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Mysterious Worlds: Travels to the Faerie and Shamanic Realms

There are many accounts of a land of immortality and eternal youth in world myths and legends, as well as shamanic and indigenous spiritual traditions. Mysterious Worlds Writing in his recent work, Sky Shamans of Mongolia, Kevin T...

Mysterious Worlds: Travels to the Faerie and Shamanic Realms

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Mysterious 'Sub-Neptunes' are probably water worlds Water worlds that each possess thousands of times more water than Earth does may be more common than Earth-like rocky planets in the Milky Way galaxy , a new study finds....
02:48, 05/14/2019

UN launches new program to disrupt terrorist fighter travels The U.N. Office of Counter-Terrorism is launching a new program to help countries detect and disrupt travel by foreigners who have fought for extremist groups such as Islamic State and al-Qaida....
02:16, 05/08/2019

Somali villager travels to US to confront army chief he says tried to kill him Farhan Warfaa to give emotional testimony in Virginia courtroom in case that shines light on brutal 21-year reign of Siad BarreHuman rights abuses and atrocities committed in Somalia during the brutal 21-year reign of the dictator Siad Barre will com...
00:16, 05/14/2019

Group travels country to restore true meaning of Memorial Day TUCSON- A group is on a mission to restore the true meaning of Memorial Day. Carry the Load, a non-profit organization, is now a national movement to honor and remember those who have sacrificed their lives in the line of duty. The group is walking a...
18:48, 05/13/2019

UN leader travels to Pacific to see climate change effects firsthand Speaking in Fiji, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said the Pacific needs stronger international support because climate change is taking place faster than efforts to address it....
08:00, 05/16/2019

IMF mission team travels to Argentina to review economic plan "An IMF team led by Roberto Cardarelli will arrive in Buenos Aires on May 8 in the context of the fourth review of Argentina's economic plan that supports the 36-month Stand-By Agreement," said an IMF spokeswoman. ...
17:48, 05/08/2019

Foxconn chairman travels to White House to discuss Wisconsin: source The chairman of Apple supplier Foxconn will travel to the United States tonight for a meeting in the White House that is believed to be related to an investment in Wisconsin, according to a source with direct knowledge of the matter....
06:00, 04/30/2019

DeBrincat scores twice as US routs Denmark 7-1 at worlds KOSICE, Slovakia (AP) — Alex DeBrincat had two goals and an assist to help the United States rout Denmark 7-1 on Saturday for the Americans’ fourth straight victory during preliminary play at the world championships. Jeff Blashill became the wi...
08:48, 05/18/2019

Heaven’s Vault review – new worlds, new words A gripping adventure from award-winning studio Inkle casts you as an archaeologist translating an ancient alien languageHeaven’s Vault, a science fiction adventure told with the appealing restraint of an Asimov classic, begins as something of a reluc...
03:16, 05/13/2019

Xhaka happy to host Brighton but rues repeat of Arsenal’s tricky travels Emirates form holds no concerns but the Swiss midfielder fears Burnley away on last day has potential to ‘kill’ seasonIf there had not been such a strange discrepancy between Arsenal’s home and away performances this season, there would be no pressur...
16:32, 05/04/2019

UPDATE 1-Foxconn chairman travels to White House to discuss Wisconsin -source The chairman of Apple supplier Foxconn will travel to the United States tonight for a meeting in the White House that is believed to be related to an investment in Wisconsin, according to a source with direct knowledge of the matter....
05:48, 04/30/2019

Tavares injures side and will miss worlds for Canada TORONTO (AP) — Maple Leafs center John Tavares injured his side while practicing with the Canadian team and will miss the upcoming world championships in Slovakia. Hockey Canada said Thursday it contacted the Maple Leafs and it was agreed it was best...
14:32, 05/09/2019

US routs France, Russia shuts out Austria at hockey worlds KOSICE, Slovakia (AP) — The United States rebounded from an upset loss to Slovakia in the opening game at the ice hockey world championship by routing France 7-1 on Sunday. After losing 4-1 to the host, the U.S. was not ready for another upset. Alex ...
09:32, 05/12/2019

Plastic pollution in worlds' oceans could have $2.5 trillion impact, study says A new study suggests that the plastic pollution problem in the world's oceans is having an economic impact that is startling – perhaps as much as $2.5 trillion....
11:16, 04/28/2019

Denmark routs Britain, Latvia blanks Italy at hockey worlds KOSICE, Slovakia (AP) — Morten Poulsen scored a hat trick as Denmark routed newcomer Britain 9-0 at the hockey world championship on Tuesday. Nicklas Jensen also scored twice for the Danes to improve to 2-1 in Group A in Kosice. Britain, which return...
10:32, 05/14/2019

Water Worlds Could Have Mind-Bogglingly Deep Oceans, New Models Suggest Scientists have good reason to believe that so-called water worlds—exoplanets with surfaces covered entirely by a single gigantic ocean—are common in the galaxy. But a new computer simulations suggests that not only are water worlds prevalent, they’r...
13:32, 04/29/2019

The Challenge: War of the Worlds Finale Sneak Peek: A Frontrunner Succumbs to the Intense Desert Heat Did MTV's The Challenge: War of the Worlds save the most intense for last? In the below exclusive sneak peek of The Challenge's finale, well, challenge, Georgia Harrison of Love......
08:16, 05/15/2019

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

North Pole and Polar Worlds review – why Inuit don't worry about north Exciting tales of heroic polar explorers make a great exhibition, but a book on the North Pole shows that times are too changed not to seek deeper narratives...
12:32, 04/28/2019

Trekking Through a Mysterious, Mesmerizing Old World This village-to-village trek in Georgia’s Caucasus Mountains zigzags through medieval farmsteads and scenery so distracting you’re liable to veer off course....
10:48, 05/02/2019

Panda bears: Not as mysterious as we once thought Panda bears eat bamboo. We all know that. But we also all know that bears are meat eaters. A new study indicates the panda bears' change of diet from meat to bamboo isn't as puzzling as it would appear on first glance....
09:48, 05/03/2019

Women fight to solve mysterious murders in Venezuela More than 8,200 people died in extrajudicial killings in Venezuela between 2015 and 2017, estimates Amnesty International. And the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights has accused state-aligned groups of targeting Venezuelan civilians fo...
08:48, 04/30/2019

OnePlus says that it will fix a mysterious speed dial problem with next update While everyone is looking ahead to the unveiling of the OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7 Pro on May 14th, some of those who currently own a OnePlus handset are running into a strange problem. According to a thread that runs for eight pages on the OnePlus foru...
19:32, 05/08/2019

Chinese fossil sheds light on mysterious Neanderthal kin Nearly 40 years after it was found by a monk in a Chinese cave, a fossilized chunk of jawbone has been revealed as coming from a mysterious relative of the Neanderthals....
07:32, 05/02/2019

No, someone hasn’t cracked the code of the mysterious Voynich manuscript Enlarge / Composed circa 1420, the 240-page Voynich manuscript is considered by scholars to be the most interesting and mysterious document ever found. (credit: Photo12/UIG/Getty Images) The Voynich manuscript is a famous medieval text written in ...
15:00, 05/15/2019

Reef halo riddle: What's behind the mysterious rings around coral? We long assumed that circles of bare sand around coral reefs are caused by fish nibbling away seaweed. But a 10-year investigation has found the truth is far murkier...
10:00, 04/28/2019

The Famous Burney Relief: Who Was the Mysterious Mesopotamian Goddess? The Burney Relief (known also as the Queen of the Night) is a terracotta plaque from ancient Mesopotamia. The relief is dominated by a nude female figure with wings and talons. She is usually identified as a goddess, though experts disagree with each...
14:32, 05/05/2019

China’s rover finds mysterious minerals on the far side of the moon Early this year, China's Chang'e-4 lunar lander made history when it became the first spacecraft to touch down on the far side of the moon. Now, according to a study published in Nature, the lander's rover, Yutu-2, may have detected th...
15:32, 05/17/2019

Denisovans, mysterious extinct humans, conquered high altitudes A jawbone found in a cave on the Tibetan Plateau in China is providing surprising insights into Denisovans, the enigmatic extinct cousins to Neanderthals and our own species, including that they were pioneers at enduring high-altitude environments....
13:00, 05/01/2019

Denisovan Jaw: The First Physical Evidence for the Mysterious Hominins Outside Their Original Cave! Research into the Denisovan story is always fascinating. This group of ancient hominins has been something of a mystery ever since they were first discovered in 2010 as an extinct sister group to the Neanderthals.  ...
03:16, 05/02/2019

Mysterious death scene in guesthouse baffles Bavaria police Three bodies and two crossbows were discovered in a hotel room in the southern city of Passau. Other guests said they neither heard nor saw anything suspicious....
07:48, 05/12/2019

Mysterious death scene in guesthouse baffles Bavria police Three bodies and two crossbows were discovered in a hotel room in the southern city of Passau. Other guests said they neither heard nor saw anything suspicious....
18:00, 05/11/2019

This mysterious leaked service may be Samsung’s version of Apple Arcade Samsung may be about to launch a rival offering to compete with Apple’s forthcoming video game service, Apple Arcade. That’s according to a trademark Samsung filed with the US Patent and Trademark Office a few days ago for something calle...
06:00, 05/02/2019

'Hippie chimps' had sex with mysterious 'ghost ape' hundreds of thousands of years ago Mysterious "ghost apes" may have interbred with the great apes known as bonobos just as modern humans repeatedly had sex with now-extinct human lineages, a new study finds....
13:16, 04/30/2019

Beluga spotted wearing mysterious harness likes being near humans COPENHAGEN, Denmark — A beluga whale found in Arctic Norway wearing a harness that suggests links to Russia appears to be enjoying staying near humans. Joergen Ree Wiig, of the Norwegian Directorate of Fisheries, told The Associated Press “it w...
15:00, 05/02/2019

A mysterious hacker gang is on a supply-chain hacking spree Enlarge (credit: Lino Mirgeler/picture alliance via Getty Images) A software supply-chain attack represents one of the most insidious forms of hacking. By breaking into a developer's network and hiding malicious code within apps and software updat...
10:16, 05/04/2019

A Mysterious Force Has Been Blocking Car Key Fobs in This Small Ohio Town For several weeks, citizens of North Olmstead, Ohio—a small town a few miles west of a NASA research center—have been plagued by a mysterious force that has blocked their garage openers and car key fobs from functioning. But after many attempts by a...
11:32, 05/06/2019

NASA aims to probe mysterious atmospheres of Uranus and Neptune Nearly 30 years after a NASA spacecraft visited the farthest planets in our solar system, Uranus and Neptune, the space agency is looking to go back....
09:48, 04/29/2019

Tall and mysterious, the Sony Xperia 20 leaks in high-quality renders The Xperia 20 certainly looks familiarUnlike the high-end Xperia 1, the mid-range Xperia 10 and 10 Plus Sony also unveiled a few months back are already up for grabs in the US. Hence, while it's definitely a little early to get a high-quality look at...
12:00, 05/15/2019

This Mysterious Big-Rig Pickup Is Made of Jeep and Mitsubishi Parts and It's Downright Scary Here at Jalopnik, we regularly see lots of wacky vehicles, but none of them prepared my soul for this. This image contains what appears to be a big rig frame with a Jeep Wrangler Unlimited cab and a Mitsubishi Mighty Max box. It’s truly bizarre, and ...
06:16, 05/17/2019

Samsung insider teases mysterious battery innovations for the Galaxy Note 10 The Galaxy Note 10 is the only Samsung flagship left to launch this year, and we’ve already got an increasing number of rumors detailing the unreleased device. We already know that Samsung will have a 5G version of the Note 10 in stores, and so...
11:32, 05/06/2019

Diplomat to donate brain to science after suffering mysterious injury in China A US diplomat who suffered a mysterious brain injury in China — and believes it was a microwave attack by a foreign government — has pledged to donate his brain to the Concussion Legacy Foundation. Mark Lenzi, now 44, was working as a security engine...
10:32, 05/11/2019

Google is finally ready to talk openly about the mysterious new OS that might replace Android We’ve been talking for a few years about Google’s mysterious operating system meant to replace Android, Chrome, and whatever Android-derived operating systems Google has running on its smart devices. We’ve seen the first demos leak,...
14:48, 05/10/2019

Diplomat who developed mysterious symptoms in China to donate brain for research A U.S. diplomat who suffered headaches and memory loss under mysterious circumstances while stationed in China has pledged to donate his brain for research....
12:00, 05/10/2019

Beluga Whale Found With Mysterious Harness Is Charming and Confounding These Norwegians (COPENHAGEN, Denmark) — A beluga whale found in Arctic Norway wearing a harness that suggests links to a military facility in Russia is so tame that residents can pet the mammal on its nose. The white whale frolicking in the frigid harbor of Tu...
09:16, 04/30/2019

Jawbone Fossil Reveals More About the Denisovans, a Mysterious Species that Mated With Modern Humans In 2010, archaeologists found evidence of a previously unknown hominin, the Denisovans, in a Siberian cave. Researchers are now reporting the discovery of a 160,000-year-old Denisovan jawbone pulled from a cave on the Tibetan Plateau. The fossil is n...
12:00, 05/01/2019

A mysterious ‘dense bullet’ blasted a giant hole in the Milky Way Due to its size (about a million times our sun’s mass), scientists aren’t quite sure; too big to be a star and there's no black hole nearby.        ...
14:32, 05/16/2019

This Game of Thrones Theory Could Explain Bran’s Mysterious Behavior During the Battle of Winterfell Warning: This post contains spoilers for Game of Thrones season 8. Before Arya swooped in to save the day by stabbing the Night King with her Valyrian steel dagger in “The Long Night” episode of Game of Thrones, Bran Stark spent some time...
16:16, 04/29/2019

Turns out Katherine Langford's mysterious, excised Endgame character wasn't that interesting, after all Late last year, we learned that 13 Reasons Why actress Katherine Langford was cast in a mysterious Endgame role, one we excitedly hoped would turn out to be Hawkeye protege Kate Bishop. Alas, Bishop didn’t turn up in Endgame—though a series starring ...
11:48, 05/06/2019

Mysterious Inscription Baffles French Village, Prize Offered to Crack the Code A recently discovered engraving is baffling local people in the small village in north-west France. The locals have made various attempts to decipher the inscription and have enlisted the help of many local experts to no avail. Now they are offering ...
15:16, 05/11/2019

Nunes: Mueller report 'cherry-picked' information about mysterious Maltese Professor Mifsud House Intelligence Committee ranking member Devin Nunes, in a Fox News interview Sunday, blasted “cherry-picked” findings in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report about Joseph Mifsud -- the mysterious professor from Malta who helped ignite the Russ...
20:32, 05/05/2019

Suspected Russian spy, a beluga whale found with mysterious camera strap, lets people pet it The beluga whale with suspected Russian military ties has become a local attraction in Norway. It's so tame, it reportedly comes when called.        ...
10:00, 04/30/2019

Mysterious German crossbow deaths may have been part of murder-suicide pact by medieval cult: reports The mysterious deaths of five Germans – three who died by crossbow bolts lodged in their bodies – may have been part of a murder-suicide pact by a cult-like group devoted to medieval folklore, baffled police speculate as new tantalizing details emerg...
08:32, 05/15/2019

More mysterious 'jars of the dead' have been unearthed in this country Archeologists in Laos have discovered 15 new sites containing over 100, 1000-year-old stone jars that may have been used for the dead.        ...
11:16, 05/16/2019

Wheels: New Parts for Old Cars May Keep Them Running, but Sink Their Value While technology like 3-D printing makes car collecting less expensive and more accessible, it has also made it harder to determine the actual value of a car....
10:48, 05/16/2019

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

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

Giveaway! The awesome Kodak Printomatic camera will print your photos instantly This giveaway event is open to United States residents only.It's usually all phones all the time for us here at PhoneArena, but every once in a while, a cool gadget comes along that we just can't help but share with our beautiful readers.The latest o...
10:48, 05/16/2019

Treasury to Sell $109 Billion in Debt The U.S. Treasury Department will auction next week $109 billion in securities, comprising $62 billion in new debt and $47 billion in previously sold debt....
10:48, 05/16/2019

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

Abortion bills at nexus of national debate among states 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

Longtime investor Lampert boosts stake in AutoNation Former Sears CEO Eddie Lampert is accumulating AutoNation shares while Microsoft founder Bill Gates remains the dealer group's largest shareholder -- even after selling more than a million shares....
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

AFL-CIO Budget Is a Stark Illustration of the Decline of Organizing A leaked copy of the AFL-CIO’s internal budget for 2018–2019 shows that America’s largest organized labor federation now dedicates less than a tenth of its budget to organizing—down from nearly 30 percent a decade ago—illustrating a broad philosophi...
11:16, 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

School of cownose rays swimming at Australia beach is magical A school of cownose rays swimming together at Bondi Beach, Australia looked like a piece of mosaic art.        ...
11:16, 05/16/2019

IBM researchers analyze the makeup of breast cancer cells with AI In a newly published paper, researchers at IBM and the University of Zurich detail an AI-driven cell analysis technique that targets breast cancer.Read More...
11:16, 05/16/2019

NTSB: Tesla’s Autopilot was enabled during fatal Model 3 crash A report by the NTSB shows that Tesla's Autopilot system was engaged in the minutes leading up to a fatal Model 3 crash in Florida last March.Read More...
11:16, 05/16/2019

NYPD used facial recognition and pics of Woody Harrelson to arrest a man The NYPD used photos of Woody Harrelson and facial recognition to try to find a crime suspect. Altered photos and forensic sketches have also been used.Read More...
11:16, 05/16/2019

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

Diablo 3 Season 17 Start Date, Start Time, New Builds and official Patch Notes for May 17 Diablo 3 Season 17 begins soon. Here's everything we know about the start date, start time and more for what blizzard has coined as the Season of Nightmares....
11:48, 05/16/2019

Tariffs from US-China trade war force small businesses to strategize to preserve profits The 25% tariffs President Trump has imposed on many Chinese-made products have small business owners trying to limit damage from import duties.        ...
11:48, 05/16/2019

Chelsea Manning says she will not comply with new grand jury subpoena Former U.S. Army soldier Chelsea Manning said on Thursday she will not comply with a fresh grand jury subpoena to testify about her contacts with WikiLeaks and will ask a federal court to quash it....
11:48, 05/16/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Ebola in DR Congo, malnutrition in Laos, baby health, #ClimateAction On Thursday, we cover: fears in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) as Ebola response funding dwindles; food and nutrition concerns in Laos; an update on low birthweight babies across the world; and the UN chief’s trip for climate action in th...
12:00, 05/16/2019

Why did Uefa hand Azerbaijan hosting rights for the Europa League final? The ruling body’s principle of rotating finals is a good one but the golden ticket has to be awarded for the right reasonsYou had to admire Uefa’s steadfastness in the face of unfortunate timing. The decision to award the hosting rights for the Europ...
12:00, 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

Fed may not be able to engineer higher inflation: Kashkari The Federal Reserve should not cut interest rates unless there is hard data signaling economic weakness ahead, Minneapolis Fed President Neel Kashkari said on Thursday, and should not rely on a rate cut to try to kickstart a healthier level of inflat...
12:00, 05/16/2019

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

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

During terrorist attacks, too many rules are stopping British first responders from saving lives An alarming trend has developed in recent British terrorist attacks: With the exception of the police, first responders are kept away from where they are needed....
12:48, 05/16/2019

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

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

Why You Should Be Eating Cabbage Rolls Year-Round For starters, they’re delicious. And every season brings its own crops of tasty leaves to stuff. Start with these recipes packed with spring produce....
12:48, 05/16/2019

The Knicks’ Zion Williamson ‘hangover’ is nothing to fear Once the Zion Williamson “hangover” subsides, the Knicks are poised to get a “really, really good player” with the third overall pick in the 2019 draft. So says ESPN NBA draft analyst Mike Schmitz, who believes the Knicks still should be excited abou...
12:48, 05/16/2019

Brooks Koepka running away with PGA Championship on Day 1 Brooks Koepka began his PGA Championship opening round Thursday at Bethpage Black by dropping a 40-foot birdie bomb on his first hole, the 10th. He ended the round by dropping a 33-foot birdie bomb putt on his final hole, No. 9. And when the dust fro...
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

Corey Ballentine has Giants contract after his horrific night Giants rookie Corey Ballentine continues to recuperate from the gunshot wound he suffered the night he was drafted and on Thursday signed his first NFL contract, expected to be a four-year deal worth $2.7 million. Ballentine, a cornerback from Washbu...
12:48, 05/16/2019

Trump proposes new U.S. immigration plan favoring skills over family ties U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday said he wants to overhaul the immigration system to favor young, educated, English-speaking applicants with job offers instead of people with family ties to Americans, a plan with little chance of advancing in ...
13:00, 05/16/2019

U.S. Senate confirms Jeffrey Rosen as No. 2 Justice Department official The U.S. Senate on Thursday confirmed Jeffrey Rosen as the No. 2 official at the Justice Department, after Attorney General William Barr recommended Rosen for the job to President Donald Trump....
13:00, 05/16/2019

Keanu Reeves makes a welcome cameo in Netflix’s Always Be My Maybe trailer The best friends-who-fall-in-love rom-com theme goes back even farther than 1989’s When Harry Met Sally (for example, 1982’s Best Friends). But the premise is about to get a welcome upgrade in the cleverly titled Netflix production Always Be My Maybe...
13:00, 05/16/2019

Kevin Feige says the "real" Mandarin will show up in the MCU at some point Iron Man 3 is a very underrated entry in the MCU, at least going off of some otherwise solid rankings, and one of the reasons for that is the controversial use of classic Iron Man villain The Mandarin. In the movie, The Mandarin—leader of the Ten Rin...
13:00, 05/16/2019

Broncos QB Lock: Flacco has 'been great to me' Broncos quarterback Drew Lock told TMZ on Wednesday that Joe Flacco has "been great to me." Flacco said earlier in the week that it wasn't his job to mentor the rookie....
13:16, 05/16/2019

Tiger had a messy start to the PGA. Here's how it happened Maybe there was some rust having taken so much time off since his Masters win. But Tiger struggled Thursday at Bethpage Black and is way back of leader Brooks Koepka....
13:16, 05/16/2019

Ultra-processed foods lead to higher calorie consumption and weight gain People who eat a lot of ultra-processed foods - such as frozen entrees, white bread and canned side dishes - tend to consume more calories than those who eat foods that aren't processed, a new study suggests....
13:16, 05/16/2019

Kaapo Kakko Looks Like A Beautiful, Unstoppable Monster The projected second pick in the upcoming NHL Draft has been nothing short of dazzling for his native Finland during the ongoing IIHF World Championships in Slovakia. Kaapo Kakko, the 18-year-old winger who broke the Finnish league’s record for most ...
13:32, 05/16/2019

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

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

At War: To Stay or to Flee: A Syrian Mother’s Impossible Choice Suhair had to decide whether leaving Syria was worth risking her children’s lives. Now she is coming to terms with the opportunities and costs of her decision....
13:32, 05/16/2019

Microsoft and Sony to collaborate on game-streaming technology together Microsoft is helping Sony on its next game console - or at least the game-streaming service that will be running on it: Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and Sony CEO Kenichiro Yoshida today announced their partnership and the pair’s plans to work t...
13:48, 05/16/2019

Bruins vs Hurricanes NHL live stream: how to watch the 2019 Eastern Conference Finals online The 2019 NHL Playoffs are reaching the business end of things and we’re at the point where the Eastern Conference Finals are decided to see who will play for the 2019 Stanley Cup. You can follow our guide to getting a Bruins vs Hurricanes NHL ...
13:48, 05/16/2019

Asus ZenFone 6 has a flippable camera so it doesn't need a notch The Asus ZenFone 6 is the latest flagship phone from the brand, and it's bringing a full front screen thanks to a flippable camera that avoids the necessity of a notch.Instead of having separate front and rear cameras, you can just flip the came...
13:48, 05/16/2019

Best Linux web hosting services of 2019 Linux hosting is everywhere. Whether you're looking for a simple shared website hosting account or a powerful dedicated server, the chances are that you'll be offered a Linux-based option first.In many cases, you might not care. If your hos...
13:48, 05/16/2019

Walmart Warns Tariffs on Chinese Goods Will Increase Prices for Customers (NEW YORK) — Walmart warned on Thursday that higher tariffs on imports from China will mean higher prices. The comments came after the nation’s largest retailer reported its best sale performance at its established U.S. namesake stores fo...
13:48, 05/16/2019

U.S. Commerce Department publishes Huawei export blacklist order The U.S. Commerce Department on Thursday formally placed Huawei Technologies Co Ltd and 68 affiliates in more than two dozen countries on its so-called “Entity List” - a move that bans the telecom giant from buying parts and components from American ...
14:00, 05/16/2019

A New Diet Study Confirms Your Worst Suspicions About Ultra-Processed Foods A U.S. government-led trial may confirm the worst fears of anyone whose diet starts and ends in the frozen food aisle. It suggests that people who mostly eat ultra-processed foods will take in more calories and gain more weight than those who stick t...
14:00, 05/16/2019

Everything ThermoWorks Sells Is 15% Off, Which Never Happens When it comes to measuring the temperature of food, ThermoWorks is the be-all, end-all brand you can trust. And while we’re used to seeing individual ThermoWorks products on sale from time to time, today’s 15% off sitewide sale is extremely rare.Read...
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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...
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The Evolution of Online Eating Disorder Communities From Tumblr to Twitter Meme Online eating disorder subculture, pockets of the internet where largely young women and girls share inspiration and information on ED behaviors, has always been a black hole of calorie counting and exercising. Little has fundamentally changed since ...
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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...
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Sensex Ends 279 Points Higher, Nifty Reclaims 11,250 Thirty nine stocks on the50-scrip index finished higher. Top gainers on the index were Zee Entertainment, Bharat Petroleum, Bajaj Finance, Indian Oil and UltraTech Cement, finishing between 3.86 per......
14:16, 05/16/2019

In Bihar, Nitish Kumar's Party Catalyst For Win: Prannoy Roy's Analysis Bihar, with 40 Lok Sabha seats, is a crucial stop in this election for any party or alliance heading for Delhi. It was in view of this the BJP chief Amit Shah had allowed Chief Minister Nitish Kumar......
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Oxford Dictionary Steps In As Rahul Gandhi Slams PM Modi With "New Word" The Oxford Dictionary inserted itself into a political debate in India today after Congress chief Rahul Gandhi claimed that the there was a new word in the English language "Modilie", targeting Prime......
14:16, 05/16/2019

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

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....
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U.S. sanctions Chechen group, Russians for alleged human rights abuses The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on a Chechen group and five individuals, including at least three Russians, for alleged human rights abuses under the Global Magnitsky Act, including extrajudicial killings and the torture of LGBTI indi...
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Temporary IDs can now be ordered online TUCSON- Arizona motorists who have had their driver license suspended may now order a six-month temporary ID online. A customer with a suspended Arizona driver license can get a six-month temporary ID online at ServiceArizona.com under the following ...
14:32, 05/16/2019

Birth control goes digital (KPRC) Family planning and birth control are going digital. A study from Georgetown University shows one popular family planning app – DOT – is about 95%, effective which is almost the same as the pill. Other popular apps include Flo, Glo...
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

Venezuelan opposition and government to hold crisis talks Figures invited to Norway in effort to end power struggle and economic paralysisVenezuela’s government and opposition have sent envoys to Norway to attend talks on ways of ending the South American country’s crisis, though their mutual mistrust and d...
14:32, 05/16/2019

'Especially relevant': Susan Meiselas wins 2019 Deutsche Börse photography prize From displaced Kurds to carnival strippers, documentarian praised for carving ‘a new form of socially engaged photography’ by getting close to long-term subjectsThe prestigious Deutsche Börse photography prize has been won by Susan Meiselas, an Ameri...
14:32, 05/16/2019

Wall St. Rises for Third Straight Day on Data, Earnings Wall Street closed higher on Thursday as upbeat earnings and strong economic data put investors in a buying mood, with technology companies leading the charge....
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Weight loss surgery in teen years may improve diabetes, blood pressure outcomes After having weight loss surgery, a group of teens with obesity lost 26 percent of the body weight -- while the adults with obesity lost 29 percent of their weight...
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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

Chico's rejects takeover offer from Sycamore Women's apparel retailer Chico's FAS Inc said on Thursday it had rejected private equity firm Sycamore Partners LP's offer to take the company private in a deal valued at $407.8 million....
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Now We Know Why YTMND Went Dark You’re The Man Now Dog, one of the earliest sites associated with web 2.0 internet culture, went dark sometime in the past few days, though exactly when or why was a mystery until just about an hour ago.Read more......
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CNN’s Don Lemon doesn’t let ‘anchor’ title get in the way of his on-air opinions “CNN Tonight” anchor Don Lemon is billed as just that, an anchor. But he spouts liberal opinions on a regular basis and has raised eyebrows in the process....
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Game of Thrones petition to remake series tops half a million Disgruntled Game of Thrones fans have been signing a petition in their hundreds of thousands to try to persuade producers to remake the final series....
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Spice up your life: Stay overnight in the iconic Spice Girls bus, now listed on Airbnb Spice Girls fans now have the opportunity to stay over in the original Spice Bus from the 1997 movie "Spice World" for a limited time in June.        ...
15:16, 05/16/2019

A Taco Bell pop-up hotel is coming to California this summer Taco Bell is opening "The Bell," a hotel and resort in Palm Springs, California for a limited time this summer.        ...
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Democrat hypocritical in criticism of Trump's immigration reform efforts: Karl Rove Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin, D-Ill., was hypocritical for criticizing the president over his delay in addressing immigration reform with Congress, Fox News political contributor Karl Rove suggested on Thursday....
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Ann Coulter says if Trump knew English, he would understand meaning of ‘WALL’ Conservative pundit Ann Coulter continued her harsh criticism of President Trump as he unveiled his immigration plan Thursday, saying he will someday “understand the meaning of the word ‘WALL.”...
15:16, 05/16/2019

'Bachelorette' Hannah Brown defends franchise on 'Live' after Kelly Ripa called it 'gross' "Bachelorette" Hannah Brown was a guest on "Live" days after Kelly Ripa slammed the reality dating competition as a "gross, gross show."        ...
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First results from New Horizons’ time in the Kuiper Belt Enlarge / When Ultima met Thule. A view of the two-lobed body, showing the bright neck and the large Maryland crater. (credit: NASA/Johns Hopkins University APL/Southwest Research Institute.) For many at the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory...
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Tucson teen bitten by bobcat during rescue, per AZGFD TUCSON – A Tucson teen was bitten by a bobcat kitten on Wednesday, May 16th. The Arizona Game and Fish Department said the teen was trying to rescue it from a pool when the incident occurred. The victim was treated and a released. The bobcat wa...
15:48, 05/16/2019

Hollywood tries (again) to capture the madness of ‘Catch-22’ George Clooney’s version of “Catch-22” premieres Friday on Hulu — marking Hollywood’s third adaptation of Joseph Heller’s surreal 1960s bestseller about the lunacy and horror of war. Heller told the tale of Air Force bombardier John Yossarian and his...
15:48, 05/16/2019

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

Guatemalan boy dies at Texas hospital a month after crossing border A 2-year-old boy from Guatemala died at a hospital in El Paso, Texas, this week over a month after being apprehended by US immigration authorities as he crossed the border with his mother, the Guatemalan Consulate said Thursday....
15:48, 05/16/2019

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

Trump says a gay person running for president is ‘absolutely fine’ President Trump had some good-natured fun trying to pronounce democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg’s name — but proclaimed that he thought it was great that a gay married man was running for office. “I think it’s absolutely fine, I do. I ...
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Joe Biden and son Hunter cleared of wrongdoing by Ukraine prosecutor WASHINGTON – Ukraine’s top prosecutor said he hasn’t seen any evidence of wrongdoing by former Vice President Joe Biden nor his son Hunter Biden in dealings with the country. Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko said Hunter Biden and Burisma, a Uk...
16:00, 05/16/2019

Bernie Sanders is latest candidate to call for Facebook to break up Sen. Bernie Sanders, a long-time critic of the power of large corporations, has joined Democratic presidential hopefuls Elizabeth Warren and Tulsi Gabbard in outright calling to break up Facebook. “Should antitrust action be taken against Facebook? T...
16:00, 05/16/2019

Chelsea Manning is headed back to the slammer It’s back to jail for Chelsea Manning. The Army intelligence officer-turned-leaker will return to the slammer after refusing to testify before a grand jury that is investigating WikiLeaks. She served two months in the Alexandria Detention Center in V...
16:00, 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

Pinterest Shares Fall After Hours, Following Post-IPO Earnings Report Shares of Pinterest fell 17% in extended trading after the company posted a wider-than-expected loss in its first quarterly report following its public-market debut....
16:16, 05/16/2019

Trump open to talks on US-Swiss free trade deal -Swiss president U.S. President Donald Trump is keen to advance talks with Switzerland on a free trade deal, Swiss President Ueli Maurer told reporters in Washington after the first visit by a Swiss president to the Oval Office....
16:16, 05/16/2019

Maximum Security's owners file lawsuit over Kentucky Derby result Maximum Security’s owners on Tuesday filed a lawsuit against the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission over the result of the Kentucky Derby, which left the horse disqualified....
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| 'See you again - maybe': Kyrgios disqualified in Rome Nick Kyrgios was disqualified from the Italian Open after throwing a chair across court in a foul-mouthed tantrum before storming off during his match....
16:16, 05/16/2019

The new Motorola Razr looks tiny when folded, according to this video We’ve known for a while Motorola is planning on reviving its Razr brand, jumping on the folding phone bandwagon with its own take on the concept that far removed from Huawei or Samsung’s. Though we’ve leaked materials showing what the phone will look...
16:32, 05/16/2019

Germany: Trial of Berlin bomb plotter begins Magomed-Ali C. was arrested in August 2018 on suspicion of planning a bomb attack at a Berlin shopping center. He allegedly had close ties to the man who killed 11 people at a Christmas market in the capital in 2016....
16:32, 05/16/2019

Huge international cybercrime ring dismantled Police in six countries have dismantled a cybercrime ring based in Eastern Europe that stole $100 million from thousands of victims worldwide. The GozNym malware was delivered via email to unsuspecting users....
16:32, 05/16/2019

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

Lucky the lynx killed in car accident The male lynx was killed on a state road along with the deer he was hunting. Lucky was one of the first lynx to be resettled in the wilderness of the western German state of Rhineland-Palatinate....
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

Alabama gears up for abortion fight activists thought was history As Alabama passes the country's most restrictive abortion law, activists who believe in a woman's right to terminate her pregnancy are bracing for a battle. The Supreme Court could end up deciding the matter....
16:32, 05/16/2019

Will trolls or truth win in the European Parliament elections? The battle for European Parliament seats isn't just among candidates; facts and lies are facing off too. Teri Schultz looks at whether the EU has shown up for the high-stakes duel adequately equipped — and in time....
16:32, 05/16/2019

Looking beyond streaming services: What comes next? Streaming services are still viewed as the future of the music industry. But experience tells us that new things can take over more quickly than expected. What could come after streaming, DW's Dina Slanjankic wonders....
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

Alabama abortion law draws some criticism, mostly silence from national Republicans Several Republicans in the U.S. Congress are criticizing a new Alabama law that will ban nearly all abortions in the state as too extreme, saying exceptions should be made for rape and incest and questioning whether it will hold up in court....
16:32, 05/16/2019

Venezuela government talking with 'democratic' opposition in Norway Talks are underway in Norway between Venezuela's government and "democratic" opponents, an envoy said on Thursday, in a possible search for a mediated solution after the opposition's failure to spark a military uprising against President Nicolas Madu...
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...
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Congressional leaders get classified briefing on Iran WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional leaders received a classified briefing on Iran from the White House Thursday following criticism that lawmakers have been kept out of the loop about recent military moves in the Middle East. Members of the so-called Ga...
17:00, 05/16/2019

San Francisco area homeless count increases by double digits SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal count shows the number of homeless people increased by double-digit percentages in three San Francisco Bay Area counties over two years. In San Francisco, the number of homeless people jumped 17% to more than 8,000 in 2...
17:00, 05/16/2019

Profar slam, A’s romp 17-3 for 13th straight win over Tigers DETROIT (AP) — Jurickson Profar hit his first career grand slam and the Oakland Athletics routed Detroit 17-3 Thursday for their 13th straight victory over the Tigers. Josh Phegley had four hits, including one of Oakland’s five home runs, as th...
17:00, 05/16/2019

The Latest: Slain pregnant woman knew her alleged killer CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the slaying of a pregnant Chicago woman whose baby was cut from her womb (all times local): 6:15 p.m. Chicago Police say the woman who was strangled before her unborn son was cut from her womb had bought baby clothes from...
17:00, 05/16/2019

The Latest: Mickelson shoots 1-under 69, trails Koepka by 6 FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on the PGA Championship on Thursday at Bethpage Black (all times local): 6:50 p.m. Phil Mickelson overcame a sluggish opening with three birdies in four holes around the turn and finished with a 1-under-par 69 in t...
17:00, 05/16/2019

AG Barr promises continued support to Northern Triangle SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — U.S. Attorney General William Barr says funding under his authority for policing in Central America’s Northern Triangle is not at risk under the Trump administration’s promise to cut off those countries no...
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

Teacher Has Two Students Receive Prestigious Scholarship LEE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– A Lee County school teacher feels like she shot a hole in one, now that two of her students have received a prestigious national scholarship that empowers women on the golf course and in the boardroom. In the mountains...
17:00, 05/16/2019

Trump tries to tamp down talk of war with Iran WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he hopes the U.S. is not on a path to war with Iran amid fears that his two most hawkish advisers could be angling for such a conflict. Asked Thursday if the U.S. was going to war with Iran, the president...
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

Maine governor signs bill to ban Native American mascots AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine public schools and universities will soon ban the use of mascots and logos depicting Native Americans. Democratic Gov. Janet Mills’ office says the bill she signed Thursday will become effective 90 days after the Leg...
17:00, 05/16/2019

Drone-Based Project to Study How Tornadoes Form A new project across the Great Plains rolled out this week with hopes of better understanding thunderstorms and the tornadoes they spawn. The goal of the project is improve forecasting of supercells, or spinning thunderstorms, and the hazards they ca...
17:00, 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

FanDuel returns bets on Sharks vs. Blues Game 3 due 'controversial nature' of OT goal FanDuel is refunding bets on Wednesday’s Game 3 of the Blues-Sharks for moneyline bets on losing Blues after controversial finish.        ...
17:16, 05/16/2019

Opinion: As he carts around Bethpage Black, John Daly shows how tired his act has become In latest PGA Championship showing most notable for his riding a cart, John Daly remains proof that growing old and growing up are mutually exclusive.        ...
17:16, 05/16/2019

How to Slide Into Someone's DMs Without Being a Creep The internet has given us unprecedented access to everyone. Not only can we see what our exes are up to on multiple social networking platforms, but we are now (for better or worse) privy to the passing thoughts, candid photos, and incoherent ramblin...
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

TSA says personnel won't be coerced into border deployment: 'We're soliciting volunteers' The Transportation Security Administration says it will not force employees to relocate to the U.S.-Mexico border to help Customs and Border Protection but is asking workers to volunteer for the deployment, according to a senior TSA official....
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

Andrew Yang explains his universal basic income plan, why he is the anti-Trump for 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang told Fox News Thursday that he's "laser-focused on the problems that got Donald Trump elected in 2016," and thinks that his plan for a universal basic income will resonate with voters....
17:48, 05/16/2019

Rivals in gaming, Microsoft and Sony team up on cloud services For the last two decades, Sony and Microsoft’s gaming divisions have been locked in all-out war against one another: on price, on hardware, on franchises, on exclusives… you name it. But it seems they’ve set their enmity aside tem...
17:48, 05/16/2019

In Alabama, Opposition to Abortion Runs Deep Even before the near-total ban that Alabama’s governor signed late Wednesday, only three clinics remained in the state. The state is aiming for zero....
17:48, 05/16/2019

Letters From Washington: Your Employees Could Be Undocumented The Social Security Administration has mailed “no-match letters” to more than 570,000 employers since March, sending shock waves through industries that rely on undocumented workers....
17:48, 05/16/2019

Renowned Biohacker Is Being Investigated for Practicing Medicine Without a License A NASA scientist-turned-biohacker celebrity and entrepreneur—who has won over mad scientists around the world for his anti-establishment science advocacy—is reportedly being investigated for practicing medicine without a license. Read more......
18:00, 05/16/2019

Audi Field will have French accent with four-team tournament this summer Olympique Marseille, Bordeaux, Montpellier and Saint-Etienne will participate in a preseason tournament, and Marseille will also face D.C. United in a friendly....
18:00, 05/16/2019

Japan Finance Minister Aso says Huawei ban could affect Japanese firms A U.S. bid to block China's Huawei Technologies from buying vital American technology could affect Japanese companies and weigh on economic growth, Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Friday....
18:32, 05/16/2019

Brooks Koepka, not Tiger Woods, the story of Round 1 at PGA Championship SportsPulse: While everyone's eyes were on Tiger Woods it was Brooks Koepka that was a cut above the field. Golfweek's David Dusek breaksdown Koepka's historic start.        ...
18:32, 05/16/2019

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

Cardinals CB Peterson gets 6-game PED ban Eight-time Pro Bowl CB Patrick Peterson of the Cardinals won't appeal a six-game suspension for violating the NFL's PED policy, a source told ESPN. He will be eligible to return Oct. 20....
18:32, 05/16/2019

Matt Groening’s ‘Disenchantment’ returns to Netflix on September 20 Disenchantment will be returning to Netflix on September 20th. Fans of the animated show from the mind of The Simpsons creator Matt Groening will get 10 more episodes that will pick up right from where the show left off when it debuted back in August...
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

YouTube VR will be available for Oculus Quest at launch You won't be lacking in video when the Oculus Quest arrives. YouTube has announced that its VR app will be available for the Quest when the headset debuts on May 21st. There's no mention of technical advantages over the YouTube VR app on th...
18:48, 05/16/2019

Gannett defeats newspaper rival MNG’s hostile takeover attempt Newspaper giant Gannett won all eight board seats in a hotly contested shareholder vote on Thursday, winning a bitter proxy war with its cost-cutting rival MNG Enterprises. MNG, reviled by journalists for slashing staff at papers like the Denver Post...
18:48, 05/16/2019

Buttigieg: Rights and freedom are under assault Presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg told a Chicago audience that you're not free in the U.S. if your reproductive health can be criminalized. (May 16)        ...
19:00, 05/16/2019

'Water is what's killing people': Hurricanes could cause catastrophic flooding in Florida Floodwater forecasts and warnings are rising to the forefront among emergency managers across the Southeast.        ...
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

Ayesha Curry is confident in her success TV personality and author Ayesha Curry, wife of NBA megastar Steph Curry, talks about critics who say she's only successful due to her husband, as well as wanting to teach her daughters it's OK to be "proud to be a wife and a mom." (May 16)...
19:00, 05/16/2019

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand slams abortion right bills Democratic presidential candidate Kirsten Gillibrand was in Georgia Thursday, criticizing the recent abortion bans signed into law. She said as president, she'd seek to write into law the Supreme Court's landmark ruling that legalized abort...
19:00, 05/16/2019

Senators in Brazil pass forced rehab for drug users The Senate approved Wednesday a series of drug policy changes that strengthen penalties for traffickers and introduce forced admissions of addicts in private and religious centers...
19:00, 05/16/2019

WWE Legend Ric Flair Hospitalized for Health Complications Ric Flair has been hospitalized after suffering a medical emergency again. The 70-year-old WWE Hall of Famer, one of the most popular wrestlers of all time and also known as the......
19:16, 05/16/2019

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

Koepka leads PGA by 1 after course-record 63 Brooks Koepka said before the start of the 101st PGA Championship that he believes majors are easier to win because perhaps only 35-40 players begin the tournament with a legitimate shot of beating him....
19:16, 05/16/2019

No. 1 Osaka pulls off two wins on busy day in Rome Top seed and world No. 1 Naomi Osaka won twice Thursday, defeating Slovakia's Dominika Cibulkova and Romania's Mihaela Buzarnescu in straight sets to advance to the quarterfinals of the Internazionali BNL d'Italia in Rome....
19:16, 05/16/2019

Elton John biopic 'Rocketman' blows Cannes away Maradona isn't the only star in town – the Elton John biopic Rocketman blew the Cannes film festival away Thursday, with a warts-and-all movie about his wild rock 'n' roll years....
19:16, 05/16/2019

Donald Trump Wants His Border Barrier To Be Painted Black With Spikes The barrier that President Donald Trump wants to build along the Mexico border will be a steel bollard fence, not a concrete wall as he long promised, and the president is fine with that. He has a few......
19:32, 05/16/2019

She Served $8 School Lunch To Teen Who Couldn't Pay. Then She Was Fired A cafeteria worker in Canaan, New Hampshire, was fired after a supervisor caught her violating her employer's policy. Her offense? Giving food worth $8 to a student with no money in his account....
19:32, 05/16/2019

Chelsea Manning Sent Back To Jail For Contempt Former US military intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning was ordered back to jail on Thursday for refusing to testify before a grand jury believed to be investigating WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange....
19:32, 05/16/2019

Pregnant US Teen Killed, Baby Taken From Womb: Police Police in Chicago were questioning three people Thursday in connection with the murder of a pregnant teenager whose unborn baby was taken from her womb after her death....
19:32, 05/16/2019

Russian cathedral project suspended after protests President Vladimir Putin has called for compromise after an outcry over plans to build a cathedral in a park in Russia's fourth-largest city. Locals have protested, saying the building would take away rare green space....
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

Model with massive fake booty warns against illegal butt injections An author and Instagram model is warning her fans about the dangers of illegal butt fillers after her own posterior became “discolored” and began sagging “more than it used to.”...
19:32, 05/16/2019

Police station mocked for photo of knife haul – that includes a spoon A British police station this week lauded themselves with a picture on Twitter designed to showcase their efforts at tackling knife crime -- but didn't quite scoop up the coverage they were hoping for....
19:32, 05/16/2019

Man arrested for stealing 730 avocados from ranch A California man was arrested Tuesday after he allegedly stole hundreds of dollars worth of avocados from a ranch, according to officials. Christian Lara Medrano, 37, was caught on surveillance video Sunday taking part in the alleged heist, the San L...
19:32, 05/16/2019

More than half of Americans believe their salary is ‘unfairly low’ A new survey found that while 87 percent of Americans like their jobs, 41 percent would leave them to do something they hate. The average desired salary for a despised job? $77,000....
19:32, 05/16/2019

Over 650,000 Game of Thrones fans sign petition to remake Season 8 Game of Thrones Season 8 has been… controversial. The final season for one of the most popular shows on the planet is its worst rated season on IMDb by a considerable margin. At the time of writing, episodes 3, 4, and 5, are the three worst rated epi...
19:48, 05/16/2019

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

The Queen Is Hiring a Social Media Manager, So Get Those Résumés Royal-Ready If you have royal fever and you’re a social media pro, your dream job has arrived. Buckingham Palace is currently hiring a “digital communications officer” in charge of curating the Queen’s social media presence. In other word...
19:48, 05/16/2019

The legends of 1969: Mario Andretti’s unlikely Indy 500 victory filled with racing lore Mario Andretti shares the stories of his strange path to victory in 1969 Indy 500 as the 50th anniversary approaches.        ...
19:48, 05/16/2019

Lawyer requests Moroccan state compensation for families of murdered Scandinavian women A lawyer for the family of a Danish tourist who was found killed last year along with a Norwegian hiker, on Thursday asked the Moroccan state to guarantee compensation payments for the families of the Scandinavian victims....
20:00, 05/16/2019

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

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

Sony shares skyrocket after the company announces partnership with Microsoft, share buyback Shares of Japanese conglomerate Sony surged in morning trade on Friday after the company announced the previous day a share buyback of more than $1 billion....
20:00, 05/16/2019

METALS-Shanghai aluminium rises for 6th day, set for best week since Aug Shanghai aluminium prices moved higher for a sixth consecutive session in early trade on Friday, as alumina refinery shutdowns in northern China's Shanxi province raise production costs for the metal used in everything from cans to cars. Aluminiu...
20:16, 05/16/2019

PRECIOUS-Gold edges lower as improved risk sentiment dents safe-haven demand Gold extended its losses on Friday, following its biggest one-day percentage loss in a month in the previous session on a firmer dollar and as a strong U.S. data, corporate results boosted investor appetite for riskier assets....
20:16, 05/16/2019

RPT-COLUMN-Chinese outages a reminder of aluminium's dirty secret: Andy Home Chinese alumina prices have jumped to a five-month high on news that at least two refineries in the province of Shanxi are being shut down pending environmental inspections....
20:16, 05/16/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares struggle for footing after tough week Asian shares were trying to end a bleak week in the black on Friday as upbeat U.S. economic news and solid company earnings offered a respite from the interminable Sino-U.S. trade saga....
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

Proposal would ban use of facial recognition at apartment buildings ALBANY — New York lawmakers want to ban facial recognition technology on all rental properties, arguing it infringes on tenant privacy. New legislation would outlaw landlords from being able to “obtain, retain, access or use” the machiner...
20:16, 05/16/2019

Cops nab sicko accused of sexually abusing patient at Bronx hospital Police busted the man accused of sexually abusing an unconscious patient inside Lincoln Medical Center in the Bronx, authorities announced Thursday. Robert Marcucci, 62, turned himself in to cops Wednesday evening, after police circulated his photogr...
20:16, 05/16/2019

Guy Who Blew $4,000 Lowering His Car Is Demanding His Town Pay Because He Can't Drive Over Speed Bumps to Get to Work Have you ever had one of those moments where some embarrassing memory launches into your mind, unbidden and unwanted, and you spend several painful moments reliving your own shame and misery? I’m guessing that such moments may become common in Christ...
20:48, 05/16/2019

5 more states sue Purdue Pharma over U.S. opioid crisis The attorneys general in five states are suing the maker of the popular opioid OxyContin, saying marketing of the drug has fueled America's addiction crisis....
21:00, 05/16/2019

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

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

Baidu swings to net loss for first time since listing, shares fall Chinese search engine operator Baidu Inc booked its first quarterly loss since at least 2015 and forecast quarterly revenue below market estimates, saying a "challenging marketing environment" is sapping income from advertisers....
21:48, 05/16/2019

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

New round of claims against vendors, bondholders on tap in Puerto Rico bankruptcy Puerto Rico’s federally appointed oversight board will file another round of lawsuits against government vendors and bondholders, Luc Despins, a lawyer representing unsecured creditors in the U.S. commonwealth's bankruptcy, said on Thursday....
22:00, 05/16/2019

Colbert thinks Alabama's new viral marketing campaign for The Handmaid's Tale is going a little far It’s been a bad week in America—which is to say, it’s been a bad couple of years in America, and this week saw that badness manifest in one of its most obviously upsetting forms—as a number of states, including Alabama, Mississippi, Ohio, and Georgia...
22:00, 05/16/2019

Solar companies concerned with Alberta rebate program uncertainty Alberta Premier Jason Kenney has said his government’s first priority is to repeal the province’s carbon tax, but what happens to programs that rely on that funding? There is concern in the solar industry....
22:00, 05/16/2019

Cuba Blames Plane Crew for Deadly 2018 Crash An investigation into the crash of a Boeing 737 near Havana a year ago suggests that crew errors were the cause. All but one of the 113 people aboard were killed....
22:00, 05/16/2019

iPhone 12 concept video envisions the revolutionary all-screen iPhone of the future We’re just a few weeks out from Apple’s WWDC 2019, but you shouldn’t expect to see much in the way of hardware announcements during the keynote address. As usual, Apple is set to debut the follow-ups to its iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max,...
22:16, 05/16/2019

Trump playing down threat of war with Iran President Donald Trump says he hopes the U.S. is not on a path to war with Iran amid fears that his two most hawkish advisers could be angling for such a conflict with the Islamic Republic....
22:16, 05/16/2019

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

Decades after failed invasion, Cuba still eyes Venezuela For all the heated talk coming from Washington about President Nicolás Maduro being a Cuban puppet, there was a time when Cuban troops really did try to take control of Venezuela — or at least a remote coconut-strewn tropical beach....
22:16, 05/16/2019

Filipino ambassador recalled over trash row The Philippines has recalled its ambassador to Canada in an escalating row after Ottawa missed a deadline and failed to reclaim garbage shipped to Manila about six years ago, the country's presidential spokesperson said....
23:00, 05/16/2019

Architect I.M. Pei dies at age 102: New York Times I.M. Pei, whose modern designs and high-profile projects made him one of the best-known and most prolific architects of the 20th century, has died, the New York Times reported on Thursday. He was 102....
23:32, 05/16/2019

Unlocked Moto E5 Play drops to an irresistible $49.99 at Woot for one day only Motorola sells a lot of decent low-cost smartphones, many of which frequently get even cheaper than usual at third-party retailers like Best Buy under certain conditions and with various strings attached. That's actually not the case of the GSM unloc...
23:32, 05/16/2019

Publishers Pull Their Games From Epic's Store During Its Big Sale Earlier today, Epic once again took a page from Steam’s book and announced a “mega sale” that includes both percentage discounts and an additional $10 off every game priced $14.99 or higher on the Epic Games Store. It seemed to be smooth sailing for ...
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

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

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

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

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

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

|Ramaphosa's3keypost-electioninvestorissues With the election process completed, investors' focus will now shift to President Cyril Ramaphosa's ability and political will in addressing issues of concern, says the chief economist at Citadel....
01:00, 05/17/2019

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

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

Italy's Di Maio not worried over possible European sanctions Italian Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio said on Friday he was not worried over possible EU sanctions in case of violation of fiscal rules, as he was confident European leadership would change after May 26 European elections....
01:32, 05/17/2019

Hungary PM: discussed missiles, natural gas with U.S. President Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Friday said he had discussed the purchase of mid-range air defense missiles at his Monday meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump to prop up the now-spotty defense of critical infrastructure....
01:32, 05/17/2019

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

How liberal was Joe Biden? “I was always labeled as one of the most liberal members of the United States Congress. If it makes you progressive to mean that you are for Medicare for All or it makes it progressive, t......
01:48, 05/17/2019

Orthodox Jewish communities face antisemitism over measles outbreak Incidents such as a bus driver allegedly refusing to stop for a Hassidic man occur as New York City has nearly 500 measles casesOrthodox Jewish communities in Brooklyn grappling with a measles outbreak say they are now dealing with a second scourge: ...
01:48, 05/17/2019

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

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

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

Tony Pulis leaves Middlesbrough after contract as manager is not renewed • Pulis took job in December 2017 with aim of promotion• Middlesbrough finished outside play-off places this seasonTony Pulis has left Middlesbrough after the Championship club announced his contract as manager would not be extended.Pulis took over a...
02:00, 05/17/2019

'Miracle' there was no blast as F-16 fighter jet crashes into warehouse A fire official has said it is a "miracle" there was no explosion after an F-16 fighter jet crashed into a warehouse near a Southern California air base....
02:00, 05/17/2019

Businesses begin planning supply chain shake-ups in case Trump China tariffs stick Whether President Trump is bluffing or stating his honest opinion that he is comfortable with permanent tariffs on Chinese goods, businesses are increasingly deciding they need to start planning for the tariffs to be around for a long time....
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

Trump's 'merit-based' immigration reform plan 'makes sense' for America, Laura Ingraham says President Trump's new immigration reform plan, including its shift toward a "merit-based" system is the right way to "tackle the big issue" before America....
02:16, 05/17/2019

Joe Biden's 2020 run will attract voters who value 'emotions' over 'facts,' Newt Gingrich says Joe Biden, the current 2020 Democratic presidential frontrunner, will attract voters "for whom emotions matter," while President Trump will garner support from people who value "facts."...
02:16, 05/17/2019

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

Pierre Kompany's long road from DRC camp to becoming Belgium's first black mayor Man City captain’s father is ex-student protester who fell foul of country’s 70s dictatorshipVincent Kompany’s life is the stuff of little boys’ and girls’ dreams. Scorer of a dazzling goal of the season, captain of Manchester City’s all-conquering P...
02:32, 05/17/2019

Chicago woman charged with murder after pregnant woman strangled and baby stolen A Chicago woman has been charged with murder after she allegedly strangled a pregnant woman with a cord and cut the unborn baby from her womb, police have said....
02:32, 05/17/2019

FCA nears investment grade after Moody's upgrade S&P Global Ratings raised FCA's rating to a similar level in February. Fitch, another credit rating service, upgraded FCA to investment grade in November....
02:48, 05/17/2019

Victoria Beckham’s New Graffiti Tee Is Inspired By School Leavers’ Shirts “I don’t remember exactly what was written on my school shirt – it was a while ago! – but I love that it’s still an expressive rite of passage,” the designer tells Vogue...
03:00, 05/17/2019

Factbox: Who is hoping to be Britain's next prime minister? Prime Minister Theresa May has said she will step down before the next phase of Brexit negotiations and, although she has not put a date on her departure, senior members of her Conservative Party are jostling to replace her....
03:00, 05/17/2019

Deportee tried to re-enter US with boy not his son, ICE says amid child-smuggling crackdown A Honduran man who had been deported in 2013 was charged with alien smuggling in Texas last week for trying to cross the U.S.-Mexico border with a 6-month-old child he falsely claimed was his son, U.S. immigration officials said....
03:32, 05/17/2019

Experience: I manage the last Blockbuster in the world It was just us and a store in Perth, Australia. They called the night they closed to wish us all the bestI remember watching my first rental movie when I was six years old. My aunt owned a video store here in Oregon and we borrowed a VHS copy of Polt...
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

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

The Next Evolution of Online Shopping Is Letting a Bot Buy You Underwear Online retailers are engaged in a constant, all-consuming quest to make the process of buying stuff ever faster and more efficient and to remove as many barriers between you and the final click-confirmed purchase as possible. Amazon has experimented ...
03:48, 05/17/2019

Shedden looks back to go forward in WTCR "Gordon Shedden will look back to winter testing at Zandvoort for inspiration when he resumes his WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup presented by OSCARO campaign this weekend."...
03:48, 05/17/2019

Golden Alert Issued For Manchester Man LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– The London Police Department has issued a Golden Alert for a missing Manchester man. 35-year-old William D. Wolfe was last seen by his mother around 3 a.m. Friday in the Saint Joseph London KentuckyOne Health parkin...
03:48, 05/17/2019

Officials: Video Shows Graves County Man Setting Truck On Fire GRAVES COUNTY, Ky. (WPSD)– A Western Kentucky man is facing multiple charges after he allegedly set a truck on fire. It happened around 3 p.m. Thursday at a home on Kentucky 849. Firefighters were able to contain the fire to the truck, protecti...
03:48, 05/17/2019

Osaka withdraws from Rome quarters with right hand injury ROME (AP) — Top-ranked Naomi Osaka withdrew from her Italian Open quarterfinal due to a right hand injury on Friday. Osaka was scheduled to meet Kiki Bertens, who advanced to the semifinals via walkover. It wasn’t immediately clear how serious ...
03:48, 05/17/2019

Maryland official urges divesting from Alabama over abortion ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland’s comptroller says he’s urging the state’s pension system to divest itself from Alabama-based companies due to the state’s strictest-in-the-nation abortion ban. In a Facebook post Thursday, Compt...
03:48, 05/17/2019

Cross-party Brexit talks break down in Britain LONDON (AP) — Cross-party talks in Britain aimed at striking a compromise Brexit deal have broken down without agreement. Opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn says the talks with Prime Minister Theresa May’s government have “gone ...
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

Singapore PM says call to curb online violence ‘effective’ SINGAPORE (AP) — Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong says a global call to curb the spread of hate and extremism on internet platforms is an “effective” response to the New Zealand mosque attacks, but stopped short of endorsi...
03:48, 05/17/2019

Kinsler’s 3-run homer lifts Padres to 4-3 win vs Pirates SAN DIEGO (AP) — 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. Franmil Reyes al...
03:48, 05/17/2019

'China's Google' Posts First Loss Since 2005 The Chinese search-engine giant reported its first quarterly loss since going public and warned that the cause—weak advertising—is likely to linger due to China’s slowing economy....
04:00, 05/17/2019

Google, Facebook, Twitter still falling short in combating fake news: EU Facebook, Google and Twitter are still not doing enough to tackle fake news plaguing the election campaign to the European Parliament, the European Commission said on Friday in its latest report....
04:00, 05/17/2019

Labour declares Brexit talks dead as May's premiership crumbles Britain's tumultuous divorce from the European Union was again in disarray on Friday as the opposition Labour Party declared last-ditch cross-party talks dead as Prime Minister Theresa May's premiership crumbled....
04:00, 05/17/2019

Ford revs up to sell hybrids with appeal of speed and power Ford Motor Co is turning to the automotive marketer's time-tested themes, speed and power, to sell a new generation of gasoline-electric hybrid vehicles to mass market customers....
04:16, 05/17/2019

U.K. Labour Party Leader Ends Brexit Talks With Government Without a Compromise (LONDON) — Talks between Britain’s government and opposition aimed at striking a compromise Brexit deal broke down without agreement Friday, plunging the country back into a morass of uncertainty over its departure from the European Union...
04:16, 05/17/2019

Sea otters are bouncing back - and into the jaws of great white sharks Decades of conservation work have boosted sea otter populations in many parts of the North Pacific, but the animals are now being killed by great white sharks...
04:32, 05/17/2019

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

Mom Bod: 3 ways moms can embrace their postpartum beauty Bryttany Hyde of Woodstock, Georgia, encourages moms to celebrate their bodies by turning the camera on themselves once in a while.        ...
04:32, 05/17/2019

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

Taiwan becomes first in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage Taiwan’s parliament voted to legalize same-sex marriage Friday, becoming the first in Asia with a comprehensive law that both allows and lays out the terms for couples from the same sex to get married....
04:32, 05/17/2019

Oil lifted to $73 by real and threatened supply cuts Oil edged higher to $73 a barrel on Friday, supported by a host of supply cuts and concern of further disruption to Middle East shipments as tensions rise, and was heading for a weekly gain....
04:48, 05/17/2019

Carrefour considers sale of stake in China business: sources Carrefour, Europe largest retailer, is exploring the sale of a minority stake in its loss-making business in China and has started sounding out potential buyers, people familiar with the matter said....
04:48, 05/17/2019

Airlines face scramble to restore 737 MAX flights once regulators approve fix Once global regulators clear Boeing Co's 737 MAX to fly again after deadly crashes, airlines which have put their fleets into mechanical hibernation since March will scramble to begin the biggest ungrounding effort in history....
04:48, 05/17/2019

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

Maharashtra Drought Worsens As IMD Forecasts Delayed Rainfall As drought conditions in Maharashtra worsen, the India Meteorological Department has warned that rainfall for 2019 has been delayed by at least a week and it could take another month before monsoons......
04:48, 05/17/2019

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

"Outsiders Are Threatening Voters In Varanasi": BSP Chief Mayawati BSP chief Mayawati today alleged that outsiders are being used to lure and threaten voters in Varanasi to ensure a win for Prime Minister Narendra Modi and asked why the Election Commission (EC) was......
04:48, 05/17/2019

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

How Watford can deny City treble glory "Manchester City face Watford in the FA Cup final aiming to complete a historic treble – but the Hornets could provide a sting in the tail for Pep Guardiola."...
05:00, 05/17/2019

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

Met chief Cressida Dick: Terror attacks made police look too macho for women The macho image of male police officers dealing with terrorist attacks and the Grenfell Tower disaster could be putting off women from joining the Met, Scotland Yard chief Cressida Dick said today....
05:00, 05/17/2019

Fashion entrepreneur 'lucky to be alive' after leg is crushed in crash outside west London pub A fashion entrepreneur whose leg was crushed when a car ploughed into him outside a west London pub said today he is "lucky to be alive" as the woman who injured him was jailed....
05:00, 05/17/2019

French doctor investigated in 24 poisoning cases French police investigating an anesthesiologist in connection with multiple poisonings have added 17 new cases to their probe, bringing the total under investigation to 24....
05:00, 05/17/2019

iPhone User Base See Dismal Growth in US in Q1 2019, CIRP Data Reveals Apple iPhone user base in the US saw a dismal growth in the first calendar quarter of 2019.The quarter ending March 2019 recorded the US iPhone user base at 193 million units....
05:00, 05/17/2019

'Young Sheldon' paid sweet tribute to 'The Big Bang Theory' Just when loyal viewers of "The Big Bang Theory" thought they'd seen the very last of Sheldon, Leonard, Amy, Penny, Bernadette, Howard and Raj, "Young Sheldon" proved them wrong....
05:32, 05/17/2019

Some US Cities Are Moving Into Real-Time Facial Surveillance Chinese authorities apply facial-recognition programs to surveillance videos to identify subjects. Now, a report says Chicago and Detroit have purchased their own systems....
05:32, 05/17/2019

7 books to read for better mental health From eating whatever the hell you want to loving your imperfections, the founder of The Shelf Help Book Club on her favourite confidence-building books...
06:00, 05/17/2019

Take Your Pick of Two Discounted Anker Portable Projectors Anker, as you probably know by now, makes a lot of ton of cool stuff. And today only, you can save big on two of their best portable projectors. Read more......
06:16, 05/17/2019

Musk to review all of Tesla's expenses in new cost-cutting plan Elon Musk, in an email to employees, said Tesla's net proceeds from its recent stock and debt offering gave the company only 10 months to achieve breakeven at the rate it burned cash in the first quarter....
06:32, 05/17/2019

US PGA Championship 2019: second round – live! Hole-by-hole updates from the second day at BethpageCheck the official leaderboard from the tournamentSend your thoughts to Scott by email here 2.27pm BST Back on 13, Mickelson has a route back out from the woods. He bashes out onto the fairway, send...
06:32, 05/17/2019

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

UNSW Team Reports Breakthrough in Quantum Computing A team of scientists from the University of New South Wales (UNSW) in Australia has measured for the first time accuracy of two-qubit operations in silicon....
06:32, 05/17/2019

Instagram Expands Explore Tab With Stories, Shuts Down Direct App Instagram is putting an end to Direct, its standalone camera-first messaging app. The app is also doubling down on Stories with revamped Explore section....
06:32, 05/17/2019

10 surprising places to find the Statue of Liberty You don't have to travel to New York to see Lady Liberty. Even before the statue's dedication in 1886, replicas began to appear.        ...
06:32, 05/17/2019

John Waters tells Seth Meyers about being a cult director, getting rats to have sex Nobody in Hollywood has let John Waters make a feature film since 2004's A Dirty Shame, which is, well, a dirty shame. Still, the self-proclaimed “filth elder” (according to the title of his new book Mr. Know-It-All: Confessions Of A Filth Elder)...
06:32, 05/17/2019

Melania Trump’s parents would have struggled to come to the U.S. under Trump’s immigration plan The first lady, who immigrated from Slovenia in 1996 for modeling, likely brought her parents over through a family unification process that Trump wants to limit....
06:48, 05/17/2019

David Cameron’s Book Isn’t Out Yet. The Scathing Commentary Is. News of an autobiography from the former prime minister who left Britain the Brexit mess attracted a digital stream of creative mockery and vulgarity....
06:48, 05/17/2019

Ani DiFranco: 'I'm sorry if I'm not what you need me to be' The outspoken singer-songwriter and queer activist has spent a career getting on the wrong side of people. But she’s not about to be ‘cancelled’ by anyoneAni DiFranco has been many things in her 48 years: a folk rocker, queer activist and campaigner ...
06:48, 05/17/2019

The West Wing: is it to blame for everything? Podcasts of the week The cultural and political impact of television is explored in depth, and Bret Easton Ellis returns, as contrary as everIf you’re attending Latitude festival this year, you’ll find that the world inhabiting your headphones has extended outwards and g...
06:48, 05/17/2019

Watford's Deeney eyes happy end to journey from prison to FA Cup final "Watford captain Troy Deeney said going to prison was a blessing in disguise that helped him rethink his life as he prepares now to lead the club into their second ever FA Cup final against Manchester City on Saturday."...
07:00, 05/17/2019

Bajaj Auto Beats Industry Slowdown, Posts 21 Per Cent Growth In Net Profit Bajaj Auto bucked the trend of an overall industry slowdown and posted better than expected results in the fourth quarter of the financial year 2018-19, as well as overall numbers for FY 2019....
07:16, 05/17/2019

Two-Wheeler Riders Without Helmet Will Not Be Able To Buy Petrol In Noida Two-wheeler riders without a helmet will not be able to buy petrol in Noida and Greater Noida in Uttar Pradesh, after the Noida District Administration has taken an initiative by announcing the move.......
07:16, 05/17/2019

Collapse of Brexit talks a very negative development: Irish PM The collapse of talks between Britain's two main parties aimed at finding a way to leave the European Union with the support of a majority of lawmakers is a very negative development, Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Friday....
07:16, 05/17/2019

IRCTC Tourism Offers 5-Day Tour To Nainital, Mukteshwar, Details Here IRCTC tour package: The journey from Lucknow - which will commence every Thursday - to Kathgodam will be through Indian Railways. The tariff of the package starts at Rs. 13,050 per person, according......
07:32, 05/17/2019

Kerr: KD injury 'more serious than we thought' Warriors coach Steve Kerr said Thursday night that Kevin Durant's right calf strain was more serious than initially thought and acknowledged that his availability for the rest of the Western Conference finals is in doubt....
07:32, 05/17/2019

Lillard: 'Lot of contact' by Iguodala on final play Damian Lillard said he felt there was "a lot of contact" when Andre Iguodala stripped him in the final seconds, but he said, "Obviously, the ref is not going to decide the game or jump in at that point."...
07:32, 05/17/2019

How the Nationals won a series for the first time in a month It has been a grim start for Washington, but with Gerardo Parra providing a spark Thursday, the Nats and their fans finally have something to shout about....
07:32, 05/17/2019

Supporters Celebrate Taiwan’s Same-Sex Marriage Law Taiwan’s legislature approved Asia’s first same-sex marriage law on Friday. Same-sex marriage supporters gathered outside Parliament in Taipei while the vote was in process....
07:32, 05/17/2019

AbbVie halts enrollment after brain cancer trial misses goal, shares fall AbbVie Inc said on Friday it has halted enrollment of patients in all ongoing studies testing its brain cancer treatment after the drug failed to meet the main goal in a late-stage trial....
07:48, 05/17/2019

Greenpeace to receive $3 million in settlement with Russia Greenpeace will receive 2.7 million euros ($3 million) from Russia under a settlement reached between the Dutch state and Moscow, the environmental group said on Friday....
07:48, 05/17/2019

Ferguson activist turned lawmaker resigns from Legislature ST. LOUIS (AP) — Bruce Franks Jr., a Ferguson activist who became a prominent urban voice in Missouri’s largely conservative Legislature, is giving up his House seat, in part due to mental health struggles. Franks was first elected in 2016, two...
08:00, 05/17/2019

Man Charged In Fatal Bar Shooting To Appear In Court LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– The man accused of killing one person in a shooting at a Lexington bar is set to appear in court for arraignment Friday afternoon. Police say an altercation back in April, between 69-year-old Larry Walters and 68-year-old Jam...
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

UEFA fines Barcelona for attacks on Tottenham fans NYON, Switzerland (AP) — UEFA has fined Barcelona 20,000 euros ($23,000) because stadium security staff used excessive force against Tottenham fans at a Champions League game. UEFA says its disciplinary panel found Barcelona guilty of “insuffic...
08:00, 05/17/2019

2 men charged in years of sex abuses at German campsite BERLIN (AP) — German authorities say they have charged two men for allegedly being involved in sexually abusing children at a campsite for years. Detmold prosecutors said Friday that a 56-year-old suspect identified only as AV was charged with nearly...
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

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

More zombies, and a new downer from a past Cannes winner, at this apocalyptic festival by the sea “This isn’t going to end well,” Adam Driver remarks a few times in The Dead Don’t Die. Three days after opening Cannes, Jim Jarmusch’s underwhelming zom-com has itself stubbornly refused to die, its general philosophy—a consuming pessimism about our ...
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

There's Only One Reason to Buy the 2020 BMW M5 Edition 35 Years Brands throw themselves anniversary celebrations all the time. BMW just happens to do it a lot. For the 2015 model year, BMW celebrated 30 years of the M5 with the “30 Jahre M5” edition. Now, the M5 is another five years older and you know what that ...
08:16, 05/17/2019

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

President Trump Has Decided Not to Impose New Tariffs on Cars and Auto Parts – for Now (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump is delaying any decision to impose auto tariffs on car and auto part imports, deciding against ratcheting up trade disputes or impacting talks with European nations and Japan. Trump announced his decision t...
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

Surface Pro 6 and Surface Book 2 to get cheaper Core i5 models with 16GB of RAM It seems that Microsoft is planning useful new spins on both the Surface Pro 6 and 15-inch Surface Book 2, with the introduction of Core i5 processor models that have 16GB of system memory.Previously, if you wanted 16GB of memory, you had to choose o...
08:16, 05/17/2019

Asus ZenFone 6 vs Samsung Galaxy S10: a flipping camera or a punch-hole display The Asus ZenFone series has been around for half a decade. We would not be surprised to hear that some of you have not realized Asus makes phones, though. Its ZenFone 6 is the one of most concerted efforts to change that since the series began i...
08:16, 05/17/2019

8 interesting developments in IoT technology We live in a world where technology is rapidly taking over our lives, like literally. Getting up in the morning we have our handheld devices at disposal, helping us, guiding us and informing us about our new and ‘upgraded’ lives. The In...
08:16, 05/17/2019

Trump delays imposing auto tariffs on auto imports and parts WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is delaying any decision to impose auto tariffs on car and auto part imports, deciding against ratcheting up trade disputes or impacting talks with European nations and Japan. Trump announced his decision to d...
08:32, 05/17/2019

Internet sensation Grumpy Cat has died at age 7 FILE – This Dec. 1, 2015 file photo shows Grumpy Cat posing for a photo in Los Angeles. Grumpy Cat, whose sour puss became an internet sensation, has died at age 7, according to her owners. Posting on social media Friday, May 17, 2019, her owne...
08:32, 05/17/2019

#3 UA softball excited to begin NCAA Regional in Tucson TUCSON -Sixth-seeded Arizona (42-12, 19-5 Pac-12) is set to host an NCAA Regional for the 24th time in program history and fifth time in the last six years. NCAA REGIONAL • MAY 17-19 • TUCSON, ARIZ. THE GAMES (Times MST) Friday, May 17 6 p.m...
08:32, 05/17/2019

Critic’s Notebook: ‘The Phantom Menace’ Wasn’t Great, but Its Force Still Runs Strong Jar Jar Binks. Stiff dialogue. Twenty years ago, the first new “Star Wars” movie since 1983 was a disappointing blockbuster that changed the future of movies....
08:48, 05/17/2019

2019 Preakness Stakes odds, field, complete betting guide An inside look at how the 144th running of the Preakness Stakes will shape up: 1. War of Will (4-1) Trainer: Mark Casse Jockey: Tyler Gaffalione Current Form: Looked like a winner turning for home in the Derby but lost all chance when Maximum Securit...
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

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

NYPD Commander Texted 'Not a Big Deal' After Being Told of Eric Garner's Death A Staten Island police commander involved in the arrest of Eric Garner, the black man who died after an NYPD officer put him in a chokehold for allegedly selling loose cigarettes in 2014, assured one of his officers that Garner’s death was “not a big...
09:16, 05/17/2019

Soaring oil prices cast shadow on US ahead of Opec meeting Risk to oil market of three simultaneous disruptions becomes lobbying point for Iran and LibyaIn November 2018, Donald Trump tweeted: “Oil prices getting lower … a tax cut for America and the world! Enjoy! $54 … Thank you to Saudi Arabia.”Five months...
09:32, 05/17/2019

Your Money Adviser: Interest Rates on New Federal Student Loans Will Dip Slightly The rates, which will take effect on July 1, won’t make a big difference in monthly payments. But given the cost of college, one expert says, “this is a bit of good news.”...
09:32, 05/17/2019

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

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

Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire: Austin Riley, Willie Calhoun make impression; Franmil Reyes, Byron Buxton round into form If you haven't made a point to add Austin Riley or Willie Calhoun yet, you may be running out of time, says Scott White, who also looks at the latest successful outings for Chris Bassitt and Zach Davies....
09:48, 05/17/2019

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard warns war with Iran would make Iraq War 'look like a cakewalk' Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D, HI, said she looks forward to a briefing next week that will provide more clarity on the rising tensions between the United States and Iran, and warned that a war with the country would dwarf the challenges we faced during our ...
09:48, 05/17/2019

Trump campaign manager says immigration a 'winning issue': System 'broken' for nearly half a century A day after President Trump unveiled his sweeping new immigration plan, the manager for the president's reelection campaign said immigration will be a "winning issue" for Trump in 2020....
09:48, 05/17/2019

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

Foreign Office warns British-Iranian nationals against travel to Iran The Foreign Office has advised dual British-Iranian nationals against all travel to Iran, warning they face an "unacceptably higher" risk of detention and mistreatment....
10:00, 05/17/2019

What is GDPR? Everything you need to know about the new general data protection regulations General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR, is here. Here's what it means, how it impacts individuals and businesses - and how to ensure compliance....
10:16, 05/17/2019

Michigan study: Consumer sentiment this month hits 15-year high A new study Friday said U.S. consumer sentiment has risen to its highest level in 15 years, introducing some positive economic news after negative figures for retail sales this month....
10:16, 05/17/2019

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

Nicholas Hoult should beat out Robert Pattinson to play Batman Holy no-brainer, Batman! When Variety reported Thursday that Robert Pattinson would be the next actor to take on the role of Bruce Wayne, my heart sank faster than Bella’s did when Edward Cullen ghosted her in “Twilight: New Moon.” After four torturo...
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

U.S. Stocks Gain Ground on Auto-Tariff Delay Stocks gained ground as concerns over trade negotiations between Washington and Beijing were offset by a delay in an expected U.S. decision on whether to impose new tariffs on vehicle and auto-parts imports....
10:32, 05/17/2019

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

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

Egypt's President Sisi pardons 560 prisoners Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has pardoned 560 prisoners, the majority of whom were accused of supporting the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood, two judicial sources said on Friday....
10:32, 05/17/2019

Fantasy Baseball Today Podcast: Buying Breakouts? Most added, rankings review, Week 9 preview Ready to get dialed into Week 9? We are. We also talk about breakouts we are buying into, rankings review, most added and much more on Friday's Fantasy Baseball Today Podcast....
10:32, 05/17/2019

Grumpy Cat has died, and the internet isn’t taking it well Celebrities come in all shapes, sizes, and, as the internet has taught us, species. Tardar Sauce, better known by her nickname “Grumpy Cat,” was one of the most popular felines on the web and, it would seem, in the world. In a sad post Fr...
10:48, 05/17/2019

Halt: In first, Trump’s ambassador to Germany requests $0 more in budget, cuts spending Richard Grenell, the U.S. ambassador to Germany and an ardent supporter of President Trump’s agenda, has broken the long practice of embassies seeking — and getting — more funding every year. In what was described as a first, he asked for zero extra ...
10:48, 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

Sri Lanka School Principal, Teacher Arrested For Link To Terror Attack Sri Lankan Police said Friday they have arrested a school principal and a teacher for their alleged links to the local Islamist extremist group National Thawheed Jamaath (NTJ) blamed by the government......
10:48, 05/17/2019

It's Predictions Time for the Game of Thrones Finale After eight years and 72 episodes, Game of Thrones is coming to an end, with the finale - GoT season 8 episode 6 - around the corner. Here are our predictions on who will die in the final episode......
11:00, 05/17/2019

Pressure mounts on Google to pull ads for anti-abortion clinics that 'deceive women' ‘Appalled’ Democrat urges action after Guardian revealed Google has given $150,000 in free ads to opaque anti-abortion groupGoogle is facing pressure in Washington to immediately remove online advertisements for “fake medical clinics” that are design...
11:16, 05/17/2019

Bill de Blasio: why won't people take New York mayor's 2020 bid seriously? He runs the nation’s biggest city and has a record of progressive achievements. But his presidential bid has been met with mockeryMayor Bill de Blasio of New York runs the biggest city in the US which, if you’re counting, is more than 80 times the si...
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

'I mentally rehearse what to do': the truth about sexual performance anxiety It’s not just about erections – from body confidence to chronic pain, people worry about sex for many reasonsThis piece appears in ‘The ultimate guide to sex and intimacy’, free with the Guardian in the UK on SaturdaySexual performance anxiety is a p...
11:16, 05/17/2019

How to counter far-right extremism? Germany shows the way | Cynthia Miller-Idriss Teachers are better able to identify radicalisation than most, yet in the UK they are too often ignoredDozens of heads of state, policymakers and leaders of technology companies gathered in Paris this week to discuss social media’s impact on global t...
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

Praise for Gandhi assassin caps acrimonious Indian election campaign PM admonishes candidates who lauded Mahatma Gandhi killer as a ‘patriot’Campaigning in the most acrimonious election in recent Indian history has ended with an admonishment by the prime minister, Narendra Modi, of some of his hardline candidates for ...
11:16, 05/17/2019

Tyler, the Creator: Igor review – impulsive artist takes the rapping off This strange smorgasbord of sound is shrewd, smooth and heartfelt – but has Tyler ditched what made him great?Tyler, the Creator always said he didn’t want to be a rapper. Leading the generation-defining rap group Odd Future didn’t stop the young Los...
11:16, 05/17/2019

Risk grows of ‘catastrophic humanitarian fallout’ in Syria’s Idlib, where 3 million are trapped: top UN officials urge unity in Security Council The UN’s Political and Humanitarian Affairs chiefs on Friday called on the Security Council to unite in support of an immediate de-escalation of fighting around Syria’s Idlib province, and work towards an enduring political solution on behalf of the ...
11:16, 05/17/2019

Children’s Museum Executive Director announces resignation Courtesy: Children’s Museum TUCSON – Children’s Museum Executive Director announced his resignations after 10 years with the museum on Friday. Michael J. Luria will be leaving the Museum this summer and take a position at the University of Ariz...
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

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

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

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-Five Point Energy sells stake in midstream water firm WaterBridge Resources Private equity Five Point Energy LLC said on Friday it had sold its minority stake in midstream water firm WaterBridge Resources LLC to affiliates of Singapore's sovereign wealth fund, GIC....
11:32, 05/17/2019

Canada's PM Trudeau says will speak to steelworkers at 1330 (1730 GMT) Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Friday will meet with steelworkers and the media at the Stelco steel plant in Hamilton, Ontario, at 1:30 p.m. local time (1730 GMT), a spokesman wrote on Twitter....
11:32, 05/17/2019

Giro d’Italia: Pello Bilbao breaks clear on final climb to win stage seven • Spanish rider attacks 1.5km from finish in L’Aquila• Valerio Conti in pink after uneventful day in pelotonSpain’s Pello Bilbao claimed the seventh stage of the Giro d’Italia on Friday, an undulating 185km ride from Vasto to L’Aquila.The Astana ride...
11:32, 05/17/2019

Censured BHS auditor takes luxury property role The auditor censured after signing off BHS's accounts prior to its controversial sale by Sir Philip Green has emerged as the finance chief of a luxury real estate start-up involving some of the City's leading figures....
11:48, 05/17/2019

Best car museums and events: UK summer attractions for car fans Features 17 May, 2019 We take a look at Britain's car museum highlights and pick the best days out for motoring lovers in summer 2019...
12:00, 05/17/2019

Algerians hold anti-government protest, jump on police vans Protesters flooded the streets of Algeria for the 13th straight Friday, climbing atop police vans that were blocking the main demonstration site in the capital in a bold show of defiance....
12:00, 05/17/2019

Upscaled: How do you build a foldable screen? In our show Upscaled we try and dig into the science and engineering behind our favorite bits of tech. In this episode, we're taking a close look at foldable OLEDs. Despite Samsung's Galaxy Fold being delayed, the Huawei Mate X is expected ...
12:00, 05/17/2019

Spotify's first hardware is a voice-controlled device for your car Spotify will begin testing its first hardware device today. Dubbed "Car Thing," it's a voice-controlled music and podcast assistant that reportedly plugs into a car's 12-volt outlet and connects to both the car and the user's phone via...
12:00, 05/17/2019

I listened to a Massive Attack record remixed by a neural network Drums. Synth. The faintest hint of a vocal track. For a moment the song is familiar and I'm teleported back to the late '90s, listening to worn-out cassettes in the backseat of my parent's saloon. But then the track shifts in a way tha...
12:00, 05/17/2019

'Minecraft' has sold 176 million copies worldwide Microsoft announced that it has sold 176 million copies of Minecraft, quite a big hop over the 156 million figure they revealed just seven months ago. Despite more buzz around games like Fortnite, Microsoft has kept the game fresh with things like th...
12:00, 05/17/2019

'Minecraft Earth' makes the world your augmented reality playground Microsoft wants you to see Minecraft everywhere you look: a virtual tree on your lawn, a life-sized castle sticking through your house and an elaborate cave system hidden beneath your local park. This is Minecraft Earth, a free-to-play version of one...
12:00, 05/17/2019

Garmin's latest GPS is designed for off-road explorers With GPS now a basic cell phone feature, and more vehicles rolling off the production lines with built-in satnav systems, the role of standalone satellite-navigation devices is diminishing. Why have an extra bit of kit in your car that needs addition...
12:00, 05/17/2019

Josh Taylor, eventually, makes weight for World Boxing Super Series semi-final Confusion at the weigh in for Josh Taylor vs Ivan Baranchyk but the fight is on The post Josh Taylor, eventually, makes weight for World Boxing Super Series semi-final appeared first on Boxing News....
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

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

Exclusive: U.S. Military Officials Say There Is No Actual Plan to Confront Iran The Trump Administration is turning up the heat on Iran, broadcasting a new plan to send as many as 120,000 U.S. forces to the Middle East to counter purported “identified, credible threats” from Iran. But in the world of the Pentagon, th...
12:16, 05/17/2019

Would You Like a Passport With That? McDonald’s Partners With U.S. Embassy in Austria to Help Stranded Tourists In a move that has raised many eyebrows on social media, McDonald’s and the U.S. Embassy in Vienna, Austria, have partnered to help Americans stranded abroad. Tourists can now go to any of the 194 McDonald’s in Austria and be given a roun...
12:16, 05/17/2019

Christians seek refuge after deadly Burkina attacks Concerned about a rise in violence against Christians in Burkina Faso, Pastor Jacques Ouedraogo changed the time of his Sunday service as a precaution. He believes this is what saved his life....
12:16, 05/17/2019

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

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

Alabama abortion law raised hope for execution reprieve A lawyer for a condemned inmate said he hoped Gov. Kay Ivey might a grant clemency request and block the execution after she talked about her belief that "life is precious" in signing a bill to virtually outlaw abortion in Alabama....
12:16, 05/17/2019

Virginia US attorney: AG Barr's trip to El Salvador sends 'strong message' to MS-13 Attorney General William Barr is currently in El Salvador to discuss a crackdown on crime flowing into the United States, and Eastern District of Virginia U.S. Attorney Zach Terwilliger has argued that the trip issues a "strong message" to gangs like...
12:16, 05/17/2019

Trump shoots remarkable round of golf, according to USGA service President Trump recently played a round of golf that would make Tiger Woods jealous. Trump shot a 68 during a round in April, according to a score recently posted with the US Golf Association’s handicap service — his first posted score since he shot ...
12:16, 05/17/2019

Ohio State team doctor sexually abused 177 students, report finds A now-dead Ohio State University sports doctor sexually abused at least 177 male students in what was described as “hazing” — and they claim the college was aware of the “open secret,” according to a new report. Dr. Rich...
12:16, 05/17/2019