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

This Is Terrifying

Driving flat-out up Pikes Peak is already incredibly challenging. It’s over 12 miles of uphill driving with 156 turns, many of which are bounded by sheer rock and vast ar...

This Is Terrifying

Source: jalopnik.com

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Russia will respond to new U.S. deployment in Poland: lawmakers Russian lawmakers said on Thursday that a new U.S. military deployment to Poland announced by President Donald Trump would force Moscow to take retaliatory steps, with one saying it would make Poland a target in the event of a conflict....
2019-06-13 13:51

Australia signals Indo-Pacific focus for Five Eyes Defence Minister Linda Reynolds says Australian-US cooperation will be about coordinating the nation's respective Indo-Pacific strategies, with an emphasis on developing "complementarities" and building self-reliance....
2019-06-13 13:51

Was your flight delay due to an IT outage? What a new report on airline IT tells us From 2015 through 2017, most airline IT outages were serious enough to disrupt flights, according to a government agency, but the full impact of the industry's IT problems is hard to calculate....
2019-06-13 13:51

When Crash Invaded The Fortnite E3 Booth Here’s something silly. The people promoting the Crash Bandicoot racing remake, Crash Team Racing, were walking through E3's South Hall with a Crash mascot, having some fun as they went along. I caught sight of them in the Fortnite booth, where ...
2019-06-13 14:34

Konami's Soccer Series Has Had A Very Dumb Name Change Konami’s Pro Evolution Soccer (or just PES) is one of the longest-running and most successful sports games on the planet, so sure, change its name to eFootball PES, what harm could it do....
2019-06-13 14:34

Nike Is Making Stranger Things Sneakers Because pop culture tie-ins are an adult sneaker thing now, Nike is releasing a line of shoes based on Netflix’s Stranger Things. Thankfully, they are a lot more tasteful than the announcement itself might have you believe....
2019-06-13 14:34

Gears Tactics, One Of E3 2019's No-Shows, Is Still In Development At E3 2018, longtime Gears of War producer Rod Fergusson showed off a new PC game called Gears Tactics and announced Gears 5 and Gears Pop as well. This year, Microsoft’s Xbox briefing only mentioned those last two....
2019-06-13 14:34

Maryland gun shop robbery leaves 1 dead; 4 at large Maryland Police responding to a burglary at a Rockville gun shop say one person is dead and four others are at large and "armed and dangerous" after a clash with authorities....
2019-06-13 14:34

Let's stop the argument that financial education doesn't work Research continues to validate financial education, leading to better decision-making, heightened confidence and increased self-efficacy. If you impugn our field, you have no understanding of what it takes to create impactful learning....
2019-06-13 14:51

HTC might be about to revive the 'Wildfire' name The HTC U11Earlier this week HTC introduced two new smartphones after many months of silence. This kind of announcement probably won’t become a regular thing anytime soon, but rumor has it the brand is working on a 5G flagship for later this year. An...
2019-06-13 14:51

Android phones can now be used to authorize Google sign-ins on iPads and iPhones Two-step verification, also known as two-factor authentication, is without a doubt the best and simplest way to enhance the security of your sign-ins to various online accounts, services, and apps. Of course, the feature is made that much more conven...
2019-06-13 14:51

A Digital Cat-and-Mouse Battle Between Police and Protesters in Hong Kong An attack against the messaging app Telegram and the arrest of a user show how the Hong Kong clash is unfolding digitally, with growing sophistication on both sides....
2019-06-13 14:51

|StateCaptureinquiryhears'NumberOne'wantedlittle-knownfirmforSAAloan Former SAA Group Treasurer Cynthia Stimpel has told the commission of inquiry into state capture that "Number One" wanted a company called First South to be considered for a R15bn consolidation loan sought by the state-owned airline in 2015....
2019-06-13 15:00

|WATCH:Tetrispuzzlevideogamegoingstrongat35 The electric puzzle video game "Tetris" turns 35 this year. It was created by Russian game designer Alexey Pajitnov while he was working as a Soviet computer programmer. Pajitnov says that for fans of the game it's a "good addiction."...
2019-06-13 15:00

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

China chip industry insiders voice caution on catch-up efforts Since the U.S. government put Huawei Technologies Co Ltd on a trade blacklist, effectively banning American firms from doing business with it, China's leaders have spoken boldly about achieving self-sufficiency in the critical semiconductor business....
2019-06-13 15:00

It’s time for Chelsea to blow it up, trust the process and start again "With a manager on the way out, no star, and no chance of signing new players, it’s time for Chelsea to hit the reset button - writes Pete Sharland."...
2019-06-13 15:17

Kevin Durant’s close friend: ‘He’s going to come back 10 times better’ OAKLAND, Calif. — Warriors backup point guard Quinn Cook has known Kevin Durant since he was an unknown, skinny teenager in Seat Pleasant, Md., and he’s not going to doubt his friend now. Amid widespread speculation Durant will never be the same play...
2019-06-13 15:17

Dacia Duster 2019 long-term review More than great value, is the new model simply a great SUV? We aim to find out Why we’re running it: To find out if Dacia's new Duster offer a few little luxuries to overtake more expensive rivals, while still being a practical workhorse Month 4 - ...
2019-06-13 15:17

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

Improving the feedback loop is critical for IT success One of IT’s biggest challenges across the enterprise today is getting feedback from employees that is useful and demonstrates how technology deployments are actually going. Most IT departments send out generic “how are we doing?&#x...
2019-06-13 15:17

Bird snaps up Scoot, letting its electric scooters return to the streets of San Francisco Bird, a giant in the burgeoning electric scooter market, has bought smaller company Scoot, enabling its two-wheelers to return to the streets of San Francisco.The likes of Bird and Lime didn't endear themselves to the authorities when they flood...
2019-06-13 15:17

Best headphones under Rs 2,000 in India for June 2019 The best headphones under Rs 2,000 don't come with any of the bells and whistles that one can see on flagship headphones. However, there are only but a few budget-friendly earphones out there in the market that really provide that pristine audio...
2019-06-13 15:17

South Korea reaches one million 5G users South Korea already has one million 5G subscribers, reaching the milestone in just 69 days – outpacing the adoption of 4G.The desire within South Korea, one of the world’s most advanced mobile nations, to be a leader in 5G was so great ...
2019-06-13 15:17

In HBO’s Bleak Gen Z Drama, Euphoria Is the Opposite of Happiness Gen Z is sad–or so their elders have heard. And it isn’t just teen angst. Too young to remember 9/11, they had relatively peaceful childhoods that have given way to existential struggles on both political and environmental fronts. Adults ...
2019-06-13 15:17

David Letterman has a question for President Trump David Letterman can't believe he had Donald Trump on as a guest more than 30 times on his former late-night talk shows, "Late Night With David Letterman" and CBS' "The Late Show With David Letterman."...
2019-06-13 15:34

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

Man fatally shot, 25 officers hurt in Memphis: Angry crowds protest in Frayser neighborhood Several gunshots could be heard, and protesters yelled and threw rocks as patrol cars passed through the standoff. Brandon Webber was killed.        ...
2019-06-13 15:34

ShowBiz Minute: Miles, Sorvino, Spears Oscar-nominated actress and Manhattan socialite Sylvia Miles dies in New York; Mira Sorvino reveals she's a date-rape survivor; more. (June 13)        ...
2019-06-13 15:34

AP Top Stories June 13 Here's the latest for Thursday June 13th: Trump: "open to listening" to dirt on opponents from foreign powers; 6 arrested in David Ortiz shooting; more        ...
2019-06-13 15:34

A beloved trans woman was brutally murdered by her boyfriend. Her story reveals a nationwide problem The story behind New York murder victim Josie Berrios is one of domestic violence and life in the transgender community.        ...
2019-06-13 15:34

Complaint: Fired Texans GM Brian Gaine 'targeted' African American employees in series of firings Former Texans security coordinator alleges recently fired GM Brian Gaine 'singled out' and fired several African American employees.       ...
2019-06-13 15:51

UCLA coach Mick Cronin on skeptics: 'I don’t give a (expletive) about that (expletive)' After a long tenure at Cincinnati, new UCLA Bruins coach Mick Cronin addresses expectations and how he deals with critics.       ...
2019-06-13 15:51

LEADING OFF: Lester vs Kershaw, MLB goes to Omaha LEADING OFF: Lester faces Kershaw as Cubs visit Dodgers, Musgrove vs Braves again 3 days after benches cleared, MLB goes to Omaha for 1st time       ...
2019-06-13 15:51

Mission to Mars: The complete guide to getting to the Red Planet Humanity's first Mars mission will need a big rocket, lots of free time, reliable team mates and lots of NASA cash. Here's our 5-step plan to get people to the planet and back...
2019-06-13 15:51

Sajid Javid signs US extradition order for Julian Assange British home secretary says final decision on WikiLeaks founder is ‘now with the courts’The home secretary, Sajid Javid, has revealed he has signed a request for Julian Assange to be extradited to the US where he faces charges of computer hacking. Sp...
2019-06-13 15:51

Trump hopes lightning strikes twice as 2020 campaign set to launch When Trump kicks off his re-election bid in Florida next week, the insurgent is now the incumbent – and it appears the presidency hasn’t changed his strategyWhen Donald Trump launches his presidential re-election campaign next week, he will do it at ...
2019-06-13 15:51

'My life completely changed': debut wins world's richest prize for a novel Nominated by just one library in Belgium, Emily Ruskovich’s Idaho lands the €100,000 International Dublin literary awardEmily Ruskovich was sitting in her back garden in Boise, Idaho, playing in the grass with her one-year-old daughter, when she got ...
2019-06-13 15:51

Why are we still pretending 'trickle-down' economics work? | Morris Pearl Art Laffer, ‘godfather’ of supply-side economic theory, is going to be awarded a presidential medal. He doesn’t deserve itNext Wednesday, Donald Trump will award the Presidential Medal of Freedom to the arch-conservative economist Art Laffer.Sadly, L...
2019-06-13 15:51

Bill Callahan: 'I can't die – life is too good, it can't end' With help from his wife and Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry, the artist formerly known as Smog has opened up. He’s even talking to his neighbours, he saysOriginally, I was going to interview Bill Callahan at home in Austin, Texas. Then he was going to fly to Lon...
2019-06-13 15:51

Uganda jails hundreds of men for sex offences against women and girls Campaigners applaud move to curb gender-based violence after courts hold special sessions to clear backlog of casesHundreds of men in Uganda have been jailed for sexual offences against girls and women during a month of special court sessions to clea...
2019-06-13 15:51

At least 31 children in India killed by toxin in lychees Dozens of children have died from acute encephalitis in the past 10 days, say health officialsAt least 31 children have died in northern India in the past 10 days from a brain disease believed to be linked to a toxic substance found in lychee fruit, ...
2019-06-13 15:51

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

Private armies and secret deals: Russia's drive into Africa – podcast A cache of leaked documents appear to show how a close Putin ally is leading a push to turn Africa into a strategic hub with echoes of Soviet-era zones of influence. Luke Harding reports on the Kremlin’s drive to leave its mark on the continent. Plus...
2019-06-13 15:51

Beijing walks a thin line as Hong Kong erupts at worst possible time This week's violent protests in Hong Kong against a controversial extradition bill couldn't come at a worse time for China's stability-obsessed Communist Party and its leader, President Xi Jinping....
2019-06-13 15:51

Bentley's new Flying Spur sedan can go 207 miles per hour The new Bentley Flying Spur four-door sedan has roomy leather seats, a panoramic sunroof, rich wood veneers and it can hit a top speed of over 200 miles an hour....
2019-06-13 15:51

St Louis Blues beat Boston Bruins to clinch maiden NHL's Stanley Cup title The St. Louis Blues won the National Hockey League's Stanley Cup for the first time with a 4-1 win over the Boston Bruins in the decisive seventh game of the championship series on Wednesday....
2019-06-13 16:00

Tesco CEO not ready to check out in tough UK retail climate The boss of Tesco said he had unfinished business at Britain's biggest retailer after its quarterly sales growth slowed in a subdued grocery market under a cloud from poor early summer weather....
2019-06-13 16:00

Exclusive: Petrobras ignored warnings about fuel broker implicated in graft probe Brazil's Petrobras found suspicious activity in its oil trading business - and failed to stop it - six years before an alleged bribery scandal erupted in that unit in 2018, according to three people with knowledge of the situation and documents seen ...
2019-06-13 16:00

Danone CFO says China's baby formula plan 'not a surprise' China's plan to increase local production of baby formula products has not come as a surprise to global dairy maker Danone, which has plans to launch a new ultra-premium product in that market, said Danone's chief financial officer....
2019-06-13 16:00

Airbus delivers first A350 to Japan after landmark deal Airbus delivered its first A350 aircraft to Japan Air Lines on Thursday, saying the specially tailored version would start operating on Japan's busy domestic routes....
2019-06-13 16:00

India's Reliance Capital rejects PwC's observations after auditor quits Reliance Capital said on Thursday the observations of global audit firm PwC about its fiscal accounts were "completely baseless and unjustified", after PwC in a surprise move resigned earlier this week as the auditor of the non-banking financial comp...
2019-06-13 16:00

Ancient Chinese Death Rituals Involved Smoking Cannabis Specifically “To Get High” Archaeological evidence gathered at the excavation of ‘eight ancient Chinese tombs’ has finally determined that people were indeed smoking cannabis 2,500 years ago, just to “get high”. ...
2019-06-13 16:00

Putin fires top police officers involved in journalist’s arrest MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin has dismissed two senior police officers involved in the arrest of an investigative journalist on drug charges that later were dropped when the government admitted there was no evidence he committed a crime. ...
2019-06-13 16:00

Amazon boosts its UK grocery delivery service Amazon's UK fresh food delivery service is rolling out to a number of new cities, including Glasgow, Newcastle and Liverpool. Rounding out the list is Sheffield and Portsmouth with more, currently unspecified, locations coming online later in th...
2019-06-13 16:17

Epic acquires social video app Houseparty Epic, the creator of Fortnite, is acquiring popular video chat app Houseparty. Popular mainly with teens, the three-year old social video app is like a mix of Snapchat and FaceTime. It allows group chats of up to eight users and private conversations...
2019-06-13 16:17

US weather forecast model gets a much-needed upgrade Meterology revolves as much around good weather models as it does good weather data, and the core US model is about to receive a long-overdue refresh. NOAA has upgraded its Global Forecast System with a long-in-testing dynamical core, the Finite-Volu...
2019-06-13 16:17

A Quiet Place 2 Could Delve Into the Mystery of Its Horrifying Aliens Some wild rumors about The Batman are quashed. Quentin Tarantino still wants to make his sweary Star Trek. Peter Parker ponders plans in a new Far From Home clip. Plus, a sneaky tease for a very good boy on Titans, a new look at Monsters at Work’s he...
2019-06-13 16:17

Tyson Launches Its First Plant-Based Protein Brand to Compete With Beyond Meat Tyson Foods is launching the company’s first plant-based protein brand, called Raised & Rooted, that will feature vegetarian nuggets that taste like chicken and blended burgers that still contain beef but are arguably more healthy. Read more......
2019-06-13 16:17

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

HII awarded $687M to modernize, maintain USS Gerald R. Ford Huntington Ingalls was awarded a five-year, $687 million contract for work on the USS Gerald R. Ford, which includes repair and modernization, as well as continuous and emergent maintenance....
2019-06-13 16:17

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

| Moscow announces ceasefire in northwest Syria Moscow has announced a ceasefire in Syria's northwestern Idlib province after weeks of intensified rocket fire and air strikes by regime and Russian forces....
2019-06-13 16:34

| WATCH: Trump slams 'fake polls' suggesting he's falling behind US President Donald Trump has slammed reports that his internal re-election campaign polls show him trailing Democratic front-runner Joe Biden, as well as other candidates in the 2020 presidential race....
2019-06-13 16:34

REFILE-UPDATE 10-Protesters scuffle with Hong Kong police, government offices shut Scuffles broke out between demonstrators and police in Hong Kong on Thursday as hundreds of people persevered with a protest against an extradition law with mainland China, a day after police fired tear gas and rubber bullets to break up big crowds....
2019-06-13 16:51

Petrobras likely to space out Brazil fuel price changes -director Brazilian state-run oil firm Petroleo Brasileiro SA is likely wait longer between domestic price adjustments for diesel and gasoline, the company's head of refining and natural gas, Anelise Lara, told Reuters on Thursday....
2019-06-13 16:51

VW closing in on Ford deal for EVs, AVs Talks with Ford are “progressing well” and are close to being finalized, Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess said. He urged managers to step up the pace on making VW more nimble to help face growing industry headwinds....
2019-06-13 16:51

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

How this Indian hotel chain plans to conquer the China market Since Indian budget hotel start-up OYO entered China last year, it has opened nearly 10,000 hotels and 450,000 rooms. Its CEO Ritesh Agarwal outlines two reasons for the firm's success....
2019-06-13 16:51

Trevor Lawrence might be the most NFL-ready sophomore ever ... so now what? Clemson's star quarterback could've been a top-five pick if he were eligible for this year's draft, but Lawrence wants more out of life before he conquers the NFL....
2019-06-13 16:51

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

Baby among injured when fire rips through three Brooklyn homes This is the moment a fierce blaze lit up a Brooklyn block before dawn Thursday, quickly escalating into a four-alarm inferno that spread to two neighboring buildings and injured at least 13 people — including an infant who is clinging to life. A surv...
2019-06-13 17:17

Nigeria earns 4th World Cup win, 2-0 over South Korea Asisat Oshoala became the second Nigerian player to score in two different Women's World Cup tournaments with a late goal in a 2-0 victory over South Korea on Wednesday....
2019-06-13 17:17

China's Trade Frontman Points, With Laser, to Bright Side of U.S. Tensions Vice Premier Liu He said external pressure serves China’s long-term interests, providing rare insight into how he frames the high-stakes tussle between the world’s two biggest economies....
2019-06-13 17:17

House panel demands internal documents from Juul in teen vaping probe House Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi is pointing the blame at Juul for the rise in underage vaping, saying that the high levels of nicotine in Juul's pods are "sending kids across the country into rehab, some as young as 15."...
2019-06-13 17:17

In Gulf of Oman, Tankers Are Struck Again, Raising Fears of Wider Conflict Suspected attacks forced the crews of two tankers to abandon ship, near where four tankers were damaged last month. It was not clear who was involved....
2019-06-13 17:34

Hong Kong protesters wary of Chinese surveillance technology Young Hong Kong residents protesting a proposed extradition law that would allow suspects to be sent to China for trial are seeking to safeguard their identities from potential retaliation by authorities employing mass data collection and sophisticat...
2019-06-13 17:34

Sister of Saudi's MBS to faces trial in France after ordering bodyguard to beat up worker Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman sister is set to face trial next month after she was accused of ordering her bodyguard to beat up a worker....
2019-06-13 17:34

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

Europe's populists rebrand but policies remain the same Europe's far-right and populist parties are rebranding themselves as a new group dubbed Identity and Democracy in the European Parliament — but with many of the same faces and most of the old policies....
2019-06-13 17:34

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

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

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

Toyota Sets Provisional Pole at Le Mans After Crash Sent It Flying The 24 Hours of Le Mans is one of the most challenging races in the world—but every now and then we get a reminder that drivers are fallible people, too. And we sure as hell got that last night during the first qualifying session....
2019-06-13 17:51

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

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

Utility will remove coal ash from pits near Tennessee river NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The nation’s largest public utility has agreed to dig up and remove about 12 million cubic yards (9.2 million cubic meters) of coal ash from unlined pits at a Tennessee coal-burning power plant. Prompted by two environme...
2019-06-13 18:00

Serbia fires national team coach Mladen Krstajic BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia’s soccer federation has fired national team coach Mladen Krstajic after a humiliating loss against Ukraine in a European Championship qualifier. Ukraine moved to the top of Group B by routing Serbia 5-0 at home la...
2019-06-13 18:00

Hydro IV Infusion Therapy Sponsored Content* Hydro IV Infusion Therapy Are you familiar with IV Infusion Therapy? Learn how Marshall Lifestyle Medicine infuses...
2019-06-13 18:00

The Latest: Pelosi says Trump doesn’t know right from wrong WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and investigations into Russia election meddling (all times local): 11:18 a.m. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says President Donald Trump doesn’t know right from wrong and is “indifferent...
2019-06-13 18:00

Ban for 2011 Vuelta winner Cobo could give title to Froome AIGLE, Switzerland (AP) — Juan Jose Cobo has been banned from cycling for three years after being found guilty of doping in 2011, the year he won the Spanish Vuelta. Cobo’s ban puts 2011 Vuelta runner-up Chris Froome in line for a seventh Grand...
2019-06-13 18:00

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

Dallas police charge man with three murders including of trans woman Police arrest man over death of trans woman Muhlaysia Booker, and are investigating him over death of Chynal LindseyA 33-year-old man has been arrested in the killings of three women in Dallas, including a transgender woman whose death brought nation...
2019-06-13 18:00

| Denis Suarez blames injury for disappointing Arsenal spell Denis Suarez has claimed he was less than half-fit for most of his disappointing loan spell at Arsenal and admits he still wants to leave Barcelona this summer....
2019-06-13 18:00

Givenchy men's show brings Asian street style to Italian villa Clare Waight Keller’s debut menswear collection blends ‘very historical with hyper modern’Just over a year since she became one of the most famous designers in the world by designing Meghan Markle’s wedding dress, the Givenchy creative director, Clar...
2019-06-13 18:00

Kotaku Popular Streamers React To Dr Disrespect’s Twitch Ban | Jalopnik Car Sales Are Slipping Into Kotaku Popular Streamers React To Dr Disrespect’s Twitch Ban | Jalopnik Car Sales Are Slipping Into Recession-Level Decline | Earther Groundbreaking Report Gives Us a Glimpse of the US Military’s Gigantic Carbon Footprint | Offspring What Good Parent...
2019-06-13 18:17

Flying Southwest or American this summer? Check your reservation for new Max 8 cancellations The airlines have taken the grounded planes out of their schedule into early September. Affected travelers will be rebooked or offered refunds.       ...
2019-06-13 18:17

18 things on Amazon worthy of their 5-star rating A 5-star rating isn't easy to come by, but these 18 things have earned near-perfect ratings on Amazon, and we take a look at why that might be.       ...
2019-06-13 18:17

Boris Johnson Wins First Round Of Race For British Prime Minister Boris Johnson overwhelmingly won the first round of voting Thursday in the race to replace outgoing British Prime Minister Theresa May, with the field of candidates narrowed to seven from 10....
2019-06-13 18:34

Vladimir Putin Fires Two Police Officials Over Journalist's Arrest Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday fired two police generals involved in a discredited criminal case against a journalist, an episode that sparked a mass protest in Moscow the previous day,......
2019-06-13 18:34

How Plastic Bottles Are Paying For School In Nigeria A school in Nigeria is accepting plastic bottles in lieu of school fees from parents. The Recycle Pay project allows parents to use plastic waste as currency to pay their children's school fees....
2019-06-13 18:34

US Navy Receives Distress Calls From 2 Ships In Gulf Of Oman The US Fifth Fleet said on Thursday that its vessels in the Middle East have received distress calls from two tankers reportedly under attack in the Gulf of Oman....
2019-06-13 18:34

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

Pakistan Must Stop Terror Before Talks, PM Modi Tells China's Xi Jinping Prime Minister Narendra Modi has reiterated India's stand that Pakistan should take concrete action against terror before talks can resume. PM Modi referred to the matter during his bilateral meet......
2019-06-13 18:34

CBI Books Former Samajwadi Party Leader Ateeq Ahmad For Extortion The CBI has booked former lawmaker Ateeq Ahmad and others for allegedly planning the abduction of a Lucknow-based businessman to extort money from him and take over his business, officials said today....
2019-06-13 18:34

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

'Redrum' returns as 'Doctor Sleep' first trailer reveals follow to 'The Shining' The first trailer for 'Doctor Sleep' dropped Thursday showing what life is like for Dan Torrence (Ewan McGregor) years after 'The Shining.'        ...
2019-06-13 18:34

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

President Trump refers to Charles as 'Prince of Whales,' Twitter mocking ensues In a now-deleted tweet, President Trump recalled meeting with "the Prince of Whales," referring to Queen Elizabeth II's son, Charles, Prince of Wales.        ...
2019-06-13 18:34

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

Luann de Lesseps' New Song Will Have You "Feelin' Jovani" (Because That's Its Name) The song of the summer is here and we're "Feelin' Jovani." The Real Housewives of New York City star Luann de Lesseps released her new song, along with a must-watch music......
2019-06-13 19:00

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

Chris Hemsworth Used to Clean Out Breast Pumps For a Living (Yes, Really) Before he was wielding a hammer as Marvel Universe's Thor, Chris Hemsworth was, uh, hands deep in breast milk. Allow us to explain. During an appearance on The Tonight Show Starring......
2019-06-13 19:00

Celebrate Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen's Birthday by Admiring Their Best Looks Looking for some cool-girl style inspo? You got it, dude. Mary-Kate Olsen and Ashley Olsen turn 33 today and they have a lot to celebrate. Over the years, these famous twins have......
2019-06-13 19:00

Constant Crying, a Coffee Addiction and a Paris Hilton Love Triangle: 33 Surprising Facts About Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen It's June 13 and most millennial women know what that means: It's the Olsen twins' birthday. Any true fan of the super-famous and super-private sisters doesn't need the......
2019-06-13 19:00

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

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

Inside Facebook: Social network under fire but staffers show no signs of pressure Facebook is under fire from all corners of the globe but anyone who attended the tech giant’s International Press Day would have no idea, as things appear just fine inside Mark Zuckerberg’s sprawling Silicon Valley headquarters....
2019-06-13 19:00

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

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

UK tells telecom firms to be cautious over Huawei after U.S. warnings British telecom companies should show "all due caution" before using China's Huawei equipment in their 5G networks because the government cannot ignore the warnings from the United States, its digital minister said....
2019-06-13 19:17

The TiVo For Antenna Users Has Never Been Cheaper Online TV subscriptions just keep getting more expensive (and don’t get us started on actual cable), but making the switch to an OTA antenna doesn’t mean you have to give up your DVR....
2019-06-13 19:17

Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. confronts the season's big mystery in this exclusive clip Last season of Marvel’s Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. ended on a moving and bittersweet note: Phil Coulson was dying, but he and Melinda May left the team to spend his final weeks (or possibly months) alive together on a remote beach, the romance they had p...
2019-06-13 19:17

Justin Bieber backs down from Tom Cruise fight challenge, depriving us all of prime entertainment Within the space of a week, we’ve gained and lost the possibility of witnessing the fight of the century. Bieber V. Cruise, which was first suggested by young Justin, was to be a clash between two of the most insufferable celebrities on the planet. T...
2019-06-13 19:17

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

HBO's Euphoria is a gorgeous, empty spectacle HBO’s Euphoria promises right away to delve into the dark side of Gen Z. It stars Zendaya—who has to carry much too much of the show—as Rue, a troubled teen who starts the series with an overdose and still spends most of her time after chasing the ha...
2019-06-13 19:17

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

Nancy Pelosi Says President Trump Doesn’t Know Right From Wrong (WASHINGTON) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says President Donald Trump doesn’t know right from wrong and is “indifferent to law and any sense of ethics about who we are as a country.” The top House Democrat said Thursday that w...
2019-06-13 19:34

Return of the drama queens​: From Killing Eve to Big Little Lies - TV is all about revived and revenging women High-fashion assassins, Californian power parents and a dystopian sisterhood — the best TV shows are back this week, with female stars and powerhouses behind the camera...
2019-06-13 19:34

'Central Park 5' prosecutor Elizabeth Lederer quits Columbia Law School amid Netflix outcry A new Netflix drama about the wrongful convictions of five teenagers for the 1989 rape of a New York City woman has led to backlash for another city prosecutor....
2019-06-13 19:34

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

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

Europol highlights Russian money as biggest laundering threat Europe's Baltic states are at risk from further Russian money laundering, a top European police official said after several big banks were hit by scandals centered on the region....
2019-06-13 19:34

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

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

U.S. calls attacks on commercial shipping 'unacceptable' The United States on Thursday called attacks on commercial shipping "unacceptable" and told the U.N. Security Council that the latest assaults on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman that left one ablaze and both adrift "raise very serious concerns."...
2019-06-13 19:34

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

Two brothers, hockey players, dead on same day of opioid overdose. ‘It was just a horrible, horrible morning.’ Becky Savage lived a nightmare impossible to imagine. Two of her sons, Nick and Jack, dead in their beds the same morning after trying oxycodone.       ...
2019-06-13 19:51

The Latest: Ortiz's wife says he 'continues to heal' The wife of former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz says he remains in guarded condition at a Boston hospital and "continues to heal and make progress."       ...
2019-06-13 19:51

Hornets' Walker says he'd take less than $221M to re-sign 3-time All-Star point guard Kemba Walker says he'd be willing to work with Hornets and take less than "supermax" $221 million deal he is eligible to receive to re-sign with Charlotte       ...
2019-06-13 19:51

Energy Stocks Push U.S. Benchmarks Higher Rising oil prices helped support global stocks, while investors mulled the chances of a U.S. interest-rate cut amid worries trade tensions would drag on global growth....
2019-06-13 19:51

BlackRock Splits Leadership Roles at European Stock-Picking Unit BlackRock is installing a new boss at its European stock-picking arm as the Wall Street behemoth looks to boost returns and assets in that part of its business....
2019-06-13 19:51

Some Restaurants Get Served in Delivery Boom Food-delivery companies like DoorDash, Grubhub and Uber Eats continue to grow their business and gain market share, but not all restaurants are benefiting....
2019-06-13 19:51

Carnival Cruise Line accused of not letting dying Pennsylvania man get off ship Carnival Cruise Line, the world's largest cruise operator, is being sued by the family of a 65-year-old passenger who died after allegedly not being allowed off the ship to receive medical treatment for a heart attack....
2019-06-13 19:51

Amazon Prime to show 20 Premier League fixtures - and you can watch them all for free Prepare to set your time machine for early 1992, as top flight English football is about to return to your screens without costing you a penny – and no, we're not counting those grainy live streams you find on Reddit.Ok, so it will only b...
2019-06-13 20:17

| Brexit figurehead Johnson tops first-round vote for British PM Brexit figurehead Boris Johnson came top by a landslide in a first-round vote on Thursday for a leader to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May as the deadline for leaving the EU looms....
2019-06-13 20:17

White House Melts Down After Government Watchdog Urges Kellyanne Conway Be Fired Weeks after confidently crooning “Blah, blah, blah,” and “Let me know when the jail sentence starts” when asked by reporters about repeated Hatch Act violations, a top internal government watchdog recommended the firing of White House counselor Kelly...
2019-06-13 20:17

President to America: Look at Big Boy Plane Mommy! President Donald Trump unveiled a series of new designs for a proposed patriotic upgrade to Air Force One’s exterior during a new interview with ABC’s George Stephanopoulos....
2019-06-13 20:17

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Day 13: Lysette Titi 'Young, Sad and Blue' For years, I knew very little about Lysette. For instance, I had no idea her actual artist name (at the time) was Lysette Titi. I didn’t know she was from the D.C. area. I had no idea she was, at one point, a lead singer for legendary D.C. go-go band...
2019-06-13 20:34

Democrats to launch fresh push to counter foreign interference in elections The campaign took on new resonance Wednesday after President Trump said he would be willing to take dirt on a political opponent from a foreign government....
2019-06-13 20:34

Mexican journalist rescued hours after abduction by gunmen A kidnapped Mexican journalist has been rescued by security forces in the Gulf coast state of Veracruz hours after he was taken by armed men outside his home...
2019-06-13 20:34

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

Canadian supplier CEO says softening market '100% attributed to Trump’s trade policies' Linda Hasenfratz, the CEO of Canadian auto supplier Linamar, says President Donald Trump's tariffs — whether threatened or implemented — increase costs and create uncertainty....
2019-06-13 20:34

Biden in 1974: Roe v. Wade 'went too far' A 31-year-old Sen. Joe Biden expressed several drastically different policy views than those he holds presently in a 1974 interview he did with the Washingtonian....
2019-06-13 20:51

Bernie Sanders: Americans 'would be delighted to pay more in taxes' for socialist policies Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said more taxes would be necessary in order to pay for things like universal healthcare and tuition-free college....
2019-06-13 20:51

U.S. House committee rejects low-yield nukes in defense bill The House Armed Services Committee rejected two Republican amendments in defense appropriations for additional funding and deployment of low-yield nuclear warheads....
2019-06-13 20:51

Boeing to deliver 7 MH-47G Chinooks for U.S. special ops in $194.2M deal Citing increased needs, U.S. Special Operations Forces will receive seven additional MH-47G Chinook helicopters from Boeing at a cost of $194.2 million....
2019-06-13 20:51

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

Vestal Virgins: Powerful Priestesses of Rome’s Sacred Flame In the Res Gestae Divi Augustus (‘The Deeds of the Divine Augustus’), Augustus demonstrates his piety by stating that he was a member of all four major priesthoods in Rome – the Pontifices, Augures, Quindecemviri and Septemviri. There was, however, o...
2019-06-13 20:51

Canada rejects idea of halting extradition of top Huawei executive to United States Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland on Thursday dismissed a suggestion that Ottawa block the extradition of a top executive from China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd to the United States, saying it would set a dangerous precedent....
2019-06-13 20:51

Wall Street climbs as oil jumps after Gulf tanker attacks U.S. stocks continued to gain on Thursday after two days of declines, as energy shares turned attractive after oil prices rose sharply on concerns of supply disruption following suspected attacks on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman....
2019-06-13 20:51

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

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

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

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

PM Modi To Chair NITI Aayog Council Meet On Saturday, Drought On Agenda Farm distress, drought and security concerns in Maoist-affected districts will be high on the agenda when Prime Minister Narendra Modi chairs the fifth meeting of NITI Aayog's governing council at the......
2019-06-13 21:00

UN Panel Lauds India's Digital Initiatives For Economic Inclusion India has been lauded by a high-level panel on digital cooperation launched by UN chief General Antonio Guterres for undertaking revolutionary digital initiatives to ensure economic inclusion for its......
2019-06-13 21:00

Create an Annual Father's Day Gift Tradition I would argue that buying a Father’s Day gift is more challenging than buying a Mother’s Day gift. Gifts to show Mom she’s appreciated are pretty standard and welcome every year: jewelry, flowers, a plant, gift certificates for a pedicure or a massag...
2019-06-13 21:17

These Are the Best Notebooks Having a favorite notebook is even dorkier than having a favorite pen. It’s a pile of paper that you write on. But the subtleties and special features really affect your workflow. A hardcover Moleskine adds some class to your note-taking, but it’s a ...
2019-06-13 21:17

Australia fight back to beat Brazil as Marta scores landmark goal Australia came from two goals down to beat Brazil 3-2 in the women's World Cup on Thursday, as an own goal from Monica capped a superb fightback and overshadowed a milestone goal for Marta....
2019-06-13 21:17

Monica’s controversial own goal seals Australia’s comeback against Brazil A much-vaunted Australian side recovered from the threat of group stage ignominy in a match featuring five goals, VAR, a comeback from 2-0 down and champion players inspired by enmity for each other. Related: Australia 3-2 Brazil: Women's World Cup 2...
2019-06-13 21:17

Oyston out: Blackpool sold to fan and financier Simon Sadler for around £10m • League One club finally draw a line under Owen Oyston years• Supporters’ trust representative to act as adviser to the boardBlackpool have been sold by their receivers to Simon Sadler, a financier based in Hong Kong, a deal which brings to a conclu...
2019-06-13 21:17

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

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

Is It Really an Instant Camera If I Can Choose Which Pics to Print? Nostalgia sells—that’s abundantly clear when you look at how instant cameras went from rotting in a tech graveyard to gracing the shelves of seemingly every Urban Outfitters. Despite how far technology has come, instant cameras have stayed delightful...
2019-06-13 21:17

The 10 best TV shows of 2019 (so far), from 'Leaving Neverland' to 'Killing Eve' From "Chernobyl" to "Fleabag" and "Leaving Neverland," these are the best 10 TV series that 2019 has been able to produce, so far.        ...
2019-06-13 21:34

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

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

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

In victory or defeat, the Warriors are losing something tonight Kevin Durant's injury and uncertain future might overshadow some of the nostalgic sentiment on Thursday as the Warriors play their final game at Oracle Arena....
2019-06-13 21:51

Cuba Gooding Jr charged with forcible touching after incident in New York NYPD charges actor following allegations that he groped a woman at a Manhattan nightclub on SundayActor Cuba Gooding Jr turned himself in to police in New York City on Thursday amid allegations that he groped a woman at a Manhattan nightclub.Minutes ...
2019-06-13 21:51

Amanda Knox: Kercher family label her return to Italy 'inappropriate' Knox, twice acquitted of killing Meredith Kercher, is to attend a debate on ‘trial by media’ Amanda Knox’s return to Italy has been described as “inappropriate” and “very painful” by a lawyer for the family of the murdered British student Meredith Ke...
2019-06-13 21:51

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

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

EU says reneging on Brexit bill would damage UK economy Budget chief linked £39bn divorce bill to UK retaining beneficial relationship with blocA UK government led by Boris Johnson could not be dragged through the courts if it refused to pay the country’s multibillion-pound Brexit bill, the EU’s German bu...
2019-06-13 21:51

Actor Mira Sorvino reveals she is a date-rape survivor – video In an attempt to lend her voice to a push for stronger sexual assault laws in New York, Mira Sorvino has revealed she is a survivor of date rape. The Oscar-winning actor was one of the first women to publicly accuse Harvey Weinstein of sexual harassm...
2019-06-13 21:51

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

Couple charged after 178 cats removed from Detroit home WEST BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. — Authorities say a couple has been charged after animal control officers removed 178 cats from deplorable conditions in a suburban Detroit home. Oakland County authorities say Jonathan and Jennifer Klein were arraigne...
2019-06-13 22:00

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

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

Amazon is being sued over claims that Alexa ‘routinely records’ children Anyone who opens YouTube can find countless videos of children reacting with glee and amusement when conversing with Alexa, the digital voice assistant that powers Amazon’s smart speaker products. That’s to be expected, given that Amazon ...
2019-06-13 22:17

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

Tesla's Claim That It Outsells the Toyota Camry 'By Revenue' Doesn't Really Mean Anything At Tuesday night’s annual shareholder meeting, Tesla CEO Elon Musk reassured everyone that there was no demand problem for the company’s cars, and that the Tesla Model 3 was actually the best-selling car, by revenue, against heavyweight competitors l...
2019-06-13 22:17

Man Leads Police on a Chase in a Mail Truck and the Outcome is Predictable If I had to make a list of “worst vehicles to use to escape the police,” the Grumman LLV mail delivery truck would be somewhere just below tractor and forklift. And yet one Florida man apparently went for it anyway, and the results were 100 percent p...
2019-06-13 22:17

Nicklaus details challenge of Pebble Beach No. 17 Jack Nicklaus details the challenges of hole No. 17 at Pebble Beach and how he would approach different pin positions. (June 13)       ...
2019-06-13 22:17

Arizona State's Herm Edwards to serve as professor Arizona State football coach Herm Edwards will become an instructor at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication       ...
2019-06-13 22:17

Hazard presented in front of thousands of Madrid fans Eden Hazard donned Real Madrid's all-white kit for the first time Thursday as the Belgium forward was presented to tens of thousands of fans at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium following his club record transfer from Chelsea    ...
2019-06-13 22:17

Struggling Zarco hopes for boost from Pedrosa's KTM MotoGP verdict Johann Zarco says KTM MotoGP test rider Dani Pedrosa's feedback will validate whether his comments about the RC16 so far this season "are wrong or not"...
2019-06-13 22:17

Valentino Rossi went to "forbidden" motocross track for "therapy" Yamaha MotoGP rider Valentino Rossi says his recent visit to the "forbidden" Cavallara motocross venue was a way of keeping focus after the "shock" of the Italian Grand Prix...
2019-06-13 22:17

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

US import prices post the largest drop in 5 months U.S. import prices fell by the most in five months in May amid a broad decline in the cost of goods, the latest indication of muted inflation that strengthens the case for the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates this year....
2019-06-13 22:17

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

Black skin care: The top 5 tips Everyone can benefit from a personalized skin care routine. Black skin is prone to certain issues, including acne and hyperpigmentation. Here, we list five skin care steps for black skin....
2019-06-13 22:34

What Do Germany Have To Do To Get Anyone At Home To Pay Attention? BERLIN — “We play for a nation that doesn’t even know our name.” So begins a video released last month by the German national women’s soccer team, right in time for the start of the Women’s World Cup. Die Nationalelf, two-time World Cup winners and o...
2019-06-13 22:34

Intel hires Xbox chip architect John Sell and Apple’s Manisha Pandya Intel has hired John Sell, the chief architect of next-generation console chips at Microsoft. Sell worked on the chips for the Xbox One, Xbox One X, and the upcoming Project Scarlet.Read More...
2019-06-13 22:34

Creature in the Well hands-on — A hack-‘n’-slash ode to pinball The Creature in the Well from developer Flight School Studio is an indie game that is an ode to pinball. But it looks nothing like a familiar pinball game.Read More...
2019-06-13 22:34

Volvo’s Vera autonomous trucks will transport DFDS goods on public roads Volvo has announced a commercial first for its autonomous Vera trucks -- a partnership with logistics company DFDS to transport goods on public roads.Read More...
2019-06-13 22:34

House Republicans try to spin Trump's foreign dirt comment Amid blistering bipartisan criticism of President Donald Trump’s willingness to accept dirt on his 2020 rivals from foreign adversaries, House Republicans decided Thursday that they had found the real culprit: Democrats.The top Republican in the Hous...
2019-06-13 22:34

Senate fails to block arms sales to Bahrain and Qatar The Senate failed to pass two resolutions Thursday intended to block arms sales to Bahrain and Qatar. The resolutions, introduced by Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), are part of a broader effort to curb the president’s authority on U.S. foreign policy. The me...
2019-06-13 22:34

June deals: How, where to get free food – smoothies, burritos and tacos – and discounts Enter for a chance for free Chipotle burritos during NBA FInals Thursday. And Friday is National Flip Flop Day and Tropical Smoothie has a giveaway.       ...
2019-06-13 22:51

E. coli risk leads King Arthur Flour to recall bags of its unbleached All-Purpose Flour Select bags of King Arthur Flour have been recalled for possible E. coli contamination. Nearly 114,000 bags are a part of the nationwide recall.       ...
2019-06-13 22:51

Hollow Knight: Silksong Is Drawing Crowds At E3 For Good Reason There’s been a long line of people queuing up at Nintendo’s booth every day here at E3 to play the sequel to Hollow Knight on the Switch. These people have good taste. Hollow Knight was a great modern execution of classic Metroid-style 2D exploratio...
2019-06-13 22:51

Collection Of Mana Is 3 Amazing Games With Not Enough Extra Features One of the first Switch games I bought, way back in the spring of 2017, was the Japanese version of Collection of Mana. It was a very simple package: emulated versions of the first three games in the Mana series, and little else. Two years later, the...
2019-06-13 22:51

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

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

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

A Bird Done a Shit Look, I’m not above laughing at crude and rude comedy. I’ve been known to enjoy, on occasion, what you might call “toilet humor.” I laughed at this, and if you’ve got a soul in your body, you will too....
2019-06-13 23:00

India-Pakistan Clash A "Huge Pressure Game", Feels Imam-Ul-Haq Imam-ul-Haq is expecting the India-Pakistan clash to be a huge pressure game. Pakistan have to go with all guns blazing as one loss can leave them out of the race for the semi-finals....
2019-06-13 23:01

Breakthrough research demonstrates AI can predict a psychotic break A trio of researchers have developed an experimental machine learning method that allows AI to listen for the early whispers of psychotic break that humans can’t hear. The team, consisting of Neguine Rezaii of Harvard Medical School and Emory School ...
2019-06-13 23:17

Yet another cryptocurrency mining botnet caught targeting China It seems we can’t go more than a week without news of a new cryptocurrency mining malware or botnet being discovered. This time, security researchers have uncovered another Monero mining botnet that’s targeting China. One of Trend Micro’s security sy...
2019-06-13 23:17

Here are the best iOS 13 features you missed Earlier this month, Apple announced the latest version of its mobile operating system: iOS 13. On the stage, the company showed off some brand new features including dark mode, Sign in with Apple, and the new Maps app. But there are plenty of hidden ...
2019-06-13 23:17

African insurer won’t work with ‘high-risk’ cryptocurrency mining businsesses We all know that banks make it difficult for blockchain businesses by denying them access to conventional banking services and accounts. Well now, it seems insurance firms are throwing a spanner in the works for cryptocurrency mining businesses in Af...
2019-06-13 23:17

Little Danny Torrance is all grown up and still shining in Doctor Sleep trailer Ewan McGregor stars as adult Danny Torrance in film adaptation of Stephen King's novel Doctor Sleep, a follow-up to The Shining. A hospice worker with psychic abilities must confront the horrors of his past to protect a young girl from a murderous ...
2019-06-13 23:17

South Carolina man who killed his five children sentenced to death A South Carolina jury sentenced a man to death on Thursday after convicting him of murdering his five young children at their mobile home in 2014 before driving their decomposing bodies through several states and dumping them in Alabama. ...
2019-06-13 23:34

The Latest: Minnesota regulators defend key PolyMet permit MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on EPA criticism of a key permit for the planned PolyMet mine in Minnesota (all times local): 3:55 p.m. Minnesota regulators are defending their process for approving a key permit for the planned PolyMet copper-nickel mi...
2019-06-13 23:34

Bishops OK anti-abuse steps, but skeptics seek tougher moves BALTIMORE (AP) — The nation’s Roman Catholic bishops approved new steps this week to deal more strongly with the clergy sex-abuse crisis. But activists and others say the moves leave the bishops in charge of policing themselves and potentially ...
2019-06-13 23:34

Digital Conversation with Dia Davidson – Fatherhood Initiative Sunday is Father’s Day, a special day on the calendar set aside to celebrate the men in our lives who are working to make the lives of our children more secure and enriched! While many are present and active in the lives of their children, ther...
2019-06-13 23:34

An upcoming episode of 'My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic' will feature a lesbian couple, and some Christian 'Bronies' are upset about it Hasbro Studios An upcoming episode of "My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic" will feature a lesbian couple. The characters of Aunt Holiday and Auntie Lofty previously appeared in the book series, but are making their debut in the TV series. Series' w...
2019-06-13 23:51

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

Another season of 'Dogs' is coming to Netflix and you can now submit your pet's story for a chance to be featured Netflix Netflix is looking for pets to be featured in season two of "Dogs." You can share your dog's story on Instagram and Twitter for a chance to be featured on season two of the documentary series. Visit INSIDER's homepage for more stories. T...
2019-06-13 23:51

Trump Is Urged to Fire Kellyanne Conway for Hatch Act Violations The agency that enforces federal law barring partisan politics in the government called Ms. Conway a “repeat offender” and recommended she be dismissed....
2019-06-13 23:51

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders to leave post US President Donald Trump announced press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders would leave the White House at the end of June. Her last press briefing was in March and a replacement has not been named....
2019-06-13 23:51

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

Anthropologie is having an amazing sale on all things home—for a short time Anthropologies "Summer Home Event" offers big savings on gorgeous furnishings, home decor, kitchenware, and more.       ...
2019-06-13 23:51

Over 600 U.S. companies urge Trump to resolve trade dispute with China: letter Walmart Inc, Target Corp and more than 600 other companies urged U.S. President Donald Trump in a letter on Thursday to resolve the trade dispute with China, saying tariffs hurt American businesses and consumers....
2019-06-14 00:00

Uber, Bird loses bid for U.S. tariff relief on Chinese-made bikes, scooters The U.S. Trade Representative's Office rejected Uber Technologies Inc's request for relief from 25% tariffs imposed on Chinese-made electric bicycles, according to a May 29 letter....
2019-06-14 00:00

Oil surges on tanker attacks; stocks rise on Fed rate cut expectations Oil futures rose on Thursday after attacks on two tankers off the coast of Iran, while the U.S. Treasury yield curve steepened and stocks rose following economic data seen as strengthening the case for the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates this y...
2019-06-14 00:00

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

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

Aston Martin Kick Starts Production Of Its First SUV - The DBX Real world testing of the DBX has already been started and over the last few months the DBX has been put through its paces in all environments from the Arctic Circle to the unique challenges of the......
2019-06-14 00:00

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

Zion Williamson suing marketing company in first pro adversity More money, more problems. Zion Williamson isn’t even a pro yet and he already has issues off the court to deal with. The former Duke star and almost-certain No. 1 pick in next Thursday’s NBA Draft, he is suing a Florida marketing company he initiall...
2019-06-14 00:17

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

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

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

Chris Paddack has a lot more than Pete Alonso to worry about now Pete Alonso’s competition for NL Rookie fo the Month in June just got a little easier. The Padres optioned 23-year-old rookie Chris Paddack to Single-A Lake Elsinore on Wednesday. Paddack had cooled off after his ridiculous start — allowing 12 ...
2019-06-14 00:17

You Are Not Entitled To Know Someone’s Sexuality Before I did a remix album and solidified myself as being well-versed in the tops on the charts, I used to be a confused little boy who would try and convince himself that he liked women. Society told me that I was supposed to be straight, so that’s ...
2019-06-14 00:34

Help wanted: Humans needed for self-driving trucking Two self-driving upstarts -- TuSimple and Starsky Robotics -- want to ensure they develop and retain the human work force needed to keep their automated trucks rolling....
2019-06-14 00:34

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

Jets bring in another CB in Mark Myers, waive S John Battle FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets have signed cornerback Mark Myers and waived safety John Battle. Joe Douglas wasn’t kidding when he said during his introductory news conference that he would scour the waiver wire to add players. The...
2019-06-14 00:34

Vale Mine Dams Often Lacked Stability Certificates Vale lacked stability certificates and full engineering records for several of its mine dams in Brazil—sometimes over a period of years—and is currently investigating stability issues at a complex of dams in Canada, according to disclosures by the ir...
2019-06-14 00:34

Trump Tariffs Are Short-Term Pain Without Long-Term Gain, Economists Say Most economic forecasters are pessimistic the Trump administration’s trade-tariff policy will reap long-term benefits for the economy, according to The Wall Street Journal’s latest monthly survey....
2019-06-14 00:34

Staten Island woman is latest to mysteriously die in Dominican Republic A Staten Island woman became the latest tourist to mysteriously die in the Dominican Republic Monday during a birthday trip to the country. Leyla Cox, of New Brighton, died on June 10, just one day after celebrating her 53rd birthday, her distraught ...
2019-06-14 00:51

Jury acquits Rhode Island woman in 1990 Harlem murder A Rhode Island school bus driver was cleared by a Manhattan jury Thursday in the 1990 Harlem cold case murder of her ex-boyfriend — sparing the suburban mom from potentially spending the rest of her life in prison. Zunilda Rosario, of Providence, had...
2019-06-14 00:51

Brazil's Minerva suspends furlough at beef plant as China ban ends Brazilian meat processor Minerva SA said on Thursday it has suspended a furlough announced last week for its Barretos beef processing facility, following news that a ban to exports to China has ended....
2019-06-14 00:51

Mesh implants work for bladder leakage, long-term safety unclear (Reuters Health) - Several different types of mesh implant surgery may be effective for treating bladder leaks, but the long-term safety and effectiveness of the procedures isn't yet clear, a new analysis suggests....
2019-06-14 00:51

China agriculture ministry says no proof natural compound prevents swine fever China's ministry of agriculture said on Thursday a company which claimed a natural compound was effective in preventing African swine fever did not have government approval to research the virus and its assertions were not scientifically sound....
2019-06-14 00:51

Anita Hill says ‘of course’ she would vote for Biden over Trump In a TV interview, the Clarence Thomas witness said there is no moral equivalency between the Democratic presidential candidate and the current Oval Office holder....
2019-06-14 00:51

Egypt condemns attack on oil tankers in Gulf of Oman: foreign ministry Egypt condemned on Thursday any acts that undermine the safety of waterways in the Gulf region, the foreign ministry said, after two oil tankers were attacked and left adrift in the Gulf of Oman....
2019-06-14 00:51

Daily on Energy: A warning that oil prices could crash right during the 2020 election Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
2019-06-14 00:51

FDA issues warning after patient dies following fecal transplant The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday issued a safety warning following the death of a person who contracted a drug resistant bacteria that was transmitted by an investigational fecal microbiome transplant (FMT)....
2019-06-14 01:00

Suspected New Zealand mosque gunman pleads not guilty Brenton Tarrant is the first to be charged under the country’s anti-terrorism law. The judge said he is fit to stand trial in the attacks that claimed 51 lives....
2019-06-14 01:17

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

Calipari signs $86 million, 10-year extension with Kentucky LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky coach John Calipari has signed a 10-year contract extension through 2029 worth $86 million that includes an option in the sixth year to step down and become a special assistant to the athletic director or university rep...
2019-06-14 01:17

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

Eagles promote Andy Weidl to VP of player personnel PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Eagles have promoted Andy Weidl to vice president of player personnel to replace Joe Douglas. Weidl is entering his fourth season with the Eagles and worked in Baltimore with Douglas, who left to become the general manager of ...
2019-06-14 01:17

Microsoft isn’t planning for Project Scarlett to be the last Xbox console Before the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 launched in 2013, there was some speculation about whether or not there would be another console generation in the traditional sense. With everything going digital, would Sony, Microsoft, and Nintendo still feel ...
2019-06-14 01:51

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

UPDATE 3-U.S. denies Tesla, GM, Uber 25% Chinese tariff relief The Trump administration is expanding efforts to block the use of Chinese technology in advanced vehicles, denying additional requests by Tesla Inc for tariff relief on key components of its electric vehicles, and rejecting ride-hailing company Uber'...
2019-06-14 01:51

UPDATE 1-Brazilian telecoms regulator Anatel approves plan to widen broadband access Brazilian telecoms regulator Anatel on Thursday approved a plan to coordinate investments among public and private players aimed at increasing access to broadband in Latin America's largest economy....
2019-06-14 01:51

UPDATE 1-Vale says hopes to reach dam burst global settlements by year-end Brazil's Vale said on Thursday that it expects to reach global settlements covering economic and environmental damages from the January collapse of its Brumadinho tailings dam by late this year or in 2020....
2019-06-14 01:51

UPDATE 1-Fannie, Freddie govt guarantee should be limited -U.S. housing finance chief The head of the U.S. Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) said on Thursday that Congress should create a "limited" explicit guarantee for government-sponsored enterprises Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac....
2019-06-14 01:51

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

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

Argentinian ex-army officer accused of murder found on holiday in Sicily Reporters discovered Carlos Luis Malatto, accused of five counts of crimes against humanity, in MessinaHuman rights groups have expressed outrage after a former Argentinian army officer accused of committing murder and forced disappearances during th...
2019-06-14 01:51

| US names envoy to find 'peaceful political solution' in Sudan: official The US State Department has nominated experienced Africa hand Donald Booth as a special envoy to Sudan, hoping he can help craft a "peaceful political solution" between the military rulers and groups seeking civilian rule....
2019-06-14 01:51

| Ghana security forces free two kidnapped Canadians Two young Canadian women freed from their kidnap ordeal by Ghanaian security forces were unharmed, the government says, after the development volunteers were snatched at a golf club in the city of Kumasi last week....
2019-06-14 01:51

The best – and worst – airports in the world, according to Fodor's Travel Fodor's Travel Awards has named the best airports, airlines and cruises across the U.S. and the world in a variety of categories.        ...
2019-06-14 02:00

Democrats name 20 U.S. presidential candidates for first debate A sitting U.S. governor and a congressman will be among the four candidates left off the stage when the Democratic Party holds its pivotal first debate in Miami later this month....
2019-06-14 02:00

Black man killed in Memphis was a suspect in shooting: authorities A young black man shot dead by federal agents as they sought to arrest him in Memphis, triggering overnight clashes between police and protesters, was wanted as a suspect in the shooting of a man in Mississippi earlier this month, authorities said on...
2019-06-14 02:00

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

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

Geek out over the NVIDIA RTX 2080 or 2080 Ti It's been almost a year since editor Devindra Hardawar reviewed NVIDIA's RTX 2080 and 2080 Ti, and they've since become staples for 4K gaming or consumers dipping their toes into real time ray tracing. Though the RTX 2080 and 2080 Ti w...
2019-06-14 02:17

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

Watch Elon Musk and Todd Howard's E3 chat at 3PM ET It's the final day of E3 2019 and for some reason, Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk is chatting on stage about "games, cars, space and everything in between" with Bethesda executive producer Todd Howard. Musk has a clear interest in games -- he ev...
2019-06-14 02:17

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

Agriculture Dept. Announces Plan to Move Economists to Kansas City Region The relocation plan follows criticism from career staff members who have been fearful about their jobs being moved and who have speculated that the Trump administration is trying to stifle research....
2019-06-14 02:17

Far-right parties form new group in European Parliament A group of 73 lawmakers from far-right groups across Europe wants to devolve power back to EU member states, curb immigration and stop the spread of Islam. Italy's League and France's National Rally are at its head....
2019-06-14 02:34

Google policy head retools team for global lobbying push Alphabet Inc's Google is trying to plug a surge of public scrutiny around the world by overhauling how its policy office operates, with increased emphasis on having policy staffers and top company executives alike building relationships with governme...
2019-06-14 02:34

Tulsi Gabbard knocks ‘war hawks’ and stands by her foreign policy views The U.S. representative from Hawaii, a Democratic presidential candidate, forcefully defended her foreign policy positions on Thursday at a Washington Post Live event....
2019-06-14 02:34

‘Absolutely unprecedented’: Trump upends long-held views with openness to foreign assistance American opposition to foreign involvement in elections dates back to the nation’s founding, reflected in both legal prohibitions and widely embraced norms of fair play....
2019-06-14 02:34

Jessica Biel lobbies with anti-vaxxer in California, says she is not against vaccinations Actress Jessica Biel joined anti-vaxxer Robert F. Kennedy Jr. in California to lobby against a bill that has been opposed by anti-vaccine advocates.        ...
2019-06-14 02:51

Uganda Discloses Greater Ebola Threat Than Previously Known As the death toll rose to two, health officials reported three unrelated suspect cases and said as many as 27 people may have been exposed to the virus....
2019-06-14 03:17

Why AI talent is so hard to come by and what can be done to fill the gap Karen Roby talks with Columbia professor Sameer Maskey about the lack of trained AI talent and why he believes underserved communities may be the answer to the solution....
2019-06-14 03:17

Asia stocks steady after oil surge lifts Wall Street Asian stocks held their ground on Friday after Wall Street gained on a surge in oil prices as attacks on tankers in the Gulf of Oman stoked U.S.-Iran tensions and raised concerns over supply flows through one of the world's main sea lanes....
2019-06-14 03:34

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

We are playing history and Argentina at the World Cup, says Phil Neville • This is a proud football nation, adds England’s head coach• Jade Moore likely to start in midfield as Neville rotates squadEngland’s challenge on Friday night in a city designed by the architect Auguste Perret – supposedly the “poet of reinforced c...
2019-06-14 03:34

Pence urges spending to repair well-worn U.S. national parks Against the backdrop of Yellowstone's Old Faithful Geyser, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday urged Congress to dedicate billions of dollars in federal energy revenues for repairs to aging facilities at America's national parks....
2019-06-14 03:51

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

60 things to do in America before you die America's beauty and wonder spreads all over the country. Check out 60 of the best places to visit in the country.       ...
2019-06-14 04:17

Nxivm zealot offered Keith Raniere teen daughter as virginal sacrifice One of Nxivm leader Keith Raniere’s top-tier sex slaves offered up her teenage daughter as a virginal sacrifice to him, jurors heard Thursday during his sex trafficking trial. “I am 100 percent clear that you are what I want for my daughter (and obvi...
2019-06-14 04:17

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

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

Early bird Oosthuizen gets eagle at U.S. Open Mild-mannered Louis Oosthuizen is not prone to getting too excited on the golf course, but he made an exception for an early eagle at the U.S. Open on Thursday....
2019-06-14 04:17

China beat South Africa to send Germany and France through China striker Li Ying scored the only goal in a crucial 1-0 victory over South Africa in a women’s World Cup Group B clash at the Parc des Princes on Thursday, a result that ensured Germany and France progress to the second round....
2019-06-14 04:17

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

Safe havens emerge in China, South Asia as recession risks grow Fears of a global recession are on the rise as the U.S.-China trade war re-escalated in May, sending investors to the safety of U.S Treasuries, the Japanese yen and gold....
2019-06-14 04:34

A Russian Billionaire's $1.3 Billion Bet on New York's Iconic Crown Building Vladislav Doronin says three penthouses at his Aman-branded project have sold for more than $325 million, despite a sluggish market and an oversupply of luxury condos....
2019-06-14 04:34

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

Larry Wilmore Welcomes Mosque Shooter's Favorite Twitter User To His Ringer Podcast What is there to gain from having Ben Shapiro on your platform of choice? Is it the possibility that he shares his appearance with his audience, and hopefully some of that traffic drips down to you? Is that tradeoff worth it? On the latest episode of...
2019-06-14 04:51

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

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

Second militant convicted in trial over 2012 Benghazi attack A jury in Washington, D.C., convicted a second militant involved in the 2012 attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, that resulted in the death of U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens....
2019-06-14 05:00

Perry, Shin in front at rain-delayed Meijer LPGA Classic Katherine Perry and South Korea's Jenny Shin each shot 6-under-par 66 on Thursday to share the clubhouse lead in the first round of the rain-delayed Meijer LPGA Classic in Grand Rapids, Mich....
2019-06-14 05:00

Australia captain Kerr bites back at critics Australia captain Sam Kerr says their 3-2 win over Brazil at the women's World Cup on Thursday was the perfect response to critics who had written them off after their opening defeat by Italy....
2019-06-14 05:00

Uber plans to start delivering fast food via drone this summer Uber plans to begin testing the first-ever commercial application of drone food delivery in urban areas, joining companies like Amazon and Google that are seeking to make unmanned commercial deliveries....
2019-06-14 05:00

Donald Trump Trolled After Calling Prince Charles "Prince Of Whales" US President Donald Trump's erratic spelling habits on Twitter spouted again Thursday when he wrote about having recently met with the "Prince of Whales."...
2019-06-14 05:17

Donald Trump's Spokesperson Sarah Sanders To Step Down This Month Sarah Sanders, the combative White House press secretary whose tenure was marked by controversy and questions about her credibility, will be leaving after 22 months on the job, President Donald Trump......
2019-06-14 05:17

White House Spokesperson Sarah Sanders To Quit Post This Month President Donald Trump on Thursday made the surprise announcement of the departure of spokeswoman Sarah Sanders, who has been widely criticized for her performance in the White House....
2019-06-14 05:17

Angels’ Shohei Ohtani first Japanese player to hit for cycle ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Los Angeles Angels star Shohei Ohtani has become the first Japanese player to hit for the cycle in the majors. Ohtani completed his cycle with a single in the seventh inning of a game Thursday night against the Tampa Bay Rays. ...
2019-06-14 05:17

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

What it takes to be a $200,000-a-year nanny Child care positions aren't usually thought of as high-paying jobs. But with wealthier families seeking nannies that are trained in newborn care, child development or languages, it's becoming more common to see in-home caregivers earning six-figure s...
2019-06-14 05:34

Oberlin College to pay bakery the now-massive sum of $44M over racism dispute Owners of a market accused of racism have been awarded more than $44 million in a lawsuit claiming Oberlin College hurt their business and libeled them....
2019-06-14 05:34

Accused Christchurch gunman pleads not guilty to all charges in New Zealand court An Australian man pleaded not guilty on Friday to 92 charges stemming from a massacre in two mosques in the New Zealand city of Christchurch three months ago and will stand trial in May next year....
2019-06-14 05:51

Michael Avenatti Allegedly Stole $4 Million From a Paraplegic Client Lawyer Michael Avenatti is being sued by a former client who says he stole $4 million the client won in a settlement, according to Reuters. Avenatti’s former client Stormy Daniels also says he stole money from her, and Avenatti is currently under fed...
2019-06-14 05:51

Man saves pilot from burning plane in Phoenix PHOENIX (KPNX) – A man is being called a hero after he pulled a pilot from a fiery plane crash west of the Deer Valley Airport two days ago. Thomas Hunnicutt said he and his wife were trying to call 911, but the line was busy. The flames were s...
2019-06-14 06:00

Is this Frida Kahlo’s voice? Mexico releases recording believed to be of the artist Though the iconic image and the work of the late legendary Mexican artist Frida Kahlo are more popular than ever, the sound and the tone of her voice have remained a mystery for years. That is, until now — or so Mexican authorities believe. Mexico...
2019-06-14 06:00

Grandparents leave man accused of trying to kidnap 6-year-old bloodied LEBANON, Ind. (WTHR) – A Lebanon man is in jail after police say he attempted to kidnap a girl from her grandparents’ apartment. Benjamin Dillon is accused of trying to abduct a 6-year-old girl from an apartment complex near downtown Leba...
2019-06-14 06:00

Adopt This Pet: Meet Aya and Noah! There are a couple new pets looking for their forever home, meet Aya and Noah! What’s better than adopting one rabbit? Adopting two of them! Aya and Noah are brother and sister and are both two years old. As California rabbits, they weigh in a...
2019-06-14 06:00

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

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

Michael Avenatti sued for allegedly ripping off paraplegic client Michael Avenatti was sued on Thursday by a paraplegic former client who claimed the once presidential hopeful siphoned away a $4 million settlement he had won. The former client, Geoffrey Johnson, is seeking at least $9.5 million from Avenatti, who a...
2019-06-14 06:01

More GOP senators support 9/11 victims fund bill after Jon Stewart shaming Two additional GOP senators signaled their support for the 9/11 Victims Fund bill on Thursday following Jon Stewart’s shaming of lawmakers who were not present for testimony from 9/11 first responders at a Judiciary subcommittee hearing earlier...
2019-06-14 06:01

Graeme McDowell, After a Down Spell, Is in the Hunt for a 2nd U.S. Open Title The 39-year-old McDowell was ranked as low as 257th in the world this year. But he has rallied of late, and his two-under-par first round left him in contention to repeat his 2010 Open victory....
2019-06-14 06:17

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

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

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

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

| Man who killed three Muslims gets life in prison An American who killed three Muslims in February 2015 out of what police first called a parking dispute but now admit was driven by hate has been sentenced to life in prison....
2019-06-14 06:51

Police in California shot 55 times in 3.5 seconds and killed Willie McCoy. That's 'reasonable,' report says Family attorney John Burris dismissed the report by the same expert who deemed police had probable cause in the fatal 2018 shooting of Stephon Clark.        ...
2019-06-14 06:51

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

Cuba Gooding Jr. Denies Groping Allegation But Turns Himself In to NYPD UPDATE: Cuba Gooding Jr. has been formally charged with one count each of forcibly touching and sexual abuse in the third degree, according to the Manhattan District Attorney. After the star......
2019-06-14 07:00

Taylor Swift Announces New Album Lover and Song "You Need to Calm Down" It's official! Taylor Swift has announced the name of her new album: Lover! On Thursday afternoon, the Grammy winner took to her Instagram Live to share the exciting news with her......
2019-06-14 07:00

Ducey touts Arizona’s universal licensing in meeting with Trump PHOENIX (KPNX) — Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey made a stop at the White House on Thursday to discuss how to reduce barriers to enter the workforce. The Republican governor was among a number of bipartisan state leaders who met with President Donald Trump f...
2019-06-14 07:17

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

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

McConnell downplays Trump's foreign election help comments President Donald Trump's comments on accepting foreign dirt in 2020 may have put some distance between him and Republicans in Congress. But seemingly not with Mitch McConnell. Speaking with Fox News' Laura Ingraham on Thursday night, the Senate major...
2019-06-14 07:34

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

Taylor Swift reveals new album, ‘Lover’ cover art and release date You need to calm down — Taylor Swift officially announced her new album. “Lover,” her seventh full-length release, is coming out Aug. 23. Swift also announced that the second single from the album, “You Need to Calm Down,” wil...
2019-06-14 07:51

Madonna ‘Madame X’ review: Re-energized Material Girl gets freaky While Bruce Springsteen gracefully accepts his senior citizenship on his new album, “Western Stars,” Madonna isn’t having any part of acting like an old lady on her “Madame X” LP, which also drops Friday. Sounding more energized and adventurous than ...
2019-06-14 07:51

MG Hector First Drive Review The MG Hector has been in coming for a long time and now, we finally spend time with the petrol and diesel variants of the Hector amidst the lush greenery of Coimbatore and Kodanal in Tamil Nadu....
2019-06-14 08:00

The mindfulness conspiracy It is sold as a force that can help us cope with the ravages of capitalism, but with its inward focus, mindful meditation may be the enemy of activism. By Ronald PurserMindfulness has gone mainstream, with celebrity endorsement from Oprah Winfrey and...
2019-06-14 08:00

Report: Klay Thompson Tore His ACL Klay Thompson taking a nasty fall in Game 6, limping into the tunnel, then turning around to get back on the floor and drain his free throws was about as heroic as basketball gets. The Warriors guard even told head coach Steve Kerr he’d be back after...
2019-06-14 08:00

Cyclone Vayu Changed Course, Has Moved To Oman: Gujarat Chief Minister Cyclone Vayu lay centred over the northeast and adjoining east central Arabian Sea at 3:30 am on Friday, stated India Meteorological Department (IMD)....
2019-06-14 08:17

Bengal Doctors' Protest Spreads, Health Services Hit In Delhi, Mumbai Scores of doctors across several states have boycotted work for a day to express solidarity with their protesting colleagues in West Bengal. Doctors in Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Jaipur......
2019-06-14 08:17

The fight against HIV: then and now – Science Weekly podcast Earlier this year, the UK government announced it wanted to end new HIV transmissions in England by 2030. Hannah Devlin looks at the history of the epidemic, including its impact on the gay community, recent promising drug trials and whether Britain ...
2019-06-14 08:17

Tanker attack to be discussed at G20 ministerial meeting: Japan industry minister Japan's industry minister, Hiroshige Seko, said on Friday an attack on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman this week will be discussed at a meeting of G20 energy and environment ministers this weekend....
2019-06-14 08:34

Holy hell, Glenn Danzig might've just made The Room of horror anthologies God bless Glenn Danzig. He’s always been fully committed to his own idea of art, whether that’s been the full-steam-ahead punk rock of Misfits, the heavy metal of Danzig, or the extremity of his comic book company Verotik, a portmanteau of “violence”...
2019-06-14 08:34

Yes, this certainly is a trailer for a real movie where The Banana Splits murder people Back in February, we reported on the latest convulsion in pop culture’s ongoing efforts to choke on its own cherished nostalgia: An attempt by Syfy to bring back semi-remembered children’s entertainers The Banana Splits. As murderers....
2019-06-14 08:34

Grimdark, hopepunk and George Clooney Katie shares the best of the Pinkpop festival, Stevie gets appropriately overexcited about Euphoria and Bethany has a beverage melt-down in the presence of George Clooney....
2019-06-14 08:34

Valve Announces Dota Underlords, Preview Goes Live on Steam Valve has announced a new strategy based game called Dota Overlords, and it has already been made available as a preview for Dota 2 Battle Pass owners....
2019-06-14 08:34

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

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

|WATCH:Toryleadershiprace:Sevencandidatesmakeitthroughtosecondround Seven contenders in the Tory leadership race have been nominated to go through to the second round of voting by MPs, here are the results for the first round....
2019-06-14 09:00

Boy, 16, fatally shot while trying to sell Xbox: 'They killed my son over nothing,' mom cries Johnny Peluyera, 16, of Merrillville, Ind., was looking to sell his Microsoft Xbox game console. The teen thought he found a buyer in Gary, just a few miles away, after using an online sales app....
2019-06-14 09:17

Illegal immigrant charged in 3 DUI deaths now also facing weapons counts, authorities say An illegal immigrant from Mexico, charged with being drunk and crashing his vehicle into a mobile home in California last month, killing a couple and their 10-year-old son, now also faces federal weapons charges, authorities said....
2019-06-14 09:17

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

In Bishkek, PM Modi Talks Tough On Terror In Message To Pakistan In a stern message directed at Pakistan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit in Kyrgyzstan's capital Bishkek on Friday said that countries sponsoring,......
2019-06-14 10:00

There's a 'self-correcting' force in the oil market: Strategist Jurrien Timmer of Fidelity Investments says he expects oil prices to move higher, but "not in a material way" because U.S. producers can increase production in response to high prices....
2019-06-14 10:00

US futures fall amid worries over Middle East tensions and weak China data U.S. stock futures were lower on the final trading day of the week, with investors monitoring attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman and reacting to economic data out of China....
2019-06-14 10:00

States reap tax rewards from legalized marijuana sales Colorado, which started selling retail marijuana in 2014, broke the $1 billion tax revenue barrier in five years. In 11 U.S. states that have legalized recreational pot, tax revenues for 2018 topped $1.1 billion....
2019-06-14 10:17

About the Warriors’ Excess Timeout: It Was Not a Tribute to Chris Webber Golden State called a timeout it did not have at the end of Game 6, but don’t think of it as a mistake. It may have been the only chance to save its season....
2019-06-14 10:17

Vitamin E: Benefits And Top 7 Dietary Sources Of The Antioxidant Vitamin Vitamin E is a fat-soluble vitamin that has a number of forms but only one of them is useful for our body. Here's all you need to know about Vitamin E benefits and foods rich in this antioxidant......
2019-06-14 10:34

Yankees are in danger of being sunk by their struggling rotation CHICAGO — The question that popped into one slightly jet-lagged mind (we sat on the tarmac for a while) as the Yankees slogged through a 5-4 loss to the White Sox on Thursday night at Guaranteed Rate Field (worst ballpark name ever): At this point on...
2019-06-14 10:34

Jay Bilas talks NBA draft, Ja Morant’s talent and Dwight Howard regret ESPN college hoops analyst Jay Bilas talks with The Post’s Justin Terranova about Ja Morant’s rise, the mystery after No. 3 and a Dwight Howard mistake. Q: What were your initial thoughts as the lottery unfolded? A: The Knicks were disappointed becau...
2019-06-14 10:34

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

Detroit police chief faces backlash over neo-Nazi protest at Pride event James Craig was criticized after officers escorted National Socialist Movement members who carried weapons at Motor City PrideDetroit’s black police chief is under fire over his department’s handling of a neo-Nazi group’s protest of a LGBTQ Pride fes...
2019-06-14 10:51

'Police are a force of terror': the LGBT activists who want cops out of Pride Queer groups are protesting mainstream festivals and organizing alternative events that recognize ongoing police mistreatment of LGBT peopleIt took half a century, but this LGBT Pride month, the New York police department finally apologized for the i...
2019-06-14 10:51

G20 ministers to discuss oil tanker attacks at meeting in Japan – business live Oil prices volatile after US blames Iran amid sanctions standoffUK businesses urged to step up preparations for no-deal Brexit 9.48am BST Shell Energy Retail’s top boss has apologised to customers after UK energy regulator Ofgem ordered the utility t...
2019-06-14 10:51

Paintball attacks and liquefied rats: why we love sadistic gameshows From contestants forced to eat cockroaches in I’m a Celebrity or deprived of sleep in Netflix’s new gameshow Awake, we just love to watch human sufferingAwake is a new Netflix gameshow in which contestants must stay awake for 24 hours, then perform f...
2019-06-14 10:51

Nirmala Sitharaman Discusses Infra Capital Requirements With Stakeholders With an eye on creation of sustainable and stable opportunities, suggestions from the representatives of included containment of the rising cost of projects, rationalisation of levies and introduction......
2019-06-14 10:51

'Deepfake' videos, other tech could threaten 2020 election, Dems fear The House Intelligence Committee heard from artificial intelligence experts in a meeting Thursday over the potential threat “deepfake” technology could pose on America’s national security leading up to the 2020 presidential election....
2019-06-14 10:51

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

Tight security at Indonesia court as opposition pushes for fresh election Lawyers for Indonesia's political opposition called on Friday for President Joko Widodo's election victory to be annulled, telling the Constitutional Court it had been achieved through "systematic electoral fraud and abuse of power"....
2019-06-14 11:00

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

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

| WATCH: Prosecutors drop charges against 8 in Flint crisis Michigan prosecutors have dropped all criminal charges against eight people involved in the Flint water crisis, more than three years after investigators began examining what left the city's water system tainted with lead. WATCH NOW....
2019-06-14 11:17

Dota Underlords is Valve’s take on Auto Chess Dota Underlords is the official Valve version of Auto Chess. It's for PC and mobile and will be on Steam before heading to iOS and Android in open beta.Read More...
2019-06-14 11:34

|EFFtoknownextweekwhetheritcanappealManueldefamationruling The South Gauteng High Court will rule on Tuesday whether the Economic Freedom Fighters will be granted leave to appeal an earlier defamation ruling in its case against former Finance Minister Trevor Manuel....
2019-06-14 11:51

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

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

Samsung Galaxy Fit launches in the US at last with reasonable price and robust features Unveiled alongside the Galaxy Watch Active and Galaxy S10 smartphone lineup way back in February, the low-cost Samsung Galaxy Fit is only now going on sale stateside. This is aimed directly against the Fitbit Inspire HR at a recommended price of $99....
2019-06-14 12:17

Best Buy is now offering $300 savings on the entire Galaxy S10 family with carrier activation Samsung's newest high-end phones are not only objectively beautiful, demonstrably powerful, and packed with the latest advancements in display, camera, battery, and biometric recognition technology, but also surprisingly affordable... if you know whe...
2019-06-14 12:17

5G bands explained: Verizon vs AT&T vs Sprint vs T-Mobile vs World 5G is here. Well, at least in a few places in the US. The network of the future has started rolling out in the United States and across the globe across various carriers and starting in the first half of 2019, users can get a taste of what 5G really ...
2019-06-14 12:17

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

Airbus signs amended A400M deal with buyer countries Airbus said on Friday it had signed an agreement with European buyer countries for a revised contract for its delayed A400M military transporter plane....
2019-06-14 12:17

'We're small but mighty': Bermuda's plan to emulate Iceland's World Cup run The island has a population of a little over 65,000 but with an expanded World Cup in 2026, qualification for the tournament is not out of the questionKyle Lightbourne has been involved with Bermudan soccer for 30 years. Lightbourne’s playing career ...
2019-06-14 12:34

Why ransomware is still a pressing threat What changes have you observed in the ransomware landscape? At the start of the year we made a prediction that in 2019, synergistic threats will multiply, requiring combined responses. For context, attacks are usually centred on the use of one threat...
2019-06-14 12:34

The Latest: Calls spread to delay unpopular Hong Kong bills HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on the Hong Kong extradition bill and protests (all times local): 5:50 p.m. Signs are growing that passage of extradition bills that have spurred large protests in Hong Kong could be delayed. A group of former senior gover...
2019-06-14 12:51

Sarah Sanders To Leave White House Job, Go Back To Arkansas WASHINGTON (AP) — White House press secretary Sarah Sanders, whose tenure was marked by a breakdown in regular press briefings and questions about the administration’s credibility, as well as her own, will leave her post at the end of the month, Pres...
2019-06-14 12:51

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

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

Sudan military acknowledges violations in sit-in dispersal KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s ruling military has acknowledged that security forces committed violations when they moved in to disperse a protest sit-in camp outside the military headquarters in Khartoum last week. The spokesman of the ruling ...
2019-06-14 12:51

Text 911 service launches in 4 central Kentucky counties LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Officials say people in four central Kentucky counties can now use texting to communicate with emergency dispatchers. Lexington Mayor Linda Gorton said in a statement on Thursday that people can now send text messages to 9-1-1 c...
2019-06-14 12:51

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

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange faces extradition hearing LONDON (AP) — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is expected to appear at hearing in a London court via video link as he continues his fight against extradition to the United States. The 47-year-old Assange is currently in Belmarsh Prison on the outski...
2019-06-14 12:51

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

Wheels24.co.za | SEE: Fuel price hikes - Here's how much neighbouring African countries are paying for petrol Fuel prices have increased again in South Africa putting more strain on motorists and the local economy. Here's what neighbouring African countries are paying for petrol....
2019-06-14 12:51

Google Chrome 76 will make it easier to bypass paywalls Google may have released Chrome 75 just last week, but it’s already lining up a few nifty features for its upcoming release. Most importantly, the beta version of Chrome 76, which was officially released a day ago, makes a subtle tweak that may not b...
2019-06-14 12:51

Xiaomi Mi LED Smart Bulb Goes on Open Sale in India at Rs. 1,299 Xiaomi has announced that its Mi LED Smart Bulb is now available to buy for everyone. The smart bulb was originally released via the company's crowdfunding platform in limited quantity in the......
2019-06-14 13:00

Huawei Nova 5 Teaser Tips Bright Colour Options, Huawei Nova 5 Pro Listed The latest teaser for Huawei Nova 5 series indicates that the phones will flaunt bright colour options, while the Huawei Nova 5 Pro is now up for pre-order....
2019-06-14 13:00

Honor 20 Review Honor 20 has 'the best budget flagship' crown in its sight, but does it pack enough brawn to rise above its rivals? We find the answer in our review....
2019-06-14 13:00

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

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

Tennis: In-form Berrettini cruises into Stuttgart semis Italian Matteo Berrettini cruised into the Stuttgart Open last four on Friday after making light work of American Denis Kudla with a 6-3 6-3 win in just over an hour....
2019-06-14 13:17

Rallying: Ogier retires in Sardinia after hitting a rock World champion Sebastien Ogier retired from the Rally of Italy in Sardinia on Friday after hitting a rock and smashing his Citroen's suspension on the fifth stage....
2019-06-14 13:17

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

China sent official inquiry to FedEx regarding parcels delivery -Xinhua Chinese authorities sent an official inquiry to FedEx Corp over parcels that were delivered incorrectly, China's official Xinhua news agency reported on Friday....
2019-06-14 13:17

France sees progress on euro zone budget France's Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Friday important progress was made on a euro zone budget by the bloc's finance ministers in a meeting in Luxembourg....
2019-06-14 13:17

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

Karnataka Chief Minister Expands Cabinet By Inducting 2 Ministers Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy today expanded his cabinet by inducting two Independent MLAs into the ministry in an apparent move to give stability to his 13-month-old wobbly government....
2019-06-14 13:34

The Londoner: Michael Gove biographer says book was nothing personal Owen Bennett says he didn't have an axe to grind / Samantha Cameron reveals her admiration for Angela Merkel / Tom Watson's rude awakening at Glastonbury / TeamSaj's lonely hearts...
2019-06-14 13:34

Couple say they will have to fork out £30k to cover dream wedding abroad after May Bank Holiday date change A couple say they will have to fork out £30,000 to cover the costs of their dream wedding after the Government decided to move next year's May Bank Holiday to a Friday....
2019-06-14 13:34

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

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

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

U.S. Open: Justin Rose jumps into lead after late surge in first round Justin Rose took advantage of a soft course at Pebble Beach with five birdies for a 6-under 65, grabbing the lead after the first round of the 2019 U.S. Open....
2019-06-14 13:34

Telenovela star Edith González dies at 54 of ovarian cancer Mexican telenovela star Edith González died Thursday, three years after sharing her ovarian cancer diagnosis.        ...
2019-06-14 13:51

Cuba Gooding Jr. through the years Cuba Gooding Jr. was charged June 13 with "forcible touching" involving an accusation he groped a woman in a bar. The actor through the years.        ...
2019-06-14 13:51

Old Navy $1 flip flop sale is back Saturday with a golden flip flop contest Old Navy's annual $1 flip flop sale returns June 15, the day after National Flip Flop Day, and days before summer officially begins.        ...
2019-06-14 14:00

Smoking On Flights Is Banned, So Why Do Planes Still Have Ashtrays? Today, smoking on flights is banned almost internationally. And yet, most aircrafts still have ashtrays inside the washroom. So why do airplanes still have ashtrays? A video by Cheddar explains....
2019-06-14 14:00

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