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Vietnam seizes 7.5 tons of elephant ivory, pangolin scales

HANOI, Vietnam — Authorities have seized 7.5 tons of elephant ivory and pangolin scales in one of Vietnam’s biggest wildlife trafficking cases. The 3.5 tons of ivory and 4 tons of pangolin scales were found Wednesday in barrels wh...

Vietnam seizes 7.5 tons of elephant ivory, pangolin scales

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Vietnam police seize 7.5 tons of ivory, pangolin scales HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Police have seized 7.5 tons of elephant ivory and pangolin scales in one of Vietnam’s biggest wild animal trafficking cases. Vietnam News Agency reported the 3.5 tons of ivory and 4 tons of pangolin scales were found in ba...
00:48, 06/14/2019

Vietnam seizes 5.26 tonnes of pangolin scales hidden in cashew containers Vietnam has seized more than five metric tonnes of pangolin scales hidden in cashew nut containers shipped from Nigeria, the government said on Friday, in Southeast Asia's latest large-scale wildlife trafficking case....
05:00, 05/24/2019

Malaysia destroys 4 tons of ivory tusks, products Malaysia has destroyed nearly four tons of elephant tusks and ivory products estimated to be worth 13.26 million ringgit ($3.2 million) as part of its fight against the illegal ivory trade...
04:48, 04/30/2019

Malaysia torches nearly four tonnes of ivory Malaysia on Wednesday torched nearly four tonnes of elephant tusks and ivory products as part of an effort to stop smugglers using the country as a conduit to China and elsewhere in Asia, a minister said....
02:26, 04/30/2019

Ivory Coast defender Bailly out of Nations Cup Manchester United's Eric Bailly will miss the final two games of the season and this summer's Africa Cup of Nations after sustaining a knee injury against Chelsea....
09:48, 04/29/2019

Injured Bailly to miss African Cup for Ivory Coast Ivory Coast defender Eric Bailly will miss the African Cup of Nations after damaging a medial ligament in his right knee playing for Manchester United        ...
10:00, 04/29/2019

Raw ivory sales: Zimbabwe, Botswana and Namibia call for end to ban Southern African countries to appeal to watchdog for permission to sell stockpiled ivory worth more than £230mZimbabwe, Botswana and Namibia are making a fresh appeal for a global watchdog to lift restrictive measures on the trade in raw ivory.The wa...
07:32, 05/21/2019

| Zimbabwe demands right to sell $300m of ivory to fund game reserves Zimbabwe has demanded the right to sell its stockpile of ivory to raise money for conservation, wildlife authorities says, joining other southern African nations in calling for the global ban on the trade in tusks to be relaxed....
13:16, 06/11/2019

Ivory Coast rains boost cocoa crop after dry spell: farmers Rainfall increased over most of Ivory Coast's cocoa-growing regions last week, farmers said on Monday, raising hopes for a recovery in growth after the mid-crop suffered from atypically dry weather last month....
08:48, 05/06/2019

Africa Cup of Nations: Bony named in Ivory Coast's final squad Former Swansea and Manchester City striker Wilfried Bony is named in Ivory Coast's final 23-man squad for this month's Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt....
11:16, 06/09/2019

African crime ring charged with trafficking ivory, rhino horns, heroin Four Africa-based men have been charged in Manhattan federal court with dealing more than $7 million in rhino horns and elephant ivory from the protected species, while some were allegedly dealing heroin on the side. Moazu Kromah, 49, of Liberia, who...
21:00, 06/13/2019

|Elephant-richAfricannationsdemandrighttoresumeIvorysales Five southern African nations that are home to most of the world’s elephants demanded the right to sell ivory, arguing that people who live alongside the animals must be allowed to benefit from them....
15:00, 05/07/2019

Deontay Wilder and Dominic Breazeale hit the scales WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder has packed on more than 10lbs since he last fought against Tyson Fury The post Deontay Wilder and Dominic Breazeale hit the scales appeared first on Boxing News....
15:48, 05/17/2019

GM Scales Back Maven Car-Sharing Business General Motors Co.’s Maven car-sharing service will wind down service in eight of the 17 North American cities it currently operates in within the next few months, a GM spokeswoman said....
15:00, 05/20/2019

British retailer Tesco's scales down in Poland Britain’s biggest supermarket chain Tesco has announced the closure of four hypermarkets and a distribution center in Poland. A ban on Sunday trading and growth of discounters has hit the retailer's bottom line....
03:16, 05/31/2019

Nepali scales Everest record 24 times – with one more to go Kami Rita Sherpa reaches summit for 24th time and aims to do it again before retiringA Nepali Sherpa has reached the summit of Mount Everest a record 24 times with his second ascent in only a week, and he has set his sights on one more climb before h...
01:00, 05/21/2019

British retailer Tesco scales down in Poland Britain’s biggest supermarket chain Tesco has announced the closure of four hypermarkets and a distribution center in Poland. A ban on Sunday trading and growth of discounters has hit the retailer's bottom line....
05:00, 05/31/2019

| Botswana lifts ban on elephant hunting Botswana, home to almost one-third of Africa's elephants, has lifted a ban on elephant hunting, saying the population had increased and farmers' livelihoods were being impacted....
05:48, 05/23/2019

Oil Prices Vs. Production: See the “Elephant” Almost Everyone Ignores Many oil traders are often on the wrong side of the trend at major market turns. Why? They base their trading decisions on a faulty premise regarding oil prices and production. Get the insight you need to know....
05:16, 05/01/2019

Botswana Just Lifted Its Ban on Elephant Hunting (JOHANNESBURG) — Botswana has lifted its ban on elephant hunting in a country with the world’s highest number of the animals, a decision that has brought anger from some wildlife protection groups and warnings of a blow to lucrative touri...
10:00, 05/23/2019

Botswana lifts ban on elephant hunting Botswana has scrapped its ban on elephant hunting, citing an increase in conflicts between elephants and humans during the five years the rule was in place....
17:16, 05/23/2019

In Thailand, a white elephant fit for a new king A large portrait of Thailand's King Maha Vajiralongkorn dominates one end of the open-air enclosure where an elephant known as Plai Ekachai starts his day at a conservation center in the country's......
18:48, 04/30/2019

Botswana Ends Ban on Elephant Hunting Botswana has the world’s largest population of African elephants, and the decision to lift a five-year prohibition on hunting drew an international backlash....
08:00, 05/23/2019

Someone Is Funneling Kushner Tons of Cash President Donald Trump’s failson-in-law Jared Kushner may be a high ranking White House employee, but that hasn’t stopped him from reaping the benefits of being an uber-wealthy scion to a deeply sketchy real estate empire. According to a new report, ...
07:32, 06/10/2019

GM dramatically scales back its Maven car-sharing service GM's car-sharing program, Maven, is leaving eight out of the 17 cities it serves across North America, according to The Wall Street Journal. Maven never quite made it big and only ever became available in a handful of locations -- in fact, while...
01:48, 05/21/2019

Scientists split as genetics lab scales down animal tests Mice, rats and zebrafish will no longer be bred for medical research at one of the world’s leading genetics institutesA row has broken out among scientists over the decision by one of the world’s leading genetics laboratories – the Sanger Institute i...
05:48, 06/09/2019

Purplebricks boss moves out as company scales back Purplebricks has announced the departure of its co-founder and chief executive Michael Bruce while confirming its overseas expansion is being scaled back....
00:48, 05/07/2019

Burglar scales wall to steal from church, makes off with $50 A burglar scaled the wall of a Manhattan church Monday morning and slipped inside through a skylight — but only made off with around $50 and a candle stand, according to law enforcement sources and the house of worship. Adam Baum, 48, who lives in a ...
16:00, 05/14/2019

Huawei reportedly scales back phone production following US ban Huawei may be expecting to live with a US ban for a long time. South China Morning Post sources claim Foxconn has stopped Huawei phone production on "several" lines in response to reduced orders. It wasn't certain if this was a short- or long-...
20:48, 06/01/2019

U.S. Commerce Department scales back restrictions on Huawei The U.S. Commerce Department on Monday created a temporary general license restoring Huawei's ability to maintain existing networks and provide software updates to existing Huawei handsets....
14:48, 05/20/2019

Eiffel Tower evacuated after climber scales monument The Eiffel Tower was evacuated and surrounding streets locked down on Monday after a man was spotted scaling the upper heights of the monument in the heart of the French capital, Paris Police and the tower's operator said....
09:48, 05/20/2019

Bar scales back 'free shot per goal' promotion after U.S. 13-0 win A Miami bar that offered customers "free shots" for every goal scored by the United States at the Women's World Cup has scaled back its offer in the wake of the team's record-breaking 13-0 thrashing of Thailand this week....
13:16, 06/13/2019

WATCH Canelo Alvarez and Danny Jacobs take to the scales A fiery weigh in for Canelo Alvarez and Danny Jacobs in Las Vegas The post WATCH Canelo Alvarez and Danny Jacobs take to the scales appeared first on Boxing News....
06:48, 05/04/2019

Why Frogs Love to Lay Their Eggs in Elephant Footprints Frogs in Myanmar are surprisingly dependent upon elephants, or rather, the tracks they leave behind. New research shows that water-filled elephant footprints provide an under-appreciated sanctuary for frogs to lay their eggs.Read more......
20:32, 06/05/2019

African elephant poaching is falling at last - but it's still too high The number of African elephants being killed by poachers has fallen to below 15,000 per year, which is still too high for populations to have a future...
08:48, 05/28/2019

Italy seizes Sea-Watch 3 rescue vessel Italy's far-right interior minister has condemned the seizure of the ship, saying migrants on board should not be allowed to step foot in Italy. The rescue ship instead thanked "the Italian people who defend solidarity."...
20:00, 05/19/2019

US seizes North Korean cargo ship U.S. officials have confiscated North Korea’s second-largest cargo vessel in a crackdown on the smuggling operations the finance the regime’s nuclear weapons program, the Justice Department announced Thursday....
14:00, 05/09/2019

IAS Officer Scales Everest With A Message To Clean River Ganga Ravindra Kumar, an IAS Officer of Uttar Pradesh Cadre, has a message for the nation from atop Mount Everest, which he scaled with gangajal (water from River Ganga) in the recently concluded climbing......
23:48, 06/04/2019

Telangana's 20-Year-Old Amogh Tukaram Scales Mount Everest After scaling Mount Kilimanjaro, a 20-year-old man from Ibrahimpatnam village in Telangana's Ranga Reddy district has now reached the peak of Mount Everest....
21:32, 05/25/2019

China is pumping tons of banned chemicals into the air Chinese factories are pumping tons of dangerous chemicals into the air despite an international agreement intended to halt the destruction of the ozone layer, a study released on Wednesday said. Two provinces in China have been cited as a source of a...
17:32, 05/22/2019

| 1.5 tons of potatoes await Comrades runners With less than three weeks to go until the 2019 Comrades Marathon, runners across South Africa - and the world - are doing their last-minute preparations for race day....
02:48, 05/21/2019

Africa's elephant poaching is in decline, analysis suggests Researchers still fearful as approximately 10,000 to 15,000 are killed every yearElephant poaching rates in Africa are declining, according to a study published in the journal Nature Communications.The annual poaching mortality rate fell from a high ...
12:32, 05/28/2019

Bronx Zoo protesters demand release of Happy the elephant Free Happy the elephant! That was the cry from about 100 animal rights activist who turned up at the Bronx Zoo Saturday to demand the release of the zoo’s beloved but isolated pachyderm....
16:48, 06/01/2019

‘Elephant Man’ Joseph Merrick’s grave found after 130 years His final resting place has finally been unearthed. Joseph Merrick, famously known as “The Elephant Man” due to a congenital head deformity, died in 1890 — but the location of his burial plot was long unknown. Now, Jo Vigor-Mungovin, auth...
11:32, 05/06/2019

Guard trampled to death by elephant while on look out for escaped lions A guard on the lookout for a pride of 14 lions that were thought to have escaped from the Kruger National Park has been trampled to death by an elephant....
05:16, 06/10/2019

Operation Meltdown: NYC seizes 46 ice cream trucks for failing to pay $4.5M Children in New York City may have fewer opportunities to cool down with a sweet treat this summer after city officials seized 46 ice cream trucks that collectively owe $4.5 million in fines and parking tickets....
12:00, 06/07/2019

CBP seizes $90K worth of drugs at Nogales port of entry TUCSON – Federal authorities have seized more than 90 pounds of cocaine, methamphetamine, heroin, and fentanyl at the Port of Nogales over the past several days. Last Friday, Customs and Border Protection officers at the Mariposa Pedestrian Cro...
22:00, 06/12/2019

TPD seizes hard drugs in stolen vehicle investigation TUCSON – Officers with Tucson Police Department, Operations Division South seized a pound of meth and 23 grams of heroin after tracking down a stolen vehicle on Wednesday. GTA, DRUGS AND GUN RECOVERED by @Tucson_Police officers from @ops_south Com...
11:48, 05/10/2019

German customs seizes illegal US firearm accessories German customs officers have stopped a shipment of illegal weapons accessories from the US to Austria. German law forbids equipment designed to make firearms more accurate and thus more dangerous....
07:16, 06/07/2019

| Every seizes lead at rain-delayed Byron Nelson Every pounced on the rain-softened Trinity Forest course to take a one-shot lead midway through the delayed third round of the US PGA Tour's Byron Nelson event....
23:00, 05/11/2019

Monarch butterflies' beautiful wing scales enable their epic migration This extreme close-up of a butterfly wing, made by stitching together 2100 exposures, shows the tiny scales that allow monarchs to fly thousands of kilometres...
10:00, 04/28/2019

Israel scales back Gaza fishing zone after rocket fire The Israeli military says it's scaling back the permitted fishing zone off the Mediterranean coast of Gaza following a rocket attack from the strip the previous day....
02:00, 04/30/2019

World Banks scales up support for Cyclone Idai hit nations to $700 million The World Bank has increased emergency support for the three southern African countries affected by a devastating cyclone that killed hundreds in March to $700 million, the lender said on Friday....
05:16, 05/03/2019

Sherpa climber scales Mount Everest for record 23rd time Sherpa guide Kami Rita has scaled Mount Everest for a 23rd time, breaking his own record for the most successful ascents of the world's highest peak....
00:16, 05/15/2019

| Nepal climber scales Mount Everest for record 23rd time A Nepalese Sherpa climber Kami Rita has scaled Mount Everest for a 23rd time, breaking his own record for the most successful ascents of the world's highest peak....
10:32, 05/15/2019

World watches warily as Iran scales back nuclear deal World powers have been weighing up Iran's decision to abandon parts of the 2015 nuclear deal. France said it would assess the situation, China urged restraint, and Russia condemned "unreasonable pressure" against Tehran....
03:48, 05/08/2019

Three tons of trash and human bodies carried off Everest Volunteers have removed three tonnes from the world's highest mountain as part of a clean up operation to remove trash that has accumulated at altitude....
13:16, 05/02/2019

After Duterte’s Threats Over Tons of Old Trash, Canada Says It’s Working on It President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines said he was ready to “declare war” with Canada over hundreds of tons of waste shipped to his country over five years ago....
09:48, 04/28/2019

Malaysia Is Shipping 3,300 Tons of Garbage Back to the Countries It Came From We, humans, do love our plastic. From our morning yogurt to our evening takeout, all this plastic feels impossible to avoid. The thing is, well, this plastic needs to go somewhere. Malaysia, a major plastics importer, is one of those somewheres. But ...
14:00, 05/28/2019

Botswana hires Hollywood firm to fight elephant hunting PR The Botswanan government has enlisted a public relations firm with deep ties to Hollywood to push back against the bad publicity generated by the southern African nation’s decision to lift its ban on elephant hunting...
16:00, 05/24/2019

Locals Dig Mud With Bare Hands To Rescue Elephant Calf In Assam An elephant calf fell into a drain and got stuck in the mud in Assam's Numaligarh today. A video showing locals and forest officials trying to rescue the one and half-year-old elephant calf has gone......
13:32, 05/31/2019

Revered 'White' Elephant To Be Royal Present To Thai King Plai Ekachai has been treated with reverence after being identified as the first auspicious white elephant to be discovered under the reign of King Rama X of Thailand. The elephant is to be presented......
07:48, 05/02/2019

African elephant poaching has declined, but study warns they are still vulnerable Ivory demand has fallen, especially from Chinese markets -- the biggest driver behind poaching in Africa, according to a study that appeared in the journal Nature Communications last month. But poverty and corruption in Africa are keeping the illegal...
11:32, 06/06/2019

British soldier killed by elephant during anti-poaching patrol Mathew Talbot of Coldstream Guards died on deployment in Malawi, MoD confirmsA British soldier has died while on anti-poaching operations in Malawi, the Ministry of Defence has said.It is understood Mathew Talbot, of the 1st Battalion Coldstream Guar...
07:00, 05/07/2019

Elephant kills UK soldier on anti-poaching duty in Malawi LONDON (AP) — A British soldier has been killed by an elephant while on anti-poaching operations in Malawi. Britain’s Ministry of Defense says Guardsman Mathew Talbot of the 1st Battalion Coldstream Guards was on patrol in Liwonde National Park...
07:48, 05/07/2019

Elephant Enters Farm, Kills Man In Chhattisgarh's Jashpur District A wild elephant attacked and killed a villager in Chhattisgarh's Jashpur district, the fifth such death reported from the area in just over a month, a forest department official said Friday....
04:00, 06/07/2019

Celebrity elephant Ramu opens Kerala festival after ban lifted Partially blind and with a reputation for violence, elderly pachyderm brought back after outcryFor decades Ramu, now in his 50s with the odd grey hair but still instantly recognisable by his broad forehead and aquiline nose, has inaugurated an Indian...
15:32, 05/12/2019

US seizes large North Korean ship used to transport coal WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration says it has seized a North Korean cargo ship that U.S. officials say was used to transport coal in violation of international sanctions. The Justice Department announced the seizure Thursday of the Wise Hone...
10:00, 05/09/2019

Italy seizes charity boat after it brings migrants ashore Interior Minister Matteo Salvini let a charity boat carrying 30 rescued migrants dock at an Italian port on Friday, but said the vessel would be impounded and not let out to sea again....
07:16, 05/10/2019

Colombia-led multinational operation seizes 94.2 tonnes of cocaine in 105-day period A multinational anti-narcotics operation led by Colombia has seized up to 94.2 tonnes of cocaine in the past 105 days worth some $3.2 billion, President Ivan Duque said on Monday...
23:00, 04/29/2019

Australia Seizes More Than $800 Million Worth of Meth In Its Largest-Ever Bust Australian authorities found almost 1.6 tonnes of methamphetamine, also known as ice, hidden inside speakers in a shipment at a Melbourne port, according to the BBC. The drugs, worth about $840 million, arrived from Bangkok by sea. Police also found ...
04:00, 06/07/2019

| Malaysia foils ISIS-linked plot, seizes explosives Malaysian police say they have arrested four militants linked to the Islamic State group who were in possession of explosives and planned to attack non-Muslim places of worship....
10:16, 05/13/2019

Benedetti claims heroic first win on stage 12, Polanc seizes pink "Italy’s Cesare Benedetti channelled his inner campionissimo to deny compatriot Damiano Caruso and Ireland’s Eddie Dunbar in a thrilling five-up sprint, winning an explosive stage 12 of the Giro d’Italia as Slovenia’s Jan Polanc took over the race le...
10:00, 05/23/2019

BP seizes $500K of drugs aboard abandoned aircraft near Tucson TUCSON – Nearly $500,000 in methamphetamine and fentanyl was seized Thursday after a pilot attempted to smuggle the drugs across the border with a modified ultralight aircraft that evening. According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Air a...
16:16, 05/24/2019

U.S. seizes North Korean ship it accuses of violating sanctions The United States has for the first time seized a North Korean cargo ship it accused of illicit coal shipments in violation of U.S. and United Nations sanctions, the U.S. Justice Department announced on Thursday....
17:00, 05/09/2019

Never A Vietnam War Fan, It Was Terrible: Donald Trump US President Donald Trump on Wednesday said he has no regrets about being able to avoid serving during the Vietnam war, because he was not a "fan" of the highly unpopular conflict....
13:16, 06/05/2019

First look at F1 2020's Vietnam GP construction, new facility The first look at the new permanent facility for the Vietnam Grand Prix, set to make its debut on the Formula 1 calendar in 2020, has been revealed by F1 Racing...
08:00, 05/02/2019

Trump’s flippant talk about the Vietnam War In a new interview, he suggests he's compensating for not putting his life on the line by increasing the defense budget. And that's merely the latest....
12:48, 06/05/2019

Idai disaster: Stranded victims still need rescue from heavy rains as UN scales up response Dire conditions persist in vast areas of southern Africa affected by Cyclone Idai as heavy rain continues to cause “massive destruction”, the UN said on Thursday, while aid teams scale up efforts to reach those most in need....
10:00, 04/28/2019

Michigan Governor: Smoking Tons of Weed Could Fix Our Terrible Roads Gov. Gretchen Whitmer threw down the gauntlet on Thursday for Michigan residents who are both sick of the state’s abysmal road conditions, and also not nearly high enough....
18:16, 05/30/2019

Bridgestone India Aims to reduce 150,000 tons of CO2 Emission In The Next Two Decades While using solar energy is good for the environment, it also reflects positively in monetary terms. 1MW of solar power results in savings of nearly 59 million rupees worth of electricity expenses in......
06:48, 05/06/2019

Philippines recalls its envoys in Canada over tons of rotting garbage The move is the latest escalation in a long-simmering conflict involving containers that were shipped to the Philippines containing household waste instead of recyclables....
00:48, 05/16/2019

Tons of Kate Spade Stuff Is on Sale at Nordstrom Rack If you can’t get enough of quirky, cute stuff from Kate Spade, today’s your lucky day. Nordstrom Rack is hosting a series of flash sales on all things Kate Spade, from handbags and coats to jewelry and shoes, through May 10. But if you want to snag t...
12:00, 05/07/2019

Australian record 1.8 tons of crystal meth seized at port Australian officials say they have seized the nation's largest haul of methamphetamine at the Melbourne waterfront in a shipment of almost 1.6 metric tons (1.8 tons) of the illicit drug hidden in stereo speakers shipped from Bangkok....
22:32, 06/06/2019

Botswana government ends ban on elephant hunting, citing conflicts with humans The Botswana government has lifted a ban on hunting elephants, citing conflicts between humans and the gentle giants. The country is home to the largest amount of elephants in the world....
13:00, 05/23/2019

Elephant Man’s newly discovered grave gets official plaque more than 100 years after his death Officials in the U.K. have placed a plaque at the newly discovered gravesite of Joseph Merrick, who is known as the "Elephant Man," more than a century after he died...
18:48, 05/28/2019

Adani the elephant in the room as Al Gore and Annastacia Palaszczuk meet in Queensland Former US vice president and Queensland premier circle around the proposed coalmine at climate change gatheringIt was always going to be awkward.Queensland’s premier, Annastacia Palaszczuk, walked a thin political line on Friday, hosting a lunch with...
03:32, 06/07/2019

British soldier in Malawi on anti-poaching operation killed by elephant A British soldier deployed to southeastern Africa for a counter-poaching operation was killed while on patrol -- with one of the animals he was charged with protecting responsible for his death, officials revealed Tuesday....
11:00, 05/07/2019

Watch: Elephant Herd Takes Out "Funeral Procession" For Dead Calf Much has been said about their fabled memory, but it took video footage of a "funeral procession" taken out by a herd of elephants to make netizens realise that humans are not the only creatures......
08:48, 06/10/2019

U.S. seizes North Korean coal vessel that was accused of violating sanctions In an unusual civil forfeiture action, the Justice Department announced on Thursday it has seized a major cargo vessel belonging to North Korea known as the "Wise Honest," which officials allege violated U.S. and United Nations sanctions by illicitly...
10:16, 05/09/2019

Nigel Farage, Brexit’s Loudest Voice, Seizes Comeback Chance The polarizing but effective populist shifted his focus to media work after the 2016 referendum. Now he’s back with a new party and an accusation of betrayal....
02:48, 05/14/2019

Trump seizes on NYU professor’s tweet to push change of libel laws President Trump on Monday tweeted that libel laws in the U.S. should be modified to hold the news media accountable and seized on a New York University professor’s false tweet as an example of journalistic malpractice....
05:48, 05/27/2019

US seizes North Korean ship amid tense moment in relations The U.S. said Thursday it has seized a North Korean cargo ship that was used to violate international sanctions, a first-of-its kind enforcement action that comes tense moment in relations between the two countries....
02:32, 05/10/2019

Portugal seizes tonne of cocaine in Brazilian boat on high seas Police seized over a tonne of cocaine worth some $49 million and arrested seven people aboard a Brazilian fishing boat in a drug bust on the high seas off Portugal backed up by international crime agencies, officials said on Tuesday....
10:32, 06/04/2019

US Seizes North Korea Cargo Ship Accused Of Violating Sanctions The United States on Thursday announced the seizure of a North Korean cargo ship for violating international sanctions, boosting pressure on Pyongyang as nuclear negotiations have stalled....
18:32, 05/09/2019

U.S. Seizes North Korean Ship It Claims is a Sanction-Buster (Updated) The United States has seized a North Korean vessel it claims was engaged in sanctions-busting behavior, exporting the country’s coal while importing heavy machinery and other goods. The ship, called M/V Wise Honest, was detained at an unknown locatio...
23:00, 05/09/2019

New York seizes state's oldest credit union after ex-CEO's embezzlement plea New York's top financial regulator on Friday seized the state's oldest credit union, Municipal Credit Union, saying it suffered from "unsafe and unsound" conditions after its former chief executive pleaded guilty to embezzlement....
15:00, 05/17/2019

$17,000 hatchback from Vietnam rolls out to take on Ford, Toyota VinFast, which will start delivering cars to customers Monday, wants to be the first Vietnamese company to succeed at challenging foreign rivals such as Toyota, Ford and Honda in one of the world’s fastest-growing economies....
05:00, 06/14/2019

Unilever says Vietnam, Bangladesh among next 'growth stars' Vietnam, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Myanmar will be the top growth markets for consumer goods giant Unilever over the next few years as a rapidly growing population and an emerging middle class rapidly consume the company's household good products, Chi...
04:16, 06/11/2019

Vietnam's First Car Brand Is a Hodgepodge of Opel and BMW Parts Vietnam is out to prove you can have communism and cars. There’s the very first Vietnam Grand Prix coming up next year, but first, the country is launching VinFast, its very own car brand with styling by Pininfarina....
14:32, 06/14/2019

7 reasons to visit Hoi An, one of Vietnam's most beautiful towns Here are seven great reasons to pack your bags and head to Hoi An. Set on the banks of the Thu Bon River in central Vietnam, it's easily one of the most beautiful towns in Southeast Asia....
00:32, 06/17/2019

Vietnam, Taiwan winning the US-China trade war Vietnam has emerged as the biggest beneficiary as importers in China and the US look to skirt tit-for-tat tariffs, a report shows. But it warns the findings don't tell the full story of the overall impact of the dispute....
08:32, 06/05/2019

20 Singapore students injured in bus accident in Vietnam Official media say a van carrying 20 Singaporean students participating in a community service project has crashed into a curb in central Vietnam, injuring 12....
03:32, 05/13/2019

Vietnam veteran graduates college with grandson (KTAL) More than 50 years after leaving college to serve in the Navy, a Vietnam veteran has earned his diploma alongside his grandson. Robert “Johnny” Hays walked across the stage to collect his diploma this weekend. Hays left Northwester...
12:48, 05/13/2019

David Ortiz receives tons of support as he recovers from gunshot wound Former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz is receiving tons of support from former teammates, current Major League Baseball players and more as he recovers from a gunshot wound....
09:16, 06/10/2019

The new plan to remove a trillion tons of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere: Bury it The most prominent efforts to prevent that crisis involve reducing carbon emissions. But another idea is also starting to gain traction — sucking all that carbon out of the atmosphere and storing it underground....
10:32, 06/12/2019

The new plan to remove a trillion tons of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere: Bury it. The most prominent efforts to prevent that crisis involve reducing carbon emissions. But another idea is also starting to gain traction — sucking all that carbon out of the atmosphere and storing it underground....
18:32, 06/12/2019

IEA: Nuke retirements could lead to 4 billion metric tons of extra CO2 emissions Enlarge / A view of the decommissioned Duke Energy Crystal River Nuclear Power Plant. (credit: Jeffrey Greenberg/UIG via Getty Images) A report released today by the International Energy Agency (IEA) warns world leaders that—without support for ne...
17:16, 05/28/2019

Virginia beach left covered in 10 tons of trash after Memorial Day bash Virginia Beach residents are fuming that 10 tons of trash were left behind on the shore line by Memorial Day weekend partiers. Photos and videos shared on Facebook shows mountains of cans, towels, pieces of clothing, bags of chips and other items lit...
23:16, 05/28/2019

Wild Elephant Walks Down Guwahati Street, Stops Traffic; Residents Panic A wild elephant went astray from Amchang Wildlife Sanctuary on into Six Mile in Assam's Guwahati and created panic among the residents today in the evening. For an hour, the animal stalled traffic on......
11:00, 04/30/2019

North Korea launches more missiles; U.S. seizes coal ship as tensions mount North Korea fired what appeared to be two short-range missiles on Thursday in its second such test in less than a week, and the United States announced it had seized a North Korean cargo ship as tensions again mounted between the two countries....
10:16, 05/09/2019

Australia Election Results: Prime Minister Scott Morrison Seizes a Stunning Win By granting Mr. Morrison his first full term, Australians signaled their reluctance to bet on a new leader at a time when the economy has not suffered a recession in nearly 28 years....
08:48, 05/18/2019

Probe Agency Seizes Assets Worth 70 Lakh In Connection To Hafiz Saeed The ED Thursday attached assets worth Rs 73 lakh in connection with a terror financing and money laundering case linked to global terrorist Hafiz Muhammad Saeed and Pakistan-based proscribed group......
21:00, 05/02/2019

North Korea's Kim orders stronger strike power; U.S. seizes cargo ship The leader of North Korea ordered its military to boost its strike capability as he directed another missile firing, state media said on Friday, as tensions grew over tests that appeared to show preparations for a new advanced missile system....
23:00, 05/09/2019

Vietnam suspect in Kim Jong Nam’s killing freed from prison KAJANG, Malaysia (AP) — A Vietnamese embassy translator says the Vietnamese woman who was tried for the killing of the estranged half brother of North Korea’s leader has been released from a Malaysian prison. Maridam Yacfar told reporters at th...
18:16, 05/02/2019

Vietnam launches first helicopter sightseeing flights over Halong Bay Cruising Halong Bay is one of the must-dos when visiting Vietnam. And the fun is getting elevated to new heights with Vietnam launching sightseeing helicopter tours of these amazing oceanic formations....
21:16, 06/05/2019

Vietnam ramps up pressure on Google's YouTube advertisers Vietnam has asked companies not to advertise on videos hosted by Google's YouTube that contain "anti-state propaganda," state media said on Wednesday, as the Southeast Asian country ramps up pressure on global tech giants....
03:32, 06/12/2019

Trump Reportedly Spent Tons of Money on Facebook Ads Wishing Himself a Happy Birthday Just like the rest of us, Donald Trump is having a birthday this year. Unlike the rest of us, he is spending hundreds of thousands of dollars to remind his Facebook-happy base about it, according to a report from the New York Times....
11:16, 05/21/2019

From delivery to eco-friendly packaging and tons of recalls: A look at 2018's food trends Food recalls, green packaging and fast-food delivery were big industry news this past year, according to experts.        ...
12:16, 04/28/2019

Stranger Things 3 gets kaleidoscopic new poster, tons of fresh plot and character details Stranger Things 3 dropped one of the year’s best trailers back in March, amping up anticipation for what looks to be a darker and, dare we say, steamier season of Netflix’s ‘80s-set sci-fi series. Today, it turns out, is an important day for the show...
13:32, 06/04/2019

'Floatopia' event in Virginia Beach leaves over 10 tons of trash on shoreline on Memorial Day A party by the beach to commemorate the unofficial start to summer left crews in coastal Virginia community cleaning up heaps of trash on Memorial Day after beachgoers left tons of debris in the sand....
11:00, 05/29/2019

Cricket World Cup: Buttler and Root tons in vain as Pakistan stun England • Pakistan 348-8; England 334-9. Pakistan win by 14 runs• Wahab Riaz grabs three wickets as run chase falls shortSo they can’t chase absolutely anything. Even after an immaculate hundred from Joe Root and a typically majestic one from Jos Buttler, En...
12:32, 06/03/2019

Probe Agency Seizes Flat, Land of Delhi Minister Harish Gahlot's Brother The Enforcement Directorate has seized a flat in the posh Vasant Kunj area of Delhi and a land in Haryana worth Rs 1.48 crore in connection with a Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA) and hawala......
03:16, 05/07/2019

Vietnam may be added to expanded U.S. list on currency manipulation: Bloomberg The Trump administration will expand the number of countries it monitors for currency manipulation in an upcoming report expected this month, and Vietnam may be named a currency manipulator, Bloomberg reported on Thursday....
17:00, 05/09/2019

Vietnam to mobilize military in fight against African swine fever Vietnam said it will mobilize its military and police forces to help combat the outbreak of African swine fever that has already resulted in the culling of about 4% of the country's pig herd....
01:32, 05/14/2019

Vietnam suspect in Kim Jong Nam murder trial freed from prison A woman charged with the murder of Kim Jong Nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, has been released from prison. She had been in custody for two years before charges against her were dropped....
23:00, 05/02/2019

A U.S. Citizen Detained in Vietnam Could Face the Death Penalty for Subversion A U.S. citizen, detained in Vietnam on charges of “attempting to overthrow the state,” is expected to face trial at the end of this month and could be sentenced to death if found guilty, Agence France-Press (AFP) reports. Michael Nguyen h...
05:48, 06/11/2019

Vietnam says that China is mislabeling products as Vietnamese to avoid U.S. tariffs According to Vietnamese officials, Chinese firms first export products to Vietnam, then change the labeling on packages before exporting the goods.        ...
12:48, 06/10/2019

China accused of using 'Made in Vietnam' labels to dodge US tariffs Chinese companies are using illegal "Made in Vietnam" labels to avoid tariffs imposed as part of the ongoing trade war with the US, Hanoi has claimed....
05:32, 06/11/2019

Thai activists accused of insulting monarchy 'disappear' in Vietnam Deputy prime minister denies reports that Thailand is holding the three activists in custodyThree Thai activists facing charges of insulting the monarchy have disappeared after reportedly being arrested in Vietnam, rights groups said, months after tw...
03:00, 05/10/2019

China Cancels Military Meeting With Vietnam Over Territorial Dispute The public sign of discord is highly unusual for the two Communist neighbors, and it comes as Beijing seeks to expand its influence in the South China Sea....
11:00, 04/28/2019

Facebook increased Vietnam content restrictions by 500% during 2018 - report Facebook increased the amount of content it restricted access to in Vietnam by over 500% in the last half of 2018, the U.S. social media giant said in a report released on Friday, as the Southeast Asian country ramps up its crackdown on online dissen...
03:16, 05/24/2019

Vietnam imprisoning more political activists in online crackdown: report HANOI — Vietnam has stepped up its imprisonment of political activists, Amnesty International said in a report on Monday, intensifying a crackdown that has seen the number of prisoners of conscience increase by almost a third since last year. Nearly ...
12:16, 05/13/2019

Malaysia to return 3,300 tons of waste back to several countries, including US, citing illegal dumping Malaysia has vowed to send back 3,300 tons of plastic waste to countries, including the United States, that it says illegally dumped the non-recyclable garbage after a ban in China forced cargo ships to reroute their trash to nearby developing countr...
12:00, 05/28/2019

A 7-year-old girl fighting a brain tumor asked for tons of dog photos, and the internet delivered Fighting a brain tumor isn’t easy, and beating it requires a vast support network of doctors, specialists, and of course friends and family. A 7-year-old Wisconsin girl named Emma has all of that, but when she was diagnosed with an inoperable b...
03:32, 05/02/2019

Vietnam swine fever cull surges, 1.7 million pigs dead Vietnam culled a further 500,000 pigs over the past two weeks to tackle an oubreak of African swine fever, taking the total killed so far to 1.7 million, or 5% of the country's herd, the agriculture ministry said on Monday....
01:00, 05/27/2019

Buttigieg accuses Trump of faking disability to avoid Vietnam draft Veteran and 2020 candidate said Trump, who received a deferment for bone spurs, used ‘his privileged status to fake a disability’Pete Buttigieg, a military veteran and Democratic candidate for US president, has accused Donald Trump of faking disabili...
12:48, 05/23/2019

Pete Rose’s tale of giving Joe DiMaggio a shower in Vietnam is wild Pete Rose and Joe DiMaggio once spent 23 days touring Vietnam together, and to say the trip brought two of baseball’s most acclaimed hitters closer together is an understatement. On Tuesday’s appearance with Mike Francesa, Rose recounted ...
16:32, 06/05/2019

Man breaks into Massachusetts Vietnam veteran's home during his funeral, had other targets: cops A man with a list of addresses in multiple Massachusetts towns of people who recently lost someone was caught inside the home of a recently deceased veteran during his funeral, police said....
09:48, 05/29/2019

Vietnam throws Facebook user in jail over ‘anti-state’ posts HANOI — A court in Vietnam sentenced a Facebook user to six years in prison Thursday for a series of posts he made on the social media platform that the Southeast Asian country’s government said were “anti-state.” Despite sweeping economic reform and...
13:48, 06/06/2019

| WATCH: Flying high - Vietnam hot air balloon fest woos enthusiasts Rainbow-coloured hot air balloons ferry giddy visitors over Vietnam's ancient city of Hue for a festival organisers hope will kickstart a passion for flying in the tourist hotspot....
01:32, 04/29/2019

24 billion tons of fertile land lost every year, warns UN chief on World Day to Combat Desertification In a video message released in advance of the World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought, marked on Monday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres warned that the world loses 24 billion tons of fertile land every year, and that the degradation in...
21:00, 06/16/2019

Game Of Thrones fans are helping Emilia Clarke and Kit Harington raise tons of money for charity There was a lot of noise surrounding the finale of Game of Thrones, but while a certain sect of fans were demanding a reshoot of the whole last season (yikes), another was actually raising money for Emilia Clarke’s charity, SameYou, and folks it’s th...
13:00, 06/07/2019

World's highest dump? Mount Everest is covered in tons of trash and dead bodies A clean-up team in Nepal recently brought down more than three tons of garbage from Mount Everest in an effort to rid the peak of pollution.        ...
10:00, 05/02/2019

Tons of famous women join dead husband dramedy Breaking News In Yuba County According to Deadline, The Help director Tate Taylor has put together a dynamite cast for his upcoming “comedy-drama” Breaking News In Yuba County. For starters, it will star Allison Janney as a woman catches her husband cheating her, at which point ...
19:48, 05/20/2019

Vice President Venkaiah Naidu Meets Vietnam's PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday held talks with Vietnam Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on a wide range of issues and underscored the importance of strengthening the comprehensive......
18:48, 05/11/2019

Vietnam culls 2 million pigs, urges whole nation to fight swine fever Vietnam said on Friday it has culled 2 million pigs in a bid to curb an outbreak of deadly African swine fever and called on the entire nation to join the fight against the rapidly spreading disease....
02:32, 05/31/2019

Vietnam culls 1.2 million pigs as African swine fever spreads nationwide Vietnam has culled more than 1.2 million farmed pigs infected with African swine fever, the government said on Monday, as the virus continues to spread rapidly in the Southeast Asian country....
02:00, 05/13/2019

Vietnam blogger jailed for six years for Facebook posts calling for peaceful protests European Union criticises imprisonment of Nguyen Ngoc Anh, saying he has right to peaceful freedom of expression An environmental activist has been jailed for six years in Vietnam for “anti-state” Facebook posts, as part of the country’s continuing c...
00:16, 06/07/2019

In Vietnam's booming energy sector coal reigns, but renewables play catch-up Vietnam has become a hot spot for energy investors eying a spend of up to $150 billion over the coming decade to meet surging power demand, with coal set to dominate despite signs of a government effort to go green....
05:00, 05/24/2019

Elephant & Castle regeneration plan: High Court set to rule on social housing quota following crowdfunded legal challenge Campaigners are challenging the number of low-cost homes included in the £1 billion regeneration plan for Elephant & Castle's shopping centre, which has already been approved by Southwark council....
03:16, 05/22/2019

Vietnam official says woman who was tried for the killing of North Korean leader’s brother has been released from prison KAJANG, Malaysia (AP) — Vietnam official says woman who was tried for the killing of North Korean leader’s brother has been released from prison....
18:16, 05/02/2019

Philippines says 'baaaaaaaaa bye' to 1,500 tons of trash as it ships back to Canada After years-long tension in which Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte threatened 'war,' the Philippines shipped back 1,500 tons of garbage Friday.        ...
08:48, 05/31/2019

Wisconsin man who helped US troops in Vietnam stands up to armed carjackers in Wisconsin on Memorial Day A Vietnam veteran's trip to his garden on Memorial Day almost turned deadly when he was confronted by a group of armed men who were trying to steal his car....
13:48, 05/28/2019

Opinion: Lamar Jackson is still make-or-break gamble at QB for Ravens Lamar Jackson showed plenty of promise for the Ravens as a rookie, but the QB will have to make significant strides as the starter in his second year.       ...
17:48, 06/13/2019

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17:48, 06/13/2019

Protesters and Police Clash in Memphis After Officer-Involved Shooting North Memphis, Tenn., was in chaos Wednesday night after U.S. Marshals Service officers shot and killed a 20-year-old black man, Brandon Webber, in his family’s front yard. The killing quickly rippled through the community, leading to clashes between...
17:48, 06/13/2019

Facebook's 'Blood Donation' tool aims to connect donors to banks in need On Wednesday, Facebook launched its 'Blood Donations' feature in select cities across the United States, days before World Blood Donor Day.       ...
17:48, 06/13/2019

Kid Cudi to have an excellent adventure with Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter in the new Bill & Ted What’s this? A week between Bill & Ted news instead of months or years? We’ve barely had any time to process that Bill and Ted will have daughters named Billie Logan and Thea Preston in the long-awaited sequel Bill & Ted Face The Music, and n...
17:48, 06/13/2019

Tracee Ellis Ross to star in the first of many planned Daria spin-offs It’s been a long time since we heard that MTV was planning to bring back Daria for a new generation of disaffected teens, but apparently the plan has evolved in the past year. Initially, we heard that the revival would be called Daria & Jodie and...
17:48, 06/13/2019

The Fast And Furious family are now Spy Racers in the teaser for Netflix's animated series This teaser for Netflix’s upcoming animated series Fast And Furious: Spy Racers doesn’t tell us much that we couldn’t already infer from the fact that it’s an animated series based on the Fast And Furious universe, but this is the first official reve...
17:48, 06/13/2019

Huawei's lock screens unexpectedly turn into advertisements According to Huawei users on Twitter, ads for the hotel reservation site Booking.com are popping up on the lock screen of some Huawei smartphones. As Android Police reports, the ads seem to appear on devices using the preinstalled landscape wallpaper...
18:32, 06/13/2019

Yubico recalls government-grade security keys due to bug Yubico is recalling a line of security keys used by the U.S. government due to a firmware flaw. The company issued a security advisory today that warned of an issue in YubiKey FIPS Series devices with firmware versions 4.4.2 and 4.4.4 that reduced th...
18:32, 06/13/2019

At White House, Kardashian promotes prisoner reentry effort Reality star and activist Kim Kardashian West has returned to the White House for an event promoting efforts to help those leaving prison return to the workforce...
18:32, 06/13/2019

Grandparents leave man accused of trying to kidnap 6-year-old bloodied LEBANON, Ind. (WTHR) – A Lebanon man is in jail after police say he attempted to kidnap a girl from her grandparents’ apartment. Benjamin Dillon is accused of trying to abduct a 6-year-old girl from an apartment complex near downtown Leba...
18:48, 06/13/2019

Why hasn’t the Trump campaign paid all its police security bills? WASHINGTON — “Do we love law enforcement or what?” President Donald Trump asked a cheering crowd during his “Make America Great Again” political rally Oct. 12 in Lebanon, Ohio. “Thank you, law enforcement!” the pre...
18:48, 06/13/2019

New Jersey woman, 26, found murdered at home after taking lunch break Neighbors of a New Jersey woman found murdered in her apartment Monday evening have told police they heard screams the day she died, according to a report....
18:48, 06/13/2019

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

How to Participate in Build-A-Bear's Pay Your Age Event Build-a-Bear is every little kid’s mecca, rivaling the likes of Chuck E. Cheese. Just a glimpse of the store’s sign can start a chorus of “Pleeeeease oh pleeeeeease can we go in?”...
18:48, 06/13/2019

A Bird Done a Shit Look, I’m not above laughing at crude and rude comedy. I’ve been known to enjoy, on occasion, what you might call “toilet humor.” I laughed at this, and if you’ve got a soul in your body, you will too....
19:00, 06/13/2019

Ice Age Mammoth, Camelid and Giant Wolf Fossils Found in Mexico Mammoths are among the best-known of all pre-historic animals and they have fascinated scientists and the public for generations. ...
19:16, 06/13/2019

Gods of Carthage and The Punic Power House of Baal Hammon and Tanit According to tradition, the city of Carthage was founded in 814 BC by the legendary Queen Dido. The founder of this city was originally a princess from the Phoenician city of Tyre.  ...
19:16, 06/13/2019

Cricket 19 review – exemplary sports sim steps up to the crease PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC; Big Ant Studios/Maximum GamesDelivering all the funky play any bowler or batsman could desire, this virtual leather-on-willow is the best cricket game yetGamers rarely get to hear the thwack of virtual leather on willow t...
19:32, 06/13/2019

Kim Kardashian West speaks alongside Trump to announce ride-hailing program for former inmates Kardashian West wasn’t the only woman Trump lauded — he spotted Sarah Huckabee Sanders, who recently announced she’s leaving her position at the White House, in the crowd and pulled her up to publicly thank her....
19:48, 06/13/2019

Amazon sued for recording children’s voices via Alexa Amazon was slapped with a pair of class-action lawsuits this week over its Alexa voice assistant, which is getting accused of recording and storing the voices of children without their or their parents’ consent. Both cases portray kids as vulnerable ...
20:00, 06/13/2019

BlackRock Splits Leadership Roles at European Stock-Picking Unit BlackRock is installing a new boss at its European stock-picking arm as the Wall Street behemoth looks to boost returns and assets in that part of its business....
20:00, 06/13/2019

METALS-Copper rises as supply risks mount Copper prices rose on Friday, heading for their first weekly gain in nine weeks, on concerns that supply would tighten further as unionised workers at a Codelco mine decided to strike after a labour deal fell through....
20:16, 06/13/2019

Mexican oil regulator cancels Oct auctions to pick Pemex partners Mexico's oil regulator announced on Thursday the cancellation of auctions set for October to pick joint-venture partners for national oil company Pemex in seven onshore areas....
20:16, 06/13/2019

Facebook's cryptocurrency-based payments system gets big backers -WSJ Facebook Inc has enlisted more than a dozen companies including Visa Inc, Mastercard Inc , PayPal Holdings Inc and Uber Technologies Inc to back its new cryptocurrency, the Wall Street Journal reported https://on.wsj.com/2IdYo3a on Thursday....
20:16, 06/13/2019

A Beach-Ready Pasta Recipe What happens when an Italian-American classic goes down the shore? In Philly and New Jersey, it’s called crab gravy: a briny, brawny pasta sauce of slow-cooked tomatoes and succulent shellfish....
20:16, 06/13/2019

Groundbreaking astronomer Kepler 'may have practised alchemy' Analysis of Kepler’s manuscripts finds high levels of metals used in a pseudoscience still practised in the 16th and 17th centuriesThe pioneering astronomer Johannes Kepler may have had his eyes on the heavens, but chemical analysis of his manuscript...
20:16, 06/13/2019

Abused By Protesting Doctors During Hospital Visit, Says Mamata Banerjee West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday accused the protesting junior doctors of Kolkata's SSKM Hospital of verbally abusing her during her visit....
20:32, 06/13/2019

U.S. releases video it says shows Iran's military recovering mine The U.S. military released a video late on Thursday that it said showed Iran's Revolutionary Guard (IRGC) removing an unexploded mine from the side of a Japanese-owned oil tanker, as Washington blamed Iran for attacks rattling global oil markets....
20:48, 06/13/2019

What to know about MS in children Multiple sclerosis in children can cause weakness, tremors, and muscle spasms, among other symptoms, which treatments can reduce. Learn more about multiple sclerosis in children here....
20:48, 06/13/2019

Hong Kong quiet now, but prospect of new protest looms large Calm appeared to have returned to Hong Kong after days of protests by students and human rights activists opposed to a bill that would allow suspects to be tried in mainland Chinese courts....
20:48, 06/13/2019

UN experts: More armed groups in Congo willing to surrender U.N. experts say a growing number of armed groups in Congo appear willing to surrender under the right conditions following January's inauguration of opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi as president....
20:48, 06/13/2019

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

African crime ring charged with trafficking ivory, rhino horns, heroin Four Africa-based men have been charged in Manhattan federal court with dealing more than $7 million in rhino horns and elephant ivory from the protected species, while some were allegedly dealing heroin on the side. Moazu Kromah, 49, of Liberia, who...
21:00, 06/13/2019

Greinke takes no-hitter into 7th, Diamondbacks beat Nats 5-0 WASHINGTON (AP) — Zack Greinke took a no-hitter into the seventh inning and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Washington Nationals 5-0 on Thursday night. Alex Avila and Jarrod Dyson homered for Arizona, which has won seven of eight. Greinke (8-2) pit...
21:16, 06/13/2019

Yankees slugger Stanton could return next week CHICAGO (AP) — The New York Yankees have placed Kendrys Morales on the 10-day injured list with a left calf strain. Morales is the 20th player to go on the IL this year for New York, matching its total for the entire 2018 season. The first baseman/de...
21:16, 06/13/2019

Ari Lennox on her Eurythmics namesake: Annie who? For breakout neo-soul songstress Ari Lennox, there were no “sweet dreams” involved when she came up with her stage name. In fact, the J. Cole protégée — whose tour will headline Bowery Ballroom on Wednesday — didn’t even know that a certain Annie had...
21:16, 06/13/2019

Anita Hill says ‘of course’ she would vote for Biden over Trump In a TV interview, the Clarence Thomas witness said there is no moral equivalency between the Democratic presidential candidate and the current Oval Office holder....
21:48, 06/13/2019

She's All That's Rachael Leigh Cook and Daniel Gillies To Divorce After 15 Years Rachael Leigh Cook and Daniel Gillies are splitting up after 14 years of marriage. The She's All That star and her husband made the announcement on Instagram late Thursday. In the......
21:48, 06/13/2019

Prosecutors drop criminal charges in Flint water scandal Nearly four years since the City of Flint declared a state of emergency over the state of its water -- and three years after the first criminal charges were filed against government officials -- prosecutors on Thursday dismissed all pending criminal ...
22:32, 06/13/2019

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

Exclusive - Business and pleasure: how Russian oil giant Rosneft uses its corporate jets Jets used for corporate travel by Russian state-owned oil major Rosneft flew at least 13 times to Mallorca, Ibiza, Sardinia and the Maldives when CEO Igor Sechin or people from his social circle were in the same vacation spots....
22:48, 06/13/2019

Drake showed up at Jurassic Park to watch Game 6 of the NBA Finals Rather than travel to Oracle Arena to take in the game in person, Drake chose to watch alongside the Raptors faithful in Toronto.       ...
22:48, 06/13/2019

|3insurancequestionstoaskifyouareusingdagga Since the decriminalisation of the use and private cultivation of cannabis, there has been much discussion on how it could affect a long-term insurance claim....
23:00, 06/13/2019

Google Said to Have Fired Lobbyists in Wake of Growing Public Scrutiny Google is trying to plug a surge of public scrutiny around the world by overhauling how its policy office operates, with increased emphasis on having policy staffers and top company executives alike......
23:00, 06/13/2019

Huawei has reportedly filed trademarks for its Android replacement OS The US trade ban has taken an extensive toll on Huawei, with the Chinese phone manufacturer having to swiftly find an alternative to the Android mobile operating system it currently relies on due to Google being a US company.While the company has bee...
23:32, 06/13/2019

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

Total Recall: The CNN news quiz Hitmen targeted a former Boston Red Sox slugger, a country banned single-use plastics and massive protests erupted against a proposed extradition law. What do you remember from the week that was?...
00:00, 06/14/2019

Prince Charles and Camilla don glittery masks as they host annual Animal Ball at Clarence House The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall tonight donned glittering face masks as they hosted the magnificent Animal Ball for a conservation charity....
00:16, 06/14/2019

Trump Could Retaliate if Xi Balks at Trade Meeting, Kudlow Says President Trump could take further action against China if President Xi doesn’t agree to a meeting at the Group of 20 summit in Japan this month, the White House’s top economic adviser said....
00:16, 06/14/2019

Volkswagen Plans IPO for Up to 15% of Traton Volkswagen said it will offer up to 15% of its truck unit Traton in a range of €27 ($30.5) to €33 a share, making the initial public offering worth up to €1.9 billion....
00:16, 06/14/2019

Elliott Deal Undervalues Barnes & Noble, Investor Group Says A group of investors in Barnes & Noble is speaking out against the price that hedge fund Elliott Management agreed to pay to acquire the book retailer....
00:16, 06/14/2019

The Vogue Edit: What We're Loving This Week From a life-changing cookbook and a Stranger Things-inspired analogue camera, to English roses and rally driving through rural France, here's what five Vogue editors are loving this week...
00:32, 06/14/2019

Ducati Hypermotard 950: All You Need To Know The 2019 Ducati Hypermotard 950 was launched in India with prices starting at Rs. 11.99 lakh and it gets significant updates over the outgoing model. Here's everything you need to know about the new......
00:32, 06/14/2019

Owner of Japanese oil tanker attacked in Strait of Hormuz says its crew saw Iranian naval vessel nearby TOKYO (AP) — Owner of Japanese oil tanker attacked in Strait of Hormuz says its crew saw Iranian naval vessel nearby....
00:48, 06/14/2019

Northern Hemisphere has 66% chance of persisting El Niño conditions in summer: NWS forecaster There is a 66% chance that the Northern Hemisphere will see persisting El Niño conditions in the summer of 2019, the National Weather Service's Climate Prediction Center (CPC) said in its monthly forecast on Thursday....
01:00, 06/14/2019

Green: 'Not smart' to think Warriors' run over After falling to the Raptors in the NBA Finals, Warriors stars Draymond Green and Stephen Curry expressed confidence that the team's dominant run isn't over just yet....
01:16, 06/14/2019

Uncle charged after 5-year-old shoots toddler in the head GRAY, Ga. — Authorities say a 5-year-old shot a 2-year-old sibling at a Georgia home while playing with a gun and now the children’s uncle has been charged. News outlets report the children found the gun in the home Wednesday and were playing w...
01:16, 06/14/2019

Japan Display says has not received notice about Chinese investment Apple Inc supplier Japan Display Inc on Friday said it had not received notice from a Chinese-Taiwanese consortium about a potential 80 billion yen ($740 million) investment, raising the possibility of a critical delay in much-needed cash....
01:32, 06/14/2019

Chipmakers drag European shares lower after Broadcom shock Technology shares led European shares lower on Friday after U.S. chipmaker Broadcom warned of a broad slowdown in demand due to trade tensions and the U.S. ban on Chinese tech and mobile phone company Huawei Technologies....
01:32, 06/14/2019

CRPF Commando Injured In IED Blast By Naxals Dies At AIIMS Delhi A CRPF commando, who was wounded in an IED blast by the Naxals in Jharkhand last month, succumbed to his injuries at AIIMS hospital in New Delhi, an official said on today....
01:32, 06/14/2019

Cyclone Vayu Changed Course, Has Moved To Oman: Gujarat Chief Minister Cyclone Vayu lay centred over the northeast and adjoining east central Arabian Sea at 3:30 am on Friday, stated India Meteorological Department (IMD)....
01:32, 06/14/2019

The Trans Mountain pipeline is a disaster – but Trudeau can make it right | Brian Cladoosby, Leonard Forsman, Teri Gobin and Jay Julius The pipeline poses grave risk to animals and Indigenous communities. As leaders of four sovereign tribes, we are calling on the government to say noIn February, Canada’s National Energy Board released its final report recommending approval of the Tra...
02:00, 06/14/2019

Hong Kongers Alarmed by Google Translation Gaffe Hong Kong social media lit up on Friday when protesters noticed Google's translation software was briefly churning out a rather odd suggestion during a week...
02:00, 06/14/2019

Biden in 1974: Roe v. Wade 'went too far' A 31-year-old Sen. Joe Biden expressed several drastically different policy views than those he holds presently in a 1974 interview he did with the Washingtonian....
02:00, 06/14/2019

Fallout Shelter is coming to Tesla cars, even if we're all doomed anyway Own a Tesla car? You'll soon be able to play out your fantasies of the apocalypse in Bethesda's Fallout Shelter mobile game, which is set to come to Tesla touchscreens the world over.The announcement came during a surprising panel discussio...
02:32, 06/14/2019

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

Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen dies at age 75, family says in statement released by team ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen dies at age 75, family says in statement released by team....
02:32, 06/14/2019

My life in sex: ‘I have always loved spanking women’s bottoms’ Away from spanking, I’m a light-hearted, mild-mannered chapThis morning, I visited my next-door neighbour and spanked her. Afterwards, I drove down the motorway and spanked another woman, whom I visit twice a week. Tonight, I’m having a first meeting...
03:00, 06/14/2019

Put the world on mute – absolute silence is a divine state | Hannah Jane Parkinson Lying on my back in a cyan sea, both ears underwater, I felt every problem I had could sink into the sand and bury itselfNot many people have heard of misophonia – which is ironic, because it has everything to do with hearing. It describes extreme re...
03:00, 06/14/2019

The best dresses for all ages – in pictures The perfect summer dress is not a one-size-fits-all affair. Long sleeves, maxi lengths, classic black, bold prints – we all have our go-to favourites. Accessorise with graphic sunglasses in an ice-cream shade, chunky sliders or a fun sun hat Continu...
03:00, 06/14/2019

2 years after Grenfell, experts warn of high-rise fire risk Two years after a London tower-block fire killed 72 people, campaigners say hundreds of apartment buildings remain at risk of a similar devastating blaze....
03:16, 06/14/2019

Silicon Valley Makes a Mess in the Kitchen Tech venture-capital funds are pouring money into innovative kitchen and bathroom brands like Brandless and Charlotte Tilbury, yielding a spotty track record as their focus on rapid growth often doesn’t translate well to consumer products....
03:32, 06/14/2019

The Market's Inflation Expectations Aren't Making Sense Inflation expectations implied by the price of financial assets are a key guide for central bankers and investors alike. Seeing how they have behaved of late, their credibility should be questioned....
03:48, 06/14/2019

Weakened Xi heads to meet Modi and Putin at security conference Smiling broadly as he strode into the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) summit in June 2018 alongside a group of world leaders, Chinese President Xi Jinping had never looked stronger....
04:00, 06/14/2019

Hong Kong prepares for more China extradition bill protests Hong Kong is preparing for another weekend of protests over a controversial China extradition bill -- just days after police tactics during violent demonstrations drew international condemnation....
04:00, 06/14/2019

Swiss women strike to demand equal pay Planned events include giant picnics and pram marches, culminating in demonstrationsWomen across Switzerland are walking off the job and into the streets to demand wage parity, nearly three decades after staging the country’s first nationwide strike ...
04:00, 06/14/2019

Sink Navy Warship, Get Artificial Underwater Reef: Maharashtra's Pitch Two months after the Navy decommissioned INS Ganga, an indigenous guided-missile frigate, the government of Maharashtra has officially written to the Navy Chief, Admiral Karambir Singh, asking for......
04:00, 06/14/2019

In photos: Raptors dethrone Warriors There will be no three-peat. The Golden State Warriors' two-year reign atop the NBA has ended at the hands of the Toronto Raptors, who have claimed their first title since the franchise was founded in 1995....
04:16, 06/14/2019

‘YouTube recommendations are toxic,’ says dev who worked on the algorithm Where else could you go for you daily dose of how-tos, like this oneabout draining washing machines, or 15-minute compilations of cats vomiting? This is what YouTube was made for, and it’s beautiful. At the same time, as YouTube has become the place ...
04:16, 06/14/2019

Police report shows Hacienda rape suspect’s behavior changed before victim gave birth PHOENIX (KPNX) — Phoenix police have released their report on a rape investigation at a Hacienda Healthcare facility after an incapacitated patient with intellectual disabilities gave birth in December. In May, the victim’s family filed a notic...
04:32, 06/14/2019

How the Oman tanker attack played out The attack on two tankers in a vital Gulf of Oman waterway Thursday comes at a time of heightened tensions between the United States and Iran in the oil-rich region and raises concerns of a potential conflict in the Middle East....
04:32, 06/14/2019

Analysts sound warnings on South Korea’s risks Economic deterioration and foreign-policy obstacles present tough political challenges for the president and DPK ahead of legislative elections next year – and require utmost vigilance from investors....
04:48, 06/14/2019

EU hails draft deal to boost US beef imports BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Commission says it’s reached an agreement with the United States to allow more hormone-free U.S. beef onto the European market. The commission said Friday the “in-principle” deal would allow U.S. farmers...
05:00, 06/14/2019

Turkey to retaliate against any US sanctions over S-400 deal ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s foreign minister says his country will retaliate against any possible U.S. sanctions over its deal with Russia for the purchase of the S-400 missile defense system. Defending Ankara’s purchase, Mevlut Cavuso...
05:00, 06/14/2019

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

Why Lyon is the perfect long weekend With its historic sights, winding alleyways, buzzing riverside and distinctive cuisine, Lyon is perfect for a long weekend, says Christopher Beanland...
05:00, 06/14/2019

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

U.S. blames Iran for attack on oil tankers, Tehran calls accusation alarming Iran said on Friday it was alarming and wrong of the United States to blame Tehran for attacks on two oil tankers at the entrance to the Gulf, after an incident that has raised concerns about a new confrontation in the vital oil shipping route....
05:16, 06/14/2019

7 Best Heart-Healthy Breakfast Recipes: From Oats Idli, Broccoli Chaat, Flaxseed Smoothie & More. Heart-Healthy Breakfast Recipes: A breakfast shouldn't be just a hearty, for a long life, it should also be a heart-healthy one! For that we've got a range of heart-healthy breakfast recipes for you......
05:48, 06/14/2019

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

Bluebird prices gene therapy at 1.575 mln euros over five years Bluebird bio Inc on Friday set a price for its gene therapy, Zynteglo, at 1.575 million euros ($1.78 million) over five years, after winning conditional approval in Europe this month to treat a rare genetic blood disorder....
06:16, 06/14/2019

Enanta's lung infection therapy succeeds in mid-stage trial Enanta Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Friday its treatment for a highly contagious respiratory infection met the main goal of reducing virus levels in the body and improving symptoms in patients in a mid-stage study....
06:16, 06/14/2019

US elections 2020: a simple guide to the race for the White House From the debates, to the conventions, to the electoral college, here’s everything you need to know On 3 November 2020, Americans will head to the polls and render their verdict on the Donald Trump presidency. Here’s your quick guide to what’s in stor...
06:16, 06/14/2019

Tory leadership: Boris Johnson to take part in BBC debate – live news Plus the latest on the Tory party leadership race and all the rest of the political newsBoris Johnson turns down Channel 4 but will do BBC TV debateMatt Hancock pulls out of Conservative leadership raceThen there were six: policies of remaining Tory ...
06:16, 06/14/2019

Jeremy Corbyn on Joyce's Ulysses: ‘Don’t beat yourself up if you don’t understand it' Politicians including Joe Biden, Pete Buttigieg and the Labour leader have lined up to praise the impenetrable novel. Ahead of Bloomsday, Corbyn discusses the power of Joyce’s political visionIn defiance of its reputation for being hard to finish – P...
06:16, 06/14/2019

How to eat: chocolate brownies This month, How to Eat is savouring a chocolate brownie. Is this a snack or a dessert? Does it need ice-cream? And would you pair it with tea, coffee or, erm, sauvignon blanc?Like communism, the chocolate brownie is an amazing idea undermined by disa...
06:16, 06/14/2019

‘Intentional’ fire at Brooklyn rabbi’s home leaves over a dozen injured A four-alarm fire decimated a rabbi’s Brooklyn home and spread to two others early Thursday, leaving 13 people injured — and investigators suspect the blaze was set intentionally, authorities and sources said. The three-story home on East 17th Street...
06:48, 06/14/2019

Staten Island woman is latest to mysteriously die in Dominican Republic A Staten Island woman became the latest tourist to mysteriously die in the Dominican Republic Monday during a birthday trip to the country. Leyla Cox, of New Brighton, died on June 10, just one day after celebrating her 53rd birthday, her distraught ...
06:48, 06/14/2019

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

Sprint launches Samsung Galaxy S10 5G, pre-orders get a solid $250 discount Sprint has recently lit up its 5G network in four major US cities and just a couple of weeks after the launch of the service, it adds one more phone to its fleet of 5G handsets: the Samsung Galaxy S10 5G is now available for pre-order.The Galaxy S10 ...
06:48, 06/14/2019

Sanyo Launches Nebula Series Smart TVs on Amazon, Starting Rs. 12,999 Sanyo, the Japanese consumer electronics brand, in association with Amazon India, has launched two variants of Smart LED TVs under its Nebula series....
06:48, 06/14/2019

Keanu, comebacks and a new console: the 10 biggest stories of E3 2019 Keanu Reeves lent Hollywood glamour to Cyberpunk 2077, Final Fantasy VII wowed everyone and Microsoft revealed (limited) details about Xbox One successor Project ScarlettNext to some of the games console announcements of E3s past – such as Sony’s $59...
06:48, 06/14/2019

We may be witnessing the birth of an exomoon around a distant world A planet 369 light years away appears to be surrounded by a disc of dust the like of which we’ve never seen before. It may eventually turn into rings or moons...
06:48, 06/14/2019

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

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

| Beast v Kitsie: Let battle resume! Tendai Mtawarira and Steven Kitshoff will be seeking to bank ‘Bok points’ against each other in Saturday’s critical Super Rugby derby at Newlands, writes Rob Houwing....
07:00, 06/14/2019

| Ex-Bafana star to sell Magic FC club Former Bafana Bafana striker George Dearnaley is selling his ABC Motsepe League franchise, The Magic FC‚ disillusioned with the South African third-tier....
07:00, 06/14/2019

Arsenal coach who called young official a 'little p****' should pay fine to referee fund, say charity A referees' charity today demanded an overhaul of football's disciplinary procedures after an Arsenal academy coach was fined and banned for calling a teenage female referee a "little p****"....
07:00, 06/14/2019

Activist investor drives to put Callaway Golf up for sale As golfers stormed Pebble Beach, Calif., for the US Open Thursday, the world’s largest golf club manufacturer found itself under attack by an activist investor. Barry Rosenstein’s Jana Partners unveiled a 9.2 percent stake in Callaway Golf and is urg...
07:32, 06/14/2019

Bank exec was improperly tipped off to damning memo: suit The chief executive of an embattled California bank was improperly tipped off to an internal memo about allegedly questionable money transfers into his personal checking account — by the head of the company’s compliance department, according to explo...
07:32, 06/14/2019

City On A Hill struggles to transcend the clichés of the Boston crime genre Three years ago, Seth Meyers skewered the proliferation of Beantown crime thrillers with a fake trailer for Boston Accent that nailed the tropes established in films like The Departed and The Town. That should have been a clear signal that future suc...
07:48, 06/14/2019

U.S. Industrial Production Rebounded in May U.S. industrial production rose in May, a sign of strength in the sector after a spate of weak readings this year. Capacity utilization, which reflects how much industries are producing compared with what they could potentially produce, also increase...
07:48, 06/14/2019

See a Design of the Harriet Tubman $20 Bill That Mnuchin Delayed A previously unreleased design concept made by the Bureau of Engraving and Printing in late 2016 reveals what a Harriet Tubman $20 bill might look like....
07:48, 06/14/2019

New York Will No Longer Allow Vaccine Exemptions for Religious Reasons Amid Ongoing Measles Outbreaks New York lawmakers voted on Thursday to repeal vaccine exemptions for religious reasons in school-age children as the state continues to battle ongoing measles outbreaks.Read more......
07:48, 06/14/2019

Founder of K-pop label YG resigns amid drugs and sex scandals Yang Hyun-suk, founder of South Korea's YG Entertainment which manages top K-pop performers, stepped down on Friday from his duties as chief producer, in the aftermath of drug and sex scandals involving his artists....
07:48, 06/14/2019

|FinancegroupSAAhiredforR15bnloanhadaccesstoconfidentialbriefings,inquiryhears The judicial inquiry into state capture has heard that BnP Capital, the little known firm which SAA contracted in mid-2016 for a R15bn loan, was privy to confidential briefings about the state of the airline's finances....
07:48, 06/14/2019

|EFFtoknownextweekwhetheritcanappealManueldefamationruling The South Gauteng High Court will rule on Tuesday whether the Economic Freedom Fighters will be granted leave to appeal an earlier defamation ruling in its case against former Finance Minister Trevor Manuel....
07:48, 06/14/2019

Valve's Auto Chess Game Is Called Dota Underlords, Open Beta Next Week A few weeks ago, Valve announced that it’d be making its own version of the massively popular Dota 2 mod Auto Chess. Today, it revealed that it’s called Dota Underlords, and it’ll go into open beta in “approximately” one week. And if you’ve purchased...
08:00, 06/14/2019

How to create a simple RSS feed reader on iOS 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 has announced that Shortcuts, a powerful automation app for the iPhone and iPad, will come pre-installed o...
08:16, 06/14/2019

Blame Utilities for Wildfires. But Blame Everyone Else Too California is built to burn—explosively. Given we can’t depopulate the entire state, what has made the wildfire problem so bad, and how do we fix it?...
08:16, 06/14/2019

Air Force diverted $66M from projects for chemical cleanup costs The U.S. Air Force diverted more than $66 million to cover the cleanup costs of harmful "forever chemicals" in the water supply, according to an analysis by the Department of Defense....
08:16, 06/14/2019

Giancarlo Stanton and Aaron Judge’s returns are on horizon CHICAGO — Considering how many injuries the Yankees have suffered and the number of setbacks their players have incurred while working back to the big leagues, it is never safe to say anyone is a lock to return from the injured list on an exact date....
08:16, 06/14/2019

What Todd Zeile feared most subbing for Ron Darling These are the quiet times for Todd Zeile. Zeile sits in SNY’s World Trade Center studio watching the first game of the Subway Series doubleheader on Tuesday in the green room. “Looks like that one’s leaving the yard,” he remarks offhanded as Gio Ursh...
08:16, 06/14/2019

Mexico says no unlimited asylum, Trump confirms safe third country plan Mexico has not accepted that the United States send it an unlimited number of asylum seekers, Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said, ahead of meetings with U.S. officials on Friday to determine the expansion of a controversial program....
08:16, 06/14/2019

Investigators to identify MH17 suspects: Dutch broadcasters Investigators will next week announce criminal proceedings against suspects in the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 five years ago, allegedly by pro-Russian separatists, two leading Dutch broadcasters reported on Friday....
08:16, 06/14/2019

Trump says ready to hold talks with Iran despite tanker attacks U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he was ready to launch talks with Iran whenever it was ready, even as he blamed Tehran for attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman....
08:16, 06/14/2019

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

New York state ends vaccine religious exemption New York eliminated the religious exemption to vaccine requirements for schoolchildren Thursday. Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed the measure minutes after the final vote. Hundreds of parents of unvaccinated children protested at New York's Capitol. (Ju...
08:32, 06/14/2019

Catholic Bishops Vow to Hold Themselves Accountable for Sexual Abuse and Cover-Ups The United States’ Catholic bishops enacted a new system meant to help restore faith in the church. But some worried about “bishops policing bishops.”...
08:48, 06/14/2019

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

Target’s same-day deliveries might break my Amazon Prime addiction Enlarge (credit: Shipt) On Thursday, Target unveiled a new same-day ordering feature on its website. For just $9.99, customers can get items delivered to their door in a couple of hours. I gave the service a try on Thursday, and I loved it. It was ...
08:48, 06/14/2019

Huawei delays its first 5G phone Mate X until September The foldable phone will miss its June release date as it awaits further software testing, but it will still launch this year at a staggering price.Read More...
09:00, 06/14/2019

Qualcomm’s Dean Brenner explains 5G spectrum and the ‘game changer’ DSS With spectrum a major topic in the 5G era, we spoke with Qualcomm senior VP of Spectrum Strategy and Technology Policy Dean Brenner on the challenges ahead.Read More...
09:00, 06/14/2019

Huawei's $1 billion patent demand from Verizon is not ransom money (results) image: XinhuaIn light of the revelations that Huawei's patent licensing chief has sent a letter to Verizon asking for a cool $1 billion in exchange for granting access to the company's 4G/5G network and other patents, we asked you who's in the right....
09:00, 06/14/2019

The Week in Tech: Big Trouble With Trustbusters and China The tech industry is caught in the middle of escalating trade tensions with China. And at home, regulators are getting serious about cracking down on Big Tech....
09:00, 06/14/2019

The Londoner: Michael Gove biographer says book was nothing personal Owen Bennett says he didn't have an axe to grind / Samantha Cameron reveals her admiration for Angela Merkel / Tom Watson's rude awakening at Glastonbury / TeamSaj's lonely hearts...
09:00, 06/14/2019

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

White House physicist sought aid of rightwing thinktank to challenge climate science William Happer contacted Heartland Institute, one of the most prominent groups to dispute that fossil fuels cause global heatingA member of the Trump administration’s National Security Council has sought help from advisers of a conservative thinktank...
09:16, 06/14/2019

NOAA: 260 dolphins dead on Gulf Coast, triple usual number NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Authorities say more than 260 dolphins have stranded across the U.S. Gulf Coast since Feb. 1, triple the usual number. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration scientists say it’s too early to know the cause but they&#...
09:16, 06/14/2019

Indiana teen killed while dad tries to meet online buyer GARY, Ind. (AP) — Police say an Indiana teenager was fatally shot while accompanying his father to sell an Xbox to an online buyer. Gary police Commander Jack Hamady says the 16-year-old Merrillville boy was in a car when he was shot Wednesday in Gar...
09:16, 06/14/2019

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

Serb leader urges Trump to bring Kosovo back to negotiating BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia’s leader is urging U.S. President Donald Trump to put pressure on Kosovo to return to negotiations amid a months-long deadlock. EU-mediated status talks between Serbia and its ex-province have been stalled since l...
09:16, 06/14/2019

Train crashes into truck in Tennessee; driver killed GERMANTOWN, Tenn. (AP) — A train in Tennessee collided with a truck crossing the tracks, killing the truck driver. Germantown Police Captain Mike Fisher says the Thursday afternoon collision caused 14 of 30 train cars to derail, with many of the cars...
09:16, 06/14/2019

Noted dog breeder owns kennels where dogs found in squalor KINGSWOOD, N.J. (AP) — A former Westminster Dog Show winning breeder who co-owns a kennel where nearly 200 dogs were reportedly living in squalor says the kennel had fallen on hard times and began to have an “overflow” of the animals. Mar...
09:16, 06/14/2019

New Oregon lab, seed certification bring standards to hemp AURORA, Ore. (AP) — A global hemp research lab in Oregon is part of a larger movement to bring the standardization to hemp that traditional crops like corn and cotton enjoy. It’s a critical step toward accountability and consistency in an indus...
09:16, 06/14/2019

Film Director Cannot Divorce Wife Over Affair, Rules Court A cheating husband cannot divorce his wife despite having a years-long affair, a South Korean court ruled Friday, insisting only the injured party in a marriage could initiate a legal separation....
09:16, 06/14/2019

Julian Assange Extradition Hearing Set For February 2020 By UK Judge A British judge on Friday scheduled a full extradition hearing to begin in February next year for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is wanted in the United States on espionage charges....
09:16, 06/14/2019

Four candidates at top of Trump's list to replace Sarah Sanders: source U.S. President Donald Trump has four leading candidates under consideration to replace outgoing White House press secretary Sarah Sanders, a Trump confidant said on Friday....
09:32, 06/14/2019

Warriors' future uncertain following Finals loss, injuries to Klay Thompson, Kevin Durant The serious injuries to Kevin Durant and Klay Thompson, combined with uncertainty in free agency, raises considerable issues for Golden State.       ...
09:32, 06/14/2019

Dominican baseball players 'embarrassed' over David Ortiz shooting: 'It's an international shame' Major League Baseball players from the Dominican Republic feel “embarrassed” by the shooting that wounded David Ortiz at a Santo Domingo bar over the weekend, Eduardo Nunez said Wednesday....
09:32, 06/14/2019

Toronto Raptors executive Masai Ujiri reportedly involved in sideline altercation with sheriff's deputy Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri was reportedly involved in a courtside altercation with a California sheriff’s deputy after the team defeated the Golden State Warriors in Game on Thursday night....
09:32, 06/14/2019

Calipari signs $86 million, 10-year extension with Kentucky Kentucky coach John Calipari has signed a 10-year contract extension through 2029 worth $86 million that includes an option in the sixth year to step down and become a special assistant to the athletic director or university representative...
09:32, 06/14/2019

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

In More Than Enough, Elaine Welteroth Discusses the Double-Edged Sword of #SucceedingWhileBlack Behind every black woman’s success story is generally a well-developed talent for code-switching and at least one person (often, far more than one) who questions her right to succeed. As Elaine Welteroth recounts in her new memoir, More Than Enough, ...
10:00, 06/14/2019

Bugs in a popular hospital pump may let attackers alter drug dosages Healthcare security firm CyberMDX has discovered two bugs affecting a popular infusion pump, allowing hijackers to remotely access and control it. Homeland Security has disclosed the vulnerabilities in the Alaris Gateway Workstation, a hospital pump....
10:00, 06/14/2019

Honda reveals more details about its adorable EV Honda unveiled its new electric car, the tiny and adorable Honda E, earlier this year, but details have been few and far between. It's slowly drip-fed features including side cameras instead of mirrors and a faux-wood paneled dashboard, but now ...
10:00, 06/14/2019

Chewy CEO says the online pet retailer isn't thinking about selling CBD Pet owners are increasingly using CBD to treat their animals, but Chewy CEO Sumit Singh says the retailer isn't thinking about selling it just yet....
10:16, 06/14/2019

Pima County asks residents to take flood-prone areas survey TUCSON – Pima County Regional Flood Control District is asking for your input ahead of Monsoon 2019. They developed an online survey asking residents to share their knowledge of the flood-prone areas they live and work in and travel through. RELATED:...
10:16, 06/14/2019

Tucson VA holds medical support assistant job fair Friday TUCSON –The Tucson VA Medical Center is hosting a Medical Support Assistant job fair Friday. The fair will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., in the R.E. Lindsey Auditorium, building 4 at 3601 S. Sixth Avenue. Applicants are encouraged to take resumes, suppo...
10:16, 06/14/2019

The Fiver | It’s a miracle Argentina have made it to France 2019 at all Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!It’s not often England face Argentina in a match as heavy favourites, but in Le Havre Phil Neville’s side are being backed to give the Albicelestes the kind of drubbing the not so brave boys of 86 an...
10:16, 06/14/2019

Emerging Markets Cut Rates Amid Expectations of Looser Fed Policy Central banks in emerging markets around the world are cutting interest rates, with Russia the latest example, as expectations of easier money in the U.S. gives developing markets the room to stimulate their economies....
10:16, 06/14/2019

Police say Extinction Rebellion Heathrow drone protest activists could face life in jail Police have issued their strongest warning yet to Extinction Rebellion activists, saying they could face life in jail ahead of a potential drone protest at Heathrow Airport next week....
10:48, 06/14/2019

DealBook Briefing: Is It Time to Worry About Oil Again? Attacks yesterday on two oil carriers in the Gulf of Oman have stoked fears about tensions between the U.S. and Iran. Petroleum prices could keep climbing....
10:48, 06/14/2019

Why Salesforce decided to open source its Lightning Web Components framework Salesforce's Ryan Schellack spoke with TechRepublic about the company's announcement to open source its Lightning Web Components framework and build a community of developers around its platforms....
10:48, 06/14/2019

Baby boy, cut from Chicago mother's womb as she was killed, dies, family says Yovanny Jadiel Lopez died Friday after being on life support for more than a month. His mother, Marlen Ochoa-Lopez, was killed in April, police say.        ...
11:00, 06/14/2019

Trump says he hasn’t decided who will replace Sarah Huckabee Sanders Don’t plan on seeing The Mooch behind the White House press room lectern anytime soon. President Trump on Friday said he has not decided who will replace Sarah Huckabee Sanders – whom he called a “warrior” — as press secretary. But when asked i...
11:00, 06/14/2019

Florida man tricks suspected burglar into thinking iPhone was gun until cops arrived A Miami homeowner was able to get a suspected car burglar to lie down on the ground with his hands behind his back by holding his iPhone like a gun on the man until police arrived....
11:00, 06/14/2019

Celebrating arrests, but still pushing for change, protesters rally in Algeria Tens of thousands of protesters gathered in the Algerian capital for the 17th consecutive Friday, demanding the removal of the ruling elite and prosecution of former officials linked to former President Abdelaziz Bouteflika....
11:00, 06/14/2019

Goldman CEO David Solomon to DJ at Tomorrowland music festival Goldman Sachs honcho David Solomon has scored a slot to DJ at Tomorrowland — a decadent European dance-music festival known for its undulating throngs of naked, sweaty, drug-fueled revelers. Solomon — who took the CEO job at Goldman last October from...
11:16, 06/14/2019

Border Patrol Kept Teen Mother and Her Premature Baby in Cages Here’s another heartbreaking story about the inhumane conditions currently being faced by immigrants on the U.S.-Mexico border. Like the rest, it is not for the faint of heart....
11:32, 06/14/2019

10 Big Investment Mistakes You Should Avoid Delaying investments is one of the biggest and most common financial mistakes one can make. Majority of people don't start investing in their early age which can result in lower accumulation of......
11:48, 06/14/2019

Brazil's Supreme Court criminalizes homophobia and transphobia The new ruling would legally protect the country's LGBT community, which has among the highest rates of violent deaths in the world.        ...
11:48, 06/14/2019

Visa, Uber, and PayPal Are Reportedly Backing Facebook's Cryptocurrency After months of rumors, it appears a Facebook cryptocurrency is imminent. Reports last week said its planned launch is slated for June 18, and now it appears that the cryptocurrency, Libra, has some legit backers, according to the Wall Street Journal...
12:32, 06/14/2019

How to Make Any Smartphone More Accessible and Easier to Use We’re not all blessed with 20/20 vision, super-sharp hearing and the dexterity to easily operate a touchscreen—and even for those of us who are, it’s unlikely to last. Whether you’re adapting a phone for yourself or a friend or family member, these a...
12:32, 06/14/2019

Girelli treble helps Italy thrash Jamaica to reach last 16 "Italy\u0027s Cristiana Girelli bagged a hat-trick and substitute Aurora Galli struck twice as they thrashed Jamaica 5-0 to qualify for the last 16 of the women’s World Cup on Friday."...
12:32, 06/14/2019

Fitbit price cut at Walmart: save on the Fitbit Versa, Charge 2 and Alta HR Summer is officially here, and if you're looking for an affordable smartwatch deal, then you've come to the right place. Walmart has slashed the price on the popular Fitbit Versa down to $179.95. That's a $20 discount and the lowest pr...
12:48, 06/14/2019

Edge may be coming to Linux During a recent AMA (Ask Me Anything) on Reddit, the Microsoft Edge Developer team answered user's questions about its browser and even offered some details on upcoming features.However, the biggest takeaway from the Q&A session was the fact tha...
12:48, 06/14/2019

Nintendo E3 2019: every game shown, teased and played at the show Nintendo had a very strong showing at E3 2019 – somehow without even being at the expo. Thanks to its hugely popular Nintendo Direct livestreams, the house of Mario has managed to continue gripping gamers and gaming press alike with its joyful...
12:48, 06/14/2019

New leak may confirm the most controversial part of Apple’s iPhone 11 redesign There are so many exciting new smartphones set to be released in the coming months. The Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy Note 10 Pro are both due in August, Samsung’s horrible Galaxy Fold may also launch soon with a slightly less horrible design, the ...
12:48, 06/14/2019

What Is the Hatch Act and How Did Kellyanne Conway Violate It? Yesterday afternoon, the Office of Special Counsel advised that President Trump fire Kellyanne Conway, counselor to the president, after several violations of the Hatch Act. This law limits the abilities of any federal employee to engage in political...
12:48, 06/14/2019

The Best Birding Apps to ID and Track Your Bird Sightings iOS and Android: Bird watching sounds like the perfect opportunity to put down your phone and experience nature, but phone apps can be a big help in identifying birds and recording your sightings. The blog BirdWatchingBuzz has named the five best bir...
12:48, 06/14/2019

Deadspin Oakland’s Past Is Brighter Than The Warriors’ Future | Jezebel A Valedictorian Gave the Spe Deadspin Oakland’s Past Is Brighter Than The Warriors’ Future | Jezebel A Valedictorian Gave the Speech We All Wrote in Our Heads Every Shitty Day of High School | Splinter If Uber Wants It, It’s Bad | The Glow Up ‘None of My Favorite Artists Are Hum...
12:48, 06/14/2019

Trump International Hotel in Washington, DC, May Lose Its Liquor License For ethics committees and folks that care about collusion, the Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C., just a stone’s throw from the White House, has always been a source of contention....
13:00, 06/14/2019

The Overachiever's Guide to Summer Vacationing Make sure it doesn’t pass you by in a blur with this guide to indelible food adventures, standout style and trips you’ll remember wistfully come fall....
14:00, 06/14/2019

Where is Alteryx heading in the cloud transformation? Like longtime partner Tableau, Alteryx has enjoyed strong loyalty with its self-service culture. But with cloud giants looming in its backyard and the ambitions of its user base to add machine learning to their resumes, the company is facing generati...
14:00, 06/14/2019

Salesforce talks about its Einstein Analytics product for financial services and new tools to combat AI bias Salesforce's Allison Witherspoon spoke with TechRepublic about the new industry-specific Einstein Analytics products and the new Trailhead modules designed to help developers tackle bias in AI....
14:00, 06/14/2019

Infamous Australian cult leader, known for brainwashing children, dead at 98 Australian cult leader Anne Hamilton-Byrne, who was known for brainwashing and drugging children she adopted in the 1970s and 80s, has died. She was 98....
14:16, 06/14/2019

PSA to assemble batteries for hybrid, electric cars in Slovakia French carmaker PSA, owner of the Peugeot, Citroen and DS brands, will start assembling batteries for its hybrid and electric cars at its plant in Trnava, Slovakia, and later at its plant in Vigo, Spain....
14:32, 06/14/2019

Vietnam's First Car Brand Is a Hodgepodge of Opel and BMW Parts Vietnam is out to prove you can have communism and cars. There’s the very first Vietnam Grand Prix coming up next year, but first, the country is launching VinFast, its very own car brand with styling by Pininfarina....
14:32, 06/14/2019

1,200 Miles in the 2019 Ford Ranger: What I Learned The 2019 Ford Ranger may technically be new, but it’s actually based on a platform that’s been around since 2011. Yet it’s still a rock-solid offering that makes up for its lack of soul with sheer competence in every area that matters to mid-size tru...
14:32, 06/14/2019

David Coon tries and fails at declaring emergency debate on Glyphosate as N.B. Legislature rises Glyphosate has been classified as a probable carcinogenic by the World Health Organization and the spraying of the herbicide has been banned in neighboring Quebec....
14:32, 06/14/2019

City rolls out plan to tackle invasive species and temporarily preserve Winnipeg’s ash trees The city will be proactively removing infected trees, as well injecting ash trees with insecticides which can kill the ash-borer larvae inside the trunks....
14:32, 06/14/2019

It's Time For A National Conversation About Drake's Horny Watch One thing that can be said about Drake that cannot be said about a disconcertingly large number of other famous people is that it is clear why he is famous. He has done actual things—performed some hugely popular songs about how disappointed he is in...
14:48, 06/14/2019

If You Think About It, The 76ers Might As Well Have Won The NBA Title Whew! What an NBA Finals that was. The Warriors and Raptors played six incredibly entertaining games, and a team winning its first NBA title by vanquishing the Warriors dynasty makes it all extra memorable. For once, Toronto’s streets are swarmed by ...
14:48, 06/14/2019

High school grads die after being struck by lightning in park Two high school graduates are dead after reportedly being struck by lightning Thursday in a Pennsylvania park. Brendan McGwon, 18, and Kaitlyn Rosensteel, 18, were fishing at Mammoth Park Lake in Mount Pleasant Township at around 4 p.m when witnesses...
14:48, 06/14/2019

Remains of 7-year-old suspected illegal immigrant found in Arizona desert The body of a 7-year-old Indian girl was found in a remote desert area of Arizona on Wednesday — the same day border agents say they were told human smugglers helped five Indian illegal immigrants cross into the U.S. Border Patrol agents with t...
14:48, 06/14/2019

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

Taylor puts England in World Cup last 16 with game to spare LE HAVRE, France (AP) — Jodie Taylor scored her first international goal in 14 months to send England into the second round of the Women’s World Cup on Friday in a 1-0 victory over Argentina. The Argentines, who scored their first ever World Cu...
14:48, 06/14/2019

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

Breaks in the perfect symmetry of the universe could be a window into completely new physics The bible of particle physics is dying for an upgrade. And physicists may have just the thing: Some particles and forces might look in the mirror and not recognize themselves. That, in itself, would send the so-called Standard Model into a tailspin....
14:48, 06/14/2019

In Sprint, T-Mobile Merger Talks, Power Shifts to a Familiar Agitator Dish Network is leading the race to scoop up assets that the Justice Department forces Sprint and T-Mobile to divest of to save their $26 billion deal....
15:00, 06/14/2019

E3 2019 killed CG reveal videos The E3 trade show is still a great place to get excited about new, upcoming games. But it's a little bit harder to get hyped up for CG trailers.Read More...
15:16, 06/14/2019

Family Files $10 Million Lawsuit Against City of Phoenix After Police Allegedly Assault, Threaten to Shoot Family A family is suing the City of Phoenix for $10 million after police officers were caught on video using what the family believes is excessive force....
15:16, 06/14/2019

Global stocks dip as Fed meeting looms, oil climbs on geopolitical fears U.S. stocks ended nominally lower on Friday as investors awaited next week's Federal Reserve meeting for signs of imminent easing, while the U.S.-Iran confrontation in the Gulf of Oman added to geopolitical uncertainty, sending oil prices higher....
15:16, 06/14/2019

Jesse Watters: Democratic debate lineups put Elizabeth Warren in unique spot Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., appears to be the only top-tier Democratic candidate featured on the first of the two-night debates, according to Jesse Watters....
15:48, 06/14/2019

GM says Warriors' outlook on Klay, KD unaffected General manager Bob Myers says the Warriors are going to do everything in their power to re-sign Klay Thompson and Kevin Durant, despite their injuries....
16:00, 06/14/2019

2,000 air force personnel from 4 nations join Red Flag-Alaska exercises Red Flag-Alaska, an exercise involving 2,000 personnel, 85 aircraft and the air forces of four Pacific Rim countries, is underway, the U.S. Air Force announced....
16:00, 06/14/2019

Air Force tests hypersonic weapon aboard B-52 for first time The U.S. Air Force ran the first test of a hypersonic weapon on a B-52H Stratofortress, flying a sensor-only prototype of the AGM-183A to gather environmental and aircraft handling data for development....
16:00, 06/14/2019

Apollo in talks to finance Dish Network bid for T-Mobile, Sprint assets - sources Private equity group Apollo Global Management is in talks with satellite TV provider Dish Network to finance a bid for wireless assets that will be divested in the proposed merger between T-Mobile and Sprint Corp, according to two people familiar wit...
16:00, 06/14/2019

“I Hit It With Everything I Could” – Dad Describes Fighting Shark To Save Daughter A North Carolina teen who lost her leg in a June 2nd spoke publicly about her ordeal for the first time Friday. Paige Winter wants the world to know the shark may have taken her leg, it didn’t take her determination or spirit. “I’m ...
16:00, 06/14/2019

Five convicted for brutally stabbing Bronx teen to death NEW YORK (WNBC) – After a weeks-long trial filled with emotional testimonies, chilling revelations and graphic photos, the jury reached a verdict in the Lesandro “Junior” Guzman-Feliz murder trial. All five defendants were found guilty of murde...
16:00, 06/14/2019

World War II bomb discovered in Berlin A World War II bomb has been found near the German capital's famous Alexanderplatz. Authorities have said the detonator of the 100-kilogram behemoth was still intact....
16:16, 06/14/2019

Blood donation: Everything you've ever needed to know Can cigarette smokers donate blood? Am I going to pass out? Can I drink booze afterwards? Should I eat beforehand? Am I old enough? Here's everything you ever wanted to know about blood donation on World Blood Donor Day....
16:16, 06/14/2019

Here are three reasons why a Fed rate cut won't save Wall Street Senior economists from both political parties say a rate cut may not work that smoothly even if the Fed says yes. And that poses risks to America's decade-long recovery as the 2020 presidential election draws nearer....
16:16, 06/14/2019

NASA reminds everyone it still needs another $30 billion for Trump’s Moon mission So, NASA wants to go back to the Moon. It’s wanted to do it for a while now and has been slowly piecing together how such a trip might happen, but that was before the current administration ordered NASA to get boots on the moon by 2024 or else....
16:16, 06/14/2019

How much money do rich families spend to get their kids into college? A CNBC survey of America’s millionaire population found that, on average, they spent less than $1,000 to increase their child’s college entrance odds.       ...
16:16, 06/14/2019

These noise-canceling headphones are better than Bose—and they're on sale right now The Sony WH-1000XM3 noise-canceling headphones actually outperformed the popular Bose QuietComfort 35 IIs, and they're on sale for their best price yet on Drop.com       ...
16:16, 06/14/2019

Congress Leader Says Delhi Incharge PC Chacko "Misbehaved" With Him A section of Congress leaders has demanded the replacement of All India Congress Committee in-charge PC Chacko over the party's poor election performance in Delhi....
16:32, 06/14/2019

Buyers Of Two-Wheelers In Madhya Pradesh Will Have To Purchase 2 Helmets Buyers of two-wheelers in Madhya Pradesh will have to purchase two helmets and show the receipt to the Transport Department to get their vehicle registered....
16:32, 06/14/2019

Sarbananda Sonowal Meets Amit Shah, Discusses Situation In Assam Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Friday met Home Minister Amit Shah and Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and discussed with them various issues concerning the state....
16:32, 06/14/2019

India Lodges Protest With Pak Over Refusal To Grant Visa To 87 Pilgrims India has lodged a strong protest with Pakistan over its refusal to grant visa to 87 Indian pilgrims who wanted to visit the neighbouring country to observe the death anniversary of fifth Sikh Guru......
16:32, 06/14/2019

What is a Google Chromebook? You’re probably on here because you’re asking yourself, “What is a Google Chromebook?” You’ve probably seen the term Chromebook thrown around on the internet, and you might be wondering what exactly they are, and ho...
16:32, 06/14/2019

Women's World Cup: USA four-goal favorite over Chile; other good bets The United States Women's National Team is a four-goal favorite over Chile at the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup after scoring 13 goal against Thailand....
16:32, 06/14/2019

High-Speed Traders Back Exchanges in Fight With SEC Three big high-speed trading firms asked a federal court to halt a SEC initiative that would limit the rebates that stock exchanges pay to attract investors’ orders....
16:32, 06/14/2019

Samsung may be prepping a high-end tablet to compete with the iPad Pro A lot of the coverage that’s been devoted to Samsung lately has to do with its smartphone business, and particularly its experimentation in that arena. We’re referring to things like the Galaxy Fold, which was supposed to herald a new era...
16:48, 06/14/2019

Woman ‘horrified’ by gym’s body-shaming promo email to former customers Talk about gym-timidation. One woman was left “horrified” to receive a body-shaming promotional email from a Connecticut location of Anytime Fitness gym. The offensive note urged former customers to “pinch” and “grab” any R...
16:48, 06/14/2019

Woman who suffered 13 miscarriages in 10 years celebrates ‘miracle’ baby A woman who suffered 13 miscarriages in 10 years finally had her miracle baby after taking steroids to strengthen her womb. Laura Worsley, 35, lost every baby she conceived, with many pregnancies lasting just a few weeks. But she never gave up hope o...
16:48, 06/14/2019

Texas wins a slice of tech giant Google's $13B expansion in US Google is adding a $600 million data center in a Dallas suburb, one of three projects announced this week as the search-engine giant undertakes a $13 billion expansion in the U.S....
16:48, 06/14/2019

WHO panel decides not to declare international Ebola emergency A World Health Organization panel decided on Friday not to declare an international emergency over Congo's Ebola outbreak despite its spread to Uganda this week, concluding such a declaration could cause too much economic harm....
17:00, 06/14/2019

Beto O'Rourke backs slavery reparations in South Carolina campaign stop Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke kicked off a campaign swing through South Carolina on Friday by pledging support for reparations for descendants of slaves and addressing climate change at a town hall with members of the Gullah Ge...
17:16, 06/14/2019

Mnuchin on solid ground in withholding Trump tax returns: Justice Department U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin did not violate the law by refusing to provide President Donald Trump's tax returns to Congress because the confidentiality of returns is protected under the law, the Justice Department said in a legal opinion r...
17:16, 06/14/2019

Review: Men in Black: International is a solid addition to the popular franchise Enlarge / Chris Hemsworth and Tessa Thompson join forces as Agent H and Agent M to ward off an alien attack in Men in Black: International. (credit: YouTube/Sony Pictures) A pair of shapeshifting aliens with electrifying powers and mad breakdancing...
17:16, 06/14/2019

Rallying: Sordo leads as Ogier retires in Sardinia Spain's Dani Sordo led after the first leg of the Rally of Italy in Sardinia for Hyundai on Friday while Citroen's championship leader Sebastien Ogier hit a rock and retired....
18:00, 06/14/2019

Golf: Rose fights off challenges to stay top at U.S. Open Birdies were harder to come by at the U.S. Open on Friday but a rock steady Justin Rose had enough of them to take a two-shot clubhouse lead midway through the second round at a chilly Pebble Beach Golf Links....
18:00, 06/14/2019

NYC allocates $250K to help low-income women obtain abortions The city has secured $250,000 to pay for abortion services for low-income women who do not have access to safe and affordable health care, lawmakers said on Friday. The one-time allocation of funds from the City Council will be given to the New York ...
18:16, 06/14/2019

Cuomo signs rent law overhaul, toughening tenant protections ALBANY – State lawmakers and Gov. Andrew Cuomo approved the biggest overhaul of New York’s rent laws in a generation, offering New York City tenants new protections against rent hikes and evictions and putting the powerful real estate lobby on the de...
18:16, 06/14/2019

So many people are pulling out of Dominican Republic trips after mystery deaths New Yorkers are getting cold feet when it comes to vacationing in the Dominican Republic — in light of a growing number of tourist deaths there, travel agents told The Post Friday. Several clients — including a couple with a destination w...
18:16, 06/14/2019

All-Mobile Student Ticketing Process Returns for 2019-20 Kroger Field – UK Athletics LEXINGTON, Ky. – After a successful implementation last year, student tickets for Kentucky football and men’s basketball games will once again be fully mobile in 2019-20. The student ticketing process was developed b...
18:32, 06/14/2019

Police: Suspect killed, 3 arrested after gun store burglary ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) — Authorities say police responding to a burglary at a Maryland gun store killed one suspect and arrested three others. Montgomery County police also said in a news release Friday that one officer is on administrative leave pendin...
18:32, 06/14/2019

No crying foul: Hogs put 2018 flub behind them on way to CWS OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Arkansas was so close to winning its first national championship in baseball last year that Casey Martin, from his position at third base, started seeing the celebratory dogpile in his mind’s eye. Oregon State was batting in ...
18:32, 06/14/2019

Adafruit Just Made It Really Easy to Build Your Own GameBoy There have been countless Raspberry Pi builds over the years that have sought to cram the little boards into a handheld device. Yet nearly every single one required not just a basic grasp of coding, but also an understanding of soldering and sometime...
19:00, 06/14/2019

Dish Network boss eyes creating 4th mobile carrier Talks to create a No. 4 US wireless carrier are quickly picking up steam — and Charlie Ergen is poised to run the prospective telecom colossus. The maverick telecom tycoon who controls Dish Network has lined up roughly $10 billion in financing to cre...
19:16, 06/14/2019

Saudi-led coalition in Yemen strikes Houthi positions in Sanaa: Saudi state TV The Saudi-led coalition in Yemen has targeted military positions in the Houthi-controlled capital Sanaa, including air-defense systems, Saudi state TV said on Saturday....
19:32, 06/14/2019

Trump says 'Iran did do it,' as U.S. seeks support on Gulf oil tanker attacks The United States on Friday blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers at the entrance to the Gulf and said it was seeking international consensus about the threat to shipping, despite Tehran denying involvement in the explosions at sea....
19:32, 06/14/2019

Chris Brown and Ammika Harris Expecting First Child Together Congratulations are in order for Chris Brown! The rapper is expecting his second child with Ammika Harris, according to multiple reports. Their current relationship status is unclear, but......
19:48, 06/14/2019

A Change of Scenery, a Commitment to Service and a Social Media Cleanse: Inside Selena Gomez's Year of Rebuilding Selena Gomez needed a change. While she's been a bit omnipresent as of late, sitting down for a handful of interviews to promote her new movie The Dead Don't Die, out in theaters......
19:48, 06/14/2019

Mena Massoud wasn't Disney's first choice to star in 'Aladdin' "Aladdin" star Mena Massoud may not have been Disney's first choice to play the charming "street rat" in Guy Ritchie's live-action remake -- but he's making the most of it. (June 14)        ...
20:00, 06/14/2019

'Men in Black: International' burning questions: Where the heck is Will Smith? With "Men In Black: International" opening Friday and starring Chris Hemsworth, fans have questions. Like, where are Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones?        ...
20:16, 06/14/2019

Justice Department stands by Mnuchin withholding Trump’s tax returns The department argues there was a plan to make the president’s tax returns public, which means the request was not to carry out a legitimate legislative function....
20:48, 06/14/2019

Sources: Pats drop grievance as Texans move on The Houston Texans will no longer pursue New England Patriots director of player personnel Nick Caserio for their general manager position, the team announced Friday....
21:00, 06/14/2019

| WATCH: Trump doubles down on accepting foreign 'dirt' on political opponents US President Donald Trump has defended saying he saw nothing wrong with receiving dirt on a political rival from a foreign government, even as his own Republicans joined a fierce backlash against the comments....
21:32, 06/14/2019

Verizon's fiber network connects NBA arenas for 1080p broadcasts Verizon (Engadget's parent company) plans to connect all NBA arenas to a high-speed fiber network for better HD broadcast support. When the network is up and running in the second half of 2020, the league will be able to broadcast games from eve...
22:16, 06/14/2019

Pay Me What You Owe Me: DC to Trump on $7 Million Unpaid Inauguration Bill Ahead of Planned July 4th Bash Donald Trump is planning what he almost assuredly believes will be a huuuge Fourth of July rally speech in front of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C....
22:16, 06/14/2019

'What Are We Saying?': Billy Porter Calls Out the Misogyny in Fearing a Man Wearing a Dress “As artists, we get to be a part of changing,” Billy Porter told the women of The View on Friday morning. “With me, the clothes have a statement; the clothes mean something, I want to open up conversations.”...
22:16, 06/14/2019

Southwest passenger 'bombarded by inappropriate photos' from stranger on her flight Here's a good reason for iPhone users to disable AirDrop while on planes: A Texas woman forgot and another passenger sent her unsolicited nude photos.       ...
22:16, 06/14/2019

Plum scores 19, Aces cruise to 100-65 win over Liberty LAS VEGAS (AP) — Kelsey Plum scored a season-high 19 points on 8-for-11 shooting and the Las Vegas Aces never trailed in a 100-65 win over the New York Liberty on Friday night. Kayla McBride had 18 points, Liz Cambage scored 17 and A’ja Wilson ...
22:48, 06/14/2019

Garver’s homer backs Gibson in Twins’ 2-0 win over Royals MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Stepping into the batter’s box in the eighth inning, Mitch Garver was thinking home run. So were his teammates, with four players in the dugout predicting Garver would hit one. Garver knew he had to step out and reset. His te...
22:48, 06/14/2019

Scherzer strikes out 10, Nationals beat Arizona 7-3 WASHINGTON (AP) — Max Scherzer struck out 10 in seven innings, Anthony Rendon and Howie Kendrick homered and the Washington Nationals defeated the Arizona Diamondbacks 7-3 on Friday night. Scherzer (5-5) leads the National League with 136 strikeouts....
22:48, 06/14/2019

Coutinho leads Brazil to opening win in Copa America SAO PAULO (AP) — Philippe Coutinho helped Brazil overcome the absence of Neymar by scoring twice in Brazil’s 3-0 win over Bolivia in the opening match of the Copa America on Friday. Coutinho converted a penalty kick awarded by video review in t...
22:48, 06/14/2019

Cleveland’s Bauers hits for cycle at Detroit DETROIT (AP) — Cleveland’s Jake Bauers has hit for the cycle against Detroit. Bauers doubled in the second inning, then singled and tripled during the Indians’ eight-run fourth. He added a two-run homer in the eighth that went an estimate...
22:48, 06/14/2019

Exiled Turkish journalist Can Dundar reunited with family in Germany after 3 years Can Dundar has been reunited with his family in Berlin after his wife managed to flee Turkey. The well-known journalist has been in living in exile in Germany since 2016....
23:00, 06/14/2019

Southern EU leaders criticize migrant rescue ships Leaders southern EU states tried to develop a common political and economic stance ahead of an EU summit. Migration was one issue topping the agenda with a call for rescue ships to give way to the Libyan coast guard....
23:00, 06/14/2019

Kellen Winslow headed to second rape trial in September, will remain in jail The first rape trial of former NFL tight end Kellen Winslow ended in a mistrial on eight charges and a conviction on three. New trial starts Sept. 30.       ...
23:00, 06/14/2019

Women In Switzerland Launch Massive Protest Against Pay Gap Several hundred thousand purple-clad protesters blowing whistles, banging pots and pans and brandishing feminist slogans filled the streets of Swiss towns and cities on Friday, as women across the......
23:00, 06/14/2019

Attack On Oil Tankers Has Iran "Written All Over It", Says Trump US President Donald Trump declared Friday that a mysterious attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman had Iran "written all over it," rejecting Tehran's denial that it had any involvement....
23:00, 06/14/2019

Sudan Opposition Chief Demands Unbiased Probe On Protest Crackdown Sudan's veteran opposition leader Sadiq al-Mahdi called on Friday for an "objective" international investigation into last week's deadly crackdown on protesters, after the ruling military council......
23:00, 06/14/2019

How long is acid detectable in the body? Acid, or LSD, is a drug that can cause hallucinations and feelings of euphoria. In this article, learn how long these effects last and how long the drug stays in the human body....
23:00, 06/14/2019

What is the difference between veganism and vegetarianism? Vegetarians and vegans do not eat meat and fish. While many vegetarians choose to consume eggs and dairy products, vegans do not consume these animal byproducts. Strict vegans also avoid other products that come from animals, such as honey, leather g...
23:00, 06/14/2019

What to know about steroids and MS Treatment options for multiple sclerosis (MS) flares include steroids. These can help reduce symptoms such as visual disturbances and weakness. Their effectiveness is relatively high. Learn more about steroids for MS here....
23:00, 06/14/2019

How to treat razor bumps Razor bumps can develop when a person shaves and the hair gets trapped beneath the skin. In this article, learn about how to get rid of razor bumps and prevent future ones from forming....
23:00, 06/14/2019

Hong Kong may pause controversial extradition bill after mass protests Hong Kong's leader is expected to make an announcement Saturday on the future of a controversial China extradition bill, in an apparent bid to quell further unrest and mass demonstrations throughout the semi-autonomous Chinese city....
00:00, 06/15/2019

'My father's estate was a complete mess – he left no will' How one daughter dealt with the complex financial aftermath of her parent’s deathCan any of us be prepared for the death of a parent? Dealing with the shock and pain of grief, and then having to manage all the different financial aspects in a level-h...
01:00, 06/15/2019

| Facing measles outbreaks, New York bans religious vaccination exemptions Confronted with both serious measles outbreaks and a growing anti-vaccine movement, New York lawmakers voted Thursday to ban religious exemptions that would allow parents to circumvent school-mandated vaccination....
01:00, 06/15/2019

Archaeology Uncovering the Great Forgetting For 13 days in October of 1962, our civilization was poised on the edge of nuclear destruction. American president John F. Kennedy and Soviet premier Nikita Khrushchev engaged in a faceoff.  ...
01:00, 06/15/2019

Bill Maher scolds 'social justice warriors' over Oberlin lawsuit: 'There's a price to pay' "Real Time" host Bill Maher on Friday's show slammed the "social justice warriors" at Ohio's Oberlin College, a school recently ordered to pay $44 million to resolve a libel dispute stemming from a shoplifting incident at a nearby bakery....
01:16, 06/15/2019