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Why So Many Ships Are Red On The Bottom

Ships being red below their waterline goes way back to when even the largest vessels were made of wood. You wouldn’t want sea worms eating your hull, would you?...

Why So Many Ships Are Red On The Bottom

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Dispatch: Fire At Conley Bottom Marina WAYNE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– A large fire has damaged a portion of a Wayne County marina. It happened just before 2:30 a.m. Monday at the Conley Bottom Marina in Monticello. Viewer photo from Phillip and Sherry Rose Officials tell LEX 18 two fir...
05:00, 05/20/2019

Nissan CEO expects profits to hit 'rock bottom' Nissan CEO Hiroto Saikawa’s dour outlook came as Japan’s No. 2 automaker reported a 45 percent plunge in operating profit in the fiscal year ended March 31. Net income dropped 57 percent....
10:00, 05/14/2019

Netherlands wins Eurovision as the UK drops to the bottom The Netherlands triumphed at a glitzy Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv, Israel, taking home the crown after a typically kitsch and occasionally political show in Tel Aviv....
16:16, 05/18/2019

Mets ‘have to make hay’ during this stretch vs. bottom-feeders As badly as the Mets have played, at least they aren’t the Marlins and Nationals. That becomes a relevant point beginning Friday, when manager Mickey Callaway’s beleaguered bunch begins a stretch of 13 straight games against those NL East slackers. A...
03:16, 05/10/2019

$13,000 NES cartridge found at the bottom of a Safeway sack One of approximately 90 legitimate Nintendo World Championship cartridges was unearthed in Seattle on Tuesday, by way of a freak sale of old, common NES games. Notice the "0302" at the top? That's a previously undiscovered serial number. ...
03:48, 08/08/2019

Bitcoin: How to Spot a Price Bottom in Real Time "How did I miss THAT?!" When you look back at some market reversals, at times you just want to smack yourself in the forehead. But don't beat yourself up: Hindsight is 20/20, and spotting a trend change in real time is VERY hard. Watch our Crypto Pro...
12:48, 08/06/2019

‘Bottom of the 9th’ writer has his own Rocky-esque underdog tale If it isn’t quite “Rocky Balboa plays baseball,” the recently released film “Bottom of the 9th,” starring real life couple Joe Manganiello and Sofia Vergara, carries more than a bit of that underdog vibe. It’s a fun, understated movie about a gruff N...
13:16, 08/01/2019

Top to bottom: Oklahoma, Kansas help start Big 12 media days The Big 12 is kicking off its football media days at the home stadium of the NFL's Dallas Cowboys where the league plays its championship game       ...
04:16, 07/15/2019

Britain must get to bottom of Huawei leak: UK finance minister Britain must get to the bottom of the leak of confidential discussions during a top-level security meeting about the role of China's Huawei Technologies in 5G network supply chains, British finance minister Philip Hammond said on Friday....
17:32, 04/28/2019

Lucas Glover’s journey from rock bottom to PGA renaissance It was a familiar sound as rain pelted down on the tent and Lucas Glover sat inside on the grounds of Bethpage State Park and talked golf. But it has been a long 10 years between his win here at the 2009 U.S. Open and this week’s PGA Championship, st...
04:32, 05/14/2019

Nissan boss says it's hit 'rock bottom' as profits slump Nissan boss Hiroto Saikawa said the car maker had hit "rock bottom" as it reported a sharp fall in annual profits and continued to grapple with the fall-out from the arrest of Carlos Ghosn....
06:32, 05/14/2019

Jon Lester hits Cubs rock bottom with 11-run disaster Cubs ace Jon Lester has likely hit his lowest point in his 14-year career. The veteran left-hander gave up 11 runs (10 earned) Tuesday in an 11-4 loss to the A’s, the second most in any start of his career. “What happened is I gave up 11 runs, ...
09:48, 08/07/2019

UK near bottom of European bathing waters league table Just 63% of Britain’s beaches meet most stringent water quality standardThe UK has one of the lowest proportions of top quality bathing waters in Europe, according to research by the European Environment Agency.Just 63.2% of Britain’s beaches met the...
14:48, 06/06/2019

Mulberry swings to loss as UK and investment hit bottom line Mulberry, the luxury brand known for its leather handbags, swung into the red in its last financial year as tough UK trading and Asia investment combined to hit its bottom line....
00:48, 06/19/2019

Tiger Woods sinks to the bottom at Northern Trust This is how Tiger Woods’ day went in Thursday’s opening round of the Northern Trust at Liberty National: Not only did he rarely have honors at the tee boxes because of how poorly he was playing, he didn’t even have honors at one of those portable toi...
16:16, 08/08/2019

Companies See Climate Change Hitting Their Bottom Lines in the Next 5 Years Some of the world's largest companies estimate they face roughly $1 trillion in climate-related risks, with most of that looming in just the next five years....
23:16, 06/03/2019

U.S. Congress launches ‘top-to-bottom’ antitrust probe into tech giants On Monday, the House Judiciary Committee announced a sweeping antitrust probe of unspecified technology companies. In a statement, it promised "a top-to-bottom review of the market power held by giant tech platforms."...
01:16, 06/04/2019

Classic Spongebob Game Battle for Bikini Bottom Is Getting Remade SpongeBob SquarePants: Battle for Bikini Bottom, released back in 2003 and very good for both the time and now, is being remade for the PC, PS4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch....
17:00, 06/05/2019

Rock bottom: the embarrassing attachments people have fired off in error The woman who sent a carpet-fitting firm a photo of her bare behind is just the latest person to attach the wrong photo to an emailIt is a peril of modern communication. You message a company on Facebook to arrange a quote – and end up sending a pict...
10:00, 06/12/2019

Cramer: Here's how to spot the market bottom and maximize returns in your portfolio "You typically don't get a real bottom until the estimate cuts have been made, the stocks been softened up, and the clueless hot money has abandoned it," Jim Cramer says....
21:16, 06/12/2019

New report ranks Arizona in bottom five states in conditions for kids ARIZONA- Nearly three in ten children in Arizona live in homes where no parent has a stable, full-time job, according to the latest KIDS COUNT report. The report finds that Arizona ranks in the bottom five states in condition for kids. KIDS COUNT Dat...
12:48, 06/18/2019

Nets’ Durant-Irving coup already helping their bottom line LAS VEGAS — The Nets have always struggled to draw fans. They actually failed to sell out a 2002 Finals game in East Rutherford, NJ — something no other team failed to do until Golden State recently — and they were dead last in the league in attendan...
23:16, 07/09/2019

Chinese envoy says Canada-China relations have hit ‘rock bottom’ The remarks come at a time of heightened tensions following the December arrest of Chinese telecom executive Meng Wanzhou in Vancouver on an extradition request by the United States....
16:48, 05/23/2019

Study: Heavy metals in N Carolina lake bottom extensive RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A Duke University scientist says a toxic stew of coal ash has spilled repeatedly and apparently unnoticed from storage pits at a Wilmington power plant into an adjoining lake, and flooding from Hurricane Florence was only the lat...
06:48, 06/03/2019

Pair of Apple Watches survive for two weeks at bottom of lake A pair of Apple Watches was recently recovered in perfectly fine working condition in Connecticut, where they’d spent two weeks at the bottom of a lake in one of the more remarkable stories we’ve seen so far about the resilience of Apple’s signature ...
10:48, 08/08/2019

Apple Watch remarkably survives for two weeks at the bottom of a lake A pair of Apple Watches was recently recovered in perfectly fine working condition in Connecticut, where they’d spent two weeks at the bottom of a lake in one of the more remarkable stories we’ve seen so far about the resilience of Apple&...
22:16, 08/07/2019

Bitcoin Cash: How to Spot a Price Bottom in Real Time "How did I miss THAT?!" When you look back at some market reversals, at times you just want to smack yourself in the forehead. But don't beat yourself up: Hindsight is 20/20, and spotting a trend change in real time is VERY hard. Watch our Crypto Pro...
11:48, 08/07/2019

In Huge Bummer, Jeremy Lin Says He's Hit "Rock Bottom" In Free Agency The NBA is more fun with Jeremy Lin in it. And on a more practical level, he can still be a useful rotation player. Before a midseason move to Toronto that got him a ring but reduced his usage to garbage time, he averaged 10.7 points and 3.5 assists ...
11:16, 07/28/2019

Businesses must promote diversity – not just because it's good for the bottom line | Tim Ryan Too many of America’s workplaces are not representative of our communities. In a divided country, we have a duty to advance diversity and inclusionWe’re living in a country of growing division and tension, and it’s having an impact at work. But it’s ...
07:32, 05/01/2019

Jeremy Lin breaks down over NBA free agency: 'It keeps getting more rock bottom' – video A tearful Jeremy Lin said 'rock bottom just seems to keep getting more and more rock bottom for me' as the 30-year-old struggles to catch on with a team in free agency. Addressing a Christian group in Taiwan, Lin revealed that he thinks the NBA has g...
16:16, 07/29/2019

KAR posts higher revenue in Q1, but TradeRev rollout still weighs on bottom line KAR's TradeRev business showed an operating loss of $16.8 million in the first quarter as the company continues to invest in expanding the online auction service....
13:16, 05/08/2019

US' Decision To End Iran Oil Waivers Hurt India's Bottom Line: Envoy The decision of the United States to stop issuing waivers for the purchase of Iranian oil has hurt India's bottom line and New Delhi hopes that Washington will show similar flexibility in issues it......
19:48, 08/06/2019

100GB of data at a rock bottom price - there's no beating this iPhone XS deal No matter which iPhone XS deal you go with, you're probably going to be paying a pretty big price for it - that's just the game Apple plays nowadays. So if you're going to put the financial investment into this premium device, you migh...
08:00, 06/22/2019

Mark Meadows: John Durham will 'get to the bottom of' Russia investigation origins The federal prosecutor named by Attorney General William Barr to look into the origins of the Russia investigation will come to a substantive conclusion, according to Rep. Mark Meadows....
23:32, 06/24/2019

Study: Top, bottom blood pressure numbers each predict cardiovascular risk The systolic and diastolic blood pressure readings -- which are the top and bottom numbers -- both independently forecast the risk of heart attack and stroke, according to new research....
07:32, 07/18/2019

After hitting rock bottom, Nationals are revitalized – and a terrifying postseason opponent Washington was 12 games under .500 near the end of May, but have turned things around and find themselves in a pennant race.       ...
14:16, 08/05/2019

SpongeBob SquarePants: Battle for Bikini Bottom Rehydrated is a remake of his most popular game THQ Nordic announced Spongebog SquarePants: Battle for Bikini Bottom Rehydrated today. The 3D platformer is coming out for PS4, Xbox One, Switch, and PC.Read More...
10:48, 06/05/2019

Explorer reaches bottom of Mariana Trench, sets new record for deepest dive ever Explorer and businessman Victor Vescovo descended 35,853 feet (10,927 meters) into the Pacific Ocean, breaking the record for deepest dive ever. At the very bottom, he found colorful rocky structures, weird critters and the ever-pervasive mark of hum...
12:48, 05/14/2019

Classic SpongeBob SquarePants game 'Battle for Bikini Bottom' coming to PS4, Switch, Xbox One and PC Publisher THQ Nordic has announced that a new version of classic SpongeBob SquarePants video game "Battle for Bikini Bottom" is coming to the PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One and PC....
11:16, 06/05/2019

Homeowners' Association Finds Stolen Mud-Filled 1983 Pontiac Firebird At The Bottom Of A Lake It seems like every story we write about HOAs involves them trying to rid their pristine neighborhoods of weird old cars (and sometimes planes), and this one is no different. Well, actually it is a little different, because this 1983 Pontiac Firebird...
04:00, 08/16/2019

A $61 billion trade. Record-breaking busts. Rock-bottom prices. The meth crisis is spiraling out of control Deep in the jungle in Thailand's northern Chiang Mai province, a unit of armed border officers were on duty late last month when they stumbled on a cave stuffed with drugs....
08:00, 07/20/2019

Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins reveals unseen photo of Moon landing crew he 'found at the bottom of a box' Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins has revealed a previously unseen photo of the famous Moon landing crewmembers that he “found at the bottom of a box.”...
10:48, 06/18/2019

UK must look after its own ships in the Gulf, says Pompeo US secretary of state’s comment reflects tensions with UK over Iran nuclear dealThe UK must be responsible for the safety of its own ships in the Gulf, the US secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, has said.His remarks reflect unresolved tensions between B...
07:48, 07/22/2019

August Wilson's Ma Rainey's Black Bottom Film Adaptation Confirmed With Viola Davis and Chadwick Boseman to Star, Denzel Washington to Produce Another one of August Wilson’s brilliant plays is coming to the silver screen! Get ready to sound the trumpets because this time, it’s Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom....
08:48, 06/20/2019

Dark Phoenix and Galaxy's Edge Hit Disney's Bottom Line, But Disney + and Many Remakes Are on the Way We’re not even through with summer and Walt Disney Studios has already grossed a record-breaking $8 billion at the international box office. And yet, even with that, 2019 hasn’t been a total win for one of the largest media brands in the world.Read m...
11:16, 08/07/2019

A tearful Jeremy Lin says free agency has him at 'rock bottom' Jeremy Lin was in tears over weekend while reflecting upon state of his career. Lin is currently a free agent, with little interest from NBA teams.       ...
15:48, 07/28/2019

Are cruise ships climate killers? The sea cruise industry is booming, and yet protests are growing: Critics claim these floating hotel complexes not only pollute the environment, but also bring cities to the brink of collapse. Here's a fact check....
07:48, 06/21/2019

Women Take the Helm on Cruise Ships The cruise industry—which has historically drawn many officers from the male-dominated field of cargo shipping—is trying to attract more female captains and senior ship staff to address a labor shortage....
12:00, 07/24/2019

The biggest cruise ships in the world 24/7 Tempo determined the largest cruise ships based on the maximum number of non-crew passengers they can accommodate.       ...
14:48, 07/23/2019

Are cruise ships fueling overtourism? Cruise operators say they are working hard to mitigate their impact on crowded tourist destinations and the main problems lie elsewhere, but some campaigners insist limiting ship access is the only answer....
15:00, 08/16/2019

UAE says 4 ships targeted by 'sabotage' off its coast The United Arab Emirates says that four commercial ships "were subjected to sabotage operations" after false reports circulated in Lebanese and Iranian media outlets saying there had been explosions at one of the nation's seaports....
23:00, 05/12/2019

Iran 'almost certainly' sabotaged ships off UAE, Bolton says U.S. national security adviser Bolton said on Wednesday that ships sabotaged off the United Arab Emirates coast were attacked "almost certainly by Iran." ...
06:48, 05/29/2019

Bolton says Iran 'almost certainly' sabotaged ships off UAE U.S. national security adviser Bolton said on Wednesday that ships sabotaged off the United Arab Emirates coast were attacked "almost certainly by Iran." ...
00:32, 05/29/2019

The huge ships taking over the seas When Symphony of the Seas, an 18-deck cruise ship measuring longer than a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, sailed out of port for the very first time this April, it smashed yet another size record in the cruise industry....
11:00, 05/13/2019

UAE says 4 ships targeted by ‘sabotage’ off its coast The United Arab Emirates says that four commercial ships “were subjected to sabotage operations” after false reports circulated in Lebanese and Iranian media outlets saying there had been explosions at one of the nation’s seaports...
10:48, 05/12/2019

Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins shares unreleased photo he found 'at the bottom of a box' Michael Collins, who was the Command Module pilot during the Apollo 11 mission, shared what he says is a previously unreleased photo of the crew.        ...
11:16, 06/17/2019

Venice protests against huge cruise ships After a 275-meter cruise ship crashed into a tourist boat, Venice residents have demanded that the giant vessels stay away. The issue of cruise liners sailing Venice's Giudecca Canal has long been a point of tension....
14:32, 06/08/2019

World War II ships: From Rosie the Riveter to rustbuckets The S.S. Lane Victory is one of just three remaining Victory ships from World War II but veterans and volunteers are fighting rust and deterioration.        ...
16:32, 05/23/2019

UK tells ships to stay out of Iranian waters British officials are warning the nation's ships against sailing through the Straits of Hormuz because of threats from Iran, amid western efforts to provide escorts for the ships that due attempt the passage....
11:48, 07/22/2019

Tired of Model Ships? Try a Priceless Turner A series of prestigious exhibitions—including a J. M. W Turner show on loan from Tate Britain—mark a sea change in approach at Connecticut’s Mystic Seaport Museum...
10:48, 07/28/2019

IMO agrees on stricter efficiency targets for some ships The International Maritime Organization (IMO) on Friday agreed stricter energy efficiency targets for certain types of ships in an effort to speed up action to cut the sector's emissions....
15:00, 05/17/2019

Panama says canal operating normally; no ships detained Panama's Canal Authority said on Wednesday that the canal was operating normally and without delays, adding that no ships had been detained in the trade waterway....
14:16, 08/07/2019

U.S. warns commercial ships Iran may be meddling with GPS The U.S. government has issued a new warning about possible navigating concerns to the commercial shipping industry, due to a recent spate of attacks in the Persian Gulf and Strait of Hormuz....
18:48, 08/08/2019

Venice to restrict huge cruise ships Venice is to start rerouting cruise ships away from its historic center, in a victory for residents tired of the enormous vessels towering over the city's skyline....
20:16, 08/08/2019

Iran "Almost Certainly" Behind Attack On Ships Off UAE: John Bolton US National Security Advisor John Bolton said Wednesday Iran was "almost certainly" behind attacks on ships off the United Arab Emirates earlier this month....
09:32, 05/29/2019

Cruise ships vs. the environment: The 10 costliest offenses 24/7 Tempo found 10 of the costliest cruise environmental violations, from Princess Cruises, Cunard Line, Carnival cruises and others.       ...
11:16, 07/26/2019

Salvini’s Standoff at Sea Highlights Italy’s War on Rescue Ships The interior minister, who may bring down the government and force new elections, finds another opportunity to score political points over migration....
17:00, 08/16/2019

Iranian Ships Try to Block U.K. Tanker in Strait of Hormuz Three Iranian vessels attempted to impede the passage of a commercial tanker through the Strait of Hormuz, the British government said, a move that threatens to escalate already high tensions in the region....
23:48, 07/10/2019

Southern EU leaders criticize migrant rescue ships Leaders southern EU states tried to develop a common political and economic stance ahead of an EU summit. Migration was one issue topping the agenda with a call for rescue ships to give way to the Libyan coast guard....
23:00, 06/14/2019

Ships in Gulf were attacked, other vessels at risk: INTERTANKO The tanker association INTERTANKO said on Thursday that two vessels had been attacked in the Middle East and there were growing worries for the safety of ships and their crews sailing through the Strait of Hormuz....
07:00, 06/13/2019

Barcelona mayor promises crackdown on cruise ships Ada Colau will also oppose airport expansion to curb tourism and pollutionBarcelona’s mayor, Ada Colau, has pledged to restrict the number of cruise ships allowed to dock in the city and to oppose the expansion of the city’s airport, saying: “We don’...
11:00, 07/05/2019

Italy defiant as two migrant rescue ships try to dock Rome has blocked the entry of Italian and German vessels carrying more than 110 migrants. The decision paves the way for another standoff with migrant rescue groups after one ship recently forced its way into Lampedusa....
10:16, 07/05/2019

Britain to order ships with zero emission technology from 2025 Britain's government on Thursday said all new ships ordered from 2025 and aimed for its waters must be equipped with zero emission technology, as part of a new plan to cut maritime pollution....
12:16, 07/11/2019

U.S. Navy sends two ships through strategic Taiwan Strait The U.S. military said it sent two Navy ships through the Taiwan Strait on Wednesday, its latest transit through the sensitive waterway and a move likely to anger Beijing at a time of tense relations between the world's two biggest economies....
20:32, 05/22/2019

Venice must be put on U.N. danger list, ban cruise ships: conservationists Venice should be put on the United Nations' list of endangered cities and cruise ships should be banned from its fragile lagoon to prevent an ecological disaster, Italy's main conservation group said on Monday....
13:32, 06/24/2019

UK will not escort all its ships near Iran, does not want to escalate tensions -source Britain does not intend to escort every British-flagged merchant vessel through the Strait of Hormuz, a security source said on Thursday, after a Royal Navy warship had to stop three Iranian vessels from blocking the passage of a BP-operated tanker....
14:48, 07/11/2019

Two more Iranian ships may be stranded in Brazil as sanctions bite Two more Iranian bulk carriers that came to Brazil carrying urea and were expected to return home with corn could be left without enough fuel, as Brazilian state oil firm Petrobras refuses to provide them with bunker fuel due to U.S. sanctions....
02:48, 07/20/2019

Ships set off in Japan's first commercial whale hunt in more than 30 years Five small ships sailed out of harbor on Monday in Japan's first commercial whale hunt in more than three decades, a move that has aroused global condemnation and fears for the fate of whales....
22:16, 06/30/2019

Migrant ships sink, killing 150 people in the Mediterranean Sea At least 150 migrants died when two boats sank off the coast of Libya Thursday, the worst disaster in the Mediterranean Sea this year, the U.N. Refugee Agency reported....
09:32, 07/26/2019

Philippines ships 69 containers of rubbish back to Canada Container ship M/V Bavaria, with tonnes of garbage on board, has left Subic Bay on a 20-day journey to VancouverThe Philippines has made good on a threat by President Rodrigo Duterte and put 69 containers of what its officials called illegally transp...
20:00, 05/30/2019

‘Baaaaaaaaa Bye.’ Philippines Ships Trash Back to Canada A cargo ship loaded with 69 containers of garbage left the Philippines Friday for Vancouver, Canada amid an escalating diplomat row over international trash exports, Reuters reports. The refuse return follows Philippines President Rodrigo DuterteR...
08:32, 05/31/2019

Egypt condemns actions against four ships near UAE territorial waters Egypt's foreign ministry on Sunday condemned what the United Arab Emirates called an act of sabotage against four ships near the UAE's territorial waters and said it stood by that country....
15:32, 05/12/2019

U.K. Joins U.S.-Led Effort to Protect Ships in Strait of Hormuz Tensions between Britain and Iran have risen since Iran seized a tanker in July. Monday’s decision was an acknowledgment that British efforts to create a European-led task force have proved difficult....
20:48, 08/05/2019

Philippines ships trash back to Canada after heated row Tons of garbage exported from Canada to the Philippines years ago is being sent back to its source. This comes as several Asian countries rebel against being used as dumpsites by Western nations....
03:16, 05/31/2019

Did Iran Attack Ships in the Gulf? What the Evidence Shows. A Times analysis of video released by the U.S. Defense Department indicates that an Iranian patrol boat removed an object from the hull of a stricken tanker in the Gulf of Oman on June 13. The object may have been a limpet mine....
18:00, 06/14/2019

U.S. Energy Department says oil markets well supplied after attack on ships off UAE The U.S. Energy Department said on Monday that global oil markets are well supplied despite the attack on Sunday that damaged four vessels off the UAE coast, two of them oil tankers from Saudi Arabia....
14:16, 05/13/2019

Second UK warship arrives to guard ships in strait of Hormuz Amid growing regional tension, destroyer HMS Duncan will accompany commercial vesselsA second UK warship has arrived in the Gulf to protect British commercial ships amid heightened tensions in the region, the Ministry of Defence has said.The type 45 ...
15:16, 07/28/2019

UN agency meets to tackle pollution and emissions by ships International Maritime Organization aims to halve global emissions by 2050This week is the 74th meeting of the marine environmental protection committee of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), and it represents one of the best hopes of redu...
00:16, 05/14/2019

How Were Ships Operating Despite Cyclone Warning: Goa Tourism Chief The Goa Tourism Development Corporation (GTDC) has sought a report over some cruise ships operating in the Mandovi river in Panaji located close to the Arabian Sea despite a warning of rough weather......
02:16, 06/13/2019

4 Jamaican fishermen detained on Coast Guard ships WASHINGTON (AP) — Four Jamaican fishermen were held for nearly a month aboard U.S. Coast Guard vessels in the Caribbean Sea, most of the time chained outside in the blistering sun and through strong storms. That’s according to a lawsuit filed W...
14:00, 06/12/2019

U.S. warns merchant ships of possible Iranian attacks in Middle East U.S. commercial ships including oil tankers sailing through key Middle East waterways could be targeted by Iran in one of the threats to U.S. interests posed by Tehran, the U.S. Maritime Administration said in an advisory....
09:16, 05/10/2019

AAI nets $20.5M for mine sweep system on Littoral Combat Ships AAI Corp. was awarded a $20.5 million contract for engineering and technical services for the unmanned influence sweep system, which allows the Navy's Littoral Combat Ships to perform mine warfare sweep missions....
09:32, 05/03/2019

Iranian missiles can easily reach U.S. ships: Guards deputy A deputy head of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards said even short-range Iranian missiles could reach U.S. warships in the Gulf, and the United States could not afford a new war, the semi-official news agency Fars reported on Friday....
04:32, 05/17/2019

US ships told to send Gulf travel plans in advance US-flagged ships should send their travel plans to American and British naval authorities if they intend to sail in the Gulf, the US Maritime Administration has said....
08:16, 08/08/2019

Venice cruise ships could be rerouted from city centre next month Italian minister proposes plan for diverting a third of big ships to other ports by next yearItaly’s transport minister has proposed a plan for diverting massive cruise ships from Venice’s historic centre, with a view to rerouting a third of the vess...
10:16, 08/08/2019

UPDATE 2-UK will not escort all its ships near Iran, does not want to escalate tensions -source Britain does not intend to escort every British-flagged merchant vessel through the Strait of Hormuz, a security source said on Thursday, after a Royal Navy warship had to stop three Iranian vessels from blocking the passage of a BP-operated tanker....
10:16, 07/11/2019

Iranian ships tried to block British oil tanker in Persian Gulf Iranian ships attempted to obstruct a British-flagged commercial oil tanker as it sailed in the Persian Gulf, Britain's Defense Ministry said.        ...
18:16, 07/11/2019

US building coalition to protect ships crossing Persian Gulf The State Department said it’s “very supportive” of a European initiative to safeguard ships in the Strait of Hormuz, even as the United States pursues its own operation to secure the narrow waterway....
08:48, 07/26/2019

Threat level for UK ships in Iranian waters raised to ‘critical’ The threat level for UK ships in Iranian waters was raised to its highest level this week — with officials claiming that the risk of an attack is “critical.” The move was announced Tuesday by the British Ministry of Defense, the BBC...
22:32, 07/11/2019

Deep Depression Forms In Bay Of Bengal; Ships, Aircraft Deployed Indian Coast Guard ships and aircraft have been deployed in the Bay of Bengal area to shepherd the fishing boats at sea to safer locations and provide assistance to vessels in distress, said an......
13:48, 08/07/2019

UPDATE 1-Phillips 66 quarterly profit rises as it ships more crude U.S. refiner Phillips 66 reported a 4.3% rise in quarterly adjusted profit on Friday as it earned more by shipping crude through its pipelines, which more than offset a fall in refining margins....
05:32, 07/26/2019

The U.S. Issues a Warning Amid Reports of Ships Being Sabotaged off the UAE Coast (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) —Saudi Arabia said Monday two of its oil tankers were sabotaged off the coast of the United Arab Emirates in attacks that caused “significant damage” to the vessels, one of them as it was en route to pi...
01:00, 05/13/2019

NASA just hired SpaceX to figure out how to refuel ships in space Traveling to the Moon is hard, and sending crewed spacecraft to other planets will be even harder. One of the major challenges in deep space travel is the question of power, since, at present, spacecraft have to take all their required fuel with them...
12:16, 07/31/2019

Royal Navy to protect British ships from Iran attack The Royal Navy has been tasked with accompanying British-flagged vessels through the Strait of Hormuz to protect them from Iranian attack, Sky News has learnt....
04:32, 07/25/2019

Ships urged to alert navies before sailing through Strait of Hormuz Shipping associations have called on ship owners to inform Britain's navy of their movements before sailing into the Middle East Gulf and Strait of Hormuz because of the escalating international crisis in the region....
11:48, 07/22/2019

Defiant Iran says it can 'easily' hit U.S. ships, works to counter sanctions Iran said on Friday it could "easily" hit U.S. warships in the Gulf, the latest in days of saber rattling between Washington and Tehran, while its top diplomat worked to counter U.S. sanctions and salvage a nuclear deal denounced by President Donald ...
12:16, 05/17/2019

Teenage Engineering ships its delayed modular synth and keyboard Teenage Engineering announced it was adding modular options to its Pocket Operator line back in January. A month later, the company cited manufacturing issues when it cancelled pre-orders for the 170 analog synth and the 16 keyboard designed to be us...
20:16, 07/08/2019

Trump Calls On Countries to Protect Own Ships in Strait of Hormuz President Trump called upon countries to protect their own ships passing through the Strait of Hormuz and questioned why the U.S. has provided such protection for years “for zero compensation.”...
08:00, 06/24/2019

Cruise ships are target of Venice protest after canal crash Thousands of people have marched in Venice to demand that cruise ships be kept out of the Italian city’s lagoon.       ...
18:48, 06/08/2019

UN court: Russia must free detained Ukraine ships, sailors A U.N. maritime tribunal has ruled that Russia must release three Ukrainian naval vessels captured by Russia in November and release 24 detained sailors....
04:32, 05/25/2019

Carnival Will Pay a $20 Million Fine for Polluting the Oceans With Its Cruise Ships (MIAMI) — Carnival Corp. has reached a tentative settlement with federal prosecutors in which the world’s largest cruise line agreed to pay $20 million in fines for some of its ships continuing to pollute the oceans despite promising year...
17:00, 06/03/2019

Don’t miss: Godzilla’s return, universal numbers and escaping ships Watch Godzilla take on ancient superspecies, read how great mathematicians like Newton made numbers universal and play at escaping from a sinking research vessel...
07:16, 05/25/2019

"Laughable Claims": Iran Rejects US Accusation Of Attack On Ships Off UAE Iran strongly rejected an accusation by US National Security Advisor John Bolton on Wednesday that it was "almost certainly" behind May 12 attacks on four ships off the United Arab Emirates....
09:32, 05/29/2019

US Navy Receives Distress Calls From 2 Ships In Gulf Of Oman The US Fifth Fleet said on Thursday that its vessels in the Middle East have received distress calls from two tankers reportedly under attack in the Gulf of Oman....
02:48, 06/13/2019

| US navy says received distress calls from two ships in Gulf of Oman The US Fifth Fleet has said that its vessels in the Middle East have received distress calls from two tankers reportedly under attack in the Gulf of Oman....
04:32, 06/13/2019

Cruise ships target of Venice protest after canal crash VENICE, Italy (AP) — Thousands of people have marched in Venice to demand that cruise ships be kept out of the Italian city’s lagoon. The protest Saturday was galvanized by a crash six days earlier involving a cruise ship that struck a much sma...
13:00, 06/08/2019

The Latest: Trump visits US, Japanese troops aboard ships TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s visit to Japan (all times local): 11:56 a.m. President Donald Trump is giving Memorial Day remarks to more than 800 members of the U.S. military aboard the USS Wasp stationed in Japan. Trump c...
20:16, 05/27/2019

In photos: Ships sail into New York City for Fleet Week Hundreds of U.S. sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen arrive in New York City for the 31st annual Fleet Week. Eleven U.S. ships and two from Canada glided up the Hudson River on Wednesday to dock in the city for a week of activities, including concer...
09:00, 05/23/2019

To Evade Sanctions on Iran, Ships Vanish in Plain Sight Empty tankers, arriving in the Strait of Hormuz, suddenly stop reporting their whereabouts. When they re-emerge on the grid, their tanks appear full....
05:00, 07/02/2019

| WATCH: Philippines ships dumped trash back to Canada Tonnes of garbage sent to the Philippines years ago was shipped back to Canada on Friday after a festering diplomatic row, as Asian nations increasingly reject serving as dumping grounds for international trash....
05:48, 05/31/2019

Ships set sail in Japan's first commercial whale hunt in more than 30 years Five small ships sailed out of harbor on Monday in Japan's first commercial whale hunt in more than three decades, a move that has aroused global condemnation and fears for the fate of whales....
20:00, 06/30/2019

Maritime Operators Set Full Speed Ahead for Cleaner Ships While the U.N. and environmentalists are sounding alarms the Paris signatory countries are falling behind schedule on cutting emissions, a move toward cleaner ships has picked up speed over the past three years, affecting everything from the way new ...
07:00, 07/03/2019

Iranian missiles can easily reach U.S. ships in Gulf: Guards deputy A deputy head of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards said even short-range Iranian missiles could reach U.S. warships in the Gulf, adding that the United States could not afford a new war, the semi-official news agency Fars reported on Friday....
04:00, 05/17/2019

U.S. warns merchant ships of possible Iranian attacks; cleric threatens U.S. fleet Iran could target U.S. commercial ships including oil tankers, the U.S. Maritime Administration said on Friday, as a senior Iranian cleric said a U.S. Navy fleet could be "destroyed with one missile."...
18:48, 05/10/2019

Russia must free detained Ukrainian ships, sailors, UN court rules The 24 Ukrainian sailors in Russian custody need to be immediately released, a UN maritime court has ruled. Ukraine's president said Moscow could show its readiness to end the Crimea conflict by releasing the sailors....
12:32, 05/25/2019

Japan won't contribute ships to U.S. Middle East maritime force: Mainichi Japan will not send warships to join a U.S.-led maritime force to guard oil tankers in the Strait of Hormuz fearing a military response from Iran, but it may send patrol aircraft, said the Mainichi newspaper, citing unidentified government sources....
23:16, 08/01/2019

U.S., Russian naval ships narrowly avoid a collision in the East China Sea The U.S. 7th Fleet said the Russian destroyer put the safety of the USS Chancellorsville and its crew at risk.        ...
07:32, 06/07/2019

Germany urges Italy to open up ports to migrant rescue ships German Interior Minister Seehofer has urged his Italian counterpart Salvini to open ports to boats carrying rescued migrants. A rescue boat landed without permission in port at Lampedusa and another is headed to Malta....
21:00, 07/06/2019

FLIR Surveillance awarded $12.6M for sensors aboard littoral combat ships FLIR Surveillance Inc. received a $12.6 million contract for supplies, repairs and upgrades to sensor systems aboard U.S. Navy littoral combat ships....
16:32, 08/16/2019

Britain sends extra military personnel to Bahrain to help protect ships Britain will send a small number of additional military personnel to Bahrain this week to help boost maritime protection for ships, Sky News has learnt....
19:48, 07/28/2019

Star Citizen Alpha 3.6: Hover ships, space stations, and the law warp in Cloud Imperium Games is announcing today the Alpha 3.6 update for Star Citizen, the sci-fi universe that is has been in the works for the past five years.Read More...
14:00, 07/19/2019

Russia suspected of using civilian ships for intelligence gathering and influence operations Russian civilian ships are being used for intelligence gathering and propaganda operations in support of the Kremlin, a new intelligence report says....
03:48, 08/08/2019

After Iran Seizes Oil Tanker, UK Warns Ships To Avoid Hormuz Strait London on Saturday advised British ships to avoid the Strait of Hormuz for "an interim period" following Iran's seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker....
07:00, 07/20/2019

U.S. Senator Graham: attacks on ships in Middle East coordinated by Iran Republican U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham said on Tuesday that top administration officials told senators in a briefing the recent attacks on shipping and a pipeline in the Middle East was directed by the Iranian government and the ayatollah....
14:32, 05/21/2019

Catfish, rice, Navy ships: Cochran spending leaves legacy JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Former U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran was a master of the federal budget process, quietly shrugging off criticism about pork-barrel spending while directing billions of dollars back to his home state of Mississippi. Cochran died Thursda...
11:00, 06/01/2019

Venice to stop huge cruise ships from docking in its historic center Venice is to start rerouting cruise ships away from its historic center lagoon in a victory for residents tired of the enormous vessels towering over the city's skyline....
14:16, 08/08/2019

In Cuba, Carnival Cruise Ships Have Been Using Stolen Ports, Original Owners Say On the first day that Americans could file such suits, two claimants went to court in Miami seeking compensation for the use of docks they owned before the revolution....
14:48, 05/02/2019

UK's Royal Navy might not have the ships required to safeguard Strait of Hormuz from Iran The United Kingdom is planning an ambitious joint operation with European partners to help secure shipping through the strategically crucial Strait of Hormuz even though it might not have the ships needed....
14:32, 07/24/2019

Military boss 'slapped woman's bottom and dismissed it as banter' A military contractor accused of sexually assaulting a woman by slapping her on the bottom at a Royal Navy charity fundraiser dismissed the incident as "banter", a court heard....
06:16, 05/29/2019

Ex-Army boss fined £1,000 for slapping woman's bottom after judge tells him act is 'disgraceful in the 21st century' A former Army Staff Sergeant who slapped a woman on the bottom during a Royal Navy fundraiser has been fined £1,000 by a judge, who said it was "disgraceful in the 21st Century"....
09:00, 05/31/2019

Navy Deploys 3 Ships For Rescue Operations Ahead Of Cyclone Fani Landfall As Cyclone Fani is due to make landfall on Friday, the Indian Navy has deployed three naval ships so that it can launch rescue operation after the cyclone hits the coastline of Odisha....
21:00, 05/02/2019

New Pentagon chief says U.S. will ‘escort’ American-flagged ships facing Iranian threats Defense Secretary Mark T. Esper said initiative doesn’t necessarily mean every U.S.-flagged ship going through the Strait of Hormuz will have a destroyer behind it....
17:16, 07/24/2019

US admiral says allies to do the heavy lifting protecting ships from Iran in the Strait of Hormuz The U.S. Navy's protection mission in the Strait of Hormuz will apply strictly to American shipping while regional partners will shoulder most of the responsibilities in the region, according to a Navy admiral....
17:48, 07/31/2019

They fought at D-Day, now they're fighting rust: Veterans struggle to save World War II ships The Navy allowed groups around the country to take World War II ships, but scant attention was given to the multimillion-dollar maintenance costs.        ...
09:00, 06/04/2019

More Than Half a Million Corals Died to Bring Bigger Ships Into Miami Port Off the coast of Miami, corals are dying. Why? Because of a 16-month-long project to expand the harbor channel. A new study shows how the project killed over half a million corals between 2013 and 2015.Read more......
13:16, 06/01/2019

Cyclone Fani Live Updates: Navy Prepares Ships, Aircraft For Assistance With cyclone Fani having intensified into a severe cyclonic storm, the Indian Navy today said it has started preparations to provide assistance in case of an emergency....
20:32, 04/29/2019

Berthing of ships halted at Sikka port in west India as cyclone approaches India's Sikka Ports and Terminals Ltd, which handles crude oil and refined products for Reliance Industries Ltd, closed berthing of vessels at its western Indian port on Wednesday due to a cyclone warning, according to a port notice and a shipping in...
00:00, 06/12/2019

US national security adviser Bolton says ships sabotaged off UAE coast were attacked ‘almost certainly by Iran’ ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — US national security adviser Bolton says ships sabotaged off UAE coast were attacked ‘almost certainly by Iran’...
23:32, 05/28/2019

South Korea releases two ships as oil transfers to North 'not deliberate' sanctions breach South Korea has released two ships it had seized on suspicion of transferring oil to North Korea as there was no deliberate breach of U.N. sanctions, Seoul's foreign ministry said on Tuesday....
02:32, 07/02/2019

Mercy Ships celebrates 100,000th surgical procedure: 'It's the purest form of medicine' The majority of the world’s population doesn’t have immediate access to safe or emergency medical care, but that’s something Mercy Ships is hoping to change, one stop at a time....
15:16, 05/21/2019

Iran announces capture of British-flagged oil tanker; US officials say two ships seized Iran announced the capture of one British-flagged ship in the narrow Strait of Hormuz on Friday, and US officials said that a second had also been seized....
18:16, 07/19/2019

Canadian navy ships sailed through Taiwan strait amid tension with China China's Defence Ministry said on Thursday that Canadian navy ships sailed through the Strait of Taiwan, which separates self-ruled Taiwan from China, an act that could inflame already bad bilateral relations....
17:16, 06/27/2019

Merchant ships urged to avoid using private armed teams in Mideast Gulf Shipping companies sailing through the Middle East Gulf are being urged to avoid having private armed security guards onboard as the risk of escalation in the region rises, industry associations say....
09:48, 07/12/2019

Dunford: U.S. seeks to create coalition to protect ships in waters near Iran, Yemen The United States aims to create a coalition to protect shipping vessels in the Strait of Hormuz where several tankers have been attacked in the past two months and near Yemen, the Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman said....
03:00, 07/10/2019

U.S. will ‘escort’ American-flagged ships facing Iranian threats, new Pentagon chief says The initiative doesn’t necessarily mean every U.S.-flagged ship in the Strait of Hormuz will have a destroyer behind it, said Defense Secretary Mark T. Esper....
09:32, 07/25/2019

Rajnath Singh Visits Naval Ships, Infra Projects In Andhra Pradesh Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday visited the Indian Navy's indigenously designed stealth frigate, INS ''Shivalik'' and Submarine ''Sindhukirti'' in Vishakhapatnam....
14:00, 06/30/2019

Royal Navy to escort British ships through Strait of Hormuz after tanker seizure The British government announced Wednesday that the Royal Navy will provide escort for British-flagged ships traveling through the Strait of Hormuz after Iran seized a British-linked tanker....
09:32, 07/26/2019

Italy's government wins confidence vote on decree targeting migrant rescue ships The Italian government won a parliamentary confidence vote on Wednesday on a security and immigration decree, in a victory for Interior Minister Matteo Salvini, who heads the far-right League party....
13:00, 07/24/2019

'A form of extortion': Iran to charge foreign ships a toll to cross Strait of Hormuz Iran is planning to charge foreign ships a toll in exchange for "protection" across the Strait of Hormuz, a key trade route and a flashpoint in the escalating dispute between the United States and the Islamic Republic....
15:16, 07/08/2019

Mercy Ships building a floating data centre to enable a fully-functioning hospital The non-profit's hospital ships, enabled by technology, provide free lifesaving surgeries for people in parts of the world where medical care is nearly non-existent....
13:32, 04/30/2019

Defense Ministry: South Korea examining options to protect ships in Hormuz Strait South Korea is looking into "various options" to protect ships passing through the Strait of Hormuz, though no decision has been made on whether to contribute troops to the U.S.-led initiative, the defense ministry said...
04:16, 07/29/2019

Pompeo on Iran’s capture of British-flagged tanker: Up to ‘United Kingdom to take care of their ships’ The responsibility to free the British-flagged oil tanker seized last week by Iran “falls to the United Kingdom,” Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told "Fox & Friends" Monday, while warning the “whole world is waking up to the fact that this [Iranian] ...
10:48, 07/22/2019

Carnival’s tiny Ocean Medallion wearable brings tech luxury to cruise ships Carnival, the operator of more than 100 cruise ships, is taking luxury cruise life to a new level, thanks to a tiny little tech wearable called the Ocean Medallion.Read More...
12:00, 05/23/2019

British ships to get Royal Navy escort in Gulf amid rising tensions with Iran British-flagged ships will be accompanied by a Royal Navy escort in the Strait of Hormuz amid growing tensions with Iran, the Government has announced....
17:48, 07/25/2019

Cuban travel crackdown: US bans cruise ships and group tours from visiting island The new restrictions take effect Wednesday, but the government will allow anyone who has already paid for a trip to complete their travel.        ...
13:48, 06/04/2019

Italy government wins confidence vote on decree targeting migrant rescue ships The Italian government on Monday won a confidence vote in the Senate on a decree targeting charities operating migrant rescue ships, in a victory for Interior Minister Matteo Salvini and his far-right League party....
14:16, 08/05/2019

New Pentagon chief Mark Esper says US will protect American commercial ships in the Persian Gulf The United States will maintain sufficient maritime and air assets in the Persian Gulf region to deter or, if necessary, prevent Iran from interfering with American commercial ships passing through the Strait of Hormuz, the newly confirmed defense se...
14:00, 07/24/2019

Iranian cleric threatens U.S. Navy fleet amid warning regime could target commercial ships Tensions escalated in the Persian Gulf on Friday as Iran warned it could easily destroy a naval fleet sent by the United States in order to ward off a potential threat to the nation's commercial interests....
12:32, 05/11/2019

The Pentagon says it will move a Patriot missile battery along with ships, bombers to Middle East to counter Iran threat WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says it will move a Patriot missile battery along with ships, bombers to Middle East to counter Iran threat....
14:48, 05/10/2019

Iran tanker seizure: Radio exchange emerges of Royal Navy frigate warning off Iranian ships An audio recording has emerged of the radio exchanges between a Royal Navy frigate and Iranian armed forces vessels prior to the seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker in the Persian Gulf....
12:16, 07/21/2019

Gulf of Oman oil tanker fire: Dozens of sailors evacuated amid explosion after two ships hit in suspected attack Forty-four sailors have been evacuated from two ships in the Gulf of Oman this morning after the vessels were hit in a suspected attack, according to reports....
08:32, 06/13/2019

Royal Navy frigate HMS Montrose trains guns on Iranian ships trying to divert British tanker in Gulf A Royal Navy frigate trained its guns on three Iranian boats seeking to force an oil tanker off its route through the Strait of Hormuz, it emerged today....
12:48, 07/11/2019

UN maritime tribunal rules that Russia must release seized Ukrainian naval ships, free 24 detained sailors BERLIN (AP) — UN maritime tribunal rules that Russia must release seized Ukrainian naval ships, free 24 detained sailors....
09:00, 05/25/2019

Philippines says 'baaaaaaaaa bye' to 1,500 tons of trash as it ships back to Canada After years-long tension in which Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte threatened 'war,' the Philippines shipped back 1,500 tons of garbage Friday.        ...
08:48, 05/31/2019

Iran observes all U.S. ships in Gulf region: Iran navy chief Iran observes all U.S. ships in the Gulf region and has an archive of images of their daily movements, the head of Iran's navy, Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi, said on Tuesday, according to the Young Journalists Club news site....
08:00, 07/23/2019

US bans cruise ships and group tours from visiting Cuba; cruise lines scrutinizing rules The new restrictions take effect Wednesday, but the government will allow anyone who has already paid for a trip to complete their travel.        ...
15:48, 06/04/2019

Venice, Budapest crashes renew debate on cruise ship safety, calls to restrict ships in Venice Venice environmental campaigners say the only legitimate response is an immediate ban on cruise ships from entering the lagoon.        ...
09:48, 06/04/2019

Trump adviser John Bolton accuses Iran of seeking nuclear arms; claims it 'almost certainly' sabotaged ships Bolton claimed – without offering evidence – that the alleged sabotage of four oil tankers off the coast of the United Arab Emirates came from naval mines placed “almost certainly by Iran.”       ...
05:48, 05/29/2019

Iran tanker seizure: Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt warns Iran on 'dangerous path' after two ships seized Tanker Stena Impero seized by Iranian Revolutionary Guard in guerrilla-style attack Second vessel, the British-operated Mesdar, seized and later released Ministers preparing "considered and robust" response, says No10 Donald Trump says Iran's actions...
03:48, 07/20/2019

Microsoft ships antivirus for macOS as Windows Defender becomes Microsoft Defender Microsoft is bringing its Windows Defender anti-malware application to macOS—and more platforms in the future—as it expands the reach of its Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) platform. To reflect the new cross-platform nature, the suite is al...
05:16, 05/02/2019

Climate Activist Greta Thunberg Sets Sail on Zero-Carbon Journey Across the Atlantic (PLYMOUTH, England) — Eco-activist Greta Thunberg has set sail from the English coastline for New York as part of her campaign to pressure politicians to put climate change at the top of their agendas. The Malizia II caught the wind mid-afterno...
10:00, 08/14/2019

Mourners ask Italian road chiefs to leave bridge memorial ceremony Grieving relatives asked bosses of Italy's biggest motorway operator to leave a ceremony on Wednesday honoring victims of last year's bridge collapse in Genoa that killed 43 people....
10:32, 08/14/2019

|Prescribedassetrequirementsandwhatitcouldmeanforyourhard-earnedpensionfund The total value of pension funds in SA is over R4 trillion and a new government policy around prescribed assets could unlock this pot of gold for the government to use for investments....
10:32, 08/14/2019

|Tradeconditionsstrainedbutstable-index Trade conditions in SA remained strained but stable in July, according to the latest Trade Activity Index released by the SA Chamber of Commerce and Industry....
10:32, 08/14/2019

Amazon’s facial recognition system flags dozens of California lawmakers as criminals Facial recognition technology has come a long way in recent years, and today many smartphone users rely on face unlock features to keep their devices secure. Amazon’s facial scanning software, called Rekognition, won’t unlock your phone, ...
10:32, 08/14/2019

My smart TV wasn’t actually smart until I got DISH’s new Google remote Like most of you, I have several internet-connected “smart TVs” in my home, but I don’t use any of the smart features available on them. Does anyone? Streaming devices like the ones available from Roku, Amazon, and Apple all have mu...
10:32, 08/14/2019

AI Startup Boom Raises Questions of Exaggerated Tech Savvy Engineer.ai says it uses artificial intelligence to help automate app-development. Current and former staffers say the company inflates its technical prowess to attract customers and investors....
11:00, 08/14/2019

What a Deadly Nuclear Explosion In Russia Tells Us About the World’s New Arms Race News of the nuclear explosion at a military base in the far north of Russia trickled out slowly. First came the bulletins on state media of at least two people killed in a mysterious accident. Then came news of a spike in radiation in the area, and f...
11:00, 08/14/2019

Prove you're the perfect pair and win a $10,000 pear-shaped engagement ring If you and your significant other are the perfect pair, one company will reward your love story with a priceless engagement ring.       ...
11:00, 08/14/2019

What if Parliament Voted Out Boris Johnson, but He Refused to Go? Scholars say it has been more than a century since Britain’s constitution — a medley of laws and customs, many but not all of them written — has come under such strain....
11:00, 08/14/2019

'Nemo effect' debunked: Films do not inspire demand for pets, study says Films like Finding Nemo, Harry Potter and Zootopia have not inspired a surge in demand for certain pets, but are raising awareness of conservation, according to new research....
11:00, 08/14/2019

A Unique and Affecting Memoir Combines Grief and Mushrooms In “The Way Through the Woods,” Long Litt Woon writes about diving into an obsession with learning about the fungi, and how it helped her mourn for her husband and embrace life again....
11:00, 08/14/2019

How 'Who Wants to Be a Millionaire' changed the primetime TV rulebook Twenty years ago, "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" took primetime by storm, during what was traditionally a quiet time in the month before the start of the fall TV season. While the quiz show recently ended its run, its impact continues to ripple thro...
11:32, 08/14/2019

Harry Styles fans upset over 'Little Mermaid' reports Harry Styles was never even announced for the role of Prince Eric in the live-action "The Little Mermaid," but that hasn't stopped people from mourning over reports that he has turned down the project....
11:32, 08/14/2019

ING survey ironically finds Austrians are skeptical of Bitcoin Austria, the land of Schnitzels and strudels, has seen confidence in cryptocurrency wane over the past year. According to an online survey conducted by ING, Austrians are most skeptical of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies with only 13 percent of th...
11:32, 08/14/2019

New Labor Dept. rule would exempt 'religious' contractors from bias claims The U.S. Department of Labor proposed a new rule Wednesday that would allow federal contractors that "exercise religion" to exempt themselves from accusations of bias in their hiring practices....
12:32, 08/14/2019

Poll: Nearly 70% of Americans skipped recreation in past year due to cost Budget constraints were the main reason why almost 70 percent of Americans skipped out on some form of recreation over the past year, a new survey said Wednesday....
12:32, 08/14/2019

Rep. Steve King Questions if ‘There Would Be Any Population’ Left While Defending Rape and Incest Abortion Ban URBANDALE, Iowa (AP) — U.S. Rep. Steve King is defending his call for a ban on all abortions by questioning whether “there would be any population of the world left” if not for births due to rape and incest. Speaking Wednesday befor...
12:32, 08/14/2019

Smartphones in 2019: The best of times or worst of times? One man's heaven is another man's hell. ZDNet contributors Matt Miller and Jason Perlow both follow the mobile industry, yet draw vastly different conclusions about the smartphone market. Is this a great time for buyers - or what?...
12:32, 08/14/2019

Quartararo impatient to get to Yamaha-suited MotoGP tracks after podium After a surprise podium at the Red Bull Ring, Petronas SRT MotoGP rider Fabio Quartararo says he is "impatient" to go to tracks where the Yamaha stands a better chance of winning...
12:32, 08/14/2019

The big negative in "no-brainer" McLaren IndyCar deal Leaving Honda for Chevrolet was a "big negative" in Schmidt Peterson Motorsports' partnership with McLaren in IndyCar, but the deal was a "no-brainer", according to team boss Sam Schmidt...
12:32, 08/14/2019

Beto O’Rourke set to return to campaign trail with ‘major’ speech Beto O’Rourke will mark his return to the presidential campaign trail by giving a “major address” Thursday in his hometown of El Paso, Texas — the scene of a mass shooting that killed 22 people, according to a report Wednesday...
12:32, 08/14/2019

Dayton shooter Connor Betts’ obituary says he had ‘kind smile,’ omits mass killing The Dayton mass shooter was “a funny, articulate and intelligent man with striking blue eyes and a kind smile” — or so his family says in an obituary that conveniently fails to mention he was gunned down by cops after slaughtering nine pe...
12:32, 08/14/2019

House Oversight Committee Launches Investigation Into Trump Decision to Bring Back Federal Death Penalty On Wednesday afternoon, the House Oversight and Reform committee launched an investigation into the Department of Justice’s recent decision to resume executions of inmates on federal death row. The decision, announced by Attorney General William Barr...
13:00, 08/14/2019

Drillisch, United Internet, trim guidance as 5G challenge looms German telecoms firm 1&1 Drillisch and its parent company United Internet slightly trimmed their profit guidance on Wednesday to account for regulatory effects and the initial costs of a planned 5G network....
13:32, 08/14/2019

Avast upgrades forecast as users protect online privacy Cybersecurity company Avast said demand for products that protected users' privacy, such as VPN and AntiTrack, would drive revenue growth for the year to the upper end of its high, single-digit percentage range after a 9% rise in the first half....
13:32, 08/14/2019

Why Is Hollywood So Scared of Climate Change? Environmental concerns have been the driving force of villains in recent superhero and sci-fi movies. But critics say the industry needs to show how society can reform its ways....
14:00, 08/14/2019

VR isn't just for gamers — here's how Audi, Lowe's and Macy's are using it to boost sales and employee training (M, WMT, AUDVF, LOW, UPS) This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Current subscribers can read the report here. Business Insider Inel...
14:00, 08/14/2019

Defiant Former Blackwater Contractor Again Sentenced to Life A federal judge sentenced Nicholas Slatten for murdering an Iraqi citizen, which prosecutors said prompted the shooting of dozens of Iraqis in Baghdad....
14:01, 08/14/2019

Why a Banking Heiress Spent Her Fortune on Keeping Immigrants Out Newly unearthed documents reveal how an environmental-minded socialite became an ardent nativist whose money helped sow the seeds of the Trump anti-immigration agenda....
14:01, 08/14/2019

QPR urge Uefa to act strongly over racist abuse in under-18 game in Spain • Team left pitch in protest of abuse in Andalucia last week• QPR’s chief executive praises players and staff for their actionsQueens Park Rangers have called on Uefa to take stronger action against racism after their under-18 team were forced to lea...
14:01, 08/14/2019

Man Utd will stumble upon successful transfer strategy, says Gary Neville Gary Neville appears unconcerned by fears that Manchester United are falling behind their Premier League rivals and believes the club will eventually find the right recruitment system....
14:01, 08/14/2019

Harlequins centre Joe Marchant drafted into England squad ahead of World Cup warm-up against Wales Harlequins centre Joe Marchant will be hoping to impress Eddie Jones this week after being drafted into the England squad ahead of Saturday's match with Wales....
14:01, 08/14/2019

|McebisiJonas:'SouthAfricaisn'tfarfromchaosortheIMF' Former deputy finance minister Mcebisi Jonas believes South Africa isn't far removed from chaos and that there exists a "historic opportunity" for the government to effect drastic and necessary structural changes to the economy and the country....
14:32, 08/14/2019

U.S. drivers cover fewer miles in June than year earlier: DOT Motorists traveled 0.3% fewer miles on U.S. roads and highways in June compared with a year earlier, the U.S. Department of Transportation said in a monthly report Wednesday....
14:32, 08/14/2019

How wonderful to watch Simone Biles' defiant joy in our dark times | Candice Frederick Biles has made history yet again – and has every reason to celebrateAmid depressing news these days such as abortion bans, mass shootings and rampant Hollywood sexual assault cases, it can be easy to overlook an event so uplifting that it almost soun...
14:32, 08/14/2019

NSW police say USB drive discovered on alleged Sydney stabbing attacker – video NSW police commissioner Mick Fuller speaks to the media in Sydney about the arrest of a 20-year-old man who allegedly went on a stabbing rampage in Sydney's CBD. The western Sydney man was arrested on Tuesday after he allegedly stabbed a 41-year-old ...
14:32, 08/14/2019

Efficiency Win! The Dalai Lama Has Announced That His Dentist’s 30-Year-Old Son Is The Reincarnation of Him And Should Just Take Over As Dalai Lama After He Dies One of the world’s greatest spiritual leaders just made an incredible proclamation that is bound to save tons of time and make Buddhists all over the world stand up and cheer: The Dalai Lama has announced that his dentist’s 30-year-old son is the rei...
14:32, 08/14/2019

‘Gigantic’ praying mantis terrorizes 6 train Delays, service changes and humongous bugs, oh my! The MTA had one more pest plaguing the subway system on Tuesday when a massive praying mantis joined commuters for a ride. City Councilman Keith Powers was on the uptown 6 train when another rider wa...
14:32, 08/14/2019

Planning a visit to NYC soon? Here are 5 things you should know You can't beat a getaway to New York City. Though the city is hot in August, it tends to be less crowded as locals flock to the Hamptons and upstate.       ...
15:00, 08/14/2019

Cathedral installs slide to give views of the ceiling The Norwich Cathedral in the U.K. has ambiance, history, stained glass windows, and also a huge slide in the middle of the catherdral.       ...
15:00, 08/14/2019

Paris shuts down streets around Notre Dame to remove lead contamination left by fire Paris is closing streets around the Notre Dame cathedral for the rest of August in order to remove lead contamination caused by the April 15 fire.       ...
15:00, 08/14/2019

Best beaches to visit on a cruise Islands and coasts around the world offer clear waters and clean sands. Check out the 12 best beaches to visit on a cruise, according to Cruise Critic.       ...
15:00, 08/14/2019

Lexus Just Made The LC Even Better Looking The Lexus LC 500 was released three years ago to a hell of a lot of fanfare because it’s one hell of a good looking car with just the perfect amount of performance. Turns out, though, that it can be improved with just one little fix: a beautiful but ...
15:00, 08/14/2019

Google employees don't want it to work with US border agencies In a newly published petition, Google employees are demanding the search giant not bid on a recent cloud computing contract from the US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency....
15:32, 08/14/2019

Porsche's Cayenne E-Hybrid is the company's 'just right' SUV The Porsche Cayenne lineup is getting crowded. There are the gasoline engine-only versions and now two hybrids. The high-end electrified Cayenne Turbo S E-Hybrid is a sports car masquerading as an SUV. But if you're looking for the less dramatic...
15:32, 08/14/2019

Ookla: Early U.S. 5G is up to 7.5 times faster than 4G with Qualcomm’s X50 The maker of Speedtest tools for network testing says that it's seeing factor-controlled improvements in the 7.5 times range for 5G over 4G.Read More...
15:32, 08/14/2019

It's so hot that teachers are pleading for fan donations in Baltimore. The district is against it Baltimore's teacher union is calling for fans to be donated to schools amid heatwave, but the district says electrical infrastructure can't handle it.        ...
15:32, 08/14/2019

Home buyers are taking advantage of falling rates, says housing market analyst Ivy Zelman Housing market analyst Ivy Zelman, known for predicting the 2005 housing peak and the 2012 housing bottom, spoke to CNBC's Power Lunch on Wednesday....
15:32, 08/14/2019

Argentina's Macri attempts to thwart economic plunge Argentine President Mauricio Macri is trying to to lessen the impact of an economic crisis ahead of his re-election bid in October. The country is suffering from a deep recession and massive inflation....
15:32, 08/14/2019

Bundesliga transfers: Borussia Mönchengladbach sign Ramy Bensebaini Borussia Mönchengladbach have shored up their back line with the signing of the Algeria defender. Meanwhile, Bayern Munich have brought Croatian winger Ivan Perisic in on loan. Follow all of the transfer atcion here!...
15:32, 08/14/2019

Is Germany edging toward recession? Fresh figures suggest that Europe's biggest economy may be heading for a recession, as its growth slowed in the second quarter. Calls for more fiscal stimulus are growing louder, but the government sees no need for it....
15:32, 08/14/2019

Amazon launches program to donate unsold products, after reports millions being destroyed The new Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) Donations program is meant to encourage third-party sellers to donate unsold inventory, rather than having Amazon destroy it....
16:00, 08/14/2019

Prescribed exercise may help treat depression An exercise regimen prescribed by a health professional may activate cannabinoid molecules in the brain, which could have a positive effect on depression....
16:00, 08/14/2019

Despite high costs, less than half of hospitals deliver above average care Only 40 percent of the hospitals in the United States have above average safety, quality, mortality and imaging rates and effectiveness of care, according to a new report....
16:00, 08/14/2019

CDK settles Cox Automotive lawsuit, reports quarterly net loss Terms of the settlement weren't disclosed. CDK recorded a $90 million accrual for litigation in the quarter, part of which included the Cox resolution and the rest a reserve for remaining cases....
16:32, 08/14/2019

People are still drinking bleach—and vomiting and pooping their guts out Enlarge / Bottles of Clorox bleach sit on a shelf at a grocery store. (credit: Getty | Justin Sullivan) The US Food and Drug Administration this week released an important health warning that everyone should heed: drinking bleach is dangerous—poten...
16:32, 08/14/2019

These bats can use leaves as “sound mirrors” for better navigation Enlarge / The leaf-nosed bat, native to Central and South America, has noseleaves that may help project its echolocation calls. (credit: Thomas Lohnes/AFP/Getty Image) Leaf-nosed bats can locate even small prey with echolocation by exploiting an ...
16:32, 08/14/2019

Marvel's next Stitcher podcast premieres fall 2019 Marvel and Stitcher have unveiled their next big podcast collaboration, and this one is aimed squarely at long-time fans. Their next project, Marvels, premieres in fall 2019 and will revisit the similarly titled 1994 story from Kurt Busiek and Alex....
16:32, 08/14/2019

Lampard - I'm proud but I hate losing "Frank Lampard claimed he was proud of Chelsea\u0027s performance and optimistic for the rest of the season, despite seeing his side lose the UEFA Super Cup to Liverpool."...
17:00, 08/14/2019

Kostya and Me: How Sam Patten Got Ensnared in Mueller’s Probe A political consultant crosses paths with Konstantin Kilimnik, Paul Manafort, and Cambridge Analytica, then becomes part of the Russia investigation....
17:00, 08/14/2019

Fracking boom could explain the puzzling rise in global methane levels The shale gas boom could be to blame for rising methane in the atmosphere. If the trend continues, it could put our climate goals in greater jeopardy...
17:00, 08/14/2019

‘Substantial,’ expensive repairs of sabotaged Canadian Coast Guard vessel could take years: experts In November 2018, CCGS Corporal McLaren was cut from its moorings at a dockyard in Sambro, N.S., where it was meant to be undergoing a month-long refit....
17:32, 08/14/2019

Trudeau broke ethics rules over SNC-Lavalin affair, 2nd ethics violation since 2015 Ethics commissioner Mario Dion released a damning report Wednesday that found Trudeau improperly pressured former justice minister Jody Wilson-Raybould in the SNC-Lavalin affair....
17:32, 08/14/2019

Avoid Plagiarism With Google's New Assignments Tool Google is making it easier for teachers to crack down on cheaters this year, as well as for students to make sure they’re not accidentally copying someone else’s work....
18:00, 08/14/2019

How to Explore a New Hobby Without Breaking the Bank Hobbies are fun. They can help you relax after a long day at work. They can provide a creative outlet, new skills, or sometimes even a new network of friends. But first, you have to get started. And getting started can be expensive, a slippery slope ...
18:00, 08/14/2019

In a rare misstep, Richard Linklater botches his take on the bestselling Where’d You Go, Bernadette Maria Semple’s Where’d You Go, Bernadette is a clever novel, full of well-drawn characters and powered by a compelling mystery, all of which suggests that it could be made into a strong movie. But the book’s entertainment value does an impressive job...
18:00, 08/14/2019

Bauhaus' Peter Murphy cancels multiple residency shows after suffering heart attack Peter Murphy, former lead singer of pioneering goth-rock outfit Bauhaus, was reportedly rushed to a New York hospital last night, where he was found to have suffered a heart attack. Per Pitchfork, Murphy is still currently in the hospital, with his c...
18:00, 08/14/2019

Music lovers on Twitter are debating what band’s 3rd album was their best As the saying goes, you have your whole life to make your first album, and then about a year to make your second one, thus accounting for the dreaded “sophomore slump.” The third album, then, is a crucial litmus test, one when many artists hit their ...
18:00, 08/14/2019

Sleater-Kinney is down, but not defeated, on The Center Won’t Hold How did you envision the future 25 years ago? When Corin Tucker hollered, “I’m the queen of rock ‘n’ roll!” two years into Sleater-Kinney’s tenure in 1996 the idea of a “girl band”—a label the band sarcastically threw back into its critics’ faces on ...
18:00, 08/14/2019

Richard Linklater on why Where'd You Go, Bernadette is a coming of age story As the director of films like Boyhood, Richard Linklater is no stranger to the coming of age tale. Typically, though, a coming of age movie features a teen coming into their own as an adult, summarily figuring out their place in the big, bad world....
18:00, 08/14/2019

Anchors away: Teen eco-activist Greta Thunberg sets sail for UN conference on zero-carbon boat Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg began her zero-carbon voyage to the United States today for the UN Climate Conference.        ...
18:00, 08/14/2019

Arctic could have no ice in September, shocking study says A shocking new study says that sea ice in the Arctic could completely disappear through September each summer if average global temperatures increase by as little as 2 degrees and climate conditions continue to worsen....
18:32, 08/14/2019

Woman accused of hacking Capital One also stole data from 30 other companies, prosecutors say Paige A. Thompson is likely to face new charges related to the additional alleged data thefts, prosecutors said in the motion filed in federal court in Washington state....
19:00, 08/14/2019

Trump Administration delays construction along border wall until October TUCSON – Construction for the U.S.- Mexico border wall in Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument and Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge will be delayed until October after a legal challenge with conservation groups. According to court document...
19:00, 08/14/2019

Was The Wizard of Oz Cursed? The Truth Behind the Dark Stories About the Judy Garland Classic Thursday marks 80 years since the Aug. 15, 1939, Hollywood premiere of the film classic The Wizard of Oz, the story of a tornado that hits Kansas and transports a young girl named Dorothy, played by Judy Garland, to a magical place called Oz, where s...
19:00, 08/14/2019

Bauhaus vocalist Peter Murphy hospitalized after suffering a heart attack Peter Murphy, the English singer of the goth rock band Bauhaus, is postponing the remainder of his New York residency after suffering a heart attack.        ...
19:33, 08/14/2019

Fox News Poll, August 14 In the wake of two mass shootings, overwhelming and bipartisan majorities of voters favor background checks on gun buyers and taking guns from people who are a danger to themselves or others, according to the latest Fox News Poll....
20:00, 08/14/2019

2020 longshot Hickenlooper mulls Senate bid amid mounting national pressure Facing the likelihood that he won’t make the stage at next month’s Democratic presidential debates, former two-term Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper is considering a possible 2020 run for the Senate in his home state, according to sources....
20:00, 08/14/2019

USWNT's mediation with USSF breaks down The players of the world champion U.S. women's national soccer team are ready to take their pay dispute to court after mediation with the U.S. Soccer Federation broke down Wednesday....
20:00, 08/14/2019

NBA notebook: Warriors' Green dismisses doubters Forward Draymond Green, who recently agreed to a $100 million contract extension to stay with the Golden State Warriors, took exception Wednesday to anyone who thinks the former world champions will struggle to compete in 2019-20....
20:00, 08/14/2019

China's Lenovo says first-quarter profit more than doubled, beating expectations Lenovo's net profit rose to $162 million in the quarter ended June, compared with an average estimate of $154 million by nine analysts, according to Refinitiv data....
20:00, 08/14/2019

China fixes its daily yuan midpoint at 7.0268 — weaker than expected China's official midpoint reference for the yuan was set at 7.0268 per the U.S. dollar on Thursday — stronger than Wednesday's fixing, but it was weaker than what analysts had forecast....
20:00, 08/14/2019

England Women's captain campaigning to stop period poverty England Women's captain Steph Houghton has teamed up with hygiene brand Always to highlight the problem of period poverty amongst young girls in the UK....
20:02, 08/14/2019

Pete Buttigieg slams Trump administration over Cuccinelli comments South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg criticized the Trump administration for missing "the point" after the acting director of US Citizenship and Immigration Services Director made tweaks to the famous poem on the State of Liberty and said it was...
20:32, 08/14/2019

Epstein had bizarre painting of Bill Clinton in dress, heels in townhouse "It was hanging up there prominently — as soon as you walked in — in a room to the right," a source told The Post. "Everybody who saw it laughed and smirked."...
20:32, 08/14/2019

Japanese shares drop after Wall Street takes a battering Japanese shares slid to a nine-day low on Thursday morning as investor sentiment was battered by a big slide on Wall Street amid resurgent fears of a global recession....
21:00, 08/14/2019

A$AP Rocky says he's 'disappointed' at assault conviction over role in Stockholm street brawl Rapper A$AP Rocky said Wednesday that he was "disappointed by today's verdict" after a judge in Sweden found him guilty of assault in connection with a June brawl in Stockholm....
21:32, 08/14/2019

Amazon unveils first batch of casting for The Wheel of Time adaptation Enlarge / Amazon is adapting the late Robert Jordan's bestselling 14-book series of fantasy novels, The Wheel of Time. (credit: Tor Books) Amazon has announced its first round of casting for The Wheel of Time, the long-awaited TV adaptation of the ...
21:32, 08/14/2019

Akindele goal lifts Orlando City past Sporting KC 1-0 Tesho Akindele scored his team-leading ninth goal in the 21st minute and Orlando City beat Sporting Kansas City 1-0       ...
21:32, 08/14/2019

Oil prices fall on concerns over recession, inventories Oil prices fell on Thursday, adding to sharp overnight losses as U.S. crude inventories unexpectedly rose, fears of recession mounted and economic data out of China and Europe disappointed....
22:00, 08/14/2019

Another trophy for Liverpool, but also food for thought for Klopp Liverpool have won the UEFA Super Cup on penalties after a 2-2 draw with Chelsea over 120 minutes. Jürgen Klopp starts his season with silverware, but he may not have liked everything that he saw in Istanbul....
22:00, 08/14/2019

Greta Thunberg: The teenage eco-activist who took the world by storm She has addressed world leaders and top economists, had an audience with the pope and been named Sweden's woman of the year. Now the teenage activist is set to sail across the Atlantic in a climate-neutral yacht....
22:00, 08/14/2019

Philadelphia shooting: gunman in custody after six police officers injured Two other officers were trapped inside the house during hours-long standoffA gunman who wounded six police officers has been taken into custody following a tense, hours-long standoff in Philadelphia that lasted late into the night.At least one gunman...
22:32, 08/14/2019

Kashmir: Imran Khan says Pakistan will 'teach India a lesson' Pakistan PM says army is preparing to respond to anticipated Indian aggression in regionPakistan’s prime minister, Imran Khan, has threatened to “teach Delhi a lesson” and vowed to fight until the end against any Indian violations in disputed Kashmir...
22:32, 08/14/2019

PRESS DIGEST- New York Times business news - Aug 15 The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
23:00, 08/14/2019

Capital One data breach suspect may have hacked 30-plus companies, prosecutors say Federal prosecutors say a woman charged in a massive data breach at Capital One may have hacked more than 30 other organizations.       ...
23:32, 08/14/2019

Thousands attend memorial for El Paso shooting victims Thousands of people streamed into the baseball stadium in downtown El Paso with a capacity of 10,000. With some sections blocked off it could hold 8,000 people Wednesday....
23:32, 08/14/2019

Trump implies trade deal with China can wait for Hong Kong resolution Trump has previously said little about the protests in the semi-autonomous Chinese city, except to make it clear he believes that Hong Kong and China need to "deal with that themselves.''...
23:32, 08/14/2019

Buffett's Berkshire boosts Amazon.com bet, attracts Ackman Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Wednesday said it boosted its stake in Amazon.com Inc by 11% during the second quarter, increasing its bet on the powerful online retailer even as stocks traded near record highs....
00:00, 08/15/2019

Soccer: Talks break down, U.S. women's team turn to court The female players who sued the United States Soccer Federation (USSF) for equal pay reported that talks broke down on Wednesday and said they were now turning their attention to the courts where they are "eagerly look forward to a jury trial"....
00:00, 08/15/2019

Double disqualification after heat shortens Olympic test event British triathletes Jessica Learmonth and Georgia Taylor Brown were both disqualified after they crossed the line together following the heat-affected test event for next year's Tokyo Olympics on Thursday....
00:00, 08/15/2019

‘We Are at the Point of No Return’: How a Series of Protests Escalated Into an All-Out Battle for the Soul of Hong Kong How do you stop a city in its tracks? By bringing Hong Kong International Airport, one of the world’s busiest transit hubs, to a standstill. Hundreds of flights were canceled and countless travelers stranded in what appears to have been the lar...
00:32, 08/15/2019

Ohio lawmaker proposes using seized fentanyl in executions An Ohio lawmaker says he has the solution to the state's problem securing execution drugs: use fentanyl seized by police instead.        ...
00:32, 08/15/2019

Kamala Harris slammed for 'politicizing' Philadelphia standoff Sen. Kamala Harris faced criticism Wednesday for promoting her campaign's gun control plan during an appearance on CNN that coincided with breaking news about the police standoff in Philadelphia in which six officers were shot....
01:00, 08/15/2019

Ben Shapiro's Advice for Poor People: Have You Ever Considered Just NOT Being Poor? Right-wing troll Ben Shapiro has some helpful advice for anyone who’s working two jobs and still struggling to make ends meet. Well, it’s less advice, and more a deeply immoral critique: How dumb are you for taking a low-paying job that requires you ...
01:32, 08/15/2019

Beto O'Rourke Would Really Like You to Stop Asking When He's Going to Drop Out Beto O’Rourke is back “in it,” as they say, planning to return to the campaign trail on Thursday after a well-justified break from the presidential race to mourn the victims of the horrific mass shooting in his hometown of El Paso....
01:32, 08/15/2019

Would Colbert invite Trump on his show again? 'The quick answer would be no' "Late Show" host Stephen Colbert said during an interview on Wednesday night that he would not invite President Trump back onto his show, saying it'd be hard for him to be "properly respectful of the office."...
02:00, 08/15/2019

This spooky Monero-mining malware waits to be controlled remotely Cybersecurity researchers have discovered a mysterious new strain of cryptocurrency mining (cryptomining) malware that employs powerful techniques to avoid detection and analysis. Software firm Varonis determined the malware is based on Monero mining...
02:00, 08/15/2019

Some Conservative lawmakers open to Corbyn Brexit talks - Sky Four senior lawmakers who are opposed to a no-deal Brexit are open to discussing the leader of the opposition's plan to try to bring down Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Sky News reported on Thursday....
02:32, 08/15/2019

CEE MARKETS-Markets steady after falls, sentiment still shaky Central European currencies and stocks steadied on Thursday after falls in the previous session in negative global investor sentiment and on data signalling a slowdown in the eastern region's fast-growing economies. Polish, Romanian and Croatian ...
02:32, 08/15/2019

Papua New Guinea sends team to Singapore to renegotiate Total LNG deal Papua New Guinea has dispatched a team to Singapore to renegotiate its Papua LNG agreement with French oil major Total SA, the country's petroleum minister said on Thursday....
02:32, 08/15/2019

Welcome to the world of wildly colorful, patterned home decor In design today, more is more. Despite a decade-long — and seemingly never-ending — craze for pared-down midcentury modern pieces, the maximalist approach to decor has been creeping back into fashion. Take Drew Barrymore’s new line for children’s roo...
02:32, 08/15/2019

Pima County investigating Legal Services Building after reports of falling bricks TUCSON -The Pima County Facilities Management Department is launching an investigation into the condition of the Legal Services Building in downtown Tucson. The investigation comes after reports of several pieces the building’s terra cotta bric...
03:00, 08/15/2019

Man spends $1,000 buying groceries for unsuspecting strangers at Arkansas Kroger store (KARK)  A man determined to pay it forward surprised customers at a Maumelle, Arkansas Kroger Sunday. The man asked the store manager if he could remain anonymous but pay for groceries of customers who may need a helping hand. So he handed store mana...
03:00, 08/15/2019

How the Nets will be different with future owner Joe Tsai Now that Joe Tsai, the Nets’ minority owner, is closing in on his purchase of Barclays Center, that opens the door to accelerating his takeover of the rest of the team. But what does that mean for fans? Once Tsai completes the deal for the team, wort...
03:32, 08/15/2019

Yankees’ return plan for Luke Voit is taking shape Luke Voit walked into the Yankees’ clubhouse with a T-shirt soaked with sweat after going through agility drills, fielding ground balls outdoors and hitting indoors Wednesday morning. “It feels a lot better this time than last time,’’ Voit said of th...
03:32, 08/15/2019

Found: World-readable database used to secure buildings around the globe Enlarge / Passwords stored in a database for BioStar 2. (credit: vpnMentor) Researchers said they have found a publicly accessible database containing almost 28 million records—including plain-text passwords, face photos, and personal information—t...
03:32, 08/15/2019

Alex Morgan says pay-to-play is hurting soccer in the US. Is she right? The USA striker thinks the model for young players in America is broken. But figures such as MLS commissioner Don Garber disagreeDon Garber was utterly convinced Alex Morgan was wrong. While basking in the glory of another World Cup triumph, the US s...
04:32, 08/15/2019

Christian Pulisic and N’Golo Kanté provide Lampard with reasons to be cheerful | Andy Hunter Chelsea’s new signing and midfield general impressed in Istanbul in the Uefa Super Cup against Liverpool notwithstanding the penalty shoot-out defeatThe first all-English Uefa Super Cup final served a dual purpose for Frank Lampard. Victory, he had c...
04:32, 08/15/2019

Arsenal talents that got away show Unai Emery must give youth a chance Arsenal have sold some brilliant young players in recent years. Emery should give the new generation more opportunitiesBy Martin Laurence for WhoScoredArsenal’s lineup for their first game of the season against Newcastle contained a few surprises. Un...
04:32, 08/15/2019

Newcastle Jets grant leave to Joe Champness so he can focus on hip-hop career 22-year-old to spend time in LA pursuing music dreamPlayer will go back to Jets if he returns to footballJoe Champness is determined to prove a football pitch is not the only place where he is on-song. The Newcastle Jets winger and aspiring hip-hop a...
04:32, 08/15/2019

Wallabies stick to winning formula as All Blacks axe stars for Bledisloe Cup decider Australia make just one change for game in AucklandBen Smith and Rieko Ioane dropped by New ZealandThe Wallabies have kept their winning Bledisloe Cup line-up apart from one injury-forced change with lock Adam Coleman replacing Rory Arnold, while the...
04:32, 08/15/2019

Capital One hack may have been bigegr than thought The hacker behind the Capital One data breach may have also been responsible for attacks on multiple other companies, law forces have said.Paige Thompson may have stolen data from more than 30 other organisations, according to US officials investigat...
05:00, 08/15/2019

Google Assistant can now remind your lazy housemate to do the washing up If you share your home with others, chances are that you regularly text them reminders, whether that's taking out the trash or picking up some bread on their way home from work. That can get pretty tedious – but Google Assistant may ...
05:00, 08/15/2019

The Trendiest Fitness Class Now: Working Out Alone at Home Virtual fitness classes have grown past the novelty phase, with millions of people using apps and internet-connected gear to exercise at home. Gyms are fighting back....
05:33, 08/15/2019

How Kirby Howell-Baptiste Wound Up Taking Over TV If the name Kirby Howell-Baptiste doesn't ring a bell just yet, give it time. Her face, however, certainly should. With the arrival of Desperate Housewives creator Marc Cherry's......
06:00, 08/15/2019

What's Real? What's Not? Separating BH90210 Fact From Fiction When Fox announced BH90210, no one really quite understood what it would be. Sure, we knew that it would reunite the original, beloved stars of Beverly Hills, 90210 for a limited series......
06:00, 08/15/2019

Sol Campbell leaves Macclesfield after just eight months "Arsenal and England legend Sol Campbell has left his managerial role at Macclesfield Town after just eight months in charge of the League Two club."...
06:00, 08/15/2019

'America's Got Talent': Wildcard Ansley Burns gets standing ovation for her return The 13-year-old singer returned this week as a wild card contestant in the show's live competition rounds.        ...
06:00, 08/15/2019

Japan’s Buddhist robot preacher likened to Frankenstein’s monster A 400-year-old Buddhist temple in Kyoto, Japan, is using a $1 million humanoid to reach a younger generation, but foreigners are repulsed by it. The Kodaji Temple, in a partnership with the robotics team at Osaka University, unveiled “Mindar...
06:00, 08/15/2019

Fortnite 10.10 Server Status downtime delayed ahead of next patch update time [FORTNITE UPDATE - The server downtime has been delayed] The next Fortnite update is being released tomorrow, August 13, with downtime and server maintenance, also confirmed....
06:00, 08/15/2019

'When I started selling eyebrow products, people thought I was crazy': how to make a billion in beauty At this year’s BeautyCon festival in LA, makeup moguls Huda Kattan and Anastasia Soare reveal what it takes to hit $1bnLast weekend, more than 200 brands and 20,000 beauty fans flocked to the Los Angeles Convention Center for BeautyCon, an annual fes...
06:32, 08/15/2019

Sealife encounters around the world: readers’ travel tips Colourful rockpools, the sight of orcas hunting under the aurora borealis and huge skies full of sea birds have left our tipsters in awe at the wonders of the marine worldThis May, my boyfriend and I took a boat trip to the Farne Islands, off the coa...
06:32, 08/15/2019

Marine who used classified info to warn of Afghan insider attack should be reinstated, board finds A Marine Corps reserve officer who leaked classified information to warn fellow troops about an insider attack should be allowed to continue serving, a military panel has determined....
06:32, 08/15/2019

Sun Pharma In Rs 240-Crore Licensing Pact With IICT Hyderabad IICT Hyderabad: The deal is for patents related to certain compounds with potential therapeutic activity across multiple indications in Sun Pharma's specialty focus areas, the Mumbai-based......
06:32, 08/15/2019

New Porsche Panamera 2020 facelift caught on camera News 15 Aug, 2019 An updated version of the Porsche Panamera has been snapped during its road assessment, sporting a mild design update...
07:00, 08/15/2019

Modi hails 'one nation' India as he defends Kashmir move India's prime minister has defended his move to strip the people of Kashmir of their special status, saying it represented "one nation, one constitution"....
07:00, 08/15/2019

American media promotes false balance on climate science, research shows According to a new study, the overwhelming consensus among climate researchers is obscured by media coverage in the United States, which lends too much weight to those who are skeptical of climate change....
07:32, 08/15/2019

Danny McBride’s Televangelist Comedy The Righteous Gemstones Is All Cheap Shots and No Insights The pitch sells itself: John Goodman plays the patriarch of a televangelist dynasty. And when he gets the spotlight, there are hints of the show The Righteous Gemstones could’ve been. Goodman’s Eli Gemstone, who presides over a megachurch...
07:32, 08/15/2019

Mozambique peace-accord signing featured Civilization IV’s theme song Mozambique's major political factions played "Baba Yetu," the theme song from Civilization IV, while signing an agreement to end military hostilities.Read More...
08:00, 08/15/2019

Kaepernick releases powerful video on police killings to mark anthem protest anniversary Kaepernick asks: ‘How can you stand for the national anthem of a nation … that is so unjust to many of the people living in it?’Three years to the day since he first began his protest against racist police violence, Colin Kaepernick has posted a stir...
08:00, 08/15/2019

Trump calls for tougher crime laws after Philly cops shooting President Trump called for getting “tougher on street crime” after a gunman wounded six Philadelphia police officers during an eight-hour standoff Wednesday. ​”The Philadelphia shooter should never have been allowed to be on the str...
08:32, 08/15/2019

Philadelphia shooting: Frantic audio captures moment gunman opens fire on cops Frantic Philadelphia police dispatch audio captures the tense moments a suspected gunman battled cops in an hours-long standoff — wounding six officers and trapping two others inside the building. Suspect Maurice Hill, 36, allegedly opened fire...
08:32, 08/15/2019

IRS staffer pleads guilty to giving Michael Cohen’s confidential info to Avenatti An IRS staffer whom authorities accused of leaking confidential financial information about Michael Cohen to Michael Avenatti has pleaded guilty to accessing and distributing that information illegally. John C. Fry, 54, a former investigative analyst...
08:32, 08/15/2019

Tourists flock to Jeffrey Epstein’s ‘pedophile island’ in the Caribbean Tourists have been flocking to Jeffrey Epstein’s so-called “Pedophile Island” in the Caribbean — in the wake of the wealthy financier’s apparent suicide behind bars. Little St. James Island, regarded by the feds as Epstein’s primary residence i...
08:32, 08/15/2019

CEO Scott Borgerson denies he’s dating Epstein pal Ghislaine Maxwell The man rumored to be dating Jeffrey Epstein’s former lover and alleged madam Ghislaine Maxwell has completely denied any romance between the pair. Maxwell has been reportedly living with tech CEO Scott Borgerson at his Manchester, Massachusett...
08:32, 08/15/2019

‘There’s a Bigger Lesson’: Laverne Cox Talks About the Future of Trans Visibility—Onscreen and Off Laverne Cox is looking beyond being “first.” Now nominated for her third Emmy since 2014 for Orange Is the New Black, which just aired its final season, the actress and activist, indisputably a pioneer in her field, spoke to W magazine about the hono...
08:32, 08/15/2019

How much does it cost to get your kid into college? It could be a whole lot Parents wanting to get their kids into college may end up paying a lot for tutors, sports and music lessons, but there are shortcuts        ...
08:32, 08/15/2019

Huge iPhone 11 leak reveals surprising new details no one expected In all likelihood, we’re now less than one month away from Apple’s big press conference at which it will finally unveil the iPhone 11 series. Now believed to be named the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max (ugh), Apple’...
08:32, 08/15/2019

Henry Winkler once talked suicidal Fonzie fan off ledge: 'I don’t know where I got the nerve' Henry Winkler recalled the time police asked for his help in talking a troubled young fan out of jumping off a ledge while he was working on the hit sitcom “Happy Days.”...
09:00, 08/15/2019

ECB transgender policy: England and Wales Cricket Board not expecting to make significant changes The England and Wales Cricket Board will conduct a "business as usual" review into its transgender policy but the governing body is not expecting to announce significant changes....
09:00, 08/15/2019

Liverpool vs Chelsea highlights: Goals and action from the Uefa Super Cup in Istanbul Back-up goalkeeper Adrian was the shoot-out hero as Liverpool once again tasted continental glory in Istanbul by overcoming Frank Lampard's Chelsea in the Super Cup....
09:00, 08/15/2019

China's Tencent Apologies For Saying Typhoon Killed "Nearly Everyone" Chinese internet giant Tencent has been forced to apologise after its video team reported that a typhoon had wiped out the entire population of a province in east China that is home to nearly 100......
09:32, 08/15/2019

US Congressman Says Humanity Might Not Exist If Not For Rape And Incest Rep. Steve King said Wednesday that humanity might not exist if not for rape and incest, prompting the latest round of outrage at the Iowa Republican, who has a long history of making inflammatory......
09:32, 08/15/2019

UK’s handling of lampposts shows how not to implement 5G and self-driving cars Lampposts are supposed to light the way for the journey ahead, but they are shaping up to be an unlikely impediment to the rollout of 5G mobile technology and, as a result, autonomous vehicles. The UK government has set ambitious targets for the roll...
10:00, 08/15/2019

Nick Kyrgios continues feud with chair umpire, smashes two rackets in hallway beneath stands Fiery tennis player Nick Kyrgios had several choice words for chair umpire Fergus Murphy, who has drawn Kyrgios' ire before.       ...
10:32, 08/15/2019

Alabama's potential run to national title will hinge on health of quarterback Tua Tagovailoa The health of Tua Tagovailoa health is key as the Alabama Crimson Tide try to win another national title and erase last year's loss to Clemson.       ...
10:32, 08/15/2019

Draymond Green gave a hilarious answer on how he heard of Kevin Durant's decision to leave Draymond Green gave ESPN's Rachel Nichols a hilarious answer when asked about how he found out how Kevin Durant was leaving for Nets.       ...
10:32, 08/15/2019

Lawyer: Suspended Monmouth Park horse trainer framed by disgruntled ex-employee Investigators found a large cache of needles, syringes and injectables in the barn of trainer Aparna Battula on July 29. Lawyer says he was framed.       ...
10:32, 08/15/2019

Corbyn told to drop 'ego' as temporary PM plan rejected Jeremy Corbyn has been told there is no time to "muck about with people's egos" after his plan to become a temporary prime minister in order to avoid a no-deal Brexit was rejected....
10:32, 08/15/2019

Appeals court halts Texas execution of man convicted of double homicide A federal appeals court has halted an execution scheduled for Thursday of a man convicted of raping a woman and then killing her and her boyfriend with the help of a group of friends 13 years ago....
11:00, 08/15/2019

Here's what Pinocchio would be as a horror film, as if a reanimated doll wasn't scary enough Pinocchio could easily be creepy as hell. A childless woodworker makes a puppet and wishes he were real, only to wake up and see that that doll had become animated. Can you imagine a real-life Toy Story situation? You’d run out of the house like Sid ...
11:00, 08/15/2019

Neill Blomkamp leaves Robocop sequel due to his work on a mysterious horror film Neill. Neill! First, Neill Blomkamp saw his Alien sequel fall apart, leaving us with Ridley Scott’s exhausting Prometheus mythology. Now, the District 9 director has revealed he’s also bailing on his promising Robocop sequel. It was roughly a year ag...
11:00, 08/15/2019

Israel will not let U.S. Congresswomen visit: deputy foreign minister Israel has decided to block a visit by U.S. Democratic members of Congress Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar, Israeli Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely said on Thursday....
11:00, 08/15/2019

Russia: Plane crash-lands after hitting flock of birds A Ural Airlines plane carrying over 200 people managed to land in a cornfield near a Moscow airport after a flock of birds hit the plane's engines. The pilot and crew have been hailed as heroes for saving the passengers....
11:32, 08/15/2019

US asks Gibraltar to halt release of Iranian tanker Media in Gibraltar report that the US Department of Justice has requested a halt to the release of Grace 1, an Iranian tanker held on suspicion of shipping oil to Syria. The United States submitted a list of allegations....
11:32, 08/15/2019

DFB nominates Fritz Keller to become new head of German football The German FA (DFB) has nominated the president of Bundesliga club Freiburg to become its next president. Fritz Keller is expected to be elected at a general meeting next month....
11:32, 08/15/2019

John Hickenlooper Ends 2020 Presidential Campaign (DENVER) — Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper has ended his longshot bid for the Democratic presidential nomination, and says he’s giving “serious thought” to running for the Senate in 2020. Here’s what Hickenlooper ...
11:32, 08/15/2019

| Hazlewood in the wickets on Ashes return Australia's Josh Hazlewood marked his entry into this season's Ashes with three wickets as England were reduced to 201-6 at tea on day two of the second Test....
11:32, 08/15/2019

No, a European-style health system isn’t the answer As candidates for the 2020 Democratic nomination present their visions for “Medicare for all,” politicians on both sides of the aisle are increasingly looking to imitate Europe’s health systems to lower the cost of healthcare. But a European system w...
11:32, 08/15/2019

Commissioner For A Day: Let’s Make NASCAR’s Championship Race Less Random NASCAR currently decides on a champion at its top level through a process that’s somehow both complicated and arbitrary. The result is more about entertainment than staying true to what motorsports is, which is why, as “commissioner” of NASCAR for a ...
11:32, 08/15/2019

FDA proposes new requirement for graphic labels on cigarette packs The Food and Drug Administration proposed a rule Thursday morning to require cigarette packages to include realistic images showing the health consequences of smoking....
12:00, 08/15/2019

Disney fights streaming account sharing with help from cable industry Enlarge / Here they come, all together in a streaming bundle. (credit: Disney / Sam Machkovech) Disney and Charter Communications are teaming up to fight account sharing in an attempt to prevent multiple people from using a single account to access...
12:00, 08/15/2019

Trump foolishly thinks gold standard will usher in a golden age The president’s nominee for the Fed believes pegged exchange rates will fix the US trade deficit. Not soThere are now scores of efforts to psychoanalyse the US president Donald Trump’s nomination of Judy Shelton to the Federal Reserve board. Some emp...
12:32, 08/15/2019

Hands-on: The Unihertz Titan is a delightful homage to the BlackBerry Passport Phones are interesting again. Manufacturers, predominantly Chinese in origin, are designing quirky devices that target select, often narrow, demographics. A great example of this is the Unihertz Titan, which is currently in the process of being crowd...
12:32, 08/15/2019

Logitech G debuts gorgeous new G815 and G915 mechanical gaming keyboards Logitech G today announced the G815 and G915 mechanical gaming keyboards. They’re among the thinnest and most feature-packed the company’s made and they’re drop-dead gorgeous. Seriously, just have a look: While both devices share the same aesthetic, ...
12:32, 08/15/2019

Rise of Electric Cars Threatens to Drain German Growth Concern is rising in Europe’s automobile heartland about the economic impact of the move to electric vehicles from gasoline-powered cars. Executives in Germany fear the country’s car industry is insufficiently prepared for the transition....
12:32, 08/15/2019

Goodbye PCs, it's been nice knowing you. Hello, desktop as a service We'll still have PCs on our desks, but with the rise of desktop-as-a-service and software-as-a-service, we're returning to smart-terminals and time-sharing services....
13:00, 08/15/2019

IBM-Unilever blockchain pilot cuts wasteful ad spend A pilot that uses blockchain to reduce online advertising waste reclaimed 2-3 percentage points of spend, according IBM CMO Michelle Peluso.Read More...
13:00, 08/15/2019

Where to Check for Bedbugs in Hotel Rooms Before You Unpack There’s nothing like the feeling of finally arriving at your hotel after a long day of travel, swiping the key card, and getting into your room. But before you sprawl out on the bed or unpack your suitcase, you might want to do a quick sweep of the r...
13:00, 08/15/2019

How to Recycle Household Cleaning Products and Hazardous Chemicals It should come as no surprise that when hazardous chemicals are dumped into landfills or waterways, it’s pretty damaging to the environment and our health. Just last week, six states sued the EPA for allowing continued use of a pesticide linked to se...
13:00, 08/15/2019

Honda: Kvyat Germany podium was reward for Toro Rosso's '18 efforts Honda thinks Daniil Kvyat's shock German Grand Prix podium rewarded the Toro Rosso Formula 1 team's willingness last year to help the engine manufacturer prepare for its Red Bull switch...
13:00, 08/15/2019

Video: How do Bottas and Ocon compare for Mercedes F1 seat in 2020? Mercedes faces a titanic decision ahead of 2020, with Toto Wolff and his squad needing to decide between Valtteri Bottas and Esteban Ocon to pair with Lewis Hamilton next season...
13:00, 08/15/2019

BMW boss: DTM teams "underestimated" 2019 engine integration BMW motorsport boss Jens Marquardt believes the DTM's manufacturers "underestimated" the "major job" of integrating the Class One engines into the 2019 cars...
13:00, 08/15/2019

Walmart Continues Run of Sales Growth, Raises Forecasts Walmart said sales rose in the second quarter due to some price increases, strong grocery sales and more visitors to its stores and websites. The retailer raised its profit forecasts for the year....
13:32, 08/15/2019

Alibaba's Sales Jump 42%, Beating Expectations Alibaba boosted sales 42% and more than doubled profit in the latest quarter, beating estimates and showing that the Chinese e-commerce giant is continuing to boom despite a saturated market and economic weakening amid the U.S.-China trade conflict....
13:32, 08/15/2019

Generation Depop: Entrepreneurs Tap Gen Z's Penchant for Vintage Gear With vintage apparel en vogue, a new ecosystem of young entrepreneurs are using online marketplaces like Depop to buy and sell clothes for profit. Meet some of the budding industry’s biggest stars....
13:32, 08/15/2019

Dow holds steady after plunge but investors remain cautious about recession U.S. stocks steadied themselves Thursday amid hopes that the heart of the economy — shoppers spending at stores and online — can stay strong.       ...
13:32, 08/15/2019

Man Identified as Guard Drives Car Into Crowd of Anti-ICE Protesters at Rhode Island Prison A man in a truck drove into a crowd of peaceful anti-Immigration and Customs Enforcement protesters outside a prison run by ICE in Central Falls, RI, on Wednesday night. People in the crowd claimed that the perpetrator was a guard who worked at the f...
13:32, 08/15/2019

City asks residents to take survey on proposed Green Infrastructure Program TUCSON – Residents and business owners within the City of Tucson are being asked to take a survey on a proposed green infrastructure program. On Sept.4, city council members will consider a proposal to collect a fee of approximately $0.75 to $1.50 on...
14:00, 08/15/2019

‘Good Boys’ actors had bleeping good time on raunchy film “We had a motto: What’s said on set stays on set,” says Brady Noon, one of the young stars of “Good Boys,” the raunchy, hard-R comedy out Friday. Brady plays Thor, one of three sixth-graders (Jacob Tremblay and Keith L. ...
14:00, 08/15/2019

World's 1st 'Porsche'-badged car expected to fetch $20M at auction An 80-year-old German sports car -- said to be the first car ever to carry the "Porsche" nameplate -- is on the auction block this weekend, where it's expected to fetch at least $20 million....
14:32, 08/15/2019

Recession watch: 6 financial moves to make when the economy slows down Stocks plunged Wednesday after a brief interest rate dip but if there is an economic downturn there are ways to survive it.       ...
15:00, 08/15/2019

Canopy Growth needs another 3-5 years to turn profit Canopy Growth Corp said on Thursday it expects another three to five years to turn in a profit as Canada's largest cannabis company invests heavily to diversify and expand....
15:00, 08/15/2019

Alibaba results beat estimates on cloud, e-commerce growth China's Alibaba Group Holding Ltd reported better-than-expected quarterly revenue and profit on Thursday, aided by growth in its e-commerce and cloud computing businesses....
15:00, 08/15/2019

Review: 'Why Women Kill' is a delicious 'Desperate Housewives' successor Starring Lucy Liu, Ginnifer Goodwin and Kirby Howell-Baptiste, CBS All Access's "Why Women Kill" is a juicy drama from "Desperate Housewives" creator.        ...
15:00, 08/15/2019

Apple promises hostile treatment for sites that break Safari privacy rules Apple is taking a tough new stance on websites that attempt to monitor and share individuals' browsing history. In a new policy page, published on Wednesday, the company says it will treat websites and apps that attempt to bypass Safari's a...
15:32, 08/15/2019

Google's expanded college search helps you explore fields of study It's a bit late to start looking for colleges for September, but Google is ready to give the spring semester a boost by expanding its college search features. To begin with, there's a new exploration tool on desktop and web (pictured at cen...
15:32, 08/15/2019

Disparities in access to best stroke treatment (Reuters Health) - Less than 10% of U.S. stroke patients get a treatment that evidence shows is most effective for a certain type of stroke – and the odds are even lower for patients who are black and Hispanic, a U.S. study suggests....
15:32, 08/15/2019

|Ramaphosasigns'debtreliefbill' President Cyril Ramaphosa has signed into law the controversial National Credit Amendment Bill, which is geared to provide relief to over-indebted consumers...
15:32, 08/15/2019

|Newethicscodeforaccountants:actionmustbetakenonthreatsstraightaway-expert Accountants are now bound by a revised code of ethics to take action when they perceive a threat to their ethical standards, according to experts at the SAIPA Accounting Indaba on Tuesday....
15:32, 08/15/2019

|UPDATE:SAdoesnotneedaloanbutitcandomuchbetterongrowthpolicies,saysIMF The International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) senior resident representative in South Africa Montfort Mlachila has confirmed that South Africa has not requested an IMF loan....
15:32, 08/15/2019

|USCEOsearn278timesmorethantheirworkers:study The top executives at large US companies are paid 278 times more than their company's workers and the gap continues to widen, according to a study published Wednesday....
15:32, 08/15/2019

Philadelphia police shooting suspect has 'extensive' criminal history, commissioner says The man accused of opening fire on Philadelphia police officers, wounding six and triggering an hours-long standoff that stretched into the night, has been arrested at least a dozen times since turning 18 -- a rap sheet the city's top cop described a...
16:00, 08/15/2019

Trump Thinks Corey Lewandowski Would Be a ‘Fantastic’ Senator From New Hampshire President Trump all but endorsed his former campaign manager, who is weighing a Senate bid. “He’s terrific on television,” Mr. Trump said. “I like everything about him.”...
16:00, 08/15/2019

A Baby Planet Might Have Smashed Right Into Young Jupiter Jupiter’s core seems off, astronomers think, in a way explainable by an ancient collision with another enormous body, perhaps one 10 times the mass of Earth.Read more......
16:00, 08/15/2019

What's an Amazon 'FC Ambassador' and Are They Okay? Amazon employees seem to be taking to Twitter in especially high numbers lately, specifically to dispute talk about how the company is an exhausting, dangerous place to work. It’s creepy. It’s a piss-poor PR strategy. Worst of all, it’s something Ama...
16:00, 08/15/2019

These Robotic Shorts Make Walking and Running Easier Exosuits—wearable robotic technologies that enhance our physical abilities—are slowly but steadily leaving the world of comic books and becoming a practical reality. This week, scientists introduced an exosuit that seems to reach a new milestone, hel...
16:00, 08/15/2019

New ethics guidelines coming for retired judges The Canadian Judicial Council and the Federation of Law Societies have been working together on updating the ethical principles for judges, including a look at their careers after retirement....
16:00, 08/15/2019

'Jimmy Kimmel Live' hit with $395,000 fine over emergency tones in skit Simulated wireless alert tones used in a "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" skit making fun of a presidential alert test have cost Walt Disney Co's ABC $395,000 in civil fines with the U.S. Federal Communications Commission....
16:00, 08/15/2019

Kyrgios fined $113,000 for Cincinnati meltdown The ATP has fined Nick Kyrgios a total of $113,000 following his second-round loss at the Cincinnati Masters on Wednesday, when the Australian argued loudly with the chair umpire and smashed several rackets....
16:00, 08/15/2019

Pro-democracy Hong Kong lawmakers: Lam, not Xi, to blame for unrest Hong Kong's progressive lawmakers say they are seeking reform within the policy of "one country, two systems" that binds their city-state to mainland China....
16:32, 08/15/2019

Gibraltar releases Iranian Grace 1 oil tanker over U.S. objections Officials in Gibraltar have released a captive oil tanker that was seized by British authorities last month -- over objections from the United States, which lobbied to block the vessel from returning to Iranian control....
16:32, 08/15/2019

Unfit Messi ruled out of season opener against Bilbao "Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde said he would not risk an unfit Lionel Messi in Friday\u0027s La Liga opener against Athletic Bilbao and continued to non committal about Neymar re-joining the club from Paris Saint-Germain."...
17:00, 08/15/2019

Maguire rejected colossal City contract to join United - Paper Round "Harry Maguire turned down £278,000 a week at Manchester City to join their rivals, Alexis Sanchez\u0027s massive contract is revealed, Adrian turned down an improved deal at West Ham and Jack Butland wants a European move. It\u0027s Friday\u0027s Pa...
17:00, 08/15/2019

Ruthless Australia take control at Lord's "Josh Hazlewood, Pat Cummins and Nathan Lyon took three wickets each as Australia bowled out England for 258 and reached 30 for one in reply to take control of the second Ashes test at Lord\u0027s on Thursday."...
17:00, 08/15/2019

Maya Sacrificial Victims Were Likely Young, Foreign and Skinned Alive Scientists in Mexico have been studying tooth enamel from the skulls of 1,000-year-old Maya human sacrificial victims from the gloomy depths of a sacred cenote (sink hole). ...
17:32, 08/15/2019

Privacy watchdog investigating King's Cross facial recognition system The UK data and privacy watchdog has said it is launching an investigation into the use of facial recognition cameras at King's Cross in central London....
17:32, 08/15/2019

Russian plane's emergency landing injures 23 A passenger jet made an emergency landing in a field outside of one of Moscow's airports Thursday after colliding with a flock of birds, injuring at least 23 people, Russian officials said.        ...
17:32, 08/15/2019

Skateboarders squeezed out in fight for Shanghai streets Skateboarding will make its Olympic debut in Tokyo next year, but many in the growing scene in China's mega-city of Shanghai complain that they have few places to go and are looked down upon as trouble-makers.       ...
17:32, 08/15/2019

Agent: Cousins has torn ACL; may miss season Lakers center DeMarcus Cousins could miss the entire season after team doctors confirmed he has a torn ACL in his left knee -- his third serious leg injury in the last year and a half....
17:32, 08/15/2019

Google employees refuse to be ‘complicit’ in any contracts with border control, ICE More than 600 Google employees are refusing to "be complicit" in any potential cloud computing work the tech giant might do for US Customs and Border Protection....
18:00, 08/15/2019

Brazil threatens Mercosur exit if Argentina opposition wins presidency Brazil's economy minister has said the country could leave the trade bloc if Argentina's opposition wins presidential elections later this year. He also questioned how dependent Brazil's economy was on Argentina....
18:00, 08/15/2019

Trump’s Hong Kong Caution Isolates Him From Congress, Allies and Advisers In his showdown with Beijing over trade and tariffs, Mr. Trump is ignoring his hawkish advisers, who believe China threatens American interests worldwide....
18:00, 08/15/2019

"Will Have Fantastic And Big Trade Deal" With Post-Brexit UK: Trump President Donald Trump on Thursday again signalled his desire for close trading ties with Britain once it leaves the European Union, saying a "fantastic" deal was in the works....
18:00, 08/15/2019

Gross Carnival ship earns the line’s worst sanitation grade ever It’s enough to make you stay on land. A recent unannounced inspection of the Carnival Fantasy cruise ship by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) resulted in the worst sanitation grade in the cruise line’s history. Bowls and ute...
18:00, 08/15/2019

More than 1 in 3 Americans have been hacked or had their identity stolen: survey One in four people would be willing to buy back their private information from the black market, according to new research. A study of 2,000 people explored the value placed on private information available online and keeping their passwords secure &...
18:00, 08/15/2019

Kevin Hart to star in a Meet The Parents-esque superhero movie According to Deadline, Kevin Hart is going to star in and produce a superhero comedy movie from Detective Pikachu writers Dan Hernandez and Benji Samit called Night Wolf. Deadline says it’s a “high concept” pitch, though, and that high concept is tha...
18:32, 08/15/2019

Matt Murdock makes his life a giant mess in this Daredevil #10 exclusive Matt Murdock will always find a way to mess up his life. Whether or not he’s Daredevil, opportunities for mess always come his way, and he always grabs them against his better judgment. In the current Daredevil series, Matt befriends a lovely booksto...
18:32, 08/15/2019

Amazon puts together elaborate "Maisel Day" Emmys campaign in Los Angeles The Emmys are coming up, and that means it’s time for the all-important practice of Emmy voting. Granted, a very small percentage of people in the world actually get to vote on the Emmys, but that’s not stopping Amazon from going off the rails with a...
18:32, 08/15/2019

Halsey's boyfriend Yungblud: 'I'm very fluid' about my sexuality The 22-year-old British singer described his disinterest in following more traditional norms concerning gender and sexuality.        ...
19:00, 08/15/2019

Daily on Energy: Where that 12-year climate change deadline came from, and what it really means Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
19:00, 08/15/2019

Democrat John Delaney 'certainly' plans to stay in 2020 race even if he misses fall debates Delaney, a millionaire businessman, has the financial resources to stay in the hunt. "Unlike other candidates, we have the finances to support ourselves," a spokesman says....
19:00, 08/15/2019

Former Colorado Gov. Hickenlooper drops out of 2020 presidential race as he mulls Senate run Colorado Democrats have been urging Hickenlooper to join the state's U.S. Senate race, where Democrats are attempting to unseat Republican incumbent Cory Gardner....
19:00, 08/15/2019

A Skeptic's Guide to Wine in Cans Canned wine is trending, touted as the perfect pairing for beach, ballpark and beyond. But can a can really rival the pleasure of uncorking? To find out, our wine expert committed to a week of pop-top pours....
19:00, 08/15/2019

22 Days of Eating Like Beyoncé, Day 2: How to Swallow a Plateful of Opinions You know the old adage, “opinions are like assholes; everybody has one?” Well, apparently, the same holds true for diet plans—everyone is sure they have the answer and is insistent that theirs is the best one for you. So, after only two days of publi...
19:00, 08/15/2019

Eight Great Mini Fridges For Anyone That Wants the Coolest Dorm Room If you’re in college or have a college student in your life, you know that one of the big concerns about dorm life is buying a mini fridge. Depending on the size of your dorm room, your personal tastes, and the amount of food or Natty Ice you need to...
19:00, 08/15/2019

VCs like SoftBank see big opportunity in solutions to world problems: Energy Vault CEO Robert Piconi, co-founder and CEO of Energy Vault, discusses the $110 million investment the Swiss start-up received from Japanese conglomerate SoftBank....
19:32, 08/15/2019

Autocar Heroes: BMW E30 M3 vs M3 CSL vs M2 Competition - what's the best M Car ever? Three iconic models from BMW's M Division go head-to-head-to-head to settle once and for all which is the best So which is it to be? What is the greatest ever product of BMW's performance arm, the M Division? Is it the BMW E30 M3, the compact 3-Seri...
20:00, 08/15/2019

Bernie Sanders supporter files labor complaint against Elizabeth Warren’s campaign A Colorado-based Bernie Sanders supporter has filed a labor complaint against Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s presidential campaign, taking aim at its use of a confidentiality agreement which, he argues, prevents staffers from speaking out on workplace condi...
20:00, 08/15/2019

Ninth Circuit rejects Trump's bid to limit accommodations to children detained at border The Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, in a rejection of the Trump administration’s bid to limit accommodations for immigrant children detained at the border, ruled Thursday that the children must be given adequate food, clean water, soap, and toot...
20:00, 08/15/2019

Trump tells NH rallygoers 'we have a bunch of socialists or communists to beat' -- as Dem rivals gather nearby With several of his Democratic rivals setting up competing events down the street, President Trump was hosting what he promised to be a "fun" and "tremendous" campaign rally Thursday evening in New Hampshire, the state that gave him his first preside...
20:00, 08/15/2019

For women’s soccer to keep growing, elite clubs must compete more often To help maintain the momentum of this summer's World Cup, the women's game needs more events like this week's Women’s International Champions Cup showcase in North Carolina....
20:00, 08/15/2019

Cuban government imposes price controls as it seeks to keep lid on inflation Communist-run Cuba has imposed price controls on goods and services ranging from lemons and pork to haircuts and taxi fares in what it says is an effort to tame inflation as it increases state wages and pensions....
20:00, 08/15/2019

Brazil's Guedes threatens to quit Mercosur if populist opposition wins Argentina election Brazil will pull out of the Mercosur trade bloc if the opposition party wins Argentina's presidential elections later this year and closes the economy with protectionist policies, Brazil's Economy Minister Paulo Guedes said on Thursday....
20:00, 08/15/2019

Tesla gains EV share in California Electric vehicles are poised to top 100,000 registrations in California this year as their share of the state’s light-vehicle market rose to 5.6 percent through June compared with 4.7 percent for all of 2018....
20:00, 08/15/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks nurse losses, bonds hold huge gains Asian shares were heading for weekly losses on Friday as conflicting messages on the Sino-U.S. trade war only added to worries for the global economy, while talk of aggressive central bank stimulus drove bond yields to fresh lows....
20:32, 08/15/2019

Ackman confident portfolio can keep delivering strong returns -letter Billionaire investor William Ackman, whose portfolio has gained almost 50% this year, said his fund can keep delivering "high, long-term" returns and that he expects Berkshire Hathaway Inc stock to help boost gains....
20:32, 08/15/2019

NASA Selects Proposals to Demonstrate SmallSat Technologies to Study Interplanetary Space NASA has selected two proposals to demonstrate small satellite technologies to improve science observations in deep space, which could help NASA develop better models to predict space weather events that can affect astronauts and spacecraft....
21:00, 08/15/2019