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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....

Texas wins a slice of tech giant Google's $13B expansion in US

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Virginia 85, Texas Tech 77 | Overtime: One Year Later, Virginia Finds Redemption and Wins the N.C.A.A. Title The Cavaliers completed a yearlong march to redemption after ending the 2018 season as the first No. 1 seed to lose to a No. 16 in the men’s tournament....
10:16, 04/28/2019

Why Elliott's Latest Target is a Tech Giant SAP, the technology giant whose software helps companies become more efficient, itself wants to become more efficient. Investors can be comforted by the watchful eye of an activist in their ranks....
08:32, 05/02/2019

Facebook Co-Founder Calls for Breakup of Tech Giant In an opinion essay in the New York Times, Chris Hughes, who helped Mark Zuckerberg create the company that eventually became Facebook, calls for the social-media giant to be broken up....
12:16, 05/09/2019

TikTok owner ByteDance is a $75 billion Chinese tech giant — here's what you need to know about it ByteDance owns viral social media apps like TikTok and news aggregators like Toutiao in China. It's now looking to expand its reach into new areas like smartphones....
18:32, 05/29/2019

Alphabet Investors Search for Clues Inside Tech Giant Google parent Alphabet is scheduled to announce earnings after the market closes. Even if this isn’t the quarter when Google finally discloses YouTube’s financials, expect to hear more about this division than the legacy search business....
03:32, 04/29/2019

Organizer of #GoogleWalkout quits alleging retaliation by the tech giant One of the lead organizers of #GoogleWalkout, the internal employee rebellion that's been causing a headache for the tech giant since last year and led to 20,000-plus employees walking out in protest, has resigned after alleging the company retaliate...
16:32, 06/10/2019

Huawei claims Chinese spy law doesn’t apply to tech giant Chinese telecommunications companies are not subject to a controversial law mandating companies provide “assistance” to the communist regime’s spy agencies, a top Huawei executive said Monday....
17:16, 06/10/2019

Tech giant Lenovo says it's 'well-prepared' if the US slaps more tariffs on China President Donald Trump has threatened tariffs on another $300 billion worth of Chinese goods — but Chinese PC-maker Lenovo is prepared to shift its production if that happens, says its CFO Wai Ming....
20:16, 05/23/2019

Huawei executive goes viral as Chinese rally to tech giant’s defense Among Weibo’s trending topics Wednesday was John Suffolk, Huawei’s global cyber-security chief, who parried parliamentarians’ questions this week about whether Huawei posed a security threat....
10:32, 06/12/2019

'Facebook is already too big and too powerful': Senate to dig into Libra, the tech giant's new crypto project (FB) The US Senate Banking Committee plans to hold a hearing on Facebook's newly-announced Libra cryptocurrency project on July 16th, Reuters reports. On Tuesday, Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH), the ranking member of the committee, responded to the announc...
17:48, 06/19/2019

Chinese Tech Giant Huawei Hints That U.S. Pressure Is Hurting Sales (SHANGHAI) — Chinese tech giant Huawei said Tuesday it would have become the world’s number one smartphone maker by year’s end if it were not for “unexpected” circumstances — a hint that pressure from the U.S. may ...
03:48, 06/11/2019

Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg pushes back on calls for breakup of tech giant Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg said recent calls for the tech giant to be broken up won't address the issues that have prompted a backlash against Big Tech. ...
13:32, 05/19/2019

THE FUTURE OF APPLE: The road ahead for the tech giant is services, not iPhones (AAPL) Business Insider Intelligence Apple is at a tipping point. The tech giant’s fiscal Q1 2019 represented the first time in more than a decade the company saw declines in both revenue and profit during a holiday season.See the rest of the story at...
21:16, 05/24/2019

ARM supply halt deals fresh blow to Chinese tech giant Huawei British chip designer ARM halted relations with Huawei to comply with a U.S. blockade of the company, potentially crippling the Chinese telecom company's ability to make new chips for its future smartphones....
00:00, 05/23/2019

Huawei executive becomes unlikely social media star as Chinese rally to tech giant’s defense Among Weibo’s trending topics Wednesday, alongside a South Korean pop idol and a difficult-to-summarize story involving two frogs, was John Suffolk, Huawei’s global cyber-security chief, who parried parliamentarians’ questions this week about whether...
16:00, 06/12/2019

Kavanaugh sides with liberal justices against Apple, deals blow to tech giant in App Store challenge Justice Brett Kavanaugh sided with the liberal wing of the Supreme Court on Monday, penning an opinion against Apple that ruled the tech company can be sued over high prices in their App Store....
10:32, 05/13/2019

Na wins by four in Texas to claim third PGA victory Kevin Na figured it was time to add his name to the wall of champions at Colonial Country Club and, making birdies early and late, made the thought come true with a four-stroke victory over Tony Finau in the Charles Schwab Challenge in Texas on Sunda...
02:00, 05/27/2019

Retailers face a choice: Stop selling semiautomatic weapons or lose access to a tech giant’s software The change in policy by Salesforce shows how a company that is mostly unknown to the general public is trying to influence what U.S. retailers sell and alter the dynamics of a charged social issue....
09:48, 05/30/2019

Google Says Huawei Ban Threatens US National Security by Forcing Chinese Tech Giant to Create Insecure OS: Report Google is warning the U.S. government that its ban on Chinese tech giant Huawei actually puts America’s national security at risk by forcing Huawei to produce an insecure operating system that could be exploited by bad actors, both governments and l...
11:16, 06/07/2019

Google, Intel, and Qualcomm to Stop Supplying Huawei After Trump Regime Blacklists Chinese Tech Giant Several major tech hardware companies will no longer supply Chinese tech giant Huawei with the parts it needs to manufacture smartphones and other electronics, according to a new report from Bloomberg.Read more......
06:32, 05/20/2019

Michigan makes CWS finals with 15-3 win over Texas Tech OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Michigan scored in all but one inning against a struggling Texas Tech pitching staff and beat the Red Raiders 15-3 on Friday to continue its improbable postseason run. Next stop: College World Series finals. Jimmy Kerr homered twic...
19:16, 06/21/2019

Texas Tech’s 4-1 CWS win sends FSU’s Martin into retirement OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Brian Klein hit the tiebreaking home run for Texas Tech, and the Red Raiders beat Florida State 4-1 at the College World Series on Wednesday night to close the 40-year coaching career of NCAA all-time wins leader Mike Martin. Klein...
21:16, 06/19/2019

Michigan beats Texas Tech 5-3 in its 1st CWS game since 1984 OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Jimmy Kerr’s first triple in two years helped Michigan build an early lead, Karl Kauffmann pitched seven strong innings and the Wolverines opened their first College World Series appearance since 1984 with a 5-3 win over Texa...
16:00, 06/15/2019

For Texas Tech Fans, N.C.A.A. Men’s Final Is Emotional Ride After the Red Raiders lost to Virginia, many who had shared the ride were looking ahead. “We’re going to get it done by the time I graduate,” one freshman said....
10:16, 04/28/2019

Five Errors Haunt No. 17 Kentucky in Loss to No. 21 Texas Tech LUBBOCK, Texas – In an uncharacteristic defensive performance, the No. 17 Kentucky softball team committed a season-high five costly errors in a 7-5 loss to No. 21 Texas Tech on Saturday at Rocky Johnson Field. The five defensive miscues by the Wildc...
18:48, 05/04/2019

Texas 8th-grader wins National Geographic contest WASHINGTON (AP) — Nihar Janga, an eighth-grader from Austin, Texas, with an already impressive array of awards, has taken top honors in the 31st annual National Geographic GeoBee, an elite test of geographic knowledge. Janga triumphed Wednesday durin...
20:32, 05/22/2019

Louisville, Texas Tech win their NCAA super regional openers Louisville and Texas Tech moved a step closer to the College World Series after winning their openers in the NCAA super regionals Friday. Game 2s in the best-of-three series are Saturday. Atlantic Coast Conference pitcher of the year Reid Detmers hel...
18:00, 06/07/2019

Texas Tech blanks Dallas Baptist 3-0 for regional sweep LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Bryce Bonnin allowed three hits in seven innings, Cameron Warren hit a three-run homer in the first inning and Texas Tech advanced as host of a Super Regional with a 3-0 victory over Dallas Baptist on Sunday night. Warren’...
20:16, 06/02/2019

Michigan upsets top seed UCLA; Texas Tech, Louisville win Karl Kauffmann’s second straight dominant postseason start helped put Michigan on the cusp of its first College World Series in 35 years and No. 1 national seed UCLA on the brink of elimination from the NCAA Tournament. The Colorado RockiesR...
22:16, 06/07/2019

Oklahoma State’s wild 6-5 win over Texas Tech forces Game 3 LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Noah Sifrit raced home on a wild pitch in the bottom of the ninth inning and Oklahoma State beat Texas Tech 6-5 on Saturday night to force a deciding Game 3 in the NCAA Super Regional. After Sifrit led off the ninth by drawing a...
20:48, 06/08/2019

Mannix immediately eligible at Texas Tech with NCAA waiver WR Mannix will be able to play next season for Texas Tech after NCAA waiver that made Nevada transfer immediately eligible        ...
13:32, 05/05/2019

Texas Tech tops West Virginia 10-3, stays alive in Big 12 OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Brian Klein and Cameron Warren each had two hits to help top-seeded Texas Tech defeat West Virginia 10-3 on Saturday in the Big 12 Tournament semifinal round. The teams will meet again later Saturday, with the winner advancing to...
12:48, 05/25/2019

Texas A&M Hurdler Wins SEC Title With A Daring Diving Finish Texas A&M hurdler Infinite Tucker was losing his grip on the lead of the 400-meter hurdles at the 2019 SEC Track & Field Championships. As he and the rest of his competitors finished the final two hurdles, Tucker and his teammate, Robert Gran...
00:32, 05/13/2019

Michigan takes down Texas Tech 5-3 in College World Series opener Michigan, which was swept by Texas Tech in March, plays loose, confident and aggressively to win College World Series opener.       ...
19:32, 06/15/2019

Holt leads Texas Tech past Kansas in Big 12 elimination game OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Gabe Holt’s two-run homer in the seventh inning helped Texas Tech defeat Kansas 7-5 in a Big 12 Tournament elimination game on Friday. The top-seeded Red Raiders (38-16) will need to beat No. 4 seed West Virginia twice on S...
18:16, 05/24/2019

Texas Tech beats Dallas Baptist 3-2, makes final of regional LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Cameron Warren hit a two-run homer early, reliever Taylor Floyd pitched out of trouble twice during four-plus hitless innings and Texas Tech advanced to the championship of its home regional with a 3-2 win over Dallas Baptist on...
18:32, 06/01/2019

Manoah’s pitching leads West Virginia past Texas Tech OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Alek Manoah’s dominance helped fourth-seeded West Virginia beat top-seeded Texas Tech 5-1 in the Big 12 Tournament on Thursday night. Manoah, the Big 12 Pitcher of the Year, gave up one run on four hits and struck out 10 in...
19:32, 05/23/2019

Tim Cook disputes claim Apple is a monopoly but says tech giant 'should be scrutinized' During an interview with CBS News, Apple CEO Tim Cook disputed claims his company is a monopoly, but said the tech giant "should be scrutinized."        ...
09:16, 06/04/2019

Jung hits 13th home run, Texas Tech beats Oklahoma State 8-6 LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Josh Jung hit the first pitch of the seventh inning over the center field wall and Texas Tech held off Oklahoma State 8-6 on Friday in the opening game of the Lubbock super regional. Jung, who was drafted No. 8 overall by the Te...
18:00, 06/07/2019

Fassi wins NCAA women's title; Texas grabs top seed Arkansas senior Maria Fassi won the NCAA title on her home course and gave the Razorbacks a shot at the team title as one of eight teams that advanced to match play        ...
20:00, 05/20/2019

LGBT groups and tech companies warn that a Texas bill could cost the state billions The LGBTQ community and major employers say a bill passed by the Texas Senate is a license to discriminate, giving professionals the right to turn away people based on religious beliefs. Amazon, Dell, Apple and Facebook urged Texas to drop the bill....
10:00, 04/28/2019

Michigan stomps Texas Tech to reach championship round of College World Series After a 15-3 drubbing of Texas Tech, the Michigan Wolverines are headed to the College World Series finals, two wins from a baseball championship.       ...
18:32, 06/21/2019

High-tech sex toy for women wins back a rescinded award ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — A trade group has reinstated an award to the makers of a robotic sex toy for women that it had taken away four months ago for not keeping with its image. The Consumer Technology Association on Wednesday restored the Consumer Ele...
07:32, 05/09/2019

Kliff Kingsbury monitored players via fake social media accounts during time at Texas Tech In 2016, Kliff Kingsbury admitted to monitoring his Texas Tech players via fake social media accounts, often using "cute girls" as avatars.       ...
23:00, 06/14/2019

Florida Tech wins its first women’s golf national title in last match before the team is eliminated Florida Tech wins the NCAA Division II Women's Golf Championship after being told in February that the team would be dissolved next year.        ...
23:32, 05/18/2019

Amazon close to swallowing slice of Deliveroo Amazon, the internet retailing behemoth, is in talks to invest hundreds of millions of pounds in the British food delivery app Deliveroo, giving it a huge boost in its international battle with rival Uber Eats. ...
15:16, 05/16/2019

Dems plan slice-and-dice strategy to pressure McConnell House Democrats can’t get Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to hold a vote on their biggest legislative accomplishment.So they’re going to pass it all over again.House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) is eyeing a new strategy that would tak...
16:16, 05/16/2019

Fly me to the moon: Germany eyes slice of lucrative space market BERLIN Reuters) - Facing tough competition from China, the United States and even tiny Luxembourg, Germany is racing to draft new laws and attract private investment to secure a slice of an emerging space market that could be worth $1 trillion a year...
09:48, 04/28/2019

Why there is no accounting for a large slice of luck in the Premier League | Greg Wood Football data shows that chance plays a significant, possibly decisive, role in one match in sixBack in the late 1990s a bookmaking firm came up with an interesting new game to keep the customers in its betting shops amused while they were waiting fo...
05:00, 05/25/2019

Durie's brilliant 1983 run: Beating Austin with a slice forehand, pride despite defeat "Eurosport expert Jo Durie remembers her run to the semi-finals of the French Open in 1983, where she beat Tracy Austin before losing to Mima Jausovec in the last four."...
10:48, 06/07/2019

Harley-Davidson fights for a bigger slice of India's huge motorcycle market Harley-Davidson is trying to expand its international presence to offset a declining market at home. Big opportunity lies in India, the world's largest motorcycle market. But 95 percent of Indian customers can't afford a Harley....
06:00, 06/04/2019

Sienna Miller finally grabs a role worthy of her talents in the slice-of-life drama American Woman Sienna Miller has spent much of her career embodying the “other woman” (Live By Night, Layer Cake) and put-upon wives (American Sniper, Foxcatcher, The Lost City Of Z). And she plays both in American Woman, a new drama from director Jake Scott and wr...
14:16, 06/12/2019

Body of Texas police chief Chris Reed who fell overboard from fishing boat found near Texas City Dike The body of Kemah Police Chief Chris Reed, who had been missing since Friday, was found Sunday near the Texas City Dike, the U.S. Coast Guard said.        ...
15:00, 06/09/2019

‘We Haven’t Invested in Humanity.’ Will.i.am, Tech Execs Discuss Tech Optimism and Anxieties Rapper, producer and technology entrepreneur will.i.am doesn’t shy away from hard truths when it comes to Silicon Valley. “The investment that society has put in AI (artificial intelligence) surpasses the investment for HI, which is human...
16:32, 05/01/2019

Top Tech Conferences: The ultimate B2B tech events and show guide for 2019 For information about adding your event to this list and featured listing opportunities please contact mike.moore@futurenet.com.Love it or loathe it, events and conferences are often where wheelers and dealers in the world of technology meet to decid...
03:00, 04/29/2019

Low-tech learning and why it's highly sought after by high-tech parents The Waldorf teaching philosophy is used at more than 1,000 institutions in 91 countries, including 136 schools in the U.S. Technology isn't used at all through 8th grade, and is scarce even in high school. CNBC gets an inside look at what it is ...
19:48, 06/08/2019

Tech We’re Using: Tech Is Changing New York, but Not How He Reports on the City J. David Goodman, a metro reporter, has chronicled the Google and Amazon invasions. But the most effective technology for reporting on the city is still coffee....
08:00, 05/01/2019

Tech We’re Using: Sliding Backward on Tech? There Are Benefits Pamela Paul, editor of The New York Times Book Review, decided to downgrade her tech two years ago. It has worked out, with paper and DVDs instead of the latest apps and gizmos....
10:16, 04/28/2019

Fed's Clarida: 'We'll Act as Appropriate to Sustain Expansion' Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Richard Clarida said the central bank stands ready to lower interest rates if necessary but added that the broad outlook for the U.S. economy remains positive....
08:16, 06/21/2019

GM weighs $1B plant expansion in Missouri General Motors is considering a $1 billion investment at its Missouri assembly plant where it builds large vans and midsize pickup trucks, state officials said....
03:48, 05/03/2019

The Roadblocks to European Fintech Expansion “The US market is vast. There are a lot of consumers in the US that use outdated technologies, and from that perspective we see huge potential here [in the US],” announced Nicolas Kopp, US CEO of N26, during a panel at Netguru’s Dis...
16:16, 05/21/2019

Ten cities ask EU for help to fight Airbnb expansion Cities say short-term holiday lettings market is contributing to soaring long-term rents for local peopleTen European cities have demanded more help from the EU in their battle against Airbnb and other holiday rental websites, which they argue are lo...
07:32, 06/20/2019

The Sims 4’s next expansion is Island Living The Sims 4 Island Living is introducing a number of major new features when it launches later this month. These include entering the water from land.Read More...
20:32, 06/08/2019

Coinbase doubles down on expansion, now available in 103 countries Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has just announced that it now offers trading in over 100 countries, after adding support for a further 50 countries. It’s also doubling down on its stablecoin, making it available in 85 countries. In an announcement ...
08:16, 05/14/2019

John Romero's unofficial 'Doom' expansion is available now If you'd like your Doom sequels more traditional than Doom Eternal, your fix is at hand. Series co-creator John Romero has released his unofficial (and significantly delayed) fifth episode for the original game, Sigil. The pack includes nine s...
20:48, 06/01/2019

Why FCA’s U.S. expansion creates conflicting reactions in Canada While Canadian suppliers are expected to benefit from FCA's recently announced investments in Michigan, concerns about Brampton heightened after the automaker cut a shift in Windsor and rival GM said it would end vehicle assembly Oshawa....
11:00, 05/16/2019

Esports organization Fnatic raises $19 mln for big expansion Fnatic, the London-based global esports team owner, has raised $19 million in new funding and restructured its leadership as it plans a major expansion, the company said on Wednesday....
23:32, 04/30/2019

Hyatt CEO doubling down on China expansion despite tariffs Hyatt Hotels CEO Mark Hoplamazian speaks with CNBC's Seema Mody's at the NYU Hospitality Investment Conference in New York, where he discussed Chinese tourism in the U.S., the labor force, and the threat of tariffs on the hotel industry....
18:16, 06/03/2019

After Record-Long Expansion, Here's What Could Knock the Economy Off Course The U.S. economy has reached a 10-year milestone, and experts see the growth continuing. But looming risks include trade wars, interest-rate mistakes and the ballooning budget deficit....
17:16, 06/03/2019

Expansion at London Heathrow will clear out many homes London's Heathrow Airport is adding a third runway that will be operational in a few years, but the project is causing a stir because it requires builders to raze hundreds of homes....
09:32, 06/18/2019

Fed's Kashkari: Monetary Policy Has Been Too Tight During Expansion Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari reiterated Thursday his view that the U.S. central bank raised rates too early in the expansion and has caused inflation to be lower than it might have been....
10:48, 05/16/2019

Heathrow expansion could stop other UK airports developing None of Britain's other airports will be able to have major expansions in the coming decades if Heathrow gets its third runway, the government's adviser has warned....
01:16, 06/25/2019

Melania Trump to announce expansion of ‘Be Best’ initiative WASHINGTON (AP) — Melania Trump is celebrating the anniversary of her ‘Be Best’ children’s initiative by announcing plans to expand it. Tuesday marks one year since the first lady launched her signature initiative with its focus on ...
07:48, 05/07/2019

Monster Hunter World Iceborne expansion: What we know so far The Monster Hunter World Iceborne expansion really wants you to use the slinger. Adds new custom mods to boot.        ...
13:16, 05/10/2019

Heathrow third runway expansion plans revealed Plans unveiled to lower M25 and reroute rivers as campaigners warn of environmental impactThe scale of the disruption from Heathrow airport’s expansion project has been revealed with the publication of detailed plans to lower the M25 for the third ru...
03:32, 06/18/2019

Brompton seeks new chair for expansion ride Britain’s biggest folding bicycle-maker is hunting a heavyweight chairman to take the saddle as it seeks to double in size during the next five years....
05:32, 05/13/2019

Fed's Clarida: US slowing, but expansion will 'almost certainly' break record The U.S. is economy likely slowing from its strong rate of growth in 2018, with "important international risks" clouding the outlook, Federal Reserve vice chairman Richard Clarida said on Thursday....
09:16, 04/28/2019

'Forza Horizon 4' gets a Lego expansion this week Forza Horizon 4 is getting more playful with the upcoming Lego Speed Champions, which launches this week. Revealed during Microsoft's E3 press conference, the expansion adds a variety of Lego vehicles, but also lets you drive normal cars on bloc...
16:00, 06/09/2019

Forza Horizon 4 Gets A Lego Expansion This Week Apparently, the Forza Horizon team is creating expansion packs by reaching directly into my mind and rummaging around for a bit. The Lego Speed Champions expansion for Forza Horizon 4 assembles on June 13....
16:48, 06/09/2019

The economic expansion is poised to be the longest ever. Will it die or get a second wind? The 10-year-old economic expansion will become the longest in U.S. history in July. Will it die of old age or get a second wind?       ...
04:32, 06/16/2019

Heathrow Airport reveals expansion masterplan London's Heathrow Airport has released a new "masterplan" for its much-anticipated expansion, which will see a third runway open by 2026, making it one of the busiest airports in the world....
10:16, 06/18/2019

Has MLS expansion come at the expense of the league's established teams? The league is spreading its reach across North America. But some believe MLS and its owners have forgotten about clubs who helped build the league in the first placeThe routine is well practised by now. The great and good of the North American soccer...
02:48, 05/14/2019

GM to discuss $1B plant expansion with Mo. governor, report says GM officials are meeting Thursday with Missouri Gov. Mike Parson to discuss incentives for a $1 billion investment at the company's Wentzville factory that assembles large vans and midsize pickups, according to a local media report....
09:16, 05/02/2019

The Latest Sims 4 Expansion Is Fascinating, But Not Because Of Mermaids There are a lot of things I like about Island Living, today’s new Sims 4 expansion. Almost none of them are the new mechanics that come with the pack....
19:32, 06/21/2019

Medicaid expansion is a failure: Lots of spending, little benefit Researchers from MIT and Harvard recently released a report concluding that Obamacare had a "clearly positive effect on access to and consumption of health care." Nearly 16 million people gained coverage through Medicaid expansion while just over 11 ...
01:00, 06/21/2019

Rangers already keeping eye on 2021 Seattle expansion draft We’re moving beyond the dipping-your-toes-into-the-water phase of the NHL offseason. It begins to get serious with the crowning of the Stanley Cup champion. This season becomes last season. Next year becomes this year. And then of course, there is 20...
20:32, 06/12/2019

Wisconsin Republicans to vote on killing Medicaid expansion MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Republicans are preparing to scrap expanding Medicaid, legalizing medical marijuana, raising the minimum wage and a host of other priorities of Democratic Gov. Tony Evers. The vote Thursday in the Legislature’s bu...
00:16, 05/09/2019

Esports organization Fnatic raises $19 million for big expansion Fnatic, the London-based global esports team owner, has raised $19 million in new funding and restructured its leadership as it plans a major expansion, the company said on Wednesday....
00:48, 05/01/2019

Forza Horizon 4’s Lego Expansion Is Gleefully Absurd Lego is awesome. Driving the super realistic vehicles of Forza Horizon 4 is awesome. Driving the super realistic vehicles of Forza Horizon 4 through a brick-dotted landscape in the game’s Lego Speed Champions expansion increases the awesomeness expon...
08:00, 06/14/2019

Lotus plots expansion to include more sports cars and SUV Group CEO voices ambition for a wide range of world-class cars following substantial cash injection from Geely Lotus is plotting an extensive overhaul of its product line-up, according to Group Lotus CEO Feng Qingfeng.  Feng, who also holds the role...
06:00, 05/17/2019

CORRECTED-Esports organization Fnatic raises $19 mln for big expansion Fnatic, the London-based global esports team owner, has raised $19 million in new funding and restructured its leadership as it plans a major expansion, the company said on Wednesday....
03:16, 05/01/2019

No expansion yet of U.S.-Mexico asylum program after Trump deal U.S.-bound asylum seekers are not yet being sent back to additional Mexican border towns to await processing after a deal on Friday called for the program to be immediately extended to the whole border, three Mexican officials said....
20:48, 06/09/2019

Destiny 2 will be free-to-play and on Steam with next expansion in September Destiny 2 is getting a free-to-play version, and it’s shifting over to Steam, Bungie announced alongside the revelation of a new expansion (and cross-save functionality, to boot).That expansion is called Shadowkeep and is set on the moon, feat...
04:16, 06/07/2019

Canada approves contentious expansion of crude oil pipeline Canada has once again approved a contentious pipeline expansion that would allow the nation to diversify oil markets. The new pipeline has drawn criticism from environmental groups who fear spills....
23:48, 06/18/2019

Vice Media Parts With 2 Top Editors, After Layoffs and Before an Expansion Under the company’s new digital leader, Katie Drummond, Vice.com’s editor in chief and managing editor are leaving, with Erika Allen, formerly of Vice Magazine, arriving to replace them....
13:48, 06/04/2019

Europe Pushes for Commercial Drone Expansion, Possibly Using AI Aviation industry and regulators are eager to significantly expand commercial drone operations in coming years, including harnessing artificial intelligence for air-traffic control....
11:16, 06/21/2019

Tesla to issue more than $2 billion in debt to fund expansion Tesla launched issues of new shares and debt worth more than $2 billion Thursday, with chief executive Elon Musk pitching in $10 million as the electric car maker gave in to Wall Street pressure to bolster its cash reserves. Analysts have been predic...
11:00, 05/02/2019

Preparing For Final Fantasy XIV’s Upcoming Expansion Has Killed Me Final Fantasy XIV’s next expansion, Shadowbringers, is available for early access next Friday. In the short time left from now to then, I’ve been furiously sprinting to level characters and blaze through story content so that I can have everything pe...
12:00, 06/18/2019

Heathrow brushes off fears Johnson could block expansion Heathrow has brushed off the potential threat of a Boris Johnson premiership to its expansion plans as it kicked off a consultation over the £14bn scheme....
10:48, 06/18/2019

Qatar will host next two Club World Cups before expansion FIFA has awarded Qatar hosting rights for the next two editions of the Club World Cup before the seven-team tournament is expanded in 2021, soccer's governing body announced on Monday following its council meeting in Paris....
10:48, 06/03/2019

Trans Mountain oil pipeline expansion may start in September Construction to expand the Trans Mountain oil pipeline could begin in September, assuming the next regulatory steps go smoothly, the project's chief executive said on Wednesday....
15:16, 06/19/2019

Trans Mountain pipeline expansion decision deadline is here The federal government is widely expected to approve the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion Tuesday — but even with a Yes vote, construction is likely weeks, if not months, away....
10:00, 06/18/2019

London Heathrow Airport reveals expansion 'masterplan' London's Heathrow Airport has released a new "masterplan" for its much-anticipated expansion, which will see a third runway open by 2026, making it one of the busiest airports in the world....
09:32, 06/18/2019

'Destiny 2’ is now free-to-play, including its year-one expansion Big changes are coming to Destiny 2. With today's announcement of Destiny 2: Shadowkeep, developer Bungie has a new way to deliver content to its players. When the major expansion lands on on September 17th, the core game will go free-to-play, s...
17:00, 06/06/2019

Destiny 2 Leak Reveals Shadowkeep Expansion, Set On The Moon A spanking hot new leak has revealed the next Destiny 2 expansion, and it’s set in the place from which wizards come. Shadowkeep, which will take Destiny players back to the moon, will go live this fall....
10:16, 06/04/2019

FCC plans broadband expansion to over 100,000 rural homes and businesses The Federal Communications Commission announced today that it will expand broadband internet services to more than 106,000 rural homes and businesses across 43 states. Nine states -- Arkansas, Arizona, Montana, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Mexico, Sou...
12:16, 04/29/2019

Vistara Leases Six Planes From BOC Aviation For Local Expansion Vistara said it plans to lease four Boeing Co 737-800 aircraft which will be delivered in May and two Airbus A320neo planes that are scheduled for delivery later this year....
05:48, 05/24/2019

EVE Online's Latest Expansion Brings An Alien Invasion Alien forces have invaded EVE Online, and players across the galaxy are banding together to resist them. In the latest free expansion to EVE, a lost race of humans known as Triglavians have breached the walls of reality and are pouring out of the Aby...
14:32, 05/29/2019

Hitman 2’s first expansion unleashes Agent 47 on Wall Street Hitman 2 is getting more content with a new mission and destination in its first Expasion Pack. Agent 47 is heading to Wall Street to deliver justice.Read More...
15:16, 06/24/2019

Taco Bell Plans Expansion in India With 600 New Locations Taco Bell plans to build 600 restaurant locations in India in the next 10 years and enter into new international markets as the Mexican-inspired fast-food chain continues its global expansion....
08:32, 05/23/2019

UPDATE 3-Barrick pursues expansion despite $1.5 bln in planned asset sales Barrick Gold Corp , the world's second-largest gold producer, said on Wednesday it is still open to new investments, even as it plans to shed $1.5 billion of less productive mines....
11:00, 05/08/2019

Canada Reapproves Contentious Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion (TORONTO) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has once again approved the contentious Trans Mountain pipeline expansion that would nearly triple the flow of oil from the Alberta oil sands to the Pacific Coast. The approval Tuesday comes 10...
01:16, 06/19/2019

That expected Social Security shortfall won't stand in the way of expansion, advocates say As the annual trustees report warns of impending trouble if Congress doesn't act, advocates hope lawmakers take action to both strengthen the program's finances and expand its benefits....
11:16, 04/28/2019

Canada approves a pipeline expansion the day after declaring a ‘climate emergency’ Caught between environmental and economic concerns, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government said it will push ahead with the $5.5 billion Trans Mountain Pipeline project....
02:00, 06/19/2019

Greece formally scraps tax base expansion planned for 2020 ATHENS, Greece (AP) — In the last session of parliament ahead of early elections July 7, Greek lawmakers have approved a bill to scrap a legislated expansion of the tax base demanded by bailout creditors. The law revoked Friday would have lowered the...
11:16, 06/07/2019

Medicaid expansion tied to fewer heart disease deaths (Reuters Health) - With increased access to insurance under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), known as Obamacare, fewer middle-aged people are dying from heart disease, a U.S. study suggests....
19:32, 06/07/2019

Trudeau approves contentious Trans Mountain pipeline expansion Construction to start this year, Canadian prime minister says, despite opposition from environmental and Indigenous groupsCanada’s prime minister Justin Trudeau has once again approved a hotly contested proposal to expand the crude oil pipeline it bo...
17:00, 06/18/2019

The great green expansion: how ring-necked parakeets took over London Was Jimi Hendrix responsible for the bright-green tropical birds’ presence in the capital? Or was it Katharine Hepburn?Electric Ladyland wasn’t the only thing Jimi Hendrix released in 1968. One day in that tumultuous year he left his flat on Brook St...
06:00, 06/06/2019

Memphis City Council postpones Graceland expansion vote MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — City Council members in Memphis, Tennessee, have again postponed a vote on an expansion project at Elvis Presley’s Graceland. Council members on Tuesday agreed for the fifth time to delay a vote related to a plan to provid...
19:32, 06/18/2019

Qatar will host last old-style Club World Cups before expansion Qatar will host the final two of the old-style seven-team Club World Cup tournaments before the competition is expanded to 24 teams from 2021, global soccer body FIFA said on Monday....
14:48, 06/03/2019

Vattenfall eyes wider expansion in European offshore wind Sweden's Vattenfall will seek to monitor and possibly widen expansion targets for offshore wind in Europe which is growing amid rising investor interest, said the company's board member in charge of wind, Gunnar Groebler....
03:00, 06/06/2019

Lotus eyes ‘premium’ expansion with saloon, crossovers and SUVs News 14 May, 2019 A new generation of sports cars is coming and could be followed by a broader range of Lotus models, including SUVs and a 4-door saloon...
09:32, 05/14/2019

Jeep lands seasoned leader amid global expansion Jeep is a titan in the U.S., but there's plenty of room for growth in other markets. Its new boss, Christian Meunier, will bring his vast global experience from Ford, Land Rover, Nissan and Infiniti at a time when the SUV brand is expanding its footp...
15:00, 05/07/2019

Slovakia delays nuclear plant expansion under pressure from Austria Amid complaints from Austria, Slovakia has decided to push back the long-awaited opening of two new nuclear reactors. Activists claim to have evidence that the reactors' safety structures are damaged and could fail....
02:32, 05/07/2019

RPT-Oil major Total targets expansion in retail power market Oil major Total is picking up about 150,000 retail energy customers a month in France and is on course to hit its 2022 target for the business ahead of schedule, company executives said on Friday....
13:16, 04/28/2019

Donald Trump announces expansion of Health Reimbursement Accounts President Donald Trump on Friday announced a new government rule allowing businesses an alternative to providing workers with a company-administered health insurance plan....
20:16, 06/14/2019

Seattle defend Major League Rugby crown before season three expansion After the Seawolves’ dramatic win over San Diego, work will go on to address weaknesses – and build on evident strengthsThe Seattle Seawolves retained their Major League Rugby title on Sunday, beating San Diego 26-23 on the Legion’s home turf. It too...
05:00, 06/17/2019

UPDATE 9-Tesla ends 'Spartan diet' and seeks $2.3 bln to fund expansion Tesla Inc will raise up to $2.3 billion in new capital, renouncing what Elon Musk called a "Spartan diet" and easing Wall Street concerns about the money-losing company's ability to overcome a drop in sales and build new product lines....
21:00, 05/02/2019

Google plans $17-million expansion in Michigan, to add jobs in Detroit and Ann Arbor The tech giant says it will spend $17 million to expand its Detroit and Ann Arbor offices and will add "significant" number of jobs.       ...
15:00, 06/10/2019

Qatar brings first new World Cup stadium to life as FIFA mulls expansion Qatar inaugurated the first of seven new World Cup 2022 stadiums on Thursday, just weeks before a crucial FIFA summit will decide whether to expand the tournament and potentially push it beyond the tiny Gulf state's borders to accommodate a larger fo...
19:16, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 8-Tesla ends 'Spartan diet' and seeks $2.3 bln to fund expansion Tesla Inc will raise up to $2.3 billion in new capital, renouncing what Elon Musk called a "Spartan diet" and easing Wall Street concerns about the money-losing company's ability to overcome a drop in sales and build new product lines....
18:16, 05/02/2019

Canada set to approve Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, Trudeau unlikely to benefit Canada looks set to approve the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, but the move is unlikely to help Justin Trudeau rebuild flagging support ahead of the October election....
10:00, 06/17/2019

Destiny 2 Now Free-to-Play, Cross Save Support and New Expansion Announced Bungie has announced the next major expansion of Destiny 2 called Shadowkeep, which arrives in September with cross save support across PS4, Stadia and more....
04:48, 06/07/2019

UPDATE 1-Potash producer Nutrien eyes expansion as BHP ponders entry Canada's Nutrien Ltd , the world's biggest producer of potash fertilizer, said on Tuesday that it was evaluating whether to expand its annual production capacity by 5 million tonnes after 2023, around the time that metals miner BHP Billiton is consid...
09:48, 05/28/2019

Ajit Pawar Says Loyal BJP, Sena Leaders Overlooked In Cabinet Expansion NCP leader Ajit Pawar Wednesday criticised Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis' move of inducting some former Congress-NCP leaders into his cabinet during its expansion, saying loyal Shiv Sena-BJP cadres......
07:48, 06/19/2019

Canada approves contentious oil pipeline expansion, expects legal challenges Canada on Tuesday approved as expected a hotly contested proposal to expand the western Canadian crude oil pipeline it bought last year, providing hope for a depressed energy industry but angering environmental groups....
00:16, 06/19/2019

FIFA keeps 32 teams for 2022 World Cup in Qatar, scrapping plans for expansion to 48 FIFA scrapped plans to expand the 2022 Qatar World Cup to 48 nations, deciding to stick with 32 due to the political and logistical complexities.        ...
16:32, 05/22/2019

Alberta premier to weigh in on Trans Mountain pipeline expansion approval Alberta Premier Jason Kenney is scheduled to weigh in Tuesday afternoon on the federal government's decision to once again approve the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project....
14:48, 06/18/2019

Tesla ends 'Spartan diet' and seeks $2.3 billion to fund expansion Tesla Inc will raise up to $2.3 billion in new capital, renouncing what Elon Musk called a "Spartan diet" and easing Wall Street concerns about the money-losing company's ability to overcome a drop in sales and build new product lines....
17:00, 05/02/2019

Trump administration puts offshore drilling expansion in Arctic, Atlantic on ice Enlarge / Shell has halted the controversial oil drilling in the Chukchi Sea, citing the marginal discovery of oil was "not enough to continue the search for the foreseeable" future. In a statement on September 28, the company said, "Shell will now c...
04:48, 05/02/2019

Brazil miner Vale says mulls new railway, port for Carajas expansion Brazilian miner Vale SA is considering building a new railway and port in the Para state for the potential expansion of its Carajas Serra Sul mine, the company said in a presentation to investors published on Tuesday....
16:32, 06/18/2019

Single vote prevents Kansas Medicaid expansion bill from advancing Legislation to advance the Obamacare Medicaid expansion in Kansas failed by a single vote Wednesday, likely killing the bill until the next legislative session....
08:32, 05/02/2019

Intuit buys data analytics startup as part of AI expansion efforts Intuit plans to use the acquisition of Origami Logic to better analyze multiple data sets, which would allow for more personalized services and products across its portfolio....
14:16, 05/28/2019

Canada set to approve hotly-debated pipeline expansion, Trudeau unlikely to benefit Canada looks set to approve a hotly-debated plan to expand an oil pipeline this week, people familiar with the process told Reuters, but the move is unlikely to help Prime Minister Justin Trudeau rebuild flagging support ahead of an October election....
07:48, 06/16/2019

Disney Is Moving Forward With Construction on Its Marvel Theme Park Expansion With Galaxy’s Edge a success, it’s time for Disney to move forward on its next franchise-incorporating theme park project: a Marvel park....
16:00, 06/15/2019

‘Climate emergency’ edict in UK to shape decision on Heathrow expansion review Britain’s net zero by 2050 goal may have impact on whether existing policies are reassessedBritain’s move to “net zero” carbon and the declaration of a climate emergency in parliament will be “given careful consideration” in deciding whether to grant...
01:00, 05/11/2019

Tencent launches video streaming in Thailand, eyes SE Asia expansion Chinese tech giant Tencent Holdings Ltd launched its first overseas video streaming service in Thailand on Friday, as it ramps up its presence outside China....
14:32, 06/14/2019

FC Cincinnati's Fired Coach Is The Latest Casualty Of MLS's Misguided Expansion Strategy After seven winless games in a row, in which the team looked worse than bad, the FC Cincinnati brain trust has mercifully fired manager Alan Koch, replacing him with assistant Yoann Damet in the interim, while conducting a proper search for a permane...
15:48, 05/07/2019

Brazil fintech Nubank opens Mexico office as it seeks Latam expansion Brazilian fintech firm Nubank will open an office in Mexico on Tuesday, an initial step in a potential expansion into other Latin American countries, a company executive said....
18:48, 05/07/2019

GenDyn nets $497M for submarine, carrier industrial base development, expansion General Dynamics Electric Boat was awarded a $497 million contract to grow the industrial base to support development and construction of Columbia- and Virginia-class submarines, and Ford-class aircraft carriers....
09:00, 05/21/2019

CORRECTED-UPDATE 7-Tesla ends 'Spartan diet' and seeks $2.3 bln to fund expansion Tesla Inc will raise up to $2.3 billion in new capital, renouncing what Elon Musk called a "Spartan diet" and easing Wall Street concerns about the money-losing company's ability to overcome a drop in sales and build new product lines....
18:16, 05/02/2019

HSBC plans retail wealth headcount boost; eyes Singapore expansion HSBC Holdings PLC plans to boost its Asia retail wealth management staff by about 300 by end of this year, with Europe's biggest lender by assets sharpening its focus on Singapore to add to its presence in core markets of Hong Kong and China....
18:00, 05/28/2019

Canadian government to decide on pipeline expansion as Trudeau faces political peril The prime minister says fighting climate change, defending Canada’s oil industry and mending strained relations with its indigenous groups “go hand-in-hand.”...
09:32, 06/17/2019

UPDATE 3-Canada approves contentious oil pipeline expansion, expects legal challenges Canada on Tuesday approved as expected a hotly contested proposal to expand the western Canadian crude oil pipeline it bought last year, providing hope for a depressed energy industry but angering environmental groups....
16:32, 06/18/2019

Star Wars land opens: What to do and how to visit Galaxy’s Edge, Disney’s largest expansion ever Disney’s new “Star Wars”-themed land will blow your mind into a galaxy far, far away. Galaxy’s Edge goes live at Disneyland in Anaheim, Calif., on Friday, May 31. The salivating fans lining up for hours on end to fly the Mille...
00:48, 05/31/2019

Melania Trump announces expansion of her 'Be Best' initiative with focus on child welfare and drug abuse First Lady Melania Trump marked the anniversary of her "Be Best" campaign on Tuesday by announcing the expansion of the initiative and another international trip for the president's wife. ...
12:16, 05/07/2019

Brazilian fintech Nubank opens office in Mexico, in possible first step in Latam-wide expansion Brazilian fintech Nubank is opening an office in Mexico on Tuesday, an initial step in a potential expansion into other Latin American countries, an executive said....
11:00, 05/07/2019

Heathrow expansion clears latest hurdle as High Court rejects legal challenge The expansion of London's Heathrow Airport inched closer on Wednesday when a High Court judge rejected legal challenges from environmental campaigners opposed to the building of a third runway....
06:48, 05/01/2019

The Sims 4 EA Play Countdown - Huge New Expansion reveal coming today? E3 2019 LIVE EA has revealed that The Sims 4 will close E3’s EA Play showcase. But what is the secret reveal they’re planning? The rumoured Tropical Island Expansion?...
02:00, 06/08/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil fintech Nubank opens Mexico office as it seeks Latam expansion Brazilian fintech firm Nubank will open an office in Mexico on Tuesday, an initial step in a potential expansion into other Latin American countries, a company executive said....
16:32, 05/07/2019

Burnaby mayor presses Trudeau on safety measures if Trans Mountain expansion approved "What we're looking for, if the expansion goes ahead, that we have a realistic way to approach how we're going to engage that safety issue," said Mike Hurley....
05:16, 06/03/2019

UPDATE 1-Heathrow expansion clears latest hurdle as High Court rejects legal challenge The expansion of London's Heathrow Airport moved a step closer on Wednesday when a High Court judge rejected legal challenges from environmental campaigners opposed to the building of a third runway....
03:16, 05/01/2019

Facebook co-founder says web giant should be broken up Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes has declared Mark Zuckerberg's "power is unprecedented and un-American" and has called for the social media giant to be broken up....
09:48, 05/09/2019

A Giant Laid Low by Too Many Blows to the Head “Some days I feel like a young man, and some days not,” Ryan Miller said. What it’s like to visit a former football player trying to recover from head trauma....
19:16, 05/23/2019

CVC revs up £1.2bn sale of warranty giant D&G The former owner of Formula One motor racing is revving up a fresh attempt to offload Domestic & General (D&G), the warranty giant which insures millions of Britons' household appliances....
10:00, 05/24/2019

This Giant, $13 Mouse Pad Even Props Up Your Phone “Why don’t they just make the whole desk out of mouse pad,” I’m sure you’ve asked yourself countless times. Now, you can cover nearly six square feet of your workspace with soft-touch padding for just $13 by using promo code L2363MVO at checkout. It ...
16:32, 05/08/2019

Merger Would Create New Aerospace Giant After deciding to exit escalators and air conditioners, United Technologies is doubling down on the aerospace market with an all-stock deal to merge with defense contractor Raytheon....
16:48, 06/09/2019

Uri Geller shows off giant spoon Uri Geller, the illusionist known for his spoon-bending stunts, unveils an 11 ton spoon in Jaffa, Tel Aviv, next to the site where he plans to open his museum next year. (May 23)        ...
06:32, 05/23/2019

Betting giant GVC's shareholders revolt over pay Ladbrokes and Coral owner GVC has suffered a shareholder revolt over pay despite its boss agreeing to a £150,000 salary cut in an attempt to calm investor anger....
09:16, 06/05/2019

This Giant's Milk Punch Will Help You Get Through Game of Thrones The traumatic, stressful nature of Game of Thrones means it is best “enjoyed” with a drink in hand. If you want to go the themed route, you can choose from Cersei-approved wine or the countless GoT-themed potables—but the most recent beverage making ...
10:32, 04/28/2019

Stop Everything You're Doing and Buy This Giant Duck Pool Float for $10 I don’t care if you don’t own a pool or you don’t know anyone who has a pool. This $10 float is something everyone needs to look at and then impulse buy. Amazon exists solely for this duck pool float, at least right now.Read more......
10:32, 04/28/2019

HP Enterprise is acquiring supercomputing giant Cray Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) has a shiny new toy. The information technology firm announced today that is spending $1.3 billion to acquire supercomputer manufacturer Cray. HPE, which is a business-facing spin-off of the Hewlett Packard company, w...
12:00, 05/17/2019

Drug Giant Tries New Tactic to Fight Cancer Seeking an edge in the increasingly competitive market for cancer drugs, one of the industry’s largest companies is taking a bold but risky approach: targeting the early stages of the disease....
11:48, 05/27/2019

'Amazon' Gives E-Commerce Giant Its Own Internet Domain E-commerce giant Amazon was on its way to running its own online neighborhood Monday after the internet's address keeper granted the ".amazon" domain to the company....
21:00, 05/20/2019

72-year-old crosses Atlantic in giant barrel A French man who has spent more than four months floating across the Atlantic Ocean in a giant orange barrel has arrived at his Caribbean destination....
16:48, 05/07/2019

E-Cig Giant Juul Is Considering Opening Its Own Vape Shops Vape giant Juul is looking into opening its own vape shops, according to reports, and may already be exploring ways to squash arguments that doing so would grant greater access to its products to teens amid intense scrutiny from the Food and Drug Adm...
13:16, 06/01/2019

We're Throwing Another Giant All-Day Party for the 24 Hours of Le Mans, and You Should Come Three years ago, we packed some 200 people into Jalopnik’s New York headquarters during the 24 Hours of Le Mans. We fed them booze and french toast. We played video games. We did car trivia. We started a puzzle we didn’t finish. We gave away prizes. ...
09:00, 05/23/2019

UK chemical giant Ineos to buy £1.6bn Saudi stake The petrochemical company founded by Britain's richest man Sir Jim Ratcliffe has said it will buy a £1.6bn ($2bn) stake in a plant complex in Saudi Arabia....
12:16, 06/03/2019

Giant sharks are showing up off the California coast At one time, basking sharks, known as gentle giants, could be found off California by the hundreds or even thousands. But their numbers plummeted after the 1960s.        ...
18:16, 05/01/2019

This GIANT xiao long bao is the size of 100 regular XLB This 7-pound xiao long bao is the size of 100 regular xiao long bao Raina Huang is a competitive eater who claims to be able to eat the whole thing We went to go see how the giant xiao long bao is made and watch Raina try to eat it Following is a t...
16:16, 05/09/2019

Los Angeles is now ‘giant trash receptacle,’ says columnist A swath of Los Angeles has devolved into a wasteland with rats scurrying among piles of decaying garbage and squalid tent cities, according to a series of stomach-churning photos that the Los Angeles Times says depict the “collapse of a city that’s l...
02:48, 06/03/2019

Giant hail hammers Munich 'like gunshots' Witnesses in Munich reported chunks of ice the size of tennis balls hailing on the Bavarian city, breaking car windows and damaging houses. Other parts of Germany were also hit by storms....
17:48, 06/10/2019

The BMW iNext Is Also Jumping on the Giant Screen Bandwagon Big-ass screens, it seems, are how automakes have collectively decided best convey the aesthetic of the future. Mercedes’ new MBUX system is one giant screen. Honda’s Retro EV concept has a huge screen. The new Ford Explorer and Subaru Legacy both ha...
15:48, 05/28/2019

Should You Buy Charmin's Giant Toilet Paper Roll? Someone, somewhere, needs the “forever roll” of toilet paper from Charmin. It has a sort of “Lucky Charms but just the marshmallows” appeal, especially if you’re the type who frequently runs out of TP. But at the Lifehacker office we tried to justify...
08:16, 05/24/2019

A Signal in Giant Earthquakes That Could Save Lives The full power of the biggest temblors could be determined in as little as 10 to 15 seconds after they begin, a new study finds, and long before it ends....
12:32, 05/29/2019

Giant tortoise migration follows upredictable pattern When researchers tracked the migration patterns of Galapagos giant tortoises, they found the reptiles' movements are weakly associated with climate conditions....
10:48, 04/28/2019

Weatherwatch: giant whirlpool monitored from space The Great Whirl, off the coast of Somalia, is believed to influence the Indian monsoon. Piracy in the area makes it difficult for scientists to studyEvery spring a giant whirlpool – the size of Colorado – forms off the coast of East Africa. The “Grea...
22:32, 05/10/2019

'.Amazon' Gives E-Commerce Giant Its Own Internet Domain Amazon was on its way to running its own online neighbourhood Monday after the Internet's address keeper granted the ".amazon" domain to the company....
12:16, 05/21/2019

Warranty giant shelves £1bn sale or float One of the UK’s biggest insurers of home appliances has shelved plans for a sale or flotation valuing it at more than £1bn amid a lukewarm response from public and private market investors....
05:48, 06/18/2019

The U.S. government has gone after Huawei. Why do so few Americans know about the smartphone giant? Just a few years ago, Huawei was ascendant in the United States, with executives spinning up plans to be “a leading smartphone brand.” That has largely come true — just not in America....
20:00, 05/22/2019

Orlando Car Dealership Adopts Giant Duck Family Car dealerships get a bad reputation, and often for good reason. But if there’s anything that can break the “stealerships” and don’t-forget-valet-mode vibes, it’s kindly allowing a family of 16 ducks to move into the showroom....
09:00, 05/23/2019

In Brazil, a New Rendering of a Literary Giant Makes Waves Machado de Assis Real, developed by a Brazilian university and an ad agency, shows the 19th-century writer in color, challenging some long-held ideas about him in the process....
06:32, 06/14/2019

Tiger Woods: Ever the Grinder and Perhaps a ‘Sleeping Giant’ at the U.S. Open Woods is certainly not the dominant 2000 model, yet as he headed into the weekend nine strokes back, a competitor called him “a little bit of a sleeping giant.”...
20:32, 06/14/2019

We don't believe US on Huawei, but we're still working with other firms, says Russian mobile giant Russia's top mobile operator MTS defended its decision to allow China's Huawei to build out its 5G networks but will continue to work with other firms, the company's CEO told CNBC Friday....
02:00, 06/07/2019

Get Giant Plugs Out of the Way With a 10-Pack of Mini Extension Cords Giant plugs that cover up half the outlets on your power strip should be outlawed, but until that day arrives, these short extension cords will have to do. $28 gets you a pack of 10, which should be enough for even the most advanced home theater setu...
13:48, 05/12/2019

He was killed after attacking a cop, police say. His cousin says he was a 'gentle giant' The cousin of a man shot and killed by an off-duty police officer in a California Costco has questions about what happened because the shooting victim was nonverbal and had an intellectual disability, according to a report by the Los Angeles Times....
00:16, 06/18/2019

Goo From Giant Salamanders Is Impressively Good at Sealing Wounds When Chinese giant salamanders are injured, they discharge white mucus from glands on their skin. As new research shows, this sticky salamander goo makes for an excellent medical glue, sealing wounds and encouraging them to heal.Read more......
11:16, 06/06/2019

Warframe’s Gas City Is Now Stalked By A Giant Robotic Bird The Ropalolyst stalks the Corpus Gas City on Jupiter occasionally feasting on the metropolis’ machinery as if the place were made of worms. Part of Warframe’s latest update, the Jovian Concord, the gigantic bird comes from an ancient race of AI terra...
10:00, 05/23/2019

The Only Thing You Need to Buy Today Is This Giant Flamingo Pool Float for $10 I don’t care if you don’t have a pool or don’t know someone with a pool. Why would you ever skip past a $10 flamingo pool float? If you had this float, you’d find a damn pool. Right now, you can get the Intex Flamingo Inflatable Ride-On for a little ...
15:00, 05/24/2019

Sports of The Times: A Giant Laid Low by Too Many Blows to the Head “Some days I feel like a young man, and some days not,” Ryan Miller said. What it’s like to visit a former football player trying to recover from head trauma....
10:16, 04/28/2019

'Ask Dr. Ruth' and 'Hesburgh' offer intimate looks at giant figures A sex expert and a Catholic priest might sound like the set-up to a bad joke, but they happen to be the subjects of two worthwhile if mildly flawed documentaries, highlighting the over-sized roles that Dr. Ruth Westheimer and Father Theodore Hesburgh...
09:00, 05/03/2019

Car dealership giant Pendragon issues profit warning Shares in car dealership giant Pendragon slumped by a fifth on Wednedsay, after it warned that the first half of 2019 is "expected to be significantly loss making" ahead of any return to group profitability....
03:48, 06/12/2019

Giant Balloon Of Trump As Angry Baby To Fly Again During His Visit To UK The "Trump Baby" inflatable balloon that was the focus of protests when the U.S. president visited London last year will fly again this week when he returns for state visit including a lavish banquet......
17:16, 06/02/2019

French giant wades into British Steel auction A French engineering giant has joined the battle for control of the UK's second-biggest steel producer with an approach to buy ‎part of the ailing company that is attracting scrutiny from pensions watchdogs....
07:32, 06/22/2019

ASUS' ZenFone 6 has a flippable camera and giant battery It's no secret that ASUS had been struggling in the smartphone world, but following the resignation of its previous CEO, the company has since shifted its focus from the masses to power users, with last year's ROG Phone already hinting at a...
18:48, 05/16/2019

Magazine giant Meredith quietly axes 60 employees Media giant Meredith — under pressure to reap cost savings from last year’s $2.8 billion acquisition of Time Inc. — quietly axed about 60 employees, or 1 percent of its workforce, in its magazine division this week. About half the cuts unveiled on Th...
18:48, 06/07/2019

Giant toilet paper rolls designed for millennials are here It’s not just toilet humor. Charmin has released a new roll of toilet paper that is nearly three times the size of the company’s regular product. “Go up to one month before changing your roll,” Charmin boasts on its site, alon...
14:32, 06/04/2019

| Zambia president vows to wind up copper giant KCM Zambian President Edgar Lungu has pledged to dissolve KCM, the country's largest copper producer, in a deepening dispute with foreign mining companies over tax and employment....
13:32, 06/04/2019

Fiat-Renault’s Giant Merger Doesn’t Look So Simple Now A sweetener for the French may be needed to get this deal over the line. This will be a problem if it enshrines the position of Paris in the merged company....
09:16, 06/03/2019

Turns out every children's TV show character is a goddamn giant Fools that we are, it’s long been assumed that cartoon characters meant to look like children are at least roughly child-sized. In order to hold onto a sense of reality, our brains automatically parse the Rugrats babies as being as small as real babi...
10:48, 06/19/2019

New doc shows Beto admitting he's a 'giant a**hole' to his staff HBO will feature a documentary Tuesday night that features former Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, expressing gratitude to his 2018 senatorial campaign staff for dealing with him as he sometimes acted like a "giant a**hole."...
13:32, 05/28/2019

Giant viruses have weaponised CRISPR against their bacterial hosts Hundreds of giant viruses that infect bacteria have been discovered. Some seem to deploy CRISPR – the system used for gene editing – to fight their hosts...
10:00, 04/28/2019

DealBook Briefing: Meet the New Defense Industry Giant Uniting the aerospace unit of United Technologies and Raytheon will create a huge maker of jet engines and missiles — and could force more mergers in the industry....
04:48, 06/10/2019

U.S. Air Force Draws Giant Dick in the Sky, Claims It Was an Accident Yet again, U.S. armed forces have managed to trace the vague outline of a phallus in the clouds. This sky dong, which the Air Force contends was purely accidental, required a half dozen planes to complete.Read more......
13:48, 05/30/2019

Lyanna Mormont, Giant Slayer, Never Expected to Last This Long Bella Ramsey, who plays the fan favorite Lyanna Mormont on “Game of Thrones,” discusses the Battle of Winterfell and her character’s missing fear gene....
05:32, 04/30/2019

This fast food giant wants to pay off customers' student loans! On Facebook, Burger King announced they are paying off student loans with Whopper Loans!....oh but there’s a catch.        ...
13:00, 05/24/2019

Stunning giant squid captured on video in US waters for first time The video, which lasts less than 30 seconds and was taken about 100 miles southeast of New Orleans, shows a giant squid in U.S. waters.        ...
07:00, 06/24/2019

French man arrives in Caribbean after crossing Atlantic in giant barrel (CNN) — A French man who has spent more than four months floating across the Atlantic Ocean in a giant orange barrel has arrived at his Caribbean destination. Jean-Jacques Savin set off from the Canary Islands, off the coast of Africa, on December 2...
02:48, 05/08/2019

The Latest: Family: Costco shooting victim a ‘gentle giant’ LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the fatal police-involved shooting at a Costco Wholesale warehouse store in Corona (all times local): 3:35 p.m. A cousin of the man shot and killed by an off-duty police officer at a Costco Wholesale warehouse store i...
20:48, 06/16/2019

Not ’Zilla: 12 giant monster movies that break the Toho mold A kaiju is a bit like obscenity: hard to define, but you know it when you see it. They must be gigantic, of course, and preferably either reptilian or insectile in nature, though there’s some room for flexibility on that point. (Is King Kong a kaiju?...
06:00, 05/29/2019

4 Questions Hovering Over Deal to Create a Giant Defense Contractor Raytheon and United Technologies say joining forces will be good for America. But President Trump and antitrust experts worry that the deal could reduce competition....
13:00, 06/11/2019

Huawei is in the crosshairs of the Trump administration. So why do so few Americans know about the smartphone giant? Huawei is at the center of an international trade dispute with the Trump administration. But most Americans have never even heard of it. So, what is Huawei and why does the president care so much?...
20:00, 05/22/2019

Giant hole in the Martian atmosphere is venting all its water into space There's a hole in the Martian atmosphere that opens once every two years, venting the planet's limited water supply into space — and dumping the rest of the water at the planet's poles....
08:16, 05/15/2019

French telecom giant Orange on trial over staff suicides The toll is shocking: 19 suicides, 12 suicide attempts and eight cases of serious depression among employees over a three-year span at France’s main telephone and internet company. A long-awaited trial began Monday in Paris accusing telecom giant Ora...
15:00, 05/06/2019

NASA's method of paying for its giant rocket belongs in the Apollo era Contracts that leave NASA meeting all the extra development costs for its Space Launch System make no sense when firms like SpaceX offer fixed-price flights...
10:32, 04/28/2019

Occidental CEO Battles Oil-Field Giant to Rule the Permian Basin Vicki Hollub goes all-in to best mighty Chevron for the prize of Anadarko, seeking to bulk up in a region that is the epicenter of U.S. shale production....
17:16, 05/07/2019

Giant telescope will be built on sacred Native Hawaiian peak HONOLULU (AP) — After years of protests and legal battles, Hawaii officials have announced that a massive telescope which will allow scientists to peer into the most distant reaches of our early universe will be built on a volcano that some consider ...
14:32, 06/20/2019

UPDATE 1-Raytheon, United Technologies merge into $74 bln aerospace giant Raytheon Co and United Technologies Corp on Sunday agreed to combine their aerospace businesses in an all-stock deal, creating a $74 billion industry leader....
15:32, 06/09/2019

Oil Giant Total Fuels Push in Gas With $8.8 Billion Africa Deal Total SA’s deal to buy Anadarko Petroleum Corp. assets in Africa pushes its business deeper into dangerous regions while cementing its position as the world’s No. 2 supplier of liquefied natural gas....
08:00, 05/11/2019

Dave Bartholomew: a giant who taught the world to rock'n'roll The man who discovered Fats Domino has died aged 100, leaving over 4,000 songwriting credits and a fantastic legacyDave Bartholomew has died in New Orleans aged 100. While his passing is unlikely to attract the kind of accolades given to many decease...
10:32, 06/24/2019

Severed head of a giant 40,000-year-old wolf discovered in Russia Last summer, a Russian man was strolling along the shore of the local Tirekhtyakh River in Yakutia when he came upon a grisly sight: the severed head of an ancient wolf....
09:32, 06/12/2019

The Internet Is Losing Its Mind Over The Giant Wheels on This Lifted Mercedes SLK The first-generation R170 Mercedes SLK was an elegant piece of design, with its squared-off rear end flanked by triangular taillights, and its aggressive-but-not-too-aggressive sloping hood featuring two long bulges. It’s this classiness that makes s...
15:48, 05/28/2019

Why Juan Martin del Potro could be a sleeping giant at the French Open Due to an injury-plagued year, del Potro entered Roland Garros under the radar. But if his opening win is any indication, he could yet be a factor in Paris....
15:00, 05/28/2019

China opposes U.S. move to blacklist telecom giant Huawei China on Thursday slammed a decision by the U.S. government to put telecom equipment giant Huawei on a blacklist and said it will take steps to protect its companies, in a further test of ties as the superpowers clash over trade....
03:32, 05/16/2019

Giant pandas set to leave San Diego Zoo after two-decade loan from China The last two giant pandas living at the San Diego Zoo in California will be sent to the People's Republic of China this spring, ending a more than two-decade conservation program that helped bring......
06:32, 04/29/2019

Giant junk photobombs real estate photos for DC condo Homes for sale should show off their best assets. But one Washington, DC condo that hit the market last week spotlighted a rather unique detail unintentionally: a giant penis. A gallery of more than 60 photos for the listing of a $489,000 “elegant ho...
13:16, 05/14/2019

Biodiversity in crisis: Earth’s giant construction projects mapped out The planet’s largest areas of undisturbed wilderness in Siberia and tropical rainforests are under threat from huge waves of development. Here’s what it looks like...
12:32, 04/28/2019

EU fines beer giant Anheuser-Busch InBev €200M Beer company Anheuser-Busch InBev has been fined for restricting cross border sales between the Netherlands and Belgium, forcing Belgians to pay more for their beer. The company had been under investigation since 2016....
15:00, 05/13/2019

This video of a giant spider eating a possum is all the nightmare fuel you’ll ever need If you’re the kind of person who has trouble sleeping after seeing something incredibly creepy, go ahead and just click away right now. Okay, now that they’re gone, let’s take a look at what might be the best nightmare fuel ever to ...
14:48, 06/18/2019

Indexing Giant Vanguard Examining a Push Into Private Equity Vanguard Group has had exploratory discussions with a handful of private-equity firms as the indexing giant considers whether to push further into alternative investments....
04:48, 06/23/2019

Hubble spots giant 'buckyballs' jiggling like Jell-O in space The Hubble Space Telescope recently spied new evidence of a peculiar molecule: wiggly buckyballs, which have intrigued astrophysicists since they were discovered in space nearly a decade ago....
14:16, 05/02/2019

US to reportedly blacklist Chinese surveillance camera giant Hikvision The reported ban on Hikvision comes at a time when US is restricting technology exports to several leading Chinese technology companies, including Huawei....
18:32, 05/22/2019

Giant wolf’s head found in permafrost may have been cut off by ancient hunters Scientists are investigating whether a giant, 40,000-year-old wolf’s head found perfectly preserved beneath Siberian permafrost could have been chopped off by hunters. The severed head was found above the Arctic Circle by local man Pavel Efimov a yea...
11:16, 06/18/2019

Great Pacific garbage patch: giant plastic trap put to sea again Floating boom is designed to trap 1.8 trillion items of plastic without harming marine life – but broke apart last timeA floating device designed to catch plastic waste has been redeployed in a second attempt to clean up a huge island of garbage swir...
20:00, 06/22/2019

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

Dominican judge sends 6 to trial in giant Odebrecht scandal SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — A judge in the Dominican Republic has ordered a former Senate president, an ex-public works minister and four other people to stand trial in a bribery scandal involving Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht. ...
19:16, 06/21/2019

The giant Trump baby and other stunts that took on the president — and polarized opinion As protesters gathered in London to demonstrate against President Donald Trump's state visit to the U.K. on Tuesday, the 20-foot tall blimp portraying him as an angry, orange baby was inflated once again....
09:32, 06/04/2019

Still Snarling After 40,000 Years, a Giant Pleistocene Wolf Discovered in Yakutia Reports of a the sensational find of head of a toothy beast with its brain intact that has been preserved since prehistoric times in permafrost, have been a delight for archaeologists and the like.  ...
20:32, 06/10/2019

World’s first image emerges of albino giant panda in the wild Nope, that’s not a lost polar bear. The world’s first image of an albino giant panda in the wild has emerged from a nature preserve in China, according to a report. The ultra-rare bear — which has all-white fur and red eyes — was caught on a motion-a...
15:32, 05/27/2019

United Technologies and Raytheon to Combine Into Aerospace and Military Giant United Technologies, with businesses spanning elevators, air-conditioning and aircraft parts, is transforming into a more focused rival to giants like Boeing and Lockheed Martin....
18:00, 06/09/2019

Giant trilobite fossil found on Australia's Kangaroo Island Paleontologists have discovered a giant new trilobite species on South Australia's Kangaroo Island. The discovery promises insights into the success of arthropods during the Cambrian Explosion....
10:00, 06/13/2019

Camera Trap Snaps Photo of First Known Albino Giant Panda Using a motion-activated camera, scientists at Wolong National Nature Reserve in southwest China have snapped a blurry but unprecedented photograph of the world’s first known albino giant panda.Read more......
15:00, 05/27/2019

Researchers Discover Giant Freshwater Aquifer off U.S. East Coast In a welcome bit of news as water shortages hit major cities worldwide, scientists have discovered an enormous low-salinity aquifer off the U.S. East Coast. The researchers say it could indicate other such aquifers trapped beneath the salty seas in o...
15:48, 06/21/2019

137 More Giant Artifacts Found in Deep Forest Around the Plain of Jars The Plain of Jars in the Xieng Khouang plain of Laos is a curious phenomenon that has had archaeologists and the like scratching their heads for years. The unusual site has thousands of megalithic stone jars scattered across nearly one hundred sites ...
18:48, 05/15/2019

China telecom giant Huawei hints US pressure hurting sales Chinese tech giant Huawei says it would have become the world's number one smartphone marker by year's end if it were not for "unexpected" circumstances....
05:00, 06/11/2019

How Scientists Filmed a Giant Squid in North American Waters for the First Time Scientists spotted an elusive giant squid in its deep-ocean habitat in American waters for the first time. These titanic, whale-battling beasts are rarely seen, so this sighting is a thrill for biologists and regular folk alike.Read more......
12:16, 06/24/2019

United Technologies, Raytheon to create $120 billion aerospace and defense giant United Technologies Corp agreed on Sunday to combine its aerospace business with U.S. contractor Raytheon Co and create a new company worth about $121 billion, in what would be the sector's biggest ever merger....
01:00, 06/10/2019

'Buses with fins': giant basking sharks reappear off California coast The marine behemoths, which can weigh more than 10,000 pounds, are returning in numbers not seen in decadesGiant basking sharks have reappeared off the coast of southern California in numbers not seen in decades.“The sight just takes your breath away...
12:00, 05/08/2019

Yorkshire village faces petrochemical giant in anti-fracking fight Ineos, owned by UK’s richest man, wants to overturn ban on well next to sheltered housingA petrochemical company owned by Britain’s richest man is attempting to overrule a Yorkshire council to drill a shale gas well next to a sheltered housing develo...
04:00, 06/11/2019

Telecom Giant Orange on Trial in France After 19 Employees Died by Suicide Orange, a French telecom giant, is being sued for moral harassment, among other charges, after 19 employees died by suicide and another 12 attempted to kill themselves over a three-year span. Over 100 people have claimed work culture at the company, ...
20:32, 05/06/2019

By Jupiter! How the solar system’s giant made Earth ripe for life An audacious mission circling Jupiter’s poles is probing the planet’s deepest mysteries - including how it shaped our solar system and paved the way for our existence...
08:32, 05/23/2019

Egypt expects giant solar park to be fully operational in 2019 Egypt expects the 1.6 gigawatt solar park it is building in the south of the country to be operating at full capacity in 2019, the investment ministry said in a statement on Sunday....
14:16, 05/05/2019

UPDATE 4-United Technologies, Raytheon to create $120 bln aerospace and defense giant United Technologies Corp agreed on Sunday to combine its aerospace business with U.S. contractor Raytheon Co and create a new company worth about $121 billion, in what would be the sector's biggest ever merger....
18:48, 06/09/2019

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

Cybersecurity giant Symantec plays down unreported breach of test data Hacker accessed passwords and list of purported clients, including Australian government agencies – but company says these were only demonstration accountsThe American cybersecurity giant Symantec has downplayed a data breach that allowed a hacker to...
19:32, 06/13/2019

Giant snakes in the Florida Everglades: How scientists are using Burmese pythons as spies The giant invasive snakes quickly put a stranglehold on Florida's wildlife. Now scientists in the Everglades are turning them against one another.        ...
13:48, 06/18/2019

E-Commerce Giant Amazon Launches Flight Booking Service In India E-commerce giant Amazon on Saturday announced that the platform can be used to even book domestic flights now in addition to other services like shopping, money transfers, utility bill payments, etc....
14:48, 05/18/2019

Fossils of Giant Prehistoric Beasts Discovered in Underwater Ice Age Death Cave More than 10,000 years ago, as the last Ice Age ended, vast sheets of ice receded, scarring and causing massive cracks to appear on the bridge between North and South America.  ...
15:16, 05/03/2019

How to Navigate a Collapsing Business: Magazine Giant Meredith Axes Nostalgia The nation’s largest publisher jettisons Time and Fortune, despite their prestige, in favor of Happy Paws and People, part of its strategy of distinguishing between lost causes and promising ones....
10:48, 05/23/2019

Giant balloon dresses blew up the Central Saint Martins runway A burgeoning designer’s career just blew up. With notable alumni that include Alexander McQueen, Stella McCartney and Phoebe Philo, the Central Saint Martins’ annual BA fashion show is one to watch — and that was proved again Thursday, wh...
08:16, 05/31/2019

Giant roadside rock to remain on Colorado mountain highway as landmark Colorado has a new Instagram-worthy landmark. An 8.5-million-pound boulder that rolled off a cliff and demolished a section of mountain highway has been renamed "Memorial Rock," Gov. Jared Polis said....
19:32, 06/05/2019

Lab Testing Giant Quest Diagnostics Says Data Breach May Have Hit Nearly 12 Million Patients Clinical lab testing titan Quest Diagnostics acknowledged in a press release on Monday that an “unauthorized user” had gained access to personal information on around 11.9 million customers, including some financial and medical data.Read more......
01:48, 06/04/2019

Family-run Latin food giant Goya weighs possible $3 billion sale Goya, one of the most iconic names in Latin American cuisine, has hired investment bank Goldman Sachs to weigh options that could include a sale of the 83-year-old company, people familiar with the matter tell CNBC....
09:48, 05/29/2019

Kid Rock plans giant ‘middle finger’ sculpture for his Nashville property Kid Rock has made his reputation in part by being an iconoclast – one who raises a middle finger to society’s conventional ways of thinking and acting. Now the 48-year-old rocker, who was born Robert James Ritchie, plans to plant a giant middle-finge...
23:48, 04/30/2019

McGraw-Hill merging with rival Cengage to create textbook giant Textbook giant McGraw-Hill Education said Wednesday it plans to combine with rival Cengage Learning in an all-stock merger. The merged company will be named McGraw Hill and will hold about $3.16 billion in annual revenue, both companies had earlier t...
04:00, 05/02/2019

Famed Boston maestro’s statue sports giant Bruins helmet BOSTON (AP) — Count the late conductor Arthur Fiedler among the Boston Bruins’ fans as they skate into the Stanley Cup Final. The nonprofit Esplanade Association has installed a giant Bruins helmet atop a statue of the beloved conductor of the ...
15:00, 05/27/2019

British telco giant Vodafone offloads NZ business to Brookfield, Infratil Vodafone Group Plc on Monday agreed to sell its New Zealand business for NZ$3.4 billion ($2.23 billion) to a consortium comprising of New Zealand-based Infratil Ltd and Canada's Brookfield Asset Management, in a deal the telecom giant says would help...
21:48, 05/13/2019

Kannauj "Giant-Killer" Subrat Pathak To Join PM Modi's New Cabinet Subrat Pathak, the BJP paliamentarian from Kannauj, will be one of the fresh faces to be inducted into Prime Minister Narendra Modi's new cabinet today. He had defeated Dimple Yadav -- the wife of......
06:16, 05/30/2019

Apparel giant Forever 21 exploring restructuring as retail continues to take hits The talks come as the apparel industry continues to struggle amid sweeping changes. A number of retailers that cater to teens have filed for bankruptcy over the past few years, including Aeropostale, Rue21 and American Apparel....
14:00, 06/03/2019

Cancer-Drug Giant Roche Loses Edge as Rivals Grow Switzerland’s Roche Holding has enjoyed years as an unrivaled force in oncology. Now, with more companies piling into the space and its top-selling drugs losing sales to lower-cost copies, that is about to change....
10:48, 04/28/2019

Costco is selling a giant, strawberry-frosted doughnut cake with M&Ms and sprinkles This out-of-this-world giant strawberry frosted doughnut cake is only available at Costco stores in Australia at the moment.       ...
11:48, 06/18/2019

Energizer's giant battery phone reached just 1 percent of its funding goal Remember the comically enormous phone that Avenir Telecom showed off under the Energizer brand at this year's Mobile World Congress? Its subsequent crowdfunding campaign has crashed and burned, as The Verge points out....
08:00, 04/30/2019

Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport planning for airport expansion, improvements PHOENIX (AP) – Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport is looking two decades ahead with a plan that calls for expanding and improving facilities to match projected cargo and passenger growth. The Phoenix City Council on Tuesday approved the a...
04:32, 06/14/2019

McKesson, Drug Distribution Giant, Settles Lawsuit Over Opioids in West Virginia The state accused the nation’s largest drug distributor of flooding rural counties with opioids. McKesson denied the allegations in a $37 million settlement....
16:32, 05/02/2019

Indian streaming giant broke Safari support to deal with security hole Websites tend to drop support for a particular browser due to obsolescence or just a lack of functionality, but India's biggest streaming service apparently had another reason: a piracy-friendly security hole. TechCrunch sources understand that ...
09:00, 06/10/2019

Pandas Beat The Heat Playing With Giant Ice Cubes. Watch Adorable Video With temperatures soaring in China, staff members of the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding have come up with a wonderful way to keep their giant pandas happy - with giant ice cubes!...
09:32, 06/19/2019

The Google-Genius copyright scandal reveals a much bigger problem for the search giant A report earlier this week revealed how Genius, a site filled with song lyrics, was able to catch Google copying its content to display directly on the main Search results page. Google, meanwhile, explained what happened, placing the blame on the lyr...
17:00, 06/19/2019

Trump’s ban on Chinese telecom giant Huawei could cut off rural Americans’ cell service The Trump administration’s ban on goods produced by a Chinese tech giant would seem to have little to do with rural America. But rural cell service providers across the U.S. are almost entirely dependent on the company, Huawei, which produces i...
10:00, 05/27/2019

Bollywood stars, rich Indians vote in fourth phase of giant election Some of India's richest families, Bollywood stars and others voted early on Monday in Mumbai and elsewhere in the country as the fourth phase of a massive, staggered general election got underway....
20:32, 04/28/2019

Giant Blimp Of Trump As Angry, Nappy-Clad Baby To Fly In London Today A giant inflatable blimp depicting Donald Trump as a pouting baby in a diaper will fly outside the British parliament in London on Tuesday ahead of what is expected to be one of the city's largest......
22:16, 06/03/2019

Police Investigate Bomb Scare, Find 'Giant Glittery' Christmas Ornament Instead On Wednesday, London police officers were called to investigate a “possible unexploded device,” which had apparently washed onto the bank of the River Thames in east London. Read more......
07:00, 05/29/2019

A mysterious ‘dense bullet’ blasted a giant hole in the Milky Way Due to its size (about a million times our sun’s mass), scientists aren’t quite sure; too big to be a star and there's no black hole nearby.        ...
14:32, 05/16/2019

From giant toilet rolls to Twin Peaks skateboards: this week’s fashion trends What’s hot and what’s not in fashion this weekYo-yo polos Rapper Swae Lee is the latest convert to the reverse dressing trend, wearing a back-to-front polo shirt to the CFDA Fashion Awards. Continue reading......
06:32, 06/21/2019

Meet Yuki And Mohan, The Real-Life 'Game Of Thrones' Giant Wolfdogs The now-extinct speciesof dire wolves is the largest of the genus Canis known to have existed. However, they still have distant relatives on earth - like wolfdogs. Two such wolfdogs are Yuki and......
04:32, 04/30/2019

Inside Amazon's growing ad business: Everything we know about how the e-commerce giant is making inroads with marketers Reuters/Joshua Roberts Amazon is steadily building an advertising business that competes with Google and Facebook. Amazon's ad business doubled year-over-year and made $10 billion in 2018. Analysts expect for it to grow significantly more over the c...
16:48, 06/21/2019

In Pitch Black Waters, Scientists Capture Historic Video Of Giant Squid In the pitch black waters 750 meters below the surface of the Gulf of Mexico, a thin, undulating arm emerges from the gloom. For the first time, a live giant squid had been filmed in U.S. waters....
18:48, 06/23/2019

Eldorado Resorts will buy Caesars in a deal valued at more than $17 billion, creating a casino giant LAS VEGAS (AP) — Eldorado Resorts will buy Caesars in a deal valued at more than $17 billion, creating a casino giant....
04:00, 06/24/2019

Rare giant squid spotted in Gulf of Mexico, 'amazing' video shows Researchers last week captured a huge squid in the Gulf of Mexico as part of rare footage that biologists have described as "the most amazing video you've ever seen."...
20:16, 06/23/2019

Lawmakers' probe of UK stockpicker and broking giant could shake up fund industry, analysts say A post-mortem by British lawmakers and regulators into the suspension of the U.K.'s best known stockpicker's flagship fund could expose some systemic flaws in the fund industry, analysts suggest....
23:00, 06/20/2019

Throw the Most Obnoxious Bachelorette Party With This Giant Diamond Ring Pool Float Do you have countless bachelorette parties to attend this summer? Don’t go empty-handed- bring a giant inflatable diamond ring pool float. Whether you’re the Maid of Honor, a bridesmaid, or just a friend attending, you’ll be the #1 guest if you show ...
16:32, 05/09/2019

How retailers can compete against Amazon as the retail giant expands further into online grocery (AMZN) Keep your friends close and your enemies closer. That's the strategy e-tailers will have to adopt if they want to compete with Amazon. To fight back against the e-commerce giant's expanding dominance, other online retailers must understand exactly wh...
18:48, 05/05/2019

Tobacco giant halts marketing blitz after product was pitched by 21-year-old model – younger than it allows Philip Morris has admitted to having used a 21-year-old model from Russia in its global marketing campaign for a heated tobacco device. Company rules say models should be at least 25 years old....
20:16, 05/10/2019

Terrifying images show giant squid the size of a car caught on camera in US waters for first time A giant squid has been caught on camera in U.S. waters for the first time ever by researchers who were looking for creatures living in the "midnight zone" of the sea....
07:48, 06/24/2019

SEE IT: giant great white shark stuns fisherman during real-life ‘Jaws’ moment Jeff Crilly was out on his boat the “Big Nutz Required II” with some pals Monday when a great white shark swam up to the stem of the boat and grabbed a bag of chum, in a tale reminiscent of the 1975 blockbuster “Jaws.”...
03:32, 06/19/2019

U.S. blocks Chinese state-owned telecom giant out of security concerns, threatens more scrutiny U.S. officials on Thursday blocked a Chinese state-owned telecom company from operating here and offering phone services to American customers, while sounding fresh fears that Beijing seeks to snoop on U.S. communications networks....
15:48, 05/09/2019

Olay Tests a Refillable Moisturizer as Beauty Industry Grapples With Its Giant Trash Problem Fresh, soft skin comes at a cost—to the planet. Specifically, I’m talking about all that packaging your favorite lotion or cream comes in, which is likely made of hard-to-degrade plastics. That’s why Olay—y’know, that bougie stuff your abuelita is al...
15:48, 06/06/2019

Moon mystery solved? Study suggests giant space rock hit Earth 4.5B years ago A new study suggests that the formation of Earth's Moon may have stemmed from a giant space rock that hit our planet nearly 4.5 billion years ago, while it was still forming....
13:16, 04/30/2019

Lab-testing giant Quest Diagnostics just announced a data breach that could impact 11.9 million patients Hollis Johnson/Business Insider Clinical laboratory giant Quest Diagnostics said on Monday that there had been a breach of financial information on nearly 11.9 million patients. The breach occurred at one of Quest's billing collections vendors, the...
13:48, 06/03/2019

Fortnite Oversized phone, big piano, giant dancing fish trophy location in Week 2 Season 9 Fortnite Week 2 Challenges continue and this time Epic Games wants players to visit an oversized phone, a big piano and a giant dancing fish trophy. Here are the locations to help speed up your progress....
07:00, 05/16/2019

Lamar Odom Says He Used "A Giant, Rubber, Black Cock" To Pass His Drug Test For The 2004 Olympics Lamar Odom was in a bit of a pickle in 2004. He had accomplished a lifelong dream in getting named to the Team USA Olympic basketball roster set to go to Athens that summer. All he had to do to officially join the team was pass a drug test a few days...
12:00, 05/18/2019

Walmart against monopolies: The retail giant is filing a price-fixing lawsuit against a shady Brazilian meatpacker In late May, Walmart filed an antitrust lawsuit against over a dozen poultry producers, including Pilgrim's Pride, a subsidiary of the Brazilian-owned meatpacking conglomerate, JBS USA. The company is currently receiving over $64 million as part of t...
18:00, 06/05/2019

CrossFit quits Facebook, Instagram, accuses social media giant of censorship, being 'utopian socialists' CrossFit, the branded workout regimen, accused Facebook of being “utopian socialists” and left the platform after the social network deleted a group dedicated to a diet....
08:16, 05/25/2019

Health Nuts Take Note: The FDA Just Announced That The Key To A Balanced Diet Is To Be Kept In A Cage By A Giant Who Feeds You Three Nutrient-Rich Pellets Every Day If you’re someone who works hard to maintain a clean and healthy diet, here’s some information you need to hear: The FDA just announced that the key to a balanced diet is to be kept in a cage by a giant who feeds you three nutrient-rich pellets every...
12:48, 05/20/2019

Lamar Odom Reveals He Passed Drug Tests for 2004 Olympics With the Help of 'A Giant, Rubber, Black Cock' Lamar Odom apparently needs to sell some books. Fresh off the TMI news that the embattled baller’s memoir reveals he’s bedded over 2,000 women, reports now say the book also details the um, lengths, he went through to pass his drug tests in 2004....
13:32, 05/19/2019

Pro-life group calls for Netflix boycott after streaming giant threatens to leave Georgia over 'heartbeat' bill A United Kingdom-based pro-life group has called for a boycott of Netflix after the streaming giant said it would consider shunning Georgia over the state's recently-enacted "heartbeat" abortion bill....
13:48, 06/05/2019

Tory leadership news LIVE: Boris Johnson takes giant leap towards Number 10 after another major win in fifth ballot Boris Johnson has taken his biggest leap yet towards Number 10, after gaining more than 50 per cent of the votes in the ballot for the final two of the Tory leadership contest....
12:48, 06/20/2019

Channel24.co.za | CUTIE! Celebrating the royal baby with a giant chocolate teddy bear made with 622 bars of Dairy Milk! Cadbury World has created a 28kg chocolate teddy bear, using around 622 bars worth of Dairy Milk, to celebrate the birth of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex's first baby....
15:48, 05/07/2019

Lady Gaga opened the Met Gala by changing out of a giant pink dress down to a bra and tights, wearing a total of 4 outfits on the red carpet AP Lady Gaga showed up to the Met Gala wearing a giant hot pink dress. She then unveiled three more outfits underneath. The looks included a large black dress, a tight hot pink number, and a sparkly black bra and tights. Visit INSIDER's homepage f...
01:00, 05/08/2019

Ellen DeGeneres gifts Blake Shelton, Gwen Stefani giant 'countdown clock,' urges proposal: 'Time is passing' Time is running out for Blake Shelton to pop the big question to longtime girlfriend Gwen Stefani — at least, according to talk show host Ellen DeGeneres....
17:00, 05/01/2019

CBOE CREATES TWO NEW VOLATILITY INDEXES TIED TO GOLD AND EURO CURRENCY; New Benchmarks Continue the Expansion of CBOE's Volatility Franchise Into New Asset Classes CHICAGO, July 31, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced today that on Friday, August 1, 2008, the Exchange will begin publishing two new Volatility benchmarks -- the CBOE Gold Volatility Index (ticker symbol GVZ) and the CBOE Eur...
00:32, 05/02/2019

Why 'Godzilla: King of the Monsters' is the Avengers of giant creature features 'Godzilla: King of the Monsters' brings together a host of battling giant creatures to set the stage for next year's epic 'Godzilla vs. Kong.'        ...
16:00, 05/29/2019

Giant – and controversial – telescope to be built on sacred Hawaiian peak Scientists say the new telescope will help answer fundamental questions about the advent of the universe.        ...
20:16, 06/20/2019

Pokémon Sword And Shield's Giant Pokémon Changed Up My Battle Strategy If you were worried about Pokémon Sword and Shield’s new Dynamaxing mechanic, which makes your Pokémon super big and super powerful for a limited amount of time, being an empty gimmick, you can calm down. I played a 20-minute demo at E3 yesterday, an...
13:16, 06/12/2019

Giant stone money discovered as the 'original Bitcoin' A University of Oregon study traces cryptocurrency’s origins back to an ancient stone money system used in western Micronesia.       ...
14:00, 06/12/2019

Texas gator stabbed (KPRC) Residents of Sugar Land, Texas are worried about an alligator, not because of the dangers of the reptile itself, but because of what someone did to it. The gator is in Pumpkin Lake, which backs up to Cullinan Park, and neighbors said they̵...
13:32, 06/14/2019

Here's Why There's a Whole Private Air Force in Texas If you had to guess which state contains a private air force, you would guess Texas. You just would. Airborne Tactical Advantage, located near Fort Worth, Texas, has an inventory of more than 90 fighter and attack jets, contracting them to the U.S. m...
15:32, 05/03/2019

British teen who mowed giant 'message' for Trump interviewed on Jimmy Kimmel show A British teenager who made headlines for mowing a giant penis into his lawn has told US chat show host Jimmy Kimmel that his parents were "very proud"....
10:16, 06/06/2019

Pokemon Sword Shield release date leaked: Giant Pokemon, Raids, Legendary info revealed Ahead of the Pokemon Direct that's scheduled to take place this afternoon, there appears to have been a huge leak about what we can expect in the games....
09:16, 06/05/2019

The Latest: Newgarden gets 1st Texas win, 3rd of season FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the IndyCar race in Texas (all times local): 9:50 p.m. Josef Newgarden has his first IndyCar victory in Texas and is the first three-time winner in the series this year. Newgarden held off Alexander Rossi over t...
20:48, 06/08/2019

Texas is poised to ban red light cameras Texas is set to become the 11th state in the country to ban the use of red light cameras. The Dallas News reported the state Senate passed a bill that would outlaw the devices designed to catch drivers speeding through red lights by a 23 to eight vot...
13:16, 05/20/2019

Tornadoes cause damage in Northeast Texas Tornadoes swept parts of northeastern Texas, damaging homes and buildings and causing at least one injury. Damage was reported southwest and east of Dallas. (May 30)        ...
05:00, 05/30/2019

Ole Miss rallies in 9th to beat Texas A&M 1-0 HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Cole Zabowski’s two-out double in the ninth brought home the game’s only run as Mississippi edged Texas A&M 1-0 in a Southeastern Conference Tournament elimination game Thursday despite going hitless for the first eigh...
12:00, 05/23/2019

Rob Lowe to star in Texas spin-off of Fox's 9-1-1 A little more than a month after renewing Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk, and Tim Minear’s 9-1-1, Fox has taken a big step in transforming it into a franchise to compete with Law & Order or the Chicago shows. According to Variety, the network has orde...
04:00, 05/13/2019

Sato over 220 mph to get IndyCar Series pole at Texas FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Takuma Sato has earned the pole for the IndyCar Series race at Texas with a two-lap qualifying average of 220.250 mph. Sato got his ninth career pole with the strong run Friday at the high-speed 1 ½-mile oval. The Rahal Lette...
18:00, 06/07/2019

FAA Investigating Chick-Fil-A’s Exclusion At Texas Airport SAN ANTONIO (AP) – The Federal Aviation Administration says it’s investigating a decision to exclude Chick-fil-A from an airport concession contract in San Antonio over opposition to the fast-food chain owners’ record on LGBT issues...
12:48, 05/25/2019

FAA investigating Chick-fil-A's exclusion at Texas airport The Federal Aviation Administration says it's investigating a decision to exclude Chick-fil-A from an airport concession contract in San Antonio over opposition to the fast-food chain owners' record on LGBT issues....
12:48, 05/25/2019

Texas man charged in death of trans woman, 2 more A 33-year-old man has been arrested in the slayings of three women in Dallas, including a transgender woman whose death brought nationwide attention, police said Wednesday. (June 13)        ...
12:48, 06/13/2019

Search underway for Texas man who went missing on hike MENA, Ark. (AP) — Family and friends have joined the search for a Texas man who went missing last weekend while on a hike in a remote area of Arkansas. Family members say 38-year-old Joshua McClatchy of Fort Worth texted his mother Saturday afternoon...
06:00, 06/06/2019

Texas man gets prison for smuggling immigrants in furniture CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — A Houston-area man has been sentenced to nearly two years in prison for trying to smuggle immigrants in furniture after three people were found in a plastic-wrapped dresser that was nailed shut. Federal prosecutors say 23...
09:00, 05/21/2019

Flu ruled out as cause of death for Texas couple in Fiji FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Health officials in Fiji say they don’t yet have an answer on why a Texas couple died while vacationing on the island but that influenza has been ruled out as a potential cause. Fiji’s Ministry of Health and Medic...
06:00, 06/06/2019

Texas softball pitcher ‘doing well’ after getting hit in face with ball This was a painful victory for the Texas Longhorn softball team. Texas pitcher Miranda Elish took a throw to the face in the second inning of the Longhorns’ 7-5 comeback victory over host Alabama at in Friday’s NCAA softball super regiona...
01:48, 05/25/2019

Texas man gets life sentence for abduction of 2 sisters AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A man accused of fatally beating a Central Texas woman and kidnapping her daughters has been sentenced to life in federal prison. Forty-five-year-old Terry Allen Miles was convicted in February of several charges, including two c...
12:16, 05/21/2019

In Texas, Winemakers Find Room to Roam Forced to leave the North Fork of Long Island after a zoning dispute, Southold Farm and Cellar, a groundbreaking producer, has started anew in Hill Country....
14:00, 05/21/2019

2 Texas men died trying to jump car over open drawbridge LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — Two Texas men are dead after trying to jump a compact car across the gap on a raised drawbridge. Louisiana State Police say it happened shortly after 2 a.m. Friday at the Black Bayou Bridge about 6 miles (9.65 kilometers) sou...
18:16, 05/24/2019

Texas students F-bombed during standardized test Some Texas fifth-graders got an eyeful while taking a standardized test – when an F-bomb popped up in an image, according to a report. While taking the test on April 10, a student in the Lumberton school district alerted a teacher about the offensive...
14:48, 05/03/2019

Texas Set to Become 11th State to Ban Red Light Cameras Texas is poised to ban red light cameras after the state Senate approved House Bill 1631 by a 23 to 8 vote on Friday, the Dallas News reported. Republican Governor Greg Abbott just needs to sign the bill, which is almost a certainty, given the fact t...
10:32, 05/20/2019

Family: Woman shot by Texas cop was mentally ill The lawyer for the family of a woman who was fatally shot by a Houston-area police cop says the officer knew she suffered from mental illness. (May 16)        ...
19:00, 05/16/2019

Texas man suspected of cutting off mom’s head with hacksaw DENTON, Texas (AP) — Police have arrested a 22-year-old Texas man suspected of cutting off his mother’s head with a hacksaw. Isaac Israel Warriner was being held Friday in Denton County’s jail on charges including the abuse of a corpse. H...
08:00, 05/17/2019

U. of Texas pitcher recovering from throw to face Texas Longhorns pitcher Miranda Elish is recovering after taking a throw to the face in Friday's NCAA softball super regional game against the Alabama Crimson Tide....
20:00, 05/25/2019

Texas clings to unconstitutional, homophobic laws – and it's not alone The legislature has again spurned an opportunity to end its ban on ‘homosexual conduct’ and 15 other states retain similar lawsThe Texas legislature has ended another busy session, sending bills to the governor that would ban red-light traffic camera...
00:00, 06/01/2019

The Latest: FBI says man shot near Texas courthouse dies DALLAS (AP) — The Latest on an exchange of gunfire outside the federal courthouse in downtown Dallas (all times local): 11:50 a.m. The FBI says a 22-year-old man who was shot in an exchange of gunfire with federal officers outside a federal courthous...
11:32, 06/17/2019

Texas church opens new sanctuary after massacre SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (AP) — A South Texas church where a gunman in 2017 opened fire and killed more than two dozen congregants will unveil a new sanctuary and memorial room honoring the victims. Worshippers and relatives of those killed or injur...
22:00, 05/18/2019

Charges filed against Texas plant for its 4-day fire The District Attorney's Office in suburban Houston filed five environmental criminal charges Monday against a petrochemical plant, where a fire burned for four days in March....
18:32, 04/29/2019

Texas eliminates Oklahoma State in NCAAs FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Steven Chervony of Texas made a 15-foot birdie putt to extend the decisive match and won on the next hole to eliminate top-seeded Oklahoma State and send the Longhorns into the NCAA championship match against Stanford. It wa...
21:16, 05/28/2019

Man charged in abduction of 8-year-old Texas girl FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A man has been charged in the abduction of an 8-year-old girl who was snatched from a street in Fort Worth, Texas, as she walked with her mother. Fort Worth police say the girl was found safe Sunday, about eight hours later, ...
12:32, 05/19/2019

This all-male council in Texas just voted to ban abortion Five men vote to make Waskom ‘sanctuary city for the unborn’Unconstitutional vote comes after series of bans nationwideThe entirely white male council of Waskom in Texas has voted to make the small town a “sanctuary city for the unborn”.The five men ...
12:16, 06/14/2019

Failed escape from Texas jail led to sprinklers set off Investigators in San Antonio say a man originally arrested on a trespassing count tried to escape through the ceiling of his cell but was caught after setting off some sprinklers....
08:32, 05/08/2019

What to watch as IndyCar heads back to Texas Buckle up, because you never know what to expect at Texas. IndyCar Insider Jim Ayello previews Saturday's race, which has provided mayhem in the past.        ...
20:32, 06/05/2019

Texas, don't even think about importing California's rail disaster Last week, the Trump administration fulfilled yet another promise when it canceled nearly $1 billion in taxpayer funding for California’s high-speed rail project between Los Angeles and San Francisco. In the midst of yet another infamous Infrastructu...
00:32, 05/22/2019

Last of 6 Texas men charged in Missouri gun theft sentenced SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Two Dallas men who helped steal 654 firearms in Springfield, Missouri, have been sentenced to federal prison. Federal prosecutors say 36-year-old Raynord Hunt was sentenced Friday to eight years and four months in prison witho...
11:16, 06/24/2019

Trump's trade war could cost him Texas and the presidency As Senate Republicans wait on tenterhooks for Vice President Mike Pence to talk trade with Mexico's foreign minister, a new Quinnipiac poll should have the entire party shaking in its boots right now....
12:32, 06/05/2019

9 children taken to Texas hospital after school bus crash MULESHOE, Texas (AP) — Authorities say nine children were taken to a West Texas hospital after a semi-trailer carrying cattle collided with a school bus. Texas Department of Public Safety Lt. Bryan Witt said Wednesday that the children aboard the Mul...
09:32, 06/12/2019

Texas barge collision: no air quality concerns Officials monitor health concerns while cleanup continues following a collision at a busy commercial waterway near Houston involving four vessels.        ...
06:00, 05/13/2019

Massive funnel cloud in Texas panhandle Tornadoes strafed the middle of the country Thursday, this time concentrated in sparsely populated panhandles of Oklahoma and Texas. One particulary large funnel cloud was spotted in Lipscomb County, Texas, near the Oklahoma state line. (May 24) ...
02:16, 05/24/2019

Bond set for Texas man charged in death of transgender woman DALLAS (AP) — A judge has set a $500,000 bond for a 22-year-old man charged in the killing of a transgender woman whose body was found in a Dallas lake. Ruben Alvarado made an initial court appearance Friday morning after his arrest Thursday. He̵...
09:32, 06/21/2019

Texas officer kills woman after stun-gun struggle Residents of an apartment complex in the Houston area describe the moments that led to an officer fatally shooting a woman who police said had taken the officer's Taser. (May 14)        ...
05:32, 05/15/2019

Sheriff’s deputy found fatally shot in car in Texas FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A Texas sheriff says one of his deputies was found fatally shot inside his car, near the county jail. Tarrant County Sheriff Bill Waybourn tells news outlets that Sgt. Keith Shepherd was found Friday night inside his car in a...
22:48, 06/14/2019

She Stopped to Help Migrants on a Texas Highway. Moments Later, She Was Arrested. A county attorney in West Texas was detained for helping three young migrants, part of an escalating attempt to investigate and punish those providing aid to border crossers....
09:48, 05/10/2019

Bible, other items kept from ex-Texas nurse held in deaths SAN ANTONIO (AP) — A Texas judge has sided with prosecutors in withholding a Bible, letters and other personal items from a former nurse suspected of killing dozens of children. Bexar County prosecutors argued in court Wednesday that 68-year-old Gene...
10:16, 05/23/2019

In photos: The B-52s, Pitbull perform at Kaaboo Texas fest Musicians across genres perform at the inaugural KAABOO Texas festival from May 10 through May 12, 2019, in Arlington, Texas. The three-day festival included music, art, comedy acts and gourmet food....
10:16, 05/13/2019

South Texas tornadoes leave damage but no injuries LA GRANGE, Texas (AP) — Several tornadoes were reported across south central Texas, leaving damage in their wake but no reports of injuries as severe thunderstorms rumbled across the region. The National Weather Service says two tornadoes were report...
23:16, 05/03/2019

Ex-Texas A&M football player found guilty of murder A jury has convicted a former Texas A&M football player of murder in the killing of a Dallas jogger who was hacked to death with a machete in 2015.        ...
12:32, 04/30/2019

'Not a day to mess around' as Texas, Oklahoma face tornado threat Some 6 million people across a broad swath of Texas and Oklahoma were bracing for possible tornadoes on Monday, as the U.S. National Weather service warned that the risk of twisters in the region was at the highest level they had seen in years....
12:48, 05/20/2019

New Texas law expected to boost Buffett's dealership group Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed legislation this week that should end years of regulatory uncertainty for Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Automotive dealership group....
18:16, 06/05/2019

For many Texas Republicans, Trump’s threatened tariffs on Mexico go too far The GOP members of congress who represent Texas are caught between loyalty to the president and the potentially severe economic consequences to their state....
16:16, 06/06/2019

Texas lawmaker calls vaccine research 'sorcery' A vaccine researcher in Texas tweeted a map this week that showed an upward trend in vaccine exemptions in the Lone Star State. More and more, parents were opting school-age children out of getting vaccinated....
23:00, 05/09/2019

F1 remains confident in US Grand Prix future in Texas Formula One official says series expects to race the U.S. Grand Prix at the Circuit of the Americas in Texas for many years to come        ...
14:48, 05/28/2019

Texas boy, 12, allegedly fatally shot brother, 10, because he was mad: report The 12-year-old boy who was arrested in Texas on a murder charge Saturday after authorities said he fatally shot his 10-year-old brother will reportedly undergo a mental health evaluation, a report Monday said....
03:32, 05/07/2019

Alligator With Knife Stuck in Its Head Seen in Lake in Texas A Texas woman says she recently witnessed an alligator with what appeared to be some kind of knife stuck in its head swimming in a local lake, a situation she says she believes may have been a purposeful act.Read more......
19:00, 06/14/2019

Charges filed after fire at Texas petrochemical facility Prosecutors have filed water pollution charges against a company that owns a Houston-area petrochemical storage facility where a large fire caused chemicals to flow into a nearby waterway....
15:32, 04/29/2019

Texas church opening new sanctuary 18 months after massacre A South Texas church begins a new chapter of worship on Sunday as it unveils a new sanctuary a year and half after a gunman opened fire and killed more than two dozen congregants in the deadliest mass shooting in state history....
08:32, 05/19/2019

Golf: Leader Kang seeks maiden win in Texas South Korea's Sung Kang fired a third-round 68 to take a three-stroke lead into the final round of the AT&T Byron Nelson in Texas on Sunday and keep his hopes of a maiden PGA Tour victory alive....
11:16, 05/12/2019

US opens new mass shelter in Texas for migrant children The federal government is opening a new mass shelter for migrant children near the U.S-Mexico border and is considering housing children on three military bases to add 3,000 more beds to the overtaxed system in the coming weeks. Migrant children will...
17:00, 06/06/2019

Texas settles lawsuit alleging voter intimidation Texas agreed to end an initiative that a Latino civil rights group said intimidated voters based on a false narrative of voter fraud, a settlement released Friday showed....
12:16, 04/29/2019

Feds apprehend over 1,000 asylum seekers at Texas border More than 1,000 migrants were taken into custody after illegally crossing the border near El Paso, Texas, early Wednesday, according to a new report. The group of 1,036 was the largest encountered by the Border Patrol, topping the previous record of ...
17:48, 05/30/2019

South Texas oil producer 1776 Energy up for sale Privately held 1776 Energy Operators LLC told Reuters on Friday it would put itself up for sale, after sources familiar with the South Texas-focused oil and gas producer said they expected it to be valued at around $1.5 billion, including debt....
04:00, 05/18/2019

Texas struggles to keep pace as thirst for water intensifies DALLAS (AP) — Texas officials are struggling to ensure that they can sate everyone’s thirst as about 1,000 people arrive each day in a state where prolonged drought is a regular occurrence. Indications that the state’s water infrastructur...
11:00, 06/01/2019

Texas FAA flight control center evacuated due to odor FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — At least 100 flights at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport have been delayed after the partial evacuation of a nearby government air traffic control center because of a rank odor. The incident began late Thursday morning...
17:00, 05/16/2019

Texas governor OKs budget with $1M gun storage safety effort AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has approved a spending bill that includes a $1 million public safety campaign for firearm storage. The Republican signed a $250 billion two-year budget Saturday without any line-item vetoes. It includes mo...
11:48, 06/16/2019

The Latest: Relative: Texas cop harassed woman many times HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on the investigation of a police shooting of a Houston-area woman (all times local): 4:40 p.m. A woman says a police officer harassed her cousin more than 10 times at their Houston-area apartment complex before he finally sh...
17:00, 05/16/2019

US says border wall will 'avoid' historic Texas cemetery The U.S. government says it won't build President Donald Trump's border wall on the site of a historic cemetery that might have required the exhumation of graves....
11:48, 06/03/2019

How a stray dog got the best of a Texas police officer (and ate his beef jerky, too) A stray Texas pit bull 'hijacked' a Kilgore police officer's car Saturday and snagged his beef jerky in the front seat before animal control arrived.        ...
22:00, 06/16/2019

Texas woman learns mom’s fertility doctor is her biological dad A Texas woman’s quest to learn about her personal history exposed more than she bargained for when genetic tests revealed her mother’s fertility doctor is her biological dad. After learning 14 years ago that she was conceived by artificial inseminati...
12:32, 05/04/2019

The Pour: In Texas, Winemakers Find Room to Roam Forced to leave the North Fork of Long Island after a zoning dispute, Southold Farm and Cellar, a groundbreaking producer, has started anew in Hill Country....
13:16, 05/16/2019

Man who reported 4-year-old Texas girl missing is arrested HOUSTON (AP) — The man who reported a 4-year-old Texas girl had been abducted from him last weekend has been arrested near Houston. U.S. Marshals’ southern district spokesman Alfredo Perez says that Darion Vence was taken into custody Saturday ...
17:48, 05/11/2019

Texas moves to arm more teachers to prevent school shootings AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas lawmakers moved the state closer to arming more teachers to help prevent school shootings, sending the measure to Gov. Greg Abbott for consideration. The bill passed Wednesday night by the Senate was part of a group of scho...
20:32, 05/22/2019

Texas toddler lands in ICU after swallowing dad's watch battery A Texas mother is warning about the dangers of everyday household objects after her toddler required emergency surgery to remove a watch battery from her esophagus. ...
09:00, 04/30/2019

Texas officer charged with homicide for shooting black man A Texas grand jury indicted a suburban Dallas police officer Wednesday on a charge of criminally negligent homicide for fatally shooting a black man during a traffic stop last year....
17:00, 05/01/2019

Sprint Drove Me to a Dumpster in Texas to Show Me the Future The experience of using a 5G phone for the first time is a bit anticlimactic, if I’m being honest. When I picked up an LG V50 ThinQ running on Sprint’s hours-old 5G network in Dallas on Wednesday, an LG rep urged me to observe just how quickly YouTub...
10:00, 05/31/2019

Texas Congressman Says Women Should 'Absolutely' Be Punished for Having Abortions In a video released by a reproductive rights group, U.S. Rep. Ron Wright says women who have abortions should “absolutely” be jailed, HuffPost reported on Thursday....
08:32, 06/07/2019

Dixon has chance for record-tying 4th IndyCar win at Texas FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Scott Dixon is starting on the front row at Texas, where he has the chance to match the track record for IndyCar Series victories. Dixon is the defending race winner at the 1½-mile oval, where he has won three times. Helio Ca...
17:16, 06/08/2019

Recovery continues in Texas town nearly 2 years after Harvey PORT ARANSAS, Texas (AP) — Federal officials say most retailers in a South Texas town decimated by Hurricane Harvey have reopened as tourism authorities seek to woo visitors back. A Federal Emergency Management Agency statement Tuesday said Port Aran...
14:00, 06/04/2019

Facebook is financing a massive solar farm in Texas Facebook is investing heavily in a massive solar farm in Texas as it rumbles towards its goal of running entirely on renewable energy by the end of next year. Renewables company Longroad Energy has started building the Prospero Solar project in Andre...
13:32, 05/31/2019

Texas couple on holiday in Fiji die from unidentified illness The deaths of an American couple who became ill while vacationing in Fiji late last month are being investigated by health officials on the South Pacific Island, with help from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, authorities said Tuesd...
10:32, 06/04/2019

Teenage Guatemalan migrant dies in Texas while in U.S. custody A 16-year-old Guatemalan migrant died in a Texas hospital while in the custody of the U.S. government on Wednesday after his health steadily declined due to a severe brain infection, according to officials from both countries....
04:48, 05/02/2019

Rep. Joaquin Castro says he will not run to challenge Sen. John Cornyn in Texas U.S. Rep. Joaquín Castro said Wednesday that he will not challenge U.S. Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, for his seat in 2020. The Democratic congressman from San Antonio had said in early March that he was considering a run....
02:48, 05/02/2019

Ex-Texas A&M football player gets life in prison for murder A former Texas A&M football player has been sentenced to life in prison for the murder of a Dallas jogger who was hacked to death with a machete in 2015        ...
18:32, 05/01/2019

‘I’m sick of that crap:’ Baker Mayfield rips Texas and its QB Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield, who is the face of the franchise in Cleveland, can’t quite move on from his Oklahoma days and the Red River Rivalry. Mayfield, who won the 2017 Heisman Trophy while with the Sooners, slammed rival Texas and it...
03:48, 06/20/2019

Three Children and a Woman Are Found Dead Along the Border in Texas The bodies of what appeared to be a migrant woman in her 20s and three children — two infants and a toddler — were near McAllen, the authorities said....
07:00, 06/24/2019

Retrial set for Texas teen charged with killing his parents A Texas teenager is set to be tried again on capital murder charges in the shooting deaths of his mother and his father, who was a standout linebacker for Texas A&M University before having a short NFL career        ...
11:48, 05/21/2019

Texas police: Similarities among attacks of transgender women Dallas police are investigating whether there is a connection between the deaths of two transgender women and an assault on a third in the past seven months, authorities said....
06:00, 05/22/2019

Man gets life for killing West Texas college student A Texas jury has convicted a 28-year-old man guilty of murder in the death of a college student who was missing for months before her body was found in a shallow grave....
19:16, 05/08/2019

Police: Man wanted in stabbings fatally shot in Texas KENT, Conn. (AP) — Police say a Connecticut man accused in the fatal stabbing of a Nashville man and the wounding of his wife has been fatally shot in Texas after stabbing a deputy there. The Metropolitan Nashville Police tweeted Monday that 34-year-...
10:32, 06/24/2019

Texas’ Jaxson Hayes headlines list of big men in NBA draft Jaxson Hayes needed only a year at Texas to put himself at the front of the class of big men in Thursday’s NBA draft. The freshman could go late in the lottery, headlining a list of intriguing talents as the role of the big man has evolved in t...
08:48, 06/18/2019

Report: Air quality harmed as Texas oil production booms DALLAS (AP) — An environmental group says the booming production of oil and natural gas in West Texas is exposing residents to unhealthy levels of air pollution. The Environmental Integrity Project noted in a report released Thursday that the Permian...
00:16, 05/09/2019

Salvadoran migrants killed in Texas vehicle crash Authorities in south Texas say six migrants from El Salvador have been killed and five critically injured when an SUV that earlier fled police crashed into a drainage ditch. (June 5)        ...
06:32, 06/06/2019

No air quality concerns detected after Texas barge collision BAYPORT, Texas (AP) — Officials say air monitoring hasn’t raised health concerns as the cleanup continues following a collision at a busy commercial waterway near Houston involving four vessels that caused a toxic gasoline product to leak into ...
18:32, 05/12/2019

Texas border agents say 5,500 migrants a day are illegally entering US Apprehensions have since soared 582 percent to levels not seen in almost two decades – and almost double what President Obama in 2014 called a “crisis.”...
15:00, 05/13/2019

Texas boy dies after being impaled on swimming pool’s fence FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Police in Fort Worth say no criminal charges will be filed in the death of an 11-year-old boy who was impaled as he climbed over an iron fence surrounding an apartment complex’s swimming pool. Fort Worth police say a gr...
05:32, 05/09/2019

Ducoff powers Texas A&M past Florida 8-7 in 10 winnings HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Jonathan Ducoff delivered an RBI single in the bottom of the 10th and also had a three-run homer to lift Texas A&M to an 8-7 victory over Florida Tuesday in the opening game of the Southeastern Conference Tournament. Cam Blake dre...
12:16, 05/21/2019

LEADING OFF: Vlad Jr. in Texas, MLB-best Twins visit Yankees LEADING OFF: Vlad Jr. in Texas, MLB-best Twins at Yankee Stadium, Cardinals and Cubs square off for 1st time this season        ...
22:32, 05/02/2019

Texas C Prince to transfer after missing season with injury Texas center Sedona Prince, one of the nation's top recruits, says she is transferring after sitting out last season with a leg injury        ...
10:00, 06/05/2019

Facebook is building a massive solar project in Texas ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Facebook is building a massive solar farm in West Texas that’s believed to be one of the largest solar projects in the nation. Boston-based renewable energy developer Longroad Energy recently announced it was partnering...
22:48, 06/10/2019

Texas set to extend limit on child sex abuse lawsuits AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Texas bill that would give child sexual abuse victims more time to sue their abusers and institutions in civil court is heading to Republican Gov. Greg Abbott. The bill approved unanimously Friday by the state House comes after...
18:16, 05/24/2019

Former Texas prison sergeant set for trial in inmate's death A former Texas prison sergeant is slated to stand trial, accused of throwing a handcuffed prisoner onto a concrete floor so viciously that the inmate died....
15:32, 05/21/2019

Tanker collision leads to gas spill in Texas channel Multiple vessels collided in the Houston Ship Channel Friday afternoon, spilling an unknown volume of a toxic gasoline.        ...
19:16, 05/11/2019

Texas city bans abortion, says it’s a ‘sanctuary’ for unborn WASKOM, Texas (AP) — A small Texas city has passed a local abortion ban and declared itself a “sanctuary city for the unborn.” Right to Life of East Texas says the vote Tuesday by the all-male Waskom City Council means the city along the ...
11:00, 06/13/2019

Planned Parenthood funding in Texas at stake in hearing NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal appeals court is about to again take up the issue of whether and how states can cut off federal Medicaid funding for Planned Parenthood. A federal district judge blocked Texas’ effort to stop Planned Parenthood fund...
22:00, 05/13/2019

‘Chick-fil-A’ bill reignites LGBT opposition in Texas AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has signaled he’ll sign a contentious measure that Republicans call a defense of Chick-fil-A and religious freedom but was tearfully opposed by gay lawmakers. The Texas House gave final approval to th...
14:00, 05/21/2019

1-year-old child left in SUV dies in south Texas GALVESTON, Texas (AP) — A 1-year-old child has died after being left in a parked SUV in south Texas for about five hours. Galveston police spokesman Sgt. Xavier Hancock tells the Daily News that a parent had arrived for work at a restaurant about 11 ...
00:00, 06/24/2019