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Tiger Woods went to the White House last week to receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom from Donald Trump. As is the case whenever a notable celebrity willingly enters the orbit of our white supremacist president, this raised p...

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Goateed Doofus Aubrey Huff Whines About Athletes Sharing Political Opinions, Shares Political Opinions Aubrey Huff, former baseball player and current man who could not possibly be more “divorced but doing great,” seems to be making a post-career pivot into the “angrily recording political rants from unflattering angles” school of punditry. He’s previ...
17:48, 05/09/2019

Art Biennale: Political art for your smartphone Venice hosts its biannual International Art Fair this year for the 58th time. Contrasts galore await visitors at the world's largest art spectacle — and more than ever, the artists are inspired by political events....
15:00, 05/13/2019

Putin seems to pop up wherever there is a political vacuum in the world Russian President Vladimir Putin capped a week of high-profile diplomacy on Friday, when he appeared at the Belt and Road Forum in Beijing -- and received an especially warm welcome from Chinese President Xi Jinping....
09:16, 04/28/2019

How India's political parties got their symbols A ceiling fan, a bungalow, a broom and a mango -- these are just some of unusual symbols Indian voters can expect to see on their ballots as they head to the polls over the coming weeks....
09:48, 05/14/2019

A is for Activist: why children’s books are getting political Children’s literature is seeing a ‘seismic shift’ in diversity as authors say they want to make sure children of color see themselves representedSeveral years ago, Susan Darraj’s 10-year-old daughter came to her with a question: “How come none of the...
06:00, 05/02/2019

How The Good Fight became TV's most political drama The third season of the ever-topical legal drama has delivered a torrent of righteous anger but has it gone too far?Since it began in 2017, The Good Fight has been brilliant and often astounding television. The legal side of the story quickly morphed...
06:48, 05/14/2019

Political consultant gets 18 months for campaign schemes PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A longtime Philadelphia political consultant has been sentenced to a year and a half in federal prison over campaign finance violations involving two Democratic congressional campaigns. Kenneth Smukler told the judge Friday that h...
14:32, 05/03/2019

Why There's A Political Edge To 2019's Met Gala Theme The presence of so many trans women, drag queens and queer people making their way up the stairs of The Met in bold definitions of their style ushered in a new era...
04:00, 05/07/2019

Political Scientist Talks About Republican Primary FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) — Next Tuesday, Republicans will decide between Gov. Matt Bevin, Robert Goforth, Ike Lawrence and William Woods in the primary for the upcoming gubernatorial race. Political Scientist Dr. Stephen Voss spoke with LEX 18 a...
16:16, 05/14/2019

Trump's New ICE Chief Is Everything Wrong With the Political System Yesterday, President Donald Trump announced his pick for the next director of the immigration gestapo known as ICE: Mark Morgan, a 20-year FBI official who briefly served as the head of Customs of Border Protection at the tail end of the Obama admini...
21:16, 05/06/2019

Spanish FM says Venezuela embassy can’t be political center BEIRUT (AP) — Spain’s acting foreign minister says a Venezuelan anti-government activist is a guest at the Spanish Embassy in Caracas, which can’t be turned into a center of political activities. Josep Borrell says Leopoldo López has not ...
05:00, 05/03/2019

Microsoft wants to secure elections and political campaigns Get the jokes about voting booths crashing left and right out of your system: Microsoft announced today that it's taking a few steps towards election security. First up is ElectionGuard, an open source software development kit that will offer pu...
08:48, 05/06/2019

As Biden Rakes in Big Money, Will There Be a Political Cost? Joseph R. Biden Jr. is betting that the litmus test on the left around wealthy donors will not prove as potent as the funds he can collect from them....
02:16, 05/21/2019

The political jostling behind Tory internet crackdown Online harms white paper fuses work of DCMS and Home Office, led by PM hopeful Sajid JavidSajid Javid’s warning social media companies face “serious consequences” if they don’t keep users safe marks one of the biggest incursions by the Home Office in...
05:10, 05/01/2019

Political reality catches up with May but will victory last for new leader? For months Theresa May has defied political precedent. She has survived two confidence votes; three parliamentary defeats on her Brexit deal and more than three dozen resignations from her government....
20:00, 05/16/2019

Baltimore shifts to new political era after mayor resigns BALTIMORE (AP) — After ex-Mayor Catherine Pugh’s rapid collapse amid multiple public corruption investigations, Baltimore is quickly shifting into a new era with Mayor Bernard “Jack” Young at the helm. Young is a fellow Democrat and...
20:32, 05/02/2019

The Latest: More clashes in Venezuela’s political crisis Venezuelans have heeded opposition leader Juan Guaidó’s call to fill the nation’s streets but security forces are showing no sign of answering his cry for a military uprising...
01:00, 05/02/2019

Merkel unavailable for political office after chancellorship Germany's Angela Merkel said on Thursday she would be unavailable for any further political office after serving out her fourth term as chancellor, dismissing speculation that she could take a big European Union job in Brussels....
06:16, 05/16/2019

Abortion ban igniting legal, political battles In Alabama and other conservative states, anti-abortion politicians and activists emboldened by the addition of conservative justices to the U.S. Supreme Court hope to ignite legal fights and eventually overturn the landmark Roe v. Wade decision. (Ma...
21:00, 05/15/2019

Madonna, on Eurovision, says she won't bow 'to suit someone's political agenda' Pop superstar Madonna on Tuesday explained her decision to perform at the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel this week, saying that she will always speak up to defend human rights and hopes to see "a new path toward peace."...
00:48, 05/14/2019

Romanian political spat comes to the fore at EU summit Romania's long-running political turmoil was on stark display once more Thursday, as its president criticized some of his country's politicians for "attacking European institutions" and undermining its standing in the European Union....
11:32, 05/09/2019

Butina saw US political analysis as ‘valuable’ to Russia WASHINGTON (AP) — A Russian gun rights activist who admitted being a secret agent for the Kremlin says she believed Russian officials would consider her notes and analysis to be “valuable” as she tried to infiltrate conservative U.S. poli...
04:16, 05/10/2019

Nicaraguan government says to release 100 political prisoners The Nicaraguan government said on Monday it had begun the process of freeing another 100 political prisoners after threats from the opposition it could abandon talks aimed at ending a political crisis and push for a general strike....
21:32, 05/20/2019

Palestinians say US conference doomed without political plan Palestinians say any US peace plan that does not give them an independent state is doomed to fail, casting a cloud over a conference planned for next month...
11:48, 05/20/2019

Political statment at the German pavillon in Venice Critical of how Europe handles refugees, artist Natascha Süder Happelmann has declared the German pavilion at the Venice International Art Exhibition an immigration detention center....
08:48, 05/09/2019

Trade dispute with US a political challenge for China’s Xi BEIJING (AP) — The tariff war between Washington and Beijing poses one of the biggest challenges yet for Chinese President Xi Jinping, potentially exposing his political vulnerabilities at a time when the Chinese economy is already slowing. Xi needs ...
00:16, 05/09/2019

BJP Remains Top Spender On Facebook For Political Advertisements Political parties, led by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), and their affiliates have ramped up spending on social media ads ahead of the sixth phase of Lok Sabha elections....
12:16, 05/08/2019

Premier Inn owner hit by 'acute political uncertainty' Premier Inn owner Whitbread has warned that demand for its hotel rooms is being hit by an "acute period of political and economic uncertainty in the UK"....
05:48, 04/30/2019

Political Parties Still Have Cybersecurity Hygiene Problems Three years after the DNC hack, a new report finds that political parties around the world have ongoing security flaws that leave them vulnerable to attack....
19:32, 05/20/2019

Political hero's death overshadows Australian campaign Australia's opposition leader says he wants to win elections on Saturday for his Australian political hero whose death overshadows the final days of campaigning....
17:00, 05/16/2019

Political Memo: ‘There He Goes Again’? Not Yet, as Biden Avoids Major Gaffes With aides enveloping him, Mr. Biden has not blurted anything out that delights his rivals or reinforces his image as America’s there-he-goes-again relative....
12:32, 05/12/2019

Spain will not allow its Venezuela embassy to become center of political activity Spain will not allow its embassy in Caracas to be used as a political center for opposition politician Leopoldo Lopez, acting Foreign Minister Josep Borrell said in Lebanon on Friday....
06:32, 05/03/2019

Political statement at the German Biennale pavillon in Venice Critical of how Europe handles refugees, artist Natascha Süder Happelmann has declared the German pavilion at the Venice International Art Exhibition an immigration detention center....
14:16, 05/09/2019

Colorado Mass Shooting Victims Say They Don't Want to Be Used as Political Props On Wednesday night a group of students walked out of a vigil held to honor the victims of this week’s shooting at a school in Highlands Ranch, CO, according to ABC. A group of students grew frustrated with the tone of the speakers at the event and fe...
22:48, 05/09/2019

Australian political leaders agree gays don't go to hell The leaders of both of Australia's major political parties have agreed that gays don't go to hell because of their sexual orientation, as Christian beliefs have risen to extraordinary prominence in the final days of an election campaign....
03:00, 05/14/2019

U.S. tells North Korea: free political prisoners The United States called on North Korea on Thursday to dismantle camps estimated to be holding tens of thousands of political prisoners, while Pyongyang hit back at Washington's sanctions....
09:00, 05/09/2019

Ala. abortion bill sparks legal, political battles Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has not said whether she'll sign the abortion ban bill into law, but state residents are already 'disappointed' with the proposed bill. (May 15)        ...
21:00, 05/15/2019

Thailand's oldest political party chooses new leader Thailand's oldest political party has named Jurin Laksanawisit as its new leader following its abysmal performance in recent elections that led to the resignation of its previous chief....
08:32, 05/15/2019

Australian political leaders agree gays don’t go to hell The leaders of both of Australia’s major political parties have agreed that gays don’t go to hell because of their sexual orientation, as Christian beliefs have risen to extraordinary prominence in the final days of an election campaign...
02:00, 05/14/2019

The Battle of Winterfell on Game of Thrones Almost Had a Silly Political Ad Lib Sometimes, actors just need to say something. Anything. That’s a lot of pressure, especially when you’re under stress. So occasionally you say weird things. Read more......
18:32, 05/04/2019

Political hero’s death overshadows Australian campaign CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s opposition leader says he wants to win elections on Saturday for his Australian political hero whose death overshadows the final days of campaigning. The death of former Prime Minister Bob Hawke at his Syd...
17:00, 05/16/2019

| Sudan's army says holding talks with all political forces Sudan's military rulers say they are communicating with all political forces to name a prime minister and form a civilian government "as soon as possible"....
10:48, 04/28/2019

'Political uncertainty' responsible for turbulence in markets, says Dujovne Dujovne attributes turbulence in the markets to political factors, with just six months to go before elections that could mark a change of government and political direction in the nation....
10:48, 04/28/2019

Turner Prize Shortlist Promotes Political Artists The shortlist for this year’s prize included an artist who creates fantasy worlds “beyond patriarchal limits” and one who recreated a Syrian prison using sound....
05:48, 05/01/2019

US suspends all flights to Venezuela amid political turmoil The US suspended all flights to Venezuela on Wednesday amid political turmoil and violence in the South American country. The Department of Transportation ordered the halt as the Department of Homeland Security warned in a letter that “conditio...
16:00, 05/15/2019

Venezuela’s political crisis exposes policy divisions in EU European countries have urged restraint in Venezuela and called for new elections as a way to settle the crisis there, but there wasn’t a unified voice on whether to support or condemn the opposition’s move to oust President Nicolás Maduro...
13:16, 04/30/2019

Peace discussion in Kabul opens under a political cloud Some critics are boycotting the event, which seeks to build consensus among 3,200 Afghans on negotiations with the Taliban, calling it a political stunt by President Ashraf Ghani....
23:32, 04/29/2019

Venezuela's political crisis exposes policy divisions in EU European countries urged restraint in Venezuela on Tuesday and called for new elections as a way to settle the political crisis in the South American country, but there wasn't a unified voice immediately on whether to support or condemn the oppositio...
13:00, 04/30/2019

Italy's Berlusconi misses political event after hospitalization Italian former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has missed a political event scheduled on Tuesday after being admitted to hospital with severe kidney pain, the deputy Chairman of Berlusconi's Forza Italia party said....
07:00, 04/30/2019

Knock Down the House: behind the year's most rousing political documentary In telling the story of a ‘historic moment’, Rachel Lears followed four female Democrats, including Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, during the 2018 midtermsThe ninth of November 2016 was a transformative day for many Americans. The day after the election t...
08:32, 05/01/2019

UN ready to rise above political fray and help Venezuelans based ‘on need, and need alone’ The situation for ordinary Venezuelans is increasingly critical but the United Nations remains committed to providing humanitarian support, based on “need, and need alone”, said a  senior aid official on Friday....
10:48, 04/28/2019

Negotiations in Norway Aim to Resolve Venezuela’s Political Crisis (CARACAS, Venezuela) — Diplomatic efforts aimed at resolving Venezuela’s crisis accelerated on Thursday as the government and opposition sent envoys to talks in Norway, though the two sides’ mutual mistrust and differences on key is...
19:48, 05/16/2019

‘It’s entirely inappropriate’: Trump shot a political video on Air Force One While Trump can use the presidential plane to take him to political events, it is out of the norm for it ti be used as a campaign backdrop, ethics experts said....
11:32, 05/18/2019

German port a battleground for EU’s fragile political center BREMERHAVEN, Germany (AP) — Support for Germany’s Social Democrats has ebbed dramatically in recent years, and nowhere is their fate more closely watched than in the northern city-state of Bremen. The center-left party has dominated the proud p...
01:00, 05/21/2019

Venice Biennale invites heavy thinking on political issues VENICE, Italy (AP) — Political issues that excite newsprint, airwaves and social media are getting a very open airing at the 58th Venice Biennale contemporary art fair. They include fake news, migration, poverty, global warming and armed conflict. Am...
04:16, 05/10/2019

Mayawati Suffering From 'Political Depression': BJP Leader Dinesh Sharma Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma said BSP president Mayawati is suffering from "political depression" as she fears defeat of her party's candidates in the general election under way......
01:48, 05/13/2019

Australian political contender fights back tears over mother Australian opposition leader Bill Shorten has fought back tears and won widespread public support as he attacked a newspaper that challenged his version of his mother's life story that inspired his political career....
09:32, 05/08/2019

Disgraced Racist "British" Political PR Doofus From Seattle: I'm A Cowboy If you’re familiar with catastrophically incompetent Republican politics and PR doofus Liz Mair at all, first of all I’m so sorry about your brain worms problem. But also, it’s likely you recall her viral Twitter meltdown in January, when she posted ...
08:16, 05/08/2019

Factbox: The main political parties in South Africa's election South Africans voting for a new national parliament on May 8 will have 48 parties to choose from -- more than at any election since the end of white minority rule in 1994....
03:16, 04/30/2019

| Faltering Brexit talks limp on amid UK political impasse Britain's government and opposition are holding more talks about striking a compromise Brexit deal, although neither side sounds optimistic about progress....
20:48, 04/29/2019

Vietnam imprisoning more political activists in online crackdown: report HANOI — Vietnam has stepped up its imprisonment of political activists, Amnesty International said in a report on Monday, intensifying a crackdown that has seen the number of prisoners of conscience increase by almost a third since last year. Nearly ...
12:16, 05/13/2019

CNN's Don Lemon cuts off guest who accused him of 'contributing' to political divide CNN anchor Don Lemon lashed out at former White House aide Cliff Sims over President Donald Trump’s Charlottesville remarks and ended the segment early....
20:00, 04/29/2019

Political games hinder efforts to end Ebola outbreak in Congo: WHO Attempts to end the second worst Ebola outbreak on record are being hampered by "political games" and distrust of outsiders in two towns in Democratic Republic of Congo, a senior World Health Organization official said on Monday....
16:00, 05/13/2019

Spanish Election Reflects Europe's Widening Political Fragmentation Spain’s parliamentary vote produced no clear winner, the latest example of Europe’s fragmenting political landscape in which upstarts siphon votes from traditional parties, making it harder to build governing majorities....
17:32, 04/28/2019

Israel’s Hosting of This Year’s Eurovision is Clouded by Political Conflict (JERUSALEM) — As host of this year’s Eurovision, Israel has tried to use the hugely popular song contest to present itself as a tolerant and cosmopolitan country that is winning increased acceptance on the world stage. But despite Israel&...
01:00, 05/13/2019

Fresh IMF deal a 'political blow' to Pakistan PM Imran Khan Pakistan has secured a multibillion-dollar bailout package from the IMF in a desperate attempt to get out of a crippling economic situation. But the road to strengthen the nation's finances is tough....
15:00, 05/13/2019

Talks on Sudan's political transition fail to produce deal for second day Talks between Sudan's ruling Transitional Military Council and an alliance of protesters and opposition groups failed for the second day in a row to produce a breakthrough on the country's political transition, the council said early on Tuesday....
21:32, 05/20/2019

Oprah 'quietly figuring out' how to wield her political clout in 2020 Media mogul Oprah Winfrey, whose opinions can get millions of fans to try a new diet or turn a book into an international best-seller, is figuring out which Democratic candidate she will endorse in the crowded 2020 U.S. presidential race....
13:00, 04/30/2019

EU-backed group says it is ready to send political mission to Venezuela The European Union-backed International Contact Group on Venezuela said on Tuesday it could send a political mission to Caracas to pursue a solution to the country's ongoing crisis, reiterating its call for fresh elections....
16:32, 05/07/2019

Factbox: Australian political leaders Morrison and Shorten at a glance Australians go to the polls on Saturday to choose between extending the six-year rule of the conservative Liberal-National coalition or electing the center-left Labor party....
20:00, 05/16/2019

Stan Wawrinka points out ‘political chaos’ enveloping tennis Three-time Grand Slam champion Stan Wawrinka says there has been a “worrying decline in moral standards” in tennis as “politics have overshadowed the action on the courts.” In a letter published Friday in The Times of London, ...
06:48, 05/03/2019

Facebook Bans Israeli Firm Over Fake Political Activity Facebook removed hundreds of fake accounts, pages and groups linked to a commercial entity based in Israel, the social-media giant’s latest move to curb abusive content, including efforts to influence elections....
16:32, 05/16/2019

Sen. Meadows on AG Barr criticism: Dems want a 'political consolation prize' Sen. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., dismissed the letter sent by Special Counsel Robert Mueller to Attorney General William Barr criticizing his four-page summary of the Russia investigation, saying that Democrats are looking for a “political consolation priz...
16:32, 05/01/2019

President Trump Pardons Author of Flattering Political Biography (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday granted a full pardon to Conrad Black, a former newspaper publisher who has written a flattering political biography of Trump. Black’s media empire once included the Chicago Sun-Times and...
02:48, 05/16/2019

Bill de Blasio’s neighborhood gym routine isn’t earning him political gains New York’s mayor, and the latest presidential candidate, says he frequents the YMCA to stay connected to the people, but many say he’s out of touchIf you don’t know anything else about New York City’s mayor, Bill de Blasio, you probably know this: al...
07:16, 05/19/2019

Abortion restrictions carry political risk for Republicans in 2020 The move by states like Alabama, Georgia and Ohio to impose drastic restrictions on abortion could bolster Republicans' support from religious voters wary of President Donald Trump but risks alienating moderates, political experts said on Wednesday....
16:48, 05/15/2019

China Charges 2 Canadians With Spying, Deepening a Political Standoff Supporters of the two men, who were detained in December, say the case amounts to retaliation for the arrest in Vancouver of a Chinese tech executive....
06:16, 05/16/2019

Political risks may be supporting oil prices, but that's likely just short term, JP Morgan says Oil prices jumped on Monday after Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih indicated there was a consensus among OPEC and allied oil producers to continue limiting supply....
23:32, 05/19/2019

FAA bans low flights over Venezuela's airspace, citing political instability The FAA issued an order prohibiting U.S. air operators from flying below 26,000 feet in Venezuela's airspace until further notice, citing "increasing political instability and tensions."...
21:48, 04/30/2019

The Latest: Royal baby welcomes transcend political divide Congratulations are flowing in from across the U.K. after Prince Harry announced that his American wife, Meghan, had given birth to a healthy baby boy...
08:48, 05/06/2019

As Polling Ends, Venkaiah Naidu Laments New Low in Political Discourse Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu today expressed anguish over the extent by which political discourse in the country had fallen in the just-concluded Lok Sabha elections, with politicians resorting to......
20:32, 05/19/2019

Political pressure builds for FTC to punish Facebook with more than a ‘bargain’ fine Two top Senate lawmakers on Monday expressed frustration with a federal probe into Facebook’s privacy practices, urging the government to move more swiftly and consider imposing tough punishments that target the company’s top executives....
15:48, 05/06/2019

Supreme Court returns to face challenges to census, political districts The U.S. Supreme Court reconvenes Monday to weigh in on nearly a dozen key cases -- including redrawing districts and the Trump administration's effort to ask about citizenship during th...
08:00, 05/20/2019

Women’s rights under microscope in Afghanistan as female political adviser killed Gunmen shot dead a former television journalist and adviser to the Afghan parliament in Kabul on Saturday, underlining threats to women and drawing widespread condemnation....
09:32, 05/13/2019

Comedian turned president begins to do battle with Ukrainian political establishment Speaking to members of parliament in his inaugural address, Volodymyr Zelensky demanded that they approve the removal of top security officials and lift their own right to immunity from prosecution — all before he planned to dissolve the body and cal...
11:48, 05/20/2019

Political Controversies Can Inspire Bullying in Schools, Public Health Researchers Say Political controversies that receive heavy media coverage trickle down into classrooms and spark bullying, suggests a new study out this week. It found that children in California reported being bullied more over their sexual orientation during 2008 ...
05:16, 05/15/2019

Danish PM suggests coalition with main opposition to avoid political chaos Danish Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen voiced readiness on Thursday to form a governing coalition with the Social Democrats after the June 5 election to help curb the influence of smaller, more extreme parties....
06:16, 05/16/2019

Argentine political fixer emerges from shadows to mount surprise presidential bid After decades pulling political strings behind the scenes as a cabinet chief and strategist for Argentine presidents, Alberto Fernandez now aims to win the top job himself....
14:48, 05/18/2019

Political climate change: Australian leaders make last pitch to voters Australia's political leaders on Thursday made their last big pitch to voters ahead of a May 18 election, with the opposition Labor leader calling for generational change and conservative Prime Minister Scott Morrison promising economic stability....
01:16, 05/16/2019

U.S. intellectual property complaints a 'political tool': China state media Chinese state media on Monday criticized the United States for its complaints about intellectual property theft, calling them a "political tool" intended to suppress China's economic development....
19:48, 05/19/2019

Nxivm head Keith Raniere aspired to infiltrate political office Nxivm leader Keith Raniere’s hunger for power knew no bounds — he was plotting to try to install a female lieutenant in a top political office, one of his “slave masters’’ said in Brooklyn court Monday. Lauren Salzman, a member of Raniere’s supposed ...
13:32, 05/20/2019

Algerians march for 12th week seeking broad political change Protesters are filling the streets of Algeria's capital for a 12th consecutive week, and the country's army chief is a prime target of their opposition....
08:00, 05/10/2019

'The center of the political universe' — Iowa is even more important than usual in the 2020 election While it holds the first Democratic presidential caucuses, Iowa carries even more intrigue as it is affected by trade issues and flooding during President Trump's reelection bid....
23:00, 05/06/2019

President Trump blames ‘political correctness’ for Kentucky Derby overturn President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Sunday to lament the results of Saturday’s Kentucky Derby, saying the unprecedented decision to disqualify the initial victor was made possible by “these days of political correctness.” R...
23:16, 05/05/2019

Italian banks lift European shares, Madrid hit by political uncertainty European shares edged marginally higher led by a push from Italian banks and upbeat industrial data from China while markets assessed the likely return of Socialist Pedro Sanchez as Spain's prime minister....
00:52, 04/29/2019

Trump slams Kentucky Derby result as 'political correctness' after disqualification U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday blasted the result of the Kentucky Derby horse race, saying the controversial disqualification of first-finisher Maximum Security could only happen in "these days of political correctness."...
13:48, 05/05/2019

President Trump Blames Kentucky Derby Disqualification on ‘Political Correctness’ President Donald Trump weighed in today on the interference disqualification that shook Saturday’s Kentucky Derby. Race stewards determined that the first horse to cross the finish line, Maximum Security, had moved to the outside of the track, ...
12:32, 05/05/2019

Donald Trump blames political correctness for Kentucky Derby chaos Maximum Security disqualified as winner after stewards’ review65-1 outside Country House declared winner of raceDonald Trump has expressed his displeasure at the result of this year’s Kentucky Derby, blaming the chaos at the end of the race on politi...
10:32, 05/05/2019

Venezuela's Maduro seeks to display military loyalty in political crisis Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and key military figures made a show of unity in a television broadcast on Thursday, seeking to reject claims by the United States and the opposition that the armed forces high command was prepared to turn on him....
09:32, 05/02/2019

Pepsi withdraws Indian potato farmer lawsuits after political pressure PepsiCo Inc has agreed to withdraw lawsuits against Indian potato farmers it alleged infringed a patent by cultivating a variety grown exclusively for its Lay's potato chips....
12:00, 05/02/2019

'Long Shot' unevenly blends political satire and romantic comedy "Long Shot" is a movie somewhat at war with itself, seeking to combine political satire with crude (in the mode of many Seth Rogen movies) romantic comedy. Both elements work in fits and starts, but they tend to offset each other, yielding a film mor...
15:16, 05/02/2019

Venezuela political crisis deepens as opposition calls for military uprising Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó took to the streets with a small contingent of heavily armed soldiers early in a bold and risky call for the military to rise up and oust socialist leader Nicolas Maduro....
07:48, 04/30/2019

'Not adequate': experts rate Australian political response to extinction crisis Following the publication of the UN’s shocking report, we ask three experts to review and rank commitments from the Coalition, Labor and the GreensThe United Nations’ global assessment of environmental health is grim: biodiversity declining at an unp...
18:32, 05/07/2019

Trump's China trade stance has political risks as he seeks re-election When he ran for president in 2016, Donald Trump delighted crowds with his harsh rhetoric on China. As he runs for re-election in 2020, he is likely to keep talking tough, but the reception - at least in some key states - may not be as euphoric....
13:00, 05/12/2019

Venezuela's Guaido seeks U.S. Pentagon cooperation to solve political crisis Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido said on Saturday he has asked his envoy to the United States to meet with Pentagon officials to "cooperate" on a solution to the South American country's political crisis....
14:00, 05/11/2019

Strassel: Comey has 'bruised ego' after being fired by Trump, won't stay out of political realm Kimberley Strassel criticized James Comey’s appearance at a CNN town hall, arguing the former FBI director still has a “bruised ego” after his firing by President Donald Trump two years ago....
13:00, 05/10/2019

Stacey Abrams’s next move could bolster Democrats in Georgia — and her own political fortunes The former gubernatorial candidate has vowed to use her star power to increase voter access to elections, possibly changing the playing field for Democrats in her home state and beyond....
08:00, 05/02/2019

Lawmakers say FBI may have been warned of Steele’s ‘political motivations’ before Trump aide surveillance Top Republican lawmakers demanded answers Friday on whether the FBI was warned of anti-Trump dossier author Christopher Steele’s "political motivations" before the bureau applied for a surveillance warrant against a Trump campaign aide based in part ...
13:00, 05/10/2019

Thousands protest in Hong Kong's largest demonstration in 5 years, political group says Protesters in Hong Kong have staged their biggest demonstration since the 2014 Occupy protests, against a proposed law they say will make it easier for officials to extradite people to mainland China....
02:48, 04/29/2019

Some parents, teachers back new plan aimed at curbing political speech in classroom TUCSON — More than a year after the emergence of Red For Ed, there’s a new push in Arizona to push back against political speech in the classroom. “It’s illegal to use the taxpayers money to promote politics in the classroom b...
23:00, 05/12/2019

Political newcomer Volodymyr Zelensky celebrates victory in Ukraine's presidential elections Political newcomer and television comedian Volodymyr Zelensky on Sunday declared victory in Ukraine's presidential elections after exit polls showed he was on track for a landslide win against incumbent and chocolate magnate Petro Poroshenko....
09:16, 04/28/2019

End ‘political opportunism’ that’s letting hate speech flourish, urges top UN genocide official With murderous attacks against religious institutions on the rise, leaders across the world need to do more to end “political opportunism” and policies which allow hate speech and violent extremism to flourish, said the UN Special Adviser on the Prev...
12:16, 05/01/2019

UN chief hails victory of ‘political will’ in historic Republic of North Macedonia accord The UN-brokered agreement between Athens and Skopje to formally recognize the “Republic of North Macedonia”, is a welcome, “historical” step that should be supported by regional and international Member States, António Guterres has announced....
09:32, 04/28/2019

Political power of women suffering ‘serious regression’, General Assembly President warns There has been a “serious regression” in the political power of women across the world in recent years, UN General Assembly President María Fernanda Espinosa told delegates to the annual summit of women activists at UN Headquarters in New York on Tue...
09:48, 04/28/2019

Iraq slams evacuation of Exxon Mobil foreign staff as 'political' move Iraq has expressed anger over Exxon Mobil's decision to evacuate its foreign staff from an oil field amid growing US-Iran tensions. The move came just days after Washington pulled out its staff from the Baghdad embassy....
20:00, 05/19/2019

As bank profits soar, Wall Street’s political spending hits new high Banks and financial institutions dramatically increased their political spending as Congress debated, and then passed, legislation last year that rolled back several key industry regulations....
08:48, 04/30/2019

‘Moral obligation and political imperative’ to support Syria on path to peace: Guterres Governments across the world have a “moral obligation” to help Syrians “unite around a vision for their common future”, finally bringing an end to eight years of brutal conflict, said the UN Secretary-General on Friday....
15:00, 04/28/2019

'Long Shot' pairs Charlize Theron, Seth Rogen in political romance Oscar winner Charlize Theron and comedy actor Seth Rogen join forces in rom-com "Long Shot", playing an unlikely love pairing between a powerful politician and an unemployed dishevelled journalist....
22:32, 04/30/2019

U.K.’s Main Political Parties Take a Hit in Local Elections As Voters Express Brexit Frustration (LONDON) — Britain’s dominant political parties took a hammering in local elections as Brexit-weary voters expressed frustration over the country’s stalled departure from the European Union, according to updated results Friday. Almo...
14:32, 05/03/2019

U.S. court grants stay in PDVSA debt cases due to Venezuela 'political situation' A U.S. court granted a 120-day stay in a legal battle between a hedge fund and Venezuela's state-run oil company, PDVSA, over unpaid debt in light of the country's "political situation," according to a ruling filed on Monday....
17:16, 05/06/2019

Australia's political parties urged to act as UN panel issues grim extinction warning Environmentalists say Australia should be at the forefront of a global deal to save natureAustralia’s major political parties are facing calls to explain what role they will play in securing a global deal to save nature after a major scientific repor...
03:48, 05/06/2019

British government source sees Brexit breakthrough but not this week: BBC political editor A Brexit breakthrough in talks between Prime Minister Theresa May's government and the opposition Labour Party is possible but unlikely this week, the BBC's political editor cited an unidentified senior government source as saying....
12:00, 05/07/2019

Trump rolls out tool to submit suspicions of 'political bias' on social media President Trump's administration rolled out a new tool on Wednesday, calling on the public to help identify social media accounts that may be subjected to unfair censorship because of "political bias." ...
19:32, 05/15/2019

U.S. tells North Korea: dismantle political prison camps, free inmates The United States called on North Korea on Thursday to "dismantle all political prison camps" and release all political prisoners, who it said numbered between 80,000 and 120,000....
07:00, 05/09/2019

Christian persecution close to 'genocide levels,' largely ignored due to 'political correctness': report Political correctness contributes to alarming anti-Christian hostility around the world and caters to the terrorists trying to eradicate Christianity, an expert on religious persecution told Fox News....
07:00, 05/07/2019

Poll: Anti-Trump bias a top reason 66% say political reporters get story ‘wrong’ Nearly 7-in-10 believe national political reporters often get their stories “wrong,” and a rush to print and an anti-President Trump bias are the leading reasons, according to a new survey of the public’s view of Washington journalism....
15:16, 05/03/2019

Venezuelan Opposition Leader Calls for Military Uprising as Soldiers Liberate Key Political Prisoner Juan Guaidó, the leader of Venezuela’s opposition-held parliament, has taken to the streets of Caracas with a small group of soldiers, calling for a military uprising against authoritarian president Nicolás Maduro and declaring th...
06:00, 04/30/2019

New York Times Allows Seattle-Born British Political Flack to Hold Court on...The West? For some ungodly reason, totally not-racist conservative PR flak Liz Mair, a person born in Seattle and raised in England, was given a whole dang column in the New York Times to wax poetic on The West. She did not disappoint....
09:48, 05/08/2019

Gen. Jack Keane: Iran is trying to destabilize the Middle East, has 'political and military alliance' with Russia Retired four star Gen. Jack Keane has defended the United States' deployment of B-52 bombers in a deference mission in the Middle East amid President Trump's allegations of "clear threats" from Iran....
13:00, 05/13/2019

Seth Rogen woos Charlize Theron in the half-assed political rom-com Long Shot Seth Rogen rose to fame through a Cinderella story for the modern American schlub. The poster for Knocked Up made him the butt of the joke: “What if this guy got you pregnant?” it asked over a headshot of the actor, looking young, dumb, and dazed. We...
12:00, 05/03/2019

The political landscapes of Brexit Britain and Weimar Germany are scarily similar | Martin Kettle A new exhibition in Berlin highlights how quickly a loss of respect for democracy can end in catastropheEnter the disturbing special exhibition that has recently opened in Berlin’s German Historical Museum and you are immediately confronted with a se...
03:00, 05/16/2019

Kamala Harris asks DOJ IG to probe whether Trump asked Barr to investigate political opponents Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., on Friday sent a letter to the Department of Justice’s inspector general demanding he investigate whether the White House had urged Attorney General William Barr to investigate President Trump’s political opponents....
08:32, 05/04/2019

South African voters fear mobile political campaigns will steal their personal info Mobile technology will arguably go down in history as the most successful innovation of our lifetime. Mobile devices, especially phones, are ubiquitous in large parts of the world. On the African continent, the rates of mobile phone ownership and acc...
10:00, 05/17/2019

CNN's Don Lemon slams AG Bill Barr as 'political hack', 'mercenary for president' over summary of Mueller report CNN’s Don Lemon assailed Attorney General William Barr as a “political hack” amid Special Counsel Robert Mueller complaints about the way his report was characterized....
07:32, 05/01/2019

‘Most Important Woman in American Political History.’ Nancy Pelosi Set to Receive JFK Profile in Courage Award (BOSTON) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is being honored with the 2019 John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award. Pelosi is being recognized for her efforts to pass former President Barack Obama’s 2010 health care law and for helping Democra...
07:16, 05/19/2019

Disgraced political journalist Mark Halperin issues new apology amid reported career rehab attempt Disgraced political journalist Mark Halperin issued a new apology Sunday amid a report he was trying to "rehab" his career over a year after being fired from MSNBC amid sexual misconduct claims....
14:16, 05/05/2019

‘Continuing absence’ of political solution to Israel-Palestine conflict ‘undermines and compounds’ UN efforts to end wholesale crisis The UN is “continuing to address the humanitarian, economic and political crisis in the Occupied Palestinian Territory” but efforts are continually undermined by the lack of any political progress towards a two-State solution, said the head of UN Pol...
12:16, 04/29/2019

UN political chief calls for dialogue to ease tensions in Venezuela; Security Council divided over path to end crisis The top UN political official told the Security Council on Saturday that dialogue and cooperation were vital to ending the crisis in Venezuela, but during a contentious debate, Council members disagreed over the appropriate response to mass protests ...
10:48, 04/28/2019

Australia's conservative coalition scores stunning political victory in general election, defies polls forecasting loss Australia’s ruling conservative coalition defied polls and scored a stunning political victory in the country’s general election on Saturday, with the main opposition party officially conceding the defeat....
09:32, 05/18/2019

Stan Wawrinka points out 'political chaos' enveloping tennis Three-time Grand Slam champion Stan Wawrinka says there has been a 'worrying decline in moral standards' in tennis as 'politics have overshadowed the action on the courts'        ...
06:32, 05/03/2019

'Political chaos' envelops tennis as French Open approaches Three-time Grand Slam champion Stan Wawrinka says there has been a 'worrying decline in moral standards' in tennis as 'politics have overshadowed the action on the courts'        ...
10:48, 05/03/2019

Madonna sparks controversy at 'non-political' Eurovision with her flag display Madonna got political during her anticipated performance at Eurovision, following calls to boycott the event over the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.        ...
13:00, 05/19/2019

Australian political parties woo Chinese-Australian voters The Chinese diaspora in Australia are being wooed like never before by political parties who see them as key to winning crucial seats that could decide next week’s election...
22:16, 05/07/2019

Rose McGowan VMA dress: Charmed star's iconic 1998 look was a 'political statement' after her alleged assault by Harvey Weinstein McGowan made headlines when she wore a 'naked dress' to the VMAs in 1998. Speaking to Jameela Jamil on her I Weigh series she has now revealed the dress was intended to send a very specific message...
10:48, 05/01/2019

President Trump cites 'political correctness' in Kentucky Derby result: 'Best horse did NOT win' After most controversial decision in race's history, Trump tweeted that 'only in these days of political correctness could such an overturn occur."        ...
08:00, 05/05/2019

NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter just hit an absolutely crazy milestone Of all the pieces of hardware that NASA has sent to Mars, we don’t hear about the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter nearly as much as we’d like. It’s an incredible machine that has dramatically outlived its initial mission timeline and co...
00:48, 05/18/2019

Inside the Kardashian Family's First Week at Home With Baby Psalm West Oh baby, baby! Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are "getting settled" with their baby boy, Psalm West, who was born on May 9. On Friday, the 38-year-old reality TV......
01:00, 05/18/2019

U.S. issues warning on airspace near Gulf as Iran tensions simmer The Federal Aviation Administration has issued an advisory to U.S. commercial airliners flying over the waters of the Gulf and the Gulf of Oman to exercise caution as tensions between Washington and Tehran continue to simmer....
01:00, 05/18/2019

Australians go to polls as government tries to hold off strong Labor challenge Millions of Australians voted in a general election on Saturday in which the ruling conservative coalition campaigned on its record of economic management and a resurgent Labor opposition promised action on climate change and tax reform....
01:00, 05/18/2019

Meet the athletes taking action on climate change Basketball, ice climbing, swimming and surfing — professional athletes are using their popularity to shed light on climate change and encourage others to do more to protect our environment....
01:16, 05/18/2019

Ukraine's ruling coalition breaks up ahead of Zelenskiy inauguration A group of lawmakers has quit Ukraine's ruling coalition allied with outgoing President Petro Poroshenko. This could pose an obstacle to incoming leader Volodymyr Zelenskiy and his efforts to call for new elections....
01:16, 05/18/2019

Islam on beer mats angers Muslims in Germany Using coasters in pubs to improve understanding of the teachings of Islam in Germany is not going down well with some Muslim groups. They believe the connection between alcohol and the religion is unwise....
01:16, 05/18/2019

Trump tax returns: Steven Mnuchin refuses to comply with subpoena House Democrat demands six years of tax returns and expects to take matter to court as early as next weekThe US treasury secretary defied a House subpoena for Donald Trump’s tax returns on Friday, setting up another potential court battle between the...
01:16, 05/18/2019

| WATCH: Scientists create world's first 3D-printed heart Researchers at Tel Aviv University have produced a heart using 3D printing technology and human tissue, according to a study published in the journal Advanced Science....
01:16, 05/18/2019

| Germany to pay $11 000 each to Chile Nazi sect victims Germany said it would pay compensation of up to 10 000 euros ($11 000) each to victims of the former Nazi paedophile sect "Colonia Dignidad" in Chile....
01:16, 05/18/2019

First Japanese-American NYPD captain cleared of misconduct An NYPD captain accused of intentionally botching a drunken-driving case to help an off-duty detective was cleared of all charges in Bronx Criminal Court on Friday. Prosecutors failed to prove Capt. Naoki Yaguchi, the first Japanese-American to make ...
01:32, 05/18/2019

More than 1,000 Yemenite Shofars stolen from Brooklyn man A massive load of more than 1,000 polished Yemenite Shofars or antelope horns were stolen from a Brooklyn home, police said Friday. A 70-year-old Crown Heights man was inside his garage at Montgomery Street and Albany Avenue on Thursday at around 3:4...
01:32, 05/18/2019

PBA sues NYPD over benefits in line-of-duty injuries A police union head is asking a judge to force the NYPD to give written explanations when it denies officers coverage for injuries they incur on the job. Police Benevolent Association President Patrick Lynch filed the petition in Manhattan Supreme Co...
01:32, 05/18/2019

Dad accused of letting daughter burn alive in car charged with murder The dad who allegedly left his 3-year-old daughter to burn alive in a chained-shut car earlier this month has been arrested on murder charges, police said Friday. Martin Pereira, 39, of Valley Stream, Long Island, was also charged with arson and reck...
01:32, 05/18/2019

Trump 'deserves' Khashoggi treatment, Maher guest Fran Lebowitz says before backpedaling Liberal author Fran Lebowitz went to the extreme Friday night during an appearance on "Real Time with Bill Maher," suggesting that President Trump should not only be impeached but killed. ...
01:32, 05/18/2019

Adam Scott right in the hunt for elusive second major Adam Scott admitted it was “a fleeting thought,” but in the end, he let it go. The smooth-swinging Australian had a great chance to break the record for the best round in a major championship, but missed a short putt on the 17th green and needed an u...
02:00, 05/18/2019

Ohio pastor gets life in prison on child sex trafficking charges TOLEDO, Ohio — A minister in Ohio who pleaded guilty to child sex trafficking has been sentenced to life in prison. Federal authorities say Cordell Jenkins was among three Toledo-area pastors who paid teenage girls for sex over the past few years and...
02:16, 05/18/2019

Wall St. falls as trade anxieties spike Wall Street ended lower on Friday as continuing trade tensions pulled industrial and tech shares down, and the Dow capped a fourth straight week of losses in its longest weekly losing streak in three years....
02:32, 05/18/2019

Oil slips but ends week higher on Mideast supply disruption fears Oil prices edged lower on Friday due to demand fears amid a standoff in Sino-U.S. trade talks, but both benchmarks ended the week higher on rising concerns over supply disruptions in Middle East shipments due to U.S.-Iran political tensions....
02:32, 05/18/2019

Stormy Daniels settles lawsuit with Michael Cohen, former lawyer Keith Davidson Adult film actor Stormy Daniels settled her lawsuit against her former lawyer that accused him of colluding with President Donald Trump's personal lawyer while representing her....
03:16, 05/18/2019

Rep. Adam Schiff: U.S. not doing enough to protect journalists Eight months after Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi's murder at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, U.S. lawmakers and press freedom advocates renewed calls for justice....
03:16, 05/18/2019

New Jersey chemical plant fire sends fumes over Pulaski Skyway A chemical plant fire in New Jersey sent noxious smoke billowing into the air near Newark — and officials urged residents to shut their windows to avoid the smoke. The fire broke out at the plant directly underneath the Pulaski Skyway in South Kearny...
03:32, 05/18/2019

'What Men Want' bloopers feature Tracy Morgan having the worst time with one line Tracy Morgan was incapable of saying "statistical anomaly" in "What Men Want" as the blooper reel featuring Shaq, Grant Hill and Taraji B. Henson shows.        ...
03:32, 05/18/2019

Meet the dog thespians of 'A Dog's Journey,' a mutt method-acting masterclass 'A Dog's Journey' follows one dog's spirit as it is reincarnated through many precious pooches. Meet the stars of this animal acting tour de force.        ...
03:32, 05/18/2019

Leonardo DiCaprio-produced Formula E documentary gets Cannes premiere A new documentary produced by Leonardo DiCaprio that covers ABB FIA Formula E's final Gen1 season in 2017/18 will have its premiere at the Cannes Film Festival next week...
03:48, 05/18/2019

U.S. State Dept approves possible $314 mln sale of missiles to S.Korea The U.S. State Department has cleared $314 million in possible sales of air defence missiles to South Korea, the Pentagon said on Friday, as tensions re-emerge on the Korean peninsula....
04:00, 05/18/2019

UPDATE 1-Tensions with China help U.S. see importance of North American trade -Mexican official Tense U.S.-China relations are helping the United States understand the importance of a North American trade bloc, a senior Mexican diplomat said on Friday, after negotiating a deal that ended steel tariffs in the region....
04:00, 05/18/2019

US Cop Allegedly Hired Hitman To Kill Husband, Boyfriend's Daughter A New York City policewoman was arrested on Friday and charged with asking a man to arrange the murder of her estranged husband and a 14-year-old girl, court documents showed....
04:00, 05/18/2019

|MbowenitoZille:Mysisterpleasedon'ttweettoday Finance Minister Tito Mboweni had some advice to outgoing premier of the Western Cape Helen Zille in the ongoing Twitter storm about her "black privilege" view....
04:00, 05/18/2019

The end of Game Of Thrones and Veep headline our favorite stories of the week Here’s a compilation of our favorite features published this week. Be sure to follow along with our TV recaps and check out all our recent reviews....
04:16, 05/18/2019

As India’s Election Wraps Up, a Village Is Caught Between 2 Parties India has seen less violence than usual during this election season, which ends Sunday. But political and sectarian anger left at least one village scarred....
04:16, 05/18/2019

What Is It About Eurovision That Gives It Enduring Appeal? Finnish death-metallers dressed like Whitewalkers, check. Cypriot DJing on a gramophone, check. Montenegrin rapping astronauts, check. Giant turkey from Ireland called Dustin, check. What’s not to love?...
05:00, 05/18/2019

Tariffs and new streamers will cost you in 2019 Look for devices from China--laptops, notebooks, phones, televisions and the likes, to cost more, due to President Donald Trump's tariffs.        ...
05:00, 05/18/2019

Boxing body faces Olympic inquiry team before Tokyo ruling The embattled amateur boxing federation faces an Olympic inquiry on Monday fearing it will be punished for forcing out a longtime IOC member as its president        ...
05:32, 05/18/2019

Austrian far-right leader quits over video sting as coalition teeters Austria's vice chancellor and longtime far-right leader, Heinz-Christian Strache, said on Saturday he was stepping down over "catastrophic" video footage of him that threatened to bring down the right-wing coalition government....
05:32, 05/18/2019

Iraq's southern oil exports at 3.5 mln bpd so far in May, official says Iraq's oil exports from its southern ports have reached 3.5 million barrels a day (bpd) crude oil as of Saturday, South Oil Company chief Ihsan Abdul Jabbar told Reuters....
05:48, 05/18/2019

Italy central bank to spurn firms that don't go green The Bank of Italy plans to adopt investment criteria which reward companies that take action on climate change, joining other central banks, commercial banks and fund managers in ratcheting up pressure on boardrooms to go green....
06:16, 05/18/2019

Kim Kardashian West and Kanye West name fourth child Psalm Reality TV star and musician ‘blessed beyond measure’ with arrival of baby boyKim Kardashian West and her husband, the musician Kanye West, have named their new child Psalm after its recent birth via surrogate.Kardashian West posted a picture of the ...
06:16, 05/18/2019

Chinese State Media Hits Out at 'Fabricated' US Tech Claims The United States has "fabricated" accusations that China forces firms to hand over technology in exchange for market access, China's top Communist Party newspaper said on Saturday....
06:48, 05/18/2019

NBA Draft Combine: Tacko Fall turns more heads with impressive vertical leap Tacko Fall wasn’t done turning heads at the NBA Draft Combine on Friday in Chicago. The 7-foot-7 (in shoes) big man from Central Florida showed off his jumping prowess by maxing out at 26.5 inches on the vertical leap. According to ESPN, it was...
06:48, 05/18/2019

Exxon evacuates foreign staff from Iraqi oilfield: Iraqi official, sources Exxon Mobil has evacuated all of its foreign staff from Iraq's West Qurna 1 oilfield and is flying them out to Dubai, a senior Iraqi official and three other sources told Reuters on Saturday....
07:00, 05/18/2019

US warns airliners flying over Gulf could be 'misidentified' US diplomats have warned that commercial airliners flying over the Persian Gulf face a risk of being "misidentified" amid heightened tensions between the US and Iran....
07:16, 05/18/2019

Bucks top Raptors 125-103 for 2-0 East finals lead Giannis Antetokounmpo had 30 points and 17 rebounds, Ersan Ilyasova came off the bench to add 17 points and the Bucks never trailed on the way to a 125-103 victory over the Toronto Raptors on Friday night and a 2-0 lead in the East finals....
07:16, 05/18/2019

Impenetrable resistance The weather is a cyclical setback but Chaco also has structural problems. Resistencia is Argentina’s poorest provincial capital after Corrientes (on the other side of the Paraná River) with 41.4 percent below the poverty line....
07:16, 05/18/2019

Payment firm holds on to Thomas Cook cash Payment firms are seeking to hold on to millions of pounds of customers' money owed to Thomas Cook Group in a move which underlines the financial pressures afflicting the 178-year-old tour operator....
07:32, 05/18/2019

Killer new deal brings the unlocked Moto G7 Power with 4GB RAM down to $200 A new day, a sweet new deal on a respectable and already pretty affordable Motorola smartphone. The mid-range Moto G7 Power is still on sale at Verizon for 50 percent off its list price with a new line of service and monthly installments, but if you ...
08:00, 05/18/2019

Baffert’s Improbable remains favorite to win the Preakness BALTIMORE (AP) — Bob Baffert-trained Improbable remains the favorite for the Preakness. Improbable is 3-1 to win the second jewel of the Triple Crown after being installed as the 5-2 morning line favorite. He was also the favorite in the Kentucky Der...
08:48, 05/18/2019

McLeod tearful after 4th straight victory at Shanghai SHANGHAI (AP) — Olympic champion Omar McLeod made it four straight victories in the 110-meter hurdles at the Shanghai Diamond League on Saturday. McLeod couldn’t hold back the tears after finishing in 13.12 seconds. The 25-year-old Jamaican had...
08:48, 05/18/2019

Australian opposition leader Bill Shorten concedes defeat to Prime Minister Scott Morrison in general election CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australian opposition leader Bill Shorten concedes defeat to Prime Minister Scott Morrison in general election....
08:48, 05/18/2019

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

Police: Man Walks Away From Rehab, Goes On Crime Spree BARREN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– A Barren County man is accused of walking away from a Nelson County drug rehab, then going on a crime spree. 27-year-old James Robinson, of Glasgow, now faces a long list of charges, including robbery and burglary. ...
08:48, 05/18/2019

WeWork lost $1.9 billion last year, but it's considering going public The We Company, parent company of WeWork, is the latest in a string of richly valued start-ups set to go public this year. But though it is valued at $47 billion, it's far from turning a profit. Instead, it's hemorrhaging cash....
09:00, 05/18/2019

Rob Ball's Funland: British seaside towns – in pictures “To me, the seaside is heady and joyous all year round,” says photographer Rob Ball. “We have memories of family holidays or time spent by the coast, so we all have a connection to it.” Ball has published three books of coast-based photos since movin...
09:16, 05/18/2019

Rudy Giuliani: ‘No one really respects’ James Comey Rudy Giuliani says “no one really respects” ex-FBI director James Comey “or wants to hear from him.” The late-night put-down came Friday after Comey bashed Attorney General William Barr, tweeting that the AG is “sliming his own Department.” “If there...
09:32, 05/18/2019

Tweet prompts Canadian museum to recognize genocide against indigenous people A single tweet appeared to prompt a prominent Canadian museum to change its stance on the country’s historic treatment of indigenous people. The shift from the Canadian Museum for Human Rights in Winnipeg — which now says the country’s tr...
09:32, 05/18/2019

Austria's populist vice chancellor resigns after alleged corruption video surfaces Austrian vice chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache resigned Saturday after being caught in a secret video footage offering government contracts to a potential Russian benefactor....
09:32, 05/18/2019

France's Le Pen predicts historic vote for populist parties The leader of France's far-right National Rally is predicting that a group of like-minded right-wing populists will achieve "an historic feat" in next week's Europe-wide elections....
09:32, 05/18/2019

'GoT' and 'Big Bang Theory' finales mark shift to fewer shared TV experiences Two major hits, "Game of Thrones" and "The Big Bang Theory," are signing off within days of each other. Whether those shared viewing experiences represent a celebration or a wake is once again the subject of debate in TV industry circles....
09:32, 05/18/2019

Happy Armed Forces Day! We at LEX 18 want to extend our gratitude to the men and women who have served our country in the past or present. Thank you for your service. #metaslider_259051_filmstrip.flexslider .slides li {margin-right: 5px;}...
09:48, 05/18/2019

The artist’s mews: small and perfect in Devon A considered layout and bold use of colour elevate this studio apartment in Devon above its humble proportions. Rachel Ward gets the grand tourAs an artist and interior designer, Gemma Dudgeon is used to transforming spaces on behalf of clients up an...
10:16, 05/18/2019

The Latest: Lowry shoots 68 to move out of the cellar at PGA The Latest on the PGA Championship: McIlroy, Lowry, Long at 2 under early in third-round play at Bethpage Black        ...
11:16, 05/18/2019

Democrats waiting for large presidential field to take shape before endorsing Lawmakers are letting the race sort itself out before backing a candidate for 2020, though several from Iowa, South Carolina and other early nominating states are being courted....
11:32, 05/18/2019

The Dangers of a Boxer’s Weight Cut Following Ryan Garner's worrying collapse at yesterday's weigh-in, Elliot Worsell takes a look at the inherent dangers of a boxer making weight The post The Dangers of a Boxer’s Weight Cut appeared first on Boxing News....
11:32, 05/18/2019

Three important retirement savings accounts you should know about: IRAs, 401(k)s, and HSAs Want to set yourself up for a solid financial future? Then familiarize yourself with your retirement savings options.        ...
11:32, 05/18/2019

Gucci, Balenciaga, Saint Laurent, Alexander McQueen ban models under 18 Luxury group Kering has announced that the company -- which oversees designer houses including Gucci, Balenciaga, Saint Laurent, Alexander McQueen and Bottega Veneta -- will no longer be working with models under 18 years old....
11:32, 05/18/2019

Guinea found guilty of age-cheating and disqualified from U-17 World Cup Guinea will not take part at this year's Under-17 World cup in Brazil after being found guilty of age-cheating at the recent U-17 Africa Cup of Nations....
11:48, 05/18/2019

China's top diplomat calls for U.S. restraint on trade, Iran China's senior diplomat Wang Yi told U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Saturday that recent U.S. words and actions had harmed the interests of China and its enterprises, and that Washington should show restraint, China's foreign ministry said....
11:48, 05/18/2019

Iowa and Iowa State football team Twitter accounts suspended Both the Iowa and Iowa State football Twitter accounts were suspended on Saturday, showing messages that implied they had violated Twitter rules.        ...
11:48, 05/18/2019

Country star Travis Tritt involved in fatal accident, 2 dead and one injured Country music star Travis Tritt was involved in a fatal car crash early Saturday morning where two people died after a car traveling the wrong way on a South Carolina highway collided with another vehicle....
11:48, 05/18/2019

Man City vs Watford line-ups: Confirmed team news and predicted XIs for FA Cup Final Manchester City will hope to welcome back the influential Fernandinho for today's FA Cup Final against Watford as Pep Guardiola's side look to clinch a domestic treble....
12:00, 05/18/2019

Ryan Pressly Seals MLB Record For Scoreless Appearances With Athletic Diving Throw Over his last 39 consecutive appearances on the mound, Houston reliever Ryan Pressly’s ERA has been an utterly absurd 0.00. It’s a streak that started back in Aug. 15, 2018 against the Rockies (eat shit, Ley), and officially reached MLB-record height...
12:00, 05/18/2019

Austria's Sebastian Kurz calls for snap elections after corruption scandal Austrian Chancellor Kurz has requested new elections after a corruption scandal brought down his vice chancellor. Footage showed the far-right deputy allegedly offering contracts to a supposed Russian investor....
12:16, 05/18/2019

On Eurovision final day, Israelis cheer as Palestinians protest As singers made last-minute preparations for the Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv on Saturday, Israeli police threw a high-security cordon around the venue to head off attacks, or protests by boycotters who have urged fans to shun the event....
12:16, 05/18/2019

Antonio Banderas says heart attack helped him reinvent himself Antonio Banderas said a heart attack he suffered two years ago spurred him into a health kick but also allowed him to reinvent himself as an actor, including as he prepared to take on the lead role in Pedro Almodovar's autobiographical new movie....
12:16, 05/18/2019

Elon Musk Says Tesla Needs Financial Micromanagement or It Will Go Broke If you look at the news coming out of Tesla over the last year or so, it’s obvious that the company is desperately trying to find ways to decrease operating costs. Whether it’s by closing down dealerships, publicly dismissing LIDAR because it’s too e...
12:32, 05/18/2019

Microsoft adds requested new feature for the Your Phone Companion app Microsoft's Your Phone Companion app allows users to sync their Android phone with their Windows 10 PC. Texts, notifications, and photos can be sent to your desktop or laptop from any phone running Android 7 or higher. With certain Android handsets i...
12:32, 05/18/2019

Star Wars: Outer Rim review—Piloting as Han or Boba Fett could use more thrills Enlarge / The game's player board. Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. One of the defining aspects of Star Wars is its dramatic sense of adv...
12:32, 05/18/2019

Man breaks into car, relaxes inside, then sets it on fire in Brooklyn A man was caught on video breaking into an unlocked car on a Brooklyn street — relaxing in the back seat for more than five minutes before setting the sedan on fire and sauntering away, police and law enforcement sources said. The man was spotted on ...
12:48, 05/18/2019

Cops tase man who pointed loaded gun at officer’s stomach A fast-acting cop came his partner’s rescue Saturday morning in Manhattan, tasing a suspect who pulled a gun during a traffic stop on the Lower East Side, police and law enforcement sources told the Post. Police from the NYPD’s 7th Precinct in ...
12:48, 05/18/2019

Man slashed in face, shots fired during baseball game in Queens A man was slashed in the face and shots were fired during a fight at a Queens playground as a baseball game was being played nearby, police said Saturday. The 23-year-old victim was watching the game at a playground behind the Oliver Wendell Holmes I...
12:48, 05/18/2019

Sea-Watch enters Italian waters with migrants, flouting ban Italy has allowed the transfer to the island of Lampedusa migrant families rescued at sea by the humanitarian group Sea-Watch, but was refusing landfall to others...
13:00, 05/18/2019

Someone Is Making A Dexter's Lab Video Game In Dreams Dexter’s Laboratory, a popular Cartoon Network show from back in the 90s, is getting turned into a video game thanks to a skilled Dreams creator....
13:32, 05/18/2019

Yankees’ Stanton, Gregorius taking huge comeback strides The good news keeps coming in The Bronx. The Yankees keep winning and their injured stars are making progress on joining the party. Two key components — shortstop Didi Gregorius and outfielder Giancarlo Stanton — are expected to take sign...
13:32, 05/18/2019

Conservative Group Wants to Bring ‘Brass Knuckles’ Approach to Judicial Fray The group will be led by a former Senate and White House aide who was a central figure in the confirmations of Justices Neil M. Gorsuch and Brett M. Kavanaugh....
13:32, 05/18/2019

Elon Musk's SpaceX Is Suing US Government Again. Reason Is A Secret Elon Musk's SpaceX is suing the federal government again. But this time, it wants its protest of a government contract to stay under seal, meaning its allegations would not become public....
14:00, 05/18/2019

Eurovision 2019 live stream: how to watch the song contest from anywhere - songs and judging The 2019 Eurovision Song Contest is finally here in all it's camp glory. For some it's a guilty pleasure, for others it's an excuse to get all your mates round and embrace the sequins and general madness. The Tel Aviv Convention Centre...
14:00, 05/18/2019

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

|Aviationsupports6.2millionjobsinAfrica The aviation industry supports $55.8bn of economic activity and 6.2 million jobs in Africa, according to the International Air Transport Association....
14:32, 05/18/2019

Five reasons NASCAR fans should love the Monster Energy All-Star Race There are plenty of reasons for NASCAR fans not to enjoy the All-Star Race. But here's a look at why they should.        ...
14:32, 05/18/2019

Man City vs Watford highlights: Goals and action from FA Cup Final at Wembley Raheem Sterling's double helped rampant Manchester City cement their place in the history books as Pep Guardiola's men swatted aside Watford to lift the FA Cup and complete an extraordinary domestic treble....
14:32, 05/18/2019

11 Polling Party Officials Injured In Road Accident In Uttar Pradesh Eleven members of a polling party were injured when the bus in which they were travelling overturned in Uttar Pradesh's Sonbhadra on Saturday, the police said....
14:48, 05/18/2019

HD Kumaraswamy's Advice After "Controversial" Remarks By JDS Leader Fed up with the differences in the ruling Congress-JDS coalition and the "Siddaramaiah for CM again'' clamour, senior JDS leader Basavaraj Horatti on Saturday suggested that the assembly be dissolved....
14:48, 05/18/2019

Austrian president says snap election needed, details open Austrian president Alexander Van der Bellen on Saturday said a snap election was necessary after the leader of the far-right Freedom Party stepped down as vice chancellor....
14:48, 05/18/2019

McIlroy an after-thought as Koepka dominates PGA Championship As Brooks Koepka prepared to start the third round at the PGA Championship with a commanding seven-stroke lead, Rory McIlroy was long done with his day, reduced to being an after-thought at a tournament he entered as the best player in the world this...
15:00, 05/18/2019

Report: LaMelo Ball likely headed to China or Australia LaMelo Ball, the youngest of the three basketball-playing Ball brothers, likely will play professionally in China or Australia before entering his name in the 2020 NBA Draft....
15:00, 05/18/2019

Manchester City win FA Cup to seal treble with 6-0 demolition of Watford And then there were three. Or maybe even four, perhaps, if Pep Guardiola had his way and we counted the Community Shield as a major trophy, as they do in Spain with the Supercopa. Let’s call it three, the first domestic treble by any men’s team in hi...
15:16, 05/18/2019

Graham Potter to leave Swansea for Brighton manager’s job • Compensation figure over £2m agreed between clubs• Potter to take three of his backroom staff with himBrighton & Hove Albion are poised to confirm the appointment of Graham Potter as their new manager. After spending the last five days deliberating...
15:16, 05/18/2019

Three killed in suspected Islamic State attack outside Libyan oilfield Two guards and a soldier were killed and four other people were kidnapped early on Saturday in a suspected Islamic State attack targeting Libya's Zella oilfield, a security source said....
15:32, 05/18/2019

'Jersey Shore' star Ronnie Ortiz-Magro's ex-girlfriend arrested for domestic battery “Jersey Shore” star Ronnie Ortiz-Magro’s on-again-off-again girlfriend has been arrested, accused of battering him. Nathan Rousseau Smith has the story.        ...
15:48, 05/18/2019

FIR Against Congress Leaders Over Poll Code Violation In Madhya Pradesh An FIR has been filed against sitting MP from Ratlam and senior Congress leader Kantilal Bhuria and Madhya Pradesh cabinet minister Surendra Singh Honey Baghel for campaigning on Saturday after the......
16:32, 05/18/2019

NYPD investigating violent child mugger in Morningside Park Police say a 12-year-old girl took part in a string of brutal muggings of female victims last month near Morningside Park, and they’re looking for more suspects....
16:48, 05/18/2019

Rory McIlroy’s improvement still can’t save his doomed PGA Championship The good scores were there for Rory McIlroy, they just weren’t coming in the same rounds. Which is to say, they haven’t nearly been good enough. The 30-year-old Northern Irishman shot his best score of PGA Championship on Saturday morning, posting a ...
17:32, 05/18/2019

Women without children: ‘I don’t want to be pitied – I’m really happy' Some have chosen not to have a baby, others can’t, or have lost them: five women talk frankly about being childfreeI grew up in a single-parent family: my mother raised four girls on her own. I watched her struggle and from an early age I knew I didn...
17:48, 05/18/2019

Government to overhaul measures of poverty by 2020 New metric will take account of ‘inescapable costs’ such as childcare, as well as savingsThe way poverty is officially measured and defined in the UK is set for a major overhaul under government proposals which would take into account savings, assets...
17:48, 05/18/2019

Pete Buttigieg wants Thomas Jefferson events and buildings renamed Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg called for everything honoring Thomas Jefferson to be renamed. “Yeah, we’re doing that in Indiana. I think it’s the right thing to do,” Buttigieg, the mayor of South Bend, Indiana, said in ...
19:00, 05/18/2019

Iceland's Eurovision entry Hatari holds up Palestinian flag during contest Iceland's hair-raising heavy metal Eurovision act Hatari raised Palestinian flags during their appearance on the show, which had been steeped in controversy over its host country of Israel....
19:00, 05/18/2019

Rockets moving on from defensive mastermind Bzdelik Just over a week after another playoff run fizzled, the Houston Rockets are moving on from associate head coach Jeff Bzdelik, who helped improve the team's defense this past season....
19:16, 05/18/2019

Alonso misses qualifying for Indy 500 on first day Former Formula One world champion Fernando Alonso will need a clutch run on Sunday to qualify for the Indianapolis 500 on May 26 after he failed to seal a guaranteed spot on Saturday....
19:16, 05/18/2019

Yes, You Technically Can Drive a Hummer H1 In The U.K. Here’s a hypothetical situation; You are a wealthy professional body builder, actor, and former governor of the state of California, and you’ve been relocated to the U.K. because you’ve earned a residency teaching young actors how to do a crazy-ass a...
19:32, 05/18/2019

Learn Water Safety for Little (or No) Money With This YMCA Program Heading to the pool or paddle boating around the lake can sound like a fun way to spend a summer afternoon. However, if you’re someone that doesn’t know how to swim then particpating in any water activity potentially be a terrifying proposition....
19:32, 05/18/2019

Illinois not alerted to early clues in womb-cutting case Police and Illinois' child welfare agency say staff at a Chicago-area hospital didn't alert them after determining that a bloodied woman who arrived with a gravely ill newborn had not just given birth to the baby boy, as she claimed....
19:48, 05/18/2019

Illinois authorities not alerted to early clues about women suspected in cutting open woman to steal baby Staff at a Chicago-area hospital failed to alert police and Illinois child welfare officials after they determined a woman who appeared at the medical center covered in blood with an ill newborn wasn’t the child’s mother, authorities said....
19:48, 05/18/2019

Microsoft announces new Minecraft Earth AR game for Android and iOS Microsoft teased a brand new Minecraft-related AR (augmented reality) mobile game about two weeks ago and confirmed it recently. It's called Minecraft Earth and it will launched on Android and iOS devices at some point this summer.Besides announcing ...
20:00, 05/18/2019

Honduras plane crash: five foreign tourists killed shortly after takeoff Conflicting accounts say victims travelling on private plane off Roatán island were from US or Canada Five foreign tourists died on Saturday after a private plane they were traveling in crashed into the sea shortly after taking off from the island of...
20:00, 05/18/2019

Saturday Forecast: Feeling more like April TUCSON – At this time last year, we were in triple digits.  An unusual May weather pattern will be around for the next week as several weather systems will move across the area bringing much below normal daytime temperatures, gusty winds and a ...
20:16, 05/18/2019

Lyon Trounce Barcelona To Win Fourth Consecutive Women's Champions League Title Lyon cruised through the Women’s Champions League final and defeated Barcelona 4-1 to win the club’s fourth consecutive UCL title. After scoring four goals in 30 minutes—which included a 17-minute hat-trick from Ada Hegerberg—Lyon were able to sit ba...
20:16, 05/18/2019

Channel Your Inner Child This Summer With a Bubble Leaf Blower Summer is almost here and you don’t need to be a little kid to want to play with this bubble leaf blower. If you do have kids that are obsessed with bubbles, it is time to throw out their dinky old wands. The Maxx Bubbles Bubble-N-Go Leaf Blower is o...
20:32, 05/18/2019

Club pro on going distance at PGA Championship: ‘Just awesome’ Rob Labritz has two children and is playing in his sixth PGA Championship. But the club pro from GlenArbor in Bedford Hills, N.Y., thought making the cut on the number in his own backyard at this PGA Championship at Bethpage Black might have been one...
20:32, 05/18/2019

Congressman becomes first Republican to accuse Trump of ‘impeachable conduct’ Michigan Rep. Justin Amash said he reached four conclusions after carefully reading the redacted version of Mueller’s report, including that “President Trump has engaged in impeachable conduct.”...
20:32, 05/18/2019

The Latest: Trump congratulates Morrison, reaffirms alliance President Donald Trump has spoken by phone with Prime Minister Scott Morrison of Australia to congratulate him on his conservative coalition’s surprise election victory...
20:48, 05/18/2019

Bolivia’s Morales begins bid for 4th term despite complaints Cheered by thousands of supporters in Bolivia’s coca-growing Chapare region, President Evo Morales began his campaign for his third consecutive re-election amid opposition assertions that the constitution prohibits him from running again...
20:48, 05/18/2019

The Netherlands wins the Eurovision Song Contest Bookies favorite Duncan Lawrence has won the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv with his power ballad "Arcade." An exclusive performance by a 60-year-old pop diva also ensured the night will never be forgotten....
20:48, 05/18/2019

Look: Dell, Sonya Curry wear matching Blazers-Warriors jackets to Western Conference Finals Dell and Sonya Curry, the parents of Warriors star Stephen Curry and Portland's Seth Curry, wore matching jackets with both teams' logos to Game 4 of the NBA Western Conference Finals on Saturday night....
21:16, 05/18/2019

Shoppers disappointed at how fast Target's Vineyard Vines collection selling out Shoppers are taking to social media to express disappointment over the Vineyard Vines for Target sale. Many items sold out quickly and landed on eBay.        ...
21:48, 05/18/2019

Australia's Conservatives Win Surprise Election Victory Australia’s conservative government eked out a surprise victory in national elections after voters in resource-rich districts turned against center-left opponents who had put climate change at the heart of their campaign....
21:48, 05/18/2019

Saudi Arabia says seeking to avert war, ball in Iran's court Saudi Arabia wants to avert war in the region but stands ready to respond with "all strength and determination" following last week's attacks on Saudi oil assets, a senior official said on Sunday, adding that the ball was now in Iran's court....
22:00, 05/18/2019

Texas church opens new sanctuary after massacre SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (AP) — A South Texas church where a gunman in 2017 opened fire and killed more than two dozen congregants will unveil a new sanctuary and memorial room honoring the victims. Worshippers and relatives of those killed or injur...
22:00, 05/18/2019

Finlay’s goal lifts Minnesota United over Crew 1-0 MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Ethan Finlay scored against his former team in the 70th minute, and Minnesota United held on for a 1-0 win over the Columbus Crew on Saturday night. Romain Métanire played in a diagonal cross, which Brent Kallman headed back across...
22:00, 05/18/2019

Giants’ Cueto hoping to return in September PHOENIX (AP) — San Francisco Giants right-hander Johnny Cueto threw a bullpen session Saturday, and the team was encouraged enough for manager Bruce Bochy to say the club hopes Cueto can return toward the end of this season. Cueto, who had major elbo...
22:00, 05/18/2019

Sportwatch: Hawthorn v Richmond, Dragons v Knights and more – live! Updates on another busy day of Australian sportAny thoughts? Email or tweet @JPHowcroftSuper Netball: Firebirds 61-69 Giants 6.12am BST AFL: 3QT: Port Adelaide 9.9 (63) vs 7.8 (50) Gold Coast - It is ark weather in Adelaide today and it is suiting Po...
22:16, 05/18/2019

Adam Scott just couldn’t replicate excellence Adam Scott slept on the best round of the second day at the PGA Championship, but awoke Saturday and just couldn’t replicate it. The 38-year-old Australian could not carry momentum from his 64 on Friday and shot a third-round 72 at Bethpage Black, dr...
22:32, 05/18/2019

Bodexpress continues race after throwing jockey Bodexpress threw John Velazquez off at the gate and finished the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course without a jockey.        ...
23:32, 05/18/2019

Australia's Conservative Government On Way To "Miracle" Election Victory Australia's Liberal-led conservative government was headed for a remarkable win at the national election early on Sunday after uncovering a narrow path to victory that twisted through urban fringes......
23:32, 05/18/2019

Recommended Reading: Trusting companies despite privacy lapses People say they care about privacy but they continue to buy devices that can spy on them Rani Molla, Vox In the wake of Cambridge Analytica, concerns about personal data privacy abound. Of course, Facebook isn't the only company that's be...
00:48, 05/19/2019

This is where the Israeli spacecraft crashed into the moon On April 11, the Israeli Beresheet spacecraft attempted to land on the moon in the ancient volcanic field called the Sea of Serenity -- but it crashed instead. Now, NASA has released images that helped researchers discover the crash site....
01:32, 05/19/2019

Ex-king to be fined until he has paternity test A Belgian court has ruled that Albert II, the former king of Belgium, will be fined €5,000 ($5,600) every day until he takes a DNA test to determine whether he fathered a child during an alleged affair....
01:32, 05/19/2019

| Pogacar wins Tour of California as Bol claims final stage Tadej Pogacar won the Tour of California on Saturday, finishing safely in the pack as Cees Bol crossed the line first in a chaotic finish to the seventh and final stage....
01:48, 05/19/2019

Nigel Slater’s vegetable stock and soup recipes A flavoursome broth to lift both soup and spiritsI have been in need of a good vegetable stock for some time. Not one of the delicate, vegetal liquids the colour of hay but something altogether deeper, richer and more ballsy. In other words, more lik...
02:00, 05/19/2019

The Netherlands wins Eurovision 2019, Europe’s annual music extravaganza Some 200 million people around the world were believed to have watched the annual campy contest with 26 nations battling in the Grand Final of the 64th Eurovision....
02:00, 05/19/2019

Report: The Next Batman Movie Might Already Have Its Villains Alongside news of the Rescue Rangers film, the Hollywood Reporter dropped one more bombshell last night, in the form of a well-sourced rumor about the future of Matt Reeves’ The Batman movie: in particular, its villains. Read more......
02:16, 05/19/2019

A-League grand final: Perth Glory v Sydney FC – live! Updates from the title decider at Optus StadiumAny thoughts? Email or tweet @mike_hytner 10.22am BST 39 mins: Wow, is that a beer snake in the crowd. It’s enormous! The Glory fans handling it appear pretty pleased with themselves. 10.22am BST 38 mins...
02:32, 05/19/2019

"Compare Bengal, UP": Yogi Adityanath's Barb At Mamata Over Poll Violence Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath today exuded confidence of getting full majority in the Lok Sabha elections. He asserted that BJP will win over 300 seats on its own....
02:48, 05/19/2019

Voting In Progress For Panaji Assembly Constituency Bypoll Voting is in progress for the bypoll to the Panaji assembly constituency since morning, which was necessitated due to the death of former Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar in March....
02:48, 05/19/2019

UP Villagers Allege Ink Applied Forcibly To Prevent Them From Voting Voters of a village in Uttar Pradesh's Chandauli constituency have alleged that indelible ink was forciblyapplied on their fingers and that they were bribed by BJP workers in the final round of the......
02:48, 05/19/2019

Sylvinho to become Lyon coach - club president "Olympique Lyonnais have agreed a deal to appoint Brazilian Sylvinho as their next head coach to succeed Bruno Genesio, the Ligue 1 club\u0027s president said on Saturday."...
03:32, 05/19/2019

UK's opposition will not back 'fundamentally' unchanged Brexit bill The leader of Britain's opposition said he would not support Prime Minister Theresa May's new attempt to push through her Brexit bill if it was fundamentally the same as the bill that had been defeated three times before....
03:48, 05/19/2019

The WhatsApp spyware story tells us that nothing is secure | John Naughton The attack on the messaging app showed us spying is a thriving businessWhen Edward Snowden broke cover in the summer of 2013 and a team of Guardian journalists met up with him in his Hong Kong hotel, he insisted not only that they switch off their mo...
04:00, 05/19/2019

Wind Advisory issued May 19 at 3:51AM EDT until May 19 at 8:00PM EDT by NWS Wilmington OH The National Weather Service in Wilmington has issued a Wind Advisory, which is in effect from 11 AM this morning to 8 PM EDT this evening. * WINDS…Southwest 20 to 25 mph with gusts up to 50 mph. * TIMING…The strongest winds will be durin...
04:00, 05/19/2019

|Zimbabwetosupplyinterbankmarketwith$500monMonday Zimbabwe will supply the interbank foreign exchange market with $500m on Monday as its tries to resuscitate a currency trading system implemented in February that’s been plagued by a lack of liquidity...
04:32, 05/19/2019

Trayvon Martin’s mother Sybrina Fulton is running for office The mother of Trayvon Martin is running for a seat on the Miami-Dade County Commission, the Miami Herald reported Saturday. Since the death of her 17-year-old son, Sybrina Fulton has been advocating for social justice and an end to gun violence. Mart...
04:32, 05/19/2019

Michigan Congressman first Republican to call for Trump’s impeachment A Republican Congressman on Saturday became the first in his party to publicly call for the impeachment of President Trump. Justin Amash, of Michigan, tweeted Saturday that impeachment “should be undertaken only in extraordinary circumstances,&...
04:32, 05/19/2019

College admissions scam mastermind reportedly told clients to lie about ethnicity Crooked college consultant William “Rick” Singer reportedly advised some of his rich white clients to pretend their kids were “minorities” in order to gain entry to elite universities. Top schools have long given preference to athletes an...
04:32, 05/19/2019

James Paxton isn’t good to go yet — so Yankees are starting Chad Green James Paxton is still out with left knee inflammation, so the Yankees will turn to Chad Green to start Sunday’s series finale against the Rays in The Bronx. They also have Chance Adams and Nestor Cortes Jr. to eat up some innings, though the task wil...
04:48, 05/19/2019

Mickey Callaway: No personal catcher for Jacob deGrom MIAMI — Personal catcher, personal smatcher. Though Jacob deGrom has largely struggled with Wilson Ramos as his target this season, manager Mickey Callaway on Saturday indicated he won’t go out of his way to pair backup Tomas Nido with the disappoint...
04:48, 05/19/2019

Dive Deep Into a New Mystery Thriller With This $.99 Kindle Deal Summer is here and that means it is finally time to get lost in a new mystery while you’re at the beach. We mean a book, don’t actually try to solve a murder while chilling in the sand. Right now, you can start a new series thanks to this Kindle Myst...
05:32, 05/19/2019

Thruxton BTCC: Andrew Jordan wins for WSR BMW in race one Andrew Jordan scored his second victory of the British Touring Car Championship season in the opening race at Thruxton after polesitter Sam Tordoff suffered a late electrical issue...
06:00, 05/19/2019

Czech spy claims are 'a lie', says Labour MP Labour MP Geoffrey Robinson has branded as "a lie" claims he was a Cold War spy who passed government secrets to communist Czechoslovakia in the 1960s....
06:32, 05/19/2019

Why Monica from Friends is this summer’s unlikely style icon We were all too busy admiring Rachel’s hair and Chandler’s jokes first time around to notice Monica Geller’s love of mom jeans and hair barrettes. But the world has finally caught up with the poster girl for 90s normcoreTowards the end of 2018, Netfl...
06:48, 05/19/2019

Mark Levin’s press-bashing book No. 1 — 3 days before its release It won’t be available until Tuesday, but conservative radio and TV host Mark Levin’s new book condemning the liberal media as an “army of bashers” is already Amazon’s top seller, knocking off shock jock Howard Stern’s biography....
07:00, 05/19/2019

Is Arya Death? The questions we need answered in Game of Thrones The saga comes to a close in what promises to be an epic finale. But who will kill Daenerys, will Bran warg again – and are the White Walkers gone for good?Warning: this article contains spoilers.Many of the big season eight questions have already be...
07:16, 05/19/2019

Nothing but the truth: the legacy of George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four Every generation turns to it in times of political turmoil, and this extract from a new book about the novel examines its relevance in the age of fake news and TrumpRead other extracts from the book: • David Bowie’s Orwell: how Nineteen Eighty-Four s...
07:16, 05/19/2019

Madonna was excruciating: what we learned from Eurovision 2019 The Eurovision bandwagon will touch down in the Netherlands in 2020, but what wisdom have we found? And so it is over for another year, and the Eurovision bandwagon heads off to the Netherlands in 2020. But here are a few of the things we learned fro...
07:16, 05/19/2019

Guess who doesn't want war with Iran? Trump supporters | Ted Galen Carpenter During his presidential campaign in 2016, Trump repeatedly condemned Washington’s regime-change wars. Now he’s backtrackingSupporters of Donald Trump who hoped that he would adopt a new, less interventionist foreign policy for the United States have ...
07:16, 05/19/2019

There should be nothing wrong in waving Palestinian flags at Eurovision | Michael Segalov As an audience member in Tel Aviv I saw the flags of many nations on display. Why not those of Israel’s neighbours?There were loud boos in the Tel Aviv Expo Centre on Saturday night, and not just when it was announced that voters in Greece and Cyprus...
07:16, 05/19/2019

Yemeni poetry thrives despite trauma of civil war Poets explore how the artform can unite people on different sides of conflictA story is often told to illustrate how central poetry is to Yemeni culture: that of the visit of a famous lute player from Baghdad.He was invited to play in Sana’a, where h...
07:16, 05/19/2019

Trump backs abortion in cases of rape or incest, contradicting Alabama law President suggests abortion will be election issue, tweeting ‘we must stick together and Win for Life in 2020’Donald Trump, in a series of late night posts on Twitter, has outlined a less restrictive view of abortion than that just passed by Alabama’...
07:16, 05/19/2019

The real reason Constance Wu blew up over 'Fresh Off the Boat' renewal: report Constance Wu has been preparing to play a struggling heroin addict in an emotional dramatic movie, and that passion project may well be the reason she was frustrated about her TV show, “Fresh Off the Boat,” being renewed for another season....
07:48, 05/19/2019

Delta's test of free in-flight Wi-Fi may shame other airlines into offering service Now Delta Air Lines is taking its first steps towards offering free Wi-Fi as well. The Atlanta-based carrier started a two-week pilot test on May 13 that includes free Wi-Fi on around 55 domestic short-, medium- and long-haul flight segments a day....
08:00, 05/19/2019

'The Lion King' will bring Disney's live-action fans roaring back, despite 'Dumbo' 'Dumbo' wasn't all that, and the blue Genie reveal for 'Aladdin' tanked. But Disney's live-action mojo should come roaring back with 'The Lion King.'        ...
08:00, 05/19/2019

Watch Saturday Night Live Try and Fail to Pay Tribute to Game of Thrones on Season Finale Everything was set for a flashy rap tribute to Game of Thrones on the 44th season finale of Saturday Night Live — high-end lighting, Pete Davidson with a gold chain, even a surprise appearance from Jacob Anderson, who plays Grey Worm on the hit...
08:16, 05/19/2019

Review: Preview of the Shelby Mustang GT350 is fast and fun at $59,000 You may think of the Mustang as a drag-strip special, a muscle car built for straight lines and stoplight hauls. Ford, though, is serious about making the iconic pony car a significant performance machine both at the drag strip and on the race track....
08:32, 05/19/2019

Texas church opening new sanctuary 18 months after massacre A South Texas church begins a new chapter of worship on Sunday as it unveils a new sanctuary a year and half after a gunman opened fire and killed more than two dozen congregants in the deadliest mass shooting in state history....
08:32, 05/19/2019

Watch: Woody Allen shares trailer for 'Rainy Day in New York' Filmmaker Woody Allen has released on social media a trailer for his romantic comedy "A Rainy Day in New York," starring Timothee Chalamet and Selena Gomez....
08:48, 05/19/2019

European mainstream politicians see hope in downfall of Austrian far right leader Politicians from Europe's mainstream parties called on voters to stand against the far right, after a video sting brought down the leader of Austria's Freedom Party, hurting the momentum of nationalists days before a European parliamentary election....
09:16, 05/19/2019

Blast injures South African tourists near Egypt's Giza pyramids: security sources An explosion targeting a tourist bus injured at least 12 people on Sunday, mostly South African tourists, near a new museum being built close to the Giza pyramids in Egypt, two security sources said....
09:16, 05/19/2019

‘Game of Thrones’ finale: Who will kill the Mad Queen? The mass slaughter of innocents at King’s Landing by Daenerys (Emilia Clarke) in the penultimate episode of “Game of Thrones” Season 8 begs the question: who will kill Mad Queen Daenerys? She’s so desperate to rule from the Iron Throne but her innate...
09:16, 05/19/2019

Tens of thousands rally against nationalism before EU votes Tens of thousands of demonstrators opposed to right-wing populism and nationalism took to the streets in a number of European cities before May 23-26 elections to the European Parliament...
09:16, 05/19/2019

McCarthy dismisses Amash impeachment comments: 'He wants to have attention' House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy does not appear to be taking Rep. Justin Amash's recent tweets about President Trump very seriously, claiming that the Michigan Republican simply "wants to have attention," and questioning his GOP bona fides....
09:16, 05/19/2019

'Jersey Shore' star Ronnie Ortiz-Magro's girlfriend Jen Harley arrested on battery charge A lawyer says "Jersey Shore" star Ronnie Ortiz-Magro's on-again-off-again girlfriend will fight a misdemeanor domestic battery charge alleging she attacked Ortiz-Magro at a Las Vegas club on New Year's Eve....
10:00, 05/19/2019

| City stars salute departing 'legend' Kompany Vincent Kompany was hailed as a "legend" by Manchester City's stars after he revealed he will leave the treble winners to become player-manager at Anderlecht....
10:00, 05/19/2019

Blast injures at least 16 tourists on bus near Giza pyramid in Egypt At least 16 people riding a tourist's bus near the Giza pyramid in Egypt suffered non-life-threatening injuries in an explosion Sunday, according to authorities....
10:32, 05/19/2019

Johanna Konta loses Italian Open final to Karolina Pliskova in straight sets • Czech player won 6-3, 6-4 to claim second title of the season• Konta made it to Rome final as an unseeded playerJohanna Konta’s hopes of winning the Italian Open were dashed as Karolina Pliskova powered her way to victory in Rome. Related: John McE...
10:32, 05/19/2019

Government Sees Rs 2.8 Lakh Crore Recovery From IBC Resolution Process The pre-resolution processes have yielded results in 6,500 cases netting Rs 3 lakh crore on dead assets, according to a Ministry of Corporate Affairs official....
10:32, 05/19/2019

This List Of Decorative Placemats Is A Testament To Our Restraint At A Time When Literally Any ‘Game Of Thrones’ Content Whatsoever Would Go Viral The internet is obsessed with Game Of Thrones, and with the long-awaited series finale airing tonight, we could post pretty much anything at all about the show and get tens of millions of valuable page views. However, we are steadfastly committed to ...
10:32, 05/19/2019

Trump calls Rep. Amash a ‘loser’ for saying president engaged in impeachable conduct In morning tweets, Trump lashed out at the Michigan Republican, calling him a “total lightweight” and accusing him of playing “right into our opponents hands.”...
10:32, 05/19/2019

Curious foreigners get rare chance to sample Emirati culture No question was off limits for curious tourists and foreign residents of Dubai wanting to learn more about Emirati culture and the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan....
11:00, 05/19/2019

Watch: 21-story tower imploded in Bethlehem, Pa The 21-story Martin Tower, which was the former world headquarters of Bethlehem Steel, was imploded Sunday morning as bystanders lined the streets of Bethlehem and gathered on rooftops....
11:16, 05/19/2019

Art Collectors Splurge on Trophy Works at Auctions Collectors jostled at the high end of the market during the New York auctions, smashing record prices for more than four dozen artists, including Claude Monet and Jeff Koons....
11:16, 05/19/2019

UPDATE 2-Exploration at Kekra-1 well off Pakistan ends -OGDC spokesman The consortium exploring the Kekra-1 well off the coast of Pakistan is ending drilling operations after no reserves of oil and gas were found, a spokesman for Oil and Gas Development Co Ltd, one of the Pakistani partners, said....
11:16, 05/19/2019

Bahrain’s Investcorp hires Citi, JPMorgan for loan refinancing – sources Bahrain-based alternative investment manager Investcorp has mandated Citi and JPMorgan to coordinate the refinancing of a $400 million loan, sources familiar with the matter said on Sunday....
11:16, 05/19/2019

Tesla Autopilot was active during a fatal Model 3 crash in March, safety report says The US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) just published its preliminary report on a fatal Tesla Model 3 crash in March, finding that Autopilot was enabled at the time of the incident – and that the crash bears several similarities to...
11:32, 05/19/2019

Bengals rookie Rodney Anderson expects to be ready for training camp Cincinnati Bengals rookie running back Rodney Anderson expects to be ready for training camp after missing most of Oklahoma's 2018 season with a knee injury....
11:48, 05/19/2019

Tourist bus hit by roadside bomb near Egypt's Giza Pyramids; injuries reported At least a dozen people were injured after tourist bus was hit by a roadside bomb Sunday near a museum being built close to the Giza Pyramids in Egypt....
12:00, 05/19/2019

Libyan fighters in Tripoli get armored vehicles from abroad Fighters allied with the U.N.-recognized government in Libya's capital say they have received armored vehicles and "quality weapons" despite a U.N. arms embargo on the country....
12:00, 05/19/2019

Autocar drives Britain's 'biggest, best and most bonkers race' C1 event was by far the biggest motor race ever held in Britain Take (almost) 100 identical Citroën C1 city cars and race all day and all of the night. We joined in You’d think that 100 racing cars – one for every 60 metres of track – would just m...
12:32, 05/19/2019

Ford Focus ST-Line X 2019 long-term review It has already proved itself in Autocar's road test, but what is Ford's all-new Focus like to live with? We're finding out Why we’re running it: To find out if Ford’s all-purpose hatchback remains the driver’s car of choice in the family car class ...
12:32, 05/19/2019

Convicted Russian agent Butina appeals for money MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian gun rights activist serving a U.S. prison sentence for acting as an unregistered foreign agent has released a video asking for money to help pay her legal costs. Maria Butina was sentenced in April to 18 months after she admit...
12:32, 05/19/2019

Wind Advisory issued May 19 at 11:25AM EDT until May 19 at 8:00PM EDT by NWS Wilmington OH * WINDS…Southwest 20 to 25 mph with gusts up to 50 mph. * TIMING…The strongest winds will be during the afternoon time frame. * IMPACTS…Scattered tree and power line damage is possible along with some minor property damage in the hi...
12:32, 05/19/2019

Imperious Nadal blows away Djokovic to land ninth Rome title Rafael Nadal proved that he would still be the man to beat when the French Open begins later this month after he humbled Novak Djokovic 6-0 4-6 6-1 in the Italian Open final on Sunday to win a record 34th ATP Masters 1000 title....
12:48, 05/19/2019

Motorcycling: Marquez extends championship lead with French GP win Honda's world champion Marc Marquez won the French Grand Prix at Le Mans on Sunday for his third victory in the last four races to extend his lead at the top of the MotoGP standings....
12:48, 05/19/2019

| Bulls lose yet ANOTHER key youngster There appears to be no end in sight to the mass exodus from Loftus Versfeld with another key youngster set to head for greener - and more lucrative - pastures in England....
12:48, 05/19/2019

Red Dead Online Is Filled With Massive Piles Of Dead And Burned Horses Red Dead Online players jumping into the game yesterday and today have discovered something terrible and strange: Piles of burned horse carcasses outside some towns, like Valentine. Many are surprised to find these piles and it seems to be the result...
13:00, 05/19/2019

Rebels say Syrian army fails to retake Latakia mountain Syrian rebels held onto a commanding position in a mountain range in the coastal province of Latakia, the ancestral home of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, after government forces were forced to withdraw....
13:16, 05/19/2019

Snarling orange 'Trump baby' blimp to mock U.S. president in Britain, protesters say A blimp depicting Donald Trump as a snarling, nappy-wearing orange baby will fly outside Britain's parliament when the U.S. president makes a state visit next month if protesters can raise 30,000 pounds ($38,000) for advocacy groups....
13:16, 05/19/2019

'John Wick 3' takes out 'Avengers: Endgame' with $57 million box-office debut The third installment of Keanu Reeves' hyper-violent 'John Wick' franchise has won the box office's top spot, ending the reign of 'Avengers: Endgame.'        ...
13:32, 05/19/2019

Rep. Justin Amash Becomes the First Republican Congressman to Call For Trump’s Impeachment Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich.) called for Donald Trump’s impeachment after reading the full unredacted report from special counsel Robert Mueller regarding Russia’s illegal involvement with the 2016 US elections. Amash is the first Republican congressma...
13:32, 05/19/2019

Liam Dawson in contention for World Cup spot after impressive county form • Hampshire player took 18 wickets with batting average of 45• Eoin Morgan: ‘I could pick 17 names at the moment’Liam Dawson is expected to enter the debate over England’s World Cup squad when the selectors and the captain, Eoin Morgan, convene on Mo...
14:00, 05/19/2019

How Dale Earnhardt Jr. unexpectedly became the Indy 500 pace car driver For The Win talked with the retired NASCAR driver about attending his first Indy 500 and being welcomed by IndyCar drivers.        ...
14:48, 05/19/2019

This photo of Kyler Murray led to more speculation about his height Kyler Murray looked shorter than former Okalhoma teammate and current Baltimore Ravens receiver Marquise Brown, who is listed at 5-foot-9.        ...
14:48, 05/19/2019

Pelicans hire Trajan Langdon as general manager The Pelicans have hired Nets assistant general manager Trajan Langdon to serve as New Orleans' GM under new executive vice president of basketball operations David Griffin        ...
14:48, 05/19/2019

Fights over lampposts could delay 5G rollout in the U.K. by two years In the U.K., 5G transmitters must be placed on a group of structures that are taller than a double-decker bus. According to The Guardian, this has turned lampposts into hot properties in the region because they are lined up close to each other and ar...
14:48, 05/19/2019

Deal: Sony WH-1000XM3 noise-canceling headphones price drops to $280 ($70 off) The sequel to the acclaimed Sony WH-1000XM2 wireless noise-canceling headphones seem to be just as popular among audiophiles. Although they're quite expensive at $350, many US retailers offer various discounts on Sony's WH-1000XM3 headphones to make ...
14:48, 05/19/2019

CEO says Huawei won't be pushed around by the U.S. like ZTE was Already the number one global provider of networking equipment, Huawei is on track to take over the top spot in smartphone shipments by next year. That lofty goal was vocalized by the CEO of Huawei Technologies Consumer Business Group Yu Chengdong (a...
14:48, 05/19/2019

Serie A race for 2 Champions League spots goes to final day The race for the final two Champions League spots from Serie A will go to the last day of the season. Atalanta drew 1-1 at Italian champion Juventus on Sunday to move into third place in the Italian league, leapfrogging Inter Milan after the Nerazzur...
15:00, 05/19/2019

Gamel’s 10th-inning homer lifts Brewers over Braves, 3-2 ATLANTA (AP) — Ben Gamel led off the 10th inning with a home run against Wes Parsons, lifting the Milwaukee Brewers over the Atlanta Braves 3-2 on Sunday. All five runs in the game came on homers. Gamel’s drive off Parsons (1-2) reached the fou...
15:00, 05/19/2019

2 Kentucky men sentenced for stealing money from relatives LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Two Kentucky men have been sentenced to prison in separate cases involving stealing money from older relatives and spending it on themselves. U.S. Attorney Robert Duncan says in a news release that Paul Anthony Long II was sente...
15:00, 05/19/2019

Exiled Shakhtar wins Ukrainian league for 3rd straight year ZAPORIZHIA, Ukraine (AP) — Shakhtar Donetsk won the Ukrainian Premier League on Sunday after a 1-0 victory at Zorya Luhansk, the third title in a row for a team exiled from its home city by the conflict in eastern Ukraine. The win, sealed by a goal f...
15:00, 05/19/2019

‘The Lighthouse,’ with Robert Pattinson, illuminates Cannes CANNES, France (AP) — Robert Pattinson says that making the turn-of-the-century nautical psychodrama “The Lighthouse” involved some of the most terrifying work he’s ever done. “The Lighthouse” premiered Sunday in the Can...
15:00, 05/19/2019

Third 'John Wick' Movie Posts Series' Strongest Opening Weekend Lions Gate won a respite from its box-office woes as its latest film, “John Wick: Chapter 3—Parabellum” nabbed the top spot, with the biggest opening weekend in the action-thriller franchise’s five-year history....
15:32, 05/19/2019

Austrian President Calls For September Poll In Wake Of Scandal Austria's President Alexander Van der Bellen on Sunday called for fresh elections in September after a corruption scandal embroiling the far-right brought down the coalition government in spectacular......
15:48, 05/19/2019

The Epic of Gilgamesh Unveiled: Enlightenment and Source of Religions Part 1 of this interpretation of the epic told of the birth of Gilgamesh, his tyrannical rule and the creation of a being to rival his power and also become his companion. ...
15:48, 05/19/2019

Heasley Hurls Gem; Fans Career High 10 Batters in Legends Victory WHITAKER BANK BALLPARK (Lexington, KY) – The Lexington Legends were able to hold on to the 7-5 victory over the Asheville Tourists on Sunday afternoon. Led by a career outing by Jon Heasley, the Legends’ pitching staff combined for 14 strikeouts and ...
16:00, 05/19/2019

Blues move to brink of Cup final with 5-0 win over Sharks SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Vladimir Tarasenko scored on a penalty shot and Jaden Schwartz added the first of his three goals during a dominant second period that carried St. Louis to the brink of its first trip to the Stanley Cup Final in nearly a half-...
16:00, 05/19/2019

Learning from Canada’s carbon blunder Last month, Canada rolled out its federal carbon tax to four provinces, creating a new tax on all goods based on their total carbon footprint. While polluting less is a worthy goal for us all, the plan will only take money from taxpayers to fill gove...
16:32, 05/19/2019

Koepka wins PGA Championship for fourth major title Brooks Koepka survived to win the PGA Championship for a second consecutive year on Sunday when he triumphed at Bethpage Black to secure his fourth career major title....
16:48, 05/19/2019

Lewis Hamilton: "Difficult" to imagine leaving Mercedes F1 team Lewis Hamilton says it is "very difficult" to see himself leaving Mercedes despite discussing the appeal of a Ferrari move with his Formula 1 team boss Toto Wolff last year...
16:48, 05/19/2019

9/11 fund shrivels up as first responder cancer cases continue to grow New Yorkers who survived 9/11 are experiencing a massive surge in aggressive brain cancers as dollars for the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund continue to dry up — leaving them wondering in their final days who will support their families once...
17:00, 05/19/2019

Required gamer viewing: The history of M2’s Japanese retro-port empire You may not know Japanese game studio M2 by name, but you've probably played one of its retro-revival projects. [credit: My Life In Gaming ] ...
17:00, 05/19/2019

Former prosecutor Lori Lightfoot becomes first black female, openly gay Chicago mayor Chicago will swear in its first black female and first openly gay mayor Monday, concluding Lori Lightfoot's astonishing yearlong rise to power.        ...
17:00, 05/19/2019

AP Exclusive: Scarlett Johansson and Colin Jost are engaged Wedding bells are in the future for actress Scarlett Johansson and Colin Jost of “Saturday Night Live.” Johansson’s publicist Marcel Pariseau tells The Associated Press Sunday that the private couple is officially engaged after two ...
17:16, 05/19/2019

Australia's conservative coalition poised to secure outright parliamentary majority-analyst Australia's conservative coalition was on Monday poised to secure an outright majority following a shock election victory, allowing Prime Minister Scott Morrison to progress his legislative agenda without the support of independents....
17:16, 05/19/2019

Yankees ride odd pitching and sixth-inning eruption into first place The Yankees opened with a struggling Chad Green and followed him up with Nestor Cortes, Jr., who hasn’t yet had success in the majors. Going against Tampa Bay’s Charlie Morton, the Yankees seemed to be in trouble when Green gave up two runs in the se...
17:32, 05/19/2019

Game of Thrones Petition to Remake Season 8 Reaches a Million Signatures To say that the final season of Game of Thrones has been, uh, divisive is putting it mildly, and the likelihood that its finale on Sunday will manage to appease its fans has seemingly decreased with each additional episode. Now, a Change.org petition...
18:00, 05/19/2019

Why Does Coffee Make Us Poop? Scientists Gave Coffee to Rats to Find Out A good chunk of regular coffee drinkers know that coffee isn’t just great at getting them awake in the morning—it also makes them get up and go poop. But while coffee’s laxative powers are well-known, it’s not clear why exactly this happens. To get t...
18:00, 05/19/2019

Hundreds march to protest Alabama abortion ban at state capital The demonstration came days after Gov. Kay Ivey signed the most stringent abortion law in the nation— making performing an abortion a felony in nearly all cases unless necessary for the mother’s health. The law provides no exception for rape and ince...
18:16, 05/19/2019

Khloe Kardashian Shows Off Toned Abs in Hot Pink Bikini During "Girls Trip" Khloe Kardashian's vacation to Turks and Caicos is something out of a dream. Khloe, her daughter True Thompson, Kourtney Kardashian and their friends Malika Haqq, Khadijah Haqq McCray......
18:16, 05/19/2019

Game of Thrones Stars Share Emotional Tributes on Day of Series Finale Many fans may not agree with the final journey getting there, but after eight seasons, seventy-two episodes and at least two errant coffee cups, the bells have tolled and we have reached the last......
18:16, 05/19/2019

Hiring etiquette: Don’t ghost candidates after interviews, do acknowledge receipt of any résumé After an employer has interviewed a job candidate in person, the employer should notify the applicant whether it has made the decision to hire them — or not....
18:48, 05/19/2019

After one-punch KO, Deontay Wilder changes tune from threats to ‘love’ for opponent Wilder had previously talked about getting "a body" on his record, but following his quick, dominant win over Dominic Breazeale, the WBC heavyweight champion struck a much different tone....
19:00, 05/19/2019

Brits could be banned from Syrian terror hotspots Hard-hitting new security powers that would ban British citizens from designated terrorist hotspots are set to be introduced across large parts of northern Syria....
19:32, 05/19/2019

‘Now Our Watch Has Ended.’ Emilia Clarke Shares Message to Fans Before Game of Thrones Finale Daenerys Targaryen is signing off on Sunday night, but the actor behind the Game of Thrones queen isn’t ready to let go just yet. Emilia Clarke shared an emotional tribute to mark the end of the wildly popular series just hours before the final...
19:32, 05/19/2019

Another Civilization Wonder Built In Front Of The Real Thing Civ fans have a bit of a thing where they like to build in-game wonders in front of the actual wonder, and the latest to achieve the feat is not_today_trebeck, who beat the AI to the punch at Mayan ruins of Chichen Itza....
19:32, 05/19/2019

Booted lawmaker wants rival axed for ‘irresponsible’ sex crimes remark A lawmaker who was booted off the City Council’s Immigration Committee last month is now demanding a rival politician receive the same treatment for opposing the addition of certain sex offenses to a list of crimes warranting deportation....
19:48, 05/19/2019

Dustin Johnson Completes a Grand Slam of Runner-Up Finishes “Yay,” Johnson said when told the news that he now had a second-place finish in each of the four majors. This time, he lost to his friend and training partner, Brooks Koepka....
19:48, 05/19/2019

Google severs Huawei access to Android software: report Google has withdrawn Huawei's Android license, according to reports. The embattled Chinese company is under immense US pressure over its alleged government ties....
20:00, 05/19/2019

Air India Plane Lands At Gujarat's IAF Base As Man Suffers Cardiac Arrest An Air India flight from Delhi to Muscat was diverted to Jamnagar Air Force base on Sunday night after a 33-year-old passenger suffered a cardiac arrest onboard....
20:32, 05/19/2019

In Karnataka, Congress-JDS Heading For Big Defeat, Predicts Poll Of Polls The pattern of the Congress crashing out in states it won in the assembly elections has continued in Karnataka, exit polls predicted today. The party, which managed to keep the BJP out of power in the......
20:32, 05/19/2019

This addictive 'Game of Thrones' smartphone game will let you give the series a brand-new ending "Reigns: Game of Thrones"/Devolver Digital "Reigns: Game of Thrones" is a strategy game that lets players rule Westeros from the Iron Throne with one of nine rulers. Much like the show, the ruler's decision-making is constantly put to the test, and ...
20:48, 05/19/2019

38% of flight attendants said in a new survey that they were physically abused by a passenger taking medication during the past year Leonhard Foeger/Reuters Flight attendants reported a significant amount of verbal and physical misconduct during the prior year from passengers who had taken medication in a new study from Direct Line Insurance Group. 38% of respondents said they ha...
20:48, 05/19/2019

The final Game Of Thrones brings a pensive but simple meditation on humankind (newbies) Welcome to another season of Game Of Thrones reviews for those who have not read the books the series is based on. Since critics won’t be receiving screeners this season, each week we’ll publish the episode page once the broadcast ends and add the re...
21:00, 05/19/2019

Mass shooting at Brazilian bar leaves 11 people dead A group of heavily-armed men — riding on a motorcycle and in three cars — went on a shooting rampage at a bar in Brazil, killing at least 11 people on Sunday, according to officials. The “massacre” unfolded in the country’s northern...
21:16, 05/19/2019

Footage shows hundreds of migrants occupying French airport terminal Video shows hundreds of illegal immigrants storming a French airport and occupying an entire terminal Sunday demanding to meet with the country's prime minister....
21:16, 05/19/2019

Starbucks' big China rival arrives on Wall Street China's Starbucks has arrived on Wall Street. Luckin Coffee begin trading on Friday and provided an immediate caffeine jolt to the market. The stock surged nearly 50% to $25 a share before pulling back a bit....
22:32, 05/19/2019

Turkey insists on right to drill for energy reserves off Cyprus Dispute likely to escalate after Nicosia said it would seek to arrest anyone caught drillingTensions over energy resources in the eastern Mediterranean have risen sharply after Turkey said it would “exercise its sovereign rights” to drill off Cyprus ...
23:16, 05/19/2019

German data protection agency criticizes Austrian Ibiza video A German data protection agency has suggested German media outlets were wrong to publish video that exposed Heinz-Christian Strache's allegedly corrupt intentions....
23:48, 05/19/2019

ISIS Prisoners Riot at Tajikistan Prison, Leaving Dozens Dead The Justice Ministry said the violence broke out at a prison near the capital when militants armed with knives killed three guards and several prisoners....
23:48, 05/19/2019

Game of Thrones' Hilarious Series Finale: Congrats to the New Ruler of the 6 Kingdoms! All hail the King Formerly Known as Bran. In the end, the Iron Throne...went to no one. It was melted to a puddle of iron by a dragon, but the role of king went to the person it probably......
00:00, 05/20/2019

Adorable video footage of Kate and William with their children in Duchess's Chelsea Flower Show garden Adorable video footage of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's children playing in her Chelsea Flower Show garden was released today ahead of its unveiling....
00:00, 05/20/2019

"Exit Polls Are All Wrong," Says Shashi Tharoor, Cites Australia Surprise Lok Sabha elections 2019 exit polls: Hours after exit polls on Sunday indicated a huge win for the National Democratic Alliance, Congress parliamentarian Shashi Tharoor tweeted his reading of the......
01:00, 05/20/2019

Fernando Alonso and McLaren Did Not Qualify For The Indy 500 After struggling to make time in top-30 qualifying yesterday, Fernando Alonso and his McLaren team borrowed setup notes from Penske and negotiated shock absorbers from Andretti in an effort to run a little quicker. Alonso did run about a tenth of a m...
01:00, 05/20/2019

O-Line guru: Giants trio can restore unit’s glory days There are three Giants a certain offensive-line guru finds intriguing, believing they have the potential to anchor the position group for years to come. They are not newcomers Kevin Zeitler and Mike Remmers. It is not Nate Solder, entering year No. 2...
01:00, 05/20/2019

Brooks Koepka says fans' chants for 'DJ' helped him recover to win US PGA title ‘Everybody chanting ‘DJ’ kind of helped … I kind of deserved it’Koepka recovered from four bogeys in a row to land fourth majorBrooks Koepka has explained how crowd chants in support of Dustin Johnson inspired him towards victory at the US PGA Champi...
01:32, 05/20/2019

China's farm stocks defy Sino-U.S. trade rout on local demand expectations The fresh escalation in the long-running Sino-U.S. trade dispute prompted a sharp selloff in Chinese markets last week with the yuan and banking and tech stocks hit particularly hard though some sectors, like farming, managed to outperform....
01:32, 05/20/2019

USTR Lighthizer to meet Motegi for trade talks in Japan on May 24: sources U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer will visit Japan on May 24 to meet with Economy Minister Toshimitsu Motegi to accelerate trade talks ahead of a summit meeting scheduled a few days later, two sources with direct knowledge of the plan said ...
01:32, 05/20/2019

Dialog Semi declines comment on Huawei shipments Anglo-German chip designer Dialog Semiconductor declined to comment on Monday when asked whether its shipments to Huawei had been affected following a crackdown on the Chinese company by the U.S. administration....
01:48, 05/20/2019

Israel's Strauss Group Q1 net profit up 16.8%, revenue slips Israeli food producer Strauss Group reported a 16.8% rise in first quarter net profit, boosted by improved profit margins at its water and international dips businesses as well as by lower tax expenses....
01:48, 05/20/2019

Koepka survives to win PGA after crowd sense a collapse A coronation almost turned into a calamity but Brooks Koepka survived to win the PGA Championship for a second consecutive year on Sunday and establish himself as golf's new top dog....
02:16, 05/20/2019

Coal industry urges re-elected Morrison government to build new coal plants The Coal Council calls on Labor to reverse many of its climate policies after strong election swings against itThe coal industry has begun lobbying the re-elected Morrison government to support hardline positions, including building new coal-fired po...
03:00, 05/20/2019

Woman’s body pulled from East River: police The body of a woman — possibly in her thirties — was found floating in the East River on Sunday night, according to cops. Police pulled the unidentified female from the waters near Fulton Street and John Street at around 8 p.m., officials...
03:16, 05/20/2019

Rupee Surges By 86 Paise Against Dollar As Exit Polls Predict NDA Win Indian rupee surged as much as 86 paise or 1.22 per cent to 69.36 per dollar after exit polls predicted that the Bharatiya Janata Party led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) will win almost as many......
03:16, 05/20/2019

Astros on a tear despite absence of Altuve Even after a loss to Boston snapped their 10-game winning streak, the Houston Astros have the best record and best run differential in the major leagues        ...
03:32, 05/20/2019

Bank Staff Flagged Trump, Kushner Transactions For Watchdog: Report Anti-money laundering specialists at Deutsche Bank AG recommended in 2016 and 2017 that multiple transactions involving entities controlled by President Donald Trump and his son-in-law, Jared Kushner,......
03:32, 05/20/2019

Comedian And Ukraine President Takes Office, Dissolves Parliament Comedian Volodymyr Zelensky stepped into his new role as Ukrainian president with his inauguration on Monday, launching a new era for the country wracked by war and economic difficulties....
03:32, 05/20/2019

Swedish Prosecutor Requests Julian Assange's Detention On Rape Allegation The Swedish prosecutor heading an investigation into a rape allegation against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange filed a request with a local court on Monday for him to be detained in absentia....
03:32, 05/20/2019

Kawhi shrugs off leg issue after win: 'I'm good' Kawhi Leonard said he was fine after playing a career-high 52 minutes Sunday night -- almost all of them coming after he landed awkwardly on a layup in the first quarter. "I'm just going to keep fighting," he said. "I'm going to be playing."...
03:48, 05/20/2019

Even when there was doubt, Koepka had no doubt This wasn't the easy win he -- everyone? -- expected. Still, that's four wins in eight majors. And all Sunday at the PGA did was convince Brooks Koepka more are coming....
03:48, 05/20/2019

China tariffs could force 'widespread store closures' and put $40 billion in sales at risk 2019 has already been a tough year for retailers but the tariffs with China could put $40 billion of sales and 12,000 stores at risk, a report says.        ...
04:00, 05/20/2019

'Boycott Apple' Movement Grows in China as US Goes After Huawei: Report As US-China trade war intensifies along with fresh restrictions on Huawei in the US, there has been a significant rise in "Boycott Apple" movement in China....
04:00, 05/20/2019

Google confirms Huawei users will still have access to some of its services Huawei smartphone users who didn't follow the tech news over the weekend will probably have a shock, when they'll learn that Google is taking steps to prevent the Chinese company from getting Android updates and Google services on its phones.Although...
04:00, 05/20/2019

RPT-UPDATE 1-Game of Thrones reaches its end, with one or two shocks left After eight seasons and 73 episodes, HBO's long-running smash series, "Game of Thrones", wrapped up on Sunday, with one more shocking demise and an unlikely character named as king....
04:16, 05/20/2019

UPDATE 1-South Africa's Aspen sells Australian prescription portfolio to Mylan Aspen Pharmacare said on Monday that Mylan NV had exercised an option to buy the South African drugmaker's portfolio of prescription and over-the-counter products in Australia for 188 million Australian dollars ($130 million)....
04:16, 05/20/2019

Limited edition Mazda CX-3 GT SportNav+ announced News 20 May, 2019 The new special edition Mazda CX-3 GT SportNav+ arrives with a range of unique styling features and additional standard equipment...
04:32, 05/20/2019

Days Gone Game Wiki: PS4 Trophy Hunters ultimate guide to PlayStation's Days Gone Looking for Days Gone guides to help you thrive in the harsh post-apocalyptic world of PlayStation's latest PS4 exclusive? We've got you covered with guides on bosses, collectible locations and tips for general gameplay....
04:32, 05/20/2019

The benefits of electronic invoicing Electronic invoicing is the better way to do business; it’s cheaper, faster, less erroneous, streamlines directly into your accounting process, and is more environmentally friendly than paper and digital invoicing. Electronic devices that...
04:32, 05/20/2019

"Has Got To End": Indian-Origin Kamala Harris' Proposal For Equal Pay US Senator Kamala Harris, one of two dozen Democrats vying for the 2020 presidential nomination, on Monday proposed closing the gender pay gap by requiring companies to disclose pay data and secure an......
04:48, 05/20/2019