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2019-06-17 20:56

Zverev cruises into second round at Halle, Monfils ousted "World number five Alexander Zverev of Germany breezed into the second round of the Halle Open with a 6-4 7-5 victory over Dutchman Robin Hasse on Monday."...
2019-06-17 20:51

Anderson makes winning return from injury at Queen's "Kevin Anderson rallied from a set down to beat Briton Cameron Norrie 4-6 7-6(5) 6-4 in the opening round of the Queen\u0027s Club championships on Monday, marking a successful return from an elbow injury that had kept him out since March."...
2019-06-17 20:51

Konta wins Nature Valley opener in Birmingham "Johanna Konta was thrilled to make a winning return to action in her first match since her French Open semi-final defeat in the first round of the Nature Valley Classic."...
2019-06-17 20:51

Pliskova through but Sabalenka, Svitolina out in Birmingham "Third seed Karolina Pliskova cruised into the second round of the Nature Valley Classic on Monday but Aryna Sabalenka and Elina Svitolina suffered shock first round upsets to unseeded players."...
2019-06-17 20:51

OPEC needs to send strong solidarity message: JP Morgan head of oil market research OPEC is scheduled to meet next Tuesday, but Saudi Arabia wants to push it back. Abhishek Deshpande, J.P. Morgan head of oil market research and strategy, joins 'The Exchange' to discuss how the movement of dates is crucial for oil markets....
2019-06-17 20:51

Lawyers ask board to spare condemned Georgia man’s life ATLANTA (AP) — Lawyers for a Georgia man set to be executed this week are asking the state parole board to spare his life, arguing that he didn’t cause the death for which he was condemned. Marion Wilson Jr. is scheduled to die Thursday. He and...
2019-06-17 20:51

Weather Service confirms 9 tornadoes in central Indiana INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The National Weather Service says at least nine tornadoes struck Indiana, damaging a school and other buildings and downing trees. It says three EF2 tornadoes with winds up to 130 mph (210 kph) struck Greene, Monroe and Rush count...
2019-06-17 20:51

Spain and China advance with scoreless draw LE HAVRE, France (AP) — Spain and China played to a scoreless draw Monday that advanced both squads to the round of 16 at the Women’s World Cup. Spain finished second in Group B behind Germany. Spain advanced to the knockout stage for the first...
2019-06-17 20:51

QB Josh McCown retires after 16 NFL seasons NEW YORK (AP) — Quarterback Josh McCown has announced he is retiring from playing football after an NFL career that spanned 16 NFL seasons and included stints with 10 teams. McCown, who turns 40 on July 4, writes in a piece for The Players’ Tri...
2019-06-17 20:51

Special Weather Statement issued June 17 at 2:28PM EDT by NWS Jackson KY At 227 PM EDT, a strong thunderstorm was located over Chavies, or 9 miles northwest of Hazard, moving northeast at 20 mph. Winds of 30 to 40 mph and pea size hail are possible with this storm. Locations impacted include… Altro, Bush Branch, Har...
2019-06-17 20:51

White House: Israelis not invited to Mideast peace workshop WASHINGTON (AP) — A White House official says that Israeli representatives have not been invited to the Trump administration’s Israeli-Palestinian peace conference in Bahrain next week. The official said Monday that the meeting is to focus on t...
2019-06-17 20:51

Minnesota governor to hand over power during knee surgery ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz will temporarily transfer his powers and duties to Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan while he undergoes knee surgery Thursday. Walz’s office says he will be under general anesthetic while doctors repair a to...
2019-06-17 20:51

Ecuador: US military could use Galápagos island for flights QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Ecuador’s government says it may let the U.S. military use a Galápagos island for aircraft on anti-drug trafficking flights, drawing criticism that the agreement would damage the archipelago’s unique animal and plant...
2019-06-17 20:51

The Latest: Gov asks feds to declare fisheries disaster NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on how Midwest flooding affects seafood (all times local): 1:30 p.m. Louisiana’s governor has asked the federal government to declare a fisheries disaster for the state. Gov. John Bel Edwards said Monday that he as...
2019-06-17 20:51

Harvard pulls Parkland grad’s admission over racist comments BOSTON (AP) — A Parkland school shooting survivor says Harvard University revoked his acceptance over racist comments he made online and in text messages about two years ago. Kyle Kashuv says the Ivy League school asked him in May to explain the comm...
2019-06-17 20:51

Confederate monument in Tennessee vandalized: ‘They were racists’ A Confederate statue commemorating more 500 Tennessee soldiers was vandalized overnight Sunday with the words “They were racists” tagged in red paint....
2019-06-17 20:51

Bodies of woman and her son, 3, found in remote Oregon after boy’s father arrested on murder charges Authorities made a grim discovery in remote Oregon over the weekend—the bodies of a 3-year-old boy and his mother who had been missing for a month and who authorities have believed were murdered....
2019-06-17 20:51

California man killed in Costco shooting was nonverbal, had intellectual disability, family says The man who was shot and killed by an off-duty Los Angeles police officer at a Costco in Southern California on Friday was known as a "gentle giant" who was mentally disabled and couldn't have started an argument that led to the deadly confrontation,...
2019-06-17 20:51

'Emanuel' explores life after tragic church shooting Jennifer Pinckney was hiding under a desk holding the mouth of her then-6-year-old daughter when Dylann Roof fired more than 70 rounds in Mother Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, killing nine black worshippers....
2019-06-17 20:51

Lawyers ask board to spare condemned Georgia man's life Lawyers for a Georgia man set to be executed this week are asking the state parole board to spare his life, arguing that he didn't cause the death for which he was condemned....
2019-06-17 20:51

Sentencing for pastor convicted of sex charges rescheduled A former minister in Ohio found guilty of child sex trafficking after a woman told jurors he groomed her for sex when she was 14 and encouraged her to have sex with two other pastors is scheduled to be sentenced in federal court....
2019-06-17 20:51

UPDATE 1-Boeing says has no plans to change name of 737 max Boeing Co said on Monday it had no plans to change the name of the 737 MAX after news reports that it would be prepared to do so to improve its future marketing....
2019-06-17 20:51

FOREX-Dollar steady ahead of Fed meeting; low chances of June rate cut The U.S. dollar was roughly unchanged on Monday, hovering near the two-week high set earlier in the session as investors reconsidered how dovish the Federal Reserve is likely to be at this week's policy meeting....
2019-06-17 20:51

Mohamed Morsi, Egypt’s First Democratically Elected President, Dies Mohamed Morsi, who was ousted after serving a year as president, collapsed and died in a Cairo courtroom. Critics cited poor prison conditions as a possible cause of death....
2019-06-17 20:51

A decade ago, these girls weren’t allowed to play lacrosse. Now they inspire a reservation. For the St. Regis Mohawk Reservation along the U.S.-Canada border in New York, a high school girls' lacrosse team has been tied to a cultural resurgence for the tribe and helped empower girls at a time when indigenous women face a great risk of viole...
2019-06-17 20:51

Shocking stories of animals at airports The best (and worst!) stories about animals and air travel, from emotional support animal situations gone wrong to smuggled critters and more.       ...
2019-06-17 20:51

Hot dog and hamburger consumption by state With the Fourth of July rapidly approaching, it’s clearly time to fire up those grills. But what state eats the most hot dogs and hamburgers? Find out.       ...
2019-06-17 20:51

July 4th food! How many hot dogs and hamburgers are consumed in your state? With the Fourth of July rapidly approaching, it’s clearly time to fire up those grills. But which state eats the most hot dogs and hamburgers?       ...
2019-06-17 20:51

Tapas 101: Rick Steves' guide to eating adventurously, authentically and affordably in Spain Opt for tapas in Spain and you'll be rewarded with bite-size punches of flavor, a reasonable bill, and the unrelenting energy of the locals.       ...
2019-06-17 20:51

The best credit cards for cruises of 2019 The right credit cards can help you save on Carnival, Royal Caribbean, Norwegian, and Disney Cruises, or trips aboard any kind of vessel.       ...
2019-06-17 20:51

'Empire' actor Bryshere Gray, who plays Jussie Smollett's brother, arrested on traffic offense Police confirmed Bryshere Gray, who plays Jussie Smollett's younger brother on "Empire," was pulled over and arrested on a traffic-related offense.        ...
2019-06-17 20:51

“We are very sorry”—Boeing division CEO apologizes for 737 Max deaths Enlarge / The 10,000th Boeing 737, a MAX 8, was delivered to Southwest Airlines in March 2018. Southwest is a major customer for the 737 MAX 8. (credit: Stephen Brashear|Getty Images) On Monday, Boeing's head of commercial aircraft, Kevin McAlliste...
2019-06-17 20:51

Apple's ground game versus Google's long game As Android has failed to expand far beyond smartphones, Apple has fortified a device ecosystem around pillars of related operating systems. Google sees AI as its wrecking ball....
2019-06-17 20:51

Yemeni children ‘dying right now’ due to food aid diversions Beasley warns Security Council Food continues to be taken “from the mouths of hungry little boys and little girls” in many areas of Yemen controlled by Houthi rebels, warned the head of the UN World Food Programme (WFP) on Monday, who said the agency would be forced to suspend som...
2019-06-17 20:51

Nike releases ‘Pro Hijab’ to meet demand for modest fashions Fashionistas are saying hasta la vista to the idea of “less is more” — a la naked dresses, micro mini skirts and underboob bikinis — in favor of a “more is more” fashionable mindset. The data analytics firm Edited reveals that...
2019-06-17 20:51

Summer’s hottest beauty trends, from neon makeup to bouncy bobs From retro-inspired hairstyles to superbright neon eyeshadow, a look at the coolest, easiest beauty trends heating up the season. Beachy twists Margot Robbie’s thin, face-framing braids at the Cannes Film Festival photo call for “Once Upon a Time in ...
2019-06-17 20:51

Norway island wants to be world's first time-free zone The locals on Sommaroy, an island in northern Norway, make the most of their precious summer sun with no regard to conventional timekeeping. Now they want to be world's first time-free zone officially....
2019-06-17 20:51

Nicholas Sparks defends diversity record at school after emails leak Author of The Notebook and school’s co-founder says emails to former headmaster are ‘not news’ ahead of trial in AugustBestselling romantic novelist Nicholas Sparks has rejected claims that he fostered an anti-LGBT environment at a school that he co-...
2019-06-17 20:51

Are horror's audience-baiting puzzles detracting from the plot? Both Brightburn and Midsommar leave clues for fans to follow, but there’s a danger it’s leading them down a rabbit holeLooking to establish an evil horror cult? The first thing you will need is a good graphics department. It used to be that a trusty ...
2019-06-17 20:51

What's the Best Outdoor Dining in Your City? Good outdoor dining isn’t just a couple of wobbly chairs on a sidewalk. You gotta dress up the place a little bit; you gotta serve food that belongs outdoors. Give your diners some distance from the traffic, or else have a very good reason to stick t...
2019-06-17 20:34

Use Chalk to Lift More Weight For months, I struggled with my grip while lifting; I’d find the barbell slipping from my hands during a deadlift, though I often felt like I could lift more. Much of that changed when I began using chalk, the savior of gym tools....
2019-06-17 20:34

Deadspin What Does Kawhi Leonard Want? Deadspin What Does Kawhi Leonard Want? | The Muse Zendaya Gives Euphoria Viewers a Heads Up on HBO Show’s ‘Graphic,’ ‘Triggering’ Scenes | Splinter Trump’s Bad Polls Leaked and He’s Pissed | The Root What It’s Like To Be a Black Woman Named Beckii | ...
2019-06-17 20:34

Try These Meals if You Want to Eat Less Processed Food Last month, a study found that people who ate “ultra processed” food (think cereal and muffins) ate more calories and gained more weight than those who ate a less processed diet. Ever since, I’ve been using the study’s menus as breakfast inspiration....
2019-06-17 20:34

Save $10 On Your Next $50 Online Grocery Order There’s really no good reason to step foot in a grocery store anymore. A bunch of stores off delivery now, or at the very least, curbside pickup, and Walmart is leading the charge....
2019-06-17 20:34

How to Choose a High-Yield Savings Account There are plenty of places worth investing your money for long-term growth. But what about short-term savings? Shouldn’t you be able to earn a little something extra on that, too?...
2019-06-17 20:34

What's Coming and Going From Netflix the Week of June 17, 2019 Thank god for The Handmaid’s Tale on Hulu, because Netflix’s offerings this week are, at first glance, garbage. If you were a fan of the first seasons of The Casketeers, Girls Incarcerated, GO! Live Your Way, Dark, or The Confession Tapes, you’re i...
2019-06-17 20:34

Determine if a Hot Dog Is a Sandwich With the Cube Rule I love hot dogs, but I have never cared much about their taxonomy. In fact, I have stayed fully out of the “Is a hot dog a sandwich?” discourse, firmly refusing to form an opinion either way. But words mean things, and I understand the urge to bring ...
2019-06-17 20:34

How to Create a Great Podcast, According to the Professionals Starting your own podcast is hard. Making your podcast better is even harder. And a lot of advice out there is too vague. How do you make it more interesting? How do you identify your target audience? So we asked 14 successful podcasters one question...
2019-06-17 20:34

Get a Free Chili's Burger Delivered Today Chili’s announced a new partnership with DoorDash today, which means you can now get everything from egg rolls to chips and salsa from the restaurant delivered to your door. To celebrate, it’s offering customers a free Oldtimer with Cheese with any $...
2019-06-17 20:34

What Exactly Is Lobbying? Last week, in a Twitter exchange, New York Congressmember Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Texas Senator Ted Cruz finally agreed on something: Both officials have joined forces and emphasized a need to limit the ability of former members of Congress from...
2019-06-17 20:34

How to Talk to Your Kid About Miscarriage Despite how common miscarriage is, those who go through it often find it to be a painfully isolating experience. It frequently happens before the expectant mom or couple have told friends or family—or even their other children....
2019-06-17 20:34

Daring maneuver brings NASA’s orbiter closer to an asteroid than ever before NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft has been orbiting the space rock known as Bennu since the start of the year. It caught up with the asteroid in late December of 2018 and successfully inserted itself into orbit around the object around New Year&rsqu...
2019-06-17 20:34

NASA astronaut snaps gorgeous photo of aurora from the International Space Station Being chosen to be part of a crew aboard the International Space Station is an incredible honor, and while heading to the orbiting laboratory means you have a busy few months ahead of you, living in space is something that only a tiny fraction of man...
2019-06-17 20:34

Match-Fixing at Women’s World Cup? As Game Grows, Officials Are on Alert As the profile of women’s soccer grows, games are drawing millions of dollars worth of bets. And FIFA and match-fixing officials say they are taking no chances....
2019-06-17 20:34

More choice for IPO lawsuits in U.S. spur 200% increase in some exec insurance Companies going public in the United States face insurance costs that have increased as much as 200% in the last three years to cover their executives against lawsuits alleging they misled investors....
2019-06-17 20:34

UPDATE 2-VBI's shares plunge after hep B vaccine fails secondary goal in late-stage trial VBI Vaccines Inc said on Monday a late-stage study was unsuccessful in showing two doses of its hepatitis B vaccine were as effective as three doses of an older vaccine from GlaxoSmithKline, sending its shares plunging 66%....
2019-06-17 20:34

Boeing says has no plans to change name of 737 max Boeing Co said on Monday it had no plans to change the name of the 737 MAX after a news report that it would be prepared to do so to improve its future marketing....
2019-06-17 20:34

Global stocks, yields steady with Fed, central bank meetings on tap A gauge of global stock markets edged higher on Monday to build on monthly gains and benchmark government bond yields hovered near multi-year lows as investors girded for developments later in the week from central banks in the United States and else...
2019-06-17 20:17

Wall St. holds on to gains; Fed policy meeting eyed Wall Street's main indexes rose on Monday, with the tech-heavy Nasdaq leading the pack, as investors awaited a key Federal Reserve meeting that is expected to lay the groundwork for an interest rate cut later this year....
2019-06-17 20:17

Fed may cut rates near zero if U.S.-China trade worsens: Morgan Stanley The Federal Reserve may lower U.S. interest rates to near zero by the spring of 2020 if U.S.-China trade relations deteriorate further and tip the U.S. economy into a recession, according to Morgan Stanley analysts....
2019-06-17 20:17

New blow to Boeing from engine delay, Airbus long-range rival takes off Boeing suffered a fresh setback at the opening of the Paris Airshow on Monday as the U.S. planemaker's engine supplier revealed a delay affecting its all-new 777X jet, while Airbus targeted the middle of the market with a rival plane....
2019-06-17 20:17

Neptune Is a Windy, Chilly, and Baffling Planet. Let's Go! Scientists are building a case for a mission to Neptune, an ice giant that's only been visited by a spacecraft once. But the window to act is closing....
2019-06-17 20:17

Taylor Swift makes peace with Katy Perry in 'You Need to Calm Down' music video It's hard to calm down after seeing the all-star celebrities in Taylor Swift's new music video.        ...
2019-06-17 20:17

Shania Twain announces new Las Vegas residency after battling Lyme disease Shania Twain, the queen of country pop announced 23 performances for her "Let's Go!" residency at Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino.        ...
2019-06-17 20:17

Megadeth's Dave Mustaine diagnosed with throat cancer, cancels Summerfest show and tour "Treatment has already begun," Megadeth lead singer Dave Mustaine said in a statement about his throat cancer.        ...
2019-06-17 20:17

MQ-9 Reaper drone shot down over Yemen on June 6, CENTCOM says U.S. Central Command reported Monday that a MQ-9 Reaper was shot down over Yemen on June 6 at an altitude that suggested Iranian involvement, just a week before an attack on the M/T Front Altair oil tanker....
2019-06-17 20:17

Science Applications awarded $41.8M for work on Navy missile systems Science Applications International was awarded $41.8 million by the U.S. Navy for the overhaul and repair of the MK-82 Director and AN/SPG-62 Antenna systems, both part of the AEGIS combat system suite....
2019-06-17 20:17

Low-cost Valkyrie unmanned aircraft completes second test flight Billed as a "low-cost" drone, the XQ-58A met all test objectives during a 71-minute flight last week at Yuma Proving Grounds in Arizona, its second test flight following an initial 72-minute flight in March....
2019-06-17 20:17

Older adults in long-term care need mental health, suicide prevention care Lawmakers and medical professionals need to help curb the suicide risk for older adults living in long-term care, based on a new study suggesting mental health services are lacking in the facilities....
2019-06-17 20:17

Boxing News at Five: Fury could face Pulev in America, Warrington also wants his next fight to be stateside Tyson Fury won't be fighting back in the UK for some time, and Josh Warrington also believes his future lies in America The post Boxing News at Five: Fury could face Pulev in America, Warrington also wants his next fight to be stateside appeared firs...
2019-06-17 20:17

The Greatest Showman – Tyson Fury in Las Vegas Tyson Fury puts on the style in and out of the ring as he crushes Schwarz. Declan Taylor reports from Las Vegas The post The Greatest Showman – Tyson Fury in Las Vegas appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-06-17 20:17

No love lost – Josh Warrington vs Kid Galahad Josh Warrington denies Kid Galahad in Leeds. Andy Whittle reports from ringside The post No love lost – Josh Warrington vs Kid Galahad appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-06-17 20:17

James Metcalf hammer blow sees of Welborn James Metcalf lands tremendous body blow to defeat Jason Welborn. Andy Whittle reports from ringside The post James Metcalf hammer blow sees of Welborn appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-06-17 20:17

Alan Brinkley, scholar of liberalism, dead at 70 NEW YORK (AP) — Prize-winning historian Alan Brinkley, who traced the evolution of liberalism from the New Deal to the 21st century and was a popular commentator on culture and politics, has died. He was 70. Brinkley died Sunday at his home in Manhat...
2019-06-17 20:17

UN food agency accuses Yemen’s Houthis of diverting food aid UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. food agency is accusing Yemen’s Houthi rebels of diverting food from the war-torn country’s hungriest people and is threatening to suspend food aid unless they immediately implement registration and monitori...
2019-06-17 20:17

5-Year-Old, Grandmother Killed In Head-On Crash PULASKI COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Two people are dead following a crash in Pulaski County. It happened around 6:30 a.m. Monday on US 27 South in downtown Burnside. According to the sheriff’s department, a 5-year-old and her grandmother died a...
2019-06-17 20:17

Flash Flood Watch issued June 17 at 11:53AM EDT until June 19 at 2:00AM EDT by NWS Charleston WV The Flash Flood Watch continues for * Portions of northeast Kentucky, southeast Ohio, and West Virginia, including the following areas, in northeast Kentucky, Boyd, Carter, Greenup, and Lawrence KY. In southeast Ohio, Athens, Gallia, Jackson OH, Lawr...
2019-06-17 20:17

Fed likely to leave rates alone but signal readiness to cut WASHINGTON (AP) — Jerome Powell has tantalized the financial world with the prospect that the Federal Reserve he leads may soon cut interest rates for the first time in over a decade. Probably not quite yet, though. When the Fed issues a policy state...
2019-06-17 20:17

Virginia Dems tout gun restrictions ahead of special session RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Democrats in Virginia are trying to make the public case for greater gun restrictions ahead of a special legislative session on guns next month following a deadly mass shooting. U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine, Secretary of Public Safety and...
2019-06-17 20:17

Shell fined for explosions, gas leak at Dutch chemical plant THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A Dutch court has fined oil giant Shell 2.5 million euros ($2.8 million) for breaching Dutch labor and environmental laws in a case linked to two explosions and a gas leak at a chemical plant south of Rotterdam. The East...
2019-06-17 20:17

US Geological Survey says magnitude 5.9 earthquake hits western China BEIJING (AP) — US Geological Survey says magnitude 5.9 earthquake hits western China. The post US Geological Survey says magnitude 5.9 earthquake hits western China appeared first on LEX18.com....
2019-06-17 20:17

New York may soon OK licenses for immigrants in US illegally ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state may soon allow immigrants who entered the U.S. illegally to get driver’s licenses. The measure passed the state Assembly last week and could get a vote in the Democrat-led state Senate as early as Monday after...
2019-06-17 20:17

Tennessee Confederate monument vandalized with red paint NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Red paint and the phrase “they were racists” were discovered on a Confederate monument in a Nashville, Tennessee, park. Police say they found the vandalism Monday at the Confederate Private Monument in Centennial P...
2019-06-17 20:17

Mastercard to allow transgender people to use chosen name NEW YORK (AP) — Mastercard will allow transgender people to use their chosen names on credit cards in an effort to combat discrimination at the cash register. That means that the name on the credit card owned by a transgender person could be differen...
2019-06-17 20:17

Strong earthquake hits southwestern China BEIJING (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey says a strong earthquake has hit Sichuan province in southwestern China. There were no immediate reports of serious damage or injuries, but the USGS warned there could be damage and casualties. It says the ea...
2019-06-17 20:17

Beyond rivers, Midwestern floodwaters hurt seafood catches NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Floodwaters carried down from the Midwest are killing oysters and driving crabs, shrimp and finfish out of Louisiana and Mississippi bays and marshes to saltier waters. So it’s a bad year for many people who make their living...
2019-06-17 20:17

Anaheim Ducks hire Dallas Eakins as head coach ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Dallas Eakins is the Anaheim Ducks’ new coach. The Ducks announced the move Monday, filling the NHL’s last head coaching vacancy with the veteran coach of their AHL affiliate in San Diego. Eakins spent the past four...
2019-06-17 20:17

Search warrant cites synagogue shooter’s hatred of Judaism SAN DIEGO (AP) — A search warrant says the sole suspect in a Southern California synagogue shooting told an investigator that he adopted his hatred of Judaism 18 months before the fatal attack. John T. Earnest also told a San Diego Sheriff’s de...
2019-06-17 20:17

FBI says a man has died after being shot in an exchange of gunfire with officers outside a courthouse in downtown Dallas DALLAS (AP) — FBI says a man has died after being shot in an exchange of gunfire with officers outside a courthouse in downtown Dallas. The post FBI says a man has died after being shot in an exchange of gunfire with officers outside a courthouse in ...
2019-06-17 20:17

UN: World population expected to rise to 9.7 billion in 2050 UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations says the world’s population is getting older and growing at a slower pace but is still expected to increase from the current 7.7 billion to 9.7 billion in 2050. The U.N. Department of Economic and Social...
2019-06-17 20:17

The Latest: Spain saves 292 migrants crossing Mediterranean ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest on migration to Europe (all times local): 7:50 p.m. Spain’s maritime rescue service says it has rescued 292 migrants attempting to cross the Mediterranean Sea to Europe from North Africa. The agency says those r...
2019-06-17 20:17

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...
2019-06-17 20:17

Number of motor vehicle fatalities down slightly in 2018 WASHINGTON (AP) — An estimated 36,760 people died in motor vehicle crashes last year, about a 1% decrease from the year before, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Early Estimates of Motor Vehicle Fatalities in 201...
2019-06-17 20:17

Sources: US to question Assange pal jailed in Ecuador BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — U.S. investigators have received permission from Ecuador to question a Swedish programmer close to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange who has been held in jail for more than two months on suspicion of hacking. An Ecuadorian pros...
2019-06-17 20:17

Truck hits parked plane at Pittsburgh Airport, worker hurt PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Southwest Airlines employee is being treated at a hospital after the truck he was driving struck the rear of a plane parked at a Pittsburgh International Airport gate. An airline spokesman said the Boeing 737-800 was taken out of ...
2019-06-17 20:17

RAF jets in Estonia scrambled 2x to intercept Russian jets LONDON (AP) — Two Royal Air Force jets deployed in Estonia have been scrambled twice in recent days, bringing the number of intercepts of Russian aircraft to eight since taking over the Baltic Air Policing mission in May. The Typhoon jets were alerte...
2019-06-17 20:17

The Latest: FBI investigating claims of additional victims PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on the trial of man charged in slaying of Chinese scholar (all times local): 12:06 p.m. An FBI agent says law enforcement continues to investigate claims of additional victims made by a former University of Illinois doc...
2019-06-17 20:17

France vows to help Ukraine peace efforts PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron vowed to help Ukraine’s new president in his efforts to bring peace in the east of the country and in talking to Russia. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said during a visit to Paris on Monda...
2019-06-17 20:17

Car bomb targets Indian army vehicle in Kashmir, 8 injured SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Officials say a car bombing has targeted an armored vehicle belonging to the Indian army in disputed Kashmir, wounding at least six soldiers and two civilians. The Indian army said the attack Monday evening was a “failed ...
2019-06-17 20:17

Man sentenced to 9 years in prison in the fiery death of another man who was helping dig tunnels for a nuclear bunker ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) — Man sentenced to 9 years in prison in the fiery death of another man who was helping dig tunnels for a nuclear bunker. The post Man sentenced to 9 years in prison in the fiery death of another man who was helping dig tunnels for...
2019-06-17 20:17

Florida woman becomes US citizen at age 103 MIAMI (AP) — A Florida woman has become a U.S. citizen at the age of 103. Miami-Dade Commissioner Jean Monestime says Andrea Joseph took the oath of citizenship on Friday, just a few months shy of her 104th birthday. Monestime says Joseph migrated fr...
2019-06-17 20:17

For fantasy sports players, Harden is the NBA MVP BOSTON (AP) — Giannis Antetokuonmpo may have helped his team win 60 games and earn the No. 1 seed in the NBA during the regular season. That’s just in the real world, though. In fantasy sports, James Harden was the biggest winner, registering t...
2019-06-17 20:17

4 family members plead guilty in Masters golf ticket scheme AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Four members of a Texas family have pleaded guilty to conspiracy charges in what prosecutors say was a scheme that used stolen identities to obtain tickets to the Masters golf tournament, which were then resold for a profit. U.S. ...
2019-06-17 20:17

Sharks sign D Erik Karlsson to $92M, 8-year deal SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The San Jose Sharks have re-signed pending free agent defenseman Erik Karlsson to a $92 million, eight-year deal. The Sharks announced the deal on Monday, two weeks before Karlsson was eligible to become an unrestricted free a...
2019-06-17 20:17

4 seek victim status to review Carnival pollution settlement MIAMI (AP) — Four people who say they were harmed by pollution from Carnival Corp. cruise ships are seeking status as victims with rights to review a recent settlement. Three Alaskans and one Bahamian have asked the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals...
2019-06-17 20:17

The Latest: Woman rescued from home smashed by a mudslide TAYLORSVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on damage caused by heavy rains in Kentucky: (all times local): 1:40 p.m. Officials say a 90-year-old woman has been rescued from a Kentucky home that was smashed by a mudslide amid heavy rains. Stanton Fire Depart...
2019-06-17 20:17

Cilic begins Queen’s Club title defense with win LONDON (AP) — Marin Cilic began defense of his title at the Queen’s Club grass-court event with a 6-1, 7-6 (5) win over Christian Garin in the first round on Monday. Cilic, a Wimbledon finalist in 2017, raced through the first set in just 20 mi...
2019-06-17 20:17

Atlanta to be home of rare Civil War flag of black soldiers ATLANTA (AP) — “We Will Prove Ourselves Men,” reads the inscription at the top of the regimental flag carried into battle by members of the 127th United States Colored Troops. The phrase offers a sense of what was at stake for black men, ...
2019-06-17 20:17

BC-KY–Kentucky News Digest 130 pm, KY Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in Kentucky. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Louisville bureau at (502) 583-7718 or aplouisville(at)ap.org. John Raby is on the desk...
2019-06-17 20:17

Case delayed for mom who accused Egyptian man of kidnapping CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A court appearance has been delayed for a West Virginia woman charged with falsely reporting that an Egyptian man tried to kidnap her daughter from a shopping mall. The Herald-Dispatch reports 24-year-old Santana Renee Adams ...
2019-06-17 20:17

‘Emanuel’ explores life after tragic church shooting NEW YORK (AP) — Jennifer Pinckney was hiding under a desk holding the mouth of her then-6-year-old daughter when Dylann Roof fired more than 70 rounds in Mother Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, killing nine black worshippers. The new...
2019-06-17 20:17

South Carolina man charged with branding sharks like cattle AWENDAW, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina Natural Resources officials say a man has been branding sharks with an insignia burned into their skin, like the brands used to mark cattle. News outlets report the unidentified 56-year-old Awendaw man was charged ...
2019-06-17 20:17

The Latest: Egyptian officials examine jailed Morsi’s death CAIRO (AP) — The Latest on former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi’s death during a court hearing (all times local): 7:50 p.m. Egypt’s chief prosecutor says authorities are examining the circumstances in the dramatic courtroom death of i...
2019-06-17 20:17

Another “Empire” actor arrested, but on traffic offense CHICAGO (AP) — Another “Empire” actor has been arrested in Chicago, but this time on a traffic-related offense. Police spokeswoman Karie James said Monday that Bryshere Gray, who plays a younger brother of Jussie Smollett’s characte...
2019-06-17 20:17

Egypt’s ousted president Morsi dies in court during trial CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s former president, Mohammed Morsi, the Muslim Brotherhood leader who rose to office in the country’s first free elections in 2012 and was ousted a year later by the military, collapsed in court during a trial and died ...
2019-06-17 20:17

Global News reporter catches up with ‘Plant Guy’ after video goes viral Global News catches up with "Plant Guy" after viral video shows a man carrying a large tree-like plant around the streets of downtown Toronto calling it a "housewarming gift" for Kawhi Leonard....
2019-06-17 20:17

Overcrowding becomes issue as millions of fans turn up for Raptors championship parade By 12:30 p.m., the parade was still making its way on Lake Shore Boulevard West as fans came out in droves to celebrate the Toronto Raptors' historic win....
2019-06-17 20:17

Airbus launches 'longest range' narrow plane Aircraft manufacturer Airbus has unveiled designs for the A321XLR -- an aircraft it claims will be the world's "longest range single-aisle airliner."...
2019-06-17 20:00

Fortnite Fortbyte 30 Found somewhere between Haunted Hills and Pleasant Park Location Found somewhere between Haunted Hills and Pleasant Park is the latest Fortbyte challenge players can complete today in Fortnite Battle Royale. Here's everything you need to know....
2019-06-17 20:00

Tree that inspired Dr. Seuss tale ‘The Lorax’ falls in California He spoke for the trees, for the trees have no tongues. The Monterey Cypress thought to have inspired Dr. Seuss’ tree-hugging classic, “The Lorax,” has fallen in its plot at Ellen Browning Scripps Park in La Jolla, Calif. San Diego P...
2019-06-17 20:00

Breakfast wraps recalled after customers find ‘small rocks’ inside More than 246,000 pounds of frozen breakfast wraps were recently recalled after customers complained of finding “small rocks” in the food, federal inspectors announced. Ruiz Food Products, the manufacturer of El Monterey Egg, Potato, Bacon & Cheese S...
2019-06-17 20:00

Can this electric shock bracelet zap you out of bad habits? Dog trainers, prepare for a taste of your own medicine. Similar to a shock-collar for your disobedient pup, the updated Pavlok bracelet (like Pavlov. Get it?) will give the wearer a 350-volt jolt every time they cross a line. Looking to quit smoking,...
2019-06-17 20:00

Ragú pasta sauces recalled over plastic fragment fears Anyone who may have purchased varieties of a popular brand of pasta sauce is urged to double-check the label over concerns it may contain fragments of plastic. Mizkan America Inc. announced Saturday that certain Ragú pasta sauce varieties are subject...
2019-06-17 20:00

Neymar Future Clouded, Pogba Hands Manchester United Transfer Headache Neymar's two years at the Parc des Princes have been marred by injury and controversy and he is currently again sidelined by an ankle problem while also dealing with rape allegations....
2019-06-17 20:00

"This India Team Intimidates Pakistan": Waqar Younis Pakistan could only muster 212-6 in their revised target of 302 in 40 overs in the rain-affected match, losing the match by 89 runs via the DLS method....
2019-06-17 20:00

Bangladesh vs West Indies Live Score, Over 41 to 45 Latest Cricket Score, Updates Live Updates of Today Match between West Indies vs Bangladesh from The Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton. Check commentary and full scoreboard of the match....
2019-06-17 20:00

Taylor Swift drops celebrity-packed music video for ‘You Need to Calm Down’ Not only does the video end Taylor Swift and Katy Perry's longstanding feud, but it takes a stance against discrimination and violence towards LGBTQ2 communities....
2019-06-17 19:51

Pfizer gains new cancer drugs in $11.4B purchase of Array BioPharma Pfizer, the firm behind prescription drugs from anxiety medication Zoloft to Viagra, agreed Monday to pay $11.4 billion for Array BioPharma and its cutting-edge treatments for colon and rectal cancers....
2019-06-17 19:51

New Mars crater exposes mysterious darker material The Red Planet was hit by an asteroid sometime within the past three years and the resulting crater has exposed a "darker material" underneath Mars' reddish dust that is currently perplexing scientists....
2019-06-17 19:51

NASA chief says returning astronauts to the Moon could cost $30 billion It was always going to be expensive, but NASA's first cost estimate for the agency's push to land humans on the moon by 2024 is finally here — and it's surprisingly cheap....
2019-06-17 19:51

NASA atomic clock on SpaceX's next Falcon Heavy will pioneer Mars travel tech NASA has so many spacecraft at Mars that it's a challenge to communicate with them all, but technology being launched later this month could eliminate that problem in the future....
2019-06-17 19:51

Did Van Gogh shoot himself? Auction of pistol reignites debate. The auction of a pistol said to have been used by the painter Vincent van Gogh to shoot himself has reignited a debate about who actually pulled the trigger: Did Van Gogh commit suicide, or was he shot by someone else?...
2019-06-17 19:51

UN report condemns its conduct in Myanmar as systemic failure Exclusive: ‘Serious errors’ found in agencies’ approach to Rohingya crisis in RakhineA damning report by the UN into its conduct in Myanmar condemns the organisation’s “obviously dysfunctional performance” over the past decade and concluded there was...
2019-06-17 19:51

My.Games launches My.Studio to finance game studio My.Games, the gaming division of Russia's Mail.ru Group, said it is launching My.Studio, an investment initiative to find and fund a new triple-A developer.Read More...
2019-06-17 19:51

Huawei CEO says U.S. ban hit harder than expected, warns of $100 billion revenue dip Huawei CEO Ren Zhengfei said the impact of a U.S. ban on the Chinese company was more severe than expected, warning that revenue could dip by $100 billion.Read More...
2019-06-17 19:51

Ericsson updates 5G cell tower software to improve speed and coverage Ericsson's 5G hardware is already being used in cell towers around the world, and is getting a major software upgrade to increase speeds and coverage.Read More...
2019-06-17 19:51

Kuo: Only 2 iPhones will get 5G in 2020, but all will use OLED screens A respected analyst says Apple will produce all of its new iPhones with OLED next year, but keep 5G as an ultra-premium feature for only 2 models.Read More...
2019-06-17 19:51

HTC Vive creates a Mona Lisa VR experience for the Louvre and Viveport One of the world's most famous pieces of art is about to become dramatically more accessible to the public, thanks to a new VR app created with the Louvre.Read More...
2019-06-17 19:51

DeepMind’s AI uses aerial and ground-view data to navigate unseen areas Scientists at Alphabet's DeepMind are investigating AI navigational approaches that leverage both aerial and ground data to improve precision.Read More...
2019-06-17 19:51

Take-Two CEO Strauss Zelnick interview — Not every game has to last 100 hours Strauss Zelnick, CEO of Take-Two Interactive, talked with GamesBeat about Borderlands 3, Red Dead Redemption 2, esports, and other topics at E3 2019.Read More...
2019-06-17 19:51

Oculus Quest developer shares tricks to optimize Rift and Vive ports An early third-party Quest developer says that surprising art optimizations make a huge difference in enabling Oculus Rift apps to run on mobile hardware.Read More...
2019-06-17 19:51

Square Enix CEO Yosuke Matsuda interview — Betting big on The Avengers game Yosuke Matsuda, CEO of Square Enix, had a lot of things to talk about at E3 2019, including The Avengers, Final Fantasy VII Remake, and others.Read More...
2019-06-17 19:51

Watch: Guinness record broken by divers in Florida clean-up Organizers of a diving event in Florida said they broke a Guinness record when 633 divers collected at least 1,626 pounds of trash and 60 pounds of fishing line....
2019-06-17 19:51

Private beaches wanted for rotting 40-tonne whale carcasses The number of dead gray whales washing up on the US west coast has reached record levels, prompting authorities to ask landowners to help dispose of them....
2019-06-17 19:51

NASA vows to land first female astronaut on the moon by 2024 NASA has laid out plans for the first woman to set foot on the moon by 2024 as part of a new programme testing technology that will eventually be used on Mars.  ...
2019-06-17 19:51

White House will not invite Israeli officials to Bahrain conference to keep event apolitical: senior U.S. official The White House does not plan to invite Israeli government officials to a Bahrain conference devoted to gaining support for a Palestinian economic revitalization plan in order to keep the event apolitical, a senior administration official said on Mon...
2019-06-17 19:51

This man ate ‘expired’ food for a year. Here’s why expiration dates are practically meaningless. "Sell by," "use by," "best by" — Do we really need to throw food away after its sell by date? Expiration dates can be really confusing, and that confusion leads to a lot of food waste....
2019-06-17 19:51

HONOR20i - The Perfect Camera Smartphone Under Rs. 15,000 HONOR 20i features an attractive gradient design and comes with a small waterdrop-shaped display notch. The phone is priced on the affordable side at Rs. 14,999 but still looks quite beautiful....
2019-06-17 19:51

UPDATE 3-Virginia ban on uranium mining upheld by U.S. Supreme Court The largest-known U.S. uranium deposit will remain firmly under ground after the Supreme Court on Monday upheld Virginia's ban on mining the radioactive metal, rebuffing a challenge backed by President Donald Trump's administration to the 1982 morato...
2019-06-17 19:51

Pro-Trump group to spend $20M on registering voters in Fla., Pa., N.C., Ga. The pro-Trump group America First Policies this week is kicking off a $20 million bid to register voters in four states, a huge amount aimed at getting millions of potential voters to the polls....
2019-06-17 19:34

Poll: AOC disliked, distrusted, unwanted in her own NY district She’s a star on the national political stage, but Democratic New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is viewed skeptically back in her Queens and Bronx 14th Congressional District, according to a new door-to-door survey....
2019-06-17 19:34

Is This the Mother of All Foundations? Pat McGrath's Next Release Promises 'Sublime Perfection' Kids, start stockpiling your allowance, because “Mother” is about to sell you the promise of “sublime perfection” in a bottle—and it ain’t cheap (but will likely be worth it, if her previous releases are any indicators)....
2019-06-17 19:34

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Day 17: Intro, 'Funny How Time Flies' Intro might literally be the most unsung group ever. They’re so unsung, they don’t even have an episode of TVOne’s Unsung and their contemporaries like Troop, Hi-Five and Silk, who are way less unsung than Intro, have episodes. They have one of the m...
2019-06-17 19:34

'Appalled' and 'Disappointed': Federal Judge Tells St. Louis to Stop Dragging Feet on Cash Bail Order The city of St. Louis can no longer hold people in jail simply because they’re too poor to pay bail, a federal judge ruled last week. The decision was celebrated by the city’s civil rights advocates, who have argued for years that its cash bail syste...
2019-06-17 19:34

Trump Punks Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney for Coughing During Interview President Donald Trump threatened to donkey kick the fuck out of his Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney for coughing during a taped interview with ABC News’ George Stephanopoulos, which aired Sunday....
2019-06-17 19:34

Emanuel, Produced by Stephen Curry and Viola Davis, Debuts on the 4th Anniversary of the Charleston Shooting On the evening of June 17, 2015, 21-year-old white supremacist Dylann Roof marched into what was typically thought to be the purest form of sanctuary—a church—and terrorized a group of black worshippers. Nine people, including senior pastor and South...
2019-06-17 19:34

The Marathon Medal: Nipsey Hussle to Be Honored With Humanitarian Award at 2019 BET Awards Along with his business acumen and music, Nipsey Hussle (born Ermias Asghedom) was known for his humanitarian spirit. Locals lovingly called him “Neighborhood Nip.” It’s one of the main reasons why the marathon shall, indeed, continue....
2019-06-17 19:34

ABFF to Launch 1st Feature Award for Directors in John Singleton's Honor in 2020 It’s a wrap on the 23rd Annual American Black Film Festival! I got to attend this year on behalf of The Root (I have more coverage from the fest coming soon; look out for it!) and as always, it was delightfully black as fuck....
2019-06-17 19:34

Nigel Shelby’s Mother Says the School System Failed Her Child Nigel Shelby, the 15-year-old who committed suicide in Alabama after allegedly being bullied for living his truth, was taken from us too soon. Nigel will never know love, heartbreak, or one day meet his chosen family who would affirm him and make him...
2019-06-17 19:34

| Jihadist rocket fire kills 12 civilians in Syria: state media Rocket fire has killed 12 civilians in a regime-held village in northwestern Syria, state news agency SANA has said blaming former al-Qaeda affiliate Hayat Tahrir al-Sham for the attack....
2019-06-17 19:34

Gloria Vanderbilt – a life in pictures Known as ‘the poor little rich girl’, she survived family tragedy and a sensational court case to become an actor, designer and fashion icon. She died on Monday aged 95Gloria Vanderbilt obituary Continue reading......
2019-06-17 19:34

Quebec law banning hijab at work creates ‘politics of fear', say critics Civil liberties groups vow to challenge new law that bans public employees from wearing religious symbolsCivil liberties and Muslim groups have vowed to challenge a new law in the Canadian province of Quebec that bans some public sector employees fro...
2019-06-17 19:34

Bomb attack on busy market kills 30 people in north-east Nigeria Further 42 people wounded as three people detonate devices in Konduga, Borno stateThirty people were killed when three people blew themselves up on Sunday night in a busy market in north-east Nigeria, which has seen a recent increase in attacks by mi...
2019-06-17 19:34

John Oliver on impeachment: 'The case for inaction is starting to get weak' The Last Week Tonight host made a case for impeaching Trump in the name of equality and fairness under the lawOn Last Week Tonight, John Oliver discussed the growing calls for impeachment and what it might actually mean for Donald Trump and Democrats...
2019-06-17 19:34

Gloria Vanderbilt: farewell fashion's innovative heiress The model-turned-designer established a $100m empire that began with her signature jeans. But her personality was key to crafting that fortuneGloria Vanderbilt first ventured into the fashion world as a model. She was photographed by top names includ...
2019-06-17 19:34

Suspect in killing of German politician was jailed for attempted bombing Man held over Walter Lübcke shooting linked to far-right extremists, say security sourcesA man with links to rightwing extremist groups who once planted a pipe bomb outside a home for asylum seekers is a suspect in the murder of a German politician t...
2019-06-17 19:34

Mohamed Morsi, ousted president of Egypt, dies in court Imprisoned former leader, 67, collapses and dies while on trial on espionage charges Egypt’s ousted president Mohamed Morsi has collapsed during a court session and died, almost six years after he was forced from power in a bloody coup.Morsi, 67, was...
2019-06-17 19:34

Vinales leads Yamaha one-two in MotoGP post-Barcelona test Maverick Vinales beat Yamaha stable-mate Franco Morbidelli by 0.047 seconds to top the post-Catalan Grand Prix MotoGP test, while both Honda riders crashed...
2019-06-17 19:34

Ferrari lodges official FIA request for review of Vettel's penalty The Ferrari Formula 1 team has lodged a request for the FIA to review the decision to punish Sebastian Vettel at the Canadian Grand Prix, as predicted by Autosport...
2019-06-17 19:34

Maldonado wears Father's Day tie, leads Royals over Twins Martín Maldonado celebrated Father's Day by wearing a blue necktie on his chest protector and had three hits to lift the Kansas City Royals over the Minnesota Twins 8-6       ...
2019-06-17 19:34

USWNT's Carli Lloyd claps back with golf clap during World Cup USWNT forward Carli Lloyd let out a clap heard ‘round the world on Sunday during the Women's World Cup.       ...
2019-06-17 19:34

Erik Karlsson agrees to extension with San Jose Sharks, making free-agency pool a little less glamorous NHL defenseman Erik Karlsson signed an extension with the San Jose Sharks, putting a dent in the intrigue surrounding the league's free-agency period.       ...
2019-06-17 19:34

LaVar Ball makes tasteless mid-interview remark to ESPN's Molly Qerim During an interview with ESPN's "First Take", host Molly Qerim was trying to mediate the discussion when LaVar Ball make a tasteless remark.       ...
2019-06-17 19:34

Just how wild is MLB's home run onslaught? These numbers tell the story Home runs are flying at a record rate in 2019 and three teams are on pace to shatter the mark for most homers in a season.       ...
2019-06-17 19:34

Opinion: U.S. women called a lot of things at World Cup, but slackers won't be one of them USWNT coach Jill Ellis says her team will play to win, even though Group F winner likely will have to play France and England to get to title game.       ...
2019-06-17 19:34

Jets' first female coach Collette V. Smith on surviving rape and seeking to inspire It was only after Colette Smith debuted as a Jets coaching inter in 2017, that she realized her true calling as a motivational speaker.       ...
2019-06-17 19:34

Harvard Rescinds Admission for Parkland Student Over ‘Offensive’ Comments The student, Kyle Kashuv, a recent graduate of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, had repeatedly used racial slurs in a written chat with classmates when he was 16....
2019-06-17 19:17

Navy SEAL Goes on Trial in Troubled War-Crimes Case The prosecution of Edward Gallagher, a decorated SEAL platoon leader accused of shooting civilians and murdering a wounded captive, has been roiled by leaks, missteps and a recanting witness....
2019-06-17 19:17

Why New Balance turned on Trump over China tariffs American sneaker company New Balance welcomed President Donald Trump's tough trade stance in 2016 -- but now the athletic footwear manufacturer is strongly opposing the President's latest threat to expand tariffs on China....
2019-06-17 19:17

Arizona family in police confrontation gets backing from Jay-Z group A philanthropy affiliated with Jay-Z's Roc Nation, said it is offering support an Arizona family after a confrontation with police in Phoenix last month following an alleged shoplifting incident....
2019-06-17 19:17

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....
2019-06-17 19:17

Virginia Republicans lose in U.S. Supreme Court racial gerrymandering case The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday handed Republican legislators in Virginia a defeat, leaving in place a ruling that invalidated state electoral districts they drew because they weakened the clout of black voters in violation of the U.S. Constitution....
2019-06-17 19:17

The Globe Is Going Gray Fast, U.N. Says in New Forecast The latest population projection from the United Nations said fertility rates globally were declining while the percentage of older people was rising rapidly....
2019-06-17 19:17

Texas high school student shines in viral 'good morning y'all' video "Good morning, y'all!" That's how Nicolas Cuadra, an 18-year-old in San Antonio, Texas, started his classmates' day — each and every morning for his final semester of school at Ronald Reagan High....
2019-06-17 19:17

New York man punches MTA worker in face in subway attack caught-on-video, police say Authorities in New York have asked for help identifying a man caught on surveillance video assaulting an MTA worker during an unprovoked subway station attack early Saturday....
2019-06-17 19:17

Search warrant cites synagogue shooter's hatred of Judaism A search warrant says the sole suspect in a Southern California synagogue shooting told an investigator that he adopted his hatred of Judaism 18 months before the fatal attack....
2019-06-17 19:17

Harvard rescinds offer to Kyle Kashuv, pro-Second Amendment Parkland survivor, due to past remarks, he says Kyle Kashuv, the conservative Parkland shooting survivor and pro-Second Amendment activist, says Harvard rescinded his admission after the recent resurfacing of years old remarks he called "offensive," "idiotic" and "inflammatory" but composed before...
2019-06-17 19:17

Lord of the manor's £500k bill after 'preposterous' bid to block new homes backfires A retired solicitor who tried in vain to use his lord of the manor title to block a multimillion-pound development on the edge of an ancient common faces a legal bill of more than £500,000....
2019-06-17 19:17

London Bridge attack inquest: Paramedics 'kept back from aiding victims by gun police' Paramedics accused of not rushing to the aid of London Bridge terror attack victims were following the orders of armed police, the Old Bailey inquest heard today....
2019-06-17 19:17

George Clooney impersonator arrested in Thailand after years on the run An Italian man accused of posing as George Clooney to promote his fraudulent fashion business has been arrested with his wife in Thailand after years on the run, police said....
2019-06-17 19:17

Jeremy Hunt sides with Donald Trump over attack on London Mayor Sadiq Khan Jeremy Hunt has said he agrees with Donald Trump's criticism of Sadiq Khan over his record on knife crime - but he added he would not use the words used by the president in a series of tweets attacking the London mayor....
2019-06-17 19:17

Sajid Javid tells 'unbecoming' Donald Trump to butt out on knife murders Home Secretary Sajid Javid unleashed a withering slapdown to Donald Trump today, condemning a remark by the US President about killings in London as "unbecoming of a leader of such a great state"....
2019-06-17 19:17

Labour deputy Tom Watson steps up call for second referendum saying 'our hearts are Remain' Labour's deputy leader Tom Watson has reiterated his call for the party to fully commit to a second EU referendum, insisting "our future doesn't need to be Brexit"....
2019-06-17 19:17

Order of the Garter service: Queen joined by Duchess of Cambridge and members of royal family for annual event in Windsor The Duchess of Cambridge joined senior members of the royal family and foreign monarchs to watch the traditional annual Garter Day procession in Windsor today....
2019-06-17 19:17

UPDATE 1-Copersucar sees 50% ethanol demand rise in U.S. with new E15 policy Brazil's Copersucar SA, the world's largest sugar and ethanol merchant, expects ethanol demand in the United States could increase by 50% when a new U.S. policy allowing for larger sales of gasoline blended with 15% ethanol, known as E15, is fully im...
2019-06-17 19:17

UPDATE 1-Nordea's Danish headquarters searched as part of money laundering investigation The Danish headquarters of Nordea was searched last week by Denmark's state prosecutor in relation to a money-laundering investigation into the bank, a Nordea spokesman told Reuters....
2019-06-17 19:17

UPDATE 2-Spain joins France and Germany in race to build Europe's next combat jet Spain on Monday joined a Franco-German project to build a next-generation fighter jet, an initiative touted as key to ensuring Europe can defend itself without depending on allies in an increasingly uncertain world....
2019-06-17 19:17

UPDATE 1-Virgin Atlantic orders 14 Airbus A330neos, with further six options Europe's Airbus has agreed to sell 14 A330neo wide-body passenger jets to Virgin Atlantic in a deal valued at $4.1 billion, the companies announced at the Paris Airshow on Monday, with an option for the airline to order six more....
2019-06-17 19:17

UPDATE 1-Cebu to buy over two dozen Airbus jets -sources Airbus is set to win a deal to sell jets worth around $4.5 billion at list price to Philippines airline Cebu Air after a face-off with rival Boeing, industry sources said....
2019-06-17 19:17

UPDATE 1-Moody's flags risks to Mexican economy, criticizes policymaking Unpredictable policymaking by the Mexican government and challenges facing debt-laden state oil firm Pemex are clouding the economic and fiscal outlook for Latin America's no. 2 economy, rating agency Moody's Investors Service said on Monday....
2019-06-17 19:17

UPDATE 1-IndiGo drops Pratt for CFM's jet engines in $20 bln order India's biggest airline IndiGo said on Monday it had placed a $20 billion jet engine order from CFM International, a move that marks a shift away from Pratt & Whitney towards its French-American rival....
2019-06-17 19:17

Lights back on, Argentine leaders still in dark over massive power cut The lights were back on across virtually all of Argentina and neighbors Paraguay and Uruguay on Monday morning, according to Argentine energy officials, though the cause of Sunday's massive blackout remains a mystery....
2019-06-17 19:17

UPDATE 3-Keane, C&J merge in quest for pricing power as oil producers cut budgets Oilfield services provider Keane Group Inc will merge with rival C&J Energy Services in a $746 million deal, giving the companies the much-needed pricing heft in an industry grappling with budget cuts by crude producers....
2019-06-17 19:17

US says could sanction Turkish defence firms beyond F-35 suppliers Washington is looking at imposing financial sanctions on Turkish firms beyond those that build parts for the Lockheed Martin F-35 fighter jet, over Ankara's plans to buy a Russian air defence system, a top Pentagon official said on Monday....
2019-06-17 19:17

Israeli digital forensics firm Cellebrite gets $110 mln IGP investment Israel's Cellebrite, whose software can unlock and extract data from mobile devices and is used by law enforcement and government agencies as well as businesses, said on Monday it had received a $110 million investment from IGP Capital....
2019-06-17 19:17

EQM raises cost, delays timing of Mountain Valley natural gas pipeline EQM Midstream Partners LP said on Monday it had raised the estimated cost of its Mountain Valley natural gas pipeline from West Virginia to Virginia to $4.8-$5.0 billion and delayed the projected completion to mid-2020 due to ongoing legal and regula...
2019-06-17 19:17

Infineon launches 1.5 bln euro capital hike to help fund Cypress deal Infineon Technologies said on Monday it was launching an accelerated capital increase to raise 1.5 billion euros ($1.68 billion) towards the cost of its planned acquisition of Cypress Semiconductor....
2019-06-17 19:17

New documentary reveals all about Toni Morrison, from Oprah's first call to early bad reviews The new documentary "Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am" seeks to demystify the acclaimed 88-year-old author, who brought us "Beloved" and "Sula."        ...
2019-06-17 19:17

How long can Bigland work at FCA amid suit? For now, the embattled sales chief, who has filed a whistleblower lawsuit, is focused on ensuring FCA and its dealers keep hitting their numbers each month, his lawyer said....
2019-06-17 19:17

GM ponders an electric Hummer The chatter about an electric Hummer comes as GM aims to shift from a conventional, gasoline-powered-vehicle maker into what CEO Mary Barra calls an “all-electric future.” A revived Hummer with an electric powertrain is one of many options GM is expl...
2019-06-17 19:17

FCA leans toward Trump as industry agonizes over fuel rules Fiat Chrysler, in written statements to regulators, said it agrees with one of the Trump administration’s central arguments: Stricter fuel-efficiency mandates drive up new vehicle prices, keeping older, dirtier and less-safe cars on the road longer....
2019-06-17 19:17

U.S. traffic deaths fall 1% in 2018, preliminary report says The overall traffic fatality rate was projected to drop to 1.14 deaths per 100 million miles traveled, the lowest rate since 2014, according to NHTSA....
2019-06-17 19:17

Iran says it will surpass nuclear deal limit on uranium in 10 days Iran announced Monday that it has accelerated the production of enriched uranium and will surpass a 300 kilogram stockpile within 10 days, a move that would violate the 2015 nuclear deal....
2019-06-17 19:17

Airbus unveils new A321XLR at Paris Air Show Airbus on Monday unveiled a new version of its A321 at the Paris Air Show, saying the new airliner has a longer range than the old model and offers "unbeatable fuel efficiency."...
2019-06-17 19:17

Kremlin: Cyber warfare between U.S., Russia a 'possibility' The Russian government said Monday its electrical grid is safe but constantly under attack from enemies abroad -- including, Kremlin officials say, the United States....
2019-06-17 19:17

Japan court turns down Sendai reactor lawsuit A Japanese court has denied a request from local residents to cancel regulatory approval of the No. 1 and No. 2 reactors at Kyushu Electric Power Co....
2019-06-17 19:17

Drahi says to keep focus on TMT businesses after Sotheby's deal Billionaire Patrick Drahi said on Monday he would remain focused on his main telecoms and media businesses and would not sell any shares in his Altice Europe NV business to fund his acquisition of Sotheby's auction house....
2019-06-17 19:17

Global stocks, yields steady with focus on Fed, central banks A gauge of global stock markets edged higher on Monday to build on monthly gains and benchmark government bond yields hovered near multi-year lows as investors girded for developments later in the week from central banks in the United States and else...
2019-06-17 19:17

Virgin Atlantic orders 14 Airbus A330neos, with further six options Europe's Airbus has agreed to sell 14 A330neo wide-body passenger jets to Virgin Atlantic in a deal valued at $4.1 billion, the companies announced at the Paris Airshow on Monday, with an option for the airline to order six more....
2019-06-17 19:17

Deutsche Bank to set up 50 billion euro bad bank in revamp Deutsche Bank is planning to overhaul its trading operations by creating a so-called bad bank to hold tens of billions of euros of non-core assets, a source close to the matter said on Monday....
2019-06-17 19:17

Wall St. moves higher; Fed policy meeting eyed Wall Street's main indexes climbed higher on Monday, with the tech-heavy Nasdaq leading the pack, as investors awaited a crucial Federal Reserve meeting that is expected to lay the groundwork for an interest rate cut later this year....
2019-06-17 19:17

KPMG fined $50 million for using stolen data, exam fraud: U.S. SEC KPMG LLP has agreed to pay a $50 million fine over allegations former staffers used stolen information to alter some of the accounting firm's previous audit work and cheated on training exams, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said on Monda...
2019-06-17 19:17

Fashion house Chanel parades its independence as profits rise Luxury fashion group Chanel, whose star designer Karl Lagerfeld passed away in February, on Monday reaffirmed commitment to its independence after reporting higher annual sales and profits....
2019-06-17 19:17

Pfizer makes $10.6 billion cancer bet in cash deal for Array Biopharma Pfizer Inc on Monday said it would buy Array Biopharma Inc for $10.64 billion in cash, a deal it hopes will help make it a leader in colon cancer and build up its pipeline of oncology drugs....
2019-06-17 19:17

Billionaire Patrick Drahi snaps up Sotheby's in $3.7 billion deal Patrick Drahi, the billionaire behind telecoms and media group Altice, agreed on Monday to buy Sotheby's in a deal worth $3.7 billion, marking the storied art auction house's return to private ownership after 31 years....
2019-06-17 19:17

Kylian Mbappe will '200 per cent' remain at PSG next season, insists president Nasser Al-Khelaifi Kylian Mbappe may have hinted back in May he could be tempted by a new project to satisfy his burgeoning desire for more responsibility, but Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi remains "200 per cent" confident the 20-year-old will remain...
2019-06-17 18:51

Lee Bowyer set to leave Charlton after failing to reach contract agreement • Roland Duchâtelet claims offer is more than current deal• Bowyer led Addicks to Championship in first seasonManager Lee Bowyer is set to leave Charlton after failing to agree terms on a new contract.The former Leeds and Newcastle midfielder helped ...
2019-06-17 18:51

Women's World Cup, Copa América and a supermarket treat – Football Weekly Max Rushden, Marcus Christenson, Lars Sivertsen and Tim Stillman discuss Australia’s comeback against Brazil, England’s huffing and puffing, Scotland’s flattering scorelines and reviews of a supermarket in ColindaleJoin the conversation on Facebook, ...
2019-06-17 18:51

She Won a Major Victory for Abortion Rights at the Supreme Court. Here’s What She Thinks About the Future of Roe Three years ago this month, on June 27, 2016, the Supreme Court ruled in the biggest abortion case in more than two decades: Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt. In a vote of 5 to 3, the Justices struck down two provisions in a Texas law as unc...
2019-06-17 18:51

Kenya patient free of Ebola, as Congo, Uganda fight outbreak Kenya remains free from Ebola as test results show that a sick woman does not have the deadly hemorrhagic fever, while neighboring Uganda and Congo battle a stubborn outbreak of the disease...
2019-06-17 18:51

A mysterious sickness has killed nearly 100 children in India. Could litchi fruit be the cause? Doctors describe the illness as Acute Encephalitis Syndrome, or AES, which is characterized by the rapid onset of fever combined with disorientation and seizures....
2019-06-17 18:51

Renault to expand EV line-up with multiple bodystyles A full range of A, B and C-segment electric models by 2022 is brand’s objective, according to Renault EV sales boss Renault intends to launch new at least two new bodystyles of electric models before 2022 as part of its wide-reaching electrificatio...
2019-06-17 18:51

LEVC reveals new taxi-based range-extender delivery van Range-extender van promises 80 miles of electric-only running; order books will open next year LEVC has given the green light to a new delivery van, based on the same range-extender electric vehicle technology as its new London taxi.  Based substant...
2019-06-17 18:51

Mini Cooper S 5-door 2019 long-term review Can the addition two extra doors retain the sense of fun the Mini is best known for? We're finding out over six months Why we’re running it: To discover if the spirit of the iconic 3dr Mini lives on in the 5dr hatch, while also providing a dose of p...
2019-06-17 18:51

Jaguar confirms I-Pace recall for potential brake issue System failure on 2018 and 2019 models could result in extended stopping distances Jaguar has issued a voluntary global recall notice for its I-Pace electric SUV.  Owners of 2018 and early 2019 models have been advised of a fault with the I-Pace’s e...
2019-06-17 18:51

Renault reveals second-gen Zoe EV with 242-mile range Updates prepare Zoe's EV pioneer for increasingly fierce competition from Peugeot, Vauxhall, VW and Honda Subtly restyled Peugeot e-208 rival receives new interior technology and a larger battery pack Renault has revealed the second-generation Zoe...
2019-06-17 18:51

Polestar 1 2019 review Part petrol and lots of electric, the Polestar 1 is a luxury coupe that's bewilderingly complicated and lots of fun Do you worry that electrification will make all cars the same? Then the Polestar 1 is a reassuring thing: a 600bhp plug-in hybrid wi...
2019-06-17 18:51

Volkswagen ID 3 confirmed as fastest-charging EV hatchback Renault Zoe rival's lithium-ion batteries given a 100,000-mile warranty Volkswagen has revealed charging and battery details of its upcoming ID 3 electric hatchback, ahead of production getting under way later this year.  The ID 3's lithium-ion cell...
2019-06-17 18:51

Alan Brinkley, Leading Historian of 20th-Century America, Dies at 70 Professor Brinkley, a National Book Award winner, explored the seminal political events of the last century, including the Depression and World War II....
2019-06-17 18:51

Marin Cilic: I can win more grand slams One of only three players outside the Big Four to win a grand slam in the last decade, Marin Cilic feels he can win more majors. And could the grass-court swing turn around a season impacted by injury?...
2019-06-17 18:51

McConnell swats at Jon Stewart over 9/11 fund: 'I don't know why he is all bent out of shape' Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday defended his legislative handling of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund after comedian Jon Stewart, an advocate for 9/11 first responders, accused the Kentucky Republican of slow-walking the a...
2019-06-17 18:51

Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott share new pictures of Stormi It was a happy Father's Day for Kylie Jenner, her partner Travis Scott and their daughter, Stormi. One of social media's most famous couples shared new photos of their one-year-old daughter, Stormi, in celebration of Father's Day, and millions of fan...
2019-06-17 18:51

AS Roma great Totti leaves club slamming the door "AS Roma\u0027s former captain and record goalscorer Francesco Totti left his job in the management team on Monday, bitterly complaining that the club\u0027s U.S. owner had never given him a proper role."...
2019-06-17 18:51

Arsenal name Ljungberg as Emery's new assistant coach "Former Arsenal midfielder Freddie Ljungberg has been appointed as Unai Emery\u0027s new assistant first-team coach as part of a change in the coaching staff, the Premier League club announced on Monday."...
2019-06-17 18:51

Atletico to sign Benfica's Joao Felix for 120 million euros - report "Atletico Madrid are set to sign Portugal midfielder Joao Felix from Benfica for 120 million euros ($135 million), Spanish newspaper Marca said on Monday."...
2019-06-17 18:51

Email sextortion scams are on the rise and they're scary — here's what to do if you get one Overall, extortion by email is growing significantly, according to the FBI's Internet Crime Compliant Center (IC3). Last year, these complaints rose 242% to 51,146 reported crimes, with total losses of $83 million....
2019-06-17 18:34

Facebook co-founder supports giving cash to single moms in public housing with no strings The U.S. should provide monetary help to groups who have been "disproportionately discriminated against," says former Facebook executive Chris Hughes....
2019-06-17 18:34

PhotoEspaña: where glamour meets grit – in pictures More than 80 exhibitions featuring work of nearly 300 photographers and visual artists comprise this year’s PhotoEspaña. The work is displayed in venues across Madrid, and in a further six cities, until 1 September Ijewo by Cristina de Middel, from t...
2019-06-17 18:34

From bootcamp to burnout: how to make it as a YouTuber – podcast Young stars on the Google-owned site can become multi-millionaires almost overnight but controversy has stalked every stage of YouTube’s growth. Plus: Amelia Abraham on rising LGBT hate crimesThe phenomenal success of Google’s video-sharing website Y...
2019-06-17 18:34

Thomasina Miers’ Californian apricot salad – recipe | The Simple Fix A dish that reflects a land of sunshine: apricot, buffalo cheese, kale and crunchy seeds, all doused in a tangy dressingCalifornian food is sunshine food: fresh, crisp and golden. Like Mexico, the state grows bountiful fruit and vegetables, and it is...
2019-06-17 18:34

'I’ll never have another child': the mothers failed by Mexico's hospitals In one of Mexico’s poorest states, women from minority backgrounds are increasingly at risk of abusive treatment during pregnancy and childbirthNancy Martínez was 17 when she went into labour. Though her age meant she was considered a high-risk pregn...
2019-06-17 18:34

'I told my daughter I'd be home': long ordeal ends for crew stranded at sea Abandoned at sea in desperate conditions for 18 months, the MV Azraqmoiah’s crew have finally been reunited with their familiesAfter 18 months stranded on a cargo vessel miles off the coast of the United Arab Emirates, with little food or water, no w...
2019-06-17 18:34

Rachel Roddy’s Sicilian soft almond biscuits – recipe | A Kitchen in Rome Soft and chewy, marzipan-flavoured almond biscuits – or paste di mandorla – are a seasonal summer treat in Sicilian bakeriesYou were right, those of you who suggested making soft almond biscuits with egg whites rather than the whole egg.I am stubborn...
2019-06-17 18:34

Matteo Salvini seeks closer Washington ties as EU tensions rise Politician aims to establish Italy as America’s ‘most important’ European partner Matteo Salvini is striving for Italy to become “the main partner” of the US as he meets officials from Donald Trump’s government in Washington DC on Monday.The Italian ...
2019-06-17 18:34

Doctors in India strike over violent attacks by patients' families Nationwide walkout prompted by vicious assault on junior doctor at Kolkata hospitalAbout 800,000 doctors across India went on strike on Monday to demand better working conditions, following years of complaints about violent attacks from patients’ fam...
2019-06-17 18:34

'Trump Heights': Israeli settlement in Golan named after US president ‘It will mean something for him, that there is a place in the world, far away from the States, with his name,’ says resident in communityIt is a world away from the grandiose high-rises that bear his name.A sleepy, crumbling hamlet of fewer than a do...
2019-06-17 18:34

Iran to break uranium stockpile limit set by nuclear deal in 10 days Atomic agency chief says limit will be breached on 23 June and enrichment could be up to 20%Tehran has sped up the countdown to its breaching the nuclear deal, announcing it will break the uranium stockpile limit set in the deal in the next 10 days.T...
2019-06-17 18:34

Romanian immigrant elected German mayor after anti-AfD alliance Actors and directors called on Görlitz voters to not succumb to far-right party’s ‘hate and enmity’A 51-year-old immigrant has been elected mayor of a town in eastern Germany after beating a candidate from the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) ...
2019-06-17 18:34

Accidental cat filter appears on Pakistan official's briefing ‘Human error’ blamed for livestreamed briefing in which officials appeared as catsAs a veteran journalist Shaukat Yousafzai was used to press conferences. He had also served as regional health minister, representative of the ruling Tehreek-e-Insaf pa...
2019-06-17 18:34

Roman Catholic church could allow married men to become priests Vatican summit to discuss plan to address clergy shortage in remote Amazon areasThe Roman Catholic church is opening the door to a change in its centuries-old requirement that priests must be celibate in a document suggesting older married men may be...
2019-06-17 18:34

Guatemala election: former first lady Sandra Torres heads for runoff Centre-left candidate falls far short of outright majorityTorres to face rightwing candidate in August second roundGuatemala’s presidential election was headed for a runoff as results on Monday gave the center-left candidate Sandra Torres a clear lea...
2019-06-17 18:34

Indian magician feared dead in Houdini-style river stunt Divers in Kolkata search river for Chanchal Lahiri after he fails to surface in escapology stuntIndian divers in Kolkata are searching for the body of a magician who is feared to have drowned when a Houdini-like stunt in a river went wrong.Chanchal L...
2019-06-17 18:34

Pete Buttigieg returns to South Bend after fatal police-involved shooting Eric Jack Logan, 53, died in parking lot in Indiana cityMayor interrupted campaign schedule to return to South BendAuthorities said a man died after a shooting involving a police officer in South Bend, the Indiana city where the Democratic presidenti...
2019-06-17 18:34

Washington state takes landmark step on missing Native American women A report, the product of 10 meetings with indigenous people across the state, calls for more coordination to tackle the crisisHundreds of people packed into the nondescript meeting room in southern Washington state to share the stories of Native Amer...
2019-06-17 18:34

Hunger Games prequel book and possible movie on the way Suzanne Collins has written a book set in Panem 64 years before the original dystopian trilogy and Lionsgate has confirmed interest in adapting it for the big screenSuzanne Collins is writing a prequel to her best-selling Hunger Games trilogy with a ...
2019-06-17 18:34

Streaming: Scorsese's freewheeling Dylan doc Martin Scorsese is in playful mode with Rolling Thunder Revue, an intimate portrait of a 1970s Bob Dylan tourIn a year that has seen Steven Spielberg become the poster boy for anti-Netflix scepticism, his old peer Martin Scorsese is fully embracing t...
2019-06-17 18:34

War at home: how Big Little Lies deftly dissects domestic violence In the second season of the HBO drama, a nuanced depiction of surviving a violent marriage artfully evokes a form of PTSDBig Little Lies is a beautiful show about ugly secrets. Based on the novel by Liane Moriarty, the show centers around the lives o...
2019-06-17 18:34

The EU's Islamophobia is getting worse – Britain must fight this from within | Yasmin Qureshi The EU abets Aung San Suu Kyi and Viktor Orbán, while also failing to challenge China’s abuse of its Muslim populations The European elections last month were widely seen as a test of the EU’s resilience. Many were relieved that far-right parties did...
2019-06-17 18:34

Why I hate emojis | Suzanne Moore I have never knowingly used the vile little gurning dots and I don’t intend to start nowShould I ever be kidnapped or held against my will – I am talking about a boring wedding rather than a Liam Neeson Taken-type scenario – it will be very easy for ...
2019-06-17 18:34

Should dating apps tell us how sexy we are? | Coco Khan App algorithms rank results so dating opportunities end up being hoarded by the few. One app told me my scoreMarks out of 10: how attractive do you think you are? Perhaps you’d describe yourself as a six on a good hair day, or seven when you’ve caugh...
2019-06-17 18:34

Is showing compassion to migrants a crime? | Moustafa Bayoumi Trump – and governments across the western world – are putting humanitarians on trial. That should scare usOn 11 June, a federal jury in Tucson, Arizona refused to convict the immigration activist Scott Warren on felony charges that could have sent h...
2019-06-17 18:34

The historical argument for impeaching Trump | Heather Cox Richardson Since Nixon, Republicans have pushed the envelope under the guise of ‘patriotism’, and Democrats have tolerated it because of ‘civility’The question of impeaching Donald Trump is about replacing the toxic partisanship of today’s Republican party with...
2019-06-17 18:34

Three to tango: the pregnant dancer duetting with her husband A screen role as an expectant dancer prepared Bobbi Jene Smith for the real thing. She talks about doing the bump … with a bumpIt’s a case of life imitating art. In the new film Mari, Bobbi Jene Smith plays a dancer who discovers she’s pregnant just ...
2019-06-17 18:34

‘We worship the body’: India's kushti mud wrestlers – a photo essay Caste and religion are left at the door of India’s traditional wrestling academies, where the pursuit of physical grace and brute force is a pathway out of poverty By day Amol Patil, 23, is a security guard, standing in a sentry box outside a company...
2019-06-17 18:34

Bariatric divorce: why extreme weight loss leads to break ups For people struggling with their weight, surgery can be a source of help and hope. But it often has an unexpected effect on romantic relationshipsBefore Steven Jason Williams had his gastric bypass in August 2017, he attended group sessions to prepar...
2019-06-17 18:34

Language wars: the 19 greatest linguistic spats of all time Words are ever evolving – but not without controversy. From creative applications of an apostrophe to the overuse of literally, what makes you rage?What is it about language that gets people so hot under the collar? That drives them to spend hours ar...
2019-06-17 18:34

The Wizard of Oz at 80: how the world fell under its dark spell The 1939 classic has inspired everyone from David Lynch to Salman Rushdie. Novelist and super-fan Luiza Sauma explores why the film’s message about home still holds such powerEighty years ago, in the summer of 1939, 16-year-old Judy Garland appeared ...
2019-06-17 18:34

Fleetwood Mac review – latest lineup makes loving them fun Wembley Stadium, LondonHaving weathered the acrimonious departure of Lindsey Buckingham, Fleetwood Mac seem to be enjoying themselves more than ever‘Happy Father’s Day, London,” offers guitarist Mike Campbell, one of Fleetwood Mac’s two new recruits....
2019-06-17 18:34

How you're recycling plastic wrong, from coffee cups to toothpaste If you don’t clean your recycling, it can harm more than it helps. And that icon with the arrows is virtually meaninglessThis week we’re exploring plastic pollution as part of our six-month Toxic America series. Please support this journalism and hel...
2019-06-17 18:34

Belgian monks finally launch website to sell 'world's best beer' Beer lovers will still have to travel to St Sixtus abbey to pick up their allotted cratesIt has been described as the world’s most sought-after beer. Just over 5,000 barrels are brewed annually by the 19 Trappist monks of St Sixtus abbey in Westvlete...
2019-06-17 18:34

India heatwave: rain brings respite for some but death toll rises Soaring temperatures hit most of country with mercury topping 50C in some partsWeekend showers provided a much-needed but partial respite to parts of India sweltering in a brutal heatwave.In Bihar, however, one of the poorest areas of the country, 49...
2019-06-17 18:34

Jeremy Hunt defends Donald Trump's attack on Sadiq Khan Foreign secretary says he agrees 150% with sentiment of tweet quoting Katie Hopkins Today’s political developments - live updatesJeremy Hunt has vigorously defended Donald Trump for quoting the far-right commentator Katie Hopkins in an attack on the ...
2019-06-17 18:34

OJ Simpson’s Twitter debut sparks outrage and calls to action Simpson claims account, appearing after the 25th anniversary of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Goldman’s murder, will ‘set the record straight’OJ Simpson’s surprise Twitter debut, which came several days after the 25th anniversary of the murders of his...
2019-06-17 18:34

Supreme court snubs Republicans in Virginia gerrymandering case – live Ten presidential hopefuls to square off while speculation surrounds Sarah Sanders’ replacement as White House press secretarySign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 5.21pm BST Here’s a little more about the couple who were denied a cake...
2019-06-17 18:34

Gloria Vanderbilt, New York artist, model, heiress and socialite, dies at 95 Son Anderson Cooper announces death on CNNVanderbilt worked well into old age and married four timesThe heiress, socialite, model, designer, artist, actor and writer Gloria Vanderbilt has died at 95, her son Anderson Cooper announced on CNN on Monday...
2019-06-17 18:34

Hong Kong protests: pressure builds on Carrie Lam as public rejects apology Calls for government leader to stand down after an estimated two million march over unpopular extradition bill Hong Kong’s political crisis has entered its second week, after protesters who had filled the city’s streets in record numbers on Sunday re...
2019-06-17 18:34

How Trump's census question could transform America's electoral map If the Trump administration adds a new question to the 2020 census, up to 4m people could go uncounted, paving the way for Republican gerrymandering It has happened every decade since the foundation of the United States, mandated by the first article...
2019-06-17 18:34

2019 Tata Tigor Subcompact Sedan Gets Two New AMT Variants Tata Motors today announced introducing two new AMT (automated manual transmission) variants for its popular subcompact sedan, Tata Tigor. So, in addition to the existing XZA, now the Tigor sedan will......
2019-06-17 18:34

Renault Triber MPV Teased Ahead Of Its Global Reveal The Renault Triber India launch is slated for later this year and the new MPV will be a compact car, similar to the Datsun GO+. However, the Triber's length will not be restricted to under four metres......
2019-06-17 18:34

Kia Seltos Teased In New Video Ahead Of Launch This Week The Kia Seltos compact SUV is slated for a global premiere this week on June 20, 2019 and will be the first product from the Korean car maker for India. The SUV has been a long awaited one and we have......
2019-06-17 18:34

Tata Altroz Website Goes Live Ahead Of Launch This Year Tata Motors will be entering the premium hatchback segment later this year with the Altroz. The all-new offering is a highly anticipated one given its promising debut as the Tata 45X concept at the......
2019-06-17 18:34

Tata Altroz Premium Hatchback Teased In Latest Video The much-anticipated Tata Altroz premium hatchback has been recently teased in a new official video. The new video showcases a heavily camouflaged prototype model going through a bunch of tests,......
2019-06-17 18:34

Honda Launches Amaze Ace Edition In India; Prices Start At Rs. 7.89 Lakh Honda has had a dream run with the Amaze subcompact sedan. In just 13 months since the launchof the Amaze, the company has sold 1 lakh units of the car in the country. To commemorate the success of......
2019-06-17 18:34

Continental Develops Head-Up Display For Sports Cars Continental has developed the first ultra-compact, high-performance head-up display which can be used in sports cars. The head-up display is particularly suitable for integration into cockpits with......
2019-06-17 18:34

Mahindra Thar 700 Special Edition Model Launched; Priced At Rs. 9.99 Lakh Mahindra has officially launched the new limited-edition model of the off-road SUV. Christened the Mahindra Thar 700, the company will be making only 700 examples of the SUV, which will also be the......
2019-06-17 18:34

Boeing inks deal to provide parts for rival Airbus planes Boeing reached a deal with British Airways to provide parts for some of its plane's made by rival manufacturer Airbus, part of Boeing's push to grow its services business....
2019-06-17 18:34

CNN pundit wonders if news orgs would push impeachment to boost ratings; experts say some have already tried Liberal news outlets often bill themselves as gatekeepers of the truth, with slogans such as CNN’s “Facts First” and the Washington Post’s “Democracy Dies in Darkness,” but CNN pundit Brian Stelter suggested on Sunday that money, clicks and ratings a...
2019-06-17 18:34

Couple use Twitter to rescue newborn girl abandoned on Indian garbage dump Vinod Kapri, an Indian journalist and filmmaker based in Delhi, checks Twitter first thing every morning -- like virtually every journalist on the planet....
2019-06-17 18:34

Xi Jinping to make first official visit to North Korea Chinese President Xi Jinping will arrive in North Korea on Thursday for a two-day state visit, his first official trip to the country since he came to power in 2012....
2019-06-17 18:34

Just one agency should enforce antitrust law Anonymous individuals at the Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division and the Federal Trade Commission have recently taken it upon themselves to leak to the media that their respective agencies will soon open investigations of the largest U.S. tech...
2019-06-17 18:34

U.S. Women's Soccer Games Out-Earned Men's Games In the three years after the U.S. women’s soccer team won the 2015 World Cup, U.S. women’s games generated more total revenue than U.S. men’s games, according to audited financial reports from the U.S. Soccer Federation....
2019-06-17 18:34

Introducing Anne Frank to a New Generation The collected writings of Anne Frank, the teenager whose diary became a symbol of resilience amid the Holocaust, will be published this month, when the author would have turned 90....
2019-06-17 18:34

Gloria Vanderbilt, Heiress and Jeans Queen, Dies at 95 Gloria Vanderbilt, the intrepid heiress, artist and romantic who began her life as the “poor little rich girl” of the Great Depression, survived family tragedy and multiple marriages and reigned during the 1970s and ’80s as a designer-jeans pioneer, ...
2019-06-17 18:34

Man busted for robbing Dunkin’ Donuts and fleeing in Uber A Long Island man was busted for robbing a Dunkin’ Donuts — after using an Uber as his getaway car, according to cops. Andrew Sandson, 57, is accused of holding up the doughnut store in Brentwood on Sunday night by handing over a note warning h...
2019-06-17 18:34

Man slugs MTA worker in random attack inside Harlem station New video released by police shows the moment an irate straphanger slugged an MTA worker in an unprovoked attack in Harlem. The man was acting erratically as he slipped past the red tape stretched across the turnstiles inside the 2/3 train station at...
2019-06-17 18:34

Peeping Tom recorded video of kids, woman in Long Island bathroom A man was caught on video peeping into the bathroom of a Long Island home — and recording a woman and two children inside, police said. The creep was spotted on home surveillance footage approaching the house on Harrison Street in Elmont shortly befo...
2019-06-17 18:34

Former Nxivm ‘sex slaves’ show up for closing arguments Three of Nxivm leader Keith Raniere’s alleged sex slaves showed up in court Monday, as closing arguments in his trial got underway. The ex-“slaves” included women known only as Nicole and Jay, as well as India Oxenberg, the daughter...
2019-06-17 18:34

Huawei CEO Dodges Question About Chinese Internet Censorship During Awkward Press Event Huawei hosted a public relations event in China today called “A Coffee With Ren,” a made-for-TV special with CEO Ren Zhengfei. And while there were plenty of newsworthy moments, including the confirmation that Huawei phone sales are expected to slum...
2019-06-17 18:17

Which Extinct Animal Would Have Made the Best Pet? With de-extinction hovering on the edge of being a thing, it is worth asking at least one question. That question is not “why?” or “is this a good idea??”—if it can be done, it will be, and that’s that. No—the question is: which formerly extinct anim...
2019-06-17 18:17

DC Universe's Titans Has Found Its Aqualad There won’t be a new Pixar short in front of Toy Story 4. Peter Parker suits up a whole bunch in new Far From Home footage. Child’s Play’s weirdly hostile poster campaign reaches its inevitable conclusion. Jessica Parker Kennedy discusses the odds of...
2019-06-17 18:17

Samsung Deletes Terrifying Tweet Warning That Its Smart TVs Can Get Viruses The internet of things, in which all of our gadgets are plugged into data connections, will bring some terrible downsides along with its conveniences. We were blessed with a reminder of this uneasy future this morning when Samsung’s Twitter account f...
2019-06-17 18:17

Tree Believed to Have Inspired Dr. Seuss’s The Lorax Has Died Theodor Geisel (aka Dr. Seuss) once wrote his popular children’s books atop Mount Soledad in San Diego, California. From there, he could see a single Monterey Cypress tree that sat within Ellen Browning Scripps Park in La Jolla, California. That tree...
2019-06-17 18:17

Researchers Follow Bats' Example, Use Cheap Speakers and Mics to See Objects Hidden Around Corners A lot of amazing technologies developed at universities or corporate R&D labs never see the light of day because they’re just too expensive to turn into consumer-ready products. But by copying how bats navigate the world at night, researchers hav...
2019-06-17 18:17

Seriously, Walmart's $64 Tablet Is Kinda Good There’s affordable, and then there’s cheap. At $64, Walmart’s exclusive 8-inch Onn Android Tablet is cheap with a capital C. That’s not necessarily a bad thing—the Amazon Fire tablet is similarly inexpensive and there’s something to be said for comfo...
2019-06-17 18:17

Flights delayed as drones fly near East Midlands airport Incidents occurred over weekend during Download music festival at nearby parkDetectives have launched an investigation after three drones disrupted flights at an airport during a nearby music festival.Leicestershire police said a pilot of one of the ...
2019-06-17 18:17

'Bulk hacking' by UK spy agencies is illegal, high court told Rights group argues powers of MI5 and GCHQ to obtain and store data breach human rights“Bulk hacking” powers exploited by the intelligence services to access electronic devices represent an illegal intrusion into the private lives of millions of peop...
2019-06-17 18:17

Lee Bowyer looks set to leave promoted Charlton after parties fail to agree contract extension Lee Bowyer looks set to leave his role as Charlton manager with the club failing to agree an extension to his contract and citing his high demands as the key factor in an astonishing statement....
2019-06-17 18:17

Ars on your lunch break: Let’s talk about the extinction of humanity Enlarge / It looks so peaceful up there. (credit: alxpin / Getty) Welcome back to Ars on your Lunch Break! It’s been a while since we’ve done this, so I’ll start with a brief orientation. This series is built around the After On Podcast—which itsel...
2019-06-17 18:17

'Game of Thrones' star Lena Headey 'wanted a better death' for Cersei “Obviously you dream of your death,” Headey said of her "Thrones" demise. " I was kind of gutted. But I think they couldn’t have pleased everyone."        ...
2019-06-17 18:17

Still have 'Jeopardy!' fever? Watch the 10 best game shows this summer From "Press Your Luck" and the new "Spin the Wheel" to good old "Wheel of Fortune," these are the best game shows to play along with this summer.        ...
2019-06-17 18:17

Did you love 'Chernobyl'? Then watch 'The Terror' next If you loved HBO's "Chernobyl," a mini-series about a historical nuclear disaster, try AMC's "The Terror," a miniseries about a plagued arctic voyage.        ...
2019-06-17 18:17

London police increase patrols after four people killed in as many days The murders of at least five people in just as many days have triggered a massive investigation by London police and an increase of patrol across the British capital....
2019-06-17 18:00

Vatican considers allowing married men to become priests in clergy-scarce Amazon region The Vatican is considering allowing married men to become priests to help counter a shortage of them in a part of the world where some estimates say there are only one for every 10,000 Catholics....
2019-06-17 18:00

Portugal's prime minister: wildfires require long-term fight Portugal's prime minister is warning against complacency in the fight against wildfires after huge blazes in 2017 that killed more than 100 people were followed by two years of much smaller charred areas and no deaths....
2019-06-17 18:00

Lights slowly return to South America after massive blackout, hunt on for cause As lights turned back on across Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay after a massive blackout that hit tens of millions people, authorities were still largely in the dark about what caused the collapse of the interconnected grid and were tallying the dama...
2019-06-17 18:00

UN Palestinian refugee agency urges donors to fill shortfall The head of the U.N. agency that helps 5.3 million Palestinian refugees says it is mobilizing to replenish a $211 million shortfall in the face of U.S. funding cuts....
2019-06-17 18:00

Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 'disintegrated into confetti,' captain appears to have run ‘amok,' report says The ill-fated Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 was piloted by a captain who was often "lonely and sad" and experimented with a flight profile which nearly matched the aircraft's doomed path that a new report reveals left a slim chance of finding remains ...
2019-06-17 18:00

With invasive species killing many Winnipeg trees, what can you plant? With the City of Winnipeg battling multiple invasive species and diseases on our trees, you may want to consider diversifying the trees on your property....
2019-06-17 18:00

3 Winnipeg neighbourhoods experiencing higher population of cankerworms, city says According to the City of Winnipeg, if you live in the west end, River Heights or North Kildonan, there are more cankerworms in your neighbourhood than the rest of Winnipeg....
2019-06-17 18:00

‘It’s a big concern’: Dozens of dead fish discovered in Moncton’s Jones Lake David Ford, who lives near the lake, says he was walking his dogs along the water on Sunday night when he came across the dead and rotting fish littering the shoreline....
2019-06-17 18:00

SIM swap horror story: I've lost decades of data and Google won't lift a finger First they hijacked my T-Mobile service, then they stole my Google and Twitter accounts and charged my bank with a $25,000 Bitcoin purchase. I'm stuck in my own personal Black Mirror episode. Why will no one help me?...
2019-06-17 18:00

Brain fever kills 97 children in east India Nearly 100 children have died this month from encephalitis, commonly known as brain fever, in the eastern Indian state of Bihar, a state health official said on Monday....
2019-06-17 18:00

U.S. records 22 new measles cases, bringing year's total to 1,044 The United States recorded 22 new measles cases last week, bringing the year's total number of cases to 1,044 in the worst outbreak of the disease since 1992, federal health officials said on Monday....
2019-06-17 18:00

GSK pharma head flags need for speed in high-pressure drug market Doing things one at a time in drug development is not a luxury that GlaxoSmithKline can afford any longer, the head of pharmaceuticals at Britain's largest drugmaker told Reuters....
2019-06-17 18:00

Israel's Zebra Medical gets FDA ok for brain bleeds product Zebra Medical Vision, an Israel medical imaging analytics company, said on Monday it received its third clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its alert for intracranial hemorrhage, based on head CT scans....
2019-06-17 18:00

Eleven U.S. cancer centers get to charge more for care For several decades, certain cancer centers have been allowed by the U.S. government to charge more for the care they give. A new study finds the care given at these centers isn't very different from that received at other top-notch facilities....
2019-06-17 18:00

By fair means or foul? Mairis Briedis uses elbow en route to knocking out Krzysztof Glowacki Mairis Briedis scores controversial KO that should be overturned following shocking display from the referee, but there's joy for Yuniel Dorticos on undercard The post By fair means or foul? Mairis Briedis uses elbow en route to knocking out Krzyszto...
2019-06-17 18:00

Frank Warren to start talks for Deontay Wilder vs Tyson Fury rematch this week 'He's the best heavyweight in the world. He's the complete package,' says Frank Warren of Tyson Fury as he looks forward to Deontay Wilder rematch The post Frank Warren to start talks for Deontay Wilder vs Tyson Fury rematch this week appeared first ...
2019-06-17 18:00

Tony Stark's 'Avengers: Endgame' cabin is reportedly available on Airbnb For $800 a night, you can channel your inner Tony Stark by staying in the same lakeside cabin where he went to escape it all in "Avengers: Endgame."       ...
2019-06-17 18:00

A United pilot paid for a stranded college student's flight: 'There are no words' A United Airlines pilot helped a stranded college student from Hawaii by paying for her flight back to school after her plane was diverted.       ...
2019-06-17 18:00

The 'world's best beer' is made by Belgian monks and now you can order it online Here's the catch: You still need to travel to rural Belgium to pick up the brew. Only 5,000 barrels of it are made annually.       ...
2019-06-17 18:00

Great summer getaways for couples If you and your significant other are looking to book a much needed summer getaway, listen up. Buzz60's Susana Victoria Perez has more.       ...
2019-06-17 18:00

What's hot at the Paris Air Show in 2019 The Paris Air Show is the largest air show and aerospace-industry exhibition event in the world featuring amazing aircraft.       ...
2019-06-17 18:00

Jimmy Buffett fan group became seriously ill while staying at Dominican Republic hotel A group of Jimmy Buffett fans from Oklahoma say they became seriously ill while staying at a hotel in the Dominican Republic in April.       ...
2019-06-17 18:00

Duchess Kate, Prince William, Queen Elizabeth and more gather for the Order of the Garter Famous faces arrive at St George's Chapel to attend the Most Noble Order of the Garter Ceremony at Windsor Castle on June 17, 2019.        ...
2019-06-17 18:00

U20 World Cup: Runners-up South Korea feted before fans in Seoul Players and coaches of the South Korean men's under-20 football team were feted in front of fans in the nation's capital Monday for their unexpected run to second place at the FIFA U-20 World Cup in Poland....
2019-06-17 18:00

In photos: Gary Woodland wins golf's U.S. Open Professional golfers from around the world competed in the U.S. Open in Pebble Beach, Calif., from June 13-16, 2019. Gary Woodland of the U.S. won the U.S. Open with a score of 13 under par....
2019-06-17 18:00

Tiger Woods may skip next tournament to prepare for British Open Tiger Woods suggested he will skip his next few tournaments, including the Travelers Championship and two new events, to instead prepare for the British Open....
2019-06-17 18:00

Watch: USA's Carli Lloyd golf claps critics at Women's World Cup United States Women's National Team star Carli Lloyd aimed a golf clap at the team's critics after a golazo against Chile in the group stage of the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup....
2019-06-17 18:00

Watch: Rockies ball boy flooded by Coors Field sprinkler system A ball boy for the Colorado Rockies found himself surrounded by water while sitting in foul territory during a game against the San Diego Padres at Coors Field in Denver....
2019-06-17 18:00

Watch: Braves mascot steals Bryce Harper's $330M contract Blooper, the Atlanta Braves' mascot, pulled off a lucrative stunt by stealing Bryce Harper's $330 million contract before a 15-1 win against the Philadelphia Phillies....
2019-06-17 18:00

Watch: Rockies' Blackmon records 15 hits in four-game series Colorado Rockies outfielder Charlie Blackmon set a Major League record this weekend after recording 15 hits in a four-game series against the rival San Diego Padres....
2019-06-17 18:00

Usain Bolt baffles Liverpool legend, scores in charity soccer game Former Olympic sprinter Usain Bolt tricked former Liverpool star Jamie Carragher before scoring a goal during UNICEF's Soccer Aid charity game at Stamford Bridge in Chelsea, England....
2019-06-17 18:00

Watch: Luis Suarez, Edinson Cavani help Uruguay destroy Ecuador at Copa America Barcelona's Luis Suarez and Paris Saint-Germain's Edinson Cavani each scored first half goals to help Uruguay to a 4-0 thrashing of Ecuador in the group stage of the 2019 Copa America....
2019-06-17 18:00

Lufthansa’s Superstar Pilot Goes from Hero to Zero Just two years ago, Carsten Spohr was named Germany’s manager of the year after delivering stellar returns. Now he’s just delivering profit warnings....
2019-06-17 18:00

Hulu’s Das Boot miniseries is well-acted and well-crafted… but needs more boot The cable and subscription streaming business lately seems determined to reinterpret an old saying: These days, history repeats itself, first as a tragedy, and then as a multi-part prestige TV drama. In just these past two months we’ve seen new adapt...
2019-06-17 17:51

And now, a Twitter bot that collects phrases you can sing to the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles theme In the mid-‘90s, when consumer internet began spreading to homes across the world—back before corporations figured out how to exert control over every aspect of this technology they could think of—the web was a weird, sometimes wonderful place filled...
2019-06-17 17:51

Raphael Bob-Waksberg digs into his favorite short story collections and influences With Reading List, The A.V. Club asks one of our favorite pop-culture creators to describe a list of reading materials that are tied together by a singular theme....
2019-06-17 17:51

The Right Stuff Is a No-Brainer Kindle Download For $4 If you like NASA, space, history, or reading in general, Tom Wolfe’s The Right Stuff should be on everyone’s must-read list, and you can download it to your Kindle for just $4 today....
2019-06-17 17:51

Vegas plays the heel in third season trailer for Netflix hit GLOW Netflix’s hilarious, heartfelt GLOW, a fictionalized spin on ‘80s wrestling outfit Gorgeous Ladies Of Wrestling, transplants its core gang of grapplers to Las Vegas for its third season. There, they’ll break into the big leagues, square off against a...
2019-06-17 17:51

Kotaku Elon Musk Doesn’t Learn, Posts Uncredited Artwork, Deletes Tweet | Gizmodo Huawei CEO Dodges Kotaku Elon Musk Doesn’t Learn, Posts Uncredited Artwork, Deletes Tweet | Gizmodo Huawei CEO Dodges Question About Chinese Internet Censorship During Awkward Press Event | Jalopnik The 503-HP 2020 BMW X4 M Competition Is a Real M Car Whether You Like...
2019-06-17 17:51

"Was Thinking": Minister Denies Sleeping At Bihar Child Deaths Briefing Allegations by opposition parties that the government was sleeping on its job while encephalitis-related deaths mounted in Bihar took a turn for the literal on Sunday, when Minister of State for......
2019-06-17 17:51

Human Rights Notice To Health Ministry Over Muzaffarpur Deaths The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Monday sent notices to the Union Health Ministry and the government of Bihar over reports of increasing deaths of children due to encephalitis in......
2019-06-17 17:51

Air India To Start New Flights On Two Routes From September 27 Air India will start new flights on the Mumbai-Patna-Amritsar route and Mumbai-Nairobi route from September 27, Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said on Monday....
2019-06-17 17:51

JP Nadda Appointed BJP Working President, Amit Shah Remains Boss For Now Former Union Minister JP Nadda was named the BJP's Working President today, ending weeks of speculation on whether Amit Shah, who was given charge of the home ministry, will retain both posts. Union......
2019-06-17 17:51

Mehul Choksi Says He Left India For Medical Check-Up, Treatment Diamantaire Mehul Choksi, a key accused in the multi-crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) scam, on Monday told the Bombay High Court that he left India for medical check-up and not to avoid prosecution in......
2019-06-17 17:51

Donald Trump rages at chief of staff for coughing during interview: ‘Leave the room’ PRESIDENT Donald Trump scolded the White House Chief of Staff Nick Mulvaney and kicked him out of the Oval Office for coughing during an all-access interview....
2019-06-17 17:51

Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: Let’s All Take A Moment To Appreci Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: Let’s All Take A Moment To Appreciate This Reveal • Bethesda Keeps Forgetting Nuclear Bombs Aren’t Cool • Spacemon: Frontier - Ch. 51: Brawling On The Beach • Question of the Day: Smel...
2019-06-17 17:51

Luigi’s Mansion 3 Developers Promise Better Bosses And More Puzzles Preventing one of the biggest shortcomings of the second Luigi’s Mansion from making it into the third is a high priority, the game’s top producers from Nintendo told Kotaku during an E3 interview in Los Angeles last week....
2019-06-17 17:51

Aaron Rodgers has yet to put his stamp on Packers' new offense Matt LaFleur and Aaron Rodgers will have to find common ground during the Packers' offensive transition and there could be rough patches.       ...
2019-06-17 17:51

What's next for Lakers after Anthony Davis trade? Top free agents to target With LeBron James and Anthony Davis in town, what the Los Angeles Lakers do in free agency this summer will be huge for the franchise's future.       ...
2019-06-17 17:51

Iran will violate nuclear deal, boost uranium stockpile Iran will exceed the uranium stockpile limit set by the Obama-era nuclear deal in the next 10 days, the spokesman for the country’s atomic energy agency said on Monday. “Iran’s reserves are every day increasing at a more rapid rate. And i...
2019-06-17 17:51

Boeing vice president apologizes to families of victims over crashes LE BOURGET, France — A Boeing executive is apologizing to airlines and families of victims of 737 Max crashes in Indonesia and Ethiopia. Vice President Randy Tinseth told reporters at the Paris Air Show on Monday that “we are very sorry for the...
2019-06-17 17:51

Kenya investigates patient with Ebola symptoms NAIROBI, Kenya — A Kenyan official says health experts are investigating a hospital patient who has Ebola-like symptoms. Kericho County spokesman Timothy Kimei issued a statement saying the patient is in isolation and the hospital in western Kenya to...
2019-06-17 17:51

Syrian insurgents shell government-held rural area, kill 12 DAMASCUS, Syria — Syrian insurgents fired rockets into residential parts of the government-held northern province of Aleppo, striking a wedding party and killing at least 12 civilians and wounding 15, state media said Monday. The attack late Sunday t...
2019-06-17 17:51

30 killed in triple suicide bombing in Nigeria Thirty people were killed late Sunday in a triple suicide bombing in northeast Nigeria, emergency services reported, in an attack bearing the hallmarks of the Boko Haram jihadist group. Three bombers detonated their explosives outside a hall in Kondu...
2019-06-17 17:51

Ocasio-Cortez calls out Trump’s ‘bluff’ in tweet on impeachment In the latest installment of her spat with President Trump, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez called out his “bluff” after he used comments the progressive darling made about mounting calls to impeach him. “Mr. President, you’re from Queens. ...
2019-06-17 17:51

Hong Kong activist released from jail, immediately joins latest protests A well-known Hong Kong protest leader was released from jail Monday — and immediately joined the latest mass demonstrations trying to oust embattled leader Carrie Lam. Joshua Wong, 22, walked free from the Lai Chi Kok correctional facility after comp...
2019-06-17 17:51

Woman watches her golden retriever drown after pushing dog into lake A heartless New Hampshire woman pushed her elderly golden retriever into a lake and did nothing as the helpless dog drowned, according to a new report. Nancy Bucciarelli, 66, was walking 11-year-old Bailey around Naticook Lake in Merrimack on June 8 ...
2019-06-17 17:51

Boy bitten in third North Carolina shark attack this month An 8-year-old boy was bitten by a shark on a North Carolina beach over the weekend — marking the third shark attack in the state so far this month. The boy, whose name was not released, was in the water at Bald Head Island around 4 p.m. Sunday ...
2019-06-17 17:51

Black employee sues Boeing after finding noose at desk A black employee at Boeing has filed a federal lawsuit against the plane manufacturer alleging racial discrimination after he said he found a noose hanging near his desk and signs near his workspace saying the N-word, according to reports. Curtis Ant...
2019-06-17 17:51

Bonnaroo attendee dies after becoming unresponsive at festival A 27-year-old Bonnaroo attendee died after becoming unresponsive at the three-day music and arts festival in Tennessee, organizers said. The male concertgoer, who was there with his father, was discovered unconscious at the Manchester festival’...
2019-06-17 17:51

Wife allegedly gunned down Army husband days after he got protection order An Alabama woman is charged with fatally shooting her Army sergeant husband just days after he obtained an emergency protection of abuse order against her, alleging she was “very mentally ill” and unstable. Brittnay Ryals Paonessa, 27, is accused of ...
2019-06-17 17:51

Pete Buttigieg pauses campaign after South Bend police shooting Mayor Pete Buttigieg ​changed his campaign schedule to return to South Bend, Indiana, after a man was killed in a police-involved shooting early Sunday morning. ​Buttigieg, a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, canceled ​a trip to New York City w...
2019-06-17 17:51

Indian magician feared dead after attempting Harry Houdini trick An Indian magician who attempted to recreate a famed Harry Houdini trick — jumping into a river while shackled — never reappeared after the stunt and is feared dead, according to news reports. Chanchal Lahiri, 41, who goes by the stage name Mandrake,...
2019-06-17 17:51

Woman launches homophobic attack on gay couple in the UK A woman hurled homophobic slurs at a gay couple in the UK before attacking them – and even encouraged a young girl she was with to take part in the tirade, the victims and police said. Simon Jenkins, 33, and his partner Ben Drawer, 21, were holding h...
2019-06-17 17:51

Wire damage causes huge delays on Metro-North Metro-North Railroad service in Connecticut is being delayed Monday morning on the New Haven line because of wire damage between Bridgeport and Stratford, officials said. Residual delays of up to 30 minutes into Grand Central Terminal are reported du...
2019-06-17 17:51

Bodies of missing woman, child found after father’s arrest for murder The bodies of a missing Oregon woman and her 3-year-old son were discovered in a wooded area over the weekend — weeks after the boy’s father was arrested in connection to their disappearance, according to a new report. After searching for about...
2019-06-17 17:51

Bullring worker gored to death at Spanish festival Horrifying footage shows a huge bull charging straight at a bullring worker — killing him instantly as he was gored through the neck. The bull ran out in front of cheering spectators on Sunday at an annual festival in Zamora, Spain, after being...
2019-06-17 17:51

Ex-pastor charged with molesting teen relative in Texas A former Southern Baptist pastor who once backed strict anti-abortion legislation in Texas has been charged with repeatedly molesting a teenage relative over the course of two years, sometimes several times a day, court records show. Stephen Bratton,...
2019-06-17 17:51

Man in body armor fires shots outside federal building in Dallas Video has emerged of a man clad in body armor who fired several shots with a rifle outside a federal building in Dallas before being wounded by police and taken into custody, according to reports. In the footage tweeted by a KDFW editor, the man is s...
2019-06-17 17:51

U.S. fashion icon, socialite Gloria Vanderbilt dead at 95 Gloria Vanderbilt, the "poor little rich girl" who lived a life at the highest levels of fashion, society and wealth as an heir to one of the greatest family fortunes in U.S. history, died on Monday at the age of 95, her son CNN correspondent Anderso...
2019-06-17 17:51

Bill Cosby's post as 'America's Dad' on Father's Day sparks anger online Convicted sex offender Bill Cosby's Instagram post identifying himself as "America's Dad" in a Father's Day message touched off online reaction from admiration to outrage....
2019-06-17 17:51

Genius hid Morse code in song lyrics to prove Google was cheating Did you ever notice how you tend to google the lyrics of a song and then you’re not going to Genius’s website because Google is displaying them on the Search results all along? Well, Genius alleges that Google has been copying its lyrics for years an...
2019-06-17 17:51

Pirelli warns unhappy F1 teams that returning to 2018 tyres won't help Pirelli Formula 1 boss Mario Isola says it is wrong to assume that switching to last year's tyres would help teams struggling with the 2019 specification...
2019-06-17 17:51

WRC driver Loeb wins home French national rally for Hyundai Hyundai World Rally Championship driver Sebastien Loeb took a rally car back to his home region of Alsace and won for the first time since 2012 last weekend...
2019-06-17 17:51

Iannone labels Smith's approach "really dangerous" after Aprilia clash ndrea Iannone says Aprilia test rider Bradley Smith, who collided with team-mate Aleix Espargaro on lap one, was acting "really dangerous" in the MotoGP Catalan Grand Prix...
2019-06-17 17:51

Rossi: Barcelona MotoGP Turn 10 layout like 'supermarket parking' Valentino Rossi has spoken out against the tight Turn 10 left-hander of the Barcelona circuit where he was taken out in the Catalan Grand Prix, dubbing it "supermarket parking"...
2019-06-17 17:51

Alonso: Fortuitous Toyota Le Mans win like payback for bad F1 luck Fernando Alonso has suggested that the late twist at Le Mans 24 Hours that handed victory to the #8 Toyota crew acted as a form of payback for his missed chances in Formula 1...
2019-06-17 17:51

NASCAR Trucks frontrunner faces suspension over deliberate clash NASCAR Truck Series title contender Johnny Sauter faces a possible suspension after crashing into Austin Hill at Iowa, with Hill saying he wouldn't "put up with it" after the race...
2019-06-17 17:51

Toyota boss Toyoda apologises to Tanak for failure on WRC Rally Italy Toyota Motor Corporation president Akio Toyoda has apologised to Ott Tanak and Martin Jarveoja after their Yaris WRC failed on the final stage of Rally Italy...
2019-06-17 17:51

Toyota #7 crew reverted to 2018 set-up for Le Mans 24 Hours The #7 Toyota TS050 HYBRID that dominated last weekend's Le Mans 24 Hours before losing victory with an hour to go reverted to its 2018 set-up before the race...
2019-06-17 17:51

Supercars gets extension to pitch for new fifth Bathurst event The Bathurst Regional Council has given Supercars an extension for its proposal to host the venue's new slot for a fifth motorsport event of the year....
2019-06-17 17:51

Racing Point: Solving balance issue on its Formula 1 car key to upturn Racing Point believes getting on top of the car balance issues that have blighted its early season form is key to helping it make progress over the remainder of the campaign...
2019-06-17 17:51

WTCR champion Gabriele Tarquini tries Hyundai World Rally Car Defending World Touring Car Cup champion Gabriele Tarquini tested a Hyundai i20 Coupe World Rally Car on gravel for the first time in Sardinia on Monday...
2019-06-17 17:51

Nyck De Vries felt 'hopeless' in Le Mans 24 Hours LMP2 accident Formula 2 title-contender Nyck de Vries said that he felt 'hopeless' in his hour 21 accident at the Le Mans 24 Hours, which triggered the on-board medical light...
2019-06-17 17:51

Jean Todt says FIA working on Formula E and WEC 2019/20 clashes FIA president Jean Todt says the governing body is trying to find a solution to the three clashes between the Formula E and the World Endurance Championship calendars in 2019/20...
2019-06-17 17:51

Brooks Koepka kisses Jena Sims at US Open after PGA Championship drama It seems Brooks Koepka did not want to make the same mistake twice. After the golfer was dragged on social media for rejecting kisses from girlfriend Jena Sims during last month’s PGA Championship, Koepka, 29, gave his lady love a peck on Sunda...
2019-06-17 17:34

What bettors should know about Rays’ surprising success An ounce of run prevention is worth a ton of wins. Though their players don’t make a lot of “Benjamins” by MLB standards, that has been the key to another amazing season for the underpaid and unappreciated Rays, in town for a huge three-game series a...
2019-06-17 17:34

The first sign of drama between Aaron Rodgers and Matt LaFleur It’s only June, but there’s already some friction in Green Bay. Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers registered his first passive-aggressive gripe Sunday, directed at new coach Matt LaFleur. The former MVP apparently isn’t thrilled with the amount of co...
2019-06-17 17:34

Democrat Buttigieg cancels campaign events after South Bend shooting Pete Buttigieg, the mayor of South Bend, Indiana, who is seeking the Democratic presidential nomination, canceled campaign events on Monday to return to his city after a fatal shooting by a police officer, his campaign said....
2019-06-17 17:34

Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher’s controversial war crimes trial to begin after months of disputes The controversial war crimes trial of Navy SEAL Edward "Eddie" Gallagher is set to begin Monday after months of disputes between defense lawyers and military prosecutors that have reverberated all the way up to the White House....
2019-06-17 17:34

Masked gunman arrested after opening fire outside Dallas federal courthouse A masked gunman has been taken into custody Monday morning after firing a rifle outside of a courthouse in downtown Dallas, just one block away from where five police officers were killed in a 2016 attack. ...
2019-06-17 17:34

Brexit Bill Threat Continues England’s Ancient History of Debt Defaults Boris Johnson’s threat to withhold payment of the UK’s £39 billion Brexit divorce bill until the EU gives Britain better exit terms has been the source of much debate over whether or not it constitutes a sovereign debt default. ...
2019-06-17 17:34

Supreme Court reaffirms precedent that allows state and federal prosecutions for the same offense The justices rejected a concerted effort by groups of conservatives and liberals alike to persuade the court that the exception to the Constitution’s double jeopardy clause is not warranted....
2019-06-17 17:34

Trump’s internal polling fiasco points to a ragtag campaign Trump's response to bad numbers leaking is to fired the pollsters — but not the ones who conducted the polls — and they still might work for Trump's super PAC....
2019-06-17 17:34

OnePlus 7 vs Google Pixel 3a: Which One Should You Buy? OnePlus 7 and the Pixel 3a take two different approaches to address what a budget premium smartphone should be like. But which one is the one for you?...
2019-06-17 17:34

Apple Supplier Japan Display Loses Key Investor From Bailout Consortium Japan Display on Monday said it has received notice from TPK Holding that the Taiwanese screen maker has decided not to invest a proposed $230 million....
2019-06-17 17:34

Indians Won't Mind Ads on Netflix, if Given Good Deal, Research Claims One in three Indians won't mind seeing ads as they watch over-the-top (OTT) content streaming platforms like Netflix or Amazon Prime if they get a good deal from the vendors, video Cloud services......
2019-06-17 17:34

Motorola One Action Leaked Render Reveals Triple Rear Camera Setup Motorola One Action's alleged render reveals that the Android phone will feature a hole-punch design with narrow bezels on the top, sides, and a slim chin....
2019-06-17 17:34