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The matter dates back to 2017 when the Competition Commission referred a collusion case involving 17 banks to the Tribunal. Three domestic banks – Absa, Standard Bank and...

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How to turn your dorm room into a smart 'home' Please enjoy this guide to the best dorm room gear, just one part of our larger 2019 back-to-school series. In addition to top picks in 11 categories -- everything from laptops to smartphones to gaming and dorm gear -- we went big on tips and buying....
2019-08-14 22:51

Pandora hopes to pad its podcast lineup with direct uploads Pandora doesn't want to sit by the wayside while Spotify snaps up podcast listeners. The streaming music service has started accepting podcasts for "consideration" to be included in its catalog. Those who want a shot just have to submit their ...
2019-08-14 22:51

New Zealand Officials Admit Letting Christchurch Suspect Send Hateful Letter The lapse was particularly embarrassing because Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and other leaders said they would do everything they could to deny the suspect any further platform....
2019-08-14 22:51

We Just Have to Accept That The Handmaid's Tale Is a Fantasy Show Now The season three finale of The Handmaid’s Tale is powerful and tense, but not for the reasons the show used to be powerful and tense. It’s changed from a dystopian nightmare to a revenge fantasy. This is the moment viewers have to decide if they’re g...
2019-08-14 22:51

Panasonic Hid a Security Camera Inside a Lamp That Will Stand Out Like a Sore Thumb There’s certainly something to be said for cleverly hiding an object in plain sight, but Panasonic’s new incognito wireless security cameras are camouflaged inside a conspicuously tall floor lamp that doesn’t really look like a floor lamp, inevitably...
2019-08-14 22:51

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

Crackdowns Spread as Atlanta Imposes Night Ban on E-Scooters and E-Bikes Following the death of four scooter riders in the metro Atlanta area, the city has introduced a ban on the operation of permitted electric scooters and bikes during nighttime hours, the mayor’s office announced last week.Read more......
2019-08-14 22:51

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

Tucson man awaits sentencing in death of 73-year-old cyclist TUCSON – A Tucson man was convicted for dangerous manslaughter in the death of a 73-year-old man in 2017. Ramon Caro / Courtesy: Pima County Attorney’s Office Police say Ramon Caro reportedly struck 73-year-old David Meyer while he was driving under ...
2019-08-14 23:17

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

Union Pacific: 12 train cars derailed in central Tucson Tuesday TUCSON – A train derailment that occurred early Tuesday in central Tucson has prompted an investigation, Union Pacific officials say. According to officials, about 12 cars derailed at around 2 a.m. Tuesday at the Union Pacific’s rail yard...
2019-08-14 23:17

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

"The NFL Said Dad Wasn't Sick": A CTE Sufferer's Daughter's Journey Through The NFL Concussion Settlement George Andrie, an original member of the Dallas Cowboys’ famed Doomsday Defense, had Stage 4 chronic traumatic encephalopathy at the time of his death last August at the age of 78, according to researchers at Boston University who posthumously examin...
2019-08-14 23:17

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

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Hong Kong airport disruption, Geneva Conventions at 70, new Ebola drug, French fighters in Iraq, Mediterranean migrant and Aden updates Our main stories today cover: Human rights chief on chaos at Hong Kong airport; Geneva Conventions have been ‘limiting brutality’ for 70 years; breakthrough drug in DR Congo Ebola fight; France pushed to repatriate nationals on death row in Iraq; ‘Ra...
2019-08-14 23:51

Doctors say most metrics provided by your Apple Watch, Fitbit aren't helpful to them While more and more of us are wearing fitness trackers, doctors are trying to figure out what to do about data provided by wearables.        ...
2019-08-14 23:51

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

Mystery of Ghislaine Maxwell's whereabouts deepens as Epstein accusers eye his alleged madam Ghislaine Maxwell in the past was photographed with Jeffrey Epstein socializing with President Donald Trump, and attending the wedding of Chelsea Clinton, whose father, President Bill Clinton, like Trump had been friends with Epstein....
2019-08-15 00:17

Twitter is finally embracing change, and it seems to be working Twitter Product Lead Kayvon Beykpour on Tuesday said the company is being super intentional about delivering substantial changes to its product experience....
2019-08-15 00:17

Trump Immigration Head Ken Cuccinelli: Statue of Liberty Poem About People ‘Coming From Europe’ A top Trump immigration official offered an edit to the iconic poem engraved on the Statue of Liberty in the wake of the Administration’s newly announced plan making it tougher for some immigrants to obtain green cards. Schoolchildren nationwid...
2019-08-15 00:17

Fury as Trump official says poem on Statue of Liberty refers to 'people from Europe' USCIS head Ken Cuccinelli condemned over poem commentsFamed inscription welcomed millions of immigrants to AmericaKen Cuccinelli, the acting director of US Citizenship and Immigration Services, has sparked a new wave of criticism about the promise of...
2019-08-15 00:17

‘The boys' club has been obliterated’: meet the women of colour shaking up comedy For too long, the comedy scene has been pale and male. Now, with the help of Tiffany Haddish, a new Netflix show is bigging up black voices at lastIn 2017, Tiffany Haddish, the breakout star of Girls Trip, told the Guardian that she has never wanted ...
2019-08-15 00:51

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

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

AT&T and T-Mobile fight Caller ID spoofing with number verification system Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Tero Vesalainen) AT&T and T-Mobile announced a joint anti-robocall initiative today, but they didn't promise any new call-blocking capabilities for their customers. The carriers made a big deal of the partnership, sa...
2019-08-15 00:51

Apple’s new credit card comes with forced arbitration—here’s how to opt out Enlarge / Shiny! Apple's new credit card is rolling out in stages to interested users (I got mine on Monday) and the early reception is generally positive. The card's primary draw isn't in its benefits, which are perfectly fine but not outstanding...
2019-08-15 00:51

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

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

‘Palpable reduction’ in violence following Eid truce says Libya Mission, as UN investigates deadly bombing which left 3 staff dead A UN call for a humanitarian truce over this week’s Eid al-Adha religious holiday led to a “palpable reduction” of violence around the embattled capital of Tripoli, the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) said in a statement released on Wednesday....
2019-08-15 00:51

This Gigantic Whirlpool Is A Skylight And Rain Collector A massive whirlpool, located at The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore, makes for one of its central attractions. The large whirlpool forms inside a 70-foot diameter acrylic bowl and serves as......
2019-08-15 01:17

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

Senate Democrats ask Trump to shift wall money to gun measures Two senior Senate Democrats on Wednesday asked President Donald Trump to withdraw his $5 billion request for border wall funding and use the money on initiatives to combat gun violence in the aftermath of back-to-back mass shootings in Texas and Ohio...
2019-08-15 01:17

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

Terry Rozier talks Knicks about-face and ‘great dude’ Kyrie Irving The Knicks whiffed on a Kevin Durant-Kyrie Irving duo, watching the All-Stars head across town to Brooklyn in free agency. Turns out they even got Irving’s backup with the Celtics snatched out from under them, too. After thinking they had Terry Rozie...
2019-08-15 01:17

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

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

Stan Van Gundy bolting ESPN in major NBA media move Turner Sports is revamping its NBA coverage and is on the verge of hiring Stan Van Gundy away from ESPN to be a prominent game analyst, The Post has learned. Van Gundy’s addition could have long-term implications for Turner’s top games. For its...
2019-08-15 01:17

This spooky Monero-mining malware waits to be controlled remotely Cybersecurity researchers have discovered a mysterious new strain of cryptocurrency mining (cryptomining) malware that employs powerful techniques to avoid detection and analysis. Software firm Varonis determined the malware is based on Monero mining...
2019-08-15 01:17

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

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

Rare antelopes and black cats caught on camera on Mount Kilimanjaro Rare antelopes, black serval cats, and other species were caught on film on Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania. The antelope species cannot be found anywhere else in the world and was only photographed as recently as 2003.       ...
2019-08-15 01:17

Capital One data breach suspect may have hacked 30-plus companies, prosecutors say Federal prosecutors say a woman charged in a massive data breach at Capital One may have hacked more than 30 other organizations.       ...
2019-08-15 01:51

For this soccer superstar, skipping World Cup in protest was painful, lonely and necessary Ada Hegerberg, the Norwegian who was named world player of the year in 2018, sat out over frustration with her country's investment in the women's game. "Hopefully, the next generation doesn’t have to do the same thing,” she told The Post of her deci...
2019-08-15 01:51

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

Steve King asks, ‘Would there be any population’ if not for rape, incest Controversial Iowa Congressman Steve King, in an eyebrow-raising defense of his anti-abortion legislation, questioned Wednesday whether there would “be any population of the world left” if not for rape and incest. While speaking at the We...
2019-08-15 01:51

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

Liverpool sink Chelsea to lift Super Cup thanks to Adrián shootout save • Liverpool 2-2 Chelsea aet: Liverpool win 5-4 on penalties• Adrián saves Tammy Abraham’s penalty after tight 120 minutesIt was 12.43am local time when the teams were finally prised apart. The players in red had set off on their victory run, all head...
2019-08-15 02:17

Amanda Stanton Describes Ex-Boyfriend Josh Murray's "Controlling" Habits in Juicy Memoir When it comes to her past relationship with Josh Murray, Amanda Stanton may have experienced a lot more thorns than roses. More than two years after the Bachelor in Paradise stars went......
2019-08-15 02:17

The Internet Is Pissed Bachelor Nation Members Are Comparing Demi Burnett to Jed Wyatt Nothing like some Bachelor in Paradise drama off screen. Like so many viewers, some members of Bachelor Nation can't resist tweeting and posting during a new episode of ABC's hit......
2019-08-15 02:17

No. 4 Simona Halep rallies to avoid upset in Ohio Simona Halep rallies for a three-set win over Ekaterina Alexandrova in the Western & Southern Open in Ohio        ...
2019-08-15 02:17

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

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

FAA bans certain models of MacBook Pros from flights following recent recall The FAA has banned some older-generaion MacBook Pro laptops that have been recalled by Apple because the batteries are prone to overheating.       ...
2019-08-15 02:17

Best beaches to visit on a cruise Islands and coasts around the world offer clear waters and clean sands. Check out the 12 best beaches to visit on a cruise, according to Cruise Critic.       ...
2019-08-15 02:17

Misfit’s Vapor X smartwatch is now available for $200 Misfit has launched its newest smartwatch as a follow-up to the Vapor 2, which packed in all the features you’d expect, like built-in GPS as well as a heart-rate sensor, but didn’t rely on the best processor. The brand’s new Vapor X...
2019-08-15 02:17

Mike Tyson reveals weed budget and plans for resort Mike Tyson is a big marijuana fan. He says he and his business partner spend thousands each month on cannabis and are developing a weed resort.       ...
2019-08-15 02:51

Microsoft's latest privacy policy says vendors listen to voice data Microsoft Corp said on Wednesday it updated its privacy policy to let customers know that it had been collecting voice data of its users with the help of employees and contractors....
2019-08-15 02:51

Trade tensions and a weaker yuan drive Chinese crypto demand, market players say Trade tensions between the United States and China and a weakening yuan are boosting demand for cryptocurrencies among Chinese investors, market players from Asia to New York said....
2019-08-15 02:51

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

Zac Brown loses bid to limit public access to his home in Alaska Country singer Zac Brown asked to remove easements allowing access along his Alaska property, but the bid was rejected by a local planning commission.        ...
2019-08-15 02:51

Trudeau rapped again for conflicts of interest The report by an ethics watchdog is a setback for Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, just two months ahead of his closely contested reelection bid....
2019-08-15 03:17

UPDATE 1-PES to begin laying off union refinery workers on Thursday -sources Refiner Philadelphia Energy Solutions will begin dismissing some of its 640 union workers on Thursday, more than a week before its stated Aug. 25 termination date, two sources familiar with the plan said....
2019-08-15 03:17

Bankruptcy filings by U.S. energy producers pick up speed -law firm analysis Bankruptcy filings by U.S. energy producers so far this year have already nearly matched the total for the whole of 2018, law firm Haynes & Boone reported on Wednesday, as volatile oil and gas prices drive companies to seek protection from creditors....
2019-08-15 03:17

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

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

After two years of delays, Minecraft’s visual upgrade has been canceled This gallery serves as a reminder of the Minecraft that could have been. It looked incredible. [credit: Mojang / Sam Machkovech ] After anno...
2019-08-15 03:17

Installing an SSD in a Windows 10 laptop is both the best and worst upgrade I’ve ever done As the designated tech guy around the house, I knew even before my parents told me that their Windows 10 laptop is getting slower and slower that I had to swap the original hard drive with one of the solid-state variety, or SSD as they’re calle...
2019-08-15 03:17

Arizona baby rescued from hot car as mom shopped at Target: reports Arizona police on Tuesday arrested a mother who had left her baby in a hot car while shopping in a Target with her other children, according to reports....
2019-08-15 03:51

At least 6 Philadelphia officers wounded in shootout; police warn of active scene At least six Philadelphia police officers were shot, reportedly grazed in the head, in an ongoing shootout in the city's Nicetown neighborhood on Wednesday afternoon that has been unfolding for almost five hours. ...
2019-08-15 03:51

CBI Officers Who Led Saradha, 2G Probe Awarded President's Police Medals CBI officers who are probing the Saradha ponzi scam and the 2G telecom spectrum allocation scam are among the 32 personnel from the agency awarded the coveted police medals on the occasion of......
2019-08-15 03:51

UP Cops Announce Restrictions On "Namaz Or Aarti" On Roads Religious activities on public roads that hinder traffic will not be allowed in Uttar Pradesh barring special occasions, the police said on Wednesday....
2019-08-15 03:51

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

Experience, training, insurance could be required on Everest A committee is recommending Nepal require would-be climbers to have experience climbing tall peaks, proper training, good health and rescue insurance to obtain a permit for Mount Everest...
2019-08-15 04:17

Sanford points to Labor Day decision on primary challenge to Trump Mark Sanford says he should decide by around Labor Day if he’s going to mount what he admitted would be “a long-shot” GOP primary bid against President Trump. “I gave myself a month and I’m running up on that deadline,” Sanford said Wednesday as he s...
2019-08-15 04:17

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

Edmonton ups solar panel rebate to cover portion after province bows out The city of Edmonton has revamped the solar panel rebate program to cover off a portion of a subsidy the Alberta government was providing, now that the province is no longer involved....
2019-08-15 04:17

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

Worried About Aaron Judge? He Isn’t. Judge, the Yankees’ star slugger, has struggled all August, with just one home run since July 20. But he’s already learned to avoid overreacting to slumps....
2019-08-15 04:17

New York Students to Speak with NASA Astronaut Aboard Space Station SciGirls viewers from New York will have an opportunity on Monday, Aug. 19, to talk live with NASA astronaut Christina Koch aboard the International Space Station....
2019-08-15 04:17

Jailed Saudi Activist Told To Deny Torture In Release Deal, Says Family Loujain al-Hathloul, an imprisoned women's rights activist in Saudi Arabia, refused an offer of freedom in exchange for recording a videotaped statement testifying that she had not been tortured, her......
2019-08-15 04:51

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

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

Inside a 24-hour firehouse shift with UFC heavyweight Stipe Miocic Former UFC champion Stipe Miocic will challenge Daniel Cormier for the heavyweight belt on Saturday. But his training was put on hold for a 24-hour shift at the local firehouse....
2019-08-15 04:51

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

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

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

In Cold Case Hammarskjöld, a gonzo journalist spins a wild conspiracy theory What really happened to Dag Hammarskjöld? Was the plane crash that killed the United Nations secretary-general and 15 others on the night of September 18, 1961, just as he was on his way negotiate a cease-fire with Belgian-backed Katangese forces in ...
2019-08-15 04:51

Sony developing Searching sequel that probably won't star John Cho, sorry With a clever take on the “screen life” sub-genre (it’s like your computer screen, but a movie) and the crazy likability of leading man John Cho, Searching was one of last year’s biggest little hits. And like Unfriended before it, Searching will have...
2019-08-15 04:51

Fox News dipshit says Shia LaBeouf called him "trash" in an airport lounge, which rules Shia LaBeouf’s no angel—we’ve written about his troubling behavior, the consequences of his substance abuse issues, and his weird plagiarism. The actor’s since apologized, gotten sober, and discussed how his work on this year’s excellent The Peanut B...
2019-08-15 04:51

Stocks losses deepen as a key recession warning surfaces For the first time since 2007, the yields on short-term U.S. bonds eclipsed those of long-term bonds. This phenomenon has preceded every recession in the last 50 years....
2019-08-15 05:17

Andy Dick says he was punched: Police arrest man in attack on the comedian After Andy Dick said he was punched outside of a nightclub, police have made an arrest on suspicion of second-degree battery and simple battery.        ...
2019-08-15 05:51

Microplastics Are Blowing Into the Pristine Arctic In snow samples collected across the Arctic and Europe, researchers find tens of thousands of microplastic particles per liter of snow—even in remote areas....
2019-08-15 05:51

Opinion: Ohio State has market cornered on THE dumbest ideas Ohio State files trademark application for ''the" -- the most commonly used word in the English language. This is pure pretentiousness by the school.       ...
2019-08-15 05:51

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

Jay-Z, Roger Goodell explain partnership between Roc Nation, NFL: 'This is action' Jay-Z and NFL commissioner Roger Goodell explained partnership between league and Roc Nation, said they are taking action sparked by player protests.       ...
2019-08-15 05:51

Nationals put up 10 runs in 5th, 6 in 6th, beat Reds 17-7 Anthony Rendon, Kurt Suzuki and Adam Eaton hit homers in a 10-run fifth that included an RBI single from Stephen Strasburg, and the Washington Nationals tacked on another six runs in the next inning to rout the Cincinnati Reds 17-7    ...
2019-08-15 05:51

Australia removes climate 'crisis' from Pacific islands draft declaration Sources say Canberra has softened language, getting rid of all but one reference to coalSupport our independent journalism with a single or recurring contributionAustralia has succeeded in removing all but one reference to coal on the draft communiqu...
2019-08-15 05:51

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

Giant chicken at Knesset slams 'cowardice' of Israel toward Hamas Frustrated by Israel's response to Hamas, advocates set up a large, inflatable chicken outside the parliament building Wednesday -- with a message that read, "putting an end to fear, demanding an Israeli victory."...
2019-08-15 05:51

Investigators: Sala poisoned by carbon monoxide before plane crash Soccer star Emiliano Sala and pilot David Ibbotson suffered dangerous levels of carbon monoxide before the private plane they were in crashed in the English Channel in January....
2019-08-15 05:51

Cramer's lightning round: Expect a 'little more weakness' in this group "Mad Money" host Jim Cramer rings the lightning round bell, which means he's giving his answers to callers' stock questions at rapid speed....
2019-08-15 05:51

A person is in custody in the shooting death of a 7-year-old St. Louis boy, police say A person is in custody in connection with the death of a 7-year-old boy who was fatally shot this week, St. Louis police Lt. Col. Rochelle Jones said Wednesday....
2019-08-15 06:17

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

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

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

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

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

WeWork to test IPO investor appetite with widening losses WeWork owner The We Company published detailed financial statements for the first time on Wednesday, revealing breakneck revenue growth and soaring losses, as it prepares for an initial public offering as early as next month....
2019-08-15 06:51

Stocks, oil plunge on growing signs of global slowdown Equity markets tanked and oil prices fell sharply on Wednesday after a closely watched bond indicator pointed to the growing risk of a U.S. recession that was heightened by data showing Germany's economy in contraction and China's worsening....
2019-08-15 06:51

Mickey Callaway’s curious decision dooms Mets ATLANTA — Steven Matz’s best road start of the season carried the Mets into the seventh inning Wednesday night and then all hell broke loose. First, manager Mickey Callaway removed the left-hander at 79 pitches — after allowing him to bat in the prev...
2019-08-15 06:51

Derek Jeter’s sad endorsement of Marlins’ Don Mattingly MIAMI — His club seemingly headed to a second consecutive last-place finish in the NL East, Miami Marlins CEO Derek Jeter isn’t ready to disclose whether manager Don Mattingly will return next season. “There hasn’t been a decision y...
2019-08-15 06:51

Trump implies trade deal with China can wait for Hong Kong resolution Trump has previously said little about the protests in the semi-autonomous Chinese city, except to make it clear he believes that Hong Kong and China need to "deal with that themselves.''...
2019-08-15 07:17

The Latest: No cancellations for Placido Domingo in Europe While two U.S. opera houses have canceled performances by famed tenor Placido Domingo following sexual harassment allegations, European opera houses are taking a cautious approach...
2019-08-15 07:17

Samsung patents yet another foldable phone design while we still await the Galaxy Fold One of the highest-profile tech stories of 2019 so far involves a product that’s about a month or so from launch, and which was supposed to have already launched earlier this year until embarrassing mistakes squelched that possibility. We&rsquo...
2019-08-15 07:51

Huawei employees reportedly caught helping African governments spy on opposition Well, the US now has yet another reported case of espionage-related misdeeds it can point to as additional proof of why the Huawei ban should remain in place. The Chinese consumer electronics giant is under scrutiny again, this time over a Wall Stree...
2019-08-15 07:51

Scaramucci accuses Trump of ‘mentally declining,’ which the White House says is ‘ridiculous’ Former White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci and current press secretary Stephanie Grisham appeared back to back on the same news show....
2019-08-15 07:51

Country singer Hunter Hayes to drop 'Wild Blue,' surprise album of heartbreak, turbulence Hunter Hayes surprised fans, revealing new album 'Wild Blue' is set to come out Friday. The 10-song album is Hayes' first in three years.        ...
2019-08-15 07:51

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

Trudeau announces $11.4 million in flood protection funding for Fredericton The federal money is meant to help the New Brunswick capital better protect key transportation systems and municipal infrastructure so essential services can continue during floods....
2019-08-16 12:34

'Hey Google' to help you set reminders for everyone in the family A new update for the Google Assistant allows users to set reminders for others in their Google contacts. Reminders can be set by time or location.       ...
2019-08-16 12:34

4 functional tricks for your new iPhone features There are ways to tinker with your device's appearance and functionality most of them unknown to the average iPhone owner.       ...
2019-08-16 12:34

Feds say 30 other companies may have been breached by suspected Capital One hacker Investigators say they’ve found a server from the accused Capital One hacker with information from several other companies.       ...
2019-08-16 12:34

Bosch's Indian Unit Begins Restructuring As Auto Sector Slowdown Bites India-listed manufacturer Bosch Ltd said on Tuesday it had begun restructuring parts of its business in light of a deepening slowdown in the country's automotive industry, as the German car parts......
2019-08-16 12:34

Volkswagen India Considering New-Gen Polo Based On MQB A0 IN Platform The 6th generation of the Volkswagen Polo made its debut in 2017 and back then we told you that the car will not make its way to India. However, Volkswagen India has confirmed that it is considering......
2019-08-16 12:34

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

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

New Porsche Panamera 2020 facelift caught on camera News 15 Aug, 2019 An updated version of the Porsche Panamera has been snapped during its road assessment, sporting a mild design update...
2019-08-16 12:34

Israel Bans Reps. Omar and Tlaib From Entry Over Support for Boycotts (JERUSALEM) — Israel said Thursday that it will bar two Democratic congresswomen from entering the country ahead of a planned visit over their support for a Palestinian-led boycott movement, a decision announced shortly after President Donald T...
2019-08-16 12:34

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

The greatest Mexican of them all, Julio Cesar Chavez Julio Cesar Chavez looks back on his incredible career and difficult retirement The post The greatest Mexican of them all, Julio Cesar Chavez appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-08-16 13:00

White professor investigated for quoting James Baldwin's use of N-word Laurie Sheck, who teaches at the New School, says inquiry followed a complaint that she had discussed Baldwin’s use of the slurThe Pulitzer-nominated poet Laurie Sheck, a professor at the New School in New York City, is being investigated by the univ...
2019-08-16 13:00

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

As investor confidence crumbles, the Fed can act to stave off a recession: Cramer "If bond yields keep plummeting, it might not matter. We'll scare ourselves right out of this terrific multi-year expansion, for certain," Jim Cramer says....
2019-08-16 13:00

Luckin Coffee CFO: Trade war with US will hit Chinese consumer confidence 'at some point' The chief financial officer of Luckin Coffee — Starbucks' challenger for the Chinese coffee market — said Thursday that the trade war will hit consumer confidence....
2019-08-16 13:00

Coach-owner Tapestry shares tumble as its sales and forecast disappoint Tapestry forecast a surprise fall in first-quarter revenue and profit on Thursday, as the high-end fashion house struggles with sluggish demand for its Kate Spade handbags, sending its shares down 6%....
2019-08-16 13:00

Archaeologists discovered an invaluable cache of ritual artifacts at Pompeii Enlarge / All these items were contained within a wooden box unearthed at the Archaeological Park of Pompeii. (credit: Cesare Abbate (ANSA)) Crystals, amber, amethyst, phallic amulets, glass beads, figurines, and a miniature human skull were among ...
2019-08-16 13:00

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

Twitter is testing a filter for potentially offensive messages Twitter is taking its screening of unknown direct messages a step further. The social media giant announced today that it is testing a filter for messages that contain offensive content. Messages containing potentially suspect words will be stored aw...
2019-08-16 13:00

Google is making it easier to shoot proper portraits on Chromebooks For all the odd souls out there who love taking photos with their tablets, Google's latest Chrome OS update is a big one. In addition to adding centralized music controls and support for virtual desktops, Chrome OS 76 adds a new portrait mode to...
2019-08-16 13:00

BMW revives 'lost' concept car Concept cars -- after making the auto show rounds -- typically end up in an automaker's museum. But in 1970, BMW lost a concept car -- it just disappeared. But with today's technology and a whole lot of will, the lost car is back....
2019-08-16 13:00

CBS will air the Nintendo World Championships starting August 25th CBS is set to air the Nintendo World Championships later this month. The trio of esports tournaments -- in which Super Mario Maker 2, Splatoon 2 and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate players duked it out -- will debut on August 25th at 1 PM ET. The network....
2019-08-16 13:00

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

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

Trump’s Hong Kong Caution Isolates Him From Congress, Allies and Advisers In his showdown with Beijing over trade and tariffs, Mr. Trump is ignoring his hawkish advisers, who believe China threatens American interests worldwide....
2019-08-16 13:00

The F.D.A.’s New Cigarette Warnings Are Disturbing. See for Yourself. Weakened by court battles with major tobacco companies, the F.D.A. has softened its depictions of smoking-related illnesses required for cigarette packs....
2019-08-16 13:00

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

Burberry Is Down at Heel Without China It isn’t an easy time for companies that depend on selling expensive products to Chinese consumers. Trench-coat maker Burberry is particularly exposed to the chill winds blowing from Asia....
2019-08-16 13:34

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

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

Trump would love to make a trade deal with China ‘on our terms’ China on Thursday vowed to retaliate against any new tariffs in the trade war with the United States — even as it said it would be willing to meet the White House “halfway” on trade issues. Beijing’s Finance Ministry said in a statement that Washingt...
2019-08-16 13:34

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

My Name Is Heracles, And I Have Father Issues The story of Heracles is considered one of the oldest of the Greek myths. Heracles’ popularity stretched from the western world to the far reaches of northern India.  ...
2019-08-16 13:34

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

There’s a great ‘Avengers: Endgame’ Easter egg you missed… because you can’t really see it Now that we’re done rooting for Avengers: Endgame to crush Avatar at the box office, we can focus on the digital release of the highest-grossing film of all time. Avengers 4 has been available online for a few weeks and the Blu-Ray version just...
2019-08-16 13:34

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

Investors should be more worried when the yield curve steepens again Many worry that the inversion in the yield curve is a scary recession warning, but it can be even scarier when the curve reverses and begins to steepen again....
2019-08-16 13:34

From a gentle squeeze to an emotional embrace, I’m a black-belt in hugging | Hannah Jane Parkinson A hug is sort of a human contact master key: it works with all the emotionsI am aware of the split between huggers and non-huggers; a self-identifier almost as stentorian as Remain or Leave, Manchester United or Liverpool, Blur or Oasis. I am a hugge...
2019-08-16 13:34

New York fashion week show pulled in protest over venue link to Trump donor Rag & Bone relocating show from The Shed after amid backlash against Hudson Yards developer Stephen RossThe backlash against Trump re-election fundraiser and New York’s Hudson Yards developer, Stephen Ross, is intensifying as two fashion houses move ...
2019-08-16 13:34

Anna Jones’ recipes for fruit cobbler and corn salad | The Modern Cook Arm yourself with a couple of baskets and stuff them with the season’s bounty to make a fruity crumble cobbler and a charred corn saladMy second-ever job (after being on the popcorn stand at the local cinema) was working at a pick-your-own farm just ...
2019-08-16 13:34

The Audi E-Tron Beats Chevy Bolt, Tesla Model S in IIHS Safety Tests It’s still pretty rare to see a full-battery vehicle rated by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, because there still aren’t that many of them. Even rarer is what the 2019 Audi E-Tron achieved: the Top Safety Pick+ award, making it the first...
2019-08-16 13:34

I've Driven Base Models All My Life And I Need Something Nicer! What Car Should I Buy? Brandon lives in Indiana and has owned only base model cars. He wants to treat himself to something a bit nicer. He needs to rack up high mileage and has up to twenty grand to spend on a quality used commuter car with some upgrades. What car should h...
2019-08-16 13:34

My $500 Postal Jeep Got Rammed By A Hummer H2 And Somehow I'm Still Alive At the top of my list of “nightmare car scenarios” is someone in a three-ton Hummer H2 failing to notice me in a rusted-out version of a vehicle that, even when new, was highly unsafe. But that’s what happened last week as I piloted my $500 Postal Je...
2019-08-16 13:34

Even The Base C8 Corvette Has A Claimed Top Speed Of 194 MPH Not only can you buy the base mid-engine 2020 C8 Chevy Corvette for under $60,000, but that shockingly good-sounding deal also comes with a claimed top speed of nearly 200 mph....
2019-08-16 13:34

Autosport, Sporting Memories host black-tie event at Williams Autosport has teamed up with dementia, Alzheimer's and loneliness charity Sporting Memories Foundation for a new event this year held at the factory of Formula 1 team Williams...
2019-08-16 13:34

Video: How do Bottas and Ocon compare for Mercedes F1 seat in 2020? Mercedes faces a titanic decision ahead of 2020, with Toto Wolff and his squad needing to decide between Valtteri Bottas and Esteban Ocon to pair with Lewis Hamilton next season...
2019-08-16 13:34

You Should Definitely Track Your Loved Ones' Phones. Actually Maybe Not. Apple’s Find My Friends, Google Maps location sharing and Life360 let you stay on top of where your family and friends are, which can be both incredibly creepy and incredibly helpful....
2019-08-16 13:34

Hackers Subvert Security Checks Like the Browser Padlock Recent attacks have shown that cybercriminals have co-opted techniques and tools that people commonly use to distinguish real communications and websites from fake ones, such as the padlock in a browser window....
2019-08-16 13:34

Israel allows U.S. congresswoman’s West Bank visit on humanitarian grounds Tlaib said this would likely be the last chance to see her grandmother and that she would respect any restrictions and “not promote boycotts” during her visit....
2019-08-16 13:34

Celebrity event guru Colin Cowie’s old condo to hit market The former home of celebrity wedding planner Colin Cowie at 12 E. 12th St. will soon hit the market for $12.49 million. In March, Page Six reported that Cowie, who’s planned events for Oprah Winfrey, Jennifer Lopez and Kim Kardashian, proposed to his...
2019-08-16 14:00

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

Rockwell Collins tapped for E-2D Hawkeye trainer systems The U.S. Navy awarded a $31 million contract to Rockwell Collins for an E-2D Hawkeye Integrated Training System III Weapons System Trainer and an aircrew procedures trainer....
2019-08-16 14:00

Fantasy Baseball Prospects Report: Is it time to stash Jesus Luzardo again? Injuries have prevented the Athletics' ace of the future from becoming their ace of the present, but his rapid progress suggests there's still time. He's among Scott White's top prospects to stash....
2019-08-16 14:00

Review: ‘Where’d You Go, Bernadette’ is lousy Linklater Richard Linklater directed this? Yes, the same person who brought us “Boyhood,” “Before Sunrise” and “Everybody Wants Some!!” has turned “Where’d You Go, Bernadette” — Maria Semple’s popular, funny, satirical novel — into comm...
2019-08-16 14:00

Ruben Tejada back with Mets years after landmark injury Ruben Tejada is back with the Mets, but he's here because the Mets suffered a devastating loss in Jeff McNeil.       ...
2019-08-16 14:34

EA Sports NCAA football game is long gone, but college players want it back EA Sports NCAA Football has been gone for more than six years but college football players across Tennessee are still clamoring for its return.       ...
2019-08-16 14:34

Nike wanted to pay Romeo Langford $20K in high school, lawyer Michael Avenatti claims A court motion filed by Michael Avenatti claims Nike wanted to pay former Indiana basketball star Romeo Langford $20,000 while he was in high school.       ...
2019-08-16 14:34

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

"He Has Gone Mad": Danish MPs On Trump's Reported Plan To Buy Greenland Danish politicians on Friday poured scorn on the notion of selling Greenland to the United States following reports that President Donald Trump had privately discussed the idea of buying the world's......
2019-08-16 14:34

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

Why Walmart's rapidly growing e-commerce business could change the game for Amazon For 20 years Walmart has struggled to pull its online act together while Amazon.com seized nearly half of the US online shopping market. But Walmart's multibillion-dollar investment campaign now seems to be paying off....
2019-08-16 14:34

THE MOBILE CHECKOUT BENCHMARK REPORT: How Amazon, Target, and other top e-tailers rank on checkout features that drive conversion (AMZN, TGT, WMT) Business Insider IntelligenceThis is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence. Current subscribers can read the report here. Mobile commerce (m-commerce) isn’t just the future of online shopping — it’s absor...
2019-08-16 14:34

Trump has 'repeatedly expressed interest' in buying Greenland for the US Associated Press President Donald Trump is interested in buying Greenland for the US, according to a report from The Wall Street Journal. Greenland, an autonomous territory of Denmark, is in an important geopolitical territory and the site of the U...
2019-08-16 14:34

Disneyland Haunted Mansion 50th anniversary merchandise — what to buy Sunny Chanel / Business Insider The Haunted Mansion just turned 50. Disney released over 200 items to celebrate this milestone. One of the most beloved amusement park rides in the entire world, the Haunted Mansion has a cult-like following. During ...
2019-08-16 14:34

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

The best women's laptop bags you can buy Laptop bags pull a lot of wardrobe weight; they need to look stylish, go with most anything, and travel well since you'll likely be carrying them a lot. Our top pick, the Ryan Laptop Bag from Dagne Dover, has many of the features of the brand's best-...
2019-08-16 14:34

After her husband's death, a woman and her friends drank beer in their wedding dresses for an uplifting 'Friends'-inspired photoshoot Courtesy of Miranda Helmuth Photography Katie Swantek's husband Brett died in a tragic accident in May. When she came across her wedding dress in storage, she was inspired by an episode of "Friends" to take more photos wearing it. Her wedding photog...
2019-08-16 14:34

'Don't deport Melania' goes viral after comedian Trevor Noah devises a joke conspiracy theory about Trump's immigration policies Chip Somodevilla/Getty Image The "Daily Show" host and comedian Trevor Noah devised a viral conspiracy theory that President Donald Trump is targeting first lady Melania Trump with his immigration policies. "Now you might be asking, why would he wan...
2019-08-16 14:34

The best desks you can buy for your home office A good desk should provide style and functionality to your workspace. The Three Posts Lamantia computer desk does both, fitting in with the rest of your décor while providing a work surface that meets all of your needs, and is equipped to ...
2019-08-16 14:34

Uganda's cash-strapped cops spend $126 million on CCTV from Huawei A forest of slender white poles topped with dark, unblinking eyes is quietly sprouting on the rubbish-strewn, potholed street corners of the Ugandan capital....
2019-08-16 14:34

Puerto Rico had three governors in a week. Now what? Puerto Rico's political turmoil culminated with a stretch when it had three governors in less than a week. Where does the U.S. territory stand now?        ...
2019-08-16 14:34

Tommy John wanted to know how many people change underwear every day. The results might surprise you A survey conducted by underwear brand Tommy John suggests a large percentage of Americans aren't changing underwear every day.        ...
2019-08-16 14:34

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

Move over, Florida man: Woman pulls gator from pants during Fort Myers traffic stop Ariel Michelle Marchan-Le Quire, who also had more than 40 turtles in a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles backpack, pleaded no contest to multiple charges.        ...
2019-08-16 14:34

Judge panel to Trump administration: Detained migrant kids need soap and toothpaste A federal appeals panel dismissed a Trump administration bid to limit the hygiene resources provided to immigrant children, like soap and toothpaste.        ...
2019-08-16 14:34

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

Sam Darnold Sets the Tone in Jets Win Over Falcons Darnold started things off with a 66-yard touchdown drive. On a good night for quarterbacks and a bad night for kickers, the Jets walked away with a victory....
2019-08-16 14:34

Hong Kong protesters call for 'Mulan' boycott Liu Yifei, the actress starring in Disney's upcoming live-action "Mulan", waded into the Hong Kong protest controversy on Thursday by expressing support for the Hong Kong police....
2019-08-16 15:00

Colin Kaepernick recognizes protest anniversary Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick -- who became a lightning rod in 2016 when he refused to stand during the National Anthem to protest the police shootings of black men and other social injustices faced by African Americans -- r...
2019-08-16 15:00

Russian pilot says he's no hero despite praise for crash-landing A Russian pilot who landed a passenger plane in a cornfield after hitting a flock of birds said he was no hero despite the Kremlin lauding him for saving the lives of 233 people....
2019-08-16 15:00

Italian political standoff keeps rescued migrants stranded at sea A charity rescue ship carrying 134 migrants, mostly Africans, waited off the coast of Italy on Friday as a battle between former political allies in Rome stopped it docking at the southern island of Lampedusa....
2019-08-16 15:00

British policeman killed investigating burglary, PM Johnson shocked British police launched a murder investigation after an officer was killed in southeast England, the latest in a spate of violent crimes that has forced new Prime Minister Boris Johnson to pledge to do more to protect law and order....
2019-08-16 15:00

Some telephone connectivity in Kashmir to resume from Friday night, says official Some telephone connections in Indian Kashmir will be restored from Friday night, including in the main city of Srinagar, the top state government official said, after a lengthy communications shutdown....
2019-08-16 15:00

House panel subpoenas ex-Trump campaign chief Lewandowski The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee said on Thursday it has subpoenaed President Donald Trump's former campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, to testify in public as part of its investigation of the Trump presidency....
2019-08-16 15:00

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

Comics Bobcat Goldthwait, Dana Gould injured in Atlanta car crash Standup comedians Dana Gould and Bobcat Goldthwait were injured in a two-vehicle crash as they were pulling up to a gig at an Atlanta theater on Thursday....
2019-08-16 15:34

Mary Max’s estate could all go to her disabled mother The mother of Mary Max — who was married to famed pop artist Peter Max and took her own life in June — stands to inherit her daughter’s entire estate, according to new court records. Mary’s brother, Daniel Balkin, filed an Administration Petiti...
2019-08-16 15:34

Blistering audit blames MTA overtime crisis on poor time-keeping, cushy contracts MTA brass turned a blind eye to the agency’s out-of-control overtime spending for nearly a decade — failing to tackle cushy union contracts that fuel costs or upgrade archaic paper time-keeping systems, a blistering new audit found. ̶...
2019-08-16 15:34

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

A 12-year-old snags a mammoth discovery while on vacation in Ohio An Ohio boy playing around in a creek bed stumbled across an odd, ridged object jutting out of the mud. To his surprise, it turned out to be a woolly mammoth tooth....
2019-08-16 15:34

Israel blocks Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib from entering country Trump openly encouraged Israel to bar Reps. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., and Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., from taking a planned trip to the country.        ...
2019-08-16 15:34

Gibraltar defies U.S. intervention and releases Iran oil tanker The United States applied to seize an Iranian oil supertanker impounded in Gibraltar. The ship has been released.        ...
2019-08-16 15:34

Sanchez keen on staying at Man United, says Solskjaer "Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer on Friday dismissed media reports that claimed Alexis Sanchez was keen on leaving the Premier League club before the European transfer window shuts next month."...
2019-08-16 15:34

Maguire rejected colossal City contract to join United - Paper Round "Harry Maguire turned down £278,000 a week at Manchester City to join their rivals, Alexis Sanchez\u0027s massive contract is revealed, Adrian turned down an improved deal at West Ham and Jack Butland wants a European move. It\u0027s Friday\u0027s Pa...
2019-08-16 15:34

Pogba's brother hints midfielder could still join Real Madrid "Mathias Pogba has hinted that Real Madrid could still sign Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba before the end of this summer\u0027s transfer window."...
2019-08-16 15:34

La Liga preview: Barcelona, Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid set for three-horse title race "The La Liga season begins on Friday with Barcelona, Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid all set to be far stronger units after a record-smashing transfer window which saw Spain\u0027s biggest three clubs splurge over 800 million euros on new players."...
2019-08-16 15:34

Kyrgios fined £93,000 for Cincinnati Masters meltdown "The ATP have fined Nick Kyrgios a total of $113,000 (£93,000) following his second-round loss at the Cincinnati Masters on Wednesday, when the Australian argued loudly with the chair umpire and smashed several rackets."...
2019-08-16 15:34

Ruthless Australia take control at Lord's "Josh Hazlewood, Pat Cummins and Nathan Lyon took three wickets each as Australia bowled out England for 258 and reached 30 for one in reply to take control of the second Ashes test at Lord\u0027s on Thursday."...
2019-08-16 15:34

Kopecky kicks off ERC Zlin win defence by topping Qualifying "Reigning four-time Barum Czech Rally Zlín winner Jan Kopecký (ŠKODA Motorsport) began his home round of the FIA European Rally Championship on top, going fastest on Friday’s Qualifying Stage."...
2019-08-16 15:34

Jim Sturgess brings hoax with a painful legacy to life in new JT LeRoy biopic The emotional draw of JT LeRoy's story is strong. His mother was a prostitute, he was homeless in San Francisco, had a male-to-female sex change and eventually had two novels published, becoming the darling of literary circles....
2019-08-16 15:34

Laura Carmichael: I'm so lucky to have fallen in love while filming Downton Abbey Downton Abbey star Laura Carmichael says the show has "changed all of her life" by introducing her to "wonderful friends" - including partner Michael Fox....
2019-08-16 15:34

Some Investors Are Betting the Flight to Bonds Is Overdone A hearty pack of skeptical investors sees bond markets as overly pessimistic and is making bets against debt securities that are overbought—just in case yields rise in the months ahead as the market reassesses the economy....
2019-08-16 15:34

Promoted | Honda CB500X: Ready For The Rough Stuff The newest addition to Honda’s Adventure bike range takes the style and rugged reputation of the iconic Africa Twin, and makes it even more accessible Ever since Honda first started making motorbikes in 1955, the Japanese firm has cultivated a reputa...
2019-08-16 15:34

BP Chargemaster activates first 150kW ultra-fast EV chargers BP forecourts will get 400 Ultracharge 150 units by 2021, each giving 100 miles of range in 10 minutes BP Chargemaster, the UK’s largest electric car charge point provider, has switched on the first of its new Ultracharge 150kW EV chargers at a Lond...
2019-08-16 15:34

Gibraltar releases Iranian supertanker despite U.S. plea Gibraltar’s chief minister said that he had requested the ship’s release after receiving assurances from Iranian authorities on the vessel’s destination....
2019-08-16 16:00

Reps. Omar and Tlaib join a list of prominent figures barred by Israel Reps. Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar aren't the first politicians to be barred from entering the country. Here are other prominent figures blacklisted by Israel....
2019-08-16 16:00

Brian Austin Green Reveals Which Beverly Hills, 90210 Star "Got Laid the Most" Brian Austin Green isn't afraid to kiss and tell. The 46-year-old actor revealed which Beverly Hills, 90210 star "got laid the most" on Thursday's episode of Watch What......
2019-08-16 16:00

In Honor of Steve Carell's Birthday, Here Are His Best Michael Scott Moments Happy birthday, Steve Carell! One of Hollywood's most beloved stars is set to make his highly anticipated return to TV in The Morning Show on AppleTV+ this fall opposite Jennifer......
2019-08-16 16:00

Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi's Life-Altering Love Story Do you remember what was Big in '04? Paris Hilton saying "That's hot." Nick Lachey and Jessica Simpson. Flavor Flav and Brigitte Nielsen. None of those things are big......
2019-08-16 16:00

Decoding Taylor Swift's "Lover" Song Lyrics: All the Hidden Easter Eggs Taylor Swift just delivered her most romantic song to date! The superstar singer has released "Lover," the title track off of her upcoming seventh studio album. This is the song......
2019-08-16 16:00

Surprise! Miley Cyrus Drops New Song "Slide Away" After Liam Hemsworth Split In addition to some fun activities overseas, Miley Cyrus has been concentrating on work amid her breakup from husband Liam Hemsworth. The 26-year-old pop star released a new song called......
2019-08-16 16:00

Disney+ Guide: What to Expect From Marvel, Star Wars and More The rumors are true: Marvel TV shows are coming. Star Wars TV shows are coming. Disney+ is coming. The Mouse House officially announced its new streaming platform, Disney+, and all of its......
2019-08-16 16:00

RHOC's Gina Kirschenheiter Finalizes Divorce, Continues Restraining Order Against Ex Matt UPDATE: Real Housewives of Orange County star Gina Kirschenheiter is one step closer to becoming a single woman. She and Matthew Kirschenheiter appeared in court this week over their......
2019-08-16 16:00

The mystery of mass shooting motives: What if we never learn why? As the U.S. grapples with a rash of mass shootings, families are left to wonder what prompted the violence. But many times there are no clear answers.        ...
2019-08-16 16:00

The Bonkers Tech That Detects Lightning 6,000 Miles Away If lightning strikes near the North Pole, and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound? Yes, because a global sensor network is always listening....
2019-08-16 16:00

The Unexpectedly Tropical History of Brutalism Long associated with European cities, the style has plenty of history in other parts of the world, too. In Brazil, it reached a surprising apotheosis....
2019-08-16 16:00

Trump Labor nominee Eugene Scalia fought OSHA ergonomics rules from their beginning Trump labor secretary nominee Eugene Scalia fought Occupational Health and Safety Administration ergonomics regulations even before they were official....
2019-08-16 16:00

Trump says he has 'no' fear China trade war could lead to recession President Trump said Thursday that he had no fear that Chinese economic retaliation in the ongoing trade war would lead to a recession in the U.S. He argued that China was unlikely to retaliate in the first place and it would do more damage to the it...
2019-08-16 16:00

Efficiency Win! All The Major Fried Chicken Chains Have Collectively Agreed To Start Selling Fried Pelican Instead Of Chicken Because They Can Just Find Pelicans For Free Outside Some of the biggest names in fast food just announced a brilliant new plan aimed at maintaining profitability while keeping prices low: All the major fried chicken chains in the U.S. have collectively agreed to start selling fried pelican instead of ...
2019-08-16 16:00

Can you lighten your hair with lemon juice? How to achieve sun-kissed locks this summer We've all heard the rumours - but is lemon juice the secret to our blonde ambition? Georgia Chambers speaks to Bleach London colourist Alex Brownsell to find out more...
2019-08-16 16:00

Wall Street climbs at end of turbulent week Hopes of more official stimulus for the economy and the easing of a bond market rally drove a broad rise in U.S. stocks on Friday, as a bruising week for markets drew to a close....
2019-08-16 16:34

Invesco thrives in China as former executive Ross leads Trump's trade war The former investment company of U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross has been flourishing in China, even as he marshals billions of dollars' worth of punishing tariffs in America's deepening trade war....
2019-08-16 16:34

Family of man shot in the back by police in Colorado call for independent investigation The attorney for the family of a man shot in the back and killed by police in Colorado Springs, Colorado, is calling for an independent investigation into the shooting....
2019-08-16 16:34

Madoff whistleblower calls GE a bigger fraud than Enron Harry Markopolos is famous for blowing the whistle on Bernie Madoff's Ponzi scheme, which blew up in 2008. Now the accounting investigator has his sights set on a new target: General Electric. He accuses the troubled company of orchestrating a massiv...
2019-08-16 16:34

Hong Kong's unrest could present a long-term opportunity: Citi Roger Bacon of Citi Private Bank discusses the impact of the protests in Hong Kong on financial assets. He also says it's too early to tell if there are opportunities in the real estate market....
2019-08-16 16:34

Falling mortgage rates boost homebuilder confidence, but not new construction The nation's homebuilders are feeling better about their business, as falling mortgage rates help more buyers afford homes. They are still not, however, building enough homes to meet demand....
2019-08-16 16:34

How Israel’s Travel Ban on Reps. Omar and Tlaib Is Uniting Democrats — Including Their Critics There was a surprising side effect to Israel’s decision to ban Reps. Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar from visiting the country: unity in the Democratic caucus. Israel’s announcement, aided by President Donald Trump’s explicit endorseme...
2019-08-16 16:34

Kristen Wiig Is Engaged to Boyfriend Avi Rothman Kristen Wiig may get some bridesmaids of her own, because she is engaged! Someone order that cookie! The 45-year-old Bridesmaids actress and Saturday Night Live alum is set to marry Avi......
2019-08-16 16:34

Aretha Franklin's rare pancreatic disease inspires new research funding One year after the singer's death, the Boston foundation that supports neuroendocrine tumor research has established the Aretha Franklin Fund.        ...
2019-08-16 16:34

A year after Aretha Franklin's death, the Queen of Soul remains larger than life The accolades, tributes and celebrations have continued to flow in the 12 months since the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, died in Detroit.        ...
2019-08-16 16:34

Christian hip hop is having a moment: 6 rappers you should know, including chart-topper NF With Christian rap dominating the headlines this summer, we rounded up six faith-based artists you should know, including chart-topper NF.        ...
2019-08-16 16:34

Woodstock: How a farmer, four promoters and one couple embody the spirit of the festival To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Woodstock, we take a look back at the farmer, promoters and people who embodied the iconic festival.        ...
2019-08-16 16:34

Canadians sour on Trudeau, less popular than Trump Canada’s prime minister, Justin Trudeau, once celebrated as the start of a worldwide youth leadership movement, has lost his luster and is now suffering the same level of poor approval ratings that plagued President Trump in his first two years....
2019-08-16 17:00

Jeffrey Epstein had broken neck bones — raising questions about his cause of death The FBI and a Justice Department watchdog are continuing to probe the death of Jeffrey Epstein, a former friend of Presidents Donald Trump and Bill Clinton....
2019-08-16 17:00

Jeffrey Epstein autopsy report shows broken neck: sources An autopsy of the financier Jeffrey Epstein, who died in an apparent suicide while awaiting trial on sex trafficking charges, found his neck had been broken in several places, according to two law enforcement sources....
2019-08-16 17:00

Wilfried Zaha poised to start for Crystal Palace after transfer saga with Jeffrey Schlupp also to return Roy Hodgson is ready to hand Wilfried Zaha his first start since handing in a transfer request at Crystal Palace when they face Sheffield United on Sunday....
2019-08-16 17:00

How will Arsenal line up vs Burnley? Alexandre Lacazette set to return as Nicolas Pepe and David Luiz wait After keeping a clean sheet at Newcastle in their opening game of the season you would expect head coach Unai Emery to keep faith with the same back four against Burnley, although David Luiz is someone who could be drafted in for his Arsenal debut....
2019-08-16 17:00

Frank Lampard set for hero's welcome as Chelsea seek to build on Istanbul display Leicester was the stage for the final domestic act of Maurizio Sarri's time as Chelsea manager so it is only right they should be the visitors for Frank Lampard's second coming on Sunday....
2019-08-16 17:00

CEO of Cisco, which saw a huge drop in China sales, says state-owned enterprises shunned them Chinese government-controlled enterprises are opting to work with local vendors rather than American-owned companies, says Cisco Systems CEO Chuck Robbins....
2019-08-16 17:00

Man and son in Texas get prison in $27M hearing aid scam aimed at American Airlines workers A father and son in Texas who submitted more than $27 million in false claims in a hearing aid scam targeting American Airlines workers were sentenced Wednesday to federal prison, officials said....
2019-08-16 17:00

Portland prepares for city's largest far-right rally of the Trump era Police are fearful of an outbreak of violence at the ‘End Domestic Terrorism’ rally, which is targeted at Portland’s antifascist groupsPortland is preparing for a large far-right rally on Saturday that may be the largest in a series of demonstrations...
2019-08-16 17:00

Trump administration reverses decision to use 'cyanide bombs' to kill wild animals The poison-filled traps are used by the federal government to kill coyotes, foxes and other animals for farmers and ranchersAfter sustained public outcry, the Trump administration has voided its decision to reauthorize controversial cyanide traps fo...
2019-08-16 17:00

Dominic Grieve: I don’t want to put Jeremy Corbyn into No 10 Tory will meet Labour leader to stop no-deal Brexit but will not help him become PMDominic Grieve has said he would not facilitate putting Jeremy Corbyn into Downing Street, saying his intention is to meet the Labour leader to talk only about possibl...
2019-08-16 17:00

How to eat: avocado toast Feckless hipster that it is, this month How to Eat is brunching on avo toast. But is that avo ‘smashed’ or sliced? Is sourdough the only way to go? And should this remain a bacon-free zone?Fittingly for a fruit whose original Nahuatl name, āhuacatl, ...
2019-08-16 17:00

Forget a 2008 Lehman Bros-style crash – this is how a ‘normal’ recession could start | Dan Davies Current political uncertainty or trade restrictions could shock business confidence, but policymakers are fixated on financeThere’s a hoary old proverb in the financial markets that a crisis happens precisely when the institutional memory of the last...
2019-08-16 17:00

Plane carrying Dale Earnhardt Jr and family crashes in Tennessee Retired driver hospitalized with minor injuries after crashEarnhardt was traveling with wife, daughter and two pilotsSister of Nascar legend says “everyone is safe” in statementAn airplane carrying retired Nascar driver Dale Earnhardt Jr and his wife...
2019-08-16 17:00

LA Lakers' DeMarcus Cousins could miss entire season after torn ACL Star center to miss some or all of upcoming season with ACL tearInjury hits six-time All-Star a year and a half after torn achillesDeMarcus Cousins is now facing rehab from another major injury, and the Los Angeles Lakers have endured their first big...
2019-08-16 17:00

German MP sparks row after proposing an end to first-class rail travel Co-chair of leftwing Die Linke party says move would reduce overcrowding and save energyA leading leftwing politician has sparked a row in Germany by proposing the rail operator Deutsche Bahn scraps first-class carriages to reduce overcrowding and im...
2019-08-16 17:00

Myanmar and Bangladesh to start sending back thousands of Rohingya Fresh attempt at repatriations agreed but refugees fear they will return to persecution and violenceMyanmar and Bangladesh are to make a fresh attempt to begin repatriating the Rohingya Muslims who fled ethnic cleansing in Rahkine state in 2017, thou...
2019-08-16 17:00

Pacific islands will survive climate crisis because they 'pick our fruit', Australia's deputy PM says Exclusive: Michael McCormack says island nations want Australia to shut down industry ‘so they can survive’Pacific island nations affected by the climate crisis will continue to survive “because many of their workers come here to pick our fruit”, Aus...
2019-08-16 17:00

Rolled over: why did married couples stop sleeping in twin beds? A new cultural history shows that until the 1950s, forward-thinking couples regarded sharing a bed as old-fashioned and unhealthy“The twin-bed seems to have come to stay,” proclaimed the Yorkshire Herald in 1892, “and will no doubt in time succeed th...
2019-08-16 17:00

'Does a dog know art can disappear?' Surrealism and subsidence in Mexico City The illustrated city: Its main arts institution may be sinking, but the city’s influence on artists and thinkers from Carrington to Trotsky cannot be so easily erased Continue reading......
2019-08-16 17:00

Give Your Teenager a Credit Card? Some Financial Experts Say Yes Parents should monitor spending and explain how to pay the bill on time. A financial planner says teenagers should get a card. “We live in a credit-driven society.”...
2019-08-16 17:34

| WATCH | Zimbabwe police fire teargas, beat demonstrators after court bans opposition protest Riot police in Zimbabwe fired teargas and beat demonstrators during a crackdown on opposition supporters who have taken to Harare's streets despite a protest ban....
2019-08-16 17:34

'Jimmy Kimmel Live' fined $395,000 for using emergency alert tones The FCC has just demonstrated that it's not messing around with emergency alerts. The agency fined ABC's Jimmy Kimmel Live $395,000 for using the real tones during a skit which mocked the idea of President Trump having access to the system....
2019-08-16 17:34

Microsoft isn’t working on a streaming-only Xbox right now Rumors may have pointed to Microsoft working on a cloud-centric Xbox console, but Head of Xbox, Phil Spencer, has confirmed that is not that the case. In an interview, the executive told Gamespot that his team is "not working on a streaming-only cons...
2019-08-16 17:34

Cathay Pacific CEO Resigns After Backlash Over Hong Kong Protests The flag carrier said Rupert Hogg is stepping down to “take responsibility” after the company suffered a backlash from Beijing over employees’ involvement in protests against the city’s government....
2019-08-16 17:34

U.S. Housing Starts Decreased 4.0% in July Home building in the U.S. fell for a third straight month, showing that rising labor and material costs continue to dent the pace of home construction....
2019-08-16 17:34

Dealers Dangle Deals to Move Outgoing Models Dealership lots remain crowded with aging vehicles at a time when car companies typically focus on selling newer models, posing a threat to dealers’ profits while promising bigger discounts for shoppers....
2019-08-16 17:34

Australian tourist fatally shot in camper van in New Zealand while sleeping inside with partner A manhunt was underway in New Zealand on Friday after an Australian tourist was killed following what police believe was a random attack on the van that he and his partner were sleeping inside....
2019-08-16 17:34

Skydiver survives 5,000-foot fall in Quebec after parachute malfunctions An experienced skydiver in Quebec reportedly survived a fall of more than 5,000 feet last Saturday when her main parachute and reserve both malfunctioned....
2019-08-16 17:34

Satirical blank-page book on Brazilian president goes viral A book purporting to explain why Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro “should be respected and trusted” has gone viral on social media after it became apparent that 188 of its 190 pages are totally blank....
2019-08-16 17:34

Mike Tyson says he smokes $40,000 worth of weed every month, which must get him really high There’s a certain novelty that surrounds Mike Tyson today. After the heavyweight boxer retired in 2005, he publicly spoke about how much of a shitbag he’d been in the past, admitting to USA Today: “My whole life has been a waste—I’ve been a failure.”...
2019-08-16 17:34

The Six Most Travel-Friendly Jumpsuits and Rompers Wearing rompers and jumpsuits is often a fashion roller coaster. The one-piece outfits can be extremely cute and stylish, but they can also be a pain to put on and take off. Let’s not even get into the whole the bathroom situation....
2019-08-16 17:34

Your old pal Drew Barrymore is trying to get into the daytime talk show game After three years living on the blood-rich buffet of Netflix’s Santa Clarita Diet, Drew Barrymore is apparently ready for some somewhat lighter fare (indeed, possibly the lightest fare there is): Daytime talk. Deadline reports that Barrymore—who’s wo...
2019-08-16 17:34

Greenland to Trump: Thanks for Your Interest! Unfortunately You Definitely Can't Buy Us Greenland: seems nice! It’s a land of many glaciers (which are melting) and copious natural resources (which can be exploited to melt the glaciers faster). It’s also very pretty! One thing it’s not: for sale....
2019-08-16 17:34

Larry Krasner Isn't Sweating Attacks From Trump's Goons Following Police Shooting Not even 24 hours after 34-year-old Maurice Hill allegedly shot six Philadelphia cops, U.S. Attorney William McSwain took a cue from his boss and his boss’s boss and let out a long screed against a local official who’s supposedly to blame. His target...
2019-08-16 17:34

Where Did Postmates Find All These Workers Who Don't Want Their Jobs to Improve? The future of the “gig economy” is on the table in California, where the legislature is considering a bill that would make it much harder to categorize workers as independent contractors, rather than actual employees. Needless to say, companies are g...
2019-08-16 17:34

Maybe Steny Hoyer Should Keep Ilhan Omar's Name Out of His Mouth House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer is one of Israel’s most fervid allies in the Democratic Party, if not all of D.C. Despite being the second-most-powerful Democrat in the House, for example, Hoyer gleefully threw progressive freshman members—includin...
2019-08-16 17:34

World in Opposite of Mourning as John Hickenlooper Ends 2020 Run Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper’s weird, sad, and embarrassing campaign for the Democratic nomination for president is finally, thankfully, kaput. Hickenlooper announced in a video on Thursday that he’s dropping out of the election and is cons...
2019-08-16 17:34

Amazon pays warehouse workers to say good things on Twitter. The campaign is getting backlash online Last August, Amazon began paying several workers to tweet positively about their experience as fulfillment center workers.       ...
2019-08-16 17:34

J.C. Penney looks to reinvent itself with 'The Styling Room' and thredUP partnership J.C. Penney officials announced new pilot programs the company is testing as it looks to reinvent itself, including a partnership with thredUP.       ...
2019-08-16 17:34

Recession fears sink global stocks lower Global stock markets were mostly lower Thursday after Wall Street fell on mounting fears of a possible recession.       ...
2019-08-16 17:34

49ers rookie Deebo Samuel stuck with $3,700 dinner bill San Francisco 49ers receiver Deebo Samuel took part in an expensive tradition foisted upon rookies Wednesday night when he shelled out $3,700 for the team's dinner at a steakhouse. ...
2019-08-16 18:00

No Man's Sky Players Are Spotting Pink Grass, And They're Thrilled No Man’s Sky’s massive updates have changed a lot of the game since launch, including planet generation. Somewhere along the way, some bright colors of grass were lost—especially pink grass. Players seem to have noticed their absence sometime after N...
2019-08-16 18:00

Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: X-Men: A Trip Down Memory Lane (Is Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: X-Men: A Trip Down Memory Lane (Issues #1 to #15) • Spacemon: A Pokemon TRPG - Red Winter, Part 4 • Gato Roboto Is Another Fantastic Short Game • Thoughts On Ghost On The Shell 2017 ...
2019-08-16 18:00

Tiffany & Co. launches larger men’s collection to pump up sales Tiffany & Co. is launching its first comprehensive jewelry collection for men in October as it seeks to diversify its traditional customer base. The line announced Thursday is part of the Tiffany’s strategy to attract younger shoppers and pump up sal...
2019-08-16 18:00

This airline is allowing an extra free checked bag for those traveling with infants Virgin Australia will be providing a free extra checked bag for infants. Buzz60’s Natasha Abellard has the story.       ...
2019-08-16 18:00

Notre Dame: European heat wave caused stones to dislodge from cathedral's ceiling Stones fell from Notre Dame's ceiling after Europe's heat wave caused the mortar holding them in place to dry out, France's Culture Ministry said.       ...
2019-08-16 18:00

What's the difference between travel insurance and trip 'protection'? Travelers considering travel insurance may be tempted to buy a less expensive waiver or trip protection plan. But there are important differences.       ...
2019-08-16 18:00

Livermore, California: Welcome to laid-back wine country Livermore is one of California's original and oldest wine regions with more than 50 tasting rooms that flank the charming town.       ...
2019-08-16 18:00

Rammstein: Just what's in those lyrics? Rammstein has a militant look and texts that break taboos. Really? The word most often growled by frontman Till Lindemann is "Liebe" (Love), and the lyrics are inspired by classical poets like Goethe....
2019-08-16 18:00

Orange, green or black: The colors of revolutions From black clothes worn by Hong Kong demonstrators to orange banners at rallies in Ukraine or green scarves accompanying protests in Iran, here's how colors are adopted to represent the hopes of a movement....
2019-08-16 18:00

UN: Migrant deaths in Americas pass 500 in 2019 The International Organization for Migration says the number of migrant deaths in the Americas in 2019 has passed 500. Almost half of the deaths were recorded at the US-Mexican border....
2019-08-16 18:00

Opinion: Imran Khan — one year of stumbling ineptitude Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan promised to provide relief to citizens when he came to power last year, but his government has only added to their misery, says Harris Khalique of Pakistan's human rights commission....
2019-08-16 18:00

Rediscover the first woman of film history: Alice Guy The pioneer filmmaker was behind many groundbreaking achievements even before the beginning of the 20th century. As the Silent Film Festival in Bonn pays tribute to her works, here's more on her largely forgotten legacy....
2019-08-16 18:00

DW's Bundesliga predictions for 2019-20 Can anyone stop Bayern Munich winning an eighth straight title? Who'll be the signing of the season? Which youngster will break through? And who'll be playing second-tier football next season? Here's what we think....
2019-08-16 18:00

Germany's Merkel calls for restarting EU migrant rescue mission Several months after the EU's migrant rescue mission in the Mediterranean was suspended, Angela Merkel has called for the operation to be resumed once more. The EU rescues were halted following pushback from Italy....
2019-08-16 18:00

Unexploded WWII bomb found in Russian Kremlin Kremlin officials have said they defused a bomb after finding it untouched in a Tsarist-era cellar. The shell is from the Nazi Wehrmacht, who advanced on Moscow before being forced to retreat in 1942....
2019-08-16 18:00

North Korea rejects talks with the South Pyongyang has rejected South Korea's hopes for dialogue, saying inter-Korea talks are off the table. North Korea launched two missiles into the sea in protest of joint US-South Korea military drills....
2019-08-16 18:00

Controversial art patrons: What is the situation in Germany? Following the boycott of the Sackler family in various museums, private sponsors are being examined more carefully. The president of the International Council of Museums' German chapter cites some disturbing cases....
2019-08-16 18:00

Apple Puts the AR in 'Art' (and in 'Transparent Sky-Being') The company’s newly launched augmented-reality walks may only be available in five cities, but [AR]T Walk creates wildly ambitious deployments of public art....
2019-08-16 18:00

Dale Earnhardt Jr., family safe after plane crash in Tennessee Semiretired NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. and his family escaped with minor injuries after their private plane ran off the runway and caught fire....
2019-08-16 18:34

Women's soccer players keep up fight for equal pay after talks break down The reigning women's World Cup champions said Thursday they will keep up the fight for equal pay after late-night mediation talks broke down with the U.S. Soccer Federation....
2019-08-16 18:34

|Sasoldelaysresultsforreviewof$13bninvestment Sasol has plunged the most in more than two decades after the company delayed its financial results for a month to coincide with a report on what went wrong during construction of its near-$13bn Lake Charles chemical project in Louisiana....
2019-08-16 18:34

|MoyoandOldMutualbackincourtaslegalbattleescalates Round two of the legal battle between Old Mutual and on-again-off-again CEO Peter Moyo will be heard in the Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg today as both sides refuse to back down from the feud....
2019-08-16 18:34

This tool offers a new way to estimate next year's tax refund A new IRS online tool could turn out to be pretty useful for those trying to get a better handle on how much they're withholding in taxes.       ...
2019-08-16 18:34

Ravi Shastri Profile: Facts, Figures As Head Coach Of Indian Cricket Team Ravi Shastri has been in an administrative role with the Indian men's cricket team since 2007, with a few gaps, till he was appointed Team Director in 2016 and then Head Coach after the 2017 ICC......
2019-08-16 18:34

32 impact rookies for 2019 season: From No. 1 pick Kyler Murray to undrafted Jakobi Meyers Now that the NFL preseason is well underway, teams have a better indication of which rookies might be counted on to produce immediately.       ...
2019-08-16 18:34

Fantasy football: The case for and against 'zero RB' drafting Should fantasy football owners avoid running backs early in their drafts? It's a controversial approach, but there's logic behind it.       ...
2019-08-16 18:34

General Electric analyst weighs in on the fraud allegations Shares of GE suffered its biggest decline since 2009 on Thursday after it was accused of accounting fraud. Bernie Madoff whistleblower Harry Markopolos told CNBC has a $38 billion problem. GE CEO Lawrence Culp issued a response to the claims saying, ...
2019-08-16 19:00

Oil slides 1.4% on recession fears, China's trade threats Oil prices fell more than 1% on Thursday, extending the previous session's 3% drop, pressured by mounting recession concerns and a surprise boost in U.S. crude inventories....
2019-08-16 19:00

Woodford crisis scuppers £1bn investment trust merger The crisis surrounding Neil Woodford, the former 'star' fund manager who has blocked investors from offloading their holdings in his flagship fund, has put paid to a merger between two London-listed finance companies....
2019-08-16 19:00

TREBLAB Wireless Noise-Cancelling Headphones on sale now for under $100 If you’re someone who travels a great deal or works in public spaces a majority of the time (coffee shops and open floor plans, anyone?), then you probably yearn for unadulterated silence more than most people. But then you probably also know how dif...
2019-08-16 19:00

Gross Carnival ship earns the line’s worst sanitation grade ever It’s enough to make you stay on land. A recent unannounced inspection of the Carnival Fantasy cruise ship by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) resulted in the worst sanitation grade in the cruise line’s history. Bowls and ute...
2019-08-16 19:00

Scientists finding new ways to fight plastic waste National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) scientist Gregg Beckham is an avid scuba diver. So he’s seen the problem of plastics in the world’s oceans firsthand. “I’ve been going to some places fairly frequently for the last 1...
2019-08-16 19:00

Wet winter doesn’t end climate change risk to Colorado River FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — Snow swamped mountains across the US West last winter, leaving enough to thrill skiers into the summer, swelling rivers and streams when it melted, and largely making wildfire restrictions unnecessary. But the wet weather can be mi...
2019-08-16 19:00

What your sleeping position says about your personality Odds are if you like “Modern Family” and call yourself an early bird — you sleep on your back, according to new research. The study examined the way respondents sleep and split respondents into three groups: those who sleep on their back, side sleepe...
2019-08-16 19:00

Gov’t wants a new 911-like number just for suicide hotline Send Silence Packing uses empty backpacks to raise awareness for suicide prevention. Photo by Active Minds NEW YORK (AP) — With suicides on the rise, the U.S. government wants to make the national crisis hotline easier to reach. Once implemented, peo...
2019-08-16 19:00

N4T Investigators: Pay to Play TUCSON – “I suspect over the years maybe I’ll be back a lot,” Donald Trump told a crowd of supporters at the Tucson Convention Center in March 2016. “Now if I lose, maybe not so much. But if I win, I will remember the people of Tucson. I ...
2019-08-16 19:00

ICE responds to fraudulent flyers posted in South Carolina (WCBD)  Fake U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement flyers were plastered throughout North Charleston, South Carolina Wednesday. North Charleston Police said they received numerous calls about the flyers. That flyer reads: “The city of N. Cha...
2019-08-16 19:00

Protesters outside of Rhode Island detention center pepper-sprayed and nearly hit by truck (WJAR)  Rhode Island State Police are investigating a shocking confrontation outside the Donald W. Wyatt Detention Facility in Central Falls. Protesters said they were pepper-sprayed and nearly run over by a truck during a demonstration Wednesday nig...
2019-08-16 19:00

Learning what is fact and fiction about service animal laws TUCSON – The Arizona Center for Disability Law held a presentation on Thursday, Aug. 15 for the community to learn more about service animal laws. The session covered topics like taking service animals into a business and certain laws dealing w...
2019-08-16 19:00

New details in officer involved shooting at Ft. Lowell Park TUCSON – Tucson Police are investigating an officer-involved shooting that happened Wednesday morning. It happened near Ft. Lowell Park in the 5700 block of East Glenn Street. According to Tucson Police, officers were speaking with an adult fem...
2019-08-16 19:00

Discovery of human remains at ranch prompts suspicious death investigation TUCSON – Tucson Police Department has launched a suspicious death investigation after human remains were found on the far south side Wednesday morning. According to officials, TPD was dispatched to a ranch in the 12900 block of South Old Nogale...
2019-08-16 19:00

Three displaced after house blaze on south side TUCSON – Three people are displaced after Tucson Fire Department battled a house fire on the southside after it ignited sometime Thursday afternoon. According to TFD, the blaze burned at a guest house located at 2117 E. Granito Vista near South...
2019-08-16 19:00

PACC will waive adoption fees Saturday for ‘Clear The Shelter’ campaign TUCSON – Looking to add a four-legged baby to your family? You may want to mark Saturday on your calendar. With the summer months typically the busiest time for shelters across the United States, Pima Animal Care Center hopes to “Clear Th...
2019-08-16 19:00

City asks residents to take survey on proposed Green Infrastructure Program TUCSON – Residents and business owners within the City of Tucson are being asked to take a survey on a proposed green infrastructure program. On Sept.4, city council members will consider a proposal to collect a fee of approximately $0.75 to $1.50 on...
2019-08-16 19:00

TUSD teacher vacancies continue to drop TUCSON – Students are back in school this week in the Tucson Unified School District, and for the third year in a row, the number of teacher vacancies has dropped. Of the nearly 3,000 teachers in TUSD’s 89 schools, just over 60 teacher position...
2019-08-16 19:00

Seth Meyers on Trump: 'Lying for him is as natural as breathing' Late-night hosts covered Trump ‘freaking out’ over a possible recession and his attempts to shift blame over the economyLate-night hosts discussed the possibility of an impending recession and how Donald Trump is already trying to shift blame. Contin...
2019-08-16 19:00

James Bond Aston Martin DB5 sold at auction for £5.2m Car was once owned by JCB billionaire and Tory party donor Lord Bamford An Aston Martin DB5 used to promote the James Bond film Thunderball has sold for $6.4m (£5.2m) at the world’s biggest classic car auction in California.The car, which was once ow...
2019-08-16 19:00

AI adoption: 40% of company leaders have 'no hesitation' By 2022, 60% of US companies expect to be using artificial intelligence to improve operations, staffing, budgeting, and performance, according to Genesys....
2019-08-16 19:00

Tesla races to boost service in Germany Subpar service could be a barrier to Tesla making a bigger impact in Germany, where exacting owners value painstaking vehicle care. Tesla is poised to double the number of service centers in the country to 17. ...
2019-08-16 19:34

Planet 10 times Earth's mass may have smacked Jupiter long ago Jupiter, the solar system's largest planet, may have been smacked head-on by an embryonic planet 10 times Earth's mass not long after being formed, a monumental crash with apparent lasting effects on the Jovian core, scientists said on Thursday....
2019-08-16 19:34

26-year-old man stabbed in the neck during subway dispute A 26-year-old man was stabbed in the neck while riding the subway early Friday in Lower Manhattan, police said. Cops said the stabbing started as an argument between two men on the northbound F train around 1:30 am. before the dispute turned physical...
2019-08-16 19:34

Sticky nets of DNA from immune cells may be to blame for gallstones Immune cells may help painful gallstones grow by ejecting sticky nets of DNA around the crystals that form in bile – a finding that could lead to new treatments...
2019-08-16 20:00

U.S. safety agencies investigate plane crash involving racecar driver Dale Earnhardt Jr Two U.S. safety agencies are investigating the crash of a small plane in Tennessee on Thursday that was carrying retired racecar driver Dale Earnhardt Jr., his wife and daughter, officials said....
2019-08-16 20:00

'Vanished' Diaz set to return to spotlight at UFC 241 The heavyweight title fight between Daniel Cormier and Stipe Miocic has top billing at UFC 241 in California on Saturday, but all eyes will be on the comeback of Nate Diaz, conqueror of Conor McGregor, after over a thousand days in the wilderness....
2019-08-16 20:00

Major League Baseball and FanDuel strike sports betting deal Major League Baseball and FanDuel on Thursday announced a multi-year agreement that makes the sportsbook operator an official gaming partner of the U.S. professional league....
2019-08-16 20:00

Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello Turn Up the Heat in Sexy "Señorita" Rehearsal Video Is it getting hot in here or is it just us?? In June, Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello got fans' pulses racing with their sexy summer hit music video "Señorita." They soon......
2019-08-16 20:00

Scott Morrison's betrayal of the Pacific was immoral – and completely unnecessary | Nicky Ison Australia’s regional and global influence will not grow unless we are fair dinkum about acting on climate changeAs the Pacific Islands Forum comes to an end, Australia has yet again been shamed on a global stage for our inaction on climate change. Th...
2019-08-16 20:00

Edinburgh limits pupil climate strike approval to once a year Activists vow to keep on after council votes to authorise only one day’s school absenceYoung activists have vowed to keep protesting in Edinburgh despite the city council saying it will only authorise pupils to miss school once a year to attend clima...
2019-08-16 20:00

Germany cannot shut down North Korean Embassy youth hostel The German government wants to stop a hostel manager from paying rent to the North Korean Embassy. But despite a UN resolution forbidding rent payments, the City Hostel Berlin is still open for business....
2019-08-16 20:34

Germany's Merkel to meet Boris Johnson 'very, very soon' A no-deal Brexit would be in "nobody's interest," according to Angela Merkel's spokesman. But the German government is still preparing for that very possibility, and believes it "highly likely," leaked documents suggest....
2019-08-16 20:34

US congresswoman Rashida Tlaib declines Israel visit over 'oppressive conditions' Israel said that Tlaib, who is of Palestinian origin, can now visit her family in the West Bank despite her criticism of the government. She has rejected the offer, however, over restrictive conditions around the trip....
2019-08-16 20:34

Asia stocks mixed as investors watch US Treasury yields Stocks in Asia were mixed on Friday as investors watched yields on longer duration U.S. Treasurys as well as for developments on the U.S.-China trade front....
2019-08-16 20:34

Egg Hack: This New Way Of Making Scrambled Eggs May Change Your Life (Watch Video) For those who are often pressed for time, or do not have much expertise in cooking, can always try making scrambled eggs. Creamy and comforting, scrambled eggs are always a delight, if done right....
2019-08-16 20:34

With glut of festivals, hard to match Woodstock magic Fifty years at Woodstock, the mystical and messy event that became the father of all musical festivals, the entertainment industry is diluted with festivals and events like it...
2019-08-16 20:34

Rental firm walks away from Tesla order after quality dispute Car rental company Nextmove has walked away from a 5 million euros ($5.55 million) order for 85 Tesla Model 3 electric vehicles following a dispute over how to fix quality issues, the German company said on Friday....
2019-08-16 20:34

Google employee describes 'burden of being black' at tech giant in memo: report A departing Google employee has described the “the burden of being black” at the tech giant in an internal memo that alleges racist and insensitive behavior from some employees the company....
2019-08-16 20:34

Bungie says current Destiny 2 development is “unsustainable” The arrow is aimed at a culture of overwork. Bungie says it is taking steps "to keep our teams healthier" following a year of Destiny 2 content development that "was starting to wear people down." That messaging comes from Bungie Creative Director...
2019-08-16 20:34

Oil rises alongside equities, but weak OPEC outlook caps gains Oil prices on Friday rebounded from a two-day drop, alongside equities as expectations of further stimulus by central banks helped to ease recession concerns....
2019-08-16 20:34

U.S. housing market mired in weakness; consumer sentiment ebbs U.S. homebuilding fell for a third straight month in July amid a steep decline in the construction of multi-family housing units, but a jump in permits to a seven-month high offered hope for the struggling housing market....
2019-08-16 20:34

Zimbabwe police beat anti-government protesters in capital HARARE, Zimbabwe — Zimbabwe’s police used tear gas, arrests and beatings Friday to quell anti-government protests in the capital, Harare. Seven people were injured, including one in critical condition and 80 people were arrested, said Nelson Chamisa,...
2019-08-16 21:00

Anthony Scaramucci: Twitter blocked me for ‘fat shaming’ Trump Anthony Scaramucci has been blocked from tweeting — because of his “fat-shaming” of President Trump, the former White House communications director said Friday. Scaramucci sent the Web site Axios a screenshot of the notification he got fr...
2019-08-16 21:00

Boxer arrested for keeping pet cougar without a permit PARKLAND, Fla. — Authorities say a professional fighter allowed his pet cougar escape from his Florida home earlier this year. The Sun Sentinel reported Thursday that 33-year-old Tyrone Spong was charged with offenses including keeping the animal wit...
2019-08-16 21:00

Black, Hispanic patients underrepresented in cancer trials, raises concern about drug efficacy Between 2008 and 2018, fewer than 8 percent of cancer trials in the United States had participation from white, Asian-American, black and Hispanic patients all at once....
2019-08-16 21:00

India Says It Will Ease Restrictions in Kashmir After putting the region on lockdown for two weeks, the government said schools would reopen on Monday and phone service would be gradually restored....
2019-08-16 21:00

Trump Administration Approves F-16 Fighter Jet Sales to Taiwan The $8 billion arms package, the single largest from the United States to Taiwan in many years, is certain to anger China and could complicate the trade war....
2019-08-16 21:00

Good Samaritan saves New Jersey family from wolf attack during camping trip in Canada A New Jersey family of four camping in Canada last week was saved from a near-fatal wolf attack after a neighboring camper jumped into action and rescued the family....
2019-08-16 21:00

Why do parents forget their children in parked, hot cars? A 2-year-old child was found dead inside a parked car in Kansas on Sunday — marking the ninth such death in the country in the three-week span since a New York dad made national headlines for accidentally leaving his twins in a hot car for hours....
2019-08-16 21:00

Whatever happened to author Dorothy West? Writing alongside Zora Neale Hurston and Langston Hughes, West was the last surviving member of the Harlem Renaissance. Diana Evans asks: why were her books overlooked for so long?Little sister” to Zora Neale Hurston. “The Kid” and would-be wife of L...
2019-08-16 21:34

Everything We're Excited for at This Year's Disney Mega Convention, D23 In the last few years, one thing has become abundantly clear in the world of entertainment. That world belongs to Disney and we’re just living in it. That becomes even more prevalent next weekend when the D23 Expo returns to Anaheim, California. Coul...
2019-08-16 21:34

Dozens of People in Multiple States Have Lung Disease Linked to Vaping, and No One Knows Why The number of people afflicted and hospitalized with serious lung disease connected to vaping continues to grow. This week, multiple states reported similar cases, and the toll of confirmed and possible victims has climbed into the dozens. Right now,...
2019-08-16 21:34

Report: Ewan McGregor Will Return as Obi-Wan Kenobi in His Own Disney+ Series After years of rumors about a potential return—in movie form—it seems like Ewan McGregor will once again don his Jedi robes. But not for the big screen; instead, he’s allegedly coming to Disney’s ever growing streaming service.Read more......
2019-08-16 21:34

Schools, telephone lines to reopen in Kashmir after lockdown Authorities began restoring some telephone lines in Indian Kashmir on Friday night, the top state official said, as heavy security prevented some protests in the region's main city of Srinagar from getting out of control....
2019-08-16 21:34

Democratic, Republican lawmakers back $8 billion F-16 sale to Taiwan Congress should move quickly with an $8 billion sale of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan as China "seeks to extend its authoritarian reach" over the region, leading U.S. Democratic and Republican lawmakers said on Friday....
2019-08-16 21:34

UK judge to allow firm to try to seize $9 billion in Nigerian assets in gas dispute A judge in London said on Friday he would grant a firm called Process and Industrial Developments Ltd (P&ID) the right to seek to seize some $9 billion in assets from the Nigerian government over an aborted gas project....
2019-08-16 21:34

Gerard Butler is on the run in 'Angel Has Fallen' Gerard Butler is the prime suspect after an assassination attempt on the president in "Angel Has Fallen."        ...
2019-08-16 21:34

Amazon.com defeats IRS appeal in U.S. tax dispute Amazon.com Inc on Friday defeated an appeal by the U.S. Internal Revenue Service in what the online retailer has called a $1.5 billion dispute over its tax treatment of transactions with a Luxembourg subsidiary....
2019-08-16 21:34

UPDATE 1-Brazil telecoms regulator Anatel defends market solution for Oi Brazilian telecoms regulator Anatel said on Friday it prefers a market solution for carrier Oi SA , which has been struggling to turn around its business since filing for bankruptcy protection in June 2016....
2019-08-16 21:34

U.S. SEC fines Cantor, BMO Capital Markets over improper handling of ADRs The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Friday said Cantor Fitzgerald & Co and BMO Capital Markets had agreed to pay $647,000 and $3.9 million respectively to settle charges of improper handling of "pre-released" American Depositary Receipts ...
2019-08-16 21:34

Wall St Week Ahead-Lower rates could boost housing stocks, but risks remain Lower U.S. interest rates could help support outperforming U.S. homebuilder stocks, even as they raise worries about the economy, while a bonanza of industry data and Federal Reserve speakers next week are likely to help shape the outlook....
2019-08-16 21:34

General Electric shares plunge after report alleges it’s a ‘bigger fraud than Enron’ A whistleblower who warned regulators about Bernie Madoff released a report alleging that General Electric is short on cash and hiding $38 billion in losses....
2019-08-16 21:34

Can Trump Actually Buy Greenland? The Short Answer Is No U.S. President Donald Trump has reportedly expressed an interest in buying Greenland, the world’s biggest island and a self-ruling territory of Denmark. While the seriousness of his intentions is unclear -- and the initial response from the other sid...
2019-08-16 21:34

Residents complain of rats, mice in Kushner-owned buildings in Baltimore before Trump, Cummings feud President Donald Trump ignited a firestorm of criticism when he tweeted that the Baltimore-area district of Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Maryland, was "a disgusting, rat and rodent infested mess."...
2019-08-16 21:34

Equinox chief to members: 'I'm sorry for the impact' of Trump fundraiser 'on our community' Equinox's executive chairman Harvey Spevak issued a statement apologizing for the backlash generated by Stephen Ross' association with President Donald Trump....
2019-08-16 21:34

Captain of Iranian supertanker that's trying to leave Gibraltar 'doesn't want to stay in command,' lawyer says The captain of an Iranian supertanker at the center of a diplomatic standoff no longer wants to keep command of the ship, which is in need of repairs that could impede its immediate departure from Gibraltar, the sailor's lawyer said Friday....
2019-08-16 21:34

With Earnings Behind, Market Volatility Can Be Expected: Analysts With one trading session left, domestic stock markets are set to finish the week on a lower note. While the S&P BSE Sensex index has shed 270.38 points - or 0.72 per cent - in two days, the broader......
2019-08-16 21:34

IndiGo Commences New Route, Offers Tickets From Rs 3,999 "The new flights are designed to cater to business and leisure travellers who are constantly on the lookout for new and affordable flying options," IndiGo said....
2019-08-16 21:34

Trump held conference call with big bank CEOs amid market turmoil: source President Donald Trump held a conference call on Wednesday with the chief executives of the three largest Wall Street banks as financial markets were in turmoil, one source with direct knowledge of the matter said on Friday....
2019-08-16 22:00

25 Ancient Gold-Filled Warrior Tombs Discovered in Spain Archaeologists excavating in Spain have discovered 25 tombs of suspected warrior aristocrats containing hoards of artifacts and gold.  ...
2019-08-16 22:00

Man insulted at New Hampshire rally by Trump because of weight says 'I love the guy' President Donald Trump called a man overweight who he thought was a protester at his rally in New Hampshire, only to learn later he had ridiculed a supporter....
2019-08-16 22:00

Moto’s 5G Mod is now compatible with the two-year-old Z2 Force Back when Motorola announced the Moto Z in 2016, one way the company tried to sell consumers on Moto Mods was to promise that they would extend the life of the phone. In a way, Motorola is delivering on that promise with a new update to its 5G Moto M...
2019-08-16 22:00

Trump plans Friday meeting to make arrangements for withdrawal from Afghanistan The meeting follows significant advances in recent talks with the Taliban on an initial U.S. withdrawal in exchange for concessions by the militants and wider Afghan negotiations on a peace deal....
2019-08-16 22:00

Lewandowski says he’ll happily appear before Judiciary panel next month and defend Trump The president’s former campaign manager, who received a subpoena Thursday, is mulling a Senate bid from New Hampshire. He said he’ll decide whether to run in October....
2019-08-16 22:00

Summer Youth Unemployment Rate Falls to Half-Century Low The unemployment rate for Americans between ages 16 and 24 ticked down to 9.1% in July from 9.2% a year earlier, the lowest such rate since July 1966, when youth unemployment was 8.8%, the Labor Department said....
2019-08-16 22:34

Mourning the last bag of breast milk, long after my kids outgrew breast-feeding It was a connection to a former version of myself and my children that I didn’t have to fully mourn as long as I had those eight ounces sealed in a bag....
2019-08-16 22:34

Paule Marshall, author of 'Daughters,' 'Brown Girl, Brownstones,' dead at 90 Novelist Paule Marshall died Monday in Richmond, Virginia after suffering dementia in recent years, her son told The Associated Press.        ...
2019-08-16 22:34

10 things you may not know about Elvis Presley Elvis Presley remains one of the most beloved, well-known musicians of our time, but there's a lot you may not know about the King of Rock and Roll.        ...
2019-08-16 22:34

Dutch Princess Christina, sister of former queen, dead at 72 after bone cancer battle The Dutch Royal House said Friday that Princess Christina, the sister of former Queen Beatrix, has died at age 72 after a battle with bone cancer.        ...
2019-08-16 22:34

Man found guilty in 2001 murder of Ashton Kutcher's friend A jury ruled Michael Gargiulo guilty of murdering two women, one of whom was about to go on a date with Ashton Kutcher. The actor testified in May.        ...
2019-08-16 22:34

R. Kelly a no-show at latest court hearing; judge wants his first trial to be state case in Chicago Which of the four R. Kelly sex-crimes cases go to trial first? A state judge in Chicago says he wants to proceed to trial there first.        ...
2019-08-16 22:34

Danny Masterson's rape accusers claim he stalked them; actor decries 'ridiculous' lawsuit In a new lawsuit, Danny Masterson, former star of “That '70s Show" and "The Ranch,” is being accused of stalking women who allege he raped them.        ...
2019-08-16 22:34

Kaley Cuoco and Karl Cook have 'a very unconventional marriage,' don't live together yet "Big Bang Theory" star Kaley Cuoco and Karl Cook celebrated their first year of marriage in June, and will "eventually" move in together.        ...
2019-08-16 22:34

Never-before-seen Native American artifacts to go on display Never-before-seen artifacts from 18th-century Native American culture that tell the story between the First Nations and the Europeans "they fought against and alongside" are set to go on display at Fort Ticonderoga in New York....
2019-08-16 23:00

America's largest asteroid impact left a trail of destruction across the eastern US About 35 million years ago, an asteroid traveling nearly 144,000 mph smashed into the Atlantic Ocean near the modern-day town of Cape Charles, Virginia....
2019-08-16 23:00

| Parents claim body of Franco-Irish teen found dead in Malaysia The grief-stricken parents of a Franco-Irish teen found dead in Malaysia after she disappeared from a rainforest resort claimed her body, police say....
2019-08-16 23:00

| 500 firefighters to battle blaze in French forest More than 500 firefighters have been deployed to battle a blaze that has already destroyed 900 hectares of pine forest in southern France, the fire service said....
2019-08-16 23:00

| WATCH | Tears as Italy marks bridge disaster in shadow of political crisis Relatives and emergency workers wept at a ceremony marking a year since the Genoa motorway bridge collapse that killed 43 people, as Italy grapples with a political crisis sparked by far-right leader Matteo Salvini....
2019-08-16 23:00

Israel Advocates Are Afraid of Losing Bipartisan Support in the U.S. Republicans and Democrats have long supported Israel, but advocates see real risks to Israel after a rift over a denied visit to the Jewish state by two members of Congress....
2019-08-16 23:00

NASCAR Looking Into Homophobic Comments Allegedly Made Over Truck Series Team Radio A NASCAR official confirmed to Jalopnik Friday that it’s looking into claims of homophobic comments communicated over a team radio during the Truck Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway on Thursday night, in response to on-track disputes between play...
2019-08-16 23:00

Yankees’ Mike Tauchman First Did His Homework, Then Got His Chance The outfielder embraced what it means to be a modern player, using video, data and opportunity to emerge as an invaluable contributor to his new team....
2019-08-16 23:34

Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Family Are ‘Safe’ After Plane Crash The plane, with Earnhardt, his wife and their young daughter on board, rolled off a runway near Bristol, Tenn., where NASCAR has a race this weekend....
2019-08-16 23:34

5G mobile networks: A cheat sheet As LTE networks become increasingly saturated, mobile network operators are planning for the 5G future. Here is what business professionals and mobile users need to know about 5G networks....
2019-08-16 23:34

2019 Fantasy Football Draft Prep: Quarterback Tiers 5.0 and strategies We've seen some movement at the top of the quarterback tiers, with an elite option sliding down. See where everyone falls entering a big draft weekend....
2019-08-16 23:34

Imperiled by climate change, Pacific nations chide Australia Small Pacific islands nations at risk from rising sea levels lambasted Australia on Friday after it blocked moves at a regional forum to set down tough policies to combat climate change....
2019-08-17 00:00

Sydney's water supply falling at fastest rate on record due to drought Australia's biggest city Sydney is running down its water supply at the fastest rate on record with dams expected to fall below half maximum capacity due to the worst drought on record, the government said on Friday....
2019-08-17 00:00

Norway stops Amazon fund contribution in dispute with Brazil Norway has suspended donations supporting projects to curb deforestation in Brazil after the country's right-wing government blocked operations of a fund receiving the aid, the Norwegian ministry of climate and environment said on Thursday....
2019-08-17 00:00

Pacific Islands leaders agree on climate plan with loopholes Pacific Islands leaders failed to agree on tough new climate change commitments at an annual summit on Thursday, agreeing instead to endorse a plan that allows them to opt out of specific measures they opposed....
2019-08-17 00:00

Anna Wintour on fur and the climate crisis Anna Wintour's omnipresent status, crafted over a three-decade-long career at the helm of Vogue, is unrivaled in the fashion industry. Her reputation has transcended that of the magazine she edits, her image -- immaculately sliced bob, sunglasses -- ...
2019-08-17 00:00

Evidence found of Babylonian conquest of Jerusalem Archaeologists excavating on Mount Zion in Jerusalem have uncovered evidence of the Babylonian conquest of the city, appearing to confirm a Biblical account of its destruction....
2019-08-17 00:00

Implanting AI chips in your mind could cause you to lose yourself, says scientist Last month, Elon Musk’s Neuralink, a neurotechnology company, revealed its plans to develop brain-reading technology over the next few years. One of the goals for Musk’s firm is to eventually implant microchip-devices into the brains of paralyzed peo...
2019-08-17 00:00

French 'Spiderman' Alain Robert travels to Hong Kong and climbs tower to unfurl banner pleading for peace French "Spiderman" freeclimber Alain Robert, who stunned London by scaling the Heron Tower bare-handed, has climbed a 68-storey Hong Kong skyscraper to plead for peace in the region....
2019-08-17 00:00

E-scooters zipping around Edmonton cause for excitement and concern Electric scooters have arrived in central parts of Edmonton, prompting excitement over a new mode of transportation but also concern over the many ways riders can be injured....
2019-08-17 00:34

House Intel Committee could bolster Dem case for impeaching Trump When Congress initiated impeachment proceedings against President Richard Nixon 45 years ago, the House Intelligence Committee didn’t exist.Now, Democrats plan to use the panel — and its access to the nation’s most closely guarded counterintelligence...
2019-08-17 00:34

Harry Reid: I wish Al Franken would run again Former Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid said he wants to see former Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) return to public office after being forced out of Congress over allegations of sexual impropriety roughly one and a half years ago. “I wish he would,” Re...
2019-08-17 00:34

Windows 10 after four years: A solid report card, but serious challenges ahead Four years after its launch, Windows 10 has gone from being a curiosity to owning a solid majority of the Windows desktop market. But Microsoft still has a tough challenge on its hands convincing Windows 7 holdouts to migrate....
2019-08-17 00:34

Spraying Antibiotics to Fight Citrus Scourge Doesn’t Help, Study Finds Researchers found spraying oxytetracycline on orange trees didn’t halt a devastating infection called citrus greening, but a more expensive method — injecting the trunks — holds some promise....
2019-08-17 00:34

A Russian ‘Spy Plane’ Was Spotted Over the Midwest. But It’s Totally Normal (Yes, Really) It reads like something out of a conspiracy theory. On Tuesday, Russia sent a surveillance plane over the Midwest, and the U.S. military didn’t do anything to stop it. Keen observers spotted the plane, a Tupolev Tu-154M, on commercial flight tr...
2019-08-17 00:34

Here’s What to Know About the Mulan Boycott The current political turmoil in Hong Kong has extended to an unlikely battleground: Disney’s live-action remake of Mulan. On Thursday, an online protest emerged against the film after its star, Liu Yifei, expressed support for the Hong Kong po...
2019-08-17 00:34

Hundreds Protest in Indian-Controlled Kashmir After Crackdown (NEW DELHI) — Hundreds of people have held a street protest in Indian-controlled Kashmir as India’s government assured the Supreme Court that the situation in the disputed region is being reviewed daily and unprecedented security restrict...
2019-08-17 00:34

Dodgers' Kristopher Negrón Faceplants Attempting Diving Catch, Comes Up With Nose Full Of Blood Things were already going poorly for the Dodgers going into the bottom of the fifth on Thursday, as the team had only just broken up a no-hitter against the Marlins(!) and had allowed the National League bottom-feeder to build a 6-1 lead. But things ...
2019-08-17 01:00

How to prevent employee burnout The World Health Organisation now officially recognizes workplace ‘burnout’ as an occupational phenomenon, this is the first time it’s being directly linked in its classification of diseases as a work hazard. Why has it become su...
2019-08-17 01:00

Disney Plus release date, pricing, and brand new Marvel shows Disney Plus is on its way. As if we didn't have enough TV already to keep us busy, the Disney Plus streaming service coming this November (to the US, at least) looks set to drain our bank balances that little bit further.With a portfolio of stud...
2019-08-17 01:00

A Simple Indicator to Combine with Your Elliott Waves Every Elliott wave analysis, trader or investor has his or her own favorite supporting technical indicator. You probably do, too. Want to learn another one?...
2019-08-17 01:00

NASA chief alienates Senators needed to fund the Moon program Enlarge / NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine speaks in front of a large hydrogen tank Friday at Marshall Space Flight Center. (credit: NASA) When Jim Bridenstine became administrator of NASA 16 months ago, critics questioned his willingness to defe...
2019-08-17 01:00

Rocket Report: SpaceX nets another boat, Air Force competition heats up Enlarge / A Falcon 9 rocket launches from Vandenberg Air Force Base. (credit: Aurich Lawson/SpaceX) Welcome to Edition 2.11 of the Rocket Report! As always, there is lots going on in the world of lift. This week saw a flurry of activity surrounding...
2019-08-17 01:00

Super display offers positives for Frank Lampard and Chelsea It's not often you can lose a showpiece final and still feel relieved, but I don't think Frank Lampard would have been overly upset about losing to Liverpool on penalties in the Super Cup....
2019-08-17 01:00

Tottenham must play Man City at their own 'cute' game After losing 5-0 to the champions last week, West Ham manager Manuel Pellegrini was the latest to complain about Manchester City's fondness for the 'tactical foul'....
2019-08-17 01:00

Washington Monument to reopen Sept. 19 after 3-year renovation of elevator, security area The Washington Monument is ready to welcome tourists after a three-year renovation, starting Sept. 19. Find out how to get tickets.       ...
2019-08-17 01:34

Hyundai Announces Its Key Line-Up For 2019 Frankfurt Motor Show Hyundai has announced its key line-up from the upcoming 2019 Frankfurt Motor Show. In addition to the global public debut of the next-generation Hyundai Grand i10 (known as just i10 in Europe), the......
2019-08-17 01:34

Suzuki Gixxer 250: All You Need To Know The Suzuki Gixxer 250 was recently launched in India at a price of Rs. 1.60 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). It uses the same engine as the Gixxer SF 250 and is approximately Rs. 11,000 cheaper too. Here's......
2019-08-17 01:34

2020 BMW 3 Series Hybrid Unveiled Globally BMW is all geared up to make itself future proof and hybrids are the stepping stone for the Bavarian brand in the run towards electrification. The new BMW models such as the 7 Series Facelift and now......
2019-08-17 01:34

Jennie Garth traces her path from Kelly Taylor to calling the shots If you're wondering why the lives of the stars of "Beverly Hills 90210" are such disasters on the follow-up series "BH90210," you have Jennie Garth to blame....
2019-08-17 01:34

Dating sim meets survival horror: the game that exposes pick-up artists A dating sim with a difference, artist Angela Washko’s The Game: The Game exposes the manipulative horror of extreme seduction by getting the player to experience it from the woman’s point of viewIt’s Friday night, and it’s been a long day. You’re a ...
2019-08-17 01:34

Austria F1 penalty call threatened "every single principle of racing" Formula 1 would have "moved away from every single principle of racing" instead of kickstarting a more lenient policy, had Max Verstappen been punished in this year's Austrian Grand Prix...
2019-08-17 01:34

Possible end to birth control program for wild horses could trigger cull in Alberta Wild horses are an iconic part of the eastern slopes of Alberta. But the future of the horses is in question, with some fearing a project to help keep the horses from being killed, could be scrapped....
2019-08-17 02:00

Israel bars entry for Muslim U.S. Reps. Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib; draws backlash The Israeli government stirred significant controversy Thursday with a decision to bar entry for two Muslim U.S. lawmakers -- a move hailed by President Donald Trump and reviled by top Democrats and advocacy groups....
2019-08-17 02:00

China vows countermeasures after new U.S. tariffs The government in Beijing said Thursday it will retaliate for a new round of U.S. tariffs for Chinese exports to the United States, even though President Donald Trump withdrew some and delayed others....
2019-08-17 02:00

Chinese military buildup near Hong Kong stokes fears of intrusion U.S. President Donald Trump has suggested meeting with Chinese leader Xi Jinping to find a solution to ongoing unrest in Hong Kong, amid fears Beijing is preparing for a possible military intervention....
2019-08-17 02:00