TOPNEWSBYUSA.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-06-12 10:17

Hit the mute button: why everyone is trying to silence the outside world

Uber is trialling a feature that allows customers to stop their drivers from talking. But there’s growing evidence that cutting ourselves off like this isn’t healthyThe m...

Hit the mute button: why everyone is trying to silence the outside world

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Put the world on mute – absolute silence is a divine state | Hannah Jane Parkinson Lying on my back in a cyan sea, both ears underwater, I felt every problem I had could sink into the sand and bury itselfNot many people have heard of misophonia – which is ironic, because it has everything to do with hearing. It describes extreme re...
2019-06-14 08:51

Julianna Zobrist, wife of World Series MVP Ben Zobrist, breaks silence amid divorce Julianna Zobrist, the wife of Chicago Cubs star Ben Zobrist, broke her silence on social media Saturday nearly two weeks after she filed for divorce from the 2016 World Series MVP....
2019-05-28 18:34

You Can Mute Emails, Texts, Tweets and More---And You Should Muting someone online is like putting in invisible earplugs: The talkers can keep talking, but you don’t have to listen. And they’ll never know the difference...
2019-06-09 16:51

How to mute noisy conversations (and accounts) on Twitter, Gmail, Slack, and more! Smartphone apps have seemingly combined forces, each seeking to hijack our attention and leave us longing for a way to roll back the clock. Each of these devices promises a portal to the outside world, an entry point to the entirety of human knowledg...
2019-06-11 03:00

How Panic Button became masters of the Switch port The Switch is a remarkable little machine. Part handheld and part home console, the device is home to some wonderful Nintendo-made exclusives such as The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and Super Mario Odyssey. It's also home to some rock-so...
2019-06-11 18:00

Apple’s Most Significant New Innovation Is a Little Black Button. Here’s Why During Apple’s annual WWDC keynote on June 3, software boss Craig Federighi said that privacy is in “everything we do” — and shortly thereafter put his money where his mouth was. The newest updates to Apple’s operating s...
2019-06-11 18:51

UE’s Wonderboom 2 speaker has a big battery, a new button, and OUTDOOR MODE I’m a big fan of UE audio gear. I’ve extolled the virtues of the BOOM 3 in the past, so when I heard about the just announced Wonderboom 2 – a Bluetooth speaker with a number of improvements over its predecessor – I was hyped. Shockingly, the Wonderb...
2019-06-05 23:17

Nokia's new budget phone has a dedicated Google Assistant button HMD Global has announced a new affordable Nokia smartphone after launching a five-camera flagship and a bunch of low-to-mid end devices just a few months ago at MWC. The Nokia 2.2 is part of the company's Android One family of devices and will s...
2019-06-07 13:00

Taylor Swift Cradles Cat Benjamin Button in Adorable New Picture It's a love cat story! Taylor Swift has shared an adorable new photo with her youngest cat, Benjamin Button. In the sweet snap, the Grammy winner can be seen cradling Benjamin in her......
2019-05-30 23:34

Ridesharing app Lyft adds 911 calling feature through panic button Ridesharing app Lyft wants to make, getting in a car with a stranger, a bit safer. Veuer's Susana Victoria Perez has more.        ...
2019-05-22 23:17

Suzuka SUPER GT: TOM's Lexus on pole, Button/Yamamoto seventh Le Mans 24 Hours winner Kazuki Nakajima and team-mate Yuhi Sekiguchi claimed pole position for SUPER GT's annual Suzuka round, as reigning champions Jenson Button and Naoki Yamamoto qualified seventh...
2019-05-25 10:34

Google login chief actually praises new ‘Sign In with Apple’ button At WWDC last week when Apple got around to introducing the new app sign-in button it’s planning to introduce with the launch of iOS 13 this fall, it actually drew a big round of audience applause and cheers. The iPhone maker, which has reported...
2019-06-13 06:00

Apple asks developers to place its login button above Google, Facebook Apple Inc will ask developers to position a new "Sign on with Apple" button in iPhone and iPad apps above rival buttons from Alphabet Inc's Google and Facebook Inc, according to design guidelines released this week....
2019-06-05 05:34

Apple forces developers to place its login button above Google, Facebook Apple Inc will require developers to position a new "Sign on with Apple" button in iPhone and iPad apps above rival buttons from Alphabet Inc's Google and Facebook Inc, according to developer guidelines released this week....
2019-06-05 04:00

CORRECTED-Apple asks developers to place its login button above Google, Facebook Apple Inc will ask developers to position a new "Sign on with Apple" button in iPhone and iPad apps above rival buttons from Alphabet Inc's Google and Facebook Inc, according to design guidelines released this week....
2019-06-05 07:00

UPDATE 1-Apple asks developers to place its login button above Google, Facebook Apple Inc will ask developers to position a new "Sign on with Apple" button in iPhone and iPad apps above rival buttons from Alphabet Inc's Google and Facebook Inc, according to design guidelines released this week....
2019-06-05 07:00

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Render Leak Tips Removal of Dedicated Bixby Button Samsung Galaxy Note 10 selfie camera hole is placed in the middle on top of the display, instead of the right as seen in the current Galaxy S10 series....
2019-06-06 18:17

Why it makes sense to see Apple’s new login button in iPhone apps that support Google and Facebook logins Apple unveiling its “Sign In with Apple” button during its iOS 13 presentation at WWDC on Monday was arguably one of the most exciting moments of the keynote. Similar in design and functionality with the same login buttons that we keep se...
2019-06-05 14:01

Anthem Gets New Update After Weeks Of Radio Silence After weeks of saying almost nothing about the multiplayer space shooter Anthem, BioWare has announced a new update, a public test server for PC players, and that new details about its end-game Cataclysm event, originally promised for launch in May, ...
2019-05-29 18:51

CBOE Will Observe Two Minutes of Silence on Veterans Day CHICAGO, November 10, 2010 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced it will observe two minutes of silence, from 8:25 a.m. to 8:27 a.m. (Chicago time), in honor of Veterans Day on Thursday, November 11, 2010. Options on CBOE's 30-Y...
2019-05-23 21:34

Yankees’ Clint Frazier Defends His Silence “I didn’t feel like I needed to stand in front of everyone and explain myself,” Frazier said of avoiding reporters on Sunday, when he struggled defensively. His decision clashed with team standards....
2019-06-05 05:00

WPLJ enters radio silence after 48 years Imagine there’s no WPLJ. After 48 years, beloved radio station WPLJ/95.5 FM entered radio silence Friday. The last song broadcast from the top of Madison Square Garden was John Lennon’s “Imagine,” released in 1971, the same year the station went on t...
2019-06-01 04:51

Canada: Time for China to “break the silence” on Tiananmen TORONTO (AP) — Canada’s foreign minister says it’s time for Beijing to “break the silence” on the Tiananmen Square massacre. Chrystia Freeland said in a statement Tuesday that China should openly account for the Chinese citize...
2019-06-05 08:34

| WATCH: Silence and security in Beijing on Tiananmen 30th anniversary China marked 30 years since the deadly Tiananmen crackdown on Tuesday with a wall of silence and extra security after arresting activists and tightening internet censorship ahead of the politically sensitive anniversary.WATCH NOW....
2019-06-04 14:00

Goldman Sachs offering to pay for Marcus bank’s customers’ silence Goldman Sachs really, really, really doesn’t want you to sue the company. The Wall Street investment bank quietly offered this week to pay all the fees for customers who bring legal claims against its new consumer bank — including double the lawyer’s...
2019-06-13 06:00

Clint Frazier’s silence following defensive woes speaks volumes Clint Frazier has always had something to say, whether it was showing confidence he would win an outfield job or showing off his custom design cleats. But last night, Frazier was absolutely speechless following a dreadful showing in the outfield. Fra...
2019-06-03 18:51

CBOE to Observe Minute of Silence for Tucson Victims at 10 A.M. Today CHICAGO, January 10, 2011 - Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today will observe one minute of silence at 10:00 a.m. Central Time today to remember victims of Saturday's shooting in Tucson. Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), the largest U.S. ...
2019-05-23 21:34

Robert Mueller breaks silence to insist he did not exonerate Trump Mueller’s statement seen by many as signal to Congress to actSpecial counsel ‘not confident’ Trump did not commit a crimeRobert Mueller, the special counsel, on Wednesday reignited demands for Donald Trump’s impeachment by breaking his two-year silen...
2019-05-30 02:17

Lady Gaga Breaks Her Silence on Split From Ex-Fiancé Christian Carino When it comes to matters of the heart, times have changed for Lady Gaga. While performing her "Jazz & Piano" show as part of her residency in Las Vegas on Sunday night,......
2019-06-04 01:17

St Louis Blues silence Boston Bruins to move to brink of first Stanley Cup Jordan Binnington makes 38 saves as Blues take 3-2 series leadSt Louis move within one win of franchise’s first Stanley CupJordan Binnington stopped 38 shots, and Ryan O’Reilly and David Perron scored for St Louis on Thursday night to give the Blues ...
2019-06-07 10:00

Radio silence: how the disappearance of rural stations takes America's soul with them At a time when local newspapers are vanishing, the loss of a radio station leaves a community with another cultural and informational deficitWhen I arrive at the radio station, Mark Lucke is standing in the doorway, looking out at the spitting, winte...
2019-06-06 08:34

Apple's iOS 13 'Silence Unknown Callers' Feature Is Sounding Pretty Sweet Many of us are familiar with the uniquely infuriating hell that is robocalls, and folks, I hate to say it, but the problem isn’t getting any better. A recently announced iPhone feature arriving with iOS 13, however, might help quiet some of those unk...
2019-06-08 08:34

"Election Body Silence On EVM Tampering Claims Worrying": Mehbooba Mufti PDP president Mehbooba Mufti on Tuesday said the silence of the Election Commission (EC) was worrying even after "evidence" had come to the fore that the electronic voting machines (EVMs) used in the......
2019-05-21 16:17

Clint Frazier’s silence is loudest alarm in growing Yankees problem Now Clint Frazier, normally chattier than a candy-stuffed kindergartner, has nothing to say? In that case, now the Yankees have a situation on their hands. One that will require an apology, at least, and a trade, at most. (I wouldn’t trade Frazier ju...
2019-06-03 07:51

St Louis Blues silence Boston Bruins in Game 7 to win first Stanley Cup title Blues win 5-1 in Game 7 for first title in team’s 52-year historySt Louis center Ryan O’Reilly awarded Conn Smythe trophyGame 7: St Louis Blues 4-1 Boston Bruins – as it happenedRyan O’Reilly scored for the fourth straight game and rookie Jordan Binn...
2019-06-13 06:51

Apple introduces privacy-focused ‘Sign in with Apple’ button for sites and apps Apple addressed privacy problems by calling out trackers around the world at its WWDC developer conference. To address that, the company introduced a new sign in method: Sign in with Apple. Just like ‘login with Google’ and ‘login with Facebook,’ you...
2019-06-03 21:34

How a Vow of Silence Turned Lizzo Into a Body-Positive Queen With an Unstoppable Singing Career Lizzo has been waiting a long time for this moment. Just days before the singer is due to return to the Coachella stage for an encore performance at weekend two of the music festival to......
2019-06-14 15:34

Key Democrats join calls for Donald Trump to be impeached after Robert Mueller breaks silence Three prominent Democrats have joined calls for Donald Trump to be impeached after Robert Mueller broke his two-year silence on his probe into allegations of Russian meddling in the US presidential election....
2019-05-30 10:34

Jose Antonio Reyes dead: Minute's silence to be held before Champions League Final A minute's silence will be held before tonight's Champions League Final between Tottenham and Liverpool in memory of Jose Antonio Reyes, Uefa have confirmed....
2019-06-01 21:00

Shahs of Sunset Star Mercedes ''MJ'' Javid Breaks Silence on Reza Farahan's Restraining Order The drama continues... Mercedes "MJ" Javid is breaking her silence on the ongoing feud between her and fellow castmate (and "former friend"), Reza Farahan. Some......
2019-05-23 02:34

Kylie Jenner Breaks Her Silence on Tristan Thompson, Jordyn Woods Cheating Scandal in Explosive KUWTK Promo We're finally getting an intimate and personal look at the emotional aftermath of the Tristan Thompson and Jordyn Woods cheating scandal. A just-released mid-season trailer for......
2019-05-24 06:17

Meghan King Edmonds Breaks Silence on Husband Jim Edmonds' Cheating Scandal Meghan King Edmonds says she feels sad, abandoned, and lonely and no longer trusts her husband Jim Edmonds after he admitted to exchanging explicit texts with another woman. The website......
2019-06-14 22:51

Murder detectives investigating disappearance of young father-to-be announce £20,000 reward to 'break the wall of silence' Murder squad detectives investigating the disappearance of a young father-to-be today announced a £20,000 reward in an attempt to break a "wall of silence"....
2019-06-12 13:00

'Silence of the Lambs' author Thomas Harris returns with new serial killer in 'Cari Mora' The creator of Hannibal Lecter has written a fiendish new serial killer who preys on women and harvests their organs in twisted thriller "Cari Mora."        ...
2019-05-21 14:51

CBOE Will Observe Two Minutes of Silence on Veteran's Day; Interest Rate Products Will Not Trade on Veteran's Day; Regular Trading Hours for All Other CBOE, CBSX and CFE Products Chicago, November 6, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced it will observe two minutes of silence, from 8:15 a.m. to 8:17 a.m. (Chicago time), in honor of Veteran's Day on Wednesday, November 11, 2009.Options on its 30-Year...
2019-05-24 01:51

President Trump Visited Japan’s Biggest Warship Since World World II. Here’s What to Know About the JS Kaga For the last day of President Donald Trump’s highly stage-managed state visit to Japan, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe took him to tour the Japanese warship JS Kaga. The Kaga, along with sister ship the Izumo, is the biggest warship that Japan̵...
2019-05-29 02:34

Women's World Cup: Marta equals World Cup scoring record despite shock Brazil defeat Brazil star Marta enjoyed a record-breaking evening at the Women's World Cup but could not prevent her country from a shock 3-2 defeat at the hands of Australia....
2019-06-14 05:34

Women's World Cup: Impressive TV viewer numbers in Germany and around the world Germany's national team received notable ratings for their first two Women's World Cup games, continuing a worldwide trend of decent viewer numbers. Ticket sales have reportedly been less encouraging....
2019-06-14 22:17

How to Watch ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Live Online Around the World Live stream and score from England vs South Africa match of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, West Indies, England, the US......
2019-05-30 17:34

US women honor '99 world cup champions, and America, with World Cup jerseys When the U.S. women’s national soccer team take the field in France next month for the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup, they will have America’s support on their backs – quite literally....
2019-05-29 17:34

5 world-changing ideas: our top picks for World Creativity and Innovation Day A low-cost, tiny home that provides everything you need. A boat made of recycled plastic and flip-flops. Vaccine-delivery drones… As the planet marks World Creativity and Innovation Day on Sunday, we’ve selected our favorite ideas to light up the way...
2019-05-21 14:51

Wildlife World Zoo welcomes purr-fect jaguar cub to the world PHOENIX (KPNX) – Wildlife World Zoo, Aquarium & Safari Park said its jaguar, Sara, is back in the spotlight. That’s because she now has a little cub. According to the zoo, she gave birth to the healthy cub earlier this month. Sara, th...
2019-05-25 03:01

Trump reads FDR's D-Day prayer as Queen Elizabeth II, world leaders remember World War II Normandy landing President Donald Trump joined Queen Elizabeth II and world leaders in paying respect to Allied service members who took part in the D-Day landings.        ...
2019-06-05 19:17

The number one competitive eater in the world, Joey Chestnut, came to Austin, Texas Friday to compete in the World Hostess Donettes-eating Championship When it comes to competitive-eating, Joey Chestnut appears to favor “dogs” over donuts. However, that was not the case at the second annual “world Hostess Donettes-Eating Championship.” Geoffrey Esper of Massachusetts came in ...
2019-06-08 10:51

The 20 best smartphones in the world Antonio Villas-Boas/Business Insider What's the best smartphone? This list focuses primarily on high-end flagship devices, but the best flagship smartphones don't have to be the most expensive. Value plays a huge role in this list, and there's a cou...
2019-05-26 01:17

The UN wants to get everyone in the world connected UNITED NATIONS — An independent UN panel called Monday for much greater cooperation to bring digital technology to roughly half the world’s people and a senior Google executive said mobile phones with internet access are being created to sell for abo...
2019-06-11 22:17

Did Big Tech Get Too Big? More of the World Is Asking The rise of global technology superstars like Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google created new challenges for the competition watchdogs who enforce antitrust laws around the world. The companies dominate markets in e-books and smartphones, search adver...
2019-06-07 21:51

Barcoding the world In our daily lives we hardly give the barcode a second thought. We only really come across it when we’re shopping and even then, it’s merely a ‘bunch of lines and spaces’ that helps us process the transaction and buy an it...
2019-06-11 13:51

The World's Fastest Tuk Tuk Hit 74 MPH In many parts of the world, tuk tuks are a crucial method of transportation. They are compact, cost-friendly and can give passengers an open-air experience that a traditional car cannot. And sometimes they’re used to set a Guinness World Record....
2019-05-29 03:51

Poll: 59% predict World War III As the nations that made up the Allied forces ready for Thursday’s 75th anniversary of D-Day, a sizable majority of Americans believe another world war is likely to take place in the next 40 years....
2019-06-05 22:51

The world's most unusual landscapes Check out 24 of the world's must unusual landscapes -- from the hellish Darvaza Gas Crater in Turkmenistan to the "snow monsters" of Mount Zao, Japan....
2019-06-05 07:17

Celebrating Pride around the world We may never know who threw the first brick outside the Stonewall Inn on Christopher Street in Manhattan's Greenwich Village in the wee hours of June 28, 1969....
2019-05-21 22:00

How bitcoin could change the art world British artist David Hockney smashed records last year when his "Portrait of an Artist (Pool with Two Figures)" sold at auction in New York for $90 million....
2019-05-21 17:17

How to bet the 2019 women’s World Cup An already busy summer sports betting schedule will soon be joined by the 2019 women’s World Cup. Host France and the United States are virtual co-favorites entering the event, which begins Friday in Paris. A few notes of importance: The tournament e...
2019-06-04 21:34

It's the World Slime Convention! Let's Goo! Welcome to the World Slime Convention, where fans and purveyors of the internet's gloppiest trend gather to network and talk shop—many with their parents in tow....
2019-05-21 15:00

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

Swipe right and travel around the world Most people can only dream of traveling the world with someone they love, but dating app Bumble will let one lucky employee take this bucket list item to the next level....
2019-06-07 19:00

28 most polluted cities in the world To identify the world’s most polluted cities, 24/7 Tempo reviewed the average annual concentration of particulate matter in nearly 1,300 cities.        ...
2019-06-06 20:34

How many more will die in US heatwaves as world warms? Enlarge (credit: Garrett Ziegler / Flickr) One of the more obvious risks of climate change is an increased frequency of extreme heatwaves. Particularly in cities, heatwaves can be more than sticky and unpleasant—they can be deadly. The emissions c...
2019-06-07 01:51

Around the world with Rick Perry Energy Secretary Rick Perry is set to ramp up his shuttle diplomacy this summer, as he and his deputies fan out to advance U.S. interests from the heart of Europe to the shores of Japan....
2019-06-07 07:17

Learning What Vets Could Not Tell: What They Did in World War II Seventy-five years after D-Day, families of veterans who never spoke about the war are turning to professional researchers to piece their stories together from military records....
2019-06-06 01:51

This is 'the most functional city in the world' When you hear of urban transformations, you tend to think of high-rise mega-cities like Shanghai, Dubai or Hong Kong. Or if it's technological advances, San Francisco and Silicon Valley might come to mind....
2019-05-23 14:17

The World Has an E-Waste Problem As a tech-hungry nation flush with cash gets ready to upgrade to the next generation of lightning-fast 5G devices, there is a surprising environmental cost to be reckoned with: a fresh mountain of obsolete gadgets. About 6 million lb. of discarded el...
2019-05-23 13:51

This is the world's cheapest 1TB SSD for the next 10 hours Until 2359 tonight, eBay UK is doing 15% off electronics which will bring the price of the SU650 to an all time low of £72.24 (including VAT).  You have to use the code PLUGIN15 at checkout. We received unconfirmed reports that this non UK ...
2019-05-24 13:34

World Cup: How US can avenge its last disaster to win it all The U.S. rolled through the last Women’s World Cup as one of the greatest teams of all time. But they crashed out of their last major tourney — the 2016 Olympics — with the worst showing in their history. That’s the backdrop as they head into this Wo...
2019-06-09 01:34

The world's most beautiful places The world's a spectacular place, full of hidden and overt beauty in every corner. But beauty's also subjective. It'd be impossible to get a unanimous decision on the most beautiful places around the world, but we believe this list is a good start to ...
2019-06-08 01:17

|World’sbiggestminerseescoal'seraendinginshifttothebatteryage BHP Group, the world’s biggest miner, sees the outlook for thermal coal as challenged and won’t add production as it prioritises growth in commodities tied to the shift to renewable energy and electric transport....
2019-05-22 15:00

From the archive: is British TV the best in the world? From apartheid South Africa to Australia, the US and Japan, Peter Batty finds little to match public service television at home in 1975The cover line for the Observer Magazine of 8 June 1975, ‘Is British TV the best in the world?’, is an argument by ...
2019-06-02 08:34

How Frank became the most famous headcover in the world He's been on Tiger's bag, basically, from the beginning. How a random gift from his mother became a Tiger trademark and changed the life of the woman who created him....
2019-06-11 17:51

A world breaks apart: When parents split up Parents may have good reasons for separating. But their children often find their world in shatters. It doesn't have to be an endless catastrophe, though, if adults don't forget one thing: that they remain parents....
2019-05-21 22:17

Luxurious hotel spas around the world Nothing relaxes quite like a proper spa treatment, and theses luxury resorts are making a splash with stunning settings and intricate treatments.       ...
2019-06-11 20:51

O’Sullivan: Why I'm finished with World Championship "Ronnie O’Sullivan has renewed his feud with snooker’s administration by again threatening to skip high-profile tournaments including the World Championship."...
2019-05-23 17:51

What Happened After P.G. Wodehouse Was Captured During World War II The beloved British humorist — the creator of Wooster and Jeeves — was arrested by the Germans in 1940 and spent the remainder of the war in custody. Here’s how his story unspooled in The Times....
2019-06-04 15:34

Racing lines: The ultimate lap… around the world Nothing is quite so daunting - and adventurous - as a 22,000 mile, cross-continental vintage and classic rally We all love a road trip, so how about signing up for the ultimate drive, with an added spice of competition? That’s the premise for the ‘...
2019-05-23 12:51

Women's World Cup: Revolution in Spain With Champions League finalists and record attendances, women's football is booming in Spain. Now at only their second ever World Cup, some even have them down as dark horses for the title. Their next opponents? Germany....
2019-06-11 19:17

This Could Be the World's First Smartphone With a 64-Megapixel Camera Samsung is reportedly working on an updated version of the Galaxy A70 with its new 64-megapixel camera sensor. The phone is expected to release in the second half of 2019....
2019-05-23 21:17

Eid al-Fitr 2019 around the world – in pictures Muslims worldwide are celebrating Eid al-Fitr, the three-day festival marking the end of the Islamic holy fasting month of Ramadan Continue reading......
2019-06-05 10:51

The World’s Most Consumed Alcohol Is One You Might Not Have Tried. But It’s Coming to a Bar Near You “You’re going to drink a little more than you like, and you can’t refuse,” the late Anthony Bourdain told his co-star Eric Ripert when they ventured to China’s Sichuan Province on his Parts Unknown television show. Bourd...
2019-05-23 06:51

Hazard sets sights on becoming 'best in the world' "Eden Hazard was officially unveiled as a Real Madrid player on Thursday - and told fans he will seek to become the world\u0027s best player after leaving Chelsea."...
2019-06-14 10:17

Museum of the Future: A new world icon? In Dubai, the Museum of the Future aims to serve as a base to explore the greatest challenges and technologies that will shape the world of tomorrow....
2019-06-10 16:00

Women's World Cup: Who's playing, schedule and everything else you need to know The highly anticipated 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup kicks off on June 7 for a month-long tournament that will take 24 teams and thousands of fans all across France....
2019-05-29 00:51

He Couldn’t Talk About What He Saw in World War II. So He Painted It. The aristocrat-turned-commando Guy de Montlaur was a hero of the French liberation. His paintings of D-Day depict scenes that haunted him his entire life....
2019-06-12 11:34

How Trump’s Trade War Is Being Fought Around the World Mexico, China, Japan, Europe, Canada: The White House’s various conflicts add up to a broad assault on a postwar effort to build economic ties around the world....
2019-05-31 18:51

Baker's dozen for USA as they set a new World Cup record Holders USA have set a new record for FIFA World Cup finals, for either women or men, by thrashing Thailand 13-0 in their opening match of the 2019 tournament....
2019-06-12 05:51

Do the US need to win the World Cup to secure their fight for equal pay? The World Cup and an ongoing gender discrimination lawsuit against the US Soccer Federation will coalesce into a summer of the highest stakes for the USWNTWhen the US women’s national team takes the field in France in June, they will be fighting for ...
2019-05-22 13:34

Women's World Cup: Canada 1-0 Cameroon A header by Kadeisha Buchanan, voted best young player at the 2015 Women's World Cup, ensures Canada open their 2019 campaign with a win over Cameroon....
2019-06-11 02:17

New real-world features we'd like to see for iOS 13 Apple's WWDC conference starts Monday, showcasing new features we'll see on iPhones and iPads in the fall. The event kicks off at 10 a.m. PT        ...
2019-06-01 21:00

Abandoned sacred places around the world From black-stoned pyramids staggering out of the Sudanese desert to the silhouetted bare bones of England's Gothic Whitby Abbey in North Yorkshire striking abandoned sacred places can be found across the world....
2019-05-29 17:34

Argentina makes World Cup history At the final whistle, goalkeeper Vanina Correa fell to her knees as her teammates embraced each other. Though they had not won, they had created history....
2019-06-11 01:17

These 15 countries control the world’s oil The 15 countries with the largest proven oil reserves span five continents and control between 12.8 billion barrels to 303.2 billion barrels of oil.        ...
2019-05-22 15:17

USA men could be rugby world champions this weekend – no, really Earn three more points than Fiji in Paris and Mike Friday, Perry Baker and the rest of the Eagles will be in sevens heavenIf the USA men’s sevens team earns three more points than Fiji in Paris this weekend, they will be crowned world champions. Rela...
2019-06-01 08:51

US to play France in Under-20 World Cup round of 16 The United States will play France in the Under-20 World Cup’s round of 16 after Les Bleus beat Mali 3-2 on Friday to win Group E. The Americans finished second to Ukraine in Group D, losing 2-1 to Ukraine in their opener before beating Nigeria...
2019-05-31 22:17

Alexa, why does the brave new world of AI have all the sexism of the old one? Virtual assistants such as Google Home and Siri only encourage the attitude that women exist merely to aid men in getting on with more important things.When women are over-represented in the workforce, it tends be in industries of assistance – cleani...
2019-05-22 20:17

Moonwalk and 9/11 images well known around the world – poll Researcher says findings of 12-nation survey are evidence of a ‘global visual memory’From the spacesuit-clad form of Buzz Aldrin on the moon to the middle-distance gaze of Che Guevara, some photographs really are seared into the public’s mind all ove...
2019-06-14 18:51

World's most popular theme parks It's no surprise that Disney dominates among theme parks, and upcoming Star Wars land openings are likely to give the entertainment behemoth a big attendance boost....
2019-05-31 21:17

World’s top steelmaker to cut output further in Europe LONDON (AP) — The world’s largest steel maker, ArcelorMittal, has announced further cuts to production at several plants in Europe due to weak demand and high imports to the bloc. The Luxembourg-based company said it would reduce steelmaking op...
2019-05-29 12:51

France take first step toward possible World Cup glory France head coach Corinne Diacre said her side had taken their first step toward women's World Cup success but warned they must stay grounded after they started with a 4-0 victory against South Korea on Friday....
2019-06-08 02:00

Meet one of the most inspiring women in the world The life-size bronze figure of accomplished Zimbabwean scholar Tererai Trent will be unveiled in the United States to celebrate Women's Equality Day in August....
2019-05-21 15:34

This is the world’s cheapest laptop – but you probably shouldn’t buy it At £83.25 (about $106, excluding taxes), the Thomson X5 Neo 10 is probably the cheapest laptop in the world, but there is a reason why. It uses the bare minimum in terms of hardware to meet the requirements of Windows 10.Available in black or wh...
2019-06-06 18:51

| These are just 9 of the world's worst serial killers Former German hospital nurse Niels Hoegel, who was handed a life sentence for murdering 85 patients in his care, is believed to be the most prolific serial killer in the country's post-war history....
2019-06-06 14:51

Genius behind world's creepiest monsters Chances are, H.R. Giger has given you a nightmare. The Swiss-born painter was responsible for creating one of the most iconic monsters in the history of the human imagination: the xenomorph, the unrelenting alien species that oozes at the center of t...
2019-05-27 06:51

11 unmissable wonders of the natural world Seven wonders of the world? Too few! We dial it up to 11 with this selection of nature’s greatest hits – unique environments all too often in trouble...
2019-05-21 16:00

The curious fate of the eighth wonder of the world People travelled from far and wide to see New Zealand’s spectacular pink and white terraces. Then they were destroyed in a volcanic eruption – or were they?...
2019-05-21 16:00

These cities have the best quality of life in the world If you want to live well, move to Zurich. That’s according to a new ranking from Deutsche Bank that analyzes prices and living standards around the world to find the cities with the highest quality of life, as well as the most expensive cities to cal...
2019-05-21 16:00

World War II vet parachutes into Normandy 75 years after D-Day ASSOCIATED PRESS – A 97-year-old U.S. veteran has parachuted into Normandy — 75 years after he made the same journey on D-Day. Tom Rice of San Diego was among some 200 parachutists who filled the Normandy skies for the 75th anniversary of D-Day...
2019-06-06 06:51

World's Worst Serial Killers Former German hospital nurse Niels Hoegel has claimed to have killed around 100 of his patients with drug overdoses, which would make him one of the world's most prolific serial killers in recent......
2019-06-06 06:34

Amazon is now the world’s most valuable brand. Amazon is now the world’s most valuable brand. The world’s least valuable brand: Amazon Warehouse Worker Pee in a Bottle Thirst Quencher....
2019-06-12 21:34

Queen says 'thank you' as world leaders mark D-Day The Queen has paid tribute to the "heroism" of D-Day troops, marking 75 years since the Normandy landings that changed the course of the Second World War....
2019-06-06 05:34

USWNT doubles down on all those World Cup celebrations The United States Women’s National Team isn’t backing down to celebration critics. As the USWNT thrashed Thailand 13-0 in their World Cup opener Tuesday, many were quick to condemn the squad for continuing to celebrate goals after the end result had ...
2019-06-12 22:51

'An explosion of joy': U.S. defend World Cup celebrations U.S. captain Megan Rapinoe on Wednesday defended her under-fire team mates' exuberant celebrations during their record 13-0 World Cup victory over Thailand in Reims....
2019-06-12 23:51

Deontay Wilder: ‘I am the most dangerous man in the world’ But Deontay Wilder needs the Anthony Joshua fight or the Tyson Fury rematch to live up to his own claims, writes John Dennen The post Deontay Wilder: ‘I am the most dangerous man in the world’ appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-05-21 15:01

PEN World Voices Festival: It happened to me Presented with The GuardianThe 2019 PEN World Voices Festival will bring more than 200 writers and artists representing over 50 nationalities to New York City and Los Angeles this month to discuss and debate the theme Open Secrets — what we reveal an...
2019-05-21 14:32

US loses Under-20 World Cup opener 2-1 to Ukraine Denys Popov scored on a header off a corner kick in the 51st minute, and Ukraine beat the United States 2-1 at Bielsko Biala, Poland, in the Americans' opener at the Under-20 World Cup        ...
2019-05-25 00:00

PEN World Voices Festival: Meditations on war Presented with The GuardianThe 2019 PEN World Voices Festival will bring more than 200 writers and artists representing over 50 nationalities to New York City and Los Angeles this month to discuss and debate the theme Open Secrets — what we reveal an...
2019-05-21 14:32

Experience: I manage the last Blockbuster in the world It was just us and a store in Perth, Australia. They called the night they closed to wish us all the bestI remember watching my first rental movie when I was six years old. My aunt owned a video store here in Oregon and we borrowed a VHS copy of Polt...
2019-05-21 14:39

Football quiz: how much do you know about the Women's World Cup? Who is the top scorer? Who said sorry? Who is sitting it out?Who is the top scorer in Women’s World Cup history, with 15 goals?Abby Wambach Mia Hamm MartaKelly Smith What was the official title of the inaugural Women’s World Cup in 1991?Fifa Women’s ...
2019-06-07 14:00

Netherlands advances at Women’s World Cup with 3-1 win Vivianne Miedema scored a goal in each half Saturday to advance the Netherlands into the second round of the Women’s World Cup for the second straight tournament with a 3-1 win over Cameroon on Saturday at Valenciennes, France. Miedema put the ...
2019-06-15 21:51

Summer solstice: Traditions around the world From Sweden's Midsummer to Eastern Europe's Kupala, the summer solstice celebrates the longest day of the year and the romance that comes with it. Learn about solstice traditions around the world....
2019-06-15 23:34

Soccer: Ebi set for fifth women’s World Cup appearance Defender Onome Ebi was named to play at her fifth women’s World Cup when she was included on Saturday in Nigeria’s squad for next month’s finals in France....
2019-05-25 20:34

Don’t look now, but the PC is the world’s biggest gaming platform I dare you to think up a better image for a "PC gaming win." (credit: dno1967b / Flickr) If you follow the business side of the game industry at all, you're probably sick of hearing how mobile gaming is a fast-growing business juggernaut destined t...
2019-05-21 14:51

The New New World: In China, Some Fear the End of ‘Chimerica’ As the trade war with the U.S. threatens to decouple the world’s two largest economies, some in China argue that the two sides benefit from the relationship more than they admit....
2019-05-21 14:32

Japan Arrive At The World Cup With A New Look And Something To Prove The USA’s top nemesis in the Women’s World Cup comes into 2019 with plenty of questions to answer, despite winning it all in 2011 and placing second in 2015. A disastrous failure to qualify for the 2016 Olympics ended the eight-year tenure of Japanes...
2019-06-08 23:17

In Iraq Museum, ‘Things There That Are Nowhere Else in the World’ The Iraq Museum has a majestic, world-class collection of ancient art dating back 5,000 years, but it struggles to connect with an audience of younger Iraqis....
2019-06-09 09:17

Netflix’s Rim Of The World shows where sci-fi is headed Enlarge / Netflix really knows how to keep this controller in the hand of certain niche audiences. (credit: Aytac Unal/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images) If the movie Rim of the World, which premiered on Netflix this week, looks a little familiar to you,...
2019-05-27 18:34

Soto leads US over Nigeria 2-0 at Under-20 World Cup Sebastian Soto scored a pair of goals, and the United States beat Nigeria 2-0 Monday in the Under-20 World Cup at Bielsko Biala, Poland, to rebound from an opening loss to Ukraine. Soto headed in Alex Mendez’s corner kick from 5...
2019-05-28 05:34

5 Big Stories to Watch in the Women’s World Cup The FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019 kicks off in Paris on Friday. From new teams to new kits to a new host, here’s your cheat sheet for this year’s tournament. Eyes of the world Women’s soccer is more popular in the U.S. than anyw...
2019-06-05 17:34

| 'Exuberant celebrations are part of a World Cup' The United States say their allegedly over-exuberant goal celebrations in their record demolition of Thailand at the World Cup were nothing to do with humiliating them....
2019-06-15 19:51

Australia: The World’s Most Secretive Democracy? Raids targeting journalists this week are the latest examples of how far the country’s government will go to scare officials and reporters into submission, media experts say....
2019-06-05 14:34

US and Thailand are the last teams to kickoff the World Cup The United States and Thailand will be the last teams to kickoff the World Cup when they play on Tuesday night in Reims       ...
2019-06-09 19:17

A guide to the world’s most stunning gems Sapphire The most famous sapphire engagement ring in recent history was given by Prince Charles to Lady Diana. Nearly three decades later, their son Prince William used the same ring to pop the question to Kate Middleton, now Duchess of Cambridge. Cr...
2019-05-21 17:51

The World Cries Out for Onion Derivatives The cost of onions is causing tears in India. An onion futures market, which would damp volatility in the price of the aromatic bulb, might help dry them....
2019-06-13 19:51

ITF announces changes to World Tennis Tour The International Tennis Federation (ITF) has announced a major change to "optimize" the structure of lower-rung professional tournaments, six months after launching the World Tennis Tour....
2019-05-23 23:17

'World's first' 360-degree infinity pool For thrill-seeking swimmers, the chance to take a death-defying dip might not be far away. Plans to build a rooftop infinity pool -- with 360-degree views of the London skyline -- are in motion....
2019-06-10 12:34

Picking up the pieces of the new world (dis)order Wolfgang Ischinger, chairman of the Munich Security Conference, said that the world has fallen into a "great strategic puzzle." It is unclear who could pick up the pieces and reassemble them, says DW's Christian Trippe....
2019-05-23 22:17

| Infantino says would welcome China bid for 2030 World Cup FIFA president Gianni Infantino says he would welcome a Chinese bid to stage the 2030 World Cup after the country was named to host the Asian Cup in 2023....
2019-06-05 19:34

11 best open world games on PC today Now that gaming PCs are more powerful than ever before, the best PC games have evolved in ways no one would have seen coming a decade ago.If you want proof, just take a look at the best open world games on PC. Even traditionally linear franchises are...
2019-06-05 07:00

World War II bomb defused in Berlin A World War II bomb has been found and defused near the German capital's famous Alexanderplatz. Authorities have said they were able to safely destroy the 100-kilogram behemoth's detonator....
2019-06-15 03:17

A 13-0 World Cup Rout? Thailand Is as Proud as Ever The women’s loss to the United States produced the most lopsided score in World Cup history. But soccer fans in Thailand say they were just happy their team was there....
2019-06-12 13:00

The mysterious world of British food British food isn't bad. It's just misunderstood. It's high time we reevaluate our assumptions with 20 classic dishes -- from Yorkshire pudding to jellied eels....
2019-06-12 14:17

Law changes for women's World Cup but not Nations League Changes to the laws of the soccer, which came into effect at the start of the month, will not be applied to this week's Nations League finals but will be enforced at the women's World Cup in France, which kicks off on Saturday....
2019-06-04 20:01

U.S. World Cup goal celebrations polarizes opinion The United States' record 13-0 drubbing of Thailand at the Women's World Cup on Tuesday did not sit well with everybody, with opinion divided on whether the team should have so mercilessly punished a hapless opponent....
2019-06-12 03:34

Kirby eyes World Cup win for equal pay boost "Chelsea forward Fran Kirby has stressed the importance of success in France for the Lionesses, in order to gain parity in pay with the men\u0027s team."...
2019-05-25 11:34

Metta World Peace opens up on eve of NBA Finals Metta World Peace is happy, something he wasn’t during most of his time in the NBA. He’s also at peace with himself, he tells PodcastOne Sports Now , after rescuing both his career and his life with therapy that helped him overcome the st...
2019-05-29 17:51

Fit in my 40s: will Soccercise get me closer to my World Cup dream? | Zoe Williams It has the look of a Pilates class interrupted by someone throwing footballs into itFitness tips: ways into football for beginnersThere’s nothing more annoying than listening to a person who’s no good at stuff complain how intimidating it is when you...
2019-05-25 08:34

Can you name five female artists? How the art world is rewriting history The Australian Cruthers family are among a global movement of galleries and philanthropists putting the spotlight back on womenWhen Sydney-based arts consultant John Cruthers hires a new intern, he always gives them what seems like a simple first job...
2019-05-28 05:51

Animal Crossing: New Horizons Will Let You Decorate The Whole World It’s been so long since Tom Nook last bled us dry and left us to die beneath a mountain of themed furniture inside our mini-mansions, and everybody’s begging for more. Pocket Camp was a nice appetizer, but it’s no substitute for the real thing. Anima...
2019-06-12 03:34

How did one of the safest cities in the world descend into violence? Hong Kong is an extremely safe city, but in recent years, simmering tensions over the city's political future have created an underlying sense of unease....
2019-06-13 10:17

The Women’s World Cup’s Other Inequality: Rich vs. Poor Pay is not the only notable gap in women’s soccer. There is also the matter of federation support. Fund-raising in Florida, Jamaica’s Reggae Girlz know this as well as anyone....
2019-05-25 00:17

World Cup 2019: Breaking down how the tournament works The USWNT begins play in the World Cup on Tuesday. The tournament format can be a little confusing, so here's a breakdown of how it works.       ...
2019-06-12 03:17

Huawei files to trademark mobile OS around the world after U.S. ban China's Huawei has applied to trademark its "Hongmeng" operating system (OS) in at least nine countries and Europe, data from a U.N. body shows, in a sign it may be deploying a back-up plan in key markets as U.S. sanctions threaten its business model...
2019-06-13 09:51

FIFA says only 14 women's World Cup matches are sold out World soccer governing body FIFA said on Tuesday that they have allocated a million tickets for the ongoing women's World Cup in France but only 14 of the 52 matches are sold out, countering claims that tickets were selling fast....
2019-06-12 12:51

Aly & AJ Make Great Pop Songs. They Also Want to Change the World For super-fans of a musician, actor, or any celebrity, there’s nothing like meeting the object of their fandom. At concert meet and greets, premium ticket-holders get a chance before the show to shake the hand of the artist they are seeing perf...
2019-06-13 07:34

The problems that may stop the US retaining the Women's World Cup The Americans have arguably the best squad in France this summer. But they are far from a perfect unit as they aim to become world champions againThe US women’s national team are considered a favorite to win next month’s World Cup, and there’s good r...
2019-05-27 17:17

Diamonds set for Netball World Cup squad shake-up Gabi Simpson and Kim Ravaillion to miss outJust three players remain from 2015 triumphAustralia are set to name a new-look squad for the netball World Cup with Diamonds vice-captain Gabi Simpson and midcourt star Kim Ravaillion shock casualties. The ...
2019-05-29 08:00

France v Norway: Women's World Cup – live! Updates from the Group A match kicking off at 8pm BSTYou can email Jacob here or tweet him hereSearch for female Mbappé hots up in Paris suburbsGolden boot standings: the top scorers at France 2019 7.10pm BST It’s the generation game ... 7.06pm BST F...
2019-06-12 20:34

USA 13-0 Thailand: Women's World Cup 2019 – as it happened USA break World Cup record as they hit 13 past hapless ThailandHope Solo: If you’re not nervous, you don’t care enough to win 10.22pm BST We’ll be shutting down shortly. But you can have your say on today’s match in the comments of Caitlin Murray’s r...
2019-06-12 06:17

How Kate Moss Close could pave the way to a better world A drive for more streets to be named after women won’t solve sexism and racism – but it’s a startA new initiative in Bradford is hoping women will take up more literal and figurative space in the UK. Through the Pioneering Bradford Lasses campaign, m...
2019-06-12 22:00

Huawei founder: Without Apple, ‘we would not see the beauty of this world’ As calls have mounted in China for the central government to officially retaliate against Apple as a way to strike back over US trade tensions and over the increasing ostracization of Huawei, the billionaire founder of one of China’s leading co...
2019-05-27 21:17

Metta World Peace Is Ready for His Closeup. Again. World Peace, known as Ron Artest for much of his N.B.A. career, has become a strong voice on mental health and the subject of a documentary. But he knows many remember him for one thing: the brawl....
2019-05-29 05:51

Why it's OK that the U.S. women ran up the score in 13-0 World Cup win against Thailand The U.S. women's soccer team routed Thailand 13-0 in World Cup opener, prompting backlash against such a large win.       ...
2019-06-12 15:51

World's biggest cave is even bigger than we thought Thanks to discoveries made during a recent expedition in Vietnam, it appears the world's largest cave, Son Doong, is even bigger than previously thought....
2019-05-27 04:51

Service dog goes nuts for Chewbacca at Disney World A service-dog-in-training got to meet her hero during a trip to Disney World. Of course, being a dog, her hero is one of the hairiest characters in the park....
2019-05-26 21:17

Argentina women will cap amazing turnaround at World Cup When Argentina play at the women’s World Cup in France next month they will cap one of the most remarkable journeys in sport, from a team that did not exist two years ago to one competing on the biggest stage....
2019-05-28 05:34

If Netflix wants to keep growing, it has to keep making content like ‘Rim of the World’ Screenwriter, producer, and director Drew Pearce once lamented to me that Hollywood has basically given up on the idea of making anything but blockbusters with insane budgets and then small art house films on the other end of the spectrum that tend t...
2019-05-26 17:17

Callum Smith: ‘I can beat anyone in the world at 168lbs’ Callum Smith excited to finally defend his WBA super-middleweight crown The post Callum Smith: ‘I can beat anyone in the world at 168lbs’ appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-05-29 18:00

Soccer: Sinclair to lead Canada in her fifth World Cup Christine Sinclair was named to her fifth women's World Cup team on Saturday and will lead Canada in France where she will have a chance to also claim the career all-time scoring record on the sport's biggest stage....
2019-05-25 20:34

The world's most lucrative match is worth at least $215 million It may not be the most famous nor the most prestigious, but the English Championship play-off final is the world's most lucrative soccer match to win....
2019-05-27 16:17

World marks 75 years since D-Day in solemn observances Veterans' descendants spoke about family members who fought on the beach and laid red roses at the feet of a statue of an infantryman clutching a rifle and hauling a fallen comrade....
2019-06-06 14:17

France storms to win in Women's World Cup opener A good host must be confident and entertaining but not must completely dominate proceedings. France took notice of two of those three nuggets of advice at least, as the home nation ensured a copybook start to its Women's World Cup campaign with a com...
2019-06-08 00:34

Qualifying for 2022 World Cup gets underway in Asia SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Qualifying for the 2022 World Cup got underway in Asia on Thursday, with Mongolia and Macau among the teams earning first-leg wins in the preliminary round. Mongolia beat Brunei 2-0 in Ulaanbaatar, with captain Tsedenbal Nor...
2019-06-06 18:00

Sandcastle in Germany sets new world record An international team of artists succeeded in building a sandcastle that is almost a meter higher than the previous record holder. The triumph came two years after a similar attempt to break the record ended in tragedy....
2019-06-06 16:17

Marta ruled out for Brazil’s first World Cup match GRENOBLE, France (AP) — Marta has been ruled out for Brazil’s opening match at the Women’s World Cup because of a left thigh injury. The six-time women’s world player of the year was hurt in training on May 24. She had a week of phy...
2019-06-09 04:51

Breaking down the full US women’s World Cup roster With the U.S. Women’s National Team set to open their World Cup title defense versus Venezuela at 2 p.m. Sunday on Fox, here is a look at the roster that is tasked with getting the job done. Keepers Alyssa Naeher Hometown: Stratford, Conn. Afte...
2019-06-09 05:34

Teach Your Kid About Money by Creating an Imaginary World When I stumbled into adulthood a couple of decades ago, money was an absolute mystery to me—or at least, the management of it was. Expenses like car maintenance, water, trash, health insurance and taxes came as a huge shock, stunning me with how quic...
2019-06-06 05:51

Eleven stars to watch at the Women's World Cup If Phil Neville’s England can match or better the team’s 2015 Women’s World Cup showing over the next few weeks in France, interest levels at home will be unprecedented....
2019-06-06 05:34

Fox Sports will stream every Women's World Cup game in 4K Fox Sports offered 4K streams for the 2018 FIFA World Cup last year, but in order to watch them, you had to own a HiSense TV. For the Women's World Cup that begins Friday in France, those higher quality streams will be more readily available. Th...
2019-06-06 02:34

Soccer: Absent Hegerberg would have lit up the World Cup, says Rapinoe U.S. captain Megan Rapinoe knows all about taking a stance for social equality and justice, and can understand why Norway's Ada Hegerberg has turned her back on the women's World Cup....
2019-06-06 02:34

In the Good Omens finale, the end of the world is a lot less interesting than what comes next If there’s one moment in the novel Good Omens that most closely resembles co-author Terry Pratchett’s solo work—other than all those footnotes, anyway—it’s the bit in the big climax, when Aziraphale and Crowley realize that Adam Young’s unintentional...
2019-06-05 22:34

U.S. ‘gag order’ on abortion causes deaths around the world, researchers say  A U.S. policy banning government-funded aid groups from discussing abortion around the world has led to deaths from botched procedures and cut care to HIV-infected orphans and other children, researchers said on Wednesday....
2019-06-05 21:34

Rihanna is the world's wealthiest female musician Rihanna has emerged as the richest female musician in the world, with a fortune considerably larger than those of the grandes dames of pop: Madonna, Céline Dion and Beyoncé....
2019-06-05 20:17

Brazil v Jamaica: Women's World Cup - live! Minute-by-minute updates from the game in Grenoble10 young players to watch from the Women’s World CupSend your emails to Nick here or tweet him @NickMiller79 2.43pm BST 11 mins: The players have briefly paused for breath, perhaps for the benefit of ...
2019-06-09 15:51

Day 3 of Trump’s U.K. Visit: A D-Day Ceremony With World Leaders President Trump joined other world leaders at an event on the eve of the 75th anniversary of the wartime operation on the final leg of his three-day state visit to Britain....
2019-06-05 19:51

| Trash from the top of the world handed over for recycling in Nepal Aluminium ladders and cans collected from Mount Everest may find a second life as pots and pans, as bags of trash were collected after the climbing season....
2019-06-05 19:34

Fraser-Pryce blazes world leading 10.88 Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce's steady return to her best form continued at the Racers Grand Prix on Saturday when the twice Olympic champion blazed to a world leading 10.88 seconds in the 100 meters at the National Stadium in Kingston....
2019-06-09 15:51

AT&T declares itself ‘world leader’ in 5G despite 0 consumer devices AT&T is pounding its chest as a leader in 5G, even though average consumers haven't even been able to test its network in the United States.Read More...
2019-06-06 21:17

USA eliminated by Ecuador in Under-20 World Cup quarter-finals USA ousted from U-20 World Cup with 2-1 loss to EcuadorJhon Espinoza scores winner for Ecuador in 43rd minuteThe United States were knocked out of the Under-20 World Cup in the quarter-finals for the third straight tournament, losing to Ecuador 2-1 S...
2019-06-08 23:51

Check out the world’s tallest sandcastle Finished on June 5, 2019, the world's tallest sandcastle is a meter higher than the previous record.        ...
2019-06-06 23:17

The Women's World Cup Has Already Been Marred By Some Corny VAR Bullshit There is no shortage of arguments to be made against the proliferation of replay review in soccer, and I won’t bog down this blog post with points we’ve already made on the site many times over. Besides, the argument against the VAR decision from tod...
2019-06-08 00:00

How a Biotech Disaster Could End the World (And Other Things to Worry About) We talked to Josh Clark about his new podcast, The End of The World with Josh Clark, and asked him all about existential risks, and why we should care....
2019-06-07 19:17

Women's World Cup: China looks to reignite former glories The Steel Roses aren't the force they once were. But with football a key priority for the Chinese government, how far can they go in meeting the country's lofty ambitions?...
2019-06-08 15:34

Spain and Portugal to consider joint bid for 2030 World Cup PORTO, Portugal (AP) — Spain and Portugal will consider a joint bid to host the 2030 World Cup. The soccer federations released a statement on Saturday saying they will start a “thorough process to analyze the possibility of presenting a joint ...
2019-06-08 16:17

StanChart chairman: It's grown more likely that the world will split in two The ongoing U.S.-China rivalry could result in the world splitting into two, which will be "detrimental" to countries and companies, said Jose Vinals, group chairman at Standard Chartered Bank....
2019-06-07 16:00

9 beautiful, little-known scuba diving destinations around the world These under-the-radar scuba diving destinations include kelp forests, ancient cities, marine parks and thermal waters.        ...
2019-06-07 14:17

Massive sandcastle breaks world record There's a striking new building in Binz, Germany -- a sandcastle complete with turrets, multiple levels and an enviable seaside location. Find out just how high this sandcastle goes....
2019-06-07 12:51

How dominant City could help England to World Cup glory "Jen Offord went to Manchester City to investigate how the Women\u0027s Super League club’s commitment to excellence could propel the Lionesses to World Cup glory."...
2019-06-07 11:51

Women's World Cup 2019: The most important in history The eighth edition of the Women's World Cup has been described as the most important in history. Kicking off in Paris on Friday, the tournament certainly promises to be the best yet....
2019-06-07 11:17

Why US women’s soccer team isn’t a lock to win World Cup The most women’s soccer talent in history will be on display over the next month at the World Cup in France. That is great news for the sport, but a different kind of challenge for a United States team looking to defend their 2015 World Cup champions...
2019-06-07 11:00

Joe Buck: Fox has voices you just don’t hear in the golf world Fox play-by-play man Joe Buck talks with The Post’s Justin Terranova about the network’s U.S. Open coverage as it enters its fifth year broadcasting the event. Q: There was a lot of criticism the first couple of years. Where do you think Fox’s golf c...
2019-06-07 07:34

Use your illusion: the magic supergroup that tricked the world They have left millions boggled with their graceful card acts, great escapes and audacious stunts. But can The Illusionists make magic’s fusty reputation vanish?Our instinct when watching magicians is to focus on the hands, in the vain hope we may sp...
2019-06-07 03:34

The radio reporter who witnessed D-Day and told the world what he saw Wright Bryan, a war correspondent with NBC Radio and the Atlanta Journal, scooped 600 other reporters by broadcasting the first eyewitness account of the Normandy invasion....
2019-06-07 00:51

Opinion: Is too much being asked for France as it hosts World Cup? France is trying to become first team to hold the men's and women's World Cup titles at same time.        ...
2019-06-07 00:00

The Latest: Setback for Afghans, Shahzad out of World Cup LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Day 8 at the Cricket World Cup (all times local): 9:15 p.m. Mohammad Shahzad has been ruled of the Cricket World Cup because of a knee injury, a major setback for Afghanistan. The popular wicketkeeper-batsman will be repla...
2019-06-07 00:00

Women's World Cup: Norway and Nigeria are worlds apart Norway beat Nigeria 3-0 at the Women's World Cup on Saturday. The two teams are worlds apart on the field and are also are fighting very different battles in their quest for equality, writes DW's Barbara Mohr in Reims....
2019-06-09 22:51

World's Longest Flight To Be Even Less Comfortable Than Expected Flights half way around the globe are set to be even less comfortable than expected -- that's if the marathon 20-hour non-stop services from Sydney to London get off the ground at all....
2019-06-05 09:00

The electric cars with the best real-world range Range estimates are exactly that - estimates. We show you what you can expect from an EV in the real-world Battery technology and charging infrastructure is constantly improving, quickly turning EVs from niche vehicles to a viable replacements to co...
2019-06-11 03:17

The world’s most expensive painting is on a Saudi superyacht This Leonardo da Vinci’s masterpiece may be riding da waves. “Salvator Mundi” — the rare painting whose whereabouts have been shrouded in secrecy since it sold for a record-busting $450 million in 2017 — is being kept on the superya...
2019-06-11 04:17

AMD's $749 Ryzen 9 3950X is the 'world's first' 16-core gaming CPU Today during its E3 2019 press conference, AMD announced it's pushing gaming beyond 8- or 12-cores, with a new "best of the best" CPU. The "World's first 16-core gaming CPU" is the Ryzen 9 3950X, which will be available in September for $74...
2019-06-11 05:51

'It's ghost slavery': the troubling world of pop holograms Dead stars from Whitney Houston to Maria Callas are going on tour again. As Miley Cyrus explores the issue in a new Black Mirror, we uncover the greatest identity crisis in music todayMiley Cyrus Q&A: ‘My personal experiences helped craft the episode...
2019-06-01 10:34

When the World’s Most Famous Mystery Writer Vanished On a cold December night in 1926, Agatha Christie went out in her beloved Morris Crowley roadster and didn’t return home for 11 days. Here’s how her disappearance played out....
2019-06-11 12:17

World Cup 2019, New Zealand vs Sri Lanka: When And Where To Watch New Zealand, ranked fourth in the ICC ODI rankings, registered comprehensive win over India before losing to a batting-heavy Windies in the warm-ups....
2019-06-01 00:17

Marozsan ruled out of World Cup group phase "German midfield stalwart Dzsenifer Marozsan will miss the rest of the women\u0027s World Cup group phase after breaking a toe in their Group B opening win over China on Saturday."...
2019-06-11 15:34

Columbus Dreamed of a New World. His Son Found One in Books. Edward Wilson-Lee’s “The Catalogue of Shipwrecked Books” charts the life of the explorer’s son, obsessed with assembling a great repository of knowledge....
2019-05-31 18:17

European Markets Feel the World's Pain With its trade-dependent companies and weak banks, the eurozone is feeling the effects of intensifying concerns about global trade and a slowdown in the Chinese economy....
2019-05-31 15:17

Take a look at the most expensive SUV in the world: the $1.9 million Karlmann King If you're looking to spend $1.9 million on a new vehicle, an Italian armored car based on a Ford F-550 chassis is probably not on your radar. Karlmann is trying to change that....
2019-05-31 15:00

Weah lifts US over Qatar 1-0, into U20 World Cup 2nd round Tim Weah scored in the 76th minute, and the United States beat Qatar 1-0 Thursday at Tychy, Poland, to advance to the round of 16 at the Under-20 World Cup. The U.S. (2-1) finished second in Group D and will play the Group E winner, France or Mali, o...
2019-05-31 01:17

Ask Dr. NerdLove: Is There Any Point In Dating When The World Is On Fire? Hello all you frightening nipplybeasts, and welcome to Ask Dr. NerdLove, the only dating advice column to help you speed run through the worst parts of dating and start the New Game Plus of your love life....
2019-05-30 20:51

Singapore rated world's most competitive economy Singapore took the top spot as the world's most competitive economy led by an advanced technological infrastructure, a skilled workforce, favorable immigration laws and a good business climate....
2019-05-30 20:17

Sauerbrunn out for World Cup opener with quad injury REIMS, France (AP) — Becky Sauerbrunn was not in the U.S. national team’s starting lineup for its Women’s World Cup opener against Thailand because of a quad injury. Julie Ertz was moved to the backline for Tuesday night’s game and ...
2019-06-11 20:34

How 7 World Trade Center beat the odds It was the little lease that could — and now, the deal that proved to be the turning point in downtown’s commercial rebirth after 9/11 is getting a second wind. Sources said the New York Academy of Sciences and Silverstein properties will renew the a...
2019-05-30 15:17

The World's Fastest Lawnmower Can Get to 100 MPH Faster Than a McLaren F1 Honda, as you might remember, spent an unspecified amount of time building and perfecting a super lawn mower that it believes could cut grass at 50 mph, probably for no reason other than giggles and a little press. That lawn mower, as it turns out, c...
2019-06-11 02:00

China Says It Doesn't Want To Replace US As "Boss Of World" China doesn't seek to surpass the U.S. as the globe's dominant power but is prepared to "fight to the end" if needed, Defense Minister Wei Fenghe said, as trade friction grows between the world's......
2019-06-03 11:34

How do global suppliers thrive in a tough world? There are many great examples of how innovation keeps big auto suppliers healthy, but a smaller, lesser-known supplier named Kiekert offers another kind of compelling case study....
2019-06-11 01:17

Women’s World Cup Preview: Meet the Teams There will be 552 players representing 24 countries at the World Cup in France. Some are household names. Many are not. Here’s a primer before the tournament begins Friday....
2019-06-04 22:51

If you're not nervous at a World Cup, you don't care enough to win | Hope Solo The pressure of a major tournament can be difficult to handle – and not a lot of players have the ability to deal with that day in and day outBefore every World Cup game I played in, I felt good during the warm up. I was ready to play and wanted to p...
2019-06-10 14:17

Road to 2022 World Cup begins in Mongolia The long road to the 2022 World Cup finals begins in the footballing backwaters of Mongolia on Thursday as the first games that count towards qualification for Qatar are hosted in Asia....
2019-06-04 20:01

Women’s World Cup will be best ever but is it because of or despite Fifa? | Kieran Pender Over 45,000 fans loved the opening ceremony as France kicked off the event in style but will it be enough for the French public to overcome a reticence regarding the women’s game?The Parisian weather failed to dampen a colourful opening to the Women’...
2019-06-08 04:51

France commemorates deadly World War II massacre ORADOUR-SUR-GLANE, France (AP) — France is remembering 75 years since Nazi troops massacred 642 people in Oradour-sur-Glane and destroyed the small village near Limoges. A mass took place Monday at the site of the deadliest massacre in Nazi-occupied ...
2019-06-10 16:34

How to make the world's crispiest hash browns I suck at hash browns. My efforts are so lackluster I feel inadequate as a father. Saturday mornings, I’d throw a bag full of wet potato shreds into the skillet—five minutes would go by, then 10, 15, and by minute 20 the potatoes would still be whit...
2019-06-04 18:00

USA Basketball announces 20 names for World Cup camp COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — USA Basketball has announced the 20 names for the national team training camp to be held this summer in advance of the FIBA World Cup in China. Most of the 35 players selected last year for the pool are no longer in the...
2019-06-10 18:17

This Man Quit His Job As Engineer 4 Years Ago To Cycle Across The World It was four years ago when Jacky Chen embarked upon a challenge after quitting his job as an electronics engineer: riding his bicycle across the world....
2019-06-10 19:01

Cameroon, The Cinderellas Of The Last World Cup, Are Back For Another Dance A side effect of women’s soccer being so discouraged and underfunded in most every part of the world is that only rarely do we see many true upsets or surprises. The traditional powers usually have such enormous structural advantages, and have had th...
2019-06-10 22:00

Faithful Muslims around the world begin celebrating Eid BEIRUT (AP) — Muslims across the Middle East and beyond are celebrating the start of the Islamic holiday of Eid al-Fitr, a time for family and festivities. The holiday marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan, when devout Muslims fast from sunrise ...
2019-06-04 10:17

The world’s 15 hottest places in the last day are all in India, Pakistan NEW DELHI – India warned of severe heat in northern and central areas on Monday, following similar extreme weather on Sunday. Of the 15 hottest places in the world in the past 24 hours, eight were in India with the others in neighboring Pakista...
2019-06-04 02:34

Liverpool to head to Qatar for Club World Cup "Liverpool\u0027s quest to be crowned world champions will take them to Qatar, after the Arab country was awarded hosting rights for the next two editions of the Club World Cup before the seven-team tournament is expanded to 24 teams in 2021."...
2019-06-03 22:51

Jay-Z is world's first billionaire rapper, report claims In a new cover story, Forbes has valued the rapper and business mogul’s empire at $1bn, including real estate and other ventures Jay-Z has been named the world’s first billionaire rapper in a new Forbes cover story.The magazine has claimed the 49-yea...
2019-06-03 22:34

Women's World Cup 2019: what are your hopes and expectations? The most anticipated Women’s World Cup in history is just days away. How will your country fare? Host nation France kick off the 2019 Women’s World Cup on Friday as they play South Korea at the Parc des Princes. They are one of several sides fancying...
2019-06-03 15:17

Here Are the 10 ‘Most Urgent’ Threats to Press Freedom Around the World Azory Gwanda, a freelance journalist who has been missing in Tanzania since November 2017, remains at the top of a list of the 10 most severe threats to press freedom around the globe. Gwanda had been investigating mysterious killings when he disappe...
2019-06-03 13:34

College World Series team capsules OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A look at the eight teams competing in the College World Series, which starts Saturday at TD Ameritrade Park. (Capsules in order of CWS opening games. Coaches’ records through super regionals): MICHIGAN (46-20) Coach: Erik Ba...
2019-06-11 20:34

Global Manufacturing: About to Enter "A World of Hurt"? See the broader economic context that day-to-day headlines don't deliver: Chart of the Day shows you the big-picture trend in the all-important trend in global manufacturing....
2019-05-21 20:34

World needs to embrace hydrogen challenge, cut costs: IEA The world should take up the challenge to boost the use of hydrogen as a potentially emissions-free source of energy, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said on Friday in its first major report on the fuel....
2019-06-14 20:00

Breaking down the College World Series field LAS VEGAS — If you are a baseball purist who likes to wager, the College World Series is for you. “I can’t wait for the CWS to get started,” said Derek Stevens, a Las Vegas casino owner who just opened a new sports book called Circa Sports. “It’s the...
2019-06-14 23:34

The World’s Most Controversial Coal Mine Doesn’t Add Up Adani’s Carmichael project became a hot-button issue in Australia’s recent election. It could finally be getting the go-ahead, but the math is all wrong....
2019-05-24 03:00

PM Modi Thanks World Leaders For Congratulatory Messages Prime Minister Modi on Thursday thanked world leaders and personalities for their congratulatory messages after the BJP-led NDA is set to return to power for the second time, saying his government......
2019-05-24 06:51

MS Dhoni Should Bat At No. 5 In World Cup 2019: Sachin Tendulkar Over the years, MS Dhoni has proved that he can vary the pace of his innings at will and that is what makes him so dangerous in the shorter formats of the game....
2019-05-23 13:17

UE Boom 2: World’s best Wireless Bluetooth Speakers UE Boom 2 is a waterproof wireless Bluetooth speaker. It is the revised and better version of prior UE Boom Bluetooth speakers. Ultimate Ears (shortly named UE) is an earphone and speaker manufacturer company based in America. UE Boom was first acme ...
2019-05-21 16:51

We may be witnessing the birth of an exomoon around a distant world A planet 369 light years away appears to be surrounded by a disc of dust the like of which we’ve never seen before. It may eventually turn into rings or moons...
2019-06-14 15:01

How the stunning Earthrise became the world’s most famous photograph On Christmas Eve 1968, Apollo 8 became the first crewed spacecraft to circle the moon. Emerging from its dark side, one astronaut reached for his camera...
2019-05-21 16:00

Ethiopia's garment workers are the least paid in the world With a range of economic incentives like the freshly built industrial parks for garment manufacturing, Ethiopia has positioned itself to become one of the world's top exporters of textile and garments....
2019-05-21 15:34

Ben Simmons among nine NBA stars in Australia's World Cup squad Coach Andrej Lemanis announces strong squad17-man list will be trimmed to 12 playersBen Simmons, Joe Ingles, Patty Mills, Aron Baynes and Matthew Dellavedova headline Australia’s star-studded extended squad for the Fiba World Cup campaign. Boomers co...
2019-05-23 13:00

Chile braced to face USWNT at World Cup The reigning Women's World Cup champion sure didn't ease into France 2019 as the US Women's National Team thrashed Thailand 13-0 in its opening game of the tournament....
2019-06-15 16:34

Soccer: U.S. '99 World Cup win should have done more for women's game - Foudy The United States' World Cup triumph on home soil in 1999 was a watershed moment for the sport but midfielder Julie Foudy had hoped it would help the women's game grow at a much faster pace....
2019-05-22 16:17

A world first: Women at the helm of every UN Regional Commission Although United Nations Regional Commissions have been in existence for more than 70 years, for the first time ever, each one is currently headed by a woman designated by Secretary-General António Guterres. This accomplishment underscores that, since...
2019-05-21 15:00

World's Exchange Leaders Meet in Vancouver Vancouver, 6 October 2009 - Chairmen and Chief Executives from more than 50 of the world's leading exchanges gathered in Vancouver this week for the 49th General Assembly and Annual Meeting of the World Federation of Exchanges (WFE). This assembly re...
2019-05-24 01:51

Big Question at the Hockey World Championship: Who’s No. 1 (in the Draft)? Jack Hughes of the U.S., the top-rated North American prospect, and Kaapo Kakko of Finland, the top European prospect, are under the microscope as they play for their national teams....
2019-05-21 17:17

Even VAR Couldn't Ruin The Best Game Of The Women's World Cup You know what I love during a wild, up-and-down Women’s World Cup game between two flawed contenders? Stopping that wild play for roughly 30 minutes to stare at boring instant replay footage! That’s what happened in Australia’s roaring comeback victo...
2019-06-13 22:34

Why the World Worries About Russia’s Natural Gas Pipeline A new natural gas pipeline into Europe from Russia is shaking up geopolitics. Nord Stream 2, as it’s called, worries leaders in Eastern Europe, has put German Chancellor Angela Merkel on the hot seat and has stirred the ire of U.S. President Donald T...
2019-06-13 21:00

| World's first 5G phone released in South Korea Samsung Electronics on Friday released the Galaxy S10 5G, the world's first available smartphone with built-in fifth-generation communications technology, as South Korea seeks to build a lead in the transformative system....
2019-05-21 20:34

Inside the world's most beautiful libraries Italian photographer Massimo Listri ​takes us on a photographic journey of some of the oldest and most stunning libraries around the world in his book...
2019-05-21 19:51

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

Humans have interfered with most of the world's greatest rivers Long free-flowing rivers are incredibly biodiverse, but they have become increasingly rare and confined to remote regions in the Arctic, Amazon and the Congo basin...
2019-05-21 18:34

Japan holds off Scotland 2-1 at Women’s World Cup RENNES, France (AP) — Mana Iwabuchi had an early goal and then Japan held off a late charge from Scotland for a 2-1 victory on Friday at the Women’s World Cup. Iwabuchi, who was on the Japanese team that won the World Cup in 2011, scored in the...
2019-06-14 17:51

I'm travelling the world to collect poo for the good of humankind Eric Alm is racing to find out which gut microbes thrive in diverse human cultures before it is too late. His microbiome library – derived from faecal samples – could help solve future health crises...
2019-05-21 17:51

Nine Notorious Demons that Terrorized the Ancient World Storytellers have been telling tales of ancient demons wreaking havoc on humanity since the beginning of time.  ...
2019-05-22 01:51

| WATCH: World Rugby's incredible 'Try and Stop Us' ad World Rugby introduced a campaign to grow women's rugby right around the world which includes a stunning advert that will certainly inspire a new generation....
2019-05-21 17:34

Ancient Cataclysms: 9 Catastrophes That Rocked the World Ancient cultures around the world have passed down their tales of devastating natural disasters in oral traditions, folklore, historical accounts, pictorial representations, and through myths. Catastrophic natural phenomena like earthquakes, volcanic...
2019-05-22 01:51

Huawei founder: The US is fighting us because we want to ‘stand at the top of the world’ Ren Zhengfei, the billionaire founder of beleaguered Chinese electronics giant Huawei, sat down with Chinese state media on Tuesday to offer his response to the dramatic turn of events from over the weekend — namely, Google’s decision to ...
2019-05-22 02:00

World War II ships: From Rosie the Riveter to rustbuckets The S.S. Lane Victory is one of just three remaining Victory ships from World War II but veterans and volunteers are fighting rust and deterioration.        ...
2019-05-24 00:17

A vision of 2040: everything we need for a sustainable world already exists There are real obstacles to environmental progress, but we must focus on what we are for, not just what we are againstWhen my daughter was two years old, I found myself struggling to finish any article relating to the dire state of our environment. I...
2019-05-21 17:34

How the world’s most competitive athletes use ‘super powers’ to win It’s 1978 in the Philippines, and something weird is going on at a chess match. Anatoly Karpov, “the golden boy of the Soviet Union,” is playing Viktor Korchnoi, another Soviet who is hated by the regime. As the match drags on, Korchnoi i...
2019-06-15 17:51

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

PEN World Voices Festival: Siri, where's my democracy? Presented with The GuardianThe 2019 PEN World Voices Festival will bring more than 200 writers and artists representing over 50 nationalities to New York City and Los Angeles this month to discuss and debate the theme Open Secrets — what we reveal an...
2019-05-21 14:32

The Real World Returns: Where Are Your All Your Favorite Roommates Now? This is the true story...of seven strangers...picked to live in a house, work together, and have their lives taped. Find out what happens...when people stop being polite...and start getting real.......
2019-06-14 07:00

FIFA: Only 32 teams in Qatar World Cup 2022 World football's governing body was hoping to expand the competition to include 48 countries. However, that would have needed another Gulf country to host games along with Qatar, amid deteriorating ties in the region....
2019-05-23 06:17

Schoolchildren go on strike across world over climate crisis Hundreds of thousands walk out of lessons in 110 countries demanding urgent action Hundreds of thousands of schoolchildren across the world have gone on strike in protest at the escalating climate crisis. Students from 1,800 towns and cities in more ...
2019-05-24 20:51

Seeking more respect, superstar Hegerberg out of World Cup Ada Hegerberg is the best player in women's soccer but she will not be at the Women's World Cup        ...
2019-05-23 08:51

South Africa get first World Cup win in comfortable fashion "South Africa finally got a World Cup win under their belt as they eased to a nine-wicket triumph over Afghanistan at Sophia Gardens on Saturday to keep alive their hopes of a semi-final berth."...
2019-06-15 22:00

These are the world's most-visited theme parks Disney World's Magic Kingdom was the world’s most visited theme park in 2018, with 20.8 million visitors.        ...
2019-05-24 19:00

Racing lines: The ultimate lap… round the world Nothing is quite so daunting - and adventurous - as a 22,000 mile, cross-continental vintage and classic rally We all love a road trip, so how about signing up for the ultimate drive, with an added spice of competition? That’s the premise for the ‘...
2019-05-23 10:00

Netherlands 3-1 Cameroon: Women's World Cup – as it happened Arsenal’s Vivianne Miedema scored two goals, to become her country’s all-time leading goalscorer with 60, as the Dutch booked their place in the last 16 4.23pm BST And here are the top scorers in the tournament. Related: Golden Boot Standings: top sc...
2019-06-15 18:17

PEN World Voices Festival: Transfronterizo Life Presented with The GuardianThe 2019 PEN World Voices Festival will bring more than 200 writers and artists representing over 50 nationalities to New York City and Los Angeles this month to discuss and debate the theme Open Secrets — what we reveal an...
2019-05-21 14:32

Teen sells enough cupcakes to take his family of 7 to Disney World MADISON, Minn. (KARE) — For as long as he can remember, Isaiah Tuckett has been asking his parents to take him to Disney World. The request fell flat. “They just kind of made an excuse,” the 14-year-old says. Many parents can relate. “A lot of it was...
2019-06-03 21:00

Hardik Pandya Is Key For India In World Cup 2019, Says Srikkanth Promoted up the order ahead of experienced MS Dhoni, Hardik Pandya did full justice to the faith shown in him by the management, scoring 48 runs off 27 deliveries against Australia....
2019-06-10 22:51

Armillary Spheres: Following Celestial Objects in the Ancient World Armillary spheres, originally from ancient Greece, were vital instruments for astronomers to both demonstrate and track celestial bodies and their movements. ...
2019-05-30 20:34

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

Women's World Cup 2019 team guide No 16: Japan Asako Takakura’s side are not as strong as when they won it in 2011 and quite goal-shy so struggle when they go behindThis article is part of the Guardian’s 2019 Women’s World Cup Experts’ Network, a cooperation between some of the best media organis...
2019-06-03 15:17

Opinion: Why this World Cup will show how investing in women pays off Although the U.S. women continue to fight U.S. Soccer over discrimination ahead of the World Cup, investment in the game is coming from elsewhere.        ...
2019-05-31 01:17

FIFA working on solution for World Cup ticketing issue FIFA says it is working toward a solution with the local organizing committee in France after some fans buying tickets for the Women's World Cup were not given seats together        ...
2019-05-22 02:51

The Strait of Hormuz: The world's most important oil choke point Following a number of oil tanker blasts in the Gulf of Oman, tensions between the United States and Iran are rising further. DW takes a closer look at what role the Strait of Hormuz plays for global oil supplies....
2019-06-14 17:17

New Zealand 0-1 Netherlands: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Women’s World Cup Group E updates from the at 2pm BST gameEngland will go far if we can repeat first half, says BronzeEmail Jacob here or tweet @JacobSteinberg 4.01pm BST 872 - Jill Roord's winner for Netherlands was only her fourth goal for the nati...
2019-06-11 17:17

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

For Sale: Laptop infected with world's most dangerous malware A laptop infected with six of the most dangerous viruses and malware that have caused around $95bn (£74bn) of damage has been put up for auction....
2019-05-21 23:17

Watch: Cristiane gets Brazil's first hat trick since 1999 at World Cup Brazilian soccer star Cristiane helped her squad to a 3-0 win against Jamaica with a hat trick in the group stage match at the FIFA Women's World Cup....
2019-06-11 00:51

New memorial dedicated at World Trade Center site The National September 11 Memorial & Museum dedicated an new memorial Thursday to honor anyone who developed an illness or died after being exposed to dust and smoke released in the collapse of the World Trade Center towers. (May 30)   ...
2019-05-30 22:17

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

World Court rejects UAE demand for immediate measures against Qatar The United Nations' highest court for inter-state disputes on Friday rejected a United Arab Emirates request for immediate measures against Qatar in a dispute over alleged discrimination between the Arab neighbors....
2019-06-14 18:00

Argentina earns first World Cup point with 0-0 Japan draw PARIS (AP) — Argentina held former champion Japan to a 0-0 draw Monday to earn its first ever point in the Women’s World Cup. Argentina lost its previous six matches World Cup matches in 2003 and 2007, and missed the 2011 and 2015 tournaments. ...
2019-06-10 20:17

Evil Genius 2: World Domination is coming from Rebellion Rebellion showed off Evil Genius 2: World Domination at the PC Gaming Show leading into the Electronic Entertainment Expo today. It's coming to the PC. Read More...
2019-06-10 19:34

Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus deals: now is the time to get the world's best smartphone Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus deals have proved to be the ultimate waiting game. Delaying your purchase for the price to drop down low enough to own the world's best smartphone without selling all of your worldly possessions. Luckily, that day has fin...
2019-06-10 19:17

Bangladesh call for reserve days after another World Cup washout • Steve Rhodes frustrated after Sri Lanka game rained off• Bangladesh coach: ‘Why can’t we have a reserve day?’The Bangladesh coach, Steve Rhodes, bemoaned the lack of reserve days at the World Cup after a tournament-record third abandonment in the s...
2019-06-11 19:51

Eoin Morgan says England are ‘as ready as we can be’ for World Cup campaign • Captain desperate to get going with South Africa opener• Jofra Archer believes he is ready to deal with pressureA confident Eoin Morgan declared England to be “in the best possible place” and simply desperate for the World Cup to start after their ...
2019-05-21 23:34

England v Argentina: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Women’s World Cup updates from the 8pm BST kick-offEngland’s Phil Neville explains the tactics he usesAnd feel free to email Simon or tweet @Simon_Burnton 3.10pm BST England and Argentina in the World Cup. It’s a fixture heavy with history - 1966, 19...
2019-06-14 20:00

Donald Trump Says Queen Elizabeth Was A Mechanic During World War II During a lavish banquet at Buckingham Palace on Monday, President Donald Trump noted the coming 75th anniversary of D-Day and the British royal family's steadfastness and dedication during World War......
2019-06-04 18:51

Cricket World Cup 2019: Afghanistan v Sri Lanka – live! Cricket World Cup updates from Cardiff, 10.30am BST startAfghanistan chasing 187 from 41 overs in rain-affected gameCounty cricket – live! Follow all the latest with Tanya AldredAnd why not email Rob? 5.42pm BST 16th over: Afghanistan 73-5 (Gulbadin ...
2019-06-04 19:00

Anxiety, revolution, kidnapping: therapy secrets from across the world As part of the Guardian’s new mental health series, psychiatrists and psychologists from around the globe talk about the view from the couchIllustrations by Alex Hedworth/EyecandyOye Gureje, professor of psychiatry Continue reading......
2019-06-04 14:34

Jamaica 0-5 Italy: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Updates from the 5pm BST kick-offJapan 2-1 Scotland: match reportEmail Will or tweet @Will_Unwin 6.52pm BST Italy showed they were the superior team from the off and Jamaica helped them out with some pretty poor defending. Girelli will be pleased wit...
2019-06-14 20:00

Auburn beats UNC 14-7 to return to College World Series Auburn scores 13 runs in 1st inning, stuns host North Carolina with 14-7 victory that sends Tigers to College World Series for the first time since 1997       ...
2019-06-10 23:34

Previously Banned Fortnite Duo Qualifies For World Cup Finals Yesterday, Fortnite duo Damion “XXiF” Cook and Ronald “Ronaldo” Mach qualified for the World Cup by placing third with 91 points in the eighth week of North America East duo competition. On May 3, both players were temporarily banned from Fortnite an...
2019-06-04 01:34

The World's Largest Offshore Wind Farm Just Came Online The UK is quickly becoming the epicenter of the offshore wind industry. Point in case: On Monday, the first part of the world’s largest and furthest offshore wind farm came online.Read more......
2019-06-04 03:51

"Sachin Opens Again": Tendulkar Set For Another Debut In World Cup Opener Sachin Tendulkar will grace the commentary box during the World Cup opener between hosts England and South Africa to be played at The Oval in London....
2019-05-30 19:00

Argentina 0-0 Japan: Women's World Cup 2019 – as it happened Argentina earned their first ever point at a World Cup after frustrating Japan with a solid defensive performance in a dour gameJapan held by Argentina 9.52pm BST Here is the match report ... Related: Japan held to goalless draw by Argentina at Women...
2019-06-10 23:17

Queen gifts Trump a Churchill book on World War Two Queen Elizabeth gifted Donald Trump a book by Winston Churchill on World War Two whilst Melania received a specially commissioned silver box with enamel lid during the visit by the President and First Lady of the United States to Britain....
2019-06-04 12:34

Canada v Cameroon: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Keep up with all the action from the 8pm BST matchWomen’s World Cup team guides: Canada and CameroonFeel free to email Ben or to tweet: @benfisherj 9.17pm BST 58 min: Prince drags wide! A big chance goes begging for Canada. Beckie sends in a Canada c...
2019-06-10 22:34

The AMD Ryzen 9 3950X is already breaking world overclocking records The AMD Ryzen 9 3950X was only just announced at E3 2019, but it's already breaking records – it's been pushed to 5GHz across all 16 cores.In order to hit this massive clock speed, overclockers had to use exotic cooling – this...
2019-06-11 19:34

| Morgan has 'no regrets' as England go in search of World Cup glory England captain Eoin Morgan believes the tournament hosts have done everything they possibly could to get themselves ready for a tilt at the World Cup....
2019-05-21 22:00

Chile v Sweden: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Women’s World Cup team guides: Sweden and ChileEmail Beau with your thoughts or tweet him @duresport 4.02pm BST Good day or evening to all. Let’s state the obvious here -- the main interest in this game from a U.S. point of view is that these teams a...
2019-06-11 17:17

Phil Neville says he trusts ‘every single one’ of his 23 World Cup Lionesses • England face New Zealand in last friendly before World Cup• ‘The players have a clarity of everything,’ says the managerPhil Neville has said he believes in every member of his 23-player squad and that no one is along for the ride, as the team get ...
2019-05-31 20:51

Champions USA will not find it easy in a talent-packed World Cup The tournament has usually been a contest between the Americans and a few others. But the rest of the world has become much stronger in recent yearsAs the United States prepare for their opening game in the Women’s World Cup on Tuesday against Thaila...
2019-06-11 12:17

Where will the world’s first autonomous rocket factory be built? Mississippi Enlarge / An artist's concept of what the interior of Relativity Space's Mississippi rocket factory may look like in a few years. (credit: Relativity Space) Relativity Space has signed an agreement with NASA to convert a large industrial building i...
2019-06-11 15:51

Bangladesh v Sri Lanka: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! Cricket World Cup updates from the game in BristolWorld Cup standings: view the tournament table hereSend your thoughts to rob.smyth@theguardian.com 9.32am BST Some pre-match readingI say pre-match. I’ll level with you: I’m not sure there’ll be a mat...
2019-06-11 11:00

Women's World Cup 2019 team guide No 10: Italy Le Azzurre were impressive in qualifying and have high hopes of reaching the knockout stages for the first time since 1991This article is part of the Guardian’s 2019 Women’s World Cup Experts’ Network, a cooperation between some of the best media org...
2019-05-31 17:51

Two World War II veterans awarded their service medals over 70 years later Two men who served in world War II were awarded their much overdue service medals. The veterans have two different stories, but each are finally holding their well earned awards 70 years after their service....
2019-06-01 13:34

Women's World Cup 2019 team guide No 12: Jamaica The Reggae Girlz – led by 2018 Guardian Footballer of the Year Khadija ‘Bunny’ Shaw – have made history just by reaching the tournament This article is part of the Guardian’s 2019 Women’s World Cup Experts’ Network, a cooperation between some of the ...
2019-06-01 15:17

Cricket World Cup 2019: Afghanistan v Australia – live! Updates from the match at BristolNew Zealand chasing 137 to beat Sri LankaListen to the Spin podcast | World Cup tableAny thoughts? Email or tweet @sjjperry 2.11pm BST 8th over: Afghanistan 32-2 (Rahmat 21, Shahidi 6)Rahmat warming to the task now. H...
2019-06-01 15:17

FIFA Drops Plan for 48-Team World Cup in 2022 Unable to find co-hosts for a larger tournament, FIFA dropped a proposal championed by its president and said the 2022 tournament would remain at 32 teams....
2019-05-22 23:17

Can a third operating system survive today's smartphone world? The ordeal that Huawei is currently going through with being added to the dreaded "entity list" and barred from doing business with Google (among others) got us thinking. OK, Android is an open source operating system that anyone can download and use...
2019-05-22 22:51

CBOE Claims Three Top Awards From Futures And Options World: CHICAGO, IL -- December 10, 2013 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) today was named "U.S. Options Exchange of the Year" for the second consecutive year at an awards ceremony during Futures and Options World magazine's Derivatives World Lo...
2019-05-23 08:00

The World According to John Waters, as Interpreted by Alan Cumming The septuagenarian filmmaker’s latest collection of essays, “Mr. Know-It-All,” is just what its subtitle promises: “The Tarnished Wisdom of a Filth Elder.”...
2019-05-22 21:17

World's shortest super jumbo A380 flight Emirates airline announces plans to launch the world's shortest scheduled Airbus A380 flight. Two daily superjumbo flights between Dubai and Muscat will take to the skies starting July 1....
2019-05-31 21:17

Huawei will have to wait to become world's biggest smartphone brand Huawei's plans to become the world's biggest smartphone brand will have to be put on hold, a senior company executive said, as the company faces increasing pressure from the United States....
2019-06-11 14:17

Huawei delays ambition to be world top smartphone vendor Huawei says its ambition of becoming the world’s number one smartphone manufacturer will have to wait following recent events.“We would have become the largest in the fourth quarter (of this year) but now we feel that this process may t...
2019-06-11 13:51

The Incredible World of Painted Skulls and Bone Houses Overlooking the Alps, in the idyllic Austrian mountain town of Hallstatt, a few hundred grave markers indicate the resting place of former residents.  ...
2019-06-01 02:00

Despite FIFA ticket boast, most World Cup games not sold out FIFA says 14 of 52 Women's World Cup games have sold out, a month after boasting only a "few matches" still had tickets available       ...
2019-06-11 13:17

Is Tyson Fury really the lineal heavyweight champion of the world? No world titles will be on the line when Tyson Fury faces Tom Schwarz live on ESPN Saturday night, but the British fighter argues he doesn't need belts to be called a champion....
2019-06-11 15:00

World Boxing Super Series cruiserweight clash Daniel Herbert previews the World Boxing Super Series cruiserweight semi-finals The post World Boxing Super Series cruiserweight clash appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-06-11 12:34

The world’s largest airplane may be grounded after a single flight The Stratolaunch aircraft took flight for the first and only time in April. [credit: Stratolaunch ] The aerospace company founded by Paul Al...
2019-06-01 04:34

Cautious U.S. coach Popovich wary of World Cup quality Even though Gregg Popovich has a roster packed with NBA All-Stars, the United States coach is still a little concerned about the quality of opposition his team will face at the basketball World Cup in August....
2019-06-11 10:34

Germany's Marozsan ruled out for World Cup group phase German midfield stalwart Dzsenifer Marozsan will miss the rest of the women's World Cup group phase after breaking a toe in their Group B opening win over China on Saturday....
2019-06-11 15:51

Japan v Scotland: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Women’s World Cup updates from the game in RennesLi’s volley seals vital victory for China against South AfricaAnd feel free to email Niall or tweet him @niallmcveigh 3.28pm BST 71 mins: Lauder’s diagonal ball looks to have set Ross away down the lef...
2019-06-14 16:34

Rampant Bangladesh Add To South Africa's World Cup Agony South Africa, who have never won the World Cup, are left with little margin for error in the rest of the 10-team group stage, which sees each country play nine matches....
2019-06-02 20:51

FIFA faces fan backlash over seating at women's World Cup World soccer governing body FIFA is facing a backlash on social media from fans who bought multiple tickets for next month's women's World Cup in France only to discover that their seats were not together....
2019-05-22 09:00

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

World War II vet, 101, commissions grandson during Air Force Academy graduation World War II veteran Walter Kloc, 101, flew from New York to Colorado to commission his grandson, Joseph, during graduation exercises at the Air Force Academy....
2019-06-03 05:17

Man Sets World Record For Highest Speed Reached On A Tuk Tuk A man who has set a new world record for the highest speed reached on a tuk tuk says he is "over the moon" at his achievement. Matt Everard, 46, from Essex, UK, set a speed of 119.583 kmph on a tuk......
2019-05-22 03:51

"War With US Will Bring Disaster To World", Says China's Defence Minister China's Defence Minister Wei Fenghe said on Sunday that a war with the United States would be a disaster for the world while issuing a warning to Washington not to meddle in security disputes over......
2019-06-02 08:17

Women's World Cup 2019 team guide No 15: Scotland Shelley Kerr has proven winners in her squad and, if they avoid injuries, Scotland could be a surprise package in FranceThis article is part of the Guardian’s 2019 Women’s World Cup Experts’ Network, a cooperation between some of the best media organ...
2019-06-03 12:01

Ruiz stuns Joshua to become world heavyweight champion "Andy Ruiz Jr. dethroned British title-holder Anthony Joshua with a stunning seventh-round stoppage at New York\u0027s Madison Square Garden on Saturday to become the first Mexican-American world heavyweight champion."...
2019-06-02 14:34

How Tiffany Trump's World Diverged From Her Famous Family Asked in October 2016 if she was interested in joining the family business one day, Tiffany Trump replied, "Of course I'm interested...but I'm applying to law school, though, so I like......
2019-05-22 12:17

Women's World Cup 2019 team guide No 13: England The beaten semi-finalists four years ago have a new manager but a similarly flexible approach This article is part of the Guardian’s 2019 Women’s World Cup Experts’ Network, a cooperation between some of the best media organisations from the 24 count...
2019-06-02 09:17

Rebecca Solnit: 'Every protest shifts the world's balance' Two hundred years after the Peterloo massacre, which led to the founding of the Manchester Guardian, protest is shaping our political moment. Where do we go from here?Scale it up and it’s revolution; scale it down and it’s individual non-cooperation ...
2019-06-01 23:17

Red Sox put World Series MVP Pearce back on injured list NEW YORK (AP) — The Boston Red Sox have put World Series MVP Steve Pearce back on the 10-day injured list. Pearce is out with a low back strain. The Red Sox made the move Saturday, a day after he left a game against the New York Yankees. First basema...
2019-06-02 01:00

Netherlands head into World Cup on a positive by beating Matildas 3-0 Netherlands 3-0 AustraliaVan de Sanden scores twice, Miedema nets the otherThey call Eindhoven the city of lights and a footballing public eager to send their team off to the World Cup in fashion was rewarded handsomely as the Netherlands’ top stars ...
2019-06-02 01:00

In a Ballet Across America world premiere, even the piano dances The surprisingly agile instrument is the focus of Pam Tanowitz’s charming “Gustave Le Gray No. 1,” for Miami City Ballet and Dance Theatre of Harlem....
2019-06-02 01:00

How South Korean group BTS became the world's biggest boy band BTS has achieved huge success internationally -- but they're hardly the first K-pop band to try to break through. So why has the seven-member boy band succeeded where others haven't?...
2019-06-02 04:34

Huawei exec: We need more time to become the world's top phone maker China's Huawei Technologies will need more time to become the world's largest smartphone maker, a goal it originally aimed to achieve in the fourth quarter of this year, a senior executive said on Tuesday....
2019-06-11 16:17

Women's World Cup 2019: the complete guide to all the stadiums All you need to know about the nine venues for the tournament in France, including history lessons and the hitches along the wayClick on each image for caption information Continue reading......
2019-05-22 13:34

Huawei Says Goal to Be World's Top Phone Maker Some Time Off Huawei will need more time to become the world's largest smartphone maker, a goal it originally aimed to achieve in the fourth quarter of this year, a senior executive said on Tuesday....
2019-06-11 07:00

England v Pakistan: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! Live updates from Trent Bridge, 10.30am (BST) startCounty cricket: Yorkshire v Essex, Lancs v Leicestershire and more!Feel free to email Tim to tweet @TimdeLisle your thoughts 10.53am BST 5th over: Pakistan 31-0 (Imam 14, Fakhar 12) Anchor? I take th...
2019-06-03 12:01

Norway Might Have Won The Whole Thing, If Only They Hadn't Alienated The Best Player In The World The situation with Norway’s women’s soccer team is like something out of the Iliad. In this analogy, the World Cup is the Trojan War, the Norwegian team is the heavily armed but nonetheless overmatched Greek army, and Ada Hegerberg is Achilles, the G...
2019-06-06 12:17

10 players worth watching at the Women's World Cup Americans Carli Lloyd and Alyssa Naeher and Canada's Christine Sinclair among the players to watch at the FIFA Women's World Cup.        ...
2019-06-07 00:00

Jurassic World 3 Could Bring Back Even More Familiar Faces Get a look at Amazon’s fantastical new series Carnival Row. Toy Story 4 adds some puntastic comedy legends. David Dastmalchian teases the faithfulness of Dune. Plus, a new look at Jungle Cruise, teases for Agents of SHIELD’s most repeated reunion, an...
2019-06-04 19:51

‘BTS World’ makes you the band’s manager on June 26th If you could go back to 2012 and relive your life from that point onward, what would you do? Would you prevent yourself from making crucial, immature mistakes? Would you invest your money or wisely? Or would you instead become the new manager of the....
2019-06-07 02:01

The world’s first 360-degree infinity pool is coming to London Plans are underway for what would be the world's first rooftop 360-degree infinity pool to be built in London. Compass Pools, a UK-based pool manufacturer, unveiled its design for Infinity London, a 600,000-litre pool that would top a 55-story h...
2019-06-07 02:01

New world heavyweight champ is 'an inspiration for all fat people,' says rival Braggadocio and trash talking -- where boxers taunt rivals to boost ratings and provide an alternative narrative for the media and fans outside of the ring -- are part and parcel of the boxing world....
2019-06-07 02:34

Scotland land at World Cup in better shape and in executive style • Judy Murray and Steve Clarke delivered pep talks beforehand• We’ve got a better style of play, says full-back Nicola DochertyIt is safe to assume Nicola Sturgeon has secured Nicola Docherty’s vote. Before the first minister facilitated the funding ...
2019-06-07 03:34

Soccer: Australia's World Cup preparations soured by injuries Australia's preparations for the women's World Cup have been hit by a tournament-ending foot injury to central defender Laura Alleway and a hamstring strain to teenage striker Mary Fowler....
2019-06-07 05:17

South Africa v Afghanistan: Cricket World Cup – live! Cricket World Cup updates from the game in CardiffSri Lanka v Australia – live! Follow the OBO report nowEngland win, rain delays and autocorrect – The Spin podcastAnd feel free to email Simon or tweet @Simon_Burnton 5.00pm BST Not a great delivery f...
2019-06-15 18:17

Norway v Nigeria: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! World Cup updates from Reims, kick-off 8pm (BST)Afghanistan football president banned for life for sexual abuseFeel free to email Ben or tweet @benfisherj your thoughts 7.15pm BST Norway: Hjelmseth; Wold, Thorisdottir, Mjelde, Boe Risa, Herlovsen, Gr...
2019-06-08 20:34

It's Been A Long, Tough Journey For Jamaica, And Just Making It To The World Cup Is Enough Thanks in large part to the support of Bob Marley’s daughter, Cedella Marley, Jamaica’s Reggae Girlz are about to compete at the World Cup for the first time ever. While it’d be far too optimistic to expect them to pull off any kind of shocker in Gro...
2019-06-06 23:51

The world's worst sorority video is back, and more horrifying than ever before The popular image of hell is a supernatural nightmare of fire and brimstone, demons and screams of torment, but there is far worse to be found among the more regular aspects of daily life. Take, for instance, sorority recruitment videos, carefully c...
2019-06-06 22:34

Afghanistan set New Zealand 173 to win: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! Cricket World Cup updates from the match at TauntonEngland beat Bangladesh by 106 runs in CardiffAnd feel free to email Tanya or tweet @tjaldred 8.40pm BST For Afghanistan, English conditions have not been kind. A seven wicket loss to Australia, a 34...
2019-06-09 00:51

Women's World Cup 2019 team guide No 21: Thailand Nuengruethai Sathongwien is back in charge with Thailand aiming to progress from the group by beating ChileThis article is part of the Guardian’s 2019 Women’s World Cup Experts’ Network, a cooperation between some of the best media organisations from...
2019-06-06 13:34

'They went to crazy lengths' - amazing Afghan films the world never got to see From the Afghan Abigail’s Party to the thriller made with live bullets, Mariam Ghani, daughter of the country’s president, has made a riveting documentary about five unfinished communist-era films‘I don’t know if I was completely prepared for my pare...
2019-06-06 14:17

World's smallest baby released from San Diego hospital Baby Saybie weighed little more than an apple when she was born. Doctors said she wouldn't survive long. But after five months in intensive care, she's been given the all-clear to go home with her family....
2019-05-30 05:34

Wayétu Moore: 'Storytelling gives me a sense of belonging to this world' Alongside busy social enterprises, Moore has written a novel about Liberia’s origins in which she hopes her compatriots will recognise themselvesWH Auden once said it was a “fallacious belief that art ever makes anything happen”. Had there never been...
2019-06-06 16:51

London will soon be home to the world’s most frightening hotel pool Have you ever visited a hotel and thought to yourself “Boy, this place would be so much better if the entire roof was a pool”? Well, if you happen to live in the United Kingdom, today is your lucky day! Compass Pools, a UK-based pool make...
2019-06-09 00:00

Why the best female soccer player is skipping the Women's World Cup Ada Hegerberg is a Norwegian striker and the first ever female winner of the Ballon d'Or – but you won’t see her playing for her home country at the World Cup over the next month....
2019-06-06 19:17

Billy Joe Saunders weighs in for his bid to become two-weight world champion Billy Joe Saunders looks in good condition as he makes weight for his first super-middleweight world title fight The post Billy Joe Saunders weighs in for his bid to become two-weight world champion appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-05-21 15:01

Turkey stuns World Cup champion France with 2-0 home win Turkey moved atop its European Championship qualifying group by dominating World Cup winner France in a 2-0 home win       ...
2019-06-08 23:51

| Banyana seek redemption in World Cup after woeful build-up Banyana Banyana make their Women's World Cup debut against Spain in the French port city of Le Havre having failed to win in 10 matches since qualifying....
2019-06-07 09:00

Women's World Cup 2019 team guide No 23: Chile A superstar goalkeeper in the shape of Christiane Endler might not be enough to get underdogs Chile out of their groupThis article is part of the Guardian’s 2019 Women’s World Cup Experts’ Network, a cooperation between some of the best media organis...
2019-06-07 10:00

Taylor puts England in World Cup last 16 with game to spare As roommates at the Women's World Cup, Jodie Taylor and Beth Mead have built a connection that helped lead England into the second round of the tournament....
2019-06-15 19:00

Women's World Cup Soccer Kicks Off With France Victory France began its bid to win the Women’s World Cup of soccer for the first time with a 4-0 shellacking of South Korea, while the defending champion U.S. will play its opening match on Tuesday....
2019-06-08 14:17

Beach clean-ups held worldwide for World Oceans Day With the oceans facing threats such as plastic pollution and global warming, World Oceans Day aims to raise awareness with a series of events. A healthy world ocean is critical to our survival, organizers say....
2019-06-08 13:00

| France savour perfect start to women's World Cup France players savoured a "dream" opening to the women's World Cup after the hosts set the ball rolling in style with a 4-0 win over South Korea before a sell-out crowd....
2019-06-08 12:17

England v Bangladesh: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! Cricket World Cup updates from the 12th matchTable: the latest standings | Listen to The Spin podcastAnd feel free to email Rob with your thoughts 10.45am BST 4th over: England 9-0 (Roy 8, Bairstow 1) Bairstow, who has started a little timidly, gets ...
2019-06-08 11:51

World Oceans Day: UK joins fight against plastic pollution The UK is joining the global fight against plastic pollution by marking World Oceans Day in a bid to raise awareness about protecting and conserving the seas....
2019-06-08 09:17

Host France opens World Cup with a 4-0 win over South Korea PARIS (AP) — France began the Women’s World Cup the way it ended last year’s men’s tournament: with an emphatic victory. Wendie Renard, a 6-foot-2 the tallest player in the tournament, scored a pair of headers off corner kicks, and ...
2019-06-07 23:51

Rampant France thrash Korea in World Cup opener A rampant France smashed South Korea out of sight on Friday to open their women’s soccer World Cup campaign in irrepressible style with a 4-0 victory that sent a warning to all other teams with a design on the trophy....
2019-06-08 00:00

Cross-sports push at World Cup for gender pay equality PARIS (AP) — Venus Williams joined retired soccer star Julie Foudy and ice hockey player Hilary Knight in the Eiffel Tower to highlight the push for pay equality for women athletes. The trio gathered Saturday night for a forum sponsored by LUNA bar a...
2019-06-15 23:51

Mitchell Starc's World Cup built on 2015 footage Starc spent months watching footage from 2015Aims to get his trademark ‘x-factor’ backMitchell Starc and his coaches spent months watching replays of his damaging 2015 World Cup as he aimed to replicate that form in this year’s tournament. The undeni...
2019-06-08 07:01

Women's World Cup Live: Germany open against China On the second day of the Women's World Cup, Germany get their tournament started. They play China in a game they are expected to win, but can they do it? Follow live updates here!...
2019-06-08 15:34

Women's World Cup kicks off in France, but you'd barely know it in Paris The Women's World Cup kicks off on Friday as hosts France take on South Korea. But if you were strolling the streets of Paris, you would be forgiven for not knowing it was happening....
2019-06-07 16:34

The world’s fattest parrots are being killed off by fungal infection The world’s plumpest parrots are dying. New Zealand’s kakapo parrots, an endangered bird that can grow to nearly five pounds, are being killed off by a fungal infection. Seven of the chubby chicks have died from Aspergillosis, which threa...
2019-06-15 19:51

Canada v New Zealand: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Live updates from Grenoble, kick-off 8pm (BST)England win shows they have the spark and fight to go far Feel free to email Rob your thoughts 7.15pm BST Some World Cup reading Related: 'It's great when there's a target on your back': USA untroubled wi...
2019-06-15 20:51

Women's World Cup 2019 team guide No 24: Sweden Sweden won their qualifying group in style but have struggled in attack since and will need Kosovare Asllani to be at her bestThis article is part of the Guardian’s 2019 Women’s World Cup Experts’ Network, a cooperation between some of the best media...
2019-06-07 14:00

Albino lizards are the world’s first genetically modified reptiles CRISPR gene editing has been used to create genetically modified reptiles for the first time. The breakthrough could help us study certain eye disorders...
2019-05-21 14:39

Women's World Cup: Germany snatch fortunate win over China Germany opened their 2019 Women's World Cup campaign with a win, although the scoreline didn't reflect the true nature of the game. There are also concerns about injuries to Germany's team....
2019-06-08 17:34

Rampant Roy fires England to record World Cup total "A superb 153 from Jason Roy and a big-hitting 64 from Jos Buttler fired England to their highest ever Cricket World Cup total as they posted 386-6 in their third match at this year\u0027s tournament on Saturday."...
2019-06-08 17:17

The world's supply of rubber is in jeopardy. Can we find new sources? Rubber is essential to modern life, but the trees that provide it could be wiped out by a deadly disease. Some scrubby weeds may provide the unlikely solution...
2019-05-21 14:39

Marta to miss Brazil's World Cup opener against Jamaica "Brazil forward Marta will not start her team\u0027s opening game against Jamaica at the women\u0027s World Cup on Sunday because of a thigh problem, coach Vadao said on Saturday."...
2019-06-08 16:34

Spain and Portugal analyse joint bid for 2030 World Cup "Spain and Portugal are to start an in-depth analysis of whether to bid for the 2030 World Cup, they said on Saturday, without making any mention of Morocco who were previously also said to be involved."...
2019-06-08 15:51

Women's World Cup: France set the standard with big win on opening night France got the Women's World Cup started with a 4-0 win over South Korea in front of expectant fans. DW's Sophie Serbini was in Paris to witness a fine performance in an atmosphere that promises much for the future....
2019-06-08 05:51

Promote health, keep the world safe, serve the vulnerable A warm welcome to all meeting participants! I sincerely regret not being able to join you this week to take part in your discussions. However, I know that several members of my senior leadership team will be joining some sessions. I have asked them ...
2019-05-21 21:17

Opinion: Carli Lloyd wants to start, but she wants another World Cup title even more Carli Lloyd is playing in her third World Cup, but is coming off the bench for the first time thanks to an abundance of talent at forward.       ...
2019-06-14 20:51

Former canoe world champion from Russia banned for 4 years LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The International Canoe Federation says former world champion Oleg Zhestkov of Russia has been banned for four years for doping. The ICF says Zhestkov, who competed at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics, tes...
2019-06-10 11:51

Animal crackers: inside the world's most madcap menagerie With its Frankenstein fauna and cosmopolitan chickens, Belgian artist Koen Vanmechelen’s eco-park puts the perverse into biodiversity A huge steel cage pokes up through the trees on the edge of Genk in eastern Belgium. It emerges from a long, dark br...
2019-06-10 11:00

Punks, beatniks, vagabonds: Ed van der Elsken's world – in pictures The Dutch photographer’s joyful and intimate images of young bohemians captured the lives, loves and struggles of those immersed a global counterculture Continue reading......
2019-06-05 09:51

Deathloop seems like warped-world BioShock with a Groundhog Day twist Bethesda spent plenty of time showing off some less than exciting games at E3 2019, with updates to Elder Scrolls Online and a new 52-player battle royale mode for Fallout 76. But they did announce one brand-new title, Deathloop, and it comes from th...
2019-06-10 07:51

Rihanna named world's richest female musician Forbes magazine estimates the musician’s fortune at $600m, a figure bolstered by her lucrative fashion and beauty venturesRihanna has been named the world’s richest female musician by Forbes magazine. The singer’s worth is estimated at $600m (£472m),...
2019-06-05 11:51

How A-Rod’s boozy birthday bash led the Yankees to the ‘09 World Series Ten years ago, a Yankees squad for the ages would win its 27th World Series. In their new book, “Mission 27,” Mark Feinsand and Bryan Hoch take readers behind the locker-room doors of that 2009 team, telling how they came together to win the last cha...
2019-06-10 05:17

My liver, your kidney: The world's first non-identical organ swap To get her mother a new kidney, Aliana Deveza instigated the world’s first swap of different organs between living donors, donating half her liver to a stranger...
2019-05-21 17:51

England v Scotland: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Minute-by-minute updates from the 17.00 BST kick-offBronze: ‘I scored a couple of goals and my life changed overnight’Send your emails to Gregg here or tweet him @GreggBakowski 4.13pm BST It’s pretty hot down in Nice. The temperature is still soaring...
2019-06-09 17:34

Girelli’s hat trick lifts Italy into next round of World Cup REIMS, France (AP) — Cristiana Girelli scored a hat trick to put Italy into the second round of the Women’s World Cup with a 5-0 victory over Jamaica on Friday. It was Italy’s second hat trick at the World Cup, as Girelli joined Carolina ...
2019-06-14 20:51

Fox Sports created a USWNT Snapchat AR lens for the World Cup The United States women's national soccer team laid down a clear statement of intent to their World Cup rivals after a record-breaking 13-0 win over Thailand in their opening game. Alex Morgan grabbed the headlines by scoring five goals against ...
2019-06-14 23:34

Netflix reveals first look at Jurassic World animated series “The evolution has begun.” So says a trailer for “Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous,” Netflix’s new take on the blockbuster dinosaur film franchise, set to debut in 2020. DreamWorks Animation is behind the new animated ser...
2019-06-04 22:17

USA upset France with late goals to return to U-20 World Cup last eight United States upset France to reach U-20 World Cup quartersJustin Rennicks’ late winner sinks pre-tournament favoritesTab Ramos’s USA to face Ecuador in Saturday’s quarter-finalThe United States’ Under-20 men’s national team reached the last eight of...
2019-06-04 23:34

Matildas admit work to be done to keep World Cup dream alive Ante Milicic has only four days to resurrect Australia's women's World Cup campaign after an upset loss to Italy and nothing is going to be ignored before they face Brazil in Montpellier on Thursday....
2019-06-10 13:51

World Bank downgrades its forecast for global economy WASHINGTON (AP) — The World Bank is downgrading its forecast for the global economy in light of trade conflicts, financial strains and unexpectedly sharp slowdowns in wealthier countries. The bank, an anti-poverty agency, expects the world economy to...
2019-06-04 23:51

Former swimming world champion James Magnussen retires SYDNEY (AP) — Two-time swimming world champion James Magnussen said Wednesday he is retiring after winning 15 medals for Australia at major international events over a 10-year career. The 28-year-old Magnussen was affected by shoulder injuries over t...
2019-06-05 01:34

Cricket World Cup: Even players are struggling to watch the tournament on TV It was a terrific weekend in the Cricket World Cup. England were brilliant in brushing Bangladesh aside, then The Oval — the tournament's beating heart — hosted the first meeting between two of the superpowers....
2019-06-10 12:51

‘I’ve had to be patient’: Staniforth’s tough road to Women’s World Cup Birmingham midfielder has had to deal with two cruciate injuries, a tumultuous club career and the tragic early death of her brother while at Sheffield WednesdayPicking up the ball from Jodie Taylor, Lucy Staniforth skipped to the edge of the D, look...
2019-06-05 04:34

I.M. Pei, Master Architect Whose Buildings Dazzled the World, Dies at 102 Mr. Pei, a committed modernist, was one of the few architects equally attractive to real estate developers, corporate chieftains and art museum boards....
2019-05-21 20:00

The world is more dangerous after Iran's nuclear deal announcement All the ingredients are in place for a confrontation that could be the most significant outbreak of warfare since the 2003 US-led invasion of Iraq, with some of the same players leading the charge....
2019-05-21 19:51

The Latest: Infantino says Europe will join Club World Cup PARIS (AP) — The Latest from the FIFA meetings ahead of the Women’s World Cup (all times local): ___ 1:45 p.m. Despite a threatened boycott by European clubs, FIFA President Gianni Infantino says they will play at the revamped Club World Cup in...
2019-06-05 14:51

'Thank You' - Queen Elizabeth and world leaders applaud D-Day veterans Queen Elizabeth was joined by world leaders including Donald Trump and Angela Merkel to mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day, paying personal tribute to the veterans of the largest seaborne invasion in history which helped bring World War Two to an end...
2019-06-05 15:00

Queen, world leaders honor veterans on D-Day anniversary Queen Elizabeth II and world leaders including U.S. President Donald Trump have gathered on the south coast of England to mark the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings that helped turn the tide of World War II....
2019-06-05 15:17

Canada inspired in World Cup by Toronto Raptors NBA title PARIS (AP) — Inspired by Canada’s first NBA title, the country’s national women’s soccer team is aiming to emulate the Toronto Raptors’ magical run. The fifth-ranked Canadians were fast asleep in France when the Raptors won ea...
2019-06-15 03:51

Davis, Harden among hopefuls for FIBA World Cup roster The USA Basketball roster for the FIBA World Cup in China later this summer will have some star power as ESPN reported Wednesday that Anthony Davis, James Harden, Damian Lillard and Bradley Beal are among the hopefuls for a spot on the team....
2019-06-06 02:34

Soccer: U.S. goalkeeper Naeher has big boots to fill at World Cup United States goalkeeper Alyssa Naeher has big boots to fill at the Women's World Cup as she belatedly earns a chance to be the leading lady on the biggest stage after graduating from her previous role as understudy....
2019-06-06 02:34

Women's World Cup: England play Scotland in their first match England open their Women's World Cup campaign against Scotland today in a tournament which is expected to be the biggest in history, with new audiences, larger crowds and more sponsorship money than ever....
2019-06-09 10:34

Watch: England slips by Argentina at Women's World Cup Jodie Taylor's 61st minute score was enough to lift England to a win against Argentina in the group stage of the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup on Friday in Le Havre, France....
2019-06-15 04:00

The world is my office: why I chose to become a digital nomad worker From copywriters to computer programmers, people with online-based jobs are seizing the chance to take their work on their travelsI dismissed the idea at first. Over a picnic in south London’s Brockwell Park last May my friend Tom asked whether I had...
2019-05-21 16:17

Women’s World Cup: England and Italy Advance With Victories England edged Argentina on a goal by Jodie Taylor off a pass from her roommate. Italy, in the event for the first time since 1999, had three goals from Cristiana Girelli in a rout of Jamaica....
2019-06-15 09:34

UK electric cars will require twice the world’s supply of cobalt News 5 Jun, 2019 Scientists warn of “huge implications for our natural resources” as government pushes for rapid adoption of electric cars...
2019-06-06 08:00

10 of the world’s best city views: readers’ travel tips These stunning viewpoints put the fun into funiculars and the drama into panorama – and many have art, bars and cafes to enjoy, tooNahargarh Fort sprawls around a rocky outcrop above the Pink City of Jaipur in Rajasthan province. Take a rickshaw up t...
2019-05-21 16:00

The US economic recovery is far from being a world record | Jeffrey Frankel It uses different rules to other countries to measure business cycles and recessionsThis month marks the tenth full year of the US economic recovery that began in June 2009. Back then, a “trough” in business activity signified the end of the Great Re...
2019-06-14 23:51

India v Australia: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! Updates from the game at the OvalListen to the Spin podcast | World Cup tableAny thoughts? Email or tweet @JPHowcroft 9.59am BST Runs ahoy!Since the start of the 2017 Champions Trophy there have been eight completed ODIs at the Oval. The chasing team...
2019-06-09 11:01

Track body IAAF to rebrand as World Athletics MONACO (AP) — Track and field’s world governing body is to change its name from the IAAF to World Athletics. The new name and logo will be introduced in October after one last edition of the world championships under the IAAF banner. The IAAF h...
2019-06-09 16:51

Why Tanker Blasts in the Gulf of Oman Have Put the World on Edge Unexplained explosions that crippled two tankers have raised alarms about potential military conflagration in the Middle East. How has that happened?...
2019-06-14 23:34

World's largest underwater restaurant nears completion Five meters below the surface of the North Sea, near the southernmost tip of Norway, Europe's first underwater restaurant is nearing completion. The 110-foot long structure, an oblique concrete slab that looks like a sunken periscope, was submerged i...
2019-05-21 17:17