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

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This Is Terrifying

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Playing VR Alone Is Terrifying I recently bought Beat Saber for PSVR and have been playing it with my girlfriend. It’s fun and is a great way to get up and move around more. But when she is out of the house, I still sometimes want to play VR. But I’ve tried playing Beat Saber and ...
2019-07-05 18:34

20 terrifying uses of artificial intelligence Many advances in artificial intelligence are innovative and extraordinary, but some are downright creepy. Here are 20 of the eeriest ways people are using, or could use, AI....
2019-08-14 02:51

This Ebola book is more terrifying than fiction A pregnant woman, infected with Ebola, bleeds out on the table. An aide reaches her bare hands inside the woman to deliver the stillborn baby, unaware that the virus has now invaded her body, too. And this is just the beginning. Richard Preston’s ter...
2019-07-21 00:34

Switching From Healer To Tank Was Terrifying If there’s one thing I love doing in Final Fantasy XIV, it’s healing. Saving teammates from huge attacks and making sure we survive to the end of the fight feels good. After playing some of the classes from the upcoming expansion Shadowbringers, I’ve...
2019-06-12 18:34

This $15 course makes public speaking a little less terrifying There are ways to turn your fear around and start using the tools of presentation to engage others, persuade doubters and even enrich yourself and your career. The tactics found in The Complete Presentation and Public Speaking Course ($14.99, over 90...
2019-06-12 18:00

The ‘Cats’ movie looks absolutely terrifying Warning: This two-minute clip will haunt your “Memory.” The trailer for “Cats” dropped Thursday — a day earlier than Universal Studios had announced — giving viewers a first glimpse at the film’s many A-list actors as freaky, human-feline hybri...
2019-07-19 08:17

How to Make Childbirth (Slightly) Less Terrifying When I was pregnant with my son nine years ago, I remember being a little nervous about the process of actually giving birth. Hahahahaha, just kidding, I was petrified. While all the other pregnant women from my “new moms group” were gushing about th...
2019-07-24 19:01

Detailing a Formula One Car Sounds Terrifying If I were to rank the amount of effort I put into cleaning my car, I’d probably fall somewhere in the middle. On one extreme end, there are people (see also: crazies) who never wash their cars. And on the other, there are obsessives like Larry Kosill...
2019-07-18 23:34

Searching for the Terrifying Mongolian Death Worm Deep within the shifting sands of the Gobi Desert lies the elusive Olgoi-Khorkhoi, the Mongolian Death Worm – or so legend has it. The Mongolian Death Worm is a bright red worm, a mysterious cryptid said to inhabit the southern Gobi Desert. Local Mon...
2019-07-05 23:00

What Book Does Ruth Ware Call ‘Truly Terrifying’? Ware — whose new thriller, “The Turn of the Key,” enters the list this week at No. 3 — loves haunted-house novels, especially “The Haunting of Hill House.”...
2019-08-17 02:00

The Deep-Sea Dragonfish Has One of the Most Terrifying Smiles on Earth Scientists have shined a light on one of the creepier denizens of the deep sea, a pitch-black creature that can turn itself into a living lamp called the dragonfish. New research helps explain one of the dragonfish’s more disturbing qualities: its re...
2019-06-06 04:34

The Terrifying Reasons We're Confronting the Chernobyl Disaster Right Now Thirty-three years after the nuclear catastrophe that defined its name, Chernobyl has surged back into the popular consciousness. HBO’s Chernobyl miniseries, which dramatized the disaster and the Soviet government’s attempt to cover-up key details, i...
2019-06-05 00:17

Animated Mona Lisa was created by AI, and it's terrifying The enigmatic, painted smile of the "Mona Lisa" is known around the world, but that famous face recently displayed a startling new range of expressions, courtesy of artificial intelligence (AI)....
2019-05-28 20:34

At 62 life still seems like a terrifying adventure with no manual | John Crace It’s been a good week for teenagers, a bad week for sunbathers and another desperate week for politicsIt’s been a good few days for 15-year-olds. First we had Alex Mann wowing Glastonbury as he rapped on stage with Dave. Then we had Coco Gauff defeat...
2019-07-05 19:17

Inside the terrifying lives of people who can’t properly sleep The first time Tom and Sarah slept together, he woke in the middle of the night, put on his pants, and told her he was leaving. Then, he went right back to sleep. “He had no top on,” Sarah later recalled. “He remembered nothing about it in the mornin...
2019-07-21 00:34

The Terrifying Economic Risks That I Hope Are Keeping You Up at Night You probably didn’t pay much attention to Monday’s 767-point drop in the stock market, because you were thinking more about the two mass shootings that occurred just before that. Fair enough. So take a few minutes now to sit down and contemplate the ...
2019-08-07 18:34

Man cowers under table in terrifying footage of El Paso massacre Horrifying video captures a terrified shopper hiding under a table as a volley of shots rings out during the El Paso slaughter that left 20 dead. The unidentified person is among a group cowering in Walmart from as the gunman, widely identified as Pa...
2019-08-04 22:17

Jodie Kidd: ‘It was a wonderful, terrifying moment when everyone was under my skirt’ The model and motor-racing driver on the extraordinary, unexpected challenges of the catwalk – and the joy of dressing downThis look was from 1998, when I walked for Yohji Yamamoto in Paris. He said to me: “You’re the strongest model we have and I wa...
2019-05-29 04:51

This creepy Timothée Chalamet puppet is terrifying the internet You can call him by his name, if you like. An eerie ventriloquist doll of “Call Me By Your Name” actor Timothée Chalamet is captivating social media. Found on eBay, the “one of a kind, handcrafted” puppet was listed this past ...
2019-06-10 17:00

The ‘Pocket-Sized Monster’ Terrifying Farmers the World Over The fall armyworm is hungry, on the move and scaring farmers the world over. The crop-devouring pest has spread from the Americas to Africa and Asia, gorging on rice, corn, vegetables, cotton and more. Europe, Australia and Southeast Asia could be ne...
2019-06-03 01:17

'Beautiful and terrifying': revisiting American cities in darkness For nearly 50 years, the photographer Camilo José Vergara has been documenting poor, segregated neighborhoods in large US cities. A few years ago, he started photographing his ‘familiar haunts’ at night. To him, ‘these nocturnal worlds are both beaut...
2019-07-31 21:51

When is the live-action ‘Sonic’ movie that hopefully won’t be terrifying actually going to be released? Wednesday morning saw a swirl of news reports quickly multiply all noting that the live-action Sonic the Hedgehog movie — which was already delayed from November to February after garnering derision from fans — seemed to have been delayed...
2019-07-25 05:00

Litter-ally terrifying: is Cats the creepiest film of the year? The first look at the star-studded big screen take on Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical is trending for all of the wrong reasons“This Christmas, you will believe.” With these words, Universal sent its first trailer for Cats out into the Twitterverse – an...
2019-07-19 07:17

Religion of the Aztecs: Keeping the Balance in an Unpredictable and Terrifying World The Aztec Empire was the largest and most successful Mesoamerican empire in terms of size and demographics. It stretched across highlands, coastal plains, valleys, and forests. ...
2019-07-31 19:51

Twin Typhoons Approach East Asia With Terrifying Force The Northwest Pacific had been calm so far this season, but that peace and quiet has come to an end. Two twin typhoons are now roaring—and Super Typhoon Lekima has already made landfall in the southern Japanese islands. Taiwan and eastern China are n...
2019-08-09 04:00

Samsung perfected its own deepfake AI, and it’s equal parts amazing and terrifying Imagine using a black and white photo of your great-grandparents to see what their facial expression would have looked like as they speak. That’s the kind of trick current technology can actually make possible. Using artificial intelligence and...
2019-05-25 00:17

Watch a terrifying documentary about the lethal "world's tallest" waterslide Last year, a Kansas state grand jury issued a 20-count indictment against the management of Schlitterbahn water park for the horrific death of a child while riding Verrückt, a much-hyped, Guinness World Record-breaking water slide in 2016. Caleb Schw...
2019-08-15 04:51

Terrifying video shows woman swimming ‘directly over’ shark A lone swimmer in the Gulf of Mexico was circled by a shark without her knowing, according to a frightening video. Stan Battles reportedly took the video Wednesday morning from his balcony on the 28th floor of a resort at Panama City Beach, Fla., acc...
2019-05-31 21:34

Little girl’s terrifying ‘The Nun’-themed birthday party a social media hit One little girl is being praised on social media for conjuring up a spooky theme for her birthday party: “The Nun.” Three-year-old Lucia celebrated her birthday in Monterrey, Mexico, on Monday, and decided on a party inspired by the 2018 horror film ...
2019-06-08 00:34

This Kevin Durant T-shirt may be mildly terrifying for Knicks fans Kevin Durant has been mum on the issue, so NBA fans are left reading the tea leaves from Nike. The company is selling a T-shirt on its website that lists all the cities Durant has played in during his career, dating back to high school. The last two ...
2019-06-04 20:51

Black Mirror Used to Be a Terrifying Vision of the Future. Season 5 Is Just Silly Black Mirror was built on chilling “what if” scenarios. In the first two seasons of the sci-fi anthology, which aired on Channel 4 in the UK, creator Charlie Brooker applied the question to a series of tech-dystopia nightmares: What if ti...
2019-06-05 10:00

74-year-old hiker gets a terrifying wild ride while being rescued in Arizona A routine helicopter rescue turned into a horrifying experience when the basket carrying a 74-year-old woman began violently spinning out of control.        ...
2019-06-06 03:34

Sydney stabbing: one woman killed and one injured in 'terrifying carnage' in CBD Police say 21-year-old suspect from western Sydney was carrying information on extremist ideologies when arrestedAs it happened: man had history of mental illness, police sayWhat we know so far about the Sydney CBD knife attackA man who allegedly sta...
2019-08-13 15:17

Samsung Deletes Terrifying Tweet Warning That Its Smart TVs Can Get Viruses The internet of things, in which all of our gadgets are plugged into data connections, will bring some terrible downsides along with its conveniences. We were blessed with a reminder of this uneasy future this morning when Samsung’s Twitter account f...
2019-06-17 18:17

Why Bella Hadid and Lil Miquela’s kiss is a terrifying glimpse of the future An advert featuring the human and virtual models is late-capitalist hell, ‘queerbait’ and digisexuality all at onceBella Hadid, a human supermodel, has been accused of “queerbaiting” after making out with Lil Miquela, a computer-generated influencer,...
2019-05-21 16:17

How the Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark Movie Compares to the Terrifying Books Warning: This post contains spoilers for Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark. If you grew up in the ’80s or ’90s, there’s a good chance you’ve heard of Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark, even if you haven’t read it. The th...
2019-08-09 13:34

Crocodiles invade flooded streets and attack dogs in terrifying footage SEVERE flooding has seen dozens of deadly crocodiles invading city streets – with footage showing one attacking a dog who failed to escape to safety....
2019-08-01 20:34

Terrifying trapeze and homeless histories: Edinburgh festival 2019 – in pictures Our photographer hits the ground running to capture highlights, from a journey through Kate Grenville’s The Secret River to a fierce look at power by comedian Lucy McCormick Continue reading......
2019-08-04 23:17

Terrifying tales spring to vivid life in Scary Stories To Tell in the Dark Reading a book brings all manner of ghosts and monsters to life in Scary Stories To Tell in the Dark. Monstrous creatures from terrifying tales come to life for a group of teens in Scary Stories To Tell in the Dark, the new horror film produced by ...
2019-08-11 17:00

Skydiving plane in Hawaii crash was involved in previous terrifying incident The skydiving plane that crashed in Hawaii on Friday, killing all 11 aboard, had been involved in a terrifying incident before that.        ...
2019-06-23 23:00

Boston Dynamics’ cool-yet-terrifying commercial robot Spot is about to go on sale Boston Dynamics’ ambitions in the field of robotics have been the stuff that Internet virality is made of. The engineering and robotics company has already produced incredibly skillful machines that will haunt your nightmares if you’re on...
2019-06-06 07:00

Researchers find terrifying security vulnerability in GE Healthcare anesthesia machines Security researchers from Israeli firm CyberMDX have discovered a vulnerability in a select number of GE Healthcare’s anesthesia and respiratory devices. CyberMDX, which focuses primarily on medical cybersecurity, states that if successfully exploite...
2019-07-10 02:51

An app using AI to 'undress' women offers a terrifying glimpse into the future | Arwa Mahdawi Unless we start taking online misogyny seriously, we are going to face a future where women may not be able to exist onlineSign up for the Week in Patriarchy, a newsletter​ on feminism and sexism sent every Saturday. Continue reading......
2019-06-29 21:17

Trump Threatens Mass ICE Arrests of Millions of Immigrants in Terrifying Tweet President Trump tweeted out a terrifying message on Monday night threatening that the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency would begin making mass arrests of undocumented immigrants across the country “next week.”...
2019-06-18 21:17

Terrifying video captures travelers praying, screaming through extreme turbulence A video captured by an airline passenger shows people praying through an extreme bout of plane turbulence. Passengers were later taken to a hospital.       ...
2019-06-18 15:00

How the Taliban remained dominant in Afghanistan: Terrifying tactics and an advancing weapons arsenal As the United States and the Taliban edge closer to inking a “peace deal” – having reportedly ironed out discrepancies over U.S pullout from Afghanistan and an agreement not to allow the conflict-laden country to become another terrorist sanctuary – ...
2019-08-07 05:00

Terrifying photos show a massive python devouring an entire crocodile in Australia Shutterstock This incredible set of photographs shows a huge olive python devouring an entire freshwater crocodile. Olive pythons are one of the largest species of snake in Australia and can grow up to 13 feet. Their diet is generally made up of sm...
2019-06-19 23:34

After hitting rock bottom, Nationals are revitalized – and a terrifying postseason opponent Washington was 12 games under .500 near the end of May, but have turned things around and find themselves in a pennant race.       ...
2019-08-06 00:51

Hawaii QB Cole McDonald reveals he was battling terrifying injury during 2018 season Hawaii quarterback Cole McDonald had a breakout sophomore season in 2018, leading the Mountain West Conference in passing yards (3,875) and passing touchdowns (36)....
2019-07-08 17:34

School shooter drills are unnecessarily terrifying children: New York Post columnist School shooter drills are terrorizing children unnecessarily and they should not be a staple in the everyday lives of students, New York Post columnist Karol Markowicz has argued....
2019-06-04 20:34

Terrifying video captures a lightning bolt striking the mast of a sailboat in Boston Creative Travel Projects/Shutterstock A video shows lightning striking the mast of a sailboat named Perseverance in Boston on Saturday. Boat owner Drew Plominski said he was on deck preparing the boat for a 363-mile race just 15 minutes before light...
2019-07-09 11:34

Terrifying moment tourists jump into shark-infested waters after boat catches fire DIVING into shark-infested waters after your boat has burst into flames is the stuff of nightmares – but that’s exactly what happened to a group of tourists....
2019-08-02 18:17

The Still Terrifying Details of the Murder of Rebecca Schaeffer: A Star on the Rise and an Obsession Turned Deadly Rebecca Schaeffer thought it was sweet that a fan was sending her stuffed animals and other little gifts at the studio lot where her sitcom My Sister Sam was filmed. The CBS show, on......
2019-07-18 14:34

Video shows the terrifying moment a British Airways flight filled with smoke while approaching its destination Lucy Brown A flight from London to Valencia, Spain, made an emergency landing on Monday afternoon after the cabin filled with smoke. Passengers evacuated the plane on the runway using the emergency slides. Three passengers were taken to the hospital...
2019-08-06 10:34

Videos capture the terrifying moment sports games and a live newscast abruptly stop during the 7.1 magnitude earthquake in California @Evan_Rosenfeld/CBSN Videos shared on social media captured the powerful, preliminary 7.1 magnitude earthquake, which shook areas in Southern California, Nevada, and Mexico on Friday evening. A live newscast on KCAL-TV was also abruptly put on hold ...
2019-07-07 17:34

Made in Chelsea star Spencer Matthews forced to hide in vault during terrifying moped raid at luxury watch shop Made in Chelsea star Spencer Matthews has described the terrifying moment he hid in vault while a moped gang smashed up a luxury watch shop in central London....
2019-05-28 15:00

Bank and Monument fight: Terrifying moment Tube passengers cower in fear on train during rush hour panic sparked by two men brawling Terrifying footage shows Tube passengers cowering in fear on a busy train after a fight at a central London station caused mass panic and a stampede of people "running for their lives"....
2019-08-02 20:17

Falklands veteran jailed after menacing MP Heidi Allen with 'terrifying' tweets A pro-Brexit war veteran has been jailed for 24 weeks for menacing a Remainer MP online, including posting aerial images of her home on social media....
2019-08-08 23:34

Miley Cyrus' sister, Brandi, details their 'terrifying' plane landing "Our plane tried to land twice and had to come back up because there were other planes in our way," Brandi Cyrus recounted.       ...
2019-07-11 03:34

'Truly terrifying': 3 people treated for panic attacks after fireworks scare inside DC's Union Station D.C. Deputy Mayor Kevin Donahue said fireworks were set off at Union Station. The fireworks which led some to believe there was an active shooter.        ...
2019-07-08 10:51

Jet's nose cone breaking off is 'completely terrifying' With the 148 passengers on board, a Delta flight made an emergency landing in Raleigh, North Carolina, after the nose cone of an engine came loose.       ...
2019-07-10 17:17

Vanderpump Rules' Katie Maloney Slams ''4 Glorious Years'' of Pregnancy Rumors Katie Maloney has had enough. The Vanderpump Rules star is shutting down pregnancy rumors yet again, this time addressing her 1 million Instagram followers with a candid message about......
2019-08-14 05:17

Amanda Stanton Runs Into Her Ex-Boyfriend--With Southern Charm's Ashley Jacobs Being in Paradise may have been easier than this surprise run-in. Before heading off to Ashley Iaconetti and Jared Haibon's weekend wedding, Amanda Stanton found herself visiting the......
2019-08-14 05:17

Pregnant Amber Rose Cancels SlutWalk 2019 Over Personal "Turmoil" Amber Rose wants to be surrounded by "positive vibes" only amid her pregnancy. The model and actress, who is currently expecting her second child, has revealed that she's......
2019-08-14 05:17

It's a Love Story: The History of Taylor Swift's Fiercely Tight Bond With Her Parents Taylor Swift has gotten a ton of musical mileage out of the romantic relationships that have come and gone in her life, but those guys haven't been the truly essential players in her journey......
2019-08-14 05:17

These are the top 15 US banks ranked by the mobile banking features consumers value most This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. This report is exclusively available to enterprise subscribers. To learn more about getting access to this report, email Senior Ac...
2019-08-14 05:17

The history of the famous poem on the Statue of Liberty that keeps annoying Trump officials Ivan Dmitri/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images The poem inscribed on a plaque in the Statue of Liberty continues to come up in discussions on the Trump administration's immigration policies. The poem, "The New Colossus" by Emma Lazarus, was written...
2019-08-14 05:17

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

The best knitting accessories you can buy Yes, you can knit with just yarn and needles, but your efforts and the finished product will be so much more successful with just a few additional accessories. Simply add these four tools to your Yarn Boss Yarn Bag and you'll find even more pleasure...
2019-08-14 05:17

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

How the New York Public Library Guards Privacy in the Digital Age The ever-changing digital landscape poses a challenge for libraries: How do they enter this new world while staying true to their public mission and preserving the privacy of patrons online?...
2019-08-14 05:51

Donald Trump Is Fearmongering About the Wind Now Donald Trump’s entire presidency is based on making people feel fear. His fascism and bigotry in both rhetoric and policies destroy lives. Now, in an exceptionally deranged speech delivered on Tuesday, he tried to make people worry about the wind som...
2019-08-14 05:51

Your Taste Isn't Politics “Discovering something about a company, it’s like discovering your boyfriend has been cheating on you for three years,” Anne Mahlum, the chief executive of a DC-based fitness chain, told the New York Times last week in a piece about a group of SoulCy...
2019-08-14 05:51

California man arrested on suspicion of running over, killing peacocks: police A California man has been arrested on suspicion of deliberately running over and killing two wild peacocks in northwest Los Angeles last month, police said....
2019-08-14 05:51

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

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

Australian woman claims cotton-swab misuse led to infection that was 'eating away at her skull' An Australian woman candidly detailed her experience with a could-have-been deadly infection that occurred after she used cotton swabs to clean out her ears. She’s now warning others to be wary of using the buds, which technically are not meant to be...
2019-08-14 06:17

NYC schools were most ‘violent and disruptive’ in state last year New York City schools had the most “violent and disruptive incidents” in the state last year — accounting for more than half, with incidents including assaults, sexual offenses and bomb threats, a new report reveals. The data released Tuesday by stat...
2019-08-14 06:17

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

Warden overseeing jail where Jeffrey Epstein died is reassigned The warden overseeing the Lower Manhattan jail where convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein was found dead of apparent suicide Saturday has been reassigned pending an investigation, it was announced Tuesday. Attorney General William Barr himself made th...
2019-08-14 06:17

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

YouTube restores Chris Cuomo’s ‘Fredo’ rant after Trump Jr. tweet YouTube pulled a video clip of CNN host Chris Cuomo freaking out after a man called him “Fredo” — but quickly put it back up after a pointed message from President Trump. “Put it back up. We are living with a Rigged & Fake Media!” the commander in ch...
2019-08-14 06:51

CBS and Viacom are reuniting with new deal and set to become ViacomCBS Inc. by end of year CBS and Viacom are bringing their networks back together to form a new company. The combined company will be called ViacomCBS Inc.       ...
2019-08-14 06:51

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

A Kremlin-Linked Firm Invested Millions in Kentucky. Were They After More Than Money? Last summer, it looked like things were finally about to change for Ashland, Ky. For two decades, the jobs that once supported this Appalachian outpost of 20,000 people on a bend in the Ohio River have been disappearing: 100 laid off from the freight...
2019-08-14 06:51

Volkswagen Confirms Participation At The 2020 Auto Expo After missing out on the Auto Expo in 2018, Volkswagen India has confirmed that it will participate in the 2020 Auto Expo which is all set to be held from February 7 2020....
2019-08-14 06:51

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

Leonard Williams quells concerns in return to Jets practice Leonard Williams returned to practice Tuesday after missing the past several practices with a hip injury suffered in a scrimmage last week. “I feel great, got back out there today and have got some fresh legs right now,’’ Williams said. “I really did...
2019-08-14 07:17

Mets can’t let familiar headache ruin this magical run ATLANTA — The Mets’ Achilles heel is their defense and their inability to stop the stolen base. The Braves athleticism will test the Mets over this three-game series that began Tuesday night at SunTrust Park. Against the three first-place teams and a...
2019-08-14 07:17

Djokovic shakes off rust, Federer rolls in Cincinnati Novak Djokovic survived a nervous start to see off Sam Querrey 7-5 6-1 at the Cincinnati Masters on Tuesday as the world number one returned to competition for the first time since beating Roger Federer in last month's epic Wimbledon final....
2019-08-14 07:17

Hong Kong police clash with protesters in chaotic scenes at airport Scenes of chaos erupted at Hong Kong's airport on Tuesday evening as riot police clashed with protesters who continued to block security gates at one of the world's largest travel hubs....
2019-08-14 07:17

China's Anbang is said to plan sale of entire $2.4 billion Japanese property portfolio China's troubled Anbang Insurance Group has reportedly started a sale of its entire $2.4 billion Japanese property portfolio and previous owner Blackstone Group is bidding....
2019-08-14 08:17

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

| 'When will you die?' Hong Kong leader grilled at press conference When Hong Kong's leader Carrie Lam appeared before the press, she appeared to be expecting to deliver a brief statement and move on. Instead she faced a media onslaught....
2019-08-14 08:17

'Pretty sure we didn't get high together': Missouri cop responds to wrong number text with photo An officer with the Winfield Police Department in Missouri responded to a text from a person who said, "We got high together girl."        ...
2019-08-14 08:51

Not enough smoke detectors in Pennsylvania day care where 5 children died, officials say Investigators apparently only found one smoke detector in the aftermath of a Pennsylvania daycare fire where four of the five victims were siblings.        ...
2019-08-14 08:51

Site of tragic Erie day care fire was short on smoke detectors, fire chief says There was one detector in the attic of the Harris Family Daycare, but it's not clear if there were any others in the building, the fire chief said.        ...
2019-08-14 08:51

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

CNN’s Chris Cuomo Threatens Man Who Called Him ‘Fredo’ The confrontation was shared on a conservative YouTube channel. President Trump criticized the CNN host on Twitter, writing: “I thought Chris was Fredo also.”...
2019-08-14 08:51

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

Trump finally acknowledges his tariffs could hit consumers With his announcement of a delay in tariffs on Chinese goods, President Trump contradicted his own mantra that the Chinese are paying the full price of his tariffs....
2019-08-14 08:51

CBS and Viacom to merge after 13 years apart After much speculation, Viacom and CBS are back together once again after 13 years apart. Early this afternoon, the two media companies officially announced plans to merge into a new company dubbed ViacomCBS. Once the merger becomes official, current...
2019-08-14 09:17

'America's Got Talent': Wildcard Ansley Burns gets standing ovation for her return The 13-year-old singer returned this week as a wild card contestant in the show's live competition rounds.        ...
2019-08-14 09:17

Watch: ITBP Soldier Sings "Sandese Aate Hain", Wins Kiren Rijiju's Praise A soldier of the Indo-Tibetan Border Police has sung the cult patriotic song "Sandese aate hain" from the 1997 hit "Border", dedicating it to his fellow soldiers ahead of the 73rd Independence Day.......
2019-08-14 09:51

"Labour Party Has Become Anti-Indian": British MP On Kashmir Amid a social media clash between British parliamentarians on India's decision to scrap the special status of Jammu and Kashmir, a Conservative lawmaker has stressed that the constitutional changes ......
2019-08-14 09:51

Farmers Lock 200 Cows In Uttar Pradesh School, Students Run For Shelter More than 200 cows were ushered into a government primary school in Sambhal district of Uttar Pradesh and locked in on Tuesday even when classes were going on....
2019-08-14 09:51

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

IPS Officer Shoots Himself Near Delhi; Suicide Note Names Cop, Say Police A senior IPS officer in Faridabad near Delhi allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself early this morning.A suicide note, which names an inspector and another person, has been found, a......
2019-08-14 09:51

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

Animal rights complaint details dog deaths at Johns Hopkins BALTIMORE — An animal rights group has filed a federal complaint against Johns Hopkins University researchers over a lab experiment in which nine dogs had to be euthanized after spinal surgeries. The Baltimore Sun reports that Stop Animal Exploitatio...
2019-08-14 10:51

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

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

Guns N' Roses settles lawsuit over Guns 'N' Rosé beer Guns N' Roses has settled a lawsuit in which it accused the Colorado brewery Oskar Blues of trademark infringement for selling Guns 'N' Rosé ale and merchandise without permission....
2019-08-14 11:17

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

As Debate Deadline Nears, Democratic Candidates Scramble to Make the Cut Julián Castro, Tulsi Gabbard, Kirsten Gillibrand and Tom Steyer are getting closer to making the debate stage, and they’re urgently seeking supporters who can help them earn a spot....
2019-08-14 11:17

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

Andrew Luck's "Small Little Bone" Injury Is Apparently On The Move The saga of Andrew Luck’s strained calf has reached the point where it’s time to worry whether anyone knows just what the hell is going on. Colts owner Jim Irsay identified a “small little bone” in Luck’s left leg as the source of the quarterback’s o...
2019-08-14 11:51

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

OnePlus' upcoming TV will simply be called the 'OnePlus TV' OnePlus doesn't have a release date or any specs for its upcoming TV, but it does have a name: OnePlus TV. The company announced that it chose the very simple moniker from multiple winners of a contest on its forums. "We believe there's no ...
2019-08-14 11:51

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

Centre Working On Stimulus Package To Address Economic Slowdown: Report The stimulus is also likely to cover the financial markets that have shown volatility in recent weeks and particularly after the Budget presentation....
2019-08-14 12:17

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

Legion's Heady Series Finale Brought Its Time Traveling Story Full Circle Despite Legion’s visual flair and the quartet of powerful telepathic mutants the show began focusing on as it entered its endgame territory, its season finale was a relatively quiet, contemplative reflection on the emotional experiences that define p...
2019-08-14 12:17

What's next: Pan Am Games athletes ponder Tokyo 2020 From facing elite competition to hanging out at the athletes' village, the 2019 Pan American Games was a vital experience for those hoping to shine in sport's biggest stage, the Olympics....
2019-08-14 12:51

Flights Resume at Hong Kong Airport After a Violent Night of Protests Flights at Hong Kong International Airport mostly resumed on Wednesday morning, after violent clashes broke out between demonstrators and police on Tuesday night. “We are trying to clear the backlog of passengers through flight rescheduling,...
2019-08-14 13:17

Germany 'teetering on edge of recession'; US yield curve inverts - business live Economists urge Angela Merkel to boost spending as Germany suffers a 0.1% drop in GDP in April-JuneLatest: US yield curve inverts in ‘flashing light’ warningEconomists: Berlin should boost spendingBreaking: German GDP shrank 0.1% in April-JuneExports...
2019-08-14 13:17

Why more depression treatments should include exercise A new review of specialist studies finds that exercise is indeed effective against depression. Yet many mental health recommendations fail to include it....
2019-08-14 13:51

Harmful hospital bacteria evolved 'in response to modern diets' New research shows how and why one of the most dangerous species of hospital bacteria has evolved and warns that it continues to adapt to modern factors....
2019-08-14 13:51

What to know about birth control nausea Nausea is a common side effect of many forms of birth control. It often goes away over time, but a person can take steps to reduce or eliminate it. Learn more here....
2019-08-14 13:51

Google's Job Search Said to Draw Antitrust Complaints From Rivals Google's fast-growing tool for searching job listings has been a boon for employers, but rivals contend anti-competitive behaviour has fuelled its rise....
2019-08-14 13:51

United Airlines Tells Pilots No Alcohol for 12 Hours Before Flights DALLAS — United Airlines is setting an earlier cutoff time for when pilots must stop drinking alcohol before flights. The airline is telling pilots they must abstain from alcohol for 12 hours before flights, up from the previous eight hours. Th...
2019-08-14 13:51

Malaysia conducts autopsy to find cause of death of UK teen Malaysian doctors are conducting an autopsy to determine the cause of death of a 15-year-old London teen whose naked body was found nine days after she disappeared from a nature resort...
2019-08-14 14:17

UPDATE 1-Brazil's Embraer posts small profit, but expects loss in 2019 Brazilian planemaker Embraer on Wednesday swung to a $7.2 million profit in the second quarter, as higher revenue at its executive jets business helped offset lower commercial jet sales....
2019-08-14 14:51

UPDATE 1-IT services company Presidio to go private in $2 bln deal IT services company Presidio Inc said on Wednesday it would be taken private by BC Partners in a $2 billion all-cash deal, as the European buyout fund looks to expand its footprint in the cybersecurity space....
2019-08-14 14:51

Trade war is turning China's local manufacturers to the domestic market, says tech giant Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com sees a business opportunity in factories that have been affected by trade tensions between the world's two largest economies, the company's chief financial officer said....
2019-08-14 14:51

Trump campaign sells 'Fredo Unhinged' T-shirts following viral Cuomo video The Trump campaign is selling "Fredo Unhinged" T-shirts following a viral video of CNN host Chris Cuomo’s encounter with a man who apparently taunted him by calling him “Fredo.”...
2019-08-14 14:51

Tourists spent nearly $2.5B in Tucson last year TUCSON – When it comes to tourism in Tucson, business is booming. “We’ve had a really incredible year. It’s been sort of a run of a few really good years with double-digit increases,” said Dan Gibson of Visit Tucson. “Tourists in 20...
2019-08-14 15:17

MVD Tucson Regional Office closed for week TUCSON -The Motor Vehicle Divisions Tucson Regional Office is closed this week while workers train on a new computer system. The regional office is only allowing vehicle inspections, which is causing some delays for other offices. On Tuesday, wait ti...
2019-08-14 15:17

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

Tucson man sentenced in 2017 death of girlfriend’s baby TUCSON – A man was sentenced Monday to 10 years in prison after his girlfriend’s baby died in 2017. Ivan Alejandro Portillo Herrera got a 10-year prison term on manslaughter charge and probation for life on a child abuse charge, according to the Pima...
2019-08-14 15:17

China denies request for US Navy warships to visit a restive Hong Kong China has rejected a request for two upcoming U.S. Navy warship visits to Hong Kong amid massive, weeks-long protests that are taking place in the former British colony, a U.S. defense official told Fox News....
2019-08-14 15:17

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

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

Bundesliga transfers: Borussia Mönchengladbach sign Ramy Bensebaini Borussia Mönchengladbach have shored up their back line with the signing of the Algeria defender. Meanwhile, Bayern Munich have brought Croatian winger Ivan Perisic in on loan. Follow all of the transfer atcion here!...
2019-08-14 15:17

Greta Thunberg — the teenage eco actvist who took the world by storm She has addressed world leaders and top economists, had an audience with the pope and been named Sweden's woman of the year. Now the teenage activist is set to sail across the Atlantic in a climate-neutral yacht....
2019-08-14 15:17

German authorities dismiss threat of far-right 'enemy lists' Some who read their names on "enemy lists" created by far-right extremists feel their lives are in danger. But the Interior Ministry has denied that being on such lists represents a "tangible threat."...
2019-08-14 15:17

A mecca for baby boomers: Woodstock museum keeps memory of '69 alive At the spot where the legendary festival took place 50 years ago, there's now a museum and music conference center chronicling and celebrating the history of Woodstock. But does it do justice to the historic events?...
2019-08-14 15:17

Kashmir: Pakistan's Khan vows to 'fight until the end' During a visit to Kashmir, Prime Minister Imran Khan accused India's military of "planning" action in regions controlled by Pakistan. Khan said Pakistan was "fully prepared to respond."...
2019-08-14 15:17

Swedish man arrested over Danish Tax Agency explosion A Swedish man has been arrested over an explosion at the Danish Tax Agency headquarters in Copenhagen. An international arrest warrant for another Swedish citizen has also been issued....
2019-08-14 15:17

Human-sized penguin fossils found in New Zealand Fossils in New Zealand have led to the discovery of a new species of giant penguin that could grow up to 1.6 meters tall. The penguin's closest relative is another giant penguin that was found in Antarctica....
2019-08-14 15:17

Swedish Court Finds A$AP Rocky Guilty of Assault (STOCKHOLM) — A Swedish court has found the American rapper A$AP Rocky guilty of assault for his role in a June 30 street brawl in Stockholm. The artist, whose real name is Rakim Mayers, earlier pleaded self-defense and said he had tried to avo...
2019-08-14 15:17

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

Dayton shooter may have ‘cased’ bar before mass shooting: cops There is a “strong probability” that Dayton mass shooter Connor Betts cased the Oregon District bar that he was running toward when cops gunned him down amid his rampage, police said Tuesday. Surveillance video released by Dayton police shows that Be...
2019-08-14 15:17

| Schalk Brits to lead Springboks into battle against Argentina The Springboks have been challenged by Rassie Erasmus to make a resounding statement about the health of SA rugby in the team’s Farewell Test against Argentina....
2019-08-14 15:51

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

German recession fears weigh on stock markets amid U.S.-China trade tensions The markets have been in a spin cycle since President Donald Trump announced on Aug. 1 that he would impose 10% tariffs on about $300 billion in Chinese imports....
2019-08-14 15:51

Tencent's Profit Rises 35% as New Games Hit Market The Chinese internet giant has been reviving its games business this year after a nine-month regulatory freeze on new-game approvals last year battered its business....
2019-08-14 16:17

|ChinastickingtoSeptemberUStradetalksaftertariffdelay Chinese officials are sticking to their plan to visit Washington in September for face-to-face trade meetings, people familiar with the matter said, signaling that talks remain on track for now despite an abrupt escalation in tariff threats this mont...
2019-08-14 16:17

Massive Wildfire On Greek Island, Several Villages Evacuated Firefighters on the Greek island of Evia were still battling Wednesday to contain a fire that has caused massive damage to a pristine mountain wildlife habitat after threatening four communities....
2019-08-14 16:17

4 British Men Arrested In Huge Australia, New Zealand Drug Bust Four British men were arrested in Australia and New Zealand in an international drugs sting that netted a record haul of potent MDMA, Australian police said Wednesday....
2019-08-14 16:17

Jail Guards Slept Without Checking On Jeffrey Epstein, Warden Sacked US Attorney General William Barr ordered the removal of the warden at the federal jail where financier Jeffrey Epstein was found dead in an apparent suicide while awaiting trial on sex trafficking......
2019-08-14 16:17

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

Trump's Immigration Chief: That Statue of Liberty Poem Was About Europeans OK?? Ken Cuccinelli, the acting director of Citizenship and Immigration Services, can’t stop reinterpreting the poem about immigrants engraved on the Statue of Liberty in order to justify the Trump administration’s new cruel “public charge” rule....
2019-08-14 16:51

"Everybody Is Absolutely Fucked": A CTE Sufferer's Daughter's Journey Through The NFL Concussion Settlement George Andrie, an original member of the Dallas Cowboys’ famed Doomsday Defense, had Stage 4 chronic traumatic encephalopathy at the time of his death last August at the age of 78, according to researchers at Boston University who posthumously examin...
2019-08-14 16:51

Stock market plunges as recession alarm blares An economic alarm bell has sounded in the US, sending warning signs of a possible recession ahead. Yields on 2-year and 10-year Treasury notes inverted early Wednesday, a market phenomenon that shows investors want more in return for short-term gover...
2019-08-14 16:51

Macy’s shares plunge as discounts eat into profits Macy’s cut its full-year earnings forecast after missing Wall Street estimates for quarterly profit for the first time in two years, as the department store operator discounted heavily to clear spring inventory, sending its shares down 13 percent. Th...
2019-08-14 16:51

Russian riot officer filmed punching woman at Moscow election protest A widely-condemned video that shows a Russian riot police officer punching a woman in the stomach on the day of a sanctioned protest for free elections will be investigated by authorities, state-run media in the country has reported....
2019-08-14 16:51

Tomi Lahren slams NFL's partnership with Jay-Z: 'Apparently the league doesn't hate America enough' The NFL and Jay-Z's entertainment and sports representation company Roc Nation are teaming up for events and activism. Tomi Lahren is not happy.        ...
2019-08-14 16:51

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

Where Your Emotional Support Animal Is Allowed to Sit on a Plane In May, a man was attacked by an emotional support animal while flying on Delta; according to a lawsuit filed by the passenger, the animal tried repeatedly to sit on its owner’s lap before the attack—though ESAs are required to remain on the floor pe...
2019-08-14 16:51

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

Greta Thunberg Sets Sail for U.N. Climate Talks The 16-year-old climate activist is crossing the Atlantic to attend a United Nations climate summit. She refuses to fly because aviation has such an enormous carbon footprint....
2019-08-14 17:17

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

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

Who Killed Bryce Walker? The 13 Reasons Why Season 3 Trailer Runs Down the Suspects The question everyone will be asking: Who killed Bryce Walker? The final trailer for 13 Reasons Why season three is here and everyone is a suspect in the death of Bryce Walker (Justin......
2019-08-14 17:51

Brandi Cyrus Breaks Silence on Sister Miley's Split From Liam Hemsworth: "I'm Here for Her, Obviously" There's no bond quite like sisterhood. Just ask Brandi and Miley Cyrus. Over the weekend, while the duo were vacationing in Italy, news broke that Miley had split from her longtime......
2019-08-14 17:51

Ciara's Girl Power Message to Her Daughter Will Inspire You to Chase Your Dreams Ciara is encouraging girls everywhere to level up--including her own daughter On Tuesday, the Grammy winner announced her and her husband Russell Wilson's latest acquisition: the......
2019-08-14 17:51

Emilia Clarke Proves She's Ditched Game of Thrones' Daenerys For Good In Last Christmas Trailer Emilia Clarke is saying "dracarys" to Daenerys Targaryen. In the oh-so-very charming trailer for the upcoming romcom Last Christmas, the actress proves she's certainly moved......
2019-08-14 17:51

Look Back on Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher's Sweet Love Story You never forget your first love. Even it was just on TV. Mila Kunis, who turns 36 today, and Ashton Kutcher, 41, are one of the rare examples of Hollywood co-star couples that never......
2019-08-14 17:51

Point Comfort: where slavery in America began 400 years ago In 1619, a ship with 20 captives landed at Virginia, ushering in the era of slavery in what would become the United StatesThe blue waters of the Chesapeake lap against the shore. Sunbathers lounge in deckchairs as black children and white children ru...
2019-08-14 17:51

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

Bayern Munich and the problem of letting Hoeness and Rummenigge go The Bundesliga starts on Friday and Bayern are favourites again but are also at the crossroads with a need to renew at the topIt was so fiery, so wild, so pugnacious that it felt like a last stand. As Bayern Munich’s president, Uli Hoeness, and chief...
2019-08-14 17:51

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

How to make gazpacho – recipe As summery as a salad and just as healthy, gazpacho is refreshing as a starter or, with a little improvisation, a complete meal in itselfAlong with those very first sun‑warmed strawberries, and the increased opportunities for ice-cream consumption, c...
2019-08-14 17:51

Hong Kong: airport protests descend into violence – video report Mass protests at Hong Kong's international airport descended into chaos as riot police used pepper spray and batons in an attempt to disperse the thousands of demonstrators who had grounded flights for a second consecutive day. Hong Kong riot police ...
2019-08-14 17:51

Despite high costs, less than half of hospitals deliver above average care Only 40 percent of the hospitals in the United States have above average safety, quality, mortality and imaging rates and effectiveness of care, according to a new report....
2019-08-14 18:17

Poker player Michael Borovetz busted for scamming travelers for years A professional poker player suspected of doling out bad beats to unsuspecting travelers for four years with dark tales of money woes has been arrested in Detroit, authorities said. Michael Borovetz, a fixture at poker tournaments in Las Vegas and Atl...
2019-08-14 18:17

Labor tensions flare at American Airlines over hundreds of canceled flights American Airlines wants the union representing its mechanics to cover the airlines' financial losses from hundreds of flight cancellations that American alleges was the result of an "illegal work slowdown."...
2019-08-14 18:51

Paco Navarro, 82, Seductive Voice of Disco on New York Radio, Dies He became one of the city’s highest-rated disc jockeys when he moved from Spanish-language radio to WKTU in 1978, when the station adopted a disco format....
2019-08-14 19:17

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

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

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

Bus driver suspended after 'refusing to drive bus with gay pride flag on because it promoted homosexuality' A bus driver who reportedly refused to drive a double-decker bus with gay pride colours on because it "promoted homosexuality" has been suspended from work....
2019-08-14 19:17

Report: Tsai to buy remainder of Nets franchise Joseph Tsai plans to buy the remainder of the Brooklyn Nets from Mikhail Prokhorov and become sole owner of the NBA franchise, the New York Post reported Wednesday....
2019-08-14 19:17

Who Was Zoroaster and How Did He Gain Religious Followers? Zoroaster was a prophet of ancient Persia, whose teachings laid the foundation for the religion known as Zoroastrianism, which largely dominated the land of Iran until the arrival of Islam after the fall of the Sassanian Empire. Whilst this figure is...
2019-08-14 19:17

CNN anchor Chris Cuomo's viral 'Fredo' rant draws mixed reactions from celebrities After a now-viral video of CNN anchor Chris Cuomo cursing and threatening a man who taunted him with a “Godfather” reference, celebrities are sounding off on the matter over social media....
2019-08-14 19:17

Johnson accuses MPs and EU of 'terrible collaboration' over Brexit Prime minister tells live event on Facebook that standoff makes no deal more likelyBoris Johnson has hit out at what he described as a “terrible collaboration” between MPs and the EU trying to block Brexit, as he refused to rule out shutting down par...
2019-08-14 19:17

Dow tumbles 700 points as US and UK yield curves invert, and German recession looms – business live Investors are alarmed to see longer-dated UK and US bonds trading at lower interest rates than shorter alternatives, a possible sign of recessionLatest: Dow Jones tumbles 700 points as selloff deepensNEWSFLASH: US yield curve inverts in ‘flashing lig...
2019-08-14 19:17

Couple Sues Law Firm Over Parental Leave, Wages and a Firing In a new challenge to its workplace culture, Jones Day is accused of unlawfully dismissing a lawyer who questioned a gender disparity in its policies....
2019-08-14 19:17

Hong Kong protesters offer apologies, China doubles down after airport clash China said on Wednesday Hong Kong's protest movement had reached "near terrorism", as more street clashes followed ugly scenes a day earlier at the airport where demonstrators set upon two men they suspected of being government sympathizers....
2019-08-14 19:17

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

Brewery boss urges PM Johnson to help save Britain's disappearing pubs The boss of one of Britain's leading brewery groups, Marston's, has urged Prime Minister Boris Johnson to help save pubs that are at the heart of many local communities by cutting beer duty....
2019-08-14 19:17

At least six killed after houses collapse in Chile's Valparaiso At least six people have died after two houses collapsed in the historic Chilean port city of Valparaiso late on Tuesday, the city's authorities have confirmed, and a regional official said the death toll could rise further....
2019-08-14 19:17

India floods kill more than 270, displace one million Floods and landslides have killed more than 270 people in India this month, displaced one million and inundated thousands of homes across six states, authorities said on Wednesday after two weeks of heavy monsoon rains....
2019-08-14 19:17

Scientists develop better, cheaper way to make pattern metals for solar cells Chemists at the University of Warwick have developed a better way to make patterned metals. The material innovation could make solar panels cheaper and more sustainable....
2019-08-14 19:51

Mux raises $20 million to simplify video streaming and analytics Video technology and analytics startup Mux has raised $20 million in a funding round led by Evolution Media, with participation from Accel and Y Combinator.Read More...
2019-08-14 19:51

Borderlands 3 hands-on preview — Hours of goofy shooting and crazy sidekick characters Dean Takahashi gives his impressions of playing Borderlands 3, after a preview event where he played the beginning as well as a scene on Eden-6.Read More...
2019-08-14 19:51

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

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

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

How To Upgrade The Electronics On A Vintage Formula One Car Think about old PC games you used to play back in 1997. You wouldn’t be able to boot that up now, and you especially wouldn’t be able to use your modern computer to operate the exact same game. It’s a pretty similar standard when it comes to F1 cars....
2019-08-14 19:51

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

I Broke My Brain Designing Randomly Generated Sims Buildings I build a lot in The Sims, but like a lot of Simmers, I end up building the same house over and over. No matter how hard I try, they look like the houses in the neighborhood I grew up in. They’re suburban houses with two stories, vaguely Georgian arc...
2019-08-14 19:51

Stacey Abrams is fighting voter suppression – but how widespread is it? As of 2018, 10 states – all with Republican-controlled legislatures – have strict voter ID laws in placeThe former lawmaker Stacey Abrams – who energized Democrats in Georgia with her near-miss run for Senate there – said this week that she would not...
2019-08-14 19:51

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

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

A one-year window for child sex abuse victims to get justice opened, and the lawsuits are here Child sex abuse lawsuits are expected to be filed against the Archdiocese of New York, Jehovah's Witnesses, Rockefeller University, the Boy Scouts, Jeffrey Epstein and others on Wednesday, the first day of a one-year window intended to give victims a...
2019-08-14 20:17

Jay-Z's Roc Nation and NFL join forces for music and social justice Jay-Z's Roc Nation and the NFL announced Tuesday that they have entered into a multiyear partnership "to enhance the NFL's live game experiences and to amplify the league's social justice efforts," according to NFL.com....
2019-08-14 20:17

W Series Driver Emma Kimiläinen's Incredibly Finnish Podium Celebration Is Too Damn Relatable The W Series just wrapped up its first full season this past weekend with Jamie Chadwick securing the championship at Brands Hatch. That in itself is pretty awesome, but lost in the thrill of the championship weekend was Finnish driver Emma Kimiläine...
2019-08-14 20:17

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

The Guardian view on treating Ebola: science is the start | Editorial Researchers have developed and trialled drugs that can cure this deadly disease. The problem now is to deliver themThis week has seen a heartening triumph of medical science: Ebola is now curable, doctors say. The announcement is also a timely one. T...
2019-08-14 20:17

More than 1 million people had their fingerprint data exposed by a huge security hole The easiest thing you can do to protect yourself after a data breach is to change the exposed password, preferably to something unique and more secure than the previous one. However, if hackers steal your actual fingerprint — mind you, not an e...
2019-08-14 20:51

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

Reality Check: Statue of Liberty poem was written to welcome Jewish refugees, experts say While experts say there are a number of interpretations of the poem inscribed on the foot of the Statue of Liberty, they agree that Ken Cuccinelli's is not one of them....
2019-08-14 20:51

Emilia Clarke is no Khaleesi in 'Last Christmas' Emilia Clarke rides a roller coaster of emotions as Kate in "Last Christmas." The romantic-comedy also stars Henry Golding, Emma Thompson and Michelle Yeoh.        ...
2019-08-14 20:51

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

Russia's nuclear-powered cruise missile, fact or fiction? An explosion at a Russian military facility caused a spike in radiation levels. Some believe the incident occurred during the test of a new nuclear-powered cruise missile. What do we know about this weapon? ...
2019-08-14 20:51

Opinion: German slowdown is a warning signal There's no denying anymore that Germany's economy is slowing. Yet, this isn't the time for stop-gap measures, says DW's Henrik Böhme. Instead, he argues, sober-minded decisions by both politics and businesses are needed....
2019-08-14 20:51

Hope to save critically endangered vaquita porpoise from extinction is dwindling The vaquita in the Gulf of California is the most endangered cetacean in the world. Most likely, no more than 10 animals are left. Its extinction is imminent — and some even say, it's for the best....
2019-08-14 20:51

Greta Thunberg sets sail for NY climate summit No toilet, no shower, no kitchen; Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg has begun her trans-Atlantic yacht trip from Plymouth. She will spend two noisy weeks on the waves instead of flying for eight hours....
2019-08-14 20:51

Watch: Turn Your Bruschetta Slices Into A Delightful Dessert With This Recipe! Our recipe today is a sweet twist to one of the most popular Italian entrees around- bruschetta. YouTube chef Manjula Jain teaches us how to make sweet bruschetta for dessert....
2019-08-14 21:17

5-Star Customer Charged 1700 For 2 Boiled Eggs: Twitter Reacts A Twitter user named Kartik Dhar, shared a picture of his bill at a hotel, which showed that the place had charged him INR 1,700 for two boiled eggs....
2019-08-14 21:17

Arkansas woman Jerri Kelly calls 911 on black teens raising funds for football team An Arkansas jail administrator’s wife allegedly held a group of black teens at gunpoint — when they were going door to door to raise money for their high school football team. Jerri Kelly, 46, came out of her Wynne residence with a firear...
2019-08-14 21:17

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

China's Growth Struggles Mount Amid Prolonged Trade Battle China reported a raft of weak economic data, adding to evidence that the world’s second-largest economy is slowing further as it remains locked in a trade war with the U.S....
2019-08-14 21:17

Prescribed exercise may help treat depression An exercise regimen prescribed by a health professional may activate cannabinoid molecules in the brain, which could have a positive effect on depression....
2019-08-14 21:51

Trump’s Latest Proposal Would Allow Religious Contractors to Discriminate Against Everyone Who Isn’t a White Cisgendered Christian In the continued push to become a theocracy in which all praises are due to the most high Vice President Mike Pence’s god, Trump’s administration proposed a new rule Wednesday that would allow businesses receiving federal funding through contracts to...
2019-08-14 21:51

Porsche's Cayenne E-Hybrid is the company's 'just right' SUV The Porsche Cayenne lineup is getting crowded. There are the gasoline engine-only versions and now two hybrids. The high-end electrified Cayenne Turbo S E-Hybrid is a sports car masquerading as an SUV. But if you're looking for the less dramatic...
2019-08-14 21:51

Amazon says its facial recognition tech can identify fear in people's faces Amazon says its contentious facial recognition technology can now detect fear in people's faces. That makes it the eighth emotion it can identify along with happiness, sadness, anger, surprise, disgust, calmness and confusion. In addition, Amazo...
2019-08-14 21:51

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

New York Giants' Saquon Barkley unconcerned about losing fans over Kaepernick support New York Giants running back Saquon Barkley said Tuesday he is not concerned about losing fans because he supports former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick....
2019-08-14 21:51

UN experts: Mali peace signatories failed to accelerate deal U.N. experts say signatories to a 2015 peace agreement in Mali have failed to accelerate its implementation as promised amid growing rivalries and popular resentment against the deal, and increasing attacks by militants in Mali and neighboring countr...
2019-08-14 22:17

New Puerto Rico governor finally overcoming challenges Puerto Rico’s new governor appears to be finally overcoming challenges to her authority following weeks of political turmoil on the U.S. territory, with key members of the majority New Progressive Party expressing support...
2019-08-14 22:17

Tanzania governor to create a database for married men to curb infidelity The governor of Tanzania's largest city has announced a plan to create and publish a national database of married men to protect women from "heart breaks."...
2019-08-14 22:17

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

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

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

‘Zombie homes’ lure black mold, drug addicts to Brooklyn neighborhood Sheepshead Bay is infested with zombies. But a lust for brains isn’t the problem — it’s mold, feral cats, drifters and property values. The properties located at 4, 5 and 14a Lake Ave. in Brooklyn — a low-lying area known as the courts — have sat vac...
2019-08-14 22:17

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

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

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

Rubrik expands into data governance, other new markets In just five years, the data management company has earned a $3.3B valuation; now it's rolling out new services and capabilities to help customers derive more value out of their data....
2019-08-14 22:51

The Democratic Party’s future is at stake in state legislative races This is the last election cycle before redistricting could lock them out of control of state legislatures and some congressional seats for another decade....
2019-08-14 22:51

'Miracle Mineral Solution' Is Not a Health Treatment—It's Bleach You wouldn’t think we’d need the FDA to tell us not to drink bleach, but here’s the world we live in: if you try to look up alternative treatments for cancer or autism, sooner or later you’ll likely hear about a “Miracle Mineral Solution.”...
2019-08-14 22:51

Denmark Considers More Control With Swedish Border After Copenhagen Blast Denmark is connected to Sweden via the Oresund bridge across a 10-mile strait and thousands of citizens from the two countries commute across the border daily by train and car....
2019-08-14 22:51

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

So How Much Is WeWork Spending on Kombucha Taps as It Hemorrhages Billions? WeWork, the coworking space startup, just filed paperwork detailing its financials with the Securities and Exchange Commission for an initial public offering and boy, oh boy, does it throw away a lot of money. Read more......
2019-08-14 22:51

| Restaurant is offering to pay someone R15k to eat bacon all day An opportunity to get paid around R14 500 just to eat bacon? Surely it's too good to be true? Nope! It seems the offer of American chain restaurant Farmer Boys, is on the up and up....
2019-08-14 23:17

2019 Tapas for Teachers event is underway Students hold “We Love Our Teachers” sign. Courtesy: Catalina Foothills School District Foundation TUCSON – Catalina Foothills School District Foundation is set to host the 2019 Tapas for Teachers. The event will be from 6 to 9 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 1...
2019-08-14 23:17

Court schedules arguments over Arpaio’s pardon appeal PHOENIX (AP) — A court has scheduled arguments on Oct. 23 in former Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s appeal of a ruling that refused to erase his criminal record after he was pardoned by President Donald Trump. Arpaio was convicted of misdemeanor contempt ...
2019-08-14 23:17

Alexi Lalas Should Think Less Wouldn’t you know it! Alexi Lalas, the guy who said, “Damn right, I’m gonna stand,” and implied that players kneeling during the national anthem to protest racial inequality would be the same as a player wearing a MAGA hat during the national anthem,...
2019-08-14 23:17

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

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

Mets Lose Jeff McNeil and Call Up Ruben Tejada McNeil, one of the club’s best hitters, sustained a hamstring strain and will be out until at least Aug. 24. Tejada, 29, has not played for the Mets since the 2015 postseason....
2019-08-14 23:51

U.S.-British trade pact won't pass Congress if Good Friday deal harmed: Pelosi There is no chance the U.S. Congress would approve a planned U.S.-British trade deal if Britain's exit from the European Union undermines the landmark 1998 Good Friday peace agreement for Northern Ireland, House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelos...
2019-08-14 23:51

Amazon launches program to donate unsold products, after reports millions being destroyed The new Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) Donations program is meant to encourage third-party sellers to donate unsold inventory, rather than having Amazon destroy it....
2019-08-15 00:17

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

WeWork warns it may have violated the Securities Act when its CEO gave interviews in May CEO Adam Neumann gave interviews to Business Insider and Axios in May, just months before WeWork's S-1 became public, which may violate the SEC's quiet period rules....
2019-08-15 00:17

New Rolls-Royce Ghost Zenith collector’s edition revealed News 14 Aug, 2019 The Rolls-Royce Ghost Zenith arrives as a special limited edition run-out model, and will be limited to just 50 examples...
2019-08-15 00:17

Planned Parenthood Could Lose Millions in Preventative Care Funding for Poor and Uninsured Patients on Monday A new Trump administration abortion rule may cause Planned Parenthood to be “forced out” of a federal program on Monday that helps to fund reproductive healthcare care like cancer screenings, STD testing and birth control for 1.5 million ...
2019-08-15 00:17

Unseeded Struff knocks out Tsitsipas in Cincinnati Fifth-seed Stefanos Tsitsipas's Cincinnati Masters challenge ended in the second round on Wednesday as he was beaten 6-4 6-7(5) 7-6(6) by unseeded German Jan-Lennard Struff....
2019-08-15 00:17

Dow Jones plunges 800 points as recession fears rattle markets Sharp declines come after Tuesday rally inspired by tariff delaysTrump urges Fed chief Powell to make further interest rate cutsSigns of a global economic slowdown roiled the markets on Wednesday as shares dived and investors fled to bonds with such ...
2019-08-15 00:17

Labour bloc plans 'radical' move to push through Brexit deal Call for ‘dramatic intervention’ to thwart no-deal Brexit by passing withdrawal agreementLabour MPs opposed to a second referendum are considering a “radical and dramatic intervention” to make clear to Jeremy Corbyn and Boris Johnson they are prepare...
2019-08-15 00:17

Moody's Analytics' Zandi: Housing market 'treading water', here's why The supply of newly built homes for sale dropped for the first time in six years. Mark Zandi, Moody's chief economist, and CNBC's Diana Olick join 'The Exchange' to discuss how housing is doing during the sell-off....
2019-08-15 00:51

British Man's Dentures Disappeared, Found Stuck In Throat 8 Days Later A 72-year-old man could not figure out what was wrong with his throat. It turned out that his dentures, which he thought were lost during an operation eight days earlier, had actually been lodged in......
2019-08-15 01:17

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

Spelunky 2 misses its 2019 release window Spelunky 2 was supposed to launch in 2019, but it's no longer going to make that release-date window. Developer Mossmouth announced the delay on Twitter.Read More...
2019-08-15 01:17

Eli Manning’s chemistry growing with two Giants receivers Highlights from the Giants practice on Wednesday: Something good Eli Manning had another solid day, going 5-for-6 in the 7-on-7 drills. He and receiver Bennie Fowler seem to be bolstering their chemistry each day, which was highlighted by several com...
2019-08-15 01:17

Baker Mayfield is devouring all the Browns hate When the pity stops, the hate starts. At least that is how Baker Mayfield is perceiving the reaction to the Browns this offseason, with the quarterback having a slew of offensive weapons at his disposal. The Browns were 0-16 two seasons ago and draft...
2019-08-15 01:17

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

Yankees add Ryan Dull as pitching transactions keep piling up Meet the Yankees’ newest exciting arm: Ryan Dull. The right-hander was acquired off waivers from the Giants, the team announced Wednesday. He was added to the 40-man roster, resulting in Brady Lail being designated for assignment to make room. ...
2019-08-15 01:17

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

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

Scientists say atmosphere carrying microplastics to the Arctic Microscopic particles of plastic are entering the atmosphere and being dumped by snow, new research found. The study raises questions about the amount of microplastics humans and wildlife are inhaling....
2019-08-15 01:17

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

Anchors away: Teen eco-activist Greta Thunberg sets sail for UN conference on zero-carbon boat Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg began her zero-carbon voyage to the United States today for the UN Climate Conference.        ...
2019-08-15 01:17

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

This Clarisonic cleansing brush is hardly ever on sale—except for right now The Clarisonic Mia Smart is an award-winning facial cleansing brush that is rarely on sale, but right now on Amazon, you can save on it.       ...
2019-08-15 01:51

Lord's turns red during second Ashes Test to celebrate the life of Ruth Strauss Even before Ruth Strauss died aged 46 in December, the seeds of the celebration of her life that takes place on Thursday, when Lord's will be painted red, had been sown....
2019-08-15 01:51

Couple’s Suit Over Parental Leave Is New Challenge to Big Law Firm Jones Day is accused of unlawfully dismissing a lawyer who questioned a gender disparity in its policies, and underpaying his wife when she worked there....
2019-08-15 01:51

At least 6 police officers shot in Philadelphia standoff Six police officers were shot during a wild gun battle in Philadelphia on Wednesday afternoon — sparking a massive, hours-long standoff that was still going on as of 7 p.m., according to officials. The cops were conducting a drug raid on a hous...
2019-08-15 01:51

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

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

Amazon to save merchandise from the trash, donating items instead in a new program Starting in September, Amazon will kick off a new program that will keep unsold and returned items out of the trash, donating them to charity instead.       ...
2019-08-15 02:17

American media promotes false balance on climate science, research shows According to a new study, the overwhelming consensus among climate researchers is obscured by media coverage in the United States, which lends too much weight to those who are skeptical of climate change....
2019-08-15 02:17

‘No Man’s Sky’ Beyond is out: Here are 10 of the biggest changes and updates Nearly three years to the day after the ambitious universe simulator No Man’s Sky launched, it is receiving what may be its most important update ever – one which will bring it close to delivering on all the promises that developer Hello ...
2019-08-15 02:17

Dominican Republic resort temporarily closes after woman claims she was beaten there The Dominican Republic resort where a Delaware woman says she was beaten unconscious is temporarily closing due to low occupancy.       ...
2019-08-15 02:17

Special-needs kids stranded at the airport for 13 hours; American Airlines apologizes Parents say American failed to notify them the cross-country flight carrying their special-needs children home from camp was delayed overnight.       ...
2019-08-15 02:17

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

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

Giants’ Golden Tate sounds off amid substance suspension Golden Tate took responsibility for taking a banned substance — but blamed a fertility doctor for prescribing it. A day after the NFL denied his appeal of his four-game suspension, the Giants receiver said the doctor misled him. Tate, who is trying t...
2019-08-15 02:51

Daniel Jones responds to Giants owner’s curious wish Rookie quarterback Daniel Jones seemed unfazed by Giants owner John Mara stating he hopes the sixth-overall pick doesn’t see any snaps this season, hoping instead that franchise quarterback Eli Manning will have the team under control. “I think my jo...
2019-08-15 02:51

Recession ahead? Dow, stocks tank on fears that bond market signals a downturn The Dow and stocks fell into a tailspin Wednesday as traders took signs from the bond market that a recession could be coming.       ...
2019-08-15 02:51

The White Lotus Secret Society and the Demise of Mongol Rule in China The White Lotus Society / Sect (written in Chinese as 白莲教, and Romanized as ‘Bai Lian Jiao’) was a millenarian movement that existed in imperial China. As a religious movement, the teachings of the White Lotus Society were based mainly on Buddhist tr...
2019-08-15 02:51

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

|7take-awaysfromthePICinquiry The commission was led by Justice Lex Mpati and assisted by former Reserve Bank Governor Gill Marcus and veteran stock broker Emmanuel Lediga. They will prepare a final report for the president, to be submitted by October 31....
2019-08-15 02:51

Australian court to rule next week on Cardinal Pell’s appeal The most senior Catholic to be found guilty of child sex abuse could walk free from prison next week when an Australian court announces its verdict on his appeal against convictions for molesting two choirboys in a cathedral more than two decades ago...
2019-08-15 03:17

UPDATE 1-Brazil's Natura Q2 profit more than doubles, beats estimates Brazilian cosmetics group Natura SA said on Wednesday its second-quarter net profit more than doubled from a year ago, slightly above market expectations, helped by solid sales growth in all segments as well as cost cuts....
2019-08-15 03:17

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

UPDATE 1-PDVSA partners fear reach of latest U.S. sanctions on Venezuela -sources Foreign joint venture partners with Venezuelan state-owned oil company PDVSA are concerned the latest set of U.S. sanctions on the South American country could disrupt their operations, three industry sources said....
2019-08-15 03:17

Warning Signs Point to a Global Slowdown Signs pointing to a deepening global economic slowdown—and the risk of recession—are flashing more brightly as China and Germany, the world’s second- and fourth-largest economies, post figures showing sluggishness and U.S. stocks tumble....
2019-08-15 03:17

Keller Williams Expands iBuying Reach in Deal With Offerpad Real-estate firm Keller Williams is joining with home-sales platform Offerpad, expanding its reach into the fast-growing market of algorithm-driven home sales....
2019-08-15 03:17

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

Sigourney Weaver, Mark Hamill lend voices to Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance A trio of Gelflings must save Thra in the new Netflix prequel series The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance. Netflix has released the first full trailer for its new fantasy series, The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance. It's a prequel to the 1982 cult c...
2019-08-15 03:17

Ohio State University applies to trademark 'The' Ohio State University wants to trademark the word "The" when used in association with the school's name on retail merchandise. according to media reports. ...
2019-08-15 03:51

Inter-State Council Reconstituted With PM Modi As Its Chairman The Inter-State Council, which is mandated to investigate and advise on disputes between states, has been reconstituted with Prime Minister Narendra Modi as its chairman and six Union ministers and......
2019-08-15 03:51

Rahul Gandhi Writes To RBI Governor, Seeks Relief For Kerala Farmers Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has written to RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das, urging that the moratorium on repayment of crop loans be extended to December 31 for farmers in Kerala in the wake of floods......
2019-08-15 03:51

PM Modi To Deliver Sixth Straight Independence Day Speech Tomorrow Prime Minister Narendra Modi will deliver on Thursday his sixth straight Independence Day speech and is expected to touch on a host of issues, ranging from his government's landmark decision on Jammu......
2019-08-15 03:51

Fox News Poll: Most back gun restrictions after shootings, Trump ratings down In the wake of two mass shootings, overwhelming and bipartisan majorities of voters favor background checks on gun buyers and taking guns from people who are a danger to themselves or others, according to the latest Fox News Poll. Two-thirds also sup...
2019-08-15 04:17

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

Trudeau Violated Ethics Law in SNC-Lavalin Case, Watchdog Finds Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada was found to have broken the law in how he and his staff handled the corruption case of a major engineering firm, SNC-Lavalin....
2019-08-15 04:51

Justin Trudeau Says He Takes Responsibility For Ethics Breach Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Wednesday acknowledged ethics breaches highlighted by an investigation that found he arm-twisted his attorney general to settle a criminal case...
2019-08-15 04:51

Greta Thunberg Sets Sail For New York On Zero-Emissions Yacht Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg sets sail on Wednesday for New York, heading for a UN summit on a zero-emissions yacht skippered by a member of Monaco's ruling family....
2019-08-15 04:51

Bauhaus' Peter Murphy cancels multiple residency shows after suffering heart attack Peter Murphy, former lead singer of pioneering goth-rock outfit Bauhaus, was reportedly rushed to a New York hospital last night, where he was found to have suffered a heart attack. Per Pitchfork, Murphy is still currently in the hospital, with his c...
2019-08-15 04:51

Henry Golding's audition tape to become a Malaysian travel host is delightfully Fieri-esque Henry Golding is a drop-dead gorgeous actor who starred in one of the biggest hits of 2018, Crazy Rich Asians. From the looks of him and his A-list, G.I. Joe-starring ass, you probably wouldn’t be able to guess that he was once a travel host in Malay...
2019-08-15 04:51

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

Music lovers on Twitter are debating what band’s 3rd album was their best As the saying goes, you have your whole life to make your first album, and then about a year to make your second one, thus accounting for the dreaded “sophomore slump.” The third album, then, is a crucial litmus test, one when many artists hit their ...
2019-08-15 04:51

Defiant Former Blackwater Contractor Again Sentenced to Life A federal judge sentenced Nicholas Slatten for murdering an Iraqi citizen, which prosecutors said prompted the shooting of dozens of Iraqis in Baghdad....
2019-08-15 04:51

Inside City Winery’s crushing relocation: ‘It’s unfortunate, but it’s life’ David Lecomte is the only professional winemaker currently crushing grapes commercially in Manhattan. And this summer was a particularly moving experience for the 47-year-old Frenchman. That’s because his place of business, City Winery on Varick Stre...
2019-08-15 05:17

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

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

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

Sorry, Android users: These iPhone snobs won’t date you Forget dreamy eyes the color of the ocean. For young daters, the color of text messages is all that matters. When people with iPhones text each other, their messages send in blue speech bubbles. But when they text non-iPhone owners, messages send in ...
2019-08-15 05:17

Where'd You Go, Bernadette review – Cate Blanchett is lost in drab drama The Oscar winner stumbles in Richard Linklater’s much-delayed adaptation of Maria Semple’s bestseller about a woman in need of an escapeWhere’d the buzz for Where’d You Go, Bernadette go? Why is a film based on screenwriter turned author Maria Semple...
2019-08-15 05:17

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

'Chrisley Knows Best' star Todd Chrisley pleads not guilty, says ex-employee framed him "Chrisely Knows Best" star Todd Chrisley says a former employee is to blame for "tax evasion and bank fraud" claims before a federal indictment.        ...
2019-08-15 05:51

World Cup champion USWNT's equal pay talks with U.S. Soccer Federation break down The U.S. women's national soccer team is "sorely disappointed" no agreement was reached in mediation talks with the U.S. Soccer Federation.       ...
2019-08-15 05:51

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

Jim Harbaugh fires back at Cincinnati's Luke Fickell over James Hudson transfer situation Michigan football coach Jim Harbaugh responded to comments made by Cincinnati coach Luke Fickell regarding the transfer of lineman James Hudson.       ...
2019-08-15 05:51

Jake Fromm aiming to lead Georgia to final step in national title quest after narrow misses Georgia has just missed out on winning a national title in the first two years with Jake Fromm at quarterback. He hopes to take the Bulldogs the last step.       ...
2019-08-15 05:51

New Zealanders warned about the consumption of 'sexy pavement lichen' A common species of urban lichen is being promoted as a natural alternative to Viagra, much to the concern of scientistsBotanists in New Zealand are warning the public not to consume lichen growing on footpaths and shady rocks throughout the country,...
2019-08-15 05:51

A$AP Rocky guilty in Sweden assault trial, but won't go to jail Rapper A$AP Rocky was found guilty of assault in a Sweden court Wednesday, but avoided a jail sentence because it was determined his crime was not of a "serious nature."...
2019-08-15 05:51

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

Bad economic news raises political risks for Trump President Donald Trump enjoyed a brief stock market bounce after deciding to delay his threatened tariffs on Chinese-made cell phones and toys, but Wednesday's very bad day for the US stock market underscored the grim economic reality facing the Pres...
2019-08-15 06:17

State agency targets Grubhub with proposal to cap fees In the latest attack on Grubhub’s businesses model, a New York state agency proposed a cap on how much third-party companies can earn helping restaurants with food orders. The New York State Liquor Authority says it wants to prevent third-party food ...
2019-08-15 06:17

WeWork files for IPO, shows $900 million loss in first half of year WeWork joined the ranks of Uber and other money-losing startups Wednesday when it revealed it’s bleeding cash ahead of an IPO. The parent company of WeWork, the $47 billion landlord for upscale co-working spaces, filed for its long-awaited initial pu...
2019-08-15 06:17

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

What a Deadly Nuclear Explosion In Russia Tells Us About the World’s New Arms Race News of the nuclear explosion at a military base in the far north of Russia trickled out slowly. First came the bulletins on state media of at least two people killed in a mysterious accident. Then came news of a spike in radiation in the area, and f...
2019-08-15 06:51

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

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

Boeing delays delivery of ultra-long-range version of 777X Boeing Co has pushed back the entry into service of an ultra-long-range version of its forthcoming 777X widebody, the U.S. planemaker said on Wednesday, the latest fallout from an ongoing crisis surrounding its 737 MAX jet....
2019-08-15 06:51

Bryce Harper puts on show in front of new Phillies hitting coach PHILADELPHIA — Hittin’ season has arrived for the Philadelphia Phillies. J.T. Realmuto hit a grand slam, Bryce Harper went deep twice and the Phillies beat the Chicago Cubs 11-1 in Charlie Manuel’s first game as hitting coach, ruining Col...
2019-08-15 06:51

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

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

13 U.S. states sue over Trump administration’s rule to limit legal immigration The rule, unveiled on Monday and to take effect Oct. 15, expands the definition of a public charge, allowing denials to visa applicants who fail to meet income requirements or who receive public assistance....
2019-08-15 07:17

Scaramucci predicts 'demagogue' Trump will not be Republican nominee in 2020 Former White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci offered a prediction Wednesday night that President Trump "will not" be the Republican nominee in 2020. ...
2019-08-15 07:51

Somerville, N.J.: A Walkable Suburban Alternative A decade ago, there may not have been much to see in this Somerset County borough. But a building boom and downtown revitalization have changed that....
2019-08-15 07:51

Living In ... Somerville, N.J. A decade ago, there may not have been much to see in this Somerset County borough. But a building boom and downtown revitalization have changed that....
2019-08-15 07:51

Capital One hacker suspected to have stolen data from 30 other companies The hacker involved in the Capital One data breach may have broken into more than 30 other companies, according to a fresh petition filed by federal prosecutors on August 13. The filing didn’t disclose the companies targeted by the cyber-thief, but s...
2019-08-15 08:17

Trump ties China trade deal to 'humane' Hong Kong resolution after troop buildup worry President Donald Trump on Wednesday tied a U.S. trade deal with China to humane resolution of the weeks of protests wracking Hong Kong, hours after the State Department said it was "deeply concerned" about reports of movement of Chinese paramilitary ...
2019-08-15 08:17

New McLaren GT Special Operations showcase heading to Pebble Beach Bespoke division's architecture-inspired styling modifications to latest McLaren include unique paint and interior trim McLaren has unveiled a series of personalisation options open to buyers of its new GT through its in-house Special Operations d...
2019-08-15 08:17

| WATCH | Playing god: Japan temple puts faith in robot priest A 400-year-old temple in Japan is attempting to hot-wire interest in Buddhism with a robotic priest it believes will change the face of the religion - despite critics comparing the android to "Frankenstein's monster"....
2019-08-15 08:17

Tiger Woods breaks par, but he's six shots back at BMW Championship Tiger Woods put his signature to pedestrian 1-under-par 71 on day when nearly half the field at BMW Championship was speeding along in the 60s.        ...
2019-08-16 12:34

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

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

2019 Independence Day: Top Indian Two-Wheeler Brands As India marks its 72nd year of independence, we take a look at the top Indian two-wheeler brands which have made significant strides, not only in India, but across the world....
2019-08-16 12:34

Children’s lives in Mediterranean Sea must take priority over politics, says UNICEF The fate of 130 children on board two rescue ships in the Mediterranean Sea should not be put at risk by political point-scoring, the UN said on Thursday, amid ongoing uncertainty about whether the vessels will be allowed to dock in Italy....
2019-08-16 12:34

Bernie Sanders supporter files labor complaint against Elizabeth Warren’s campaign A Colorado-based Bernie Sanders supporter has filed a labor complaint against Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s presidential campaign, taking aim at its use of a confidentiality agreement which, he argues, prevents staffers from speaking out on workplace condi...
2019-08-16 12:34

Trump has expressed serious interest in buying Greenland: report The Wall Street Journal reports Trump has asked his advisers whether the U.S. can acquire Greenland, an autonomous Danish territory, during "meetings, dinners, and passing conversations."...
2019-08-16 12:34

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

Boxing News at Five: Ruiz says Joshua rematch will be brought back to the United States, Khan urges Brook to retire Andy Ruiz Jnr doesn't plan on going to Saudi Arabia anytime soon, and Amir Khan believes Kell Brook is finished as a world-class fighter The post Boxing News at Five: Ruiz says Joshua rematch will be brought back to the United States, Khan urges Broo...
2019-08-16 13:00

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

Comment: The accusations go back years – so why has the opera world rallied round Plácido Domingo? Opera houses might have turned a blind eye to sexually predatory behaviour in the past, but no-one should be above the lawNearly 30 years ago, a famous soprano told me privately that Plácido Domingo was “a bit of a groper”. She herself had been the o...
2019-08-16 13:00

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

Superhot is funding third-party indie games like The Frog Detective (updated) Superhot, the Polish game studio that made the hit virtual reality game Superhot VR, has announced it will fund third-party independent games.Read More...
2019-08-16 13:00

FDA proposes new graphic warnings to display on cigarette packs Congress instructed the FDA to require graphic warnings on cigarettes as part of the 2009 Tobacco Control Act. The tobacco industry successfully fought the initial labels, forcing the FDA to try again....
2019-08-16 13:00

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

U.K. Lawmaker Rejects Jeremy Corbyn’s Call to Lead Caretaker Government Mr. Corbyn made the proposal with the aim of stopping a no-deal Brexit, but the leader of the Liberal Democrat Party said he could not be Britain’s leader because he would not command a majority in the House of Commons....
2019-08-16 13:00

President Trump praises reusable rockets, omits Moon in space remarks Enlarge / President Donald Trump speaks to supporters at a rally in Manchester on August 15, 2019 in Manchester, New Hampshire. On Thursday evening, President Donald Trump spoke at a MAGA rally in New Hampshire. The president touched on his usual ...
2019-08-16 13:00

Jupiter may have had a head-on collision with a massive protoplanet Enlarge (credit: K. Suda & Y. Akimoto/Mabuchi Design Office) Planet-forming disks start out as a mix of dust and gas, but the gas doesn't stick around for long. As the star at their center ignites, the radiation it emits starts driving off the gas,...
2019-08-16 13:00

Epic's latest store update brings cloud saves to more games Epic has rolled out cloud save support for a slew of new titles in its store. The latest update has the feature included for 17 different games, including World War Z and Sherlock Holmes: The Devil's Daughter. The game developer began expanding ...
2019-08-16 13:00

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

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

FCC proposes '988' for quick access to national suicide prevention line The FCC wants accessing a national suicide prevention line to be as simple as dialing 988. In a report sent to Congress today, staff members recommend that the FCC designate 988 as the 3-digit dialing code for a nationwide suicide prevention and ment...
2019-08-16 13:00

On Politics: Israel’s Decision on Omar and Tlaib Inflames Politics in 2 Countries In an extraordinary step, President Trump had urged Israel to bar Representatives Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar from entering the country and visiting the West Bank....
2019-08-16 13:00

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

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

Instagram's Changes Could Leave Influencers Heartbroken Instagram influencers are akin to huge businesses, but Facebook’s moves to decrease social pressure and improve users’ happiness threaten to upend social-media celebrities’ business models and could boomerang to hurt Facebook itself....
2019-08-16 13:34

Earnings Outlook for S&P 500 Companies Looks Bleak Wall Street analysts have cut third-quarter profit estimates, painting a gloomy picture for investors already grappling with a trade war, economic weakness and ominous signs from the bond market....
2019-08-16 13:34

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

Deputy shoots, wounds armed man at Florida grocery store PENSACOLA, Fla. — Authorities say a Florida deputy shot and wounded a man who was firing a handgun in a grocery store. The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office posted on Facebook that the shooting occurred Thursday afternoon at a Grocery Advantage ...
2019-08-16 13:34

NJ family attacked by wolf while camping in Canada: ‘Like something out of a horror movie’ A family of four from New Jersey — on a nice, relaxing camping trip in Canada — was attacked and nearly killed by a wolf while they were sleeping in their tents. “It was like something out of a horror movie,” said Elisa Rispoli, of Morris...
2019-08-16 13:34

Philly gunman made highly unusual conference call during standoff Philadelphia gunman Maurice Hill spoke to the city’s police commissioner and district attorney by phone on Wednesday night while he was barricaded inside his house after shooting six cops with an AK-15 military-style rifle, a report said. “He was con...
2019-08-16 13:34

Signing the ‘Game of Thrones’ creators is a very risky bet for Netflix, and here’s why Any Emmys that David Benioff and Dan Weiss collect next month during the 71st annual Primetime Emmy Awards ceremony for their work shepherding HBO’s Game of Thrones into the international blockbuster series it ultimately became will effectively...
2019-08-16 13:34

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

Spotify might be raising prices soon, but don’t panic just yet In the face of increased competition from rivals like Apple Music and others, Spotify is quietly testing the waters to see whether it can push through a price increase in some of its markets around the world. That’s according to a new report fr...
2019-08-16 13:34

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

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

My life in sex: the widow disappointed by online dating With little exception, I’ve found a balding, arthritic, corpulent army – ageing versions of the boys I knew as a teenagerWhen I was a teenager in the 1950s, sex wasn’t talked about freely, except when we girls were warned sternly of the dangers of pr...
2019-08-16 13:34

The Tesla Semi-Truck Is Getting Put To Work Thes photos of a prototype Tesla semi-truck, posted on Facebook by a California Highway Patrol office, making the rounds today have got me more fired up than any of the Tesla parties or press releases I’ve seen. The truck’s finally definitely doing w...
2019-08-16 13:34

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

Driving In Manhattan Is Getting Actively Worse Anyone who drives in Manhattan knows that it’s trash, but even I was surprised by new data published by the NYC Department of Transportation that average speeds were down to all of 7 mph....
2019-08-16 13:34

Philadelphia shootout: No evidence that suspect live-streamed gun battle with cops, police say The Philadelphia Police Department has not yet found any evidence that the suspected gunman who wounded six police officers during an hourslong standoff was live-streaming the gun battle. ...
2019-08-16 14:00

Navy requests proposals for Large Unmanned Surface Vehicle The U.S. Navy continues to build up its unmanned vehicle programs, issuing a request for proposals for the corvette-sized Large Unmanned Surface Vehicle on Wednesday....
2019-08-16 14:00

Amazon Uses a Twitter Army of Employees to Fight Criticism of Warehouses They love working there. It’s great. They love it. It’s great. They love it. It’s great. They love it. It’s great. They love it. It’s great. They love it....
2019-08-16 14:00

Spoon, with greatest hits album in tow: ‘It’s the real deal’ Anyone who’s ever made a mix for a friend knows how hard it is to distill your favorite band’s output down to a bite-sized 10 songs or so. Spoon faced the same predicament when it came time to compile “Everything Hits at Once,”...
2019-08-16 14:00

Here’s hoping Vanessa Redgrave isn’t done with Broadway Let’s hear it for the great Lois Smith, who rode to the rescue this week when “The Inheritance,” coming in from London, was missing a key cast member: Vanessa Redgrave. She won raves for her performance as a mother trying to make sense of her s...
2019-08-16 14:00

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

Colts have a deadline for determining Andrew Luck's Week 1 availability The Colts are hopeful that Andrew Luck will be able to play in the season opener, but they don't want to wait until that Sunday to make the call.       ...
2019-08-16 14:34

PGA event in West Virginia giving free admission, fan prizes The PGA Tour's West Virginia stop in September is offering free admission and prize giveaways to fans throughout the tournament       ...
2019-08-16 14:34

Trout's 40th homer, 4 hits propel Angels past White Sox 8-7 Mike Trout hit his 40th homer while going 4 for 4 and scoring four runs in the Los Angeles Angels' 8-7 victory over the Chicago White Sox       ...
2019-08-16 14:34

"Cease Anger With Love": Hong Kong Tycoon's Message On Protests Hong Kong's richest man, Li Ka-shing, urged people to "love China, love Hong Kong and love yourself" on Friday in a bid to calm the city's escalating crisis as pop concerts and public events were......
2019-08-16 14:34

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

The cult-favorite Gravity Blanket is on sale for 25% off as a back-to-school deal Amazon Gravity Blanket is one of the top names in weighted blankets, offering a wide array of options that help people cope with stress and anxiety so they can get a good night's sleep. From August 10 through September 2, Gravity Blanket is running ...
2019-08-16 14:34

Hong Kong protesters are calling for massive ATM withdrawals in an economic warning to China Thomas Peter / Reuters Hong Kong protesters are trying something new on August 16 — withdrawing their money from banks or converting it to US dollars. Protesters are hoping to protect their assets in case of further Chinese intervention and s...
2019-08-16 14:34

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

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

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

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

The New Soundboks is a massive, pro-level, battery-powered Bluetooth speaker The New Soundboks is impressive. It has everything: a sturdy housing, Bluetooth, large battery, XLR-inputs and several methods to connect multiple Soundboks. Indoor or out, the New Soundboks sounds great. The Soundboks isn’t shy. It’s an extrovert. T...
2019-08-16 14:34

Woodstock festival ‘pilgrims’ return to concert site 50 years later Bethel Woods Center for the Arts is hosting a series of events Thursday through Sunday at the bucolic 1969 concert site, 130 kilometres northwest of New York City....
2019-08-16 14:34

Deputy wounds 'active shooter' inside Pensacola grocery store Officials said the suspect was firing a handgun at people but did not hit anyone. When deputies approached the man, he confronted them with the gun.        ...
2019-08-16 14:34

A Washington trooper saw a car on the side of the road. He found the driver playing Pokemon GO ... on 8 phones A Washington state trooper spotted a car pulled over on the side of a highway. The driver was playing Pokemon GO on eight phones.        ...
2019-08-16 14:34

Coast Guard finds 43 bales of pot worth $1M floating off California The U.S. Coast Guard found 1,300 pounds of plastic-wrapped marijuana floating in the ocean near Santa Catalina Island off the California coast.        ...
2019-08-16 14:34

Teens charged after homeowner shoots 14-year-old An Illinois homeowner shot a 14-year-old during a burglary attempt, but the five teens with the 14-year-old are being charged with his murder.        ...
2019-08-16 14:34

Kentucky told schools to display the motto 'In God We Trust.' One district framed $1 bills A new state law requires Kentucky public schools to display the motto "In God We Trust." One district has responded with framed copies of a $1 bill.        ...
2019-08-16 14:34

Sordo will "rent a car" for Spain WRC if Hyundai doesn't select him Hyundai World Rally Championship driver Dani Sordo has suggested he will rent a car for Rally Spain if he is not picked by the works team for his home event...
2019-08-16 15:00

Kaspersky AV injected unique ID that allowed sites to track users, even in incognito mode (credit: Aurich Lawson / Thinkstock) Antivirus software is something that can help people be safer and more private on the Internet. But its protections can cut both ways. A case in point: for almost four years, AV products from Kaspersky Lab injec...
2019-08-16 15:00

A look at the Windows 10 exploit Google Zero disclosed this week As you can see, we're an unprivileged local user who's not allowed to monkey with things under C:WindowsSystem32. [credit: Jim Salter ] On T...
2019-08-16 15:00

Martin Fuchs on the secrets of his success After watching both his father and uncle represent their country at the Olympic Games, iperhaps t's no wonder that world-class equestrian rider Martin Fuchs started riding so early....
2019-08-16 15:00

Cathay Pacific’s C.E.O. Resigns Amid Criticism From China The departure of the executive, Rupert Hogg, illustrates Beijing’s power over global companies whose bottom lines depend upon access to the mainland....
2019-08-16 15:00

After ban, Israel permits U.S. Rep Tlaib to make humanitarian visit to family in West Bank Israel decided on Friday to allow U.S. congresswoman Rashida Tlaib - a critic of Israeli policy toward the Palestinians - to visit family in the occupied West Bank on humanitarian grounds after barring her from making an official visit to Israel....
2019-08-16 15:00

German finance minister Scholz to run for SPD leadership German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz will run for the leadership of the Social Democrats, a spokeswoman said on Friday, joining a race to revive the party's popularity sinking since it entered a coalition with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives....
2019-08-16 15:00

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

Scholz wants to remain finance minister despite SPD leadership candidacy: RND German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz does not plan to quit his post despite intending to run for the leadership of his Social Democrats, a German newspaper group reported on Friday....
2019-08-16 15:00

Trump, banking on strong economy to win reelection, frets over a possible downturn Administration officials are not actively planning for a recession because they do not believe one will occur, and they worry that making such plans would validate a negative narrative about the economy and precipitate a crash, according to people in...
2019-08-16 15:00

'Hollywood Ripper' found guilty of murdering two women, including Ashton Kutcher's date A jury found a man nicknamed the "Hollywood Ripper" guilty on Thursday of knifing to death two women, including actor Ashton Kutcher's date, and attempting to murder a third victim during a seven-year span....
2019-08-16 15:00

'Jimmy Kimmel Live' hit with $395,000 fine over emergency tones in skit Simulated wireless alert tones used in a "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" skit making fun of a presidential alert test have cost Walt Disney Co's ABC $395,000 in civil fines with the U.S. Federal Communications Commission....
2019-08-16 15:00

Amid fresh meltdown, Argentine film gives last laugh to victims of 2001 crisis With Argentina once again reeling from a financial crisis, a film released on Thursday shows residents from a village outside Buenos Aires pursuing the dream of many of those left penniless by the country's 2001 debt default: getting their money back...
2019-08-16 15:00

Trump's praise of Lewandowski for U.S. Senate sparks scrutiny of his lobbying President Donald Trump waded into an internal Republican fight in New Hampshire ahead of his trip there on Thursday, advocating that his former presidential campaign manager Corey Lewandowski seek the party's nomination for a U.S. Senate seat to chal...
2019-08-16 15:00

Trump rule targeting poor immigrants could harm children, health: advocates A Trump administration plan to cut legal immigration by poor people will likely result in sicker children, more communicable diseases and greater homelessness in the United States, according to immigrant advocates and the federal government's own ana...
2019-08-16 15:00

Alibaba billionaire to buy Barclays Center for $700M: sources Alibaba co-founder Joe Tsai is expecting to sign a deal valued at more than $700 million to buy Brooklyn’s Barclays Center at the same time he acquires the 51 percent of the Brooklyn Nets that he does not already own, sources said. The simultaneous d...
2019-08-16 15:34

Stock market seesaws as recession fears mix with upbeat data Stocks rose in choppy trading on Thursday but then fell back again as investors tried to balance strong July retail sales data and Walmart’s upbeat results with continuing concerns about the economy slipping into recession. Before 10 a.m., the Dow Jo...
2019-08-16 15:34

De Blasio holds press conference during Cuomo event he wasn’t invited to Gov. Andrew Cuomo came to Manhattan Thursday to announce a major domestic terrorism initiative, and while he invited City Council Speaker Corey Johnson and Brooklyn Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, there was a New York official who notably wasn’t there &#...
2019-08-16 15:34

Choir director, National Guard band leader accused of sex abuse at LI home A respected Long Island high school choir director has been arrested for sexually abusing a 16-year-old student at his home two years ago, police said Wednesday. Mark Kimes, 53 — who serves as leader of a National Guard band and won a Bronze St...
2019-08-16 15:34

Top coasters that make the rush worth the fright Is it the speed, the angle, the height or the view? These roller coaster drops around the world have a high fear factor but are definitely worth the fright....
2019-08-16 15:34

Russian plane crash-lands outside Moscow after striking flock of gulls A Russian passenger jet flew into a flock of birds then crash-landed in a cornfield just outside a Moscow airport Thursday, according to Russia's Federal Air Transport Agency....
2019-08-16 15:34

Sean Hannity: Sources say 'most explosive' part of DOJ review about 'outsourcing of illegal intelligence-gathering' Fox News host Sean Hannity said his sources are telling him the most "explosive" finding in the Justice Department review on the origins of the Russia investigation has to do with illegal intelligence-gathering on American citizens....
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Neymar would be a bomb inside the Barcelona dressing room, says Stoichov "Former Barcelona star Hristo Stoichov has slammed the club\u0027s plans to sign Neymar from Paris Saint-Germain, saying the Brazilian would be a destructive influence."...
2019-08-16 15:34

Sanchez keen on staying at Man United, says Solskjaer "Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer on Friday dismissed media reports that claimed Alexis Sanchez was keen on leaving the Premier League club before the European transfer window shuts next month."...
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