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

Will JPEG and GIF ever become instinct?

Since the internet’s early days, web pages have used the same image file formats - JPEG and GIF. Developed in the 80s and 90s, these particular ‘dinosaurs&#...

Will JPEG and GIF ever become instinct?

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Instinct keeps Vondrousova one step ahead Backhands and forehands can be manufactured on the practice courts but no amount of coaching can arm a player with the natural instinct Czech teenager Marketa Vondrousova has used to reach the French Open final....
2019-06-07 23:00

Cyber firm Deep Instinct gets deal to secure HP laptops HP Inc is working with Israeli cybersecurity firm Deep Instinct to launch HP Sure Sense to prevent advanced cyber attacks, the two companies said on Tuesday....
2019-05-28 06:34

Federer shows killer instinct to crush Clarke at Wimbledon With his usual level of ruthlessness and near effortless efficiency, Roger Federer dashed home hopes of an outlandish upset at Wimbledon by easing into the third round with a straight sets victory over Britain's Jay Clarke on Thursday....
2019-07-04 23:34

Mindy Kaling won't talk about daughter's father, but opens up on finding her maternal instinct In an interview with New York Times, Kaling said the father's identity will remain secret until she's able to have that conversation with her child first.        ...
2019-06-12 20:34

'I see my camera as a shield': As the bullets flew, a photographer's instinct kicked in Dallas Morning News photographer Tom Fox said he stood behind a column while the gunman’s bullets ricocheted off the granite above his head.        ...
2019-06-19 03:00

Serena withdraws from Cincy, again due to back Serena Williams has withdrawn from the Western & Southern Open, citing the same lingering back injury that forced her to retire from Sunday's Rogers Cup final in Toronto....
2019-08-14 04:51

Four wormable bugs in newer versions of Windows need your attention now Enlarge (credit: Frank Lindecke / Flickr) Microsoft is warning of a four new Windows vulnerabilities that are “wormable,” meaning they can be exploited to spread malware from one vulnerable computer to another without any user action in much the wa...
2019-08-14 04:51

The Redskins are still refusing to budge in Trent Williams standoff Adrian Peterson said he doesn't know whether Williams will return, adding, “When you're missing the best player on the team, you're going to feel the effect of that.”...
2019-08-14 04:51

HK airport says it has injunction to stop protesters obstructing operations Hong Kong's Airport Authority said on Wednesday it had obtained an interim injunction to restrain people from "unlawfully and wilfully obstructing" the operations of the city's international airport after another night of disruption by protesters....
2019-08-14 05:17

Chile's LATAM Airlines posts narrower loss in Q2 -filing Chile's LATAM Airlines Group posted a loss of $63 million in the second quarter, a significant reduction compared to a loss of $206 million in the same period last year....
2019-08-14 05:17

Arch Frenemy: Fenty Beauty Is Now Coming for Our Brows How does Rihanna always seem to know what we need? She’s given us awlllll the foundation shades—available in two finishes, as of Thursday—and dragged the previously lagging beauty industry into a very diverse future by demanding beauty for all. And, ...
2019-08-14 05:17

Stacey Abrams Almost Beat a Crooked Voting System. Now She’s Making Sure Other Politicians Don’t Have To To this day it’s unclear if Stacey Abrams legitimately lost her bid to become the first black female governor of Georgia or if Brian Kemp, double-dipping as both the Georgia secretary of state and the GOP candidate for governor, stole the election....
2019-08-14 05:17

CNN Host Chris Cuomo Wanted All the Smoke, But C’mon Son, ‘Fredo’ Ain’t the N-Word CNN host Chris Cuomo is with the shits on his show. He never backs down from a fuss fight no matter which white person he has on his show spouting nonsense to try and make Donald Trump’s racist policies sound less racist....
2019-08-14 05:17

Why Kodi Lee Is the Act to Watch on America's Got Talent "I'm going to remember this moment for the rest of my life." When Simon Cowell said those words earlier this summer on America's Got Talent, it caught the attention of......
2019-08-14 05:17

Selena Gomez Is Launching Her Own Beauty Line, So Get Your Wallets Ready Hold the phone! Selena Gomez is launching her own beauty line. So start saving your coins and making room in your Alex drawers. After scoring countless fashion deals (she......
2019-08-14 05:17

Have Mercy! Go Inside John Stamos' $5.75 Million Hidden Hills Home John Stamos has a new house--and it will make you cry "have mercy!" According to Variety, the 55-year-old actor purchased a home in Los Angeles' Hidden Hills community for......
2019-08-14 05:17

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

100 must-see movies from the 2000s, according to critics Paramount Pictures Over the past few decades, critics have praised a lot of movies from the 2000s. Critically acclaimed comedies from the 2000s include "Mean Girls" (2004), "The Hangover" (2009), and "The 40-Year-Old Virgin" (2005). Awarding-winni...
2019-08-14 05:17

Scott Disick made his kids a $100,000 playhouse that is nicer than your apartment Scott Disick, the TV personality and ex of Kourtney Kardashian, has recently embarked on a new project: a house-flipping show on E! called "Flip It Like Disick." And for one of his first architectural feats during the debut season of the series, the ...
2019-08-14 05:17

TRANSPORTATION & LOGISTICS STARTUPS TO WATCH: The top 5 startups across digital freight services, warehouse robotics, AI, last-mile delivery robotics, and self-driving cars Artificial intelligence (AI), robotics, and self-driving technology are helping the transportation and logistics industry finally transform by cutting costs, optimizing delivery routes, and automating mundane tasks. Startups will be the lynchpin of t...
2019-08-14 05:17

What Your Voice Reveals About You The sound of your voice is becoming a new type of fingerprint. Technology that detects nuances in sound, inaudible to humans, is capturing new clues about people’s likely locations, medical conditions and even physical features....
2019-08-14 05:51

Social media isn't the problem - the side effects of using it are Social media is damaging children's mental health by affecting sleep and exposing them to cyber-bullying, the first major study on the subject has shown....
2019-08-14 05:51

Italy's premier to address senators amid leadership challenge Italy's League party, lead by Interior Minister Matteo Salvini, had called on the Senate to discuss a no confidence vote. Salvini is keen on forcing new elections, where his party could capitalize on soaring popularity....
2019-08-14 05:51

Neera Tanden Is the Last Person You Should Ask About Journalistic Independence On MSNBC’s Meet the Press Tuesday, panelists discussed presidential hopeful and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders’ criticism of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and his perceived influence over the Washington Post, which Bezos owns. Neera Tanden, the excessively onli...
2019-08-14 05:51

Dogs With Inner Monologues, Ranked This past weekend, The Art of Racing in the Rain joined the glorious canon of cinema starring humanized dogs with audible inner monologues. These dogs are voiced by some of Hollywood’s biggest names, as I imagine whenever an actor’s agent calls them ...
2019-08-14 05:51

Jewish school in Brooklyn installing bullet-resistant doors in wake of mass shootings A Jewish school in Brooklyn is the first school in New York City to install metal bullet-resistant doors with the goal of protecting students from active shooters, according to a report this week....
2019-08-14 05:51

FBI to assist in Portland as city braces for dueling Antifa, right-wing protests Portland, Ore., is gearing up for a set of dueling rallies this weekend that is expected to bring an informal coalition of right-wing groups-- some of which have been decried as white nationalists and white supremacists-- and so-called anti-fascists,...
2019-08-14 05:51

FDNY lieutenant, 54, dies of heart attack after 24-hour shift, officials say A 54-year-old lieutenant with the New York City Fire Department died of a heart attack early Saturday after completing a 24-hour shift that included responding to a kitchen fire and a half-dozen other emergencies, the department said. ...
2019-08-14 05:51

Pose takes a much needed beach trip In “Life’s A Beach,” Elektra takes Blanca, Angel, and Lulu on a girls’ trip to the beach. As far as a super sprawling and stylized show like Pose goes, it’s as close as it gets to a bottle episode. And in this kind of contained story structure, the s...
2019-08-14 06:17

A TV adaptation of Ernest Hemingway's memoir A Moveable Feast is in the works According to Deadline, Village Roadshow is developing a TV adaptation of Ernest Hemingway’s memoir A Moveable Feast. Actress Mariel Hemingway, the author’s granddaughter, is on board as a producer (alongside Get Carter’s John Goldstone and Sense8'...
2019-08-14 06:17

Italian Americans pan Chris Cuomo’s ‘Fredo’ ethnic slur claim Italian American New Yorkers weighed in Tuesday on Chris Cuomo’s claim that “Fredo” is an ethnic slur — and while they said it’s insulting, the agreement was that anyone who likens it to the N-word is stunad. “If anything, when we call somebody ‘Fred...
2019-08-14 06:17

US Attorney paralegal helped gangbanger son go after ‘snitches’: feds A paralegal in the New Jersey US Attorney’s Office was busted for allegedly using her work equipment to help her gangbanger son and his Bronx crew expose members “snitching,” prosecutors announced Tuesday. Tawanna Hilliard — whose s...
2019-08-14 06:17

NYPD union boss sent members overtly racist video in email The NYPD sergeants’ union urged members to “pay close attention to every word” of an overtly racist video that the group shared over the weekend — in which an unidentified narrator bemoans “Section 8 scam artists and welfare q...
2019-08-14 06:17

NYPD chief admits city insurance falls short on mental health care in wake of cop suicides Hours after the NYPD lost its eighth officer to suicide this year, NYPD Chief of Department Terence Monahan admitted that the city’s health care system makes it tough for cops to seek mental health care. The top cop made the comments during an ...
2019-08-14 06:17

A taco chain trademarked 'Taco Tuesday' 30 years ago: Should they still be able to use it? A debate over Taco John's trademark of "Taco Tuesday" has swept through the home of the chain's headquarters, Cheyenne, Wyoming.       ...
2019-08-14 06:51

President Trump Claims Credit for Shell Plant Announced in 2012 Under President Obama MONACA, Pa. — President Donald Trump sought to take credit Tuesday for the construction of a major manufacturing facility in western Pennsylvania as he tries to reinvigorate supporters in the Rust Belt towns that sent him to the White House in ...
2019-08-14 06:51

GM, Ford Planning For Possible Economic Downturn: Report The top two U.S. automakers, General Motors and Ford, are preparing for a possible economic downturn, the companies said on Tuesday, as an ongoing trade war between Washington and Beijing fuels fears......
2019-08-14 06:51

Giants veteran isn’t bashing Antonio Brown’s helmet drama He gets it. Antoine Bethea, entering his 14th season in the NFL, understands how attached Antonio Brown is to his old helmet. “I definitely get where he’s coming from as far as comfort, feeling comfortable with what he knows,’’ Bethea told The Post o...
2019-08-14 07:17

Elfrid Payton Sr. happy ‘underdog’ Knicks added his son The Pelicans had started last season 4-0 when their starting point guard, Elfrid Payton injured his ankle. Nothing went right thereafter, including Anthony Davis’ demand to be traded. Elfrid Payton Sr., a Louisiana native and former star defensive en...
2019-08-14 07:17

Social media suffers whiplash as Trump mixes threats with a plea for help in shootings President Trump has claimed for months that Silicon Valley giants are biased against conservatives, threatening antitrust investigations and fuming that his Twitter following would otherwise be well above 62 million....
2019-08-14 07:17

Why Hong Kong is protesting Hong Kong is facing a major political crisis as it heads into a 10th week of mass demonstrations. What started as a movement against a controversial law has expanded into something much bigger....
2019-08-14 07:17

Amazon says its facial recognition can now identify fear Amazon claimed this week its facial recognition software, Rekognition, can now detect a person's fear on top of accurately identifying other emotions....
2019-08-14 08:17

San Francisco School Board Votes to Hide, but Not Destroy, Disputed Murals The vote, which came after a tense meeting, nullified an earlier vote to paint over Depression-era school murals that some considered offensive to minorities....
2019-08-14 08:17

Democrats argue for stricter gun control over Trump’s border wall The money could go to funding FBI domestic terrorism investigations, Department of Homeland Security initiatives to counter violent extremism, and federal health agency research on gun violence according to sources....
2019-08-14 08:17

Broadway producer Ben Spreche arrested on child pornography charges Producer Ben Sprecher, 65, of Manhattan, was charged with possession and distribution of child pornography and released on $100,000 bail with a warning to avoid unsupervised contact with children....
2019-08-14 08:17

Family of Irish teen found dead in Malaysia won't seek criminal probe: lawyer The family of an Irish girl whose naked body was found near a Malaysian jungle stream will not demand a criminal investigation into the incident, their lawyer said on Wednesday, leaving it up to the police to decide the next course of action....
2019-08-14 08:17

Argentine markets gripped for second day by election-related fears Argentina's peso closed weaker again on Tuesday following a second day of market turmoil triggered by opposition candidate Alberto Fernandez's landslide victory in a primary election that dealt a severe blow to President Mauricio Macri's re-election ...
2019-08-14 08:17

The death of Jeffrey Epstein: Fact, fiction, confusion and a warden reassigned Conflicting information attempting to detail the final minutes of Jeffrey Epstein's life emerged Tuesday as officials tried to determine how he died.        ...
2019-08-14 08:51

Ohio teen arrested for threats against federal agents had 10,000 rounds of ammo in his house, FBI affidavit says An 18-year-old Ohio man was arrested on federal charges after FBI agents said he made online threats. Guns and ammo were found in his home.        ...
2019-08-14 08:51

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

14-year-old girl killed by falling rocks in Montana’s Glacier National Park The family was traveling west on Going-to-the-Sun Road when the vehicle was hit by rockfall at around 7 p.m., according to a Glacier Park release.        ...
2019-08-14 08:51

Here are some of the USA's most endangered species The Trump administration announced a major overhaul Monday to the Endangered Species Act that it said would reduce regulations.        ...
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

Undocumented immigrants on edge as new Trump immigration policy calls for more deportations The Trump administration has nationalized the expedited removal process that allows ICE agents to deport people without any approval from a judge.        ...
2019-08-14 08:51

Doping: IWF provisionally suspends five Russian weightlifters Five Russian weightlifters have been provisionally suspended for potential doping violations based on data retrieved from a Moscow laboratory, the sport's governing body has said....
2019-08-14 08:51

Britain Seeks To Assuage India Over Commonwealth Shooting Row The British government is seeking to reach a compromise with India over the South Asian country's threat to boycott the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham in 2022....
2019-08-14 08:51

England's Moeen Ali Takes Break From Cricket After Ashes Axe Moeen Ali struggled with his off-spin, taking three wickets for 172 runs across Australia's two innings, failing to take advantage of a pitch that ought to have suited him....
2019-08-14 08:51

"Will Escalate Problems": Digvijaya Singh On Centre's Kashmir Move Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Tuesday said the centre's move to remove Article 370, which gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir, will further escalate the problems in the valley....
2019-08-14 09:51

Rapper Hard Kaur's Twitter Account Suspended Over Post On PM, Amit Shah The Twitter account of rapper Hard Kaur was suspended on Tuesday after she posted a video making derogatory remarks against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah....
2019-08-14 09:51

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

'Chrisley Knows Best' star Todd Chrisley denies tax evasion, claims former employee framed him "Chrisely Knows Best" star Todd Chrisley says a former employee is to blame for "tax evasion and bank fraud" claims before a federal indictment.        ...
2019-08-14 10:51

Kelly Ripa reveals daughter Lola didn't seek approval for alterations to prom dress Kelly Ripa told Jerry O'Connell on the premiere of “Jerry O’” that Lola Consuelos’ prom dress alterations were not parent-approved.        ...
2019-08-14 10:51

Nomadic takes location-based VR into Asia Nomadic is taking its virtual reality location-based centers, built on the foundation of Vertigo's successful Arizona Sunshine game, to Asia.Read More...
2019-08-14 10:51

Wireless Super Nintendo controller appears in FCC database A wireless Super Nintendo controller is coming for the Nintendo Switch, and that likely means we are getting the company's 16-bit classics as well.Read More...
2019-08-14 10:51

GamesBeat Decides 123: Does your spouse know about your waifu? It’s not cheating if it’s anime. At least, those are the rules on the GamesBeat Decides podcast. On this week’s episode, reviews editor Mike Minotti and PC gaming editor Jeffrey Grubb talk more about Fire Emblem: Three Houses. Meanw...
2019-08-14 10:51

3 Chhattisgarh Cops Seen Assaulting Boy, Suspended After Video Goes Viral Three policemen have been suspended in Chhattisgarh's Raipur over a video showing them assaulting and sexually abusing a boy at a railway station, an official said today....
2019-08-14 11:17

"Celebrate August 15 Dabake": Top J&K Officer's Message To Kashmiris One of the senior-most police officers in Jammu and Kashmir has a message for Kashmiris this Independence Day even as the state administration is hoping that August 15 would be celebrated in a grand......
2019-08-14 11:17

Australia's coal use sharpens Pacific tension as Scott Morrison arrives for forum Tuvalu PM says no amount of funding makes up for Australia’s failure to cut emissions The scene has been set for tense discussions in Tuvalu as Scott Morrison arrives on Wednesday, after his announcement of $500m in climate funding for the Pacific fe...
2019-08-14 11:17

Trump energy speech in Pennsylvania sounded more like a campaign rally The president spoke for more than an hour, meandering between his prepared remarks and a campaign-style speech listing grievances and currying votes....
2019-08-14 11:17

Red Sox's Chris Sale becomes fastest pitcher in MLB history to record 2,000 strikeouts Boston Red Sox left-hander Chris Sale becomes fastest pitcher to record 2,000 career strikeouts, accomplishing the feat in just 1,626 innings.       ...
2019-08-14 11:17

Documenting a City’s Nocturnal Living Adjusting to the effects of climate change in Phoenix has been a slow burn for its residents. Covering it required these two journalists to flip their internal clocks....
2019-08-14 11:17

The Strange Case of the C.I.A. Interpreter and the 9/11 Trial During a hearing in 2015 at the Guantánamo war court, a defendant recognized an interpreter from the black-site prison network where the United States tortured detainees. What followed was an epic legal tangle....
2019-08-14 11:17

Tigers Outfielder Generously Guides Kyle Seager's Third Dinger Over The Outfield Wall It says something about the state of baseball that the least interesting thing about this play, from the top of the ninth inning of an 11–6 Mariners win over the Tigers, is that it was Kyle Seager’s third dinger of the night. Multi-homer games are so...
2019-08-14 11:51

Safety Net Saves Fan But Not Beer In the top of the second inning of Tuesday night’s Reds-Nationals game, Reds rookie sensation Aristides Aquino took a mighty cut at a high Joe Ross fastball and scalded it straight back into the backstop net. The net caught the ball, of course, which...
2019-08-14 11:51

Barstool Sports Employees Organize To Smooch Their Boss's Ass Prompted by The Ringer’s unionization, Barstool Sports founder Dave Portnoy, whose site uses the tagline “By the common man, for the common man,” has spent a lot of his time yesterday and today coming out as a big anti-union guy. This was a predictab...
2019-08-14 11:51

RPS 2019 science photographer of the year – shortlist The shortlist for the Royal Photographic Society’s science photographer of the year competition will be exhibited at the Science Museum in London from 7 October until 5 January. The competition was open to all ages and levels of expertise and the win...
2019-08-14 11:51

The Rise of the Virtual Restaurant Food delivery apps are reshaping the restaurant industry — and how we eat — by inspiring digital-only establishments that don’t need a dining room or waiters....
2019-08-14 11:51

Coinbase and Barclays split up – but the cryptocurrency exchange already has a new banking bae Just days after Coinbase announced the removal of support for Zcash for UK customers, reports suggest the cryptocurrency exchange is parting ways with banking mainstay Barclays. Sources familiar with the matter told CoinDesk that Barclays is no longe...
2019-08-14 11:51

Here's A Comparison Of Monthly Average Balance Requirements In Top Banks Banks such as State Bank of India (SBI), HDFC and ICICI Bank charge a penalty from the customers failing to maintain the required monthly average balance in their savings accounts....
2019-08-14 12:17

47 Meters Down: Uncaged review – shark horror sequel has teeth A follow-up to 2017’s surprise hit removes the cage and finds surprising suspense as four teens try to survive an underwater onslaughtClosing out the summer with far greater efficiency than one might expect, the brisk, brutal sequel 47 Meters Down: U...
2019-08-14 12:17

FTC Chief: Well Yes, We Could Break Up Big Tech, But Only If We Really, Really Wanted to or Something The chair of the Federal Trade Commission, Chairman Joe Simons, acknowledged in an interview on Tuesday that perhaps maybe, just maybe, one outcome of an FTC task force inquiry into whether tech giants violated anticompetition laws could be forcing t...
2019-08-14 12:17

Liverpool vs Chelsea referee Stephanie Frappart 'not afraid' to be first woman to referee Uefa Super Cup as officials aim to inspire a generation Stephanie Frappart will make history when she becomes the first female official to take charge of a major Uefa's men competition showpiece - a moment Irish assistant Michelle O'Neill hopes will inspire the next generation....
2019-08-14 12:51

Pakistan’s Prime Minister Reiterates His Support for Kashmiris on the Indian Side of the Divide MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan’s prime minister assured Kashmiri people living in the Indian-administered part of the divided region that he supports them in their struggle for self-determination. In his statement Wednesday, Imran...
2019-08-14 13:17

Sperm separation technique could allow IVF gender selection Scientists have developed a new sperm separation technique which could in future allow couples having IVF to choose if they have a boy or girl before fertilisation....
2019-08-14 13:17

What to do about strawberry legs Strawberry legs occur when small black spots, resembling strawberry seeds, appear on the legs after shaving them. Treatments include moisturizing creams. Learn more here....
2019-08-14 13:51

What to do about swollen gums Swollen gums can occur due to gingivitis, pregnancy, and infection. Treatment typically depends on the cause, and good oral hygiene can prevent them. Learn more here....
2019-08-14 13:51

Power Stone: the Dreamcast brawler that foresaw Fortnite and Overwatch Capcom’s joyful, rule-breaking gameplay laid the groundwork for today’s multiplayer shooters. Its producer and designer tell us how they did itFrom the very beginning, developers saw the Dreamcast console as a place to experiment. Sega set the tone w...
2019-08-14 14:17

UPDATE 1-Canada Goose posts smaller-than-expected loss on sales of costlier jackets Canada Goose Holdings Inc on Wednesday posted quarterly loss that was smaller than analysts had feared, as the company sold costlier jackets and parkas to department stores and opened five new retail outlets....
2019-08-14 14:51

India's Edelweiss Financial to raise $125 mln from U.S.-based Kora Management Edelweiss Financial Services Ltd said on Wednesday U.S.-based Kora Management would invest $125 million in the Indian financial services company, weeks after Canadian private equity firm CDPQ's investment of $255 million....
2019-08-14 14:51

Cathay Pacific says has fired two pilots over Hong Kong protests Cathay Pacific Airways has terminated the employment of two pilots, the company said on Wednesday, after it suspended them in the past week over their involvement in protests in Hong Kong....
2019-08-14 14:51

New York Yankees injury update: August 12 Another day… another New York Yankees injury update post! Unlike some past injury update posts, we think that you’ll be happy to hear the latest news regarding some of the Yankees biggest stars. Dellin Betances Dellin Betances threw ...
2019-08-14 14:51

Yankees release 2020 regular season schedule Even though there is over a month-and a-half left of baseball this season, the New York Yankees released their schedule for next season. Full schedule can be found here: https://t.co/o1pXfX6C9j pic.twitter.com/9CZH8AhrQw — New York Yankees (@Yankees...
2019-08-14 14:51

Conservation groups plan legal challenge over Endangered Species Act TUCSON –  From the Jaguar to the Mexican Gray Wolf, right now there are more than sixty endangered species living in Arizona. Randy Serraglio says he’s worried about every one of them. “Well we weren’t surprised, the Trump adm...
2019-08-14 15:17

Former Cowboy great Demarco Murray high on UA runningbacks TUCSON – Former NFL “All Pro” runningback Demarco Murray is hard-at-work as the University of Arizona runningback’s coach.  Here’s more from Tuesday’s sportscast with Murray, who gave up a career in broadcasting, t...
2019-08-14 15:17

Dunkin’ Donuts brings back pumpkin coffees earlier this year Dunkin’ Donuts announced a new early fall lineup menu, including pumpkin-flavored coffees. Dunkin’ will start selling its pumpkin-flavored items nationwide on August 21, which is a week earlier than last year. Do you think Dunkin' Do...
2019-08-14 15:17

3 victims of El Paso shooting remain in critical condition EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Half of those injured in the deadly mass shooting in El Paso, Texas, are still in the hospital. Officials from University Medical Center of El Paso and Del Sol Medical Center said Tuesday that three of the nearly two-dozen survi...
2019-08-14 15:17

Alegion raises $12 million for data annotation Alegion, a startup providing data annotation tools and services to companies like Airbnb and Walmart, has raised $12 million in venture capital.Read More...
2019-08-14 15:17

French politician accused of staging glacier summit photo A French politician is fending off an “avalanche” of accusations that a photo on his Twitter page, in which he appears to be scaling a vertical summit in the Alps, is actually fake....
2019-08-14 15:17

Kashmir crisis mars independence celebrations in Pakistan and India As Pakistan and India mark over seven decades of independence from British colonial rule, critics say the Kashmir problem has overshadowed basic development concerns in Pakistan and alienated minorities in India....
2019-08-14 15:17

Bundesliga transfers: Borussia Mönchengladbach sign Ramy Bensebaini Borussia Mönchengladbach have shored up their back line with the signing of the Algeria defender. Meanwhile, Bayern Munich have brought Croatian winger Ivan Perisic in on loan. Follow all of the transfer atcion here!...
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

Serial stalker sent woman 10,000 disturbing texts in 12 days: authorities A Florida creep sent a woman roughly 10,000 text messages during a 12-day span, including threats that they would “die together,” deputies said. Nicholas C. Nelson, 48, of Parkland, was busted in Georgia after a woman told deputies in Broward County ...
2019-08-14 15:17

Man breaks into Phoenix airport, activates plane’s emergency slide A man entered a restricted area at an Arizona airport on Tuesday and activated an emergency slide on a plane, a report said. Zackaria Mudasir, 39, allegedly walked into the secure area of Terminal 2 at Sky Harbor International Airport in Phoenix at a...
2019-08-14 15:17

Ancient Egypt's enduring mysteries Like the legendary curse of the mummy, ancient Egypt refuses to stay buried in the past. Every so often it comes back to life -- in the 1920s with the discovery of King Tut's tomb; in the 1970s with the global tour of those golden masks; and most rec...
2019-08-14 15:51

Japanese researchers build robotic tail to keep elderly upright Millions of years after the ancestors of humans evolved to lose their tails, a research team at Japan’s Keio University have built a robotic one they say could help unsteady elderly people keep their balance....
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

Security Firm Deploys AI as 'Virtual Coach' for Guards Allied Universal, a provider of facility services and security that was founded in the 1950s, is using artificial intelligence to help its guards better patrol buildings and sites....
2019-08-14 16:17

U.S. lawmakers push Mylan, Teva over drug pricing probe: statement The head of the U.S. House of Representative's oversight panel on Wednesday called on three drugmakers to turn over documents as part of an ongoing congressional review over generic drug price increases and accused the companies of "apparent efforts ...
2019-08-14 16:17

Ford faces lawsuit alleging carbon monoxide leak in police Explorers The six plaintiffs, all state troopers in Washington, claim they suffered from headaches, nausea, foggy thinking or flu-like symptoms from driving the vehicles....
2019-08-14 16:17

Acura Type S concept previews next TLX Designers say the concept to be shown at Monterey Car Week already has many of the engineering details worked out, suggesting the production car won't be far off in terms of overall design....
2019-08-14 16:17

Platinum giant wants in on batteries to ease EV threat Anglo American Platinum wants to create a new multi-billion dollar business for platinum-group metals to compete with cobalt and nickel as electric vehicles reduce the need for traditional catalytic converters....
2019-08-14 16:17

New Mexico man accused of ‘forcibly’ feeding meth to his cat Aaron Spaulding is accused of force-feeding his cat methamphetamines. Courtesy: Las Cruces Police Department By Elisha Fieldstadt A New Mexico man is accused of “forcibly” feeding methamphetamine to his pet cat, police said Tuesday. Aaron...
2019-08-14 16:17

China Condemns "Terrorist-Like Actions" Of Hong Kong Protesters China reacted furiously Wednesday 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

Donald Trump Confirms China Moving Troops To Hong Kong Border US intelligence has confirmed that China is moving troops to the border with Hong Kong, US President Donald Trump said Tuesday, appealing for calm amid intensifying pro-democracy protests in the......
2019-08-14 16:17

Germany's economy just shrank, meaning Europe's biggest economy is 'teetering on the edge of recession' Reuters/Hannibal Hanschke Germany's economy shrank 0.1% in the second quarter, driven by a decline in exports due to the US-China trade war. The slowdown is bad news given Germany is Europe's largest economy and a key player in the eurozone. The con...
2019-08-14 16:17

The husband of an El Paso shooting victim says he has no other family, so he's inviting the community to attend his wife's funeral Reuters/Callaghan O'Hare Antonio Basco, who was married to a victim of the mass shooting at an El Paso Walmart, said he has no other family after losing his wife. So, he invited the community to join him at her funeral. Antonio Basco was married to ...
2019-08-14 16:17

Stocks Fall as Bond Yields Flash a Recession Warning U.S. stocks tumbled and Treasury markets sent a new recession signal after weak German and Chinese economic data stoked fears of an impending global slowdown....
2019-08-14 16:51

WeWork files for IPO, shows $700 million loss in first half of year WeWork owner The We Company on Wednesday filed with regulators for an initial public offering and published detailed financial statements for the first time that showed it lost almost $700 million in the first half of 2019 while doubling revenue. The...
2019-08-14 16:51

Russian riot officer filmed punching woman at Moscow election protest A widely-condemned video that shows a Russian riot police officer punching a woman in the stomach on the day of a sanctioned protest for free elections will be investigated by authorities, state-run media in the country has reported....
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

I'm STAPLE Founder Jeffstaple, and This Is How I Work Jeff Ng was a sneakerhead before they called them sneakerheads. Better known by his handle @jeffstaple—named after his creative agency and his clothing line—Jeff has designed some of the most famous collectible streetwear and worked with clients like...
2019-08-14 16:51

Antawn Jamison returns to Wizards as director of pro personnel Jamison, a two-time all-star over his six years in Washington, will join the staff headed by Johnny Rogers, the newly hired vice president of pro personnel, in NBA and G League scouting....
2019-08-14 17:17

U.S. 30-year bond yield hits record low, stoking fears of a recession The benchmark 30-year Treasury bond fell to a record low Wednesday as investors looked for a safe place to put their money amid the threat of a recession....
2019-08-14 17:17

FAA prohibits some Apple laptops from U.S. flights over fire risk Federal flight regulators have added certain Apple laptops to its "no fly" list of banned items on U.S. flights, because of a risk their batteries could catch fire....
2019-08-14 17:17

|DeBeerswillletbuyersrejectmorediamondstofendoffcrisis De Beers will let buyers reject more diamonds at a sale next week as the mining company shows almost unprecedented flexibility to ease a growing crisis....
2019-08-14 17:17

The Latest: A$AP Rocky lawyer ‘disappointed’ by verdict The lawyer for U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky says he is “disappointed” by the decision of a Stockholm court to find his client guilty of assault for his role in a June 30 street brawl in the city....
2019-08-14 17:17

A cleverly hidden ‘Avengers: Endgame’ Easter egg just surfaced, and it’s the most puzzling one so far Watching Avengers: Endgame in theaters has a significant drawback: no matter how many times you see it, you still can’t capture all the information it delivers, and you might miss out on various Easter eggs as a result. Like the fact that Howar...
2019-08-14 17:17

WATCH LIVE: President Trump gives speech at Pennsylvania Shell cracker plant President Trump made a visit to the Pittsburgh area to give a speech at the Shell cracker plant at 2:10 p.m., which is under construction, along the Ohio River in Beaver County....
2019-08-14 17:17

How to create a light and bright home — even without the sun TOWN SQUARE | Play with bright, cheery colors or pastels for throw pillows, accents and artwork. Bright artwork is an easy way to freshen up your walls....
2019-08-14 17:51

China’s Belt and Road Is Getting a Reboot. Here’s Why By many accounts, China’s Belt and Road Initiative has been a monumental success: Since 2013 more than 130 countries have signed deals or expressed interest in projects geared to spurring trade along routes reminiscent of the ancient Silk Road. The W...
2019-08-14 17:51

Cameron Boyce's Parents Recall Final Moments Before His Sudden Death During First Sit-Down Interview It was supposed to be an evening like any other. In early July, Victor and Libby Boyce went out to eat with their son Cameron Boyce. "It was a completely normal, beautiful family......
2019-08-14 17:51

The Crown Season 3 Cast on Claire Foy Impressions, Personal Connections and Prince Charles' Young Love After nearly two years without new episodes, The Crown's reign is continuing on Netflix. Season three of the Emmy-winning drama drops on Sunday, Nov. 17 with a brand-new cast playing the very......
2019-08-14 17:51

All of the Men Who Were Almost the Bachelor Always a contestant, never a lead. While hundreds of men have appeared as contestants in the Bachelor franchise since it began in 2002, only 22 men have served as the star of The......
2019-08-14 17:51

Dog in Texas dies from toxic algae found in river, owner claims: 'I blame myself' A Texas woman is using the unexpected passing of her beloved dog as a warning for other pet owners to be wary of water that may contain toxic algae. ...
2019-08-14 17:51

Revealed: Republican lawmaker aided group training young men for 'biblical warfare' The group ‘Team Rugged’ offers ‘patriotic and biblical training’ that includes instruction on how to use knives and gunsThe Republican politician Matt Shea connected close allies with a group offering training to young men in “biblical warfare” that ...
2019-08-14 17:51

A$AP Rocky found guilty of assault over Stockholm brawl Rapper whose real name is Rakim Mayers given suspended sentence A court in Stockholm has found the American rapper A$AP Rocky guilty of assault in a case that earlier this year led to a US-Swedish spat when Donald Trump attempted to secure his releas...
2019-08-14 17:51

Human-sized penguin fossil discovered in New Zealand New species said to have been four times heavier than emperor penguinA giant penguin that stood as tall as a person has been identified from fossil leg bones discovered by an amateur palaeontologist on New Zealand’s South Island.At 1.6 metres and 80k...
2019-08-14 17:51

Jeffrey Epstein accuser sues financier's estate and Ghislaine Maxwell Jennifer Araoz, who has accused Epstein of sexual misconduct, filed her lawsuit following his death in prisonA woman who has accused Jeffrey Epstein of sexual assault on Wednesday filed a lawsuit against the financier’s estate, Epstein’s former assoc...
2019-08-14 17:51

WeWork files for IPO amid investor skepticism over deep losses Office rental company filed for initial public offering, publishing statements showing loss of almost $700m in the first half of 2019WeWork, a company that has shaken up the sleepy world of office rentals by adding a hipster aesthetic and beer taps t...
2019-08-14 17:51

Poverty is a hurdle for women seeking abortions in rural America In the US south and beyond, getting an abortion is not only logistically and emotionally difficult – it can push someone over the financial edgeFor the third time in a week, LT stood at the reception in the abortion clinic in Shreveport, Louisiana, m...
2019-08-14 17:51

Garry Winogrand's America in color The photographer’s rarely seen color photographs are on show at the Brooklyn Museum, showing his distinctive view of everyday life in America. On show until 8 December, Garry Winogrand: Color takes him to the streets, to highways, to suburbs, to mote...
2019-08-14 17:51

USA basketball coach Gregg Popovich praises 'patriotic' Colin Kaepernick Coach says exiled quarterback is trying to make US betterTeam USA are preparing for World Cup in ChinaAs Team USA prepare to represent their country at the Fiba World Cup, their coach, Gregg Popovich, has given his thoughts on patriotism and how some...
2019-08-14 17:51

The Joy of Six: football and the outside of the boot | Rob Smyth From Brazilian screamers to an extravagant shank via Peruvian insouciance, we celebrate one of football’s most difficult skillsNB: The point of the Joy of Six is not to rank things, only to enjoy them Continue reading......
2019-08-14 17:51

Emiliano Sala and crash pilot 'probably poisoned by fumes' Toxicology tests on footballer’s body show fatal levels of carbon monoxide exposureThe footballer Emiliano Sala and pilot David Ibbotson were probably poisoned by carbon monoxide fumes in their small plane that crashed in the Channel in January, inve...
2019-08-14 17:51

Hurry up and make an example of Bryson DeChambeau over slow play If the focus on the world No 8 results in improvement on slow play then the criticism of the player will have been justifiedA hilarious scene played out on the penultimate day of this year’s Latin America Amateur Championship. While irked – and worri...
2019-08-14 17:51

Last Christmas: first trailer for Emma Thompson romcom featuring the music of George Michael Emilia Clarke and Henry Golding star in the yuletide release, which is scripted by and co-stars Thompson, with Paul Feig as directorThe first trailer for Last Christmas, the highly-anticipated romcom scripted by Emma Thompson and themed around the so...
2019-08-14 17:51

First ads banned for contravening UK gender stereotyping rules Watchdog bans VW and Philadelphia ads with bungling dads and ‘passive’ womenTwo television ads, one featuring new dads bungling comically while looking after their babies and the other a woman sitting next to a pram, have become the first to be banne...
2019-08-14 17:51

'Men said we were immoral': the aphrodisiacs challenging taboos | Wana Udobang Nigeria’s traditional ‘Kayan Mata’ recipes have grown into a booming industry that’s empowering women to be more open about sexWhen Amra Mansur was working as a makeup artist in Abuja, while she studied law, she would overhear conversations between w...
2019-08-14 17:51

The restaurant that teaches homeless people to barbecue with the best Every year, social enterprise Beyond Food helps apprentices turn their lives around. This month they will be running stoves at Meatopia, a festival of food and fireAndrew Cannon’s greatest ambition is to climb Everest. That, and to be happy, and perh...
2019-08-14 17:51

'Drabness incarnate!' Are we finally suffering from Marvel fatigue? Just as Netflix axed the last of them, the head of Marvel has revealed they have more series on the way. As if we hadn’t suffered enough slogging through their tired, listless showsThe relationship between Netflix and Marvel has soured. Since Disney ...
2019-08-14 17:51

NSW police say USB drive discovered on alleged Sydney stabbing attacker – video NSW police commissioner Mick Fuller speaks to the media in Sydney about the arrest of a 20-year-old man who allegedly went on a stabbing rampage in Sydney's CBD. The western Sydney man was arrested on Tuesday after he allegedly stabbed a 41-year-old ...
2019-08-14 17:51

Castle Combe to honour Aston Martin's 1959 Le Mans win The 60th anniversary of the 1959 Le Mans 24 Hours victory for Aston Martin will be celebrated during the eighth Castle Combe Autumn Classic on Saturday October 5...
2019-08-14 18:17

Aprilia MotoGP tester Smith to return to Moto2 class at Silverstone Aprilia MotoGP test rider Bradley Smith will return to the Moto2 class in place of the injured Khairul Idham Pawi at the Petronas SRT squad for next weekend's Silverstone round...
2019-08-14 18:17

W Series race winner Powell set to make IMSA debut in GTD class NSX W Series race winner Alice Powell will make her IMSA SportsCar Championship debut later this month at Virginia International Raceway with Meyer Shank Racing...
2019-08-14 18:17

'Mistake made' after NZ mosque attack suspect sends letter from jail cell Officials in New Zealand have admitted making a mistake after the Christchurch mosque attack suspect was allowed to send a handwritten letter from his Auckland prison cell....
2019-08-14 18:17

Wholesale Inflation Eases To 25-Month Low Of 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 18:17

How Do You Film Water in Its Many Forms? Very, Very Carefully The documentarian Victor Kossakovsky, his crew and others found themselves in perilous spots as they sought out roiling seas, frozen lakes, icebergs and more....
2019-08-14 19:17

Fantasy football: Running backs with easiest schedules, best values New England Patriots running back Sony Michel could be the steal of your draft this season, according to UPI senior sports writer Alex Butler. Read for more running backs with easy schedules in 2019....
2019-08-14 19:17

WNBA suspends Brittney Griner, four others for involvement in fight The WNBA handed down suspensions to five players, including star center Brittney Griner, for their roles in a fight during a game between the Dallas Wings and Phoenix Mercury....
2019-08-14 19:17

Greta Thunberg sets sail on Atlantic crossing for climate conferences on zero-carbon yacht Environmental activist Greta Thunberg set sail from Plymouth today on a carbon neutral yacht to attend UN summits in New York and Chile on tackling global warming....
2019-08-14 19:17

Hong Kong protests are like terrorism, says China as paramilitary forces gather amid fears army could be used against demonstrators Images emerged today of Chinese paramilitary forces assembling only 20 miles from Hong Kong as Beijing claimed the protests there were "no different to terrorism"....
2019-08-14 19:17

Soccer player Sala and pilot likely exposed to carbon monoxide before fatal crash: report Argentine soccer player Emiliano Sala's 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 19:17

Former WWE Superstars Enzo Amore and Big Cass plot comeback as 'Free Agents' nZo and CaZXL From their humble beginnings in the Northeast to wrestling under the bright lights for WWE, Eric Arndt and William Morrissey's story is one that runs the gamut from the pinnacle of professional wrestling to rock bottom. But both stars have lived to t...
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

Greta Thunberg begins zero-carbon Atlantic voyage – video Climate activist Greta Thunberg has set sail from Plymouth on what could be her most daunting challenge yet - crossing the Atlantic in a solar-powered racing yacht.'I feel a bit seasick and it's not going to be comfortable but that I can live with,' ...
2019-08-14 19:17

Argentina announces economic relief plan but peso still flailing Argentine President Mauricio Macri on Wednesday unveiled a package of welfare subsidies and lower taxes for workers to lessen the impact of an economic crisis just months before a re-election bid, but his announcement did not immediately halt the pes...
2019-08-14 19:17

Southern Yemeni separatists tell Saudi Arabia: evict Islah or lose the war Yemen's southern separatists vowed on Wednesday to keep control over Aden, warning the only way out of the impasse that has fractured a Saudi-led military alliance was for Islamists and northerners to be removed from positions of power in the south....
2019-08-14 19:17

Borderlands 3 interview — How the writers envisioned twin ‘livescream’ villains and multiple planets Danny Homan and Sam Winkler of Gearbox Software tried to infuse their sense of humor into the writing of Borderlands 3 and its twin villains.Read More...
2019-08-14 19:51

T-Mobile and MediaTek claim first multi-vendor standalone 5G data call T-Mobile is working with smaller 5G chipset provider MediaTek to equip its network for phase two of 5G -- a fully standalone network with no 4G limitations.Read More...
2019-08-14 19:51

WeWork IPO filing hypes transformative workplace potential to rationalize massive losses WeWork's IPO filing reveals the challenge it faces in convincing investors to look past its gaping losses and see its revolutionary workplace potential.Read More...
2019-08-14 19:51

THQ Nordic has plans for TimeSplitters and is making a new Saints Row A wise man once said that "if you're not making moves, you're standing still." And THQ Nordic is proving that with TimeSplitters and Saints Row.Read More...
2019-08-14 19:51

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

Bahrain signs agreement for Patriot missile system, U.S. negotiating details of deal Bahrain signed a contract to purchase the Patriot missile defense system, Raytheon announced, marking the start of contract negotiations with the U.S. government on the number of systems and missiles to be sold....
2019-08-14 19:51

Arizona infant falls ill after consuming baking flour disguised as baby formula: report North Carolina law enforcement are investigating several cases of parents reportedly purchasing tampered packages of baby formula that had been emptied and filled with baking flour, a report said....
2019-08-14 19:51

Germany's economic resilience is crumbling and it's time for stimulus, say economists Germany's economic resilience is crumbling, fueling fears of a recession and increasing pressure on the government to deliver a fiscal stimulus package....
2019-08-14 19:51

Van Dijk ‘honoured’ to be on Ballon d’Or shortlist "Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk says he would be delighted to win the Ballon d’Or but insisted the team’s aims were his main focus ahead of the Super Cup final with Chelsea."...
2019-08-14 19:51

Klopp: Nobody will forget Istanbul 2005 but it's a new team now "Jurgen Klopp is hoping his side can draw inspiration from Liverpool\u0027s heroics in Istanbul in 2005 as they bid to add the UEFA Super Cup to their Champions League crown when they face Chelsea in the Turkish capital on Wednesday."...
2019-08-14 19:51

Marengo surges to victory in Stage 1, Craddock takes overall lead "Umberto Marengo blasted out of a late breakway to narrowly win Stage 1 of the Tour of Utah on Tuesday while runner-up Lawson Craddock gained enough time to take the overall lead."...
2019-08-14 19:51

Players Say No Man's Sky Beyond Is Crashing, And Developers Promise A Fix Soon No Man’s Sky players are saying that Beyond is running poorly on console, with frequent crashes. Hello Games says they’re aware of the issue and are working on a fix....
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

Newly Announced Need For Speed Has Some Serious Vice City Vibes Need For Speed Heat was just announced as the newest entry in the long-running series. A stylish trailer showed off elements we’ve come to expect from these games, like police chases and car customization. It also showed off a Florida setting and so...
2019-08-14 19:51

Pokémon Manholes Installed Across Japan Japanese cities and towns across the country have their own manhole designs. Each one is unique and reflects the local culture, history or beauty. Fittingly, the country now has Pokémon manholes....
2019-08-14 19:51

Concern about Trump's immigration policies impacting business fades on Main Street Immigration is an issue that small business owners care about, but for the majority it is not because it affects their companies, according to the latest CNBC|SurveyMonkey Small Business Survey....
2019-08-14 19:51

Nepal sets new rules for Everest climbers after deadly season Climbers are required to ascend peak above 6,500 metres before getting permitAll climbers seeking a permit for Everest must have prior high altitude mountaineering experience and demonstrable training, a high-level commission for the Nepalese governm...
2019-08-14 19:51

The Rich Paul Rule is proof the NCAA knows its days are numbered | Etan Thomas 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 19:51

U.S. FDA approves TB Alliance's treatment for drug-resistant tuberculosis The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved TB Alliance's treatment for drug-resistant tuberculosis as part of a three-drug combination regimen called BPaL, the not-for-profit said on Wednesday....
2019-08-14 19:51

Medical abortions can be safely supervised via telemedicine: study (Reuters Health) - Terminating a pregnancy with medication under virtual supervision from a clinician is just as effective and safe as doing so at a medical facility, a study across four U.S states suggests....
2019-08-14 19:51

Two Ebola patients in Congo ‘cured’ with new drugs KINSHASA, Congo — Two Ebola patients who were treated with new drugs in the city of Goma in eastern Congo have been declared “cured” and returned to their home. Top doctors fighting Ebola quickly used the case on Tuesday to press the message that peo...
2019-08-14 19:51

Don Lemon Sued for Alleged Assault by New York Bartender, CNN Defends News Anchor [Corrected] A New Jersey bartender has filed a lawsuit against CNN anchor Don Lemon for an alleged assault that took place in a Hamptons, N.Y., bar last summer. Filed on Sunday, the suit seeks unspecified damages for the “demeaning, unprovoked and offensive assa...
2019-08-14 19:51

Liverpool vs Chelsea LIVE, Uefa Super Cup 2019: Live stream, commentary, TV channel, lineups, score prediction Champions League winners Liverpool and Europa League holders Chelsea face off in Istanbul tonight with the Uefa Super Cup final an all-English affair for the first time....
2019-08-14 20:17

Chelsea cannot replace Eden Hazard but players now have opportunity to step up, says Frank Lampard Frank Lampard has admitted it is impossible for Chelsea to replace Eden Hazard, but urged the club's next generation to prove they can still deliver success by winning the Uefa Super Cup on Wednesday night....
2019-08-14 20:17

Report: Guards failed to check on Jeffrey Epstein for 3 hours The two prison staff members who'd been guarding the unit where Jeffrey Epstein died by apparent suicide failed to check on him that night for about three hours, The New York Times reported Tuesday, citing several law enforcement and prison officials...
2019-08-14 20:17

Bernie Sanders tones down criticism of Washington Post but expresses frustration with campaign coverage Sen. Bernie Sanders scaled back his criticism of the media on Tuesday, telling CNN he did not believe that Amazon founder and Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos was dictating the paper's coverage of his campaign....
2019-08-14 20:17

Trump sends Justin Trudeau passive-aggressive note There's something passive aggressive about the way President Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau have become pen pals, though it's not exactly a pen that the President has deployed. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports....
2019-08-14 20:17

The Volkswagen T-Roc Cabriolet Is The Convertible CUV The World Didn't Know It Needed Volkswagen is calling its newest creation “a literal breath of fresh air” in its press release, and I have to say I agree. The Volkswagen T-Roc Cabriolet looks kind of absurd but like it’s a hell of a lot of fun—and it’ll be hitting markets in early ...
2019-08-14 20:17

Museum shrouds endangered wildlife exhibits in mourning veil Bristol Museum to highlight biodiversity crisis after children demand true stories of exhibitsOne of Britain’s largest natural history collections is to shroud its exhibits of extinct and endangered species in black mourning veils to highlight the gl...
2019-08-14 20:17

My smart TV wasn’t actually smart until I got DISH’s new Google remote Like most of you, I have several internet-connected “smart TVs” in my home, but I don’t use any of the smart features available on them. Does anyone? Streaming devices like the ones available from Roku, Amazon, and Apple all have mu...
2019-08-14 20:51

We might finally know the exact names Apple is using for its iPhone 11 lineup Only about a month separates us from Apple’s iPhone press conference, where the company will unveil three new devices, part of the iPhone 11 family. We’ve been using the iPhone 11 moniker for these devices for months now, not knowing what...
2019-08-14 20:51

Spotify users may finally be able to start using Siri commands to play music Over the past few months, there’s been quite a bit of tension between Apple and Spotify. Not too long ago, for example, Spotify CEO Daniel Ek argued that Apple’s 30% cut from the App Store amounts to an unfair tax on competition. What&rsq...
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

Argentina's Macri attempts to thwart economic plunge Argentine President Mauricio Macri is trying to to lessen the impact of an economic crisis ahead of his re-election bid in October. The country is suffering from a deep recession and massive inflation....
2019-08-14 20:51

New York expects flood of child sex abuse lawsuits The Catholic Church, the Boy Scouts, schools and hospitals are expected to be hit by hundreds of lawsuits under a new law lifting the statute of limitations on child sexual abuse cases....
2019-08-14 20:51

Worries on the horizon for Angela Merkel From climate change and trembling spells to a trembling government, German Chancellor Angela Merkel faces many challenges as she returns to office post-vacation....
2019-08-14 20:51

Football star Sala exposed to high levels of deadly carbon monoxide in plane British air accident investigators have said Emiliano Sala's body had potentially deadly levels of carbon monoxide. It said the pilot of the plane that crashed was also likely exposed....
2019-08-14 20:51

Captive breeding employed to rescue Chile's national animal, a shy deer Scientists seeking to increase the dwindling population of Chile's national animal, the shy Huemul deer, have released their first captive-bred pair into the wild in a pivotal step in the drive to save the endangered species from extinction....
2019-08-14 21:17

Joe Biden, Elizabeth Warren in statistical tie in national poll ​Former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Elizabeth Warren are in a statistical dead heat in a national poll of 2020 Democratic presidential candidates, with ​Sen. Bernie Sanders coming in third, according to a poll released Wednesday. ​Asked if the ...
2019-08-14 21:17

Beto O’Rourke set to return to campaign trail with ‘major’ speech Beto O’Rourke will mark his return to the presidential campaign trail by giving a “major address” Thursday in his hometown of El Paso, Texas — the scene of a mass shooting that killed 22 people, according to a report Wednesday...
2019-08-14 21:17

Portrait of a Nation: Gayle King to Host Biennial American Portrait Gala Honoring Earth, Wind & Fire and More; Michelle Obama Among Presenters The National Portrait Gallery continues to make big news: A week after announcing that Vogue’s history-making portrait of Beyoncé (photographed by Tyler Mitchell) will grace its hallowed halls, the Smithsonian institution announced the talent lineup ...
2019-08-14 21:17

Bolton sale closer after injunction blocking progress is amended • Would-be owner Laurence Bassini used court order to block sale• Football Ventures now hopeful of completing takeoverBolton’s administrators hope to be able to complete the sale of the club unimpeded after an injunction lodged by the would-be owner,...
2019-08-14 21:51

Celtic’s Champions League exit a warning to Rangers, says Steven Gerrard • Celtic eliminated after 4-3 defeat to Cluj at Parkhead• Rangers face FC Midtjylland in Europa League on ThursdaySteven Gerrard has said that Celtic’s Champions League exit should be a warning to his Rangers squad. Related: Neil Lennon laments waste...
2019-08-14 21:51

Andrew Strauss has Hundred reasons for concern over English coaches • Former director expresses fears at overseas appointments• Shane Warne and Gary Kirsten among coaches already hiredAndrew Strauss has expressed concerns over a lack of English head coaches in the Hundred, fearing it could have a knock-on effect for ...
2019-08-14 21:51

Caster Semenya: I have high testosterone, so what? – video The double olympic champion Caster Semenya's battle with the athletics authorities rolls on as she continues to fight an IAAF regulation that would make her take testosterone-lowering medication. The South African athlete will not be able to defend h...
2019-08-14 21:51

THQ Nordic says a new Saints Row game is 'deep in development' THQ Nordic had plenty of updates about upcoming games from its sprawling empire in its latest earnings report. Perhaps the most notable is that its Volition studio is "deep in development" on a new Saints Row game. It didn't offer any informatio...
2019-08-14 21:51

FCC chairman Ajit Pai endorses T-Mobile / Sprint merger The proposed merger of Sprint and T-Mobile is inching ever closer to being complete, after the Department of Justice gave its conditional endorsement last month. Now, Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai is formally recommending that t...
2019-08-14 21:51

You can chat with Shopify stores from virtually anywhere You might not have to switch to Apple's iMessage or Facebook Messenger the next time you want to talk to a favorite online store. Shopify has introduced a native chat feature (appropriately called Shopify Chat) that lets you talk to a store thr...
2019-08-14 21:51

British Airways is offering VR entertainment on flights British Airways is set to trial VR entertainment on select first class flights from London Heathrow to New York JFK. From now until the end of the year, customers on these flights will have their own 3D cinema in the sky, and will be able to watch a....
2019-08-14 21:51

North Carolina Tar Heels basketball player Leah Church goes viral for incredible trick shot North Carolina Tar Heels women’s basketball guard Leah Church shot 38 percent from the three-point line during her sophomore season and apparently is taking her shooting ability to the next level....
2019-08-14 21:51

Atlanta United coach Frank de Boer says equal pay fight is ‘ridiculous:’ ‘Why do they have to earn the same?’ Frank de Boer, the head coach of Major League Soccer’s Atlanta United, said in an interview published Tuesday he doesn’t agree men and women should be paid equally in certain sports like soccer....
2019-08-14 21:51

Brooklyn Nets' Joseph Tsai to buy remaining stake in team from Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov for $2.3B: report Brooklyn Nets minority owner Joseph Tsai is reportedly set to the remaining 51 percent of the team he does not own from majority owner, and Russian billionaire, Mikhail Prokhorov....
2019-08-14 21:51

Todd and Julie Chrisley in custody after indictment on tax evasion and fraud Reality television stars Todd and Julie Chrisley are in custody in Georgia, one day after they were indicted on tax evasion and fraud charges, according to the Northern District of Georgia attorney's office....
2019-08-14 22:17

FAA tells airlines MacBook Pros with defective batteries can’t fly The 2015 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro. (credit: Andrew Cunningham) The Federal Aviation Administration has banned certain 15-inch MacBook Pros with potentially defective batteries from US flights. The move, which follows Apple's June recall announcem...
2019-08-14 22:17

Moscow wants to be a model smart city; this is how they plan to achieve it The concept of smart cities is a well trodden one and has been at the core of the expansion of some of the world’s big megalopolises. Moscow, however, rarely comes to mind when thinking about technology, primarily because Russia is often ...
2019-08-14 22:17

Biometric data of a million users leaked Security researchers have discovered a huge collection of unsecured biometric credentials and personal information including the fingerprint data of over one million people.The discovery was made by researchers Noam Rotem and Ran Locar alongside vpnM...
2019-08-14 22:17

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3rd Generation release date, news, and rumors Now that AMD has released its first 7nm Ryzen 3rd Generation processors, what will the future look like for Threadripper 3rd Generation – its next line of HEDT processors?The new Zen 2 architecture was revealed at CES 2019, with AMD promising ...
2019-08-14 22:17

Best budget gaming PC 2019: top gaming desktops for less The best budget gaming PCs out there to prove that investing in a new gaming computer isn’t as expensive as you might think. And while the best gaming PCs may need you to take out a loan, the best budget gaming PCs can still deliver fantastic ...
2019-08-14 22:17

Homeless man assaults cop while being arrested in Chelsea, police say A homeless man assaulted a police officer when she asked him for ID in Chelsea, police and sources said Wednesday. The cop had asked 28-year-old Brian Thayer for his identification around 8:30 a.m. Tuesday when she spotted him blocking the staircase ...
2019-08-14 22:17

Online petition seeks to rename Trump Tower street after Barack Obama ​It started out as a joke, but an online petition to rename the street outside Trump Tower after former President Barack Obama has amassed nearly 100,000 signatures. The petition on MoveOn.org seeks to rename the stretch of Fifth Avenue from 56th Str...
2019-08-14 22:17

Four New York lawmakers open up about childhood sexual abuse Four female state lawmakers spoke out as survivors of childhood sexual abuse in Times Square Tuesday, unveiling a new video encouraging others to come forward. “I went through years of guilt thinking that I must have done something to deserve that,” ...
2019-08-14 22:17

Why 2019 is the best year ever to buy a smartphone: Affordable flagships galore Prices are coming down while quality improves so a phone you buy today can easily last two or three years. What do you expect your smartphone to do next year that it's not doing now?...
2019-08-14 22:51

How to Drink Your Way Through Your Summer Berry Haul If you’ve ever gone berry picking, you know how it easy it is to pick an insane amount of berries. Each plump piece of fruit begs to be pulled from the vine, and before you know it you have flats full of fruit and big plans. But then you get home, an...
2019-08-14 22:51

When Is It Okay to Tell Someone They're Doing Something Wrong in the Gym? Here’s a topic that generated some spirited discussion in our call for gym etiquette questions: when is it okay to tell someone they’re exercising wrong?...
2019-08-14 22:51

Wait to Buy a Galaxy Note 10+ Adapter for Super-Fast 45W Charging Shopping for a new charger for your phone can be confusing. Typically, you’re good to go with whatever ships with your device, but it probably isn’t an adapter that can give you the fastest and best charging speeds. Those are often more expensive, an...
2019-08-14 22:51

Amy Duggar King recalls rainbow after grandma Mary's drowning: 'She's smiling down on us' Amy Duggar King recalls a symbol of beauty following her grandmother's tragic accidental drowning in June.        ...
2019-08-14 22:51

ShowBiz Minute: A$AP Rocky, Domingo, BTS A$AP Rocky guilty in Sweden, given provisional sentence; Placido Domingo events cancelled amid scandal; BTS to take a brief break        ...
2019-08-14 22:51

How to turn your dorm room into a smart 'home' Please enjoy this guide to the best dorm room gear, just one part of our larger 2019 back-to-school series. In addition to top picks in 11 categories -- everything from laptops to smartphones to gaming and dorm gear -- we went big on tips and buying....
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

How the Invention of Spreadsheet Software Unleashed Wall Street on the World In 2010, a pair of researchers published a controversial economics paper. It was cited by UK politicians to justify austerity measures that sparked economic and employment crises, and anti-austerity protests—measures that the UN later called “punitiv...
2019-08-14 22:51

Patrick Stewart Might Be Responsible for How We All Say Data Now Pop culture can have a huge effect on society, influencing how we dress, what we eat, what we say (“hasta la vista, baby”), and even how we pronounce certain words. Brent Spiner believes the way we all say the word “data” now was directly influenced ...
2019-08-14 22:51

Finally, a Proper AirPods Competitor The first time I picked up the Jaybird Vista truly wireless earbuds, a thought started looping through my head: These things are impossibly tiny and light. Even the case is pocket-sized. The sheer portability reminded me of AirPods, but there’s an es...
2019-08-14 22:51

75 years at the fair (WHO/NBC News) John Rasmussen is marking an incredible milestone. Rasmussen has never missed the Iowa State Fair. First attending as a baby, 2019 is his 75th year. He’s camped at the fair each time. “I came here as a three or 4-month-old baby...
2019-08-14 23:17

Man Dies After Choking During Taco-Eating Contest At Minor League Baseball Game A Fresno man named Dana Hutchings died on Tuesday night after collapsing during a taco-eating contest at a Fresno Grizzlies game, according to a report from the Fresno Bee....
2019-08-14 23:17

Realme 5 Spotted on Geekbench Ahead of Formal Launch Realme 5 has surfaced on Geekbench with model number RMX1911. An NBTC certification also spotted that suggests a relationship between the Realme 5 name and model number RMX1911....
2019-08-14 23:17

U.S. climate scientist removed from job to file whistleblower complaint A climate scientist for the Trump administration's health protection agency who was ordered by his agency to drop work on climate issues will file a whistleblower complaint this week with the U.S. Office of Special Counsel, his lawyers said on Wednes...
2019-08-14 23:51

U.S. House panel subpoenas website 8chan owner to testify as part of social media probe The U.S. House Homeland Security Committee said Wednesday it had subpoenaed online message board 8chan owner Jim Watkins to testify on Sept. 5 as part of its probe into countering extremist content on social media platforms....
2019-08-14 23:51

'Nemo effect' debunked: Films do not inspire demand for pets, study says Films like Finding Nemo, Harry Potter and Zootopia have not inspired a surge in demand for certain pets, but are raising awareness of conservation, according to new research....
2019-08-14 23:51

Pentagon eager to resolve JEDI contract as China races to develop military cloud computing system "We don't want to waste any more time moving forward because we know our potential adversaries are doing it at their own speed," U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Jack Shanahan says....
2019-08-15 00:17

Cisco drops on poor guidance, says China business dropped 25% Cisco beat in its key Infrastructure Platforms segment, but the company's guidance for the next quarter came in below the levels analysts were anticipating....
2019-08-15 00:17

Newark's Lead-Tainted Water Crisis Is Getting Worse When Al Moussab had his water tested for lead, he got comparatively good news. Tests on the taps in his Newark, New Jersey home revealed lead in concentrations of around 6 parts per billion (ppb). Read more......
2019-08-15 00:17

Married Florida Cop Sues Dating Site for Cops Over Alleged Photo Thievery In April of last year, a photo of “33-year-old,” “single” police officer named “Jason” appeared in sponsored ads across Facebook and Instagram to promote a dating app for “uniformed singles.” Only thing is, the photo was actually of a 24-year-old pol...
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

Microplastics ‘significantly contaminating the air’, scientists warn Discovery of pollution in snowfall from the Arctic to the Alps leads to call for urgent research on potential human health impactsAbundant levels of microplastic pollution have been found in snow from the Arctic to the Alps, according to a study that...
2019-08-15 00:17

Republican Steve King: if not for incest and rape 'would there be any population left?' Trump ally tries to defend absolute abortion restrictionsDemocratic 2020 contenders call for King’s resignationRepublican congressman Steve King has tried to defend a proposal for absolutist abortion restrictions on Wednesday by saying that without r...
2019-08-15 00:17

Philadelphia: several officers injured in 'active' shooting situation, officials say Police sergeant tweeted at least one suspect was firing at officers, video shows a huge police presenceSeveral police officers in the city of Philadelphia have been injured in an “active and ongoing” shooting situation, authorities said on Wednesday....
2019-08-15 00:17

Justin Trudeau violated law by urging that case be dropped – watchdog Report describes PM’s ‘flagrant attempts to influence’ Canadian attorney generalCanadian prime minister Justin Trudeau violated the country’s ethics laws when he urged his attorney general not to prosecute an engineering company in a conflict of inte...
2019-08-15 00:17

Uncover gastronomic bliss in the Maldives Six Senses Laamu is passionate about wellbeing but it is also focused on food. Combine the two on a desert island with turquoise waters inhabited by dolphins and what do you get? Gastronomic bliss....
2019-08-15 00:51

Poorer kids may have less shade in their schoolyards (Reuters Health) - Elementary schools with the greatest proportions of poor children may have the least amount of shade in their schoolyards where kids spend their recess, a new U.S. study finds....
2019-08-15 00:51

Woman accused of Capital One hack had stolen data from 30 companies, authorities say Enlarge / Paige Thompson, 33, a former Seattle technology company software engineer, was arrested after she boasted about a massive data theft from Capital One on GitHub. She is now accused of 30 other data thefts. (credit: Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty ...
2019-08-15 00:51

Evacuation of village near explosion of nuclear cruise-missile engine called off Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty Images) In the wake of an apparent explosion of the nuclear-powered engine of an experimental cruise missile, the Russian government has reportedly evacuated residents of a nearby village. According to local m...
2019-08-15 00:51

Home buyers are taking advantage of falling rates, says housing market analyst Ivy Zelman Housing market analyst Ivy Zelman, known for predicting the 2005 housing peak and the 2012 housing bottom, spoke to CNBC's Power Lunch on Wednesday....
2019-08-15 00:51

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Help for Venezuelans, Burundi Ebola vaccine drive, Paraguay poison probe urged, talking disarmament in Geneva, Libya violence down Our main stories today cover: Scaled-up assistance for Venezuelans; Ebola vaccinations for Burundi health workers; reports of civilian deaths following an Afghan-sponsored security operation; agrochemical spray probe urged in Paraguay; Libya violence...
2019-08-15 00:51

Cramer: Retail is getting hammered, but it's an opportunity to buy Revolve Revolve Group is "part of the reason why Macy's is getting obliterated ... disrupting what's left of the department stores, and it is working," Jim Cramer says....
2019-08-15 00:51

Marvel's next Stitcher podcast premieres fall 2019 Marvel and Stitcher have unveiled their next big podcast collaboration, and this one is aimed squarely at long-time fans. Their next project, Marvels, premieres in fall 2019 and will revisit the similarly titled 1994 story from Kurt Busiek and Alex....
2019-08-15 01:17

U.S. scientist to file whistleblower complaint after agency halts his climate work A climate scientist for the Trump administration's health protection agency who was ordered by his agency to drop work on climate issues will file a whistleblower complaint this week with the U.S. Office of Special Counsel, his lawyers said on Wednes...
2019-08-15 01:17

Olympic triathlon test event in Tokyo shortened over extreme heat fears The running segment of the Elite Womens Triathlon Olympic qualifier, held across the same course which will stage the event during the 2020 Tokyo Games, has been halved by organizers to five kilometers due to fears over extreme heat....
2019-08-15 01:17

Tyronn Lue is close to battling LeBron’s Lakers Tyronn Lue nearly reunited with LeBron James this spring. Now, the veteran NBA coach may soon be tasked with taking down The King. The Clippers are close to hiring Lue as an assistant coach, the New York Times reported Wednesday, which would add anot...
2019-08-15 01:17

Carmelo Anthony playing pick-up with Nets players is just that Former Knicks star Carmelo Anthony has reportedly been working out with a host of Nets players in Los Angeles. But sources tell The Post that’s all it is, pick-up games with friends, and not a sign that Anthony is Brooklyn-bound. Anthony, who is a fr...
2019-08-15 01:17

Maddy Freking is next girl to play in Little League World Series It’s been a half-decade since Mo’ne Davis became a national sensation, becoming the first girl in Little League World Series history to earn a win and pitch a shutout. Now another girl will be on the big stage in South Williamsport. Maddy...
2019-08-15 01:17

Kristaps Porzingis boasting jacked arms ahead of NBA return Watch out, Knicks. Kristaps Porzingis is coming. The former Knicks star, who missed the entire 2018-19 NBA season recovering from a torn ACL and was traded to the Mavericks before the deadline, posted a photo on Instagram Wednesday of him looking jac...
2019-08-15 01:17

Pitching is Cubs’ biggest culprit in road woes It’s been one of the enduring mysteries of the 2019 baseball season. Why have the Chicago Cubs been so bad on the road? There’s a chance for bettors to ponder that conundrum Wednesday night, when the Cubs visit the Philadelphia Phillies in a national...
2019-08-15 01:17

Rare extra bone could be source of Andrew Luck’s mysterious injury You probably have never heard of the Os Trigonum, and the odds you have one are slim. But Andrew Luck does have this extra little bone behind his left ankle, according to the Indianapolis Star, which suggests the “triangle bone” could be ...
2019-08-15 01:17

US markets sink, sparking fears of recession Stock markets in the United States have dropped sharply after the Treasury yield curve temporarily inverted for the first time in 12 years. The news signals growing investor concern of a recession....
2019-08-15 01:17

Researchers discover malware that records users’ screens when they watch porn Researchers from antivirus developer ESET recently discovered a new form of spam-delivered malware that threatens to steal unsuspecting users’ passwords and financial information, and record their screens if they watch pornography. The virus is calle...
2019-08-15 01:17

LGBTQ+ creators file lawsuit against YouTube for discrimination A group of LGBTQ+ YouTubers this week filed a federal lawsuit against Google, claiming the site has engaged in discriminatory practices that deliberately suppress their ability to make money. Part of the problem is that YouTube has kept its algorithm...
2019-08-15 01:17

Volcano in Mexico erupts multiple times in 24-hour span Volcán Popocatépetl, the second-highest volcano in North America, erupted over seven times in 24 hours.        ...
2019-08-15 01:17

'Something out of a horror movie': Man saves family attacked by wolf during camping trip Parks Canadian said DNA testing confirmed that a wolf killed by park officials was the same animal that attacked the family at Banff National Park.        ...
2019-08-15 01:17

AT&T and T-Mobile team up in a first step toward identifying robocalls across networks AT&T and T-Mobile announced today the carriers are offering robocall identification across networks in a first step toward SHAKEN/STIR implementation.       ...
2019-08-15 01:51

Jeffrey Epstein’s last words to lawyer before his jailhouse death Jeffrey Epstein was confident he could fight the child sex trafficking charges against him and was in “great spirits” just hours before his jailhouse death on Saturday morning — even telling one of his lawyers, “I’ll see...
2019-08-15 01:51

RFK Jr. leads anti-vaxxers in court over ban on vaccine exemptions ALBANY — Hundreds of “anti-vaxxers” swarmed the state courthouse Wednesday calling for a repeal of a new law that bans all nonmedical exemptions from school vaccine requirements. Robert F. Kennedy Jr. and civil rights lawyer Michael Sussman argued th...
2019-08-15 01:51

PetSmart customer says dog’s nose badly cut at grooming session A Virginia dog owner says her pooch’s dog suffered a severe nose injury in a PetSmart grooming session gone wrong. Victoria Lawhorne said the PetSmart in Chester called her with some concerning news on July 30 after she dropped off her cockapoo...
2019-08-15 01:51

Israel bracing for Temple Mount visit by Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib Israeli officials are preparing for the possibility that Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib — the first Muslim women elected to Congress — may visit the Temple Mount in Jerusalem during a visit to the country, according to reports. Deputy...
2019-08-15 01:51

Chinese paramilitary members are gathered near Hong Kong border As protests continue to sweep through Hong Kong, large numbers of China's paramilitary force are just miles away from Hong Kong's border with mainland China, according to a CNN team on the ground in Shenzhen....
2019-08-15 01:51

Anna Wintour expands title in Condé Nast reshuffling Anna Wintour’s already big job just got bigger. In a series of big changes at Condé Nast announced Wednesday, Wintour — the editor in chief of Vogue and artistic director of all the US — was also named “global content advisor” for the company’s inter...
2019-08-15 02:17

Asia stocks trade lower as bond markets signal recession warning Shares in Asia traded lower Thursday morning after the main yield curve in U.S. Treasurys inverted overnight, triggering fears over the state of the U.S. economy....
2019-08-15 02:17

Philadelphia: at least six officers injured in 'active' shooting situation, officials say Police sergeant says authorities are ‘imploring shooter to surrender and avoid further injuries’Multiple police officers have been wounded after a gunman opened fire in Philadelphia on Wednesday, during a standoff that extended into the evening.The p...
2019-08-15 02:17

Facebook's crackdown on dangerous content in groups could backfire, experts say Critics say ‘proactive’ approach could make questionable content harder to detectFacebook is changing its rules on private groups amid growing criticism that some closed communities on the platform are uniting extremists and spreading fake news.The c...
2019-08-15 02:17

BH90210 Season 2 Would Be a "Show Within a Show" We're barely a week into BH90210 and yet we already know what the future of the show could look like. Tori Spelling and Jennie Garth sat down with E! News' Erin Lim to talk about......
2019-08-15 02:17

Why Nicki Minaj and Cardi B's Feud Might Be Back On Nicki Minaj and Cardi B's feud might've been reignited this week. The "Bang Bang" artist and the "I Like It" rapper, who have a long history of tension between......
2019-08-15 02:17

Is She Dead? The Handmaid's Tale Season 3 Finale Cliffhanger Explained About that The Handmaid's Tale season three finale cliffhanger...it's time to talk. Warning, spoilers follow! In "Mayday," June (Elisabeth Moss) successfully saved dozens......
2019-08-15 02:17

Will Khloe Kardashian Let Single Mom Terra Give Up on Her Revenge Body Journey Over Custody Battle Concerns? Khloe Kardashian isn't ready to give up on Terra. In this clip from Sunday's all-new Revenge Body With Khloe Kardashian, the Good American boss has a meeting with trainer Autumn......
2019-08-15 02:17

Mullets might be maligned, but my teenage daughter's haircut is bringing people together | Suzy Freeman Greene Children asked for selfies. A guy in a ute was moved to stop his car and request a photo“I don’t do mullets,” my hairdresser declared when I told her my 14-year-old daughter Eve wanted one.She pointed across the salon to Britney, who looked about 20 ...
2019-08-15 02:17

Apple issues statement on ‘locking’ third-party battery replacements It’s no secret that Apple has historically made it extremely challenging for iPhone owners to open up their devices and replace components, a stance which certainly explains the company’s affinity for pentalobe screws. From Apple’s ...
2019-08-15 02:17

Widow of Emiliano Sala plane crash pilot David Ibbotson says toxicology results a 'massive shock' The widow of pilot David Ibbotson who died in a plane crash over the English Channel alongside Emiliano Sala has said toxicology results showing "potentially fatal" levels of carbon monoxide in the footballer's blood came as a "massive shock"....
2019-08-15 02:17

Man dead after taco-eating contest at minor league game RESNO, Calif. — A man died shortly after competing in a taco-eating contest at a minor league baseball game in California, authorities said Wednesday. Dana Hutchings, 41, of Fresno, died Tuesday night shortly after arriving at a hospital, Fresn...
2019-08-15 02:51

Report: Uber spent $200K a year on balloons for staff anniversaries; stickers to be used instead To cut back on costs, Uber is cutting helium balloons, which cost the company over $200,000 a year, a report says.       ...
2019-08-15 02:51

'Baby Shark' obsessed kids? Here is what you can buy and doo-doo-doo with them Sorry, parents, 'Baby Shark' is everywhere, including your cereal. Pinkfong has partnered with companies to bring us concerts, costumes and toys.       ...
2019-08-15 02:51

Bachelor in Paradise's Demi Burnett and Tanner Tolbert Don't Hold Back in Heated Twitter Fight Bachelor in Paradise may air only two days a week, but the contestants are providing entertainment 24/7. After last night's episode ended on a cliff-hanger, Tanner Tolbert kept the......
2019-08-15 02:51

Irish regulator queries Facebook on transcription of users' audio The lead regulator of Facebook Inc in the European Union is seeking information on how the company handled data during the manual transcription of users' audio recordings, Ireland's Data Protection Commission said on Wednesday....
2019-08-15 02:51

Sierra Nevada chooses ULA's Vulcan to launch space station supply runs Sierra Nevada Corp, a privately owned defense contractor with spaceflight ambitions, said on Wednesday it picked United Launch Alliance's Vulcan rocket to launch its Dream Chaser space plane on cargo missions to the International Space Station....
2019-08-15 02:51

FCC chairman circulates order to approve Sprint, T-Mobile tie-up U.S. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai on Wednesday circulated a draft order that would grant approval to the $26 billion tie-up of T-Mobile Us Inc and Sprint Corp....
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

China's Meituan Dianping to join maps service battle Meituan Dianping, a Chinese online food delivery-to-ticketing firm, has started building a mapping service, aiming to enter an area currently dominated by Alibaba's AutoNavi and Baidu Maps....
2019-08-15 02:51

Russia's Mail.Ru eyes pre-installing software on Huawei devices Russian internet group Mail.Ru is in talks with China's Huawei about the possibility of having its software pre-installed on the Chinese tech giant's devices, Mail.Ru told Reuters....
2019-08-15 02:51

JBS posts strong 2nd-qtr results bolstered by Asian demand JBS SA, the world's largest meatpacker, on Wednesday reported net income of 2.184 billion reais ($539 million) in the second quarter, beating analysts' expectations as an outbreak of African swine fever in Asia boosted exports....
2019-08-15 03:17

UPDATE 8-As election looms, Argentina's Macri announces relief measures after years of spending cuts Argentine President Mauricio Macri on Wednesday unveiled a package of welfare subsidies and tax cuts for lower-income workers to lessen the pain of an economic crisis months before elections, but his announcement failed to halt the peso currency's co...
2019-08-15 03:17

Federal Regulators Propose Changes to Trucker Work-Hour Rules The plan to modify rest-break requirements and other rules could save the industry money, but faces opposition from safety advocates and the Teamsters....
2019-08-15 03:17

Kylo Ren makes a cameo in trailer for Star Wars Resistance season two The second and final season of Disney’s Star Wars Resistance takes place between the events of The Last Jedi and The Rise of Skywalker. It's safe to say that Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, which drops right before Christmas, is the most hotly an...
2019-08-15 03:17

Sigourney Weaver, Mark Hamill lend voices to Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance A trio of Gelflings must save Thra in the new Netflix prequel series The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance. Netflix has released the first full trailer for its new fantasy series, The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance. It's a prequel to the 1982 cult c...
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

Connecticut kids provide police with sketches of 'bad guy' suspect in car crash: 'I don't know how to drive' A man who fled the scene of a two-vehicle crash in Connecticut on Tuesday may not be on the lam for long after police were lucky enough to find a trio of witnesses who gave authorities detailed drawings of what they saw...and they used crayons....
2019-08-15 03:51

Court Stays JNU Inquiry Against Teachers For Participating In Protest The Delhi High Court on Wednesday stayed the inquiry initiated by Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) against its 45 faculty members for allegedly participating in a protest march in July last year....
2019-08-15 03:51

Amid Massive Security, Terror Threat, J&K Ready For Independence Day Elaborate security arrangements have been put in place in Jammu and Kashmir as the nation gets ready to celebrate its 73rd Independence Day on Thursday. Nearly 1.5 lakh police personnel - paramilitary......
2019-08-15 03:51

Neeraj Shekhar Files Rajya Sabha Bypoll Nomination As BJP Candidate Neeraj Shekhar, son of former prime minister Chandra Shekhar, on Wednesday filed his nomination papers as the BJP candidate for the Rajya Sabha bypoll from Uttar Pradesh....
2019-08-15 03:51

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

Fund manager loses $1.8 billion in one day on Argentina bets: Financial Times Franklin Templeton fund manager Michael Hasenstab lost $1.8 billion on Monday due to the market slide in Argentina, according to the Financial Times....
2019-08-15 04:17

Questions About Kaepernick Hover Over Jay-Z’s Deal With the N.F.L. The league cannot seem to escape the issue of the quarterback’s absence, which became a significant topic at a news conference held by Commissioner Roger Goodell and Jay-Z....
2019-08-15 04:17

Joseph Tsai Nears Full Ownership of the Nets Tsai already owns 49 percent of the Brooklyn N.B.A. team, but is close to buying out the majority owner, Mikhail Prokhorov. The team is valued at a record $2.35 billion....
2019-08-15 04:17

Woman Who Says Jeffrey Epstein Raped Her When She Was 15 Sues His Estate A woman who says Jeffrey Epstein raped her when she was a teenager sued for damages Wednesday as US media reported the disgraced financier's prison guards were asleep instead of checking on him before......
2019-08-15 04:51

US Congressman Asks If Humans Would Have Survived Without Rape, Incest Controversial Republican congressman Steve King set off yet another firestorm on Wednesday when he questioned whether the world's human population would exist if rape and incest did not occur......
2019-08-15 04:51

US "Deeply Concerned" By Chinese Paramilitary Reports On Hong Kong Border The United States said Wednesday that it was concerned about movements of Chinese forces on the border with Hong Kong and urged Beijing to honor the territory's autonomy as pro-democracy protests......
2019-08-15 04:51

Brown faces lawsuit over unpaid $38K chef's bill Raiders receiver Antonio Brown is facing a civil lawsuit that alleges that he failed to pay a chef's bill of nearly $40,000 during Pro Bowl festivities in 2018....
2019-08-15 04:51

Source: Lue near deal to join Clippers' staff Former Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue is close to a deal to reunite with Doc Rivers as a top assistant on the Clippers' staff, a source confirmed to ESPN....
2019-08-15 04:51

Arrieta likely to have season-ending procedure Phillies pitcher Jake Arrieta said he "probably" will not pitch again this season if he has arthroscopic surgery for a bone spur in his right elbow. "This is what I have to do," he said....
2019-08-15 04:51

Which of MLB's three superteams is the one to beat in October? The Astros, Dodgers and Yankees have separated themselves from the rest of MLB. Which is the best bet to win it all, and can anyone stop the superteam trio?...
2019-08-15 04:51

Fighting Cormier in the clinch could spell doom for Miocic at UFC 241 Stipe Miocic must use his advantages in size and power while fighting at distance in order to reclaim the UFC heavyweight title from Daniel Cormier on Saturday night....
2019-08-15 04:51

His Only Relative Was Killed in the El Paso Massacre. He Has Invited the City to Her Funeral. Antonio Basco said he would welcome anyone at his wife’s funeral service this week. People who never knew her are buying flowers, and planning to attend....
2019-08-15 04:51

‘Huddled Masses’ in Statue of Liberty Poem Are European, Trump Official Says “Give me your tired and your poor who can stand on their own two feet,” said Kenneth T. Cuccinelli II, a top Trump administration immigration official. His remarks set off a controversy....
2019-08-15 04:51

These Four Candidates Are Scrambling to Make the Cut for the Next Democratic Debate Julián Castro, Tulsi Gabbard, Kirsten Gillibrand and Tom Steyer are getting closer to qualifying, and they’re urgently seeking supporters who can help them earn a spot onstage....
2019-08-15 04:51

‘Gigantic’ praying mantis terrorizes 6 train Delays, service changes and humongous bugs, oh my! The MTA had one more pest plaguing the subway system on Tuesday when a massive praying mantis joined commuters for a ride. City Councilman Keith Powers was on the uptown 6 train when another rider wa...
2019-08-15 05:17

Chinese think tank urges government to impose greenhouse gas caps An influential Chinese think tank is calling on the government to set absolute caps on climate-warming greenhouse gas to ensure the country is on course for emissions to peak by the end of the next decade....
2019-08-15 05:17

Sorry, Android users: These iPhone snobs won’t date you Forget dreamy eyes the color of the ocean. For young daters, the color of text messages is all that matters. When people with iPhones text each other, their messages send in blue speech bubbles. But when they text non-iPhone owners, messages send in ...
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

Liverpool's Adrian: Super Cup caps a crazy week "Liverpool goalkeeper, Adrian was left to reflect on a whirlwind few weeks after his penalty shoot-out heroics saw Jurgen Klopp\u0027s men defeat Chelsea to lift the UEFA Super Cup in Istanbul."...
2019-08-15 05:17

US men's basketball team was blown out by random G League and overseas players in a scrimmage It might have just been a scrimmage, but Team USA suffered an embarrassing defeat against a random group of fringe players on Wednesday.       ...
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

Bryson DeChambeau says Brooks Koepka would win if they fought: 'He'd kick my ass' Told that people thought Bryson DeChambeau and Brooks Koepka would come to blows, DeChambeau said, 'Let me tell you right now, he'd kick my ass.'       ...
2019-08-15 05:51

'I'm not trying to cheat': Giants wide receiver Golden Tate addresses PED suspension New York Giants wide receiver Golden Tate, who lost appeal of four-game suspension, accepts punishment: 'I'm responsible for what's put in my body.'       ...
2019-08-15 05:51

Coach accuses team that advanced to Little League World Series of stealing signs: 'Disgusting' The manager of the Goffstown, New Hampshire, Little League team accused players from Barrington, Rhode Island, squad of stealing signs. 'Disgusting.'       ...
2019-08-15 05:51

SEC preseason power rankings: Alabama the best of the best conference but has company at top USA TODAY Sports is ranking every Power Five league from its best team through its worst. Next up is the Southeastern Conference.       ...
2019-08-15 05:51

Nuclear energy and alternatives old and new | Letters Let’s go for an expansive renewable energy system, backed up with energy efficiency and energy storage, says David Blackburn. Plus Mike Ellwood on the integral fast reactor, and John Barstow on the case for keeping coal as a backupYour article on Hin...
2019-08-15 05:51

State government-funded managers urge cane farmers to question reef science Exclusive: Speaking tour by controversial academic Peter Ridd is being supported by sugarcane managers paid for with Queensland government fundsSupport our independent journalism with a single or recurring contributionSugarcane industry managers fund...
2019-08-15 05:51

Ethics board rules Trudeau exerted improper influence in SNC-Lavalin scandal Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau exerted improper political influence by pressuring a former justice minister to drop an investigation into contractor SNC-Lavalin, an ethics board ruled Wednesday....
2019-08-15 05:51

Korean wartime forced laborers still seeking apology, reparations from Japan While a trade dispute been Japan and South Korea sparked by the issue of wartime forced labor rages on, many are still waiting for compensation and an apology....
2019-08-15 05:51

Hundreds of Google employees say they won't be 'complicit' in cloud computing work with Customs and Border Protection More than 590 Google employees are refusing to "be complicit" in any potential cloud computing work the tech giant might do for U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP)....
2019-08-15 06:17

Florida Bar clears Matt Gaetz in investigation of Michael Cohen tweet The Florida Bar has cleared Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz of any disciplinary action following a months-long investigation into a tweet he sent about President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen before his testimony before Congress....
2019-08-15 06:17

The 28 most egregious lines from Donald Trump's Pennsylvania speech On Tuesday President Donald Trump took a break from his summer vacation in New Jersey to deliver remarks on energy in Pennsylvania. The speech was billed as an official White House event, but the actual address was the stuff of a Trump campaign rally...
2019-08-15 06:17

Dow plummets more than 800 points on recession red flag Wall Street was a bloodbath Wednesday with the Dow Jones Industrial Average suffering its worst day of the year after investors freaked out over a geeky signal that a recession may be on the horizon. Triggering the sell-off was the yield on the 10-ye...
2019-08-15 06:17

Steve King Asks if There Would Be ‘Any Population’ Left Without Rape and Incest Mr. King, who represents a deeply conservative district in Iowa, was discussing his opposition to exceptions for rape and incest in anti-abortion legislation....
2019-08-15 06:17

This Land Is a Sanctuary for Aboriginal Women. Bulldozers May Soon Come. Indigenous Australians have camped for over a year to block a proposed highway upgrade. The protest has become a homecoming that has allowed many to reconnect with their heritage....
2019-08-15 06:51

A$AP Rocky’s Guilty Verdict Doesn’t Bar Him From Returning to Sweden, Says Judge Who Convicted Him A Swedish court convicted A$AP Rocky of assault on Wednesday and the judge who convicted him says the guilty verdict does not bar the New York-born rapper from returning to Sweden. “The court has not decided on any repercussions of that nature,...
2019-08-15 06:51

Report Finds Canada Prime Minister Trudeau Violated Conflict of Interest Law (Bloomberg) — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau broke the nation’s conflict of interest law by pressuring his former attorney general to help SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. settle corruption charges out of court, Canada’s ethics watchdog ruled....
2019-08-15 06:51

What to Know About Ghislaine Maxwell, the U.K. Socialite Who Became Jeffrey Epstein’s Confidante After the death of Jeffrey Epstein in a New York jail, focus has shifted to the British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell, a close friend of the financier who has been accused in lawsuits––including one filed Wednesday––of helping h...
2019-08-15 06:51

Climate Activist Greta Thunberg Sets Sail on Zero-Carbon Journey Across the Atlantic (PLYMOUTH, England) — Eco-activist Greta Thunberg has set sail from the English coastline for New York as part of her campaign to pressure politicians to put climate change at the top of their agendas. The Malizia II caught the wind mid-afterno...
2019-08-15 06:51

Global stocks routed, oil sinks as bond markets flash recession warning Global stocks crumbled and oil prices extended a punishing sell-off on Thursday as an inverted U.S. bond yield curve intensified fears about a world recession....
2019-08-15 06:51

Ford extends warranties on 560,000 Focus, Fiesta models Ford Motor Co said on Wednesday it was extending warranties on clutch and related hardware in 560,000 Focus and Fiesta cars in the United States and Canada after reports of problems with their six-speed transmission....
2019-08-15 06:51

Trump says China should treat Hong Kong 'humanely' before trade deal can be agreed President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that China wants to make a trade deal but it should treat Hong Kong "humanely" first, explicitly tying a trade agreement to a peaceful resolution of pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong....
2019-08-15 06:51

Ackman bets on idol Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Billionaire U.S. investor William Ackman has long described how Warren Buffett, often called the greatest stock picker ever, has influenced his career. Now he's paying the Oracle of Omaha the ultimate homage with a new investment in Buffett's Berkshi...
2019-08-15 06:51

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

Giants’ Golden Tate deserves empathy and punishment Golden Tate stood in the Giants fieldhouse and took his medicine like a man, a look of pain on his face as he offered his mea culpa. “The tough thing I am dealing with is I’m letting down a lot of people,” he said softly. “My family, the guys in the ...
2019-08-15 06:51

Orioles are glad their Yankees hell is over For the 16th straight time on Wednesday, the Orioles faced the Yankees and lost. Afterward, right-hander Dylan Bundy admitted he was glad the teams wouldn’t meet again until next season. “We don’t have to play them anymore,’’ Bundy said following the...
2019-08-15 06:51

Matt Harvey agrees to minor-league deal with A’s Matt Harvey is getting another shot. The former Mets star agreed to a minor-league deal with the Athletics on Wednesday, according to MLB Network, setting up a reunion with former Mets GM and now-Oakland senior adviser Sandy Alderson. Harvey was rele...
2019-08-15 06:51

Antonio Brown faces $40K suit over chef’s wild allegations Antonio Brown’s rough preseason continues. The Raiders’ mercurial star wide receiver is the subject of a civil lawsuit filed by Stefano Tedeschi, also known as “The Sports Chef,” who alleges Brown didn’t pay a $38,521.20...
2019-08-15 06:51

Dow Jones sinks 800 points amid fears of recession All three major U.S. indexes closed down about 3 per cent after 2-year U.S. Treasury yields surpassed those of 10-year bonds, which is considered a classic recession signal....
2019-08-15 07:17

Jay-Z defends NFL deal with Roc Nation, talks Kaepernick A day after Jay-Z announced that his Roc Nation company was partnering with the NFL, he explained that he still supports protesting, kneeling and NFL player Colin Kaepernick, but he’s also interested in working with the league to make substantial cha...
2019-08-15 07:17

Tuvalu PM's brother rescued during fishing demonstration at summit The brother of Tuvalu Prime Minister Enele Sopoaga had to be dragged from the ocean early on Thursday and taken to hospital after getting into difficulty during a demonstration of traditional fishing at a Pacific leaders summit....
2019-08-15 08:17

Indian PM Modi announces chief of defense staff post to improve military integration Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced on Thursday the establishment of the post of chief of defense staff for better coordination between the army, air force and navy along the lines of Western military forces....
2019-08-15 08:17

Prosecutors seek sale of luxury homes linked to stepson of Malaysian ex-PM U.S. prosecutors are seeking to sell three luxury homes linked to the stepson of former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak, court documents showed, in the latest effort to recover money allegedly stolen from Malaysian fund 1MDB....
2019-08-15 08:17

Venezuela's Maduro accuses former Colombian president Uribe of plotting to kill him Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Wednesday accused former Colombian President Alvaro Uribe of plotting to assassinate him in cohorts with Colombia's U.S. ambassador Francisco Santos, and exiled Venezuelan opposition leader Lester Toledo....
2019-08-15 08:17

Nearly-new buying guide: Skoda Octavia Octavia prioritises easy-going refinement over sportiness The dependably bulletproof Octavia is renowned for being excellent value, and nearly new examples are the most accessible As a used car, the Octavia hatchback lives up to Skoda’s reputatio...
2019-08-15 08:17

Be wary of scammers, some tips There's nothing you can do about credit card applications gone sour. But you can sure extra alert to e-mail scams and protecting your information.       ...
2019-08-16 12:34

10 incredibly useful things you didn’t know your iPhone can do Check out these 10 ways you can customize your iPhone to your liking. Not only will they help your iPhone look better, but it will work better, too.       ...
2019-08-16 12:34

Chips and cheese: Google's latest doodle honors Ignacio Anaya García, the inventor of nachos On Thursday, Google paid tribute to Ignacio Anaya García, the inventor of nachos, who was born on this day 124 years ago.       ...
2019-08-16 12:34

10 bizarre things on Amazon with unusually high ratings From the Squatty Potty to the TubShroom, Amazon reviewers rave about these unusual products that you wouldn't expect to be as popular as they are.       ...
2019-08-16 12:34

New ethics guidelines coming for retired judges after role in SNC-Lavalin scandal The Canadian Judicial Council and the Federation of Law Societies have been working together on updating the ethical principles for judges, including a look at their careers after retirement....
2019-08-16 12:34

Aprilia and Moto Guzzi Models Recalled For Brake Issues In USA Four models each of the Aprilia and Moto Guzzi have been recalled in USA for an issue with the front brake master cylinder. The total number of affected models is 1,701 units....
2019-08-16 12:34

2019 Independence Day: Top 5 Patriotic Driving Holiday Destinations It's been 73 years since India gained her independence from the British Raj and our country has come a long way since then! We list out top driving holiday destinations which will make you feel proud......
2019-08-16 12:34

Three more humanitarian workers killed in Syria, with civilian death toll ‘rising every day’ An attack in the south of Syria’s restive Idlib province that led to the deaths of a paramedic, an ambulance driver and a rescue worker, were added to the grim total on Thursday of more than 500 civilian fatalities documented in the country by the Un...
2019-08-16 12:34

Exclusive: Repairing car parts can save nearly £3,000 over replacement parts News 15 Aug, 2019 Research into out-of-warranty claims reveals motorists can save thousands by fitting reconditioned components instead of new ones...
2019-08-16 12:34

New 2019 Honda Jazz set to target supermini SUV rivals News 15 Aug, 2019 The new Honda Jazz gets hybrid drive and a rugged look to boost its appeal – our exclusive images preview how it could look...
2019-08-16 12:34

Myanmar and Bangladesh Say They Will Try Again to Repatriate Rohingya Refugees (BANGKOK) — Myanmar and Bangladesh are making a second attempt to start repatriating Rohingya Muslims after more than 700,000 of them fled a security crackdown in Myanmar almost two years ago, the U.N. refugee agency said Friday. Caroline Gluck...
2019-08-16 12:34

Humidity, Extreme Temperatures in Tokyo Impact Olympic Triathlon Qualifier — A ‘Major Worry’ for Organizers of Next Summer’s Games (TOKYO) — Tokyo’s summer heat has forced an Olympic women’s triathlon qualifying event to be shortened because of high temperatures that are likely to impact next year’s games. The International Triathlon Union reduced the run...
2019-08-16 12:34

Viral David Schwimmer Lookalike Handed Jail Sentence Over Beer Theft, Bank Card Fraud (LONDON) — A British judge has sentenced a lookalike of “Friends” actor David Schwimmer to nine months in prison for theft and fraud. Judge Sara Dodd sentenced Abdulah Husseni on Thursday for using a stolen bank card to make or atte...
2019-08-16 12:34

Russian Airliner Lands Safely After Both Engines Fail – Drawing ‘Miracle on the Hudson’ Comparisons (MOSCOW) — A Russian pilot was being hailed as a hero Thursday for safely landing his passenger jet in a corn field after it collided with a flock of gulls seconds after takeoff, causing both engines to malfunction. While dozens of people on th...
2019-08-16 12:34

| All Blacks skipper 'prickly' on eve of crunch Wallabies Test All Blacks captain Kieran Read warned he's in a "prickly" mood as he demanded an improvement in discipline and defence for the Bledisloe Cup decider against Australia....
2019-08-16 13:00

‘Callum Smith is a harder fight than Golovkin or Canelo’ Billy Joe Saunders compares Callum Smith to Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez The post ‘Callum Smith is a harder fight than Golovkin or Canelo’ appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-08-16 13:00

Boxing News at Five: Ruiz says Joshua rematch will be brought back to the United States, Khan urges Brook to retire Andy Ruiz Jnr doesn't plan on going to Saudi Arabia anytime soon, and Amir Khan believes Kell Brook is finished as a world-class fighter The post Boxing News at Five: Ruiz says Joshua rematch will be brought back to the United States, Khan urges Broo...
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

Cathay Pacific CEO Resigns Amid Pressure From Beijing Over Hong Kong Protests (HONG KONG) — The CEO of Cathay Pacific Airways has resigned following pressure by Beijing on the Hong Kong carrier over participation by some of its employees in anti-government protests. Cathay Pacific said Rupert Hogg resigned Friday “...
2019-08-16 13:00

Metal Wolf Chaos XD review – unreconstructed mad mech trash PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One; FromSoftware/Devolver DigitalIn this slightly upgraded 2004 game, you rampage as a robot President – discharging your bazookas, missile launchers and railguns in the name of freedomIn 2004, when Metal Wolf Chaos was first...
2019-08-16 13:00

Living off-grid for 77 years – in pictures A wind-up radio, a smattering of colour photos and a stack of glossy books: these are the only signs that Margaret Gallagher lives in the modern world. For all of her 77 years, she has lived in a 200-year-old thatched cottage in Northern Ireland with...
2019-08-16 13:00

Nvidia CEO: AI is the single most powerful force of our time Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang said AI would drive long-term demand because it is the “single most powerful force of our time.” Nvidia reported earnings and revenues that beat analysts’ expectations as demand for graphics and artificial in...
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

AI startup Gather uses drones and computer vision for warehouse inventory Gather is made up of robotics graduates from Carnegie Mellon University and uses drones and computer vision to carry out inventory for warehouses.Read More...
2019-08-16 13:00

You can now tell Steam you already played a game on another store Steam wants to know if you've played a game on another platform so it can stop recommending it to you, but it will recommend similar games instead.Read More...
2019-08-16 13:00

Canalys: Wearables have a $200-$399 sweet spot, led by Apple Watch The North American market for wearables is now largely focused on devices in the $200 to $399 price range, with high-end watches dropping in shipments.Read More...
2019-08-16 13:00

Esports market growth depends on the 3 ‘Ps’ With an emphasis on personalization, prizes, and participation, esports can provide experiences unlike anything the video game industry has seen before.Read More...
2019-08-16 13:00

FCC chairman Ajit Pai wants to approve T-Mobile and Sprint merger U.S. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai circulated a draft order that would approve the $26 billion tie-up of T-Mobile and Sprint.Read More...
2019-08-16 13:00

'Not the GE I know' — board member Leslie Seidman responds to Markopolos' fraud accusations Seidman, a General Electric board director and chair of its audit committee, told CNBC on Thursday that Harry Markopolos' report is "full of misleading, inaccurate and inflammatory statements."...
2019-08-16 13:00

Myanmar Military Uses Threat of Prison to Stifle Criticism Ahead of Elections The military, known for its brutal ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya people, is using defamation laws to solidify its authority ahead of parliamentary elections next year....
2019-08-16 13:00

A Girl Was Barred From Singing With Berlin’s Boys’ Choir. So She Sued. The lawsuit says that rejecting girls denies them access to a high-quality educational opportunity. The choir says the problem with the 9-year-old is her voice, not her gender....
2019-08-16 13:00

Gibraltar Releases Iranian Tanker, Hours After U.S. Asked to Seize It The government in the British territory said Thursday morning that the United States had applied to seize the Iranian vessel. By the afternoon, it had been released....
2019-08-16 13:00

Did You Have an Iconic Wedding Date? Did you get married on a day that aligned perfectly with your zodiac sign? Or did your nuptials coincide with an important day in history? If you got married on a fortuitous or iconic date, we want to hear from you....
2019-08-16 13:00

YouTube warns its copyright changes could result in more takedowns YouTube will no longer allow copyright holders to seize a creator's revenue over very brief or unintentional music clips that appears in videos, it said in a blog post. That means that if a five-second clip or the radio from a passing car appear...
2019-08-16 13:00

Plex’s new desktop app packs a fresh look, streamlined downloads Plex has a brand new app for Windows and Mac that offers a streamlined way to download the things you want to watch and listen to offline. The feature was previously called Sync, but it's now called Downloads -- a much clearer term. Your downloa...
2019-08-16 13:00

Social media bots are damaging our democracy Social media has become our town crier. When major news breaks, roughly two-thirds of American adults now find out about it online in real-time. But the aftermath of the week's third mass shooting, environmental catastrophe or political meltdown...
2019-08-16 13:00

Push for Ethnic Studies in Schools Faces a Dilemma: Whose Stories to Tell A struggle in California, one of three states creating K-12 ethnic studies materials, highlights some of the fraught questions around the discipline....
2019-08-16 13:00

Citing Economy, Trump Says That ‘You Have No Choice but to Vote for Me’ As the markets wobble over fears of a slowdown amid an escalating trade and currency war with China, the president defended policies that are rattling many businesses and investors....
2019-08-16 13:00

Trial Opens for Former Obama Aide Accused of Lying About Foreign Lobbying Lawyers for Gregory B. Craig said their client never intended to deceive Justice Department officials about his work on behalf of Ukraine’s government....
2019-08-16 13:00

Capital One Cyber Staff Raised Concerns Before Hack Before a giant data breach, Capital One employees raised concerns within the company about what they saw as high turnover in its cybersecurity unit and a failure to promptly install some software to spot and defend against hacks....
2019-08-16 13:34

Bank of Mexico Cuts Interest Rates as Economy Struggles The Bank of Mexico lowered interest rates Thursday for the first time in more than five years in a split vote, citing slowing economic growth, lower inflation and a decline in debt yields in Mexico and abroad....
2019-08-16 13:34

British ski instructor jailed for 10 years over Australia rape A British ski instructor who punched and bit a woman while raping her in the street after violently attacking her male friend has been jailed for 10 years....
2019-08-16 13:34

Accused turtle trafficker nabbed after years-long probe ATLANTA — An investigation involving two of the world’s biggest airports and hundreds of turtles has led to federal charges that a man illegally shipped the reptiles to China. Prosecutors took a slow-wins-the-race approach to filing charges thi...
2019-08-16 13:34

Israel grants Rashida Tlaib West Bank visit on humanitarian grounds Israel’s interior minister on Friday said he has granted Rep. Rashida Tlaib’s request to visit her family in the occupied West Bank on humanitarian grounds — a day after she and her colleague Rep. Ilhan Omar were barred from entering the countr...
2019-08-16 13:34

Teen sucked into water park drain after possible dare-gone-wrong: report A 14-year-old Texas teen is reportedly in a medically induced coma after he was allegedly sucked into a water park drain possibly in a dare-gone-wrong scenario on Saturday. The teen, who was not identified by law enforcement to local media outlets du...
2019-08-16 13:34

Hero 12-year-old recuses toddler locked in hot car A 12-year-old boy in Oklahoma is being hailed a hero for rescuing a 2-year-old boy locked in a hot car on a hot summer day. Ben Theriot, the Good Samaritan, came to the rescue with a ratchet strap from his mother’s car. “I started hitting the side wi...
2019-08-16 13:34

South Korea says North Korea fired more projectiles into the sea SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea’s military said Friday North Korea fired more projectiles into the sea to extend a recent streak of weapons tests believed to be aimed at pressuring Washington and Seoul over slow nuclear diplomacy. South Korea&...
2019-08-16 13:34

Humans A Major Factor In the Extinction of Giant Cave Bears Until 25,000 years ago, Europe was home to some of the largest mammals, that ever lived. One of the most remarkable of the megafauna was the gigantic cave bear.  ...
2019-08-16 13:34

Huarmey Queen: Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous in Ancient Peru The Huarmey Queen is the name given to the 1200-year-old remains of a Wari woman found in a rich tomb in Peru. She has been a subject of interest since her lavish mausoleum was discovered six years ago. Her skeleton and grave goods have provided deta...
2019-08-16 13:34

Here’s what might have happened if the X-Men were in ‘Avengers: Endgame’ Now that Disney owns Fox, and thus has control of the X-Men and Fantastic Four characters once again, it’s only a matter of time before we see those characters join the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Sadly, all those legendary comic book creations ...
2019-08-16 13:34

Huawei reportedly launching its own Google Maps replacement in October Huawei’s slow untethering of itself from a reliance on Google, and specifically on Google’s Android mobile operating system, is sort of underway now — “sort of” being the key phrase since it’s still not clear if Hu...
2019-08-16 13:34

German banks are in a much worse position than the rest of Europe, Citi analyst says German lenders are in a uniquely dangerous position compared to their European counterparts, according to Ronit Ghose, global head of banks research at Citi....
2019-08-16 13:34

Dow rises 99 points led by Walmart, rebounding from worst day of 2019 Stocks rose Thursday as Walmart's earnings and strong retail sales print led investors to believe the consumer could help the U.S. avoid a recession....
2019-08-16 13:34

How ‘bridezilla’ became this summer’s biggest sexist slur They tell bridesmaids to lose weight, force fiances into second jobs – and one reportedly asked a friend to have an abortion. Bridezilla stories are tabloid catnip, but what do they tell us?It is wedding season, and as surely as an Ed Sheeran-soundtr...
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

Tell us: how have you reused your wedding dress? We want to hear if you opted for a non-traditional dress, or if you’ve repurposed it so you could wear it againWorn for the big day, gone tomorrow – for many people a wedding dress will be the single most expensive item of clothing they ever buy. It ...
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

Jamming A Tesla Drivetrain Into Your Favorite Sports Car Isn't As Easy As You Think If you want to get a car sideways, it helps to have a lot of torque on the rear wheels. Considering how long some high performance electric vehicles have been around, it’s no wonder that somebody would go and try to take something like a Nissan 350Z ...
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

This Bubble Era Supercharged Convertible Is Everything Subarus Aren't The most iconic Subarus are turbocharged rally monsters or low-key all-wheel-drive wagons. The Subaru Vivio GX-T, complete with a three-part convertible Multi-Top, is none of those things, and all the more wonderful because of it....
2019-08-16 13:34

This is the $10M loft of late rock photographer Ken Regan A full-floor Flatiron loft that was once home to the late photojournalist Ken Regan has hit the market for $10 million. The 4,100-square-foot unit, at 6 W. 20th St., features three bedrooms, three full bathrooms and a half bathroom. Regan, who died i...
2019-08-16 14:00

Army details future 'tactical' war network If a forward-operating Army Reconnaissance unit consisting of dismounted soldiers, tactical vehicles and hand-held drones were separated from a larger armored formation across mountainous terrain - and unexpectedly collided with heavily armed enemy f...
2019-08-16 14:00

A Gentler Way to Gentrify? Gentrifier, interloper, developer: A new breed of builders is attempting to reclaim the “D” word and make development a little kinder and friendlier....
2019-08-16 14:00

‘Bernadette’ star Emma Nelson: My mom totally dissed Cate Blanchett Emma Nelson, the newcomer at the center of Richard Linklater’s latest film, “Where’d You Go, Bernadette,” didn’t have the ideal introduction to her A-list co-star, Cate Blanchett. As Nelson, now 15 years old, was sitting in the waiting area to be cal...
2019-08-16 14:00

Meet Jennifer Marshall, the actress who’s also a private eye If you ask Jennifer Marshall about her day job, you’ll likely get a few different answers. In addition to hosting The CW’s new docuseries “Mysteries Decoded,” Marshall, an LA-based private eye, is also a part-time actress with credits including roles...
2019-08-16 14:00

Dale Earnhardt Jr. hospitalized after his private plane crashes at Tennessee airport Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s private plane crashed on Thursday at a Tennessee airport, and the former NASCAR driver was transported to an area hospital.       ...
2019-08-16 14:34

Coroner determines Fresno Grizzlies taco-eating contestant choked to death Dana Hutchings, 41, died during an amateur taco-eating contest at a Fresno Grizzlies minor-league baseball game on Tuesday night.       ...
2019-08-16 14:34

Former Steelers, Oklahoma quarterback Landry Jones becomes first player to sign with XFL After serving as a backup to Ben Roethlisberger with the Steelers, Landry Jones is trying to get his football career back on track in the XFL.       ...
2019-08-16 14:34

Nick Kyrgios continues feud with chair umpire, smashes two rackets in hallway, is fined $113,000 Fiery tennis player Nick Kyrgios had several choice words for chair umpire Fergus Murphy, who has drawn Kyrgios' ire before.       ...
2019-08-16 14:34

What if there was no big bang and we live in an ever-cycling universe? There is no good evidence that our universe even had a beginning, a startling proposition that means the cosmos could collapse in about 100 billion years...
2019-08-16 14:34

Detained Nigerian Cleric Leaves Indian Hospital Nigerian Shiite leader Ibrahim Zakzaky - whose poor health in detention fuelled a wave of violent protests in Abuja - has left a hospital in Gurgaon near Delhi where he arrived for treatment this......
2019-08-16 14:34

Hong Kong "Won't Be Repeat" Of Tiananmen Square Crackdown: Chinese Media Chinese state media vowed Friday there "won't be a repeat" of the Tiananmen Square crackdown if Beijing moves to quash Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests....
2019-08-16 14:34

Malaysia To Question Zakir Naik For Comments Against Malaysian Hindus Malaysian authorities will summon controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik for questioning after he allegedly made racially sensitive remarks in the multi-ethnic nation, the government said on......
2019-08-16 14:34

General Electric "Bigger Fraud Than Enron", Alleges Report. Shares Fall General Electric shares plunged Thursday after a whistleblower accused the conglomerate of using accounting tricks to mask the extent of its financial problems and called it "a bigger fraud than......
2019-08-16 14:34

This 12-egg omelette is a breakfast for champions Beth's Cafe in Seattle makes giant 12-egg omelettes that you can conquer alone or with friends. It has six omelettes to choose from, but the most famous is the Triple Bypass, which comes with Swiss cheese, American cheese, bacon, sausage, and ham, an...
2019-08-16 14:34

The companies disrupting the payments industry in major markets through digital This is a preview of the Global Payments Landscape report from Business Insider Intelligence. Current subscribers can read the report here. Noncash payments are on the rise worldwide. As new players emerge to capitalize on consumer appetite for di...
2019-08-16 14:34

Full-page ads in newspapers are calling out meat alternatives like the Beyond Burger for containing chemicals, but nutritionists say it’s healthy Beyond Meat's "bleeding" veggie burger has become a popular alternative to traditional meat patties. The Center for Consumer Freedom, a group funded by some food companies and restaurants, is running ads in major newspapers highlighting the chemical ...
2019-08-16 14:34

China's Ninebot unveils scooters that drive themselves to charging stations Segway-Ninebot Group, a Beijing-based electric scooter maker, on Friday unveiled a scooter that can return itself to charging stations without a driver, a potential boon for the burgeoning scooter-sharing industry....
2019-08-16 14:34

Facebook failed to warn users of known risks before 2018 breach: court filing Facebook users suing the world's largest social media network over a 2018 data breach say it failed to warn them about risks tied to its single sign-on tool, even though it protected its employees, a court filing on Thursday showed....
2019-08-16 14:34

Amazon faces online backlash in China for T-shirts with Hong Kong democracy slogans Chinese social media users directed their fury at online marketplace Amazon.com on Thursday, after discovering T-shirts on its website sporting slogans that support anti-government protesters in Hong Kong....
2019-08-16 14:34

Democratic senator asks Facebook CEO if he gave 'incomplete' testimony Democratic U.S. Senator Gary Peters on Thursday asked Facebook Inc's chief to answer questions about his April 2018 congressional testimony in light of reports that Facebook captured audio from users and sent it to a vendor to be analyzed and transc...
2019-08-16 14:34