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The contradictions of African banking

The continent is trying to force financial inclusion at a time when international banks are leaving. It is a hotbed of innovation but still lacks essential infrastructure. So how should we look at banking in a modern Africa?...

The contradictions of African banking

Source: euromoney.com

Why African banking’s future is in its own hands From digital banking to the retreat of international firms, the future of African finance will be determined within its own borders. That gives the region a much better chance of success....
04:16, 05/15/2019

Private banking architects: Mark Branson – the man who cleaned up private banking Mark Branson, chief executive officer of Swiss financial regulator Finma, talks to Euromoney about how tax transparency has changed the trajectory of private banking and how far regulation can go in curtailing misconduct....
10:48, 04/28/2019

Private banking across the decades Euromoney’s coverage of private banking since our launch in 1969 reflects the changes in the industry itself. The first 30 years were dominated by Swiss banks – and trying to get into their inner sanctums. The last two decades have seen the evolution...
10:48, 04/28/2019

Banking refugees in Uganda Africa has the largest number of refugees of any continent – in Uganda, many of them are economically active, while others are excluded from accessing basic banking products. Euromoney finds out how integrating refugees into the formal financial syst...
06:00, 05/15/2019

Banking: Is size the solution in CEE? Well-capitalized, liquid and digitally sophisticated, banks in emerging Europe today are far from the clunking incumbents and fly-by-nights of the post-socialist era. A fragmented, diverse and politically volatile region is a challenge for smaller ba...
02:48, 05/14/2019

Women in private banking: Why we need a new normal Wealth management was built by men for men, but now that women will become the largest beneficiaries of the $30 trillion intergenerational wealth transfer, the industry needs to overhaul itself. If it doesn’t, it will be letting down more than just i...
10:48, 04/28/2019

India banking: Data show RBL the way RBL Bank has been transformed over the last decade, from parochial local lender to a second-tier bank with genuine national scale. Its investment in digital and data analytics, and its focus on financial inclusion, suggests it isn’t finished yet....
10:32, 04/28/2019

Bigger banking among changes tipped to help Zandvoort racing Zandvoort organisers are hoping that a revised final corner with steeper banking will contribute to increased overtaking opportunities when the Dutch Grand Prix returns to the track in 2020...
09:16, 05/15/2019

U.S. banking on experience in women's World Cup defence The United States will be counting on experience as they look to defend their women's World Cup crown in France with coach Jill Ellis announcing a squad on Thursday that features 12 members from the team that lifted the title in 2015....
11:48, 05/02/2019

SpaceX Is Banking on Satellite Internet. Maybe It Shouldn't The first satellites of Elon Musk's mega-constellation Starlink are heading to space, but the satellite internet project faces tough economics on Earth....
19:32, 05/15/2019

U.S. banking on experience in women's World Cup defense The United States will be counting on experience as they look to defend their women's World Cup crown in France with coach Jill Ellis announcing a squad on Thursday that features 12 members of the team who lifted the trophy in 2015....
20:16, 05/02/2019

50 Years of Private Banking - A Special Report Euromoney Magazine has charted the birth, growth and maturity of the global private banking industry over 50 years. This special report is the distilled essence of five decades of innovation and change. We look at how private banking has evolved, and...
10:48, 04/28/2019

Private banking: Wealth becomes exciting again in Brazil After so long, private bank clients and even retail investors are no longer happy with the returns from government bonds; instead, they are searching for yield and pushing up the value of risk assets....
10:32, 04/28/2019

Pakistan banking: Aurangzeb brings discipline to HBL The new chief executive of Pakistan’s biggest bank has wasted no time in overhauling it after it was kicked out of the US and fined $225 million in 2017....
10:32, 04/28/2019

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

Giants banking on ‘X-Man’ to be long-awaited sack savior If he makes it and lives up to what the Giants hope and need him to be, Oshane Ximines will be unlike any player who has come through the franchise in nearly a decade. Finding and developing homegrown pass rushers is essential to the lifeblood of any...
19:00, 05/04/2019

Banking regulators grapple with evolution of financial technology A variety of banking and finance technologies have been introduced or popularized by upstarts since the 2008 financial crisis: digital currencies, new data points in determining creditworthiness, and automated anti-fraud processes. The Office of the ...
21:48, 05/09/2019

Private banking: Wealthtech 2.0 – when human meets robot If there was ever a risk of client advisers being replaced by robots, that danger has now passed. Today both robo-advisers and large wealth managers see the importance of having humans and technology work together....
10:48, 04/28/2019

From Savings To FD Accounts: Know All About Post Office Banking Services Post office interest rate: While an interest rate of 4 per cent is applicable on the deposit in the savings account, investment in the other savings schemes at the post office fetches interest at the......
10:32, 05/19/2019

Lack of Banking Options a Big Problem for Crypto Businesses Cryptocurrency companies shunned by banks often turn to shadowy middlemen for payment processing and other services. One of those companies is at the center of the mystery surrounding Bitfinex’s missing customer funds....
10:32, 05/17/2019

Private banking architects: Jürg Zeltner – the pioneer of the CIO Jürg Zeltner, former chief executive of UBS Wealth Management, explains how the chief investment office was born out of chaos. Its introduction shifted not just UBS but the whole private banking industry to a model of professionalism....
10:48, 04/28/2019

These are the top 15 US banks ranked by the mobile banking features consumers value most This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. This report is exclusively available to enterprise subscribers. To learn more about getting access to this report, email Senior Ac...
01:00, 05/08/2019

Euro zone banking at risk of dangerous fragmentation, ECB warns Euro zone banks are turning away from cross-border activity, putting at risk the bloc's banking union and raising the risk of dangerous fragmentation, European Central Bank Vice President Luis de Guindos said on Thursday....
08:00, 05/16/2019

Sensex, Nifty Fall For Second Session In A Row As IT, Banking Shares Drag The S&P BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty 50 Indexes ended lower for second session in a row as banking and information technology sector heavyweights like ICICI Bank, Infosys, Tata Consultancy Services,......
03:48, 05/02/2019

Societe Generale Private Banking: Building a pan-European footprint Societe Generale has had a presence in Luxembourg since 1893, making it the oldest foreign bank in the Grand Duchy. As well as being one of the market leaders, Societe Generale is now the fifth largest employer in Luxembourg’s thriving and business-o...
06:16, 05/10/2019

RBI Asks Non-Banking Lending Companies To Appoint Risk Officers Reserve Bank of India said on Thursday that non-banking finance firms with asset size of more than Rs 5,000 crore should appoint a chief risk officer....
14:16, 05/16/2019

Societe Generale Private Banking (SGPB): Embracing phygitalization Over the last five decades, Societe Generale has been synonymous with innovation, says Jean-François Mazaud, Head of the group’s private banking unit (SGPB)....
10:48, 04/28/2019

Morgan Stanley to shut down its Russian banking business in Q1 2020 Morgan Stanley is planning to send a formal notice to the Russian central bank that it will close down its banking operations in the country in the first quarter of 2020, its Russian unit said in its annual report....
10:48, 05/06/2019

German banking regulator warns mergers are not 'miracle weapons' German banks should not look at mergers as a miracle that will fix their problems, the president of the German banking regulator told CNBC Wednesday....
07:32, 05/08/2019

VAR to be used at African Cup from quarterfinals onwards African Cup of Nations to use VAR for the first time at this year's tournament from the quarterfinals onwards        ...
12:32, 04/30/2019

Brazil investigators get access to banking records of president's son in graft probe A Brazilian court will allow investigators to examine the banking records of President Jair Bolsonaro's senator son and his former driver in a money-laundering investigation, two sources with knowledge of the situation told Reuters on Monday....
18:16, 05/13/2019

T-Mobile gets into banking, offering 4% interest and no fees on its free checking account T-Mobile is jumping into the banking business with a checking account that offers no fees, no minimums and up to 4% in interest.        ...
10:32, 04/28/2019

Morgan Stanley to shut down its Russian banking business in first quarter 2020 Morgan Stanley is planning to send a formal notice to the Russian central bank that it will close down its banking operations in the country in the first quarter of 2020, its Russian unit said in its annual report....
11:32, 05/06/2019

"Imminent Crisis" In Shadow Banking Sector: Corporate Affairs Secretary In recent months, the country's financial system has been grappling with multiple woes in the wake of the turmoil at diversified IL&FS group as well as debt defaults by some other large entities....
05:00, 05/12/2019

Banking: What Santander’s failure to appoint Andrea Orcel as CEO means for the industry Spanish-based group will struggle to overcome fall-out of recruitment U-turn, while Orcel’s situation raises broader questions for banks’ hiring and compensation strategies....
11:00, 04/28/2019

Private Banking and Wealth Management Survey 2019: Results Index More than 2,000 private bankers took part in the 2019 Euromoney private banking survey. See who’s up and who’s down globally, regionally and by country....
10:48, 04/28/2019

‘Shadow banking’ duo charged for laundering millions of dollars for cryptocurrency exchanges The US Attorney for the Southern District of New York has charged two people in connection with running an unlicensed money transfer business used to make deposits for cryptocurrency exchanges. Reginald Fowler and Ravid Yosef allegedly ran a shadow b...
05:32, 05/01/2019

Brazil’s central bank aims to stimulate competition through open banking New regulation would see top-12 banks adopt open banking second half of next year; central bank hopes better risk management will lower cost of credit, spur growth....
05:00, 05/01/2019

Private banking architects: Tan Su Shan – leading the charge for Asia’s wealthy Tan Su Shan has led DBS’s efforts to become the leading home-grown bank for wealth management in Asia, during a decade in which the number of billionaires in the region has soared....
10:48, 04/28/2019

African Markets - Factors to watch on May 15 The following company announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency market moves and political events may affect African markets on Thursday. - - - - - GLOBAL MARKETS Asian stocks bounced from a 3-1/2-month low ...
00:16, 05/15/2019

African Markets - Factors to watch on May 17 The following company announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency market moves and political events may affect African markets on Friday. - - - - - GLOBAL MARKETS Asian shares were struggling to end a bleak we...
00:32, 05/17/2019

Tencent, Alibaba, Xiaomi units win Hong Kong online banking license Hong Kong's banking regulator has issued four more online-only banking licenses to units of Alibaba, PingAn and smartphone maker Xiaomi, as well as to a JV involving Tencent, ICBC and Hillhouse Capital....
04:32, 05/09/2019

Endangered African penguins hatched at San Diego Zoo African penguins are an endangered species. Their numbers have dropped by more than 60 percent in the past three decades and only 23,000 breeding pairs are known to exist....
14:32, 05/09/2019

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

Lion on the lam locked-up in South African jail A young lion captured after being on the run for almost a month spent the night in a South African police cell before being moved back to its national park home....
12:00, 04/28/2019

F1 in talks with Marrakesh and Kyalami for African race "Formula One wants to go back to Africa, with the Moroccan city of Marrakesh and South Africa\u0027s Kyalami circuit keen to host a race, commercial managing director Sean Bratches said on Thursday."...
07:16, 05/16/2019

ANC coasting to victory in South African election The African National Congress was set to easily win South Africa's election on Saturday but with a lower vote share reflecting anger at corruption scandals and racial inequalities that remain entrenched a generation after the party took power....
02:48, 05/11/2019

MIDEAST STOCKS-Dubai ends lower on property, banking as Gulf markets mixed Dubai's stock market closed down on Sunday, dragged lower by property and banking shares as Gulf markets ended the day mixed amid rising geopolitical tensions that have shaken investor confidence. Dubai's main index fell 2.2%, led by a 3.1% decl...
11:16, 05/19/2019

Sanders's and Ocasio-Cortez's Banking Bill Shows How Racial Justice Is Good Policy Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Bernie Sanders have unveiled a new bill that would effectively wipe out the payday lending industry in the United States....
16:00, 05/09/2019

Global private banking debate: Trust, scale and security key factors in a digital world Meeting the needs of high net-worth families is more challenging and fascinating than ever. Private banks are investing in new forms of digital communication, catering to clients’ philanthropic demands, boosting fee transparency and finding ways to a...
10:48, 04/28/2019

Private banking architects: Mary Callahan Erdoes – broadening clients’ investment horizons Mary Callahan Erdoes of JPMorgan speaks to Euromoney about being the port in the storm during the financial crisis and opening up the private wealth market to the whole investment industry....
10:48, 04/28/2019

African swine fever likely arriving at U.S. airports, study says Pork products testing positive for African swine fever are likely arriving at airports across the United States, carried by travelers from infected regions, a new study says....
03:16, 05/18/2019

How Total's CEO pounced on Anadarko's African energy assets It took Total's chief executive and a small group of advisers just days to line up the French energy major's biggest acquisition in almost two decades when it agreed to buy the African assets of U.S. firm Anadarko....
06:32, 05/09/2019

Will Ancient African Coin Found in Australia 'Change Everything'? The tenacity of amateur archaeologists and historians searching on a remote island off the coast of the Northern Territories in Australia seems to have finally paid off. The team has found a small coin that apparently comes from a medieval African ci...
17:48, 05/12/2019

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

Fury as half-marathon bans African runners Organizers of an Italian half-marathon have backed down after their decision to ban African athletes from participating sparked outrage and led to allegations of racism....
19:16, 04/28/2019

African swine fever has crept from China to Europe. Will it hit the U.S.? At least 129 outbreaks have been reported since African swine fever was first identified in August, reducing the country’s hog population by 40 million and leading to the extermination of an estimated 1 million hogs, Chinese officials say. Experts be...
15:48, 05/09/2019

African continent ‘an example of solidarity’ towards migrants and refugees: UN chief African nations are setting an example for richer countries when it comes to the treatment of refugees, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said in a press conference on Saturday, following a meeting with the Chairperson of the African Union Commis...
11:16, 04/28/2019

Injured Bailly to miss African Cup for Ivory Coast Ivory Coast defender Eric Bailly will miss the African Cup of Nations after damaging a medial ligament in his right knee playing for Manchester United        ...
10:00, 04/29/2019

African Union and UN support civilian-led Sudan transition UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The African Union and the United Nations say they are supporting a civilian-led transitional government in Sudan following last month’s overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir. AU Commission Chairman Moussa Faki Mahamat told...
16:48, 05/06/2019

The Deadly African Virus That’s Killing China’s Pigs  A deadly swine disease is spreading across eastern Asia, infecting thousands of pigs and threatening the world’s largest hog industry. Since emerging in China in August, African swine fever has been detected in neighboring Mongolia and Vietnam, incre...
22:32, 05/01/2019

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

Mamelodi Sundowns retain South African title on last day of season Mamelodi Sundowns finish above Orlando Pirates to retain the South African league title after a 1-0 victory at Free State Stars on the last day of the season....
09:48, 05/11/2019

African American businesses grew 400% – but they still need investment | Gene Marks Minority-owned businesses received lower loan amounts and were forced to leverage their own cash, a survey found. Without capital, it’s tough to invest in the future 2018 was a great year for African American small businesses.According to a recent s...
14:32, 05/01/2019

African swine fever outbreak spreads to fourth province An outbreak of African swine fever, a severe hemorrhagic disease of pigs, has spread to a fourth province in South Africa, the agricultural ministry said on Monday, following a spate of outbreaks last month....
16:00, 05/13/2019

Motor racing: F1 in talks with Marrakesh and Kyalami for African race Formula One wants to go back to Africa, with the Moroccan city of Marrakesh and South Africa's Kyalami circuit keen to host a race, commercial managing director Sean Bratches said on Thursday....
07:00, 05/16/2019

Vietnam to mobilize military in fight against African swine fever Vietnam said it will mobilize its military and police forces to help combat the outbreak of African swine fever that has already resulted in the culling of about 4% of the country's pig herd....
01:32, 05/14/2019

Hong Kong reports African swine fever case Hong Kong government confirmed an African swine fever case on Friday night, in a further sign that the virus is continuing to spread beyond mainland China's borders....
07:48, 05/10/2019

African Confederation Cup: Renaissance Berkane to face Zamalek in final Renaissance Berkane of Morocco and Egypt's Zamalek reach the African Confederation Cup final after aggregate wins over CS Sfaxien and Etoile du Sahel....
01:32, 05/06/2019

Tyson Sees Benefit Ahead From African Swine Fever Tyson Foods said African swine fever, a disease hitting pig populations in China, may help the company’s meat businesses as herds are culled in an effort to stop its spread....
08:48, 05/06/2019

Saray Khumalo Becomes The First Black African Woman To Conquer Everest A South African business executive reached the top of Mount Everest on Thursday in what is believed to be the first summit of the world's highest mountain by a black African woman....
05:00, 05/16/2019

African-American strippers awarded more than $3 million in discrimination case Five African American dancers will split more than $3 million awarded to them Wednesday for back pay and suffering while working in a Mississippi strip club....
19:48, 05/18/2019

South African writer Pumla Gqola on books and liberation Twenty-five years after the first post-apartheid elections took place in South Africa, Pumla Gqola, a prominent feminist author in the country, shares her views on democracy with DW....
11:48, 05/01/2019

FOCUS-How Total's CEO pounced on Anadarko's African energy assets It took Total's chief executive and a small group of advisers just days to line up the French energy major's biggest acquisition in almost two decades when it agreed to buy the African assets of U.S. firm Anadarko....
07:32, 05/09/2019

China to ban imports of pigs from Cambodia due to African swine fever China will ban imports of pigs, wild boars and related products from Cambodia, its customs said on Monday, after the Southeast nation reported its first case of the highly-contagious disease....
01:16, 04/29/2019

Anger at corruption dents faith in South African president, ANC before poll Struggling farmer Meshack Ncongwane was a life-long supporter of South Africa's governing African National Congress, but says the party won't get his vote in parliamentary and provincial elections next week....
04:00, 05/01/2019

Frustration over South African racial disparities builds as poll nears After a decade of living in a tiny corrugated iron shack, Nyani Moloi was ecstatic when she was handed the keys to a two-bedroom brick house built by the government....
09:32, 05/02/2019

UN and African Union in ‘common battle’ for development and climate change financing UN Secretary-General António Guterres has called for a “quantum leap” in funding for development and climate change for Africa, speaking to journalists on Monday, following the plenary meeting of the latest United Nations-African Union (AU) Conferenc...
15:32, 05/06/2019

UN chief welcomes establishment of inclusive government in Central African Republic United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has welcomed the establishment in the Central African Republic (CAR) of a government in line with an early February peace deal struck with more than a dozen armed groups active in the country....
09:48, 04/28/2019

West Point to graduate record number of African American women Thirty-four cadets at West Point, the U.S. Army’s military academy, will make history as they graduate next week. This year’s graduating class boasts more African American women than ever....
19:00, 05/18/2019

African elephants under continued threat of poaching, warns UN-backed report An updated assessment by a United Nations Environment Programme-administered treaty has confirmed that poaching continues to threaten the long-term survival of the African elephant....
04:32, 05/10/2019

Central African Republic militia leader and football executive, transferred to ICC Patrice-Edouard Ngaïssona, the coordinator of a mainly Christian militia faction in the Central African Republic and a senior African football executive, has been transferred to the International Criminal Court (ICC) to face accusations of crimes aga...
14:16, 04/28/2019

Hong Kong culls 6,000 pigs after African swine fever found Incurable virus detected in a pig imported from Guangdong province in mainland ChinaHong Kong will cull 6,000 pigs after its first ever case of African swine fever was found in an animal at a slaughterhouse close to the border with mainland China. Re...
22:32, 05/10/2019

African-American fashion magazine 'Ebony' photos on show in Berlin US magazines "Ebony" and "Jet" have influenced generations of black Americans. Former president Barack Obama is no exception. An exhibition in Berlin shows treasures from the archive of the magazine's publisher....
02:00, 05/03/2019

China's African swine fever epidemic could cause global heparin shortage Pharmaceutical researchers are beginning to recognize the threat the African swine fever epidemic in China poses to the global supply of a critically important pork-derived product -- the anticoagulant heparin....
02:16, 05/01/2019

Small plane crashes in Dubai killing three Britons, one South African: statement A small plane crashed south of Dubai airport killing three Britons and one South African, the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority said in a statement on Thursday....
14:16, 05/16/2019

Geraldo Rivera: Joe Biden is Democrats' 'best hope' to galvanize African-American voters Fox News correspondent-at-large Geraldo Rivera said former Vice President Joe Biden was the "best hope" for Democrats to galvanize African-American voters in the 2020 presidential campaign....
19:00, 04/29/2019

Trieste half-marathon organizers spark outrage after banning African runners Organizers of an Italian half-marathon have backed down after their decision to ban African athletes from participating sparked outrage and led to allegations of racism....
09:16, 04/28/2019

Factbox: South African athlete Semenya loses appeal against testosterone rule The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has dismissed an appeal by South African middle-distance runner Caster Semenya against regulations that restrict testosterone levels in female athletes....
14:00, 05/01/2019

U.N. to Malta: drop terrorism charges against African migrants accused of hijacking tanker The United Nations human rights office called on Malta on Tuesday to drop terrorism charges against three African teenage migrants arrested for hijacking a small commercial tanker that rescued their vessel off the coast of Libya....
12:00, 05/07/2019

South African government tells athletics body to appeal Semenya decision "The South African government said on Monday it was \"instructing\" the country\u0027s athletics governing body to appeal against the Court of Arbitration for Sport decision on female eligibility that directly affects their Olympic champion Caster Se...
10:00, 05/13/2019

108 abused lions found with mange, nerve damage on South African farm Animal activists have discovered 108 captive lions with mange and neurological problems at Pienika Farm, a breeding site in South Africa. Shockingly, their caretaker was supposedly a member of a humane lion care organization. Twenty-seven of the abus...
14:32, 05/09/2019

Vietnam culls 1.2 million pigs as African swine fever spreads nationwide Vietnam has culled more than 1.2 million farmed pigs infected with African swine fever, the government said on Monday, as the virus continues to spread rapidly in the Southeast Asian country....
02:00, 05/13/2019

O’Rourke suggests using tax code to transfer wealth from rich whites to African-Americans Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke suggested Thursday using the tax code to address income inequity by transferring wealth from rich white residents to African-Americans....
05:32, 05/11/2019

More South African voters are expected to cross racial lines in this week’s national elections Growing white support for the African National Congress and rising black support for the opposition party are making elections less of a racial census. ...
11:32, 05/06/2019

Florida Lawmaker Warns That Arming Teachers Puts African-American Students at Risk The Florida House sent a measure allowing teachers to be armed to the governor after a long and emotional debate about the intersection of gun laws and race....
13:16, 05/02/2019

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

Incredible pictures show lion undergoing cancer treatment at South African hospital A lion in South Africa has become something of an internet sensation after the animal was photographed receiving treatment for cancer at a hospital in the city of Tshwane....
14:00, 05/09/2019

Johns Hopkins hospital sued poor and African American patients, study shows Baltimore hospital filed 2,400 lawsuits often against poor and black patients for unpaid medical bills between 2009 and 2018Johns Hopkins hospital in Baltimore, Maryland, filed more than 2,000 lawsuits often against poor and African American patients...
03:00, 05/16/2019

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

Female African coders ‘on the front-line of the battle’ to change gender power relations: UN chief Young female African coders are “on the front-line” of the battle to change traditionally male power relations and bring about a more equitable balance between men and women, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said during his visit to Ethiopia to ...
09:48, 04/28/2019

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

When is Caster Semenya competing? South African athlete to run in Doha 800m after losing legal fight South African middle distance star Caster Semenya will take on an elite field in Doha this evening as she races over 800m for the final time before controversial new IAAF testosterone regulations come into force....
06:00, 05/03/2019

Asia private banking debate: Great opportunities in Asia Asia offers a unique client set of young entrepreneurs; it also offers the challenge of new generations inheriting wealth with different expectations from their predecessors. That is a great opportunity, but it requires private banks to be nimble, th...
10:48, 04/28/2019

Boat made of recycled plastic and flip-flops inspires fight for cleaner seas along African coast After completing a historic 500km journey from the Kenyan island of Lamu to the Tanzanian island of Zanzibar, the world’s first ever traditional “dhow” sailing boat made entirely from recycled plastic, known as the Flipflopi, has successfully raised ...
10:00, 04/28/2019

CBOE Holdings, Inc. Chairman and CEO William J. Brodsky to Present at 2010 Bank of America Merrill Lynch Banking and Financial Services Conference, Thursday, November 18 CHICAGO, Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBOE) today announced that William J. Brodsky, Chairman and CEO of CBOE Holdings, Inc., will present at the 2010 Bank of America Merrill Lynch Banking and Financial Services Conferen...
23:32, 05/01/2019

Private banking: Who stays in Asia, wins in Asia For many private banks that set up in Asia in the last decade, the cost of doing business kept them locked out of the vast expansion of wealth in the region; those that didn’t leave are settling into a more mature industry, but they are a long way fr...
10:48, 04/28/2019

Occidental to sell Anadarko's African assets to Total SA for $8.8 bln if it buys Anadarko Occidental Petroleum Corp said on Sunday it entered a binding agreement to sell Anadarko Petroleum Corporation's assets in Algeria, Ghana, Mozambique and South Africa to Total S.A for $8.8 bln if it succeeds in completing its proposal to acquire Anad...
12:16, 05/05/2019

Athletics: South African government instructs athletics body to appeal Semenya decision The South African government said on Monday it was instructing the country's athletics governing body to appeal against the Court of Arbitration for Sport decision on female eligibility that directly affects their Olympic champion Caster Semenya....
11:32, 05/13/2019

I Need a Replacement For My Honda Element and it Can't Be Boring! What Car Should I Buy? George and his wife have a ten-year-old Honda Element that they love, but it’s time to move on to something newer. They have a healthy budget for a nice AWD/4WD vehicle, but she is adamant that it can’t be the “typical crossover” or have a boring col...
10:48, 05/16/2019

California officials reveal the cause of wildfire that killed 85 people and razed homes California’s most destructive wildfire killed 85 people and basically destroyed an entire city in 2018. The fire burned more than 150,000 acres.        ...
11:00, 05/16/2019

After Alabama OKs strictest abortion law in nation, Missouri could be next. Where states stand on abortion bans Alabama's passage of the nation's strictest abortion law is the latest bid by states in the South and Midwest to stake out a legal challenge on a highly emotional, and controversial topic.        ...
11:00, 05/16/2019

North Korea Warns of Worst Drought in Decades, But Some Question Famine Fears North Korea is confronting its worst drought in nearly 40 years, its state media said, as international relief groups warn of a mounting food shortage. But some analysts suggest Pyongyang may be playing up the crisis to put pressure on sanctions....
11:00, 05/16/2019

Bob Newhart, aka ‘Professor Proton,’ bids farewell to ‘Big Bang Theory’ In 2013, TV legend Bob Newhart finally won an Emmy Award for his guest-starring role as Arthur Jeffries, aka Professor Proton, on “The Big Bang Theory” — after eight nominations dating back to 1962. “They were selling a bunch of computer nerds [to vi...
11:00, 05/16/2019

Two-Year-Old Boy Dies After Being Detained While Crossing Border A two-year-old boy from Guatemala has died after being detained with his mother while crossing the border from Mexico into Texas, BuzzFeed reported on Wednesday. The boy was hospitalized in Texas for weeks before his death, Guatemalan consulate offic...
11:16, 05/16/2019

Here’s What Eating Processed Foods for Two Weeks Does to Your Body Ultra-processed foods—the kinds made irresistible by sugar, fat and salt—are ubiquitous in the U.S., making up as much as 60% of the average American diet. But a small, intensive new study published in the journal Cell Metabolism shows th...
11:16, 05/16/2019

5G phones finally here: Verizon now selling Samsung Galaxy S10 5G; Sprint phones to follow Sprint announced that its first 5G smartphone from LG will go on sale May 31. Meanwhile, Verizon has started selling the Samsung Galaxy S10 5G.        ...
11:48, 05/16/2019

County Championship: Somerset v Surrey and more – live! Updates from around the county groundsECB back on defensive over Hundred photo gaffeYou can post BTL, email Tanya or tweet her here 7.37pm BST It’s been all go here at Old Trafford, with Lancashire only a quick scratch from victory over Northants - t...
12:00, 05/16/2019

Too Darn Hot out of Derby reckoning after Dante defeat to Telecaster • Beaten favourite now heading for Royal Ascot• Trainer John Gosden had suspected colt was not readyThe betting market for next month’s Derby was transformed in the two and a half minutes it took to run York’s Dante Stakes, as Too Darn Hot, last year...
12:00, 05/16/2019

Federal agents arrest four protesters occupying Venezuelan Embassy in Maduro-Guaido standoff After a month-long standoff, four protesters who had been living inside the Venezuelan Embassy were arrested by federal law enforcement officers and forcibly removed from the building on Thursday....
12:16, 05/16/2019

Whoopi mocks Bill de Blasio's 2020 announcement on 'The View:' 'What are you doing?' "The View" host Whoopi Goldberg struggled to hold back laughter as she read an announcement that New York City mayor Bill De Blasio threw his hat in the ring for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination....
12:16, 05/16/2019

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

Carolina's Ron Brind'Amour calls for expanded video review Carolina Hurricanes coach Rod Brind'Amour called for expanded video review following another officiating controversy in the NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs....
12:48, 05/16/2019

Stepfather: Duke star Zion Williamson excited to play for Pelicans Zion Williamson's stepfather told the ESPN affiliate in Baton Rouge, La., the Duke star would be excited to play for the New Orleans Pelicans if they take him with the first pick in June's NBA draft....
12:48, 05/16/2019

Cardinals star CB Patrick Peterson given 6-game PED suspension Arizona Cardinals star cornerback Patrick Peterson is being suspended for six games in 2019 after violating the NFL's performance-enhancing drug policy....
12:48, 05/16/2019

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

The entire plot from the season finale of ‘Game of Thrones’ just leaked, and it’s even worse than we thought We’ve now discussed a series of monster Game of Thrones leaks not once but twice, as it gave us plenty of details from the second half of season 8. We found out who got to survive the bloodshed, who died, and who will ultimately take the Iron T...
12:48, 05/16/2019

Federer wins 101st title, beating Isner in Miami Open final Roger Federer became tennis' first repeat champion of 2019 when he won his 101st career title by beating defending champion John Isner in the Miami Open final in straight sets        ...
12:48, 05/16/2019

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

Michael Conforto leaves game after colliding with Robinson Cano WASHINGTON — Another one bites the dust — or Robinson Cano’s shoulder, as it was. Michael Conforto was forced to leave Thursday’s game against the Nationals after awkwardly colliding with Robinson Cano trying to catch a pop-up...
12:48, 05/16/2019

Tiger Woods all over the place in wild PGA Championship first round Step off the edge and let the roller-coaster ride begin. So it went for a rusty-looking Tiger Woods as his PGA Championship opened with a wild 2-over 72 on Thursday at Bethpage Black, finishing nine shots back of his playing partner, early leader Bro...
12:48, 05/16/2019

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

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

Varys May Have Left Game of Thrones Fans With an Important Finale Clue Warning: This post contains spoilers for Game of Thrones season 8. The opening scene of the penultimate episode of Game of Thrones‘ eighth season saw Varys composing a letter to an unknown recipient revealing the truth about Jon Snow’s tr...
13:00, 05/16/2019

What Came Before Before Game of Thrones: The 3 Classic Episodes That Made TV Finales Matter While millions of people will tune in to the finale of Game of Thrones on Sunday night, after eight award-winning seasons on HBO, millions more haven’t watched a single episode and will wake up Monday morning not feeling as if they’ve mis...
13:00, 05/16/2019

Ah, the Taco Bell hotel: a dystopian resort destination Next month, reservations will open for The Bell: A Taco Bell Hotel & Resort in Palm Springs. The destination, which a press release describes as a “Tacoasis resort,” will run for a limited time, as the restaurant transforms an existing hotel into...
13:00, 05/16/2019

CBS’s Captain Picard-based Star Trek spin-off gets an obvious name and logo Way back in August, we reported that CBS All Access was developing a new Star Trek spin-off show that would follow iconic Enterprise Captain Jean-Luc Picard in whatever adventures he had after the conclusion of Star Trek: The Next Generation, with Pa...
13:00, 05/16/2019

Gareth Southgate believes 'excellent' squad depth can help England with Nations League scheduling issue Gareth Southgate is confident that his England squad can cope with the short turnaround between the Champions League showpiece and Nations League Finals....
13:16, 05/16/2019

Chelsea star Ruben Loftus-Cheek forced out of England squad as Gareth Southgate waits on injury update Gareth Southgate has revealed Ruben Loftus-Cheek would have been included in England's Nations League squad had he not suffered an injury to his Achilles on Thursday....
13:16, 05/16/2019

Healthy diet cuts risk of dying from breast cancer in older women A balanced, low-fat diet significantly lowers the risk of dying from breast cancer in postmenopausal women, according to new long-term data from the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) Dietary Modification trial....
13:16, 05/16/2019

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

In Cannes, ‘Les Miserables’ rings alarm for Paris suburbs A French film titled “Les Miserables,” a Cannes Film Festival entry, gives a gritty, modern view of the Paris suburbs that were a setting for Victor Hugo’s classic novel...
13:32, 05/16/2019

The Mastermind Behind The College Admissions Scandal Used To Be A Crazy Middle School Basketball Coach The members of a middle school basketball team that represented a Jewish Community Center in Omaha, Nebraska, were not expecting the 2001 season to be an auspicious one. The previous season had produced mediocre results, and there was no reason to ex...
13:32, 05/16/2019

Gene Simmons of KISS visits White House, Pentagon Gene Simmons of the band KISS visited the White House on Thursday — but it wasn’t clear if the wrinkled rocker was meeting with President Trump. “Just another Thursday at the White House. ⁦@genesimmons⁩ is here. Said he’s visiting his ‘favorite secre...
13:32, 05/16/2019

Jealous Massachusetts teen found guilty of killing, beheading classmate The Massachusetts teen accused of beheading and cutting off the hands of a classmate in a jealous rage was found guilty during his trial this week — and could spend the rest of his life behind bars, according to new reports. A Salem Superior Co...
13:32, 05/16/2019

Witness accuses doctor of branding Nxivm ‘sex slaves’ This is the doctor accused of branding Nxivm’s alleged sex slaves — and she’s a member of the cult’s twisted master-slave group, a witness said Thursday. Mark Vicente identified a picture of a bikini-clad Dr. Danielle Roberts for ju...
13:32, 05/16/2019

Iran says it’s not preparing attacks against US, allies Iran poses no threat to Iraq or any other state and has no intention of attacking US assets in the Middle East, a spokesman for the Iranian mission to the UN said Thursday. Alireza Miryousefi also said that Team Trump’s warning of heightened threats ...
13:32, 05/16/2019

Inmates set fire to prison during riot in Indonesia JAKARTA, Indonesia — Hundreds of police and soldiers have retaken control of a prison in western Indonesia following a riot on Thursday, officials said. Angry inmates set fire to Langkat prison in North Sumatra province, which is designed to house 90...
13:32, 05/16/2019

Saudi newspaper calls for US to launch ‘surgical strikes’ on Iran A state-aligned Saudi newspaper on Thursday called for the US to launch “surgical” strikes on Iran, which Riyadh is blaming for a drone attack by Yemeni rebels. In an editorial published in English, the Arab News argued that after incidents this week...
13:32, 05/16/2019

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

Here's What You Should Know About the Upcoming Nest/Google Account Migration At Google I/O 2019, Google announced it was renaming the Google Home Hub smart display to be the Google Nest Hub while also combining the two brands into a presumably more harmonious single entity. Now Google wants Nest users to better understand wha...
14:00, 05/16/2019

The Unexpected Drawbacks of Dyson's Cordless Miracle It was easy to get excited about the Dyson Cyclone V10 Absolute, when it launched last spring. The cordless vacuum is “so good, it’s killing cords altogether,” wrote a Gizmodo colleague. I’ve now been using my Dyson Cyclone V10 for a year, and it mig...
14:00, 05/16/2019

Utility equipment sparked massive California wildfire, investigators say Enlarge / Workers make repairs to utility lines in a neighborhood that was destroyed by the Camp Fire on February 11, 2019, in Paradise, Calif. Three months after the deadly and destructive Camp Fire, the community is beginning the rebuilding process...
14:00, 05/16/2019

On Congress Leader's "Not Claiming Anything" Remark, PM Modi's Spin Prime Minister Narendra Modi has declared that the Congress, which "considers the PM's post its birth-right", is backing out even before the elections are over and this indicates how badly the party......
14:16, 05/16/2019

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

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

Nvidia’s Q1 revenues down 31% to $2.22 billion, beating modest estimates Nvidia reported earnings and revenues that were well below last year's figures, but the graphics and AI chips company beat analyst expectations.Read More...
14:16, 05/16/2019

Duchess Meghan's friends speak out: 'She's never had a diva fit, never' Two friends of Prince Harry's wife Meghan are speaking out to defend her against a wave of negative publicity in the British press and on social media platforms....
14:16, 05/16/2019

Trump will not cut police aid to Central America, Barr says U.S. President Donald Trump will not cut aid to police forces in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, his attorney general said on Thursday, softening a previous order to cut foreign assistance to the so-called Northern Triangle nations....
14:16, 05/16/2019

Distant object at edge of Solar System is an ancient fragment from 4.5 billion years ago It's a rather uninspiring object, with no moons, rings or dust clouds in orbit around it; nor is there any evidence of an atmosphere.        ...
14:32, 05/16/2019

The biggest star in the universe is a monster next to our Sun A hypergiant near the center of the Milky Way is the biggest star we know of, making the sun look like a dust speck.        ...
14:32, 05/16/2019

Man accused of sexually assaulting 3 children found dead after HAZMAT situation TUCSON – A man arrested in 2017 for sexually assaulting three children died Wednesday by suicide according to Pima County Sheriff’s Department. Matthew Cartwright/ Pima County Sheriff’s Department Back in 2012, PCSD responded to a r...
14:32, 05/16/2019

Good samaritan describes Alaska crash scene (KTUU/NBC News) Chuck Hanas was the first person to arrive at the scene of Monday’s fatal plane collision in Ketchikan, Alaska. He and his wife Colleen Nesbitt were aboard their boat, the “Hotel California,” when they saw a plane go...
14:32, 05/16/2019

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

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

Watford’s Étienne Capoue turns blind eye to Manchester City’s matches • Watford midfielder prefers to watch NBA games on TV• Capoue faces City in FA Cup final on SaturdayManchester City’s performances this season have been impressive enough to leave opponents daunted even before kick-off but Étienne Capoue, the Watford...
14:48, 05/16/2019

Theresa May Vows to Set a Date for Stepping Down as U.K. Prime Minister After months of calls for her resignation, Mrs. May agreed to decide on a timetable for the election of a new party leader, who will almost certainly become prime minister....
14:48, 05/16/2019

Lost Your Passport? For Americans in Austria, Any McDonald’s Can Help Under a new partnership announced by the United States Embassy in Vienna, American citizens can go to any of the 194 fast-food restaurants to seek help....
14:48, 05/16/2019

AP Top Stories May 16 P Here's the latest for Thursday, May 16: President Trump seeks overhaul of immigration system; Congressional leaders hear about Iran threat; Chicago woman killed as baby is cut from her womb; New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is running for pres...
14:48, 05/16/2019

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

Black Twitter Earns Ph.D. With Hilarious Dissertation Thread When it comes to ingenuity and creativity, very few things surpass the unending inventiveness of black folks. Whether it is out of necessity or unbridled imagination, not only can we make something out of nothing, but we can make it fun. Enslaved Afr...
14:48, 05/16/2019

Halle Berry and Keanu Reeves Try to Name Lyrics to Migos' 'John Wick' The John Wick franchise is like a wet dream for lovers of action-adventure films. Director Chad Stahelski has built a world with umpteen highly choreographed fight scenes (I’d hate to be a stunt person in the film), a semi-solid storyline, guns and g...
14:48, 05/16/2019

Happy Birthday Janet Jackson, From Every Black Kid Who Performed Homemade Dance Recitals On May 16, 1966 a tiny baby who would be named Janet Damita Jo Jackson performed an eight-count out of her mother’s womb and into the world....
14:48, 05/16/2019

Antibiotic therapy slows Alzheimer's disease in male mice A long-term antibiotic treatment limited the growth of amyloid plaques in the brain by decreasing inflammation in the gut microbiome of male mice, researchers report in a new study....
14:48, 05/16/2019

Mercedes-Benz USA chief Exler poised to step down Dietmar Exler, who led Mercedes to three straight U.S. luxury sales titles before a decline this year, is expected to announce his departure to employees Friday, Automotive News has learned....
14:48, 05/16/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam FX falls, Mexican peso, Brazil's real in focus Most Latin American currencies weakened on Thursday against the dollar, with Mexico's peso in focus following the release of the central bank's outlook, while Brazil's real skidded on growth fears. Mexico's peso softened 0.4% after Banco de Mexic...
14:48, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 2-Boeing completes 737 MAX software update, working on pilot training plan Boeing Co said on Thursday it had completed a software update for its 737 MAX jets, which have been grounded worldwide since March after they were involved in two fatal crashes....
14:48, 05/16/2019

These Are Our Readers' Six Favorite Day Packs For Hiking Six bags made the cut in this week’s hiking day pack Co-Op, but now, it’s time to tell most of them to take a hike. Check out the finalists below, then be sure to vote at the bottom of the post.Read more......
15:00, 05/16/2019

I.M. Pei, World-Renowned Architect, Is Dead at 102 Mr. Pei, a committed modernist, was one of the few architects equally attractive to real estate developers, corporate chieftains and art museum boards....
15:32, 05/16/2019

Tooth Study Has Modern Humans Splitting From Neanderthals 400,000 Years Earlier Than Thought Neanderthals and modern humans diverged at least 800,000 years ago, substantially earlier than indicated by most DNA-based estimates, according to new research by a UCL academic. The research, published in Science Advances, analyzed dental evolutiona...
15:32, 05/16/2019

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

Elton John joins Rocketman’s Taron Egerton for new song “(I’m Gonna) Love Me Again” One of the benefits of doing a biopic for a musician that is still alive is that, when it comes time to record the soundtrack, you know you can probably cajole that artist into a sweet guest spot. That’s exactly what happened with the forthcoming sou...
15:32, 05/16/2019

SpaceX to make its second attempt to launch 60 Starlink satellites Enlarge / The begrimed Falcon 9 booster is back at the launch pad with its Starlink satellite payload. (credit: SpaceX) Even though time remained in its launch window Wednesday night, SpaceX scrubbed an attempt to launch its first batch of Starlink...
15:32, 05/16/2019

Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter Both Released From Hospital (ATLANTA) — Former President Jimmy Carter has been released from a Georgia hospital after hip replacement surgery. A spokeswoman for Carter says former first lady Rosalynn Carter also was hospitalized Wednesday in Americus after feeling faint b...
15:48, 05/16/2019

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

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

A gunman slaughtered 11 Jews. Then people hunted for hate online The deadliest attack on Jews in American history appears to have triggered a spike in anti-Semitic searches on Google, exclusive research by CNN shows....
15:48, 05/16/2019

Cory Booker fundraises on back of Bill de Blasio’s 2020 launch Cory Booker is making a hard push for donations on the back of Bill de Blasio’s 2020 announcement on Thursday — in a bid to not get squeezed out of the Democratic primary debates. In order to qualify for the debate stage, candidates must either...
16:00, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 1-Fitch says Pemex measures 'very far' from meeting company's needs The financial package unveiled by the Mexican government earlier this week for Pemex is a step in the right direction, but still "very far" from meeting the state oil company's needs, Fitch Ratings said on Thursday....
16:16, 05/16/2019

Musk to review all of Tesla's expenses in new cost cutting plan Tesla Inc Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk told employees on Thursday that he, along with new finance head, will review all future expenses as part of an initiative to cut costs, according to an email seen by Reuters....
16:16, 05/16/2019

Dems agree to billions in humanitarian aid for southern border Democratic leaders have agreed to fund a portion of the White House’s emergency funding request to address the surge of migrants at the southern border, according to multiple sources. Top Democrats indicated to Republicans late Thursday afternoon th...
16:16, 05/16/2019

Milwaukee radio station bans Drake’s music during Bucks-Raptors series A Wisconsin radio station announced Tuesday that it will push the mute button on Canadian rapper Drake during the NBA playoffs series between the Milwaukee Bucks and Toronto Raptors....
16:16, 05/16/2019

PhRMA: Drug advertising rules would confuse patients Pharmaceutical ads mandate also would ignore First Amendment and give short shrift to FDA, says the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America        ...
16:16, 05/16/2019

How we make complex decisions When making a complex decision, we often break the problem down into a series of smaller decisions. For example, when deciding how to treat a patient, a doctor may go through a hierarchy of steps — choosing a diagnostic test, interpreting the results...
16:16, 05/16/2019

Here’s why your Facebook groups went secret overnight Over the last day, you may have noticed that several of your Facebook groups have switched their settings to “Secret,” for no apparent reason. That may have been to avoid the attentions of a particular virulent group inserting itself into other commu...
16:32, 05/16/2019

CHEAP: Get $300 off this Dell Inspiron 15 7000 If you’re looking for a graduation present for someone close to you, or you are merely in the market for a new laptop, you could do worse than checking out this Dell Inspiron 15 7000, which is currently on sale for $600 using the code DBLTKYLAFF2. Th...
16:32, 05/16/2019

EU leaders: We won't follow Trump's Huawei ban Germany, France and the Netherlands have said they will not block Huawei from participating in the expansion of national 5G networks. The US fears that China could use Huawei equipment for spying....
16:32, 05/16/2019

Nature conservation projects marred by human rights violations Arrests, torture, murder: Is there a link between environmental protection organization WWF and brutal action taken by park rangers in Africa against civilians? Payments by Germany and the EU are also being scrutinized....
16:32, 05/16/2019

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

Malawi: Head-to-head race for the presidency Rigging fears, a rap song and the voice of Malawi's youth are all elements in next week's presidential election. Incumbent president Peter Mutharika is hoping to beat seven rivals to stay in office for a final term....
16:32, 05/16/2019

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

Naked German 'unicorn' politician creates stir at flower show A local politician appearing body-painted but half-naked as a unicorn proved a hit at a gardening exhibition in southwestern Germany. But not everyone was amused....
16:32, 05/16/2019

Ex-ETA leader Josu Ternera detained in France The fugitive former political leader of the Basque separatist organization ETA has been caught in France, the Spanish Interior Ministry confirmed on Thursday....
16:32, 05/16/2019

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

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

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

Conrad Black says his good relationship with Trump was secondary to pardon decision Black recently wrote a glowing book called "Donald J. Trump: A President Like No Other." Their relationship, which Black described as good but not intimate, was secondary when it came to the pardon, he said....
16:48, 05/16/2019

Cuba says crew error responsible for 2018 plane crash Two days before the anniversary of Cuba's worst civil aviation accident, authorities have released a statement blaming the deceased crew for miscalculating the weight and balance of the plane....
17:00, 05/16/2019

Court ruling puts Guatemala vote, anti-graft fight in doubt A high court ruling barring a crusading former prosecutor's candidacy has turned Guatemala's presidential election on its ear less than a month before the vote, and raised concerns about what will happen to years of efforts to fight endemic corruptio...
17:00, 05/16/2019

Duterte recalls tops diplomats from Canada over trash war The Philippines recalled its top diplomatic leaders in Canada on Thursday after officials say the North American country has missed the deadline to take back truckloads of trash that was illegally shipped to the Philippines years ago....
17:00, 05/16/2019

Iraqi airline set to resume flights to Syrian capital Syria's Transport Ministry says Iraqi Airways is set to resume flights to the Syrian capital Damascus for the first time since the war there erupted in 2001....
17:00, 05/16/2019

MediaNews offers to buy Reading Eagle out of bankruptcy READING, Pa. (AP) — A news media company with a history of taking over struggling newspapers and then cutting jobs has offered to buy the Reading Eagle out of bankruptcy. The Reading Eagle Co. said Thursday that it received two bids to buy its assets...
17:00, 05/16/2019

I.M. Pei, Architect Who Designed Louvre Pyramid, Dies At 102 NEW YORK (AP) — I.M. Pei, the globe-trotting architect who revived the Louvre museum in Paris with a giant glass pyramid and captured the spirit of rebellion at the multi-shaped Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in the U.S., has died at age 102. His death w...
17:00, 05/16/2019

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

The Latest: Player sees if he can make preps-to-pros leap CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the NBA draft combine (all times local): 5:15 p.m. North Carolina State signee Jalen Lecque hopes to convince NBA teams he is ready to make the preps-to-pros jump. A gifted guard known for soaring dunks that have made him...
17:00, 05/16/2019

The Latest: Relative: Texas cop harassed woman many times HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on the investigation of a police shooting of a Houston-area woman (all times local): 4:40 p.m. A woman says a police officer harassed her cousin more than 10 times at their Houston-area apartment complex before he finally sh...
17:00, 05/16/2019

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

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

Lower growth in one key U.S. metric could hurt Apple's most profitable unit As iPhone sales turn sluggish, Apple is counting more and more on the installed base of iPhones for revenue growth. To make this transition from hardware sales to work, Apple has aggressively expanded its Services unit by adding Apple News+, Apple TV...
17:00, 05/16/2019

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

James Wan and Lindsey Beer join Mark Millar's The Magic Order on Netflix With Netflix dropping its Marvel shows and fully committing to original content, the streaming service has had to turn somewhere else for a way to address the all-important comic book adaptation genre. It landed on Mark Millar, the guy behind Wanted,...
17:16, 05/16/2019

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

Fleetwood shoots 67, finishes 1st round of PGA in 3rd place US Open runner-up Tommy Fleetwood back on Long Island for another major, once again looking up at Brooks Koepka on leaderboard        ...
17:16, 05/16/2019

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

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

'Like taking candy from a baby': Pentagon accuses defense contractor of 'gouging our taxpayers' Congress took aim at a key defense contractor Wednesday for what the Pentagon's acquisition chief called "gouging our taxpayers" using "a disgraceful business model" designed to exploit the law....
17:32, 05/16/2019

Previously deported Honduran brings 6-month-old unrelated baby across border A previously deported Honduran man has been charged in a Texas court with alien smuggling after he illegally crossed the U.S-Mexico border with a six-month-old baby who was not his, according to Immigration and Customs Enforcement....
17:32, 05/16/2019

Beyond the runway: six Australian fashion labels doing things differently Fashion’s business model is neither sustainable nor ethical in a world of depleted resources. So designers are thinking againAustralian fashion week is in full swing in Sydney. Models stomping down the Carriageworks runways in bikinis and tiny dresse...
17:32, 05/16/2019

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

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

Rep. Dan Kildee on Trump's tax returns: Responsibilities to the Constitution trump his own privacy interests President Trump, as a public officer, had responsibilites that superseded his own interests in privacy over his taxes.Rep. Dan Kildee, D-Mich., suggested as much while defending his party's decision to demand Trump's tax returns....
17:48, 05/16/2019

NIH: Ultra-processed foods bring on overeating, weight gain People who ate a diet of ultra-processed foods consumed more calories and put on more weight compared to those who ate a diet of minimally processed foods....
18:00, 05/16/2019

Wilder rebuked by WBC for Breazeale comments Mauricio Sulaiman, the president of the WBC, said the sanctioning body will hold a hearing to address comments by heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder, who has talked about possibly killing Dominic Breazeale during Saturday's fight....
18:32, 05/16/2019

Happily in the Shadows, Brooks Koepka Sets Bethpage Black Record The crowd was there for Tiger Woods, but Koepka shot a 63 in the first round of the 2019 P.G.A. Championship. He believes he could have done even better....
18:48, 05/16/2019

Facebook tweaks News Feed to focus on close friends and relevant links Facebook is once again changing up the News Feed. The company announced Thursday two ranking updates to the algorithm that drives the News Feed. One is meant to prioritize a user's closest friends, and another the links they'll find most re...
18:48, 05/16/2019

F-16 fighter jet crashes near March Air Reserve Base in California; pilot safely ejects There was no immediate word on the cause of the crash. Witnesses reported seeing the jet shutter and roll moments before it plummeted to the ground.        ...
19:00, 05/16/2019

Family: Woman shot by Texas cop was mentally ill The lawyer for the family of a woman who was fatally shot by a Houston-area police cop says the officer knew she suffered from mental illness. (May 16)        ...
19:00, 05/16/2019

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

Elton John and 'Rocketman' touch down in Cannes Elton John and his biopic "Rocketman" landed at the Cannes Film Festival, where the 72-year-old came dressed in a tuxedo with "Rocket Man" emblazoned on the back. The film stars Taron Egerton as the pop star. (May 16)       ...
19:00, 05/16/2019

Gavin Rossdale Makes Red Carpet Debut With 26-Year-Old Girlfriend Natalie Golba New couple alert! Gavin Rossdale has a special lady in his life and he made it known when he attended the John Wick: Chapter 3 -- Parabellum premiere last Thursday. At the event, the Bush......
19:16, 05/16/2019

Grey's Anatomy's Departed Doctors: Where Are They Now? Over the years, Grey's Anatomy has introduced a whole lot of doctors at Seattle Grace, Seattle Grace Mercy West, or Grey Sloan Memorial Hospital. Many have stayed, but many more have......
19:16, 05/16/2019

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

Daily News gets Cuomo’s name and gender wrong The troubled Daily News keeps cranking out bloopers. On its Web site May 16, it changed both the first name and the gender of Gov. Andrew Cuomo in a photo caption on the new TWA Hotel at JFK Airport. A boring grip-and-grin photo shows Tyler Morse, CE...
19:32, 05/16/2019

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

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

Scientists bio-hacked E. coli to create synthetic life Escherichia coli, nobody’s favorite dinner guest, just had the distinction of becoming the first living organism to have its entire DNA code successfully replaced with a synthetic genome. We’ve played with nature’s creations before, but this is the f...
19:48, 05/16/2019

Remembering a legend: Tucson remembers late civil rights leader, Betty Liggins TUCSON – Back in 1960, Betty Liggins was a mail carrier in Chicago. If you asked her then if she thought she would be an instrumental person in civil rights, not only in Tucson but the entire nation, she may have not believed you. But now, near...
20:00, 05/16/2019

A parade of lows keeps those temps low TUCSON – A wind advisory is active until 7 pm in areas north of Tucson. Some regions have recorded 50 mph wind gusts. Here in Tucson we didn’t quite meet the criteria of a wind advisory, but have been quite breezy with gusts close to 35...
20:00, 05/16/2019

Is Robert Pattinson the new Batman? Fans delight in rumors about a new Caped Crusader Robert Pattinson whipped fans into a frenzy Thursday after reports that he'll replace Ben Affleck as the Caped Crusader in 2021's "The Batman."        ...
20:00, 05/16/2019

Factbox: Australia's election - key themes and contests Australians go to the polls on Saturday in a contest to determine whether conservative Prime Minister Scott Morrison can maintain his shaky grip on power or whether the center-left Labor party will return to office after six years in opposition....
20:00, 05/16/2019

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

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

New Yorkers on proposed street texting ban: ‘I’m still going to text’ I’m textin’ and walkin’ here! A proposed state law would slap stiff fines on pedestrians who text and ­email on their phones while crossing the street — and frustrated motorists are already tooting their horns in support. “There will be a green light...
20:16, 05/16/2019

Former Uggs salesman found guilty of being Hezbollah ‘sleeper’ agent A former Uggs salesman with a rocky marriage has been found guilty of working as a “sleeper” agent for an arm of Hezbollah while living in the Bronx — helping the terror group prepare for attacks on New York City. After less than a day of deliberatio...
20:16, 05/16/2019

Inside America’s soon-to-be tallest condo building on Billionaires’ Row A king-size bed overlooks Manhattan through wall-to-wall glass; polished stone and gold accent a grand lobby entrance; and private cabanas line the outdoor swimming pool. Such are the opulent flourishes at Central Park Tower, which will be the talles...
20:16, 05/16/2019

How Would You Configure Your Grand-Touring, $210,000 McLaren GT? McLaren’s online configurator is one of the most fun to play with—one, because it looks fancy, and two, because of the abundance of paint options that includes more than the usual silver, darker silver, other silver, gray, white, pearlescent white an...
20:48, 05/16/2019

What war with Iran would look like If the long history of military conflict teaches us anything, it’s that wars, like marriages, are easier to get into than out. War with Iran would be no exception....
21:16, 05/16/2019

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

Japan's trade negotiator: US won't impose quotas on autos Japan's trade negotiator has said Washington won't be demanding any numerical restrictions on Japanese auto exports to the U.S. Toshimitsu Motegi, the economy minister, made the comment Friday after he spoke with his U.S. counterpart, Robert Lighthiz...
22:16, 05/16/2019

Sony stock leaps on buybacks, partnership Investors sent shares of Sony up more than 4% Thursday after the electronics maker issued a one-two punch of good news, including plans to double down on its newly launched stock buyback program. The Tokyo company Thursday announced plans to spend as...
22:32, 05/16/2019

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

Add ‘Surprise Billing’ to U.S. Health Care Worries A rare point of potential common ground for U.S. President Donald Trump and members of Congress from both parties has emerged on the topic of medical bills. Much of the debate over health care in America -- which unlike most rich nations doesn’t prov...
23:00, 05/16/2019

Goldman Sachs makes biggest acquisition in 20 years Goldman Sachs just made its first M&A splash of the David Solomon era, scooping up United Capital in a bid to beef up its wealth-management business....
23:00, 05/16/2019

Lawmakers rush to introduce bipartisan measures to combat surprise medical bills Less than a week after President Donald Trump called on Congress to address surprise medical bills, lawmakers in both the House and Senate unveiled bipartisan measures to protect Americans from this costly and frustrating issue....
23:00, 05/16/2019

Israel Folau sacked: Rugby Australia terminate contract after homophobic social media post Rugby Australia have confirmed that Israel Folau's contract has been terminated after he was found to have committed a "high-level breach" of the players' code of conduct after sharing a social media post that proclaimed "hell awaits homosexuals"....
23:16, 05/16/2019

AOC invokes Bible to blast ‘usury,’ promote payday loan bill Freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez invoked the Bible to tout an economic bill she co-sponsored with Sen. Bernie Sanders on Thursday — and sarcastically suggested she may win some supporters on the religious right. The Bronx congresswoman made the...
23:16, 05/16/2019

Warriors Say Kevin Durant Will Be Out Another Week Coach Steve Kerr said Durant’s injury was more serious than initially thought. He added: “Hopefully he’ll be back at some point, but we’ll just wait and see.”...
00:00, 05/17/2019

Schools should have one meat-free day a week, says charity Soil Association calls for pupils in England to get ‘healthier and more climate-friendly’ mealsAll state schools in England should offer pupils a compulsory plant-based menu one day a week, under new recommendations to the government that aim to make...
00:16, 05/17/2019

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

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

Fortnite's New John Wick Mode Is Basically Just Fortnite With Nice Suits Fortnite Battle Royale is having a tie-in event with the movie John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum, offering a limited time mode and sleek new skins. The mode, called Wick’s Bounty, doesn’t feel like it has much to do with John Wick—who I once saw kill...
00:32, 05/17/2019

Mega Man, Street Fighter II Coming To Genesis Mini Sega has revealed the next batch of 10 games coming to its Genesis Mini console, including Capcom classics like Mega Man: The Wily Wars, Street Fighter II: Special Champion Edition, and Ghouls ‘n Ghosts....
00:32, 05/17/2019

Slovenia's Abanka to pay $75 mln in dividends to state before sale Slovenia's third largest bank Abanka will pay out 66.7 million euros ($74.54 million) in dividends to its sole owner, the Slovenian state, the bank said on Friday, ahead of its expected sale in the coming weeks....
00:32, 05/17/2019

UK's Deliveroo says Amazon heads latest funding round of $575 mln Deliveroo said on Friday that Amazon.com Inc was the lead investor of a new $575 million funding round in the British online food delivery company alongside its existing investors....
00:32, 05/17/2019

Asus ZenFone 6 vs OnePlus 7 Pro vs OnePlus 7 Asus ZenFone 6 vs OnePlus 7 Pro vs OnePlus 7: All the three phones run on Android Pie, are powered by the Snapdragon 855 processor, and pack a 48-megapixel sensor....
01:00, 05/17/2019

|GoldminersuesZimbabwecentralbankfornotpayingindollars Zimbabwe’s biggest gold producer sued the country’s central bank for $132m because it has been paying for the metal in a local quasi-currency rather than US dollars....
01:00, 05/17/2019

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

|WATCH:DriverlesselectrictruckhitsSwedishroads A driverless electric truck began daily freight deliveries on a public road in Sweden in what developer Einride and logistics customer DB Schenker described as a world first....
01:00, 05/17/2019

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

Big Sleepy Boy Mike Francesa Conks Out On The Air Yet Again My friends, it has happened again. For at least the third time, reluctant sports grouch Mike Francesa dozed off on the air. There are two ways you can be sure this is Francesa conking out: first, look at him, the microphone pushes his glasses an inch...
01:16, 05/17/2019

India's Modi chooses woman facing terrorism charges as election candidate For nearly a decade, Pragya Thakur was known mostly as the saffron-clad Hindu ascetic shuttling in and out of Indian courts, flanked by police, facing charges under an anti-terrorism law for plotting a bomb attack on Muslims....
01:32, 05/17/2019

House Democrats start Mueller report marathon reading The reading of all 448 pages of the special counsel’s report is expected to last between 12 to 14 hours, concluding in the early hours of Friday morning.,...
01:48, 05/17/2019

Jamal Khashoggi fiancee: 'The world still has not done anything' Hatice Cengiz criticises lack of action and calls for sanctions on Saudi ArabiaHatice Cengiz, the fiancee of Jamal Khashoggi, the journalist killed at a Saudi Arabian consulate in Turkey last year, has said she could not believe that no one had yet f...
01:48, 05/17/2019

'I hid my scars for years ... I thought I was only good for horror movies' A terrible fire left Vicky Knight physically and mentally scarred. Now a film role as the victim of an acid attack has changed her life – and led her to love her bodyVicky Knight smiles, shakes my hand and sits down to talk. But she doesn’t remove he...
01:48, 05/17/2019

Trump's financial report shows earnings and losses but misses tax return details As the president continues to refuse to release tax documents, this filing is a yearly requirement and showed mixed business resultsDonald Trump’s 2018 financial disclosure report was released on Thursday by the Office of Government Ethics, shedding ...
01:48, 05/17/2019

Pound falls below $1.28 as collapse of Brexit talks looms – business live Theresa May on brink as she struggles to reach deal with Labour and agrees to set her own departure timetable 9.36am BST The pound is still hovering around three-month lows against the US dollar, as we wait for the latest update on the political fron...
01:48, 05/17/2019

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

Free-to-use cash machines disappearing in deprived communities Deprived and remote communities could be left "shattered" as a report shows access to free-to-use cash machines is declining in the poorest communities....
02:00, 05/17/2019

FBI tried to get my wife to 'entrap' me, former Trump aide Papadopoulos says Former Trump campaign aide George Papadopoulos said Thursday that the FBI tried to get his wife to wear a wire to "entrap" him and that he thinks Congress "probably has transcripts" of meetings he had that prove he was spied on by the FBI....
02:16, 05/17/2019

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

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

Cardinals cornerback Patrick Peterson apologizes for positive PED test Patrick Peterson spoke at an event for his foundation hours after news broke that he'd been suspended for the first six games of the 2019 season.        ...
02:32, 05/17/2019

LG's new AI chip will give your appliances eyes and ears The battle for the smart home is on, with technology manufacturers old and new seeking to make your home appliances as intelligent and connected as possible. LG's response? An AI processor that can process video and audio data to help it carry o...
02:32, 05/17/2019

Astell & Kern's new hi-res music players soothe your ears and tear your pockets The convenience of a streaming service for your music is all well and good, but when it comes to quality, you still can't beat dedicated hi-res tracks if you're going all-digital. Enter Astell & Kern's two new portable music playe...
02:32, 05/17/2019

Man City vs Watford live stream: how to watch the FA Cup final 2019 from anywhere So who do you fancy for the 2019 FA Cup Final? The treble-seeking Manchester City or the plucky underdogs Watford? Whoever you're cheering on, you can get an FA Cup Final live stream of Man City vs Watford wherever you are. No matter how big a H...
02:32, 05/17/2019

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

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

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

Orban says he discussed missiles and natural gas with Trump Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Friday said he had discussed the purchase of mid-range air defense missiles at a meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday....
03:00, 05/17/2019

Tall chip tale? Huawei's backup plans leave experts unconvinced Chip experts are calling out Huawei for its claims that it could ensure a steady supply chain without U.S. help, saying the technology the Chinese telecoms network gear maker buys from American companies would be "hard to replace"....
03:16, 05/17/2019

|Weneedtogetour'houseinorder'tofixour'brokenness'–Eskomexecinleakedmemo In a leaked memo Eskom Chief Operating Officer Jan Oberholzer appeals to staff to be accountable for the work they do at the power utility to help fix its 'brokenness'....
03:16, 05/17/2019

Arizona woman escapes ‘sex dungeon,’ forced to sleep in a cage, police say An Arizona man was arrested last week on suspicion of kidnapping and aggravated assault after a woman escaped from a “sex dungeon,” according to court documents revealed Wednesday. ...
03:32, 05/17/2019

Destiny 2 Xur Today? Location and Exotic items, May 17-21 - Where is Xur this week? WHERE IS XUR? The Destiny 2 exotic gear merchant returns later today, selling more weapons and armour! But will he have anything worth spending those Legendary Shards on?...
03:32, 05/17/2019

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

The Latest: German military resumes training mission in Iraq TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 1:50 p.m. The German Defense Ministry says it’s resuming its military t...
03:48, 05/17/2019

Brussels Jewish Museum attacker transferred to France PARIS (AP) — The French leader of the 2014 attack at the Jewish Museum in Brussels has been transferred to France in relation to the hostage taking of French journalists in Syria. A French judicial official, who spoke on condition of anonymity becaus...
03:48, 05/17/2019

Amazon takes top stake in UK food delivery firm Deliveroo LONDON (AP) — Amazon is investing in British meal delivery company Deliveroo, expanding its reach into food retailing. Deliveroo said Friday that it raised $575 million from investors led by Amazon. It said Amazon will become Deliveroo’s larges...
03:48, 05/17/2019

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

Nissan proposing more board members, with Renault’s Bollore TOKYO (AP) — Nissan says it is proposing adding Renault’s chief executive, Thierry Bollore, to its board, as well as several outsiders, to strengthen its governance following the arrest of its former chairman, Carlos Ghosn. The Japanese automak...
03:48, 05/17/2019

Trump’s ethanol edge President Trump's ethanol policy could help him outpace competitors in the 2020 presidential election in Iowa, according to ethanol’s biggest supporter in the Senate, Republican Chuck Grassley....
04:00, 05/17/2019

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

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

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

| England's Vunipola faces race against time for RWC England prop Mako Vunipola is in danger of missing the World Cup later this year after being ruled out of action for at least three months due to a hamstring injury....
04:32, 05/17/2019

Chess: Magnus Carlsen sets another record despite ‘playing badly’ World champion overawes rivals at opening Grand Tour event in Ivory Coast with his new-look aggressive Sicilian styleMagnus Carlsen won the $150,000 Grand Tour opening speed event in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, with two rounds to spare last weekend, and th...
04:32, 05/17/2019

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

Iran's top general tells Iraqi militias to prep for 'proxy war' amid US-Iran tensions A top Iranian general has told Iran-backed militias in Iraq to “prepare for proxy war” in the wake of heightened tensions between Iran and the U.S., which accused the militias of moving missiles toward American forces....
04:32, 05/17/2019

After Huawei blow, China says U.S. must show sincerity for talks The United States must show sincerity if it is to hold meaningful trade talks, China said on Friday, after U.S. President Donald Trump dramatically raised the stakes with a potentially devastating blow to Chinese tech giant Huawei....
04:48, 05/17/2019

Exclusive: FBI targets Johnson & Johnson, Siemens, GE, Philips in Brazil graft case - sources The FBI is investigating corporate giants Johnson & Johnson, Siemens, General Electric and Philips for allegedly paying kickbacks as part of a scheme involving medical equipment sales in Brazil, two Brazilian investigators have told Reuters....
04:48, 05/17/2019

Maharashtra Candidate Celebrates Birthday With "Chowkidar Chor Hai" Cake A sour attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi was the order of the day as a Nationalist Congress Party candidate for the Lok Sabha polls in Maharashtra celebrated his birthday by cutting a cake with......
04:48, 05/17/2019

Indian Mountaineer Dies In Nepal, Third In As Many Days An Indian climber has died in Nepal while descending the summit of Mount Makalu during an expedition to the world's fifth highest mountain, an official said Friday, days after two mountaineers from......
04:48, 05/17/2019

"Will Never Forgive Pragya Thakur For Insulting Bapu": PM On Godse Remark In the huge controversy over comments by BJP leaders glorifying Mahatma Gandhi's assassin Nathuram Godse, including by Pragya Singh Thakur who called him a "deshbhakt (patriot)", Prime Minister......
04:48, 05/17/2019

Enforcement Directorate Questions Chanda Kochhar, Husband For Fifth Day The Enforcement Directorate (ED) questioned former ICICI Bank CEO Chanda Kochhar and her husband Deepak Kochhar for a fifth consecutive day today in connection with the Rs 1,875-crore Videocon loan......
04:48, 05/17/2019

Pragya Thakur, Other Malegaon Accused Told To Attend Court Once A Week The BJP's Pragya Thakur and the six other accused in 2008 Malegaon blasthave been told to be present before the court at least once a week for the proceedings of the case, a special court in Mumbai......
04:48, 05/17/2019

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

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

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

Accountant for 'ugly models' agency fleeced firm out of more than £21,000, court hears An accountant for an alternative modelling agency fleeced the firm out of more than £21,000 by forging her boss's signature in a bid to clear her debts, a court heard....
05:00, 05/17/2019

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

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

Elon Musk's SpaceX or a superpower: Who'll win the new space race? Nations from the US to China and companies such as Elon Musk’s SpaceX are vying to leave Earth again. But why – and are we ready for a second space age?...
05:32, 05/17/2019

University backtracks on disputed Voynich manuscript theory Bristol distances itself from academic who claims to have solved century-old mysteryA university that breathlessly declared one of its academics had cracked the code of the celebrated Voynich manuscript has been forced into an embarrassing climbdown ...
05:32, 05/17/2019

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

Rocket Report: Falcon 9 rocket muscles up, ULA to conduct reuse test Enlarge / The Rocket Report is published weekly. (credit: Arianespace) Welcome to Edition 1.49 of the Rocket Report! Another week has come and gone, and we find ourselves in the middle of May. For Houston, where this report originates, this essenti...
05:48, 05/17/2019

The world's supply of rubber is in jeopardy. Can we find new sources? Rubber is essential to modern life, but the trees that provide it could be wiped out by a deadly disease. Some scrubby weeds may provide the unlikely solution...
06:00, 05/17/2019

At $16,800, Could This '1957 Porsche Speedster' Replica Be a Real Deal? They say that imitation is the sincerest from of flattery, and if that’s so then today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe Speedster should make Ferry Porsche’s descendants feel very flattered indeed. Let’s see if its price deserves similar adulation....
06:16, 05/17/2019

Nissan keeps Saikawa as CEO, putting focus on Renault ties Nissan will keep Hiroto Saikawa as CEO in a reconstituted board that also gives Renault's top two executives seats, setting the table for possible friction in the automaker's alliance....
06:32, 05/17/2019

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

Are specialty travel clothes worth the extra cost? Travel clothes are specialty attire – belts, dresses, hats, pants and vests – that can cost 30% to 50% more than comparable department store clothes.        ...
06:32, 05/17/2019

Iran Foreign Minister Asks China to Help Save Nuclear Deal Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif asked China to help save the nuclear deal, seeking to bolster ties as the U.S. intensifies its campaign to isolate Iran....
06:48, 05/17/2019

San Diego Padres' Ian Kinsler appears to yell 'f--- you all' at crowd after big home run San Diego Padres second baseman Ian Kinsler hit a clutch three-run home run in the sixth inning to help the team defeat the Pittsburgh Pirates on Thursday, 4-3....
06:48, 05/17/2019

Minecraft Earth makes the whole real world your very own blocky realm When your game tops a hundred million players, your thoughts naturally turn to doubling that number. That’s the case with the creators, or rather stewards, of Minecraft at Microsoft, where the game has become a product category unto itself. An...
07:00, 05/17/2019

Markelov to replace Indy 500-bound King at MP for Monaco F2 round Ex-Renault Formula 1 junior driver Artem Markelov will replace the Indy 500-bound Jordan King at MP Motorsport in a one-off return to the Formula 2 championship in Monaco...
07:00, 05/17/2019

BS6 Compliant Mahindra XUV500 Spotted Testing Images of the upcoming Bharat Stage VI (BS6) compliant Mahindra XUV500 have recently surfaced online. The spy video posted by the YouTube handle Power Stroke, reveals a host different BS6 compliant......
07:16, 05/17/2019

Toyota Glanza To Be Launched On June 6, 2019 Toyota has released a new teaser of the Glanza where it has mentioned the launch date which is June 6, 2019. The Glanza is one of the three models Toyota will take from Maruti Suzuki as part of its......
07:16, 05/17/2019

Algeria election may be postponed, protests continue Algeria's imminent presidential election looks likely to be postponed, a source said on Friday, as protesters returned to the streets for the 13th successive Friday to demand the removal of the nation's ruling elite....
07:16, 05/17/2019

Former French president Sarkozy set for trial over 2012 campaign France's Constitutional Council cleared the way on Friday for former president Nicolas Sarkozy to be tried over alleged illegal financing of his failed re-election campaign in 2012....
07:16, 05/17/2019

All You Need To Know About Indian Railways Vikalp Scheme IRCTC booking today: The Vikalp scheme is applicable for those holding train ticket bookings with a "waiting" status. Individuals remaining fully wait-listed after charting are considered for......
07:32, 05/17/2019

Kinsler: Post-HR outburst not directed at fans Ian Kinsler hit a go-ahead, three-run homer for the San Diego Padres, who beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-3 Thursday night and set the major league record by going 8,020 games without a no-hitter since their inception....
07:32, 05/17/2019

MLB Weekend Watch: Picks, analysis on the top matchups The Red Sox try to cool off the Astros, Josh Bell's power meets Chris Paddack's nastiness, and the Yanks and Rays play for first place. Here's your guide to it all....
07:32, 05/17/2019

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

Leaping Lizards: Florida wildlife officials catch big lizard KEY LARGO, Fla. (AP) — Wildlife officials have finally captured a large invasive Asian water monitor that had been running loose in the Florida Keys for more than a year. Florida Fish and Wildlife officials posted pictures on Facebook with this capti...
08:00, 05/17/2019

Investigators: At least 177 male students sexually abused by now-dead Ohio State team doctor; officials were aware COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Investigators: At least 177 male students sexually abused by now-dead Ohio State team doctor; officials were aware....
08:00, 05/17/2019

Salvini pledges ‘shock’ proposals before EU elections MILAN (AP) — Italian vice premier Matteo Salvini is pledging new “shock” proposals to relaunch Italy’s economy during a campaign rally for next week’s European Parliament elections with representatives of 11 like-minded populi...
08:00, 05/17/2019

Roaming Toddler Picked Up By School Bus LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– A local school bus driver noticed a young child wandering early Friday morning and decided to help. According to police, the driver saw the toddler outside in the Winter Garden area and picked the child up. The driver c...
08:00, 05/17/2019

Trump Plan Would Shift Immigration Focus To ‘Merit’ WASHINGTON (AP) — Unveiling a new immigration plan, President Donald Trump said he wanted to provide a sharp contrast with Democrats, and he did — aiming to upend decades of family-based immigration policy with a new approach that favors younger, “to...
08:00, 05/17/2019

Watch: Busy Philipps says goodbye to 'Busy Tonight' Busy Philipps said an emotional farewell after hosting Michelle Williams, Linda Cardellini and other stars during her final episode of "Busy Tonight."...
08:00, 05/17/2019

Violent weather: Hail, damaging winds, tornadoes expected to hammer swath from Texas to Nebraska Severe storms, with large hail, damaging winds and ground-hugging tornadoes, are expected to hammer major parts of Tornado Alley from Texas to South Dakota Friday in the first round of violent, unsettled weather expected to last into next week. ...
08:00, 05/17/2019

Thoughtful and inexpensive graduation gifts If you’re having a hard time deciding what to get a recent grad, look no further! Here are a few effective items that won’t break the bank.        ...
08:00, 05/17/2019

Missouri House expected to pass abortion ban at 8 weeks Missouri’s Republican-led House is expected to pass a sweeping bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy on lawmakers’ final day in session Friday, joining Alabama and several other states that have moved recently to severely rest...
08:00, 05/17/2019

Wrongful death lawsuit against Tiger Woods faces stiff challenge because of 'habitual drunkard' law A Florida law requiring proof that a "habitual drunkard'' was knowingly served alcohol is at the heart of the lawsuit against Tiger Woods and his bar.        ...
08:00, 05/17/2019

Witness: Inmate prays, sings during execution A man convicted of killing his wife decades ago prayed and sang hymns as he was put to death Thursday in Nashville, Tennessee. Don Johnson, 68, was executed via lethal injection for the 1984 suffocation of his wife, Connie Johnson. (May 17)  &#...
08:00, 05/17/2019

Emergency rush hour landing on Florida highway A small airplane made an emergency landing on a Florida highway ramp during rush hour and crashed into a car. News outlets report the plane landed on an Interstate 4 on-ramp just north of Orlando. Nobody was hurt. (May 17)     &#...
08:00, 05/17/2019

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

Tati Westbrook wants to 'stop the abuse' against James Charles: 'I don't think anyone deserves that' YouTube star Tati Westbrook has spoken out about her highly public spat with James Charles, after the internet turned on him over their bitter fight....
08:16, 05/17/2019

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

Second Brexit referendum more likely as Theresa May considers stepping down Brexit talks fell apart Friday in the British Parliament, increasing the possibility that Prime Minister Theresa May will leave office next month and that her successor could try a second referendum....
08:16, 05/17/2019

BT releases brand new affordable fibre broadband deal - but is it the best option? While there is absolutely no doubt that BT holds some of the best broadband deals in the UK, they tend to fall on the slightly costly side of the spectrum. But for those wanting fibre from the well-known ISP without the high prices, there is now anot...
08:16, 05/17/2019

PUBG Mobile 0.12.5 update brings Royale Pass Season 7, new weapon and more PUBG Mobile 0.12.5 update is rolling out to players which also kicks off Royale Pass Season 7 along with a new weapon and bunch of gameplay fixes. App Annie has also reported that PUBG Mobile recently crossed 100 million active monthly users and whil...
08:16, 05/17/2019

Pelosi Suggests Using ‘Impeachment as a Purpose’ to Investigate During a news conference, Speaker Nancy Pelosi said that House Democrats could use an impeachment inquiry as a way to obtain documents and testimony from Trump administration officials....
08:32, 05/17/2019

Kentucky 22-month-old survives nearly three days alone in the wilderness (WLEX/NBC News) A Kentucky toddler who disappeared Sunday evening was found alive Wednesday afternoon not far from his home after a massive multi-agency search. Kenneth Neil Howard, just 22 months old, was last seen about 7:30 p.m. Sunday. The child ...
08:32, 05/17/2019

‘John Wick: Chapter 3’ | Anatomy of a Scene The director Chad Stahelski narrates a sequence from “John Wick: Chapter 3 — Parabellum,” featuring Keanu Reeves, Yayan Ruhian and Cecep Arif Rahman....
08:48, 05/17/2019

AOC Guillotines Pharma Exec Over Insane Drug Prices C-SPAN has a reputation for being boring, but when New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is testifying, she makes it her own personal highlight reel, and her taking a Big Pharma head to task for the price of an HIV drug yesterday definitely deserves...
08:48, 05/17/2019

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

Mets’ rotation about to get a boost with return of Steven Matz WASHINGTON — The Mets are getting a rotation boost. Steven Matz is scheduled to return from the injured list Saturday, giving the team 80 percent of its Opening Day rotation. The left-hander missed the past two weeks with nerve irritation in his left...
08:48, 05/17/2019

Doris Day’s publicist breaks silence on grandson’s claims that manager blocked him from seeing her Doris Day’s publicist Charley Cullin Walters is coming forward to address allegations made by the late star’s grandson that her longtime manager barred her from seeing him....
09:00, 05/17/2019

Grumpy Cat: internet’s most famous cat dies aged seven – video obituary Grumpy Cat has died aged seven. She became an internet sensation in 2012 when images of her downturned mouth and unimpressed expression emerged on Reddit. She soon became the universal digital shorthand for displeasure, with thousands of memes and gi...
09:16, 05/17/2019

MLB roundup: Yelich homers twice as Brewers pound Phillies Christian Yelich homered twice, and Yasmani Grandal added a homer and four RBIs as the visiting Milwaukee Brewers won their third in a row with an 11-3 victory Thursday over the Philadelphia Phillies....
09:32, 05/17/2019

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

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

Daily on Energy: Feds invite fight with states over energy storage SIGN UP! If you’d like to continue receiving Washington Examiner's Daily on Energy newsletter, SUBSCRIBE HERE: http://newsletters.washingtonexaminer.com/newsletter/daily-on-energy/...
09:32, 05/17/2019

Tough talk from China leaves trade talks with U.S. in limbo China struck a more aggressive tone in its trade war with the United States on Friday, suggesting a resumption of talks between the world's two largest economies would be meaningless unless Washington changed course....
09:32, 05/17/2019

Nestle to boost healthy food products in Brazil, eyes partnerships Nestle SA will increase its natural and organic products in Brazil, its No. 4 market worldwide, as part of a wider Americas plan to cut sugar, sodium and saturated fats in its food, a spokesman said....
09:32, 05/17/2019

Rep. Nunes on Bill Barr's Fox News interview: 'I could take up whole show' with questions on Russia probe's origins Rep. Devin Nunes responded Friday to brand-new information from Attorney General Bill Barr's exclusive Fox News interview, saying he still has a lengthy list of questions about how the FBI's Russia probe began in 2016. ...
09:48, 05/17/2019

Why this geneticist says we should stop human evolution Measles cases in the US have hit a 25-year high, with 78 new infections in the past week alone. In a sign of the times, a cruise ship with hundreds of Scientologists on board was quarantined in St Lucia after one passenger was diagnosed with the dise...
10:00, 05/17/2019

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

Dark web user gets 42 months in prison for buying child abuse imagery with Bitcoin A man in the US has been sentenced to 42 months in federal prison for purchasing, downloading, and concealing child abuse imagery he got on the dark web and paid for with Bitcoin. According to court documents, starting in May 2017, Stephen P. Langloi...
10:00, 05/17/2019

Asus’ new Zenfone 6 has a flip-up camera and a 5,000mAh battery We’ve seen some whacky implementations from phone makers to overcome the notch: pop-up camera, pizza shaped-camera, and even a rotating camera. Now, Asus has added another method to the list by placing a flip-up camera into their latest flagship, the...
10:00, 05/17/2019

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

House Extends Civil Rights Protections to Gay and Transgender People The House passed legislation prohibiting discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity, but the White House and Republican Senate oppose it....
10:16, 05/17/2019

Game of Thrones: Judging the brutality and morality of unleashing dragon fire on innocents Even in a fake world, it's hard to miss the parallels between the atrocities of Game of Thrones and the decisions real humans are capable of in war.        ...
10:16, 05/17/2019

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

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

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

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

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

Exclusive: Insurer says Iran's Guards likely to have organized tanker attacks Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) are "highly likely" to have facilitated attacks last Sunday on four tankers including two Saudi ships off Fujairah in the United Arab Emirates, according to a Norwegian insurers' report seen by Reuters....
10:32, 05/17/2019

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

Hyundai Tucson 1.6 CRDi N-Line 2019 review Hyundai gives its mid-size SUV an N-inspired sporting treatment. We drive it to see if it's all style and no substance Here we have another example of Hyundai’s halfway-house sporting trim line, applied to the brand’s big-selling family SUV. We fir...
10:48, 05/17/2019

US Says Supports Sri Lanka's Fight Against Terror, Offers $480 Million Aid The United States on Thursday re-affirmed its support for Sri Lanka in its fight against terrorism, in the wake of the Easter Sunday bombings that killed more than 250 people across the country last......
10:48, 05/17/2019

Mother, Daughter Charged For Killing Woman, Cutting Child From Her Womb The last time anyone saw Marlen Ochoa-Lopez, she was nine months pregnant. The 19-year-old left her alternative high school on the lower west side of Chicago at around 3 p.m. on April 23, driving away......
10:48, 05/17/2019

Bella Hadid, Penelope Cruz 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.        ...
10:48, 05/17/2019

The Gap Between Male and Female Youth Suicide Rates is Narrowing in the U.S. For decades, U.S. boys have died by suicide far more frequently than girls, even though girls attempt suicide and report contemplating it more often. In the suicide prevention world, the phenomenon is known as the gender paradox. The paradox still pe...
11:00, 05/17/2019

How Some Generic Drugs Could Do More Harm Than Good For the 16 years that Dr. Brian Westerberg, a Canadian surgeon, worked volunteer missions at the Mulago National Referral Hospital in Kampala, Uganda, scarcity was the norm. The patients usually exceeded the 1,500 allotted beds. Running water was onc...
11:00, 05/17/2019

Missouri House passes extreme eight-week abortion ban – live State’s Republican-led House joins states such as Alabama by passing sweeping bill, which does not include exceptions for rape or incestSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 7.00pm BST House minority leader @crystal_quade addresses th...
11:16, 05/17/2019

May and Corbyn clash over breakdown in Brexit talks PM says Labour conflict over second referendum made compromise deal impossible Corbyn’s letter: what he wrote and what he meantTheresa May has blamed Labour’s divisions over a second referendum for the collapse of cross-party Brexit talks, after Jere...
11:16, 05/17/2019

John Bolton: the man driving the US towards war … any war Donald Trump’s national security adviser is stoking tensions with North Korea, Iran and Venezuela, in line with decades of taking the most hawkish position on any given issueThe US is now engaged in three major confrontations around the world that ha...
11:16, 05/17/2019

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

4 Your Health: People not managing blood pressure Many people with high blood pressure do not manage it well.NBCNews.com Many people with high blood pressure don’t have it under control. Researchers screened more than 1.5 million people across the world in 2018. They found one in three had hig...
11:16, 05/17/2019

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

CBS made informal offer to buy Starz - The Information CBS Corp has expressed interest in acquiring cable channel Starz from Lions Gate Entertainment , the Information reported https://www.theinformation.com/articles/cbs-made-informal-offer-to-acquire-starz?shared=0f0be1052a2c7ed3 on Friday, citing four ...
11:32, 05/17/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. oil drillers cut rigs to lowest count since March 2018 -Baker Hughes U.S. energy firms this week reduced the number of oil rigs operating for the second week in a row, with the rig count at its lowest since March 2018, as some drillers follow through on plans to cut spending....
11:32, 05/17/2019

Herman Wouk, author of 'The Caine Mutiny' and 'The Winds of War,' dies at 103 Author Herman Wouk, whose World War Two experiences provided the foundation of his bestseller "The Caine Mutiny" and two epic novels about the war, died on Friday at the age of 103, his literary agent said....
11:32, 05/17/2019

Second U.S. appeals court rules Trump cannot end protections for 'Dreamers' A U.S. appeals court ruled on Friday that President Donald Trump cannot end a program that shielded from deportation immigrants brought into the country illegally as children, the second time the administration has lost an appeal on the issue....
11:48, 05/17/2019

| #YouKnowMe women open up following Alabama's abortion law Twitter users share their abortion stories under the hashtag #YouKnowMe after the Alabama Senate passed the most restrictive abortion Bill in the US....
11:48, 05/17/2019

Eurovision fans hit the beach ahead of Saturday final Hundreds of tourists and concertgoers packed into a sea-front Eurovision park in Tel Aviv on Friday, soaking in the late spring sun ahead of the music competition's Saturday final....
12:00, 05/17/2019

Slack fixes bug that could have let hackers intercept downloads Slack has fixed a bug that could have allowed hackers to intercept and redirect downloads in the Windows desktop version of the messaging app. However, it seems no Slack users were affected before the service fixed the vulnerability....
12:00, 05/17/2019

NASA details the most distant world we've ever observed Back in February, NASA released the clearest images of Ultima Thule -- the Kuiper Belt object New Horizons got close to in a flyby, which makes it the farthest world we've ever explored. Now, the New Horizons team has published the first scienti...
12:00, 05/17/2019

Archaeologists find DNA in a 10,000-year-old piece of chewing gum Enlarge (credit: Kashuba et al. 2019) The people who lived at Huseby-Kiev in western Sweden 10,000 years ago made their living by hunting and fishing. That doesn't sound surprising until you consider that this was a landscape that had, until recent...
12:16, 05/17/2019

Billy Joe Saunders weighs in for his bid to become two-weight world champion Billy Joe Saunders looks in good condition as he makes weight for his first super-middleweight world title fight The post Billy Joe Saunders weighs in for his bid to become two-weight world champion appeared first on Boxing News....
12:16, 05/17/2019

Boris Johnson clear favorite among UK Conservative members to succeed PM May: poll Boris Johnson, a prominent leader of the Brexit campaign and former foreign minister, is the top choice among members of Britain's ruling Conservative Party to replace Theresa May as prime minister, according to a poll published on Friday....
12:16, 05/17/2019

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

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

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

Idaho man arrested for 1996 rape, murder that cost another man 20 years in prison An Idaho man was arrested this week for the brutal 1996 rape and murder of an Idaho Falls woman in which another man spent 20 years in prison for after being wrongfully convicted....
12:16, 05/17/2019

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

Trump needles Jerry Nadler on probes into Clinton’s missing emails President Trump renewed his attacks on House Judiciary chair Jerry Nadler on Friday in a tweet that suggested that Hillary Clinton’s missing emails were still getting under his skin. “Will Jerry Nadler ever look into the fact that Crooked Hillary del...
12:16, 05/17/2019

Tony Robbins accused of sexual misconduct, berating rape victims Self-help guru Tony Robbins is accused of sexually harassing fans and staffers — when he’s not berating victims of rape and violence in expletive-filled rants, according to a scathing new report. The famed 59-year-old motivational speaker’...
12:16, 05/17/2019

A GOP lawmaker used the phrase ‘consensual rape’ during abortion debate. He says he misspoke. Missouri state Rep. Barry Hovis, a former police lieutenant, said most of the sexual assault cases he handled in his law enforcement career were "date rapes or consensual rapes."...
12:32, 05/17/2019

Book Entry: Review: ‘Power Trip’ Ably Guides Us Through the History of Energy Michael E. Webber’s new book examines humanity’s relationship to energy over time and how each transition affected not just what we produce but how we live....
12:48, 05/17/2019