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Tom Hanks' 'worthwhile journey' on 'Toy Story'

At the Los Angeles premiere of "Toy Story 4," Tom Hanks and Tim Allen discuss the joys of playing Woody and Buzz and reveal why the franchise keeps ticking. (June 12)        ...

Tom Hanks' 'worthwhile journey' on 'Toy Story'

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Man Utd would sell Paul Pogba... but he will cost Real Madrid £200m, insists Dimitar Berbatov Dimitar Berbatov believes Paul Pogba will make a dramatic move from Manchester United to Real Madrid this summer - providing that the Spanish giants get serious with their transfer fee....
01:00, 08/16/2019

Methadone treatment during pregnancy doesn't hurt newborn, study suggests Treating a pregnant woman who suffers from opioid addiction has no more harmful impact on the newborn compared to receiving no treatment at all, a new study says....
01:00, 08/16/2019

New York Times Staff Seems Pretty Fed Up With Dean Baquet's Explanations If The New York Times was a person, I would say that they were going through it. On Tuesday, a top editor in the Washington bureau was demoted after he couldn’t stop posting racist tweets. A print headline on Tuesday about Donald Trump’s statements o...
01:32, 08/16/2019

Is the 'super weapon' behind the Russia nuclear incident? Russia is offering little information or details after a missile explosion left five scientists dead. CNN's Nick Paton Walsh takes a deeper look into what may have caused the incident....
02:00, 08/16/2019

We Out: Planned Parenthood Says Trump ‘Gag Rule’ Will Force It to Abandon Low-Income Reproductive Health Program Unless a federal appeals court gives it a hard pass when it comes to a “gag rule” imposed by the Trump administration regarding abortion, Planned Parenthood says it’ll be forced to abandon the low-income family planning program funded by federal doll...
02:00, 08/16/2019

The Unexpectedly Tropical History of Brutalism Long associated with European cities, the style has plenty of history in other parts of the world, too. In Brazil, it reached a surprising apotheosis....
02:00, 08/16/2019

Kopecky kicks off ERC Zlin win defence by topping Qualifying "Reigning four-time Barum Czech Rally Zlín winner Jan Kopecký (ŠKODA Motorsport) began his home round of the FIA European Rally Championship on top, going fastest on Friday’s Qualifying Stage."...
02:00, 08/16/2019

Iran denies commitments in exchange for tanker release Iran has made no commitments to gain the release of its tanker from detention in Gibraltar, an Iranian government spokesman was quoted as saying on Friday, reiterating that Grace 1 was never bound for Syria as alleged by its captors....
02:32, 08/16/2019

Malaysia set to begin biggest 1MDB trial involving ex-PM Najib Malaysia's former prime minister, Najib Razak, on Monday faces the biggest of five trials linked to a multi-billion-dollar scam at state fund 1MDB, although lawyers are seeking a delay to allow time for the completion of a previous trial....
02:32, 08/16/2019

UK government would win no confidence vote says energy minister: Sky News Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government would win a vote of no confidence put forward by the opposition Labour Party, energy minister Kwasi Kwarteng said on Friday....
02:32, 08/16/2019

How France’s champagne makers fooled Nazis — and helped turn the tide of WWII Next time you raise a glass of bubbly, you may want to consider raising one to the Champagne makers themselves. Moët & Chandon. Taittinger. They are among the most well-known brands in the world, but what’s not as well-known is their role during Worl...
02:32, 08/16/2019

South Korea holds emergency national security meeting amid new North Korea launches South Korea's president convened an emergency national security council meeting after his government detected North Korea's launch of two unidentified projectiles into the East Sea.        ...
02:32, 08/16/2019

Huawei boss: UK 'won't say no to us' over 5G rollout Ren Zhengfei confident of UK deal with Chinese company, but security concerns remainThe founder and chief executive of Huawei has said Britain “won’t say no to us” over the Chinese firm’s involvement in the rollout of 5G mobile internet infrastructur...
02:32, 08/16/2019

This 12-egg omelette is a breakfast for champions Beth's Cafe in Seattle makes giant 12-egg omelettes that you can conquer alone or with friends. It has six omelettes to choose from, but the most famous is the Triple Bypass, which comes with Swiss cheese, American cheese, bacon, sausage, and ham, an...
03:00, 08/16/2019

Cloudflare's IPO filing warns investors of a disturbing 'risk factor': white supremacists Mike Blake/Reuters Cloudflare filed to go public on Thursday, and it listed its controversial former clients in the risk factors section of its filing. Cloudflare, a web protection service, once served a neo-Nazi website and 8chan, an online forum c...
03:00, 08/16/2019

Trump has 'repeatedly expressed interest' in buying Greenland for the US Associated Press President Donald Trump is interested in buying Greenland for the US, according to a report from The Wall Street Journal. Greenland, an autonomous territory of Denmark, is in an important geopolitical territory and the site of the U...
03:00, 08/16/2019

Photos show the world's first solar road that's turned out to be a colossal failure because it's falling apart and doesn't generate enough energy In July, a French daily newspaper published a story saying the longest solar road in the world had failed. It's neither economically viable or energy efficient. Less than three years since the road opened, it's become cracked and damaged. Parts of th...
03:00, 08/16/2019

Full-page ads in newspapers are calling out meat alternatives like the Beyond Burger for containing chemicals, but nutritionists say it’s healthy Beyond Meat's "bleeding" veggie burger has become a popular alternative to traditional meat patties. The Center for Consumer Freedom, a group funded by some food companies and restaurants, is running ads in major newspapers highlighting the chemical ...
03:00, 08/16/2019

Instagram adds tool for reporting false information Instagram is adding an option for users to report posts they think are false, as the Facebook-owned photo-sharing site tries to stem misinformation.Read More...
03:00, 08/16/2019

Israel Will Allow Rashida Tlaib to Enter the West Bank on Humanitarian Grounds (JERUSALEM) — Israel’s interior minister says he has received and granted a request by Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib to enter the Israeli-occupied West Bank on humanitarian grounds. Minister Aryeh Deri said in a statement on Friday that T...
03:00, 08/16/2019

Myanmar and Bangladesh Say They Will Try Again to Repatriate Rohingya Refugees (BANGKOK) — Myanmar and Bangladesh are making a second attempt to start repatriating Rohingya Muslims after more than 700,000 of them fled a security crackdown in Myanmar almost two years ago, the U.N. refugee agency said Friday. Caroline Gluck...
03:00, 08/16/2019

'Jimmy Kimmel Live!' hit with hefty fine for using emergency alert tones Alert tones used in a "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" episode earlier this year to poke fun at a presidential alert test that occurred last year cost ABC $395,000 in fines, the Federal Communications Commission said in a Thursday statement announcing a handful ...
03:32, 08/16/2019

Hyderabad Man Uses Zomato To Score Free Ride, Internet Applauds Aman from Hyderabad found an innovative way home from the mall by ordering food through Zomato and hitching a ride with the food-delivery rider. His creativity has now won him a number of fans online....
03:32, 08/16/2019

‘Mindhunter’: 5 Things to Remember For Season 2 In its new season, debuting Friday, Netflix’s dark and brooding serial-killer series picks up where it left off almost two years ago. Here’s a refresher before watching....
03:32, 08/16/2019

"He Wore Priest's Clothes, But Was Devil": US Court Convicts Sex Abuser A Catholic priest was convicted Thursday of sexually abusing two girls at a District of Columbia church after an emotional trial during which prosecutors said he used his position of trust to......
04:00, 08/16/2019

Osaka survives Hsieh to reach quarters in Cincinnati World number one Naomi Osaka survived a tough test against Hsieh Su-Wei and eked out a 7-6(3) 5-7 6-2 victory to reach her first ever quarter-final at the Cincinnati Masters on Thursday....
04:00, 08/16/2019

The Tesla Semi-Truck Is Getting Put To Work Thes photos of a prototype Tesla semi-truck, posted on Facebook by a California Highway Patrol office, making the rounds today have got me more fired up than any of the Tesla parties or press releases I’ve seen. The truck’s finally definitely doing w...
04:00, 08/16/2019

The 2020 Honda Civic Hatchback Gets The Manual For The Top Trim While the styling may be a bit polarizing, the Honda Civic hatchback remains one of the benchmarks for a small, fun car. Buyers that chose the excellent six-speed manual, though, had to give up some upgrades in the higher trims. That won’t be the cas...
04:00, 08/16/2019

The Audi E-Tron Beats Chevy Bolt, Tesla Model S in IIHS Safety Tests It’s still pretty rare to see a full-battery vehicle rated by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, because there still aren’t that many of them. Even rarer is what the 2019 Audi E-Tron achieved: the Top Safety Pick+ award, making it the first...
04:00, 08/16/2019

I've Driven Base Models All My Life And I Need Something Nicer! What Car Should I Buy? Brandon lives in Indiana and has owned only base model cars. He wants to treat himself to something a bit nicer. He needs to rack up high mileage and has up to twenty grand to spend on a quality used commuter car with some upgrades. What car should h...
04:00, 08/16/2019

Putin's 20 years in power producing new generation of protesters New wave of protest leaders were children when Russian president first came to power in 1999The young face of Moscow’s protests, a 21-year-old libertarian with 123,000 followers on YouTube, appeared in court on a television screen this week.Yegor Zhu...
04:00, 08/16/2019

Slavery in America reminds us: Trump is far from an aberration | Touré The president’s white supremacist ideas have been part of America since the beginningImagine being teleported from the early days of slavery in 1619 to Donald Trump’s America. Technological changes aside, I think the way we approach race would feel v...
04:00, 08/16/2019

Trump says he has 'no' fear China trade war could lead to recession President Trump said Thursday that he had no fear that Chinese economic retaliation in the ongoing trade war would lead to a recession in the U.S. He argued that China was unlikely to retaliate in the first place and it would do more damage to the it...
04:00, 08/16/2019

Wildlife summit to consider global ban on saiga antelope trade Protections for saiga antelope, mako sharks and even woolly mammoths will be considered at a conference of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species...
04:32, 08/16/2019

Historic Budapest synagogue to reopen amid Jewish cultural revival Tamas Irsai was a teenager when he last sang in the choir in Budapest's Rumbach synagogue during World War Two, before most Hungarian Jews were deported to death camps....
04:32, 08/16/2019

Israel Says Rashida Tlaib Can Visit to See Her Grandmother Israel had denied entry to two U.S. lawmakers, Ms. Tlaib and Ilhan Omar, citing their support of a boycott movement. The government now says Ms Tlaib can enter....
04:33, 08/16/2019

|MoyoandOldMutualbackincourtaslegalbattleescalates Round two of the legal battle between Old Mutual and on-again-off-again CEO Peter Moyo will be heard in the Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg today as both sides refuse to back down from the feud....
05:00, 08/16/2019

|CityofCapeTownprocurementprocesshobblingconstructionsector-industrybody The slow tender and procurement processes of the City of Cape Town are further crippling property development and the construction sector in the city, claims the Western Cape Property Development Forum....
05:00, 08/16/2019

Hong Kong protesters call for 'Mulan' boycott Liu Yifei, the actress starring in Disney's upcoming live-action "Mulan", waded into the Hong Kong protest controversy on Thursday by expressing support for the Hong Kong police....
05:00, 08/16/2019

Norway detects radioactive iodine days after explosion in Russia The Norwegian Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority on Thursday said "tiny amounts of radioactive iodine" had been detected at an air-filter station, one week after a mystery-shrouded explosion at a Russian military test range....
05:32, 08/16/2019

Aston Martin is launching a bespoke garage service for customers who want to build underwater lairs and galleries for their cars Aston Martin Aston Martin launched its Automotive Galleries and Lairs program on Thursday in Pebble Beach. The new service will allow customers to work with Aston Martin designers and architects to build bespoke garages for their car collections. Th...
05:32, 08/16/2019

5G is being used to perform remote surgery from thousands of miles away, and it could transform the healthcare industry Samantha Lee/Business InsiderSouth China Morning Post/YouTube Doctors in China have used 5G to perform remote surgery, inserting a stimulation device in the brain of a Parkinson's patient from nearly 1,900 miles away. 5G makes this possible by cutti...
05:32, 08/16/2019

Hero MotoCorp Manufacturing Plants To Remain Shut Till August 18 Auto sector is one of the worst hit sectors in India due to the lack of consumption. The sectors has seen massive loss of jobs in just the last few quarters....
05:32, 08/16/2019

Sensex, Nifty Trim Losses As Buying Emerges In Auto Sector: 10 Points Domestic stock markets trimmed losses in late morning deals on Friday as buying emerged in automobile stocks, amid losses in global peers. At 11:00 am, the S&P BSE Sensex index traded 100.24 points -......
05:32, 08/16/2019

India's Payment Apps Race To Catch Up With China In Squeezing Out Cash In India, digital payments have climbed more than five times since 2015 to 22.4 transactions per person in the year ended March, Reserve Bank of India figures show....
05:32, 08/16/2019

"Happy That PM Supporting Our Policies": Shiv Sena On Population Control A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a pitch for smaller families to combat population explosion, BJP ally Shiv Sena on Friday welcomed his remarks saying that late Bal Thackeray always......
05:32, 08/16/2019

Army Major General Dismissed Without Pension For Sexual Harassment A Major General serving in Assam Rifles in the north east has been dismissed without pension over a case of sexual harassment involving another serving officer....
05:32, 08/16/2019

Indigo Extends Fee Waiver On Rescheduling Of Flights From Srinagar Low-cost air carrier Indigo today extended a fee waiver on the cancellation or rescheduling of tickets to and from Srinagar till August 23. The waiver includes fare differences due to rescheduling...
05:32, 08/16/2019

Trump cites report Biden may scale back campaign schedule: 'If I ever did that it would be over' President Trump told New Hampshire rally-goers Thursday that the campaign of Joe Biden was a "disaster" following a report that the 2020 Democratic frontrunner may scale back his scheduled appearances following weeks of verbal gaffes....
05:32, 08/16/2019

How killer bees evolved into chiller bees in just one decade While killer bees terrorised the US, in Puerto Rico, an extraordinary accident of evolution has transformed them into a beacon of hope against the threat of insectogeddon...
06:00, 08/16/2019

Donald Trump spending more on Facebook ads in Texas than in any other state Beginning in June, thousands of voters saw a fundraising plea in a Facebook ad from the president's official social media page. It described how the "fake news media" would bolster Donald Trump's re-election bid....
06:00, 08/16/2019

Cathay CEO resigns amid Hong Kong protest blowback as more rallies planned The boss of Hong Kong carrier Cathay Pacific Airways quit on Friday, the highest-profile corporate casualty of unrest roiling the former British colony, after Beijing targeted the airline over staff involvement in mass protests....
06:00, 08/16/2019

After ban, Israel permits U.S. Rep Tlaib to make humanitarian visit to family in West Bank Israel decided on Friday to allow U.S. congresswoman Rashida Tlaib - a critic of Israeli policy toward the Palestinians - to visit family in the occupied West Bank on humanitarian grounds after barring her from making an official visit to Israel....
06:00, 08/16/2019

German finance minister Scholz to run for SPD leadership German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz will run for the leadership of the Social Democrats, a spokeswoman said on Friday, joining a race to revive the party's popularity sinking since it entered a coalition with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives....
06:00, 08/16/2019

Some telephone connectivity in Kashmir to resume from Friday night, says official Some telephone connections in Indian Kashmir will be restored from Friday night, including in the main city of Srinagar, the top state government official said, after a lengthy communications shutdown....
06:00, 08/16/2019

WRAPUP 2-Cathay CEO resigns amid Hong Kong protest blowback as more rallies planned The boss of Hong Kong carrier Cathay Pacific Airways quit on Friday, the highest-profile corporate casualty of unrest roiling the former British colony, after Beijing targeted the airline over staff involvement in mass protests....
06:32, 08/16/2019

US STOCKS-Futures climb on stimulus hopes, Nvidia results U.S. stock index futures rose 1% on Friday, as hopes of more stimulus from central banks helped lift some gloom in what has been a turbulent week for markets....
06:32, 08/16/2019

Novo Nordisk sued in Denmark for alleged market manipulation - media Danish insulin-maker Novo Nordisk has been sued by investors demanding 11.8 billion Danish crowns ($1.8 billion) in compensation for the company's alleged market manipulation, Danish daily Borsen reported on Friday....
06:32, 08/16/2019

DEALTALK-Bid for Inter Pipeline highlights Canada's oil sector bright spot A recent unsolicited bid for Inter Pipeline Ltd has highlighted the potential of Canada's midstream companies to offer insulation from volatile oil prices....
06:32, 08/16/2019

RPT-Springer heirs tender some shares in KKR buyout The grandchildren of the founder of German publisher Axel Springer have tendered some of their shares to KKR, the U.S. private equity investor that has offered to buy out minority shareholders....
06:32, 08/16/2019

Laura Carmichael: I'm so lucky to have fallen in love while filming Downton Abbey Downton Abbey star Laura Carmichael says the show has "changed all of her life" by introducing her to "wonderful friends" - including partner Michael Fox....
06:32, 08/16/2019

America's largest asteroid impact left a trail of destruction across the eastern US About 35 million years ago, an asteroid traveling nearly 144,000 mph smashed into the Atlantic Ocean near the modern-day town of Cape Charles, Virginia....
06:32, 08/16/2019

Newly disclosed documents detail investigations of a top general facing sexual assault allegations and his accuser Lawmakers have said they believed Gen. John E. Hyten was wrongly accused by an Army colonel. The materials shed light on how they may have reached that conclusion....
06:32, 08/16/2019

China police exercises across from Hong Kong seen as threat Members of China’s paramilitary People’s Armed Police marched and practiced crowd-control tactics at a sports complex in Shenzhen across from Hong Kong, in what some interpreted as a threat against pro-democracy protesters...
06:32, 08/16/2019

NFL players help bail out illegal immigrant in ICE detention in California NFL players Josh Norman and Demario Davis on Monday helped bail out an illegal immigrant who was placed into U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention in May....
06:32, 08/16/2019

Instagram Now Fact-Checks, but Who Will Do the Checking? Facebook said it will expand its fact-checking program to Instagram. But the system is already overwhelmed, and may not be able to handle more information....
07:00, 08/16/2019

Motorola's latest cheap phone tries to double as an action camera Apart from its real-but-not-ready foldable, Motorola is best known these days for churning out respectable smartphones for people on a budget. Those devices — like those in the Moto G and E series — offer some of the best performance......
07:00, 08/16/2019

Facebook pivots privacy failings into pop-up cafes Facebook is fighting back against the perception that it doesn't care about protecting user data, confirming that it will open a number of pop-up cafes where visitors can get privacy check-ups....
07:00, 08/16/2019

Don't have time (or will) to pack lunch for your kids? There's a subscription for that With back-to-school of the horizon, some parents are opting for pre-packaged, kid-friendly lunches delivered to their doorsteps on a weekly basis.        ...
07:00, 08/16/2019

Uttarakhand Police Joins TikTok To Promote Safety, Social Causes The Uttarakhand Police Department has joined the popular Chinese short-form video platform as it looks to "connect" with the general public at a very "personal" level....
07:32, 08/16/2019

Probe Agency Seizes Rs 300-Crore Assets Of Telangana Group In Ponzi Scam The Enforcement Directorate on Friday said it has attached assets worth about Rs 300 crore in connection with its money laundering probe in an alleged ponzi scam involving a Telangana-based......
07:32, 08/16/2019

London stock market suffers worst outage in eight years - business live London traders were unable to buy and sell shares in Britain’s top companies this morning, as unexplained glitch strikes the CityLatest: Trading underway, after longest glitch since 2011BREAKING: Trading glitch hits London Stock ExchangeSecond outage...
07:32, 08/16/2019

Flipkart Starts Rolling Out Its Video Streaming Service on Android Flipkart Videos was announced last week as the company's answer to Amazon Prime Video and Netflix by offering free, ad-supported content to all its 160 million customers....
07:32, 08/16/2019

Twitter Leads $100 Million Funding in Vernacular Chat App ShareChat "Twitter and ShareChat are aligned on the broader purpose of serving the public conversation, helping the world learn faster and solve common challenges."...
07:32, 08/16/2019

Dale Earnhardt Jr. and family survive fiery plane crash in Tennessee CARTER COUNTY, Tenn. (NBC NEWS) – NASCAR legend Dale Earnhardt Jr., his wife and 1-year-old daughter were transported to a hospital following a private plane crash at a Tennessee airport Thursday. The Carter County Sheriff’s Office confir...
08:00, 08/16/2019

12 arrested after protest at Pima County Jail TUCSON –Twelve protestors were arrested Wednesday night outside the Pima County Jail. Jail officials said they were protesting the arrest of Anthony Potter, who was arrested by University of Arizona Police Department for trespassing and several warra...
08:00, 08/16/2019

Lance Bass Remains Hopeful for Twins After 6 Failed Egg Donor Attempts Lance Bass isn't giving up on his dreams of starting a family. The former N Sync star opened up about his road towards fatherhood on Friday's episode of the podcast Heather......
08:00, 08/16/2019

Kristen Wiig Is Engaged to Boyfriend Avi Rothman Kristen Wiig may get some bridesmaids of her own, because she is engaged! Someone order that cookie! The 45-year-old Bridesmaids actress and Saturday Night Live alum is set to marry Avi......
08:00, 08/16/2019

Trump talked about buying Greenland: AP reports President Trump, according to AP sources, has been considering the idea of buying Greenland – the world's largest island – for the United States.        ...
08:00, 08/16/2019

The mystery of mass shooting motives: What if we never learn why? As the U.S. grapples with a rash of mass shootings, families are left to wonder what prompted the violence. But many times there are no clear answers.        ...
08:00, 08/16/2019

Boxer arrested for keeping pet cougar without a permit PARKLAND, Fla. — Authorities say a professional fighter allowed his pet cougar escape from his Florida home earlier this year. The Sun Sentinel reported Thursday that 33-year-old Tyrone Spong was charged with offenses including keeping the animal wit...
08:00, 08/16/2019

Artist who painted Bill Clinton in dress had ‘no idea’ it was hanging in Jeffrey Epstein’s mansion The artist behind Jeffrey Epstein’s now-viral portrait of Bill Clinton in a blue dress says she sold the painting at a Tribecca Ball fundraiser several years ago — and had “no idea” that he was the one who had purchased it. &#...
08:00, 08/16/2019

Al-Jazeera says Sudan officials allow it back into Khartoum The satellite news channel Al-Jazeera says Sudanese authorities have allowed the re-opening of its bureau in Khartoum after it was closed over two months ago...
08:32, 08/16/2019

Mike Tyson says he smokes $40,000 worth of weed every month, which must get him really high There’s a certain novelty that surrounds Mike Tyson today. After the heavyweight boxer retired in 2005, he publicly spoke about how much of a shitbag he’d been in the past, admitting to USA Today: “My whole life has been a waste—I’ve been a failure.”...
08:32, 08/16/2019

Motorola One Action unveiled with triple-lens camera, hole-punch display, and a surprisingly low price The rumor mill had been anticipating an announcement over the last few days of a new addition to the Motorola One series, and on Friday morning Motorola went ahead and made it official by unveiling the Motorola One Action. It’s a new handset av...
08:32, 08/16/2019

The potential power of autonomous databases Organisations are at risk of falling behind unless they make the move to automation, according to the majority of respondents to a recent Harvard Business Review Analytic Services survey and sponsored by Oracle. It’s no surprise that some...
08:32, 08/16/2019

Apple AR glasses release date, news and rumors Apple's AR glasses have been a source of speculation for years now, with patents dating back to 2015 and 2017 detailing AR-related software and hardware. But it wasn't until earlier this year that it felt like Apple's highly-anticipate...
08:32, 08/16/2019

Best 65-inch 4K TVs 2019: the best big screen TVs for any budget If you're on the hunt for a bigger television screen, you could do a lot worse than a 65-inch TV. You'll need a decent amount of space in your living room to fit it, of course, but if you have the room to spare, a 65-inch TV could be just t...
08:32, 08/16/2019

Nordic walking may benefit breast cancer patients (Reuters Health) - Nordic walking, an aerobic activity performed with walking poles similar to ski poles, may benefit patients with breast cancer, according to a review of existing research....
08:32, 08/16/2019

Instagram Will Enable Users to Flag Posts They Think Are Fake Instagram users in the U.S. will soon be able to report content they deem to be fake as the Facebook-owned app joins the fight against online misinformation, Reuters reporte. The new feature, announced Thursday, will allow users of the photo and vide...
09:00, 08/16/2019

Dale Earnhardt Jr. to miss NBC broadcasting gig after family survives fiery crash landing Retired NASCAR star Dale Earnhardt Jr. is taking the weekend off from his NBC Sports broadcasting gig after he, his wife and young daughter were hospitalized following their plane's crash landing in Tennessee on Thursday....
09:00, 08/16/2019

How to use Apple's content cache service to boost network performance The content cache service allows organizations to store downloaded applications and system updates for distribution to client devices across LANs while minimizing the impact across the WAN connection....
09:00, 08/16/2019

The Bonkers Tech That Detects Lightning 6,000 Miles Away If lightning strikes near the North Pole, and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound? Yes, because a global sensor network is always listening....
09:00, 08/16/2019

Spoon, with greatest hits album in tow: ‘It’s the real deal’ Anyone who’s ever made a mix for a friend knows how hard it is to distill your favorite band’s output down to a bite-sized 10 songs or so. Spoon faced the same predicament when it came time to compile “Everything Hits at Once,”...
09:00, 08/16/2019

Boxing News at Five: Sulaiman says the WBC have not suspended Whyte, Spong lets his cougar run amok The WBC have suspended his interim and mandatory status rather than Dillian Whyte, and Tyrone Spong can't control his cougar The post Boxing News at Five: Sulaiman says the WBC have not suspended Whyte, Spong lets his cougar run amok appeared first o...
09:00, 08/16/2019

Bomb Strikes Pakistan Mosque Frequented by Afghan Taliban Chief The bombing came as the United States and the Taliban near a deal. It was unclear whether the Taliban’s top leader Mawlawi Haibatullah was at the mosque....
09:32, 08/16/2019

Tlaib turns down family visit to West Bank after Israel grants request Rep. Rashida Tlaib said Friday she will not visit her family in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, hours after Israel’s interior ministry granted her request to travel to the territory on humanitarian grounds.“When I won, it gave the Palestinian people ...
09:32, 08/16/2019

PGA event in West Virginia giving free admission, fan prizes The PGA Tour's West Virginia stop in September is offering free admission and prize giveaways to fans throughout the tournament        ...
09:32, 08/16/2019

Justin Thomas overcomes terrible warmup, ties course record with 65 at BMW Championship Justin Thomas was a lost soul during his BMW Championship warmup; then he shot a bogey-free, 7-under-par 65 and shares the lead with Jason Kokrak.        ...
09:32, 08/16/2019

Thomas turns it around and shares lead at Medinah Justin Thomas turns it around quick with share of course record at Medinah and share of BMW Championship lead with Jason Kokrak        ...
09:32, 08/16/2019

Stop Using Hijacked Passwords That Google Already Told You Were Bad In February, Google did us lazy bums a favor by adding a Password Checkup extension for Chrome. The way it works is the extension will send you a warning to change your password whenever logging-in to a site using a username or password that’s previo...
09:32, 08/16/2019

Army's housing chief relieved of command due to loss of confidence in his leadership Lt. Gen. Brad Becker, the commander of Army Installation Management Command, has reportedly been relieved of his position due to loss of confidence in his ability to lead....
09:32, 08/16/2019

Kashmir remains paralyzed by lockdown as resentment simmers Eleven days after the Indian government suspended all communications in Indian-controlled Kashmir, the disputed region still has no contact with the outside world....
10:00, 08/16/2019

Germany charges army staffer with spying for Iran A German-Afghan who worked for the German armed forces is suspected of providing Iran with sensitive documents. Iran is one of the top countries engaged in espionage against Germany....
10:00, 08/16/2019

UN: Migrant deaths in Americas pass 500 in 2019 The International Organization for Migration says the number of migrant deaths in the Americas in 2019 has passed 500. Almost half of the deaths were recorded at the US-Mexican border....
10:00, 08/16/2019

Golden jackal caught on camera in eastern Germany The small predator is usually at home in the Balkans and parts of Asia. But with the first sighting confirmed in Thuringia, the jackal has been spotted across most of southern and eastern Germany....
10:00, 08/16/2019

Five things you need to know about CITES 18 Wildlife trafficking is a growing threat to our planet's biodiversity. As international stakeholders convene to regulate the trade, DW fills you in on five of the biggest debates at CITES 18....
10:00, 08/16/2019

Indian government to ease Kashmir restrictions India says it will ease the restrictions on Kashmir after New Delhi decided to revoke Kashmir's autonomy. It comes as the UN Security Council decides whether to call an emergency meeting on Kashmir at Pakistan's request....
10:00, 08/16/2019

US congresswoman Rashida Tlaib declines Israel visit over 'oppressive conditions' Israel said that Tlaib, who is of Palestinian origin, can now visit her family in the West Bank despite her criticism of the government. She has rejected the offer, however, over restrictive conditions around the trip....
10:00, 08/16/2019

Bundesliga rule changes for 2019-20: What you need to know Bundesliga coaches are aghast at new rules that could see them face more disciplinary problems than their players. Other changes are also afoot. Here's our overview of all the key alterations....
10:00, 08/16/2019

The cancer survivor on a mission to help women win Rana Nawas built her career on solving problems. As an Oxford-educated engineer she forged a highly successful career, plying her trade with companies like GE Capital, McKinsey & Company, as well as the Dubai government....
10:00, 08/16/2019

Sri Lanka May Waive Visa Fee Indefinitely For 48 Countries: Minister Due to an increase in the number of tourists visiting Sri Lanka with arrivals expected to hit the 3-million mark by the end of the year, the government announced on Friday that might waive off the......
10:32, 08/16/2019

UPDATE 1-NY financial regulator approves Bakkt trust license Bakkt Trust Co LLC has been granted a license to operate as a limited liability trust company, the New York State Department of Financial Services said on Friday....
10:32, 08/16/2019

NY financial regulator approves Bakkt trust license The New York State Department of Financial Services announced on Friday that it granted a license to Bakkt Trust Co LLC to operate as a limited liability trust company....
10:32, 08/16/2019

Tori Ellis Willetts wants to follow in Nicola Adams’ footsteps, not fight her Olympic place Tori Ellis Willetts is GB’s latest 51kgs boxer. She contemplates the Olympics and whether Nicola Adams could return The post Tori Ellis Willetts wants to follow in Nicola Adams’ footsteps, not fight her Olympic place appeared first on Boxing Ne...
10:32, 08/16/2019

Broadband deal of the week: free Amazon Echo Plus with Vodafone's fastest fibre We have to say, this broadband deal has us somewhat stumped. Vodafone has taken both of its fibre broadband deals and priced them at the same monthly cost. Confusing? Yes. A great time to seize a bargain on some superfast fibre internet? An even bigg...
10:32, 08/16/2019

Sanchez keen on staying at Man United, says Solskjaer "Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer on Friday dismissed media reports that claimed Alexis Sanchez was keen on leaving the Premier League club before the European transfer window shuts next month."...
10:32, 08/16/2019

Supreme Court Clears Chardham Highway Project The Supreme Court has cleared the decks for the Chardham highway project, which will connect four holy places in the hills of Uttarakhand through 900-km all-weather roads, by modifying an NGT order to......
10:32, 08/16/2019

Kolkata Man Sends Legal Notice To Producers Of Film On 'Gumnami Baba' A day after the teaser release of acclaimed Filmmaker Srijit Mukherji's latest venture 'Gumnaami', based on the recluse 'Gumnami Baba', who many believed was the freedom fighter Netaji Subhash Chandra......
10:32, 08/16/2019

Coquard reflects on 'very tactical day' after claiming stage win "Bryan Coquard powered on to cross the line first, and the Frenchman admitted he had to be at his best to beat Mathieu van der Poel on Stage 2 of the Arctic Race of Norway."...
10:32, 08/16/2019

'Hodeg makes it stick!' Colombian sprints to victory in Stage 5 as Bennett falls short "Alvaro Hodeg (Deceuninck–Quick-Step) grabbed the fifth stage of the BinckBank Tour as the Colombian held off Sam Bennett (Bora–Hansgrohe) in a tight sprint finish in Venray on Friday."...
10:32, 08/16/2019

Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello Turn Up the Heat in Sexy "Señorita" Rehearsal Video Is it getting hot in here or is it just us?? In June, Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello got fans' pulses racing with their sexy summer hit music video "Señorita." They soon......
11:00, 08/16/2019

We asked four black businesswomen how they got their start. Here's what they said. In a city not well-known for African American entrepreneurship, these four black businesswomen have blazed their own trails to success.       ...
11:00, 08/16/2019

James Bond's Aston Martin – complete with gadgets – sells for $6.3M James Bond’s favorite ride used in the movies Goldfinger and Thunderball was recently sold for a price that would even leave the super spy shaken, but not stirred.       ...
11:00, 08/16/2019

Takis: his eye-popping and eerily beautiful magnetic marvels defined an era Effortlessly bridging the gap between the two cultures, the Greek sculptor – who has died aged 93 – played with invisible forces and put the truths of the cosmos on canvasThe Greek sculptor Takis, who has died at 93 during the run of an acclaimed Tat...
11:00, 08/16/2019

Everything you need to know about chest infections There are several types of chest infections, including bronchitis, pneumonia, and tuberculosis. Learn more about the symptoms and treatment options in this article....
11:00, 08/16/2019

Five Places to Visit in Greenville, S.C. One of the Upcountry city’s most intriguing areas is West Greenville, an enclave that has been transformed into an artistic and entrepreneurial district....
11:00, 08/16/2019

Mother dies of Ebola in Congo A 24-year-old woman has died after contracting Ebola in the South Kivu province in the Democratic Republic of Congo, according to the World Health Organization....
11:00, 08/16/2019

Eden Hazard injury blow for Real Madrid: Star out of action for three to four weeks Eden Hazard is expected to be sidelined for three to four weeks and will miss Real Madrid's start to La Liga after picking up a thigh injury on Friday....
11:00, 08/16/2019

‘It’s crazy’: Adrián a doubt for Liverpool after being injured by celebrating fan • ‘How can something like this happen,’ says Klopp• Keeper has swollen ankle after incident at Super Cup finalLiverpool have written to Uefa seeking an explanation as to how a supporter managed to evade security and injure goalkeeper Adrián during th...
11:00, 08/16/2019

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer expects Alexis Sánchez to play ‘a lot of games’ once fit • Manchester United manager backs struggling forward• Alexis Sánchez has underperformed since signing from ArsenalOle Gunnar Solskjaer has backed Alexis Sánchez to play “a lot of games” despite the striker’s disappointing form for Manchester United.S...
11:00, 08/16/2019

Southampton v Liverpool: match preview Jürgen Klopp’s visitors face a quick turnaround after Wednesday’s Super Cup battle. Their hero in Istanbul, goalkeeper Adrián, is a doubt after hurting his ankle when a spectator ran on to the field during Liverpool’s celebrations. Naby Keïta remains...
11:00, 08/16/2019

Nick Kyrgios calls umpire 'a tool' and smashes two rackets during Khachanov defeat – video Nick Kyrgios uses abusive language, calls umpire Fergus Murphy 'a tool' and destroys two rackets during his Cincinnati Masters second round defeat to Russia's Karen Khachanov. The 24-year-old Australian had won the first set, but then Khachanov found...
11:00, 08/16/2019

Athletic Bilbao v Barcelona: La Liga opener – live! Minute-by-minute updates as the champions get underwaySid Lowe: Big clubs’ different outlooks after summer spendingAny thoughts? You can email Rob 7.23pm BST Athletic Bilbao: Unai Simón, Capa, Yeray, Núñez, Yuri, Dani García, Unai López, De Marcos, ...
11:32, 08/16/2019

Steve Bruce: ‘It would settle everybody if we got a result at Norwich’ • Newcastle manager understands pressure at St James’ Park• ‘Coming here was never going to be easy’Steve Bruce has shouldered the blame for the tactical confusion that prefaced Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scoring Arsenal’s winning goal at St James’ Pa...
11:32, 08/16/2019

Single parenting looks significantly harder in the first images of Netflix's sci-fi drama Raising Dion Having finally escaped developmental purgatory, Netflix has released the first images of the upcoming Michael B. Jordan-produced sci-fi drama Raising Dion. Per a recent press release, “Raising Dion follows the story of a woman named Nicole (Alisha Wa...
11:32, 08/16/2019

That there's the Peaky Blinders season 5 premiere date, innit? By order of the Peaky Blinders—and Netflix—Steven Knight’s BAFTA-winning series will return with more drama, dodginess, family tension, and Cillian Murphy on October 4....
11:32, 08/16/2019

New fossil discovery reveals that penguins used to be way too big Penguins, as they are now, are good. They waddle adorably, have loving relationships, and are neither too big or too small for their place in our planet’s ecosystem. This was not always the case. Fossils of Crossvallia waiparensis—a prehistoric pengu...
11:32, 08/16/2019

President Trump Considered Buying Greenland for the U.S., Sources Say (WASHINGTON) — Aiming to put his mark on the world map, President Donald Trump has talked to aides and allies about buying Greenland for the U.S. A Trump ally told The Associated Press on Thursday that the president had discussed the purchase b...
11:32, 08/16/2019

Keto Diet: How To Make Keto-Friendly Chicken 65 At Home (Watch Recipe) Keto Recipe: An eclectic mix of punchy flavours, chicken 65 is one of the most delicious and spicy snacks that is loved for its fiery flavour. Try this keto-friendly chicken 65 recipe at home....
11:32, 08/16/2019

High-Protein Diet: This Protein-Rich Panchratna Dal May Help You Lose Weight Protein-Rich Diet: High-Protein panchratna dal is a dish bursting with benefits of five lentils and it can be an ideal way to soak up all of it in one go. This panchratna dal is a quick and easy dish......
11:32, 08/16/2019

Israel Advocates Are Afraid of Losing Bipartisan Support in the U.S. Republicans and Democrats have long supported Israel, but advocates see real risks to Israel after a rift over a denied visit to the Jewish state by two members of Congress....
12:00, 08/16/2019

Xbox confirms Project Scarlett is the only console it has in the works Xbox this week revealed that, contrary to popular rumor, we aren’t going to be getting multiple models of next-generation Xbox after all — meaning there’s no xCloud console in development. We’re also not likely to see cloud gaming consoles for quite ...
12:00, 08/16/2019

NotJordanPeterson lets you generate uncannily realistic Jordan Peterson sound bites Love him or hate him, Canadian psychologist Jordan Peterson has undeniably captivated the interest of supporters and critics alike, earning a reputation as a “rock star” academic – similarly to his colleague and debate rival Slavoj Zizek. Now he’s be...
12:00, 08/16/2019

UPDATE 1-Democratic, Republican lawmakers back $8 billion F-16 sale to Taiwan Congress should move quickly with an $8 billion sale of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan as China "seeks to extend its authoritarian reach" over the region, leading U.S. Democratic and Republican lawmakers said on Friday....
12:00, 08/16/2019

Edwards Lifesciences, Medtronic heart valves win FDA approval for expanded use Heart valve systems from Edwards Lifesciences Corp and Medtronic Plc have been approved for use in a condition that restricts blood flow from the heart in patients at low-risk of death linked to open-heart surgeries, the FDA said on Friday....
12:00, 08/16/2019

Paley Center to honor comedy legends Lily Tomlin, Carol Burnett, Bob Newhart Carol Burnett, Norman Lear, Bob Newhart, Carl Reiner and Lily Tomlin will be celebrated at The Paley Honors: A Special Tribute to Television's Comedy Legends on Nov. 21....
12:00, 08/16/2019

Cubs-Pirates: Playing in Pittsburgh makes Over the bet Though the Pirates have walked the plank record-wise since the All-Star break, going 6-25, they have excelled at scoring runs at home, with 67.9 percent of their home games going Over the total. The Pirates also get the luxury of playing a Cubs team ...
12:00, 08/16/2019

Billionaire Joe Tsai is officially the Brooklyn Nets’ new owner Taiwanese-Canadian businessman Joe Tsai is officially the new owner of the Brooklyn Nets basketball team, which is gearing up for a hot new season after signing star players Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving. Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov on Frid...
12:00, 08/16/2019

Bryce Harper: Walk-off grand slam ‘is what you live for’ It still doesn’t get tired for the Phillies’ $330 million man. Bryce Harper’s walk-off grand slam, the sixth of his career, lifted the Phillies to a 7-5 win over the Cubs on Thursday, and it was a moment the slugger will remember. &...
12:00, 08/16/2019

Hyundai Announces Its Key Line-Up For 2019 Frankfurt Motor Show Hyundai has announced its key line-up from the upcoming 2019 Frankfurt Motor Show. In addition to the global public debut of the next-generation Hyundai Grand i10 (known as just i10 in Europe), the......
12:00, 08/16/2019

The Trump Administration Just Backed the Sale of F-16 Fighters to Taiwan. China Won’t Be Happy (Bloomberg) –– The Trump administration has informally told Congress that it supports a potential sale of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan, a move that will likely anger China at a key moment in trade talks with the U.S. The State Department h...
12:32, 08/16/2019

How an unknown 23-year-old from Pakistan became the talk of the esports world Siddique was a relative unknown when he came to Evo Japan this year, but now he's a two-time Tekken champ and a local celebrity in his home city of Lahore, Pakistan....
12:32, 08/16/2019

Sheeran design Heinz Ketchup bottle sells for 1,500 pounds Three limited-edition bottles of Heinz Tomato Ketchup based on the tattoos of British songwriter Ed Sheeran, a dedicated fan of the condiment, sold at auction in London on Thursday, with one going under the hammer for 1,500 pounds ($1,816)....
12:32, 08/16/2019

Attacker 'neutralized' by off-duty officer after ramming 2 in West Bank Israeli police shot and killed a man they labeled a terrorist after he rammed his vehicle into a bus stop in the West Bank Friday, injuring two people....
12:32, 08/16/2019

Coutinho to join Bayern on loan "Barcelona\u0027s record signing Philippe Coutinho is set to move to Bayern Munich on loan for the remainder of the season, the Spanish champions said on Friday."...
13:00, 08/16/2019

Source: Jets LB Williamson out with torn ACL The Jets lost starting linebacker Avery Williamson to an ACL tear. Williamson led the team in tackles last season and played 99.3% of the Jets' defensive snaps....
13:00, 08/16/2019

NYPD hunts for person of interest in subway station rice cooker scare Police are questioning a man who was allegedly seen leaving at least two rice cookers in a subway station, and sparking an evacuation in Lower Manhattan Friday morning, law enforcement sources told The Post. The man, who is in his 20s or 30s,was seen...
13:00, 08/16/2019

Billionaire Joe Tsai paid $3.35B for Brooklyn Nets and Barclays Center: Sources Taiwanese-Canadian businessman Joe Tsai is officially the new owner of the Brooklyn Nets basketball team, which is gearing up for a new season with star players Kevin Durant and Kylie Irving. Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov on Friday announced ...
13:00, 08/16/2019

Kristen Bell, Dax Shepard have hilarious clap back to tabloid rumors about their marriage See Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard's hilarious reaction to a magazine's rumors about "problems in their marriage."        ...
13:32, 08/16/2019

Jeffrey Epstein: two unidentified women sue estate and alleged ‘recruiter’ New lawsuit filed in a Manhattan district court Thursday, drawn up by civil rights attorney Lisa Bloom, seeks $100m in damagesTwo unidentified women have filed a sexual abuse lawsuit in a Manhattan district court against the estate of wealthy financi...
13:32, 08/16/2019

Boris Johnson to head to Paris and Berlin in bid to break Brexit deadlock PM set to meet Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron ahead of next week’s G7 meetingBoris Johnson is expected to make a diplomatic dash to meet Emmanuel Macron in Paris and Angela Merkel in Berlin early next week as he seeks to break the Brexit impasse.T...
13:32, 08/16/2019

'Always ask if there’s coffee in it': Mormon church stands by rule with new advice Church offers guidance to avoid unintentional rule-breaking, such as ‘the word coffee isn’t always in the name of coffee drinks’The Mormon church has renewed warnings to its younger members that there’s no grey area when it comes to the temptations o...
13:32, 08/16/2019

No thanks, we're not for sale, aghast Greenland tells Trump Danish politicians dismiss US president’s apparent interest in island as ‘hopefully a joke’Donald Trump may have expressed an interest in acquiring Greenland for the US, but Denmark thinks the idea is frankly insane and Greenlanders have pointed out ...
13:32, 08/16/2019

How Portland's liberal utopia became the center of a rightwing war in the US Saturday will see the latest in a long line of far-right gatherings that has plagued the city over the last few years as groups including the Proud Boys descend on the areaDuring the Obama years, Portland was widely seen as a redoubt of crunchy, prog...
13:32, 08/16/2019

Of course millennials are saying ‘I don’t’ to wedding invites. We’re completely broke | Daisy Buchanan The average cost of attending a UK wedding is £391. On our budgets, that can seem as attainable as a fortnight in MauritiusI adore being a wedding guest. In fairness, I realise we’re not allowed to admit otherwise. If you don’t toe the party line, yo...
13:32, 08/16/2019

Packing Christmas cards knocked the pseudo-intellectual snob out of me | Marc Burrows A factory job taught me not to sneer at my Leicestershire village – and even made me proud of where I came fromI finished my A-levels in July of 1999, the summer of the eclipse, the Matrix and, legally, the start of my adult life. The one thing these...
13:32, 08/16/2019

Congo Ebola outbreak spreads to new province as epidemic continues to spiral One woman dead after two cases are confirmed in South Kivu’s Lwindi district, near DRC’s border with RwandaThe year-long Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo has spread to a new province, with two cases – one of them fatal – confirm...
13:32, 08/16/2019

Nora Quoirin’s family seek answers over girl’s death in Malaysia Relatives thank rescue workers but say they are struggling to understand eventsThe family of Nora Quoirin have said they hope to have “more answers to our many questions” about the death of their 15-year-old daughter in the Malaysian jungle.In their ...
13:32, 08/16/2019

Cathay Pacific boss quits after Hong Kong protests hit share price Rupert Hogg resigns as China pressures airline to stand down staff who support ralliesThe head of Cathay Pacific has quit after protests in Hong Kong led to a plunge in the airline’s share price and it came under pressure from Chinese authorities to ...
13:32, 08/16/2019

Dozens of People in Multiple States Have Lung Disease Linked to Vaping, and No One Knows Why The number of people afflicted and hospitalized with serious lung disease connected to vaping continues to grow. This week, multiple states reported similar cases, and the toll of confirmed and possible victims has climbed into the dozens. Right now,...
13:32, 08/16/2019

YouTube Combats Copyright Trolls With Content ID Policy Changes YouTube’s copyright protection system is kind of a mess. YouTube places much of the burden on content creators to dispute copyright claims, while rights holders can slap strikes or even seize revenue generated by videos after filing a claim, often be...
13:32, 08/16/2019

U.S. Rep. Tlaib rejects West Bank visit, citing Israel's 'oppressive conditions' U.S. congresswoman Rashida Tlaib on Friday rejected an offer by Israel to let her travel to the West Bank, the latest twist in a dispute drawing Donald Trump and Benjamin Netanyahu together against U.S. Democrats ahead of elections in both countries....
14:00, 08/16/2019

Americans are more in debt than ever and experts say 'money disorders' may be to blame "Money disorder" is an umbrella term for reoccurring issues people have with money. They involve issues like compulsive buying, money hoarding and pathological gambling....
14:00, 08/16/2019

This Shadowy Two-Seat Roadster Will Be McLaren's Lightest Car Yet McLaren is busy building a portfolio of models to meet every customer’s needs, from the super rich to the ultra rich. From the subtle opulence of the McLaren GT to the brutal speed of the McLaren 720S Spider, the British automaker has something for e...
14:00, 08/16/2019

Tesla Needs To Step Up Its Service Game, Especially In Germany Tesla needs to step up its service game in Germany, India is leading the charge on battery-swapping, and BMW’s new CEO wants to beat Mercedes. All that and more for The Morning Shift for Friday, August 16, 2019....
14:00, 08/16/2019

Cheap Mrs. Maisel Gas Made Los Angeles Traffic Even Worse Los Angeles traffic is so terrible there is no punchline here; the sentence is just fact. And very often, there is not any discernible reason for sitting motionless on the 101 for an hour, just too many people trying to get from point A to point B si...
14:00, 08/16/2019

Jaguar XJ Production of the Jaguar flagship sedan ended in early July after 51 years. But the XJ is scheduled to return as a Tesla Model S-fighting battery electric sedan in 2021 on the new MLA platform....
14:00, 08/16/2019

Triumphant rise, spectacular fall: General Electric's 127-year journey from cutting-edge American icon to possible fraud case Wikimedia Commons General Electric used to be a byword for American innovation until a few years ago. Its 127-year history was marked by revolutionary technologies, immense profit, and now, alleged fraud. Here's a look back at GE, a manufacturing co...
14:00, 08/16/2019

Watch Air Force Thunderbirds perform a spectacular High Bomb Burst Cross — as you've never seen it before US Air Force photo/Bill Evans The US Air Force Thunderbirds, the Air Force's Flight Demonstration Team, perform a maneuver called the High Bomb Burst Cross, in which four F-16s cross ove each other at high speed and close proximity. One Thunderbird...
14:00, 08/16/2019

THE HEALTHCARE PAYMENTS REPORT: The strategies payments leaders are using to take advantage of the $3.7 trillion opportunity in US healthcare This is a preview of THE HEALTHCARE PAYMENTS REPORT from Business Insider Intelligence. Business Insider Intelligence offers even more healthcare coverage with Digital Health Pro. Subscribe today to receive industry-changing digital health news and a...
14:00, 08/16/2019

Streaming-only Xbox console rumors squashed by Microsoft Contrary to rumors, Microsoft is not working on a streaming-only Xbox console. In an interview with Gamespot, Microsoft’s executive VP of Gaming Phil Spencer set the record straight: the company isn’t working on a streaming-only Xbox co...
14:32, 08/16/2019

This new smartphone OS lives in the cloud The makers of the Puffin browser have applied their cloud expertise to a new operating system that it claims will outperform Android on low-end hardware, but its fee structure could be a deal-breaker for the next billion....
14:32, 08/16/2019

| Zimbabwe police beat protesters defying 'rogue' government Riot police in Zimbabwe on Friday fired teargas and beat demonstrators who defied a protest ban, as the opposition accused President Emmerson Mnangagwa's government of surpassing Robert Mugabe's regime in brutality....
14:32, 08/16/2019

Exclusive trailer: 'A Lifetime of Sundays' through the eyes of four NFL female owners The documentary produced by Jane Goodell sheds light on the women who played an integral part in the history of the NFL.        ...
14:32, 08/16/2019

Jones highlights need for England warm-ups after McConnochie injury • Bath wing ‘pulled up a bit sore’ in training• McConnochie is only uncapped player in Eddie Jones’s squadFor the second successive week England’s chosen starting XV are proving a movable feast. Eddie Jones was forced to make four eve-of-game changes...
14:32, 08/16/2019

Ariana Grande secretly paid for Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom's meal: 'Such a boss move' Perry described how she and her actor husband, dining with his eight-year-old son Flynn, saw Grande at a restaurant.        ...
15:00, 08/16/2019

Aretha Franklin's rare pancreatic disease inspires new research funding One year after the singer's death, the Boston foundation that supports neuroendocrine tumor research has established the Aretha Franklin Fund.        ...
15:00, 08/16/2019

Why Are These Democrats Too Good for the Senate? Several high-profile Democrats would rather hold on to their low-polling presidential campaigns instead of running for the Senate. Has it lost its appeal?...
15:00, 08/16/2019

Tlaib Renounces Trip to West Bank Under Israel’s Conditions Israel said Ms. Tlaib could visit her grandmother in the West Bank if she agreed not to “promote boycotts.” Ms. Tlaib initially agreed then canceled....
15:00, 08/16/2019

Nora Quoirin latest: Villa window mechanism 'broken and it could have been opened from outside' says ex-policeman A former police officer advising Nora Quoirin's family said the window mechanism of their holiday villa in Malaysia was broken and it "could have been opened from outside."...
15:00, 08/16/2019

Death risk higher for Chinese-American elders when children don't respect them Older Chinese-Americans have a high expectation of respect from their children. But when the children don't meet this standard of respect, their elderly parents face a higher risk of death...
15:32, 08/16/2019

Electric brain stimulation may help people with severe mental illness For people with mental illness, focusing attention over long periods of time, distinguishing between two different things and processing information can be a challenge...
15:32, 08/16/2019

Dalit Man Commits Suicide A Month After Son Was Beaten To Death In Alwar The father of a Dalit man who was allegedly beaten to death last month after his motorcycle hit a woman in Rajasthan's Alwar district has committed suicide, the police said on Friday....
15:32, 08/16/2019

India celebrates control over key territory as China backs Pakistan at United Nations India’s nationalist leader celebrated his country’s Independence Day by touting his consolidation of control over territory also claimed by Pakistan as diplomats prepare for a rare United Nations meeting on the controversy....
16:00, 08/16/2019

Hero Russian pilot bestowed nation's highest medal for 'miracle' cornfield landing: 'It feels odd and I'm shy' Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday awarded the nation's highest medal, the Hero of Russia, to the pilot who managed to smoothly land his disabled passenger plane in a cornfield after a flock of birds hit both engines and knocked them out....
16:00, 08/16/2019

Skydiver survives 5,000-foot fall in Quebec after parachute malfunctions An experienced skydiver in Quebec reportedly survived a fall of more than 5,000 feet last Saturday when her main parachute and reserve both malfunctioned....
16:00, 08/16/2019

AbbVie prices new rheumatoid arthritis drug at $59,000 a year AbbVie Inc has priced its new rheumatoid arthritis treatment at $59,000 a year after gaining U.S. approval on Friday, a big boost for the drugmaker struggling with rising competition for Humira, its blockbuster therapy for the same condition....
16:00, 08/16/2019

Roche cancer treatment priced at $17,050 a month, lower than rival Vitrakvi Roche Holding AG has priced its personalized cancer treatment, Rozlytrek, at about $17,050 per month, nearly half of the monthly price of a rival drug from Bayer AG and Eli Lilly and Co that was approved last year....
16:00, 08/16/2019

Customs and Border Protection outage snarls traffic into US Travelers entering the U.S. are experiencing delays because of a technology outage affecting Customs and Border Protection stations at several major airports. CBP said Friday that it was experiencing a temporary outage with its processing systems and...
16:00, 08/16/2019

Two injured in crash at northwest side intersection TUCSON – Two people were transported to the hospital after they were injured in a northwest side vehicle collision Friday afternoon. According to Northwest Fire District, the crash occurred at the intersection of Ina Road and Camino de la Tierr...
16:00, 08/16/2019

FICO cancels 2019 Sahuarita Pecan Festival, blames tariffs TUCSON – Farmers Investment Co. announced Friday that it was canceling the 2019 Sahuarita Pecan Festival. According to a news release, they are canceling the festival “due to global economic conditions, particularly those affecting the pecan ma...
16:00, 08/16/2019

Where to get ‘Hadestown’ star André De Shields’ fab threads André De Shields, the Tony-winning star of “Hadestown,” is no stranger to hell: He’s been living in Hell’s Kitchen since 1983. Back then, the 73-year-old says, it was a frightening place. “Even people native to New York City wouldn’t come west of Eig...
16:00, 08/16/2019

Epstein’s death was a suicide by hanging: medical examiner Epstein, who was charged with sexually abusing numerous underage girls over several years, had been placed on suicide watch last month after he was found on his cell floor on July 23 with bruising on his neck....
16:00, 08/16/2019

Puerto Rico’s capital is ready to welcome visitors again Like all members of the Greater Antilles squad these days, Puerto Rico has suffered a few hiccups: a crippled economy, a post-hurricane mop-up still in progress and riots in the streets over allegations of high-level government corruption and ex-Gov....
16:00, 08/16/2019

Woman flees America to live in a cheap Mexican beach town Janet Blaser left Santa Cruz, Calif., for Mazatlán, Mexico, where she lives comfortably on less than $1,000/month. “I can’t imagine living in the US again," she says....
16:00, 08/16/2019

Residents complained of rats, mice in Kushner-owned buildings before Trump, Cummings feud President Donald Trump sparked criticism when he tweeted that the Baltimore-area district of Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Maryland, was "a disgusting, rat and rodent infested mess."...
16:32, 08/16/2019

Oculus Quest keeps improving in important but screenshot-defying ways Trying to explain what makes VR special is like talking about TV through a radio, and recent improvements are defying screenshots and easy description.Read More...
16:32, 08/16/2019

The DeanBeat: The gray areas of video game violence and addiction The game industry has focused on countering renewed claims that violent games cause violence, but they should be worried about the gray areas.Read More...
16:32, 08/16/2019

Tetris 99’s weekend event is a Fire Emblem: Three Houses crossover Tetris 99 is getting a Fire Emblem crossover event next weekend to promote Nintendo's tactical role-playing adventure. I hope I can date the long piece.Read More...
16:32, 08/16/2019

Salvini’s Standoff at Sea Highlights Italy’s War on Rescue Ships The interior minister, who may bring down the government and force new elections, finds another opportunity to score political points over migration....
17:00, 08/16/2019

Japanese chef Nobu originally refused Robert De Niro's New York restaurant offer Nobu had been nervous about partnerships after losing money in restaurants in Peru and Alaska, but his first venture with De Niro in New York opened in Tribeca in 1994 and had much success. The pair went on to found Nobu Hospitality together....
17:00, 08/16/2019

UPDATE 2-Trump intervention triggered EPA's surprise biofuel waiver decision -sources A phone call from U.S. President Donald Trump last week ended a nearly two-month-long review of the nation's biofuels program, three sources familiar with the matter said, with the White House siding in favor of oil refiners over corn growers....
17:00, 08/16/2019

Palo Alto executive VP of worldwide sales steps down Palo Alto Networks Inc said on Friday its executive vice president of worldwide sales, Dave Peranich, is stepping down after three years in the cyber security company....
17:00, 08/16/2019

Tyson Foods slaughterhouse fire ignites U.S. beef prices Margins for U.S. beef processors climbed to a record high on Friday as the closure of a Tyson Foods Inc slaughterhouse due to a damaging fire last week fueled concerns about a shortage of hamburger meat and steaks....
17:00, 08/16/2019

Murray to play in Winston-Salem, skip U.S. Open Scotsman Andy Murray accepted a wild-card invitation to next week's Winston-Salem Open to continue his singles comeback, but he has decided to skip the U.S. Open....
17:00, 08/16/2019

Daughters of Philly mayor, NJ city councilwoman arrested after late-night street brawl: police The daughters of Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney and a New Jersey city councilwoman were arrested earlier this week after brawling on a bar-lined street at the Jersey Shore, police said....
17:32, 08/16/2019

Evidence found of Babylonian conquest of Jerusalem Archaeologists excavating on Mount Zion in Jerusalem have uncovered evidence of the Babylonian conquest of the city, appearing to confirm a Biblical account of its destruction....
17:32, 08/16/2019

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar slams Quentin Tarantino’s 'somewhat racist' depiction of Bruce Lee Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is the latest celebrity to weigh in on Bruce Lee's controversial depiction in Quentin Tarantino’s "Once Upon A Time in Hollywood."        ...
17:32, 08/16/2019

A Teen Pretends to Be Trans, and Some Viewers Object to the Deception The indie film “Adam” centers on the 17-year-old title character passing as transgender to win the affection of a lesbian. Is the boy problematic? Or is the whole film vexing?...
17:32, 08/16/2019

NASA Marshall to Lead Artemis Program’s Human Lunar Lander Development NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine was joined Friday by U.S. Representatives Mo Brooks and Robert Aderholt of Alabama and Scott DesJarlais of Tennessee at the agency’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, to announce the center’s new ...
17:32, 08/16/2019

Fiji PM accuses Scott Morrison of ‘insulting’ and alienating Pacific leaders Exclusive: Frank Bainimarama says Australian leader is pushing nations towards ChinaScott Morrison has been accused of causing an extraordinary rift between Australia and Pacific countries by the prime minister of Fiji, who said the Australian prime ...
18:00, 08/16/2019

TV's Top Leading Man 2019: Vote in the Sweet 16 Oh boy, ladies and gentlemen. This one's gonna be tough. There are some serious face offs happening in today's round of TV's Top Leading Man, including one Shadowhunters......
18:00, 08/16/2019

The Band Perry's Kimberly Perry Says She's Ready to Find Love Again After Divorce Kimberly Perry is ready for a second chance at love. More than a month after The Band Perry released a personal single about infidelity titled "The Good Life," one member says she......
18:00, 08/16/2019

Shameless' Ian and Mickey Are Finding a Prison Relationship "Challenging" in Season 10 Ian and Mickey aren't just back on Shameless, they're back together...but it's not quite all sunshine and rainbows. The couple reunited in prison in the middle of season nine,......
18:00, 08/16/2019

Gasquet sets up Cincinnati Masters semi-final with Goffin "Frenchman Richard Gasquet continued his comeback from groin surgery by defeating 11th seeded Spaniard Roberto Bautista Agut 7-6(2) 3-6 6-2 in the quarter-finals of the Cincinnati Masters on Friday."...
18:00, 08/16/2019

Cloud Saves On PS4 Have A Weird Limit Cloud saves are great. They keep your save data safe, providing backups for everything you’ve ever accomplished in a PS4 game. They also makes it easy to stop playing on one PS4 and pick up right where you left off on another. But PS4 cloud saves hav...
18:00, 08/16/2019

6 facts that make Greenland great Amid reports that Trump may be interested in buying Greenland, here are a few facts you may not know about the island that is not very green at all.       ...
18:00, 08/16/2019

Child found dead inside vehicle parked at New Jersey train station lot PATCO police are investigating the death of a child found inside a vehicle at a Hi-Speedline train station in Lindenwold, New Jersey.        ...
18:00, 08/16/2019

Dog saved one day before euthanasia to become senior living center 'house dog' “To think that this dog who never had anyone care for her, now has a community of folks looking after her is nothing short of amazing."        ...
18:00, 08/16/2019

Lewandowski double rescues draw for Bayern in season opener "Bayern Munich\u0027s Robert Lewandowski scored twice to save the champions\u0027 blushes as they had to come from behind to rescue a 2-2 draw against Hertha Berlin in the Bundesliga season opener on Friday."...
18:00, 08/16/2019

Trump suggests 'setup' after Tlaib rejects Israel's invite: 'Israel acted appropriately!' President Trump suggested that Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., may have tried to set up the Israeli government after she backed away from her stated intention to visit her grandmother in the Middle East nation....
18:00, 08/16/2019

30 Very Good Sci-Fi Dogs Now that all the hype surrounding Captain Marvel’s top scene-stealer, Goose the cat (or “cat,” if you will), has died down a little, it’s high time we shifted our adoring attentions over to the dogs of science fiction. The genre has produced many, ma...
18:00, 08/16/2019

Everything We're Excited for at This Year's Disney Mega Convention, the D23 Expo In the last few years, one thing has become abundantly clear in the world of entertainment. That world belongs to Disney and we’re just living in it. That becomes even more prevalent next weekend when the D23 Expo returns to Anaheim, California. Coul...
18:00, 08/16/2019

Trump says he is having dinner Friday with Apple CEO Cook U.S. President Donald Trump said he was having dinner on Friday with Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook of Apple Inc, a company the president has criticized for not manufacturing more of its products in the United States....
18:00, 08/16/2019

New York financial regulator approves Bakkt trust license Bakkt Trust Co LLC has been granted a license to operate as a limited liability trust company, the New York State Department of Financial Services said on Friday....
18:00, 08/16/2019

Dallas rap rivalry leads to shooting death of 9-year-old girl A hothead rapper steamed over a rival’s diss track opened fire on the wrong Dallas apartment, killing a 9-year-old girl instead of his intended target, police said. Tyrese Simmons, 19, surrendered to cops late Thursday for the shooting death of...
18:32, 08/16/2019

Corey Lewandowski’s potential New Hampshire Senate run is a very Trumpian move Trump's former campaign manager is the latest, and brashest, politician to ignore all the rules of political decency and seriously consider running for office anyway....
18:32, 08/16/2019

NYPD seeks man with shopping cart after 3 devices found in Manhattan spark scare Authorities are looking to question a tall, thin white man seen pushing a shopping cart near the Fulton Street subway station, where two rice cookers were found Friday morning....
19:00, 08/16/2019

Animal Rebellion activists to blockade UK's biggest meat market London’s Smithfield Market part of next wave of Extinction Rebellion climate protestsThousands of animal rights and environment activists are planning to blockade Smithfield Market – the largest wholesale meat market in the UK – in the next wave of E...
19:32, 08/16/2019

Building set on fire in protest against China's CNPC in Peru A building in a northern Peruvian town was set on fire on Friday in a protest against China National Petroleum Corp that devolved into clashes between police and demonstrators who want the company to make pledges to help the local community, an indus...
19:32, 08/16/2019

U.S.'s North Korea envoy to visit Japan, South Korea next week The U.S. special envoy for North Korea will travel to Japan and South Korea next week to coordinate efforts to secure the denuclearization of North Korea, the State Department said on Friday....
19:32, 08/16/2019

Where's Cristina? Argentina's fiery ex-president stands back as left scents victory When opposition presidential candidate Alberto Fernandez addressed a crowd of supporters after his landslide victory in Argentina's primary election, there was one notable absence from the stage: former president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner....
19:32, 08/16/2019

France calls for immediate end to fighting in Syrian city of Idlib France called on Friday for an immediate end to fighting in the Syrian city of Idlib, and the French foreign ministry added that it condemned in particular air strikes on refugee camps....
19:32, 08/16/2019

Schools, telephone lines to reopen in Kashmir after lockdown Authorities began restoring some telephone lines in Indian Kashmir on Friday night, the top state official said, as heavy security prevented some protests in the region's main city of Srinagar from getting out of control....
19:32, 08/16/2019

Can a yeast infection cause bleeding? A yeast infection can cause a small amount of bleeding, as well as genital soreness and other symptoms. Antifungal medications can help. Learn more here....
19:32, 08/16/2019

What is the G-spot, and where is it? Some women report experiencing intense sexual pleasure from the stimulation of an area in the vagina called the G-spot. Others may think they do not have one. Learn more about its location and current research here....
19:32, 08/16/2019

Do electronic devices affect our ability to grasp complex ideas? Researchers have found a link between the constant use of electronic devices and lower activity in brain areas key to processing complex information....
19:32, 08/16/2019

Student Loan Watchdog Job Given to an Industry Executive The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s new student loan ombudsman is a former compliance official at a loan servicer that government auditors have criticized....
19:32, 08/16/2019

$1 Million Penalty Brings Record Nursing Home Default Near an End The financial failure of the Rosewood Care Centers underscored gaps in the oversight of a program that insures $20 billion in mortgages to more than 2,300 nursing homes....
19:32, 08/16/2019

Umpire Who Clashed With Serena Williams Won’t Work Her Matches Carlos Ramos, who issued penalties against Williams during last year’s U.S. Open final, will not be assigned to her matches, or her sister’s, this year....
21:00, 08/16/2019

Two women sue Jeffrey Epstein's estate for $100 million over alleged sex abuse Two women who said they were recruited 15 years ago to provide massages to Jeffrey Epstein, only to be later sexually molested by him at his Manhattan mansion, have filed a $100 million lawsuit against the financier's estate....
21:32, 08/16/2019

Computers coming back online after Customs outage at U.S. airports U.S. Customs and Border Protection said its computers were coming back online and travelers were being processed after a nationwide computer outage earlier on Friday at U.S. airports....
21:32, 08/16/2019

With '19 Outback selling well, Subaru takes its time launching '20 model Subaru's production switch to the redesigned 2020 Outback crossover comes at a time when the outgoing model is still carrying the brand's volume. So why hurry to ramp up the new one?...
21:32, 08/16/2019

McLaren to expand lineup with 2-seat roadster McLaren Automotive is going with an open-air design with its next Ultimate Series model. And with carbon fiber construction, McLaren says the roadster, due in 2020, will be the lightest car it has ever produced....
21:32, 08/16/2019

Canadians sour on Trudeau, less popular than Trump Canada’s prime minister, Justin Trudeau, once celebrated as the start of a worldwide youth leadership movement, has lost his luster and is now suffering the same level of poor approval ratings that plagued President Trump in his first two years....
22:00, 08/16/2019

Aston Martin: uncertain fate awaits James Bond’s favourite carmaker With share prices at record low, luxury carmaker faces struggle to realise ambitious ‘second century plan’The Aston Martin Lagonda chief executive, Andy Palmer, clearly had his eye on his place in automotive history when he launched a grandiose “seco...
22:32, 08/16/2019

Texas father’s body found in lake after 3-year-old daughter says, ‘Daddy went swimming’: police Authorities in Texas on Friday recovered a man’s body from a lake after an unaccompanied 3-year-old girl, who was found sleeping alone on a boat, said her “daddy went swimming.”...
22:32, 08/16/2019

Mets look overmatched by lowly Royals in series-opening dud KANSAS CITY, Mo. — They couldn’t save a few hits from the previous game? Such is baseball’s fickle nature that the Mets could total a season-high 23 hits against the Braves one night and then appear overmatched at the plate by the hapless Royals the ...
22:32, 08/16/2019

Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s plane bounced, veered off runway in crash ELIZABETHTON, Tenn. — Investigators say the plane carrying NASCAR great Dale Earnhardt Jr. and his family bounced, veered off the runway and ended up on a highway during a crash landing. Elizabethton Police Chief Jason Shaw said at a news conference ...
22:32, 08/16/2019

U.S. Auto Sector Outlook Is Softening, Says Analyst John Kemp U.S. motor manufacturing has been a rare bright spot amid a worldwide slowdown in the auto sector and a cooling in the rest of U.S. industry, but there are signs U.S. automakers could now be running......
23:00, 08/16/2019

Pep v Poch: Spurs manager jokingly suggests one-on-one competition with Guardiola – video Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino jokingly suggested a one-on-one football competition between him and Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola to determine who is better at football.The Argentinian manager also said that he believes Guardio...
23:00, 08/16/2019

Hollywood remembers 'sweet-hearted' Peter Fonda If his friends, family and co-workers are to be believed, actor and director Peter Fonda, best known for his role in 1969's "Easy Rider," was easy to adore....
23:32, 08/16/2019

Empty Rice Cookers Create Bomb Scare In New York New York went on alert for two hours Friday during the morning rush hour because of three suspicious objects that turned out to be empty rice cookers....
23:32, 08/16/2019

Buddy Fletcher and Ellen Pao’s marriage ending with mudslinging and acrimony Buddy Fletcher is so broke he can’t afford his divorce from Ellen Pao, The Post has learned. The former high-flying hedge fund manager — who once rubbed elbows with Lauren Bacall and Roberta Flack — has no lawyer and is representing himself in a divo...
23:32, 08/16/2019

"Pretty insane" McLaren scale added rookie Formula 1 pressure – Norris Lando Norris says the scale of McLaren's Formula 1 operation is "pretty insane" and added pressure to his rookie season, particularly in the early stages...
23:32, 08/16/2019

|Trump’soilsanctionsleaveRussianexporters$1bnricher US President Donald Trump’s sanctions against Iran and Venezuela have inadvertently increased demand for a Russian brand of crude oil, boosting revenues for the nation’s exporters....
00:00, 08/17/2019

US: Two sentenced to prison for foiled terrorist plot on Muslims The defendants showed remorse as the judge declared them a "threat to everyone in our democratic society." The two men planned to use homemade explosives in a terrorist plot on a Muslim community in upstate New York....
00:00, 08/17/2019

Romesh Ranganathan: I’d love to take on my kids at Fortnite. But I have no idea how it works Mastering Fortnite would make me the coolest dad, but I can’t even work out the controlsThe game Fortnite has just started its 10th season, and my children have become impossible to understand. They say things like: “There’s been a drop near the eye ...
00:00, 08/17/2019

A letter to… my father, whose activism inspired my own ‘You weren’t always the greatest dad, but you were a first-class human being’: the letter you always wanted to writeYou weren’t always the greatest dad. You left us – my sister and me – when we were small. To your credit, you stuck around in England ...
00:00, 08/17/2019

Lawmakers Accuse State Dept. of Defying Federal Law by Missing Deadlines for Yemen Reports The State Department is refusing to submit reports mandated by Congress detailing efforts by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates to alleviate the humanitarian crisis in Yemen....
00:00, 08/17/2019

GoAir Flight Makes U-Turn To Delhi. Crew Didn't Have Navigation Charts Budget carrier GoAir's Delhi-Bangkok flight made a mid-air turn back to the capital as the aircraft operating the service was not equipped with mandatory navigational charts, the airline said on......
00:00, 08/17/2019

Lincoln's spies: Elizabeth Van Lew, southern sexism and the winning of a secret war A new history tells the story of four Union agents. One tale, little known, is as compelling as any Hollywood epicDouglas Waller had a confession to make. “I’m a little intimidated here,” he told an audience that included archivists and historians at...
00:32, 08/17/2019

Notre Dame: European heat wave caused stones to dislodge from cathedral's ceiling Stones fell from Notre Dame's ceiling after Europe's heat wave caused the mortar holding them in place to dry out, France's Culture Ministry said.        ...
00:32, 08/17/2019

Ken Niumatalolo and his Mids help award his son — a walk-on at Utah — a scholarship The Navy coach and his team assist the Utes in surprising his son, Ali'i, with a scholarship after the Broadneck High alum spent his first two seasons at Utah as a walk-on....
00:32, 08/17/2019

Bugatti is making only 10 of these $9 million supercars Bugatti unveiled its latest limited-edition model at a classic car show in California Friday. The Bugatti Centodieci will cost $9 million and only 10 will be made....
00:32, 08/17/2019

He bet his career on 'Who Wants to Be a Millionaire.' He won big That August 16, 1999 fell on a Monday is of little significance except in the world of television, which quite unexpectedly experienced a revolutionary moment that night....
00:32, 08/17/2019

| How a red dot symbolised Kashmiri resistance against India's move The famous red dot that marks the story of Indian-administered Kashmir on social media came much before India scrapped the Muslim-majority region of its special status....
00:32, 08/17/2019

Regulators Approve Bitcoin Venture Backed by NYSE Owner New York state regulators approved a key license for Bakkt, a venture designed to make it easier for consumers to store bitcoins and pay for purchases in the cryptocurrency....
01:00, 08/17/2019

Deforestation in Brazil, vote in Argentina endanger EU-Mercosur pact Brazil's backsliding on Amazon conservation under right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro and a likely Peronist return to power in Argentina could delay or even derail ratification of an EU-Mercosur trade agreement that took two decades to negotiate....
01:00, 08/17/2019

Creepy 'zombie snail' flashes green and orange, freaks out hiker A hiker going up the hills in Taiwan’s Changhua County earlier this month spotted a bizarre-looking snail that was flashing orange and green after its body was hijacked by a parasite....
01:00, 08/17/2019

Yankees' Aaron Boone thinks 'there would be a lot of benefit' to a surrender rule in MLB After using a position player to close out a blowout loss, the Yankees' Aaron Boone was asked about giving managers the ability to surrender games.       ...
01:00, 08/17/2019

Patriots' Josh Gordon being reinstated by NFL on a conditional basis Patriots wide receiver Josh Gordon was suspended on Dec. 20 for violating league's substance-abuse policy. He can attend meetings, starting Sunday.       ...
01:00, 08/17/2019

Chargers Pro Bowl safety Derwin James out with stress fracture in foot, return unclear Derwin James, who was a Pro Bowl and all-pro selection as a rookie, is expected to be out for some time for the Los Angeles Chargers.       ...
01:00, 08/17/2019

Brooklyn Nets sale nearly complete, will be worth about $2.35 billion Canadian Joe Tsai will buy the controlling shares from Russian Mikhail Prokhorov, completing a deal worth about $2.35 billion for the NBA team.       ...
01:00, 08/17/2019

Manning and Jones throw TDs to lead Giants over Bears Eli Manning and heir apparent Daniel Jones threw first-half touchdown passes against Chicago backups and the New York Giants had an easy night in posting a 32-13 preseason victory over the Bears on Friday night       ...
01:00, 08/17/2019

Scorched Portugal Turns to the Goat as a Low-Cost Firefighter Portugal is using goats to clear the underbrush that fuels wildfires in hard to reach places and abandoned lands. If only it can find shepherds to tend them....
01:00, 08/17/2019

Aston Martin sports car from 'Goldfinger' sells for $6.4M A silver 1965 Aston Martin DB5, an exact replica of the star vehicle Sean Connery drove in the iconic James Bond film "Goldfinger," has been sold at auction in California for more than $6 million....
01:32, 08/17/2019

U.S. markets, Treasury bonds surge after record losses this week Significant market signals this week that warned of a possible recession rebounded from historic lows on Wall Street Friday, as did the sagging major U.S. indices....
01:32, 08/17/2019

With another ninth-inning nightmare, Cubs' road woes could be their undoing Two straight devastating walk-off losses in Philly and Pittsburgh make it clear: If the Cubs can't find a way to win away from Wrigley, they won't find their way into October....
01:32, 08/17/2019

Liverpool goalie Adrian may miss next English Premier League match after pitch-invader incident Liverpool goalkeeper Adrian, fresh off a European Super Cup victory over Chelsea, may miss the club’s second English Premier League match of the season because of a bizarre injury suffered this week....
01:32, 08/17/2019

Kazakh advocate of Muslim rights in China set free in plea bargain A Kazakh rights activist who campaigned against the detention of ethnic Uighurs and other Muslims in special camps in China has pleaded guilty to a hate speech charge in exchange for securing his freedom, his lawyer said on Saturday....
02:00, 08/17/2019

Daphne Zuniga plays ‘Nurse Ratched on steroids’ in V.C. Andrews adaptation Daphne Zuniga recently talked to UPI about finally working with her fellow 1990s icon Jason Priestley, aging up with makeup, directing her own projects and the enduring appeal of "Spaceballs."...
02:00, 08/17/2019

Damn near everyone is queer in the Borderlands franchise and I’m here for it A playable main character from the upcoming hybrid RPG/shooter Borderlands 3, The Beastmaster FL4K, will be a robot that identifies as non-binary and uses they/them pronouns. This may be the closest we’ve come to getting a playable, canonically trans...
02:00, 08/17/2019

Doping: Seven more Russian weightlifters banned Another seven Russian weightlifters have been provisionally suspended for doping violations, joining five compatriots already banned from the sport earlier this week....
02:32, 08/17/2019

Crowds Pack Hong Kong Streets for Another Weekend of Protests A peaceful rally led by teachers began a weekend of planned protests, days after demonstrators and the police were both criticized for escalating violence....
03:00, 08/17/2019

General Electric shares plunge after report alleges it’s a ‘bigger fraud than Enron’ A whistleblower who warned regulators about Bernie Madoff released a report alleging that General Electric is short on cash and hiding $38 billion in losses....
03:00, 08/17/2019

How to configure WMI filters for Group Policy to better manage your Windows clients Using the Windows Management Infrastructure framework, Windows admins can create filters that apply GPOs in creative ways to provide more granularity over system management in Active Directory....
03:00, 08/17/2019

Race is on to fill huge fantasy void left by ‘Game of Thrones’ The post-“Game of Thrones” TV boom is here. The sun has hardly set on the fantasy behemoth — which ended in May with a record-breaking 19.3 million viewers and 32 Emmy nods — but other networks are already jockeying to replace HBO’s huge hit with the...
03:00, 08/17/2019

Hey, Siri, how about some shortcuts to help save me some time. Siri says, 'Sure' Siri Shortcuts, now an iPhone and iPad app, will be built into the upcoming iOS 13 operating system. The feature can figure a tip and give directions.       ...
03:32, 08/17/2019

Joseph Kennedy III eyeing primary challenge Dem Senator Joseph Kennedy III, a Democratic congressman from Massachusetts, is eyeing a primary challenge to Sen. Edward Markey, a report said Friday. Kennedy, the 38-year-old grandson of Robert F. Kennedy, told a Democratic official this week that he is consid...
03:32, 08/17/2019

Work Advice: New job means having to make new work friends Usually, finding “our people” at work takes weeks and months of daily proximity and small talk, borrowing staplers and awkwardly sipping sodas at work-sponsored social events....
03:32, 08/17/2019

Who Needs Starbucks? It's Really Easy to Make Nitro Cold Brew At Home. Starbucks serves nitro cold brew now, which means that the creamy, foamy, and texturally rich coffee that was once only available at the fanciest of local coffee shops is now officially mainstream. And while it might seem like a treat that can only b...
03:32, 08/17/2019

How to Buy a Country President Trump has indicated interest in purchasing Greenland—and although Greenland’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs stated via Twitter that they were “open for business, not for sale,” it’s worth asking: how do you buy a country, anyway?...
03:32, 08/17/2019

CC Sabathia’s first pitching coach not surprised by veteran’s success When CC Sabathia delivers his Hall of Fame speech, one face in the crowd will be that of the man who was Sabathia’s pitching coach when he was a 17-year-old minor leaguer in the Indians’ system. “I plan on being in Cooperstown that day,’’ Cleveland p...
05:00, 08/17/2019

Mets certainly aren’t the Yankees in one crucial category KANSAS CITY, Mo. — From the moment the Mets’ lineup was posted, this looked like trouble. This is why the Mets’ ride will be a roller-coaster the rest of the way. They have not shown the ability to take care of business when they must take care of bu...
05:00, 08/17/2019

How we live together: the mother, daughter and best friend ‘I came to stay with Madeleine and Tabby for six weeks before going to study. We had such a nice time, they invited me back’Hattie Cansino, 30Madeleine’s been my best friend for years. I came to stay with her and her daughter Tabby for six weeks in J...
05:32, 08/17/2019

Ashes 2019: England v Australia second Test, day four – live Updates from the fourth day of play at Lord’sJofra Archer quickly becomes England’s go-to bowlerAny thoughts? Email or tweet @collinsadam 1.06pm BST 65th over: Australia 155-5 (Smith 53, Paine 22) Stokes does have a short leg in for this final over b...
05:32, 08/17/2019

All Blacks deliver Bledisloe pain with 36-point whitewash of Wallabies Stark reversal of fortunes on home soil delivers Cup to holdersAustralians left to pick up pieces ahead of World CupNew Zealand secured the 2019 Bledisloe Cup with a resounding 36-0 victory against Australia at Eden Park to dent any hopes of a Wallab...
05:32, 08/17/2019

Bledisloe Cup 2019: All Blacks 36-0 Wallabies Eden Park decider – as it happened New Zealand 36-0 AustraliaAll Blacks retain Bledisloe Cup for 17th consecutive year 12.33pm BST Related: All Blacks deliver Bledisloe pain with 36-point whitewash of Wallabies 10.53am BST If you’re just waking up in the Northern Hemisphere, be afra...
05:32, 08/17/2019

Delta flight's 8-hour delay frays passengers' nerves; police called to break up fight Port Authority police officers at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City reportedly had to intervene after a fight broke out on a Delta flight that was delayed around eight hours Thursday....
06:00, 08/17/2019

Maher slams far-left Dems for backing anti-Israel BDS movement: A 'bulls--- purity test' "Real Time" host Bill Maher spent part of Friday's show slamming the anti-Israel Boycott, Divest, and Sanction (BDS) movement, calling it a "bulls--- purity test."...
06:00, 08/17/2019

North Korea’s Kim Jong Un approves of recent weapons tests The launches were North Korea's sixth round of tests since late July that experts say would expand its ability to strike targets throughout South Korea, including U.S. bases there....
06:00, 08/17/2019

Giolito Ks 11, McCann hits slam as White Sox top Angels 7-2 Lucas Giolito struck out 11 over six innings, James McCann hit his second grand slam in three games and the Chicago White Sox beat the Los Angeles Angels 7-2       ...
06:00, 08/17/2019

Visiting a Berlin elementary school where German isn't always spoken Kids in Germany are trickling back to school as a debate heats up about holding back those with poor German. DW's Kate Brady visited a Berlin classroom to see the struggles and successes of German-language learners....
06:00, 08/17/2019

The Democrats Still Don't Understand the South The Intercept put out a piece on Thursday detailing Sen. Chuck Schumer’s so-far lackluster recruiting efforts for the Senate elections in 2020. Tucked into it is an anecdote about North Carolina which goes a long way towards explaining why the Democr...
06:32, 08/17/2019

Rashida Tlaib Says She Won't Travel to Israel After All if She Has to Suppress Her Political Views Rep. Rashida Tlaib announced on Friday that, despite receiving permission from the Israeli government to travel to the occupied West Bank to visit her grandmother, she will not make the journey because it was predicated on her promise that she would ...
06:32, 08/17/2019

Greenland to Trump: Thanks for Your Interest! Unfortunately You Definitely Can't Buy Us Greenland: seems nice! It’s a land of many glaciers (which are melting) and copious natural resources (which can be exploited to melt the glaciers faster). It’s also very pretty! One thing it’s not: for sale....
06:32, 08/17/2019

Hundreds mourn El Paso victim Margie Reckard after partner's appeal Antonio Basco ‘felt like he was by himself’, pastor saysFacebook appeal draws strangers to ceremonyWhen Jordan Ballard read that one of the victims of the El Paso massacre had few relatives and the public was invited to her funeral, the Los Angeles r...
06:32, 08/17/2019

'Friends, you're going to love Greenland. I was there on 9/11' | Lawrence Douglas and Nancy Pick Manhattan? I’d’ve got Staten Island too for half the guilders. Louisiana? Bum deal. But Alaska? I’m giving that back to RussiaWASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump tweeted today he had purchased Greenland from the Kingdom of Denmark for $15bn plus...
06:32, 08/17/2019

Shaun Ryder: ‘I’m a really good dad, this time around anyway’ The Happy Mondays singer discusses UFOs, coming off drugs, children, Bez and losing his hairThere was a period of my life where it felt like everyone was worried about my health. I’m doing great these days. That said, I just had a hip operation and a...
06:32, 08/17/2019

The nuclear arms race is back … and ever more dangerous now Donald Trump has increased spending on America’s arsenal while ripping up cold war treaties. Russia and China are following suitImagine the uproar if the entire populations of York, Portsmouth or Swindon were suddenly exposed to three times the permi...
06:32, 08/17/2019

LEADING OFF: Dodgers-Braves, Giant debut, Houston hits skid LEADING OFF: Dodgers-Braves, Giant debut, Houston hits a skid, Harper's homers, Mad Max on the mound, Tatis likely done for season       ...
07:00, 08/17/2019

China's Central Bank Reforms Rates to Boost Cheap Funding for Businesses The People’s Bank of China unveiled a long-awaited reform to its interest-rate mechanism, a move aimed at reducing financing costs for businesses struggling with a cooling economy....
07:00, 08/17/2019

Windows 10 preview refines search and adds GPU temps reading to Task Manager Windows 10 has been graced with a new preview build for the update due to land in the first half of 2020, and this is the first release which has introduced a lot of changes, albeit none of them are major new features.The highlights for build 18963 (...
07:32, 08/17/2019

The Apple Watch Series 5 launch date may not be far off We haven't heard much in the way of leaks and rumors about the Apple Watch Series 5, but the next generation of Apple's wearable is still in the pipeline, according to respected analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.According to Kuo, the fifth Apple Watch i...
07:32, 08/17/2019

Motorola One Action Lets You Capture Wide-Angle Landscape Videos Vertically Motorola One Action price in the European market is set at EUR 259 (roughly Rs. 20,400), while its India price is expected to be announced on August 23....
07:32, 08/17/2019

Trump threatens to designate Antifa a terrorist organization ahead of expected Portland clashes President Trump said “major consideration” is being given by his administration to designating the far-left Antifa movement a terrorist organization, as the city of Portland, Ore., prepares for dueling protests between right-wing demonstrators and An...
09:00, 08/17/2019

Trump weighs in as Portland awaits protests from far-right rally, far-left antifa forces Trump commented on the possible confrontation by tweeting that the city is "being watched very closely" and that he hopes the mayor will "do his job."        ...
09:00, 08/17/2019

15 best spots for spotting the northern lights The northern lights — or the aurora borealis — are one of the most incredible natural phenomena in the world. Here are the 15 best places to see them.       ...
09:32, 08/17/2019

Aurora borealis: 15 must-see spots for checking out the northern lights GoBankingRates.com guides skygazers to the best spots to watch the northern lights in Alaska, Canada, Iceland, Greenland, Scotland and Scandinavia.       ...
09:32, 08/17/2019

Hitting the Books: How big tech might monopolize AI Welcome to Hitting the Books. With less than one in five Americans reading just for fun these days, we've done the hard work for you by scouring the internet for the most interesting, thought provoking books on science and technology we can find...
09:32, 08/17/2019

Satoshi Nakaboto: ‘A day of consolidation in Bitcoin’ Our robot colleague Satoshi Nakaboto writes about Bitcoin every fucking day. Welcome to another edition of Bitcoin Today, where I, Satoshi Nakaboto, tell you what’s been going on with Bitcoin in the past 24 hours. As Marie Curie used to say: Talk to ...
09:32, 08/17/2019

Celta Vigo vs Real Madrid LIVE: La Liga 2019-20 live stream, commentary, TV, lineups, score prediction Real Madrid kick off their 2019-20 LaLiga campaign at Celta Vigo this afternoon, with Zinedine Zidane already feeling the pressure back at the Bernabeu....
10:32, 08/17/2019

Report: Huawei Could Get 90 More Days to Buy American Parts to Fill Pre-Blacklist Orders Though U.S. trade sanctions are still in effect, Huawei Technologies will have an additional 90 days to buy from American companies so it can wrap up work with existing customers, according to a Reuters report. Read more......
11:00, 08/17/2019

|UKcourtopenswayfor$9bnclaimagainstNigeria A British judge on Friday gave the green light for a tiny private firm to seize more than $9 billion in assets from the Nigerian government over a failed natural gas deal....
12:16, 08/17/2019

Kourtney Kardashian shares unedited bikini snap with fans: 'I love my stripes' Kourtney Kardashian says she “loves her stripes,” this after fans applauded the mother of three for not editing a picture of herself in a revealing bikini....
12:16, 08/17/2019

Julianne Moore 'loved' working with her daughter and husband on new movie Julianne Moore is accustomed to working with her husband, director Bart Freundlich, on set, but it was a real family affair when their daughter joined them for their latest collaboration....
12:16, 08/17/2019

We’re now polluting the moon with near indestructible little creatures An Israeli spacecraft called Beresheet almost made it to the moon in April. It took a selfie with the lunar surface in the background, but then lost contact with Earth and presumably crashed onto the lunar surface. Now it’s been revealed that the mis...
12:16, 08/17/2019

Work Or Will Tell People "Dhulai Karo": Nitin Gadkari To Officials Coming down on red-tapism, Union minister Nitin Gadkari said on Saturday that he warned some officials earlier in the day that if a certain issue was not resolved, he would tell people "dhulai karo"......
12:48, 08/17/2019

"May Get Justice Now": Pehlu Khan's Family Praises Fresh Probe Order Cattle trader Pehlu Khan's family was shattered by a recent decision of an Alwar court to acquit all the six men accused of killing him in 2017, but the Rajasthan government's move to constitute a......
12:48, 08/17/2019

Tordoff on pole, front-driven cars excel in BTCC qualifying at Thruxton Sam Tordoff scored pole position for the second time at Thruxton this season, edging Jason Plato in a British Touring Car Championship qualifying shootout dominated by front-wheel-drive competition...
12:48, 08/17/2019

WRC's Neuville dominates on TCR Germany circuit racing debut Hyundai's World Rally Championship title contender Thierry Neuville took a hat-trick of pole, fastest lap and victory on his circuit racing debut in TCR Germany at the Nurburgring...
12:48, 08/17/2019

New York woman finds dead body in bed of truck after grocery trip: police A normal trip to the grocery store turned into a nightmare for one New Yorker after she returned to her vehicle only to find a dead body in the bed of her truck.  ...
12:48, 08/17/2019

'You can still sense the love': Baby boomers revel at Woodstock 50 years on Baby boomers dressed in tie-dye, rolling wheelchairs and chasing a memory of peace and love flocked to Bethel, New York, for the weekend to mark the 50th anniversary of Woodstock, the music festival that defined 1960s counterculture....
12:48, 08/17/2019

AI can read your emotions. Should it? Advertisers, tech giants and border forces are using face tracking software to monitor our moods – whether we like it or notIt is early July, almost 30C outside, but Mihkel Jäätma is thinking about Christmas. In a co-working space in Soho, the 39-yea...
12:48, 08/17/2019

Jeffrey Epstein tried to leverage his wealth to survive in jail: report The convicted pedophile reportedly deposited money in at least three other inmates' commissary accounts in an attempt to ingratiate himself and possibly buy protection from the hardened criminals in the Special Housing Unit at the Metropolitan Correc...
12:48, 08/17/2019

Facebook allegedly pressured therapists to leak confidential employee info: report Facebook is under fire from moderators who say the company pressured counselors to break confidentiality agreements by leaking discussions with employees. “This pressuring of a licensed counselor to divulge confidential information is at best a...
12:48, 08/17/2019

Welsh town to install futuristic bathroom stalls to deter sex romps Toilets are the latest contraceptive in this Welsh town. The seaside enclave of Porthcrawl plans to install futuristic bathroom fixtures to stop sex in public restrooms, The Guardian reported. People doing the dirty inside stalls will be soaked with ...
12:48, 08/17/2019

Hong Kong protests turn chaotic but avoid violence Protests turned chaotic Saturday but ultimately ended without violence, as Hong Kong's long summer of discontent continued to simmer for an 11th straight weekend....
13:16, 08/17/2019

North Korea's leader inspects test-firing of new weapon North Korean leader Kim Jung Un inspected the country's sixth missile test of a new weapon in less than a month, Korean Central New Agency reported Saturday....
13:16, 08/17/2019

Mexico is busing asylum-seeking migrants to southern border MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Mexican government says it is busing migrants who have applied for asylum in the United States to southern Mexico. About 30,000 migrants have been sent back to northern Mexican border cities to await U.S. asylum hearings under ...
13:16, 08/17/2019

Nogales commercial truck inspection facility proposal NOGALES, Ariz. – A new commercial truck inspection facility has been proposed for the Mariposa Port of entry in Nogales. The General Services Administration (GSA), is behind this plan which would be used by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Admi...
13:16, 08/17/2019

UA President Robert Robbins talks school safety before fall semester begins TUCSON- Earlier this week, the University of Arizona spent hours Wednesday night preparing for an active shooter situation on campus during a drill. On Friday, News 4 Tucson spoke with UA President Robert Robbins about what more he thinks could be do...
13:16, 08/17/2019

Judge dismisses lawsuit to keep ‘sanctuary city’ petition off ballot TUCSON – The lawsuit that was filed against the City of Tucson in an attempt to keep the “sanctuary city” initiative off the November ballot was dismissed by a judge Friday, according to court documents. Back on July 12, the Pima Co...
13:16, 08/17/2019

27 unaccompanied minors will be allowed to get off a migrant ship in Italy after far-right Salvini loosens his ban The 27 unaccompanied minors on board the Open Arms, a humanitarian ship carrying 147 rescued migrants, will be allowed to disembark in Italy, after a bitter standoff between Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte and Interior Minister Matteo Salvini....
13:16, 08/17/2019

Welsh town to install anti-sex toilets that spray users with water A Welsh seaside town plans to install public toilets with measures to prevent people having sex inside, including a squealing alarm, the doors shooting open, and a chilly spray of water....
13:16, 08/17/2019

'May God ruin Trump', Tlaib's grandmother says Sitting under an olive tree in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, Muftia Tlaib scoffs at the attention she has recently received from the president of the United States....
13:48, 08/17/2019

Civilian death toll mounts as Syrian offensive widens Air strikes have killed more than two dozen civilians in northwestern Syria in the last two days in an escalation of a Russian-backed offensive against the last major rebel stronghold, a war monitor and local activists said on Saturday....
13:48, 08/17/2019

Italy says six EU states will take in Open Arms migrants Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Thursday that six EU countries had agreed to take in some 150 migrants from a rescue ship that Italy had blocked from docking, resolving the latest standoff over immigration to Europe across the Mediterra...
13:48, 08/17/2019

Man is in custody for questioning in NYC bomb scare Larry Griffin, a man who has a criminal past, is in custody Saturday for questioning about three rice cookers that sparked a bomb scare in New York City....
13:48, 08/17/2019

Early Cherries strikes doom Villa "Joshua King and Harry Wilson both netted in the opening 12 minutes to put Bournemouth in control at Villa Park, with Douglas Luiz\u0027s second-half strike not enough to salvage a point for Aston Villa."...
14:16, 08/17/2019

Dortmund crush Augsburg to set title marker in season opener "Title contenders Borussia Dortmund crushed Augsburg 5-1 in their Bundesliga opener on Saturday, with two goals from Paco Alcacer, to lay down an emphatic marker after champions Bayern Munich slipped up in their season premiere a day earlier."...
14:16, 08/17/2019

Jean-Luc Brunel: three former models say they were sexually assaulted by Jeffrey Epstein friend Special investigation: As attention turns to associates of the deceased billionaire sex offender, the French model scout is back in the headlinesOn a hot Friday evening in France last month, Jean-Luc Brunel was revelling in his natural habitat: a lav...
14:16, 08/17/2019

Labour and Tory MPs plot ‘radical’ law to thwart no-deal Brexit Those who feel any bid to topple Boris Johnson will fail are focusing on measures to stop the UK crashing outSenior Labour and Conservative MPs leading the battle to stop a no-deal Brexit are focusing on passing a “radical” new law to block it, after...
14:16, 08/17/2019

Trump suspends CNN analyst's credentials in another shot at the press The move stems from a July altercation with Breitbart reporter Sebastian Gorka, and echoes actions against CNN’s Jim AcostaThe Trump administration has fired another shot in its war with the US press, suspending the credentials of Brian Karem, White ...
14:16, 08/17/2019

America is close to ‘deal’ with Taliban, hints Trump With a president eager to bring US troops home, many question what Afghan ‘peace’ would look likeDonald Trump has met his peace envoy to Afghanistan and top security advisers to discuss progress in the latest round of talks with the Taliban, fuelling...
14:16, 08/17/2019

Passionate, tender, heartbreaking … letters reveal Leonard Bernstein’s 10-year secret affair The West Side Story composer met and fell in love with a young Japanese fan on tour and their romance lasted until his deathOne was among the most brilliant composers and conductors of the 20th century, a sexagenarian who brought the world one of the...
14:16, 08/17/2019

George RR Martin: the end of Game of Thrones on TV was a liberation Fantasy author says future volumes in the saga will not be influenced by the controversial ending of the HBO seriesThe ending of Game of Thrones produced a storm of criticism from devoted fans, with many attacking it as a disappointing end to a final...
14:16, 08/17/2019

Owen Jones attacked outside London pub Guardian columnist claims attack was ‘premeditated assault’The Guardian columnist and activist Owen Jones has been physically assaulted in London while celebrating his 34th birthday with friends.In an attack he said was “a blatant premeditated assaul...
14:16, 08/17/2019

Peter Fonda obituary Film actor best remembered as an emblematic hippy rebel in Easy Rider and a dignified beekeeper in Ulee’s GoldThe reputation of Peter Fonda as an actor could never match that of his father, Henry, or his older sister, Jane. Even taken on its own term...
14:16, 08/17/2019

Easy Rider to Ulee's Gold: Peter Fonda's most memorable roles – video obituary A look back at the most memorable roles of actor Peter Fonda, who died aged 79 on Friday. Fonda was a well-known figure of the 1960s counterculture movement and earned an Oscar nomination for co-writing the classic 1969 road movie Easy Rider. In 1997...
14:16, 08/17/2019

Crystal Palace boss Roy Hodgson hails Luka Milivojevic deal but admits summer transfer disappointment Roy Hodgson has hailed captain Luka Milivojevic as Crystal Palace's signing of the summer, but admitted frustrations at a failure to land key targets....
14:48, 08/17/2019

New chancellor Javid may consider changes to stamp duty Sajid Javid may consider switching the stamp duty burden from buyers on to sellers as he considers a shake-up of taxes ahead of his first budget as chancellor....
15:16, 08/17/2019

Stephen Miller Wanted to Block Undocumented Children from Public Schools Just when you thought Trump senior adviser and psychopath Stephen Miller couldn’t be any more diabolical, a new report says that he wanted to find a way for the Trump administration to block undocumented children from studying in public schools....
15:16, 08/17/2019

CVS Might Make It Even More Difficult to Get Birth Control On August 15, a prescription birth control delivery service called Pill Club alleged that CVS is lowballing mail-order drug companies to the point where Pill Club and others may have to stop serving patients with CVS Caremark pharmacy benefits....
15:16, 08/17/2019

Rashida Tlaib’s Grandmother Speaks for Us All It wasn’t enough for Donald Trump to call his friend in Israel, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, and urge him to block two sitting U.S. congresswomen from visiting that country. Always the narcissistic bully, Trump also felt compelled to pile on mo...
15:16, 08/17/2019

Shell Workers Had to Attend Trump Speech to Get Paid When Donald Trump stood before a crowd of workers earlier this week at a Royal Dutch Shell petrochemical plant in western Pennsylvania, and rambled on about how much he likes large trucks, the workers weren’t necessarily Trump fans. They had to be th...
15:16, 08/17/2019

Today's Tech IPOs Offer Lower Growth for Top Dollar Investors who buy into today’s high-profile initial public offerings are getting a raw deal. Recent tech IPOs tend to be less profitable, slower-growing and more aggressively priced than their predecessors....
15:16, 08/17/2019

Frugal Friends and How to Find Them Friendship has always called for some maintenance costs. But in a world where birthday parties for milestones might cost hundreds of dollars and pre-wedding festivities often come with a price tag, those hoping to stay frugal can have a hard time....
15:16, 08/17/2019

Creepy dolls mysteriously appear in Missouri county Residents in a Missouri county are getting creeped out over a series of life-sized dolls that have mysteriously started appearing without reason in the area....
15:16, 08/17/2019

| Pirates crash out of MTN 8 at first hurdle Wayde Jooste scored late as Highlands Park stunned Orlando Pirates 1-0 at the Orlando Stadium to dump the Soweto giants out of the MTN 8 competition....
15:48, 08/17/2019

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus unboxing and first 48 hours With the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus finally in hand, I was able to do an unboxing, offer details about what's included, and tell you how the phone performs.Update: Okay, my Samsung Galaxy Note 10 are well into day two, so I'm updating the ...
16:16, 08/17/2019

Stunning photos show best street art in London through the years From bold political statements to touching tributes, stunning photos taken in London within the last decade show that street art is thriving across the capital....
16:16, 08/17/2019

New Attack exploiting serious Bluetooth weakness can intercept sensitive data Enlarge Researchers have demonstrated a serious weakness in the Bluetooth wireless standard that could allow hackers to intercept keystrokes, address books, and other sensitive data sent from billions of devices. Dubbed Key Negotiation of Bluetoot...
16:48, 08/17/2019

US Man Found Playing Pokemon Go On 8 Phones Inside Parked Car On Highway A man, who apparently wanted to "catch them all", was found by US authorities in a parked car on the side of the highway, playing online game Pokemon Go on eight smartphones....
16:48, 08/17/2019

9 Killed In Ukraine Hotel Fire Nine people were killed in a hotel fire in Ukraine's port city of Odessa on Saturday, leading authorities to launch a country-wide inspection of safety regulations in holiday resorts and hotels....
16:48, 08/17/2019

7 Killed As Ferry Catches Fire In Indonesia Seven people, including two children, were killed and four others missing after a ferry carrying dozens of passengers caught fire off Indonesia's Sulawesi island early Saturday, police said....
16:48, 08/17/2019

UK faces food, fuel and drugs shortages in no-deal Brexit: Times, citing official documents Britain will face shortages of fuel, food and medicine if it leaves the European Union without a transition deal, jamming ports and requiring a hard border in Ireland, official government documents leaked to the Sunday Times show....
17:16, 08/17/2019

Silent 'free election' vigils held across Moscow amid protest ban After authorities rebuffed their rally plans, Russian activists stood in solitary silence at some of the city's monuments. Previous protests have sparked police action that saw 3,000 people arrested....
17:16, 08/17/2019

Italy's Salvini allows unaccompanied minors off migrant ship After more than two weeks, Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini has allowed 27 minors to disembark a migrant rescue vessel. Others on board have not been authorized to leave the boat....
17:16, 08/17/2019

Wildlife conference mulls loosening restrictions on ivory trade Nations are set to discuss more than 50 proposals regarding the protection of endangered species. Topics on the table include loosening restrictions on ivory trade and regulating mammoth ivory....
17:16, 08/17/2019

Ahead of Portland far-right protest, Trump says ‘antifa’ could be named terror group As a large far-right rally is underway in Portland, Oregon, U.S. President Donald Trump has spoken out against so-called anti-fascist counter-protesters....
17:48, 08/17/2019

Guerrero Jr leaves Jays game in second inning Hot-hitting rookie Vladimir Guerrero Jr. left the Toronto Blue Jays game after two innings with left-knee discomfort against the Seattle Mariners on Saturday afternoon....
17:48, 08/17/2019

How an evicted author turned his life around with one bestseller About two years ago, Adrian McKinty was done as a writer. The Irish author had published several detective novels set in Belfast. They were well-reviewed; some even won prestigious literary awards. But none of the moderate success had translated into...
17:48, 08/17/2019

Cutting the cord could get costlier with CBS and Viacom Latest media marriage could follow past history: removing popular shows and asking you to pay more to see them, a la Friends and Netflix       ...
18:16, 08/17/2019

How to spot a ‘white rainbow’ White rainbows, aka fog bows, are similar to colorful rainbows except for one minor thing that makes a big impact on its appearance.       ...
18:16, 08/17/2019

Buying Greenland isn't a good idea — it's a great idea The reaction to President Trump's sudden interest in buying Greenland from Denmark has been mostly one of derision. And Denmark, which owns the territory, appears to oppose any sale....
19:16, 08/17/2019

Mexico City assesses damage after violent feminist protest Workers have thrown up a wooden wall around Mexico City’s iconic Angel of Independence monument after feminists defaced it with graffiti during a raucous and violent protest over a string of alleged rapes by police...
19:48, 08/17/2019

CBS Sports reporter Amanda Balionis reveals emotional struggles and how she's coping CBS Sports golf and football reporter Amanda Balionis said she has seen a therapist and several doctors as she tries to cope with father's 2018 death.        ...
20:16, 08/17/2019

Doug Barron leads suspended Dick's Sporting Goods Open Monday qualifier Doug Barron had a one-stroke lead in the Dick's Sporting Goods Open when lightning forced the suspension of play late in the second round        ...
20:16, 08/17/2019

Molinari cards 6 under for two-shot lead of Czech Masters Edoardo Molinari shot his second straight 6-under 66 to take a two-shot lead after two rounds of the Czech Masters        ...
20:16, 08/17/2019

Country star Drake White recovering in hospital after almost collapsing on stage: reports Country music singer Drake White is recovering in a Virginia hospital after collapsing on stage at a show Friday night, according to reports.        ...
21:32, 08/17/2019

NASCAR Cowards Dropped Slayer As A Race Car Sponsor Because Of "Reactionary Concerns" The legendary thrash metal band Slayer announced on Friday that they had been dropped as the primary sponsor of the No. 54 racecar that J.J. Yeley was set to drive at Bristol Motor Speedway on Saturday. In a statement given to Billboard, the band cit...
21:32, 08/17/2019

Bill Walton Learned How To Enjoy Baseball In Real Time On the 50th anniversary of Woodstock, former NBA superstar Bill Walton made his way into the broadcast booth of NBC Sports Chicago to be the color commentator for a White Sox-Angels game. Walton was his usual self whenever he spoke, taking quantum le...
21:32, 08/17/2019

New Orleans TV anchor Nancy Parker dies in plane crash while reporting a story (NBC NEWS) — An award-winning local TV news anchor in New Orleans died in a plane crash while working on a story about a stunt pilot. Nancy Parker, 53, was killed along with the pilot, Franklin J.P. Augustus, on Friday when the plane crashed in...
22:32, 08/17/2019

Roller coaster malfunction causes cars to collide; multiple kids taken to hospital Five people were taken to the hospital Friday night after malfunctioning roller coaster failed to stop in Ocean City, Maryland.       ...
23:00, 08/17/2019

Florida golden doodle’s neon makeover causes injuries, infection A Florida woman who brought her golden doodle to a groomer was horrified when the dog inexplicably came back with neon pink ears and Day-Glo green eyebrows. Graziella Puleo of Lake Worth in Palm Beach County took Lola, her golden retriever-poodle mix...
23:32, 08/17/2019

Dick Cheney to headline high-dollar fundraiser for Donald Trump Former vice president Dick Cheney is set to headline a high-dollar fundraiser for President Donald Trump’s 2020 campaign and the Republican Party on Monday. Cheney, who served two terms as George W. Bush’s veep, has reportedly been critical of Trump’...
23:32, 08/17/2019

Pep Guardiola says VAR decisions could do with ‘a little more consistency’ • Manager rues lack of predictability in judgments by officials• Mauricio Pochettino admits: ‘They were better than us’Pep Guardiola has seen last-minute Manchester City winners chalked off against Tottenham before, and said Gabriel Jesus’s disallowe...
23:32, 08/17/2019

Manchester City 2-2 Tottenham Hotspur: Premier League – as it happened VAR denied City in injury time, just as it did in the Champions League last season. 8.05pm BST Daniel Taylor was at the Etihad. Here’s his take on a dramatic match that bordered on the surreal. Enjoy his report, and thanks for reading this one. Night...
23:32, 08/17/2019

U.S. issues warrant to seize Iran oil tanker 'Grace 1' after Gibraltar judge orders its release The U.S. Justice Department issued a warrant to seize an Iran oil tanker detained in Gibraltar, a day after a judge ordered the release of 'Grace 1.'        ...
00:00, 08/18/2019

Was Makhunik an Ancient Iranian Lilliput? In August 2005, a tiny mummified body was found in the ancient Persian village of Makhunik in what is now Iran. The discovery caused an international sensation when researchers reported that the remains belonged to an adolescent dwarf and that excava...
00:00, 08/18/2019

History repeats itself as McIlroy gets another police escort Seven years after Rory McIlroy was given a police escort to make his tee time for the Ryder Cup, history repeated itself when the Northern Irishman received the same treatment for the third round of the BMW Championship in suburban Chicago....
01:00, 08/18/2019

Report: No charges for RB Elliott in Vegas incident Authorities in Las Vegas have decided not to bring charges against Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott over a May 19 incident, according to TMZ Sports....
01:00, 08/18/2019

He spends half his $1300 monthly salary on rent. This is why he's fighting for a fairer Hong Kong Originally sparked by opposition to a now-suspended extradition bill, the unrest has expanded to include a range of demands tapping into longstanding frustrations over stalled political reform and economic injustice in Hong Kong....
01:32, 08/18/2019

White nationalists are perverting environmentalism to smear migrants Right-wing figures blame environmental destruction on immigration and overpopulation. The political mainstream needs to confront this threat before it’s too late, says Graham Lawton...
01:32, 08/18/2019

Thousands of Hong Kongers brave rain to join anti-government rally Thousands of protesters, most clad in black, gathered under a downpour for an anti-government rally at a Hong Kong park on Sunday, in the eleventh week of what have been often violent demonstrations in the Asian financial hub....
02:00, 08/18/2019

No Two Countries Understand Each Other So Well As India And Bhutan: PM No two countries in the world understand each other so well or share so much as India and Bhutan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday as he emphasised that New Delhi and Thimphu are such......
02:32, 08/18/2019

"India, Bhutan Expanding Satellite Cooperation," Says PM Modi: Live Updates Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed parliamentarians and students at the Royal University of Bhutan in Thimphu this morning and spoke on the bond between India and Bhutan....
02:32, 08/18/2019

Ladakh Leaders Urge Centre For Tribal-Area Status To Protect Land, Identity Prominent leaders of Ladakh have made an appeal to the Centre to declare the region a tribal area under the Sixth Schedule of the Constitution, saying the biggest concern for its people is to protect......
02:32, 08/18/2019

Dugout Antics Lead to Another Brett Gardner Ejection Gardner, Aaron Boone and C.C. Sabathia were all ejected in the bottom of the sixth inning amid disputes with the umpires in a victory over the Cleveland Indians....
02:32, 08/18/2019

Opinion: Jay-Z deserves the benefit of the doubt as he joins forces with the NFL Hip-hop mogul Jay-Z deserves some time to show what he can accomplish on the league's social-justice front in his Roc Nation partnership with the NFL.       ...
02:32, 08/18/2019

Eagles signing Josh McCown, 40-year-old veteran quarterback, after injuries to backups With injuries to their backup QBs, the Eagles are adding QB Josh McCown, 40, who played when Philly coach Doug Pederson was still an NFL quarterback.       ...
02:32, 08/18/2019

Panthers’ Eric Reid on talk Jay-Z could be part owner of NFL team: 'Despicable' Panthers safety Eric Reid slammed Jay-Z over talk that the rap mogul could become part owner of an NFL team and for Roc Nation's league partnership.       ...
02:32, 08/18/2019

Pats' Stidham impresses again; Texans' Watson throws TD pass Jarrett Stidham threw a 23-yard TD pass with 4:12 left, rallying the Pats to a 22-17 victory over the Titans. Deshaun Watson was sharp in his preseason debut, directing a 75-yard drive capped by a 4-yard TD pass to DeAndre Hopkins to lift Houston. &...
02:32, 08/18/2019

Best of UFC 241 The best photos from UFC 241 in Anaheim, California, which is highlighted by the Nate Diaz-Anthony Pettis and Daniel Cormier-Stipe Miocic bouts.       ...
02:32, 08/18/2019

Mexico City assesses monument damage after anti-rape march Workers have thrown up a wooden wall around Mexico City’s iconic Angel of Independence monument after feminists defaced it with graffiti during a raucous and violent protest over a string of alleged rapes by police...
03:00, 08/18/2019

Corsica’s cape of good campsites With cliffs and crags, views and sandy beaches, Cap Corse, which juts out from the top of the island, offers a perfect mobile home stay‘It’s like being in a car advert!” The corniche road along the western side of Cap Corse, the spiny promontory poin...
03:32, 08/18/2019

‘Our people are dying’: Australia’s climate confrontation in the Pacific Leaders at this week’s Pacific Islands Forum couldn’t disguise their anger over Canberra’s climate crisis ‘red lines’It was always going to be a showdown on the climate crisis.As leaders from the Pacific gathered in Tuvalu for their annual Pacific Is...
03:32, 08/18/2019