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

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

Street clashes erupt in Memphis after marshals kill black man A crowd of protesters, some of them throwing rocks, squared off against police in riot gear in Memphis, Tennessee, overnight after officers from the U.S. Marshals Service fatally shot a black man during an attempted arrest, officials said on Thursday...
2019-06-13 18:34

Tennessee man secretly lived in family's attic, snuck into 14-year-old girl’s room at night: cops A Tennessee man was arrested after he allegedly lived in a family's attic and would sneak into their 14-year-old daughter's bedroom to see her at night....
2019-06-13 18:34

School: Videos of unwanted sexual contact aren't harassment Lawyers for metro-Nashville's public schools say it's not sexual harassment when students share secretly recorded videos of unwanted sexual encounters and then bully the victims....
2019-06-13 18:34

Justin Bieber explains THAT tweet about challenging Tom Cruise to 'fight in the octagon' "It was just a random tweet. I do that stuff sometimes," explained Justin Bieber of his post about wanting to throwdown with Tom Cruise.        ...
2019-06-13 18:34

India plans to launch own space station: space agency India will look to create its own space station following the completion of the country's first manned mission into space in 2022, its space agency chief said on Thursday....
2019-06-13 18:51

Telegram says China was behind a powerful attack that disrupted the service during Hong Kong protests Telegram is one of the end-to-end encrypted chat apps out there that offers the same kind of security as iMessage or WhatsApp when it comes to protecting chats and voice communications. It’s also the kind of app that pisses off governments and ...
2019-06-13 18:51

Leaked Facebook emails might prove Zuckerberg knew about questionable privacy practices Facebook is under investigation due to policies related to user privacy. Shocking, right? And this time around, things aren’t looking very good for the company, which is already willing to settle the matter by paying a huge penalty. A new repor...
2019-06-13 18:51

Meryl Streep Reveals What Really Made Her a Big Little Lies Fan Meryl Streep, you may have heard of her, she's got eight Golden Globes, three Oscars (and 21 nominations), three Emmys and countless other accolades. A woman like Streep just doesn't......
2019-06-13 19:00

Who Should Win Project Runway Season 17? Tonight, Project Runway will declare the first winner since its return to Bravo. The final three--Hester Sunshine, Garo Sparo, and Sebastian Grey--aren't much of a surprise for......
2019-06-13 19:00

John Krasinski Trolls Jenna Fischer at Stanley Cup With Epic Office Throwback Well played, John Krasinski! The 39-year-old actor cheered on the Boston Bruins during game seven of the Stanley Cup Final. However, his former castmate from The Office, Jenna Fischer,......
2019-06-13 19:00

Oil tanker 'attacks' come amid US concerns Iranian commercial boats were being loaded with missiles The suspected attack on two oil tankers off the Gulf of Oman early Thursday came amid U.S. officials’ warnings that Iran is posing an “imminent” risk in the region, reiterating fears of a possible military confrontation with Iran....
2019-06-13 19:00

German court says Catholic Church can keep billions secret A court in the western city of Cologne has ruled that Germany's richest Catholic archdiocese doesn't have to reveal what it does with the billions it receives from taxpayers each year....
2019-06-13 19:00

Two Oil Tankers Attacked in the Middle East, Stoking Fears of Conflict Two oil tankers on Thursday morning were reportedly attacked near the Strait of Hormuz, a crucial oil transport route that sits between the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman, echoing a similar attack last month and stoking fears about escalating tens...
2019-06-13 19:00

San Francisco to harness AI to reduce racial bias when charging people with crimes San Francisco prosecutors will use artificial intelligence to reduce racial bias in the courts, becoming the first city to conduct this type of experiment using a "bias mitigation tool."...
2019-06-13 19:00

Amazon's Alexa voice assistant illegally records children without consent, lawsuits claim Amazon's Alexa devices are recording children without their consent, in violation of laws in at least eight states, according to a lawsuit filed in Seattle....
2019-06-13 19:00

U.S. denies Tesla tariff relief request for Chinese-made Model 3 'brain' The Trump administration has denied requests to exempt Tesla Inc's Model 3 from 25% tariffs on its Chinese-made car computer and center screen, according to letters seen by Reuters....
2019-06-13 19:00

Oil surges on Gulf tanker attacks, Treasury yields fall Oil futures jumped on Thursday after suspected attacks on two tankers off the coast of Iran, while U.S. Treasury yields edged lower as economic data seemed to strengthen the case for the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates this year....
2019-06-13 19:00

U.S. retailers' halting outlook reveals scale of tariff fear The first half of 2019 was expected to be a boon for U.S. retailers, buoyed by solid consumer sentiment at home and expansion in China - the market many of them have targeted for the future....
2019-06-13 19:00

NASA orbiter spots 'Star Trek' symbol on Mars NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter captured an image of a strange chevron on the Martian surface that looks strangely similar to the symbol for "Star Trek's" Starfleet, an organization of space exploration, diplomacy, research, defense and peacekeepi...
2019-06-13 19:00

Lamborghini Is Actually Considering Putting Its Wild Off-Road Huracan Into Production Lamborghini, the fast-SUV manufacturer, hasn’t completely lost its way. No, Lamborghini still has some good ideas, like the off-road Huracan concept it debuted recently. And that particular idea might just make it to production....
2019-06-13 19:00

Iran Leader Says Has No Intention To Make Or Use Nuclear Weapons: Japan Iran has no intention of making or using nuclear weapons, Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei was quoted as saying on Thursday by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe....
2019-06-13 19:17

Lee Chong Wei: Former badminton world number one retires after cancer treatment Former world number one Lee Chong Wei retires from badminton with "no regrets", after struggling to return to full fitness following a cancer diagnosis last year....
2019-06-13 19:17

Amazon testing self-serve Starbucks lattes in self-serve stores Fellow humans: If taking out your phone while on the train, placing an order for a double tall vanilla latte, then grabbing it from the counter when you arrive at Starbucks seems like entirely too much trouble, Amazon would like your attention. Busin...
2019-06-13 19:17

Justifying our love: An hour of Madonna’s greatest non-hits Madonna is modern pop’s original icon, someone whose music and influence will be shared, enjoyed, and debated for decades to come. A capital-S “Star” back when such a thing meant ubiquity without the aid of the internet, her style and substance were ...
2019-06-13 19:17

How the hell do you review a TV show you've only seen the 4th and 5th episodes of? I know more about Too Old To Die Young’s plot from reading the press materials Amazon distributed than I got from watching nearly 150 minutes of it. The usual question a critic gets—“Should I start watching this TV show?”—is a lot harder to answer wh...
2019-06-13 19:17

Kamala Harris' immigration plan aims to protect migrants, DACA Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris has unveiled her plan for immigration, which would use executive authority to guard 6 million undocumented migrants from deportation and offer Dreamers a path to citizens....
2019-06-13 19:34

Trump unveils historic change for next Air Force One President Donald Trump has unveiled his long-promised update for Air Force One -- and the plans include the first major redesign of the presidential plane in nearly 60 years....
2019-06-13 19:34

House intelligence committee subpoenas Michael Flynn, Rick Gates The House intelligence committee said Thursday it's issued two more subpoenas, seeking testimony and records from former national security adviser Michael Flynn and former Trump campaign official Rick Gates....
2019-06-13 19:34

Coalition to change Electoral College votes grows closer to 270-vote mark Five times in U.S. history, the candidate who won the national popular vote was not elected president -- including two of the last five. That's spurred a movement to change the way elections are won....
2019-06-13 19:34

Colorado makes gains fighting U.S. opioid overdose death rate As the U.S. grapples with record-breaking numbers of suicides and overdose deaths, a modest drop in overdose fatalities in Colorado in 2018 has doctors cautiously optimistic that an opioid reduction program is working....
2019-06-13 19:34

Tripoli's children struggle to study as war reaches the capital For 13-year-old Taha Aboud, who dreams of becoming an engineer, war in Libya's capital Tripoli has meant his family fleeing their home and him missing studies as they searched for a new school....
2019-06-13 19:34

Russia says it will respond defensively to U.S. deployment in Poland The Kremlin said on Thursday the Russian military was closely tracking U.S. plans to beef up its forces in Poland and taking steps to ensure Russia's national security was not threatened by what Moscow regards as a betrayal of trust....
2019-06-13 19:34

Austrian prosecutors investigating ex-leader of far right over sting video Austrian prosecutors said on Thursday they are investigating former far-right leader Heinz-Christian Strache and others on suspicion of breach of trust in connection with a sting video that forced Strache to quit the coalition government....
2019-06-13 19:34

Cyprus issues arrest warrants for Turkey drill ship crew Cyprus has issued arrest warrants for the crew of a Turkish drill ship anchored close to its coast for allegedly infringing territory over which the island has rights to explore for oil and gas, a foreign ministry official said on Thursday....
2019-06-13 19:34

Tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman stoke security and oil fears Two oil tankers were attacked and left adrift on Thursday in the Gulf of Oman, driving up oil prices and stoking fears of a new confrontation between Iran and the United States....
2019-06-13 19:34

Erdogan spokesman Kalin says discussed F-35 letter with Bolton on phone Turkey's presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin said on Thursday he spoke on the phone with President Donald Trump's national security advisor John Bolton to discuss a letter sent by the Pentagon about Ankara's removal from the F-35 jets program....
2019-06-13 19:34

U.S. to raise Mideast tanker attacks in U.N. Security Council: diplomats The United States plans to raise the attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman during a closed-door meeting of the United Nations Security Council later on Thursday, diplomats said....
2019-06-13 19:34

Rays outfielder Tommy Pham unhappy with All-Star voting: 'It's always unfair' The league instituted a new All-Star voting system this season, but Tampa Bay's Tommy Pham says small-market teams "won’t get credit."       ...
2019-06-13 19:51

Australia to play in 2020 Copa America in Colombia-Argentina Australia will be one of the two guest nations at the 2020 Copa America, the head of South America's soccer body says       ...
2019-06-13 19:51

Estrogen, vitamin D may protect metabolic health after menopause A study of postmenopausal women in China has found that those at highest risk for metabolic syndrome were those with low levels of estrogen and vitamin D....
2019-06-13 19:51

If the Fed Cuts, History Provides Guide to Market Impact The consensus view is that the Federal Reserve will cut interest rates soon as a form of insurance against persistently low inflation. Fed behavior patterns from previous years hold lessons now for investors....
2019-06-13 19:51

Employers Help Workers Set Up Emergency Savings Accounts Levi Strauss, SunTrust and Kroger are among firms encouraging workers to set aside funds as financial stress hurts productivity and diverts retirement funds....
2019-06-13 19:51

Many Hospitals Charge Double or Even Triple What Medicare Would Pay A study of 25 states provides a rare glimpse of the stark disparities between what private insurers and the federal government paid for inpatient and outpatient care....
2019-06-13 19:51

New feline dubbed the ‘fox-cat’ discovered on French island That’s one foxy cat! A new species of feline — known locally as the fox-cat — may have been discovered on the French Mediterranean island of Corsica, according to the French National Office of Hunting and Wildlife (ONCFS). The gray-...
2019-06-13 19:51

Scientists baffled as dozens of seals reported dead in Alaska The discovery of at least 60 dead ice seals that have been found along Alaska’s west coast in recent months is baffling federal biologists, who said the deaths have been reported in “unusually large numbers.” The National Oceanic an...
2019-06-13 19:51

Airbnb to recreate ‘Around the World in 80 Days’ trip LOS ANGELES — A lucky few will be able to live the adventures of Phileas Fogg from Jules Verne’s classic “Around the World in 80 Days.” Hosted by Airbnb, a small number of guests will travel across 16 countries using eight modes of ...
2019-06-13 19:51

Russian president Putin fires 2 top police officers involved in arrest of investigative journalist Russian President Vladimir Putin fired two police generals involved in a criminal drug case against a Russian investigative journalist whose arrest had sparked widespread protests.        ...
2019-06-13 19:51

Oil tanker crews abandon ship after 'reported attack' in Gulf of Oman amid tensions with Iran Two oil tankers near the Strait of Hormuz were reportedly attacked on Thursday, which left one ablaze and adrift as sailors were evacuated from both.        ...
2019-06-13 19:51

A new TicWatch Pro with added 4G looks to be coming 2018’s TicWatch Pro is a great smartwatch, with one of its few flaws being the lack of a 4G/LTE version, but it looks like that could be solved, as Mobvoi seems to be planning a new TicWatch Pro with 4G included.While not yet official, an imag...
2019-06-13 20:17

Father's Day gifts: the best last-minute deals from Walmart Father's Day is almost here (Sunday, June 16 to be exact) and if you still need a last-minute gift, then you've come to the right place. Walmart's Father's Day sale includes fantastic gifts for dad that either ship in time for Fat...
2019-06-13 20:17

Best PDF readers for Windows of 2019 Adobe created the PDF (Portable Document File) in the early 1990's. The aim was to provide an easy way to send, receive, and read documents that could contain text, images, tables, charts, and other data - without being limited by the operating ...
2019-06-13 20:17

Fox & Friends Split Over Whether Trump Should Do Collusion Remember when Kellyanne Conway went on national television and held up two pieces of paper that said “collusion” and “delusion”? Well, this Fox & Friends segment about whether President Donald Trump should accept oppo research from foreign govern...
2019-06-13 20:17

After mocking an innocuous typo from CNN anchor Chris Cuomo last night, President Donald Trump kicked off his Thursday with a bizarre Twitter thread that featured a massive screw-up of his own....
2019-06-13 20:17

TOTS FIFA 19 Ligue 1 Countdown: Release Date, Reveal Time, FUT Cards Predictions EA Sports are gearing up to reveal the FIFA 19 TOTS Ligue 1 squad this Friday. Here’s everything you need to know including predictions on who could be in line for some big FUT Ultimate Team upgrades....
2019-06-13 20:34

Toyota adds two safety features to 2020 lineup The automaker said it will upgrade a system that issues a two-step alert to request the driver to turn off the engine after a predetermined period at idle. Another upgrade will automatically shift the vehicle into park when the driver exits without s...
2019-06-13 20:34

Beyond Meat's stock briefly tumbled after Tyson Foods touts plans to sell plant-based nuggets Shares of Beyond Meat were up slightly Thursday after falling about 4% in premarket trading after Tyson Foods announced plans to launch plant-based nuggets this summer....
2019-06-13 20:34

David Ortiz shooting suspect wanted in connection with Pennsylvania attack, DA says One of the suspects sought in the shooting of former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz is believed to be the same man wanted for another attempted homicide in Pennsylvania, according to a district attorney....
2019-06-13 20:51

The steps of an NYC park to be transformed into the city's largest LGBT pride flag Organizers said the flag, made of rainbow vinyl, will measure 12-by-100 feet, making it what they say is the largest LGBT pride flag in New York City....
2019-06-13 20:51

U.S. denies Tesla, Uber 25% tariff relief on components, e-bikes The Trump administration is expanding its efforts to block the use of Chinese technology in advanced vehicles, denying additional requests by Tesla Inc for tariff relief on key components of its electric vehicles, and rejecting ride hailing company U...
2019-06-13 20:51

In VW Chattanooga vote, UAW seeks elusive U.S. southern toehold For the second time in five years, workers at Volkswagen AG's Chattanooga, Tennessee, assembly plant have been voting this week on whether to unionize, potentially handing the United Auto Workers its first toehold in the U.S. South....
2019-06-13 20:51

Amanda Knox Returns to Italy for First Time Since Her Acquittal Ms. Knox, an American who was exonerated in a 2007 murder, went back to the country where her legal drama unfolded to speak about wrongful convictions and how journalists cover cases like hers....
2019-06-13 20:51

Housing costs exacerbate income inequality Households with incomes in the top 25 percent have seen their housing costs fall, while those with incomes in the bottom 10 percent have seen housing costs rise the most, according to a study by Apartment List researchers....
2019-06-13 21:00

Suzuki Swift Attitude 2019 UK review Suzuki Swift Attitude gets a sporty exterior and rev-happy 1.2-litre naturally aspirated motor. How does the special-edition supermini stack up? Suzuki has high hopes for its new Swift Attitude. Historically, the special-edition supermini has been ...
2019-06-13 21:00

New Renault Zoe EV styling leaked ahead of official reveal Renault's redesigned electric small car will launch by the summer, and will evolve the existing themes of today's model The exterior styling of the next-generation Renault Zoe has leaked ahead of its official debut. The electric supermini, which is ...
2019-06-13 21:00

Lead battery tech could make electric car charging cheaper Tesla is reportedly investigating using lead batteries at charging stations to store cheaper off-peak electricity Could old-school lead batteries come back to life and speed-up the introduction of electric cars as part of a nationwide charger networ...
2019-06-13 21:00

Two New Bridges To Be Built Over Brahmaputra In Assam Two new bridges will be built over Brahmaputra in Assam connecting the north and the south banks of the river and work for the project will begin soon...
2019-06-13 21:00

75 Lakh Litres Of Polluted Water Dumped Into Ganga Everyday: Official An official engaged with the government's Namami Gange project has revealed that 75 lakh litres of polluted water is being dumped into the river Ganga every day....
2019-06-13 21:00

CPI Once Again Reaches Out To CPI(M) For Reunification The CPI has once again reached out to the CPI(M) for a reunification of the two communist parties, hoping this time the cadre would exert pressure on its leadership to respond positively after their......
2019-06-13 21:00

Why Vaccine Exemption Policies Are Getting Tightened in California Jessica Biel and Robert F. Kennedy Jr were reportedly lobbying against tightened medical exemptions for vaccines in California yesterday. States vary in their vaccine requirements for schoolchildren: In some, a child can skip vaccines if their parent...
2019-06-13 21:17

How to Tell if Your Stainless Steel Pan is Hot Enough Without a Thermometer Stainless steel pans are kitchen workhorses, but they have an ever so slight learning curve, particularly when it comes to searing food without it sticking. Letting the pan get nice and hot before even adding the oil is key, but determining the tempe...
2019-06-13 21:17

More than half of all Ebola outbreaks are going undetected As the second-largest Ebola epidemic in history spreads into Uganda, a modelling study has suggested that most Ebola outbreaks escape detection by doctors...
2019-06-13 21:17

Diageo cancels London Irish deal over Paddy Jackson signing The Guinness owner says the decision to hire the player is ‘not consistent’ with its values The owner of Guinness has cancelled its sponsorship deal with a leading rugby union club after it signed a player who was accused, then acquitted, of rape.Dia...
2019-06-13 21:17

Stunning but Deadly, China’s Bioluminescent Algal Blooms Are Getting Bigger Satellite imagery taken over the past two decades shows that the toxic bioluminescent microorganisms responsible for China’s sparkling blue seas are becoming increasingly abundant.Read more......
2019-06-13 21:17

Too Many Cores AMD has been leading Intel into a friendly rivalry based on the number of cores one can pack into a CPU, and it’s been all fun and games for the last two years as each has fought to overwhelm the other with the sheer number of cores. Yet Wccftech is ...
2019-06-13 21:17

Spy Used AI to Create Fake LinkedIn Photo to Fool Targets, Report Finds LinkedIn might be where you go to find jobs, but it’s also apparently where spies lurk. Experts are now saying they’ve found an instance where a spy used an AI-generated face to connect with targets, according to a report from the Associated Press.Re...
2019-06-13 21:17

All ministerial cars to be electric by 2030 News 13 Jun, 2019 A quarter of the Government Car Service’s vehicles will be fully electric by 2022, with the entire fleet being EV-only by 2030...
2019-06-13 21:17

'We hold some power': How three Latino-led shows are shaking up summer TV "Los Espookys," "Alternatino" and "Grand Hotel" are wildly different new TV shows, but all feature Latinx actors and producers at the helm.        ...
2019-06-13 21:34

Why Richard Madden is 'thankful' he was killed off 'Game of Thrones' early Richard Madden is thanking the Old Gods and the New that his character Robb Stark was killed off the popular HBO series "Game of Thrones" early.        ...
2019-06-13 21:34

Atari doesn’t want you to call its new VCS a “console” The $250 base system (with 4GB of RAM) doesn't include either of these two controllers. LOS ANGELES—At E3 meetings this week, Atari finally showed off playable, near-final prototypes of its long-delayed, heavi...
2019-06-13 21:34

Frozen wolf's head found in Siberia is 40,000 years old Fur, teeth and tissue largely intact on remains of animal bigger than a modern wolfThe severed head of a wolf that died about 40,000 years ago has been found in Siberia, and because of the freezing conditions, the remains are so well preserved that t...
2019-06-13 21:34

Andy Burnham reveals 2038 carbon target for Greater Manchester Plans for airport expansion and new roads lead to mayor being accused of ‘empty rhetoric’ The mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, has pledged to make the region carbon neutral by 2038,more than a decade earlier than the target date adopted by ...
2019-06-13 21:34

Federal watchdog agency recommends removal of Kellyanne Conway from federal office for violating the Hatch Act The report found that Conway violated the Hatch Act by “disparaging Democratic presidential candidates while speaking in her official capacity during television interviews and on social media.”...
2019-06-13 21:34

A Tolerable Redemption for Tiger Woods His journey back has been morally and medically arduous. But here he is, basking in adulation, smiling with President Trump, defying his sport’s and society’s expectations....
2019-06-13 21:34

Cold War Steve Designed the ‘How Britain Went Bonkers’ TIME Cover. Join Him for a Reddit AMA The June 17 international cover of TIME featured a familiar red London double-decker bus with an assortment of public figures (some of them perhaps less familiar) sinking beneath the Thames River. A waving Theresa May at the front, Prince Harry and M...
2019-06-13 21:51

Canadian official dismisses suggestion to block Huawei CFO’s extradition Chrystia Freeland said move would set a dangerous precedent while Meng Wanzhou will challenge extradition requestCanada’s foreign minister, Chrystia Freeland, has dismissed a suggestion that Ottawa block the extradition of a top executive from China’...
2019-06-13 21:51

Kellyanne Conway should be removed from office, says federal watchdog – live Office of Special Counsel recommends White House aide be removed due to violations of Hatch Act, which requires certain activities be nonpartisanSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 8.43pm BST Kim Kardashian will be at the White House...
2019-06-13 21:51

Flint water crisis: prosecutors drop all criminal charges State pledged to start restart the investigation into one of the worse man-made environmental disasters in US historyProsecutors stunningly dropped all criminal charges Thursday against eight people in the Flint water scandal and pledged to start the...
2019-06-13 21:51

Trump's Fourth of July plans spark alarm over politicizing the holiday President will reportedly take starring role in the celebration by delivering an address from the Lincoln MemorialFollow the latest in US politics – liveDonald Trump’s plans to speak at a Fourth of July celebration in Washington has set off alarm bel...
2019-06-13 21:51

Kevin Durant's injury is proof: Athletes need their own doctors | Etan Thomas Throughout my NBA career, I watched too many teammates pay dearly for playing through pain at the urging of doctors who put the interests of the team before the welfare of the athleteOn Monday night, NBA fans around the world tuned in to what should ...
2019-06-13 21:51

More Northern Irish women seek abortions in England and Wales Rise of 22% comes as greater number of mothers and women over 35 have terminationsThe number of Northern Irish women seeking abortions in England and Wales has increased by 22%, as terminations in the two countries reached their highest level, with w...
2019-06-13 21:51

London Bridge attack: MI5 agent defends security services Man identified as Witness L tells inquest MI5 did not have resources to closely monitor attackersIn the environment of a high security Old Bailey courtroom, a senior MI5 officer offered his “profound personal sympathies” to the families of the eight ...
2019-06-13 21:51

Kākāpō: four facts about the world's heaviest parrot – video The owl parrot is facing an existential threat in the form of a fungal infection that has already endangered one-fifth of the total population. Seven of New Zealand's native kākāpō have died in recent months after contracting the respiratory disease ...
2019-06-13 21:51

Official Secrets: Keira Knightley stars in story of Iraq war whistleblower – trailer The trailer for a film based on the true story of GCHQ whistleblower Katharine Gun, called Official Secrets, has been released. Gun was working as a translator in 2003 when she leaked a confidential email to the Observer revealing US plans to spy on ...
2019-06-13 21:51

Watch: 'Fast & Furious' gets animated in first 'Spy Racers' teaser trailer The "Fast & Furious" franchise is getting a new animated series titled "Spy Racers" from DreamWorks Animation Television that will stream on Netflix....
2019-06-13 21:51

Bitcoin may be virtual currency – but it's harming the planet as much as major cities The cryptocurrency is responsible for the same amount of carbon dioxide emissions as the city of Las Vegas, research says.       ...
2019-06-13 21:51

Boxing News at Five: Mayweather could beat up some more Japanese kickboxers, Andy Ruiz Jnr tells Tyson Fury his WBO belt is going nowhere Floyd Mayweather launches his TMT brand in Tokyo, Japan, and Andy Ruiz Jnr tells Tyson Fury to keep his mitts off his WBO heavyweight title The post Boxing News at Five: Mayweather could beat up some more Japanese kickboxers, Andy Ruiz Jnr tells Tyso...
2019-06-13 22:17

Leaked Verizon timeline reveals release dates of Pixel 4 and iPhone 11 Just hours after Google shocked all of us by partially unveiling the design of the Pixel 4 months ahead of schedule, confirming many of the leaks that had sprung up in recent weeks in the process, a release date for the phone might have emerged. On T...
2019-06-13 22:17

Nicklaus, Spieth detail top holes at Pebble Beach Jack Nicklaus and Jordan Spieth detail their favorite holes at Pebble Beach. Nicklaus thinks highly of the Carmel Bay-side stretch from holes 4 through 10. Spieth favors No. 7 in particular. (June 13)       ...
2019-06-13 22:17

Ferrari drops Vettel Canada penalty appeal plan but eyes review The Ferrari Formula 1 team has withdrawn its intention to appeal Sebastian Vettel's Canadian Grand Prix penalty, as it now evaluates a request for an official review of the incident...
2019-06-13 22:17

Autosport podcast: From Villeneuve to Brock in an amazing career Veteran engineer John Gentry has worked in almost every conceivable branch of motorsport - from Formula 1 to grand prix motorcycling, sportscars and touring car racing...
2019-06-13 22:17

Pirelli hasn't received single request to change 2019 F1 tyres Pirelli has not received a single request to change its Formula 1 tyres despite suggestions it should revert to last year's specification to end Mercedes' dominance of the 2019 season...
2019-06-13 22:17

Honda won't radically change its MotoGP bike to suit Lorenzo Honda MotoGP boss Alberto Puig says the Japanese manufacturer won't overhaul its bike just to help Jorge Lorenzo adapt, so long as Marc Marquez continues to win...
2019-06-13 22:17

Miller 'won't accept' year-old Pramac bike for 2020 MotoGP deal Jack Miller says he "wouldn't accept" a year-old bike if he is to stay with the Pramac team next season, as Ducati's decision on its 2020 MotoGP line-up nears...
2019-06-13 22:17

Napster founder's Wi-Fi hotspot startup gives away free money Consumers already pay a large monthly bill for both their home internet and mobile plans which is why Napster's co-creator Shawn Fanning, Sproutling founder Chris Bruce and Amir Haleem set out to develop a fee-free peer-to-peer network for inter...
2019-06-13 22:17

Xbox Project Scarlett vs PS5: what we know so far And so it begins. The dawn of a new console war, as two gaming titans re-enter the ring for another dust-up. Our combatants? Xbox Project Scarlett vs PS5. Microsoft vs Sony.Alpha and Omega. Beginning and End. Yes, we take gaming very seriously. ...
2019-06-13 22:17

Why Kevin Durant's Achilles Tendon Was His Achilles Heel When the Golden State Warriors star limped off the court, his Achilles tendon had been pulled to the point of rupture. Here's how that may have happened....
2019-06-13 22:34

How Microsoft hopes to preserve privacy while gathering AR map data Researchers at Microsoft detail an attack vector for augmented reality map data, and a method that might help to preserve privacy in those same maps.Read More...
2019-06-13 22:34

FCC blames Commerce Department for 5G weather scare, spectrum delays A dispute between the FCC and Department of Commerce is threatening to delay 5G deployments and create unfounded scares about the technology, Ajit Pai says.Read More...
2019-06-13 22:34

Majority of Democrats on House Judiciary Committee now back impeachment The majority of Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee now publicly support opening an impeachment inquiry, according to a review of recent statements by the committee's 24 Democrats.Rep. Eric Swalwell's embracement of calls for an impeachment i...
2019-06-13 22:34

Trump ex-aide Manafort to seek dismissal of New York charges Paul Manafort, U.S. President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, will ask a judge to dismiss criminal charges against him in New York, his lawyer told Reuters, in a case that will test the state's double jeopardy protections....
2019-06-13 22:34

Senate confirms ex-Air Force General Stilwell as top diplomat for East Asia The U.S. Senate on Thursday confirmed former Air Force General David Stilwell to be the State Department's top diplomat for East Asia, a post that had remained unfilled for more than two years despite major challenges in the region....
2019-06-13 22:34

Burger King is selling an 'Upside Down Whopper' to honor 'Stranger Things' Fast-food chain Burger King announced it will sell an 'Upside Down Whopper' as part of a partnership with Netflix for its hit show 'Stranger Things.'       ...
2019-06-13 22:51

What were the 13 most expensive wars in U.S. history? With the recent 75th anniversary of D-Day, we are reminded once again of the human cost of freedom and liberty. But what is the financial cost of war?       ...
2019-06-13 22:51

Here is how Americans spend their money based on their level of education This is how Americans spend their money on depending on their education levels. Veuer’s Natasha Abellard has the story.       ...
2019-06-13 22:51

Johnson comfortably wins first ballot of Tory leadership contest Boris Johnson has comfortably won the opening round of the Conservative leadership contest, as the frontrunner easily cleared the first hurdle to becoming Britain's next prime minister....
2019-06-13 22:51

Blues bring first Stanley Cup home to St. Louis As St. Louis Blues players arrived back in the team's hometown, each player, one-by-one, held the Stanley Cup trophy over their head and let out a cheer. (June 13)       ...
2019-06-13 23:00

Hope Solo adds to US women's soccer celebration controversy over Thailand win: 'I think it was unnecessary' Former U.S. women’s soccer goalkeeper Hope Solo stirred more controversy Thursday adding to the criticism of her former team that their celebrations during a 13-0 blowout against Thailand were unnecessary....
2019-06-13 23:00

Huck Off After more than three years of professionally lying on behalf of President Donald Trump and his administration, White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders is finally on her way out....
2019-06-13 23:00

Raptors fans invited to potentially watch Game 6 inside Scotiabank Arena due to weather Maple Leafs Sports and Entertainment announced Thursday they will make the call at 5 p.m. to keep fans in Jurassic Park or move them into Scotiabank Arena....
2019-06-13 23:34

Chiefs sign kicker Butker to 5-year contract extension The Kansas City Chiefs signed kicker Harrison Butker to a five-year contract extension Thursday, locking up the former Panthers practice squad player through the 2024 season       ...
2019-06-13 23:34

Beach concerts at Jersey shore town cancelled for the birds SANDY HOOK, N.J. (AP) — A concert series on a popular New Jersey beach is cancelled this summer to protect dozens of shorebirds nesting there. Piping plovers usually only visit Sandy Hook but this year, unusually, they’ve decided to build more ...
2019-06-13 23:34

White House expands health accounts for small firms WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration says it will expand options for small companies to use special accounts to help workers buy their own health insurance or upgrade job-based coverage, officials said Thursday. The tax-free individual accounts...
2019-06-13 23:34

Kentucky Supreme Court voids victims’ rights amendment FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A proposed amendment on crime victims’ rights was voided by the Kentucky Supreme Court on Thursday because the question posed to voters was too vague. Voters in November approved the amendment on Kentucky’s version o...
2019-06-13 23:34

The inventor of toilet paper rolls hung them in the 'over' position — and a modern homemaking expert says he was right Darren Foreman / Flickr Melissa Maker, author of "Clean My Space," sets the record straight on the over vs. under debate. Toilet paper rolls were invented in 1891 and renderings show the tearable sheets in an "over" position. Maker told INSIDER it's...
2019-06-13 23:51

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2019-06-13 23:51

Crime is rising in Mexico City, and gun rentals as cheap as $25 are making life easier for criminals REUTERS/Carlos Jasso Recent reports indicate that a variety of firearms are available for rent in Mexico City, where crime has been on the rise. The rentals do not appear to be widespread, but it is a method of accessing weapons that circumvents the...
2019-06-13 23:51

|TencentinvestorNaspersseesprofitboostaheadofspin-off Naspers' full-year earnings have risen by as much as a third ahead of the technology group’s planned asset spinoff in Amsterdam, a move designed to reduce its dominance of Johannesburg’s stock exchange....
2019-06-13 23:51

Austria investigating Strache, other far-right FPÖ members Prosecutors have announced that the former vice-chancellor and members of his party are being investigated for breach of trust. A sting video forced him to step down in May and led to the collapse of the government....
2019-06-13 23:51

US loses billions as Chinese tourists stay away over trade war The number of arrivals from China to the US fell last year for the first time in 15 years. The Chinese are the world's highest-spending foreign visitors and their tourism dollar is sorely missed....
2019-06-13 23:51

Istanbul mayoral election centers on fight against corruption Turkey's ruling party has been accused of using Istanbul city funds to benefit business contacts and the president's family. Now an opposition candidate for mayor is vowing to put an end to the nepotism ― if he can win....
2019-06-13 23:51

Nord Stream 2 builders forge on with gas pipeline despite renewed US sanctions threat Despite a new US sanctions threat, companies involved in the Baltic Sea pipeline are ploughing ahead with plans to finish the project by the end of the year. But are Trump's latest remarks more serious this time around?...
2019-06-13 23:51

Honda Activa 125 BS-VI: What's New? We take a look at what all has changed on the new Honda Activa 125 BS-VI, Honda's first two-wheeler which meets the upcoming Bharat Stage VI emission regulations....
2019-06-14 00:00

KTM RC 125 Teased Ahead Of Launch; Bookings Open Following up with the launch of the 125 Duke, KTM India is all set to bring its faired sibling, the RC 125 in the country soon. The Austrian manufacturer has dropped the teaser for the new KTM RC 125......
2019-06-14 00:00

Kim Kardashian back at White House to talk criminal justice Reality star and activist Kim Kardashian West has returned to the White House for an event promoting efforts to help those leaving prison return to the workforce...
2019-06-14 00:00

Will Send "Jai Shri Ram" Postcards To Mamata Banerjee: Tripura BJP Leader West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and her "goons" have converted the state into a "mini Pakistan", Tripura BJP women's wing chief Papia Datta said on Thursday. She added that hundreds of......
2019-06-14 00:17

Unhappy at Twitter, thousands of Saudis crash pro-Trump social network A surge of about 200,000 users believed to be from Saudi Arabia who are frustrated at what they say is censorship by Twitter have helped crash the small social media network Parler, which styles itself as a "free speech-driven" space....
2019-06-14 00:17

Brazilian telecoms regulator Anatel approves plan to widen broadband access Brazilian telecoms regulator Anatel approved on Thursday a plan to coordinate investments among public and private players aimed at increasing access to broadband in Latin America's largest economy....
2019-06-14 00:17

Arizona State coach Herm Edwards adds faculty position to football duties Herm Edwards is making the leap from the practice field to the classroom. Arizona State University recently announced that its head football coach will become a “professor of practice” at the famous Walter Cronkite School of Journalism an...
2019-06-14 00:17

Jay Williams rips Warriors for ‘misdiagnosed’ Kevin Durant injury Jay Williams believes Kevin Durant was “misdiagnosed” prior to returning to the NBA Finals and rupturing his Achilles tendon, which will likely cost him all of next season and could impact his free agency. On ESPN’s “Get Up” on Thursday, the br...
2019-06-14 00:17

NBA Finals 2019: Raptors have big edge in one ‘inside’ stat It was the shout heard ’round the world. From bettors who had taken the Toronto Raptors to cover the point spread in Monday night’s Game 6 … from bettors who had backed the pre-series underdog to win the 2019 NBA World Championship at a big pay...
2019-06-14 00:17

Kyle Kuzma decision will determine Lakers’ Anthony Davis fate A potential Lakers-Pelicans blockbuster trade for Anthony Davis likely hinges on one player: Kyle Kuzma. The Lakers are reportedly trying to keep the promising power forward out of trade talks, but the Pelicans remain determined to acquire him, accor...
2019-06-14 00:17

England flooding: Stranded East Midlands Trains passengers evacuated from train after landslide Passengers on board a flood-hit train from London to Nottingham were left stranded after heavy rain in large parts of England caused a landslide in Northamptonshire....
2019-06-14 00:17

Kimora Brought Back the Iconic Cat, But Did Baby Phat’s Return Bring the Nostalgia We Were Craving? When we learned yesterday that Baby Phat’s highly anticipated relaunch would be kicked off by a collab with Forever 21, we were curious to see what the partnership would turn out, clothing-wise....
2019-06-14 00:34

U.S. jury partially convicts Benghazi consulate attacker Mustafa al-Imam A federal jury in Washington, D.C., handed down a partial guilty verdict for a suspect in the 2012 attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, which killed four Americans....
2019-06-14 00:34

Man accused in New Zealand mosque killings pleads not guilty CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — The man accused of killing 51 people at two Christchurch mosques has pleaded not guilty to all the charges that have been filed against him. Brenton Tarrant on Friday entered not guilty pleas to 51 charges of murder, ...
2019-06-14 00:34

Emails show author Sparks objecting to pro-gay ‘agenda’ NEW YORK (AP) — Emails filed in an ongoing lawsuit show novelist Nicholas Sparks chastised a former headmaster at the private Christian school in North Carolina he runs for promoting a pro-gay “agenda.” Sparks denies he discriminates. The...
2019-06-14 00:34

Nelson Cruz homers has 3 RBIs as Twins rout M’s 10-5 MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Nelson Cruz homered and had three RBIs and utility infielder Ehire Adrianza’s hustle keyed a six-run sixth and the Minnesota Twins topped the Seattle Mariners 10-5 on Thursday. Cruz, who played for the Mariners from 2015-18 b...
2019-06-14 00:34

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Albinism, displacement in Central America, family-friendly nations, updates on the Gulf and Darfur This Thursday, top stories includes: International Albinism Awareness Day; the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, appealing for regional talks on Central America forced displacement; updates on the latest attack on oil tankers in the Gulf and on recent clashe...
2019-06-14 00:34

Facebook's New Cryptocurrency Gets Big Backers Facebook has signed up more than a dozen companies including Visa, Mastercard, PayPal and Uber to back the new cryptocurrency that the social-media giant plans to unveil next week....
2019-06-14 00:34

Boeing 737 MAX Grounding Ripples Through Supply Chain With the grounding of the 737 MAX airliner stretching into its fourth month, some suppliers are rethinking whether to keep making parts at full steam as inventories swell and the plane’s recertification timeline remains hazy....
2019-06-14 00:34

Trump Could Retaliate if Xi Balks at Trade Meeting, Kudlow Says President Trump could take further action against China if President Xi doesn’t agree to a meeting at the Group of 20 summit in Japan this month, the White House’s top economic adviser said....
2019-06-14 00:34

Buyout Won't Solve Saks Owner's Big Issue: Department Stores Are Dying Taking Hudson’s Bay private doesn’t change the fact that department stores like its Saks Fifth Avenue and Lord & Taylor have been losing share for years to discount chains, e-commerce companies and other upstarts....
2019-06-14 00:34

‘Shawskank’ again denied parole for role in notorious Dannemora jail break There’s no redemption yet for the so-called “Shawskank.” A state parole board announced Thursday that it has again decided not to release Joyce Mitchell — the prison tailor who earned the tabloid moniker for getting way too friendly with ...
2019-06-14 00:51

Assembly passes bill forcing religious groups to vaccinate A key state Assembly committee on Thursday narrowly gave thumbs up to a bill that would end New York’s policy of allowing religious exemptions from vaccine requirements — and the measure is expected to be approved by the Legislature before it adjourn...
2019-06-14 00:51

Knife-wielding woman tries, fails to rob man in elevator A knife-wielding woman with a pocketbook tucked neatly under her arm tried to rob a man in a Bronx elevator, police said. The woman flashed the blade in front of the 54-year-old man in the elevator of 10 Richmond Plaza in Morris Hill around 7:20 p.m....
2019-06-14 00:51

Jurors begin deliberations in ‘Junior’ Guzman-Feliz bodega slay trial Jurors have begun their deliberations in the trial for the murder of Lesandro “Junior” Guzman-Feliz — nearly one year to the day after he was butchered by machetes and knives outside a Bronx bodega last summer. The first five of the dozen...
2019-06-14 00:51

De Blasio announces program to get unruly homeless riders into shelters Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday officially announced a summons diversion program aimed at getting unruly homeless subway riders above ground and into shelters. In the program — first reported by The Post on Tuesday and set to begin July 1 — vagrants...
2019-06-14 00:51

Sarah Sanders leaving as White House press secretary, Trump hints she may run for Arkansas governor Sanders, the woman who defended Trump through some of the most contentious chapters of his presidency, is leaving her post as the White House press secretary.        ...
2019-06-14 00:51

South Carolina father who killed his five children gets the death penalty Timothy Jones Jr., convicted of killing his five children, ages 1 to 8, reportedly showed no emotion as the verdict was handed out.        ...
2019-06-14 00:51

Elizabeth Lederer, Central Park 5 prosecutor, resigns from Columbia after Netflix series The petition to fire Elizabeth Lederer was written by the Black Law Students Association at Columbia, and comes after Linda Fairstein's own fallout.        ...
2019-06-14 00:51

Denis Villeneuve Is Working on a 'Dune' Series The 'Blade Runner 2049' director, who is also working on a film adaptation of Frank Herbert's work, is going to direct the pilot for series about the Bene Gesserit....
2019-06-14 01:00

CNN host says Trump acting like 'toddler' after 'un-American' comments about opposition research CNN host John King had some strong words about President Trump Thursday after he said he would be willing to listen to opposition research from another country without telling the FBI....
2019-06-14 01:00

How Is The Original Contra Still So Got Damn Good Contra Anniversary Collection surprise launched earlier this week, and with it came the first official rerelease of the Nintendo Entertainment System version of Contra in a long while. And I have to ask: How is it that this game is still so freaking ...
2019-06-14 01:17

The Witcher 3 On Switch Runs 720p Docked, 540p Handheld The Witcher 3 getting a Switch port is excellent news, as long as players are prepared for a version of the game that looks nowhere near as good as its console and PC cousins. Tweeted on Tuesday and confirmed to Kotaku by CD Projekt Red today, the Sw...
2019-06-14 01:17

A Firefighting Game That Makes Fun Of The Gig Economy Embr’s house groaned as fire licked away at its supports. Collapse was imminent. With a panicking resident slung over my shoulder, I sprinted for a second story window. Outside were three other residents I’d rescued. I took solace in the fact that, n...
2019-06-14 01:17

Chemical weapons destruction resumes at Colorado plant PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — The Army has resumed destruction of obsolete chemical weapons in southern Colorado after a shutdown prompted by liquid hazardous waste seeping from a storage tank. Officials say the work resumed Wednesday when another tank was re...
2019-06-14 01:17

Feds: African ring smuggled rhinoceros horns, ivory into US NEW YORK (AP) — Federal prosecutors in New York have charged four African men with trafficking millions of dollars’ worth of rhinoceros horns and elephant ivory. The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Manhattan said Thursday the conspiracy involve...
2019-06-14 01:17

Thousands in Haiti renew protests, clash with police PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Thousands of protesters in Haiti demanding the resignation of President Jovenel Moïse have clashed with police as some tried to storm barriers at the National Palace and others took shelter while heavy gunfire echoed in n...
2019-06-14 01:17

Columbine survivor, addiction speaker died of drug overdose DENVER (AP) — A Colorado coroner has determined a Columbine massacre survivor and addiction recovery advocate died of a drug overdose. The Denver Post reports the Routt County Coroner’s Office says an autopsy determined the death last month of ...
2019-06-14 01:17

Barbasol Championship Announces Local Players NICHOLASVILLE, KY – The Barbasol Championship today announced players competing in this year’s tournament with local ties. Kentucky natives Chip McDaniel, Cooper Musselman, Stephen Stallings, Jr., and Hunter Stewart join headliners Troy Merritt (2018...
2019-06-14 01:17

Jets need testy Gregg Williams-Joe Vitt marriage to work a second time They won a Super Bowl together with Sean Payton in New Orleans before Bountygate derailed their careers, their reputations and even their personal relationship. Now they are the NFL’s Odd Couple, two grizzled football pit bulls thrust together by Ada...
2019-06-14 01:34

Watch: Eleven-year-old superfan celebrates Stanley Cup win with St. Louis Blues Laila Anderson, an 11-year-old superfan of the Blues who is fighting a life-threatening autoimmune disease, celebrated with St. Louis and kissed the Stanley Cup....
2019-06-14 01:34

Spacewatch: Nasa tries to get Martian 'mole' working again Heat probe was supposed to dig down five metres but it came to standstill just 30cm below surfaceScientists and engineers at Nasa’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), Pasadena, have a new strategy to get a troubled Mars instrument working again. The He...
2019-06-14 01:34

UPDATE 1-PetSmart's Chewy fetches $1 bln IPO as Wall Street cashes in on cats and dogs Chewy Inc said on Thursday it priced its initial public offering at $22 per share, above its target, and sold more stock than originally planned, valuing the online pet products retailer at $8.77 billion....
2019-06-14 01:51

PetSmart's Chewy prices IPO at $22 per share, above target -source Chewy Inc on Thursday priced its initial public offering at $22 per share, above its target, and sold more stock than originally planned, according to a person familiar with the matter, valuing the online pet products retailer at $8.77 billion....
2019-06-14 01:51

Trump talks trade with Apple CEO Cook as China dispute looms U.S. President Donald Trump met with Apple CEO Tim Cook on Thursday to discuss trade, U.S. investment, immigration and privacy, a White House spokesman said....
2019-06-14 01:51

Recession probabilities rise 40-45% in six months -DoubleLine's Gundlach Jeffrey Gundlach, chief executive officer of DoubleLine Capital, said on Thursday the probabilities of a recession have moved up 40-45% in six months and 65% in one year....
2019-06-14 01:51

Tory leadership rivals discuss alliance to stop Boris Johnson Decision on ‘consolidation’ imminent after former foreign secretary’s crushing victoryConservative leadership candidates are in talks about joining forces to provide the strongest challenge to Boris Johnson, who looks all but certain to be Britain’s ...
2019-06-14 01:51

| Massacre toll in Mali revised down to 35 A massacre at a village in central Mali left at least 35 people dead, the authorities say, a final toll much lower than the earlier estimate of 95 killed....
2019-06-14 01:51

Huawei says in process of preparing Hongmeng software roll-out An executive of Huawei Technologies Co Ltd said on Thursday that the Chinese telecoms giant is in the process of potentially launching its "Hongmeng" operating system (OS) to replace the U.S. Android OS....
2019-06-14 02:00

Marta makes history but Australia beats Brazil after brilliant comeback Having fallen 2-0 behind in the first half, Australia's Women's World Cup hopes appeared to be in tatters, but a brilliant fightback secured a memorable 3-2 win over Brazil to keep alive the Matildas' hopes of progressing to the knockout stages....
2019-06-14 02:00

The 288-HP Alpine A110S Is the New Reason for Your Existential American Sadness For American car enthusiasts, 25 years isn’t just the time frame for a quarter-life crisis, it’s the countdown until we can import the good foreign cars we never got the chance to buy here. And, as of now, we can go ahead and put the new Alpine A110S...
2019-06-14 02:00

Froome undergoes successful six-hour operation after high-speed crash "Chris Froome has undergone a successful six-hour operation after a high-speed crash on Wednesday left him in intensive care with multiple fractures."...
2019-06-14 02:00

Target expands same-day delivery to basically everyone in order to combat Amazon Time was, Amazon led the way in pushing the e-commerce industry towards a consumer expectation that delivery should be free. Then came the push for a two-day delivery option, and now that Amazon is starting to move into an expansion of same-day deliv...
2019-06-14 02:00

Twitter removes nearly 4,800 accounts linked to Iranian government Twitter has suspended nearly 4,800 accounts it suspected of being directly run or linked to the Iranian government. The social media giant released a transparency report that detailed recent efforts to tamp down on the spread of misinformation by ins...
2019-06-14 02:17

Where ‘The Outer Worlds' gets its sense of humor In The Outer Worlds, there are specially bred swine called "cystypigs." You find them in a factory farm near Fallbrook, a smuggler's town on a distant planet. Maybe you climbed through the sewers and emerged face to ass with one, or entered thro...
2019-06-14 02:17

'Fallout Shelter' is coming to Tesla cars Elon Musk showed up on stage at E3 Thursday alongside Bethesda Studios executive producer Todd Howard to announce Fallout Shelter will be coming to Tesla vehicles. The wildly popular game is already available on just about every other system imaginab...
2019-06-14 02:17

Drone motors make wonderfully grungy synth music There's no shortage of ways for synthesizers to generate sounds. Generally they rely on one of two tried and true technologies -- analog or digital oscillators. Gamechanger Audio, however, went a completely different route and turned to... motor...
2019-06-14 02:17

Google's Area 120 made a free, drag-and-drop 3D game builder Google's in-house incubator, Area 120, has produced things like an app that teaches coding and tools to boost literacy. Now it wants to help gamers create their own 3D games, no experience necessary. Today, it launched Game Builder, a free platf...
2019-06-14 02:17

Lew Klein, 'American Bandstand' executive producer who launched Dick Clark's career, dies at 91 Lew Klein, a broadcast pioneer who helped create “American Bandstand” and launched the careers of Dick Clark and Bob Saget, has died at 91.        ...
2019-06-14 02:17

They Like Joe Biden in Iowa. For Now. (Many Voters Are Still Looking.) Interviews across Iowa indicate Mr. Biden’s early lead comes from familiarity, nostalgia for the Obama years and strategic calculations about who can win, not just from enthusiasm for his campaign vision....
2019-06-14 02:17

Sudan: top UN official demands cessation of violence and rape against civilians by security forces Following recent reports of attacks and rape by security forces and paramilitaries against the pro-democracy protesters in Sudan who have been holding a sit-in outside army headquarters in the capital, Khartoum, the United Nations Special Representat...
2019-06-14 02:17

Time for candidates to go toe-to-toe with Johnson Despite the bullish statements released by all the surviving leadership camps after the first round leadership vote, most of them were left disappointed....
2019-06-14 02:34

Adorable! Courteney Cox's teenage daughter Coco wears mom's dress '21 years later' The 54-year-old actress shared side-by-side photos of her and her 14-year-old daughter, Coco, to Instagram wearing the same purple lace dress.        ...
2019-06-14 02:51

As Christchurch Case Continues, the Internet Goes on Trial Brenton Tarrant appeared in court Friday, pleading not guilty to 51 murder charges, reigniting questions about how to keep hate and violence from spreading online....
2019-06-14 03:17

| Court denies IAAF’s request to re-impose regulations on Semenya The Federal Supreme Court of Switzerland has rejected the IAAF’s urgent request to be allowed to immediately re-impose its eligibility regulations on Caster Semenya....
2019-06-14 03:34

Wizards work out projected first-round NBA draft pick Keldon Johnson The Wizards hold the ninth selection in next week's draft, and Johnson is the first player to work out with the team who could potentially fill that spot....
2019-06-14 03:34

China flood death toll hits 61, 350,000 evacuated: ministry As many as 61 people have been killed and 356,000 evacuated from their homes as heavy rain and floods swept through large parts of southern and central China this week, Chinese rescue authorities said....
2019-06-14 03:51

Northern Hemisphere has 66% chance of persisting El Niño conditions in summer: NWS forecaster There is a 66% chance that the Northern Hemisphere will see persisting El Niño conditions in the summer of 2019, the National Weather Service's Climate Prediction Center (CPC) said in its monthly forecast on Thursday....
2019-06-14 03:51

Cuba travel ban: Disappointed passengers return after being rerouted mid-cruise Thousands of cruise passengers originally headed to Cuba ended up in the Bahamas after a travel ban was announced earlier this week.       ...
2019-06-14 04:17

‘Intentional’ fire at Brooklyn rabbi’s home leaves over a dozen injured A four-alarm fire decimated a rabbi’s Brooklyn home and spread to two others early Thursday, leaving 13 people injured — and investigators suspect the blaze was set intentionally, authorities and sources said. The three-story home on East 17th Street...
2019-06-14 04:17

City Council hits up taxpayers to fund 2021 mayoral campaigns The City Council rewrote local campaign laws Thursday in a move critics claim was done to boost the mayoral campaign of Speaker Corey Johnson while hitting up taxpayers up for tens of millions of dollars to bankroll candidates. Following weeks of beh...
2019-06-14 04:17

Chemistry lab fire left teen unrecognizable, dad tells jury A massive fireball from a botched high school chemistry lab experiment left his son, Alonzo, in excruciating pain — and burned beyond recognition, a dad testified in Manhattan on Thursday. “I didn’t recognize his face,” dad Claudio Yanes sobbed on th...
2019-06-14 04:17

Shirtless, homeless man arrested for smashing bus windshield A shirtless, homeless maniac was arrested Thursday morning for allegedly using a cane to smash the front windshield of an MTA bus in the Bronx, police said. Austy Persons, 62, went berserk on the BX2 bus while it was stopped at a light at Grand Conco...
2019-06-14 04:17

WWC roundup: Australia scores improbable win over Brazil Australia rallied from a two-goal, first-half deficit to earn a 3-2 victory over Brazil on Thursday in Group C play at the Women's World Cup from Montpellier, France....
2019-06-14 04:17

Good prognosis for injured Durant but no guarantees Golden State Warriors player Kevin Durant is likely to start rehabbing his surgically-repaired Achilles tendon almost immediately, and all being well should be back to full strength within a year, a specialist at the Mayo Clinic said on Thursday....
2019-06-14 04:17

Phil Mickelson Misses Impossibly Short Putt at U.S. Open In perhaps his last realistic bid for a career grand slam, Phil Mickelson ended his first round at Pebble Beach over par after missing one of the shortest of putts imaginable....
2019-06-14 04:34

Venezuelans flock to Peru before new entry requirements Venezuelan citizens were rushing to enter Peru Thursday less than two days before it imposes new entry requirements on migrants fleeing the crisis-wracked South American nation....
2019-06-14 04:51

Taiwan complains about Spain's extraditions to China Taiwan is accusing Spain of double standards when it comes to extraditing criminal suspects to China after the government in Madrid sent to Beijing a group of 94 Taiwanese citizens accused of telephone and online fraud....
2019-06-14 04:51

Second person infected with Ebola dies in Uganda A second person infected with the Ebola virus has died in Uganda, the health ministry said Thursday, after a family exposed to the disease quietly crossed the border from Congo....
2019-06-14 04:51

Shohei Ohtani's Superpowers Are Slowly But Surely Returning [Update] Shohei Ohtani has been having a ho-hum season as a hitter, entering Thursday batting .256 with a mediocre .775 OPS in 133 plate appearances, with seven home runs and just eight total extra base hits. The good news is, his power seems to be picking up...
2019-06-14 04:51

Le Mans 24 Hours: Kobayashi seals pole in all Toyota front row Toyota locked out its expected one-two on the 2019 Le Mans 24 Hours grid after a disrupted final qualifying that prevented an early rush for fastest laps...
2019-06-14 04:51

Instagram, the Last Good Social Network, Is Down [Update: It's Back] Updated 6/13/19 8:20 p.m. ET: After hours of Instagram users reporting issues with the app, the company said in a tweet shortly after 8 p.m. ET on Thursday that it had been “fully recovered.” Looks like you’ll have something to stare at while watchin...
2019-06-14 04:51

Target Has Some Shipt to Sell You The shipping wars rage on across retail, where expedited shipping is rapidly becoming the norm. Target announced today that it, too, will be joining the fray, offering same-day delivery on around 65,000 items with a service called “Shipt.” Yay?Read m...
2019-06-14 04:51

FFA confirm Socceroos to play at next year's Copa América Qatar also invited to South American tournamentGraham Arnold: ‘We crave these opportunities’The Socceroos will broaden their horizons next year after accepting an invitation from the South American confederation, Conmebol, to take part in the 2020 Co...
2019-06-14 05:00

Zion Williamson sues marketing company, alleges state law violation The former Duke star is suing to terminate his contract with Prime Sports Marketing LLC, saying the agency violated North Carolina's sports agent law.       ...
2019-06-14 05:00

How Trump Could Suddenly Amplify the Hong Kong Protests Trump has the unilateral power to rescind Hong Kong’s status as a preferential trading partner -- a potentially huge blow that would undermine confidence in the Asian financial hub. ...
2019-06-14 05:00

Rare Skin Disease Left Him Isolated. Surgery Gave Him Back His Life When Enrique Galvan was growing up in Paraguay, other children called him a monster. When he was a toddler, a rare genetic disorder called neurofibromatosis was diagnosed, and it caused benign tumors......
2019-06-14 05:17

20-Year-Old Wanted Black Man, Father Of 2, Shot Dead By US Marshals The young black man killed by U.S. marshals in Memphis, Tennessee, whose death sparked clashes with police overnight, had recently become a father for the second time and was the subject of multiple......
2019-06-14 05:17

Accused David Ortiz gunman claims slugger wasn’t intended target The man accused of shooting David Ortiz in a botched $8,000 hit job claimed from jail Thursday that the baseball legend wasn’t his intended target — but he got confused by the retired slugger’s clothes. “It wasn’t David, it wasn’t for David … W...
2019-06-14 05:17

Boston chain Papa Gino’s helping Bruins fans cope with free pizza One Boston-area chain is stepping up to help the city remember how to get over that losing feeling. A day after the Bruins fell to the St. Louis Blues in Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Final — denying Boston its 13th pro sports title since the turn ...
2019-06-14 05:17

Todd McShay isn’t joining the Jets staff, after all Joe Douglas’ Jets staff won’t have Todd McShay on it. The ESPN NFL draft analyst decided to remain with the network, compatriot Chris Mortenson tweeted on Thursday, taking himself out of the running for a potential personnel role with the...
2019-06-14 05:17

Mitch McConnell: 'For the first time in my memory, I agree with Nancy Pelosi' Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., told Fox News' Laura Ingraham on Thursday that he has found himself in rare agreement with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi,  D-Calif....
2019-06-14 05:34

Julián Castro: Americans will look back at Trump and ask 'what in the hell was wrong with that president?' Former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro predicted that Americans in 20 years would ask what was "wrong" with President Trump when he expressed willingness to receive opposition research from foreign governments....
2019-06-14 05:34

Illegal immigrant who killed Cuomo-linked socialite with fire extinguisher sentenced to life, begs for forgiveness The illegal immigrant who bludgeoned a New York socialite with a fire extinguisher at her Westchester estate in 2015 was sentenced to 22 years to life in prison on Thursday....
2019-06-14 05:34

Virginia Beach tries to dispel "rumors" about mass shooting Officials in Virginia Beach are pushing back against what they describe as "rumors, innuendo, conflicting theories and speculation" about the recent mass shooting in a municipal building....
2019-06-14 05:34

Prosecutor: Wisconsin officers justified in deadly shooting Prosecutors say two Wisconsin officers were justified when they shot and killed a man who got in a gunfight with police that left a city firefighter dead in the crossfire....
2019-06-14 05:34

Utah officer who pulled gun on black child sparks protests Activists are planning to protest at a police agency in northern Utah after learning an officer who pulled his gun on a 10-year-old child will continue to work....
2019-06-14 05:34

Chris Froome surgery successful but Tour de France winner remains in intensive care after horror crash Chris Froome stands to retrospectively become Britain's first Grand Tour winner and add a seventh title to his collection, all from his hospital bed in France where he is recovering from a horror crash which has ruled him out of the Tour de France....
2019-06-14 05:34

U.S. releases video it says shows Iran's military recovering mine The U.S. military released a video late on Thursday that it said showed Iran's Revolutionary Guard (IRGC) removing an unexploded mine from the side of a Japanese-owned oil tanker, as Washington blamed Iran for attacks rattling global oil markets....
2019-06-14 05:51

'Hong Kong' searches surge behind China's Great Firewall Chinese censors are working hard to erase or block news of the Hong Kong protests on social media and search platforms amid a surge in interest from mainland internet users....
2019-06-14 05:51

Iran foreign minister: U.S. allegations over tanker attacks part of 'sabotage diplomacy' Iran's foreign minister said on Friday that the U.S. allegations against Iran over the Gulf of Oman tanker attacks were part of "sabotage diplomacy" adopted by a so-called B Team, which he has said includes U.S. national security adviser John Bolton....
2019-06-14 05:51

UK's Andrea Leadsom considers backing Sajid Javid in leadership race: The Times The UK's Andrea Leadsom, who was defeated in the first round of a leadership contest, is now considering supporting interior minister Sajid Javid in the leadership race to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May, The Times reported....
2019-06-14 05:51

New York Gets Rid of Religious Exemptions for Vaccines New York’s legislature removed religious exemptions for vaccines today amid concerns about a measles outbreak, according to the New York Times....
2019-06-14 05:51

Fundraiser to benefit PCSD deputy battling cancer TUCSON –The Arizona Fraternal Order of Police is hosting a fundraiser Thursday in support of a fellow deputy. Sgt. Gary Hawco served the Pima County Sheriff’s Department for over 26 years. In January, Hawco was involved in a car accident, he passed o...
2019-06-14 06:00

Hundreds of firefighters assigned to Arizona wildfire SUPERIOR, Ariz. (AP) — Hundreds of firefighters are assigned to an Arizona wildfire that incident managers anticipate will be fanned by strong winds and high temperatures. The human-caused fire has burned nearly 16 square miles (41 square kilometers)...
2019-06-14 06:00

Kim Kardashian West Returns to the White House to Discuss Criminal Justice Reform (WASHINGTON) — Reality star and activist Kim Kardashian West has returned to the White House to speak at an event promoting efforts to help those leaving prison return to the workforce. Kardashian West, who has been advocating for criminal just...
2019-06-14 06:00

Notre Dame cathedral to host mass for the first time since massive blaze Mass will be held at Notre Dame this weekend, for the first time since the iconic Parisian cathedral was gutted by a fire nearly two months ago. Just 20 people are expected to take part in the service late Saturday night, which will be held in a smal...
2019-06-14 06:01

Duncan Hunter’s wife admits she bought plane ride for pet bunny with campaign funds The wife of a California congressman on Thursday pleaded guilty to blowing through more than $200,000 of campaign funds, including to pay for lavish vacations and plane tickets for the family’s pet rabbit, Eggburt. Margaret Hunter, the wife of ...
2019-06-14 06:01

South Carolina dad sentenced to death for killing his 5 kids The South Carolina dad convicted of murdering his five young children was sentenced to death on Thursday, with jurors voting unanimously to kill him. Timothy Jones Jr., 37, had been convicted by the same Lexington County jury a week ago after being c...
2019-06-14 06:01

Justin Rose lead US Open as players roll over Pebble Beach PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — After weeks of hand-wringing and barbs from players in anticipation of the USGA wrecking another U.S. Open with yet another questionable course setup, the best players in the world played Pebble Beach — and possibly the USGA — ...
2019-06-14 06:17

J.A. Happ implodes as Yankees fall to mediocre White Sox CHICAGO — J.A. Happ was cruising to a second straight start that wasn’t going to require the Yankees’ bullpen to go near the middle innings and appeared to be ready to match his season-high of seven innings, or even work deeper. The first three frame...
2019-06-14 06:17

Russia warns NATO over US-Poland troop move Russia has warned NATO that US President Donald Trump's pledge to send 1,000 US troops to Poland will "destabilize" Europe. NATO forces in member Poland already include a rotating pool of 4,500 US soldiers....
2019-06-14 06:17

US pipelines to get new safeguards against violent protests Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao is proposing sweeping new safeguards to protect the nation’s network of fuel pipelines — even those under construction — from violent protests and dangerous tampering....
2019-06-14 06:17

Battleground voters ‘overwhelmingly support’ Trump immigration plan Voters in several battleground states key to winning the 2020 election widely support President Trump’s newly unveiled immigration proposal spearheaded by chief adviser Jared Kushner....
2019-06-14 06:17

U.S. military intelligence steps up accusation against Russia over nuclear testing U.S. government “has assessed that Russia conducted nuclear weapons tests that have created nuclear yield,” Defense Intelligence Agency says in statement....
2019-06-14 06:17

U.S. recession odds rise to 40-45% in six months: DoubleLine's Gundlach Jeffrey Gundlach, chief executive officer of DoubleLine Capital, said on Thursday the odds of the United States sliding into a recession in the next six months have risen to 40-45% and the odds were......
2019-06-14 06:34

Raptors hold off Warriors in Game 6 thriller to clinch first championship Toronto clinched the first championship in franchise history and ended Golden State's reign with a thrilling Game 6 victory.       ...
2019-06-14 06:51

Drake showed up at Jurassic Park to watch Game 6 of the NBA Finals Rather than travel to Oracle Arena to take in the game in person, Drake chose to watch alongside the Raptors faithful in Toronto.       ...
2019-06-14 06:51

Bogaerts HR caps comeback as Red Sox rally past Rangers 7-6 Xander Bogaerts hit a solo homer in the seventh inning, Boston's fifth long ball of the game, and the Red Sox rallied from a five-run deficit to beat the Texas Rangers 7-6       ...
2019-06-14 06:51

Klay Thompson Helped Off With Bad Knee Injury, Heroically Returns, Sinks Free Throws, Runs Back Off, Is Out Toward the end of the third quarter of Thursday night’s Game 6 in Oakland, Klay Thompson landed awkwardly after he was fouled on a breakaway layup by Danny Green, and appeared to badly mess up his left knee. Klay has already missed a game of this ser...
2019-06-14 06:51

Kawhi 1st to win Finals MVP in both conferences Kawhi Leonard, who won Finals MVP in 2014 with the Spurs, earned the honor for a second time following Toronto's series-clinching win Thursday night....
2019-06-14 06:51

| Suspected tanker attacks risk sparking conflict: analysts Suspected attacks on tankers at the mouth of the oil-rich Gulf threaten to block vital crude supplies to the world and trigger an all-out conflict involving Iran, analysts said Thursday....
2019-06-14 06:51

| Norwegian tanker Front Altair still afloat after reported attack: owner Norwegian tanker Front Altair was still afloat after a reported attack in the Gulf of Oman Thursday, the chief executive of the company that owns the vessel told AFP, denying reports it had sunk....
2019-06-14 06:51

Police report shows Hacienda rape suspect’s behavior changed before victim gave birth PHOENIX (KPNX) — Phoenix police have released their report on a rape investigation at a Hacienda Healthcare facility after an incapacitated patient with intellectual disabilities gave birth in December. In May, the victim’s family filed a notic...
2019-06-14 06:51

Prosecutors drop charges against 8 in Flint crisis Michigan prosecutors have dropped all criminal charges against eight people involved in the Flint water crisis, more than three years after investigators began examining what left the city's water system tainted with lead. (June 13)   ...
2019-06-14 06:51

Taylor Swift Drops New Song "You Need to Calm Down": Listen! We are NOT calm! Taylor Swift has dropped her new single, "You Need to Calm Down." At the stroke of midnight, T.Swift's new song, off of her upcoming seventh studio album,......
2019-06-14 07:00

She's All That's Rachael Leigh Cook and Daniel Gillies To Divorce After 15 Years Rachael Leigh Cook and Daniel Gillies are splitting up after 14 years of marriage. The She's All That star and her husband made the announcement on Instagram late Thursday. In the......
2019-06-14 07:00

Baby Phat Makes a Major Comeback With Nostalgic Collection at Forever 21 It's going to be a "hot girl summer," y'all! The iconic women's street-wear brand Baby Phat is back and better than ever. So pull out your Nike Cortez shoes and get......
2019-06-14 07:00

Spice Girls ''Wannabe'' Emma Stone Meets Baby Spice For the First Time: See the Pics It's safe to say Emma Stone is a total "Wannabe" Spice Girl. Of course, any fan of the La La Land actress knows that she is a huge fan of the British girl band. Over the......
2019-06-14 07:00

Kate Mara Opens Up About Suffering a Miscarriage Before Welcoming Daughter With Jamie Bell Kate Mara is sharing a very personal story about the heartbreaking loss she experienced. The Pose actress is opening up about the miscarriage she suffered prior to welcoming a daughter......
2019-06-14 07:00

Miley Cyrus Debuts Catchy New Music Video As Black Mirror's Ashley O Forget Miley and Hannah, because Ashley O is catchy as hell. Cyrus appeared in an episode of the new season of Black Mirror as pop star Ashley O, a purple wigged singer who loves a......
2019-06-14 07:00

With US-China talks stalled, critics fear tariffs will stay for the long term Lawmakers and the business community are growing increasingly concerned that President Trump's tariffs on Chinese goods will be around for the long term....
2019-06-14 07:00

He who Laffs last When President Trump announced he was awarding the Presidential Medal of Freedom to economist Arthur Laffer, there were groans of dismay in Washington, especially in the world of professional, academic, and government economists....
2019-06-14 07:00

Renault plans new sister model to Captur crossover Second B-segment SUV model will help bolster French brand's sales in fastest growing market sector Renault will join brands such as Vauxhall, Citroen and Ford by offering two similar-sized small crossover models in its future lineup.  Rumoured as e...
2019-06-14 07:17

Why India vs Pakistan at the World Cup is the hottest ticket in cricket India and Pakistan have a fraught relationship at the best of times, but when it comes to cricket, the competition takes on a whole different agenda....
2019-06-14 07:34

China raises anti-dumping duties on some US, EU steel tubes and pipes China said on Friday that it was raising anti-dumping duties on certain alloy-steel seamless tubes and pipes used at utilities and imported from the United States and the European Union....
2019-06-14 07:34

|3insurancequestionstoaskifyouareusingdagga Since the decriminalisation of the use and private cultivation of cannabis, there has been much discussion on how it could affect a long-term insurance claim....
2019-06-14 07:34

The ‘intolerably putrid’ making of ‘The Texas Chain Saw Massacre’ “The Texas Chain Saw Massacre,” directed and co-written by Tobe Hooper and released in 1974, set the standard for the slasher-film genre with its depiction of a family of sadistic cannibals who torture and murder a group of interlopers. I...
2019-06-14 07:51

Wu-Tang Clan’s RZA is a fan of female vampires Wu-Tang Clan’s RZA signed up for undead duty in the new zombie comedy “The Dead Don’t Die,” out Friday, but he’s actually got a thing for a different type of monster. “Vampires are probably my favorite,” says RZA (real name: Robert Diggs), 49, who pl...
2019-06-14 07:51

Cuba Gooding Jr. Arrested and Charged With Groping Woman at an NYC Bar Cuba Gooding Jr. is facing up to a year in jail if he’s convicted of forcibly touching a woman, a charge for which he was arrested Thursday after turning himself in to police in New York....
2019-06-14 08:00

Raptors win first NBA title, knocking off Warriors in six games In the first NBA Finals featuring games played outside the United States, the Raptors prevailed behind a strong playoff run from Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard and fan support that stretched across Canada....
2019-06-14 08:01

Economy In Bad State But "Modi Modi" Everywhere, Says Siddaramaiah Senior Congress leader Siddaramaiah said on Thursday that he was unable to understand the "Modi mania" despite the bad state of the economy under the previous BJP regime led by him....
2019-06-14 08:17

Ebola spreads in Uganda—2 deaths, 27 in contact—as WHO calls emergency meeting Enlarge / A health worker puts on protective gear as he prepares to screen travelers at the Mpondwe Health Screening Facility in the Ugandan border town of Mpondwe as they cross over from the Democratic Republic of Congo, on June 13, 2019. (credit: ...
2019-06-14 08:17

Medical marijuana vs. opioid abuse: New study questions the connection Enlarge / Legal cannabis for sale in a tobacco shop in Italy. (credit: Stefano Guidi | Getty Images) In the US, federal law has severely restricted our ability to study any potential medical properties of cannabis. But, given some limited studies...
2019-06-14 08:17

In bid to stop teen execution, Austria moves to shut Saudi-founded faith center Austria's government plans to shut down a Saudi Arabian-founded center for religious dialogue in Vienna in an attempt to prevent the execution of teenager Murtaja Qureiris....
2019-06-14 08:17

Xi says China will promote steady ties with Iran Chinese President Xi Jinping told Iran's president on Friday that China will promote steady development of ties with Iran no matter how the situation changes, Chinese state media said....
2019-06-14 08:34

Thousands honor former Australian prime minister Bob Hawke at state memorial Thousands of people gathered at Australia's Sydney Opera House on Friday as a state memorial honored former prime minister Bob Hawke, a transformative and charismatic left-wing lawmaker, who died last month aged 89....
2019-06-14 08:34

Kid Cudi to have an excellent adventure with Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter in the new Bill & Ted What’s this? A week between Bill & Ted news instead of months or years? We’ve barely had any time to process that Bill and Ted will have daughters named Billie Logan and Thea Preston in the long-awaited sequel Bill & Ted Face The Music, and n...
2019-06-14 08:34

Daniel Radcliffe joins the interactive Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt movie special Everything with Kimmy Schmidt has been a little magical, even those awful years she was trapped in a bunker, so it makes sense that her big interactive Netflix movie event would pull in an actual wizard. According to a press release, Daniel Radcliffe...
2019-06-14 08:34

Justin Rose leads US Open after record six-under-par in opening round A vintage display of putting prowess kept Tiger Woods in the hunt for a 16th major title, but it was playing partner Justin Rose who surged into the lead after the first round of the 119th US Open....
2019-06-14 08:34

Canada Rejects Idea of Halting Extradition of Huawei CFO to US Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland has dismissed a suggestion that Ottawa block the extradition of Meng Wanzhou to the United States, saying it would set a dangerous precedent....
2019-06-14 08:34

Google Said to Have Fired Lobbyists in Wake of Growing Public Scrutiny Google is trying to plug a surge of public scrutiny around the world by overhauling how its policy office operates, with increased emphasis on having policy staffers and top company executives alike......
2019-06-14 08:34

Harry Potter Star Joins Netflix's Kimmy Schmidt Interactive Special Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe will star in the Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt interactive special, Netflix has announced, with Jon Hamm returning to reprise his role as the Reverend....
2019-06-14 08:34

Volkswagen aims to raise 1.9 billion euros from truck unit IPO Volkswagen said on Friday that it aims to raise up to 1.9 billion euros ($2.1 billion) by floating a stake of at least 10% in its Traton trucks unit later this month, its second attempt to bring the business to market....
2019-06-14 09:00

WeWork considers $1.9 billion offer for 70% Indian affiliate stake: Bloomberg Shared office space manager WeWork Cos is exploring a deal to take majority control of its affiliate WeWork India ahead of the New York-based company's plans to go public, Bloomberg reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter....
2019-06-14 09:00

Bayer says to invest 5 billion euros in new weed killers Bayer said it would invest 5 billion euros ($5.6 billion) in developing new weedkillers and reducing its environmental impact by 30% by 2030, as it seeks to address the fallout from U.S. class-action litigation over glyphosate....
2019-06-14 09:00

| US, African envoys push for Sudan solution as Bashir charged US and African Union diplomats stepped up efforts Thursday to find a peaceful solution to a standoff between Sudan's protesters and generals following a deadly crackdown on demonstrators....
2019-06-14 09:34

PlayStation and Instagram back up after outage for some users Many users experienced difficulty Thursday with the PlayStation Network and Instagram. Both systems are now back up and running.       ...
2019-06-14 09:34

Sensex Falls 150 Points, Extends Losses To Third Day: 10 Things To Know Domestic stock markets declined on Friday with the Sensex extending losses to a third straight session amid lacklustre movement in Asian peers. The S&P BSE Sensex index fell as much as 226 points to......
2019-06-14 09:51

When Rohingya Refugees Fled to India, Hate on Facebook Followed After posts on the social network contributed to Myanmar’s genocide of Rohingya Muslims, Facebook vowed to fix the problem. Then the vitriol moved to India....
2019-06-14 10:17

Volkswagen Plans IPO for Up to 15% of Traton Volkswagen will offer up to 15% of its truck unit Traton, marking a long-awaited step to begin chipping off divisions deemed unnecessary for maintaining its core business of building cars and offering new mobility services....
2019-06-14 10:34

Juul-sponsored study shows secondhand vaping emissions are much less toxic than cigarette smoke E-cigarette leader Juul said new research in a small study shows emissions from vaping devices are significantly less toxic than secondhand smoke from cigarettes....
2019-06-14 10:34

The best TV shows to stream on Stan UPDATE: The first episode of the highly-anticipated Boston-set crime drama City on a Hill, starring Kevin Bacon, is now available to stream on Stan – read more about it on Page 2!Anyone who's used the streaming service Stan knows tha...
2019-06-14 10:34

Evernote security flaw could have exposed data of millions of users Security researchers have discovered a critical flaw in the Evernote Web Clipper Chrome extension which could allow potential attackers to access a users' personal information from third party services online.The vulnerability, a Universal Cross...
2019-06-14 10:34

Madonna: 'I wanted to be somebody – because I felt like a nobody’ She wanted to rule the world – and did. Madonna looks back on four decades of fame, why the music industry needs a #MeToo moment, and her still insatiable ambitionOn YouTube, you can find a clip of Madonna appearing on American Bandstand in January 1...
2019-06-14 10:51

The Trump administration is waging a quiet war on education | Ross Barkan The Trump/DeVos vision of American education? Unshackle the rich and let them turn a profit at the expense of working-class studentsPerhaps nothing illustrates the perverse nature of Donald Trump’s administration better than his approach to the regul...
2019-06-14 10:51

The Trans Mountain pipeline is a disaster – but Trudeau can make it right | Brian Cladoosby, Leonard Forsman, Teri Gobin and Jay Julius The pipeline poses grave risk to animals and Indigenous communities. As leaders of four sovereign tribes, we are calling on the government to say noIn February, Canada’s National Energy Board released its final report recommending approval of the Tra...
2019-06-14 10:51

Murder Mystery review – Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston buoy fun Netflix comedy Old-fashioned movie star charm lifts a goofy, likable film that puts a New York couple in the middle of a European whodunnitAdam Sandler’s monstrous eight-movie deal with Netflix arrived as both a blessing and a curse for those who had actually endur...
2019-06-14 10:51

Iran's Rouhani says U.S. actions threaten Middle East stability U.S. actions pose a serious threat to stability in the Middle East, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani told the leaders of a China-led security bloc including Russia and India on Friday....
2019-06-14 11:00

Britain backs U.S. in blaming Iran for tanker attacks Britain's Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said there was no reason not to believe the United States' assessment that Iran was responsible for attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday....
2019-06-14 11:00

Green: 'Not smart' to think Warriors' run over After falling to the Raptors in the NBA Finals, Warriors stars Draymond Green and Stephen Curry expressed confidence that the team's dominant run isn't over just yet....
2019-06-14 11:00

How Tiger hit it all over the place, still got himself in the U.S. Open mix Tiger Woods' iron game deserted him. His putter showed up out of nowhere. His first round at the U.S. Open was solid, even if it made little sense. We go through every hole to try and explain it....
2019-06-14 11:00

Huawei Postpones Launch of Mate X Foldable Phone The Chinese technology giant is postponing the sale of the $2,600 Mate X in part to improve the quality of the folding screen, the phone’s most intricate technical component....
2019-06-14 11:34

Women's World Cup: Marta has record to rival Brazil legends Ronaldo and Pele Marta became the first player - male or female - to score in five different World Cups. But how does she compare to Brazilian greats such as Pele and Ronaldo?...
2019-06-14 11:34

|FraudwatchdogwinscaseagainstNationalCreditRegulator An anti-fraud body is allowed to keep what it deems important fraud information for a period of up to 10 years, the Supreme Court of Appeal has ruled....
2019-06-14 11:51

Activist investor drives to put Callaway Golf up for sale As golfers stormed Pebble Beach, Calif., for the US Open Thursday, the world’s largest golf club manufacturer found itself under attack by an activist investor. Barry Rosenstein’s Jana Partners unveiled a 9.2 percent stake in Callaway Golf and is urg...
2019-06-14 11:51

Penn Station construction to close over 10 retail businesses inside Progress is galloping ahead at Penn Station — and it’s trampling more than 10 retail businesses that have been there for years. Construction is slated to begin next week on a new entrance for the gritty commuter hub at Seventh Avenue and 33rd Street,...
2019-06-14 11:51

Bank exec was improperly tipped off to damning memo: suit The chief executive of an embattled California bank was improperly tipped off to an internal memo about allegedly questionable money transfers into his personal checking account — by the head of the company’s compliance department, according to explo...
2019-06-14 11:51

Best Buy has the Verizon-locked Moto Z4 on sale for as little as $120 after $380 discount The Moto Z4 might not be on par with the best high-end smartphones on the market today in terms of processing power (and a beefier Z4 Force is apparently not happening), but a bunch of early discounts and bundle deals are massively boosting the appea...
2019-06-14 12:17

Amazon's great deal on a Fire HD 8 bundle includes accessory that makes it a smart display Guess who has a deal on an Amazon Fire HD 8 bundle. If you guessed Amazon (via Android Police), you were right. The etailer's own 8-inch tablet is on sale for $79.98 in a bundle that includes a Show Mode, Charging Dock. This is an accessory that esse...
2019-06-14 12:17

Google kills off Play Movies app for Daydream VR It looks like Google isn't too convinced that VR is a the future any longer, as the company has just killed off an important app that would allow Android users to access VR content: Play Movies. But let's not guess Google's reasoning behind the decis...
2019-06-14 12:17

Deal: Save $560 on the LTE-enabled Apple 12.9-inch iPad Pro 512GB at B&H US retailer B&H is running an Apple Savings Event to get rid of some of its previous generation iPad models. Some of the best deals that went live throughout the last year or so are now available at B&H, so if you still want to buy an older iPad mode...
2019-06-14 12:17

With the latest beta updates, OnePlus is proving that it's playing the long game Like other major manufacturers, OnePlus has an Open Beta program, which its fans can apply for to get a taste for what's to come via the next major update for their phones. And unlike many other major manufacturers, OnePlus seems to have started addi...
2019-06-14 12:17

Proposed extradition bill could get Hong Kong entangled in the US-China tussle, research firm says Hong Kong runs the risk of losing its special customs status with the U.S. if its autonomy is seen to be eroded with the contentious extradition bill, according to one analyst....
2019-06-14 12:17

Bradley Cooper, Lady Gaga share an ‘overwhelming connection': report When rumors of a brewing romance between Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga began swirling after “A Star Is Born” was released in October 2018, many believed the banter to be much ado about nothing....
2019-06-14 12:17

All new Toyotas will have automatic parking from 2020 Toyota has announced a set of new automated goodies that will make its cars greener and safer in future.From 2020 onwards, all new Toyota models will be kitted out with automatic parking, which kicks in if you get out without putting the car in park....
2019-06-14 12:34

Qatar replaces San Diego as host of 1st World Beach Games LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Qatar has replaced San Diego as host of the first World Beach Games in Doha, and will also host the annual meeting of national Olympic bodies. The Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) says “Qatar boasts...
2019-06-14 12:51

5 suspects in Easter bombings extradited to Sri Lanka COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lankan police say five key suspects in Easter Sunday bomb attacks on churches and hotels have been extradited from a Middle Eastern country. Police spokesman Ruwan Gunasekara says the suspects arrived early Friday from S...
2019-06-14 12:51

Fort Campbell Celebrates Army’s 244th Birthday FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) — Soldiers and others at Fort Campbell have marked the Army’s 244th birthday with a celebration at the post on the Kentucky-Tennessee state line. Celebrating Thursday were leaders of the 101st Airborne Division, Blanchfi...
2019-06-14 12:51

Indian police accuse man of spreading Islamic State ideology NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian police have arrested a man who allegedly spread Islamic State group ideology on social media and recruited young people to join an attack. The National Investigation Agency says a criminal case has been filed against Mohammed ...
2019-06-14 12:51

After mass shooting, Virginia gov to host gun control talks RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is announcing a series of public talks his administration will host in the run up to a July 9 special session on gun laws. Northam’s office said Thursday that Secretary of Public Safety and Homel...
2019-06-14 12:51

Tennessee Volkswagen plant to finish unionization vote NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Workers at Volkswagen’s plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, are finishing a vote over whether to unionize. The vote of about 1,700 hourly workers began Wednesday and concludes Friday. A win would offer the United Auto Worke...
2019-06-14 12:51

EU finance ministers agree Italy should face debt action BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union finance ministers say Italy’s high debt contravenes EU rules and that the country should face penalties for failing to comply. Mario Centeno, who chairs meetings of finance ministers from the 19 countries using th...
2019-06-14 12:51

High-profile UK political defection highlights Brexit schism LONDON (AP) — A prominent British lawmaker who quit the Labour Party to try to form a new pro-European political force has moved on again, this time joining the centrist Liberal Democrats. Chuka Umunna’s move is the latest sign of Brexit-driven...
2019-06-14 12:51

Police: Driver Dragged Kentucky Officer Through Kroger Lot Photo of Thursday’s scene. Courtesy: WAVE 3 LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP/WAVE 3) — A man is accused of trapping a Kentucky trooper’s arm in his car window, dragging the officer through a Kroger parking lot and nearly crashing into other officers...
2019-06-14 12:51

From overhaul to tinkering: Big 6 transfer plans set in EPL One club is in desperate need of an overhaul. Another cannot sign any players at all. Others might just decide to tinker around the edges. The transfer window is in full swing and it promises to be another important offseason for the Premier League&#...
2019-06-14 12:51

CHEAP: Suck it, reality — Samsung’s Odyssey+ VR headset has $200 off Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! The world sucks. You know it, I know it, and your dentist even knows it. That’s why it’s so important we all start spending a lot more time in virtual reality (VR...
2019-06-14 12:51

Hong Kongers Alarmed by Google Translation Gaffe Hong Kong social media lit up on Friday when protesters noticed Google's translation software was briefly churning out a rather odd suggestion during a week...
2019-06-14 13:00

NASA's Mars 2020 Rover to Explore Ancient Life NASA's Mars 2020 rover, its latest robotic mission to the Red Planet, will include technology to explore ancient life on Mars, according to the space agency's Jet Propulsion Laboratory....
2019-06-14 13:00

Space Station Can Double Up as Eye in the Sky, Former ISRO Chiefs Say Former chiefs of Indian space agency say space stations can also double up as earth observation satellites with installation of necessary instruments like cameras....
2019-06-14 13:00

Gold Jumps to 14-Month High Prices of the precious metal climbed as concerns about the health of China’s economy hit riskier commodities and tensions in the Middle East boosted haven assets....
2019-06-14 13:00

Kenyan MP arrested, accused of slapping female colleague Kenyan Member of Parliament, Rashid Kassim, has been arrested after being accused of causing "actual bodily harm" to his female colleague, the Kenyan Police Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) said....
2019-06-14 13:01

Raptors' Kyle Lowry silences critics with NBA Finals Game 6 performance After disappointing performances in Games 1 and 2 and a miscue in Game 5, Kyle Lowry gets Raptors off to quick start that helps propel them to title.       ...
2019-06-14 13:01

Trump misses the real NATO success story By almost every measure, the 70-year-old North Atlantic Treaty Organization has grown significantly stronger in the two years President Trump has been in office....
2019-06-14 13:01

A shrub, a cart path and a 2-under for Koepka at US Open Considering his tee shot almost buried into shrubbery and he had to hit the next shot from off the cart path, Brooks Koepka couldn't have been too unhappy with a par to close out his day at Pebble Beach....
2019-06-14 13:17

Warriors' Klay Thompson has ACL tear Warriors guard Klay Thompson suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) during Golden State's series-ending Finals loss to the Toronto Raptors on Thursday, the team said....
2019-06-14 13:17

Alabama woman says judge ordered her to allow her alleged rapist to visit their sons: report An Alabama woman claims the same man who raped and impregnated her multiple times as a child has won visitation rights to see their children, forcing her to face her alleged rapist or risk being put behind bars.  ...
2019-06-14 13:17

Florida homeowner detains suspect by holding iPhone like a gun: report A Miami homeowner was able to get a suspected car burglar to lie down on the ground with his hands behind his back Monday evening by holding his recording iPhone on the man until police arrived, according to a report....
2019-06-14 13:17

REFILE-Taiwan's CPC sees little impact after tanker attacked in Middle East Taiwan's state oil refiner CPC Corp said on Friday it was still assessing the damage to a tanker it had charted to carry fuel from the Middle East that was suspected to have been attacked, while the company expected little impact to its supplies....
2019-06-14 13:17

UPDATE 1-WeWork considers $1.9 bln offer for 70% stake in Indian affiliate -Bloomberg Shared office space manager WeWork Cos is exploring a deal to take majority control of its affiliate WeWork India ahead of the New York-based company's plans to go public, Bloomberg reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter....
2019-06-14 13:17

Russia's Gazprom Neft urges OPEC to raise oil output quotas OPEC and non-OPEC producers should raise oil production starting from the second half of the year in order to keep the market balance and acceptable oil prices, Alexander Dyukov, the head of Russia's Gazprom Neft, said on Friday....
2019-06-14 13:17

Merkel: Price transparency, home building are answer to German housing shortage Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday it was right to make pricing on Germany's booming rental market more transparent but warned that it had to remain attractive for private investors to build new housing stock....
2019-06-14 13:17

Mobile Phone Found In Om Prakash Chautala's Prison Cell In Tihar A mobile phone was found from the prison cell of former Haryana chief minister Om Prakash Chautala during a surprise inspection by Tihar jail authorities, officials said Friday....
2019-06-14 13:34

Bengal Education Minister Appeals To Junior Doctors To Withdraw Strike Senior Trinamool Congress leader West Bengal Education minister Partha Chatterjee appealed to striking junior doctors to "keep aside" misunderstandings and withdraw their agitation, which entered its......
2019-06-14 13:34

Julian Assange extradition hearing to be heard next February An attempt by the US to have Julian Assange extradited from the UK over computer hacking allegations will go to a full hearing next February after Home Secretary Sajid Javid agreed to the request....
2019-06-14 13:34

Extinction Rebellion Lewisham: London roads blocked off by climate change activists in major rush-hour protest Extinction Rebellion protesters have caused rush-hour mayhem this morning after blocking off major roads in south-east London in their latest campaign....
2019-06-14 13:34

|FinancegroupSAAhiredforR15bnloanhadaccesstoconfidentialbriefings,inquiryhears The judicial inquiry into state capture has heard that BnP Capital, the little known firm which SAA contracted in mid-2016 for a R15bn loan, was privy to confidential briefings about the state of the airline's finances....
2019-06-14 13:51

Kercher lawyer: Knox presence at law panel “inappropriate” ROME (AP) — The lawyer of the family of slain British student Meredith Kercher has described Amanda Knox’s invitation to the Italian Criminal Justice Festival as “inappropriate.” Knox, a former American exchange student who became t...
2019-06-14 13:51

Turkey to retaliate against any US sanctions over S-400 deal ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s foreign minister says his country will retaliate against any possible U.S. sanctions over its deal with Russia for the purchase of the S-400 missile defense system. Defending Ankara’s purchase, Mevlut Cavuso...
2019-06-14 13:51

| Keet: We have what it takes do well as Bafana Bafana Bafana goalkeeper Darren Keet is optimistic the national team can perform well at the Africa Cup of Nations though refused to make any predictions....
2019-06-14 13:51

| Raptors dethrone Warriors to capture first NBA crown An upstart Toronto Raptors squad dethroned defending champions Golden State Warriors to win the NBA Finals and capture the first crown by a club from outside the United States....
2019-06-14 13:51

U.S. bill gives ultimatum to Hong Kong over proposed extradition law Several U.S. lawmakers have reintroduced a bill to support more than a million protesters in Hong Kong opposed to a proposed law that would allow China to extradite people from the semi-autonomous territory....
2019-06-14 14:00

Facebook, Google and Twitter need to do more to tackle fake news, EU says In a report published Friday, the EU found evidence of "coordinated inauthentic behavior" on online platforms ahead of the European Parliament elections last month....
2019-06-14 14:17

Weakened Xi heads to meet Modi and Putin at security conference Smiling broadly as he strode into the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) summit in June 2018 alongside a group of world leaders, Chinese President Xi Jinping had never looked stronger....
2019-06-14 14:17

Aniston to Sandler before kissing: ‘Oil up the beard’ When it came to their kissing scenes in Netflix's upcoming "Murder Mystery," Jennifer Aniston had one requirement of co-star Adam Sandler... (June 14)        ...
2019-06-14 14:34

Fire destroys massive Texas mansion, 2 hurt Authorities say a fire that destroyed a 10,000-square-foot mansion near Houston and injured two construction workers. Officials say more than 60 firefighters and medical personnel responded Thursday to the fire. (June 14)     ...
2019-06-14 14:34

New York state ends vaccine religious exemption New York eliminated the religious exemption to vaccine requirements for schoolchildren Thursday. Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed the measure minutes after the final vote. Hundreds of parents of unvaccinated children protested at New York's Capitol. (Ju...
2019-06-14 14:34

‘Sporadic’ attacks from Iran could spike oil prices, says US think tank Oil prices rose as much as 4% on Thursday following attacks on two tanker ships off the coast of Iran, which the U.S. has blamed on Tehran.       ...
2019-06-14 14:34

Annuities are confusing. Understanding the jargon may help you reach investment goals Surrender periods and benefit riders can be confusing. But, shying away from shiny sign-on bonuses can make choosing the right financial plan easier.       ...
2019-06-14 14:34

Experience: I killed my classmate with a javelin on sports day I threw it with all my might and watched it fly. As it came down, it suddenly veered to the right, straight towards SammyIt was a bright, sunny day at my girls’ grammar school in 1983. I was 13 and proud to have been chosen to throw the javelin for m...
2019-06-14 14:34

Anna Jones’ Californian recipes | The Modern Cook Californian cuisine often champions local veg, fruit and grains and combines them inventively into food that is a treat to eat, such as this rainbow salad and veggie burgerWhen I first started spending time in California, I remember walking into brig...
2019-06-14 14:34

Toyota Corolla Touring Sports Toyota’s Brit-built crack at the Golf class is also a new-groove performance hybrid The world’s best-selling passenger car, the Toyota Corolla, is officially back in Britain. Having been away since 2006, when its maker rebranded its mid-sized family...
2019-06-14 14:34

U.S. blames Iran for attack on oil tankers, Tehran calls accusation alarming Iran said on Friday it was alarming and wrong of the United States to blame Tehran for attacks on two oil tankers at the entrance to the Gulf, after an incident that has raised concerns about a new confrontation in the vital oil shipping route....
2019-06-14 14:51

UK court sets Assange U.S. extradition hearing for February 2020 The full extradition hearing to decide whether Wikileaks founder Julian Assange should be sent to the United States to face accusations including spying charges will take place in February next year, a London court ruled on Friday....
2019-06-14 14:51

Trump: Strait near Oman will not be closed, or at least not for long U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said the Strait of Hormuz, a key commercial shipping route, would not be closed following attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, or at least not for long....
2019-06-14 14:51

Iran's Rouhani says Middle East situation calls for closer ties with Russia: RIA The Middle East situation requires closer ties between Iran and Russia, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said at a China-led security bloc summit on Friday, according to the Russian state news agency RIA....
2019-06-14 14:51

Investigators to present latest findings on downing of MH17 International investigators looking into the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 in July 2014 said on Friday they would present their latest findings next week, nearly five years after the disaster....
2019-06-14 14:51

Toronto Raptors executive Masai Ujiri reportedly involved in sideline altercation with sheriff's deputy Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri was reportedly involved in a courtside altercation with a California sheriff’s deputy after the team defeated the Golden State Warriors in Game on Thursday night....
2019-06-14 14:51

|EFFdecries'disproportionatelyhigh'R500000damagestoManuel The EFF has argued before the High Court that the R500 000 damages claim awarded to Trevor Manuel in a defamation case against the party is "disproportionately high"....
2019-06-14 14:51

TPD gears up for ‘Social Media Dangers & Awareness’ class for parents TUCSON – Social Media is a great tool, but it can be dangerous in the hands of a child. The Tucson Police Department (TPD) is training parents on what to look out for. TPD says predators are learning that with social media, they can stay in the...
2019-06-14 14:51

Uncle charged after 5-year-old shoots toddler in the head GRAY, Ga. — Authorities say a 5-year-old shot a 2-year-old sibling at a Georgia home while playing with a gun and now the children’s uncle has been charged. News outlets report the children found the gun in the home Wednesday and were playing w...
2019-06-14 14:51

See a Design of the Harriet Tubman $20 Bill That Mnuchin Delayed A previously unreleased design concept made by the Bureau of Engraving and Printing in late 2016 reveals what a Harriet Tubman $20 bill might look like....
2019-06-14 15:01

Oh no, now the foldable Huawei Mate X is also delayed (by a whopping three months) After several years of steady, impressive growth in the global smartphone market, Huawei is seeing the very survival of its core businesses threatened by political tensions between the US and China. As much as the tech giant would like us to believe ...
2019-06-14 15:01

Toronto Raptors: The British influence behind historic NBA title win over Golden State Warriors Toronto Raptors' first NBA title against Golden State Warriors may have sealed the first win by a Canadian franchise, but the result came with a heavy British influence....
2019-06-14 15:17

Arsenal coach who called young official a 'little p****' should pay fine to referee fund, say charity A referees' charity today demanded an overhaul of football's disciplinary procedures after an Arsenal academy coach was fined and banned for calling a teenage female referee a "little p****"....
2019-06-14 15:17

Wall Street to open lower on Broadcom warning, Chinese gloom Wall Street was set to drop at the open on Friday, as the long-feared hit to global growth from President Donald Trump's trade war crystallized in slashed sales forecast from chipmaker Broadcom, and more signs of slowdown in Chinese industry....
2019-06-14 15:34

Take Five: The Fed and the rest With President Donald Trump's trade policies heightening fears of a U.S. recession, expectations of a Fed rate cut have dramatically increased in the past month. Money market pricing became even more aggressive after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powe...
2019-06-14 15:34

Broadcom's $2 billion warning shocks global chip sector LONDON/BENGALURU - Broadcom Inc sent a shockwave through the global chipmaking industry on Friday with its forecast that U.S.-China trade tensions and the ban on doing business with Huawei Technologies would knock $2 billion off the company's sales ...
2019-06-14 15:34

Alabama man on trial in stabbing, burning of landlord TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Jurors are deliberating in the murder trial of a man accused of beating his wheelchair-using landlord with a bat, stabbing him with an ice pick and burning his body. The Tuscaloosa News reports jurors will convene Friday to de...
2019-06-14 15:34

Bridge Closures Starting June 17 In Laurel County LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 11 Office advises motorists that two bridges will be closed starting Monday. The KY 80 bridge over Lick Fork Creek at milepoint 17.708 and the KY 80 bridge over Hoophole ...
2019-06-14 15:34

Painting attributed to Caravaggio on display before auction PARIS (AP) — Visitors were given one last chance to admire a 400-year-old painting attributed to Italian master Caravaggio or raise questions about the work that was found in an attic before it goes on the auction block in Toulouse. Paris auction hou...
2019-06-14 15:34

Tennessee coach filmed rubbing girl’s back to change schools EAGLEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A longtime Tennessee high school baseball coach is being stripped of his coaching duties and sent to another school over a video of him rubbing a female student’s back. News outlets report Eagleville High coach and hist...
2019-06-14 15:34

After the Injuries, What Next for the Warriors? On Monday, Kevin Durant ruptured the Achilles’ tendon in his right foot. On Thursday, Klay Thompson tore the anterior crucial ligament in his left knee....
2019-06-14 15:34

'Plant-curious': UK's first 100% vegan hotel opens in the Highlands Family firm hopes to attract people keen to try plant-based alternatives to meatIn the kitchen of Saorsa 1875, Luca Sordi is decorating a scoop of zesty almond butter with a sprinkling of fermented spruce tips.“With butter, there are so many more int...
2019-06-14 15:34

Vote for Your Favorite Villain From Thanos in Avengers: Endgame to Joe on You Before the MTV Movie & TV Awards The 2019 MTV Movie & TV Awards are quickly approaching and that means it's time to get your vote on! This year, the show will be hosted by Zachary Levi AKA the superhero and star......
2019-06-14 15:34

All the Stars Who've Hosted the MTV Movie & TV Awards: Where Are They Now? It's almost time for the 2019 MTV Movie & TV Awards! Zachary Levi will host this year's event from the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, Calif. on Monday, June 17. The Shazam!......
2019-06-14 15:34

Once upon a time, two musicals could duke it out for the title of the year's biggest hit For whatever reason, the America of 1964 was hungry for long, expansive, not-terribly-romantic musicals about tough, resourceful, charming London women. There had to be subplots about grease-covered working-class Cockney blokes with big charm and big...
2019-06-14 15:51

Ryanair 'hikes fares with rip-off exchange rates' Holidaymakers who book Ryanair flights from abroad are paying inflated fares after being slapped with rip-off exchange rates, a consumer group has said....
2019-06-14 15:51

Farewell, Jessica Jones: the last woman standing in the Marvel-Netflix era With Marvel’s owner, Disney, preparing its own streaming service, Netflix is throwing in the towel. But Krysten Ritter’s street-level superhero always knew how to have the last wordMarvel’s sprawling legion of big-screen heroes managed to bounce back...
2019-06-14 15:51

Fox & Friends Tries Really Hard to Goad Trump Into War With Iran President Donald Trump celebrated his birthday today with a marathon call with Fox & Friends, rambling for over 50 minutes. Along the way, the Fox crew, led by Brian Kilmeade, did its absolute best to get Trump to all but declare war on Iran....
2019-06-14 15:51

2020 Democrats flock to McDonald's strikes as workers push for raise, harassment policy changes Kamala Harris will rally with McDonald's workers in Las Vegas, while Pete Buttigieg, Beto O'Rourke and Cory Booker will join with striking workers in South Carolina....
2019-06-14 16:00

Iran: U.S. accusations over oil tanker attacks 'alarming' Iran warned the United States Friday against blaming Tehran for new attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, saying the U.S. accusations are "worrying."...
2019-06-14 16:17

How the Oman tanker attack played out The attack on two tankers in a vital Gulf of Oman waterway Thursday comes at a time of heightened tensions between the United States and Iran in the oil-rich region and raises concerns of a potential conflict in the Middle East....
2019-06-14 16:17

On National Bourbon Day, here are 13 facts you never knew about bourbon Impress your friends during National Bourbon Day 2019 with these interesting facts and figures about Kentucky's signature drink.       ...
2019-06-14 16:17

Iran Airs Footage Of Attacked Tanker's Crew, Say They're In "Full Health" Iran's English-language Press TV aired footage of rescued crew members of one of the two tankers attacked in the Sea of Oman Thursday, saying they are all in "full health."...
2019-06-14 16:17

Ringside Seat: Could Schwarz be next to shock the world and beat Fury? Tyson Fury is putting his lineal heavyweight title on the line in his Las Vegas debut. Tom Schwarz wants the belt, but to win it, he'll need to score a gigantic upset. Here's everything you need to know....
2019-06-14 16:34

The best-looking foldable phone of 2019 was delayed to September, and it’s the Galaxy Fold’s fault Earlier this week, AT&T canceled Galaxy Fold preorders in the US, joining Samsung and Best Buy which did the same thing a few weeks earlier. The move signaled that Samsung is nowhere near ready to relaunch the handset. The Galaxy Fold suffered from a...
2019-06-14 16:34

UPDATE 1-Enanta's lung infection therapy succeeds in mid-stage trial Enanta Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Friday its treatment for a highly contagious respiratory infection met the main goal of reducing virus levels in the body in a mid-stage study....
2019-06-14 16:34

METALS-Copper slides as China data dents demand prospects Copper prices fell on Friday after weak manufacturing and investment data from top consumer China reinforced expectations of damage to growth and demand prospects from the protracted U.S.-China trade war....
2019-06-14 16:34

Carbon pricing "essential" to stem global warming, pope tells energy leaders Pope Francis said on Friday that carbon pricing, used by many governments to make energy consumers pay for the costs of burning fossil fuels, was "essential" to stem climate change. The comment, the Pope's clearest statement to date on the issue, was...
2019-06-14 16:34

China Securities Association tells members not to quote UBS economist The Securities Association of China said on Friday that its members should not quote UBS economist Paul Donovan's research or invite him to events after comments he made about Chinese pigs were perceived by some as a racist slur....
2019-06-14 16:34

‘I Live This Every Day’: Portraits of Pride in Iowa Eight months before the all-important Iowa caucuses, revelers came to the state’s capital to celebrate Pride — and to hear presidential candidates speak about issues that matter to them....
2019-06-14 16:34

Catholic Bishops Vow to Hold Themselves Accountable for Sexual Abuse and Cover-Ups The United States’ Catholic bishops enacted a new system meant to help restore faith in the church. But some worried about “bishops policing bishops.”...
2019-06-14 16:34

Oil tanker attacks echo Persian Gulf's 1980s 'Tanker War' Mysterious attacks on oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz this week show how one of the world's crucial chokepoints for global energy supplies can be easily targeted....
2019-06-14 16:34

Where You Can Still Get Film Developed If You Just Unearthed an Old Roll I remember the first digital camera I ever used. It was the size of a salad bowl and stored images on a 3.5” disk. Yes, the same size we used to shove into our computers. Each image—a disk could hold about 20 photos—was 0.3 megapixels. (It was a Sony...
2019-06-14 16:34

How to Participate in Free RPG Day This Saturday is Free RPG Day, an annual celebration of role-playing games mostly observed at local game shops. Participating stores are handing out free stuff including game modules, dice, and t-shirts, as well as hosting games and other events. Her...
2019-06-14 16:34

How to watch Queen's Club tennis: live stream the 2019 championship from anywhere It's Queen's Club tennis tournament time for 2019 and this year is particularly special as it sees the return of Andy Murray who had claimed he would retire due to injury. This is looking like the former World Number 1's comeback ...
2019-06-14 16:34

Google's listing reveals key specs of the Vivo Z1 Pro Some of the key specifications of the upcoming Vivo Z1 Pro have been revealed by a Google ad listing. This was first reported by Smartprix along with a screenshot of the Flipkart ad listing. The Vivo Z1 Pro was already teased by Flipkart as they went...
2019-06-14 16:34

YouTube is hiring someone to make peace with its disaffected stars YouTube needs a heart, and is on the lookout for someone to "develop empathy" with creators – many of whom find that the pressure of planning, recording, editing and uploading videos several times a week leaves them feeling burned out and mise...
2019-06-14 16:34

The oil tankers attacked in Gulf of Oman Two oil tankers near the Strait of Hormuz were attacked Thursday, which left one ablaze and adrift as sailors were evacuated from both.        ...
2019-06-14 16:34

High-Speed Traders Back Exchanges in Fight With SEC Three big high-speed trading firms asked a federal court to halt a SEC initiative that would limit the rebates that stock exchanges pay to attract investors’ orders....
2019-06-14 16:51

2019 U.S. Open: Round 2 tee times, TV channels, streaming info Round 2 of the 2019 US Open gets underway Friday morning. Here's everything you need to catch who makes the cut at Pebble Beach Golf Links.       ...
2019-06-14 17:00

Padres closer Kirby Yates finds saving grace in San Diego Ten years ago, no one in baseball wanted him. Today, Kirby Yates is the envy of every team who now wants to trade for him.       ...
2019-06-14 17:00

Tech tool aims to predict global water conflicts before they happen LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Artificial intelligence can predict where conflicts over scarce water will break out up to a year in advance and allow action to prevent them, researchers said on Friday....
2019-06-14 17:00

Local labor laws apply to Ryanair employees: Belgian court Belgium's labor laws can apply to Ryanair employees based in the country, a local court ruled on Friday, in a case that could set a precedent elsewhere in Europe and upholds a 2018 agreement reached between the airline and Belgian unions....
2019-06-14 17:17

Vehicles, equipment of new U.S. rotational unit arrive in South Korea Vehicles and other equipment of a new rotational U.S. Army unit have arrived in South Korea to replace its predecessor set to complete a nine-month mission here, the Eighth Army said Friday....
2019-06-14 17:17

UK bans gender stereotypes in ads A ban has come into force prohibiting commercials that reinforce gender prejudices. A prominent German feminist told DW that Germany is dragging its heels on the problem....
2019-06-14 17:17

Blood donation: Everything you've ever needed to know Can cigarette smokers donate blood? Am I going to pass out? Can I drink booze afterwards? Should I eat beforehand? Am I old enough? Here's everything you ever wanted to know about blood donation on World Blood Donor Day....
2019-06-14 17:17

Rediscover East Germany's top fashion magazine, 'Sibylle' An exhibition in Berlin showcases "Sibylle," an East German fashion and culture magazine that for decades offered women in the communist state more than dress patterns....
2019-06-14 17:17

Israeli warplanes strike Gaza after closing of offshore waters A set of Israeli airstrikes in Gaza following rockets striking southern Israel threaten to unravel a ceasefire reached in May. Israel also cut off Palestinian fishing access to offshore waters....
2019-06-14 17:17

Friday Forecast: A slight cool down TUCSON – Cooler temperatures are in the forecast starting Friday through next week. The high pressure system brought hot temperatures earlier this week and is now headed east. 102 for the high in Metro Tucson and upper 60s during the evening ho...
2019-06-14 17:34

Sudan military admits security forces committed 'violations' after protests turned deadly Sudan’s longtime genocidal dictator may be gone, but violence and repression continue to wreak havoc across the country as the ruling military council admitted "violations" after more than 100 protesters were killed following a sit-in camp outside th...
2019-06-14 17:51

Kazakh opposition leader vows continued efforts The opposition figure who placed second in Kazakhstan's presidential election says he will work to solidify what he sees as a rising desire to challenge authorities in the country....
2019-06-14 17:51

Florida governor signs bill banning sanctuary policies TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — All law enforcement agencies in Florida will have to cooperate with federal immigration authorities under a bill signed by Gov. Ron DeSantis. The bill signed Friday allows DeSantis to remove local officials from office if the...
2019-06-14 17:51

Serb leader urges Trump to bring Kosovo back to negotiating BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia’s leader is urging U.S. President Donald Trump to put pressure on Kosovo to return to negotiations amid a months-long deadlock. EU-mediated status talks between Serbia and its ex-province have been stalled since l...
2019-06-14 17:51

US Open greeted with more low clouds PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A dry forecast for the U.S. Open doesn’t mean dry conditions at Pebble Beach. The second round began Friday morning with low clouds off the Pacific Ocean and what felt like a light mist, which is sure to keep the gol...
2019-06-14 17:51

The Latest: Oil firms commit to ‘meaningful’ carbon pricing VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Latest on a Vatican summit on climate change (all times local): 3:50 p.m. Some of the world’s major oil producers have committed to supporting “economically meaningful” carbon pricing regimes at the end of a ...
2019-06-14 17:51

Here's how much Americans are spending on their kids' allowance A new survey shows that 40% of Americans are paying their kids an allowance. Here's how much they are paying and other ways you can teach your children about money....
2019-06-14 17:51

How Joy Division’s ‘Unknown Pleasures’ image went from underground album cover to a piece of cultural ubiquity Peter Saville was 22 years old when he designed the iconic cover, based on a diagram one of the band’s members discovered in a scientific encyclopedia....
2019-06-14 17:51

Toyota LMP1 reserve Thomas Laurent back to LMP2 for '19/20 WEC Toyota test and reserve driver Thomas Laurent will return to the LMP2 class for the 2019/20 World Endurance Championship, after signing with current championship leader Signatech-Alpine...
2019-06-14 17:51

Samsung Galaxy Fold Still Delayed, Company Denies Reports of July Relaunch Samsung apparently needs more time to perfect its first foldable device, following early reports that the screen cracked and bent within days of use....
2019-06-14 18:00

Judge sets Assange extradition hearing for February A full extradition hearing for WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange will not be heard until February, a London judge ruled Friday, as U.S. officials continued their fight to bring him to America....
2019-06-14 18:00

Moldova's Democratic Party dissolves government to end crisis Moldovan Prime Minister Pavel Filip's Democratic Party of Moldova said on Friday it would step down and dissolve the government, which had remained in power in a caretaker role since an election in February, to resolve a national crisis....
2019-06-14 18:00

Mexico says no unlimited asylum, Trump confirms 'safe third country' plan Mexico has not accepted that the United States send it an unlimited number of asylum seekers, Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said, ahead of meetings with U.S. officials on Friday to determine the expansion of a controversial program....
2019-06-14 18:00

Indian doctors to widen strike demanding improved safety after attack A leading Indian doctors' association called for a nationwide strike on Monday, stepping up protests by medical staff demanding better security at hospitals after an attack on doctors in Kolkata....
2019-06-14 18:00

EU alleges Russian disinformation in vote, calls on tech firms to do more Russian online outlets spread disinformation in an effort to sway voters in last month's European Union elections, the bloc said on Friday in a report calling for social media firms to do more to counter such efforts or face regulation....
2019-06-14 18:00

Friday's Best Deals: Qt. Ninja Foodi, Clear the Rack, Anker RoboVac, and More A cheaper-than-ever Ninja Foodi, Nordstrom Rack’s Clear the Rack event, and Anker’s newest robotic vacuum lead off a Friday’s best deals....
2019-06-14 18:00

Kyle Lowry Kept The Raptors Alive It was an up-and-down postseason in what’s been an up-and-down career for Raptors point guard Kyle Lowry, but on Thursday night, when all of his teammates struggled to score out of the gate in Game 6, it was Lowry who helped give them the jumpstart t...
2019-06-14 18:00

It Appears That Raptors President Masai Ujiri Got Into It With A Cop Toronto Raptors president of basketball operations Masai Ujiri has always been known as a fiery dude—recall when he yelled, “Fuck Brooklyn!” before a game against the Nets—but after the buzzer sounded last night and the Raptors became NBA champions, ...
2019-06-14 18:00

Salvini has been 'following' Trump's immigration policies, but he will not separate children Italy's Matteo Salvini tells Christiane Amanpour that he has been "following closely" the US "approach against illegal migration" but added that separating children from their parents is where he would draw the line....
2019-06-14 18:00

PM Modi, Imran Khan Exchange Pleasantries At SCO Summit: Sources Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Pakistan's Imran Khan exchanged pleasantries on Day 2 of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation or SCO summit in Kyrgyzstan's capital Bishkek, sources said this......
2019-06-14 18:17

AIIMS To Examine Issue In Rape Survivor's Plea To End Pregnancy: Court The Delhi High Court today asked AIIMS to set up a medical board to examine whether it was necessary to end the pregnancy of a 14-year-old rape survivor and to carry out the procedure expeditiously if......
2019-06-14 18:17

Probe Agency Files Money Laundering Case In Alleged Ponzi Scheme Fraud The Enforcement Directorate has filed a case of money laundering in an alleged ponzi scheme in Karnataka, involving the IMA Jewels, which left thousands of gullible investors in the lurch, officials......
2019-06-14 18:17

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath Transfers Six Top Police Officers In UP Under fire over the deteriorating law and order situation in the state, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, on Friday, transferred six senior police officers....
2019-06-14 18:17

On Day 4 Of Doctors' Protest, Mamata Banerjee Again Attacks "Outsiders" West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday stood firm on her charge that "outsiders" were to blame for the doctors' protest that affected medical services in the state for the fourth day and......
2019-06-14 18:17

Stock edge lower, gold gains on slowdown, geopolitical fears Equity markets struggled and safe-haven assets like gold were in demand on Friday as weak Chinese data stoked investor anxieties over a global growth slowdown and fears of a U.S.-Iran confrontation added to geopolitical uncertainty....
2019-06-14 18:17