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International Monetary Fund leader Christine Lagarde has called on governments to de-escalate current trade disputes and instead work to fix the global system....

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Trump’s communications with foreign leader are part of whistleblower complaint that spurred standoff between spy chief and Congress, former officials say The president’s interaction with the foreign leader included a “promise” that prompted an intelligence official to file a formal whistleblower complaint, the officials said....
02:00, 09/19/2019

‘Our relations are with Israel’: Trump appears to give embattled Netanyahu the cold shoulder Trump said he had not spoken to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, a man he has described as a close friend. He then noted that the election is close while playing down Netanyahu’s importance to the alliance between the United States and Isra...
02:00, 09/19/2019

Military spent $184,000 at Trump’s Scotland resort, according to documents released by House Democrats The House Oversight Committee is investigating whether Trump has violated a constitutional provision that prevents presidents enriching themselves through the office....
02:00, 09/19/2019

Slimy lakes and dead dogs: climate crisis has brought the season of toxic algae Warming water and pollution are contributing to a variety of harmful bacteria that can wreak havoc on aquatic environmentsFrom New York City to coastal California, a poison-producing living slime is overtaking waterways and shorelines, killing pets, ...
02:00, 09/19/2019

'Wake up and face facts' : Greta Thunberg pleads with politicians to lead fight against climate crisis – as it happened The Swedish teen activist made clear her disapproval of Trump leaving the Paris climate agreementThe Guardian is joining forces with more than 250 news outlets to strengthen coverage of the climate crisis ahead of the UN summit. Read more about Cover...
02:00, 09/19/2019

These college kids enjoy million-dollar views from their NYC dorms New York University freshman Mira Fink’s dorm room far exceeded her expectations. Her single in a suite looks directly onto Greenwich Village’s Washington Square Park, NYU’s de facto quad that’s frequented by jazz ensembles, chess players, tourists a...
02:32, 09/19/2019

Yankees hoping Aaron Judge’s jammed shoulder isn’t a big deal Aaron Judge tried to make a diving catch on Albert Pujols’ single to right in the fifth inning of the Yankees’ 3-2 loss to the Angels on Wednesday night and ended up landing hard and perhaps jamming his right shoulder. The right fielder spent the res...
02:32, 09/19/2019

John Humphrys pays touching tribute to listeners as he bows out of Today programme after three decades John Humphrys today bowed out of presenting the Today programme after 32 years, thanking his listeners who "gave him a pat on the back and often a kick up the backside"....
02:32, 09/19/2019

Kodi Lee celebrates his 'AGT' victory: 'Heck, yeah! I'm a winner' Kodi Lee celebrated winning 'America's Got Talent' as his mother, Tina, explained the significance of the victory by a young man with special needs.        ...
02:32, 09/19/2019

Shane Gillis jokes about 'SNL' firing, Asians and 'funny' Trump assassination at NYC show Fired 'Saturday Night Live' cast member Shane Gillis insisted that he didn't vote for President Donald Trump at his first show since Monday's exit.        ...
02:32, 09/19/2019

Zero's 2020 electric motorcycles include one that's loaded for adventures Imagine how people use Zero's electric motorbikes and you'll probably picture a commute to work or a quick blast through the countryside. Now, however, it's encouraging you to make longer-lasting journeys. The company has introduce a...
02:32, 09/19/2019

What we've been watching: 'Another Life' In the September edition of our video IRL series, contributing editor Mariella Moon explains the appeal of a horror TV show with episodes that clock in at under a half-hour, and Georgina Torbet checks out Netflix's Another Life to see if it dese...
02:32, 09/19/2019

Roland releases Zenbeats, a cross-platform music-making app Roland has been making electronic musical instruments for nearly 50 years and has delivered products like the JU-06A tiny portable synth, keyboards with built-in Alexa controls and mini smartphone mixers. Now, it's entering the world of mobile m...
02:32, 09/19/2019

MLB roundup: Cole hits 300 K's, pitches Astros to playoffs Gerrit Cole eclipsed the 300-strikeout mark for the season and did so in style, pitching host Houston to a 3-2 victory over the Texas Rangers on Wednesday, allowing the Astros to clinch their fourth playoff berth in five years....
03:00, 09/19/2019

Biggio’s cycle brings back memories for Frye Jeff Frye woke up Wednesday morning to a flood of tweets about Blue Jays rookie Cavan Biggio hitting for the cycle against the Baltimore Orioles the night before....
03:00, 09/19/2019

Netanyahu urges rival Gantz to join him in unity government Spokeswoman for former general has no immediate response to PM’s surprise offer The Israeli prime minister has called on his main rival, the former general Benny Gantz, to join him in a broad, governing coalition after Israel’s election ended with no...
03:00, 09/19/2019

‘Okra is the most foul thing ever grown’: chefs on their most hated ingredients From ‘horrible’ coconut to ‘stomach-turning’ turbot, top chefs reveal the foods they can’t stand It is common to hear chefs wax lyrical about ingredients they adore. We hear far less about those that are a pain to prep, a nightmare to cook with or di...
03:00, 09/19/2019

'It's one big earworm': readers' picks of the best albums this century After we published our list of the greatest albums this century, we asked for your own suggestions – from dark R&B to revolutionary drum’n’bassRead what the Guardian’s music critics opted forAlexis Petridis on why our No 1 is our No 1‘The score to th...
03:00, 09/19/2019

Bizarre beauty: Shin Noguchi's everyday Japan – in pictures From big-scramble zebra crossings to a man in a hedge, the award-winning street photographer revels in the life that swirls around him Continue reading......
03:00, 09/19/2019

UK Supreme Court to finish hearing case against PM Johnson Britain's Supreme Court will hear a third and final day of legal arguments on Thursday over whether Prime Minister Boris Johnson acted unlawfully when he suspended parliament in the run-up to Brexit....
03:32, 09/19/2019

Israel’s Arab Politicians Emerge With New Political Heft A higher voter turnout translated into power for Israel’s Arab alliance, opening up possibilities for a more influential role in the political arena....
03:32, 09/19/2019

Project Miroslava reveals web of organized crime and political corruption behind journalist's murder Project Miroslava reveals new background on a murdered Mexican journalist's investigations into corruption and organized crime — and sends the message that even if a journalist is killed, these stories will not die. ...
03:32, 09/19/2019

Serbia's gig jobs gagging for a rejig Post-communist countries in Eastern Europe are part of global supply chains and the gig economy may offer a way to keep the best from leaving. But regulations are slowing efforts to slow the brain-drain. ...
03:32, 09/19/2019

A Clash Over Barack Obama’s Legacy? Democratic Voters Don’t Want to Hear It In the Democratic primary, there have been clashes over the Obama administration’s policies. But even liberal voters who admire the former president prefer to look to the future....
03:32, 09/19/2019

Things have gotten extremely ugly between the Carter brothers Once upon a time, the Carter brothers—Nick, from the Backstreet Boys, and Aaron, slayer of Shaq—were at the top of what could have been a minor musical dynasty. (They even had their own single-season reality show, the brass ring of American musical s...
04:00, 09/19/2019

Alex Trebek announces that he’s back in chemo treatment in latest cancer update Jeopardy host Alex Trebek announced via the show’s YouTube channel that he will resume chemotherapy for his cancer treatment. The famous host revealed that he had stage 4 of pancreatic cancer in March 2019. He has been candid with fans since then, gi...
04:00, 09/19/2019

China now has its very own Loch Ness Monster Long the envy of the world for its famous water creature, Scotland is now in direct competition with another country for the attention of internet conspiracy theorists and cable supernatural reality shows alike after China debuted its very own take o...
04:00, 09/19/2019

Kohli Amazed By Miller's One-Handed Catch. Reaction Is Viral On Internet Virat Kohli himself had taken a great catch during the 2nd T20 International vs South Africa but David Miller's sensational grab at the boundary to dismiss Shikhar Dhawan left Kohli awestruck....
04:00, 09/19/2019

Amazon's Next Big Sale to Offer 'Lowest' Prices on Over 100 Smartphones Amazon's Great Indian Festival sale will kick off from September 29. In the days leading up to the sale, the online retail giant has started offering a glimpse into what kind of mobile phone offers......
04:32, 09/19/2019

Rajya Sabha MP Swapan Dasgupta Asks PM Not To Inaugurate Birbhum Project A day after West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee invited Prime Minister Narendra Modi to inaugurate the Birbhum coal block, Rajya Sabha MP Swapan Dasgupta wrote a letter to the PM today, saying......
04:32, 09/19/2019

"Could Be": Trump Hints At Announcement At PM's "Howdy, Modi" Event US President Donald Trump has hinted that there "could be" some announcement by him at the mega "Howdy, Modi!" event in Houston on Sunday, where he would join Prime Minister Narendra Modi in......
04:32, 09/19/2019

In Madhya Pradesh, Cops Bust 'Honey-Trap' Racket Targeting Politicians A suspected high-profile extortion racket that involved blackmailing politicians and government officials with videos has been busted by Madhya Pradesh police...
04:32, 09/19/2019

Must Come Together And Build A New Kashmir, Says PM Modi In Nashik Prime Minister Narendra Modi is addressing a massive rally in Nashik, Maharashtra, on the concluding day of the Maha Jan Aadesh Yatra. The outreach programme was launched by Chief Minister Devendra......
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

"Sleeping For 26 Years": Top Court To UP Government In Forest Lands Case The Uttar Pradesh government has been pulled up by the Supreme Court for allowing claims on reserved forest lands contrary to a top court order in July 1994 that said no person or industry could......
04:32, 09/19/2019

How Juul Hooked Kids and Ignited a Public Health Crisis In the Scheetz household, back-to-school anxiety reached new heights this fall. Jami Scheetz’s 15-year-old son Devon, who has severe asthma, kicked a brutal vaping habit over the summer, with help from a nicotine patch. But as soon as school st...
04:32, 09/19/2019

Queens activist to challenge AOC in Democratic primary A Democratic activist from Queens has announced she’ll challenge Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in a primary for her congressional seat. Badrun Khan, who officially filed her candidacy in July, announced her campaign on Wednesday, according to The Hil...
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

Long Island teen charged with murder in stabbing death of student A Long Island teenager was charged with murder Wednesday in the stabbing death of an Oceanside High School student who was killed while dozens of bystanders filmed the assault — without lifting a finger. Tyler Flach, 18, of Lido Beach, is due t...
05:01, 09/19/2019

Injured and alone in the wild, hiker crawls for days to safety after falling down waterfall The three-hour hike turned into a two-day trek to safety after the experienced hiker fell 20 feet down a waterfall and into a gully.       ...
05:01, 09/19/2019

In photos: Highlights from the week in Washington, D.C., for September 16, 2019 Ivanka Trump leads a workforce advisory board meeting at the Boys & Girls Club; Vice President Mike Pence greets newly naturalized U.S. citizens; and President Donald Trump's former campaign manager testifies in Congress, among the highlights of the ...
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

Bond Dealers Show Little Interest in Treasury Ultra Bonds The Treasury Department wants to take advantage of falling interest rates to borrow long term, selling bonds that don’t mature for a half-century. Wall Street may not want them....
05:03, 09/19/2019

U.S. revokes Calif. waiver that requires cleaner cars Rescinding California's authority to set its own standards is part of a multipronged battle by the Trump administration to counter the state's efforts to reshape the mix of vehicles driven by Americans. The move foreshadows a legal battle that will a...
06:02, 09/19/2019

Ex-bosses at Fukushima nuclear plant cleared over tsunami meltdown Three former executives of the company operating the Fukushima nuclear power plant today walked free from court after being found not guilty of professional negligence following the 2011 meltdown....
06:32, 09/19/2019

Blow to Old Oak Common plan as 6,000 homes have to be cut The ambitious blueprint for transforming sprawling railway and industrial lands at Old Oak Common into a gleaming "Canary Wharf of the West" has been dealt another setback....
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

Newsmaker: The anti-Netanyahu? Ex-general Gantz poised for top office Benny Gantz has little of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's worldly polish or flair as a showy ideologue - and that may be exactly why so many weary Israelis want the ex-general in top office....
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

EU sees no Brexit proposal deadline, but sees summit "milestone" The European Commission has no firm deadline for when Britain should make a formal proposal to break the deadlock over Brexit, but says it should be presented before a "milestone" EU summit on Oct. 17-18....
06:32, 09/19/2019

How Do You Fix … All of It? A group of leaders in business, politics and academia gathered to try to solve problems from student debt to carbon emissions. Here are their recommendations....
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Trump's Attacks on the Homeless Are Getting More and More Unhinged President Donald Trump ramped up his attacks on both homeless people and the state of California on Wednesday. He told reporters that homeless people in San Francisco are polluting the ocean with used needles. He also said that the Environmental Prot...
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

|HuaweidanglesnearlyR22bninhuntforglobaldevelopers Huawei is offering nearly R22bn to partners willing to build software for its future chip and computing platforms, courting developers worldwide at a time the US is heightening scrutiny of the Chinese tech giant....
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

Saudis have control over oil production after attacks, says strategist Jack Manley, J.P. Morgan Asset Management global market strategist, and R. Burns McKinney, Allianz Global Investors portfolio manager, join "Squawk Alley" to discuss the markets, the impending Fed rate decision and the output of Saudi Arabian oil aft...
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

Trudeau apology: brownface unacceptable and racist Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau' apologized following the publication of a yearbook photo showing him in brownface makeup at a 2001 costume party. Opposition leader Andrew Scheer called Trudeau "not fit to govern this country." (Sept. 19) ...
07:00, 09/19/2019

Trump signs name on Mexico border wall President Donald Trump capped a three-day trip to the West by penning his signature in magic marker on the San Diego wall at the Mexico border. Trump calls it "an amazing project." (Sept. 18)        ...
07:00, 09/19/2019

Chinese parent charged in college admissions scandal arrested in Spain, to be extradited to US A woman accused of paying $400,000 to get her son into the University of California, Los Angeles, as a fake soccer recruit has become the 52nd person charged in a sweeping college admissions bribery scheme, according to an indictment unsealed Tuesday...
07:00, 09/19/2019

Trump says EPA to slap San Francisco with violations related to homeless population President Trump told reporters aboard Air Force One Wednesday evening that his administration will slap San Francisco with a notice of environmental violations related to the city’s homelessness problem within a week....
07:00, 09/19/2019

Iran warns of ‘all-out war’ if US retaliates in wake of Saudi oil facility bombings Iran is warning Thursday that an "all-out war” could break out if any country attacks it following weekend bombings of Saudi Arabia’s oil facilities that the U.S. believes Tehran orchestrated....
07:00, 09/19/2019

Belgian F-16 fighter jet crashes in France; pilot trapped hanging from power line A Belgian F-16 fighter jet crashed in France on Thursday — and authorities say one of its pilots hit a high-voltage power line, leaving him hanging in the air....
07:00, 09/19/2019

Saudi oil attacks an 'act of war' by Iran, not Yemen rebels, Pompeo claims U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo described the weekend bombing on Saudi oil facilities as an "act of war" and that they were an "Iranian attack" on one of the world's largest oil processing facilities....
07:00, 09/19/2019

The new New Relic: Past BI and the dashboard, towards 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....
07:00, 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

1 of Brown's accusers has met with NFL Two people with knowledge of the investigation into Antonio Brown being accused of sexual assault tell The Associated Press that one of the accusers has met with NFL investigators and that there is no timetable for concluding the probe....
07:32, 09/19/2019

Fed Adds $75 Billion to Financial System in Third Repo Transaction This Week The Federal Reserve Bank of New York added $75 billion to the financial system, using the market for overnight repurchase agreements, or repo, to relieve funding pressure in money markets....
07:32, 09/19/2019

The biggest surprises and disappointments of the 2019 MLB season We knew the Yankees would hit a lot of home runs, but not DJ LeMahieu and Gio Urshela. The Phillies spent big but didn't cash in. Here are the top overachievers and the worst flops....
07:32, 09/19/2019

Cardinals-Cubs with a division title on the line: Breaking down the high-stakes showdown It doesn't get much better than two of baseball's bitter rivals squaring off with a playoff spot up for grabs. We look at the matchup from both sides....
07:32, 09/19/2019

U.S. House Democrats introduce bill to fund government until Nov. 21 Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives introduced a stopgap government funding bill on Wednesday that would maintain current spending levels until Nov. 21 and avoid a government shutdown when funding expires at the end of this month....
07:32, 09/19/2019

| Leclerc keen to remain team player at Ferrari Charles Leclerc's debut season at Ferrari could not have gone any better, but he has played down talk of taking over from Sebastian Vettel as leader....
08:00, 09/19/2019

CHEAP: Save big on ASUS’ powerful new ROG Phone 2 gaming handset with $180 off What’s better than one CHEAP deal? Two CHEAP deals, plus a freebie. I’ll start off with the first deal: Looking for a new phone? Like games? Then you’ll love the ASUS ROG Phone 2, which boasts Qualcomm’s gaming-focused Snapdragon 855 Plus platform. T...
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

Watch Huawei's Mate 30 event right here After all those Huawei product photos leaked over the past weeks, the company might have no surprises left in store for its Mate 30 event in Munich, Germany. Still, you can confirm all the rumored information that came out yourself by watching a live...
08:00, 09/19/2019

Tesla's Model 3 joins Audi's E-Tron in claiming top safety award The Tesla Model 3 has joined the Audi E-Tron as one of the safest cars on the road, earning a Top Safety Pick+ award from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). The organization said that the Model 3 earned "good" ratings across the board...
08:00, 09/19/2019

15 Best Coffee Places In Delhi You Just Can't Miss The growing number of coffee places around town get us to one point- Delhi loves coffee. So we'v got a list of some of the best coffee places in town that you must visit for your refill of caffeine....
08:00, 09/19/2019

U.S. Democratic Party donor Ed Buck charged with running drug den Prominent California Democratic Party donor Edward Buck has been charged with operating a drug den after injecting a man with methamphetamine in his West Hollywood home where two other men previously died of apparent overdoses, prosecutors said....
08:48, 09/19/2019

Trump on Fed: 'No "guts," no sense, no vision!' President Donald Trump blasted the Federal Reserve for delivering only a quarter-percentage point interest rate cut on Wednesday, saying the U.S. central bank and its chair, Jerome Powell, had "No 'guts,' no sense, no vision!"...
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

Browns' Odell Beckham Jr. partners with Swedish watchmaker Daniel Wellington After wearing an expensive Richard Mille watch during an NFL game, Cleveland Browns star wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. is partnering with Swedish watchmaker Daniel Wellington....
08:48, 09/19/2019

FHR, StuLo offer local student loan debt relief program According to the Federal Reserve and New York Federal Reserve, more than 44 million borrowers across the U.S. collectively owe $1.5 trillion in student loan debt. / Getty Images TUCSON – Family Housing Resources, Inc. (FHR) announced Wednesday a new ...
09:16, 09/19/2019

Nintendo Switch Lite: The Kotaku Review The Nintendo Switch Lite is one of the finest handheld gaming devices I’ve ever used. It’s sturdy, stylish, and comfortable. It launches with a library that’s already over 2,500 games strong. If all you’re looking for from the Nintendo Switch is pers...
09:16, 09/19/2019

Cops question boyfriend of NJ mom in disappearance of 5-year-old Dulce Alavez Authorities grilled the boyfriend of a New Jersey mom whose 5-year-old daughter was apparently abducted in connection with her disappearance — after learning he’s an undocumented Mexican citizen, according to a report. Noema Alavez, 19, s...
09:17, 09/19/2019

Fired Senate aide claims boss demanded that he wear leprechaun outfit A former aide to an upstate legislator has filed a human rights complaint accusing his boss of ordering him to wear a leprechaun costume and pull a candy wagon in a parade, according to a report. Kris Thompson also claimed that state Sen. Daphne Jord...
09:17, 09/19/2019

NJ ref who told wrestler to cut dreadlocks barred for 2 seasons TRENTON, N.J. — A referee who told a New Jersey high school wrestler to cut his dreadlocks or forfeit a match last year was suspended by the state for two seasons Wednesday, and officials also announced mandatory bias training for all referees and co...
09:17, 09/19/2019

Fighter pilot ejected into high-voltage power line after jet crash A Belgian F-16 fighter jet crashed in France and, after ejecting, one of its two pilots hit a high-voltage power line and was left hanging in the air....
09:17, 09/19/2019

Baltimore restaurant under fire for ‘racist as hell’ dress code A Baltimore restaurant is under fire before it has even opened. When an image appeared on social media showing the establishment’s dress code — posted on the gate outside — some users complained that the rules seemed to be discriminating ...
09:17, 09/19/2019

The Beginner's Guide to Electric Cars Electric vehicles (EVs) are getting cheaper—so whether you’re looking for a way to save on the hassle and cost of gas, shrink your carbon footprint, or simply zip around in a new Tesla, there are lots of reasons to consider a hybrid or electric car....
09:17, 09/19/2019

Huawei's Mate 30 and Mate 30 Pro Pack Big Cams and Blazing 5G Support Now that Apple has announced its latest batch of iPhones, it’s time for Huawei to hit back with some high-end phones of its own, the Mate 30 and Mate 30 Pro. Read more......
09:17, 09/19/2019

19 Things You Can Do in iOS 13 That You Couldn't Before Happy iOS 13 day! If you’ve got an iPhone 6s or something newer, get ready for your iOS 13 update, which will roll out today. We’ve seen beta releases and on-stage demos, but here’s the definitive list of all the new features and settings you can now...
09:17, 09/19/2019

Authorities Consider Taking Legal Action Against Facebook Over Storm Area 51 Event No one is sure what will happen later this week in Rachel, Nevada—the location of a planned Aliengate festival that evolved out of a viral Facebook event—but local authorities are already considering taking legal action to cover $250,000 the county p...
09:17, 09/19/2019

Trump Says Homeless Americans Are Polluting Ocean With 'Needles' and EPA Will Take Action President Donald Trump claims the homeless population in San Francisco is polluting the ocean and says the Environmental Protection Agency will issue some kind of notice to the city within a week, according to reporters traveling with the president o...
09:17, 09/19/2019

Dyson vacuum sale: the Dyson V8 Absolute gets a $120 price cut If you're in the market for a new vacuum cleaner, then you've come to the right place. Dyson, a brand known for top-of-the-line vacuums, has slashed the price on some of their most popular models. The Dyson Vacuum sale includes the best-sel...
09:17, 09/19/2019

Huawei announces Huawei Vision 4K TV with pop-up camera Who isn't making TV these days? Alongside hype for the upcoming OnePlus TV, phone-maker Huawei has also been getting in on the action with a HarmonyOS TV, the Honor Vision – and it looks like another set called the Huawei Vision is on its...
09:17, 09/19/2019

Best broadband and TV deals to get you sorted for the Champions League Our favourite time of the year has rolled back around - the return of the UEFA Champions League. You've cleared your Tuesday and Wednesday evenings for the foreseeable future, placed your bets and now you just need a way of watching it.And for t...
09:17, 09/19/2019

Nifty Closes At Lowest Level In Seven Months: Highlights Stock Market LIVE (Sensex, Nifty today): The S&P BSE Sensex index fell as much as 576.08 points to touch 35,987.80 in afternoon, its lowest intraday level recorded since March 5. The broader NSE Nifty......
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

Vaping Illnesses Increase to 530 Probable Cases 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....
09:48, 09/19/2019

Facebook CEO Zuckerberg, under fire, seeks to mend fences in Washington Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is meeting with lawmakers on Capitol Hill for a second day on Thursday as part of an effort by the social media giant to mend its reputation as it faces a slew of government investigations....
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

Netflix spending a game-changer for Hollywood features With the upcoming premiere of Martin Scorcese's "The Irishman" slated for Sept. 27, streaming giant Netflix once again is at the forefront of feature film conversation in Hollywood....
09:48, 09/19/2019

Light Street's Glen Kacher says there's profitability in sight for Uber and Lyft Newly public ride-sharing companies Uber and Lyft have tumbled 25% since their initial public offerings, but Light Street's Glen Kacher still believes there's a path for profitability for them....
10:16, 09/19/2019

Airlines' CO2 emissions rising up to 70% faster than predicted Carbon dioxide emitted by commercial flights increased by 32% from 2013 to 2018, study shows Worldwide CO2 emissions from commercial flights are rising up to 70% faster than predicted by the UN, according to an analysis.Carbon dioxide emitted by airl...
10:16, 09/19/2019

Kobe Bryant isn't surprised by Nike's support of former NFL player Kaepernick NBA All-Star Kobe Bryant said he's not surprised by Nike's support of former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who has been blackballed by the league following his public protest of police brutality against African Americans....
10:17, 09/19/2019

A new Hollister store is coming to Herald Square in New York as the retailer thinks smaller A new Hollister store is coming later this month to New York, right down the block from Macy's, Target and Victoria's Secret in the busy Herald Square shopping district....
10:17, 09/19/2019

Max Mara's spring/ summer 2020 show devised a wardrobe for a female 007 This was a collection designed to provide its wearer with an armour against everyday life, whether she's battling her commute or kicking ass in the boardroom....
10:17, 09/19/2019

Tony Blair: Jeremy Corbyn must not risk mixing Brexit with general election EXCLUSIVE: Former PM warns of big 'gamble' on Brexit election Says Boris Johnson advised 'by gang of adventurers' Follow our live politics updates HERE...
10:48, 09/19/2019

Michelin-starred chef Peter Fiori launches Coutts bank's first ever cookbook A Michelin-starred chef last night launched Coutts bank's first ever cookbook, with recipes including ingredients grown from its very own rooftop garden....
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

Pelosi releases long-awaited plan to have government negotiate drug prices House Speaker Nancy Pelosi released her long-awaited proposal to lower drug prices Thursday morning as Democratic leadership seeks to make the legislation a priority this fall....
10:49, 09/19/2019

An Unplanned Teen Pregnancy Ripples Through Generations in Jacqueline Woodson’s Red at the Bone A treasure awaits readers who encounter Red at the Bone, who descend the staircase with a loose step as 16-year-old Melody does in her coming-of-age party at the start of the novel. Jacqueline Woodson’s latest book for adults looks at a middle-...
10:49, 09/19/2019

Greta Thunberg to receive key to city after Montreal climate march Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante welcomed the teen activist, a prominent voice in the fight against climate change, to receive the honour after a climate march on Sept. 27....
10:49, 09/19/2019

The U.S. Says the Attack on a Saudi Oil Site Was an Iranian ‘Act of War’ RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday called the attack on Saudi Arabia’s oil installations an “act of war” against the kingdom by Iran, as the Saudis displayed missile and drone wreckage...
10:49, 09/19/2019

Mazda developing ‘RX-9’ sports car, new patent suggests 2015 RX-Vision concept could be readied for production Recently acquired patent shows off lightweight chassis design, with a front-mid engine layout likely A chassis design patent filed last week by Mazda suggests the company is developing a succ...
10:49, 09/19/2019

How to File a Claim for The Yahoo Breach Settlement With all the big corporate data breaches that have been discovered over the past few years, you might have forgotten about the one at Yahoo that exposed 500 million account passwords in 2016....
11:16, 09/19/2019

How Google Fi's Unlimited Plan Stacks Up to AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon Google’s mobile service, Google Fi, finally has an unlimited data plan. Though the previous sliding-scale “Flexible plan” that defined Fi’s service still remains available, the new unlimited plan offers a more traditional pricing structure, reduced ...
11:16, 09/19/2019

The Fastest Way to Warm a Chilly Dinner Plate Serving hot food on a cold plate can be a little sad, particularly if that food is prone to cooling off quickly (looking at you, eggs). A lot of fancy restaurants have fancy plate warmers to help elevate your eating experience, but it’s unlikely you ...
11:16, 09/19/2019

The Terrible Money Advice You Should Ignore Even though many of us were taught as kids that it’s not polite to talk about money, the world is overflowing with people who want to tell you exactly what you should do with yours. From the gurus who seem to think the coffee is the root of all money...
11:16, 09/19/2019

Mountain lion sneaks into family's home, lounges on bathroom floor, police say A family in Sonora, California, ended up with a mountain lion lying on the floor after he broke into their home.        ...
11:16, 09/19/2019

I Have A Short Attention Span When It Comes To Cars! What Should I Buy? Evan currently drives a brown Audi wagon, but like many of us he can’t seem to stay focused on owning the same car for a while. He’s looking to change it up with something faster that can sacrifice some practicality but still has all-weather versatil...
11:17, 09/19/2019

Military strike against Iran would result in 'all-out war': Zarif Any U.S. or Saudi military strike against Iran would bring "all-out war", Tehran said on Thursday, keeping up a drumbeat of warnings to its adversaries after they accused the Islamic Republic of a strike on Saudi oil facilities....
11:17, 09/19/2019

Airbnb plans stock market splash in 2020 In a short statement posted on its website on Thursday, Airbnb did not give any details on how it plans to list its shares, although it is widely expected to take a direct-listing route....
11:17, 09/19/2019

SEC's Clayton worries about private markets, negative rates U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission chair Jay Clayton said on Thursday he was concerned about the growth of private markets and negative interest rates as policymakers try to stimulate growth....
11:17, 09/19/2019

Mike Johnson breaks silence on not becoming the first black 'Bachelor,' date with Demi Lovato "Bachelorette" alum Mike Johnson opened up about Rachel Lindsay wanting him to be the first black "Bachelor" star, plus his date with Demi Lovato.        ...
11:48, 09/19/2019

Gretchen Carlson talks 'surreal' onscreen portrayals, 'moments of protest' at Fox News Gretchen Carlson can't quite believe how life has turned out, which includes screen portrayals by Naomi Watts and Nicole Kidman.        ...
11:48, 09/19/2019

The number of vaping-related illnesses increased to 530, CDC says There have been 530 confirmed and probable cases of lung injury related to e-cigarettes as of September 17, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday. That's 150 more than had been reported on September 11. There have been cases...
11:48, 09/19/2019

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11:48, 09/19/2019

Watch: Church claps back at AC thieves: 'It's hot where you're going' An Ohio church's sign is going viral for its tongue-in-cheek response to thieves who stole the building's air conditioning unit: "Whoever stole our AC Unit: Keep it. It's hot where you're going."...
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

Gaming company truck spills thousands of dice onto highway, rolls a 756,000 Holy craps! A truck bringing supplies to a board game company in Georgia spilled around 216,000 dice onto a highway — in what’s believed to be the largest accidental roll ever, according to a report Thursday. The pick-up was hauling a massive load of...
11:48, 09/19/2019

Trump rails against report of intelligence community whistleblower President Trump on Thursday ripped reports that he made a promise to a foreign leader so troubling that a whistleblower reported it to the intelligence community’s in-house watchdog — calling them “Fake News” and “Presidential Harassment!” “Another F...
11:48, 09/19/2019

Not As Heartwarming As It Could Have Been: Anthony Hopkins Just Showed Up At This High School 8 Months Early To Ask A Girl With A Temporary Neck Brace To Prom Here’s a story about a celebrity trying to do something heartwarming that he unfortunately didn’t fully think through first: Anthony Hopkins just showed up at this high school eight months early to ask a girl with a temporary neck brace to prom....
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

France persuades Germany to consider EU carbon border tax France has convinced Germany to look into a European carbon border tax to protect companies investing in green technology from emission-intensive competition from abroad, a move that could heighten trade tensions with the United States....
11:48, 09/19/2019

Montenegro scraps plan for new coal power plant on environment worries Montenegro has scrapped plans to add a 254 megawatt (MW) unit at the Pljevlja coal-fired power plant, becoming the first Western Balkan nation to take tougher stance on air pollution from coal, a government official said on Thursday....
11:48, 09/19/2019

iOS 13 is now available to the public, so everyone can download it We’re just a day out from the launch of the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max, but you don’t need one of the new phones to enjoy Apple’s latest operating system. On Thursday, following a rather tumultuous series of bet...
12:16, 09/19/2019

iPhone 11 and 11 Pro might have a secret feature you won’t find on any Android Apple last week unveiled the iPhone 11 series, but as always, the company didn’t share all the details about the newest iPhones. You’re more likely to hear a Harry Potter character utter the real name of He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named than have...
12:16, 09/19/2019

Watch: Vice President Mike Pence speaks live at Delivering Alpha Vice President Pence's sit-down with CNBC's Joe Kernen comes as President Donald Trump's White House navigates a forest of thorny political issues....
12:16, 09/19/2019

Kevin Spacey accuser dies before sexual assault lawsuit proceeds The late and undisclosed plaintiff had accused the 'Baby Driver' actor of forcing him to grope his genitals during a massage therapy appointment in 2016....
12:16, 09/19/2019

US To Withdraw, Withhold Funds From Afghanistan, Blames Corruption U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Thursday the United States would withdraw about $100 million earmarked for an energy infrastructure project in Afghanistan and withhold a further $60......
12:16, 09/19/2019

'We declare our support for Extinction Rebellion': an open letter from Australia's academics Leading academics from around the country say it is their moral duty to rebel to ‘defend life itself’ We the undersigned represent diverse academic disciplines, and the views expressed here are those of the signatories and not their universities. Whi...
12:16, 09/19/2019

Video games more often blamed when school shooters are white (Reuters Health) - In the wake of school shootings, people are more likely to blame violent video games for the crime when perpetrators are white than when they are black, a small U.S. study suggests....
12:16, 09/19/2019

For the Last Time, Stop Calling Food 'Crack' Earlier this year, Christini Tosi changed the name of “Crack Pie” to “Milk Bar Pie,” explaining that the name “fell short” of Milk Bar’s mission “to spread joy and inspire celebration.” It wasn’t exactly an apology, and it wasn’t clear if Tosi really...
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

Haas stick with known quantity Grosjean for 2020 The Haas Formula One team decided to retain Romain Grosjean for 2020 rather than opt for Nico Hulkenberg because the Frenchman was a known quantity, team boss Guenther Steiner said on Thursday....
12:48, 09/19/2019

NFL star Antonio Brown 'not a Nike athlete', says company Nike Inc said on Thursday it had cut ties with New England Patriots player Antonio Brown, who has denied allegations by his former personal trainer of rape and sexual assault....
12:48, 09/19/2019

Motor racing: Kubica to leave Williams at end of F1 season Robert Kubica will leave former champions Williams at the end of the season, a move likely to bring the curtain down on the Polish driver's extraordinary Formula One racing comeback following a rally crash eight years ago....
12:48, 09/19/2019

Airbnb intends to become a public company in 2020 CNBC's Deirdre Bosa reports on a press release from Airbnb stating its intentions to go public in 2020, making it one of the highest-profile IPOs for the coming year....
12:48, 09/19/2019

Skillprint studies how you play games to unlock your hidden skills Play games, unlock your inner superpowers, and win at life. That’s the idea behind Skillprint, a startup that uses advanced analytics to study how you play games and uses that information to discern your personality and what kind of jobs might ...
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

|SPECIALREPORT:DowntheGuptas'financialrabbithole The controversial Gupta family is known for making millions from the South African government - including $41m from Eskom, the state energy company. Here’s where the money went....
12:48, 09/19/2019

See what's it's like to go scorpion hunting in Arizona Scorpions have roamed the earth for 450 million years. An interesting way to learn about the critters is to go on scorpion hunts in Southwest states.       ...
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

Luckiest man in New Jersey wins another lottery jackpot Freddie Robinson, 64, became a millionaire in 2017 with the top prize in the Platinum Diamond Spectacular scratch-off game bought from a liquor store close to his home in Newark....
12:48, 09/19/2019

NYC wants to build a public pool in the East River A city agency is making a splash 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 attention!&#...
12:48, 09/19/2019

Mike Pence to meet with NYPD officials, ‘Finest’ football team Vice President Mike Pence is expected to condemn recent acts of disrespect toward NYPD cops – including the rash of water-bucket attacks – during remarks at One Police Plaza on Thursday afternoon, law-enforcement sources told The Post. Pe...
12:48, 09/19/2019

Teachers left boy with Down syndrome outside naked and soaking wet: mom Three teachers were suspended from a British school after an 11-year-old boy with Down syndrome was left naked and soaking wet on a playground for half an hour, according to a report on Thursday. Levi Blackshaw was recorded on CCTV cameras “cur...
12:48, 09/19/2019

Woman’s blood turns blue after reaction to medication It was a medical phenomenon that could have been the subject of a sci-fi flick — only it was real. A 25-year-old woman from Providence, Rhode Island, arrived at the hospital experiencing weakness, fatigue, shortness of breath and skin discolora...
12:48, 09/19/2019

A hat that zaps the scalp with electricity helps reverse male balding A scientist has designed an electric skin patch that stimulated fur growth in hairless mice and reversed his dad’s balding, and has now been made into a hat...
12:48, 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

China Detains Former U.S. Air Force Pilot Flying for FedEx Chinese authorities have detained a FedEx Corp. pilot in the southern city of Guangzhou, elevating pressure on the express shipping company, which is already in Beijing’s crosshairs amid a U.S.-China trade war....
13:16, 09/19/2019

Yes, You Can Sleep on the Job. Just Please Use the Nap Room. Some companies in Japan are creating spaces to snooze officially, but workers say the premeditated nature of using them smacks of sloth—unlike dozing admirably in one’s chair....
13:16, 09/19/2019

Man’s foot severed in horrific motorcycle crash reattached during 7-hour surgery A man whose left foot was completely severed from his leg during a horrific motorcycle crash will not lose the appendage thanks to doctors who worked tirelessly to reattach it. ...
13:16, 09/19/2019

The Good NFL Quarterbacks Are Falling Apart Even leaving aside the headaches and nausea that are specific to the fans of the Jets and Giants, and the flu-like symptoms that universally apply to all AFC South games, watching the NFL does something to a person. You may sit down in front of a gam...
13:48, 09/19/2019

How Two Kentucky Farmers Became Kings Of Croquet, The Sport That Never Wanted Them On a sunny September Sunday in 1982, Mark Burchfield, a 20-year-old tobacco farmer from rural Kentucky, stood in Manhattan’s Central Park, getting ready to take the most important croquet shot of his life....
13:48, 09/19/2019

CC Sabathia Is Loved It’s been a difficult season for CC Sabathia, which he announced last winter would be his final one. He’s gone to the IL three separate times for his knee—no specific injury per se, just swelling and pain that made it impossible to pitch and necessit...
13:48, 09/19/2019

Kris Jenner and Yolanda Hadid Channel Enemies From '80s Dynasty Series in Photo Shoot Kris Jenner and Yolanda Hadid have created their own dynasties, so their latest photo shoot for Harper's BAZAAR's October 2019 issue is only too fitting. But Kim Kardashian may have to do......
14:16, 09/19/2019

Grey's Anatomy Has a Big Question to Ask On Stunning Season 16 Poster Big changes are afoot on Grey's Anatomy. E! News has your first look at the key art for season 16 (which premieres in one week!), and it shows Meredith Grey (Ellen Pompeo) looking......
14:16, 09/19/2019

Kate Middleton "Can't Believe" Prince George Is Already 6 Years Old Prince George is growing up so fast--even Kate Middleton can't believe it! The Duchess of Cambridge spoke about her first child while visiting the Sunshine House Children and Young......
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

| Vukusic confident of turning things around at AmaZulu Having penned a three-year deal with the club on Wednesday, new AmaZulu head coach Jozef Vukusic is confident of improving the players at his disposal....
14:16, 09/19/2019

The question Elizabeth Warren won’t answer She keeps being asked whether she would raise middle-class taxes to pay for Medicare-for-all and declines to answer. It's true the question ignores the broader issue of cost and savings, but why not just level with people — as Bernie Sanders has done...
14:16, 09/19/2019

It’s tall, it’s tough, it’s too hot to touch: President Trump has just the wall for you Trump hawked a massive stretch of border fence as a feat of innovation and ingenuity — the physical manifestation, for now only in partial form, of his signature campaign promise....
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

Pro-life event in Minnesota disrupted by bomb threat, suspect arrested A pro-life event at a Minnesota community college was evacuated by a bomb threat midway through the speaker's remarks Wednesday night, according to police....
14:48, 09/19/2019

Trader Joe's removes pictures of circus elephants from packaging to appease PETA Trader Joe's plans to discontinue package designs that contain images of circus elephants after People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals successful lobbied the grocery chain....
15:17, 09/19/2019

A huge list of Samsung Galaxy phones set to be updated to Android 10 just leaked A leak earlier this week claimed that Samsung will soon release Android 10 betas for its 2019 flagships, including the Galaxy S10 series and the Note 10 series. That’s hardly surprising, considering that Samsung usually updates its latest flags...
15:17, 09/19/2019

"We Are Not In Any Crisis": Prakash Javadekar On Economic Slowdown There is no financial crisis in India, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Thursday, adding that the central government was taking all necessary steps to strengthen the economy....
15:17, 09/19/2019

"Government Afraid Onions Might Be Hurled At PM's Convoy": Sharad Pawar Instead of saying how many new factories have come up, Prime Minister Narendra Modi should state how many factories have closed down due to the slowdown, NCP chief Sharad Pawar said on Thursday....
15:17, 09/19/2019

Pak Behind Fake Accounts Of Top Officers On Twitter, Says Army: Report The Indian Army and other security agencies are taking strict action against the fake Twitter handles of senior Indian military leadership created by Pakistani agencies to spread misinformation about......
15:17, 09/19/2019

U.S. Speaker Pelosi unveils drug price plan, hopes for Trump support U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, a Democrat, proposed legislation on Thursday to let the federal government negotiate lower prices for costly prescription drugs, and said she hopes President Donald Trump will help her sell the plan to his fellow Repu...
15:17, 09/19/2019

Trump says he likes a Republican drug bill after Democratic alternative unveiled President Donald Trump said on Thursday he likes a Republican senator's drug pricing bill "very much" after Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi unveiled legislation letting the government negotiate lower prices for costly prescription drugs....
15:17, 09/19/2019

FX market bounces back on swaps, forwards growth While spot volumes remain below 2013 levels, the latest BIS triennial central bank survey notes that FX markets have recovered from the decline recorded in 2016 on the back of strong growth in swap and forward transactions....
15:17, 09/19/2019

U.S. fintech startup Stripe valued at $35 billion in latest funding round Stripe Inc said on Thursday it is raising $250 million in its latest funding round, which values the payments startup at $35 billion, a dramatic 56% surge from a previous valuation at the start of the year....
15:17, 09/19/2019

Sweden's SKF to shift automation into higher gear as markets flag Swedish engineering company SKF aims to use a demand slowdown to its advantage, its chief executive said, stepping up an automation program that has already sent capital expenditure soaring....
15:17, 09/19/2019

Woman puts injured bobcat in back of SUV with young child Wildlife officials in Colorado are reminding residents not to approach wild animals after a woman picked up an injured bobcat and put it in her vehicle with her young child....
15:48, 09/19/2019

He Captured a Clandestine Gay Culture Amid the Derelict Piers Alvin Baltrop’s photographs of the abandoned Hudson River piers and the people who populated them in the 1970s and ’80s have been all but ignored. Until now....
15:48, 09/19/2019

Trudeau Apologizes Again as Another Blackface Image Emerges Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tried to contain the fallout from a growing firestorm after a series of images emerged of him wearing blackface and brownface, damaging his reputation as a progressive champion of diversity amid a tough bid for ...
15:48, 09/19/2019

Dutch government heeds call to spend more — but analysts say it might not be enough for Draghi The Dutch government announced plans for more economic stimulus in the coming year, but analysts believe it falls short of what institutions like the European Central Bank President (ECB) have called for....
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

Joe Kennedy III Is Mounting a Democratic Primary Challenge to Massachusetts Sen. Ed Markey (BOSTON) — Massachusetts U.S. Rep. Joe Kennedy III, a scion of one of America’s most storied political families, is set to announce he will challenge U.S. Sen. Edward Markey in the state’s Democratic primary in 2020. A person with k...
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

US and Chinese trade deputies face off in Washington amid deep differences U.S. and Chinese deputy trade negotiators were set to resume face-to-face talks on Thursday for the first time in nearly two months as the world's two largest economies try to bridge deep policy differences and find a way out of a bitter and pro...
16:16, 09/19/2019

1 dead, 1 critically injured after small plane crashes into a roof in California One person has died and another is in critical condition after a small plane crashed into a building roof in Southern California on Thursday, officials said....
16:48, 09/19/2019

Attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities was 'sophisticated,' Pentagon says The Pentagon on Thursday said the recent attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities were "sophisticated" and represented a "dramatic escalation" in tensions within the region....
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

Michael King called up to take Domingo German’s spot on Yankees roster The Yankees signed Michael King to the big league roster Thursday to replace Domingo German, who was placed on administrative leave by MLB pending an investigation into an alleged domestic violence incident. The Yankees said in a statement about Germ...
16:48, 09/19/2019

Titans-Jaguars betting: Be wary of Gardner Minshew in Thursday Night Football NFL Films should slow down production plans for “The Legend of Gardner Minshew.” The charismatic cult figure has created quite a following in his limited time at quarterback for the Jacksonville Jaguars. But heading into Thursday night’s nationally t...
16:48, 09/19/2019

CBS bends to Tony Romo’s golf wish CBS hasn’t shown Tony Romo the money yet, but they are allowing him to test the greens. At the end of next week, CBS is allowing Romo to play in the Safeway Open in Napa, Calif. He was given a sponsor exemption. This is a reversal from last year when...
16:48, 09/19/2019

Adrian Peterson apparently hasn’t forgiven Redskins for benching It seems like Adrian Peterson is holding a grudge against the Washington Redskins for his Week 1 benching. During an interview with a local Washington, D.C. television station, Peterson said while he wouldn’t barrel over any of his teammates, h...
16:48, 09/19/2019

'Piled with garbage': Abortion doctor with thousands of fetuses in cardboard boxes was a hoarder The abortion doctor who stashed more than 2,245 fetal remains in his garage also hoarded personal property throughout his home in Crete, Illinois, leading to a weeklong investigation by police who remain bewildered about his motives....
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

Women players seek class action in lawsuit against U.S. Soccer The 28 United States Women's National Team players suing the U.S. Soccer Federation for gender discrimination made a move in their lawsuit to attempt to legally represent players who came before and will play after them....
17:16, 09/19/2019

Ricoh’s Theta Z1 is the first truly premium consumer 360 camera Ricoh has a well-earned good reputation when it comes to building smart, technically excellent photographic equipment — including the almost legendary Ricoh GR series of pocketable APS-C cameras, which are a favorite among street photographers ...
17:16, 09/19/2019

Thousands of Patients Have Been Sued by Nonprofit Hospitals Over Unpaid Bills. Now They Are Fighting Back Over the past few months, several hospitals have announced major changes to their financial assistance policies, including curtailing the number of lawsuits they file against low-income patients unable to pay their medical bills. Investigative repor...
17:16, 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

Brownface, Blackface and About-Face. Is Trudeau Who He Says He Is? Many Canadians saw Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s record in office as evidence in his favor, if not enough to exonerate him for recent photos and video showing him wearing dark makeup....
17:17, 09/19/2019

Mark von Hagen, 65, Dies; Reviewed Times’s 1931 Soviet Coverage A historian, he was asked by the paper to judge whether a correspondent’s Pulitzer Prize should be revoked because of biased reporting. He said it should be....
17:17, 09/19/2019

Justin Trudeau Says He Is ‘Deeply Sorry’ After Brownface Photo Surfaces Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s campaign was thrown into turmoil when a photograph surfaced of him in brownface makeup at a 2001 private school party....
17:17, 09/19/2019

Colt halts production of AR-15, citing 'adequate supply' for consumers AR-15 manufacturer Colt confirmed Thursday that it will halt the production of rifles, saying the consumer market has "experienced significant excess manufacturing capacity."...
17:48, 09/19/2019

Exclusive: Zarif threatens 'all-out war' in case of military strike on Iran In an exclusive interview with CNN's Nick Paton Walsh, Zarif raised the specter of 'all-out war' in case of a US or Saudi military strike on the country....
17:48, 09/19/2019

PGA Championship: Matt Wallace takes first-day lead as Rory McIlroy struggles • Englishman’s 65 is one ahead of Henrik Stenson• Rory McIlroy in danger of missing cut after late errorsThe BMW PGA Championship has been good to English golfers since the arrival of the current sponsors in 2005. David Howell, Paul Casey, Simon Khan...
17:48, 09/19/2019

Wolves make poor start to group stage as Braga exploit sloppy defending Rúben Neves mentioned in the buildup that one of his Braga midfield counterparts, Ricardo Horta, happens to be his best friend. Well, sometimes good pals have to tell harsh truths. On Thursday night, Horta scored a goal that informed Wolves they cann...
17:48, 09/19/2019

Lewis Hamilton ‘down for some hard racing’ in Singapore after Leclerc clash • Briton says he will adapt his driving after incident in Italy• Verstappen believes drivers ‘should be able to defend yourself’Lewis Hamilton reiterated his intent to give no quarter when he returns to the track for the Singapore Grand Prix this wee...
17:48, 09/19/2019

Huawei forced to launch Mate 30 phone without Google apps New Android smartphone falls foul of trade war and Trump’s blacklisting of Chinese firmThe launch of Huawei’s latest smartphone, the Mate 30, has been hampered by the ongoing trade war between China and the US, which has resulted in Google pulling it...
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

Albanian ex-minister cleared on drug charges, guilty of abuse of office An Albanian court found former interior minister Saimir Tahiri guilty on Thursday of abuse of office but innocent of trafficking drugs, and sentenced him to three years probation....
17:48, 09/19/2019

Saudi-led coalition launches military operation north of Hodeidah in Yemen The Saudi-led coalition on Friday launched a military operation north of Yemen's port city of Hodeidah against what it described as "legitimate military targets", an incident that could aggravate regional tensions after a weekend attack on Saudi oil ...
17:48, 09/19/2019

U.S. consulting with Saudi Arabia on ways to counter threats from north The U.S. military said on Thursday it was consulting with Saudi Arabia on ways to mitigate threats from the north after Saturday's attack on Saudi oil facilities, which U.S. officials have blamed on Iran....
17:48, 09/19/2019

Airbnb announces plans to go public in 2020 “Airbnb, Inc. announced today that it expects to become a publicly-traded company during 2020,” the San Francisco-based company said in a press release, posted on its website....
17:48, 09/19/2019

Grubhub stock falls after Jim Chanos says he’s shorting Shares of Grubhub dropped nearly 6 percent on Thursday after a prominent short-seller revealed he was betting against the food delivery giant. Investor Jim Chanos said Grubhub is facing a perfect storm of bad news as its drivers push for higher pay, ...
17:48, 09/19/2019

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announces ‘Climate Pledge’ ahead of employee protests It would require companies to implement decarbonization strategies in line with the Paris agreement and calls on signatories to be at net zero carbon across their businesses by 2040....
18:16, 09/19/2019

A fake interview with Vladimir Putin demonstrates how convincing deepfakes could be created in real-time in just a matter of years AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko; MIT Technology Review Deepfakes — videos manipulated with AI to make someone appear to say or do something they haven't actually said or done — have become a real concern, especially when it comes to sp...
18:16, 09/19/2019

Key quarterback injuries have reshaped the top of the NFL just 2 weeks into the 2019 season AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill A slew of quarterback injuries has changed the landscape of the NFL just two weeks into the season. The Saints, Steelers, Jets, and Jaguars are all attempting to weather the storm without their starter, relying on backups to...
18:16, 09/19/2019

A mobile home in one of America's most exclusive trailer parks is on the market for $2.4 million. Here's a look inside the luxurious Malibu house. Suzy Poling, courtesy of Compass Paradise Cove, which is located in Malibu, California, is often referred to as one of America's most expensive trailer parks. The trailer park has been called home by celebrities including actors Minnie Driver, Pamel...
18:16, 09/19/2019

The Queen was replaced by Beyoncé in Madame Tussauds' royal display because she's 'music royalty' Madame Tussauds London Beyoncé has taken the place of Queen Elizabeth in the royal exhibition at Madame Tussauds in London. For one day only, the singer's waxwork figure has been placed alongside the Duke and Duchess of Sussex and the rest of...
18:16, 09/19/2019

10 Thoughts About the Upcoming 'A Night with Whitney: The Whitney Houston Hologram Tour' 1. I could understand a Las Vegas residency for “A Night with Whitney.” What happens there, rightly stays there, so it makes sense. Yes, that’s a non-sequitur. But so is ‘Whitney was popular let’s make her a ghost and tour her.’ I’ve been to Vegas an...
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

‘Fendi Prints On’: Not-So-Retired Rapper Nicki Minaj Reveals 127-Piece Collaboration With Fendi She may be retiring from music—or maybe (likely) not—but Nicki Minaj is still at work, giving first looks at a new collection with Fendi. She initially teased the collaboration in July, and now tells Elle that her fans “are going to be really surpris...
18:16, 09/19/2019

Gigabyte’s AERO 17 is a powerhouse for gaming, streaming and everyday use For a long time, buying a laptop has been about making compromises. If they’re big and powerful then they’re often heavy, noisy and have poor battery life. If they’re thin and light, then they’re often lacking in power. Bu...
19:00, 09/19/2019

Google expands its efforts in India with new Google Pay initiatives During its annual event in New Delhi, Google announced a number of new Google Pay initiatives aimed at helping small and medium-sized businesses accept digital payments in India.Although 400 million Indian users are now online, most businesses in the...
19:00, 09/19/2019

Exclusive: OnePlus 7T will have 23% faster charging with Warp Charge 30T The all-but-fully-announced OnePlus 7T is coming – we've not only seen leaks about the specs, but OnePlus founder and CEO Pete Lau showed off the design this week.We have a bit more information today about the tech behind that blue matte-...
19:00, 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

Three boosts 4G network with 1400MHz L-band spectrum Three has started rolling out L-band spectrum across its infrastructure in a move that will improve the performance of its 4G network.The frequencies, acquired from Qualcomm in 2015, will be deployed at 6,000 of Three’s busiest sites, which ch...
19:00, 09/19/2019

Get £50 off your next holiday with Now Broadband's affordable broadband deals Sorting your internet plan, its a stressful experience by all accounts and one that should be rewarded with a break...a holiday in fact. Luckily, to help support your post-internet purchase vacation plans, Now Broadband will help you pay for your tri...
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

Trump leans away from striking Iran: ‘How did going in Iraq work out?’ ‘ACT OF WAR,’ NOW WHAT?: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo stated the obvious yesterday, referring to last week’s drone and cruise missile attack on Saudi Arabia’s oil infrastructure as “an act of war.” Generally speaking, any time one country deliberat...
19:00, 09/19/2019

Pentagon weighing move to send more troops to Middle East to deter conflict The Pentagon is weighing whether to send more troops, including air defense units, to the Middle East as an act of deterrence, Pentagon officials told Fox News Thursday....
19:00, 09/19/2019

Weighing in: Physicists cut upper limit on neutrino’s mass in half Enlarge / The spectrometer for the KATRIN experiment, as it works its way through the German town of Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen in 2006 en route to the nearby Karlsruhe Institute of Technology. (credit: Karlsruhe Institute of Technology) Isaac Asimov...
19:00, 09/19/2019

For Trump, a Time of Indecision In discussions with his staff, Mr. Trump has made clear he wants to accomplish something big, but seems stymied as to what it might be, according to interviews with a half-dozen aides and advisers....
19:00, 09/19/2019

Deportation Exemptions to Resume for Immigrants Needing Medical Treatment In a policy reversal, the Trump administration said it would allow some immigrants to avoid deportation while undergoing lifesaving medical treatment....
19:00, 09/19/2019

Attacks Expose Flaws in Saudi Arabia’s Expensive Military The Saudi military could not protect a prized asset — oil installations — from an attack by low-flying cruise missiles that caused a significant spike in crude oil prices....
19:00, 09/19/2019

After Resisting, McConnell and Senate G.O.P. Back Election Security Funding Stung by the “Moscow Mitch” moniker, Mitch McConnell, the majority leader, threw his weight behind an infusion of $250 million for states to bolster election security....
19:00, 09/19/2019

House Approves Short-Term Spending Bill That Would Stave Off Shutdown The bill, which the Senate is also expected to pass before funding lapses on Oct. 1, would extend funding for all federal government departments and agencies through Nov. 21....
19:00, 09/19/2019

U.S. Orders Duke and U.N.C. to Recast Tone in Mideast Studies The Education Department is investigating a Middle East studies program run by Duke and the University of North Carolina, citing, among other issues, how Judaism is discussed....
19:00, 09/19/2019

Mariners sweep Pirates with 6-5 win Austin Nola grounded into an 11th-inning double play that produced a run Thursday to give the visiting Seattle Mariners a 6-5 win and a three-game sweep of the Pittsburgh Pirates....
19:00, 09/19/2019

ATP roundup: Medvedev cruises in St. Petersburg Daniil Medvedev, back in action for the first time since losing in the U.S. Open final, cruised to a 7-5, 6-3 win over fellow Russian Evgeny Donskoy in the second round of the St. Petersburg (Russia) Open on Thursday....
19:00, 09/19/2019

Everything Jim Cramer said on 'Mad Money,' including Costco downgrade, Expedia CEO, Chipotle, oil Jim Cramer explains why he disagrees with Bernstein's downgrade of Costco, why Chipotle's stock will win 2019 and what investors should do with oil stocks....
19:48, 09/19/2019

Trudeau scrambles to halt damage as third blackface incident emerges Video of Canadian PM with his face, arms and legs painted black surfaced less than five weeks before federal election • How will Justin Trudeau’s blackface photos affect Canada’s election?Justin Trudeau is scrambling to halt further damage to his re-...
19:48, 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

Ben Carson warned of 'hairy men' in transphobic comments – report Staffers tell Washington Post the housing secretary raised fears about men infiltrating women’s homeless shelters during meetingBen Carson, Donald Trump’s secretary of Housing and Urban Development (Hud), made a transphobic comment this week during a...
19:48, 09/19/2019

MIT's female staff members express outrage over Epstein donations in letter More than 60 faculty members called the donations ‘profoundly disturbing’ in a signed letter to the university’s presidentA letter signed by more than 60 of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s (MIT) leading female faculty members outraged ove...
19:48, 09/19/2019

Netanyahu struggles to hold on to power as Gantz claims victory Blue and White leader rejects offer to serve under Likud after close-run Israeli electionBenjamin Netanyahu is furiously manoeuvring to cling to office after his rival Benny Gantz refused to serve under him in a government of national unity following...
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

'It has created a sense of hostility': how Kaws made the art world pay attention With 2.4m Instagram followers, a $14.8m sale and brawls for his T-shirts in Uniqlo, is the artist dismissed as ‘conceptually bankrupt’ more than just a pop culture craze?In a baseball cap and jeans, Brian Donnelly has the chilled-out vibe of a season...
19:48, 09/19/2019

'We will fight to the last drop of blood': embattled Kashmiris target freedom – video Determined to prevent security forces from entering their community, people in the suburb of Anchar, in the disputed region of Kashmir, stand united in their desire to achieve freedom from India. Defying teargas and pellets, they are the last remaini...
19:48, 09/19/2019

Troy Aikman heard from Fox Sports bosses about Doug Gottlieb tweet: 'I responded honestly' Former Dallas Cowboys QB Troy Aikman eviscerated his colleague, Doug Gottlieb, on Twitter. He heard about it from their Fox Sports bosses afterward.       ...
19:50, 09/19/2019

Florida police: No Antonio Brown sexual assault investigation until accuser files formal complaint Police in Hollywood, Florida, say Antonio Brown's accuser will need to file a formal complaint for the Patriots WR to be investigated.       ...
19:50, 09/19/2019

Redskins' Landon Collins on Giants GM Dave Gettleman: 'He's a liar. He lied to everybody' Washington Redskins safety Landon Collins said New York Giants general manager doesn't treat players with respect, adding "he's a liar."       ...
19:50, 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

House Democrats ask if Trump interfered in DOJ automaker antitrust probe Two U.S. Democratic lawmakers on Thursday asked the White House to turn over documents that would show if President Donald Trump interfered or directed a Justice Department antitrust probe of four automakers that struck voluntary agreements with Cali...
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

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

Jurassic Adventure hits Tucson this weekend Embark on a prehistoric journey and see the largest most realistic dinosaur ever. The Dino Expedition will be on  Sept. 21 and 22 at the Tucson Expo Center, 3750 E. Irvington Rd. To help our viewers enjoy a weekend full-on adventure, News 4 Tucson wi...
19:51, 09/19/2019

Florida Man Earns Title “Goat Guy.” Find Out Why… (WBBH) Todd Wright has two children that happen to be goats. He’s had the two goats since they were babies, and Wright said he didn’t plan to have goat kids. “I had other plans,” said Wright. “Then I met Cory Mushrooms, and it all changed.” Cory Mush...
19:51, 09/19/2019

Google to invest record-breaking amount in renewable energy Google today announced its intention to spend more than $2 billion in new renewable energy infrastructure across the US, South America and Europe. The 1,600-megawatt package of wind and solar agreements includes 18 new energy deals and will increase....
20:48, 09/19/2019

You can finally hide replies to your tweets -- at least for now You can now hide all those obnoxious trolls and reply guys on Twitter. The social media platform today announced a test of its controversial "hide replies" feature in the US and Japan. Rather than deleting offensive or unwanted replies forever, the n...
20:48, 09/19/2019

Airbnb plans to go public in 2020 Airbnb has put to rest speculation about the timing of its IPO. The vacation rental company today took the rare step of announcing in a press release that it plans to go public next year, in 2020. The startup, which first launched in 2008, has grown....
20:48, 09/19/2019

YouTube makes verification harder to earn, and some will lose it YouTube is about to make it considerably harder to earn that coveted "verified" status. The service has outlined a revamp of the verification process that will ditch the previous 100,000-subscriber requirement in favor of approving channels based on...
20:48, 09/19/2019

Air pollution app now doubles as a wildfire warning system Wildfires are becoming larger and more frequent than ever, and can have lingering effects on the air quality. Breezometer, a free app that offers real-time air quality data, announced that it will be offering fire alerts to help users determine if th...
20:48, 09/19/2019

Facebook users have raised over $2 billion for causes Facebook frequently finds itself in the news for harm done to the public, but there are moments when its platform is put to good use. The social network has revealed that people have raised over $2 billion for causes through its Fundraisers system,....
20:48, 09/19/2019

Big tobacco keeps starting 'grassroots' Facebook campaigns This article was produced in partnership with Point, a YouTube channel for investigative journalism. Facebook groups like 'Oregonians Against Tax Hikes' and 'No Blank Checks for Colorado' look like citizen groups concerned abou...
20:48, 09/19/2019

iPhone 11 Series Pre-Orders Are Now Live via Amazon, Flipkart, Paytm Mall iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max are now available for pre-orders in India via Amazon, Flipkart, and Paytm Mall. The sales will open September 27....
20:49, 09/19/2019

Samsung Galaxy A70s With 64-Megapixel Camera Said to Launch in India Soon Samsung is all set to launch its most premium Galaxy A-device, the Galaxy A70s, with a 64-megapixel rear camera sensor later this month, informed sources told IANS on Thursday....
20:49, 09/19/2019

Big Tech Execs Says They're Acting Faster on Extremist Content Executives said they are spending money on technology to improve their ability to flag extremist content and taking the initiative to reach out to law enforcement authorities to try to head off......
20:49, 09/19/2019

watchOS 6 to Release Today: How to Download and Install watchOS 6 is expected to debut shortly after the release of iOS 13 in India. Here's how you can download the latest watchOS update on your Apple Watch....
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

World War II 'Hero of Cologne,' 95, receives Bronze Star for destroying Nazi tank in firefight It took nearly 75 years, but World War II veteran Clarence Smoyer, 95, finally received the Bronze Star Medal on Wednesday for his heroic actions that helped destroy a German tank and take the crucial city of Cologne....
20:49, 09/19/2019

Dulce Maria Alavez's family pleads for help finding 5-year-old New Jersey girl Investigators continue to search for a 5-year-old girl who was lured away from a local park in New Jersey earlier this week and the reward for information has climbed to $25,000. ...
20:49, 09/19/2019

Ed Buck, Dem megadonor, hit with federal charge in Gemmel Moore'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....
20:49, 09/19/2019

Let us all be envious of this toddler being taught Hamlet's soliloquy by Brian Cox For close to 60 years, Brian Cox has consistently delivered some of the best stage and screen performances by any living actor—from his numerous Shakespearean roles to his criminally under-appreciated meta-performance in Deadwood’s third season to hi...
20:50, 09/19/2019

Judge (tentatively) sides with Jackson estate in HBO Leaving Neverland case Michael Jackson has been dead for more than a decade at this point, but the complications surrounding his life and legacy so far seem functionally immortal; take, as an example, a tentative finding handed down by a judge today, dismissing HBO’s attem...
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

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

Justin Trudeau says he does not know how many times he's worn blackface in his life Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau apologized Wednesday after a photo emerged of him wearing brownface during a school event in 2001. He said it was a racist photo but he didn't consider it racist at the time....
21:33, 09/19/2019

Social media site Tsu set to return Social media platform Tsu, which disrupted the industry by paying its content creators, has been acquired by investors, with the intention of re-launching the platform....
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

You Can Update Your iPhone to iOS 13 Today but You Probably Shouldn't Apple’s newest update for iPhones has neat features like Dark Mode and Sign in with Apple, but it’s also a bit buggy. Our columnist suggests waiting a week before downloading....
21:33, 09/19/2019

New England Patriots WR Antonio Brown dropped as Nike athlete Nike has ended its relationship with New England Patriots star wide receiver Antonio Brown as the NFL continues its investigation into sexual assault allegations against him....
22:00, 09/19/2019

8 major books being made into movies, from 'Little Women' to 'The Rhythm Section' Can't wait for 'Cats' and 'Little Women'? Here's a preview of which novels book-lovers can expect to get the Hollywood treatment in the near future.        ...
22:00, 09/19/2019

"Don't Criticise, Give Suggestions": Sachin Pilot On State Of Economy Rajasthan Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot on Thursday called for accepting the reality of the economic condition and said that it was more important to give positive suggestions at the time of such......
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

All the times Virtue and Moir have stunned Eurosport’s commentators "Watch all of the moments that Eurosport commentators were left in awe by the brilliance of Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir. This compilation was expertly produced by Sarah, who posts regular excellent Virtue and Moir coverage on her Twitter account, @Le...
22:32, 09/19/2019

Possibly rabid raccoon terrorizes NJ town, doesn’t stop after getting tased A raccoon terrorized a New Jersey town on Thursday, biting at least two people and charging at police officers — after they had tased it. The masked bandit started spreading mayhem in Maywood around 1:30 p.m., when it lunged at an 82-year-old m...
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

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

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

Ducati Multistrada Sales Cross 100,000 Units Worldwide The Ducati Multistrada adventure touring motorcycle from Ducati has reached the 100,000 sales milestone, sixteen years after the first Multistrada model was introduced....
22:32, 09/19/2019

Wait, the Indians went 18-1 against the Tigers? Inside the historic, season-long domination No team in the division era had defeated a single opponent 18 times in one year until Cleveland finished its latest thumping of Detroit. Here's how the record-setting disparity unfolded....
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

Ask Dr. NerdLove: I Still Hate My Ex Hello, you hideous and shimmering sexbeasts, and welcome to Ask Dr. NerdLove, the only dating advice column to guide you through the Metroidvania of love....
00:17, 09/20/2019

Scientists Prepare to Drift With Arctic Ice for a Year to Study Climate Change The Mosaic expedition, a $155 million undertaking five years in the making, aims for a better understanding of how global warming will affect the Arctic. ...
00:17, 09/20/2019

The Little Law That Made the Internet a Free for All In 1996, when the internet was still unexplored territory for most Americans, the U.S. Congress passed a telecommunications law that included a provision its supporters meant to protect free speech online. More than 20 years later, that provision, kn...
01:16, 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

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

Tropical Depression Imelda Has Dumped More Than 40 Inches of Rain on the Texas Gulf Coast Tropical Depression Imelda might not have the same ring as Hurricane Imelda, but the impacts of the storm are for real. The National Weather Service has issued a civil emergency warning as a flooding crisis unfolds in the region rocked by Harvey’s hi...
01:16, 09/20/2019

One dead, five hurt in shooting on streets of Washington 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....
01:16, 09/20/2019

Watford fans must be patient with Ismaila Sarr, insists Quique Sanchez Flores Quique Sanchez Flores has told Watford supporters they must be patient with club-record signing Ismaila Sarr as he continues to adapt to life in England....
01:16, 09/20/2019

Brexit news latest: Stephen Barclay heads to Brussels for talks as Jean-Claude Juncker raises hopes of deal Stephen Barclay is to meet the EU's chief negotiator in Brussels after Jean-Claude Juncker said a new Brexit deal could still be reached before the Halloween deadline....
02:00, 09/20/2019

Grim 'Back to School' ad portraying kids in mass shooting is biggest PSA yet from Sandy Hook Promise The PSA features kids in what initially appears to be a cheerful spot. But it becomes darker as children show how their back-to-school products help in the context of a shooting....
02:00, 09/20/2019

After global protest, world leaders to present carbon reduction plans at UN summit World leaders are preparing to gather at the UN Climate Action Summit in New York City, where they are expected to discuss plans to drastically reduce carbon emissions over the next 30 years....
02:00, 09/20/2019

Germany's investment in renewables almost a small stimulus package, analyst says Karsten Neuhoff, director of climate policy at the German Institute for Economic Research, discusses Germany's plans to reduce carbon emissions....
02:00, 09/20/2019

Misha Nonoo wedding: Meghan Markle's best friend to marry Michael Hess in Italy The American-based designer - who reportedly first set up Meghan and Harry on a blind date - is set to marry oil tycoon Michael Hess this weekend in an elaborate ceremony in Italy...
02:00, 09/20/2019

The Fed's rate cut may hurt US retirement security. These countries offer more Lower interest rates could make it more difficult for retirees to earn income on their investments. A new ranking takes a look at which countries offer the most retirement security — and the U.S. doesn't even crack the top 10....
02:49, 09/20/2019

Marquez demolishes MotoGP field by 1.6s in Aragon FP1 Marc Marquez set a blistering pace in opening practice for MotoGP's Aragon Grand Prix, going 1.6 seconds faster than his nearest rival Maverick Vinales...
02:50, 09/20/2019

Supercars' Jamie Whincup escapes serious punishment after apology Seven-time Supercars champion Jamie Whincup has escaped serious sanction for his outburst levelled at race control after apologising to the Confederation of Australian Motor Sport...
02:50, 09/20/2019

Experience: I cured my own mystery disease The surgery had been performed on rats and dogs, but never on humans. I reasoned it could be scaled upTwenty years ago, on the first day of my final year studying biology at university in Missouri, I collapsed. My heart was racing, I was dizzy, disor...
03:16, 09/20/2019

I’ll pay it forward (except to the grifter who conned me) | Hannah Jane Parkinson Good deeds take very little, but I truly believe the whole world would collapse without these acts of kindnessA little while ago, I was sitting in a cafe, reading, when an elderly lady approached me. “Excuse me,” she asked. “Would you be able to help...
03:16, 09/20/2019

China Says It "Highly Appreciates" Kiribati Cutting Ties With Taiwan China on Friday praised the Pacific island of Kiribati for cutting ties with Taiwan, the second diplomatic defection from Taipei to Beijing in less than a week. The move is a coup for Beijing just......
03:16, 09/20/2019

Stranger's Text Leads Man To Raise Money For Boy With Cerebral Palsy Somebody had the wrong number. That was obvious to Bill Clayten when he received a text from a "Sister Fink," asking him what time he'd like her to stop by with dinner....
03:16, 09/20/2019

New Roku streaming stick offers 4K streaming for just £39 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 ...
03:16, 09/20/2019

Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 RS mules hit the Nürburgring RS version of latest Cayman GT4 seems to be under development, firm's head of sports cars revealed his desire for one Porsche is again testing what appears to be a hardcore 'RS' version of the latest 718 Cayman GT4, as a test mule is seen going flat...
03:16, 09/20/2019

State Department Expels Two Cuban Diplomats Over Alleged ‘Influence Operations’ (WASHINGTON) — The U.S. announced Thursday that it is expelling two Cuban diplomats and restricting travel of members of Cuba’s permanent mission to the United Nations as leaders gather from around the world for the annual U.N. General As...
04:32, 09/20/2019

How to use iOS 13’s dark mode like a boss Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. Apple just released iOS 13 for iPhones (till iPhone 6) and iPods (till 7th gen). One of the most talked-about fe...
04:33, 09/20/2019

Satoshi Nakaboto: ‘Bitcoin network shifted the equivalent of 412 tons of gold in one day’ Our robot colleague Satoshi Nakaboto writes about Bitcoin every fucking day. Welcome to another edition of Bitcoin Today, where I, Satoshi Nakaboto, tell you what’s been going on with Bitcoin in the past 24 hours. As Nightingale used to say: I got th...
04:33, 09/20/2019

Score Arkham Knight and 5 more fantastic Batman PC games for free To celebrate 80 years of Batman – the iconic superhero character created by Bob Kane and Bill Finger waaaay back in 1939 – Epic Games is giving away six PC games starring the Caped Crusader until September 26. And you’d be a fool to skip out on them....
04:33, 09/20/2019

Toyota To Expand Sao Paulo Plant Toyota said the funding would allow the Sorocaba plant, which builds the Etios and Yaris sedan models, to produce a new vehicle model. It did not provide details on the new model....
04:33, 09/20/2019

Polarity Smart Bikes Unveils Electric Bike Range; Prices Start At Rs. 38,000 Pune-based Polarity Smart Bikes has unveiled its new range of electric bikes. The start-up has introduced its offerings across two categories - Sport and Executive....
04:33, 09/20/2019

New Jersey pols apologize after using, defending anti-Semitic phrase Three politicians from New Jersey have apologized after they used and defended the phrase “Jew ’em down” in connection to a legal settlement that the state’s capital city paid out, reports said. The saga kicked off when a reco...
04:33, 09/20/2019

NYPD gifts VP a ‘Pence 20’ jersey during visit to One Police Plaza Members of the NYPD’s semi-pro football team gifted Vice President Mike Pence a No. 20 jersey — a reference to the 2020 presidential campaign — when he stopped by One Police Plaza on Thursday, sources said. Pence held up the navy blue football ...
04:33, 09/20/2019

NYC’s free condom distribution efforts going flaccid The city’s cache of free condoms is shriveling up, according to a new report. The Health Department distributed roughly 19 million male condoms in the fiscal year that ended June 30 — down from 20.9 million the year before and more than 36.6 mi...
04:33, 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

The cost of subsidising UK wind farms has dropped to an all-time low Results of a UK government auction on Friday show windfarms will be built in 2025 for as little as £39.65 per megawatt hour, a drop of almost a third since 2017...
05:01, 09/20/2019

Facebook admits new smart devices allow people to listen in Facebook had admitted people will be allowed to listen in to audio captured by its new smart devices, despite stopping the controversial practice in its Messenger app....
05:02, 09/20/2019

| WATCH | Tunisia's ex-president Ben Ali dies in exile Former Tunisian president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, the first leader to be toppled by the Arab Spring revolts, has died in Saudi Arabia, Tunisia's foreign ministry says....
05:02, 09/20/2019

A crew member who survived California dive boat fire claims the staff were not properly trained A crew member who survived the deadly Conception diving boat fire off the coast of California is suing the vessel's owners, saying the staff had not been properly trained....
05:02, 09/20/2019

Over 70% of US adults unaware of HPV-related cancer risks New evidence suggests that both men and women in the United States lack sufficient awareness about the cancer risks related to HPV, and about HPV vaccines....
05:32, 09/20/2019

Marijuana magazines having mixed results There has been no pot of gold for consumer publications in the cannabis market. High Times and Canadian-based Civilized are scrambling to pivot into other areas to augment media. But a trade publication named the Cannabis Business Times is booming, w...
05:33, 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

Bus carrying singer Josh Turner’s road crew crashes, 1 dead A tour bus carrying members of the road crew for country singer Josh Turner plunged off a cliff in central California, killing one person and injuring seven others, authorities said Thursday....
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

Amnesty International Says Hong Kong Police Using ‘Reckless and Indiscriminate Tactics’ Amnesty International on Friday accused Hong Kong police of employing “reckless and indiscriminate tactics” against protesters in what amounts to an alarming pattern of abuse, and called for an independent investigation. In a new report, ...
05:33, 09/20/2019

Iran Envoy Warns of ‘All-Out War’ if Hit for Saudi Oil Facility Attack (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Any attack on Iran by the U.S. or Saudi Arabia will spark an “all-out war,” Tehran’s top diplomat warned Thursday, raising the stakes as Washington and Riyadh weigh a response to a drone-and-mis...
05:33, 09/20/2019

Jump Aboard the Bandwagon: Two Sizes of the Instant Pot Ultra Are Down to Their Best Price If you don’t have an Instant Pot yet, or want a compact-sized companion to go with your full sized model, the newest Instant Pot Ultra Mini has a rare sale today on Amazon as part of the company’s Gold Box deals. Meanwhile, the standard 6 qt. Instant...
05:33, 09/20/2019

Devil May Cry 2 Is Out On The Switch So Here's The Deal Devil May Cry games kick ass. The stylish and over-the-top antics of demon hunter Dante and his cohorts helped define the action game genre. This year’s Devil May Cry 5 made everything sleeker, sexier, and energetic. Dante’s had great games over the ...
05:33, 09/20/2019

Apple Arcade Is Mobile Gaming Without All The Bullshit Entering into the busiest video game season of the year, we didn’t exactly need Apple Arcade, nor did we really want it, given Apple’s mediocre stewardship of video games for the past decade. What a shock, then, that Apple Arcade is one of the best g...
05:33, 09/20/2019

Netflix chief says 'The Crown' will look a bargain after streaming explosion The boss of Netflix says the looming arrival of Apple, Disney and NBC to the global streaming market will push content costs to levels that make its epic drama about the British Royal family "look like a bargain"....
06:00, 09/20/2019

Once hacked, twice shy: How auto supplier Harman learned to fight cyber carjackers When researchers remotely hacked a Jeep Cherokee in 2015, slowing it to a crawl in the middle of a U.S. highway, the portal the hackers used was an infotainment system made by supplier Harman International....
06:00, 09/20/2019

Europe's China telecoms gear ban will cost $3.5 billion -report Replacing Chinese telecoms equipment will cost about $3.5 billion or $7.17 per subscriber for European telecom operators, a report by industry research firm Strand Consult showed 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

US STOCKS-Wall Street futures rise on global stimulus efforts U.S. stock index futures rose on Friday as China became the third country to trim interest rates in the past few days, raising hopes that major central banks stand ready to blunt the impact of a prolonged Sino-U.S. trade war on global growth....
06:00, 09/20/2019

PG&E Bondholders Ally With Fire Victims to Offer New Bankruptcy Plan Court papers filed by a group of PG&E bondholders, including Elliott Management and by the official committee representing wildfire victims, asked for the green light to put a chapter 11 plan on the table that would compete with the company’s own res...
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

Making carbon-neutral clothes out of algae: the designers taking on fast fashion – video The fashion industry is a fossil-fuel-guzzling operation as many of our clothes are made from petroleum-based textiles such as polyester. Even natural fibres such as cotton have a huge carbon footprint and require a large portion of the world’s pesti...
06:00, 09/20/2019

Anna Jones’ Turkish lahmacun and esme salad recipes | The Modern Cook A deliciously chewy, moreish flatbread that many call the Turkish ‘pizza’, with a spicy salad of tomatoes and onion with beansWhere I live in Hackney, London, there is a Turkish kebab shop on every corner. The mum or granny of the family often sits i...
06:00, 09/20/2019

Artist says Pats' 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 wide receiver apparently sent what were described as threatening text messages to her client, SI repor...
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

Rahul Gandhi's '+1.4 Lakh Crore Howdy, Modi' Dig After Corporate Tax Cut Congress MP Rahul Gandhi today weighed in on the centre's move to cut corporate tax on domestic companies with a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi's scheduled 'Howdy, Modi!' event in Texas on......
06:00, 09/20/2019

Antonio Banderas says ex-wife Melanie Griffith is 'one of my best friends' During an interview with Vulture, Antonio Banderas, 59, gushed about ex-wife Melanie Griffith, 62, who he was married to from 1996 to 2015.        ...
06:32, 09/20/2019

SailGP's 'wizards of Aus' fly high in million dollar final Whoever wins SailGP's inaugural $1 million prize, one thing is certain for Australian friends and rivals Tom Slingsby and Nathan Outteridge, they've agreed to stand each other a drink....
06:32, 09/20/2019

Report: Accuser tells NFL that WR Brown sent 'threatening' texts The female artist who leveled claims earlier this week that New England Patriots wide receiver Antonio Brown made unwanted sexual advances before firing her contacted the NFL Thursday saying that Brown sent her "intimidating and threatening" texts, S...
06:32, 09/20/2019

When Dictionaries Wade Into the Gender (Non)Binary Merriam-Webster announced an additional definition for “they”: a third-person, singular pronoun for nonbinary people. And Oxford has been criticized for its entry under “woman.”...
06:32, 09/20/2019

Stars that eat planets can start spinning so fast they rip apart When a star engulfs a planet it can end up spinning so fast that it rips apart. The resulting debris could help us learn about exoplanets that were consumed...
06:32, 09/20/2019

This digital marketing masterclass is a must for every new entrepreneur Even if you’ve never tackled the treacherous depths of digital advertising before, the direction from a course like the Digital Marketing Masterclass: Get Your First 1,000 Customers can help make that daunting task a lot more manageable. Right now, y...
06:32, 09/20/2019

Should I go to my son’s wedding? His mother poisoned everyone against me This is less about what people think about you – more about being part of the joy of your son’s big day, says Annalisa BarbieriMy 30-year-old son is getting married. When his mother and I split up in a messy divorce about 20 years ago, she did everyt...
07:34, 09/20/2019

Most Powerful Person in the World Meets Donald Trump Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg met with President Donald Trump in the Oval Office of the White House on Thursday. And while Zuck didn’t bother to mention the meeting on any of his social media channels, the president proudly posted a photo of the two m...
07:35, 09/20/2019

Thai Temple Tigers With Serious Symptoms To Be Operated: Doctors Officials at a sanctuary in Thailand said on Friday they are racing to keep dozens of tigers alive after more than 80 died from disease following their confiscation from a controversial temple....
07:35, 09/20/2019

Two Dead, 7 Injured In Shooting On Streets Of Washington, D.C.: Police 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......
07:35, 09/20/2019

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio ends his campaign for president "I feel like I've contributed all I can to this primary election," he told MSNBC's "Morning Joe." "And it's clearly not my time. So I'm going to end my presidential campaign."...
07:35, 09/20/2019

Vision Mercedes Simplex concept is a retro go-kart of the future News 19 Sep, 2019 Mercedes has unwrapped its latest design exercise – a two-seat, open wheel concept, which blends yesteryear styling with modern technology...
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

The Red Sox are really cleaning house now The firing of Dave Dombrowski was only the first, as the Red Sox attempt to remodel their organization following a disappointing season in 2019. Ten months removed from winning a World Series, the Red Sox fired their president of baseball operations ...
07:36, 09/20/2019

The broken dreams and promises of LaVar Ball’s failed basketball league “Where’s our money?” It was early August 2018 and the Junior Basketball Association (JBA) — the college-alternative pro league that LaVar Ball created — was holding its first-ever playoffs at tiny Eagle’s Nest Arena, the home of Cal...
07:36, 09/20/2019

Antonio Brown sent ‘intimidating’ texts this week: second accuser The artist who accused Patriots wide receiver Antonio Brown of sexually harassing her in his Pittsburgh home in 2017 claims he sent her harassing text messages after she went public with the allegation this week, a report said Thursday. The woman, wh...
07:36, 09/20/2019

Yankees know what separates a good season from a special one Once was the time that the Yankees defined themselves by winning World Series and only by winning World Series. That was when managers would be called to the principal’s office following postseason failure. That’s when the principal (owner) was Georg...
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

Jets’ Jamal Adams remains indignant over ‘crazy’ $21K fine Jamal Adams keeps delivering hits. On Thursday, the Jets safety continued to blast the NFL for fining him over the unnecessary roughness penalty called for his hit on Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield in Monday night’s loss to Cleveland. “It’s crazy....
07:36, 09/20/2019

Pregnant bride dies after suffering stroke moments before wedding, baby saved The 30-year-old nurse, was six months pregnant and apparently healthy when she fell ill in the limo on the way to the church last Sunday in São Paulo....
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

U.N. urged by own staff to look at its climate footprint More than 1,000 United Nations employees have called for the global body to reduce its carbon footprint, including through curbs on their own diplomatic perks like business-class flights and travel handouts, a letter obtained by Reuters showed....
08:16, 09/20/2019

Mexico risk to Pacific Alliance’s IG club status Three-quarters of fund managers that responded to a recent Bank of America Merrill Lynch survey think that Mexico is going to lose its investment grade status....
08:16, 09/20/2019

Harry Winks and Nico Rosberg join Alex Thomson for HUGO BOSS boat launch ahead of Vendée Globe challenge Tottenham midfielder Harry Winks and former Formula One champion Nico Rosberg joined sailing star Alex Thomson at the launch of his new boat ahead of his gruelling Vendée Globe campaign next year....
08:48, 09/20/2019

Geraint Thomas hopes time is right for twin targets Tour de France runner-up Geraint Thomas will double at the World Championships after being selected for both the individual time trial and the road race when the event starts in Yorkshire next week....
08:48, 09/20/2019

Frank Lampard's Chelsea are like my Dortmund side says Jurgen Klopp with Tammy Abraham already 'a £60m player' Jurgen Klopp has lavished praise upon a 'really exciting' Chelsea team that he has described as reminiscent of his two-time Bundesliga-winning Borussia Dortmund side....
08:48, 09/20/2019

FIFA 20 ratings list: The top 100 players as EA Sports pick Lionel Messi ahead of Cristiano Ronaldo as No1 Football fans rejoice, EA Sports have revealed the full player ratings for FIFA 20's top 100, with Lionel Messi squeezing out Cristiano Ronaldo to be crowned the best player on the game....
08:48, 09/20/2019

How will Crystal Palace line up against Wolves? James McArthur set to return Crystal Palace's bright start to the season was brought firmly to a halt at Tottenham last weekend, but manager Roy Hodgson is never one to rip up his plans when things go awry....
08:48, 09/20/2019

Police officer helps homeless man struggling to shave Putting your best face forward can be a harrowing task when you live on the street. On Sept. 11, a homeless man in Detroit was trying his best to give himself a shave, using a puddle in the road to rinse his razor, when Officer Jeremy Thomas came to ...
08:48, 09/20/2019

Ear infections may have led Neanderthals to extinction, study suggests There have been many theories about one of the biggest unsolved mysteries of anthropology -- what killed off Neanderthals -- but a new study puts a unique twist on the topic....
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

Market Calling the Clock On Tech Unicorns The clock appears to be ticking on the days in which technology companies losing billions of dollars are valued at tens of billions in the public market. That realization may be forcing the hand of today’s most richly valued private companies....
08:48, 09/20/2019

Saudi Oil Attacks Could Halt Natural-Gas Rally Natural-gas prices have recovered from their summer swoon, but analysts and investors are skeptical that the gains will last, particularly after the attacks on Saudi oil facilities....
08:48, 09/20/2019

Klopp: Abraham and Mount £60 million players "Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp believes Chelsea youngsters Tammy Abraham and Mason Mount are £60m players, ahead of Liverpool\u0027s visit to Stamford Bridge this Sunday."...
08:48, 09/20/2019

Ireland’s deputy PM says gaps remain as EU, U.K. seek Brexit deal British and European Union negotiators were meeting Friday in search of an elusive Brexit deal, as Ireland’s deputy leader warned that the two sides remain far apart despite an improvement in the “mood music.”...
08:48, 09/20/2019

I.R.S. Offers Deal to Small Insurance Companies Under Scrutiny The offer pertains to captive insurance, a way to insure against risks not covered by traditional means. But it has created an incentive for tax avoidance....
09:16, 09/20/2019

Area 51 raid: people gather near military base to 'see them aliens' Photographer said it was unclear if arrests were made as crowd gathered at 3am Friday in response to hoax to ‘raid’ the baseAbout 75 people arrived early Friday at a gate at the once secret Area 51 military base in Nevada at the time appointed by an ...
09:16, 09/20/2019

Yes, I'm striking over the climate crisis. And suing the US government, too | Vic Barrett As one of the 21 young plaintiffs in the Juliana v United States lawsuit, I am inspired by my people’s past to fight for the futureI was born into a world in which my future and my past are uncertain. Born into a world where my inheritance is slippin...
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

Nigerian army orders closure of aid agency for 'aiding terrorism' Action Against Hunger urges authorities to allow ‘life-saving’ work to continue after sanction imposed without ‘notice or explanation’ The Nigerian army has ordered Action Against Hunger to close its main office in Maiduguri, in Nigeria’s north-easte...
09:16, 09/20/2019

Climate scientists prepare for largest ever Arctic expedition Hundreds of researchers will spend year on ship improving understanding of sea iceResearchers from more than a dozen countries are preparing to launch the biggest and most complex expedition ever attempted in the central Arctic – a year-long journey ...
09:16, 09/20/2019

Sex work is legal here. But only if you register with the police Due to the stigma associated with sex work in Senegal, the women CNN interviewed asked that their identities be protected. They are identified using pseudonyms....
09:17, 09/20/2019

iOS 13: The Ars Technica review Enlarge / iOS 13 on an iPhone 11 Pro. (credit: Samuel Axon) Last year, Apple set users’ expectations with iOS 12, saying it would be focused on improving performance and fixing bugs and stability issues instead of adding a bunch of new features. An...
09:17, 09/20/2019

Trump welcomes Australia PM to White House President Donald Trump says in a welcoming ceremony for Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison that "today we celebrate the long-cherished and unwavering friendship between the United States and Australia." (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

6 Shot, one killed in Washington, D.C. Washington, DC police say six adults were found with gunshot wounds on Thursday night and one of them was pronounced dead. The others were hospitalized. (Sept. 20)        ...
09:17, 09/20/2019

Surgeon gives life-changing gift to high school graduates They knew they were going to leave with their high school diplomas, but they never expected this incredible gift.        ...
09:17, 09/20/2019

Colon cancer survivor thanks nurse who was by her side Seven words spoken from a mystery nurse turned into this cancer survivor's life mantra. Now, the two are meeting for the first time.        ...
09:17, 09/20/2019

WhatsApp Now Lets You Share Your Status Updates to Facebook Stories WhatsApp for Android version 2.19.258 and WhatsApp for iPhone version 2.19.92 both are getting the 'Share to Facebook Story' feature to let you share your WhatsApp Status updates to Facebook Stories....
09:18, 09/20/2019

Jose Mourinho rules out Real Madrid return while 'they have a coach' as pressure mounts on Zinedine Zidane Jose Mourinho has played down talk of a possible return to Real Madrid, for now at least, because Los Blancos currently have a coach in Zinedine Zidane....
09:18, 09/20/2019

Norfolk slows down coastal erosion with sandscaping scheme Sand from Great Yarmouth seabed creates mobile dune defences to protect villagesAn artificial dune of nearly 2m cubic metres of sand has been created on the Norfolk coast in an innovative approach to slowing coastal erosion.In the £20m sandscaping sc...
09:19, 09/20/2019

NASA couldn’t find India’s crashed Moon lander, and hope is fading fast It’s now been nearly two full weeks since India’s lunar lander, Chandrayaan-2, went quiet moments before what was supposed to be a soft landing on the Moon. Rather than gracefully gliding to a halt, the spacecraft crashed, and its handler...
09:19, 09/20/2019

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West scolded by Wyoming wildlife officials for animal harassment Kim Kardashian and Kanye West were scolded by the Wyoming Game and Fish Department over a video they posted from their new ranch in the Western state....
10:00, 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

Scott Disick Calls It Quits on Flip It Like Disick's Jed Smith Project: "I'm Over It" Real estate is a risky business. But does that necessarily mean Scott Disick should quit while he's ahead? The home renovation expert and his team aren't seeing eye-to-eye in this......
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

Botched Season 6 Gets a Premiere Date & Mind-Boggling New Promo You Won't Be Able to Unsee Can't look away? The Botched doctors can't either. "I've never seen that before," notes Dr. Terry Dubrow in this very memorable promo clip from the transformation......
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

Physics shows criminals more likely to find accomplices in big cities Why do big cities generate disproportionately large amounts of crime? A new mathematical model helped scientists show that it is easier for criminals to partner-up in major metropolitan areas....
10:01, 09/20/2019

China Detains FedEx Pilot Amid Rising U.S.-China Tensions The seizure of the pilot, allegedly because air-gun pellets were found in his luggage, marks the latest difficulty for foreign travelers and companies in China....
10:01, 09/20/2019

How do you manage software and saves on a second Switch? It’s complicated I do... With the launch of the Switch Lite this week, a lot of families are going to be adding a second, more portable Switch to their household. This is definitely doable, but there are some important caveats...
10:01, 09/20/2019

Untitled Goose Game review: HONNNNNNK Enlarge / *record scratch* *freeze frame* Yep, that's me. You're probably wondering how I ended up in this situation... of being a cantankerous, honking goose. (credit: House House) Ack! The tall human grabbed a broom! HONK! No, no, no, no, no, ru...
10:01, 09/20/2019

Fed's Rosengren Says Cutting Rates Now Boosts Risk of Instability Boston Fed President Eric Rosengren said cutting rates now may boost the risk of financial instability, which in turn could make the next downturn more severe when it comes....
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