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UPDATE 2-Restaurant Brands to boost outlets by 54% in 8-10 years

Restaurant Brands International Inc said on Wednesday it plans to expand all three of its brands to more than 40,000 restaurants globally, a 54% jump, over the next decade....

UPDATE 2-Restaurant Brands to boost outlets by 54% in 8-10 years

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UPDATE 1-Restaurant Brands aims for 40,000 outlets globally in 8-10 years Restaurant Brands International Inc said on Wednesday it plans to expand the global presence of all three of its brands to more than 40,000 restaurants, from the current 26,000, over the next decade....
06:16, 05/15/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil's Natura to invest in new brands through venture capital funds Brazil cosmetics company Natura intends to invest in new brands in beauty and wellness segments in Europe and the United States through venture capital funds, executives said on Friday....
07:32, 05/03/2019

UPDATE 2-Brazil's Natura to invest in new brands through venture capital funds Brazil cosmetics company Natura intends to invest in new brands in beauty and wellness segments in Europe and the United States through venture capital funds, executives said on Friday....
09:48, 05/03/2019

UPDATE 3-Brazil's Natura to invest $5 mln in new brands through venture capital funds Brazil cosmetics company Natura intends to invest up to $5 million in new brands in beauty and wellness segments in Europe and the United States through venture capital funds, executives said on Friday....
12:48, 05/03/2019

UPDATE 1-Restaurant Brands profit misses on slowing sales growth Restaurant Brands International Inc missed analysts' estimates for first-quarter profit on Monday, hit by slowing growth at its Burger King, Tim Hortons and Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen chains....
04:32, 04/29/2019

REFILE-UPDATE 2-Newell Brands sees Toys 'R' Us woes ending, shares up 10 percent U.S. consumer products maker Newell Brands Inc on Friday beat first-quarter estimates and said the bankruptcy of its retail partner Toys 'R' Us would not have anymore impact on its business, sending its share up 10 percent....
09:48, 05/03/2019

UPDATE 1-Occidental says its only option was to boost cash piece of Anadarko bid Occidental Petroleum Corp said on Monday its latest bid to take over Anadarko Petroleum Corp was designed to make sure Anadarko's board considers its offer superior to one from Chevron Corp, even though it could spark tensions with its own shareholde...
10:48, 05/06/2019

UPDATE 3-Allergan CEO says company is urgently looking at all options to boost share price Allergan Plc Chief Executive Brent Saunders said on Tuesday that he and the board of directors were looking with a sense of urgency at all options to revive the Botox maker's falling share price, but a lack of specifics failed to boost investor senti...
10:32, 05/07/2019

UPDATE 5-U.S. lifts tariffs on Canadian, Mexican metals in boost for trade pact The United States struck deals on Friday to lift tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from Canada and Mexico, the three governments said, removing a major obstacle to legislative approval of a new North American trade pact....
04:00, 05/18/2019

UPDATE 2-EA revenue beats estimates on 'Apex Legends' boost, shares jump Electronic Arts Inc posted better-than-expected quarterly revenue on Tuesday, riding on the popularity of its battle royale game, "Apex Legends", sending its shares up 7 percent in extended trading....
16:32, 05/07/2019

UPDATE 3-Albemarle touts new project to boost its Chilean lithium output by 30 percent Albemarle Corp said on Thursday it is moving forward on a project it claims will boost its Chilean lithium production by 30 percent without extracting more brine from the environmentally sensitive Salar de Atacama, the world's driest desert....
11:32, 05/09/2019

REFILE-UPDATE 2-EA revenue beats estimates on 'Apex Legends' boost, shares jump Electronic Arts Inc posted better-than-expected quarterly revenue on Tuesday, riding on the popularity of its battle royale game, "Apex Legends", sending its shares up 7 percent in extended trading....
18:16, 05/07/2019

UPDATE 3-Tyson Foods beats Q2 profit estimates, eyes boost from fatal hog virus Tyson Foods Inc projected on Monday that it could reap significant financial gains from an incurable hog disease spreading across Asia, after reporting quarterly profits above analysts' estimates....
10:48, 05/06/2019

RPT-UPDATE 3-Tyson Foods beats Q2 profit estimates, eyes boost from fatal hog virus Tyson Foods Inc projected on Monday that it could reap significant financial gains from an incurable hog disease spreading across Asia, after reporting quarterly profits above analysts' estimates....
10:48, 05/06/2019

McDonald's India War With Partner Ends, Will Reopen Outlets In 2 Weeks McDonald's Corp's Indian arm has reached a settlement with former partner Vikram Bakshi, acquiring full ownership in their joint venture Connaught Plaza Restaurants Ltd, the company said in a......
09:32, 05/09/2019

This Smart Plug Has Two Outlets, And Is Perfect For Controlling Your Outdoor Lights Despite the proliferation of affordable smart outlet switches over the past couple of years, we haven’t seen many weatherproof options yet, and we’ve seen even fewer models with multiple outlets that can be controlled separately. This $22 option from...
16:48, 05/09/2019

Google Translate is getting its most important update in years Google Translate's camera translation feature sounds very futuristic on paper, but in practice—so far, at least—it's been more of a proof of concept. It's still usable and gets the job done, but it's far from polished and intuitive to interact with. ...
02:16, 05/15/2019

Google favors left-leaning outlets CNN, New York Times in its Top Stories algorithm, study says Google’s Top Stories box provides users with articles from left-leaning news organizations such as CNN 62.4 percent of the time -- with only 11.3 percent coming from outlets that are considered conservative, according to a study by Northwestern Unive...
11:48, 05/13/2019

UPDATE 2-Vale CFO says hopes to restore lost output within two to three years Brazilian miner Vale SA expects to restore capacity lost after the deadly Brumadinho tailings dam burst within two to three years, executives said on Friday, emphasizing that the company is not rushing to resume full output....
13:00, 05/10/2019

UPDATE 1-German chauffeur service Blacklane plans IPO within 3 years German chauffeur service Blacklane is planning an initial public offering (IPO) in the next three years, its chief executive told Reuters, as it strives to build its position in the fast-growing premium taxi market....
10:00, 04/29/2019

UPDATE 1-Lebanese govt agrees to raise tax on interest payments to 10% for three years The Lebanese government agreed on Friday to raise the tax on interest payments to 10% from 7% for three years as part of the draft 2019 budget, the information minister said....
10:48, 05/10/2019

REFILE-UPDATE 1-German chauffeur service Blacklane plans IPO within 3 years German chauffeur service Blacklane is planning an initial public offering (IPO) in the next three years, its chief executive told Reuters, as it strives to build its position in the fast-growing premium taxi market....
00:48, 04/30/2019

UPDATE 2-Ex-Autonomy CFO sentenced in U.S. to 5 years prison over Hewlett-Packard fraud The former chief financial officer of British software company Autonomy was sentenced on Monday to five years in prison, after a U.S. jury found him guilty of fraud over the $11.1 billion sale of Autonomy in 2011 to Hewlett-Packard....
15:32, 05/13/2019

UPDATE 1-Ex-Autonomy CFO sentenced in US to 5 years prison over Hewlett-Packard fraud The former chief financial officer of British software company Autonomy was sentenced on Monday to five years in prison, after a U.S. jury found him guilty of fraud over the $11.1 billion sale of Autonomy in 2011 to Hewlett-Packard....
15:16, 05/13/2019

UPDATE 3-Google parent Alphabet's revenue misses estimates, rises at slowest pace in 3 years Alphabet Inc's Google failed to reap the benefits of a strong economy that bolstered rivals in the first quarter, leaving the search giant's revenue below Wall Street targets on Monday....
14:16, 04/29/2019

Clickbait fashion! You won’t believe what brands are doing now From see-through jeans to denim knickers, extreme trends might sound ridiculous but they are also selling fastEarlier this month, the US fashion brand Fashion Nova posted a picture on its Instagram account of a model wearing a pair of pink jeans with...
00:32, 05/15/2019

Celeb Moms With Brands We Love We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
04:32, 05/03/2019

IGN owner J2 Global snaps up major VPN brands Online digital firm J2 Global has acquired VPN and privacy IP assets from infrastructure provider Stackpath. The deal was confirmed by an editor's note on news site PC Mag (published by J2-owned Ziff Davis) within VPN-related content as a d...
08:32, 05/07/2019

What famous car brands other than Plymouth and Pontiac have been killed off? Tesla is spending billions as an automobile startup. There's a long list of car brands that have been killed off because they failed or been absorbed.        ...
04:48, 05/02/2019

Newell Brands' quarterly sales beat expectations U.S. consumer goods maker Newell Brands Inc exceeded Wall Street expectation for quarterly sales on Friday, benefiting from higher demand for products in its writing business....
04:00, 05/03/2019

3 things brands can learn from Apple’s struggle to stay on top Steve Jobs and Jony Ive called the small design studio I worked at asking for help back in 1997. They wanted us to create a new desktop computer that would save Apple from going under. We accepted the challenge and created the multi-colored iMac. App...
12:00, 05/18/2019

The brands are now posting photos of piss-filled jars on Twitter For years now, companies on social media have burrowed deeper and deeper into the depths of a modern hell that seems to have no bottom. Online brands have engaged in skin-crawling rap battles, traded first-person compliments as if they’re real people...
18:00, 05/17/2019

Questioning Barr, 2020 Presidential Hopefuls Try to Hone Their Brands The three Democratic presidential candidates who got to question Attorney General William P. Barr at a Senate Judiciary Committee came away with varying levels of success....
20:00, 05/01/2019

Yum Brands first-quarter earnings top expectations on KFC and Taco Bell sales The parent company of fast-food franchises KFC, Taco Bell and Pizza Hut reported first-quarter earnings Wednesday that beat Wall Street's expectations....
04:48, 05/01/2019

Mercedes duo Stolz and Schiller take Blancpain poles at Brands Hatch Black Falcon's Luca Stolz and Akka ASP's Fabian Schiller - both in Mercedes - took the pole positions for tomorrow's Brands Hatch Blancpain GT World Challenge Europe races after rain-impacted qualifying sessions...
12:48, 05/04/2019

Brazil's Natura to invest in new brands through venture capital funds Brazil cosmetics company Natura intends to invest in new brands in beauty and wellness segments in Europe and the United States through venture capital funds, executives said on Friday....
08:48, 05/03/2019

Newell Brands Swings to a Loss, Sales Continue to Fall Newell Brands swung to a loss and met sales expectations in its latest quarter as the consumer conglomerate continues its search for its next CEO amid weak results....
07:48, 05/03/2019

Google brands scrolling screenshot feature for Android 'infeasible' For anyone hoping that Google would bake a scrolling screenshot feature into stock Android there's bad news: it's not going to. Replying in June of last year to a request from users for the feature to be natively supported in Android, Goog...
03:00, 04/29/2019

Nico Bastian and Thomas Neubauer take Blancpain Brands Hatch victory Silver Cup competitors Nico Bastian and Thomas Neubauer took a sensational Blancpain win in the Brands Hatch season-opener in a Akka ASP Mercedes, having seized the lead during the pitstops...
09:00, 05/05/2019

Restaurant Brands quarterly profit falls on slowing sales growth Restaurant Brands International Inc posted a 19 percent fall in first-quarter adjusted profit on Monday, hit by slower sales growth at its Burger King, Tim Hortons, and Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen chains....
04:32, 04/29/2019

Black Falcon's Engel and Stolz win second Brands Hatch Blancpain race Black Falcon Mercedes pair Maro Engel and Luca Stolz took a dominant race two win in the Brands Hatch Blancpain sprint season-opener, after surprise poleman Fabian Schiller dropped back...
10:32, 05/05/2019

Brazil's Natura to invest $5 million in new brands through venture capital funds Brazil cosmetics company Natura intends to invest up to $5 million in new brands in beauty and wellness segments in Europe and the United States through venture capital funds, executives said on Friday....
22:00, 05/03/2019

Why the esports audience is set to surge — and how brands can take advantage of increased fans and viewership This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Current subscribers can read the report here. BI Intelligence Espor...
17:48, 05/03/2019

CVS, Payless and Victoria's Secret are just some of the brands closing stores in 2019 While 2019 is on track to be a record year for store closings, it's not expected to bring the same amount of empty retail space as last year.        ...
03:16, 05/03/2019

Payless, CVS and Victoria's Secret are just some of the brands closing stores in 2019 While 2019 is on track to be a record year for store closings, it's not expected to bring the same amount of empty retail space as last year.        ...
13:48, 05/02/2019

From Years and Years to Bird Box: why we turn to dystopian dramas in a crisis | Fiona Sturges The vogue for bleak TV seems to reflect our anxiety over troubled times – yet we keep watchingIn Years and Years, the six-part BBC drama series from the writer Russell T Davies that starts this week, Daniel (Russell Tovey) cradles his newborn nephew ...
06:48, 05/13/2019

50 Years After Apollo, NASA Celebrates 25 Years of Student Rover Competition As NASA marks 50 years of lunar discovery, nearly 100 student teams from around the world will converge April 12-13 on Huntsville, Alabama, to compete in the NASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge -- which is celebrating its own 25th landmark year....
09:16, 04/28/2019

Get 15% Cash Back On Your Favorite Outdoor Brands With an Amazon Prime Credit Card The Amazon Prime Store Card and Amazon Prime Rewards Visa are worth having just to get 5% cash back on Amazon purchases, but for a limited time, that offer is getting bumped to a whopping 15% back on select outdoor items, just in time for your spring...
11:48, 04/30/2019

Nasty online rhetoric hurts brands and business, not just our sense of niceness (VB Live) Analyst and author Brian Solis joins this talk about the changing landscape of online conversations, the impact on brands & business, and how AI is helping.Read More...
16:48, 05/08/2019

Brazil's Natura to invest in emerging brands through venture capital funds-chairman Brazil cosmetics company Natura intends to invest in emerging brands in beauty and wellness segments in Europe and the United States through venture capital funds, executives said on Friday....
07:32, 05/03/2019

U.S. group Conagra Brands sells frozen food unit to Italian investors A consortium of Italian investors has agreed to buy Italy-based frozen food business Gelit from Conagra Brands as the U.S. group seeks to sharpen its focus on core businesses....
09:32, 05/06/2019

Biden calls for unity in first campaign rally, brands Trump ‘divider-in-chief’ Former Vice President Joe Biden on Saturday launched his 2020 campaign with a rally that put unity and bipartisanship at its core, calling on the country to put aside “angry” politics  -- although he saved plenty of barbs for President Trump....
13:00, 05/18/2019

Payless, Gymboree and Victoria's Secret are just some of the brands closing stores in 2019 While 2019 is on track to be a record year for store closings, it's not expected to bring the same amount of empty retail space as last year.        ...
12:16, 04/28/2019

Chinese brands rule Indian smartphone market with 2/3rds of share: report Chinese brands controlled a record 66 percent of Indian smartphone market in the first quarter, led by Xiaomi Corp, a report showed, with volumes rising 20 percent on the back of popularity for brands like Vivo, RealMe and Oppo....
17:32, 04/28/2019

Thomas Ulsrud's Norwegian Team Is Disbanding After 12 Years Of Curling, 10 Years Of Outrageous Pants The curling team with the pants. That’s all you have to say. The imagery is instant: four grown Scandinavian men and their provocative trousers. It’s quite an accomplishment, especially for a niche Olympic sport....
11:00, 05/08/2019

What Congress Couldn't In 55 Years, PM Modi Did It In Five Years, Says Amit Shah Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to attend a mega poll rally at the Ramleela Ground today in support of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidates in the seven Lok Sabha seats of the......
01:16, 05/08/2019

Fashion and fitness brands are tapping in on sexy Instagram influencers to reach college-age audiences While the bribery scandal may have put Olivia Jade’s career as an influencer in jeopardy, it has put a spotlight on a growing industry, which may be “worth well over $10 billion by 2020."...
10:00, 05/13/2019

Kids II recalls 700,000 baby sleepers including Ingenuity, Bright Starts, Disney brands Two weeks after Fisher-Price recalled 4.7 million Rock 'n Play sleepers, Kids II announced it is recalling nearly 700,000 inclined baby sleepers.        ...
12:00, 04/28/2019

Mandatory update coming to Windows 7, 2008 to kill off weak update hashes Enlarge Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 users will imminently have to deploy a mandatory patch if they want to continue updating their systems, as spotted by Mary Jo Foley. Currently, Microsoft's Windows updates use two different hashing algorit...
05:16, 05/02/2019

UPDATE 2-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

The Division 2 Update Patch Notes: Title Update 3 Content Changes and Raid news The Division 2 Title Update 3 launches today. Here's everything you need to know about the games latest changes, patch notes, server downtime and when the Raid will launch....
02:00, 05/14/2019

May update for the Pixel handsets includes a quarterly update to Android 9 The first week of May is almost over and since it is the beginning of a new month, Google has sent out its monthly update for the three generations of Pixel handsets. According to the Pixel Update Bulletin, there are no security patches sent with the...
19:00, 05/06/2019

THE STORIES REPORT: How brands can take advantage of the viral growth of the Stories format (FB, SNAP, GOOGL) This is a preview of The Stories Report from Business Insider Intelligence. 14-Day Risk Free Trial: Get full access to this and all Digital Media industry research reports. Stories are on track to become the main format for social media consumption,...
23:16, 05/11/2019

UPDATE 1-Tesla to update battery software following car fires Tesla Inc will update its battery software after two recent fires involving its Model S electric vehicles (EV) in Shanghai and Hong Kong, the U.S. automaker said on Thursday, adding that investigations into the incidents are ongoing....
21:00, 05/15/2019

Fed's Williams says tariffs boost U.S. inflation Tariffs imposed by President Donald Trump on Chinese goods in the escalating trade war between the two countries will likely increase the U.S. rate of inflation, a top Federal Reserve policymaker said on Tuesday....
03:32, 05/14/2019

To boost sedans, automakers use key feature from SUVs The latest entrants to the all-wheel stable include the Mazda6, Nissan Altima and Toyota Prius. As sales of crossovers, SUVs and pickups grow, automakers are equipping more sedans with all-wheel drive....
21:00, 05/10/2019

Philippines midterm elections likely to boost Duterte Voters are expected to pick candidates who will help President Rodrigo Duterte advance his agenda, including a bloody and controversial war on drugs that has drawn international condemnation....
21:48, 05/12/2019

FTC Wants Facebook Board to Boost Privacy Oversight The Federal Trade Commission is pushing Facebook to accept significant changes to its corporate governance as part of a settlement of user privacy concerns, with reorganization of the company’s board one likely result....
11:00, 05/02/2019

Would you use a red key to boost your Dodge Challenger or Charger to over 700 horsepower? Thousands of drivers have taken home red keys to their Dodge Challengers and Chargers that unleash more than 700 horsepower.        ...
07:32, 05/01/2019

China approves used-car exports to boost sales In its latest bid to prop up the auto sector, China started allowing used-car exports from ten cities and provinces including Beijing, Shanghai and Guangdong....
05:00, 05/06/2019

Synagogue got money to boost security just before attack A gunman fired his semi-automatic rifle at Jewish worshippers after walking through a Southern California synagogue's front entrance — a spot that religious leaders determined last year needed improved security....
14:48, 05/02/2019

Philippines' Midterm Election Looks Likely to Boost Duterte Filipinos voted in midterm elections that polls suggest could strengthen President Rodrigo Duterte’s support and his plans to reintroduce the death penalty and devolve more power to the different regions of the Philippines....
07:32, 05/13/2019

Apple results boost stocks, dollar dips Global equities advanced on Wednesday for a fourth-straight day of gains as Apple's strong results soothed concerns about earnings growth and the dollar dipped after some disappointing data ahead of a Federal Reserve policy statement....
09:48, 05/01/2019

Modi gets election boost with U.N. sanction against India's 'enemy No. 1' Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's re-election bid received a big fillip on Wednesday after a U.N. Security Council committee blacklisted Masood Azhar, the head of a Pakistan-based militant group, a decade after New Delhi first demanded such an ac...
10:48, 05/01/2019

Occidental says its only option was to boost cash piece of Anadarko bid Occidental Petroleum Corp said on Monday its latest bid to take over Anadarko Petroleum Corp was designed to make sure Anadarko's board considers its offer superior to one from Chevron Corp, even though it could spark tensions with its own shareholde...
11:32, 05/06/2019

Fed's Williams says tariffs boost U.S. inflation, weigh on growth Tariffs imposed by President Donald Trump on Chinese goods in the escalating trade war between the two countries will boost U.S. inflation and could dampen economic growth, a top Federal Reserve policymaker said on Tuesday....
04:16, 05/14/2019

Raptors hope for home boost vs. Bucks in Game 3 The Milwaukee Bucks held service at home and won the first two games of the best-of-seven Eastern Conference finals, so now the Raptors must reciprocate starting in Game 3 on Sunday night....
15:00, 05/18/2019

Good news from China could boost materials shares Even as the lift from optimism over prospects for U.S.-China trade detente shows signs of wearing off for the wider U.S. stock market, upbeat sentiment around China's economy could bolster shares of materials companies....
10:16, 04/28/2019

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

Indonesia president says to go all out in second term to boost economic reform Indonesian President Joko Widodo pledged on Thursday to slim the government during his second term and cut red tape hampering investment to achieve an ambitious growth target in Southeast Asia's biggest economy by 2045....
01:00, 05/09/2019

Merck's first-quarter profit beats on Keytruda boost Merck & Co Inc reported a higher-than-expected first-quarter profit on Tuesday and raised its earnings and sales forecasts for the year, thanks to surging sales of its blockbuster cancer immunotherapy Keytruda....
05:00, 04/30/2019

How Facebook plans to boost augmented reality with Spark AR More than a billion people have interacted with Facebook's Spark AR augmented reality platform. But that might mean that we've all had cat faces put on our heads in silly messages. Read More...
10:32, 05/11/2019

Phillies vs. Royals: Philadelphia gets back-end of rotation boost Dr. de Blasio to the conference room, stat! Calling a press conference at Lincoln Hospital, Mayor de Blasio introduced his “care card” entitling illegal immigrants to free health care. Plan will cost NYC taxpayers $100 million. “Critics say we can’t ...
14:16, 05/11/2019

Boost to the economy from no-deal Brexit stockpiling of drugs The British economy was given a short-term, pre-Brexit boost at the start of the year as factories ramped up production ahead of a possible crash out from the European Union....
05:48, 05/10/2019

Mats Zuccarello’s Stars emergence could be Rangers boost Mats Zuccarello is giving his current team a major boost, and he’s on the verge of doing the same for his old team, too. The former Rangers winger has three goals and seven assists in 12 games for the Stars in the Stanley Cup playoffs, bringing...
11:00, 05/07/2019

Alibaba beats revenue expectations on cloud boost Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd beat fourth-quarter revenue forecasts on Wednesday, thanks to growth in its core business and its diversification into cloud computing and other services....
07:16, 05/15/2019

Japan companies aim to boost productivity by hiring non-smokers A growing number of Japan-based businesses taking stronger action to promote health and wellness among employees as well as boost productivity by going as far as hiring non-smokers to new positions, a report says....
10:00, 05/14/2019

Promoting the experience: how WiFi can boost influencer marketing at festivals Festivals are becoming more and more about the experience than the big names associated with them. Influencer marketing is similar to this. It’s no longer about the ‘who’ and the ‘what’ - it’s the why. People...
05:00, 05/08/2019

Japan provides free preschool, daycare in bid to boost birth rate Japan enacted a new law Friday that allows all children to attend preschool at no cost -- part of a strategy by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to boost the country's sagging birth rate....
12:00, 05/10/2019

Voracious pest threatens China's crops and could boost need for imports A crop-eating pest first detected in China about five months ago is spreading rapidly and could hurt production of key crops critical to the populous nation's food supply, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture....
13:00, 05/08/2019

Albemarle says new technology will boost Chilean lithium output by 30 percent Albemarle Corp said on Thursday it is moving forward on a project to boost Chilean lithium production by 30 percent without using more brine from the environmentally sensitive Salar de Atacama, the world's driest desert....
08:00, 05/09/2019

Sinclair shares soar after company says RSN acquisition will boost revenue Shares of Sinclair Broadcast Group soared 35% after the conservative-leaning TV station group said the 21 regional sports networks it’s acquiring from Disney will boost its results more than expected. Sinclair said the $9.6 billion acquisition from D...
21:00, 05/06/2019

How to boost your Bluetooth signal to cover your entire home or office Bluetooth is a great technology for connecting together devices, but it has one limitation – range. But you can fix that! Here's how to spread a Bluetooth signal all around your home and office....
01:48, 05/06/2019

NASA: Budget boost ‘good start’ to put astronauts on moon CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA’s chief says the Trump administration’s proposed $1.6 billion budget boost is a “good start” for putting astronauts back on the moon. Administrator Jim Bridenstine addressed employees Tuesday, ...
12:16, 05/14/2019

Livent aims to boost lithium sales to EV sector by 2020 Livent Corp aims to derive more than half of its lithium sales from the electric vehicle industry by next year, a shift for a company that historically has supplied the white metal for use in greases and other industrial products, its chief executive...
16:48, 05/14/2019

Watching superhero films can boost confidence and reduce anxiety Watching “Avengers: Endgame” could be good for you. It and other superhero flicks aren’t just great entertainment: They can also help you conquer your fears, improve your confidence and reduce anxiety, according to a report. Experts say taking in a b...
00:48, 05/05/2019

Buffett investment in Occidental could boost shareholder approval, says analyst Tim Rezvan of Oppenheimer discusses the bidding war between Occidental and Chevron for Anadarko, and how Warren Buffett's involvement could shake things up....
21:00, 04/30/2019

Coronation this weekend will boost Thai king's regal power After a more than a decade of political strife, including a military coup and a contentious election less than two months ago, the people of Thailand are witnessing this weekend the coronation of King Maha Vajiralongkorn in a centuries-old royal trad...
22:00, 05/03/2019

Moderate Dems look to break logjam on minimum wage boost A band of Democratic moderates in the House is working to end a standoff with progressives on legislation to boost the minimum wage — potentially resolving a fight that has stalled one of the party’s top priorities. Rep. Tom O’Halleran (D-Ariz.) is...
11:00, 05/15/2019

Boost.ai aims to reshape customer service industry with conversational AI Online customer service is a profession with one of the highest employee turnover rates which poses a big challenge for businesses in that segment. Many organisations have switched to chatbots to automate such work though the results aren’t al...
07:32, 05/01/2019

Coronation this weekend will boost Thai king’s regal power After a more than a decade of political strife, the people of Thailand are witnessing the coronation of King Maha Vajiralongkorn in a centuries-old royal tradition that last happened 7 decades ago...
19:48, 05/03/2019

Uzbekistan looks to boost local capital markets after eurobond success Lifting restrictions on foreign investors and encouraging local corporate bond issuance top list of priorities for head of new capital markets agency....
10:32, 04/28/2019

Africa: Safaricom’s new overdraft facility ‘will boost revenues’ for M-Pesa Launched in January, Fuliza has already attracted more than four million customers, and Bob Collymore, CEO of Safaricom, hopes the product will reach all 21 million M-Pesa customers in Kenya....
10:32, 04/28/2019

Selkirk Recreational Complex sees sunny power boost The City of Selkirk is using the sun's rays to power its Recreational Complex. Solar panels were mounted on the south facing roof for maximum exposure to the sun....
09:16, 05/14/2019

Philippines midterm elections boost Rodrigo Duterte's power Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's allies appear to have scored sweeping victories in the country's midterm elections. The results signal broad public backing for the leader's authoritarian style, say experts....
04:16, 05/14/2019

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

Ivorian cocoa farmers hope for more rain to boost mid-crop Ivory Coast's cocoa mid-crop could be reduced in quality and length if abundant rain fails to arrive this month, farmers said on Monday, as cocoa regions continue to experience atypically dry weather....
18:16, 05/13/2019

Boost Mobile informs customers about a data breach -- two months ago Sprint-owned virtual mobile network operator Boost Mobile quietly informed customers that it suffered a data breach that allowed hackers to access some user accounts. In a notice posted on the Boost Mobile website, the company said a previously undis...
02:16, 05/14/2019

Wendy's higher priced burgers, franchisee fee boost quarterly results Wendy's Co on Wednesday reported quarterly revenue and profit above estimates, as the burger chain was helped by higher royalty fees from franchisees and its new premium burgers that come with avocado and bacon....
09:32, 05/08/2019

Matildas coach Ante Milicic gets boost before World Cup with contract extension ‘Resoundingly positive’ response to his appointmentCoach will now oversee 2020 Olympic campaignCoach Ante Milicic will remain in charge of the Matildas for Australia’s Olympic campaign after Football Federation Australia moved to extend his contract ...
00:48, 05/10/2019

Nestle to boost healthy food products in Brazil, eyes partnerships Nestle SA will increase its natural and organic products in Brazil, its No. 4 market worldwide, as part of a wider Americas plan to cut sugar, sodium and saturated fats in its food, a spokesman said....
09:32, 05/17/2019

Intriguing New Drug Therapies May Boost Social Skills in People with Autism New research seems to show encouraging progress in helping treat the complex neurodevelopmental disorder autism. Two unrelated clinical trials, involving men and children with autism, suggest that using drugs to interact with a hormone called vasopre...
12:00, 05/01/2019

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

Buying a house? Getting a loan? 8 ways to boost your credit score to get the best deal Your credit score is a key factor that determines if you qualify for loan and at what interest rate. If your score is too low, here's how to raise it.        ...
03:48, 05/09/2019

Lawmaker accuses doctor of backing vaccine ‘mandates’ to boost profits A Texas lawmaker and a pro-vaccine doctor got into a Twitter spat on Tuesday when the Republican representative accused the pediatrician of peddling “sorcery” and accused those defending science of being “typical leftist(s) trying to take credi...
15:32, 05/08/2019

Trump seeks huge boost in emergency funds for migrant surge The Trump administration on Wednesday asked Congress for $4.5 billion in immediate emergency funding, saying a surge in Central American children and families claiming asylum at the U.S. southern border had drained government resources....
13:48, 05/01/2019

Tesla readies $2 billion capital boost in stock, bond offerings Tesla plans to raise about $2 billion through debt and stock offerings, after Elon Musk overestimated the ability of the Model 3 sedan to generate enough cash for the company to be self-sustaining....
09:16, 05/02/2019

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

Ericsson: 5G can boost enterprise revenue, but security controversy slowing down industry Touting its low latency and high speeds, Ericsson says 5G can introduce a multitude of new applications for businesses and give telcos the cost efficiencies they seek, but the persistent controversy over cybersecurity--specifically involving Huawei--...
05:32, 05/03/2019

Tesla's New York solar factory making other products in bid to boost jobs Tesla Inc on Wednesday said its solar factory in Buffalo, New York, would become the "manufacturing home" for its electric vehicle Supercharger cabinets and other energy storage products as it seeks to meet employment targets tied to state subsidies...
16:16, 05/15/2019

Tariffs may boost next year's Social Security cost-of-living adjustment. Why that could be bad If tariffs go into effect, Social Security benefits could get a bigger cost-of-living adjustment next year. But that's not necessarily good news for retirees....
11:48, 05/14/2019

Ivory Coast rains boost cocoa crop after dry spell: farmers Rainfall increased over most of Ivory Coast's cocoa-growing regions last week, farmers said on Monday, raising hopes for a recovery in growth after the mid-crop suffered from atypically dry weather last month....
08:48, 05/06/2019

Customer service in Apple Stores needs a boost after the Burberry period (results) We asked you if you have experienced a notable decline in customer service focus in your local Apple Store in the past few years when the breakneck expansion of retail locations joined forces with the ex-Burberry CEO Angela Ahrendts overhaul of Store...
07:16, 05/14/2019

Rick Perry: It is time for America to boost its dominance in artificial intelligence The energy secretary announced that the DOE partnered with Cray and AMD to build Frontier, three new machines with an exascale system, at Oak Ridge National Lab, capable of up to a billion-billion calculations per second....
04:32, 05/07/2019

Selling Boost and MetroPCS may put T-Mobile's merger with Sprint back on track T-Mobile's merger with Sprint is in trouble in its current state, just when it seemed imminent. A new Bloomberg report even cites insiders who claim that the carriers may have to divest their successful prepaid businesses if they want to merge as sch...
09:16, 05/14/2019

Joe Biden gets a polling boost in his first week on the 2020 presidential campaign trail Two national polls published Tuesday show Biden, who was already the early front runner, gained substantial ground after formally joining the Democratic presidential primary contest last week following months of hesitation....
08:32, 04/30/2019

Selling Boost and Metro may put T-Mobile's merger with Sprint back on track T-Mobile's merger with Sprint is in trouble in its current state, just when it seemed imminent. A new Bloomberg report even cites insiders who claim that the carriers may have to divest their successful prepaid businesses if they want to merge as sch...
10:32, 05/14/2019

Alibaba revenue beats estimates on cloud boost; shares rise China's Alibaba Group Holding Ltd beat analysts' estimates for fourth-quarter revenue on Wednesday, boosted by growth in its core e-commerce and cloud computing businesses....
05:48, 05/15/2019

Iran threatens to boost its nuclear activity in 60-day ultimatum to world powers Iran has threatened to increase its uranium enrichment if new and better terms with world powers are not reached under the 2015 international nuclear deal  within the next 60 days....
02:32, 05/08/2019

FIFA seeks a billion World Cup viewers to boost women's game "FIFA is hoping that over a billion viewers tune in to the Women\u0027s World Cup in France as it continues strategic efforts to grow the game around the globe, but the governing body is still subject to criticism over gender equality."...
13:48, 05/15/2019

Schools of thought: can mindfulness lessons boost child mental health? Children are under increasing pressure. Investing in their mental wellbeing could could help them now and in the futureChildren are taking 10 minutes out from the hurly burly school day to reflect on their thoughts and their feelings. Some ground the...
03:00, 05/16/2019

Go on, scratch that itch, and give yourself a mini serotonin boost | Hannah Jane Parkinson There is nothing more rewarding than a problem solved, and one of the finest examples of this is a satisfactorily scratched itchFirst of all, let’s get this straight: the itch is the thing you scratch. Itch, to me, is not the verb. Some people think ...
01:00, 05/10/2019

Iranian minister: OPEC 'likely to collapse' if Saudis boost oil production to make up for U.S. sanctions Tougher U.S. oil sanctions continue to tighten the screws on Iran, making room for other OPEC countries to pick up the slack and prompting Iran's oil minister to warn that the cartel is "likely to collapse."...
13:16, 05/03/2019

Texas lawmaker accuses doctor of backing vaccine 'mandates' to boost profits A Texas lawmaker and a pro-vaccine doctor got into a Twitter spat on Tuesday when the Republican representative accused the pediatrician of peddling “sorcery” and accused those defending science of being "typical leftist(s) trying to take credit for ...
03:00, 05/08/2019

Senator Warren offers military housing bill to boost inspections, transparency Senator Elizabeth Warren and other Democratic lawmakers on Friday proposed a bill that offers new protections for U.S. military families facing unsafe housing, following a series of Reuters reports revealing squalid conditions in privately managed ba...
09:16, 04/28/2019

£5bn cash boost helps Sadiq Khan narrowly reach homes target The number of affordable homes started in London has hit its highest level for eight years after the capital secured almost £5 billion funding from the Government....
05:48, 05/10/2019

Walking for weight loss: Three tips to help you boost calorie count and burn body fat WALKING is a great way to lose weight and improve overall health – here are three tips on how to boost calorie count and burn body fat for weight loss....
09:48, 05/19/2019

CEE MARKETS-Robust GDP data fail to boost currencies amid uncertain outlook The forint fell to its weakest since November on Wednesday after robust first-quarter economic data from Central Europe failed to ease concern over inflation in the region and growth in...
04:00, 05/15/2019

Walmart revenue, profit jump as online grocery sales provide boost Walmart's revenue and profit jumped as the company reported increased online sales and a strong performance in food, beverage and general merchandise.        ...
06:48, 05/16/2019

Some 300,000 Venezuelan children in Colombia need humanitarian assistance; UNICEF looks to boost response funding Without increased support, the health, education and well-being of at least 327,000 children from Venezuela living as migrants and refugees in Colombia will be in jeopardy, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) warned on Monday....
09:32, 04/29/2019

RPT-Wall St Week Ahead-Good news from China could boost materials shares Even as the lift from optimism over prospects for U.S.-China trade detente shows signs of wearing off for the wider U.S. stock market, upbeat sentiment around China's economy could bolster shares of materials companies....
13:16, 04/28/2019

Yemen's Houthis begin withdrawal from Hodeidah ports in boost to peace deal Yemen's Houthi movement on Saturday started withdrawing forces from Saleef port in Hodeidah under a U.N.-sponsored deal that had been stalled for months, a Reuters witness said, reviving hopes for peace efforts to end the four-year war....
07:00, 05/11/2019

Youth, indigenous peoples, migrants and refugees boost hope for human rights: Guterres People’s rights are under fire “in many parts of the globe,” UN Secretary-General António Guterres told the Human Rights Council on Monday, before insisting that he was not “losing hope”, thanks to the progress made by powerful grassroots movements f...
10:00, 04/28/2019

Health-conscious Britons boost alcohol-free drink sales to record high Sales of non-alcoholic beer, wine and spirits are at a record high in the UK with increasing numbers of London producers looking to make the most of the £100 million industry....
09:32, 05/13/2019

LeBron James’ I Promise School Receives a $1 Million Boost from Dick’s Sporting Goods The good news keeps coming for LeBron James’ groundbreaking I Promise School in his native Akron, Ohio. Following April reports that the school was already yielding incredible results in its first year, the NBA star surprised I Promise students by an...
23:00, 05/10/2019

Daily on Energy: Ernst lobbies Trump not to undercut ethanol boost with trade wars SIGN UP! If you’d like to continue receiving the Washington Examiner's Daily on Energy newsletter, SUBSCRIBE HERE: http://newsletters.washingtonexaminer.com/newsletter/daily-on-energy/...
17:48, 05/07/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-EM FX weak, Turkish central bank's outlook fails to boost lira Emerging market currencies dipped on Tuesday after soft Chinese data hit broad risk appetite towards developing world assets, while Turkey's lira dropped as comments from the central bank governor failed to whip up much investor confidence....
02:16, 04/30/2019

Tyson Foods beats second-quarter profit estimates, eyes boost from fatal hog virus Tyson Foods Inc projected on Monday that it could reap significant financial gains from an incurable hog disease spreading across Asia, after reporting quarterly profits above analysts' estimates....
11:32, 05/06/2019

Trump Lawyer Rudy Giuliani Openly Seeks Aid of Foreign Government — Ukraine — to Boost His Boss’ Re-Election Bid One would think with all the drama — and federal probes — surrounding whether Donald Trump and/or his cohorts colluded with Russia to interfere with the outcome of the 2016 presidential race, Team Trump would not want even the perception that it was ...
23:00, 05/10/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Global shares advance on data boost from U.S., China Global shares rose on Monday, aided by data showing profits at Chinese industrial firms grew for the first time in four months and a strong reading of U.S. first quarter growth data last week....
03:48, 04/29/2019

Rising gasoline prices and rents boost US consumer prices in March U.S. consumer prices increased by the most in more than a year in March, but underlying inflation remained benign against the backdrop of slowing domestic and global economic growth....
09:16, 04/28/2019

'The Good Doctor' star Hill Harper in Detroit to help boost your credit score Experian partners with actor and activist Hill Harper to promote new program to help those with limited credit histories improve their scores.        ...
09:48, 05/05/2019

Sky Broadband Boost is here to pursuade you to buy its broadband deals Sky has announced a new offer that aims to give its customers the fastest broadband speeds possible - and it's aptly named Sky Broadband Boost. Yup, this is a direct attack on BT Broadband and Virgin Media broadband and it might just work.Sky Br...
13:00, 05/17/2019

Before You Buy a Home, Think About What You'll Need Five Years From Now The standard homebuying advice is “only buy as much home as you need.” Makes sense, right? If a newly married couple is shopping for their first home, for example, a two-bedroom bungalow might be a smarter choice than a four-bedroom ranch house....
13:32, 05/08/2019

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

CDC: Measles cases in U.S. the most in 25 years There have been more than 700 reported measles cases in the United States this year -- the highest mark in a quarter-century, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Monday....
10:16, 04/29/2019

I was taken into care at two years old – what really happened? The aftershocks of growing up poor affect me every day. I set out to solve the puzzle of my early yearsWhen I was a few months old, my father came to see me. We met up in a cafe in Aberdeen. It was winter. My mum often described the scene, how I was ...
09:00, 05/04/2019

Memorable Met Gala looks through the years The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City has hosted a gala every year since 1948 to premiere the Costume Institute's annual exhibit. Here's a look back at memorable Met Gala looks through the years....
08:48, 05/03/2019

How the Galaxy S has changed through the years From the first 4-inch Galaxy S in 2010 to 2019's 6.7-inch Galaxy S10 5G, Samsung's flagship has changed a lot over the years.        ...
10:32, 04/28/2019

We’re 24 years apart and crazy in love After city planner Lorena Matarrita started a new job a few years ago, her boss casually asked about a photograph she had on her desk. “That’s your dad, right?” he said. Matarrita, now 33, blushed with embarrassment. The man in the picture was her bo...
07:32, 05/02/2019

Ex-ETA leader arrested after 16 years on run The former political leader of the Basque separatist group ETA has been arrested in France after more than 16 years on the run, Spanish officials said Thursday....
04:48, 05/16/2019

1,550 years ago, someone ate a rattlesnake whole—and we have poo to prove it An example of Crotalus atrox, aka western diamondback rattlesnake. (credit: Wikipedia) Sometime around 450 CE in the Chihuahuan Desert, one brave soul ate a whole rattlesnake raw. If you think that takes guts, imagine passing an 11mm (0.43 inch) fa...
04:48, 05/02/2019

Larry King through the years The former CNN talk-show host (and USA TODAY columnist) has been married eight times, to seven women, and faced several health scares.        ...
16:00, 04/29/2019

Man exonerated after 45 years will get $1.5M from Michigan A Michigan man who spent 45 years in prison before he was exonerated of murder will receive $1.5 million from the state, the attorney general's office said Friday....
16:00, 05/17/2019

Dr. Ruth Westheimer through the years Dr. Ruth Westheimer gets the celebrity documentary treatment in "Ask Dr. Ruth." Click through for more photos of America's most celebrated sex guru.        ...
07:16, 05/08/2019

Spain Is Going to the Polls for the Third Time in Four Years. Here’s What to Know Spain goes to the polls Sunday for its third general election in four years, as socialist Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez tries to break the political deadlock that has gripped his country and left him unable to govern. Over the last five years,...
10:16, 04/28/2019

Porsche Celebrates 10 Years Of The Panamera Of course, there was a second generation to be made that it made its world debut on June 28, 2016. The development involved multiple streams: in addition to the Gran Turismo with a standard and......
06:48, 04/29/2019

What Joe Biden Has Said About Anita Hill Over the Years Mr. Biden said this week that he takes “responsibility” for the way Ms. Hill was treated when she testified in the 1991 hearings for Justice Clarence Thomas....
16:00, 04/30/2019

Plants vs Zombies Is Ten Years Old, So Here's A Look At Where It All Began One of the main reasons I run Fine Art every night is that I’m fascinated by the earliest origins of the characters and worlds that we love. And it doesn’t get much earlier than these sketches laying down the foundations of classic tower defence game...
17:48, 05/05/2019

Man wins $167,407 after following same lotto routine for 30 years A Michigan man who has stuck to the same lottery playing routine for the past 30 years had his habits finally pay off when he won a $167,407 jackpot....
14:48, 05/14/2019

Google Shows First Cracks in Years Google’s once-untouchable online-advertising operation took a body blow, hurt by mounting competition and struggles within its increasingly high-profile YouTube unit....
16:48, 04/29/2019

Europe: 10 Years After Lehman: What’s Changed? European Financial Forecast editor Brian Whitmer touches on why today’s European financial markets are “180 degrees different” than they were 10 years ago, before the financial crisis....
10:48, 05/01/2019

5 Takeaways From 10 Years of Trump Tax Figures The Times obtained details from a decade of the president’s tax returns, revealing $1.17 billion in business losses. Here’s what else the numbers show....
22:48, 05/07/2019

Seven years of Syria’s health tragedy After seven years of conflict in Syria, WHO has renewed its call for the protection of health workers and for immediate access to besieged populations. Attacks on the health sector have continued at an alarming level in the past year. The 67 verifie...
14:32, 04/28/2019

Facebook Is Getting Its Biggest Redesign in Years. Here’s What to Know (Bloomberg) — Facebook Inc. unveiled updates to the Groups feature of its main social network, doubling down on a successful but controversial part of the big blue app — and another sign that Facebook is moving toward more private, intima...
12:48, 04/30/2019

Oklahoma mayor has seen eight tornadoes in 20 years Moore, Okla., Mayor Glenn Lewis is resigned to his area of expertise. He has been the city's mayor for 25 years, a span during which his city has experienced eight tornadoes, including four rated EF4 or higher....
12:00, 05/03/2019

U.S. unemployment in April lowest in 50 years The United States added 263,000 jobs in April, while the unemployment rate declined to 3.6 percent, the lowest since 1969, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported....
12:00, 05/03/2019

Pakistan To Get $6 Billion From IMF Over Next Three Years: Official Pakistan will get $6 billion from the IMF over the next three years to meet its foreign debt obligations, the country's advisor on finance said on state television after an signing the agreement....
12:32, 05/12/2019

60 years on, 'Catch-22' lands on TV in new age of absurdity Joseph Heller's 1961 novel "Catch-22" was set in World War Two, but the makers of the first television adaptation believe its satirical take on the insanity of war is just as relevant in today's age of anxiety....
06:32, 05/14/2019

NBC bets on comedy next year, ‘This Is Us” for years to come NEW YORK (AP) — NBC is betting big on comedies for its upcoming fall television schedule. The network announced Sunday that it is adding four new sitcoms to its lineup for 2019-20, with stars including Kenan Thompson of “Saturday Night LiveR...
04:32, 05/13/2019

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

Neanderthals may have breastfed their young for more than two years An analysis of 250,000-year-old Neanderthal teeth suggests that these ancient humans nursed their young for two and a half years - about the same time as modern humans in traditional societies...
09:48, 04/28/2019

Judge sentences would-be bar bomber to 16 years A federal judge handed an Illinois man a 16-year prison sentence for trying to kill hundreds of people by detonating what he thought was a car bomb outside a Chicago bar in 2012, saying she factored in his mental health in imposing the sentence. (May...
18:00, 05/06/2019

Foragers may have settled in the Amazon 10,000 years ago Human burial sites and evidence of hunting, foraging and a cooking hearth reveal that foragers lived in the Amazon thousands of years earlier than we thought...
09:48, 04/28/2019

BMW launches limited-run M5 Edition 35 Years BMW M5 Edition 35 Years Anniversary version of 616bhp M5 Competition super saloon gets exclusive trim and design features BMW will celebrate 35 years of its M5 super saloon with a limited-run reworking of the 616bhp M5 Competition. The BMW M5 Edit...
06:00, 05/17/2019

Limited-run BMW M5 Edition 35 Years announced News 17 May, 2019 To celebrate the 35th anniversary of the BMW M5, the German brand has released a new special edition model, limited to just 350 units...
12:00, 05/17/2019

Storm could be India's strongest in 5 years India is preparing for the strongest landfalling tropical cyclone in nearly five years, as Tropical Cyclone Fani moves up the east coast of the subcontinent....
02:16, 05/02/2019

2 men charged in years of sex abuses at German campsite BERLIN (AP) — German authorities say they have charged two men for allegedly being involved in sexually abusing children at a campsite for years. Detmold prosecutors said Friday that a 56-year-old suspect identified only as AV was charged with nearly...
08:00, 05/17/2019

'Earthworm Jim' returns after 20 years as an Intellivision exclusive It's been 20 years since there was a genuinely new Earthworm Jim game, and longer still since the original team was involved. However, the gang is coming back -- if you're willing to take a chance on a retro console. Intellivision Entertain...
08:16, 05/01/2019

What We've Learned About Target-Date Funds, 10 Years Later A decade after target-date funds were damaged during the financial crisis, they have re-emerged bigger than ever as retirement investments. But they still have vulnerabilities....
20:16, 05/05/2019

Former CIA officer jailed for 20 years for spying for China A former spy for the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency was sentenced on Friday to 20 years in prison after being convicted on charges of conspiring to transmit U.S. defense secrets to China, the Justice Department said....
15:48, 05/17/2019

Apple Music has gotten a lot better in the last couple years — especially if you know these tricks Here are some tips and tricks to get the most out of Apple Music, including how to listen to friends' playlists, search for songs by lyrics and more....
09:32, 05/03/2019

4 Your Health: Birth rates lowest in U.S. in 32 years New government data shows there were roughly 3.7 million births in 2018. According to the Centers For Disease Control, that is the lowest total in 32 years. This year’s total is down two percent from last year. The number of teen births continu...
00:48, 05/16/2019

Switch Outsells PS4 In Japan Despite Launching Three Years Later In just over two years, the Nintendo Switch has sold 8,125,637 units in Japan, according to the latest sales figures reported by Famitsu. That puts it above the current lifetime total of 8,077,756‬ for the PS4....
14:16, 05/15/2019

Mangled van removed from Mount Lemmon, 19 years later MOUNT LEMMON, Ariz. – After 19 years sitting in a canyon off Catalina Highway, the mangled wreckage of a rusted van has finally been removed. Manuel Montijo drove the van off a cliff in 2000. His wife, Jenny said the remnants of the vehicle are...
18:00, 05/02/2019

Pete Buttigieg releases 10 years of tax returns Pete Buttigieg released 10 years of tax returns on Tuesday that show the mayor of South Bend, Indiana, is among the lowest earning Democrats in the 2020 field....
08:48, 05/01/2019

Vegetative state: Years of minimal consciousness For 27 years, Munira Abdulla was in a vegetative state — not to be confused with a coma! DW explains the difference and what patients in a vegetative state are actually aware of....
11:48, 05/01/2019

Rammstein releases first studio album in 10 years The German band Rammstein has finally put out a new album. If the songs on the self-titled album are any indication, the musicians seem to have become political, though no less controversial. Not all fans are pleased....
01:16, 05/18/2019

Two retired PCSD detectives reunite after many years TUCSON – Earlier in the week, News 4 Tucson did a story on a man named Sergeant John Rock. Sgt. Rock is the oldest retired deputy with the Pima County Sheriff’s Department (PCSD). After the story ran, News 4 Tucson got a call to the newsr...
18:00, 05/02/2019

StarCraft II goes free-to-play seven years after launch Enlarge If you've been zealously guarding your money since 2010, waiting for the day StarCraft II would finally be cheap enough to try out, you're in luck. At Blizzcon over the weekend, Blizzard announced the game would be transitioning to a free-...
06:32, 05/02/2019

John Daly Is Still Driving, at the Tee and Wheel, After All These Years Daly, granted a waiver to be the second golfer ever to use a cart to get around at a major championship, got a hero’s welcome at the P.G.A. Championship....
18:48, 05/16/2019

Would-be NYC subway bomber turned informant gets 10 years A former al Qaeda recruit who plotted to bomb New York City's subway system was sentenced to 10 years in prison on Thursday, nearly a decade after he pleaded guilty and became one of the U.S. government's most valuable counterterrorism informants....
14:32, 05/02/2019

Man uses same lottery numbers for 10 years, finally wins $100,000 A Michigan man who has been playing the same set of lottery numbers for 10 years said he finally won a $100,000 jackpot -- while he was out of the country....
14:48, 05/16/2019

Tyler, the Creator forced to cancel first UK gig in four years The rapper, banned from entering the country in 2015, said impromptu London show got ‘too rowdy’The US rapper Tyler, the Creator, returned to the UK on Saturday, four years after he was banned from entering the country, only to see his impromptu gig ...
17:48, 05/18/2019

Airlines should eliminate single-use plastics in five years: Hi Fly CEO Airlines should get ahead of regulators by voluntarily eliminating single-use plastic within five years, the chief executive of Portuguese charter Hi Fly said, ahead of a Thursday forum on replacements for plastics on commercial flights....
03:32, 05/16/2019

US, China trade conflict was 20 years in the making WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S.-China trade blowup was a long time coming. And it won’t be easily resolved, not even if U.S. and Chinese negotiators reach a truce in the next few weeks. The Trump administration raised tariffs on $200 billion in Chin...
13:16, 05/15/2019

'Shop Contest: Happy 10 Years Stephen This month marks Editor-in-Chief Stephen Totilo’s 10th anniversary at Kotaku. A whole decade! Wow! In honor of this milestone, let’s take a look back at one of his most famous photos and see what fun we can have with it!...
12:32, 05/12/2019

Driver sentenced to 30 years in fatal wreck MANCHESTER, Ky. (AP) — A driver accused of killing a pregnant woman and three other people while on drugs in Kentucky has been sentenced to 30 years in prison. WYMT-TV reports a judge handed down the sentence on Monday for Jason Gibso...
09:48, 05/07/2019

Oklahoma ex-oil executive sentenced to 6 years in prison OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A former oil company executive in Oklahoma has been sentenced to six years in prison for wire fraud and money laundering. Federal prosecutors say Kevin Wieck of Cromwell was sentenced Monday to 72 months after being convicted in ...
10:16, 05/07/2019

One of our favorite ST: The Next Generation episodes aired 31 years ago This article contains spoilers about an episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation that aired 29 years ago today. That's outside the statute of limitations as far as we're concerned. Also, Lee Hutchinson did a great job with the image captions in th...
10:32, 05/09/2019

100 years on: the picture that changed our view of the universe Arthur Eddington’s photograph of the 1919 solar eclipse proved Einstein right and ushered in a century where gravity was kingA hundred years ago this month, the British astronomer Arthur Eddington arrived at the remote west African island of Príncipe...
02:32, 05/12/2019

EA Access comes to PlayStation 4 nearly 5 years after debuting on Xbox One Electronic Arts said today it's adding the PlayStation 4 to its EA Access subscription program. It'll cost $5 a month (or $30 a year) and starts in July.Read More...
12:00, 05/07/2019

'Cyber flashers' in Singapore could now get two years in prison Singapore has criminalized the sending of unsolicited intimate images, or "cyber flashing," as part of a major crackdown on sexual harassment online....
12:48, 05/07/2019

Facebook’s FTC settlement could include 20 years of oversight Facebook is headed toward an agreement with the U.S. government over its privacy policies and practices that would put it under 20 years of oversight.Read More...
01:32, 05/14/2019

Incidents of fly-tipping in England jump by almost 40% in six years LGA says councils struggling to tackle problem amid budget cuts and lenient sentencingThe illegal dumping of waste across England has increased by nearly 40% in six years.Local councils are struggling to tackle escalating fly-tipping as their budgets...
01:00, 05/11/2019

Donald Trump Somehow Lost $1 Billion in Ten Years We all know that our president is a terrible businessman, but information about his federal income tax returns obtained by the New York Times showss that he is even worse than previously thought. Between the years of 1985 and 1994, Trump lost an asto...
19:32, 05/07/2019

Ex-Autonomy CFO sentenced in US to 5 years prison over HP fraud The former chief financial officer of British software company Autonomy was sentenced on Monday to five years in prison, after a U.S. jury found him guilty of fraud over the $11.1 billion sale of the company in 2011 to Hewlett-Packard....
15:16, 05/13/2019

150 years ago, the day America started a grand party — too soon Americans were on pins and needles exactly 150 years ago. They gathered at train stations and outside newspaper offices eagerly awaiting word that a modern marvel was now a reality. They’d followed developments closely as two railroads raced each oth...
21:48, 05/09/2019

Britain Just Went a Week Without Coal For the First Time in 137 Years Coal may have helped birth the Industrial Revolution in Britain, but the nation is working hard to leave it behind. And it just hit a big milestone: This marks the first time since 1882 that Britain has run a week without coal.Read more......
12:48, 05/08/2019

Cards sign No. 1 pick Murray to 4 years, $35M Saying this is "just the beginning," No. 1 overall pick Kyler Murray signed a four-year deal with the Cardinals worth about $35 million, the team announced....
18:16, 05/09/2019

Man who was exonerated of murder after 16 years in prison will soon be a lawyer He was convicted at 17 of a rape and murder he didn't commit. He was exonerated at 32. Now, at 45, Jeffrey Deskovic is graduating law school.        ...
17:32, 05/09/2019

Apple wants you to use your iPhone for three years… then 'do one last great thing with it' Apple's latest ad encourages users to do their part for the planet and trade in their old iPhone after they are done with it. But how much of this is related to the environment, and how much is Apple crassly tugging at user's heartstrings in order to...
16:16, 05/09/2019

Fake German heiress gets 4-12 years behind bars A judge has sentenced the fake German heiress Anna Sorokin to four to 12 years behind bars for defrauding New York banks and hotels. Judge Diane Kiesel says she was "stunned by the depth of the defendant's deception." (May 9)    ...
16:00, 05/09/2019

Pakistan agrees to 13th bailout in 30 years from the IMF Pakistan will receive around $6 billion in a bailout from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) it was announced Sunday, the thirteenth time the South Asian country has received financing from the IMF in 30 years....
01:32, 05/13/2019

Man gets 4-plus years in counterfeit sporting tickets case PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Federal prosecutors in Philadelphia say a man has been sentenced to more than four years in prison in the sale of counterfeit tickets to sporting events, including the Super Bowl. Prosecutors said 45-year-old Eugene Smith of Litho...
16:48, 05/06/2019

Kompany: For 15 years midfielders told me ‘Don’t shoot!’ "Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany revelled in his remarkable match-winning goal which left the club on the brink of defending their Premier League title, and dismissed suggestions he could retire at the end of the season."...
16:32, 05/06/2019

| New York policeman tried five years after black man's death Five years after an African American father of six died after being apparently held in an illegal police chokehold, a video of which triggered the Black Lives Matter Movement, a disciplinary trial of the policeman accused of killing him got under way...
02:32, 05/14/2019

Beltre missing baseball less than he thought after 21 years DALLAS (AP) — Adrian Beltre isn’t missing baseball as much as he thought he would when he retired after 21 seasons and 3,166 hits. The former Texas Rangers third baseman says he’s still at peace with the announcement he made last November...
12:48, 05/15/2019

Did we split from Neanderthals 400,000 years earlier than we thought? An analysis of fossil teeth suggests that the shared ancestor of modern humans and our Neanderthal cousins may have lived more than 800,000 years ago...
12:00, 05/15/2019

Alabama abortion bill: What happens next for most restrictive ban in US in 40 years? The Alabama Senate has passed a near-total ban on abortions. Here's everything you need to about the bill and where it's headed next.        ...
11:32, 05/15/2019

Newlywed who vanished at sea declared dead two years later WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — A judge has declared a missing Florida newlywed dead, almost two years to the day she disappeared while honeymooning in the Bahamas with her husband. Palm Beach County Circuit Court Judge Scott Suskauer’s May 9th order d...
06:16, 05/15/2019

Man freed from prison after 30 years charged again with rape LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts man who spent three decades in prison for a rape he says he did not commit before being freed in 2016 is now accused by police of raping a woman in January. The Republican newspaper reports 50-year-old George Pe...
13:32, 05/04/2019

Thailand crowns king for first time in 69 years The Saturday coronation of Maha Varijiralongkorn is the first time anyone has sat on the throne since his father, King Bhumibol Adulyadej, died in 2016...
16:16, 05/04/2019

It’s taken me years to get comfortable saying this: I'm a gay footballer | Andy Brennan After ruminating over this decision for so many years and being entirely unsure about myself, I couldn’t be happierFirstly, it is really important for me to say that the main reason I am doing this is to make me feel most comfortable in who I am. It ...
05:16, 05/15/2019

All the Baby Names Kim Kardashian Has Nixed Over the Years Kim Kardashian and Kanye West recently welcomed their fourth child, and have yet to reveal the name of their newborn son. The couple's baby was born via surrogate, like his 1-year-old......
12:48, 05/10/2019

Sudan transition to last three years: military council Sudan's Transitional Military Council agreed with the Declaration of Freedom and Change Forces opposition alliance that the country's transition period will last three years, a TMC member said on Wednesday....
16:16, 05/14/2019

See Blake Lively's Most Iconic Met Gala Looks Over the Years Blake Lively has become a style icon over the years, turning heads in jaw-dropping outfits. When she's not dazzling audiences on the screen, the Gossip Girl alum is inspiring......
10:48, 05/05/2019

After three years away, Roger Federer returns to clay Having skipped the clay circuit the past two years, Roger Federer is back on the surface this week in Madrid in preparation for something bigger: the French Open....
08:00, 05/06/2019

Man charged in son’s death 20 years after remains found HILLSBOROUGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man has been indicted on a murder charge decades after his son’s skeletal remains were found under a highway billboard. News outlets report 57-year-old John Russell Whitt was also indicted Monday on a ...
07:00, 05/14/2019

40 years of the laptop: how mobile PCs changed the world Main image: The IBM ThinkPad 700 series first appeared in 1992If you own a PC there’s a very good chance it's a lightweight and portable laptop, rather than a big and bulky desktop. Those rectangular boxes that are tethered to your desk h...
10:48, 05/06/2019

Venezuela announces end to exchange controls after 16 years CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela has announced the lifting of foreign exchange controls on banks for the first time in 16 years, but some observers are skeptical the measure will do much to lift the shrinking economy. Few people lined up at money ...
17:16, 05/13/2019

50% of businesses fail in their first 5 years. What’s the secret for those that survive? An entrepreneur's technology infrastructure is now vital, especially at launch, when the technology foundation needs to be laid with an eye on the future.Read More...
11:48, 05/13/2019

Judge sentences would-be Chicago bar bomber to 16 years A federal judge on Monday handed an Illinois man a 16-year prison sentence for trying to kill hundreds of people by detonating a car bomb outside a Chicago bar in 2012, saying she factored in his mental health in imposing a sentence much lower than p...
15:16, 05/06/2019

Kenyan: UK man jailed for 4 years for explosive possession A Kenyan court has jailed a British national believed to be part of an extremist cell to four years in prison for possession of bomb-making material....
11:32, 05/09/2019

Dead could outnumber living on Facebook in 50 years The number of dead people on Facebook may outnumber the living within 50 years, according to an extreme-case analysis by academics from the University of Oxford....
11:16, 04/29/2019

Xi Praises a Student Protest in China. From 100 Years Ago. The Chinese leader marked the historic May 4 protest against Western colonialism. But under his brand of authoritarianism, even a demonstration from a century ago is tricky....
22:00, 04/29/2019

From the archives: 30 years ago, a nascent 'Internet' was under attack A software worm invaded a supernetwork of computers and sparked a scare. Our report at the time heralded the rise of hacking and the importance of cybersecurity...
10:00, 04/28/2019

27 years later, woman wakes up from comatose state A woman in the United Arab Emirates has woken up after 27 years of being in a comatose state. Veuer's Sam Berman has the full story.        ...
10:00, 04/28/2019

50 Years of Private Banking - A Special Report Euromoney Magazine has charted the birth, growth and maturity of the global private banking industry over 50 years. This special report is the distilled essence of five decades of innovation and change. We look at how private banking has evolved, and...
10:48, 04/28/2019

After years as the NBA playoffs’ JV bracket, the sun is rising in the East All four of the conference’s remaining teams are capable of winning it all, but each carries a measure of uncertainty and urgency that will ratchet up the drama....
10:16, 04/28/2019

Mars Science Lab launch delayed two years NASA's launch of the Mars Science Laboratory -- hampered by technical difficulties and cost overruns -- has been delayed until the fall of 2011, NASA officials said at a news conference Thursday in Washington....
16:48, 04/28/2019

German driver service Blacklane will IPO in the next three years: CEO German driver service Blacklane is planning an initial public offering in the next three years, its chief executive Jens Wohitorf told Reuters on Monday....
05:48, 04/29/2019

Spurs' Ginobili retires after 16 years in league "Aug 27 (Reuters) - San Antonio Spurs basketball star Manu Ginobili is retiring after 16 years in the National Basketball Association, the Argentine guard said on Monday."...
05:10, 05/01/2019

Report: U.S. economy grows 3.2 percent, best in 6 years The growth of the U.S. economy in the first quarter beat analyst predictions and recorded its best performance in six years, according to government figures released Friday....
10:32, 04/28/2019

Man convicted in kidnapping, murder of Menachem Stark gets 15 years One of the men convicted for his role in the fatally botched kidnapping of a notorious Brooklyn landlord wept in court Wednesday as he apologized to the victim’s family before he was sentenced to 15 years to life in prison. “I wish I coul...
13:00, 05/02/2019

Landon Collins plans to take heartbreak out on Giants for years Landon Collins leaves the Giants with a broken heart and some extra incentive. “I’ve got a lot of motivation for the next six years,” Collins, who signed a six-year, $84 million contract with the Redskins this offseason, told NJ.com. Collins said it ...
17:48, 05/09/2019

US Man Faces 140 Years In Prison For Threatening To Kill Trump, Others A Connecticut man has been indicted after prosecutors say he threatened to kill US President Donald Trump and sent others bomb threats and mail containing suspicious white powder, according to court......
22:16, 05/12/2019

Modern lifestyles shaped our evolution only a few thousand years ago Two new studies reveal recent evolutionary changes in Europe and East Asia, suggesting that modern living can change our immune systems and metabolism...
09:48, 04/28/2019

A history of Webster Hall’s 133 years of rocking New York If halls could talk, this one would scream. Webster Hall is making its triumphant return to the New York music scene, but few fans know this East Village spot’s long history. Dating back to 1886, this hallowed space housed everyone from suffragettes ...
08:32, 05/02/2019

Prosecutor requests 20 years in jail for ex-Peru president Prosecutors in Peru alleged Tuesday that they have gathered overwhelming evidence implicating ex-President Ollanta Humala in Latin America’s biggest graft scandal and will seek a 20-year sentence for the former head of state...
13:48, 05/07/2019

Sony offers EA Access to PS4 owners, 5 years after the Xbox One Electronic Arts today revealed it’d be offering EA Access, its game subscription service, for PS4 owners. For Sony’s fans, this means the console gets the service five years after its competitor, the Xbox One. Between this and its other concessions t...
20:32, 05/07/2019

New Scientist 50 years ago: The first test-tube babies, sort of It was still 10 years before IVF would be used successfully in humans – and that wasn’t on our radar when we reported on the first lab conceptions using mice...
09:48, 04/28/2019

Majority of Europeans think the EU will fall apart within 20 years, study finds Research published this week showed that levels of support for membership of the European Union are high – but so is pessimism about the future of the bloc....
08:48, 05/17/2019

EA Access is finally coming to PS4 after years of Xbox exclusivity PlayStation 4 players will soon be able to grab their DualShock controllers and sign up for Electronic Arts’ game subscription service that lets subscribers do everything from play new titles early, play as much as you want from a big library o...
20:00, 05/07/2019

Alarm as ice loss from Antarctica triples in the past five years The loss of Antarctica’s ice has been accelerating ominously since 2012, and could lead to big rises in sea level if the rate of loss keeps increasing...
12:32, 04/28/2019

5 years later, officer faces reckoning for chokehold death The deadly confrontation five summers ago flickers in Gwen Carr's mind, competing for attention with warm, happy memories of her late son Eric Garner's life....
08:32, 05/12/2019

US War Pilot, Shot Down In Iraq 15 Years Ago, Returns As Senator Tammy Duckworth, the helicopter pilot who lost her legs when she was shot down over Iraq 15 years ago, returned to the country for the first time this week as a US senator, her office said Friday....
15:32, 04/28/2019

Africans may have crossed the Strait of Gibraltar 4000 years ago Genetic analysis suggests ancient people from sub-Saharan Africa may have crossed the Strait of Gibraltar into Spain 1300 years earlier than we thought...
09:48, 04/28/2019

Iran says it has sentenced Iranian woman to 10 years for spying for UK Iran said on Monday it had sentenced an Iranian woman to 10 years prison for spying for Britain, as tension rises between Tehran and some Western countries over its nuclear and missile programs....
04:00, 05/13/2019

The first Americans had pet dogs 1000 years earlier than thought There were domestic dogs in North America 10,200 years ago, according to a re-examination of an ancient dog skeleton that looks like a small English setter...
12:32, 04/28/2019

Sudanese women at forefront of protests after years of oppression Mervat al-Neel was one of the many women whose protests helped bring down Sudanese autocrat Omar Hassan al-Bashir. Now she is standing up to the generals who replaced him....
05:16, 04/30/2019

US, Russia seek better ties after years of diplomatic crises Senior officials have called for an overhaul of US-Russia ties, saying a more "constructive model" is necessary. Experts say attempts to normalize the often tense relationship will prove difficult, if it's even possible....
10:48, 05/14/2019

'It’s been killing us for 50 years': residents on living in Cancer Town Reserve, Louisiana, has a higher risk of cancer than anywhere in America – a hazard residents must face every day. We hear their storiesThe small town of Reserve sits 30 miles from New Orleans in Louisiana. Home to just under 10,000 residents, it is ...
11:16, 05/07/2019

NASA was sold faulty rocket parts for almost 20 years When the launch of NASA's Orbiting Carbon Observatory and Glory missions failed in 2009 and 2011, the agency said it was because their launch vehicle malfunctioned. The clamshell structure (called fairing) encapsulating the satellites as they tr...
02:16, 05/01/2019

Emperor Akihito becomes first Japanese monarch to abdicate in 200 years Japan's Emperor Akihito formally abdicated Tuesday during a historic ceremony in Tokyo, becoming the country's first monarch to step down from the Chrysanthemum Throne in two centuries....
02:23, 04/30/2019

Macron’s pledge to rebuild Notre Dame in five years may be possible Many have expressed dismay at the “loss” of Notre Dame following Monday’s fire, but thankfully most of the building is still intact thanks to its clever design...
09:48, 04/28/2019

Woman meets daughter 70 years after giving her up for adoption A 90-year-old Louisiana woman who put her newborn up for adoption more than 70 years ago has been reunited with her daughter thanks to a DNA test. Elizabeth Pullen of Lafayette said she never thought she would see her daughter again after giving her ...
15:16, 05/17/2019

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

Ex-pastor who raped adopted daughter receives 12 years KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — A former pastor who repeatedly raped his adopted teenage daughter has been given an effective 12 year prison sentence. The Knoxville News Sentinel reports prosecutors sought the maximum term of 72 years behind bars. The judge cited...
02:32, 05/13/2019

China Stocks Fall Most In Over 3 Years On Tariff Threats The blue-chip CSI300 index and the Shanghai Composite Index both tumbled more than 5 per cent, posting their steepest single-day drop since February 2016...
03:48, 05/06/2019

These Samples Of Moon Rock Have Waited 50 Years For This Moment Neil Armstrong needed to pick up rocks - as many as he could carry, as interesting as he could find. The material he collected would constitute humanity's first samples taken from another world....
22:16, 05/12/2019

Mario Andretti relives his sole Indy 500 win 50 years later SportsPulse: Racing legend Mario Andretti looks back on one of the greatest accomplishments of his incredible career: winning the 1969 Indy 500.        ...
10:00, 05/02/2019

After 36 years, DNA evidence and genealogy help to ID a murder victim and her killer DNA evidence helped detectives to identify Mary Silvani. Her killer was much more difficult to find.        ...
19:16, 05/11/2019

India Just Posted The Worst Car Sales Data In Eight Years Passenger vehicle sales in April fell 17.1 per cent to 247,541 units from a year earlier, data released by the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers showed...
06:48, 05/13/2019

Woman in China sentenced to four years for slapping bus driver An unruly passenger who reached out and slapped a bus driver in a southern Chinese city has been sentenced to four years in prison, according to Chinese media....
12:00, 05/10/2019

'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

More weapons found in Delaware prison 2 years after riot More than two years after a fatal riot, investigators have found more homemade weapons in a building at Delaware's maximum-security prison where a guard was killed and other staffers taken hostage....
17:48, 05/07/2019

House Democrat subpoenas six years of Trump tax returns Committee chair Richard Neal says treasury secretary and IRS commissioner must provide documents by 17 MayA top House Democrat on Friday issued subpoenas for six years of Donald Trump’s tax returns, giving the treasury secretary, Steven Mnuchin, and ...
22:32, 05/10/2019

Formula One racing returns to Netherlands for the first time in 35 years • Dutch Grand Prix will be on Formula One calendar next season• Max Verstappen’s rise has encouraged F1 to strike a dealFormula One is returning to the Netherlands for the first time in 35 years after announcing the Dutch Grand Prix will be on the ca...
06:00, 05/14/2019

US Coach Gets 180 Years In Prison For Sexually Exploiting Over 400 Boys Saying that an AAU basketball coach in Iowa "exploited, manipulated and abused children for almost two decades," a judge sentenced him to 180 years in prison Thursday. Greg Stephen, 43, had pleaded......
04:16, 05/04/2019

Flint water scandal's special prosecutor out after 3 years A special prosecutor who spent three years leading a criminal investigation of the Flint water scandal has been fired, officials announced Monday, apparently part of the fallout from the recent discovery of 23 boxes of records in the basement of a st...
16:16, 04/29/2019

Comcast to sell its stake in Hulu to Disney in five years Comcast has agreed to sell its stake in Hulu in five years to Disney and give up its voting rights immediately, according to a statement.        ...
07:48, 05/14/2019

A Leader of the Basque Militant Group ETA Has Been Arrested After 17 Years on the Run (SALLANCHES, France) — A longtime chief of the Basque militant separatist group ETA was arrested Thursday in a French Alps town after being on the run for 17 years, Spanish authorities said, proudly announcing the capture of a man accused of cr...
19:48, 05/16/2019

US YouTube Celebrity Gets 10 Years In Jail For Child Pornography A YouTube musical celebrity was sentenced on Friday in a Chicago courtroom to 10 years in prison for enticing girls as young as 14 to produce sexually explicit videos of themselves....
00:48, 05/04/2019

Goldman Sachs makes biggest acquisition in 20 years Goldman Sachs just made its first M&A splash of the David Solomon era, scooping up United Capital in a bid to beef up its wealth-management business....
23:00, 05/16/2019

Britain’s hedgehog population has fallen 66 per cent in 20 years Britain only has 58 wild mammal species to start with, and many have declined sharply in number since 1995 – with hedgehogs suffering a particularly severe fall...
12:32, 04/28/2019

Florida man returns chunk of Stonehenge he swiped 60 years ago He didn’t have a heart of stone after all. A 90-year-old Florida man has returned a missing chunk of Britain’s prehistoric Stonehenge — more than 60 years after he swiped it. Brit-born Robert Phillips took a 42-inch-long piece of one of t...
18:00, 05/10/2019

Japanese Emperor Akihito on Tuesday will be the first to abdicate in 200 years Japan's 85-year-old Emperor Akihito ends his three-decade reign on Tuesday when he abdicates to his son Crown Prince Naruhito.        ...
07:48, 04/29/2019

German chauffeur service Blacklane plans IPO within three years German chauffeur service Blacklane is planning an initial public offering (IPO) in the next three years, its chief executive told Reuters, as it strives to build its position in the fast-growing premium taxi market....
09:48, 04/29/2019

From Eric the robot to Dorothy’s slippers: 10 years of Kickstarter A decade on from the birth of the crowdfunding platform, Tim Adams talks to cofounder Perry Chen and looks back at some of its greatest campaignsThe idea of Kickstarter first formed in the mind of Perry Chen in 2001. A native New Yorker, Chen was 25,...
09:00, 05/04/2019

UK jobless rate falls to its lowest level in 45 years LONDON (AP) — Official figures show that Britain’s unemployment rate has fallen to its lowest level in 45 years, though wage growth softened slightly. The Office for National Statistics said Tuesday that the jobless rate in the three months to ...
07:00, 05/14/2019

Japan's emperor prays for peace in first abdication in 200 years Japanese Emperor Akihito, in his final remarks as his three-decade reign drew to a close on Tuesday, thanked the people for their support and expressed hope for a peaceful future....
03:16, 04/30/2019

In time for Ramadan, Iraqi TV drama returns after 7 years BAGHDAD (AP) — The arts are coming to life again in Baghdad, bringing with it a touch of hope and comfort as the country works to rebuild after 16 years of war. And after two decades abroad, two of Iraq’s leading actors have returned to take pa...
23:48, 05/04/2019

AS Roma's 'Beating Heart' De Rossi Moving On After 18 Years The 35-year-old former World Cup winning midfielder will play his final game at home against Parma on May 26, but will not be retiring from professional football....
04:32, 05/14/2019

Driverless cars are years away, but self-driving forklifts have arrived For several years, executives of tech and automobile companies have been promising that fully autonomous vehicles will soon become a common sights in streets and roads. But we’re well into 2019, and self-driving cars are still making stupid mistakes....
16:32, 05/16/2019

S&P 500 posts best four-month run in nearly nine years; Apple jumps after hours The S&P 500 eked out another record high close on Tuesday and capped its best four-month stretch in nearly nine years after a recent rally that helped to restore investors' belief in the decade-long bull run....
18:00, 04/30/2019

150 years ago, 12 men in Cincinnati took a chance on baseball and changed the world The Cincinnati Red Stockings did something brand new in 1869, and it worked, for a year. Now, a monument will honor that effort for all time.        ...
06:32, 05/03/2019

After More than 30 Years of Music, DJ Spinderella Says Salt-N-Pepa Fired Her After more than 30 years and countless hit records, DJ Spinderella has apparently been kicked out of Salt-N-Pepa. The legendary DJ announced the news on Instagram Thursday (May 2), stating she was fired via email back in January. This announcement of...
17:16, 05/04/2019

Kentucky doctor convicted of fraud sentenced to 5 years COVINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky doctor convicted of health care fraud has been sentenced to five years in prison and ordered to pay $1 million in restitution. The Daily Independent reports former cardiologist Richard Paulus appeared ...
07:32, 05/03/2019

Roll over, Beethoven! Jazzfest Bonn celebrates 10 years Audiences in Bonn can catch some of the world's greatest contemporary jazz performers. So how did the city of Beethoven come to host a jazz festival? Saxophonist Peter Materna shares the story and some favorite memories....
16:32, 05/16/2019

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

‘The Simpsons’ predicted this ‘Game of Thrones’ twist 2 years ago Nostradamus hasn’t got anything on America’s favorite animated family. “The Simpsons” correctly predicted how Sunday’s “Game of Thrones” episode would end — way back in 2017. Warning: Spoilers ahead for Seaso...
07:48, 05/14/2019

20 Years After Columbine, Schools Have Gotten Safer. But Fears Have Only Grown. The panic of mass shootings has ramped up efforts to secure schools. But anxieties remain high, even as federal data shows that schools are less violent....
10:00, 04/28/2019

Giorgio Armani toasts 10 years at his namesake restaurant While famed designer Giorgio Armani stays lean by sticking to an alcohol-free, veggie-based diet, he does allow himself to indulge when he drops by his NYC eatery, Armani Ristorante. “The risotto alla milanese, it’s my go-to. In the New York restaura...
08:48, 05/08/2019

Roma captain De Rossi to leave club after 18 years ROME (AP) — Roma captain Daniele De Rossi has surprisingly announced he is leaving his hometown club after 18 years. Roma made the announcement on its website, adding De Rossi will hold a news conference later Tuesday. The 35-year-old midfielder is e...
04:48, 05/14/2019

England-France: Channel Tunnel marks 25 years The Channel Tunnel, which connects southern England with northern France is marking its 25th anniversary. The world's longest undersea tunnel took some 200 years to build, with various changes and pauses along the way....
12:16, 05/04/2019

Man charged with staging murder of newlywed wife over 33 years ago A Maryland man has been charged in his wife’s murder — more than 30 years after cops mistakenly determined she was killed in a home invasion. John Joseph Norton of Catonsville was indicted on first-degree murder charges stemming from his ...
16:48, 05/07/2019

EIA sees fuel prices below 2018 average for the next two years U.S. retail fuel prices will drop this year and in 2020 from 2018, but in both cases higher than January levels due to mandated lower sulfur in marine fuel....
11:00, 04/28/2019

Iran sentences woman to 10 years for ‘spying’ for Britain Iran sentenced an Iranian woman to 10 years prison for spying for Britain, as tension rises between Tehran and some Western countries over its nuclear and missile programs....
09:32, 05/13/2019

Dyson Used a Heat Sink to Build a Light That Can Last for 60 Years Dyson Lightcycle is designed to adjusts its colour temperature and brightness in relation to your local daylight, "providing the right light for the right time of day."...
14:00, 05/08/2019

Ex-Autonomy CFO jailed for five years over Hewlett-Packard fraud Sushovan Hussain also fined $4m by US district judge over role of sale in British firm to Hewlett-PackardThe former chief financial officer of Autonomy has been jailed for five years, after a US jury found him guilty of fraud over the $11.1bn (£8.5bn...
18:32, 05/13/2019

U of A researchers: 5 to 10 years from implementing mosquito ‘birth control’ TUCSON- Researchers say they have invented a “birth control” for mosquitoes, and say they could implement the treatment as early as 2024. Dr. Roger Miesfeld at the University of Arizona has been working on the project with his team for mo...
05:16, 05/18/2019

'Tolkien' looks at early years of 'Lord of the Rings' writer J.R.R. Tolkien's fantastical world of hobbits, elves and orcs have won over fans around the world in the decades since "The Hobbit" and "The Lord of the Rings" stories were published....
17:16, 04/28/2019

The Only Full Scale Test of a Nuclear Missile Was 57 Years Ago More than half a century ago this week, the United States conducted its only farm-to-table nuclear missile test. The test, code-named “Frigate Bird,” involved the launch of a Polaris missile from a submarine carrying a live nuclear warhead. The missi...
04:48, 05/09/2019

South Africa: the state of the arts 25 years after apartheid South Africa's young democracy is viewed throughout the world as an exemplary pluralistic rainbow nation. But as the country approaches its most important elections in 25 years, does art imitate life?...
03:48, 05/08/2019

How to Forecast a "Years-Long Bear Market" in Commodities In this interview with Dana Weeks, Trader's Classroom editor Jeffrey Kennedy gives the big-picture details of an even bigger forecast in commodities ... back in 2011....
05:16, 05/01/2019

Oman suspends dividend tax for three years as of May 6 -market authority Oman's capital market authority (CMA) said on Wednesday it had suspended a 10% tax on dividends for three years as of May 6 to boost foreign investments....
09:16, 05/15/2019

50 years later, Ron Swoboda’s catch still symbol of Mets miracle This is about how an ordinary man can seize one extraordinary moment, as much as anything. The coming weeks and months will be a glorious celebration of the golden anniversary of the Mets’ golden summer, and all the wonderful memories forever attache...
18:16, 05/18/2019

ISIS Chief Refers To Sri Lanka In First Video In Five Years The Islamic State group's elusive chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has purportedly appeared for the first time in five years in a propaganda video released Monday by the jihadist organisation....
13:16, 04/29/2019

Bangladeshi, Who Mistakenly Crossed Over To India 23 Years Ago, To Return A Bangladeshi man with mental disabilities, who had crossed over to India accidentally over two decades ago, finally met his family in a jail in Assam's Tezpur on Sunday, officials said....
09:48, 05/19/2019

Protecting young people: 100 years of Save the Children Save the Children has been working to protect young people for a century now. To mark the anniversary, the organization is looking back at its founder as it faces new crises....
03:16, 05/19/2019

U.S. solar hits 2 million installations, will double in four years There are now more than 2 million solar installations in the United States, a milestone reached just three years after hitting the 1 million mark, an industry trade group said on Thursday....
09:00, 05/09/2019

Man sentenced to 16 years in prison for plot to blow up Chicago bar An Illinois man was sentenced on Monday to 16 years in prison for attempting to set off what he thought was a car bomb outside a downtown Chicago bar in 2012, a federal prosecutor said....
17:32, 05/06/2019

The Morning After: Android Auto's first full redesign in five years Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Morning! We're getting close to finding out what's up with the Galaxy Fold, but right now we're focused on the upcoming Android Auto redesign and Intel's Project Athena laptop plans. Also, do...
05:32, 05/09/2019

North Korea Says It’s Suffering Worst Drought In Nearly 40 Years (SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korea says it is suffering its worst drought in nearly four decades amid concern about a food crisis in the country. The official Korean Central News Agency said Wednesday that an average of 54.4 millimeters (2.1 in...
03:32, 05/15/2019

Meet the toddler-sized T-Rex cousin from 92 million years ago WASHINGTON — History’s most frightening dinosaur, the Tyrannosaurus rex, came from a long line of pipsqueaks. Scientists have identified a new cousin of the T-Rex as a dinosaur that only reached the 3-foot height of a toddler. If it stretched its duc...
16:48, 05/06/2019

Man freed from prison after 30 years faces new rape charge A Massachusetts man who spent roughly 30 years in prison for rape before being freed in 2016 is facing new charges in connection with a January sex assault, authorities said. George Perrot, 51, was arraigned Monday in Salem Superior Court on charges ...
16:32, 05/06/2019

Travel ban forces Americans to wait years for loved ones NEW YORK (AP) — The Trump administration’s travel ban has forced American citizens to live apart from their husbands, wives and children for years, and there’s no end in sight for many families. The ban against travel from five majority-M...
12:48, 05/08/2019

CBS shows the first new image of Patrick Stewart as Picard in 17 years Enlarge / A photo taken of the brief video clip CBS showed at the Upfronts. (credit: Kate Aurthur) We now have our first look at Patrick Stewart in character as Star Trek: The Next Generation's Jean-Luc Picard since the film Star Trek: Nemesis back...
19:00, 05/15/2019

Venus may have had a climate suitable for life billions of years ago Nowadays, Venus is sweltering with no liquid water on its surface. But billions of years ago it may have had an ocean and a relatively pleasant climate...
11:32, 04/28/2019

Kate Nash: ‘I didn’t want to go back to that girl from 10 years ago’ The actor and musician recalls how dying her hair back to red in 2017 felt as if she was reclaiming herselfThis was the outfit I would first walk on stage wearing, during my Made of Bricks 10th anniversary tour in the summer of 2017. It was designed ...
05:16, 05/01/2019

'Shop Contest: Happy 10 Years Stephen, Winners! Last week marked 10 years for Kotaku’s big boss Stephen Totilo and to celebrate we took one of his most famous photos and had some fun with it. I got a nice mix of video games, timely Game Of Thrones creations, and other shenanigans....
14:32, 05/18/2019

Six Years Ago, He Helped Expose VW’s Diesel Fraud. This Year, G.M. Let Him Go. Hemanth Kappanna’s research helped plunge Volkswagen into a scandal that continues to plague it. In February, he got two months’ pay and a one-way ticket to India....
14:48, 05/06/2019

Love-spell extortionist gets 2 years in US federal prison An Argentinian man who ran an international extortion scheme that victimized lovelorn believers in witchcraft has been sentenced in California to two years in prison....
19:16, 05/06/2019

Birth rate in U.S. falls to lowest level in 32 years, CDC says The number of babies born in the U.S. in 2018 fell to the lowest level in 32 years, according to a government report released Wednesday. The numbers are part of a decadeslong trend toward fewer and fewer babies being born each year — which means we’r...
00:48, 05/16/2019

‘Elephant Man’ Joseph Merrick’s grave found after 130 years His final resting place has finally been unearthed. Joseph Merrick, famously known as “The Elephant Man” due to a congenital head deformity, died in 1890 — but the location of his burial plot was long unknown. Now, Jo Vigor-Mungovin, auth...
11:32, 05/06/2019

US Ex-Spy Sentenced To 20 Years In Prison For Selling Secrets To China A former defense and intelligence contractor who sold classified documents to the Chinese government, and then claimed that he was actually working a reverse sting to expose Chinese spying methods,......
00:00, 05/18/2019

Honey, Josh Gad is going to shrink the kids in a 30-years-later sequel Behold, the proud ranks of visionary science fiction stories that have continued their groundbreaking arcs through multiple decades on the big screen: Blade Runner. Alien. Terminator. And now, to these conceptually audacious and culturally significan...
19:32, 05/13/2019

Malaysia cuts interest rate for first time in 3 years KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia’s central bank has cut interest rates for the first time in nearly three years to help support growth and counter risks from a global slowdown, trade tensions and extended weakness in commodity prices. Ban...
03:16, 05/07/2019

Judd Trump lands punter £10,000 for snooker bet placed 21 years ago • Neil Morrice backed eight-year-old Trump to win title in 1998• ‘Even at eight they could tell he was something very special’A punter has won £10,000 after Judd Trump’s victory in the World Championship saw a 21-year-old bet finally come off. Racing...
07:16, 05/07/2019

Poland, central European nations mark 15 years in EU Poland and other central European nations are marking the 15th anniversary of their membership in the European Union with a leaders' summit in Warsaw....
10:00, 05/01/2019

Tearful Godin announces he'll leave Atletico after nine years "Atletico Madrid captain Diego Godin will leave the club after nine years when his contract expires in June, the Uruguayan defender said at a news conference on Tuesday as he fought to hold back tears."...
05:16, 05/07/2019

Iran: Suspect sentenced to 10 years for spying for Britain TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’ judiciary says an Iranian national has been sentenced to 10 years on charges of spying for Britain. Monday’s report by the semi-official ISNA news agency quoted the spokesman of the judiciary, Gholamhossein Esmai...
04:32, 05/13/2019

Ex-pastor who raped adopted daughter receives only 12 years KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A former pastor who repeatedly raped his adopted teenage daughter has been given an effective 12 year prison sentence. The Knoxville News Sentinel reports prosecutors sought the maximum term of 72 years behind bars. The judge ...
04:32, 05/13/2019

Saturn’s rings formed in a smash-up less than 100 million years ago Some of the Cassini spacecraft’s final measurements of Saturn’s gravitational field show that its rings are younger than we thought, and its winds run deeper...
11:32, 04/28/2019

US fertility falls to record low, fewest births in 32 years The U.S. fertility rate fell to a record low in 2018 and the number of births declined for a fourth consecutive year, the National Center for Health Statistics reported Wednesday....
01:00, 05/15/2019

Albania court jails drug trafficker for 10 years TIRANA, Albania (AP) — An Albanian drug trafficker who went on the run for three years has been sentenced to 10 years in prison. Tirana’s Serious Crimes Court on Tuesday convicted Kelmend Balili of drug trafficking and money laundering. Balili,...
09:48, 05/07/2019

The Latest: Fake German Heiress Gets 4-12 Years In Prison Anna Sorokin returns to the courtroom after the jury sent a note, Thursday, April 25, 2019, in New York. Sorokin, who claimed to be a German heiress, is on trial on grand larceny and theft of services charges. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer) NEW YORK (AP) —...
12:32, 05/09/2019

Ex-Officer in Florida Gets 25 Years in Prison for Killing Black Man Nouman Raja, a former Palm Beach Gardens police officer, was convicted of manslaughter and attempted first-degree murder in the 2015 shooting of Corey Jones, 31....
09:32, 04/28/2019

Vodafone found security flaws in Huawei kit years ago Vodafone has revealed that it found security flaws in equipment provided by Chinese hardware maker Huawei to its Italian business in 2011 and 2012.The world's second largest mobile operator said that it had found security vulnerabilities in two ...
11:16, 04/30/2019

Critic’s Notebook: 50 Years On, the Art Ensemble of Chicago Is Still Transforming Once a quintet known for challenging the expectations of Western ears, it has grown into a 17-piece group that just released a triumphant double album....
11:32, 05/01/2019

KM Mani: Kerala Legislator Who Served For 50 Consecutive Years Veteran Kerala Congress leader KM Mani, who died in Kottayam today, had been a dominant player in Kerala's coalition politics for over four decades, serving under six Chief Ministers. He was a......
10:32, 04/28/2019

| Czech teacher survives 34 years with heart transplant A Czech teacher survived more than 34 years with a heart transplant, making him one of the longest living transplant patients, Czech media and a hospital say....
15:00, 05/14/2019

'Biodegradable' plastic bags survive three years in soil and sea Study found bags were still able to carry shopping despite environmental claims Plastic bags that claim to be biodegradable were still intact and able to carry shopping three years after being exposed to the natural environment, a study has found.The...
07:00, 05/01/2019

Descendants reflect on Chinese rail workers 150 years later More than a century after Chinese workers helped build a portion of the Transcontinental Railroad, their descendants are pushing for more than a token mention in history. Members of the Chinese Railroad Workers Descendants Association are gathering i...
00:16, 05/09/2019

J’Ouvert shooter gets over 17 years in death of promising student The man who drunkenly shot a 22-year-old woman in the face, killing her, during Brooklyn’s 2016 J’Ouvert celebration was sentenced Friday to 17 and 1/3 years prison by a judge who blasted the gunman’s “idiocy” and “...
01:32, 05/18/2019

Florida man charged in Turkish tourist's slaying 2 years ago Authorities in Florida say they've arrested a man for the slaying of a Turkish tourist on his honeymoon during a botched armed robbery more than two years ago....
15:32, 04/29/2019

Vince Vaughn Faces 3 Years Probation After DUI Case Is Dismissed UPDATE: Vince Vaughn is pleading no contest to one misdemeanor count of alcohol-related reckless driving. The Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office shared that the actor's attorney......
20:00, 05/03/2019

Lowest unemployment in 19 years for workers without bachelor's degrees in April Unemployment for workers without bachelor's degrees fell to the lowest rate in 19 years in April, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday, a sign the recovery is benefiting the people most in need of help as it stretches toward a 10th year....
19:32, 05/03/2019

Missing piece of Britain's ancient Stonehenge returned after 60 years A piece of stone drilled from Stonehenge, a mysterious circle of ancient stones in southern England, has been returned to the site 60 years after being removed during archaeological excavations,......
08:16, 05/08/2019

Tucsonan gets 90 years in prison for producing, distributing child porn TUCSON – A man from Tucson was sentenced to 90 years in prison after he was originally arrested for producing and distributing child pornography in 2017. Following a Homeland Security investigation, 54-year-old Phillip Daniel Love was taken int...
15:32, 05/08/2019

Paid Family Leave Has Stalled in Congress for Years. Here’s Why That’s Changing Carrie Carpenter started as a full-time waitress at a South Dakota Cracker Barrel in 2016. Seven months later, she had her fourth child. Before her daughter Celena was born that August, Carpenter was diagnosed with gestational diabetes. The temporary...
06:00, 05/04/2019

Polish minister applauds Kubica's return to F1 after 8 years Poland's sports minister has applauded Robert Kubica's return to F1 racing after an 8-year break due to injuries.        ...
10:48, 04/28/2019

Michael Clinton retiring after 21 years as publishing executive at Hearst Michael Clinton, former publisher of GQ and one of the longest serving top executives in the magazine publishing world, is retiring as president, marketing and publishing director of Hearst — ending a 21 year career with the company and a 41 year med...
07:48, 05/14/2019

FTC to Face Questions Over How It Handled Years' Worth of Privacy Disasters America’s top consumer watchdog will face questions from congressional lawmakers this week concerning a veritable laundry list of privacy-related incidents, including many that will be centered around Facebook’s own protracted series of failures.Read...
20:32, 05/06/2019

Life may have begun on Earth 100 million years earlier than we thought A new timeline of early evolution suggests life on Earth began 100 million years earlier than we thought, while meteorites were still pummelling the planet...
12:32, 04/28/2019

Florida man returns piece of Stonehenge 60 years after restoration work A nonagenarian retiree from Florida returned a piece of Stonehenge -- missing for six decades -- to caretakers of the monument, British officials said Wednesday....
16:00, 05/08/2019

Lebanese govt agrees to raise tax on interest payments to 10% for three years The Lebanese government agreed on Friday to raise the tax on interest payments to 10% from 7% for three years as part of the draft 2019 budget, the information minister said....
10:48, 05/10/2019

"PM Modi Will Run Nation For 25 Years": Yogi Adityanath Invokes RM Lohia Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday invoked Ram Manohar Lohia to suggest that Narendra Modi is set to run the country for many more years because of his focus on providing......
20:48, 05/15/2019

Groping GP faces prison for molesting female patients over 20 years A family GP who groped a series of women and girls over 20 years because he believed he had an "unchallengeable" position in the community is now facing jail....
11:48, 05/15/2019

Can the World’s Largest Democracy Endure Another Five Years of a Modi Government? Of the great democracies to fall to populism, India was the first. In 2014, Narendra Modi, then the longtime chief minister of the western state of Gujarat and leader of the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), was elected to power by the ...
07:00, 05/09/2019

New Jersey woman convicted of forcing Sri Lankan to work 9 years without pay A New Jersey woman was convicted of forcing a Sri Lankan woman to work for her nine years without pay, causing her to overstay her visa and forcing her into marriage so she could stay in the country....
05:32, 05/10/2019

OIympic race walk medalist banned for four years for doping MONACO — Olympic race walk silver medalist Maria Guadalupe Gonzalez has been banned for four years for doping. The Athletics Integrity Unit, which prosecutes cases for the IAAF, says the Mexican walker’s ban for taking anabolic steroids took ef...
04:00, 05/10/2019

Indian Man In Singapore Charged For Evading National Service For 5 Years An Indian national, who is a permanent resident in Singapore, is facing a trial for defaulting on his compulsory national service obligations for more than five years and remaining outside the country......
03:16, 05/10/2019

PAOK 1st undefeated team in Greek league season for 55 years ATHENS, Greece (AP) — PAOK has become only the second team to go through an entire Greek league season without losing. PAOK had already secured the title and ended its season with a 2-0 win at Giannena on Sunday. The Thessaloniki side won 26 of its 3...
17:00, 05/05/2019

Samjhauta Blast Case: Swami Aseemanand's Third Acquittal In Two Years Swami Aseemanand, the saffron-robed monk with many aliases and links to the BJP's ideological mentor Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), is now a free man. A special court in Haryana's Panchkula on......
10:32, 04/28/2019

Baby abandoned at airport finds birth parents 33 years later After fifteen years of searching, one UK man abandoned at Gatwick Airport as a newborn has finally found his birth parents. On April 10, 1986, Steve Hydes, made national headlines when he was found by a female duty-free sales worker on the floor of a...
03:48, 05/15/2019

Extreme breast milk donor has been pumping 4 years straight This breast-feeding Portland mom has only two kids of her own, but she’s breaking records for feeding hundreds more. Along with her two daughters, Isabella, 4 and Sophia, 2, Elisabeth Anderson-Sierra estimates she’s fed about 250 other babies with he...
14:32, 05/09/2019

MIT CSAIL’s AI can predict the onset of breast cancer 5 years in advance Scientists at MIT's CSAIL and Massachusetts General Hospital have developed an AI model that can predict breast cancer up to five years in advance.Read More...
12:00, 05/07/2019

Walmart bans cigarette sales to anyone under 21 years of age starting in July BENTONVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Walmart bans cigarette sales to anyone under 21 years of age starting in July....
11:16, 05/08/2019

Explainer: Why Zimbabwe faces worst power cuts in three years Zimbabwe is experiencing its worst power cuts in three years, lasting up to 10 hours daily in some areas and threatening mining output in one of the world's biggest platinum and gold producers....
08:48, 05/16/2019

Missing Piece of Stonehenge Returned From Florida 60 Years After Removal A worker had taken a section cut from one of the massive stones during restoration work in 1958, and held it in the United States for decades before returning it to England....
12:32, 05/08/2019

Fake heiress who dazzled New York elite gets 4 to 12 years for fraud A German woman who posed as a wealthy heiress to scam New York hotels, fashionable friends and banks with a blizzard of forged documents was sentenced to four to 12 years in prison on Thursday after a jury convicted her of fraud last month....
16:16, 05/09/2019

'A little miracle': Dutch statesman's diary found 200 years after it was lost Johan van Oldenbarnevelt chronicled final months before he was beheaded on 13 May 1619Johan van Oldenbarnevelt is arguably the greatest Dutch statesman, as one of the founding fathers who helped liberate the Netherlands from Spanish rule, but for 200...
10:48, 05/14/2019

Ex-doctor in Texas sentenced to 20 years in prison over opioid deaths Howard Gregg Diamond, a Texas doctor who wrote unnecessary prescriptions for powerful drugs that contributed to the overdose deaths of at least seven people, was sentenced to 20 years in prison....
20:48, 05/09/2019

Export-Import Bank returns to full strength after 4 years The U.S. Senate revived the Export-Import Bank to full strength Wednesday by confirming three new members, giving it the membership it needs to approve some $40 million in deals that languished for four years....
12:16, 05/08/2019

Kraft Heinz to restate nearly three years of financial reports after investigation Kraft Heinz Co will restate financial reports for a near three-year period to fix errors that resulted from lapses in procurement practices by some of its employees, the packaged food company said in a filing on Monday....
11:32, 05/06/2019

OIympic race walk medalist banned for 4 years for doping MONACO (AP) — Olympic race walk silver medalist Maria Guadalupe Gonzalez has been banned for four years for doping. The Athletics Integrity Unit, which prosecutes cases for the IAAF, says the Mexican walker’s ban for taking anabolic steroids to...
04:16, 05/10/2019

Former YouTube star sentenced to 10 years in prison over child porn A one-time YouTube star is facing the consequences of apparent abuse of his audience. A judge has sentenced acapella cover producer Austin Jones to 10 years in prison after he pleaded guilty in February to receiving child porn. The internet persona...
18:48, 05/04/2019

Crossrail station at Bond Street may not be finished for two years, MPs warned The Crossrail station at Bond Street may not be finished for two years, while almost £80 million is having to be spent to make the Crossrail station at Canary Wharf safe, MPs have been told....
03:48, 05/16/2019

28 years later, hacker fixes rampant slowdown on SNES‘ Gradius III Behold, slowdown destroyed! Many gamers of a certain age (this author included) remember the early '90s disappointment of buying the SNES version of hit arcade shmup Gradius III. In magazine screenshots, the game's huge, colorful sprites were a sig...
07:48, 05/10/2019

NASA's Hubble Legacy Field image contains 16 years of data The Hubble Space Telescope has been capturing tons of space images since it entered orbit in 1990. Now, NASA has put together a mosaic photo using 16 years' worth of data to create one of the widest views of the universe we've ever seen. Th...
03:16, 05/05/2019

ISIS Leader al-Baghdadi Appears in Video for First Time in 5 Years (BEIRUT) — The shadowy leader of the Islamic State group claimed to appear for the first time in five years in a video released by the extremist group’s propaganda arm on Monday, acknowledging defeat in the group’s last stronghold i...
22:16, 04/29/2019

Beto: We only have ’10 years’ left on Earth if we don’t address climate change Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke sounded the alarms on Monday, saying that people have only “ten years” left on Earth if no action is taken on climate change....
22:00, 04/29/2019

Israel kills Hamas commander in first targeted strike in years Israel killed a Hamas commander in the Gaza Strip on Sunday in what the military described as a targeted strike and Palestinians said was the first such action since the 2014 war in the Palestinian enclave....
07:00, 05/05/2019

Love Wizard Gets Two Years in Prison for Online Sextortion Scheme An Argentine man who advertised services to help lonely victims find love using witchcraft and spells before extorting them over sexually explicit videos was sentenced this week to two years in prison and a $250,000 fine.Read more......
15:32, 05/07/2019

Chess: Guildford extend unbeaten run to record 77 matches over six years The Surrey club kept their monopoly on the 4NCL title by defeating an ambitious challenge from the Isle of ManNo surprises at the 4NCL, then. Guildford maintained their stranglehold on the Four Nations Chess League by winning all 11 matches in the cu...
06:00, 05/10/2019

German heiress imposter sentenced to 4 to 12 years in prison for larceny A woman who posed as a German heiress to enter Manhattan's elite society was sentenced Thursday from four to 12 years in prison for defrauding banks, hotels and friends of thousands of dollars....
05:32, 05/10/2019

Why the grisly Manson Family murders still fascinate (and haunt) us 50 years later Timed to the grisly 50th anniversary of the Manson Family murders, three new films show a continued fascination with Charles Manson and his followers.        ...
10:48, 05/09/2019

Ayrton Senna: Brazil Mourns "Superhero" 25 Years After His Death The anniversary of Ayrton Senna's death on Wednesday will also serve as a bitter reminder that since his last title in 1991, there has never been a Brazilian world champion....
22:00, 04/29/2019

Death Row Convict Was 12-Years-Old When Crime Committed, Top Court Told A death row convict in jail for 24 years for killing seven people, including two kids, should not have been given death penalty as he was a 12-year-old at the time of the crime, according to a report......
16:00, 05/16/2019

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

ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi seen in video for first time in five years ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi appears to be seated with a machine gun propped up next to him and a black robe draped around his legs.        ...
18:32, 04/29/2019

Body of woman missing 6 years found in discarded freezer HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say the owner of a South Florida scrap metal business found the body of a woman who’d been missing for nearly six years inside a used upright freezer in a warehouse bay. The SunSentinel reports Lilian Argueta ...
07:00, 05/14/2019

Leonardo da Vinci drawing, portrait mark 500 years since his death LONDON — A drawing of a bearded, pensive-looking man owned by Queen Elizabeth II is a portrait of Leonardo da Vinci, a royal art adviser said Thursday on the 500th anniversary of the artist and polymath’s death. Martin Clayton, head of prints at the ...
10:48, 05/02/2019

Financial optimism best in 18 years, good sign for Trump reelection The optimism Americans feel about their personal finances has touched a new high, setting the stage for President Trump to ride the economic recovery into the 2020 presidential campaign, according to a new survey....
04:16, 05/02/2019

Some investors are living in a parallel universe and forget what happened 20 years ago The City of London, Wall Street and others are all looking for the next big thing, the next Amazon everyone can get behind and pump billions into the momentum trade....
22:32, 04/29/2019

Two years into presidency, Macron refocusing economic reform drive When Emmanuel Macron became French president two years ago he promised a clean break with the past. Within months of taking office he had cut tax on companies and investors and made hiring and firing easier via changes to labor laws....
08:16, 05/13/2019

Use Your College's Career Services Office to Help You Find Your Next Job, Even if You Graduated Years Ago Shortly before I graduated college I went to my university’s career center to get help with creating my first “real” resume and to get some tips on how to not crash and burn during the interview process for my first adult job....
19:48, 05/12/2019

NIH-funded studies aim to lower opioid deaths by 40 percent in 3 years The National Institute of Drug Abuse will give more than $350 million to support local opioid recovery, prevention and treatment in four states around the country....
09:48, 04/28/2019

Ex-VW Chief Knew of Diesel Scheme Years Earlier Than He Admitted, S.E.C. Says The allegation, included in a lawsuit accusing the carmaker of defrauding investors, is likely to bolster claims by investors seeking billions of dollars in damages over an emissions-cheating scandal....
09:16, 04/28/2019

Connecticut man faces up to 140 years in prison for threatening to kill Trump, others A Connecticut man has been indicted after prosecutors say he threatened to kill U.S. President Donald Trump and sent others bomb threats and mail containing suspicious white powder, according to court documents....
13:00, 05/12/2019

Hunting Ayman Al Zawahiri: Where has the Al Qaeda leader been hiding for 18 years? Nestled alongside ISIS leader Abu Bakr Al Baghdadi in the deepest ranks of the depraved, Al Qaeda’s chief Ayman Al Zawahiri is one of the two most wanted men in the world – both have a $25 million U.S. bounty on their heads....
17:48, 05/13/2019

Company Sold NASA Faulty Rocket Parts for Almost 20 Years As comforting as it can be to know you’re not the only person in the world who has desperately screwed up today, it can be, uh, pretty disconcerting to learn that NASA messed up way worse. As in, buying faulting rocket parts for two whole entire deca...
08:16, 05/02/2019

Former Cowboys safety Darren Woodson leaving ESPN after 14 years Three-time Super Bowl champion Darren Woodson's last day will be Tuesday as he focuses more on commercial real estate in Texas.        ...
11:32, 05/13/2019

AAU basketball coach who sexually exploited more than 400 boys gets 180 years in prison Greg Stephen, who oversaw the elite Iowa Barnstormers program, was said by the judge to have “exploited, manipulated and abused children for almost two decades.”...
03:48, 05/03/2019

Leader of Australia's 'tinnie terror' plot jailed for 7 years An Australian court jailed for seven years on Friday the leader of a group of men who planned to travel by motorboat from Australia to the Philippines to join Islamic State fighters....
04:16, 05/03/2019

After 75 years, remains of Rhode Island airman return home WARWICK, R.I. (AP) — The grandchildren and great-grandchildren of Army Air Forces 1st Lt. John Crouchley Jr., were among those on hand as the remains of the heroic World War II airman came home to Rhode Island. Crouchley’s remains were transfer...
06:48, 05/03/2019

India's Monthly Passenger Vehicle Sales Drop Most In Nearly 8 Years Sales of passenger vehicles dived to 2,47,541 in April versus 2,98,504 a year earlier, data released by the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers showed. Two-wheeler sales dropped 16.4 per cent......
00:16, 05/13/2019

SIM-swappers face hundreds of years in prison for $2.4M cryptocurrency theft An Irish man, part of a hacking group called “The Community,” is facing upwards of 100 years in a US prison after allegedly stealing over $2 million worth of cryptocurrencies in a series of SIM-swap attacks. Conor Freeman, a 20 year-old Irish man, wa...
05:48, 05/13/2019