowitz, a Clinton financier and Epstein's alleged co-conspirators....
18:32, 07/12/2019

$5 Billion US Fine Set For Facebook On Privacy Probe: Report US regulators have approved a $5 billion penalty to be levied on Facebook to settle a probe into the social network's privacy and data protection lapses, the Wall Street Journal reported Friday....
18:48, 07/12/2019

UK Police Launch Criminal Probe Into Leaked Cabled On Trump British police said Friday it had launched a "criminal investigation" into the leak of British diplomatic cables critical of US President Donald Trump that led to the resignation of the UK ambassador......
18:48, 07/12/2019

Queen Elizabeth Is The Reason UK PM Would Struggle To Suspend Parliament Boris Johnson is threatening to suspend Britain's Parliament to force through a no-deal Brexit if he becomes prime minister -- and some politicians are planning to fight him in court. But he would......
18:48, 07/12/2019

Hezbollah leader: US sanctions offense to Lebanese state The leader of Hezbollah says U.S. sanctions against two lawmakers from his group are an offense to Lebanese state institutions which would need to defend themselves...
19:00, 07/12/2019

How to get surround sound on any headphones with Windows 10 and Xbox One Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. Buying a set of surround sound speakers can be an expensive endeavor, generally requiring an A/V receiver and at...
19:00, 07/12/2019

The 50 best deals from the 2019 Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Nordstrom's huge annual sale is here and you can save big money on top-rated clothing, shoes, accessories and more.       ...
19:00, 07/12/2019

Novak Djokovic overcomes plucky Bautista Agut to reach Wimbledon final • Djokovic beats Spanish opponent 6-2, 4-6, 6-3, 6-2• Final will be the world No 1’s sixth at WimbledonIf anyone wanted to know what makes Novak Djokovic such a great champion then one point in his semi-final summed it up perfectly. One set all with ...
19:16, 07/12/2019

Jeffrey Epstein: prosecutors accuse financier of witness tampering Epstein, who was charged with federal sex trafficking crimes Monday, transferred $350,000 to two potential witnessesJeffrey Epstein, the American financier who was charged with federal sex trafficking crimes on Monday, transferred $350,000 to two clo...
19:16, 07/12/2019

Special counsel Robert Mueller's testimony postponed by one week Testimony comes a week later than planned, under an agreement that gives lawmakers more time to question himThe special counsel Robert Mueller will testify before Congress about the findings of the Russia investigation on 24 July, one week later than...
19:16, 07/12/2019

Prosecutors: Evidence Jeffrey Epstein tampered with witnesses and is worth more than $500M Accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein tampered with witnesses, has net worth of more than $500M, prosecutors allege, arguing he should not get bail        ...
19:32, 07/12/2019

Trump DOJ scores rare win on sanctuary city crackdown in appeals court President Trump notched a win on Friday in a federal appeals court, which upheld a Department of Justice method for cracking down on sanctuary cities. ...
19:32, 07/12/2019

Ted Cruz leads backlash after Tennessee gov signs proclamation honoring early KKK leader Tennesse Gov. Bill Lee was under fire from Republicans and Democrats alike Friday after signing a proclamation designating Saturday, July 13 as Nathan Bedford Forrest Day, a state "day of special observance" honoring a Confederate general and early l...
19:32, 07/12/2019

Maduro criticizes UN human rights report in letter Embattled Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro has written a letter to the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, to reject the content of a report in which Bachelet highlighted "patterns of violations of all human right...
19:48, 07/12/2019

Ground squirrel makes full recovery after severely injured by door TUCSON – A round-tailed ground squirrel has been released back into the wild after he was severely injured when he was caught in a door,  Tucson Wildlife Center announced Friday. According to the center, the squirrel was brought into their car...
20:00, 07/12/2019

Storm trauma: new disasters trigger old memories (WVLA/NBC News) As the Gulf Coast braces for the arrival of Tropical Storm Barry, experts warn the experience could trigger Post Traumatic Stress Disorder among survivors of past natural disasters. The Greater Baton Rouge area experienced devastating...
20:00, 07/12/2019

Electric Boat nabs $173.8M for support of Navy's strategic, attack subs General Dynamics Electric Boat Corp. was awarded a four-year, $173.8 million contract to support the Navy's operational strategic and attack submarines, with options that could bring the deal's value to over $1 billion....
20:00, 07/12/2019

Watch: HII completes flight deck of Ford-class carrier John F. Kennedy Huntington Ingalls Industries has installed the final piece of the flight deck on the new Ford-class aircraft carrier John F. Kennedy, the company announced....
20:00, 07/12/2019

Suicide car bomb targets hotel in Somali port city, two journalists confirmed dead A car bomb went off on Friday at a hotel in Somalia's port city of Kismayu where local elders and lawmakers had been discussing an upcoming regional election and was followed by gunfire, police said, adding that the death toll could be high....
20:00, 07/12/2019

GamesBeat Decides 119: GamesBeat Decides podcast is back. This time we're talking about Fire Emblem: Three Houses and Switch Lite. Nintendo is keeping us busy all by itself.Read More...
20:16, 07/12/2019

AI Weekly: Highlights from VentureBeat’s AI conference Transform VentureBeat held its largest AI conference to date this week, bringing together startups and the biggest AI companies in the world. Here are the highlights.Read More...
20:16, 07/12/2019

Defending champion Tony Romo leads celebrity event Defending champion Tony Romo birdied six of his final 11 holes to take the first-round lead in the American Century Championship at Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course        ...
20:16, 07/12/2019

Ken Starr: Mueller testimony presents 'golden opportunity' to Republicans House Republicans on the Judiciary and Intelligence committees will have a unique opportunity to question former Special Counsel Robert Mueller after Democrats pressed to have him come and testify, according to former independent counsel Ken Starr....
20:32, 07/12/2019

Kentucky Fried Chicken in North Carolina explodes, blast caught on camera (NBCNEWS) – Surveillance video caught the moment a Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant in North Carolina exploded, reducing it to rubble. The explosion happened around 12:30 a.m. Thursday in Eden, which is about 35 miles north of Greensboro. Eden...
20:32, 07/12/2019

Domingo German and Edwin Encarnacion Help the Yankees Pick Right Up German (11-2) beat the Blue Jays with six innings of three-hit ball, and Encarnacion hit a three-run double as the Yankees, with the best A.L. record, began the second half of the season....
20:48, 07/12/2019

Robinson Cano now batting fifth as Mets’ lineup becomes ‘more fluid’ MIAMI — Robinson Cano’s hold on the No. 3 spot in the Mets lineup could be weakening. The disappointing second baseman was dropped to fifth in the batting order against Marlins lefty Caleb Smith on Friday, and manager Mickey Callaway said he plans to...
20:48, 07/12/2019

Jets’ Chris Herndon suspended for first four games of the season Sam Darnold will be without one of his top targets for the first four games of the season. The NFL suspended tight end Chris Herndon four games without pay for violating the league’s substance abuse policy. The suspension stems from an arrest i...
20:48, 07/12/2019

Royce White still isn’t buying the NBA’s mental health crusade Of all the players in NBA history who have played exactly three total minutes, none have been talked about more than Royce White. After being selected in the first round of the 2012 NBA Draft, White started a national conversation on mental health in...
20:48, 07/12/2019

What can cause abdominal pain and constipation? Abdominal pain and constipation often result from dietary and lifestyle factors and usually respond well to home treatment. However, abdominal pain and constipation can sometimes also be symptoms of an underlying medical condition. Learn more here....
20:48, 07/12/2019

Robert Mueller testimony pushed to July 24, giving more time for questioning Mueller had been scheduled to testify July 17 about the findings of his Russia investigation. But lawmakers in both parties complained that the short length of the hearings would not allow enough time for all members to ask questions....
21:00, 07/12/2019

Suicide attack on hotel kills at least seven in Somalia Two journalists among those who died in al-Shabaab attack on popular hotel in Kismayo At least seven people have been killed in a suicide bomb and gun attack claimed by al-Shabaab militants on a hotel in southern Somalia, a security official said.Aut...
21:16, 07/12/2019

Hassan breaks women's mile world record, GB's Muir sets new PB "Sifan Hassan of the Netherlands broke the 23-year-old women’s mile world record on Friday when she clocked four minutes 12.33 seconds in a race dedicated to former American runner Gabe Grunewald, who died from cancer last month at the age of 32."...
21:16, 07/12/2019

Top Court Notice To Centre, State On Plea Against Sikkim Chief Minister The Supreme Court has sought responses from the Centre and the Sikkim government on a petition challenging the appointment of Prem Singh Tamang as the chief minister of the Himalayan state. The......
21:16, 07/12/2019

Rangers rally from 4 down to beat Astros 9-8 on Santana hit Danny Santana lined a game-winning single with two outs in the ninth inning and the Texas Rangers beat the Houston Astros 9-8       ...
21:16, 07/12/2019

Political drama not selling books like it used to The book world has turned upside down when it comes to predicting a best-seller. A year ago, Michael Wolff’s “Fire and Fury” was in the No. 1 spot for the first half, and not far behind was former FBI Director James Comey’s book “A Higher Loyalty” at...
21:32, 07/12/2019

Federer Downs Nadal To Set Up Djokovic Duel For Wimbledon Title Roger Federer is the third oldest man ever to play in a Grand Slam final after 39-year-old Ken Rosewall featured in the 1974 Wimbledon and US Open finals....
22:16, 07/12/2019

Jason Roy Leads The Way For Fearless England Jason Roy was missed badly when he was out for three games with a torn hamstring earlier in the tournament as England stumbled, suffering group-stage defeats to Sri Lanka and Australia in that period....
22:16, 07/12/2019

2019 Wimbledon odds, picks, best predictions: Tennis expert reveals picks for Serena Williams vs. Simona Halep Gavin Mair, who called Naomi Osaka winning the 2018 U.S. Open at 32-1, has locked in his picks for Williams vs. Halep in the Wimbledon women's final....
22:16, 07/12/2019

Trump administration freezing fuel efficiency penalties The Trump administration said late on Friday it was issuing final rules to suspend a 2016 Obama administration regulation that more than doubled penalties for automakers failing to meet fuel efficiency requirements....
22:32, 07/12/2019

Fit in my 40s: does Cindy Crawford’s 90s fitness video stand the test of time? | Zoe Williams If you don’t get a huge amount from big hair and beach shots, this will feel a bit kitsch. But much of it still works• Fitness tips: three of the best celebrity fitness workout apps The first Cindy Crawford fitness video, Shape Your Body, came out in...
23:16, 07/12/2019

A letter to… a very special au pair ‘Dark brown eyes and brown-black hair… you stole a little nine-year-old boy’s heart’: the letter you always wanted to writeThere were many au pairs through my pre-teen life – but then you arrived. Dark brown eyes. Brown‑black hair, naturally wavy. A ...
23:16, 07/12/2019

Angels honor fallen teammate Tyler Skaggs with combined no-no ANAHEIM, Calif. — The Angels put on Tyler Skaggs’ No. 45 jerseys and stood solemnly on the field while his mother, Debbie, delivered a heartbreakingly perfect strike on the first pitch. The Angels then proceeded to play their heavy hearts out in thei...
23:32, 07/12/2019

Didi Gregorius has started spreading the news again on Twitter The Yankees’ first win of the second half produced Didi Gregorius’ first emoji-filled tweet of the 2019 season. Gregorius, who started the year on the injured list as he rehabilitated from Tommy John surgery on his right elbow, had enthralled Yankees...
23:32, 07/12/2019

What James Harden guarantees regarding Russell Westbrook reunion This can work. The last time James Harden and Russell Westbrook were on the same NBA team they were playing for the Thunder in the Finals in 2102. A disgruntled Harden left for the Rockets that offseason and now the league’s two highest scorers over ...
23:32, 07/12/2019

Why do billionaires keep presenting themselves as America's great new hope? | Nathan Robinson From Ross Perot to Tom Steyer, rich megalomaniacs run for president by preying on voters’ disillusionmentThe past week saw both the passing of Ross Perot and the entry of Tom Steyer into the presidential race. It’s fitting that the two events should ...
23:48, 07/12/2019

MLB roundup: Rodriguez, Red Sox shut down Dodgers Eduardo Rodriguez matched his season high with 10 strikeouts over seven strong innings to lead the Boston Red Sox past the visiting Los Angeles Dodgers 8-1 on Friday night....
23:48, 07/12/2019

New Zealanders turn over guns after Christchurch mosque killings The first of more than 250 planned gun collections across New Zealand has been held in Christchurch. The buyback scheme was introduced after March mosque attacks in which 51 Muslim worshippers were killed....
00:00, 07/13/2019

Volkswagen Vento And Polo Facelift Spied Testing Both models are towards the end of their lifecycle and require a generation upgrade. Volkswagen is working on new models and the new-gen models are scheduled to arrive in 2021....
00:16, 07/13/2019

Sandy Hook parents lose state court appeal against Newtown over school shooting A Connecticut state appeals court has rejected an appeal by the parents of two shooting victims of the 2012 Sandy Hook massacre to hold the town of Newtown and its school district liable....
00:16, 07/13/2019

For Love of the Baseball Movie Posters, Starring the Mets’ Clubhouse Guy Kevin Kierst, the team’s clubhouse manager, has collected a mind-boggling array of baseball artifacts — including thousands of dollars’ worth of baseball movie posters....
00:16, 07/13/2019

London schoolgirl, 11, praised for equality speech telling peers to 'own it, be you' An 11-year-old London schoolgirl has been praised after giving a rousing speech denouncing prejudice and urging others not to be "afraid to be amazing"....
00:48, 07/13/2019

How the UK's chippies, cafés and pubs are reinventing themselves to save the environment A notice in the window of a Leicester chippie declaring "there's not plenty more fish in the sea" went viral this week as the owners closed their doors over concerns about their environmental impact....
00:48, 07/13/2019

Blind date: ‘I told her I wouldn’t call myself straight’ Summer, 26, art publisher, meets Mark, 32, technical delivery managerWhat were you hoping for?I was told he was a cyclist, so nice legs. Continue reading......
01:00, 07/13/2019

Los Angeles Angels pay tribute to pitcher Tyler Skaggs in first home game since his death The Angels paid Tyler Skaggs an emotional tribute before and during their first home game since the pitcher's death.       ...
01:16, 07/13/2019

Fiers wins seventh straight as A's top White Sox 5-1 Mike Fiers pitched into the eighth inning to win his seventh consecutive decision, Oakland hit three solo home runs and the Athletics beat the Chicago White Sox 5-1       ...
01:16, 07/13/2019

Fashion icon: Wildest styles from Russell Westbrook Russell Westbrook is known for blazing his own, very unique sartorial trail. Take a look back at some of his wildest styles over the years.       ...
01:16, 07/13/2019

Andre Ward fears Anthony Yarde isn't prepared for Sergey Kovalev test - EXCLUSIVE THEY say he who dares wins, and Anthony Yarde really is pushing that mantra to the limit by taking on WBO light-heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev in Russia on August 24....
01:32, 07/13/2019

OurPact returns to App Store, reviving debates about Apple’s impartiality Tim Cook on stage during an Apple event in September 2018. (credit: Valentina Palladino) Software may come and go from the App Store, but this week marks a return that could have some real significance for Apple. OurPact, an app that lets parents ...
01:48, 07/13/2019

The Black Hole Engulfing the World’s Bond Markets There’s a multitrillion-dollar black hole growing at the heart of the world’s financial markets. Negative-yielding debt -- bonds worth less, not more, if held to maturity -- is spreading to more corne......
01:48, 07/13/2019

We Might Finally Find Out What Elon Musk's Neuralink Has Been Up To Neuralink, the super-secretive neuroscience company co-founded by Elon Musk to develop “ultra high bandwidth brain-machine interfaces to connect humans and computers,” has evidently decided to show some of its hand.Read more......
01:48, 07/13/2019

| Federer feels 'strange' being in Wimbledon final Roger Federer admitted that it felt "strange" he and Serena Williams will compete for Wimbledon titles, 16 years after he made his Grand Slam breakthrough....
02:00, 07/13/2019

Ian Wright: ‘My most unappealing habit? Clearing my throat on live television’ The football pundit on the 1990 FA Cup final, being in prison and biscuitsBorn in London, Wright, 55, worked as a plasterer. At 21, he signed his first contract with Crystal Palace before joining Arsenal in 1991 and becoming the club’s top scorer for...
02:00, 07/13/2019

Xbox Live Free Game WARNING: Download Rocket League on Xbox One now before its gone Xbox One owners can now try out another excellent game for free this weekend, but it won't be available all that much longer so make the most of it whilst you still can....
02:16, 07/13/2019

When is the Fortnite World Cup Final dates? How to Watch Fortnite World Cup Finals? The Fortnite World Cup is nearly here. Thankfully we've got all the important details you need to know, including when it starts and how to watch it....
02:16, 07/13/2019

Pure EV Aims To Launch Long-Range Electric Motorcycles Next Year The company which raised venture capital funding from Hyderabad-based pharmaceuticals visionary V.C. Nannapaneni, has also been developing a prototype of HVDC (high-voltage direct current) electric......
02:16, 07/13/2019

Jo Malone candles and fragrances are discounted at the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale — here's exactly what's on sale Jo Malone The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale starts July 19 and runs through August 4. But Nordstrom cardholders can get early access to the blowout Anniversary Sale starting July 12. There are tons of deals on apparel for men and women, beauty, skin c...
02:16, 07/13/2019

Here's how to gain early access to Nordstrom's Anniversary Sale Nordstrom The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale officially beings on July 19, but Nordstrom cardholders can gain early access from July 12 to July 18. Simply sign in and shop using your Nordstrom credit card. If you're not already a cardholder, you can app...
02:16, 07/13/2019

Sportwatch: Wallaroos v Japan, Bombers v Roos, Storm v Sharks, and more - live! Updates on a busy day of sport across AustraliaAny thoughts? Get in touch on email or tweet @rrjparkin 10.26am BST NRL - here we go, golden point!Sheesh. It’s all happening - we’re 18-18 after 80 between the Broncos and the Warriors, and we’re off to...
02:32, 07/13/2019

John Longmire rejects Kangaroos overtures to re-sign with Swans Sydney head coach to extent association with AFL club‘I’m really pleased that the club has the faith in me to continue’Sydney coach John Longmire has signed a new deal to remain at the Swans, turning down a lucrative offer to take over the vacant pos...
02:32, 07/13/2019

Somali security forces end al-Shabab hotel siege An al-Qaida-linked extremist attack on a hotel in the Somali city of Kismayo has killed at least 26 people, including two journalists and a UN worker. The hotel is often visited by lawmakers and government officials....
02:48, 07/13/2019

Bolton left with seven players but will fulfil pre-season fixture at York Club to field youth and development players on SundayBolton confident they can fill squad if takeover happens swiftlyBolton Wanderers intend to field a team comprising mostly youth and development players when they play their first pre-season friendl...
03:00, 07/13/2019

Darroch cables: Fallon says press should be subject to Official Secrets Act Comments follow George Osborne’s criticism of Met threatening media with prosecution over leakThe former defence secretary Michael Fallon has suggested journalists should be subject to the Official Secrets Act, after the Metropolitan police launched ...
03:00, 07/13/2019

More acrimony in Japan-South Korea row as Tokyo lodges protest Japan and South Korea traded further acrimony on Saturday, with Tokyo accusing Seoul of mischaracterizing talks the day before that did not mend a dispute that could threaten global supplies of microchips and smartphone displays....
03:16, 07/13/2019

New Zealand's first gun buyback event a success, police say Police on Saturday labeled New Zealand's first firearms buy-back event a success, after 169 individuals handed in 224 prohibited firearms in the city of Christchurch....
03:16, 07/13/2019

Google Assistant Data Breach Faces Review by Irish Privacy Watchdog Google faces a possible investigation by Irish data privacy regulators related to reports that contractors had been able to listen to audio of users of its digital assistant technology....
03:32, 07/13/2019

Mueller testimony postponed until July 24 WASHINGTON — Special counsel Robert Mueller’s testimony to Congress has been delayed until July 24 under an agreement that gives lawmakers more time to question him. Mueller had been scheduled to testify July 17 before two House committees abou...
03:48, 07/13/2019

IRCTC Ticket Booking: Reservation Rules, Tatkal Timings And More Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation or IRCTC, the e-ticketing arm of Indian Railways, allows individual user to book a maximum of six tickets in a calendar month under certain......
04:48, 07/13/2019

UK police warn publishers not to use leaked documents A British investigation into the leaking of confidential diplomatic memos is raising press freedom issues with a police warning that U.K. media might face a criminal inquiry if leaked documents are published...
05:00, 07/13/2019

Stranger Things and The Blair Witch Project headline our favorite stories of the week Here’s a compilation of our favorite features published this week. Be sure to follow along with our TV recaps and check out all our recent reviews....
05:48, 07/13/2019

The US and EU are fighting over trade when they should be finding common cause If ever there was a "wrong war at the wrong time," the transatlantic trade conflict that's boiling this summer defines it, writes Atlantic Council CEO Frederick Kempe....
06:00, 07/13/2019

Yankees prospect Deivi Garcia has gotten Aaron Boone’s attention Before the Yankees’ 4-0 win over the Blue Jays on Friday night at the Stadium, Aaron Boone danced around a question asking if there was a scenario in which top pitching prospect Deivi Garcia could reach the big leagues this year. Nevertheless, ...
06:16, 07/13/2019

Boy Reading At Federer-Nadal Semi-Final Is Twitter's Newest Sensation Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal were going neck and neck in the first set and produced some of the best tennis shots one could ever dream of seeing but the young boy had his eyes glued to the book in......
06:16, 07/13/2019

"Be Kind": Neesham Urges Indian Fans To Re-Sell Their WC Final Tickets James Neesham wants Indian cricket fans to re-sell their World Cup 2019 final tickets on the official platform, to give other fans a chance to watch their team play....
06:16, 07/13/2019

Serena Williams to face Simona Halep in Wimbledon women's final Serena Williams will face Romanian tennis pro Simona Halep for the 11th time in her career Saturday as the two battle it out in the Women’s final at the All England Club. ...
06:48, 07/13/2019

Motor racing: Leclerc fastest in final British GP practice Charles Leclerc led team mate Sebastian Vettel in a Ferrari one-two in final practice for the British Grand Prix on Saturday with Formula One championship leader Lewis Hamilton third for Mercedes....
06:48, 07/13/2019

Google whistleblower launches project to keep tech ethical Jack Poulson’s non-profit group Tech Inquiry aims to make it easier for coders to speak outEmployees of tech companies should have the right to know when they are working on projects they may find ethically unacceptable, a former Google whistleblower...
07:16, 07/13/2019

Corbyn decries BBC's 'inaccuracies' over Labour antisemitism Labour leader says Panorama adopted ‘predetermined’ critical positionJeremy Corbyn has said there were “many, many, inaccuracies” in the BBC Panorama documentary about antisemitism in the party, saying that the programme adopted a “predetermined posi...
07:16, 07/13/2019

'My mother-in-law called me Walter White': how magic mushrooms rescued me from grief After our daughter’s death I was overwhelmed by pain and anxiety. Microdosing home-grown mushrooms helped me copeIt was spring when my wife’s waters broke, three months early. We rushed to hospital, terrified. If our daughter arrived now, she might n...
07:16, 07/13/2019

The Latest: Halep beats Serena Williams in Wimbledon final Simona Halep wins her first Wimbledon title and keeps Serena Williams from winning her eighth, beating the American 6-2, 6-2        ...
07:32, 07/13/2019

"Practice Before Next Photo-Op": Omar Abdullah Trolls Hema Malini Again Omar Abdullah, in a series of tweets, once again mocked BJP leader Hema Malini who was seen sweeping the premises outside Parliament as part of a cleanliness drive on Saturday....
07:32, 07/13/2019

Amazon Prime Day 2019: Here's the best deals for video gamers Tech columnist Marc Saltzman breaks down some of the best Amazon Prime Day deals for video gamers including headphones, Oculus VR and a Dell laptop.       ...
07:48, 07/13/2019

Iranian foreign minister heading to New York for U.N. conference: IRNA Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif was on his way to New York on Saturday to attend a United Nations conference, the official Islamic Republic News Agency said....
08:00, 07/13/2019

Monsoon rains kill 30 people in Nepal, others missing Flash floods and landslides in Nepal triggered by monsoon rains killed 15 people and injured 12 overnight while another 18 have gone missing, officials said on Saturday....
08:00, 07/13/2019

| Space odyssey for Wimbledon final coins Teenager Marni Johnson will flip the coin at the toss for the Wimbledon women's final as high as she can but not as high as it has already been - to space and back....
08:00, 07/13/2019

'This is tough stuff': Pence visits caged, unwashed, overcrowded migrants Men say they have been held for 40 days and want to brush teethVice-president claims migrants are ‘in good shape’Controversy continued on Saturday over Mike Pence’s visit to a detention facility on the Texas border, in which the vice-president said a...
08:16, 07/13/2019

This Death Star presidency is no ally for modern Britain The Kim Darroch affair is final proof that Trump’s America is increasingly at odds with the UK’s multicultural, democratic values and national interestKim Darroch is but the latest victim of Donald Trump’s Death Star presidency, which collides at ran...
08:16, 07/13/2019

House Dems pick party unity over ICE fight House Democratic leaders are likely to duck what could be their best chance to force President Donald Trump to fix squalid conditions at the border, out of fear of stirring up further infighting in the caucus.Democrats are pushing to relieve congeste...
08:16, 07/13/2019

Joe Biden takes indirect shot at Kamala Harris over her support for Medicare for All Former Vice President Joe Biden says he has “pretty profound differences” with some of his top rivals for the Democratic presidential nomination race over the costs and consequences of Medicare for All. Biden, the front-runner right now in the nomina...
08:32, 07/13/2019

Serena Williams vs Simona Halep live stream: how to watch Wimbledon 2019 ladies' final 2019 online from anywhere For many the greatest women’s player of all time, Serena Williams, is out to draw level with Margaret Court’s record of 24 Grand Slam titles as she faces Simona Halep today in the 2019 Wimbledon final. Making her first appearance on thi...
08:32, 07/13/2019

Top university split in row over erasing ‘racist’ science pioneers from the campus University College London may rename buildings to cut links to promoters of eugenicsThey were some of Britain’s greatest scientific pioneers. Based at University College London, they developed the first fingerprinting methods, the use of statistics i...
08:32, 07/13/2019

Jeffrey Epstein spent $350K to ‘influence’ potential witnesses: feds Millionaire convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein has already tried to buy the silence of two potential witnesses against him, Manhattan prosecutors charged Friday. The former hedge fund manager — who was arrested last week on child sex trafficking cha...
08:32, 07/13/2019

The Angels Paid Tribute To Tyler Skaggs With A Combined No-Hitter In their first home game since the death of 27-year-old pitcher Tyler Skaggs on July 1, the Angels threw a combined no-hitter in a 13-0 win over the Mariners on a night dedicated to the player’s memory....
08:48, 07/13/2019

| Clashes kill more than 100 fighters in northwest Syria More than 100 fighters were killed in clashes between regime and jihadist-led forces in northwest Syria, a war monitor said, as violence raged on the edge of an opposition bastion despite a September truce deal....
09:16, 07/13/2019

| Idrissa Gueye, Senegal's heart and soul Idrissa Gueye remains central to Aliou Cisse's plans at the heart of the Senegal midfield, and has excelled during their run to the Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals....
09:16, 07/13/2019

Liam Charles’ recipe for cherry bakewell custard tart | The Sweet Spot Like bakewell tart? Tick. Like custard tart? Tick. Now combine the two, add booze-soaked cherries and you have a summer party showstopperPut the flavours of a cherry bakewell in anything and I’m there. This could be in a cheesecake, layer cake, cramm...
09:32, 07/13/2019

Here’s how algorithms can protect us against deepfakes Deepfake videos are hard for untrained eyes to detect because they can be quite realistic. Whether used as personal weapons of revenge, to manipulate financial markets or to destabilize international relations, videos depicting people doing and sayin...
09:32, 07/13/2019

Ex-teacher Brittany Zamora sentenced to 20 years in prison for molesting student Ex-Goodyear teacher Brittany Zamora will be on probation for the rest of her life and must register as a sex offender.        ...
09:32, 07/13/2019

Jeffrey Epstein’s mysterious wealth could be explained by a Ponzi scheme The mystery source of Jeffrey Epstein’s wealth could be buried in a 1980s fraud case resurfacing as the billionaire financier faces a slew of sex-trafficking charges. For years, Epstein’s old boss, and former owner of The New York Post, S...
09:32, 07/13/2019

Wimbledon final: Serena Williams loses to Simona Halep of Romania in straight sets WIMBLEDON, England — Clutching her trophy 20 minutes after becoming Wimbledon’s champion, Simona Halep checked out the board inside Centre Court that lists tournament winners. Below all of the mentions of Serena Williams, her opponent in Saturd...
09:48, 07/13/2019

Harley-Davidson LiveWire Electric Motorcycle Unveiled Harley-Davidson intends to work on a complete range of electric motorcycles and the LiveWire will kick things off for the company in the electric mobility space....
09:48, 07/13/2019

Protein-Rich Foods: Include These High Protein Vegan Foods In Your Weight Loss Diet There are a plethora of vegan protein sources available for those following a plant-based diet. Try these protein-rich foods to fulfill your protein requirement....
09:48, 07/13/2019

Asus Max Pro M2 Gets Digital Wellbeing, Improved Call Quality in India Asus Max Pro M2 is currently receiving a FOTA update that brings the June 2019 Android security patch, Digital Wellbeing, upgraded earpiece performance, and other optimisations....
09:48, 07/13/2019

How cricket in India became one of the most valuable opportunities in sports The Indian Premier League, or IPL, is a relatively new league, but it is already one of the richest cricket tournaments on the planet. In 2018, the IPL was valued at $6.3 billion, according to financial advisory firm Duff & Phelps....
09:48, 07/13/2019

How being a female tech founder prepared this CEO to fight the medical system when she got cancer Leila Janah was diagnosed with a rare sarcoma at the age of 36. She put her entrepreneurial skills to use as a patient, both in getting access to an unapproved drugs and in getting her doctors on the same page....
09:48, 07/13/2019

Chess Grandmaster Caught Using His Phone While On The Toilet During A Tournament Latvian-Czech chess grandmaster Igors Rausis is reportedly under investigation after he was caught checking his phone while on the toilet in the middle of a tournament he was participating in. Rausis signed a declaration stating that the phone that i...
10:00, 07/13/2019

Trump halts fines on Obama-era fuel efficiency violations President Trump is undoing another piece of Barack Obama’s legacy. The president said Friday he would freeze fines imposed by his predecessor on automakers who produced new cars which violated stiff fuel efficiency standards, Reuters reported. ...
10:00, 07/13/2019

Wimbledon: Simona Halep's dominant win spoils Serena Williams' bid for 24th Grand Slam title Serena Williams’ bid for a 24th Grand Slam title was spoiled Saturday by No. 7 seed Simona Halep, who dominated Williams 6-2, 6-2 at Wimbledon.       ...
10:16, 07/13/2019

Albania club says UEFA 10-year ban on fixing is "prejudiced" Albania's Skenderbeu club has considered as "prejudiced, unilateral and predetermined" UEFA's 10-year ban, saying it will appeal the sanction at Switzerland's Federal Court       ...
10:16, 07/13/2019

Serena Williams loses her 3rd consecutive Grand Slam final Serena Williams' loss to Simona Halep at the All England Club was her third consecutive defeat in a Grand Slam final       ...
10:16, 07/13/2019

Serena Williams loses 24th Grand Slam title to Simona Halep Williams started stronger in the second set as the pair traded holds until it was 2-2, but Halep broke her in the fifth game and never looked back -- reeling off the next three games to seal the victory after just 56 minutes of play....
10:32, 07/13/2019

Help Me Understand Why This Hyundai's Wiper Aged So Much More Than the Rest of the Car I’ve got a little Friday afternoon mystery for you: the other day, I was in traffic, behind a 2004 or so Hyundai Santa Fe. Normally, not a terribly exciting vehicle to contemplate. But this one had a strange detail I don’t fully understand: for some ...
10:32, 07/13/2019

Weekend Motorsports Roundup: July 13-14th, 2019 Welcome to the Jalopnik Weekend Motorsports Roundup, where we let you know what’s going on in the world of racing, where you can see it, and where you can talk about it all in one convenient place. Where else would you want to spend your weekend?...
10:32, 07/13/2019

'Manufacturers are building cars designed to last, and it's hurting them' Opinion 13 Jul, 2019 The quality of cars today is so good that customers are keeping them longer which is hurting new car sales, says Mike Rutherford...
10:48, 07/13/2019

Twitter war of words erupts between Pelosi’s pals and AOC’s chief of staff Progressives in Congress trained more public criticism on the Democratic Party’s centrists, and the House’s official Twitter account hit back with a late-night tweet attacking Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s chief of staff. Sen. Jeff Merk...
11:16, 07/13/2019

Bottas pips Hamilton to pole at British Grand Prix Valtteri Bottas denied Lewis Hamilton pole position at his home British Grand Prix by the tiniest of margins, crossing the line just 0.006 seconds ahead of his Mercedes teammate....
11:16, 07/13/2019

Report Staffers Protesting Against "Privatisation": Railway Board The Railway Board has asked its zones to report staff members who participate in a three-day protest called next week by a workers' union against "privatisation" of the national transporter....
12:16, 07/13/2019

One Year Jail For Prisoner After Fight Over Dera Chief's Adopted Daughter A court in Sagar district of Madhya Pradesh has sentenced a prisoner to one year in jail for attacking an inmate during an argument over Honeypreet Insan, the adopted daughter of jailed Dera Sacha......
12:16, 07/13/2019

Watch: School Building In Assam Crashes Into Brahmaputra Amid Heavy Rain As Assam reels under intense rain and floods that have affected about 15 lakh people and killed at least seven, a video from the Morigaon district showed dramatic visuals of a school building......
12:16, 07/13/2019

Space Agency ISRO All Set For Launch Of Chandrayaan-2, Says Chairman ISRO is all set for the country's prestigious lunar mission, Chandrayaan-2, and ll preparations are going on for its launch on July 15, the space agency's chairman K Sivan said Saturday....
12:16, 07/13/2019

Puducherry Chief Minister, Kiran Bedi Meet To Discuss Budget A week after he staged a walked out, Chief Minister V Narayanasamy and Lieutenant Governor Kiran Bedi came face to face at a meeting of the Planning Board to finalize the budget in Puducherry on......
12:16, 07/13/2019

Police Constable Beaten To Death By Mob In Rajasthan A police constable was beaten to death in Rajasthan's Rajsamand district on Saturday, in the latest incident of mob violence that have triggered concern across the country....
12:16, 07/13/2019

Wait goes on for Williams as inspired Halep wins Wimbledon Serena Williams remained tantalisingly one short of a record-equalling 24 Grand Slam singles titles as Simona Halep thrashed the off-key American in a one-sided Wimbledon final on Saturday....
12:16, 07/13/2019

Cycling: Alaphilippe reclaims yellow and Pinot impresses in French tour de force Julian Alaphilippe reclaimed the Tour de France's yellow jersey and Thibaut Pinot underlined his title credentials as the French pair highly impressed in a spectacular eighth-stage finale on Saturday....
12:16, 07/13/2019

Hong Kong protests approach border of mainland China Thousands protested in a mainland China border town Saturday against China traders, riding on the momentum of weeks of extradition bill protests in Hong Kong....
12:48, 07/13/2019

New Zealand aim to put underdogs tag to rest for final time at World Cup • ‘England rightly deserve to be favourites’ – Kane Williamson• ‘Whatever dog we are, it’s important we focus on the cricket’In New Zealand, preparations for the World Cup final have been well advanced for months. The only problem is those plans are ...
12:48, 07/13/2019

Simona Halep stuns Serena Williams to win first Wimbledon title – video report Simona Halep played a near-flawless final on Saturday to become the first Romanian to win a Wimbledon singles title. Her 6-2, 6-2 win wrecked Serena Williams’ latest bid for a record-equalling 24th grand slam title Continue reading......
12:48, 07/13/2019

Simona Halep’s show of power and belief helps her realise Wimbledon dream | Sean Ingle The Romanian’s work on her mentality as well as groundstrokes paid dividends as she dismantled Serena WilliamsIt took 56 minutes into the biggest match of Simona Halep’s career for her legs to go finally wobbly. But at that point her opponent, Serena...
12:48, 07/13/2019

Serena Williams pays tribute to ‘little powerhouse’ Halep after final defeat • ‘It was just her day,’ says disappointed Williams • American admits her fitness has not been idealSerena Williams denied that nerves or the pressure of chasing down Margaret Court’s record of 24 grand slam titles had anything to do with her stunnin...
12:48, 07/13/2019

'Modern Family' star Ariel Winter says she’s 'not really a fame person' Though the beloved sitcom “Modern Family” has arguably propelled Ariel Winter to stardom, the actress — who has long played the character Alex Dunphy on the show — admitted this week that she doesn’t consider herself to be a “fame person.” ...
12:48, 07/13/2019

Thom Yorke review – a bard for hard times Grande salle Pierre Boulez, Philharmonie de ParisDancing like no one’s watching, with club beats bubbling under, Yorke brings a happy, dreamy dimension to his solo tourAn enthusiastic amateur for years, Thom Yorke’s career as a dancer really took off...
13:16, 07/13/2019

26 Dead, 56 Hurt in Somalia Hotel Attack, Al-Shabaab Claim Responsibility At least 26 people, including several foreigners, were killed and 56 injured in a suicide bomb and gun attack claimed by Al-Shabaab militants on a popular hotel in southern Somalia, a top regional......
13:16, 07/13/2019

Anthony Davis found out about Lakers trade on Instagram When the Los Angeles Lakers introduced Anthony Davis to the media on Saturday, the star revealed he actually found out about the trade on Instagram.       ...
13:16, 07/13/2019

New York FE: Buemi takes race one pole, main title rivals mid-pack Nissan e.dams's Sebastien Buemi took a commanding third Formula E pole of 2018/19 for the New York opener, as title contenders Jean-Eric Vergne and Lucas di Grassi qualified mid-pack...
13:16, 07/13/2019

Sainz's British GP qualifying lap "snowballed into a disaster" McLaren Formula 1 driver Carlos Sainz Jr says his qualifying effort for the British Grand Prix "snowballed into a disaster" as he was consigned to 13th on the grid...
13:16, 07/13/2019

Silverstone F2: Prema's Gelael withdraws hours before feature race Prema Racing driver Sean Gelael has withdrawn from this weekend's Silverstone Formula 2 round citing 'personal reasons', after being given a grid-drop just before the first race...
13:16, 07/13/2019

Barry makes landfall in Louisiana, weakens to tropical storm Hurricane Barry weakened to a tropical storm as it made landfall in Louisiana on Saturday, after a westward shift that appeared to spare low-lying New Orleans from the massive flooding feared earlier this week....
13:48, 07/13/2019

Most Louisiana refineries running as storm cuts 70% of offshore oil Tropical Storm Barry slowly moved on to the Louisiana coast and quickly weakened from hurricane strength on Saturday afternoon, leaving in its wake 70 percent of U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil production shut in, the U.S. government said....
13:48, 07/13/2019

Yankees’ bats handcuffed by lowly Blue Jays in odd one If you are searching for a reason to never wager on baseball, roll the tape of Saturday’s Blue Jays-Yankees game at Yankee Stadium that pitted the best team in the American League against one of the worst. You will find pitchers Clayton Richard, Nick...
14:16, 07/13/2019

Road statistics reveal so much about LA’s underrated offense Major League Baseball wants to keep the nation’s eyes glued to TVs (or other devices) on the heels of this week’s Home Run Derby and All-Star Game. That’s why the defending world champion Boston Red Sox are scheduled to host the Los Angeles Dodgers i...
14:16, 07/13/2019

Devils’ Jack Hughes wows with slick goal It’s been one hell of a week for Jack Hughes. Just 24 hours after signing his first contract, the Devils’ 2019 first-overall NHL draft pick scored a slick goal in front of fans Saturday afternoon during a 4-on-4 developmental camp scrimma...
14:16, 07/13/2019

Live Blogging the Democratic Presidential Candidates Competing to Be the Leftiest, at Netroots Because we are idiot masochists, we are spending this beautiful summer Saturday afternoon inside the Philadelphia Convention Center at the Netroots Nation Presidential Candidate Forum, where several candidates are scheduled to appear and tell us why ...
14:32, 07/13/2019

Florida woman says dad died of flesh-eating bacteria less than 48 hours after entering water A Tennessee man died just 48 hours after contracting a flesh-eating bacteria from waters in Florida after his daughter says the hospital he was treated at ignored her warnings that he had contracted necrotizing fasciitis....
14:48, 07/13/2019

Thousands demonstrate in Sudan to mark 40 days since deadly crackdown Tens of thousands demonstrated in cities across Sudan on Saturday, witnesses said, to mark 40 days since security forces killed dozens when they stormed a protest camp in the capital Khartoum....
15:00, 07/13/2019

Guaido security guards detained during break in Venezuela political talks Two members of Venezuelan National Assembly chief Juan Guaido's security detail were detained on Friday, both the opposition leader and government officials said on Saturday, during a pause in negotiations between the two divided political factions....
15:00, 07/13/2019

Iran will continue its oil exports under any conditions: Iran foreign minister Iran will continue its oil exports under any conditions, Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told his British counterpart Jeremy Hunt in a telephone call on Saturday, according to a statement on the Iranian foreign ministry website....
15:00, 07/13/2019

EU's Mogherini cautions against 'dangerous adventures' in the Middle East The European Union fully backs Iraq's efforts to de-escalate growing tensions between the United States and Iran because conflict will have dire consequences for all sides, EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said on Saturday....
15:00, 07/13/2019

Democrats criticize FTC's reported $5B fine against Facebook as 'slap on the wrist' The Federal Trade Commission's reported approval of a $5 billion fine to Facebook for failing to protect the privacy of its users has drawn criticism from Democratic lawmakers....
15:00, 07/13/2019

Jeffrey Epstein accused of paying off co-conspirators after newspaper reports Accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein made $350,000 in payments to a pair of possible co-conspirators after a series of newspaper stores detailed the allegations against him, prosecutors allege....
15:00, 07/13/2019

9th Circuit rules in favor of aid to non-sanctuary cities The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled in favor of the Department of Justice giving preference in awarding policing grants to non-sanctuary cities....
15:00, 07/13/2019

UK says Iran tanker will be freed, unless it goes to Syria The UK has told Iran that an Iranian tanker seized by British forces off the coast of Gibraltar last week would be released, so long as it did not go to Syria. Iran has pledged to continue oil exports....
15:16, 07/13/2019

'Shop Contest: Freelancing After Making, Winners! Construction work is hard work. So last week I asked you wonderful Kotaku readers to show me how the Mario Bros. make more money on the side. I got a whole bunch of...strange jobs. I’m not sure how well these pay, but I write about video games for a ...
15:32, 07/13/2019

Ex-‘SNL’ star and leukemia survivor Vanessa Bayer wrote a book to comfort sick kids When someone is very sick, it can be difficult to know what to say. Sometimes people get so uncomfortable, they don’t say anything at all. It’s even more confusing when the person who’s sick is a child. It’s something actress Vanessa Bayer experience...
15:48, 07/13/2019

OxyContin Made the Sacklers Rich. Now It's Tearing Them Apart. The billionaire family was so fractious one member tried to punch another in a board meeting. More recently, a rash of lawsuits, which accuse its Purdue Pharma of helping fuel the addiction crisis, has exacerbated these longstanding divisions and com...
15:48, 07/13/2019

Jennifer Lopez Gives Carli Lloyd a Lap Dance on Stage to Celebrate World Cup Victory Jennifer Lopez is very happy the U.S. women's national soccer team won the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup. A week after their win, their fourth such victory since 1991, J.Lo gave......
15:48, 07/13/2019

Bend, Snap and Clap Your Hands: It's Time to Pick Your Favorite Legally Blonde Character! What, like it's hard?! On this day, back in 2001, Legally Blonde first hit theaters and wow, has time flown by since its debut. Over the past 18 years we've seen Reese Witherspoon......
15:48, 07/13/2019

Cardi B isn’t the only star guilty of red-carpet courtroom style When Cardi B arrived at Queens Supreme Court last month to face two felony assault charges, the artist was decked out in designer duds: a two-toned designer suit from Barneys, Stuart Weitzman stilettos and a rare pink Hermès Birkin bag. The 26-year-o...
15:48, 07/13/2019

Patriots owner Robert Kraft pledges $100G to families of bikers killed in NH crash New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft pledged Saturday to donate $100,000 to the families of seven motorcyclists killed in a New Hampshire crash last month....
15:48, 07/13/2019

Report: Election Systems Across Country Still Rely on Windows 7, Which Loses Free Support Next Year Amid growing concern about the vulnerability of the U.S. election system to hackers, Pennsylvania told election officials they had to upgrade their machines last year. But according to a Saturday report in the Associated Press, though some 60 percent...
15:48, 07/13/2019

Egypt Opens 2 Ancient Pyramids for the First Time Since 1965 CAIRO — Egypt is opening two of its earliest pyramids, located about 25 miles (40 kilometers) south of the capital Cairo, to visitors for the first time since 1965. Antiquities Minister Khaled el-Anany also told reporters on Saturday that Egypt...
16:00, 07/13/2019

Mom whose embryo was wrongly implanted in Queens woman tells all Weeks of legal wrangling and a secret courtroom proceeding left Anni Manukyan and her husband Ashot afraid they’d never see the son they didn’t initially know they had....
16:16, 07/13/2019

Newborn who stopped breathing saved by deputy during traffic stop A South Carolina deputy got more than he bargained for during a traffic stop in Summerville, when he wound up saving the life of an infant who had stopped breathing....
16:16, 07/13/2019

New twist in search for missing Vatican teen with discovery of two 19th century ossuaries The mysterious, 1983 disappearance of a Vatican official's teen daughter took another intriguing turn on Saturday with the discovery of a pair of "ossuaries" -- small, box-like chambers containing remains of the dead -- belonging to two 19th century ...
16:16, 07/13/2019

| Equality is my cause: Serena puts King in her place Serena Williams delivered a stinging rebuke to fellow tennis legend Billie Jean King who said she should focus on tennis and stop behaving like a celebrity and fighting for equality....
16:32, 07/13/2019

Red Sox trade for Andrew Cashner to strike first in AL arms race Your move, Brian Cashman. The Red Sox struck first in the AL East arms race by acquiring starting pitcher Andrew Cashner and cash consideration from the Orioles on Saturday. Boston is sending Baltimore minor league infielder Noelberth Romero and outf...
16:48, 07/13/2019

Barry drenches Louisiana after weakening to tropical storm Hurricane Barry weakened to a tropical storm as it made landfall in Louisiana on Saturday, after a westward shift that appeared to spare low-lying New Orleans from the massive flooding feared earlier this week....
16:48, 07/13/2019

|ClientsmayhavelostR100mormore,saysFSCAonStringfellowarrest Thomas Stringfellow turned himself in to Johannesburg police following investigations into his conduct when handling funds from Stringfellow Group's clients....
17:00, 07/13/2019

|SAbraindrainworsensasexpatsplugskillsgapsabroad,saysnewreport Xpatweb's recently released annual Critical Skills Survey highlights the top critical skills that employers struggle to recruit within local borders....
17:00, 07/13/2019

|WATCH:Byebye,VWBeetle Volkswagen has ended the production of the iconic Beetle at the company’s assembly plant in Puebla, Mexico, as the Beetle drives off into automobile history....
17:00, 07/13/2019

Lorenzo Gobbo: Italian cyclist in intensive care after he is punctured by a piece of track Italian cyclist Lorenzo Gobbo is in intensive care after he was punctured by a piece of wooden track at the European Junior Championships in Belgium....
17:16, 07/13/2019

Cuba debuts modern Chinese train as rail overhaul begins The first train using new equipment from China has pulled out of Havana, hauling excited passengers on the start of a 915 kilometer (516 mile) journey to the eastern end of the island as the government tries to overhaul the aging and decrepit rail sy...
17:48, 07/13/2019

Venezuelan authorities arrest 2 Guaidó security guards Venezuelan authorities have detained two members of opposition leader Juan Guaidó’s security team and accused them of trying to sell weapons belonging to the state...
17:48, 07/13/2019

Army to Test New Helluva Way to Die: Robotic Combat Vehicles The U.S. Army—which has already been testing robotic squad vehicles like the Multi-Utility Tactical Transport (MUTT) and semi-autonomous targeting systems like the Advanced Targeting and Lethality Automated System (ATLAS)—says it will conduct live-fi...
18:32, 07/13/2019

Russia launches cutting-edge telescope into orbit If all goes well, the telescope will arrive at its designated position in three months, becoming the first Russian spacecraft to operate beyond Earth's orbit since the Soviet era....
19:00, 07/13/2019

Cuba takes first step in railways upgrade with Chinese, Russian help Cuba's first new train passenger cars in more than four decades set off on their maiden journey across the island on Saturday in what the government hopes will prove a total revamp of its decrepit railway system with help from allies Russia and China...
19:32, 07/13/2019

Jennifer Lopez concert evacuated as Manhattan power outage spreads A major Manhattan power outage spread south to Madison Square Garden on Saturday night, plunging the Jennifer Lopez concert into darkness, multiple twitter users said....
19:32, 07/13/2019

Carranza crony hired despite stake in company that’s made millions in business with DOE Chancellor Richard Carranza hired a California friend to oversee the city’s struggling schools despite his pal keeping a financial stake in a software company that has since racked up millions of dollars in business with the Department of Education, ...
19:32, 07/13/2019

Stare in Awe at Valtteri Bottas' Record Silverstone Pole Position Lap Wow, wow, wow. Qualifying for the British Grand Prix this morning wasn’t particularly mind-blowing with excitement, but Mercedes proved it was back on top by setting a new Silverstone lap record. Valtteri Bottas stormed the circuit to produce not onl...
19:32, 07/13/2019

How to Automatically Close Safari Tabs on Your iPhone I probably use my phone to search for at least a dozen things on the web every day, often more. For each search or visit to a favorite website, I instinctively open a new tab. Eventually, that means I have a pretty significant number of tabs open on ...
19:48, 07/13/2019

Police investigating fatal hit-and-run TUCSON – The Tucson Police Department needs your help finding one of the driver’s involved in a deadly hit-and-run. Police say the crash happened around 11:00 pm on Friday night near the area of E. Broadway Blvd and S. Langley Avenue. Off...
20:48, 07/13/2019

Southern Arizona family raising awareness for domestic violence TUCSON —  A Southern Arizona mother is grieving the loss of her daughter who was shot and killed just a few weeks ago. On Saturday, the family of 25-year-old Marilynn Pacheco held a car wash near Alvernon and Grant to raise money for emergency ...
20:48, 07/13/2019

Buemi wins New York E-Prix thriller as title race hots up Sebastien Buemi broke a two-year win drought to take the first race of the New York City double-header Saturday and keep alive his Formula E world title hopes as championship leader Jean-Eric Vergne finished out of the points....
21:00, 07/13/2019

Dwight Gooden’s son says dad’s drug and booze issues are ‘disappointing’ Troubled Met legend Dwight Gooden’s battles with drugs and booze are “disappointing,” his son told The Post. “Doc” Gooden was busted last month in New Jersey for cocaine possession and driving under the influence. The June 7 arrest is the latest chap...
21:00, 07/13/2019

Top Puerto Rican officials resign over profanity-laced chat Puerto Rico’s Gov. Ricardo Rosselló says his chief financial officer and secretary of state will step down following their participation in a private chat that used profanities to describe an ex-New York City official and a federal control board...
21:00, 07/13/2019

Hit By Huge Power Outage, Manhattan Plunges Into Darkness Subway stations plunged into darkness and the billboards of Times Square suddenly flicked off as New York's Manhattan was hit by a power outage on Saturday....
21:32, 07/13/2019

Turkey Ignores US Warnings Over Russian S-400 Missile Deployment Turkey ignored US warnings as it continued Saturday to take delivery of Russia's S-400 missile defence system near Ankara, a defence minstry statement indicated....
21:32, 07/13/2019

Tropical Storm Barry Pelts Louisiana, Millions Brace For Flooding Major storm Barry slammed into Louisiana on Saturday, pelting the region with heavy rain and ferocious winds as millions of Americans braced for the serious flooding expected to follow....
21:32, 07/13/2019

New York City crippled by blackout Power has been restored after a blackout plunged midtown Manhattan into darkness for more than five hours. Broadway shows were cancelled, people were trapped in subways and traffic was snarled at intersections....
21:32, 07/13/2019

Legendary Black Knights: Mysterious Medieval Entities of Neutrality Black Knights began to appear in history during the Middle Ages. Since the 13th century, a series of legends mentioning the mysterious Black Knights emerged. Although the Black Knights were said to have carried out good deeds and fought to protect ci...
22:00, 07/13/2019

660,000 Sign Up to Take Area 51 By Storm and ‘See Them Aliens’ As of today, there are almost 660,000 people who’ve signed up to attend a Facebook event on September 20. What’s all the fuss about?  ...
22:00, 07/13/2019

US issues final rules halting increase of fuel efficiency penalties The Trump administration isn't deterred by legal attempts to preserve a once-planned increase in fuel efficiency penalties. The NHTSA has issued final rules freezing the fine at $5.50 for every tenth of a mile per gallon a new vehicle consumes ...
22:00, 07/13/2019

Woody Harrelson is the new king of Wimbledon Consider this a public service announcement for anyone who saw Woody Harrelson trending on Twitter today, and worried that something terrible had happened to the three-time Oscar nominee: He’s fine. Possibly even fantastic, as far as we can tell, bec...
22:32, 07/13/2019

The Russos are teasing some kind of Community thing at Comic-Con It’s one of those weird little touches of modern pop culture that the guys who spent the last few years directing some of the most explosive, expensive, and box-office-smashingly bombastic films in Hollywood history got their start in the world of ni...
22:32, 07/13/2019

New York moments: choir, Broadway casts perform in the street during blackout When a massive blackout plunged much of Manhattan into darkness on Saturday evening, a choir and the casts of Broadway musicals entertained tourists with impromptu performances in the street....
23:16, 07/13/2019

| Sudanese protesters demand justice for army crackdown victims Thousands of Sudanese protesters have poured onto the streets of Khartoum and other cities to mark the 40th day since the deadly dispersal of a sit-in outside the army headquarters that killed more than 100 people....
23:16, 07/13/2019

Impending immigration raids across US spark anxiety and protests Raids expected to target 2,000 migrants in nearly a dozen citiesVigils held from Los Angeles to BerlinImmigration raids conducted by the Trump administration are expected in major US cities on Sunday, a prospect that has sparked vigils, protests, con...
23:16, 07/13/2019

‘I’d drink my jacuzzi’: how earthquake scientists prepare for the 'big one' After major temblors rock California, four earthquake scientists in areas of high seismic risk reveal their own plans for when the worst hitsTwo back-to-back earthquakes, of magnitude 6.4 and 7.1, hit southern California in less than 24 hours last we...
23:16, 07/13/2019

Get with the programme: how to make an audio show Our critic switches sides to learn the technical skills involved in making a podcastFor this job, which I love, I spend a lot of time listening to audio: radio programmes, podcasts, soundscapes. I wonder about the presenting, I unpick the constructio...
23:48, 07/13/2019

20-Hour Countdown To Moon Mission Ticking, Chandrayaan-2 Set For Lift-Off The twenty-hour countdown for the launch of Chandrayaan-2 mission, India's most ambitious space mission yet which aims to place a robotic rover on the moon, began this morning at 6.51 am. The moon......
23:48, 07/13/2019

LEADING OFF: Stroman at Yankee Stadium, Red Sox get Cashner LEADING OFF: Stroman starts at Yankee Stadium as trade talk swirls, Red Sox get Cashner from the Orioles, Ryu pitches at Fenway Park       ...
00:00, 07/14/2019

Rapids, Timbers play to 2-2 tie in Portland Colorado midfielder Sam Nicholson scored the tying goal in the 76th minute and the Rapids played to a 2-2 draw with the Portland Timbers       ...
00:00, 07/14/2019

Trout, Pujols power Angels to 9-2 victory over Mariners Mike Trout hit a two-run home run, Albert Pujols had four RBIs and the Los Angeles Angels followed up a no-hitter with a 9-2 win over the Seattle Mariners       ...
00:00, 07/14/2019

Long Island woman public-safety officer sexually assaulted her A Long Island woman claims a Patchogue public-safety officer sexually assaulted her. She alleges she was walking on the village’s Main Street in April 2018 when Dennis Fajardo pulled up and ordered her into his car. Fajardo, who does not carry a weap...
00:32, 07/14/2019

MLB notebook: Nationals ace Scherzer on 10-day IL The Washington Nationals placed ace right-hander Max Scherzer on the 10-day injured list on Saturday due to back issues. The move is retroactive to July 10....
00:32, 07/14/2019

Florida ‘doomsday prepper’ couple accused of enslaving and abusing two women Two women escaped from a Florida farm where they were held captive, forced into hard labor, and physically and sexually abused for years by an unhinged couple preparing for the end of the world, authorities said....
00:48, 07/14/2019

Kepler homers in five straight at-bats vs. Bauer Max Kepler connected for home runs his first two times up Saturday night against Trevor Bauer, giving the Minnesota outfielder five homers in his past five at-bats against the Cleveland right-hander....
01:00, 07/14/2019

IPL Franchises Discuss New Teams, BCCI Wants Stability First: Reports The BCCI officials want all bases covered first and don't wish for a repeat of the 2011 fiasco when the league had to go back from 10 to 8 teams due to certain issues....
01:00, 07/14/2019

Neymar Says He's Fit, Posts Mischievous Barcelona Video PSG were upset at Neymar's no-show at the resumption of training last week, an absence that fuelled speculation of his possible departure back to Barcelona....
01:00, 07/14/2019

Downturn looms as UAW talks start up Despite an economy that's gotten healthier since the previous few rounds of contract talks, the scene is set for this year's negotiations to be more daunting as both sides stubbornly dig in their heels....
01:00, 07/14/2019

The New Zealand government paid gun owners $288,000 for their weapons after semi-automatic ban in the wake of the Christchurch shootings TVNZ via AP New Zealand officials said the first of more than 250 planned gun buyback events was a success. The buyback events were launched after the government banned certain types of semi-automatic weapons in the wake of the Christchurch shootin...
01:16, 07/14/2019

Suspicious bones were found in a Vatican building while investigators were digging into the case of a girl who disappeared in 1983 AP Investigators have found bones in a Vatican building that they will test next week to see if they belong to a 15-year-old girl who disappeared from Rome in 1983. Emanuela Orlandi, whose disappearance has captivated Italians for decades, was the d...
01:16, 07/14/2019

Prince George got a tennis lesson from Roger Federer, who said the potential future king's game is 'already good' AP/AP Kate Middleton revealed earlier this month that Prince George got a tennis lesson from Roger Federer. Federer called the future king "cute," and said that it was a "big" deal to be considered his favorite tennis player. Visit INSIDER's homepag...
01:16, 07/14/2019

How To Tell If You Have A Sleep Disorder If you think you might have a sleep disorder, consider how much of your life is altered by poor sleep. If it impacts your ability to participate in school/work you might have a sleep problem...
01:32, 07/14/2019

Bringing Up Baby: Paternity Leave Is Not Fit For Purpose "Without adequately-funded, universally applied, widely-understood and socially encouraged parental leave, we’re all losers: fathers, mothers and, of course, children"...
01:32, 07/14/2019

| Seized Iranian tanker could be released after 'guarantees', says UK govt British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has moved to ease tensions with Tehran, saying the Iranian oil tanker being held by authorities in Gibraltar will be released if there is a guarantee it is not heading to Syria....
01:48, 07/14/2019