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Top 10 houseguests in fiction | Jessica Francis Kane

Visits are great engines for storytelling – and from Jane Austen to Ali Smith, here are some of the bestTwo of the most vivid images I carry with me from my childhood reading concern the arrival of a guest. The first is from Carmi...

Top 10 houseguests in fiction | Jessica Francis Kane

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The 11 Best Fiction Books of 2019 So Far For the characters in many of the best novels and short-story collections of the year so far, the search to understand oneself is fraught. Teenagers facing the turbulence of first love wrestle with their places in the world as they mature into adults...
11:00, 05/23/2019

Top 10 teenage friendships in fiction | From Great Expectations’s Pip and Estella to My Brilliant Friend’s Elena and Lina, these volatile years have inspired many brilliant novelsNo wonder adolescent years are such fertile ground for novelists. It is one of those times when change is accel...
08:16, 05/29/2019

Why Ian McEwan doesn’t see his latest novel as being science fiction What would the 1980s have been like if Alan Turing had lived? Ian McEwan talks about his exploration of a speculative past for AI in his novel Machines Like Me...
10:00, 04/28/2019

Fiction: Two Novels for and About Lost Millennial Women The directionless heroines of Jen Beagin’s “Vacuum in the Dark” and Halle Butler’s “The New Me” follow in the footsteps of Ottessa Moshfegh and Catherine Lacey....
10:32, 04/28/2019

Fiction: Love, Sex and Robots Collide in a New Ian McEwan Novel “Machines Like Me” asks if synthetic humans could spark enlightenment or ease pain — and whether it’s a good idea to invent stuff that could eat your lunch....
11:32, 05/01/2019

New French Fiction: With an Emphasis on Food, Film and Frolics Savor English translations of Maylis de Kerangal’s “The Cook,” Olivier Bourdeaut’s “Waiting for Bojangles” and Yannick Haenel’s “Hold Fast Your Crown.”...
14:48, 05/21/2019

Lunacy: how science fiction is powering the new moon rush Fifty years after the first moon landings, a new generation of space travellers, from Xi Jinping’s taikonauts to Jeff Bezos, are racing to colonise our nearest neighbour. Is reality catching up with sci-fi?The moon is rising again above the horizon o...
08:16, 05/18/2019

Tarantino is back in Cannes, 25 years after ‘Pulp Fiction’ CANNES, France (AP) — Twenty-five years after premiering “Pulp Fiction” in Cannes, Quentin Tarantino is set to bring his latest, “Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood” to the French Riviera festival Tuesday. Tarantino’s...
05:00, 05/21/2019

Fiction: Here Come the Brides: A Free-Spirited Fictional Wedding Leah Hager Cohen’s novel “Strangers and Cousins” uses a vibrant, anarchic family wedding to explore the way change can be both celebrated and feared....
15:48, 05/17/2019

The Shortlist: New French Fiction: With an Emphasis on Food, Film and Frolics Savor English translations of Maylis de Kerangal’s “The Cook,” Olivier Bourdeaut’s “Waiting for Bojangles” and Yannick Haenel’s “Hold Fast Your Crown.”...
22:16, 05/21/2019

Fiction: A Heroine Checks In to the Psychiatric Ward, and Takes Notes The depressed protagonist of Binnie Kirshenbaum’s novel “Rabbits for Food” has trouble connecting with others, but she is alert to the sanity of the insane....
10:48, 05/13/2019

Olivier Assayas tries his hand at the neurotic highbrow gabfest with Non-Fiction The original French title of Olivier Assayas’ self-conscious lit-world comedy Non-Fiction translates as Double Lives; it could be read as a reference to the characters’ mutual infidelities or the pretensions of personal fiction, both hinting at some ...
03:16, 05/02/2019

Life on Mars? Sorry Brian Cox, that’s still science fiction | Philip Ball The utopian vision of humans colonising the red planet to solve our energy and population crises is a misguided fantasyWho said this? “I’ve been having to say everywhere I go that there is no planet B, there is no escape hatch, there is no second Ear...
07:32, 05/26/2019

Patsy May Be Fiction, But Its Story of a Black Woman Immigrant Is Searingly True Patsy, the stunning second novel by Nicole Dennis-Benn, chronicles the often hidden sacrifices that black immigrant women make in pursuit of the ever elusive American Dream. As in her first novel, the acclaimed Here Comes the Sun, Dennis-Benn crafts ...
14:16, 05/21/2019

Quentin Tarantino says Once Upon A Time In Hollywood is "the closest thing I’ve done to Pulp Fiction” Lucky audiences in France have spent the day making us jealous with their takes on Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon A Time In Hollywood, which just saw its world premiere at the Cannes Film Festival. Our own dispatch is coming soon, but, in the meantime...
19:00, 05/21/2019

Fiction: A Kenyan Woman Probes Ancient Links Between Africa and Asia The heroine of Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor’s novel “The Dragonfly Sea” embarks on a journey to China that will lead her back to her homeland, and a devotion to Sufism....
11:48, 05/09/2019

Fiction: A TV Comic Invites a Young Staffer to His Country House. Then Something Funny Doesn’t Happen. In Erin Somers’s debut, “Stay Up With Hugo Best,” a 60-something retired late-night host invites his 29-year-old writers’ assistant to New England for a long weekend....
10:32, 04/28/2019

Here’s Pope Francis’ big change to the ‘Our Father’ Lead us not into mistranslation. Pope Francis officially approved a change to the most famous prayer in Christianity. It’s the prayer Jesus taught followers to pray and one of the few things that unites 2.2 billion Christians across the globe. ...
22:00, 06/05/2019

‘The People Are the Real Power’: Tayari Jones’ An American Marriage Wins the 2019 Women’s Prize for Fiction There is grace, and then, there is the kind of grace that unconditional, enduring love requires; the kind of love Tayari Jones’ Celestial and Roy are struggling to keep alive in her celebrated novel, An American Marriage....
18:32, 06/06/2019

Pope Francis compares having an abortion to hiring a ‘hit man’ Pope Francis denounced abortion as similar to mob-style murder. “Is it licit to throw away a life to resolve a problem?” he said at a Saturday conference in Vatican City. “Is it licit to hire a hit man to resolve a problem?” Francis added that aborti...
09:48, 05/25/2019

Francis Pouliot separates Bitcoin from blockchain At TNW2019, Francis Pouliot, CEO and co-founder of Bitcoin exchange BullBitcoin, gave a technical overview of the cryptocurrency’s network, focusing on how it works, and what it’s capable of. During his presentation, Pouliot rounded up Bitcoin’s core...
11:32, 05/10/2019

Pope Francis donates $500,000 to help migrants in Mexico Pope Francis has donated 500,000 dollars to help migrants in Mexico, offering assistance to local projects that provide food, lodging and basic necessities....
09:32, 04/28/2019

Kane set to face Liverpool in Madrid final "Tottenham Hotspur\u0027s Harry Kane has entered the final stages of recovery from an ankle injury and manager Mauricio Pochettino is optimistic the striker will be fit enough to play in the Champions League final in Madrid."...
02:00, 05/24/2019

NZ vs SL: Kane Williamson, New Zealand Player To Watch Out For Kane Williamson is considered to be among the top batsmen in the world today, always being compared to Virat Kohli and Joe Root. He will be key to New Zealands progress in the World Cup 2019....
03:48, 05/31/2019

Kane not a factor in Tottenham’s loss to Liverpool MADRID (AP) — Harry Kane’s return didn’t give Tottenham the spark it needed in the Champions League final. Kane was back in the squad for the first time since April when he was injured in the first leg of the quarterfinals, but the strike...
15:00, 06/01/2019

Kane says he is ‘ready to go’ for Champions League final LONDON (AP) — Tottenham striker Harry Kane says he is “ready to go” for the Champions League final after returning to full training. Kane’s fitness has been the subject of much attention after he sustained a “significant”...
11:00, 05/27/2019

| Kane 'ready to go' for Champions League final Tottenham Hotspur forward Harry Kane is adamant he's "ready to go" for Saturday's Champions League final against Liverpool in Madrid after returning to full training....
19:00, 05/27/2019

Pope Francis decrees new law to fight sex abuse, cover-up Pope Francis introduced a major change in Catholic law Thursday, requiring all priests and nuns worldwide to report incidents of sex abuse and attempts to cover them up....
14:48, 05/09/2019

Pope Francis urges unity on first Romania trip The pope called on Romanians to stand together and reject hate at the start of his first trip to the Orthodox majority country. Tensions persist over communist-era confiscations of Catholic properties....
17:32, 05/31/2019

Pope Francis intends to visit Iraq in 2020 In a Vatican audience, the pope reiterated his desire to visit Baghdad, despite security concerns. He also called out Western hypocrisy for claiming to promote peace while selling weapons abroad....
09:00, 06/10/2019

Pope Francis on delicate mission in Orthodox Bulgaria The pontiff is visiting Bulgaria, which could prove a touchy affair, as the country’s Orthodox Church is not on the best of terms with Rome. But he is popular with the people in both countries....
06:32, 05/04/2019

Pope Francis Denies He Knew of Abuse by McCarrick In an interview published by the Vatican’s news outlet, Francis directly denied any prior knowledge of sexual misconduct by the former archbishop of Washington, Theodore McCarrick....
16:32, 05/28/2019

Visit by Pope Francis Helps Put North Macedonia on the Map A first papal visit was a fresh sign of international recognition for the country, which recently settled a long and bitter naming dispute with Greece....
10:48, 05/07/2019

Unlikely heroes may miss final as Kane, Salah set to return Lucas Moura and Divock Origi have been the unlikely heroes for Tottenham and Liverpool in the Champions League this season, but they may miss out on Saturday's final because Harry Kane and Mohamed Salah are set to return after injuries  &#...
06:48, 05/31/2019

Kane could recover in time for Nations League finals "Tottenham Hotspur\u0027s England striker Harry Kane could be back from injury in time for the Nations League finals in June and will be doing everything possible to recover from his ankle problem, manager Mauricio Pochettino said on Friday."...
08:00, 05/16/2019

| Kane in England squad for Nations League finals Harry Kane was included in England's 23-man squad for the Nations League finals but Tottenham Hotspur team-mates Harry Winks and Kieran Trippier were both left out....
19:00, 05/27/2019

Harry Kane Hopes To Be Fit For Champions League Final Harry Kane has been sidelined since sustaining an ankle injury in a challenge on Manchester City's Fabian Delph in the quarter-final first leg on April 9....
17:48, 05/09/2019

Football Show: Spurs should NOT start Harry Kane "Ben Snowball and Michael Hincks deliver the first of three Football Show specials from Madrid ahead of the Champions League final between Liverpool and Tottenham."...
05:48, 06/01/2019

Pope Francis Says Abortion, Even of a Sick Fetus, Is Like Hiring a ‘Hitman’ Conservatives have called Francis unacceptably weak on the issue. But his comments on Saturday, when he called abortion “inhuman eugenics,” were explicit....
15:00, 05/25/2019

Pope Francis urges migrant-skeptic Bulgaria to welcome refugees Although Pope Francis wants the Balkan nation to open its hearts and homes to migrants, there is considerable opposition to refugees in Bulgaria. Ties with the Catholic Church are also not warm....
12:00, 05/05/2019

Pope Francis likens abortion to hiring 'hitman', says it's never acceptable Pope Francis on Saturday likened abortion to hiring a hitman and said the procedure can never be condoned, even if the unborn child is gravely sick or likely to die....
13:32, 05/25/2019

Pope Francis declares 'climate emergency' and urges action Addressing energy leaders, pope warns of ‘catastrophic’ effects of global heatingPope Francis has declared a global “climate emergency”, warning of the dangers of global heating and that a failure to act urgently to reduce greenhouse gases would be “...
12:16, 06/14/2019

Pope Francis Compares Abortion to Hiring a ‘Hitman’ and Says It Is Never Acceptable (VATICAN CITY) — Pope Francis said Saturday that abortion can never be condoned, even when the fetus is gravely sick or likely to die, and urged doctors and priests to support families to carry such pregnancies to term. Speaking to a Vatican-sp...
09:00, 05/25/2019

Pope Francis meets with Romanian president, religious leaders Pope Francis made his first visit to Romania on Friday, aiming to mend ties with the Orthodox Church, meet with Romanian leaders and visit medieval sites....
07:32, 05/31/2019

Pope Francis accepts resignation of Chilean auxiliary bishop SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of the auxiliary bishop of the Chilean capital city just 24 days after he appointed him to the post. Carlos Eugenio Irarrázabal became embroiled in controversy after he recently said th...
14:48, 06/14/2019

Pope Francis to meet Putin before Vatican Ukraine meeting VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin next month. The meeting comes a day before Catholic leaders from Ukraine meet at the Vatican to discuss the fallout from the schism between the Russian and Ukrainian Orthodox...
05:48, 06/06/2019

| Pope Francis orders priests and nuns to report sex abuse The Roman Catholic Church's approximately one million clergy must report all suspicions of sexual abuse by church leaders at any and all levels, Pope Francis has ordered....
03:32, 05/10/2019

Pope Francis issues new law to force clergy to report sex abuse The groundbreaking new law requires clergy to report suspected cases of sexual abuse to their superiors — and report cases where abuse had been covered up. The law doesn't completely meet the demands of victims' groups....
05:16, 05/09/2019

Pope Francis Changes Church Law Makes Reporting Sex Abuse Obligatory Pope Francis on Thursday passed a measure to oblige those who know about sex abuse in the Catholic Church to report it to their superiors, following a global clerical pedophilia scandal....
13:16, 05/09/2019

Bulgaria Offers Chilly Welcome as Pope Francis Tries to Mend a Schism A Bulgarian Orthodox prelate likened efforts to unify the churches to welcoming the Antichrist, while some Bulgarians shrugged off the pope’s pleas on behalf of migrants....
14:16, 05/06/2019

Pope Francis Issues New Church Law Regarding Clergy Sex Abuse. Victims Say It’s Not Enough (VATICAN CITY) — Pope Francis issued a groundbreaking new church law Thursday requiring all Catholic priests and nuns around the world to report clergy sexual abuse and cover-ups by their superiors to church authorities, in a new effort to hold...
19:16, 05/09/2019

Activists demand Pope Francis ensure ‘zero tolerance’ in Argentina Activists descended on the capital this week, calling for Pope Francis to guarantee the implementation of the Vatican’s “zero tolerance” for sexual abuses by clergy in Argentina....
15:48, 05/04/2019

Conservative Catholic group wants Pope Francis denounced as a heretic "We take this measure as a last resort to respond to the accumulating harm caused by Pope Francis's words and actions over several years, which have given rise to one of the worst crises in the history of the Catholic Church," the group said in a 20-...
12:16, 05/01/2019

Pope Francis Decrees New Rules for Reporting Abuse, but Not Penalties The procedures, which come into force on June 1, say church leaders must investigate abuse and cover-ups and must not interfere with secular inquiries....
05:32, 05/09/2019

Football Show in Madrid: Spurs should NOT start Harry Kane "Ben Snowball and Michael Hincks deliver the first of three Football Show specials from Madrid ahead of the Champions League final between Liverpool and Tottenham."...
05:32, 05/31/2019

Harry Kane admits England defeat hurts but everyone can learn from it • “This week could have been so different”• Kane likely to start for England against SwitzerlandHarry Kane has bemoaned a painful week in which he saw hopes of winning the Champions League and Nations League dashed but has urged his England teammates...
19:16, 06/07/2019

Kane's half-time pep-talk inspires Tottenham fightback "A half-time visit to the Tottenham Hotspur dressing room by injured striker Harry Kane helped inspire his side\u0027s remarkable 3-2 victory over Ajax Amsterdam in the Champions League semi-final on Wednesday."...
00:48, 05/09/2019

| Pochettino upbeat about Kane ahead of Champions League final Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino has said Harry Kane is in a "very positive situation" and could be fit to face Liverpool the Champions League final....
09:32, 05/27/2019

| Kane included in England squad for Nations League finals England captain Harry Kane was included by Gareth Southgate in his provisional squad for the Nations League finals despite facing a race against time....
09:32, 05/16/2019

Injured Kane picked by England for Nations League finals Harry Kane has been selected by England for the inaugural Nations League finals next month even though he has yet to return to action for Tottenham after an ankle injury        ...
09:00, 05/16/2019

Kane invites dancing Spurs fan to be mascot in season finale "A Tottenham Hotspur supporter who was abused online for dancing in their new stadium after last Saturday\u0027s Premier League defeat has been invited by skipper Harry Kane to be a mascot in their final match of the season."...
02:48, 05/03/2019

Pope Francis Urges Hairdressers To Cut Gossip, Work In "Christian Style" Pope Francis on Monday welcomed hairdressers, hairstylists and beauticians to the Vatican but warned them not to indulge in gossip while feathering locks or painting fingernails....
06:00, 04/29/2019

Pope Francis decries social media, propaganda during Pentecost Mass VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis has lamented what he calls today’s “culture of insults” in the world. In his homily during Pentecost Mass Sunday in St. Peter’s Square, Francis also decried that “the more we use social media,...
04:32, 06/09/2019

Democrats' universal health care proposals are 'immoral,' Melissa Francis says Medicare-for-all plans, including those floated by several Democrats seeking the White House in 2020, are "immoral" proposals that will reduce health care quality overall, Fox News' Melissa Francis said....
13:48, 05/27/2019

Pope Francis said he would confront Donald Trump about building border walls Pope Francis has said he is willing to confront Donald Trump about some of his "cruel" policies and would tell him to his face that it is wrong to build border walls....
06:16, 05/29/2019

Meghan Markle's father slams Lifetime's 'Harry & Meghan: Becoming Royal' as 'dumb fiction' "Harry & Meghan: Becoming Royal" wasn't an accurate portrayal of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's dealings with the Duchess of Sussex's father, Thomas Markle claimed in a new report....
08:00, 05/29/2019

Southgate: Kane didn't get service he needed in Champions League final "After refusing to confirm if Harry Kane would start the Nations League semi-final against Netherlands, Gareth Southgate said his star striker was starved of service in the Champions League final."...
04:00, 06/06/2019

Harry Kane would be ready ‘tomorrow’ to play Champions League final • Kane in full training for game against Liverpool• Tottenham striker: ‘I feel good and ready’Harry Kane has made it plain he will be fit for the Champions League final against Liverpool on Saturday, going so far as to say that, if the game were tomo...
16:32, 05/27/2019

Marcus Rashford confident Harry Kane has already put Champions League nightmare behind him Marcus Rashford has backed Harry Kane to put his Champions League nightmare behind him and believes that the Tottenham striker will fire England to victory against Holland on Thursday night....
05:48, 06/05/2019

Harry Kane to be picked by Southgate’s England for Nations League finals • Kane has been out with ankle injury since 10 April• England play two matches in Portugal in JuneGareth Southgate will select Harry Kane in his squad for next month’s Nations League after receiving assurances that the England captain will be fit to ...
18:48, 05/14/2019

England and Spurs need to recognise that a half-fit Harry Kane is no use | Barney Ronay Club and country must ease the burden on the striker who was rushed back from injury for the Champions League final and then unnecessarily taken to PortugalWith one minute gone in England’s Nations League play-off game in Guimarães, Harry Kane did so...
14:00, 06/10/2019

From Pulp to pulp fiction: musical book jackets – in pictures Over the past three years, Todd Alcott has been turning famous song titles into alternative covers for vintage paperbacks. What started as a distraction for the LA-based screenwriter and graphic artist is now a continuing project with hundreds of ent...
09:48, 05/04/2019

Our Father: Pope Francis approves changes to words of Lord's Prayer, reports say Instead of saying, "Lead us not into temptation," Catholics will say, Do not let us fall into temptation" during the Lord's Prayer, or Our Father.        ...
13:32, 06/06/2019

Jessica Biel says she's not against vaccinations Actress Jessica Biel is speaking out about her meetings with California lawmakers and anti-vaccination advocate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. to discuss a controversial vaccine bill....
11:48, 06/13/2019

Nathan Redmond and Harry Kane in England squad with Nations League looming • Tottenham’s Kane has not played since 9 April because of injury• Gareth Southgate rewards Redmond for Southampton formSouthampton’s Nathan Redmond is the surprise name in Gareth Southgate’s initial England squad for the Nations League finals.The ma...
12:00, 05/16/2019

Harry Kane: 'I feel good and ready to go for the Champions League final' – video Tottenham striker Harry Kane has said he is 'ready to go' for the Champions League final against Liverpool, and that were the game tomorrow, he would be fit for it.Kane sustained a 'significant' ankle ligament injury in the first leg of April's quart...
16:32, 05/27/2019

Spurs’ Champions League dream may hinge on Kane call, admits Pochettino • Manager says decision on striker’s role in Madrid will be critical• Sánchez, Winks and Vertonghen should also be fit to playMauricio Pochettino says Harry Kane is on course to be fit for Saturday’s Champions League final against Liverpool and the T...
17:16, 05/25/2019

Tottenham vs Liverpool: Mauricio Pochettino only has one choice if Harry Kane is fit, says David Bentley Mauricio Pochettino will not be able to live with himself as a manager if he does not play Harry Kane in the Champions League final, according to former Tottenham man David Bentley....
03:00, 05/25/2019

Pope Francis Says Discrimination Against Migrants ‘Is an Alarm Bell Warning’ of World’s ‘Moral Decline’ (BRUSSELS) — A day after the European Parliament elections, Pope Francis issued his annual message on migrants and said the attitude that they are the source of all of society’s ills “is an alarm bell warning of the moral decline...
14:00, 05/27/2019

Pope Francis should visit Argentina to meet cleric abuse victims, rights groups say Pope Francis should visit Argentina to meet victims of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church and intervene on their behalf, said international groups fighting clerical abuse on Thursday....
14:00, 05/02/2019

Spurs fan with Down's Syndrome who was abused by trolls overjoyed as Harry Kane invites her to be mascot The father of Ella Markham, a Spurs fan with Down's Syndrome who was viciously trolled online, today said she was "like a kid at Christmas time" after Harry Kane invited her to be a mascot....
07:16, 05/02/2019

Harry Kane fit to start for England but Gareth Southgate refuses to confirm Netherlands selection Gareth Southgate has warned he needs to make last-minute checks on several England players involved in the Champions League Final but insisted Harry Kane is ready to start against the Netherlands on Thursday....
15:48, 06/05/2019

Tottenham star Harry Kane declares himself fit to face Liverpool in Champions League Final Harry Kane has handed Tottenham a major boost ahead of the Champions League Final by telling Mauricio Pochettino he is fit to start against Liverpool....
10:00, 05/27/2019

England squad: Harry Kane faces fitness race for Nations League Finals Gareth Southgate will hold talks with Harry Kane over his fitness in the next 24 hours as he determines whether the England captain is fit for the Nations League Finals....
09:32, 06/03/2019

Jessica Chastain has a bad cup of tea in the first trailer for It: Chapter 2 Andy Muschietti’s first It movie only told half of the story, specifically the part about the kids of the Losers’ Club facing off against Pennywise for the first time in Derry’s sewers, but anyone who has made it through the entirety of King’s origin...
11:48, 05/09/2019

Updates From It: Chapter 2, Jessica Jones, and More Disney+’s Lady and the Tramp will make some tweaks to one of the film’s most controversial songs. Jessica Jones’ final season gets an ominous tease. Get a new look at DC Universe’s Stargirl. Plus, what’s to come on The Twilight Zone and Krypton, and ...
10:16, 05/07/2019

Hundreds in occupied building had no power for days. A Pope Francis aide climbed down a manhole to restore it A cardinal and aide to Pope Francis for charitable missions climbed down a manhole to restore power to hundreds of people, including children, who were living without electricity and hot water for days in a Rome building, according to local reports....
03:32, 05/13/2019

Virgil van Dijk: Harry Kane mentally struggled with injury in Champions League final and could also for England Virgil van Dijk believes Harry Kane was mentally affected by his ankle injury in the Champions League final and suggests it could be a factor if he plays for England against Netherlands on Thursday night....
11:48, 06/05/2019

Tottenham vs Liverpool player ratings: Alisson excels as Champions League Final comes too soon for Harry Kane Liverpool's 2018-19 season came to an unforgettable conclusion as Mohamed Salah and Divock Origi fired Jurgen Klopp's men to Champions League glory against Tottenham....
15:32, 06/01/2019

Harry Kane and Mohamed Salah meet as icons craving their first taste of nirvana | Barney Ronay Champions League final’s star forwards have countless goals between them – but no major trophies. In Madrid one will shed the nearly-man tagHanging on to a rising balloon presents you with a difficult decision: let go before it’s too late, or hold on...
01:32, 06/01/2019

Jessica Biel says she's not an anti-vaxxer, she just crush a lot It has not been an especially good time Online for actress Jessica Biel of late, as she’s come under fire in the last few days for allegations—first reported by our colleagues over at Jezebel—that she was taking a cue from husband Justin Timberlake a...
17:48, 06/13/2019

What Krysten Ritter Says We Can All Learn From Jessica Jones The third and final season of Netflix's Jessica Jones is officially here, and while it may be the end for the series and for Marvel's Netflix shows, that doesn't mean the badass......
19:48, 06/14/2019

The remarkable comeback story of UFC fighter Jessica Eye Eye is a prohibitive underdog in her flyweight title bout against Valentina Shevchenko. But Eye has grappled with far worse -- an abusive father, a devastating car accident, a four-fight losing streak -- just to make it back to the ring....
13:32, 06/05/2019

The A.V. Club is recapping Marvel's Jessica Jones Episode 1: “A.K.A The Perfect Burger” | Episode 2: “A.K.A You’re Welcome” | Episode 3: “A.K.A I Have No Spleen” | Episode 4: “A.K.A Customer Service is Standing By” | Episode 5: “A.K.A I Wish” | Episode 6: “A.K.A Sorry Face” | Episode 7: “A.K.A The D...
01:32, 06/15/2019

Another Trish-centric Jessica Jones is even more inventive than the first After the big reveal at the end of “A.K.A Hero Pants,” my first thought was that I’d love to go back and rewatch the previous two episodes to track Trish and Erik’s arcs through this new lens. Thankfully, “A.K.A Hellcat” puts in the work for me! Th...
11:48, 06/16/2019

Valentina Shevchenko Just About Kicked Jessica Eye's Head Off Valentina Shevchenko defended her UFC flyweight title against Jessica Eye last night, and she wrapped up the fight in the second round with one of the most devastating head-kick knockouts the world has ever seen:...
09:00, 06/09/2019

Pope Francis issues groundbreaking law requiring Catholic priests and nuns to report clergy sex abuse, cover-up Pope Francis issued a groundbreaking law Thursday requiring all Catholic priests and nuns around the world to report clergy sexual abuse and cover-up by their superiors to church authorities, in a groundbreaking new effort to hold the Catholic hierar...
07:32, 05/09/2019

Champions League Final: Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino has no regrets over starting Harry Kane v Liverpool Mauricio Pochettino said Tottenham should be proud after the 'painful' Champions League Final defeat to Liverpool, and insisted he had no regrets about starting Harry Kane....
17:48, 06/01/2019

Harry Kane shares sweet photo with Spurs fan Ellie Markham who he invited to be mascot after she was abused by trolls Tottenham's star striker Harry Kane has shared a sweet photo with Ella Markham, who he made a Spurs team mascot after she received horrific abuse online....
09:32, 05/12/2019

Harry Kane Champions League final update: Tottenham handed injury boost with striker certain he'll be fit Tottenham's hopes of winning the Champions League have been handed a major boost, with Harry Kane sure he will be fit to face Liverpool in the Final next month....
04:00, 05/20/2019

‘It Chapter Two’ Trailer: Watch Jessica Chastain Get Creeped Out In the teaser for the sequel to the 2017 horror smash, the actress takes on the role of a grown-up version of Beverly, played by Sophia Lillis as a girl....
10:48, 05/09/2019

Jessica Hecht having ‘Special’ moment thanks to Netflix show Actress Jessica Hecht, best known for supporting roles in ‘Friends’ and ‘Breaking Bad’ and for theater work, is playing the mother of a gay son with cerebral palsy in Netflix’s ‘Special’...
12:48, 05/13/2019

Jessica Jones faces a new enemy in season 3 trailer Jessica Jones is one of the more beloved of the Marvel streaming series that have hit Netflix over the last few years. But as Disney starts consolidating its media empire ahead of the launch of its own streaming service, all good things are coming to...
09:00, 06/06/2019

Jessica Jones Season 3 Is a Last Call That Feels Too Familiar Jessica Jones understands that recovering from psychological trauma is often a lifelong process, something marked by countless instances of backsliding and false starts that can make it feel like one might never be whole again. In the Netflix series’...
20:00, 06/07/2019

A Crisis Of Faith: Pope Francis Has Left The Catholic Church To Worship A Monster Truck He Saw Flatten 30 School Busses Today marks an abrupt end to the six-year reign of perhaps the most beloved and popular Pope of the modern era. On the steps of the Vatican this morning, Pope Francis announced that he is leaving the Catholic church to worship a monster truck he saw ...
13:48, 05/07/2019

Harry Kane to face Ajax? Tottenham fans excited as dressing room photo hints at shock return A cryptic post on Ajax's social media account has got Tottenham fans worked up into a frenzy about the possibility of Harry Kane making a shock return from injury....
06:48, 05/01/2019

Netflix joins Jake Gyllenhaal and Jessica Chastain in The Division Ubisoft’s E3 press conference wasn’t all about real video games and TV shows based on fake video games, as it also included a brief mention of a real movie based on a real video game with the announcement that director David Leitch’s adaptation of To...
17:48, 06/10/2019

Jessica Jones’ latest investigation uncovers this season’s new villain As someone who avoids watching trailers or reading too much about these Marvel Netflix shows ahead of their debuts, I was feeling smugly confident that Erik would turn out to be this season’s Big Bad. A charismatic man hitting it off with Jessica imm...
01:32, 06/15/2019

Why Jessica Alba Decided to Go to Therapy With 10-Year-Old Daughter Honor Jessica Alba wants to talk it out. The L.A.'s Finest star and Honest Company mogul is improving her parenting in a way that veers from her own upbringing. As she reportedly shared......
10:48, 06/03/2019

Justin Timberlake Gushes Over Jessica Biel and Son Silas After Award Win Justin Timberlake gave his wife, Jessica Biel, and their son, Silas, the sweetest shout-out during his acceptance speech at the Songwriters Hall of Fame 50th Annual Induction and Awards Dinner in......
19:48, 06/14/2019

Farewell, Jessica Jones: the last woman standing in the Marvel-Netflix era With Marvel’s owner, Disney, preparing its own streaming service, Netflix is throwing in the towel. But Krysten Ritter’s street-level superhero always knew how to have the last wordMarvel’s sprawling legion of big-screen heroes managed to bounce back...
07:00, 06/14/2019

Jessica Jones' Is Back for One More Round in the Final Season Trailer The third and final season of Jessica Jones is mere weeks away and, finally, we have a trailer to dissect. We only wish it probably wasn’t the last.Read more......
11:16, 06/06/2019

Jessica Jones offers an effective, unexpected meditation on grief Not only is “A.K.A Hero Pants” a compelling episode in its own right, it retroactively makes the previous episode more interesting too. Not the Sallinger parts, of course, those are well past saving. But it turns out we didn’t have the full context ...
11:48, 06/16/2019

Jessica Biel lobbies with anti-vaxxer in California, says she is not against vaccinations Actress Jessica Biel joined anti-vaxxer Robert F. Kennedy Jr. in California to lobby against a bill that has been opposed by anti-vaccine advocates.        ...
09:32, 06/13/2019

‘Married at First Sight’ replaces expert Jessica Griffin for the new season “Married at First Sight” fans will see a new face among the esteemed relationship experts in the Season 9 premiere. Psychologist Jessica Griffin, who has appeared for several years on Lifetime’s “Married at First Sight” ...
17:16, 06/12/2019

A downright confusing episode of Jessica Jones takes some odd swerves Gregory Sallinger has a law degree. That’s about all the justification we’re given for why Jessica is adamant about treating his case differently than pretty much every other case we’ve ever seen her handle. Just a few episodes ago, she was pinning A...
17:16, 06/15/2019

Jessica Ennis-Hill calls for end to sponsors’ pressure over pregnancy • Ennis-Hill: ‘I was worried they would tear up my contracts’• Heptathlon champion wants funding for mothers guaranteedJessica Ennis-Hill has warned that women feel under pressure not to have children during their sporting careers because they fear t...
07:48, 05/28/2019

Jessica Korda moves up in second round of US Women's Open Jessica Korda shot a 68 and climbed within a shot of leader Mimiko Higa halfway through the second round of the U.S. Women's Open on Friday        ...
16:00, 05/31/2019

UFC women’s strawweight champion Jessica Andrade carjacked in Brazil UFC women’s strawweight champion Jessica Andrade was carjacked at gunpoint in Brazil, according ESPN. Andrade, who was driving with her wife, Fernanda Gomes, early Thursday morning also posted about it on her Instagram story as a plea for help in fin...
22:00, 05/30/2019

Jessica Mendoza talks Alex Rodriguez and Mets’ adviser job ESPN baseball analyst Jessica Mendoza talks with The Post’s Justin Terranova about Aaron Boone’s attitude, the pressure of working with Alex Rodriguez and her role as Mets adviser. Mendoza, A-Rod and Matt Vasgersian will be sitting in Yankee Stadium’...
01:32, 05/31/2019

Newest UFC champ Jessica Andrade poses naked with belt New UFC strawweight champion Jessica Andrade celebrated her victory over Rose Namajunas by posing for a picture wearing nothing but her belt. The Brazilian scored a stunning KO against the former champion this month at UFC 237 in Rio de Janeiro after...
13:48, 05/28/2019

Final season of 'Jessica Jones' debuts June 14th The end to new Marvel content on Netflix is close at hand -- the streaming giant has announced that the third and final season of Jessica Jones will premiere on June 14th. While many details are under wraps, the conclusion to the show will have Jess...
14:00, 05/28/2019

England analysis: Harry Kane shows his class in dour Nations League play-off but Dele Alli needs to raise game A difficult week for England ended on a high note on Sunday as they sealed third place in the inaugural Uefa Nations League with victory over Switzerland....
14:48, 06/09/2019

Sarah Jessica Parker throws shade at de Blasio’s proposed library cut Actress Sarah Jessica Parker and Big Apple bookworms are fighting to save the city’s libraries from massive budget cuts with a creative online campaign....
10:16, 05/20/2019

Jessica Simpson's Son Ace Looks So Grown Up Playing With Dad Eric Johnson's Golf Clubs Time is flying! For proof, Jessica Simpson recently shared a video of her only son, Ace Knute Johnson, on Instagram and you won't believe the youngster is 5 years old and already......
07:16, 05/24/2019

Jessica Biel Weighs in on Vaccine Fight, Drawing Fierce Pushback The entry of Ms. Biel, the Hollywood actress, into the conversation broadened the scope of the national debate, but also provoked a furious response....
13:00, 06/13/2019

See Jessica Simpson's Super Relatable Mommy Struggles and What She Calls the ''Joy of Postpartum'' When it comes to pregnancy and mommy struggles, Jessica Simpson always keeps it real. #Bless! Since giving birth in late March to her third child, a baby girl named Birdie Mae Johnson......
17:32, 05/09/2019

Charter's Plan to Keep Subscribers Involves Helen Hunt, Jessica Alba The cable operator is launching original shows including a “Mad About You” reboot and cop drama “L.A.’s Finest,” in a bid to keep customers paying for a traditional pay-TV bundle....
16:32, 05/11/2019

Jessica Biel denies she is an anti-vaxxer after opposing Californian vaccination law The actor said she was ‘not against vaccinations’ despite joining prominent anti-vaxxer Robert Kennedy Jr in opposition to a bill intended to reduce medical exemptionsJessica Biel denied suggestions she was a supporter of the anti-vaccination movemen...
07:16, 06/13/2019

Jessica Simpson introduces newborn Birdie Mae in adorable family photo Jessica Simpson posted a picture of her family in their Easter best. The adorable photo shows Simpson cradling 4-week-old Birdie Mae.        ...
12:00, 04/28/2019

Black Mirror, Jessica Jones, Leila, and More on Netflix in June 2019 Black Mirror season 5, Indian dystopian original Leila, Jessica Jones season 3, Jennifer Aniston-Adam Sandler in Murder Mystery, Indian film Jaoon Kahan Bata Ae Dil, Jon Favreau's The Chef Show, and......
10:32, 05/31/2019

A serial killer taunts via Snapchat in a tonally messy Jessica Jones If you start an episode with a serial killer sending clues via Snapchat (sorry, InstaYap), it’s really hard to end it with the brutal murder of one of your main characters. “A.K.A Camera Friendly” is an absolute tonal mess, one that ranges from unint...
17:16, 06/15/2019

What’s coming to Netflix in June: ‘Black Mirror’ and the final 'Jessica Jones' Netflix packed May with new movies like Wine Country, the animated series Tuca and Bertie, a Ted Bundy biopic and more. Now, it's bringing just as much new content and star power to June. In just the first half of the month, Netflix will release...
10:32, 05/22/2019

We Can't Stop Smiling Over Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel's Family Day With Silas Forget about golfing! We have to focus on these family photos. Earlier this week, Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel headed to the Bass Pro Shops Legends of Golf tournament near Big Cedar......
20:00, 05/03/2019

Jessica Andrade stuns Rose Namajunas, Anderson Silva falls RIO DE JANEIRO — Jessica Andrade stunned Rose Namajunas with a second-round knockout to win the UFC 115-pound strawweight championship in her home country in the main event of UFC 237 on Saturday night. Andrade topped Amanda Nunes for the most wins a...
02:16, 05/12/2019

Jessica Jones’ sixth episode feels like a season finale—until it doesn’t For most of its runtime, “A.K.A Sorry Face” feels like a season finale. Erik’s kidnapping provides a high-stakes time clock. Jessica and Trish use their investigative skills to track him down and burst in just in time to save his life. It takes Jessi...
17:16, 06/15/2019

Watch Jessica Alba and Her Kids Give a Tour of Their $10 Million Home Welcome to Jessica Alba's home! The actress invited fans into her luxurious Beverly Hills household for the June issue of Architectural Digest. Her three children--Honor, Haven and......
10:00, 05/23/2019

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino denies Harry Kane made half-time team talk before Champions League comeback Mauricio Pochettino was surprised to read that Harry Kane inspired Tottenham's fightback from 2-0 down in the Champions League semi-final, and said himself and captain Hugo Lloris did the talking at half-time....
07:00, 05/10/2019

Strong character moments can’t save a weakly plotted episode of Jessica Jones The good news about “A.K.A I Did Something Today” is that Jessica very much feels like herself anything. She’s once again faced with an impossible, impossibly frustrating scenario, but she approaches it with intelligence, empathy, and ruthless practi...
17:16, 06/15/2019

Jessica Andrade wins strawweight title with vicious slam of Rose Namajunas at UFC 237 Jessica Andrade knocked out Rose Namajunas to claim the UFC strawweight title with a stunning slam in the second round of their UFC 237 bout.        ...
00:32, 05/12/2019

Jessica Andrade's Neck Slam KO Was Legal, But That Doesn't Make It Any Easier To Watch Tip to tail, UFC 237 was a bummer. Saturday’s event felt sour from the start of the prelims—when former UFC champ B.J. Penn led off the undercard one month after MMA Junkie reported on allegations against Penn of years of physical and sexual abuse—a...
13:32, 05/13/2019

The final season of Jessica Jones gets a premiere date and a sufficiently creepy teaser Netflix just revealed the premiere date for season three of Jessica Jones, the last living bastion of Netflix’s soon-to-be defunct Marvel Universe. In a quick teaser for the final season, a shaky walk towards the door of Alias Investigations is accom...
08:48, 05/28/2019

‘Game of Thrones’ blasted by Jessica Chastain and Ava DuVernay over rape, racial insensitivity Jessica Chastain and Ava DuVernay are taking HBO to task for what they say is the premium cabler’s insensitivity to rape and race on the blockbuster "Game of Thrones."...
17:00, 05/07/2019

Son of Justin Timberlake, Jessica Biel makes rare appearance at dad’s golf tourney Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel’s 4-year-old son, Silas, made a rare public appearance as his father participated in the Bass Pro Legends golf tournament in Ridgedale, Missouri....
20:16, 05/04/2019

Krysten Ritter is ready to break some faces in the new trailer for season 3 of Jessica Jones The third season of Jessica Jones will mark the end of Netflix’s hesitant foray into the world of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (or at least something very close to the MCU without anyone ever directly acknowledging the existence of The Avengers), an...
13:00, 06/06/2019

Happy Death Day's Jessica Rothe to star in Amazon's equally violent Utopia Fans of the Happy Death Day franchise will know that they feature two major sources of appeal: A delightfully high-concept effort to apply Groundhog Day style storytelling to the venerable slasher genre, and star Jessica Rothe. As temporally doomed s...
01:16, 05/04/2019

Why Sarah Jessica Parker, Ariana Grande and More Stars Missed This Year's Met Gala What would the Met Gala be without Sarah Jessica Parker? Well, we found out Monday night. Fashion's big night was once again upon us, this time with perhaps its most fitting theme......
14:00, 05/07/2019

A high-stakes Jessica Jones road trip winds up feeling like a tangent In our flawed criminal justice system, there’s unfortunately often a factor that’s more important than guilt or innocence: Narratives. How you spin a story, including how you spin it in the publicity around a case, can be as important as hard evidenc...
17:16, 06/15/2019

'For the children': Aide to Pope Francis went down manhole to turn power back on for homeless Cardinal Konrad Krajewski told local media that he personally turned meters back on over the weekend at the building, without power since May 6.        ...
10:48, 05/14/2019

Jessica Biel lobbies against vaccine bill, but denies being part of anti-vaxx movement The actor joined Robert F. Kennedy Jr. to lobby against a California bill that would mandate parents get approval from public health if they don't want their child vaccinated....
15:32, 06/13/2019

Third and final season of ‘Jessica Jones,’ Marvel’s last Netflix series, arrives June 14th A date has finally been set for the return of Jessica Jones, Netflix’s critically acclaimed last-man-standing original series from Marvel after its others, like The Punisher and Daredevil, were cancelled, one by one. Jessica Jones, which stars ...
17:48, 05/28/2019

Jessica Chastain Slams Game of Thrones: "Rape Is Not a Tool to Make a Character Stronger" Jessica Chastain isn't happy with Game of Thrones. The Oscar nominee took to Twitter after the Sunday, May 5 episode of the series to call out a specific moment involving her Dark......
12:48, 05/07/2019

Jessica Chastain and Ava DuVernay chastize 'Game of Thrones' for sexual assault and racial insensitivity HBO Warning: Spoilers ahead for HBO's "Game of Thrones." Jessica Chastain and Ava DuVernay are taking HBO to task for what they say is insensitivity to rape and race on "Game of Thrones." Both influential women of Hollywood tweeted following Sunday'...
01:00, 05/08/2019

Sarah Jessica Parker Epically Shuts Down a "Disgraceful" Report About Her Marriage to Matthew Broderick Sarah Jessica Parker couldn't help but wonder, why do tabloids spin tales? The Sex and the City alum called out The National Enquirer last night after the publication claimed she and......
07:32, 05/16/2019

Dark Phoenix's Sophie Turner and Jessica Chastain Want to Normalize Strong Female Characters With Game of Thrones' Sansa Stark and X-Men's Jean Grey, Sophie Turner is known for playing roles that empower women. In X-Men sequel Dark Phoenix, she turns that up to 11, as her......
15:00, 05/22/2019

Kane says he is 'ready to go' for Champions League final Tottenham striker Harry Kane says he is "ready to go" for the Champions League final after returning to full training        ...
10:32, 05/27/2019

Mamiko Higa takes lead from Jessica Korda as lightning strikes at U.S. Women's Open "That was really scary," said Japan's Mamiko Higa, the leader after the second round. "That was the first time I saw the lightning hit so close."        ...
20:48, 05/31/2019

Sarah Jessica Parker, Andy Cohen and More Stars Shine at GLAAD Media Awards New York It was a star-studded night in the Big Apple as celebrities gathered at the New York Hilton Midtown for the 30th Annual GLAAD Media Awards. The organization, which honors "media for......
20:48, 05/04/2019

Pope Francis changes Lord's Prayer: Head of Catholic church changes 'lead us not into temptation' line The translation of a line in the Lord's Prayer has been changed by The Pope after he signalled he was frustrated that it implies God might lead people into temptation....
03:48, 06/06/2019

Legislative Staffer Describes Meeting With Jessica Biel and Robert F. Kennedy Jr. as They Lobbied to Kill a Bill Tightening Vaccine Exemptions On Wednesday, a series of photos posted by activist and vaccine “skeptic” Robert F. Kennedy Jr. showed him and actress Jessica Biel lobbying California state lawmakers. Those lawmakers later confirmed that the duo were there to advocate against SB 27...
13:00, 06/13/2019

Taraji P. Henson, Busy Philipps, Jessica Alba & Olivia Wilde Join Gwyneth Paltrow's In Goop Health Summit Goop news, beauties! Gwyneth Paltrow's annual wellness summit, In Goop Health, is coming back to Los Angeles bigger and better than ever. The Goop founder and CEO is hosting a......
05:48, 05/02/2019

Will Harry Kane start the Champions League Final? Tottenham's Mauricio Pochettino expects 'painful decision' Mauricio Pochettino has refused to be drawn on the likelihood of Harry Kane starting the Champions League Final but said he is facing a 'painful decision' on Saturday....
13:16, 05/31/2019

Don't send a 'bishop to the crime scene': Church sex abuse survivors blast Pope Francis' new law on reporting Pope Francis issued a groundbreaking law on reporting of clergy sex abuse. Survivors say the church still doesn't get it.        ...
12:48, 05/09/2019

Jessica Biel lobbies with anti-vaxxer Robert F. Kennedy Jr., says 'I am not against vaccinations' Jessica Biel met with lawmakers as the California state house reviewed a new bill that has been opposed by anti-vaccine advocates.        ...
13:32, 06/13/2019

Jessica Alba 'stopped eating a lot' when she became an actress to ward off unwanted attention Jessica Alba is opening up about the pressures of Hollywood and how the industry can affect female stars' body images as young women.        ...
07:16, 05/21/2019

Vaccination bill sponsor slams Jessica Biel: 'This starts to be about privilege' "This starts to be about privilege,” said Richard Pan, the pediatrician-turned-state senator who sponsored the California bill.        ...
06:16, 06/14/2019

Jessica Andrade moves up in ESPN pound-for-pound MMA rankings On the strength of her slam KO to become UFC strawweight champion, Andrade advances from No. 6 to No. 4 in the ESPN pound-for-pound women's MMA top 10....
12:48, 05/14/2019

Oil surges on Gulf tanker attacks; stocks rise on Fed rate cut expectations Oil futures rose on Thursday after attacks on two tankers off the coast of Iran, while the U.S. Treasury yield curve steepened and stocks rose following economic data that was seen as strengthening the case for the Federal Reserve to cut interest rat...
12:32, 06/13/2019

U.S. healthcare stocks shielded from political pressures prove profitable U.S. healthcare investors have found success this year buying stocks of companies whose products improve eyesight, treat pets and fix crooked teeth, all viewed as unlikely to fall victim to political and regulatory issues pressuring a wide swath of ...
12:32, 06/13/2019

Hazard unveiled to Real Madrid fans – ‘I’m here to win titles’ "Eden Hazard was presented to Real Madrid fans at the Bernabeu on Thursday evening, where he declared his intention to win “many titles” at the club after joining from Chelsea."...
12:32, 06/13/2019

El Niño forecast to continue through the summer, could knock down hurricanes El Niño is forecast to continue through the summer and possibly into the fall, federal forecasters announced, which could weaken the Atlantic hurricane season.        ...
12:32, 06/13/2019

NASA says now is the best time in two centuries for space exploration When you’re planning on taking a trip it pays to plan ahead, and one of the first things you should do is check the weather forecast. The same is true for space travelers, and with so many missions in the works, NASA is now gazing ahead to see what t...
12:32, 06/13/2019

No Pleasantries Exchanged Between PM Modi, Imran Khan At SCO: Report No meeting was held between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Pakistan's Imran Khan during the informal dinner hosted by Kyrgyzstan President Sooronbay Jeenbekov for the leaders attending the Shanghai......
12:48, 06/13/2019

Aaditya Thackeray For Maharashtra Chief Minister? Hints From Shiv Sena The BJP's cantankerous ally, Shiv Sena, has indicated that it would pitch Aaditya Thackeray, the son of party chief Uddhav Thackeray, as the Chief Ministerial candidate in the Maharashtra assembly......
12:48, 06/13/2019

Two New Bridges To Be Built Over Brahmaputra In Assam Two new bridges will be built over Brahmaputra in Assam connecting the north and the south banks of the river and work for the project will begin soon...
12:48, 06/13/2019

US State Secretary Opens Up On His "Tough" Time Doing Business In India Ahead of his visit to India, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has revealed that he had a "tough" time as a businessman in Chennai and Bengaluru while trying to sell machine parts for the aerospace......
12:48, 06/13/2019

'The Office' alum Mindy Kaling on why she won’t reveal her daughter’s father Producer, writer, director and actress Mindy Kaling —  well known for playing the character Kelly Kapoor on NBC’s hit sitcom “The Office” — has long been secretive about the paternity of her now 18-month-old daughter, Katherine. But the star recently...
12:48, 06/13/2019

Second person infected with Ebola dies in Uganda A second person infected with the Ebola virus has died in Uganda, the health ministry said Thursday, after a family exposed to the disease quietly crossed the border from Congo....
12:48, 06/13/2019

French lawmakers sound the alarm on ultra-right groups French lawmakers are calling on President Emmanuel Macron's government to devote more resources to investigating and shutting down potentially violent ultra-right nationalist groups....
12:48, 06/13/2019

Hong Kong extradition bill debate delayed as police reveal they used over 150 rounds of tear gas on protesters The debate over Hong Kong's controversial extradition bill that has fueled massive and sometimes violent protests was delayed for a second time on Thursday, as authorities revealed the amount of force to suppress demonstrators....
12:48, 06/13/2019

All Flint water crisis criminal charges dismissed by attorney general's office — for now The office announced the dismissal of charges against all remaining defendants, including a manslaughter charge against the former health director        ...
12:48, 06/13/2019

House Intelligence Committee Issues Subpoenas to Mueller Witnesses Rick Gates and Michael Flynn The House Intelligence Committee announced Thursday that it had issued subpoenas to former Trump advisers Rick Gates and Michael Flynn, two key cooperating witnesses in former Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian interfer...
12:48, 06/13/2019

San Francisco to harness AI to reduce racial bias when charging people with crimes San Francisco prosecutors will use artificial intelligence to reduce racial bias in the courts, becoming the first city to conduct this type of experiment using a "bias mitigation tool."...
13:00, 06/13/2019

Donald Trump Likely To Meet Xi Jinping On Sidelines Of G20: White House US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping will likely meet on the sidelines of the Group of 20 summit later this month in Japan, a White House spokesman said on Thursday, although he......
13:00, 06/13/2019

Sexual abuse of elderly likely to ‘grow dramatically’, UN expert says As the world prepares to mark World Elder Abuse Awareness Day this Saturday, the UN independent human rights expert mandated with defending the rights of older persons, Rosa Kornfeld-Matte, has stressed that they are often victims of sexual abuse and...
13:00, 06/13/2019

After a family vacation in Italy, U.S. congressman's wife admits to misusing campaign funds The wife of a U.S. representative pleaded guilty on Thursday to federal charges alleging misuse of $250,000 in campaign funds and agreed to cooperate with prosecutors who are also bringing charges against her husband....
13:16, 06/13/2019

Marine veteran shot and killed while trying to apologize in road rage encounter A Marine veteran was shot and killed in a road rage incident last week when he tried apologizing to another motorist for accidentally cutting him off in traffic. ...
13:16, 06/13/2019

Gut microbes interfere with Parkinson's drug - but we could stop them We have identified organisms in the gut that break down the main drug used to treat Parkinson's disease, a step towards making the therapy more effective...
13:16, 06/13/2019

Shaft review – regressive sequel swaps out style for ugly homophobia Samuel L Jackson returns in the latest take on the 70s detective to unleash a toxic stream of bigotry in a misjudged attack on millennial masculinityHow do you update Shaft for the modern era? John Singleton tried in 2000 with a serviceable if unspec...
13:32, 06/13/2019

Raptors fans invited to potentially watch Game 6 inside Scotiabank Arena due to weather Maple Leafs Sports and Entertainment announced Thursday they will make the call at 5 p.m. to keep fans in Jurassic Park or move them into Scotiabank Arena....
13:48, 06/13/2019

Tyson Fury: ‘This is what I was born to do’ Tyson Fury in good spirits as build up to Tom Schwarz fight continues The post Tyson Fury: ‘This is what I was born to do’ appeared first on Boxing News....
13:48, 06/13/2019

Bryan Singer settles rape-claim lawsuit for $150,000; still denies it happened The director of "Bohemian Rhapsody" denies he raped a teen boy 15 years ago but settled a lawsuit for $150,000 to avoid more costly litigation.        ...
13:48, 06/13/2019

'Duck Dynasty' star Sadie Robertson wants 'a lot of kids' with fiance Christian Huff Newly engaged Sadie Robertson says she wants lots of kids with her soon-to-be husband Christian Huff, telling People they're not in a rush though.        ...
13:48, 06/13/2019

UCLA coach Mick Cronin wants a national title — but doesn't care about the doubters After a long tenure at Cincinnati, new UCLA Bruins coach Mick Cronin addresses expectations and how he deals with critics.       ...
14:00, 06/13/2019

Doyel: Hit hard and carry a big chip — Colts LB Darius Leonard will never be satisfied Not even an All-Pro rookie season - he led NFL in tackles, was named Defensive Rookie of Year - can knock chip off Colts LB Darius Leonard's shoulder.       ...
14:00, 06/13/2019

Monica’s controversial own goal seals Australia’s comeback against Brazil A much-vaunted Australian side recovered from the threat of group stage ignominy in a match featuring five goals, VAR, a comeback from 2-0 down and champion players inspired by enmity for each other. Related: Australia 3-2 Brazil: Women's World Cup 2...
14:00, 06/13/2019

It would have been a bigger disrespect if USA had not celebrated all 13 goals | Eni Aluko Criticism of the World Cup defending champions has been widespread since they thumped lowly Thailand by a record score in Tuesday’s group gameI have to say I’ve been surprised to see some of the reaction to the USA team’s celebrations during the 13‑0...
14:00, 06/13/2019

Arsenal academy coach banned for abusive language to Under-9s referee • Alex Nichols reduced teenage female referee to tears• Nichols banned for three games and finedAn Arsenal academy coach has been fined and banned for three matches after he was found to have called a female teenage referee a “little prick” and reduc...
14:00, 06/13/2019

Brazil's Petrobras closes sale of TAG, receives $8.7 bln -filing Brazilian state-run oil firm Petroleo Brasileiro SA announced on Thursday it concluded the sale of gas pipeline system TAG to a group led by France's Engie SA and Canada's Caisse De Depot Et Placement Du Quebec (CDPQ)....
14:00, 06/13/2019

U.S. judge sets pre-trial hearing for Sprint/T-Mobile deal for next week The judge hearing a request from state attorneys general to stop T-Mobile US Inc from buying Sprint Corp for $26 billion will hold a pre-trial hearing next week....
14:00, 06/13/2019

U.S. consults allies on how to protect shipping in wake of tanker attacks: senior U.S. official The United States is discussing with its allies a variety of options on how to protect international shipping in the Gulf of Oman in the wake of tanker attacks that Washington has blamed on Iran, senior Trump administration officials said on Thursday...
14:16, 06/13/2019

Mali president visits Dogon village where dozens killed President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita of Mali on Thursday visited the site of an ethnic massacre in central Mali in which gunmen killed dozens of people, vowing once again to crack down on spiraling insecurity....
14:16, 06/13/2019

Sudan military rulers say they rejected proposal from Ethiopian PM to hold negotiations in Addis Ababa Sudan's military rulers said on Thursday that Ethiopia's prime minister had suggested that negotiations between the rulers and the Sudanese opposition on a transition to democracy move to Addis Ababa....
14:16, 06/13/2019

Montana hunters who illegally killed Yellowstone mountain lion left trail of photos on social media Three hunters in Montana who illegally killed a mountain lion in Yellowstone National Park last year were caught after authorities followed a trail of pictures the trio posted on social media, according to court documents....
14:32, 06/13/2019

Struggling Zarco hopes for boost from Pedrosa's KTM MotoGP verdict Johann Zarco says KTM MotoGP test rider Dani Pedrosa's feedback will validate whether his comments about the RC16 so far this season "are wrong or not"...
14:32, 06/13/2019

The Latest: Cuba Gooding Jr. Charged With Groping Woman NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on Cuba Gooding Jr.’s arrest (all times local): 3:30 p.m. Police say Cuba Gooding Jr. has been arrested and charged with forcible touching after a woman accused the actor of groping her at a New York City night spot. ...
14:32, 06/13/2019

One top tech investor is betting against chip stocks, bearish Netflix AlphaOne Capital Partners' Dan Niles is forecasting a fall in semiconductor stocks as he believes chipmakers will start to cut their earnings forecasts for the second half of the year....
14:32, 06/13/2019

A new TicWatch Pro with added 4G looks to be coming 2018’s TicWatch Pro is a great smartwatch, with one of its few flaws being the lack of a 4G/LTE version, but it looks like that could be solved, as Mobvoi seems to be planning a new TicWatch Pro with 4G included.While not yet official, an imag...
14:32, 06/13/2019

The best kitchen gadgets for eating healthy Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through our links, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent an...
14:32, 06/13/2019

Walmart is offering $80 off the Apple Watch Series 3 for a limited time Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through our links, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent an...
14:32, 06/13/2019

Frozen wolf's head found in Siberia is 40,000 years old Fur, teeth and tissue largely intact on remains of animal bigger than a modern wolfThe severed head of a wolf that died about 40,000 years ago has been found in Siberia, and because of the freezing conditions, the remains are so well preserved that t...
14:32, 06/13/2019

Boris Johnson may be an incompetent liar, but charm is his secret weapon | Simon Jenkins His record as London mayor is farcical. Yet disillusioned Labour voters are as mesmerised by him as punch-drunk ToriesCharm is politics’ deadliest weapon. It is not charisma, the authority to lead through an electrifying presence. It is a subtler, mo...
14:32, 06/13/2019

Dallas police charge man with three murders including of trans woman Police arrest man over death of trans woman Muhlaysia Booker, and are investigating him over death of Chynal LindseyA 33-year-old man has been arrested in the killings of three women in Dallas, including a transgender woman whose death brought nation...
14:32, 06/13/2019

Oil tanker filmed ablaze in the Gulf of Oman – video Two oil tankers have been hit in suspected attacks in the Gulf of Oman and the crews evacuated, a month after a similar incident in which four tankers in the region were struck. In this video, one of the tankers can be seen on fire but still afloatTw...
14:32, 06/13/2019

European lithium projects gain attention amid push toward electric vehicles European lithium projects are making a fresh push for capital, eager to supply the white metal to a burgeoning network of battery manufacturers and electric vehicle makers across the continent, the world's second-largest EV market after China....
14:32, 06/13/2019

NJ town official tried to scrub 88 no-shows from records: report A top township official in New Jersey missed as many as 88 days of work — but tried to scrub the no-shows from records, according to reports. Claims that Donna Vieiro, the township administrator of Holmdel, tried to fudge between 65 to 88 absences in...
15:00, 06/13/2019

AOC spokesman tweets, then deletes, F-bomb rant against potential GOP challenger US Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s spokesman sent a profane tweet to a potential Republican challenger as he ripped him for wanting to debate his boss. “Yo @RichValdes what in the actual f–k makes you think you’re entitled to ...
15:00, 06/13/2019

Years after rift, Williams, Vitt say they're friends Gregg Williams and Joe Vitt, who were adversaries in the Saints' Bountygate scandal, insist they are friends now that they are coaching together with the Jets....
15:16, 06/13/2019

Pham: All-Star process 'never going to be fair' Rays outfielder Tommy Pham voiced his displeasure after the initial All-Star Game voting results were released Monday, saying the disparity between big and small markets is "never going to be fair."...
15:16, 06/13/2019

Pats pick up another tight end in trade with Lions The Patriots have acquired third-year tight end Michael Roberts from the Lions for a conditional seventh-round pick in 2020. The Patriots are thin at tight end as they transition without Rob Gronkowski....
15:16, 06/13/2019

How Microsoft hopes to preserve privacy while gathering AR map data Researchers at Microsoft detail an attack vector for augmented reality map data, and a method that might help to preserve privacy in those same maps.Read More...
15:32, 06/13/2019

Yankees vs. White Sox: J.A. Happ will stop the White Sox Climbing Mount Everest with dad this weekend? Why not? Unprecedented amounts of people willing to risk their lives to reach the summit have turned the mountain into a crowded subway train. Numbers experts say if the current trends continue, in two ye...
15:32, 06/13/2019

Accusations of Kellen Winslow Jr.’s disturbing NFL behavior emerge Kellen Winslow Jr. awaits a lengthy prison sentence. He has already been convicted of rape, indecent exposure and lewd conduct. The former NFL tight end got a mistrial on two more charges of rape and the prosecutor is considering re-trying him. Now s...
15:32, 06/13/2019

Patriots grasping for tight end answers with Michael Roberts trade Michael Roberts is next up. After a cut, a suspension and a trade that never materialized, the Patriots made their latest move to replace Rob Gronkowski. The Patriots acquired Roberts from the Lions on Thursday for a conditional seventh-round draft p...
15:32, 06/13/2019

Kyle Kuzma decision will determine Lakers’ Anthony Davis fate A potential Lakers-Pelicans blockbuster trade for Anthony Davis likely hinges on one player: Kyle Kuzma. The Lakers are reportedly trying to keep the promising power forward out of trade talks, but the Pelicans remain determined to acquire him, accor...
15:32, 06/13/2019

St. Louis Blues superfan Laila Anderson joins Stanley Cup celebrations The St. Louis Blues gave their fans, especially 11-year-old Laila Anderson, a fairy tale finish on Wednesday night. After winning their first-ever Stanley Cup championship, topping the Bruins, 4-1, in Game 7, the Blues celebrated inside Boston’...
15:32, 06/13/2019

U.S. denies Tesla, GM, Uber 25% Chinese tariff relief The Trump administration is expanding efforts to block the use of Chinese technology in advanced vehicles, denying additional requests by Tesla Inc for tariff relief on key components of its electric vehicles, and rejecting ride-hailing company Uber'...
15:32, 06/13/2019

Uber, Bird loses bid for U.S. tariff relief on Chinese-made bikes, scooters The U.S. Trade Representative's Office rejected Uber Technologies Inc's request for relief from 25% tariffs imposed on Chinese-made electric bicycles, according to a May 29 letter....
15:32, 06/13/2019

Watch: Spain mistake leads Germany to win at Women's World Cup A mistake by the Spain defense led to a Germany goal -- and the only score -- in a Group B clash at the Women's World Cup on Wednesday in Valenciennes, France....
16:00, 06/13/2019

Fowler, Schauffele, Oosthuizen set pace at Pebble Beach Rickie Fowler, Xander Schauffele and Louis Oosthuizen made flying starts to share the U.S. Open first-round clubhouse lead on five-under-par 66 as players plundered Pebble Beach on Thursday....
16:16, 06/13/2019

Austria investigating Strache, other far-right FPÖ members Prosecutors have announced that the former vice-chancellor and members of his party are being investigated for breach of trust. A sting video forced him to step down in May and led to the collapse of the government....
16:16, 06/13/2019

Germany records significant drop in weapons exports in 2018 The annual Weapons Export Report registered a 23% drop compared with 2017 according to media sources. The government says the decrease is a sign of Germany's "restrictive and responsible weapons export policy."...
16:16, 06/13/2019

Qatar: Dragging its feet over reform? As allegations linger over financing terrorism and treatment of foreign workers, is Qatar doing only the minimum over reform? Conflict Zone's Tim Sebastian meets foreign ministry spokesperson Lolwah Al-Khater....
16:16, 06/13/2019

US loses billions as Chinese tourists stay away over trade war The number of arrivals from China to the US fell last year for the first time in 15 years. The Chinese are the world's highest-spending foreign visitors and their tourism dollar is sorely missed....
16:16, 06/13/2019

Cramer: Shares of Michael Kors' parent company are cheap — go with the bulls The Michael Kors parent held an analyst meeting earlier this week in which management laid out its growth plans, but it yielded conflicting opinions from the community....
16:16, 06/13/2019

UPDATE 3-Broadcom sees chip demand slowing down, shares fall 8% Broadcom Inc on Thursday warned of a broad slowdown in chip demand, blaming a trade conflict between the United States and China and export restrictions on Huawei Technologies Co Ltd and the chipmaker cut its revenue forecast for the year by 8%....
16:32, 06/13/2019

Expedia fined over $300,000 for breaching U.S. sanctions with Cuba tours Expedia was in violation of Cuban Assets Control Regulations, which was put in place in 1963 and regulates the relationship between the U.S. and Cuba.       ...
16:32, 06/13/2019

Paula Abdul Keeps Talking About Surviving a Plane Crash for Which No Record Exists On Tuesday’s episode of RuPaul’s new talk show, RuPaul (which kicked off a three-week trial run Monday on selected Fox affiliates), consummate survivor and savior of this year’s Billboard Music Awards show, Paula Abdul, took to Ru’s pink couch to pro...
16:32, 06/13/2019

VMware to acquire Avi Networks Once the deal is closed, VMware will offer both built-in load balancing capabilities as part of VMware NSX Data Center, and an advanced, standalone ADC....
16:32, 06/13/2019

South Carolina father who killed his five children gets the death penalty Timothy Jones Jr., convicted of killing his five children, ages 1 to 8, reportedly showed no emotion as the verdict was handed out.        ...
16:48, 06/13/2019

Yes, Chris Brown Just Came for Karrueche Tran's Boyfriend Victor Cruz on Instagram Chris Brown isn't impressed with his ex-girlfriend's man. As pop culture fans know, Karrueche Tran has been living her best life with longtime boyfriend Victor Cruz. Whether......
17:00, 06/13/2019

The best ways to get rid of dark spots on black skin Dark spots, usually due to hyperpigmentation, are a common issue for people with black skin. In this article, learn about how to get rid of dark spots with home remedies and medical treatments....
17:00, 06/13/2019

Activists to ramp up pressure on companies over climate during AGM season Companies face hostile shareholders as Westpac acknowledges a ‘variance’ with Business Council of AustraliaActivist groups are stepping up their efforts to lobby Australia’s biggest companies on climate policy as the corporate sector prepares for the...
17:16, 06/13/2019

Second militant convicted in trial over 2012 Benghazi attack A jury in Washington, D.C., convicted a second militant involved in the 2012 attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, that resulted in the death of U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens....
17:16, 06/13/2019

Sarah Sanders exits after two fraught years as Trump hails 'a very fine woman' Sanders, who made false claims on Trump’s behalf, departsPress secretary says ‘I love the president’ in emotional farewellSarah Sanders, the White House press secretary, has become the latest official to leave Donald Trump’s volatile administration, ...
17:16, 06/13/2019

Christchurch massacre: Brenton Tarrant pleads not guilty to all charges Trial to be held in May 2020 for Australian man who faces 51 murder charges, 40 of attempted murder and one terrorism chargeAustralian Brenton Tarrant has pleaded not guilty to all charges in relation to the Christchurch mosque shootings.Tarrant, 28,...
17:16, 06/13/2019

‘Of Course I Could.’ Anita Hill Says She Could Potentially Vote for Joe Biden Despite their complicated history, Anita Hill said she would consider voting for Joe Biden in the 2020 presidential election if he were to win the Democratic nomination. In an NBC News interview that aired Thursday evening, Hill did not hesitate when...
17:32, 06/13/2019

Chance The Rapper is contributing new music to the Steven Universe movie Music has always been a central element of Cartoon Network’s Steven Universe—unsurprising, given that it’s the brainchild of beloved animation songwriter Rebecca Sugar. In the past, the show has treated fans to songs about personal strength, ice crea...
17:48, 06/13/2019

Baskets returns for a fourth season with a healthier attitude toward change Baskets has remained tonally consistent over the past three seasons. The extended Baskets clan—Chip (co-creator and star Zach Galifianakis), Dale (also Galifianakis), Christine (Louie Anderson), her husband Ken (Alex Morris), and Martha (Martha Kelly...
17:48, 06/13/2019

Porsche Is Getting Into the Car-Wrap Game Life, for big companies, is really all about taking existing ideas and finding ways to profit off of them—whether that’s Instagram pummeling Snapchat with its own posting model, or an automaker bringing the typically post-factory idea of paint and wr...
18:32, 06/13/2019

Long-lost wallet returned after missing for a year A wallet left behind for a year at Marion, Indiana’s Red Nails salon is back in the hands of a young lady who has a fresh manicure and pedicure to go with it. Hai Nguyen has satisfied customers with manicures and pedicures at his family operate...
18:48, 06/13/2019

After Placing Blame for Attacks, Trump Faces Difficult Choices on Confronting Iran The president has said Tehran will suffer if American interests are threatened. But he has been vague about what his response might be, and the administration is divided....
18:48, 06/13/2019

Making the mundane must-have: Prada and the art of the fashion meme The Italian fashion house’s recent analogue-tech inspired show demonstrated how treading the line between the sublime and the ridiculous can spark a social media frenzy – and get everyone talkingForget The Devil Wears Prada – the Italian luxury fashi...
18:48, 06/13/2019

Following Greta: joining the Swedes on their no-fly holidays For a father and his two young children, taking the train – rather than the plane – from Malmö to London, meant more quality time, and funAt Hamburg central station it felt like the whole of Sweden was taking the train to somewhere else in Europe. Yo...
18:48, 06/13/2019

Low Maintenance Plants Are Actually Terrible for Beginners Hands up if you’ve killed a succulent. Yeah, me too. Succulents and cacti are great beginner plants in theory because they can survive a little neglect. But that’s actually what makes them terrible for brown thumbs like me and (perhaps) you....
18:48, 06/13/2019

Create an Annual Father's Day Gift Tradition I would argue that buying a Father’s Day gift is more challenging than buying a Mother’s Day gift. Gifts to show Mom she’s appreciated are pretty standard and welcome every year: jewelry, flowers, a plant, gift certificates for a pedicure or a massag...
18:48, 06/13/2019

Let's Remember Some of Sarah Huckabee Sanders' Very Worst Moments Sarah Huckabee Sanders, that smokey-eyed liar extraordinaire, is finally leaving the Trump administration. What does her future hold? At this time, no one but Sarah and Satan know for sure. But one thing is certain: No matter where Sanders ends up, s...
19:00, 06/13/2019

Bradley Cooper, Lady Gaga share an ‘overwhelming connection': report When rumors of a brewing romance between Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga began swirling after “A Star Is Born” was released in October 2018, many believed the banter to be much ado about nothing....
19:00, 06/13/2019

Charlamagne tha God slams Elizabeth Warren's 'dishonesty' over ancestry claim, says she 'had to benefit' from it Radio show host Charlamagne tha God had some tough words for 2020 presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass, following their exchange about her previous claim of having Native American ancestry. ...
19:00, 06/13/2019

Huawei is selling lock screen ads on certain models; users are not happy Have things come to this for Huawei? Is the company having so much trouble selling its phones that it needs to sell lock screen ads on its handsets? Several tweets from Huawei owners (via Android Police) show how those using the pre-installed "random...
19:16, 06/13/2019

Skoda Scala SE L1.6 TDI 2019 UK review With right-hand drive models due later this year, we drive a left-hooker on UK roads for the first time It’s a diesel engined example of Skoda’s new Scala, which we’ve already driven in flagship 1.5 TSI petrol form. If you missed the recent arrival...
19:16, 06/13/2019

New York repeals religious exemption for school vaccinations Gov. Andrew Cuomo is soon expected to sign the vaccination bill approved Thursday by the Senate and Assembly.        ...
19:16, 06/13/2019

Ajit Pai says NOAA and NASA are wrong about 5G harming weather forecasts Enlarge / FCC Chairman Ajit Pai listens during a Senate Appropriations Subcommittee hearing in Washington, DC, on June 20, 2017. (credit: Getty Images | Bloomberg) The FCC recently auctioned spectrum in the 24GHz band under controversial circumstan...
20:00, 06/13/2019

Chinese cyberattack hits encrypted messaging app used by Hong Kong protestors BEIJING — An encrypted messaging app said Thursday that it was hit by a powerful cyberattack from China as a major protest unfolded in Hong Kong. The attack on the Telegram app, which slowed connectivity but did not compromise user data, came as thou...
20:00, 06/13/2019

PetSmart's Chewy prices IPO at $22 per share, above target -source Chewy Inc on Thursday priced its initial public offering at $22 per share, above its target, and sold more stock than originally planned, according to a person familiar with the matter, valuing the online pet products retailer at $8.77 billion....
20:16, 06/13/2019

Phil Mickelson Misses Impossibly Short Putt at U.S. Open In perhaps his last realistic bid for a career grand slam, Phil Mickelson ended his first round at Pebble Beach over par after missing one of the shortest of putts imaginable....
20:16, 06/13/2019

China flood death toll hits 61, 350,000 evacuated: ministry As many as 61 people have been killed and 356,000 evacuated from their homes as heavy rain and floods swept through large parts of southern and central China this week, Chinese rescue authorities said....
20:48, 06/13/2019

Perry, Shin in front at rain-delayed Meijer LPGA Classic Katherine Perry and South Korea's Jenny Shin each shot 6-under-par 66 on Thursday to share the clubhouse lead in the first round of the rain-delayed Meijer LPGA Classic in Grand Rapids, Mich....
20:48, 06/13/2019

Iran denies involvement in apparent oil tanker attacks Iran’s UN Mission said Thursday that they “categorically reject” the assertion by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that they’re responsible for attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman. In a statement, the mission added that the country is commit...
21:00, 06/13/2019

It’s illegal for campaigns to take things of value from foreigners: FEC boss The chairwoman of the Federal Elections Commission made clear in a statement Thursday that it’s illegal for a candidate to accept anything from foreign nationals during an election — a day after President Trump suggested he might accept dirt on an op...
21:00, 06/13/2019

Nurse accused of killing 8 babies rearrested for attempted murder A nurse in England accused of killing eight babies and attempting to kill at least six others, was rearrested Monday for the attempted murder of three more, police said. Authorities in Cheshire announced on Thursday that “a healthcare professio...
21:00, 06/13/2019

US import prices post the largest drop in 5 months U.S. import prices fell by the most in five months in May amid a broad decline in the cost of goods, the latest indication of muted inflation that strengthens the case for the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates this year....
21:16, 06/13/2019

Madonna ‘Madame X’ review: Re-energized Material Girl gets freaky While Bruce Springsteen gracefully accepts his senior citizenship on his new album, “Western Stars,” Madonna isn’t having any part of acting like an old lady on her “Madame X” LP, which also drops Friday. Sounding more energized and adventurous than ...
21:16, 06/13/2019

2 Arrested For Social Media Posts Against Assam, Tripura Chief Ministers Police from Assam and Tripura arrest BJP supporters on charges of making defamatory Facebook posts about Chief Ministers Sarbananda Sonowal and Biplab Kumar Deb, respectively...
21:32, 06/13/2019

METALS-Nickel hits 2-week high as Indonesia floods raise supply disruption fears Nickel prices jumped to two-week highs on Friday as flooding in Indonesia, a major producer and exporter of the metal, sparked fears of supply disruptions....
21:48, 06/13/2019

REFILE-GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks subdued ahead of China data, Gulf attacks support oil Asian stocks were subdued on Friday ahead of key Chinese data that could provide more clues on how heavily the U.S.-Sino trade war is weighing on the economy, while oil prices were supported by supply concerns after attacks on tankers in the Gulf of ...
21:48, 06/13/2019

Tulsi Gabbard knocks ‘war hawks’ and stands by her foreign policy views The U.S. representative from Hawaii, a Democratic presidential candidate, forcefully defended her foreign policy positions on Thursday at a Washington Post Live event....
21:48, 06/13/2019

Competitors gearing up to challenge Tesla’s dominance The automaker, facing a raft of financial and safety issues just as a flood of competitors are hitting the market, could soon find its dominance of the nascent electric vehicle industry in jeopardy....
22:00, 06/13/2019

Uber plans to start delivering fast food via drone this summer Uber plans to begin testing the first-ever commercial application of drone food delivery in urban areas, joining companies like Amazon and Google that are seeking to make unmanned commercial deliveries....
22:00, 06/13/2019

Today in History for June 14th Highlights of this day in history: Nazi Germany's troops enter Paris during World War II; TWA Flight 847 hijacked; Stars and Stripes adopted as official U.S. flag; Leftist guerrilla Che Guevara and real estate mogul Donald Trump born. (June 14...
22:16, 06/13/2019

Hundreds more reported ill with salmonella Over 220 cases of salmonella have been reported in the past month in outbreaks spanning 41 states, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Thursday, and the agency believes that backyard poultry is to blame....
22:32, 06/13/2019

Mitch McConnell: 'For the first time in my memory, I agree with Nancy Pelosi' Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., told Fox News' Laura Ingraham on Thursday that he has found himself in rare agreement with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi,  D-Calif....
22:48, 06/13/2019

Shohei Ohtani makes history as he becomes the first Japanese-born player to hit for cycle Angels designated hitter Shohei Ohtani collects home run, triple, double and single during his first four at-bats against Rays.       ...
22:48, 06/13/2019

Realme C2 Set to Go on Sale in India Today Realme C2 price in India is set at Rs. 5,999 for the 2GB + 16GB storage variant, while its 3GB RAM + 32GB storage option is available with a price tag of Rs. 7,999....
23:00, 06/13/2019

Facebook's cryptocurrency-based payments system gets big backers: WSJ Facebook Inc has enlisted more than a dozen companies including Visa Inc, Mastercard Inc, PayPal Holdings Inc and Uber Technologies Inc to back its new cryptocurrency, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday....
23:16, 06/13/2019

How Ketamine Opens a New Era for Depression Treatment Researchers have discovered that ketamine, a drug of choice for club-goers for decades, can be used to fight severe cases of the blues. For more than three decades, patients seeking treatment for depression in the U.S. have been steered primarily to ...
23:32, 06/13/2019

Driver charged in DUI crash into home that killed mom, 2 daughters A mother and her two young daughters died from their injuries after police say a suspected drunk driver slammed into their home in northern California early Sunday at more than 50 miles per hour....
00:00, 06/14/2019

Brazil's Supreme Court Criminalizes Homophobic Acts Brazil’s Federal Supreme Court voted Thursday to criminalize discrimination and acts of hate against gay people and transsexuals, ruling that the country’s Congress had failed its constitutional duty to pass similar legislation....
00:00, 06/14/2019

Footage captures aftermath of Gulf of Oman tanker attack The U.S. Navy is assisting two tankers that were attacked in the Gulf of Oman just south of Iran. CNBC's Carl Quintanilla and Jim Cramer discuss what the possible fallout....
00:00, 06/14/2019

Weakened by the trade war, Xi ready to woo Modi and Putin Smiling broadly as he strode into the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) summit in June 2018 alongside a group of world leaders, Chinese President Xi Jinping had never looked stronger....
00:00, 06/14/2019

Stephen King had to be talked into letting Doctor Sleep share a universe with Kubrick's The Shining Of the great and storied Hollywood feuds between adapter and adaptee, few are as infamous as Stephen King’s stance on Stanley Kubrick’s version of The Shining. King is on the record—many times over, and as recently as just a few years ago—of frankly ...
00:00, 06/14/2019

PSN DOWN Status: PS4 Server Network WS-37403-7 error for PlayStation, but for how long? PSN Status Updates from Daily Star as we track the latest ongoing server network issues for the PS4 console. Stay tuned for regular updates and information on when PSN will be back up and working....
00:16, 06/14/2019

Raptors send Toronto into raptures as they beat Warriors to take first NBA title Raptors win 114-110 over Warriors in dramatic Game 6Thompson (30 points) sidelined by injury in third quarterLowry and Siakam lead way for Toronto with 26 apieceKawhi Leonard named NBA finals Most Valuable PlayerAs it happened: Raptors beat Warriors ...
00:16, 06/14/2019

Continental Is Developing New Tyres For EVs And Fuel Efficiency Norms; Launch In 2021 Tyres which are designed for electric vehicles have low rolling resistance as well as are better compounded to emit less carbon along with being lighter in weight. Tyres which help in increasing fuel......
00:32, 06/14/2019

Fla. governor signs bill allowing AVs with no human operator Under the new Florida law, which takes effect July 1, a fully autonomous vehicle meeting all insurance requirements may operate without a human occupant or operator....
00:32, 06/14/2019

Trump says Canada, Mexico behind trade deal; China tariff deadline is open President Trump said he hoped Congress would quickly move to act on the U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade deal, or USMCA. Canada said Prime Minister Justin Trudeau plans to meet with Trump on June 20....
00:32, 06/14/2019

Women strike in Switzerland for fairer pay, more equality GENEVA (AP) — Women across Switzerland are walking off the job and staging demonstrations to demand fairer pay, more equality, and less sexual harassment and violence. It’s the first such protest in the Alpine country in 28 years. Turnout was u...
00:48, 06/14/2019

Grimdark, hopepunk and George Clooney Katie shares the best of the Pinkpop festival, Stevie gets appropriately overexcited about Euphoria and Bethany has a beverage melt-down in the presence of George Clooney....
01:00, 06/14/2019

Sources: Wizards preparing prolific offer to Ujiri The Wizards are preparing to offer Raptors president of basketball operations Masai Ujiri a deal that could approach $10 million annually and give him the opportunity for ownership equity, league sources tell ESPN....
01:16, 06/14/2019

Man who participated in caging, abusing autistic relative gets 10 years NEW ORLEANS — A Louisiana man was sentenced to 10 years in prison for his role in the physical and psychological abuse of a young autistic woman who told him in federal court Thursday, “You made my life a living hell.” Jody Lambert’...
01:16, 06/14/2019

Photos show US sailors treating crew after attack on oil tankers New photos show US Navy sailors treating crewmembers rescued from one of the oil tankers attacked in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday. Some of the 21 crewmembers who’d been traveling on the Japanese tanker Kokuka Courageous can be seen wearing oran...
01:16, 06/14/2019

Neighbors take matters into own hands, attack truck driver who rammed parked cars Note to self: Don’t mess with people from Pacific Beach. Residents in the San Diego neighborhood teamed up on Thursday to take down a driver who repeatedly rammed his truck into several of their parked cars for no apparent reason. Cellphone vid...
01:16, 06/14/2019

Kawhi Leonard enjoying moment, putting future on back burner OAKLAND, Calif. — After the on-court championship celebration, Kawhi Leonard carried the Finals MVP trophy off the court and into the locker room with a big smile. And Leonard rarely smiles. The Raptors have their first-ever title and Leonard has his...
01:16, 06/14/2019

Accused David Ortiz gunman claims slugger wasn’t intended target The man accused of shooting David Ortiz in a botched $8,000 hit job claimed from jail Thursday that the baseball legend wasn’t his intended target — but he got confused by the retired slugger’s clothes. “It wasn’t David, it wasn’t for David … W...
01:16, 06/14/2019

METALS-Nickel hits 2-week high on supply concern in Indonesia Nickel prices jumped to two-week highs on Friday on concerns that supply of the metal from major producer Indonesia would be disrupted as flooding has impacted some mines there....
01:32, 06/14/2019

South Africa's Omnia flags full-year loss South African chemicals and fertiliser maker Omnia Holdings said on Friday it expected to report a full-year loss as drought, a volatile currency, changes in the mining industry and difficult global trading conditions weighed on earnings....
01:32, 06/14/2019

Poland removes power price cap for big clients despite attempts to curb costs Poland's parliament removed a power price cap for big customers late on Thursday, dashing industry hopes the government would be able to curb spiralling costs that have already led to some plant closures....
01:32, 06/14/2019

In Bishkek, PM Modi Talks Tough On Terror In Message To Pakistan In a stern message directed at Pakistan at the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit in Kyrgyzstan's capital Bishkek on Friday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that countries sponsoring,......
01:32, 06/14/2019

Football transfer rumours: Koscielny to Dortmund? Lascelles to Lazio? Today’s fluff is feeling decidedly ropeyIt’s not often Newcastle are mentioned high up in the Mill, but don’t get excited Toon fans, you’re not splashing the cash. In a move that would likely make Rafa Benítez go all shades of purple if it were allow...
01:32, 06/14/2019

Hazard sets sights on becoming 'best in the world' "Eden Hazard was officially unveiled as a Real Madrid player on Thursday - and told fans he will seek to become the world\u0027s best player after leaving Chelsea."...
01:48, 06/14/2019

Disney's Falcon & Winter Soldier Has to Explore Race and Captain America's Legacy Now that they’ve done their part to save the universe in Avengers: Endgame, Sam Wilson and Bucky Barnes are packing up their gear and jetting off to Disney+ to star in their own miniseries. Falcon & Winter Soldier is sure to give the duo an inter...
01:48, 06/14/2019

Samsung Galaxy Note 10, iPhone 11, Google Pixel 4 Launch Dates Tipped A leaked marketing calendar suggests that the Samsung Note 10 is coming in late August while the next iPhone could come a bit later, towards the end of September....
02:00, 06/14/2019

All You Need to Know About Toy Story 4, Out Next Week in India Toy Story 4 release date in India, cast, review embargo, trailer, characters, tickets, and more - here's all you need to know about the latest Pixar movie....
02:00, 06/14/2019

Nirmala Sitharaman Discusses Infra Capital Requirements With Stakeholders With an eye on creation of sustainable and stable opportunities, suggestions from the representatives of included containment of the rising cost of projects, rationalisation of levies and introduction......
02:16, 06/14/2019

Samsung Galaxy Fit is now on sale in the US The Samsung Galaxy Fit is now on sale for those who live in the US. You can order it from Samsung's official website where it costs $99.99 (about £90, AU$145) and it comes in either silver or black.We don't yet have a release date for ...
02:32, 06/14/2019

Valve's latest 'Dota' spinoff is 'Underlords,' free beta starts next week Now that Dota Auto Chess mod maker Drodo has announced plans to release PC Auto Chess as an Epic Games Store exclusive, Valve is releasing its standalone version, dubbed Dota Underlords. In this game, players join the game with seven others while "bu...
02:32, 06/14/2019

Fort Campbell celebrates Army’s 244th birthday FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) — Soldiers and others at Fort Campbell have marked the Army’s 244th birthday with a celebration at the post on the Kentucky-Tennessee state line. Celebrating Thursday were leaders of the 101st Airborne Division, Blanchfi...
02:32, 06/14/2019

Text 911 service launches in 4 central Kentucky counties LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Officials say people in four central Kentucky counties can now use texting to communicate with emergency dispatchers. Lexington Mayor Linda Gorton said in a statement on Thursday that people can now send text messages to 9-1-1 c...
02:32, 06/14/2019

Mural Of Muhammad Ali Vandalized In Kentucky WAVE 3 LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A vandal has painted the words “racist,” ”antisemitic” and “homophobe” on a mural of boxing champ Muhammad Ali in Kentucky. The words were painted in orange over Ali’s portion ...
02:32, 06/14/2019

'It means the world': Toronto Raptors win first NBA title after beating Warriors – video The NBA’s lone Canadian team won the first NBA championship in their 24-year history, beating the Golden State Warriors 114-110 in Game 6 of the finals on Thursday. It was another thriller and victory meant Toronto became the first non-US team to win...
03:16, 06/14/2019

Raptors celebrate first championship with rallying cry: 'Get you a poncho!' Kawhi Leonard, Kyle Lowry, Serge Ibaka, Danny Green and the rest of the Raptors soaked up every moment of their NBA Finals win in Game 6.       ...
03:32, 06/14/2019

Praise (insert preferred deity), Spotify finally has a podcast tab When Spotify officially launched in India in February, I was excited for a particular reason apart from its music prowess. I wouldn’t need to use multiple podcast apps across platforms. However, I was utterly disappointed by the podcast experience on...
03:32, 06/14/2019

Accused Terrorist Shocks New Zealand Courtroom With Not Guilty Plea For 51 Murders Livestreamed on Facebook The white supremacist accused of killing 51 people and livestreaming the carnage on Facebook has pleaded not guilty in a Christchurch, New Zealand court today. The courtroom was filled with friends and family of the victims who reacted with gasps as ...
03:32, 06/14/2019

Congress Slams Centre Over Appointment Of Officials From Private Sector The Congress today hit out at the BJP-led NDA government over its reported appointment of joint secretaries from the private sector without reservation and asked if it is fine to "sideline the......
04:00, 06/14/2019

Women's World Cup: Why Lionesses can't afford to take Argentina for granted England and Argentina have been preparing for Friday's World Cup meeting in the picturesque coastal town of Trouville-sur-Mer, a summer retreat for wealthy Parisians....
04:16, 06/14/2019

NWFD uses drones to help in emergency situations TUCSON – The Northwest Fire District is using drones to help assist hiker and swift water rescues during the monsoon. Captain Brian Keeley said that the department has had a small drone for almost two years now and budgeted to purchase a bigger...
04:32, 06/14/2019

Instagram is down, so users are flocking to Twitter to complain Users around the world began reporting Thursday afternoon that they’re unable to access their Instagram accounts, with the Facebook-owned photo-sharing service apparently suffering a major outage. The problems didn’t appear to be uniform,...
04:32, 06/14/2019

Biscuits are cooked every 15 minutes at regional fast-food chain Biscuitville As you might expect at a restaurant named Biscuitville, biscuits are king, and the brand’s signature is that a new batch is cooked every 15 minutes.       ...
04:48, 06/14/2019

Bayer to invest $5.6 billion in new weed killing methods BERLIN (AP) — German chemical and pharmaceutical company Bayer says it plans to invest some 5 billion euros ($5.6 billion) over the next decade in developing “additional methods to combat weeds.” Friday’s announcement came as Bayer ...
05:00, 06/14/2019

Ex-trainer sues Ohio State over sexual misconduct by doctor COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A former Ohio State student athletic trainer has joined ex-athletes and other alumni alleging the university knew about and should have stopped the team doctor now accused of sexually abusing young men throughout two decades the...
05:00, 06/14/2019

Facebook, Google and Twitter need to do more to tackle fake news, EU says In a report published Friday, the EU found evidence of "coordinated inauthentic behavior" on online platforms ahead of the European Parliament elections last month....
05:00, 06/14/2019

Kenyan MP arrested, accused of slapping female colleague Kenyan Member of Parliament, Rashid Kassim, has been arrested after being accused of causing "actual bodily harm" to his female colleague, the Kenyan Police Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) said....
05:00, 06/14/2019

Old Navy $1 flip flop sale is back Saturday with a golden flip flop contest Old Navy's annual $1 flip flop sale returns June 15, the day after National Flip Flop Day, and days before summer officially begins.       ...
05:00, 06/14/2019

Exclusive: Hong Kong police "trapped in the middle" by polarizing extradition bill Several senior Hong Kong police officials feel caught between a rock and a hard place as city leader Carrie Lam tries to ram through contentious extradition laws that have triggered violent clashes between police and protesters....
05:16, 06/14/2019

Investigators to present latest findings on downing of MH17 International investigators looking into the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 in July 2014 said on Friday they would present their latest findings next week, nearly five years after the disaster....
05:16, 06/14/2019

Don't believe these iPhone Lightning cable myths Makers of third-party Lightning cables for iPhones keep pushing falsehoods to try to dupe people into buying their cables. Here are three myths you should ignore....
05:16, 06/14/2019

Kentucky high court rules police can be sued in deadly chase LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Supreme Court has ruled that police can be sued for damages when their car chases lead to the death or injury of third parties. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports the court’s 6-1 ruling on Thursday overturned...
05:16, 06/14/2019

Renault plans new sister model to Captur crossover Second B-segment SUV model will help bolster French brand's sales in fastest-growing market sector Renault will join brands such as Vauxhall, Citroën and Ford by offering two similar-sized small crossover models in its future line-up.  Rumoured as ...
05:32, 06/14/2019

Alabama woman says judge ordered her to allow her alleged rapist to visit their sons: report An Alabama woman claims the same man who raped and impregnated her multiple times as a child has won visitation rights to see their children, forcing her to face her alleged rapist or risk being put behind bars.  ...
05:32, 06/14/2019

Florida homeowner detains suspect by holding iPhone like a gun: report A Miami homeowner was able to get a suspected car burglar to lie down on the ground with his hands behind his back Monday evening by holding his recording iPhone on the man until police arrived, according to a report....
05:32, 06/14/2019

Vehicles, equipment of new U.S. rotational unit arrive in South Korea Vehicles and other equipment of a new rotational U.S. Army unit have arrived in South Korea to replace its predecessor set to complete a nine-month mission here, the Eighth Army said Friday....
06:16, 06/14/2019

METALS-Copper slides as China data dents demand prospects Copper prices fell on Friday after weak manufacturing and investment data from top consumer China reinforced expectations of damage to growth and demand prospects from the protracted U.S.-China trade war....
06:16, 06/14/2019

UPDATE 1-With rents spiraling, Merkel tells landlords: Serve the public German Chancellor Angela Merkel urged private housing investors on Friday to recognise their obligation to the public amid growing concern that spiraling rents in Germany's biggest cities are pricing out locals and choking off economic growth....
06:16, 06/14/2019

Monsoon founder spars with landlords over rescue The owner of Monsoon Accessorize is facing demands from landlords to alter the terms of a multimillion pound support package to be unveiled by the fashion retailer next week....
06:16, 06/14/2019

Staten Island man charged with hiring hitman to whack wife’s suspected lover A jilted Staten Island man has been charged with orchestrating a murder-for-hire plot to bump off another man with whom he suspected his wife was having an affair. The feds charged Ramon Ramirez, 48-year-old Staten Island resident known as “Obendy,” ...
06:48, 06/14/2019

Huawei P30 Pro got a big camera update to tame the yellow pixels, did it work? For the first time in smartphone history, Huawei took a chance, and addressed the weakest point of mobile cameras - night and low-light shots - by employing unorthodox color mask in its flagship P30 series. Huawei calls it a Super Spectrum sensor, as...
06:48, 06/14/2019

Sudan military admits abuses committed in Khartoum attack Several officers arrested over protest camp crackdown in which more than 100 killedMilitary rulers in Sudan have admitted that security forces committed abuses when they attacked a protest camp in Khartoum earlier this week.A spokesman for the transi...
07:00, 06/14/2019

Spanish court blocks jailed Catalan leader from joining EU parliament Petition for Oriol Junqueras to leave jail to start process of becoming an MEP rejectedCatalonia’s jailed former vice-president, Oriol Junqueras, will not be allowed to take up his seat in the European parliament until there is a verdict in the trial...
07:00, 06/14/2019

Oakland's Past Is Brighter Than The Warriors' Future OAKLAND — The nostalgia in the building was thick enough to cut with DeMarcus Cousins, so much so that many of the last 19,596 humans shoved into what has always been known by the locals as “The Coliseum” almost forgot that there was a championship t...
07:16, 06/14/2019

Motor racing: Toyota commit to WEC and Le Mans post-2020 Le Mans 24 Hours winners Toyota have committed to staying in the World Endurance Championship (WEC) after 2020 when rule changes come into force and the top category switches to hypercars....
07:16, 06/14/2019

2019 U.S. Open: Round 2 tee times, TV channels, streaming info Round 2 of the 2019 US Open gets underway Friday morning. Here's everything you need to catch who makes the cut at Pebble Beach Golf Links.        ...
07:32, 06/14/2019

HBO’s Los Espookys will make you want to be a horror technician, too At the 2019 ATX TV Festival, HBO premiered new comedy Los Espookys then let Drunk History's Derek Waters ask the cast and head writers questions. [credit: Nathan Mattise ] ...
07:48, 06/14/2019

This gripping memoir tells the story of a girl — and South Africa — coming of age Along with her personal stories of belonging, love and family, Msimang teaches readers about race and racism, how one’s political ideology shifts, and contemporary South African political history....
07:48, 06/14/2019

Toyota LMP1 reserve Thomas Laurent back to LMP2 for '19/20 WEC Toyota test and reserve driver Thomas Laurent will return to the LMP2 class for the 2019/20 World Endurance Championship, after signing with current championship leader Signatech-Alpine...
08:16, 06/14/2019

Trump: Ex-lawyer McGahn 'may have been confused' in Russia probe Former White House lawyer Don McGahn "may have been confused" during his testimony as part of U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, President Donald Trump said in an interview broadcast on Friday....
08:16, 06/14/2019

Luke Voit prospering where ailing Yankees need it the most CHICAGO — There are times in a tight game, Luke Voit acknowledged Thursday, when he’ll gaze from home plate back to his superiors for reminders and reassurance. “I’ll look over to [hitting coach] Marcus [Thames] in the dugout, and he’ll go, ‘Slow dow...
08:16, 06/14/2019

Tiger Woods grinds it out to remain in the hunt at US Open PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Nineteen years ago, Tiger Woods made golf look easy when the U.S. Open was played at Pebble Beach. On Thursday, it was a grind as Woods needed several clutch par putts just to stay within striking distance after the opening rou...
08:16, 06/14/2019

Friday's Best Deals: Qt. Ninja Foodi, Clear the Rack, Anker RoboVac, and More A cheaper-than-ever Ninja Foodi, Nordstrom Rack’s Clear the Rack event, and Anker’s newest robotic vacuum lead off a Friday’s best deals.Read more......
08:32, 06/14/2019

Scare at 103 stories: Coating cracks on glass ledge of Chicago skyscraper, worrying tourists The protective coating cracked at Willis Tower in Chicago on Monday. The crack posed no danger to tourists, but was scary to some.        ...
08:32, 06/14/2019

Halsey's 'deeply personal' accomplishment Before her Songwriters Hall of Fame induction, Halsey says being recognized for her songwriting is most meaningful, while Nile Rodgers reveals why he took the SHOF chairman position. (June 14)        ...
08:32, 06/14/2019

Pelosi: 'I feel really sorry' for Trump Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi said she felt sorry for President Trump when he called her a "nasty, vindictive, horrible person," in an interview in Normandy, France, which he was visiting for D-Day commemorations. (June 14)    ...
08:32, 06/14/2019

Volkswagen’s $17 Billion Change of Direction The car giant is finally putting its faith in the wonders of the capital markets with its Traton trucks IPO. If only Germany’s citizens would do the same. ...
08:48, 06/14/2019

Jennifer Lopez Dishes on How Her Wedding to Alex Rodriguez Will Be Different Than Her Past 3 Jennifer Lopez wants a religious wedding when she marries Alex Rodriguez, in what will mark her fourth walk down the aisle. The 49-year-old pop singer and actress made her comments in a......
09:00, 06/14/2019

Honk if life’s moving too slowly? That’s not the answer | Oliver Burkeman Technology should leave us more free time, but we’re more impatient than ever. Is there a solution?You needn’t spend long in a city where the honking of car horns is out of control – New York or Delhi, say – before you notice something: in practical ...
09:00, 06/14/2019

How do I teach my niece about racism without upsetting my brother? She is 13 and has had a very sheltered, conservative upbringing in one of the southern states of the US. How do I go about exposing her to different views and values?My 13-year-old niece is coming from her home in a southern US state to our smallhold...
09:00, 06/14/2019

Cocktail of the week: The Courtyard's American Beauty | The Good Mixer If you’re wondering where the summer’s gone, you’ll find it in this sunny, cucumber-infused take on G&T with lemon and apple juice Summer in a glass. For the syrup, use a cucumber-flavoured tonic water, if you can – there are a few on the market now,...
09:00, 06/14/2019

Iran: U.S. accusations over oil tanker attacks 'alarming' Iran warned the United States Friday against blaming Tehran for new attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, saying the U.S. accusations are "worrying."...
09:16, 06/14/2019

European Under-21 Championship 2019: All you need to know "The 22nd edition of the UEFA European Under-21 Championship gets underway on Sunday as co-hosts Italy and San Marino greet the best young talent from across the continent."...
09:16, 06/14/2019

Markets Right Now: Stocks fall on fresh concerns about trade NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 11:55 a.m. Stocks are falling at midday Friday amid more concerns about the business impact of the U.S.-China trade dispute. Technology shares dropped after chip maker...
09:16, 06/14/2019

Top dog: Shares of online pet store Chewy soar in debut NEW YORK (AP) — It’s raining cats and dogs on Wall Street. Chewy, the online seller of pet food and squeaky toys, went public Friday and its shares soared 71%. The stock’s rise values the 8-year-old company at $15 billion. Demand for the ...
09:16, 06/14/2019

Florida governor signs bill banning sanctuary policies TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — All law enforcement agencies in Florida will have to cooperate with federal immigration authorities under a bill signed by Gov. Ron DeSantis. The bill signed Friday allows DeSantis to remove local officials from office if the...
09:16, 06/14/2019

Moldova caretaker govt to resign but demands an early vote CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) — A caretaker Democratic Party-led government in Moldova says it will resign in order to end a power struggle that has heightened political tensions in the impoverished ex-Soviet republic. But the party led by the powerful olig...
09:16, 06/14/2019

Jury rejects St. Louis police officer’s gender bias lawsuit ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jurors have rejected a high-ranking St. Louis police officer’s claim that her colleague was promoted to deputy chief instead of her because of gender bias. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the jury ruled against Lt. Col...
09:16, 06/14/2019

Wounded 5-year-old is 6th child shot in St. Louis in a week ST. LOUIS (AP) — Violence in St. Louis has taken an even more disturbing turn in the past week with shootings involving six children, including four who died. The latest shooting Thursday night injured a 5-year-old girl who was in a car with another ...
09:16, 06/14/2019

The Latest: Districts’ lawyer vows to monitor school funding TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on the Kansas Supreme Court’s newest ruling in a protracted lawsuit over funding for public schools (all times local): 10:25 a.m. An attorney representing four local public school districts in Kansas is promising ...
09:16, 06/14/2019

Japan holds off Scotland 2-1 at Women’s World Cup RENNES, France (AP) — Mana Iwabuchi had an early goal and then Japan held off a late charge from Scotland for a 2-1 victory on Friday at the Women’s World Cup. Iwabuchi, who was on the Japanese team that won the World Cup in 2011, scored in the...
09:16, 06/14/2019

Missy Elliott tears up as first female rapper inducted into Songwriters Hall of Fame Missy Elliott felt the love back from her musical sisters as she became the first female rapper inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame.        ...
09:16, 06/14/2019

Leonard's future with Raptors hangs over team's maiden NBA title The Toronto Raptors took down the dynastic Golden State Warriors to win Canada's first NBA title but now face perhaps their toughest battle yet as they try to convince Kawhi Leonard to have a long-term future with the team....
09:32, 06/14/2019

9 incredible deals and sales you can get this Friday Get the things you actually want like meat thermometers, Anthropologie home decor, Ancestry DNA kits, and more.       ...
09:32, 06/14/2019

First-ever Lexus space jet idea has specs you've never heard of, until now Lexus is really taking transportation concepts to new heights with its latest announcement: A spacecraft designed for the 'Men in Black' franchise.       ...
09:32, 06/14/2019

U.S. appeals court orders new review of Trump transgender military ban A federal appeals court on Friday ordered a lower court judge to reconsider her ruling against U.S. President Donald Trump's restrictions on transgender people serving in the military, a policy that had already been allowed to go into effect by the U...
09:32, 06/14/2019

Teenager Phil Hanson aims for Le Mans redemption after tiredness ended 24-hour race last year He has co-driven with the likes of Fernando Alonso while his boss, Zak Brown, also heads up McLaren's Formula 1 operation but Phil Hanson is a relative unknown outside of endurance racing circles....
09:48, 06/14/2019

On Day 4 Of Doctors' Protest, Mamata Banerjee Again Attacks "Outsiders" West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday stood firm on her charge that "outsiders" were to blame for the doctors' protest that affected medical services in the state for the fourth day and......
09:48, 06/14/2019

Swing states: Biden dominates, Trump’s reelection in trouble Former Vice President Joe Biden dominates his rivals in several swing states where President Trump is facing high disapproval ratings, a potential sign that the White House door is opening for the Democrat....
10:00, 06/14/2019

British court sets 2020 date for Julian Assange extradition hearing A British court has set a date early next year for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to face a U.S. extradition attempt over his role in revealing classified government and military information....
10:00, 06/14/2019

‘Shenmue 3’ is more Shenmue, for better and worse "Is this what I wanted?" I must have asked myself this question three, four, possibly five times during my 15-minute demo of Shenmue 3. The experience, to be clear, was definitively and unashamedly Shenmue. I steered the series' protagonist, Ryo...
10:00, 06/14/2019

YouTube TV gifts free Showtime subscriptions to 'longtime friends' If you've subscribed to YouTube TV for a while, then it's likely you're getting free Showtime this summer. If you are a "longtime friend" of the service, then you'll get the cable channel for "no cost" through September 5th, 2019....
10:00, 06/14/2019

Retail report: Auto sales drove U.S. growth in May U.S. retail sales rose 0.5 percent in May, led by a sharp increase in auto sales -- but nearly all sectors showed growth, the Commerce Department reported Friday....
10:00, 06/14/2019

Naomi Wolf faces ‘new questions’ as US publisher postpones latest book Houghton Mifflin Harcourt had said it would stand by Outrages after row in UK over its historical accuracy, but has now recalled copies from storesNaomi Wolf’s US publisher has postponed the release of her new book and is recalling copies from bookse...
10:16, 06/14/2019

Black Men Are Part of Nature but Nature Is White – a poem It took 55 bullets and 3.5 seconds for police to kill Willie McCoy, which a report called ‘reasonable’. Acclaimed poet Shane McCrae writes about his killing Continue reading......
10:16, 06/14/2019

Wake up, England: Boris Johnson’s ‘charm’ is just the arrogance of those born to rule | Suzanne Moore The Tory leadership contest shows we’ll keep running back to the posh boys, no matter how much they use and abuse usI recognise this feeling and I hate it. A friend is going out with a guy who humiliates her, spends her money, has affairs and is abus...
10:16, 06/14/2019

In the era of player power, the Raptors' NBA dynasty may be over before it begins Toronto brought in Kawhi Leonard to win a title quickly, and he could be gone by the end of the summer. Other teams will be willing to take similar risksIt took titanic performances from Kyle Lowry and Pascal Siakam, and Kawhi Leonard doing Kawhi Leo...
10:16, 06/14/2019

Tyson Fury enjoys Vegas sparkle in reanimated heavyweight division British fighter will face Tom Schwarz on Saturday with Andy Ruiz Jr’s shock title win fresh in his mindAnthony Joshua handled the burden of being called the world’s best heavyweight with the earnest diligence of a class try-hard determined to get top...
10:16, 06/14/2019

Exit stage far right: behind the pro-Trump play hitting Washington DC In what’s been called ‘Hamilton for the MAGA crowd’, Dean Cain heads up a dramatic retelling of the controversial anti-Trump FBI texts aimed at a rightwing audienceIt was not your typical Broadway or West End crowd.On Thursday night, audience members...
10:16, 06/14/2019

Finally, a Home and Jewelry Collection for the Fancy NASCAR Fan Here’s the deal. You like NASCAR, but you’re not the type to unbutton (unhook? untie? you don’t know, that’s not your thing) your overalls to show a big “3” for Dale shaved into your chest hair or sunburned onto your skin. You don’t relax in an old, ...
10:32, 06/14/2019

What Should I Do If I Don't Trust My Local Dealer to Service My New Car? As Jalopnik’s resident car buying expert and professional car shopper, I get emails. Lots of emails. I’ve decided to pick a few questions and try to help out. This week we are discussing service issues on brand new cars, what to fix before you sell...
10:32, 06/14/2019

Mother's joy over new baby girl after suffering 13 miscarriages A mother who suffered 13 miscarriages has told of her joy after giving birth to a "miracle" baby girl following pioneering research by fertility experts....
10:48, 06/14/2019

Carrie Lam: A ‘Good Fighter’ in the Crisis Over the Hong Kong Extradition Bill Hong Kong’s chief executive is known for being a workaholic and for practically never backing down in a fight. Faced with protests over the proposed extradition bill, will she back down this time?...
11:00, 06/14/2019

Amanda Knox’s return to Italy is ‘inappropriate,’ Kercher family lawyer says Amanda Knox’s return to Italy was slammed as “inappropriate” by a lawyer representing the family of Meredith Kercher — who was slain in the apartment she shared with the American exchange student. Knox, 31, arrived in the country Th...
11:00, 06/14/2019

U.S. and Gulf allies face tough task protecting oil shipping lanes The United States and its allies may need to start escorting commercial vessels to prevent further attacks in Gulf oil shipping lanes, Gulf sources and experts said....
11:00, 06/14/2019

Tesla Driver Imitates Regulators by Appearing to Fall Asleep With Autopilot On We’ve seen this before, and you better believe we’re going to see a hell of a lot more of it. According to video obtained by NBC Los Angeles and an interview with the person who shot the footage, a Tesla driver fell asleep at the wheel of the car whi...
11:32, 06/14/2019

Budget: From Slowing Growth To Low Demand, Key Challenges For The Economy Analysts, investors and economists expect the government to address these concerns in its upcoming full-year Budget, scheduled to be presented in Parliament on July 5....
11:48, 06/14/2019

Hong Kong extradition protests turn violent Protests between protestors and Hong Kong police turned violent on Wednesday morning. Protestors of proposed extradition laws occupied the streets.        ...
11:48, 06/14/2019

Arizona Diamondbacks star thinks it would be 'hassle' if he threw no-hitter Arizona Diamondbacks star Zack Greinke is not known for wanting the spotlight for much of anything and that notion even rang truer Thursday when he was asked about throwing a no-hitter....
12:00, 06/14/2019

Suzuki Gixxer 250 Pictures Leaked After the launch of the Suzuki Gixxer SF 250, it was only a matter of time before Suzuki India launched the Gixxer 250. And the first pictures of the new motorcycle have already been leaked....
12:16, 06/14/2019

BS6 Compliant Maruti Suzuki Wagon R And Swift Petrol Launched Maruti Suzuki India has silently rolled out Bharat Stage-VI (BS6) compliant Swift petrol and Wagon R 1.2 in the market. Based on the updates, prices of both the BS6 compliant Maruti Suzuki Swift and......
12:16, 06/14/2019

Pope Francis declares 'climate emergency' and urges action Addressing energy leaders, pope warns of ‘catastrophic’ effects of global heatingPope Francis has declared a global “climate emergency”, warning of the dangers of global heating and that a failure to act urgently to reduce greenhouse gases would be “...
12:16, 06/14/2019

Why Did Michigan Just Drop All Charges in the Flint Water Crisis? The people of Flint, Michigan, deserve justice. More than five years ago, the city switched its water source and exposed nearly 100,000 residents to lead-tainted drinking water. Yet the state has failed to hold anyone accountable for this event, and ...
12:32, 06/14/2019

Eoin Morgan says injuries in win over West Indies are no cause for panic • Captain and Jason Roy are England doubts to face Afghanistan• ‘It’s a worry but we’re not at panic stations,’ Morgan saysEoin Morgan insisted it was not a case of “panic stations” despite injuries to himself and Jason Roy taking the gloss off Engla...
12:32, 06/14/2019

Rep. Raúl Grijalva faces ethics probe over hostile workplace allegations The House Ethics Committee is examining allegations that Rep. Raúl Grijalva (D-Ariz.), the Natural Resources Committee chairman, created a hostile workplace, his spokesman confirmed on Friday. The ethics probe comes four years after the Natura...
13:16, 06/14/2019

Kansas Supreme Court Signs Off on Increased Education Spending Almost a decade into a fight over education funding, the state’s highest court declared Friday that Kansas finally was spending enough money on its public schools....
14:00, 06/14/2019

Is the Mazda3 Hatchback the Best Car of 2019? The new Mazda3 is extravagantly equipped and great to look at, especially for the price, says Dan Neil. But it takes more than a nice body to be declared this year’s top gas-powered car....
14:00, 06/14/2019

Twins’ thrilling season is turning Torii Hunter into a believer You can forgive experienced baseball observers, whether they live in Minnesota or elsewhere, if they want to wait and see more from this year’s so-far-dynamic version of the Twins. Yet the American League Central leaders (by a mile or so), and one of...
14:16, 06/14/2019

Aaron Judge just behind Giancarlo Stanton after big rehab step CHICAGO — Giancarlo Stanton and Aaron Judge are scheduled to take big steps forward in their comebacks from injuries on Friday night when they will be in the lineup for Scranton Wilkes-Barre (Triple-A) against Durham in North Carolina. And if Stanton...
14:16, 06/14/2019

Australian World Cup star Sam Kerr exposes homophobic troll Australia’s captain Sam Kerr wasn’t about to let social media trolls bring her down after her team’s 3-2 comeback victory against Brazil. Friday morning, Kerr exposed one of the vile remarks about her sexuality. The tweet showed a screenshot of a dis...
14:16, 06/14/2019

Son of tourist who died Monday at Dominican resort says he's being pressured to allow cremating or embalming before body's return to US The son of a New York hospital technician who died suddenly in her room at an all-inclusive resort in Punta Cana says Dominican authorities are resisting performing toxicology tests and are pressuring him to have her body cremated or embalmed before ...
14:16, 06/14/2019

Migrants complain of poor conditions at US holding centers The Trump administration is facing growing complaints from migrants about severe overcrowding, meager food and other hardships at border holding centers....
14:32, 06/14/2019

We Went To Bethesda's E3 Booth And Read A Bunch Of Game Titles Tim Rogers checks out Bethesda’s E3 2019 booth. We talk about sequels that don’t use numbers, Elder Scrolls games, and stand in front of a bunch of posters. Check out the whole booth in the video above....
14:32, 06/14/2019

The Outer Worlds E3 Demo Featured Flexible Combat And Strategic Lying This week, my colleague Jason Schreier and I had a chance to sit in on a demo for The Outer Worlds, the newest game from Obsidian Entertainment. Outer Worlds is a first-person role-playing game where you find yourself stranded on a distant planet fig...
14:32, 06/14/2019

US Naval War College will have first female president Rear Adm. Shoshana Chatfield was named as the new president of the U.S. Naval War College earlier today. She will serve as the college's first female president in its 135 year history. Navy Secretary Richard Spencer named Chatfield in a statement tha...
14:32, 06/14/2019

Alameda County Sheriff's Office Wants To Charge Raptors Exec Masai Ujiri With Battery [Update] Raptors president of basketball operations Masai Ujiri was walking onto the floor Thursday night to celebrate his team’s championship when he appeared to get in some sort of altercation with a cop. The Alameda County Sheriff’s Office claimed that Uji...
14:48, 06/14/2019

Chicago Photographer Heroically Avoids Being Retraumatized By Ugly First Pitch Just a couple of weeks ago, Chicago photographer Darren Georgia narrowly avoided a serious bump on his face during a ceremonial first pitch gone awry. Mere milliseconds after his flash captured a White Sox fan’s once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, Georgi...
14:48, 06/14/2019

Fuck Your Asterisk I heard someone on sports talk radio the other day say that if the Raptors pulled out a win in these NBA Finals, fans would forget about what exactly happened to Golden State during the series—he made this supposition after Kevin Durant’s calf rolled...
14:48, 06/14/2019

Drake Had Three Weeks To Workshop His Next Promo, And This Is What He Came Up With The last time we did this, Drake had descended from his stage in the heart of Toronto—why does Drake get a stage? Why doesn’t he watch the game among the rest of the fans?—to tell us that Raptors fans are very good at following the rules. The perform...
14:48, 06/14/2019

Boy who was slashed in the throat by mom dies while standing in lunch line at school A 6-year-old boy whose throat was slashed by his mother in April collapsed while standing in line for lunch at his Bronx school Friday and died, police and sources said. It was the child’s second day at PS/MS 5 Port Morris, according to a schoo...
14:48, 06/14/2019

Man mows lawns for veterans in all 50 states BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama man says he has completed his quest to mow lawns for veterans in all 50 states. Rodney Smith Jr. tweeted Friday that he’s headed home from Hawaii after cutting grass in Oahu. He got to his last state with help...
14:48, 06/14/2019

Sarah Sanders speculation shakes up Arkansas governor’s race LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Speculation that White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders could run for governor in her home state of Arkansas is shaking up a race three years away that was already expected to attract a crowd of Republican candidates. Pres...
14:48, 06/14/2019

Playing on 2 surfaces, Vekic reaches Nottingham semis NOTTINGHAM, England (AP) — Former champion Donna Vekic finally got to play on grass at the Nottingham Open on Friday but had to overcome multiple rain delays and another switch indoors before reaching the semifinals. The second-seeded Vekic defeated ...
14:48, 06/14/2019

Dems accelerate election security push after Trump comments WASHINGTON (AP) — Alarmed by President Donald Trump’s willingness to accept foreign dirt on a political opponent, House Democrats are accelerating their efforts to strengthen election security ahead of the 2020 campaign. Lawmakers had already b...
14:48, 06/14/2019

Arctic permafrost is going through a rapid meltdown — 70 years early In the Canadian Arctic, layers of permafrost that scientists expected to remain frozen for at least 70 years have already begun thawing. The once-frozen surface is now sinking and dotted with melt ponds and from above looks a bit like Swiss cheese, s...
14:48, 06/14/2019