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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

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Burning trash and factories belching smoke choke Iraqis As if life was not bad enough for Adnan Kadhim - he lives in a slum where municipal authorities dump Baghdad's rubbish - now someone is setting the waste on fire, making his children sick....
18:32, 06/05/2019

US President Donald Trump's Iran embargo punishes Iraqis As a result of US sanctions, Iranians can no longer afford the yearly pilgrimage to Iraq's Shiite shrines. The holy city of Najaf is bearing the economic brunt. Judit Neurink reports from Najaf....
04:48, 06/08/2019

Iranians, Iraqis march to back Palestinians, reject Trump Mideast plan Tens of thousands of Iranians marking the annual "Quds (Jerusalem) Day" in the Islamic Republic on Friday condemned a planned Middle East peace plan touted by U.S. President Donald Trump as the "deal of the century"....
03:48, 05/31/2019

Big Halo Mod Drags The PC's 2003 Original Into 2019 There’s an official Halo remaster coming soon, but if you can’t wait that long, you could always try SPV3, a “total overhaul” of the 2003 PC version of the original game that changes...well pretty much everything....
02:16, 07/12/2019

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

Kellen Winslow trial Day 6: Woman testifies about alleged incident in 2003 The rape trial for Kellen Winslow II continued with raw and angry testimony from alleged encounter in 2003, a year before Winslow entered the NFL.        ...
00:32, 05/30/2019

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

Europe failed to act after the 2003 French heatwave. We cannot ignore this one | Ruben Hallali Record temperatures are being recorded as warnings pile up. It’s vital action is taken against climate breakdown nowSeveral French temperature records were broken on 28 June during this historic heatwave, including the highest temperature ever record...
06:32, 07/01/2019

The Troubling Business of Bounty Hunting Bounty hunting is fueled by old laws, loose guidelines, and bad money. To get a look inside the world of "bail enforcement agents," writer Jeff Winkler got licensed and found a mess for, well, everyone....
05:16, 07/01/2019

Pete Buttigieg echoes JFK with service plan Drawing on the idealism of former President John F. Kennedy, Peter Buttigieg is asking Americans what they can do for their country — through national service. Navy vet Buttigieg, one of a number of Democratic presidential candidates stumping through...
02:32, 07/04/2019

A Former Vanity Fair Writer Criticizes the Handling of Her 2003 Profile of Jeffrey Epstein The arrest of the financier reopened old wounds in the world of magazine journalism, with the writer Vicky Ward accusing the editor Graydon Carter of having toned down an article....
18:16, 07/09/2019

'It's ghost slavery': the troubling world of pop holograms Dead stars from Whitney Houston to Maria Callas are going on tour again. As Miley Cyrus explores the issue in a new Black Mirror, we uncover the greatest identity crisis in music todayMiley Cyrus Q&A: ‘My personal experiences helped craft the episode...
02:48, 06/01/2019

Marianne Williamson echoes Andrew Yang, says her mic was 'not on' during NBC debate Marianne Williamson has expressed a similar complaint with fellow 2020 candidate Andrew Yang about her mic not being on during Thursday night's Democratic primary debate, saying "it did happen."...
14:48, 06/29/2019

A heat wave killed 15,000 in France in 2003. As temperatures soar again, officials are taking no chances. With a massive heat wave headed toward Europe in the coming days, major cities like Paris are herding their citizens towards pools and air conditioning to prevent heat-related deaths....
11:00, 06/25/2019

Biden echoes Obama to distinguish his healthcare plan from Bernie Former Vice President Joe Biden contrasted his healthcare plan to fellow presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders and said people would be allowed to keep their private insurers, evoking a promise once made by President Barack Obama regarding Obamacare....
16:16, 07/18/2019

Arsenal’s Zaha chase has echoes of Ian Wright but this time it may get messy Ron Noades let Wright join Arsenal after an emotional plea from the player but Crystal Palace will not be held to ransomRon Noades used to enjoy telling the story about the day a tearful Ian Wright pleaded with him to accept Arsenal’s offer for his s...
03:16, 07/05/2019

The Quick Read About… Turkey’s Troubling Russian Shopping Spree What Happened This Week: Back in 2017, Turkey agreed to purchase Russia’s advanced S-400 air defense missile system over the strong objections of both the US and NATO, of which Turkey is a member. Turkey has been adamant it will follow through ...
17:48, 06/14/2019

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

Biden echoes maligned Obama quote: 'If you like your health care plan … you can keep it' On Monday, Democratic presidential frontrunner Joe Biden unveiled his new health care plan, and issued a promise to an audience in Des Moines, Iowa -- one that was all too familiar to President Obama's 'lie of the year.'...
18:48, 07/15/2019

"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

Reports find new Huawei web flaws, plus troubling links to Chinese intelligence Huawei continues to find itself on the wrong end of a sustained negative news cycle, with some of the latest revelations in new reports including assertions that new Huawei web application flaws have been found. Also, that troubling (and previously u...
14:00, 07/08/2019

Civilians ‘must never be a target,’ says UN in Afghanistan, amid troubling number of casualties during Ramadan The United Nations has urged all parties to the “ongoing intense conflict” across Afghanistan to meet their obligations to protect civilians from harm, denouncing a spate of attacks by militants which killed more than 100 civilians in Kabul alone dur...
05:48, 06/10/2019

‘Save the world’ from climate change; UN chief echoes Pacific Islands’ ‘rallying cry'  Further inaction on climate change is “simply not an option”, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said on Wednesday in an opinion piece where he called for “rapid and deep change in how we do business, generate power, build cities and f...
13:32, 05/29/2019

Echoes of Jaws as Cape Cod learns to live with rise of the great white shark A booming seal population is drawing the apex predator to the Massachusetts peninsula where contact with humans followsWhen beachgoers arrive at Cahoon Hollow Beach in Wellfleet on Massachusetts’ Cape Cod peninsula, the first thing they see is a larg...
01:00, 06/18/2019

Trump's agenda hampered by troubling number of lower court injunctions, Barr says Attorney General William Barr on Tuesday said he has noticed a troubling trend of nationwide injunctions issued by lower courts that have taken their toll on President Trump’s agenda and threaten the political process for future administrations. ...
01:48, 05/22/2019

Border agency knew of troubling Facebook posts in 2016: acting secretary U.S. Department of Homeland Security officials knew in 2016 about a private Facebook group where border agents posted racist and misogynistic comments, acting DHS Secretary Kevin McAleenan said on Sunday....
08:48, 07/07/2019

In Troubling Experiment, UK University To Monitor Students' Social Media To Prevent Suicide A university in the UK announced that it will surveil student social media posts, among other data, to try and determine whether they are suicidal. The project is part of a pilot program and will reportedly be deployed across all British institutions...
20:32, 06/05/2019

The troubling overlap between Jared Kushner's business interests and US foreign policy | Mohamad Bazzi A congressional inquiry has raised the possibility that Kushner supported a blockade of a US ally as payback because it would not fund his family’s businessIn May 2017, two of Donald Trump’s senior advisers, Jared Kushner and Steve Bannon, met for a ...
07:32, 07/08/2019

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

Former Hillary Clinton aide: 'Deeply troubling' that Biden supports the Hyde Amendment on abortion funding Jess McIntosh, former adviser to Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, decried former Vice President Joe Biden's "deeply troubling" support for a law that blocks federal funding for abortions. ...
12:16, 06/05/2019

Dallas courthouse shooter’s disturbing Facebook posts paint troubling picture as search for motive continues A disturbing picture emerged Tuesday of 22-year-old Dallas shooter Brian Isaack Clyde, with the Army veteran's social media posts providing a glimpse into the man who -- for some reason -- opened fire with a rifle outside of a federal courthouse yest...
11:16, 06/18/2019

Saved by the Bell - The Surprising History of Safety Coffins Modern medicine is full of wonders and lifesaving, revolutionary methods - many of which are taken for granted.  ...
15:00, 07/18/2019

Misfits’ deal with clothing maker Outerstuff isn’t just about its esports teams Misfits Gaming's recent deal with clothing maker Outerstuff is about more than making gear for its teams -- it's about expanding the esports apparel market.Read More...
15:16, 07/18/2019

'Come on man, what's that about?': Cummings assails DHS chief over border facility conditions House Oversight Chairman Elijah Cummings ripped into the acting head of Homeland Security Thursday, upbraiding Kevin McAleenan over the conditions of detention facilities for migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border. The Maryland Democrat got emotional whi...
15:16, 07/18/2019

State court suit over 'no-call' can proceed against NFL A Louisiana judge is allowing a lawsuit to proceed against the NFL over the blown playoff "no-call" that led to the Rams beating the Saints and advancing to the 2019 Super Bowl       ...
15:16, 07/18/2019

| Middendorp admits pre-season has been 'challenging' Kaizer Chiefs coach Ernst Middendorp has declared himself content with the club's pre-season but admits their preparations have been disrupted by the absence of key players....
15:16, 07/18/2019

Harper, Hoskins rally Phillies past Dodgers with 4-run 7th Harper ties game with RBI single, Hoskins rips 2-RBI single in 7th inning to rally Philadelphia Phillies to 7-6 win over Los Angeles Dodgers       ...
15:32, 07/18/2019

Adorable New Species of Flying Squirrel Discovered in China A newly described species of flying squirrel is teaching researchers more about these enigmatic, tree-hopping rodents, but its threatened status means scientists will have to act fast.Read more......
15:32, 07/18/2019

GOP vote on Trump's 'go back' comments was an effort to absolve him — and themselves — on racism They also voted to absolve themselves, their party and the voters who elected them – like the ones Trump inspired to chant "send her back" at a rally Wednesday in North Carolina....
15:48, 07/18/2019

WATCH: US brings home soldier remains from WWII battle 76 years later Flag-draped caskets believed to contain the recovered remains of more than 20 service members were carried off of an Air Force cargo plane Wednesday in Hawaii....
15:48, 07/18/2019

Shkreli stays in jail; Infamous ex-pharma CEO quickly loses appeal Enlarge / Martin Shkreli, former chief executive officer of Turing Pharmaceuticals AG, center, listens while his attorney Benjamin Brafman, right, speaks to members of the media outside federal court in the Brooklyn borough of New York, US, on Friday...
15:48, 07/18/2019

Tom Cruise Takes to the Skies in First Trailer for Top Gun: Maverick Tom Cruise showed up at Paramount Pictures' San Diego Comic-Con 2019 panel at the very end to release the first trailer for his next movie Top Gun: Maverick, the sequel that takes place 34 years after......
15:48, 07/18/2019

Paul Singer retreats on price of yet another buyout bid Yet another bold buyout engineered by Paul Singer is in danger of fizzling. The hard-charging billionaire’s activist hedge fund Elliott Management has slashed the price of its takeover bid for energy company QEP Resources, throwing the $2 billion dea...
16:00, 07/18/2019

U.S. lawmakers urge Trump to sanction Turkey Republican and Democratic U.S. lawmakers pressed President Donald Trump on Thursday to impose sanctions on Turkey over its purchase of a Russian missile defense system, saying he should follow a law mandating penalties for doing business with Russia'...
16:00, 07/18/2019

House Speaker Pelosi to meet with Representative Ocasio-Cortez next week House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will meet on July 25 with U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a freshman lawmaker who has clashed with Republican President Donald Trump and her own Democratic leadership, a Pelosi aide said on Thursday....
16:00, 07/18/2019

‘They Are Human Beings’: Homeland Security Faulted for Treatment of Migrant Children Lawmakers grilled the acting homeland security secretary on Thursday over the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” policy and offensive social media posts by border agents....
16:16, 07/18/2019

Comic-Con 2019 is here! See all the stars, from Tom Cruise to Jessica Chastain It's Comic-Con time! Stars flocked to the annual convention's famous Hall H to show off their latest projects in San Diego.        ...
16:16, 07/18/2019

'Top Gun: Maverick' first trailer soars at Comic-Con Tom Cruise surprises Hall H at San Diego Comic-Con as the "Top Gun: Maverick" official trailer soars at the fan conference.        ...
16:16, 07/18/2019

Luann de Lesseps Reveals Her The Real Housewives of New York City Season 11 Regrets It's been a hell of a year for Luann de Lesseps on The Real Housewives of New York City. Luann, who started filming season 11 after a second stint in rehab, found success with her cabaret......
16:32, 07/18/2019

ERAPSCO awarded $1.04 billion U.S. defense contract: Pentagon ERAPSCO, a joint venture between Sparton Corp and a subsidiary of Ultra Electronics, was awarded a $1.041 billion U.S. defense contract on Thursday to produce air-launched, expendable sonobuoys used in anti-submarine warfare, the Pentagon said....
16:32, 07/18/2019

Boeing 737 Max Troubles Add Up: $8 Billion and Counting The company, which had already announced $1 billion in costs from the jet’s grounding after two crashes, added $5.6 billion to compensate airlines and $1.7 billion due to a production slowdown....
16:48, 07/18/2019

Bank of America CEO on the importance of digital banking: 'The numbers are just rolling' Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan tells Jim Cramer about how mobile banking is attracting millennials customers coming off of the bank's latest earnings report....
17:00, 07/18/2019

Thatgamecompany’s Sky: Children of the Light launches on iOS Thatgamecompany the award-winning studio behind the memorable PlayStation 3 game Journey, has launched its long-awaited Sky: Children of the Light.Read More...
17:16, 07/18/2019

Canada Earmarks $690 Million to Settle Claims of Sexual Misconduct in Military The proposed settlement also commits the country’s military to improve its complaints process and to create a forum for victims to share their experiences with the military’s top brass....
17:16, 07/18/2019

Jurassic fossil suggests early mammal ancestors swallowed like modern mammals The discovery of the 165-million-year-old remains of a shrew-like animal, Microdocodon gracilis, suggests some of the earliest ancestors of modern mammals chewed before they swallowed, too....
17:16, 07/18/2019

British Open 2019: Round 2 tee times, pairings, TV, streaming The first round of the 2019 British Open wasn't pretty, but there's still much golf to be played. Here's the info you need for TV and streaming       ...
17:32, 07/18/2019

Three American Children Were Detained for 12 Hours at Chicago O'Hare Airport Today Three American children and their adult Mexican cousin were held by immigration authorities at Chicago O’Hare Airport for 12 hours today, according to WBEZ....
17:32, 07/18/2019

Heat waves forces Saratoga to cancel horse racing on Saturday They’re too hot to trot. The New York Racing Association announced Thursday it was canceling all heats scheduled at the Saratoga Race Course for Saturday — citing boiling temperatures forecast for the weekend. It’s the first time in 13 years ho...
18:00, 07/18/2019

Judge gives reputed Bonanno boss stiff sentence for racketeering Sometimes it really sucks being the captain — especially in the mafia. Joseph “Joe Valet” Sabella, a Bonanno capo who pleaded guilty to racketeering conspiracy, has been sentenced to more than seven years in federal prison after a judge said h...
18:00, 07/18/2019

Sixth MS-13 member busted in murder of alleged snitch Carlos Rivas-Majano A reputed MS-13 gang member was arraigned on a murder charge Thursday, making him the sixth and final member of the notorious gang busted in the 2017 machete slaying of a suspected snitch on Long Island. Luis Alejandro Varela, 21 — nicknamed &#...
18:00, 07/18/2019

Sex offender busted for rubbing genitals against woman on subway A subway pervert was arrested for rubbing his genitals on a woman during a packed ride between Brooklyn and Manhattan after his victim identified him on surveillance video, cops said Thursday. The 32-year-old woman was on the 4/5 subway in Atlantic T...
18:00, 07/18/2019

Slasher locks door, attacks man in Lower East Side barbershop A maniac walked into a Lower East Side barbershop Thursday, locked the door behind him and began slashing a man sitting in a barber chair, police said. The events unfolded at First Choice Barbers on Stanton Street at around 11:15 a.m. A good Samarita...
18:00, 07/18/2019

Woman busted with loaded gun on way into Brooklyn Criminal Court A 22-year-old woman was busted Thursday morning for trying to enter Brooklyn Criminal Court with a loaded gun and ammunition — just one week after the NYPD’s chief of department blasted the DA for going soft on weapons cases. Keithia Lampkin, 2...
18:00, 07/18/2019

Man reached into parked car, fondled sleeping Brooklyn woman: cops A stranger fondled a woman as she slept in the passenger seat of a parked car in Brooklyn, police said. The 32-year-old victim was sleeping in a car parked at 83rd Street and Fourth Avenue in Bay Ridge around 12:45 a.m. July 5 when the man approached...
18:00, 07/18/2019

U.S. House passes $15 minimum wage bill — now faces Republican-led Senate Even though the bill has little chance of passing the Republican-led Senate, or being signed into law by U.S. President Donald Trump, the outcome pushes the phased-in rate to the forefront as the new standard....
18:16, 07/18/2019

Your eyeballs are not ready for the horrors within the Cats trailer Behold...a cinematic adaptation of one of the most dizzyingly atrocious musicals of all time. Tremble...at the very famous people transformed, via some Cronenbergian VFX wizardry, into animals of the feline persuasion. Bear witness...to the horrors o...
18:16, 07/18/2019

HBO didn't help Gwendoline Christie get her Emmy nomination, so she just did it herself At this point, everybody should know not to bet against Ser Brienne Of Tarth (though the same can’t be said for Captain Phasma), and yet when it came time to submit actors for Emmy consideration, HBO only fronted the money for the core Game Of Throne...
18:16, 07/18/2019

Tan France, bless his heart, makes over Pete Davidson on the new Dressing Funny Tan France had his work cut out for him on the latest episode of Dressing Funny, which found the Queer Eye luminary making over Pete Davidson. France worked on Mulaney earlier in the series, which was as entertaining as you’d imagine, and also styled...
18:16, 07/18/2019

Area 51 whistleblower Bob Lazar says don't storm base: "No aliens or alien technology located there" As we’ve previously stated, there aren’t aliens in Area 51. We can all agree that they lived there once, playing ping-pong and watching Happy Days from their secret alien lounge. But our space friends have long since departed their old home—a fact t...
18:16, 07/18/2019

Gas explosion in New Zealand's Christchurch injures several people New Zealand emergency services evacuated residents near what they said was a suspected gas explosion in the South Island city of Christchurch on Friday that left a house on fire and several people injured....
18:16, 07/18/2019

Iran floats offer on nuclear inspections; U.S. skeptical Iran on Thursday signaled a willingness to engage in diplomacy to defuse tensions with the United States with a modest offer on its nuclear program that met immediate skepticism in Washington....
18:16, 07/18/2019

Brazil government to detail stimulus package on July 24 Brazil's government is expected to detail its plans to release funds from the workers' severance fund, known as FGTS, on July 24, the presidential chief of staff Onyx Lorenzoni said on Thursday....
18:16, 07/18/2019

Philadelphia to fire 13 police officers after series of racist, discriminatory Facebook posts Examples included posts with the words “Death to Islam,” referring to blacks as “thugs,” and homophobic memes that referenced violence.        ...
18:32, 07/18/2019

A California man was found guilty of aggravated mayhem this week. He ripped out eyeball of his wife's lover A California man was found guilty on Wednesday of ripping out another man's eyeball and attempting to pull out the other one, prosecutors said.        ...
18:32, 07/18/2019

Women are now seen as equally intelligent as men, study finds Women are now considered as competent as men, but still more sensitive and less ambitious, according to new research on gender stereotypes.        ...
18:32, 07/18/2019

A gas station clerk told Latino shoppers 'ICE will come' to get them. He lost his job A video shows a Mobil gas station clerk in Naperville, Illinois, questioning the citizenship of Latino customers, warning them that "ICE will come."        ...
18:32, 07/18/2019

UK's new PM must take 5G decision on Huawei urgently: committee The new prime minister must take a decision on whether to include China's Huawei in Britain's 5G telecoms network urgently as the ongoing debate is damaging international relations, a powerful committee of UK lawmakers said on Friday....
18:48, 07/18/2019

$5 Trillion Economy "Isn't Coming Out Of Heaven," Says Pranab Mukherjee Former president Pranab Mukherjee said that the foundations of modern India were laid by our founders who firmly believed in a planned economy, as opposed to today, when the Planning Commission has......
19:00, 07/18/2019

10 Crores Earmarked For Manohar Parrikar Memorial: Goa Chief Minister Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said on Thursday that Rs 10 crore had been set aside for the construction of a memorial dedicated to former Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar....
19:00, 07/18/2019

The latest hazard for Instagram influencers is a toxic ‘lake’ in Spain Mount Neme in Galicia draws droves of tourists each year because of its sparkling blue water reservoirs. But it is a actually an abandoned quarry connected to a Tungsten mine, used during World War II....
19:00, 07/18/2019

Number of US overdose deaths appears to be falling The CDC has posted data showing nearly 68,000 drug overdose deaths were reported last year. The number may go up as more investigations are completed, but the agency expects the tally will end up below 69,000....
19:00, 07/18/2019

Oscar Mayer’s Wienermobile will be available for rent on Airbnb Unlike the famous jingle, you can’t be one — but now you can be in one. “Relish a stay in the real Oscar Mayer Wienermobile,” reads an Airbnb ad for stays in the iconic vehicle. “For one night only, you can have the opportunit...
19:00, 07/18/2019

Anime fans, artists react in horror to deadly fire at Kyoto Animation studio Anime artists and fans lamented a deadly fire at Japan's Kyoto Animation, known as a progressive shop that treated artists well and hired more women as directors and writers than other studios....
19:16, 07/18/2019

Behind the scenes at Matchroom Boxing Anthony Leaver tells Matt Christie how he became Matchroom Boxing’s Head of Media and outlines the highs and lows of working for one of the biggest promoters in the world The post Behind the scenes at Matchroom Boxing appeared first on Boxing News....
19:48, 07/18/2019

Kurt Walker: ‘It was unbelievable. It was my major breakthrough’ Irish bantamweight Kurt Walker is delighted with his triumph at Minsk 2019 The post Kurt Walker: ‘It was unbelievable. It was my major breakthrough’ appeared first on Boxing News....
19:48, 07/18/2019

Japan says Seoul must fix wartime labor issue that violates international law Seoul must take swift steps to resolve a dispute over the issue of compensation for wartime forced labor, Japan's Foreign Minister Taro Kono told South Korea's ambassador on Friday, adding that the situation violated international law....
20:00, 07/18/2019

The Best And Worst Of This Year's Dolores Park Hill Bomb For the third year running, hundreds of skateboarders descended on San Francisco’s Dolores Park last Thursday and gleefully threw themselves down one of the most famous hills in the city at reckless speeds. Some take the crowded Mission District hill...
20:00, 07/18/2019

Here's A Risky But Perfect Tweener Wimbledon is over, but grass court tennis isn’t, even if the experience is not so finely curated. World No. 83 Alexander Bublik is playing at Newport this week. Earlier this year he earned the honor (or curse) of becoming one of Nick Kyrgios’s favori...
20:00, 07/18/2019

The Biggest Thing Holding Back Women's Soccer Is The Same Old Thing PORTLAND, Ore. — The crowd decked out in red and black sways between elation and disappointment as the seconds tick away. Voices rise when the hometown Portland Thorns take possession of the ball, and heavy sighs spread through the crowd of close to ...
20:00, 07/18/2019

GTA Online 5 Casino SCREENSHOTS: Next Grand Theft Auto DLC revealed in over 30 images GTA Online players will finally be able to experience the Diamond Casino & Resort when it launches July 23. For now, here's 30 images giving you your best look yet at Rockstar's new GTA 5 add on....
20:00, 07/18/2019

Trump falsely claims he tried to stop ‘Send her back!’ chants about Rep. Ilhan Omar Trump was the first to say Omar should go back to her country. At the rally, he waited 13 seconds for the chants to die down. Then he kept talking about Omar....
20:00, 07/18/2019

Berry Gordy's long-awaited Motown documentary set for Showtime premiere Billed as the definitive Motown documentary, the film features rare footage and performances to tell the story of the Detroit-born label and its impact.        ...
20:16, 07/18/2019

Andrew Scheer promises to review new Canada Food Guide if elected Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer is facing criticism from nutrition experts today after he pledged to review the new Canada Food Guide should the Tories win power this fall....
20:16, 07/18/2019

Rich Greenfield, other BTIG analysts launch new firm Richard Greenfield and other key analysts on BTIG’s technology, media and telecommunications team have formed a breakaway shop but will continue to partner with the financial services firm they’ve served for nearly a decade. Noted BTIG analysts Walte...
20:48, 07/18/2019

Turn your drone into a flying flamethrower with this $1,500 attachment Growing up in the 90s, the idea of a radio controlled aircraft that spits flames was merely a source of doodles on times table worksheets in school, the sort of thing you wish existed, but were fairly certain you’d never see. As an adult, it seems I’...
21:00, 07/18/2019

AI fails to recognize these nature images 98% of the time You can’t fool all the people all the time, but a new dataset of untouched nature photos seems to confuse state-of-the-art computer vision models all but two-percent of the time. AI just isn’t very good at understanding what it sees, unlike humans wh...
21:00, 07/18/2019

How Encores! gives new life to fading Broadway musicals After 20 years, Jack Viertel is giving up the job that everyone who loves musical theater covets: producing Encores! at City Center. As I shouldn’t have to remind my readers, Encores! presents concert versions of musicals that, for one reason or anot...
21:00, 07/18/2019

David Crosby on kicking drugs in prison: ‘S - - tty way to do it’ Considering his drug addiction, prison stint and health issues — diabetes, a couple heart attacks and a liver transplant necessitated from hepatitis C — David Crosby should have been a long time gone. He’s as surprised as anyone that he’s still alive...
21:00, 07/18/2019

Could Beyoncé finally win coveted Oscar with ‘Lion King’ song? Even in 2002, Beyoncé knew what she wanted. And it had nothing to do with music. Back then, she was just a 20-year-old singer best known for her work with Destiny’s Child and had yet to release a solo album. She was set to make her theatrical-film de...
21:00, 07/18/2019

Sally Field, Linda Ronstadt, ‘Sesame Street’ among 2019 Kennedy Center honorees Sally Field, Linda Ronstadt, “Sesame Street,” conductor Michael Tilson Thomas and R&B veterans Earth, Wind and Fire have been selected as the 2019 Kennedy Center Honorees. The kudos will be handed out Dec. 8 at the Kennedy Center Opera House in Washi...
21:00, 07/18/2019

Adam Gase has no excuse not to deliver Jets glory As training camp approaches next week, Post NFL columnist Steve Serby looks at the biggest characters in the world of the Jets and Giants. The Jets’ dream of course, is Adam Gase showing up in his second crack at head coach as Sean McVay. It is proba...
21:16, 07/18/2019

Graeme McDowell kicks golf bag in weird British Open showing PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland — The hair on the back of Graeme McDowell’s neck was raised from the first tee until four holes remained in Thursday’s British Open first round. The native of Portrush, who received a thunderous ovation on the first tee and...
21:16, 07/18/2019

Phil Mickelson’s diet of no help in sluggish British Open start PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland — Apparently, neither the diet nor the exotic coffee blend worked for Phil Mickelson on Thursday as he struggled to a disappointing 5-over 76 in the first round of the British Open at Royal Portrush. Mickelson, before the t...
21:16, 07/18/2019

Another German, Urshela Yankees-led win begs big question This has more to do with Domingo German and Gio Urshela than the injured Luis Severino and Miguel Andujar. Would the Yankees have a comfortable lead in the AL East if Severino was in the rotation and Andujar at third base instead of German starting e...
21:16, 07/18/2019

Watch: Deer tick removed from Kentucky man's eyeball A Kentucky man who experienced irritation in his eye went to an optometrist and was shocked to learn the cause -- a deer tick latched onto his eyeball....
21:32, 07/18/2019

Google to plug Chrome loophole that exposes Incognito status to sites In Google’s latest blog post, the tech giant has promised to put and end to a loophole in its Chrome web browser that compromised its users' privacy when using its ‘Incognito’ private browsing mode.Currently, websites are ab...
21:32, 07/18/2019

Yingying Zhang killing: US man jailed for life for rape and murder of Chinese scholar Brendt Christensen has never revealed the whereabouts of Yingying Zhang, whom he raped and then decapitated in IllinoisA former doctoral student has been spared the death penalty and sentenced to life in prison in Illinois for kidnapping and killing ...
21:32, 07/18/2019

NYC Triathlon canceled as scorching temps expected to hit city Organizers of the annual New York City triathlon said Thursday that the race scheduled for this weekend is canceled because of the near-100 degree temps expected in the city on race day. The triathlon — which would have featured nearly 4,000 athletes...
21:32, 07/18/2019

William Saliba decides to join Arsenal instead of rivals Tottenham Hotspur Saint-Etienne defender set to be first major summer signingSpurs made late effort to hijack €30m (£27m) transferThe young St-Étienne centre-back William Saliba has decided to join Arsenal despite a late attempt by Tottenham to sign the France Under-2...
21:32, 07/18/2019

Tiger Woods struggles with old enemies of weather and bad back | Sean Ingle Winner at Augusta in April admitted his body is struggling with the legacy of all his back surgery as he signed for a seven-over 78 on the first day of the Open at Royal Portrush“It’s just the way it is,” said Tiger Woods softly. “And it’s just the w...
21:32, 07/18/2019

U.S. Military Returns to Saudi Arabia in Response to Iran The Pentagon is sending hundreds of troops to Saudi Arabia as part of a buildup to counter potential threats from Iran and its allies, U.S. officials said, marking a U.S. return to the kingdom after its 2003 withdrawal....
21:32, 07/18/2019

US-China officials discuss trade, Mnuchin suggests possible in-person talks "Right now we're having principal-level calls and to the extent that it makes sense for us to set up in-person meetings, I would anticipate that we would be doing that," U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told Reuters....
21:48, 07/18/2019

UK's new leader must urgently decide on including Huawei in 5G network, lawmakers say The new prime minister must take a decision on whether to include China's Huawei in Britain's 5G telecoms network urgently as the ongoing debate is damaging international relations, a powerful committee of UK lawmakers said on Friday....
21:48, 07/18/2019

'Titans' crew member killed in special effects test: DC Universe TV show 'heartbroken' The "Titans" TV show is heartbroken following the death of special effects coordinator Warner Appleby in a tragic special effects test.        ...
22:00, 07/18/2019

Mystery surrounds Dennis' decision to abandon Tour de France "Rohan Dennis went AWOL for over an hour after abandoning the Tour de France and his Bahrain Merida team management had no explanation about the Australian\u0027s withdrawal on Thursday."...
22:00, 07/18/2019

Anniversay Games: Ones to watch, pick of the events, full schedule "It\u0027s that time of the year again when the world\u0027s best athletes compete in the latest round of the Diamond League series at the London Stadium."...
22:00, 07/18/2019

| Iran drone shot down | Australia, NZ PMs meet: WATCH the top world news videos for today US warship destroyed Iranian drone, says Trump | Morrison says meeting with Ardern was positive - lists things they didn't speak about; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
22:00, 07/18/2019

|PrinceHarry,DenzelWashingtonandOrlandoBloom-9placesinCapeTownyou'relikelytorunintocelebrities South Africa has established itself as a prime destination for international film productions, making Cape Town a prime location for celebrity spotting....
22:16, 07/18/2019

PRESS DIGEST-New York Times business news - July 19 The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
22:16, 07/18/2019

FOCUS-Expiring US solar subsidy spurs rush for panels America’s biggest solar power developers are stockpiling panels to lock in a 30% federal tax credit set to start phasing out next year, a strategy that could backfire if projects do not materialize or panel prices slide substantially....
22:16, 07/18/2019

UPDATE 1-GM's mid-engine Corvettes roar onstage to take on Europeans General Motors Co unveiled on Thursday its newly designed mid-engine 2020 Corvette in a splashy tribute to its emblematic sports car, even as the No. 1 U.S. automaker faces mounting pressures in a sluggish and uncertain global sales environment....
22:16, 07/18/2019

U.S. airline group says it had a 'productive meeting' with Trump on Qatar A U.S. airline industry group said it had a "productive" meeting on Thursday with President Donald Trump, who "shares our concerns" about accusations that subsidies by Qatar and the United Arab Emirates are costing jobs in the United States....
22:16, 07/18/2019

How Trump's businesses are booming with lobbyists, donors and governments The president has refused to sever ties with his hotels, golf courses and condos – raising conflict of interest and corruption concernsFrom Florida to New York to Scotland and many other places, Donald Trump’s business empire has attracted a growing ...
22:48, 07/18/2019

Bangladesh prepares to move Rohingya to island at risk of floods and cyclones Foreign minister defends controversial proposal as ‘only solution’ despite misgivings of human rights campaignersThe first Rohingya refugees could be relocated to an island in the next few months under controversial plans drawn up by the Bangladesh g...
22:48, 07/18/2019

Target unveils wheelchair-friendly Halloween costumes Kids with disabilities can now get special Halloween costumes at this retail giant. Target’s Hyde and Eek! Boutique on Thursday unveiled two costumes that children who use wheelchairs can easily wear to take part in the holiday fun, CNN reporte...
22:48, 07/18/2019

Women doctors skip conferences because of family responsibilities (Reuters Health) - Female cancer experts are more likely than their male colleagues to skip scientific meetings that could offer networking opportunities and a chance to catch up with the latest developments in their field, a new study finds....
23:00, 07/18/2019

Night shifts, long hours linked to miscarriages and preterm births (Reuters Health) - Pregnant women who work nights or long hours may be more likely to have a miscarriage or preterm delivery than mothers with day jobs, a research review suggests....
23:00, 07/18/2019

Utah boy showcases ‘Ice Cold Beer’ sign at root beer stand A boy in Utah used a clever marketing tool at his neighborhood soda stand by making a sign that read “Ice Cold Beer” with “root” above the word beer in tiny print. Some residents called police on 11-year-old Seth Parker for hawking the “beer&#...
23:00, 07/18/2019

Trump to nominate son of late Justice Antonin Scalia for Labor secretary President Trump said Thursday that he plans to nominate the son of late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia to be the next Labor secretary. Trump said on Twitter that he will tap Eugene Scalia — a partner at the law firm Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher — to...
23:00, 07/18/2019

Chevy breaks the mold with faster, more sophisticated 2020 Corvette Stingray The radically re-engineered 2020 Corvette Stingray is faster, more sophisticated and luxurious than any 'Vette before it.       ...
23:00, 07/18/2019

Should books include credits like films? Books are generally presented as the work of one person, but almost 60 others worked on mine. But will readers care enough to read about them?We writers lead a necessarily solitary life – at least, that’s what we like to think. Though the act of writ...
23:16, 07/18/2019

New sampling system unveiled to test storm water in Pima County PIMA COUNTY, Ariz. — The Pima Department of Environmental Quality has a new system that helps detect what is in the water after monsoon storms. The Monsoon can cause heavy downpours and flooding, which could wash whatever is on the ground into ...
23:32, 07/18/2019

California city removes all gendered language like ‘manholes’ from city code NBC NEWS – Berkeley, California is doing away with “manholes” — kind of. The city with a long history of progressivism is moving forward with a plan to remove all gendered language from its city code. Soon, Berkeley will formally re...
23:32, 07/18/2019

Iran Counters US Claim Of "Destroying" Drone, Says "No Information" Tensions in the Gulf region mounted Thursday as US President Donald Trump said an American naval vessel shot down an Iranian drone that threatened the ship as it was entering the Strait of Hormuz....
23:32, 07/18/2019

|SAhasitsworkcutouttosavemining-IRR An excerpt from the think tank’s report argues that the recovery of the mining industry is possible, but that the industry needs “significant reforms” to achieve this....
23:32, 07/18/2019

|IndependentMedia:Wedidn'tdeliberatelyinflatecirculationfigures The Audit Bureau of Circulations of South Africa has amended its report on newspaper circulations for the period between Q1 2017 to Q2 2018 to accurately reflect Independent Media's circulation figures. Fin24 unpacks why its important these figures a...
23:32, 07/18/2019

Ex-BC women’s basketball coach Cathy Inglese ‘fighting for her life’ Former Boston College women’s basketball coach Cathy Inglese is “fighting for her life” after suffering a traumatic brain injury during an accidental fall this week, according to friends and family. “I am asking all family, friends ...
23:48, 07/18/2019

"Let Your Thoughts Be Heard": PM Invites Suggestions For August 15 Speech Prime Minister Narendra Modi has invited suggestions from people across the country for his Independence Day speech on the Narendra Modi or "NaMo" app....
00:16, 07/19/2019

'Ambulance Carrying Father's Body Stopped For Amarnath Pilgrims': Officer A senior Jammu and Kashmir government officer has alleged that he was held up for hours in an ambulance with his father's body on the Srinagar-Jammu national highway because of traffic restrictions......
00:16, 07/19/2019

Nat King Cole’s Early Years Are Getting the Archival Treatment Resonance Records is set to release a nearly-200-song anthology of music, which will be the first complete collection of Cole’s pre-Capitol recordings....
00:16, 07/19/2019

Chicago Police Board fires 4 officers for alleged cover-up of fatal shooting of black teenager The Chicago Police Board voted to fire a sergeant and three officers for their alleged roles in covering up the 2014 fatal police shooting of a black teenager....
00:32, 07/19/2019

FDNY firefighter Richard Driscoll becomes 200th to die of 9/11-related illness New York City Fire Department firefighter Richard Driscoll became the 200th member of the department to die of illness related to the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, the FDNY said Thursday....
00:32, 07/19/2019

Two killings symbolize reach of Kashmir conflict as death toll surges More than 300 people died in the Kashmir region claimed by India and Pakistan in the first half of the year, according to previously unreported data - one of the deadliest periods in the disputed territory's recent history....
00:48, 07/19/2019

South African soldiers deployed in Cape Town to help fight gangs South African soldiers were deployed to gang-ridden Cape Town suburbs on Thursday to help quell escalating violence that has killed hundreds this year and that officials have likened to a war zone, a Reuters cameraman and community activists said....
00:48, 07/19/2019

Vietnam says preserved corpse of Ho Chi Minh in great condition The embalmed corpse of Vietnam's founding leader, Ho Chi Minh, is in great condition, state media said on Friday, a month after the government recruited a team of Russian experts to help preserve the former revolutionary's body....
00:48, 07/19/2019

Japan, South Korea dispute over history, trade deepens as man dies of immolation Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono summoned and admonished South Korea's ambassador on Friday in a deepening diplomatic dispute over compensation for Korean wartime forced labor that threatens global supply of memory chips and display screens....
00:48, 07/19/2019

What a failed Iran deal would mean for oil prices and military tensions Regional stability, oil prices and potential for war will all depend on what Iran does with its nuclear program in the event of the deal's termination....
00:48, 07/19/2019

South Korean Dies After Self-Immolation at Japanese Embassy in Seoul Anti-Japanese sentiment in South Korea has often led to dramatic protests in front of the embassy. The two countries are currently locked in a bitter trade dispute....
01:16, 07/19/2019

Switzerland's wine festival – in pictures The Swiss town of Vevey has staged a once-in-a-generation celebration of its winemakers, with fancy dress, alpine horns, cows and dancers kicking off a festival that dates back to the 18th century. The three-week Fête des Vignerons, which began in 17...
01:16, 07/19/2019

Bumgarner shines, Giants top Mets in 16 for 6th in a row Madison Bumgarner pitched nine superb innings but had nothing to show for it aside from an ovation of sheer appreciation, and the San Francisco Giants rallied past the New York Mets on Donovan Solano's 16th-inning RBI single for a 3-2 win  ...
01:32, 07/19/2019

Ebobisse scores in 83rd, Timbers tie Orlando City 1-1 Jeremy Ebobisse scored on a header in the 83rd minute soon after subbing in to give the Portland Timbers a 1-1 tie with Orlando City       ...
01:32, 07/19/2019

Dem socialist Julia Salazar allegedly dipped into trust fund during state senate campaign: report Julia Salazar — the Brooklyn state senator who has been called out for falsely painting herself as a working-class immigrant — was living off a trust fund while mounting her socialist-themed campaign, new campaign finance disclosures reveal....
01:48, 07/19/2019

Coinbase quietly kills its loss-making cryptocurrency investment packages Further to shutting down its cryptocurrency index fund, Coinbase has seemingly closed its “Bundle” now too. According to an update on its FAQ page, spotted by The Block, Coinbase Bundles “have been deprecated,” with all assets in the bundle being “re...
01:48, 07/19/2019

Boone tossed after rant: My guys are savages Yankees manager Aaron Boone went on a profane rant Thursday after rookie umpire Brennan Miller called Brett Gardner out on strikes in the second inning of a doubleheader opener against Tampa Bay....
01:48, 07/19/2019

Boeing takes $4.9 billion charge for prolonged grounding of 737 MAX planes Boeing Co said on Thursday it would take an after-tax charge of $4.9 billion in the second quarter on estimated disruptions from the prolonged grounding of its lucrative 737 MAX passenger jets after two deadly crashes....
02:00, 07/19/2019

Aston Martin's biggest investor offers to buy another 3% stake The biggest investor in Aston Martin offered on Friday to buy another 3% stake in the luxury carmaker, whose shares have slumped since listing last year....
02:00, 07/19/2019

Budweiser Brewer to Sell Australian Unit to Japan's Asahi Anheuser-Busch InBev agreed to sell its Australian unit to Asahi for $11.3 billion, including debt, as it pushes forward with an effort to sell assets and pare debt after pulling an initial public offering of its Asia-Pacific businesses....
02:00, 07/19/2019

From 'manholes' to 'maintenance holes': Berkeley votes to replace gender-specific words Associated Press Berkeley City Council members unanimously voted this week to replace gender-specific words in the city code with gender-neutral terms. The San Francisco Bay Area city is known for its long history of progressive politics and "first ...
02:32, 07/19/2019

New Jersey judge resigns after controversial ruling in sexual assault case, saying the teen accused of rape came from a 'good family' Shutterstock James Troiano, who served as a family court judge in New Jersey, resigned from the bench after showing leniency to a 16-year-old boy accused of rape in a 2018 ruling, because he comes from a "good family." The case involved the teen, wh...
02:32, 07/19/2019

From Netflix's big flub to Microsoft's cloud attack: Here's the roundup of takeaways and insights from tech’s Q2 earnings reports (MSFT, NFLX) The tech industry's second quarter earning season kicked off in mid-July, with Netflix first out of the gate with its results. Over a period of several weeks all the leading tech companies, from Facebook to Google, will provide closely-watched update...
02:32, 07/19/2019

Taiwan open to granting Hong Kong protesters asylum Taiwan's government has said it would provide assistance to Hong Kong protesters on humanitarian grounds. The pledge risks straining the already tense relationship between Taipei and Beijing....
02:32, 07/19/2019

UPDATE 1-Debt-laden AB InBev agrees sale of Australian unit to Asahi Anheuser-Busch InBev, the world's largest brewer, has agreed to sell its Australian operations to Japan's Asahi and is interested in reviving the stalled flotation of its Asian business....
02:32, 07/19/2019

Japan shares jump as Fed signals month-end rate cut, chip sector lead gains Japanese stocks rebounded solidly on Friday from the previous day's tumble, as riskier assets got a lift after a senior Federal Reserve official bolstered expectation of a U.S. rate cut later this month, with the semiconductor sector leading the gain...
02:32, 07/19/2019

"Don't Do Marketing Of Bengal": Lok Sabha Speaker To Trinamool Lawmaker Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla today asked a leader of the Trinamool Congress not to do "marketing" of West Bengal after he spoke about a health scheme of the state government in the House....
02:48, 07/19/2019

Anniversary Games: Ones to watch, pick of the events, full schedule "It\u0027s that time of the year again when the world\u0027s best athletes compete in the latest round of the Diamond League series at the London Stadium."...
02:48, 07/19/2019

CFMoto Bikes Launch Highlights: Price, Features, Images, Specifications Chinese motorcycle manufacturer CFMoto will kick start its India innings today and we are live at the event to bring you all the information about the bikes that will be offered by the company....
02:48, 07/19/2019

Hot weather could force EDF to halt output at Golfech nuclear plant French utility EDF may have to shut down electricity generation at its 2,600 megawatt (MW) Golfech nuclear power plant in the south of France from Tuesday July 23 because of high temperatures forecast on the Garonne river....
02:48, 07/19/2019

Bangladesh rivers break their banks, forcing 400,000 to flee homes Rain-swollen rivers in Bangladesh broke through at least four embankments, submerging dozens of villages and doubling the number of people fleeing their homes overnight to 400,000 in one of the worst floods in recent years, officials said on Friday....
02:48, 07/19/2019

Homeland Security chief says family separations at U.S. border are down Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan said fewer than 1,000 children have been separated from families out of 450,000 family groups that have crossed the border since October....
03:00, 07/19/2019

We shouldn’t colonize Mars without knowing if aliens were there before us Transforming the red planet to support life has long been a dream of science fiction. Mars is now too cold to support life. Its atmosphere is also too thin to protect any living organisms from harmful radiation. But a new study suggests that local co...
04:00, 07/19/2019

Trump says US Navy destroyed Iranian drone in 'defensive action'; Iran denies it Iran on Friday denied President Donald Trump's assertion that the U.S. Navy has destroyed one of its drones, saying all of its unmanned planes were safe....
04:00, 07/19/2019

Lily Allen: ‘The book I wish I’d written? Harry Potter, for obvious reasons' The singer and memoirist on the appeal of Enid Blyton, Russell Brand, and why George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four is overratedThe book I am currently readingConversations with Friends by Sally Rooney. I haven’t finished it yet, but I really like the...
04:16, 07/19/2019

| Dressel has sights set on rival Chalmers at Gwangju Caeleb Dressel says he's not aiming to top the seven world titles he bagged two years ago, but is focused on overcoming rival Kyle Chalmers in the 100m freestyle....
04:16, 07/19/2019

Watch a behind-the-scenes look at 'Terminator: Dark Fate' Paramount Pictures has released a Terminator: Dark Fate featurette at San Diego Comic-Con, showing an inside look at the making of what people are calling the true sequel to Terminator 2. While the franchise spawned three movies since the iconic flic...
04:32, 07/19/2019

Tesla opens Vegas V3 Supercharger station powered by solar and battery Tesla is opening a V3 Supercharger station right on the Las Vegas Strip. The automaker released a video today with more details about its newest charging site, located next to the LINQ hotel's High Roller ferris wheel. Drivers can take advantage...
04:32, 07/19/2019

Chrome update will stop sites from checking for Incognito Mode Chrome's Incognito Mode hasn't been working as well as promised lately -- some sites now check for private browsing and insist that you sign in before you can read an article. Google sees that as a flaw, though, and intends to set things r...
04:32, 07/19/2019

A sheriff's office in Colorado will use Galaxy S9s as body cameras Deputies in the Kit Carson County Sheriff's Office in Burlington, Colorado, will soon wear Samsung Galaxy S9 smartphones on their vests. The phones will serve as body cameras and will run on AT&T's LTE-based FirstNet public safety platf...
04:32, 07/19/2019

Barsys $1,500 robot bartender promises cocktails with AI precision The "Keurig of cocktails" concept isn't exactly new, but that's not stopping companies like Barsys from perfecting the robotic bartender. Next week, Barsys is launching its robotic cocktail mixer 2.0. Like the original, the next iteration o...
04:32, 07/19/2019

BritBox is putting BBC and ITV shows behind a paywall – and people aren't happy BritBox is approaching. Over two years after the streaming service launched in the US and Canada – largely as a way to export quality British TV overseas – BritBox is coming back home, with a UK launch coming at the tail-end of 2019.Muc...
04:32, 07/19/2019

AMD admits its Radeon RX 5700 series price cuts were a trap for Nvidia The fight between AMD and Nvidia for graphics card dominance is certainly getting heated, with AMD admitting that it has weaponized price cuts in a bid to get Nvidia to over-price its graphics cards.You may remember that the AMD Radeon RX 5700 and Ra...
04:32, 07/19/2019

Get the still amazing Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus for just $237.99 today Need a new phone fast and don't like the look of the budget options out there but really don't want to spend $1000 on the latest flagship? What if we could tell you that you could get one of TechRadar's favorite flagship phones from no...
04:32, 07/19/2019

Britons urged to help record influx of painted lady butterflies High numbers have reached UK in past six weeks and many of their offspring will emerge during Big Butterfly CountWildlife lovers are being urged to help record the greatest influx of painted lady butterflies for a decade as part of the world’s larges...
04:32, 07/19/2019

Talking Horses: does horse racing really face an 'existential threat'? The sport is in a ‘dangerous moment’ according to a former betting executive and the 2005 Gambling Act is a chief factorThe internal combustion engine, powered flight, electricity, universal suffrage and two world wars are just a few of the transform...
04:33, 07/19/2019

|FromAppletoBoeing,watchthesebellwethersforsignsoftarifftrouble Most American companies will report second-quarter results in the coming weeks, giving us the first chance to hear directly from a wide variety of businesses since the US and China agreed to resume trade talks....
04:33, 07/19/2019

Microsoft brightens Wall St. mood as rate cut hopes rise U.S. stock futures inched higher on Friday as strong results for Microsoft's cloud business fed into a bullish mood following signs from New York Fed President John Williams that the U.S. central bank was set to cut interest rates this month....
04:48, 07/19/2019

BlackRock second-quarter profit misses estimates BlackRock Inc , the world's largest asset manager, missed analysts' estimates for quarterly profit on Friday, as investment advisory and securities lending revenue fell and costs rose....
04:48, 07/19/2019

Amazon is spending big to retrain employees – and so should you | Gene Marks While small firms can’t afford the $700m Amazon is spending, they can send workers to conferences and workshops to acquire skills – and get a tax benefitAmazon has been getting a lot of bad press lately, with workers protesting conditions and wages a...
04:48, 07/19/2019

Troy Brown Jr. is still just 19 but working to be a leader for the Wizards In his second NBA Summer League, Brown pulled players together for huddles and shared encouragement with the new guys, including the Wizards’ latest lottery pick, Rui Hachimura....
05:00, 07/19/2019

After up-and-down first season under Scott Frost, Nebraska expected to contend in Big Ten In 2018, the Cornhuskers lost their first six games before a respectable showing in the second half of the season. This year, there's pressure to be good from the start....
05:00, 07/19/2019

ESPN’s Dan Le Batard rips President Trump, derides network’s no-politics policy “There’s a racial division in this country that’s being instigated by the president, and we here at ESPN haven’t had the stomach for that fight," Le Batard said Thursday on his daily radio show....
05:00, 07/19/2019

WHO says investigators conclude Ebola victim did not enter Rwanda A Congolese woman who may have spread the deadly Ebola virus in Uganda did not go to Rwanda or the Congolese city of Goma while contagious, the World Health Organization said on Friday....
05:16, 07/19/2019

Blessed be the fruit! 'Handmaid's Tale' stars Bradley Whitford, Amy Landecker are hitched With a nod to "The Handmaid's Tale," Amy Landecker announced on Instagram that she is "of Bradley," elopement style.        ...
05:32, 07/19/2019

AT $7,900, Would You Give This 2013 Fiat 500 an E for Effort? Today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe Fiat 500e has the dubious distinction of representing a model with the highest depreciation of any electric car sold in the U.S.. Let’s see if that bad rap can be parlayed into what could be considered a shockingly go...
05:32, 07/19/2019

Democrats plan to focus on obstruction while questioning Robert Mueller Mueller laid out several episodes in which Trump tried to influence his investigation and wrote that he could not exonerate the president on obstruction of justice....
05:32, 07/19/2019

Privy Councillors 'could urge Queen not to let Boris Johnson suspend Commons' A plan for dozens of Privy Councillors to lay siege to Downing Street is being considered as a way of stopping Boris Johnson suspending Parliament to force through a no-deal Brexit....
05:32, 07/19/2019

UK eco-activists banned from using boats in street protests Climate-change activists Extinction Rebellion have been banned from using their trademark boats in the last of a series of Summer protests on Friday....
05:48, 07/19/2019

Greece: Strong earthquake strikes northwest of Athens A 5.0 magnitude earthquake has struck Greece, northwest of the capital. A seismologist appealed for calm but warned residents to be prepared for afterschocks....
05:48, 07/19/2019

Italian-Canadian police operation targets 'ndrangheta mafia clan Police in Canada and Italy have arrested at least 23 suspected members of the 'ndrangheta mafia, in a joint operation. The 'ndrangheta, little known in Canada, had set up operations near Toronto....
05:48, 07/19/2019

Cubans seek to revive little-known tango legacy Cuba may be known now for upbeat salsa, but long before that genre even emerged its Afro beats fed into the melancholic Argentine tango which was widely popular on the Caribbean's largest island....
05:48, 07/19/2019

Haas seeking a "solution" to stop Formula 1 drivers clashing Haas Formula 1 boss Gunther Steiner says he must come up with a "solution" to his clashing drivers because team instructions are not getting through to them...
06:00, 07/19/2019

How to kickstart a sneaker collection: buy 99 of world's rarest in one go Canadian investor Miles Nadal splurged $850,000 at Sotheby’s to snap up their entire auction of sought-after trainersSome sneakerheads spend their entire lives painstakingly assembling the perfect collection. Others, like Miles Nadal, have a more dir...
06:32, 07/19/2019

Trump wants to run against the Squad. Democrats must stay united | Lloyd Green The president is borrowing a strategy from the 1988 election. But this time, the opposition is fighting backRight now, Donald Trump would be expected to run on peace and prosperity. But he’s not. Instead, he’s gunning to further shred the social fabr...
06:32, 07/19/2019

‘Welcome home, Ilhan!’: supporters greet Ilhan Omar as she arrives in home state – video The US representative Ilhan Omar is welcomed with cheers and support as she returns to Minnesota on Thursday after days of inflammatory attacks by Donald Trump. At the airport, supporters shouted their backing of the Somalian-born lawmaker. Meanwhile...
06:32, 07/19/2019

U.S. House Democrats to focus Mueller testimony on Trump's conduct When former U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller appears in Congress on Wednesday, House Democrats will try to focus his testimony on clear examples of conduct by President Donald Trump that would lead to criminal charges against any other American....
06:32, 07/19/2019

REFILE-US STOCKS-Microsoft brightens Wall St mood as rate cut hopes rise U.S. stock futures inched higher on Friday as strong results for Microsoft's cloud business fed into a bullish mood following signs from New York Fed President John Williams that the U.S. central bank was set to cut interest rates this month....
06:48, 07/19/2019

Brazil's Banco Inter launches $285 mln share offering - filing Brazilian digital lender Banco Inter SA has officially launched a 1.06 billion reais ($285 million) share offering to raise capital, according to a securities filing on Friday....
06:48, 07/19/2019

Train how to earn $100K a year as an ethical hacker with this $15 course With average salaries ranging into six figures in many areas, a certified professional who knows how to find computer system vulnerabilities and protect them is all but guaranteed a healthy living these days. Join the ranks of the cyber defenders wit...
06:48, 07/19/2019

Missing hiker Barbara Thomas’ husband swears innocence after failing lie detector The husband of an Arizona woman who vanished during a hike in a California desert last week said that authorities consider him the prime suspect in her disappearance, but insisted on his innocence — despite flunking a lie detector test, according to ...
07:16, 07/19/2019

AirAsia Pilot Suspended For Wrongly Transmitting "Hijack Code": Report Aviation regulator DGCA Friday suspended an AirAsia India pilot for a period of three months for erroneously transmitting the ''hijack code'' to the Air Traffic Services during a Delhi-Srinagar flight......
07:16, 07/19/2019

Nepal Can Reap Huge Benefits From India's Economic Growth: Indian Envoy Nepal can reap huge benefits from the steady economic growth of India, which is poised to be a $5 trillion economy by 2025, Indian Ambassador to Nepal Manjeev Singh Puri has said....
07:16, 07/19/2019

Bill To Amend Right to Information Act Introduced In Lok Sabha A bill which seeks to take away the stature of information commissioners from equivalent of election commissioners and give the Centre the power to set their salaries and service conditions was......
07:16, 07/19/2019

"40-50 Crore Bribe To Lure Lawmakers," HD Kumaraswamy Blasts BJP As the Karnataka political crisis deepens, Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy has today launched stinging allegations against the BJP of bribing Congress and Janata Dal (Secular) lawmakers to "bring down......
07:16, 07/19/2019

Tiger Woods hints health, 'Father Time', is an issue after first round struggles at The Open: 'Just the way it's going to be' The Masters champion, a three-time winner on the links courses of the only major in Europe, shot a 7-over 78 on Thursday, his highest first-round score at the tournament and third-highest opening at any of the four biggest events in golf....
07:32, 07/19/2019

Huddersfield reveal their actual kit after sponsor hoax "Huddersfield Town have released their actual home kit for the upcoming season – admitting their bookmaker sash was a hoax to promote a new initiative."...
07:32, 07/19/2019

UPDATE 2-Shareholders in Brazilian reinsurer IRB raise $2 bln in offering The Brazilian government and state-controlled insurance company BB Seguros raised 7.4 billion reais ($1.99 billion) in a share offering by reinsurer IRB Brasil Resseguros SA, the company said on Friday....
07:32, 07/19/2019

CANADA STOCKS-TSX gains on Fed rate cut hopes, energy gains Canada's main stock index rose on Friday, buoyed by rising bets of a U.S. interest rate cut this month and gains in energy stocks due to higher crude prices....
07:32, 07/19/2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St opens higher after Microsoft's beat, rate cut euphoria U.S. stocks opened higher on Friday as solid results from Microsoft lifted technology shares and added to market optimism after New York Fed President John Williams boosted hopes that the central bank was set to cut interest rates this month....
07:32, 07/19/2019

4 Chicago cops fired for allegedly covering up fatal shooting of black teen Laquan McDonald Four Chicago police officers were fired for allegedly covering up the fatal shooting of black teenager Laquan McDonald by officer Jason Van Dyke.        ...
07:48, 07/19/2019

Critics of Philippines' Duterte Hit Back at Sedition Accusations Opposition politicians in the Philippines vowed not to back down in the face of what they call political persecution: a police complaint accusing a broad swath of them—including the vice president—of sedition and libel....
07:48, 07/19/2019

With little fanfare, Fleetwood puts himself in the frame Two years ago, at Royal Birkdale, Tommy Fleetwood was the talk of the town -- the in-form, local hero primed to make a push for his first major championship win....
07:48, 07/19/2019

Remember flip phones? These cellphones and smartphones no longer exist 24/7 Tempo looked at media reports, product reviews, sales data and company websites to identify popular mobile phones that have been discontinued.       ...
07:48, 07/19/2019

From baby boomers to Gen X: America's retirement crisis by the numbers Thousands of Americans are at risk of going broke in retirement, and it's going to get worse, a Northwestern Mutual Planning & Progress survey says.       ...
07:48, 07/19/2019

Boxers with pockets? Men's underwear gets more functional features New Dutch-made boxer briefs called Pockies are headed to the U.S. They have pockets, so you can keep your keys and phone handy at home or if you head out.       ...
07:48, 07/19/2019

Red wine could protect astronauts flying to Mars A chemical in red wine known as resveratrol could prevent astronauts' muscles becoming weak in the reduced gravity environment on Mars, a new study as found....
07:48, 07/19/2019

Fed rate cut bets buoy stocks, dollar steadies Global stocks rose on Friday as investors firmed up bets on a U.S. interest rate cut at the end of July after a speech by a top Federal Reserve official further cemented expectations for one, fuelling appetite for risky assets and capping the dollar....
08:00, 07/19/2019

Dear White People promises the "same title, new spin" in third season trailer Dear White People’s stellar second season wrapped up more than two years ago, so we’re delighted that the Netflix comedy about the realities of living as a person of color on a predominantly white Ivy League school is only a few weeks from returning....
08:16, 07/19/2019

Will you please just go draw a penis at DoNotDrawAPenis.com? Back in 2016, Google launched an AI experiment called Quick, Draw! that guessed what users were doodling in real-time. The game listed an item to draw and you’d doodle it as the neural network would digitally shout answers to try and correctly guess ...
08:16, 07/19/2019

Tiger Woods’ British Open run ends with a whimper Tiger Woods’ British Open looks like it will end early. Woods shot a 6-over 148 over the first two rounds, most of the damage coming on Thursday when his score was an abysmal 78. With the projected cut currently moving between 1 and 2-over, Woo...
08:16, 07/19/2019

Jets facing familiar problem with Quinnen Williams It looks like the Jets, for the second consecutive year, will not have their top draft pick on the scene when their rookies report for training camp. Quinnen Williams, the defensive lineman from Alabama expected to make an immediate and profound impa...
08:16, 07/19/2019

Moderate Democratic Governors Are Worried About All the Wrong Things It is a day that ends in ‘y’, so we have another article about how Democrats are flubbing 2020 by not doing exactly what Hillary Clinton did in 2016, which, as we all know, worked....
08:32, 07/19/2019

Magnitude-5.3 Earthquake in Greece Causes Athenians to Run Into the Streets (ATHENS, Greece) — A strong earthquake hit Friday near the Greek capital of Athens, causing residents to run into the streets in fear and firefighters to check for people trapped in elevators. The Athens Institute of Geodynamics gave the earthq...
08:48, 07/19/2019

Carnival rides injure two in separate incidents at Illinois fairs A woman was injured when she fell from a malfunctioning roller-coaster at an Illinois carnival this week -- and about 45 minutes away, a child was hurt by falling debris when two carnival rides collided, according to new reports....
08:48, 07/19/2019

New video shows Apple’s design for the upcoming iPhone 11 series New video shows Apple’s iPhone 11 design Just two months separate us from the next iPhone launch, but we already have a pretty good idea of what to expect from the iPhone 11 series thanks to a garden variety of leaks. From insiders’ resea...
08:48, 07/19/2019

Google will close a Chrome ‘loophole’ that tells sites you’re in incognito mode Google is about to improve your internet browsing privacy with the help of a new Chrome update that’s meant to prevent websites from detecting your incognito sessions. The “loophole” fix will roll out at the end of July and will hav...
08:48, 07/19/2019

Ohio congresswoman says lack of financial literacy could be a problem for Facebook Libra users Rep. Joyce Beatty, D-Ohio, grilled Facebook's David Marcus, asking about the steps he will take to educate the 1.7 million unbanked people Libra plans to reach....
09:00, 07/19/2019

Pulisic happy with Chelsea tune-up despite defeat by Kawasaki Frontale Frank Lampard’s side beaten by late Damiao header‘I’m happy. They were a very good opponent,’ says PulisicBrazilian striker Damiao consigned Chelsea to a 1-0 defeat in Japan as J-League side Kawasaki Frontale claimed a famous pre-season scalp. The su...
09:16, 07/19/2019

We're not well after watching "Sick Song," the latest from the "Johny Johny Yes Papa" monsters The Billion Surprise Toys (BST) video of “Johny Johny Yes Papa” is a uniquely horrifying creation. Though it seems to have been wiped from the internet except in small, memed-up instances and BST-approved variations, it lingers on in cultural memory ...
09:16, 07/19/2019

The best personal EVs for any commute My commute isn't too bad. I have to walk a mile or so to the metro, ride it for about 25 minutes, and then it's a short walk from the station to the office. Driving would be exponentially more annoying (traffic) and costly (there's a $...
09:16, 07/19/2019

Cheap SIM only deal bargain: 2GB data for £5/pm for the first 3 months We all love a good bargain, and a new SIM only deal from a lesser-known name in the world of SIMO is offering just that. Dropping the cheapest Sim only deal on the market, this special offer from Smarty is a must grab for any bargain hunter out there...
09:16, 07/19/2019

Which Credit Card Networks Offer Travel Insurance Benefits? Travel insurance is one of the most overlooked benefits of many credit cards. We’re so focused on earning rewards and avoiding foreign transaction fees (worthy efforts, yes), that sometimes we don’t even realize that the same credit card could make l...
09:16, 07/19/2019

How Do I Scan Old Film Negatives? We’re going old-school with this week’s Tech 911 column—Lifehacker’s weekly Q&A where we solve your quirky technological issues. While plenty of people now use their smartphones as their default camera of choice, some still enjoy a trusty point-a...
09:16, 07/19/2019

Gibraltar court OKs government request to continue detaining Iran tanker The Gibraltar government has successfully renewed the detention of an Iranian supertanker for another 30 days, under suspicion that it violated European Union sanctions....
09:32, 07/19/2019

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale: Best items and biggest savings The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale 2019 is here. The pre-season sale — offering discounts on fall items before they’re officially available — is also the department store’s biggest, with deals on beauty, mens and women’s fashion, home g...
09:32, 07/19/2019

UPDATE 4-Schlumberger names new CEO as North American business faces softer demand Oilfield firm Schlumberger NV on Friday named Chief Operating Officer Olivier Le Peuch as its chief executive as the company looks to shore up its world-leading position in oil and gas technology services....
09:48, 07/19/2019

Fed's Bullard sees cryptocurrencies shifting U.S. financial system Cryptocurrencies are changing the U.S. currency system in ways that may facilitate illegal activity and instability in prices, St. Louis Federal Reserve President James Bullard said on Friday....
09:48, 07/19/2019

Two top fixed-income portfolio managers exit Eaton Vance Bond fund managers Kathleen Gaffney and Henry Peabody left Eaton Vance Corp at the end of June and have been replaced by existing members of the firm's fixed-income team, a spokeswoman told Reuters....
09:48, 07/19/2019

Serena Williams Tops the 4th Annual Sports Illustrated Fashionable 50 Is it just us, or is Serena Williams everywhere as of late? Just last week, we were in awe of the tennis phenom in all her unretouched golden glory on the cover of Harper’s Bazaar, and now she’s once again killing the game, covering Sports Illustrate...
09:48, 07/19/2019

Rand Paul Offers Actual Journalist a Deranged Journalism Lesson Sen. Rand Paul, alleged “aqua buddha” worshiper and avowed liberty-defender, has some Very Serious Thoughts about journalism, which he helpfully shared with Jeevan Vittal—an actual professional journalist—during a painfully uncomfortable stroll throu...
10:00, 07/19/2019

Oculus clarifies VR app return policy, allowing 5 refunds over 30 days There's an important but ambiguous caveat to Oculus' return policy, which seemingly allowed any app to be returned if used for less than two hours.Read More...
10:16, 07/19/2019

'Clueless' turns 24! What have the film's teens been up to since high school? Since its premiere in 1995, "Clueless" has become a teen cult favorite. Here's what the stars have been up to since their onscreen high school days.        ...
10:16, 07/19/2019

Families at forefront for Hall of Fame inductions Families will be at the forefront for the Pro Football Hall of Fame's induction ceremonies next month. Four of the eight members of the class of 2019 will have relatives present them for induction: Kevin Mawae, Johnny Robinson, Ed Reed and Tony....
10:32, 07/19/2019

Buffalo Bills sign safety Coleman after Rafael Bush retires The Buffalo Bills have signed safety Kurt Coleman to replace Rafael Bush after the player unexpectedly announced his retirement less than a week before the start of training camp       ...
10:32, 07/19/2019

Hulu in August: What's available to stream, from 'A Simple Favor' to 'Star Trek' Hulu is offering up original documentaries, 'Star Trek' movies and 'A Simple Favor' in its list of titles coming to the streaming service in August.        ...
10:32, 07/19/2019

'I will never hear my father's voice': Ilya Kaminsky on deafness and escaping the Soviet Union Until his family migrated to the US when he was 16, the Ukrainian-born poet lived without sound. He discusses his family’s persecution and his first collection in a decadeIlya Kaminsky has only published two poetry collections in 15 years, but his se...
10:32, 07/19/2019

The pioneering female photographer Ida Wyman – in pictures The US documentarian has died aged 93. A member of the influential Photo League cooperative in New York, she believed that ‘photos could be used to effect change’. At a time when few women pursued a career in the industry, she worked on photo essays ...
10:32, 07/19/2019

American Inventiveness Strikes Again With Digital Fur Technology A bit from Jerry Seinfeld mocks scientists dedicating years to the development of seedless watermelon. He would have a field day with the innovation behind the real-life movie adaptation of “Cats.”...
10:48, 07/19/2019

England cricketer Stokes nominated for New Zealander of the Year England all-rounder Ben Stokes has been nominated for New Zealander of the Year - despite helping his team defeat the Black Caps in the cricket World Cup final....
10:48, 07/19/2019

Trump says Britain's Johnson would do 'great job' as prime minister U.S. President Trump said on Friday he was looking forward to working with Boris Johnson, the front-runner to be Britain's next prime minister, and believes Johnson will work out Brexit....
10:48, 07/19/2019

Trump says will not use U.S. debt ceiling to negotiate spending deal with Congress President Donald Trump said on Friday he could not imagine using the United States' debt ceiling as a tool to negotiate a spending deal with lawmakers in Congress, saying the government's credit rating was sacred....
10:48, 07/19/2019

Michael Chabon Floats the Idea of Picard Seeing Some Very Old Friends The new Jay & Silent Bob recruits a daughter of Krypton. Neil Gaiman shuts down talk of a live-action Coraline. A familiar face returns for Supergirl’s next season. Plus, up close with Stephen Amell’s final Arrow costume update, an almighty dino-...
10:48, 07/19/2019

No, Joe Biden's healthcare plan won't let you keep your private insurance This week, Joe Biden released his healthcare plan. The proposal aims to "protect and build on Obamacare," most notably by creating a public option, which would allow anyone to buy into a government-sponsored plan....
10:48, 07/19/2019

Judge allows short-term plans advanced by Trump administration, dealing blow to Obamacare supporters A federal judge ruled Friday that the Trump administration may allow the sale of short-term health insurance plans, less costly alternatives to Obamacare that do not cover pre-existing illnesses....
10:48, 07/19/2019

Zimbabwe: Droughts leave millions food insecure, UN food agency scales up assistance  Severe drought has rendered more than a third of rural households in Zimbabwe – or around 3.5 million people – dangerously food insecure, the UN World Food Programme (WFP) revealed on Friday. ...
11:00, 07/19/2019

The lesson of Ivanka Trump’s latest reported intervention with her father One of the longest-running themes of the Trump presidency is Ivanka Trump getting credit for stopping her father's problematic behavior — without ever uttering a word publicly....
11:00, 07/19/2019

75 Years After World War II Theft, a Painting Returns to Italy Italy successfully pressed the heirs of a German soldier who had stolen a painting to give it back, with a little help from diplomats and social media....
11:16, 07/19/2019

Why Have Novels About Royalty Stormed the Y.A. Best-Seller Lists? Ruthless and treacherous, the characters in these books may be kings, queens and pawns, but they act a lot like the people at a teenager’s lunch table....
11:16, 07/19/2019

How to be a maker series 2: The complete list of everything you need Our second 10-part electronics series is for making devices to connect with the great outdoors. Here’s the stuff you will need to communicate with plants, pests and BBQs ...
11:16, 07/19/2019

5 years after Florida law professor Dan Markel was gunned down, journey to justice continues Tracking a silver Prius would lead investigators to shocking revelations of alleged Miami hit men and murder-for-hire plot that stunned Tallahassee.        ...
11:16, 07/19/2019

Redesigned C8 Corvette Stingray ditches manual transmission: The stick shift is dying General Motors said the redesigned Corvette Stingray will eliminate the manual transmission, putting the stick shift one step closer to the grave.       ...
11:32, 07/19/2019

DOJ announces release of 3,100 inmates as part of criminal reform push The Department of Justice announced Friday that 3,100 federal inmates are being released as part of the criminal justice reform bill President Trump signed into law last year....
11:32, 07/19/2019

UK lawmakers threaten to drag Queen Elizabeth into Brexit chaos Senior members of the United Kingdom's ruling Conservative party are so concerned about the country leaving the European Union without a deal that they are planning to go over the new Prime Minister's head and appeal directly to the Queen....
11:32, 07/19/2019

Trump renews attacks on Democratic congresswoman Omar Somali-born U.S. congresswoman Ilhan Omar is "lucky to be where she is," President Donald Trump said on Friday, pressing on with attacks on four minority women Democratic U.S. representatives he has said should "go back" to where they came from....
12:00, 07/19/2019

Daddy Yankee joins chorus of Puerto Rican celebrities calling for governor's resignation Univision's Premios Juventud award show Thursday turned into a platform for celebrities to call for the resignation of the embattled governor of Puerto Rico....
12:00, 07/19/2019

Iran's Revolutionary Guard report capture of UK tanker Iran's Revolutionary Guard said they have seized a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz for allegedly violating international laws. The UK government said it was "urgently seeking further information."...
12:00, 07/19/2019

Russian suspect in tainted oil scandal seeks asylum in Lithuania After huge amounts of Russian crude oil were found to be tainted, Russian authorities detained several suspects over the scandal. Roman Ruzhechko, the man charged with the alleged conspiracy, sought refuge in Lithuania....
12:00, 07/19/2019

Gottfried Keller at 200: An enduring literary legacy Revealing the suffering of the "bourgeois outsider," the Swiss poet and novelist is considered one of the 19th century's great European literati whose works are highly relevant today....
12:00, 07/19/2019

Bundesliga: RB Leipzig want Timo Werner decision before season starts RB Leipzig have signed a talented French midfielder from PSG but Julian Nagelsmann's side are still fighting to keep hold of Timo Werner. Keep up with all of the Bundesliga moves right here!...
12:00, 07/19/2019

Two Afghans Among 5 Arrested In Delhi With Heroin Worth Rs 600 Crore Five persons, including two Afghan nationals, were arrested and heroin worth about Rs 600 crore in the international market was seized from them, police said Friday....
12:00, 07/19/2019

Thomas: Incredible Alaphilippe the favourite – he’ll win if he keeps it up "Geraint Thomas has conceded Julian Alaphilippe is “certainly the favourite” for Tour de France glory after the Frenchman extended his lead by winning Stage 13."...
12:16, 07/19/2019

Score an Upgrade by Obsessively Checking Seats Before a Flight One of the best tips I can give any flyer who doesn’t want to pay stupid fees for the slight extra legroom of “premium” seating is this: check your seat assignment constantly....
12:16, 07/19/2019

How to Survive a Long Airport Delay Last week, hundreds of flights at New York’s LaGuardia Airport were delayed or canceled because of thunderstorms in the area; inbound flights landed nearly four hours past their scheduled arrival times. And while we’d like to think delays are a rare ...
12:16, 07/19/2019

How Much Do Planes Actually Get Cleaned in Between Flights? It’s usually best, in any situation where you end up with your finger touching your eye or grazing your lips, to not think of where it’s been. That goes double when taking any form of public transit, where your hands touch the places all the other ha...
12:16, 07/19/2019

Quickly Thaw Frozen Food Using These Techniques If you’ve ever found yourself in a position where you need to defrost some chicken thighs ASAP, you’ve probably wondered which thawing method is best and also quickest. Well, you’re in luck—because that’s exactly what we’re about to tell you....
12:16, 07/19/2019

Soak Up the Sun (and the Savings) With This 100W Solar Panel Sale They say solar power is getting cheaper and cheaper, and Amazon’s hastening the trend with today’s sale. This 100W panel from Renogy is ideal for RVs, boats, golf carts, tool sheds, or any other smallish application, has great reviews, and is only $8...
12:16, 07/19/2019

Trump praises 'incredible' crowd who chanted 'send her back' at Ilhan Omar – live President abandons disavowal of racist chants aimed at the congresswoman, saying ‘she’s lucky to be where she is’Sign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 8.23pm BST Republican Senators Ted Cruz of Texas and Bill Cassidy of Louisiana have...
12:32, 07/19/2019

Iran claims to have seized British oil tanker in strait of Hormuz UK government urgently seeking information after Stena Impero veered into Iranian watersIran’s Revolutionary Guards claimed on Friday evening to have seized a British oil tanker, the Stena Impero, which suddenly veered off course and headed into Iran...
12:32, 07/19/2019

Boeing Max 737: airlines delay plane's return until November Southwest, American and United Airlines all put back return date for troubled jetThe swift return of Boeing’s 737 Max aircraft to the skies was put further in doubt this week with airlines signalling that they do not hope to operate the plane any tim...
12:32, 07/19/2019

I’m 34 and still a virgin. What’s wrong with me? More reality, less fantasy, will help you understand who you are and what you really want, says Annalisa BarbieriI am a 34-year-old virgin. This wouldn’t be such a big issue were it not for the inevitability of heartbreak. Every now and then, I fall ...
12:32, 07/19/2019

Buffalo hunt: can flea markets reveal the soul of a city? The illustrated city: artist Ariel Aberg-Riger pieces together the history of New York state’s second largest city via second-hand postcards, pottery and tchotchkes Continue reading......
12:32, 07/19/2019

All the Lyrics You Need to Know From Beyoncé's The Lion King: The Gift Album On Thursday night, Beyoncé dropped her anticipated The Lion King: The Gift album, which is described as a "love letter to Africa." She produced and curated the compilation......
12:32, 07/19/2019

Trump says Boris Johnson would fix Brexit as Britain’s prime minister President Trump on Friday lavished praise on Boris Johnson, the leading contender to replace Theresa May as Britain’s prime minister. “I like him. I like Boris Johnson. I spoke to him yesterday. I think he’s going to do a great job. I think we’re goi...
12:32, 07/19/2019

Thousands of federal inmates to be released under criminal justice overhaul Nearly 3,100 federal inmates will be released from prisons nationwide Friday under the first major milestone of the First Step Act. Deputy Attorney General Jeffrey A. Rosen said the en masse release is possible because inmates’ sentences were lighten...
12:32, 07/19/2019

The Army’s Failure to Train and Equip Troops in Afghanistan The recent deaths of U.S. service members in Afghanistan are part of a larger issue resulting from the Pentagon’s struggle to contend with multiple wars and new global threats at once....
12:48, 07/19/2019

Report: Roger Goodell Is A Feckless Stooge The Washington Post published a profile today of divisive NFLPA leader DeMaurice Smith, portraying him as a combative man who maybe comes off a bit too paranoid and pretentious to earn the full trust of the of the players. The most insightful parts o...
12:48, 07/19/2019

Tyreek Hill Won't Be Suspended By The NFL The NFL announced today that Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill, who was accused of breaking his three-year-old son’s arm by his fiancée, Crystal Espinal, will not be suspended for violating the league’s personal conduct policy....
12:48, 07/19/2019

Look: Alligator caught in parking lot of Pennsylvania store Police said an alligator was caught wandering in the parking lot of a Pennsylvania store -- the fourth alligator captured in the Pittsburgh area since May....
13:16, 07/19/2019

How to wear: a bodysuit | Jess Cartner-Morley Welcome back to all-in-one simplicityDepending on your vintage, you may or may not know what a body is. Or rather what a body was, back in the late 80s, when Donna Karan came up with a new concept in easy-to-wear, 24-hour, all-black chic, the foundat...
13:16, 07/19/2019

Travis Kelce: Chiefs 'extremely motivated,' Tyreek Hill 'huge piece to puzzle' Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce told UPI his team is "extremely motivated" after last season's AFC Championship loss to the New England Patriots, and Tyreek Hill is a "huge piece to the puzzle."...
13:16, 07/19/2019

In battleground Florida, Republicans shrug off Trump's tweet 'kerfuffle' An immigrant to the United States, Suzanne Vale took no offense at Republican President Donald Trump's tweet this week telling Democratic congresswomen they are free to "go back" to their ancestral homes if America is not to their liking....
13:32, 07/19/2019

Battling flood damage? Here's why you'll have a hard time getting a tax break for it If your home and belongings were lost in a fire or in a flood, you're about to have a harder time claiming those losses on your tax return. Here's why....
13:48, 07/19/2019

UK Minister Sajid Javid Recalls "Go Back" Abuse After Trump Tweets Britain's interior minister Sajid Javid on Friday recalled being told "to go back to where I came from" as a child, condemning extremist language after comments by US President Donald Trump....
13:48, 07/19/2019

Coming Soon to a Theater Near You. Very Soon. Hollywood’s top three marketers — Walt Disney Studios, Warner Bros. and Universal Pictures — say marathon marketing campaigns no longer make sense for most movies....
14:00, 07/19/2019

Sony Xperia 1 review: Minor triumph at a massive price The Xperia 1 is Sony's latest attempt to nab a slice of the premium smartphone market. Its ultawide screen might be innovative, but is it worth $950?Read More...
14:00, 07/19/2019

Up to half of exiting CEOs don't quit. They get fired When companies announce their CEOs are leaving, they may offer any number of vague reasons. But it's rare that they'd ever say the chief executive was "fired" or explain precisely why....
14:00, 07/19/2019

Google Pixel 4 XL case render leak shows all the angles we haven’t seen before The Google Pixel 4 leaks are coming faster and faster, and there’s a new one for the larger Google Pixel 4 XL today allegedly showing the upcoming smartphone from the top, bottom and side to side – almost a complete picture of the devic...
14:16, 07/19/2019

Italy's watchdog says single network controlled by TIM would be 'backward step' A single network entity controlled by Italy's former monopoly phone group Telecom Italia (TIM) would be a "backward step", the country's communication watchdog chief Angelo Cardani said on Friday....
14:16, 07/19/2019

Judge rules in favor of Trump administration's short-term healthcare plans A federal judge in Washington, D.C., on Friday upheld the legality of the Trump administration's short-term healthcare plans, which fall outside the requirements of the Affordable Care Act....
14:16, 07/19/2019

Man climbs onto plane wing before takeoff at Nigeria airport An Azman Air plane had been waiting for clearance to takeoff from Lagos, Nigeria, when a man climbed onto the wing.       ...
14:32, 07/19/2019

Startup Investment to Keep Soaring After Record Year Investment in closely held technology companies is set to keep rising after hitting a record last year, as more funds that have traditionally invested in public markets chase the returns being generated by startups, a new report shows....
14:32, 07/19/2019

It's Time to Find a Safe Deposit Box Alternative Safe deposit boxes are legendary for revealing items that fix problems—at least, they do in Hollywood stories. But in real life, safe deposit boxes may not be the haven for your valuables they used to be. A horrifying story from the New York Times re...
14:32, 07/19/2019

Bloodborne's atmospheric score is getting a vinyl release Bloodborne is one of the most lauded titles of the current console generation, and a key ingredient in making FromSoftware's game so memorable for so many is its delectably dark soundtrack. The atmospheric score by Ryan Amon, Tsukasa Saitoh, Mic...
14:32, 07/19/2019

Join the first ‘Harry Potter: Wizards Unite’ community day tomorrow Harry Potter: Wizards Unite has been out for one month, and makers Ninantic and WB Games are ready to kick things up a notch. Tomorrow, they're launching the game's first community day. Similar to the way community days worked in Poké...
14:32, 07/19/2019

Readers tell us why the OnePlus 6T has earned so many fans When Senior Editor Richard Lai reviewed the OnePlus 6T, new features like its distinct dewdrop notch and in-display fingerprint reader stood out to him. As the company's first offering through a US carrier and the successor to the popular OnePlu...
14:32, 07/19/2019

How NASA keeps its astronauts safe and sane in space Astronauts endure one of the most dangerous, high stakes, high stress professions on (or off) the planet -- a job matched in isolation, confinement and extremity perhaps only by arctic field scientists and ballistic missile submarine crews. Of course...
14:32, 07/19/2019

Columnist for The Athletic charged with assaulting his wife and threatening to kill her Jonah Keri, who writes and hosts a podcast for the sports news website the Athletic, was charged with assault causing bodily harm and uttering death threats....
14:48, 07/19/2019

This Is the Only Chevrolet C8 Corvette Interior Any of You Should Be Getting Now that the 2020 Chevrolet C8 Corvette is real, we can spend the next few days and weeks poring over the specs, engaging in debates and looking at pictures of it. I spent most of last night looking at the pictures and I can confidently return to you...
15:00, 07/19/2019

Lee Westwood’s British Open lucky charm has him eyeing first major win PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland — Because he’s 46 now and on the back nine of his career, Lee Westwood is no longer pestered with questions about why he’s yet to win a major championship. The fact that he’s one shot out of the lead entering this wee...
15:00, 07/19/2019

Jonah Keri arrested for making death threats, assaulting wife: police Baseball writer Jonah Keri was detained Thursday and released Friday morning for an alleged assault on his wife, per CTV News in Montreal. Keri, best known for his advocacy of returning baseball to Montreal and Tim Raines’ Hall of Fame bid, rep...
15:00, 07/19/2019

Nationals vs. Braves: Take Patrick Corbin and Washington Should I stay or should I go? Another tough spot for Mayor de Blasio this weekend. At the same time his presidential campaign heats up, the heat index in New York will be in the 105-110 degree range. With power outages expected, de Blasio surely want...
15:00, 07/19/2019

Rory McIlroy just became the ultimate British Open tease PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland — Rory McIlroy brought himself and the thousands of home fans madly cheering him on to tears after his emotional British Open second round Friday at Royal Portrush. He had just shot a 6-under 65 — matching the low round of ...
15:00, 07/19/2019

Mike Minor ‘pissed off’ over the never-ending trade rumors As baseball’s trade deadline nears, trade rumors circulate with more frequency. That’s the last thing Rangers ace Mike Minor wants. “I feel like ever since I signed it’s been a topic,” Minor told the Star-Telegram. “It’s almost like I sig...
15:00, 07/19/2019

Jets have an important Leonard Williams call to make As the Jets get close to training camp, I am examining the roster and giving you my top 25 players. Each weekday, we will reveal another person on the list, leading right into camp. I am not including rookies on this list because I do not feel it is ...
15:00, 07/19/2019

Madison Bumgarner doesn’t ‘give a s–t’ about trade rumors No one knows for sure if Thursday night was Madison Bumgarner’s last time pitching as a San Francisco Giant. But it was clear he never wanted it to end, as he pleaded with Giants manager Bruce Bochy to send him back out for the 10th inning against th...
15:00, 07/19/2019

Man punched to his death trying to break up brawl in the Bronx A man was punched to death while attempting to break up a brawl outside of a Bronx deli, police said Friday. The 57-year-old intervened in a fight on the sidewalk in front of 5 East Mt. Eden Avenue in West Concourse at 1:20 a.m., police said. Chief o...
15:00, 07/19/2019

Spence School says judge shouldn’t mete out discipline in suit over ‘racist’ student The tony Spence School says it’s not right for a judge to be making educational and disciplinary decisions that should be settled by a principal, according to their response to a suit by the family of a student who says she was unfairly labeled...
15:00, 07/19/2019

Ups, downs and big question marks will always follow Tiger Figuring him out isn't easy, and always leads to questions. Was the wincing at The Open more than everyday aches and pains? Was it a bad week in the cold? It's how things work these days with Tiger....
15:16, 07/19/2019

What makes each member of 2019 HOF class a Hall of Famer Rivera, Halladay, Mussina, Martinez, Smith, Baines: From the first unanimous selection to the latest controversial Cooperstown call, here's why each of these guys is worthy of the Hall....
15:16, 07/19/2019

The TakeOver has a plan: Teofimo Lopez is ready for three-fight journey Teofimo Lopez's biggest challenge hasn't been his opponent, but the scale. Lopez knows he can only make 135 pounds for a short while longer and wants to face Vasiliy Lomachenko before its too late....
15:16, 07/19/2019

The lost ring that turned a Georgia Southern long-snapper into a 'rock star' How a 2002 Southern Conference championship ring made its way 2,400 miles back home -- from Montana's Glacier National Park back to its absent-minded owner....
15:16, 07/19/2019

Did Dana White actually do Dos Anjos a favor by having him face Edwards? Rafael Dos Anjos is a former lightweight champion looking to find glory at welterweight. Leon Edwards, with seven straight wins, is streaking a title chance. Who will stay on course?...
15:16, 07/19/2019

Google's Stadia Controller Won't Work Support Bluetooth Headsets at Launch Googles Stadia controllers would not work with Bluetooth headsets at launch, and the users will have to plug in a set of wired headphones into the controller's 3.5mm jack....
15:16, 07/19/2019

Jeffrey Epstein's jail work release in Florida under investigation after sex contact claims A lawyer said Jeffrey Epstein, a former friend of Presidents Donald Trump and Bill Clinton, had "improper sexual contact" with at least one woman under the age of 21 in Epstein's business office during his jail work release....
15:16, 07/19/2019

Brazilian rural schools suffer from lack of connectivity Infrastructure limitations and high cost of services are among the challenges faced by educators, who often use their personal devices to support teaching activities, says study....
15:16, 07/19/2019

Thanos Nearly Decapitated 2014 Cap and Other Things We Learned From the Writers of Avengers: Endgame One might think it’s weird that two people with names you maybe never heard of had their own Hall H panel at San Diego Comic-Con 2019. But it becomes clearer when one goes over the list of movies they’ve written. Captain America: The First Avenger. C...
15:16, 07/19/2019

Audrina Patridge Granted Temporary Restraining Order Against Ex-Husband Corey Bohan More drama is brewing in regards to Audrina Patridge's personal life. E! News can confirm The Hills: New Beginnings star was granted a temporary restraining order against her......
15:32, 07/19/2019

How Much Is Your Data Worth to Tech Companies? Lawmakers Want Answers New proposed legislation by U.S. senators Mark R. Warner and Josh Hawley seeks to protect privacy by forcing tech companies to disclose the “true value” of their data to users. Specifically, companies with more than 100 million users woul...
15:32, 07/19/2019

NFL: No evidence, no suspension for Chiefs' Hill Wide receiver Tyreek Hill will not be disciplined by the NFL under the personal conduct policy and is set to rejoin the Chiefs at training camp next week....
15:32, 07/19/2019

Spacesuits have been bulky since before Apollo 11. A skintight design may change that The iconic, but bulky, spacesuit worn by Neil Armstrong hasn't drastically changed in decades. A skintight design may change that.        ...
15:48, 07/19/2019

Woman charged with setting a house on fire blamed spider A woman in Kansas City Missouri has been charged after setting a house on fire - and she says it’s because there was a spider. Veuer's Sam Berman has the full story.        ...
15:48, 07/19/2019

The Witcher's first teaser is here to take our money, please We’re not going to lie: This first teaser for Netflix’s The Witcher—released today at the end of the show’s first big Comic-Con panel—looks damn good, incorporating all the blood, intrigue, monsters, and sheer, unrepentant horniness that’s been the b...
15:48, 07/19/2019

Allow Penn Jillette to critique Hollywood's best (and worst) magicians It might be silly to believe in real-life magic, but it’d be even sillier to believe in movie magic. So, regardless of popping in to see a magician movie, one about wizards, or even biopics about real-life magicians, you should know that what you’re ...
15:48, 07/19/2019

Hollywood and the Matter-of-Fact Abortion Series and films depicting the procedure as an everyday occurrence have markedly increased, a scholar finds. Writers say they’re showing what they know....
16:00, 07/19/2019

No More Manholes in Berkeley as City Writes Gender Out of Codes Berkeley’s City Council this week voted to purge gender pronouns from its municipal code. He or she will be banished in favor of they, even if referring to one person....
16:00, 07/19/2019

Marine Corps Orders Duncan Hunter to Stop Using Emblem on Political Mailers The mailer, which attacked his opponent and other representatives as radicals and anti-Semites, had used the Marines’ Eagle, Globe and Anchor emblem....
16:00, 07/19/2019

Jada Pinkett Smith, 47, sports bikini while embracing 'hot girl summer' Jada Pinkett Smith just turned up the heat on an already hot summer, thanks to a bikini photo shared to Instagram.        ...
16:00, 07/19/2019

Southwest is giving away a Nintendo Switch to one lucky passenger every day for a month Southwest Airlines kicked off its new Lets Play Getaway sweepstakes in a pretty dramatic fashion. The deal is, every day through Aug. 13 the Dallas-based air carrier will be giving away a Nintendo Switch as well as a digital copy of Super Mario Maker...
16:16, 07/19/2019

|DivorcedestroysfinancesofAmericansover50,studiesshow There are few things more devastating than divorce. Even the very wealthy can find it financially draining, emotionally harrowing and just plain messy....
16:16, 07/19/2019

Beyoncé’s ‘Forever Mood’ and a Country Supergroup. These Are the 5 Songs of the Week to Listen to Beyoncé comes out swinging on her new The Lion King: The Gift collaborative album to go along with the Disney remake’s release, with “MOOD 4 EVA” an instant mood-booster. Some of country’s top women, including Maren Mor...
16:16, 07/19/2019

Study details differences in gene expression among male, female mammals Most of the science looking at gender among mammals has focused on physiological differences, but new research suggests many outward-facing differences -- like height and facial hair -- are rooted in gene expression....
16:48, 07/19/2019

NYC’s sexiest summer drink spots to get blitzed and chill Say this for the infernal heat and humidity: We tend to wear fewer layers, making us feel looser, less inhibited — and more likely to slip into a cool libation. Happily, New York has plenty of places to do that. Whether you’re swept off your feet by ...
17:00, 07/19/2019

What your breakfast choices say about you A study, which surveyed the preferences and behaviors of 2,000 Americans, found significant differences between those who opt for something savory to eat first thing versus those eating a sweeter breakfast....
17:00, 07/19/2019

How Jennifer Lopez, Halle Berry and other stars over 50 stay sexy On Wednesday, superstar Jennifer Lopez will add another considerable accomplishment to her list: the actor-singer-dancer is turning 50. But to look at her “Jenny From the Block”-era abs and baby-smooth skin, you’d scarcely believe that the mother-of-...
17:00, 07/19/2019

Trump renews attacks on Democratic congresswomen President Donald Trump renewed his criticism of four minority women lawmakers on Friday, saying that they had said horrible things about the United States, and defended himself from criticism over his comment that they should leave the United States ...
17:00, 07/19/2019

How to use built-in design settings to quickly format an Office document You can spend a long time formatting a Word or Excel document to get just the look you want, or you can create a custom style set and click an option. You'll choose the latter once you give it a try....
17:00, 07/19/2019

Clanton, Suwannapura team to take 5-shot lead in Midland Cydney Clanton and Jasmine Suwannapura shot a 7-under 63 in alternate-shot play to open a five-stroke lead in the Dow Great Lakes Bay Invitational, the LPGA Tour's first-year team event       ...
17:00, 07/19/2019

Algeria win the African Cup of Nations, beating Senegal 1-0 Algeria are champions of Africa thanks to an early goal and an enormous deflection. As with so many major finals, it wasn't a match to remember. But surely it was a night the Algerian squad will never forget....
17:32, 07/19/2019

Equifax nears deal to pay about $700 million to settle U.S. data breach probes: WSJ Credit reporting company Equifax Inc is close to a deal to pay around $700 million to settle data breach probes with U.S. regulators and states, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing people familiar with the matter....
17:32, 07/19/2019

White House to host meeting with tech executives on Huawei ban: sources U.S. officials including Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow will host a meeting at the White House on Monday of semiconductor and software executives to discuss the U.S. ban on Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, ...
17:32, 07/19/2019

10 incredible deals from Madewell's huge weekend sale Everybody loves Madewell but they almost never go on sale. This weekend though, you can get huge discounts during their big sale-on-sale event.       ...
17:32, 07/19/2019

| Home favourite McIlroy misses Open cut at Portrush Local hero Rory McIlroy fell just short in a thrilling bid to make the cut at the Open Championship, despite firing a six-under-par second round of 65....
17:48, 07/19/2019

Boy asks for homer, Rizzo hits slam as Cubs beat Padres 6-5 Anthony Rizzo hit a go-ahead grand slam after a 9-year-old named Mateo asked for a homer, and the Chicago Cubs beat the San Diego Padres 6-5       ...
17:48, 07/19/2019

Last Year’s Underdogs Now Have A Shot At This Year’s Call Of Duty Championship Colt “Havok” McLendon watched the 2018 Call of Duty World League Championship from home. This year, his team could go all the way to the finals....
17:48, 07/19/2019

Utah city will replace ‘dummy’ cameras at park where Mackenzie Lueck was last seen A Utah municipal council's members voted 4-3 on Tuesday to replace "dummy" cameras in the park where University of Utah student Mackenzie Lueck was last seen alive. ...
18:00, 07/19/2019

Forest fire evacuees head back home to Keewaywin and Pikangikum First Nations in Ontario Residents of two northwestern Ontario First Nations forced from their homes by forest fires will soon start heading back now that the blazes are dying down, provincial officials and community members said Friday....
18:16, 07/19/2019

De Blasio used state account he controls as campaign slush fund Strapped for cash, Mayor Bill de Blasio turned to a state political account he controls to buy plane tickets, pay rent and purchase digital advertisements for his nascent presidential campaign — potentially violating campaign finance regulations, cam...
18:16, 07/19/2019

Huawei apparently still has no viable Android alternative For months now, Huawei has been giving off some pretty, shall we say, mixed signals about what it might do should its standoff with the US become permanent and the company remains cut off from doing business with key vendors like Google. Which means,...
18:32, 07/19/2019

‘Big Little Lies’ star Denis O’Hare breaks down finale courtroom battle Big Little Lies | Sunday, 9 p.m., HBO The Perry Wright (Alexander Skarsgård) murder investigation and custody hearing of his twin sons both reach a climax on the “Big Little Lies” season finale. After tough questioning by attorney Ira Farber (Denis O...
18:32, 07/19/2019

Hetty McKinnon's noodles in ginger turmeric broth recipe Skip the mid-season slump with this warming and immune system-boosting broth filled with ginger There is always the point during any season, either winter or summer, but predominantly during the cooler months, when you start to feel sluggish or unins...
18:48, 07/19/2019

The Root's Clapback Mailbag: Racism Life Support When professor Henry Louis Gates founded The Root 11 years ago, he probably had no idea that its creation would one day become the internet’s number one source for black news (it’s not bragging if it’s true). He probably assumed he and his team were ...
19:00, 07/19/2019

First men on the moon ‘came in peace’ to UN Headquarters ‘for all mankind’ As the world remembers Saturday’s 50th anniversary of the “giant leap for mankind” made by all those involved in the pioneering Apollo 11 space programme, we take a look back at the visit made by astronauts Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, and Michael Co...
19:00, 07/19/2019

A slew of NYC subway lines were suspended ahead of the hottest weekend of the year The MTA reported that the 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 trains are all facing delays due to a network communications issue impacting service in both directions, NBC New York reports....
19:00, 07/19/2019

| 'Hell' of Japan fire that killed dozens at anime company Details emerged of the horrifying blaze that ripped through a Japanese anime firm, killing dozens including people who tried in vain to reach the roof, but the motive for the suspected arson remained unclear....
19:16, 07/19/2019

Jacob Trouba deal puts Rangers deeper into salary-cap hell Now the Rangers are officially in a bind. As expected, the club signed restricted free agent defenseman Jacob Trouba on Friday to a seven-year, $56 million deal that carries an annual salary cap hit of $8 million. That temporarily puts the Blueshirts...
19:32, 07/19/2019

Daredevil channeled inner Spider-Man to save his mom from fire The City of Brotherly Love has its own friendly neighborhood Spider-Man. A West Philadelphia resident was caught on camera Thursday scaling up — and then back down — the side of a 19-story building in an attempt to save his bedridden mother from a fi...
19:48, 07/19/2019

Creep accused of raping 4-year-old in McDonald’s bathroom MIDWEST CITY, Okla. — A 37-year-old Oklahoma man has been jailed on rape complaints after authorities said he sexually assaulted a 4-year-old girl in a bathroom at a McDonald’s play area, which the child was visiting during a day care field trip. Mid...
19:48, 07/19/2019

Wild video shows cow chased to its death in Home Depot parking lot This cow was dead meat. A wild video shows the moment a slaughterhouse employee slit an escaped cow’s throat outside a Connecticut Home Depot. Dashcam footage of the high “steaks” chase shows the employee pursuing the young cow, kil...
19:48, 07/19/2019

4 Earthquakes Hit Arunachal In 24 Hours, Highest Among Them 5.5 Magnitude Four earthquakes of 5.5, 5.6, 3.8 and 4.9 magnitudes hit Arunachal Pradesh one after another on Friday and the early hours this morning, the Meteorological Department said....
20:00, 07/19/2019

Lawmakers call for Puerto Rico's governor to step down amid widespread protests on island Congressional lawmakers are siding with Puerto Ricans calling for the Carribean island's besieged Gov. Ricardo Rosselló to resign amid days of demonstrations and confrontations between protestors and police. ...
20:16, 07/19/2019

"Patriots": Trump On Supporters Who Told Congresswoman To 'Go Back' President Donald Trump renewed his criticism of four minority women lawmakers on Friday, saying that they had said horrible things about the United States, and defended himself from criticism over his......
20:16, 07/19/2019

Lockheed Martin Gets $1.48 Billion Saudi Missile Contract: Pentagon Lockheed Martin was awarded a $1.48 billion contract to build the THAAD missile defence system for Saudi Arabia, bringing the total value of the deal to $5.36 billion, the Pentagon said on Friday....
20:16, 07/19/2019

Saudi King Approves Hosting US Troops In Bid To Boost Regional Security Saudi Arabia's King Salman approved hosting U.S. forces in the country to boost regional security and stability, the state news agency (SPA) reported on Friday....
20:16, 07/19/2019

"I Looked At Hell": Eyewitness Of Japan Anime Studio Fire That Killed 34 Details emerged Friday of the horrifying blaze that ripped through a Japanese anime firm, killing dozens including people who tried in vain to reach the roof, but the motive for the suspected arson......
20:16, 07/19/2019

This Is How Maryam Sharif Is Protesting Her Father Nawaz Sharif's Arrest Maryam Nawaz Sharif has found an unusual way to put forward her demand for the release of her father, former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif from jail....
20:16, 07/19/2019

Thank God Formula One is Ditching High Degradation Tires Oh joyous day! With the new regulations set to appear for the 2021 season of Formula One comes a new set of wheel and tire specifications. The sport is reportedly going to be switching to an 18" wheel package for all cars. With this new switch, ...
20:32, 07/19/2019

Here's A Detailed Look At The 2020 Corvette C8's Impressive Engineering The 2020 Corvette C8 is here, and by now you’ve probably seen exterior and interior photos, and read about all the performance figures. That’s great, but what you really want is to learn about the hardware, so here’s what I got from an interview with...
20:32, 07/19/2019

Brazil leader seeks greater control over cinema industry Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro says he wants a “filter” on the country’s audiovisual production, possibly limiting public funding to projects his administration deems fit...
20:32, 07/19/2019

Hungarian philosopher Agnes Heller dies at age of 90 Hungarian philosopher Agnes Heller, who was a student of Gyorgy Lukacs and later taught political theory for 25 years at the New School for Social Research in New York City, died at the age of 90 on Friday, the Hungarian Academy of Sciences said....
20:48, 07/19/2019

Govt borrowing leaps by 33% in tax year's first quarter Higher spending and debt interest payments pushed government borrowing up by a third in the first three months of the tax year, according to official figures....
20:48, 07/19/2019

Government invests £348m in local road improvements News 20 Jul, 2019 The Department for Transport is investing in two funds – worth £198m and £150m respectively – which councils can bid to access...
21:00, 07/19/2019

Pro baseball league uses AI umpire for the first time, coach gets ejected for arguing with it You’re outta here! Professional baseball‘s first AI umpire – in the form of an automated strike zone – didn’t take long to chalk up its first ejection after 1988 Cy Young winner and current pitching coach of the Atlantic League’s Highpoint Rockers, F...
21:00, 07/19/2019

Scar ('Lion King') takes on Mysterio (Spider-man): Summer's most evil movie villains, ranked "Lion King" hideous standout Scar claws his way into our definitive summer ranking of big-screen baddies. But can he knockout Thanos? Read on.        ...
21:16, 07/19/2019

Summer's most evil baddies: Our favorite new movie villains, ranked It's OK to jeer. We've already seen many magnificent malefactors, from formidable Thanos to creepy Annabelle. These are summer's best film villains.        ...
21:16, 07/19/2019

Brooklyn Museum’s ‘Pierre Cardin: Future Fashion’ is out of this world Most haute couturiers whip up gowns for galas, chic suits for high-powered meetings and tasteful cocktail dresses for ladies’ luncheons. Pierre Cardin makes clothes to wear on the moon. Those space-age threads — launched in 1964 with his Cosmos colle...
21:16, 07/19/2019

Jamie Lee Curtis announces 2 more 'Halloween' films Jamie Lee Curtis revealed on Instagram Friday that Universal will release two new "Halloween" films, including one with the ominous title "Halloween Ends."...
21:48, 07/19/2019

This making-of for Netflix's Dark Crystal is cool, but we're mostly here to hear Mark Hamill cut loose The first trailer for Netflix’s The Dark Crystal: Age Of Resistance stunned us with its practical puppet work, giving us even more reason to be excited for The Dark Crystal prequel series beyond its astounding cast, which features everyone who wasn’t...
21:48, 07/19/2019

Lowry is the unexpected Irishman with chance at Portrush Ireland's Shane Lowry grabbed a share of the lead at the British Open after carding a second consecutive round of 67 giving himself a chance of redeeming his 2016 meltdown at the U.S. Open....
22:00, 07/19/2019

Jordan Spieth has another chance to be Jordan Spieth again He knows how to win majors. He has played two good rounds at Royal Portrush, despite not hitting the ball all that well. Can muscle memory help him overcome his weekend struggles and be a major winner again?...
22:16, 07/19/2019

Rikers guards linked to shooting outside strip club busted on weapons charges Two Rikers correction officers were thrown in Passaic County Jail on weapons possession charges Friday after they were linked to a non-fatal July 13 shooting outside a Paterson strip club. The arrest of Keith Hood, 29, of Staten Island, and Rasheim W...
22:32, 07/19/2019

Tiny shark discovered in Gulf of Mexico turns out to be new species NEW ORLEANS — A pocket-sized pocket shark found in the Gulf of Mexico has turned out to be a new species. And the mysterious pouches that it’s named for, up near its front fins? Scientists say they squirt little glowing clouds into the ocean. R...
22:32, 07/19/2019

Los Angeles police spied on anti-Trump protesters Case is one of several across the US of police targeting anti-Trump and anti-fascist groups with monitoring and criminal trialsThe Los Angeles police department has revealed in court that it infiltrated an activist group planning anti-Trump protests,...
23:00, 07/19/2019

Florida sheriff orders investigation into Jeffrey Epstein's work release program Palm Beach County Sheriff Ric Bradshaw ordered an investigation into whether Epstein was properly monitored during his work release program while serving time for soliciting prostitution from underage girls more than a decade ago....
23:16, 07/19/2019

BP backlash and Extinction Gongs: can climate art save the world? Artists have long struggled to make environmental activism cool. A new wave of culture could make a difference In 2015, the United Nations feared that the climate crisis was reaching a point of no return, threatening our very existence. With the Pari...
23:32, 07/19/2019

20 stylish pairs of men's sneakers you can get your hands on during the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Sneaker District The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale is officially underway, with thousands of deals across the entire site. Since footwear will be one of the first categories to sell out, we rounded up 20 of the best men's sneakers on sale. From July 1...
23:48, 07/19/2019

When I stopped buying plastic to go green, I ended up slicing my grocery bill in half Liz Knueven/Business Insider The zero-waste trend is all about eliminating disposable packaging, especially single use plastics, from daily life. I started doing it for the environmental aspect, but I ended up saving big on my grocery bill in the p...
23:48, 07/19/2019

Sweden is keeping rapper A$AP Rocky in custody for 6 more days, but Trump says he's going to intervene Reuters Sweden has extended the detention of American rapper A$AP Rocky in order to investigate a street fight in Stockholm. President Donald Trump has already said he would get involved in the case, after "many members of the African-American commu...
23:48, 07/19/2019

E-scooters in downtown are parked correctly and incorrectly, should be near bus stops. Cities are working to reign in scooters to conform, to be ridden in bike lanes and parked in "Furnishing zones". Photo gallery of scooters in LA       ...
00:00, 07/20/2019

Mexico's IEnova says state utility initiated arbitration over pipeline project Mexican energy infrastructure firm IEnova said on Friday that state-owned utility CFE has initiated international arbitration in relation to the company's Guaymas-El Oro gas pipeline project....
00:16, 07/20/2019

Following Trump's orders, Herman takes Barbasol lead Following President Donald Trump's putting advice, Jim Herman shot his second straight 7-under 65 to take the second-round lead in the PGA Tour's Barbasol Championship        ...
00:32, 07/20/2019

On Beauty: Twiggy Legendary model and actress Twiggy speaks to Vogue's beauty and lifestyle assistant Twiggy Jalloh about her life-changing wellness practice, holy grail skincare products and the fragrances she simply can’t go without....
00:32, 07/20/2019

Crystal clear: a cake recipe from hardened honey | Waste Not If your honey has gone crunchy, it’s not a sign of a flaw, but of quality. And even if it’s not quite spreadable, it’s a brilliant excuse to make honey cakeWithout bees, we wouldn’t be able to enjoy coffee, apples and many of the other fruit, vegetab...
00:48, 07/20/2019

Bernie Sanders defends campaign salaries after Post report of labor dispute with unionized organizers The senator’s campaign was the first to unionize some of its staff, who have complained that they make less per hour than the $15 minimum wage Sanders supports....
00:48, 07/20/2019

Report: FTC approves a fine for Google over YouTube kids privacy probe Google has to pay the FTC a multimillion dollar fine to settle a probe into YouTube's shortcomings when it comes to protecting kids using its service, according to The Washington Post. The agency launched an investigation into the video-sharing ...
01:16, 07/20/2019

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh Accepts Navjot Sidhu's Resignation Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has accepted Navjot Singh Sidhu's resignation as state minister and forwarded the letter to the Governor, sources said....
01:16, 07/20/2019

Wall Street falls as Fed signals smaller rate cut Wall Street's main indexes fell on Friday following a report that the Federal Reserve plans to cut interest rates by only a quarter-percentage point at the end of the month....
01:32, 07/20/2019

Mueller Hearings on Wednesday Present Make-or-Break Moment for Democrats For two years, Democrats have waited on Robert S. Mueller III to deliver a death blow to the Trump presidency. Wednesday’s hearings with the special counsel could be their last chance....
02:16, 07/20/2019

A Millennium of Glory: The Rise and Fall of the Byzantine Empire Late antiquity was one of the most dramatic periods in our history – a turbulent time in which nations and peoples rose and fell, vying for power and territory in a merciless fight for prominence.  ...
02:16, 07/20/2019

Searching for the Lost Location of the Isle of Circe, Enchantress of Odysseus It was by chance that Homer’s brave Odysseus, on his odyssey home from the Trojan War, landed on the mysterious Isle of Circe... ...
02:16, 07/20/2019

Gryazin crashes out of ERC Rome lead "Nikolay Gryazin has crashed out of the lead on Rally di Roma Capitale, with last year’s FIA ERC1 Junior champion overshooting a corner and hitting a tree on stage two."...
02:32, 07/20/2019

U.S. should reject 'prejudice' on China religious rights: state media The United States should reject "prejudice" and respect facts instead of vilifying China's record on religious rights, the Communist Party newspaper People's Daily said on Saturday after fresh criticism of China's treatment of ethnic Muslims....
02:48, 07/20/2019

César Pelli, Argentine architect behind the Petronas Towers, dies aged 92 César Pelli, the Argentine designer behind the iconic Petronas Twin Towers in Malaysia, has died aged 92, state media and officials said on Friday, marking the passing of one of the contemporary architectural greats....
02:48, 07/20/2019

U.S. authorizes deployment of troops, resources to Saudi Arabia The acting U.S. defense secretary has authorized the deployment of U.S. military personnel and resources to Saudi Arabia, the Pentagon said on Friday, adding the move would provide "an additional deterrent" in the face of "emergent, credible threats....
02:48, 07/20/2019

Hong Kong police make 'largest ever' seizure of explosives on eve of protests Police in Hong Kong have seized what is thought to be the largest ever cachet of high-powered explosives uncovered in the city, in a raid Friday night on a suspected bomb-making factory....
02:48, 07/20/2019

Met Police website hacked, tweets ‘F*CK THE POLICE’ It appears hackers briefly took over UK Metropolitan Police’s website, posting a series of bizarre messages on its press section and social media accounts, including one which read “FUCK THE POLICE.” The messages were sent around 22:30UTC on July 201...
04:00, 07/20/2019

We’ve surrounded the Earth with surveillance satellites, but who is that good for? It was only on the fourth orbit, when the spacecraft’s orientation had changed, that they had the vision for which their mission will always be remembered. Shortly after they had swept from night to day, a bright, colorful complexity came past the li...
04:00, 07/20/2019

Workers in Spain’s Strawberry Fields Speak Out on Abuse Ten Moroccan women who worked as pickers have filed suits complaining of sexual harassment and assault, rape, human trafficking and labor violations....
04:00, 07/20/2019

| Kenya opens Africa's largest wind power project Kenya has unveiled Africa's largest wind power plant, a project aimed at reducing electricity costs and dependence on fossil fuels and moving the nation to meet its ambitious goal of 100% green energy next year....
04:00, 07/20/2019

The long campaign: Mané and Mahrez seasons finally end after 11 months After 342 days the season has finished for the Afcon finalists – three weeks before the Premier League restartsThe season finally finished for Sadio Mané and Riyad Mahrez with Friday’s Africa Cup of Nations final, more than 11 months after it started...
04:16, 07/20/2019

Western Sydney Wanderers v Leeds United: friendly game – live! Mateusz Bogusz scores the first ever goal at Bankwest StadiumAny thoughts? Email or tweet @JPHowcroft 12.11pm BST Finally! At long last Leeds score a second. After spending all night doing everything but score or assist Hernandez shows supreme contro...
04:16, 07/20/2019