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What is the backstop - and how could PM try to solve the conundrum?

Boris Johnson came to office pledging to ditch the Irish border backstop - the controversial arrangement in the Brexit deal negotiated by Theresa May that she failed to get passed by MPs....

What is the backstop - and how could PM try to solve the conundrum?

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The Callum Smith conundrum Callum Smith is a WBA super-middleweight champion and arguably the UK's best fighter yet currently finds himself in limbo, writes Elliot Worsell The post The Callum Smith conundrum appeared first on Boxing News....
14:48, 09/03/2019

An AI privacy conundrum? The neural net knows more than it says What is output by a neural network, such as an image classifier, is only a small portion of what the network in a sense "knows" about the data. And the prospect that the network is retaining sensitive user data such as social security numbers could o...
22:48, 08/19/2019

Germany's Syria conundrum What is Germany willing to do to stabilize Syria? Will it prolong its anti-IS mandate? How does its large Syrian community affect matters? Ahead of the mandate's expiration, German lawmakers are debating the way forward....
08:16, 09/03/2019

Tennis Legends: The French fan conundrum "Eurosport\u0027s tennis legends - John McEnroe, Boris Becker and Mats Wilander - discuss how to improve the attendances on the show courts at Roland Garros."...
04:16, 06/04/2019

Islanders facing an Anders Lee conundrum The assumption was that Islanders team president Lou Lamoriello would not have approved naming Anders Lee captain if there wasn’t an understanding on a new contract for the 28-year-old Minnesotan. Well, that wasn’t the case. The future of Lee, and th...
21:48, 05/05/2019

Payments: India’s cash conundrum The argument that India will be the first cashless society doesn’t take into account the country’s most vulnerable people and the cultural attachment to cash....
11:00, 04/28/2019

Election spending’s trickle-down conundrum Here’s the ironic thing about next year’s presidential election: The economy will be boosted by the flood of campaign money being spent at a time when the 26 Democrats running for president want the economy to look lousy so they can defeat President ...
07:16, 08/01/2019

Jets downplaying major conundrum headed their way It was a final dress rehearsal, except with multiple stand-ins. The Jets first-team offense took the field together for the final time Saturday night before the games count for real in two weeks, but it wasn’t the true first team. Running back Le’Veo...
18:00, 08/25/2019

How fantasy owners can best fix their Lamar Miller conundrum Some bang-bang plays are exciting. Others are just dreary. The news of Andrew Luck’s retirement broke Saturday in close proximity to word that Lamar Miller had suffered a significant knee injury. It was revealed Sunday that Miller has an ACL tear and...
09:32, 08/26/2019

Where Jets may turn next as kicker conundrum continues Taylor Bertolet had the locker closest to the door Thursday night in the Jets’ locker room. As he got dressed, reporters gathered around and a few teammates offered him encouragement on their way out. Then, Bertolet turned and faced the reporters and...
22:32, 08/16/2019

Saudi Energy Conundrum Deepens With Gas Deal Saudi Arabia has finally found a deal that makes sense. After forays into Uber and WeWork, state-controlled oil giant Saudi Aramco has lined up a deal to buy liquefied natural gas from U.S. utility Sempra Energy....
06:00, 05/30/2019

The ‘Booksmart’ Conundrum: Are Women Not Allowed to Fail? Poor box office the first weekend led to controversy over the Olivia Wilde-directed comedy. But as it heads into Week 2, is it being held to an unfair standard?...
19:00, 05/30/2019

The cord cutting conundrum: What consumers won’t pay for content You’ll subscribe to seven or eight different services, you’ll pay over a hundred bucks a month when you’d budgeted twenty, and you’ll like it. That prediction has never been right....
06:16, 08/01/2019

Fed's Conundrum: Can Lower Rates Combat Investment Chill One question now is how much a one quarter-point drop in borrowing costs will help businesses and cushion a slowdown driven by some factors outside the Fed’s control....
07:16, 08/01/2019

Ineos facing Tour de France leadership conundrum Ineos's Egan Bernal and Geraint Thomas are ideally-placed at the Tour de France to turn up the pressure on yellow-jersey holder Julian Alaphilippe, but the British team are facing a leadership conundrum as the race reaches its climax....
12:32, 07/25/2019

Rangers’ Artemi Panarin conundrum is deeper than money There is no debate whether Artemi Panarin’s addition would make the Rangers a better and more entertaining team this coming season, and at least for a handful of years after that. He would. The 27-year-old winger is an elite talent whose complementar...
08:00, 07/01/2019

Decision time coming for Rangers’ salary-cap conundrum The devil is in the details, and the time for decisions is drawing closer. After non-stop offseason action for most of the past month, the Rangers are once again on the verge of having to make difficult choices for how they manage the salary-cap crun...
15:00, 07/25/2019

Glencore's Congo tragedy highlights security conundrum for miners The deaths of 43 illegal miners at a Glencore facility in Congo last week highlighted a growing challenge for mining companies struggling to secure sites from small-scale prospectors digging for cobalt, copper and other minerals....
01:16, 06/30/2019

RPT-Glencore's Congo tragedy highlights security conundrum for miners The deaths of 43 illegal miners at a Glencore facility in Congo last week highlighted a growing challenge for mining companies struggling to secure sites from small-scale prospectors digging for cobalt, copper and other minerals....
06:00, 07/01/2019

Autocar confidential: Porsche's colour conundrum, Renault hatches a plan and more Could the Renault Twingo be reborn? Our reporters empty their notebooks to round up a week in gossip from across the automotive industry In this week's round-up of automotive news bites, we hear why Volkswagen's CEO thinks EVs are the only way, how...
17:48, 08/05/2019

Common agricultural standards only part of Brexit border conundrum, Ireland says Recognising common agricultural standards across the island of Ireland is just one element in seeking any new solution over how to keep the border between Ireland and Northern Ireland open after Brexit, Ireland's finance minister said on Tuesday....
15:16, 09/03/2019

The Mueller conundrum facing House Democrats: What to do with a reluctant special counsel? Democratic lawmakers say special counsel Robert S. Mueller III has a duty to testify in public — but there is not consensus about how far to go in pursuing his testimony....
08:32, 06/01/2019

Conflict Conundrum: Rahul Dravid Asked To Depose Before Ethics Officer BCCI ethics officer DK Jain has asked cricketing great and NCA head Rahul Dravid to depose in Mumbai on September 26 over the conflict of interest allegations levelled against him....
05:00, 08/26/2019

CORRECTED-Glencore's Congo tragedy highlights security conundrum for miners The deaths of 43 illegal miners at a Glencore facility in Congo last week highlighted a growing challenge for mining companies struggling to secure sites from small-scale prospectors digging for cobalt, copper and other minerals....
17:00, 06/30/2019

What Is the Northern Ireland Backstop, and What Does It Mean for Brexit? The boundary between the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland, long the scene of tense checkpoints and violent protest, is once again caught up in a bitter division. When the U.K. leaves the European Union -- as British voters chose in a 2016 ref...
22:16, 08/01/2019

UK PM Johnson tells Germany's Merkel: The backstop has to go British Prime Minister Boris Johnson told German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday that the only way to reach a deal on Brexit is to abolish the so-called Irish backstop, a spokesman for Johnson said in a statement....
08:16, 07/26/2019

British PM Johnson says Irish backstop must be abolished British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said the Irish backstop, an insurance policy designed to prevent the return of a hard border between the Irish Republic and Northern Ireland, must be abolished to move Brexit forward....
04:16, 07/25/2019

Explainer: A guide to the Brexit backstop, and why there's a UK-EU standoff British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has made a fresh push to drop the so-called Irish backstop from the Brexit deal, renewing a demand the EU has repeatedly rejected....
07:00, 08/20/2019

Brexit: Did Merkel set a 30-day Irish backstop deadline? German Chancellor Angela Merkel's suggestion that Britain and the EU could find a solution to the Irish backstop in the next 30 days has "emboldened" British PM Boris Johnson. But should he really be feeling encouraged?...
09:32, 08/22/2019

Brexit: Irish PM says no backstop as bad for Ireland as no deal Ireland will not allow the Northern Ireland "backstop" clause in Britain's EU withdrawal agreement to be dropped because doing so would be as big a threat to the country as Britain leaving without a deal, Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Saturday...
08:32, 06/15/2019

UK's Johnson tells EU's Juncker that Brexit backstop must go Britain's new prime minister, Boris Johnson, told European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on Thursday that the so-called Northern Irish backstop must be abolished to avoid a no-deal Brexit, a spokesman for Johnson said....
12:16, 07/25/2019

EU's Juncker: No 'emotional attachment' to Brexit backstop One of the EU's most senior figures has said he has "no emotional attachment" to the part of the Brexit deal Britain is trying to get Brussels to remove. ...
08:16, 09/18/2019

Dublin warns Johnson and Hunt over Brexit backstop Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt have been warned the EU will not consider any changes to the Irish border backstop after the Tory leadership contenders hinted they would try and get it scrapped if they become prime minister....
13:32, 07/16/2019

UK PM candidates set high bar for Brexit talks: no Irish backstop The two candidates vying to be Britain's next prime minister set a high bar on Monday for success in Brexit negotiations, saying that even a significant concession from the European Union on the Irish border would be insufficient....
14:32, 07/15/2019

British leaders give EU possible alternatives to unsettled 'backstop' The British government detailed Thursday a possible alternative to the Irish "backstop" provision that's been at the heart of dissent among lawmakers and leaders who are trying to agree on a deal to leave the EU....
11:48, 09/19/2019

Johnson: Brexit backstop is 'terrible moral blackmail' Boris Johnson has told Conservative Party members the Irish border backstop is a "terrible moral blackmail" and represents the "incoherence" of the UK's Brexit strategy....
11:32, 07/02/2019

Ireland says too late to tweak controversial Brexit backstop It is too late to tweak the Irish "backstop" mechanism in Britain's EU withdrawal agreement, a senior Irish minister said on Wednesday after several candidates to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May said it must be changed....
09:00, 05/29/2019

Macron tells Johnson Brexit backstop is indispensable French president tells Boris Johnson he must present concrete proposals for UK exitEmmanuel Macron has described the Irish backstop as “indispensable” to a Brexit deal and urged Boris Johnson to set out his proposed alternatives as soon as possible, ...
09:32, 08/22/2019

Irish PM Varadkar says: no-backstop equals no-deal Brexit Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Monday that the removal of the border backstop without any proper replacement would mean a no-deal Brexit for the United Kingdom....
06:01, 09/09/2019

UK says it has made alternative Irish border backstop proposals Britain has made alternative proposals to replace the Irish border backstop and it is simply wrong of Ireland and other EU countries to suggest that London has not, British Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said on Friday....
01:32, 08/30/2019

Boris Johnson willing to give 'commitments' to avoid backstop Boris Johnson says he is willing to give the EU the "commitments" it needs that alternatives to the Northern Ireland border backstop can be found and put into effect. ...
14:48, 08/19/2019

Johnson refuses to meet EU leaders unless they scrap backstop Some supporters had hoped PM would tour capitals explaining alternatives to Brexit withdrawal agreementBoris Johnson is refusing to sit down for talks with EU leaders until they agree to ditch the Irish backstop from the Brexit withdrawal agreement, ...
14:16, 07/29/2019

Johnson willing to give 'commitments' to avoid Brexit backstop Boris Johnson says he is willing to give the EU the "commitments" it needs that alternatives to the Northern Ireland backstop can be put into effect....
03:16, 08/20/2019

EU parliament head says backstop must be part of Brexit deal The European Parliament chief on Thursday ruled out any Brexit deal without an Irish backstop but said the EU was willing to revive a proposal that would keep only Northern Ireland in the bloc's orbit to maintain a seamless border on the island of Ir...
05:01, 09/12/2019

EU rejects Boris Johnson request to remove backstop Johnson says MPs who claim they can prevent no deal are to blame for hardline EU responseAll the day’s Brexit and politics news – live The European Union has rebuffed Boris Johnson’s attempts to tear up the Irish backstop, in a coordinated response t...
15:00, 08/20/2019

Brexit: Ireland says UK proposals don't come close to replacing backstop Measures proposed by Britain to replace the "backstop" in its European Union Withdrawal Agreement do not yet come close to what is needed and it is possible that no solution exists, Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney said on Tuesday....
13:00, 08/27/2019

DUP leader meets Irish PM in Dublin to discuss backstop The leader of the Northern Ireland party whose support is crucial to Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government met with the Irish prime minister Leo Varadkar in Dublin on Wednesday evening, national broadcaster RTE reported....
20:51, 09/18/2019

Johnson courts Merkel after EU snubs backstop alternatives Boris Johnson will meet the German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin this afternoon, just a day after she added her voice to EU scepticism about his "alternative arrangements" to the Irish backstop....
07:00, 08/21/2019

Home Secretary Sajid Javid: 'Ireland is key... I would renegotiate the backstop' The home secretary, Sajid Javid, insists that it is possible to renegotiate the UK's withdrawal agreement with the EU and, in particular, the Northern Irish backstop....
16:16, 06/02/2019

Johnson and Varadkar clash over Irish backstop in phone call Taoiseach tells new PM in first chat that EU will not scrap it as part of reopening Brexit talksThe latest political news – live updatesBoris Johnson and Leo Varadkar have clashed over the Irish backstop in their first phone call, with the Irish taoi...
07:48, 07/30/2019

Ireland warns PM Johnson: no-backstop equals no-deal Brexit Ireland told British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday that he must make specific proposals on the future of Irish border if there is to be any hope of averting a no-deal Brexit, saying Dublin cannot not rely on simple promises....
06:01, 09/09/2019

UK's Johnson tells Juncker no Brexit deal if backstop remains British Prime Minister Boris Johnson told European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker by phone on Tuesday that there was no prospect of a Brexit deal unless the Irish border backstop was abolished, his office said....
13:00, 08/27/2019

Brexit: Ireland says British proposals don't come close to replacing backstop Measures proposed by Britain to replace the "backstop" in its European Union Withdrawal Agreement do not yet come close to what is needed, Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney said on Tuesday, adding that Ireland wanted to find a solution....
10:00, 08/27/2019

Boris Johnson given two-week EU deadline for Irish backstop plan Ultimatum comes as sources say PM was ‘surprised’ by levels of checks on the borderBoris Johnson has been set a two-week deadline to table a plan for replacing the Irish backstop as further embarrassing details emerged of the prime minister’s chaotic...
15:16, 09/18/2019

UK PM Johnson tells EU: ditch backstop or face no-deal Brexit British Prime Minister Boris Johnson cautioned the European Union on Saturday that the "anti-democratic" Irish backstop must be ditched if they were to strike a Brexit divorce deal....
16:16, 07/27/2019

Irish PM looks forward to discussing Johnson's plan to abolish backstop Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Thursday he was looking forward to discussing British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's proposals to abolish the backstop....
04:48, 07/25/2019

British PM Johnson: Irish backstop must be abolished for a Brexit deal British Prime Minister Boris Johnson told the European Union on Thursday that the Irish border backstop would have to be struck out of the Brexit divorce agreement if there was to be an orderly exit with a deal....
04:48, 07/25/2019

UK hits back at Brussels over leaked memo on backstop issues A leaked European Commission memo has said the latest draft proposals for a new Brexit deal "fall short of satisfying all the objectives of the Irish backstop"....
14:18, 09/20/2019

Hunt and Johnson's backstop promise risks 'crash out exit' Both Tory leadership contenders have made a dramatic pivot towards a no-deal Brexit after they ruled out accepting a potential key concession from Brussels....
13:32, 07/16/2019

EU expected to reject outright Johnson and Hunt's backstop plan Next PM will be told in ‘no uncertain terms’ that axing backstop amounts to no dealLatest political developments - live updatesBoris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt’s Brexit plan to axe the Irish border backstop from the withdrawal agreement will be rejected...
08:16, 07/16/2019

UK PM contender Johnson more radical on Irish Brexit backstop, lawmaker says Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to replace Theresa May as Britain's prime minister next week, has become more radical on the issue of the Irish backstop making the Brexit picture starker, Conservative lawmaker Dominic Grieve said on Tuesday....
02:16, 07/16/2019

California Lawmakers Give Utilities a Backstop on Wildfire Liability Legislators moved to create a fund to help cover claims from blazes caused by the companies’ equipment. The bill aimed to shore up investor confidence....
15:00, 07/11/2019

Brexit minister complains EU has offered no solutions to Irish backstop Exclusive: Stephen Barclay believes both UK and Brussels should propose alternativesLatest Brexit developments - live updatesThe Brexit secretary, Stephen Barclay, has complained to EU ambassadors that Brussels is failing to come up with ideas for re...
04:16, 09/04/2019

Ireland says Britain 'totally unreasonable' in Brexit backstop dispute Ireland accused Britain of being "totally unreasonable" over Brexit on Friday, saying London had not made credible proposals to replace the Irish border backstop. But the British government insisted it had offered ways of solving the key sticking poi...
01:32, 08/30/2019

Britain's Johnson opening Brexit bid: rip out the Irish border backstop Prime Minister Boris Johnson has fired the opening salvo in his bid to renegotiate Britain's divorce from the European Union, demanding that an insurance policy for the Irish border be removed from the Brexit deal and replaced with a pledge....
02:48, 08/20/2019

Boris Johnson: EU must scrap the backstop to avoid a no-deal Brexit After rebuff from Irish taoiseach, PM ready to blame ‘friends across the Channel’Boris Johnson has said it is up to the EU to compromise to avoid a no-deal Brexit, after his demands for the backstop to be scrapped were met with a flat refusal from th...
21:16, 07/30/2019

Boris Johnson has no credible backstop replacement, says Irish deputy PM – video The tánaiste says Britain has not made credible proposals on replacing the Irish border backstop arrangement in Brexit talks. Simon Coveney, who is also Ireland's foreign minister, said any agreement had to be credible, meaning it must avoid the retu...
06:00, 08/30/2019

Boris Johnson pledges to drop backstop in 'orderly' Brexit plan Tory leadership frontrunner says he would push for alternative arrangementsFollow the day’s political developments - liveBoris Johnson has claimed he can achieve an “orderly, managed Brexit” on deadline by ditching the Northern Irish backstop in favo...
10:16, 06/14/2019

May's new Brexit offer retains Northern Irish backstop, nothing new on customs: paper British Prime Minister Theresa May's new Brexit offer to UK lawmakers retains the Northern Irish backstop and does not add anything new on customs arrangements, The Telegraph newspaper reported late on Sunday....
14:48, 05/19/2019

CORRECTED-Pound jumps after Germany's Merkel says Brexit backstop solution possible by Oct. 31 The British pound jumped more than half a cent on Thursday to nearly a one-month high after German Chancellor Angela Merkel said a solution to the Irish border issue could be found before the Oct. 31 deadline for Britain to leave the European Union....
07:00, 08/22/2019

Ireland 'highly skeptical' of UK ideas for contentious Brexit backstop issue Ireland's finance minister warned that the country's government remains "highly skeptical" about proposals advocated by Britain's prime minister....
00:32, 09/10/2019

Donald Tusk rejects Boris Johnson request to remove backstop No 10 hits back at Tusk claim that those not proposing realistic alternatives in effect back re-establishing borderAll the day’s Brexit and politics news – live Donald Tusk has rejected Boris Johnson’s request to strip the backstop out of the Brexit ...
08:00, 08/20/2019

Macron firm on backstop as Brexit talks with British prime minister continue British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris on Thursday to discuss a new deal for Britain to leave the European Union....
04:00, 08/23/2019

Boris Johnson tells Merkel EU must abandon backstop if it wants Brexit deal - live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happenAfternoon summaryDowning Street lobby briefing - SummaryBrexit deadlock as No 10 insists EU must scrap backstop before talksDublin accuses Boris Johnson of putting UK on ‘collision co...
11:00, 07/26/2019

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

Brexit news latest: Boris Johnson risks row by holding back key details of plan on backstop Boris Johnson risked a row at his first meeting with Jean-Claude Juncker today by refusing to hand over "concrete" details demanded by the European Union of British alternatives to the backstop....
16:32, 09/16/2019

Angela Merkel absolutely won't give way on backstop, Boris Johnson told as he flies to Berlin Boris Johnson was today warned that German Chancellor Angela Merkel is "absolutely not giving way" on the Irish border backstop as he prepared for his first talks with the European Union's most powerful leader....
17:00, 08/21/2019

Brexit news latest: Boris Johnson warned EU will block any deal without Irish backstop by Macron ally Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been warned that there can be no Brexit deal without the Irish backstop by one of Emmanuel Macron's strongest allies....
10:48, 07/28/2019

Brexit latest: Boris Johnson returns to Downing Street challenged with breaking backstop deadlock within 30 days Boris Johnson has returned to Downing Street this evening after France joined Germany in challenging him to come up with a backstop alternative within 30 days....
14:32, 08/22/2019

Boris Johnson Brexit news LIVE: PM to meet Angela Merkel he battles for backstop breakthrough on first trip abroad as leader Boris Johnson will meet Angela Merkel in his first outing on the world stage as Prime Minister, where he is set to call for the Brexit backstop to be scrapped....
02:00, 08/21/2019

Did you solve it? Turn it up to 11 The solutions to today’s puzzlesEarlier today I set you the following two puzzles:1) Why is every even digit palindrome divisible by 11? (An even digit palindrome is a palindromic number that contains an even number of digits, like 1221, or 678876.) ...
07:00, 05/01/2019

Brexit news LIVE: Boris Johnson fires warning shot at rebel Tory MPs as Michel Barnier stands firm in backstop row Boris Johnson has launched a war of words against would-be Tory Brexit rebels, warning they face a "fundamental choice" to side with him or Jeremy Corbyn....
01:32, 09/01/2019

Let’s solve some of the mysteries of Control Spoiler Space offers thoughts on, and a place to discuss, the plot points we can’t disclose in our official reviews. Fair warning: Major plot points for Control are revealed below, as are references to any connections it may or may not have to other ...
11:32, 08/31/2019

Did you solve it? Getting through passport control The solution to today’s puzzleEarlier today I set you the following question:Let’s say that 1 in 10,000 people who present themselves at UK passport control have invalid passports, and let’s say that UK passport control is very good at detecting inva...
02:32, 09/10/2019

Can you solve it? Ace these tennis teasers Three smashing puzzlesThe peculiarities of tennis throw up some nice problems. When better to ponder them than on the opening day of Wimbledon?1) Ashleigh Barty and Naomi Osaka are playing a set of tennis. In the last eight points, Barty has served s...
01:16, 07/01/2019

How to Solve Any Math Problem With an App iOS/Android/Desktop: Default calculator apps suck. They work like a traditional handheld calculator, which only displays one value at a time and can only do basic math. If you want to do anything more than calculate a tip, you’re better off with thes...
13:48, 07/25/2019

Did you solve it? The Zorro puzzle The solution to today’s teaserIn my puzzle column earlier today I set you these problems about slicing through a square grid:1) What is the least number of straight lines you need to draw across a 3x3 square grid so that every cell in the grid has at...
14:48, 05/20/2019

Did you solve it? Dogs in pursuit The solution to today’s puzzleEarlier today I set you the following puzzle:Four dogs are in four corners of a square of side length 1. Each dog starts running towards the dog immediately anti-clockwise to it. The dogs start at the same time, they all...
10:00, 06/03/2019

Did you solve it? Ace these tennis teasers The answers to today’s puzzlesEarlier today I set you the following puzzles.1) Ashleigh Barty and Naomi Osaka are playing a set of tennis. In the last eight points, Barty has served seven aces and Osaka has served one. What’s the score? Continue read...
17:32, 07/01/2019

Can you solve it? The Zorro puzzle Swordplay with lines and squaresUPDATE: To read the solution click hereToday you’re going to get the chance to prove a theorem no one has ever proved before. Continue reading......
14:48, 05/20/2019

Black Hat SEO: What is it, how does it work and how to solve it Imagine this scenario as a business with a significant online presence. Your rankings on your target keywords have dropped significantly. You haven’t made any major changes to the content or linking strategy of your website. What’s more...
09:16, 07/17/2019

Can you solve it? Dogs in pursuit A quick mental run-aroundToday’s problem is a classic puzzle and an excuse to post this picture of Melbourne’s annual sausage dog race, the Running of the Wieners.Four dogs are in four corners of a square of side length 1. Each dog starts running tow...
03:00, 06/03/2019

Did you solve it? Cheese cube nibbles The solutions to today’s problems - with cheesy pics!Earlier today I set you the following four puzzles:1. You have a cube of cheese that measures 3 x 3 x 3 inches, and you want to slice it into 27 smaller 1 x 1 x 1 inch cubes, as shown below. If you...
10:16, 07/15/2019

This AI Algorithm Can Solve Rubik's Cube in Less Than a Second Researchers have developed an AI algorithm that can solve a Rubik's Cube in a fraction of a second, faster than most humans. The work is a step toward making AI systems that can think, reason, plan......
08:48, 07/16/2019

Kayak: AI isn’t a ‘wonder weapon’ that will solve all your problems At Transform 2019 in San Francisco, travel booking company Kayak talked about some of the challenges that comes with integrating AI with your business.Read More...
23:00, 07/10/2019

Can you solve it? The passport control puzzle Show me your documents pleaseToday’s puzzle concerns passport control, the delegation of uniformed and often surly officers at ports and airports whose job it is to check your travel document is valid.Let’s say that 1 in 10,000 people who present the...
05:01, 09/09/2019

Could geoengineering really help us solve the climate crisis? With increasing public concern over climate change, interest is turning to geoengineering again. Is it time to take a serious look at engineering our climate?...
07:16, 05/16/2019

Can you solve it? Cheese cube nibbles The party snack is perfect brain foodToday’s puzzles all concern cubes of cheese. You’ll need to be as sharp as a cocktail stick to skewer them.1. You have a cube of cheese that measures 3 x 3 x 3 inches, and you want to slice it into 27 smaller 1 x ...
00:00, 07/15/2019

Can you solve it? Get the gossip with Bobby Seagull How to spread the wordUPDATE: To read the solution click hereToday’s puzzle was suggested to me by Bobby Seagull, who was told it by his brother, who was told it by a Cambridge don.Four friends each have a different piece of gossip. They are all in s...
19:32, 08/12/2019

Sooner or Later Your Cousin’s DNA Is Going to Solve a Murder The Golden State Killer case was just the start. Hundreds of cold cases are hot again thanks to a new genealogy technique. The price may be everyone’s genetic privacy....
10:32, 04/28/2019

Did you solve it? Get the gossip with Bobby Seagull The solution to today’s text message teaserEarlier today I set you the following problem, suggested by maths influencer Bobby Seagull:Four friends each have a different piece of gossip. They are all in separate locations, and can communicate only via...
19:32, 08/12/2019

Can you solve it? The puzzle that is Donald Trump Reinventing the tangram The tangram was the first ever puzzle craze – and it is still going strong.You may have come across it before. You are shown a shape, and you must arrange seven pieces – five triangles, a square and a rhomboid – to make that s...
07:00, 05/01/2019

Did you solve it? 24 hour puzzle people The solutions to today’s puzzlesEarlier today I set you four Masyu puzzles from the 24 Hour Puzzle Championship. Click here for a printable sheet of the puzzles.The solutions are: Continue reading......
07:00, 05/01/2019

Can you solve it? 24 hour puzzle people Logic problems to keep you up all nightUPDATE: Click here for the solutions The little-known sport of extreme puzzling held its premier tournament this weekend in Hungary. The annual 24 Hour Puzzle Championship is a physical and intellectual enduranc...
07:00, 05/01/2019

How today’s AI can solve most of our traffic problems While driverless cars and flying taxis hold the far-future promise of alleviating traffic congestion, today’s problems require immediate solutions based on today’s technology. Luckily, the field of machine learning already has a lot to offer. There a...
16:16, 05/03/2019

Will Kovalev be able to solve a smaller Canelo? Canelo Alvarez goes up in weight two divisions to challenge light heavyweight world titlist Sergey Kovalev. Dan Rafael and Steve Kim share their thoughts on the matchup, who has the advantage and what's next....
16:00, 09/13/2019

VPNs can solve public Wi-Fi anxiety The way you behave online is heavily influenced by where you are located and local online alert cues, new research has claimed.A study carried out by a team from the Media Effects Research Laboratory at the Donald P. Bellisario College of Communicati...
02:32, 05/11/2019

Climate change is an emergency we can solve The UK parliament has declared a “climate emergency”. Urgent action is absolutely necessary, but it needs to be carried out with calm hope, not panicked despair...
03:32, 05/13/2019

How re-streeting could solve most of NYCHA’s problems New York City Housing Authority’s sheer physical problems — lead paint, leaks, heat and hot-water failures — seem insurmountable. But fixing a more basic design flaw in NYCHA’s 326 developments could be a major new answer to their problems. Currently...
12:16, 07/20/2019

How to Solve a Rubik's Cube in 5 Seconds—or Less The world record for unscrambling a Rubik's cube keeps dropping, as fleet-fingered speedcubers hone their pattern recognition and "lookahead" skills....
07:48, 05/24/2019

An RPG Where You Solve Puzzles By Bending Time Cris Tales is a JRPG-inspired game that was announced on Monday during the E3 2019 PC Gaming Show. After spending some time with its free demo, I’m excited to see what’s next....
08:00, 06/14/2019

DUP leader Arlene Foster: 'PM is committed to securing deal without Northern Irish backstop' DUP leader Arlene Foster said Boris Johnson has shown his commitment to securing a Brexit deal without the Northern Irish backstop after a "very good" meeting at Downing Street....
13:00, 09/10/2019

Donald Trump visit: US President compares Brexit backstop issue with US-Mexico border during Ireland visit Donald Trump appeared to compare the backstop issue to the US-Mexico border as he expressed confidence that the Brexit logjam over the Irish border would work out "very well"....
13:48, 06/05/2019

AI learns to solve a Rubik's Cube in 1.2 seconds Researchers at the University of California, Irvine have created an artificial intelligence system that can solve a Rubik's Cube in an average of 1.2 seconds in about 20 moves. That's two seconds faster than the current human world record o...
19:32, 07/17/2019

Macaques really can use logical reasoning to solve puzzles Macaques are good puzzle solvers, but it was unclear if they use logic or just made choices to maximise their reward. Now a test shows logic really is involved...
08:16, 08/01/2019

Did you solve it? The enduring appeal of Venn diagrams The solutions to today’s puzzlesEarlier today I set you these four Venn diagram teasers:1) Think of a fraction that could belong in each of the regions marked A to D below, or say that it is impossible. (Each circle represents the set of fractions de...
12:48, 07/29/2019

Opinion: Houston, we have a problem. But do the Rockets know how to solve it? The Western Conference semifinals offered perhaps the best opportunity for Golden State to be beaten in the postseason since the 2016 NBA Finals.        ...
09:16, 05/11/2019

Scientists solve Stone Age murder mystery The mystery of an ancient fractured skull has been settled. An international team of researchers in Europe ruled foul play was to blame for the Upper Paleolithic man's head injury....
11:32, 07/05/2019

Can you solve it? The enduring appeal of Venn diagrams Where pictures and puzzles intersectUPDATE: Solutions now up hereJohn Venn – the British logician who around 1880 devised the ‘Venn diagram’ – celebrates his 185th birthday this week. Continue reading......
12:48, 07/29/2019

How to solve marriage woes before resorting to divorce Ever wanted to be a fly on the wall during a couples’ therapy session? Showtime’s new docuseries “Couples Therapy” lets viewers do just that. The show follows four married pairs over six months as they tackle their specific issues with Soho-bas...
18:48, 09/11/2019

Did you solve it? Sandwich sudoku - a new puzzle goes viral The solutions to today’s puzzlesEarlier today I set you three sandwich sudoku puzzles. It’s a new variant of Sudoku that is getting lots of attention. To get a printable page of the problems click this link. If you got stuck with the last one, which ...
09:16, 05/06/2019

Did you solve it? Drive your car (and brain) round the block The solution to today’s puzzleEarlier today I set you this puzzle:You are in a big city where all the streets go in one of two perpendicular directions. You take your car from its parking place and drive on a tour of the city such that you do not pas...
14:00, 08/26/2019

Can you solve it? Sandwich sudoku - a new puzzle goes viral Sudoku variant that mixes logic and arithmetic is an online hitA new type of Sudoku is whetting the appetites of puzzle fans.Sandwich sudoku follows the same rules of sudoku but includes extra clues outside the grid like this: Continue reading......
23:48, 05/05/2019

Did you solve it? Are you in the smartest 1 per cent (of 13-year-olds)? The solutions to today’s problemsEarlier today I set you the following puzzles:1. In this word-sum, each letter stands for one of the digits 0–9, and stands for the same digit each time it appears. Different letters stand for different digits. No num...
15:00, 06/17/2019

Giancarlo Stanton is Yankees’ enigma only he can solve Imagine you own a vintage luxury car collection. Yes, let’s dream big. You show off your garage to a visitor, describing each vehicle in loving detail. Then you turn to your 1962 Aston Martin DB4 GT Zagato. “My most expensive purchase,” you say wistf...
23:00, 08/15/2019

Mets must solve ongoing dilemmas before it’s too late WASHINGTON — Two off days following an abbreviated two-game sweep of the Marlins gave the Mets a chance to reset before facing the scuffling Nationals. But the fact remains the Mets are one game below .500 and in desperate need of a hot streak in thi...
19:16, 05/13/2019

Can you solve secret puzzle on UK’s new 50 pound note? A new design for Britain’s highest value banknote has won acclaim not just for who it features but also a sneaky puzzle hiding in plain sight. Yesterday the Bank of England, which despite its name sets monetary policy for the entire UK, revealed who ...
17:00, 07/16/2019

We could solve the biggest problem in maths in the next decade Whoever solves the long-standing P versus NP maths problem will win $1 million. Now a poll of computer scientists suggests the solution may be found sooner than expected...
10:32, 04/28/2019

First black hole picture: The big mysteries we still need to solve We finally have the first real image of a black hole, so researchers can begin studying these cosmic mysteries in detail. Here is what they are hoping to learn...
10:32, 04/28/2019

Crispr Can Help Solve Our Looming Food Crisis—Here's How There's not enough land to feed everyone on Earth without ruining the climate, a new IPCC report shows. Gene-edited crops could help reduce agriculture's footprint....
10:48, 08/08/2019

Can you solve it? Drive your car (and brain) round the block A streetwise puzzleUPDATE: For the solution please click here.Today’s puzzle is a trip.You are in a big city where all the streets go in one of two perpendicular directions. You take your car from its parking place and drive on a tour of the city suc...
14:00, 08/26/2019

Old technology can solve a modern crisis | Letters Dr Peter Hounsell writes that the electric bin lorries currently being trialled are nothing new, while Richard Ellam says that it used to be common for councils to burn rubbish to generate electricityYour report on electric bin lorries powered by ene...
12:48, 09/06/2019

Federer excited to try and solve Nadal puzzle Roger Federer has never solved the riddle of playing Rafael Nadal at the French Open but still believes he can find the answer when the pair clash for the 39th time in Friday's semi-final....
15:48, 06/04/2019

If only the snap of a finger could solve our teams’ problems Here’s today’s game: You get a chance to snap your fingers and one aspect of your team will be changed. There are no guarantees to the change. There is no insurance that, by making the change, things will get better. But let’s be honest: If you’re mo...
22:00, 06/29/2019

Can you solve it? Are you in the smartest 1 per cent (of 13-year-olds)? The test given to the UK’s maths prodigiesToday you are pitting yourselves against the best 13-year-old mathematicians in the UK.The questions below are taken from last week’s Junior Mathematical Olympiad, a competition aimed at children up to Year 8...
05:16, 06/17/2019

Automation will create problems in the enterprise — AR can solve them Some worry about the automation apocalypse as a job eliminator, but AR can create opportunities to build a workforce that exists alongside automation tools.Read More...
23:16, 08/08/2019

Brexit news latest: Boris Johnson says he will enter talks with EU leaders 'with a lot of oomph' despite backstop differences Boris Johnson has said he will enter talks with EU leaders "with a lot of oomph" as differences between the UK and EU's position over the Withdrawal Agreement remain....
15:00, 08/20/2019

Boris Johnson tells Jean-Claude Juncker there is 'no prospect' of a Brexit deal unless the backstop is abolished Boris Johnson has told European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker there is "no prospect" of a Brexit deal unless the contentious backstop is scrapped....
12:32, 08/27/2019

Why tidal power won't solve the world's renewable energy needs There are widespread calls for the UK government not to abandon a trailblazing tidal power project, but this energy source is no green panacea, says Hans van Haren...
12:32, 04/28/2019

Can power napping solve electric car charging challenge? Automakers around the world are pushing hard for new networks that can charge electric cars fast. In Europe, some power companies and grid operators are testing whether it might be smarter and cheaper to move into the slow lane....
23:00, 08/27/2019

Can Kanye West solve America's housing crisis? Maybe … The rapper’s excursion into architecture is taking shape in California with Star Wars-inspired dome-like structuresThe first images of a housing community proposed by Kanye West have emerged as the construction of prototype homes appears to be under ...
10:48, 08/05/2019

Researchers solve mystery of how gas bubbles form in liquid The formation of air bubbles in a liquid appears very similar to its inverse process, the formation of liquid droplets from, say, a dripping water faucet. But the physics involved is actually quite different, and while those water droplets are unifor...
12:48, 06/17/2019

Horoscopes Help Solve Homicides in a Thrilling Murder Mystery In an isolated Polish village, Big Foot has been found dead. No, not that Big Foot. In Olga Tokarczuk’s newly translated novel, Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead, eccentric 60-something narrator Janina Duszejko prefers epithets to give...
07:32, 08/15/2019

Fixing planet plastic: How we'll really solve our waste problem From bag bans to bacterial mulchers, many solutions are touted for the plastic waste crisis. Find out which work – and which don't – in our definitive guide...
12:32, 04/28/2019

Ray-Ban smart glasses could solve Facebook's design issues Would you buy Facebook smart glasses? The social media giant seems to be banking on it, with a new report by CNBC pointing to ambitious plans around AR wearables in the coming years.Codenamed "Orion", the smart glasses are reportedly being poised as ...
03:16, 09/20/2019

Better testing could solve most tech problems, so why aren’t companies doing it? The headlines are packed with stories of high-tech gadgets, apps, and video games failing to meet consumer expectations due to performance failures or otherwise disappointing features. Samsung smartphones have been exploding, Nintendo Joy-Cons eventu...
12:16, 07/30/2019

Video: The latest on Ferrari's quest to solve its F1 car's problems The Monaco Grand Prix was yet another difficult weekend for Ferrari and, even before Charles Leclerc's qualifying and race disasters, a chasmic Formula 1 performance deficit to Mercedes remained obvious...
11:16, 05/27/2019

Police struggle to solve gangland reporter’s killing, others CHICAGO (AP) — The killing of a pioneering gangland journalist remains unsolved one year later despite multiple potential witnesses to the drive-by shooting and what led up to it on a Chicago street lined with surveillance cameras. Police have made n...
17:48, 05/29/2019

Vergne: DS Techeetah must solve Formula E computer problems Jean-Eric Vergne says DS Techeetah must solve the garage computer issues that occurred during Formula E's Monaco and Berlin races, joking he would "burn" the kit if the problem reoccurs...
04:48, 05/30/2019

If You Solve This Math Problem, You Could Steal All the Bitcoin in the World You may have heard of the famous P versus NP problem. If you can prove or disprove its cryptically short equation, you’d be a million dollars richer—and maybe even billions of dollars richer, depending on your scruples. Read more......
19:16, 07/02/2019

Will 5G solve signal issues at stadiums, festivals and venues? Big events with thousands of people in attendance put a huge stress on mobile networks, meaning you’re often unable to message your friends to meet up, upload videos to social media, or livestream your favorite band playing their final encore....
12:16, 06/01/2019

Scientists solve the mystery of the dragon with transparent teeth Dwelling in the dark ocean depths, the dragonfish is a frightful marvel that would fit nicely into any horror movie, boasting exotic adaptations such as virtually transparent fangs that help it thrive in this extreme environment....
18:00, 06/05/2019

This NFL player can solve a Rubik's Cube in less than 3 minutes Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Amari Cooper can do more than just run routes and catch passes. He can solve a Rubik's Cube insanely fast.        ...
06:32, 06/07/2019

Scientists solve mystery of Egyptian desert glass Scientists believe they have solved the mystery regarding the origin Egyptian desert glass, fragments of which have been found scattered across the Sahara....
04:16, 05/16/2019

Mnuchin defends using tariffs to solve security problems The White House has had no problem leveraging its economic heft to bring other countries to heel — and it may do so, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told CNBC....
04:32, 06/10/2019

Women fight to solve mysterious murders in Venezuela More than 8,200 people died in extrajudicial killings in Venezuela between 2015 and 2017, estimates Amnesty International. And the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights has accused state-aligned groups of targeting Venezuelan civilians fo...
08:48, 04/30/2019

Apollo Moon Rocks Set to Solve More Puzzles, 50 Years Later For 50 years, research on these rocks has transformed our understanding of the moon, revealing the circumstances of its birth and the reasons for its mottled face....
02:32, 05/13/2019

A step too VAR? Video replays don't solve referee errors "Former UEFA president Michel Platini always opposed the introduction of technology in football because he felt that, once it gained a foothold, it would quickly expand and change the character of the sport altogether."...
06:48, 06/10/2019

Get Clue Junior for $9 and Solve the Case of the Missing Cake It is time to introduce the little ones in your life to Clue. If you think the adult version of the game is a little too murder-y for kids, then Clue Junior Game is a safe alternative. Rather than find out if someone was killed with a candlestick, ki...
10:48, 05/07/2019

Tariffs Won't Solve Any Problems, Says China Over Trade Dispute With US Tariffs won't resolve any problems in the ongoing bilateral trade dispute between China and the United States, China's foreign ministry said on Tuesday....
09:00, 05/07/2019

Democrats want to solve an inequality problem that doesn't exist Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., tells us that wealth inequality is at grotesque and immoral levels. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., has a plan to tax everyone lots and lots to solve this. The slight problem is that the Federal Reserve tells us that wealt...
04:48, 06/18/2019

Boaty McBoatface Just Helped Solve a Deep-Sea Mystery The internet was a purer place in 2016, and there’s no more perfect distillation of that truth than the spontaneous, crowdsourced effort to name a £200 million state-of-the-art research vessel Boaty McBoatface. The British government eventually decid...
10:48, 06/18/2019

Four good grands prix don't solve F1's problems - Gunther Steiner Haas team boss Gunther Steiner has warned Formula 1 chiefs not to think that "everything is fantastic" just because the last four grands prix have been more entertaining...
10:48, 08/10/2019

The Goldfinch: can a film solve Donna Tartt's most divisive book? The hefty Pulitzer-winning novel divided critics for being too long and too detailed – yet it is more cinematic than The Secret History, writes John MullanIf it is surprising that none of Donna Tartt’s three novels has made it to the screen before no...
06:48, 09/05/2019

Hong Kong govt: Violence is harmful, won’t solve divisions Hong Kong’s government reiterated violence isn’t the solution after an unapproved march descended into chaos with police firing tear gas and water cannons after demonstrators lobbed Molotov cocktails, blocked traffic and set fires...
19:48, 09/15/2019

Lambda School's For-Profit Plan to Solve Student Debt The online institution offers a coding education in exchange for a share of post-graduation income. Does this tuition model benefit students—or investors?...
05:00, 08/26/2019

A New Way to Measure Cosmic Distance Could Help Solve a Frustrating Inconsistency About the Universe We can add yet another way to measure the universe’s expansion onto the pile of controversy that could perhaps be the most exciting story in cosmology today.Read more......
20:00, 09/12/2019

St. Louis Hopes $100,000 Reward Helps Solve 4 Child Killings At least a dozen children have been shot and killed since April, according to reports. Now, the authorities are hoping the money might help to resolve some of the cases....
07:32, 08/28/2019

How rejecting incremental innovation can solve trillion-dollar problems Former Google X exec Mo Gawdat shares how companies and nations can solve some of the world's biggest problems of today through radical innovation.Read More...
14:00, 08/29/2019

'Detective Pikachu' can't solve the riddle of live-action Pokemon Everything worth seeing in "Pokemon Detective Pikachu" neatly fits in the coming-attractions trailer, leaving a pretty numbing additional 100 minutes of sound and furry. Those deeply invested in the franchise will likely find bits to like, but in ter...
10:32, 05/09/2019

Genealogy site, DNA help solve decades-old murder of Mary Silvani RENO, Nev. — Forensic genealogists followed a trail built on decades-old DNA evidence to help identify a woman whose body was found near a Lake Tahoe hiking trail in 1982 and her killer who confessed to three other murders, investigators said Tuesday...
22:32, 05/07/2019

Can artificial intelligence in the energy sector help solve the climate crisis? Artificial intelligence conjures fears of job loss and privacy concerns — not to mention sci-fi dystopias. But machine learning can also help us save energy and make renewables better....
04:16, 05/14/2019

How quickly can AI solve a Rubik’s Cube? In less time than it took to you read this headline. This week, the University of California Irvine announced that an artificially intelligent system solved the puzzle in just over a second, besting the current human world record by more than two seconds....
13:48, 07/16/2019

Trump Suggests Homelessness Problem Began 2 Years Ago, and He Is Looking to Solve It The president said he “may intercede and do something to get that whole thing cleaned up,” though he did not elaborate on what actions he or the government might take....
12:00, 07/02/2019

Ancient Peruvian engineering could help solve modern water shortages Enlarge / Diversion canals channel water into earth-bottomed infiltration canals like this one, where water can begin to soak into the ground on its way to a pond or basin. (credit: Musuq Briceño, CONDESAN, 2012.) Rain seldom falls on the desert lo...
09:32, 06/24/2019

UN highlights need to solve growing burden of forcibly displaced Africans With 24.2 million Africans forced from their homes in 2017  ̶  4.6 million more than the previous year  ̶  the UN is hosting a three-day event at UN headquarters, focusing on finding durable solutions to the problem, which is a growing burden on the ...
12:32, 05/21/2019

"Removal Of Article 370 Will Solve All Problems Of Kashmir": Anupam Kher Article 370 grants special autonomous status to Jammu and Kashmir, while Article 35A, incorporated into the Constitution in 1954, provides special rights and privileges to the citizens of the state....
04:00, 05/28/2019

Volkswagen's Trying to Solve the Problem of Motion Sickness in Autonomous Cars Self-driving cars aren’t nearly as close as some automakers or tech companies would like the rest of the world to think, but, while we’re all thinking about them, we might as well also think about the consequences as well. Not danger, nor death, nor ...
14:16, 05/29/2019

Yankees solve Chris Sale to bury Red Sox deeper in AL East Aaron Boone’s penchant for focusing on the task at hand is so strong he might as well be wearing blinders. Ask the Yankees’ manager a question about what awaits his club in the future and he routes the answer to that day’s task. Yet, even though it c...
19:48, 05/31/2019

Crows can solve a tricky puzzle box by planning ahead and using tools New Caledonian crows are some of the cleverest birds — they can plan several steps ahead while using tools to get food out of a series of puzzle boxes...
10:00, 04/28/2019

Police seek smart doorbell networks to solve crimes Police departments across the U.S. are asking residents to register their security cameras so they can quickly request footage if an incident occurs nearby.       ...
21:16, 06/17/2019

Physics breakthrough should solve quantum computing’s dead cat problem A team of Yale researchers just blew the lid off one of quantum computing’s biggest problems: the unpredictability of qubits. In what’s being dubbed “a beautiful experiment,” the team discovered how to catch a simulated atom in mid “quantum jump,” an...
15:00, 06/03/2019

NASA's Parker solar probe may solve 500-year-old Sun mystery NASA's Parker Solar Probe is on its way to another close encounter with the sun, where investigators hope the spacecraft will solve a long-standing solar mystery: Why is the sun's outer atmosphere millions of degrees hot (Fahrenheit or Celsius), whil...
14:00, 06/07/2019

Solve Windows 10 Issues Automatically With the New 'Recommended Troubleshooting' Feature You should install the recent Windows 10 May 2019 update, if you haven’t already. The update has a cool new feature, Recommended Troubleshooting, that makes diagnosing and solving common PC issues much easier....
16:48, 06/10/2019

Boris Johnson: 'can-do spirit' can solve problem of Irish border Favourite to be PM compares Brexit to mission to put astronauts on moon in 1969Boris Johnson has put his faith in optimism to find technological solutions to prevent a hard Irish border if he becomes prime minister, as the DUP impressed on him the ne...
04:48, 07/22/2019

DNA, family tree help solve 52-year-old Seattle murder case Seattle police said Tuesday they have solved a murder from nearly 52 years ago with the help of DNA and a family tree — a method that has revolutionized cold-case investigations across the U.S. in the past year....
17:48, 05/07/2019

Postcards could be breakthrough needed to solve 35-year-old murder investigation The brutal murder of a woman who was killed after she dropped her children at school could be a step closer to being solved following a breakthrough in the case 35 years on....
13:16, 06/11/2019

Kosovo president sees Washington as key to solve conflict with Serbia The United States is key to settling the ongoing conflict between Kosovo and Serbia, Kosovo President Hashim Thaci said on Monday, pointing to the inability of major European countries to reach a unified position on the issue....
07:32, 04/29/2019

Globalization is waning, and a US-China trade deal won't solve that, strategist says Peak globalization has actually already come and gone, according to David Roche, president and global strategist at London-based Independent Strategy....
22:32, 04/29/2019

New Detective Game Has You Edit Your Computer's Files To Solve Puzzles In the new indie game File://maniac, there’s a killer on the loose. Your job is to hunt them down. But instead of sneaking through dialog trees or picking up clues, you’re opening folders and deleting files on your PC....
13:16, 05/03/2019

Explorer who found the Titanic wants to solve Amelia Earhart’s disappearance Robert Ballard, the oceanographer who found the Titanic in 1985, will begin to search for signs of Amelia Earhart, the pilot who disappeared from her attempted around-the-world flight more than 80 years ago....
14:16, 07/24/2019

BMW's Funny New Steering Wheel Might Solve One of the Many Problems with Self-Driving Cars The upcoming 2021 BMW iNext crossover isn’t just the future of BMW’s electric cars, it’s also meant to be the flagship for BMW’s self-driving system. Because of that, BMW claims it needs a funny-looking polygonal steering wheel....
22:16, 07/22/2019

Skidding Rangers can't solve Gonzales as Mariners roll, 7-3 Marco Gonzales recovered from a shaky start to throw seven strong innings, Austin Nola hit a three-run homer to put Seattle ahead for good, and the Mariners handed the Texas Rangers their eighth straight loss with a 7-3 victory    ...
01:32, 07/23/2019

Niti Aayog Urges Centre To Use Artificial Intelligence To Solve Problems Government thinktank Niti Aayog has asked central ministries and states to identify key projects where artificial intelligence could be adopted to resolve problems in areas like health, education and......
10:48, 05/15/2019

U.S. scientists join effort to solve mysterious vaping-related illnesses The U.S. investigation into hundreds of cases of life-threatening lung illnesses related to vaping has turned up a curious abnormality: Many of the victims had pockets of oil clogging up cells responsible for removing impurities in the lungs....
10:32, 09/20/2019

America's wackiest cell phone towers may be key to solve the 'ugly' 5G revolution Whether you are cruising down the Florida Panhandle, or taking the uninterrupted highways of Montana, there is nothing more American than... camouflaged cell phone towers. That's right, full incognito mode for the venerable equipment that delivers yo...
08:32, 06/10/2019

Venezuela's Guaido seeks U.S. Pentagon cooperation to solve political crisis Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido said on Saturday he has asked his envoy to the United States to meet with Pentagon officials to "cooperate" on a solution to the South American country's political crisis....
14:00, 05/11/2019

Tech billionaire donates $30 million to try to solve San Francisco’s homelessness issue Marc Benioff, the founder of Salesforce, is funding a five-year initiative with the University of California at San Francisco that aims to find new approaches to housing....
09:32, 05/02/2019

A tech billionaire donated $30 million to try to solve San Francisco’s homelessness problem Marc Benioff, billionaire founder of Salesforce, and his wife, Lynne, have donated $30 million to launch research into the root cause of homelessness and find ways to end it. The five-year initiative......
09:32, 05/02/2019

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

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

Baku boycott would solve Arsenal dilemma rather than leave a man behind | Barry Glendenning If Arsenal refused to contest Europa League showpiece they would generate headlines that may force Uefa into climbdownLeave no man behind. A code embraced by the US military, it refers to army policy of doing everything and anything possible to avoid...
14:32, 05/23/2019

Watch: 'Relentless with Kate Snow' shows families solve murders Oxygen Media announced Wednesday that its new series, "Relentless with Kate Snow," will premiere Oct. 4 at 8 p.m. Journalist Kate Snow will profile families finding the killers of their loved ones....
10:00, 09/12/2019

Black box could solve mystery of Boeing 737 crash landing in Jacksonville, Florida All 143 people aboard a Boeing 737 survived after the plane skidded off a runway into a river in Jacksonville, but pets might not have been as lucky.        ...
08:16, 05/05/2019

We are full of bright ideas to solve ecological problems. So let’s act on them | Chris Packham There is hope in the face of environmental crises. But we must all – farmers, citizens, politicians – embrace changeA new UN report is set to reveal that up to 1m species face extinction because of human actions. The loss of pollinating insects and o...
00:48, 05/06/2019

Lutron Teamed Up With Philips to Solve One of the Most Annoying Things About Smart Lights After living with smart lights—especially smart lights connected to a voice assistant—it’s hard to go back. However, one of the most annoying things about smart lights is when guests who aren’t familiar with your lighting system come over and start m...
10:32, 05/20/2019

"Hindutva Lite" Won't Solve Congress's Heartland Problems: Shashi Tharoor Asserting that the Congress has a duty to defend secular space, senior leader Shashi Tharoor on Sunday said the answer to the party's woes in Hindi heartland does not lie in "majority appeasement" or......
07:00, 09/08/2019

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

Watch: 'Relentless with Kate Snow' helps families solve murders Oxygen Media announced Wednesday that its new series, "Relentless with Kate Snow," will premiere Oct. 4 at 8 p.m. Journalist Kate Snow will assist families in finding the killers of their loved ones....
13:16, 09/11/2019

Seals with antennas on their heads helped scientists solve an Antarctic mystery A hole of open water, called a polynya, appeared in the winter ice of the Weddell Sea in Antarctica. It eventually grew to roughly twice the size of Vermont....
12:48, 06/11/2019

The mother challenging police and power to solve her daughter's murder | Dan Collyns When Carolina’s body was found on wasteland near Ecuador’s capital, her mother, Amanda, did not believe she died of natural causes. Her investigation has now led to a convictionAmanda* makes pastries to sell around the streets of Quito, she is not a ...
00:00, 06/20/2019

70% of people can't solve this brainteaser in under 3 minutes. How long does it take you to spot the eggplant in this photo? Courtesy of Galabingo GalaBingo created a summer-themed brainteaser, challenging people to find the eggplant hidden amongst a picture of sandals. Only 70% of people can find the eggplant in under three minutes, while four out of ten people give up ...
02:32, 08/14/2019

Hong Kong's Lam says hopes extradition bill's withdrawal will help solve crisis Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Thursday she hopes the formal withdrawal of a controversial extradition bill and other measures will help solve the city's political crisis....
00:16, 09/05/2019

Trump delays planned ICE raids to see if Congress can solve border crisis President Trump announced Saturday that a planned mass roundup of illegal immigrants by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is being delayed for two weeks, in the hope that a bipartisan solution to the border crisis can be reached....
18:00, 06/22/2019

There is no tech solution to solve Irish Brexit border issue- former UK official There is no technology solution that alone can solve the issue of the border between Northern Ireland and the Irish Republic in a no-deal Brexit scenario, the British official who was in charge of Brexit border preparations said on Wednesday....
03:00, 07/03/2019

Most Americans say low trust in federal government makes it difficult to solve problems A majority of Americans believes low trust in the federal government is a hurdle to solving problems, data from Pew Research Center revealed on Monday....
16:16, 07/23/2019

Here's how retailers and logistics firms can solve the multibillion-dollar returns issue This is a preview of The Reverse Logistics Report from Business Insider Intelligence. Current subscribers can read the report here. Business Insider Intelligence With e-commerce becoming a lucrative shopping channel, retailers and their logistics par...
02:48, 07/08/2019

Falling Trust in Government Makes It Harder to Solve Problems, Americans Say The report paints a dreary picture of trust in the U.S., particularly around government and the media, though a vast majority think that can improve....
11:00, 07/22/2019

$700K for an apartment? The cost to solve the homeless crisis is soaring in Los Angeles With thousands living on the streets, Los Angeles is spending lavishly to try to solve the problem. But, $320,000 a year for a toilet?        ...
19:00, 08/20/2019

Here's Every Democratic Presidential Candidate's Plan to Solve Student Loan Debt Student loan debt is poised to be a hot topic throughout the 2020 Presidential campaign season, especially with early moves from Democratic candidates Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders, who announced detailed plans right off the bat. But those are ...
10:16, 07/25/2019

China backs Pyongyang's efforts to solve Korea Peninsula issues, Xi says in op-ed Chinese President Xi Jinping said in an op-ed in North Korean state newspaper Rodong Sinmun on Wednesday that China supports North Korea's "correct direction" in resolving the issue of the Korean Peninsula politically....
20:32, 06/18/2019

St. Louis Hopes $100,000 Reward Helps Solve Child Shooting Deaths At least a dozen children have been shot and killed since April, according to reports. Now, the authorities are hoping the money might help to resolve some of the cases....
15:00, 08/27/2019

Buyout Won't Solve Saks Owner's Big Issue: Department Stores Are Dying Taking Hudson’s Bay private doesn’t change the fact that department stores like its Saks Fifth Avenue and Lord & Taylor have been losing share for years to discount chains, e-commerce companies and other upstarts....
06:48, 06/13/2019

China Backs Hong Kong Officials, but Leaves Protests for Them to Solve Officials in Beijing defended the Hong Kong government but failed to address demonstrators’ demands for more police accountability and greater democracy....
05:16, 07/29/2019

Trump: Dems could help solve border crisis in '15 minutes to an hour' with one WH meeting President Trump said Democrats could stop stonewalling over immigration and solve the issue with just a quick meeting, in remarks broadcast Sunday with ABC News’ "This Week" anchor George Stephanopoulos....
19:32, 06/16/2019

Bill Gates and Big Oil back company trying to solve climate change by sucking CO2 out of the air Carbon Engineering wants to address climate change by capturing and removing carbon dioxide straight from the air, but many question whether partnering with oil and gas companies is the right move....
07:16, 06/22/2019

Donald Trump Says Xi Jinping Can "Humanely Solve" Hong Kong Standoff US President Donald Trump on Wednesday said Xi Jinping can "humanely" resolve the violent standoff with protesters in Hong Kong and appeared to suggest meeting the Chinese leader....
09:32, 08/15/2019

Leonardo da Vinci's 'claw hand' injury may solve Mona Lisa 'mystery' New research suggests that Leonardo da Vinci suffered severe nerve damage to his right hand after fainting and falling. The injury may have impacted the famous artist’s painting skills in his late career, experts say....
12:32, 05/06/2019

Cameroon: Clear ‘window of opportunity’ to solve crises rooted in violence - Bachelet The UN human rights chief on Monday welcomed Cameroon’s willingness to cooperate over finding workable solutions to “major human rights and humanitarian crises”, caused by months of serious unrest and violence across the west and north of the country...
15:48, 05/06/2019

FIFA Asks I-League Clubs To Work With AIFF To Solve "Complex Issues" The I-League clubs wanted the AIFF to integrate them into the Indian Super League (ISL) step-by-step, starting with the 2019-20 season as per the joint report....
02:16, 08/08/2019

America is drowning in garbage. Meet the robots being put on duty to help solve the recycling crisis The U.S. is facing a recycling crisis that is burying cities and towns in tens of millions of tons of garbage a day. Companies and municipalities are turning to AI-assisted robots to help sort garbage in recycling plants and boost quality control....
10:16, 07/27/2019

Explorer Bob Ballard sets out to solve Amelia Earhart mystery for National Geographic Deep-sea explorer Bob Ballard, who in 1985 made headlines for his discovery of the remains of the Titanic, has announced plans to solve another of history's greatest mysteries: What happened to missing-in-action aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart....
22:32, 07/23/2019

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says increasing violence will not solve social issues Lam was speaking after another weekend of sometimes violent clashes in the former British colony, with police firing tear gas to disperse protesters in cat-and-mouse skirmishes, at times smashing windows and starting street fires....
21:01, 09/09/2019

Here's how one yellow sock helped solve a 28-year-old cold case murder Nearly 30 years after Denise Kulb was found dead, her former boyfriend — whose nickname is "Ted Bundy" — was arrested and charged with her murder.        ...
17:48, 09/04/2019

Teen helps solve decades-old cold case after finding car submerged in lake A 13-year-old boy discovered a car submerged in a Canadian lake last month — and in the process, helped cops close the cold case of a woman missing for nearly three decades. Max Werenka spotted what looked like a vehicle sitting beneath the surface o...
22:01, 09/08/2019

Introducing Forensic Finance, a podcast exploring how banks can help solve global issues Ever listened to This American Life, the mother of all storytelling podcasts? If not, you should. If yes, you know it’s a weekly podcast that runs about an hour per episode. It’s made by a team of about 20 people. I’ve always been impressed by the fr...
12:00, 08/26/2019

Tottenham and Liverpool fans urge Champions League sponsors to solve ticket row Tottenham and Liverpool fans have called on Uefa's leading Champions League sponsors to return a portion of their tickets for this year's Final and be reallocated to supporters of both clubs....
04:32, 05/16/2019

This ‘factory of factories’ helps hardware start-ups solve real problems in Kenya [NAIROBI] Esther Mwangi, a 2014 graduate of economics from Kenyatta University in Kenya who wanted to venture into entrepreneurship but had no clear path, started off selling solar panels in coastal parts of the country as she conducted market resear...
21:16, 07/09/2019

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says escalation of violence will not solve social issues Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday an escalation of violence cannot solve social issues in the Chinese-ruled city and that she deeply regrets foreign parliaments' interference in the financial hub's matters....
21:00, 09/09/2019

UN Youth envoy launches coding competition to help solve climate crisis and ‘Reboot the Earth’ Can young coders help solve the climate crisis? The UN’s Youth Envoy launched a global competition earlier this month, “Reboot The Earth”, in collaboration with the Office of Information & Communications Technology, to try and answer that question, f...
13:16, 07/22/2019

Vatican begins examination of bones found in cemetery in a bid to solve mysterious disappearance of girl The Vatican is making yet another effort to solve the mystery of the 1983 disappearance of the 15-year-old daughter of a Vatican employee after bones were found at a Vatican City cemetery last week....
08:32, 07/20/2019

Xi firmly backs Pyongyang's effort to solve Korea Peninsula issues: Rodong Sinmun Chinese President Xi Jinping said in an op-ed in North Korean state newspaper Rodong Sinmun on Wednesday that China supports North Korea's "correct direction" in politically resolving issues on the Korean Peninsula....
19:48, 06/18/2019

Xena's Lucy Lawless on Returning to TV to Solve Murder and Her Desire to Pick Up the Chakram One Last Time At 51 years old, Lucy Lawless is finally taking charge behind the scenes. After years of playing formidable characters in everything from Battlestar Galactic and Parks and Recreation, the Xena:......
11:16, 08/05/2019

DNA, genetic genealogy help solve Indiana State University student's cold case murder DNA and genetic genealogy have solved the cold case murder a 19-year-old woman on the campus Indiana State University nearly 47 years ago, police said Monday....
15:16, 05/06/2019

Boris Johnson news LIVE: PM tells EU to scrap 'anti-democratic' backstop and 'move quickly' on new Brexit plans Boris Johnson told EU leaders the so-called Irish backstop cannot form part of a Brexit withdrawal agreement, in a fresh appeal to Donald Tusk to scrap it....
23:16, 08/19/2019

Intel’s Naveen Rao thinks AI will transform health, solve world hunger, and support space travel During a discussion at Amazon's re:MARS conference, Intel's Naveen Rao spoke about machine learning's rapid progress and the fields it might transform.Read More...
18:48, 06/05/2019

Xi says China backs North Korean efforts to solve Korea Peninsula issue: Rodong Sinmun Chinese President Xi Jinping said in an op-ed in North Korean state newspaper Rodong Sinmun on Wednesday that China supports North Korea's "correct direction" in resolving the issue of the Korean Peninsula politically....
18:32, 06/18/2019

Expert says Vatican space holds bones of dozens amid bid to solve girl’s 1983 disappearance A genetics expert hired by the family of a 15-year-old girl who disappeared in 1983 said Saturday that an underground space near a Vatican cemetery holds thousands of "adult and non-adult" bones that appear to be from dozens of individuals....
17:32, 07/20/2019

Arsenal hope short-term fixes can solve long-term issues "Arsenal need to return to the Champions League and to do so they have made some short-term fixes. It was exactly the right decision, writes Marcus Foley."...
15:16, 08/09/2019

THE VOICE APPS REPORT: The top issues with voice discoverability, monetization, and retention — and how to solve them BI Intelligence This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. The voice app ecosystem is booming. In the US, the ...
17:48, 05/03/2019

Facebook founds AI Language Research Consortium to solve challenges in natural language processing Facebook's newly launched AI Language Research Consortium will seek to solve challenges in NLP, including representation learning and content understanding.Read More...
15:32, 08/28/2019

Dems expand housing assistance to middle-income earners to solve housing crisis Across the U.S., Democratic officials are putting forth proposals to expanding subsidies to middle-class families – some with six-figure incomes – in a bid to make housing more affordable....
04:00, 04/30/2019

See Scott Disick's Flip It Like Disick Team Clash Over How to Solve a $220K Drainage Problem The Flip It Like Disick team has a $220,000 problem on their hands. In this exclusive clip from Sunday's all-new episode, Willa Ford meets with Benny Luciano and Miki Mor to discuss......
09:48, 09/11/2019

‘It’s Time Africa Had Its Own Harvard.’ Inside a University Training African Leaders to Solve African Problems With its modernist buildings, spacious grounds and airy cafeteria packed with young adults slinging backpacks while scrolling through their Instagram feeds, the African Leadership University on the Indian Ocean island of Mauritius looks much like any...
15:32, 06/11/2019

To solve 'goose poop' problem, Denver plans to kill the birds and use the meat to feed needy families The city of Denver plans to catch and kill thousands of Canada geese and donate the meat to charitable organizations.        ...
21:48, 07/03/2019

Wind power windfall: crown estate to sell offshore windfarm rights Treasury in line for millions as auction starts for seabed leases on sites able to supply 6m homesThe crown estate has opened the first leasing round for offshore windfarms in a decade to usher in a new generation of wind projects expected to eventua...
05:02, 09/19/2019

In photos: Highlights from the week in Washington, D.C., for September 16, 2019 Ivanka Trump leads a workforce advisory board meeting at the Boys & Girls Club; Vice President Mike Pence greets newly naturalized U.S. citizens; and President Donald Trump's former campaign manager testifies in Congress, among the highlights of the ...
05:02, 09/19/2019

Combination therapy shows promise against fast-growing lung cancer A trio of mTOR, IGF1R, and MEK inhibiting compounds shrunk lung tumors in mice and cancer cells in humans caused by a mutation in the KRAS gene, suggesting a new treatment method for adenocarcinomas....
05:32, 09/19/2019

Sick and elderly: Some EU nationals struggle to prove UK residency ahead of Brexit Sonja Brain, 84, is losing her sight and bed-bound in hospital after a cancerous tumor was removed from her spine. But she has another problem: proving she has the right to stay in the United Kingdom after Brexit....
05:32, 09/19/2019

Trevor Noah Is Skeptical About War in Iran, Even if Saudis Are Good Customers Presidential praise for the Saudis had Noah imagining a “Braveheart” scene: “Why do we fight? Not for our wives, not for our children. No, because they pay cash!”...
05:32, 09/19/2019

The Londoner: Adonis's fight to stand in Vauxhall In today's diary: Adonis's fight to stand in Vauxhall | Leave hero Jacob wins lying down | Baroness Hale's life has been imortalised in print | Neneh Cherry's hand-picked talents blossom in the woods...
06:32, 09/19/2019

Texas Hit by ‘Catastrophic Flooding’ From Imelda; Hundreds in Need of Rescue Areas that were battered by Hurricane Harvey in 2017 were again being pounded by up to 35 inches of rain, shutting highways, forcing chaotic evacuations and leaving residents stranded....
06:32, 09/19/2019

EU sees no Brexit proposal deadline, but sees summit "milestone" The European Commission has no firm deadline for when Britain should make a formal proposal to break the deadlock over Brexit, but says it should be presented before a "milestone" EU summit on Oct. 17-18....
06:32, 09/19/2019

How Do You Fix … All of It? A group of leaders in business, politics and academia gathered to try to solve problems from student debt to carbon emissions. Here are their recommendations....
06:32, 09/19/2019

Trump's Attacks on the Homeless Are Getting More and More Unhinged President Donald Trump ramped up his attacks on both homeless people and the state of California on Wednesday. He told reporters that homeless people in San Francisco are polluting the ocean with used needles. He also said that the Environmental Prot...
06:33, 09/19/2019

|ChristoWiese'splanforVirginActiveowner:Getridofbosses,assets South African businessman Christo Wiese is part of a shareholder group proposing investment company Brait SE raise R3 billion in a share sale and dispose of all assets except gym-chain Virgin Active....
06:33, 09/19/2019

No future, no children: Teens refusing to have kids until there's action on climate change Canadian Emma Lim is pledgeing #NoFutureNoChildren until her government takes serious action against climate change. And it's cathcing on globally.        ...
07:00, 09/19/2019

5-year-old girl was abducted from playground, NJ police say The FBI is now involved in a search for a man who may have taken the girl to a van and driven away from the park in Bridgeton, New Jersey.        ...
07:00, 09/19/2019

Suspect, 18, held in murder of New York teen who was fatally stabbed while students recorded attack: cops An 18-year-old man from New York's Long Island was arrested Wednesday and charged in the murder of a 16-year-old student who was stabbed outside a pizza shop earlier this week....
07:00, 09/19/2019

In diverse Toronto, the Raptors’ sports hijab is hailed as a win for inclusivity The head coverings, worn in public by some Muslim women, have not always been accepted by major sports organizations. Now, they are being marketed and sold by the Raptors and Nike as part of an inclusive initiative inspired by Muslim women basketball...
07:00, 09/19/2019

Iran warns of ‘all-out war’ if US retaliates in wake of Saudi oil facility bombings Iran is warning Thursday that an "all-out war” could break out if any country attacks it following weekend bombings of Saudi Arabia’s oil facilities that the U.S. believes Tehran orchestrated....
07:00, 09/19/2019

The biggest surprises and disappointments of the 2019 MLB season We knew the Yankees would hit a lot of home runs, but not DJ LeMahieu and Gio Urshela. The Phillies spent big but didn't cash in. Here are the top overachievers and the worst flops....
07:32, 09/19/2019

| Sri Lanka to go ahead with Pakistan tour despite terror fears Sri Lanka's cricket board Thursday said it will go ahead with its tour of Pakistan despite fears that players could be the targets of terror attacks....
08:00, 09/19/2019

Create new skills for your Amazon Alexa with these 10 courses There are currently more than 100 million devices worldwide running Amazon’s ubiquitous Alexa home assistant software. And if you’re like millions of other Alexa owners, you’ve probably stared and the glowing blue ring and thought, “I wonder what els...
08:00, 09/19/2019

Turns out smartphones aren't making millennials grow horns after all Demonizing smartphones and millennials is a favorite past time among certain segments of the population, and earlier this year there was an excellent opportunity for both when a science journal published a dubious article claiming that using smartpho...
08:00, 09/19/2019

Democrats' drug pricing proposal 'dead on arrival' in Senate: leading Republican The second most powerful Republican in the U.S. Senate on Thursday said that a Democratic plan on drug pricing would not survive in the Republican-dominated chamber, calling it "heavy-handed."...
08:48, 09/19/2019

U.S. Democratic Party donor Ed Buck charged with running drug den Prominent California Democratic Party donor Edward Buck has been charged with operating a drug den after injecting a man with methamphetamine in his West Hollywood home where two other men previously died of apparent overdoses, prosecutors said....
08:48, 09/19/2019

60 second interview: Sam Horsfall Paul Wheeler talks to Sam Horsfall, a man who likes everything to be just perfect The post 60 second interview: Sam Horsfall appeared first on Boxing News....
08:48, 09/19/2019

AOC fighting to block massive ‘Walmart of Liquor’ from her Queens district Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is fighting to block a massive booze retail store that critics call the “Walmart of Liquor” from opening on her turf in College Point, Queens. The firebrand freshman congresswoman, whose opposition helped scare Amazon aw...
09:17, 09/19/2019

Authorities Consider Taking Legal Action Against Facebook Over Storm Area 51 Event No one is sure what will happen later this week in Rachel, Nevada—the location of a planned Aliengate festival that evolved out of a viral Facebook event—but local authorities are already considering taking legal action to cover $250,000 the county p...
09:17, 09/19/2019

Marquez warns Moto2 precedent set at Misano could hit MotoGP MotoGP championship leader Marc Marquez has warned race direction about the precedent set by the decision not to penalise Misano Moto2 race winner Augusto Fernandez...
09:48, 09/19/2019

Hamilton, Grosjean: Remarkable Kubica F1 comeback an inspiration Robert Kubica's short-lived Formula 1 comeback has been hailed as "remarkable" and an "inspiration" by Lewis Hamilton and Romain Grosjean, following the announcement he will leave Williams after 2019...
09:48, 09/19/2019

Zelda: Link’s Awakening review: This beach adventure looks 2019, feels 1993 Enlarge / Welcome back to Koholint Island, the world of Link's Awakening, newly reborn as a lively, plasticky world of toys. (credit: Nintendo) What can you expect from an official remake of a Nintendo classic? For nearly three decades, the answer ...
10:16, 09/19/2019

Imelda Hits Texas With ‘Dire’ Flooding, Bringing Echoes of Harvey Places battered by Hurricane Harvey in 2017 were being pounded again. The Beaumont area was drenched with up to 35 inches of rain, forcing chaotic evacuations and leaving residents stranded....
10:49, 09/19/2019

Producer Brian Grazer Wants You to Be More Curious About Other People Brian Grazer likes to tell the story about the time he didn’t meet Vladimir Putin. Not meeting Putin is a story nearly all of us could tell, but Grazer came closer than most, right into the ante-room of the Russian President’s office, in ...
10:49, 09/19/2019

Israelis Are Contending With the Prospect of a Third Poll Just Days After Voting JERUSALEM (AP) — Israelis were contending with the prospect of a third election on Thursday, two days after an unprecedented repeat election left the country’s two main political parties deadlocked, with neither Prime Minister Benjamin Ne...
10:49, 09/19/2019

Labour rubbishes claims it wants to restore 1917 party constitution Labour has tried to head off a bitter battle over its constitution by rubbishing claims it wants to re-write the totemic section that marked the party's split from socialism under Tony Blair....
11:16, 09/19/2019

Finally, the first day of fall! Monday is the autumn equinox and here's what that actually means Put away the flip-flops and break out the leggings: The first day of fall is Sept. 23, 2019. But don't turn the clocks back quite yet.        ...
11:16, 09/19/2019

Huawei talks up own apps with Mate 30 challenge to Apple, Samsung Huawei [HWT.UL] unveiled its new smartphones to challenge Apple's iPhone 11 on Thursday, talking up slick design and best-in-class features while playing down concerns about the lack of access to Google's popular apps....
11:17, 09/19/2019

The number of vaping-related illnesses increased to 530, CDC says There have been 530 confirmed and probable cases of lung injury related to e-cigarettes as of September 17, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday. That's 150 more than had been reported on September 11. There have been cases...
11:48, 09/19/2019

OECD projects slowest economic growth since the recession The global economy is expected to grow by 2.9 percent in 2019 and 3 percent in 2020, the weakest growth in a decade, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development reported Thursday....
11:48, 09/19/2019

Daily on Energy: Automakers caught in tug-of-war between Trump and California Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
11:48, 09/19/2019

Woman burning love letters from ex accidentally starts apartment fire Authorities in Nebraska said firefighters responded to the third floor of an apartment building to put out a blaze caused by a woman burning love letters from a former lover....
11:48, 09/19/2019

Jerry Nadler tells Eric Garner’s mom that the ‘system failed you’ “I say to you that the criminal justice system, and the justice system failed you, your son, and your entire family,” Nadler (D-NY), the committee chairman, told Carr....
11:48, 09/19/2019

Exxon shutting Beaumont, Texas refinery due to flooding: sources Exxon Mobil Corp began shutting its 369,024 barrel-per-day (bpd) crude oil refinery in Beaumont, Texas, on Thursday morning because of flooding from Tropical Storm Imelda, sources familiar with plant operations said....
11:48, 09/19/2019

Vessel traffic halted on Beaumont, Texas Ship Channel: U.S. Coast Guard Ship pilots stopped moving vessels along the Beaumont, Texas, Ship Channel due to severe weather caused by Tropical Storm Imelda, said the U.S. Coast Guard on Thursday....
11:48, 09/19/2019

Global climate strike: how you can get involved Millions will take to the streets in global climate crisis protests from 20 to 27 SeptemberClimate strikes: are you taking part in Friday’s protests?The global climate strike kicks off on Friday and will ripple across the world in more than 4,000 loc...
12:16, 09/19/2019

'We declare our support for Extinction Rebellion': an open letter from Australia's academics Leading academics from around the country say it is their moral duty to rebel to ‘defend life itself’ We the undersigned represent diverse academic disciplines, and the views expressed here are those of the signatories and not their universities. Whi...
12:16, 09/19/2019

U.S. cases of vaping-related illness rise to 530 as outbreak widens U.S. health officials said on Thursday there are now 530 confirmed and probable cases and seven deaths from severe lung-related illnesses tied to vaping, and there are no signs that the outbreak is easing....
12:16, 09/19/2019

Mystics' Delle Donne wins second MVP Washington Mystics forward-guard Elena Delle Donne is the 2019 WNBA Most Valuable Player, making her the first player to win the league's top individual honor with two different teams....
12:48, 09/19/2019

Skillprint studies how you play games to unlock your hidden skills Play games, unlock your inner superpowers, and win at life. That’s the idea behind Skillprint, a startup that uses advanced analytics to study how you play games and uses that information to discern your personality and what kind of jobs might ...
12:48, 09/19/2019

Man accused of killing Rikers guard planted GPS device on her car: DA A man accused of gunning down his corrections officer ex-gal pal planted a GPS device on her car to track her in the days before her death, Brooklyn prosecutors said Thursday. Keon Richmond, 37, is accused of pumping five rounds into Alastasia Bryan,...
12:48, 09/19/2019

This is almost certainly not what Denisovans looked like A team has used DNA from an ancient fingerbone to predict what our extinct cousins the Denisovans looked like but the method is unlikely to be accurate...
12:48, 09/19/2019

Rhode Island woman’s blood turns black after using over-the-counter medication for toothache A Rhode Island woman’s blood turned a black-blue color — a sign of a potentially deadly blood condition —  after she took a common over-the-counter medication to relieve a toothache....
13:16, 09/19/2019

Forget the marshmallow test; this could be the real secret to kids’ future success Enlarge / For decades, Walter Mischel's "marshmallow test" was viewed as a key predictor for children's future success, but reality is a bit more nuanced. (credit: Igniter Media) Kindergarten children whose teachers rate them as being highly inatte...
13:48, 09/19/2019

MLB Is Investigating Domingo Germán Under League's Domestic Violence Policy [Updates] New York Yankees pitcher Domingo Germán has been placed on paid administrative leave, MLB said in a statement this afternoon, as the league investigates the 27-year-old starter under their domestic violence policy. Germán’s leave could last up to sev...
13:48, 09/19/2019

Meet the Sunnyside Cast, One of the Most Diverse Groups on TV Sunnyside, NBC's new comedy co-created by and starring Kal Penn, assembled one of the most diverse casts on television...maybe ever. The new series, named after and set in New York......
14:16, 09/19/2019

Why Jennifer Lawrence Was Always Going to End Up With an Unfamous Guy "I think that people think that we already are friends because I am famous and they feel like they already know me--but I don't know them. I have to protect my bubble, like, 'I have a......
14:16, 09/19/2019

Boxing News at Five: Wilder says he will “pop open” Fury’s cut when they fight, Garcia ends tiff with Golden Boy to sign new contract Deontay Wilder is going to target Tyson Fury's right eye when they fight next year, and Ryan Garcia and Golden Boy Promotions kiss and make up The post Boxing News at Five: Wilder says he will “pop open” Fury’s cut when they fight, Garcia ends tiff w...
14:16, 09/19/2019

It’s tall, it’s tough, it’s too hot to touch: President Trump has just the wall for you Trump hawked a massive stretch of border fence as a feat of innovation and ingenuity — the physical manifestation, for now only in partial form, of his signature campaign promise....
14:16, 09/19/2019

Smartphones won’t make millennials sprout horns: Shamed scientists Smartphones might lead to an increased risk of anxiety, obesity or your vehicle becoming engulfed in flames — but they won’t make you grow horns. A much-shared 2018 study which claimed that poor posture caused by smartphone and tablet use may b...
14:49, 09/19/2019

Jerry strengthens into a hurricane, eyes Puerto Rico and Bermuda Tropical Storm Jerry strengthened into a hurricane Thursday morning and is expected to pass north of Puerto Rico on Saturday and east of the Bahamas on Sunday, before taking aim at an already storm-sacked Bermuda early next week. ...
15:17, 09/19/2019

Pak Behind Fake Accounts Of Top Officers On Twitter, Says Army: Report The Indian Army and other security agencies are taking strict action against the fake Twitter handles of senior Indian military leadership created by Pakistani agencies to spread misinformation about......
15:17, 09/19/2019

He Captured a Clandestine Gay Culture Amid the Derelict Piers Alvin Baltrop’s photographs of the abandoned Hudson River piers and the people who populated them in the 1970s and ’80s have been all but ignored. Until now....
15:48, 09/19/2019

Iran's Top Diplomat Warns of 'All-Out War' if His Country Is Attacked Iran’s top diplomat said a military strike by the U.S. or Saudi Arabia against his country would result in “an all-out war,” a day after Riyadh accused Tehran of orchestrating debilitating attacks on its oil infrastructure and raised the prospect of ...
15:48, 09/19/2019

UK has until end of this month to come up with a Brexit proposal or 'it's over,' EU leaders say The U.K. has until September 30 to make written proposals to replace the controversial Irish backstop or its relationship with the EU is over, the leaders of France and Finland agreed Wednesday....
15:48, 09/19/2019

The Area 51 event this weekend shows that marketers can make a killing on the absurd The supposed raid of Area 51 is finally nearing after months of build up. While those who attend on Friday, September 20 may not get the answers they seek, the brands that have capitalized on this internet phenomenon are getting tons of exposure by m...
16:48, 09/19/2019

1 dead, 1 critically injured after small plane crashes into a roof in California One person has died and another is in critical condition after a small plane crashed into a building roof in Southern California on Thursday, officials said....
16:48, 09/19/2019

Attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities was 'sophisticated,' Pentagon says The Pentagon on Thursday said the recent attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities were "sophisticated" and represented a "dramatic escalation" in tensions within the region....
16:48, 09/19/2019

Ron Rivera walks out of press conference after Cam Newton injury questions Ron Rivera was fed up. The Carolina Panthers head coach walked out of his press conference Thursday after roughly two and a half minutes of being peppered with questions about injured quarterback Cam Newton’s status for Sunday’s game agai...
16:48, 09/19/2019

Amazon Orders 100,000 Electric Delivery Vans as Part of Efforts To Reduce Emissions (NEW YORK) — Amazon, which delivers more than 10 billion items a year on fuel-guzzling planes, vans and trucks, vowed Thursday to cut the amount of damage it does to the environment and report its greenhouse gas emissions regularly. The online ...
17:16, 09/19/2019

South Sudan Oil Consortium Funded Militias Accused of Atrocities, Report Says The report by a watchdog group linked Dar Petroleum Operating Company to the president and outlined other major players it said were complicit in violence and corruption....
17:17, 09/19/2019

Colt halts production of AR-15, citing 'adequate supply' for consumers AR-15 manufacturer Colt confirmed Thursday that it will halt the production of rifles, saying the consumer market has "experienced significant excess manufacturing capacity."...
17:48, 09/19/2019

EPA chief Andrew Wheeler says divisive 'transparency' rule will move ahead next year Environmental Protection Agency chief Andrew Wheeler told lawmakers Thursday the agency plans to implement a controversial transparency rule that critics say could limit available science....
17:48, 09/19/2019

PGA Championship: Matt Wallace takes first-day lead as Rory McIlroy struggles • Englishman’s 65 is one ahead of Henrik Stenson• Rory McIlroy in danger of missing cut after late errorsThe BMW PGA Championship has been good to English golfers since the arrival of the current sponsors in 2005. David Howell, Paul Casey, Simon Khan...
17:48, 09/19/2019

The wearable LEX chair lets you sit where you want – but will it catch on? A pair of aluminium legs that you strap to your bum could be the solution for people who find there are not enough chairs in the world. As long as they don’t mind looking ridiculousOn Wednesday night, the Tech Insider Twitter account made a simple st...
17:48, 09/19/2019

Trudeau vows to continue campaign amid blackface scandal Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau vowed to continue his re-election campaign and asked for forgiveness on Thursday after pictures of him in blackface emerged less than five weeks before the national vote....
17:48, 09/19/2019

Letter detailing civilian presence failed to prevent deadly Afghan drone strike Twelve days ahead of the pine-nut harvest season, the governor of Afghanistan's eastern Nangarhar province received a letter from village elders in the Wazir Tangi area about their plans to recruit 200 laborers and children to pluck the dry fruit....
17:48, 09/19/2019

What Fall Style Move Are You Most Excited to Pull Off This Season? Fall is the best time of year to add some fire to your fits, so we asked GQ editors about the style moves their most excited to pull off this season....
17:48, 09/19/2019

Study finds hub linking movement and motivation in the brain Our everyday lives rely on planned movement through the environment to achieve goals. A new study by MIT neuroscientists at the Picower Institute for Learning and Memory at MIT identifies a well-connected brain region as a crucial link between circui...
18:16, 09/19/2019

Key quarterback injuries have reshaped the top of the NFL just 2 weeks into the 2019 season AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill A slew of quarterback injuries has changed the landscape of the NFL just two weeks into the season. The Saints, Steelers, Jets, and Jaguars are all attempting to weather the storm without their starter, relying on backups to...
18:16, 09/19/2019

Save $260 on a KitchenAid stand mixer and $200 on Beats by Dre headphones — plus 6 other deals happening now Alyssa Powell/Business Insider We rounded up the eight best sales and deals happening online today, with savings on KitchenAid stand mixers, Beats by Dre headphones, and outdoor gear and apparel at Moosejaw and L.L.Bean. Deals in this article are sub...
18:16, 09/19/2019

Gigabyte’s AERO 17 is a powerhouse for gaming, streaming and everyday use For a long time, buying a laptop has been about making compromises. If they’re big and powerful then they’re often heavy, noisy and have poor battery life. If they’re thin and light, then they’re often lacking in power. Bu...
19:00, 09/19/2019

iOS 13 release date, features and everything you need to know iOS 13 is here, and right now you don't have time to pore through each and every new feature... you just want to grab it and you can do that with our easy how to download iOS 13 guide (unless you're buying an iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro, in...
19:00, 09/19/2019

California lawmaker says it’s 'incomprehensible' that 'racist sexual predator' Ed Buck roamed free Rep. Karen Bass, D-Calif., said Wednesday that it was “incomprehensible” that authorities took so long to arrest Democratic megadonor Ed Buck on charges of causing a drug overdose....
19:00, 09/19/2019

MIT's female staff members express outrage over Epstein donations in letter More than 60 faculty members called the donations ‘profoundly disturbing’ in a signed letter to the university’s presidentA letter signed by more than 60 of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s (MIT) leading female faculty members outraged ove...
19:48, 09/19/2019

Sackler family members 'may be unwilling' to contribute to opioids settlement Oxycontin-maker Purdue Pharma claims family may be unable to contribute billions to settlement if lawsuits are allowed to proceedOxyContin-maker Purdue Pharma has warned a bankruptcy court that the Sackler family members who own the company “may be u...
19:48, 09/19/2019

Man who sought beer money with 'College GameDay' sign has raised $225,000 for children's hospital Carson King held up a sign on ESPN asking for beer money before Iowa State hosted Iowa. In response, he has raised $225,000 for children's hospital.       ...
19:50, 09/19/2019

Trump says he had a 'nice' meeting with Facebook CEO Zuckerberg President Donald Trump said in a tweet that he had a "nice meeting" with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday and he included a picture of him shaking hands with Zuckerberg in the Oval Office....
19:51, 09/19/2019

TRIWA Turned Illegal Guns Into Beautiful Watches The Humanium Metal that forms TRIWA’s latest watch collection cases is more than a painstakingly crafted blend of fine Swiss steel. It carries ghosts of humanity’s past. It contributes to righting humanity’s future....
19:51, 09/19/2019

4 Your Health: Cancer cases may stem from drinking tap water (NBC News)- Federal health officials say they are leaving no stone unturned while investigating the cause of the recent vaping-related illnesses. According to the CDC, there are at least 530 confirmed and highly probably cases in 38 states. Eight dea...
19:51, 09/19/2019

Wirecutter's best deals: Save $130 on Beats Solo3 Bluetooth headphones This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read Wirecutter's continuously updated list of deals h...
20:48, 09/19/2019

Lyft's app shows bike lanes to help riders find smoother routes Just because you can ride a bike somewhere doesn't mean you want to -- many cyclists can tell tales of braving streets that are downright dangerous to two-wheelers. You might not need an intuitive knowledge of where to ride after today, at least...
20:48, 09/19/2019

Pop's need for speed: 'You have to drop new stuff constantly' Pop stars are under pressure to produce a continuous stream of new music, with many releasing two albums a year. What’s behind the explosive pace?The music industry in 2019, says Foals frontman Yannis Philippakis, could be compared to a Pez dispenser...
20:49, 09/19/2019

Showdown preview: The 2019 BSB season so far "Ahead of the final three rounds and The Showdown, we take a look back at what has been an action-packed 2019 season in Bennetts British Superbikes."...
20:49, 09/19/2019

watchOS 6 to Release Today: How to Download and Install watchOS 6 is expected to debut shortly after the release of iOS 13 in India. Here's how you can download the latest watchOS update on your Apple Watch....
20:49, 09/19/2019

Oh shit, Beyoncé finally got a wax figure that actually looks like her What an auspicious day for Beyoncé fans and celebrity wax image enthusiasts alike. The wait was long, difficult, and sometimes downright infuriating. But here we are, witnessing history as Madame Tussauds London welcomes their latest edition, Beyoncé...
20:50, 09/19/2019

Justin Trudeau speaks after racist photo Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will speak after a photo of him wearing brownface when he was a school teacher in 2001 surfaced. Follow here for the latest...
21:33, 09/19/2019

Social media site Tsu set to return Social media platform Tsu, which disrupted the industry by paying its content creators, has been acquired by investors, with the intention of re-launching the platform....
21:33, 09/19/2019

Jon Bostic is the voice of a Redskins defense scrambling for answers Washington's linebacker is responsible for making defensive play calls and pre-snap adjustments. Linguistics experts say his voice is up to the task....
22:00, 09/19/2019

BJP's Chinmayanand, Accused Of Rape By UP Law Student, Arrested BJP's Chinmayanand, accused of rape by a law student, has been arrested, five days after the woman detailed what she said was a year of sexual assault and blackmail before a court....
22:00, 09/19/2019

Another 26/11 And Will Take Military Action, Manmohan Singh Told Ex-UK PM Former British premier David Cameron released his memoirs on Thursday, in which he speaks of getting on well with "saintly" former Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, who even confided in him about......
22:00, 09/19/2019

Florida mom busted for leaving child in car to work at strip club A Florida mom was busted this week for leaving her 3-year-old daughter alone in a car for hours while she worked at a strip club, police said. Manouchika Daniels, 23, was charged with child neglect for the Tuesday incident, according to cops. Police ...
22:32, 09/19/2019

Ex-NBA superstar Kobe Bryant scores points as an investor by preaching patience Retired NBA superstar Kobe Bryant is now a partner at Bryant Stibel, an investment firm with more than $2 billion under management.       ...
22:32, 09/19/2019

Volkswagen, Porsche To Recall Around 227,000 cars Over Airbag, Seatbelt Issues The newspaper said the Tiguan, Sharan and CC models built in 2015 as well as Porsche 911, Boxter, Cayman und Panamera models from 2015 and 2016. It cited Germany's KBA federal motor authority as......
22:32, 09/19/2019

BMW should buy Jaguar Land Rover, Bernstein analysts say Jaguar Land Rover could lower operating and other costs substantially under the wing of a cash-rich bigger partner such as BMW, a Bernstein research note said....
00:17, 09/20/2019

Low-tech fad: Going to the movie theater You can store all your music on your phone or laptop, and yet vinyl records are hip. As Gillette and Schick are adding blades and fins and strips to their razors, 20-somethings are opting for old-school "safety" razors or even straight razors. Typewr...
00:48, 09/20/2019

Tropical Depression Imelda Has Dumped More Than 40 Inches of Rain on the Texas Gulf Coast Tropical Depression Imelda might not have the same ring as Hurricane Imelda, but the impacts of the storm are for real. The National Weather Service has issued a civil emergency warning as a flooding crisis unfolds in the region rocked by Harvey’s hi...
01:16, 09/20/2019

China's cuts new one-year lending benchmark rate marginally China cut its new one-year benchmark lending rate for the second month in a row on Friday, to 4.20%, as the central bank seeks to guide borrowing costs lower for an economy hit by the Sino-U.S. trade war....
01:16, 09/20/2019

Brexit news latest: Stephen Barclay heads to Brussels for talks as Jean-Claude Juncker raises hopes of deal Stephen Barclay is to meet the EU's chief negotiator in Brussels after Jean-Claude Juncker said a new Brexit deal could still be reached before the Halloween deadline....
02:00, 09/20/2019

Misha Nonoo wedding: Meghan Markle's best friend to marry Michael Hess in Italy The American-based designer - who reportedly first set up Meghan and Harry on a blind date - is set to marry oil tycoon Michael Hess this weekend in an elaborate ceremony in Italy...
02:00, 09/20/2019

‘Don't dress like Ally McBeal’: the new rules of women’s workwear Office culture has changed but no one has a clue about the dress code. Here’s your 2019 updateThe new workwear: 10 key pieces for 2019 Looking back, the late 20th century looks like an enviably straightforward place to live. There’s probably a touch ...
03:16, 09/20/2019

Global Climate Strike: Children In Australia, Pacific Islands Begin Rally Children in Australia and the Pacific Islands kicked off a millions-strong global climate strike Friday -- heeding the rallying cry of teen activist Greta Thunberg and demanding adults take action to......
03:16, 09/20/2019

Oceans Could Unleash Misery On Earth Due To Climate Change: UN Report Global warming and pollution caused by humanity's carbon-heavy footprint are ravaging Earth's oceans and icy regions in ways that could unleash misery on a global scale, a landmark UN report to be......
03:16, 09/20/2019

Skullcandy's Crusher ANC headphones vibrate with your bassiest tracks Skullcandy has announced a new version of its popular wireless Crusher headphones, which have been updated to include active noise cancelation and Skullcandy's patented Sensory Bass technology. According to the company, the Skullcandy Crush...
03:16, 09/20/2019

Rep. Ayanna Pressley Declines to Weigh in on Kennedy vs. Markey Primary Battle. ‘The Electorate Will Decide’ Massachusetts Rep. Ayanna Pressley has no plans to make an endorsement in the contested Senate primary in her home state, she said on Thursday. The Boston Globe reported Wednesday that Representative Joseph P. Kennedy III will formally announce this ...
04:32, 09/20/2019

Satoshi Nakaboto: ‘Bitcoin network shifted the equivalent of 412 tons of gold in one day’ Our robot colleague Satoshi Nakaboto writes about Bitcoin every fucking day. Welcome to another edition of Bitcoin Today, where I, Satoshi Nakaboto, tell you what’s been going on with Bitcoin in the past 24 hours. As Nightingale used to say: I got th...
04:33, 09/20/2019

Opinion: Jalen Ramsey's landing spots, Lamar Jackson's growth and Kirk Cousins' struggles Jalen Ramsey could be a key piece for a contender ... if one is willing to pay up to obtain the Jaguars' star cornerback.       ...
04:33, 09/20/2019

De Blasio donors agree to settle lobbying violation for $65K Three city developers agreed to pay $65,000 to settle claims that they violated a state lobbying law by donating to Mayor Bill de Blasio’s since-shuttered Campaign for One New York. The New York State Joint Commission on Public Ethics announced...
04:33, 09/20/2019

College mass shooter spared death penalty in North Carolina A gunman who killed two university students and wounded four in a mass shooting in North Carolina in April pleaded guilty to murder in a Charlotte court on Thursday, in a deal sparing him the death penalty, the Charlotte Observer and ABC News reporte...
05:00, 09/20/2019

Vivo’s V17 Pro has a retracting dual selfie camera The Vivo V17 Pro is one of the world's first with an elevating dual selfie camera. Other highlights include a quad rear camera and AI "beautifying" modes.Read More...
05:02, 09/20/2019

| Five killed in offensive on Rwandan warlord - DRC army A total of five people were killed in the offensive that eliminated a Rwandan Hutu rebel leader in DRC who was wanted by the International Criminal Court for war crimes, the Congolese army says....
05:02, 09/20/2019

Disney Plus and Apple streaming services won't change Netflix strategy, says CEO Netflix CEO Reed Hastings has spoken out about the incoming threat of Disney Plus and Apple TV Plus – with both competing TV streaming services set to launch in November 2019.Speaking at a conference hosted by the Royal Television Society ...
05:32, 09/20/2019

Amazon Echo vs Echo Plus: which Alexa speaker is the one for you? So you’ve decided that you want a smart speaker. You’ve ruled out the Apple HomePod and its sometimes-sketchy Siri voice companion, and have decided Google already knows enough about you before inviting a Google Home Hub into your castl...
05:32, 09/20/2019

Blumarine says elegance comes in kindness at Milan show With a blooming rose catwalk, Italian fashion designer Anna Molinari dedicated her latest collection for label Blumarine to kindness on Friday, a virtue she said seemed "to belong to a time past"....
05:33, 09/20/2019

Borderlands 3 Patch Removes Screaming From Boss Who Screamed Too Much Borderlands 3 is fun, but it’s had some problems since launch. It takes an absolute lifetime to boot up and occasionally hangs during simple actions like opening the menu. This morning, developer Gearbox pushed out a hot fix that deals with the most ...
05:33, 09/20/2019

Wall St Week Ahead-Fund managers gird for long trade war after FedEx slide A profit warning and muted outlook from package delivery company FedEx Corp is prompting some high-profile fund managers to prepare for the trade war between the United States and China to last longer than many had originally anticipated....
06:00, 09/20/2019

BJP-JDU Alliance Will Win Over 200 Seats In Bihar Election: Nitish Kumar Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today predicted a landslide victory for the NDA in the assembly polls due next year, and asserted that those trying to create a rift between his party Janata Dal......
06:00, 09/20/2019

Rossi fears Laguna Seca qualifying with decide IndyCar title Alexander Rossi says qualifying for this weekend's IndyCar double-points season finale will be "critical" as overtaking at the series' return to Laguna Seca is expected to be tough...
06:00, 09/20/2019

Ed Buck Faces Federal Drug Charge in Death of Man in His Home The authorities outlined a disturbing pattern in which they say that Mr. Buck traded drugs and money for sexual favors. They said there were at least 11 victims....
06:32, 09/20/2019

Yankees know what separates a good season from a special one Once was the time that the Yankees defined themselves by winning World Series and only by winning World Series. That was when managers would be called to the principal’s office following postseason failure. That’s when the principal (owner) was Georg...
07:36, 09/20/2019

Medical student with rare disease finds possible cure from studying his own blood samples Dr. David Fajgenbaum was a third-year medical student when he suddenly fell ill and was diagnosed with Castleman disease. Determined not to give up on life, the doctor relapsed four times before he took it upon himself to find a cure for his disease....
08:16, 09/20/2019

"Yogi Adityanath Will Have To Leave UP": Akhilesh Yadav On Citizens List Terming the National Register of Citizens (NRC) a medium to instill fear, Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav on Friday said if it is implemented in Uttar Pradesh, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath......
08:16, 09/20/2019

Special Report: The three young women racing to defuse a climate-change bomb Banking hard over the whitecaps off the west coast of Norway, the jetliner flying Dominika Pasternak and her fellow scientists descends so sharply that it seems for a moment as if the crew is about to ditch them all in the drink....
08:16, 09/20/2019

Market Calling the Clock On Tech Unicorns The clock appears to be ticking on the days in which technology companies losing billions of dollars are valued at tens of billions in the public market. That realization may be forcing the hand of today’s most richly valued private companies....
08:48, 09/20/2019

You Should Wait to Upgrade to iOS 13 We normally say it’s probably a good idea to update to the latest version of iOS whenever possible—for the extra features you get to play with, the potentially improved performance, and any bug patches or security fixes you might get. Though iOS 13 j...
08:48, 09/20/2019

Tropical Depression Imelda hits south-east Texas – in pictures Tropical Depression Imelda has flooded south-east Texas, a region that had only just started to recover from Hurricane Harvey in 2017. Some areas have received almost 30in of rain, with Governor Gregg Abbott declaring a state of disaster for 13 count...
09:16, 09/20/2019

iOS 13: The Ars Technica review Enlarge / iOS 13 on an iPhone 11 Pro. (credit: Samuel Axon) Last year, Apple set users’ expectations with iOS 12, saying it would be focused on improving performance and fixing bugs and stability issues instead of adding a bunch of new features. An...
09:17, 09/20/2019

The best signs from the Global Climate Strike Hundreds of thousands of protesters joined Global Climate Strike. Here are some of the best signs from the rallies.        ...
09:17, 09/20/2019

Skip school and strike: Hundreds of thousands of protesters join Global Climate Strike High school students concerned about climate change planned to skip classes Friday to join Global Climate Strike marches.        ...
09:17, 09/20/2019

Nurse's quick thinking saves drowning boy Bauer Rosenberg, 5, had a near-drowning experience at a pool when a nurse who happened to be there saved his life.        ...
09:17, 09/20/2019

John Oliver's Best Deep Dives on the PCAs-Nominated Last Week Tonight If there is one person we wish we had back when we were in our high school civics class, it's John Oliver. After all, the hilarious comedian has a knack for taking dense political......
10:00, 09/20/2019

As Narendra Modi Heads to U.S., Controversy Follows Him Activists urged the Gates Foundation not to recognize India’s prime minister with a prestigious award. They accuse him of leading India into “deadly chaos.”...
10:01, 09/20/2019

University Denounced for Showing Sign Language for ‘Jewish’ as a Hooked Nose A Flemish university in Belgium has declined to remove videos called offensive, saying it is merely hosting a sign-language dictionary, not adding “value judgment.”...
10:01, 09/20/2019

North Korean Envoy Hails Bolton’s Ouster and Trump’s Talk of a New Approach Kim Myong-gil praised the U.S. president’s “wise political decision” to take a fresh tack in nuclear talks after dismissing his national security adviser....
10:01, 09/20/2019

President Trump Defends Himself Against Whistleblower Allegation Over Conversation With a Foreign Leader (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump repeatedly defended himself Friday against an intelligence whistleblower’s potentially explosive complaint, including an allegation of wrongdoing in a reported private conversation Trump had with a fo...
10:02, 09/20/2019

Merkel's Cabinet agrees 'climate packet,' environmentalists say it's paltry Germany's Cabinet has agreed a climate packet, including carbon dioxide pricing via emission certificates, costlier fuels, cheaper rail, and a ban on oil heaters from 2026. A leading Green was "bitterly disappointed."...
10:32, 09/20/2019

Conspiracies are 'always theories of power' Whether it's Area 51, the moon landing or the 9/11 attacks, it feels like a disproportionate amount of conspiracy theories have something to do with the US. Expert Michael Butter says that's not quite true....
10:32, 09/20/2019

Saudi-led coalition launches operation near Yemeni port city Hodeida  The Saudi-led military coalition said it has destroyed four boat assembly sites near the Yemeni port city of Hodeida after intercepting and destroying an unmanned boat laden with explosives in the Red Sea....
10:32, 09/20/2019

Someone just confirmed an unreleased iPhone accessory while digging through iOS 13 code Apple’s iPhone event last week brought us several announcements. We learned the official prices and launch dates for Apple’s new services Apple arcade and Apple TV+, we saw the brand new iPhone 11, the new affordable 10.2-inch iPad, and t...
10:32, 09/20/2019

U.S. scientists join effort to solve mysterious vaping-related illnesses The U.S. investigation into hundreds of cases of life-threatening lung illnesses related to vaping has turned up a curious abnormality: Many of the victims had pockets of oil clogging up cells responsible for removing impurities in the lungs....
10:32, 09/20/2019

Highest Ever Imposed On A Country: Donald Trump Announces Iran Sanctions President Donald Trump on Friday announced new sanctions on Iran's central bank, calling the measures the "highest" sanctions ever imposed on a foreign country by the United States....
10:32, 09/20/2019

Whistle-Blower Complaint Is Said to Involve Trump and Ukraine The complaint, from a member of the intelligence community, remained opaque but involved at least one of the president’s communications with a foreign leader....
12:00, 09/20/2019

Trump First President To Attend India-US Community Event With Me: PM US President Donald Trump's presence at the Houston event marks a new milestone, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday as he expressed confidence that his visit would present India as a vibrant......
13:01, 09/20/2019

Rafale Jet To Be Handed Over To India On Dussehra: Report The Indian Air Force (IAF) received the first multi-role combat aircraft Rafale from its manufacturer Dassault Aviation in France on Thursday, defence sources said on Friday....
13:01, 09/20/2019

Punjab Congress "Blocking" Inauguration Of Bathinda AIIMS: Harsimrat Kaur Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Friday alleged that the Congress government in Punjab is "blocking" the inauguration of AIIMS in Bathinda after making "repeated attempts" to stall the project....
13:01, 09/20/2019

Impossible Burgers Aren’t Healthy, and That’s the Whole Point When you go to a restaurant and order a hamburger, do you think to yourself, “Ah, yes, this meal will be so nutritious”? Or do you try to ignore the calorie count while thinking, “I want the greasy sandwich that will taste so good but make me feel so...
13:05, 09/20/2019

Heavy rain early next week TUCSON – Most stay dry today but as early as tomorrow night, moisture will begin to spread northward into the far Southwest from Hurricane Lorena. Widespread heavy rainfall by early next week! Today: Dry, sunny and warm. High: 96° Tonight: Mos...
13:32, 09/20/2019

Inside the real Downton Abbey: England’s Highclere Castle If you’ve ever fancied yourself as “Downton Abbey’s” Lady Mary, or have a hankering to be naughty footman Thomas Barrow, fly over the pond to Hampshire, England, and head to Highclere Castle, home of the 8th Earl and Countess of Carnarvon...
13:32, 09/20/2019

Southampton v Bournemouth: Premier League – live! Premier League updates from the 8pm BST kick-off Premier League: 10 things to look out for this weekendAnd you can get in touch with Rob here 9.28pm BST 70 min “I rather liked VAR in the World Cup, if only because it completely got rid of real nastin...
13:32, 09/20/2019

Newcastle v Brighton: match preview Newcastle’s very own divine ponytail is set to make his second debut for the club. Given that Andy Carroll is still short of fitness following his long awaited recovery from ankle surgery that bow is likely to come from the bench but Steve Bruce stil...
13:32, 09/20/2019

Eddie Jones says England are ready for 'rollercoaster' Rugby World Cup ride – video Eddie Jones says that his England side are ready for whatever the World Cup throws at them in Japan. The head coach insists he has not seen his side in better physical shape than before their opening game against Tonga on Sunday. The Rugby World Cup ...
13:32, 09/20/2019

New York Mayor de Blasio ends presidential bid, draws Trump's sarcasm New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Friday ended his 2020 presidential campaign that was overshadowed by better-known liberal Democrats, and drew a sarcastic farewell from a fellow New Yorker, President Donald Trump....
14:16, 09/20/2019

Jamie-Lynn Sigler to play princess in Hanukkah-themed 'Elena' episode Jamie-Lynn Sigler will lend her voice to a princess from a Latino Jewish kingdom in a Hanukkah-themed episode of the Disney Channel's animated series, "Elena of Avalor."...
14:17, 09/20/2019

5 inconvenient truths about the 'climate strike' Thousands of students around the world are leaving class Friday, going on "strike" to demand immediate action against climate change. But critics say they miss these important big-picture facts....
14:17, 09/20/2019

Cameron says he doesn't want to make Queen row 'worse' David Cameron has told Sky News he does not want to further inflame a row over him trying to get the Queen's support in the run up to the Scottish independence referendum. ...
14:18, 09/20/2019

Walmart to stop selling e-cigarettes amid vaping-related deaths Corporate giant Walmart announced Friday that it will discontinue all sales of e-cigarettes, also called electronic nicotine delivery systems by the Food and Drug Administration, once its current inventory is sold....
14:18, 09/20/2019

Philippines Confirms Second Polio Case After Announcing Outbreak (MANILA, Philippines) — Philippine health officials on Friday confirmed a second case of polio in a 5-year-old child a day after declaring the country’s first outbreak in nearly two decades, and announced plans for a massive immunization ...
15:02, 09/20/2019

US announces more sanctions against Iran following Saudi attacks US President Donald Trump has called them the 'highest sanctions ever imposed on a country.' The announcement was made in a wide-ranging press conference with Australian PM Scott Morrison....
15:48, 09/20/2019

Daily on Energy: Some clarity on the climate controversies in the Democratic primary Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
15:49, 09/20/2019

With Mosul, the Russo brothers fall prey to white saviour syndrome The new film from the Avengers: Endgame film-makers is set in Iraq and gives the main roles to Arab actors. But by failing to hire an Arab director, they have missed the opportunity to smash the established narrativeWhen the Russo brothers announced ...
16:33, 09/20/2019

6ix9ine’s Testimony: The Rapper’s Rise, Beefs and Crash, in His Own Words This week in federal court, a polarizing musician was an eager witness, describing how his career was tied to his association with the Nine Trey Gangsta Bloods. These are excerpts from his days on the stand....
16:34, 09/20/2019

How 'Downton Abbey' has changed – and how it hasn't – as beloved TV drama jumps to big screen The "Downton Abbey" film offers a comforting place for fans of the PBS period drama about the noble Crawley family and their staff. (Spoilers ahead!)        ...
17:00, 09/20/2019

Here's Why Jet Airliner Engines Are Never Painted In Front If you look out the windows at a busy airport, or maybe out the porthole on your next airplane ride, you might notice that many planes are mostly white but the ring at the forward tips of their engines is always silver. There’s a reason for that, and...
17:00, 09/20/2019

California And Nearly Two Dozen States Sue Trump Administration As Emissions Fight Escalates For decades, California’s been able to set its own emissions standards, but the Trump Administration moved this week to end that ability as it seeks to create one national standard for (very debatably) cheaper, safer cars. But California’s not going ...
17:00, 09/20/2019

What Should I Do If I'm Way Over The Miles On My Lease? As Jalopnik’s resident car buying expert and professional car shopper, I get emails. Lots of emails. I’ve decided to pick a few questions and try to help out. This week we’re discussing what to do if you go over the mileage restrictions on your lease...
17:00, 09/20/2019

Eli Manning, Ben Roethlisberger were tied together at 2004 draft, and again this week Manning and Roethlisberger were part of the NFL’s QB turnover this week, more than 15 years after they and Philip Rivers made for an intriguing draft day....
17:00, 09/20/2019

After free agency free-for-all, NBA implements stiffer tampering rules League commissioner Adam Silver expressed the league’s desire to “ensure that we’re creating a culture of compliance” and a “level playing field” in free agency....
17:00, 09/20/2019

Trump ambassador: ‘Journalists face risks. Murder shouldn’t be one of them’ A top Trump administration diplomat this week went to bat for journalists, especially those covering wars, urging an international forum to strengthen safety standards for the media....
17:00, 09/20/2019

What happens if Thomas Cook goes bust? What do I do if my holiday is affected? Everything you need to know Thomas Cook could fall into administration as early as this weekend if it does not find £200 million in extra funding as it attempts to prevent a collapse....
17:32, 09/20/2019