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

How to Pick the Right Trekking Poles For Hiking

When you’re hiking for a long time over uneven ground, a good trekking stick can can ease the burden on your legs and back. However, not all sticks are the same. Here’s t...

How to Pick the Right Trekking Poles For Hiking

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Ukrainians and Poles: Whose milk tastes better? The Polish-Ukrainian border region benefits economically from its geographical location. But people on both sides live with the traumas of history — and continue to harbor prejudices....
2019-06-09 22:51

At $8,500, Is This LT1-Powered 1993 Chevy S10 a Pickup With Pick Up That You Might Pick Up? Small pickups like today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe S10 aren’t crowding new car dealer lots like they once did. This one comes with Corvette power so it might draw a crowd on its own accord. That is, if its price doesn’t scare them away....
2019-05-21 17:00

Poles stage banana protest over removal of 'indecent' artwork Around 1,000 people, many eating bananas to make their point, protested in front of Warsaw's National Museum on Monday over a decision last week to remove artworks deemed "indecent" by the museum's director....
2019-05-21 18:01

Misano DTM: Rast seals clean sweep of poles as Dovizioso crashes Audi's Rene Rast clinched a clean sweep of pole positions at Misano ahead of Sunday's second race, while Ducati MotoGP rider Andrea Dovizioso nudged the barriers after an early error...
2019-06-09 18:00

The Best Hiking Sandals (And Why You'd Want Them) Contrary to first appearances, hiking sandals can be a great bet for your quiver of hiking footwear. In fact, the category is on the rise with brands like KEEN and Teva offering multiple models. Of course, the glaring question still stands: Why hike ...
2019-05-29 02:51

How to Choose the Right Water Bottle For Hiking Bringing the right amount of water with you on a hike is important, obviously. Unfortunately, water can be a pain in the ass to carry. It weighs a lot, and can feel onerous to get to if you don’t have the right system. Luckily, the outdoor industry h...
2019-06-12 02:51

We Can Have It All: The Best Hiking Pants for Women With Both Fit and Function I’ll be the first to say it: finding hiking pants kind of sucks. When it comes to women’s pants, brands rarely hit the sweet spot of function and fit. If a pair boasts technical chops, it usually looks like a burlap sack. And if it fits well, it is l...
2019-06-11 19:34

Is it worth hiking? Exercise review The hit of fresh air in your nostrils? The beauty of the countryside? Hiking is amazingWhat is it? Just a nice long walk.How much does it cost? Probably an initial outlay of about £50 for some decent gear, and then free for ever. Continue reading......
2019-05-21 16:00

Kansas Senator rescued while hiking in Arizona Kansas Sen. Jerry Moran's office says the 65-year-old has suffered an ankle injury while hiking on a mountain in Phoenix. (May 30)        ...
2019-05-31 05:17

Second DMZ hiking trail to open in Cheorwon in June The second inter-Korean border trail along the Demilitarized Zone that demarcates South and North Korea will be opened to civilian hikers next month, officials said Monday....
2019-05-21 19:17

Man dies after fall from platform on Alaska hiking trail GIRDWOOD, Alaska (AP) — A man has died after falling from a platform on an Alaska hiking trail. The Anchorage Daily News reported Sunday that 57-year-old Jeffrey Hummel of Anchorage was killed in the accident Saturday at a hand tram in Girdwood. The ...
2019-06-10 08:34

Decades After US Couple Killed While Hiking, An Envelope Leads To Arrest Law enforcement called on March 6, crunching up the dirt driveway to the baby-blue single-story house in Lakewood, Wisconsin, an isolated town of around 800 people about 1 1 2/ hours northwest of......
2019-06-03 18:00

Mount Washington climber dies after hiking in freezing temperatures A woman attempting to hike up New Hampshire's Mount Washington in frigid temperatures died after suffering an unknown medical condition, officials said Friday. ...
2019-06-15 04:34

Kansas senator suffers ankle injury while hiking in Arizona PHOENIX — Kansas Sen. Jerry Moran’s office says the 65-year-old has suffered an ankle injury while hiking on a mountain in Phoenix. Moran spokeswoman Morgan Said said the Republican injured his ankle Thursday morning while doing a workout on Ca...
2019-05-31 04:51

Cat lovers question ethics of Nicole Kidman hiking with pets in backpack The actor’s revelations that she often goes for walks toting cats – and that she ate ants – have been met with scepticism by animal rights groupsWhether looking out of a window, reclining beneath a Christmas tree or sitting in a suitcase, Nicole Kidm...
2019-06-11 19:34

Kansas Sen. Jerry Moran suffers ankle injury while hiking in Arizona PHOENIX — Kansas Sen. Jerry Moran’s office says the 65-year-old has suffered an ankle injury while hiking on a mountain in Phoenix.Moran spokeswoman Morgan Said said the Republican injured his ankle Thursday morning while doing a workout on Camelback...
2019-05-30 21:17

How to get rid of ice pick scars Ice pick scars are small, deep scars that can develop following severe acne. A person cannot usually treat ice pick scars at home, but a number of professional treatments can help reduce their appearance. Learn more here....
2019-05-25 15:17

A's pick up series win over Angels Stephen Piscotty drove in two runs with a home run and a sacrifice fly, and right-hander Mike Fiers worked six effective innings Thursday night, helping the visiting Oakland Athletics bounce back from a tough defeat the day before with a 7-4 victory ...
2019-06-07 16:34

We made Jim Gaffigan pick a new family Miranda Bailey’s directorial debut Being Frank stars Jim Gaffigan as a father whose life is turned upside down when his son discovers he has another family. When we sat down to interview the cast about the movie, we thought it’d be fitting to play a ...
2019-06-12 12:34

How to Pick the Best Light Bulb for Every Room The lighting in a room isn’t just part of the decor; it can affect everything from your sleep schedule to your brain power. So it’s understandable that you want your home, the place you presumably spend a big chunk of your life, to be lit nicely. But...
2019-06-08 03:51

This Chart Will Help You Pick Which Lloyd Alexander Is Right for You If you’re like most people, at some point in your life you’ve found yourself having to make a difficult decision: which Lloyd Alexander do you need in your life right now, the small, inexpensive German car with bodies made of wood and vinyl, or the b...
2019-05-24 01:17

O's make Rutschman top pick; Witt Jr. goes 2nd The Orioles selected Oregon State switch-hitting catcher Adley Rutschman with the No. 1 pick in the MLB draft Monday night. Texas high school shortstop Bobby Witt Jr. went No. 2 to the Royals....
2019-06-04 02:34

MLB notebook: Orioles tab C Rutschman with No. 1 pick Oregon State catcher Adley Rutschman was the No. 1 overall selection by the Baltimore Orioles in the 2019 MLB Draft on Monday night. The switch-hitting Rutschman batted .411 with 17 homers and 58 RBIs in 57 games for the Beavers this season as a juni...
2019-06-04 05:17

MLB draft tracker: Catch up on every pick from Day 1 Monday included 78 picks and while we won’t know for years who will turn out to be the stars and busts, there’s already plenty of talking points.        ...
2019-06-04 07:17

First drive: Skoda Mountiaq pick-up concept One-off student-built machine is a Kodiaq reimagined for wilderness expeditions Since 1927, Skoda has run an in-house vocational academy to help train future designers and engineers, and since 2014, the students of the Skoda Academy have produced a ...
2019-06-05 16:34

You Can Kayak in Europe for Free, If You Pick Up Trash All over the world, our oceans, lakes, and rivers are full of trash. There’s a heap of plastic garbage swirling around in the Pacific Ocean right now and much of it is the result of our own littering and improper trash disposal. Some waterways in Eur...
2019-05-21 18:51

Six Daypacks to Pick Up Before Your Summer Adventures Begin Aside from solid hiking footwear, I would argue that a decent daypack is the most important piece of gear for a hiker to have in his or her arsenal. By now, we all know we should hike with the Ten Essentials, right? So you’re going to to need to stas...
2019-06-05 02:34

EU leaders agree to pick new 'Mr or Ms Europe' next month European Union leaders engaged in a first skirmish on Tuesday over who should become the next chief of the European Commission, giving themselves a short deadline to agree on the bloc's top jobs and a target of assigning half of them to women....
2019-05-29 17:17

French pick alliance preservation over FCA promises Since Carlos Ghosn's arrest in November, the French government has said repeatedly that its main goal is to preserve the Renault-Nissan alliance. The state proved it was serious when it refused to approve a merger with Fiat Chrysler without Nissan's ...
2019-06-07 00:34

A Select Few Prepare to Pick Next U.K. Prime Minister Over the coming weeks, a group of people who represent less than 1% of the British electorate will choose the U.K.’s prime minister—and polls indicate these 160,000 Conservative Party members are more likely to support a “no deal” Brexit than the res...
2019-06-13 16:00

Mets reach deal with their first-round pick The Mets have agreed to terms with first-round pick Brett Baty. The third baseman from Lake Travis High School in Austin, Texas, who was drafted 12th overall, will be introduced Saturday at Citi Field, where he will take batting practice before the M...
2019-06-15 12:00

NFL notebook: DT McCoy reportedly to pick from 3 teams After finishing his latest free-agent visit with Carolina on Friday, six-time Pro Bowl defensive tackle Gerald McCoy will reportedly decide on his 2019 team among three final suitors: the Panthers, the Baltimore Ravens and the Cleveland Browns....
2019-06-01 06:00

Pats pick up another tight end in trade with Lions The Patriots have acquired third-year tight end Michael Roberts from the Lions for a conditional seventh-round pick in 2020, a league source told ESPN. The Patriots are thin at tight end as they transition without Rob Gronkowski....
2019-06-13 21:51

The best laptop 2019: our pick of the 15 best laptops you can buy this year The best laptops of 2019 offer performance and features that would have been unthinkable a few years ago, and on this page we've listed the best laptops that will suit a wide range of budgets.So, no matter if you're looking for for cheap an...
2019-05-22 16:34

Winning numbers drawn in ‘Pick 3 Evening’ game LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Wednesday evening’s drawing of the Kentucky Lottery’s “Pick 3 Evening” game were: 2-2-3 (two, two, three) The post Winning numbers drawn in ‘Pick 3 Evening’ game appear...
2019-05-23 08:34

2019 NBA mock draft 2.0: What happens after Knicks pick RJ Barrett Believe it or not, there is intrigue in next Thursday’s NBA draft beyond Zion Williamson. Will the Knicks take RJ Barrett, as expected, or Jarrett Culver? Will they even make the No. 3 pick, will the Lakers make the selection right after, or will one...
2019-06-14 19:34

Winning numbers drawn in ‘Pick 4 Evening’ game LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Wednesday evening’s drawing of the Kentucky Lottery’s “Pick 4 Evening” game were: 3-7-6-3 (three, seven, six, three) The post Winning numbers drawn in ‘Pick 4 Evening’ ...
2019-05-23 08:34

G20 says global growth to pick up; trade, geopolitics among risks Financial leaders of the world's biggest economies will say on Sunday that global growth is likely to pick up this year and next, but that intensified trade and geopolitical tensions were among the key downside risks, the final draft communique showe...
2019-06-09 09:00

Bears sign third-round draft pick Montgomery LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears have signed third-round draft pick David Montgomery. The running back from Iowa State was the first player taken by the Bears after they traded up with New England to grab him at No. 73 overall. Chicago had ...
2019-06-14 22:17

How draft pick went from volleyball scholarship to Yankees in 3 years While many MLB draft picks make the jump from high school to the minor leagues, Yankees third-rounder Jake Sanford is on a more unusual path. The No. 105 pick graduated from Auburn Drive High School in 2016, passed on a volleyball scholarship from Da...
2019-06-06 18:17

Analysis: Belmont Pick Is Tacitus, Aided By Bloodlines Exercise rider Joe Ramos rides Tacitus during work outs at Belmont Park in Elmont, N.Y., Friday, June 7, 2019. The 151st Belmont Stakes horse race will be run on Saturday, June 8, 2019. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) (AP) — This is a Triple Crown season...
2019-06-08 17:00

Our pick of Venice Biennale 2019's most scientific artworks Venice’s Biennale is colourful, brash, and full of experiments. But in the end, it’s about the trickiness of learning to live with our digital creations...
2019-05-21 21:00

Analysis: Belmont pick is Tacticus, aided by bloodlines This is a Triple Crown season that will be remembered, though probably should be forgotten. Maximum Security was the winner of the Kentucky Derby for about 20 minutes, then got taken down over a claim of foul that will be debated forever. The Preakne...
2019-06-07 19:34

Trump's pick to head FAA held up by whistleblower lawsuit A Senate committee is delaying the confirmation of President Donald Trump's pick to run the Federal Aviation Administration to look into claims made about the nominee, Stephen Dickson, in a whistleblower lawsuit....
2019-06-07 00:17

Skoda Mountiaq: New pictures show pick-up concept One-off Kodiaq-based lifestyle vehicle is part of annual project by students on Czech firm's training programme New images show the Mountiaq pick-up concept that Skoda will showcase in June as part of a student training programme. The two-door Kodia...
2019-06-03 18:51

Likely No. 2 NBA draft pick Ja Morant signs deal with Nike Former Murray State point guard Ja Morant, the likely No. 2 pick in the NBA draft, announced Monday that he signed with Nike.        ...
2019-05-27 19:00

Seahawks sue former draft pick McDowell for bonus repayment DETROIT (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks have filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Michigan seeking repayment of a nearly $800,000 of the signing bonus given to former draft pick Malik McDowell claiming he violated his NFL contract. The Seahawks file...
2019-05-31 05:00

Winning numbers drawn in ‘Pick 3 Midday’ game LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Sunday afternoon’s drawing of the Kentucky Lottery’s “Pick 3 Midday” game were: 5-7-0 (five, seven, zero) The post Winning numbers drawn in ‘Pick 3 Midday’ game appeare...
2019-05-26 21:17

YOUR MONEY - Do the math before you pick the expensive school zone For John Bohnsack, it was a classic parental dilemma: Get a small, expensive house in a high-quality school district, or pay less and get more house in a worse neighborhood....
2019-06-11 05:34

Winning numbers drawn in ‘Pick 4 Midday’ game LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Sunday afternoon’s drawing of the Kentucky Lottery’s “Pick 4 Midday” game were: 2-7-6-0 (two, seven, six, zero) The post Winning numbers drawn in ‘Pick 4 Midday’ game a...
2019-05-26 21:17

Jays select college pitcher with 1st-round pick The Toronto Blue Jays went for size and strength with their first selection of this year's MLB draft. Now they're excited to see how those traits can translate to their pro ranks....
2019-06-04 08:34

Pick Out a New Casio Watch in Today's Amazon Gold Box Tragically, there are no calculator watches to be had here, but Amazon is offering big savings on a variety of Casio timepieces, today only. We’ve included a few highlights, make sure to check out the full posting for all of the deals....
2019-05-29 03:34

Kazakhstan Elects Longtime President's Pick for Successor Authorities named a former prime minister as the winner of the oil-rich former Soviet nation’s presidential election, a vote that was marred by mass detentions and criticized by international observers....
2019-06-10 15:51

Lions trade TE Roberts to Patriots for conditional pick ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions traded tight end Michael Roberts to the New England Patriots for a conditional draft pick. Detroit made the move Thursday, creating an open roster spot. ESPN reported the Lions may get a seventh-round select...
2019-06-13 18:00

Pilot On Way To Pick Up Bangladesh PM Didn't Carry Passport, Sent Back A Bangladesh pilot, who flew a special plane to bring Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina back from Finland after her three-nation visit, was caught without his passport at Qatar's international airport,......
2019-06-07 16:17

NATO faces big bill if it does not pick AWACS successor soon - officials NATO faces significant costs if it does not act soon to choose a successor for its ageing fleet of 14 Boeing E-3A Airborne Warning & Control System (AWACS) surveillance aircraft, often called the alliance's "eyes in the sky", senior officials said....
2019-06-15 16:01

NATO faces big bill if it does not pick AWACS successor soon: officials NATO faces significant costs if it does not act soon to choose a successor for its ageing fleet of 14 Boeing E-3A Airborne Warning & Control System (AWACS) surveillance aircraft, often called the alliance's "eyes in the sky", senior officials said....
2019-06-15 16:01

Yankees sign 1st-round draft pick, SS Anthony Volpe The New York Yankees have signed first-round draft pick Anthony Volpe, a high school shortstop from nearby New Jersey, for a bonus of $2,740,300       ...
2019-06-11 19:00

Navy draft pick embraces double challenge: Duty first, Red Sox soon Noah Song tells ESPN he plans to sign with Boston in the next week. He'll report to Class A but will head shortly to flight school and, like NBA legend David Robinson before him, serve out his commitment to the armed forces....
2019-06-12 18:17

Sprint is the second US carrier to pick up the Samsung Galaxy A50 at a reasonable price While US carriers don't sell a lot of mid-range Galaxy devices nowadays, Samsung didn't exactly catch us off guard with the A50 announcement for Verizon earlier this week. More interestingly (and somewhat surprisingly), the company vaguely suggested ...
2019-06-13 14:51

Aly Wagner talks US pressure, soccer career, World Cup pick Former Team USA World Cup and Olympics soccer star and current Fox analyst Aly Wagner kicks around some Q&A with Post columnist Steve Serby as the women’s World Cup gets cranking. Q: Is there pressure on the U.S. women’s team? A: It’s there, for sure...
2019-06-09 05:34

New Yorkers would pick Gillibrand over de Blasio in 2020 — if forced to choose It would be no contest if New York Democratic voters had to choose just between the two hometown candidates running for president — Mayor Bill de Blasio and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand. Gillibrand trounces de Blasio 56 percent to 25 percent, with the res...
2019-06-10 19:51

Twins sign top draft pick Keoni Cavaco, with $4.05M bonus MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Twins have signed their first-round draft pick, high school infielder Keoni Cavaco. Cavaco was in Minnesota on Tuesday to tour Target Field and finalize his contract, which came with a $4.05 million signing bonus. Tha...
2019-06-12 05:00

IMF cuts global growth outlook, but predicts pick up later in 2019 The outlook for global growth is at its lowest since the financial crisis, but expected to pick up in the second half of 2019, the International Monetary Fund reported on Tuesday, so long as “policy missteps that could harm economic activity” are avo...
2019-05-21 14:51

Kids who play violent videogames may be more likely to pick up a gun and pull the trigger (Reuters Health) - Children who either played or watched a videogame that included gun violence were more likely afterward to handle a gun and pull the trigger, a new study finds....
2019-06-01 03:00

Skoda names student-built Kodiaq pick-up concept One-off Mountiaq is part of annual project by students on Czech firm's training programme Skoda will showcase a one-off pick-up concept in June as part of a student training programme, and has revealed it will be called the Mountiaq.  The two-door K...
2019-05-28 16:17

Israel's Knesset taps Netanyahu's pick for state comptroller Israel's parliament has voted in favor of appointing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's candidate for state comptroller, representing a minor political victory for the embattled leader....
2019-06-03 17:17

Julius Baer assets hit record as money inflows pick up Assets under management at Swiss private bank Julius Baer rose 12% in the first four months of 2019 to a record 427 billion Swiss francs ($425.34 billion)....
2019-05-24 13:17

| Black Africans must pick up Everest challenge, says landmark climber The first black African woman to climb Everest says that people from her continent must seek "amazing" new challenges to prove they can compete with the best....
2019-05-23 19:51

New student-built Skoda Mountiaq pick-up truck revealed News 3 Jun, 2019 The one-off Skoda Mountiaq was designed and built by 35 students at the Czech brand’s vocational school to showcase their skills...
2019-06-04 00:34

The Latest: Projected top pick Jack Hughes visits Cup Final The Latest: Projected top pick Jack Hughes, NHL draft prospects visit Blues and Bruins before Game 4 of Stanley Cup Final        ...
2019-06-04 00:51

Critic’s Pick: ‘Barbara Rubin’ Review: An Overlooked Filmmaker Gets Her Due Chuck Smith’s documentary charts the life of Barbara Rubin, the little-known but influential filmmaker who had alliances with the likes of Andy Warhol and Allen Ginsburg....
2019-05-23 16:17

Sheriff: Store wouldn’t let deputy wearing gun pick up ring STATESVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina sheriff says a jewelry store would not allow one of his deputies to pick up an engagement ring because he was wearing his service weapon. Iredell County Sheriff Darren Campbell wrote on the department’s...
2019-06-06 02:17

Brewers vs. Pirates: Zach Davies makes Milwaukee the pick The week that was. So which of these stories shocked you least? Mayor de Blasio going to the gym instead of the new 9/11 Memorial? Jeopardy’s James Holzhauer winning again? Veterans walking out on Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez after her latest tirade? Or ...
2019-06-02 16:34

Critic’s Pick: ‘The Proposal’ Review: The Artist, the Architect and the Other Woman Jill Magid’s documentary is part of her campaign to bring the tightly controlled archives of the Mexican architect Luis Barragán to a wider audience....
2019-05-23 13:51

Trump Expected to Pick Ken Cuccinelli for Immigration Policy Role The job’s duties and title are still being decided, but Ken Cuccinelli, an immigration hard-liner, is expected to work through the Department of Homeland Security....
2019-05-21 17:51

Knicks’ draft target RJ Barrett has ‘great’ case for No. 1 pick RJ Barrett’s high school coach believes his former player didn’t get the attention he was due at Duke because of Zion Williamson and feels there could be a case made for the 6-foot-7 stud to be the No. 1 pick of the draft. Kevin Boyle, head coach at ...
2019-05-21 15:34

New 2020 Tesla pick-up: Elon Musk announces price News 5 Jun, 2019 Musk claims the Tesla pick-up will be more functional than an Ford F-150, sportier than a Porsche 911 and cost “well under” $50,000...
2019-06-06 08:00

Sheriff: Store wouldn't let deputy wearing gun pick up ring A North Carolina sheriff says a jewelry store would not allow one of his deputies to pick up an engagement ring because he was wearing his service weapon....
2019-06-06 02:51

Stanley Cup Final: Bruins making it hard to pick Blues in Game 2 Early rust. The rest was a rout. After falling behind the St. Louis Blues by two goals in the opening 21 minutes of Monday night’s series opener in the Stanley Cup final, the extremely well-rested Boston Bruins regained their dominant form that crush...
2019-05-29 21:51

In Shift, Trump Will Pick Kenneth Cuccinelli to Oversee Legal Immigration Mr. Cuccinelli, who was expected to coordinate immigration policy, will instead be chosen to take over for the embattled head of United States Citizenship and Immigration Services....
2019-05-25 05:00

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

Buffalo Bills sign 3rd-round pick, tight end Dawson Knox ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills have their entire 2019 draft class under contract after signing rookie tight end Dawson Knox to a four-year deal. The Bills announced the signing Friday, a day after completing their series of offseason man...
2019-06-14 20:51

Cardinals Sign Top Draft Pick Kyler Murray to $35 Million Deal The four-year contract for Murray, the Oklahoma quarterback who was also taken in the first round of the M.L.B. draft, includes a signing bonus of more than $23 million....
2019-05-21 14:32

Mets’ pick Jake Mangum was made for them: Chicken ‘sacrifice,’ superstitions They’re the Amazin’ Mets, but also the Superstitious Mets, the club that made rally caps cool, whose fans always blame some curse for its misfortunes. So, Jake Mangum, selected in the fourth-round of last week’s amateur draft out of Mississippi State...
2019-06-10 03:17

Yankees’ top draft pick Anthony Volpe receives a special call TORONTO — Manager Aaron Boone placed a call to Anthony Volpe on Monday night after the high school shortstop was taken by the Yankees in the first round of the MLB draft. “You could tell he was excited, you could hear the people in the background,’’ ...
2019-06-05 13:34

Mets shuffle leaky bullpen, sign 1st-round draft pick NEW YORK (AP) — Desperate for help in a failing bullpen, the New York Mets have acquired reliever Brooks Pounders from the Cleveland Indians for cash. Pounders, who had been pitching at Triple-A Columbus, was immediately added to the major league ros...
2019-06-16 02:00

Pick your poison: For Fed, it's higher inflation or an inevitable return to quantitative easing The Great Recession ended a decade ago this month, but for the U.S. Federal Reserve the fallout has posed an era-defining choice: Either jolt Americans to expect higher inflation, or keep the printing press ready for the next economic slide....
2019-06-03 01:00

4th & Monday: NFL's top pick draws comparisons to an impressive rising star Kyler Murray will be one of a number of rookies who will be in the spotlight as NFL teams hold OTAs or mandatory minicamps this week.        ...
2019-06-03 14:34

Pick up this popular official Apple iPad accessory for half-price at Amazon You love your Apple iPad (2018), we get it. But you didn't want to pay $39 for an official Smart Cover from Apple, and now you're concerned about damaging the tablet. Well, suppose we told you that the same accessory that Apple charges $39 for can be...
2019-06-06 21:34

India likely to receive lower rains in June, monsoon to pick up in Aug-Sept: official India is expected to receive below average monsoon in June but rains are likely to pick up in August and September as the El Nino weather pattern is likely to fade by then, a senior weather official said on Friday....
2019-06-07 17:51

Trump touts low inflation moments after his onetime Fed pick argued for a rate cut to boost it "The Fed has to cut rates because prices have been falling and once those prices stabilize you just stop cutting rates," says the onetime Trump Fed pick....
2019-06-11 16:34

Macron, Merkel seek common ground on EU Commission president pick: official French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel don't want to show disagreement over the picking of the next president of the European Union Commission, an official from Macron's office said on Monday....
2019-05-27 21:00

No. 1 pick Kyler Murray can expect plenty of lessons from Arizona Cardinals veterans Looking back at some of their own pratfalls as rookies, Cardinals players offer first-year quarterback Kyler Murray plenty of sound advice.       ...
2019-06-11 06:51

Josh Doctson isn’t upset Redskins didn’t pick up his option, hopes to have a big season The former first-round pick says he loves the game more as he reaches the middle of his career, and understands expectations are high in the final year of his contract: "Obviously, I have to bring it."...
2019-05-30 01:17

Orioles select Oregon State catcher Adley Rutschman with No. 1 pick in 2019 MLB draft Baltimore selected Oregon State catcher Adley Rutschman with the first overall pick in the 2019 Major League Baseball draft on Monday night.        ...
2019-06-04 07:17

The Daily 202: Trump keeps trying to pick winners and losers – from the bailout for farmers to a border wall contract Conservatives who purport to support free markets are biting their tongues about the resurgence of central planning and a 1950s-style industrial policy....
2019-05-24 19:00

Giants sign Dexter Lawrence, DeAndre Baker, await top pick Daniel Jones The Giants are slowly but surely getting contracts finalized with their 2019 draft class, which was a large one, with 10 players taken this year. On Friday, they signed two of their three first-round picks, securing defensive tackle Dexter Lawrence a...
2019-06-14 23:34

Shelley Kerr’s plan to pick off England leaves Erin Cuthbert isolated | Sophie Lawson Cuthbert was a lone striker, which is exactly how her game panned out, with no support, as Scotland sat back on their way to losing 2-1 in their first World Cup matchA goal down fewer than 15 minutes in thanks to Nikita Parris’s clinically taken spot...
2019-06-10 06:01

We asked top VCs to pick 22 cannabis startups they think will blow up, raise fresh rounds, or IPO this year. Check out our exclusive lists here. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante We asked 12 of the top cannabis VCs to pick which cannabis startups they think will blow up this year. The list is divided into two categories: cannabis tech, and consumer-facing startups. Subscribe to Business Insider Prime...
2019-06-04 04:00

Why Kylie Jenner Finally Asked Jordyn Woods to Pick Up Her Stuff Months After Tristan Thompson Drama Kylie Jenner is finally getting around to some important spring cleaning. With summer around the corner, the Kylie Cosmetics founder is clearing out any and all items that don't spark......
2019-05-21 15:17

Apple Watch: the ultimate guide to pick your next iPhone compatible watch Update: Your existing Apple Watch may be ready to get upgraded to the newly announced watchOS 6 in the next few months. You'll find some more details in the software section below...Donning an Apple Watch in 2019 is a little more tempting becaus...
2019-06-04 18:51

Fantasy Football Offseason Questions: Is Todd Gurley no longer a Round 1 or Round 2 pick? Todd Gurley's mysterious knee problem has sent his Fantasy stock to places we'd never thought we'd see it. Dave Richard says there's still more room for him to fall....
2019-06-05 04:00

Report: Trump to pick Immigration hardliner Kenneth Cuccinelli to lead Citizenship and Immigration Services President Trump is expected to nominate former Virginia attorney general Ken Cuccinelli to oversee the nation's immigration system as the next director of the  U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, according got media reports. ...
2019-05-26 01:51

Best OLED TVs: our pick of the best OLED televisions you can buy today There's no doubt about it: OLED televisions are now a crucial part of the TV landscape. OLED is increasingly becoming the go-to panel technology for premium sets, while the very best OLED TVs out there can offer a level of contrast and color acc...
2019-06-11 15:17

HS coach says RJ Barrett 'deserved more attention' at Duke, has 'argument' to be top pick RJ Barrett's high school coach said he thinks his former player "deserved more attention" in his freshman season at Duke.        ...
2019-05-22 22:34

MLB's best nicknames: From 'Thor' through 'El Mago,' we pick the top ones in the game What are some of the best nicknames in MLB? After a lengthy newsroom discussion and plenty of (nick)name-calling, we've narrowed down our list to 13.        ...
2019-05-28 16:51

Here are the most-loved stocks on Wall Street, including Amazon and a little-known energy company Amazon and little known energy company Diamonback Energy are the only two stocks in the S&P 500 with all buy ratings from Wall Street analysts, according to FactSet....
2019-06-13 15:00

Berlin’s Troubled Humboldt Forum Pushes Back Opening The high-profile museum project in the German capital has aroused controversy over its treatment of colonial-era objects. Now technical problems have delayed its premiere....
2019-06-13 15:17

New Honda e: powertrain details of BMW i3 rival revealed Electric city car to be capable of 125-mile range; set for dynamic debut at July's Goodwood Festival of Speed Honda has revealed further details of its new electric city car, the Honda e, ahead of its dynamic debut later this year. The new machine, ...
2019-06-13 15:17

Government wants to ease 5G planning laws as more funding promised The UK government is pumping in more funding into the UK’s 5G testbed project and is consulting on proposals to make it easier to deploy 5G infrastructure.Culture secretary Jeremy Wright told 5G World in London that the government was committe...
2019-06-13 15:17

ABC’s Charmless Grand Hotel Will Leave You Desperate to Check Out Daytime soap operas are a breed unto themselves. Benignly addictive, they compensate in volume for what they lack in originality and talent. But in order to survive in prime time, especially amid so much competition, a soap needs to be better than th...
2019-06-13 15:17

Cuba Gooding Jr. expected to talk to NYPD in alleged groping incident Cuba Gooding Jr. is expected to turn himself in to the NYPD for questioning in an alleged groping incident in the next few hours, a law enforcement source tells CNN....
2019-06-13 15:34

Snapchat's Gender-Swap Filter Inspires a Sting Operation Since its launch in May, Snapchat's gender-swap filter, which allows users to see what they would look like as a stereotypical man or woman, has inspired countless pranks and crude jokes....
2019-06-13 15:34

Trump praises ex-adviser Flynn, offers 'good luck' as sentencing nears U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday praised his former adviser Michael Flynn, who had pleaded guilty as part of the federal Russia investigation, and offered him "good luck" one day before an update was due in the case ahead of sentencing....
2019-06-13 15:34

Oil tankers targeted amid Iran-US tensions Two oil tankers near the Strait of Hormuz were damaged in suspected attacks on Thursday, an assault that left one ablaze and adrift as sailors were evacuated from both vessels and the US Navy rushed to assist. (June 13)      ...
2019-06-13 15:34

Anger and chaos after police shooting in Tennessee Chaos erupted in Memphis, Tennessee as authorities investigated a shooting involving a regional fugitive task force. (June 13)        ...
2019-06-13 15:34

15 emotional photos from Blues' celebration of first Stanley Cup in franchise's 52-year history The emotions poured out Wednesday night as the Blues won Stanley Cup for the first time in franchise's 52-year history. Here is celebration in photos.       ...
2019-06-13 15:51

Which team will be the NHL's next first-time champion? Here are the odds Now that the St. Louis Blues have won the Stanley Cup, who’s the next first-time winner? Here’s our odds going into 2019-20.       ...
2019-06-13 15:51

Bilic back in management at English club West Brom Former Croatia coach Slaven Bilic is back in club management at second-tier team West Bromwich Albion in England       ...
2019-06-13 15:51

Trump: If foreign power offered dirt on 2020 opponent, 'I'd want to hear it' President claims he would have no obligation to call the FBI, contradicting bureau director he appointedDonald Trump has said he would be open to accepting damaging information on a 2020 election opponent from another country, adding that he would fe...
2019-06-13 15:51

Pepe the Frog creator wins $15,000 settlement against Infowars Victory is latest in a string of legal actions by Matt Furie, who is seeking to halt the co-option of his cartoon by the far rightMatt Furie, the cartoonist behind the character and online meme Pepe the Frog, has won a $15,000 (£12,000) settlement ag...
2019-06-13 15:51

Where do the 2020 Democratic candidates stand on the key issues? Almost two dozen Democratic candidates are vying for the party’s nomination to take on Trump in the 2020 race. Here’s where they stand on the key issues Continue reading......
2019-06-13 15:51

Pale rosé isn't better – and nine other pink wine myths debunked It’s all sweet, it’s only for summer or ought to be cheap ... the prejudices about rosé wine endure, but we really should know betterRed wine gives you headaches; white wine tastes of nothing, unless it’s sauvignon blanc; all Aussie wines are fruit b...
2019-06-13 15:51

Dozens of police officers injured in Memphis riots over fatal shooting At least two dozen police officers and two journalists were injured in violent riots that broke out in Memphis overnight, the city’s mayor said Thursday. Six officers were taken to the hospital, Mayor Jim Strickland said in a statement. The inj...
2019-06-13 16:00

'Control' is nearly a fantastic supernatural action game Control comes out on August 27th. That gives developers at Remedy Entertainment less than 80 days to spit-shine their code before the whole thing goes live on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and the Epic Games Store. Control is nearly there: An hour-long sli...
2019-06-13 16:17

AT&T cancels Galaxy Fold pre-orders due to lengthy delay AT&T held on to people's Galaxy Fold pre-orders even after Best Buy cancelled reservations back in May. Now that it's been almost a couple of months since Samsung's foldable device was supposed to come out, though, the carrier has ...
2019-06-13 16:17

Gulf of Oman oil tanker fire: Dozens of sailors evacuated amid explosion after two ships hit in suspected attack Forty-four sailors have been evacuated from two ships in the Gulf of Oman this morning after the vessels were hit in a suspected attack, according to reports....
2019-06-13 16:17

Former Home Secretary Jacqui Smith says she was 'invited to every state banquet' amid row over Sajid Javid snub Former Home Secretary Jacqui Smith has revealed she was "invited to every state banquet" while in the post, amid questions over Sajid Javid's apparent exclusion from a dinner for Donald Trump....
2019-06-13 16:17

The Londoner: William Sitwell savages vegans again William Sitwell reignites his feud with vegans / Seumas Milne criticised for use of private email address / Cressida Bonas' noisy neighbours / Andrew Bridgen's grave metaphor...
2019-06-13 16:17

Hong Kong riots: Further clashes between police and protesters as hundreds remain on the street in protest over extradition law Further clashes broke out between protesters and police in Hong Kong on Thursday as hundreds of people continued to protest against a planned extradition law with mainland China....
2019-06-13 16:17

Watch: Reds hit back-to-back HRs in first, trounce Indians Nick Senzel and Joey Votto started Wednesday's game against the Cleveland Indians with back-to-back home runs and the Cincinnati Reds never looked back, winning 7-2....
2019-06-13 16:17

US Open: Pebble Beach divers to clear 'five million' golf balls from sea bed From Rory McIlroy to the average weekend hacker, no golfer needs reminding that they should avoid water. Yet that is how the Pebble Beach Golf Company plans to instruct the players competing in the US Open over the next four days....
2019-06-13 16:17

IBM, Walmart, Merck in blockchain collaboration with FDA IBM, Merck and Walmart have been chosen for a U.S. Food and Drug Administration pilot program that will explore using blockchain technology to improve the security of prescription drug supply and distribution....
2019-06-13 16:17

| US navy says received distress calls from two ships in Gulf of Oman The US Fifth Fleet has said that its vessels in the Middle East have received distress calls from two tankers reportedly under attack in the Gulf of Oman....
2019-06-13 16:34

| Candidates face first cull in battle to be British PM The 10 candidates running to replace Britain's outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May face the first round of voting - when at least one will get the chop....
2019-06-13 16:34

CANADA STOCKS-TSX rises as energy shares gain on oil spike Canada's main index rose on Thursday, lifted by the heavy-weight energy sector as crude prices rallied over 4% following a suspected tanker attack near Iran....
2019-06-13 16:51

ES magazine's summer reading list Whether you're looking for a hard-hitting debut or the perfect beach read by your favourite author, this list will make picking your summer book list a total breeze...
2019-06-13 16:51

Renault's Senard laments loss of FCA merger deal Renault Chairman Jean-Dominique Senard went on the offensive against the French state, Renault’s most powerful shareholder, over the collapse of merger talks with FCA....
2019-06-13 16:51

Jessica Biel says she's not against vaccinations Actress Jessica Biel is speaking out about her meetings with California lawmakers and anti-vaccination advocate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. to discuss a controversial vaccine bill....
2019-06-13 16:51

Canada’s Big 3 slowly adopting unlimited data plans — but still lag behind other nations Rogers is making a shift in its wireless service offerings by introducing unlimited data plans — something Canada's three national carriers have been slow to adopt....
2019-06-13 16:51

Jobs and education help women advance, not abortion Kathryn Kaufman, the managing director for Global Women's Issues at the Overseas Private Investment Corporation, recently wrote that as a Republican and a Christian woman, she supports abortion because it’s required for economic development....
2019-06-13 17:17

Drink This 3-Ingredient Ayurvedic Concoction To Detox Your Body This Summer Intake of heavy and greasy foods during summers could possibly lead to a number of digestive problems like acidity, bloating, constipation, water retention and even weight gain....
2019-06-13 17:17

Celtics star Jayson Tatum chided on social media after his beloved Blues beat Bruins in Stanley Cup Boston Celtics star Jayson Tatum celebrated the St. Louis Blues’ Stanley Cup win over the Boston Bruins on Wednesday on social media and immediately received criticism from fans....
2019-06-13 17:17

Titans retiring numbers of Eddie George, late Steve McNair Nobody with the Titans will ever wear Eddie George's No. 27 nor the No. 9 of the late Steve McNair again, players who helped the franchise through its difficult relocation from Houston to Tennessee to its lone Super Bowl berth....
2019-06-13 17:17

Oil Tankers Off Iran Hit by Suspected Torpedoes Two oil tankers were damaged in attacks off the coast of Iran, including one operated by a Japanese company, on a day when Tehran rebuffed attempts by Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to ease a military standoff with the U.S....
2019-06-13 17:17

Why hasn't the Trump campaign paid all its police security bills? Ten city governments from Arizona to Pennsylvania say the president's political committee has yet to pay hundreds of thousands in security bills....
2019-06-13 17:17

'Biblical' swarm of locusts plague Italian farmlands in worst infestation since WWII A swarm of locusts is plaguing farmlands on the Italian island of Sardinia in what farmers have called the worst infestation since the end of World War II....
2019-06-13 17:34

Decomposing body of Cyprus serial killer's youngest victim discovered in lake Authorities on the small Mediterranean island nation of Cyprus completed their search for victims of a confessed serial killer when the body of one of his youngest victims was found at the bottom of a lake....
2019-06-13 17:34

Greek unemployment, highest in EU, dips in early 2019 Greek national statistics show that unemployment, long the highest in the European Union, fell in the first quarter when compared to last year, but still afflicts around one in five Greeks....
2019-06-13 17:34

Philippines protests sinking of boat in disputed waters The Philippines' top diplomat said Thursday he has filed a diplomatic protest after an anchored fishing boat was hit by a suspected Chinese vessel which then abandoned the 22 Filipino fishermen as the boat sank in the disputed South China Sea....
2019-06-13 17:34

Gboard Gets Handwriting Input Support for Over 200 Languages Google's keyboard app, Gboard gets updated to v8.3.6. The app now supports more than 200 languages for handwriting input. Additionally, there are a couple of new features as well....
2019-06-13 17:34

How Kevin Durant's injury could change the fate of five NBA teams When Kevin Durant went down with a torn Achilles, the future became murky. Not only for Durant and the Warriors, but for the rest of the NBA.       ...
2019-06-13 17:34

UCLA coach Mick Cronin wants a national title — but doesn't care about the doubters After a long tenure at Cincinnati, new UCLA Bruins coach Mick Cronin addresses expectations and how he deals with critics.       ...
2019-06-13 17:34

A Very Silly Flowchart For Picking Your Next D&D Race Old habits die hard. That still doesn’t mean you should play a half-elf every single time you play Dungeons & Dragons. It’s times like these that we need people like Redditor Domogrue to expand our horizons....
2019-06-13 17:51

Car Sales Are Slipping Into Recession-Level Decline Car sales seem to be hitting recession levels of decline, China is eyeballing hydrogen fuel-cell tech, oil tanker attacks boost oil prices, and Infiniti seems to be getting some much needed help. All this and more in The Morning Shift for Thursday, J...
2019-06-13 17:51

At $7,500, Does This 2009 Saab 9-3 Combi Have What it Takes? Saab’s long gone as a car company, but they left behind a ton of cool cars like today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe 9-3. That’s an XWD wagon with an engaging turbo four and a six-speed stick. Could all that kit get you to part with some of your cash cab...
2019-06-13 17:51

‘Open Season on Our Elections.’ 2020 Democrats Criticized Trump’s Foreign Interference Comment Democratic presidential candidates harshly criticized President Donald Trump’s remarks that he wouldn’t necessarily call the FBI if offered information from a foreign government about them. “President Trump is once again welcoming f...
2019-06-13 17:51

More Millennials Are Dying ‘Deaths of Despair,’ as Overdose and Suicide Rates Climb There’s been a marked uptick in so-called deaths of despair—those involving drugs, alcohol or suicide—among millennials over the last decade, according to a new report released by public-health groups Trust for America’s Healt...
2019-06-13 18:00

Rep. Walker won’t challenge Sen. Tillis in NC GOP primary RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Rep. Mark Walker announced Thursday that he won’t challenge Sen. Thom Tillis in North Carolina’s Republican primary next year, a move that shows President Donald Trump’s influence on state politics and the high ...
2019-06-13 18:00

2 charged after 178 cats removed from suburban Detroit home WEST BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say a couple has been charged after animal control officers removed 178 cats from deplorable conditions in a suburban Detroit home. Oakland County authorities say Jonathan and Jennifer Klein were arr...
2019-06-13 18:00

Police investigating Satanic graffiti at west side church TUCSON, Ariz. – Tucson police are investigating Satanic graffiti that vandals spray-painted at a west side church. The satanic messages and symbols were reported Thursday morning at Flowing wells Assembly of God, 3198 N. Flowing Wells Road. Det...
2019-06-13 18:00

At least 60 ice seals reported dead in Alaska, officials say 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."...
2019-06-13 18:00

Why is Justin Bieber Cruising for a bruising? Forget Ali v Frazier, a scrap between the Canadian singer and Tom Cruise, an actor known for his hard-as-nails fitness, would surely be the (one-sided) fight of the centuryDignitaries and handlers alike flock to the central temple where Tom Cruise sp...
2019-06-13 18:00

Making the mundane must-have: Prada and the art of the fashion meme The Italian fashion house’s recent analogue-tech inspired show demonstrated how treading the line between the sublime and the ridiculous can spark a social media frenzy – and get everyone talkingForget The Devil Wears Prada – the Italian luxury fashi...
2019-06-13 18:00

Still Wishing Oprah Would Run for President? Sounds Like Gayle King Does, Too! At this point, we’ve got 50-11 Democratic candidates running for president in 2020, but if Gayle King had her way, her famous bestie might throw her hat in the ring, too. In fact, she bravely broached the subject with the great and powerful Oprah jus...
2019-06-13 18:17

Secret Service Agent Claims He Was Targeted While on Duty by Park Police Because He’s Black A retired former Secret Service agent has filed a federal lawsuit accusing two Park Police officers in the D.C. metro area of stopping him and detaining him because he is black....
2019-06-13 18:17

#DaretoCare: This Father’s Day, Scotch Porter Decodes Masculinity With a New Campaign What is masculinity? That is the question grooming brand Scotch Porter is posing to men ahead of Father’s Day, with a new campaign aimed at getting to the heart of our often outdated ideas about masculinity (which is too often confused with patriarch...
2019-06-13 18:17

West Brom appoint Slaven Bilic as manager on two-year contract • Former West Ham manager gets job at Championship club• Club determined to return to Premier League, Bilic saysSlaven Bilic has been named as the new West Bromwich Albion head coach. The Croatian has signed a two-year contract and Albion hope his ap...
2019-06-13 18:17

UK Interior Minister Signs US Bid To Extradite Julian Assange Britain's interior minister said Thursday he had certified the US request to extradite WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on espionage grounds in a procedural move that opens the way for a court battle....
2019-06-13 18:34

Donald Trump Says Would Take Foreign Info On 2020 Presidential Opponent President Donald Trump said Wednesday that he would be willing to accept information from a foreign country on his opponent in the 2020 election race, after years of denying Moscow helped him win......
2019-06-13 18:34

Froome to stay in intensive care for next few days after surgery Chris Froome underwent surgery for six hours on broken bones and will remain in intensive care in France for the next few days following a crash at the Criterium du Dauphine that ruled him out of the Tour de France, Team Ineos said on Thursday....
2019-06-13 18:34

AIIMS Doctors To Boycott Work Tomorrow In Support Of Bengal Agitation Doctors at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi today attended to patients in helmets and bandages to convey their support for counterparts in West Bengal who have gone on......
2019-06-13 18:34

47 Children Die In Bihar, State Cites Low Blood Sugar As Prime Cause Chief Minister Nitish Kumar yesterday said that it seems that there is a lack of information and awareness among the people as how to tackle Acute Encephalitis Syndrome and Hypoglycemia....
2019-06-13 18:34

Army soldier allegedly opened fire in North Carolina home while on active duty, in uniform: police An active-duty soldier was arrested after he allegedly — while wearing his military-issued ballistic gear — shot into a home in North Carolina on Sunday, leaving him injured in the process....
2019-06-13 18:34

'He was an angel': Ariana Grande tears up singing 'Thank U, Next' in Mac Miller's hometown Ariana Grande teared up Wednesday night singing part of "Thank U, Next" about ex-boyfriend Mac Miller in the late rapper's hometown of Pittsburgh.        ...
2019-06-13 18:34

Carnival Cruise Line wouldn't let passenger off ship after 'major' heart attack, lawsuit alleges The world's largest cruise operator is being sued by the family of a 65-year-old passenger who died after allegedly not being allowed off the ship to receive medical treatment for a heart attack....
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

This is our best look yet at Google’s unreleased Pixel 4 So, Google unveiled the Pixel 4 on Wednesday. Sort of. After someone posted renders of the unreleased Pixel 4 based on design files that were stolen from the factory where Google’s new Pixel phones will be manufactured, Google decided to dispel...
2019-06-13 18:51

Gen. Keane: Suspected attack on oil tankers intended to ‘put pressure’ on US to ‘ease off’ Iran sanctions Retired four-star general Jack Keane said Thursday two oil tankers were damaged in a suspected attack in the Gulf of Oman off the coast of Iran because Iranians want the United States to "ease off" on sanctions imposed on the country. ...
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

Amanda Knox Returns to Italy for First Time Since Being Acquitted of Roommate’s Murder (MILAN) — Amanda Knox, a former American exchange student who became the focus of a sensational murder case, arrived in Italy Thursday for the first time since an appeals court acquitted her in 2011 in the slaying of her British roommate. Knox ...
2019-06-13 19:00

Wall St. higher as oil surges after tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman U.S. stocks continued their climb on Thursday after two days of declines as energy shares gained on higher oil prices following suspected attacks on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman....
2019-06-13 19:00

David Ortiz: Former Boston Red Sox star recovering from surgery after shooting Former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz is "able to sit up" and "take some steps" as he continues his recovery from surgery after being shot in the back....
2019-06-13 19:17

Bakkt says bitcoin futures testing to begin in July Bakkt, the startup cryptocurrency platform affiliate of New York Stock Exchange-owner Intercontinental Exchange Inc, said on Thursday it would begin letting users test two physically-settled bitcoin futures contracts on July 22....
2019-06-13 19:17

Men Who Floated Fake Income Tax Webpage, Hacked Bank Accounts Arrested Seven persons including three Nigerians have been arrested by city police for hacking into over 2,000 bank accounts and transferring crores of rupees after creating a fake webpage of the Income Tax......
2019-06-13 19:17

Just a strong cat doing some pull-ups, putting the rest of us to shame House cats usually make their owners feel better about themselves. They sleep all day, refuse to do anything more productive than eating and cleaning themselves, and generally just lie around making human accomplishments as limited as washing the dis...
2019-06-13 19:17

Aubrey Plaza talks the new Child’s Play while reviewing creepy cinematic dolls Chucky the killer doll is back for the upcoming Child’s Play remake, this time manifesting, in the dulcet tones of Aubrey Plaza, as a crazed AI nightmare. Now, Plaza, who stars in the film, joined Vanity Fair to rate different horror dolls from throu...
2019-06-13 19:17

Pose's Billy Porter teaches Stephen Colbert about the political power of a man in a dress “Hey everybody, prepare yourself,” is how Stephen Colbert welcomed Kinky Boots and Pose star (and “fashion icon”) Billy Porter to Wednesday’s Late Show. And while that might smack of old-school timidity in the face of one of the most gloriously outra...
2019-06-13 19:17

President Trump Invoked Executive Privilege. Here’s the History of That Presidential Power When Congress issues a subpoena for documents, usually they get what they want. But that’s not the case for certain documents related to the 2020 Census question about citizenship, the Department of Justice said on Wednesday in a letter to Elij...
2019-06-13 19:34

90 Day Fiancé's Ashley Martson Checking Into Rehab for Depression Ashley Martson is ready to get some help. E! News can confirm the 90 Day Fiancé star has plans to check into rehab for depression. "She wants it to help her reorganize......
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

U.N. says it confirms 17 deaths in Sudan's Darfur The United Nations said on Thursday it had confirmed the killing of 17 people and the burning of more than 100 houses in Deleij village in the Darfur region of Sudan earlier this week....
2019-06-13 19:34

Canada's Trudeau to meet Trump for talks on trade pact, detained Canadians Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will meet U.S. President Donald Trump in Washington on June 20 for talks on a new continental trade pact and two Canadians detained in China, Trudeau's office said on Thursday....
2019-06-13 19:34

Brexit supporter Johnson far ahead in contest to replace British PM Boris Johnson, who has pledged to deliver Brexit on Oct. 31, surged closer to power on Thursday, winning by far the most support from Conservative lawmakers in the first round of the contest to replace Prime Minister Theresa May....
2019-06-13 19:34

Head of east Libya parliament rules out talks before Tripoli captured The head of a parliament aligned with forces trying to seize the Libyan capital Tripoli from the internationally backed government said on Thursday there could be no peace talks until they had captured the city....
2019-06-13 19:34

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 news LIVE: India vs New Zealand live score, weather latest at Trent Bridge The rain that has blighted the last week of the Cricket World Cup was once again to blame for another abandonment as India and New Zealand shared the spoils following a Trent Bridge washout....
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

The World Cries Out for Onion Derivatives The cost of onions is causing tears in India. An onion futures market, which would damp volatility in the price of the aromatic bulb, might help dry them....
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

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

Americans are nicer than Canadians, airplane etiquette survey reports Not so nice after all, eh? Canadians are inconsiderate travelers — even more so than those boisterous, barefooted Americans, if you can believe it. The verdict comes from an Expedia airplane etiquette survey, which ranked each nationality in terms of...
2019-06-13 19:51

Rare recording of Frida Kahlo’s voice may have been found A long-lost audio recording could finally put a voice to an iconic body of work. Frida Kahlo’s celebrated art and iconic unibrowed face are globally recognizable, but her voice was thought to have died with her — until now. The National Sound L...
2019-06-13 19:51

Your terrible diet could be ruining your brain: study The average person is eating a lot more calories than they did 50 years ago and it is having devastating results on their brains and waistlines, a new study warns. People are eating an extra 650 calories a day — the equivalent of a burger, fries and ...
2019-06-13 19:51

Formiga Isn’t Going Anywhere The midfielder is playing in her seventh World Cup, both because she is good enough and because in two decades Brazil hasn’t developed a player worthy of replacing her....
2019-06-13 19:51

England vs West Indies live stream: how to watch Cricket World Cup 2019 match from anywhere Despite an underwhelming fielding display which led to their loss against Pakistan, England have impressed in their two wins from three matches so far at the 2019 Cricket World Cup. They dominated at the crease against Bangladesh and provided a near ...
2019-06-13 20:17

100GB of data on one of today's cheapest Galaxy S10 deals - this offer is incredible This is the kind of deal that we saw and just thought: are these prices actually correct? Well after a little bit of investigating we can say yes, this deal is real and yes, we have never seen a Samsung Galaxy S10 deal anywhere near as good as this.&...
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

Trump Keeps Sticking Cities With the Bills for His MAGA Rallies On Thursday, Public Integrity and NBC News co-published a deep dive on the efforts of at least 10 cities to convince Donald Trump’s 2020 campaign to pay up for its costly MAGA rallies. Based on the campaign’s history thus far, the bottom line seems p...
2019-06-13 20:17

With 37 Covers, New York Magazine Celebrates the Timeless, Transformative World of Drag If you weren’t already aware, here’s some tea worth spilling: Pop culture owes a great debt to drag culture. From our slang to the now-ubiquitous “full-face beat” of beauty influencer culture, drag queens have long been trailblazers in a realm few ar...
2019-06-13 20:34

The Best First Timer’s Backpacking Kit Whether you’re trying to get a friend on a multi-day trek with you for their first time ever or you’ve never slept in the woods, being comfortable on your first night in the backcountry is essential to really getting into it. With a camp kit like thi...
2019-06-13 20:34

FCA sued over alleged Jeep Wrangler steering issues The lawsuit alleges a "defectively designed and/or manufactured front axle and damping system" causes the steering wheel to shake violently at highway speeds or when "encountering road variations." An FCA spokesman said "there are no known fatalities...
2019-06-13 20:34

Jury: Man held stepdaughter for 19 years, fathered 9 kids A federal jury has convicted a 64-year-old man accused of kidnapping his stepdaughter and holding her captive for 19 years in Mexico and elsewhere while fathering her nine children....
2019-06-13 20:51

Carthaginian Religion and The Punic Power House of Baal Hammon and Tanit According to tradition, the city of Carthage was founded in 814 BC by the legendary Queen Dido. The founder of this city was originally a princess from the Phoenician city of Tyre.  ...
2019-06-13 20:51

Who are you calling chicken? Tyson Foods is getting into the business of plant-based meat. Tyson Foods entered the crowded fray of alt-meat Thursday, with the country’s largest meat producer announcing it will produce plant-based meat products under the Raised & Rooted brand. They intend to......
2019-06-13 21:00

How YouTube erased history in its battle against white supremacy YouTube's removal of thousands of videos and channels featuring Holocaust denial and Nazi ideologies offended a wide array of would-be supporters of its new hate speech policy....
2019-06-13 21:00

How Trump Could Suddenly Amplify Hong Kong Protests Protesters in gas masks flooding the streets of Hong Kong might hope U.S. President Donald Trump ratchets up pressure against the former British colony’s China-backed leadership. Trump has the unilateral power to rescind Hong Kong’s status as a prefe...
2019-06-13 21:00

El Niño forecast to continue through the summer, could knock down hurricanes El Niño is forecast to continue through the summer and possibly into the fall, federal forecasters announced, which could weaken the Atlantic hurricane season.        ...
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

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

Jofra Archer will benefit from facing West Indies with England, says Morgan • ‘It is a moment where you reaffirm your decision’, says Morgan• Pace bowler won under-19 caps for West Indies in 2013Eoin Morgan expects Friday’s World Cup encounter between England and West Indies will reaffirm Jofra Archer’s decision to switch si...
2019-06-13 21:17

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...
2019-06-13 21:17

Albania: Lawmakers rebuke president’s ‘invalid’ stop of vote Albania’s parliament has passed a resolution criticizing President Ilir Meta for attempting to cancel upcoming municipal elections, calling the move unconstitutional, beyond the president’s authority and “absolutely invalid.”...
2019-06-13 21:17

I Tried to Get Plastic Out of My Beauty Routine I love makeup. The ugly truth, however, is that makeup is helping ruin the planet. Take a look at your makeup bag. What do you find? Plastic, plastic, and more plastic.Read more......
2019-06-13 21:17

Flying a Drone While Drunk Could Land You in Prison in Japan You’d assume it would go without saying that operating any kind of machinery or vehicle after a few drinks is a dumb idea—even if it’s one navigated by remote control. But as reported by the BBC, this week, Japan’s parliament has passed a law making ...
2019-06-13 21:17

Juve chief in London for Pogba and Sarri talks – reports "Juventus sporting director Fabio Paratici is reportedly in London to discuss both the possibility of signing Paul Pogba from Manchester United and agreeing a compensation package with Chelsea for Maurizio Sarri."...
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

Cybersecurity giant Symantec plays down unreported breach of test data Hacker accessed passwords and list of purported clients, including Australian government agencies – but company says these were only demonstration accountsThe American cybersecurity giant Symantec has downplayed a data breach that allowed a hacker to...
2019-06-13 21:51

Seth Meyers on Trump: 'He always makes it obvious when he’s lying' Late-night hosts turned their attention to the 2020 campaign trail and ‘the 124th wild presidency week in a row’Late-night hosts joked about the 2020 presidential campaign trail and the strategies that Donald Trump and his Democratic opponents have b...
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

Save this date for Amazon Prime Day 2019 The rumor mill is abuzz with claims of when Amazon Prime Day will take place this year—this is what we think is going to happen.       ...
2019-06-13 21:51

A few must-have games from E3 If you're going to try to keep up with the best video gaming has to offer, you'll want to start thinking about getting these titles when they launch.       ...
2019-06-13 21:51

Granny panties are the latest sexy trend — just ask Rihanna and Kim Kardashian Brief update: G-string’s are out! Millennials and Gen Z shoppers are gravitating towards bigger bottoms: granny panties. Hip brands, such as Rihanna’s Savage x Fenty, as well as Pretties, Lonely, Marieyat, and Les Girls Les Boys, are selling fr...
2019-06-13 22:00

Hazard presented in front of thousands of Madrid fans Eden Hazard donned Real Madrid's all-white kit for the first time Thursday as the Belgium forward was presented to tens of thousands of fans at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium following his club record transfer from Chelsea    ...
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

Valentino Rossi went to "forbidden" motocross track for "therapy" Yamaha MotoGP rider Valentino Rossi says his recent visit to the "forbidden" Cavallara motocross venue was a way of keeping focus after the "shock" of the Italian Grand Prix...
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

La Liga app spied on users to catch illegal streamers Spain's top professional football league, La Liga, has been fined $284k by the country's data protection agency for using the league's mobile app to spy on its fans.The app, which has been downloaded on millions of devices, was reporte...
2019-06-13 22:17

Black skin care: The top 5 tips Everyone can benefit from a personalized skin care routine. Black skin is prone to certain issues, including acne and hyperpigmentation. Here, we list five skin care steps for black skin....
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

AI improves Alexa’s error rate with challenging training sets In a new paper, scientists at Amazon's Alexa AI division describe an active learning method that improves Alexa's performance with challenging samples.Read More...
2019-06-13 22:34

Pelosi names members of key trade working group House Ways and Means Chairman Richard Neal will lead the House Democrats' Trade Working Group, a task force charged with negotiating with the Trump administration to overhaul elements of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade agreement.The Democratic members w...
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

White House calls on agency to withdraw Conway report The White House said a U.S. government watchdog agency should withdraw its report calling for White House adviser Kellyanne Conway to be fired for repeated violations of U.S. law, according to a letter released on Thursday....
2019-06-13 22:34

Chernobyl, With Helping Hand From TV, Becomes an Unlikely Tourism Magnet The rising popularity of visits to the nuclear site, attributed partly to the hit HBO show “Chernobyl,” has led to concerns about some guests’ behavior....
2019-06-13 22:51

Women's World Cup 2019: What to look out for on day seven Brazil aim to maintain their winning start to the Fifa Women's World Cup against Australia in Group C, while day seven also sees South Africa face China....
2019-06-13 22:51

Tesla loses key Autopilot engineer to self-driving truck start-up Embark The departure of Tesla Autopilot perception lead Zeljko Popovic comes at a critical time, as Tesla is promising its electric vehicles will be capable of operating as "robotaxis" by the end of next year....
2019-06-13 22:51

With a license to drive and $4 million, you can buy James Bond's Aston Martin from 'Goldfinger' James Bond's 1965 Acton Martin DB5 "Most Famous Car in the World" goes up for sale this August. Valued between $4-6 million, will you buy the spy car?       ...
2019-06-13 22:51

Beyond salary: How to negotiate benefits Landing a job and a good salary does not end the negotiations. It's important to make sure you negotiate on benefits as well.       ...
2019-06-13 22:51

Amazon launches new secured credit card for those with bad or no credit The new Amazon secured credit card can be a good way to build credit history, but customers still need to be wary of some of its other features.       ...
2019-06-13 22:51

Google leaked the Pixel 4 early; here's what we know Even though it's not supposed to drop until October, Google tweeted the first official photo of the Pixel 4 on Wednesday. Here's what it looks like.       ...
2019-06-13 22:51

'We will bring him down' - Tory rival's threat to Johnson Cabinet minister Rory Stewart has issued a stunning threat to "bring down" a Boris Johnson-led government - should his Tory rival suspend parliament in order to push through a no-deal Brexit....
2019-06-13 22:51

World Cup: Megan Rapinoe, Alex Morgan call USWNT celebrations genuine, 'explosion of joy' In a Thursday interview, USWNT players Megan Rapinoe and Alex Morgan said the team's World Cup celebrations against Thailand were "explosion of joy."       ...
2019-06-13 23:00

NFL tweaks pass interference replay rules to make inside 2 minutes, OT subject to 'stricter criteria' The NFL's competition committee announced an update to the instant replay review protocol regarding pass interference replay reviews.       ...
2019-06-13 23:00

White House spokeswoman Sanders leaving job at end of month White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders, a fierce loyalist of President Donald Trump, will leave her job at the end of the month to return to her home state of Arkansas, Trump said on Thursday....
2019-06-13 23:00

India vs New Zealand World Cup 2019 Clash Abandoned Due To Rain India and New Zealand were awarded a point each after persistent rain in Nottingham forced the abandonment of their World Cup match without a ball being bowled....
2019-06-13 23:01

Xbox head thinks E3 is about boosting gaming’s reputation — it’s not E3 has drawn to a close for another year, and with the end comes the usual question of what the conference’s purpose is in the gaming industry. According to Xbox head Phil Spencer, the purpose is to raise the profile and reputation of gaming worldwid...
2019-06-13 23:17

California man gets 10 years for selling drugs for Bitcoin on dark web A US man who sold narcotics on the dark web in exchange for Bitcoin has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison. Tyler Reeves, who sold the drugs under the moniker “Platinum45,” was sentenced on Monday by by United States District Judge James V....
2019-06-13 23:17

From 'disgraceful' to 'fine,' reaction to Bonnaroo's new arch is mixed A giant square set up, the new entrance to Bonnaroo's grounds, replaces the festival's iconic arch which burned down last month.        ...
2019-06-13 23:17

Three more former Abraaj executives face U.S. fraud charges U.S. prosecutors on Thursday unveiled criminal charges against three more former executives of collapsed Dubai private equity firm Abraaj Capital Ltd, accusing them of taking part in a massive international scheme to defraud investors....
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

Calipari, Kentucky Agree to New Long-Term Contract LEXINGTON, Ky. (UK Athletics) – UK Athletics has released the details of its contract with UK Coach John Calipari. Calipari signed a new long-term contract Thursday with the school that will offer him the opportunity to end his career in Lexington. T...
2019-06-13 23:34

Murder charges filed in killings of LA deputy, 2nd man LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Utah man has been charged with murder in the deaths of an off-duty Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy and another man. Prosecutors on Thursday also charged Rhett McKenzie Nelson with attempted murder and two robberies. The...
2019-06-13 23:34

St. Louis asks for more time to release suspects from jail ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis officials are asking for more time to determine which of the nearly 900 felony detainees should be freed from jail, citing concerns that a judge’s ruling could put potentially dangerous suspects back on the streets. U...
2019-06-13 23:34

Man Accused Of Disorderly Conduct Appears In Court LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– A judge ordered a competency case assessment for a man arrested earlier this month after he reportedly pointed an Airsoft Rifle at people in downtown Lexington. Police say that around 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, June 2,  they ...
2019-06-13 23:34

Catalan fugitives must get European credentials in Spain MADRID (AP) — Spanish authorities say two fugitive Catalan separatists elected to the European Parliament must risk arrest by returning to Spain to pick up their official credentials if they want to be European lawmakers. Spain’s Electoral Boar...
2019-06-13 23:34

‘Plus One’ is the long-overdue rom-com for today’s audience It takes some nerve to attempt a new spin on the wedding rom-com, but co-directors and writers Jeff Chan and Andrew Rhymer pull it off with the effervescent “Plus One.” The duo has a comic heavy hitter in Maya Erskine, one of the stars of Hulu’s “PEN...
2019-06-13 23:51

Tiny dancer is taking the internet by storm, thanks to Lizzo Ivanah Campbell of Port Elizabeth, South Africa, is just 6 years old — but her fast feet already have celebrity endorsements. “Rare footage of me as a child,” Lizzo tweeted with Ivanah’s video dancing to the pop diva’s hit son...
2019-06-13 23:51

My 1-year-old daughter is obsessed with these books — they keep her entertained longer than any toy Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through our links, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent an...
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

Walmart is offering $80 off the Apple Watch Series 3 for a limited time Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through our links, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent an...
2019-06-13 23:51

A titan of global investing just booted Facebook from its do-good index as a direct result of privacy concerns Associated Press S&P Dow Jones Indices is removing Facebook from its S&P 500 ESG Index, which tracks companies that score well in its environmental, social, and corporate governance rankings. The index provider said it came to that decision after ...
2019-06-13 23:51

11 stunning photos of Arranmore, the Irish island that is looking for new residents from the US AdamWebster89/Getty Images Arranmore is a tiny island off the northwestern coast of Ireland. People in Arranmore have written an open letter to citizens of the US to sell their homeland as a great place to live. The island is known for scuba diving,...
2019-06-13 23:51

What to Look for in Julián Castro’s Fox News Event Tonight Mr. Castro, a former housing secretary, will speak at a Fox News town-hall event on Thursday, becoming the latest Democratic candidate to take the network for a spin....
2019-06-13 23:51

|Globalrecessionnotyetonthecards-economist The risk of a recession will only escalate if tariff threats that the US has used in its engagements with countries like China and Mexico escalate, says an economist....
2019-06-13 23:51

Qatar: Dragging its feet over reform? As allegations linger over financing terrorism and treatment of foreign workers, is Qatar doing only the minimum over reform? Conflict Zone's Tim Sebastian meets foreign ministry spokesperson Lolwah Al-Khater....
2019-06-13 23:51

Violence against Christians on the rise in Africa The African continent is seeing an increasing number of violent attacks on Christians. Church representatives are particularly at risk of being targeted ― as are imams....
2019-06-13 23:51

Products from Israeli-occupied areas and settlements should be labeled — EU court adviser The adviser has said that labeling must take "ethical considerations" into account. The advice was given as the top EU court is set to review a labeling policy put in place by France in 2016....
2019-06-13 23:51

U.S. healthcare stocks shielded from political pressures prove profitable U.S. healthcare investors have found success this year buying stocks of companies whose products improve eyesight, treat pets and fix crooked teeth, all viewed as unlikely to fall victim to political and regulatory issues pressuring a wide swath of ...
2019-06-14 00:00

Bajaj Qute Launched On Uber XS In Bengaluru Bajaj and Uber have partnered to launch the Qute quadricycle for the Uber XS ride category in Bengaluru. This is a pilot project and it will be offered in certain parts of Bengaluru, to begin with....
2019-06-14 00:00

"US Least Protectionist, India High-Tariff Nation": Official Describing India as a "high-tariff market", US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross on Thursday urged the government to execute reforms that will open up the Indian economy and market....
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

Sieren's China: Hong Kong is losing room to maneuver There is no doubt that Hong Kong belongs to China. But DW's Frank Sieren does not believe fugitives on the island should be extradited to the mainland, where they would be subject to a problematic legal system....
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

Doug Gottlieb has a ridiculous Knicks, Kevin Durant take Doug Gottlieb, who has offered many peculiar opinions during his time as a Fox Sports pundit, delivered another nonsensical take on Kevin Durant on Wednesday. Gottlieb claimed that if the Knicks, who still have interest in Durant despite his ruptured...
2019-06-14 00:17

Gregg Williams excitable and revealing in first Jets words: ‘Culture beats strategy’ Gregg Williams has been the Jets’ defensive coordinator since January, but Thursday was the first time he stood at the Atlantic Health Training Center podium to speak to the media. Starting with a cordial, “Hello, hello,” he came out guns blazing. “T...
2019-06-14 00:17

LeSean McCoy isn’t threatened by all the running backs Bills brought in LeSean McCoy isn’t bothered by a few fresh faces in Buffalo. McCoy, who hill turn 31 in July, struggled through the worst year of his illustrious career in 2018, rushing for 514 yards and three touchdowns, averaging just 3.2 yards per carry. Both McC...
2019-06-14 00:17

Patriots grasping for tight end answers with Michael Roberts trade Michael Roberts is next up. After a cut, a suspension and a trade that never materialized, the Patriots made their latest move to replace Rob Gronkowski. The Patriots acquired Roberts from the Lions on Thursday for a conditional seventh-round draft p...
2019-06-14 00:17

Giant trilobite fossil found on Australia's Kangaroo Island Paleontologists have discovered a giant new trilobite species on South Australia's Kangaroo Island. The discovery promises insights into the success of arthropods during the Cambrian Explosion....
2019-06-14 00:17

Boyle Co. Ready for State Tournament With sketchy weather last weekend in Lexington, the State Softball Tournament was moved to this weekend and will begin Friday morning at John Cropp Stadium. One of the eight remaining teams in the state is Boyle County. It may be surprising to some t...
2019-06-14 00:34

Jury reaches partial verdict in trial of Benghazi militant WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal jury has reached a partial verdict in the case against a Libyan militant accused of playing an instrumental role in the 2012 Benghazi attacks. The jury in Washington found Mustafa al-Imam guilty on two counts. It did not r...
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

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

Staten Island man charged with hiring hitman to whack wife’s suspected lover A jilted Staten Island man has been charged with orchestrating a murder-for-hire plot to bump off another man with whom he suspected his wife was having an affair. The feds charged Ramon Ramirez, 48-year-old Staten Island resident known as “Obendy,” ...
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, Corey Johnson close to deal on city budget Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker Corey Johnson are expected to shake hands on a city budget deal Thursday evening, three sources told The Post. Two City Council sources said the mayor was eager to get an agreement done now so he can focu...
2019-06-14 00:51

AOC spokesman tweets, then deletes, F-bomb rant against potential GOP challenger US Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s spokesman sent a profane tweet to a potential Republican challenger as he ripped him for wanting to debate his boss. “Yo @RichValdes what in the actual f–k makes you think you’re entitled to ...
2019-06-14 00:51

Analysis: Those in college scandal could still go to prison, despite first defendant skating Although the first defendant sentenced in the college admissions scheme got no prison, the case's uniqueness doesn't make it a great barometer.        ...
2019-06-14 00:51

Paraplegic man sues Avenatti over missing $4M A paraplegic man previously represented by Michael Avenatti has filed a lawsuit alleging the embattled lawyer neglected to pay him millions he was due in a settlement with Los Angeles County. (June 13)        ...
2019-06-14 00:51

Law Expert: Trump's assertion 'may be unlawful' An expert in constitutional law tells the Associated Press that President Donald Trump's assertion that he would be open to accepting a foreign power's help in his 2020 campaign is not appropriate and "it may be unlawful."   ...
2019-06-14 00:51

Mike Pompeo: Iran responsible for attacks on 2 tankers Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the U.S. believes Iran is responsible for attacks that damaged two oil tankers near the Persian Gulf Thursday. Pompeo said the attacks are part of a "campaign" of "escalating tension" by Iran. (June 13)  ...
2019-06-14 00:51

Senators remark on Donald Trump comment on foreign help Senators are reacting to President Donald Trump's assertion that he would be open to accepting a foreign power's help in his 2020 campaign. (June 13)        ...
2019-06-14 00:51

All Flint water crisis criminal charges dismissed by attorney general's office – for now The office announced the dismissal of charges against all remaining defendants, including a manslaughter charge against the former health director        ...
2019-06-14 00:51

CBS-Viacom merger talks are about to get serious, but CBS board has concerns about leadership CBS and Viacom are expected to begin seriously discussing a merger after tomorrow's board meeting. The companies must agree on a number of leadership questions to get a deal done....
2019-06-14 00:51

UK poised to give special forces greater Russia focus: BBC Britain's special forces are about to shift away from counter-terrorism work and instead concentrate on blocking covert operations by countries such as Russia, the BBC reported on Thursday, citing unnamed British officials and military sources....
2019-06-14 00:51

Former Fidelity Manager, Accused of Harassment in 2017, Plots a Comeback One of Fidelity Investments’ star stock pickers left the firm in 2017 following allegations of sexual harassment. Nearly two years later, he’s attempting a comeback....
2019-06-14 01:00

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

Kim Kardashian returns to White House to discuss criminal justice: 'It really is such an honor to be here' Kim Kardashian spoke at the White House on Thursday, appearing alongside President Trump boosting efforts to help people leaving prison return to the workforce....
2019-06-14 01:00

Jim Cramer reviews which retail stocks are working and which you should stay away from "There's a market for high-end luxury goods and low-end mass market merchandise, but right now there's not much space in between," the "Mad Money" host says....
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

US says Expedia pays $325,000 over Cuban travel allegations WASHINGTON (AP) — Expedia has agreed to pay more than $325,000 to settle U.S. government allegations that it improperly helped people travel inside Cuba or between the island and places other than the United States. The government says the company ap...
2019-06-14 01:17

Body of child believed to be from India found at US border TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say the body of a child believed to be a 7-year-old girl from India has been found near the Arizona-Mexico border. They say the body was discovered Wednesday morning by Border Patrol agents about 17 miles (27 kilomete...
2019-06-14 01:17

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

Incredible Breakthrough: MIT Scientists Have Successfully Swapped The Brain Of A Man With An Almond Prepare to have your mind blown, because a medical procedure that was once the stuff of science fiction has finally become science fact: MIT scientists have successfully swapped the brain of a man with an almond....
2019-06-14 01:51

UPDATE 2-Brazil's Centauro lifts Netshoes buyout offer by 11%, deepens bidding war Grupo SBF SA, operator of Brazil's Centauro stores, again boosted its offer for Netshoes Cayman Ltd, this time to $4.10 per share, the latest move in a bidding war over the online sports retailer with Magazine Luiza SA....
2019-06-14 01:51

Now is the best time to buy an Apple Watch (AAPL) YouTube/MKBHD The Apple Watch is one of Apple's best inventions since the iPhone and easily the most personal device it's ever created. Now is the best time to buy one. Visit BusinessInsider.com for more stories. The Apple Watch is an incredible de...
2019-06-14 01:51

This 2019 Study Reveals the Best Used Car Values for Under $20,000 New car sales are slowing down and due to the rising average cost of a brand new model, more buyers are pivoting to the preowned market. It’s no secret that letting someone else take the depreciation can result in a better value for your dollar, but ...
2019-06-14 02:00

Leonard Cohen's love letters to Marianne fetch $876,000 at auction A collection of more than 50 love letters written by Canadian singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen to the woman who inspired "So Long, Marianne" has sold for $876,000, with many going for more than five times their pre-sale estimates, Christie's auction h...
2019-06-14 02:00

Judiciary Committee lawmakers begin reviewing Mueller report evidence A small group of House Judiciary Committee members traveled to the Justice Department Thursday afternoon to begin reviewing former special counsel Robert Mueller’s underlying evidence, according to multiple Democratic sources.The initial group of law...
2019-06-14 02:00

Elon Musk says Teslas to get games 'Beach Buggy Racing 2,' 'Fallout Shelter' Elon Musk took the stage at E3 to discuss the impact video games had on his success as well as new Tesla updates such as car games and a pickup truck.       ...
2019-06-14 02:17

Bryan Singer settles rape-claim lawsuit for $150,000; still denies it happened The director of "Bohemian Rhapsody" denies he raped a teen boy 15 years ago but settled a lawsuit for $150,000 to avoid more costly litigation.        ...
2019-06-14 02:17

'Duck Dynasty' star Sadie Robertson wants 'a lot of kids' with fiance Christian Huff Newly engaged Sadie Robertson says she wants lots of kids with her soon-to-be husband Christian Huff, telling People they're not in a rush though.        ...
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

Augustine Tolton, Ex-Slave and First Black Priest in U.S., Takes Step to Sainthood The Catholic Church said it was reviewing a miracle said to be attributed to Father Tolton, whom Pope Francis put on the path to sainthood Wednesday....
2019-06-14 02:17

Christchurch New Zealand shooting suspect pleads not guilty The Australian man accused of the attacks at two Christchurch mosques faces charges for terrorism and 51 murders. A mental health assessment has found him fit to stand trial....
2019-06-14 02:34

Broadcom sees chip demand slowing down, shares fall 8% Broadcom Inc on Thursday warned of a broad slowdown in chip demand, blaming a trade conflict between the United States and China and export restrictions on Huawei Technologies Co Ltd and the chipmaker cut its revenue forecast for the year by 8%....
2019-06-14 02:34

New Fund for Southeast Asia Tech Hits First Close A new Southeast Asia-focused private-equity firm launched by a group of seasoned technology executives has hit the first close of its debut fund, the latest sign of investors’ growing enthusiasm for startups in the populous region....
2019-06-14 02:51

Kim Kardashian announces ride-sharing for ex-inmates to help them after release Kim Kardashian announced ride-sharing that would give former prisoners gift cards to help them get to and from job interviews, work and family events....
2019-06-14 02:51

Budweiser toasts stepfathers in ad that will definitely make you cry. 'This is what a dad is' The King of Beers debuts a new, tear-jerker ad toasting great stepfathers as their grown children surprise them by asking to be adopted.        ...
2019-06-14 02:51

'Doctor Sleep' trailer: Stephen King's follow-up to 'The Shining' reveals first look The first trailer for 'Doctor Sleep' dropped Thursday showing what life is like for Dan Torrence (Ewan McGregor) 40 years after 'The Shining.'        ...
2019-06-14 03:17

Car Stuck in the Shop? The New Waiting Room Has Movies and Manicures The service department accounts for half a dealership’s profits, on average, so some are trying to keep customers happy with amenities that include fitness centers and even massages....
2019-06-14 04:17

Post Malone's scary plane emergency landing detailed: FAA finds safety issues, significant damage The FAA found that Post Malone's plane that needed to make an emergency landing in August had a bunch of safety violations.       ...
2019-06-14 04:17

Koepka on charge at U.S. Open as Woods labors Two-time defending champion Brooks Koepka was climbing toward the top of U.S. Open first round leaderboard while Tiger Woods struggled to keep pace on Thursday, as the major renowned as the toughest test in golf turned into a birdie-fest....
2019-06-14 04:17

Semenya denied entry into Rabat 800 meters race Caster Semenya has been denied participation in her favored 800 meters race in Morocco, the athlete said on Thursday, despite Switzerland's highest court rejecting an IAAF request for eligibility regulations to be reimposed on the South African....
2019-06-14 04:17

NY woman, 53, died on vacation in Dominican Republic; son demands answers A New York woman, 53, is the latest American tourist to die in the Dominican Republic, long one of the top Caribbean destinations for U.S. travelers....
2019-06-14 04:51

American Airlines Wants to Win Back Trust in Its Boeing 737 Max Jets by Making Its Execs Fly on Them American Airlines has a plan for convincing consumers that the Boeing 737 Max aircraft in its fleet are safe for flight: Stick their top brass on them and see how it goes.Read more......
2019-06-14 04:51

Scientists Just Installed the World’s Highest Weather Station in Mount Everest's ‘Death Zone’ Scientists announced on Thursday that they successfully installed five automated stations, including the highest weather station in world, on Mount Everest’s flank. At 27,658 feet (8,430 meters) above sea level, the station is set to record some of t...
2019-06-14 04:51

Report: ESPN's McShay out of running for role with Jets ESPN draft analyst Todd McShay has removed himself from consideration for a job in the New York Jets' front office, according to his network colleague Chris Mortensen....
2019-06-14 05:00

Tiger Woods grinds to opening-round 70 without his best stuff at U.S. Open Woods couldn't match playing partner and first-round leader Justin Rose, but he played admirably and put himself in position to contend.       ...
2019-06-14 05:00

Stanley Cup champion Blues will be honored Saturday with parade and rally A parade 52 years in the making will finally happen Saturday in St. Louis, when the city celebrates the Blues' first-ever Stanley Cup championship       ...
2019-06-14 05:00

Economist Jailed For Hiding Rare Coins Says They're His Now And so does Martin Armstrong, a self-taught economist with a cult following who spent years behind bars for what the U.S. said was a $700 million Ponzi scheme and for allegedly hiding assets,......
2019-06-14 05:17

White House Spokesperson Sarah Sanders To Quit Post This Month President Donald Trump on Thursday made the surprise announcement of the departure of spokeswoman Sarah Sanders, who has been widely criticized for her performance in the White House....
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

Jordan Spieth rips his caddie, gets destroyed on Twitter Jordan Spieth is having a rough start to the 119th U.S. Open, and so is his caddie. Spieth was at even par when his tee shot on the par-4 eighth rolled – and rolled – down the fairway until it ran out of grass, tumbled over the cliff and ...
2019-06-14 05:17

NY State Dem Chair: Trump 'dirt' comments 'whole different scenario' than Clinton campaign using Steele dossier President Trump potentially viewing opposition research information from foreign governments is very different than Hillary Clinton utilizing a Russian-sourced dossier, according to a Democratic Party official....
2019-06-14 05:34

Sarah Huckabee Sanders leaving role as Trump’s press secretary Trump said on Twitter Thursday afternoon that Huckabee Sanders is leaving the White House at the end of the month and "going home to the Great State of Arkansas."...
2019-06-14 05:34

Banks re-open as Hong Kong returns to normal ahead of weekend protest Police kept a close watch over central Hong Kong as the Asian financial hub returned to normalcy on Friday, with banks re-opening branches closed during violent protests against a proposed extradition bill with mainland China....
2019-06-14 05:51

U.S. official says Iran removes unexploded mine from side of tanker The United States has video showing Iran's military removing what Washington believes was an unexploded limpet mine from the side of a Japanese tanker attacked on Thursday in the Gulf of Oman, a U.S. official told Reuters....
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

The Accused Gunman in the New Zealand Mosque Shooting Has Pleaded Not Guilty (CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand) — The man accused of the New Zealand mosque attacks smirked as his lawyer entered not guilty pleas to terrorism, murder and attempted murder charges Friday before a judge who set his trial for next May. The courtroom...
2019-06-14 05:51

Northwest Fire District uses drones to help in emergency situations TUCSON- The Northwest Fire District is using tools that will help assist during hiker and swift water rescues during the monsoon. Captain Brian Keeley said that the department has had a small drone for almost two years now and budgeted to purchase a ...
2019-06-14 06:00

A hot and breezy day in Southern Arizona TUCSON – Today we’ll see the hottest daytime high temperatures so far this year. High clouds continue to spread across the region and they will thin out overnight. A ridge of high pressure is parked aloft, and this brought extremely hot c...
2019-06-14 06:00

Long-lost wallet returned after missing for a year A wallet left behind for a year at Marion, Indiana’s Red Nails salon is back in the hands of a young lady who has a fresh manicure and pedicure to go with it. Hai Nguyen has satisfied customers with manicures and pedicures at his family operate...
2019-06-14 06:00

4 Your Health: Eating red meat may cost years Adding more red meat to your diet could affect how long you live. That’s according to a new study from Harvard University. Researchers tracked the diets of 81,000 adults over an eight year period. They found people who increased their red meat ...
2019-06-14 06:00

Body of Young Girl Believed to Be From India Found in Remote Arizona Wilderness Near U.S. Border The body of a young girl was found in a remote area near the U.S.-Mexico border in Arizona on Wednesday, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP). Officials said in a press release that they believe the child was a 7-year-old citizen of ...
2019-06-14 06:00

Authorities eyeing bootleg liquor as potential cause of DR tourist deaths Cops are investigating whether at least seven tourists who mysteriously died in the Dominican Republic were poisoned by counterfeit booze, The Post has learned. Officials want to know who supplied the alcoholic beverages the victims drank in the minu...
2019-06-14 06:01

African crime ring charged with trafficking ivory, rhino horns, heroin Four Africa-based men have been charged in Manhattan federal court with dealing more than $7 million in rhino horns and elephant ivory from the protected species, while some were allegedly dealing heroin on the side. Moazu Kromah, 49, of Liberia, who...
2019-06-14 06:01

Jordan Peterson announces new social media platform amid Pinterest controversy Jordan Peterson recently announced he will be launching a social media website alongside Dave Rubin and other key figures. Peterson says the site will have strong free speech policies, and the announcement is quite timely in light of the new Pinteres...
2019-06-14 06:01

25 years later: How an off-day sparked Rangers to close out a Stanley Cup If the game had been on June 13 instead of June 14, then the past 25 years might have been completely different. But a quarter-century later, the Rangers and their fans get to look back on Game 7 of the 1994 Stanley Cup final as the day The Curse was...
2019-06-14 06:17

Israeli warplanes strike Gaza after closing 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 06:17

This Simple Bar Pattern Can Tip You Off to Major Reversals in Any Market What's your favorite reversal indicator? Is there something you look for on a price chart that tips you off to a major trend change? Bestselling author, Jeffrey Kennedy, shares one of his favorite bar patterns that does just that. He shows you an exa...
2019-06-14 06:34

Prosecutors drop criminal charges in Flint water scandal Nearly four years since the City of Flint declared a state of emergency over the state of its water -- and three years after the first criminal charges were filed against government officials -- prosecutors on Thursday dismissed all pending criminal ...
2019-06-14 06:34

Australian regulator slaps stricter conditions on AMP's pension funds, shares fall Australia's banking watchdog on Friday said it had imposed stricter licensing conditions on AMP Ltd's pension fund units following concerns regarding its compliance with superannuation laws, sending......
2019-06-14 06:34

Jeffrey Gundlach's DoubleLine to launch Income Fund: SEC filings DoubleLine Capital, run by widely followed investor Jeffrey Gundlach, is planning to launch a new fund that will invest in mortgage-backed securities, other asset-backed securities and collateralized......
2019-06-14 06:34

This smartphone app could change the way we treat eating disorders A new smartphone app promises to help anorexia sufferers learn to eat again. “Anorexic patients can normalize their eating rate by adjusting food intake to feedback from a smartphone app,” says Professor Per Sodersten, lead author of a recent study o...
2019-06-14 06:34

Warriors' Klay Thompson leaves Game 6 with apparent knee injury, will not return Klay Thompson's left knee appeared to buckle in an awkward landing after a contested dunk attempt late in the third quarter of Game 6.       ...
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

Premature baby found in detention at Texas Border Patrol facility Immigrant advocates argue this finding highlights the poor conditions and overcrowding at Border Patrol facilities.        ...
2019-06-14 06:51

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

Watch Kylie Jenner Grill Khloe Kardashian on Her First Kiss, Beauty Secrets and More Kylie Jenner has Khloe Kardashian spilling secrets! The Keeping Up With the Kardashians stars team up in a new sister Q&A, published on YouTube Thursday, in celebration of their......
2019-06-14 07:00

Why South America's prospects are looking up My career as a financial tipster lasted only a few seconds, but, if I say so myself, it went rather well. In the hours that followed Donald Trump’s election in 2015, U.S. stocks fell and the dollar weakened. “Buy the dip," I told my Twitter followers...
2019-06-14 07:00

Julian Assange Faces US Extradition Hearing In London WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Friday faces his first British court hearing since the US submitted a formal extradition request on espionage charges that have upset defenders of press freedoms......
2019-06-14 07:34

‘Be More Chill’ didn’t deserve face slap from Tony Awards What little drama there was at Sunday’s low-rated Tony Awards telecast centered on “Be More Chill,” Joe Iconis’ struggling musical. When James Corden, Josh Groban and Sara Bareilles sang “James in the Bathroom,” nearly everyone at Radio City Music Ha...
2019-06-14 07:51

‘Shaft’ style 48 years later: Can you dig it? He’s been shot at and knifed, but the way to really get on John Shaft’s bad side is to dress like crap. The legendary private eye personifies street cool with an impressive array of hard-boiled jackets, tightfitting trousers and fly headgear. I...
2019-06-14 07:51

Cory Booker Secures 12 Co-Sponsors for Reparations Bill Presidential candidate and U.S. Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) has secured 12 co-sponsors for his reparations bill, according to an announcement the senator’s office released exclusively to The Root....
2019-06-14 08:00

Drake was so fired up after the Toronto Raptors captured their first NBA title The rapper was very happy once the final buzzer sounded and the Toronto Raptors beat the Golden State Warriors for their first NBA championship.       ...
2019-06-14 08:00

Assam BJP's Social Media Member Arrested For Provocative Posts: 10 Points A member of the ruling BJP's social media cell in Assam was arrested yesterday for allegedly provocative posts on Facebook. Nitu Bora, who was released on bail today, is also accused of making......
2019-06-14 08:17

Oldest evidence of cannabis smoking found in ancient Chinese cemetery Enlarge / This is how the braziers were placed in the tomb alongside the deceased. (credit: Xinhua Wu) The broken wooden braziers, unearthed from 2,500-year-old tombs in Western China, contained burned, blackened stones, and the interior of the woo...
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

Iran says it is in charge of security of Strait of Hormuz: state Radio Iran said on Friday it was responsible for maintaining the security of the Strait of Hormuz in the Gulf, state radio reported, adding that blaming Tehran for attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman was alarming....
2019-06-14 08:34

Jessica Biel says she's not an anti-vaxxer, she just crush a lot It has not been an especially good time Online for actress Jessica Biel of late, as she’s come under fire in the last few days for allegations—first reported by our colleagues over at Jezebel—that she was taking a cue from husband Justin Timberlake a...
2019-06-14 08:34

Blumhouse announces Black Christmas remake directed by Sophia Takal To its credit, Blumhouse seems to have taken criticisms of its previously all-male directorial lineup to heart: The company’s Hulu anthology series Into The Dark has featured three episodes helmed by female directors—two of whom were on our list of w...
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

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

Asia stocks sag ahead of China data, Gulf attacks support oil Asian stocks sagged on Friday ahead of key Chinese data that could provide more clues on how heavily the U.S.-Sino trade war is weighing on the economy, while oil prices were supported by supply concerns after attacks on tankers in the Gulf of Oman....
2019-06-14 09:00

| Sudan army rulers admit dispersing sit-in Sudan's ruling military council has for the first time admitted it had ordered the June 3 dispersal of a Khartoum protest sit-in that left dozens dead and hundreds wounded....
2019-06-14 09:34

A warning if you are planning your summer vacation on-line A warning if you are planning your summer vacation on-line. Internet security company, ‘Mcafee’ says one in five Americans have been scammed or nearly scammed when booking a vacation on-line. Bargain hunters are most at risk, with nearly a third of t...
2019-06-14 10:00

World's Highest Operating Weather Stations Installed On Mount Everest The National Geographic Society has announced the successful installation of the world's highest operating weather stations on Mount Everest to provide researchers, climbers, and the public with near......
2019-06-14 10:00

Montana hunters who illegally killed Yellowstone mountain lion left trail of photos on social media Three hunters in Montana who illegally killed a mountain lion in Yellowstone National Park last year were caught after authorities followed a trail of pictures the trio posted on social media, according to court documents....
2019-06-14 10:01

The Warm-Up: Hazard Fever hits Madrid, but fans chant for Mbappe "Eden Hazard draws a crowd of 50,000 to the Bernabeu, but are they satisfied? Meanwhile, Phil Neville gets stuck into some spectacular World Cup beef."...
2019-06-14 10:17

Stanford Team Aims at Alexa and Siri With a Privacy-Minded Alternative A handful of companies already dominate the market for digital assistants. The implications for consumer privacy are a serious concern, researchers say....
2019-06-14 10:17

Samsung Galaxy Fit is now on sale in the US The Samsung Galaxy Fit is now on sale for those who live in the US. You can order it from Samsung's official website where it costs $99.99 (about £90, AU$145) and it comes in either silver or black.We don't yet have a release date for ...
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

David Ortiz’s daughter: My dad hasn’t ‘complained once’ since shooting David Ortiz’s daughter thanked his fans in a social media post and said her father “hasn’t complained once” since he was shot in the Dominican Republic on Sunday. Alexandria Ortiz posted several photos of her father along with the thankful message on...
2019-06-14 10:34

Drake uses Raptors’ NBA title to push new songs The “Drake Curse” is over and the rapper was basking in the glory of the Raptors first NBA champions. Drake, who watch Toronto’s 114-110 series-clinching win over the depleted Warriors in Game 6 of the NBA Finals back into Toronto, sprayi...
2019-06-14 10:34

'Flying objects' damaged Japanese tanker during attack in Gulf of Oman Two "flying objects" damaged a Japanese tanker owned by Kokuka Sangyo Co in an attack on Thursday in the Gulf of Oman, but there was no damage to the cargo of methanol, the company president said on Friday....
2019-06-14 11:00

Gulf tanker attacks threaten energy security, IEA's Birol says Attacks on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman threaten global energy security, Fatih Birol, the executive director of the International Energy Agency (IEA), said on Friday....
2019-06-14 11:00

Global air travel's biggest-ever breakthrough British aviators John Alcock and Arthur Brown completed the first nonstop transatlantic flight in 1919. An egg-shaped monument in Ireland marks this moment in aviation history....
2019-06-14 11:17

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

U.S. Special Forces Battle Against ISIS Turns to Containment, and Worry “They’re always going to hold those mountains,” a Green Beret said of Islamic State militants in eastern Afghanistan. The fear is that the group will keep growing....
2019-06-14 11:34

Dota Underlords is Valve’s take on Auto Chess Dota Underlords is the official Valve version of Auto Chess. It's for PC and mobile and will be on Steam before heading to iOS and Android in open beta.Read More...
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

A Glimpse of Virginia Woolf’s Original Manuscript for ‘Mrs. Dalloway’ Before Woolf settled on the unique perspective for her modernist masterpiece, she had a more expansive, though traditional, book in mind — “The Hours.”...
2019-06-14 12:00

Verizon Moto Z4 first update is all about 5G It's totally reasonable to have software updates for smartphones at launch. Game developers are doing it more often than not, so why not smartphone vendors if they feel their products really need some last minute changes before reaching customers han...
2019-06-14 12:17

Kim Kardashian West thanks Ivanka Trump for support on criminal justice reform Kim Kardashian West tweeted her gratitude toward Ivanka Trump Thursday after speaking at the White House on behalf of those attempting to return to the workforce after prison.  ...
2019-06-14 12:17

Factbox: Strait of Hormuz - the world's most important oil artery Attacks on two tankers on Thursday forced the evacuation of more than 40 sailors south of the Strait of Hormuz, a vital gateway for the world's oil industry....
2019-06-14 12:17

Awake at the wheel: Automakers tap VR to banish boredom in autonomous cars Audi, Nissan and other car makers are banking on talking cartoon characters and other virtual reality experiences to keep drivers and other occupants of future autonomous vehicles entertained, auto industry executives said....
2019-06-14 12:17

Watch: Zomato Successfully Tests Hybrid Drone For Aerial Food Delivery Coming soon- food delivered to your door by a drone! Zomato Founder and CEO Deepinder Goyal recently announced successful test flight by hybrid drone that carried 5 kg payload, covering 5 km. in 10......
2019-06-14 12:34

Samsung Galaxy Fit release date, price, news and features The Samsung Galaxy Fit is the latest fitness tracker announced by the company, and it was revealed alongside the smaller, lower-end Galaxy Fit E.This isn't the Samsung Gear Fit 2 Pro sequel we had all expected though. Both are far cheaper device...
2019-06-14 12:34

The iPhone 11 may be a disappointingly minor step up from older iPhones The hype train for the iPhone 11 has started, so we've been hearing leaks left, right and center, each with more outlandish features than the last – but it looks like the upcoming handset could simply be a minuscule upgrade over the iPhon...
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

Bayer to invest $5.6 billion in new weed killing methods BERLIN (AP) — German chemical and pharmaceutical company Bayer says it plans to invest some 5 billion euros ($5.6 billion) over the next decade in developing “additional methods to combat weeds.” Friday’s announcement came as Bayer ...
2019-06-14 12:51

Bloomberg reporters face jail for reports on Turkish crisis ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — U.S.-based Bloomberg news agency says Turkish prosecutors are seeking up to five-year jail terms for two of its Istanbul-based reporters over their report on last year’s currency crisis. Bloomberg said late Thursday that K...
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

Perfectly preserved head of Ice Age wolf found in Siberia MOSCOW (AP) — Russian scientists have found the furry head of an Ice Age wolf perfectly preserved in the Siberian permafrost. The head of a wolf, which died 40,000 years ago, was discovered in the Russian Arctic region of Yakutia. Valery Plotnikov, a...
2019-06-14 12:51

Swift calls out homophobes on new song, announces 7th album NEW YORK (AP) — Taylor Swift’s latest song has a new target: homophobes. The pop star released a new tune called “You Need to Calm Down” late Thursday, where she addresses her own haters but also calls out those who attack the LGBTQ...
2019-06-14 12:51

Spanish police arrest Bitcoin launderers in international credit card fraud case Spanish police have arrested 35 people allegedly involved in an international counterfeit bank card ring which laundered its profits using Bitcoin. Criminals made more than $675,855 (€600,000) and laundered more than $891,250 (€1,000,000), according ...
2019-06-14 12:51

NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope to Retire in 2020 NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope will be switched off permanently on January 30, 2020, after nearly 16 years of exploring the cosmos in infrared light....
2019-06-14 13:00

Passport agency boosts minimum routine application wait time by 50 percent The processing time for routine service jumps from six to eight weeks. Until May 31, the interval between application and delivery was four to six weeks. Expedited service is available in two to three weeks, for an extra $60....
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

Longtime Broncos owner Pat Bowlen, a Hall of Fame electee, dies at 75 Pat Bowlen, who was elected to the Hall of Fame this year, had owned the Broncos since 1984 and went to the Super Bowl seven times, winning three.       ...
2019-06-14 13:01

Australia beats Brazil 3-2 with aid from an own goal An own goal gave Australia a come-from-behind 3-2 victory over Brazil at the Women's World Cup, even after Marta added a record 16th career tournament goal....
2019-06-14 13:17

After downplaying Russian ‘dirt’ for years, Trump continues downplaying Russian ‘dirt’ Over the past two years, members of the Trump campaign have minimized the impact of Russian election interference, even questioning whether they would call the FBI if offered foreign opposition research again....
2019-06-14 13:17

Dino-mite! Raptors win Canada's first NBA championship The Toronto Raptors delivered Canada its first NBA title with a 114-110 victory over the two-time defending champion Golden State Warriors on Thursday that set off a country-wide celebration....
2019-06-14 13:17

Raptors breakthrough as NBA champions represents shift in Canada's identity The Toronto Raptors completed a remarkable evolution from a laughingstock to NBA champions on Thursday with a victory that could very well shift the identity of a country long associated with ice hockey....
2019-06-14 13:17

U.S. farmers experimenting with hemp as China trade war drags on A growing number of U.S. farmers battered by low grain prices and the threat of a prolonged trade war with China are seeking salvation in a plant that until recently was illegal: hemp....
2019-06-14 13:17

Motorsport Intelligence Unit launched by Motorsport Network Motorsport Network has announced the launch of the Motorsport Intelligence Unit, a new initiative that allows fans to have a real impact on the future of motorsport...
2019-06-14 13:34

Barcelona MotoGP: Marc Marquez fastest in first practice Marc Marquez led Fabio Quartararo by 0.111s seconds in opening MotoGP practice for the Catalan Grand Prix, while Mugello race winner Danilo Petrucci was a low-key 18th...
2019-06-14 13:34

Goa Chief Minister Offers Midnight Meal To Flyers In Delayed Flight Stranded at Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji airport late last night for several hours, protesting passengers of an Air India Bombay to Goa flight were offered a free meal from an airport restaurant at......
2019-06-14 13:34

Death risk from London's toxic air sees 'utterly horrifying' rise for second year running The risk of dying from long-term exposure to London's toxic air has risen for a second year running in an "utterly horrifying" reversal of the previous improving trend....
2019-06-14 13:34

Gulf of Oman oil tanker attack: US military releases video 'showing Iranian navy boat removing unexploded mine from tanker' The US has released a video which it claims shows an Iranian navy boat removing an unexploded mine from one of the oil tankers targeted in the Gulf of Oman....
2019-06-14 13:34

Nearly half of British teens exposed to harmful social media content - but two-thirds don't report it, study finds Nearly half of British teenagers have said they have been exposed to harmful content on social media, but two-thirds did not report it, a survey has found....
2019-06-14 13:34

Blue Jays hit 3 HRs, notch 17 hits in 12-3 rout of Orioles Lourdes Gurriel Jr. homered to ignite a seven-run sixth inning, Cavan Biggio went deep twice and the Toronto Blue Jays hammered the Baltimore Orioles 12-3 Thursday night....
2019-06-14 13:34

German court lifts city’s ban on burkini swimsuits BERLIN (AP) — A German court has lifted a city’s ban on the burkini, an all-encompassing swimsuit used by some Muslim women. Wearing the garments in municipal pools in the western city of Koblenz was forbidden at the beginning of this year afte...
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

Uganda: Three new Ebola cases confirmed The Ministry of Health said it had three more suspected cases of the disease and the number of people who may have come into contact with the virus jumped from eight to 27....
2019-06-14 14:00

More than 600 US companies urge Trump to resolve the trade war with China More than 600 other companies urged U.S. President Donald Trump to resolve the trade dispute with China, saying tariffs hurt American businesses and consumers....
2019-06-14 14:34

ShowBiz Minute: Gooding Jr., Spears, SHOF Cuba Gooding Jr. pleads not guilty to groping woman at bar; Britney Spears' ex-manager hit with 5-year restraining order; Missy Elliott, in tears, gets inducted into Songwriters Hall. (June 14)        ...
2019-06-14 14:34

Justin, Halsey, Missy get inducted Justin Timberlake, Missy Elliott and Halsey were some of the stars to get inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame. (June 14)        ...
2019-06-14 14:34

California lawmakers pass $214.8 billion budget, including health care for some in US illegally California lawmakers on Thursday approved a $214.8 billion budget. It now goes to Gov. Gavin Newsom, who is expected to sign it in the coming days.        ...
2019-06-14 14:34

Pelosi: 'I feel really sorry' for Trump Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi said she felt sorry for President Trump when he called her a "nasty, vindictive, horrible person," in an interview in Normandy, France, which he was visiting for D-Day commemorations. (June 14)    ...
2019-06-14 14:34

Our Republican Colleagues in the Senate Must Act to Break the Cycle of Gun Deaths Another week, another community ripped apart by a mass shooting. Most recently it was Virginia Beach, where a shooter on May 31 killed 12 people in a municipal building. In early May it was a school in Denver where two shooters injured eight and kill...
2019-06-14 14:34

How do I teach my niece about racism without upsetting my brother? She is 13 and has had a very sheltered, conservative upbringing in one of the southern states of the US. How do I go about exposing her to different views and values?My 13-year-old niece is coming from her home in a southern US state to our smallhold...
2019-06-14 14:34

From green to stamp collecting: this week’s fashion trends What’s hot and what’s not in fashion this week‘Skintellectuals’ Super-informed beauty shoppers who know their nicotinamide from their retinol. Continue reading......
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Online holiday booking scams and how to avoid them New research into cybersecurity has revealed UK holidaymakers lost more than £7m to fake sites and fraud in 2018. We outline the five most common scams and ways to protect a trip and your dataWith UK holidaymakers looking to book their summer breaks,...
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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

Iran sends team to tanker in Gulf to see if rescued crew can return: Tasnim Iran said on Friday it had dispatched experts to one oil tanker from which it rescued crew members from a fire caused by an attack to see whether they could now return to the vessel....
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