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|Excessivecostsfor1064locomotivecontractnotjustifiable,saysactingTransnetCEO

The state capture commission on Wednesday heard that the cost estimates for 359 out of 1064 locomotives contracted to China South Rail by Transnet were excessive and without justifiable reasons....

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ETA former leader arrested after 16 years on the run The former political leader of the Basque separatist group ETA has been arrested in France after more than 16 years on the run, officials said Thursday....
10:48, 05/16/2019

Wrecker Transporting Fernando Alonso’s Wrecked Indy 500 Practice Car Also Wrecks We all misjudge things from time to time, like the third turn at Indianapolis Motor Speedway or the height of a tunnel in relation to a tall truck. Sometimes, we get several (literal) strikes in one day—like Fernando Alonso’s Indianapolis 500 practic...
10:48, 05/16/2019

Order the rugged flagship Blackview BV9700 Pro early and save $200! Advertorial by Blackview: the opinions expressed in this story may not reflect the positions of PhoneArena! disclaimer Two weeks ago, Blackview revealed that it's planning to release a new flagship very soon — the BV9700 Pro. A rugged phone with an ...
10:48, 05/16/2019

Chip Makers Get Caught in Huawei Crossfire The ban on selling to the Chinese communications giant raises the prospect of further export controls that would be damaging for semiconductor industry....
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Coming wave of millennial homebuyers is a major opportunity for US housing market Nearly 45 million Americans will reach the general age of first-time homebuyers in the next 10 years, 3.1 million more than in the 10 years prior, according to a recent analysis by Zillow....
11:00, 05/16/2019

Boxing News at Five: Taylor uses cannabis oil to relax ahead of Baranchyk test, Horn says Tszyu might one day beat him but not today Josh Taylor calls upon CBD oil to help calm down between training sessions, and Jeff Horn says Tim Tszyu needs to calm down before making a big mistake The post Boxing News at Five: Taylor uses cannabis oil to relax ahead of Baranchyk test, Horn says...
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Family Life Has Turned One Of World Of Warcraft’s Greatest Heroes Into Mel Gibson In the latest cinematic trailer for World of Warcraft, orc leader Varok Saurfang travels to Outland in search of legendary Horde warchief Thrall, who retired with his wife and children following the events of the Legion expansion. What Saurfang finds...
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This Budget Friendly Dual Monitor Arm Is Even More Budget Friendly With a Promo Code There are a lot of good reasons to splurge on a fancy, expensive arm for your computer monitors. But if you’re on a budget and don’t mind a little bit of extra fiddling, this affordable dual mount from Huanuo has a lot going for it considering its pr...
11:00, 05/16/2019

Trump meets with Swiss leader amid Iran tensions President Donald Trump welcomed Swiss president Ueli Maurer to the White House Thursday, amid rising tensions with Iran. Asked by reporters if the U.S. is going to war with Tehran, Trump responded, "I hope not." (May 16)     ...
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'Unspeakable act of violence': Pregnant woman strangled, baby cut from womb, police say Marlen Ochoa-Uriostegui, 19, had gone to a Chicago home in response to a Facebook offer of free baby clothes.        ...
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Abortion bills at nexus of national debate among states 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.        ...
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California regulator threatens ban on gasoline engines California's threat -- which would be a first in the U.S. -- marks an escalation in the clash between Washington and Sacramento that would increase uncertainty for carmakers in the nation’s biggest auto market....
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

Bob Newhart, aka ‘Professor Proton,’ bids farewell to ‘Big Bang Theory’ In 2013, TV legend Bob Newhart finally won an Emmy Award for his guest-starring role as Arthur Jeffries, aka Professor Proton, on “The Big Bang Theory” — after eight nominations dating back to 1962. “They were selling a bunch of computer nerds [to vi...
11:00, 05/16/2019

Clear Up Your Skin With This Retinol Cream For Just $17 In case you haven’t heard, retinol should be a go-to for those looking to rid their skin of acne, dark spots, wrinkles, and other imperfections. But because retinol is such a skincare superstar, it doesn’t usually come cheap — that is, until now, bec...
11:16, 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

Virginia VA hospital evacuated for 'unknown chemical odor' that turns out to be urine sample A building at a veterans hospital in Virginia was evacuated on Wednesday after an "unknown chemical odor" — that later turned out to be urine — panicked officials....
11:16, 05/16/2019

Crazy history of the 'Back to the Future' car The unpainted stainless steel body, the gull-wing doors, the rear-mounted engine. When John DeLorean set out to create his own sports car, he knew these features would set it apart from everything else....
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

Angelique Kerber tells Bianca Andreescu she's a 'drama queen' after loss Indian Wells champion Bianca Andreescu beat Angelique Kerber for the second time in a week, and the result left hard feelings.        ...
11:32, 05/16/2019

Smartphone app could help diagnose kids’ ear infections Ear infections are one of the most common reasons for pediatrician visits but parents may soon be able to check their kids' ears at home by simply using a phone app....
11:32, 05/16/2019

Saudi-Led Airstrikes Target Yemeni Rebels After Drone Attack Saudi-led coalition warplanes bombed areas held by Iran-allied rebels in Yemen as Saudi officials accused Tehran of ordering the group to stage an attack on its facilities this week....
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Banks lead stock surge for third straight day, erasing Monday plunge Stocks marched higher for the third day in a row Thursday, erasing the big plunge they took on Monday on worries about the China-U.S. trade fight.        ...
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Social media: How a small business should manage theirs Social media can make or break your business. The key to social media success is to be an active participant. Motley Fool is here to help.        ...
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3 tips to protect your investments, whether you manage your money or hire an adviser Whether you choose to manage your investments or hire an adviser, here are three tips to ensure your 401(k) generates maximum returns.        ...
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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.        ...
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U.S. House Democrats read Mueller report aloud in Capitol hearing room Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday began a marathon reading of the redacted version of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's 448-page assessment of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election....
11:48, 05/16/2019

Huawei ban clouds U.S.-China trade talks, tech sector A U.S. bid to block China's Huawei Technologies from buying vital American technology threw into question sales from some of the largest tech companies and drew a sharp rebuke on Thursday from Beijing, which warned it could hurt trade talks....
12:00, 05/16/2019

Loftus-Cheek has surgery on ruptured achilles "Chelsea midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek has had surgery after suffering a ruptured achilles after a friendly in the United States, the club has confirmed."...
12:16, 05/16/2019

Nunes to Democrats: Don’t just criticize Trump’s immigration overhaul, introduce your own plan Democrats should introduce their own comprehensive immigration reform plan instead of merely criticizing President Trump’s soon-to-be-announced immigration overhaul proposal, according to Rep. Devin Nunes....
12:16, 05/16/2019

Obama spymasters point fingers amid Russia probe review: ‘Throwing each other under the bus’ The launch of a formal inquiry into the origins of the Russia investigation -- being led by one of the Justice Department’s toughest prosecutors -- has touched off a new round of behind-the-scenes finger-pointing among Obama administration officials ...
12:16, 05/16/2019

Former federal prosecutor on Alabama law: Abortion will 'clearly' be issue in 2020 In response to the controversy surrounding Alabama's recent law outlawing abortion, Former Whitewater Independent Counsel Robert Ray said that the issue will be a divisive issue ahead of the 2020 presidential election....
12:16, 05/16/2019

| No Semenya at Stockholm Diamond League after gender ruling Double Olympic champion Caster Semenya, who lost her appeal over a controversial gender ruling, will not race at this month's Diamond League meeting....
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Zarco accepts KTM boss's criticism of "unacceptable" MotoGP form Johann Zarco says he accepts KTM MotoGP boss Stefan Pierer's criticism of him following the Spanish Grand Prix earlier this month, admitting he "lost some control" at Jerez...
12:32, 05/16/2019

Europe Fines 5 Banks $1.2 Billion for Their Roles in Foreign Exchange Cartels Traders at Barclays, Citigroup, JPMorgan Chase, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group and the Royal Bank of Scotland engaged in anti-competitive behavior, the European Commission found....
12:32, 05/16/2019

Treasury Official Hired to Fix Fannie and Freddie Is Leaving Craig Phillips, a former Wall Street executive who joined the Treasury Department to try to reshape the country’s mortgage market, will depart next month....
12:32, 05/16/2019

NC becomes first state to sue e-cigarette maker Juul over targeting teens North Carolina’s attorney general is asking a state judge to bar popular e-cigarette maker Juul Labs from selling to minors and force it to end slick marketing campaigns that appeal to them....
12:48, 05/16/2019

Marvel’s boss just settled a big debate from ‘Avengers: Endgame’ With $2.5 billion under its belt as we approach the film’s fourth weekend at the box office, Avengers: Endgame isn’t just the biggest MCU movie to date, it’s about to become the highest-grossing movie of all time. It’s also pr...
12:48, 05/16/2019

Michael Conforto leaves game after colliding with Robinson Cano WASHINGTON — Another one bites the dust — or Robinson Cano’s shoulder, as it was. Michael Conforto was forced to leave Thursday’s game against the Nationals after awkwardly colliding with Robinson Cano trying to catch a pop-up...
12:48, 05/16/2019

Bill Belichick confidant crushes Mike Maccagnan on his way out Mike Maccagnan never should have even had this perch to fall from. That’s the word from Mike Lombardi, the former longtime NFL executive and briefly the Browns’ general manager, who’s now with The Athletic. Lombardi, who helped begi...
12:48, 05/16/2019

U.S. cancels $929 million in California high speed rail funds after appeal rejected The Trump administration said Thursday it was formally cancelling $929 million in previously awarded funding for California's high-speed rail program after rejecting an appeal by the state....
13:00, 05/16/2019

Amazon's The Tick canceled after two seasons of wacky, heartfelt adventure As our own John Hugar recently declared, The Tick’s second season gave us “the show we were hoping The Tick could be all along.” Alas, it turns out the hilarious, heartfelt superhero parody will go out on that high note, as creator Ben Edlund has rev...
13:00, 05/16/2019

The CW's Crisis On Infinite Earths will include every Arrowverse show and go for 5 hours Last year, just as Avengers: Infinity War fever was sweeping the nation, DC’s Legends Of Tomorrow threw in a familiar plot about collecting a series of magical stones that each have a particular super power. Unlike Infinity War, that ended with the h...
13:00, 05/16/2019

Ah, the Taco Bell hotel: a dystopian resort destination Next month, reservations will open for The Bell: A Taco Bell Hotel & Resort in Palm Springs. The destination, which a press release describes as a “Tacoasis resort,” will run for a limited time, as the restaurant transforms an existing hotel into...
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

Healthy diet cuts risk of dying from breast cancer in older women A balanced, low-fat diet significantly lowers the risk of dying from breast cancer in postmenopausal women, according to new long-term data from the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) Dietary Modification trial....
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

The Mastermind Behind The College Admissions Scandal Used To Be A Crazy Middle School Basketball Coach The members of a middle school basketball team that represented a Jewish Community Center in Omaha, Nebraska, were not expecting the 2001 season to be an auspicious one. The previous season had produced mediocre results, and there was no reason to ex...
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

Jealous Massachusetts teen found guilty of killing, beheading classmate The Massachusetts teen accused of beheading and cutting off the hands of a classmate in a jealous rage was found guilty during his trial this week — and could spend the rest of his life behind bars, according to new reports. A Salem Superior Co...
13:32, 05/16/2019

Strange odor slows Dallas-Fort Worth Airport to a crawl At least 100 flights at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport were delayed Thursday after some employees were evacuated from an air traffic control facility due to a strange odor, according to reports. “We are continuing to provide air traffic serv...
13:32, 05/16/2019

Suspected serial killer now charged in deaths of 12 women A home health aide accused of killing an 81-year-old woman in Texas is now suspected in the deaths of 11 other women by smothering them with a pillow before robbing them, court records show. Accused serial killer Billy Chemirmir, 46, was indicted Tue...
13:32, 05/16/2019

Inmates set fire to prison during riot in Indonesia JAKARTA, Indonesia — Hundreds of police and soldiers have retaken control of a prison in western Indonesia following a riot on Thursday, officials said. Angry inmates set fire to Langkat prison in North Sumatra province, which is designed to house 90...
13:32, 05/16/2019

Alabama governor denies reprieve for condemned killer Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey refused a reprieve for an inmate set for execution Thursday night, the prisoner’s lawyer said. Samra was convicted for a quadruple killing that occurred after a dispute over a pickup truck....
13:32, 05/16/2019

This flying taxi startup just flew its 5-passenger jet for the first time The promise of flying cars has never been fulfilled. Sure, there are pint-sized airplanes you can also drive on land but let’s be honest here, those are nothing like how futurists in the 1950s imagined transportation would be like over a half-c...
13:48, 05/16/2019

'Hope not,' Trump says when asked if the United States will go to war with Iran Members of Congress blasted the Trump administration for being left in the dark about details of the situation with Iran — and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Trump lacks authority to declare war on Iran....
14:00, 05/16/2019

Nvidia revenue forecast beats estimates; shares rise Nvidia Corp reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit and forecast second-quarter revenue above analysts' estimates, boosted by higher demand for its gaming chips, sending its shares up 6% in extended trading....
14:00, 05/16/2019

The Soul Stone Was the Marvel Cinematic Universe's Least Interesting MacGuffin Long before any of the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s heroes had the slightest inkling they might one day have to literally turn back time to save half of existence, Thanos was busy moving heaven and Titan to get his sizable purple hands on each of the ...
14:00, 05/16/2019

You Won't Believe All the Stupid Ways Cops Are Using Face Recognition Tech There’s plenty of evidence indicating that facial recognition tech is far from serving as a fair and accurate identification tool but because the sector is mostly lawless, this technology is easily weaponized. And according to a new report, in the ha...
14:00, 05/16/2019

Home DNA-Testing Kits Can Help Catch Killers, But Who Decides Where We Draw the Line? In recent years, police have increasingly used data from ancestry-testing companies to identify major crime suspects through the DNA of their family members. A new case, however, is reigniting the debate about when and where it’s appropriate to use t...
14:00, 05/16/2019

"We don't have enough housing," incoming Freddie Mac CEO at CNBC's Capital Exchange Summit Incoming Freddie Mac CEO sits down with Diana Olick at CNBC's Capital Exchange Summit, alongside Taylor Morrison CEO Sheryl Palmer. While he says there's "no major dip likely in front of us," the bigger issue is "no one can figure out a way...
14:16, 05/16/2019

Election Commission Biased, Says Arvind Kejriwal On Bengal Campaign Ban Accusing the Election Commission (EC) of being "biased", Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal asked why the poll panel ordered campaigning be stopped in West Bengal at 10pm on Thursday after Prime......
14:16, 05/16/2019

Microsoft makes Google’s BERT NLP model better Microsoft AI researchers used methods laid out by in part by Google AI chief Jeff Dean for its MT-DNN achieve state-of-the-art language understanding.Read More...
14:16, 05/16/2019

Tommy Fleetwood shoots 67, among early leaders at PGA US Open runner-up Tommy Fleetwood back on Long Island for another major, once again looking up at Brooks Koepka on leaderboard        ...
14:16, 05/16/2019

U.S.-based equity funds post $12.27 billion outflows amid U.S.-China trade tensions Investors rattled by lingering trade tensions between the United States and China pulled $12.27 billion from U.S.-based equity funds in the week ended Wednesday, according to data released by......
14:16, 05/16/2019

Britain's cross-party Brexit talks due to end soon: BBC's Watt Brexit talks between Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives and the opposition Labour Party will soon draw to a close after the ruling party gave up on finding a compromise to break the Brexit impasse, a BBC reporter said on Thursday....
14:16, 05/16/2019

'The world still has not done anything,' says slain Saudi journalist's fiancee Hatice Cengiz, the fiancee of Jamal Khashoggi, the journalist murdered at a Saudi Arabian consulate in Turkey last year, said on Thursday she could not believe that no one has yet faced serious consequences for the crime....
14:16, 05/16/2019

Small plane crashes in Dubai killing three Britons, one South African: statement A small plane crashed south of Dubai airport killing three Britons and one South African, the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority said in a statement on Thursday....
14:16, 05/16/2019

Britney Spears' manager clarifies comments, not sure 'if or when' she will work again Britney Spears' longtime manager Larry Rudolph has clarified comments he made recently about her career, stating that he doesn't know if or when she might perform again....
14:16, 05/16/2019

Mountain View HS celebrates National College Signing Day TUCSON – Mountain View High School will host their annual College Signing Day on Friday. The event will be held at 9 a.m. at Mountain View High School (Auditorium), located at 3901 W. Linda Vista Blvd. Juan Ciscomani, Senior Advisor for Regional and ...
14:32, 05/16/2019

Traffic switch: Houghton Rd improvement project Union Pacific Railroad to I-10 TUCSON – Base paving operations on the west side of Houghton Road from the Union Pacific Railroad south to Interstate 10 are now complete, according to Tucson Department of Transportation. Crews will shift traffic on Thursday from the east side of Ho...
14:32, 05/16/2019

4 Your Health: The pros and cons of legalizing marijuana There have been positive and negative results from the legalization of marijuana. A look at the bad and good about legalizing marijuana. Researchers from the University Of California San Francisco reviewed hospital data from Colorado. They found admi...
14:32, 05/16/2019

'Brightburn' puts horror twist on Superman's origin A 12-year-old boy (Jackson A. Dunn) learns he has extraordinary abilities though harbors sinister tendencies in the superhero horror "Brightburn."        ...
14:32, 05/16/2019

Bella Hadid, Priyanka Chopra go glam at Cannes Film Festival The stars are in the South of France for the glamorous Cannes International Film Festival, which runs May 14 to May 25.        ...
14:32, 05/16/2019

MG ZS EV: electric SUV lands in UK at London motor show Kia Soul EV rival to go on sale in September, and brand boss promises "value for money" MG's first fully electric model, the ZS EV, has made its UK public debut at the 2019 London motor show.  On display for interested punters to examine until 19 Ma...
14:32, 05/16/2019

Brewery's 'keg party' promise finds stolen van in 42 minutes A North Carolina brewery's post promising a free keg party in exchange for the return of their stolen van went viral so fast the vehicle was located in 42 minutes....
14:48, 05/16/2019

Critic’s Notebook: Cannes Film Festival: It’s Apocalypse Now, Thanks to Jim Jarmusch The start of this year’s festival has all the customary stars and glamour as well as flesh-eating American zombies and a Brazilian fight to the death....
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

Chelsea Manning: 'I'm just not going to comply' Former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning says she'll stay in jail "forever" rather than testify to a grand jury investigating Wikileaks. (May 16)        ...
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

Trump's Immigration Proposal, Much Like His Administration, Is Garbage On Thursday, President Trump is set to unveil a new immigration plan created by his listless son-in-law Jared Kushner—who once auctioned his position in the White House to international investors for green cards—that will lean more toward what migran...
14:48, 05/16/2019

Televangelist Jim Bakker Is Hawking a $45 Trump Prayer Coin, Calls It 'Point of Contact' With God In the continuous effort by the right to bring God down to Trump’s level, televangelist Jim Bakker is selling a $45 gold-plated Trump coin that he calls a “point of contact” with God, showing President Trump alongside Biblical King Cyrus....
14:48, 05/16/2019

Weight loss surgery in teen years may improve diabetes, blood pressure outcomes After having weight loss surgery, a group of teens with obesity lost 26 percent of the body weight -- while the adults with obesity lost 29 percent of their weight...
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

UPDATE 1-Nvidia revenue forecast beats estimates; shares rise Nividia Corp reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit and forecast second-quarter revenue above analysts' estimates, boosted by higher demand for its gaming chips, sending its shares up 6% in extended trading....
14:48, 05/16/2019

'Big Bang Theory' star Jim Parsons revealed why he didn't want to keep playing Sheldon Cooper CBS’ smash-hit “The Big Bang Theory” will air its final episode tonight, and the star that ultimately decided to stop doing the show is opening up about his decision. ...
15:00, 05/16/2019

Madonna to perform at Eurovision in Israel despite boycott calls Madonna will perform during the final of the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel, it has been confirmed, despite calls for her and other stars to boycott the event....
15:00, 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

NYPD lieutenant texted ‘not a big deal’ after being told of Eric Garner’s death Text messages to a sergeant who had been present at the scene in 2014 were disclosed at disciplinary trial for officer Daniel PantaleoA senior New York city police officer involved in the arrest of Eric Garner, the African American man who died after...
15:16, 05/16/2019

Metro banks on discount share placing to cover blunder Embattled lender Metro Bank has moved to end concerns over its finances by selling new shares, at a discounted price, and raising more than the £350m targeted....
15:16, 05/16/2019

First results from New Horizons’ time in the Kuiper Belt Enlarge / When Ultima met Thule. A view of the two-lobed body, showing the bright neck and the large Maryland crater. (credit: NASA/Johns Hopkins University APL/Southwest Research Institute.) For many at the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory...
15:32, 05/16/2019

Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter Both Released From Hospital (ATLANTA) — Former President Jimmy Carter has been released from a Georgia hospital after hip replacement surgery. A spokeswoman for Carter says former first lady Rosalynn Carter also was hospitalized Wednesday in Americus after feeling faint b...
15:48, 05/16/2019

Juice Wrld on losing ‘Lucid Dreams’ money: ‘I really don’t give no f–k’ If you think that Juice Wrld is bitter about Sting banking a reported 85 percent of the royalties for “Lucid Dreams” — his 2018 hit that interpolates the former Police frontman’s 1993 single “Shape of My Heart” — think again. To Juice, that lilting g...
15:48, 05/16/2019

Bucks take 1-0 lead into game 2 against the Raptors Toronto Raptors (58-24, second in the Eastern Conference during the regular season) vs. Milwaukee Bucks (60-22, first in the Eastern Conference during the regular season)...
15:48, 05/16/2019

Guatemalan boy dies at Texas hospital a month after crossing border A 2-year-old boy from Guatemala died at a hospital in El Paso, Texas, this week over a month after being apprehended by US immigration authorities as he crossed the border with his mother, the Guatemalan Consulate said Thursday....
15:48, 05/16/2019

Trump says ‘I hope not’ about getting into war with Iran WASHINGTON – President Trump suggested Thursday that he wasn’t gunning for a military conflict with Iran.. “I hope not,” the president responded when asked by a reporter outside the White House if the U.S. was going to war with Iran. That answe...
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

3 charged in connection to slaying of pregnant Chicago teen Three people were charged Thursday — including a mother and her daughter — in connection to the savage murder of 19-year-old Marlen Ochoa-Lopez, who had her baby ripped out of her womb after being strangled to death. Clarisa Figueroa, 46, and Desiree...
16:00, 05/16/2019

Trump says a gay person running for president is ‘absolutely fine’ President Trump had some good-natured fun trying to pronounce democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg’s name — but proclaimed that he thought it was great that a gay married man was running for office. “I think it’s absolutely fine, I do. I ...
16:00, 05/16/2019

Foreign-Born Workers Make Up Highest Percentage of U.S. Employment Since 1996 The share of U.S. workers born outside the country rose again last year, hitting the highest level in decades, boosted by steady immigration and a drop in the native-born birthrate....
16:16, 05/16/2019

Silicon Valley Will Feel Sting of Export Restrictions Against Huawei The Commerce Department’s move to scrutinize U.S. exports to Huawei Technologies threatens to limit the Chinese company’s access to U.S.-made chips and other parts for its smartphones and 5G technology....
16:16, 05/16/2019

Microsoft, Sony to Partner on Cloud Technology for Gaming Services Microsoft and are teaming up to work on cloud and game-streaming technologies, an unusual partnership between two longtime videogame rivals facing new threats from some of tech’s biggest names....
16:16, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 1-Fitch says Pemex measures 'very far' from meeting company's needs The financial package unveiled by the Mexican government earlier this week for Pemex is a step in the right direction, but still "very far" from meeting the state oil company's needs, Fitch Ratings said on Thursday....
16:16, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 1-Delta, United poised for most new slots at Tokyo's Haneda airport Delta Air Lines and United Airlines are poised to win the most new daytime slots at Tokyo's Haneda International Airport in time for the 2020 Summer Olympics, according to a U.S. Department of Transportation statement on Thursday....
16:16, 05/16/2019

Fitch says recent Pemex measures "very far" from meeting its needs The financial package unveiled by the Mexican government earlier this week for Pemex is a step in the right direction, but still "very far" from meeting the state oil company's needs, Fitch Ratings said on Thursday....
16:16, 05/16/2019

Dems plan slice-and-dice strategy to pressure McConnell House Democrats can’t get Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to hold a vote on their biggest legislative accomplishment.So they’re going to pass it all over again.House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) is eyeing a new strategy that would tak...
16:16, 05/16/2019

Arizona Cardinals' Patrick Peterson suspended 6 games over PED violation: reports Arizona Cardinals cornerback Patrick Peterson was suspended for six games Thursday for violating the league’s performance-enhancing drug policy, according to multiple reports....
16:16, 05/16/2019

World Series MVP files for legal separation from wife, alleging 'inappropriate marital conduct': report Chicago Cubs star Ben Zobrist reportedly filed for legal separation from his wife, Julianna, alleging she “has been guilty of inappropriate marital conduct.”...
16:16, 05/16/2019

Cannes Film Festival: red carpets, champagne and .. childcare Celebrities, red carpets, luxury yachts and late, late nights: as one of the biggest events in the cinema calendar, the glamorous Cannes Film Festival is the place to be on the French Riviera every May....
16:16, 05/16/2019

Chelsea Manning back in jail for refusal to talk on WikiLeaks Whistleblower Chelsea Manning has been sent back to jail over her refusal to testify before a grand jury. The former US military intelligence analyst was just released from jail last week, held on similar charges....
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

Arsenal blast Baku as Europa League final host, with Mkhitaryan in doubt Arsenal will face Chelsea in the Europa League final in Baku Olympic Stadium on May 29. The Gunners are unhappy about logistics and worried about whether one of their players will even be allowed to play there....
16:32, 05/16/2019

Germany: Trial of Berlin bomb plotter begins Magomed-Ali C. was arrested in August 2018 on suspicion of planning a bomb attack at a Berlin shopping center. He allegedly had close ties to the man who killed 11 people at a Christmas market in the capital in 2016....
16:32, 05/16/2019

Alabama gears up for abortion fight activists thought was history As Alabama passes the country's most restrictive abortion law, activists who believe in a woman's right to terminate her pregnancy are bracing for a battle. The Supreme Court could end up deciding the matter....
16:32, 05/16/2019

Will trolls or truth win in the European Parliament elections? The battle for European Parliament seats isn't just among candidates; facts and lies are facing off too. Teri Schultz looks at whether the EU has shown up for the high-stakes duel adequately equipped — and in time....
16:32, 05/16/2019

Looking beyond streaming services: What comes next? Streaming services are still viewed as the future of the music industry. But experience tells us that new things can take over more quickly than expected. What could come after streaming, DW's Dina Slanjankic wonders....
16:32, 05/16/2019

U.S. lawmakers blast Chinese rail firm amid cybersecurity fears China's CRRC, the world's top passenger train maker, was slammed by U.S. lawmakers during a hearing on Thursday to limit the world's top passenger train maker's access to U.S. projects amid security fears. ...
16:32, 05/16/2019

Mexican consulates to perform same-sex marriages Mexico's foreign affairs secretary has instructed the country's consulates throughout the world to allow all citizens, regardless of gender, to marry in their offices....
17:00, 05/16/2019

4-year-old’s scalp torn off by lion in South Africa after girl got too close to cub: reports A 4-year-old girl was left in critical condition after a lion reportedly tore off a part of her scalp after she and her father got a little too close to its fenced cage in South Africa....
17:00, 05/16/2019

British police station mocked for tweeting photo of dangerous knife collection – that includes a spoon Amid the U.K crackdown to stem the burgeoning number of knife attacks, one police department found them the inadvertent subject of internet mockery this week after lauding their knife-seizing efforts on Twitter – for critics to quickly point out the ...
17:00, 05/16/2019

Rep. Gallagher: Threat from Iran to US troops, allies is 'credible' and 'multi-faceted' Wisconsin Rep. Mike Gallagher said the threat from Iran to U.S. forces and our allies is "credible” and “multi-faceted" and the Trump administration is responding to Tehran's "provocations."...
17:00, 05/16/2019

MediaNews offers to buy Reading Eagle out of bankruptcy READING, Pa. (AP) — A news media company with a history of taking over struggling newspapers and then cutting jobs has offered to buy the Reading Eagle out of bankruptcy. The Reading Eagle Co. said Thursday that it received two bids to buy its assets...
17:00, 05/16/2019

The Latest: Judge orders parts of Mueller report unredacted WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn (all times local): 6:55 p.m. A federal judge has ordered portions of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report to be unredacted and made public in the crim...
17:00, 05/16/2019

The Latest: Sen. Doug Jones calls abortion ban ‘shameful’ MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on developments related to Alabama’s strictest-in-the-nation abortion ban (all times local): 1:45 p.m. Democratic U.S. Sen. Doug Jones is calling his state’s new abortion ban “shameful.” Jone...
17:00, 05/16/2019

New Yorker convicted of giving material support to Hezbollah NEW YORK (AP) — A New Yorker has been convicted of providing material support to Hezbollah. A jury returned its verdict Thursday against Ali Kourani in Manhattan federal court. Kourani could face life in prison at a sentencing scheduled for September...
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

Trail Blazers vs Warriors live stream: how to watch 2019 NBA Western Conference Finals online Another year, another NBA Western Conference Finals appearance for the Golden State Warriors. This makes it four in a row, and they haven't failed to reach the Finals in any of those. Could this be the year that their Oregon adversaries - the Po...
17:00, 05/16/2019

Recommitted Cardinals Star Patrick Peterson Hit With Six-Game PED Suspension Arizona Cardinals all-world cornerback Patrick Peterson has been suspended by the NFL for the first six games of the 2019-20 regular season, for violation of the league’s policy on performance enhancing substances. According to Mike Garafolo of NFL N...
17:00, 05/16/2019

Epic Games Store’s first mega sale gives Steam a run for its money The Epic Games Store just unveiled its newest assault on rival Valve’s PC games storefront Stream, using the same big discount strategy that’s come to be associated with the latter. On Thursday, Epic touted the launch of its first big sa...
17:00, 05/16/2019

Cboe Global Markets Declares Second-Quarter 2019 Dividend CHICAGO – May 16, 2019 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.31 per share of common stock for the second qu...
17:16, 05/16/2019

Amazon Finally Updated Its Dirt Cheap Fire 7 Tablet Amazon’s Fire 7 tablet—you know, the one you bought two Black Fridays ago because it was like thirty dollars—just got its first upgrade in years, while maintaining the same bargain basement $50 MSRP....
17:16, 05/16/2019

Maddie Poppe on new album, 'American Idol' finale drama: 'The situation speaks for itself' Last year's "American Idol" winner Maddie Poppe opens up about her debut album "Whirlwind," boyfriend Caleb Lee Hutchinson and complicated feelings about this Sunday's finale.        ...
17:16, 05/16/2019

Chelsea Manning ordered to jail again after refusing subpoena A federal judge in Virginia ordered Chelsea Manning to return to jail Thursday after she again refused to testify before a grand jury about an investigation into WikiLeaks....
17:16, 05/16/2019

Central U.S. braces for severe weather, including tornadoes More than 50 million people in the central United States are in the path of strong thunderstorms, damaging wind gusts, large hail and possibly tornadoes over the next few days, forecasters said on Thursday....
17:16, 05/16/2019

Opinion: The Tiger from the Masters goes missing during first round of PGA Championship The Masters this was not. Tiger Woods' dream of winning a second consecutive major title is not officially over, but it’s not exactly alive and well.        ...
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

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

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....
17:32, 05/16/2019

Why play if he needs cart? Past PGA champion John Daly 'feels obligated' to play John Daly, who won the 1991 PGA Championship, says that as a former title winner he "feels obligated" to play this event as long as he can.        ...
17:48, 05/16/2019

Danny Lee shoots 64, sits 2nd to Koepka after PGA 1st round Danny Lee shoots 6-under 64 in opening round of PGA Championship to sit one stroke behind leader Brooks Koepka        ...
17:48, 05/16/2019

Trump immigration plan shows stark difference between GOP, Dems ahead of 2020 election, Matt Gaetz says President Trump's new immigration reform plan was wrongly criticized by Democrats, who in turn need to decide whether to be more serious about what's best for the American people and the nation's economy in that regard....
17:48, 05/16/2019

The 5 most popular Netflix original movies of 2019 so far Netflix gets a lot of attention and media coverage for the original TV series it commissions and licenses, including projects like Stranger Things and The Crown. As the second syllable of its name indicates, though, movies have always been a core of ...
17:48, 05/16/2019

ObjectiveEd is building a better digital curriculum for vision-impaired kids Children with vision impairments struggle to get a solid K-12 education for a lot of reasons — so the more tools their teachers have to impart basic skills and concepts, the better. ObjectiveEd is a startup that aims to empower teachers and kids with...
17:48, 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

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

Boeing says its 737 Max software update is complete Today, Boeing announced that it has completed the software update to its 737 Max planes. The update is meant to correct the software flaws that contributed to the Lion Air and Air Ethiopia crashes that killed 346 people in total. The update was expec...
18:48, 05/16/2019

Sony's 4K OLED Xperia 1 hits the US July 12th Sony has revealed when you'll be able to get your hands on its latest flagship smartphone, the Xperia 1. It goes on sale in the US July 12th for $950....
18:48, 05/16/2019

International effort busts $100 million malware crime network The US, five other countries and Europol have dismantled an elaborate cybercrime ring that relied on one piece of malware to pull off heists. Officials have charged 10 people across five countries with using GozNym malware to grab banking login crede...
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

Kitten recovers after being sprayed with hard foam A kitten that was encased in hardened spray foam is expected to make a full recovery after being rescued from a garbage can by an Oregon sanitation worker. (May 16)        ...
19:00, 05/16/2019

Defense, Prosecution on Manning back in jail Former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning was ordered back to jail for refusing to testify to a grand jury The prosecution and her defense lawyer react. (May 16)        ...
19:00, 05/16/2019

Facebook shuts down Israel-based disinformation campaigns as election manipulation increasingly goes global Facebook said it shut down 265 fake accounts run by an Israeli social media company on Thursday for engaging in “coordinated inauthentic behavior” as it sought to affect politics in African, Latin Ame......
19:00, 05/16/2019

Chicago baby ripped from slain mom’s womb fighting for his life A baby boy is fighting for his life after he was cut from his slain, nine-months-pregnant mother’s womb in Chicago. The newborn, whose family says was named Yadiel Lopez, remains in critical condition at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, Il...
19:00, 05/16/2019

Saint West Shows Uncle Rob Kardashian Some Love: See All of His Sweetest Moments Kim Kardashian shared an adorable moment with her eldest son, Saint West. On Wednesday night, the Keeping Up With the Kardashians star took to her Instagram Story to post a video of Saint......
19:16, 05/16/2019

The Big Bang Theory Will "Re-do" Series Finale for Unsatisfied Fans? The Big Bang Theory is ending on Thursday, May 16, but if you're not happy with how the adventures of Sheldon, Leonard, Penny and the rest of the gang, well, too bad. Or...maybe you're in......
19:16, 05/16/2019

Cardinals CB Peterson gets six-game PED ban Eight-time Pro Bowl cornerback Patrick Peterson of the Arizona Cardinals has been suspended for the first six games of 2019 for violating the NFL's performance-enhancing drug policy....
19:16, 05/16/2019

Ian Fleming’s niece dishes on his nutty spy days and creating James Bond The name is Fleming. Lucy Fleming — and as Ian Fleming’s niece, she’s had a front-row view of the creation and continuation of Bond, James Bond, the most fantastic fictitious spy ever. For now, her seat is on the stage, at off-Broadway’s 59E59 Theate...
19:16, 05/16/2019

Doctor With Infected Syringe Allegedly Sparks HIV Outbreak In Pakistan Parents nervously watch as their children wait to be tested for HIV in a village in southern Pakistan, where hundreds of people have been allegedly infected by a doctor using a contaminated syringe....
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

Mexico: Journalist shot dead in Playa del Carmen resort A crime reporter has been killed in the Mexican resort town of Playa del Carmen, the fifth journalist slain in the country so far this year. He had been under official government protection....
19:32, 05/16/2019

Russian cathedral project suspended after protests President Vladimir Putin has called for compromise after an outcry over plans to build a cathedral in a park in Russia's fourth-largest city. Locals have protested, saying the building would take away rare green space....
19:32, 05/16/2019

Couple defends ‘dangerous’ Instagram photo of sexy train stunt “Are you really ready to die for a pic?” That’s what one Instagram user asked after seeing a photo of Belgian couple Camille and Jean kissing while dangling out of a moving train in Sri Lanka. They posted the dangerous-looking shot on May 2 on ...
19:32, 05/16/2019

Teen finds prehistoric jaw bone of mastodon on Iowa farm A teenager got a big surprise while looking for arrowheads on an Iowa farm. Instead of any arrowheads, the teen found a 30-inch jaw bone of a mastodon — a prehistoric hairy elephant, related to the mammoth. Mastodons went extinct about 10,000 y...
19:32, 05/16/2019

This daily trick can help keep your brain sharp The secret to a healthier brain is a puzzling one. A new study of 19,000 adults over 50 years old finds that older people who do daily number and word puzzles have sharper brains, according to the findings published in the International Journal of Ge...
19:32, 05/16/2019

Over 650,000 Game of Thrones fans sign petition to remake Season 8 Game of Thrones Season 8 has been… controversial. The final season for one of the most popular shows on the planet is its worst rated season on IMDb by a considerable margin. At the time of writing, episodes 3, 4, and 5, are the three worst rated epi...
19:48, 05/16/2019

Mad scientist builds a robot to beat the crap out of him in a VR fighting game Since the 80s, fighting games have been a raucous good time, a way to blow off some steam while digitally beating an AI opponent to smithereens. In the VR world though, these same characters might one day fight back — physically. James Bruton, a robo...
19:48, 05/16/2019

Scientists bio-hacked E. coli to create synthetic life Escherichia coli, nobody’s favorite dinner guest, just had the distinction of becoming the first living organism to have its entire DNA code successfully replaced with a synthetic genome. We’ve played with nature’s creations before, but this is the f...
19:48, 05/16/2019

What The Fuck Are The Orioles Even Trying To Do Here? The Orioles are putting MLB on notice with a new standard of uselessness never before seen at this level of the sport. The latest example came on Thursday against Cleveland when they put together one of the worst plays in baseball history. Everythin...
19:48, 05/16/2019

Kate Moss lookalike fools everyone She’s no Kate Moss, but 38-year-old Denise Ohnona is the next best thing. After regularly being told she looked like the supermodel, this mother of two decided to hit the gym and embrace her doppelgänger status. Ohnona is regularly stopped on the str...
19:48, 05/16/2019

Cardinals' Peterson suspended 6 games for PED violation Arizona Cardinals All-Pro cornerback Patrick Peterson has been suspended for the first six games of the 2019 season for violating the NFL's performance-enhancing drug policy        ...
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

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

PGA Championship: Tiger Woods gets up-close look at Brooks Koepka’s dominance What Tiger Woods watched for the better part of five hours Thursday is what he helped create. Woods is as much the reason for Brooks Koepka’s existence on the PGA Tour as anyone. So it had to be a sobering sight for the 43-year-old Woods, watching th...
20:00, 05/16/2019

Former WWE superstar Ashley Massaro dead at 39 Former WWE superstar Ashley Massaro — winner of the company’s 2005 “Diva Search” — has died, according to police officials. She was just 39. “This is just awful news,” wrote wrestling legend Mick Foley in a tweet Thursda...
20:00, 05/16/2019

Is Robert Pattinson the new Batman? Fans delight in rumors about a new Caped Crusader Robert Pattinson whipped fans into a frenzy Thursday after reports that he'll replace Ben Affleck as the Caped Crusader in 2021's "The Batman."        ...
20:00, 05/16/2019

Chris Rock (yes, Chris Rock!) to reboot 'Saw' franchise and star with Jigsaw Killer Chris Rock is diving into the torture-filled "Saw" franchise with his own Halloween-ready movie idea expanding the Jigsaw Killer's insane universe.        ...
20:00, 05/16/2019

Intelligence Suggests U.S., Iran Misread Each Other, Stoking Tensions Intelligence collected by the U.S. government shows Iran’s leaders believe the U.S. planned to attack them, prompting preparation by Tehran for possible counterstrikes, according to one interpretation of the information, people familiar with the matt...
20:16, 05/16/2019

Athletics-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....
20:16, 05/16/2019

Total CEO says planned buy of Anadarko's Africa assets 'perfectly fitting' French energy giant Total SA's planned acquisition of U.S. firm Anadarko's African assets is "perfectly fitting" with the company's overall strategy and helps play to its strengths, Chief Executive Patrick Pouyanne said on Thursday....
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

Corey Johnson unveils criminal justice plan amid De Blasio presidential run He’s auditioning to be the next mayor. As Mayor Bill de Blasio headed out of town Thursday to embark on a pipe-dream presidential bid, City Council Speaker Corey Johnson – who is eying a 2021 mayoral run — wasted no time trying to grab th...
20:16, 05/16/2019

New book reveals all the drama behind classic comedy movies Sylvester Stallone was on the phone with Eddie Murphy, and the “Rocky” superstar was angry enough to demolish a side of beef. “You f–ked my wife!” he screamed at Murphy. “Down, brother!” Murphy replied. “I didn’t f–k your wife!” But despi...
20:16, 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

Morgan Stanley is bullish on Japan, says its stocks are 'oversold and unloved' Japan's stock markets are "oversold and unloved" — the opposite of those in the U.S., said Morgan Stanley, predicting that the Topix may jump as much as 15% by June 2020....
21:16, 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

Oil rises as Middle East tensions mounts, set for weekly gains Oil prices rose again on Friday and were on track for the first weekly gains this month, as rising tensions in the Middle East stoked fears of supply disruptions....
21:48, 05/16/2019

Huawei's HiSilicon says it has long been preparing for U.S. ban scenario Huawei Technologies' chip arm HiSilicon said on Friday it has long been prepared for the "extreme scenario" that it could be banned from purchasing U.S. chips and technology, and is able to ensure steady supply of most products....
21:48, 05/16/2019

A wonderful week of adventures in captivating Cuba “Why Cuba?” more than one friend asked when we told them about the trip we were planning. Why, indeed. Americans of my generation (I’m now 70) grew up on black-and-white TV images of a fierce Fidel, an angry Nikita Khrushchev threatening to bea...
22:00, 05/16/2019

New round of claims against vendors, bondholders on tap in Puerto Rico bankruptcy Puerto Rico’s federally appointed oversight board will file another round of lawsuits against government vendors and bondholders, Luc Despins, a lawyer representing unsecured creditors in the U.S. commonwealth's bankruptcy, said on Thursday....
22:00, 05/16/2019

Comedy 'Big Bang Theory' makes sentimental farewell Sheldon and Amy won their Nobel Prize and the elevator was finally fixed in a sentimental finale on Thursday to television comedy series "The Big Bang Theory" that left fans in tears of delight....
22:00, 05/16/2019

Temporary no-stopping zone put in place on Highway 93 S due to bears Increased bear activity along Highway 93 south has prompted Parks Canada to enforce a no stopping zone. Drivers could face big fines if they pull over to snap a picture of the animals....
22:00, 05/16/2019

Cuba Blames Plane Crew for Deadly 2018 Crash An investigation into the crash of a Boeing 737 near Havana a year ago suggests that crew errors were the cause. All but one of the 113 people aboard were killed....
22:00, 05/16/2019

The US government just delivered its biggest blow yet to Huawei It’s no secret that the US government isn’t fond of Huawei, currently the second largest smartphone maker on the planet. The US has often criticized Huawei for its alleged ties with the Chinese government, and citing security concerns, it...
22:16, 05/16/2019

Three arrested in murder of Chicago woman, 19, who was 9 months pregnant, cops say Three people have been arrested and charged in connection with the death of a pregnant Chicago woman who was strangled before her baby was cut from her womb, authorities announced Thursday....
22:16, 05/16/2019

Warriors survive Blazers to take 2-0 series lead Draymond Green lobbed to Kevon Looney for a go-ahead hoop with 52.9 seconds remaining, then converted a Stephen Curry assist into a layup of his own 40 seconds later, allowing the Golden State Warriors to outlast the Portland Trail Blazers for a 114-...
22:16, 05/16/2019

Kyrgios expelled as big three reach last eight in Rome An action-packed day at the Italian Open was marred by an astonishing outburst from Australian Nick Kyrgios, who was expelled from the tournament after going wild in the third set of his match against Casper Ruud on Thursday....
22:16, 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

Free sex vouchers to 'curb rape'? It's one of those stories you couldn't make up -- except someone did. It said the German government gives migrants free coupons for prostitutes, and the Greek government could follow suit....
23:00, 05/16/2019

Bruins Sweep Away Hurricanes, Win 7th Straight Playoff Game With their longest playoff winning streak in nearly half a century, the Boston Bruins return to the Stanley Cup finals after winning them in 2011 and losing to Chicago two years later....
23:00, 05/16/2019

Nissan's ProPilot 2.0 driver assist allows hands-off highway driving Nissan's ProPilot driver assist could comfortably control the car with little to no input already, as Autoblog experienced on a road trip last year, but it still required a driver's hand on the wheel. Now the company has announced ProPilot ...
23:00, 05/16/2019

With a true 5G phone now available, Verizon's next-gen network hits a milestone Back in March, AT&T's real mobile 5G network (not the 5G Evolution service which is really LTE-Advanced) was the first in the U.S. to hit a download data speed of 1Gbps. Roughly six weeks later, the network hit a fresh peak with a download data speed...
23:32, 05/16/2019

Gavin Rossdale and rumored girlfriend Natalie Golba step out for 'John Wick 3' premieres Red carpet official — twice! Gavin Rossdale and rumored girlfriend Natalie Golba seemingly confirmed their romance, attending two premieres together for "John Wick 3" over the past week....
23:32, 05/16/2019

Italy Is the Canary in Europe’s Coalmine Rome’s problems are self-inflicted but Europe’s central bank should still offer a hand. Not to do so might mean turning a slowdown into something worse. ...
00:16, 05/17/2019

Military Shooter Mod Introduces Civilian Deaths And Cover-Ups ArmA 3 is a shooter that prides itself on its authenticity and attention to detail, but as far as the official experience goes that usually only extends to the Xs and Os of the battlefield itself. A new mod called Guilt & Remembrance is looking t...
00:32, 05/17/2019

UPDATE 1-Global private equity firms to bid for Hitachi's chemical unit - sources Global private equity firms Bain Capital, Carlyle Group and KKR & Co are among potential bidders for Japanese conglomerate Hitachi Ltd's chemical unit, three people familiar with the situation told Reuters....
00:32, 05/17/2019

Wikipedia Is 'Doing Very Well Financially', Says Co-Founder Jimmy Wales Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales said Thursday that the free online encyclopedia is in good financial shape, although increasing mobile phone use may cut into future donations....
01:00, 05/17/2019

WhatsApp, Security and Spyware: What Happened WhatsApp's revelation of a security flaw allowing hackers to inject spyware on smartphones raised fresh concerns about the security of the mobile ecosystem....
01:00, 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

|GoldminersuesZimbabwecentralbankfornotpayingindollars Zimbabwe’s biggest gold producer sued the country’s central bank for $132m because it has been paying for the metal in a local quasi-currency rather than US dollars....
01:00, 05/17/2019

|JusthowbrightlywillSouthAfrica’sstarshineunderRamaphosa? The ANC’s vote tally may have dropped to below 60% in a general election for the first time since the end of apartheid but it remains in the driving seat, writes Solly Moeng....
01:00, 05/17/2019

|JSEincheshigherasglobalstocksrise Despite gains being relatively mild, most of the equity indices managed to hang on to these gains to end the day firmer. In Asia the Shanghai Composite Index closed 0.45% firmer while the Hang Seng closed flat after only adding 0.02%....
01:00, 05/17/2019

|Ramaphosa's3keypost-electioninvestorissues With the election process completed, investors' focus will now shift to President Cyril Ramaphosa's ability and political will in addressing issues of concern, says the chief economist at Citadel....
01:00, 05/17/2019

Council of Europe to discuss Russia's voting rights The Council of Europe has gathered for a ministerial meeting that could restore Russia's voting rights in the continent's main human rights watchdog....
01:00, 05/17/2019

Italian regulators launch probe into Google over abuse of market dominance Italy's antitrust authority announced Friday that it has opened an investigation into Google over alleged abuse of its dominant market position....
01:32, 05/17/2019

Jack de Belin loses federal court bid to be reinstated by NRL St George Illawarra star will remain ruled out indefinitely while he answers aggravated sexual assault chargeSt George Illawarra star Jack de Belin has lost his bid in the federal court to be reinstated by the NRL.Justice Melissa Perry ruled on Frida...
01:32, 05/17/2019

Japan's Suga: possible for PM Abe to dissolve lower house Japan's top government spokesman said on Friday it is possible that the prime minister could dissolve the lower house of parliament if the opposition submits a motion of no confidence against his cabinet....
01:32, 05/17/2019

India's Modi chooses woman facing terrorism charges as election candidate For nearly a decade, Pragya Thakur was known mostly as the saffron-clad Hindu ascetic shuttling in and out of Indian courts, flanked by police, facing charges under an anti-terrorism law for plotting a bomb attack on Muslims....
01:32, 05/17/2019

Australian politicians scramble to win over undecided voters, honor former PM Australian politicians scrambled to win over undecided voters on Friday, the last day of a general election campaign that has ended in mourning for one of the country's most popular leaders....
01:32, 05/17/2019

Trump’s Immigration Plan Won’t Pass Congress. But It Could Be the Future of the GOP When Donald Trump kicked off his presidential campaign at Trump Tower in 2015, he memorably said that Mexico was “not sending their best” people and declared that immigrants were bringing drugs, crime and rape to America. Nearly four year...
01:32, 05/17/2019

GSK and Novartis liniment marketing misled Australian consumers: court The Australian subsidiaries of British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline and Swiss drugmaker Novartis misled customers and broke the law by promoting identical liniments as though they could treat specific ills, an Australian court found on Friday....
01:48, 05/17/2019

How liberal was Joe Biden? “I was always labeled as one of the most liberal members of the United States Congress. If it makes you progressive to mean that you are for Medicare for All or it makes it progressive, t......
01:48, 05/17/2019

The Trailer: What to make of the campaign of former senator Mike Gravel In this edition: The 24th Democratic candidate for president, the mixed welcome reception for Steve Bullock and Bill de Blasio, and the abortion wars engulfing both parties....
01:48, 05/17/2019

IM Pei: celebrated architect behind Louvre pyramid dead at 102 Pei, whose portfolio included the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, was one of the most prolific architects of the 20th centuryIM Pei, whose modern designs and high-profile projects made him one of the best-known and most prolific architects of the 20th ce...
01:48, 05/17/2019

Taiwan parliament becomes first in Asia to legalise same-sex marriage Supporters celebrate as legislation passed giving gay couples right to marryTaiwan’s parliament has become the first in Asia to recognise same-sex marriage with the passage of legislation giving gay couples the right to marry.Lawmakers on Friday comf...
01:48, 05/17/2019

Where everybody knows your face: Woody Harrelson photo used to spot thief The New York police department’s use of celebrity doppelgänger photos calls their use of a facial recognition system into questionThe New York police department used a photo of Woody Harrelson in its facial recognition program in an attempt to identi...
01:48, 05/17/2019

'I hid my scars for years ... I thought I was only good for horror movies' A terrible fire left Vicky Knight physically and mentally scarred. Now a film role as the victim of an acid attack has changed her life – and led her to love her bodyVicky Knight smiles, shakes my hand and sits down to talk. But she doesn’t remove he...
01:48, 05/17/2019

Trump's financial report shows earnings and losses but misses tax return details As the president continues to refuse to release tax documents, this filing is a yearly requirement and showed mixed business resultsDonald Trump’s 2018 financial disclosure report was released on Thursday by the Office of Government Ethics, shedding ...
01:48, 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

Ex-Kasich adviser backs out of $350G Russia lobbying gig, vows 'laser focus' against Trump in 2020 A former campaign adviser for John Kasich announced Thursday that he’s backing out of a $350,000 contract to lobby against sanctions on a Russian state-owned nuclear energy company, vowing instead to remain focused on ensuring President Trump is not ...
02:16, 05/17/2019

FBI tried to get my wife to 'entrap' me, former Trump aide Papadopoulos says Former Trump campaign aide George Papadopoulos said Thursday that the FBI tried to get his wife to wear a wire to "entrap" him and that he thinks Congress "probably has transcripts" of meetings he had that prove he was spied on by the FBI....
02:16, 05/17/2019

Boston Bruins sweep Carolina Hurricanes to advance to Stanley Cup Final Even without captain Zdeno Chara, the Bruins finished off the Hurricanes in Game 4 to advance to the Stanley Cup Final for the first time since 2013.        ...
02:32, 05/17/2019

Kinsler's 3-run homer lifts Padres to 4-3 win vs Pirates Ian Kinsler hit a go-ahead, three-run home run for the San Diego Padres, who beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-3 while setting the major league record by going 8,020 games without a no-hitter since their inception        ...
02:32, 05/17/2019

Everything you need to know about SpaceX's Starlink plans for 'space internet' Elon Musk’s SpaceX is about to make a huge commitment to the internet. Not in the form of one of its “whoop whoop yeah!”-style web casts that always accompany its launches these days (though it will do that too), but by launching...
02:32, 05/17/2019

Facebook partners with top ad agencies in India to launch Thumbstoppers 10 second video challenge Facebook has announced its collaboration with top creative agencies of India to launch Thumbstoppers, a 10-seconds short video format. For this, the social media giant has tied up with Wunderman Thompson, Ogilvy, Leo Burnett, McCann and Mullen Lintas...
02:32, 05/17/2019

Italy's watchdog investigates Google for alleged antitrust abuse Italy's competition watchdog said on Friday it had opened an investigation into alleged abuse of a dominant market position by Google in the smart device sector....
02:48, 05/17/2019

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May Says She’ll Issue a Timetable for Her Departure Next Month (LONDON) — British Prime Minister Theresa May fended off pressure Thursday from Conservative Party lawmakers demanding that she set a date for her resignation, buying herself a few more weeks to try to unblock Britain’s Brexit impasse. Bu...
03:16, 05/17/2019

Why the Guardian is changing the language it uses about the environment From now, house style guide recommends terms such as ‘climate crisis’ and ‘global heating’The Guardian has updated its style guide to introduce terms that more accurately describe the environmental crises facing the world.Instead of “climate change” ...
03:16, 05/17/2019

New 2019 MG ZS EV makes London Motor Show debut News 17 May, 2019 The new MG ZS EV will arrive with a 170-mile range in September, and will cost less than the Kia e-Niro and Hyundai Kona Electric...
03:32, 05/17/2019

| 2 former Proteas skippers on CWC commentary duty Two former Proteas captains - Graeme Smith and Shaun Pollock - will form part of the ICC's official commentary team for the 2019 Cricket World Cup in England....
03:48, 05/17/2019

The Queen is hiring a social media manager For those who know how to curate the perfect Instagram feed and write a killer tweet, a career opportunity has come up in the royal communications team....
03:48, 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

WTCR’s Monteiro returns to where it started "Tiago Monteiro is returning to the site of his touring car debut when he contests the latest rounds of the all-action WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup presented by OSCARO at Zandvoort from 17-19 May."...
03:48, 05/17/2019

Osaka withdraws from Rome quarters with right hand injury ROME (AP) — Top-ranked Naomi Osaka withdrew from her Italian Open quarterfinal due to a right hand injury on Friday. Osaka was scheduled to meet Kiki Bertens, who advanced to the semifinals via walkover. It wasn’t immediately clear how serious ...
03:48, 05/17/2019

Suspects Wanted In Connection To Theft From Storage Building Mercer County Sheriff’s Office MERCER COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– The Mercer County Sheriff Office is sharing surveillance photos in hopes of finding the suspects in a theft from a storage building. It happened 7 p.m., April 28, at the storag...
03:48, 05/17/2019

Brussels Jewish Museum attacker transferred to France PARIS (AP) — The French leader of the 2014 attack at the Jewish Museum in Brussels has been transferred to France in relation to the hostage taking of French journalists in Syria. A French judicial official, who spoke on condition of anonymity becaus...
03:48, 05/17/2019

Ex-stakes winner Saudi Poetry newest resident at Old Friends GEORGETOWN, Ky. (AP) — A thoroughbred retirement farm in Kentucky has welcomed former graded stakes winner Saudi Poetry as its newest resident. Old Friends farm says Saudi Poetry was donated by former thoroughbred trainer Jeff Morris and his long-tim...
03:48, 05/17/2019

The Latest: Efforts to influence Flynn? WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn (all times local): 6:55 p.m. A federal judge has ordered portions of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report to be unredacted and made public in the crim...
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

Scientists boost the carbon-capturing abilities of metal-organic frameworks Scientists in Switzerland have found a way to make metal-organic framework lattice more rigid, helping the materials more effectively capture and separate gas molecules....
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

Poland’s church head says film on sex abuse not an attack WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The head of Poland’s Catholic church says that recent revelations of abuse of minors by priests do not amount to an attack on the church but will help its cleansing. Poland’s primate, Archbishop Wojciech Polak, was r...
04:16, 05/17/2019

Japan, China agree to boost relations ahead of Xi visit TOKYO (AP) — Japan and China have agreed to boost their relations ahead of a planned visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping to Japan in June, his first since coming to power in 2013. China’s top diplomat, Yang Jiechi, told Prime Minister Shinzo ...
04:16, 05/17/2019

Aid groups say conditions in northwest Syria at crisis point BEIRUT (AP) — Dozens of international aid groups say conditions in Syria’s northwest have reached “crisis point” and are calling for an immediate end to the fighting. The aid groups said, in an appeal issued Friday, violence has dis...
04:16, 05/17/2019

Orphaned bear cub Aida finds refuge in Bosnian village In a mountain village in Bosnia, the Becars are making friends with a new addition to their family - an orphaned baby bear who fled nearby woods in search of food and shelter....
04:16, 05/17/2019

Smog spikes in North China in first four months of 2019: ministry Air pollution in major regions of northern China increased during the first four months of 2019, the environment ministry said on Friday, raising fears that regions have eased curbs on industry to halt the smog amid concerns about a slowing economy....
04:16, 05/17/2019

The Tiger Boom That Never Materialized Tiger Woods has reclaimed golf’s spotlight heading into the P.G.A. Championship, but his stardom has not produced a diverse array of stars, which some had predicted....
04:16, 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

Timeline: Brexit - What is due to happen in British politics before Oct. 31? When the European Union agreed in April to extend the date of Britain's exit from the bloc for a second time, European Council President Donald Tusk pleaded: "Don't waste this time"....
04:32, 05/17/2019

No chance of passing Brexit bill by end-July, says Labour's Corbyn There is no chance of getting British parliamentary approval for all aspects of Brexit by the end of July, the leader of the opposition Labour Party said on Friday after talks with the government collapsed....
04:32, 05/17/2019

Başakşehir's push to upset old order in Turkey gets ultimate examination Istanbul’s upstarts, featuring Adebayor and Robinho, go to Galatasaray level on points with them at the top of Süper LigYou could not write a more dramatic script. Galatasaray and Başakşehir, tied on 66 points at the top of Turkey’s Süper Lig, face e...
04:32, 05/17/2019

Chess: Magnus Carlsen sets another record despite ‘playing badly’ World champion overawes rivals at opening Grand Tour event in Ivory Coast with his new-look aggressive Sicilian styleMagnus Carlsen won the $150,000 Grand Tour opening speed event in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, with two rounds to spare last weekend, and th...
04:32, 05/17/2019

Israel Folau sacked by Rugby Australia: here's why – video Israel Folau has been sacked by Rugby Australia following a post the player made on his Instagram account. RA released a statement on Thursday saying 'whilst Israel is entitled to his religious beliefs, the way in which he has expressed these beliefs...
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

Samsung to spend more than $14 billion in second phase of China chip plant: Xinhua South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd will spend more than $14 billion in the second phase of investment in its memory chip plant in Xian, China, China's official Xinhua news agency reported on Friday citing a Samsung executive....
04:48, 05/17/2019

Oil lifted to $73 by real and threatened supply cuts Oil edged higher to $73 a barrel on Friday, supported by a host of supply cuts and concern of further disruption to Middle East shipments as tensions rise, and was heading for a weekly gain....
04:48, 05/17/2019

Senior China official says trade war with U.S. could cut growth by 1% point: SCMP A senior official of China's ruling Communist Party said the trade dispute with the U.S. could reduce China's growth pace this year by as much as 1 percentage point, the South China Morning Post reported on Friday, citing an unnamed source....
04:48, 05/17/2019

Exclusive: FBI targets Johnson & Johnson, Siemens, GE, Philips in Brazil graft case - sources The FBI is investigating corporate giants Johnson & Johnson, Siemens, General Electric and Philips for allegedly paying kickbacks as part of a scheme involving medical equipment sales in Brazil, two Brazilian investigators have told Reuters....
04:48, 05/17/2019

Airlines face scramble to restore 737 MAX flights once regulators approve fix Once global regulators clear Boeing Co's 737 MAX to fly again after deadly crashes, airlines which have put their fleets into mechanical hibernation since March will scramble to begin the biggest ungrounding effort in history....
04:48, 05/17/2019

China Enters Indo-Pak Battle With "Honour Patches" After Balakot Strike The lack of hard evidence of the Indian Air Force shooting down a Pakistan Air Force F-16 or the lack of any evidence of Pakistan shooting down an IAF Sukhoi-30MKI fighter hasn't prevented the Air......
04:48, 05/17/2019

Maharashtra Drought Worsens As IMD Forecasts Delayed Rainfall As drought conditions in Maharashtra worsen, the India Meteorological Department has warned that rainfall for 2019 has been delayed by at least a week and it could take another month before monsoons......
04:48, 05/17/2019

"Will Never Forgive Pragya Thakur For Insulting Bapu": PM On Godse Remark In the huge controversy over comments by BJP leaders glorifying Mahatma Gandhi's assassin Nathuram Godse, including by Pragya Singh Thakur who called him a "deshbhakt (patriot)", Prime Minister......
04:48, 05/17/2019

Samajwadi Party Leader Azam Khan's Wife Alleges Death Threat To Family Wife of Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan has alleged a threat to her family from the administrative officials of Rampur and has also sought their removal....
04:48, 05/17/2019

"Outsiders Are Threatening Voters In Varanasi": BSP Chief Mayawati BSP chief Mayawati today alleged that outsiders are being used to lure and threaten voters in Varanasi to ensure a win for Prime Minister Narendra Modi and asked why the Election Commission (EC) was......
04:48, 05/17/2019

Family GP who groped women and girls over 20 year period is jailed A family GP who abused his trusted position in the community to grope women and girls over the course of two decades has been jailed for ten-and-a-half years today....
05:00, 05/17/2019

The Londoner: Donkeys make an ass out of Farage Guerilla billboard campaign targets Nigel Farage / Boris Johnson's campaign confusion / Jacob Rees-Mogg loses box office draw / Tessa Ferrer recalls Catch-22 mishaps...
05:00, 05/17/2019

Call of Duty Mobile Maps, Game Modes, and More Revealed by Activision Activision has revealed a ton of details about the Call of Duty Mobile game ahead of the game's global beta testing such as game modes, maps, weapons, etc....
05:00, 05/17/2019

NASA Selects 11 US Firms to Build Human Lunar Landers NASA has selected 11 companies including Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin, Elon Musk's SpaceX to develop prototypes of human landers for its Artemis lunar exploration programme....
05:00, 05/17/2019

Elon Musk's SpaceX or a superpower: Who'll win the new space race? Nations from the US to China and companies such as Elon Musk’s SpaceX are vying to leave Earth again. But why – and are we ready for a second space age?...
05:32, 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

Exclusive: Government won't reinstate plug-in hybrid grants UK Transport Minister tells Autocar full electric vehicles are the focus of future government incentives The UK government will not reinstate a grant for the purchase of new plug-in hybrid vehicles, Jesse Norman, Minister of State for the Department...
06:00, 05/17/2019

Citroen admits smartphones trump its in-car infotainment Citroen and sibling brands Peugeot, DS to move away from native user interface systems Peugeot, Citroën and DS will devote far less time and effort working on the user interface systems of future models, focusing instead on the ease of integrating w...
06:00, 05/17/2019

Blood and Truth is a PlayStation VR system seller - The perfect action hero simulator Sony London Studio invited us to play one of the most impressive VR games we've ever seen - and we can't wait to see it redefine what triple-A looks like in VR...
06:16, 05/17/2019

Mercedes USA picks China chief Speeks to replace Exler as CEO Nicholas Speeks, 60, a career-long veteran of Mercedes-Benz, takes over from Dietmar Exler, who is leaving the company for a role said to be outside the auto industry....
06:32, 05/17/2019

Hyundai says electric sports car developed with Rimac will be 'game changer' Two models will result from Hyundai's $89 million investment in Rimac: a sports car for Hyundai's N performance subbrand and a fuel cell car, likely for Kia....
06:32, 05/17/2019

Croatia's WWII divisions in the open as Merkel visits Croatia's divisions over its World War II legacy will be out in the open when German Chancellor Angela Merkel visits the country to drum up support for moderate, conservative candidates in the upcoming elections to the European Parliament....
06:32, 05/17/2019

Despite its battalion of Hollywood actors, the war is the real star of combat epic The Longest Day Norman Mailer used to tell a story about Darryl F. Zanuck, the cigar-chomping super-producer responsible for The Longest Day, the vast and impersonal war epic that became 1962’s highest-grossing movie. To hear Mailer tell it, Zanuck, at the wrap part...
06:32, 05/17/2019

Melania Trump’s parents would have struggled to come to the U.S. under Trump’s immigration plan The first lady, who immigrated from Slovenia in 1996 for modeling, likely brought her parents over through a family unification process that Trump wants to limit....
06:48, 05/17/2019

Hopes of Brexit Breakthrough Dashed as Bipartisan Talks Collapse The U.K.’s main opposition Labour Party pulled the plug on Brexit talks with the government, scotching hopes for a bipartisan solution to break the logjam in Parliament over the terms of Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union....
06:48, 05/17/2019

Carly Rae Jepsen: Dedicated review – dusky disco glories (Schoolboy/Interscope)With less of the belt-it-out bombast, Jepsen presents her more confident, seductive and cheeky sides – all are welcomeShe’ll forever be synonymous with Call Me Maybe. But Carly Rae Jepsen’s real trademark contrasts innocence – a...
06:48, 05/17/2019

Minecraft Earth makes the whole real world your very own blocky realm When your game tops a hundred million players, your thoughts naturally turn to doubling that number. That’s the case with the creators, or rather stewards, of Minecraft at Microsoft, where the game has become a product category unto itself. An...
07:00, 05/17/2019

Euro Papers: Liverpool 'certain' to snatch Portuguese wonderkid for free "Local Portuguese newspaper Journal de Madeira reckon Liverpool are \u0027certain\u0027 to see off competition and snap up 18-year-old ace Andre Cardoso - on a free transfer - this summer..."...
07:00, 05/17/2019

Double Olympic champion Dahlmeier retires at 25 "Double Olympic biathlon champion Laura Dahlmeier announced her retirement from the sport on Friday after a rollercoaster season that saw her miss out on gold at the world championships."...
07:00, 05/17/2019

EU wheat in good shape after rain eases concerns over dry spring Welcome rain in the four largest European Union wheat producers raised hopes for a good harvest this summer after a dry spring sparked fears of a repeat of last year's drought-damaged crop, experts said on Friday....
07:00, 05/17/2019

How to Choose the Right Platform to Run Your Smart Home Maybe you’re taking your first tentative steps into the smart home market, or maybe you’re expanding what you’ve already got, but at some point you’re going to want to get everything working together—or else be faced with using dozens of different ap...
07:00, 05/17/2019

Two-Wheeler Riders Without Helmet Will Not Be Able To Buy Petrol In Noida Two-wheeler riders without a helmet will not be able to buy petrol in Noida and Greater Noida in Uttar Pradesh, after the Noida District Administration has taken an initiative by announcing the move.......
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

Facebook’s A.I. Whiz Now Faces the Task of Cleaning It Up. Sometimes That Brings Him to Tears. Facebook has heralded artificial intelligence as a solution to its toxic content problems. Mike Schroepfer, its chief technology officer, says it won’t solve everything....
07:16, 05/17/2019

Listen Up: The Best Noise Canceling Headphones Are $70 Off Right Now Drop (formerly Massdrop) is offering one of the best deals on the best noise canceling headphones right now, the Sony WH1000XM3 Bluetooth Wireless Noise Canceling Headphones....
07:16, 05/17/2019

NASA chooses companies to design part of its Artemis lunar lander Enlarge / Artist's concept of a lunar lander. (credit: NASA) Although NASA's plans to land humans on the Moon by 2024 face some political headwinds, the space agency has taken its first concrete step toward making its ambitions a reality. On Thursd...
07:16, 05/17/2019

Juventus' Allegri out as manager after season Juventus has announced that Massimiliano Allegri will leave his post as manager at the end of the season. The team has won five straight Serie A titles but was eliminated in the Champions League quarterfinals this year....
07:32, 05/17/2019

City are innocent until proven guilty over FFP probe, insists Guardiola "Pep Guardiola said he would accept any punishment UEFA may hand down to Manchester City for alleged breaches of financial fair play regulations but reiterated his trust in the club’s hierarchy."...
07:32, 05/17/2019

Judge to consider bid to block Trump's emergency border wall funds U.S. President Donald Trump's national emergency declaration to divert more than $6 billion to build a wall on the border with Mexico will face its first test in court on Friday, when states and advocacy groups are expected to ask a federal judge to ...
07:48, 05/17/2019

The Latest: Students called doctor’s behavior ‘open secret’ COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on an investigation into a former Ohio State team doctor (all times local): 10:40 a.m. Findings from an investigation into sexual abuse allegations involving a late Ohio State University team doctor say many students ...
08:00, 05/17/2019

Police: South Carolina mom abandoned 2nd baby 30 years ago COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Authorities say a mother already facing a murder charge for abandoning her baby daughter in 1990 is now charged with dumping the body of her infant son nearly a year earlier. Greenville County Sheriff’s Lt. Ryan Flood said...
08:00, 05/17/2019

Missouri moves to replace Benton with Truman at US Capitol JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri lawmakers have passed a measure that could send former President Harry Truman back to the U.S. Capitol. The measure given final approval Thursday would put Truman’s statue in place of one of f...
08:00, 05/17/2019

Trump Delays Imposing Tariffs On Auto Imports, Parts WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is delaying any decision to impose auto tariffs on car and auto part imports, deciding against ratcheting up trade disputes or impacting talks with European nations and Japan. Trump announced his decision to d...
08:00, 05/17/2019

Violent weather: Hail, damaging winds, tornadoes expected to hammer swath from Texas to Nebraska Severe storms, with large hail, damaging winds and ground-hugging tornadoes, are expected to hammer major parts of Tornado Alley from Texas to South Dakota Friday in the first round of violent, unsettled weather expected to last into next week. ...
08:00, 05/17/2019

Grumpy Cat: internet sensation dies Grumpy Cat, online and publishing feline phenom, died May 14, 2019 from complications related to a urinary tract infection, the cat's publicist said. She was 7 years old.        ...
08:00, 05/17/2019

Chef Choi debuts social justice food show Chef Roy Choi is looking to break the mold the of TV cooking shows with his latest show "Broken Bread." (May 17)        ...
08:00, 05/17/2019

WWII British shipwreck leaking oil off New York The U.S. Coast Guard says a World War II-era shipwreck off Long Island is leaking oil through two pinpoint leaks. It is conducting an assessment of the remaining oil aboard the British tanker Coimbra, which was sank by a Nazi U-boat in 1942. (May 17)...
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

Risk to Turkey’s Economy Deepens With New Istanbul Election President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s government is spending billions to prop up the currency amid new economic turmoil. The question is how long it can last....
08:16, 05/17/2019

Capitals’ blue line depth is an oft-touted strength, one that may be tested by offseason turnover Washington has long touted defense as the jewel of its prospect pipeline, and with turnover to the Capitals’ corps expected this summer, that organizational depth might finally be tested....
08:16, 05/17/2019

Well, At Least David Backes Is In A Cup Final I’m sitting here trying to come up with a reason it’s not a total bummer that the vile Boston Bruins are in their third Stanley Cup Final of the decade after a 4-0 win to complete a sweep of Carolina, and, reader, I am struggling. (This applies to no...
08:32, 05/17/2019

Trump delays imposing auto tariffs on auto imports and parts WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is delaying any decision to impose auto tariffs on car and auto part imports, deciding against ratcheting up trade disputes or impacting talks with European nations and Japan. Trump announced his decision to d...
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

Children’s Peace garden vandalized TUCSON – The Children’s Peace Garden at Manuel Herrera Jr. Park is a place that was built for local children to come and find comfort. On Monday, the garden was trashed by vandals. Pots and plants were smashed, benches turned over and the...
08:32, 05/17/2019

Bilbao bosses breakaway to win stage 7 as Conti retains maglia rosa "Spain’s Pello Bilbao won stage 7 of the Giro d’Italia from a select break in L’Aquila as Italian Valerio Conti retained his maglia rosa after a fast and frenetic day in the Abruzzo region of central Italy."...
08:32, 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

We're Finally Going to Know What the Hell Trump Team Told Russia A federal judge on Thursday ordered the release of materials obtained during the course of Robert Mueller’s investigation which seems to point heavily at efforts by the Trump administration and its allies to obstruct justice in the case of admitted f...
08:48, 05/17/2019

Elizabeth Warren Is Going on the Offensive for Abortion Rights Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren put up a detailed policy proposal on Medium before any of us woke up this morning. This time, Warren is using recent abortion bans and restrictions in Alabama and other stat...
08:48, 05/17/2019

Chris Russo talks Francesa-Kay battle, new deal and Kyrie Irving SiriusXM host Chris “Mad Dog” Russo talks with The Post’s Justin Terranova about his recent contract extension, the Mike Francesa-Michael Kay ratings war and some pressing New York sports topics. Q: What have you learned in your time at SiriusXM? A: ...
08:48, 05/17/2019

Mets’ rotation about to get a boost with return of Steven Matz WASHINGTON — The Mets are getting a rotation boost. Steven Matz is scheduled to return from the injured list Saturday, giving the team 80 percent of its Opening Day rotation. The left-hander missed the past two weeks with nerve irritation in his left...
08:48, 05/17/2019

David Letterman can’t stand Trump but wants everyone to ‘stop yacking about what a goon he is’ David Letterman is sick of President Trump but thinks Americans should settle things at the 2020 election and quit “yacking about what a goon” the president is....
09:00, 05/17/2019

Howard Stern's wife Beth writes note to slain rescue dog: 'My heart is broken' Animal lover Beth Ostrosky Stern penned a heart-rending Instagram post Thursday to the rescue dog that prosecutors say was beaten to death on Long Island, telling the tragic pooch, “What happened to you was unimaginable.”...
09:00, 05/17/2019

White House Delays Decision on Auto Tariffs for 180 Days The Trump administration said it would put off for 180 days a decision on whether to impose broad tariffs on auto and auto-part imports, as discussions with the EU and Japan continue....
09:00, 05/17/2019

U.S. Farmers Brace for Aid Package Some Fear Will Fall Short Stalled trade talks between Beijing and Washington are exacerbating a slump in the U.S. Farm Belt, and many farmers don’t believe an aid package being assembled by the Trump administration will be enough....
09:00, 05/17/2019

Russian plan to free whales risks their survival, say scientists International scientists criticized on Friday a Russian plan to release 10 captive killer whales into the Sea of Japan rather than return them to their original habitat, saying it could endanger the mammals' lives....
09:00, 05/17/2019

Yara Shahidi brings faint glow to 'The Sun is Also a Star' Teen romances are sometimes only as good as their leads, and "The Sun is Also a Star" has a fine pair in "Black-ish's" Yara Shahidi and "Riverdale's" Charles Melton. The movie, however -- which deals with true love and the universe putting people tog...
09:00, 05/17/2019

Pep Guardiola on Juventus, Man City FFP allegations, Antoine Griezmann transfer talk and the FA Cup Final Pep Guardiola vowed not to walk away from Manchester City as he hit back at the Financial Fair Play allegations rocking the Premier League champions....
09:16, 05/17/2019

Grumpy Cat: internet’s most famous cat dies aged seven – video obituary Grumpy Cat has died aged seven. She became an internet sensation in 2012 when images of her downturned mouth and unimpressed expression emerged on Reddit. She soon became the universal digital shorthand for displeasure, with thousands of memes and gi...
09:16, 05/17/2019

Facebook job offers 'shunned by top talent after data scandal' Recruiters reportedly say social network has suffered major decline in interest from top US schoolsThe fallout from the Cambridge Analytica scandal continues to hurt Facebook as candidates turn down job offers from what was once considered one of the...
09:16, 05/17/2019

Fastly shares rocket more than 30% in IPO debut Fastly competes against the likes of Amazon and Google to help companies more quickly deliver their content to customers. Now it's a public company....
09:16, 05/17/2019

NYPD Commander Texted 'Not a Big Deal' After Being Told of Eric Garner's Death A Staten Island police commander involved in the arrest of Eric Garner, the black man who died after an NYPD officer put him in a chokehold for allegedly selling loose cigarettes in 2014, assured one of his officers that Garner’s death was “not a big...
09:16, 05/17/2019

They Don’t Want to Preserve Life. They Just Want to Punish Women and Enact Pain Last weekend, I was invited to a brunch hosted by Ebele Okobi, who is Facebook’s Head of Public Policy, Africa, and was my de facto tour guide and event planner during my week abroad. There were nine of us there—an African diasporic reunion of black ...
09:16, 05/17/2019

Soaring oil prices cast shadow on US ahead of Opec meeting Risk to oil market of three simultaneous disruptions becomes lobbying point for Iran and LibyaIn November 2018, Donald Trump tweeted: “Oil prices getting lower … a tax cut for America and the world! Enjoy! $54 … Thank you to Saudi Arabia.”Five months...
09:32, 05/17/2019

Wall St. Falls After China's Tough Talk on Trade U.S. stocks slipped on Friday, after three straight sessions of gains, as trade tensions were renewed after Chinese media took a hardline approach to the tariff dispute between the United States and China....
09:32, 05/17/2019

Meet the dog thespians of 'A Dog's Journey,' a canine method-acting masterclass 'A Dog's Journey' follows one dog's spirit as it is reincarnated through many precious pooches. Meet the stars of this animal acting tour de force.        ...
09:32, 05/17/2019

Daily on Energy: Feds invite fight with states over energy storage SIGN UP! If you’d like to continue receiving Washington Examiner's Daily on Energy newsletter, SUBSCRIBE HERE: http://newsletters.washingtonexaminer.com/newsletter/daily-on-energy/...
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

Samsung Electronics says undecided on further investment in its China NAND plant South Korea's Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Friday that it has not decided on additional investment in a second memory chip production line in the Chinese city of Xian, denying a report by China's official Xinhua news agency....
09:32, 05/17/2019

Two games temporarily leave Epic Games Store during first-ever sale Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines 2 took itself off of the Epic Games Store temporarily rather than take part in the recent "Mega Sale" Epic's first "Mega Sale," launched yesterday, is causing some pricing and availability hiccups for a few pub...
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

Britain's Guardian newspaper tells staff to avoid saying 'climate change,' use 'climate emergency, crisis or breakdown' instead Britain's Guardian newspaper is officially changing its language concerning climate change, opting to call it instead “climate emergency, crisis or breakdown.”...
09:48, 05/17/2019

Former French President Sarkozy set for trial over fraud allegations tied to 2012 campaign France’s Constitutional Council on Friday rejected an appeal by former president Nicolas Sarkozy - all but assuring the ex-head of state stand trial over alleged illegal financing tied to his failed 2012 re-election bid. ...
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

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

Blood In The Water: These People Enjoying A Very Casual Conversation About Miyazaki Movies Have No Idea That There Is An Absolute Miyazaki Freak Lying In Wait Among Them For now, the mood is light and cheerful at a house party in Los Angeles, where a group of acquaintances are chatting about movies, but in reality, they’re all standing at the edge of a delicate precipice from which they are surely doomed to fall: The...
10:16, 05/17/2019

Nicholas Hoult should beat out Robert Pattinson to play Batman Holy no-brainer, Batman! When Variety reported Thursday that Robert Pattinson would be the next actor to take on the role of Bruce Wayne, my heart sank faster than Bella’s did when Edward Cullen ghosted her in “Twilight: New Moon.” After four torturo...
10:32, 05/17/2019

Lack of Banking Options a Big Problem for Crypto Businesses Cryptocurrency companies shunned by banks often turn to shadowy middlemen for payment processing and other services. One of those companies is at the center of the mystery surrounding Bitfinex’s missing customer funds....
10:32, 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

Germany designates BDS Israel boycott movement as anti-Semitic The German parliament voted on Friday to condemn as anti-Semitic a movement that calls for economic pressure on Israel to end the occupation of Palestinian land, grant Arab citizens equal rights and recognize the right of return of Palestinian refuge...
10:32, 05/17/2019

Egypt's President Sisi pardons 560 prisoners Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has pardoned 560 prisoners, the majority of whom were accused of supporting the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood, two judicial sources said on Friday....
10:32, 05/17/2019

Boris Johnson clear favorite among UK Conservative members to success PM May: poll Boris Johnson, a prominent leader of the Brexit campaign and former foreign minister, is the top choice among members of Britain's ruling Conservative Party to replace Theresa May as prime minister, according to a poll published on Friday....
10:32, 05/17/2019

Norway says talks to resolve Venezuela crisis in "exploratory phase" Talks taking place in Oslo with representatives of Venezuela's government and opposition to resolve the country's political crisis are in an "exploratory phase," Norway's foreign ministry said on Friday....
10:32, 05/17/2019

Fantasy Baseball Today Podcast: Buying Breakouts? Most added, rankings review, Week 9 preview Ready to get dialed into Week 9? We are. We also talk about breakouts we are buying into, rankings review, most added and much more on Friday's Fantasy Baseball Today Podcast....
10:32, 05/17/2019

What Panama’s Worst Drought Means for Its Canal’s Future A severe drought this year led to restrictions for the Panama Canal. The rains are now returning, but weather patterns are likely to make limits more commonplace in years to come....
10:32, 05/17/2019

Putin Intervenes to Halt Cathedral Project After Popular Protests Workers in Yekaterinburg had fenced off a park, setting off clashes. Amid declining poll numbers, President Vladimir V. Putin is taking a softer stance on civil activity, experts said....
10:48, 05/17/2019

Petition begs Disney to stop ‘Game of Thrones’ showrunners from ruining ‘Star Wars’ too At the time of this writing, nearly 800,000 Game of Thrones fans had signed a Change.org petition asking HBO to remake season 8 “with competent writers.” Petition talk started as a joke but quickly picked up steam, and it wouldn’t b...
10:48, 05/17/2019

Shamorie Ponds faces steep NBA draft climb; Knicks not yet involved CHICAGO — St. John’s star guard Shamorie Ponds was supposed to work out for the Knicks last spring, but a conflict arose with another NBA team and he never got the chance. Disappointed by his reviews, Ponds wound up pulling his name from the draft an...
10:48, 05/17/2019

SpaceX was forced to delay its Starlink mission yet again, but for a different reason Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: SpaceX was planning on launching a suite of 60 communications satellites last night but it was forced to scrub the mission and push it to a later date. That should probably sound familiar since that&rsqu...
11:16, 05/17/2019

May and Corbyn clash over breakdown in Brexit talks PM says Labour conflict over second referendum made compromise deal impossible Corbyn’s letter: what he wrote and what he meantTheresa May has blamed Labour’s divisions over a second referendum for the collapse of cross-party Brexit talks, after Jere...
11:16, 05/17/2019

The National: I Am Easy to Find review – melodious mood music to enthral (4AD)The band’s eighth album hymns other artists including REM on understated songs full of trademark emotional intensityDo the National do a lot with a little, or a little with a lot? On the one hand, theirs is a lush, grandly developed sound, in wh...
11:16, 05/17/2019

Is there a single blue-rinse Tory who doesn’t fancy a knee-trembler with Boris Johnson? | Marina Hyde The leadership candidate is said to connect with people emotionally. But his only genuine emotion is self-loveI wouldn’t kiss you if you were the last man on Earth!” It’s one of the great cliches of romance novels that any woman saying this will, in ...
11:16, 05/17/2019

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

Northern Cyprus judge acquits two journalists of insulting Erdoğan Press freedom watchdog hails ruling by court in Turkish-occupied territoryPress freedom defenders have reacted with jubilation after a judge in Turkish-occupied northern Cyprus acquitted two journalists accused of insulting Turkey’s president, Recep ...
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

Cocktail of the week: Teatulia’s oolong old fashioned | The good mixer An orangey, tea-infused bourbon special, just in time for World Whisky DayDespite the UK’s national love of tea, this wonderful ingredient goes under-used beyond the teapot. We use it in all our cocktails, to showcase just what it can do. We grow all...
11:16, 05/17/2019

Barr says he will find out if officials ‘put their thumb on the scale’ in Trump investigation President Donald Trump and Attorney General William Barr(Official White House Photo by Tia Dufour) Attorney General William Barr said in an interview airing Friday that the point of the Justice Department probe into the origins of the federal investi...
11:16, 05/17/2019

Woman evacuated from apartment due to smoke hazard TUCSON – A woman had to evacuate from an apartment early Friday morning after food that was left on the stove began to smolder, fire officials said. Tucson Fire Department units were dispatched to an apartment complex near Campbell  Avenue and River ...
11:16, 05/17/2019

Texas man charged with killing 12 women, police look at 750 other deaths for possible links A Texas man has been charged with killing 12 elderly women, and police are now reexamining hundreds of other deaths to see if he might be connected. A Dallas County grand jury Tuesday returned six capital murder indictments against Billy Chemirmir, 4...
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

UPDATE 1-U.S. oil drillers cut rigs to lowest count since March 2018 -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

UPDATE 1-Starbucks' China rival Luckin surges in market debut Shares of Luckin Coffee Inc surged as much as 52.7% in their market debut on Friday, indicating strong investor demand for the self-declared challenger to Starbucks Corp in China....
11:32, 05/17/2019

Canada's PM Trudeau says will speak to steelworkers at 1330 (1730 GMT) Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Friday will meet with steelworkers and the media at the Stelco steel plant in Hamilton, Ontario, at 1:30 p.m. local time (1730 GMT), a spokesman wrote on Twitter....
11:32, 05/17/2019

UPDATE 1-Canadian Senate committee passes 187 amendments to energy project bill A Canadian Senate committee has passed 187 amendments to an energy bill proposed by the Liberal government that would change how major projects like oil export pipelines are assessed....
11:32, 05/17/2019

DJ Khaled releases Nipsey Hussle's final music video 'Higher' Hussle's final music video arrived Friday, part of DJ Khaled's album release for his new full-length collection of songs, "Father of Asahd."        ...
11:32, 05/17/2019

Herman Wouk, author of 'The Caine Mutiny' and 'The Winds of War,' dies at 103 Author Herman Wouk, whose World War Two experiences provided the foundation of his bestseller "The Caine Mutiny" and two epic novels about the war, died on Friday at the age of 103, his literary agent said....
11:32, 05/17/2019

County Championship: Somerset v Surrey ends in draw – as it happened The match was abandoned at Taunton as Hampshire beat Warwickshire by 314 runs 6.59pm BST A belated farewell from me, in case there are any stragglers lurking on a Friday night. Shame the weather spoilt things at Newport, Lord’s and Taunton, it was ju...
11:32, 05/17/2019

Censured BHS auditor takes luxury property role The auditor censured after signing off BHS's accounts prior to its controversial sale by Sir Philip Green has emerged as the finance chief of a luxury real estate start-up involving some of the City's leading figures....
11:48, 05/17/2019

Magid Magid: Green Party 'only solid remain party that is anti-austerity' A Green MEP candidate for the Yorkshire and Humber region, Magid Magid, has told the BBC that the Greens are the "only solid remain party that is anti-austerity" in the elections....
11:48, 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....
11:48, 05/17/2019

Algerians hold anti-government protest, jump on police vans Protesters flooded the streets of Algeria for the 13th straight Friday, climbing atop police vans that were blocking the main demonstration site in the capital in a bold show of defiance....
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

Slack fixes bug that could have let hackers intercept downloads Slack has fixed a bug that could have allowed hackers to intercept and redirect downloads in the Windows desktop version of the messaging app. However, it seems no Slack users were affected before the service fixed the vulnerability....
12:00, 05/17/2019

Archaeologists find DNA in a 10,000-year-old piece of chewing gum Enlarge (credit: Kashuba et al. 2019) The people who lived at Huseby-Kiev in western Sweden 10,000 years ago made their living by hunting and fishing. That doesn't sound surprising until you consider that this was a landscape that had, until recent...
12:16, 05/17/2019

White House campaign to collect data on social media bias raises free speech, privacy alarms, experts say A new White House campaign to collect stories about alleged instances of political bias on social media has drawn wide-ranging objections from free-speech advocates, privacy hawks and open-government experts....
12:16, 05/17/2019

Judge sentences last person charged in '16 shooting rampage The final person charged in a 2016 shooting rampage in Oklahoma that left two people dead and two police officers wounded has been sentenced to 30 years in prison....
12:16, 05/17/2019

Prosecutor: Pregnant teen killed while being shown photos A prosecutor says a pregnant Chicago teen who was killed and whose baby was cut from her womb was strangled while being shown a photo album of the late son and brother of her attackers....
12:16, 05/17/2019

One-armed former West Virginia state senator sues over being handcuffed wrist-to-ankle: report A former West Virginia state Senator is suing a local sheriff’s department for using “excessive and wrongful force” in a 2018 arrest in which the lawmaker had his arm handcuffed to his ankle....
12:16, 05/17/2019

Idaho man arrested for 1996 rape, murder that cost another man 20 years in prison An Idaho man was arrested this week for the brutal 1996 rape and murder of an Idaho Falls woman in which another man spent 20 years in prison for after being wrongfully convicted....
12:16, 05/17/2019

New Jersey man sentenced to 27 years for killing woman, 18, then ordering pizza and posting on social media A New Jersey man was sentenced Thursday to 27 years in prison after prosecutors say he killed an 18-year-old woman then ordered a pizza and posted videos singing about the murder to social media shortly there after....
12:16, 05/17/2019

Sevy, Paxton injury impact & trade deadline preview James Paxton threw a bullpen session this past Tuesday and reported the next day that his right knee “felt good”. It’s been nearly two weeks since “The BIG Maple” went on the 10-day Injured List with inflammation in his ...
12:16, 05/17/2019

School superintendent suspended over champagne brunch for retiring colleagues A school superintendent in Michigan who served champagne during a celebratory brunch for two retiring educators has been suspended without pay for five days, district officials said. Dearborn Heights District 7 Superintendent Jennifer Mast brought a ...
12:16, 05/17/2019

Trump shoots remarkable round of golf, according to USGA service President Trump recently played a round of golf that would make Tiger Woods jealous. Trump shot a 68 during a round in April, according to a score recently posted with the US Golf Association’s handicap service — his first posted score since he shot ...
12:16, 05/17/2019

Woman assaults KFC manager for ghosting her job application: cops Not the best way to land a job. A Connecticut woman got so steamed when her job application to Kentucky Fried Chicken was ignored, she conked a manager on the head with a metal pipe, according to a report Friday. The bizarre brawl began when Karielys...
12:16, 05/17/2019

Trump’s financial disclosure shows revenues remained steady in 2018 Revenues from President Trump’s business empire held steady last year, with a drop in business at his Mar-a-Lago resort and small gains at his Washington hotel and Doral golf club, according to financial disclosure forms released Thursday. The docume...
12:16, 05/17/2019

Feds probe MTA overtime king, over a dozen other LIRR workers: report Federal prosecutors in Manhattan have subpoenaed pay records for a recently retired Long Island Rail Road official who has emerged as the MTA reigning overtime king — as well as more than a dozen other workers at the LIRR and New York City Transit, a...
12:16, 05/17/2019

Nxivm ‘slave’ got $900 shipment of sex toys, witness says Testimony in the Nxivm trial turned steamy Friday as a witness described in graphic detail more than $900 in sex toys purchased by one of Keith Raniere’s alleged slaves. The bevy of X-rated items included a hanging rubber strap cage for $299.95, stud...
12:16, 05/17/2019

William Barr doubles down on campaign spying claims, slams Democrats Attorney General William Barr doubled down in a new interview Friday on his claims that President Trump’s 2016 campaign was spied on — and vowed to get to the bottom of “exactly what happened” with counterintelligence activities. In an interview with...
12:16, 05/17/2019

IMF's Lagarde says U.S.-China trade war could be risk for world economic outlook The trade war between the United States and China could be a risk to the world economic outlook if it is not resolved, International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde told Reuters on Friday during a visit to Uzbekistan....
12:32, 05/17/2019

W Series Zolder: Reserve driver Bovy granted entry for home race W Series has granted reserve driver Sarah Bovy the chance to make her race debut at Zolder this weekend, joining the grid as an extra entry for the second round...
12:32, 05/17/2019

William Barr just said some remarkable things on Fox News The attorney general says the answers he's gotten have been "inadequate" and suggests his Democratic critics "may be concerned about the outcome of a review of what happened during the election."...
12:32, 05/17/2019

Rep. Jordan: Report confirms denials of knowledge of sexual abuse at Ohio State The investigation reached no ‘conclusive determinations’ on whether the Republican lawmaker or most other coaches at the school decades ago knew of misconduct by a school doctor....
12:32, 05/17/2019

A Risotto Recipe That Never Fails Swap in farro for the usual rice, and you can stop worrying about overcooking. The sturdy whole grain has a delightful texture and a delicious nutty flavor that plays well with gouda, browned butter and sunflower seeds....
12:32, 05/17/2019

'What a wonderful victory!' Bilbao storms to Stage 7 win "Spain’s Pello Bilbao won stage 7 of the Giro d’Italia from a select break in L’Aquila after a fast and frenetic day in the Abruzzo region of central Italy."...
12:48, 05/17/2019

|FedusaconfirmsGeorge'sdismissaloverAYOshares Dennis George’s dismissal comes after a suspension over his involvement in the imbroglio dogging AYO Technologies, which is also a prominent matter at the commission of inquiry into the Public Investment Corporation....
12:48, 05/17/2019

Osaka pulls out of Rome quarters with hand injury World number one Naomi Osaka pulled out of the Italian Open quarter-finals on Friday with a right thumb injury, casting doubts over her participation in this month's French Open....
12:48, 05/17/2019

Anadolu Efes rout Fenerbahce to reach Euroleague final Anadolu Efes Isntanbul reached their first ever Euroleague final after former NBA journeyman Shane Larkin led them to an emphatic 92-73 win over city rivals and former champions Fenerbahce on Friday....
12:48, 05/17/2019

Spieth two back of leader Koepka at PGA Championship Jordan Spieth charged up the PGA Championship leaderboard on Friday to sit two shots back of overnight leader Brooks Koepka while Rory McIlroy used a late birdie run to put himself right on the projected cut line....
12:48, 05/17/2019

Slam-chasing Spieth on the march at PGA Championship Jordan Spieth, who is chasing a career grand slam, surged into contention at the PGA Championship on Friday, grabbing the clubhouse lead during the second round....
12:48, 05/17/2019

Germany to pay US$11,000 each to Chile Nazi sect victims The scale of the atrocities committed at a fenced-in mountain commune 350 kilometres south of Santiago came to light only after the end of Augusto Pinochet's regime....
13:00, 05/17/2019

Russian buyout of Spanish supermarket chain Día succeeds Investment fund owned by Russian tycoon takes majority control of struggling Spanish supermarket chain, which also operates stores in Argentina, Brazil and Portugal....
13:00, 05/17/2019

A prosecutor ridiculed a couple's patron saint. So a court reversed their drug convictions A prosecutor lambasted defendants for worshiping the patron saint of narcotraffickers, "Jesús Malverde." Saint also is known as angel of the poor.        ...
13:00, 05/17/2019

Herman Wouk, author of 'Caine Mutiny,' 'Winds of War,' dead at 103 Herman Wouk, the versatile, Pulitzer Prize winning author of such million-selling novels as "The Caine Mutiny" and "The Winds of War" whose steady Jewish faith inspired his stories of religious values and secular success, died on Friday at 103....
13:00, 05/17/2019

Reddit Magicians Are Fiercely Debating How to Summon a 'Big Tittie' Demon Some are drawn to the dark mystic arts in a search for ultimate knowledge. Others, out of desire to impose their will on the world. Some folks, however, are just trying to get laid.Read more......
13:00, 05/17/2019

Archaeological Mystery Deepens as More ‘Jars of the Dead’ Uncovered in Laos An ancient burial practice involving the use of massive stone jars seems to have been more widespread in Southeast Asia than once assumed, owing to a surprising trove of new discoveries in Laos.Read more......
13:00, 05/17/2019

Why Australians Are Tweeting About the Prime Minister Shitting His Pants at McDonald's If you follow any Australians on Twitter, you might have seen some really strange references on the social media platform lately—references that don’t make much sense to Americans. People are talking about Prime Minister Scott Morrison, a place calle...
13:00, 05/17/2019

Why Working on 12 Marvel Movies Only Partially Prepared ILM for Avengers: Endgame Imagine if Avengers: Endgame was the first Marvel movie. Not storywise, of course. That would be silly. But think about a team-up, comic book movie on this scale coming into theaters, sight unseen. Logistically, that feels like a nightmare for a ton ...
13:00, 05/17/2019

F-16 Fighter Jet Crashes Into California Warehouse, Worker Captures Aftermath on Video On Thursday, an F-16 fighter jet crashed into a warehouse near the March Air Reserve Base in southern California. The pilot ejected and survived, but roughly a dozen people inside the warehouse were sent to the hospital for minor injuries related to ...
13:00, 05/17/2019

GozNym cybercrime network dismantled by Europol and DOJ The cybercriminals behind the GozNym malware, which stole over $100m from bank accounts since its creation, have been apprehended as a result of a joint operation between Europol and the US Justice Department.During a press conference in The Hague, p...
13:00, 05/17/2019

The Echo Dot is 99p when you pay for just one month of Amazon Music Unlimited's family plan Amazon Music Unlimited is the mega-retailer's version of Spotify. And if you sign up and pay for just one month of the service, you can get yourself a nifty Amazon Echo Dot smart speaker for just 99p instead of the usual £49.99. There'...
13:00, 05/17/2019

4K TV deal at Walmart: the Vizio P-Series TV gets a $500 price cut If you're looking for a killer discount on a top-quality TV, then look no further than this excellent deal from Walmart. You can get the Vizio P-Series Quantum 65-inch TV on sale for $1,498. That's a whopping $500 discount and the best pric...
13:00, 05/17/2019

Best camera bag 2019: 10 backpacks and shoulder bags to protect your camera kit Whether you're getting up before dawn to hike up mountains for that one special sunrise shot, or commuting with your camera in tow, every photographer needs to keep their kit safe and protected, and from backpacks and daysacks to holsters and ro...
13:00, 05/17/2019

The $550 OnePlus 6T makes me feel like I know something that others who buy expensive phones don't Antonio Villas-Boas/Business Insider The OnePlus 6T is now "the previous" phone now that OnePlus released its latest OnePlus 7 Pro. OnePlus is still selling the OnePlus 6T in the US in place of the regular OnePlus 7 — without the "pro" part &m...
13:16, 05/17/2019

'John Wick: Chapter 3' sets up a 4th film in the franchise, and Asia Kate Dillon would be on board to return Warning: There are major spoilers below for "John Wick: Chapter 3." The end of "John Wick: Chapter 3" sets up a fourth film in the franchise. A fourth film could likely see Wick (Keanu Reeves) team up with the Bowery King (Laurence Fishburne). The tw...
13:16, 05/17/2019

Processed foods make us fatter and are linked to a higher risk of cancer. Here’s what science suggests we should eat instead. Shutterstock Eating processed foods can lead to weight gain and is linked to higher rates of cancer and early death. But it can be difficult to avoid these items when we're busy or looking for something cheap to eat. Researchers at the National Inst...
13:16, 05/17/2019

FX: Corporate hedging goes forwards – and backwards While all the conditions for increased corporate enthusiasm for foreign exchange hedging appear to be in place, uneven demand suggests lack of consensus on how best to manage currency volatility....
13:16, 05/17/2019