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Navy awards $22.7M to BAE for three 57mm MK 110 gun mounts

BAE Systems received a $22.7 million contract to build three 57mm MK 110 Mod 0 gun mounts, which are used on U.S. Coast Guard cutters and the Navy's Littoral Combat Ships and can fire up to 220 rounds per minute with a range of ni...

Navy awards $22.7M to BAE for three 57mm MK 110 gun mounts

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Save Big On a Few Of iOttie's Smallest Smartphone Car Mounts iOttie makes some of the most popular smartphone car mounting solutions out there, and three of the company’s smallest mounts are on sale for some of the smallest prices ever....
13:16, 05/07/2019

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

Frustration Mounts Among Farmers as China Trade Talks Break Down The rural Midwest has been a place of strong support for President Trump. But as farmers’ struggles grow, some sound impatient: “Get something done, move ahead.”...
18:16, 05/10/2019

'We beg God' Calls for Sabbath holy day EXTENSION as anger mounts at Eurovision RABBIS in Israel are calling for the Sabbath to be extended following claims that the Eurovision 2019 contest is a “desecration” of the important Jewish day....
17:48, 05/17/2019

Pressure mounts on Google to pull ads for anti-abortion clinics that 'deceive women' ‘Appalled’ Democrat urges action after Guardian revealed Google has given $150,000 in free ads to opaque anti-abortion groupGoogle is facing pressure in Washington to immediately remove online advertisements for “fake medical clinics” that are design...
11:16, 05/17/2019

UN standing with Zimbabwe, Malawi, Mozambique as Southern Africa death toll from deadly cyclone mounts The UN chief has expressed his sadness at the loss of life and displacement across Zimbabwe, as a result of the deadly Tropical Cyclone Idai, which has pounded Southern Africa in recent days, leaving at least 150 dead in Malawi alone, according to la...
09:32, 04/28/2019

‘Break the cycle’ of disaster-response-recovery, urges top UN official, as death toll mounts from Cyclone Idai The destruction unleashed by Cyclone Idai on Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe, continues to claim lives and displace thousands, in what the UN’s top disaster risk reduction official called on Monday “the worst extreme weather event to occur so far thi...
10:00, 04/28/2019

Info on UFO sightings not to go public, Navy says The U.S. Navy has drafted new guidelines for pilots and other employees to report “UFOs,” but none of the information will be public, according to a report.  ...
04:32, 05/02/2019

Navy says reported ‘UFO’ sightings will be kept secret under new guidelines The U.S. Navy has drafted new guidelines for collecting information on UFO sightings, but the information won’t be made public, according to a Tuesday report. A Navy spokesman told The Washington Post that the reporting on UFOs would fall under...
13:32, 05/02/2019

Navy Says Data From New UFO Reporting Won't Be Public, SO WHAT ARE THEY HIDING???? Last week, the U.S. Navy announced it was “drafting new guidelines”  for how its members should report all the freaky shit they see while flying and sailing, meaning UFOs. Now, unfortunately, we have a bit of bad but unsurprising news. All those repo...
04:32, 05/02/2019

The Latest: US conducts navy exercises in Arabian Sea The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 6:50 p.m....
12:00, 05/19/2019

U.S. Navy drafting new guidelines for reporting UFOs The service says it has also 'provided a series of briefings by senior Naval Intelligence officials as well as aviators who reported hazards to aviation safety.'...
07:48, 05/02/2019

US-Nicaraguan man killed in detention served in US Navy A Nicaraguan-American dual national who died in a prison disturbance in Nicaragua served in the U.S. Navy and was a staunch opponent of the government of President Daniel Ortega, his cousin said...
14:16, 05/18/2019

Navy plans to document UFO sightings, but keep them confidential Extraterrestrials, take note: The U.S. Navy plans to set up an official reporting and investigative system that will monitor reports from its pilots about unidentified flying objects....
03:48, 05/06/2019

Funeral set for Navy recruit who died at boot camp MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Friends and family are remembering an 18-year-old Navy recruit from Alabama who died at boot camp. A funeral is scheduled Monday for Kelsey Nobles of Mobile. She died last month after collapsing during training at the Navy Recruit...
06:16, 05/06/2019

Navy works on 'breakthrough' new attack submarine for 2030s The Navy has begun work on a new generation of attack submarines with never-before-seen weapons, quieting technology, undersea attack drones, sonar and communications networking… to emerge at some point over the next 10 years or more....
11:48, 05/13/2019

US Navy Chief To Begin 3-Day Visit To India From Sunday US Navy chief Admiral John Richardson will be in India for a three-day visit beginning on Sunday to meet his Indian counterpart and other senior officials to further strengthen the strategic......
06:32, 05/10/2019

Navy investigating harrowing Boeing 737 crash in Florida The U.S. Navy says it is investigating a Boeing 737 crash that took place late Friday night as the plane was arriving in Florida after departing from the Guantanamo Bay base in Cuba....
13:00, 05/04/2019

Navy to christen guided missile destroyer LBJ on Saturday The U.S. Navy plans to christen the USS Lyndon B. Johnson, a Zumalt-class destroyer, on Saturday at General Dynamics-Bath Iron Works shipyard in Bath, Maine....
09:48, 04/28/2019

Legendary Navy SEAL has served his country for decades William McRaven has played a key role in thousands of dangerous missions abroad, including commanding the one that killed Osama bin Laden        ...
14:48, 05/16/2019

Report: U.S. Navy Cracks Case Of Majestic Sky Dick The gigantic contrail dick that graced the skies over Washington state’s Okanogan County in November 2017 was, it has long been known, the work of some number of pilots out of Naval Air Station Whidbey Island. After all, the Navy immediately apologiz...
06:00, 05/14/2019

Two U.S. Navy warships sail through strategic Taiwan Strait The U.S. military said it sent two Navy warships through the Taiwan Strait on Sunday as the Pentagon increases the frequency of movement through the strategic waterway despite opposition from China....
20:32, 04/28/2019

U.S. Navy warships pass through strategic Taiwan Strait The U.S. military said it sent two Navy warships through the Taiwan Strait on Sunday as the Pentagon increases the frequency of movement through the strategic waterway despite opposition from China....
17:48, 04/28/2019

Navy's Boxer ARG deployed from Naval Base San Diego Three U.S. Navy ships with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit and Boxer Amphibious Ready Group, with 4,500 service members, departed San Diego Wednesday on regular deployment....
14:32, 05/02/2019

Trump expected to pardon Navy SEAL accused of war crimes President Trump is preparing to pardon Navy SEAL Edward Gallagher and other members of armed forces accused of war crimes, according to a published report....
19:00, 05/18/2019

Navy SEAL rejected by FDNY receives multiple offers from across the US The decorated Navy SEAL rejected by the FDNY — for being six months and 25 days too old — has received invitations across the county to work for other fire departments....
19:00, 05/11/2019

Police: 3 Navy corpsmen dead in double murder and suicide PORTSMOUTH, Va. (AP) — Authorities in Virginia say they’re investigating the shooting deaths of three active duty service members in what appears to be a double murder and suicide. The Virginian-Pilot reported Tuesday that the two women and one...
07:48, 05/07/2019

Licence to krill: why the US navy trains whales, dolphins and sea lions The US navy has trained dolphins and sea lions since the Vietnam war – ‘technology is no match for the animals’ for certain missions A beluga whale was found off the coast of Norway last week and is believed to be trained by the Russian navy. But it’...
08:32, 05/01/2019

UAE says it releases Qatar navy boat, 4 sailors amid dispute DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The United Arab Emirates says it has released a Qatari naval vessel and four sailors who were held for nearly a week amid an ongoing boycott of Doha by the federation and three other Arab nations. Qatar did not imme...
06:16, 05/06/2019

The Brooklyn Navy Yard is booming, but still holds rustic charm The booming Brooklyn Navy Yard, where mighty World War II battleships were launched, has scores of more peaceful new stories to tell. Owned by the city since 1966, the contemporary industrial park now boasts a daily workforce of 9,500, up from 3,600 ...
03:48, 05/02/2019

Joe Bellino, 81, Navy Star and Heisman Trophy Winner, Dies A fleet running back, he was the overwhelming choice for the 1960 Heisman, but his pro career, delayed by military service, fell short of expectations....
10:16, 04/28/2019

Navy officer sentenced for deadly California bridge crash SAN DIEGO (AP) — A U.S. Navy petty officer whose pickup truck plunged off a bridge into a San Diego park, killing four people, has been sentenced to nearly 10 years in prison. Richard Sepolio, who wore his Navy uniform, apologized for the crash durin...
17:00, 05/02/2019

Large US warships train together in Arabian Sea with eye on Iran threats, Navy says A rare training exercise between two large U.S. warships took place in the northern Arabian Sea over the weekend as tensions continue to increase with Iran, the U.S. Navy said Sunday....
12:00, 05/19/2019

No Rajiv Gandhi "Party" On INS Viraat, Says Ex-Commander Of Navy Warship A group of retired Navy officials have publicly contradicted Prime Minster Narendra Modi's claim that former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi had used the Navy's aircraft carrier INS Viraat as a "personal......
06:32, 05/09/2019

Mexican navy says member killed in attack while patrolling pipeline One member of Mexico's navy was killed and three were injured on Saturday when they came under fire while patrolling a section of state-run oil firm Pemex's frequently plundered pipelines, the country's naval secretary said....
14:48, 05/04/2019

Cockpit recording from Navy ‘sky penis’ incident made public When the idea first got floated to one of the Naval officers, his initial reaction was “no, bad.” It “would be awesome,” his wingman told him, egging the pilot on from inside the cockpit of their EA-18G aircraft. “You sh...
20:00, 05/14/2019

Israeli navy tests unmanned sonar mine-sweeping vessel The Israeli Navy successfully deployed its Seagull unmanned mine counter-measures surface vessel in exercises earlier this month, Elbit Systems announced....
17:16, 05/15/2019

Navy Seal's lawyers received emails embedded with tracking software Prosecutors in case of Navy Seal charged with killing Isis prisoner allegedly tried to track who was leaking information to the mediaMilitary prosecutors in the case of a US navy Seal charged with killing an Islamic State prisoner in Iraq in 2017 ins...
12:00, 05/13/2019

Probable Russian Navy covert camera whale discovered by Norwegians A beluga whale discovered off Norway's coast, wearing a harness that had an adapter for a GoPro camera, according to authorities. [credit: Norwegian Directorate of Fisheries ] ...
01:16, 05/03/2019

"Modiji Thinks Air Force, Navy And Army Are His Properties": Rahul Gandhi Hitting out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress president Rahul Gandhi today said the former has disrespected armed forces by comparing the surgical strikes in Balakot to video games....
00:48, 05/04/2019

Navy to deploy hospital ship amid escalating tensions in Venezuela The U.S. Navy is slated to deploy a hospital ship to Latin America next month to provide humanitarian medical support to countries hosting Venezuelans who have fled their home country, the Pentagon announced Tuesday....
19:48, 05/07/2019

Congressman vows to seek Trump pardon for accused Navy SEAL WASHINGTON (AP) — A California congressman says he will ask President Donald Trump to pardon a Navy SEAL if he is found guilty of murder in the stabbing of an Iraqi war prisoner. Republican Duncan Hunter screened combat footage collected from a helme...
17:48, 05/08/2019

US Navy tests underwater robots that recharge by eating fish faeces The US Navy has built a device for charging underwater robots that gets its energy by digesting fish faeces and other organic matter on the sea floor...
07:00, 05/02/2019

Navy SEAL burned by NYC Fire Department due to age gets flooded with job offers across the country A 37-year-old Navy SEAL who was denied a position with the New York City Fire Department because of his age has gotten job offers from more than a dozen fire departments from all over the country....
18:32, 05/13/2019

Navy SEAL Pleads Guilty in Case of Strangled Green Beret The Navy SEAL said he had restrained Staff Sgt. Logan Melgar with duct tape as Sergeant Melgar was being strangled by another commando in Mali in 2017....
20:16, 05/16/2019

Cyclone Fani May Intensify Further Today, Navy On High Alert: 10 Points The Navy is on high alert as Cyclone Fani, that is nearing coastal Odisha, intensified into a "severe cyclonic storm" last evening. It could strengthen further and turn to a "very severe cyclonic......
20:32, 04/29/2019

Norwegian Fishermen Discover Beluga Whale That Might Be Working with the Russian Navy Norwegian fishermen discovered a beluga whale wearing a harness off the country’s northern coast last week. The fishermen were fascinated with how tame it was, but there might be a good reason that it was comfortable around humans. Scientists from No...
08:16, 04/29/2019

Navy pilots who drew a huge dong in the sky faced stiff reprimand Navy pilots receive intense training and are held to an incredibly high performance standard. They’re also human, and as such, they find things like giant sky penises amusing, which is why a massive dong dominated the skies above Washington sta...
21:16, 05/14/2019

Iran Drone Video Of American Carrier Appears "Years Old": US Navy Footage of an American aircraft carrier in the Gulf which Iran claimed it shot with a drone in the Gulf appears to be "several years old", the US Navy has said....
04:32, 04/29/2019

The U.S. Navy’s Next Submarines Will Be Drone-Carrying Super Special Forces Boats The Navy’s next tranche of attack submarines will control unmanned undersea vehicles and deploy SEAL commandos, according to U.S. Naval Institute News. The shift reflects the Navy’s broad shift towards big power warfare - think a low-grade war with C...
16:48, 05/17/2019

Cyclone Fani Now "Extremely Severe", Says Navy; Odisha On High Alert Cyclone Fani, which is forming over the Bay of Bengal, has turned into an "extremely severe cyclonic" storm, the Navy said late on Tuesday night. Coastal Odisha, Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh are on......
11:00, 04/30/2019

Cyclone Fani Live Updates: Navy Prepares Ships, Aircraft For Assistance With cyclone Fani having intensified into a severe cyclonic storm, the Indian Navy today said it has started preparations to provide assistance in case of an emergency....
20:32, 04/29/2019

Japan navy officers attend maritime security ceremony in South Korea Officers of Japan's maritime self-defense forces took part in the opening ceremony of a combined maritime security exercise that includes the United States....
09:48, 04/30/2019

Navy Deploys 3 Ships For Rescue Operations Ahead Of Cyclone Fani Landfall As Cyclone Fani is due to make landfall on Friday, the Indian Navy has deployed three naval ships so that it can launch rescue operation after the cyclone hits the coastline of Odisha....
21:00, 05/02/2019

Navy SEAL War Crimes Trial in Turmoil Over Claims Prosecutors Spied on Defense An email sent by prosecutors contained hidden software that could track if anyone read or forwarded it, lawyers for a Navy SEAL accused of gunning down civilians say....
12:48, 05/17/2019

PM Modi Targets Rajiv Gandhi Again, Alleges "Family Holiday" On Navy Ship At a rally in Delhi today, PM Modi said Rajiv Gandhi and family were sent for a vacation on board the Navy's INS Virat, contending that it had compromised national security....
12:16, 05/08/2019

Navy's Aerial Photos Show Massive Damage Due To Cyclone Fani In Puri To assess the impact of the "extremely severe cyclone" Fani in Odisha, an aerial survey was conducted by the Naval Dornier Aircraft. Images show extensive damage to vegetation around temple town Puri....
09:32, 05/03/2019

President Trump Is Spending $20 Billion on an Aircraft Carrier. The Navy Wanted That Money for Cybersecurity In March, a report to the Secretary of the Navy warned that the service is preparing for the wrong war, one fought not with bombs and artillery but with terabytes and artificial intelligence. “We find the Department of the Navy preparing to win...
14:32, 05/02/2019

Jenna Bush Hager presents her grandfather's handicap-accessible car to disabled Navy vet On Thursday, "Today" host Jenna Bush Hager and former Jay Leno conspired to surprise a Navy veteran President George H.W. Bush's van.        ...
09:16, 04/28/2019

Trump sending Navy strike group to Middle East to send 'message' to Iran The United States is deploying the USS Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group and a bomber task force to the Middle East region in response to “troubling and escalatory indications and warnings” from the Iranian government....
22:16, 05/05/2019

U.S. citizen shot dead in Nicaraguan prison was a Navy veteran, critic of President Ortega Eddy Montes, a protestor shot dead in a Nicaragua prison this week, was a naturalized U.S. citizen who served in the Navy, but ultimately returned to the Central American country where he fought for a change in government, his family said....
21:00, 05/17/2019

Navy pilot responsible for viral phallic symbol boasted: 'We turned dinosaurs into sky penises' Two Navy aviators joked about how "awesome" it would be to draw "a giant penis" in the sky with their EA-18G Growler jet before engaging in some aerial artwork that led to viral hilarity and a disciplinary inquiry into their actions....
11:48, 05/14/2019

US Navy fleet sent to Middle East to ward off threats represents a target, Iranian commander says A U.S. Navy fleet sent to the Persian Gulf to ward off a potential threat to American commercial interests represents a target instead of a serious threat, a senior Iranian Revolutionary Guards commander said Sunday....
23:00, 05/12/2019

Navy leader who told sailors aboard USS Harry S. Truman to ‘clap like we’re at a strip club’ has resigned A senior Navy official who told sailors to “clap like we’re at a strip club” during a visit from Vice President Mike Pence last week has resigned, the service announced Tuesday....
12:16, 05/08/2019

Iranian cleric threatens U.S. Navy fleet amid warning regime could target commercial ships Tensions escalated in the Persian Gulf on Friday as Iran warned it could easily destroy a naval fleet sent by the United States in order to ward off a potential threat to the nation's commercial interests....
12:32, 05/11/2019

Accused Navy SEAL's attorney to file ethics complaint against prosecutor over email tracking allegations The defense attorney for a Navy SEAL accused of murdering an ISIS prisoner plans to file an ethics complaint against the Navy prosecutor for allegedly sending emails containing tracking software....
17:32, 05/17/2019

Navy SEAL Edward Gallagher’s lawyers say military prosecutors spied by hiding tracking software in emails Lawyers representing the decorated Navy SEAL accused of killing an injured ISIS prisoner of war in Iraq are now accusing military prosecutors of installing tracking software in emails in an apparent attempt to find out who is leaking information to t...
11:32, 05/13/2019

CBOE Wins Three Top Awards: CHICAGO, IL - February 26, 2014 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) announced that it has received industry awards recognizing the exchange's leadership in three areas....
16:16, 05/01/2019

Autocar Awards 2019: the winners Autocar Awards 2019 - all the cars Celebrating the most important cars of the past year and the inspirational people who make them The Autocar Awards, in association with NOCO, celebrates the most impressive motoring achievements of the past 12 mo...
18:48, 05/14/2019

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

Grammy Awards Name First Female President Deborah Dugan, a former Wall Street lawyer who has worked with Bono, will take over an organization whose representation of women in music is under scrutiny....
17:32, 05/08/2019

AV-Comparatives’ Awards Ceremony for 2018 AV-Comparatives’ security conference and Awards Ceremony for 2018 was held on 4th and 5th of February 2019 in Innsbruck. 36 security specialists from 12 different countries, representing 3 continents, attended the event. Awards for the best products ...
14:48, 05/01/2019

Private Banking Awards Dinner 2019 Euromoney’s Private Banking Awards are the most prestigious in the growing area of wealth management. They cover over 60 countries each year, as well as global and regional awards....
10:48, 04/28/2019

Madonna gives emotional speech at GLAAD Awards NEW YORK (AP) — Madonna, a pioneer for gay rights, accepted the Advocate for Change Award at the 2019 GLAAD Media Awards with a rousing speech that went from playful to emotional, bringing the audience to its feet. The 60-year-old pop icon turned hea...
23:48, 05/04/2019

CES re-awards revoked robotics prize to women's sex toy There was outrage and disbelief earlier this year when the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) -- the organization behind the major CES annual tech show -- revoked its Robotics Innovation Award from women's sex toy Osé....
10:00, 05/08/2019

Everything You Didn't See On TV at the 2019 Billboard Music Awards You thought awards season was over? Think again! Just days after the 2019 Billboard Latin Music Awards, top artists once again gather together in Las Vegas at the MGM Grand Arena for the......
03:32, 05/02/2019

‘Killing Eve’ slays the competition at British TV awards LONDON (AP) — Sharp-edged spy thriller “Killing Eve” has won three major trophies at the British Academy Television Awards, including best drama series. Jodie Comer was named best actress for her performance as ruthless assassin Villanell...
04:32, 05/13/2019

2019 BET Awards: Cardi B! She Bad, She Bad, She Bad—Leads With 7 Nominations The blackest night in entertainment is returning for another round this summer! You hear that? It’s the sound of Bardi Gang rolling their tongues to scream a rousing, “Okurrt!”...
09:16, 05/17/2019

Navy to forward-deploy assault ship, landing platform dock ship to Japan The USS America and USS New Orleans will be forward-deployed to Japan while the USS Stethem and USS Wasp return to the U.S. for maintenance and upgrades, the Navy announced on Friday....
09:48, 04/28/2019

Navy executes successful test of AEGIS Virtual Twin software in missile test The U.S. Navy successfully executed a live-fire drill controlled by a prototype of the AEGIS Virtual Combat Management System, the U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command announced....
09:48, 04/28/2019

US Navy sub test-launches missile, following North Korea test of its own The U.S. Navy launched an unarmed ballistic missile off the coast of Florida on Thursday hours after North Korea fired two short-ranged missiles, the second weapons launch in five days....
19:00, 05/09/2019

CMT Music Awards 2019 Nominations: See the Complete List The nominations for the 2019 CMT Music Awards are finally here! CMT revealed this year's nominees on Tuesday. Maren Morris, Miranda Lambert, Brothers Osborne and Zac Brown Band are......
12:48, 05/07/2019

‘Avenger: Endgame’ seeks top honors at MTV Movie & TV Awards LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Avengers: Endgame,” ”Game of Thrones” and “RBG” are the top nominees heading into next month’s MTV Movie & TV Awards. The network announced Tuesday that the three titles garnered four nomi...
12:16, 05/14/2019

Iraq awards gas recovery contract to China's CPECC A Chinese energy company has been awarded a contract to recover natural gas from Iraq's Halfaya oil field to fuel power stations in the country's underserved Maysan province....
05:48, 05/08/2019

BAFTA TV Awards 2019: The Complete List of Winners And the winners are! Hosted by Graham Norton, the annual BAFTA TV Awards were held at the Royal Festival Hall in London on Sunday night, where many of your TV favorites went home winners.......
08:16, 05/13/2019

Killing Eve takes top prizes in Bafta TV awards 2019 Jodie Comer wins best leading actress award as Phoebe Waller-Bridge is praised for her ‘glass-shattering genius’Killing Eve came out on top at the 2019 British Academy Television Awards, winning best drama series, best leading actress for Jodie Comer...
06:48, 05/13/2019

Jury awards $3M to black strippers in discrimination case JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi jury has awarded a total of more than $3 million to five African American strippers after a federal judge found the women worked under worse conditions than their white colleagues. The judge ruled in the discrimina...
08:48, 05/18/2019

MTV Movie & TV Awards 2019: The Complete List of Nominations The nominations for the 2019 MTV Movie & TV Awards are finally here! MTV revealed this year's contenders on Tuesday--and fans definitely recognized a few familiar......
22:32, 05/14/2019

Equal pay in the spotlight as Killing Eve sweeps BAFTA TV Awards Veteran journalist Joan Bakewell and actor David Schwimmer put a humorous spotlight on equal pay for women at the BAFTA TV awards in London on Sunday as the female-led cast of thriller "Killing Eve" won big....
06:16, 05/13/2019

Cardi B tops BET Awards nominations, Nipsey Hussle up for one Drake’s No. 1 hit, “Nice for What,” is up for video of the year along with Childish Gambino’s “This Is America" and other clips.        ...
05:00, 05/17/2019

Google awards $25 million in global AI impact grants Google gave $25 million to a range of projects that may positively impact humanity around the world today for its Global AI Impact Challenge.Read More...
12:00, 05/07/2019

Zahav, Ashley Christensen win big at James Beard Awards CHICAGO (AP) — The top honors at this year’s James Beard Awards went to North Carolina Chef Ashley Christensen and Philadelphia’s Zahav restaurant. The awards were presented Monday evening in Chicago. Many consider them to be the Oscars o...
21:16, 05/06/2019

Kelly Clarkson's Billboard Awards lesson Kelly Clarkson, who returns as host of the Billboard Music Awards, says she's excited to celebrate her musical heroes this year and wants better earmuffs to protect her ears from BTS's fans. (April 29)        ...
04:16, 04/29/2019

Kelly Clarkson had appendix removed after hosting awards LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kelly Clarkson had her appendix removed soon after hosting the Billboard Music Awards. The 37-year-old tweeted she “may or may not have broken down in tears after the show from pain.” She flew home to Los Angeles after ...
05:00, 05/03/2019

We're Still Screaming Over BTS' Performance at 2019 Billboard Music Awards Remain calm K-Pop fans! If you were watching the 2019 Billboard Music Awards Wednesday night, chances are you heard plenty of screams when BTS took to the stage with Halsey to perform......
03:32, 05/02/2019

4 Awkward Moments From the 2019 Billboard Music Awards It was a night to remember at the 2019 Billboard Music Awards. There was a lot going on inside the MGM Grand Arena on Wednesday night as the annual show kicked off once again with host......
10:00, 05/02/2019

CBOE Claims Three Top Awards From Futures And Options World: CHICAGO, IL -- December 10, 2013 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) today was named "U.S. Options Exchange of the Year" for the second consecutive year at an awards ceremony during Futures and Options World magazine's Derivatives World Lo...
16:16, 05/01/2019

CBOE Claims Two Top Awards from Futures And Options World: CHICAGO, IL -- December 6, 2012 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today was named "Exchange of the Year, North America," and "U.S. Options Exchange of the Year" at an awards ceremony during Futures and Options World magazine's Derivatives ...
21:16, 05/01/2019

Ozuna big winner at Billboard Latin Music Awards Ozuna was named Artist of the Year as the cream of Latin music turned out for the Billboard Latin Music Awards in Las Vegas. (April 26)        ...
12:32, 04/28/2019

Taylor Swift, Cardi B, Drake, BTS set for Billboard Awards Taylor Swift is set to kick off the Billboard Music Awards with the debut performance of her new song “ME!” and she could continue her run as the most decorated winner in the show’s history...
11:32, 05/01/2019

Combs, Lambert and Morris lead CMT Music Awards nominations NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Brothers Osborne, Luke Combs, Miranda Lambert, Maren Morris and Zac Brown Band are the leading nominees at this year’s CMT Music Awards with three each. CMT revealed nominations Tuesday for their June 5 awards show and f...
07:48, 05/07/2019

Women dominate 2019 Americana Music Awards nominations Lori McKenna, Brandi Carlile, Mavis Staples and Kacey Musgraves are among the 2019 Americana Music Honors and Awards nominees.        ...
07:48, 05/15/2019

Well Done! Two Rising Black Chefs Win Big at the 2019 James Beard Awards It’s been a thrilling few months for the culinary world since February, as the James Beard Foundation has rolled out its series of annual accolades, culminating in its highly anticipated awards gala on Monday night in the food mecca of Chicago....
07:00, 05/07/2019

Facebook awards grants for social media and elections research Facebook is making good on its promise to better understand the complicated role it plays in global politics. The social media giant announced the first recipients of a grant that will allow researchers access to its privacy-protected data for the st...
12:16, 04/29/2019

The 2019 E! People's Choice Awards Are Set to Air on November 10, So Mark Your Calendars! The fall is heating up on E! thanks to the second annual E! People's Choice Awards! Following the network's debut as the host of the People's Choice Awards last year, the......
12:48, 05/10/2019

Pentagon awards $646 million contract for border wall in Arizona The U.S. Defense Department said on Wednesday it had awarded a $646 million contract to a construction company to design and build a replacement for the border wall in Arizona....
15:16, 05/15/2019

NASA Awards $106 Million to US Small Businesses for Technology Development Managing pilotless aircraft and solar panels that could help humans live on the Moon and Mars are among the technologies NASA is looking to develop with small business awards totaling $106 million....
14:00, 05/14/2019

Heung-min Son scoops hat-trick of Tottenham awards for 2018-19 season Heung-min Son has scooped a hat-trick of end-of-season Tottenham awards, being named Player of the Season in two separate fan votes while also winning goal of the season for his goal against Chelsea....
15:48, 05/12/2019

Jury awards former prison warden $438K in retaliation case LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A jury has awarded a former Michigan prison warden $438,000 after finding supervisors retaliated against him for defending a female subordinate who complained about sexual discrimination and harassment. The Detroit Free Press re...
07:32, 05/09/2019

CBOE Named “Best Options Exchange” at the Markets Choice Awards CHICAGO, IL - February 20, 2015 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) announced that the exchange was named “Best Options Exchange” for the second consecutive year at the third annual Markets Media Markets Choice Awards last night in New Y...
14:00, 05/01/2019

Trump awards Tiger Woods the Presidential Medal of Freedom This will go nicely with his green jacket. Fresh off his triumphant return to golf glory with his Masters victory last month, Tiger Woods was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom on Monday by President Trump. Before a Rose Garden crowd that incl...
18:32, 05/06/2019

Billboard Music Awards 2019: The Best, Worst and Wildest Moments The 2019 Billboard Music Awards managed to pack the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas with some of the biggest names in music. The show this year features all-star performances by a slew of talented musicians, including Taylor Swift, Mariah Carey, Ariana ...
01:00, 05/02/2019

Trump awards Tiger Woods highest civilian award President Donald Trump has awarded golfer Tiger Woods the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honor. (May 6)        ...
18:00, 05/06/2019

Meet the first judges for The Europas Awards (27 June) and enter your startup now! I’m excited to announce that The Europas Awards for European Tech Startups is really shaping up! The awards will be held on 27 June 2019, in London, U.K. on the front lawn of the Geffrye Museum in Hoxton, London — creating a fantastic and fun garden ...
11:48, 04/28/2019

Female nominees rule top category at Americana Music Awards NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — In contrast to other country music award shows, the artist of the year nominees at this year’s Americana Music Association’s Honors and Awards are all female, including Brandi Carlile, Mavis Staples, Kacey Musgrave...
16:16, 05/14/2019

Janelle Monae, Don Lemon, 'Pose' win GLAAD Media Awards in NYC Janelle Monae won the GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Music Artist and "Pose" was voted Outstanding Drama Series at a ceremony in New York Saturday night....
10:00, 05/05/2019

Madonna brings GLAAD Media Awards crowd to its feet Madonna, a pioneer for gay rights, accepted the Advocate for Change Award at the 2019 GLAAD Media Awards with a rousing speech that went from playful to emotional, bringing the audience to its feet....
10:32, 05/05/2019

Madonna gives rousing speech on why she fought for change at Glaad awards Pop icon accepted the advocate for change award and gave both a playful and emotional speech, bringing the audience to its feetMadonna, a pioneer for gay rights, accepted the advocate for change award at the 2019 Glaad media awards, with a rousing sp...
10:32, 05/05/2019

Daytime Emmy Awards 2019: The Complete List of Winners We'll take awards shows for $200, please. Clue: what event occurred on May 5, 2019 at the Pasadena Civic Center whose attendees included Rachael Ray, Alex Trebek, Amy Poehler, Kelly......
02:48, 05/06/2019

‘Arsenal a total joke’ - Alternative Premier League Awards "Paul Parker joins Dan Quarrell and Ben Snowball to announce Eurosport’s Alternative Premier League Awards. Advance warning: it’s bad news for Arsenal and Manchester United."...
10:00, 05/13/2019

FIFA adds new awards categories to provide gender parity ZURICH (AP) — FIFA is introducing gender parity for its awards by adding a women’s goalkeeper category and a female team of the year. The announcement on Monday ensures men and women will be in line for accolades in the same categories at the F...
06:16, 05/06/2019

Drake encourages artists to show love at Billboard Awards Drake won multiple honors at the 2019 Billboard Music Awards and encouraged the audience of musicians to give their peers their flowers while they’re still alive...
18:48, 05/01/2019

46th annual Daytime Emmy Awards: The winners list "General Hospital" was a big winner at Sunday's 46th annual Daytime Emmy Awards, which included a tribute to the late "Young and the Restless" actor Kristoff St. John and a standing ovation for "Jeopardy" host Alex Trebek....
10:00, 05/06/2019

The Latest: Trump awards Medal of Freedom to Tiger Woods WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Tiger Woods receiving the Presidential Medal of Freedom (all times local): 5:35 p.m. President Donald Trump has awarded golfer Tiger Woods the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian honor. T...
16:48, 05/06/2019

Trump awards highest U.S. civilian honor to Tiger Woods When Tiger Woods won the Masters on April 14, President Donald Trump declared he was going to award him the Presidential Medal of Freedom, and ordered his aides to schedule the event as soon as possible....
17:32, 05/06/2019

Joe Jonas Dancing to Taylor Swift's ''ME!'' at the 2019 Billboard Music Awards Is All of Us We totally feel you, Joe Jonas! Taylor Swift and Panic! At the Disco's Brendon Urie kicked off the 2019 Billboard Music Awards with an epic opening performance at the MGM Garden Area......
03:32, 05/02/2019

Drake Dethrones Taylor Swift to Win Most Billboard Music Awards of All Time Drake has good reason to be all up in his feelings tonight. The Scorpion rapper officially dethroned Taylor Swift at the 2019 Billboard Music Awards as the artist with the most awards......
03:32, 05/02/2019

No One Loved the Jonas Brothers' Billboard Music Awards Performance More Than The ''J Sisters'' The "J Sisters" were living their best lives at tonight's 2019 Billboard Music Awards. Yes, we're talking about Priyanka Chopra, Sophie Turner and Danielle Jonas, the......
03:32, 05/02/2019

How to watch 2019 Billboard Music Awards: Time, channel, streaming and more The 2019 Billboard Music Awards kicks off in Las Vegas on Wednesday. Here's how to watch, what channel the show is on, and where you can stream.        ...
18:48, 05/01/2019

Kelly Clarkson's Best Hosting Moments at the 2019 Billboard Music Awards Behind Kelly Clarkson's hazel eyes is one heck of a Billboard Music Awards host. The pop star and American Idol alum returned to the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas on Wednesday evening......
03:32, 05/02/2019

Pentagon awards $787M for border wall construction in California, Arizona The Pentagon has awarded more than $787 million combined in two contracts for border wall construction and replacement projects in California and Arizona....
21:00, 05/16/2019

BAFTA 2019 TV awards: All the winners, news, gossip and celebs from the ceremony A host of the biggest names in British television descended on London's Royal Festival Hall for the BAFTA TV Awards 2019, which recognised major achievement on the small screen....
17:48, 05/12/2019

Taylor Swift Is the Dancing Queen at the 2019 Billboard Music Awards Taylor Swift is making the 2019 Billboard Music Awards a dance party. After opening the show with an energetic performance of "ME!" with Brendon Urie, the pop star took her seat......
03:32, 05/02/2019

Billboard Music Awards live stream: how to watch the 2019 ceremony from anywhere No judging panels. No telephone votes. The Billboard Music Awards are the prizes handed out based purely on who has topped the charts over the last year. Making a chart topping song or album isn't easy of course, but thankfully getting a 2019 Bi...
18:32, 05/01/2019

Madonna (and Her Holograms) Wow the 2019 Billboard Music Awards Alongside Maluma What happens when the Queen of Pop joins forces with Latin music's biggest star? You get a jaw-dropping performance worthy of its own special. Madonna and Maluma showed up and showed......
03:32, 05/02/2019

Best celebrity photos of May 2019: Royal baby, Met Gala, Billboard Awards and more Celebrities have kicked off the month with great pictures from the Billboard Music Awards, the Met Gala and the addition of a new royal baby.        ...
15:32, 05/09/2019

Paula Abdul injured Julianne Hough with a flying hat at the Billboard Awards During her performance at Wednesday night's awards, Paula Abdul dramatically tossed her black hat into the crowd -- where it hit Hough in the neck.        ...
18:32, 05/02/2019

Donald Trump awards Tiger Woods Presidential Medal of Freedom President Donald Trump presented Tiger Woods with the Presidential Medal of Freedom on Monday, less than a month after the golf star won his first major championship in more than a decade....
17:48, 05/06/2019

James Beard Awards 2019 announced: NYC no longer the culinary capital Let’s just stay in tonight. The James Beard Foundation Awards were announced last night, handing out what some call the Oscars of the food world. And even though New York City may be home to the best new restaurant — congrats to Tribeca’s...
10:48, 05/07/2019

Taylor Swift accused of ripping off Beyoncé’s act at Billboard Music Awards Taylor Swift does not march to the beat of her own drummer, according to the Beyhive. The “ME!” singer opened the 2019 Billboard Music Awards with an Easter egg-hued rendition of her new single with Panic at the Disco’s Brendon Urie...
08:32, 05/02/2019

2019 Google Play Awards Winners Announced: Here Are Top Apps of the Year Google announced the 2019 Google Play Award winners at the ongoing I/O developer conference. This is the fourth year that Google is celebrating the best apps and games of Google Play....
01:48, 05/09/2019

T.I. Awards $25,000 College Scholarship in Memory of His Sister to an HBCU Student and Single Mom T.I. is turning his personal pain into a bit of good fortune for a deserving college student. The rapper and reality-TV personality has started a scholarship fund in the name of his sister Antoinette “Precious” Harris Chapman, who died earlier this y...
02:48, 05/09/2019

In Latest Roundup Defeat for Bayer, Jury Awards Couple $2 Billion Bayer faced a significant courtroom defeat from a lawsuit alleging Roundup weedkiller led to cancer, with a California jury awarding a couple $2.055 billion in damages....
17:16, 05/13/2019

Bryan Cranston, musical 'Hadestown' score top nominations for Broadway's Tony awards Bryan Cranston, Annette Bening and Laurie Metcalf were among top nominees for Broadway's Tony awards on Tuesday, with musical "Hadestown" leading all shows with 14 nods....
10:16, 04/30/2019

Trump Rides High on the Tiger: Awards Woods Presidential Medal of Freedom Donald Trump did as promised Monday and awarded golf great Tiger Woods with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian honor, during a ceremony in the White House Rose Garden....
07:00, 05/07/2019

Mississippi Jury Awards $3 Million to Black Strippers in Workplace Discrimination Case A jury in Mississippi has awarded more than $3 million to five black strippers after a federal judge found their working conditions worse than those of their white counterparts....
14:00, 05/18/2019

Donald Trump Awards Presidential Medal Of Freedom To Golfer Tiger Woods President Donald Trump awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom to golfer Tiger Woods on Monday evening, saying it his "privilege" to bestow the honor on "one of the greatest athletes in the history......
21:48, 05/06/2019

In photos: Alex Trebek, Judge Judy Sheindlin win at the Daytime Emmy Awards Television stars attend the 46th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards held in Pasadena, Calif., on May 5, 2019 and the Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Awards on May 3, 2019....
18:32, 05/06/2019

Minneapolis Awards $20 Million to Family of Woman Shot by Officer Mohamed Noor The City of Minneapolis has agreed to pay $20 million to the family of an unarmed woman who was shot and killed by an officer after she approached his car when he was responding the her 911 call....
17:16, 05/04/2019

CBOE Named ‘Exchange of the Year’ at GlobalCapital Americas Derivatives Awards 2016 CHICAGO, IL – June 3, 2016 -- Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) announced today that it was named “Exchange of the Year” Thursday night at GlobalCapital’s Americas Derivatives Awards 2016 ceremony in New York City....
13:32, 05/01/2019

Look: Sophie Turner, Jennifer Hudson to present at Billboard Music Awards 2019 "Game of Thrones" star Sophie Turner, Jennifer Hudson, Eva Longoria, Chrissy Metz and Justin Hartley will take the stage at the Billboard Music Awards....
12:00, 04/30/2019

Carrie Underwood, Thomas Rhett and More Stars Set to Perform at 2019 CMT Music Awards The 2019 CMT Music Awards are going big this summer! With less than a month to go until the annual award show airs live from Nashville, CMT is announcing just some of the star-studded......
08:16, 05/15/2019

Chicago, It's James Beard Awards Weekend. Have You Gotten Your Tickets to the Tastiest Party in Town? Chicago has long been known as a food lover’s town, but if you’re a bona fide foodie, there’s no bigger weekend than when the city plays host to the annual James Beard Foundation Awards, taking place this year on Monday, May 6....
20:16, 05/03/2019

Which Celebrity Set the 2019 Billboard Music Awards Red Carpet on Fire With Their Style? Vote Now! The 2019 Billboard Music Awards were on fire on Wednesday night and we're not just talking about Taylor Swift's opening performance. This year, the big award show was a night to......
10:00, 05/02/2019

Bafta TV awards 2019: backstage with Jodie Comer, Louis Theroux and more – in pictures The Guardian photographer Sarah Lee mingled with the stars on the red carpet and backstage at Bafta’s television awards at the Royal Festival Hall in LondonKilling Eve takes top prizes in Bafta TV awardsThe full list of winnersBaftas were riddled wit...
06:48, 05/14/2019

Sophie Turner and Joe Jonas had a surprise Las Vegas wedding after Billboard Music Awards Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner celebrated his Billboard Music Awards performance with a surprise wedding ceremony.        ...
12:00, 05/02/2019

Cardi B Is a Total Boss in Acceptance Speech at 2019 Billboard Music Awards Cardi B is here to slay, okurrr? The rapper is taking home the award for Best Rap Song at the 2019 Billboard Music Awards for her song, "I Like It" with J. Balvin and Bad Bunny,......
03:32, 05/02/2019

2019 James Beard Foundation Awards honor restaurants and chefs; see the winners The annual James Beard Foundation Awards recognize the nation’s culinary front-runners across more than 20 categories.        ...
06:48, 05/08/2019

Swag, Suits, and a Whole Lotta Slits: The 2019 Billboard Awards Red Carpet Strikes Again If there’s any industry that loves celebrating itself, it’s the entertainment industry—with plenty of demand from us fans, of course. And taking yet another opportunity to flex, many of music’s most of-the-moment artists converged on Las Vegas, Nevad...
13:48, 05/02/2019

Tony awards 2019: nominations reveal snubbed stars and dark themes With a refreshing embrace of both experimental plays and difficult themes, this year’s nominations offer up an interesting, hard-to-predict raceWhat does it say about Broadway that a play about a troubled belief in the American experiment was not nom...
06:00, 05/01/2019

Mariah Carey (and Her Twins) Just Reminded Us Why She's an Icon at 2019 Billboard Music Awards Bow down to the only and only Mariah Carey! During the 2019 Billboard Music Awards, Jennifer Hudson had the privilege of introducing the Billboard Icon Award to the music......
03:32, 05/02/2019

Drake breaks Taylor Swift's record at Billboard Music Awards Drake gave his mom an early Mother's Day gift with a heartfelt speech at the 2019 Billboard Music Awards, where he broke Taylor Swift's record for most wins. (May 2)        ...
12:48, 05/03/2019

CBOE Awarded Best Overall Exchange at Wall Street Letter Institutional Trading Awards Ceremony CHICAGO, IL -- February 24, 2016 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) announced today that the exchange was awarded “Best Overall Exchange” at the fifth annual Wall Street Letter (WSL) Institutional Trading Awards last night in New ...
13:32, 05/01/2019

CBOE Receives Two Honors at EQDerivatives Global Equity and Volatility Derivatives Awards 2016 CHICAGO, IL -- March 15, 2016 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) announced it received two honors at the EQDerivatives Global Equity & Volatility Derivatives Awards last night in New York City -- “U.S. Exchange of the Year” and “L...
13:32, 05/01/2019

CBOE Receives Two Honors at Wall Street Letter Institutional Trading Awards Ceremony CHICAGO, IL – February 5, 2015 –The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) announced that the exchange received two honors – “Best Options Trading Venue” and “Best Mobile Application” – at the fourth annual Wall Street Letter...
14:00, 05/01/2019

Taylor Swift, Cardi B and More Celebs Dazzle in Pastel at the 2019 Billboard Music Awards It's a pastel dream tonight! Music's biggest stars are pulling out all of the stops for the 2019 Billboard Music Awards with their major style moments on the red carpet. The......
03:32, 05/02/2019

Shemar Moore Pays Tribute to Kristoff St. John at 2019 Daytime Emmy Awards Shemar Moore paid tribute to his late Young and the Restless co-star Kristoff St. John on Sunday at the 2019 Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Awards. After taking the stage at the Pasadena......
07:48, 05/06/2019

Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner had a surprise wedding ceremony in Las Vegas after the Billboard Music Awards Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner celebrated his Billboard Music Awards performance with a surprise wedding ceremony.        ...
06:32, 05/02/2019

Billboard Music Awards 2019: See Taylor Swift, Cardi B and More Stars' Best Candid Moments The 2019 Billboard Music Awards took place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Wednesday--and what a show it was. Taylor Swift and Panic! at the Disco's Brendon Urie kicked......
10:00, 05/02/2019

Paula Abdul dances, conducts surprise audition for Bond's next Oddjob at Billboard Awards The most recent crop of Bond movies show a willingness to revisit classic characters from the spy series’ long history. After going so far as to feature Christoph Waltz as a 21st century Blofeld, scarred eye and all, the sky seems to be the limit for...
15:48, 05/02/2019

Julianne Hough Wears a Neck Brace After Getting Hit by Paula Abdul at the Billboard Music Awards Julianne Hough straight up got hit by Paula Abdul's hat. For fans who caught the iconic performer's impressive finale medley routine at the 2019 Billboard Music Awards, they......
15:48, 05/02/2019

Kelly Clarkson Undergoes Surgery Hours After Hosting 2019 Billboard Music Awards Kelly Clarkson just redefined the old saying, "The show must go on!" A rep for the pop star tells E! News that the pop singer is "doing great" after undergoing surgery to......
19:48, 05/02/2019

Billboard Music Awards 2019: Drake wins top award, becomes the winningest artist in history Mother's Day is in a couple weeks, but rap star Drake gave his mom an early gift with a heartfelt speech when he won the night's top honor at the 2019 Billboard Music Awards.        ...
23:32, 05/01/2019

Cardi B Gives Haters a NSFW Anatomy Lesson Backstage at 2019 Billboard Music Awards Cardi B just went there. The rapper took a brief intermission from tonight's 2019 Billboard Music Awards to set the record straight on a potentially explicit photo making waves on......
03:32, 05/02/2019

Imagine Dragons frontman Dan Reynolds calls for conversion therapy ban at 2019 Billboard Music Awards Imagine Dragons was named Top Rock Artist at the 2019 Billboard Music Awards – and during the band’s acceptance speech, lead man Dan Reynolds used his platform to advocate for the LGBTQ community and call out conversion therapy laws in the United Sta...
22:16, 05/01/2019

Sarah Jessica Parker, Andy Cohen and More Stars Shine at GLAAD Media Awards New York It was a star-studded night in the Big Apple as celebrities gathered at the New York Hilton Midtown for the 30th Annual GLAAD Media Awards. The organization, which honors "media for......
20:48, 05/04/2019

Paula Abdul Receives Standing Ovation After Nostalgic 2019 Billboard Music Awards Performance Paula Abdul is proving her icon status on the 2019 Billboard Music Awards stage. The former American Idol showed she's a force to be reckoned with when she performed a six-minute......
03:32, 05/02/2019

Fans accuse Taylor Swift of 'copying' Beyoncé's performance at 2019 Billboard Music Awards Taylor Swift took the MGM Grand Garden Arena stage Wednesday evening, where she opened up the 2019 Billboard Music Awards with her newest single "ME!" -- in a performance that had some viewers claiming she copied Beyoncé....
22:16, 05/01/2019

Autocar Awards 2019: Laurens van den Acker wins Sturmey Award for forward-thinking vehicle design The Sturmey Award is handed to the motoring industry's most celebrated innovators Renault’s incumbent design boss has instigated a new era of modern style at the car maker. We celebrate his success Laurens van den Acker, Renault’s tall, soft-spoke...
18:48, 05/14/2019

Billboard Music Awards: Social media erupts as Imagine Dragons tops Queen as top rock band Some fans are upset after Imagine Dragons bested the iconic rock band Queen to take home the coveted Top Rock Artist honor Wednesday evening at the 2019 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas....
22:16, 05/01/2019

Autocar Awards 2019: Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche wins Issigonis Award for extraordinary achievements in motoring Zetsche: "The biggest challenge we now face is also the most enjoyable" Daimler’s convention-busting CEO will leave a legacy of innovation in the wake of his imminent departure It’s likely no boss at Daimler will wear a tie to a middle-ranking bus...
18:48, 05/14/2019

Billboard Music Awards: Drake calls for more respect among artists as he accepts top gong at star-studded bash Drake has called for more respect between artists following the deaths of several high-profile industry figures as he scooped a top gong at the Billboard Music Awards....
00:32, 05/02/2019

Awards for Green Book and The New Negro merely assuage white guilt – these are not great works of art | Michael Henry Adams The best picture Oscar and the Pulitzer for biography have been bestowed on problematic and inferior works on raceArt highlighting the marginalized, blacks, gays and others, is more fashionable than ever. For the gatekeepers of culture, however, it i...
22:32, 05/10/2019

California jury awards couple $2 billion in verdict against Monsanto in third decision involving Roundup weed killer. OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — California jury awards couple $2 billion in verdict against Monsanto in third decision involving Roundup weed killer....
17:16, 05/13/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Press Freedom Day, Tuna Day, cultural dialogue, #GlobalGoals awards, updates on Syria, Somalia, Mali This Thursday, top stories includes: the celebrations of World Press Freedom Day and World Tuna Day, events for inter-cultural dialogue in Azerbaijan and for Global Goals awards in Germany, and updates from Syria, Somalia and Mali....
18:48, 05/02/2019

Evening Standard Home Design Awards 2019: share a picture of your garden makeover for the chance to win £1,000 worth of prizes It couldn't be easier to enter. Just upload one picture of your finished garden makeover to be in with a chance to be featured in the Evening Standard and win prizes worth over £1,000....
04:00, 05/13/2019

Evening Standard Home Design Awards 2019: share a picture of your kitchen makeover for a chance to win £1,000 worth of prizes It couldn't be easier to enter. Just upload one picture of your finished kitchen makeover to be in with a chance to be featured in the Evening Standard and win prizes worth over £1,000....
04:00, 05/13/2019

Evening Standard New Homes Awards 2019: London Square wins top prize for The Glasshouse apartment in Caledonian Road The Evening Standard New Homes Awards winning projects have been revealed, with a two-bedroom apartment in Caledonian Road selected as this year's Grand Prix winner....
09:32, 05/17/2019

Evening Standard Home Design Awards 2019: share a picture of your bathroom makeover for a chance to win £1,000 worth of prizes It couldn't be easier to enter. Upload one photo and a description of your finished bathroom makeover to be in with a chance to be featured in the Evening Standard — and win prizes worth £1,000....
04:00, 05/13/2019

Evening Standard Home Design Awards 2019: share picture of your bedroom makeover project for a chance to win prizes worth £1,000 It couldn't be easier to enter. Just upload one picture of your finished bedroom makeover to be in with a chance to be featured in the Evening Standard and win prizes worth £1,000....
04:00, 05/13/2019

Evening Standard Home Design Awards 2019: share a picture of your living room makeover for a chance to win over £1,000 worth of prizes It couldn't be easier to enter. Just upload one picture of your finished living room makeover to be in with a chance to be featured in the Evening Standard — and win prizes worth £1,000....
04:00, 05/13/2019

An emotional Madonna honors gay teacher at GLAAD Awards: 'It was OK to be different' Madonna, a pioneer for gay rights, accepted the Advocate for Change Award at the 2019 GLAAD Media Awards with a rousing speech.        ...
15:16, 05/05/2019

Kelly Clarkson is 'feeling awesome' after appendectomy following Billboard Music Awards "Not gonna lie.... I may or may not have broken down in tears after the show from pain," Kelly Clarkson tweeted of her appendicitis.        ...
08:00, 05/03/2019

Taylor Swift performs 'ME!' live, answers fan questions at the Billboard Music Awards Swift and Brendon Urie will join forces for the first time ever on stage at the 2019 Billboard Music Awards to give "ME!" its live debut.        ...
18:48, 05/01/2019

Evening Standard Home Design Awards 2019: how your home makeover project could win you £1,000 worth of prizes Entries for the Evening Standard Home Design Awards are now open. We're asking creative home improvers to share with us their bold and imaginative makeover projects....
02:48, 05/03/2019

Cboe Global Markets Awarded Most Innovative Exchange Technology at 2018 Fund Technology and WSL Awards CHICAGO – February 9, 2018 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, announced today the company was awarded “Most Innovative Exchange Technology” at the 2018 Fund Technology and W...
06:32, 05/01/2019

'It's heartbreaking': Paula Abdul talks father's death, Billboard Music Awards performance After scoring six No. 1 hits on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart, Paula Abdul will perform a career-spanning medley on Wednesday's Billboard Music Awards.        ...
12:32, 04/28/2019

Taylor Swift, Beyoncé fans spar over Billboard Music Awards: 'Taylor DID NOT copy her' Did Taylor Swift's Billboard Music Awards performance on Wednesday night rip off Beyoncé's 2018's Coachella show?        ...
18:32, 05/02/2019

Taylor Swift, Beyonce fans spar over Billboard Music Awards: 'Taylor DID NOT copy her' Did Taylor Swift's Billboard Music Awards performance on Wednesday night rip off Beyonce's 2018's Coachella show?        ...
08:16, 05/02/2019

'Avengers: Endgame,' 'Game of Thrones' lead MTV Movie & TV Awards nominations "Avengers: Endgame," ''Game of Thrones" and "RBG" are the three top nominees heading into the MTV Movie & TV Awards on June 17, garnering four each.        ...
16:48, 05/14/2019

Shocking poll: 16% would give Trump 2 extra years, 7% would let him stay if defeated Nearly 2 of 10 Americans believe President Trump should be given two extra years in office because his agenda was stalled by the Russia election probe, and another 7% said he should stay in office if defeated, according to a new survey....
10:48, 05/16/2019

Stripped of women’s records, transgender powerlifter asks, ‘Where do we draw the line?’ Mary Gregory received the trophies, posed for photos and four days later was erased from the record books because organizers classified her as a man....
10:48, 05/16/2019

Family Life Has Turned One Of World Of Warcraft’s Greatest Heroes Into Mel Gibson In the latest cinematic trailer for World of Warcraft, orc leader Varok Saurfang travels to Outland in search of legendary Horde warchief Thrall, who retired with his wife and children following the events of the Legion expansion. What Saurfang finds...
11:00, 05/16/2019

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

Trump meets with Swiss leader amid Iran tensions President Donald Trump welcomed Swiss president Ueli Maurer to the White House Thursday, amid rising tensions with Iran. Asked by reporters if the U.S. is going to war with Tehran, Trump responded, "I hope not." (May 16)     ...
11:00, 05/16/2019

Ten charged in US and Europe over malware attacks Ten people have been charged in connection with malicious software attacks that infected tens of thousands of computers and caused more than 100 million US dollars in financial losses in the United States and Europe. (May 16)     ...
11:00, 05/16/2019

FAA chief defends grounding Boeing 737 Max later than other nations, worries problem took a year to discover Boeing 737 Max had a cockpit warning light problem that took a year for FAA to learn, acting administrator Daniel Elwell told a US House committee.        ...
11:00, 05/16/2019

Wisconsin firefighter killed in Wednesday shooting; police officer, 2 others also shot The firefighter was shot, along with three other people including a police officer, while at the scene of a medical emergency in Appleton.        ...
11:00, 05/16/2019

More mysterious 'jars of the dead' have been unearthed in this country Archeologists in Laos have discovered 15 new sites containing over 100, 1000-year-old stone jars that may have been used for the dead.        ...
11:16, 05/16/2019

| Anglo American opens Zimbabwe's first platinum smelter Mining giant Anglo American has opened a $62-million platinum smelter in Zimbabwe, the country's first such refinery, as President Emmerson Mnangagwa vowed to boost the country's valuable platinum sector....
11:16, 05/16/2019

Full Blue Moon 2019 UK: What is once in a blue moon? 10 superstitious beliefs about the lunar spectacle You may use the phrase "once in a Blue Moon" to describe how often you find a fiver down the back of the sofa, or in reference to how many times you use your gym membership – but where did the saying actually come from?...
11:16, 05/16/2019

Tiger struggles early at PGA Championship, Koepka shares lead Tiger Woods mixed two double-bogeys with a birdie to sit six shots back of defending champion and early joint leader Brooks Koepka midway through his first round at the PGA Championship on Thursday....
11:16, 05/16/2019

Europe must maintain own course after U.S. blacklisting of Huawei: Germany German Chancellor Angela Merkel and the powerful BDI industry association distanced themselves on Thursday from the U.S. government's decision to put Chinese telecom equipment giant Huawei Technologies on a blacklist....
11:48, 05/16/2019

Nathan Redmond and Harry Kane in England squad with Nations League looming • Tottenham’s Kane has not played since 9 April because of injury• Gareth Southgate rewards Redmond for Southampton formSouthampton’s Nathan Redmond is the surprise name in Gareth Southgate’s initial England squad for the Nations League finals.The ma...
12:00, 05/16/2019

Atlantique review – African oppression meets supernatural mystery Mati Diop’s feature debut forces young Senegalese lovers to choose between love, duty and servitude, then adds a surreal twist‘Some memories are omens,” says the heroine of this intriguingly ruminative and poetic movie from Mati Diop, making her feat...
12:16, 05/16/2019

America needs to 'be the adult in the room' with Iran, says House Democrat Houlahan As rising tensions between the United States and Iran have prompted American officials to order non-emergency personnel out of Iraq, Rep. Chrissy Houlahan, D, Pa., argued that the safety of Americans a top priority, but it's crucial not to provoke Ir...
12:16, 05/16/2019

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

Saudi coalition answers oil attacks with airstrikes in Yemen Saudi-led airstrikes in Yemen Thursday killed at least six people and injured dozens, an operation the Saudi government said is retaliation for terror attacks this week on oil infrastructure....
12:32, 05/16/2019

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

Megan Lee death: Takeaway boss wins manslaughter conviction appeal over death of schoolgirl with nut allergy A takeaway boss found guilty of the manslaughter of a schoolgirl who suffered an allergic reaction to a meal containing peanut proteins has won an appeal against his conviction....
12:32, 05/16/2019

Watch: Brewers' Christian Yelich hits MLB-leading 17th homer against Phillies Milwaukee Brewers superstar Christian Yelich belted his league-leading 17th home run in the first inning against the Philadelphia Phillies on Thursday at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia....
12:48, 05/16/2019

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

Saved from obsolescence, Microsoft is now making Paint better Enlarge / A picture apparently constructed in Paint using the keyboard exclusively. (credit: Microsoft) The news for mspaint.exe aficionados is just getting better and better. Microsoft's original plan was to deprecate Paint and end its development...
12:48, 05/16/2019

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

The Knicks’ Zion Williamson ‘hangover’ is nothing to fear Once the Zion Williamson “hangover” subsides, the Knicks are poised to get a “really, really good player” with the third overall pick in the 2019 draft. So says ESPN NBA draft analyst Mike Schmitz, who believes the Knicks still should be excited abou...
12:48, 05/16/2019

Brooks Koepka running away with PGA Championship on Day 1 Brooks Koepka began his PGA Championship opening round Thursday at Bethpage Black by dropping a 40-foot birdie bomb on his first hole, the 10th. He ended the round by dropping a 33-foot birdie bomb putt on his final hole, No. 9. And when the dust fro...
12:48, 05/16/2019

Ric Flair hospitalized after ‘very serious’ medical event Wrestling legend Ric Flair was hospitalized Thursday after having a “very serious” medical emergency, according to a report. TMZ Sports reports that the 70-year-old wrestling icon was in Atlanta when he had an unspecified medical event before being r...
12:48, 05/16/2019

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

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

DuckTales lets Fenton define himself outside of Gizmoduck–and Mark Beaks outside of hashtags The newest “new” character in the DuckTales universe is one Gandra Dee. Voiced by The Good Places’s Jameela Jamil, Dee is a punk rebel scientist who scoffs at white suit types who sell out their brilliance for the needs and whims of billionaires. She...
13:00, 05/16/2019

Tiger Woods PGA Championship score LIVE: Latest scorecard and tracking from Bethpage Tiger Woods ended an 11-year wait for his 16th major title at the Masters last month, now attention turns immediately to No.16 at the PGA Championship....
13:16, 05/16/2019

Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool and Tottenham players told to 'park rivalries' for England duty Gareth Southgate has warned his England players they will need to "park their rivalries" to win the Nations League after an intense end to the season at club level....
13:16, 05/16/2019

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

The Pour: In Texas, Winemakers Find Room to Roam Forced to leave the North Fork of Long Island after a zoning dispute, Southold Farm and Cellar, a groundbreaking producer, has started anew in Hill Country....
13:16, 05/16/2019

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

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

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

Trump Tells Pentagon Chief He Does Not Want War With Iran The president’s statement came during a briefing on the rising tensions with Tehran, and officials said he was firm in saying he did not want a military clash....
13:32, 05/16/2019

Americans overestimate their understanding of internet security The number of consumers creating a website to have their own online presence is on the rise but a new survey from Google has revealed that many people drastically overestimate their understanding of internet security and online safety.After introduci...
13:48, 05/16/2019

Amazon unveils improved Fire 7 and Fire 7 Kids Edition tablets, prices remains the same Amazon's Fire 7 tablet and Fire 7 Kids Edition have just become better with the latest release coming from the US company. New and improved version of the two popular Android tablets have been revealed today, and even though they feature enhanced spe...
13:48, 05/16/2019

Most Americans say they’ve given private info to a website they don’t trust More than half of Americans (56%) admit to inputting critical personal information into a website they didn’t fully trust, according to new research. A survey of 2,000 Americans aiming to uncover just how easily people trust websites with their perso...
14:00, 05/16/2019

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

Trump administration pulls $929 million in funding for California high-speed rail The Federal Railroad Administration announced Thursday it terminated a nearly $929 million grant to the California High-Speed Rail Authority as part of a 2010 agreement....
14:00, 05/16/2019

We're Finally Learning More about MU69, the Strange, Flat Rock in the Outer Solar System New Horizons mission scientists have released the first peer-reviewed results from their study of 2014 MU69, demonstrating just how “pristine” this object is.Read more......
14:00, 05/16/2019

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

"Not Enough": Priyanka Gandhi After BJP Disowns Pragya Thakur Shocker The BJP distancing itself from party leader Pragya Singh Thakur's statement that Mahatma Gandhi's killer Nathuram Godse is a "patriot" is not enough, Congress general Priyanka Gandhi Vadra said today,......
14:16, 05/16/2019

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

Tiger Tracker: Woods gets off to shaky start, Koepka dominates SportsPulse: It was an up and down first day for Tiger Woods at Bethpage. Golfweek's Adam Woodard breaks down what went right and what went wrong on day one.        ...
14:16, 05/16/2019

Tickets to watch Tigers Woods, PGA Championship selling for as low as $6 PGA Championship tickets have a face value of $110 but they are going for as little as $6 on StubHub.        ...
14:16, 05/16/2019

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

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

Three Britons and a South African killed in Dubai air crash Investigation launched after UK-registered light aircraft crashes near Dubai international airport Three Britons and a South African have died in a plane crash near Dubai international airport, according to the Emirati authorities.A UK-registered lig...
14:32, 05/16/2019

Not enough vaccine: Asylum seekers awaiting rulings face chickenpox outbreak The health department doesn’t have enough vaccine for the asylum seekers and the shelter can't quarantine the sick, a health official said.        ...
14:48, 05/16/2019

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

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

Sweet Home Alabama? I have a complicated relationship with Alabama because Alabama is a complicated place. Though I’ve lived less time there than anywhere else in the world that could be considered home (fall of 1993 through spring 1997 and only two summers, ever), it i...
14:48, 05/16/2019

Sign Up For Butcher Box, Get a Bunch Of Extra Barbecue-Friendly Meats For Free We’re big fans of Butcher Box’s meat-by-mail deliveries of grass-fed beef, heritage grade pork, and organic chicken, and if you sign up for a new account today, you’ll get everything you need to host a little barbecue thrown in for free....
14:48, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 1-Cuba says Boeing 737 plane crash last year likely due to crew errors Cuba said on Thursday an investigation into the crash a year ago of a Boeing 737 in Havana that killed all but one of the 113 people aboard suggests the most probable cause was errors by the crew that died in the tragedy....
14:48, 05/16/2019

Madonna to perform at Eurovision in Israel despite boycott calls Madonna will perform during the final of the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel, it has been confirmed, despite calls for her and other stars to boycott the event....
15:00, 05/16/2019

The 13 best places to travel alone Solo travelers can and do go just about anywhere, but these places are particularly easy and even rewarding to visit by yourself.        ...
15:16, 05/16/2019

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

Calgarian helping tennis star Maria Sharapova get back on her feet Calgary massage therapist and conditioning coach, Marcin Goszczynski, has helped many high profiles recover athletes from injuries and now his focus is on Maria Sharapova and her troubled right shoulder....
15:16, 05/16/2019

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

'Bachelorette' Hannah Brown defends franchise on 'Live' after Kelly Ripa called it 'gross' "Bachelorette" Hannah Brown was a guest on "Live" days after Kelly Ripa slammed the reality dating competition as a "gross, gross show."        ...
15:32, 05/16/2019

New Hampshire lunch lady fired for giving food to student who couldn’t pay CANAAN, N.H. (WBTS) – A New Hampshire cafeteria worker is speaking out about being fired for allowing a student who could not pay to take food. Bonnie Kimball, a lunchroom employee at Mascoma Valley Regional High School in Canaan, was let go by...
15:48, 05/16/2019

The 2019 Memorial Cup: A look at each of the four teams at this year’s tournament As players hit the ice and fans climb into the stands here is what you need to know about the four teams competing in the 101st edition of the Canadian Hockey League tournament....
15:48, 05/16/2019

Trump says ‘I hope not’ about getting into war with Iran WASHINGTON – President Trump suggested Thursday that he wasn’t gunning for a military conflict with Iran.. “I hope not,” the president responded when asked by a reporter outside the White House if the U.S. was going to war with Iran. That answe...
16:00, 05/16/2019

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

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

Brazil's Vale Sees Risk of New Dam Burst Brazil’s iron-ore giant Vale alerted local authorities another of its dams could burst soon, just months after the unexpected collapse of a similar structure owned by the company killed hundreds of people in the town of Brumadinho....
16:16, 05/16/2019

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

UPDATE 2-Chip gear maker Applied Materials results beat estimates, shares rise Applied Materials Inc forecast third-quarter profit and revenue above estimates and reported better-than-expected quarterly results on Thursday, allaying investor concerns about slowing semiconductor demand....
16:16, 05/16/2019

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

Tennessee Volunteers’ 325-pound football recruit dunks, sinks full-court shot in wild video A nearly 325-pound Tennessee Volunteers football recruit showed off his athleticism in a video of him dunking a basketball followed by draining a full-court shot....
16:16, 05/16/2019

The new Motorola Razr looks tiny when folded, according to this video We’ve known for a while Motorola is planning on reviving its Razr brand, jumping on the folding phone bandwagon with its own take on the concept that far removed from Huawei or Samsung’s. Though we’ve leaked materials showing what the phone will look...
16:32, 05/16/2019

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

Israel Presses the Case Against Iran, but Not for War Israel has quietly played an instrumental role in the escalating tensions in the Middle East. But analysts say it wants to pressure Iran, not start a war....
16:32, 05/16/2019

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

Trump unveils new US immigration policy President Donald Trump has unveiled new merit-based immigration policy plans that aim to increase the proportion of skilled migration to the United States. The policy is likely to face stiff opposition in Congress....
16:32, 05/16/2019

Top U.S. lawmakers press Pompeo for answers on Iran arms control report The chairmen of three congressional committees on national security on Thursday pressed U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to explain whether a Trump administration arms control report was politicized and slanted assessments about Iran....
16:32, 05/16/2019

Cuba says Boeing 737 plane crash last year likely due to crew errors Cuba said on Thursday an investigation into the crash a year ago of a Boeing 737 in Havana that killed all but one of the 113 people aboard suggests the most probable cause was errors by the crew that died in the tragedy....
16:32, 05/16/2019

Alabama boycott builds as states retaliate against abortion law A movement to boycott Alabama over its near-ban on abortion gained momentum Thursday as officials in Maryland and Colorado called for economic retaliation and online flyers urged people not to buy anything in, or from Alabama....
16:32, 05/16/2019

Key European human rights body marks 70th birthday Over 30 European foreign ministers have gathered in the Finnish capital to mark the 70th anniversary of the continent's key human rights body, the Council of Europe....
17:00, 05/16/2019

School criticized for actor’s Arab headwear in safety drill HARRISON CITY, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania school district is defending itself after video surfaced of a safety drill that had a teacher posing as a shooter and donning what appeared to be a Middle Eastern headdress. The video appears to show the actor...
17:00, 05/16/2019

Nats’ Sánchez strains hamstring, will go on injured list WASHINGTON (AP) — Nationals pitcher Aníbal Sánchez will go on the injured list after leaving in the second inning of Washington’s 7-6 win against the New York Mets on Thursday. Sánchez, a 35-year-old right-hander, is 0-6 with a 5.10 ERA. He was...
17:00, 05/16/2019

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

Kentucky, West Virginia Leading U.S. In New Hepatitis C Cases LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– As the number of hepatitis A cases across the state appears to be leveling off, a new problem has presented itself, hepatitis C. New hepatitis C cases from intravenous drug use are now roughly tripling those of new HIV ...
17:00, 05/16/2019

Fed Officials Reveal More Doubts About Inflation Dynamics, but See Few Solutions Federal Reserve officials thought inflation would be running solidly at their 2% target this year. It isn’t. And they are puzzled over why and what they should do about it...
17:00, 05/16/2019

Thrill Your Cat With These Videos of Songbirds and Squirrels If you want to entertain your cat, or get some juicy phone footage of your cat going nuts and peeking behind your computer screen, then play these YouTube videos of English songbirds and squirrels. Cornwall resident Paul Dinning shot hundreds of wild...
17:16, 05/16/2019

Bipartisan bill aims to give families of Beirut bombing victims $1.68B in Iranian funds Republicans and Democrats in both houses of Congress have drafted bills to give the families of the 241 Americans killed in the 1983 Beirut bombing access to $1.68 billion of Iranian funds being held by a Luxembourg-based firm....
17:32, 05/16/2019

Burberry to close one in 10 stores worldwide Clothing company refuses to reveal location of the 38 outlets earmarked for closureBurberry is closing one in 10 stores around the world as part of an overhaul designed to take the luxury fashion brand more upmarket.The 163 year-old company refused t...
17:32, 05/16/2019

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

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

Google's how-to videos explain Assistant's accessibility features As part of Global Accessibility Awareness Day, Google revealed a series of video tutorials meant to help people with disabilities set up and use their Assistant-enabled smart devices. The videos are available in a YouTube playlist, and so far they co...
18:48, 05/16/2019

Instagram's revamped Explore section includes Stories Stories are an increasingly important part of Instagram, and the social network wants to be sure you see more of them. It just unveiled a revamped Explore tab that will feature personalized Stories recommendations. You won't have to track down...
18:48, 05/16/2019

Senators in Brazil pass forced rehab for drug users The Senate approved Wednesday a series of drug policy changes that strengthen penalties for traffickers and introduce forced admissions of addicts in private and religious centers...
19:00, 05/16/2019

Tati Westbrook Calls for an End to the ''Abuse'' Against James Charles as She Takes a Break From YouTube Tati Westbrook is ready to press pause on her public feud with James Charles... for now. Less than a week after the YouTube star captivated the internet with a 43-minute takedown video......
19:16, 05/16/2019

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

NBA notebook: Durant to miss at least one more week Golden State Warriors star Kevin Durant is not yet ready to resume on-court work and will be re-evaluated in a week, the team announced Thursday, shortly before hosting Game 2 of the Western Conference finals against the Portland Trail Blazers....
19:16, 05/16/2019

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

Qatar brings first new World Cup stadium to life as FIFA mulls expansion Qatar inaugurated the first of seven new World Cup 2022 stadiums on Thursday, just weeks before a crucial FIFA summit will decide whether to expand the tournament and potentially push it beyond the tiny Gulf state's borders to accommodate a larger fo...
19:16, 05/16/2019

2019 PGA Championship: Brooks Koepka soars into lead, Tiger Woods shoots 72 Brooks Koepka sat atop the leaderboard at the 101st PGA Championship, coasting through a bogey-free round of 63 that set the course record at Bethpage Black....
19:16, 05/16/2019

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

Famed architect I. M. Pei dies at 102 Famed architect Ieoh Ming Pei, commonly known as I.M. Pei, died Wednesday, a spokesman at his New York architecture firm said. He was 102. Pei was perhaps best known for transforming the Louvre Museum in Paris by erecting a giant glass pyramid on the...
19:32, 05/16/2019

More people will soon be able to use their vacation days to pay off student debt What’s more valuable — getting out of debt or getting away? Soon more workers will have the opportunity to make that calculation. PTO Exchange, a platform that allows employers to give workers the ability to put the monetary value of their vacation d...
19:32, 05/16/2019

Bad news, journalists: Robots are writing really good headlines now Journalism is hard. Hours of research and writing culminate with publishing a piece with little more than blind faith that it’ll be well-received. Most aren’t. And for those that flop, it’s typically the headline we start with when trying to diagnose...
19:48, 05/16/2019

Saudi Arabia is Blaming Iran for a Drone Attack Amid Calls for U.S. Strikes (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Saudi Arabia accused Tehran of being behind a drone strike that shut down a key oil pipeline in the kingdom, and a newspaper close to the palace called for Washington to launch “surgical” strikes on I...
19:48, 05/16/2019

I.M. Pei, Pioneering Architect Who Designed Iconic Louvre Pyramid, Dies at 102 I.M. Pei, the world-renowned architect famous for designing the glass pyramid entry to the Louvre in Paris, has died, according to the New York Times and other outlets. He was 102. Known for his groundbreaking architecture, his influential structures...
19:48, 05/16/2019

Cardinals' Peterson suspended 6 games for PED violation Arizona Cardinals All-Pro cornerback Patrick Peterson has been suspended for the first six games of the 2019 season for violating the NFL's performance-enhancing drug policy        ...
19:48, 05/16/2019

The legends of 1969: Mario Andretti’s unlikely Indy 500 victory filled with racing lore Mario Andretti shares the stories of his strange path to victory in 1969 Indy 500 as the 50th anniversary approaches.        ...
19:48, 05/16/2019

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

Kevin Durant ‘not close’ to returning to the Warriors Warriors star Kevin Durant is “not close” to recovering from his right calf strain, ESPN reported Thursday. Durant was injured in Game 5 of the Western Conference semifinal series against the Rockets. He missed Golden State’s clinching Game 6 victory...
20:00, 05/16/2019

RJ Barrett’s NBA draft preference: Landing with Knicks or Lakers CHICAGO — It looks like RJ Barrett won’t be singing the Memphis blues. According to an NBA source, the 6-foot-7 Duke swingman prefers if he drops past Memphis, to No. 3 or No. 4, to get to play with either the Knicks or Lakers. Memphis has the No. 2 ...
20:00, 05/16/2019

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

China tells Turkey to support its fight against Uighur militants China has called on Turkey to support its fight against militants operating in China's restive far western region of Xinjiang, following criticism from Turkey about rights in a part of China heavily populated by a Turkic, mostly Muslim people....
20:00, 05/16/2019

RPT-COLUMN-Chinese outages a reminder of aluminium's dirty secret: Andy Home Chinese alumina prices have jumped to a five-month high on news that at least two refineries in the province of Shanxi are being shut down pending environmental inspections....
20:16, 05/16/2019

Watch SpaceX try to launch 60 satellites tonight after yesterday’s scrub SpaceX originally planned on launching its Starlink mission on Wednesday night, reserving a solid 1.5-hour launch window for its Falcon 9 to take off, and eventually deploy a whopping 60 tiny satellites into Earth orbit. Unfortunately, due to weather...
20:32, 05/16/2019

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

Live like The Dude in Jeff Bridges’ $8M bungalow “The Big Lewbowski” is hoping to sell his California compound for just under $8 million. Jeff Bridges’ three-bedroom Spanish revival in Montecito is newly renovated while still retaining original doors and windows dating back to 1919. The 4-acre comp...
20:32, 05/16/2019

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

Man arrested during Nicaraguan protest killed in prison A 57-year-old man arrested for taking part in protests against Nicaragua's government was killed by a bullet Thursday in a prison north of the capital amid disturbances that left six prison officials injured....
21:16, 05/16/2019

Tennessee executes man convicted of killing wife in 1984 A Tennessee inmate who made headlines by requesting that his last meal be donated to the homeless was executed Thursday for the 1984 murder of his wife....
22:16, 05/16/2019

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

Why Australians aren't happy with their leader choices Arrogant. Uninspiring. Out of touch. These are just some of the ways that Australian voters have described both of their prospective prime ministers in polls ahead of Saturday's national election....
23:00, 05/16/2019

Missouri House expected to pass bill outlawing abortions at 8 weeks JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Missouri’s Republican-led House is expected to pass a bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy and the state’s GOP governor is likely to sign it. The GOP-led House is set to debate the sweeping abortion bill...
23:16, 05/16/2019

Samsung Galaxy A50 coming soon to Verizon It looks like Samsung plans to bring one of its newest mid-range Android smartphones to the United States. Not as powerful as the Galaxy S10, the Galaxy A50 seems quite decent on paper and scored quite high in our full review.While Samsung hasn't yet...
23:32, 05/16/2019

Update to Gboard makes it more visually appealing Google is pushing out an update to the Gboard virtual keyboard app for Android users. This includes support for Emoji 12.0, but only for those whose phones are running on Android Q. Some of the new emoji available includes an Otter, a service dog, a ...
23:32, 05/16/2019

GTA 6 Release Date Update: Next Grand Theft Auto to arrive in 2020? We wouldn't bet on it GTA 6 is naturally the next big game fans want to see from Rockstar Games and parent company Take-Two, but suggestions it might arrive in 2020 are way off the mark....
23:48, 05/16/2019

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

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

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

Trump says he doesn't want war with Iran. Is John Bolton driving the US into a conflict anyway? John "Bolton in many ways is from central casting if you were looking for a consummate hawk," said Mark Dubowitz, an Iran analyst who advised Trump.        ...
00:48, 05/17/2019

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

Facebook Tweaks News Feed to Prioritise Friends, Relevant Links Facebook is tweaking its News Feed to help its over 2.3 billion users see friends they want to hear from most and links which are most worthwhile right higher up on its platform....
01:00, 05/17/2019

|Zondo:'Blatant'disregardforprocessesatTransnet There appears to have been a "blatant" disregard of processes put in place to protect Transnet against abuse, corruption and to minimise its losses, Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo said....
01:00, 05/17/2019

|Firstall-womanteamheadsUCT’sacademicenterprise The University of Cape Town announced on Thursday that its academic enterprise programs will be led by a team of four women for the first time in academic history, as of August....
01:00, 05/17/2019

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

Singapore Airlines' order of 31 Boeing 737 Max jets remains 'intact,' CEO says Singapore Airlines CEO Goh Choon Phong told reporters and analysts on Friday that an order for 31 Boeing 737 Max jets remains "intact" despite the aircraft's two deadly crashes....
01:32, 05/17/2019

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

Great Australian Bight: parties soften stance as voters protest over drilling With sitting Liberal MPs along coast under pressure from angry electorate, Coalition promises audit of regulator’s decision A last-ditch effort to win votes in key seats in South Australia and Victoria has prompted both major parties to make changes ...
01:48, 05/17/2019

‘I am asking for justice:’ Khashoggi’s fiancee urges Congress to put more pressure on Saudi Arabia in the wake of journalist’s killing Seven months after Khashoggi’s killing, his fiancee, Hatice Cengiz, testified before a House panel and urged lawmakers to take action against Saudi leaders....
01:48, 05/17/2019

Chelsea Manning jailed again as she refuses to testify before grand jury Former army private says she would ‘rather starve to death’ than cooperate in growing battle of willsChelsea Manning was again behind bars on Thursday night after she was jailed for a second time for contempt of court, having refused to cooperate wit...
01:48, 05/17/2019

NBC's Seth Meyers a 'useful idiot' for some Dems' anti-Semitism, columnist writes After NBC "Late Night" host Seth Meyers welcomed U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib onto his talk show this week, one conservative columnist blasted the former "Saturday Night Live" cast member as a “useful idiot,” alleging that Meyers was giving the far-left M...
02:16, 05/17/2019

Cordell's suicide squeeze lifts White Sox over Blue Jays 4-2 Yolmer Sanchez raced home from third base with the tiebreaking run on Ryan Cordell's suicide squeeze in the eighth inning, and the Chicago White Sox topped the Toronto Blue Jays 4-2 for their fourth win in five games     ...
02:32, 05/17/2019

Get a new Google Pixel 3a deal from Argos for just £3.99...but there's a big catch Imagine if you could pay just £3.99 for the brand new Google Pixel 3a, sounds great right? Well for 50 lucky Google fans, that will soon become a reality - let us explain. To celebrate the launch of Google Pixel 3a deals, most retailers hav...
02:32, 05/17/2019

Doris Day ‘didn’t want to audition for Hollywood,’ biographer claims: ‘She fell into it’ Doris Day, the sunny blonde who became America’s ultimate girl next day and one of the biggest stars in the ‘50s and ‘60s, almost never made it to Hollywood....
02:48, 05/17/2019

Turkey set to pass economic legislation before Istanbul vote: Hurriyet Turkey's government aims to pass an economic legislation package ahead of next month's renewed Istanbul mayoral election, the Hurriyet newspaper reported on Friday, including the transfer of the central bank's legal reserves to the Treasury....
03:00, 05/17/2019

In first for Asia, Taiwan lawmakers back same-sex marriage Taiwan became the first place in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage on Friday, as thousands of demonstrators outside parliament cheered and waved rainbow flags, despite deep divisions over marriage equality....
03:00, 05/17/2019

U.S. Birthrate Drops 4th Year in a Row, Possibly Echoing the Great Recession The birthrate hit a 32-year low and the fertility rate reached a record low in 2018, bringing the United States more in line with other wealthy countries....
03:32, 05/17/2019

Even with sandy spines and smudged type, reading on the beach is a pleasure | Hannah Jane Parkinson It’s harder here for real life to intrudeI am writing this column from a beach in Cuba. My fringe has been slicked back by the sea. One half of my face is already the colour of cheap rosé. I am lying under a palm tree to save the other half from a si...
03:32, 05/17/2019

Amazon Renews Efforts to Enter Europe’s Food Sector With a Big Stake in U.K. Meal Courier Deliveroo Deliveroo announced on Friday that Amazon is the largest investor in the U.K.-based meal delivery company’s latest round of funding. Although the specific amount was not disclosed, the funding round totaled $575 million, according to a Delivero...
03:48, 05/17/2019

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

The Louvre museum pays tribute to pyramid’s architect Pei PARIS (AP) — Paris’ Louvre museum is paying tribute to the architect of its giant glass pyramid, I.M. Pei, who has died at age 102. The Louvre’s employees will gather Friday afternoon under the pyramid to commemorate Pei. The President-di...
03:48, 05/17/2019

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

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

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

UK government considers next steps as Brexit talks end The British government is considering its next steps, including trying to win over dissenting lawmakers, after talks to find a Brexit compromise with the opposition Labour Party ended, Prime Minister Theresa May's spokesman said on Friday....
04:00, 05/17/2019

Kremlin pledges a response to new U.S. sanctions on Russian individuals The Kremlin said on Friday it would respond in kind to a new round of U.S. sanctions on Russian nationals, saying its retaliation would be consistent with Russia's national interest....
04:00, 05/17/2019

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

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

Iran's Zarif calls for "practical steps" to save nuclear deal The international community and remaining signatories of Iran's nuclear deal should act to save the accord as "supportive statements" are not enough, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told state media during a visit to Japan and China....
04:32, 05/17/2019

Promoted: Jack Butel targets strong British GT Snetterton result Aston Martin Racing Academy driver Jack Butel is confident of a strong performance in the second British GT meeting of the season, which is taking place at Snetterton this weekend...
04:32, 05/17/2019

Galaxy S10 5G speed tests show Verizon’s 5G network is getting faster and faster The Galaxy S10 5G smartphone is now available from Verizon, which means you’ll soon be able to test out the carrier’s 5G network assuming you reside in one of the first Verizon 5G markets. We’ve already seen early tests performed on...
04:32, 05/17/2019

Poland's church head says film on sex abuse not an attack The head of Poland's Catholic church says that recent revelations of abuse of minors by priests do not amount to an attack on the church but will help its cleansing....
04:32, 05/17/2019

Exclusive: Kazakhstan to seek damages from Transneft for tainted oil loaded in Ust-Luga Kazakh oil flowing via Russia to be loaded on tankers at the Baltic Sea port of Ust-Luga has been contaminated and Kazakhstan plans to seek compensation from Russian pipeline monopoly Transneft, a senior Kazakh energy official said....
04:48, 05/17/2019

Missouri poised to pass restrictive abortion law, days after Alabama Missouri House lawmakers are expected to pass a bill on Friday to ban most abortions eight weeks after conception, days after Alabama introduced the nation's most restrictive abortion law....
04:48, 05/17/2019

Congress Candidate Declares Rs 7 Crore Deposits In Swiss Bank Congress's Lok Sabha candidate from here Sunil Kumar Jakhar has declared movable assets worth Rs 1.53 crore, besides an over Rs 7 crore deposit in a Swiss bank in his wife's name, according to an......
04:48, 05/17/2019

Trump tamps down war talk as he seeks to avoid hostilities with Iran HOPE NOT: “Mr. President, are we going to war with Iran?” a reporter shouted to President Trump as he stood at a White House entryway yesterday during a brief photo op....
05:00, 05/17/2019

iPhone User Base See Dismal Growth in US in Q1 2019, CIRP Data Reveals Apple iPhone user base in the US saw a dismal growth in the first calendar quarter of 2019.The quarter ending March 2019 recorded the US iPhone user base at 193 million units....
05:00, 05/17/2019

Digital Cold War Here’s one vision of the future: In half the world, driverless cars built by Baidu and connected by Huawei’s 5G wireless service carry residents who shop online with Alibaba and post selfies with WeChat. In the other half, those activities are domina...
05:32, 05/17/2019

What were the biggest companies in the US the year you were born? Walmart rules lately What company generated the most revenue the year you were born? Walmart and Exxon Mobil are among 24/7 Wall St.'s list, which covers 1955 to 2018.        ...
05:48, 05/17/2019

The Biggest Company the Year You Were Born What company generated the most revenue the year you were born? 24/7 Wall St. reviewed Fortune 500 company revenues from 1955 through 2018.        ...
05:48, 05/17/2019

5 best foods for gut health, according to nutritionist Eve Kalinik For her first column for the Evening Standard, nutritionist and author of Be Good to Your Gut, Eve Kalinik breaks down the best foods to keep you feeling lighter and brighter...
06:00, 05/17/2019

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

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

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 17 May The Audi TT's days could be numbered, so now's the time to pick up a clean second-gen example Audi TT 2.0 TFSI, £5490: There’s talk of Audi ditching the TT after 2022. If true, lovers of used sports cars will be wearing black as they mourn one of th...
06:00, 05/17/2019

Cupra Leon ditches Seat badge and goes hybrid for 2020 First Cupra Leon prototypes hit the Nurburgring in disguise; it’s set to use plug-in powertrain The first hot Leon to ditch the Seat badge for Cupra branding has been spotted at the Nürburgring for the first time ahead of the car’s debut in 2020.  ...
06:00, 05/17/2019

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

Happy Friday, pals! Happy Friday, pals! Time to get in your DKW and drive under the glorious rainbows of life! Also, I’d like to point out that DKW was the only carmaker I can think of to name their cars after mathematical impossibilities, like 3=6. I mean, I get they w...
06:16, 05/17/2019

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

Researcher Still Finding Christchurch Attack Videos on Facebook, Instagram As of yesterday, there were at least two videos of the shootings available on Instagram and two videos available on Facebook, according to Eric Feinber....
06:32, 05/17/2019

Russia's Covert Tactics Aim to Alienate Ukraine's Western Neighbors Russia’s efforts to keep Ukraine in its orbit have included invasions, targeted assassinations and economic coercion. Less prominently, Moscow has directed a clandestine campaign of vandalism and hate crimes aimed at spoiling Ukraine’s relations with...
06:48, 05/17/2019

Watford's Deeney eyes happy end to journey from prison to FA Cup final "Watford captain Troy Deeney said going to prison was a blessing in disguise that helped him rethink his life as he prepares now to lead the club into their second ever FA Cup final against Manchester City on Saturday."...
07:00, 05/17/2019

The First Details on the CW's Epic Crisis on Infinite Earths Crossover The Goon movie lives. The Tick is searching for a new home. AMC is exploring a new sci-fi anthology series about true love. Akiva Goldsman sets his sights on another comic book universe. Plus, new details on Disenchantment’s return, a creepy new look...
07:00, 05/17/2019

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

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

Britain's Brexit talks collapse as May's premiership crumbles Britain's tumultuous divorce from the European Union was again in disarray on Friday after the opposition Labour Party declared last-ditch talks dead due to Prime Minister Theresa May's crumbling government....
07:16, 05/17/2019

Ukraine ruling coalition breaks up in setback for incoming president Ukraine's ruling coalition broke up on Friday and one of its two constituent parties said it would try to form a new one, annoying President-elect Volodymyr Zelenskiy who is weighing calling a snap parliamentary election to bolster his power....
07:16, 05/17/2019

Body of missing teen found, mother’s boyfriend charged BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) — Authorities say they’ve found the body of a missing West Virginia girl and her mother’s boyfriend has been arrested. News outlets report Morgan County Sheriff K.C. Bohrer said during a news conference Thursd...
08:00, 05/17/2019

Markets Right Now: Stocks drop on trade worries NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Stocks are falling on Wall Street Friday as investors again worry about whether the U.S. and China can settle their dispute over trade. Technology and indust...
08:00, 05/17/2019

UEFA fines Barcelona for attacks on Tottenham fans NYON, Switzerland (AP) — UEFA has fined Barcelona 20,000 euros ($23,000) because stadium security staff used excessive force against Tottenham fans at a Champions League game. UEFA says its disciplinary panel found Barcelona guilty of “insuffic...
08:00, 05/17/2019

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

Newspaper: Blacks charged more often with disorderly conduct NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — A Virginia newspaper has found that more than half of the state’s disorderly conduct charges were filed against black men and women. The Daily Press in Newport News reported Thursday that more than 2,500 disorderly cond...
08:00, 05/17/2019

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

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

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

Iran says 'concrete action' needed to save nuclear deal Iranian foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Friday that China, Russia and other countries must take "concrete action" to save the 2015 nuclear agreement....
08:16, 05/17/2019

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

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

Time to Get Roasted With Solimo Light Roast K Cups For Just $.19 a Cup Say what you will about the quality of Keurig coffee, we’re going to happily sip on this offer. Right now, you can get a 100-count box of Amazon’s brand Solimo Light Roast Coffee for only $19 if you clip the $10 coupon. When you do the math, that’s a...
08:48, 05/17/2019

Mike Francesa appears to fall asleep again on air The Yankees sure are bor…. zzz. Mike Francesa appeared to fall victim to the sleepies again this week, while a caller was demanding the Yankees “lower ticket prices and shorten the season.” Francesa’s eyes drooped as the calle...
08:48, 05/17/2019

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

Ohio St. leaders knew of former doctor's abuse At least 177 men were sexually abused by a former Ohio State team doctor, according to an investigation that concluded school leaders knew at the time....
09:00, 05/17/2019

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

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

SATs Invite Controversy With New 'Adversity Score' After a week full of terrible ass ideas comes the news that the College Board—the organization responsible for administering SATs—will bestow students with an “Adversity Score” based upon their socioeconomic status....
09:16, 05/17/2019

William Barr leans in on his deep-state conspiracy theory The attorney general says the answers he's gotten have been "inadequate" and suggests his Democratic critics "may be concerned about the outcome of a review of what happened during the election."...
09:16, 05/17/2019

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

Shares wobble, yuan weakens as global trade talk rattles markets A gauge of global stocks dipped but erased steeper losses in a volatile session on Friday while the Chinese yuan weakened as global trade tensions persisted to hover over financial markets....
09:32, 05/17/2019

Trump says he hopes there is no war with Iran — a more cautious tone than his advisers U.S. President Donald Trump says he hopes the U.S. is not on a path to war with Iran amid fears that his two most hawkish advisers could be angling for such a conflict with the Islamic Republic....
10:00, 05/17/2019

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

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

'The Big Bang Theory' ends in a familiar place - but with a new twist 'The Big Bang Theory' crew finished the show's 12-season run in a familiar place, but the show's theme song had a new sound in the series finale.        ...
10:16, 05/17/2019

New 'Minecraft Earth' to offer AR experience like 'Pokemon Go' On Minecraft's 10th anniversary, Microsoft teased new 'Minecraft Earth' mobile game, which puts game objects in the real world with augmented reality.        ...
10:32, 05/17/2019

Google May Know You Better Than You Know Yourself Google’s move to monetize its visual Discover feed in addition to traditional searches is a valuable new instrument in its virtual toolbox. The new initiative comes at an opportune time for the search giant, whose ad-revenue growth has languished....
10:32, 05/17/2019

Japan's Banks Are About to Get Even Feebler Japan’s banks are the weak link in its economic framework. If the government goes ahead with its tax increase, the problems will only get worse—and there is nothing the BOJ can do about it....
10:32, 05/17/2019

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

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

Kamala Harris Invokes Indian Heritage In Reply To Trump Immigration Plan Kamala Harris, the first Indian-origin Senator castigated President Donald Trump's merit-based immigration plan saying it was "short-sighted" and invoked her unique background as a Democratic......
10:48, 05/17/2019

414 Million Plastic Pieces Found On "Australia's Last Unspoilt Paradise" Some 414 million pieces of plastic, including one million shoes and over 370,000 toothbrushes, were found washed ashore on the remote Cocos (Keeling) Islands in the Indian Ocean, a new research has......
10:48, 05/17/2019

Many women don't have a plan for their health after pregnancy A poll found that although nearly two-thirds of the 873 mothers were as concerned for their own well-being as their baby’s, 26 percent didn’t have a plan for managing their health over the period known as the “fourth trimester.”...
10:48, 05/17/2019

Bill de Blasio: why won't people take New York mayor's 2020 bid seriously? He runs the nation’s biggest city and has a record of progressive achievements. But his presidential bid has been met with mockeryMayor Bill de Blasio of New York runs the biggest city in the US which, if you’re counting, is more than 80 times the si...
11:16, 05/17/2019

Chris Wallace on Fox News exclusive interview with AG Barr: ‘He clearly is protecting this president’ “Fox News Sunday” anchor Chris Wallace weighed in on the Fox News exclusive interview with Attorney General William Barr, saying Friday that Barr “clearly is protecting this president and advocating his point of view.”  ...
11:16, 05/17/2019

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

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

Former 'slave' in New York sex cult says founder ordered naked meetings The founder of an alleged New York sex cult held meetings in which female "slaves" gathered naked on the floor around him while he sat in a chair and lectured them on philosophy, one of the women testified at his criminal trial on Friday....
11:48, 05/17/2019

Brazil to revamp Amazon Fund after finding irregularities: minister Brazil will overhaul rules for selecting projects to reduce deforestation supported by the Amazon Fund, which is financed by Norway and Germany, after discovering irregularities in spending, Environment Minister Ricardo Salles said on Friday....
12:16, 05/17/2019

Western powers clash at U.N. with Russia, Syria, on Syrian hospital attacks The United Nations said on Friday at least 18 health centers have been attacked in the past three weeks in northwestern Syria, prompting a confrontation between western powers and Russia and Syria at the Security Council over who is to blame....
12:16, 05/17/2019

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

Ohio State team doctor sexually abused 177 students, report finds A now-dead Ohio State University sports doctor sexually abused at least 177 male students in what was described as “hazing” — and they claim the college was aware of the “open secret,” according to a new report. Dr. Rich...
12:16, 05/17/2019