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A student told his classmates to keep running life's relay race as he gave the commencement address at his graduation ceremony using speech software. Ahmed Ali, who is non-verbal, was graduating from Minneapolis Public Schools' Tr...

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Why does no one want Donald Trump’s childhood home? Nobody in New York wants to live in Donald Trump’s childhood home. And with an asking price that’s two times the Queens neighborhood’s median sale price, who would? The modest 2,000-square-foot Jamaica Estates house, where Fred Trump raised the Donal...
02:32, 09/19/2019

Yankees make rotation swap as playoffs approach Aaron Boone reiterated Wednesday the Yankees have yet to determine how they will use their rotation during the playoffs. But they swapped the scheduled days for J.A. Happ and Masahiro Tanaka’s outings, with Tanaka now going on Thursday and Happ slate...
02:32, 09/19/2019

UK Supreme Court LIVE: Sir John Major to challenge PM suspending Parliament The Supreme Court will today hear from a host of supporters of a legal challenge against Boris Johnson's controversial decision to suspend Parliament....
02:32, 09/19/2019

BBC defends Laura Kuenssberg over 'absurd' claims on social media she maliciously tweeted about father who confronted Boris Johnson The BBC has defended journalist Laura Kuenssberg calling suggestions she maliciously shared details of a father who confronted Boris Johnson at a hospital "absurd"....
02:32, 09/19/2019

Netflix may use performance bonuses to incentivize actors and filmmakers Netflix's upfront payment to filmmakers and other talent means movies will make money no matter what. However, the streaming giant could lose out on some projects with that practice, seeing as it puts a limit on potential profit. Those who belie...
02:32, 09/19/2019

FCC creates two 'innovation zones' to test next-gen wireless The FCC is backing up its push for next-gen wireless by setting up entire areas devoted to advancing the technology. The agency has created two "innovation zones" in New York City and Salt Lake City that will serve as testbeds for 5G and other wirel...
02:32, 09/19/2019

Tim Hortons pulling Beyond Meat products from menus, except in Ontario and B.C. In an email, a Restaurant Brands International Inc. spokeswoman said the vegetable-based Beyond Burgers and breakfast sandwiches were introduced as a "limited-time offer."...
03:00, 09/19/2019

Age not an obstacle to Serena's pursuit of 24th major: Mouratoglou Serena Williams is getting faster and fitter in her hunt for an elusive 24th Grand Slam title and the 37-year-old still has time on time on her side despite missed opportunities, the American's coach, Patrick Mouratoglou, has said....
03:00, 09/19/2019

Fast facts about the smoky haze smothering Southeast Asia During Southeast Asia's dry season, farmers in Indonesia and other countries clear land using fire, often for palm and wood pulp plantations, with flames frequently raging out of control to produce a choking haze that spreads across the region....
03:00, 09/19/2019

Singapore F1 organizers stock up on anti-smog masks Singapore Grand Prix organizers are stocking up on disposable face masks to sell to spectators if the worst air pollution in three years threatens to taint the city-state's marquee sports event....
03:00, 09/19/2019

Revealed: how US senators invest in the firms they're supposed to regulate Analysis of financial disclosure data shows 51 senators and their spouses have as much as $96m invested in corporate stocks As they set national policy on important issues such as climate change, tech monopolies, medical debt and income inequality, U...
03:00, 09/19/2019

America's Got Talent Season 14 Crowns a Winner Well this feels right. Kodi Lee has been named the winner of America's Got Talent season 14, which felt inevitable all season long. The 22 year-old singer and pianist is blind and......
03:00, 09/19/2019

Tom Brady Reveals How He and Gisele Bündchen Motivate Their Kids to Maintain a Healthy Lifestyle Tom Brady and Gisele Bündchen are raising their kids to become anything but ordinary. And how could they be? With a sports legend and a world-famous supermodel as parents, the......
03:00, 09/19/2019

Nikki Bella Puts Artem Chigvintsev in the Hot Seat When Talking Baby Plans Nothing like putting your significant other on the hot spot! On today's brand-new episode of The Bellas Podcast, Nikki Bella was joined by her boyfriend Artem Chigvintsev in......
03:00, 09/19/2019

The Real Housewives of Dallas' LeeAnne Locken and Kary Brittingham Go At It Over...Being Negative So, this is how a The Real Housewives of Dallas feud starts? Not with a thrown glass, but a litany of complaints? The Lone Star ladies are in Mexico and things between LeeAnne Locken and......
03:00, 09/19/2019

Croatian government backs down on later retirement age The Croatian government will lower the country's retirement age back to 65 from 67 following a protest campaign led by leading trade unions, Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic said on Thursday....
03:32, 09/19/2019

Algeria detains opposition activist in new sign of clampdown Algerian authorities have arrested Fodil Boumala, a prominent opposition activist and anti-government protester, fellow activists and a lawyer said on Thursday....
03:32, 09/19/2019

Tuvalu changes PM, adds to concerns over backing for Taiwan in Pacific Parliament in the tiny South Pacific country of Tuvalu elected a new prime minister on Thursday, making a change that analysts say could give China a chance to further undermine Taiwan in a region that has been a pillar of support....
03:32, 09/19/2019

Central African militia suspects, one a soccer boss, hear war crimes charges Two alleged leaders of Central African Republic militias, one of them prominent in African football, heard details of war crimes accusations against them at the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Thursday....
03:32, 09/19/2019

Prosecutors probe how Airbus got classified Bundeswehr files Airbus acquired classified documents from Germany's armed forces concerning two military procurement programs. The aerospace giant said it is "fully cooperating" with an investigation into how employees got the files....
03:32, 09/19/2019

Ryanair plans 500-700 job cuts as O'Leary bags bonus Ryanair's Chief Executive Michael O'Leary said he plans to cut 500-700 jobs at the airline as shareholders narrowly approved a bonus scheme on Thursday that could earn him around 100 million euros ($111 million) over five years....
03:32, 09/19/2019

‘3 Musketeers’ or ‘3 Stooges’? Republicans Challenging Trump May Fall in Between The three candidates, coupled with a softening economy and the president’s falling poll numbers against almost any Democrat, may offer reluctant Trump voters a way out....
03:32, 09/19/2019

Trump Says ‘It’s Crazy’ to Spend $13 Million Per Inmate at Guantánamo The president said he would look for alternatives to the costly prison in Cuba that holds 40 terrorism suspects, but stopped short of saying he might close it....
03:32, 09/19/2019

For decadent, deficient Real Madrid the problems start in midfield | Jonathan Wilson The team were incapable even of the basics in Paris and it is a wonder Spanish clubs have not exploited the weaknesses moreAs Thomas Meunier and Juan Bernat capered through the open savannah that archaeologists believe was once populated by the Real ...
03:32, 09/19/2019

Storage tank explodes into sky amid fire at Istanbul chemical factory – video A metal storage tank exploded during a huge fire at a chemical factory in Istanbul on Wednesday. Video obtained by the broadcaster Haber Global showed people running away in panic as debris fell from the sky. Two firefighters were injured after the b...
03:32, 09/19/2019

Here's what's coming to (and going from) Netflix in October October marks both the beginning of Spooky Season and the arrival of some highly anticpated properties to Netflix. What better way to kick off the month than with the film adaptation of Stephen King’s In The Tall Grass, or with the horrors of puberty...
04:00, 09/19/2019

"Keep Entertaining Cricket Fans": Afridi To Kohli After ICC Tweets Stats Shahid Afridi appreciated India captain Virat Kohli as a "great player" after he scored an unbeaten 72 in the second T20I against South Africa and reclaimed averages of 50 in all formats of cricket....
04:00, 09/19/2019

You Can Now Download Spider-Man: Far From Home in India Spider-Man: Far From Home is now available for purchase and download on Google Play, iTunes, and YouTube in India. Far From Home full movie costs Rs. 590 for the SD version, with HD at Rs. 690 on......
04:32, 09/19/2019

Uddhav Thackeray, Devendra Fadnavis Firm On Alliance: Shiv Sena Leader Senior Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut today said their party president Uddhav Thackeray and Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis are firm on the alliance for the upcoming Maharashtra Assembly polls and are......
04:32, 09/19/2019

Karnataka To Have Innovation Authority To Boost Tech: Chief Minister The Karnataka government would come out with a revised information technology policy, and constitute an Innovation Authority, and a vision group for startups, Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa said today....
04:32, 09/19/2019

Trump threatens EPA action against San Francisco over homeless crisis President Trump said Wednesday night that the EPA will be issuing a “notice” to San Francisco over environmental issues caused by the city’s homeless population. “We can’t have our cities going to hell,” Trump said. R...
05:01, 09/19/2019

Pastafarian pastor wears colander, leads prayer at government meeting HOMER, Alaska — A pastor wearing a colander on his head offered the opening prayer on behalf of the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster to open a local government meeting in Alaska, the latest blessing from a nontraditional church since a court ru...
05:01, 09/19/2019

Obama says presidents should avoid social media in apparent jab at Trump Former President Barack Obama appeared to take a rare shot at his White House successor on Wednesday, advising against “watching TV or reading social media” when running the country, according to reports. Obama made the remarks at the private event i...
05:01, 09/19/2019

Greta Thunberg and George Monbiot make short film on climate crisis – video Environmental activists Greta Thunberg and George Monbiot have helped produce a short film highlighting the need to protect, restore and use nature to tackle the climate crisis.Living ecosystems like forests, mangroves, swamps and seabeds can pull en...
05:02, 09/19/2019

Ivanka Trump visits Boys & Girls Club in workforce meeting President Donald Trump's daughter and adviser, Ivanka Trump, visited the Boys & Girls Club of D.C. on Wednesday as part of a White House American Workforce Policy Advisory Board meeting....
05:02, 09/19/2019

Federal Reserve orders 2nd straight interest rate cut For the second meeting in a row, the Federal Reserve ordered another quarter-point interest rate cut at the conclusion of its policy summit Wednesday....
05:02, 09/19/2019

Bank Reserves: What Are They and Why a Shortage Is Roiling a Key Rate Bank reserves are normally obscure, even to bankers and professional investors. But this week they have hit the news when a shortage of them caused a key measure of borrowing costs—known as the overnight repo rate—to spike....
05:03, 09/19/2019

The Rise and Demise of the Seleucid Empire The Seleucid Empire was a Hellenistic state that existed between the 4th and 1st centuries BC. It was established by Seleucus I Nicator ...
06:00, 09/19/2019

Healthy Diet: 3 Delicious Apple Salad Recipes For A Light Nutritious Meal Healthy Diet: Apple is said to help lower levels of cholesterol and also reduce risk of type-2 diabetes. Here are 3 delicious apple salad recipes to try!...
06:01, 09/19/2019

US backs Saudi 'right to defend itself,' Iran warns of 'all-out war' The US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo described attacks on Saudi oil facilities as an "act of war" by Iran. Tehran has denied a role in the attacks and said a military strike against Iran would end in "all-out war."...
06:01, 09/19/2019

GM's South Korean workers to stage partial strike, report says An internal note from the union representing GM workers in South Korea said partial strikes would be launched Friday and next week, Reuters reported....
06:02, 09/19/2019

If he loses in court, PM Johnson could suspend parliament again - document British Prime Minister Boris Johnson could suspend parliament again even if the Supreme Court rules that his original suspension, or prorogation, was unlawful, a court document tweeted by an opposition lawyer showed on Thursday....
06:32, 09/19/2019

U.S. to withdraw and withhold funds from Afghanistan, blames corruption U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Thursday the United States would return about $100 million to the treasury for an energy infrastructure project in Afghanistan and would withhold a further $60 million in planned assistance to the country d...
06:32, 09/19/2019

Iranian military official says enemies will regret aggression against Tehran Iran's adversaries will regret any aggression against it, a senior Iranian military officer said a day after Riyadh and Washington blamed Iran for attacks on oil installations in Saudi Arabia....
06:32, 09/19/2019

Gantz party rejects Netanyahu's offer of Israeli unity gov't The centrist party of Israeli election challenger Benny Gantz rejected on Thursday an offer by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to join forces in a governing coalition under the incumbent....
06:32, 09/19/2019

U.S. drone strike kills 30 pine nut farm workers in Afghanistan A U.S. drone strike intended to hit an Islamic State (IS) hideout in Afghanistan killed at least 30 civilians resting after a day's labor in the fields, officials said on Thursday....
06:32, 09/19/2019

|Cabinet:'Fruitful'talksonMboweni'sgrowthplan Minister in the Presidency Jackson Mthembu says Cabinet is considering Treasury's economic policy paper, now that the deadline of public submissions has passed....
06:33, 09/19/2019

|ChristoWiese'splanforVirginActiveowner:Getridofbosses,assets South African businessman Christo Wiese is part of a shareholder group proposing investment company Brait SE raise R3 billion in a share sale and dispose of all assets except gym-chain Virgin Active....
06:33, 09/19/2019

|Globalhouseholdwealthdropsforfirsttimesince2008crisis-study Household wealth excluding property in the world's 53 largest countries fell slightly last year, in a first since the financial crisis of 2008, German insurance giant Allianz has said....
06:33, 09/19/2019

‘Workers Are Tired and Frustrated and Angry.’ Uneven Economic Growth Fuels Walkouts Like the GM Strike The labor movement has long been struggling in the U.S., as fewer workers join unions and as high-profile organizing drives, like a June attempt to unionize Volkswagen employees in Tennessee, fall short. But American workers, feeling left behind as t...
06:33, 09/19/2019

Man who allegedly changed adopted daughter's age then abandoned her turns himself in An Indiana couple has been charged with neglect after allegedly changing their daughter's age from 11 to 22, moving to Canada and leaving her behind.        ...
07:00, 09/19/2019

German mom, daughter facing eviction blow up house: police German authorities on Wednesday said a mother and daughter are under investigation for allegedly setting off an explosion at their home in western Germany when police and a court officer showed up to evict them....
07:00, 09/19/2019

Netflix will release 67 new original movies and shows in October 2019 – here’s the full list Ho… ly… smokes! After a somewhat slow month in September with only 41 new original movies and shows set to be released, Netflix is really cranking up the volume in October. Before we get to the whopping 67 new Netflix original movies, s...
07:32, 09/19/2019

Armani sees airy, light spring for Emporio line at Milan show Italian designer Giorgio Armani chose a light breezy silhouette for his Emporio Armani line at Milan Fashion Week on Thursday, picking soft colors and loose cuts for the brand’s spring line....
07:32, 09/19/2019

Houston Texans' Kenny Stills receives praise for 'patriotism' after meeting with police chief Houston Texans wide receiver Kenny Stills received high praise from Houston police Chief Art Acevedo on Tuesday after the two met to discuss policing within the community....
07:32, 09/19/2019

Antonio Brown shares text messages appearing to show doctor joking about farting incident Antonio Brown on Wednesday shared a text message that appeared to be from the doctor who accused him of farting in his face repeatedly and laughing about it during a consultation in August 2018....
07:32, 09/19/2019

Wunder Mobility closes $60 million round to expand its urban transport platform in the U.S. Wunder Mobility, which helps companies and cities create their own urban mobility services, has closed a series B round of funding at $60 million.Read More...
07:32, 09/19/2019

Google launches AI lab in Bangalore, India Google is opening an AI lab in Bangalore, India that will focus in part on the creation of systems to improve education, agriculture, and health care.Read More...
07:32, 09/19/2019

U.S. House Speaker Pelosi unveils proposal to lower drug prices U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi released proposed legislation on Thursday that would allow the federal government to negotiate the prices of hundreds of prescription drugs for Medicare healthcare beneficiaries as well as other consumers....
07:32, 09/19/2019

September aviation photos: Plane spotting around the world Check out airplanes and airports from around the world in this collection of September's greatest airline and plane photos.       ...
07:32, 09/19/2019

Google Pay will let you use your cards in India without actually carrying them Along with Google‘s announcement of an AI research center, its local language translation with Google Lens, and a phone number for Google Assistant, today the search giant announced Tokenized payment cards in the Google Pay app in India. With this fe...
08:00, 09/19/2019

Man charged with running Bitcoin–powered fake ID cartel gets a year in US prison A man charged with creating fake IDs in a major Bitcoin-powered distribution ring has been sentenced to one year and one day in US federal prison. Aaron Kuns, from Toledo (Ohio), who pleaded guilty in June, will also be subject to three years on supe...
08:00, 09/19/2019

'Call of Duty' crossplay lands on October 25th If you and your pals have different games consoles you don't really have a whole bunch of options when it comes to playing together -- but now, Activision is switching things up. Following in the footsteps of Fortnite and Rocket League, Call of ...
08:00, 09/19/2019

T-Mobile will give Apple Card owners higher in-store cashback T-Mobile has announced a partnership with Apple to offer up to three percent cashback on in-store purchases for customer's who use the new Apple Card. The company said it's "the only wireless provider to offer three percent Daily Cash on Ap...
08:00, 09/19/2019

Impossible Burger makes its grocery store debut in Southern California Impossible Burger will soon be available at your local grocer. The company announced that starting on September 20th its plant burgers will be available at Gelson's Markets in Southern California, marking the first time customers can buy them in...
08:00, 09/19/2019

A 4G flip phone with Google Assistant is coming to the US Dumb phones are getting smarter. Last year Nokia showed us what was possible in a feature phone with its 8110 4G, now Alcatel is leveraging the same operating system, Kai, to launch a 4G flip phone with Google Assistant integration, as well as apps s...
08:00, 09/19/2019

Turns out smartphones aren't making millennials grow horns after all Demonizing smartphones and millennials is a favorite past time among certain segments of the population, and earlier this year there was an excellent opportunity for both when a science journal published a dubious article claiming that using smartpho...
08:00, 09/19/2019

| Ex-England forward Beardsley suspended over racist comments Former Newcastle Under-23s coach Peter Beardsley has been suspended from all football-related activity after he was found guilty of making racist comments....
08:48, 09/19/2019

U.S. House committee reaches deal for testimony by Trump Afghan envoy U.S. President Donald Trump's top negotiator for Afghanistan will hold a briefing for the House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee, the panel said on Wednesday, after the committee subpoenaed him in frustration at his refusal to meet with i...
08:48, 09/19/2019

Imelda Hits Texas With ‘Catastrophic Flooding’; Hundreds in Need of Rescue Places that were battered by Hurricane Harvey in 2017 were again being pounded. The Beaumont area was drenched with up to 35 inches of water, forcing chaotic evacuations and leaving residents stranded....
08:48, 09/19/2019

Watchdog Refuses to Detail Whistle-Blower Complaint About Trump The complaint, being discussed in a closed meeting with House lawmakers, addresses a commitment that President Trump was said to have made to a world leader....
08:48, 09/19/2019

Angels beat Yankees in Sabathia's final home start The Los Angeles Angels beat the New York Yankees after a sixth inning fielding error in pitcher C.C. Sabathia's final regular-season start at Yankee Stadium....
08:48, 09/19/2019

Crash causes delays on I-19 near San Xavier Rd TUCSON – A crash is causing traffic delays Thursday morning on Interstate 19 near San Xavier Road. According to the Arizona Department of Transportation, the left lane has reopened. Details are limited at this time. The left lane has reopened. Backu...
09:16, 09/19/2019

Tropical moisture late this weekend! TUCSON – Isolated to scattered storms this afternoon east and southeast of Tucson with a better opportunity by the end of the weekend as moisture from Hurricane Lorena moves into the Southwest! Today: Warm with some isolated storms possible. H...
09:16, 09/19/2019

The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening: The Kotaku Review The best feeling you can possibly feel while playing a video game is the act of swinging a sword in Zelda. I came to this conclusion recently, while playing the new remake of Link’s Awakening and trying to pinpoint exactly what it is that makes me lo...
09:16, 09/19/2019

Crying Suns Is Like FTL But With A Better Story After raising over €72,000 in crowdfunded donations last year, Crying Suns is set to arrive on Steam tomorrow, September 19. Its art style and core mechanics both draw obvious inspiration from similar, years-old releases, with a narrative that consta...
09:16, 09/19/2019

NYPD school crossing guard threatened to ‘beat the s–t’ out of neighbor: cops An NYPD school crossing guard was busted in Queens for sending her neighbor threatening text messages promising to “beat the s–t” out of her, police said Thursday. Danyaal McClendon, 33, was arrested at 10 p.m. Wednesday at her Far ...
09:17, 09/19/2019

Key part of De Blasio’s NYCHA rescue plan ‘appears stalled’: watchdog A key portion of Mayor de Blasio’s $24 billion public housing rescue plan has stalled, according to the Citizens Budget Commission — blocked by fellow liberals who oppose private development on publicly owned land. City Hall hoped to score as much as...
09:17, 09/19/2019

Senate eyes e-cigarette crackdown The White House has its knives out for the e-cigarette industry — and so does Capitol Hill.Sens. Mitt Romney (R-Utah) and Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) have penned a bill that largely tracks with President Donald Trump’s crackdown on vaping, according to a...
09:17, 09/19/2019

Airbus A340-600 chopped up into coffee tables Pieces of German airline Lufthansa's retired have been transformed into stylish coffee tables, clocks, luggage and other pieces of furniture and offered up for sale....
09:17, 09/19/2019

Get an extra £50 off the Galaxy Tab S6 with Currys tablet trade-in deal Samsung has released the Galaxy Tab S6 and many tech critics are already calling it the best Android tablet ever. We think it’s the top alternative to an iPad Pro. It's more affordable too. The latest Currys deal makes the Samsung Ga...
09:17, 09/19/2019

Roku Premiere makes its UK debut, along with new streaming stick designs TV streamers, rejoice: Roku is bringing its Roku Premiere streaming device to the UK.Sitting between the budget Roku Express and premium Roku Streaming Stick+, the mid-range Roku Premiere (£39) offers a compromise of price and features, packing ...
09:17, 09/19/2019

Rupee Moves Lower To 71.34 Against Dollar: 5 Things To Know The rupee settled 10 paise lower against the dollar on Thursday. The local currency opened on a strong note at 71.36 and shuttled between a high of 71.06 and a low of 71.37. It finally settled at......
09:17, 09/19/2019

Petrol, Diesel Prices Hiked For Third Straight Day. Check Rates Here Petrol, diesel prices today: Oil marketing companies such as state-run Indian Oil Corporation currently review the fuel prices on a daily basis, and any revisions are implemented at the fuel stations......
09:17, 09/19/2019

What Lindsay Lohan Does To Avoid Long Bathroom Queues At Nightclubs Nobody likes waiting in queues, especially not Lindsay Lohan. In fact, the American singer-songwriter dislikes it so much, she reserves her own private toilet at nightclubs to avoid standing in long......
09:48, 09/19/2019

The new New Relic: Past BI and the dashboard, toward AI and AIOps When applications and data change, what should a platform built to monitor them do? It should also change to keep with the times, and that's what New Relic is doing....
09:48, 09/19/2019

Macanese driver Leong joins Sochi F3 finale with Jenzer team Jenzer's tally of FIA Formula 3 drivers has reached six as Hon Chio 'Charles' Leong has joined Red Bull, Honda Formula 1 junior Yuki Tsunoda and Andreas Estner at Sochi...
09:48, 09/19/2019

DTM to Sweden at Anderstorp, "exciting" round to be revealed The DTM has announced a new-look calendar that includes a first visit to Sweden and Hockenheim slimming to a single round, with one "exciting" addition yet to be announced...
09:48, 09/19/2019

Trump dismisses report of 'promise' to foreign leader as 'fake news' Donald Trump has refuted reports that he said "something inappropriate" in a phone call with a foreign leader amid claims the conversation prompted an official in the intelligence community to raise the alarm....
09:48, 09/19/2019

Nintendo Switch Lite is the best portable system Nintendo has ever made Congratulations! It's a bouncing, baby gaming console! When I first tried the Nintendo Switch nearly three years ago now, I summed up the experience by saying that “Nintendo has made a great portable console t...
10:16, 09/19/2019

Domesticated black panther spotted prowling along window ledges in French town A black panther was spotted lurking through a northern French town early Wednesday, alarming residents who questioned how the curious cat found its way into their neighborhood....
10:16, 09/19/2019

Former Fukushima execs found not guilty of negligence after 2011 nuclear disaster Three former executives facing five years in jail for professional negligence in the 2011 nuclear meltdown of the Fukushima plant were found not guilty in a Thursday ruling. ...
10:16, 09/19/2019

Walgreens to test drone delivery service with FedEx and Alphabet's Wing The pilot program will deliver food and beverage, over-the-counter medications and other items within minutes, the company said. Prescription deliveries will not be available....
10:17, 09/19/2019

Stock of Olive Garden's parent tumbles 3% after revenue miss Shares of Darden Restaurants fell as much as 5% Thursday morning after the parent company of Olive Garden reported slower-than-expected sales growth....
10:17, 09/19/2019

Border wall engineer declines Trump invitation to explain secret surveillance technology A border wall engineer declined President Trump's invitation to explain secret surveillance technology that is being used on the wall opting instead to try to keep the additions unknown....
10:48, 09/19/2019

SEC's Clayton Says SEC Doesn't Judge Direct Listings The Securities and Exchange Commission doesn’t mind when companies go public using a cheaper ‘direct listing’ on exchanges instead of a more traditional underwritten IPO, the agency’s chairman said....
10:48, 09/19/2019

UK will not be bound by 'artificial' Brexit deadline proposed by Finnish PM, government warns Boris Johnson will not be bound by the "artificial deadline" proposed by the Finnish prime minister to produce formal written proposals to resolve the Brexit deadlock, the Government has said....
10:48, 09/19/2019

Malaysia, choked by smog of forest fires in Indonesia, issues 2 million face masks to students As smog from Indonesia's sprawling forest fires chokes neighboring Malaysia, authorities there have distributed 2 million face masks to students in affected areas, state news agency Bernama reported Thursday....
10:49, 09/19/2019

Imelda Hits Texas With ‘Dire’ Flooding, Bringing Echoes of Harvey Places battered by Hurricane Harvey in 2017 were being pounded again. The Beaumont area was drenched with up to 35 inches of rain, forcing chaotic evacuations and leaving residents stranded....
10:49, 09/19/2019

Vaping-related lung injury cases reach 530 as investigations of cause ramp up The number of cases of lung injuries confirmed as or judged as probably associated with vaping both nicotine and THC have jumped from 380 to 530 as of Sept. 17, the the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Thursday....
10:49, 09/19/2019

Daily on Healthcare: Pelosi unveils drug pricing plan Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
10:49, 09/19/2019

Producer Brian Grazer Wants You to Be More Curious About Other People Brian Grazer likes to tell the story about the time he didn’t meet Vladimir Putin. Not meeting Putin is a story nearly all of us could tell, but Grazer came closer than most, right into the ante-room of the Russian President’s office, in ...
10:49, 09/19/2019

‘Trump Is Having His Own Brexit’: The Race to Prepare for a Potential U.S. Exit From the World’s Mail System As an American, Jeanne Glenz prizes her right to vote. But, because she lives near Munich with her German husband, exercising that right isn’t always easy. This year, it could get even harder, depending on the results of an obscure internationa...
10:49, 09/19/2019

With the Far Right Out of Power in Italy, the E.U. Edges Toward Migration Reform After six days at sea on Sept. 14, the Ocean Viking sailed into port carrying 82 asylum seekers. It was the first rescue ship to dock in Italy since Matteo Salvini, one of Europe’s most fervent antimigrant politicians, lost his job as Interior ...
10:49, 09/19/2019

How to Choose a Bank That's Not Profiting From the Climate Crisis If you’re trying to live in a way that helps mitigate the effects of climate change, you might resolve to fly less often or eat less meat. But what about switching banks?...
11:16, 09/19/2019

Third instance of Canadian PM Trudeau in blackface emerges A video showing Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in blackface has put more pressure on his campaign for re-election less than five weeks before voters go to the polls....
11:16, 09/19/2019

Buckingham Palace 'displeased' at David Cameron's Queen comments David Cameron's admission that he tried to get the Queen to help him head off Scottish independence has caused "an amount of displeasure" in Buckingham Palace....
11:16, 09/19/2019

Justin Trudeau speaks after brownface photo Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will speak after a photo of him wearing brownface when he was a school teacher in 2001 surfaced. Follow here for the latest...
11:16, 09/19/2019

Suspect charged after teen stabbed to death as some in crowd filmed An 18-year-old was arrested after Khaseen Morris, 16, was fatally stabbed during a brawl outside a New York strip mall.        ...
11:16, 09/19/2019

Bugatti Sold Out Of Its $33,000 Kiddie Car In Three Weeks The Bugatti Baby II, a new take on the tiny car founder Ettore Bugatti made for his youngest son’s fourth birthday in 1926, is a lot of things. You could call it a revival of history, as Bugatti does, or perhaps “the only Bugatti most of us can affor...
11:17, 09/19/2019

Amazon Orders 100,000 Vans From Electric Startup Rivian By 2024 [Updated] Earlier this year, Amazon invested $700 million in Michigan’s electric car startup Rivian, but now the company has built on that with an order for 100,000 vans to hit the roads by 2024, which is a lot of vans....
11:17, 09/19/2019

IndyCar's Aeroscreen Testing May Give Top Teams An Advantage Back in May, IndyCar debuted its aeroscreen concept as a sleek form of head protection in response to many other series’ adoption of the halo. That was pretty much the last update we’d heard of it—until now. And the best part is, we’ll get to see it ...
11:17, 09/19/2019

Tech investors: No broad lessons seen in WeWork valuation drama Two top technology investors cautioned against drawing broadconclusions about the valuation of private companies from questions swirling around U.S. office-sharing startup WeWork....
11:17, 09/19/2019

Upbeat data suggest U.S. economy still on moderate growth path The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits increased less than expected last week, pointing to strong labor market conditions that should continue to support an economy growing at a moderate pace....
11:17, 09/19/2019

India's Eros Now ties up with Microsoft's Azure platform India's Eros Now said on Thursday it is tying up with Microsoft's Azure cloud platform to host and stream its digital video offerings, in a boost to the U.S. software giant's push to expand in the Indian market....
11:17, 09/19/2019

When are the Emmys? Everything you need to know before TV's biggest night When are the Emmys? Who are the main nominees? Will 'Game of Thrones' and 'Veep' win big? Here's everything you need to know.        ...
11:48, 09/19/2019

Richard Dawkins: How we can outgrow God and religion We met with the renowned evolutionary biologist and controversial atheist to hear about science and beauty, Twitter, vegetarianism, pernicious religions, and his cautious sense of optimism...
11:48, 09/19/2019

British leaders give EU possible alternatives to unsettled 'backstop' The British government detailed Thursday a possible alternative to the Irish "backstop" provision that's been at the heart of dissent among lawmakers and leaders who are trying to agree on a deal to leave the EU....
11:48, 09/19/2019

Labs confirm 1st new case of polio in Philippines in 26 years Nearly two decades after the World Health Organization declared polio eradicated in the Philippines, the malady has returned in a new outbreak, officials said Thursday....
11:48, 09/19/2019

Iran says 'all out war' could result from U.S. military action Iran's foreign minister promised Thursday that any military action by the United States or Saudi Arabia in response to oil attacks last weekend would cause "all out war."...
11:48, 09/19/2019

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11:48, 09/19/2019

Woman burning love letters from ex accidentally starts apartment fire Authorities in Nebraska said firefighters responded to the third floor of an apartment building to put out a blaze caused by a woman burning love letters from a former lover....
11:48, 09/19/2019

Young Ukrainian boy jumps off building to avoid parents’ abuse: report An eight-year-old boy leaped to his death from a ninth-floor apartment in the Ukraine to avoid the latest beating from his parents, according to reports. The youngster’s parents put him through years of abuse, and a neighbor said she heard them...
11:48, 09/19/2019

McConnell backs election security funding after Dem criticism A key Senate panel is approving $250 million to help states beef up their election systems, freeing up the money after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell came under criticism from Democrats for impeding separate election security legislation. The...
11:48, 09/19/2019

Rep. Gaetz clashes with Al Sharpton at House hearing on police brutality ​WASHINGTON — A House Judiciary Committee hearing on police brutality spiraled into chaos Thursday when the Rev. Al Sharpton was confronted with questions about his past “bigoted” statements about Jews, white people and African Americans. Rep. ...
11:48, 09/19/2019

Bermuda avoids major damage from Hurricane Humberto, cleanup crews get to work Cleanup crews in Bermuda were busy at work on Thursday after Hurricane Humberto grazed the island, which escaped major harm despite winds that reached around 100 miles per hour (161 kph) snapping power poles and lifting off roofs....
11:48, 09/19/2019

U.S. biofuel credits slump ahead of Trump meeting with senators: traders U.S. biofuel blending credits fell sharply on Thursday ahead of a meeting between President Donald Trump and senators from oil states, who are opposed to his administration's tentative plan to boost annual ethanol usage mandates, traders said....
11:48, 09/19/2019

Timeline: Trump aims to end half century of California regulating car pollution The Trump administration said on Thursday it was revoking California's power to set its own fuel efficiency laws, a move that could lead to legal battles over environmental policy issues that will affect the auto industry and consumers....
11:48, 09/19/2019

13 of the most exciting new iPhone features that arrived today in iOS 13 After a string of beta releases, iOS 13 is finally here and ready for download. The latest update to the software that powers Apple’s line of iOS devices is particularly intriguing given that last year’s iOS 12 release wasn’t heavy ...
12:16, 09/19/2019

Apple’s iPhone 11 Pro has one-third as much RAM as top Android flagships, but it still crushes them Apple’s new iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max will finally be released tomorrow after months and months of leaks. When the next-generation iPhones finally do start hitting mailboxes and store shelves around the country and around ...
12:16, 09/19/2019

Watch live as Huawei unveils the revolutionary Mate 30 Pro beginning at 8AM ET Just over a week after Apple unveiled the iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro in California, the second-largest smartphone maker in the world is set to unveil its own next-gen flagships. On Thursday, September 19th, Huawei will unveil both the Mate 30 and Ma...
12:16, 09/19/2019

30 Pine Nut Farm Workers Killed In US Drone Strike In Afghanistan A US drone strike intended to hit an Islamic State (ISIS) hideout in Afghanistan killed at least 30 civilians resting after a day's labour in the fields, officials said on Thursday....
12:16, 09/19/2019

Asked For Queen Elizabeth's Help In Scottish Vote: Ex-UK PM David Cameron Former British prime minister David Cameron revealed Thursday that he asked Queen Elizabeth II to intervene in the referendum on Scottish independence -- despite her neutral role as head of state....
12:16, 09/19/2019

Jeff Bezos Pledges Amazon To Meet Paris Climate Goals 10 Years Early Amazon chief Jeff Bezos pledged Thursday the retail giant will meet its emissions targets taken under the Paris climate accord 10 years ahead of schedule....
12:16, 09/19/2019

Robbers Flee With 2-Million-Euro Haul From Opulent French Castle The owners of a 17th-century French castle said to be the model for Versailles were tied up as their opulent home was ransacked Thursday by robbers who fled with a haul worth two million euros ($2.2......
12:16, 09/19/2019

Superbug hotspots emerging in farms across globe – study Global outbreak of antibiotic-resistant superbugs linked to overconsumption of meatHotspots of antibiotic-resistant superbugs are springing up in farms around the world, the direct result of our overconsumption of meat, with potentially disastrous co...
12:16, 09/19/2019

Climate crisis seen as 'most important issue' by public, poll shows Eight-country poll shows people view climate crisis as priority over migration and terrorismA majority of the public recognise the climate crisis as an “emergency” and say politicians are failing to tackle the problem, backing the interests of big oi...
12:16, 09/19/2019

Accessorize Any Apple Watch With a $7 Sport Band, In the Color Of Your Choice One of the nice things about Apple Watches is that whether you bought an original model years ago, or have a Series 5 arriving tomorrow, the same bands will fit on all of them....
12:16, 09/19/2019

This Is the Only Way to Throw Away Dirty Tissues The bad news is, I’ve been disposing of my son’s dirty, germy tissues wrong for the whole first half of his childhood. The good news is, some things are about to change around here....
12:16, 09/19/2019

Vaping Illnesses Increase to 530 Probable Cases, C.D.C. Says More than three-fourths of those sickened are male, health officials said, and half are under 25. Some of the illnesses are so severe that the C.D.C. says it expects more deaths....
12:48, 09/19/2019

WTA roundup: Kenin rallies to reach Guangzhou semifinals No. 3 seed Sofia Kenin survived a 5-2 deficit in the first set to take down Italian qualifier Jasmine Paolini in the quarterfinals of the Guangzhou International Women's Open on Thursday in Guangzhou, China....
12:48, 09/19/2019

Intel True View is a cool technology for immersive sports viewing Intel's sports division is unveiling Intel True View, a new technology for viewing immersive sports where the audience can feel like they're watching a replay right on the pitch of a soccer game.Read More...
12:48, 09/19/2019

Trump’s National Security Aides to Meet on Possible Iran Options President Trump has threatened to order “the ultimate option” of a strike on Iran after attacks on Saudi Arabian oil facilities, but also emphasized his opposition to another war....
12:48, 09/19/2019

Houston Bush Intercontinental Airport reopens: Rains prompt 650+ canceled flights The Houston airport reopened after a full-ground stop Thursday morning, but it's trying to catch up after hundreds of cancellations and delays.       ...
12:48, 09/19/2019

Oktoberfest on a budget? How and where to celebrate for less in the US For an American, traveling to Munich and celebrating Oktoberfest costs an estimated $5,000. But you can celebrate stateside, at a much lower cost.       ...
12:48, 09/19/2019

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg Visits Lawmakers To Discuss Tech Industry Regulation (WASHINGTON) — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg visited lawmakers Thursday to discuss potential regulation of the tech industry, particularly when it comes to the collection of users’ personal data on their platforms. Zuckerberg is discussing...
12:48, 09/19/2019

De Blasio donors agree to settle lobbying violation for $70K Three city developers agreed to pay $70,000 to settle claims that they violated a state lobbying law by donating to Mayor Bill de Blasio’s since-shuttered Campaign for One New York. The New York State Joint Commission on Public Ethics announced...
12:48, 09/19/2019

Cops bust turnstile jumper heading to court with pot and a loaded gun A Bronx man arrested for fare jumping was carrying a gun and three dozen bags of weed — and told cops he pulled the brainless move because he was rushing to court to appear for a worse crime, law enforcement sources said Thursday. Ex-con Billy Walter...
12:48, 09/19/2019

Some planets may orbit a supermassive black hole instead of a star Planets normally form gradually from the disk of dust around a star. But the same thing could happen around black holes, forming thousands of super heavy planets...
12:48, 09/19/2019

UN climate summit: Scientists’ messages to world leaders Greta Thunberg has urged the US Congress to "listen to the scientists". Here's what climate scientists have to say ahead of next week's UN climate summit...
12:48, 09/19/2019

Walgreens to test drone delivery service with Alphabet's Wing The pilot program will deliver food and beverage, over-the-counter medications and other items within minutes, the company said. Prescription deliveries will not be available....
13:16, 09/19/2019

U.S. House approves short-term funding measure The U.S. House of Representatives approved a stopgap funding measure on Thursday that would avoid a government shutdown by maintaining current spending levels through Nov. 21....
13:16, 09/19/2019

Amazon to Add 100,000 Electric Vehicles as Part of Climate Pledge Amazon.com plans to buy 100,000 electric delivery trucks as it seeks to reduce its carbon emissions in the face of criticism of its environmental impact....
13:16, 09/19/2019

Bank of Japan Hints at Possible Action in October The Bank of Japan left policy unchanged but hinted at possible action at its next meeting, saying it believes momentum toward achieving its inflation target may be falling short....
13:16, 09/19/2019

10 things to know about Supreme Court case against government If you have been too busy to follow the proceedings of the Supreme Court, where it is being decided whether Boris Johnson's suspension of parliament was legal, here are 10 things worth knowing:...
13:48, 09/19/2019

Why The Steelers Traded For Minkah Fitzpatrick At first glance, the Steelers’ decision this week to trade for Dolphins defensive back Minkah Fitzpatrick was a bit of a head-scratcher. Here was an 0-2 team whose franchise quarterback is now out for the season giving up a prime long-term asset—a 20...
13:48, 09/19/2019

PR Genius Tony Wyllie Takes His Talents Away From Dan Snyder Sports radio station WJFK in D.C. reported today that Tony Wyllie has quit as Dan Snyder’s communications director to take a job with the Special Olympics. If any good PR came Snyder’s way during Wyllie’s nine-year run with Washington’s NFL team, it ...
13:48, 09/19/2019

Florida utility to install 1K electric car-charging stations FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Florida Power & Light plans to install 1,000 electric-charging stations at 100 locations across the state. The utility’s announcement Wednesday says the stations would be located on major roadways, public parks, shopping malls...
14:16, 09/19/2019

Meet the Sunnyside Cast, One of the Most Diverse Groups on TV Sunnyside, NBC's new comedy co-created by and starring Kal Penn, assembled one of the most diverse casts on television...maybe ever. The new series, named after and set in New York......
14:16, 09/19/2019

Kylie Jenner Shuts Down Travis Scott Split Rumors With One Adorable Family Photo A photo is worth a thousand words--and this one says there's no split in sight. This week, there was some speculation online over possible trouble in paradise for Kylie Jenner and......
14:16, 09/19/2019

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Travel to Rome for Friend Misha Nonoo's Wedding Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are taking a short weekend trip for a very special occasion just days before their first Royal tour with their son. The two recently jetted off to Rome to......
14:16, 09/19/2019

Blake Lively Is Out for Revenge in The Rhythm Section's Trailer The trailer for Blake Lively's new movie, The Rhythm Section, is finally here! Paramount Pictures dropped a teaser for the action-packed drama on Thursday. According to the......
14:16, 09/19/2019

Scientists reconstruct skeleton of elusive, pre-historic human Researchers in Israel say they have reconstructed the skeleton of a pre-historic human from a long-extinct and elusive species using DNA found in the pinky bone of a 13-year-old girl who died 70,000......
14:16, 09/19/2019

Aviation's flight towards low emissions only fuels the crisis As aviation hurtles towards electric planes, a zero-emission plane looks far offAs a report claims that airlines are struggling to control their contribution to the climate crisis, the question grows more urgent for aviation: does it have a greener f...
14:16, 09/19/2019

| Celtic battle back to draw with Rennes in Europa League Ryan Christie scored a second-half penalty as Celtic kicked off their Europa League group-stage campaign with a battling draw away to French Cup holders Rennes....
14:16, 09/19/2019

| Change of caddie working for Wallace at Wentworth England's Matt Wallace believes his decision to change caddie is already paying dividends after shooting to the top of the leaderboard at the PGA Championship....
14:16, 09/19/2019

Democratic megadonor Ed Buck tried to stop overdose victim from leaving his California apartment: prosecutors Prosecutors allege Democratic megadonor Ed Buck tried to stop a man whom he allegedly had injected with methamphetamine from leaving his West Hollywood apartment to call 911....
14:48, 09/19/2019

Ed Buck, Dem megadonor, hit with federal charge in man's 2017 overdose death Ed Buck, a Los Angeles political activist and longtime donor to many prominent Democrats, was hit with a federal charge Thursday in the 2017 drug overdose death of 26-year-old Gemmel Moore....
14:48, 09/19/2019

Puerto Rico Police Officer Alfred Zanyet-Perez, father of 8, had memorable laugh and dedicated work ethic Alfred Zanyet-Perez, a 52-year-old father of eight and an agent with the Puerto Rico Police Department, was in a San German store Feb. 15 engaged in just such a perilous operation when things went sideways....
14:48, 09/19/2019

"First Time Ever" in 40 Years of Investing History An increasing number of investors view index funds as an easy way to participate in financial markets. But, in EWI's view, such an approach will offer ultimate disappointment. Here’s why…...
14:48, 09/19/2019

Loretta Lynn was 'so tickled' Metallica covered her song Metallica busted out a Loretta Lynn classic at its Nashville concert earlier this year. The country singer said she may have to cover the band now.        ...
14:49, 09/19/2019

Meet the HIV-positive man celebrating his 100th birthday The world’s oldest-living person with HIV is celebrating his 100th birthday — stunning doctors who call him an “icon of hope” for people living with the disease, according to a new report. “I feel happy,” the man, who on...
14:49, 09/19/2019

Mayim Bialik To Open a Cat Café in New Show, Produced With Big Bang Theory Costar Jim Parsons Mayim Bialik has found her first post-Big Bang Theory TV gig. The actress formerly known as Amy Farrah-Fowler is teaming up with Jim Parsons, the man formerly known as Amy's husband,......
15:17, 09/19/2019

BJP Plans To Organise 10 Meetings In J&K On Article 370 As part of its ongoing nationwide campaign on the abrogation of special status of Jammu and Kashmir, the BJP plans to hold 10 meetings of its senior leaders and Union ministers in the state, including......
15:17, 09/19/2019

In Nashik, PM Modi Sets The Tone For Maharashtra Poll Campaign Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed a massive rally in Nashik on the concluding day of the Maha Jan Aadesh Yatra, the outreach programme launched by Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis last month to......
15:17, 09/19/2019

Jammu And Kashmir Investor Summit Postponed To 2020 The State Administrative Council (SAC) on Thursday postponed the Jammu and Kashmir Investor Summit, which was earlier scheduled to take place from October 12-14, to 2020....
15:17, 09/19/2019

India tells tech firms to protect user privacy, prevent abuse Technology firms must protect user privacy and prevent abuse of their platforms, India's IT minister said on Thursday, speaking as the government draws up a data privacy law and seeks to push companies to store more data locally....
15:17, 09/19/2019

Russia hands Google small fine for advert infraction Russia's Federal Antimonopoly Service said on Thursday it had fined Google 100,000 roubles ($1,560) for circulating adverts for financial services by Ali Trade, a company it said did not have the required license for such activity....
15:17, 09/19/2019

As Trump weighs options, Iranian official warns of 'all-out war' if US or Saudi Arabia attacks Javad Zarif's remarks come as the Trump administration weighs options to respond to drone and missile strikes on Saudi Arabia’s oil infrastructure.        ...
15:48, 09/19/2019

Iran's Top Diplomat Warns of 'All-Out War' if His Country Is Attacked Iran’s top diplomat said a military strike by the U.S. or Saudi Arabia against his country would result in “an all-out war,” a day after Riyadh accused Tehran of orchestrating debilitating attacks on its oil infrastructure and raised the prospect of ...
15:48, 09/19/2019

House Passes Short Term Spending Bill to Postpone Possible Government Shutdown (WASHINGTON) — The House has passed a short-term ending bill to prevent a federal shutdown when the budget year ends Sept. 30. The bipartisan measure, approved by a 301-123 vote, would give lawmakers until the Thanksgiving break to negotiate an...
16:16, 09/19/2019

Whistleblower Found Trump Phone Call With Foreign Leader ‘Troubling,’ Official Says The inspector general for the U.S. intelligence community met privately Thursday with the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence amid an escalating dispute over a whistleblower complaint about a phone call between President Trump and an unn...
16:16, 09/19/2019

Roku updates $29 Express and $99 Ultra players, adds new discovery tools to OS The new Roku Express with its remote. [credit: Roku ] Ahead of the holiday season, Roku made some minor updates to its media-streamer lineu...
16:16, 09/19/2019

Boxing supremo Eddie Hearn goes full ‘David Brent’ in hilarious promotion video Hearn, who promotes for Anthony Joshua and KSI, said fans should “kneel in homage” to October’s fighting schedule – and fans were in stitches...
16:16, 09/19/2019

KCNA: North Korean wrestler wins gold medal at World Wrestling Championships A North Korean female wrestler has clinched the gold medal at the 2019 World Wrestling Championships in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan, according to Pyongyang's state media....
16:16, 09/19/2019

Ady Barkan Won’t Let Dying Stop His Activism Democratic presidential candidates are flocking to California to meet Mr. Barkan, who is dying of A.L.S. But the sicker he gets, the more famous he becomes....
16:16, 09/19/2019

UAW strike threatens Michigan economy, could push state into recession: Moody's, Lending Tree Moody's said the work stoppage, now in its fourth day, poses an "outsized economic threat" to Michigan as well as some local governments such as Detroit....
16:16, 09/19/2019

Labour plans 'NHS forest' of a million trees at hospitals Shadow minister to tell conference he will make health service the world’s greenestAn “NHS forest” of a million trees would be planted at hospitals across the UK under a Labour government as part of the party’s plans for a green revolution.Under prop...
16:48, 09/19/2019

Titans-Jaguars fantasy football: The verdict on Marcus Mariota, Gardner Minshew This week’s Thursday night barnburner between the Tennessee Titans and Jacksonville Jaguars presents fairly easy fantasy decisions. Start the running backs: Derrick Henry and Leonard Fournette. Don’t be afraid to use of either the Jaguars...
16:48, 09/19/2019

Cowboys castoff Taco Charlton won’t have to wait for a revenge game The Cowboys are expected to blow out the Dolphins on Sunday, but suddenly there’s reason to tune in. Miami claimed defensive end Taco Charlton off waivers on Thursday, a day after Dallas released him, mocking him on his way out of the organizat...
16:48, 09/19/2019

Dolphins put Josh Rosen in charge of their tanking disaster The Giants aren’t the only team making a change at quarterback. The Dolphins are making the swap to Josh Rosen this week, sending Ryan Fitzpatrick to the bench, according to multiple reports. The change under center comes after back-to-back blo...
16:48, 09/19/2019

Houston vs. Tulane prediction: D’Eriq King will keep Cougars in game The Post’s Howie Kussoy, aka The Pigskin Profit, takes a shot on Thursday night’s college football game between the Houston Cougars and Tulane Green Wave: Houston (+5) over TULANE: A lot has changed since the Cougars’ 48-17 win last seaso...
16:48, 09/19/2019

Pair stole Patrick Mahomes cutout from McDonald’s, crashed getaway car: police LAWRENCE, Kan. — Two suspects are being penalized after they allegedly stole a life-sized cutout of Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes, then crashed their getaway car. Lawrence police spokesman Patrick Compton says a man and woman grabbed...
16:48, 09/19/2019

Doc Rivers gripes about paying for daughter’s wedding to Seth Curry It seems if Doc Rivers could have one do-over for daughter Callie’s wedding, it would be groom Seth Curry footing the bill instead of him. “It was very expensive,” the Clippers coach told the Los Angeles Times of last weekend’...
16:48, 09/19/2019

Blue Jays vs. Orioles: Ex-Met will shut down Baltimore “They cheat.” No not the Patriots, the administrators at Maspeth H.S. It seems they enforce the “Maspeth minimum” in order to boost the school’s graduation rate. Whistle-blowers say they are not allowed to give failing grades, even if you don’t show,...
16:48, 09/19/2019

Nancy Pelosi unveils 95% tax proposal on prescription medicines Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday released a much-anticipated plan detailing House Democrats’ ideas to change the way people get prescription drugs. At the heart of the plan is a retroactive, 95% tax on up to 250 of the most common medicines. The only...
16:48, 09/19/2019

The RetroBeat: Demon’s Crest is the best SNES game on Switch that you haven’t played If you're playing SNES games on your Switch, don't just stick with those classics that you've already beaten several times. Demon's Crest deserves love.Read More...
16:48, 09/19/2019

A sneak peek inside Apple’s revamped Fifth Avenue store After a two-and-a-half-year renovation, Apple’s most profitable shop is slated to re-open on Friday at 8 a.m., just in time for the launch of the new iPhone 11 and iPhone Pro....
17:16, 09/19/2019

India could be a winner in the US-China trade war India could benefit from the fallout in the U.S.-China trade war, experts told CNBC — but much-needed reforms on land and labor could prove to be a challenge for companies trying to do business there....
17:16, 09/19/2019

Siberian Shaman on Trek to ‘Cast Out’ Putin From the Kremlin Is Arrested Jittery about unrest, Russian security forces detained the mystic on his self-proclaimed mission to drive out President Vladimir V. Putin, whom he called a “demon.”...
17:17, 09/19/2019

Israeli leaders warn of possible third election amid political deadlock The political deadlock in Israel showed no signs of abating Thursday, as the country's leaders warned of the possibility of a third election, with neither Benjamin Netanyahu nor Benny Gantz appearing to have a clear path to forming a coalition....
17:48, 09/19/2019

Bukayo Saka inspires Arsenal to thrilling win at Eintracht Frankfurt Sunday’s crisis is Thursday’s radiant beacon of hope. Arsenal had spent the week fending off the brickbats hurled following their shoddy collapse at Watford; Eintracht Frankfurt had passed it feeling justifiably optimistic that their unbeaten home ru...
17:48, 09/19/2019

The wearable LEX chair lets you sit where you want – but will it catch on? A pair of aluminium legs that you strap to your bum could be the solution for people who find there are not enough chairs in the world. As long as they don’t mind looking ridiculousOn Wednesday night, the Tech Insider Twitter account made a simple st...
17:48, 09/19/2019

Airbnb announces it will go public next year after WeWork delays IPO Rental service, which has about 150 million users in more than 65,000 cities, was last valued at $31bn in September 2017Airbnb, the home-sharing rental business, is to go public “during 2020”, the company said in a brief statement on Thursday.The ser...
17:48, 09/19/2019

Sega Mega Drive Mini review – a legacy truly honoured Perfectly modelled and smoothly animated, the 42 built-in games are lovingly reproduced, with modern gaming benefits. It’s a delightful surpriseIt’s been almost three years since Nintendo launched its diminutive NES Mini console and discovered a vast...
17:48, 09/19/2019

Let's follow California's lead and regulate companies like Uber | Veena Dubal The ‘gig economy’ is terrible for workers. We must tackle the problem head-onThis week, California’s governor, Gavin Newsom – a darling of tech capitalists – signed Assembly Bill 5 (AB5) into law. The bill codifies the “ABC test” to determine the app...
17:48, 09/19/2019

Guatemala joins ranks of cocaine producers as plantations and labs emerge Guatemala is no longer just a transit point for traffickers seeking to smuggle cocaine north towards the United States, authorities said on Thursday after security officials discovered several coca plantations and processing laboratories....
17:48, 09/19/2019

France's Macron determined to defuse tensions in Gulf: Elysee official France wants to defuse tensions between the United States and Iran to prevent an escalation in the Gulf, said a French presidency official who acknowledged on Thursday that the attack on Saudi oil installations had complicated efforts....
17:48, 09/19/2019

Saudi minister says complacency towards Iran will encourage further hostilities: Twitter Saudi minister of state for foreign affairs Adel al-Jubeir said on Thursday complacency towards Iran will encourage it to commit further hostile acts which will have implications for the international community's peace and security....
17:48, 09/19/2019

U.S. expels two of Cuba's U.N. diplomats, citing 'influence operations' The Trump administration on Thursday ordered the expulsion from the United States of two members of Cuba's delegation to the United Nations and restricted travel of the remaining mission members to Manhattan, drawing strong condemnation from Havana....
17:48, 09/19/2019

Merger of Dish and DirecTV probably won’t be happening Dish Network’s chances of buying DirecTV could be about as remote as a satellite that’s orbiting the earth. That’s the take from sources close to Dish Chief Executive Charlie Ergen, who say that in addition to regulatory stumbling blocks the mercuria...
17:48, 09/19/2019

L3Harris awarded nearly $12.8M for Eglin AN/FPS-85 radar work L3Harris has been awarded a $12.8 million contract for support of the Eglin AN/FPS-85 radar at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida, which is used to conduct space object identification and provide intelligence support....
18:16, 09/19/2019

Matthew Berry's Love/Hate for Week 3: A little perspective "Patience or panic" is a common theme after two weeks in fantasy football. Matthew Berry offers worthwhile perspective along with his usual lineup advice....
18:16, 09/19/2019

Why Florida's new QB hasn't started since he was a high school freshman New Gators quarterback Kyle Trask never considered the transfer portal despite delays and setbacks. He was persistent in high school, too, even though he didn't start....
18:16, 09/19/2019

Saudi Arabia’s oil troubles don’t rattle the U.S. as they used to Costs could still climb in the coming weeks if Saudi Arabia doesn’t quickly restore its oil output after a drone attack that is stoking new tensions in the region. But these days the United States isn’t quite as vulnerable to oil price shocks....
18:16, 09/19/2019

Privacy advocates worry that consumer license plate readers are creating a nosier neighborhood watch License plate scanners were once a law enforcement tool. Now, private citizens have access to this powerful surveillance technology through new starts ups like Flock Safety. But privacy advocates say the implications around the consumer use of licens...
18:16, 09/19/2019

The Repo Market’s a Mess. (What’s the Repo Market?) When plumbing works well, you don’t need to think about it. That’s usually the case with a vital but obscure part of the financial system known as the repo market, where vast amounts of cash and collateral are swapped every day. But when it springs a...
18:16, 09/19/2019

Study finds hub linking movement and motivation in the brain Our everyday lives rely on planned movement through the environment to achieve goals. A new study by MIT neuroscientists at the Picower Institute for Learning and Memory at MIT identifies a well-connected brain region as a crucial link between circui...
18:16, 09/19/2019

Officials just confirmed 7 deaths and 530 cases of serious lung disease tied to vaping. Here are all the health risks you should know about. AP Photo/Craig Mitchelldyer The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration are investigating a spate of lung illnesses tied to vaping, or using e-cigarettes. According to new numbers released on Thursday, there h...
18:16, 09/19/2019

Will the Savage x Fenty Show Be the Rihanna Musical Extravaganza We've Been Thirsting For? Pulsating beats. Undulating bodies. Scantily-clad swag under a spectrum of colorful lights. Is it a music video? A concert appearance? Rihanna’s recent text-filled (and highly controversial) trip to see Slave Play on Broadway?...
18:16, 09/19/2019

Justin Trudeau Shown in 3 Separate Instances Wearing Black and Brownface Makeup Over the past 12 hours, three separate images revealed Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau had a penchant for wearing black and brownface from the time he was a teenager and well into adulthood....
18:16, 09/19/2019

Haute Girl Autumn? A Few of Our Faves Sizzle on This Season’s Covers C’mon, melanin! The crush of New York Fashion Week coincided with the latest batch of black girl magical covers headed to newsstands as fall arrives this weekend, so we’re just catching up on the hauteness of October’s covers, several of which star s...
18:16, 09/19/2019

'I'm About to Die': Tekashi 6ix9ine Chokes Up As He Recalls Being Beaten, Kidnapped By His Former Crew Disgraced rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine, also known as cooperating witness Daniel Hernandez, has spent the last two days pointing fingers and telling on me and you, your momma, and your cousin too as he testifies against his former friends Anthony “Harv” El...
18:16, 09/19/2019

iOS 12.4.1 release date and all iOS 12 features explained The iOS 12.4.1 update is live, and is the last one for some older iPhones and iPads that won't upgrade to iOS 13 or iPadOS, respectively.We've also got a full list of all the iOS 12 features added from its launch last September to today. iO...
19:00, 09/19/2019

iOS 13 release date, features and everything you need to know iOS 13 is here, and right now you don't have time to pore through each and every new feature... you just want to grab it and you can do that with our easy how to download iOS 13 guide (unless you're buying an iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro, in...
19:00, 09/19/2019

State Department: ISIS scaring Taliban into peace talks with US Taliban leaders have an interest in negotiating with the United States because of the risk that an Islamic State offshoot will establish a caliphate in Afghanistan, according to a senior diplomat....
19:00, 09/19/2019

Reports: Dolphins reverse course, Rosen to start Sunday A day after head coach Brian Flores affirmed veteran Ryan Fitzpatrick, the Miami Dolphins reversed course and made Josh Rosen the starting quarterback for Sunday's game at the Dallas Cowboys, according to multiple reports Thursday....
19:00, 09/19/2019

Whistleblower's mysterious complaint over Trump sparks feverish speculation Intelligence official’s complaint, tied to presidential promise to foreign leader, called matter of ‘urgent concern’Donald Trump’s promise to a foreign leader so troubled an official in the US intelligence community that it prompted the person to fil...
19:48, 09/19/2019

Feeling blue: US woman treated by doctors after blood turned navy Woman, 25, diagnosed with methemoglobinemiaDoctors say numbing agent for toothache to blameIt turns out that “feeling blue” is not a figure of speech after all.A 25-year-old woman has given new meaning to the expression after she turned up at a Rhode...
19:48, 09/19/2019

Judges urged to back MPs' recall if they rule against prorogation Final arguments at supreme court raise question of who has power to bring parliament backParliament should be allowed to reassemble next week, the supreme court has been urged, as the legal battle over Boris Johnson’s five-week suspension threatened ...
19:48, 09/19/2019

Rambo: Last Blood review – Stallone storms Mexico in a laughable Trumpian fantasy The grizzled warrior dusts off his crossbow to take revenge on sex traffickers in a creaking, cringeworthy fifth instalment This massively enlarged prostate of a film can only make you wince with its badly acted geronto-ultraviolence, its Trumpian fa...
19:48, 09/19/2019

Taylor Swift: 'White supremacy is repulsive. There is nothing worse' The singer has used a Rolling Stone interview to explain her pro-Democratic politics and disavow her adoption by the far rightAfter years of keeping herself at a largely indifferent remove, Taylor Swift has elaborated on her political ideology in a n...
19:48, 09/19/2019

Climate crisis leaving 2 million people a week needing aid – Red Cross Charity warns of cost of doing nothing, saying contributions would need to hit $20bn a year Two million people a week need humanitarian aid today because of the climate emergency, the Red Cross has warned, as extreme weather takes an “intolerable” to...
19:48, 09/19/2019

South Korea serial killer suspect found after 30 years, but won't face prosecution DNA technology links man to Hwaseong murders that inspired a film, but the statute of limitations has expiredSouth Korean police have identified a suspect more than 30 years after one of the country’s most notorious serial murder cases, but are unabl...
19:48, 09/19/2019

Mysterious outbreak of vaping-related illnesses jumps to 530 cases US officials say there have been seven deaths from lung-related illnesses tied to the devices, with no sign outbreak is easingUS health officials said on Thursday there are now 530 confirmed and probable cases and seven deaths from severe lung-relate...
19:48, 09/19/2019

US drone strike intended for Isis hideout kills 30 pine nut workers in Afghanistan Forty were also injured in the Wednesday attack which struck farmers and labourers who just finished work, Afghan officials sayA US drone strike intended to hit an Islamic State hideout in Afghanistan has killed at least 30 civilians who were resting...
19:48, 09/19/2019

The California city where students with disabilities are 'segregated' In the Sacramento city school district, nearly half of students with disabilities are separated from peers. A lawsuit claims the district is violating federal lawStephen’s teachers started sending him to the separate room when he was in first grade.N...
19:48, 09/19/2019

Gorgons and organs: the Istanbul Biennial 2019 – in pictures The art festival focuses on the environment for its 16th edition, The Seventh Continent. Its title refers to the huge island of plastic waste floating in the oceans, covering an area five times larger than Turkey itself.The 16th Istanbul Biennial, cu...
19:48, 09/19/2019

There are 3 billion fewer wild birds than in 1970, study shows The bird population in the United States and Canada was probably around 10.1 billion nearly half a century ago and has fallen 29 per cent to about 7.2 billion birds, according to a study in Thursday’s journal Science....
19:49, 09/19/2019

House passes short-term funding bill to avert a government shutdown The House of Representatives on Thursday passed a bill to temporarily extend funding for the federal government and avert a shutdown at the end of the month....
19:49, 09/19/2019

Amazon wanted to hire 30,000 workers. More than 200,000 applied In the week after Amazon announced plans to fill 30,000 jobs in the US, the company was deluged with more than 208,000 online applications. That's more than 18 job applications uploaded per minute....
19:49, 09/19/2019

Brandishing a wad of cash, Trump pitches himself as a generous tipper Presidents have long been scrutinized over how they treat the servers, waiters and maids they come across — as voters analyze the brief interactions between the country’s most powerful person and the low-wage workers they represent....
19:50, 09/19/2019

Ryanair boss could get €99m bonus despite shareholder revolt Michael O’Leary may benefit from fixed-price shares after 50.5% remuneration approval Almost half of Ryanair shareholders have voted against a controversial new pay package for the chief executive, Michael O’Leary, that could result in the airline ha...
19:50, 09/19/2019

Dolphins claim former Cowboys first-round pick Taco Charlton three days before matchup vs. Dallas Taco Charlton's first game with his new team will be against his old one as the Miami Dolphins face the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday.       ...
19:50, 09/19/2019

Man who sought beer money with 'College GameDay' sign has raised $225,000 for children's hospital Carson King held up a sign on ESPN asking for beer money before Iowa State hosted Iowa. In response, he has raised $225,000 for children's hospital.       ...
19:50, 09/19/2019

2019 MLB playoff schedule: Dates, TV channels for postseason, World Series The 2019 MLB postseason begins on Oct. 1 and can go all the way to Oct. 30, if the World Series reaches seven games.       ...
19:50, 09/19/2019

Trump says he had a 'nice' meeting with Facebook CEO Zuckerberg President Donald Trump said in a tweet that he had a "nice meeting" with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday and he included a picture of him shaking hands with Zuckerberg in the Oval Office....
19:51, 09/19/2019

'Very engaged' Trump talks biofuels policy with U.S. oil-state senators President Donald Trump on Thursday discussed biofuels policy with senators from U.S. oil states, including Louisiana Senator Bill Cassidy, who said the president was engaged on the issue that has pitted Big Oil and Big Corn against each other....
19:51, 09/19/2019

U.S. House approves stopgap funding bill to avoid government shutdown The U.S. House of Representatives approved a stopgap government funding bill on Thursday that would avoid a government shutdown by maintaining current spending levels through Nov. 21....
19:51, 09/19/2019

Reports: Mark Dantonio Ignored Warnings From Three Staffers When Recruiting Player Later Sent To Prison Former Michigan State staffer Curtis Blackwell said under oath that three football team staffers warned head coach Mark Dantonio about serious potential issues with four-star recruit Auston Robertson before the program signed him in 2016, according t...
19:51, 09/19/2019

Delta flight descends nearly 30,000 feet in minutes NBC — A packed plane was diverted to Tampa International Airport after descending nearly 30,000 feet within a few minutes. Delta Airlines Flight 2353, a Boeing 763, took off from Atlanta on Wednesday afternoon, headed to Fort Lauderdale before ...
19:51, 09/19/2019

$20K reward offered for information about missing 5-year-old Dulce Alavez NBC — Police in New Jersey are offering a $20,000 reward for information about the disappearance of a 5-year-old girl who vanished from a playground Monday afternoon. Dulce Maria Alavez disappeared from City Park in Bridgeton. Authorities said ...
19:51, 09/19/2019

Apple’s privacy battle against rival tech giants is coming to your home screen NBC — The intensifying privacy battle between Apple and Facebook is coming to your iPhone screen. Apple on Thursday released the latest version of its iPhone operating system, iOS 13, which includes a new feature meant to notify people when app...
19:51, 09/19/2019

University of Arizona to build integrative medicine center TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The University of Arizona in Tucson has announced plans to build a $20 million facility for its integrative medicine center. The Arizona Daily Star reported the new Andrew Weil Center for Integrative Medicine building looks to pr...
19:51, 09/19/2019

Deputies: 7-year-old girl dies after 2-vehicle collision, one arrested TUCSON – A 7-year-old girl died after a two-vehicle collision on Wednesday, deputies say. Deputies were dispatched to Valencia Road and Camino de la Tierra for reports of a traffic collision at about 6 p.m. Authorities say the 7-year-old was severely...
19:51, 09/19/2019

Kodi Lee, singer who is blind and has autism, wins ‘America’s Got Talent’ By Drew Weisholtz, TODAY  Kodi Lee’s long journey is now complete. Lee, a 23-year-old singer who is blind and has autism, won the 14th season of “America’s Got Talent” on Wednesday night. Lee joined the Detroit Youth Choir as one of the final two act...
19:51, 09/19/2019

Islamic Center of Tucson to hold community-building event TUCSON – In light of the recent incidents involving the Islamic Center of Tucson (ICT) and a nearby apartment, the center is hosting a community-building event called SALAM Tucson on Thursday. The event is scheduled from 6 to 8 p.m. at 901 E. First S...
19:51, 09/19/2019

New Mexico governor introduces plan for free college tuiton It has become a campaign promise made by just about every Democratic candidate in the running for president. New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham announced a plan of her own on Wednesday that will allow residents of the state to attend public c...
19:51, 09/19/2019

‘Apex Legends’ Season 3 launches with a new hero on October 1st It's official: Season 3 of Apex Legends will start on October 1st. Included in the update is Crypto, Apex's newest playable character; an all-new battle pass with more than 100 in-game items; the new charge rifle weapon; and a tweaked ranke...
20:48, 09/19/2019

Wirecutter's best deals: Save $130 on Beats Solo3 Bluetooth headphones This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read Wirecutter's continuously updated list of deals h...
20:48, 09/19/2019

Showdown preview: The 2019 BSB season so far "Ahead of the final three rounds and The Showdown, we take a look back at what has been an action-packed 2019 season in Bennetts British Superbikes."...
20:49, 09/19/2019

The Family Man Is Now Streaming on Amazon Prime Video in India Manoj Bajpayee and Priyamani's first series roles are here. The Family Man - Amazon Prime Video's newest original series from India - is now streaming....
20:49, 09/19/2019

Raccoon in New Jersey attacks 2 people, chases kids, charges at cops, reports say A raccoon is being tested for rabies after it reportedly attacked two people, chased a group of children and charged at police in New Jersey on Thursday....
20:49, 09/19/2019

Artist brings 800-pound opioid spoon to Johnson & Johnson's doorstep A Boston-based artist dropped off an 800-pound bent spoon in front of Johnson & Johnson's New Jersey headquarters Wednesday to highlight the company's role in the opioid crisis. ...
20:49, 09/19/2019

This marriage-destroying restaurant for magicians actually sounds pretty cool You know how it is: You’re making your way through life, raising children,supporting your family, and doing your best with the whole messy whatever of it all. But then, all of a sudden, it happens: One of those goddamn magicians come waltzing into yo...
20:50, 09/19/2019

Replace Your Pencil Cup With a Deal On Yamazaki's Versatile Desk Bar Pencil cups are great and all, but how many writing utensils do you really keep out on your desk? Instead, get this Yamazaki Desk Bar while it’s on sale for $26-$27 (depending on the color). It features a tray for jewelry and such, a shelf for hangin...
20:50, 09/19/2019

Tom Welling to appear as Smallville's Clark Kent in Crisis On Infinite Earths The CW’s Crisis On Infinite Earths superhero crossover event has landed its Kryptonian white whale: According to Entertainment Weekly, producer Marc Guggenheim has confirmed that Smallville’s Tom Welling will be joining the special as its third Clark...
20:50, 09/19/2019

Here's Glenn Close and magician Derren Brown slapping the hell out of each other Glenn Close is really good at social media. In the past, she’s delighted her followers by posting a photo of her face transformed into an eerie replica of Woody Harrelson’s, shown off her demonic-looking pet troll, and uploaded a magnificently botche...
20:50, 09/19/2019

The Goldfinch's Aneurin Barnard on the internet's love affair with Finn Wolfhard In The Goldfinch, Aneurin Barnard and Finn Wolfhard play the same guy—Boris, a Ukrainian kid who’s moved around a lot and befriends Theo while living in a desolate subdivision outside Las Vegas. Wolfhard plays the teenage version, while Barnard plays...
20:50, 09/19/2019

Vikram Moon lander: NASA Orbiter fails to spot Indian probe on the lunar surface NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter was unable to spot India’s Vikram Moon lander during a flyby of its the landing site on the lunar surface this week....
20:50, 09/19/2019

The First-Generation Toyota Prius Deserves To Be "Reimagined" I remember when the first-generation Prius was launched here in 2000. It was unlike anything else available at the time, from a stylistic, technological, and sociological standpoint. It was an economy-focused penalty box of a subcompact, but the gree...
21:32, 09/19/2019

The Best Strollers For Getting Around With Two Kids The second baby adds a new layer of complexity to getting out the door, especially with two under 2 years old. In the early days, when my newborn was small and light, I could wear her in a carrier and strap the older one into a single stroller. But a...
21:32, 09/19/2019

Alphabet's Drone Unit Partners with FedEx and Walgreens for Drone Deliveries After being the first drone operator to be granted its Air Carrier Certification earlier this year in April, Wing (a subsidiary of Alphabet) has partnered with FedEx, Walgreens, and local craft goods retailer Sugar Magnolia to conduct a “first-of-its...
21:32, 09/19/2019

Honesty needed to break 'impasse' over cops versus encrypted data The Encryption Working Group has proposed a sensible way to advance the debate on encryption policy, including a reality-based decision-making framework. Australia's approach has been nothing like this....
21:33, 09/19/2019

Google, Amazon make sweeping renewable energy commitments The new investments and promises come a day before employees from Google, Amazon and other tech companies stage a walkout to protest the industry's role in the climate crisis....
21:33, 09/19/2019

Jerry strengthens into 4th hurricane of season Hurricane Jerry continued to strengthen as it reached hurricane status on Thursday. With a potential track that could slam the Leeward Islands, Jerry is the 10th named storm and the fourth recognized hurricane of 2019 At...
21:34, 09/19/2019

Is 'Rambo: Last Blood' any good? Critics call it a 'MAGA fantasy,' 'orgy of death' Is Sylvester Stallone's "Rambo: Last Blood" a triumphant return or a gory defeat? Here's what the critics think.        ...
22:00, 09/19/2019

Actors who've played astronauts, from Brad Pitt and George Clooney to Sigourney Weaver Buckle your seat belts and get ready to blast off with some of Hollywood's most famous on-screen astronauts.        ...
22:00, 09/19/2019

The 5 best TV-to-movie adaptations throughout cinema history Sometimes TV-to-movie adaptations are a continuation of the show, other times it's a complete revamp, and these are just some of the best created.        ...
22:00, 09/19/2019

Brad Pitt's 'nether regions' felt the squeeze of his 'awkward' spacesuit in 'Ad Astra' Brad Pitt blasts off to space in 'Ad Astra,' although that restrictive spacesuit wasn't as cool as his 'Once Upon A Time in Hollywood' threads.        ...
22:00, 09/19/2019

Heavy Rain Brings Houston To A Halt Ahead Of Mega "Howdy, Modi" Event The stage is all set for the mega "Howdy, Modi!" event where US President Donald Trump will join Prime Minister Narendra Modi who will address over 50,000 Indian-Americans, but the torrential rain......
22:00, 09/19/2019

J&K Move Creating Obstacles For Pak's Sponsorship Of Terrorism: India India slammed Pakistan during the ongoing 42nd session of the UN Human Rights Council for repeatedly misusing international forums to peddle its narrative on the Kashmir issue....
22:00, 09/19/2019

Tulsi Gabbard Welcomes PM To US, Apologises For Skipping "Howdy Modi" "Howdy Modi" is bringing together Indian-Americans and Hindu Americans from across the US, Democratic presidential aspirant and the first Hindu woman in the US Congress Tulsi Gabbard has said....
22:00, 09/19/2019

Milton’s Shakespeare Was Just a Trans-Atlantic Tweet Away A scholar in England suspected annotations in a First Folio at the Free Library of Philadelphia were John Milton’s, so he connected the dots with someone who had studied the work for a decade....
22:00, 09/19/2019

Canadian ice dancers Virtue and Moir announce retirement "Canadian figure skaters Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir have announced their retirement from the sport after an illustrious career in which the duo became the most decorated Olympic figure skaters of all time."...
22:32, 09/19/2019

One dead, five injured in Washington DC shooting One person was killed and five others wounded on Thursday in a shooting on the streets of Washington, D.C., not far from the White House, police said. Police have not apprehended a suspect as of late Thursday and do not know the motive for the shooti...
22:32, 09/19/2019

Florida mom busted for leaving child in car to work at strip club A Florida mom was busted this week for leaving her 3-year-old daughter alone in a car for hours while she worked at a strip club, police said. Manouchika Daniels, 23, was charged with child neglect for the Tuesday incident, according to cops. Police ...
22:32, 09/19/2019

AOC calls for DC to become a state, claims ‘right to vote is denied’ Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., called on Thursday for Washington, D.C. to receive statehood, indicating that residents didn’t have the “right to vote.” “DC was the 1st territory in the United States to free the enslave...
22:32, 09/19/2019

Over 50 horses saved at flooded Texas ranch after historic storms Farmhands and volunteers fought to rescue more than 50 horses trapped in chest-deep water at a horse ranch north of Houston, Texas, on Thursday, as heavy thunderstorms caused “catastrophic” flooding in the region. Video of the soggy rescu...
22:32, 09/19/2019

Washington to Lincoln to Trump: Presidents like cold, hard cash The bucks stop here! After being spotted boarding Air Force One with a bunch of crisp Andrew Jacksons spilling out of his pocket, President Trump explained that he generally keeps a wad of $20 bills with him — so he can leave a nice tip. “I do like...
22:32, 09/19/2019

‘Suicide-text’ gal Michelle Carter will leave jail early despite parole ruling The Massachusetts woman whose heartless text messages goaded her suicidal friend into killing himself will get out of jail at least two months early regardless of a pending parole decision, according to officials — because she is a “model...
22:32, 09/19/2019

The Fed may have just extended the bull market What Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell described this week is a fairly ideal environment for stock investors.       ...
22:32, 09/19/2019

Impossible Burger is making its grocery store debut on Friday. Here's where to find the plant-based meat The Impossible Burger will be sold in grocery stores for the first time after three years in restaurants including Burger King and Cheesecake Factory.       ...
22:32, 09/19/2019

GM promises UAW 5,400 jobs, $7B in US investment: What it means GM's offer to the UAW for $7 billion in U.S. investments and 5,400 jobs has some nuance that the union might not like.       ...
22:32, 09/19/2019

Ben & Jerry's, Lush, Patagonia among businesses closing Friday for Global Climate Strike Ben & Jerry's, Burton, Lush, Patagonia and SodaStream say they are closing Friday for the Global Climate Strike.       ...
22:32, 09/19/2019

Dyson's award-winning vacuums are at incredible low prices today Dyson vacuums normally cost quite the chunk of change, but for today only on Woot you can save big on some of their most popular models.       ...
22:32, 09/19/2019

Maruti Suzuki Exports One Millionth Car From Gujarat's Mundra Port India's largest carmaker, Maruti Suzuki, has exported its one millionth car from the Mundra Port in Gujarat. The Mundra port serves as gateway to exporting its products to Latin America, Far East and......
22:32, 09/19/2019

Accuser says Brown sent 'intimidating' texts The lawyer for a woman who earlier this week alleged sexual misconduct by Antonio Brown reached out to the NFL on Thursday night after the Patriots' receiver apparently sent what were described as threatening text messages to her client, SI is report...
23:00, 09/19/2019

The Best Podcast Apps for Your iPhone and iPad (2019) Almost everyone loves listening to podcasts, but finding a decent podcast app to manage your subscriptions can be tricky. Podcasts continue to grow in popularity and, as a result, there are more podcast managers on the App Store than ever before. But...
00:17, 09/20/2019

There Are Carcinogens in Tap Water, But Don't Freak Out Too Much A new study found that tap water contaminants may cause 100,000 cases of cancer in the US every year. While the numbers may be right (it’s hard to be sure), that doesn’t mean you should worry too much about your tap water....
00:17, 09/20/2019

Global climate strike: Greta Thunberg and school students lead climate crisis protest – live updates Millions of people from Sydney to Manila, Delhi to London and New York will march for urgent action on climate breakdownWhy the Guardian is changing the language it uses about the environmentRead more about the Covering Climate Now collaborationHow y...
00:48, 09/20/2019

Ram Temple In Ayodhya Will Be Made With Gold Bricks: Hindu Mahasabha Leader Ayodhya Case: The Supreme Court on Wednesday said that arguments in Ramjanambhoomi-Babri Masjid case must be completed by October 18 even as the mediation panel may continue its work under......
01:16, 09/20/2019

MPs Nusrat Jahan And Mimi Chakraborty's Dance Tribute To Maa Durga Is Viral First-time parliamentarians Nusrat Jahan and Mimi Chakraborty are seen in a video dancing to a song as a tribute to Goddess Durga as West Bengal gets ready to celebrate Durga Puja next month....
01:16, 09/20/2019

PM Modi To Inaugurate Gandhi Solar Park At UN - India's Gift To The World In a first of its kind symbolic effort by India at the UN, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate a 50KW 'Gandhi Solar Park' next week during his visit to the United Nations, a gesture that......
01:16, 09/20/2019

Top Court Notice To Centre Over Pleas In Rohith Vemula, Payal Tadvi Cases The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a plea filed by mothers of Rohith Vemula and Payal Tadvi, who had allegedly committed suicide following alleged caste-based discrimination, seeking to end such......
01:16, 09/20/2019

On Allegations Of J&K Child Detentions, Top Court Seeks Report From Panel The Supreme Court today asked the Jammu and Kashmir administration to look into the allegations of illegal detention of children in the state. The top court was hearing a petition challenging the......
01:16, 09/20/2019

PETA Lauds Air India Proposal To Serve Vegan Meals To Crew Members People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has praised Air India for its proposal to serve its crew cost-effective low-fat meals in an attempt to tackle its financial crisis....
01:16, 09/20/2019

People are lining up outside Apple stores around the world as the iPhone 11 goes on sale Apple will get a taste of whether upgraded features on the new iPhone 11 are enough to lure shoppers to retail stores around the world as the new smartphones officially hit shelves Friday....
01:16, 09/20/2019

China's cuts new one-year lending benchmark rate marginally China cut its new one-year benchmark lending rate for the second month in a row on Friday, to 4.20%, as the central bank seeks to guide borrowing costs lower for an economy hit by the Sino-U.S. trade war....
01:16, 09/20/2019

Rugby World Cup points 2019: The top try scorers from this year's RWC While winning the Webb Ellis trophy is the ultimate goal for all 20 teams competing at the Rugby World Cup, some of the planet's top finishers will also be looking to outdo each other by finishing first in the list of try scorers....
01:16, 09/20/2019

Man Utd boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer heaps praise on Mason Greenwood as teenager scores first senior goal Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer heaped praise on Mason Greenwood after the teenager's first senior goal ensured his side got their Europa League campaign off to a winning start....
01:16, 09/20/2019

How will Arsenal line up vs Aston Villa? Reiss Nelson set to start After resting several players for Thursday's Europa League win over Eintracht Frankfurt, you would suspect Unai Emery will recall many of his big guns for Sunday's match with Aston Villa....
02:00, 09/20/2019

We All Could Pay a Price for the Latest Slap at Huawei An international cybersecurity group has evicted the Chinese telecom company to comply with US sanctions. That could allow malware to spread more easily....
02:51, 09/20/2019

South Korea's health ministry advises public to refrain from vaping South Korea has advised the public to refrain from using liquid e-cigarettes, also known as vaping, due to vaping-related illnesses emerging in the United States, its health ministry said on Friday....
02:52, 09/20/2019

9.7 Million Views For Cop's Video On How To Lower Hefty Traffic Challans A cop's video on what drivers can do in case they are issued a hefty traffic challan has gone massively viral online. Under the amended Motor Vehicles Act 2019, traffic challans have increased by up......
03:16, 09/20/2019

Tesla targets Nürburgring EV record next month Tesla has left Nurburgring for now, but tweeted that it will return next month with its modified Model S "Plaid" model. It suggested that the track tests it did over the last week or so indicate that it could have pulled off a lap time of around 7 mi...
03:16, 09/20/2019

'I’m tired and desperate' – a disabled victim of domestic violence on her struggle to survive Disabled women are at higher risk of domestic violence than others, so why are there so few accessible refuges? As Sarah’s story shows, they are faced with an impossible systemTo survive in the refuge, Sarah (not her real name) stores fruit and cerea...
03:16, 09/20/2019

Taiwan And Kiribati Cut Diplomatic Ties Amid China Tension Taiwan and Kiribati severed ties on Friday after the tiny Pacific nation decided to switch diplomatic recognition to China, the second defection to Beijing by one of Taipei's allies this week....
03:16, 09/20/2019

Israel Vote Deadlock Confirmed After Near-Complete Official Poll Results Near-complete official results Friday confirmed a deadlock in Israel's general election this week, putting Benny Gantz's party as the largest but without an obvious path to form a majority coalition....
03:16, 09/20/2019

US, Canada Have Lost 2.9 Billion Birds, Scientists Say People To Blame From grasslands to seashores to forests and backyards, birds are disappearing at an alarming rate in the United States and Canada, with a 29% population drop since 1970 and a net loss of about 2.9......
03:16, 09/20/2019

Skullcandy's Crusher ANC headphones vibrate with your bassiest tracks Skullcandy has announced a new version of its popular wireless Crusher headphones, which have been updated to include active noise cancelation and Skullcandy's patented Sensory Bass technology. According to the company, the Skullcandy Crush...
03:16, 09/20/2019

Leaked Samsung Android 10 update list lacks some big names Android 10 is only available for a few phones right now, and none of Samsung’s are among them, but a whole bunch of the brand's handsets look set to get it sooner or later.AndroidPure has obtained a screenshot of what's purported to ...
03:16, 09/20/2019

New Bowers & Wilkins headphones make videos sound just as good as your music Renowned audio brand Bowers & Wilkins has released four new wireless headphones, including over-ear and on-ear models, as well as in-ear neckbuds.Three of the new models are the first consumer headphones to support Qualcomm's aptX Adaptive audio...
03:16, 09/20/2019

Is Nikon's 60MP full-frame mirrorless camera nigh? Are we about to see a Nikon Z8 or Z9 mirrorless camera? A high-end companion to the Nikon Z6 and Z7 has been mooted for the best part of the last year – and it may well be more likely now.Nikon Rumors claims a leaked screenshot from a Nikon ma...
03:16, 09/20/2019

Vivo V17Pro with dual pop-up selfie camera launched in India The Vivo V17Pro just made its global debut in India, bringing a total of six cameras to the mix.Vivo's V series has been known to bring the design elements from the company's high-end series to the budget segment, and the V17Pro is no diffe...
03:16, 09/20/2019

Lamborghini Sian doesn't preview Aventador, says design boss Lamborghini's petrol-electric model was designed to stand on its own, design boss claims cues won't be taken for next series production hypercar The 808bhp Sián FKP 37 unveiled at the Frankfurt motor show won’t continue Lamborghini’s tradition of pr...
03:16, 09/20/2019

Brad Pitt's space epic 'Ad Astra' sets 'new standard' for science fiction films, ex-NASA engineer says The Brad Pitt-helmed space epic "Ad Astra" sets a new standard for science fiction films, a former NASA engineer who served as a technical consultant for the movie told Fox News....
04:32, 09/20/2019

Jacksonville Jaguars defeat listless Tennessee Titans for win on 'Thursday Night Football' Gardner Minshew and the Jacksonville Jaguars took advantage of a sloppy performance by the Tennessee Titans to get their first win of the season.       ...
04:33, 09/20/2019

F1: Robert Kubica And Williams To End Association By End Of Season One of the greatest comebacks in Formula 1, Williams F1 driver Robert Kubica will be ending his run in the championship at the end of the 2019 season. The Polish driver confirmed the development ahead......
04:33, 09/20/2019

NY Rep. Tom Reed collapses on Capitol Hill before interview WASHINGTON — New York Rep. Tom Reed collapsed Thursday afternoon in the Cannon House Office Building rotunda minutes before he was to do a live TV appearance. Reed, 47, was slated to appear on Fox Business Network. Paramedics took Reed to Georg...
04:33, 09/20/2019

Hezbollah terrorist scouted NYC-area locations: feds A New Jersey man has spent the past 22 years training with and scouting terror-attack locations for Hezbollah — and provided the group with intelligence on the Port Authority, Grand Central Terminal, the New York Stock Exchange and the cityR...
04:33, 09/20/2019

De Blasio donors agree to settle lobbying violation for $65K Three city developers agreed to pay $65,000 to settle claims that they violated a state lobbying law by donating to Mayor Bill de Blasio’s since-shuttered Campaign for One New York. The New York State Joint Commission on Public Ethics announced...
04:33, 09/20/2019

City makes a splash with E. River pool plan A city agency made a splash Wednesday with its call for a public pool in the East River — a plan that could return swimming to the urban estuary for the first time in over 100 years. “I’m excited this is finally getting some attenti...
04:33, 09/20/2019

Bow hunters target invasive Asian carp for sport on the Illinois River A firefighter and archery enthusiast is making some extra cash with a novel if modest contribution to the ecosystem of the Great Lakes - taking paying customers out for boat rides on the Illinois River to hunt invasive Asian carp fish with bows and a...
05:00, 09/20/2019

Buttigieg, Harris head to Iowa, seeking to rise into 2020 Democratic top tier Democratic presidential hopefuls Pete Buttigieg and Kamala Harris return to the crucial state of Iowa this weekend with pressure mounting on them to break into the top tier of 2020 election contenders....
05:00, 09/20/2019

Torrential Imelda rains kill 2, flood homes, snarl travel around Houston Tropical Storm Imelda dumped torrential rains over the Houston-area, killing at least two people, while rescuers in boats pulled hundreds from flooded cars, the airport temporarily halted flights and tens of thousands of people lost power....
05:00, 09/20/2019

Concussion and boxing Terry Dooley examines what has for too long been an elephant in the room: the link between taking punches, concussions and failing mental health The post Concussion and boxing appeared first on Boxing News....
05:01, 09/20/2019

Drone equipped with nail gun can fix the roof so you don't have to A drone equipped with a nail gun can autonomously hover over a roof and fix tiles in place. Tests showed it was highly precise and held steady while firing...
05:01, 09/20/2019

| Nigeria army shuts aid group office in conflict zone: NGO staff The Nigerian army has shut down the office of NGO Action Against Hunger in the northeastern city of Maiduguri, staff says, as six of its employees remain held hostage by jihadists....
05:02, 09/20/2019

A flaw in iOS 13 can expose your contact details A flaw in iOS 13, the new iPhone operating system Apple released Thursday, exposes contact details stored in iPhones without requiring a passcode or biometric identification. And Apple has known about the flaw since July, a person who reported the bu...
05:02, 09/20/2019

Burning throat: 7 causes and how to treat them Many issues can cause a burning throat, including tonsillitis, strep throat, a cold, or gastroesophageal reflux disease. Learn more about the possible causes and their treatments here....
05:32, 09/20/2019

What are nootropics (smart drugs)? Nootropics, or smart drugs, aim to enhance cognitive performance. Prescription stimulants and nonprescription substances, including caffeine, are considered nootropic. Here, we discuss research into the effects and risks....
05:32, 09/20/2019

Book helps honor 96-year-old WWII vet as Bronze Star hero A Sherman tank will be on full display on Sixth Avenue in Manhattan on Saturday morning to honor 96-year-old Clarence Smoyer, who is the country’s newest Bronze Star hero for his role as a gunner in a 1945 tank battle. His exploits were chronicled by...
05:33, 09/20/2019

Blumarine says elegance comes in kindness at Milan show With a blooming rose catwalk, Italian fashion designer Anna Molinari dedicated her latest collection for label Blumarine to kindness on Friday, a virtue she said seemed "to belong to a time past"....
05:33, 09/20/2019

Galifianakis and Aukerman on ‘Between 2 Ferns: The Movie’ It’s been five years since “Between Two Ferns” was regularly active, but Zach Galifianakis’ beloved celebrity interview satire is back in a big way in a feature film on Netflix...
05:33, 09/20/2019

AP Exclusive: US helping Venezuela’s Guaido track stolen art U.S. officials are investigating the suspected looting of European and Latin American artwork they believe is being plundered by Venezuelan government insiders as Nicolas Maduro struggles to maintain his grip on power...
05:33, 09/20/2019

A Top Defector Says the U.S. Must Levy Tougher Sanctions on North Korea to Prevent a New Nuclear State The U.S. needs to wake up to the reality that its policy on North Korea is not working and quickly impose harsher sanctions if the world is going to avert the birth of a new nuclear state, a former North Korean diplomat says. Thae Yong-ho, one of the...
05:33, 09/20/2019

Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: Small Changes In Borderlands 3 Tha Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: Small Changes In Borderlands 3 That Make A Big Difference • I’m Uneasy About The Future Super Kirby Clash Glimpses • Power To The Gamer: Sony’s Censorship Policy • TAY Retro: Famicom -...
05:33, 09/20/2019

Brazil police formally accuse Vale and TÜV SÜD of using false information -report Brazilian federal police formally accused Vale SA, auditor TÜV SÜD and 13 of their employees in relation to a January dam collapse which killed nearly 250 people, Brazilian website G1 reported on Friday....
06:00, 09/20/2019

UK PM Johnson and Emir of Qatar discuss Aramco attacks in London meeting British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and the Emir of Qatar discussed the attacks on the Aramco oil facilities in Saudi Arabia when they met in London on Friday....
06:00, 09/20/2019

French weight-loss pill scandal set for landmark trial A landmark French trial will from next week seek to settle one of the country's biggest pharmaceutical scandals, probing whether the company behind a weight-loss drug believed to have triggered killer side-effects covered up the risks....
06:00, 09/20/2019

CANADA STOCKS-TSX futures rise on higher oil prices Futures for Canada's main stock index rose on Friday, as oil prices gained on rising Middle East tensions after a key Saudi Arabian supply hub was knocked out in an attack last weekend....
06:00, 09/20/2019

Powell's Subtle Messaging to Trump on Trade Fight Fed Chairman Jerome Powell’s press conference this week carried a subtle message for President Trump: If you’re worried about an economic slowdown, find a way to cool down the trade war....
06:00, 09/20/2019

Fed's Bullard Explains His Dissent on Rate Cut He Calls Too Small St. Louis Fed leader James Bullard said the central bank should have lowered rates by more than it did to further ensure the economy can navigate a climate of rising risk....
06:00, 09/20/2019

Who First Circled the Globe? Not Magellan, Spain Wants You to Know The Spanish officer Juan Sebastián Elcano completed the voyage after the Portuguese explorer died halfway. Five centuries later, it’s a matter of national pride — and national rivalry....
06:00, 09/20/2019

Ex-Kolkata Top Cop Rajeev Kumar Files Anticipatory Bail Plea In Scam Case Former Kolkata Police commissioner Rajeev Kumar on Friday filed an anticipatory bail plea in the Alipore district and sessions court, a day after a city court said that the CBI does not need a warrant......
06:00, 09/20/2019

PM Modi, Mongolian President Unveil Lord Buddha Statue Via Video Link Amid the chanting of Buddhist prayers, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Mongolian President Khaltmaagiin Battulga today jointly unveiled a statue of Lord Buddha at the Gandan Monastery in Mongolia via......
06:00, 09/20/2019

CBI Allowed To Probe Christian Michel In Tihar Jail In Chopper Scam Case A Delhi court on Friday allowed the CBI to interrogate Christian Michel, the alleged middleman in the AgustaWestland chopper scam, in Tihar Central Jail where he is lodged....
06:00, 09/20/2019

"Shall Rehabilitate You Mentally": Babul Supriyo, Assaulted In University Those who manhandled Babul Supriyo at Kolkata's Jadavpur University on Thursday will be rehabilitated "mentally", the Union Minister tweeted today as a number of BJP leaders condemned the incident and......
06:00, 09/20/2019

Saka revels in dream Arsenal debut as young guns shine in Europe "Teenage forward Bukayo Saka said it was a \"dream come true\" to score his first Arsenal goal as he helped inspire them to a convincing 3-0 on Thursday."...
06:00, 09/20/2019

Barrier issue forces WTCR to short Suzuka course, not F1 layout The World Touring Car Cup will switch from Suzuka's full Formula 1 layout to the shorter East Course for its 2019 round due to complications with the track's barrier set-up...
06:00, 09/20/2019

Crutchlow: Zarco would've struggled with Honda MotoGP bike too Cal Crutchlow reckons Johann Zarco would have struggled just as much, if not more, with Honda, should he have joined it instead of KTM for the 2019 MotoGP season...
06:00, 09/20/2019

Do You Applaud When Your Flight Lands? In case you’ve missed it, it’s currently Jerk Week over at Lifehacker HQ, which means we’ve been telling you how to deal with jerks all week long—but what happens if you might be the jerk? Sometimes, it’s not exactly clear who the culprit is....
06:32, 09/20/2019

Ohio child sex trafficking sting nabs more than 100, including church leader, ER doctor: report More than 100 people, including a medical doctor and a church youth director, were arrested as part of a massive human-trafficking and child-sex sting operation based in central Ohio, according to a report....
06:32, 09/20/2019

Seattle police officer files $10M claim against city for exposure to 'toxin' while cleaning homeless camp A Seattle police officer filed a $10 million claim against the city Wednesday, alleging he was exposed to an “extremely dangerous man-made toxin” when he was assigned to clean up a homeless camp in the industrial SoDo neighborhood in January....
06:32, 09/20/2019

20 cities you can explore for under $100 a day These cheap vacation spots boast inexpensive hotels, food and local transportation, along with all the sightseeing and experiences you could want.       ...
06:32, 09/20/2019

Russian Facebook hit with fake Telegram token ads using Pavel Durov’s face When new crypto or digital currency projects are announced it doesn’t take long for scams to follow. It appears that Telegram’s supposedly incoming TON token is the latest to be exploited by opportunistic scammers. According to Russian news outlet Ko...
06:32, 09/20/2019

Ripple Labs wants the US to forget it’s being sued for selling Ripple (XRP) illegally Ripple Labs, the company behind the Ripple (XRP) cryptocurrency, has formally requested a US federal court dismiss a class action lawsuit that alleges it illegally sold unregistered securities, Fortune reports. A number of investors are claiming to h...
06:32, 09/20/2019

The Latest: At least 2 detained at alien festival in desert At least two people were detained by local sheriff’s deputies at a gate to Area 51 in Nevada after an estimated 75 people gathered at the site early Friday...
07:34, 09/20/2019

From cat videos to karaoke, I've decided to embrace silliness | Coco Khan The older I get, the more I’m drawn to the absurd and the harmless – it’s a tonic to all the nastiness in the worldRecently I joined TikTok, the social media app in which users post short video clips set to music. It’s mostly young people doing arts ...
07:34, 09/20/2019

Supergirl Just Cast Two Very Interesting Comics Characters The Texas Chainsaw Massacre could be coming back. Stephanie Beatriz talks about her chances of playing She-Hulk on Disney+. Plus, what to expect on The Flash, Batwoman, and Arrow, casting for The 100, and a new look at Creepshow’s return. Spoilers ge...
07:35, 09/20/2019

Ralph Lauren launches Rachel Green Friends collection Twenty-five years ago, Rachel Karen Green burst into the Central Perk coffee house in a soaking wet, off-the-shoulder wedding dress, and Friends was born....
07:35, 09/20/2019

Twitter Closes Thousands Of Fake News Accounts Around The World Twitter said Friday it has closed down thousands of accounts across the world for spreading fake news as well as pro-government propaganda including in places like the United Arab Emirates, China and......
07:35, 09/20/2019

Volkswagen Golf gains three plush run-out editions News 19 Sep, 2019 VW has launched Match Edition, GT Edition and R-Line Edition versions of the current Golf, ahead of the Mk8 model’s arrival next year...
07:36, 09/20/2019

Auto Industry Reacts To Finance Minister's Proposal To Reduce Corporate Tax The Finance Minister has announced reduction in the corporate tax rate to 22 per cent from 30 per cent, while new manufacturing companies or companies which are making fresh investments from October......
07:36, 09/20/2019

Giuliani admits to asking Ukraine about Joe Biden after denying it 30 seconds earlier Rudolph W. Giuliani, President Trump’s personal lawyer, contradicted himself when asked whether he personally asked Ukraine to investigate former vice president Joe Biden, ranted about media bias and......
07:36, 09/20/2019

Beto O’Rourke says Senate’s top Democrat has accomplished ‘absolutely nothing’ on gun control The White House hopeful escalated his feud with Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer, who has distanced his party from an O’Rourke plan to buy back assault-style weapons....
07:36, 09/20/2019

Adam Gase hasn’t lost cool despite Jets losing games Adam Gase could have snapped. Who would blame him if he did? The Jets head coach could have looked like a dead coach walking as he stood before his players last week and explained to them that their franchise quarterback, Sam Darnold, was going to be...
07:36, 09/20/2019

Luke Falk isn’t getting eased into Jets’ QB job Luke Falk realized the coincidence when he looked at his phone during the draft in 2018 and saw the Titans were calling him. Tennessee took him in the sixth round, pick No. 199 overall, out of Washington State. That, of course, is the round and pick ...
07:36, 09/20/2019

Ex-Giants QB Dave Brown has been in Daniel Jones’ shoes before If there’s one person floating out there in the football universe who can understand what Daniel Jones is going through, it’s Dave Brown. The similarities between the two are uncanny: Giants first-round draft picks out of Duke, tasked with replacing ...
07:36, 09/20/2019

Anand Mahindra Praises Corporate Tax Move, Then Enters Into Twitter Duel Industrialist Anand Mahindra today praised the government's move to reduce corporate tax in a bid to boost economic growth amid slowdown in several key sectors including manufacturing and finance. He......
08:16, 09/20/2019

Proper Training Must To Tackle Chemical-Biological Threats: Rajnath Singh Early detection of chemical-biological agents is the prerequisite for successful protection and decontamination, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said....
08:16, 09/20/2019

Court Orders Dismissing Fraud Complaint Against Producer Boney Kapoor The Rajasthan High Court on Friday ordered the quashing of an FIR lodged against Bollywood film producer Boney Kapoor on charges of duping an investor of Rs 2.5 crore in the name of organising a......
08:16, 09/20/2019

Inside Trump's Strategy To Appear At "Howdy, Modi!": Foreign Media US President Donald Trump heads to Harris County, Texas, this weekend to a major rally ahead of next week's United Nations General Assembly - for Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The website for the......
08:16, 09/20/2019

Young climate strikers "drop dead" at Thai environment ministry More than 200 young people in Thailand stormed into the environment ministry on Friday and dropped to the ground feigning death as they demanded government action on climate change along with thousands of strikers around the world....
08:16, 09/20/2019

Russia criticizes U.S. general over plan to destroy Kaliningrad air defenses Russia on Friday accused the United States of brazenly threatening it after a senior U.S. general said Washington had drawn up a plan in case it needed to destroy air defenses in Russia's Kaliningrad exclave in Europe....
08:16, 09/20/2019

UN human rights report shows rise in reprisals against activists, victims Cases of intimidation and retaliation against victims, civil society and activists who cooperate with the United Nations are on the rise, a new report from the UN Human Rights Office reveals....
08:16, 09/20/2019

Bukayo Saka: Freddie Ljungberg bridging the communication gap between Arsenal youngsters and Unai Emery Bukayo Saka has hailed Freddie Ljungberg's work in helping Arsenal's youngsters acclimatise to first-team football after a youthful Gunners side earned an impressive win at Eintracht Frankfurt....
08:48, 09/20/2019

Global Climate Strike kicks off with thousands skipping school or work for demonstrations across the world The worldwide climate protest partially inspired by Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg kicked off Friday in major – and smaller – cities around the globe Friday with hundreds of thousands of students hitting the streets....
08:48, 09/20/2019

Kiribati cuts diplomatic ties with Taiwan, second Pacific island nation in a week The Pacific island nation of Kiribati cut diplomatic ties with Taiwan on Friday, becoming the second country to do so this week and strengthening Beijing's hand....
08:48, 09/20/2019

Parker: Greenwood can help United move in right direction, Chelsea are Liverpool's toughest test "In his latest column Paul Parker explains why Manchester United are moving in the right direction, and why Mason Greenwood can be a big part of it."...
08:48, 09/20/2019

British envoy to Canada says government wants to avoid no-deal Brexit High Commissioner Susan le Jeune d'Allegeershecque said in an interview that a negotiated departure, not the so-called hard Brexit that would mean no negotiated departure agreement with the EU, is still the preferred option for her country....
08:48, 09/20/2019

What Happens When Extreme Action Meets Elusive Language? In Elizabeth Streb and Anne Bogart’s “Falling & Loving,” dancers and actors share the stage with the Guck Machine, which emits a waterfall of food andother objects....
08:48, 09/20/2019

Friday's Best Deals: AirPods, Instant Pots, Friends: The Complete Series, and More Two different-sized Instant Pots, Friends: The Complete Series, Apple AirPods 2 with Case lead off Friday’s best deals from around the web....
08:48, 09/20/2019

How to Be a Whistleblower Whistleblowing seems to be in the news a lot, lately. And it makes us ordinary schmoes wonder: How would we handle ratting out our colleagues, or our superiors, if we had to—either to protect other consumers and citizens or merely to cover yourself? ...
08:48, 09/20/2019

Saving Money, and Your Sanity, on College Visits (Hint: Resist the Swag) Most counselors suggest starting near home and visiting a mix of college types, like an urban college, a large public university and a small, liberal arts campus....
09:16, 09/20/2019

Iowa: progressives to the fore as Sanders and Warren attend 'people's forum' Event bids to push progressive issues further into 2020 raceSanders, Warren, Buttigieg and Castro to appear but not BidenA collective of grassroots organizers in Iowa will hold their first “people’s forum” on Saturday, hosting prominent Democratic pr...
09:16, 09/20/2019

'Out of control police department': Vallejo faces new claims of racial profiling and brutality Behind the killing of Willie McCoy lies a pattern of discrimination and brutality exhibited by police, allege residents suing the cityThe Vallejo police department has been under intensifying scrutiny since the fatal shooting of Willie McCoy, the 20-...
09:16, 09/20/2019

Justin Trudeau's brownface scandal is bad. But voting him out isn't the solution | Moustafa Bayoumi Let’s make sure that this incident forces us to examine not just Trudeau but also Canada and its racismRecently surfaced photos of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in brownface while at an ‘Arabian Nights’ party in 2001 are disturbing on a numb...
09:16, 09/20/2019

Pepsi v Coke: Palestinians indifferent about Israel's election People in the West Bank and Gaza say Netanyahu and Gantz are two sides of the same coinAn inconclusive election in Israel, in which many feel the soul of the nation is at stake, has mesmerised the country with its almost-hourly twists and turns as po...
09:16, 09/20/2019

iOS 13 on the iPhone 6S and SE: New software runs fine on a phone that’s still fast Enlarge / The iPhone 6S and SE are the new baseline for iOS 13, and everything is still running smooth. (credit: Andrew Cunningham) People upgrading to iOS 13 this year may have more of an incentive than usual to keep using their old phones rather ...
09:17, 09/20/2019

City gardens, produce stands ease food desert woes Atlanta, Chicago and other large cities across the country are taking a multipronged approach to bringing healthy diets to "food deserts," mostly low-income neighborhoods located miles away from the nearest supermarket. (Sept. 20)    &...
09:17, 09/20/2019

'Teetering on a public health crisis.' New Title X policy forces Ohio Planned Parenthood clinics to close A new Trump administration policy that blocks Title X grantees from referring patients to abortion providers has left Planned Parenthood struggling to find funding        ...
09:17, 09/20/2019

AP Top Stories September 20 Trump and Congress locked in whistle-blower dispute; Trudeau again addresses racial controversy; Flooding in Texas; more.        ...
09:17, 09/20/2019

Ulvaeus shares 'happy and uncomplicated' world of ‘Mamma Mia!’ Bjorn Ulvaeus wears original ABBA costume to appear at the launch of "Mamma Mia! The Party" in London; discusses what prompted the expansion of its universe. (Sept. 20)        ...
09:17, 09/20/2019

Imelda leaves 2 dead in Texas, others stranded At least two people are known dead as the remnants of Tropical Storm Imelda bring massive floods into the Houston area and East Texas. Others were still being rescued on Thursday night. (Sept. 20)        ...
09:17, 09/20/2019

Trump to host Australia's P.M. at state dinner Tables are being set with green and gold at the White House, where President Donald Trump will host Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison at a state dinner on Friday night. (Sept. 20)        ...
09:17, 09/20/2019

Apple Music Gets Real-Time Lyrics Feature With iOS 13 Apple Music has received a new real-time lyrics feature with the new iOS 13 update. The feature will also arrive on Apple TV and the Android version of the app soon. Apple Music app now offers a dark......
09:18, 09/20/2019

Vivo V17 Pro vs Oppo Reno 2Z vs Redmi K20 Pro Vivo V17 Pro price in India is set at Rs. 29,990 for the lone 8GB RAM + 128GB storage variant, while Oppo Reno 2Z price in India is set at Rs. 29,990 for the sole 8GB RAM + 256GB storage option and......
09:18, 09/20/2019

Libratone Track Air+ review: the noise-cancelling AirPods Apple won’t give you Great fit and sound, long battery, attractive design and pocketable case make for an excellent set of budsLibratone has given us the better fitting AirPods that Apple wouldn’t, with great sound and noise cancelling.The Danish audio firm’s Track Air+ ...
09:19, 09/20/2019

NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter captures shades of blue on the Red Planet The Mars we know is a dry, dusty, barren place and in just about every image we see of the planet, it’s a pale shade of orange, but there are some areas of the nearby world that have unique and colorful personalities all their own. In a new blo...
09:19, 09/20/2019

Brad Pitt Will Make You Love Him Even More After This Charming Interview With a Viral Kid Reporter Get ready for cuteness overload! Brad Pitt participated in what is, arguably, his most adorable interview yet for Friday's episode of The Ellen DeGeneres Show. The......
10:00, 09/20/2019

Adam Levine Credits The Voice With Making Him "a Household Name" While Adam Levine has left The Voice, he appears to be nothing but grateful for what the show has done for his popularity. The Maroon 5 frontman served as a coach on the NBC singing......
10:00, 09/20/2019

The Crown Season 3 Trailer Tackles the Transition From Claire Foy to Olivia Colman Head On You've been granted an audience with the new queen. Starting Sunday, Nov. 17, Olivia Colman is Netflix's Queen Elizabeth II in the Emmy-winning drama The Crown. In the first......
10:00, 09/20/2019

FedEx pilot arrested by Chinese authorities A FedEx pilot was recently detained by Chinese authorities in Guangzhou, a city in southern mainland China. It's the latest in an escalating conflict between the shipping company and the Chinese government....
10:00, 09/20/2019

Indonesia’s President Halts Bill That Would Ban Sex Outside Marriage Parliament had been expected to pass a sweeping overhaul of the penal code, much of which mirrored Shariah. President Joko Widodo said it needed “further study.”...
10:01, 09/20/2019

Husband misreads markings on wife's BLT with CHeese sandwich Robert Wilson Barnes bought a sandwich at a Jimmy John’s restaurant recently for himself and his s wife and just before they were about to dig in, he noticed black writing on the wrapper: 'B**CH." ...
10:01, 09/20/2019

Two Fed Officials Explain Why They Dissented at FOMC Meeting Two of three Fed officials who opposed this week’s central bank rate cut explained why they disagree with the path their colleagues are now following....
10:01, 09/20/2019

U.S. dollar to be main currency underpinning Facebook's Libra: Spiegel The U.S. dollar will make up 50% of the basket of currencies backing Facebook's planned digital coin Libra, with the euro, yen, sterling and Singapore dollar comprising the rest, Der Spiegel reported, referring to a letter from Facebook....
10:32, 09/20/2019

Undeterred, Facebook to press on with Libra launch next year: executive Facebook still aims to launch its Libra digital currency next year, its executive overseeing the project told Swiss newspaper NZZ, as the company presses ahead despite authorities around the world pouring cold water on the plans....
10:32, 09/20/2019

Merkel's Cabinet agrees 'climate packet,' environmentalists say it's paltry Germany's Cabinet has agreed a climate packet, including carbon dioxide pricing via emission certificates, costlier fuels, cheaper rail, and a ban on oil heaters from 2026. A leading Green was "bitterly disappointed."...
10:32, 09/20/2019

Seniors outsmart con men posing as police in Cologne Tricksters posing as police officers have been arrested in the German city of Cologne. Police in the city say a con trick seeking to rob seniors of their savings has been going on for years and is getting worse....
10:32, 09/20/2019

How Romania's Enescu Festival unites a nation Described as a ray of light in a politically and socially torn country, the George Enescu Festival is also giving its first-ever guest performance in Berlin this season....
10:32, 09/20/2019

Cuban 'sonic weapon' sickness caused by pesticides? A strange illness affecting Canadian and US diplomats in Havana may have been caused by exposure to pesticides, a study has said. US authorities had suspected the use of a secret sonic weapon....
10:32, 09/20/2019

Von der Leyen facing revolt over commissioner's 'Protecting European Way of Life' title Center-left European parliamentarians have warned incoming European Commission head Ursula von der Leyen they will block her team line-up if she keeps the contentious title for its next top migration official....
10:32, 09/20/2019

Opinion: EU-Mercosur pact is still alive Opponents of free trade with South America's Mercosur states are delighted that Austria is stymieing a potential deal. But the agreement is not dead yet, says Bernd Riegert....
10:32, 09/20/2019

Yankees Win the A.L. East for the First Time Since 2012 Despite setting a major league record for players on the injured list, the Yankees used both their payroll and modern baseball acumen to climb back to the top of their division....
10:32, 09/20/2019

Abortion front and center as new U.S. Supreme Court term nears With new abortion cases on a fast track to the U.S. Supreme Court, the nine justices will get an opportunity within weeks to take up legal fights over Republican-backed laws that could lead to rulings curbing a woman's ability to obtain the procedure...
10:32, 09/20/2019

Two killed, seven wounded in two Washington, DC shootings; police seek suspects: reports Two shootings in Washington, D.C. left two people dead and seven injured late on Thursday, reports by police and several media outlets said, as authorities on Friday hunted for a pair of suspects from one of the attacks likely armed with an assault r...
10:32, 09/20/2019

Trump Says He Is "Surprised" By Trudeau 'Blackface' Images US President Donald Trump said Friday he was surprised at decades-old images of Justin Trudeau wearing "blackface" makeup that have rocked the Canadian prime minister's re-election campaign....
10:32, 09/20/2019