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2019-07-17 00:20

New Mercedes-AMG CLA 45 S Shooting Brake arrives with 415bhp CLA 45 S Shooting Brake dispatches 0-62mph in 4.0sec Coupé-style estate receives the same headline-grabbing 2.0-litre unit as its hot hatchback and saloon stablemates The renewal of Mercedes-AMG’s compact car line-up has continued with the unveili...
2019-07-17 00:17

BMW 1 Series 118d 2019 review Front-driven 1 Series may not drive like a traditional BMW but otherwise delivers on upmarket family hatch values It’s the all-new (and here comes the controversy) front-wheel-drive BMW 1 Series in its likely best-selling form. We’ve known this cha...
2019-07-17 00:17

BMW 1 Series M135i 2019 review Fastest BMW 1 Series is quick and accomplished but lacks the character of the old M140i Essentially, it’s the fast flagship of the new BMW 1 Series line-up - and it’s arguably even more controversial than its lower-powered front-wheel-drive sibling...
2019-07-17 00:17

Audi A4 2019 review Tech upgrades give the A4’s cabin a welcome lift. Dynamically much the same as before, but it remains a refined, smooth operator. Sometimes it can be easy to momentarily lose sight of the fact that cars such as the Audi A4 are still relevant. We’re...
2019-07-17 00:17

Audi S4 2019 review S4 ditches petrol for a V6 TDI engine and mild-hybridisation. Just how appealing is this diesel performance saloon? It doesn’t seem all that long ago that the Audi S4 was powered by a 4.2-litre, 339bhp V8. In fact, it wasn’t all that long ago that ...
2019-07-17 00:17

2020 BMW 1 Series video review: can it be a proper BMW without rear-wheel drive? Premium family hatchback makes the controversial switch to front-wheel drive - but is it actually a big deal? We've been finding out BMW has made a bold move with its new 1 Series, ditching decades of rear-wheel drive heritage and switching to front...
2019-07-17 00:17

Rooney: Every player would want to play for Klopp "Former Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney has hailed Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp saying that he is the sort of coach all players would want to play for."...
2019-07-17 00:17

Juventus confirm De Ligt arrival ahead of £67.5m move "Serie A champions Juventus have confirmed that Dutch defender Matthijs de Ligt has touched down in Turin for a medical ahead of a move from Ajax worth £67.5 million."...
2019-07-17 00:17

Billy Vunipola will not forsake social media in World Cup despite Folau furore • Saracens forward made comments supportive of Israel Folau• ‘I have made my position clear,’ he says at England campBilly Vunipola has no plans to stay off social media during the forthcoming World Cup in Japan despite the controversy sparked by his...
2019-07-17 00:17

France will not back down on digital tax despite US legal threats Finance minister hopes to agree global action on tech giants at G7 meeting this weekFrance will not back down in the face of US threats of legal action over its plans for a digital tax on tech giants, the French finance minister has said.“We will nev...
2019-07-17 00:17

Brazil must reveal investigations into journalist Glenn Greenwald, court says Greenwald’s website, The Intercept Brasil, has published material critical of Jair Bolsonaro’s administrationBrazil’s top court has ordered the country’s justice ministry to reveal whether there are any investigations into the US journalist Glenn Gre...
2019-07-17 00:17

Second Mississippi Republican says he will not meet women alone Former state supreme court justice Bill Waller has become the second candidate for governor to embrace the so-called Pence ruleA second Republican candidate for Mississippi governor has said he will not meet alone with a woman who is not his wife.The...
2019-07-17 00:17

LA Sparks guard Riquna Williams suspended 10 games for domestic violence incident Veteran guard suspended 10 games for December incidentWilliams, 29, set WNBA single-game scoring record in 2013The WNBA has suspended Los Angeles Sparks guard Riquna Williams 10 games for a domestic violence incident, one of the longest punishments i...
2019-07-17 00:17

The Guardian view on Donald Trump: a racist in substance and style | Editorial The US president’s bigotry has a political purpose: to distract voters and energise his base. He doesn’t care about the damage he might inflict in the processDonald Trump’s agenda is to turn the clock back in the United States half a century, to a ti...
2019-07-17 00:17

Alejandro Toledo: Peru ex-president faces corruption charges after US arrest Toledo is a fugitive from Peru for allegedly receiving $20m from a Brazilian construction company Peru’s former president Alejandro Toledo has been arrested in the United States following an extradition from his home country where he faces corruption...
2019-07-17 00:17

Brazilian mining company to pay out £86m for disaster that killed almost 300 people Vale also agreed to pay £150,000 to close relatives of those killed when a dam collapsed at its iron ore mine in BrumadinhoThe Brazilian mining giant Vale has agreed to pay out £86m [$107m] in collective moral damages and £150,000 [$186,000] to each ...
2019-07-17 00:17

Trump defense secretary nominee says US not seeking war with Iran Confirmation of Mark Esper appeared almost certain at Senate hearing where he received significant Democratic supportDonald Trump’s nominee to become the first permanent US defence secretary in more than six months, has said that the US is not seekin...
2019-07-17 00:17

Beloved Yosemite landmarks' original names restored after trademark dispute Visitors were unhappy when a changeover in services prompted the national park to change the names of hotels and attractionsSome of Yosemite’s most well-known and beloved attractions will get their original names back, following a settlement in an in...
2019-07-17 00:17

Planned Parenthood president Leana Wen forced out by board Wen tweeted that the board ‘ended my employment at a secret meeting’, after she had been in the job for only eight monthsThe president of Planned Parenthood has been forced out of her position after only eight months on the job.Dr Leana Wen said in a...
2019-07-17 00:17

'Tetris Effect' brings its VR head trip to PCs on July 23rd You won't have to snag a PS4 if you want to experience the synesthesia of Tetris Effect. Enhance has confirmed that its music-driven, effects-laden take on the classic puzzler is coming to PCs on July 23rd. It should take advantage of the extr...
2019-07-17 00:17

Congress tries to limit Trump's ability to ease Huawei restrictions President Trump's desire to lift some restrictions on Huawei won't go unchallenged. A bipartisan group of senators has introduced a bill, the Defending America's 5G Future Act, that would effectively set the original blacklisting in st...
2019-07-17 00:17

IBM built a robotic tongue to taste test hazardous chemicals The pace of technical advancement in computer vision systems over the past few years has been nothing short of astounding. The eyes of machines are quickly gaining on their biological counterparts with 1,000-fps vision, the ability to figure out what...
2019-07-17 00:17

Domino’s will let you track your pizza delivery with GPS By the end of the year, you'll be able to track your Domino's Pizza delivery via GPS. The company is known for embracing technology, and it's done things like deliver pizza via robots and self-driving vehicles and allowed orders throug...
2019-07-17 00:17

Twitter didn't flag Trump's racist tweets Twitter said that it would label tweets from political figures that violate its rules, but it's not clear if the social network is applying that policy yet. CNET noted that Twitter hasn't labeled a series of President Trump tweets that are...
2019-07-17 00:17

There's a new 'Super Monkey Ball' game on its way A new Super Monkey Ball game will be arriving later this year -- at least, it will in Japan. Game magazine Famitsu confirmed this week in a blog post that a new entry in the popular series will be available for PC, PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch.....
2019-07-17 00:17

Lotus’ all-electric hypercar fully charges in nine minutes Lotus decided to make its latest hypercar not only all-electric but also incredibly powerful. The Evija is the company's first car with an electrified powertrain, which translates into a disgusting amount of power (2,000 PS or roughly 1973 in ho...
2019-07-17 00:17

'Game of Thrones' and Amazon's 'Mrs. Maisel' lead Emmy nominations The Television Academy has revealed this year's Emmy nominations and to absolutely no one's surprise, Game of Thrones scooped up the most nods with 32, including Outstanding Drama Series and 10 nominees across various acting categories. The...
2019-07-17 00:17

MIT is testing drones that can switch between hovering and gliding There are two types of drones: fixed-wing models that look like airplanes and multicopters that resemble hovering squares. A group of MIT scientists have designed a new platform that lets users combine the best of both worlds and create their own hyb...
2019-07-17 00:17

Alphabet's Wing introduces an air traffic control app for drones This spring Alphabet subsidiary Wing LLC became the first drone delivery company to receive FAA certification, and the company has successfully launched drone delivery service in Australia and Helsinki. Now, with more drones in the sky, it needs a wa...
2019-07-17 00:17

Blizzard reveals Overwatch League details for 2020 Overwatch League fans who might have been hoping for a traditional home and away format similar to other sports, in which teams play half their games at their own venues, might be left disappointed at least for the 2020 season. Blizzard has revealed....
2019-07-17 00:17

LG Pay goes live in the US More than two years after it arrived in South Korea, LG's long-delayed contactless mobile payment system has finally gone live in the US. LG Pay is available on the G8 ThinQ at launch. In the coming months, it'll be available on V50 5G, V40...
2019-07-17 00:17

Senators grill FTC over reported $5 billion Facebook settlement Facebook's reported $5 billion settlement with the FTC isn't even official yet, but that isn't stopping politicians from bristling at it. Senators Richard Blumenthal, Josh Hawley and Ed Markey (pictured) have sent a letter to the FTC ...
2019-07-17 00:17

Facebook was granted a patent to silo group posts Moderators of Facebook Groups could soon get more leeway in controlling who sees the comments made on their forums. The US Patent Office today granted Facebook a patent for content moderation that would let moderators limit viewership of posts by "pr...
2019-07-17 00:17

The best Amazon Prime Day 2019 deals: Day two, the afternoon edition This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commissions. that support its work. Read Wirecutter's continuously u...
2019-07-17 00:17

McDonald's ends UberEats delivery exclusive by adding DoorDash If you suddenly have an urge for McDonald's at home, you won't need to go through UberEats to get it. The fast food chain has expanded its delivery options to include DoorDash. The rollout will start in Houston, where the courier option w...
2019-07-17 00:17

CES 2020 will allow sex tech on a trial basis At least one sex tech product caused a stir at CES last year. As you might remember, the company Lora DiCarlo had a Robotics Innovation Award for its Ose "blended-orgasm machine" revoked and then reinstated. This year, likely hoping to avoid another....
2019-07-17 00:17

Google Maps now displays bike-sharing locations in 24 cities Bike-sharing is a convenient way to get around a city, but with so many schemes operating concurrently it's sometimes tough to know where the nearest station with available bikes is. Now, Google can tell you....
2019-07-17 00:17

Tiny vibration-powered robots could repair your body from the inside There are many challenges to developing robots that could operate within your body, not the least of which is finding a power source -- you can't exactly strap a big battery on them. That might not be an issue thanks to Georgia Tech researchers...
2019-07-17 00:17

Cleaned for take-off: Naomi Campbell’s extreme inflight hygiene routine The supermodel recently revealed the germ-busting ritual she undertakes when boarding a plane. But do the experts think we should follow suit?First the latex gloves go on, the antiseptic wipes come out, and then Naomi Campbell gets to work. A video r...
2019-07-17 00:17

Sanders, AOC, and Others Demand Workplace Safety Investigation of Amazon Following yesterday’s Prime Day strike at a fulfillment center in Shakopee, Minnesota, over a dozen progressive lawmakers—including Bernie Sanders, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib, and Ro Khanna—co-signed a letter to the Occupatio...
2019-07-17 00:17

Self-Taught AI Masters Rubik’s Cube Without Human Help Fancy algorithms capable of solving a Rubik’s Cube have appeared before, but a new system from the University of California, Irvine uses artificial intelligence to solve the 3D puzzle from scratch and without any prior help from humans—and it does so...
2019-07-17 00:17

8 Questions We Have About (the Yet to Be Announced, But Inevitable) Stranger Things 4 Stranger Things 3 has been out for a few weeks, and now that we’ve had time to really digest the things we liked and didn’t like, our minds have drifted toward what’s next. So far, the Duffer Brothers have only offered some vague teases for season fo...
2019-07-17 00:17

CES, Still a Bunch of Puritans The Consumer Technology Association (CTA), the organization behind CES, doesn’t exactly have an admirable reputation when it comes to its treatment of women and products designed for women, specifically sexually-oriented ones. It appears the organiza...
2019-07-17 00:17

Apple Planning to Jazz It Up With Some Original Podcasts: Report With Apple poised to further expand its services to better compete with its streaming rivals—whether or not its offerings will be any good—it was probably only a matter of time before we learned that the company has its eye on podcasts as well. The q...
2019-07-17 00:17

‘Space Jam’ sequel starring LeBron James gets new director weeks after filming begins Welcome to the Space Jam! Now, please leave. The LeBron James-led sequel to the 1996 family film “Space Jam,” which starred Michael Jordan, has scrapped its director only weeks after filming began. Deadline reports that original helmer Te...
2019-07-17 00:17

Emmy nominations 2019: Biggest surprises and snubs HBO seized the Iron Throne Tuesday when the TV academy handed out its annual Emmy nominations. The premium cable channel walked away with a whopping 137 nods, largely due to the overwhelming love for “Game of Thrones,” whose controversial final seaso...
2019-07-17 00:17

‘Waitress’ to end four-year Broadway run There go the pies. The Sara Bareilles musical “Waitress” will end its Broadway run on Jan. 5, the Hollywood Reporter announced, after nearly four years and countless turns by many guest actors, Al Roker and Bareilles herself among them. The show, bas...
2019-07-17 00:17

This is the scene that could win Jharrel Jerome his first Emmy Jharrel Jerome won a 2019 Emmy nomination — his first — Tuesday for his devastating portrayal of real-life Central Park Five defendant Korey Wise in the Netflix limited series “When They See Us.” The remarkable Bronx-born actor is the onl...
2019-07-17 00:17

Trump’s New Top Labor Official Is Expected to Advance an Anti-Labor Agenda One of Mr. Pizzella’s White House admirers describes him as a “movement conservative” more likely to agree with the White House on cutting labor rules and weakening unions than his predecessor....
2019-07-17 00:17

A Big Bank with Big Troubles: Financial Crisis 2.0? Many big financial institutions faced bankruptcy during the 2007-2009 crisis, and now -- a reminder of that turbulent time. A major global bank has been facing serious financial challenges -- and developments are only getting worse. Take a look at th...
2019-07-17 00:00

'We stand ready': US air force warns against 'raid' on Area 51 More than one million people who have signed up to raid Area 51 in the hope of seeing evidence of aliens have been warned that the US air force "stands ready to protect America and its assets"....
2019-07-17 00:00

Iran 'may have seized' oil tanker that went off radar at weekend Iran may have seized a small oil tanker travelling through the Strait of Hormuz after its tracker stopped transmitting its location, a US official has said....
2019-07-17 00:00

‘Game of Thrones’ looks ready for a coronation after dominating Emmy nominations The Television Academy also delivered a drama-filled comedy category, set up "When They See Us" as the miniseries to beat and snubbed some major stars....
2019-07-17 00:00

Girls Trip director Malcolm D. Lee joins the squad for Space Jam 2 Well, it looks like Space Jam 2 really is happening, with LeBron James filling the Michael Jordan role, Sonequa Martin-Green possibly playing his wife, and Don Cheadle playing some third character, and now Deadline says that director Terence Nance ha...
2019-07-17 00:00

Lana Condor and Awkwafina talk anxiety in new web series Having two of the biggest rom-coms of 2018—Crazy Rich Asians and To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before—come out a mere 10 days apart almost killed the hopeless romantics of the world, but what a time to be alive it was. Now, Awkwafina and Lana Condor, th...
2019-07-17 00:00

"Olive, the other reindeer" and other misheard song lyrics Random Twitter questions now provide the same function as the lunchtime polls from Heathers: What common question are we going to toss around today to distract us from all the other horrible things filling our Twitter news feed?...
2019-07-17 00:00

Lil Wayne is also hitching his wagon to "Old Town Road," teases upcoming remix Everybody who’s anybody is trying to ride the heat from Lil Nas X’s instant-classic “Old Town Road,” especially after he brought in Billy Ray Cyrus of all people to teach the Billboard charts a lesson. Since then, Diplo made a remix, some actual hors...
2019-07-17 00:00

Hostinger web hosting review: Good support and a killer entry-level price Hostinger is an up-and-coming web hosting provider with a very compelling entry-level price. But how does it perform? We take an in-depth look at the features, capabilities, and performance of this popular service....
2019-07-17 00:00

IBM launches open ML dataset hub curated for the enterprise The IBM Data Asset eXchange provides free and open datasets for machine learning, with quality and licensing term checks that should make it simpler for businesses to use....
2019-07-17 00:00

They are going to leave Facebook: A chat with social networkers Revolution Populi Famed Yale professor David Gelernter and investment banker Rob Rosenthal field questions about Revolution Populi, their startup effort to build a blockchain-based alternative to Facebook. Will the desire to control our personal information prompt us ...
2019-07-17 00:00

Raytheon nabs $110M contract for cybersecurity for Middle Eastern country Raytheon Co. announced a $110 million contract on Monday to develop and deploy cybersecurity equipment for an unnamed country in the Middle East North Africa region....
2019-07-17 00:00

The Creators Of ‘Blackfish’ Are Releasing A New Documentary About How, On Second Thought, SeaWorld Doesn’t Make Sense Without Whales Few documentaries have been as successful as Blackfish at generating outrage and inciting real change, but despite its impact and critical acclaim, it appears as if its creators no longer stand by their work: The filmmakers behind Blackfish are relea...
2019-07-17 00:00

What Happens After an ICE Raid? Explaining the Deportation Process With agents targeting recently arrived families from Central America, the federal authorities intend to arrest as many as 2,000 people. Here’s how that works....
2019-07-17 00:00

MS-13 Gang Members Charged With Brutal Murders in Los Angeles A sweeping indictment of 22 members of the transnational criminal gang’s “Fulton Clique” lists a host of crimes ranging from racketeering to gruesome killings....
2019-07-17 00:00

In Turnabout, a Key Witness Is Cooperating in R. Kelly Case A young woman’s refusal to testify against the singer was crucial to his acquittal in a 2008 trial, but her lawyer says she is now cooperating with prosecutors....
2019-07-17 00:00

Police: Suspect in Sadie Roberts-Joseph Killing Was Renting a Residence From Her The authorities said the suspect, Ronn Jermaine Bell, 38, was behind on rent he owed Ms. Roberts-Joseph, a respected community leader in Baton Rouge, La....
2019-07-17 00:00

‘Chance the Snapper,’ the Alligator That Mesmerized Chicago, Is Captured Officials had been searching for the alligator for almost a week. It took someone from a warmer clime — Florida — to nab him. The story had enthralled Chicago....
2019-07-17 00:00

Beyond the Grave, the N.R.A.’s $56 Million Donor Lives On The National Rifle Association’s benefactors have been veiled in secrecy, but more than 1,000 emerged after a records review. One loomed above the rest....
2019-07-17 00:00

How the Eric Garner Decision Compares With Other Cases Despite increased attention on deaths involving the police, most officers involved in them are not charged. Among the few who are, most are not convicted....
2019-07-17 00:00

Iran denies it’s ready to discuss missiles despite Pompeo claim ​​Moments after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Iran was open to discussing its missile program and President Trump ​touted “progress” ​being made in the escalating crisis, the Islamic Republic contradicted both men. At a meeting of T...
2019-07-17 00:00

Toddler asked to pick parent in attempted family separation at US border: report A US border patrol agent attempting to separate a migrant family asked a 3-year-old Honduran girl to choose which of her parents got to stay in the country and which was sent back to Mexico, the couple claimed in a report. The asylum-seeking family, ...
2019-07-17 00:00

Sex offender tenant of slain African American museum founder arrested for her murder A sex offender who owed rent to Sadie Roberts-Joseph — the 75-year-old founder of Baton Rouge’s African American history museum, who was found dead in the trunk of her car — has been arrested for her murder, according to new reports...
2019-07-17 00:00

McConnell says all sides should lower ‘temperature’ over Trump comments ​Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday ​defended President Trump ​from accusations of racism after his “go back” ​to where you came from ​tweets about four minority Democrats. “The president is not a racist,” McCon...
2019-07-17 00:00

Planned Parenthood chief Leana Wen ousted in ‘secret meeting’ The president of Planned Parenthood said she was ousted Tuesday following a “secret meeting” of the board. Dr. Leana Wen was forced out after just eight months on the job. “I just learned that the @PPFA Board ended my employment at ...
2019-07-17 00:00

Travelers worried about Dominican Republic trips after tourist deaths: study The series of tourist deaths that have come out of the Dominican Republic has raised concerns among travelers, according to a new study. A survey conducted by Consumer Reports found that 78 percent of respondents were concerned about US tourists dyin...
2019-07-17 00:00

Leader of Merkel's CDU, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, to become German defense minister Kramp-Karrenbauer, Angela Merkel's likely successor, is to become defense minister. Though seen as Merkel's protege, she has struggled to connect with the public....
2019-07-16 23:51

Opinion: Von der Leyen a sound choice in turbulent times Up to the last minute it was unclear if Ursula von der Leyen would be accepted as the next European Commission president. Her stellar speech and a lack of alternatives won MEPs over, says DW Editor-in-Chief Ines Pohl. ...
2019-07-16 23:51

Trump denies wanting Iran regime change President Donald Trump says he’s not intent on toppling Iran’s regime to stop it acquiring nuclear arms. His nominee for defense secretary Mark Esper says the US ‘needs to get back on the diplomatic channel.’...
2019-07-16 23:51

World powers call for an end to deadly Libya fighting Major global and regional powers have urged the warring groups in Libya to stop their bloody fighting, warning that the bloodshed is worsening what’s already a catastrophic humanitarian situation....
2019-07-16 23:51

Planned Parenthood groups announce departure of president, acting leader named Planned Parenthood Federation of America, a leading provider of reproductive services, and its political arm, the Planned Parenthood Action Fund, said on Tuesday they replaced their president, Dr. Leana Wen, effective immediately....
2019-07-16 23:51

Brazil fintech Nubank takes aim at small business owners Brazilian financial startup Nu Pagamentos SA is planning to launch digital accounts for small business owners, expanding its product portfolio beyond individuals, it said in a statement on Tuesday....
2019-07-16 23:51

Lotus showcases first pure electric sports car British sports car maker Lotus revealed its pure electric "hypercar" on Tuesday, the first completely new vehicle to be launched under the stewardship of Chinese firm Geely which acquired a majority stake in 2017....
2019-07-16 23:51

Starting with Netflix, FANG reports to test Wall St. rally's mettle A wave of quarterly reports from Netflix and other top-tier, high-growth companies starting on Wednesday will test Wall Street's willingness to extend a recent really driven by expectations of lower interest rates....
2019-07-16 23:51

U.S. SEC chief says he has not met with Facebook since Libra announcement A top U.S. financial market regulator said on Tuesday he has not discussed with Facebook its Libra currency proposal, nearly a month after the social media giant announced the project....
2019-07-16 23:51

Facebook should not be trusted with 'crazy' cryptocurrency plan: senators Democratic and Republican lawmakers said on Tuesday that Facebook Inc's track record of what they described as untrustworthiness should stand in the way of it launching a digital currency, labeling the plan "delusional" and "crazy" at a Senate hearin...
2019-07-16 23:51

Bitcoin tumbles as U.S. senators grill Facebook on crypto plans The cryptocurrency market took a beating on Tuesday with bitcoin losing over 10% in value after U.S. lawmakers grilled Facebook on its cryptocurrency plans, as political and regulatory scrutiny of digital coins intensifies....
2019-07-16 23:51

U.S. Justice Department asks appeals court to pause antitrust ruling against Qualcomm The U.S. Justice Department asked a federal appeals court to pause the enforcement of a sweeping antitrust ruling against mobile chip supplier Qualcomm Inc on Tuesday, citing support from the Energy Department and Defense Department....
2019-07-16 23:51

Planned Parenthood CEO Dr. Leana Wen Is Out Due to ‘Philosophical Differences’ With Its Board Dr. Leana Wen, the former Baltimore public health commissioner who was the first physician to helm Planned Parenthood in roughly 50 years, abruptly announced Tuesday that she is leaving the organization due to “philosophical differences” ...
2019-07-16 23:51

‘Teflon Don’: Some say Trump’s racist remarks could hurt him — but history suggests otherwise The president has absorbed, parried and bulldozed through numerous personal scandals, moral equivocations and reckless actions to maintain strong support from his GOP base....
2019-07-16 23:51

Rep. Green to file articles of impeachment against Trump despite pushback from Democratic leaders The Texas Democrat said in an interview with The Washington Post that he would file the articles Tuesday night, citing the president’s racist remarks. ...
2019-07-16 23:51

Sony’s new A7R IV camera is a 61 MP full-frame mirrorless beast Sony unveiled the latest in its line of interchangeable lens mirrorless cameras on Tuesday, debuting the A7R IV, its top-of-the-line full-frame digital shooter aimed at pros. The new camera packs a walloping 61-megapixel sensor, and will retail for ...
2019-07-16 23:51

Voyant Photonics raises $4.3M to fit lidar on the head of a pin Lidar is a critical method by which robots and autonomous vehicles sense the world around them, but the lasers and sensors generally take up a considerable amount of space. Not so with Voyant Photonics, which has created a lidar system that you reall...
2019-07-16 23:51

UPDATE 1-U.S. offshore oil production remains cut by 58% -U.S. government More than half the daily crude production in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico remained offline on Tuesday in the wake of Hurricane Barry, the U.S. drilling regulator said, as most oil companies were re-staffing facilities to resume production....
2019-07-16 23:51

SEC reaches $60 mln settlements involving ex-American Realty executives Two former executives at American Realty Capital Properties Inc, including the onetime billionaire who built it, have reached more than $60 million in settlements with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission of charges they wrongfully extracted m...
2019-07-16 23:51

UPDATE 3-Mexico teases Pemex plan, banks say unimpressed Mexico on Tuesday unveiled part of its keenly-awaited business plan, meant as a road map to bring the world's most indebted oil company back to financial health, but failed to impress banks who warned it did little to reduce a ratings downgrade risk....
2019-07-16 23:51

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-U.S. stocks end lower on concerns about bank earnings, trade Wall Street stocks edged lower on Tuesday as quarterly results from banks added to concerns about lower interest rates dampening profits, while comments from U.S. President Donald Trump on trade also weighed on investor sentiment....
2019-07-16 23:51

EMERGING MARKETS-Mexico's markets weaken as Pemex plan underwhelms A resurgent dollar piled pressure on Latin American currencies on Tuesday, with the Mexican peso leading losses as investors were disappointed by a new business plan for debt-laden oil firm Pemex. The peso fell over 0.6% after Pemex rei...
2019-07-16 23:51

CSX profit falls on trade-related weakness CSX Corp on Tuesday reported a quarterly profit that missed Wall Street's view after weakness in its trade-related intermodal business - which involves freight that moves via cargo ship, rail and trucks - weighed on results....
2019-07-16 23:51

United Airlines quarterly profit beats on strong travel demand, higher fares United Airlines Holdings Inc on Tuesday reported a greater-than-expected increase in second-quarter profit, driven by strong air travel demand and the ability to charge more for seats given supply constraints from the Boeing Co 737 MAX grounding....
2019-07-16 23:51

Pemex's credit default swaps rise after Mexico finmin's surprise resignation Following the surprise resignation of Mexican finance minister Carlos Urzua last week and doubts over what the business plan for state oil company Pemex would entail the cost of insuring Pemex bonds rose to the highest level in three years....
2019-07-16 23:51

Mexican auto parts maker Nemak to shut Canadian plant after loss of Chinese client Mexican auto parts maker Nemak said on Wednesday it will close a manufacturing plant in Windsor, Canada, by mid-2020 after the loss of a Chinese client....
2019-07-16 23:51

Mexico's Pemex cannot comply with reduced sulfur content rule -company document Mexican state oil company Petroleos Mexicanos, or Pemex, cannot currently comply with a new rule requiring less sulfur content for motor diesel, according to a document showing its business plan and seen by Reuters on Tuesday....
2019-07-16 23:51

UPDATE 1-Puerto Rico governor vows to remain in office after violent protests Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello said on Tuesday he will stay in office despite protests calling for his resignation that turned violent overnight....
2019-07-16 23:51

U.S. Justice Dept asks appeals court to pause antitrust ruling against Qualcomm The U.S. Justice Department asked a federal appeals court to pause the enforcement of a sweeping antitrust ruling against mobile chip supplier Qualcomm Inc on Tuesday, citing support from the Energy Department and Defense Department....
2019-07-16 23:51

UPDATE 1-SEC reaches $60 mln settlements involving ex-American Realty executives Two former executives at American Realty Capital Properties Inc, including the onetime billionaire who built it, have reached more than $60 million in settlements with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission of charges they wrongfully extracted m...
2019-07-16 23:51

UPDATE 2-New York City can ban ads inside Uber, Lyft vehicles -U.S. appeals court A federal appeals court on Tuesday said New York City can ban advertising inside vehicles driven for companies such as Uber and Lyft, handing a victory to the millions of passengers who it said find such ads "extremely annoying."...
2019-07-16 23:51

UPDATE 2-United tops profit estimates as MAX woes prompt higher fares in robust travel market United Airlines Holdings Inc on Tuesday reported a bigger-than-expected increase in second-quarter profit, driven by strong air travel demand and the ability to charge more for seats after the grounding of Boeing Co's 737 MAX reduced capacity....
2019-07-16 23:51

UPDATE 2-U.S. Justice Dept asks appeals court to pause antitrust ruling against Qualcomm The U.S. Justice Department asked a federal appeals court to pause the enforcement of a sweeping antitrust ruling against mobile chip supplier Qualcomm Inc on Tuesday, citing support from the Energy Department and Defense Department....
2019-07-16 23:51

'Keep these plants open,' UAW chief tells GM brass UAW President Gary Jones warned Fiat Chrysler Automobiles that the company's increasing use of temporary workers would be a major issue in contract negotiations. ...
2019-07-16 23:51

3 kids found locked in back of U-Haul carrying drugs in Tennessee: police Authorities say three children have been rescued from the back of a U-Haul truck that was carrying drugs in Tennessee, and three North Carolinians have been charged in the case....
2019-07-16 23:51

Navy SEAL Edward Gallagher's defense lawyer wants to rejoin the Navy to teach prosecutors, says he fears for law-abiding warfighters The defense attorney who won an acquittal for decorated Navy SEAL Edward "Eddie" Gallagher earlier this month is seeking a waiver to rejoin the Navy at a higher rank to help teacher prosecutors how they mishandled the case....
2019-07-16 23:51

Tucker Carlson investigates the 'obvious question' no one can answer about Jeffrey Epstein Jeffrey Epstein was famously rich, often referred to as a billionaire in news reports, but Tucker Carlson highlighted Monday that no one seems to be able to answer an obvious question: how much money does Epstein have and how did he make it?...
2019-07-16 23:51

Bikini-clad woman, 69, reported missing after hiking in Mojave Desert in California amid heatwave California search crews Tuesday again braved sweltering temperatures to scour the Mojave Desert for a 69-year-old bikini-clad Arizona woman who vanished Friday while hiking with her husband -- and who reportedly had no supplies to sustain her in the ...
2019-07-16 23:51

Florida man used Taser to fend off bystanders following crash, police say A Florida man was arrested Monday after police say he caused a car crash and then used a Taser to threaten bystanders who'd gathered at the accident scene....
2019-07-16 23:51

In Eric Garner case, Justice Department declines civil rights charges against New York City police officer Despite disagreement between top prosecutors regarding the strength of the case, the U.S. Department of Justice on Tuesday ultimately declined to bring civil rights charges against the New York City police officer involved in the controversial and ra...
2019-07-16 23:51

California home where Manson followers killed Leno and Rosemary LaBianca up for sale A California home described as "one of a kind" that just so happens to be the location of one of the brutal Manson Family murders is now on the market. ...
2019-07-16 23:51

Holocaust history now required in Oregon schools after law championed by teen, concentration camp survivor Oregon public schools will now be required to teach students about the Holocaust, and other genocides throughout history, after the passage of a new bill signed into law by Gov. Kate Brown on Monday....
2019-07-16 23:51

Minnesota city council reinstates Pledge of Allegiance after widespread backlash A Minnesota city council on Monday reportedly agreed to reinstate the Pledge of Allegiance at meetings, weeks after the group sparked a widespread -- and high-reaching -- backlash by removing the pledge's recital....
2019-07-16 23:51

Montana teen who ran away from mental hospital dies after being hit by pickup truck, police say A 15-year-old Montana girl who escaped from a mental health hospital has died after being struck by a pickup truck on a nearby interstate highway, police say. ...
2019-07-16 23:51

Air Force major accused of murder after deputies find wife's remains An Air Force major in Texas has been accused of killing his wife after her remains were found after a 134-day missing person search, authorities said....
2019-07-16 23:51

Natural gas explosion at California home kills worker, injures 15 others A gas company worker was killed and more than a dozen people were hurt after a natural gas explosion leveled a home in Southern California on Monday, according to officials. ...
2019-07-16 23:51

Indiana police officer who fatally shot black man resigns, union says, due to stress, media attention A white Indiana police officer who fatally shot a black man, sparking protests and roiling the presidential campaign of South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg, has resigned, the local police union announced Monday....
2019-07-16 23:51

Convicted serial killer Samuel Little may be linked to death of Arkansas woman A convicted serial killer who has confessed to 90 murders in the span of 35 years and was known for sketching portraits of his victims may be linked to a death of a woman in Arkansas, according to officials....
2019-07-16 23:51

Army recruiter who called himself 'Colorado batman' allegedly solicited girls as young as 10: police An Army recruiter who called himself "Colorado batman" on social media was arrested Monday on suspicion of soliciting girls as young as 10, authorities said....
2019-07-16 23:51

Prosecutors accuse MS-13 of 7 'medieval-style' slayings, including cutting heart out of rival Los Angeles MS-13 gang members were charged Tuesday with the “medieval-style” slayings of seven people, including a rival gang member who had his heart cut out of his chest....
2019-07-16 23:51

Jeffrey Epstein accusers' lawyer says financier abused female visitors while jailed One of Jeffrey Epstein’s most vocal accusers urged other women Tuesday to come forward with allegations against the registered sex offender and well-connected financier as federal authorities prosecute him on sex charges....
2019-07-16 23:51

Lion King director looked to Attenborough and Babe for inspiration The director of Disney's The Lion King has revealed he looked to David Attenborough documentaries and the animated pig Babe for inspiration for his stunning reimagined version of the classic....
2019-07-16 23:34

Roger Stone Is Barred From Social Media After Posts Attacking Russia Inquiry Mr. Stone, a longtime informal adviser to President Trump, had long complained about the Russia investigation online even after a judge ordered him to keep quiet....
2019-07-16 23:34

Mark Sanford, Once Targeted by Trump, Weighs Primary Challenge Against Him Mr. Sanford, the former congressman and governor from South Carolina who infamously lied about hiking the Appalachian Trail, is considering taking on the president....
2019-07-16 23:34

Planned Parenthood Removes Leana Wen as President Dr. Wen was the first physician in nearly 50 years to lead the organization. The group is replacing her at a time when states are passing new laws to restrict abortion....
2019-07-16 23:34

No Questions About U.S. Wars in Defense Chief’s Confirmation Hearing Mark. T. Esper spent the hourslong hearing in front of the Senate Armed Services Committee mostly discussing military challenges from Iran, China and Russia....
2019-07-16 23:34

5% of Congress Was Born Abroad. Those Members Show What It Means to Be American. Twenty-nine members of Congress were born abroad, many on U.S. military bases, but more than a dozen are immigrants with at least one foreign-born parent....
2019-07-16 23:34

This wealthy European nation has the most potential for future growth, researchers say KMPG analysed two decades' worth of data, measuring how 180 countries performed across 26 metrics to determine their potential for economic growth....
2019-07-16 23:34

'We are in a currency war, but nobody has admitted it,' strategist says Central banks are currently embroiled in a covert currency war which is causing stagnation in foreign exchange markets, according to Thanos Vamvakidis, the global head of G-10 FX strategy at Bank of America Merrill Lynch....
2019-07-16 23:34

Triumph Mumbai Dealer Demo Bikes On Sale With Hefty Discounts Triumph Motorcycle India's Mumbai dealer is offering its demo bike line-up to potential customers at heavy discounts. The bikes range from the Triumph Bonneville T100, Street Twin, Street Triple,......
2019-07-16 23:34

Updated Suzuki Access 125 SE Launched; Priced At Rs. 61,788 The refreshed Suzuki Access 125 Special Edition is now available in a new colour option. The 125 cc Suzuki Access is India's highest-selling 125 cc scooter....
2019-07-16 23:34

2020 Mahindra TUV300 Plus Spotted Testing In India An early prototype model of the 2020 Mahindra TUV300 Plus SUV has been recently spotted testing in India. Caught on the camera somewhere around Chennai, the test mule was heavily covered in camouflage......
2019-07-16 23:34

BMW Motorrad & Harley-Davidson Mumbai Dealers Offer Discounts On Demo Bikes After the Triumph dealer in Mumbai announced offers on its demo motorcycles, the BMW Motorrad and Harley-Davidson dealerships have also listed their demo bikes for sale. BMW Motorrad's Mumbai dealer,......
2019-07-16 23:34

Nirmal, Ruhaan Maintain Top Spots In X-30 Class Of National Karting Championship Round 4 The fourth round of the JK Tyre-FMSCI National Karting Championship concluded on Sunday and young talents Nirmal Umashankar from Chennai and Ruhaan Alva from Bengaluru maintained their dominance in......
2019-07-16 23:34

Dealmaster: Amazon Prime Day deals you can snag for under $50 Enlarge (credit: Valentina Palladino) This year's Amazon Prime Day event is slowing down, but there are still dozens of deals available that are worth checking out. Though Amazon is still pushing lots of nonsense, Prime Day offers some genuinely go...
2019-07-16 23:34

The $139 Nokia 2.2 brings back the removable battery The Nokia 2.2. [credit: Nokia ] How cheap do you like your smartphones? HMD is bringing the latest version of the Nokia 2, called the "Nok...
2019-07-16 23:34

How To Use Mario Maker 2's Tricky 'Scroll-Stop' Feature How’s your Super Mario Maker 2 going? Making some Marios? Trying out some of the cool new features? One of the most subtle but powerful new tricks you can do with the Switch version of Nintendo’s brilliant creation game can really change how you buil...
2019-07-16 23:17

A Prosperous China Says ‘Men Preferred,’ and Women Lose Gender is now one of the most important factors behind income inequality in China, where workplace discrimination and court rulings have set women back....
2019-07-16 23:17

How did Kim Jong Un get his Mercedes Benzes? On June 14, 2018, two armored Mercedes-Maybach S600 Guard vehicles were shipped from the Dutch Port of Rotterdam, heading out on a journey that would take months and see the cars transported thousands of miles through six countries, according to a ne...
2019-07-16 23:17

What Our Critics Think of the 2019 Emmy Nominations This year brought welcome newcomers like “Fleabag” and “Schitt’s Creek,” along with 32 nominations for “Game of Thrones.” Our TV critics discuss the Emmy nominations, surprises and snubs....
2019-07-16 23:17

Analysts believe US, Iran remain far apart despite Trump's comments on talks Analysts doubt much headway has been made between the U.S. and Iran, despite President Donald Trump's comments that Iran would like to engage in talks....
2019-07-16 23:17

Republican Tenney leans toward running for the battleground House seat she lost in 2018 Tenney told CNBC she met earlier this year with leaders from the National Republican Congressional Committee, who encouraged her to run for the New York 22nd District seat she lost to Democrat Anthony Brindisi by one percentage point....
2019-07-16 23:17

Most of the Google Walkout Organizers Have Left the Company Four of the seven organizers of a 20,000-person walkout at Google in November have quit. The latest to leave is Meredith Whittaker, a researcher on the ethics of AI....
2019-07-16 23:17

Barcelona airport police: Man tried to smuggle $34K of cocaine under toupee TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – A Colombian man was detained in Barcelona after he reportedly tried to smuggle about $34,000 worth of cocaine under a poorly-fitted toupee, Reuters reported Tuesday. Police said the man caught their attention when he arrived on a...
2019-07-16 23:17

When does school start? First day of classes by district TUCSON — Grab your notebooks, pens and backpacks – school is back in session! News 4 Tucson has gathered a list of school district start dates in hopes to reduce your back to school stress. Whether you are a parent, teacher or student, you shou...
2019-07-16 23:17

Apollo 11: looking back (NBC News) On July 16, 1969, the fires of celestial science lifted three men from the surface of the Earth and toward the greatest exploration in human history. But as the name of the mission indicates, it took many steps to get Apollo 11 off the gro...
2019-07-16 23:17

Rep. Kirkpatrick speaks to House about impeachment inquiry for President Trump TUCSON – U.S. Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick spoke on the floor of the House of Representatives Tuesday morning, calling for lawmakers to open an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. Kirkpatrick, who represents Congressional District 2 of Ari...
2019-07-16 23:17

Caught on cam: boy rescued from bison enclosure (WOWT/NBC News) Newly released body camera footage shows a young boy’s rescue from a bison enclosure at a Nebraska wildlife park. It began when a 9-year-old boy, described as having “special needs,” climbed into the 40-acre area whe...
2019-07-16 23:17

White-nosed coati spotted at Fort Huachuca TUCSON – Some Sierra Vista residents may have gotten a rare glimpse of some Arizona wildlife. Monday morning, Arizona Game and Fish Department shared on Twitter that a white-nosed coatimundi was spotted near Fort Huachuca. According to official...
2019-07-16 23:17

Aug. 28 hearing set for ex-nurse charged with raping patient PHOENIX (AP) — An Aug. 28 hearing has been set for a former nurse charged with raping and impregnating an incapacitated patient at a long-term care center in Phoenix. The purpose of the hearing will be to set a trial date for Nathan Sutherland. The 3...
2019-07-16 23:17

Ask The Salty Waitress: What’s the deal with my bill’s “employee benefit” surcharge? Dear Salty Waitress, I was recently dining out at a restaurant in the Mall of America. When the check came the total was $95. This included eight bucks and change of tax and a $2.50 employee benefits surcharge. I kind of scratched my head. Certainly ...
2019-07-16 23:00

Fix Your Travel Nightmares Through Your Carrier's Airport Lounge I have one of those bougie credit cards that comes with airport lounge access—via Priority Pass—and I always wondered what the point was. Sure, you can get a few free snacks and a decent place to sit, but it’s not like the lounge is passing out free ...
2019-07-16 23:00

Use MSG to Improve Airplane Food Mentally, flying is not an issue for me. It’s the physical aspects of being hurled through the air at many miles per hour that I find upsetting. Even if you don’t experience sinus pressure or motion sickness, sitting in a loud plane can alter the way...
2019-07-16 23:00

Where to Get Free Hot Dogs on National Hot Dog Day 2019 Wednesday, July 17 is National Hot Dog Day, and you can get cheap or free hot dogs at several chains. Celebrate Hot Grill Summer with the best hot dog deals we found....
2019-07-16 23:00

How to Identify Poison Ivy “Leaves of three, let it be” is a classic rhyme about poison ivy, and it’s accurate: the plant’s triple leaflets are a reliable characteristic. But if you want to know more about this itch-inducing plant, you need to learn a few more things....
2019-07-16 23:00

How to Prepare Your Pet for Air Travel Traveling with animals can be tricky and stressful, especially if they are like every pet I have ever owned and have a naturally skittish temperament. But there are some steps you can take to make air travel less stressful for them—and you....
2019-07-16 23:00

Here's What You'll Pay to Change Your Flight The process of changing your flight is easy; it’s the fees that become a nuisance. Airlines like United, Delta, and America airlines charge anywhere from $200 to $750 for a change, maybe even more than the cost of your original ticket. Luckily, you a...
2019-07-16 23:00

Why Do I Want to Bounce My Leg All the Time? I’m one of those people who is constantly moving. Whenever I’m not standing up, I get an uncontrollable urge to move my legs. They bounce for hours on end, and most of the time I don’t even notice it. When I do, I sometimes try to stop in case it’s a...
2019-07-16 23:00

Keep an Extra Car Key Fob by Your Bed Most of us know the basics about how to make our homes unattractive to burglars—get a security system installed (or at least put one of those stickers in your window), keep a light on with a timer when you’re traveling, get a yappy dog, etc. But what...
2019-07-16 23:00

Everything You Can Do With Your Airline Miles Before They Expire The expiration dates for airline points and miles vary as much as the rules for earning them in the first place. Many last just 18 months from the time you earned those miles, some last as long as 10 years, and some don’t expire ever....
2019-07-16 23:00

Speed Up Your Internet by Limiting Bandwidth-Hungry Apps You might be paying your ISP for a certain service tier, but that doesn’t mean that you’re getting those speeds both ways—the fine print will likely indicate that your upload speeds are much, much slower than your download speeds....
2019-07-16 23:00

How to Make a Ramen Egg Any egg, be it hard-boiled, soft-boiled, seasoned, or poached, is welcome in a bowl of ramen, but the king of the genre is ajitsuke tamago, soft-boiled eggs that have been marinated in soy sauce and other flavorful friends. They’re often referred to ...
2019-07-16 23:00

Five Basic Hand Stitches You Should Know for Repairing Your Own Clothes Sewing may seem like one of those quaint, old-fashioned household chores that most people outsource today. Yes, having a good tailor is a wonderful thing, but there are certain clothing repairs and adjustments that are probably easier to do than you ...
2019-07-16 23:00

How To Undo and Prevent Windows Updates Major Windows 10 updates aren’t always smooth sailing. And if you own Microsoft’s Surface Book 2, you’ll probably be a bit annoyed to know that you can’t update to Windows 10 version 1903, the latest iteration of Microsoft’s operating system, thanks ...
2019-07-16 23:00

Stop Using These Recalled Eye Drops Right Now Several types of over-the-counter eye drops, including those packaged specifically under the Walmart, Walgreens and CVS brands have been recalled due to concerns that they may not be sterile....
2019-07-16 23:00

CQS looking to grow U.S. presence under new CEO Rolet CQS, the London-based global multi-strategy credit-focused asset management firm with $17.7 billion in assets, is looking to grow its presence in the United States, Xavier Rolet, who took over the......
2019-07-16 23:00

FDIC Plan Would Ease Requirement for Banks Selling Mortgage Securities The regulator proposed easing a hurdle for banks to sell pools of home-mortgage obligations, as part of an effort to spur competition in a market dominated by government-backed entities such as Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac....
2019-07-16 23:00

Natural-Gas Traders Bet Heat Wave Will Fizzle Natural-gas prices declined for the second straight day on signs that producers will continue to push output to new highs, while forecasts that the current heat wave will dissipate threatened demand....
2019-07-16 23:00

Consumer Lending Powers Big-Bank Earnings, Upstaging Wall Street U.S. consumers are taking advantage of low interest rates to borrow and spend, boosting banks that cater to Main Street and leaving behind those that don’t....
2019-07-16 23:00

Fed's Evans: Rate Cuts Needed to Defend Fed's Inflation Target Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans said in a television interview Tuesday the U.S. central bank needs to lower its short-term rate target to defend its 2% inflation target....
2019-07-16 23:00

How countries are protecting themselves from attacks in space The United States is one country that has identified space defence as a national security priority. But what are the specific threats it faces in space?...
2019-07-16 23:00

Cops rescue domestic parakeet from Fort Tryon Park NYPD officers came to the rescue of a feathered friend around 1 p.m. Sunday inside Fort Tryon Park in Fort George, after neighborhood residents spotted a tiny stray parakeet flying around, police said Tuesday. “A little guy like this would not ...
2019-07-16 23:00

NYC landlords claim rent laws are unconstitutional: lawsuit After a bruising defeat at the statehouse, New York City landlords took their fight against the state’s newly toughened pro-tenant rents laws to federal court in Brooklyn, where they alleged the regulations amount to an unconstitutional propert...
2019-07-16 23:00

Newark cop accused of killing estranged wife says he ‘blacked out’ The Newark cop accused of fatally shooting his estranged wife and wounding her boyfriend told investigators that he “blacked out” when he dropped by at his former home and suspected that another man was in her bedroom, according to a report. Lt. John...
2019-07-16 23:00

Jeffrey Epstein asked publicist to rehab his ‘billionaire pervert’ image Jeffrey Epstein went to a New York City publicist a few years ago begging for help with his image — telling the society-page ace, “I don’t want ‘billionaire pervert’ to be the first line of my obituary.” The publicist, R...
2019-07-16 23:00

Professor who tried to set St. Pat’s on fire sent to psych hospital The former Lehman College professor who allegedly planned to set St. Patrick’s Cathedral ablaze will have his attempted arson case put on hold indefinitely while he undergoes treatment at a state psychiatric facility, a judge ruled Tuesday in Manhatt...
2019-07-16 23:00

Inclusion, empowerment and equality, must be ‘at the heart of our efforts’ to ensure sustainable development, says UN chief The world’s people are demanding “transformative change that is fair and sustainable,” Secretary-General António Guterres said on Tuesday, calling on government leaders to use the upcoming slate of key United Nations meetings in September to “kicksta...
2019-07-16 23:00

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Development forum centres on inclusion; Monsoons damage Asia; Young children at greater Ebola risk; Small islands fight hunger, obesity; Yemen ceasefire in Red Sea port In today’s Daily Brief: Inclusion resonates widely at development meeting, UN offers help after monsoons devastate Asia, DR Congo Ebola effecting children, obesity plagues Island communities, Yemen’s warring parties agree to ceasefire in key port...
2019-07-16 23:00

What the Toyota RAV4 Gets Right It’s easy for enthusiasts to dismiss the Toyota RAV4. After all, it’s a crossover and there are approximately a billion of the things inhabiting this planet. They take the form of Lyfts, Ubers and taxis across the nation. So what makes them special?...
2019-07-16 23:00

The Tesla Model S and Model X Base Models Just Got Dropped Tesla, at least for the moment, has quite the limited manufacturing capacity. For most consumers, that doesn’t matter one whit. But one of the end results of that is Tesla’s lineup is constantly shifting and moving in subtle ways. So it may not surpr...
2019-07-16 23:00

Come Celebrate Jason’s Book About Autonomous Cars at Our NYC Launch Party Next Tuesday! Many of you Jalopnik readers—I’d even go so far as to say most of you—seem to be literate. And as you should be, you’re concerned about where you fit into our autonomous car maybe-future. That’s why you should read Robot, Take the Wheel: The Road to ...
2019-07-16 23:00

Behold: The Fastest Formula One Pit Stop Ever Though it feels like most of the drama in Formula One as of late has revolved around an energy drink megalomaniac who sponsors a team but refuses to pay a $45,000 outstanding tab, this past weekend’s British Grand Prix was nonetheless a good show. An...
2019-07-16 23:00

Woman Steals Her Toyota 4Runner Back After Stalking Thieves for Two Days One of the most nightmarish situations many of us can imagine is getting our car stolen. It could end up in another state, another country or chopped up for parts, never to be seen again. But Danielle Reno is one woman who took the situation into her...
2019-07-16 23:00

Clarence Seedorf sacked as Cameroon coach after Africa Cup of Nations exit • Defending champions knocked out in the last 16• Seedorf’s assistant Patrick Kluivert also leavesCameroon have sacked Clarence Seedorf after their disappointing performance at the Africa Cup of Nations, with his departure coming after the country’s ...
2019-07-16 23:00

Jimmy Greaves had the right idea: football broadcasting should be fun | John Brewin As one half of Saint and Greavsie, the former striker spoke about the sport he loved with enjoyment and wit. We could do with some of that now“I am someone who believes that what we need without a doubt is more of Jimmy Greaves,” wrote the performanc...
2019-07-16 23:00

Transfer window: the key deals in Europe away from the Premier League Europe’s heavyweights have all been busy. Catch up on the big moves in La Liga, Bundesliga, Serie A and Ligue 1After an underwhelming title race and struggles in Europe, Spain’s top three have all been very busy already. Real Madrid have spent more t...
2019-07-16 23:00

Police charge suspect in the murder of US scientist who disappeared in Greece Suzanne Eaton disappeared July 2 while jogging, setting off a massive search that ended five days later when her battered body was found.        ...
2019-07-16 23:00

Study confirms heart benefit of soy as FDA reviews this claim (Reuters Health) - U.S. regulators should continue to recommend soy protein as part of a heart-healthy diet because it helps lower cholesterol, researchers conclude from an analysis of dozens of studies done in the past two decades....
2019-07-16 23:00

Mothers' work with solvents tied to higher autism risk for kids (Reuters Health) - Women who are exposed to solvents on the job may be more likely to have children with autism than mothers without this occupational exposure, a recent study suggests....
2019-07-16 23:00

When hurricanes halt treatment, lung cancer patients die sooner (Reuters Health) - Lung cancer patients whose radiation treatments are halted by hurricanes or other natural disasters may not live as long as patients who complete treatment without interruptions, a U.S. study suggests....
2019-07-16 23:00

Chicago's favorite alligator, Chance The Snapper, is alive, well, and so very small Chance The Snapper, Chicago’s favorite carnivorous reptile, has been found. After spending about a week swimming around the Humboldt Park Lagoon, evading all efforts to catch him, the alligator’s Ferris Buellerian time off from the daily grind was br...
2019-07-16 22:51

Quentin Tarantino just might go out on a Star Trek movie Quentin Tarantino has made it well-known that he’s planning to retire after directing his 10th feature film, and with Once Upon A Time In Hollywood—his ninth—hitting theaters this month, the talk has returned to when and how QT might conclude this ch...
2019-07-16 22:51

Monos trailer teases an intense riff on Lord Of The Flies Described as a “cautionary fever dream” and lauded by Guillermo del Toro, Monos took home the World Cinema Special Jury Prize award earlier this year at the Sundance Film Festival. Neon has released the first trailer for filmmaker Alejandro Landes’ t...
2019-07-16 22:51

20 years later, the original viral website for The Blair Witch Project still haunts the internet Twenty years ago today, The Blair Witch Project hit theaters after an unprecedented, months’ long marketing campaign capitalizing on America’s increasingly accessible internet connections and penchant to be, uh, a bunch of gullible, distraction-cravi...
2019-07-16 22:51

Here are the nominees for the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences have revealed its nominees for the 71st Annual Primetime Emmy Awards this morning. D’Arcy Carden and Ken Jeong announced this year’s nominees from the Wolf Theatre in Los Angeles (after a heap of the best...
2019-07-16 22:51

"Racist Euphemism Headline Generator" allows you to avoid calling Donald Trump, noted racist, a racist Donald Trump is racist. He says racist things, he enacts racist policies, and he excuses other people’s racism. And yet, after almost an entire presidential term, much of the media doesn’t want to call him a “racist” without at least qualifying the ...
2019-07-16 22:51

New to the Criterion Collection, Klute finds a sharply feminist drama in the shadows of paranoid noir The first scene in which Jane Fonda appears in Alan J. Pakula’s Klute (1971) is at a type of inspection point. A row of seats stretch across the screen, each one occupied by a young, impeccably groomed woman. A pair of recruiters take a few seconds t...
2019-07-16 22:51

Taika Waititi is directing Thor 4 because the gods of Asgard are good and merciful That’s it. Wrap it up. Nothing else to see here, folks. Taika Waititi is returning to direct Thor 4 and there will almost certainly not be any better news this week—unless Marvel works some other delightful magic at Comic-Con, but even then who cares...
2019-07-16 22:51

Netflix shares new teaser, release date for Rocko’s Modern Life special It’s been roughly three years since Nickelodeon announced it was reviving cult comedy Rocko’s Modern Life for a TV movie, and two years since we got our first glimpse of it. Now, Netflix, who will air the special, has shared a new teaser, as well as ...
2019-07-16 22:51

Louis Garrel is still handsome, and still stuck in his dad’s shadow, in the frivolous A Faithful Man Children of celebrities often strive to dissociate themselves from Mom and/or Dad, sometimes even going so far as to take on a different name (as, say, Joe Hill did). They want to feel confident that any professional success they may achieve was full...
2019-07-16 22:51

Justin Bieber's wife, Hailey, calls Tool's Maynard James Keenan "childish" and "unhappy" Well, we need something to tide us over as Tool continues to not release its 13-years in the making new album, so why not check in on the feud brewing betwixt frontman Maynard James Keenan and Justin Bieber, whose wife, model Hailey Bieber (née Baldw...
2019-07-16 22:51

Looks like the star of The NeverEnding Story liked that Stranger Things 3 nod If you’re like a lot of people who watched the Stranger Things 3 finale, you may have the theme song from 1984's The NeverEnding Story stuck in your head. The catchy hit plays a pivotal role in the series’ endgame, and it’s led to a bit of a resu...
2019-07-16 22:51

Here's what's coming to (and going from) Hulu in August Hulu is dropping its biggest release of the summer this month, with the new season of Veronica Mars coming next week, so that doesn’t leave very much excitement for August, but August should really be used to that by now. It’s one of those transition...
2019-07-16 22:51

David Crosby somehow lived long enough to get the overdue documentary treatment By all rights, David Crosby should’ve died sometime in the 1980s. From his emergence in the mid-’60s as a guitarist and vocalist for The Byrds to his stadium-filling days as part of the supergroup Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, the singer-songwrit...
2019-07-16 22:51

Harry Styles in talks to play Prince Eric in The Little Mermaid, but who cares, no big deal Casting for Disney’s live-action remake of The Little Mermaid has been a real rollercoaster of emotions—from the disappointment in the all-too-obvious casting of Melissa McCarthy as Ursula (are these people even trying?) to the excitement over Halle ...
2019-07-16 22:51

It's Kendall's first day on the job in an on-the-nose Succession In advance of the second season of HBO’s Succession, we’ve decided to revisit the first season episode-by-episode. Yes, we shared some thoughts ahead of its season one premiere and also wrote up the finale, but we’re big fans of Jesse Armstrong’s wic...
2019-07-16 22:51

Turkish sailors kidnapped by pirates off Nigeria's coast Ten Turkish sailors were abducted from their ship by armed men off the coast of Nigeria on Monday, the co-partner of the shipping company, Ahmet Paksoy, told CNN on Tuesday....
2019-07-16 22:51

Singer R. Kelly denied bail on U.S. charges of sex crimes over two decades R&B singer R. Kelly pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to a raft of federal charges accusing him of running a scheme to force women and girls to provide sex for himself and others, and a judge ordered that he remain in jail without bail....
2019-07-16 22:51

USWNT's Ashlyn Harris Says Former Teammate Was Excluded For Homophobia, Not Christianity In the never-ending search for fuel to feed the conservative backlash against the world champion USWNT, some media outlets—mostly of the conservative Christian variety—dredged up a year-old interview with former USWNT defender Jaelene Hinkle. Talking...
2019-07-16 22:51

Pete Alonso's Charming "English Muffin" Quote, Like Most Precious Things In Life, Was A Sham Before Mets slugger Pete Alonso participated in the Home Run Derby during the all-star break, he earned a little moment with this seemingly off-the-cuff quip: “It doesn’t matter how much jelly you have in the jar, it’s about how you spread it on your...
2019-07-16 22:51

Sports Illustrated Washes Manny Pacquiao's Balls; Manny Pacquiao Says, "Thank You" Today Sports Illustrated published a story about how Manny Pacquiao, boxer and sitting Phillippine senator who said gay people are worse than animals and that drug dealers should be killed, is a wise man who just loves boxing. It was very well receiv...
2019-07-16 22:51

Mario Maker 2 Level Is Like If Satan Got His Hands On 1-1 The opening level of the original Super Mario Bros. is iconic. Anyone who’s played it likely remembers exactly where to get the first mushroom, which pipe to enter for the secret coin stash, and how to find the hidden 1-Up. A new Mario Maker 2 level ...
2019-07-16 22:51

Okay, Seriously, Maybe VR Gaming Is About To Have Its Big Moment I keep thinking about a video game I played in Los Angeles a month ago that’s what you’d get if the renowned covert ops Splinter Cell series required your character to always be in a kayak....
2019-07-16 22:51

Riot Delays Taking Action Against Echo Fox Over Investor's Racist Remarks Back in May, League of Legends Championship Series commissioner Chris Greeley gave esports organization Team Echo Fox an ultimatum: oust investor Amit Raizada over racist remarks he made in the past, or face consequences that could jeopardize Echo Fo...
2019-07-16 22:51

Nintendo deletes popular Mario Maker 2 level for unexplained reasons Enlarge / A scene from the creation of the since-deleted "Kai-Zero G" in Super Mario Maker 2. (credit: YouTube / GrandPooBear) The unexplained removal of one of the most popular, ultra-difficult Super Mario Maker 2 courses is raising concerns about...
2019-07-16 22:51

Parsons snub, ‘Schitt’s Creek’ love among Emmy surprises Among the snubs and surprises this year at the Emmy nominations were Jim Parson being ignored, ‘Schitt’s Creek’ finally getting some love and an unhappy streak continuing for ‘The Tonight Show’...
2019-07-16 22:51

| Hammer throw world champ Wlodarczyk to skip Doha games Polish Olympic hammer champion Anita Wlodarczyk will not defend her world title later this year after undergoing knee surgery and will target the 2020 Tokyo Games...
2019-07-16 22:51

Harry Styles in talks to play Prince Eric in live-action The Little Mermaid The ex-One Direction frontman is being touted to star opposite R&B singer Halle Bailey in Disney’s new take on the animated romanceHarry Styles is in talks to take on the role of Prince Eric in Disney’s live-action remake of The Little Mermaid.The fo...
2019-07-16 22:51

Mystery of universe’s expansion deepens with new cosmic calculation Cosmologists have two clashing measurements of the universe’s expansion, and a new method of measuring surprisingly doesn’t match up with either. What gives?...
2019-07-16 22:51

Ancient flood shows some dinosaurs nested in colonies like birds We’ve long suspected that some dinosaurs nested in colonies like birds do, and now an exceptional fossil site has given us the strongest evidence that they did...
2019-07-16 22:51

Journal criticised for study claiming sun is causing global warming The journal Scientific Reports has been criticised for publishing a study claiming the past two centuries of global warming were largely caused by solar cycles...
2019-07-16 22:51

Blatter labels Samoura's Caf move 'colonialist' Former president Sepp Blatter says the decision to appoint secretary general Fatma Samoura as the 'Fifa General Delegate for Africa' is a throwback to colonialism while also flouting Fifa rules....
2019-07-16 22:51

Best musicians of the 1960s A transformative decade for American popular music, the 1960s saw the birth of modern rock and roll as listeners know it today.        ...
2019-07-16 22:51

R. Kelly denied bond at hearing on sex-crime indictments, will stay in jail R. Kelly will stay locked up on federal sex-crime charges after he was denied bond at an arraignment hearing in Chicago.        ...
2019-07-16 22:51

NASA Adds Events to Celebration of 50th Anniversary of Historic Moon Landing ​NASA is offering new opportunities, in addition to those announced July 2, for America to celebrate with the agency the 50th anniversary of the historic Apollo 11 Moon mission and look to the future of exploration on the Moon and Mars....
2019-07-16 22:34

Yeah, Donald Trump’s a Racist...and So Was Every Other American President Remember that scene in literally every superhero origin story, when the superhero person did some super shit in public for the first time, and most people who witnessed it were like, “Whoa!!! That was some super shit! Who knew we had super people her...
2019-07-16 22:34

Kellyanne Conway Goes on Unhinged Rant and Asks Reporter ‘What’s Your Ethnicity?’ I don’t know why we are forced to live in a world where Kellyanne Conway talks to reporters but this is the life Donald Trump has created. On Tuesday, Conway spoke to journalists—and things took a really weird turn....
2019-07-16 22:34

Proving ‘Diversity & Inclusion’ Are in Fashion, Chanel Hires Its 1st Head of D & I—but Not a Person of Color Often, the best way to confront a scandal is to avoid creating one in the first place. After a flurry of major brands—including Gucci, Prada and H&M—quickly scrambled to create diversity-focused positions, boards and initiatives following major g...
2019-07-16 22:34

Nipsey Hussle Still Under Investigation for Gang Affiliations Despite being hailed by the Los Angeles Police Department as a community leader who invested in the youth and created countless opportunities for residents of South Los Angeles, Nipsey Hussle was reportedly under investigation for his gang affiliatio...
2019-07-16 22:34

Pose's Billy Porter Responds to First-Ever Emmy Nomination: "I'm So Thrilled!" Congratulations, Billy Porter! "Oh my god. I just...I'm so thrilled to sort of be counted in the number," he tells Daily Pop in this highly celebratory clip from Tuesday's......
2019-07-16 22:34

Ariana Grande Finally Gets Her Grammy 5 Months After Her Big Win Congratulations are in order for Ariana Grande. While the 26-year-old singer won her first Grammy five months ago, she didn't receive her trophy until today. The artist......
2019-07-16 22:34

Disney heiress slams park for low wages Disney heiress Abigail Disney slammed the Walt Disney Company for low wages after an undercover visit to Disneyland theme park in California.       ...
2019-07-16 22:34

Massive flight delay: All passengers leave flight except for pilot’s mom A massive fight delay causes passengers to leave a flight except for one traveler; the pilot’s mom! Buzz60’s Mercer Morrison has the story.       ...
2019-07-16 22:34

Beach etiquette 101: Don't be that person every beachgoer hates When at the beach, don't set up too close to your neighbors, crank up your speakers or feed the seagulls. Plus, supervise your kids and be safe.       ...
2019-07-16 22:34

15 cruises that rival other vacations in experience and price 24/7 Wall Street compiled a list of some of the best cruises you can take for your next vacation, whether you're looking for a family trip or a romantic getaway.       ...
2019-07-16 22:34

Dutch airline says breastfeeding policy is to 'keep the peace' after mom asked to cover up In a Facebook post to the airline's page, a mom detailed an incident where she was told to "cover up" while breastfeeding her daughter.       ...
2019-07-16 22:34

Frontier Airlines to add 5 routes this fall; Phoenix gets the most new flights Frontier Airlines announced flights to four new destinations from Phoenix and a Trenton-Sarasota route. Some intro fares are as low as $29 each way.       ...
2019-07-16 22:34

Which items and services are included in your cruise fare and which will cost you? If you've been scratching your head, wondering whether ice cream, fruit juice and a good shvitz will cost you extra on your cruise, read this list.       ...
2019-07-16 22:34

'Chernobyl' snags 19 Emmy nominations, inspiring tourism wave. But is disaster site safe? Tourism to the disaster site has surged 30% since HBO's hit miniseries and the Ukrainian government plans to capitalize on it. But is it a good idea?       ...
2019-07-16 22:34

Man uses bare feet to work a plane's touch-screen TV, goes viral for all the wrong reasons A Twitter video of an airline passenger using his bare feet to control his entertainment screen has gone viral for cringe-worthy reasons.       ...
2019-07-16 22:34

French Alps: An outdoor sports paradise Sick of stifling summer heat? You'll feel a little cooler after looking at these photos of people climbing, biking and paddling in the French Alps.       ...
2019-07-16 22:34

Chamonix, France: An Alpine outdoor adventure paradise for every sport, skill and budget No matter your level of athletic prowess or experience, the Alpine town of Chamonix, France, is a welcoming base for outdoor adventure enthusiasts.       ...
2019-07-16 22:34

States Are Making Progress on Opioids. Now the Money That’s Helping Them May Dry Up Billions in federal grants for treatment and prevention programs are set to end next year. The Trump administration has not said whether it will seek to extend them....
2019-07-16 22:34

Future Iran agreement needs 'permanent prohibition' on nukes and must address ballistic missiles, Trump's Pentagon nominee says President Trump's nominee for defense secretary said a future nuclear agreement with Iran should include a more permanent end to the country's nuclear activities and address its ballistic missile program....
2019-07-16 22:34

Senators apologize after Elizabeth Warren harangues Mark Esper over ethics waiver Presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren was criticized by fellow senators on the Armed Services Committee for her aggressive questioning of Defense Secretary nominee Mark Esper over whether Esper would agree to ethics rules more stringent than the la...
2019-07-16 22:34

AOC is raking in 2020 campaign donations Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has hauled in a wad to support her “Squad.” The freshman Democrat raised $1.2 million from donors across the country in the second quarter of 2019, according to newly released fundraising reports. The haul fo...
2019-07-16 22:34

House Republicans defend Trump over ‘racist’ attack on Dems Top House Republicans rallied to President Trump’s defense Tuesday ahead of a vote on a Democratic resolution condemning his attacks on four freshman lawmakers. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy denied that the president’s tweets and comment...
2019-07-16 22:34

UN refugee agency ‘deeply concerned’ about US asylum The concerned comments from UNHCR came after the Trump administration said it will end all asylum protections for most migrants who arrive at the US-Mexico border....
2019-07-16 22:34

Hiker found days after vanishing claims knife-wielding man chased her A California hiker and her dog were found safe this week after they vanished into the woods for four days — and the woman claimed she’d been chased by a man with a knife, according to a new report. Sheryl Powell, 60, disappeared Friday near the Grand...
2019-07-16 22:34

Texas social media influencer and aspiring musician PJ Simien III killed in car wreck A popular social media influencer was killed when he was thrown from his Jeep in a single-car accident in Texas this week, according to a new report. PJ Simien III, who graduated from Texas A&M, and previously attended Kinkaid High School, was drivin...
2019-07-16 22:34

Fake fundraisers trying to capitalize on murder of internet star Bianca Devins Fundraisers popping up online in honor of slain internet star Bianca Devins — whose gruesome murder was chronicled on Instagram by her alleged killer — are all fake, a spokesman for her family said Tuesday. Internet trolls are claiming to raise cash ...
2019-07-16 22:34

UN health agency calls emergency meeting on Ebola outbreak The head of the World Health Organization is convening a meeting of experts on Wednesday to decide whether the Ebola outbreak should be declared an international emergency....
2019-07-16 22:34

An oral history of the landmark Apollo 11 moon landing President John F. Kennedy’s proposal to Congress in May 1961 to land a man on the moon before the decade’s end was met not with unified support, but resounding skepticism, borne out in a Gallup poll that showed 58 percent of respondents opposed to th...
2019-07-16 22:34

Roger Stone banned from social media for violating gag order A fed-up federal judge banned Roger Stone from posting on social media for allegedly repeatedly violating a gag order in his case. DC Judge Amy Berman Jackson said she wouldn’t toss President Trump’s former adviser in jail for violating h...
2019-07-16 22:34

Man ‘fighting for his life’ after contracting flesh-eating bacteria on kayaking trip An Alabama man is “fighting for his life” because of a flesh-eating bacteria infection he contracted during a weekend kayaking trip — according to his wife, who shared gruesome photos on social media to warn others about the rare disease....
2019-07-16 22:34

Iran’s supreme leader will continue to defy broken nuclear deal ​Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Khamenei on Tuesday said the Islamic Republic will continue to pull back from its commitments in the 2015 nuclear deal because the European powers that remain in the deal have been shirking their obligations. “Accord...
2019-07-16 22:34

Viral stars with big enough ‘hits’ to box ‘Bagel Guy’ Chris Morgan At just 5-foot-nothing, angry Bagel Boss brawler Chris Morgan may get short odds for his first boxing match. He also starts off with a poor fight record — getting easily squashed by the much larger guy he railed against in the video that first made h...
2019-07-16 22:34

Video shows blaze rip through Croatia’s Fresh Island Two years ago there was the Fyre Festival. This week there’s the on-fire festival. Hundreds of people were sent fleeing from a festival on a Croatian island when a forest fire broke out Monday night near the venue on Zrce Beach, the Guardian re...
2019-07-16 22:34

Pete Buttigieg has raised more money from NYC residents than de Blasio got nationwide He’s New York’s favorite mayor — and he works about 700 miles away! The Big Apple showered Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg — the mayor of tiny South Bend, Indiana — with $2.35 million in donations during the past three mo...
2019-07-16 22:34

Activists show bleeding bulls in call to end Pamplona stampedes Animal rights activists are calling for an end to the famed Pamplona bull runs by releasing video of the doomed animals bleeding profusely – including from their noses and mouths, according to a report. The campaigners from Animal Guardians and La To...
2019-07-16 22:34

Bianca Devins’ stepmom blasts creeps who shared her death photos “It is absolutely disgusting that people are sharing, screenshoting the pictures of Bianca’s (tragic) death!! Wtf is wrong with you people!!??,” Bianca Devins’s stepmom, Kaleigh Nicole, wrote on Facebook....
2019-07-16 22:34

HBO sets Emmy nominations record, tops Netflix AT&T Inc's premium cable network HBO scored a record 137 Emmy nominations on Tuesday, topping streaming service Netflix Inc in what has become an annual battle for bragging rights in the contest for television's biggest awards....
2019-07-16 22:17

South African musician Johnny Clegg dead at 66 South African singer and songwriter Johnny Clegg, one of the few white artists to openly confront the apartheid government in the late 1970s and 1980s, died on Tuesday aged 66, his agent said....
2019-07-16 22:17

Singer R. Kelly denied bail over sex crimes charges R&B singer R. Kelly was denied bail on Tuesday after federal prosecutors charged him last week with running an interstate racketeering scheme that trafficked women and girls for sex....
2019-07-16 22:17

EA slides after losing licensing rights to Cristiano Ronaldo's team Juventus for FIFA 20 Shares of Electronic Arts dropped on Tuesday after the video game company announced it no longer has a licensing agreement with Juventus, the Italian soccer club with Cristiano Ronaldo....
2019-07-16 22:17

Russia Denies Visas for Teachers at Anglo-American School in Moscow United States officials say the blow to the school, which educates many diplomats’ children, is meant to pressure the Americans over political disputes....
2019-07-16 22:17

Tokyo commuters told to work from home to avert Olympic transport nightmare More than half a million people in Tokyo are being asked to work from home as part of a trial scheme aimed at tackling transport congestion ahead of the 2020 Olympic Games in the city....
2019-07-16 22:17

Welsh town Harlech claims world's steepest street The seaside town of Harlech in Wales is now home to the world's steepest street, Guinness World Records has ruled, knocking a New Zealand road off the top spot after more than a decade....
2019-07-16 22:17

How quickly can AI solve a Rubik’s Cube? In less time than it took to you read this headline. This week, the University of California Irvine announced that an artificially intelligent system solved the puzzle in just over a second, besting the current human world record by more than two seconds....
2019-07-16 22:17

Abigail Disney is taking her family’s company to task over ‘intolerable’ working conditions at Disneyland Her grandfather co-founded one of the world's wealthiest companies. But Abigail Disney has fought tax breaks for the wealthy, advocated for a wealth tax and protested working conditions in her family's parks....
2019-07-16 22:17

Rich Energy CEO departs as Haas F1 sponsor changes its name William Storey is no longer associated with Rich Energy, UK government documents have confirmed - and in addition the company has been renamed Lightning Volt...
2019-07-16 22:17

Despite Rs 600-Crore Budget, Cattle Deaths Cast Shadow Over UP Shelters When four calves died at a state-run cattle shelter in East Uttar Pradesh's Ballia district two days ago, tehsildar Shiv Sagar Dubey was one of the first to arrive at the scene. Through a mobile phone......
2019-07-16 22:17

Chhattisgarh, Andhra Pradesh Get New Governors Sitting Rajya Sabha member Anusuiya Uikey and senior BJP leader Biswa Bushan Harichandan were on Tuesday appointed as governors of Chhattisgarh and Andhra Pradesh respectively....
2019-07-16 22:17

Fresh Tender System For Vande Bharat Express After "Favouritism Charges" After the production of the third Vande Bharat Express unit virtually stopped over allegations of favouritism in the tendering process of the first train set, the Railways Tuesday said it has......
2019-07-16 22:17

Vistara Flight Lands In Lucknow With Just 10 Minutes Of Fuel Remaining A Vistara flight from Mumbai to Delhi with 153 on board ended up in a precarious situation on Monday when it was diverted to Lucknow and landed with very low fuel levels....
2019-07-16 22:17

World Court To Deliver Verdict In Kulbhushan Jadhav Case Tomorrow The International Court of Justice will deliver on Wednesday its verdict in a case involving Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav, whose death sentence by a Pakistani military court based on an......
2019-07-16 22:17

India's Partition A "Miscarriage" Of History: Jitendra Singh The Partition of India was a "miscarriage" of history and it would not have taken place if former prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru hadn't intruded into his home minister Sardar Vallabhai Patel's......
2019-07-16 22:17

In Flood-Ravaged Assam, How People Are Coping In Relief Camps Nearly 52 lakh people have been affected and 1.5 lakh shifted to relief camps in Assam over the last one week due to floods triggered by incessant rain. So far, 20 people have lost their lives, five......
2019-07-16 22:17

52 Lakh Affected As Assam Flood Situation Worsens, 20 Dead So Far The number of people affected by the Assam floods rose to 52 lakh today, with as many as 1.5 lakh being moved to relief centres amid a red alert issued by the government. Five more died today, taking......
2019-07-16 22:17

Have To Eat Rats To Survive, Claim Locals In Flood-Affected Bihar Village Locals in Dangi Tola village of Katihar district in Bihar claimed they have no option but to eat rats as floods have wreaked havoc and destroyed houses in the region....
2019-07-16 22:17

Set Up Fire Services-Like Unit To Prevent Sewer Deaths: Centre To States Aimed at preventing sewer deaths in the country, the Centre has asked all states to set up an emergency response sanitation unit (ERSU) on the lines of fire services....
2019-07-16 22:17

World Court To Pronounce Verdict In Kulbhushan Jadhav Case Today The International Court of Justice (ICJ) will today deliver its verdict on the death sentence awarded to Kulbhushan Jadhav, a retired Indian Navy officer, by a Pakistani military court on charges of......
2019-07-16 22:17

‘Thor: Ragnarok’ director Taika Waititi is returning to helm ‘Thor 4’ News regarding the future of the Marvel Cinematic Universe has been in scant supply since Spider-Man: Far From Home released earlier this month, but the drought has finally ended. On Tuesday, The Hollywood Reporter revealed that Thor: Ragnarok direct...
2019-07-16 22:17

TurboTax Found a Depraved Way to Bump Profits After Tax Filing Process Was Simplified In the aftermath of Trump’s major changes to the tax code, some of TurboTax’s customers no longer had to pay for many of its services, instead finding that the company’s free product would suffice. To offset this loss, the online tax service made cha...
2019-07-16 22:17

World Hunger Is On the Rise and ‘Climate Shocks’ Are Partly to Blame, UN Says A staggering 2 billion people around the world don’t have enough nutritious food to eat, and climate shocks like drought, heat waves, and extreme rainfall have played a large role in their plight, according to a new United Nations (UN) report. At the...
2019-07-16 22:17

Some Edible Insects Beat Orange Juice and Olive Oil in Antioxidant Test New research has demonstrated that edible insects are high in antioxidants—and whether or not you buy into the health benefits of eating antioxidants, it’s an important finding from a nutrition perspective.Read more......
2019-07-16 22:17

Sony's 61-MP A7R IV Looks Like the New Mirrorless Champ to Beat It’s been a wild past year for the camera industry. After years spent focusing on DSLRs or smaller-sensor mirroless cameras, Canon, Nikon, and Panasonic have finally all entered the full-frame mirrorless market with their EOS R, Nikon Z, and Lumix S1...
2019-07-16 22:17

Another Thing Killing Coral Reefs: Our Poop It’s no secret that corals are dying at an alarming rate. While climate change heating up the oceans is understood to be screwing over corals, a new study points fingers at a different culprit: pollution.Read more......
2019-07-16 22:17

New York's Yankee Stadium hit by swarm of 25,000 bees before game As the New York Yankees prepared to face off against the Tampa Bay Rays on Monday, the police force’s beekeepers removed a horde of bees overrunning the outfield of Yankee Stadium....
2019-07-16 22:17

#TheBreakaway - Reaction to decisive day in Tour de France, featuring Dan Martin "Dan Martin joins Sean Kelly, Dan Lloyd and Orla Chennaoui for The Breakaway after what could prove to be a pivotal day at the Tour de France. The crosswind chaos is discussed, Matt Stephens talking to Geraint Thomas and Luke Rowe, and Dan Martin arr...
2019-07-16 22:00

Blazin' Saddles: Ineos supremacy, Alaphilippe glory, Pinot setback and other thoughts "An absolutely thrilling opening 10 days of racing – Stage 7 aside – has produced some superb performances and thrills and spills aplenty, even if there\u0027s an air of inevitability as Team Ineos leaders Geraint Thomas and Egan Bernal already sit o...
2019-07-16 22:00

Yates: Froome 'not a guy I like' after infamous Wiggins attack in 2012 "Former Team Sky sporting director Sean Yates has revealed Chris Froome “went back on his word” when looking to cut down team-mate Bradley Wiggins’ lead during the 2012 Tour de France."...
2019-07-16 22:00

‘Game of Thrones’ and its creators score record-breaking Emmy nods despite fans hatred of final season “Game of Thrones” earned a record-breaking 32 Emmy nominations for its final season, including writing and directing nods for the series creators, despite fans maligning it as being poorly executed....
2019-07-16 22:00

Behar: Trump like a 'cornered rat' running 'scared' amid feud with Dem congresswomen President Trump's heavy criticism of freshman Democratic congresswomen was a reflection of his insecurity and fear as he faced multiple scandals surrounding his administration, "View" host Joy Behar argued on Tuesday....
2019-07-16 22:00

Bachelorette star sends contestant home after sex before marriage spat, feud spills into Twitter Sparks flew Monday night on the Fantasy Suites week episode of "The Bachelorette" between star Hannah Brown and Luke Parker. And it even spilled over onto Twitter and Instagram....
2019-07-16 22:00

Sacha Baron Cohen thanks Sarah Palin, Dick Cheney for 'Who Is America' Emmy nominations Actor and noted prankster Sacha Baron Cohen took to Twitter to lambast Sarah Palin and Dick Cheney for appearing on his Emmy-nominated show “Who Is America?”...
2019-07-16 22:00

Lisa Boothe: Trump's spat with 'the squad' may benefit him, does little to move needle on impeachment Fox News contributor Lisa Boothe said President Trump's public feud with Nancy Pelosi and four of her progressive freshman Reps has done little to advance the process of impeachment against the Commander-in-Chief and may benefit him in the long run. ...
2019-07-16 22:00

Colombian man busted trying to smuggle cocaine under his wig A Colombian man who looked nervous coming out of his flight in Barcelona, Spain caught the attention of security officials not for his actions, but for his very unusual looking wig....
2019-07-16 22:00

North Korea hints it will lift nuclear missile test suspension North Korea on Tuesday suggested it might call off its 20-month suspension of nuclear and missile tests because of summertime U.S.-South Korean military drills that the North calls preparation for an eventual invasion....
2019-07-16 22:00

Malaysian ex-PM accused of buying $800,000 in high-end jewelry in a single day Malaysia’s disgraced former Prime Minister, Najib Razak, is alleged to have racked up more than $800,000 at an Italian jeweler in just one day – in what prosecutors’ claim is only part of a much larger corruption scandal....
2019-07-16 22:00

Poland authorities conducting 'biggest search' ever for boy whose father was killed by train A search for a missing five-year-old boy in Poland has stretched into a sixth day in what authorities have described as the largest to ever take place....
2019-07-16 22:00

Priest's son charged in murder of American biologist in Greece as grisly new details emerge An American scientist found dead in a bunker on Crete used by the Nazis during World War II was choked to death by a man—the son of a priest-- who raped her after mowing her down with his car, Greek police said Tuesday....
2019-07-16 22:00

Constrained by Iran sanctions, India seeks to boost the US oil economy As the United States continues to come down hard with sanctions on Iran – coupled with harsh penalties for those countries that continue to do business with the hardline regime – the world’s second-most populous country has found itself in the middle...
2019-07-16 22:00

US nuke locations accidentally exposed in NATO-affiliated report A document accidentally published by a NATO-affiliated body has hit headlines across Europe this week, seeming to affirm a longstanding open secret that is technically still classified: precisely where in Europe the United States stores its nuclear w...
2019-07-16 22:00

Millions of Bulgarians' personal data hacked; Russian link suspected Bulgarian officials said Tuesday that unknown hackers have stolen the personal data of millions of people from the country's tax agency and noted a possible Russian link in the case....
2019-07-16 22:00

| New Zealand PM 'utterly' disagrees with Trump tweets New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has joined international condemnation of US President Donald Trump's xenophobic tweets about progressive Democrat congresswomen....
2019-07-16 22:00

|Googleprotestleaderleaves,warnsofcompany'suncheckedpower Meredith Whittaker, who helped lead employee protests at Google over the search giant’s military work, artificial intelligence and policies, is leaving the company....
2019-07-16 22:00

Union Challenge of Trump Executive Orders Rejected by Federal Court The court said unions representing federal government workers had to bring their case before a federal labor agency before turning to federal courts....
2019-07-16 22:00

Why Midsize Cities Struggle to Catch Up to Superstar Cities For decades, smaller metropolitan areas closed the income gap with bigger, richer ones, but no longer. So places like Winston-Salem, N.C., are trying to lay a new foundation for prosperity....
2019-07-16 22:00

Merkel ally issues Brexit message after being elected to replace Juncker The new president of the European Commission issued an instant Brexit message after being elected to replace Jean-Claude Juncker - warning that both Britain and the EU "should do everything not to have a hard Brexit"....
2019-07-16 22:00

May was warned key parts of Brexit strategy were 'not compatible' Theresa May was warned just months after entering Downing Street that the central tenets of her Brexit strategy were "not really compatible with each other", the UK's former ambassador to the EU has revealed....
2019-07-16 22:00

Lotus reveals 1973bhp Evija as world's most powerful production car New limited-run hypercar to offer Bugatti Chiron and Pininfarina Battista-beating performance in luxurious package Lotus has revealed the Evija, the all-electric hypercar it claims will be “the most powerful production car in the world”. An output o...
2019-07-16 22:00

Opinion: Mind-blowing Evija is only the start for revived Lotus Heavy, jaw-droppingly powerful and costly - the Evija is no normal Lotus With a claimed power output of 1973bhp, this new hypercar is exciting in itself, but what's coming could be even better They call the floating instrument panel the ‘halo’, wh...
2019-07-16 22:00

Video: 2020 Lotus Evija - near-2000bhp all-electric hypercar revealed £2million-plus EV aims to be most powerful production car in the world. We get the details from its designer This is it, then, the Lotus Evija electric hypercar - the car that will relaunch the Lotus brand next year. With 2000hp and four-wheel drive...
2019-07-16 22:00

The complete list of GOP lawmakers reacting to Trump’s ‘go back’ tweet The vast majority of Republican members of Congress have not said anything publicly about President Trump’s Sunday morning tweet that four Democratic House members should “go back” to countries they “came from.”...
2019-07-16 22:00

‘That’s all I’ve got’: Romney fails his own test on Trump’s racist tweets Romney has said repeatedly that he would call out Trump's racist comments and suggested such comments are tearing at our moral fabric. So why not invoke that word?...
2019-07-16 22:00

Bernie Sanders targets Trump, Biden in an interview with The Post The presidential candidate said the president is sowing division in hopes to help his reelection bid and challenged his Democratic nomination rival’s health-care plan, foreign policy record and ability to win Midwest voters....
2019-07-16 22:00

Kellyanne Conway says ignoring congressional subpoena is ‘taking one for the team’ White House counselor will not honor a House Oversight Committee subpoena by the July 25 deadline, which means she could be held in contempt of Congress....
2019-07-16 22:00

In win for Trump administration, appeals court stymies union challenge to civil service restrictions The decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit reverses a ruling last year that struck down key provisions in three executive orders issued by President Trump....
2019-07-16 22:00

Mark Sanford says he’s considering primary challenge against Trump In an interview on CNN, the former congressman and South Carolina governor said he’s exploring a bid because of the lack of debate over federal spending....
2019-07-16 22:00

Senators call on DHS to crack down on cocoa imports made with forced child labor U.S. Senators Sherrod Brown and Ron Wyden sent a letter to Acting Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan today calling on him to crack down on imported cocoa produced with forced child labor. The senators cited an investigation by ...
2019-07-16 22:00

AT1 bonds: Call me maybe A change to the approval regime for early repayment of AT1 debt is not widely expected to hike extension risk, but it's not the only tweak that investors have to deal with....
2019-07-16 22:00

Amy Schumer's Son Gene Fist Pumps In Celebration of Her Emmy Nomination Congratulations to Amy Schumer! The actress and comedian's Netflix special, Amy Schumer Growing, has scored an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special. The......
2019-07-16 22:00

Travis Scott's Rare Video With Stormi Webster Will Leave You Smiling All Day Long Prepare yourselves for a serious dose of cuteness. On Tuesday morning, Travis Scott was enjoying some father-daughter bonding with baby Stormi Webster. Lucky for fans, the rapper decided......
2019-07-16 22:00

The US consumer is keeping the economy from tanking and will get another boost from the Fed American consumers are flexing their muscles, and that's helping to save the economy from even slower growth as it faces what could be a protracted trade war....
2019-07-16 21:51

Fed's Charles Evans says he'd be comfortable with 'a couple' rate cuts before the end of the year Charles Evans spoke Tuesday at CNBC's @Work Human Capital + Finance Conference in Chicago. The Fed president said he is worried about low inflation and several other issues....
2019-07-16 21:51

R. Kelly denied bail in sex crimes case A federal judge on Tuesday ordered the R&B artist R. Kelly to jail without bail, delivering a blow to the performer as he faces mounting legal trouble related to accusations of sexual misconduct with minors....
2019-07-16 21:51

‘Severe’ new US asylum restrictions will put vulnerable families at risk, UN refugee agency says Deeply concerned about the new rule barring from asylum the majority of people crossing the southern land border of the United States, the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, has warned that the ‘severe’ measure will endanger vulnerable people in need of inter...
2019-07-16 21:51

Chicago alligator stakeout snaps shut after professional catches reptile An elusive alligator residing in a Chicago lagoon was caught early on Tuesday after the reptile, thought to be an abandoned pet, captivated locals for nearly a week....
2019-07-16 21:51

U.K.’s Boris Johnson Once Claimed Islam Had Put the Muslim World ‘Centuries Behind’ the West Boris Johnson, the U.K. lawmaker expected to become the country’s prime minister, once argued that the practice of Islam had historically put the Muslim world “literally centuries behind” western countries, an article unearthed by a...
2019-07-16 21:51

Greek Police Have Arrested a Suspect in the Killing of an American Researcher on Crete Greek police have arrested a suspect in the murder of an American molecular biologist, who they say was run down by a local man during her daily walk, put in the trunk of his car, raped and abandoned in a nearby tunnel. The national police held a pre...
2019-07-16 21:51

On the Cusp of Power, Boris Johnson’s Inflammatory Language on Islam Returns to Haunt Him As the final live debate of the Conservative leadership contest came to an end on Monday evening, the two men competing to be Britain’s next Prime Minister turned to one another, smiled, and bantered out of range of the room’s microphones...
2019-07-16 21:51

The U.S. Helped Defeat Ebola in 2014. Now, We’re Watching a Crisis Become a Catastrophe Imagine a firefighter battling a blaze while the sprinkler system emits gasoline. This is the current state of the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). So far, over 1,600 people have died from the virus and thousands more have b...
2019-07-16 21:51

Beyoncé reveals African collaborators for new album The Lion King: The Gift R&B star announces numerous African pop and rap stars on album out Friday, as well as Kendrick Lamar, Pharrell Williams and daughter Blue IvyBeyoncé has outlined details for her 14-track new album to accompany The Lion King remake, entitled The Lion ...
2019-07-16 21:51

Stunning time-lapse of world’s largest iceberg drifting away from ice shelf Glaciologists stitch the images together. Scientists wonder what the fate of this massive iceberg will be as it drifts towards warmer waters.       ...
2019-07-16 21:51

New 'Call of Duty: Black Ops 4' pack supports veterans through Activision's endowment Gamers can support Activision's Call of Duty Endowment by purchasing some special 'Call of Duty: Black Ops 4' content available now for PlayStation 4.       ...
2019-07-16 21:51

The very best Prime Day 2019 deals under $100 Got $100 left in your Prime Day budget? These deals on Kindle, Toshiba, Instant Pot, Fisher Price, Cuisinart, and more will get you your money's worth       ...
2019-07-16 21:51

Apple AirPods are on sale for Prime Day—and they WILL sell out Apple AirPods are rarely on sale, so now's the time to buy them while they're discounted for Prime Day.       ...
2019-07-16 21:51

5 reasons you should own an Instant Pot The internet is obsessed with the Instant Pot, but you're unsure if it's for you. Well here's 5 reasons why you need to get an Instant Pot right now!       ...
2019-07-16 21:51

Prime Day 2019: Best Amazon Prime Day deals under $20 Amazon Fire TV Stick, Just Dance 2019, and Crest 3D Whitestrips are just a few of the Amazon Prime Day deals you can score for less than $20.       ...
2019-07-16 21:51

Long-distance relationships are hard. Touch bracelets, hugging shirts try to make it easier In long-distance relationships, you may need an assist to keep the love alive. Bond Touch bracelets, Friendship Lamps and hugging shirts may help.       ...
2019-07-16 21:51

MLB notebook: Giants lose Longoria to plantar fasciitis Just as he was heating up, San Francisco Giants third baseman Evan Longoria wound up on the 10-day injured list Monday due to plantar fasciitis in his left foot....
2019-07-16 21:51

Warriors ready new basketball stadium, fueled by tech dollars The Golden State Warriors are weeks from opening a sleek $1.5 billion sports and entertainment complex in San Francisco thanks largely to a years-long tech boom that made it financially feasible, the team's president said on Monday....
2019-07-16 21:51

NBA notebook: Warriors GM saw no way to retain Durant Golden State general manager Bob Myers was hopeful his team would retain Kevin Durant since it could offer a five-year, $221 million contact but said Monday that there wasn't anything the Warriors could have done to keep the star forward with the tea...
2019-07-16 21:51

MLB roundup: Rays' d'Arnaud hits 3 HRs to beat Yanks Tampa Bay leadoff man Travis d'Arnaud hit three homers, including a go-ahead three-run shot with two outs in the ninth inning off Aroldis Chapman, and the Rays stunned the host New York Yankees 5-4 Monday night in the opener of a four-game series....
2019-07-16 21:51

Koepka banks on caddie's local knowledge American Brooks Koepka believes he has a "big advantage" in this week's British Open in the form of his local-born caddie who grew up playing on Royal Portrush....
2019-07-16 21:51

South Africa's Beast puts body and soul on line for World Cup South Africa prop Tendai Mtawarira is ready to give his "mind, body and soul" to the Springboks and has backed coach Rassie Erasmus to lead the team to World Cup glory in Japan....
2019-07-16 21:51

Woodland keen to extend American major dominance Americans have won nine of the last 10 major championships and U.S. Open winner Gary Woodland is keen to extend that domination at this week's British Open....
2019-07-16 21:51

Relentless Ineos already in pole position for Tour glory Team Ineos are already poised for a Tour de France triumph before the race even enters the high mountains after a brutal display of strength on the eve of the first rest day....
2019-07-16 21:51

Reports: NFLPA filing grievance vs. Texans on Clowney's behalf Jadeveon Clowney is a defensive end based on snap counts from the 2018 season, but the Houston Texans used the franchise tag designation for an outside linebacker -- a savings to the team of about $1.7 million in 2019 salary....
2019-07-16 21:51

Woods defends his lack of golf ahead of British Open Tiger Woods has shrugged off concerns about his lack of golf heading into this week's British Open, saying he needs to carefully manage the remaining years of his career....
2019-07-16 21:51

Georgia QB Mathis back with team after brain surgery Georgia freshman quarterback D'Wan Mathis is on the mend from May brain surgery to remove a cyst, coach Kirby Smart said Tuesday at SEC Media Days in Hoover, Ala....
2019-07-16 21:51

Cryptocurrencies, digital tax top the agenda for G-7 meeting Finance officials from the Group of Seven rich democracies will wrestle with risks from new digital currencies and how to tax U.S. tech companies like Google and Amazon when they meet at a chateau outside Paris on Thursday...
2019-07-16 21:51

Von der Leyen confirmed as new European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen has been confirmed as the European Commission president, becoming the first woman to hold one of the most prestigious positions in the European Union and who will be one of the most prominent faces from the bloc on the world stag...
2019-07-16 21:51

U.S. scientist killed in Greece by man who raped her and left her in a cave, police say Two amateur explorers found Suzanne Eaton’s body almost 200 feet into an abandoned cave that was used as a shelter during World War II, according to police....
2019-07-16 21:51

Survivors of religious massacres decry bigotry A rabbi from Tree of Life synagogue drew applause at a State Department conference when he condemned bigotry against immigrants and called for toning down “our language.”...
2019-07-16 21:51

Could Jack Have Fit on the Titanic Door? Let’s Examine the Modern Cinema Debate of Our Time Through the Years It’s been more than two decades since James Cameron’s Titanic hit theaters and the love story of Jack Dawson (Leonardo DiCaprio) and Rose DeWitt Bukater (Kate Winslet) took the world by storm. But even 22 years after the movie’s rel...
2019-07-16 21:51

Scientists Predict Climate Change Will Make Dangerous Heat Waves Far More Common People all across the U.S. have been sweating through heat waves this summer, and new research suggests they should get used to it. Over the next century, climate change will likely make extreme heat conditions—and their concordant health risks...
2019-07-16 21:34

|WATCH:Tesladropssomemodels,simplifiespricingtodrivesales Tesla has dropped the standard-range variants of its Model X and Model S from its product lineup and adjusted prices across its range, in a sales push that comes days after the US electric vehicle maker reported record deliveries....
2019-07-16 21:34

|Zimbabweminerstoldtopayutilitybillsinforeigncurrency Mining companies in Zimbabwe will have to use foreign currency to pay for power but can make their own arrangements for imports from foreign suppliers, the country’s energy minister said....
2019-07-16 21:34

|NoonecoulddetectSteinhoffirregularities–Matjila Former PIC CEO Dan Matjila said the asset manager was concerned with governance at Steinhoff, but no prudent investor would be able to pick up irregularities at the retail group....
2019-07-16 21:34

|Highereducation,SATNpartnertoboosttechs'academicprofile The Department of Higher Education and Training and the South African Technology Network will on Monday enter stage 2 of a programme launched to address the need for "quality academic staff with PhDs" in the professional market....
2019-07-16 21:34

|StateapprovesTormin’smassiveWestCoastminingexpansion Government has given Australian-owned Tormin mine the go-ahead to vastly expand its current extraction of mineral sands on ten additional West Coast beaches and on an inland strip of old beach adjoining the existing mine near Lutzville....
2019-07-16 21:34

Panel: How would a potential fight between Daniel Dubois and Joe Joyce play out? This week the panel are asked how a potential fight between Daniel Dubois and Joe Joyce would play out and to name their favourite Pernell Whitaker moments The post Panel: How would a potential fight between Daniel Dubois and Joe Joyce play out? appe...
2019-07-16 21:34

Dereck Chisora simply must win Dereck Chisora’s future depends on victory over Szpilka, writes Daniel Herbert The post Dereck Chisora simply must win appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-07-16 21:34

Boxing News at Five: WBC expected to confirm interim title for Whyte vs. Rivas, hungry Ali wants second bite at Price Dillian Whyte (or Oscar Rivas) could get their WBC world heavyweight title shot in May, and Kash Ali isn't giving up hope of boxing David Price again The post Boxing News at Five: WBC expected to confirm interim title for Whyte vs. Rivas, hungry Ali ...
2019-07-16 21:34

Your say – Too many UK pay-per-view events in June and July Two pay-per-view events in the UK on the same night has infuriated one Boxing News reader, while another labels Amir Khan vs. Billy Dib a "disgrace" The post Your say – Too many UK pay-per-view events in June and July appeared first on Boxing N...
2019-07-16 21:34

Manny Pacquiao vs Keith Thurman – expert predictions Sugar Ray Leonard, Tommy Hearns, Roberto Duran and many more reveal their predictions for Manny Pacquiao vs Keith Thurman The post Manny Pacquiao vs Keith Thurman – expert predictions appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-07-16 21:34

Will Congress put three people out of work for each one it helps? Should the national minimum wage be raised gradually from the current $7.25 per hour to $15 per hour by 2025, as proposed by the Raise the Wage Act? The Congressional Budget Office has shed some new light on the debate surrounding this high-profile b...
2019-07-16 21:34

Microsoft is starting to auto-update Windows 10 Home, Pro users on 1803 or older to 1903 Microsoft is starting to automatically update Windows 10 Home and Pro users on versions 1803 to 1903 using Windows Update, as officials said would happen....
2019-07-16 21:34

Here's Microsoft's updated roadmap for Chromium-based Edge features for the enterprise Microsoft is enabling enterprise features by default in the Dev Channel builds of Chromium-based Edge. Here's what's available to IT pro testers now and what's coming later....
2019-07-16 21:34

Pyongyang Threatens Missile Test in Response to U.S.-South Korea Military Exercises North Korea protested a coming U.S.-South Korean joint military exercise, suggesting it was starting to lose patience with Washington and may reconsider its self-imposed ban on long-range weapons testing....
2019-07-16 21:34

Arrest of Academic Complicates Efforts to Save Iran Nuclear Deal Iran said it has detained a French-Iranian scholar on unspecified charges, complicating French President Emmanuel Macron’s efforts to salvage the 2015 nuclear deal and defuse tensions in the Middle East....
2019-07-16 21:34

New U.S. Asylum Rule Strands Thousands at Southern Border An estimated 18,700 asylum seekers waiting along the U.S.-Mexican border for interviews have been stranded by the new rule requiring them to apply for refugee status from the country they first passed through....
2019-07-16 21:34

How Kim Jong Un Smuggled Armored Mercedes Limos Into North Korea The North Korean leader’s luxury rides evaded sanctions with a journey that began in the Netherlands, criss-crossed east Asia and ended when three state-owned cargo jets touched down in Pyongyang....
2019-07-16 21:34

German Defense Minister Wins Vote for European Union's Top Job European Parliament lawmakers approved German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen for the European Union’s top job, but by a razor-thin margin that could deepen the task she faces in reviving a bloc challenged by nationalist forces, Brexit and divi...
2019-07-16 21:34

No exomoons yet, but we may have spotted a disk that will form them Enlarge / There's a lot going on near a young star, with at least two planets forming around it. Up until the last few decades, our picture of what might reside around distant stars was shaped entirely by the planets, moons, asteroids, and other b...
2019-07-16 21:34

Brains scale better than CPUs. So Intel is building brains Enlarge / This is a picture of Intel’s Nahuku boards, which contain 8 to 32 Intel Loihi neuromorphic chips, interfaced to an Intel Arria 10 FPGA development kit. Intel’s latest neuromorphic system, Pohoiki Beach, is made up of multiple Nahuku boards ...
2019-07-16 21:34

The Greatest Leap, part 1: How the Apollo fire propelled NASA to the Moon Video shot by Joshua Ballinger, edited and produced by Jing Niu and David Minick. Click here for transcript. Seated in Mission Control, Chris Kraft neared the end of a tedious Friday afternoon as he monitored a seemingly interminable ground test o...
2019-07-16 21:34

Toyota is going to build its moon buggy concept News 16 Jul, 2019 The Japanese auto manufacturer and JAXA will build a prototype lunar rover by 2021, ahead of the finished product’s launch in 2029...
2019-07-16 21:17

It's the Lotus Evija: 1,972bhp, 200mph electric hypercar signals new chapter for Lotus News 16 Jul, 2019 It's been a while but there's a brand new Lotus on the block, the all-electric Evija is a £1.7m hypercar and 130 will be built...
2019-07-16 21:17

Trump: We 'will take a look' into Peter Thiel's claims of Google working with China The Trump administration "will take a look" after billionaire Peter Thiel said the FBI and CIA should see if Chinese intelligence has infiltrated Google....
2019-07-16 21:17

Dell and Microsoft pour millions into A.I. start-ups that are reshaping the workforce Dell and Microsoft venture capital arms are investing in AI start-ups that have products to help companies manage data and harness machine learning to gain a competitive advantage....
2019-07-16 21:17

Founder of neo-Nazi site Daily Stormer should pay $14 million to victim of 'troll storm,' judge says The founder and editor of the neo-Nazi website The Daily Stormer should be ordered to pay more than $14 million to a Montana real estate agent against whom he organized an anti-Semitic "troll storm," a federal magistrate judge found on Monday....
2019-07-16 21:17

Here is what makes workers the happiest at every age A majority of workers consider the meaning of their work to be the most significant contributor to their overall happiness. However, there is a life-cycle component to what workers want from their job....
2019-07-16 21:17

Swiss group that's supposed to oversee privacy for Libra says it hasn't heard from Facebook at all The Swiss data protection agency said Tuesday it has not been contacted by Facebook about overseeing privacy protections for the Libra cryptocurrency....
2019-07-16 21:17

Peter Thiel's comments about spies in Silicon Valley have some basis in reality, but no evidence But it's important to separate this very real threat from Thiel's specific allegations about Google, which were presented without proof, and from his claims that Google has participated in "treasonous" activity....
2019-07-16 21:17

Human cost of Ukraine conflict is growing, Security Council told The human cost of the conflict in Ukraine is growing, the UN political chief told the Security Council on Tuesday, during a briefing on the current situation in the country....
2019-07-16 21:17

Marine Animal Response Society in need of funds to protect endangered whales, train volunteers The society hopes to use the funds to better respond, research and advocate for solutions aimed at protecting endangered North Atlantic right whales....
2019-07-16 21:17

Pardon his French, it was a tough day for Thibault Pinot at the Tour de France A Frenchman hasn't won a Tour de France in 34 years, it's early but Thibault Pinot -- considered France's best hope -- is headed in the wrong direction....
2019-07-16 21:17

Heat's Waiters answers trolls with new physique Dion Waiters showed off his new physique on Instagram on Monday and wrote about ignoring "the outside noise" from social media critics about his conditioning last season....
2019-07-16 21:17

Revealed: Chelsea star Antonio Rudiger given driving ban in closed court case Chelsea star Antonio Rudiger was banned from the roads for 14 days after he was caught speeding at more than 100mph in a court case conducted behind closed doors....
2019-07-16 21:17

Fat Controller 'should be in charge of rail system's day-to-day operation' Oversight for the UK's rail system should be in the hands of a single "Fat Controller"-type figure which is independent of the Government, the head of a major review has reportedly said....
2019-07-16 21:17

'The Tulip' tower: backers consider appeal after Sadiq Khan blocks application Backers of the proposed Tulip tower in the City of London are considering an appeal after Sadiq Khan threw out their application for the 1,000ft tourist attraction....
2019-07-16 21:17

Outrage after swordfish 'stoned to death' by tourists on Greek beach Tens of thousands of people have signed a petition calling for tourists who were filmed throwing stones at a swordfish which later died to be punished....
2019-07-16 21:17

Michael Gove says Boris Johnson will be 'great' as PM Michael Gove today buried the hatchet with Boris Johnson, saying the man he dramatically stopped from becoming Tory leader in 2016 will make "a great prime minister"....
2019-07-16 21:17

MH370 investigators 'discover mystery load weighing 89kg was added to the cargo flight list' after take-off French investigators searching for answers over the disappearance of flight MH370 have discovered a 89kg weight was added to the flight before take-off, it has been reported....
2019-07-16 21:17

Donald Trump latest: US President insists his 'go back' tweets are not racist Donald Trump has denied he is racist amid widespread condemnation over a series of tweets in which he told four US congresswomen to "go back" to the "broken and crime infested places from which they came"....
2019-07-16 21:17

How London homeowners are turning to short-term rentals for extra income With holiday accommodation rental site HomeAway, your property could earn you extra income when you're away – and some London homes could earn more than £1,000 per booking...
2019-07-16 21:17

J&J warns of hit from generic drugs in third quarter, shares fall Johnson & Johnson on Tuesday boosted its 2019 sales forecast amid robust demand for its cancer drugs, but warned that competition from generic and copycat drugs could impact its third-quarter results, sending shares down 1.4% in noon trading....
2019-07-16 21:17

U.S. retail sales ease fears over economy; rate cut still seen U.S. retail sales increased more than expected in June, pointing to strong consumer spending, which could help to blunt some of the drag on the economy from weak business investment....
2019-07-16 21:17

Oil falls as Iran tensions seen easing Oil prices turned lower on Tuesday, falling by about $1 a barrel as U.S. President Donald Trump said progress has been made with Iran, signaling tensions could ease in the Mideast....
2019-07-16 21:17

Amazon U.S. rivals get sales boost on Prime Day: Adobe Several large U.S. retailers recorded higher sales on the first day of Amazon.com Inc's Prime Day shopping event as online shoppers also flocked to their websites, Adobe Analytics said on Tuesday....
2019-07-16 21:17

Bitcoin falls below $10,000 after Facebook grilled on crypto plans Bitcoin fell 8% on Tuesday, breaching $10,000 for the first time in two weeks after U.S. lawmakers grilled Facebook on its cryptocurrency plans, as political and regulatory scrutiny of digital coins intensifies....
2019-07-16 21:17

UAW president to GM: We invested in you, now invest in us The UAW and General Motors Co on Tuesday formally kicked off contract talks, with the union's president calling on the automaker to keep open plants it has slated for closure and to invest in its workforce after the union helped it through a governm...
2019-07-16 21:17

Wall Street edges lower after mixed bank earnings, Trump comments U.S. stocks were lower on Tuesday as results from big Wall Street lenders rekindled concerns about slowing profit growth in a low interest rate environment, while comments from President Donald Trump on trade also soured the mood....
2019-07-16 21:17

Wells Fargo tempers cost-cutting outlook Wells Fargo & Co reported higher quarterly earnings on Tuesday, due in part to lower expenses, but the bank reined in its outlook for cost cuts to invest in improving its risk management....
2019-07-16 21:17

Five things to look for in Netflix's second-quarter report When Netflix Inc reports second-quarter earnings on Wednesday, a big question is how the streaming giant will handle a slew of new competitors barging in to its territory....
2019-07-16 21:17

Global stocks fall, U.S. yields rise on retail sales data A gauge of global equities fell on Tuesday and U.S. Treasury yields climbed as a stronger-than-anticipated report on retail sales raised the possibility the Federal Reserve could move towards a less dovish stance....
2019-07-16 21:17

JPMorgan beats profit estimates but shows signs of pressure JPMorgan Chase & Co reported a quarterly profit that beat estimates on Tuesday as higher interest income and consumer lending offset lower activity at its trading desks....
2019-07-16 21:17

Blue Apron beefs up menu with Beyond Meat, shares surge 60% Blue Apron Holdings Inc's beleaguered stock surged 60% on Tuesday after the meal-kit subscription service said it would add Beyond Meat Inc's plant-based burgers to its menu, betting on a growing market for premium meat alternatives to attract new ...
2019-07-16 21:17

U.S. SEC chief says he has not discussed Libra with Facebook A top U.S. financial market regulator said on Tuesday he has not discussed with Facebook its Libra currency proposal, nearly a month after the social media giant announced the project....
2019-07-16 21:17

Kellyanne Conway Has A Racist Meltdown of Her Own White House aide and biggest feminist in the world Kellyanne Conway came to the defense of the so-called “squad” on Tuesday after President Donald Trump lobbed racist attacks at them over the weekend, saying—LOL JK CAN YOU IMAGINE IF SHE ACTUALLY FUC...
2019-07-16 21:17

Elizabeth Warren Got Into a Huge Fight With Trump's Defense Secretary Pick Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s numbers in presidential polling have been on the up and up since a solid debate performance last month. But on Tuesday morning, her attention was locked in on Mark Esper and his confirmation hearing to be Donald Trump’s pick t...
2019-07-16 21:17

The America Ilhan Omar Knows Last week, Fox News host Tucker Carlson, perhaps in a telling of things to come, said on his show that Omar “has an awful lot to be grateful for” but “hates this country more than ever.” He doubled down on his comments the following night, arguing th...
2019-07-16 21:17