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Despite Troubling Echoes of 2003, Iraqis Think U.S.-Iran War Is Unlikely

American warnings and threats parallel those before the invasion of Iraq, but people on Baghdad’s streets and its halls of power think the result will be different....

Despite Troubling Echoes of 2003, Iraqis Think U.S.-Iran War Is Unlikely

Source: nytimes.com

US deploys aircraft carrier and bombers after 'troubling indications' from Iran National security adviser John Bolton says any Iranian attack on US or its allies will be met with ‘unrelenting force’The United States is deploying a carrier strike group and a bomber taskforce to the Middle East to send a clear message to Iran that...
20:16, 05/05/2019

Did 2003 really happen, or were we all living in an alternate universe where this kind of thing seem Did 2003 really happen, or were we all living in an alternate universe where this kind of thing seemed normal? Everything from the chrome big n’ littles to the color-shift paint to the SpoCom crazy EP3 Civic Si-shaped body basically carbon dates this...
21:00, 05/07/2019

Microsoft patches Windows XP, Server 2003 to try to head off 'wormable' flaw Citing a potential 'wormable' flaw in Remote Desktop Services, Microsoft is patching not just Windows 7, but its no-longer-supported XP and Windows Server 2003 OS variants, as well....
12:16, 05/14/2019

"BJP Will Fall Short Of Majority": Sena's Sanjay Raut Echoes Ram Madhav BJP general secretary Ram Madhav predicted in a recent interview with Bloomberg that his party will fall short of an absolute majority in the Lok Sabha elections, forcing it to depend on allies to......
15:48, 05/06/2019

The Great British car insurance write-off scandal: BBC investigation echoes our findings Features 7 May, 2019 Undercover BBC investigation finds written-off cars are being repaired and sold to unsuspecting motorists after passing their history checks...
09:48, 05/07/2019

White House Reviews Military Plans Against Iran, in Echoes of Iraq War The plans call for up to 120,000 American troops but not a land invasion of Iran. They were updated at the request of John R. Bolton, the national security adviser....
19:16, 05/13/2019

Facebook's crypto project echoes board member Peter Thiel's original vision for PayPal If Facebook succeeds in scaling its blockchain payments project to its more than 2 billion users, the company will deliver on Peter Thiel's original vision of online payments....
15:48, 05/08/2019

Preakness favorite Improbable is the pick to win Favorites have done well in the Preakness. Since 2013, the average payout on a $2 win bet in the Preakness has returned $13.07, half the average return of the Derby winner and three-fourths what the average winner paid in the upcoming Belmont Stakes....
10:48, 05/16/2019

U.S. action tightens the screws on Huawei Back in December, Chinese corporations led a small boycott against the Apple iPhone. At the time, Canadian law enforcement officials had just arrested Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou based on a U.S. arrest warrant. Several Chinese businesses began to subsidi...
10:48, 05/16/2019

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

Only Tariffs Can Rain on Walmart's Party Walmart’s string of strong sales continues unabated in 2019, with its first-quarter earnings topping expectations and setting up a strong outlook for the rest of the year....
10:48, 05/16/2019

Ask Dr. NerdLove: Should I Trade Up For A 'Better' Girlfriend? Hello all you orgasm manatees of damnation, and welcome to Ask Dr. NerdLove, the only dating advice column to help you navigate the lootboxes of love....
11:00, 05/16/2019

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

NM Police shocked when they pull over a drunk 12-year-old after high-speed chase In one of the strangest high-speed car chases, New Mexico police pulled over a drunk pre-teen girl. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has the details.        ...
11:00, 05/16/2019

WH warns Iran it won't like the response to action White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said Thursday that President Donald Trump would like to see "behavioral change" from Iran. She also warned that if Tehran takes any action, "they're not going to like what he does in response." (May 16) ...
11:00, 05/16/2019

Toddler missing for 3 days found alive on 50-foot cliffside near strip mine Kenneth Howard, the missing Kentucky boy, was found just before 2 p.m. Wednesday in Floyd County in the area of a stripe mine.        ...
11:00, 05/16/2019

Rape victim who had illegal abortion at age 13 calls Alabama's law 'an abomination' At 13, Maralyn Mosley found herself in the back of a barbershop with a man who asked for sex before performing an illegal procedure.        ...
11:00, 05/16/2019

Televangelist Pat Robertson: Alabama abortion law 'has gone too far,' is 'ill-considered' Longtime televangelist Pat Robertson, who opposes abortion, criticized Alabama's near-total abortion ban that is now the nation's most restrictive.        ...
11:00, 05/16/2019

California regulator threatens ban on gasoline engines California's threat -- which would be a first in the U.S. -- marks an escalation in the clash between Washington and Sacramento that would increase uncertainty for carmakers in the nation’s biggest auto market....
11:00, 05/16/2019

Why FCA’s U.S. expansion creates conflicting reactions in Canada While Canadian suppliers are expected to benefit from FCA's recently announced investments in Michigan, concerns about Brampton heightened after the automaker cut a shift in Windsor and rival GM said it would end vehicle assembly Oshawa....
11:00, 05/16/2019

China Says It Doesn't Know About U.S. Plans for Beijing Trade Talks China’s Commerce Ministry denied knowing about U.S. plans to resume trade talks, deflecting remarks by Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin that American officials are likely to travel to Beijing soon for negotiations....
11:00, 05/16/2019

‘Game of Thrones’ finale could cause millions of ‘sick days’ “The dragon burned down my town” is no excuse for playing hooky. The long-awaited conclusion to “Game of Thrones” Season 8 airs this Sunday on HBO, in a feature-length episode that could have a ripple effect on capitalism as w...
11:00, 05/16/2019

Some Things Presidential Candidates Could Do Instead of Running for President New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is running for president, joining 22 other people who are running as Democrats. The majority of those people are white men. There are seven senators, three governors, and two Johns....
11:16, 05/16/2019

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

Chicago woman killed, baby cut from womb in ‘unspeakable act of violence’ he newborn was in grave condition and not expected to survive, and three people were taken into custody, with charges including murder expected to be filed Thursday afternoon, a police spokesman said....
11:16, 05/16/2019

Alabama’s Abortion Ban Isn’t Only About Abortion. Opponents Are Afraid It May Drive Doctors Out of the State Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey on May 15 signed into law the strictest abortion ban in the country, sparking fears not only about abortion access, but also about how the policy could worsen disparities that already endanger the health of women living in the s...
11:16, 05/16/2019

Sprint will launch 5G on May 31 in 4 cities with LG V50 and HTC 5G Hub Fourth-place U.S. carrier Sprint will launch its 5G network on May 31 with two devices, it said today, in Atlanta, Dallas, Houston, and Kansas City.Read More...
11:16, 05/16/2019

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

Canada's Trudeau pledges 'consequences' for disinformation on online platforms Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Thursday promised that efforts to regulate social media in Canada would include "meaningful financial consequences" for online platforms that fail to counter disinformation....
11:48, 05/16/2019

Social media: How a small business should manage theirs Social media can make or break your business. The key to social media success is to be an active participant. Motley Fool is here to help.        ...
11:48, 05/16/2019

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

Nick Kyrgios throws chair and walks off court during Rome Open match – video Nick Kyrgios is out of the Italian Open after being defaulted in his second-round clash with Caspar Ruud. With scores level at 6-3 6-7(5) 1-1 in the third set, Kyrgios was given a game penalty, apparently for swearing at a line judge, and promptly er...
12:00, 05/16/2019

Bayer confident of appeals of glyphosate weed killer court defeats: executive Bayer AG is confident its appeals of recent court rulings that its glyphosate weed killer Roundup caused cancer will be successful, a senior executive said on Thursday, amid a steep selloff of the company's shares this week....
12:00, 05/16/2019

John Wick: Chapter 3: Parabellum review – franchise bloat for Keanu Reeves' hitman Third chunk of the ultraviolent series has its customary of balletic violence and delusional grandeur, but its no longer so light on its feetParabellum. That’s Latin, innit? And like everything about Keanu Reeves and stuntman turned director Chad Sta...
12:16, 05/16/2019

Pelosi: Congress can use impeachment to legally justify Trump subpoenas House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has been loath to endorse the ideas of impeaching President Trump or using Congress' inherent contempt power to detain Attorney General Bill Barr, but on Thursday she suggested that Democrats could use these powers in creat...
12:16, 05/16/2019

Zarco accepts KTM boss's criticism of "unacceptable" MotoGP form Johann Zarco says he accepts KTM MotoGP boss Stefan Pierer's criticism of him following the Spanish Grand Prix earlier this month, admitting he "lost some control" at Jerez...
12:32, 05/16/2019

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

Six months after California's Camp Fire, survivors still struggle to find temporary homes The Camp Fire disaster in November 2018 displaced nearly 35,000 residents in Paradise, California area, and even six months later, a large number of families are still unable to find homes....
12:32, 05/16/2019

James Gunn just gave us a clue about the plot of ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3’ Not only were we left with two Guardians of the Galaxy still alive after Avengers: Infinity War, but there were many other reasons to worry about the future of Marvel’s hugely popular MCU franchise following James Gunn’s firing. Many atte...
12:48, 05/16/2019

This free app makes Netflix better in 5 key ways The battle for streaming subscribers is really starting to heat up in 2019. There used to be a massive gap between Netflix and every other service out there, but that gap is slowly beginning to narrow. Now that Disney has acquired, well, pretty much ...
12:48, 05/16/2019

How to watch Nintendo’s ‘Super Mario Maker 2’ Direct live stream The Switch is primed for a big holiday season with Animal Crossing, Pokemon Sword and Shield, and The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening remake, but yet another major release is right around the corner. Nintendo announced Super Mario Maker 2 dur...
12:48, 05/16/2019

A Guide to Prague's Buzziest Neighborhood Once seedy, now sceney, the Holesovice quarter is emerging as a dedicated arts and design district. This walking tour highlights where to eat, shop, sleep and wander through a giant zeppelin...
12:48, 05/16/2019

Gio Gonzalez is making the Mets look awful Gio Gonzalez has been more than a marginal upgrade for the Brewers since the Mets passed on him again after he opted out of his minor-league contract with the Yankees last month. The 33-year-old lefty owns a 2-0 record and a 1.69 ERA in four starts f...
12:48, 05/16/2019

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

Bryce Harper is getting desperate You cannot get Bryce Harper out of the lineup. Knee goes into the wall? No problem. Batting average nears the Mendoza line? Uh, no problem? Harper was in the starting lineup Wednesday, going 1-for-4 with a strikeout in Philadelphia’s 5-2 loss t...
12:48, 05/16/2019

Sprint HTC 5G Hub available on May 31: Fast speeds on an Android-powered media center 5G networks are starting to go live and one of the first ways to experience this on Sprint is with the new HTC 5G Hub. It offers an Android media device with long battery life, connectivity for up to 20 devices, and VPN configuration for your small b...
12:48, 05/16/2019

Trump took out 30-year loan on $18.5 million home in 2018 U.S. President Donald Trump took out a new 30-year mortgage on a sprawling oceanfront house steps from his own Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida, and it is sitting empty on the rental market, according to financial disclosures made public on Thursday by t...
13:00, 05/16/2019

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

Commemorate the End of Game of Thrones With This Merch Blowout The North Remembers...when Game of Thrones wasn’t complete garbage. But still, if you’re feeling nostalgic for the end of a once-great series, or just want to keep your fandom alive while we wait for the books that may never arrive, Daily Steals is b...
13:00, 05/16/2019

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

Factbox: Alabama abortion ban triggers Twitter reaction storm Celebrities, activists and politicians swarmed social media to air their opinions on a new law, signed on Wednesday, that almost totally bans abortion in Alabama....
13:16, 05/16/2019

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

‘The Big Bang Theory’ finale leaves a legacy of famous guest stars ‘The Big Bang Theory” wraps its 12-season run with Thursday night’s one-hour finale (8-9 p.m. on CBS). TV’s top-rated ensemble comedy about a band of brilliant misfits has kept viewers laughing since 2007 with stars Jim Parsons (Sheldon), Johnny Gale...
13:32, 05/16/2019

3 steps to determine whether you've earned the right to invest You'll have to tidy up your finances before you can start investing, says Douglas A. Boneparth, president of Bone Fide Wealth in New York. Where to begin....
13:32, 05/16/2019

The Rays Are a Surrealist’s Delight In an era of baseball’s richest teams dominating smaller-market clubs, Tampa Bay has managed a third way: spending less and winning more through ceaseless innovation....
13:32, 05/16/2019

Manchester City Face Champions League Ban For Breaking UEFA's Dumb Rules Things are moving quickly against Manchester City. After a report earlier this week that the back-to-back Premier League champions could face a ban from the Champions League, the New York Times reports that a ruling is imminent. All of this because M...
13:32, 05/16/2019

What Will Zion Williamson Put Up His Rookie Year? Barring some unlikely outcomes—an inspiring protest that gets him out of New Orleans, a defiant but ultimately depressing return to the accursed NCAA—Zion Williamson will suit up for the Pelicans this fall. What will he do there?...
13:32, 05/16/2019

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

College Board trying to level playing field with new ‘adversity score’ The nonprofit organization that oversees the SAT exam will assign all test takers an “adversity score” to formally position them on the privilege scale, according to a new report. The College Board will examine 15 metrics – includin...
13:32, 05/16/2019

Iran Crisis or ‘Circus’? A Weary Middle East Wonders A sudden profusion of incidents and warnings has stirred fears that the Trump administration is trying to gin up a flawed case for war, like the Bush administration did in Iraq in 2003....
13:32, 05/16/2019

Trump order bans US firms from dealing with Huawei In a move that will likely add fire to the growing trade war between the US and China, President Trump has declared a “national emergency” to protect US communication networks.The President's executive order gives the federal gover...
13:48, 05/16/2019

P&G unveils new $400 million R&D center, the company's largest in the world The new and improved Mason facility is 2 million square feet – twice the size of the Kenwood Towne Centre, a shopping mall in Cincinnati.        ...
13:48, 05/16/2019

Pinterest forecasts 2019 revenue in line with estimates, shares fall Pinterest Inc forecast full-year revenue mostly in line with analysts' estimates even after reporting a 54% jump in sales in its first quarterly earnings since going public, as the online scrapbook company added more users globally....
14:00, 05/16/2019

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

These firms promise high-tech ransomware solutions—but typically just pay hackers Enlarge / Cryptolocker was one of the ransomware pioneers, bringing together file encryption and bitcoin payment. (credit: Christiaan Colen / Flickr) This story was originally published by ProPublica. It appears here under a Creative Commons license...
14:00, 05/16/2019

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

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

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

"Passion Is Higher, Endeavour Greater": PM Tweets Throwback From 2014 Days before the last round of the mammoth 7-phase Lok Sabha elections that bring in a new government, Prime Minister Narendra Modi took a moment today to reflect on a memory from 2014 when he was......
14:16, 05/16/2019

"Namaz In Amethi, Temple In Ujjain": Smriti Irani Attacks Priyanka Gandhi In a bitter attack on Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, Union Minister Smriti Irani on Thursday said the Congress general secretary offered ''namaz'' in Amethi and then also visited the Mahakaleshwar Temple in......
14:16, 05/16/2019

"She'll Never Lie": Navjot Sidhu On Wife's Remark Against Amarinder Singh Navjot Singh Sidhu today broke his silence and firmly stood by his wife Navjot Kaur Sidhu, after she attacked Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, claiming he blocked her attempts to get a party......
14:16, 05/16/2019

Prannoy Roy Analyses BJP-JDU Chemistry, Bihar Mahagathbandhan's Chances Will the ruling Janata Dal (United) manage to pull off a win this time as well? Or the Rashtriya Janata Dal with Tejashwi Yadav, the political heir of Lalu Yadav, manage to bag votes? Will the......
14:16, 05/16/2019

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

Bethpage Black no match for leader Brooks Koepka with course-record 63 at PGA Championship Not even big, bad Bethpage Black could get at Brooks Koepka, who ruled with a course-record 63 in the first round of the PGA Championship.        ...
14:16, 05/16/2019

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

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

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

TPD hosts public active shooter presentation TUCSON – What to do when there’s an active shooter situation?  Would you know how to react if a gunman invaded your work office? While active shooter situations are unpredictable, Tucson Police Department says there are ways to protect yourself and y...
14:32, 05/16/2019

Woman seen pushing elderly man off Las Vegas bus posts bail LAS VEGAS (KSNV) — The woman accused of pushing an elderly man off a bus in Las Vegas has posted bail and is currently under house arrest, according to police. According to the police report, on March 21, 74-year-old Serge Fournier was riding an RTC ...
14:32, 05/16/2019

'Rocketman' Taron Egerton is 'at peace' as R-rated Elton John film lifts off at Cannes Taron Egerton shows off his moves as Elton John in 'Rocketman,' which premieres Thursday at Cannes Film Festival in France.        ...
14:32, 05/16/2019

Sunderland book League One final spot after cagey draw with Portsmouth After the darkness of the last three seasons, perhaps there is finally a light at the end of the tunnel for Sunderland’s long-suffering supporters. Faced with a vociferous Portsmouth crowd baying for blood, Jack Ross’s side stood firm to seal their p...
14:32, 05/16/2019

‘Cow kiss challenge’: Austria tells people to shun charity dare Agriculture minister issues warning after Swiss app encourages fundraising challengeThe Austrian government has warned internet users to shun an online cow-kissing challenge, calling it a dangerous nuisance.A Swiss app called Castl launched the KuhKu...
14:32, 05/16/2019

You want a dark Mel Gibson comedy about rich Jewish people? You got it! Rothchild, a new film starring the ‘polarising’ star is being touted around Cannes. If you don’t get the gag, well, join the club …Let me tell you something about the god that Mel Gibson worships up there in his private $42m, 17-acre church compound ...
14:32, 05/16/2019

North Carolina dad on teen driver in crash that killed his son: 'I'm just praying for her' "I don't even know the girl's name," the father, Scott Belue, said. "I'm just praying for her, and I love her."        ...
14:48, 05/16/2019

West Point's class of 2019 includes historic number of African-American women West Point also projects a record number of hispanic female graduates in the Class of 2019, which is set to include the academy's 5,000 female grad.        ...
14:48, 05/16/2019

Republicans, Men and Christians Aren't Trying to Ban Abortions. White People Are News outlets across the country have characterized two recent bills that effectively banned abortions in Georgia and Alabama in a number of ways. Some media outlets have painted the laws as Republican measures while others have painted it as the bypr...
14:48, 05/16/2019

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

Missouri Governor After Seeing Alabama’s Abortion Ban: Hold My Moonshine The clearly not-so-great-state of Alabama just enacted the most extreme abortion ban since abortion was made legal by Roe v. Wade some 46 years ago. Gov. Kay Ivey, a Republican, signed the bill that could punish doctors who perform abortions with lif...
14:48, 05/16/2019

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

Nvidia forecasts second-quarter revenue above estimates Nividia Corp reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit and forecast second-quarter revenue above analysts' estimates on strong demand for its gaming chips and higher sales to data centers, sending its shares up more than 4%....
14:48, 05/16/2019

Abby Hornacek says meeting Fox News superfans at Fox Nation summit ‘validates all of the hard work’ Fox News superfans packed the W Scottsdale hotel in Scottsdale, Ariz., on Tuesday for the inaugural Fox Nation fan summit, an event applauded by everyone from attendees to a prominent mainstream media critic of Fox News....
15:00, 05/16/2019

Halle Berry, wearing plunging leather romper, shows off edgy buzz cut at movie premiere Halle Berry, who stars in the upcoming film “John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum,” took to Instagram this week with a photo of the back of her head, showing off her edgy undercut....
15:00, 05/16/2019

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

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

Democrat hypocritical in criticism of Trump's immigration reform efforts: Karl Rove Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin, D-Ill., was hypocritical for criticizing the president over his delay in addressing immigration reform with Congress, Fox News political contributor Karl Rove suggested on Thursday....
15:16, 05/16/2019

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

Howard Stern prods 'The View' panel about Rosie O'Donnell, on-air feuds with Meghan McCain Howard Stern knows good drama, and he wasn't afraid to dive right in on "The View" when he asked about Rosie O'Donnell or defended Meghan McCain.        ...
15:32, 05/16/2019

Sadly, 'Game of Thrones' never fixed its problem with women From Cersei's death to Dany's turn, it's become painfully clear that writers couldn't write fully developed female characters.        ...
15:32, 05/16/2019

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

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

That time Keanu Reeves rode a horse through Brooklyn Hi ho, Keanu! In the third chapter in the John Wick film franchise, “Parabellum,” out Friday, the resourceful title hitman (Keanu Reeves) steals a horse and gallops down 86th street and 19th Avenue in Bensonhurst beneath the elevated D train tracks, ...
15:48, 05/16/2019

‘Burn This’ actor Brandon Uranowitz: ‘I am not a porn star!’ When you want to be an actor and your last name’s Uranowitz, well — you might want to change it. Brandon Uranowitz’s father thought so. Just before he left for college, his dad suggested he go by “Brandon Steel.” “Excuse me,” he recalls replying, “I’...
15:48, 05/16/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

Italy's PM Conte repeats ceasefire call with Libya's Haftar Italy has been trying to mediate in a conflict between Libya's UN-backed government and forces loyal to General Khalifa Haftar. The conflict has revealed bitter divisions between Italy and one of its EU neighbors....
16:32, 05/16/2019

Belgian former king ordered to take DNA test over alleged love child A Belgian artist who grew up in one of the country's richest families claims to be the illegitimate daughter of King Albert II. He faces a steep fine if he fails to provide results from a DNA test to resolve the case....
16:32, 05/16/2019

SpaceX's Starlink satellites: 7 questions for Elon Musk Starlink is the epitome of a megaconstellation: It aims to provide global internet with a constellation of 12,000 satellites. Its nearest competitor, OneWeb, aims to launch just 600. But what does any of it mean?...
16:32, 05/16/2019

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

Eric Carle's 'The Very Hungry Caterpillar' is 50 One of the world's best loved children's books tells of a ravenous caterpillar that eats his way through Swiss cheese, chocolate cake and more! A German museum is now showing Carle's colorful original collage work....
16:32, 05/16/2019

EU fines major banks €1 billion over currency cartels Regulators in the European Union have levied a hefty fine on Barclays, Royal Bank of Scotland, Citigroup, JPMorgan and Japan's MUFG over collusion in currency trading....
16:32, 05/16/2019

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

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

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

Andy Murray receives knighthood from Prince Charles Two-time Wimbledon champion Andy Murray received his knighthood from Prince Charles on Thursday, more than two years after he was awarded the honor by Queen Elizabeth II....
17:00, 05/16/2019

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

Congressional leaders get classified briefing on Iran WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional leaders received a classified briefing on Iran from the White House Thursday following criticism that lawmakers have been kept out of the loop about recent military moves in the Middle East. Members of the so-called Ga...
17:00, 05/16/2019

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

I.M. Pei, architect who designed the Louvre Pyramid and added elegant buildings to landscapes worldwide, dies at age 102 NEW YORK (AP) — I.M. Pei, architect who designed the Louvre Pyramid and added elegant buildings to landscapes worldwide, dies at age 102....
17:00, 05/16/2019

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

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

Texas FAA flight control center evacuated due to odor FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — At least 100 flights at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport have been delayed after the partial evacuation of a nearby government air traffic control center because of a rank odor. The incident began late Thursday morning...
17:00, 05/16/2019

US man who hit 5 people in border car chase from Utah SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — An American man arrested earlier this week in Mexico after running over several people with a truck in a chaotic chase to a border crossing in San Diego has been identified as a Utah man with an extensive criminal record. Summer...
17:00, 05/16/2019

Romance writer arrested on drug charges in West Virginia BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. (AP) — Police in West Virginia have arrested a popular self-published romance writer on drug charges following a traffic stop. The Exponent Telegram reports 28-year-old Kelly Ann Scyoc of Lumberport was charged Wednesday with conspi...
17:00, 05/16/2019

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

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

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

Top Broncos rookies avoid injury in shuttle crash at Los Angeles International Airport Tight end Noah Fant, quarterback Drew Lock were aboard an airport shuttle that collided "pretty hard" with another vehicle on the tarmac.        ...
17:16, 05/16/2019

Where's Zion Williamson? Not in Chicago for NBA draft combine workouts He's the top name on the list of combine attendees, but ex-Duke star Zion Williamson won’t be participating.        ...
17:16, 05/16/2019

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

Rangers belt 5 home runs in 16-1 rout of Royals Rougned Odor homered twice, Willie Calhoun went deep for the second straight day, and the Texas Rangers routed the Kansas City Royals 16-1 on Thursday        ...
17:16, 05/16/2019

This $8 Aquaphor Ointment Is Lotion in Spray Form Stick lotion is far and above my favorite, but spray lotion is definitely a close runner-up (sorry, gloppy regular lotion, but you are dead last in the lotion rankings). If you feel like you spend way too much time rubbing in lotion in effort to stav...
17:16, 05/16/2019

Celebrate Beautiful Microcosms With the Miniworlds Subreddit Each subforum on Reddit is a microcosm. Unlike the chaos of a Twitter or Facebook feed, a subreddit sticks to one format or topic. It has its own rules, customs, and in-jokes. And on r/Miniworlds, every post is a microcosm too. Each r/Miniworlds post...
17:16, 05/16/2019

The Best Deals in the Epic Games Store's Month-Long 'Mega Sale' Epic really wants you to start buying games from its online store. The company behind Fortnite (and the widely used Unreal game design engine), announced that it will hold a store-wide sale on its platform, the Epic Games Store, from May 16 through J...
17:16, 05/16/2019

How to make Pok Pok's Pad Thai with Pork and Shrimp This recipe for Pok Pok chef Andy Ricker’s “Phat Thai Ruam Mit” comes from his latest cookbook, Pok Pok Noodles. Read our interview with Ricker here, find out why he believes a dish as ubiquitous stateside as pad Thai should be approached with revere...
17:16, 05/16/2019

Consumer bodies seek to force Alibaba portal to honor EU shoppers' rights Consumer bodies from Belgium, France, Italy, the Netherlands, Portugal and Spain on Friday urged their national consumer protection agencies to act against Alibaba's online shopping portal for allegedly setting unfair terms for EU users....
17:32, 05/16/2019

How Adam Gase is trying to save Le’Veon Bell relationship Now that the partnership between Adam Gase and Mike Maccagnan has ended, the focus of the Jets world shifts to another relationship: Gase and star running back Le’Veon Bell. One area of fallout from Wednesday’s news that the Jets may have not anticip...
17:32, 05/16/2019

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

Rangers’ draft target Kaapo Kakko scores another ridiculous goal at IIHF Worlds When it comes to the 2019 NHL Draft, there’s really only one certainty as to what will happen on June 21 in Vancouver: the top two picks will be Jack Hughes and Kaapo Kakko. While it is expected the New Jersey Devils take Hughes at No. 1, leavi...
17:32, 05/16/2019

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

Maine bans Native American mascots in all state schools Maine became the first state to ban the use of Native American mascot in all of its public schools on Thursday, setting a precedent in the nationwide debate over the names and depictions of groups used by amateur and professional sports teams....
17:48, 05/16/2019

Missouri Senate Advances Fetal Heartbeat Abortion Bill The Missouri Senate passed a bill early Thursday that would prohibit abortion at around eight weeks. The State House and governor still need to approve it....
17:48, 05/16/2019

Daily on Energy: Industry to broach the topic of carbon pricing with Congress SIGN UP! If you’d like to continue receiving the Washington Examiner's Daily on Energy newsletter, SUBSCRIBE HERE: http://newsletters.washingtonexaminer.com/newsletter/daily-on-energy/...
17:48, 05/16/2019

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

Google's Working on a Translation AI That Uses Your Own Voice The worst part about visiting somewhere you don’t speak the local tongue is that sinking feeling as you squint at a phrasebook, open your mouth, and prepare yourself to totally butcher the language. If that’s your nightmare, good news. Google is work...
18:00, 05/16/2019

BuzzFeed was right to point out the radicalization of child YouTubers After the Parkland shooting, the Left had David Hogg and the Right had Kyle Kashuv: two youngsters to promote their respective worldviews on the Second Amendment....
18:00, 05/16/2019

Deontay Wilder’s talk of wanting to kill a man in the ring is ’regrettable,’ says WBC head The WBC heavyweight champion said of upcoming opponent and longtime rival Dominic Breazeale, "His life is on the line for this fight, and I do mean his life. I'm still trying to get me a body on my record."...
18:00, 05/16/2019

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

Warriors rule Durant (calf) out for Games 3 and 4 Kevin Durant will miss Games 3 and 4 of the Warriors' Western Conference finals series against the Trail Blazers, coach Steve Kerr told ESPN's Doris Burke, in addition to missing tonight's Game 2....
18:32, 05/16/2019

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

International effort busts $100 million malware crime network The US, five other countries and Europol have dismantled an elaborate cybercrime ring that relied on one piece of malware to pull off heists. Officials have charged 10 people across five countries with using GozNym malware to grab banking login crede...
18:48, 05/16/2019

Google promises it won't cut off Works With Nest prematurely Google angered more than a few smart home enthusiasts when it announced that it was shutting down Works With Nest, but it at least has some news to reassure fans of the Nest ecosystem. The company has shared an updated plan that explains what happen...
18:48, 05/16/2019

Robert Downey, Jr. shifts his smartphone allegiance to OnePlus Apparently, lifting a 49-pound block of cement by the OnePlus 7 Pro's pop-up camera wasn't the only publicity stunt the company has planned for its new phones. Today, Robert Downey, Jr. shared a photo of himself holding a 7 Pro and standing...
18:48, 05/16/2019

Powerbeats Pro review: The best-sounding Beats headphones yet Despite being a hugely popular headphone brand, Beats has had one glaring hole in its wireless headphone lineup: true wireless earbuds. Thanks to a hint in iOS code, the Powerbeats Pro weren't exactly a well-kept secret, and as expected, they ca...
18:48, 05/16/2019

Renee Zellweger on 'Judy': 'We were all in love' Renee Zellweger says she and her co-stars were celebrating Judy Garland every day on set while making the upcoming biopic "Judy": "We were all in love." (May 16)        ...
19:00, 05/16/2019

New documentary puts a youthful face on suicide and mental health; aim is to combat stigma There are many causes behind these tragedies. Academic, social and economic pressures weigh on students. Social media can compound anxiety.        ...
19:00, 05/16/2019

2019 hurricane names: Is your name on the list? The Atlantic hurricane season is June 1-Nov. 30. Is your name Andrea, Fernand or Sebastien? If so, there's a storm with your moniker.        ...
19:00, 05/16/2019

Hurricane director looks ahead to 2019 season National Hurricane Center director Ken Graham says a warmer atmosphere could lead to more frequent, heavy storms in a preview of the official hurricane outlook forecast to be released at the end of the month. (May 17)       ...
19:00, 05/16/2019

A German startup just completed its first test of a new on-demand air taxi Lilium, a Munich-based startup, has unveiled an electric five-seat, air taxi prototype that completed its first flight earlier this month. The aircraft is designed to take-off and land vertically....
19:00, 05/16/2019

Burkina Faso minister warns terrorists gain ground in Sahel The foreign minister of Burkina Faso is warning that terrorist activity in Africa’s volatile Sahel region is gaining ground and there is “a very real risk” of destabilizing the whole region...
19:00, 05/16/2019

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

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

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

Selena Gomez Jokes She and Bill Murray Are ''Getting Married'' After Viral Cannes Film Festival Photos Selena Gomez is most certainly enjoying her time at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival, where she made her red carpet debut at the fête on Tuesday. The 26-year-old actress and her co-star Bill......
19:16, 05/16/2019

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

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

Koepka makes flying start with 63 to lead PGA Championship Defending champion Brooks Koepka made a flying start at the PGA Championship with a dominant display that appeared set to give him a big lead until inspired New Zealander Danny Lee made a late charge in the first round on Thursday....
19:16, 05/16/2019

Yelich (2 HRs), Brewers pound Phillies Christian Yelich homered twice and had three hits, two RBIs and three runs scored, and Yasmani Grandal added a homer and four RBIs as the visiting Milwaukee Brewers won their third in a row with an 11-3 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Thurs...
19:16, 05/16/2019

5 top Latin artists heating up the charts in 2019 In 2017, Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee’s smash “Despacito” proved that you could sing and rap in Spanish and still completely dominate the US pop landscape. Then, last year, Latin stars J Balvin and Bad Bunny helped Cardi B score the song of the summer...
19:16, 05/16/2019

‘Cinderella’ musical gives Prince Charming a gay twist Broadway’s power brokers took time out from Tony season this week to fly to London to see “Cinderella,” the new musical from Andrew Lloyd Webber. The heat is intense on this one, not only because Lloyd Webber is the most successful composer in ...
19:16, 05/16/2019

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

Louvre pyramid architect I.M. Pei dies Architect I.M. Pei, one of the most famous and prolific architects of the 20th century, has died at the age of 102. He was best known for his renovation of the Louvre in Paris, which at first attracted huge criticism....
19:32, 05/16/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Slumping Keon Broxton frustrated over lack of playing time with Mets WASHINGTON — Keon Broxton had a vision of how things would go when he started the season. Reality, including the latest snapshot of him striking out with the bases loaded to end the Mets’ 7-6 loss to the Nationals on Thursday, has delivered a cold, h...
20:00, 05/16/2019

U.S. citizen arrested during protests in Nicaragua dies in prison shooting The Nicaraguan government said on Thursday that a man arrested in May last year during months of anti-government protests died in a shooting at the prison near Managua where he was being held....
20:00, 05/16/2019

Japan finmin Aso says Huawei ban could affect Japanese firms A U.S. bid to block China's Huawei Technologies from buying vital American technology could affect Japanese companies and weigh on economic growth, Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Friday....
20:16, 05/16/2019

LATAM Airlines posts loss pressured by strong dollar, Argentina's recession Chile's LATAM Airlines, the largest airline in the region, posted on Thursday a $60 million loss in the first quarter, compared with a $92 million profit in the same period last year, due to a strong U.S. dollar and weak demand from Argentina....
20:16, 05/16/2019

State Senator wants to ban perverts from the subway State Sen. Diane Savino is joining forces with the NYPD to craft legislation pushing back against the scourge of subway perverts — including possible lifetime bans for the worst of the worst. The Brooklyn Democrat has sent her own proposal, which wou...
20:16, 05/16/2019

New book reveals all the drama behind classic comedy movies Sylvester Stallone was on the phone with Eddie Murphy, and the “Rocky” superstar was angry enough to demolish a side of beef. “You f–ked my wife!” he screamed at Murphy. “Down, brother!” Murphy replied. “I didn’t f–k your wife!” But despi...
20:16, 05/16/2019

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

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

Everlane's Beloved Performance Chinos Now Come In Short Form Everlane put its best pants forward earlier this year with its new Performance Chino, which boasted the comfort and four way stretch of “active” pants, without the weird, crinkly, technical-looking fabric that had come to define the genre....
20:32, 05/16/2019

The Missing Link Between Volkswagen and Porsche Is Up for Auction We all know that the first Porsche, the 356, was built in 1948, and largely derived from Volkswagen Type I (you know, the Beetle) designs and components. Ferdinand Porsche was, of course, the lead engineer in charge of developing the car that would b...
20:48, 05/16/2019

My Best Friend Rolls-Royce Made Me a Champagne Chest You might not know this about me, but I don’t have many friends. Staffers—yes. They number in the hundreds. But friends? No. None, except for Rolls-Royce, which has been my one true friend throughout the funny roller coaster we call life. I’d drink ...
20:48, 05/16/2019

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

| French anaesthesiologist suspected in 17 more poisoning cases A French doctor already charged in the poisoning of seven patients has been brought before a judge on suspicions he may have poisoned 17 others at a clinic in eastern France, prosecutors say....
21:00, 05/16/2019

Morgan Stanley is bullish on Japan, says its stocks are 'oversold and unloved' Japan's stock markets are "oversold and unloved" — the opposite of those in the U.S., said Morgan Stanley, predicting that the Topix may jump as much as 15% by June 2020....
21:16, 05/16/2019

Stocks in Asia mostly rise following overnight Dow bounce; China shares subdued amid trade tensions Shares in Asia were higher in Friday morning trade following overnight gains on Wall Street as investors stateside cheered strong earnings and economic data....
21:16, 05/16/2019

U.S. House panel threatens action to get Mueller report documents U.S. House Intelligence Committee chairman Adam Schiff said on Thursday the committee plans to take "enforcement action" to compel the Department of Justice to provide it with documents after Attorney General William Barr disregarded its subpoena....
21:32, 05/16/2019

Trump Wants to Torture Migrants With His Big, Beautiful Wall According to the Washington Post, President Trump has been very, very involved in planning how his fantasy border wall will look and what kind of damage it will do to those who try to cross it. It seems that Trump’s ideal wall would look and act some...
21:48, 05/16/2019

Tennessee executes man convicted of wife's murder three decades ago Tennessee on Thursday executed a 68-year-old man who was convicted three decades ago of suffocating his wife with a large plastic garbage bag, a crime he blamed on an inmate on work release....
22:00, 05/16/2019

Tennessee executes man convicted of killing his wife Tennessee on Thursday executed a 68-year-old man who was convicted three decades ago of suffocating his wife with a large plastic garbage bag, a crime he blamed on an inmate on work release....
22:00, 05/16/2019

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

French doctor suspected in poisoning cases A French anesthetist has been charged with 17 instances of poisoning patients, seeking to heroically bring them back from the brink of death. Frederic Pechier was already being investigated for nine deaths....
22:16, 05/16/2019

Happy Talk review – Susan Sarandon can't save Jesse Eisenberg's trite play The Pershing Square Signature Center, New YorkA reliably accomplished performance from the Oscar winner isn’t enough to add weight to an uneven tale with a thudding twistThere are a number of nagging questions that arise during Happy Talk, the latest...
22:32, 05/16/2019

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

UK sold £11.5m of arms to Saudi Arabia in months after Khashoggi murder The British government licenced the sale of almost £11.5m worth of military equipment to Saudi Arabia in the three months after the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Sky News has learnt....
23:00, 05/16/2019

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

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

The dermatologist in Congress A year ago, Rep. John Joyce, R-Pa., was a full-time dermatologist alongside his wife in his hometown of Altoona. Becoming a politician was never his plan, but when a congressional seat opened up in 2018, Joyce threw his hat into the ring because, in ...
23:32, 05/16/2019

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

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

Face-to-face bullying 'a bigger problem' than cyberbullying A member of Prince William's Cyberbullying Taskforce has warned that the treatment of cyberbullying by politicians and the media is unbalanced because online bullying is less significant than its face-to-face equivalent....
00:16, 05/17/2019

What to know about a low-protein diet People with kidney-related illnesses may benefit from a low-protein diet. Key changes can help people create a varied, healthful, low-protein diet plan that works for them. Learn more here....
00:32, 05/17/2019

Lo-Fi Tactics To Chill And Beat Up Baddies To Lazy Raise the Sale is an upcoming PC tactics game by Jesse Burnett featuring lo-fi visuals and magic spells. An early demo with tons of character classes and a level editor offer plenty of chill strategy battles, and a chance to watch a creator with...
00:32, 05/17/2019

Should We Care About Video Game Companies Collecting Our Data? Video games often ask us to share our data with the developers. Sometimes, games and other apps bury this question in a long privacy policy that you have to agree to in order to even load it up. And sometimes, that data gets sold or repurposed for my...
00:32, 05/17/2019

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

RPT-Investors renew calls for Deutsche Bank to trim investment bank Deutsche Bank investors are renewing calls for it to scale back its investment bank division ahead of what promises to be a challenging annual shareholder meeting next week....
00:32, 05/17/2019

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

Charlton have everything in place for Premier League return, says Lee Bowyer The protests have been put on hold at Charlton. Negativity towards unpopular owner Roland Duchatelet has, for now, been replaced by hope at The Valley as Lee Bowyer has given fans something to celebrate after years of turmoil....
00:48, 05/17/2019

Taiwan is first country in Asia to approve same-sex marriage The vote allows same-sex couples full legal marriage rights, including in areas such as taxes, insurance and child custody.        ...
00:48, 05/17/2019

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

IT Firm Sues US Government for Denying H-1B Visa to Indian Professional Xterra Solutions alleged in its lawsuit that the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) improperly denied H-1B visa to Praharsh Chandra Sai Venkata Anisetty....
01:00, 05/17/2019

|USplacesHuaweiandscoresofaffiliatesonexportblacklist The Trump administration said restrictions on Huawei announced this week will take effect Friday, placing China’s largest technology company and scores of its affiliates around the world on a blacklist that curtails its access to critical US supplier...
01:00, 05/17/2019

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

|TencentrevenuegrowthhitsitsslowestpacesinceIPO Tencent has reported the slowest pace of sales growth since it went public in 2004, as China’s largest company struggles to revive a battered gaming division while battling the country’s decelerating economy....
01:00, 05/17/2019

Padres' Ian Kinsler Appears To Celebrate Dinger By Yelling "Fuck All You" At The Home Crowd Ian Kinsler hit a three-run dinger in the sixth inning Thursday night to put his Padres up a run, 4–3, over the visiting Pittsburgh Pirates. That’s good, dingers are cool, who among us doesn’t get pumped and jacked by a mighty dinger? Do you want to ...
01:16, 05/17/2019

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

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

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

Australian leader says 2 Rwandans aren’t massacre suspects Australia’s prime minister says two Rwandan refugees who resettled in Australia last year are no longer suspects in the massacre of 8 tourists in Uganda 20 years ago...
01:32, 05/17/2019

Mining magnate aims to be kingmaker after Australian election A billionaire who built his own Jurassic Park and promises a replica Titanic may hold the balance of power in Australia's parliament if his populist campaign wins enough votes in Saturday's general election....
01:32, 05/17/2019

Robert Pattinson, Nicholas Hoult in the Running to Be the Next Batman Robert Pattinson (Twilight) and Nicholas Hoult (Mad Max: Fury Road) are reportedly in the running to be the next Dark Knight in writer-director Matt Reeves' The Batman....
01:48, 05/17/2019

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

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

Miami airport workers fighting for better conditions face retaliation Employees for Eulen America say their hours are being cut after discussing worker treatment at a roundtable with local politiciansFor seven years, Leila Benitez has worked as a cabin cleaner at Miami international airport for the Spain-based contract...
01:48, 05/17/2019

Venezuela’s dead revolution shows the limitations of the crowd | Simon Jenkins From Caracas to Extinction Rebellion, the will of the masses doesn’t always triumphWhatever happened to the Venezuelan revolution? Two weeks ago, we were assured by the media it was all over, bar the shouting. Television showed crowds controlling the...
01:48, 05/17/2019

Boeing completes software update on 737 Max planes Jets have been grounded since March after being involved in two fatal crashesBoeing has completed a software update for its 737 Max jets, which have been grounded worldwide since March after they were involved in two fatal crashes.The planemaker said...
01:48, 05/17/2019

Amazon Invests in U.K. Food-Delivery Startup Deliveroo Amazon is investing in British food-delivery company Deliveroo, becoming the startup’s biggest investor in its latest funding round and marking the retailing giant’s latest overseas bet....
01:48, 05/17/2019

A Majority of Nissan's New Board Will Be Independent Directors Nissan Motor said it would nominate an 11-member board with seven independent directors, seeking to add outside oversight after governance problems that the company blamed on former Chairman Carlos Ghosn....
01:48, 05/17/2019

Caught in the Middle of #MeToo: Unions That Represent Accusers and Accused From the shop floors of factories to ballet’s grandest stages, unions are rethinking how they balance their responsibilities in sexual harassment cases....
02:16, 05/17/2019

Sebastian Gorka decries PBS cartoon show 'Arthur' over gay wedding; sees 'war for our culture' Former White House aide Sebastian Gorka reportedly raged on his radio show Thursday over an episode of the PBS Kids’ show “Arthur” titled “Mr. Ratburn and the Special Someone.”...
02:16, 05/17/2019

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

The OnePlus 7 Pro gets on clear heels, see the front camera springs in action OnePlus already demonstrated the endurance of its new 7 Pro flagship's pop-up front camera mechanism with an epic 12-hour video of it pushing up and retracting, as well as with a cement block tied to the erect selfie snapper, and the spring-loading g...
02:32, 05/17/2019

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

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

The best Xbox One S prices, bundles and sales in Australia (May 2019) With the unveiling of the Xbox One X, the Xbox One S has seen some impressive price drops and bundle deals with Microsoft going all out to pump up the pressure on its rivals. It was already often the cheapest console of the current generation, but wi...
02:32, 05/17/2019

Probe into famous London strip club after 'lap dancers breach no-touch rule' An investigation has been launched into one of London's most famous strip clubs after an undercover sting allegedly exposed "rife sexual contact" between topless dancers and punters....
02:32, 05/17/2019

Report slams police for using "garbage" data with facial recognition tools From artist sketches to pictures of celebrity look-alikes, US police have submitted questionable images to facial recognition systems to track down suspects, a Georgetown Law report notes....
02:48, 05/17/2019

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

Best of Late Night: Jimmy Kimmel Slams Trump’s Immigration Proposal “Donald Trump doesn’t want to allow foreigners in based on family ties, even though foreigners literally make his family ties,” Kimmel said. “They are all made in China.”...
02:48, 05/17/2019

Lyon: a women's football powerhouse Lyon's dominance in the women's game is unparalleled. CNN visited the French city to hear from key figures at the club about how the team has evolved into a global powerhouse....
03:00, 05/17/2019

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

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

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

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

| WATCH: Rugby Australia chief sacks Folau In confirming the termination of Israel Folau’s contract, Rugby Australia chief executive Raelene Castle reiterated that the Wallabies star had ‘left us with no choice’....
03:48, 05/17/2019

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

1 year after Santa Fe shooting, Texas shuns tougher gun laws AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A year after a high school mass shooting near Houston that remains one of the deadliest in U.S. history, Texas lawmakers are on the brink of going home without passing any new gun restrictions, or even tougher firearm storage law...
03:48, 05/17/2019

South Carolina tech firm, CEO indicted on fraud charges CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina technology company and its leader are accused of fraudulently obtaining numerical internet addresses worth a total of up to $14.4 million. The Post and Courier reports Micfo LLC and its CEO, 36-year-old Amir G...
03:48, 05/17/2019

For trans people, gender-swap photo filters are no mere game NEW YORK (AP) — Snapchat’s new photo filter that allows users to change into a man or woman with the tap of a finger isn’t necessarily fun and games for transgender people. Some say it reduces their very real and often painful experiences...
03:48, 05/17/2019

Egypt deports 33 Sudanese migrants trying to reach Libya CAIRO, Egypt (AP) — Egypt has deported 33 Sudanese migrants who were trying to reach Libya to head onward to Europe. Cairo airport officials said on Friday the Sudanese were arrested earlier this month in the western coastal city of Marsa Matruh, not...
03:48, 05/17/2019

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

Iran’s top diplomat presses efforts to save nuclear deal TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s foreign minister is pressing ahead with intense diplomatic efforts to salvage Tehran’s nuclear deal with world powers at the center of a crisis unfolding between Iran and the U.S. Mohammad Javad Zarif chastised ...
03:48, 05/17/2019

Folau fired by Rugby Australia for contentious online posts Israel Folau's status as the unrivaled star of Australian rugby wasn't enough to save his job in the wake of a social media post that condemned gay people and other so-called sinners to eternal damnation....
04:00, 05/17/2019

Air strike kill eight police in southern Afghanistan, says official An air strike killed at least eight policeman in Afghanistan's Helmand province, a government official said on Friday, the latest casualties from a rise in air and ground operations against the Afghan Taliban....
04:00, 05/17/2019

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

BP faces investor push to beef up fight against climate change BP will face pressure at a meeting next week to set tougher targets to combat climate change, the latest signal from investors that they want the oil and gas industry to do more to clean up its act....
04:16, 05/17/2019

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

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

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

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

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

"...Or We Become Taliban": Anand Mahindra On Godse Controversy Anand Mahindra was responding to controversy surrounding Pragya Singh Thakur's "deshbhakt" comment and warned the country it risked "becoming the Taliban" if it didn't respect Mahatma Gandhi's legacy...
04:48, 05/17/2019

This High-Protein Breakfast Recipe May Help You Shed Kilos (Video) Food YouTuber, Manjula Jain on her channel Manjula's Kitchen talks about incredibly healthy and nutritious oats dosa and how to make it at home without putting extra efforts....
04:48, 05/17/2019

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

Folau sacked by Rugby Australia over social media post "Rugby Australia terminated fullback Israel Folau\u0027s contract on Friday for committing a high level breach of the players\u0027 code of conduct by sharing a social media post."...
05:00, 05/17/2019

London Bridge inquest: Heroic nurse killed in terror attack set upon by all three knifemen as she tended victim A heroic nurse who died in the London Bridge terror attack told friends she "had to help" moments before she was fatally stabbed while tending to one of the victims, the inquest heard today....
05:00, 05/17/2019

EU elections 2019: why lifelong Labour voters in Corbyn's Islington backyard are deserting the party over Brexit In a borough with a rich Labour history and where 75 per cent voted to stay in the EU, many are losing patience with Jeremy Corbyn. The Evening Standard meeting those considering switching parties...
05:00, 05/17/2019

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

US, European Officials Bring Charges in Global Malware Case Ten people, including five Russian fugitives, have been charged in connection with malicious software attacks that infected tens of thousands of computers worldwide....
05:00, 05/17/2019

Another small party withdraws from Istanbul vote re-run A small Turkish communist party withdrew its mayoral candidate for next month's Istanbul election in favor of the main opposition party, which won a initial March election by a narrow margin, calling the decision to re-run the vote "unlawful."...
05:00, 05/17/2019

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

Mistakes on your credit report could cost you thousands: How to fix them The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau database that went public after the Equifax data breach in 2017 logged 257,000 consumer complaints in 2018.        ...
05:48, 05/17/2019

Grumpy Cat, whose scowl launched a million memes, dies age 7 Grumpy Cat, an internet celebrity for her permanent frown, died "in the arms of her mommy, Tabatha" this week, leaving behind countless online jokes about how we all feel at our worst moments, her family said on Friday. She was 7....
06:00, 05/17/2019

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

Wayne Rooney says Manchester United’s players must feel the fear • Team need to be afraid of Ole Gunnar Solskjær, Rooney says• Rooney criticises current players’ lack of accountabilityWayne Rooney believes Ole Gunnar Solskjær’s coaching team need to strike fear into those Manchester United players that have shown ...
06:32, 05/17/2019

Tower of London welcomes new ravens, ensuring the kingdom won’t crumble The Tower of London and the United Kingdom have been saved from prophesied doom after the historic landmark welcomed the birth of new raven chick for the first time in 30 years....
06:32, 05/17/2019

Sri Lanka’s hotels, beaches and eateries now empty of tourists Hotel occupancy across the island of Sri Lanka has plummeted by 85% to 90%. The tropical beaches, restaurants and shops are empty.        ...
06:32, 05/17/2019

Huawei: 'All options are on the table' Huawei said Thursday it has not ruled out legal action to resolve a growing crisis with the Trump administration following the Commerce Department's decision Wednesday to place the Chinese tech giant on a trading blacklist....
06:48, 05/17/2019

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

Madonna gets into Eurovision groove in Tel Aviv despite Palestinian criticism Pop star Madonna took time out ahead of her scheduled guest performance at the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel, attending an evening event in Tel Aviv on Thursday....
07:16, 05/17/2019

Manchester restaurant accidentally serves $5,000 bottle of wine A restaurant in Manchester, England accidentally served a group of three businessmen a $5,000 bottle of wine after they had ordered a bottle worth $290....
07:16, 05/17/2019

LIC New Money Back Plan-20 Years: Premium, Benefits, Other Details Here LIC Plan: LIC New Money Back Plan-20 Years can be purchased by any individual between the age of 13 years and maximum age of 50 years for minimum sum assured of Rs 1 lakh. LIC New Money Back Plan-20......
07:32, 05/17/2019

Can Kevin Lee cut it at welterweight? Rafael dos Anjos is a former UFC lightweight champion who is struggling at welterweight. Kevin Lee, once a top contender at 155 pounds, is now hoping to make his move upward at 170....
07:32, 05/17/2019

De Blasio whines about New York Post ‘attacking’ his 2020 bid Mayor Bill de Blasio claims he’s gotten under Donald Trump skin by entering the 2020 race — but it seems more like it’s the New York Post that’s ruffled Big Bird’s feathers. The Democratic hopeful was promptly grilled about the barrage of...
07:32, 05/17/2019

Questions and Answers About Syria’s Secret Torture Prisons Anne Barnard, our former Beirut bureau chief, took to Reddit to share additional insights into her Times investigation of the cruel tactics President Bashar al-Assad uses to crack down on opposition....
07:48, 05/17/2019

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

Liverpool star Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain given assurances over England future Gareth Southgate has claimed the Nations League Finals came too soon for Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain to earn an England recall but insisted "he's very much in our thoughts for next season"....
07:48, 05/17/2019

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

PSG coach: Signing Griezmann is “not realistic” PARIS (AP) — Paris Saint-Germain coach Thomas Tuchel says signing Antoine Griezmann is not a “realistic” goal as the French champion is looking to bolster its defense. The France striker announced this week he is leaving Atletico Madrid b...
08:00, 05/17/2019

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

EU extends sanctions against Assad’s Syria regime for a year BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union is prolonging sanctions against the Syrian regime of President Bashar Assad for a year due to its continued crackdown against civilians in the war-ravaged country. EU headquarters said Friday that the 28-nation bloc...
08:00, 05/17/2019

Guardiola has ‘trust’ in Man City amid UEFA investigation MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola says he has “trust” in the club amid UEFA’s investigation into financial misconduct that could result in the Premier League winners getting banned from the Champions L...
08:00, 05/17/2019

Michael Bloomberg announces St. Louis climate conference ST. LOUIS (AP) — Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has announced that his philanthropic foundation will fund a conference at Washington University in St. Louis that will focus on mitigating the effects of climate change. The St. Louis Post...
08:00, 05/17/2019

Samsung phones have a clever new hidden feature you won’t find on any iPhone Samsung’s Galaxy S10e, Galaxy S10, and Galaxy S10+ are easily the company’s most exciting new flagship smartphones in years. Samsung’s devastating decline in sales last year was due in large part to the release of three of the most ...
08:00, 05/17/2019

A Nebraska farmer couldn't call for help with his leg stuck in machinery. He reached for his pocket knife Kurt Kaser was unloading corn last month when he got out of his truck and accidentally stepped on the grain hopper opening.        ...
08:00, 05/17/2019

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

Today in History, May 17 Highlights of Today in History: Brown vs. Board of Education ends separate but equal; Watergate hearings begin; NYSE is born; First Kentucky Derby. (May 17)        ...
08:00, 05/17/2019

#MeToo backlash: More male managers avoid mentoring women or meeting alone with them A survey by LeanIn found that more men are uncomfortable with one-on-one workplace activities with women like mentoring or work dinners. And amid all Facebook's issues, Sheryl Sandberg has something to say about it....
08:00, 05/17/2019

Gay Rights There’s never been a better time to be gay, except in a handful of places where it’s become worse. Gay-rights activists have made historic gains in a fraction of the time it took the movements for civil rights and women’s rights. Two generations ago,...
08:00, 05/17/2019

The False Promise of “Lawful Access” to Private Data Opinion: As online extremism migrates to real-world violence, some suggest letting law enforcement intercept encrypted messages. But that’s a dangerous proposition....
08:16, 05/17/2019

Even Robot Drivers Won't Make Ride-Hailing Cheaper Than Owning a Car: Study Robots and the future of ride-hailing, Tesla’s plans for expenses and cost cutting, potential spikes in gas prices on U.S. coasts, emissions wars, and more Nissan-Renault drama. All of this and more in The Morning Shift for Friday, May 17, 2019....
08:16, 05/17/2019

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

‘It’s Time to Fight Back.’ Elizabeth Warren Unveils Her Strategy to Protect Abortion Access Sen. Elizabeth Warren says it’s time to “fight back” against restrictive abortion laws recently passed in several states around the country — and has presented her plan for how to do it. On Wednesday, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey sig...
08:16, 05/17/2019

Joe Biden Looks to Make a Splash With Official 2020 Kickoff Since he joined the crowded field of Democratic presidential contenders, former Vice President Joe Biden has worn the mantle of frontrunner comfortably. Polls show him ahead by double digits, nationally and in early nominating states. His campaign is...
08:16, 05/17/2019

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

TweetDeck gets support for GIFs, emoji and more in-demand features Twitter is making some smart introductions for TweetDeck, including the most requested feature – following a poll of the user base – which is the ability to add GIFs when composing a new tweet within the app.As well as GIFs, you can als...
08:16, 05/17/2019

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

Stradivarius gets out of 'the nightclub' to secure Yorkshire Cup triumph Frankie Dettori takes York win to pip Southern FranceJohn Gosden: ‘He was in the nightclub when I saddled him’Stradivarius was “in the nightclub” before the Yorkshire Cup here on Friday according to his trainer John Gosden, but he pulled himself toge...
08:32, 05/17/2019

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

New summer temperature outlook is here Summer’s temperatures will be hot in the East and relatively cool in the Plains and Midwest, according to an updated outlook released Thursday by The Weather Company, an IBM Business. Computer model forecast guidance favors the contrast in rela...
08:32, 05/17/2019

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

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

Belgian ex-king ordered to take paternity test or pay daily fine 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....
08:48, 05/17/2019

Mnuchin expected to ignore subpoena deadline for Trump's tax returns, setting up court fight House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal, D-Mass., made a formal request for six years of Trump's personal and business tax returns last month. But Mnuchin has refused to release the president's returns to Congress....
08:48, 05/17/2019

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

ER Wait Times in California Are So Bad That Some People Are Just Giving Up If you live in California, you have something else to worry about in addition to your rent being too high and your house possibly burning down: long wait times and overcrowding at the emergency room....
08:48, 05/17/2019

Redskins star Josh Norman begs Giants to keep Dave Gettleman Dave Gettleman has become a league-wide laughingstock, but the cackles appear to be loudest in Washington DC. Josh Norman was a victim of Gettleman’s decision-making with the Panthers and has been critical of him since. The former Carolina GM o...
08:48, 05/17/2019

Deontay Wilder planning to kill opponent isn’t cool: boxing boss Boxing star Deontay Wilder’s comments about his upcoming bout with Dominic Breazeale were “against the spirit of our sport,” WBC president Mauricio Sulaiman said on social media Thursday. Wilder, whose WBC heavyweight title fight against Breazeale on...
08:48, 05/17/2019

Baseball play-by-play announcer snags foul ball from the booth What a play by the play-by-play guy! An announcer for the Atlantic League’s Somerset Patriots became part of the action Wednesday night when he bare-handed a screaming foul ball behind home plate during the team’s game against the High Point Rockers ...
08:48, 05/17/2019

Money in the Bank will tell us just how far WWE is pushing Becky Lynch Money in the Bank needs to start earning WWE some cache with its audience. Television ratings have been in a downturn recently as WWE gets ready for its most important pay-per-view outside of the Big Four. Nearly all WWE’s major singles champio...
08:48, 05/17/2019

Mike Breen prefers focus on Warriors’ brilliance, not uncertain future Kevin Durant’s time with the Warriors may be ending soon, but their dynasty appears to be going nowhere. It was just a week ago Stephen Curry’s shooting slump was threatening to drag Golden State down in its series with Houston. But since Durant has ...
08:48, 05/17/2019

Best bets for Preakness include the favorite and this 30-1 long shot During last year's Preakness, the trifecta paid $148.30 on a $1 bet despite the 2-5 favorite, Justify, hitting the wire first. The $1 superfecta paid $372.50....
08:48, 05/17/2019

Ohio State team doctor sexually abused 177 students over decades. report finds Independent report finds the school "had knowledge" of sexually abusive treatment as early as 1979, "but reports about Strauss' conduct were not elevated beyond the Athletics Department or Student Health until 1996."...
08:48, 05/17/2019

Pound falls as plug pulled on cross-party talks The pound sank to a four-month low following the collapse of cross-party Brexit talks and uncertainty over who will replace Theresa May in Downing Street....
09:00, 05/17/2019

Commentary: Novartis CEO says gene therapies promise to upend US health system, pricing structure The current global health system treats chronic diseases with a pay-as-you-go model, spreading costs over months and years. It's unprepared to pay for a surge of new, single-treatment therapies with the potential to provide a lifetime of benefit...
09:00, 05/17/2019

Olive production leads to bird killings on 'catastrophic scale' Hundreds of thousands of legally-protected birds are killed in southern Europe every year after being sucked out of trees and into machines which are harvesting olives....
09:00, 05/17/2019

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

As If! Clueless x K-Swiss Sneakers Have Us Totally Buggin' We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
09:16, 05/17/2019

Tennis: Calf injury brakes Kvitova's French Open momentum Petra Kvitova heads into the French Open with two titles under her belt since the beginning of 2019, but a calf injury in a tournament tune-up match this week may derail the two-time Wimbledon champion's momentum....
09:32, 05/17/2019

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

|MassiveupfrontpaymenttoChinaSouthRailwas'unusual',inquiryhears China South Rail was paid R2.6bn in advance for a contract of 100 locomotives from Transnet - a transaction described as ''unusual' by State Capture inquiry witness Francis Callard....
09:32, 05/17/2019

|SAyieldsrise,Eskom'sfallasbailouttalkgrows Yields on Eskom’s dollar bonds traded near one-year lows while those on government debt jumped amid renewed speculation that the South African government may take over the cash-strapped electricity company’s debt....
09:32, 05/17/2019

GMC trucks to deploy adaptive cruise control system Automaker General Motors Co's truck brand GMC said on Friday its 2020 Sierra large pickup trucks will have an adaptive cruise control system, in a push to catch up with its rivals....
09:32, 05/17/2019

Overstock CEO justifies stock sale, vows never to give 'an explanation again' Overstock.com Inc Chief Executive Officer Patrick Byrne, lashing out at shareholders questioning his sale of a big block of stock this week that sent the company's shares into a nosedive, said on Friday he had to supplement his "nominal salary" and v...
09:32, 05/17/2019

RIP Grumpy Cat: Remembering that time we hung out with the Internet's most famous feline In honor of the Internet's favorite feline, USA TODAY revisits the time Grumpy Cat paid us a visit at our New York offices at the peak of her fame in 2014.        ...
09:48, 05/17/2019

Hewlett Packard Enterprise to Buy Supercomputer Builder Cray Hewlett Packard Enterprise agreed to buy supercomputer maker Cray in a deal valued at about $1.4 billion, as part of efforts to invest in high-performance computing....
09:48, 05/17/2019

Amazon granted patent for Bitcoin-style system to fight DDoS attacks Cryptocurrency rumor mongers are likely to be dancing today as Amazon has successfully filed a patent for a Bitcoin-styled Proof-of-Work system. But don’t get ahead of yourself, it doesn’t look like the Seattle-based ecommerce giant will be accepting...
10:00, 05/17/2019

Cross-party Brexit talks break down, making May’s departure increasingly inevitable Talks between the U.K. government and opposition Labour Party MPs on how to resolve Brexit broke down on Friday -- almost certainly dooming Prime Minister Theresa May’s withdrawal agreement, and her hopes of staying on as prime minister beyond June. ...
10:00, 05/17/2019

Former French President Sarkozy set for trial over fraud allegations tied to 2012 campaign France’s Constitutional Council on Friday rejected an appeal by former president Nicolas Sarkozy - all but assuring the ex-head of state stand trial over alleged illegal financing tied to his failed 2012 re-election bid. ...
10:00, 05/17/2019

Brexit compromise talks fail in Parliament, plunging U.K. into more uncertainty Talks between Britain's government and opposition aimed at striking a compromise Brexit deal broke down without agreement Friday, plunging the country back into a morass of uncertainty over its departure from the European Union...
10:00, 05/17/2019

What we probably won't learn from the 'Game of Thrones' finale From Qyburn's mad experiments to the fate of long forgotten characters like Meera Reed and Edmure Tully, we rounded up all the show's loose ends.        ...
10:16, 05/17/2019

'Big Bang Theory' finale: Jim Parsons and other stars explain it all Spoiler alert: 'The Big Bang Theory' stars and producers elaborate on the big reveals and character turns from the series finale.        ...
10:16, 05/17/2019

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

Major Storytelling Error: David Benioff Is Apologizing In Advance For A Scene In The ‘Game Of Thrones’ Finale Where Jon Snow’s Cell Phone Goes Off And His Ringtone Is A 16-Bit Version Of The Show’s Theme Song The final season of Game Of Thrones has received a lot of criticism for what many fans consider to be glaring creative mistakes on the part of lead writers David Benioff and D.B. Weiss. Unfortunately, it seems like those fans are going to have to bra...
10:16, 05/17/2019

LGBTQ anti-discrimination bill passes House The House passed a bill Friday, 236-173, extending federal anti-discrimination protections to LGBTQ Americans. The Equality Act sponsored by Rep. David Cicilline (D-R.I.), would prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity ...
10:16, 05/17/2019

Barr: The allegation I lied to Congress is 'laughable' Attorney General William Barr is making clear he’s not losing sleep over Democrats’ strident opposition to his job performance.In an interview with Fox News that aired Friday, Barr said he wasn’t worried about the near certainty that the House will v...
10:16, 05/17/2019

Elton John performs with ‘Rocketman’ star Taron Egerton at Cannes premiere The biopic has landed. “Rocketman” premiered Thursday night at the Cannes Film Festival — and Elton John performed an emotional duet with the actor who channels him onscreen to celebrate the occasion. John, 72, and Taron Egerton, 29, sang the t...
10:32, 05/17/2019

Stephen Colbert, Jimmy Kimmel roast Bill de Blasio over 2020 bid Bill de Blasio’s longshot presidential aspirations became fodder for late-night television on both coasts Thursday night. In their respective roasts, Jimmy Kimmel and Stephen Colbert pointed to a recent poll that showed 76% of New Yorkers don’t want ...
10:32, 05/17/2019

The best portable projector is back at its lowest price ever—today only A portable projector can be the key to an amazing summer of backyard movie nights, and the best one we've ever tested is on sale right now.        ...
10:32, 05/17/2019

Mr. Market Just Got Inside Your Head. Don't Let Him Mess With You When stock markets fall sharply and immediately recover, the losses seem to disappear. But that doesn’t mean no one feels any pain. Jason Zweig explores the phenomenon....
10:32, 05/17/2019

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

At his first news conference in India, PM Modi declines questions Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in power for five years, attended his first news conference ever in India on Friday but took no questions, prompting taunts from journalists and from opposition parties seeking to oust him in an election that ends on Sun...
10:32, 05/17/2019

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

How Trump's Immigration Plan Would Have Affected His In-Laws' Prospects President Donald Trump's proposed plan to overhaul the U.S. immigration system would have made it more difficult for his in-laws to migrate to the United States....
10:48, 05/17/2019

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

Whale Deaths In US' West Coast May Be Linked To Arctic Warmth Dozens of gray whales have been found dead along the U.S. West Coast in recent weeks and some scientists believe the cause lies far to the north, in the heated-up Arctic waters off Alaska....
10:48, 05/17/2019

Texas woman taken off life support against family's wishes – then a pro-life group stepped in A Texas woman was taken off life-support Monday, against her family's wishes, after the hospital invoked a law allowing them to deny further care. But a pro-life group stepped in....
10:48, 05/17/2019

Exclusive: U.S. drug czar to travel to China to press government to stop fentanyl trafficking U.S. drug czar James Carroll says he will be traveling to China by year's end to inspect their efforts to crack down on fentanyl manufacturers and press them to do more....
10:48, 05/17/2019

First Redmi Laptop to Be Called RedmiBook 14, Alleged Specifications Leaked The rumoured upcoming Redmi laptop will reportedly be called RedmiBook 14. The RedmiBook 14 is said to be the first laptop to be released under Xiaomi's Redmi brand in China....
11:00, 05/17/2019

Don’t let Trump steer Middle East off cliff, Palestinians urge EU Foreign minister says world has left peace process in hands of a reckless driverEurope must respond collectively to Donald Trump’s imminent “deal of the century” in the Middle East and not leave everything in the hands of a “reckless driver” who is p...
11:16, 05/17/2019

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

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

Europe may define Guardiola’s City era but home rule is no mean feat | Barney Ronay FA Cup success against Watford on Saturday would make it five domestic trophies out of the last six for Manchester City under a manager who has made domestic dominance a habitVeni, Vidi, City. With the Premier League title retained and an FA Cup fina...
11:16, 05/17/2019

Texas man charged with killing 12 women, police look at 750 other deaths for possible links A Texas man has been charged with killing 12 elderly women, and police are now reexamining hundreds of other deaths to see if he might be connected. A Dallas County grand jury Tuesday returned six capital murder indictments against Billy Chemirmir, 4...
11:16, 05/17/2019

Girls' suicides on the rise. Increase double that of males, stunning researchers Researchers found in a recent study that rates of female suicides by hanging or suffocation approached those of males.        ...
11:16, 05/17/2019

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

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

High-Speed Traders Agree to Back New Stock Exchange Some large high-speed trading firms are teaming up with options-exchange operator Miami International Holdings to create next year what could be the 15th U.S. stock exchange....
11:16, 05/17/2019

Nipsey Hussle featured in DJ Khaled's new song 'Higher' Nipsey Hussle is featured in DJ Khaled's new song. The rapper revealed the music video was recorded just days before Hussle's death.        ...
11:32, 05/17/2019

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

| WATCH: Celebrities react to Alabama's abortion law On Wednesday, Alabama Governor Kay Ivey signed a bill into law that makes abortion a Class A felony. Celebrities immediately took to social media to make their opinions known....
11:48, 05/17/2019

| WATCH: Taiwan votes to legalise same-sex marriage Taiwan’s legislature voted on Friday to legalise same-sex marriage, a first in Asia and a boost for LGBT rights activists who had championed the cause for two decades....
11:48, 05/17/2019

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

New BMW 1 Series: first deliveries due by the end of 2019 News 17 May, 2019 Following a barrage of teaser images, BMW has announced that first deliveries for the new 1 Series will arrive before the end of the year...
12:00, 05/17/2019

Israel claims its troops didn't kill paraplegic Palestinian The Israeli army has closed a criminal investigation into the death of a paraplegic Palestinian man shot while demonstrating along Gaza's border with Israel in 2017, saying the probe found "no evidence" that its soldiers fired the fatal bullet....
12:00, 05/17/2019

Report: Austrian politician offered contracts for support Two German newspapers have reported that the leader of Austria's far-right Freedom Party offered government contracts in return for support from a potential Russian donor shortly before parliamentary elections....
12:00, 05/17/2019

Lenovo stole a fan's video to promote the foldable Motorola RAZR Yesterday, Lenovo shared a promotional video for the rumored foldable Motorola RAZR. While the 30-second teaser was shared with members of the media during a group interview and was accompanied by the Lenovo logo, it appears that the company used vid...
12:00, 05/17/2019

The best lenses for Nikon Z mount While Canon went big in both price and performance with its low-light specialist $2,300 RF 50mm f/1.2L USM lens, Nikon elected to release the cheaper, slower $600 Nikkor Z 50mm f/1.8 S. Don't be fooled by the price, though. While it's a sto...
12:00, 05/17/2019

Boxing News at Five: Wilder says he knows where the drugs are kept, Saunders eyes Smith unification but won’t rule out Eubank Jnr rematch Deontay Wilder says some awful things but isn't cheating like the rest, and Billy Joe Saunders is already contemplating his next move at super-middleweight The post Boxing News at Five: Wilder says he knows where the drugs are kept, Saunders eyes Smi...
12:16, 05/17/2019

U.S. Lifts Steel and Aluminum Tariffs on Canada and Mexico (WASHINGTON) — Bogged down in a sprawling trade dispute with U.S. rival China, President Donald Trump took steps Friday to ease tensions with America’s allies — lifting import taxes on Canadian and Mexican steel and aluminum and del...
12:16, 05/17/2019

Texas officer in fatal Taser struggle had crisis training State records show a Texas police officer who fatally shot a woman who shocked him with his Taser had completed dozens of hours of crisis intervention training before the deadly arrest attempt....
12:16, 05/17/2019

MS-13 gang tied to beating, stabbing of Maryland girl, 14: police A 14-year-old girl was killed with a machete and a baseball bat after MS-13 gang members turned on an associate "In extremely violent behavior,” Maryland police said....
12:16, 05/17/2019

College Board says adversity context rewards resourcefulness Administrators of the SAT college admissions test say considering scores in the context of where a student went to high school will let colleges identify resourceful students they might otherwise overlook....
12:16, 05/17/2019

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

Trump to lift aluminum, steel tariffs on Canada and Mexico The US has agreed to remove steel and aluminum tariffs on Canada and Mexico in what was a key roadblock to a new trade deal and a sore point in relations with the two countries. “I am pleased to announce that we’ve just reached an agreement with Cana...
12:16, 05/17/2019

Florida firefighter arrested in human trafficking probe A Florida firefighter was arrested Thursday in a human trafficking bust following a two-year-long investigation, according to officials. East Lake Fire Rescue Lt. Matthew Doyle, 38, faces several charges, including kidnapping, human trafficking and l...
12:16, 05/17/2019

China's tough rhetoric leaves trade talks with U.S. in limbo China struck a more aggressive tone in its trade war with the United States on Friday, suggesting a resumption of talks between the world's two largest economies would be meaningless unless Washington changed course....
12:32, 05/17/2019

Wall Street mixed as strong consumer data dampened by trade jitters Wall Street struggled for gains in an up-and-down session on Friday as mixed headlines on trade dampened positive consumer sentiment data, sending investors into the weekend with little enthusiasm....
12:32, 05/17/2019

Starbucks' China challenger Luckin raises $561 million in U.S. IPO Luckin Coffee Inc, the Chinese challenger to Starbucks Corp, on Thursday priced its U.S. initial public offering at the top end of its targeted range and sold more shares than planned in the biggest U.S. float by a Chinese firm this year....
12:32, 05/17/2019

Oil slips but set for weekly gain on Mideast supply disruption fears Oil prices edged lower on Friday, but both benchmarks were on track for a weekly gain on rising concerns over potential further supply disruptions in Middle East shipments due to U.S.-Iran political tensions....
12:32, 05/17/2019

U.S.-led airstrike mistakenly kills 17 in Afghanistan A U.S.-led airstrike in Afghanistan has accidentally killed at least 17 government officers and injured more than a dozen, Afghan officials said Friday....
12:32, 05/17/2019

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

Fencing coach says Penn State assistant grabbed her crotch, school wasn't immediately notified A North Carolina fencing coach accused Penn State’s head fencing coach of failing to report her accusation that one of their assistants groped her on a plane, which is required by the school....
12:48, 05/17/2019

New Orleans Saints' Ted Ginn says he will race anyone for $10,000 Since his days at Ohio State, wide receiver Ted Ginn has made a living burning defenders on the field left and right and now he’s telling challengers to put their money with their mouths are....
12:48, 05/17/2019

Moura, Fabinho not in Brazil squad for Copa America "Brazilian coach Tite included Manchester City\u0027s Fernandinho for his Copa America squad on Friday, but there was no place for Spurs forward Lucas Moura or Liverpool midfielder Fabinho."...
12:48, 05/17/2019

Davidson leaves Jackets to become president of Rangers John Davidson was named president of the New York Rangers on Friday, shortly after he resigned as president of hockey operations of the Columbus Blue Jackets....
12:48, 05/17/2019

Horse racing: Improbable tops Preakness field missing Triple Crown drama Favored Improbable will seek to give trainer Bob Baffert a record eighth Preakness Stakes victory on Saturday in a race void of Triple Crown excitement....
12:48, 05/17/2019

Calf injury brakes Kvitova's French Open momentum Petra Kvitova heads into the French Open with two titles under her belt since the beginning of 2019, but a calf injury in a tournament tune-up match this week may derail the two-time Wimbledon champion's momentum....
12:48, 05/17/2019

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

Woman killed by a policeman after saying she was pregnant suffered from schizophrenia, attorney says The woman shot by a Baytown, Texas, policeman after telling the officer she was pregnant suffered from schizophrenia, attorney Ben Crump said Thursday....
12:48, 05/17/2019

'Extraordinary': Almost 1/4 of West Antarctic ice is now 'unstable' More unsettling news from the bottom of the world. Almost one-quarter of the ice in the West Antarctic ice sheet has been classified as "unstable."        ...
13:00, 05/17/2019

New African lion exhibit opens in New Orleans A new exhibit of African lions is opening at the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans. Visitors will have an opportunity to see critically endangered lions. (May 17)        ...
13:00, 05/17/2019

Ana Navarro: 2020 Democratic field beginning to look like a 'clown car' "View" co-host Ana Navarro derided the growing number of Democratic presidential candidates, suggesting the 2020 field was beginning to look like a "clown car."...
13:00, 05/17/2019

Man Who Threatened FCC Chairman's Kids Sentenced to 20 Months A California man who emailed FCC Chairman Ajit Pai and threatened to murder his children in 2017 has been sentenced to 20 months in prison.Read more......
13:00, 05/17/2019

James Charles and Tati Westbrook Are Rewriting Reality TV For YouTube Over this weekend, James Charles’s beauty empire began to crumble. Fresh off the heels of an appearance at the Met Ball— a moment the beauty guru and YouTuber referred to as important step for “influencer representation” — Charles found himself in a ...
13:00, 05/17/2019

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

Best action camera 2019: 10 cameras for the GoPro generation If you're looking for the best action camera, then you've come to the right place. Action cameras are unlike any other kind of camera. They're designed to be attached to helmets, surfboards, cars and other objects, and they're sma...
13:00, 05/17/2019

Watch: Dustin Johnson cards five birdies on first nine of second round at PGA Championship World No. 1 Dustin Johnson ignited the Bethpage Black Course early in the second round with five birdies on his first nine holes at the 2019 PGA Championship on Friday in Old Bethpage, N.Y....
13:00, 05/17/2019

Ian Kinsler says profane outburst not directed at Padres fans San Diego Padres second baseman Ian Kinsler said his expletive-filled reaction after hitting a home run Thursday night was "an inside thing" with teammates, not a message directed at Padres fans....
13:00, 05/17/2019

The best looks celebrities have worn at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival so far Pascal Le Segretain/Samir Hussein/George Pimentel/Getty Images The 2019 Cannes Film Festival takes place from Tuesday, May 14, through Saturday, May 25. Celebrities are known to pull out all the stops for the festival's red carpet. This year we've a...
13:16, 05/17/2019

17 psychological tricks to make people like you immediately Matt Cardy / Getty Making friends comes naturally to people most of the time, but it's not always easy. For years researchers have been studying what attracts people to each other, and their findings might improve your friend-making skills. Getting ...
13:16, 05/17/2019

REI's biggest sale of the year just started — here are 20 of the best deals you can find Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through our links, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent an...
13:16, 05/17/2019

Missouri Joins Alabama in Passing Horrific Abortion Law The Missouri House has passed a bill banning abortion after eight weeks of pregnancy, before many women know they’re pregnant. The state Senate passed the same bill yesterday, and Gov. Mike Parson is expected to sign it. Most provisions wouldn’t take...
13:16, 05/17/2019

George W. Bush looks back on how 'strategery' was coined: 'Important not to take yourself too seriously' Former President George W. Bush discussed malapropisms, the importance of humor and his presidential center's programming on the podcast “The Strategerist.”...
13:32, 05/17/2019

Tacko Fall shatters records at NBA draft combine, while Bol Bol among big disappointments The battle for the Los Angeles Lakers’ No. 4 pick continues to get interesting as professional prospects work out in Chicago.        ...
13:32, 05/17/2019

Former NFL, LSU football player rebounds from drug addiction, homelessness to help others Former speedster and wide receiver Eric Smith played at LSU and Scottish Claymores before the Chicago Bears. In recovery, he's giving to others.        ...
13:32, 05/17/2019

After a scandal and a year in Australia, Bowen targets NBA From the center of an FBI investigation that rocked college basketball, Brian Bowen hopes he is back on a path to the NBA        ...
13:32, 05/17/2019

Herman Wouk Wrote Historical Novels. But His True Subject Was Moral Weakness. In his two World War II novels of the 1970s, Wouk — who died this week — brought psychological insight to genocide, its perpetrators and bystanders. Adelle Waldman explains....
13:32, 05/17/2019

Fans brace for Sunday's epic ending of 'Game of Thrones' When millions of viewers settle in for the epic finale of the world's most popular TV show on Sunday, they will witness the end of an eight-year cliffhanger. Will "Game of Thrones" fans be able to handle it?...
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