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How to Tap Into Aramco's IPO

Many investors outside of Saudi Arabia are unfamiliar with the market and its rules. Here’s how foreign investors might gain exposure to Aramco shares....

How to Tap Into Aramco's IPO

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ThriveNYC skips hearing on police mental health The embattled ThriveNYC mental health program missed a hearing on how to combat cop suicides amidst a spike in deaths this year, according to a city councilman. “I anticipated asking ThriveNYC some questions I just didn’t think the toughest would be ...
15:16, 09/17/2019

Andrew Cuomo scraps plan to charge New Yorkers for new license plates Gov. Andrew Cuomo reversed his plan to make New York car owners pay $25 to replace their license plates once the plates are at least 10 years old, his office revealed Tuesday. The announcement comes a week after online voters chose a plate that did n...
15:16, 09/17/2019

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

Saudi Arabia Increasingly Confident Iran Launched Oil Attack Saudi Arabia is increasingly confident that Iran directly launched a complex missile and drone attack close to Iran’s border with Iraq on Saturday that battered the kingdom’s oil industry....
15:17, 09/17/2019

Venezuela Quietly Loosens Grip on Market, Tempering Economic Crisis President Nicolás Maduro’s authoritarian government, long a practitioner of tight state control of the economy, has cautiously begun implementing free-market policies to tame hyperinflation and correct a brutal economic contraction—and it’s showing s...
15:17, 09/17/2019

Saudi Arabia to invite U.N. experts to investigate oil attack: statement Saudi Arabia will invite international experts including from the United Nations to participate in investigating an attack on its oil facilities and called on the world to condemn those behind it, its foreign ministry said on Monday....
15:17, 09/17/2019

Trump says U.S. does not need Middle East oil, but cargoes keep coming Amid a flurry of Twitter posts on Monday morning, U.S. President Donald Trump turned to the weekend attack on Saudi Arabia’s oil facilities and assured his audience the United States had become such a big producer it no longer needed oil from the Mid...
15:17, 09/17/2019

Israeli election too close to call: exit polls Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's battle for political survival looked set to stretch on for days or weeks after exit polls following Tuesday's election showed the race too close to call....
15:17, 09/17/2019

Israel's Lieberman calls for unity government Israel's former defense chief Avigdor Lieberman, a possible kingmaker in the parliamentary election held on Tuesday, called for a national unity government after exit polls showed no clear winner at the ballot....
15:17, 09/17/2019

Vatican prosecutor wants trial for two priests in abuse case A Vatican prosecutor on Tuesday asked that two priests who served in a "pre-seminary" that housed altar boys inside the Vatican be ordered to stand trial on charges of sexual abuse....
15:17, 09/17/2019

At least 3 teachers remove religious symbols at work under Quebec’s secularism law Bill 21 prohibits public-sector employees in positions of authority — including teachers, police officers and judges — from wearing religious symbols while at work....
15:18, 09/17/2019

Lewandowski dodges Democrats’ questions about specifics of Mueller report The president’s former campaign manager praised Trump in his congressional testimony and tweeted about his possible 2020 bid for the U.S. Senate in New Hampshire....
15:48, 09/17/2019

Trump: Homeless people hurt the ‘prestige’ of Los Angeles, San Francisco Under Trump’s direction, the administration has quietly been eyeing sweeping unilateral action on homelessness, with top government officials from multiple agencies touring California this month to formulate a strategy....
15:48, 09/17/2019

Man taken into custody after chase on eastbound I-10 MARANA, Ariz. – One subject was taken into custody following a police chase along eastbound Interstate 10 Tuesday afternoon. According to Casa Grande Police Department, the chase initially started off as an attempted traffic stop near milepost ...
15:48, 09/17/2019

Sierra Vista police arrest man following shooting Monday night 22-year-old Rashaun Jones SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. – A Sierra Vista man has been arrested after a shooting left one injured at an apartment complex Monday night. According to the Sierra Vista Police Department, around 10:50 p.m. calls came in of a s...
15:48, 09/17/2019

Arizona reports cases of vaping-related respiratory illness PHOENIX (AP) — State health officials say three cases of vaping-related respiratory illness have been identified in Arizona, all in Maricopa County. The Department of Health Services said Tuesday the Arizona cases are part of an outbreak that has res...
15:48, 09/17/2019

Holocaust survivor asks Senate to help recoup insurance money of murdered relatives WASHINGTON — A 90-year-old Holocaust survivor called on the US Senate Tuesday to pass legislation that would help others like him collect the insurance claims of their relatives murdered by the Nazis. “My parents, my four brothers, my sister, a...
15:48, 09/17/2019

Beauty blogger who woke up with a headache finds out she has weeks left to live Samantha Last, a popular beauty blogger from Norfolk, woke at 2 a.m. with a migraine last week. Hours later was diagnosed with a rare type of aggressive brain cancer....
15:48, 09/17/2019

Israeli election: Benjamin Netanyahu, challenger Benny Gantz in close contest An election re-run in Israel Tuesday shows Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is in a dead heat with challenger Benny Gantz -- in a race that could end up significantly changing the nation's political landscape....
15:48, 09/17/2019

U.S., Japan reach initial trade agreement, Trump says President Donald Trump notified Congress Monday that he plans to enter into a trade agreement with Japan after negotiating with the Asian ally for nearly a year....
15:48, 09/17/2019

North Korea slams Japan for 'trespassing' in EEZ North Korea accused a Japanese ship of violating its exclusive economic zone less than a week after Tokyo claimed it was North Korean high-speed boats that had intruded into Japan's EEZ....
15:48, 09/17/2019

Iranian leader Ali Khamenei won't talk to U.S. without 2015 nuclear deal Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said Tuesday Tehran will not hold talks with the United States until the 2015 nuclear agreement is restored....
15:48, 09/17/2019

South Korea on alert after 1st African swine fever case confirmed South Korea is on alert Tuesday to prevent the spread of African swine fever after the first case of the animal disease was confirmed near the border with North Korea....
15:48, 09/17/2019

Saturday Night Live sacks new comedian over racial slurs A new Saturday Night Live comedian has been axed from the show before his first appearance after a video emerged of him making "offensive, hurtful and unacceptable" slurs about Chinese people....
15:48, 09/17/2019

Opinion: Colin Kaepernick 'actively interested,' even as NFL isn't interested in him It's only Week 3, and there are almost a half-dozen teams already in need of quarterback help. Meanwhile Colin Kaepernick continues to stay fit.       ...
16:48, 09/17/2019

The New York Giants benched Eli Manning for Daniel Jones. Now what happens to Eli? Now that the New York Giants have benched Eli Manning, the veteran quarterback is at a crossroads. What's next in his career?       ...
16:48, 09/17/2019

Fantasy football waiver wire: QBs Mason Rudolph, Daniel Jones assume starting roles Injuries to several starting quarterbacks lead to a Week 3 run on Steelers' Mason Rudolph, Giants' Daniel Jones, Saints' Teddy Bridgewater.       ...
16:48, 09/17/2019

The Minnesota Twins have made home run history this year. But can they bash their way through October? MInnesota broke the single-season home run record and is on track to win the AL Central. Will their slugging do the trick in the playoffs?       ...
16:48, 09/17/2019

Bowl projections: No change at the top, but change is coming after Week 4 showdowns The lack of drama last week meant no change in the latest college football bowl projections. But the will be movement ahead with showdowns in Week 4.       ...
16:48, 09/17/2019

Opinion: NFL’s 100th season already turning into battle of attrition The NFL’s 100th season started with such promise that the early injuries, ineptitudes and oddities are being felt more keenly, writes Nancy Armour.       ...
16:48, 09/17/2019

Google WiFi successor could include Assistant-enabled beacons When it hosts its Pixel 4 launch event on October 15th, Google could announce an interesting new update to its WiFi mesh router. According to 9 to 5 Google's Stephan Hall, the company plans to update the device by adding a newly designed Assista...
16:48, 09/17/2019

Millions of Americans' medical records are out in the open on the internet If you've ever visited a private medical clinic, your records could be at risk. A new joint investigation published by ProPublica and German broadcaster Bayerischer Rundfunk found that the medical data of some 5 million patients in the US is eas...
16:48, 09/17/2019

Google will highlight important parts of videos in search results Web searches can easily help you find videos, but that's not much good if you're looking for a specific segment. Do you really want to spend minutes scrubbing to find a relevant section? You might not have to. Google search can now highl...
16:48, 09/17/2019

How conservationists are controlling invasive species in the 21st century When humans colonized islands throughout the Pacific some 2,000 years ago, rats came along for the ride. The introduction of those rodents proved disastrous for the local island exosystem, a pattern than unfortunately continues to this day with no si...
16:48, 09/17/2019

What to expect at Google's October 15th Pixel 4 event Google has taken a novel approach with the Pixel 4 by sharing some information ahead of time. But, we don't know everything about its next flagship. And there's a big launch event coming up soon. On October 15th in New York City, the compan...
16:48, 09/17/2019

What Happened To The Nissan Pathfinder? I’ll admit I’m not the first person to think about the Nissan Pathfinder all day. I’m more of a “check the used-car sites to see if Lotus Elise prices are holding” type, and the Pathfinder doesn’t necessarily scream “Think about me, you absolute dunc...
16:48, 09/17/2019

The White House Vs. California Fight Is Finally Going Down: Report A war between the Trump Administration and the state of California has been brewing for a while, with the former trying to relax vehicle emissions regulations and the latter refusing to relinquish its own power. Now things may be coming to a head, wi...
16:48, 09/17/2019

Should Formula One Actually Opt For Qualifying Races? It feels like we go through something similar every year regarding Formula One: all this brainstorming about how to “solve” the series’ problems, or how to make it more interesting. This time around, The Powers That Be are wondering if they should im...
16:48, 09/17/2019

The 2020 McLaren GT Will Convince You To Ditch Your Private Jet For Good There are some experiences of such intense beauty that they can cause your brain to short-circuit a little. Whipping the 2020 McLaren GT on an empty mountain road in the south of France, turning a sharp corner only to be immediately faced with a mono...
16:48, 09/17/2019

Surgery may help women with two types of incontinence A surgical procedure for stress urinary incontinence can also help treat urgency urinary incontinence, contradicting recommendations that the procedure could make it worse, according to a new study....
16:48, 09/17/2019

This Might Finally Be It For Eli Manning “They absolutely are this bad,” Barry Petchesky wrote about the New York Giants exactly 365 days ago. The team had just lost to the Dallas Cowboys in a supremely listless Monday Night Football appearance. I watched it with a friend who was visiting f...
17:33, 09/17/2019

‘Old Town Road’ director tapped to direct ‘House Party’ remake Calmatic is gonna take “House Party” to the old town road. The director of the music video for “Old Town Road (Remix)” is set to remake “House Party,” the 1990 cult classic starring Christopher Martin, Christopher Reid and Martin Lawrence, acco...
17:34, 09/17/2019

Taylor Swift announces ‘Lover Fest’ tour with just 2 US cities No need to calm down. On Tuesday, Taylor Swift announced what she’s calling Lover Fest, next year’s tour of her August album, “Lover.” Notably, the “festival” includes only two US cities. The rest of the tour stops...
17:34, 09/17/2019

Donald Trump's ex-campaign manager rebuffs questions at 'impeachment hearing' Donald Trump's former campaign manager refused to answer multiple questions put to him in the first hearing of what Democrats are calling an impeachment investigation....
18:00, 09/17/2019

American Cancer Survivor Becomes First Person To Swim English Channel 4 Times Non-Stop An American cancer survivor has made history after becoming the first person to swim the English Channel four times non-stop. Sarah Thomas began her historic 130-mile feat (209 km) early on Sunday morning and finished just over 54 hours later on Tues...
18:00, 09/17/2019

Acting Intelligence Chief Refuses to Testify, Prompting Standoff With Congress Congress wants details of a whistle-blower complaint lodged with the intelligence agencies’ inspector general, but the director of national intelligence balked....
18:00, 09/17/2019

Park Service Says Archaeological Sites Are Imperiled by Border Wall The National Park Service has warned that President Trump’s border wall will significantly damage or destroy more than 20 archaeological sites in the Arizona desert....
18:00, 09/17/2019

For Sean Spicer, the Revolving Door Led to a Dance Routine in a Lime Green Shirt Mr. Spicer has become an avatar for the reputational sacrifice and ritual humiliation that come with trying to remain in President Trump’s good graces while also seeking mainstream acceptance....
18:00, 09/17/2019

Ask Us Your Questions About Inequality in California Tuesday: We want to hear from you about the stories you want to read. Also: Gov. Gavin Newsom takes action on vaping, and Kim Gordon recommends a taco spot....
18:00, 09/17/2019

Ocean Viking charity vessel rescues 109 migrants in Mediterranean The charity vessel's mission continued, as a second operation brought the total number of people rescued to more than 100. The boat is one of many carrying out such missions in the Mediterranean....
18:01, 09/17/2019

Musk says calling diver 'pedo' was not an accusation of pedophilia After a UK rescue diver sued Tesla CEO Elon Musk for defamation, Musk said that calling the diver "pedo guy" was not meant as an accusation of pedophilia. Separately, the billionaire described him as a "child rapist."...
18:01, 09/17/2019

Venezuela and Colombia border tension fuels fear of armed conflict A large-scale military exercise and the invoking of a regional defense pact have Venezuela and Colombia on edge. How likely is a military confrontation between the South American neighbors?...
18:01, 09/17/2019

Opinion: Donald Trump hesitates on Iran attack — with good reason Trump has toned down his retaliation rhetoric in the days after the attack on Saudi oil facilities. He's in "no rush" to pin the blame on Iran, but American logic could easily apply to the US itself, says Peter Philipp....
18:01, 09/17/2019

Police violence in Germany: An underreported problem? Police violence is a contentious issue in most countries, with Germany being no exception. A recent study suggests that there could be more instances of violence by law enforcement than official statistics show....
18:01, 09/17/2019

100 things you should know about the Grand Canyon As Grand Canyon National Park celebrates its centennial during 2019, here are 100 things you should know about Arizona's natural wonder.       ...
18:01, 09/17/2019

Impostor marijuana vapes flood California as health crisis expands Deceptive rip-off marijuana vapes on the streets of California could be linked to the emerging public health crisis of vaping-related deaths, according to a new report....
18:01, 09/17/2019

Rhode Island boy, 4, weighs nearly twice as much as average kid his age due to rare condition A Rhode Island mom recently opened up about her son’s rare and life-threatening condition that causes him to gain weight at an abnormal pace — and the cruelty he has faced as a result. ...
18:01, 09/17/2019

Boy's E. coli-linked death traced to supermarket burger he ate nearly a decade ago A 10-year-old French boy who contracted a severe E.coli infection from a beef roughly eight years ago has died from complications related to the infection, French media reports. ...
18:01, 09/17/2019

The Committee on Animal Care solicits feedback The Committee on Animal Care (CAC) and the vice president for research welcome any information that would aid our efforts to assure the humane care of research animals used at MIT and the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research. Established to e...
18:32, 09/17/2019

The Case for Powdered Parmesan Cheap shaker parmesan is not Parmigiano-Reggiano. The “real stuff” is nutty, slightly fruity, and filled with savory, crunchy crystals. It’s a luxury cheese, a fancy boy cheese, a cheese you should enjoy in fluffy piles atop the finest of pasta. The ...
18:32, 09/17/2019

Get Free Online SAT and ACT Prep Classes Starting Next Week You may have heard that college is expensive. There’s the tuition, of course, the room and board, the textbooks, the ridiculous amount of food consumed. But it can also be pricey just to try to get to college. Before you ever even go dorm-room decor ...
18:32, 09/17/2019

Oil extends losses after Saudi Arabia to restore output by end September Oil prices extended their losses from the previous session on Wednesday, after Saudi Arabia's energy minister said the Kingdom will restore lost oil production by the end of the month....
18:32, 09/17/2019

Mike Yastrzemski, grandson of Red Sox legend Carl Yastrzemski, homers at Fenway Park Mike Yastrzemski, grandson of Boston Red Sox legend Carl Yastrzemski, hit a home run in his first MLB game at Fenway Park.       ...
18:32, 09/17/2019

Illinois congressman unfazed by AOC’s endorsement of his rival Rep. Dan Lipinski is shrugging off the endorsement of his liberal challenger by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, telling POLITICO the progressive star’s backing of his “extremist” opponent won’t help knock him out of the Chicago-area seat. “I think it’...
19:00, 09/17/2019

FDA warns of cancer-causing impurity in popular heartburn drug Zantac Heartburn, and its even uglier cousin, acid reflux, can leave a person feeling incredibly uncomfortable, which is why drugs meant to treat such conditions are so popular. But, given the choice, most people would likely choose a bit of digestive disco...
19:00, 09/17/2019

Mars’ North Pole looks so bizarre in new photo by ExoMars orbiter The Mars we often seen in photos from rovers and orbiters is dry, dusty, and barren, but there are parts of the planet that, when viewed separately, could trick you into thinking you’re looking at a totally foreign alien land. The latest snapsh...
19:00, 09/17/2019

Explosion at Russian lab housing smallpox virus somehow hasn’t triggered the apocalypse… yet Scientists studying deadly pathogens have to be extremely careful to ensure troublesome viruses and bacteria don’t somehow make it out of their controlled environments. That means donning lots of protective gear, checking and then re-checking s...
19:00, 09/17/2019

Indonesia raises minimum age for marriage Indonesia's parliament has raised the minimum age at which women can marry to 19, in a ruling which is expected to curb child marriage in the country....
19:32, 09/17/2019

Amazon's Lord Of The Rings will be filmed in Middle-earth—err, New Zealand Amazon’s Lord Of The Rings show is going to cover territory that is only ever hinted at in the books, staying away from Peter Jackson’s movies entirely, but that doesn’t mean Jeff Bezos is going to waste time deviating from things that the movies got...
19:32, 09/17/2019

"Old Town Road" video director Calmatic is remaking House Party Fresh off of making the award-winning music video for “Old Town Road”—the greatest and most popular song of all time—director Calmatic is getting ready to make his feature directing debut. According to Deadline, New Line has tapped him to make a rema...
19:32, 09/17/2019

Merriam-Webster adds 530 words to online dictionary, including "dad joke" and gender-neutral pronouns What did the cheese say to the other cheese when it was about to take a picture? “Smile!” That, dear readers, is an example of what Merriam-Webster would call a “dad joke,” which is to say that it’s “a wholesome joke of the type said to be told by fa...
19:32, 09/17/2019

Get Involved Internet: Someone buy this kickass Star Wars-themed Dodge van from 1979 on Craigslist Even though folks at Disney swear The Rise of Skywalker will be the decades’ old, nine-episode Skywalker Saga’s final chapter, we know Star Wars isn’t leaving our pop culture consciousness anytime soon (and, c’mon, we all know they’ll eventually thin...
19:32, 09/17/2019

Tom Barrack Is Done With Traditional Real Estate. He's Going Digital. Colony Capital is making one of the most aggressive bets yet that technology is disrupting real estate: It is selling nearly all of its traditional holdings and buying only property that focuses on the tech sector....
19:32, 09/17/2019

Harlem thief swipes 7 cellphones from women in 10-day robbery spree A thief robbed seven women of their cellphones as they were walking in Harlem over the course of about 10 days in July, police said Tuesday. The robber, believed to be in his late teens or early 20s, kicked off his spree on July 15, when he stole a p...
20:00, 09/17/2019

Manhattan parents sue Juul for hooking their teen on nicotene Two Manhattan parents filed a lawsuit on Tuesday claiming their teenage daughter was sickened by e-cigarette giant Juul because the company illegally marketed the product to child using “big tobacco’s youth marketing playbook.” Pare...
20:00, 09/17/2019

Be Shallow and Buy Lady Gaga's New Beauty Products on Amazon Baby, you may have been born this way, but if you enjoy enhancing your natural beauty with bold makeup looks from time to time—or if you’re just a major Little Monster—head over to Amazon, where Lady Gaga’s Haus Laboratories is now on sale....
20:01, 09/17/2019

Suncor Energy CEO says he’s not counting on oil risk premium after Saudi attacks The CEO of Suncor Energy Inc. says his company isn't counting on higher cash flow despite analyst expectations of a "risk premium'' on crude oil prices in the wake of last weekend's attacks on Saudi Arabian oil facilities....
20:01, 09/17/2019

The Offspring becomes latest band to play a concert inside a video game Punk band The Offspring are going to be performing a gig in … a mobile game? Yep, they join the ranks of the growing number of performers choosing to perform in games. As for the venue, Offspring will be performing inside World of Tanks. That’s right...
20:01, 09/17/2019

Going cashless? What to know before you hand a debit card to your children As you go cashless, new debit cards aim to make it easier to give money to your children. Here's what to think before you put them in your kids' hands....
20:01, 09/17/2019

Teen Climate Activist Greta Thunberg Scolds U.S. Lawmakers: ‘I Know You’re Trying, But Just Not Hard Enough’ (WASHINGTON) — Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg offered a blunt message to Congress on Tuesday as she brought her campaign for urgent action on climate change to the U.S. Capitol. “I know you’re trying,” she told Democratic sen...
20:32, 09/17/2019

The High-Risk Strategy That Could Hand Democrats the White House Over many years of following our beloved Philadelphia Phillies, my dad and I have often wistfully imagined that, in games where the Phils dissemble their opponent by a lopsided margin, the team could store some of that surplus in a “run bank...
20:32, 09/17/2019

Vatican seeks to indict two priests in abuse case within its walls The case concerns the alleged abuse of an altar boy at a youth seminary steps from St. Peter’s Basilica. Critics of how the Catholic Church has handled abuse cases will be watching the transparency of the Vatican process....
20:32, 09/17/2019

Trump visits California, says he’ll do ‘something’ about homelessness problem ``We can't let Los Angeles, San Francisco and numerous other cities destroy themselves by allowing what's happening,'' Trump said aboard Air Force One. He did not elaborate on anything more than 'something' aside from the creation of a task force....
20:32, 09/17/2019

Group founded to address child sex abuse in Olympic sports struggling to manage its caseload The Colorado-based organization founded to address the issue of sexual abuse in Olympic sports at the youth level is fielding 55 percent more reports of misconduct this year than in 2018....
20:33, 09/17/2019

Everything Jim Cramer said on 'Mad Money,' including Fed meeting, Microsoft and Apple, Pelosi Jim Cramer explains what to expect from the Federal Reserve's September meeting, why Microsoft and Apple's stock could soon pop, and his wide-ranging interview with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi....
21:01, 09/17/2019

Pelosi to Cramer: There's no need to reinvent health care — just improve Obamacare "I believe the path to 'health care for all' is a path following the lead of the Affordable Care Act," House Speaker Nancy Pelosi tells Jim Cramer....
21:01, 09/17/2019

Facebook working on smart glasses with Ray-Ban, code-named 'Orion' Facebook has partnered with Luxottica to develop augmented-reality Ray-Ban glasses code-named 'Orion', people familiar with the matter told CNBC....
21:01, 09/17/2019

Yankees will get clarity on Giancarlo Stanton’s role soon Of all the important Yankees on the verge of returning, perhaps there are more questions surrounding Giancarlo Stanton than any other. The team could finally begin getting some answers soon. Stanton, who has been limited to nine games, could be activ...
21:32, 09/17/2019

Biden vows tax credit will put '720 million women' back in workforce Former Vice President Joe Biden made another blunder on Tuesday, this time for suggesting that his child tax credit plan will put "720 million women" back into the workforce. ...
21:32, 09/17/2019

California Attorney General vows to sue if Trump revokes state’s clean car waiver California’s Attorney General on Tuesday vowed to sue the Trump administration if it moved forward with revoking the state’s authority to enforce stricter car emission standards.  ...
21:32, 09/17/2019

This could be the beginning of the end for Netanyahu Avigdor Lieberman was once a nightclub bouncer. He may now be in a position to decide who is let into government in Israel and who is not, as the country's kingmaker....
21:32, 09/17/2019

KFC is testing Chicken & Donuts and Pizza Hut has a new Stuffed Cheez-It Pizza KFC is sweetening up the Chicken Sandwich War with its test of Fried Chicken & Donuts and Pizza Hut has its own mashup with Stuffed Cheez-It Pizza.       ...
22:00, 09/17/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Oil recedes on Saudi supply reassurance, investor focus shifts to Fed Oil prices cooled on Wednesday as Saudi Arabia said the kingdom had fully restored its oil supply following attacks on its crude facilities although caution ahead of an expected U.S. interest rate cut kept wider financial markets in tight ranges....
22:00, 09/17/2019

‘Jeopardy!’ host Trebek says he’s resumed chemotherapy ‘Jeopardy!’ host Alex Trebek says he’s had a setback in his fight against pancreatic cancer, and is back in chemotherapy after a brief period of optimism...
22:32, 09/17/2019

‘This means WAR’: Comedians criticize SNL for firing Shane Gillis over racist language Former cast members such as Norm Macdonald and Rob Schneider and others like Bill Burr and Jim Jefferies aired their displeasure with the show's decision....
22:32, 09/17/2019

Benetton makes a splash on the eve of Milan Fashion Week United Colors of Benetton made a splash with its new collection showcasing experimental textiles and ecological materials that was presented on the eve of Milan Fashion Week inside a 1930s-era swimming hall....
22:32, 09/17/2019

The true story behind ‘Unbelievable,’ Netflix’s gripping new drama about the women who solved a serial rape case The series was inspired by a Pulitzer Prize-winning 2015 article from Propublica and the Marshall Project about a woman who was charged with filing a false report after claiming that she had been raped....
22:32, 09/17/2019

National Book Awards list for translation has global reach Authors from Asia, Europe and South America are among those on the National Book Awards longlist for translated literature, a category started last year....
22:32, 09/17/2019

Borussia Dortmund 0-0 Barcelona: Lionel Messi returns as Ter Stegen saves penalty in Champions League draw Barcelona have Marc-Andre ter Stegen to thank as the goalkeeper starred with a penalty save to earn a goalless draw against Borussia Dortmund in their Champions League group-stage opener....
22:32, 09/17/2019

Jersey Shore's Angelina Pivarnick Sues FDNY Supervisor for Sexual Harassment Jersey Shore star Angelina Pivarnick is taking legal action against a lieutenant within the New York City Fire Department. According to court documents obtained by E! News, Pivarnick,......
22:32, 09/17/2019

Is There an Engagement Epidemic on Bachelor in Paradise? Prepare for the most dramatic take on Bachelor in Paradise ever: we're sick of the engagements, which are starting to suck all of the fun out of the ABC reality hit. It's ironic......
22:32, 09/17/2019

Air Force leadership implores public not to storm Area 51 Air Force leaders are asking the public not to storm Area 51 to "see them aliens" after a Facebook event intended to be a joke went viral and attracted millions of potential attendees....
23:00, 09/17/2019

Champions League roundup: Håland makes history in Salzburg romp as Barça are held • Teenager scores first-half hat-trick in 6-2 win• Barcelona held to 0-0 draw by Borussia DortmundErling Braut Håland became the first teenager to score a hat-trick on his Champions League debut since Wayne Rooney in 2004 as Red Bull Salzburg thrashe...
23:00, 09/17/2019

Cagliari fined for fans throwing bottles but not racist abuse of Lukaku • Internazionale’s Lukaku was targeted with monkey chants• Lega Serie A rule chants could not be considered discriminatoryCagliari have avoided punishment after supporters aimed racist abuse at Romelu Lukaku during Internazionale’s 2-1 Serie A win in...
23:00, 09/17/2019

Chelsea 0-1 Valencia: Champions League – as it happened Rodrigo scored the only goal of the game for Valencia, while Ross Barkley missed a late penalty for Chelsea Report: Barkley penalty miss costs Chelsea in defeat to Valencia 12.36am BST Lampard reacts ... Related: Frank Lampard says Chelsea defeat was...
23:00, 09/17/2019

England should consider Pacific Islands tour, says coach Scott Wisemantel • Attack coach says tier-one nations must do more to help• ‘No reason England can’t go there’ says WisemantelWhen England’s attack coach, Scott Wisemantel, discusses the state of Pacific Island rugby it pays to listen. When he urges the Rugby Footbal...
23:00, 09/17/2019

County cricket: Somerset face hard chase after James Vince century James Vince took his time to get off the mark against Somerset before hitting a fine century 7.39pm BST Kyle Abbott skewered Somerset’s hopes of a nice easy run-in to the crucial last game with nine for 40 – the best bowling figures in the County Cha...
23:00, 09/17/2019

Facebook reportedly teams with Luxottica to produce AR glasses by 2025 The popular glasses maker is said to be working with Facebook on a wearable AR headset that will ship between 2023 and 2025, if development proceeds apace.Read More...
23:00, 09/17/2019

Evolving Moore’s Law with chiplets and 3D packaging New design and packaging innovations enable new varieties of lighter, low-power, customized processors ideal for Big Data and AI applications.Read More...
23:00, 09/17/2019

Google’s Key Moments provide shortcuts to video highlights Google's new Key Moments feature surfaces shortcuts to pivotal footage in lengthy video clips. It's now available for English-language YouTube videos.Read More...
23:00, 09/17/2019

Microsoft Teams now supports Oracle digital assistant Oracle's AI assistant is now supported by Microsoft Teams, responds to voice commands, and comes with NLP that grasps terms specific to enterprise users.Read More...
23:00, 09/17/2019

3 Injured After Car Smashes Into Trump Plaza Lobby In New York: Report A car plowed into the main hall of a Trump Plaza in suburban New York on Tuesday night, causing minor injuries to two bystanders and the driver, news media reported....
23:00, 09/17/2019

New York Becomes Second US State To Ban Flavored E-Cigarettes New York became the second US state to ban flavored e-cigarettes Tuesday, following several vaping-linked deaths that have raised fears about a product long promoted as less harmful than smoking....
23:00, 09/17/2019

Fist-Bump With Obama, TV Appearance: Greta Thunberg's US Itinerary Teen activist Greta Thunberg has a jam-packed itinerary for her trip to the United States: Lead a global climate protest; appear on "The Daily Show"; learn how to fist-bump from a former president of......
23:00, 09/17/2019

Facebook to launch 'supreme court' to judge controversial content Facebook has revealed the rules that will govern its "supreme court" - a new 40-person independent board that will make the final decision on controversial questions about the social network's content....
23:32, 09/17/2019

iPhone 11 preorders start strong as consumers flock to the Pro models There’s no getting around the fact that iPhone sales over the past few years have been somewhat stagnant at best. This, though, shouldn’t come as much of a surprise given that iPhone users are holding onto their devices for much longer th...
00:00, 09/18/2019

The real reason why the iPhone 11 Pro’s camera has such an unusual design Ever since the iPhone 11 Pro design leaked, some people have expressed their hatred for the huge bump on the back that houses the phone’s triple-lens camera, which was placed in a square module. But it turns out that is indeed the real design t...
00:00, 09/18/2019

Trump held fundraiser at former Sun CEO Scott McNealy's Silicon Valley house on Tuesday President Trump held a campaign fundraiser at the home of Sun Microsystems Co-founder Scott McNealy Tuesday, marking Trump's first fundraiser in the Bay area since being elected President. A giant inflatable baby Trump was not far behind....
00:00, 09/18/2019

NBCU shared details about its upcoming Netflix competitor, Peacock, which will become the streaming home of 'The Office' NBC NBCUniversal's upcoming streaming service and Netflix competitor is called Peacock, the company announced Tuesday. The service, which will have ad-free and ad-supported versions, will launch in April 2020 and include popular NBC shows like "The ...
00:00, 09/18/2019

U.S. Stocks Rise as Oil Prices Slump U.S. stocks ticked up as oil prices retreated from a historic gain and investors looked ahead to an expected cut in interest rates by the Federal Reserve....
00:32, 09/18/2019

U.S. Senators urge FTC to scrutinize multi-billion dollar pharma mergers U.S. presidential hopeful Amy Klobuchar on Tuesday led a letter by U.S. senators that urged the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to closely scrutinize pharma mergers, raising concerns about the potential harm to customers....
01:00, 09/18/2019

The viral selfie app ImageNet Roulette seemed fun – until it called me a racist slur During a strange week for Asian Americans, the app – which is part of an art project – achieved its aim by underscoring exactly what’s wrong with artificial intelligence How are you supposed to react when a robot calls you a “gook”?At first glance, I...
01:00, 09/18/2019

Iran confirms it has detained three Australian citizens Cases of British-Australians Kylie Moore-Gilbert and Jolie King, and King’s Australian partner, Mark Firkin, were revealed last weekIran’s judiciary has confirmed it has detained three Australian citizens, alleging they were arrested for spying and t...
01:00, 09/18/2019

WeWork's IPO delay a blow to Japanese investment giant Softbank Failure of WeWork comes soon after Uber, another loss-making SoftBank investment, went publicWeWork’s decision to delay its public share offering after a lacklustre response from investors comes as a blow to Softbank, the Japanese investment giant th...
01:00, 09/18/2019

The homeless death of Aimee Teese: 'I didn't think it would come to this at 30' Aimee Teese 1988-2019: She was a much-loved mum with a ‘massive, infectious laugh’. So why did Aimee die in a tent in Liverpool city centre? We’re telling the stories of those who died homeless – here’s whyAimee Teese’s final words to her friend and...
01:00, 09/18/2019

Benjamin Netanyahu's fate uncertain after exit polls show no clear winner in Israel vote Exit polls in Israel's do-over election indicate no clear winner. The fate of Israel's longest-serving leader, Benjamin Netanyahu, looks uncertain.        ...
01:00, 09/18/2019

I deserve more Ballon d'Or awards than Messi - Ronaldo "Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo says he deserves to end his soccer career with more Ballon d\u0027Or awards than Barcelona counterpart Lionel Messi and hopes to establish himself as the greatest player of all time."...
01:00, 09/18/2019

Premium Hatchback or MPV? Renault Triber Review We have finally got to drive the long-awaited Renault Triber. Lots to talk about the new 7-seater, be it positioning, attributes, or features, and we have covered them all for you in this first drive......
01:49, 09/18/2019

Israel’s Two Main Political Parties Are Deadlocked After a Repeat Election (JERUSALEM) — Israel’s two main political parties were deadlocked Wednesday after an unprecedented repeat election, with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu facing an uphill battle to hold on to his job. The election’s seeming politic...
02:32, 09/18/2019

U.S. citizens warned over traveling to Saudi Arabia: State Department The U.S. State Department called on American citizens to "exercise increased caution" while traveling to Saudi Arabia, a travel advisory posted on its website said on Wednesday....
02:33, 09/18/2019

Election authorities aren't in a position to stop Yang's free money giveaway even if it is illegal Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang’s “freedom dividend” free money raffle has raised questions of legality, but the watchdog tasked with overseeing campaign finance issues, the Federal Election Commission, is hamstrung....
02:33, 09/18/2019

Afton Williamson responds after 'Rookie' investigation finds 'no inappropriate behavior' An investigation has found no evidence of 'Rookie' actress Afton Williamson's claims, producers said. The actress called the results "heartbreaking."        ...
02:33, 09/18/2019

Kevin Hart facing $60 million lawsuit over 2017 Las Vegas hotel room sex tape Kevin Hart is facing a $60 million lawsuit stemming from a 2017 Las Vegas hotel room sex tape with model and actress Montia Sabbag.        ...
02:33, 09/18/2019

Amazon Signs The Family Man Creators Raj & D.K. for Two New Series The Family Man release date is still a couple of days away, but Amazon clearly likes what it sees because it's already doing more business with its creators. Raj Nidimoru and Krishna D.K. have......
03:00, 09/18/2019

Redmi K20 Pro Exclusive Edition to Have 12GB RAM, 512GB Storage: Xiaomi The Redmi K20 Pro Exclusive Edition is also confirmed to be powered by the Snapdragon 855+ SoC that is claimed to have a 15 percent faster GPU than the Snapdragon 855 SoC....
03:00, 09/18/2019

UK Supreme Court LIVE: Brexit news latest as hearing over Boris Johnson's decision to suspend Parliament enters second day Boris Johnson is set to defend his controversial decision to suspend Parliament for five weeks at the UK's highest court as a hearing in front of eleven justices enters its second day....
03:00, 09/18/2019

Brexit news latest: Jean-Claude Juncker tells MEPs risk of no-deal is 'palpable' Jean-Claude Juncker has said there is a "palpable" risk of a no-deal Brexit and progress on replacing the backstop could not be made to reach a deal until the UK submitted written proposals....
03:00, 09/18/2019

Indonesia arrests around 200 as thick smog from forest fires reaches hazardous levels Dozens of people have been arrested over suspected involvement in massive forest fires in Indonesia, where thousands of hectares of ecologically rich land have been burned, engulfing the region in a thick toxic haze....
03:03, 09/18/2019

Leader involved in drug trafficking bust, sentenced TUCSON – A drug trafficking organization, consisting of six people, smuggled methamphetamine and heroin from Mexico to Arizona during a two year period. The leader of the group, Marco Antonio Flores-Enriquez, also known as “Pumba,” ...
03:03, 09/18/2019

Local pest control company responds to increase calls of aggressive bees TUCSON- One local pest control service said that it is experiencing an increase in calls regarding aggressive bees this time of year. Greg Williams, the owner of Desert Swarm, said that since southern Arizona had a late monsoon start, plants are bloo...
03:03, 09/18/2019

Betances partially tore Achilles in Yankees return Yankees reliever Dellin Betances suffered a partial tear of his left Achilles tendon when he landed awkwardly on the mound on Sunday, manager Aaron Boone said Tuesday....
03:03, 09/18/2019

WNBA mock draft: Oregon's Sabrina Ionescu is projected No. 1 pick Sabrina Ionescu looks headed to the Big Apple after New York got the No. 1 pick in the WNBA draft lottery. But two more Ducks are expected first-rounders....
03:03, 09/18/2019

For No Discernible Reason, Arizona High School Coach Leaked Team Strategies To Opponents A high school football and basketball coach in Arizona resigned Friday after a Tempe Union High School District investigation found that he had shared game strategies, play calls and information about player eligibility with several opposing coaches ...
03:32, 09/18/2019

Israel’s 2 main political parties deadlocked after election Israel’s two main political parties are deadlocked after national elections, with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu facing an uphill battle to keep his job....
04:01, 09/18/2019

Moscow court rules to release anti-government protester A Moscow court has ruled to release a jailed protester facing years in prison for assaulting police following a public campaign in support of anti-government activists...
04:01, 09/18/2019

Australian academic detained in Iran sentenced to 10 years in prison An Australian university lecturer detained in Iran has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for spying, a source with knowledge of the matter told CNN Wednesday....
04:01, 09/18/2019

Poland's ruling party pledges pre-election minimum wage spike Poland’s ruling party has pledged to raise the minimum wage by 90% over four years. A month before a general election, such a move is either a stroke of political genius or economic calamity, depending on who you ask....
04:02, 09/18/2019

Australian carried his leg for two days after creek fall Neil Parker survived on a diet of nuts, a protein bar and candies for 48 hours after a tumble down a waterfall. The 54-year-old cited experience as a hiker and the thought of his family as essential to his survival....
04:02, 09/18/2019

Spain to hold fourth election in as many years after coalition talks fail Spain is set to hold its fourth election in as many years after acting Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez failed to secure enough support in parliament to form a government....
04:02, 09/18/2019

Flashback: See Kim Kardashian, Justin Timberlake and More at 2009 Emmys 2009 was easily a peak year for pop culture. 30 Rock won Outstanding Comedy Series for the third consecutive year, the cast of Mad Men took home two awards and Bryan Cranston won......
04:02, 09/18/2019

It's National First Love Day and We Can't Stop Thinking About These Famous Couples From the Past You never forget your first love. In this case, however, we mean the first celebrity couple you fell for, the twosome that defined togetherness for you, the pair that was just a given in......
04:02, 09/18/2019

How the J-Sisters Proved to Be Exactly What the Jonas Brothers Needed There's a cliche about popular bands that persists to this day: When the (usually male) members begin to pair off, romantically, with outside forces, that's when the trouble begins. Look......
04:02, 09/18/2019

Youth climate activists to join Sweden's Thunberg in protest at U.S. Supreme Court Seven young Americans who have sued the U.S. government for failing to take action on climate change will join Swedish teen activist Greta Thunberg on the steps of the Supreme Court on Wednesday to urge political leaders and lawmakers to support thei...
04:32, 09/18/2019

Indonesia's 'Good Palm' drive enflames anger as smoke clouds skies Indonesia is facing a backlash over an online campaign backing palm oil at a time when forest fires, often linked to slash-and-burn land clearance, have spread choking smoke across the region, raising growing concern about damage to health....
04:32, 09/18/2019

Investors turn heat on Big Oil ahead of U.N. climate summit Investors managing $15 trillion in assets turned up the heat on oil and gas sector on Wednesday ahead of a United Nations summit in New York aimed at accelerating efforts to fight climate change....
04:32, 09/18/2019

China to tackle climate change with 'nature-based solutions' China said it will try to persuade other countries to support "nature-based solutions" to tackle the root causes of climate change, the country said in a position paper published ahead of a United Nations summit in New York....
04:32, 09/18/2019

Chelsea Pay Penalty Of Ross Barkley Miss In Defeat To Valencia Frank Lampard said Chelsea were taught a "harsh lesson" in Champions League football after Valencia put a week of turmoil behind them to win 1-0 at Stamford Bridge....
05:00, 09/18/2019

Acheulian Culture Had ‘Surgical’ Skills in Butchery The Acheulian culture endured in the Levant for over a million years during the Lower Paleolithic period (1.4 million to 400,000 years ago). Its use of bifaces or large cutting tools like hand axes and cleavers is considered a hallmark of its sophist...
05:00, 09/18/2019

VW ID4 The electric crossover, shown last week with heavy camouflage at the Frankfurt auto show, has a more traditional shape than the ID Crozz concept on which it's based....
05:00, 09/18/2019

Israel's 2 main political parties deadlocked after election Israel's two main political parties were deadlocked Wednesday after an unprecedented repeat election, with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu facing an uphill battle to hold on to his job....
05:00, 09/18/2019

Bank of England warned it is 'being brought into disrepute over slow replacement of Mark Carney' The Bank of England's independence and credibility is being brought "into disrepute" by not swiftly appointing a successor to Governor Mark Carney, a former member of the monetary policy committee warned today....
05:00, 09/18/2019

Celine Dion reveals three songs from new album 'Courage' "Courage" is Dion's first English-language album in six years, following her 2013 release, "Love Me Back to Life."        ...
05:32, 09/18/2019

Missing mother and her four children all found dead, sheriff says Levi Strickland was picking berries in Brantley County, Georgia, on Sunday night when he heard what sounded like an explosion. He ran over toward the noise to find a crashed van -- and an overpowering smell....
05:32, 09/18/2019

Asking customers not to bring guns into stores is one thing. Enforcing the policy is another Walmart and seven other retailers made major political statements earlier this month when they asked customers not to openly carry firearms in their stores....
05:32, 09/18/2019

How would Fed's second rate cut in 2019 affect credit card, home equity line, savings rates? How will the Fed's anticipated rate cut Wednesday affect credit card, home equity line, savings rates. It's the Fed second cut in less than 2 months       ...
05:32, 09/18/2019

Apple Watch Series 5 review: Always on screen lets you tell time without raising your wrist An “always-on” Retina display on Apple Watch Series 5 is the main feature in an otherwise light upgrade. Will the battery life support it?       ...
05:32, 09/18/2019

Apeel Sciences has developed longer-lasting avocados and they're coming to Kroger stores For consumers tired of throwing away spoiled produce, California-based Apeel Sciences has developed a way to make fruits and vegetables last longer.       ...
05:32, 09/18/2019

Pinterest's latest Lens update makes it easier to buy items in your photos Online shopping can be daunting, especially if you're looking for one very specific type of item. Rather than search for "green Jaipur tapestry" or "blue plaid button-down shirt", it might be easier just to snap a photo. Pinterest announced toda...
05:32, 09/18/2019

Popular podcast app Pocket Casts is now available for free We're big fans of Pocket Casts here at Engadget. The podcast app is arguably the best option for listening to the regular episodic content, keeping them all organized and easily finding what you're looking for. Until now, you had to pay a o...
05:32, 09/18/2019

Turkish court rules to keep U.S. consulate worker in jail: lawyer A Turkish court ruled on Wednesday to keep U.S. consulate employee Metin Topuz in jail as his trial on espionage charges continues, a lawyer for Topuz said, meaning he will remain in detention until the next hearing in December....
05:32, 09/18/2019

Spanish air force training plane crashes into sea, killing two A light Spanish military aircraft crashed into the sea off the southeastern coast on Wednesday, killing the pilot and a trainee, the air force said....
05:32, 09/18/2019

'I'm bored': Former 'Bachelorette' Rachel Lindsay weighs in on new 'Bachelor' Peter Weber Peter Weber, a fan-favorite from Hannah Brown's season of "The Bachelorette," will star on the upcoming "Bachelor" season. But not everyone is happy.        ...
06:00, 09/18/2019

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

Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu Tied With Main Rival, Exit Polls Show Israel's election remained too close to call Wednesday morning, with television stations carrying unofficial results showing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu tied with his main rival, former military......
06:00, 09/18/2019

US Lays Out Proposal To Extend Scrutiny Of Foreign Investment The US government outlined more detail on Tuesday on its plans to beef up foreign investment oversight, including a proposal to permit the blocking of some foreign purchases of real estate within 100......
06:00, 09/18/2019

I don’t remember the Saturn Curve Concept from back in the day at all (2004), but it is notable for I don’t remember the Saturn Curve Concept from back in the day at all (2004), but it is notable for having a gated manual transmission. Having a manual on your concept car seems hard to fathom at all today, let alone a gated one....
06:48, 09/18/2019

Newly Discovered Giant Salamander Species Is 'World's Biggest Amphibian' Researchers from the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) and London's Natural History Museum have identified new species of giant salamander using DNA from museum specimens. The species that is......
06:48, 09/18/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The next recession could crush many with credit card debt The next downturn won't have to be as bad as the Great Recession for credit card delinquencies to become a big problem. Here's what you can do to protect yourself while times are relatively good....
08:16, 09/18/2019

Trump Names Robert O’Brien, a Hostage Negotiator, as National Security Adviser The president announced on Twitter that Mr. O’Brien, the State Department’s chief hostage negotiator, will replace John R. Bolton, who left the White House last week....
08:16, 09/18/2019

Erling Braut Haaland, the Norwegian ‘beast’ ripping up the record books | Marcus Christenson The 19-year-old son of Alfie Håland scored a hat-trick on his Champions League debut on Tuesday and has 17 goals in nine games for Red Bull Salzburg this season“This year I’ve only grown five centimetres,” Erling Braut Haaland said in an interview in...
08:16, 09/18/2019

Chelsea open talks with Abraham and Tomori over new five-year contracts • Move signals faith in young players under Frank Lampard• Barkley vows to step up again despite costly penalty missChelsea have opened talks with Tammy Abraham and Fikayo Tomori over new five-year deals, signalling their determination to continue bu...
08:16, 09/18/2019

FA looking into claims deaf footballer was abused during Youth Cup match • Stamford’s Will Palmer alleges abuse by Lincoln United player• ‘I was in shock,’ says 17-year-old semi-professional playerThe Football Association is examining claims that a promising deaf footballer was abused and goaded about his disability durin...
08:16, 09/18/2019

Wales attempt to steady ship after Rob Howley bombshell at Rugby World Cup Gatland vows his team will shrug off betting scandal WRU knew about suspected betting breach a week agoWarren Gatland has vowed his Wales team will shrug off Rob Howley’s World Cup departure and thrive once again in the wake of yet more off-the-field...
08:16, 09/18/2019

Strategist for Sen. Warren on longlist for poetry award Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s reach has extended into the world of literary prizes: A communications strategist for the presidential candidate’s campaign is on the poetry longlist of the National Book Awards...
08:16, 09/18/2019

The Post’s theater critic is reviewing the performances of the Democratic candidates. In this installment, Pete Buttigieg barnstorms New Hampshire with homespun virtues reminiscent of ‘Our Town.’ Politics is theater. Our chief critic, Peter Marks, brings his analytical eye to the campaign trail, reviewing another of the front-runners as he barnstorms New Hampshire....
08:16, 09/18/2019

How To Find Out Today's Petrol, Diesel Prices Through SMS Latest petrol and diesel prices: Indian Oil Corporation, the country's largest fuel retailer, provides an SMS-based service to the consumers, which enables them to receive information on the day's......
08:48, 09/18/2019

How to Cook a Meal (Almost) Entirely Out of Flowers At a new New York restaurant, Il Fiorista, florals are everywhere — even on the plate. Its team shares tips and recipes for bringing the garden to your own kitchen....
08:48, 09/18/2019

Fantasy Football Week 3 Waiver Wire: Finding injury replacements, fill-in starts for Week 3 and beyond It's been a wild couple of weeks of injuries to kick off the NFL season, and Fantasy players are feeling. Jamey Eisenberg's look at the waiver wire can help you weather the storm....
08:49, 09/18/2019

Wednesday's Best Deals: $120 Surround Sound, Kate Spade Surprise Sale, LEGO Saturn V Apollo, and More A Kyoku Daimyo 8” Damascus Chef’s Knife, a Surprise Sale at Kate Spade, and LEGO Saturn V Apollo lead off Wednesday’s best deals from around the web....
08:49, 09/18/2019

Head To Shang Palace To Savour Street Food Delights From Yunnan's 'Spring City', Kunming Located at the Shangri-La's - Eros Hotel, New Delhi, Shang Palace is a 47-year old legacy that has recently introduced the culinary trail from Yunnan's 'Spring City', Kunming....
08:49, 09/18/2019

Facebook rolls out new line of creepy home speakers Facebook just can’t take a hint. After its first-ever hardware device got slammed by critics as a potential spying device last year, Facebook on Wednesday unveiled a new generation of its “Portal” video chatting devices. The screen-equipped home spea...
08:49, 09/18/2019

Colin Kaepernick's agent contacting NFL teams who need quarterback after spate of injuries: report Colin Kaepernick’s agent reportedly reached out to several NFL teams would appear to be in desperate need of a quarterback as injuries have taken a toll on some squads....
09:16, 09/18/2019

Eli Manning's former teammates come to his defense following benching for Daniel Jones Two members of the Super Bowl-winning 2007 New York Giants took exception to the way the organization handled making rookie Daniel Jones the starting quarterback over Eli Manning....
09:16, 09/18/2019

Mike Yastrzemski hits home run at Fenway, 36 years after legendary granddad's final dinger at stadium The last time anyone with the last name Yastrzemski homered at Fenway Park before Tuesday night was July 31, 1983, when Carl Yastrzemski did it for the Boston Red Sox against the Milwaukee Brewers....
09:16, 09/18/2019

Samoa's tattooed rugby players to cover up at times in Japan Samoan rugby players will wear skin suits to cover their traditional tattoos during some training sessions at the World Cup in order not to offend their Japanese hosts....
09:16, 09/18/2019

Dozens of homes and businesses raided as police targeting criminals 'dealing drugs and guns to gangs' make 25 arrests A charity shop and a hipster juice bar were among dozens of addresses raided by police early today in a major operation targeting criminals suspected of supplying guns and drugs to street gangs....
09:16, 09/18/2019

Jodie Chesney trial: Drug dealer accused of murdering girl scout 'saddened at death but refused to help police' A drug dealer accused of murdering teenager Jodie Chesney claimed to be "deeply saddened" by her death yet he refused to help police, a court has heard....
09:16, 09/18/2019

UK Supreme Court LIVE: Brexit news latest Government argues prorogation 'a political judgement' at hearing's second day Boris Johnson's lawyer has argued the suspension of Parliament is "the territory of political judgements not legal standards," during the second day of hearing's at the Supreme Court....
09:16, 09/18/2019

Naturist couple offers £30 an hour for naked waiting staff at their wedding A couple are offering a generous £30 an hour wage for waiting staff at their wedding next month. But there's a catch - you have to do it completely naked....
09:16, 09/18/2019

Instant view: U.S. fed funds rate breaks above Fed's target range A key interest rates the Federal Reserve aims to influence to control monetary policy broke above the top-end of the central bank's target range for the first time since the global credit crisis more than a decade ago....
09:16, 09/18/2019

Stocks edge lower with Fed decision on tap; oil slips Stocks around the world edged lower on Wednesday and the U.S. dollar crept up as investors waited for the U.S. Federal Reserve's decision on interest rates later in the day....
09:16, 09/18/2019

U.S. fed funds rate breaks above Fed's target range A key interest rates the Federal Reserve aims to influence to control monetary policy broke above the top-end of the central bank's target range for the first time since the global credit crisis more than a decade ago....
09:16, 09/18/2019

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

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

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

Sacha Baron Cohen seeks to dismiss Roy Moore defamation suit Comedian Sacha Baron Cohen asked a federal judge to dismiss Roy Moore's defamation lawsuit over a television segment that lampooned Moore in the wake of sexual misconduct allegations....
09:17, 09/18/2019

Saudi Arabia oil strikes 'clearly backed by Iran' as UK won't rule out attack It is looking increasingly likely that Iran is to blame for the drone attacks on Saudi Arabia's oil installations the former defence and international trade secretary has said...
09:48, 09/18/2019

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09:48, 09/18/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Dust cloud sparked explosion in primitive life on Earth, say scientists Smashing of monster asteroid half a billion years ago thought to have caused mini ice ageAn enormous dust cloud that swept through the ancient solar system sent Earth into a mini ice age that sparked an explosion in primitive life on the planet, scie...
11:16, 09/18/2019

Caesarean babies have different gut bacteria, microbiome study finds C-section babies pick up more hospital bacteria than those born vaginally, research showsBabies born by caesarean section have different gut bacteria to those delivered vaginally, the most comprehensive study to date on the baby microbiome has found....
11:16, 09/18/2019

Volkswagen Passat Alltrack 2.0 TDI 190 4Motion DSG Volkswagen revitalises the eight-generation Passat range, starting with the beefed-up but smart-looking Alltrack estate The eighth-generation Volkswagen Passat has been refreshed, four years after it was launched in 2015. And this particular versio...
11:16, 09/18/2019

Ex-Jaguar executive explains shock move to Chinese start-up Stanton left Jaguar Land Rover for new Chinese company Human Horizons Challenge of Human Horizons' autonomy-rich HiPhi 1 lured top engineer to China Mark Stanton was one of the big beasts in the British car industry. He built his career at Ford an...
11:16, 09/18/2019

Backstreet Boys' Nick Carter serves restraining order on brother Aaron Backstreet Boys singer Nick Carter has obtained a restraining order against his younger pop star brother Aaron, alleging he threatened to kill his pregnant wife and unborn child....
11:16, 09/18/2019

Celine Dion Misses "What a Husband Would Do" Three Years After René Angélil's Death Three years after René Angélil's death, his memory lives on in the life of his beloved wife. On the heels of releasing new tracks from her upcoming album, Courage, her first......
11:16, 09/18/2019

Kelly Clarkson Hosts American Idol Reunion With Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul and Randy Jackson Some people wait a lifetime for a reunion like this! On an episode of The Kelly Clarkson Show that aired on Wednesday, host and singer Kelly Clarkson reunited with the three people that......
11:16, 09/18/2019

Tracee Ellis Ross Wants to Be "Chosen By the People" at the PCAs: See the Star of black-ish React to Her Nomination Tracee Ellis Ross is all smiles over her E! People's Choice Awards nomination! E! News caught up with the star on Tuesday in Los Angeles at the red carpet for black-ish, grown-ish and......
11:16, 09/18/2019

Khloe Kardashian Gives Scott Disick a Pep Talk Amid Jed Smith Remodel Drama Khloe Kardashian's home may be a "paradise," but her pool is "outdated." Or, at least, that's how Scott Disick feels. In this clip from Sunday's all-new Flip......
11:16, 09/18/2019

Katy Perry Reveals How She's "Matured" Since Bonding With Orlando Bloom's Son Katy Perry's life isn't what it used to be. The 34-year-old singer explained how her world has changed since forming a relationship with Orlando Bloom on Wednesday's episode......
11:16, 09/18/2019

Trump wants a ‘big’ cut from the Federal Reserve. Instead, get ready for a small one. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell risks triggering a sea of red in the markets if he does not at least leave the door open to the possibility of more cuts this year....
11:16, 09/18/2019

Turned off by the switch to BBC Sounds | Letters The withdrawal of the BBC’s iPlayer Radio app angers Rod MacraeI am saddened to discover that the closure of the BBC’s iPlayer Radio app service leaves me, and thousands of other loyal listeners, unable to access its services on anything but the late...
11:16, 09/18/2019

Mutazione Is A Super Chill Game About Raising Plants And Talking To Mutants Mutazione, an indie game out tomorrow from Die Gute Fabrik, does a lot of things well, but what really caught my attention was how it captured the magic of growing plants. To see a plant grow from a cutting into a fully formed plant, to see the sprou...
11:16, 09/18/2019

Long-Rumored Apex Legends Hero Apparently Spotted In Game Apex Legends added its first new hero, the speedy Octane, early after launch. The electric-fence-dropping Wattson followed at the start of Season Two in July. Since then, there’s been supposed leaks and speculation about the next hero. Most folks bel...
11:16, 09/18/2019

Olympiakos v Tottenham Hotspur: Champions League – live! Champions League updates from the 5.55pm BST kick-offPochettino preaches positivity as Spurs start healingAny thoughts? You can email Paul or tweet @paul_doyle 7.31pm BST 80 min: Olympiakos appear to be tiring, and that’s giving Spurs a little more t...
11:48, 09/18/2019

County cricket: Abbott haul sets up title decider at Taunton – as it happened Kyle Abbott took 17 wickets for Hampshire as they beat Somerset, while Essex set up a title-deciding finale at Taunton by thrasing Surrey 6.18pm BST Sophia Gardens Glamorgan 435 & 251-5 dec v Leicestershire 263 & 32-2. Leics need 392 runs to winOld T...
11:48, 09/18/2019

Sandy Hook Promise releases graphic video on school shooting in new PSA Sandy Hook Promise released a new public service announcement Wednesday that begins with excited students showing off new school supplies but quickly morphs into a nightmarish hellscape where they are forced to use those same items to survive a schoo...
11:48, 09/18/2019

Trump Defends Plan to Kill California’s Auto-Emissions Authority The administration's plan has been assailed by California officials and environmental advocates as an attack on states’ rights and on a major policy to fight climate change....
11:48, 09/18/2019

How to make summer pudding – recipe | Felicity Cloake Snap up bargain berries and snaffle the last of the crop from the hedgerows and make this seasonal filling, fruity classicSummer pudding is an old-fashioned and peculiarly British pleasure – a solid lump of stodge designed to be enjoyed when our berr...
11:48, 09/18/2019

| Bangladesh beat Zimbabwe to qualify for tri-series final Mahmudullah struck a quick-fire half-century as Bangladesh beat Zimbabwe by 39 runs to qualify for the final of their Twenty20 tri-series in Chittagong....
11:48, 09/18/2019

'I was surprised' - Federer on Nadal and Djokovic's training before Laver Cup "Roger Federer has given his verdict on the different approaches to training from his big rivals, Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal, ahead of the 2019 Laver Cup."...
11:48, 09/18/2019

Ad Astra review – Brad Pitt on a thrilling Freudian space odyssey | Peter Bradshaw's film of the week With echoes of Apocalypse Now and 2001, James Gray’s spectacular epic dispatches Pitt on an interplanetary mission to find his missing fatherBrad Pitt never looked more beautiful than in this mesmeric, flawed, superbly photographed and designed space...
11:48, 09/18/2019

Year of the Monkey by Patti Smith review – memories of the magic and the mundane From looming political crisis to a leaky flat – a troubled year in the life of a great American punk poetAt the start of 2016, Patti Smith’s friend the producer, manager and rock critic Sandy Pearlman was hospitalised after suffering a brain haemorrh...
11:48, 09/18/2019

Here's a Good Abominable Towering Hell Cage to Buy, for Billionaires The 131-story Central Park Tower on 57th street in Manhattan—the tallest residential building in the world—has officially topped out. Step right up, ye wealthy, and purchase a piece of this cursed and doomed Tower of Babel!...
11:48, 09/18/2019

Eyes in the Sky Help Farmers on the Ground Aerial imaging companies using high-resolution cameras and artificial intelligence data analysis are giving the agricultural community a high-tech boost....
12:16, 09/18/2019

Climate activist Greta Thunberg, 16, tells House committees: 'Unite behind the science' and 'take real action' Teenage activist Greta Thunberg appeared before members of the House Wednesday to answer questions about climate change, but made it clear that she is not the one lawmakers should be listening to....
12:18, 09/18/2019

3 dead as speedboat trying to set record crashes off Venice Italian firefighters say three people aboard a speedboat have been killed in Venice when their vessel crashed into a dike offshore of the lagoon city...
12:18, 09/18/2019

5 accused of obstructing murder case of Brazilian politician Outgoing Brazilian Attorney General Raquel Dodge his requesting that five people be charged with obstructing justice in the case of a leftist city councilwoman gunned down over a year ago...
12:18, 09/18/2019

New Brunswick community hosts major celebration of Hockeyville The community of Renous, N.B., has been struck by a string of tragedies, resulting in the deaths of a number of young people. One of them formed the basis of the community's application to Kraft Hockeyville....
12:18, 09/18/2019

Fresh analysis of LIGO data supports “no hair” theorem for black holes Enlarge / Simulated image of two merging black holes detected by LIGO, viewed face-on. (credit: SXS Lensing) Physicists have "heard" the telltale ring of an infant back hole for the first time, thanks to a fresh analysis of LIGO data. Researchers ...
12:18, 09/18/2019

Facebook to train AI with police bodycam footage to combat extremism Facebook will work with law enforcement agencies to train its artificial intelligence systems to detect videos of violent events as part of its ongoing battle against extremism on the platform....
12:48, 09/18/2019

| WATCH | India bans e-cigarettes due to worldwide vaping backlash India has announced a ban on the sale of electronic cigarettes, as a backlash gathers pace worldwide about a technology promoted as less harmful than smoking tobacco....
12:48, 09/18/2019

| Pompeo heads to Saudi Arabia after US blames Iran for attacks US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo departed for Saudi Arabia to discuss possible retaliation after Washington said it had proof that attacks on Saudi oil installations originated in Iran....
12:48, 09/18/2019

| WATCH | With a 'handful of nuts, a protein bar' and snapped leg Australian hiker crawls to safety An Australian bushwalker who tumbled down a waterfall, snapping his leg in two, tells how he managed to crawl for two arduous days though scrub and forest to safety....
12:48, 09/18/2019

| One in 16 American women forced into first sexual encounter: study One in 16 American women were either forced or coerced into their first sexual encounter, according to a study investigating the long-term negative impacts of such "trauma" on women's health....
12:48, 09/18/2019

Trump says Powell and the Fed 'Fail Again' — 'No guts, no sense, no vision!' The decision to cut rates followed a monthslong pressure campaign by Trump, who often criticized Chairman Jerome Powell by name as he called for lower interest rates....
13:16, 09/18/2019

New York Enacts Ban on Sale of Flavored E-cigarettes, the First State in the U.S. to Do So NEW YORK — New York became the first state to ban the sale of flavored e-cigarettes Tuesday, a move that comes as federal health officials investigate a mysterious surge of severe breathing illnesses linked to vaping. The vote by the state Publ...
13:16, 09/18/2019

Apple Watch Series 5 review roundup: There’s (still) no other smartwatch like it While the latest iPhone already has plenty of competition from the Android camp, there is another Apple product that has absolutely no rival, other than itself. With each Apple Watch iteration, Apple has to outdo itself since no other alternatives co...
13:17, 09/18/2019

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

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

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

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

Free Taco: Cowboys cut former first-rounder Defensive end Taco Charlton, one of the rare first-round draft busts by the Cowboys over the past decade, has been cut by the team after making just 46 total tackles and four sacks in 22 games....
13:48, 09/18/2019

Everything you need to know ahead of the PFL playoffs October is a make-or-break month for the 44 fighters still in contention for $1 million paydays in the PFL's six divisions. Here's an in-depth primer on the PFL playoffs....
13:48, 09/18/2019

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

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

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

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

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

School custodian Esther McCool comforts girl with autism in touching photo Esther McCool is more than just a good name. The elementary school custodian, known to students as “Miss Esther,” has become legendary after the mom of a Texas fourth-grader with autism shared a photo of the worker comforting her daughter went viral ...
14:48, 09/18/2019

Staten Island cop wounded in shootout leaves hospital A Staten Island cop wounded in a fatal shootout with a career criminal left the hospital to a hero’s reception Wednesday — but will need months of rehab before she can return to work. Police Officer Vanesa Medina, 30, was struck in the left han...
14:48, 09/18/2019

Stunned onlookers watch man set himself on fire inside Iowa library A man walked into the busy atrium of an Iowa public library, doused himself with flammable liquid and set himself on fire before the eyes of horrified onlookers, police said Wednesday. “I will never un-see what I saw,” Mallory Young, 35, of Des Moine...
14:48, 09/18/2019

Pompeo calls Saudi oil facilities attack ‘an act of war,’ blames Iran Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday called the airstrikes on Saudi oil facilities “an act of war” and said it was an “Iranian attack” on the world’s energy supply. “This is an attack of a scale we’ve just not see...
14:48, 09/18/2019

Mountain lion locks itself in bathroom of California home He just needed a bathroom break. A mountain lion hot on the tail of a house cat took a detour into an elderly California couple’s home this week and somehow locked itself in the bathroom. Edward Suddith, 84, and his wife, Kathy, 87, were lounging in ...
14:48, 09/18/2019

Fed cuts rates, facing global risks and pressure from Trump The Federal Reserve lowered its interest rate target by a quarter percentage point Wednesday, its second consecutive rate cut, in an effort to keep the economic expansion running despite signs of weakening global growth and domestic fears about Presi...
14:48, 09/18/2019

Fantasy Football Week 3: Upgrade your roster with our Trade Values Chart Whether you're 2-0 or 0-2 or somewhere in between, now is the perfect time to swing a trade. Dave Richard's updated Trade Values Chart can help you find the right deal....
14:48, 09/18/2019

A company will pay a Stephen King fan $1,300 to watch 13 of his scariest films by Halloween Much like his character It, Stephen King fever has roared back to life after a period of dormancy. But as remakes of the author's most popular works flood theaters and streaming services, it's increasingly difficult to discern casual viewers from dev...
14:48, 09/18/2019

Watch: Man deters porch pirates with loud bangs from decoy package A West Virginia man tired of having packages stolen from the porch of a home he is renovating rigged up a decoy package to scare away the so-called "porch pirates" with a loud noise....
14:48, 09/18/2019

'We're losing the race': UN secretary general calls climate change an 'emergency' António Guterres cites ‘fantastic leadership’ of young activists and is counting on public pressure to compel governments to honor the 2015 Paris AgreementThe UN secretary general says that he is counting on public pressure to compel governments to t...
15:16, 09/18/2019

Documentary follows Pastafarians as they strain for recognition Film-maker has spent three years showing how the colander-wearing religion is more than a jokeSome time next year, the European court of human rights will decide on the case of a Dutch woman who feels unfairly treated because her country’s highest co...
15:16, 09/18/2019

Ángel Di María double helps PSG ease to win against Real Madrid This was not a night for Galácticos, old or new. At a balmy, boisterous Parc Des Princes Paris Saint-Germain simply overran Real Madrid, pulling apart the hastily-stitched seams of Zinedine Zidane’s injury-depleted team and producing surely the most ...
15:16, 09/18/2019

Iran may miss UN summit if US fails to issue visa to president Hassan Rouhani and Mohammad Javad Zarif have yet to receive US visas for next week’s United Nations general assembly summitIran’s president and foreign minister have yet to receive US visas to come to next week’s United Nations general assembly summi...
15:16, 09/18/2019

David Cameron: I feared 'xenophobic' Trump could win after Brexit result Ex-British PM dismayed by Trump’s ‘misogynistic interventions’Criticizes president’s ‘bluster and boasting’ over fighting Isis Donald Trump won the nomination to be the Republican presidential candidate in 2016 because of his “protectionist, xenophob...
15:16, 09/18/2019

Fed lowers rates again to stave off recession, leaves door open to another cut this year The Fed lowered interest rates by a quarter point for the second time this summer to head off a potential recession. Another cut could be on the way.       ...
15:16, 09/18/2019

Why another Fed rate cut is good news for your wallet ... mostly The Fed's rate cut Wednesday affects credit card, home equity line, savings rates. It's the Fed second cut in less than 2 months       ...
15:16, 09/18/2019

As strike continues, GM and UAW resume talks as negotiators buckle down at "all levels" Discussions are on-going between negotiators for the UAW and GM on day 3 of the UAW's nationwide strike. The meetings are at "all levels."       ...
15:16, 09/18/2019

"Listen To Scientists, Not Me": Greta Thunberg To US On Climate Change Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg, who has inspired a global movement for climate change, delivered a pointed message before a U.S. congressional hearing on Wednesday: "I don't want you to listen to me.......
15:16, 09/18/2019

Will Outline Increased Iran Sanctions Within 48 Hours, Says Trump U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday told reporters that he would provide more details about increased U.S. sanctions on Iran within 48 hours, after announcing them earlier on Twitter....
15:16, 09/18/2019

"Save Your Praise": Teen Climate Activist Asks US Congress For Action Swedish teenage climate change activist Greta Thunberg on Tuesday called for action, not praise, from U.S. lawmakers as she joined other youth leaders in kicking off two days of meetings and speeches......
15:16, 09/18/2019

‘Downton Abbey’ Review: Back to the Past From its spectacularly detailed aesthetic to the characters’ march down well-worn personality paths, the movie argues insistently for the status quo....
15:16, 09/18/2019

Overlooked No More: Elizabeth A. Gloucester, ‘Richest’ Black Woman and Ally of John Brown She ran boardinghouses whose lodgers included members of New York’s elite, raised money for an orphan asylum and was active in the abolitionists’ cause....
16:00, 09/18/2019

Pentagon Says It Spent $184,000 in 2 Years at Trump’s Scotland Resort The House Oversight and Reform Committee released the figure amid criticism from Democrats about spending taxpayer money at properties owned by the president....
16:00, 09/18/2019

Searching for Fall Colors? Let Me Get the Llama for You Many travelers take leisurely drives to admire or post the range of brilliant fall colors on Instagram. But here are five more unusual ways to enjoy leaf-peeping season....
16:00, 09/18/2019

Nebraska teen starts apartment fire burning ex’s love letters Maybe they met on Tinder. A Nebraska teen used a butane torch to burn love letters from her ex inside her bedroom – sparking an apartment fire Monday, it was reported Wednesday. Ariauna Lillard, 19, was home alone in the apartment at the time of the ...
16:00, 09/18/2019

‘Sexy Mr. Rogers’ costume drops just in time for Halloween 2019 Could it be the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse? Or is it sexy retailer Yandy’s 2019 line of Halloween costumes? Either way, we’re all going to hell. This year’s tantalizing cultural interpretations include a sexy version of the oth...
16:00, 09/18/2019

AP Interview: Nicaragua opposition leader sees long road AP Interview: Nicaraguan opposition leader Félix Maradiaga says after returning from 14 months in exile that he will not leave again, even though he believes President Daniel Ortega has imposed what he calls a “peace of the graveyard.”...
16:00, 09/18/2019

Tom Brady on Antonio Brown playing: 'I don't make those decisions' New England Patriots star Tom Brady said he doesn't make the decisions about suspending players when asked about Antonio Brown being allowed to play in a Week 2 win over the Miami Dolphins....
16:00, 09/18/2019

Golden State Warriors unveil six new jerseys for 2019-20 season The Golden State Warriors unveiled six jersey designs for the 2019-20 NBA season, the team's inaugural campaign at the Chase Center in San Francisco....
16:00, 09/18/2019

How MAS propelled Singapore to the top of the class Singapore’s emergence as a global financial hub is no accident, and has not happened overnight. The key, according to Ravi Menon – the managing director of financial regulator the Monetary Authority of Singapore – is to plan well, act decisively and,...
16:00, 09/18/2019

Factbox: India becomes latest country to ban sale of e-cigarettes India became the latest country after Brazil and Thailand to ban the sale of e-cigarettes in what could potentially be the biggest move against vaping globally over growing health concerns....
16:00, 09/18/2019

Zinedine Zidane's Real Madrid Are Already Teetering On The Brink Zinedine Zidane must have known this time would be harder. The once-former, now-current Real Madrid manager stepped away from the club after winning the 2018 Champions League final—his and the club’s third in a row, and the team’s fourth in five year...
16:32, 09/18/2019

'This Is Not the Way Everybody Behaves.' How Adam Neumann's Over-the-Top Style Built WeWork. His entrepreneurial vision and risk-taking, plus tequila and marijuana, helped fuel We Co.’s breakneck growth. Those qualities are piling up as potential liabilities as the company prepares to go public....
16:32, 09/18/2019

Fed Cuts Rates By Quarter Point, But Faces Growing Split The Federal Reserve cut its short-term benchmark rate by a quarter point to cushion the U.S. economy against global economic headwinds. Officials left the door open for more but were split over the outlook for further reductions....
16:32, 09/18/2019

Wet Weather Is No Match For Allbirds' New Water-Resistant Sneakers Stormy days ruin a lot of outdoor activities, but now, wearing Allbirds isn’t one of them! The maker of the most comfortable wool shoe is revamping their original sneaker with the men’s and women’s Mizzle Collection, made to withstand misty drizzles ...
16:32, 09/18/2019

The Boondocks Will Be Streaming Its Snark on HBO Max, All Original Episodes and 2 New Seasons Coming Fall 2020 Excuse me. Everyone, I have a brief announcement to make. Jesus was black, Ronald Reagan was the devil, and the government is lying about 9/11. Thank you for your time and goodnight. —Huey Freeman...
16:32, 09/18/2019

Meet the New Head of Planned Parenthood: Alexis McGill Johnson Is a Seasoned Soldier in the War for Women’s Reproductive Health It was mid-August, and just weeks into her new job as acting president/CEO of the Planned Parenthood Federation of American and the Planned Parenthood Action Fund, Alexis McGill Johnson was out front, defending the organization from attack....
16:32, 09/18/2019

Sashay, Beauté: RuPaul Teams Up With Makeup Maven Mally Roncal for a New Beauty Collab The icon who brought drag mainstream is now giving us a bit of the magic to bring home. Twenty-five years after he launched the philanthropic Viva Glam collection with MAC, RuPaul is once again lending his glamour to a beauty brand; this time with fr...
16:32, 09/18/2019

Obama says presidents shouldn't watch TV and should stay off social media President Barack Obama spoke at an event in San Francisco on Wednesday hosted by software company Splunk and addressed how tech can help solve problems....
16:32, 09/18/2019

Israel’s Election Has Ended in Deadlock. Here’s What Could Happen Next Israel’s second election in fewer than six months has ended in political deadlock, leaving Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu facing an uncertain future and paving the way for protracted coalition negotiations. As the official count filtered in ...
16:32, 09/18/2019

Saudi Arabia Says Iranian Missiles and Drones Hit Oil Facilities (RIYADH, Saudi Arabia) — Saudi Arabia alleged Wednesday that Iranian cruise missiles and drones attacked the heart of the kingdom’s oil industry, showing journalists the remains of the weapons while stopping short of directly accusing Ira...
16:32, 09/18/2019

Huawei Suspended From International Cybersecurity Forum After U.S. Ban Huawei Technologies has been suspended from membership in a global trade group of companies, governments and experts set up to tackle computer security breaches....
16:32, 09/18/2019

Sandy Hook group releases 'hard to watch' school shooting awareness video Mark Barden, the co-founder of Sandy Hook Promise, hopes the PSA will inspire people to take actionSandy Hook Promise, the group founded after 20 first graders and six adults were murdered in Newtown, Connecticut, released a video on Wednesday that b...
17:00, 09/18/2019

Trump is better off never cutting a trade deal with China, CME Group chief economist says President Donald Trump would be better off not cutting a trade deal with China as it could backfire on him ahead of the 2020 U.S. election, according to the chief economist at the CME Group....
17:00, 09/18/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Rep. Joe Kennedy to Announce Challenge of Sen. Markey in Massachusetts Primary BOSTON — Massachusetts U.S. Rep. Joe Kennedy III, a scion of one of America’s most storied political families, is set to announce he will challenge U.S. Sen. Edward Markey in the state’s Democratic primary in 2020. A person with kno...
18:32, 09/18/2019

Large Groups Investing To Expand Ethanol Capacity In Brazil: Report Large companies operating in the sugar and ethanol sector in Brazil are investing to expand capacity to produce the biofuel, due to the continuing strong local demand and low global sugar prices, said......
18:32, 09/18/2019

Formula E: Mahindra Racing Announces New Team Manager & Chief Mechanic For 2019-20 Season With the 2019-20 Formula E season set to begin later this year, Mahindra Racing has appointed David Clarke as the new Team Manager and Paul Willett as the Chief Mechanic....
18:32, 09/18/2019

Formula E: Ex-Manchester United Executive Jamie Reigle Announced As New CEO Jamie Reigle will work in collaboration with current CEO Alejandro Agag to further nuture the series, while Agag moves into the new role as the chairman....
18:32, 09/18/2019

How Lil Nas X Inspired a New Cowboy-Hat Craze The country rapper is just one of the urban millennials who’ve jumped on this unlikely Western bandwagon. Our men’s fashion editor attempts to join them....
18:32, 09/18/2019

Zynga and Gram Games launch Merge Magic as latest tile-based mobile game Zynga's Gram Games studio is launching a new mobile game, Merge Magic, in its hit series of "Merge" titles. This is why Zynga bought Gram Games.Read More...
18:32, 09/18/2019

Indus.ai raises $8 million for construction site management AI Indus.ai raised $8 million to further develop its computer vision that helps construction project managers track progress and safety compliance.Read More...
18:32, 09/18/2019

Bama DL Ray out at least 6 weeks after surgery Alabama will be without defensive lineman LaBryan Ray for at least six weeks while he recovers from foot surgery. Freshman DL Antonio Alfano also is out, with Nick Saban saying he "basically quit" the team....
19:00, 09/18/2019

MLB notebook: Pirates' Vazquez faces additional charges Pittsburgh Pirates closer Felipe Vazquez told police he made sexual contact with a 13-year-old girl, and he now faces additional charges in Pennsylvania, authorities said....
19:00, 09/18/2019

Report: Olesen stays suspended by European Tour amid court case Danish golfer Thorbjorn Olesen will remain suspended from the European Tour after a brief appearance in court Wednesday on charges of sexual assault, assault by beating and being drunk on an aircraft....
19:00, 09/18/2019

Jacinda Ardern mistakes Japan for China during Tokyo visit New Zealand PM blames jet lag after hailing ‘relationship with China – excuse me sorry, with Japan’New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern has blamed jetlag for an embarrassing gaffe on her first official visit to Japan.Ardern had only just touched...
19:32, 09/18/2019

Goose eggs: No climate doomsday warning has come true On the eve of a “global climate strike,” a new report revealed that none of the global warming doomsday predictions of the past 50 years have come true....
19:32, 09/18/2019

EU chief Jean-Claude Juncker open to replacing Irish backstop with 'operable' alternative The EU said Wednesday it's open to a British exit without the key Irish "backstop," as long as Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government presents an alternative in writing before the Oct. 31 deadli...
20:50, 09/18/2019

Vikram Moon lander: Time is running out for scientists to make contact with probe The Indian Space Research Organization lost contact with the unmanned probe when it was in the final stage of an audacious Moon landing attempt on Sept. 6....
20:50, 09/18/2019

General who brought East Timor peace returns 20 years later The Australian army general who led an international peacekeeping mission that ended a bloody rampage that followed East Timor’s vote for independence has returned to the national capital Dili to mark a 20th anniversary since his arrival....
20:51, 09/18/2019

Apples rot in Kashmir orchards, as lockdown puts economy in tailspin It's harvest time, but the market in the northern Kashmiri town of Sopore - usually packed with people, trucks and produce at this time of year - is empty, while in orchards across India's Jammu and Kashmir state unpicked apples rot on the branch....
20:51, 09/18/2019

Tuvalu parliament picks new PM in potential blow for Taiwan Newly installed lawmakers of the tiny South Pacific country of Tuvalu elected a new prime minister on Thursday, a potential blow for ally Taiwan, which had diplomatic ties to another Pacific island nation cut this week in favor of Beijing....
20:51, 09/18/2019

U.S. unlikely to impose sanctions on Turkey over Russian buy: Turkish official U.S. President Donald Trump has become more understanding about why Turkey has purchased a Russian missile defense system and he is not expected to impose U.S. sanctions on Ankara over the issue, a senior Turkish official said on Wednesday....
20:51, 09/18/2019

How to use tea tree oil for skin Using tea tree oil for the skin has a number of benefits, including treating acne and dry skin. In this article, we look at how to use tea tree oil on the skin safely....
20:52, 09/18/2019

What is hoarding disorder? Hoarding disorder causes a person to collect items and struggle to get rid of them. Learn more about hoarding disorder, including diagnosis and treatment options, here....
20:52, 09/18/2019

Welcome to Orcland: Lord of the Rings to film in New Zealand Amazon has announced it will film its upcoming television series “The Lord of the Rings” in New Zealand, marking a return of the orcs, elves and hobbits to the country they became synonymous with over the course of six movies directed by Peter Jackso...
21:16, 09/18/2019

NBN Co is proposing new high speed 250Mbps and 1Gbps plans In a past consultation paper, NBN Co floated the idea of raising the prices for Australian broadband users based on the type of data they were using rather than the amount. This was dubbed the ‘Netflix tax’ by critics, as it was predomi...
21:16, 09/18/2019

Walmart's Game Day TV sale includes deals from Samsung, Vizio, LG and more Football season is officially here, and that means it's an excellent time to find Black-Friday like deals on a wide range of 4K TVs. Walmart's Game Day TV sale includes discounts on top brands like Samsung, Vizio, Sony, and more. Our favori...
21:16, 09/18/2019

Avira and TP-Link team up on Wi-Fi routers with IoT security Avira and TP-Link have announced a new partnership which will see the security firm embed its SafeThings security solution in the networking company's Wi-Fi routers.Smart device adoption has increased significantly in recent years and experts pr...
21:16, 09/18/2019

Plenty of Fish and other apps are going ‘filter-free’ No fake photos allowed. Dating Web site Plenty of Fish is forcing singles to post more truthful photos of themselves by banning filters from the platform, the company announced this week. The decision follows a survey by the site which found that 70 ...
21:16, 09/18/2019

Longer-lasting avocados will soon be here to save your guacamole Will they live up to the ripe? On Wednesday, Kroger grocery stores rolled out “longer-lasting” avocados to some 1,100 stores across the country. According to Kroger, these extra-hearty fruits “maintain their just-harvested quality l...
21:16, 09/18/2019

China needs to be more productive to boost its economy. It hasn't been very successful so far China's economy has long relied on factors such high levels of investments and an expanding labor force for growth. Those growth drivers are running out of steam....
21:48, 09/18/2019

ICE arrests thrice-deported Mexican man wanted for homicide A three-time deported Mexican man wanted for homicide in Anaheim, Calif., was arrested this week in Houston, Texas, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced....
21:48, 09/18/2019

Illegal immigrant from Mexico gets 70 months in prison for attacking Border Patrol agent with flashlight An undocumented Mexican national was sentenced to 70 months in prison after attacking a Border Patrol agent with a flashlight earlier this year, the Justice Department said Monday....
21:48, 09/18/2019

Dozens charged in Texas health care fraud scheme, prosecutors say Federal prosecutors in Texas announced Wednesday that 58 people had been charged in connection with assorted health care fraud schemes revolving around the illegal distribution of more than six million opioid pills....
21:48, 09/18/2019

Inclusive Language: Merriam-Webster Gives New — and Nonbinary — Meaning to the Word ‘They’ To paraphrase an LGBTQ activist catchphrase, “‘They’ are here, ‘they’ are queer and ‘they’ aren’t going anywhere” — at least when it comes to a new, nonbinary definition of the word “they,” as announced by the editors at Merriam-Webster....
21:48, 09/18/2019

Liz Cheney Wants to Start a War Just Like Her Dad Imagine slipping into a coma sometime around 2003, only to wake up on Wednesday morning to learn that a Cheney in Washington was rattling some extremely loud sabers to push for military action in the Middle East, all for the sake of protecting Americ...
21:48, 09/18/2019

The Revolutionary Black Women of Saubara The shrieking sliced through the cloudy night and drowned out the music blasting from a speaker nearby. It was 9 p.m. in Saubara, a town of about 12,000 people in Brazil’s northeastern state of Bahia. Although the party wouldn’t officially start unti...
21:48, 09/18/2019

DR Congo says Hutu militia commander shot dead The Democratic Republic of Congo's military says it has shot dead Rwandan Hutu rebel leader Sylvestre Mudacumura. The International Criminal Court had sought his arrest on war crime charges....
21:48, 09/18/2019

Deaths in custody — the culture of police torture in Pakistan Recent cases of custodial deaths have angered the Pakistani people, who are demanding immediate justice for the victims. But reforming the "police torture culture" would be a mammoth task. Haroon Janjua reports....
21:48, 09/18/2019

Dutch lawyer involved in drug gang case slain in Amsterdam Derk Wiersum was shot outside his apartment, having represented a witness against known drug lords. Dutch police have said they warned lawmakers to take rising crime associated with hard drugs more seriously....
21:48, 09/18/2019

PSG 3-0 Real Madrid: Angel Di Maria stars in Paris to ruin Zinedine Zidane's Champions League return Angel Di Maria struck twice to lead Paris Saint-Germain to a 3-0 victory over Real Madrid to hand the French giants an early advantage in Champions League Group A....
21:48, 09/18/2019

2.7 Lakh Prohibition Cases Pending, High Court Asks Bihar For Plan More than three years after Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar rolled out an ambitious prohibition policy, its success remains a matter of debate. But one thing it has achieved is an alarmingly high......
22:34, 09/18/2019

"Howdy Economy Doin', Mr Modi?": Rahul Gandhi, Sister Priyanka Target PM Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra paired up on Wednesday to take aim at Prime Minister Narendra Modi's mega event in the United States that will be attended by US President......
22:34, 09/18/2019

To Pak Media's Questions On Kashmir, UN Gives "Clear Opinion" The United Nations on Wednesday indicated its acknowledgement of the Indian stance that Jammu and Kashmir is a bilateral issue and said dialogue between India and Pakistan is an "absolute essential......
22:34, 09/18/2019

Her Good Sense Has Prevailed: Bengal BJP Chief On Mamata Banerjee-PM Meet West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh Wednesday said he is happy that Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's "good sense" has prevailed and she has met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Delhi during the day....
22:34, 09/18/2019

Pelosi steams ahead with drug pricing plan amid liberal angst Speaker Nancy Pelosi is making a hard sell to her caucus this week on a signature drug pricing bill. But it’s not yet clear whether she can win over skeptical progressives. The California Democrat has won initial praise from key moderate factions in ...
22:34, 09/18/2019

UN chief rejects claim he didn’t condemn China over Muslims United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is strongly rejecting claims by rights groups that he hasn’t condemned the Chinese government’s detention of more than a million Muslims in the Xinjiang region, saying he has spoken out forcefully...
22:34, 09/18/2019

Wednesday's Daily Brief: 'Ambition and action', key to UNGA, South Sudan, Cameroon peace process updates A recap of Wednesday's top stories: Guterres previews next week's summit agenda; UN and Red Cross appeal to eliminate urban warfare; South Sudan's one-year peace progress report; Cameroon renews call for 'durable peace'; Cities both helping and hurti...
22:34, 09/18/2019

A brand is selling sweatshirts with words 'Sandy Hook' and bullet holes on them American fashion brand Bstroy has received fierce criticism on social media after displaying school shooting-themed hoodies at a show during New York Fashion Week....
23:00, 09/18/2019

Rangers’ Artemi Panarin should be OK after injury scare A bit of a scare went through Rangerstown when it was clear Artemi Panarin had left the bench late in the second period of the preseason opener Wednesday night at the Garden, then did not return to the game due to what the team called a “mild groin s...
23:00, 09/18/2019

Giants’ Daniel Jones could be getting some receivers back Eli Manning got benched after a 28-14 loss to the Bills, a game in which the Giants quarterback did not have the services of Sterling Shepard and Golden Tate, his two starting receivers, or Darius Slayton, a promising rookie target. It looks as if Da...
23:00, 09/18/2019

Mets rally to salvage Noah Syndergaard disappointment DENVER — The cavalry waited until the ninth inning, but it eventually arrived to work some Rocky Mountain magic Wednesday. “We still have an outside shot,” Pete Alonso said, referring to the postseason, after the Mets scored four runs in the ninth to...
23:00, 09/18/2019

Overstock’s ex-CEO Patrick Byrne sells all of his shares Patrick Byrne — the controversial ex-CEO of Overstock — sold all his shares this week. Byrne — who left the discount furniture seller in a cloud of controversy after confessing to a romantic relationship with a Russian spy — said he sold all of his 1...
23:32, 09/18/2019

Nearly-new buying guide: Land Rover Discovery Sport It’s the kind of car that looks right in almost all settings The smart money here goes on a three-year-old example, as post-facelift models are still strong money These days, if you want a family-sized SUV with five or seven seats, four-wheel driv...
23:32, 09/18/2019

Grieving fans give music of Eddie Money, The Cars sales bumps In the days since Eddie Money and Ric Ocasek's deaths, the men's music has seen a bump in sales from grieving fans.        ...
23:32, 09/18/2019

Taylor Swift slams Kanye West in Rolling Stone interview: 'He is so two-faced' Taylor Swift dug into one of the most fraught relationships of her career – not with one of her celebrity exes, but with Kanye West.        ...
23:32, 09/18/2019

John Major to tell Supreme Court Boris Johnson's Parliament shutdown motivated by 'political interest' Sir John Major is today set to tell the UK's highest court that Boris Johnson's decision to prorogue Parliament was motivated by the Prime Minister's "political interest"....
23:33, 09/18/2019

| Man City ignore injury woes to sink Shakhtar Manchester City ignored their defensive injury crisis to make a flying start to the Champions League campaign with a 3-0 win against Shakhtar Donetsk on Wednesday....
00:00, 09/19/2019

"Exceptional" Angel Di Maria Stars As PSG Tear Apart Sorry Real Madrid Angel Di Maria scored twice against his former club as Paris Saint-Germain thrashed Real Madrid 3-0 to get off to the perfect start in the UEFA Champions League....
00:00, 09/19/2019

China plans 226 GW of new coal power projects: environmental groups China's total planned coal-fired power projects now stand at 226.2 gigawatts (GW), the highest in the world and more than twice the amount of new capacity on the books in India, according to data published by environmental groups on Thursday....
00:01, 09/19/2019

Trump fight on California auto emissions could outlast presidency The expected legal battle over President Donald Trump's plan to revoke California's authority to set stiff vehicle emissions standards separate from those established by the U.S. government appears unlikely to be resolved before next year's president...
00:01, 09/19/2019

Are Flavored Vapes Safe? Just because a flavoring is safe to eat doesn’t mean it’s safe to inhale. But flavored vapes have become common, thanks to a loophole in regulations....
00:32, 09/19/2019

Get Paid $1300 to Watch 13 Stephen King Movies Before Halloween Like scary movies? Dish might have the perfect job for you. The company is looking to hire someone to watch 13 movies based on Stephen King novels before Halloween. The salary? $1300....
00:32, 09/19/2019

How to Get a Bartender's Attention Without Being a Jerk People like drinking in bars, because that’s where the alcohol is. But, in the case of good bars, that’s also where the people are, which means you may not always get your drink as quickly as you think you should....
00:32, 09/19/2019

This pumpkin and spice soup is easy—but far from basic I can’t remember which year my mom began cooking pumpkin soup for Thanksgiving, but I also can’t remember a Thanksgiving without it. When I left home and began my own fall traditions, this was the sole recipe I asked for. When I bought the ingredient...
00:32, 09/19/2019

College Students With Kids May Be Eligible to Receive Childcare Subsidies If you’re a college student who is also a parent, you might not be aware that there are federal grants designed to help assist you with the cost of childcare....
00:32, 09/19/2019

The Five Best Price Tracking Tools Figuring out the best time to buy something requires constant watch over ever-fluctuating online prices, and some knowledge of how prices have changed in the past. Luckily, you don’t have to figure it all out yourself—there are great tools to help yo...
00:32, 09/19/2019

Where to Get Free Cheeseburgers For National Cheeseburger Day It’s National Cheeseburger Day, the made-up annual holiday where you can score everything from deeply discounted to free cheeseburgers depending on where your travels take you....
00:32, 09/19/2019

How Game of Thrones Composer Ramin Djawadi’s Live Concert Lets Fans Relive the Show’s Most Epic Moments The final season of Game of Thrones was met with mixed reviews, but if there was one aspect of season 8 that most fans would agree didn’t disappoint, it was the music. Thanks to composer Ramin Djawadi, who won his second consecutive Emmy for Ou...
00:32, 09/19/2019

Fans of China's own 'Loch Ness monster' deflated as beast turns out to be airbag Pictures and video of a huge snake-like object in the Yangtze river viewed tens of millions of times online A mysterious long, black object that was captured on video in the Yangtze river, and ended up captivating China with theories of its own Loch ...
00:32, 09/19/2019

'I don't see this as a personal issue,' says Coe on Semenya He was a double Olympic gold medalist, but Sebastian Coe's legacy in athletics will perhaps be defined by his handling of the two great modern issues in the sport -- the case involving Caster Semenya and doping....
00:32, 09/19/2019

Report: Google Wifi 2 is half Wi-Fi router, half Google Home Enlarge / The first-gen Google Wifi. (credit: Google) With Google's big 2019 hardware event set for October 15, we're starting to zero in on what exactly to expect from the show. Besides the heavily leaked Pixel 4, we're also expecting a new Google...
01:01, 09/19/2019

Prada relegates fashion in favour of clothes Decision to serve the season without a big splash showed in the finish and finer detailingIf fashion is currently getting a bad rap for being trend-led and disposable, Miuccia Prada – the ridiculously influential fashion designer responsible for the ...
01:32, 09/19/2019

Trump’s communications with foreign leader are part of whistleblower complaint that spurred standoff between spy chief and Congress, former officials say The president’s interaction with the foreign leader included a “promise” that prompted an intelligence official to file a formal whistleblower complaint, the officials said....
02:00, 09/19/2019

Trump signs name on new border wall, calls it a ‘world class security system’ Trump toured a section of the border wall in San Diego's Otay Mesa area. He was there before in March 2018 to see border wall prototypes that authorities later destroyed to make way for 22.4 kilometres of steel, concrete-filled bollards currently und...
02:00, 09/19/2019

Fukushima trial ends in not guilty verdict, but nuclear disaster will haunt Japan for decades to come The only criminal prosecution stemming from the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster has ended in not guilty verdicts, in a blow to families displaced by the meltdown, as the fallout promises to haunt northern Japan for decades to come....
02:32, 09/19/2019

Cartoonist Stan Mack is selling his West Village co-op Cartoonist Stan Mack and his writer/editor wife Susan Champlin have just listed their West Village home for $1.72 million. Mack, who’s owned this unit for some 30 years, is best known for his “Stan Mack’s Real Life Funnies” se...
02:32, 09/19/2019