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Philadelphia casino fined for serving 17 drinks to gambler

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A casino in Philadelphia that served a gambler 17 free drinks over an eight-hour period has been fined $17,500. The Philadelphia Inquirer reports state regulators imposed the fine Wednesday on t...

Philadelphia casino fined for serving 17 drinks to gambler

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Kentucky Derby gambler turns $8 into $78K with ‘miracle’ bet The shocking disqualification in Saturday’s Kentucky Derby left one man $78,000 richer after a measly $8 bet – nothing short of “a miracle,” according to a Las Vegas sportsbook manager. The unidentified gambler – a regular at The Mirage who watched t...
08:00, 05/06/2019

How James Holzhauer's gambler instincts factor into his Jeopardy! success Current Jeopardy! champion James Holzhauer is breaking the game and it is so much fun to watch. Over the last month-and-a-half he’s shattered the record for most money won in a single game and is on track to beat Ken Jennings’ long-held records for m...
19:00, 05/21/2019

7 Best Summer Drinks Recipes | Refreshing Summer Drinks Recipes Summer Drinks Recipes: Find here a list of summer drinks recipes such as jaljeera, watermelon cooler, aam panna and more, complete with key ingredients and a step by step process.to prepare at home......
07:00, 05/10/2019

5 Best Indian Drinks Recipes | Easy Indian Drinks Recipes Indian Drinks Recipe: Find here the best of Indian drinks recipes, right from Jal jeera, kanji to thandai and lassi. With key ingredients and step by step process of each, these recipes would be easy......
01:32, 05/03/2019

What to know about detox drinks Detox drinks do not remove toxins from the body. However, some drinks are very beneficial and can promote overall good health. Learn more about detox drinks here....
21:16, 05/20/2019

The Complicated Story Behind Trump’s Casino Tweet On Wednesday morning, President Donald Trump shot off a tweet that knocked a proposal he characterized as “a special interest casino Bill.”...
05:32, 05/09/2019

My boyfriend drinks too much and gets angry His problems are not your responsibility – don’t think you can save him, says Annalisa BarbieriI’m an 18-year-old girl about to start my final exams at school. I feel as if my life is going remarkably well; I’m happy, I’m getting along well with my p...
16:48, 05/17/2019

Casino Upstarts Give U.S. Operators a Run for Their Money in Asia American gambling companies that have won big in Macau are facing increased competition from casinos popping up across Asia to tempt away Chinese high-rollers and tourists....
08:48, 05/06/2019

House approves bill to aid casino bid by Massachusetts tribe WASHINGTON (AP) — The House has approved a bill reaffirming the right of a Massachusetts tribe to hold land in trust, a crucial step to building a $1 billion casino. The bill, approved 275-146, would allow the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe to hold 321 acre...
13:16, 05/15/2019

Keep Your Drinks Cold With This One-Day Drinkware Sale If you’re still drinking lukewarm liquids... what are you even doing? Amazon’s offering big discounts on several Simple Modern drinking vessels in all shapes, sizes and mouth types. Options include an insulated coffee mug, a water bottle, a tumbler, ...
08:00, 05/15/2019

Wynn Resorts in talks to sell $2.6-billion Encore casino to MGM Wynn Resorts Ltd is in talks to sell its nearly finished $2.6 billion casino outside of Boston to rival MGM Resorts International, the two companies said on Friday....
13:48, 05/17/2019

Ponca Tribe scores win in fight to keep Iowa casino open OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Ponca Tribe of Nebraska has secured another legal win to keep its new casino in western Iowa open, despite the best efforts of the states of Iowa and Nebraska. The National Indian Gaming Commission ruled Wednesday in the tribe&...
10:00, 05/02/2019

UPDATE 2-Wynn Resorts in talks to sell $2.6-bln Massachusetts casino to MGM Wynn Resorts Ltd is in talks to sell its nearly finished $2.6 billion casino outside of Boston to rival MGM Resorts International, the two companies said on Friday....
04:00, 05/18/2019

A round of mergers and takeovers may be coming to the casino sector, investor says There could be more mergers and acquisitions in the gambling industry, particularly in the Asia Pacific region, said Adam Dawes, a senior investment advisor at financial services company, Shaw and Partners....
09:48, 05/08/2019

Wynn Resorts in talks to sell $2.6-billion Massachusetts casino to MGM Wynn Resorts Ltd is in talks to sell its nearly finished $2.6 billion casino outside of Boston to rival MGM Resorts International, the two companies said on Friday....
02:32, 05/18/2019

Atlantic City’s Ocean Casino is finally making money ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A perennially challenged Atlantic City casino says it will finally turn a profit after months in the red. The Ocean Casino Resort says it has greatly reduced its debt and will return to profitability in May. A new marketing...
09:00, 05/05/2019

Mom fitted with pacemaker at age 32 says she used to drink 6 energy drinks per day A mother of three is speaking out about the potential dangers of consuming energy drinks after she began suffering from blackouts and was fitted with a pacemaker at age 32....
14:16, 05/10/2019

Australia's Longest Serving Labor PM Bob Hawke Dies At 89 Australia's longest-serving Labor prime minister Bob Hawke died Thursday aged 89. "Today we lost Bob Hawke, a great Australian - many would say the greatest Australian of the post-war era," his second......
10:32, 05/16/2019

GM Maven car-sharing stops serving 8 N. American markets DETROIT (AP) — Maven, General Motors’ car-sharing service, is being shut down in about half of the 17 North American markets it operates. The company wouldn’t say Tuesday where Maven will continue to operate, but it confirmed that it̵...
09:00, 05/21/2019

Trump's lawyers: does serving the president mean undermining justice? Senior attorneys in the executive branch were once seen as guard rails on the president but now seem to be enabling his most constitutionally dubious actionsNot everyone thinks Donald Trump poses a direct and obvious threat to the rule of law. When h...
23:16, 05/19/2019

Macau's April casino revenue posts worst drop in nearly three years Gambling revenue in the Chinese territory of Macau fell 8.3 percent in April, the biggest year-on-year drop since June 2016, due to tempered demand from high rollers amid a slowdown in the world's second-largest economy....
23:32, 04/30/2019

Bucks fans believe drinks were spiked outside Fiserv Forum MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee Bucks say they are investigating a report by people who believe their drinks were spiked during a party outside the NBA team’s arena. WISN-TV reports that a handful of partygoers stated on social media they became ill ...
13:32, 05/12/2019

Long-serving goalie Speroni to exit Crystal Palace "Crystal Palace\u0027s veteran Argentine goalkeeper Julian Speroni will leave the club at the end of the season when his contract expires, the Premier League side said on Thursday."...
08:32, 05/09/2019

Michael Cohen set to begin serving sentence at cushy prison Former President Trump lawyer Michael Cohen is scheduled to check in Monday at a federal lockup in Otisville, NY, where he will begin serving a three-year stint for crimes including campaign finance violations tied to hush-money payments made on Trum...
06:32, 05/06/2019

Bob Hawke: Long-serving Australian prime minister dies at 89 Just days before a federal election in Australia, the country's longest-serving Labor prime minister has died. Bob Hawke served from 1983 to 1991 and oversaw the floating of the Australian dollar....
16:32, 05/16/2019

2019 Met Gala: Is Lady Gaga serving up hints about her red carpet look? The Oscar winner sported a multi-tiered, black-and-white striped organza mini dress from Marc Jacobs at a pre-Met Gala dinner Sunday, perhaps offering a hint as to who's dressing her Monday night.        ...
05:32, 05/06/2019

House passes tribal casino bill one week after Trump urged GOP to oppose it The president had urged Republicans to vote against the measure, which is opposed by a key White House ally. Nearly four-dozen Republicans crossed party lines to join Democrats in backing it....
14:00, 05/15/2019

Wynn Resorts Cleared to Open Casino as Massachusetts Levies $35 Million Fine Massachusetts regulators said Wynn Resorts can retain its license to open a new casino in the state but sharply rebuked Chief Executive Matt Maddox over his leadership of the company amid sexual-misconduct allegations against founder and former CEO S...
21:48, 04/30/2019

Former B.C. casino supervisor blows whistle on when Macau-style money laundering may have exploded She didn’t know exactly what she was seeing, but one woman's documents appear to provide a view from the casino floor as frightened staff witnessed the arrival of casino gangs....
08:16, 05/01/2019

McDonald's boss denies paper straws dissolve in drinks The boss of McDonald's UK has denied suggestions from customers that its new paper straws dissolve in drinks, saying he has personally checked the claims....
13:00, 04/30/2019

Scotland launches 20p deposit scheme for drinks cans and bottles Refundable charge to be added to glass and plastic bottles and drinks cans sold in any shopConsumers in Scotland will have to pay a 20p deposit on every bottle or drinks can they buy from shops under an ambitious new scheme unveiled by the Scottish g...
12:00, 05/08/2019

Probiotic Drinks And Gut-Healthy Foods May Help Alleviate Anxiety Symptoms A new study has now said that regulating gut microbiota may also help in alleviating anxiety- a condition characterised by excessive and persistent worry and fear about everyday situations....
12:16, 05/21/2019

Bucks investigating report of tainted drinks at plaza party MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Bucks say they are investigating a report by people who believe their drinks were spiked during a party outside the NBA team’s arena. WISN-TV reports that a handful of partygoers stated on social m...
12:16, 05/11/2019

Bob Hawke: key moments in the life and career of Labor's longest serving PM – video Bob Hawke led Labor to four election victories. Born in South Australia, he grew in Western Australia and won a Rhodes scholarship to Oxford University. In his 20s he worked for the Australian Council of Trade Unions, and became president of the ACTU...
09:48, 05/16/2019

"No Halwa Puri?": Pakistan Airlines Slammed For Serving English Breakfast Pakistan's national carrier learnt a lesson just how seriously airline meals are taken, following a backlash after its latest advert, bearing a photo of a cheese omelette, sausages and beans, promised......
23:32, 05/01/2019

Sen. Cotton tells story of serving with ‘The Old Guard’ at Arlington National Cemetery Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., said Monday one of his biggest honors in life was serving in the Army with “The Old Guard” as a funeral escort at Arlington National Cemetery....
07:48, 05/13/2019

Milwaukee Bucks investigating reports of spiked drinks at party outside arena Several people reported feeling ill or blacking out after consuming drinks during a Bucks party in the Deer District on Wednesday night.        ...
10:00, 05/12/2019

Starbucks rolls out summer drinks amid solid sales growth Starbucks rolled out its new summer 2019 offerings Tuesday, announcing the return of fan favorites S'more, Mocha Cookie Crumble and Caramel Ribbon Crunch Frappuccinos along with one new drink....
13:16, 04/30/2019

CP3 fined $35K but not suspended for ref contact Rockets guard Chris Paul has been fined $35,000 for "aggressively confronting and recklessly making contact with a game official" during Sunday's Game 1 loss to the Warriors, the NBA announced....
16:00, 04/29/2019

Bartender faces charges for serving killer before Cowboys party shooting spree A Texas bartender was busted for serving the gunman who went on a deadly, drunken shooting rampage at a Dallas Cowboys watch party nearly two years ago, officials said. Lindsey Glass, 27, was arrested last Tuesday for allegedly violating a state beve...
06:32, 05/06/2019

Fed Up With the Criminal Justice System, Man Acts as His Own Attorney and Gets Acquitted After Serving 13 Years for Murder Philly native Hassan Bennett had always maintained his innocence, but unfortunately, our faulty criminal justice system ensured it would take him four trials and 13 years to finally prove it....
12:00, 05/09/2019

How William Barr, now serving as a powerful ally for Trump, has championed presidential powers The attorney general is part of a group of conservative intellectuals who have been leading the charge to expand the powers of the executive branch over the past four decades....
13:48, 05/14/2019

Reports that casino money laundering dates to 1990s more proof public inquiry is needed: B.C. Greens Green Party Leader Andrew Weaver pointed to Global News reports showing money laundering in B.C. casinos goes back to the NDP governments of the 1990s....
00:48, 05/02/2019

This is everything tennis champion Rafa Nadal eats and drinks for breakfast, lunch, and dinner Getty Images Rafa Nadal, a clay court master, is struggling to assert his dominance this year. But the Spaniard is on the cusp of a first competition final since the beginning of the year. In order to be the best he can be, he has to eat right. And ...
23:16, 05/11/2019

130 species, 187 miles and lots of energy drinks: Inside the World Series of Birding As the clock struck 12, the Meadowlands Marsh Hawks set out into the New Jersey night. But could they tally enough birds to beat their rivals?A white SUV ground to a stop near a sliver of New Jersey marshland, tires snarling against the gravel and sa...
02:32, 05/17/2019

Review: Decode Air Bar In Gurugram Is A Great Place For 'Weekending' With Food, Drinks And Friends Decode Air Bar in Sector 29, Gurugram, promises to show you a good time, all thanks to its elaborate menu, bedecked with a range of beers, cocktails and Indian fusion food....
06:00, 05/03/2019

An alarmingly simple cyberattack hit electrical systems serving LA and Salt Lake, power stayed on Cyberattackers successfully interrupted electrical systems in Los Angeles County and Salt Lake County in March, according to the Department of Energy....
14:00, 05/02/2019

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

Bartender charged with serving Texas man before 2017 rampage at football watch party that left 8 dead A Texas bartender accused of serving an intoxicated man who later went on to kill 8 people during a shooting rampage at a football watch party in 2017 was charged Tuesday with a misdemeanor....
08:16, 05/05/2019

UN chief of peace operations honours fallen Chadian ‘blue helmets’ serving in northern Mali After 10 Chadian peacekeepers serving with the United Nations mission in Mali (MINUSMA) were killed in a terrorist attack on 20 January, the UN chief of peace operations, Jean-Pierre Lacroix, went to N’Djamena, the capital of Chad, to pay tribute to ...
09:32, 04/28/2019

Simmons fined $20K for elbow to groin of Lowry After league office review, Ben Simmons was fined $20,000 and given a flagrant foul 1 for an elbow to the groin of Kyle Lowry in the second quarter of the Sixers' win over the Raptors a night earlier....
14:48, 05/03/2019

Porsche fined 535 mn euros over diesel cheating German prosecutors have imposed a fine of 535 million euros ($598.99 million) on German luxury carmaker Porsche AG for neglecting supervisory obligations linked to diesel emissions cheating, they said......
07:16, 05/07/2019

KPMG fined £4m for Co-op Bank audit in 2009 'Big four' auditor KPMG has been slapped with a £4m fine and one of its partners sanctioned in relation to its scrutiny of the Co-operative Bank's accounts in 2009....
23:48, 05/07/2019

LA Galaxy forward Ibrahimovic fined by MLS for diving LOS ANGELES (AP) — LA Galaxy forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been found guilty of diving by Major League Soccer’s Disciplinary Committee. The league said Friday that Ibrahimovic has been fined an undisclosed amount for embellishment during Wedne...
16:48, 05/10/2019

Facebook could be fined up to $5 billion by the FTC due to privacy violations Facebook has been dealing with one privacy-related scandal after another for more than a year now, a reality that’s about to present the social networking company with a seriously heavy financial penalty. The company shared its first quarter re...
06:00, 05/02/2019

| Sharma fined for hitting stumps after IPL dismissal Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma was docked 15 percent of his match fee for hitting the stumps with his bat following his dismissal in a IPL game....
01:32, 04/29/2019

Couple fined nearly $600,000 for uprooting 180-year-old oak tree Three thousand cubic yards of dirt and rock had been removed from the previously undisturbed 34-acre property, court records show.        ...
19:16, 05/11/2019

Big Banks Fined by EU for Foreign-Exchange Market Misconduct Five global banks were fined a total of $1.2 billion for manipulating the foreign-currency market by exchanging sensitive information and trading plans through online chat rooms to gain financially....
05:00, 05/16/2019

Ukraine's president-elect fined $32 for showing his ballot When Ukraine's would-be president Volodymyr Zelenskiy showed his ballot to a swarm of TV and photo cameras on election day, little did he know that he would not only win the vote by a landslide — but would also face a fine....
07:00, 05/13/2019

U.K. van driver fined for the sheer amount of crap in his vehicle Some people don’t clean out their cars enough. In fact, as I write that, I can practically smell the strange, stale aroma that tends to waft from the average mid-size vehicle when a passenger door to the sight of a footwell covered in fast food bags,...
12:00, 05/15/2019

Porsche fined 535 million euros over diesel scandal German prosecutors have levied a huge fine on carmaker Porsche for dereliction of duty in the emissions-cheating scandal that has engulfed parent company Volkswagen....
12:32, 05/07/2019

Ex-Belgium king to be fined £4k a day until he takes DNA paternity test Belgium's former King Albert II has been threatened with a daily fine of €5,000 (£4,370) if he continues to refuse to take a DNA paternity test. ...
10:00, 05/16/2019

Mongols motorcycle gang fined $500K — but get to keep logo Genghis Khan might ride again. Feds failed in their effort to ban the Mongols motorcycle gang from using the storied marauder’s likeness as its logo. The club was fined $500,000 in a racketeering and conspiracy case. But on Friday in Santa Ana, Calif...
09:32, 05/18/2019

Leicester's Choudhury fined for social media comments "Leicester City\u0027s England under-21 midfielder Hamza Choudhury has been fined £5,000 by the FA for historical comments made on social media that included racial references."...
11:48, 05/10/2019

The Latest: Developer fined $15M over California coast hotel LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the California Coastal Commission fining a hotel developer (all times local): 8:55 p.m. The California Coastal Commission has fined a developer a record $15.58 million for building a high-priced hotel after obtaining ...
00:16, 05/09/2019

Boxer who kissed reporter without consent during interview fined $2,500 Kubrat Pulev must take harassment prevention classBoxer suspended until 22 July after kissing Jennifer RavaloKubrat Pulev has been fined, suspended and ordered to take sexual harassment prevention classes after kissing a reporter, according to report...
05:16, 05/15/2019

Tiger Woods sued for wrongful death after his restaurant employee allegedly drinks at work, dies in crash Tiger Woods allegedly allowed his Florida restaurant to over-serve alcohol to an employee who struggled with alcoholism which led to his death, a new lawsuit alleged....
23:32, 05/13/2019

Toronto, Philadelphia set for game 7 matchup Philadelphia 76ers (51-31, third in the Eastern Conference during the regular season) vs. Toronto Raptors (58-24, second in the Eastern Conference during the regular season)...
17:32, 05/11/2019

Tuesday Could Be the Beginning of the End of Philadelphia’s Soda Tax A slew of opponents of the tax are running in the city’s election Tuesday and beverage industry has spent more than $600,000 on ads aiming to turn public opinion against it....
14:32, 05/21/2019

Houston Rockets' Chris Paul fined $35K for contact with referee Houston Rockets point guard Chris Paul was fined $35,000 for making contact with a referee in Game 1 against the Golden State Warriors, the NBA announced....
18:00, 04/29/2019

Banks fined over 'Essex Express' foreign exchange cartels Five banks have been fined a total of €1.07bn (£936m) for taking part in foreign exchange trading cartels dubbed "Three Way Banana Split" and "Essex Express"....
05:16, 05/16/2019

Citigroup, Barclays among big banks fined $1.2 billion for currency rigging The European Union fined Barclays, Citigroup, JP Morgan, MUFG and Royal Bank of Scotland a combined 1.07 billion euros ($1.2 billion) on Thursday for rigging the multitrillion-dollar foreign exchange market. Banks have been hit with billions of dolla...
14:32, 05/16/2019

Toronto takes 1-0 lead into game 2 against Philadelphia Philadelphia 76ers (51-31, third in the Eastern Conference during the regular season) vs. Toronto Raptors (58-24, second in the Eastern Conference during the regular season)...
07:48, 05/01/2019

Philadelphia hosts Toronto with 2-1 series lead Toronto Raptors (58-24, second in the Eastern Conference during the regular season) vs. Philadelphia 76ers (51-31, third in the Eastern Conference during the regular season)...
15:48, 05/04/2019

Philadelphia train conductor shot at station PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Authorities say a conductor on a commuter train has been shot at a Philadelphia station. A spokesman for the area’s mass transit agency says the train was stopped at a station in the Mount Airy neighborhood when a gunman ope...
14:48, 05/10/2019

Toronto, Philadelphia tied 2-2 heading into game 5 Philadelphia 76ers (51-31, third in the Eastern Conference during the regular season) vs. Toronto Raptors (58-24, second in the Eastern Conference during the regular season)...
22:16, 05/06/2019

Why Tuesday’s City Primary Could Mean the End of Philadelphia’s Soda Tax The tax isn’t on the ballot, but the beverage industry has spent more than $600,000 to back City Council and mayoral candidates who want to strike it down....
14:48, 05/20/2019

Philadelphia Driver Goes Several Miles on Interstate Without Tires Vehicles, like any other functioning entities, are made up of different parts that work to operate the whole. Some of those parts are necessary, some aren’t, and some aren’t required but are highly recommended. Tires are around the top of the list in...
23:00, 05/09/2019

Biden establishes campaign headquarters in Philadelphia The former vice president is setting up camp in a state that will be key to any Democrat’s prospects in next year’s election against President Trump....
10:16, 05/16/2019

Philadelphia commission probing ‘disturbing’ video PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia city commission says it’s investigating an event last month at which Muslim children were captured on video speaking in Arabic about beheadings and the liberation of one of Jerusalem’s most sensitive hol...
16:48, 05/06/2019

Philadelphia hopes to sweep away Filthadelphia moniker PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia has launched a new street sweeping pilot program in a handful of neighborhoods, hoping to finally sweep away the persistent nickname Filthadelphia. There’s no shortage of work. A sanitation department official t...
10:00, 05/03/2019

The Latest: Philadelphia mayor fends off 2 in primary PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on the Democratic primary for Philadelphia mayor (all times local): 9:05 p.m. Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney is poised to keep his job after fending off two challengers in the city’s Democratic primary. Tuesday nig...
18:32, 05/21/2019

Philadelphia commission probing 'disturbing' video A Philadelphia city commission says it's investigating an event last month at which Muslim children were captured on video speaking in Arabic about beheadings and the liberation of one of Jerusalem's most sensitive holy sites....
15:16, 05/06/2019

Toronto visits Philadelphia with 3-2 series lead Toronto Raptors (58-24, second in the Eastern Conference during the regular season) vs. Philadelphia 76ers (51-31, third in the Eastern Conference during the regular season)...
15:16, 05/08/2019

Neil Warnock fined £20,000 by FA after Cardiff City vs Chelsea referee rants Neil Warnock has been fined £20,000 for his media comments about referees following Cardiff City's controversial Premier League defeat against Chelsea on March 31....
10:32, 05/01/2019

Former Sheffield Wednesday FC secretary fined £6,500 over Hillsborough health and safety offence The former secretary of Sheffield Wednesday Football Club has been fined £6,500 for a health and safety offence related to the Hillsborough disaster....
09:32, 05/13/2019

Barclays, Citigroup and JP Morgan among banks fined $1.2 billion for forex rigging Barclays, Citigroup, J.P. Morgan, MUFG and Royal Bank of Scotland have been fined a total of $1.2 billion by EU regulators for rigging the forex market....
05:00, 05/16/2019

Missing man’s body found in container at Philadelphia home PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Authorities say the body of a 70-year-old man reported missing in Philadelphia has been found in a large plastic storage container in a city home. But it’s not yet known what caused his death or how he ended up in the contai...
04:16, 05/10/2019

Overwatch League bringing Grand Finals to Philadelphia IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — The Overwatch League will host its second Grand Finals at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia on Sept. 29. Championship details were unveiled by the esports league Wednesday. OWL packed Barclays Center in Brooklyn for its ina...
17:48, 05/08/2019

Philadelphia mayor easily fends off 2 challengers in primary PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Democrat Jim Kenney is poised to keep his job as mayor of the nation’s sixth largest city after fending off two challengers in Tuesday’s primary who criticized his signature achievement: a soda tax to help provide free...
18:32, 05/21/2019

The curse that plagued the family who inspired ‘The Philadelphia Story’ Helen Hope Montgomery was perfectly suited to a life of excess. She regularly made the best-dressed lists beside Babe Paley and once sang a naughty song to the Duke of Windsor. She won a Charleston contest judged by Josephine Baker. A legendary bon v...
13:48, 05/11/2019

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

Monteiro breaks tie in 68th, Philadelphia beats Toronto 2-1 TORONTO (AP) — Jaimiro Monteiro broke a tie in the 68th minute and the Philadelphia Union beat Toronto FC 2-1 on Saturday. Monteiro took a pass from Kacper Przybylko and beat goalkeeper Quentin Westberg with a right-footed shot. Eastern Conference-le...
15:00, 05/11/2019

Police: 5 shot, wounded in Philadelphia ambush by 3 teens PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Authorities say five men were shot and wounded, one critically, after being ambushed by three teenagers in north Philadelphia. Police said three males broke away from a group of 10 or 11 males walking down a street just before 5:3...
12:16, 05/11/2019

Sugary drink sales drop 51% in Philadelphia after 'soda tax' A tax on sugary drinks that Philadelphia implemented in 2017 resulted in a 51 percent drop in sales, though that figure was partially offset by a rise in sales in neighboring towns, a study published Tuesday indicates....
19:16, 05/14/2019

76ers-Raptors Game 7: Joel Embiid X-factor for Philadelphia Joel Embiid isn’t a towel-tosser. The night after Kyrie Irving and the Boston Celtics meekly bowed out of the Eastern Conference playoffs with another woeful loss to the Milwaukee Bucks, the Philadelphia 76ers survived to force a seventh game Sunday ...
13:32, 05/12/2019

Philadelphia's move toward decriminalizing drug possession: smart or dangerous? Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner says that the city is moving toward the decriminalization of possession of small amounts of drugs, on the grounds that often medical treatment – and not criminal charges – is the right solution....
09:48, 05/09/2019

Philadelphia cop charged after dispute with girlfriend's brother over Maltese dog, authorities say A Philadelphia police officer was charged with robbery and other crimes in New York City Saturday after a dispute with his girlfriend's brother over a Maltese dog....
16:32, 04/28/2019

Suspect in Philadelphia sought for opening fire on car waiting for AAA, police say Authorities in Pennsylvania are on the hunt for a shooting suspect caught on video over the weekend opening fire on a car that was waiting for AAA to arrive, police said Tuesday....
22:00, 05/07/2019

Stoke City footballer Saido Berahino fined £75k after being found guilty of drink-driving Footballer Saido Berahino has been convicted of drink driving after getting behind the wheel of his Range Rover a few minutes after falling victim to a knifepoint robbery....
11:48, 05/15/2019

Philadelphia 5-year-old brings 22 bags of crack cocaine to school, police say A Philadelphia father is under investigation this week after police say his five-year-old son brought dozens of bags of crack cocaine to his preschool....
10:32, 05/15/2019

Biden holds campaign rally in Philadelphia as Democratic rivals prepare to take him on Since entering the race last month, Biden, 76, has largely ignored the other 23 contenders in the Democratic field, instead training his fire on Republican Trump....
10:48, 05/18/2019

Philadelphia Eagles' Chris Long announces retirement from NFL in Twitter post Chris Long is calling it a career after 11 seasons in the NFL. Long indicated in a Twitter post Saturday that his NFL playing career was complete.        ...
23:32, 05/18/2019

Philadelphia Muslim group should be probed for disturbing video of ‘radicalized’ US kids: Rep. Zeldin A Jewish congressman is calling for a criminal investigation into the Muslim American Society (MAS) after the group posted video from an Islamic center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania showing children saying "we will chop off their heads" for Allah and...
09:00, 05/06/2019

Trudeau announces ‘digital charter,’ tells social media companies to fight fake news or be fined Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said social platforms were "failing their users" on Thursday, while speaking at the Viva Technology conference in Paris....
07:32, 05/16/2019

Watch: Drake, Toronto Raptors fans troll Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid The Toronto Raptors retook the Eastern Conference semifinals series lead with a dominant 125-89 win over the Philadelphia 76ers in Game 5 on Tuesday night....
11:16, 05/08/2019

Young Philadelphia 76ers fan pens heartwarming note to Joel Embiid following playoff ouster Philadelphia 76ers star Joel Embiid was visibly upset after his team narrowly lost in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference semifinals against the Toronto Raptors on Sunday....
08:00, 05/16/2019

Sugary drink sales in Philadelphia fall 38% after city adopted soda tax, study finds Sales of sugary drinks dropped 38% in Philadelphia after the city implemented a soda tax, partially offset by people buying more sweet beverages in neighboring town, according to a study published Tuesday....
09:16, 05/14/2019

Hillsborough safety officer fined £6,500 over safety breaches Graham Mackrell had earlier been found guilty of providing too few turnstiles at stadiumGraham Mackrell, the secretary of Sheffield Wednesday football club, has been fined £6,500 after he was found criminally responsible for the dangerous turnstile a...
04:48, 05/13/2019

Philadelphia soda tax caused 'substantial decline' in soda sales, study finds Soda sales plummeted in Philadelphia following the implementation of a tax on the carbonated drinks, according to a new study.        ...
10:00, 05/15/2019

Lumentum says halting all Huawei shipments, cuts quarterly forecast Mobile phone parts producer Lumentum Holdings Inc on Monday was the first U.S. company to confirm formally it was halting shipments to Huawei Technologies, following export restrictions put in place by the United States Department of Commerce....
06:00, 05/20/2019

Smartphone maker Xiaomi's first-quarter revenue jumps 27%, beats estimates Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Corp reported better than-expected quarterly revenue on Monday due in part to steady growth in sales outside its home market....
06:00, 05/20/2019

Infineon suspends shipments to Huawei: Nikkei German chipmaker Infineon has suspended shipments to Huawei Technologies, in a sign that Washington's crackdown on the Chinese tech company is beginning to hamper its supplies beyond the United States, Nikkei Asian Review reported on Monday....
06:00, 05/20/2019

Wiggins podcast: Can Yates recover from 'dreadful' time trial to set Giro alight? "Bradley Wiggins labelled Simon Yates\u0027 time trial performance on Stage 9 as \"dreadful\" - but could the Brit\u0027s struggles be setting up a sensational denouement to the 2019 Giro d\u0027Italia?"...
06:16, 05/20/2019

Bundesliga club Stuttgart name Tim Walter as new head coach Tim Walter is to take over as coach of Stuttgart at the beginning of the 2019-20. The Swabians are to face second-division side Union Berlin to try to secure their place in the Bundesliga for next season....
06:16, 05/20/2019

| Australia's conservatives secure majority government, projections show Australia's ruling conservative coalition is set to secure a governing majority in its shock election victory over the centre-left Labor Party, the national broadcaster ABC projected....
06:16, 05/20/2019

Auburn University announces arrest of a suspect they say killed 1 officer, wounded 2 others AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Auburn University announces arrest of a suspect they say killed 1 officer, wounded 2 others....
06:16, 05/20/2019

Jon Pardi kicks off new country album with fiddles NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country traditionalist Jon Pardi is kicking off his third album just the way he likes his country music — with a fiddle intro. Pardi, whose 2016 album, “California Sunrise,” shot him to the top of the country chart...
06:16, 05/20/2019

Rick Steves: Castles and cobbles in the Bavarian Alps The romantic region's most popular sights include the fairy-tale Neuschwanstein Castle and the wood-carving capital of Oberammergau.        ...
06:16, 05/20/2019

Wall St. set for weak opening on Huawei crackdown fallout fears U.S. stocks were set to open sharply lower on Monday, as fears over the impact on major technology companies from the United States' crackdown on China's Huawei Technologies added to concerns about the trade war between the two counties....
06:32, 05/20/2019

Tainted oil hits Russian revenues but rouble immune for now Russia suffered a $1 billion shortfall in export revenues in the first two weeks of May after the discovery of contaminated oil disrupted pipeline flows to Europe, a Reuters calculation showed....
06:32, 05/20/2019

PGA Championship: Jena Sims got her Brooks Koepka kiss — then the real celebration began Jena Sims and Brooks Koepka certainly know how to celebrate. After sealing the golfer’s PGA Championship win with a kiss on Sunday, following two ill-fated attempts earlier in the day, Sims toasted back-to-back champ Koepka with friends, sharin...
06:48, 05/20/2019

| CWC 2019: SABC coverage hangs in balance The sands of time are running low for the SABC to earn rights for televising the Proteas’ CWC games to the vast terrestrial audience, writes Rob Houwing....
06:48, 05/20/2019

You might not like it but star footballers not unpredictability turn on TV viewers | Sean Ingle Manchester City’s FA Cup final demolition of Watford may have been boring for some but research shows TV audiences seem to prefer high-quality entertainment over shocksThere was a moment late in Saturday’s FA Cup final when Manchester City turned the...
06:48, 05/20/2019

County Championship: Lancashire v Worcestershire, Kent v Surrey - live! Live updates from the latest round of Championship gamesDawson in frame for World Cup spot after fine county formEmail your thoughts to Tanya or tweet @TJAldred 2.43pm BST It’s the 2.30 lull. All around the country, people rise for a double-expresso....
06:48, 05/20/2019

Man in Australia finds £54,000 gold nugget with metal detector A man in Australia has reportedly found a 1.4kg (49 oz) gold nugget with a metal detector while wandering Western Australia's gold fields, locals said....
06:48, 05/20/2019

Google Bans Huawei Phones From Some Android Services Huawei has begun to feel the effects of U.S. moves to curb its access to U.S. technology as Google cut access to some of its Android services on Huawei smartphones and a German chip supplier said it was cutting deliveries to the Chinese giant....
07:00, 05/20/2019

Is the World Really Overpopulated? The notion that we’re headed towards some kind of populational apocalypse—that there exists a line which, once crossed, will lead inexorably to mass starvation, and a whole planet like Penn Station at rush hour—has been used to stoke fear and sell bo...
07:00, 05/20/2019

6 Killed, 10 Injured In SUV-Truck Collision In Chhattisgarh Six people, including a woman and a girl, were killed and 10 others injured when an SUV collided with a truck in Chhattisgarh's Surajpur district on Monday, a police official said....
07:00, 05/20/2019

Why Trump should be worried about Justin Amash The Republican congressman from Michigan, who called for Trump's impeachment this weekend, has threatened a Libertarian Party bid for president. He could damage Trump in that and some other key states....
07:16, 05/20/2019

Honor 20 Series to Be Sold via Flipkart in India Honor 20 series is all set to launch in India on June 11, and ahead of that, the company has confirmed that the series will be available on Flipkart....
07:16, 05/20/2019

Ford to cut 7,000 jobs by August, including 900 this week Ford Motor said Monday that it is laying off about 7,000 salaried workers, about 10% of that global workforce, as part of a restructuring plan designed to save the No. 2 automaker $600 million annually....
07:32, 05/20/2019

T-Mobile, Sprint make concessions, FCC chairman supports $26B merger T-Mobile and Sprint have made enough concessions that FCC chairman Ajit Pai is prepared to approve the telecom companies' $26 billion merger.        ...
07:48, 05/20/2019

Hundreds of migrants surrender in Tucson sector after crossing border Tucson- A group of more than 200 migrants surrendered to Tucson sector Border Patrol agents west of Lukeville early Sunday morning. Customs And Border Protection tweeted photos of the large group just as they crossed over the border. The images appea...
07:48, 05/20/2019

Measles cases climb to 880 in US, with most new cases in New York Health officials confirmed another 41 measles cases last week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Monday, bringing the total to 880 for the year, already the worst for the disease since 1994....
08:00, 05/20/2019

GM Thought About Selling Its Detroit Headquarters: Report General Motors is headquartered at Detroit’s Renaissance Center, which was actually built by Henry Ford II in the 1970s the first time there was hope of a Detroit renaissance. GM has been there since 1996, though they recently considered selling it,...
08:00, 05/20/2019

Huawei responds to Google’s Android ban and explains what will happen to its Android phones The US government delivered a crippling blow to Huawei last week, placing the Chinese conglomerate on an “Entity List” that meant Huawei would not be able to acquire any technology from US companies without government approval — and...
08:00, 05/20/2019

Get the Cole Haan Shoes Of Your Dreams With An Extra 40% Off Sale Prices Cole Haan makes some seriously great shoes for any occasion, and if you’re looking for a new pair but don’t want to spend the normal asking price, they’re taking an extra 40% off their sale section with the code EXTRA40. We expect that this will be t...
08:16, 05/20/2019

Negative Rates, Designed as a Short-Term Jolt, Have Become an Addiction Europe’s central banks haven’t been able to wean the eurozone from cheap money, which distorts economies and leaves little ammunition to cushion the next downturn. “We are on a painkiller, and it’s very hard to get off it.”...
08:16, 05/20/2019

Phantom $4 Billion Joins Accounting 'Land Mines' Shaking Chinese Market Kangmei Pharmaceutical, the drug company at the center of one of China’s biggest corporate crises, suspended trading in its stock after admitting it had been secretly buying its own shares....
08:16, 05/20/2019

Cavs hire former Grizzlies coach JB Bickerstaff CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cavaliers have added former Grizzlies coach J.B. Bickerstaff to John Beilein’s staff as an associate head coach. Bickerstaff was a candidate for Cleveland’s opening and interviewed for the job before the Cavs lured Be...
08:32, 05/20/2019

High court won’t take Nazi art dispute case WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is leaving in place a ruling for a California museum in a dispute over ownership of two German Renaissance masterpieces seized by the Nazis in World War II. The high court on Monday declined to get involved in the ...
08:32, 05/20/2019

Officials: Natural Gas Likely Caused Deadly Jeffersonville House Explosion WAVE 3 JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (AP/WAVE 3) — Authorities say a house exploded in southern Indiana, killing one person, injuring two others and leaving several nearby homes uninhabitable. Officials believe natural gas caused the home to explode, and th...
08:32, 05/20/2019

Another round of severe weather forecast for Southern Plains OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Another round of severe weather is forecast for the Southern Plains, including the possibility of tornadoes. School districts in Oklahoma City, nearby Norman and elsewhere have canceled classes Monday as forecasts also call for h...
08:32, 05/20/2019

Leading experts to discuss the future of health care at the Healthy Returns conference in NYC CEOs of major drug, biotech and health-care companies will meet to discuss trends and innovations in the health care industry at the Healthy Returns conference in New York City on Tuesday, May 21....
08:48, 05/20/2019

Commentary: We need to make sure new drug cures don't widen income gap for the poor Drugmakers need to make sure there's equitable access to effective therapies and that the destiny of a child with a debilitating disease doesn't turn on which insurance pool they're born into....
08:48, 05/20/2019

Sony's noise-cancelling XB900N offer more bass for less money Sony's WH-1000XM3 headphones are the gold standard for wireless, noise-canceling headphones. Not only are they comfortable, but they sound amazing. And while their biggest downside is the $350 price tag, Sony has a solution for that too. The com...
09:00, 05/20/2019

Play 'Doctor Who: The Edge of Time' in VR this September While you can't warp time to see the twelfth season of Doctor Who any sooner, this September, you'll be able to dive into the show in a new way. BBC Studios is bringing the series to life as a VR video game, Doctor Who: The Edge of Time. Th...
09:00, 05/20/2019

The Morning After: Impossible Foods' next project is sausage meat Welcome back! We kick off the week with bad news for Huawei as Google complies with US government requirements regarding the phone maker, suspending the transfer of proprietary hardware and software. In better news for the planet, we go behind the sc...
09:00, 05/20/2019

Impossible launches sausage pizza with Little Caesars Little Caesars, the nationwide pizza chain, will be the first restaurant to sell Impossible's new plant-based sausage product -- as a pie topping. Starting today, the Impossible Supreme Pizza will launch at Little Caesars branches in Yakima, WA...
09:00, 05/20/2019

Trump reacts angrily to New York Times report on Deutsche Bank transactions Paper detailed staff concerns over Trump and Kushner entitiesPresident claims he doesn’t need banks or money from RussiaDonald Trump sought on Monday to discredit a New York Times report that Deutsche Bank employees flagged concerns over transactions...
09:00, 05/20/2019

Huawei mobile users ponder switching brand after Google news Time to abandon the Huawei phone? That was what some owners asked after U.S. tech giant Google said it would suspend its business with China's top mobile maker, threatening future access to Gmail, YouTube and Chrome....
09:00, 05/20/2019

These 20 tech companies literally have the most valuable employees If you’ve ever wondered how valuable a company is — or in other words, its capacity to bring in revenue, as well as what its assets are worth — the most common way to do it is to look at its market capitalization. It’s the result of a company’s histo...
09:00, 05/20/2019

Emergency services still struggle with GDPR — but the regulation could be a benefit GDPR is an incredible piece of legislation that protects our personal data from being abused by companies and organizations. It keeps data handlers in check and gives us a say in the process, but it’s effectiveness is only ensured because it applies ...
09:00, 05/20/2019

10 places where you can see endangered sea turtles hatch and help conservation efforts It's turtle nesting season, and it's a magical sight to behold. Here are 10 places where you can help them along.        ...
09:16, 05/20/2019

U.S. Supreme Court rejects Iraqi man's torture-related deportation challenge The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected a bid to avoid deportation by a Christian Iraqi immigrant who argued he would be tortured if sent back to his home country for a drug conviction after more than three decades in the United States....
09:16, 05/20/2019

Buttigieg aims to find a way to attack Fox without alienating its viewers The South Bend, Ind., mayor is hoping that calling out Trump’s favorite network and how its personalities have misled its viewers may ultimately be more winsome than ignoring Fox viewers altogether....
09:32, 05/20/2019

How has GDPR actually affected businesses? The EU's General Data Protection Regulation is now a year old, and has resulted in financial repercussions and changes to how businesses handle data....
09:32, 05/20/2019

Jaguar Land Rover posts first profit in 4 quarters Jaguar Land Rover expects cost reductions, led by job cuts, and a turnaround in China, where inventories have been trimmed, to shore up turnaround efforts at Britain’s largest automaker....
09:32, 05/20/2019

As trade war grinds on, Chinese authorities ready the populace for a long fight The country's main movie channel has scrapped its regular programming in favor of films about the Korean War, which ended in a draw after China intervened to fight back the Americans....
09:48, 05/20/2019

Israel's MyHeritage expands DNA testing to health Israel's MyHeritage, a service for family history and DNA testing, said on Monday it was launching a test that provides comprehensive health reports to consumers....
09:48, 05/20/2019

Angela Merkel inspects NATO troops in Germany The German military has put on a major display for the chancellor to show off its NATO commitment. Speaking to soldiers, Angela Merkel underlined the importance of showing the alliance was ready to defend its territory....
09:48, 05/20/2019

Iran gas pipeline deal with Pakistan hampered by US sanctions Pakistan has backed out of a joint gas pipeline deal with Iran due to the threat of US sanctions. Pakistan could face a heavy financial penalty, as it promised to complete the project in a bilateral agreement with Iran....
09:48, 05/20/2019

Want to be a 401(k) millionaire? Here’s what it takes. Fidelity Investments reports that the number of people with $1 million or more in their 401(k) plans increased to 180,000 in the first quarter of the year....
10:00, 05/20/2019

Tim Tebow hits first Triple-A home run following early season struggles Tim Tebow hit his first homerun Sunday in the top rung of minor league baseball for the Syracuse Mets as he started off the season struggling to find his stroke....
10:00, 05/20/2019

Former Oregon football star recalls take-down of Parkrose High School would-be shooter An Oregon high school football and track coach, who once starred as wide receiver for the Oregon Ducks, recalled Sunday taking down an armed man before any damage could be done....
10:00, 05/20/2019

Meet the Cast of Relatively Nat & Liv Instagram personalities Natalie Halcro and Olivia Pierson are larger than life on social media. But in the midst of all their glamorous adventures, the cousins, BFFs, business partners and former......
10:00, 05/20/2019

Guardian tells staff to use ‘climate crisis’ instead of ‘climate change’ Britain’s Guardian newspaper is officially changing its language concerning climate change, opting to call it instead “climate emergency, crisis or breakdown.” Editor-in-chief Katharine Viner advised the staff in an email Friday that the phrase...
10:00, 05/20/2019

Windows 10 version 1903: Is it safe to install yet? Microsoft is taking an extra cautious approach to the rollout of the latest Windows 10 feature update. Windows 10 version 1903 should be released to the general public soon. Should you install the new update or wait?...
10:00, 05/20/2019

Ford To Cut 7,000 Jobs, About 10 Percent of Its Salaried White-Collar Workers (DETROIT) — Ford revealed details of its long-awaited restructuring plan Monday as it prepared for a future of electric and autonomous vehicles by parting ways with 7,000 white-collar workers worldwide, about 10 percent of its global salaried w...
10:00, 05/20/2019

Kamala Harris releases plan to fine companies that pay men more than women – live Presidential candidate’s proposal would fine 1% of profits for every 1% of pay gap between men and women performing work of equal valueSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 5.48pm BST The US Supreme Court declined to hear a case chall...
10:16, 05/20/2019

Buttigieg slams Trump on Fox News, likens his tweets to ‘grotesque things' Trump criticized Fox News for ‘wasting airtime’ on Buttigieg, saying Fox is ‘moving more and more to the losing side’Pete Buttigieg jabbed at Donald Trump during a Fox News town hall on Sunday, saying he understands why people and the media are “mesm...
10:16, 05/20/2019

Portrait of a Lady on Fire review – burning desires and flashes of Hitchcock Girlhood director Céline Sciamma’s gripping 18th-century story of obsession demonstrates a new mastery of classical style Céline Sciamma has brought a superbly elegant, enigmatic drama to Cannes that compels a shiver of aesthetic pleasure and fear. W...
10:16, 05/20/2019

UK pair who planned Syria journey on TripAdvisor jailed Safwaan Mansur and Hanzalah Patel used travel website to look at area near Syrian borderTwo friends who planned their journey to Syria on TripAdvisor have each been jailed for 14 years for preparing to join Islamic State.Safwaan Mansur and Hanzalah P...
10:16, 05/20/2019

Julian Assange: Sweden files request for arrest over rape allegation Prosecutor asks for order to begin process of extraditing WikiLeaks founder from UKThe Swedish prosecutor leading an investigation into a rape allegation against Julian Assange has filed a request with a local court for him to be detained in absentia...
10:16, 05/20/2019

Lipstick, glitter and pink, pink, pink: selfies rule at Meccaland – a photo essay Instagram-ready backdrops at every turn, 15,000 makeup buffs preen and purchase their way through Sydney’s three-day beauty festivalOn a stage carpeted in hot pink, two young women race to apply lipstick while balancing on wobble boards. With seconds...
10:16, 05/20/2019

Bouncer shot twice outside Long Island City strip club A bouncer was shot twice outside a Long Island City strip club Monday morning, police said. The 42-year-old man was struck in the shoulder and leg around 4:40 a.m. while guarding the door to Show Palace Gentleman’s Club on 21st Avenue. Show Pal...
10:16, 05/20/2019

The Southern Plains Is at High Risk of 'Violent' Tornadoes on Monday The South saw a few dozen tornadoes over the weekend, but Monday’s conditions are ripe for something much worse. The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a high alert forecast for tornadoes across parts of Texas and Oklahoma, including Oklahoma ...
10:32, 05/20/2019

Quartararo used qualifying mode to help MotoGP French GP recovery MotoGP rookie Fabio Quartararo has revealed that he turned his bike engine settings into qualifying mode during the French Grand Prix in a bid to recover from a poor start...
10:32, 05/20/2019

Bob Fernley leaves McLaren IndyCar team after Alonso Indy 500 miss Former Force India deputy team principal Robert Fernley has left the McLaren IndyCar outfit in the wake of Fernando Alonso's failure to qualify for the Indianapolis 500...
10:32, 05/20/2019

Miller got "carried away" battling Marquez in Le Mans MotoGP race Pramac Ducati MotoGP rider Jack Miller says he fell out of the French Grand Prix podium positions because he "got carried away" racing Marc Marquez and damaged his tyres...
10:32, 05/20/2019

It’s official: The ‘Game of Thrones’ series finale was the worst episode in the show’s history A few weeks ago, the fourth episode of the last Game of Thrones season needed only a few days to become the show’s worst-rated episode on IMDB. It had an average rating of 6.6/10 from more than 62,000 reviews, and that rating sank even lower in...
10:32, 05/20/2019

Wall St. lower as tech stocks sell-off on Huawei fallout worries U.S. stocks fell on Monday, as Washington's crackdown on China's Huawei Technologies stoked fears about a hit to the broader technology sector and ratcheted up trade tensions between the world's two largest economies....
10:32, 05/20/2019

Common things you probably didn't know about breastfeeding Breastfeeding is often referred to as a "natural" process, but there's still a lot about it that new moms are unaware of.        ...
10:48, 05/20/2019

Whole Foods eliminating plastic straws from US stores in July. Expect new chicken, too. Whole Foods Market is eliminating disposable plastic straws from its stores in the U.S., Canada and the United Kingdom in July.        ...
10:48, 05/20/2019

Comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy sworn in as Ukraine's president Comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy was sworn in Monday as the sixth president of Ukraine, vowing to achieve a ceasefire with Russian-backed separatists while announcing the disbandment of parliament....
11:00, 05/20/2019

Swedish prosecutor seeks warrant for Julian Assange in rape case A Swedish prosecutor filed a request Monday to arrest WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange for a rape case nearly a decade ago that began his several years of living under asylum....
11:00, 05/20/2019

Va. town remembers the high price paid on D-Day The 75th anniversary of the D-Day invasion of Normandy has a solemn significance for a small Virginia town. (May 20)        ...
11:00, 05/20/2019

Graduation speaker pledges to pay students' debt A billionaire technology investor and philanthropist says he will provide grants to wipe out the student debt of the entire graduating class at Morehouse College - an estimated $40 million. (May 19)        ...
11:00, 05/20/2019

AP Top Stories May 19 P Here are the top stories for Sunday, May 19th: Tensions with Iran rise in Persian Gulf; Russian agent asks for money; 21 story building imploded; Billionaire gives huge gift to college graduates.        ...
11:00, 05/20/2019

Pork farmers in China hit hard by swine fever Pork lovers worldwide are wincing at prices that have jumped up to 40 percent as African swine fever in China's vast pig herds sends shockwaves through global meat markets. (May 20)        ...
11:00, 05/20/2019

Acting with 'Godzilla' Millie Bobby Brown was joined by her "Godzilla: King of the Monsters" castmates at the film's LA premiere, to discuss how it felt acting opposite the iconic monster. (May 20)        ...
11:00, 05/20/2019

The narrator in chief: Trump opines on the 2020 Democrats — and so much more “He brings you into his narrative. You can’t resist. It’s kind of a mind trap,” says author Bret Easton Ellis. “Trump is a great unifier in some horrifying way.”...
11:00, 05/20/2019

Microsoft releases first test version of its Edge browser for Mac Last month, Microsoft released a preview of its new, Chromium-powered Edge browser for Windows 10. Now, you can test drive the browser with macOS, too. For the most part, the macOS Canary build comes with the same features you'll find in the Win...
11:16, 05/20/2019

'Game of Thrones' finale blocked in China due to trade war The Game of Thrones finale may have aired last night but the show isn't over yet -- at least in China, where the episode has yet to air. Tencent Video, the streaming platform that controls the rights of HBO's series in China, didn't br...
11:16, 05/20/2019

Space exploration indie ‘Outer Wilds’ hits Xbox One and PC May 30th Open-world space exploration indie Outer Wilds will arrive on Xbox One and the Epic Games Store May 30th. It emerged last week the crowdfunded Mobius Digital title would be a timed exclusive for the Epic Store. Outer Wilds will arrive on other platfo...
11:16, 05/20/2019

China: Thousands of North Korean women forced into prostitution: report A UK-based organization has documented widespread violence against women in North Korea, claiming that thousands of the communist country's women are being subjected to forced marriage and prostitution in China....
11:16, 05/20/2019

Austria: All far-right ministers leave government after video scandal Austria's far-right Freedom Party (FPÖ) says its ministers will step down from the Cabinet. The move came as Chancellor Kurz proposed the ouster of FPÖ member Herbert Kickl as interior minister after a video scandal....
11:16, 05/20/2019

Garden living: how one couple recreated a California beachside home by renovating a cottage in urban London After years working in Los Angeles, this couple tore down all but two walls of a Victorian cottage in Surrey and recreated the inside-outside Californian lifestyle they had grown to love....
11:16, 05/20/2019

WWE Money in the Bank: Bayley wins big, Brock Lesnar returns Bayley had one of the most successful nights of her career at WWE's Money in the Bank pay-per-view event which also featured the return of Brock Lesnar....
11:16, 05/20/2019

Kayleigh McEnany: Joe Biden is an 'empty suit' who can't take credit for the Trump economy Press secretary for the Trump 2020 campaign Kayleigh McEnany has slammed former Vice President Joe Biden for taking credit for the rebound experienced by the American economy. ...
11:48, 05/20/2019

GOP pollster says Pete Buttigieg's policies are in line with Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren A day after 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg's town hall with Fox News, Republican pollster Chris Wilson told "Fox & Friends" that the South Bend, Indiana mayor's political platforms aren't unlike those of Sen. Elizabeth Warren and...
11:48, 05/20/2019

Mexico unveils plans to withhold taxes from Uber and other drivers Mexico's Finance Ministry on Monday laid out plans to withhold taxes from drivers for ride-hailing and food delivery technology firms such as Uber Technologies Inc, Rappi and Cabify....
12:00, 05/20/2019

Researchers warn against homemade sunscreen Many people may be tempted to craft their own sunscreens out of all-natural ingredients. However, such creams will likely fail to offer any protection....
12:00, 05/20/2019

Ezekiel Elliott Knocks Over Event Staffer At EDM Festival, Gets Handcuffed Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott got into a little scuffle with event personnel at an EDM festival in Las Vegas over the weekend. The two-minute video, published by TMZ this morning, shows Elliott following a woman and arguing with her....
12:00, 05/20/2019

U.S. measles cases increase to 25-year high Measles cases in the United States rose to 880 last week, to the highest level in 25 years, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Monday....
12:00, 05/20/2019

Drop the pop: 10 summer alternative albums you need, from Springsteen to Black Keys Bruce Springsteen, The Black Keys and Tame Impala are a few of the artists making long-awaited comebacks this summer.        ...
12:16, 05/20/2019

Ed Cox will exit as New York’s GOP chief, join Trump campaign New York’s Republican Party Chairman Ed Cox won’t be seeking reelection, paving the way for Erie County GOP Chairman Nick Langworthy to fill the top post. And Cox, the son-in-law of former President Richard Nixon who led the party since 2009, got a n...
12:16, 05/20/2019

Honor 20 will still get security updates despite Google's restrictions on Huawei Honor is set to announce its flagship Honor 20 phone series tomorrow at an event in London, but whatever is unveiled will be overshadowed by the Google suspension of Huawei Android updates.Due to new sanctions on the Chinese company in the US, Google...
12:16, 05/20/2019

Best smartwatch 2019: the top wearables you can buy today Update: It's not strictly a sequel to the Samsung Galaxy Watch, but we've just placed the Galaxy Watch Active in our list below. It's a sportier version of our best smartwatch without the rotatable bezel, plus the price is lower too.A ...
12:16, 05/20/2019

Eiffel Tower Evacuated After Climber Spotted On Monument The Eiffel Tower was evacuated on Monday afternoon after a person was spotted climbing up the Paris landmark, the company that operates the structure said....
12:32, 05/20/2019

Samsung Galaxy Buds update addresses Bluetooth and sound issues The second important update for Samsung's Galaxy Buds earphones comes three months after their launch. Unlike the previous one that added a couple of new features, the most recent update addresses some issues with Bluetooth connectivity and Ambient s...
12:32, 05/20/2019

Apple memo says it will replace some Apple Watch series 3 units with something better If you have an Apple Watch series 3 model that needs to be replaced by Apple, you might be in luck. According to 9to5Mac, the company is apparently running low on the 2017 version of its timepiece; as a result, some Apple customers expecting a brand ...
12:32, 05/20/2019

Huawei: Honor 20 series will receive security updates despite restrictions Leaked Honor 20 rendersAs a result of the Trump administration’s latest restrictions, Google confirmed yesterday evening that it’d be immediately revoking Huawei’s access to Android updates, the Google Play Store, and Google apps. Earlier today, both...
12:32, 05/20/2019

Deal: Grab a refurbished, unlocked Apple iPhone 7 128GB for just $230 at Woot UPDATE: The refurbished Apple iPhone 7 128GB is now sold out, but you can still find the iPhone 7 Plus 128GB in refurbished condition for $375. We have replaced the deal link at the bottom of the article, but keep in mind that the iPhone 7 Plus only ...
12:32, 05/20/2019

Top Senate Republican would raise minimum smoking age to 21 WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate’s top Republican is introducing legislation to raise the minimum smoking age from 18 to 21. The measure by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell would cover not only tobacco products, but also e-cigarettes and vapo...
12:32, 05/20/2019

Cowboys’ Elliott detained by police at Vegas music festival LAS VEGAS (AP) — Dallas Cowboys star Ezekiel Elliott was handcuffed by police, but not arrested, after a scuffle involving event staff at a Las Vegas music festival. Police Officer Laura Meltzer said Monday that the 23-year-old running back was detai...
12:32, 05/20/2019

NFL, union enhance pain management and behavior programs NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL and the players’ union have two new agreements to address player health in the areas of pain management/prescription medications, and behavior well-being. The joint agreements, announced Monday, are designed to lead to a...
12:32, 05/20/2019

Sister of ex-NBA player charged with threatening witness NEW YORK (AP) — The sister of former NBA player Sebastian Telfair was accused on Monday of threatening a woman who testified against him at his New York City gun-possession trial. Octavia Telfair was charged in federal court in Brooklyn with transmit...
12:32, 05/20/2019

Yanks’ Gregorius plays for 1st time since Tommy John surgery TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — New York Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius played five innings of defense and went 2 for 4 with a walk at extended spring training in his first game action since Tommy John surgery on Oct. 17. Playing against Detroit Tigers minor le...
12:32, 05/20/2019

Brooks Koepka’s stunning girlfriend 'rejected' TWICE by US PGA champion in awkward video US PGA champion Brooks Koepka was so in the zone ahead of the final round of the tournament that he appeared to completely snub his girlfriend’s advances....
12:32, 05/20/2019

What to Do If You Miss Your Flight There’s no greater panic-inducing moment than being stuck in a slow security line, knowing you have minutes (or even seconds) before your flight departs. If you break into a cold sweat at the mere thought of missing a flight, we hope to provide you s...
12:32, 05/20/2019

#Review: Sorrento's New Menu Is All About Handmade Pastas, Aromatic Sauces And Delicate Desserts While Delhi is home to a plethora of authentic Italian restaurants and cafes, one restaurant that stands out to be unique in terms of its offerings and delicate art of Italian cooking is Sorrento....
12:48, 05/20/2019

Try These Delicious Low Calorie Salads And Dressings For Weight Loss Low Calorie Foods: Salads are not just delicious but also a low-calorie food. Apart from the obvious, salads also offer many health benefits. The more you add different vegetables and fruits to your......
12:48, 05/20/2019

The best Memorial Day sales you can already get Memorial Day is coming soon, and there are already loads of ways to save on mattresses, major appliances, fashion, tech, and more.        ...
12:48, 05/20/2019

Xbox chief outlines plans to curb toxic behavior Xbox head Phil Spencer has laid out some measures to combat some of the more negative aspects that pervade gaming communities such as toxicity and abuse. He wrote in a blog post that "gaming is for everyone" and people everywhere, from all background...
13:16, 05/20/2019

An Investigation Into Whether Bran Stark Knew His Game of Thrones Fate All Along Warning: This post contains spoilers for Game of Thrones season 8. Depending on who you ask, the Game of Thrones series finale may or may not have left viewers with a number of unanswered questions. But one query that seems to be on many fans’ ...
13:16, 05/20/2019

'Game of Thrones' hits record 19.3 million viewers in series finale despite fan backlash Despite high criticism from fans, the final episode of "Game of Thrones" shattered single-night viewing records Sunday, with 19.3 million tuning in to watch the finale....
13:16, 05/20/2019

Tech-savvy Estonia sets example of online voting as EU elections begin Internet voting — or i-voting —has been available since 2005 in the nation that gave the world Skype, and the percentage of voters using the internet to cast ballots has increased with each election, reaching 44 per cent of voters in a national elect...
13:32, 05/20/2019

22-year-old Cleveland Marathon runner dies after collapsing near finish line A participant in Sunday’s 42nd annual Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon died after she collapsed near the finish line, authorities said. The runner was identified as 22-year-old Taylor Ceepo. The recent graduate from Walsh University was pronounced dead at...
13:32, 05/20/2019

'Game of Thrones' is over, and some viewers are ready to cancel HBO. Here's how to do it With 'Game of Thrones' over, some viewers are ready to cancel their subscription to HBO. Here's how to do it.        ...
13:48, 05/20/2019

Google Glass Enterprise Edition 2 drops to $999 and adds Qualcomm’s XR1 Six years have passed since Google unveiled the original version of its AR headset Glass. Now it's back with a more powerful, cooler-looking sequel.Read More...
14:00, 05/20/2019

FCC chair backs merger after T-Mobile and Sprint pledge 97% U.S. 5G coverage in 3 years Ajit Pai has thrown his weight behind T-Mobile's and Sprint's merger after the carriers promised to deploy 5G across the entire U.S., including rural areas.Read More...
14:00, 05/20/2019

Justice Department ready to stop the celebration at T-Mobile and Sprint headquarters This morning we told you that FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has recommended that his fellow Commissioners approve the T-Mobile-Sprint merger. With one other Commissioner stating that he would vote to allow the deal to go through, the odds of the merger closi...
14:00, 05/20/2019

Reminder: Grubhub and Seamless Are Shitty to Restaurants We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: Pick up the phone the next time you decide to place a delivery order. By contacting a restaurant directly, you can avoid any extra delivery fees, as well as commission the restaurant has to pay back to del...
14:16, 05/20/2019

Accountants Must Turn Over Trump’s Financial Records, Lower-Court Judge Rules President Trump lost an early test of his strategy of stonewalling all oversight demands for information by Congress, but the ruling is just the first step in what could be a lengthy process....
14:48, 05/20/2019

Phil Simmons To Quit As Afghanistan Coach After World Cup 2019 Under Phil Simmons, the war-torn nation clinched a berth in the 10-team World Cup after beating West Indies in the final of a qualifying tournament last year....
14:48, 05/20/2019

In Plastic-Bag Wars, the Industry Fights Back The backlash against single-use plastic has engulfed straws, bags and takeout containers, but the plastics industry is fighting back, arguing alternatives can be worse for the environment and disruptive for businesses....
15:00, 05/20/2019

Dozens attend funeral for mom, four kids killed in Harlem fire Dozens of mourners flocked to a Harlem church Monday to honor the lives of the mother and four children killed this month in a horrific fire that consumed their NYCHA apartment building....
15:16, 05/20/2019

Women’s World Cup: Fifa say tickets bought together may not be next to each other • Fans discover seats bought together may not be located together• Buyers call for rethink in response to Twitter announcementFifa has told fans that ticketing arrangements for the forthcoming Women’s World Cup cannot be changed after receiving compl...
15:32, 05/20/2019

Upgrade Your Home Theater With This $600 Samsung TV Yes, Game of Thrones is over, but there’s still a lot of TV you can watch on this discounted Samsung TV. I mean, have you even tried watching Barry? It’s so good—just like this $598 65" 4K smart TV....
15:32, 05/20/2019

Rape Trial Begins for Former NFL Pro Kellen Winslow Jr. Former NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr. began trial Monday amid charges of lewd conduct, indecent exposure, raping two women last year, as well as a 2003 rape of an unconscious 17-year-old girl....
15:32, 05/20/2019

Get Your Mind Right: A Guide to ‘New Age’ Therapies for Mental Wellness There are a million ways for a girl to get her mind right. Some nights she might permit her waist to recklessly abandon it all on a dance floor. Some days it requires a flight to blue skies and even bluer waters (funds permitting). Many times, though...
15:32, 05/20/2019

Paper Chase: Jay-Z and Timbaland Slapped With $2 Million Lawsuit for Uncleared Sample Timbaland and Jay-Z might have to shell out millions of dollars to soul singer Ernie Hines, who alleges the music moguls stole samples of his work....
15:32, 05/20/2019

Chicago Win: Lori Lightfoot to be Sworn in as Mayor; Rahm Emanuel Jumps in Cop's Pocket and Disappears Lori Lightfoot is set to become the first openly gay, African-American woman to serve as Chicago’s 56th mayor when she is sworn in on Monday, and Wintrust Arena will be filled to capacity—with all 8,000 seats accounted for—as Chicagoans are excited f...
15:32, 05/20/2019

Robert Kraft spa tapes tossed in case against masseuses A Florida judge tossed secretly recorded spa videos in a case related to NFL owner Robert Kraft — serving yet another blow to the high-profile massage parlor bust. Palm Beach County Judge Joseph Marx ruled Monday that prosecutors can’t us...
15:32, 05/20/2019

Russian reporters resign after co-workers fired over Putin story The entire political staff at one of Russia’s most prominent newspapers resigned Monday in protest against its billionaire publisher — who reportedly ordered the firing of two journalists after they wrote an article about President Putin&...
15:32, 05/20/2019

Man Who Climbed Eiffel Tower Is Taken Into Custody Images of the man scaling the landmark quickly flooded social media, and the tower was evacuated. It was not known why he embarked on the climb. The tower is to reopen on Tuesday morning....
15:48, 05/20/2019

Elle Fanning, Marion Cotillard go glam at Cannes Film Festival The stars are in the South of France for the glamorous Cannes International Film Festival, which runs May 14 to May 25.        ...
15:48, 05/20/2019

Indie Developer Accused Of Plagiarism Says It Was An 'Intentional' Reference A Reddit user’s Sunday post comparing lines in the 2019 indie game YIIK: A Postmodern RPG to passages from novelist Haruki Murakami has led to charges that the game plagiarized the award-winning writer....
16:00, 05/20/2019

US ban on Huawei a ‘cynically timed’ blow in escalating trade war, says firm Top executive says dispute is about trade, not security, after Trump issued order aimed at cutting off firm from US suppliesThe US ban on sharing technology with Huawei was a “cynically timed” blow in the escalating trade war between the US and China...
16:16, 05/20/2019

Nxivm trial: Raniere expected women to be as obedient as ‘hungry dogs’ Lauren Salzman testified that collateral for a secret society within the alleged sex cult included nude photos of the womenSelf-help guru Keith Raniere was a taskmaster who expected his female followers to be as obedient as “hungry dogs”, whether he ...
16:16, 05/20/2019

'I don't feel safe': Alabama newspapers publish letters by women on abortion ban Three local publications devoted their Sunday editions to essays from women, ranging from fear to grappling with personal beliefsThree major Alabama newspapers devoted their Sunday editions to letters from women across the state, offering an expansiv...
16:16, 05/20/2019

The Guardian view on Google versus Huawei: no winners | Editorial The struggle over Huawei isn’t really about technology. It is about whether China or the US is to be masterTrade wars, like real ones, are very much easier to start than to stop. The decision by Google to withhold its software from future Huawei smar...
16:16, 05/20/2019

Nurse Hitchhikes to Help Girl Whose Photo Drew Attention to Hunger in Venezuela Many who saw the picture of Anailin Nava, a 2-year-old girl suffering from malnutrition, wanted to help. One nurse packed some food and hitchhiked to her home....
16:16, 05/20/2019

Afghan women still face perils at home and in the workplace KABUL — Minutes before Mena Mangal, a prominent Afghan journalist and parliamentary adviser, was shot dead by two men in Kabul, she had slammed the door of her parent’s home after reminding them to pay the neighborhood shopkeeper 15 Afghanis (2...
16:32, 05/20/2019

Rise in liposuction procedures linked to ‘athleisure’ trend: study Step one: Buy trendy yoga leggings. Step two: Get the body to wear them. Usually, being able to pull-off form-fitting sportswear is the reward for hard work in the gym, but according to a new report by the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Sur...
16:32, 05/20/2019

These cities have the best quality of life in the world If you want to live well, move to Zurich. That’s according to a new ranking from Deutsche Bank that analyzes prices and living standards around the world to find the cities with the highest quality of life, as well as the most expensive cities to cal...
16:32, 05/20/2019

Gender filter stirs emotions for some trans people Snapchat's new photo filter that allows users to change into a man or woman with the tap of a finger is not necessarily fun and games for transgender people. (April 20)        ...
17:00, 05/20/2019

Trial begins for ex-NFL player in series of rapes A jury in Southern California has heard opening statements from the prosecution and defense in the trial of former NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr. He faces charges of raping two women last year and an unconscious 17-year-old girl in 2003. (May 20) ...
17:00, 05/20/2019

Trump plans official launch of re-election campaign in mid-June: sources President Donald Trump, facing a potentially difficult path to winning a second term in November 2020, plans an official rollout to his re-election campaign in mid-June, the four-year anniversary of his first run, sources said on Monday....
17:00, 05/20/2019

James Holzhauer wins 23rd ‘Jeopardy!’ game, props from Ken Jennings James Holzhauer extended his “Jeopardy!” winning streak to 23 consecutive games Monday, banking $89,229 for a grand total of $1,780,237. The University of Illinois grad (“I attended class as little as necessary”) pulled off hi...
17:00, 05/20/2019

Pakistan Appoints Moin-ul-Haque As High Commissioner to India Pakistan on Monday appointed career diplomat Moin-ul-Haque as the High Commissioner to India. Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday approved appointments of over two dozen ambassadors in......
17:16, 05/20/2019

Monsanto parent company Bayer faces thousands of Roundup-cancer cases after $2 billion verdict Annually, for weeks at a time over his more than 30 years of farming, John Barton would spray a thousand gallons of Roundup every day to kill the weeds springing up among his cotton crop outside Bakersfield, California. Tugging a 200-foot hose when h...
17:16, 05/20/2019

Man Becomes Police Officer At 58 A 62-year-old Virginia police officer is proving that you’re never too old to achieve your dreams. Roscoe Friday joined the Richmond Police Department four years ago at the age of 58. He said becoming a police officer was something he had dream...
17:16, 05/20/2019

Elle Fanning Faints During Star-Studded Cannes Film Festival Party Elle Fanning is proving that beauty truly is pain. On Monday night, the Cannes jury member had a minor fainting spell at the Chopard Trophée Dinner Party. An eyewitness tells E! News......
17:32, 05/20/2019

Aaron Carter Claims Michael Jackson Did One Thing "That Was a Little Bit Inappropriate" Aaron Carter is speaking up. In a newly released clip of the former child star for his upcoming appearance on Marriage Boot Camp: Reality Stars Family Edition, Carter brought up an......
17:32, 05/20/2019

Stranger Things Is Ready For a Very Thirsty Summer With New Clip Things are getting hot this summer, at least according to this new Stranger Things clip. The clip, posted to the show's Twitter account, shows the moms of Hawkins lounging casually......
17:32, 05/20/2019

Eva Mendes and Ryan Gosling Are Running Into Trouble Teaching Their Daughters Spanish Kids say the darndest things, don't they?! While on The Talk on Monday morning, the extremely private Eva Mendes opened up about her long-time love Ryan Gosling and their two......
17:32, 05/20/2019

Josiah Duggar and Wife Lauren Expecting Baby 7 Months After Miscarriage Lauren Swanson is pregnant! The Counting On star and her husband, Josiah Duggar, announced on Monday that they're expecting a baby. The duo's bundle of joy is set to arrive later......
17:32, 05/20/2019

Palestinian leaders say U.S. plans for ‘Peace to Prosperity’ summit slights them Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Mohammed Shtayyeh said Palestinians were not interested in improving life under Israeli occupation but in ending it altogether....
17:32, 05/20/2019

Despite upheaval, Venezuela’s Maduro touts an anniversary Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro is celebrating the first anniversary of his disputed re-election amid a growing humanitarian crisis and political upheaval...
17:32, 05/20/2019

Guatemalan teen is 3rd minor migrant to die in U.S. custody A 16-year-old migrant boy died while in the custody of the U.S. government in Texas on Monday, the third minor migrant death in less than a month, U.S. Customs and Border Protection said....
18:00, 05/20/2019

'Prolific' severe weather event sparks tornadoes, hail, flooding in Oklahoma, Texas The central United States is once again on heightened alert as severe storms, which could produce life-threatening impacts such as long-track tornadoes and flash flooding, ignite across the region through Monday night....
18:00, 05/20/2019

Times Square buildings one-up each other with flashy LED signs They say the neon lights are bright on Broadway. But for retailers, it’s innovative LED displays that get top billing along the Great White Way. The LED wars started when One Times Square, also known as the “ball drop building,” plastered new signage...
18:00, 05/20/2019

NYC stores lure shoppers with interactive gambits While retailers may seem gun-shy about inking multi-year leases, savvy brands are snapping up spaces that allow them to market concepts via pop-ups and customer experiences. In these smaller stores, retailers incorporate interactive (and Instagrammab...
18:00, 05/20/2019

Knicks’ draft target RJ Barrett has ‘great’ case for No. 1 pick RJ Barrett’s high school coach believes his former player didn’t get the attention he was due at Duke because of Zion Williamson and feels there could be a case made for the 6-foot-7 stud to be the No. 1 pick of the draft. Kevin Boyle, head coach at ...
18:16, 05/20/2019

Yoenis Cespedes’ bizarre mishap could create Mets’ money battle Yoenis Cespedes’ fall from grace turned literal Saturday night, and his future with the Mets may have gone down with it. The Mets’ long-lost outfielder, who has been out since last July after undergoing double-heel surgery, sustained multiple fractur...
18:16, 05/20/2019

Evo Morales launches bid for re-election to fourth term in Bolivia Before a massive rally of more than one million people, the leftist leader asked for "five more years [of leadership] to guarantee this liberation for life."...
18:16, 05/20/2019

Massive 2015 natural gas leak caused by microbial corrosion, report says Aliso Canyon methane leak 6. (credit: Earthworks / Flickr) A massive natural gas leak at a storage facility in Southern California was caused by microbial corrosion of well equipment, according to a new independent report from analysis firm Blade E...
18:16, 05/20/2019

Who should I vote for in the 2019 European elections? Populist parties look set to make big gains in the European elections – but think twice about voting for them if you care about climate and the environment...
18:16, 05/20/2019

Betsy DeVos used personal email for work in 'limited' cases, according to internal investigation Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has used her personal email accounts for government business, an internal investigation found.        ...
18:32, 05/20/2019

Man who urinated on memorial to boy who died of brain cancer arrested, police say Hamilton Township police make two arrests after 'disturbing video' surfaces on social media.        ...
18:32, 05/20/2019

Robinson Cano finally hustles as Mets’ day gets weirder Robinson Cano hit, and for once, ran. The Mets’ most polarizing player these days turned Citi Field boos into cheers Monday, as he hustled out of the box for a double during the club’s game against the Washington Nationals. Cano, who pinc...
18:48, 05/20/2019

Trump stops ex-White House counsel Don McGahn testifying to Congress Justice department says McGahn cannot be compelled to talkHouse panel chair Jerry Nadler condemns interventionDonald Trump has blocked the former White House counsel Don McGahn from testifying before Congress about the special counsel report on Russi...
18:48, 05/20/2019

Bucs 'mutually part ways' with longtime DT McCoy Gerald McCoy, a six-time Pro Bowler and arguably Tampa Bay's most visible player for nearly a decade who hadn't shown up for the Bucs' offseason program, has departed from the team....
19:16, 05/20/2019

Cohen Claims Trump’s Lawyer Encouraged Misleading Congress About the Trump Tower Moscow (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump’s former fixer, Michael Cohen, told Congress it was Trump’s personal attorney, Jay Sekulow, who suggested he tell lawmakers that the negotiations for Trump Tower Moscow ended in January 2016, ev...
19:32, 05/20/2019

Google just gave Huawei a wakeup call It's been a tumultuous week for Huawei. Five days ago, President Trump declared a national emergency to ban the sales and use of telecom equipment that pose "unacceptable" risks to national security. While the executive order didn't explici...
19:32, 05/20/2019

InterDigital expects to be able to license 5G tech to Huawei, despite U.S. ban InterDigital Wireless Inc said on Monday that it can license its 5G network technology to Huawei Technologies Co Ltd despite the threat of a U.S. ban on selling chips and software to the Chinese telecommunications firm, and patent attorneys said Qual...
19:32, 05/20/2019

Slack expects to raise about $197 million in direct listing Slack Technologies Inc, the owner of the workplace instant messaging app, said on Monday it expects https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1764925/000162828019007058/slacks-1a2.htm to raise $196.5 million in direct listing of its class A common shar...
19:32, 05/20/2019

Federal Judge Slams Trump's Attempt to Block Congressional Subpoena A Washington, D.C. judge ruled against Trump’s lawyers’ attempt to block a subpoena by the House of Representatives of the president’s accounting firm, according to BuzzFeed....
19:32, 05/20/2019

This Wall Street Journal story about the gilded underworld of “site selectors,” the consultants who This Wall Street Journal story about the gilded underworld of “site selectors,” the consultants who help corporations milk state and local governments for subsidies, is an excellent demonstration of why the entire practice should be illegal....
19:32, 05/20/2019

Tons of famous women join dead husband dramedy Breaking News In Yuba County According to Deadline, The Help director Tate Taylor has put together a dynamite cast for his upcoming “comedy-drama” Breaking News In Yuba County. For starters, it will star Allison Janney as a woman catches her husband cheating her, at which point ...
19:48, 05/20/2019

Tyra Banks' Top Model meltdown is now a sick house track courtesy of King Princess Memes come and go at a very fast pace, but some stand the tests of time and never get old. Tyra Banks has proven to be one of those memes—quite a few times, actually—with her unpredictable behavior on America’s Next Top Model. There’s that time she f...
19:48, 05/20/2019

Pour another round and watch this new Drunk History trailer Drunk History, Comedy Central’s most educational/irresponsible TV series, will be returning for the second half of its sixth season in June, and this new trailer makes the new episodes look as wacky as usual. There are spills, there are people scream...
19:48, 05/20/2019

Storms bring spring snow to Arizona TUCSON – May typically brings temperatures near triple digits, but this year spring snow is falling in Arizona. Visitors on Mt. Lemmon experienced snow flurries, on Monday. People stopped to capture video of the snowflakes outside the Mt. Lemmo...
20:00, 05/20/2019

A Sneaky Hidden-Ball Trick Sent Trine To The D-3 Softball World Series The Trine University (Indiana) Thunder made use of what was either a sublimely inventive or sneakily underhanded play to get the last out against Geneseo on Saturday and advance to the Division III Women’s College World Series. Whatever your opinion ...
20:00, 05/20/2019

Mets Say Yoenis Cespedes Suffered "Ankle Fractures" In An Incident On His Ranch Yoenis Cespedes hasn’t played for the Mets since last July, when he returned after months on the DL for exactly one game, homered, and then announced that he needed season-ending heel surgery. The outfielder will now be out for even longer thanks to ...
20:00, 05/20/2019

Magic Johnson Visits First Take, Talks A Whole Bunch Of Shit About Lakers GM Rob Pelinka Former Los Angeles Lakers president and current Twitter user Magic Johnson joined ESPN’s First Take this morning to talk about his embarrassing exit from the team, the sorry state of the franchise headed into a critical summer, and the confusing powe...
20:00, 05/20/2019

Disney taps Kari Skogland to direct ‘The Falcon and the Winter Soldier’ Disney has reportedly pegged Kari Skogland — of "The Handmaid's Tale" — to direct its much-anticipated Marvel mini-series, "The Falcon and the Winter Soldier."...
20:00, 05/20/2019

Gerald McCoy, Tampa Bay Buccaneers mutually part ways The Tampa Bay Buccaneers release six-time Pro Bowl defensive tackle Gerald McCoy, who spent nine seasons with the team.        ...
20:00, 05/20/2019

Formula One champion and aviation entrepreneur Niki Lauda dies at 70 Niki Lauda won two of his F1 titles after a crash left him with serious burns and went on to become a prominent figure in the aviation industry.        ...
20:00, 05/20/2019

Even the Yankees' plane got injured, forcing team to take the bus to Baltimore Adding insult to injury, the Yankees were forced to make a bus trek from the Bronx to Baltimore due to a mechanical problem with their plane.        ...
20:00, 05/20/2019

Women's hockey stars form players association in bid to get sustainable pro league The Professional Women’s Hockey Players Association says its goal is to get a pro women’s league that has adequate funding and support.        ...
20:00, 05/20/2019

Pirates slugger Josh Bell's offseason workouts paying immediate dividends Pirates slugger Josh Bell has turned himself into is one of MLB's most feared hitters and a legitimate MVP contender.        ...
20:00, 05/20/2019

Anderson leaves with cervical strain, A's beat Indians 6-4 Anderson left in the sixth inning with a cervical strain, and the Oakland Athletics hung on to beat the Cleveland Indians 6-4        ...
20:00, 05/20/2019

Make Space for Your Bicycle on the Road With a Pool Noodle If your city doesn’t have bike lanes, it’s up to every car that passes you on your bike to determine how much space to give you. They often suck at it. But you can reclaim some space—specifically, the safe passing distance—by strapping a pool noodle ...
20:00, 05/20/2019

Melvin Edmonds, Founder of R&B’s Soulful After 7, Dies at 65 Melvin Edmonds, a founding member of the R&B group After 7, which rose to fame in the ’90s, and an older brother of legendary hitmaker Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds, has died. He was 65....
20:16, 05/20/2019

Forever Whitney: A Houston Hologram Tour Is in the Works and Maybe a New Album, Too Seven years after Whitney Houston’s untimely death at the age of 48, her estate has struck a deal to create a number of money-making opportunities, including a hologram tour and a new album of previously unreleased material....
20:16, 05/20/2019

Middle school students allegedly fed urine-and semen-filled crepes to teachers Worst class ever? A group of middle school students in Ohio allegedly served urine-and-semen-filled crepes to their teachers during a “gourmet” cooking competition — and are now being investigated by the local authorities, a report ...
20:32, 05/20/2019

Stanford students' robot dog does backflips for (relatively) cheap Robots with dog-like talents are nothing new, but it's not exactly practical to buy one that can do more than the basics. The new Aibo is cute, for instance, but not very athletic. A group of Stanford students might have a better solution. Th...
20:48, 05/20/2019

Ethiopia PM Hosts $173,000-A-Seat Fundraising Dinner To Beautify Capital More than 200 people paid an eye-watering $173,000 (150,000 euros) to attend a dinner thrown by Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, to raise funds to beautify the capital Addis Ababa, state media......
21:00, 05/20/2019

NBA notebook: Magic accuses Lakers GM of backstabbing The Los Angeles Lakers on Monday introduced new head coach Frank Vogel at a news conference. However, their old president made all the headlines with accusations of backstabbing by his former subordinate....
21:00, 05/20/2019

Gotta Be Bold: The Bachelorette Has a New Favorite Word and No One Can Stop Saying It Hannah Brown really wants her men to be bold. What does bold mean, exactly? A lot of different things, according to tonight's episode of The Bachelorette, during which that word was......
21:16, 05/20/2019

|StocksplummetasUStakesaimatChinesetechgiant US tech giant Google has announced that it would be restricting Huawei's access to its android operating system due to the company being blacklisted....
21:32, 05/20/2019

Here's the Soviet Equivalent of the Car Chase from 'Bullitt' When you think about Soviet cinema, I’m guessing you tend to picture ponderous WWII epics or maybe Solaris. What you probably aren’t imagining are wild car chases, but you’d be wrong! There were some pretty good car chases in Soviet movies, but the o...
21:32, 05/20/2019

Chevron and EVgo Partner to Build Fast Chargers at Gas Stations EVgo wants to bring electric car charging infrastructure to the mainstream by fitting them in convenient places. Far too often are electric charging stations placed in the middle of nowhere without even so much as shelter from the rain or a place to ...
21:32, 05/20/2019

McLaren Won't Buy Its Way Into the Indy 500 Motorsport’s big star in an always-faltering car, Fernando Alonso, was one of three drivers who failed to make the field for this year’s Indianapolis 500—leaving Alonso and his McLaren team with the choice of either trying to buy their way in or goin...
21:32, 05/20/2019

Proposed legislation could fine those texting while walking in New York While drivers in New York cannot text while behind the wheel, the New York State Senate is working on legislation (via USA Today) that would ticket pedestrians crossing through a roadway while using their phone. The bill (S5746) was first proposed by...
21:32, 05/20/2019

New Zealand investigators re-enter disaster-stricken mine after eight years Mining experts on Tuesday re-entered a coal mine shuttered for more than eight years after one of New Zealand's worst industrial disasters killed 29 men, the government said, looking to investigate the cause and retrieve the remains of victims....
21:32, 05/20/2019

Yemen’s Houthi drone targeted civilian facility: Saudi coalition Yemen’s Iran-aligned Houthi movement targeted an arms depot at Najran airport in Saudi Arabia which caused a fire to break out in the facility, the group's Al Masirah TV said on Tuesday....
21:32, 05/20/2019

Venezuela opposition's envoy to U.S. meets Pentagon, State Department officials The Venezuelan opposition's envoy to the United States said he met Pentagon and State Department officials in Washington on Monday to discuss "all aspects of the Venezuelan crisis."...
21:32, 05/20/2019

UK's Hammond: Backing a 'no deal' Brexit means deliberately harming economy British finance minister Philip Hammond will on Tuesday warn that those pushing for Britain to leave the European Union without a deal would be doing deliberate damage to the British economy....
21:32, 05/20/2019

Formula 1 racing legend Niki Lauda dead at 70 Formula 1 racing legend Niki Lauda — who once made a miraculous recovery from a horrific crash that left him badly burned — died Monday at the age of 70, his family said. “With deep sadness, we announce that our beloved Niki has peacefully passed awa...
21:48, 05/20/2019

Anthony Kay’s Mets hype grows with spectacular outing Anthony Kay is on the Mets’ radar, according to manager Mickey Callaway, but the left-hander wasn’t given serious consideration for a promotion to start against the Nationals on Monday. The 24-year-old up-and-comer then sent a strong message, throwin...
21:48, 05/20/2019

'Fortnite' pro Turner 'Tfue' Tenney sues esports team FaZe Clan over 'oppressive' contract Esports star Turner “Tfue” Tenney is suing his team FaZe Clan, saying its contract is "oppressive" and takes up to 80% of his earnings.        ...
21:48, 05/20/2019

Judge blocks Kraft-related spa video from trial In yet another blow to prosecutors, the judge presiding over the case against operators of the Florida day spa at the center of a prostitution sting that ensnared New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft ruled that surveillance video could also not be...
22:16, 05/20/2019

Cohen: Trump’s attorney urged false testimony Michael Cohen told lawmakers earlier this year that one of Donald Trump's personal attorneys asked him to falsely testify to Congress and told him the president was considering granting him a pardon to “shut down” the Russia investigation, according...
22:16, 05/20/2019

How one couple brought their former LA lifestyle to their Surrey home After years working in Los Angeles, this couple tore down all but two walls of a Victorian cottage in Surrey and recreated the inside-outside Californian lifestyle they had grown to love....
22:32, 05/20/2019

PRESS DIGEST-New York Times business news - May 21 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....
23:00, 05/20/2019

Going out of business: Ascena Retail Group closing all of its nearly 650 Dressbarn stores For now, the Dressbarn website and all stores are open. The company says there are no current changes to its return, refund, or gift card policies.        ...
23:16, 05/20/2019

| New Lakers coach Vogel calls for 'togetherness' Los Angeles Lakers head coach Frank Vogel said forging a sense of "togetherness" would be crucial as he attempts to halt six years of failure at the franchise....
23:16, 05/20/2019

Meet Silicon Valley's 'China whisperer' For years, venture capital powerhouse Andreessen Horowitz stood by a steadfast rule: to become a general partner at the firm, you had to be a founder or CEO of a major tech company....
23:32, 05/20/2019

A degree in mobility? It will soon be possible at Wayne State The Michigan Mobility Institute, formed this year to enhance the state's workforce, is partnering with Wayne State University in Detroit to develop a curriculum that will allow students to earn a master's degree in mobility....
23:32, 05/20/2019

With Joko Widodo’s Re-Election, Indonesia Bucks Global Tilt Toward Strongmen The president of the world’s third-largest democracy won a second term Tuesday, and vowed in an interview to protect pluralism and fight growing extremist threats....
23:32, 05/20/2019

Australia's central bank will consider a rate cut at June meeting, governor says Australia's central bank will consider the case for lower interest rates at its June policy meeting, Governor Philip Lowe said in a speech on Tuesday....
23:32, 05/20/2019

Singapore cuts 2019 GDP forecast as first-quarter growth hits decade low Trade-reliant Singapore has been hit hard by the Sino-U.S. trade war which has disrupted global supply chains in a blow to business investment and corporate profits....
23:32, 05/20/2019

60 Wall St. taps CBRE to market office space The owners of 60 Wall St. have tapped CBRE to market the tower’s 1.7 million square feet of office space once Deutsche Bank moves out, sources said — a pivotal moment in the 30-year-old tower’s history. The CBRE assignment, which followed what an ins...
23:48, 05/20/2019

Steph and Seth Curry shared a special moment after the Western Conference finals Stephen Curry and Seth Curry exchanged jerseys and a hug after Steph's Warriors completed the sweep of the Trail Blazers.        ...
23:48, 05/20/2019

Dellin Betances finally honing in on Yankees comeback BALTIMORE — Dellin Betances won’t exactly know when he will be off the injured list until he starts throwing off a mound, but the right-handed reliever has an eye on June. “I hope so. I think I can be back [in] June,” Betances said after playing catc...
00:00, 05/21/2019

"You'll Always Be My Hero": Rahul, Priyanka Remember Father Rajiv Gandhi Congress chief Rahul Gandhi and sister Priyanka Gandhi today paid tributes to their father and former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi on his 28th death anniversary....
00:00, 05/21/2019

"We'll See": For Naveen Patnaik's Party, It Is Wait And Watch Naveen Patnaik's party has said that it is "equidistant" from both the Congress and the BJP and that it will decide whether to support the BJP-led national alliance or not based on what is promised to......
00:00, 05/21/2019

Election Results 2019: How to Check Election Result Online via Google, App, Website Election Results 2019 will be declared on May 23. Check Lok Sabha election results on NDTV website, Android, iOS app and official social media channels for live updates of vote counting....
00:00, 05/21/2019

Huawei founder: The US is fighting us because we want to ‘stand at the top of the world’ Ren Zhengfei, the billionaire founder of beleaguered Chinese electronics giant Huawei, sat down with Chinese state media on Tuesday to offer his response to the dramatic turn of events from over the weekend — namely, Google’s decision to ...
00:16, 05/21/2019

Sources: Urias to be reinstated, rejoin Dodgers Left-hander Julio Urías will be reinstated from administrative leave after Major League Baseball did not obtain a security video that allegedly showed a domestic-violence incident, sources say....
00:16, 05/21/2019

Settling the culture war through politics “Politics is war by other means.” This reversed version of the famous quotation from Carl von Clausewitz means that politics, with its imperfections, implies that when war can be avoided, politics is a better means for solving the same problems....
00:32, 05/21/2019

UPDATE 1-UK Stocks-Factors to watch on May 21 Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening 21 points higher at 7,332 on Tuesday, according to financial bookmakers, with futures up 0.38% ahead of the cash market open....
00:48, 05/21/2019

Schwartz, Tarasenko have Blues close to Cup Final The Blues are within one win of their first Stanley Cup Final since 1970 and Vladimir Tarasenko and Jaden Schwartz have played huge roles        ...
00:48, 05/21/2019

Kettlebell Connect – a smart way to train with weights (if you can afford it) The way it swaps between six different weight levels is clever, not least because it’s all done at the touch of a button. But it comes at a heart-pumpingly prohibitive costI like a kettlebell. Even the word “kettlebell” is nice. It’s like the alarm I...
01:00, 05/21/2019

Dual hearings on Capitol Hill focus on Trump’s Iran policy WASHINGTON (AP) — Iran and tensions in the Persian Gulf as well as President Donald Trump’s tough talk are the subject of competing meetings in the House and Senate, both closed to the public and the press. Tuesday’s meetings on Capitol H...
01:00, 05/21/2019

From Billie Ellish to Hall & Oates: the best US summer festival lineups Across America, this summer will bring with it a variety of genre-spanning live music events, featuring a range of diverse artistsWhile US festivals have lately been earning less than rave reviews – with the ongoing fallout of Fyre festival, May’s lo...
01:00, 05/21/2019

UFO religions, microscopic ants and lunar landscapes – in pictures Foam Talent are presenting twenty emerging artists who are lighting up the world of contemporary photography – here are some of the highlights Continue reading......
01:00, 05/21/2019

|MarketsLIVE:OilclimbsasOPECsignalonoutputcurbsovershadowstraderisk Oil rose for a second day on signs OPEC and its allies will extend production cuts beyond June, while a steadily deteriorating US-China trade relationship kept prices from pushing higher....
01:00, 05/21/2019

De Blasio calls for probe of taxi lenders following predatory loan report Mayor Bill de Blasio launched a probe Monday of the city taxi market following a damning report that claimed industry leaders duped drivers with predatory loans and artificially inflated the costs of cab medallions for years– leading to their e...
01:16, 05/21/2019

Ex-Nxivm disciple: Torture was a way of life Torture was a way of life in the Nxivm sex cult, a former disciple testified Monday. Sick Svengali Keith Raniere wanted his collection of female sex “slaves” viciously spanked with studded sex toys, had them branded in excruciatingly painful procedur...
01:16, 05/21/2019

Optus is taking 20% off some iPhone XS, Galaxy S10+ and SIM-only plans Whether your phone contract has just expired or has long been in need of changing, now's a good opportunity to snag an excellent new plan from Optus.The telco is offering a stellar 20% discount on several of its plans, although you'll have ...
01:16, 05/21/2019

White House blocks former counsel McGahn from testifying to Congress McGahn had been scheduled to appear before the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday to answer questions following the release of the Mueller report last month. ...
01:32, 05/21/2019

GM dramatically scales back its Maven car-sharing service GM's car-sharing program, Maven, is leaving eight out of the 17 cities it serves across North America, according to The Wall Street Journal. Maven never quite made it big and only ever became available in a handful of locations -- in fact, while...
01:48, 05/21/2019

The Latest: Mercedes pays tribute to F1 great Niki Lauda BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on Niki Lauda’s death (all times local): ___ 10:15 am: Mercedes F1 team principal Toto Wolff says Niki Lauda “will always remain one of the greatest legends of our sport” after the three-time world champion ...
01:48, 05/21/2019

Enjoy It While You Can We’re in for one last pleasant day Tuesday before heat & humidity crank back up! Expect a muggy & summery Memorial Day weekend with low shower/storm chances and near record highs. It’s a good thing pools are opening up soon....
01:48, 05/21/2019

Ventimiglia says trip showed him Red Nose charity’s impact LOS ANGELES (AP) — “This Is Us” star Milo Ventimiglia has learned firsthand what the Red Nose Day’s fundraising campaign means to children in need. He traveled to the outskirts of Nairobi, Kenya, and saw programs supported by the ca...
01:48, 05/21/2019

Alain Delon receives Cannes honorary Golden Palm prize The French actor is a European cinema star, famous for unforgettable roles in the 1960s. But his private life also made headlines — and Cannes Film Festival's decision to award him an honorary Palme d'Or sparked protest....
02:16, 05/21/2019

The Economy Is Strong and Inflation Is Low. That’s What Worries the Fed. The Fed’s struggle to coax inflation to its 2 percent target signals the faltering of a foundational economic relationship. That could create a problem in the next recession....
02:16, 05/21/2019

Three-time F1 champion Lauda dead at 70 Three-time Formula One champion Niki Lauda, who recovered from a near-fatal accident to become one of motor racing's greatest drivers, has died aged 70, according to Reuters....
02:16, 05/21/2019

Google updates GKE with release channels, Windows Server Containers The new release channels will let GKE customers automatically upgrade their Kubernetes clusters at a pace that meets their risk tolerance and business needs....
03:00, 05/21/2019

Election Results 2019: Top 5 Ways To Check Lok Sabha Election 2019 Results Online The Lok Sabha election result 2019 will be declared on May 23. The recently concluded seven-phase 2019 general election was the world's largest democratic polling exercise, in which more than 900......
03:00, 05/21/2019

Google Unveils Glass Enterprise Edition 2 With Improved Camera and More Google is bringing the second edition of its eye-wearable device - Google Glass Enterprise Edition 2, with improved camera, USB Type-C port, and safety frames....
03:00, 05/21/2019

GDPR one year on: measured enforcement is just the beginning It’s official – the GDPR is one year old. In its first 12 months, the European Commission has demonstrated strong yet measured implementation, with fines totalling over €56 million hitting 91 companies, including €50 milli...
03:00, 05/21/2019

Oculus Quest and Rift S now shipping Facebook -owned Oculus is shipping its latest VR headgear from today. Preorders for the PC-free Oculus Quest and the higher end Oculus Rift S opened up three weeks ago. In a launch blog Oculus touts the new hardware’s “all-in-one, fully i...
03:16, 05/21/2019

Niki Lauda, Formula One Legend: A Story Of Fire And Ice On fire in a burning cockpit: Formula One legend Niki Lauda, who died at the age of 70, will forever be known for his 1976 accident. But even the horrific crash could not shake the 1975 world......
03:16, 05/21/2019

VW outlines launch plans for first member of new EV family Volkswagen brand is getting ready to launch the first of a new lineup of electric vehicles, the ID3 hatchback. Automotive News Europe spoke with the brand’s sales chief, Juergen Stackmann, about his hopes for the new EV range....
03:32, 05/21/2019

Three-time F1 champion Niki Lauda dies: Tributes from the paddock Ferrari, McLaren, Mercedes and several Formula 1 and motorsport personalities are among those to have paid tribute to three-time world champion Niki Lauda, who died on Monday...
03:32, 05/21/2019

Podcast: Roebuck on Lauda's final title in F1's closest ever fight Niki Lauda's final crowning achievement as a Formula 1 driver was his triumph in the 1984 title fight - a battle celebrated in this archive edition of The Autosport Podcast...
03:32, 05/21/2019

Nearly Half of Juul's Followers on Twitter Last Year Were Teens, Report Claims Juul says that it has aggressively attempted to curb the use of its products by teens amid ongoing pressure from the Food and Drug Administration, but teens may have made up a significant percentage of the brand’s social following on Twitter in 2018,...
03:32, 05/21/2019

Senator Introduces Do Not Track Bill to Block Companies From Collecting Your Data A new bill is trying to create a program similar to The Do Not Call list, except it would stop companies from tracking your online activities.Read more......
03:32, 05/21/2019

Social Media Censorship Is Hurting Those on the Margins, EFF Project Contends Bias on social media has become a highly politicized topic in the US—started mainly by right-wingers crying foul at having their accounts suspended or banned, and snowballing in a series of congressional hearings on the subject. The White House itsel...
03:32, 05/21/2019

This Week, Amazon Has a Chance to Prove It Can Do the Right Thing on Its Own On Wednesday, during an Amazon shareholder meeting, investors will vote on proposals pushing for more oversight on the tech giant’s facial recognition efforts. But there are a number of caveats.Read more......
03:32, 05/21/2019

AP Top Stories May 21 A Here's the latest for Tuesday May 21st: Iran's president says he is seeking wartime executive powers; Congress may hold former White House counsel Don McGahn in contempt; Trump campaigns in Pennsylvania; Severe weather in Southern Plains &...
04:00, 05/21/2019

Students accused of putting bodily fluids in crepes served to teachers Authorities in Powell, Ohio, are investigating reports of students putting urine and semen into crepes eaten by teachers at Hyatts Middle School.        ...
04:00, 05/21/2019

Wes Studi on a career of donning period costumes, superhero spandex, and an Avatar mo-cap suit The actor: Wes Studi has proven himself a formidable fighter on the big screen, thanks to his work in films as disparate as Heat and Street Fighter, even sporting spandex for his comedic turn in Mystery Men. Studi has several new movies in the pipeli...
04:16, 05/21/2019

Home Depot's Sales Lifted by Larger Customer Transactions Home Depot sales rose in the fiscal first quarter, lifted by higher customer transactions, though same-store sales growth was weaker than analysts had expected....
04:32, 05/21/2019

Hong Kong looks to raise up to $1 billion in green bonds Hong Kong is looking to raise between $500 million and $1 billion in five-year green bonds as the former British colony looks to establish itself as a center for green finance....
04:32, 05/21/2019

Best true wireless earbuds: the best wireless AirPod alternatives around Headphone cables may be falling out of fashion. Wireless audio sounds better than ever, compression formats for Bluetooth 5.0 are more reliable, flagship smartphones are shipping without headphone jacks, and listeners of all kinds are starting to see...
04:32, 05/21/2019

The Latest: Confirmed tornado spotted near Tulsa airport OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Latest on severe weather in the central United States (all times local): 6:45 a.m. The National Weather Service says a confirmed tornado has been spotted near the Tulsa International Airport. A tornado warning was issued earl...
05:00, 05/21/2019

North Carolina Senate debates bill to fix voter ID denials RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Voter ID legislation now goes before North Carolina’s Senate after the House eased rules around authenticating student and employee identification cards for use in next year’s elections. The House bill is set for Sena...
05:00, 05/21/2019

Subtropical storm Andrea expected to weaken in coming days MIAMI (AP) — Subtropical storm Andrea, the first named storm of the Atlantic season, is maintaining a northward motion over the western Atlantic but meteorologists say it is expected to weaken late Tuesday and dissipate on Wednesday. The National Hur...
05:00, 05/21/2019

Australia government says it won’t break election tax pledge CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s newly reelected administration says its promise to slash income taxes might be delivered late but won’t be broken as the government hopes to stimulate consumer spending and revive a flagging economy....
05:00, 05/21/2019

How will Mars explorers stop earthly viruses infecting the red planet? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific conceptsDuring our visits to Mars, what, if anything, are we doing to prevent our bacteria, viruses and ...
05:00, 05/21/2019

Suburbs return to Trump, GOP fights to keep them When the 2018 elections practically wiped out GOP members from suburban districts, the party went into a panic. But since, the suburban vote, especially among women, has come back to the Republicans as the economy has surged....
05:16, 05/21/2019

Drunk passenger faces six years in jail for ‘air hooliganism’ A drunk passenger was banned for life from flying on the Russian airline Aeroflot after he broke a flight attendant’s leg during a fight over a cigarette, a report said on Monday. Maxim Pashnin boarded a flight from Siberia to Moscow last week ...
05:16, 05/21/2019

2019 Renault Kwid Facelift Spotted Testing Again The 2019 Renault Kwid facelift was recently spotted testing in India again, and this time around, the car appears to be one of lower variants. By the looks of it, the car appears to be......
05:16, 05/21/2019

Hyundai Venue SUV Bags 15,000 Bookings Hyundai India today announced that the Venue subcompact SUV has received close to 15,000 bookings before the launch of the car. The company also said that 50,000 enquiries have already been made for......
05:16, 05/21/2019

How to watch Tottenham vs Liverpool: live stream the 2019 Champions League final from anywhere Well who saw this coming? Really now? No amount of crystal balls at the start of the season could have predicted an eventual 2019 UEFA Champions League final between Spurs and Liverpool - we don't care what you say! But on June 1, that's ex...
05:32, 05/21/2019

Desperate search for man who was kidnapped from east London street a month ago The family of a man who disappeared after being kidnapped off the street in east London more than a month ago today issued a heartfelt plea for his safe return....
05:32, 05/21/2019

American Airlines blames mechanics for 2,200 flight delays, cancellations, warns of summer travel trouble American Airlines says a slowdown by mechanics led to nearly 2,200 flight cancellations, delays since February and has intensified.        ...
05:32, 05/21/2019

Huawei believes Europe will keep faith in company: executive China's Huawei believes Europe will not follow the United States in blacklisting the company because it has been a partner of European telecoms firms for many years, a top Huawei executive told an Italian newspaper....
05:48, 05/21/2019

Terrorism charge filed against Tarrant in New Zealand mosque shootings that left 51 dead The new charge comes with a maximum penalty of life imprisonment upon conviction and will be a test case for New Zealand's terrorism law.        ...
05:48, 05/21/2019

Iran refuses Trump's offer of talks unless US shows 'respect' Iran's Foreign Minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, has said his country won't negotiate with President Donald Trump unless the US shows Tehran "respect" by honoring its commitments under the disputed nuclear deal....
05:48, 05/21/2019

Formula 1 legend Niki Lauda dies aged 70 Three-time F1 world champion and non-executive chairman of Mercedes F1 “passed away peacefully”, his family said Tributes have been paid to three-time Formula 1 world champion Niki Lauda, who has died at the age of 70. The Austrian underwent a dou...
06:00, 05/21/2019

Kevin Durant is the NBA's best player, but the Warriors are way more fun without him Golden State have reached their fifth NBA finals in a row but KD has missed time through injury. His absence has brought joy back to the teamThe first thing you need to know is a cold hard fact: the Warriors are a better team with Kevin Durant on the...
06:00, 05/21/2019

Aidan O’Brien team favouring Epsom bid with Derby favourite Sir Dragonet • Ballydoyle operation leaning towards Epsom over French Derby• Too Darn Hot may make surprise switch to Irish GuineasEpsom racecourse was bathed in sunshine for the annual Breakfast With The Stars event here on Tuesday to preview the Derby meeting n...
06:00, 05/21/2019

Trump touts 2020 re-election chances, takes swipe at Biden during Pennsylvania rally Trump’s visit to the key battleground state also came two days after Biden held a campaign rally in Philadelphia, and the former vice president wasn’t far from Trump’s mind....
06:00, 05/21/2019

Nicaraguan government releases 100 jailed protesters The administration of President Daniel Ortega said all 100 face charges of "offences against security and the public peace," which have commonly been applied to participants in anti-government protests that started last year....
06:00, 05/21/2019

Velocity is strangling baseball — and its grip keeps tightening Pick a problem, or a perceived problem, in baseball, and it can probably be traced back, directly or indirectly, to the rise of velocity as the sport’s ultimate weapon....
06:00, 05/21/2019

Nitish Kumar Calls EVM Allegations "Bogus", Says Opposition "Nervous" Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday dubbed the allegations made by Opposition pertaining to the unsecured movement of EVMs in Bihar as "bogus" and added that such statements made by the......
06:00, 05/21/2019

All 5 VVPATs Should Be Counted First: 22 Opposition Parties To Poll Body Opposition parties turned out in strength at the Election Commission today with a list of demands that they said were "confidence-building measures" and questioned the movement of Electronic Voting......
06:00, 05/21/2019

Climate protesters disrupt BP investor meeting, Shell gets boost Climate change protesters disrupted oil and gas group BP's annual shareholder meeting on Tuesday, shouting "this is a crime scene", while rival Royal Dutch Shell received some rare praise from shareholders on its climate policies....
06:16, 05/21/2019

Fallen firefighter remembered as selfless public servant APPLETON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin firefighter killed by gunfire after responding to a medical call has been remembered as a proud father, loving husband, loyal friend and selfless public servant. The funeral service for Mitchell Lundgaard Monday ev...
06:16, 05/21/2019

Jamar Clark’s advocates call for $20M death settlement MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Advocates for Jamar Clark, who was fatally shot by police in 2015, are demanding that the city of Minneapolis settles a lawsuit brought by his family for $20 million, the same amount awarded in the 2017 death of Justine Ruszczyk Da...
06:16, 05/21/2019

French mayor trying to start baby boom by giving out Viagra A French mayor is trying to get a rise out of young couples and get them to move to his small village and start families — offering them free Viagra if they do, according to local reports. Jean Debouzy, mayor of Montereau, a village of just 650...
06:32, 05/21/2019

Watch: Nikolaj Coster-Waldau joins 'Full House' in 'Game of Thrones' skit The worlds of "Game of Thrones" and "Full House" collided on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" in a new skit titled "Full House Lannister" starring Nikolaj Coster-Waldau....
06:32, 05/21/2019

WWE Raw: Seth Rollins and Kofi Kingston team up, Brock Lesnar gloats Universal champion Seth Rollins and WWE Champion Kofi Kingston joined forces on Raw as the threat of Brock Lesnar and his Money in the Bank briefcase loomed overhead....
06:32, 05/21/2019

|FuelinZimbabwewillnowcostoverR20alitre Zimbabwe has announced a massive fuel price hike after the country's central bank said it would no longer provide fuel dealers with funding for petrol and diesel....
06:32, 05/21/2019

|JamieOliver'sUKrestaurantchainsareheadedforinsolvency The UK celebrity chef’s company filed notice in the High Court for administration. The proceedings involve 25 Jamie’s Italian, Barbecoa steakhouse and Fifteen eateries in the UK but not the international division....
06:32, 05/21/2019

|ChinesediplomatjokesthatHuawei'hascutAppleintopieces' China has reacted with uncharacteristic fury to what it deems a concerted US attack on its national champions and even its way of life. But one diplomat showed a touch of humour as he jumped to Huawei Technologies Co.'s defence....
06:32, 05/21/2019

Horrific video shows famed chef pulling plastic trash from fish’s stomach A famed Mexican chef has posted a stunning video of himself pulling plastic bottle caps and other trash from a fish’s stomach as he prepares a meal — as a wake-up call that humans are destroying ocean life. In the footage, three-Michelin-star c...
06:48, 05/21/2019

RPT-Freddie's Layton: Privatization likely to take several years to complete It could take four to five years to raise the capital needed to privatize mortgage giant Freddie Mac using a combination of retained earnings and a public offering of stock, Freddie Mac chief executive Donald Layton said on Tuesday....
06:48, 05/21/2019

Xi Jinping Flexes China's Trade Muscle With Visit to Rare-Earths Hub By touring a region of China that calls itself a rare-earths kingdom, Chinese President Xi Jinping pinpointed a source of leverage his government has over high-technology industries critical to the U.S. economy....
06:48, 05/21/2019

India Antitrust Watchdog Sniffs Around E-Commerce Players India’s antitrust watchdog is assessing the domestic e-commerce sector, a step that could have consequences for Amazon and Walmart-controlled Flipkart, which dominate the country’s online sales....
06:48, 05/21/2019

Sorry Tom Cruise! Renee Zellweger Reenacts Her Iconic Jerry Maguire Scene With Sir Ben Kingsley Show us the, er, reenactment! When Renee Zellweger and Sir Ben Kingsley stopped by for an appearance on the Late Late Show with James Corden last night, the host had just one......
07:00, 05/21/2019

Inside Ashley Iaconetti and Jared Haibon's Journey From Best Friends to Bachelor Nation Power Couple In just one short year, everything can change. For months and months, Ashley Iaconetti and Jared Haibon were the best of friends. They appeared on Bachelor in Paradise together, shared......
07:00, 05/21/2019

A Must-Win War: The Real Battle That Prince Harry and Prince William Are Busy Fighting Every Day Damned when they don't, damned when they do. For the past six years, Prince William and Kate Middleton have been criticized by traditionalist royal-watchers for not making their......
07:00, 05/21/2019

Celine Dion and James Corden recreate 'Titanic' scene on Vegas strip for 'Carpool Karaoke' Celine Dion went full Celine Dion on "Carpool Karaoke" Monday, recreating the "Titanic" bow scene in front of the Bellagio fountains in Las Vegas.        ...
07:16, 05/21/2019

Christie Brinkley is still a bombshell in her bikini at 65 "Early Morning Swim," Christie Brinkley captioned a series of photographs where she showed off her fit form in a triangle bikini.        ...
07:16, 05/21/2019

Duchess Meghan’s friend tears up over negative press: 'She doesn't deserve all this' During a sneak peek of CBS’ upcoming special "Meghan and Harry Plus One," the duchess' friend and makeup artist, Daniel Martin, stood up for her.        ...
07:16, 05/21/2019

Heads up! There will be a record number of Memorial Day travelers, AAA predicts If you are thinking of getting out of town for the upcoming Memorial Day holiday, the best time to leave was last week.        ...
07:16, 05/21/2019

Some major Deutsche Bank investors want chairman to go early: sources At least three major investors in Deutsche Bank want Chairman Paul Achleitner to step down early amid discontent with the bank's turnaround, two people with knowledge of the matter said on Tuesday....
07:16, 05/21/2019

J.C. Penney sales fall short, net loss doubles; shares sink 10% Same-store sales fell more than expected at J.C. Penney Co Inc in the first quarter and its net loss nearly doubled, after the retailer exited its appliance and in-store furniture businesses, sending shares down 8% in premarket trading on Tuesday....
07:16, 05/21/2019

U.S. stocks open higher on Huawei reprieve U.S. stocks opened higher on Tuesday, with the Dow rising more than 100 points, as technology stocks rebounded after Washington temporarily eased trade restrictions imposed last week on China's Huawei....
07:16, 05/21/2019

Bayer hires law firm to probe Monsanto data collection Bayer on Tuesday hired law firm Sidley Austin to investigate a Europe-wide data collection scheme run by its Monsanto unit, which targeted journalists, politicians and other stakeholders to influence the debate on pesticides....
07:16, 05/21/2019