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Stocks advanced in Europe and Asia while US index futures drifted after more signs emerged that China will move to lessen the trade war’s repercussions....

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In era of analytics, Astros aces Justin Verlander and Gerrit Cole are keeping it old-school As home runs fly and WAR becomes a standard statistic to judge pitchers, some of the game's old-school aces still value wins and ERA.       ...
01:16, 09/13/2019

Bucs use goal-line stand to beat Panthers 20-14 Jameis Winston threw for 208 yards and a touchdown, Tampa Bay held Cam Newton in check and came up with a late goal-line stand and the Buccaneers beat the Carolina Panthers 20-14 to give coach Bruce Arians his first victory with the team   ...
01:16, 09/13/2019

Gucci goes carbon neutral in attempt to tackle climate crisis The planet has gone too far, says CEO Marco Bizzarri, as he outlines greener strategyAs the fashion industry continues to address its role in the climate crisis, Italy’s most valuable luxury brand has said it has become an entirely carbon neutral com...
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Cramer's favorite market indicator is signaling that stocks are 'way overbought' "The S&P's proprietary short-range oscillator ... currently stands at eight, and that's not just overbought, it's way overbought," Jim Cramer says....
01:16, 09/13/2019

Study of French postmen's testicles is an Ig Nobel winner Nappy-changing machine and saliva calculation also triumph in annual science prizeThere comes a time in a scientist’s life when the surest route to global fame involves a bevy of naked French postmen with thermometers taped to their testicles.At leas...
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Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2019 – winning images László Francsics has been named the overall winner in the Royal Observatory Greenwich’s Insight Investment Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2019 competition, for his composition showing the 35 phases of January’s total lunar eclipse. Other winners ...
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UK cancer survival rates are too low – our priorities are all wrong | Mark Dayan Short-termism has hampered investment in equipment and staffing that could help the NHS keep people alive • Mark Dayan is a policy analyst at the Nuffield TrustCancer survival rates in the UK have long lagged behind those in other countries of compar...
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Murray hopes to be fit enough by next year to play Federer, Nadal Former world number one Andy Murray said he still needs four or five months to play top-level tennis so that he can again take on old rivals Roger Federer and Rafa Nadal after career-saving hip surgery earlier this year....
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Dutee Chand Confirmed To Take Part In World Athletics Championships The development came after the Athletics Federation of India (AFI) accepted an invite for her participation from its parent body, the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF)....
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Group Nine Media owner acquires $50 million, preps for digital spree Ben Lerer, the CEO of Thrillist owner Group Nine Media, just got $50 million to play with — and he’s planning to use at least some of that money to hunt for digital bargains. The digital media company, which also runs Seeker and NowThisNews, landed a...
01:16, 09/13/2019

Recalled Judge Who Gave Stanford U Sex Offender Slap on the Wrist Fired as Girls Tennis Coach The California judge who got ousted from the bench in a recall after he handed out a light sentence to a Stanford University student convicted of sexual assault is now out of yet another job, that of high school girls tennis coach....
01:48, 09/13/2019

‘Game of Thrones’ fans, rejoice: HBO could greenlight a second prequel series soon We’re only a little more than a week away from the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards, when HBO and the team behind Game of Thrones will most assuredly scoop up an impressive haul of golden statuettes. Fitting, then, that the news has begun to leak out...
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HBO’s next attempt to replace ‘Game of Thrones’ launches on November 4th With Game of Thrones over, fans of the series are probably looking for a similar alternative, and studios, HBO included, have already created several series that could rival Thrones. Amazon is betting on Carnival Row, which is already streaming, and ...
01:48, 09/13/2019

One of the biggest ‘Avengers: Endgame’ mysteries might’ve just been solved Avengers: Endgame has been out for nearly five months now, but we keep discovering new things about the biggest movie of the year — the fact that Endgame is already available in digital and Blu-ray formats also helped uncover new details about ...
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President Donald Trump creates task force to detect, prevent global 'atrocities' President Donald Trump established a task force Thursday to prevent atrocities in the United States and around the world, accompanied by a report that lays out framework to stop human rights violations before they start....
01:48, 09/13/2019

Greenpeace activists dangle from Houston bridge to protest fossil fuels Nearly two dozen activists with Greenpeace dangled themselves from a bridge in Houston Thursday -- disrupting both vehicle and boat traffic -- ahead of the third Democratic presidential debate....
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Democratic challenger Elizabeth Warren unveils program to hike Social Security benefits for seniors Democratic presidential contender Sen. Elizabeth Warren introduced a plan Thursday that would, if she's elected, amend the Social Security program to provide American seniors with an extra $200 per month....
01:48, 09/13/2019

Football transfer rumours: N'Golo Kanté to fix Real Madrid's midfield? Today’s talk is waiting at the first carousel If Zinedine Zidane is to survive much longer at Real Madrid, something which probably relies on winning the next few matches, then he would like N’Golo Kanté to solve the sluggishness in his team’s midfie...
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Formula 1 teams simulating fixes to avoid Monza Q3 farce repeat Formula 1 teams will meet with race director Michael Masi at the Singapore Grand Prix to try to find a solution to the problem of drivers backing each other up in qualifying...
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With glue and fake blood, climate protesters target London Fashion Week Climate activists glued themselves to a door and poured a "bleeding" red carpet ahead of the opening of London Fashion Week on Friday, seeking to draw attention to the apparel industry’s impact on the environment....
02:16, 09/13/2019

Two protesters arrested over Heathrow drone threat Flights operate as normal after climate activists ‘blocked by signal-jamming technology’Two people have been arrested as protesters attempted to fly drones near Heathrow to highlight the role air travel plays in the escalating climate emergency.Activ...
02:17, 09/13/2019

Who Won the Debate? Experts Weigh In Elizabeth Warren drew praise for her grasp of policy, and Kamala Harris had some of the night’s best lines. Joe Biden? Strong start, but a stumble over race....
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Biden Was Asked About Segregation. His Answer Included a Record Player. The former vice president’s solution for inequality in schools touched on giving teachers a raise and playing a record player at night so children could hear more words....
02:48, 09/13/2019

Inside the Military’s 5-Star Layovers at a Trump Resort in Scotland There is little evidence that stays by military personnel at President Trump’s resort in Scotland are part of a scheme to enrich him. But they have raised ethical and political questions....
02:48, 09/13/2019

| JUST IN | Mugabe to be buried in national monument The family of former Zimbabwe leader Robert Mugabe have agreed to bury him in the National Heroes Acre monument in Harare, a family spokesperson says....
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The Redskins’ secondary is banged up ahead of Sunday’s game vs. Cowboys Starting cornerback Quinton Dunbar, starting safety Montae Nicholson and slot cornerback Fabian Moreau are all dealing with injuries, and their statuses for Sunday have yet to be determined....
02:48, 09/13/2019

Biden attacks Warren, Sanders over cost of healthcare plans in Democratic debate Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden clashed with progressive challengers Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders on healthcare in a debate on Thursday, defending Obamacare and pushing them to be honest about the cost of their plans....
02:49, 09/13/2019

Democratic debate highlights: Healthcare, gun control and party unity take center stage Former Vice President Joe Biden and U.S. Senators Elizabeth Warren and Senator Bernie Sanders – the leading contenders for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination – wasted no time in Thursday's debate sparring over how to best expand healthcare c...
02:49, 09/13/2019

Food-delivery service's TV ad banned for being 'likely to mislead' The ad, from Deliveroo, showed an astronaut receiving his order on the moon, and an escaped convict getting pizza delivered after tunneling free from prison....
02:49, 09/13/2019

Biker couple weds after surviving motorcycle crash, vows to be each other's 'ride or die' A bride and groom vowed to be each other’s “ride or die” in a biker-themed wedding just weeks after they totaled their Harley Davidson in a horror crash....
02:49, 09/13/2019

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation under fire over award to Indian PM Modi International human rights activists have slammed a decision by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to hand India's controversial Prime Minister an award in recognition of his work to improve sanitation in the country....
03:16, 09/13/2019

DTM squad R-Motorsport launches one-make Aston GT series R-Motorsport has unveiled the new Aston Martin Vantage Cup one-make series beginning in 2020, while also reiterating its commitment to the DTM and hinting at a World Endurance Championship future...
04:01, 09/13/2019

Billionaire investor Carl Icahn to leave New York for Florida Billionaire investor Carl Icahn, a born New Yorker who has run his business from the city for decades, is moving his office, more than half of his staff and himself to Florida early next year, people......
04:02, 09/13/2019

Personalized sound for every concert goer: Today Aerosmith, tomorrow at a venue near you Imagine perfect sound quality at every live show. Dream on, you say? It's real: THX and Mixhalo are democratizing live audio so Steven Tyler's screeching vocals will follow you around -- and every seat in the house will be the best seat in the house....
04:32, 09/13/2019

Benjamin Netanyahu's campaign has air of desperation as election polls tighten "The 15-second Video That Could Kill Netanyahu's Rock-star Election Campaign" thundered a gleeful headline in the left-leaning Haaretz newspaper -- recycling online video of Benjamin Netanyahu being hustled away from election hustings amid sirens war...
04:33, 09/13/2019

Eriksen set for Juventus NOT Real Madrid move - Euro Papers "Christian Eriksen had his heart set on a move to Real Madrid, but it now appears that the wantaway Tottenham midfielder will find a new home at Juventus in January."...
05:00, 09/13/2019

Jose hopes ‘sad man’ Sanchez returns to form at Inter "Jose Mourinho says he always felt Alexis Sanchez was “sad” while at Manchester United, adding that he questioned his own managerial abilities as a result, while also hoping the forward can rediscover his form at Inter."...
05:00, 09/13/2019

Jim Mattis on Osama bin Laden, how ancient history guides his modern strategy, and his pithy aphorisms Legendary military commander retired Marine Corps Gen. Jim Mattis is on a whirlwind publicity tour promoting his book Call Sign Chaos: Learning to Lead, which he co-authored with Bing West. Washington Examiner senior writer Jamie McIntyre covered Mat...
05:00, 09/13/2019

The Indigenous Man Who Declared His Own Country Excluded from Australia’s Constitution, Murrumu of Walubara, an Aboriginal man, renounced his citizenship and formed a sovereign nation in the northern reaches of the continent....
05:00, 09/13/2019

Pat Shurmur’s Josh Allen comment catches Bills’ attention Intentionally or not, Giants coach Pat Shurmur provided some digital bulletin-board material for the Bills this week with his quotes about Buffalo quarterback Josh Allen. A tweet by the NFL Network’s Kimberly Jones, quoting Shurmur on Wednesday as sa...
05:01, 09/13/2019

Jets’ Demaryius Thomas knows he’s older but says he’s ‘still got it’ Demaryius Thomas is coming off the worst year of his career. He’s 31 years old and was just traded from one rival to another for a sixth-round pick. It begs the question: Does the five-time Pro Bowl wide receiver and Super Bowl champion have anything...
05:01, 09/13/2019

How NFL Red Zone host prepares and winds down after hectic Sundays Andrew Siciliano, NFL Network anchor and host of DirecTV’s NFL Sunday Ticket Red Zone, takes The Post’s Justin Terranova through his average NFL Sunday. Q: How do you start your football Sundays? A: I wake up at 5:45 (a.m. PT), watch NFL Network, rol...
05:01, 09/13/2019

US-China trade deal coming soon? Big companies aren't buying it Most U.S. CFOs think U.S. trade policy will be bad for business over the next six months, according to the third quarter CNBC Global CFO Council survey....
05:01, 09/13/2019

'In God We Trust': display in Kentucky schools marks effort to mix church and state The law now requires the words to appear in schools as conservative Christian groups seek to inject religion into public lifeWhen students returned to Kentucky public schools last month after summer vacation, they may have noticed something different...
05:01, 09/13/2019

Republicans slammed for ad showing Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez photo on fire TV spot by pro-Republican Pac aired during Houston debateAOC calls ad: ‘a love letter to the GOP’s white supremacist case’Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has condemned a TV advert run during Thursday’s Democratic presidential debate which targ...
05:01, 09/13/2019

The 100 best albums of the 21st century We polled 45 music writers to rank the definitive LPs of the 21st century so far. Read our countdown of passionate pop, electrifying rock and anthemic rap – and see if you agreeRead more about our No 1 choiceMore of the best Film | Classical Continue...
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Vaping deaths in the US: what do you need to know? Despite six confirmed deaths connected to vaping in the US there is no consensus on risksIs it true that e-cigarettes have caused deaths in the United States?There have been six confirmed deaths connected to vaping across the US – in California, Illi...
05:01, 09/13/2019

Three protesters arrested over Heathrow drone threat Flights operate as normal after climate activists ‘blocked by signal-jamming technology’Three people have been arrested after protesters attempted to fly drones near Heathrow to highlight the role air travel plays in the escalating climate emergency....
05:01, 09/13/2019

US briefing: Democratic debate, Trump's wall and California boat fire Friday’s top story: Biden clashes with Warren and Sanders as frontrunners finally share a stage. Plus, the 100 best films of the 21st centurySubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential st...
05:01, 09/13/2019

Beto O'Rourke on gun control: 'Hell yes, we’re going to take your AR-15' – video Presidential contender Beto O'Rourke does not shy away from saying he would require citizens to turn in their military-style weapons when asked about gun control during Thursday night's Democratic debate. 'Hell yes, we’re going to take your AR-15, y...
05:01, 09/13/2019

Spooked by Facebook's Libra, euro zone to step up work on public cryptocurrency Euro zone governments and central banks are working on a long-term plan to launch a public digital currency that they hope would make redundant projects like Facebook's Libra, which is seen as a risk to financial stability, officials said on Friday....
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Switch’s Astral Chain is the only new release to make The NPD Group’s top 10 in August The NPD Group's list of the best-selling games in August is mostly made up titles that came out before that month. But Astral Chain made it in there.Read More...
05:49, 09/13/2019

Newly spotted comet is likely an interstellar traveler Astronomers have identified a new comet, named C/2019 Q4, traveling inbound toward the sun. Early analysis of the comet's trajectory suggests the space rock came from beyond our solar system....
05:50, 09/13/2019

Jurassic crocodile species identified 250 years after fossil discovery More than 250 years after an ancient crocodile's skull was found in Germany, scientists have finally confirmed the identity of the fossil as the now-extinct species Mystriosaurus laurillardi....
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Analysis: How Biden and Warren both think they can win tonight's debate There will be 10 Democratic presidential candidates onstage Thursday night in Houston, Texas. But all eyes will be -- and should be -- on only two: Joe Biden and Elizabeth Warren....
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Secretary Pompeo could also be national security adviser Just one day after President Donald Trump dismissed national security adviser John Bolton, administration officials are discussing the possibility of replacing Bolton with his chief rival, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. Under this scenario, the coun...
05:50, 09/13/2019

What getting rid of tobacco taught CVS This month marks the five-year anniversary of our removal of tobacco from all our stores, and it remains a source of great pride for CVS Health. Without question, going tobacco-free was a bold, purpose-led action that significantly impacted our botto...
05:50, 09/13/2019

Where to put your money now The trade war is far from over. Many multinational companies are expected to report weak third quarter earnings. And President Trump continues to feud with the Federal Reserve about interest rates....
05:50, 09/13/2019

Polarity Smart Bikes Launch Date Out Pune-based Polarity Smart Bikes will be introducing its pedal-assisted electric bike range in India on September 20, 2019. The new e-mobility start-up has already teased its line-up of products......
05:50, 09/13/2019

Jaguar Land Rover Invests In Autonomous Vehicle Manufacturer Voyage The fresh funding will be used bring its technology to commercialisation, grow its team, expand its fleet of G2 self-driving cars, and introduce its G3 self-driving car....
05:50, 09/13/2019

Interior demands ethics probe of House staffer’s clash The Interior Department is playing hardball with its claim that a Democratic staffer with the House Appropriations Committee harassed and bullied a top agency official....
05:50, 09/13/2019

Björk made music’s first “VR pop album”—she opens up about its heartbreak Enlarge / Björk's metamorphosis within VR already looks trippy enough as a sample image. It'll blow your mind in VR. (credit: Björk) "I often feel like some sort of [technology] bridge," singer, songwriter, artist, and producer Björk tells me over ...
06:16, 09/13/2019

Texas Republican lawmaker to Beto O'Rourke: 'My AR is ready for you' Republican Texas state Rep. Briscoe Cain drew fierce ire Thursday night for a gun-related tweet that many considered to be a death threat against Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke....
06:16, 09/13/2019

Five NFL figures desperately seeking a strong rebound in Week 2 After disappointing, or in some cases embarrassing, NFL season openers, these players and coaches need a bounce-back performance in the worst way.       ...
06:16, 09/13/2019

Pen-chewing research wins Ig Nobel prize for German scientist A German scientist was awarded an Ig Nobel prize for discovering that holding a pen in your mouth does not bring joy. Other winners proved that one testicle is warmer than the other and that banknotes spread disease....
06:16, 09/13/2019

Climate activists' drone fails to disrupt Heathrow flights Climate change activists failed to disrupt flights out of Heathrow when technical difficulties foiled their plan to fly drones close to the airport and prevent planes from using the runways....
06:16, 09/13/2019

Germany ready to spend €75 billion to tackle climate change by 2030: report Germany's finance minister said failure to secure a "convincing solution" may risk government stability. Chancellor Angela Merkel has called on the private sector to take up the "Herculean task" to combat climate change....
06:16, 09/13/2019

Aston Martin Announces Vantage Cup One-Make Championship For 2020 Expanding its international motorsport program, Aston Martin has created a new one-make series championship called the Aston Martin Vantage Cup. The series is set to make its debut in Europe first......
06:48, 09/13/2019

UPDATE 1-PG&E reaches $11 bln settlement relating to wildfire claims California power producer PG&E Corp said on Friday it has reached an $11 billion settlement with entities representing about 85% of insurance subrogation claims relating to 2017 and 2018 wildfires....
06:48, 09/13/2019

PG&E reaches $11 bln settlement relating to wildfire claims Power producer PG&E Corp said on Friday it has reached an $11 billion settlement agreement with entities representing about 85% of insurance subrogation claims relating to 2017 and 2018 wildfires....
06:48, 09/13/2019

Heather Mills launches UK 'vegan northern powerhouse' ‘Plant-based Valley’ could help lead consumers’ transition from ‘cattle culture diet’Climate activists have welcomed the launch in the Northumberland countryside of a “vegan Silicon Valley”, which is aimed at helping to fight climate change.The 55-ac...
06:48, 09/13/2019

Can't wait for Final Fantasy 7 remake? FF8 Remaster on Switch will more than tide you over News had been brewing for years about the return of Final Fantasy 7, rebuilt from-the-ground-up to adapt the aged game to modern tastes. At E3 2019, Square Enix let fans and media get their hands on a demo of the Final Fantasy 7 Remake, which won...
07:16, 09/13/2019

Huawei founder offers to "sell" 5G knowledge The founder and chief executive of Huawei has offered to sell on the company's 5G technology to a Western firm.In the latest attempt to prove that his company is not engaging in covert spying or surveillance, Ren Zhengfei has said that he would ...
07:16, 09/13/2019

The cheapest Nintendo Switch bundle deals and prices in the September sales 2019 Nintendo Switch bundles are the most in-demand console deals on the planet right now and we're here to help find the best ones for you. So if you want the console with a game or two, or maybe just on its own so you can shop for them yourself, yo...
07:16, 09/13/2019

Argentina vs France live stream: how to watch Basketball World Cup 2019 semi-final online from anywhere France created the 2019 Basketball World Cup's biggest talking point so far earlier in the week by pulling off a shock 89-79 win over a USA side that had been in the hunt for a third consecutive FIBA World Cup title. The Europeans now have anoth...
07:16, 09/13/2019

I’ve spent 15 years in a job that breaks my heart My workmates don’t want to know me; my boss doesn’t value me. Should I just shut up and take what I’m given?I spend every working day in a cubicle in a bland office. My job is fairly solitary. I have tried to organise events to make work more fun, to...
07:16, 09/13/2019

UK police arrest a number of climate activists planning Heathrow drone protest UK police have arrested a number of environmental activists affiliated with a group which announced  last month that it would use drones to try to ground flights at the country’s busiest airport. The group, which calls itself Heathrow Pause, is...
07:16, 09/13/2019

This could be the best roller coaster in Florida ⁠— and beyond SeaWorld Parks is really stepping up its roller coaster game with the 206-foot Iron Gwazi at Busch Gardens Tampa and SeaWorld Orlando's Ice Breaker.       ...
07:16, 09/13/2019

Coma to act as Alonso's Dakar Rally co-driver at Toyota in 2020 Dakar Rally icon Marc Coma will serve as Fernando Alonso's co-driver at Toyota Gazoo Racing when the two-time Formula 1 champion takes on the legendary event...
07:16, 09/13/2019

|WATCH:FordbetsonelectrictruckstoheadoffTesla Three years ago, Tesla CEO Elon Musk declared he wanted to attack the heart of the Detroit automakers’ franchises with a Tesla electric pickup. But Ford and GM are revving up for a fierce fight to protect their most profitable products....
07:16, 09/13/2019

Justin and Hailey Bieber Really Did Get Married--and Here's How They're Doing One Year Later So when's the wedding, you two? Not an untimely question for Justin Bieber and wife Hailey Bieber, who married each other a year ago in about as simple a ceremony as any two......
07:48, 09/13/2019

Manage Your Messy Desktop With Windows 10’s New PowerToys The phrase “PowerToys” probably doesn’t send you running to your Windows computer, but just because Microsoft’s little suite of quirky utilities isn’t sexy doesn’t mean that it’s not worth slapping on your system. The company announced earlier this y...
07:48, 09/13/2019

Find Recovery Tools Using Google's Resources on Opioid Addiction This week, the Sackler family and Purdue Pharma, makers of Oxycontin, agreed to at least $12 billion in settlements over the company’s role in the opioid crisis, though without admitting any actual accountability. Roughly half the states and local go...
07:48, 09/13/2019

Exclusive: WeWork considers dramatic valuation discount ahead of IPO WeWork owner The We Company may seek a valuation in its upcoming initial public offering of between $10 billion and $12 billion, a dramatic discount to the $47 billion valuation it achieved in January, people familiar with the matter said on Friday....
08:16, 09/13/2019

London Stock Exchange flatly rejects Hong Kong's $39 billion takeover offer The London Stock Exchange emphatically rejected the Hong Kong bourse's $39 billion takeover offer on Friday, opting to stick with its planned purchase of data and analytics group Refinitiv....
08:16, 09/13/2019

U.S. appeals court rules against Trump in foreign payments case A U.S. federal appeals court on Friday revived a lawsuit alleging President Donald Trump violated the U.S. Constitution by profiting from foreign and domestic officials who patronized his hotels and restaurants, adding to the corruption claims agains...
08:16, 09/13/2019

Crisis-hit Boeing readies huge effort to return 737 MAX to the skies As Boeing Co sets its sights on winning approval to fly its 737 MAX within weeks, following a six-month safety ban, engineers around the world are rolling out plans for one of the biggest logistical operations in civil aviation history....
08:16, 09/13/2019

House Antitrust Panel Seeks Documents From 4 Big Tech Firms Lawmakers investigating Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google for possible antitrust violations on Friday sent the companies detailed requests for information....
08:48, 09/13/2019

Indian's top trader body seeks ban on Amazon, Flipkart's festive season sale A leading Indian trader body asked the government on Friday to ban upcoming festive sales on Amazon's local unit and its rival Flipkart, saying their deep discounts violate the country's foreign investment rules for online retail....
08:48, 09/13/2019

Fannie, Freddie regulator revises caps on multifamily loans The Federal Housing Finance Agency said on Friday it revised the limits on what Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac buy for their multifamily business into the end of 2020 in an effort to address a shortage in affordable housing....
08:48, 09/13/2019

Germany against allowing Facebook's Libra in Europe -Der Spiegel The German government is against giving regulatory approval for Facebook's Libra digital currency in the European Union, Der Spiegel magazine reported on Friday, citing a member of Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives....
08:48, 09/13/2019

Dutch government explores possible sale of TenneT grid company The Dutch government is exploring strategic options including a possible sale of the German-Dutch grid company TenneT, which it owns in its entirety, it said on Friday....
08:48, 09/13/2019

U.S. FDA flags probable cancer-causing impurity in common heartburn drugs The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Friday that some medicines containing ranitidine, including Sanofi SA's Zantac, had traces of a probable cancer-causing impurity called N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) at low levels....
08:48, 09/13/2019

Braun homers, Brewers beat Marlins 3-2 for 7th straight win Ryan Braun hit a tiebreaking, two-run homer in the third inning as Milwaukee Brewers beat Miami Marlins 3-2 to complete a four-game sweep and extend winning streak to 7 games       ...
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No. 8 Auburn focused on Kent State, not looking ahead The Auburn Tigers are coming up on their Southeastern Conference opener against another potential Western Division contender       ...
09:16, 09/13/2019

Charlie Cole, photographer who captured the Tiananmen ‘Tank Man,’ has died “He made the image; I just took the picture," Cole said about the white-shirted man who stood before Chinese tanks in 1989. "I felt honored to be there.”...
09:16, 09/13/2019

France bans shows by ailing bear following abuse complaints French authorities have banned the owners of a sick bear from displaying the animal in public shows after an inspection found that it suffered from severe health problems and was being held under poor conditions...
09:16, 09/13/2019

Ringside Seat: With Wilder next, Fury needs win against Wallin Heavyweight lineal champion Tyson Fury is favored to defeat Otto Wallin with ease - and then face Deontay Wilder in a rematch. But Wallin hopes to surprise the world and pull off the upset Saturday in Las Vegas....
09:16, 09/13/2019

What Do You Want To Know About The 2020 Acura TLX PMC Edition? For me, the Acura TLX has never been a bad car, just one I struggled to recommend over any number of competitors. It’s comfortable, reasonably quick and presumably reliable! I just could never find a case to tell you to buy one over a comparable BMW,...
09:16, 09/13/2019

We Regret To Inform You That The Cadillac CT4-V Has Just 24 More HP Than A Toyota Camry There I was, just doing my job, writing about cars and whatnot, when I saw a sight that would haunt me from this point forward: the Cadillac CT4-V’s ghastly low horsepower number, which would have otherwise called for a quick glance and a disappoint...
09:16, 09/13/2019

EU goods trade surplus with US and deficit with China widen The European Union's trade surplus in goods with the United States and its deficit with China both increased in the first seven months of 2019, figures that could add extra strain to global tensions....
09:16, 09/13/2019

Attacks on central bankers are 'extremely unjust,' former ECB chief says Former European Central Bank (ECB) chief Jean-Claude Trichet condemned attacks on central banks after current President Mario Draghi faced a backlash over the major stimulus package announced Thursday....
09:16, 09/13/2019

RIP, iPhone as status symbol: 2007 - 2019 Since June 29, 2007, few items have inspired more considerable envy than the latest iPhone. The touchscreen, the retina display, the selfie camera, the 6.9 mm thickness, the portrait mode, or whatever new feature Apple offered, caused owners of the o...
09:48, 09/13/2019

'The Goldfinch' paints dull picture from prize-winning book "The Goldfinch" has a painting at its center, but despite a classy palette of ingredients conjures a lifeless, disjointed picture. Adapted from a Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, the movie represents a transparent bid to bring the book's prestige to the...
09:48, 09/13/2019

WeWork Limits C.E.O.’s Power as It Presses Forward With Stock Sale The parent company of the co-working business made the changes to allay concerns among prospective investors about how much influence Adam Neumann wields....
09:48, 09/13/2019

Redmi Note 7 Pro Bestselling Online Smartphone in India in Q2: Counterpoint Smartphone shipments from the online channel in India grew 26 percent year-on-year (YoY) during Q2 2019, according to the latest research from Counterpoint's Market Monitor service....
09:48, 09/13/2019

Realme XT 730G With Snapdragon 730G SoC Launching in India in December Realme XT 730G is launching in India in December, the company's country CEO Madhav Sheth on Friday revealed. The company says it is targeting the phone to gaming enthusiasts....
09:48, 09/13/2019

American Gladiators Is Iconic Because It Took Itself Just Seriously Enough Virtually from the moment that it launched 30 years ago this week, people both loved and misunderstood American Gladiators. For a show that was successful with viewers and which inspired a constellation of spinoffs and reboots and knockoffs, it’s a s...
09:48, 09/13/2019

Report: Spencer Dinwiddie Gives Me A Migraine With Complex-Sounding Contract Conversion Plans Spencer Dinwiddie, a cool basketball man, is planning to sell bonds secured by his contract with the Brooklyn Nets in order to raise up-front investment capital, or anyway that is how I have chosen to make sense of this gobbledygook-ass report from S...
09:48, 09/13/2019

Democratic FTC commissioner: We're not going fix Big Tech monopolies with little fines Chopra's remarks on antitrust concerns come hours after the House Judiciary Committee said it requested documents from Facebook, Apple, Amazon and Google....
10:16, 09/13/2019

Hong Kong Protesters' New Target: City's Vaunted Subway System Hong Kong protesters accuse the city’s subway operator, 75%-owned by the local government, of aligning with the authorities—and have made the system a target of their anger....
10:16, 09/13/2019

Falling Yields Unleash Flood of Muni 'Century Bonds' State and local governments, along with universities, are joining companies in a dash to issue debt and lock in low rates, sometimes for up to 100 years....
10:16, 09/13/2019

Rupee Surges For Seventh Day In A Row, Ends 22 Paise Higher The rupee surged for a seventh straight session on Friday to close at 70.92 per US dollar, up 22 paise, as softening crude oil prices and easing US-China trade tensions bolstered investor sentiment,......
10:17, 09/13/2019

GST Council Meets Next Week; Tax Cut To Hinge On Revenue Position: Report The GST Council, headed by Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and comprising representatives of all states and Union Territories (UTs), is scheduled to meet on September 20 in Goa amidst a......
10:17, 09/13/2019

Sensex Ends 281 Points Higher, Nifty Reclaims 11,050: Highlights Stock market updates: Buying across sectors except pharmaceuticals shares supported the sharp recovery in the markets, after a session marked with high volatility for the most part. The gains came a......
10:17, 09/13/2019

Tamil Nadu Ordered To Pay Rs 25,000 To Children Whose Cheeks Were Pierced The National Human Rights Commission on Friday said it has resolved 71 of the 179 cases pertaining to police excesses, charges of atrocities against Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes, among others....
10:17, 09/13/2019

Sonia Gandhi Meets Chief Ministers From Congress-Ruled States Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Friday met chief ministers from the party-ruled states to discuss ways to make their states role models in good governance....
10:17, 09/13/2019

UP Ministers Haven't Paid Taxes For Four Decades. State Pays It For Them The existence of a four-decade-old law that makes the Uttar Pradesh government pay the income tax of all ministers has come as shocker to many, even though some political leaders say they never knew......
10:17, 09/13/2019

Sterling now better than Neymar and can win Ballon d'Or – Carragher "Raheem Sterling’s development has seen him become a better player than Neymar, according to Jamie Carragher, who believes the England forward can go on to win the Ballon d’Or."...
10:18, 09/13/2019

Lacazette out till October with ankle injury "Arsenal will miss Alexandre Lacazette for a handful of games. The Frenchman - who has two Premier League goals to his name this season - has been suffering with an ankle problem."...
10:18, 09/13/2019

Beatles fans can finally enter Strawberry Fields for the first time Since The Beatles wrote "Strawberry Fields Forever" in 1967, fans have peered through red metal gates at the former Salvation Army children's home in Liverpool that inspired the song....
10:18, 09/13/2019

VW CEO shifts strategy from empire building to efficiency Volkswagen has abandoned its decades-old obsession with empire building and no-expense-spared engineering to free up resources for the development and mass production of electric cars, its CEO Herbert Diess told Reuters....
10:18, 09/13/2019

U.S. imposes sanctions on North Korean hacking groups blamed for global attacks The U.S. Treasury on Friday announced sanctions on three North Korean hacking groups it said were involved in the "WannaCry" ransomware attacks and hacking of international banks and customer accounts....
10:18, 09/13/2019

Alan Parsons talks about abandoned Pink Floyd album ‘Household Objects’ Instruments shminstruments. So said Pink Floyd when they set out to create an album of music made without instruments. The album, which followed their internationally acclaimed “Dark Side of the Moon,” was an avant-garde attempt that neve...
10:18, 09/13/2019

Gregg Popovich greets Serbia's coach with sobering words: 'We are a couple of f-----g losers' The U.S. and Serbian men’s basketball teams were both among the favorites to win the FIBA World Cup heading into the tournament but by Thursday neither squad was going to finish with a medal....
10:48, 09/13/2019

Antonio Brown likely to play for New England Patriots in Week 2: report Antonio Brown is reportedly likely to play Sunday in his first game with the New England Patriots despite a civil lawsuit that was filed against him accusing him of sexually assaulting and raping his former trainer....
10:48, 09/13/2019

Felicity Huffman's sentencing date has arrived in historic college admissions scandal Felicity Huffman will become the first parent sentenced in the nation's college admissions scandal in what could be a precedent-setting decision.        ...
10:48, 09/13/2019

Al Roker roots for the 'talented' Tamron Hall ahead of 'Climate in Crisis' series debut Al Roker, who previously hosted the "Today" show's third hour with Tamron Hall, applauds her new syndicated talk show, which premiered Sept. 9.        ...
10:48, 09/13/2019

Sheryl Crow clarifies remarks on Taylor Swift's masters controversy after flap Sheryl Crow was asked on "Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen" about Taylor Swift's masters controversy and now regrets her word choice.        ...
10:48, 09/13/2019

'Jersey Shore' Mike Sorrentino's post-prison home situation: Pizza and his wife, 'Laurens' "Jersey Shore" star Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino has been released after eight months in federal prison.        ...
10:48, 09/13/2019

Different spec MotoGP Yamahas reaching top five surprises Rossi Valentino Rossi says he was "surprised" that all four Yamaha MotoGP riders ended Friday practice at Misano strongly, despite them using several different configurations...
10:48, 09/13/2019

"Absolutely nowhere" Crutchlow facing MotoGP qualifying woe at Misano Cal Crutchlow says he doesn't "have the speed to be worrying about" whether he is in Q1 or Q2, after ending MotoGP San Marino Grand Prix practice "absolutely nowhere"...
10:48, 09/13/2019

2020 Democrats highlight education proposals during debate Chicago probe among increasing sexual violence cases, Education Department official says — Operators charged in alleged student loan debt relief schemes...
11:32, 09/13/2019

US University Head Admits Giving Approval Of Gift From Jeffrey Epstein The president of the prestigious Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) admitted Thursday he had approved financial support from Jeffrey Epstein after the disgraced financier was convicted of......
11:32, 09/13/2019

Brexit: Britain Parliamentary Speaker Warns PM Johnson Not To Disobey Law Britain's parliamentary speaker has warned Prime Minister Boris Johnson not to disobey the law by refusing to ask for a Brexit delay and vowed to thwart any attempt to circumvent legislation....
11:32, 09/13/2019

"Don't Vape," Donald Trump, Wife Melania Tell Teen Son Barron: Report Donald Trump announced his administration was considering a ban on flavored vaping products, amid a growing outbreak of severe lung disease in the US that has claimed at least six lives....
11:32, 09/13/2019

Creative Michigan high school kids cosplay like pros for their ID photos Michigan’s North Farmington High School has little competition when it comes to taking ID photos. As part of an annual tradition, its seniors are encouraged to dress non-traditionally for their IDs as their favorite meme, film, TV character, or any o...
11:32, 09/13/2019

Challenge fatigue threatens The Great British Baking Show’s surprisingly sedate “Bread Week” Ten seasons into any reality competition show, it can be difficult for producers to find new spins on the familiar framework. For a series with a structure as fixed The Great British Baking Show’s, that becomes even harder. How many ways are there to...
11:32, 09/13/2019

Here Are the Best iPhone Pre-Order Deals Today, the floodgates opened for pre-ordering the next batch of Apple’s flagship smartphones and with it, a ton of promotions from multiple storefronts....
11:32, 09/13/2019

Find out who (or what) is following Chester in this The Terror: Infamy exclusive The Terror: Infamy has embarked on a mission to shine a light on an infamous but rarely discussed chapter of American history: the internment of Japanese Americans from 1942 to 1945. That look into the past—both the nation’s and that of the Nakayama ...
11:32, 09/13/2019

Three teens charged as Adults in Aggravated Robbery Case SIERRA VISTA, Ariz.- On Sept. 11, three teens were arrested and charged for aggravated assault. The Sierra Vista Police Department identified the three as 16-year-old Sierra Vista resident Michael Hayes, 16-year-old Douglas Resident Xaria Garcia and ...
11:33, 09/13/2019

Walmart grocery delivery expansion Walmart is expanding it’s grocery delivery service nationwide. Walmart’s “Delivery Unlimited” service will deliver grocery orders to customers’ homes for either $98 dollars per year or $12.95 per month. The service will...
11:33, 09/13/2019

BP arrest man wanted for rape, murder near Nogales TUCSON – U.S. Border Patrol agents recently arrested a Mexican national wanted for rape in Oregon near Nogales. Three men taken into custody by Tucson Sector agents for illegally crossing the United States border after they were found in Nogale...
11:33, 09/13/2019

Rural Metro working hiker rescue in Sabino Canyon TUCSON – Rural Metro Fire crews are responding to a hiker rescue in Sabino Canyon Thursday afternoon. Officials say a man in his 20s is unsure of his location. Rural Metro says the rescue is possibly due to heat exhaustion. A rescue helicopter is als...
11:33, 09/13/2019

Canon EOS M200 on the horizon? New mirrorless model rumored The Canon EOS M100 (pictured above) is one of those models that's easy to dismiss on account of its simplicity, but it's perfectly capable when you consider the market at which it's aimed, and its meagre price tag. And now, two ye...
12:00, 09/13/2019

New Apple AirPods 2 apparently revealed in leaked image Apple's recent iPhone 11 launch event left us bereft of the long-rumored Apple AirPods 2, but a new leaked image could give us a glimpse of the new Apple earbuds. SlashLeaks has shared a hazy image from contributor Leakspinner that it says ...
12:00, 09/13/2019

Will the Sony A7S III sport the 6K-shooting 19MP sensor found in the new FX9? It's the same old story: Sony announces another new camera that looks highly capable as a model in its own right, but it's hard to appreciate that amidst the fury of those pointing out that it doesn't have Alpha A7S III written on it.&...
12:00, 09/13/2019

7 red flags that could mean a product on Amazon is actually junk Noah Berger/Reuters Millions of Amazon items are listed online, ranging from products with stellar reviews to those with extremely low ratings. Some items available for sale do not meet certain regulations or otherwise come from sketchy third-party ...
12:00, 09/13/2019

The most ridiculous law in every state Darren McCollester/Getty There are plenty of urban legends and fake state laws circulating around the internet. However, these weird or outlandish laws are actually on the books, whether they're enforced or not. Here are the most ridiculous laws fro...
12:00, 09/13/2019

The Stories Slide Deck: How Stories stack up across social platforms (FB, SNAP) In the last few years, there’s been a major shift as to how consumers interact with social media. Rather than posting content that lives on the platform in perpetuity, users are now posting and viewing more “Stories,” video or image...
12:00, 09/13/2019

Kylie Rae Harris remembered by friends and family at Texas memorial service One week after Kylie Rae Harris died in a horrific car accident, the country singer's friends and loved ones gathered to honor her memory at a memorial service in her hometown of Plano, Texas. ...
12:00, 09/13/2019

Sterling Shepard won’t play against Bills with concussion Saquon Barkley and Evan Engram should expect a lot of touches against the Bills. The Giants No. 1 wide receiver, Sterling Shepard, officially has been ruled out for Sunday’s game with a concussion. “He’s getting better,” coach...
12:01, 09/13/2019

Betting on big losers in NFL’s Week 1 can make you money LAS VEGAS — What separates casual sports bettors from professionals? The first and most obvious distinction is that pros, also known as wiseguys or sharps, are much more successful and win at a higher rate. They are typically risking large amounts on...
12:01, 09/13/2019

PG&E reaches $11B deal with California wildfire insurers The utility said in a statement the tentative agreement covers 85 percent of the insurance claims from fires that included the one that decimated the town of Paradise and killed 86 people....
12:01, 09/13/2019

Beto O’Rourke’s new position on assault weapons is reversal from stance in 2018 Beto O’Rourke’s vow during the third round of Democratic presidential debates “to take your AR-15, your AK-47” if elected president appears to be a direct reversal of his stance last year. The former Texas congressman shared an emotional anecdote abo...
12:01, 09/13/2019

Diana Takes on the Post-Apocalypse in Our Exclusive First Look at Wonder Woman: Dead Earth Wonder Woman has faced many trials and tribulations in her quest to save the world of man from itself. But what happens when Diana wakes from slumber to find man’s world already lost? Welcome to DC Comics’ new take on the Princess of the Amazons, Dea...
12:01, 09/13/2019

Nicalis founder Tyrone Rodriguez posted a statement on Twitter last night in response to a Kotaku in Nicalis founder Tyrone Rodriguez posted a statement on Twitter last night in response to a Kotaku investigation into his racism and mistreatment of employees. Addressing the former but not the latter, he did not apologize but called his comments “ind...
12:01, 09/13/2019

Verizon plans 5G Home Internet in every city where it deploys mobile 5G Enlarge / A Verizon ad for its 5G Home service. (credit: Verizon) Verizon says it will bring its "5G Home" Internet service to every market where it deploys 5G mobile service. That might not be saying much, given how limited Verizon's early 5G depl...
12:32, 09/13/2019

Ford Models chairman accused of plunging company into debt with ‘reckless’ spending Josee Neron, a former VP of Operations, says Chairman Gerald Banks spent money in a "frivolous and reckless manner for years" — using company funds to pay for exorbitant executive salaries, redecorate the office with expensive furniture and attend a ...
12:32, 09/13/2019

Novartis MS drug cuts relapse rate by half compared to Sanofi medicine Novartis's investigational multiple sclerosis drug ofatumumab cut the relapse rate in patients by more than half in trials comparing it to Sanofi's Aubagio as the Swiss drugmaker aims to refresh its portfolio of medicines in neurological diseases....
12:32, 09/13/2019

FOCUS-Crisis-hit Boeing readies huge effort to return 737 MAX to the skies As Boeing Co sets its sights on winning approval to fly its 737 MAX within weeks, following a six-month safety ban, engineers around the world are rolling out plans for one of the biggest logistical operations in civil aviation history....
13:00, 09/13/2019

UPDATE 1-UPS to pay $8.4 million to resolve U.S. overcharging probe United Parcel Service Inc has agreed to pay the United States $8.4 million to resolve allegations it overcharged federal agencies for package delivery services, the U.S. Justice Department said on Friday....
13:00, 09/13/2019

Famous 'Lovers of Modena' Skeletons Were Young Men, New Analysis Finds A new analysis of the Lovers of Modena—a pair of 1,600-year-old skeletons found buried with their hands clasped together—reveals the pair as being male, in a discovery unique to archaeology.Read more......
13:01, 09/13/2019

Exclusive: Shudder's Blood Machines Trailer Promises a Musical Cyberpunk Experience Remember the tunnel ride in Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory? Imagine a 50-minute journey into that weird and wild beyond, except instead of a chocolate maker it’s an AI who turned herself into a giant ghost and led some hunters on a cyberpunk c...
13:01, 09/13/2019

9 Useful Spotify Features You Might Not Have Started Using Yet The Spotify apps are constantly updated, tweaked and refined, and that means a steady flow of new features for you to try out. In case you’ve been buried in your playlists to such an extent that you haven’t noticed what’s changed in Spotify since you...
13:01, 09/13/2019

Look: Large crab found abandoned behind pharmacy in England Workers at a pharmacy in Britain were left baffled when they found a large crab had been abandoned live in the alley outside their store, rescuers said....
13:01, 09/13/2019

Website offers 'Starbucks addict' $1,000 to switch to local for a month A web site is offering $1,000 to a chosen "Starbucks addict" willing to switch to local coffee shops for a full month "literally get paid to drink delicious coffee."...
13:01, 09/13/2019

Watch: Las Vegas woman spins world's largest hula hoop A Las Vegas woman who broke the Guinness World Record for largest hula hoop spun by a female said she had to wear a protective vest to keep from damaging her ribs....
13:01, 09/13/2019

WeWork may seek IPO valuation as low as $10 billion WeWork’s parent company may seek a valuation as low as $10 billion in its looming public debut, a dramatic discount to the $47 billion valuation it achieved in January, people familiar with the matter said Friday. The deliberations indicate tha...
13:02, 09/13/2019

Is Deutsche Bank drinking in the last chance saloon? As it presses ahead with restructuring, Deutsche will exit cast equities, cut back in rates and centre itself on a traditional corporate banking business. CEO Christian Sewing calls it the most radical transformation the bank has undertaken in decade...
13:32, 09/13/2019

China to Exempt U.S. Soybeans, Pork From Punitive Tariffs China’s move to exempt certain agricultural products from retaliatory tariffs appears aimed at addressing one of President Trump’s most pressing demands during the protracted trade war....
13:32, 09/13/2019

New York City health chief sounds alarm on vaping rates among middle-school children New York City Health Commissioner Oxiris Barbot, a pediatrician, said 1 in 15 middle-school students in the city said they currently use electronic cigarettes....
13:32, 09/13/2019

Houston climate protesters charged with violating 'infrastructure law': sheriff Climate protesters, who dangled beneath a bridge on Thursday shutting the channel to the nation's busiest petrochemical port at Houston, were charged on Friday with violating a new Texas law that protects 'critical infrastructure', the Harris County ...
13:32, 09/13/2019

Chicago brokerage to pay $1.5 million for cyber attack lapses: U.S. CFTC The U.S. Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) said on Friday that a Chicago-based futures brokerage will pay a total of $1.5 million for letting cyber criminals breach the firm's email systems and withdraw $1 million from a customer's accoun...
13:32, 09/13/2019

Shaun Livingston Outlasted Everything Given everything we know and can reasonably surmise about where the organization was and the people in charge of it, it seems safe to say that the Los Angeles Clippers didn’t have anything specific in mind when they drafted Shaun Livingston out of an...
14:00, 09/13/2019

SB Nation Deletes Racist Article Full Of Jokes About Domestic Violence One unfortunate side effect of having thousands of lowly paid people running a network of hundreds of team sites that drive traffic for a billion-dollar company, is that there’s not a whole lot of time for proper editorial vetting. This problem has m...
14:00, 09/13/2019

What's Wrong With Cam Newton? It’s time to start worrying about Cam Newton. If that wasn’t clear before the Panthers’ 20-14 home loss last night to the Buccaneers, it’s obvious now. The only question is whether Newton is injured or washed....
14:00, 09/13/2019

ThinkPad X1 Carbon 7th-gen mini-review: Minor updates made to a stellar machine Enlarge (credit: Valentina Palladino) There are some people who would never buy a ThinkPad, and there are others who flock to Lenovo's flagship business family every time the company makes an update. The latest release will be no exception, even if...
14:01, 09/13/2019

Washington, Silicon Valley Struggle to Unify on Protecting Elections A recent meeting between U.S. national-security officials and Silicon Valley executives shows how the two sides aren’t unified on how best to combat foreign election interference....
14:01, 09/13/2019

How Once-Doomed Mortgage Giants Gained New Lease on Life Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac cranked out profits after the financial crisis, and Congress couldn’t come up with a good alternative to them. Now, the Trump administration has a roadmap for reprivatizing them....
14:01, 09/13/2019

Taliban negotiators arrive in Moscow days after Trump declares Afghan peace talks 'dead' A Taliban negotiating team arrived in Russia Friday, less than a week after President Trump announced that peace talks with the Islamic militant group in Afghanistan were "dead."...
14:01, 09/13/2019

Dominican Republic minister promotes safety measures after tourist deaths, insists island is safe The Dominican minister of tourism touted new safety measures that been put in place after the public relations nightmare that erupted over the summer following the deaths of at least 9 American tourists at hotels in the Caribbean destination....
14:01, 09/13/2019

New Zealand man brings professional clown to pink-slip meeting who mimed crying, made balloon animals A New Zealand advertising executive facing the bleak prospect of being fired decided to inject a bit of humor into the situation, bringing a professional clown to his pink-slip meeting instead of a colleague for emotional support....
14:01, 09/13/2019

NASA Funds CubeSat Pathfinder Mission to Unique Lunar Orbit NASA has awarded a $13.7 million contract to Advanced Space of Boulder, Colorado, to develop and operate a CubeSat mission to the same lunar orbit targeted for Gateway – an orbiting outpost astronauts will visit before descending to the surface of th...
14:32, 09/13/2019

Sam Smith on being non-binary: 'I'm changing my pronouns to they/them' Singer ‘scared shitless but feeling super free right now’ and asks fans to be kind The pop star Sam Smith has come out as non-binary and asked to be addressed by the pronouns they/them. Smith, 27, wrote on Instagram: “After a lifetime of being at war...
14:32, 09/13/2019

Brits ban humorous food delivery ad for being misleading A food delivery service ad depicting an escaped prisoner getting food delivery and an astronaut receiving food in space has been banned. Veuer’s Mercer Morrison has the story.       ...
15:00, 09/13/2019

Federal corruption investigation involves UAW president, former president A source says the criminal complaint against UAW Region 5 Director Vance Pearson refers to UAW President Gary Jones and his predecessor.       ...
15:00, 09/13/2019

Author J.K. Rowling Donates $18.8 Million to Research Into the Treatment of Multiple Sclerosis (LONDON) — Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling has made a substantial donation for research into the treatment of multiple sclerosis at a center named after her late mother. The 15.3 million-pound ($18.8 million) donation announced Thursday will b...
15:00, 09/13/2019

GOP Politicians Liz Cheney and Rand Paul Caught Up In Fierce Foreign Policy Twitter Fight (WASHINGTON) — He called her a warmonger. She called him a terrorist-supporting loser. And on it went Thursday between Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul and Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney in the latest Republican contest to influence — or just figure out ...
15:00, 09/13/2019

Here’s Why New York City Is Now Trying to Repeal Its Ban on ‘Gay Conversion Therapy’ (NEW YORK) — A New York City law banning so-called gay conversion therapy would be repealed under legislation introduced Thursday over concerns that a pending federal lawsuit could lead to a decision unfavorable to the LGBTQ community if the ca...
15:00, 09/13/2019

2,100-year-old ‘iPhone case’ found in depths of ocean Even ancient societies didn’t want to pay for Apple Care! Archaeologists have pulled what looks like a jewel-studded iPhone case from the depths of the ocean in southern Siberia – a site known by some as Russia’s “Atlantis.” I...
15:32, 09/13/2019

Mom allegedly fed fast food to dying obese child A United Kingdom mother who purportedly called her obese child a “doughnut” and prevented the teen from participating in physical activities, allegedly continued to provide fast food to him or her as the child was dying in the hospital, according to ...
15:32, 09/13/2019

Airlines’ rising carbon emissions are eclipsing any fuel efficiency gains US airlines are increasing their emissions of climate-changing gases much faster than they are boosting fuel efficiency, according to an environmental group’s report....
15:32, 09/13/2019

No 10 plays down hopes of Brexit breakthrough Downing Street has no plans to publish proposals despite chance of border compromiseDowning Street has played down the prospect of an early breakthrough in Brexit talks despite hopes of a compromise on the Irish backstop, as Boris Johnson prepares to...
15:32, 09/13/2019

Trump reportedly calls Egypt's president his 'favorite dictator' – live President called out ‘Where’s my favorite dictator?’ over a gathering of US and Egyptian officials, Wall Street Journal reportsSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 11.09pm BST There has been ongoing scrutiny today of the Trump admini...
15:32, 09/13/2019

Even the Tories admit it: only duty free can get us through | Marina Hyde The government’s no-deal advertising blitz includes promises of cheap booze and cigarettes, and we might well need themNow wanted north of the border for a prorogation scam, prime minister Boris Johnson went on the run this week with a series of alar...
15:32, 09/13/2019

Canelo Álvarez scaling two weight classes in bid for Sergey Kovalev's title Mexican to climb two divisions to fight Kovalev on 2 NovemberÁlvarez, 29, is coming off points win over Daniel Jacobs in MayCanelo Álvarez will move up two weight classes to challenge Sergey Kovalev for the WBO light heavyweight championship on 2 Nov...
15:32, 09/13/2019

Greta Thunberg and youth climate activists protest outside White House Young activists rallied in protest of inadequate government action on the climate crisis, chanting: ‘Protect our future’Thunberg joins young activists in climate protest – live updatesSwedish climate activist Greta Thunberg – who has inspired young p...
15:32, 09/13/2019

Cameron accuses Johnson and Gove of behaving appallingly over Brexit Former PM tells Times he worries desperately about Britain’s futureFor the Record: signs of trouble before David Cameron book hits shelvesWho’s to blame for the mess we’re in? Don’t look at me!David Cameron has revealed Brexit makes him depressed and...
15:32, 09/13/2019

Anywhere but Westminster | ’All this has to stop': our real Brexit crisis – video Away from the drama in London, what's actually going on? In Wigan, Bury, Manchester, Nuneaton and Macclesfield, John Harris and John Domokos find confusion and weariness about Brexit and fury at the so-called coup - as well as homelessness, hunger a...
15:32, 09/13/2019

'Why aren't you in parliament?' Boris Johnson heckled in Rotherham – video A protester was ejected as the prime minister made a speech in Rotherham on Friday. The man said: ‘Why are you not … in parliament sorting out the mess that you have created?’ Johnson replied: ‘I’m very happy to get back to parliament very soon’ Cont...
15:32, 09/13/2019

Carrier's New CFO to Guide Spinoff From United Technologies Carrier Global Corp. on Friday named a new finance chief, a move that comes as the heating-and-cooling-systems company prepares to spin off from United Technologies Corp. next year....
15:32, 09/13/2019

Sophie Kinsella: 'Can You Keep a Secret?' book feels 'fresh' as film Author Sophie Kinsella speaks with UPI about the film adaptation of her 2003 book "Can You Keep a Secret?" The film, starring Alexandra Daddario and Tyler Hoechlin, is in theaters Friday....
15:32, 09/13/2019

Watch: Make Super-Soft Atta (Wheat Dough) In Just One Minute With This Genius Tip There are times when the dough can go miserably wrong. But what if we tell you there is a way that could help you knead a super-soft dough in just a minute?!...
16:00, 09/13/2019

High-Protein Diet: 5 Protein-Rich Nuts And Seeds You Can Have Through The Day Protein-Rich Diet: Healthy seeds have become a rage in the world of health and nutrition.Here are 5 protein-rich nuts and seeds that you may add to your diet for healthy weight loss...
16:00, 09/13/2019

Six Hours In, Borderlands 3 Just Feels Like More Borderlands (And It's Kinda Busted) Borderlands 3 is almost certainly the game that you think it is. Six hours in, a lot of my feelings remain the same as they were when I first played Borderlands 3 at an extended preview last month. In a lot of ways it’s a time capsule, in some ways e...
16:00, 09/13/2019

Disney CEO Bob Iger resigns from Apple board as TV battle looms Apple Inc said on Friday Walt Disney Co Chief Executive Officer Bob Iger had resigned from the company's board of directors on Sept. 10 as the two companies prepare to take each other on head-to-head in the streaming television business....
16:00, 09/13/2019

IMF has a decision to make in Argentina: rock or hard place? The International Monetary Fund has a tough choice to make in Argentina: Unlock over $5 billion in funds under the country's loan deal as the government strains to stave off default, or hold the money back and risk sparking more market panic....
16:00, 09/13/2019

Delhi Declaration: Countries agree to make ‘land degradation neutrality’ by 2030, a national target for action A major UN conference on fighting desertification agreed on Friday to make the Sustainable Development Goal target of achieving “land degradation neutrality” (LDN), a national target for action....
16:00, 09/13/2019

Zion Williamson’s power too much for golf: ‘He literally broke the club!’ Zion Williamson’s power has always been evident on the basketball court. But on the golf course the 6-foot-7, 285-pounder was a lot more force than finesse, actually snapping his club in a team outing on Friday. New Orleans had an outing for sponsors...
16:32, 09/13/2019

Tim Tebow fired up over California college players getting paid Tim Tebow is fed up. A day after the California senate passed a vote making it illegal for schools in the state to take scholarships or eligibility away from student-athletes who have accepted endorsement money, Tebow blasted the idea of paying stude...
16:32, 09/13/2019

North Carolina vs. Wake Forest prediction: Tough spot for Tar Heels There’s no need to wait for college football to kick off Saturday afternoon. Plenty of intrigue exists Friday night, including Mack Brown looking to remain undefeated in his unlikely second stint at North Carolina, and Mike Leach facing former ...
16:32, 09/13/2019

Sasha Banks ‘re-evaluated’ her life during WWE absence Sasha Banks has lifted the lid on her recent WWE hiatus and revealed she just needed to “step back and re-evaluate” her life. “The Boss” had vanished from WWE shows since she and Bayley lost the Women’s Tag-Team Titles at WrestleMania back in April u...
16:32, 09/13/2019

Men Hired to Test Iowa Courthouse Security Arrested After They Did the Job Too Well Law enforcement arrested two men who broke into Iowa’s Dallas County Courthouse this week, despite their insistence that they had been hired to do so by the state court administration.Read more......
16:32, 09/13/2019

The RetroBeat: The Dreamcast needs its own micro-console I reviewed the Sega Genesis Mini earlier this week, and I love this micro-console homage to the 16-bit masterpiece. But that wasn’t the only Sega-themed retro event of the week. The Dreamcast celebrated its 20th anniversary on September 9. The ...
16:32, 09/13/2019

Macaskill on markets: Investment banks and the sharing economy Bankers in Europe have discussed pooling resources across different institutions for some years, as the threat from bigger US rivals has become painfully obvious....
16:32, 09/13/2019

Volkswagen T-Roc R: hot compact SUV on sale from £38,450 Performance crossover closely follows segment-leading Golf R hot hatchback with 296bhp and a top speed of 155mph The new Volkswagen T-Roc R is now available to order in the UK, with prices starting from £38,450.  Standard equipment includes white pa...
16:32, 09/13/2019

Kamala Harris' debate performance fails to sway big-money donors Sen. Kamala Harris failed to impress wealthy financiers in the third debate. Bundlers and big-money donors are still not ready to back her candidacy....
16:32, 09/13/2019

It seems a no-deal Brexit is going to happen, Finland's Prime Minister says A no-deal Brexit looks likely, Finland's Prime Minister Antti Rinne told CNBC Friday, though he is still hopeful that both sides of the English Channel will have good relations going forward....
16:32, 09/13/2019

Extinction Rebellion activists target London fashion week Protesters to hold fashion funeral in demand for industry to take climate crisis seriouslyNot long ago, high drama at London fashion week meant a battle over hemlines or between designer egos. But as the climate crisis challenges fashion’s fundamenta...
16:32, 09/13/2019

Antibiotics prior to immunotherapy lower survival rate for cancer patients, study says Cancer patients who took antibiotics before starting immunotherapy survived, on average, for two months following treatment, according to a new study....
17:00, 09/13/2019

Fury, Wilder agree to terms of rematch, third fight-report Heavyweights Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder have agreed to terms for their highly anticipated rematch, promoter Bob Arum told BT Sport, while also signing a deal for a third fight....
17:00, 09/13/2019

US sanctions North Korean hacking groups it says stole millions around the world The U.S. Treasury on Friday sanctioned three hacking groups it says have links to North Korea's intelligence bureau and have stolen millions from banks and other entities around the world....
17:00, 09/13/2019

Ari Fleischer: The Democratic agenda is putting the party in jeopardy for 2020 A liberal Democratic agenda is putting the party in danger of losing the 2020 presidential election, former White House Press Secretary Ari Fleischer said Friday....
17:00, 09/13/2019

DOJ watchdog submits draft report on alleged FISA abuses to Barr The Justice Department’s inspector general told lawmakers Friday his team is nearly finished with its long-awaited review of alleged surveillance abuses by the DOJ and FBI during the Russia investigation, saying they have submitted a draft to the att...
17:00, 09/13/2019

Air Force deal to refuel near Trump’s Scottish resort reportedly signed under Obama The controversial arrangement by the U.S. Air Force to refuel at a Scottish airport near President Trump’s Turnberry golf resort apparently was signed under the Obama administration, according to multiple reports. ...
17:00, 09/13/2019

The True Story Behind Hustlers Might Even Be Wilder Than the Movie Don't call them strippers. When Samantha Barbash and Roselyn (aka Rosie) Keo were first taken into police custody in 2014, their major issue was that the cops and eventually the media......
17:00, 09/13/2019

"Careless" Nick Cannon Says He Wanted Christina Milian to Catch Him Cheating Nick Cannon is responding to ex Christina Milian's recent relationship confession. Earlier this week, the Falling Inn Love actress sat down for a candid chat with Justin Sylvester for......
17:00, 09/13/2019

Why Married at First Sight's Doug Hehner Hopes Jamie Otis Is Pregnant With a Boy Jamie Otis and Doug Hehner are getting ready to welcome another baby! The Married at First Sight mama took to Instagram on Thursday to give an update on her pregnancy......
17:00, 09/13/2019

Kim Kardashian Explains Why Her Kids' Names Fit Their Personalities Kim Kardashian put a lot of thought into choosing the perfect names for her little ones. The Keeping Up With the Kardashians star dished on the name-picking process on Friday's......
17:00, 09/13/2019

The Creators of Bojack Horseman on Pushing the Limits of Adult Animation Even Further With Undone Over its five seasons, Netflix’s Bojack Horseman has become one of the darkest and saddest shows on television. There are divorces, betrayals, heavy bouts of depression, drug overdoses and dementia; one Emmy-nominated episode features the main ...
17:32, 09/13/2019

The Goldfinch Is a Uniquely Challenging Novel to Adapt. Here’s Why the Movie Was Doomed This article contains spoilers for both the novel and the film adaptation of The Goldfinch. Donna Tartt’s novel The Goldfinch was met with widespread enthusiasm upon its 2013 release: it received the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and spent over 3...
17:32, 09/13/2019

Ted Cruz teases future White House bid: 'I hope to run again' Sen. Ted Cruz, a runner-up in the 2016 Republican primary, said he hopes to launch another White House bid in the future, calling his previous campaign "the most fun I've ever had."...
17:32, 09/13/2019

IPO market heats up, but investors are shunning unprofitable companies Money losing unicorns are falling out of favor with investors. The dismal performances of Uber, Lyft and Slack after they debuted on Wall Street earlier this year could be a sign that the appetite for unprofitable companies is waning....
17:32, 09/13/2019

Lamborghin could revolutionize electric supercars Lamborghini's newest supercar, the $2 million Sián hybrid, will be the fastest and most powerful Lamborghini ever made. But it also represents a small step toward what Lamborghini hopes will be the future of electric cars....
17:32, 09/13/2019

BJP MPs Replace Congress Leaders As Heads Of 2 Parliamentary Panels Two crucial parliamentary panels, the standing committees on finance and external affairs, which were headed by Congress MPs in previous Lok Sabha are now chaired by BJP MPs....
17:32, 09/13/2019

Narada Case: Court Tells Trinamool MLA To Record Voice Sample Before CBI The Calcutta High Court on Friday directed Trinamool Congress MLA Iqbal Ahmed to appear before the CBI to give a voice sample in connection with the Narada tapes scam....
17:32, 09/13/2019

Tulsi Gabbard, Ted Cruz Among 60 US Lawmakers To Attend PM Modi's Event Over 60 prominent US lawmakers, including first American-Hindu Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard and Indian-American Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi, will attend the "Howdy Modi!" mega diaspora event in......
17:32, 09/13/2019

Jairam Ramesh's Dig At States "Diluting" Centre's Motor Vehicles Act Senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh on Friday took a swipe at the Modi government over states "diluting" the 2019 Motor Vehicles Act, saying they are quoting the same article of the Constitution that......
17:32, 09/13/2019

|ChinabacksUSfarmpurchasesastradetalksatmospherewarms China says it is encouraging companies to buy US farm products including soybeans and pork, and will exclude those commodities from additional tariffs, in the latest move to ease tensions before the two sides resume trade talks....
17:32, 09/13/2019

Without Homes, or a State: In Dorian-Battered Bahamas, Haitians Are Hard Hit More than 2,000 people evacuated to Nassau from ravaged islands, almost all Haitian, are in shelters with nowhere to go. ‘Some dogs are living better.’...
17:32, 09/13/2019

Jose Mourinho reveals 'hurt' after criticising Chelsea boss Frank Lampard following Man Utd defeat Jose Mourinho has revealed it "hurt" him to criticise Frank Lampard after the Chelsea manager suffered a heavy defeat to Manchester United in his first game in charge....
18:00, 09/13/2019

Fifa 20 fastest players: Aubameyang, Mane, Sane make the top 20 EA Sports have released a list of the top 20 fastest players on its upcoming release of the Fifa 20 and once again, it's a Premier League player who takes the prize....
18:00, 09/13/2019

How will Liverpool line up against Newcastle? Divock Origi set to start after international break With Egypt and Senegal's full teams currently not scheduled to return to action until November, Jurgen Klopp had no need to fret over the fitness of Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane ahead of this weekend's visit of Newcastle....
18:00, 09/13/2019

Quique Sanchez Flores ready to end Jose Holebas spat after Watford return Quique Sanchez Flores has hinted he is ready to bury the hatchet with Jose Holebas after falling out with the defender during his first spell at Watford....
18:00, 09/13/2019

Ashes 2019: Jofra Archer and Sam Curran put England in charge on day two of final Test On the second day of the final Ashes Test at the Oval, England got Steve Smith out, and are therefore in charge of this Test. They end it with a lead of 78, and all 10 second innings wickets in hand....
18:01, 09/13/2019

Perfect timing by Jos Buttler with England futures on the line in change up Whether England's players know it or not, as many as half of them are on notice in the final Test of the summer at the Kia Oval. The urn may be gone, but there are futures on the line. Who knows how radical England's changes will be, but changes ther...
18:01, 09/13/2019

Muslim NJ mayor says he was detained at JFK, questioned about terrorists The mayor of a New Jersey town said he was racially profiled at JFK Airport this August while he and his family were returning to the US from a trip to Turkey, reports said Friday. Mohamed Khairullah, a Muslim and the longtime mayor of Prospect Park,...
18:32, 09/13/2019

Man arrested for swinging sword on Empire State Building observation deck A sword-swinging man was arrested Friday afternoon on the observation deck of the Empire State Building, cops said. No one was injured in the ordeal around 4:30 p.m. when the 35-year-old man pulled the cane sword, according to NYPD. Police sources sa...
18:32, 09/13/2019

De Blasio tries to bat away ‘quid-pro-quo’ claims with hotels union Mayor Bill de Blasio struggled Friday to bat away quid-pro-quo allegations reported by The Post over City Hall’s pro-Hotel Trades Council policy reversal — which came as the politically powerful union gave his quixotic presidential bid ke...
18:32, 09/13/2019

City Council’s effort to ban menthol cigarette sales in NYC gains support Sales of menthol-flavored cigarettes in the Big Apple could soon be going up in smoke. A Bronx councilman who sponsored legislation to ban the sale of menthol- and other minty-flavored cigarettes says he’s gotten enough support from colleagues to ult...
18:32, 09/13/2019

Baby born in Tennessee on 9/11 at 9:11 weighs 9 pounds, 11 ounces: 'It’s very rare but very special' A  couple who welcomed their daughter on the 18th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terror attacks was shocked when the baby arrived at 9:11 p.m. and weighed 9 pounds, 11 ounces. ...
18:32, 09/13/2019

Saab presents first Brazilian Gripen E fighter for flight test Saab delivered the first Brazilian Gripen E aircraft to start initial flight test programs in Sweden. The aircraft will move to Brazil next year for more tests, and deliveries to Brazil's air force will start in 2021....
19:00, 09/13/2019

Hand-Holding Skeletons Were Both Men… And No, They Were Not Gay Lovers Two skeletons intentionally buried hand-in-hand – the so-called ‘Lovers of Modena’ – were always assumed to be male and female ...
19:00, 09/13/2019

The Itinerary of Odysseus, an Ancient Treasure Map Did Homer’s Odyssey contain a secret code, that would guide the Greeks to gain complete control over the Black Sea and the North Atlantic and access to the riches of precious metals and other treasures? ...
19:00, 09/13/2019

Congress asks Google, Facebook, Apple, Amazon for documents in Big Tech bipartisan probe Lawmakers investigating the market dominance of Big Tech on Friday asked Google, Facebook, Amazon and Apple for a broad range of documents.       ...
19:00, 09/13/2019

This lobster reaps the rewards of cannibalistic ‘squid storm’ NOAA’s Deep Discoverer captured the feeding frenzy of a bunch of shortfin squid, who are such "enthusiastic" eaters, they sometimes eat each other! This makes for an ideal situation for lobsters on the ocean floor below.    ...
19:00, 09/13/2019

UK's first marine park in Plymouth 'to lead way in ocean innovation' Plymouth Sound is set to be designated the UK's first national marine park, with the aim of protecting the area's estimated 1,000 species of marine life and vast seafaring economy....
19:32, 09/13/2019

Macron must not buckle on pension reform In Paris, protesters brought the French capital to a near standstill on Friday. They're furious over President Emmanuel Macron's pension reform program, and they're promising that larger protests will follow....
19:32, 09/13/2019

SEIU accused of union-busting by its own staff Staff members of the Service Employees International Union, one of the nation's largest labor organizations, have accused it of union-busting and mounted a stepped-up campaign against it in the last week. The staffers have walked out, hung a banner f...
19:32, 09/13/2019

The Chicago International Film Festival welcomes spooky season with an After Dark exclusive Fall is on its way—The Onion’s own Mr. Autumn Man has declared it so. And with the cooler weather and shorter days comes the advent of what social media has collectively dubbed “spooky season,” the extended Halloween celebration that now extends well...
19:32, 09/13/2019

Reality comes Undone in exquisite new series from BoJack Horseman team It’s no mean feat to craft a show compelling enough to be consumed in one sitting, let alone one that practically demands you do it all over again immediately after finishing it, despite the fact that six other shows have probably premiered in the ti...
19:32, 09/13/2019

Cops called to prevent 3,000-person hide-and-seek game in a Scottish IKEA Shopping in IKEA can be an extreme sport in itself. But in the midst of these massive stores full of containers, furniture, and Swedish meatballs also lies a pretty great foundation for hide-and-seek. However, when you plan to have 3,000 people parta...
19:32, 09/13/2019

Can Canelo Alvarez dominate the number one light-heavyweight? Canelo Alvarez will challenge Sergey Kovalev for the WBO light-heavyweight title on November 2 in Las Vegas The post Can Canelo Alvarez dominate the number one light-heavyweight? appeared first on Boxing News....
19:32, 09/13/2019

The man behind the new Tyson Fury Declan Taylor speaks to Ben Davison, Tyson Fury's precocious young trainer ahead of the Otto Wallin fight in Las Vegas The post The man behind the new Tyson Fury appeared first on Boxing News....
19:32, 09/13/2019

David Quinn has a surprising winger on the Rangers’ top line No beating around the bush: One day before the first full-team practice at training camp, Rangers coach David Quinn announced who will be on his top line. On Friday, Quinn said 24-year-old Pavel Buchnevich will be joining new addition Artemi Panarin ...
19:32, 09/13/2019

David Quinn already setting his expectations for Rangers A day after Rangers team president John Davidson said making the playoffs was “a goal,” but “improvement” was the main focus for the team, in came second-year head coach David Quinn to answer just how he plans to marry those two ideas. Quinn went bac...
19:32, 09/13/2019

Ken Burns on the love and loss of 'Country Music' Ken Burns, the renowned documentarian known for bringing American history to vivid life, debuts his latest effort on Sunday, "Country Music." The ambitious yet intimate eight-part PBS series chronicles one of the country's indigenous and most beloved...
19:32, 09/13/2019

Tunisia’s Presidential Election 2019: Who’s Running, What’s at Stake Tunisians head to the polls on Sunday in national elections that will decide the next president, in a major test for the nascent democracy. The death of secularist President Beji Caïd Essebsi, 92, in July forced the presidential elections to be...
20:00, 09/13/2019

Disney CEO Bob Iger departs Apple’s board with video showdown looming SAN FRANCISCO — Walt Disney Co. CEO Robert Iger has stepped down from Apple’s board of directors as the two companies prepare to launch competing video streaming services aimed at market leader Netflix. Apple disclosed Iger’s departure in...
20:00, 09/13/2019

As Promised, Anand Mahindra Replaces Plastic Bottles In Boardrooms Staying true to his word, Anand Mahindra has replaced plastic bottles in boardrooms with re-fillable ones. In July, the Chairman of the Mahindra Group had promised on Twitter that he would ban plastic......
20:32, 09/13/2019

What David Quinn 2.0 must look like for Rangers The message delivered by David Quinn throughout his rookie NHL head coaching season was loud. A year later, it is clear Quinn’s approach will have to be more nuanced, for more will be expected of him and the Rangers this time around. Make no mistake....
20:32, 09/13/2019

Sterling Not On Same Level As Messi, Ronaldo: Guardiola Raheem Sterling enjoyed his best goal-scoring season last year as he netted 25 times to help City win the domestic treble of Premier League, FA Cup and League Cup....
20:32, 09/13/2019

Eden Hazard To Make Real Madrid Debut In La Liga Eden Hazard was expected to make his debut in Vigo in the opening round in mid-August after joining Madrid for an initial 100 million euros from Chelsea in June....
20:32, 09/13/2019

"Will Never Be Great": After Harmison, Another Englishman Lays Into Smith Steve Smith, irrespective of his phenomenal form in the Ashes series, is still being castigated by some for his role in the ball-tampering scandal in South Africa....
20:32, 09/13/2019

What I Found When I Crawled Under The 2020 Land Rover Defender I just crawled under the 2020 Land Rover Defender—the unibody, independent suspension-equipped successor to a legendary body-on-frame, solid-axle off-road brute. What I saw didn’t appear to be an SUV built on a special off-road platform, but rather a...
20:32, 09/13/2019

Ellen reveals she dated one of Brad Pitt's exes: We 'have similar taste in women' Ellen DeGeneres and Brad Pitt have both dated the same woman in the past. The talk show host revealed she's dated one of his exes on Friday's show.        ...
21:32, 09/13/2019

Biden and Warren Avoid Direct Conflict — But for How Long? They have staked out diverging political paths, but have mostly refrained from attacking each other. Now a more combative phase of the race seems inevitable....
22:00, 09/13/2019

Farmers react cautiously to China excluding soy, pork from new tariffs Soy and pork prices jumped Friday after China announced it would exclude those commodities from its latest round of tariff escalations, but farmers say it's too soon to celebrate....
22:00, 09/13/2019

UA Police: 2 arrested in connection to assault on African-American student TUCSON – Two students who allegedly assaulted an African-American student on Tuesday have been arrested, according to the University of Arizona. UAPD released the names of the two suspects. Matthew Frazier and Matthew Rawlings were charged with class...
22:32, 09/13/2019

TFD: Students exposed to chemical after spill on TUSD bus TUCSON – Emergency crews have responded to a chemical exposure after a vial spilled on a Tucson Unified school bus near Dodge Road and 24th Street Friday afternoon. According to TUSD officials, about 20 children may have been contaminated in co...
22:32, 09/13/2019

Tonight’s Friday Football Fever has big matchups & regional rivalries TUCSON – Get ready for some big matchups in high school football tonight.  The 4th Edition of the 2019 Friday Football Fever kicks off around 10:18 p.m. tonight on News 4 Tucson. The Marana Pumpkin Patch and Farm Festival Game of the Week is a ...
22:32, 09/13/2019

Rashford and Martial told by Solskjær to raise Manchester United goal rate • Manager lays on the line his standards for forwards• Forty goals between them would still not be ‘top, top-class’Ole Gunnar Solskjær has said that even if Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial were to improve their Premier League goal return to one e...
23:00, 09/13/2019

Manchester City won’t spend big to replace injured Laporte, says Guardiola • French central defender could be sidelined until March• ‘We could not invest in the summer, we can’t do it in winter’Pep Guardiola has said that as Manchester City were unable to buy a centre-back in the summer there appears little chance of adding...
23:00, 09/13/2019

Klopp: Liverpool need a big atmosphere at Anfield to see off Newcastle – video Jürgen Klopp believes Newcastle's win against Tottenham in August shows they will be a 'real challenge' for Liverpool. 'We need pretty much everybody on their toes,' Klopp said of Liverpool's first home game in three weeks. 'If we have the atmosphere...
23:00, 09/13/2019

Museum says not everything glittered in Dutch ‘Golden Age’ A museum in Amsterdam is facing criticism for its decision to stop using the term “Golden Age” to describe the 17th century, when the Netherlands was a mercantile, military and artistic superpower...
23:00, 09/13/2019

Parents of murdered Democratic staffer Seth Rich can sue Fox News: U.S. court A federal appeals court on Friday revived a lawsuit against Fox News Network over its reporting on Seth Rich, a former Democratic National Committee employee whose unsolved murder sparked uncorroborated right-wing conspiracy theories....
23:00, 09/13/2019

Tropical cyclone bears down on Bahamas, U.N. pledges aid A tropical cyclone carrying heavy rain and strong winds neared the already devastated Bahamas on Friday, threatening to complicate Hurricane Dorian recovery efforts as the U.N. secretary-general arrived in the islands in a show of support....
23:00, 09/13/2019

White House to roll out tax cut plan mid-2020: Kudlow The Trump administration plans to unveil a tax cut plan in mid-2020, a top White House adviser said on Friday, saying it would be targeted to giving significant relief to the middle class....
23:00, 09/13/2019

UPDATE 3-U.S and European regulators reviewing safety of heartburn drugs like Zantac U.S. and European drug regulators said on Friday they are reviewing the safety of the widely taken heartburn drug ranitidine, commonly known by the brand name Zantac, after they found traces of a probable cancer-causing impurity in some versions of t...
23:00, 09/13/2019

FOCUS-Citigroup stands by card strategy despite economic clouds Some Wall Street analysts have begun to question whether Citigroup Inc's big bet on credit cards will backfire if the U.S. economy enters a recession, despite the bank saying it is underwriting responsibly....
23:00, 09/13/2019

Mercedes first to win back-to-back Grand Turismo World Tour finals Mercedes was victorious in the fourth 2019 Gran Turismo World Tour event at Red Bull's Hangar-7 in Austria, becoming the first-ever manufacturer to win back-to-back finals...
23:32, 09/13/2019

Missouri AG refers 12 former Catholic priests for potential prosecution after abuse probe Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt announced Friday that his office had referred 12 former Roman Catholic priests for possible criminal prosecution following a 13-month probe of how diocesan leaders handled allegations of child abuse. ...
23:32, 09/13/2019

Jon Stewart sets his sights on helping burn pit vets with new PSA Now that thousands of those who were made ill due to their exposure to toxins at Ground Zero are finally receiving access to a crucial compensation fund, Jon Stewart has set his sights on helping the hundreds of thousands of veterans who may have bec...
23:32, 09/13/2019

Seattle-area council member proposes $1M busing program for homeless A Seattle-area council member is pushing a $1 million proposal that would bus homeless people out of the state as part of a "family reunification" plan. ...
23:32, 09/13/2019

Tropical Depression Nine forms near Bahamas Tropical Depression Nine has formed near the Bahamas and is forecast to become a tropical storm on Saturday, the National Hurricane Center said on Friday....
00:00, 09/14/2019

Dead man with cuts to wrist and chest found hog tied in Bronx apartment A dead man with slashes to his chest and wrists was found tied up in a Bronx apartment building on Friday evening, police said. A resident of the building on Creston Avenue near Field Place in Fordham Heights smelled the man’s body decomposing ...
00:32, 09/14/2019

Bulgarian FA slams England boss Southgate over racism concerns "The president of the Bulgarian Football Union (BFU) Borislav Mihaylov has expressed his indignation and disappointment over comments by England manager Gareth Southgate about the prospect of racism at next month\u0027s Euro 2020 qualifier in Sofia."...
00:32, 09/14/2019

Five dead as torrential rain and floods batter Spain Almería and Murcia airports closed with many areas on high alert as downpours continueFive people have died as heavy rain and flash-flooding continue to batter south-eastern Spain, swelling rivers, turning roads into torrents and forcing the shutdown...
00:32, 09/14/2019

In love with the graph: Neo4j spreads the obsession of a new database one app at a time Lyft's "Amundsen" metadata system is an example of how knowledge graphs are spreading throughout companies with grass-roots projects. It's all part of winning hearts and minds, in the view of Neo4j, the San Francisco startup spreading the religion of...
01:01, 09/14/2019

Fitbit Versa 2 review: Buy it for its outstanding sleep and health tracking, not for its limited smartwatch functionality Fitbit saw solid success with last year's Versa, but stumbled a bit with the Versa Lite. The Versa 2 improves on the original in every area and is worth consideration at $200 if you are looking for a 24/7 activity tracker in a watch form factor....
01:01, 09/14/2019

Beijing backs away from including Huawei in trade talks China is pulling back on demands that national security issues be included in trade talks, suggesting that the status of Chinese telecom company Huawei, which the U.S. has called a national security threat and placed on a blacklist, won't be a factor...
01:01, 09/14/2019

Saudi Arabia says fires at Aramco sites 'under control' after drone attacks Drone attacks on two Saudi Aramco factories in Abqaiq and Khurais provinces on Saturday sparked fires that the state oil company brought under control, the Saudi interior ministry spokesman said without identifying the source of the drones....
01:01, 09/14/2019

Fires from drone attacks on two Aramco sites under control: Saudi govt spokesman Drone attacks on two Saudi Aramco factories in Abqaiq and Khurais on Saturday caused fires that the company's security forces brought under control, a spokesman for Saudi Arabia's interior ministry said in a statement....
01:01, 09/14/2019

Exclusive: Turkey's Erdogan says to discuss with Trump buying U.S. Patriot missiles Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said he will discuss buying U.S. Patriot missiles with President Donald Trump this month, saying his personal bond with the U.S. leader could overcome a crisis caused by Ankara buying Russian air defense systems....
01:01, 09/14/2019

Britain may need a second Brexit referendum, says former PM Cameron Former British prime minister David Cameron, who took the decision in 2016 to hold a referendum on the country's membership of the European Union, said another vote may be needed to resolve the Brexit impasse....
01:01, 09/14/2019

Arizona Football Gameday: Texas Tech TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona quarterback Khalil Tate failed to live up to the Heisman Trophy hype a year ago, hampered by injuries and a new offensive system. Now that he’s healthy and has a better grasp of how second-year coach Kevin Sumlin wants hi...
02:00, 09/14/2019

Apple's app store eyed in U.S. Congress antitrust probe The U.S. House Judiciary Committee on Friday requested information from Apple Inc Chief Executive Tim Cook as part of an investigation of competition in digital markets....
02:00, 09/14/2019

Former Trump national security adviser Bolton resumes political activities Former White House national security adviser John Bolton, who parted ways this week with President Donald Trump, resumed his old job on Friday as head of two political action committees and announced $50,000 in contributions to Republican candidates....
02:00, 09/14/2019

Zooey Deschanel Is Dating Property Brother Star Jonathan Scott New couple alert--and this one may come out of left field. One week after announcing her separation, Zooey Deschanel is moving on with Property Brothers star Jonathan Scott. She and the......
02:01, 09/14/2019

Felicity Huffman Reflects On Her ''Eternal Shame'' in Tearful Sentencing Speech Felicity Huffman is facing the consequences of her actions. On Friday, the mother-of-two was sentenced to 14 days in prison, plus supervised release for one year, 250 hours of community......
02:01, 09/14/2019

Yankees’ Giancarlo Stanton plays in a simulated game TORONTO — Giancarlo Stanton, out since June 25 with a sprained right knee, participated in a simulated game Friday in Tampa and played four innings in the outfield. According to Yankees manager Aaron Boone, Stanton saw a lot of pitches. “Continue to ...
02:01, 09/14/2019

Bank Employee Unions Warn Of Strike. Heres All You Need To Know Bank strike 2019: Bank strike to lead to four-day bank holiday: The two-day strike will begin on the midnight of September 25. The unions have also mentioned an indefinite stir from the second week of......
02:01, 09/14/2019

Target 20th Anniversary Collection is live but some items are already selling out online Target shoppers stayed up late to shop the retailer's 20th Anniversary Collection online. More are expected to head to stores Saturday.       ...
02:32, 09/14/2019

A federal appeals court threw out 5-cent 'Forever Stamp' price hike. Will prices now drop? A federal appeals court threw out a 5-cent hike to the price of a first class stamp that went into effect in January.       ...
02:32, 09/14/2019

France, Germany blast Facebook's Libra, back public cryptocurrency France and Germany said on Friday that Facebook Inc's Libra currency posed risks to the financial sector that could block its authorization in Europe, and backed the development of an alternative public cryptocurrency....
02:32, 09/14/2019

Kashmiris allege night terror by Indian troops in crackdown Residents of Kashmir villages say Indian troops conducted acts of violence and intimidation in nighttime raids beginning just before the New Delhi government stripped the disputed region of its statehood last month...
02:32, 09/14/2019

Teen Egyptian girl’s case puts legal system under spotlight The prosecution of a 15-year-old girl who killed a bus driver after he allegedly tried to rape her has reignited debate over the treatment of women in Egypt’s legal system, including the practice of virginity tests and blaming victims of sexual viole...
02:32, 09/14/2019

Man who knifed DC jogger to death in random attack sentenced to 30 years The man who randomly knifed a Washington, DC woman to death while she was out on a run near her home last September was sentenced to 30 years in prison on Friday, a report said. Anthony Crawford, 24, pleaded guilty in June to stabbing 35-year-old Wen...
02:32, 09/14/2019

Shocking video shows mob pummel man outside Minnesota’s Target Field Shocking surveillance footage shows a senseless beatdown outside the Minnesota Twins stadium, where a group of thugs throw a man to the ground, pummel him, take off his pants and, at one point, run over him with a bicycle. The nearly two-minute clip,...
02:32, 09/14/2019

Andrew Yang’s giveaway raises campaign finance questions Not so fast, Andrew. Businessman Andrew Yang’s proposal to give 10 families a thousand bucks a montheach for a year made a splash Friday — with campaign finance lawyers. “He’s using campaign money and the problem is federal law prohibits campai...
02:32, 09/14/2019

‘Undercover Billionaire’ Glenn Stearns isn’t really a billionaire: report A California businessman who is portrayed as a billionaire in a new Discovery Channel reality show is nowhere near that wealthy, according to a report Friday. Glenn Stearns, 56 — a mortgage firm founder who stars in the series “Undercover Billi...
02:32, 09/14/2019

Hurricane-Hit Bahamas Now Faces Tropical Storm Humberto The devastated northern Bahama islands were facing a fresh tropical storm on Saturday, potentially complicating desperately needed relief efforts to the shattered archipelago in the wake of Hurricane......
03:32, 09/14/2019

"His Methods Are Trade Secret": Travel Agent Gamed Delta Of $1.75 Million Gennady Podolsky was heralded as a travel agent extraordinaire, known for getting his clients from point A to point B with more speed and ingenuity than your average operator....
03:32, 09/14/2019

Ancient Australia was home to 'strange' marsupial giants, scientists find Researchers are building a picture of palorchestids, which had tapir-like skulls and large scimitar-like clawsThe “strange” anatomy of a family of giant marsupials that roamed eastern Australia and Tasmania for much of the past 25m years has been rev...
03:32, 09/14/2019

Reports: The Justice Department Is Investigating Sex Abuse In The Olympic Movement The Wall Street Journal reported today that the U.S. Department of Justice has launched criminal investigations into sexual abuse across multiple U.S. Olympic organizations as well as “potential financial and business misconduct throughout the U.S. O...
04:00, 09/14/2019

Final Fantasy VII Remake Seems Popular At The Tokyo Game Show In what should surprise absolutely no one, Final Fantasy VII Remake is drawing long lines at the Tokyo Game Show. I think people in Japan might be excited about this game. Call it a hunch!...
04:00, 09/14/2019

McCarron, Goosen, Gillis share Ally Challenge lead Scott McCarron, Retief Goosen and Tom Gillis shot 6-under 66 on Friday to share the first-round lead in the PGA Tour Champions' Ally Challenge        ...
04:00, 09/14/2019

Iger Departs Board of Apple, Disney’s New Streaming Competitor Robert A. Iger, Disney’s chief executive and chairman, had been on the board since 2011. But both companies will debut streaming services next month....
04:00, 09/14/2019

Germany prepared to take in 25% of migrants who arrive in Italy by sea Interior Minister Seehofer has made the gesture ahead of EU talks on migration later this month. The issue has been one of hot debate in recent years following a spate of arrivals in the Mediterranean....
04:32, 09/14/2019

Opinion: Volodymyr Zelenskiy's grace period must end Thus far, the West has been reluctant to criticize the Ukrainian comedian-turned-president. But with some reforms he has instigated appearing anti-democratic, a clear response is now needed, writes Roman Goncharenko....
04:32, 09/14/2019

Europe urges Iran to cooperate with UN nuclear watchdog Britain, France, Germany and the EU have issued a joint statement warning Iran to stick to its commitments under the 2015 deal on its nuclear program. Tehran's recent actions and activities were "deeply concerning."...
04:32, 09/14/2019

Antonio Brown loses endorsement deal with helmet manufacturer Xenith amid sexual assault investigation: report Antonio Brown reportedly lost his endorsement deal with helmet manufacturer Xenith this week after newfound sexual assault allegations surfaced against the embattled NFL wide-receiver....
04:32, 09/14/2019

|IMFseesNamibiagrowingin2020afterthree-yearcontraction Namibia’s economy will return to growth in 2020 after contracting for three straight years, but a failure to implement structural reforms could keep the southwest African nation stuck in a low-growth trap, according to the International Monetary Fund...
04:32, 09/14/2019

Drone Strikes Spark Fires at Saudi Oil Facilities Drone strikes caused fires at two facilities of Saudi Arabia’s state oil company, marking the latest in a series of attacks on the country’s petroleum assets in recent months....
05:00, 09/14/2019

After 12-year-old Michigan boy dies on field, Jim and Jack Harbaugh help support his family Skylar Lasby, 12, died on a Michigan football field last month. Wolverines coach Jim Harbaugh and his dad, Jack, have supported his family and team.       ...
05:32, 09/14/2019

Beede, 2 relievers combine on 4-hitter, Giants top Marlins Tyler Beede allowed three hits in 6 1/3 innings, Buster Posey drove in the game's only run, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Miami Marlins 1-0       ...
05:32, 09/14/2019

Votto, VanMeter go deep, Reds beat sinking Diamondbacks 4-3 Joey Votto and Josh VanMeter homered, Luis Castillo pitched five solid innings and the Cincinnati Reds beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 4-3       ...
05:32, 09/14/2019

Apple’s new iPhone 11 Pro videos tout its impressive camera and much tougher glass At the end of a pretty eventful week for Apple, which saw the company host its annual fall event at which new iPhones were showcased — in addition to making headlines for revealing key details about its forthcoming streaming service — we&...
05:32, 09/14/2019

Google just fixed one of Android’s biggest problems Backing up data on a smartphone shouldn’t be a chore, regardless of operating systems, and you should perform regular backups to protect yourself against accidents. Just because a phone is lost, stolen, or destroyed, doesn’t mean your dat...
05:32, 09/14/2019

Martic sets up final with Pliskova at Zhengzhou Open "Croatia\u0027s Petra Martic and top seed Karolina Pliskova marched into the final of the inaugural Zhengzhou Open with commanding straight-sets victories on Saturday."...
06:00, 09/14/2019

Liverpool v Newcastle United: Premier League – live! Premier League updates from the 12.30pm BST kick-offKlopp rues Alisson’s absence and Duncan’s impatienceAny thoughts? Email scott.murray@theguardian.com 1.58pm BST 69 min: Hayden clips Mane’s ankles out on the right. A free kick, and a chance for Liv...
06:00, 09/14/2019

Turkey says OIC to convene after Netanyahu annexation plans The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) will hold an extraordinary meeting on Sunday to discuss Israel's announcement of its intention to annex areas of the West Bank, the Turkish foreign ministry said on Saturday....
06:00, 09/14/2019

South Africa's deputy mines minister dies in car accident South Africa's Deputy Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy Bavelile Hlongwa has died in a car accident, President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Saturday....
06:00, 09/14/2019

‘25 Words or Less’ host Meredith Vieira: I’m done with morning TV Former “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire” host Meredith Vieira is back in the daytime arena with “25 Words or Less,” premiering Sept. 16 (2 p.m. on WNYW/Ch. 5). If the show sounds familiar, that’s because Vieira hosted a three-week “25 Words” run on nin...
06:00, 09/14/2019

Rast bags Nurburgring DTM pole, BMW back on front row Rene Rast took his seventh pole position of the 2019 DTM season at the Nurburgring, with BMW making a surprise improvement as Bruno Spengler sealed a front-row start...
06:00, 09/14/2019

Bernie Sanders Needs to Go for the Jugular on Iraq Every candidate going into Thursday night’s third Democratic primary debate should have had two different goals: stand out from the rest of the field, and make Joe Biden look like an asshole. Bernie Sanders had one particularly good opportunity to do...
06:32, 09/14/2019

Europe retain one-shot Solheim Cup lead after foursomes Team Europe continued to hold a slender one-point advantage over the U.S. with a 6-1/2 to 5-1/2 lead after the second day's foursomes in the Solheim Cup saw the teams share two wins each in gusty conditions at Gleneagles....
06:32, 09/14/2019

Tropical Storm Humberto forms east of battered Bahamas A strengthening tropical storm has set its sights on the Dorian-battered Bahamas as it churns its way westward, brings with it sustained 40 mph winds....
06:32, 09/14/2019

Drone strikes target world's largest oil processing facility, Saudi oil field; attack claimed by Iranian-backed rebels The world's largest oil processing facility and a nearby oil field in Saudi Arabia were set ablaze early Saturday morning after reported drone attacks by Yemen rebels....
06:32, 09/14/2019

Gyorgy Konrad, Writer and Dissident in Communist Hungary, Dies at 86 Mr. Konrad, known internationally for books like his novel “The Case Worker,” advocated individual liberty and played a prominent role after Communist rule ended....
07:00, 09/14/2019

No One Wants to Hire the Fired Wells Fargo Branch Staffers Wells Fargo fired thousands of branch employees as it tried to deal with millions of potentially fake accounts—and now many of those former workers say they are effectively blacklisted from the banking industry....
08:00, 09/14/2019

N.Y. attorney general exposes $1 billion in wire transfers by Sackler family The family, which owns opioid giant Purdue Pharma, is defending the offshore transfers, calling them “perfectly legal and appropriate in every respect."...
08:32, 09/14/2019

HUD Secretary Ben Carson, other top Trump officials to visit California as White House ramps up homeless push The trip brings into sharp focus the Trump administration’s tightly held effort to spotlight and intervene in California’s growing homeless population....
08:32, 09/14/2019

This Russian forest symbolized Stalin’s brutality. Now some contend the Finns should share the blame. Russian authorities hope to prove that, among Joseph Stalin’s victims in Sandarmokh, Soviet soldiers taken captive and shot by the Finnish army during World War II are also buried....
09:00, 09/14/2019

Disney+ is ‘more addictive than heroin,’ an early reviewer raves If the initial reaction to Disney’s early release in the Netherlands of its brand new streaming service Disney+ is any indication, the streamer is poised to make a huge splash in the US when it’s finally released here on November 12th for...
09:00, 09/14/2019

Marvel might make a monumental change when they bring the X-Men to the MCU Ever since the Disney-Fox deal was finalized, and Marvel gained control over several popular superhero franchises, including the X-Men, Fantastic Four, and Deadpool, fans have been wondering how long it would take for these characters to make their w...
09:00, 09/14/2019

Clemson vs. Syracuse prediction: Orange won’t win but will cover spread There is no need to wait for UCF to run the table again, or for the Big Ten champion to be slighted again, to drum up more support for playoff expansion. The need is clear. Roughly three months remain in the regular season and only three playoff spot...
09:00, 09/14/2019

Siemens, Orascom sign deal to rebuild Iraq power plant Siemens and Orascom Construction signed an agreement on Saturday with the Iraqi government to rebuild two power plants in the north of the country that will have a combined capacity of 1.6 gigawatts....
09:00, 09/14/2019

UPDATE 1-Overshadowed by U.S. corruption probe, UAW, GM near contract deadline A federal corruption probe of top union officials stirred growing uncertainty about collective bargaining talks on Saturday, as the current labor contract between the United Auto Workers (UAW) and General Motors Co was set to expire at the stroke of ...
09:00, 09/14/2019

The Senate: Still Great at Deliberating, but Less So at Legislating Today’s Senate, devoted almost only to confirming the president’s nominations, is hardly a hotbed of legislative activity. Members of both parties would like that to change....
09:00, 09/14/2019

Homeless Residents Got One-Way Tickets Out of Town. Many Returned to the Streets. As cities offer transportation passes to get homeless people to a more stable destination, some worry whether they are sending people to insecurity in a new place....
09:00, 09/14/2019

| Owen says father was driving force, reveals son's blindness Michael Owen says he owes his success to his father, who insisted he was given steak for dinner as a child while his four siblings made do with baked beans....
09:32, 09/14/2019

Battle to Power Electric Vehicles Reaches Sweden Swedish upstart Northvolt is aiming to become the prime provider of batteries to Europe’s makers of electric and hybrid cars, but faces tough competition from Asian tech giants....
10:00, 09/14/2019

Women’s Hall of Fame to induct Justice Sotomayor, Jane Fonda U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, actress Jane Fonda and attorney Gloria Allred are among the National Women’s Hall of Fame’s latest honorees...
10:00, 09/14/2019

Opposition To Head 5 Rajya Sabha Parliamentary Committees, BJP Gets 3 Opposition members of Rajya Sabha will chair five of the eight Department Related Standing Committees (DRSCs) of the upper house which were approved by Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu....
10:32, 09/14/2019

Kiran Bedi Loses iPhone On Bullock-Cart Ride In Puducherry An expensive i-phone belonging to Puducherry Lieutenant Governor Kiran Bedi went missing during her visit to a lake during the "Green Puducherry" campaign on Saturday....
10:32, 09/14/2019

Taken To Chinmayanand's Ashram, UP Student Says "Evidence Removed" The UP college student who accused BJP leader Chinmayanand of rape was taken to the former Union Minister's ashram in Shahjahanpur district, where the alleged incidents took place...
10:32, 09/14/2019

Saudi Oil Attack: This Is the Big One The implications of the drone attack on Saudi Arabia’s Abqaiq oil-processing facility may be substantial in both the short and the long run for the region and the global economy....
10:32, 09/14/2019

Antonio Brown loses helmet endorsement amid rape allegations Helmet manufacturer Xenith cut ties with embattled Patriots receiver Antonio Brown this week amid allegations that he raped his former trainer– ending a deal that lasted less than two weeks. “Xenith has decided to end our relationship wit...
10:32, 09/14/2019

Gregg Popovich destroys ‘arrogant’ Team USA critics BEIJING — Their final game at the World Cup had been over for several minutes, and every member of the U.S. team and coaching staff were still lingering together on the court. They were ready to go home. They just weren’t ready to go their sepa...
10:32, 09/14/2019

Police face protesters in Nantes as 'yellow vest' marches resume Hundreds of demonstrators faced police in a tense stand-off in the French city of Nantes on Saturday as revived "yellow vest" protests against the government of President Emmanuel Macron took place across the country....
11:00, 09/14/2019

Trump floats possible defense treaty days ahead of Israeli elections U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he had spoken with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu about a possible mutual defense treaty between the two nations, a move that could bolster Netanyahu's re-election bid just days before Israelis ...
11:00, 09/14/2019

Osama bin Laden's son Hamza killed in U.S. raid, Trump says Hamza bin Laden, a son of slain al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden and himself a notable figure in the militant group, was killed in a U.S. counterterrorism operation, President Donald Trump said on Saturday....
11:00, 09/14/2019

Congo police detain former health minister in Ebola probe A former Congolese health minister was taken into custody on Saturday over alleged mismanagement of funds for the country's response to the Ebola epidemic, police said....
11:00, 09/14/2019

Emu takes flight on California freeway before officers run it to ground Bird apprehended after brief chase on US 99 near FresnoOfficers unsure if escapee came from farm or moving vehicleAuthorities in California captured an emu which led officers on a chase down a highway.The Fresno Bee reported on Friday that the bird w...
11:01, 09/14/2019

Alabama Wants Students To Exchange Their Privacy For College Football Playoff Tickets The fervor that students who attend SEC schools have for their respective football programs is so well known that it’s become cliché for religious comparisons to be made. But for University of Alabama coach Nick Saban, that level of fandom has just n...
11:01, 09/14/2019

Target 20th Anniversary Collection is live but items are already selling out Target shoppers stayed up late and woke up early to shop the retailer's 20th Anniversary Collection online. Some items quickly sold out.       ...
11:32, 09/14/2019

Amazon's Whole Foods is cutting health benefits for part-time workers Whole Foods plans to cut health benefits for the grocery chain's part-time workers, the company confirmed in published reports.       ...
11:32, 09/14/2019

10 Breeders' Cup qualifiers, first '20 Kentucky Derby trial mark weekend horse racing Breeders' Cup qualifying races from Ireland to Canada to Kentucky and the first official prep for the 2020 Kentucky Derby hightlight weekend horse racing around the globe....
11:32, 09/14/2019

'CBD lubricant is a bestseller': cannabis oil products are booming – but does the science stack up? It’s been hailed as a wonder ingredient, added to everything from ice-cream to hummus. But is CBD more than just a wellness trend?• Plus, high-street products put to the testLast month, Lisa Jenkins went for a walk alone around her local park for an ...
11:32, 09/14/2019

'I gave a blueberry facial to a vegan dog': inside the pet pampering boom From cat spas to dogs Fitbits, pets are more fussed over than ever. What’s behind the mini-me phenomenon?Jane Lawlor is giving me a tour of her Essex hotel. ‘Most of our suites come with views of the pool or the rolling fields of the Brentwood countr...
11:32, 09/14/2019

Trump confirms death of Osama bin Laden's son in counterterrorism operation President Donald Trump announced Hamza bin Laden's death in a statement Saturday that did not provide details about how or when he was killed.        ...
11:32, 09/14/2019

As Bahamians search for missing, Tropical Storm approaches The Bahamas, still digging out from the ravages of Hurricane Dorian, is bracing for Tropical Storm Humberto that forecasters expect to become a hurricane.        ...
11:32, 09/14/2019

Ex-PM David Cameron ‘sorry’ for creating Brexit divisions The British prime minister who called the 2016 Brexit referendum and then saw the public vote to leave the European Union, creating the nation’s prolonged political crisis, says he is sorry for the divisions it has caused...
11:32, 09/14/2019

Terry Bradshaw: 'I can't stand players like Antonio Brown', says he wouldn't throw to him Former Pittsburgh Steelers QB and FOX analyst Terry Bradshaw didn't have any kind words regarding former Steeler and Patriots wideout Antonio Brown.       ...
11:32, 09/14/2019

Cuteness alert: Kids at Children's Hospital return well wishes to Brewers' Christian Yelich Christian Yelich visited kids at Children's Hospital during an off day earlier this month. With Yelich hurt, the kids are returning the encouragement.       ...
11:32, 09/14/2019

‘World’s oldest parents’ both in intensive care after delivering twins The world’s oldest mom and her husband are in intensive care just days after the delivery of their two children. Erramatti Mangayamma, 74, who recently delivered two healthy babies via caesarean section, was placed in the ICU a short time later...
12:00, 09/14/2019

Juventus struggles in Sarri's touchline debut at Fiorentina Maurizio Sarri had a disappointing touchline debut with Juventus in a 0-0 draw at Fiorentina as the eight-time defending champion dropped its first points of the Serie A season.       ...
12:32, 09/14/2019

Trump confirms US has killed Osama bin Laden's son Hamza Death of son of the al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden, mastermind of the 9/11 attacks, was reported but not confirmed in JulyDonald Trump confirmed on Saturday that the US has killed Hamza bin Laden, a son of the former al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden....
12:32, 09/14/2019

How MIT was complicit in allowing Jeffrey Epstein to launder his reputation | John Naughton The financier’s links to the institution are symptoms of a deep malaise in big techIn the parallel moral universe known as the tech industry, the MIT media lab was Valhalla. “The engineers, designers, scientists and physicians who constitute the two ...
12:32, 09/14/2019

I left Russia to escape Putin’s assault on reason. Now I fear the UK is on the same path | Peter Pomarentsev We need to develop a more collaborative political discourse, built on facts, not spinNothing is true and everything is possible. That was my one-line attempt to sum up the politics and propaganda that enveloped Russia at the start of the 21st century...
12:32, 09/14/2019

Toronto Raptors introduce line of team-branded hijabs in fan outreach NBA champions introduce team-branded Nike Pro hijabsRaptors say they want to send message of inclusion to fansThe Toronto Raptors say a new line of team-branded hijabs is part of an effort to be more inclusive to fans of all cultures.The team’s paren...
12:32, 09/14/2019

Sadio Mané double gives Liverpool comeback win after Newcastle scare There are days when you must accept magnificence in the opposition ranks and your punishment. This was one of them for Steve Bruce. His Newcastle team were committed, disciplined and belligerent at Anfield; they took the lead in stunning style and th...
12:32, 09/14/2019

Toronto film festival 2019: cinema’s lesser lights give the stars a run for their money While Hollywood heavyweights like Tom Hanks and Renée Zellweger were out in force, some of the biggest treats were smaller titlesEvery film festival has its own personality, its own unique selling point. And, for Toronto, one of the main selling poin...
12:32, 09/14/2019

Italy's new government says migrants can disembark from rescue boat Rome’s new left-leaning government breaks from era of hardline immigration measures pushed by Matteo SalviniItaly’s new left-leaning government has authorised 82 migrants to disembark from an NGO rescue ship, marking a break from the hardline immigra...
12:32, 09/14/2019

Fighters, not rabbis: Torah students who chose the gun reveal Israel’s bitter divide For Haredi Jews exempt from military service, volunteering can mean a family break-upLife in one of Israel’s ultra-Orthodox military units does not proceed according to the usual army schedule. The morning starts with prayers just before dawn. Meals ...
12:32, 09/14/2019

Trump’s new world disorder: competitive, chaotic, conflicted With John Bolton dismissed, Taliban peace talks a fiasco and a trade war with China, US foreign policy is ever more unstable and confrontationalIt was, by all accounts, a furious row. Donald Trump was talking about relaxing sanctions on Iran and hold...
12:32, 09/14/2019

How did my far left ex-boyfriend swing so far that he’s now in Farage’s party? Alaric Bamping was a student SWP firebrand – now he’s standing for the Brexit party. Forty years on, his ex – now a Guardian and Observer writer – asks him what happenedForty years ago, in the autumn of 1979, I was 20 years old and a new graduate fro...
12:32, 09/14/2019

Three border wall projects reportedly canceled due to lack of funding amid environmental lawsuit against Trump The Trump administration reportedly canceled three projects to build parts of the barrier wall at the U.S. southern border in Arizona and California....
13:00, 09/14/2019

Lying prisoners: New laws crack down on jailhouse informants FILE – In this file photo, Innocence Project lawyer Vanessa Potkin, left, hugs Alfred Swinton in Superior Court in Hartford, Conn. (Mark Mirko/Hartford Courant via AP, Pool, File) HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A movement to put jailhouse informants u...
13:32, 09/14/2019

Trump tells Saudi leader U.S. ready to help protect Saudi security: SPA U.S. President Donald Trump told Saudi Arabia's crown prince that Washington was ready to cooperate with the kingdom to protect its security, following drone attacks on Saudi oil plants on Saturday, state news agency SPA reported....
13:32, 09/14/2019

Clear Sign Of Revival In Industrial Production: Nirmala Sitharaman Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said the industrial production growth has clearly improved till the end of July compared to the last quarter of financial year 2018-19....
13:32, 09/14/2019

Former British Prime Minister David Cameron apologizes for Brexit David Cameron says he’s sorry for Brexit. In a new interview, the former British Prime Minister said he regretted his role in leading his country toward the current crisis, according to a new interview, the Associated Press reported Saturday. &...
14:00, 09/14/2019

Trump tweets about possible defense treaty days before Israeli elections The timing of Trump's tweet, just days before Israel's election on Tuesday, appeared aimed at buttressing Netanyahu's bid to remain in power by showcasing his close ties to Trump....
14:00, 09/14/2019

Solskjaer on United's title chances - 'we are in there' "Reaction from Ole Gunnar Solskjaer after Marcus Rashford ended Manchester United\u0027s penalty curse and got the Red Devils back to winning ways as Leicester City\u0027s unbeaten start to the Premier League season came to an end on Saturday."...
14:00, 09/14/2019

Arsenal boss Unai Emery reveals he was with Javi Gracia when Watford sacked him Unai Emery knows the precise moment Javi Gracia was sacked as Watford manager – because he was with his fellow Spaniard in Hondarribia when he got the news....
15:00, 09/14/2019

Jurgen Klopp relieved as Liverpool find their rhythm despite VAR frustration Jurgen Klopp joked that he only enjoyed watching Liverpool from the 25th minute onward after his side overcame an uncharacteristically slow start to beat Newcastle United 3-1....
15:00, 09/14/2019

Ansu Fati: Barcelona's 16-year-old rising star scores and assists in lighting start vs Valencia Ansu Fati's sensational start to life in the Barcelona first team continued on Saturday night as he scored and assisted within the opening seven minutes against Valencia at Camp Nou....
15:00, 09/14/2019

Premier League top scorers: Golden Boot goal standings for EPL 2019-20 season with assists The 2019-20 Premier League season is in full swing, with the Golden Boot once again up for grabs after being shared by three winners last time around....
15:00, 09/14/2019

Neymar responds to abuse from PSG fans with stunning bicycle kick winner vs Strasbourg Neymar responded to abuse from Paris Saint-Germain fans with a stunning last-minute bicycle-kick winner for the French champions as they left it late to beat Strasbourg....
15:00, 09/14/2019

Liverpool 3-1 Newcastle: Four talking points at Anfield - VAR, Klopp's defence, Origi and an unfamiliar test A popular topic in the countless blogs, fanzines and podcasts pertaining to Liverpool this week has been the possibility of Jurgen Klopp making a string of changes for today's meeting Newcastle....
15:00, 09/14/2019

Probe Agency Raids Income Tax Officer, Charges Him For Money Laundering The Enforcement Directorate said on Saturday that it has raided multiple locations linked to IRS officer Neeraj Singh, a commissioner in the income tax department, in connection with a money......
15:00, 09/14/2019

Legal briefs: Suspended judge pleads in underwear-theft case CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (AP) — A suspended New York judge has pleaded guilty to attempted burglary for trying to sneak into a neighbor’s home to steal her underwear. Robert Cicale pleaded guilty Friday in Suffolk County court. Prosecutors say the 50-year...
16:00, 09/14/2019

| England in control as Australia wilt in 5th Ashes Test England seized control on the third day of the fifth Ashes Test on Saturday, building a likely match-winning lead of 382 as they look to square the series....
16:00, 09/14/2019

| Van der Poel wins Tour of Britain in style Highly-rated Dutch cyclist Mathieu van der Poel underlined his dominance of the Tour of Britain by winning the eighth and final stage on Saturday to seal his overall victory....
16:00, 09/14/2019

A deleted version of Nick Fury's big Iron Man speech namechecked mutants and "radioactive bug bites" Nick Fury’s big theater kid moment at the end of the original Iron Man—we like to imagine him testing out all the various shadows in Tony Stark’s apartment to lurk in, the better to make stepping out of one as dramatic as humanly possible—is one of t...
16:00, 09/14/2019

Attacks on Saudi oil facilities knock out half the kingdom's supply Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi group said it attacked two plants at the heart of Saudi Arabia's oil industry on Saturday, knocking out more than half the Kingdom's output, in a move expected to send oil prices soaring and increase tensions in the Middle...
16:32, 09/14/2019

After U.S. court ruling, Honduran newlyweds among migrants clinging to asylum dream Led by a dream of marrying on U.S. soil, a young Honduran couple traveled thousands of miles from their home in the port city of La Ceiba, narrowly escaping a kidnapping in Mexico before seeking asylum across the border in Texas....
16:32, 09/14/2019

Devin Haney stops Zaur Abdullaev in New York 'I wasn't nearly done beating him,' Devin Haney says. 'I was just warming up' The post Devin Haney stops Zaur Abdullaev in New York appeared first on Boxing News....
17:16, 09/14/2019

On This Day: Oscar De La Hoya vanquished Fernando Vargas in glorious grudge match Oscar De La Hoya beat bitter rival Fernando Vargas in a thriller The post On This Day: Oscar De La Hoya vanquished Fernando Vargas in glorious grudge match appeared first on Boxing News....
17:16, 09/14/2019

Trampoline mirror may push laser pulse through fabric of the Universe  Enlarge / Pictured: Definitely not a possible universe-altering fancy trampoline. (credit: Nazar Abbas Photography / Getty Images) Scientists want to rip the Universe apart. At least that is what a Daily Mail headline might read. Lasers can now rea...
17:17, 09/14/2019

The Average New Land Cruiser Owner Keeps Their Truck For Over 11 Years The Toyota Land Cruiser is famously built to last. Used across the Australian Outback, throughout Africa’s toughest areas and in violent conflict zones by United Nations peacekeeping forces, it’s supposed to outlast everything else in the harshest co...
17:48, 09/14/2019

Hong Kong Activist Seeks Donald Trump's Support For Democracy Movement Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong urged US President Donald Trump on Friday to include a "human rights clause" in any trade agreement with China, and sought Washington's backing for the city's democracy......
17:48, 09/14/2019

Gold Toilet, Once Offered On Loan To Trump, Stolen From British Palace A gang of thieves on Saturday stole an 18-carat gold toilet from an art exhibition at Britain's Blenheim Palace, police said -- causing flooding to the World Heritage Site....
17:48, 09/14/2019

Donald Trump, Benjamin Netanyahu discuss mutual defense treaty ahead of Israel elections President Donald Trump said he discussed the possibility of a mutual defense treaty during a phone call Saturday with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu....
17:48, 09/14/2019

Today in History for September 15th Highlights of this day in history: Four black girls killed in a church blast in Alabama; President George W. Bush vows massive rebuilding after Hurricane Katrina; Nazi Germany adopts Nuremberg laws; Agatha Christie and Oliver Stone born. (Sept. 15)...
18:16, 09/14/2019

Reeling from Dorian, Bahamas faces another storm Officials temporarily suspended aid efforts and closed some small airports in the Bahamas on Saturday as Tropical Storm Humberto threatened to lash the archipelago's northwest region that was already hit by Hurricane Dorian two weeks ago. (Sept....
18:16, 09/14/2019

Torrential rains pound southeastern Spain Rescue workers saved thousands of people from rising waters Friday as record rainfall pounded southeastern Spain, a deluge that authorities said killed at least four people and closed down airports, trains, roads and schools. (Sept. 13)   ...
18:16, 09/14/2019

Explosion destroys Iowa house, damages others Authorities are investigating the cause of a house explosion in Des Moines, Iowa, that also damaged other homes in the area. (Sept. 13)        ...
18:16, 09/14/2019