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At $7,500, Will This 1991 Jeep YJ “Landrunner” Land a Buyer?

If you were okay with the U.S. Military replacing the long-serving Jeep with the Humvee, then you’ll no doubt also be alright with today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe Humvee-aping Wrangler. That is, if you don’t think its price needs...

At $7,500, Will This 1991 Jeep YJ “Landrunner” Land a Buyer?

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Jeep People Honor School Shooting Victim and Fellow Jeep Fan Kendrick Castillo With 600 Jeep Procession Last week there was another school shooting in the U.S., this time at a charter school just south of Denver, Colorado called STEM School Highlands Ranch. Kendrick Castillo, whom many are hailing as a hero for his efforts in subduing the gunman, was m...
10:32, 05/15/2019

Detroit finishes FCA land deals for new Jeep plant Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is moving forward with a $1.6 billion plan to open a second Jeep assembly plant in Detroit after the city said Friday it had acquired about 215 acres the automaker needed for the project....
16:00, 05/03/2019

Analysis: Jeep's European success is a threat to Land Rover The Wrangler isn’t a volume seller for Jeep in Europe Sales figure analysis reveals a reversal of fortune in Europe’s off-roader market The balance of power in Europe’s ‘proper’ off-roader market is undergoing a seismic shift, with Jeep models out...
19:16, 05/07/2019

My $800 Jeep Grand Wagoneer's New Owner Is Giving the Jeep the Love It Always Deserved Before Project POStal there was Project Redwood, an $800 Jeep Grand Wagoneer with rusted-out rocker panels, no driver’s side floors, and dents covering much of the body. After fixing the Jeep’s mechanicals and driving it over 3,500 miles from Michiga...
11:00, 05/03/2019

Would You be an Airhead to Pay $6,700 For This 1991 BMW R100G/S? Today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe Beemer pays homage to the company’s dominant Paris to Dakar rally entrants. Let’s see if it’s rare enough to get you to rally behind its price....
06:00, 05/14/2019

First-time buyer relief: what does it mean and are we eligible? My husband bought a flat with his sister 10 years ago, but she bought him out three years later. Are we still eligible for first-time buyer relief - and what does it mean?...
13:32, 05/01/2019

Buyer beware, these are the 43 most outrageous product claims of all time Cigarette makers and food companies are among firms responsible for some of the most misleading product claims, based on a 24/7 Wall St. assessment.        ...
07:16, 05/11/2019

Shutterstock founder finds buyer for Tribeca penthouse Jon Oringer, the founder and CEO of stock media provider Shutterstock, along with wife Talia, are in contract to sell their Tribeca penthouse for just under its $20 million asking price. The three-bedroom condo — at 71 Laight St. — features a private...
18:16, 05/08/2019

Lawsuits over who should pay buyer’s agent could upend housing market Some Realtors believe an adverse decision in the cases would produce transformative changes in home-sale transactions nationwide. Brokers say that it could create situations where first-time and other cash-short buyers might not be able to afford to ...
09:48, 05/15/2019

Democrats who voted to confirm Attorney General Barr are starting to have 'buyer's remorse' AP Photo/Andrew Harnik Attorney General William Barr's testimony at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Wednesday rankled numerous Democratic lawmakers, even some of those who voted to confirm him. Three Democratic senators voted in favor of Bar...
18:00, 05/01/2019

Potential buyer turns test drive for vintage $2.2 million Ferrari into grand theft auto A man answering an advertisement turned up for a sales appointment Monday and then sped off in the $2.2 million vintage Ferrari.        ...
08:48, 05/15/2019

Jeep Renegade 1.0 Longitude 2019 UK review Updated Renegade arrives in the UK with downsized three-cylinder engine – could it be the sweetspot of the range? You may have seen Jeep now outsells Land Rover in Europe, reversing the trend of a lifetime. And it’s the Renegade – the brand’s sure-...
05:32, 05/01/2019

Infiniti chief Meunier hops into Jeep command Infiniti President Christian Meunier has been recruited to become global president of Jeep, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles said. Meunier, a former executive with Nissan, Mercedes-Benz, Ford and Land Rover in North America and Europe, fills a critical Jeep...
09:32, 05/07/2019

How I Fixed My $500 Postal Jeep After It Left Me Stranded in the Rocky Mountains My brothers and I were at a motel at the base of a grueling Rocky Mountain pass, and I couldn’t sleep. The following day, we were set to ascend a steep grade called “Wolf Creek Pass,” and I wasn’t sure how my $500 postal Jeep would fare. But because ...
08:16, 05/02/2019

My $500 Two-Wheel Drive Postal Jeep Was a Beast Off-Road Until It Was Terrifying My $500 Postal Jeep doesn’t have four-wheel drive, and yet, on the off-road trails of Moab, Utah, it blew me away with its capability. That was right up until, when I was alone on a trail, it broke down and my joy turned to terror....
11:32, 05/11/2019

Jeep lands seasoned leader amid global expansion Jeep is a titan in the U.S., but there's plenty of room for growth in other markets. Its new boss, Christian Meunier, will bring his vast global experience from Ford, Land Rover, Nissan and Infiniti at a time when the SUV brand is expanding its footp...
15:00, 05/07/2019

New Jeep Wrangler 3-Door Spotted Testing In India Sans Camouflage Photos of the new 2019 Jeep Wrangler undergoing testing in India have recently surfaced online. In fact, the model seen in these photos is the new generation Jeep Wrangler JL in the 3-door Sahara......
06:48, 04/29/2019

This Mysterious Big-Rig Pickup Is Made of Jeep and Mitsubishi Parts and It's Downright Scary Here at Jalopnik, we regularly see lots of wacky vehicles, but none of them prepared my soul for this. This image contains what appears to be a big rig frame with a Jeep Wrangler Unlimited cab and a Mitsubishi Mighty Max box. It’s truly bizarre, and ...
06:16, 05/17/2019

Jeep fleet honors victim of Colorado STEM school shooting at funeral A fleet of Jeeps encircled a Colorado church on Wednesday to commemorate Kendrick Castillo, an 18-year-old senior at the STEM School Highlands Ranch who was fatally shot when he tried to apprehend a gunman in his class. ...
20:48, 05/15/2019

MG Hector Vs Tata Harrier Vs Jeep Compass Vs Hyundai Tuscon: Specification Comparison The highly anticipated MG Hector is the latest to join the fray and will be launched in June. The SUV broke cover today and we have finally seen it in flesh for the first time. MG Motor has also......
12:16, 05/15/2019

Want a blockchain job in big tech? This course might help you land one What do Facebook, Visa, Shell, IBM, and EY have in common (other than being stupid rich)? They’re all hiring blockchain talent. Indeed, blockchain jobs are popping up all over the place these days. If you ever thought about learning the ins and outs ...
10:16, 05/02/2019

PSA looking to buy Jaguar Land Rover, say reports News 9 May, 2019 Leaked documents suggest PSA could buy JLR; PSA spokesman says company will consider acquisition “if an opportunity comes”...
21:00, 05/09/2019

Disc-free Xbox One S could land on May 7th Microsoft is about to launch an even cheaper Xbox One S. In order to cut costs, the company is removing the Blu-ray disc drive altogether. According to leaked marketing images spotted by WinFuture (via Thurrott), the console could launch on May 7th ...
11:48, 04/28/2019

Images from Nigeria, land of the 'inseparable two' In the west African country where there are many more twins than anywhere else in the world, photographers Bénédicte Kurzen and Sanne de Wilde explore ‘double birth’ and its mythologyTen young people pose for a group shot, boys in front, girls behind...
15:32, 05/12/2019

Opinion: Land Rover could win at electrification Can the SUV manufacturer emerge from a tumultuous period as a frontrunner of mainstream electrification? Land Rover’s plan to restore sales and fiscal health over the next few years – and set itself on the right low-carbon road – sounds plausible, g...
02:00, 05/13/2019

Winning Williamson: Pelicans land No. 1 pick Despite heading into the NBA draft lottery with just a 6 percent chance to land the No. 1 pick, the New Orleans Pelicans ended the night having won the Zion Williamson sweepstakes....
21:00, 05/14/2019

Peugeot Denies It's About to Buy Jaguar Land Rover Over the past couple of months, there have been rumors that the owner of Jaguar Land Rover was interested in selling some or all of the company, and there were separate rumors that Peugeot was looking for a good buy. Those rumors have now phased into...
23:00, 05/09/2019

Mets land rooting for Ron Darling during tough times SAN DIEGO — More than three weeks after he first took a medical leave of absence from his broadcasting jobs, Ron Darling announced Monday he has been diagnosed with thyroid cancer. The former Mets pitcher professed hope he would beat this diagnosis a...
21:00, 05/06/2019

Bond's 25th Movie Will Feature A Land Rover The next James Bond motion picture is due for release next year and the shoot has already begun for what will be the 25th movie in the franchise. More recently, actor Rami Malek was confirmed as the......
01:16, 05/06/2019

US B-52 bombers land in Qatar over unspecified Iran threats DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — B-52 bombers ordered by the White House to deploy to the Persian Gulf to counter unspecified threats from Iran have arrived at a major American air base in Qatar, the U.S. Air Force acknowledged Friday. Images released b...
01:00, 05/10/2019

Wolves are spreading in Germany by moving into military land Wolves have returned to Germany. The animals seem to be spreading by moving between military training grounds, preferring these to protected natural areas...
10:00, 04/28/2019

Here's how much an acre of land is worth in each of contiguous 48 states in the US The total value of the 1.9 billion acres in the contiguous 48 states is nearly $23 trillion – or about $12,000 an acre on average.        ...
06:48, 05/08/2019

Detroit agrees to pay $107.6 mln to buy land for new Fiat Chrysler plant The city of Detroit said on Friday it agreed to pay $107.6 million for nearly 215 acres of land needed to construct a new $1.6 billion Fiat Chrysler Automobiles assembly plant....
15:16, 05/03/2019

New Land Rover Defender: front end detailed in new shots Land Rover's reborn 4x4 icon is readying for 2020 release, and new official images give a better glimpse at design Land Rover is continuing the gradual build-up to the launch of its reborn Defender later this year, again releasing new images of the...
04:00, 05/10/2019

Hot rubble from volcanoes races over land on a carpet of air bubbles Clouds of rocks and gas known as pyroclastic flows spew out of volcanoes and race over land at terrifying speeds, skating on an air pocket beneath the rubble...
10:32, 04/28/2019

India planning to land spacecraft on the moon later this year India is planning to land a spacecraft on the moon in September, which would make them only the fourth country to make journey, according to the Indian Space Research Organisation. The Organisation said that during this mission to the south pole of t...
06:00, 05/02/2019

The New Land Rover Defender Is Being Track Tested at the Nürburgring? Everyday we stray further from god’s light. Ah, just kidding, it’s 2019 we should all be too jaded to be offended by something like the Land Rover Defender being benchmarked on the Nürburgring. Really, it’s just hilarious....
01:16, 05/03/2019

Jaguar Land Rover CEO outlines revival plan Jaguar Land Rover’s current problems are weighing heavily on its Indian parent company. There is even speculation that Tata Motors is looking into strategic options, including a sale of the British brands. JLR CEO Ralf Speth discussed these topics an...
04:48, 05/03/2019

Land Rover plots comeback with hybrid-led new model blitz "The mainstream version of the new Range Rover will be a plug-in hybrid based on an all-new aluminium architecture" Solihull to usher in electrification alongside next-gen Range Rover and three more new models Land Rover will this autumn kick off ...
02:00, 05/13/2019

Jaguar Land Rover hesitant to strike up electric car partnerships News 15 May, 2019 JLR boss suggests that going it alone over EVs is the firm’s preferred option, while other industry players seek partnerships...
04:16, 05/15/2019

Holy mackerel! Robert Pattinson set to land Batman role Harry Potter and Twilight star Pattinson said to be frontrunner for part in The Batman, replacing Ben AffleckRobert Pattinson is set to take over from Ben Affleck as the next actor to play Batman, according to reports.Variety states that Pattinson is...
11:16, 05/17/2019

Changing Pelicans landscape could help Knicks land Anthony Davis CHICAGO — Pelicans coach Alvin Gentry didn’t exactly make a plea to Anthony Davis remaining with the Pelicans. In saying after the lottery that the situation will be ironed out, Gentry never once said he wishes Davis will be back. The Knicks are moni...
08:48, 05/17/2019

The radio-navigation planes use to land safely is insecure and can be hacked Enlarge / A plane in the researchers' demonstration attack as spoofed ILS signals induce a pilot to land to the right of the runway. (credit: Sathaye et al.) Just about every aircraft that has flown over the past 50 years—whether a single-engine Ce...
03:48, 05/15/2019

From Israel to the Promised Land: The 6,000-mile trek to see sporting history For most sports fans, the question of whether you would fly thousands of miles to watch your team crowned champions isn't one that even requires thinking about. It's no contest. Of course, if it's at all possible, you're going to jump on the plane an...
09:32, 04/29/2019

Detroit Agrees To Pay $107.6 Million To Buy Land For New Fiat Chrysler Plant The city of Detroit said on Friday it agreed to pay $107.6 million for nearly 215 acres of land needed to construct a new $1.6 billion Fiat Chrysler Automobiles assembly plant....
01:16, 05/04/2019

Jaguar Land Rover reveals new ‘earn as you drive’ tech News 29 Apr, 2019 JLR's ‘Smart Wallet’ software will provide drivers with monetary rewards for sharing information on traffic jams and potholes...
03:00, 05/02/2019

Jaguar Land Rover Defender assembly moved from UK to Slovakia Jaguar Land Rover is to assemble its new Defender model in Slovakia. The announcement came as the UK's auto association warned of a 30% fall in output in the event of a no-deal Brexit....
11:48, 05/01/2019

Jaguar Land Rover details plans to pay drivers for updates New scheme being trialled would enable drivers to earn money for reporting potholes and heavy traffic A new scheme being developed by Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) could allow drivers to earn money for reporting their journeys.  Using ‘smart wallet’ techn...
05:32, 05/01/2019

Spirit Airlines flight forced to land over unusual odor A Spirit Airlines flight was forced to make an emergency landing in Dallas on Sunday morning due to an unusual odor on board. The news marks the second time in just days that a Spirit flight was forced to land early due to a strange smell. On May 5, ...
14:48, 05/07/2019

Jaguar Land Rover Planning To Allow Helpful Car Drivers To Earn Cryptocurrency In UK Jaguar Land Rover, Britain's largest auto manufacturer, said on Monday it is testing software that will allow drivers of its cars to earn the IOTA cryptocurrency as a reward for sharing data....
23:00, 04/28/2019

Shallow Mexican seabed traps tsunamis so they strike land repeatedly A tsunami kept pinging back and forth for three days after being triggered by the 8 September 2017 Mexico earthquake, posing even more risk to human life...
12:32, 04/28/2019

Election Body Censures Giriraj Singh For "Burial Land" Remark The Election Commission on Sunday "censured" Union minister and Bharatiya Janata Party leader Giriraj Singh for his controversial remarks against the Muslim community at an election rally in Bihar....
17:00, 05/12/2019

New 2020 Land Rover Defender entering final stage of testing News 30 Apr, 2019 The final stage of the new Land Rover Defender’s development programme will be a field test based in Kenya with Tusk Trust...
03:00, 05/02/2019

Jaguar Land Rover planning to allow helpful car drivers to earn cryptocurrency Jaguar Land Rover, Britain's largest auto manufacturer, said on Monday it is testing software that will allow drivers of its cars to earn the IOTA cryptocurrency as a reward for sharing data....
16:32, 04/28/2019

Fantasy Football Rookie-Only Mock Draft: Josh Jacobs goes No. 1, but where did all the WRs land? Our CBS Sports staff recently held a 12-team PPR rookie-only mock draft. Jamey Eisenberg breaks down the results, including some of his favorite picks like Darrell Henderson, Andy Isabella and Justice Hill....
13:16, 05/14/2019

Jaguar Land Rover in uphill battle to revive China operations Jaguar Land Rover is overhauling its Chinese dealer network because it provides insufficient exposure to the country's biggest cities. JLR's $4 billion writedown in February pushed owner Tata Motors to a record loss....
08:16, 05/16/2019

Jaguar Land Rover wants you to hand over your driving data and will give you crypto Elizabeth Keatinge tells us about a new program from Jaguar/Land Rover that awards drivers cryptocurrency if they share information.        ...
13:00, 04/29/2019

Poll Body Notice To BJP's Giriraj Singh For "Burial Land" Comment Giriraj Singh, the BJP's candidate in Bihar's Begusarai, has received a notice from the Election Commission for his recent comment in which he had said that the country would not forgive those who......
11:32, 04/29/2019

2020 Land Rover Defender Prototype To Be Showcased At The Fifth Invictus Games The Defender has been a long-standing productin Land Rover's line-up and the British carmaker is gearing up to introduce a brand-new model. Albeit, before presenting it to the world, Land Rover has......
15:32, 05/12/2019

"In No-Man's Land": Roger Federer Taking "Baby Steps" On Clay Return Roger Federer last tested his ability on European dirt at the Rome Masters in 2016, before opting to concentrate on the world's hard surfaces and grass courts....
23:16, 05/02/2019

Detroit reaches land deals for new Fiat Chrysler plant plan DETROIT (AP) — Land deals that will allow Fiat Chrysler to build a new assembly plant in Detroit are expected to cost the city and state about $107 million. Mayor Mike Duggan released details Friday of agreements reached for nearly 215 acres (87 hect...
14:32, 05/03/2019

Josh Reddick Rips A Go-Ahead Three-Run Jack Back From The Land Of Dingers This insane Josh Reddick catch may not have quite the stakes of Jackie Bradley Jr.’s latest ridiculous highlight, but there was plenty on the line, and anyway the catch is molto buono, my friends. Molto, molto buono. You can’t see this, but I am doin...
23:16, 05/09/2019

1st Woman To Land On Moon Will Be American: US Vice President Mike Pence The United States is planning another space mission to the moon, Vice President Mike Pence said on Monday, asserting that the first woman to land on Earth's natural satellite will be an American....
21:48, 05/06/2019

Jaguar Land Rover plans to let helpful car drivers earn cryptocurrency Jaguar Land Rover, Britain's largest auto manufacturer, said on Monday it is testing software that will allow drivers of its cars to earn the IOTA cryptocurrency as a reward for sharing data....
18:16, 04/28/2019

IAF Jets Force Plane From Karachi To Land After Flight Path Deviation Indian Air Force fighter jets today forced an An-12 aircraft of Georgia from Karachi to Delhi to land at the Jaipur airport over violation of air space....
06:32, 05/10/2019

Jaguar Land Rover Sales Decline By 13 Per Cent In April 2019 UK-based auto giant Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has posted a decline of 13.3 per cent in sales for April 2019. The Tata Motors-owned automaker sold 39,185 units last month, a sharp decline in year-on-year......
09:00, 05/10/2019

Tata Motors says no truth in speculation of Jaguar Land Rover sale India's Tata Motors said on Thursday there was no truth to a report saying a sale of Jaguar Land Rover to French automotive group PSA could be imminent....
06:32, 05/09/2019

Barack Obama's new memoir may land during 2020 presidential campaign Barack Obama’s post-White House memoir isn’t expected this year, making it likely the highly anticipated book will drop during the 2020 campaign.        ...
10:48, 05/08/2019

Jaguar Land Rover owner denies deal to sell firm to PSA is close Jaguar Land Rover Fresh reports claim French PSA Group is closing on deal to buy luxury British carmaker The owners of Jaguar Land Rover have denied reports that they are close to finalising a deal to sell the car firm to the PSA Group. The Press ...
04:00, 05/10/2019

Jaguar Land Rover offers car owners crypto to share their driving data Jaguar Land Rover drivers may soon be able to earn cryptocurrency for allowing their cars to transmit data about traffic, potholes and other metrics to the car maker and interested parties....
06:32, 04/29/2019

Jaguar Land Rover boss plays down PSA sale report - but doesn't deny it Jaguar Land Rover Fresh reports claim French PSA Group is closing on deal to buy luxury British carmaker Jaguar Land Rover boss Ralf Speth has played down reports the firm could be sold to the PSA Group - but not refuted them outright. Quizzed on ...
04:48, 05/15/2019

‘Monstrous’: Indigenous rangers’ struggle against the plastic ruining Arnhem Land beaches The Gulf of Carpentaria is being inundated with some of the highest densities of rubbish in the worldThe Gulf of Carpentaria hosts some of Australia’s most remote coastline, but Indigenous rangers say it is being inundated with some of the highest de...
04:48, 05/15/2019

Breaking from tradition, indigenous women lead fight for land rights in Brazil Brazil's indigenous women have been overturning tradition to step into the spotlight and lead an international push to defend their tribal land rights, which are up against the greatest threat they have faced in years under right-wing President Jair ...
13:48, 04/29/2019

NBA Draft Lottery: Rabbis and witches praying Knicks land Zion Williamson On Tuesday night, the Knicks will learn their place in the NBA draft lottery. With a No. 1 pick, they’d get Duke superstar Zion Williamson, as well as a commodity the team’s fans rarely have enjoyed: hope. But these are the Knicks we’re talking about...
16:16, 05/13/2019

2020 Land Rover Defender Breaches 1.2 Million Kilometre Test Milestone The next-generation 2020 Land Rover Defender has achieved a new test and development milestone, by completing the 1.2-million-kilometre test landmark....
06:00, 04/30/2019

As Anthony Davis crisis lingers, Pelicans land No. 1 pick in the Zion Williamson draft New Orleans earned the opportunity to select Williamson, the consensus national player of the year, as the team continues to deal with Davis's trade request....
21:48, 05/14/2019

New 2020 Land Rover Defender: Prince Harry checks-out lightly disguised prototype News 9 May, 2019 The new Land Rover Defender has gained the royal seal of approval in a revealing new livery designed to promote the 2020 Invictus Games...
21:00, 05/09/2019

Moonday Mornings: Jaguar Land Rover plans to reward drivers with IOTA cryptocurrency, and more It’s Monday morning, you know the drill. But if you don’t, here’s a wrap-up of the weekend’s top cryptocurrency and blockchain headlines. 1. British carmaker Jaguar Land Rover announced that it’s testing software from IOTA which would allow it to rew...
03:00, 04/29/2019

Probe Agency Seizes Flat, Land of Delhi Minister Harish Gahlot's Brother The Enforcement Directorate has seized a flat in the posh Vasant Kunj area of Delhi and a land in Haryana worth Rs 1.48 crore in connection with a Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA) and hawala......
03:16, 05/07/2019

Spirit Airline flight forced to land after fumes detected on board; one person taken to hospital, officials say One person was sent to the hospital after a Spirit Airlines flight headed to Denver was forced to land Friday when people on board reported “fumes in the cockpit and cabin,” officials said....
18:16, 05/03/2019

UN chief lauds Fijians as ‘natural global leaders’ on climate, environment, hails ‘symbiotic relationship’ with land and sea Fiji’s strong traditions of community and social responsibility, and its “symbiotic relationship” with its surroundings, has made its people “natural global leaders on climate and the environment”, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres to...
09:48, 05/16/2019

Land Rover Range Rover Evoque P200 2019 UK review Entry-level petrol power doesn’t show the otherwise excellent new Evoque in its best light The second-generation Range Rover Evoque has quickly established itself as a class leader, recently toppling the previously unflappable Volvo XC40. That’s no...
17:32, 05/13/2019

Land Rover Introduces Range Rover Astronaut Edition Specially Designed For 'Future Astronauts' What looks as a regular Range Rover is actually a bit special and has been designed by the Special Vehicle Operations (SVO) division. It's been finished in a bespoke zero gravity blue paint and the......
09:00, 05/10/2019

Reservations for Disney's Star Wars land are now available. Here's how to get yours On May 2, Disneyland will start taking reservations for Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge. Here's how to get an edge.        ...
10:00, 05/02/2019

Jaguar Land Rover Launches Made-In-India Range Rover Velar; Prices Start At Rs. 72.47 Lakh JLR is offering the locally assembled Range Rover Velar in a single R Dynamic S trim. Engines on offer are a 2.0-litre, four-cylinder petrol and diesel engines. In the petrol P250 variant churns out......
04:32, 05/07/2019

Fed Governor Says Central Bank Could Take Advantage of Trade War Inflation Lael Brainard, a Fed governor, said the potential inflation on imports caused by President Trump’s tariffs could help the central bank achieve one of its primary goals....
10:48, 05/16/2019

NYC cops call Bill de Blasio ‘unmitigated disaster,’ Trump calls him ‘a joke’ New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s strut into the 2020 Democratic primary is getting rebuffed by the city’s biggest police union which warned American voters that he would be an “unmitigated disaster” in the White House....
10:48, 05/16/2019

Tesla's Autopilot Was Engaged During Another Fatal Crash: Report Back in March, a Tesla Model 3 crashed into a semi-truck turning onto a Florida highway, killing the driver. After a preliminary investigation, the National Transportation Safety Board has concluded Autopilot, Tesla’s semi-autonomous driving technolo...
10:48, 05/16/2019

Reality Is Intruding Into Markets Stock markets are often accused of living in an alternate reality, but to analyze the trade war with China you have to accept the truth: Stock markets make their own reality....
10:48, 05/16/2019

Paradise lost: 400 million pieces of trash discovered on beaches of remote tropical islands We know trash is everywhere on Earth, all the way from the top of Mount Everest to the very bottom of the ocean. Now, giant mounds of it are even washing up on the shores of otherwise pristine tropical islands in the Indian Ocean.   &#...
11:00, 05/16/2019

House Democratic, GOP leaders weigh in on Iran Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy weighed in Thursday on the growing tensions between the U.S. and Iran. (May 16)        ...
11:00, 05/16/2019

Tornado Alley 'about to wake up': Wall of storms threaten 18 states Severe thunderstorms and tornadoes will threaten almost 1 million square miles of 18 states in coming days as tumultuous spring weather sweeps the nation.        ...
11:00, 05/16/2019

After Alabama OKs strictest abortion law in nation, Missouri could be next. Where states stand on abortion bans Alabama's passage of the nation's strictest abortion law is the latest bid by states in the South and Midwest to stake out a legal challenge on a highly emotional, and controversial topic.        ...
11:00, 05/16/2019

Chinese Immigrants Emerge as Key Bloc in Australian Election Australia’s main parties are treading a fine balance as they work to woo Chinese immigrants who could swing the outcome of Saturday’s election, amid lingering concerns about influence efforts by Beijing....
11:00, 05/16/2019

AFL-CIO Budget Is a Stark Illustration of the Decline of Organizing A leaked copy of the AFL-CIO’s internal budget for 2018–2019 shows that America’s largest organized labor federation now dedicates less than a tenth of its budget to organizing—down from nearly 30 percent a decade ago—illustrating a broad philosophi...
11:16, 05/16/2019

Missouri Closing in on Being the Next State to Effectively Ban Abortion Not content with watching Alabama get all the attention, Missouri is now just a couple short steps away from instituting a heinous abortion ban of its own....
11:16, 05/16/2019

Google’s Live Transcribe is getting sound events and transcription saving Google is updating Live Transcribe with new features, sound events and transcription saving, coming to the speech recognition tool next month.Read More...
11:16, 05/16/2019

Intimate photos of Royal Ballet dancers In 2004, London-born photographer Mary McCartney enjoyed six months of unrestricted access to the Royal Ballet, capturing young dancers from the corps as they prepared backstage at the Royal Opera House, relaxed at home and enjoyed the city's nightli...
11:32, 05/16/2019

Trump headed to Manhattan for ritzy fundraiser President Trump will make a rare visit to his luxe Trump Tower pad Thursday after attending a fundraiser at the Upper East Side home of Cantor Fitzgerald CEO Howard Lutnick. The president was expected to arrive at the Wall Street landing zone about 6...
11:32, 05/16/2019

Climate change protesters block Madison Avenue with fake oil rig A horde of climate change advocates blocked traffic on Madison Avenue in Midtown Thursday morning by setting up a mock, 24-foot oil rig, with a protester clad in mountain climbing gear perched on top. “It’s supposed to represent an oil derrick,” Moni...
11:32, 05/16/2019

It’s Good to Be the Sharks: Another Big Refereeing Decision Benefits San Jose On Wednesday, an apparent hand pass wasn’t called. In the last series, a goal was disallowed. In the first series, the Sharks benefited from a five-minute major....
11:48, 05/16/2019

Maduro, Guaido envoys meet in Norway to work out Venezuela conflict The Venezuelan opposition has said President Nicolas Maduro used past negotiations to play for time and was not sincere about making concessions.        ...
11:48, 05/16/2019

Rapper Pras plugs his album while proclaiming innocence in election fraud case Former Fugees rapper Prakazrel “Pras” Michel appeared in court on Thursday and told reporters he is innocent of criminal charges that he conspired to funnel foreign funds into Barack Obama's 2012 presidential re-election, while also plugging his upco...
11:48, 05/16/2019

Incoming acting Air Force secretary was a thrilling airshow demonstration pilot The Pentagon announced Wednesday that retiring Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson will be replaced June 1 by an acting secretary, Matthew Donovan. Before Donovan, the service's under secretary, was navigating Washington bureaucracy, he thrilled audie...
11:48, 05/16/2019

Play-off madness, Manchester City and Italy – Football Weekly Extra Elis James, Barry Glendenning, Paolo Bandini and George Elek discuss Frank Lampard’s Derby County, John Terry’s Aston Villa, Mike Dean’s Tranmere Rovers and Manchester City’s public misstepsJoin the conversation on Facebook, Twitter and email.We look...
12:00, 05/16/2019

Crystal Palace may demand £100m to consider Wilfried Zaha sale • Palace sympathetic to Zaha’s wish to play in Champions League• Club not looking to sell and have not received any offersCrystal Palace are yet to receive any offers for Wilfried Zaha who, effectively for the third summer in succession, has made cle...
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County Championship: Somerset v Surrey and more – live! Updates from around the county groundsECB back on defensive over Hundred photo gaffeYou can post BTL, email Tanya or tweet her here 7.37pm BST It’s been all go here at Old Trafford, with Lancashire only a quick scratch from victory over Northants - t...
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Too Darn Hot out of Derby reckoning after Dante defeat to Telecaster • Beaten favourite now heading for Royal Ascot• Trainer John Gosden had suspected colt was not readyThe betting market for next month’s Derby was transformed in the two and a half minutes it took to run York’s Dante Stakes, as Too Darn Hot, last year...
12:00, 05/16/2019

Could gut bacteria explain the link between stress and autoimmune disease? A mouse study shows that persistent social stress alters gut bacteria in ways that raise the likelihood of immune system attacks on the body's own tissues....
12:16, 05/16/2019

Whoopi mocks Bill de Blasio's 2020 announcement on 'The View:' 'What are you doing?' "The View" host Whoopi Goldberg struggled to hold back laughter as she read an announcement that New York City mayor Bill De Blasio threw his hat in the ring for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination....
12:16, 05/16/2019

Belgium court: King Albert II must take paternity test, or pay $5K a day A Belgium court ruled Thursday that former King Albert must pay more than $5,500 every day until he agrees to submit to a paternity test, to see if he's the father of a well-known Belgian artist....
12:32, 05/16/2019

Miller: Espargaro told me I deserved crash after Jerez MotoGP clash Pramac Ducati MotoGP rider Jack Miller has revealed Aleix Espargaro confronted him after their collision in the Spanish Grand Prix, saying the Spaniard told him he deserved to crash...
12:32, 05/16/2019

Stepfather: Duke star Zion Williamson excited to play for Pelicans Zion Williamson's stepfather told the ESPN affiliate in Baton Rouge, La., the Duke star would be excited to play for the New Orleans Pelicans if they take him with the first pick in June's NBA draft....
12:48, 05/16/2019

EPA rejects auditor’s call to recoup $124,000 in travel costs from ex-boss Pruitt Months after he resigned as administrator of the EPA over concerns about his business and first-class travel, a watchdog has recommended that the agency consider recovering $124,000 in extra costs — likely from Scott Pruitt himself....
12:48, 05/16/2019

More than 330,000 ‘Game of Thrones’ fans sign petition begging HBO to remake season 8 With just one episode to go in its eighth and final season, many Game of Thrones fans at this point are so dissatisfied with the direction this season has taken — with the gripes mostly focused on the writing that’s now moved beyond the s...
12:48, 05/16/2019

Why You Should Be Eating Cabbage Rolls Year-Round For starters, they’re delicious. And every season brings its own crops of tasty leaves to stuff. Start with these recipes packed with spring produce....
12:48, 05/16/2019

Tiger Woods all over the place in wild PGA Championship first round Step off the edge and let the roller-coaster ride begin. So it went for a rusty-looking Tiger Woods as his PGA Championship opened with a wild 2-over 72 on Thursday at Bethpage Black, finishing nine shots back of his playing partner, early leader Bro...
12:48, 05/16/2019

Dirk Nowitzki’s retirement diet is all about ice cream Dirk Nowitzki is savoring every bite of retirement life. During a radio appearance Wednesday on Dallas’ 105.3 The Fan, Nowitzki, who called it a career after 21 years with the Mavericks in April, revealed his sweet tooth has since taken over hi...
12:48, 05/16/2019

Novak Djokovic has ‘sick obsession’ to be like Roger Federer: rival A brutally honest Nick Kyrgios unloaded on tennis greats Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic in a raw interview. Speaking to tennis writer Ben Rothenberg of the New York Times for the “No Challenges Remaining” podcast, the Aussie star blasted...
12:48, 05/16/2019

What Even Happened to the Mountain? What the Real History of Necromancy Tells Us About That Game of Thrones Fight Warning: This post contains spoilers for Game of Thrones With just one episode of Game of Thrones left to go, the show has finally delivered on the long-awaited “Cleganebowl,” between Sandor “The Hound” Clegane and Gregor &ldq...
13:00, 05/16/2019

The internet didn't shrink 6% real estate commissions. But this lawsuit might For decades, Realtors have managed to keep commissions at a nearly flat 3% for each the seller's and buyer's agents, even as the internet has allowed homebuyers to do much more of the legwork on their own. A new lawsuit takes aim at that longstanding...
13:00, 05/16/2019

Some real sickos are livestreaming the agony-filled collapse of a virus-ridden laptop Typically, you would only expect to see computer loaded with six of the most infamous malware programs in history in the possession of, say, late ‘90s video game pirates or senior citizens who just discovered internet pornography, not a technology-fo...
13:00, 05/16/2019

In a satisfying season finale, the Riverdale teens becomes pawns in a villainous revenge fantasy Who saw that one coming? In its season three finale, Riverdale finally unveils the true identity of its Gargoyle King, the puppet master behind two years worth of serial killers, addictive role-playing games, and intergenerational family trauma. Was ...
13:00, 05/16/2019

Mako Vunipola to miss Saracens title charge with 'significant' injury but expected to be fit for World Cup England prop Mako Vunipola will not miss this year's World Cup despite picking up a "significant" hamstring injury in Saracens' Champions Cup triumph on Saturday, which is set to rule him out for the rest of the club season....
13:16, 05/16/2019

Broncos QB Lock: Flacco has 'been great to me' Broncos quarterback Drew Lock told TMZ on Wednesday that Joe Flacco has "been great to me." Flacco said earlier in the week that it wasn't his job to mentor the rookie....
13:16, 05/16/2019

‘Game of Thrones’: Who still stands a chance to claim the Iron Throne And then there were some. The multiple deaths in last week’s “Game of Thrones” have leveled the playing field of those in contention for the Iron Throne to a select pool of scrappy individuals. If they didn’t suffer post-traumatic stress disorder fro...
13:32, 05/16/2019

Take 20% Off One Full-Price Item at Backcountry If you’ve been eyeing something special from Backcountry, now’s the time to buy, since the outdoor retailer is taking 20% off one full-price item of your choosing with promo code TAKE20MAY....
13:32, 05/16/2019

This Lady Running Like A Horse Is Really, Really Good At Running Like A Horse This is Ayla Kirstine, a Norwegian woman who went viral on German Twitter this week for running like a horse. You may have questions—“Why is she running like a horse?” would be a good one—though you cannot deny that this pferdmädchen is extremely goo...
13:32, 05/16/2019

De Blasio’s office tweets, deletes quote by far-right author Ayn Rand It’s “The Fountainhead” meets The Dunderhead. On the very morning Mayor Bill de Blasio announced his presidential bid, his office tweeted a quote from the late conservative author and philosopher Ayn Rand — then promptly removed the posting. “’...
13:32, 05/16/2019

Photos show the secret island getaway for alleged sex cult Nxivm Newly released photos offer a never-before-seen peek into the Fijian island that Seagram’s heiress Clare Bronfman helped buy for accused sex cult leader Keith Raniere. The photos, shown to jurors Wednesday during the Nxivm head’s sex traf...
13:32, 05/16/2019

Microsoft and Sony to collaborate on game-streaming technology together Microsoft is helping Sony on its next game console - or at least the game-streaming service that will be running on it: Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and Sony CEO Kenichiro Yoshida today announced their partnership and the pair’s plans to work t...
13:48, 05/16/2019

Trump Fulfills His Promises on Abortion, and to Evangelicals President Trump, through his appointment of judges who oppose abortion rights and his graphic language, is again speaking a language that evangelicals embrace....
13:48, 05/16/2019

Heckles, Support, Shrugs: New Yorkers on de Blasio’s Presidential Bid Mayor Bill de Blasio, in announcing his campaign, described his city as “legendarily tough and big and complicated.” In their response, New Yorkers proved just how apt that was....
13:48, 05/16/2019

Asus ZenFone 6 is official: motorized camera, Snapdragon 855, $499 Aiming to take on the OnePlus 7 and Xiaomi Mi 9, Asus has just announced its latest smartphone – the ZenFone 6 – which offers flagship performance and a decent design without the typically-high price tag. In fact, the ZenFone 6 starts at just $499 an...
13:48, 05/16/2019

Czech Culture Minister Resigns After Firing Museum Directors Antonin Stanek faced international complaints after he dismissed two museum chiefs. He said they had committed crimes, but many saw the moves as personal....
14:00, 05/16/2019

How Jeopardy! Winner James Holzhauer Is Breaking Records Jeopardy! has been a reliable nightly fixture on TVs across America for decades. But current contestant James Holzhauer is showing it’s never too late to teach an old show new tricks. Holzhauer, a professional sports gambler from Las Vegas, had...
14:00, 05/16/2019

Ajit Pai Warned Lying to Congress Is Bad The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission has been strongly urged by a Democratic lawmaker to make corrections to statements he made during a contentious oversight hearing on Wednesday while raising the possibility that he intentionally l...
14:00, 05/16/2019

Taylor Morrison CEO Sheryl Palmer at Capital Exchange Event: "I am bullish on building" Taylor Morrison CEO Sheryl Palmer joins incoming Freddie Mac CEO David Brickman, alongside CNBC's Diana Olick at the Capital Exchange, exploring the new realities of real estate. She is "bullish" because of demographics. "Now we have to learn ho...
14:16, 05/16/2019

On Congress Leader's "Not Claiming Anything" Remark, PM Modi's Spin Prime Minister Narendra Modi has declared that the Congress, which "considers the PM's post its birth-right", is backing out even before the elections are over and this indicates how badly the party......
14:16, 05/16/2019

Supreme Court Order On Protection From Arrest To Ex-Kolkata Top Cop Today The Supreme Court is scheduled to pronounce verdict on Friday on the CBI application seeking vacation of the order which granted interim protection from arrest to former Kolkata Police Commissioner......
14:16, 05/16/2019

Chanda Kochhar's Brother-In-Law Allowed To Visit US By Delhi Court A Delhi court Thursday allowed former ICICI Bank CEO Chanda Kochhar's brother-in-law Rajiv Kochhar, a suspect in a bank loan fraud and money laundering case, to travel abroad for 10 days....
14:16, 05/16/2019

PM Offers To Build Vidyasagar Statue, Mamata Banerjee Asks What About Ram Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee -- accused by the BJP of engineering the vandalism of the statue of 19th Century reformer Iswar Chandra Vidyasagar -- today provided a laundry list of such......
14:16, 05/16/2019

Tiger Woods has up-and-down day at PGA Championship, shooting 2-over 72 Tiger Woods, a four-time PGA Championship winner, was up-and-down all day Thursday at Bethpage Black, shooting a 2-over 72.        ...
14:16, 05/16/2019

U.S. Congress to get classified Iran briefings next week: sources Officials from U.S. President Donald Trump's administration will conduct classified briefings on the situation with Iran next week, congressional sources said on Thursday, after both Democratic and Republican lawmakers asked for more information....
14:16, 05/16/2019

In nod to 2020, Trump pitches U.S. immigration overhaul President Donald Trump on Thursday proposed overhauling the U.S. immigration system to favor young, educated, English-speaking applicants instead of people with family ties to Americans, a plan that faces an uphill battle in Congress but gives Trump ...
14:16, 05/16/2019

U.S. sanctions Chechen group, Russians for alleged human rights abuses The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on a Chechen group and five individuals, including at least three Russians, for alleged human rights abuses under the Global Magnitsky Act, including extrajudicial killings and the torture of LGBTI indi...
14:16, 05/16/2019

Trump told U.S. defense chief: no war with Iran: N.Y. Times U.S. President Donald Trump has told his acting defense secretary, Patrick Shanahan, he does not want to go to war with Iran, the New York Times reported on Thursday, citing unidentified administration officials....
14:16, 05/16/2019

Temporary IDs can now be ordered online TUCSON- Arizona motorists who have had their driver license suspended may now order a six-month temporary ID online. A customer with a suspended Arizona driver license can get a six-month temporary ID online at ServiceArizona.com under the following ...
14:32, 05/16/2019

Watford’s Étienne Capoue turns blind eye to Manchester City’s matches • Watford midfielder prefers to watch NBA games on TV• Capoue faces City in FA Cup final on SaturdayManchester City’s performances this season have been impressive enough to leave opponents daunted even before kick-off but Étienne Capoue, the Watford...
14:48, 05/16/2019

Book Clubs Get Especially Clubby Every age begets its era-specific book clubs. Perhaps it’s unsurprising that ours features more and more niche, insider gatherings. One for Political Junkies? Check. Thriller writers? Check. Proust lovers? Check....
14:48, 05/16/2019

Trump unveils new 'modern' immigration plan President Donald Trump unveiled his new immigration plan Thursday that would give preferential treatment to high-skilled, "totally brilliant" immigrants. It would also require immigrants to speak English and pass a civics exam prior to admission. (Ma...
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AP Top Stories May 16 A Here's the latest for Thursday May 16th: Trump to introduce new immigration plan; Alabama's governor signs abortion bill; Police officer and firefighter shot in Appleton, Wisconsin; Alaska crews recover larger of two planes that collided an...
14:48, 05/16/2019

Boeing completes 737 MAX software update, working on pilot training plan Boeing Co said on Thursday it had completed a software update for its 737 MAX jets, which have been grounded worldwide since March after they were involved in two fatal crashes....
14:48, 05/16/2019

With inflation elusive, two Fed policymakers lay out a welcome mat Worried that current low inflation expectations will sap the U.S. central bank's ability to combat a future downturn, two Federal Reserve officials on Thursday made an unusual pitch: if inflation rises unexpectedly, the Fed should lay out the welcome...
14:48, 05/16/2019

Citing Fears of Worsening Racial Bias, San Francisco Votes to Ban Police Use of Facial Recognition Technology No other city in the U.S. is as closely associated with technological advancements than San Francisco, which, for the most part, has embraced both tech companies and their services in civic life. But on Tuesday, San Francisco passed an ordinance that...
14:48, 05/16/2019

Halle Berry and Keanu Reeves Try to Name Lyrics to Migos' 'John Wick' The John Wick franchise is like a wet dream for lovers of action-adventure films. Director Chad Stahelski has built a world with umpteen highly choreographed fight scenes (I’d hate to be a stunt person in the film), a semi-solid storyline, guns and g...
14:48, 05/16/2019

Happy Birthday Janet Jackson, From Every Black Kid Who Performed Homemade Dance Recitals On May 16, 1966 a tiny baby who would be named Janet Damita Jo Jackson performed an eight-count out of her mother’s womb and into the world....
14:48, 05/16/2019

Study: Long-term stroke rate down 50 percent for older adults Over the long-term, strokes have dropped by 53 percent for adults older than age 55, and have declined by about 39 percent for people aged 35-55, according to new research....
14:48, 05/16/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam FX falls, Mexican peso, Brazil's real in focus Most Latin American currencies weakened on Thursday against the dollar, with Mexico's peso in focus following the release of the central bank's outlook, while Brazil's real skidded on growth fears. Mexico's peso softened 0.4% after Banco de Mexic...
14:48, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 1-Baidu forecasts quarterly revenue below estimates, shares fall Chinese search engine operator Baidu Inc on Thursday reported lower-than-expected first-quarter earnings and forecast quarterly revenue below estimates, sending its shares down 8% in extended trading....
14:48, 05/16/2019

Sunderland shackle Portsmouth to reach League One play-off final "Sunderland maintained their hopes of climbing back up English football\u0027s pyramid by booking a place in the League One play-off final after holding out for a 0-0 draw at Portsmouth on Thursday to seal a 1-0 aggregate victory."...
15:00, 05/16/2019

What Microsoft and Sony’s streaming partnership means for gaming’s future Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty / Hanna-Barbera) In a rare move, console rivals Microsoft and Sony announced a major collaboration on Thursday to join forces on a potentially huge new gaming sector: the cloud. The companies announced today t...
15:00, 05/16/2019

Second-degree burn: Everything you need to know A second-degree burn is more severe than a first-degree burn. It affects the epidermis and dermis, or the outer and second layers of skin. In this article, learn more about second-degree burns, including symptoms and treatment....
15:16, 05/16/2019

From Disney movies to dogs, these 10 vacation rentals take themes to the extreme No matter what you’re into – from dogs and frogs to Disney and Wes Anderson – there’s a vacation rental out there with your name written all over it.        ...
15:16, 05/16/2019

Buy a round-trip ticket, get a free round-trip ticket free on Frontier Airlines (with a catch) The discount airline's latest promotion will let travelers get one free-round trip ticket when they buy a "Discount Den Fare."        ...
15:16, 05/16/2019

Why Are There 365 Days in a Year? Organizing Dates with an Ancient Egyptian Calendar The calendar is one of mankind’s most important inventions. Calendars allowed societies to organize time for religious, social, economic, and administrative purposes. The calendar, or rather, two sets of calendars, were invented by the ancient Egypti...
15:32, 05/16/2019

Norah O'Donnell's teary-eyed 'CBS This Morning' farewell: 'The best is yet to come' Norah O'Donnell said farewell to "CBS This Morning" Thursday. Gayle King will host the show with Anthony Mason and Tony Dokoupil starting Monday.        ...
15:32, 05/16/2019

AMC orders episodic anthology series from Black Mirror and Stranger Things writer AMC already has a season-long anthology series in the form of The Terror, but now it’s getting the other kind of anthology show from writer Will Bridges (a veteran of Black Mirror and Stranger Things). According to a press release, the untitled six-e...
15:32, 05/16/2019

Elton John joins Rocketman’s Taron Egerton for new song “(I’m Gonna) Love Me Again” One of the benefits of doing a biopic for a musician that is still alive is that, when it comes time to record the soundtrack, you know you can probably cajole that artist into a sweet guest spot. That’s exactly what happened with the forthcoming sou...
15:32, 05/16/2019

Tim Heidecker responds to Alabama abortion ban with charity single, "To The Men" This week, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signed a law that, in addition to banning most abortions in the state, makes performing one a felony punishable by up to 99 years. Though exceptions are made if the mother’s health is at risk, there are none for those...
15:32, 05/16/2019

Bedbugs roamed Earth alongside dinosaurs 100 million years ago Bedbugs have been around since the time of the dinosaurs, according to new research, though the parasites didn’t likely pester the prehistoric reptiles....
15:48, 05/16/2019

Hollywood tries (again) to capture the madness of ‘Catch-22’ George Clooney’s version of “Catch-22” premieres Friday on Hulu — marking Hollywood’s third adaptation of Joseph Heller’s surreal 1960s bestseller about the lunacy and horror of war. Heller told the tale of Air Force bombardier John Yossarian and his...
15:48, 05/16/2019

‘Game of Thrones’ finale predictions — and questions that need answers The end is coming. And Sunday’s “Game of Thrones” finale, the series’ 73rd episode, is sure to be divisive. Last week, we saw Daenerys Targaryen (Emilia Clarke) raze King’s Landing in the show’s most polarizing plot point yet. A host of major charact...
15:48, 05/16/2019

Sorry We Missed You review – Ken Loach's superb swipe at zero-hours Britain The I, Daniel Blake director raises his game yet further with this gut-wrenching tale of a delivery worker driven to the brinkDirector Ken Loach and screenwriter Paul Laverty have come storming back to Cannes with another tactlessly passionate bullet...
16:00, 05/16/2019

Woman sentenced for posing as sheriff’s deputy to free boyfriend from jail An Arkansas woman who posed as a California sheriff’s deputy to break her boyfriend out of jail has been sentenced. Maxine Feldstein, 30, pleaded guilty on Monday to several charges, including criminal impersonation, and was sentenced to 30 yea...
16:00, 05/16/2019

Bernie Sanders is latest candidate to call for Facebook to break up Sen. Bernie Sanders, a long-time critic of the power of large corporations, has joined Democratic presidential hopefuls Elizabeth Warren and Tulsi Gabbard in outright calling to break up Facebook. “Should antitrust action be taken against Facebook? T...
16:00, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 1-Starbucks' China challenger, Luckin, set to raise $561 mln in U.S. IPO -sources Luckin Coffee Inc , the Chinese challenger to Starbucks Corp, on Thursday priced its U.S. initial public offering (IPO) at the top end of its targeted price range and sold more shares than planned in the biggest U.S. float by a Chinese firm this year...
16:16, 05/16/2019

Maximum Security's owners file lawsuit over Kentucky Derby result Maximum Security’s owners on Tuesday filed a lawsuit against the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission over the result of the Kentucky Derby, which left the horse disqualified....
16:16, 05/16/2019

How the Trump prescription for drug prices transparency could make health care well again Requiring pharmaceutical manufacturers to disclose drug costs in television ads might stimulate debate on who pays for what: Our view        ...
16:16, 05/16/2019

| 'See you again - maybe': Kyrgios disqualified in Rome Nick Kyrgios was disqualified from the Italian Open after throwing a chair across court in a foul-mouthed tantrum before storming off during his match....
16:16, 05/16/2019

Zalando’s Director of Engineering on AI and the future of fashion Last week’s TNW Conference featured an amazing lineup of speakers, all sharing their unique knowledge and insights into the future of tech. A prominent theme this year was machine learning and artificial intelligence — namely, how industries can harn...
16:32, 05/16/2019

Eurovision 2019: Final acts selected The theme of this year's Eurovision Song Contest is "Dare to Dream." But the dream is now over for the 15 nations eliminated from the competition. The remaining 26 entries will battle it out in this weekend's finale....
16:32, 05/16/2019

Huge international cybercrime ring dismantled Police in six countries have dismantled a cybercrime ring based in Eastern Europe that stole $100 million from thousands of victims worldwide. The GozNym malware was delivered via email to unsuspecting users....
16:32, 05/16/2019

Are right-wing populists a threat to European climate policy? Right-wing populists have been gaining support throughout Europe and many of them deny the dangers of climate change. What does that mean for the future of climate policy on the continent?...
16:32, 05/16/2019

Trump tells aides he does not want U.S. war with Iran U.S. President Donald Trump has told his top advisers he does not want to get the United States involved in a war with Iran, three U.S. officials said on Thursday....
16:32, 05/16/2019

U.S. Vice President Pence received legal defense fund from Florida lawyer U.S. Vice President Mike Pence is the beneficiary of a legal defense fund set up to aid in expenses related to the 2016 election, according to disclosures the vice president made public on Thursday....
16:32, 05/16/2019

F-16 fighter crashes into California warehouse, pilot ejects RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say an F-16 fighter jet has crashed into a warehouse just outside of Southern California’s March Air Reserve Base. Maj. Perry Covington, director of public affairs at the base, says the pilot ejected before ...
17:00, 05/16/2019

Profar slam, A’s romp 17-3 for 13th straight win over Tigers DETROIT (AP) — Jurickson Profar hit his first career grand slam and the Oakland Athletics routed Detroit 17-3 Thursday for their 13th straight victory over the Tigers. Josh Phegley had four hits, including one of Oakland’s five home runs, as th...
17:00, 05/16/2019

Dominique Morris Wins Tommy Bell Award Lexington, KY (LEX 18) — Lexington Catholic Senior Dominique Morris is the 2019 winner of the Tommy Bell Award, given to the most outstanding high school student-athlete in the city of Lexington. Dominique has been on the varsity soccer team si...
17:00, 05/16/2019

Cheek, Schaper, Martens and Reed Voted to NFCA All-Region Team LEXINGTON, Ky. – The Kentucky Softball team placed four of its members on the National Fastpitch Coaches’ Association All-Region Team, it was announced by the organization on Thursday morning. Abbey Cheek was named first team, Jenny Schaper and Alex ...
17:00, 05/16/2019

Patriots sign LB Jamie Collins, release DL Frank Herron FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Jamie Collins is returning to the New England Patriots. The Patriots signed the free-agent linebacker Thursday. They also announced the release of defensive lineman Frank Herron. The 29-year-old Collins was a second-round dra...
17:00, 05/16/2019

The world is ending in The Good Fight's season three finale In its third season, The Good Fight pushed the boundaries of its own universe. Characters broke the fourth wall; random musical interludes interrupted scenes; the story’s Big Bad was literally...Donald Trump. In its finale, the world is ending—from c...
17:16, 05/16/2019

Cam Reddish believes intense spotlight on Zion Williamson 'a little bit unfair' The overlooked Duke star, who says he won plenty of 1-on-1 contests with teammates Williamson and RJ Barrett, excited to prove he has complete game.        ...
17:16, 05/16/2019

Professional wrestler Ric Flair hospitalized, per reports Pro wrestler Ric Flair was rushed to a hospital following a "medical emergency," TMZ reported, but other reports indicated he had a planned procedure.        ...
17:16, 05/16/2019

Lions QB Matthew Stafford: Wife 'right where the doctors want her to be' after brain surgery Kelly Stafford's recovery from brain surgery is 'right where the doctors want,' Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford said.        ...
17:16, 05/16/2019

Maximum Security jockey appeals 'unduly harsh' Kentucky Derby suspension Jockey Luis Saez's appeal says the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission's decision in the 2019 Kentucky Derby was not supported by "substantial evidence."        ...
17:16, 05/16/2019

Fleetwood shoots 67, finishes 1st round of PGA in 3rd place US Open runner-up Tommy Fleetwood back on Long Island for another major, once again looking up at Brooks Koepka on leaderboard        ...
17:16, 05/16/2019

Profar slam, A's romp 17-3 for 13th straight win over Tigers Jurickson Profar hit his first career grand slam and the Oakland Athletics routed Detroit 17-3 for their 13th straight victory over the Tigers        ...
17:16, 05/16/2019

New Switch Discount Program Is Unnecessarily Complicated Rather than simply discount its digital games like every other video game platform, Nintendo is running a new Switch promotion where players can purchase special vouchers that can then be traded in for new games, turning the entire process into a con...
17:16, 05/16/2019

Six Great Smart Devices For Your Furry Friend Are you passionate about technology? I’m pretty sure your dog is too. After all, dogs are reflections of their owners. You probably have deep conversations with Siri or Alexa in a fully tech-outfitted home, and your doggie doesn’t get anything? They ...
17:16, 05/16/2019

Update Your Google Pay Privacy Settings Now Google Pay is a convenient way to consolidate your various payment methods under one account, and makes online shopping that much more streamlined. However, there are a few default Google Pay options you may want to consider opting out of if you’re c...
17:16, 05/16/2019

Previously deported Honduran brings 6-month-old unrelated baby across border A previously deported Honduran man has been charged in a Texas court with alien smuggling after he illegally crossed the U.S-Mexico border with a six-month-old baby who was not his, according to Immigration and Customs Enforcement....
17:32, 05/16/2019

Amazon close to buying a stake in UK's Deliveroo: Sky News Amazon.com Inc is in talks to invest hundreds of millions of pounds in UK food delivery app Deliveroo as part of a $575 million fundraising, Sky News reported on Thursday, citing sources....
17:32, 05/16/2019

Mets’ worst day of year features two injuries, one crushing strikeout WASHINGTON — That S.O.S. originating from the bottom of the Potomac River around 4:20 p.m. Thursday was the Mets, begging for a rescue. Two bodies down, an ugly Zack Wheeler start and series loss to the Nationals translated into maybe the worst day o...
17:32, 05/16/2019

Vegas likes Warriors to win it all — with or without Kevin Durant Is there any doubt the Golden State Warriors can win the 2019 NBA championship even without Kevin Durant? Some media pundits expressed doom and gloom when Durant injured his calf in Game 5 of Golden State’s series with the Houston Rockets. Though Dur...
17:32, 05/16/2019

LEADING OFF: Greinke exam, Turner tagged, CC faces Rays LEADING OFF: Greinke gets MRI after leaving early, Turner plunked 4 games in a row, Sabathia faces Rays after two testy outings        ...
17:48, 05/16/2019

AG Bill Barr tells Fox News public must know if officials 'put their thumb on the scale' in Russia probe In an exclusive interview with Fox News, Attorney General William Barr explained how he is trying to get to the bottom of whether or not “government officials abused their power and put their thumb on the scale” in the earliest days of the Russia pro...
17:48, 05/16/2019

Trump administration, Congress reached out to former adviser Flynn as he cooperated with Mueller, docs show Former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn told the special counsel's office that people connected to the Trump administration and Congress reached out and contacted him as he cooperated with the Russia investigation, and he provided ...
17:48, 05/16/2019

Trump rips De Blasio's newly-announced 2020 bid: 'The worst mayor in the US' President Donald Trump sounded off on the newly-announced 2020 run of New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio, who confirmed on Thursday morning that he was entering the crowded Democratic field. ...
17:48, 05/16/2019

Dooku: Jedi Lost Makes Me Wish There Were More Prequels to The Phantom Menace The Phantom Menace is on the precipice of turning 20 years old. The lasting legacy of what it added (for better and worse) to Star Wars’ rich tapestry is still being debated today, but the recent release of another bit of prequel storytelling has had...
18:00, 05/16/2019

A Newly Discovered Mutation May Explain Why Some Dogs Can't Breathe Well As wonderfully cute as dog breeds like the French Bulldog look (for some people at least), it’s long been thought that these dogs’ distinctively compact skulls also make them very vulnerable to severe health and breathing issues. But new research out...
18:00, 05/16/2019

Audi Field will have French accent with four-team tournament this summer Olympique Marseille, Bordeaux, Montpellier and Saint-Etienne will participate in a preseason tournament, and Marseille will also face D.C. United in a friendly....
18:00, 05/16/2019

Robert Pattinson is now Batman, which we swear is not a Twilight joke Robert Pattinson has spent the last several years shedding the shadow of (semi-) nocturnal predators, moving away from his career-making role in the Twilight movies—a franchise he reportedly viewed with a not-inconsiderable amount of eye-rolling amus...
18:16, 05/16/2019

What to know about EEG tests An electroencephalogram test, also called an EEG, is a test that measures electrical activity in the brain. Doctors use EEG tests to diagnose epilepsy and other brain-related conditions. Learn about the uses, procedure, and results of EEG tests here....
18:16, 05/16/2019

Einride's autonomous truck begins daily delivery test in Sweden Swedish AV startup Einride has begun testing its all-electric delivery truck on a public road in Sweden. As a part of a year-long trial, the Einride T-Pod truck began the first of what will be many daily freight deliveries this week in the city of J&...
18:48, 05/16/2019

Android's Live Transcribe gets sound alerts and transcript saving Google is making Live Transcribe, its Android app for easy voice transcription, a lot more useful. Now, in addition to jotting down spoken words, it'll also make you aware of things like a dog barking or audience clapping. It'll give deaf a...
18:48, 05/16/2019

Microsoft invests in seven AI projects to help people with disabilities Today marks the eighth annual Global Accessibility Awareness Day, and for the second year, Microsoft is awarding grants to AI projects meant to make the world more inclusive. The grants are part of a five-year initiative that will invest $25 million....
18:48, 05/16/2019

Lenovo shows off foldable Razr with a fan render (updated) It's no secret that Motorola is working on a foldable phone. According to Sina Tech, Lenovo shared a video with media today that shows the new, RAZR-like phone in action -- Engadget has since learned the video was an edited fan render Lenovo was...
18:48, 05/16/2019

Mystery suitors behind Salon Media $5M deal revealed as techies Salon Media Group is being acquired for $5 million by a little-known pair of tech entrepreneurs who are meanwhile caught in a legal battle over their ownership stakes in fact-checking site Snopes.com, The Post has learned. The winning bidders are Chr...
18:48, 05/16/2019

Family: Woman shot by Texas cop was mentally ill The lawyer for the family of a woman who was fatally shot by a Houston-area police cop says the officer knew she suffered from mental illness. (May 16)        ...
19:00, 05/16/2019

3 people charged in slaying of pregnant woman Murder charges have been filed against a woman and her daughter in the death of a pregnant Chicago woman whose baby was cut from her womb. (May 16)        ...
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Pregnant Chicago woman slain, baby cut from womb The family of a pregnant Chicago woman who was killed and had her baby cut from the womb says losing a child "is one of the biggest pains you can ever go through." (May 16)        ...
19:00, 05/16/2019

China charges two Canadian men caught up in its disputes with U.S. over trade and arrest of Huawei executive The pair were arrested in December after Meng Wangzhou, chief financial officer for China’s Huawei Technologies, was arrested in Vancouver, B.C., on U.S. charges....
19:00, 05/16/2019

House Democrats pass bill to lower drug prices and shore up Obamacare The House of Representatives approved a three-part bill Thursday to lower prescription drug prices, along with measures to reverse Trump administration regulatory changes to Obamacare that Democrats view as sabotage. The final vote was 234-183....
19:00, 05/16/2019

Nigel Farage’s new Brexit Party expected to dominate in what may be Britain’s last E.U. election This is an election few thought would occur, given that the country voted to leave the European Union three years ago and was scheduled to quit the bloc two months ago....
19:00, 05/16/2019

F-16 fighter jet crashes into California building An Air Force F-16 fighter jet crashed into the side of a commercial building in California Thursday, authorities said. No one was injured when the plane from the March Air Reserve Base slammed into the warehouse off-base in Riverside, said Timothy Ho...
19:00, 05/16/2019

Senate OKs Trump’s Latest Federal Judge Pick Despite Dem Fears About Where She Stands on Brown and Roe The Senate Thursday confirmed Wendy Vitter, Donald Trump’s nominee to sit on the federal bench in New Orleans, despite strong objections from Democrats about her stance on Roe and Brown, respectively, the nation’s landmark pro-choice and school deseg...
19:00, 05/16/2019

Oh, Polly! Fashion Brand Apologizes for ‘Segregating’ Plus-Size and Black and Brown Models Fashion brand Oh Polly is saying “So sorry” after it was forced to issue apologies when social media users pointed out its placement of plus-size and black and brown models on an Instagram account separate from that of its “main” line....
19:00, 05/16/2019

The Evolution of Meredith Grey: How Grey's Anatomy Got To "I Love You" Over a Jail Phone Meredith Grey might just be heading to jail, but she's also in love and finally not afraid to say it, so at least we've got a bright side to look on. In the season 15 finale of......
19:16, 05/16/2019

Khloe Kardashian Gets Candid About Caitlyn Jenner's Relationship With Sophia Hutchins Khloe Kardashian says Caitlyn Jenner's partner Sophia Hutchins is "really sweet." The Keeping Up With the Kardashians star made her comments to Laura Wasser on an episode of......
19:16, 05/16/2019

Channing Tatum and Jessie J Pack on the PDA During Magical Disneyland Date PDA alert! Channing Tatum and girlfriend Jessie J could barely keep their hands off each other as they went on a magical date to Disneyland in Anaheim, California on......
19:16, 05/16/2019

British runner Pavey says Nike froze sponsorship when pregnant British distance runner Jo Pavey has become the latest female athlete to complain that Nike halted her sponsorship payments when she was pregnant, Sky News reported on Thursday....
19:16, 05/16/2019

Using cart 'almost embarrassing', says Daly after riding Bethpage John Daly said it had been almost embarrassing riding a cart in the PGA Championship first round at Bethpage Black, where he limped and puffed his way around the long and hilly course on Thursday....
19:16, 05/16/2019

Federer fights off match points to advance in Rome Third-seeded Roger Federer saved two match points in a third-set tiebreaker against Croatia's Borna Coric to advance to the quarterfinals of the Internazionali BNL d'Italia in Rome on Thursday....
19:16, 05/16/2019

$1 million All-Star Race motivates NASCAR drivers With $1 million on the line, no championship points to worry about, only 85 laps to negotiate, and the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series' all-stars on the starting grid, Saturday's Monster Energy All-Star Race (8 p.m. ET on FS1, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR R...
19:16, 05/16/2019

Doping: WADA harassment report a whitewash, says Scott Canadian Olympic cross-country skiing champion Beckie Scott accused the World Anti-Doping (WADA) of whitewashing her complaints of harassment and intimidation, saying on Thursday she was "extremely disappointed" in an independent report....
19:16, 05/16/2019

IM Pei, The Architect Behind Louvre Pyramid, Dies At 102 I.M. Pei, an American modernist architect regarded as one of the world's leading designers of civic centers and cultural institutions, including the National Gallery of Art's East Building, the glass......
19:32, 05/16/2019

She Served $8 School Lunch To Teen Who Couldn't Pay. Then She Was Fired A cafeteria worker in Canaan, New Hampshire, was fired after a supervisor caught her violating her employer's policy. Her offense? Giving food worth $8 to a student with no money in his account....
19:32, 05/16/2019

Chelsea Manning Sent Back To Jail For Contempt Former US military intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning was ordered back to jail on Thursday for refusing to testify before a grand jury believed to be investigating WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange....
19:32, 05/16/2019

I. M. Pei, architect who designed famous Louvre glass pyramid, dies at 102 Pei's death was confirmed Thursday by Marc Diamond, a spokesman for the architect's New York firm, Pei Cobb Freed & Partners. One of Pei's sons, Li Chung Pei, told The New York Times his father had died overnight....
19:32, 05/16/2019

These wild dog sculptures are looking for forever homes Dogs usually fetch newspapers or get trained on them. Will Kurtz takes the medium much further — by recycling old papers to make life-size sculptures of real dogs seeking forever homes....
19:32, 05/16/2019

Brooklyn bar hosting Aperol Spritz ‘rally’ after searing New York Times column One Brooklyn bar is valiantly taking a stand for the Aperol Spritz, following a scathing review in The New York Times criticizing the summery cocktail as “not a good drink” — a claim that was quickly blasted on social media....
19:32, 05/16/2019

Rhode Island cop pulls over self-driving vehicle PROVIDENCE — A self-driving shuttle got pulled over by police on its first day carrying passengers on a new Rhode Island route. Providence Police Chief Hugh Clements said an officer pulled over the odd-looking autonomous vehicle because he had never ...
19:32, 05/16/2019

Science Museum plans 200 hectare site to show off lost treasures Huge range of objects little seen for decades will be exhibited in facility near Swindon from 2023A site under development by the Science Museum will give the public a chance to see hundreds of thousands of items that have been in storage for decades...
19:48, 05/16/2019

Warriors' Kevin Durant to miss Games 3 and 4 vs. Blazers Kevin Durant's strained right calf was re-evaluated before Game 2 and "has shown good progress," but he is still not ready to return to the court.        ...
19:48, 05/16/2019

Man arrested for murder after wife found dead in midtown home TUCSON – Tucson Police Department identified the people involved in a homicide that occurred at a home in central Tucson Wednesday. According to officials, TPD responded to a home in the 2600 block of N. Palo Verde Ave. near Grant Road and Dodg...
20:00, 05/16/2019

Temporary I.D. cards now available online PHOENX – Arizona motorists who have had their Driver License suspended are now able to order a temporary six-month identification card online. People can order this I.D. card on line at www.ServiceArizona.com. Until now, this service required p...
20:00, 05/16/2019

US secretly sent Rwandans accused of butchering Americans to Australia A heated 2017 exchange between President Trump and an Australian Prime Minister has been revealed as a secret deal to send two Rwandans who confessed to slaughtering Americans to live the rest of their lives as free men Down Under. In the now infamou...
20:00, 05/16/2019

Unheralded Frenchman crashes PGA Championship leaderboard Wonder how it feels to be a no-name player near the lead of a major championship? Just ask unheralded Frenchman Mike Lorenzo-Vera, who shot 2-under 68 in the opening round of the PGA Championship at Bethpage Black on Thursday morning and was just fiv...
20:00, 05/16/2019

'Rocketman' first reactions: Elton John musical called 'triumph,' 'fantastic' in Cannes "Rocketman" has been unveiled at the Cannes Film Festival, earning major kudos for Taron's Egerton's performance as Elton John.        ...
20:00, 05/16/2019

Modi proclaims a cleaner India, but the reality may be more murky Every morning around dawn, dozens of people gather by the dusty banks of a stream snaking through Shikrawa village, two hours south of India's capital, New Delhi, to do the same thing: defecate in the open....
20:00, 05/16/2019

Nikkei rises on tech gains; Sony jumps on buyback, Microsoft tie-up Japan's Nikkei share average jumped on Friday and looked set to end the week with a slight gain, led by rallies in Sony and technology shares, though concerns about U.S.-China tensions kept many investors cautious....
20:16, 05/16/2019

New Yorkers on proposed street texting ban: ‘I’m still going to text’ I’m textin’ and walkin’ here! A proposed state law would slap stiff fines on pedestrians who text and ­email on their phones while crossing the street — and frustrated motorists are already tooting their horns in support. “There will be a green light...
20:16, 05/16/2019

Cops nab sicko accused of sexually abusing patient at Bronx hospital Police busted the man accused of sexually abusing an unconscious patient inside Lincoln Medical Center in the Bronx, authorities announced Thursday. Robert Marcucci, 62, turned himself in to cops Wednesday evening, after police circulated his photogr...
20:16, 05/16/2019

Inside America’s soon-to-be tallest condo building on Billionaires’ Row A king-size bed overlooks Manhattan through wall-to-wall glass; polished stone and gold accent a grand lobby entrance; and private cabanas line the outdoor swimming pool. Such are the opulent flourishes at Central Park Tower, which will be the talles...
20:16, 05/16/2019

NASA just spotted the crash site of Israel’s Beresheet lander April was supposed to be an exciting time for Israel’s privately-funded space group SpaceIL. After years of development, SpaceIL’s Beresheet lander was poised to land on the lunar surface, which would have been a first for the country as ...
20:32, 05/16/2019

Emmy-winning broker lists her own East Side home for $3M Emmy Award-winning TV producer and Douglas Elliman broker Penny Crone has listed her two-bedroom, 2½-bathroom home at 207 E. 57th St., whose past residents included Gayle King and chef Richard Sandoval. The 18th-floor Sutton Place unit is asking $2.9...
20:32, 05/16/2019

Police Commander Texted Officer That Eric Garner's Death Was 'No Big Deal' The police commander in charge at the time of Eric Garner’s death at the hands of NYPD officers in 2014 texted his subordinate that the death was “no big deal,” according to the New York Times....
20:32, 05/16/2019

An F-16 Fighter Jet Fell Through the Roof of a California Warehouse First responders shut down part of the I-215 highway in Riverside County, California, about 60 miles east of Los Angeles, Thursday afternoon after an F-16 fighter jet crashed through the roof of a warehouse across the road from the March Air Reserve ...
20:48, 05/16/2019

These Throwback Liveries for the New Porsche 935 Are Stunning We thought we had already gaped too much at the new Porsche 935 limited edition car, a modern version of the flat-nosed 911-based race car from the 1970s, painted in its classic Martini livery back when it was revealed. But now there are six more liv...
20:48, 05/16/2019

5 more states sue Purdue Pharma over U.S. opioid crisis The attorneys general in five states are suing the maker of the popular opioid OxyContin, saying marketing of the drug has fueled America's addiction crisis....
21:00, 05/16/2019

Samsung has solved Galaxy Fold issues, according to report A Korean website says the controversial bendable $1,980 phone from Samsung will soon see the light of day, and be released within the month.        ...
21:00, 05/16/2019

Danny Rose says a club wanted to check he was ‘not crazy’ • Defender went public about depression before World Cup• Reveals story to Prince William in BBC documentaryDanny Rose has revealed a club seeking to sign him last summer had requested a meeting to check he was “not crazy” in the wake of the Tottenha...
21:00, 05/16/2019

Brooks Koepka in no mood to relinquish his US PGA title with round of 63 • Defending champion: ‘I’ve never been this confident’• Tiger Woods fights for a 72 after early mistakesBrooks Koepka is not the individual anyone would want to encounter when seeking a cure from illness at a major championship. Just ask Tiger Woods....
21:00, 05/16/2019

Facts and figures in Australian elections on Saturday More than 16 million Australians are eligible to vote at elections on Saturday that are likely to deliver Australia's eighth prime minister in 12 years....
21:16, 05/16/2019

Baidu swings to net loss for first time since listing, shares fall Chinese search engine operator Baidu Inc booked its first quarterly loss since at least 2015 and forecast quarterly revenue below market estimates, saying a "challenging marketing environment" is sapping income from advertisers....
21:48, 05/16/2019

Argentine filmmaker shines light on country's abortion battle at Cannes An Argentine documentary, set for its premiere at Cannes on Saturday, is taking on the highly-charged topic of abortion, an issue that has polarized the South American nation and sparked mass protests by people on both sides of the debate....
22:00, 05/16/2019

Dismayed or grieving, 'Game of Thrones' fans prepare for the final episode Passions are running high as "Game of Thrones" nears its final episode this weekend, with hundreds of thousands of unhappy fans signing an online petition and a counseling service offering to help those grieving the end of the TV fantasy saga....
22:00, 05/16/2019

GOP braces for fight as Roy Moore weighs AL Senate re-run Conservative lightning rod Roy Moore of Alabama, narrow loser of a turbulent special election for Senate in 2017, is considering a fresh run next year....
22:16, 05/16/2019

Alabama man executed for brutal 1997 quadruple homicide ATMORE, Ala. (AP) -- A man condemned to die for his role in a quadruple killing that followed a dispute over a pickup truck was put to death Thursday evening in Alabama, after declining to make any last-minute appeals in the hours preceding his execu...
22:16, 05/16/2019

School criticized for actor's Arab headwear in safety drill A Pennsylvania school district is defending itself after video surfaced of a safety drill that had a teacher posing as a shooter and donning what appeared to be a Middle Eastern headdress....
22:16, 05/16/2019

Sony stock leaps on buybacks, partnership Investors sent shares of Sony up more than 4% Thursday after the electronics maker issued a one-two punch of good news, including plans to double down on its newly launched stock buyback program. The Tokyo company Thursday announced plans to spend as...
22:32, 05/16/2019

How Booming Population Is Challenging Africa The world’s developed economies are facing a decline in fertility so pronounced that some will see their populations -- and economies -- shrink in years ahead. Sub-Saharan Africa faces the opposite situation: Its population has more than doubled in t...
23:00, 05/16/2019

LG's custom chip is made to power AI in appliances and robots For the last few years LG has been pushing integration of AI features in all kinds of products with its ThinQ brand, and now it's designed custom hardware to enable on-device AI processing in "future robot vacuum cleaners, washing machines, refr...
23:00, 05/16/2019

AOC invokes Bible to blast ‘usury,’ promote payday loan bill Freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez invoked the Bible to tout an economic bill she co-sponsored with Sen. Bernie Sanders on Thursday — and sarcastically suggested she may win some supporters on the religious right. The Bronx congresswoman made the...
23:16, 05/16/2019

Architect I.M. Pei dies at age 102: New York Times I.M. Pei, whose modern designs and high-profile projects made him one of the best-known and most prolific architects of the 20th century, has died, the New York Times reported on Thursday. He was 102....
23:32, 05/16/2019

Unlocked Moto E5 Play drops to an irresistible $49.99 at Woot for one day only Motorola sells a lot of decent low-cost smartphones, many of which frequently get even cheaper than usual at third-party retailers like Best Buy under certain conditions and with various strings attached. That's actually not the case of the GSM unloc...
23:32, 05/16/2019

Why bother playing games, when you can just read them instead? Every Friday, several A.V. Club staffers kick off our weekly open thread for the discussion of gaming plans and recent gaming glories, but of course, the real action is down in the comments, where we invite you to answer our eternal question: What Ar...
00:16, 05/17/2019

The Gifts Teachers Actually Want to Get at the End of a Long School Year The end of the school year is within sight. Teachers have likely been counting down the days until summer for months, but parents? Not so much. So if you, a parent, are trying to find a way to thank an educator for dealing with your spawn for 180+ da...
00:32, 05/17/2019

WILL: A Wonderful World: The Kotaku Review When I booted up the Switch port of WILL: A Wonderful World, the game told me about its autosave function. Then I saw this, set next to a red megaphone icon: “This game includes occasional **** plots. When shocked or surprised please scream loudly an...
00:32, 05/17/2019

Yuan slides past key 6.9/dollar mark on fresh U.S.-China tensions China's yuan fell past the psychologically-important 6.9 per dollar level to its weakest in nearly five months on Friday, amid signs of an escalation in Sino-U.S. trade tensions. The Chinese currency is set for a fifth straight weekly loss and ha...
00:32, 05/17/2019

African Markets - Factors to watch on May 17 The following company announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency market moves and political events may affect African markets on Friday. - - - - - GLOBAL MARKETS Asian shares were struggling to end a bleak we...
00:32, 05/17/2019

Courts weigh Trump's plan to tap Pentagon for border wall President Donald Trump is moving fast to spend billions of dollars to build a wall on the Mexican border with money secured under his declaration of a national emergency, but he first must get past the courts....
00:48, 05/17/2019

Watch the Trailer for Dystopian Series Leila, Out June 14 on Netflix Netflix has released a full-length trailer for Leila, its next Indian original series based on Prayaag Akbar's 2017 dystopian book of the same name. Huma Qureshi and Siddhart are part of the cast on......
01:00, 05/17/2019

|Richemontprofitmissesestimatesasonlineacquisitionsweigh Richemont reported full-year operating profit that trailed analysts’ estimates as the company consolidated its acquisitions of online platforms YNAP and Watchfinder....
01:00, 05/17/2019

|WATCH:Teslatopushsoftwareupdatefollowingcarfires Tesla will update its battery software after two recent fires involving its Model S electric vehicles in Shanghai and Hong Kong, the US automaker says, adding that investigations into the incidents are ongoing....
01:00, 05/17/2019

|WATCH:DriverlesselectrictruckhitsSwedishroads A driverless electric truck began daily freight deliveries on a public road in Sweden in what developer Einride and logistics customer DB Schenker described as a world first....
01:00, 05/17/2019

|MTNNigerianeededjust16minutestoreversemarketfortunes After a lengthy ceremony of speeches, congratulations and rounds of applause delayed the start of trading for more than half an hour, it looked as though MTN Nigeria Communications may not trade at all with the market due to close for the day at 14:3...
01:00, 05/17/2019

Practical steps needed to save Iran nuclear deal, Foreign Minister Zarif The remaining signatories of Iran's nuclear deal should act to save the accord as "supportive statements" are not enough, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told Iranian state media before leaving Japan on his way to China....
01:32, 05/17/2019

Italy's Di Maio not worried over possible European sanctions Italian Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio said on Friday he was not worried over possible EU sanctions in case of violation of fiscal rules, as he was confident European leadership would change after May 26 European elections....
01:32, 05/17/2019

In first for Asia, Taiwan parliament endorses same-sex marriage Taiwan became the first place in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage on Friday, as thousands of demonstrators outside parliament cheered and waved rainbow flags, despite deep divisions over marriage equality....
01:32, 05/17/2019

U.S. citizen arrested during protests in Nicaragua killed in prison shooting The Nicaraguan government said on Thursday a man arrested in May last year during months of anti-government protests was killed in a shooting at the prison near Managua where he was being held....
01:32, 05/17/2019

Orthodox Jewish communities face antisemitism over measles outbreak Incidents such as a bus driver allegedly refusing to stop for a Hassidic man occur as New York City has nearly 500 measles casesOrthodox Jewish communities in Brooklyn grappling with a measles outbreak say they are now dealing with a second scourge: ...
01:48, 05/17/2019

‘They have free rein’: Rio residents fear police violence under far-right rule New governor promised ‘slaughter’ of gangsters, drawing comparisons with bloody Philippines drug warThe residents were chatting outside when the police helicopter swooped over the polluted river at the end of their street in Rio’s sprawling Maré fave...
01:48, 05/17/2019

Fighter jet crashes into California warehouse Pilot unhurt after ejecting from F-16No injuries reported on ground as cause investigatedA pilot ejected moments before an F-16 fighter jet crashed Thursday into a warehouse just outside March Air reserve base in California, military officials said.T...
01:48, 05/17/2019

Asos tycoon who lost children in Sri Lanka attacks thanks public Anders and Anne Holch Povlsen thank those who offered condolences after three of their children were killedThe Povlsen family have thanked the public for their condolences after they lost three of their four “beloved and beautiful” children in the te...
01:48, 05/17/2019

Pakistan doctor arrested after 400 children diagnosed with HIV Authorities investigating if Muzaffar Ghangharo, who has Aids, knowingly spread virusA doctor has been arrested in Pakistan after more than 400 children and 100 adults tested positive for HIV, with authorities investigating whether he intentionally i...
01:48, 05/17/2019

'Israel left us with no choice' : Folau sacked by Rugby Australia – video Israel Folau has been sacked by Rugby Australia after posts he made on social media in April 2019. The Australian back made a post saying hell awaits for 'drunks, homosexuals, adulterers'. Rugby Australia chief executive Raelene Castle said it was a ...
02:00, 05/17/2019

'Miracle' there was no blast as F-16 fighter jet crashes into warehouse A fire official has said it is a "miracle" there was no explosion after an F-16 fighter jet crashed into a warehouse near a Southern California air base....
02:00, 05/17/2019

World Cup: Sourav Ganguly, Sanjay Manjrekar Among Panel Of Commentators World Cup 2019 commentary lineup also includes the likes of Nasser Hussain, Ian Bishop, Kumar Sangakkara, Michael Atherton, Brendon McCullum, Graeme Smith and Wasim Akram....
02:32, 05/17/2019

Cardinals cornerback Patrick Peterson apologizes for positive PED test Patrick Peterson spoke at an event for his foundation hours after news broke that he'd been suspended for the first six games of the 2019 season.        ...
02:32, 05/17/2019

Twins hit 4 HRs, pound stumbling Mariners 11-6 Viral video star C.J. Cron and Byron Buxton fueled a seven-run fourth inning with homers, and Michael Pineda pitched the Minnesota Twins past the Seattle Mariners 11-6        ...
02:32, 05/17/2019

Idaho State's Haley Harrison still fighting off the darkness Idaho State softball player Haley Harrison learning to recognize the darkness of mental illness following third suicide attempt        ...
02:32, 05/17/2019

Can a cyberattack spark WW3? Over these past few years, cyberspace has defined our lives more than ever. Just consider some of the biggest news stories: the DNC hacks and Trump, the Cambridge Analytica scandal, the Russian Troll Factory, Wikileaks, Edward Snowden, and the NSA &#...
02:32, 05/17/2019

Man City vs Watford live stream: how to watch the FA Cup final 2019 from anywhere So who do you fancy for the 2019 FA Cup Final? The treble-seeking Manchester City or the plucky underdogs Watford? Whoever you're cheering on, you can get an FA Cup Final live stream of Man City vs Watford wherever you are. No matter how big a H...
02:32, 05/17/2019

Former police officer on front line of Manchester Arena bombings running 10km races for each of 22 victims A former police officer who was on the front line of the Manchester Arena bombings is nearing the end of his mission to personally memorialise the victims who died in the attacks....
02:32, 05/17/2019

Industry veteran Finbarr O'Neill takes helm at F&I firm APCO Finbarr O'Neill, 67, retired as CEO of J.D. Power in March 2018. Prior to that, he held leadership roles with automakers and dealership services giant Reynolds and Reynolds....
02:48, 05/17/2019

Police appeal to criminal underworld over contract killing of 'Goldfinger' Detectives investigating the suspected contract killing of notorious gangster John "Goldfinger" Palmer today appealed to "changing loyalties" in the criminal underworld in a fresh appeal for information....
03:00, 05/17/2019

'Zero chance' of a Brexit deal with PM May's government: Labour source says British Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit talks with the opposition Labour Party will not succeed because her government is on the verge of collapsing and so there could be a new leader within weeks, a Labour source said....
03:00, 05/17/2019

2019 BMW X5: 5 Things You Need To Know The all-new BMW X5 has been comprehensively updated and what may look subtle on the outside is actually a leap over its predecessor. It's the fourth-generation of what BMW calls a Sports Activity......
03:00, 05/17/2019

Want to curb your robocall agony? Try these 3 things now Adding a unique ringtone to your contacts would signal that this call is from someone you know; also make sure to set them up in your contacts list.        ...
03:32, 05/17/2019

Roy Moore weighs AL Senate re-run despite GOP opposition Conservative lightning rod Roy Moore of Alabama, narrow loser of a turbulent special election for Senate in 2017, is considering a fresh run next year....
03:32, 05/17/2019

The Next Evolution of Online Shopping Is Letting a Bot Buy You Underwear Online retailers are engaged in a constant, all-consuming quest to make the process of buying stuff ever faster and more efficient and to remove as many barriers between you and the final click-confirmed purchase as possible. Amazon has experimented ...
03:48, 05/17/2019

Trade War Felt In Kentucky (LEX 18)– Businesses in Kentucky are already feeling the impact of President Donald Trump’s trade war with China. The automotive industry is crucial in the Bluegrass with Toyota’s Georgetown plant employing so many, but as the trade...
03:48, 05/17/2019

Cross-party Brexit talks break down in Britain LONDON (AP) — Cross-party talks in Britain aimed at striking a compromise Brexit deal have broken down without agreement. Opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn says the talks with Prime Minister Theresa May’s government have “gone ...
03:48, 05/17/2019

Egypt’s president pardons 560, including prominent columnist CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi has pardoned 560 prisoners, including a prominent journalist who had criticized the establishment. The pardons, announced in the official gazette on Thursday, coincide with the Muslim holy month o...
03:48, 05/17/2019

Hello Summer It’s mid May and still spring but with a round of very summery weather in the making welcome to…. sprummer? We’ll see consistent highs well above average this weekend and into next week- in the mid to upper 80s. Lexington’s re...
03:48, 05/17/2019

An emotional send-off for lovable geeks of ‘Big Bang Theory’ LOS ANGELES (AP) — “The Big Bang Theory” has ended its 12-season run with some big changes for its band of lovable geeks. The CBS sitcom aired its final two episodes Thursday in an hour-long finale that drew the series to a close after 27...
03:48, 05/17/2019

South Korean, 3 Filipinos freed after captivity in Libya SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Seoul and Abu Dhabi say that one South Korean and three Filipinos have been released following months of captivity in Libya. The United Arab Emirates foreign ministry said Friday the four, held captive by armed groups in Lib...
03:48, 05/17/2019

Kinsler’s 3-run homer lifts Padres to 4-3 win vs Pirates SAN DIEGO (AP) — Ian Kinsler hit a go-ahead, three-run homer for the San Diego Padres, who beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-3 Thursday night and set the major league record by going 8,020 games without a no-hitter since their inception. Franmil Reyes al...
03:48, 05/17/2019

Fernando Alonso and McLaren face crunch Indy 500 practice day Fernando Alonso and McLaren have one final day of Indianapolis 500 practice to recover lost ground after the two-time Formula 1 champion's crash and loss of Thursday running...
04:00, 05/17/2019

Trump’s ethanol edge President Trump's ethanol policy could help him outpace competitors in the 2020 presidential election in Iowa, according to ethanol’s biggest supporter in the Senate, Republican Chuck Grassley....
04:00, 05/17/2019

Brexit talks over: UK Labour leader calls time on discussions with PM May Britain's opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn has written to Prime Minister Theresa May to say talks over breaking the Brexit impasse "have gone as far as they can go" because of the instability of the government....
04:00, 05/17/2019

Sea otters are bouncing back - and into the jaws of great white sharks Decades of conservation work have boosted sea otter populations in many parts of the North Pacific, but the animals are now being killed by great white sharks...
04:32, 05/17/2019

Turkey jails 14 for life for 2016 Besiktas bombing: Anadolu A Turkish court on Friday sentenced fourteen people to life in jail without parole for involvement in twin bombings in Istanbul that killed dozens in December of 2016, state-owned Anadolu news agency said....
04:32, 05/17/2019

Thieves mug 90-year-old man inside Harlem building A pair of thieves robbed a 90-year-old man of his wallet and cash in his Harlem apartment building, police said Thursday. The suspects approached the senior citizen in the elevator of the building near East 124th Street and Madison Avenue at about 5 ...
04:32, 05/17/2019

Sony and Microsoft ink key entertainment deal ahead of PS5 and next-gen Xbox launch Sony and Microsoft are huge rivals in the gaming business, with each company set to unveil new hardware in the not too distant future. In a surprising move, the two companies have inked an entertainment-related partnership with plenty of time left to...
04:32, 05/17/2019

India's ruling party takes election battle to West Bengal India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi has taken his ruling party's fight to the state of West Bengal, where it hopes to retain a majority in staggered general elections concluding this week....
04:32, 05/17/2019

Taiwan becomes first in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage Taiwan’s parliament voted to legalize same-sex marriage Friday, becoming the first in Asia with a comprehensive law that both allows and lays out the terms for couples from the same sex to get married....
04:32, 05/17/2019

Deere blames escalating trade war for worsening outlook Deere & Co on Friday missed quarterly profit estimates for the fifth-straight quarter and cut its full-year outlook, as an escalating U.S.-China trade war threatens to further hit farm incomes and demand for Deere's equipment....
04:48, 05/17/2019

Biggest Actor Is PM, Should Have Voted Amitabh Bachchan: Priyanka Gandhi Priyanka Gandhi Vadra's attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday included a not-so-subtle dig at mega film star Amitabh Bachchan, who was once one of her father Rajiv Gandhi's closest......
04:48, 05/17/2019

Pragya Thakur, Other Malegaon Accused Told To Attend Court Once A Week The BJP's Pragya Thakur and the six other accused in 2008 Malegaon blasthave been told to be present before the court at least once a week for the proceedings of the case, a special court in Mumbai......
04:48, 05/17/2019

England will not walk off pitch for racist abuse, says Southgate "England manager Gareth Southgate has said his players will not walk off the pitch in protest if they are racially abused by supporters following discussions with his squad and staff."...
05:00, 05/17/2019

Sajid Javid and Boris Johnson get a grassroots boost in race to succeed May Sajid Javid and Boris Johnson have improved their ratings among Conservative supporters in the past month in the race to succeed Theresa May, the Standard reveals today....
05:00, 05/17/2019

Deontay Wilder's comments about opponent's death 'against the spirit of our sport,' WBC president says Boxing star Deontay Wilder’s comments about his upcoming bout with Dominic Breazeale were “against the spirit of our sport,” WBC president Mauricio Sulaiman said on social media Thursday....
05:00, 05/17/2019

| Marawa snubbed as host for PSL awards Fresh from his sacking from pay channel SuperSport, Robert Marawa is now set to be overlooked by the PSL for their upcoming end-of-season awards ceremony....
05:16, 05/17/2019

Some US Cities Are Moving Into Real-Time Facial Surveillance Chinese authorities apply facial-recognition programs to surveillance videos to identify subjects. Now, a report says Chicago and Detroit have purchased their own systems....
05:32, 05/17/2019

Senator Warren calls for federal laws protecting abortion access U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren on Friday called for overhauling federal law to ensure that women continue to have access to abortion amid efforts in states like Alabama and Ohio to enact bans on the procedure....
05:48, 05/17/2019

I can’t believe this Taco Bell hotel and resort is a real thing The newest creation that Taco Bell has cooked up is something the fast food chain is describing, with great fanfare in an official announcement today, as a “tacoasis.” No, it’s not some new menu item that’s going to clog your ...
06:00, 05/17/2019

How tough are Apple's MacBook Pro laptops? This is a question I get asked a lot. As it turns out, I got the opportunity the other day to find out just how tough they are. And the answer is, they're pretty rugged....
06:00, 05/17/2019

Disgraced French doctor accused of poisoning 24 patients as young as four to show off his talents in medicine A disgraced French doctor is under investigation and has been charged with poisoning in total 24 patients at clinics in Eastern France in the span of a decade....
06:32, 05/17/2019

2 Afghans convicted over death of German man Two Afghan teenagers have been convicted over a dispute with a German man who then died of a heart attack, an incident that was followed last year by protests involving far-right groups....
06:32, 05/17/2019

10 surprising places to find the Statue of Liberty You don't have to travel to New York to see Lady Liberty. Even before the statue's dedication in 1886, replicas began to appear.        ...
06:32, 05/17/2019

Gun control in heavily-armed Switzerland faces May 19 vote, and the Swiss are grumbling In the world’s first referendum of its kind, citizens of this Alpine nation will head to the polls on May 19 to decide on stricter gun control.        ...
06:48, 05/17/2019

Le Mans MotoGP: Maverick Vinales leads crash-filled practice Maverick Vinales topped a crash-filled Friday afternoon MotoGP practice for the French Grand Prix at Le Mans as Yamaha team-mate Valentino Rossi was left facing a possible Q1 appearance again...
07:00, 05/17/2019

Roger Federer and Naomi Osaka Withdraw From Italian Open With Injuries Federer reported a right leg injury before his match against Stefanos Tsitsipas, while Osaka said her right hand was injured before she was to play Kiki Bertens....
07:16, 05/17/2019

World Bank under fire for development plan in Myanmar's divided Rakhine Aid groups and human rights advocates have warned the World Bank that a $100 million development project it is planning for Myanmar’s conflict-riven Rakhine State could worsen tension there....
07:16, 05/17/2019

Former French president Sarkozy set for trial over 2012 campaign France's Constitutional Council cleared the way on Friday for former president Nicolas Sarkozy to be tried over alleged illegal financing of his failed re-election campaign in 2012....
07:16, 05/17/2019

Ministers agree way for Russia to rejoin Europe's human rights body Foreign ministers from the Council of Europe, the continent's chief human rights watchdog, reached an agreement on Friday that opens the way for Russia to return to the organization, resolving a dispute that began after Moscow's seizure of Crimea....
07:16, 05/17/2019

Luckin, an Unprofitable Chinese Rival to Starbucks, Seeks U.S. Money A successful initial public offering by the fast growing, big spending coffee company would buck the recent trend of weakness among tech start-ups in China....
07:16, 05/17/2019

Kinsler: Post-HR outburst not directed at fans Ian Kinsler hit a go-ahead, three-run homer for the San Diego Padres, who beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-3 Thursday night and set the major league record by going 8,020 games without a no-hitter since their inception....
07:32, 05/17/2019

MLB Weekend Watch: Picks, analysis on the top matchups The Red Sox try to cool off the Astros, Josh Bell's power meets Chris Paddack's nastiness, and the Yanks and Rays play for first place. Here's your guide to it all....
07:32, 05/17/2019

WWE Money in the Bank a crossroads for both company and storyline Two Money in the Bank ladder matches and a number of dream title bouts basically ensure that MITB will not disappoint, but will it be enough to get the WWE machine back on track after a post-WrestleMania lull?...
07:32, 05/17/2019

WTCR Zandvoort: Bjork sets combined practice pace for Cyan Racing Cyan Racing driver Thed Bjork set the pace across Friday's two World Touring Car Cup practice sessions at the returning Formula 1 Dutch Grand Prix venue Zandvoort...
07:48, 05/17/2019

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino and Antonio Conte favourites to replace Max Allegri at Juventus Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino and former Chelsea coach Antonio Conte are among the early favourites to take over from Massimiliano Allegri at Juventus...
07:48, 05/17/2019

England prop Mako Vunipola in World Cup fitness race after being ruled out for three months Mako Vunipola is facing a race to be fit for the World Cup after Saracens confirmed he requires surgery and will be out for a minimum of three months with the torn hamstring he suffered in Saturday's Champions Cup Final....
07:48, 05/17/2019

Trump says 'good chance' Democrats will back immigration, border plan U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday there was a "good chance" Democrats would back his immigration and border protection efforts ahead of the November 2020 elections, despite their opposition to his latest plan to overhaul the current system....
07:48, 05/17/2019

Greenpeace to receive $3 million in settlement with Russia Greenpeace will receive 2.7 million euros ($3 million) from Russia under a settlement reached between the Dutch state and Moscow, the environmental group said on Friday....
07:48, 05/17/2019

5 students involved in meth incident at middle school WHITESBURG, Ky. (AP) — Authorities say five students were involved in an incident involving methamphetamine at a Kentucky middle school. Letcher County Schools Superintendent Denise Yonts told news outlets that one student was taken to the hospital o...
08:00, 05/17/2019

Ferguson activist turned lawmaker resigns from Legislature ST. LOUIS (AP) — Bruce Franks Jr., a Ferguson activist who became a prominent urban voice in Missouri’s largely conservative Legislature, is giving up his House seat, in part due to mental health struggles. Franks was first elected in 2016, two...
08:00, 05/17/2019

Prosecutors seek life term for ex-CIA man on spy conviction ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A former CIA officer could get up to life in prison when he’s sentenced on his conviction of spying for China. The sentencing for Kevin Mallory of Leesburg, Virginia, has been delayed multiple times, in part because prose...
08:00, 05/17/2019

Police investigate 2nd suspicious fire at rabbi’s home ARLINGTON, Mass. (AP) — Authorities in a Boston suburb are investigating a second suspicious fire at a rabbi’s home in less than a week. Acting Arlington Police Chief Julie Flaherty said officers and firefighters responded to the home at about ...
08:00, 05/17/2019

Watch: 'Big Bang Theory' cast praise series finale on 'Late Show' The cast of "The Big Bang Theory" reunited on "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" to discuss the recently aired series finale of their long-running sitcom....
08:00, 05/17/2019

Grumpy Cat, beloved meme star, dies at age 7: 'Some days are grumpier than others' Grumpy died from complications related to a urinary tract infection, the cat's publicist said.        ...
08:00, 05/17/2019

Witness: Inmate prays, sings during execution A man convicted of killing his wife decades ago prayed and sang hymns as he was put to death Thursday in Nashville, Tennessee. Don Johnson, 68, was executed via lethal injection for the 1984 suffocation of his wife, Connie Johnson. (May 17)  &#...
08:00, 05/17/2019

Rita Ora gives acoustic performance in Cannes British pop artist Rita Ora gave an intimate, acoustic performance of her greatest hits at the Cannes Film Festival in France. (16 May)        ...
08:00, 05/17/2019

'Our mosques are their mosques': Muslims invite fellow Americans to Open Mosque Day Ahmadiyya Muslims across the country will open their mosques to neighbors of all backgrounds Saturday, featuring Ramadan traditions and conversations.        ...
08:00, 05/17/2019

There's Only One Reason to Buy the 2020 BMW M5 Edition 35 Years Brands throw themselves anniversary celebrations all the time. BMW just happens to do it a lot. For the 2015 model year, BMW celebrated 30 years of the M5 with the “30 Jahre M5” edition. Now, the M5 is another five years older and you know what that ...
08:16, 05/17/2019

'The Lost Metropolis': 1930s Tokyo street life – in pictures Kineo Kuwabara captured these rich images of everyday life the city during the buildup to the second world war. The series is on display 18-19 May at the Special Edition of The London Photograph Fair Continue reading......
08:16, 05/17/2019

Stephen Shore's Los Angeles – in pictures Photo London has named Stephen Shore as its master of photography for 2019. New work will be shown at Somerset House alongside this classic series Los Angeles, which features 60 photographs taken in one day in 1969 Continue reading......
08:16, 05/17/2019

Save 40% on Adobe Creative Cloud now - includes Photoshop, Illustrator and more Let's face it, Adobe is the software company you need on your computer if your job or hobby is a creative one. And Adobe Creative Cloud is its all-singing all-dancing package that has all of your needs covered.If you've been holding off fro...
08:16, 05/17/2019

Surface Pro 6 and Surface Book 2 to get cheaper Core i5 models with 16GB of RAM It seems that Microsoft is planning useful new spins on both the Surface Pro 6 and 15-inch Surface Book 2, with the introduction of Core i5 processor models that have 16GB of system memory.Previously, if you wanted 16GB of memory, you had to choose o...
08:16, 05/17/2019

Profoto revamps its A1 flash to craft a new A1X sibling Profoto shook the lighting world last year with the launch of its powerful but pricey A1 'studio flash' flashgun, and it's now updated that model to deliver a more powerful A1X companion.Physically, the A1X appears to be designed along...
08:16, 05/17/2019

The OnePlus 7 Pro has already had a software update The OnePlus 7 Pro has only just gone on sale and there’s already a software update for it, bringing some new features, fixes and improvements to the handset.Highlighted by GSMArena, the update claims to optimize photo quality, and adds haptic ...
08:16, 05/17/2019

Pelosi Suggests Using ‘Impeachment as a Purpose’ to Investigate During a news conference, Speaker Nancy Pelosi said that House Democrats could use an impeachment inquiry as a way to obtain documents and testimony from Trump administration officials....
08:32, 05/17/2019

JTED student overcomes obstacles to graduate TUCSON – JTED is a program in Pima County that offers tuition-free career and technical education (CTE) programs to high school students. Students can take Pima JTED classes on the career they want to be in and when they graduate, they are a st...
08:32, 05/17/2019

Internet sensation Grumpy Cat has died at age 7 FILE – This Dec. 1, 2015 file photo shows Grumpy Cat posing for a photo in Los Angeles. Grumpy Cat, whose sour puss became an internet sensation, has died at age 7, according to her owners. Posting on social media Friday, May 17, 2019, her owne...
08:32, 05/17/2019

Father and son fought on the road with their cars, Chandler police say One of the cars involved in the fight between a father and his adult son May 16, 2019.12 News KPNX- A fight between a father and his adult son resulted in several cars being hit and a gunshot being fired Thursday night, Chandler police said. Pol...
08:32, 05/17/2019

Trump unveils new immigration plan, Dreamers left out TUCSON – Dreamer Jaime Tadeo has called Southern Arizona home for 17 years, coming over when he was 9-years-old with his parents and little brother from Guadalajara, Mexico. “I feel like DACA might be canceled and that’s just going ...
08:32, 05/17/2019

Zona baseball beats Penn St. UNIVERSITY PARK, PA – Coach Jay Johnson and the Arizona baseball team stole a victory on the road against Penn State. Here are highlights from Thursday night’s sportscast on News 4 Tucson:...
08:32, 05/17/2019

TPD hosts active shooter preparedness course for public TUCSON – With active shooter situations popping up around the country, The Tucson Police Department wants to make sure the public is prepared. On Thursday, May 16, they held an active shooter preparedness course. The course teaches members with...
08:32, 05/17/2019

Critic’s Notebook: ‘The Phantom Menace’ Wasn’t Great, but Its Force Still Runs Strong Jar Jar Binks. Stiff dialogue. Twenty years ago, the first new “Star Wars” movie since 1983 was a disappointing blockbuster that changed the future of movies....
08:48, 05/17/2019

Bell Boeing awarded $42.2M ffor engineering, technical support for V-22 Bell Boeing was awarded a $42.2 million contract for engineering and technical support for the V-22 Osprey flight control system and on-aircraft avionics for the U.S. Marine Corps and Air Force....
08:48, 05/17/2019

The Fight for $15's latest win is in Connecticut—the state has passed a bill to raise its minimu The Fight for $15's latest win is in Connecticut—the state has passed a bill to raise its minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2023. More than 30% of the U.S. workforce is now on a path to the $15 minimum wage. Fuck the federal government, anyhow!...
08:48, 05/17/2019

AOC Guillotines Pharma Exec Over Insane Drug Prices C-SPAN has a reputation for being boring, but when New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is testifying, she makes it her own personal highlight reel, and her taking a Big Pharma head to task for the price of an HIV drug yesterday definitely deserves...
08:48, 05/17/2019

George Clooney's 'Catch-22' miniseries never quite takes off Joseph Heller's anti-war novel "Catch-22" is set during World War II, but was published just as the US began getting into Vietnam, and the 1970 movie came out in the midst of that conflict. George Clooney brings his considerable star power to bear in...
09:00, 05/17/2019

Latest Target of Russian Vote Meddling: A Children’s Singing Contest A Russian broadcaster canceled the result of “The Voice Kids” after an investigation revealed that fan voting had been subject to “massive” manipulation....
09:16, 05/17/2019

Sooooo Many White Guys I could be talking about the New England Patriots or the Trump administration or even the Phoebe Robinson Podcast but no, when I’m talking about soooo many white guys, I mean the recent crop of Democrats running for the 2020 nomination....
09:16, 05/17/2019

Wall Street seesaws amid heightened trade tensions The S&P 500 were trading flat but was off session lows on Friday as investors tracked trade headlines after China took a hard stance on its tariff war with the United States....
09:32, 05/17/2019

Tough talk from China leaves trade talks with U.S. in limbo China struck a more aggressive tone in its trade war with the United States on Friday, suggesting a resumption of talks between the world's two largest economies would be meaningless unless Washington changed course....
09:32, 05/17/2019

U.S. consumer sentiment robust before escalation of trade war U.S. consumer sentiment jumped to a 15-year high in early May amid growing confidence over the economy's outlook, but much of the surge was recorded before an escalation in the trade war between the United States and China, which could hurt activity....
09:32, 05/17/2019

Kirsten Gillibrand Is Struggling. Will Abortion Rights Be Her Rallying Cry? The New York senator is mired near the bottom of most polls but hopes to jump-start her campaign and fund-raising as she aggressively criticizes anti-abortion laws in Alabama and other states....
09:32, 05/17/2019

Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire: Austin Riley, Willie Calhoun make impression; Franmil Reyes, Byron Buxton round into form If you haven't made a point to add Austin Riley or Willie Calhoun yet, you may be running out of time, says Scott White, who also looks at the latest successful outings for Chris Bassitt and Zach Davies....
09:48, 05/17/2019

Joe Scarborough: GOP ‘extremism’ on abortion is ‘scaring the hell out of a lot of Americans’ MSNBC's "Morning Joe" host Joe Scarborough said Friday that Republican “extremism” on abortion “is scaring the hell out of a lot of Americans who might even be pro-life,” responding to the recent passing of the controversial bill in Alabama which mak...
09:48, 05/17/2019

Why this geneticist says we should stop human evolution Measles cases in the US have hit a 25-year high, with 78 new infections in the past week alone. In a sign of the times, a cruise ship with hundreds of Scientologists on board was quarantined in St Lucia after one passenger was diagnosed with the dise...
10:00, 05/17/2019

Asus’ new Zenfone 6 has a flip-up camera and a 5,000mAh battery We’ve seen some whacky implementations from phone makers to overcome the notch: pop-up camera, pizza shaped-camera, and even a rotating camera. Now, Asus has added another method to the list by placing a flip-up camera into their latest flagship, the...
10:00, 05/17/2019

Heavy practice crash for Kaiser threatens Juncos's Indianapolis 500 Juncos Racing's already questionable entry for the 2019 Indianapolis 500 suffered a huge blow early in 'Fast Friday' practice when Kyle Kaiser crashed...
10:00, 05/17/2019

Big City: Where are the Statues of L.G.B.T.Q. Pioneers? Here Are 11 Worthy New Yorkers Virtually nonexistent among the city’s monuments, L.G.B.T.Q. men and women have made outsize contributions to New York’s identity. It is long past time they were put on a pedestal....
10:00, 05/17/2019

Garmin Forerunner 945 review: Music, mapping, payments, pulse, and incident detection The Garmin 935 was the premier running and triathlon watch two years ago, but its successor improves in nearly every aspect to even beat out last years Fenix sports watch models. It's the ultimate multi-sport watch and sets the bar for all others....
10:16, 05/17/2019

Samsung Galaxy S10e review: Better biometrics and ergonomics than the S10 Plus at the cost of battery life The Samsung Galaxy S10e may be the best new Samsung phone for the masses with a reasonable price, small size, excellent cameras, and more. The flat screen and fingerprint scanner may even make it more appealing than the high end S10 Plus....
10:16, 05/17/2019

Raven chicks in the Tower ward off prophecy of doom for Brexit Britain Britain's political establishment is in chaos over Brexit and Prime Minister Theresa May's days in office are numbered but the kingdom and the Tower of London appear safe from legendary doom after the birth of four raven chicks at the famous fortress...
10:16, 05/17/2019

Federal regulators rescind $929M for California high-speed rail plan The Trump administration has made good on its threat to pull nearly $1 billion in federal funding for a high-speed rail project in California, because it hasn't made significant progress....
10:16, 05/17/2019

Filing: Persons in Trump circle, Congress asked Michael Flynn about disrupting Russia probe Former national security adviser Michael Flynn said people linked to the Trump administration and Congress tried to interfere with the Justice Department's Russia investigation, a new filing shows....
10:16, 05/17/2019

House Extends Civil Rights Protections to Gay and Transgender People The House passed legislation prohibiting discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity, but the White House and Republican Senate oppose it....
10:16, 05/17/2019

Michelle Williams and Busy Philipps get choked up during emotional 'Tonight' farewell Michelle Williams fulfilled her BFF duties, being present for Busy Philipps' final episode of "Busy Tonight" on E! Thursday.        ...
10:16, 05/17/2019

'The Big Bang Theory' has a few surprises as it wraps up 12-season run Leonard and Penny had some happy and surprising news as 'The Big Bang Theory' wrapped up its 12-season run on CBS with a one-hour finale on May 16.        ...
10:16, 05/17/2019

Renault Starts Paris-Saclay Autonomous Lab Project To Develop Future Mobility Solutions Renault has initiated a new project, the Paris-Saclay Autonomous Lab to test different smart, autonomous, electric and shared public and private mobility services to support the transportation system......
10:32, 05/17/2019

Iran's elite naval forces said to pass skills to proxy fighters An unmanned Iranian boat skips over the waves at full speed and rams into a U.S. aircraft carrier, sending up an orange fireball and plumes of smoke....
10:32, 05/17/2019

Japan gets ‘all clear’ to mine Mars’ moon Japan is ready to mine Mars’ largest moon after successfully completing all of the compulsory “space contamination” paperwork. Japanese space agency JAXA hopes to travel to the Mars moon, drill into it and then bring a piece of it b...
10:48, 05/17/2019

Grumpy Cat has died, and the internet isn’t taking it well Celebrities come in all shapes, sizes, and, as the internet has taught us, species. Tardar Sauce, better known by her nickname “Grumpy Cat,” was one of the most popular felines on the web and, it would seem, in the world. In a sad post Fr...
10:48, 05/17/2019

Investors shun equities, pile into bonds in past week: BAML Investors are neither extremely bullish nor bearish, according to Bank of America Merrill Lynch's gauge of market sentiment, as they weigh the impact of trade tensions between the United States and......
10:48, 05/17/2019

MLB weekend gives wagerers sneak peek of October in May A huge weekend in American League baseball begins Friday night when the New York Yankees host the Tampa Bay Rays, and the Houston Astros visit the Boston Red Sox. According to betting markets, those are four of the five teams most likely to win the A...
10:48, 05/17/2019

Sage Northcutt’s post-UFC career gets off to painful start Mike Tyson would be proud of this right hand. Former UFC star Sage Northcutt, however, would like to forget it. In his first post-UFC bout, Northcutt was stopped just 29 seconds into the 185-pound fight by Cosmo Alexandre at ONE Championship: Enter t...
10:48, 05/17/2019

US Says Supports Sri Lanka's Fight Against Terror, Offers $480 Million Aid The United States on Thursday re-affirmed its support for Sri Lanka in its fight against terrorism, in the wake of the Easter Sunday bombings that killed more than 250 people across the country last......
10:48, 05/17/2019

Taiwan Legislature Approves Asia's First Same-Sex Marriage Law Taiwan's parliament legalised same-sex marriage on Friday in a landmark first for Asia as the government survived a last-minute attempt by conservatives to pass watered-down legislation....
10:48, 05/17/2019

"Build America" Visa Replaces Green Card In Trump's New US Entry Plan Donald Trump has said he will replace the existing green cards with 'Build America' visa, as the US President unveiled a new merit and points-based immigration policy that seeks to increase the quota......
10:48, 05/17/2019

The Gap Between Male and Female Youth Suicide Rates is Narrowing in the U.S. For decades, U.S. boys have died by suicide far more frequently than girls, even though girls attempt suicide and report contemplating it more often. In the suicide prevention world, the phenomenon is known as the gender paradox. The paradox still pe...
11:00, 05/17/2019

Trump's 'deal of the century' hasn't a hope of bringing peace | Yehuda Shaul Nothing short of ending ending legal discrimination will make a difference to Israel and PalestineHere in Jerusalem, we await publication of Donald Trump’s “deal of the century”, which is expected to be released in the coming weeks. The US president ...
11:16, 05/17/2019

Times editor defends paper's coverage of transgender issues Former journalist tells tribunal she faced discrimination at paper because she is transJohn Witherow, editor of the Times, has rejected allegations his newspaper publishes inaccurate, biased articles that are hostile to trans men and women.Witherow w...
11:16, 05/17/2019

Romance novelists pledge to confront abortion 'taboo' after Alabama ban State senate’s near-total abortion ban prompts demand for genre to treat issue as ‘a normal part of life, not a moral lesson’Dip into the fast-moving world of romantic fiction and it quickly becomes clear that very few of the fictional couples enjoyi...
11:16, 05/17/2019

Jim Jordan claims vindication after Ohio State sex abuse report released Ohio GOP Rep. Jim Jordan is claiming vindication following release of a report on a sexual abuse scandal at Ohio State University showed there is no evidence he or other assistant coaches at the school knew about the allegations.“They talked to hundr...
11:16, 05/17/2019

Children’s Museum Executive Director announces resignation Courtesy: Children’s Museum TUCSON – Children’s Museum Executive Director announced his resignations after 10 years with the museum on Friday. Michael J. Luria will be leaving the Museum this summer and take a position at the University of Ariz...
11:16, 05/17/2019

Obama wades into 2020 election, announces ‘unity’ fund to support eventual Dem nominee Former President Barack Obama on Friday waded into the burgeoning presidential race by announcing the formation of a Democratic National Committee “unity” fund that will support the party’s eventual nominee against President Trump in 2020....
11:16, 05/17/2019

Rep. Ro Khanna dismisses Barr's pushback on 'lying' accusations, says Mueller should testify Attorney General William Barr dismissed accusations he lied during his congressional hearing “laughable” in an exclusive Fox News interview, but at least one Democrat is already pushing back on the assertion....
11:16, 05/17/2019

U.S. oil drillers cut rigs for second straight week -Baker Hughes U.S. energy firms this week reduced the number of oil rigs operating for the second week in a row, with the rig count at its lowest since March 2018, as some drillers follow through on plans to cut spending....
11:32, 05/17/2019

Pep Guardiola responds to criticism of Manchester City plane song – video Pep Guardiola has apologised to anyone offended by the chant sung on the plane carrying his Manchester City side back from their title win in Brighton. In the song it mentions Liverpool fans being 'battered on the streets' and being 'victims of it al...
11:32, 05/17/2019

Giro d’Italia: Pello Bilbao breaks clear on final climb to win stage seven • Spanish rider attacks 1.5km from finish in L’Aquila• Valerio Conti in pink after uneventful day in pelotonSpain’s Pello Bilbao claimed the seventh stage of the Giro d’Italia on Friday, an undulating 185km ride from Vasto to L’Aquila.The Astana ride...
11:32, 05/17/2019

| #YouKnowMe women open up following Alabama's abortion law Twitter users share their abortion stories under the hashtag #YouKnowMe after the Alabama Senate passed the most restrictive abortion Bill in the US....
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House Equality Act Extends Civil Rights Protections to Gay and Transgender People The House passed legislation prohibiting discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity, but the White House and Republican Senate oppose it....
12:00, 05/17/2019

Emotional 'Rocketman' cast formed close bond with Elton John Actor Taron Egerton said on Friday he'd developed a close friendship with Elton John while preparing for the biopic "Rocketman", adding to the emotion after a glittering premiere where few of its stellar attendees were left dried-eyed....
12:00, 05/17/2019