TOPNEWSBYUSA.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-06-12 05:00

Juncker criticizes Italy's excessive deficit as EU penalties loom

The EU remains at odds with the Italian government's 2019 budget. European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker warned Rome to rethink, though Italy's leaders appear ...

Juncker criticizes Italy's excessive deficit as EU penalties loom

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Juncker is fed up with Brexit delays • Andrea Leadsom quits UK government in fresh Brexit blow for Theresa May • Brexit fears back and pound paying the price • European elections explained in graphics...
2019-05-23 05:51

Who's in the running for Juncker's post and other EU top jobs? EU leaders will head back to Brussels on Sunday night for a special meeting to try and agree on who should be the next president of the European Commission....
2019-06-29 03:51

EU leaders agree replacements for Tusk and Juncker The Belgian prime minister has been picked by leaders in the EU to become its next council president - one of the most crucial roles in Brexit negotiations....
2019-07-02 19:51

EU set for first female commission president as Juncker replaced The EU is set to get its first female commission president amid a shake-up of top jobs within the bloc - with an Italian socialist elected the new head of the European Parliament....
2019-07-03 14:01

EU's Juncker cautions against ramping up climate goals The outgoing European Union chief executive said on Tuesday the bloc should focus on meeting its 2030 existing targets before ramping up long-term climate ambitions....
2019-06-11 19:17

History will prove Merkel right on refugees: EU's Juncker Angela Merkel was right to take in nearly 1 million refugees in 2015, EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said in an interview. He also revealed how he got Donald Trump to kiss him....
2019-05-24 09:00

EU's Juncker regrets lack of transparency in von der Leyen's nomination Retiring European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has expressed regret for the lack of transparency in the process to nominate his successor. His own appointment had followed an election campaign, he noted....
2019-07-05 18:17

UK heading for another Brexit extension in October, suggests Juncker Brussels chief criticises MPs for prioritising May’s removal above finding agreementJean-Claude Juncker has suggested that the UK is drifting towards another Brexit extension in October as he criticised MPs for prioritising the prime minister’s remov...
2019-05-23 13:00

Juncker lashes out at 'stupid nationalists' on eve of European elections European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker criticized "stupid nationalists" ahead of elections in which euroskeptic politicians are expected to make big gains in the European Parliament....
2019-05-22 21:51

Excessive Heat Warning TUCSON – Excessive Heat Warning in effect for most of Pima and Pinal County until 8 PM tonight. Temperatures will range from 107 to 111 degrees this afternoon! If you are overexposed to the heat this afternoon, heat-related illnesses will be p...
2019-08-05 19:17

EU's Juncker cuts holiday short for urgent surgery: statement The outgoing head of the European Union's executive, Jean-Claude Juncker of the European Commission, has cut short a holiday to undergo urgent surgery, his press team said in a statement on Saturday....
2019-08-17 23:00

EU chief Juncker lauds May as ‘a woman of courage,’ sees her resignation ‘without personal joy’ BRUSSELS (AP) — EU chief Juncker lauds May as ‘a woman of courage,’ sees her resignation ‘without personal joy’ The post EU chief Juncker lauds May as ‘a woman of courage,’ sees her resignation ‘without perso...
2019-05-24 14:51

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

EU leaders fail to reach agreement on replacements for Donald Tusk and Jean-Claude Juncker European Union leaders have failed to reach an agreement on who should replace the likes of Donald Tusk and Jean-Claude Juncker as they gathered for a summit in Brussels....
2019-06-21 06:00

Phoenix, under excessive heat warning, reaches 114 degrees PHOENIX (AP) — Forecasters warned that this weekend would be especially scorching in metro Phoenix and they were right. The National Weather Service reported Saturday that the high temperature in Phoenix climbed to 114 degrees (45.5 Celsius), tying t...
2019-08-04 06:34

Probe shows that Russian jet had excessive landing speed MOSCOW (AP) — A preliminary probe into last month’s crash of a Russian passenger jet that left 41 dead says the plane had excessive landing speed. The report released Friday by the Moscow-based Interstate Aviation Committee that investigates cr...
2019-06-14 17:51

Cat struggling to find home due to excessive sneezing condition Someone get this cat a tissue! An overly sneezy cat is having a hard time finding a forever home because of his unique condition. Nine-year-old Elliot suffers from chronic rhinitis – a condition that causes constant sneezing as well as runny or itchy...
2019-05-31 16:51

METALS-Nickel clings to one-year high, but rally seen as excessive Nickel rebounded on Tuesday, supported by steadily declining inventories, but analysts said lofty prices for the metal used to make stainless steel were not supported by most fundamentals. Benchmark nickel on the London Metal Exchange (LM...
2019-07-23 15:51

Virat Kohli fined for excessive appealing in tense India win over Afghanistan India captain accepts decision to fine him 25% of match feeICC breached code of conduct by advancing towards umpireVirat Kohli has been fined 25% of his match fee for excessive appealing in Saturday’s tense World Cup contest against Afghanistan, the ...
2019-06-23 13:34

Man Faces Assault Charges for Using Excessive Force on 13-Year-Old After Police Wouldn’t Do It for Him Authorities filed assault charges against a Pennsylvania man, whom they initially declined to arrest, after he was caught on video forcibly restraining a child in a park....
2019-07-02 03:00

EU could slap 3 billion euro fine on Italy for excessive debt: Salvini The European Commission could impose a 3 billion euro fine on Italy for breaking EU rules due to its rising debt and structural deficit levels, the country's Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Tuesday....
2019-05-28 14:34

Excessive daytime napping could be early sign of Alzheimer’s disease: study Needing to nap could be an early warning sign of Alzheimer’s disease, according to new research. Experts found that the brain cells that keep us awake during the day are among the first to be targeted by the neurological disease. It was previou...
2019-08-13 21:17

Not Just Unhealthy Diet, Excessive Screen Time Also Leads To Weight Gain In Kids A new study has found a link between amounts of screen time and obesity in kids. The study has indicated that kids who spend a lot of time in front of television and phone screens are at an increased......
2019-08-11 06:34

Woman who fell face-first into patrol car sues Texas cops for excessive force A woman who needed 60 stitches after falling face-first into a police cruiser is suing the two Texas officers who busted her. Breanna Williams, 41, said she and a pal were in the bathroom at the Four Seasons Hotel in Austin in June 2017 when a hotel ...
2019-06-21 21:17

G20 plastic trash reduction goal doesn't address 'excessive' production: activists Activists welcomed a goal set by the Group of 20 major economies' to reduce additional plastic trash leaking into the ocean to zero by 2050, but said it avoided getting at the heart of the problem - slashing the output of wasteful, single-use plastic...
2019-07-01 10:34

Khloe Kardashian Claps Back at Criticism Over "Excessive Spending" on True Thompson Khloe Kardashian won't stand for being shamed for spoiling her daughter. On Saturday, she posted on her Instagram page a video of True Thompson, 1, sitting in a pink sparkly toy......
2019-07-08 00:17

Tariffs Loom Over Car Makers The auto industry continues to weather trade-related fallout despite a deal the U.S. and Mexico struck that shelved President Trump’s plan to impose tariffs on imports....
2019-06-14 00:34

TUSD calls for cancellation of recess, outdoor activity amid excessive heat warning TUCSON – With the Old Pueblo expected to hit temperatures above 110 degrees the next few days, it is fair to say that it is officially hot in Tucson. Whether it’s the hot-to-the-touch slides or the unbearable temperatures that hit at arou...
2019-08-16 19:00

West Virginia coal industry data shows excessive pollution: green groups Several West Virginia coal mines, including some owned by the governor's family, have released many times the allowable amounts of pollutants into nearby waterways in recent years without being penalized by regulators, according to environmental grou...
2019-06-04 20:51

Ohio doctor charged with 25 counts of murder, accused of prescribing excessive doses of painkillers An Ohio doctor accused of ordering excessive and potentially fatal doses of opioids to dozens of near-death patients is facing multiple counts of murder, prosecutors announced Wednesday. William Husel voluntarily surrendered to authorities and was ch...
2019-06-05 22:51

Warriors still favored despite 2-1 deficit The Toronto Raptors scored a decisive victory at Golden State on Wednesday night to reclaim home-court advantage in the NBA Finals, but the Warriors remain favored by most sportsbooks to rally for the championship....
2019-06-07 02:17

EPA inspector general recommends recouping $124K from former administrator Scott Pruitt for 'excessive' travel costs The Environmental Protection Agency’s internal watchdog recommended Thursday that the agency should consider recovering nearly $124,000 in “excessive” costs from former administrator Scott Pruitt for his first-class travel....
2019-05-21 17:34

Tensions escalate in Venezuela, civilians killed and injured: top UN officials lament excessive use of force by authorities As tensions escalated on Saturday at various points along Venezuela’s borders with Colombia and Brazil, as well as within the country itself, resulting in the death and injury of various civilians, the United Nations chief, António Guterres, and the ...
2019-05-21 23:51

S&P 500 ekes out gain as earnings worries loom The S&P 500 ended slightly higher on Tuesday as gains in tech-related shares offset fresh worries about the impact of the U.S.-China trade dispute on earnings....
2019-07-09 22:17

Political Risks Loom Over European Markets Fears of a global economic slowdown and trade tensions have weighed on markets in recent days. Investors in Europe have an added dimension of worry: political risk....
2019-05-24 12:17

Stage 17 LIVE - Could it be a day for the breakaway as Alps loom? "Live updates from Stage 17 of the Tour de France between Pont du Gard and Gap, with Felix Lowe (aka @SaddleBlaze). Can Geraint Thomas take time out of Alaphilippe before the hat-trick of big mountain stages?"...
2019-07-24 13:00

UAW scrambles to save jobs, but layoffs loom After getting big job-creation commitments in recent contracts, the union is scrambling to keep the members it has now as automakers brace for a possible recession....
2019-07-15 07:00

GM pushes for more temp workers as UAW talks loom GM's move to temporary workers sets up a hot summer of negotiations with the UAW as the two try to hash out a new labor deal in the coming months. The last contract was bargained over in better times....
2019-06-19 17:34

Whitecaps overcome 2-goal deficit to tie Rapids 2-2 VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Yordy Reyna scored on a free kick in the 80th minute and the Vancouver Whitecaps overcame an early two-goal deficit to tie the Colorado Rapids 2-2 on Saturday night. The kick from about 19 yards was set up when defe...
2019-06-23 07:34

Blue Jays rally from 6-run deficit, beat Red Sox 8-7 BOSTON (AP) — Freddy Galvis and Rowdy Tellez hit back-to-back homers to help Toronto rally from a six-run deficit, and Eric Sogard drew a four-pitch, bases-loaded walk to break an eighth-inning tie and give the Blue Jays an 8-7 victory over the Bosto...
2019-06-23 03:51

A $1 trillion US budget deficit is one big reason the Fed may have to cut rates If low inflation, a wobbly economy and tariff jitters weren't enough to push the Federal Reserve to lower interest rates, there's another reason....
2019-08-13 21:17

US trade deficit shrinks to $50.8 billion in April WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. trade deficit shrank in April, but the politically sensitive deficit with China moved higher. The Commerce Department says the gap between the goods and services the U.S. buys and what it sells abroad fell 2.1% to $50.8 bil...
2019-06-06 16:51

Mick Mulvaney guzzles the deficit Kool-Aid As a member of the House of Representatives, Mick Mulvaney was a stalwart voice for deficit reduction and spending reform. He recognized that entitlement reform was the keystone to preserving American prosperity for future generations....
2019-06-12 13:51

Blue Jays rally from 6-0 deficit to edge Red Sox Boston reliever Ryan Brasier walked Eric Sogard and Vladimir Guerrero Jr. with the bases loaded to force in two runs - including the go-ahead run -- in a three-run eighth inning and the visiting Toronto Blue Jays came back to defeat the Red Sox 8-7 o...
2019-06-23 13:34

May's Fiscal Deficit Hits 52% Of Budgeted Target Net tax receipts in the first two months of the fiscal year were Rs 1.15 lakh crore, while total expenditure was Rs 5.13 lakh crore, government data showed....
2019-06-29 01:51

Sudan: UN chief deplores excessive force used against pro-democracy protesters, calls on military and civilian leaders to ‘stay the course’ in negotiations Security forces in Sudan fired on pro-democracy protesters in the capital Khartoum on Monday, leaving a number of dead and many more injured, prompting the United Nation chief’s condemnation and an appeal for “peaceful dialogue” to resume....
2019-06-03 19:17

$300 billion in China tariffs still loom as a business worry Business groups warn that President Trump's Saturday announcement that the White House would not impose $300 billion in new tariffs on Chinese goods does not mean that those tariffs won't still be imposed....
2019-07-02 03:51

‘We Have a Lot of Questions’: Doubts Loom Over G.M. Plan for Lordstown Plant President Trump said he was helping to save jobs at the Ohio factory after General Motors ceased production there. But such promises have not always panned out....
2019-05-21 14:32

France to approve first crypto-issuers as new rules loom France's financial watchdog is poised to approve a first tranche of cryptocurrency-related companies under new rules on digital coins, some of the first such regulations to be launched by a major economy....
2019-07-16 16:17

Mountains loom large in 2019 Tour de France Tour de France competitors are facing a tougher race this year after organizers peppered the route with three stages that finish on mountain climbs reaching above 2,000 meters, or 6,500 feet. The cycling race begins on July 6th. (July 1)   ...
2019-07-01 09:34

Pressing questions loom for Jets after naming Joe Douglas GM The Jets will roll out the green carpet for new general manager Joe Douglas on Tuesday, holding his introductory press conference at 3 p.m. This will be the second big press conference the Jets have had this offseason after introducing new coach Adam...
2019-06-11 02:34

Office sidesteps CVA as dozens of store closures loom The shoe retailer Office is plotting the closure of up to half its UK stores as it becomes the latest chain to confront the impact of brutal high street trading....
2019-08-09 13:00

Relief rally fades as growth fears loom World stocks eked out meagre gains on Tuesday amid worries the global economy was faltering after data showed manufacturing activity slowed last month, weakening appetite for risk....
2019-07-02 15:17

Verstappen: Red Bull's British GP deficit on straights is lower Max Verstappen says his Honda-powered Red Bull is "not too far away on the straights" at the British Grand Prix, as he eyes a second straight Formula 1 victory...
2019-07-14 11:34

With Deficit In Monsoon, Sowing Of Crucial Crops Takes A Big Hit The monsoon deficit may have improved from minus 44 per cent to minus 33 per cent in two weeks, but it is still a big headache for farmers across the country. Sowing data from across the country shows......
2019-07-02 15:51

U.S. Budget Deficit Grew 39% in First Eight Months of Fiscal Year Government tax revenue continued to rise in May thanks to a sturdy labor market, but not enough to offset higher federal outlays, the Treasury Department said....
2019-06-13 02:00

General Fiscal Deficit Pegged At 5.8% In Economic Survey In the interim Budget presented in February, the government had revised upward its fiscal deficit target to 3.4 per cent of GDP for 2018-19, from the previously estimated 3.3 per cent....
2019-07-04 12:00

U.S. trade deficit shrinks on weak imports, exports The U.S. trade deficit unexpectedly narrowed in April as imports and exports tumbled, leading economists to warn that the Trump administration's "America First" agenda was curbing trade between the United States and the rest of the world....
2019-06-06 20:51

Selby recovers from two-frame deficit to beat Woollaston "Mark Selby recovers from a two-frame deficit to beat Ben Woollaston in their International Championship encounter in China. Watch LIVE on Eurosport and the Eurosport Player."...
2019-08-06 17:34

Italy's Tria says can avoid EU disciplinary action on deficit Italy can avoid disciplinary action from the European Commission over its spending plans by sticking to its current budget deficit target but Rome will need to cut spending rather than hike taxes, Economy Minister Giovanni Tria said on Tuesday....
2019-06-18 11:34

Budget office: U.S. federal deficit will top record $1 trillion The White House Office of Management and Budget says the 2019 federal deficit is projected to surpass the $1 trillion-mark -- the highest it's been in years....
2019-07-16 14:17

Italy's Salvini says budget deficit must not fall in 2020 Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Tuesday that Italy must not reduce its budget deficit next year as a proportion of gross domestic product, in order to allow space to cut taxes and stimulate the economy....
2019-08-07 00:00

U.S. budget deficit widens; spending up on health, military The U.S. government's deficit widened to $120 billion in July, fueled by increases in spending on health care and the military, according to data released on Monday by the Treasury Department....
2019-08-12 21:51

Facing 3-1 deficit, Warriors hope to reverse history A defiant Golden State Warriors team are adamant they can overturn a 3-1 deficit to the Toronto Raptors and erase memories of becoming the first team to fail to win the NBA title after holding the same advantage....
2019-06-08 11:17

Monthly US trade deficit rises slightly to $72.1 billion The U.S. Census Bureau reported Thursday that the international trade deficit in goods rose to $72.1 billion in April, up a marginal 0.3% from March's level of $71.9 billion according to an "advance look" at the data. The shift was due to exports dro...
2019-05-30 19:34

Long at the Fringe, Gun Issues Loom Large for Democratic Candidates After years of failed efforts to enact federal universal background checks for new gun purchases, several candidates are on the leading edge of a push for more aggressive anti-gun measures...
2019-05-31 12:00

Disruption, corruption loom over UAW union talks with Big Three Detroit automakers Uncommon issues during this year's talks include technological changes threatening traditional union jobs and an ongoing federal corruption probe that has already led to eight convictions....
2019-07-23 15:17

Mexico hopes to reach migration deal with U.S. as tariffs loom Mexico can reach an agreement with the United States to resolve a dispute over migration that prompted U.S. President Donald Trump to threaten punitive tariffs, Mexican officials said on Monday as diplomatic talks were set to begin in Washington....
2019-06-03 15:17

| Mexico scrambles to slow migrants as Trump tariffs loom Mexico scrambled to slow the flow of Central American migrants to the United States as talks continued in Washington to head off US President Donald Trump's threat of potentially catastrophic tariffs on Mexican goods....
2019-06-07 22:17

Oil steadies as U.S. supply concerns ease but Iran tensions loom Oil prices steadied on Tuesday as a resumption of production in the Gulf of Mexico after Hurricane Barry and a boom in U.S. supply from shale oil countered tensions in the Middle East....
2019-07-16 15:51

Costco is looking at alternative sourcing and price hikes as tariffs loom Costco reported profit and revenue that beat Street estimates and said it would tackle the proposed round of tariffs on Chinese imports by sourcing goods from other countries and possible price increases....
2019-05-31 14:17

Japan Posts Surprising Growth, but Economic Threats Loom The annualized rate of 1.8 percent was down from the previous quarter but still higher than expected. Trade wars, uncertain global prospects and a new consumption tax remain on the horizon....
2019-08-09 07:00

Fed Chair Powell Signals Rate Cut as Economic Risks Loom Jerome H. Powell sent stock markets higher with comments that trade tensions and global economic issues continue to weigh on the United States economy....
2019-07-11 01:00

Brexit news latest: Jean-Claude Juncker hails Theresa May as a 'woman of courage' as Europe reacts to her resignation European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker has hailed Theresa May as a "woman of courage" after she announced she will stand down as Prime Minister....
2019-05-25 00:00

WRAPUP 2-U.S. trade deficit shrinks on weak imports, exports The U.S. trade deficit unexpectedly narrowed in April as imports and exports tumbled, leading economists to warn that the Trump administration's "America First" agenda was curbing trade between the United States and the rest of the world....
2019-06-06 19:51

US trade deficit shrinks to $50.8 billion in April, but gap with China rises WASHINGTON (AP) — US trade deficit shrinks to $50.8 billion in April, but gap with China rises. The post US trade deficit shrinks to $50.8 billion in April, but gap with China rises appeared first on LEX18.com....
2019-06-06 16:51

Maharashtra Government Presents Rs 20,292 Crore Revenue Deficit Budget Maharashtra government today presented an additional budget for 2019-20 with a revenue deficit of Rs 20,292.94 crore, higher than last year's deficit of Rs 14,960.04 crore....
2019-06-18 17:34

Italy's Tria says Rome will spend less, can reach deficit agreement with EU Italy will cut spending to meet its fiscal deficit targets this year and can reach an agreement with the European Commission over its budgetary plans, Economy Minister Giovanni Tria said on Tuesday....
2019-06-18 11:34

U.S. trade deficit at five-month high; labor market slowing The U.S. trade deficit jumped to a five-month high in May as imports of goods increased, likely as businesses restocked ahead of an increase in tariffs on Chinese merchandise, overshadowing a broad rise in exports....
2019-07-03 15:51

April-June Fiscal Deficit Reaches 61% Of Budgetary Target Central government's total expenditure stood at Rs 7.21 lakh crore (25.9 per cent of the budget estimates) and total receipts were Rs 2.89 lakh crore....
2019-07-31 18:51

D.C. United overcomes quick two-goal deficit, concedes late in 3-3 tie Ulises Segura scores twice to bring United back, Luciano Acosta scored in regulation to give D.C. the lead, but Chicago answers in stoppage time to hand the hosts a tough draw....
2019-05-30 10:51

Despite Deficit Worries, Senate Gives Final Approval to Spending Increases The Senate gave final approval to a two-year budget deal that would lift the federal debt limit and raise spending by hundreds of billions of dollars....
2019-08-01 19:34

U.S. trade deficit surges to five-month high as imports soar The U.S. trade deficit jumped to a five-month high in May as imports of goods increased, likely as businesses restocked ahead of an increase in tariffs on Chinese merchandise, eclipsing a broad rise in exports....
2019-07-03 15:51

Argentina overcomes late 3-goal deficit, knocks out Scotland PARIS (AP) — Florencia Bonsegundo converted a penalty kick in the fourth minute of second-half stoppage time on her second attempt, and Argentina overcame a three-goal deficit in the final 30 minutes for a 3-3 draw against Scotland on Wednesday night...
2019-06-20 02:51

Current Account Deficit Narrows To $4.6 Billion In January-March The Reserve Bank of India said on Friday that the current account deficit was $4.6 billion, against $13.0 billion in the quarter ended March 31, 2018....
2019-06-29 13:17

Falling Trade Deficit is Good for Stocks: True or False? There are many widely held beliefs about the stock market that are simply untrue. Even professional market observers often neglect to investigate these "myths" for themselves -- and their clients. Consider the claim that a falling trade deficit is go...
2019-05-21 14:39

Norway through to last 16 with two penalties against South Korea Two penalties, one early in each half, gave Norway a 2-1 victory over South Korea in the Women’s World Cup at Stade Auguste-Delaune in Reims to secure a place in the last 16 and eliminate their opponents.Norway went ahead in the fifth minute through ...
2019-06-18 04:00

Blues looking to limit penalties in Game 4 ST. LOUIS -- Throughout the Stanley Cup Final, the St. Louis Blues have spoken repeatedly of playing a disciplined game and staying out of the penalty box. Yet when the Boston Bruins appear on the ice, St. Louis struggles to play physically without t...
2019-06-02 23:51

Volkswagen CEO meets top U.S. trade official as Mexico tariffs loom: sources Volkswagen AG Chief Executive Herbert Diess met on Monday with the top U.S. trade official, a week before new tariffs are set to hit imported Mexican vehicles, two people briefed on the matter said....
2019-06-04 05:17

Australian interest rates head for 1% as emergency measures loom for economy RBA governor drops strong hint of fresh cuts to 1.25% cash rate while experts say US-style quantitative easing is on the cardsInterest rates are heading for unprecedented lows below 1% and the Reserve Bank could even be forced into extraordinary meas...
2019-06-22 02:17

Fed Officials Make the Case for Cutting Interest Rates as Risks Loom The presidents of the St. Louis and Minneapolis branches of the Federal Reserve want rates cut now, and even the central bank’s vice chair says uncertainty is growing....
2019-06-21 20:34

GLOBAL MARKETS-Relief rally fades as growth fears loom World stocks eked out meagre gains on Tuesday amid worries the global economy was faltering after data showed manufacturing activity slowed last month, weakening appetite for risk....
2019-07-02 14:34

Puerto Rico: new protests loom against governor's sexist and homophobic texts Ricardo Rosselló resisting calls to resign over leaked messagesTens of thousands to take to streets of San JuanPuerto Rico is bracing for large demonstrations in the capital city of San Juan on Wednesday evening as the scandal engulfing the US territ...
2019-07-18 00:51

Japan Posts Surprising Growth, but Global Uncertainty and Tax Bump Loom Japan is showing that a nasty trade conflict between its two biggest trading partners needn’t mean economic deterioration, after its economy posted another strong quarter backed by healthy domestic spending....
2019-08-09 22:34

Trump arrives in Japan for ceremonial visit as trade tensions loom U.S. President Donald Trump and his wife, Melania, landed in Japan on Saturday on a largely ceremonial visit meant to showcase strong ties with Tokyo even as trade tensions loom....
2019-05-25 10:51

| Senegal star Mane reveals 'absolute dream' as Tunisia loom Senegal star Sadio Mane says helping Liverpool win the Champions League was special, but his "absolute dream" is parading the Africa Cup of Nations trophy through the streets of Dakar....
2019-07-13 12:17

Stocks rise on firm rate-cut expectations though trade worries loom A broad index of stocks around the world edged higher on Thursday as comments from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell bolstered expectations for an interest-rate cut, though concerns about global trade tensions capped gains....
2019-07-11 20:00

As meetings begin and U.S. tariffs loom, Mexico hopes for migration deal Mexico can reach an agreement with the United States to resolve a dispute over migration that prompted U.S. President Donald Trump to threaten punitive tariffs, Mexican officials said on Monday as high-level talks were set to begin in Washington....
2019-06-03 16:00

As Maharashtra Polls Loom, Sena Calls For Rotation Of Chief Ministership Having managed to squeeze a 50-50 seat-sharing deal out of the BJP in the just-concluded Lok Sabha elections, the Shiv Sena now seems set to drive an equally hard bargain for the upcoming battle for......
2019-06-11 23:34

India's jobs deficit: Project in Gujarat struggling to create employment When he was chief minister of the Indian state of Gujarat in 2011, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi kicked off an ambitious project to develop a financial hub in the style of Singapore or Dubai....
2019-05-24 04:17

Late Monsoon Pushed Rain Deficit In June To 45%: Weather Office A delay in the arrival of monsoon has pushed the country's rainfall deficiency in the first nine days of June to 45 per cent, the India Meteorological Department said today....
2019-06-09 22:17

Hamilton Comes Back From 20-Second Deficit To Beat Verstappen In Hungarian Grand Prix With 21 laps to go in the Hungarian Grand Prix, Lewis Hamilton was 21 seconds behind. Max Verstappen had fought him off long enough that Mercedes realized their only way to victory was with an aggressive pit strategy. Hamilton had emerged from the pi...
2019-08-04 23:17

Rays erase 6-run deficit, beat Blue Jays on wild pitch in 10 ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - Kevin Kiermaier scored the winning run on a wild pitch with two outs in the bottom of the 10th inning Tuesday night and the Tampa Bay Rays came back from a six-run deficit to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 7-6....
2019-08-07 06:00

UPDATE 1-Italy's Tria says Rome will spend less, can avoid EU action on deficit Italy can avoid disciplinary action from the European Commission over its spending plans by sticking to its current budget deficit target but Rome will need to cut spending rather than hike taxes, Economy Minister Giovanni Tria said on Tuesday....
2019-06-18 12:51

China Promises To Address India's Concern Over Ballooning Trade Deficit China on Monday promised to address India's growing concerns over the ballooning trade deficit and suggested expanding cooperation in areas like industrial production, tourism and border trade to......
2019-08-13 00:17

WRAPUP 1-U.S. trade deficit at five-month high; labor market slowing The U.S. trade deficit jumped to a five-month high in May as imports of goods increased, likely as businesses restocked ahead of an increase in tariffs on Chinese merchandise, overshadowing a broad rise in exports....
2019-07-03 16:00

Cool approach to penalties sees Norway through There was a sense of inevitability for Norway as they rallied together ahead of the penalty shootout that sent them into the quarter-finals of the women's World Cup following a 1-1 draw with Australia on Saturday....
2019-06-23 02:34

Tariffs Would Hit Many Goods That Previously Avoided Penalties A U.S. threat to impose escalating tariffs on all imports from Mexico would hit sectors that have had little exposure to the Trump administration’s aggressive trade initiatives, including importers of autos, crude oil and fruits and vegetables....
2019-05-31 20:00

Benin knocks out Morocco on penalties at African Cup Benin started the African Cup of Nations knockout stages with a major upset, beating Morocco in a penalty shootout to reach the quarterfinals       ...
2019-07-05 21:51

'Death penalties are the norm in Saudi Arabia' Saudi Arabia is once again planning to execute religious activists, according to the "Middle East Eye" website. Madawi Al-Rasheed, an expert on Saudi society, says mass executions are becoming common in the Gulf kingdom....
2019-05-23 22:17

| England take Nations League 3rd place on penalties England deservedly claimed the consolation prize of third place at the Nations League 6-5 on penalties on Sunday after a 0-0 draw against a limited Switzerland...
2019-06-10 02:00

Youthful Arsenal need penalties to overcome Angers "Unai Emery opted to give youth a chance as an experimental Arsenal side won on penalties after being held to a 1-1 draw by Angers in their penultimate pre-season game."...
2019-08-01 00:51

Norway defeat Australia on penalties to reach last eight "Women\u0027s World Cup last 16, Allianz Riviera, Nice - Norway 1 (Herlovsen 31\u0027) Australia 1 (Kellond-Knight 83\u0027). Norway win 4-1 on penalties."...
2019-06-23 04:17

Tybee Island Police Department says officers’ body camera footage shows proper action was taken during a recent arrest that some claimed was an excessive use of force. (WSAV/NBC News) Georgia’s Tybee Police Department has released more video showing a closer look at what happened when two officers arrested 21-year-old Olivia Simons. Cell phone video of the arrest went viral on social media after the arrest la...
2019-08-08 12:34

UPDATE 2-Codelco reports drop in copper output as labor talks loom Chile's Codelco, the world's top copper miner, reported an 18% year-on-year drop in its first-quarter copper output on Thursday, as unions at its Chuquicamata mine announced they would hold talks with the company in hopes of averting a strike....
2019-05-31 01:17

Free-spending consumers lift company profits, but Trump tariffs now loom U.S. President Donald Trump's plan to slap new tariffs on Chinese imports comes on the heels of unexpectedly strong second-quarter results for automakers, consumer products companies and restaurant chains, boosted by spending on high-end products...
2019-08-02 03:34

UPDATE 2-As meetings begin and U.S. tariffs loom, Mexico hopes for migration deal Mexico can reach an agreement with the United States to resolve a dispute over migration that prompted U.S. President Donald Trump to threaten punitive tariffs, Mexican officials said on Monday as high-level talks were set to begin in Washington....
2019-06-03 17:00

Xbox Games Pass won't 'get complacent’ Microsoft vows, as next-gen Scarlett plans loom Microsoft has started the next generation preparation already, and it knows it can't rest on its laurels at Stadia and PS5 offer a brand new challenge....
2019-06-16 08:51

Hope Solo's comments loom large before US kicks off Women's World Cup matches While the U.S. women’s national team is just hours away from playing Thailand in its first Women’s World Cup game, the most talked about player might not even be on the team....
2019-06-10 16:00

A top White House economic adviser says the ballooning budget deficit 'doesn’t bother' him AP/Evan Vucci White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow suggested on Thursday that the rapidly growing gap between federal income and spending wasn't a pressing concern. "I don't think we're at a crisis point now," Kudlow said of publicly-held debt ...
2019-06-13 23:51

MTA’s reorganization plan will make small dent in agency’s massive deficit: report The MTA wants to slim down — ever so slightly. A set of proposals to cut bureaucratic fat off the transit authority’s $18 billion operation would reduce the size of the massive 75,000-person agency by just 3 to 4 percent, or 1,900 to 2,70...
2019-07-18 07:51

Trump Administration Freezing Fuel Efficiency Penalties In The US The Trump administration said late on Friday it was issuing final rules to suspend a 2016 Obama administration regulation that more than doubled penalties for automakers failing to meet fuel......
2019-07-14 11:17

Penalties not lowering hospital-acquired infection rates (Reuters Health) - A penalty program established to reduce infections and other complications in U.S. hospitals hasn't made these events less likely or reduced fatalities or repeat hospitalizations, a large study suggests....
2019-07-10 20:51

Has any World Cup had more goals from penalties than France 2019? | The Knowledge Plus: Ronaldo’s same-city derby feat, armband-swapping club and country captains (part two) and ball-popping captains. Mail us or tweet @TheKnowledge_GU“Is the Women’s World Cup the most penalty-ish tournament ever?” asks Thomas Levine. “Either in te...
2019-07-03 11:34

United defeat Milan on penalties in International Champions Cup "Principality Stadium, International Champions Cup - Manchester United (Rashford 14\u0027 Lingard 72\u0027) AC Milan 2 (Suso 26\u0027 Lindelof o.g. 60\u0027) Manchester United win 5-4 on penalties"...
2019-08-04 00:17

Penalties expected for Renault, McLaren for new F1 Spec C engine The four drivers from the Renault and McLaren Formula 1 teams are set to take grid penalties at Spa and Monza when a new Spec C power unit is introduced...
2019-08-02 03:51

Man City beat Liverpool on penalties to win Community Shield Manchester City struck an early blow for the forthcoming Premier League campaign as they beat 5-4 Liverpool on penalties to win the Community Shield at Wembley on Sunday after an absorbing contest had finished 1-1....
2019-08-05 07:51

E-ZPass scofflaw whines about $62,000 owed in penalties and fees Dear John: I was recently contacted by the Triborough Bridge and Tunnel Authority’s E-ZPass division because of tolls that I owe. I’m not disputing the $4,000 in tolls I owe. I’m complaining about the $62,000 it says I owe in penalties and fees. That...
2019-08-04 20:51

London drivers issued with 1.4m traffic penalties in one year News 3 Jul, 2019 Authorities in London issued 1,439,942 moving traffic penalties in 2017-18 – a 30 per cent increase on the previous financial year...
2019-07-03 22:17

| Madagascar edge DR Congo on penalties to keep dream run alive Africa Cup of Nations debutants Madagascar kept their remarkable run going with a penalty shootout victory over the DR Congo to secure a place in the quarter-finals....
2019-07-08 02:00

Trump Administration to Expand Penalties for Currency Manipulators The administration proposed expanding a trade penalty that is typically used to put tariffs on countries for unfair subsidies to address manipulated currency....
2019-05-24 05:34

Brawn: F1 should explain penalties better after Vettel Canada episode Formula 1 should work to find ways to better explain penalty decisions in the wake of the Sebastian Vettel's controversial demotion in the Canadian Grand Prix, says Ross Brawn...
2019-06-11 20:00

Premier League will not use VAR to ensure keepers toe line on penalties "Video Assistant Referees (VAR) in the Premier League will not determine whether goalkeepers have moved off their line during penalties, leaving the decision to on-field officials, The Times reported."...
2019-06-20 19:01

Trump administration freezing fuel efficiency penalties The Trump administration said late on Friday it was issuing final rules to suspend a 2016 Obama administration regulation that more than doubled penalties for automakers failing to meet fuel efficiency requirements....
2019-07-13 04:51

White House freezes fuel efficiency penalties The Trump administration said late on Friday it was issuing final rules to suspend a 2016 Obama administration regulation that more than doubled penalties for automakers failing to meet fuel efficiency requirements....
2019-07-13 07:00

England claims 3rd place in Nations League after penalties GUIMARAES, Portugal (AP) — England beat Switzerland 6-5 in a sudden death penalty shootout Sunday to claim the consolation prize of third place in UEFA’s inaugural Nations League competition. With the game still goalless after extra time, Engla...
2019-06-09 18:17

Tennis Toughens Penalties for Weak First-Round Performances Two players have lost all their prize money from Grand Slam tournaments to cover fines for failing to “perform to a professional standard” in first-round matches....
2019-07-11 23:17

Verstappen: Formula 1 stewards forced to give certain penalties Max Verstappen believes stewards do not want to give certain penalties during Formula 1 races but are obliged to do so because of how the rulebook is worded...
2019-06-20 19:17

Norway beats Australia on penalties to reach quarterfinals NICE, France (AP) — Ingrid Engen hit the decisive penalty kick and Norway beat Australia in a shootout Saturday night to advance to the quarterfinals of the Women’s World Cup. Australia captain Sam Kerr, who was frustrated by Norway most of the...
2019-06-23 00:51

Exit Australia on penalties as Kerr misses from the spot Australian star Sam Kerr flunked her spot kick as the Matildas lost a penalty shoot-out to Norway after a pulsating last 16 Women's World Cup clash in Nice Saturday....
2019-06-23 01:34

MPs call for tougher penalties on drivers using mobile phones Committee says ban on hands-free use should be considered amid rise in road deathsTougher restrictions on drivers using mobile phones, including extending the ban to hands-free devices, should be considered, MPs have said.The transport select committ...
2019-08-13 04:17

As fears of war loom, Trump’s Iran policy, arms deals face challenges in Congress Lawmakers are planning several moves to restrain the president’s options when it comes to challenging Iran militarily and arming Tehran’s regional enemies....
2019-06-15 08:51

Trump Criticizes Departing U.K. Leader May President Trump took a swipe at departing U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May over her handling of Brexit, while declaring the U.S. would “no longer deal with” the British ambassador, who was critical of Mr. Trump....
2019-07-09 00:17

Norris to avoid penalties as German GP engine issue identified Lando Norris is set to escape further power unit-related penalties at the Hungarian Grand Prix after McLaren and Formula 1 engine supplier Renault identified the cause of his Hockenheim retirement...
2019-07-31 19:01

U.S. Weighs Letting Companies Seek New Penalties Over Currency Manipulation U.S. companies would be able to seek penalties against foreign competitors they say benefit from artificially weak currencies, under a new rule proposed by the Trump administration....
2019-05-25 08:01

De Blasio calls for stiffer penalties against speeding in school zones Mayor de Blasio proposed Friday that the state Legislature pass a new law to stiffen fines — and even yank the licenses — of reckless lead-foot motorists repeatedly nabbed speeding through school zones. The mayor made the pitch after appl...
2019-05-25 01:34

Alfa Romeo appeal German GP post-race penalties Alfa Romeo have formally appealed stewards' decisions that dropped Kimi Raikkonen and Antonio Giovinazzi out of the points at the German Grand Prix and extended Lewis Hamilton's overall Formula One lead....
2019-08-01 21:00

UPDATE 3-Trump administration freezing fuel efficiency penalties The Trump administration said late on Friday it was issuing final rules to suspend a 2016 Obama administration regulation that more than doubled penalties for automakers failing to meet fuel efficiency requirements....
2019-07-13 07:34

Algeria beats Ivory Coast on penalties to make semis Algeria blew a 1-0 lead and a penalty in regulation time before squeezing past Ivory Coast in a shootout to make the semifinals at the African Cup of Nations       ...
2019-07-11 21:51

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Madagascar stun DR Congo on penalties Madagascar's fairytale tournament continued in dramatic and thrilling fashion against the DR Congo. Later on, Algeria play Guinea for the right to play either Mali or Ivory Coast in the quarterfinals....
2019-07-07 22:34

12 states challenge White House plan to freeze mpg penalties Led by California and New York, 12 states petitioned to reverse the Trump administration's move to suspend a 2016 Obama White House rule that more than doubled penalties for automakers that don't meet fuel efficiency rules. Automakers claim the fines...
2019-08-02 23:51

| Chile beat Colombia on penalties to reach Copa semis Champions Chile maintained their hopes of a third straight Copa America victory after beating Colombia on penalties on Friday to reach the semi-finals....
2019-06-29 07:34

Insys becomes first drugmaker to file for bankruptcy to cover opioid penalties The moves comes one week after the company agreed to pay $225 million to resolve a federal investigation into a bribery scheme designed to induce doctors to overprescribe a fentanyl spray....
2019-06-10 19:51

Jordan Pickford saves the day as England beat Switzerland on penalties On the face of it, this should have been cause for celebration. England have finished third at a major finals for the first time since the 1968 European Championships even if, for context, that was a tournament won by Italy who had claimed their semi...
2019-06-10 06:01

Canada hints at penalties for internet firms that allow child exploitation Internet companies that do not actively combat the online exploitation of children should face financial consequences, Canada's public safety minister hinted on Tuesday after announcing an increase in police funding to fight it....
2019-08-07 00:00

Penalties see lacklustre Norway beat Korea to seal last 16 spot "Two penalties were enough to book Norway\u0027s ticket to the last 16 at the women\u0027s World Cup after an uninspiring 2-1 win against a feisty South Korea team that restored some pride after losing their first two games."...
2019-06-17 23:51

Manchester City Defeat Liverpool On Penalties To Win Community Shield Manchester City have won back-to-back FA Community Shield trophies for the first time in club history after defeating Liverpool 5-4 on penalties. Brazilian youngster Gabriel Jesus was the hero for Manchester City, scoring the winning penalty after Cl...
2019-08-04 23:17

London drivers issued with 1.4 million traffic penalties in 2017-18 News 3 Jul, 2019 Authorities in London issued 1,439,942 moving traffic penalties in 2017-18 – a 30 per cent increase on the previous financial year...
2019-07-03 19:34

Dems halt effort to secure pay increase for lawmakers, as contempt votes, funding drama loom House Democrats on Monday evening abruptly halted an effort to increase congressional pay for the first time since 2009, saying the proposal would be reviewed carefully after several freshman Democrats made overt efforts to block it....
2019-06-11 06:34

Sara Netanyahu pleads guilty in illegal meals case as corruption probes loom over husband Sara Netanyahu, the wife of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, agreed to a plea deal on Wednesday morning in a case concerning illegally ordered meals at the Prime Minister's residence, according to a statement released by Israel's Justice Mi...
2019-06-13 01:51

Amnesty International criticizes Brazil’s far-right leader Amnesty International has published an open letter criticizing the policies of far-right President Jair Bolsonaro, saying they will lead to more homicides and deny some Brazilians their human rights...
2019-05-22 00:00

NRA criticizes presidential candidates after mass shootings The National Rifle Association accused U.S. presidential candidates on Thursday of trying to politicize the deadly mass shootings in Ohio and Texas, warning against enhanced background checks for gun buyers a day after Republican President Donald Tru...
2019-08-08 22:34

Amnesty International criticizes Brazil's far-right leader Amnesty International published an open letter Tuesday criticizing the policies of President Jair Bolsonaro, saying they will lead to more homicides and deny some Brazilians their human rights....
2019-05-22 00:00

Kentucky lt. gov. criticizes top Bevin aide for firing FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s lieutenant governor has criticized Gov. Matt Bevin’s chief of staff, saying he “overstepped his boundaries” in authorizing the firing of her deputy chief of staff. Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton ratch...
2019-06-18 18:00

Cuomo criticizes NY lawmakers for not approving surrogacy law ALBANY — Gov. Anderw Cuomo rapped lawmakers Wednesday for dragging their heels in passing a new law that would lift the ban on surrogacy contracts — which would enable New Yorkers for the first time to pay a woman in the state to carry th...
2019-05-30 00:51

Trump Criticizes London's Mayor as He Arrives in U.K. President Trump opened a four-day swing through Britain and France, arriving in London on Monday where he courted controversy by criticizing the city’s mayor....
2019-06-03 15:17

Leclerc, Perez, Hulkenberg escape Monaco GP weight check penalties Charles Leclerc, Sergio Perez and Nico Hulkenberg have all escaped further action after missing weight checks during qualifying for the Monaco Grand Prix...
2019-05-26 00:34

Liverpool beat Chelsea on penalties to win the Uefa Super Cup 2019 – as it happened Adrian saved Tammy Abraham’s spot-kick to ensure that Liverpool picked up another European trophy in Istanbul 10.59pm BST But it’s Jordan Henderson who lifts the Super Cup for Liverpool. Another trophy for them. They’re making a habit out of it under...
2019-08-15 00:17

US issues final rules halting increase of fuel efficiency penalties The Trump administration isn't deterred by legal attempts to preserve a once-planned increase in fuel efficiency penalties. The NHTSA has issued final rules freezing the fine at $5.50 for every tenth of a mile per gallon a new vehicle consumes ...
2019-07-14 16:34

England’s Fran Kirby fears VAR handball law offers cynical way to win penalties • England profit from ‘unnatural position’ rule in Scotland win• Kirby says players could be tempted to aim at defenders’ armsEngland’s Fran Kirby fears cynical players and managers will be tempted to exploit the new handball rules to win penalties. ...
2019-06-12 06:17

'It sucks to go out on penalties': Matildas rally round Sam Kerr after shootout miss Captain misses spot kick as Australia crash out to NorwayNorway 1-1 Australia (4-1 on pens): player ratingsMatildas skipper Sam Kerr has vowed to come back stronger after her penalty shocker in Australia’s World Cup loss to Norway. With the scores le...
2019-06-23 04:34

Algeria beat Ivory Coast on penalties to reach the AFCON semis "Africa Cup of Nations quarter-final - Suez Stadium – Ivory Coast 1 (J. Kodjia 62\u0027) Algeria 1 (S. Feghouli 20\u0027) Algeria win 4-3 on penalties"...
2019-07-11 22:00

Rihanna Criticizes Trump’s Response to Mass Shootings Rihanna criticized Donald Trump’s reaction to back-to-back mass shootings in less than a day via her social media accounts on Sunday. The singer and entrepreneur posted a screenshot of Trump’s tweet following the El Paso shooting, calling...
2019-08-06 05:34

Brazil leader criticizes agency over deforestation report Brazil’s president is criticizing a state agency that monitors the Amazon, saying its latest report on increased deforestation damages Brazil’s reputation amid what he says is an “environmental psychosis” overseas about environmental protection in Br...
2019-07-22 00:00

EU criticizes human rights in Turkey, ‘backsliding’ on laws BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union says Turkey continues to distance itself from the bloc and its values and says sees no reason to unblock the country’s EU membership talks. In a progress report on Turkey’s membership prospects released ...
2019-05-29 16:34

Pompeo criticizes China after meeting top diplomat in Bangkok U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday criticized China's actions in Asia after meeting his Chinese counterpart for the first time this year amid political tension between the two countries....
2019-08-02 07:00

Yemen's president in letter to UN chief criticizes his envoy Yemen's president has sent a letter to the U.N. chief criticizing his envoy to the war-torn Arab country over allegedly siding with the Iran-aligned Houthi rebels....
2019-05-24 15:34

Azarenka criticizes gender 'inequality' in tournament schedules Former world number one Victoria Azarenka said there is "big inequality" in the scheduling of men's and women's matches at tournaments, describing this year's French Open as unacceptable....
2019-07-06 04:51

Yemen’s president in letter to UN chief criticizes his envoy SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemen’s president has sent a letter to the U.N. chief criticizing his envoy to the war-torn Arab country over allegedly siding with the Iran-aligned Houthi rebels. President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi’s letter to António ...
2019-05-24 14:51

The Latest: Dubai newspaper criticizes Iran's top diplomat The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 11:30 a.m....
2019-05-28 11:00

Report criticizes investigation of Malta journalist slaying BRUSSELS (AP) — Council of Europe lawmakers have adopted a report criticizing the investigation into the assassination of a leading Maltese investigative journalist and calling for a public inquiry in the case. The report adopted Wednesday by a commi...
2019-05-29 16:34

Head of rights commission criticizes Mexico's president The head of Mexico's governmental National Human Rights Commission has launched a broad criticism of President Andrés Manuel Lopez Obradór, saying human rights don't appear to be a priority for his administration....
2019-06-04 01:00

Putin says liberalism is ‘eating itself,’ criticizes migrant influx OSAKA, Japan — Russian President Vladimir Putin fired a new broadside against Western liberalism at the Group of 20 summit in Japan, saying that policies such as welcoming migrants have hurt people’s interests. Speaking after the summit in Osak...
2019-07-01 01:17

China criticizes US ‘abuse of export control’ against Huawei BEIJING — China’s government has criticized Washington for imposing export controls on technology sales to tech giant Huawei, saying it will “resolutely safeguard” Chinese companies. A foreign ministry spokesman, Lu Kang, criticized...
2019-05-21 14:32

Report criticizes probe into slaying of Malta journalist A Council of Europe report has criticized the “glacial” pace of the investigation into the car bomb assassination of a leading Maltese investigative journalist and has called for an independent public inquiry into the case...
2019-05-29 17:00

Maduro criticizes UN human rights report in letter Embattled Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro has written a letter to the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, to reject the content of a report in which Bachelet highlighted "patterns of violations of all human right...
2019-07-13 02:34

China criticizes ‘negative content’ in US defense bill BEIJING (AP) — Beijing is criticizing what it calls “negative content” about China in legislation before the U.S. Congress, saying it would further damage relations already roiled by disputes over trade and technology. Foreign ministry sp...
2019-06-28 11:17

N. Korea says Kim supervised weapons tests, criticizes Seoul North Korea says leader Kim Jong Un has supervised test-firings of an unspecified new weapons system, seen as an attempt to build leverage ahead of negotiations with the United States...
2019-08-11 08:00

Of Course Harvey Weinstein's New Lawyer Is a Woman Who Criticizes MeToo Harvey Weinstein’s much-delayed sexual assault trial is expected to begin jury selection in September, and in anticipation, he’s rearranged his legal team for the third time.  Perhaps inevitably, his lawyers now include defense attorney Donna Rotunno...
2019-07-12 22:51

Motor Vehicles Bill Clears Rajya Sabha; Stricter Penalties For Violations The Rajya Sabha on Wednesday passed a bill to tighten road traffic regulations such as issuance of driving licence and imposed stricter penalties for violations in an attempt to improve road safety....
2019-07-31 21:51

Premier League rule changes explained: VAR, handball, free-kicks, substitutions and penalties The Premier League is back and while there are the customary new signings, coaches and shirts for fans to get used to, there are a number of rule changes as well. Standard Sport looks at what is being brought in for the 2019-20 season....
2019-08-09 19:00

Alesha MacPhail's killer Aaron Campbell claims 27 year sentence is 'excessive and miscarriage of justice' The teenager who abducted, raped and murdered six-year-old Alesha MacPhail on the Isle of Bute has claimed the 27-year sentence handed to him is "excessive and a miscarriage of justice."...
2019-08-07 20:34

Trump: Latest Mexico tariffs will bring jobs back to US, fight drug smuggling, remedy trade deficit Trump has identified several unrelated issues that he claims will benefit from the latest round of tariffs he has threatened to impose on Mexican imports. But they could also muddy the White House's argument for why urgent action is needed....
2019-05-31 18:17

The Latest: Iran-backed militia criticizes Iraq PM’s order One of the largest Iran-backed militias in Iraq is criticizing an order by the prime minister to incorporate the militias into the military and place them under the army’s command...
2019-07-04 12:34

Biden criticizes Amazon for not paying federal taxes in 2018 Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden on Thursday took umbrage with e-commerce giant Amazon.com Inc's $0 federal tax bill in 2018 and said no company making billions in profits should pay a lower tax rate than firefighters and teachers....
2019-06-14 01:51

Trump criticizes NASA moon mission after promoting it earlier U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday criticized NASA for aiming to put astronauts back on the moon by 2024 and urged the space agency to focus instead on "much bigger" initiatives like going to Mars, undercutting his previous support for the lunar i...
2019-06-08 05:51

Trump Criticizes NASA Plan Of Going To Moon. He Directed It 18 Months Ago President Donald Trump on Friday criticized NASA for promoting its plan to return to the moon before human exploration of Mars, a strategy that Trump endorsed in a directive early in his tenure and......
2019-06-08 07:51

Nancy Pelosi Criticizes Facebook for Handling of Altered Videos Ms. Pelosi said the company’s decision to leave up manipulated videos of her demonstrated how the social network contributed to Russian manipulation of the 2016 election....
2019-05-29 22:51

The Latest: Women’s tour criticizes French Open scheduling PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local): ___ 11:20 a.m. The women’s semifinals are starting at Roland Garros on an unusual day and at unusual courts — and the placement of the matches away from the main stadium has been cri...
2019-06-07 12:17

UK work and pensions minister Rudd criticizes "do or die" Brexit approach Britain's work and pensions minister Amber Rudd said on Sunday it was a mistake to say the country will leave the European Union on Oct. 31 no matter what, a thinly veiled criticism of Boris Johnson, frontrunner in the race to replace Theresa May....
2019-06-16 12:34

China criticizes Britain for 'shameless' comments on Hong Kong China on Wednesday denounced British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt as "shameless", saying it had made a diplomatic complaint to London after he warned of consequences if China neglected commitments made when it took back Hong Kong in 1997....
2019-07-03 16:34

Putin stands by China, criticizes U.S., in trade, Huawei disputes Aggressive U.S. tactics such as a campaign against Chinese telecoms firm Huawei will lead to trade wars - and possibly real wars - Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday, in a show of solidarity with China alongside its leader Xi Jinping....
2019-06-08 07:34

The Latest: Union official criticizes social media probe PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on Philadelphia police officers’ social media posts (all times local): 10:40 p.m. A Philadelphia police union official says Police Commissioner Richard Ross’ comments about expecting officers to be fired ove...
2019-06-20 05:17

Carolina Panthers' Eric Reid criticizes the NFL's partnership with Jay-Z, Roc Nation Carolina Panthers defensive back Eric Reid criticized the NFL over its partnership with rapper and business mogul Jay Z and his agency Roc Nation to "strengthen community through music and the NFL's Inspire Change initiative.”...
2019-08-14 21:51

U.S. secretary of state criticizes China's dams on Mekong River U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday criticized China's dam-building on the Mekong River, saying its construction had left the crucial waterway at its lowest level in a decade in Southeast Asian countries downstream....
2019-08-01 13:34

EU top jobs: German MEP criticizes eastern Europe’s 'destructive approach' Speaking on DW's Conflict Zone, conservative lawmaker Andreas Schwab criticized the role played by eastern European countries in the selection of candidates for the EU's key positions....
2019-07-24 18:51

Liverpool 1-1 Manchester City: Bravo save seals Community Shield on penalties – as it happened Raheem Sterling put Man City ahead, but Joël Matip’s equaliser earned Liverpool a penalty shoot-out, in which Claudio Bravo’s save from Georginio Wijnaldum proved decisive 8.36pm BST Pep Guardiola bigs up Manchester United ... Related: Pep Guardiola:...
2019-08-04 21:51

Gareth Bale makes goalscoring return as Real Madrid edge Arsenal on penalties Spanish side recover to level and win in penalty shootoutReal Madrid 2-2 Arsenal (aet; 3-2 on pens) – as it happenedReal Madrid beat Arsenal in a penalty shootout after Gareth Bale had made a goalscoring return to the Spanish side in a thrilling 2-2 ...
2019-07-24 06:34

Turkey has until next month to cancel a multibillion-dollar Russian arms deal or face US penalties Turkey must cancel a multibillion-dollar deal with Russia and buy the U.S.-made Patriot missile system or face removal from Lockheed Martin's F-35 program, forfeiture of 100 promised F-35 jets and imposition of U.S. sanctions....
2019-05-21 22:17

Republican senator criticizes potential dual U.S. antitrust tech probes The Republican chairman of the Senate's antitrust panel criticized plans by the Justice Department and Federal Trade Commission to potentially investigate four of the biggest U.S. tech firms....
2019-06-13 01:00

'They're well-cared for': Pence criticizes Democrats on visit to crowded migrant facility The vice-president and eight Republican lawmakers toured two detention facilities in Texas FridayA visit by the US vice-president, Mike Pence, to migrant detention stations along the country’s southern border highlighted the sharp disconnect between ...
2019-07-13 05:34

Kenny Stills Criticizes Dolphins Owner Over Trump Fund-Raiser The player said Stephen Ross’s fund-raiser ran counter to the mission of a nonprofit Ross founded, which aims to use sports to improve race relations....
2019-08-07 22:34

Warren criticizes Trump's 'dart throwing' Mexico tariff decision Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren on Wednesday criticized U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to impose tariffs on Mexico as "random dart throwing" that lacks a coherent strategy....
2019-06-05 20:51

In Iowa Donald Trump talks energy, Joe Biden criticizes tariffs President Donald Trump and 2020 Democratic challenger Joe Biden stumped on opposite ends of Iowa on Tuesday, both making tariffs a focus of their remarks....
2019-06-12 01:17

The Latest: Women's tour criticizes French Open scheduling The Latest at the French Open: The women's semifinals are starting at Roland Garros on an unusual day and at unusual courts _ and the placement of the matches away from the main stadium has been criticized by the head of the women's tennis ...
2019-06-07 12:34

A day after distancing himself from hostile chant, Trump criticizes media for its coverage of his rally In morning tweets, the president said reporters should be more focused on the “vile and disgusting” statements by minority congresswomen he had repeatedly attacked....
2019-07-19 16:34

Pentagon puts $10 billion contract on hold after Trump criticizes Amazon The Pentagon has temporarily halted its $10 billion cloud-computing competition after President Trump suggested that the bid might be rigged in favor of Amazon. The process will now be reviewed by new Defense Secretary Mark Esper, and a spokesperson....
2019-08-02 20:34

Doug Collins criticizes Democrats for flip-flopping on Russia threat House Judiciary Committee ranking member Doug Collins mocked Congressional Democrats on "Fox & Friends" Tuesday, for continuing to breathe life into the Rober Mueller Russia investigation. ...
2019-06-12 09:17

German Chancellor Angela Merkel criticizes Trump for 'go back' remark German Chancellor Angela Merkel is standing alongside a group female congressional Democrats that President Trump criticized over the weekend, saying that the remarks he made were unbecoming of “the strength of America.” ...
2019-07-19 21:51

Trump urges greater Japanese investment in U.S., criticizes trade advantage U.S. President Donald Trump urged Japanese business leaders on Saturday to increase their investment in the United States while he chided Japan for having a "substantial edge" on trade that negotiators were trying to even out in a bilateral deal....
2019-05-25 14:51

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

Italy’s Salvini calls for ‘tough response’ to UN after it criticizes migrant policy Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini is calling for a “tough response” to the United Nations, and hinting that Italy may reassess its contributions after the body after it criticized Italy’s policies toward migrants from Africa....
2019-05-29 22:00

Ilhan Omar criticizes Trump for using legal term on immigration: 'No one is an 'alien'' President Trump was incorrect to call illegal immigrants "aliens," Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., said on Tuesday as she called the administration out for dehumanizing immigrants....
2019-06-19 00:51

Theresa May offers Brexit advice to successor, criticizes populism in farewell speech With only a few days left in power, the 62-year-old May railed against the coarsening of politics in what her audience took to be words aimed at Britain's probable next leader Boris Johnson or U.S. President Donald Trump....
2019-07-18 00:17

Corey Johnson criticizes 14th Street car ban, citing concerns about spillover traffic Corey Johnson is throwing the city’s 14th Street car ban under the bus. The City Council speaker on Monday took the side of his constituents who are fighting the city’s plan to speed up buses on the street by nixing cars, telling WNYC he ...
2019-08-12 21:51

A Former Vanity Fair Writer Criticizes the Handling of Her 2003 Profile of Jeffrey Epstein The arrest of the financier reopened old wounds in the world of magazine journalism, with the writer Vicky Ward accusing the editor Graydon Carter of having toned down an article....
2019-07-10 01:34

Silicon Valley-area congressman criticizes tech firms for media job losses The Save Journalism Project came to San Francisco -- "the epicenter of Big Tech" -- to protest continued newsroom job losses and the need for government action....
2019-08-01 22:51

Donald Trump criticizes Megan Rapinoe after US soccer captain's White House jibe President Donald Trump has warned Megan Rapinoe not to "disrespect" the United States flag. The US captain has said ahead of the US's quarterfinal against France that she stands by almost every word of the statement....
2019-06-28 07:00

Iran's supreme leader criticizes country's president and foreign minister over nuclear deal Iran's supreme leader criticized the country's president and foreign minister by name for the first time over his concerns about the 2015 nuclear deal, saying Wednesday they didn't act as he wished in carrying out the agreement with world powers....
2019-05-23 04:00

New York Rangers' Artemi Panarin criticizes Vladimir Putin in interview on YouTube New York Rangers star Artemi Panarin advocates for term limits that would make it "impossible to return to power" as Vladimir Putin did.       ...
2019-07-19 03:00

Trump renews attack on Ilhan Omar and criticizes 'crazed' media – live updates President says media overplayed the crowd’s chanting ‘send her back’ at his rally despite his daughter urging him to repudiate the racist chant Sign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 2.49pm BST Another foreign leader has weighed in on ...
2019-07-19 16:17

Scheer criticizes Trudeau for adding anti-Conservative union to media bailout panel Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer says the Liberals' decision to name Unifor to a panel that will decide which media outlets receive government funding is the latest example of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau "stacking the deck" in his favour to get re...
2019-05-27 02:17

Former USMNT player Jermaine Jones questions equal pay in soccer, criticizes Alex Morgan Former U.S. men's player Jermaine Jones does not believe women are justified in their fight for equal pay, saying it could "backfire real quick."       ...
2019-08-01 15:00

Miami Dolphins WR Kenny Stills criticizes team owner Stephen Ross over Trump fundraiser Miami Dolphins wide receiver Kenny Stills criticized team owner Stephen Ross over the holding of a fundraiser to support President Donald Trump.       ...
2019-08-07 20:00

Dayton Mayor Criticizes Trump’s ‘Unhelpful’ Gun Control Comments as the President Prepares to Visit the City The mayor of Dayton, Ohio, was underwhelmed by President Donald Trump’s response the day after a shooting claimed the lives of nine people on a Dayton street on Sunday. Following a weekend in which 31 people were killed in mass shootings in Day...
2019-08-07 01:34

Agent Scott Boras criticizes MLB as amateur prospect Carter Stewart skips draft for Japan Agent Scott Boras says MLB was a detriment to Carter Stewart's situation and that playing in Japan is a necessity, where he hopes to re-establishing his value.        ...
2019-05-23 17:51

Amal Clooney Criticizes World Leaders for ‘Collective Shrug’ Over Killing of Journalist Jamal Khashoggi (LONDON) — Human rights lawyer Amal Clooney accused world leaders Wednesday of failing to protect journalists and responding with “a collective shrug” over the slaying of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi. Clooney, the British government...
2019-07-11 05:34

UN expert criticizes States for ‘ganging up’ on Wikileaks’ Assange; warns against extradition, fearing ‘serious’ rights violations After visiting Julian Assange in a London prison, an independent UN human rights expert expressed urgent concern on Friday, for the Wikileaks co-founder’s well-being, accusing “a group of democratic States” of “ganging up” on the prisoner to “isolate...
2019-05-31 17:51

Kenny Stills criticizes Dolphins owner for Trump fundraiser, owner responds Miami Dolphins wide receiver Kenny Stills criticized owner Stephen Ross for hosting a Donald Trump fundraiser Wednesday on TWITTER. The Dolphins' billionaire owner responded with a statement hours later....
2019-08-08 02:34

Roger Federer criticizes age rule that limits Cori 'Coco' Gauff Roger Federer is not a fan of the age rule that limits female tennis players from playing in a cornucopia of major events.       ...
2019-07-09 21:34

Pirates broadcaster criticizes Braves outfielder Ronald Acuna Jr. for 'all the jewelry' after hit by pitch Longtime Pirates broadcaster Steve Blass tacitly criticized Braves outfielder Ronald Acuna Jr. for wearing jewelry Tuesday after a hit by pitch.        ...
2019-06-05 22:51

Trevor Noah criticizes Neil deGrasse Tyson's panned tweet: 'First of all, timing' "I get what (Neil deGrasse Tyson) was trying to do. He was trying to be science-y in that moment," Trevor Noah said, "But first of all, timing."        ...
2019-08-07 21:00

Twinning! Kylie Jenner and Stormi Webster Are Matching BFFs on Italian Vacation Kylie Jenner and Stormi Webster are having the best summer ever! The mother-daughter duo is currently soaking up the sun in Italy as they continue their European getaway. Kylie and her......
2019-08-14 05:17

A Homeless, Mustachioed Dean Unglert Is Ready to Atone for His Sins on Bachelor in Paradise Dean Unglert is in the building--sorry, in the villa, on the Tuesday, Aug. 13 episode of Bachelor in Paradise. E! News has an exclusive sneak peek at Dean's hair-raising arrival on the ABC......
2019-08-14 05:17

FANTASY FOOTBALL RANKINGS: Here's the expert consensus on the top 50 players Al Bello/Getty Fantasy football season is almost here. To help you prepare, we've put together a consensus ranking based on the predictions of fantasy experts from several different outlets. There's no wrong way to draft your team, but a bit of guid...
2019-08-14 05:17

10 inventions to fight your biggest fashion problems These 10 gadgets can fix all your fashion problems. From thigh garters to heel protectors, there's a product that can help with some of your biggest clothing struggles. Visit INSIDER's homepage for more stories. The 10 products include: Bandelettes...
2019-08-14 05:17

German climate protesters block train carrying Volkswagen cars Dozens of climate protesters tied themselves to a train track in front of a vehicle freight train to protest the German government's policy on sustainable mobility. Local rail traffic was unaffected....
2019-08-14 05:51

Trump Brain Status: Truck Stop Hot Dog According to the White House, it was supposed to be a speech on American energy and manufacturing policy. But for more than an hour on Tuesday, President Donald Trump complained to a Pennsylvania Shell plant crowd about dwindling TV audiences and the...
2019-08-14 05:51

FDNY reviews reports of Epstein death leaked on 4Chan The Fire Department of New York told Fox News on Tuesday that it looked into online leaks of information related to the death of disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein -- but concluded that the leaks "did not come from the Department."...
2019-08-14 05:51

Kitten rescued from George Washington Bridge by good Samaritan A tiny kitten found dodging traffic on the George Washington Bridge was rescued by a good Samaritan on Monday, authorities said. Port Authority Police officers were dispatched in the afternoon when the cat was captured near the crossing’s lower level...
2019-08-14 06:17

NYCHA’s overtime spending climbs again, hitting $95 million The city’s budget has sprung a big leak. Overtime spending at the city’s embattled Housing Authority ballooned to $95.5 million last year, as employees labored to correct the scandalous living conditions that led to a partial federal takeover of the ...
2019-08-14 06:17

Don Lemon sued by Hamptons bartender for alleged assault He’s soured on Lemon. A former Hamptons bartender says in a new lawsuit that Don Lemon assaulted him after the CNN host disgustingly fondled himself at a local watering hole. Dustin Hice says in his Suffolk County Supreme Court suit that he was sling...
2019-08-14 06:17

Why So Many Ships Are Red On The Bottom Ships being red below their waterline goes way back to when even the largest vessels were made of wood. You wouldn’t want sea worms eating your hull, would you?...
2019-08-14 07:17

Joe Torre’s biggest pet peeve with Yankees, MLB ejections There never has been more information available when it comes to arguments with umpires, players and managers — and Joe Torre isn’t thrilled with that fact in his role as MLB disciplinarian. “That’s a little concerning,’’ said Torre, the former Yanke...
2019-08-14 07:17

4chan post about Epstein's death before news was public didn't come from FDNY, officials say The FDNY said a 4chan post which claimed Jeffrey Epstein died well before it was first reported in the media did not come from the department.        ...
2019-08-14 08:51

Jury awards 3 women $13.25M after sexual misconduct at a California psychiatric facility A jury awarded $13.25 million to three former psychiatric patients in a sexual misconduct case involving Vista del Mar Hospital.        ...
2019-08-14 08:51

Australia Prepared To Play Archer, Says Paine Ahead Of 2nd Ashes Test Jofra Archer impressed in the limited-overs and helped England clinch their first-ever World Cup. The Barbados-born fast bowler has now set his sights on the red-ball cricket....
2019-08-14 08:51

'AGT': Kodi Lee moves judges to tears in 'Bridge Over Troubled Water' with Paul Simon's OK Kodi Lee, a blind singer with autism, performed a moving rendition of Simon and Garfunkel's "Bridge Over Troubled Water."        ...
2019-08-14 09:17

How to assign a drive letter to Microsoft OneDrive in Windows 10 Bypass synchronization and save data directly to your OneDrive by assigning a specific drive letter to it using network mapping in File Explorer for Windows 10....
2019-08-14 10:17

Modern OS/2 distribution ArcaOS adds support for booting via UEFI ArcaOS, an updated version of IBM OS/2, is adding experimental support for booting via UEFI as Intel is phasing out the legacy BIOS interface in 2020....
2019-08-14 10:17

Opera legend Placido Domingo accused of sexual harassment; opera companies cancel events Placido Domingo, of the world's most recognizable and accomplished opera singers, has been accused of sexual harassment.        ...
2019-08-14 10:51

"Few Pellet Injuries" During Localised Incidents, Says Top Cop In Kashmir The police in Jammu and Kashmir confirmed today that some people sustained pellet injuries during what they called stray protests in Srinagar over the week-end, when the restrictions on movement were......
2019-08-14 11:17

Hinkley Point C: rising costs and long delays at vast new power station The UK’s first nuclear plant to be built since 1995 is expected to cost more than £20bnRevealed: mental health crisis at Hinkley Point C construction siteThe Hinkley Point nuclear site, on the Somerset coast, should have begun powering around 6m home...
2019-08-14 11:17

Opinion: Andrew Luck is still in pain and Indianapolis Colts have no idea why Andrew Luck Injury 2019 was diagnosed as a calf strain, then an injury to the rare Os Trigonum, and now Indianapolis Colts think it's something else.       ...
2019-08-14 11:17

Opinion: Phillies go old-school by bringing back 75-year-old Charlie Manuel to save season The Phillies, who have slipped in the standings, have turned to former manager and 75-year-old Charlie Manuel in hopes of reviving the offense.       ...
2019-08-14 11:17

Nationals ace Max Scherzer felt 'really good' after simulated game Max Scherzer pitched a simulated game at Nationals Park on Tuesday feeling “really good.” So when will he be activated?       ...
2019-08-14 11:17

The glaciers of Iceland seemed eternal. Now a country mourns their loss | Andri Snær Magnason My grandparents mapped these giants of the landscape. A plaque will mark the spot where the first was lost to the climate crisisHow do you write a eulogy for a glacier? Think about it. How would you go about that, having grown up with glaciers as a g...
2019-08-14 11:51

What Slack and Fortnite can teach your business about freemium pricing The phenomenal success of Fortnite and IPO of Slack has me thinking of all the freemium unicorns that have gotten their wings over the last years. Box, DropBox, and Evernote all come to mind, but there are many more. Their success can inspire others ...
2019-08-14 11:51

Rupee Rebounds From 6-Month Low, Rises 55 Paise: 10 Things To Know The rupee rebounded from the six-month low and rose as much as 55 paise or 0.77 per cent against the dollar on Wednesday. Analysts say strong domestic equity markets and easing crude oil prices......
2019-08-14 12:17

Wholesale Inflation Eases To 1.08% In July The wholesale inflation data comes a day after separate official data showed consumer inflation (gauged by the Consumer Price Index) eased to 3.15 per cent last month, from 3.18 per cent in June....
2019-08-14 12:17

Walter Chandoha's purrfect cats – in pictures In 1949, Walter Chandoha adopted a stray kitten in New York. When he began taking pictures of his new pet, Loco, he was so inspired by the results that he started photographing kittens from a local shelter, thereby kickstarting an extraordinary caree...
2019-08-14 12:17

FAA Bans Some Recalled MacBook Pro Models From Flying, Citing Fire Risk The Federal Aviation Administration has “banned select MacBook Pro” units from flying in the air after Apple issued a warning that some contained batteries that pose a fire risk, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday.Read more......
2019-08-14 12:17

Avast upgrades forecast as users protect online privacy Cybersecurity company Avast said demand for products that protected users' privacy, such as VPN and AntiTrack, would drive revenue growth for the year to the upper end of its high, single-digit percentage range after a 9% rise in the first half....
2019-08-14 12:51

Amazon Launches an Automated Messaging Assistant in Hindi Amazon is using customer service-tuned artificial intelligence platform along with machine learning and natural language processing capabilities to power the Automated Messaging Assistant with Hindi......
2019-08-14 13:51

How to protect your router and home security cameras from hackers When it comes to digital security, lack of knowledge and complacency can result in serious consequences, including identity theft, financial fraud and a massive loss of privacy. You try to be vigilant with your computers because they contain so much ...
2019-08-14 15:17

Red Cross offers Amazon gift cards to donors amid emergency blood shortage TUCSON – To help combat an emergency blood shortage, American Red Cross clinics across southern Arizona will be giving out $5 Amazon Gift Cards to anyone who donates blood or platelets. According to officials, the Red Cross currently has less t...
2019-08-14 15:17

More deaths may be linked to power shut offs in Phoenix area By: Brahm Resnik KPNX- The shocking heat-related death of a woman from Sun City West, outside of Phoenix last year, forced Arizona Public Service to ban power shut-offs until next October. Now there is more about other deaths that may have occurred i...
2019-08-14 15:17

Woman accused of going through I-10 closure to get to party PHOENIX (AP) — Authorities say a 19-year-old allegedly driving impaired sped through a freeway closure in Ahwatukee last weekend so she could get to a birthday party. Phoenix police say Luz Areli Lamas was driving at least 100 mph (161 kph) when she ...
2019-08-14 15:17

Guards watching Epstein in jail may have fallen asleep and falsified documents US media reported the two guards who were assigned to watch Jeffrey Epstein when he died have been removed. They may have been asleep and falsified reports....
2019-08-14 15:17

|USrapperA$APRockygetssuspendedsentenceforassault A Stockholm court on Wednesday convicted US rapper A$AP Rocky of assault and handed him a suspended sentence over a street brawl in June, a case that outraged fans and stoked diplomatic tensions....
2019-08-14 15:17

Trump: Shell’s new Pennsylvania plant will restore ‘glory’ of US manufacturing President Trump on Tuesday visited a massive new plant in western Pennsylvania that converts the region’s huge natural gas deposits into plastics — saying, “This would have never happened without me.” Trump spoke at Shell’s nearly completed Petrochem...
2019-08-14 15:17

14-year-old girl killed by falling rocks in Glacier National Park A 14-year-old girl vacationing with her family at Glacier National Park in Montana was killed Monday when rocks came tumbling down on their moving vehicle. The family, from Utah, were riding on Going-to-the-Sun Road when a number of rocks rained down...
2019-08-14 15:17

Jerry Jones compares Cowboys’ contract woes to ‘spurting blood’ Jerry Jones had a bizarre way of telling people he’s not worried about the Dallas Cowboys’ contract disputes. The longtime Cowboys owner used an unsettling analogy about a nearly severed hand to convey that he’s been here before, an...
2019-08-14 15:51

The vicious punch that sent boxer straight into retirement Bare-knuckle boxing proved its brutality with a horrific knockout on Saturday night. Johnavan Vistante was on the receiving end of a savage right-hook that left him sprawled out on the canvas. Following a dominant first round, Kaleb Harris landed the...
2019-08-14 15:51

Yankees’ Aaron Judge, Gary Sanchez show signs of snapping slumps The Yankees’ offense continues to produce, even with two of the team’s most dangerous hitters in lengthy slumps. Gary Sanchez entered Tuesday’s game against the Orioles with just one hit and five strikeouts in 11 at-bats since he returned from the in...
2019-08-14 15:51

Johnson accuses MPs and EU of collaborating to block Brexit Boris Johnson has accused MPs and the EU of collaborating to block Brexit, as he failed to rule out calling a general election after 31 October in order to push through the UK's exit from the EU....
2019-08-14 15:51

Farms turn to tech amid water stress warnings in Southwest GREELEY, Colo. — A drone soared over a blazing hot cornfield in northeastern Colorado on a recent morning, snapping images with an infrared camera to help researchers decide how much water they would give the crops the next day. After a brief, snakin...
2019-08-14 15:51

Ford extends transmission warranty on 2014-16 cars Powertrain chief says Focus and Fiesta models with the dual-clutch gearbox "remain safe to drive," but "we regret the inconvenience our customers have experienced."...
2019-08-14 16:17

|Tradeconditionsstrainedbutstable-index Trade conditions in SA remained strained but stable in July, according to the latest Trade Activity Index released by the SA Chamber of Commerce and Industry....
2019-08-14 16:17

|TougheconomydriesupIndustrialDevelopmentCorporationfunding Though the IDC - a national development finance institution - expects to "create and save" over 19 000 jobs, this is some 10 000 fewer than projected in 2018....
2019-08-14 16:17

| China slams Hong Kong airport protesters as 'terrorist-like' China reacted furiously to "terrorist-like" attacks on its citizens by pro-democracy protesters during a second day of mass disruptions at Hong Kong's airport that turned violent....
2019-08-14 16:17

| WATCH | Mexico City suspends six police officers in rape investigation Mexico City's mayor has said that six police officers were suspended as part of an investigation into the rape of two teenage girls, after demonstrations by hundreds of women demanding justice....
2019-08-14 16:17

Speaker Bercow will 'fight with every bone in my body' to stop Boris Johnson from forcing through a no-deal Brexit Getty John Bercow says he will "fight with every bone in my body" to stop Boris Johnson ignoring Parliament on Brexit. The prime minister has refused to rule out suspending Parliament in order to take the UK out of the EU without a Brexit deal on Oc...
2019-08-14 16:17

The Cubs Were Screwed By The Worst Strike Three Call Of The Season, Maybe Of All Time Maybe it’s time to let our robot umpire overlords reign supreme. At the very least, Cubs fans would be well within their rights in calling for the technology that will, in theory if not yet in practice, remove human error from strikes and balls, afte...
2019-08-14 16:51

Make Frozen Teethers With Baby Food Pouches We are at a stage with our infant son where every unexplained expression of discontentment is met with the question: “Do you think he’s teething?” Right now, it’s likely that he is. He’s drooly and a little fussy, and whenever I let him feel the “co...
2019-08-14 16:51

LA Opera investigates Placido Domingo over sexual misconduct report The Los Angeles Opera said it has opened an investigation into opera legend Placido Domingo, following a news report that detailed accusations of sexual abuse from nine women....
2019-08-14 17:17

A$AP Rocky found guilty of Sweden assault, won’t face prison A Swedish court on Wednesday found American rapper A$AP Rocky guilty of assault for his role in a June 30 street brawl in Stockholm that drew the close attention of U.S. President Donald Trump....
2019-08-14 17:17

Daily on Energy: Trump’s visit to petrochemical plant shows a Democratic ‘blind spot’ on fossil fuels Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
2019-08-14 17:17

Spencer has Naked ambition for fine wine merchant The City billionaire Michael Spencer is engineering a bid for the fine wine merchant being sold as part of its owner's transformation into an online-only business....
2019-08-14 17:51

| Mzansi Super League announce impressive lineup of marquee stars The Mzansi Super League has announced a glittering line-up of marquee star players, both South African and international, for the second edition of the tournament....
2019-08-14 17:51

Social Media Hurts Girls More Than Boys The public and experts alike have blamed social media for a long list of mental health issues, including rising rates of depression, anxiety and suicidal behavior among America’s youth. But research on the subject is conflicting. One study publ...
2019-08-14 17:51

Markets slide as Germany faces recession, and US and UK yield curves invert – business live Investors are alarmed to see longer-dated UK and US bonds trading at lower interest rates than shorter alternatives, a possible sign of recessionLatest: Dow Jones falls 400+ points in early tradingNEWSFLASH: US yield curve inverts in ‘flashing light’...
2019-08-14 17:51

The US labor market is broken ... but an Opportunity Marketplace could save it A big, bold idea to create an empowering labor market would give Americans without college degrees a chance to shine No market is more broken than the labor market, or with such dire consequences. In particular, 100 million-plus adults without four-y...
2019-08-14 17:51

The Rich Paul Rule is proof the NCAA knows its days are numbered The NCAA’s reversal on a rule requiring agents for student-athletes to have college degrees is the clearest indication yet this dressed-up cartel is facing an existential crisisThe National Collegiate Athletic Association’s risible Rich Paul Rule is ...
2019-08-14 17:51

Nora Quoirin: autopsy yet to determine cause of death, say police French prosecutors open criminal investigation into London teenager’s death A postmortem of Nora Quoirin, the 15-year-old girl who went missing in the Malaysian jungle, has yet to determine a definitive cause of death and will continue on Thursday, s...
2019-08-14 17:51

'No one cares till someone dies': El Paso activists long feared their city was at risk Organizers were aware of racist threat, saying the attacker was ‘not the first white man with guns to terrorize us’“He’s not the first white man to come in from out of town with guns to terrorize us.”One week after what is believed to be the deadlies...
2019-08-14 17:51

Tragic Footballer Emiliano Sala And Pilot "Exposed To Carbon Monoxide" Toxicology tests on Emiliano Sala showed a carboxyhemoglobin (COHb) saturation level of 58 percent, Britain's Air Accidents Investigation Branch explained on Wednesday....
2019-08-14 18:17

Biden holds onto double-digit lead in South Carolina In spite of his recent flubs and rocky debate performances, Joe Biden has maintained a double-digit lead over fellow Democratic presidential hopefuls Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders in South Carolina, a poll released Wednesday shows. ​ ​The...
2019-08-14 18:17

Michaela Dunn, 24, identified as victim of deadly Sydney stabbing spree The man who went on a wild stabbing spree in Sydney, Australia, this week killed a woman during his rampage — 24-year-old escort Michaela Dunn, according to a new report. Mert Ney, 20, allegedly stabbed Dunn to death Tuesday afternoon at an apa...
2019-08-14 18:17

Terrorism survivors: ‘The terrorists killed many people in front of us’ To mark the International Day of Remembrance of and Tribute to the Victims of Terrorism, on 21 August, UN News travelled to Chad and the Far North Region of Cameroon in West Africa earlier this year, to interview people who have personal stories to t...
2019-08-14 18:17

Look: '13 Reasons Why': Bryce's death rocks Liberty High in Season 3 photos Netflix has released on-set photos from "13 Reasons Why" Season 3 showing students of Liberty High dealing with the death of football star Bryce (Justin Prentice)....
2019-08-14 18:51

Hong Kong latest: Officers fire tear gas and flood streets in riot gear at hundreds of protesters gather outside police station There were more scenes of chaos today in Hong Kong as police fired tear gas at hundreds of protesters who had gathered outside a police station in Kowloon....
2019-08-14 19:17

Nancy Pelosi warns 'no chance' of trade deal between US and UK if Brexit puts Good Friday agreement at risk US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has said there is "no chance" of a US-UK trade deal passing through Congress if Brexit puts the Good Friday agreement at risk....
2019-08-14 19:17

Police hunt black cab driver after 'braking assault' on passenger Police want to trace a black cab driver who allegedly caused injuries to a passenger at London Bridge by braking "excessively" before dragging the customer out the vehicle....
2019-08-14 19:17

Nora Quoirin's devastated family say their 'hearts are broken' as they hope post-mortem will reveal how 15-year-old died in jungle The devastated family of Nora Quoirin hope a post-mortem will provide answers on how the teen died following the discovery of her body in Malaysian jungle....
2019-08-14 19:17

Labour deputy leader pressures Jeremy Corbyn to work with Liberal Democrats to stop no-deal Brexit Labour deputy leader Tom Watson is putting pressure on Jeremy Corbyn to work with the Liberal Democrats to stop a no-deal Brexit under Boris Johnson....
2019-08-14 19:17

Calling Commander Deborah and Callous Jael to Defeat the Canaanites Of the multitude of wars and battles, whether based on individuals seeking revenge, vendettas, or conflicts that unify or partially unify a nation, the Biblical allegory of Deborah is indeed a story that, as the author Richard Gabriel puts it, is “pr...
2019-08-14 19:17

San Francisco school board reverses plan to paint over mural showing slaves and violence School board votes instead to obscure artwork with panelsMural painted in 1930s features a dead Native AmericanThe San Francisco school board has reversed its decision to paint over a series of graphic murals featuring a dead Native American and blac...
2019-08-14 19:17

GOP Sen. Martha McSally drafts bill making domestic terrorism a federal crime Sen. Martha McSally is seeking to make domestic terrorism a distinct federal crime, the latest sign that Republicans are increasingly serious about crafting a legislative response to recent mass shootings in Texas, Ohio and California.The Arizona Re...
2019-08-14 19:17

Top Canada ethics watchdog says Trudeau broke conflict of interest rules Canada's top ethics watchdog on Wednesday ruled Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his officials had contravened conflict of interest rules by trying to influence a corporate legal case, dealing a blow to the ruling Liberals less than 10 weeks before ...
2019-08-14 19:17

Lockheed wins $99M contract for foreign JASSM cruise missile support Lockheed Martin Corp. received a $99 million contract for production support of JASSM cruise missiles for foreign military sales to Poland, Finland and Australia, the Defense Department announced....
2019-08-14 19:51

Sala and pilot likely exposed to carbon monoxide before fatal crash - report "Emiliano Sala\u0027s blood showed high levels of carbon monoxide, air accident investigators said on Wednesday, and it was likely the pilot of the plane flying him to Britain had also been exposed before their fatal crash."...
2019-08-14 19:51

QPR youth team right to leave pitch due to racist abuse-club CEO "Queens Park Rangers\u0027 Under-18 coach Paul Furlong was right to take his players off the pitch after they were allegedly subjected to racist taunts in a friendly in Seville last week, the Championship club\u0027s CEO Lee Hoos said on Wednesday."...
2019-08-14 19:51

Twitter Bot Hosts Never-Ending Jeopardy Game Twitter is a place where adults yell at each other for no reason and pretend that the world isn’t ending. It’s also a place for fun games and bots. A Twitter account called Endless Jeopardy is providing computer generated trivia questions every 15 mi...
2019-08-14 19:51

Ohio State University wants to trademark the word ‘the’ Make that “The” Ohio State University. The Buckeyes have filed a trademark application to use the word “the” on its merchandise, potentially giving it limited domain over one of the most common words in the English language — ...
2019-08-14 19:51

|ChoppiestoexitSAmarket,chairtostepdown Botswana-based grocery retailer, Choppies, has announced that it will be exiting the South African market, four years after expanding into the country...
2019-08-14 19:51

GM And Ford Are Hunkering Down For A Recession Everyone’s batten down the hatches for rougher times ahead. That’s the theme for The Morning Shift for Wednesday, August 14, 2019. Cheery, I know....
2019-08-14 20:17

Your MacBook Pro might’ve just been banned from flights by the FAA Apple announced a recall program a few weeks ago for a limited number of 15-inch MacBook Pro laptops with batteries that might overheat and pose a fire risk. Buyers of units sold between September 2015 and February 2017 — which is obviously qui...
2019-08-14 20:51

Hong Kong protests: US lawmakers warn China may be preparing Tiananmen Square-style crackdown U.S. officials warned Wednesday that China could be preparing for a Tiananmen Square-style crackdown in response to Hong Kong protests, as footage captures the menacing movement of military convoys near the border and Beijing ratchets up its rhetoric...
2019-08-14 20:51

The first trailer for 'Little Women' is here, starring Saoirse Ronan and Meryl Streep The trailer for Greta Gerwig's "Little Women" is finally here starring Saoirse Ronan as the book's heroine Jo and Timothée Chalamet as Laurie.        ...
2019-08-14 20:51

Emiliano Sala Suffered Carbon Monoxide Poisoning in Fatal Plane Crash Tests show he was exposed to “potentially fatal” levels of carbon monoxide before the crash. The pilot, whose body has not been found, may have suffered the same....
2019-08-14 21:17

He Gave a Bike to a Refugee Girl. 24 Years Later, She Got to Thank Him. Mevan Babakar was a 5-year-old refugee in the Netherlands when she received a present that changed her life. Social media helped her find the man who gave it....
2019-08-14 21:17

Boeing Plane Deliveries Tumble So Far in 2019 Boeing said it delivered 38% fewer planes in the first seven months of 2019 than a year ago—falling further behind rival Airbus—as the impact of grounding the 737 MAX jetliner weighs on the U.S. plane maker....
2019-08-14 21:17

Wales close Principality roof to create ‘fortress’ atmosphere for England • Wales’ plan to keep changes to minimum hit by Anscombe injury• Duncan Taylor, John Barclay back for Scotland against FranceMatches between Wales and England in Cardiff this decade have tended to be preceded by a skirmish over the roof at the Princi...
2019-08-14 21:51

ECB’s transgender review could result in more medical-driven policy • Testosterone levels may have to match IOC guidelines• Policy could mirror that of Cricket AustraliaThe England and Wales Cricket Board is reviewing its transgender policy before its £20m semi-professional women’s competition starts next year.Under ...
2019-08-14 21:51

Facial recognition tech misidentified 26 California lawmakers as criminals The ACLU, which wants to ban facial recognition technology in police body cameras, says that its own tests of the technology mistakenly flagged 26 California lawmakers as criminals. More than half of those falsely identified were people of color. The...
2019-08-14 21:51

Cleveland Indians' Yasiel Puig becomes American citizen years after harrowing escape from Cuba The next time Cleveland Indians star Yasiel Puig steps into the batter's box to compete in America's pastime, he'll take his hacks as an American citizen....
2019-08-14 21:51

Nigeria's president moves to stop funding for food imports Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has instructed the country's central bank to stop providing foreign currency for food imports, according to a statement from his spokesman....
2019-08-14 22:17

Liverpool vs Chelsea live stream: how to watch UEFA Super Cup 2019 football online from anywhere Champions League winners against Europa League champs - the UEFA Super Cup has become the traditional curtain raiser for European competitions. This year's is a first - an all-English affair, with Liverpool taking on Chelsea. Which Premier Leagu...
2019-08-14 22:17

Improving cybersecurity in education systems Cybersecurity is one of the fastest growing industries in the world. We already know that businesses, organisations, and government entities must follow certain guidelines in order to protect sensitive information. However, the education sector equal...
2019-08-14 22:17

Millennial workers more likely to use unsecured collaboration apps Collaborating at work has never been easier thanks to the slew of collaboration tools that have become commonplace in organizations worldwide but new research has revealed that millennials are 1.5-times more likely to use unapproved apps when doing s...
2019-08-14 22:17

Bloodthirsty squirrels are lurking in NYC park: officials Aggressive squirrels are sinking their rodentures into park-goers. There’s been a concerning number of squirrel bites and scratches in Lower Manhattan’s Rockefeller Park Playground area, the Battery Park City Authority says. The agency is...
2019-08-14 22:17

Jeffrey Epstein accuser sues gal pal Ghislaine Maxwell, claims she ‘oversaw the process’ Jeffrey Epstein accuser Jennifer Araoz sued the late pedophile’s estate and his gal pal Ghislaine Maxwell on Wednesday as part of the first wave of civil actions under the newly enacted Child Victims Act. Araoz said she was just 15 when the fin...
2019-08-14 22:17

Smartphones in 2019: The best of times or worst of times? One man's heaven is another man's hell. ZDNet contributors Matt Miller and Jason Perlow both follow the mobile industry, yet draw vastly different conclusions about the smartphone market. Is this a great time for buyers - or what?...
2019-08-14 22:51

How to Explore a New Hobby Without Breaking the Bank Hobbies are fun. They can help you relax after a long day at work. They can provide a creative outlet, new skills, or sometimes even a new network of friends. But first, you have to get started. And getting started can be expensive, a slippery slope ...
2019-08-14 22:51

Ashley Graham is pregnant with her first child: 'Life is about to get even better' "Surprise!" Graham and Ervin exclaimed in an Instagram video on Graham's page, as the camera panned away to reveal her growing belly.        ...
2019-08-14 22:51

Researchers Discover Malware That Can Record the Screen of French Internet User's Watching Porn Security researchers discovered a new form of malware that specifically targeted users of a French telecom giant. One of the more disturbing features of this malware is its capability to identify when someone was likely viewing porn and record their ...
2019-08-14 22:51

Microplastics Are Airborne, Polluted Arctic Snow Reveals Microplastic pollution has become so ubiquitous, it’s almost easier to find places covered in the stuff than not. High peaks, low valleys, and even the air we breathe is filled with microscopic bits of plastic. Read more......
2019-08-14 22:51

Oro Valley Kids Concert Series begins in September Courtesy: Oro Valley Arizona ORO VALLEY – Singing and dancing always brighten up someone’s day. The Town of Oro Valley and the Music and Dance Academy will soon host the Oro Valley Kids Concert Series. The concert series is meant for children...
2019-08-14 23:17

Progress Isn’t The Goal NASCAR has a problem. Not the attendance struggles or the fight to stay enticing in a world of ball sports with elimination playoffs, or the fact that the one woman running top-level Cup Series races lost her ride and subsequently retired. No, this p...
2019-08-14 23:17

Why Your Team Sucks 2019: Minnesota Vikings Some people are fans of the Minnesota Vikings. But many, many more people are NOT fans of the Minnesota Vikings. This 2019 Deadspin NFL team preview is for those in the latter group. Read all the previews so far here....
2019-08-14 23:17

Google, Facebook, Amazon to Testify in US Against French Digital Tax Google, Facebook, and Amazon.com are among the companies that will testify Monday at a US government hearing on the French government's digital services tax....
2019-08-14 23:17

'I'm the GM of the New York Yankees' — Watch cops pull guns on Brian Cashman The video shows New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman last Friday calmly exiting his car at a Darien, Connecticut, gas station, with his hands raised in the air, as the officer yells at the baseball executive to get out....
2019-08-15 00:17

Google Is Doing Something Good With Its Money This Hurricane Season After natural disasters strike, families are forced to cobble their lives back together. However, federal aid may take months to reach the hands of those who need it. In the interim, organizations usually rally to send items such as food and water in...
2019-08-15 00:17

AT&T and T-Mobile fight Caller ID spoofing with number verification system Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Tero Vesalainen) AT&T and T-Mobile announced a joint anti-robocall initiative today, but they didn't promise any new call-blocking capabilities for their customers. The carriers made a big deal of the partnership, sa...
2019-08-15 00:51

'ADRIAN!' - Liverpool coach Jurgen Klopp mimics Rocky after goalkeeper's Super Cup penalty shootout heroics Having watched new signing Adrian save the decisive spot-kick in the Uefa Super Cup penalty shootout victory over Chelsea, Jurgen Klopp simply couldn't contain his emotions....
2019-08-15 01:17

Michael Porter Jr. leaks Adam Silver’s cell phone number on Snapchat There are social media mistakes. Then there’s this. Denver Nuggets forward Michael Porter Jr. turned into a living “you’re not you when you’re hungry meme” when he accidentally leaked his boss Adam Silver’s personal cell phone number on Snapchat in a...
2019-08-15 01:17

One home run sums up Tigers’ sad season As the Orioles prepare to limp out of the Bronx, they can take solace in that they may not be baseball’s most embarrassing team. The Tigers shared a helpful reminder of their incompetence during an 11-6 loss to the Mariners on Tuesday. Kyle Sea...
2019-08-15 01:17

Meet experts from Ripple, Consensys, and more at Hard Fork Summit 2019 The Bitcoin hype may have died down, but the tech behind it definitely hasn’t. With Bitcoin’s price on the rise again, and with major companies adopting and experimenting with blockchain, the way we do business, make payments, and perceive the value ...
2019-08-15 01:17

Rare antelopes and black cats caught on camera on Mount Kilimanjaro Rare antelopes, black serval cats, and other species were caught on film on Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania. The antelope species cannot be found anywhere else in the world and was only photographed as recently as 2003.       ...
2019-08-15 01:17

Markets Are Shaken by New Signs of Global Economic Trouble Shares on Wall Street fell sharply after reports showed a slowdown in China and a contraction in Germany, partly reflecting the U.S. trade war’s impact....
2019-08-15 01:51

Pelosi calls McConnell ‘Moscow Mitch’ over Russian meddling, stalled gun bills Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday taunted Mitch McConnell, using the nickname “Moscow Mitch” while lambasting the Senate majority leader for blocking bills to promote gun safety and protect US elections from foreign meddling. “We all want to invest in buildi...
2019-08-15 01:51

Driver bizarrely ‘double parks’ on top of another car in New Jersey How’s that for double-parking? A driver literally parked on top of another car on a New Jersey residential street Wednesday morning — and a passerby snapped a photo of the bizarre mishap. The incident — first reported by The Daily V...
2019-08-15 01:51

‘Massive’ great white shark flirts with family’s boat off Cape Cod A Massachusetts family is reliving their breathless encounter with a great white shark estimated to be up to 17 feet long during a boating trip on Cape Cod Bay, saying the behemoth “definitely wasn’t scared” by their presence. Siblings Sean and Seren...
2019-08-15 01:51

Hy-Vee investigating if customer payment data was exposed at fuel pumps, other locations Hy-Vee is investigating possible security issues with payment processing systems at fuel pumps, drive-thru coffee shops and store-owned Wahlburgers.       ...
2019-08-15 02:17

The Mets’ plan as Jeff McNeil avoids total nightmare ATLANTA — The Mets have largely avoided lost playing time for their most significant pieces this season, but Wednesday the lineup took a substantial hit, if only for possibly the short term. Jeff McNeil was placed on the injured list with what the te...
2019-08-15 02:51

Fighting the Flaming Wrath - The Great Fire of London, 1666 It was a year with a special number. A year that carried a lot of ominous superstitions. ...
2019-08-15 02:51

China's Tencent cautious after surge in quarterly profit China's Tencent Holdings , the world's largest gaming company by revenue, warned on Wednesday of a difficult economic environment even as it reported a better-than-expected 35% jump in quarterly profit....
2019-08-15 02:51

PES to begin laying off union refinery workers on Thursday -sources Philadelphia Energy Solutions will begin laying off some of its 640 union workers on Thursday, more than a week before its stated Aug. 25 termination date, two sources familiar with the plan said....
2019-08-15 03:17

UPDATE 3-Trump officials see no Chinese concessions for tariff delays amid market rout China made no trade concessions after U.S. President Donald Trump postponed 10% tariffs on over $150 billion worth of Chinese imports, senior U.S. officials said on Wednesday, adding that talks aimed at resolving the trade fight would continue and ma...
2019-08-15 03:17

The US Army is developing AI missiles that find their own targets The US Army wants to build smart missiles that will use AI to select their targets, raising concerns that the technology will be a form of lethal autonomous weapon...
2019-08-15 03:17

Amazon unveils first batch of casting for The Wheel of Time adaptation Enlarge / Amazon is adapting the late Robert Jordan's bestselling 14-book series of fantasy novels, The Wheel of Time. (credit: Tor Books) Amazon has announced its first round of casting for The Wheel of Time, the long-awaited TV adaptation of the ...
2019-08-15 03:17

Arizona baby rescued from hot car as mom shopped at Target: reports Arizona police on Tuesday arrested a mother who had left her baby in a hot car while shopping in a Target with her other children, according to reports....
2019-08-15 03:51

Tennessee teens arrested after police find stolen guns in teddy bear Two Tennessee teenagers have been arrested after police found a large amount of drugs and four guns on Tuesday, including two that were hidden in a teddy bear, according to the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department....
2019-08-15 03:51

Delhi Government Not Involved In Ravidas Temple Razing: Arvind Kejriwal Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday said his government is upset over the demolition of a temple of saint Ravidas and that it has no involvement in the razing...
2019-08-15 03:51

Why Eye-Witness Video, NDTV Sting Were Dismissed In Pehlu Khan Case More than two years after a mob was caught on camera beating dairy farmer Pehlu Khan to death, a court in Rajasthan has acquitted six of the men seen in a video of the attack that was one of the key......
2019-08-15 03:51

Tiny bits of plastic 'transported by air' to remotest parts of planet Microplastics have been found in snow in some of the most remote parts of the world, including the Arctic and Alps, in an alarming new study into their global spread....
2019-08-15 03:51

Heavy metal band Metallica donates 250,000 euros for Romanian pediatric hospital American heavy metal band Metallica has donated 250,000 euros to a Romanian association building the country's first pediatric oncology hospital, they said on Wednesday....
2019-08-15 03:51

FBI 'indifferent' to possible China hack of Hillary Clinton's server, as State Department fought to protect her, interviews suggest Interviews with intelligence community officials have revealed that senior FBI leaders "seemed indifferent to evidence of a possible intrusion by a foreign adversary" into former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s non-government server, and that St...
2019-08-15 04:17

2020 longshot Hickenlooper mulls Senate bid amid mounting national pressure Facing the likelihood that he won’t make the stage at next month’s Democratic presidential debates, former two-term Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper is considering a possible 2020 run for the Senate in his home state, according to sources....
2019-08-15 04:17

Buttigieg reportedly helped create a phone tree to alert families about ICE raids South Bend, Indiana mayor Pete Buttigieg reportedly helped create an alert system that would notify families if Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raided his residents' homes or businesses....
2019-08-15 04:17

Officer appears to draw weapon after protesters beat him Video taken by the Wall Street Journal's Mike Bird appears to show an officer pull a weapon on protesters who were assaulting him during demonstrations at Hong Kong's international airport....
2019-08-15 04:17

Good Boys puts a tween spin on the R-rated teen comedy, to mostly funny effect The hook of Good Boys, Hollywood’s latest odyssey of comic adolescent mischief, is that the kids behaving badly are, for once, truly kids. The usual R-rated parade of randy mishaps, drug-related foibles, and foul-mouthed banter has formed around char...
2019-08-15 04:51

Fox News dipshit says Shia LaBeouf called him "trash" in an airport lounge, which rules Shia LaBeouf’s no angel—we’ve written about his troubling behavior, the consequences of his substance abuse issues, and his weird plagiarism. The actor’s since apologized, gotten sober, and discussed how his work on this year’s excellent The Peanut B...
2019-08-15 04:51

Welcome to the world of wildly colorful, patterned home decor In design today, more is more. Despite a decade-long — and seemingly never-ending — craze for pared-down midcentury modern pieces, the maximalist approach to decor has been creeping back into fashion. Take Drew Barrymore’s new line for children’s roo...
2019-08-15 05:17

This common mineral may damage teen brains: study This micro mineral could be doing macro damage. Researchers at Mount Sinai’s Icahn School of Medicine have found that childhood exposure to the mineral manganese can potentially impact their motor control and brain function — specifically...
2019-08-15 05:17

Woman accused of hacking Capital One also stole data from 30 other companies, prosecutors say Paige A. Thompson is likely to face new charges related to the additional alleged data thefts, prosecutors said in the motion filed in federal court in Washington state....
2019-08-15 05:17

Hong Kong remains vital economic asset for Beijing, despite unrest ith mainland China’s economic rise, Hong Kong is no longer the undisputed center for business and finance in the region. But it still plays an indispensable role that Beijing will be loath to undermine, according to bankers, economists and business l...
2019-08-15 05:17

Opinion: Ohio State has market cornered on THE dumbest ideas Ohio State files trademark application for ''the" -- the most commonly used word in the English language. This is pure pretentiousness by the school.       ...
2019-08-15 05:51

Michigan trolls rival Ohio State over its effort to trademark the word 'THE' The University of Michigan had a great response to the story that The Ohio State University is seeking to trademark the word "the."       ...
2019-08-15 05:51

Ex-NFL WR Roscoe Parrish arrested, charged with authoring written threats to kill Former Buffalo Bills receiver Roscoe Parrish was arrested in Florida after allegedly leaving threatening messages at his ex-girlfriend's apartment.       ...
2019-08-15 05:51

Opinion: Jay-Z's NFL partnership leaves question — what about Colin Kaepernick? Jay-Z's agreement with the NFL makes sense for both the hip-hop mogul and the league, but it also warrants further examination.       ...
2019-08-15 05:51

Australia removes climate 'crisis' from Pacific islands draft declaration Sources say Canberra has softened language, getting rid of all but one reference to coalSupport our independent journalism with a single or recurring contributionAustralia has succeeded in removing all but one reference to coal on the draft communiqu...
2019-08-15 05:51

Japan’s Buddhist robot preacher likened to Frankenstein’s monster A 400-year-old Buddhist temple in Kyoto, Japan, is using a $1 million humanoid to reach a younger generation, but foreigners are repulsed by it. The Kodaji Temple, in a partnership with the robotics team at Osaka University, unveiled “Mindar...
2019-08-15 06:17

Dow posts biggest one-day drop since October as recession fears take hold Wall Street sold off sharply on Wednesday as recession fears gripped the market after the U.S. Treasury yield curve temporarily inverted for the first time in 12 years....
2019-08-15 06:51

Ryan Griffin isn’t wasting Jets chance after troubling spring Preseason games are more important to some players than others. For the established veterans, preseason games are nothing more than a nuisance, standing in the way of the real games of the regular season. Some veterans — possibly Jets running back Le...
2019-08-15 06:51

World leaders call for calm, talks as Hong Kong braces for more protests Police and protesters faced off again on the streets of the financial hub overnight, with riot officers quickly firing tear gas as their response to demonstrators hardens....
2019-08-15 07:17

Trump implies trade deal with China can wait for Hong Kong resolution Trump has previously said little about the protests in the semi-autonomous Chinese city, except to make it clear he believes that Hong Kong and China need to "deal with that themselves.''...
2019-08-15 07:17

Non-Cash ATM Transactions Won't Attract Charges Now: 10 Things To Know The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has asked banks not to treat failed transactions at ATMs or non-cash withdrawal transactions such as balance enquiries or cheque book requests as part of "five free......
2019-08-15 08:17

Malaysian police say Irish-French girl probably died from hunger, stress Malaysian authorities on Thursday said a Irish-French girl whose body was found near a jungle stream had died from internal bleeding probably due to prolonged hunger and stress....
2019-08-15 08:17

Thomas turns it around and shares lead at Medinah Justin Thomas turns it around quick with share of course record at Medinah and share of BMW Championship lead with Jason Kokrak        ...
2019-08-16 12:34

Green shoots 8-under 64 for one-shot lead of Czech Masters Gavin Green shot an 8-under 64 for a one-shot lead after the opening round of the Czech Masters on Thursday        ...
2019-08-16 12:34

Nissan Kicks, Datsun GO And GO+ Models To Get CVT Automatic Option Soon Addressing the growing demand for automatic cars in India, Nissan will soon launch CVT automatic options for the Datsun GO, GO+ MPV, and Nissan Kicks soon....
2019-08-16 12:34

Cuomo proposes NY law to treat mass-casualty hate crimes as domestic terrorism New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo proposed legislation Thursday that would treat mass-casualty hate crimes as domestic terrorism, with convicted perpetrators automatically sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole....
2019-08-16 12:34

North Korea Says It Has No Plans to Restart Talks With Seoul (SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korea on Friday bluntly criticized South Korean President Moon Jae-in for continuing to hold military exercises with the U.S. and over his rosy comments on inter-Korean diplomacy, and said Pyongyang has no current p...
2019-08-16 12:34

| CSA will NOT judge Enoch Nkwe on Proteas performance in India CSA acting director of cricket, Corrie van Zyl admitted that they will not be judging interim team director Enoch Nkwe ahead of the Proteas tour to India....
2019-08-16 13:00

Zab Judah says he would have “accepted” a draw against Floyd Mayweather Zab Judah tells Elliot Worsell about his two memorable but ultimately disappointing nights against legends Floyd Mayweather and Kostya Tszyu The post Zab Judah says he would have “accepted” a draw against Floyd Mayweather appeared first on Boxing New...
2019-08-16 13:00

Wayne Alexander and his superhuman punching power Meet the orchestrator of some of the most stunning knockouts in recent British ring history The post Wayne Alexander and his superhuman punching power appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-08-16 13:00

On This Day: African legend Dick Tiger is born Paul Wheeler celebrates the career of Dick Tiger – a middleweight powerhouse who matured into a light-heavyweight champion The post On This Day: African legend Dick Tiger is born appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-08-16 13:00

What happens when a festival gets cancelled? Several events have had to be pulled this summer, causing disappointment all round. But disgruntled punters wanting their money back are far from the only problem for organisers“It feels like a film set where a film was never shot.” That’s how Hought...
2019-08-16 13:00

The Family: inside the sinister sect that has infected western democracy A disturbing new Netflix documentary shows how a rightwing Christian organisation has for decades secretly swayed US politics ... all the way to the topA clandestine religious sect secretly controls the US government! In an age when we are all graspi...
2019-08-16 13:00

iOS 13 beta images point to Apple media event on September 10 Newly discovered images appear to confirm a rumored date for Apple's annual iPhone and Apple Watch event, but will new iPads and Macs be there, too?Read More...
2019-08-16 13:00

IBM-Unilever blockchain pilot cuts wasteful ad spend A pilot that uses blockchain to reduce online advertising waste reclaimed 2-3 percentage points of spend, according IBM CMO Michelle Peluso.Read More...
2019-08-16 13:00

Southwest expands Hawaii flights with $99 fares as tourists flock to the islands Southwest Airlines is expanding its Hawaii network with more flights from cities in California and between islands, pushing down competitor's shares....
2019-08-16 13:00

Luckin Coffee CFO: Trade war with US will hit Chinese consumer confidence 'at some point' The chief financial officer of Luckin Coffee — Starbucks' challenger for the Chinese coffee market — said Thursday that the trade war will hit consumer confidence....
2019-08-16 13:00

Facebook pivots privacy failings into pop-up cafes Facebook is fighting back against the perception that it doesn't care about protecting user data, confirming that it will open a number of pop-up cafes where visitors can get privacy check-ups....
2019-08-16 13:00

When Cities Try to Limit Guns, State Laws Bar the Way “Our officers need help, they need help with gun control,” Philadelphia’s mayor said after six police officers were wounded by gunfire. But in most states, the issue is not up to urban leaders....
2019-08-16 13:00

Trump Administration Asks Congress to Reauthorize N.S.A.’s Deactivated Call Records Program The White House is seeking reauthorization of a law that lets the N.S.A. gain access to logs of Americans’ phone and text records — while acknowledging that the program has been indefinitely halted....
2019-08-16 13:00

Beto O’Rourke’s New Approach to 2020: ‘Taking the Fight to Donald Trump’ After the shooting in El Paso, Mr. O’Rourke decided to abandon his focus on early primary states and more directly confront the president over immigration and gun control....
2019-08-16 13:00

Russian jet flies into flock of birds, crash-lands in cornfield A Russian passenger jet crash-landed in a cornfield outside of Moscow’s Zhukovsky airport on Thursday — injuring more than 70 people, including 10 children and a pregnant woman — following a mid-air collision with a flock of birds, ...
2019-08-16 13:34

25 Ancient Gold-Filled Warrior Tombs Discovered in Iberia Archaeologists excavating in Spain have discovered 25 tombs of suspected warrior aristocrats containing hoards of artifacts and gold.  ...
2019-08-16 13:34

How I learned to love my $95,000 student debt About 45 million Americans have student loan debt, and it can be crushing – but I don’t regret the program I paid thousands a semester forIf you think about your student loans in the usual manner – “crushing”, “demoralizing”, a “financial tragedy of ...
2019-08-16 13:34

This Volkswagen/Audi Engine Ended Up In The Most Unlikely Mix Of Cars I know there’s lots of car engines that got stuffed into pretty much everything: the Iron Duke was shoved into everything from Camaros to mail trucks, and the original Volkswagen air-cooled flat-four powered everything from Beetles to Buses to Sno-Ca...
2019-08-16 13:34

Homeowners' Association Finds Stolen Mud-Filled 1983 Pontiac Firebird At The Bottom Of A Lake It seems like every story we write about HOAs involves them trying to rid their pristine neighborhoods of weird old cars (and sometimes planes), and this one is no different. Well, actually it is a little different, because this 1983 Pontiac Firebird...
2019-08-16 13:34

The Audi E-Tron Beats Chevy Bolt, Tesla Model S in IIHS Safety Tests It’s still pretty rare to see a full-battery vehicle rated by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, because there still aren’t that many of them. Even rarer is what the 2019 Audi E-Tron achieved: the Top Safety Pick+ award, making it the first...
2019-08-16 13:34

Commissioner For A Day: Let’s Make NASCAR’s Championship Race Less Random NASCAR currently decides on a champion at its top level through a process that’s somehow both complicated and arbitrary. The result is more about entertainment than staying true to what motorsports is, which is why, as “commissioner” of NASCAR for a ...
2019-08-16 13:34

W Series 2020 driver selection process starts in September The driver selection process to set the grid for the second W Series season in 2020 will get underway in September, with inaugural champion Jamie Chadwick guaranteed a return...
2019-08-16 13:34

Opinion: Kyler Murray regresses in Cardinals' second preseason game, but better days ahead After an impressive debut last week, Arizona Cardinals rookie Kyler Murray regressed in his second NFL preseason game.       ...
2019-08-16 14:34

Cincinnati's Luke Fickell fires back at Jim Harbaugh over James Hudson transfer situation Cincinnati coach Luke Fickell responded to Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh, who had said, “Michigan did not block the waiver" for James Hudson.       ...
2019-08-16 14:34

NFL Players Association sends 'work stoppage guide' with financial advice for players The NFL Players' Association released a memo detailing the steps players should take to prepare for the potential of a work stoppage in 2021.       ...
2019-08-16 14:34

"Nobody Is Not Afraid": Chernobyl Pilot Recalls His Fear 33 Years Ago More than three decades after he flew his helicopter above the radioactive volcano that was Chernobyl's nuclear reactor number four, the site of the world's worst nuclear accident, Mykola Volkozub......
2019-08-16 14:34

Iran Says It Has Made "No Commitment" For Release Of Tanker In Gibraltar Iran has made no commitments to gain the release of its tanker from detention in Gibraltar, an Iranian government spokesman was quoted as saying on Friday, reiterating that Grace 1 was never bound for......
2019-08-16 14:34

Murder Convict Picks Electrocution Over Lethal Injection In Final Hours A man put to death in the US state of Tennessee on Thursday for murdering a woman and her daughter chose in his final hours to be electrocuted rather than executed by lethal injection, prison......
2019-08-16 14:34

"He Wore Priest's Clothes, But Was Devil": US Court Convicts Sex Abuser A Catholic priest was convicted Thursday of sexually abusing two girls at a District of Columbia church after an emotional trial during which prosecutors said he used his position of trust to......
2019-08-16 14:34

The best women's laptop bags you can buy Laptop bags pull a lot of wardrobe weight; they need to look stylish, go with most anything, and travel well since you'll likely be carrying them a lot. Our top pick, the Ryan Laptop Bag from Dagne Dover, has many of the features of the brand's best-...
2019-08-16 14:34

Alibaba and the $15 billion question: Amid Hong Kong's protests, when to list? Hong Kong's political unrest is posing a dilemma for Alibaba Group Holding Ltd on the timing of its planned $15 billion listing in the city, with sources saying China's biggest e-commerce company is now considering several timetables....
2019-08-16 14:34

Applied Materials does not expect memory chip recovery before 2020 Applied Materials Inc beat Wall Street estimates for quarterly revenue on Thursday but the chip gear maker cautioned that recovery in the memory chip market is unlikely before 2020....
2019-08-16 14:34

What the hail? Colorado sets state record for biggest hailstone A hailstone that crashed to Earth near Bethune, Colorado, on Tuesday is the largest ever recorded in the state. It was measured at 4.83 inches in diameter.        ...
2019-08-16 14:34

Small Miracles, Wrapped in Pancakes, at Let’s Makan The apam balik, a popular Malaysian snack, at this spot in the Chinatown of Manhattan, is dosa-thin, tender at the heart, crisp outside and worthy of accolades....
2019-08-16 15:00

Russian pilot says he's no hero despite praise for crash-landing A Russian pilot who landed a passenger plane in a cornfield after hitting a flock of birds said he was no hero despite the Kremlin lauding him for saving the lives of 233 people....
2019-08-16 15:00

Schools, telephone lines to be opened in Kashmir after lockdown Authorities will begin restoring some telephone lines in Indian Kashmir from Friday night, including in the main city of Srinagar where afternoon prayers went peacefully amid heavy security, the top state official said....
2019-08-16 15:00

Seamen kidnapped off Cameroon's coast: sources A number of seamen have been kidnapped after an attack on their vessel off the coast of Cameroon in West Africa's piracy-plagued Gulf of Guinea, a source in the Cameroonian army and a source at the major port of Douala said on Friday....
2019-08-16 15:00

Couple gets combined 70 years in prison for making porn with baby girl ALBANY, N.Y. — A 38-year-old man and his girlfriend have been sentenced to federal prison for making child pornography using a 1-year-old baby girl. The U.S. Attorney’s Office says Joshua Carey of Stamford in Delaware County and 28-year-old Ari...
2019-08-16 15:34

South Korea holds emergency national security meeting amid new North Korea launches South Korea's president convened an emergency national security council meeting after his government detected North Korea's launch of two unidentified projectiles into the East Sea.        ...
2019-08-16 15:34

North Korea fires more missiles as it declares it ‘has nothing to talk’ about while US-South Korea exercises continue IRKED BY EXERCISES: North Korea is complaining that ongoing joint U.S.-South Korean military exercises violate a personal promise President Trump made to the country’s leader, Kim Jong Un, but it’s directing its ire not at Trump but at South Korean P...
2019-08-16 15:34

Trump floats personal meeting with China’s Xi Jinping to resolve the Hong Kong crisis ‘humanely’ PERSONAL MEETING?: With Chinese paramilitary forces massing on the border with Hong Kong and the trade war with China sending U.S. markets into a tailspin, President Trump is praising Chinese President Xi Jinping and offering to help him resolve the ...
2019-08-16 15:34

Neymar would be a bomb inside the Barcelona dressing room, says Stoichov "Former Barcelona star Hristo Stoichov has slammed the club\u0027s plans to sign Neymar from Paris Saint-Germain, saying the Brazilian would be a destructive influence."...
2019-08-16 15:34

Ozil and Kolasinac set to return for Arsenal "Arsenal boss Unai Emery has confirmed that Mesut Ozil and Sead Kolasinac are both ready to return to the fold for his side after missing last week\u0027s match against Newcastle due to security fears."...
2019-08-16 15:34

Kick It Out: Abraham abuse 'predictable but disgusting' "Kick It Out have released a statement condemning the racist abuse suffered by Tammy Abraham following his penalty miss in Chelsea\u0027s loss to Liverpool in the UEFA Super Cup."...
2019-08-16 15:34

Ruthless Australia take control at Lord's "Josh Hazlewood, Pat Cummins and Nathan Lyon took three wickets each as Australia bowled out England for 258 and reached 30 for one in reply to take control of the second Ashes test at Lord\u0027s on Thursday."...
2019-08-16 15:34