TOPNEWSBYUSA.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-06-12 10:51

Penguin rebuts charge of antisemitism against author Pedro Baños

Publisher’s review of How They Rule the World, accused of prejudice in its coverage of the Rothschilds, finds book ‘robust’ but not antisemiticPenguin has undertaken a “t...

Penguin rebuts charge of antisemitism against author Pedro Baños

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Brazil president rebuts European criticism over environment Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro rebutted European criticism over his commitment to the environment on Thursday, saying that foreign leaders have historically influenced decisions that are “hindering the country’s progress.”...
2019-07-05 02:34

"Not Pak, It Was Kashmir": Sharad Pawar Rebuts PM Modi's Terror Remark Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar has questioned the Narendra Modi-led government's assertion of "hitting the enemy in his home", claiming that such actions against terrorists......
2019-06-09 16:34

Mayor in Puerto Rico rebuts embattled Gov. Ricardo Rosselló's claim of support A mayor in Puerto Rico refutes embattled Gov. Ricardo Rosselló’s claim that he supports him after the governor made the declaration on Fox News on Monday, amid widespread protests and calls for his resignation....
2019-07-23 07:51

Same-sex penguin couple adopt abandoned egg in attempt to become parents The Berlin Zoo's two male penguins have been caring for the egg since July and have long sought to be new parents. The pair will find out in September if they are successful....
2019-08-10 01:34

Penguin and seal dung nourishes organisms that are kilometres away Nitrogen from penguin and seal faeces in Antarctica can spread to an area up to 240 times the original colony, which serves as a vital nutrient for other plants and animals...
2019-05-21 14:39

Scientists say monster penguin once swam New Zealand oceans New Zealand scientists say they’ve found fossilized bones from an extinct monster penguin that was about the size of a human and swam the oceans some 60 million years ago...
2019-08-14 14:17

Human-sized penguin fossil discovered in New Zealand New species said to have been four times heavier than emperor penguinA giant penguin that stood as tall as a person has been identified from fossil leg bones discovered by an amateur palaeontologist on New Zealand’s South Island.At 1.6 metres and 80k...
2019-08-14 17:51

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

Original Penguin sells out of green shirts after #GreenShirtGuy goes viral TUCSON – From stories on the Washington Post to shoutouts from actor Mark Ruffalo, Alex Kack, his green shirt and his infectious laugh has been the talk around the nation after a video of him at Tuesday’s Tucson City Council meeting went ...
2019-08-10 09:34

Meet the Guy Who Spends Months in the Antarctic Collecting Penguin Poop Stef Bokhorst has spent a number of Christmases in the South Pole. He’s never come across Santa Claus, but he has spotted some orcas, penguins, and elephant seals over the years. And he’s seen a lot of poop.Read more......
2019-05-22 18:17

Save an Extra 50% On Select Summer Styles at Original Penguin New on-sale summer styles await at Original Penguin. Right now, take an extra 50% off a selection of apparel, including cool button-downs, polos, and tees, with promo code SAVE50. Just snag your clothes ASAP, since this sale won’t last past tomorrow....
2019-06-01 01:51

On debate night, Late Night's Amber Ruffin rebuts whiny racist backlash over diverse recasting It was debate night, and you know what that means! Less than half of the people jockeying to unseat America’s everlasting shame Donald Trump got ridiculously little individual time to actually debate. You know, what with CNN running a sound-bites-onl...
2019-07-31 20:34

New Zealand Scientists Discover Fossilized Bones of Human-Sized ‘Monster Penguin’ (WELLINGTON, New Zealand) — Scientists in New Zealand said Wednesday they’ve found fossilized bones from an extinct monster penguin that was about the size of an adult human and swam the oceans some 60 million years ago. They said the pre...
2019-08-14 15:17

Labour has 'failed' to address antisemitism, says top MP Labour has "failed" to address the issue of antisemitism and there should be more "tolerance" of differing views at the top of the party, a leading MP has said....
2019-07-08 01:34

Labour antisemitism row: 30 whisteblowers come forward Labour's Jewish affiliate has said that 30 whistleblowers have come forward to detail their experiences of the party's handling of antisemitism allegations....
2019-07-11 16:51

Renegade Penguin Pair With No Respect for Authority Return to Favored Sushi Spot After Initial Removal You can’t tell penguins that they can’t have something, because it will only make them want it more. And a pair of small mischief-making blue penguins proved exactly that. A sushi spot in Wellington, New Zealand became the unexpected site...
2019-07-16 17:51

Labour antisemitism whistleblower: 'In 30 years I’ll be very proud of myself' Louise Withers Green fears attracting abuse, but has hopes for the party’s redemptionIt was in February, while on holiday with her former Labour colleagues in Berlin, that Louise Withers Green decided she had to speak out about her role in investigat...
2019-07-11 16:51

Labour u-turn over decision to readmit antisemitism row MP Labour has been forced into an embarrassing U-turn over a decision to reinstate left-wing MP Chris Williamson, who had been suspended in an antisemitism row....
2019-06-29 06:17

Labour suspends NEC member over antisemitism claims Pete Willsman was recorded claiming that an Israeli agent had infiltrated the partyLabour has suspended a controversial member of its ruling national executive committee after he was recorded claiming that an Israeli agent had infiltrated the party.P...
2019-05-31 14:01

Labour lifts suspension of MP embroiled in antisemitism row Labour has lifted the suspension of MP Chris Williamson, who claimed the party had been "too apologetic" about its handling of antisemitism allegations....
2019-06-27 23:17

Corbyn decries BBC's 'inaccuracies' over Labour antisemitism Labour leader says Panorama adopted ‘predetermined’ critical positionJeremy Corbyn has said there were “many, many, inaccuracies” in the BBC Panorama documentary about antisemitism in the party, saying that the programme adopted a “predetermined posi...
2019-07-14 05:34

Labour peers attack Corbyn over antisemitism in paper ad Labour peers have taken out a newspaper advert accusing Jeremy Corbyn of "failing the test of leadership" by allowing antisemitism to "grow in our party"....
2019-07-17 14:17

Labour antisemitism row: Formby hits back at Watson The general secretary of the Labour Party has accused the party's deputy leader Tom Watson, of "traducing her" while she is undergoing cancer treatment in a bitter row over antisemitism. ...
2019-07-12 09:00

Watson 'undermining' Labour on antisemitism to 'attack leadership' Labour's deputy leader has "undermined" efforts to handle antisemitism complaints in order to "attack the leadership", according to a member of the party's governing body....
2019-07-08 20:34

All Germans urged to wear kippah in protest against antisemitism Call for solidarity follows warning that Jews wearing cap face abuse and attacksGermans of all faiths and none are being urged to wear kippah skullcaps on Saturday as a symbol of solidarity with the Jewish community, after a steep rise in antisemitic...
2019-05-31 14:01

Corbyn in emergency meeting over Labour antisemitism crisis Jeremy Corbyn has been forced to hold an emergency meeting of his shadow cabinet and a showdown with his MPs as the antisemitism crisis engulfing Labour threatened to spiral out of control....
2019-07-16 06:00

Watson: Labour's response to antisemitism documentary 'deplorable' Labour's deputy leader Tom Watson has hit out at the party's dismissal of claims of interference in cases of antisemitism, saying the response to the allegations was "deplorable"....
2019-07-11 13:17

Labour to be probed by human rights watchdog over antisemitism An investigation into whether the Labour Party "unlawfully discriminated against, harassed or victimised people because they are Jewish" has been launched by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC)....
2019-05-28 22:51

Labour launches website to educate members about antisemitism Labour has launched a website featuring "education materials" on how members can confront racism, with antisemitism the first kind of discrimination highlighted....
2019-07-21 15:17

'Spectres of the past': Angela Merkel sounds alarm over antisemitism Germany has responsibility to tackle antisemitism and far-right politics, says chancellorAngela Merkel has said antisemitism is a problem in Germany and the country has a historical responsibility to face up to the growing threat of far-right populis...
2019-05-28 19:51

Labour split over 'futile' gagging orders amid new antisemitism row Labour's shadow cabinet is split over the use of non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) in relation to former staff, as the party braced itself for another row over its handling of antisemitism allegations....
2019-07-07 21:34

UK equality watchdog opens antisemitism probe into opposition Labour party Britain's equality watchdog said on Tuesday it was launching a formal investigation to determine whether Jeremy Corbyn's Labour Party has discriminated against, harassed or victimized people because they are Jewish....
2019-05-28 14:34

Radu Jude tackles a history of antisemitism with an ambitious, ironic satire How do we reckon with history? And to what extent do we bear its guilt? These questions, not uncommon in countries that have done Bad Things, trouble the work of the Romanian filmmaker Radu Jude. Aferim!, the first of his films to garner significant ...
2019-07-18 03:51

Labour antisemitism: Corbyn aide wanted to influence party’s panel Jeremy Corbyn's top aide instructed party officials to compile a dossier setting out how Labour's highest disciplinary body could be challenged, leaked emails have revealed....
2019-07-19 21:34

Two penguin 'waddling vagrants' removed from sushi shop – again Wellington police said Monday that they had received two calls from the same sushi bar in recent days over penguins spotted near the truck        ...
2019-07-17 15:00

U.K. Labour Party Members Take Out Newspaper Advert Accusing Leader of ‘Allowing Antisemitism to Grow’ More than 60 members of the UK Labour party have taken out a newspaper advert accusing their leader Jeremy Corbyn of failing to tackle anti-Semitism. The full page advert, published in the Guardian newspaper on Wednesday, was signed by 67 members of ...
2019-07-17 16:34

Pedro Almodóvar: ‘I can no longer hide’ The Spanish director reflects on his career and his deeply personal new film, Pain and Glory, a late-life masterpiece“Without film-making my life is meaningless,” says Salvador Mallo, the depressed director at the heart of Pedro Almodóvar’s new film....
2019-08-11 11:00

Sale eclipses Pedro as fastest ever to 2,000 K's Red Sox lefty Chris Sale reached 2,000 career strikeouts faster than any other pitcher in history, breaking Hall of Famer Pedro Martinez's mark by getting to 2,000 in 1,626 innings on Tuesday....
2019-08-14 04:51

Pedro: Van Dijk and Ramos are 'the best defenders' "On the eve of their UEFA Super Cup match against Liverpool, Chelsea forward Pedro said he believes Virgil van Dijk and Sergio Ramos are the best defenders in the world."...
2019-08-14 19:51

Chantel Catches Pedro in a 90 Day Fiancé: Happily Ever After? Lie The road back to martial harmony has been a bumpy one for 90 Day Fiancé: Happily Ever After? stars Chantel and Pedro. But in the above sneak peek, exclusive to E! News, it looks like the duo......
2019-07-05 15:17

San Pedro de la Roca Castle and the Military Might of Spain in Cuba Top quality cigars and contagious rhythm have long been associated with the Caribbean’s largest island.  ...
2019-06-10 10:17

Is It a Happy Reunion for 90 Day Fiancé: Happily Ever After?'s Chantel and Pedro? So, you've been having marital problems and your husband buys a one-way ticket to his home country and says he wants some time and space to himself. What do you do? If your 90 Day Fiancé:......
2019-06-07 17:51

90 Day Fiancé: Happily Ever After?: All About Larissa's Kids and Pedro's Risqué Dancing Dirty dancing, secret kids and quashed Oklahoma dreams made up the fifth episode of 90 Day Fiancé: Happily Ever After? season four, episode five. E! News previously revealed Larissa......
2019-05-27 21:17

| Wilson, Pedro hit memorable friendly strikes as Liverpool, Chelsea win Welsh international Harry Wilson gave Jurgen Klopp a reminder of his talents with a spectacular goal as Liverpool defeated Lyonin a pre-season friendly....
2019-08-01 00:51

Spanish PM Pedro Sanchez loses parliament approval vote Pedro Sanchez was unsuccessful in getting parliamentary approval on Tuesday. He has another two days to build an agreement with the far-left Podemos party to secure his government's confirmation....
2019-07-23 23:17

My Friend Pedro review – action-movie mayhem without the fluff PC, Nintendo Switch; DeadToast Entertainment/Devolver DigitalWith no pretence at character or plot, this stylish shooter rewards the most acrobatic sequences of killings in the best-choreographed ballet of havocMy Friend Pedro is the best moments of ...
2019-06-27 18:51

Pedro Munhoz has learned to balance passion for fighting with inner peace Munhoz's first fight wasn't in an Octagon, but a bar in Brazil against his cousins. Fighting is in his blood, and finding a balance hasn't been easy....
2019-06-04 17:34

Bail-reform poster boy Pedro Hernandez wanted by cops yet again Bail-reform poster boy Pedro Hernandez is a wanted man once again, this time for allegedly smashing the window of a car he and a pal traded paint with in The Bronx, according to cops and police sources. Hernandez and an unidentified pal were cruising...
2019-07-11 04:00

Pedro Martinez says Phillies had swine flu during 2009 World Series The Phillies lost the World Series in six games to the Yankees and pitcher Pedro Martinez is now revealing that teammates were sick.       ...
2019-08-06 00:51

Will Chantel Learn the "Truth" About Pedro's Family on 90 Day Fiancé: Happily Ever After? Is Chantel about to learn the truth about Pedro and his family on 90 Day Fiancé: Happily Ever After? In an exclusive preview of the Sunday, June 23 episode, Chantel is still in the......
2019-06-21 22:17

Pedro Almodóvar's semi-autobiographical Pain And Glory gets a stirring new trailer Pain And Glory, the latest film from the legendary Pedro Almodóvar, premiered this past May at Cannes, where we described it as a deeply intimate film that “offers something like an up-close-and-personal look at the aging master, reminiscing wistfull...
2019-08-08 20:34

Bail-reform poster boy Pedro Hernandez skates on 2015 robbery Prosecutors dropped a 2015 robbery charge against bail-reform poster boy Pedro Hernandez on Monday after he made good on a pledge to go to college. “Pursuant to the agreement made on October 9, 2018, in which Pedro Hernandez would provide proof in Ma...
2019-06-03 23:17

Puerto Rico’s Supreme Court Overturns Pedro Pierluisi as Governor (SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico) — Puerto Rico’s Supreme Court on Wednesday overturned the swearing in of Pedro Pierluisi as the island’s governor less than a week ago, clearing the way for Justice Secretary Wanda Vázquez to take up t...
2019-08-08 22:34

Pedro Martinez breaks down in tears while talking about David Ortiz shooting Pedro Martinez broke down in tears Monday night while talking about the shooting of his friend and former Boston Red Sox teammate, David Ortiz.       ...
2019-06-11 16:17

Pedro Strop calls Yasiel Puig ‘stupid’ after shouting match CINCINNATI — Javier Baez hit his first grand slam of the season. Jose Quintana got his first win since May 5. And a long, hot game ended with a dust-up involving Yasiel Puig and an ejection for the Cincinnati Reds manager. Amid all the drama, the Chi...
2019-06-30 07:51

The next Pedro? Martinez says Cincinnati Reds' Luis Castillo pitches just like he did MLB managers and players have attested to how much the Reds ace reminds them of Pedro Martinez. And the Hall of Famer completely agrees.       ...
2019-07-12 17:17

Puerto Rico’s ousted governor names Pedro Pierluisi as next leader Pierluisi is a member of the disgraced leader Ricardo Rosselló’s pro-statehood New Progressive partyPuerto Rico’s ousted governor, Ricardo Rosselló, announced his intended successor on Wednesday morning, two days before the disgraced leader of the US...
2019-08-01 04:17

Cubs activate reliever Pedro Strop, hoping to boost bullpen CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs activated reliever Pedro Strop from the 10-day injured list before Tuesday night’s game against the Colorado Rockies and optioned reliever Dillon Maples to Triple-A Iowa. The 33-year-old Strop, who went on the IL...
2019-06-05 01:34

Watch: Pedro Martinez brought to tears while describing David Ortiz Pedro Martinez was brought to tears while talking about his former teammate and friend David Ortiz, who is recovering after being shot in the Dominican Republic....
2019-06-12 02:00

Steam June Top 20: Bloodstained, My Friend Pedro, and 7 Early Access games bask in the sun Valve is back with its Top 20 releases on Steam for June, and indies and Early Access games lead the way this month on the PC gaming platform.Read More...
2019-07-24 02:51

The next Pedro Martinez? Yankees' Deivi Garcia inspires visions of the Hall of Famer The phenom of this year's Futures Game dreams of being just like his idol and has the stuff to match, which is why every team will ask for Garcia at the trade deadline....
2019-07-23 17:51

Pedro Martinez: Swine flu hurt Phillies in World Series loss to Yankees The 2009 swine flu pandemic affected thousands of people around the world and — according to Pedro Martinez — the World Series, as well. “It wasn’t told, but most of us were sick,” the former Phillies pitcher told the Philadelphia Inquire...
2019-08-05 20:51

Puerto Rico Senate sues to block new Gov. Pedro Pierluisi, calls on high court The new appointed leader of Puerto Rico now faces a lawsuit from the Senate in San Juan, which says his ascension to the island's top post is unconstitutional....
2019-08-06 10:34

Ricardo Rosselló Steps Down as Puerto Rico’s Governor, and Pedro Pierluisi is Sworn in to Succeed Him The Puerto Rico House of Representatives confirmed Pedro Pierluisi as secretary of state, and outgoing Gov. Ricardo A. Rosselló said he would be the island’s next chief executive....
2019-08-03 06:17

West Ham boss Manuel Pellegrini looking to spend money generated by Pedro Obiang transfer West Ham manager Manuel Pellegrini has confirmed he is ready to spend the extra transfer funds generated by Pedro Obiang's £8million move to Sassuolo....
2019-07-24 19:51

Puerto Rico legislators grill potential new governor Pedro Pierluisi over conflicts of interest Puerto Rico’s potential next governor defended himself Friday against conflict of interest concerns that threatened to derail his confirmation and leave the island in political turmoil after disgraced Gov. Ricardo Rosselló’s expected 5 p.m. dep...
2019-08-02 21:01

Rosselló officially resigns as Puerto Rico governor, Pedro Pierluisi sworn in as replacement Outgoing Puerto Rican Gov. Ricardo Rosselló made his resignation official Friday, clearing the way for veteran politician Pedro Pierluisi to become the island territory's new chief executive, at least temporarily....
2019-08-03 03:34

Red Bull 3 Chelsea 5: Christian Pulisic and Ross Barkley star in Salzburg as Pedro scores wonder goal Christian Pulisic and Ross Barkley were both in red-hot form as Chelsea secured an encouraging 5-3 pre-season win against Red Bull Salzburg in Austria....
2019-07-31 23:00

Wanda Vázquez sworn in as Puerto Rican governor after high court boots Pedro Pierluisis Wanda Vázquez took the oath of office Wednesday to become governor of Puerto Rico hours after the state's supreme court ruled that the swearing-in of Pedro Pierluisis was unconstitutional....
2019-08-08 16:00

Pedro Martinez sends David Ortiz emotional message after shooting: 'Can’t wait to hear your voice' Pedro Martinez broke down in tears Monday night when asked about his longtime friend and former Boston Red Sox teammate David Ortiz, who was seriously wounded in a shooting in his home nation of the Dominican Republic over the weekend.  ...
2019-06-11 17:34

Cannes Review: Pedro Almodóvar’s Vibrant Pain and Glory Makes the Heart Pump Harder Pedro Almodóvar’s world is and always has been a world of color. He’ll ask his actors to perform the most delicately complex scenes in front of wildly patterned wallpaper. The furnishings in his characters’ apartments—h...
2019-05-21 14:39

Sarri frustrated after Higuaín and Pedro leave training session ahead of Europa League final - video Maurizio Sarri stormed away from Chelsea’s training session at the Olympic Stadium on the eve of the Europa League final against Arsenal within an hour of admitting for the first time he is considering his future.Maurizio Sarri storms out of Chelsea’...
2019-05-29 01:00

Cubs' Pedro Strop On Yasiel Puig: "It's Not A Secret He's Stupid. He's Stupid As Fuck." In the bottom of eighth with a 3-0 count against Yasiel Puig, Cubs pitcher Pedro Strop plunked the Reds outfielder with a 94 mph pitch. Puig was none too happy about the HBP, and began to slowly make his way towards the pitcher, which led to both ben...
2019-06-30 20:34

Taking Another Look at the Author of ‘The White Man’s Burden’ Christopher Benfey’s “If: The Untold Story of Kipling’s American Years” traces their influence on his work — and Kipling’s lasting influence on others....
2019-07-07 18:34

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

How to become a more productive you with insight from NYT-bestselling author The steps to reach your ultimate potential are varied and you never know which trick or suggestion might unlock your process. You can start figuring that out with the training in the How Billionaires, Icons, and World-Class Performers Master Producti...
2019-06-08 20:17

Bestselling author Ken Follett turns 70 With 30 bestsellers in 40 years, Ken Follett is among the most successful authors in world literature. As the master of the historical novel genre turns 70, he is working on the prequel to his best-known work....
2019-06-05 14:17

R.I.P. author and illustrator Judith Kerr As reported by The Guardian, author and illustrator Judith Kerr has died. Kerr was the woman behind beloved children’s book The Tiger Who Came To Tea and the lengthy series of Mog The Forgetful Cat, as well as a series of semi-autobiographical books ...
2019-05-23 20:51

Author Judith Kerr dies aged 95 The children's author and illustrator Judith Kerr has died following a short illness. Her famous works included "TheTiger Who Came to Tea," and "When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit."...
2019-05-23 15:34

Italian author Andrea Camilleri dies The Sicilian writer penned the Inspector Montalbano best-sellers. The novels were later translated to the small screen, where they became a global popularity....
2019-07-17 15:00

Author talks Fernandomania and the Dodgers of 1981 The Los Angeles Dodgers needed a strike interrupted season and a pitching sensation named Fernando Valenzuela to win a championship in 1981. More important for the Dodgers, perhaps, is that they found a way that year to connect with Hispanic fans who...
2019-06-11 20:34

Author: 'Counter-terrorism isn't an immigration issue' Author of "Bluster: Donald Trump's War on Terror" Peter Neumann speaks to Christiane Amanpour about the state of domestic terrorism in the United States....
2019-08-07 21:00

Enheduanna: High Priestess of the Moon and the First Known Author The ancient Sumerian poet Enheduanna has a unique claim to fame: she was the first author in the world known by name. While there were previous instances of poems and stories written down, Enheduanna was the first to sign a name to her work. And what...
2019-06-28 02:51

Judith Kerr, Author of The Tiger Who Came to Tea, Dies at 95 (LONDON) — Judith Kerr, author and illustrator of the bestselling “The Tiger Who Came to Tea” and other beloved children’s books, has died at the age of 95. HarperCollins chief executive Charlie Redmayne announced her death Th...
2019-05-24 00:34

Jim Bouton, ex-Yankees pitcher and tell-all author, dead at 80 Jim Bouton, the former Yankees pitcher and tell-all author, has died at the age of 80, according to his family. Bouton’s family said he died Wednesday at the home he shared with wife Paula Kurman. He fought a brain disease linked to dementia an...
2019-07-11 08:17

After Losing His Parents, an Author Wonders: Who and What Is Real? In “Picnic Comma Lightning,” Laurence Scott combines a memoir about grief with an investigation into the ways technologies blur the line between public and private....
2019-06-15 13:17

Trump Says He ‘Never Met’ Author Who Has Accused Him of Sexual Assault President Donald Trump said Friday that he “never met” a New York advice columnist and author who claims that he sexually assaulted her in the dressing room of a high-end New York department store in the 1990s. In a statement, Trump said ...
2019-06-22 01:51

Murray Polner, Antiwar Editor and Author, Is Dead at 91 An outspoken pacifist, Mr. Polner founded the progressive public affairs journal Present Tense in 1973 and was its only editor until it closed in 1990....
2019-06-06 01:51

Author Lisa Taddeo: ‘I wanted to explore desire, not sex’ In her extraordinary book Three Women Lisa Taddeo charts the intimate lives of real American women. Below, we print an extractIn 2010, a young American writer called Lisa Taddeo published an article in New York magazine about the women who work as hi...
2019-06-23 17:51

Author of dystopian climate crisis novel is 'deeply optimistic' John Lanchester tells Hay audience that we have ‘a moral obligation’ not to despairPeople have “a moral obligation” to be optimistic about the climate crisis because the alternative would be despair and allowing the worst to happen, the novelist John...
2019-05-27 17:17

Nobel-winning author Toni Morrison dead at 88 U.S. author Toni Morrison, whose 1987 novel "Beloved" about a runaway slave won a Pulitzer Prize and contributed to a body of work that made her the first black woman to be presented the Nobel Prize in Literature, has died at the age of 88, her publi...
2019-08-06 22:34

How To Train Your Dragon author named children's laureate How To Train Your Dragon author and illustrator Cressida Cowell has vowed to campaign for school libraries to be made statutory after being named the new children's laureate....
2019-07-09 23:17

Inspired by 63 Up, author Tim Lott decides it's time to take stock Turning 63, the writer looks back over highs and lows and asks, how can I sum it up?Ever since I read John Updike’s Rabbit tetralogy, I have felt that the ultimate test of a writer is to capture a single life from beginning to end in the pages of a n...
2019-06-22 21:17

Cat Person author Kristen Roupenian on the trouble with writing about sex Mary Gaitskill’s collection Bad Behaviour has defined her career. Will a new generation of female writers be stereotyped in the same way?In 2017, “Cat Person”, the first short story I’d ever published, went viral. In the story, a college student name...
2019-08-03 15:17

‘Greening of America’ author Charles Reich dead at 91 NEW YORK (AP) — Charles Reich, the author and Ivy League academic whose “The Greening of America” blessed the counterculture of the 1960s and became a million-selling manifesto for a new and euphoric way of life, has died. Reich’s n...
2019-06-18 03:34

‘Killing Eve’ author dishes on adapting and casting hit show When Luke Jennings’ 2018 novel “Killing Eve: Codename Villanelle” was optioned for a TV series, the British writer was given a list of potential scriptwriters to adapt his story about a witty, glamorous assassin who becomes obsessed with the MI-5 age...
2019-07-24 06:01

Former big-leaguer Jim Bouton, author of groundbreaking 'Ball Four,' dies at 80 Former New York Yankees pitcher Jim Bouton, whose irreverent, raunchy baseball memoir, "Ball Four," attracted both hostility and acclaim, died on Wednesday at his home in Massachusetts, according to media reports. He was 80....
2019-07-11 04:51

Author James Patterson says Jeffrey Epstein will get his ‘just deserts’ It’s about time sicko Jeffrey Epstein gets what he deserves, says best-selling author James Patterson, who wrote a book about the multi-millionaire pedophile. “Our hope when we did the book was that somehow he’d get his just deserts and now I t...
2019-07-09 15:00

'Earthsea' Author Ursula K. Le Guin Is Ready for Her Closeup Ursula K. Le Guin, the author whose science fiction and fantasy novels and short stories inspired readers of all ages, is the focus of a new documentary....
2019-07-31 22:51

German bestselling author Bernhard Schlink turns 75 Bernhard Schlink tends to focus on Germany's painful legacies, including the Nazi past and the 1970s leftist RAF terror group. On Saturday, the bestselling author turns 75....
2019-07-05 18:17

Emails show author Sparks objecting to pro-gay ‘agenda’ NEW YORK (AP) — Emails filed in an ongoing lawsuit show novelist Nicholas Sparks chastised a former headmaster at the private Christian school in North Carolina he runs for promoting a pro-gay “agenda.” Sparks denies he discriminates. The...
2019-06-14 00:34

'Tiger Who Came to Tea' author Judith Kerr dies aged 95 Author Judith Kerr, whose Jewish family fled from the Nazis when she was a young girl and whose story "The Tiger Who Came to Tea" enchanted a generation of children, has died at the age of 95....
2019-05-23 13:34

How to Be an Antiracist Author Ibram X. Kendi on What We Get Wrong About Racism Ibram X. Kendi, the National Book Award winner, talks to TIME about “the R word,” capitalism and his new book, How to Be an Antiracist. Your new book combines theory and memoir. Why did you decide to weave in your own story? I did not wan...
2019-08-08 12:34

Author: ‘Game of Thrones’ finale was ending, also beginning NEW YORK (AP) — What’s next for “Game of Thrones?” The author, whose work was adapted into the HBO series that drew a record-setting numbers of viewers for Sunday’s finale, says it’s “been a wild ride.” Georg...
2019-05-21 16:17

The Fiver | Steve Barnes's author ego could be facing his toughest job yet Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!During his second stint in management as boss of Huddersfield Town, Steve Bruce somehow found time to author three crime thrillers entitled Striker! Sweeper! and Defender! Read by few at the time but...
2019-07-17 18:17

Tony Horwitz, ‘Confederates in the Attic’ author, dies at 60 BOSTON (AP) — Tony Horwitz, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and the best-selling author of “Confederates in the Attic,” has died. He was 60. Sarah Hutson, director of publicity at Penguin Press, said in an email that Horwitz died Mond...
2019-05-28 19:17

Soda Taxes Are a ‘No-Brainer’ for Public Health, Says the Author of a New Study on Them A new JAMA study suggests taxing sugary drinks really can make people buy fewer of them, potentially translating to better public health. Taxes on soda and other junk foods are frequently proposed as a way to coax Americans into eating more healthful...
2019-05-21 16:17

Read This: An interview with the author who could change how we view the Manson Family Nearly 50 years after the notorious Manson Family murders, the story and lore behind it all’s been unspooled. Or so we think. A new book coming out has the potential to change the way we view it, framing the Tate and LaBianca murders in a fascinating...
2019-06-29 01:34

The Perks Of Being A Wallflower author's "literary horror" novel arrives in October You probably have fond memories of Stephen Chbosky’s The Perks Of Being A Wallflower, the 1999 coming-of-age novel where the teens can’t stop crying. Its soupy preciousness doesn’t quite hold up as an adult—of course, it was never for adults—but Chbo...
2019-05-21 22:34

Mets hoping new reliever can author 2nd late-season revival Brad Brach shook off an ugly first half in Baltimore last season and pitched well down the stretch after being traded to the Braves. The Mets are looking for a similar turnaround from the right-hander who signed with them on Thursday after being rele...
2019-08-10 21:00

Judith Krantz dies: Best-selling author and journalist was 91 years old Judith Krantz, whose novels have more than 80 million copies in print, has died. She passed away from natural causes on June 22 in her Bel Air, California home at age 91. Krantz was born Judith Tarcher on January 9, 1928 in New York City, the eldest ...
2019-06-23 23:51

Trump awarding Presidential Medal of Freedom to author of ‘Trumponomics’ President Trump will award the Presidential Medal of Freedom to economist Arthur Laffer, a top economist under former President Ronald Reagan's administration....
2019-06-20 01:34

Herman Wouk, author of 'The Caine Mutiny' and 'The Winds of War,' dies at 103 Author Herman Wouk, whose World War Two experiences provided the foundation of his bestseller "The Caine Mutiny" and two epic novels about the war, died on Friday at the age of 103, his literary agent said....
2019-05-21 15:51

Could Dorothy Kilgallen mystery be solved through DNA evidence? Worth a try, author says An author who has investigated the mysterious death of newspaper columnist and TV star Dorothy Kilgallen has asked a judge to let him exhume her body for DNA evidence....
2019-08-11 09:00

Fighting with your partner about money? Take a look at your parents, says an author and marriage expert. Motortion Films/Shutterstock Belinda Luscombe is an Australian-born journalist and editor-at-large at TIME Magazine. The following is an excerpt from her latest book, Marriageology: The Art and Science of Staying Together, which covers why staying t...
2019-06-18 03:17

Andrea Camilleri, author of Inspector Montalbano novels, dies at 93 Italian author Andrea Camilleri, who penned the acclaimed Inspector Montalbano detective novels, died on Wednesday at the age of 93, state-owned broadcaster Rai said....
2019-07-17 13:01

Kenyan Author and LGBT Activist Binyavanga Wainaina Has Died at 48 (NAIROBI, Kenya) — One of Africa’s best-known authors, Binyavanga Wainaina, has died at age 48, a colleague and friend said Wednesday. Tom Maliti, the chairman of the Kwani Trust which Wainaina founded, told The Associated Press the Kenya...
2019-05-22 18:00

Kenyan author, LGBT activist Binyavanga Wainaina dies at 48 NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A colleague and friend of Kenyan author Binyavanga Wainaina says he has died at age 48. Tom Maliti, the chairman of the Kwani Trust which Wainaina founded, says the author died Tuesday night in Nairobi after an illness. Wainaina...
2019-05-22 11:51

Game of Thrones Author George R.R. Martin Has a Lot to Say About His Books After the Big Finale Now that Game of Thrones’ series finale has come and gone, even more attention is being paid to author George R.R. Martin. He’s mostly been minding his own business and living his life while the rest of the world harangues him about the final two ent...
2019-05-22 03:34

Judith Kerr, beloved author of The Tiger Who Came to Tea, dies aged 95 Writer and illustrator of more than 30 books, including the Mog series based on her pet cats, arrived in England in 1936 as a refugee from the NazisShare your tributes and memories of Judith KerrJudith Kerr, the author and illustrator whose debut pic...
2019-05-23 13:00

Dossier author Christopher Steele will be questioned by US investigators: report Former British spy Christopher Steele, the author of the anti-Trump dossier of salacious and unverified claims about the president’s ties to Russia, has agreed to be questioned by investigators from the United States, according to a report in Britain...
2019-06-04 18:17

Martin Mayer, Prolific and Protean Author and Critic, Is Dead at 91 In dozens of books and a torrent of articles, writing into the wee hours, he demystified lawyers, banking, advertising, builders, classical music and much more....
2019-08-01 23:51

Kenyan author, LGBT activist Binyavanga Wainaina dead at 48 NAIROBI, Kenya — One of Africa’s best-known authors and gay rights activists, Binyavanga Wainaina, has died at age 48, a colleague and friend said Wednesday. The Kenyan author died Tuesday night in Nairobi after an illness, Tom Maliti, the chai...
2019-05-23 05:17

Martin Mayer, Prolific and Protean Author and Critic, Dies at 91 In dozens of books and a torrent of articles, writing into the wee hours, he demystified lawyers, banking, advertising, builders, classical music and much more....
2019-08-04 02:17

Toni Morrison, author and Nobel laureate, dies aged 88 In novels including Beloved and The Bluest Eye, acclaimed author dramatised African-American experience with fierce passion‘Love is never any better than the lover’: Toni Morrison – a life in quotesToni Morrison, who chronicled the African American e...
2019-08-06 18:00

Toni Morrison, 'Beloved' author and Nobel laureate, dies at 88 Toni Morrison, author of seminal works of literature on the black experience such as "Beloved," "Song of Solomon" and "Sula" and the first African-American woman to win a Nobel Prize, has died, her publisher Knopf confirmed to CNN....
2019-08-06 19:34

Nobel Prize-winning author Toni Morrison dead at 88 Nobel Prize-winning author Toni Morrison has died. Publisher Alfred A. Knopf says Morrison died Monday night at Montefiore Medical Center in New York. She was 88. “It is with profound sadness we share that, following a short illness, our adored mothe...
2019-08-06 19:00

Mitch McConnell slammed by author Ta-Nehisi Coates over slavery reparations Bestselling author Ta-Nehisi Coates took issue with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's stance on reparations in testimony to Congress Wednesday....
2019-06-20 03:00

‘Hunger Games’ author relaunches franchise with ‘Dark Days’ prequel Suzanne Collins is still hungry. A decade after closing the book on her “Hunger Games” saga, the author is reviving her best-selling young adult franchise with a prequel set 64 years before the original action started. “With this book, I ...
2019-06-17 21:51

Paul Krassner, author and '60s prankster who coined the name Yippies, dies at 87 Satirist and activist Paul Krassner, 87, of Yippies fame, died at his home in Desert Hot Springs, California, on Sunday.        ...
2019-07-22 04:51

Thriller author Dean Koontz signs five-book deal with Amazon Amazon announced today that it inked best-selling author Dean Koontz to a five-book deal. The agreement will also include a short story collection called Nameless that will be available for free to Amazon Prime and Kindle Unlimited customers on Novem...
2019-07-22 19:01

Charles Manson murder secrets could be revealed by top Hollywood stars, says author TOP Hollywood stars could hold the key to unravelling the mysteries behind the vile Manson Family murders 50 years on, according to the author of an explosive new book....
2019-08-07 15:34

Bestselling author scrubs Putin’s lies from book’s Russian edition A bestselling author came under fire Wednesday after the Russian edition of his book on disinformation and “fake news” scrapped all references to lies President Vladimir Putin has told. The Russian-language version of Israeli author Yuval...
2019-07-25 00:34

Trump 'dossier' author grilled by Justice Department watchdogs: sources Federal lawyers probing the origins of the investigation of ties between Russia and President Donald Trump's campaign have interviewed the author of a "dossier" that alleged misconduct between Trump and Moscow, prompting the lawyers to extend their i...
2019-07-09 12:51

Tony Horwitz, Prize-Winning Journalist and Best-Selling Author, Dies at 60 A Pulitzer Prize winner at The Wall Street Journal, he wrote the best sellers “Blue Latitudes” and “Confederates in the Attic” and seven other books....
2019-05-28 20:34

Remembering Judith Kerr, the author of 'When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit' German-British author Judith Kerr, who wrote books such as "The Tiger Who Came to Tea," has died at the age of 95. DW's Susanne Spröer cherishes her memories of her meeting with her for the project "After the Escape."...
2019-05-23 15:34

Outrages author Naomi Wolf stands by view of Victorian poet At Hay festival, Wolf restated belief that John Addington Symonds was deeply affected by laws against homosexualityNaomi Wolf has said she “stands by” her latest book and denied that the presence of errors had undermined her wider argument, after his...
2019-05-26 00:51

True crime author's claims to have interviewed serial killers contested Mind Games by Paul Harrison withdrawn from sale, after his accounts of interviews with Ted Bundy, Peter Sutcliffe and others were called into questionPublishers of a true crime book by an “experienced criminal profiler” have pulled his work from sale...
2019-07-16 13:51

Jokha Alharthi, First Arabic Author, Wins Man Booker Literature Prize Jokha Alharthi on Tuesday became the first Arabic author to win the Man Booker International prize for her novel "Celestial Bodies" which reveals her Omani homeland's post-colonial evolution....
2019-05-22 00:51

Author petitions judge to let him exhume Dorothy Kilgallen’s body for DNA evidence Mark Shaw, who wrote “The Reporter Who Knew Too Much” and “Denial of Justice,” filed a petition in Westchester Supreme Court last week to disinter Kilgallen's body from the Gates of Heaven Cemetery in Hawthorne....
2019-08-11 06:00

Author Lost Book Deal Over A Tweet. She's Suing Publisher For $13 Million Natasha Tynes, an award-winning Jordanian American author who lost a book deal following claims of online racism, is suing her publishing house for $13 million....
2019-06-09 04:34

Search for British author of 50-year-old message in a bottle washed up in Australia South Australian man and his son found the bottle, which was dropped from an ocean liner by 13-year-old boy Paul Gilmore in 1969A South Australian man is trying to find the British author of a message in a bottle he found off the SA coast, 50 years a...
2019-07-17 15:17

Hollywood needs to stop letting stars author their own biopics | Charles Bramesco Elton John’s biopic Rocketman is the latest in a long line of fact-based dramas that suffer from their subject’s involvementThe new musical drama Rocketman opens on Elton John majestically strolling into a rehab meeting, resplendent in a flamboyant S...
2019-06-06 16:51

Search for British author of 50-year-old message in a bottle found in Australia An Australian fisherman and his son are looking for the author of a message in a bottle found off the southern Australian coast 50 years after it was written....
2019-07-17 18:51

Oman author Joka Alharthi wins Booker International Prize An author from Oman has won the prestigious Man Booker International Prize for “Celestial Bodies,” the story of three sisters and of a desert country moving from slave-owning traditional society and complex modern nation...
2019-05-21 23:17

Trump 'Dossier' Author Grilled By US Justice Department Watchdogs: Report Federal lawyers probing the origins of the investigation of ties between Russia and President Donald Trump's campaign have interviewed the author of a "dossier" that alleged misconduct between Trump......
2019-07-09 22:00

Praisesong for the Writer: The Literary World Mourns the Death of Author Paule Marshall “Heartbreaking news...Another beloved elder has crossed over,” tweeted two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage on Thursday afternoon. On the heels of Toni Morrison’s death on Aug. 5, the beloved elder Nottage was referring to was auth...
2019-08-17 14:00

Best-selling author Sherrilyn Kenyon drops lawsuit accusing her husband of poisoning her Author Sherrilyn Kenyon, who filed suit against her husband accusing him of orchestrating a scheme to poison her to death, has dismissed her case.        ...
2019-08-01 16:00

‘I Put 1,400 Pages in the Trash.’ The Tiger’s Wife Author Téa Obreht on Killing Two Books to Create Her New Novel For someone convinced that nothing lies beyond the grave, Téa Obreht brings a lot of stuff back from the dead. The living and the unliving mingle in her books like uneasy teens at a party, half recognizing each other, uncertain of what they ha...
2019-08-14 02:51

'Game of Thrones' author George R.R. Martin talks about the 'toxic' Internet fan backlash As things settle down following the fan-reviled final season of HBO’s “Game of Thrones,” author Georg R.R. Martin is sharing his thoughts on the backlash the show received....
2019-07-01 22:34

John Steinbeck: US court hears appeal in case for control of author's estate The writer’s family has battled for control of the Nobel prizewinner’s classic works for decadesAnother chapter is set to play out this week in a decades-old family dispute over control of the classic works by the author John Steinbeck.A three-judge ...
2019-08-07 15:34

'Rest, Toni Morrison. You were magnificent': leading writers on the great American author After the death of the great Nobel-prizewinning author, Ben Okri, Alice Walker, Elif Shafak and others offer their personal tributesToni Morrison didn’t begin writing late, but she published much later than most writers, after a career in publishing ...
2019-08-07 07:34

‘Game of Thrones’ author George R.R. Martin teases book ending, what’s next for series “Game of Thrones” author George R.R. Martin hinted at what’s next for the acclaimed fantasy series following the finale of its HBO television adaptation Sunday night and teased fans with how the books may end differently—or not....
2019-05-21 16:51

Why Christian author Rachel Held Evans touched so many people, in life and now in death On Saturday, Rachel Held Evans' husband announced her death. People used #BecauseofRHE to tell stories of how the Christian author inspired them.        ...
2019-05-21 14:51

Oman author Jokha Alharthi wins prestigious Booker International Prize Jokha Alharthi has become the first Arabic-language writer to scoop the Man Booker International Prize with her novel "Celestial Bodies." The book focuses on three Omani sisters and the country's history of slavery....
2019-05-22 08:17

Author says losing book deal after shaming transit worker made her suicidal A Jordanian-American author who lost her book deal after calling out a transit worker eating on a train is suing a book publisher for $13.4 million in damages, alleging the company “permanently ruined” her reputation and made her suicidal...
2019-06-10 16:17

‘YouTubers’ author Chris Stokel-Walker on how to fix the world’s biggest video platform Over the past couple of years, YouTube’s been in hot water over a myriad of issues that would give any CEO sleepless nights. The list of offenses includes failing to police problematic videos appearing on its platform, toxic comments that have pushed...
2019-07-24 07:34

Christian author says $240G worth of fake copies of her book sold on Amazon A female priest says Amazon sold $240,000 worth of counterfeit copies of her faith-based book -- before it was removed from the top bookselling site....
2019-07-11 19:00

Tulip Fever author Deborah Moggach recalls 'nightmare' movie adaptation How Gordon Brown, Harvey Weinstein and a milkman ensured film was a ‘ghastly disaster’It is a tale of two bestselling books about 17th century Dutch painters which were both adapted into films. One was a joy. The other a “complete nightmare from star...
2019-05-29 14:34

A Low-Balled Author, a Star With No Salary and a "Successful Failure" at the Box Office: 25 Forrest Gump Facts It's hard to believe, but it's been 25 years since moviegoers first watched Forrest Gump sit down on that bus stop bench and utter a phrase that would go on to become one of the most......
2019-07-06 14:34

‘Game of Thrones’ author George R.R. Martin says outspoken fans won’t influence book ending "Game of Thrones" author George R.R. Martin won’t let outspoken fans of the acclaimed HBO show dictate how he writes the book ending of his epic fantasy saga....
2019-07-16 02:34

Shameful: Salman Rushdie Used His Blurb For This Young Author’s Debut Novel To Advertise A Speedboat He’s Trying To Sell For a new author, getting a blurb on the cover of your debut novel from an established and well-respected writer can be an incredible honor that rockets your book to the top of the bestseller list. Unfortunately, it looks like one highly acclaimed au...
2019-07-12 20:00

Author of 'Gone Girl' slams attorney's claim linking Jennifer Dulos' disappearance to book The author of "Gone Girl" says that allegations connecting missing Connecticut mother Jennifer Dulos to her book's main character — who concocts her disappearance to make it seem as though her husband murdered her — makes her sick....
2019-07-07 18:00

Toni Morrison, Seminal Author Who Stirringly Chronicled the Black American Experience, Dies at 88 Toni Morrison, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author who illuminated the joys and agonies of black American life through breathtakingly vital works like Beloved, Song of Solomon and A Mercy, died on Monday night, her publisher Knopf confirmed. She was 88...
2019-08-06 16:00

Nicholas Sparks, author of 'The Notebook,' apologizes for alleged ban on LGBT club at his Christian school Romance writer Nicholas Sparks issued an apology on Monday for remarks he made in 2013 opposing the formation of an LGBT club at his Christian school....
2019-06-18 16:17

A financial expert and bestselling author says the best money advice he can give isn't a mystery or magic — it's just math Courtesy of Ramit Sethi Ramit Sethi is the author of the New York Times bestseller, "I Will Teach You To Be Rich." Sethi believes anyone can learn to be good with money, and it starts with automating your cash flow. When you automatically fund your ...
2019-05-26 01:17

Iceman author Sina Grace opens up about Marvel's lack of support for LGBTQ+ superheroes and books A few years back now, Marvel made a fairly major (at the time) revelation about one of its most prominent mutant characters, revealing in an issue of Brian Michael Bendis’ All New X-Men that Bobby Drake, a.k.a.. founding X-Men member Iceman, was gay....
2019-06-29 07:17

'Game of Thrones' author George R.R. Martin hints prequel series will have fan-favorite family, creatures “Game of Thrones” author George R.R. Martin has released some new details on the state of Westeros in HBO’s upcoming prequel of the epic fantasy – a series that so far has been kept under wraps....
2019-07-10 01:00

Author accused of shaming black Metro employee for eating on train; book deal halted Author Natasha Tynes has been accused of shaming a black woman who works on the Washington. D.C., Metro for eating on a train.        ...
2019-05-21 14:51

John Steinbeck lawsuit: Judges to hear appeal over control of author's classic works Another chapter is set to play out this week in a decades-old family dispute over control of the classic works by author John Steinbeck.        ...
2019-08-06 17:34

FBI releases files showing bureau monitored activities of ‘Rules for Radicals’ author Saul Alinsky The FBI on Tuesday released more than 400 pages of its files on left-wing activist Saul Alinsky that showed the bureau, for years, monitored the community organizer and investigated accusations that he was a communist....
2019-06-18 23:17

New York Times Publishes Anti-Google Rant, Doesn't Mention the Author Is a Facebook Board Member The New York Times published an anti-Google screed by billionaire Peter Thiel last night but failed to mention a fun fact that readers might find relevant: Thiel sits on the board of Facebook, one of Google’s largest competitors.Read more......
2019-08-02 18:00

Fitbit Charge 3 Review Review indexDesign and comfort | Display and controls | Software and functionality | Sports and activity tracking | Battery life | ConclusionThe modern lifestyle provides many comforts, but often we indulge in them so much that we forget to take prop...
2019-05-22 02:00

Hannity: 'The radicals are in charge' Fox News' Sean Hannity focused Monday night on the change within the Democratic Party, declaring once again that Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., is now the leader and that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., is "powerless."...
2019-07-16 07:01

Tiger's charge fizzles in second 71 at BMW Tiger Woods was unable to keep a mid-round charge going Friday and will have to rally over the weekend at the BMW Championship in order to qualify for next week's Tour Championship....
2019-08-17 00:00

DowDuPont to take $800 mln-$1.3 bln charge in second quarter DowDuPont Inc said it expects to book an pretax charge of $800 million to $1.3 billion for the April-June quarter, resulting from changes in valuation of assets in the wake of a drop in ethanol prices and weak demand for its biomaterial products....
2019-05-29 14:00

Delicious cakes from 'The Power of Sprinkles' author Amirah Kassem Flour Shop founder Amirah Kassem has released a book about cake, "The Power of Sprinkles." Here's a taste of the visually delicious designs.        ...
2019-05-21 14:51

Charge against Kevin Spacey dropped Massachusetts prosecutors on Wednesday dropped a criminal case against actor Kevin Spacey, a week after a man who accused him of assault pleaded the fifth on the witness stand....
2019-07-18 03:17

CHEAP: You suck. Buy a FitBit Charge 3 for $120. Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! I’m sorry to be the one to tell you this, but you suck. I know, it’s hard to hear, but you do. You suck. I suck. Everyone sucks. One of the pleasant parts about t...
2019-07-11 22:17

Boeing takes $4.9 bln charge related to 737 MAX Boeing said on Thursday it would take an after-tax charge of $4.9 billion in the second quarter related to estimated disruptions from the grounding of its 737 MAX after two deadly crashes....
2019-07-19 00:34

Why Boeing was up in the pre-market on news it will take $5B charge Boeing was up in the pre-market despite its plan to take a $4.9 billion charge to compensate their customers affected by the 737 Max. CNBC's "Squawk on the Street" discusses what this means for the stock....
2019-07-19 18:34

Boeing to take $4.9bn charge due to grounding of 737 Max jets Company expects $5.6bn reduction in revenue after crashes in Ethiopia and IndonesiaBoeing reported on Thursday it would take an after-tax charge of $4.9bn in the second quarter on estimated disruptions from the prolonged grounding of its lucrative 73...
2019-07-19 05:51

Your Nissan Leaf May Soon Charge Your House You might think an electric car is a car, but you’d be wrong. It is a giant battery that, for some reason, spends most of its existence powering a thing that’s not moving at all. That’s why Nissan sees a future for the Leaf as a battery that can pow...
2019-07-12 20:34

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and author MacKenzie Bezos divorce finalized by judge Amazon founder Jeff Bezos’ divorce from author MacKenzie Bezos has been finalized by a judge, leaving MacKenzie with a settlement worth $38 billion.       ...
2019-07-06 12:17

Steamy romance novelist Judith Krantz, author of 'Scruples,' dies at 91 Judith Krantz, whose million-selling novels such as "Scruples" and "Princess Daisy" engrossed readers worldwide, died Saturday. She was 91.        ...
2019-06-24 07:17

Toni Morrison, Nobel Prize winner, author of 'Beloved,' dies at 88 Toni Morrison, the first black woman to win the Nobel Prize for Literature, is gone. But her unique voice endures in novels like "Beloved."        ...
2019-08-07 06:00

'All-white company' wrongly accused immigrant author of racism, $13M lawsuit claims Jordanian-American author Natasha Tynes is suing book publisher Rare Bird Lit. Inc. for the company's actions amid a social media shaming scandal.        ...
2019-06-09 07:00

'The Notebook' author Nicholas Sparks apologizes to LGBTQ community for past emails Nicholas Sparks took to Facebook to apologize for past emails he has sent that suggested intolerance to the LGBTQ community.        ...
2019-06-18 16:51

'Beloved' author Toni Morrison dies at 88 Toni Morrison was the first African American woman to win the Nobel Prize for Literature. This is her legacy.        ...
2019-08-06 21:00

'The Tiger Who Came to Tea' author Judith Kerr dies at 95 Judith Kerr's story of the tea-drinking tiger has been shared by parents with young children since it was first published in 1968.        ...
2019-05-23 18:17

Frappart will be first female ref to take charge of a UEFA men's final Stéphanie Frappart will become the first women to referee a major UEFA men's showpiece event when she takes charge of the UEFA Super Cup final between Liverpool and Chelsea later this monht....
2019-08-02 20:34

Charge your laptop and smartphone at the same time with the SuperTank If you start looking around, you quickly find that a handful of chargers like the SuperTank 27,000mAh Portable Charger are seriously raising the bar. Right now, you can get in on this ultra-powerful charger at $45 off the regular price, just $134.99 ...
2019-07-12 15:51

Former NYPD cop indicted on murder charge in New Orleans A former NYPD cop has been indicted on a murder charge in New Orleans for shooting an unarmed man, prosecutors said. Gerardo Bugallo-Beret, 29, was charged with second-degree murder on Thursday in the death of Tyrone Reese, 29, who was shot outside t...
2019-06-28 20:17

Sanjay Singh Appointed As AAP's Rajasthan In-Charge The Aam Aadmi Party on Saturday appointed its Rajya Sabha lawmaker Sanjay Singh as its Rajasthan in-charge, following its heavy defeat in the Lok Sabha election across the nation....
2019-05-26 03:51

U.S. SEC tells exchanges to better justify the fees they charge The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has told equities exchanges they must clearly describe and justify how they set their fees, including how they charge for market data and connectivity, potentially limiting future revenue growth....
2019-05-22 19:00

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

Migrant ship captain released without charge The German captain of a rescue ship, who was arrested for forcing her vessel into an Italian port with dozens of migrants aboard, will be released without charge, Italy's ANSA news agency reported....
2019-07-02 23:00

Man gets DUI charge after reporting abuse by Georgia sheriff ALMA, Ga. (AP) — Police reports show a 75-year-old man who filed a complaint that a Georgia sheriff had grabbed him by the throat was arrested on a drunken-driving charge the following day. Prosecutors charged Bacon County Sheriff Mark Cothren with e...
2019-06-01 03:00

Who’s in charge? Many months of acting Cabinet secretaries. The Department of Defense will finally have a confirmed secretary after more than seven months with acting positions at the top. The situation is far from being an isolated case. Acting heads of Cabinet-level positions have become common under Presid...
2019-07-24 05:17

CBS-Viacom merger would put Bob Bakish in charge: reports A merged CBS-Viacom would put Viacom CEO Bob Bakish at the head of the table, according to reports. CBS acting CEO Joe Ianniello would be offered a job overseeing all of the combined network’s branded assets, the Wall Street Journal reported. The two...
2019-08-03 09:34

Many Hospitals Charge Double or Even Triple What Medicare Would Pay A study of 25 states provides a rare glimpse of the stark disparities between what private insurers and the federal government paid for inpatient and outpatient care....
2019-06-13 19:51

Air passengers could see carbon charge added automatically Passengers could have a carbon offsetting charge automatically added to the cost of airline tickets under plans being considered by ministers aimed at cutting emissions....
2019-07-22 22:00

DowDuPont to take $800 million to $1.3 billion charge in the second quarter DowDuPont said it expects to book an pretax charge of $800 million to $1.3 billion for the April-June quarter, resulting from changes in valuation of assets in the wake of a drop in ethanol prices and weak demand for its biomaterial products....
2019-05-29 14:34

Here's why your iPhone takes longer to charge in summer Have you noticed that your iPhone -- this also applies to most other smartphones and tablets too -- takes longer to charge during summer? Here's why, along with what you can do about it....
2019-06-10 21:01

Electrify America will use robots to charge self-driving EVs As self-driving and electric vehicles advance, one fundamental question remains: How will autonomous EVs connect to charging stations? Volkswagen-backed Electrify America and Stable Auto hope to answer that. The two companies are working together to....
2019-08-01 22:51

Lawyers say 'aggression' was initial charge against Neymar The Brazilian lawyers who first represented an unidentified woman who has accused soccer star Neymar of rape said Tuesday that her initial complaint charged she was a victim of "aggression," or "physical violence," by the player, though they added th...
2019-06-05 14:51

Air travellers may have to pay carbon charge to offset emissions Planned tax will make public more aware of climate harm caused by flying, ministers hopeAir passengers may have to pay an extra “carbon charge” on flights as part of a government initiative to reduce CO2 emissions and tackle the climate crisis.Passen...
2019-07-22 04:17

| Barrett to face the music over shoulder charge All Black lock, Scott Barrett is set to face a Sanzaar foul play review committee hearing over his shoulder charge in the Rugby Championship encounter against Australia in Perth....
2019-08-11 16:34

Yes, Richard Spencer is now temporarily in charge of the Pentagon. Yes, Richard Spencer is now temporarily in charge of the Pentagon. No, not that Richard Spencer, though you could be forgiven for being momentarily confused given how things are going. Per Chris Geidner, the acting SecDef is Wall Street banker Richar...
2019-07-16 02:17

Eleven U.S. cancer centers get to charge more for care For several decades, certain cancer centers have been allowed by the U.S. government to charge more for the care they give. A new study finds the care given at these centers isn't very different from that received at other top-notch facilities....
2019-06-17 18:00

This Lightning Cable Can Charge Your iPhone Even When It's Not Plugged Into Anything Like a snake that just ate an oversized rat, this Lightning cable from Nomad has a hump in the middle, and that hump is a 2800mAh battery....
2019-07-19 07:17

Fast fashion is on the rampage, with the UK at the head of the charge One in three young women in Britain consider a garment worn once or twice to be oldFast fashion – the rapid system of trend-driven, low-cost clothing manufacture beloved by UK consumers – is on the rampage. We crossed a worrying line in 2014, scaling...
2019-06-21 16:00

4 of the worst things to charge on your credit card Know what not to charge on your credit card before you swipe. These are four of the worst things to charge on a credit card.       ...
2019-07-18 17:00

New Amazfit GTR smartwatch can last for over two months on a single charge Following on from the announcement of the Amazfit Verge 2 back in June, the company has just introduced a new budget sports watch called the Amazfit GTR. The Amazfit GTR is suitable for a variety of training scenarios and its main unique feature...
2019-07-18 16:34

First cracks appear in Matteo Salvini's charge to be Italy's PM Former coalition partner M5S and opposition could unite to scupper far-right leader’s plansThis time last week the Italian far-right leader, Matteo Salvini, seemed invincible. His League party had managed to push the latest version of its draconian a...
2019-08-14 19:51

Prosecutors decline to charge Dodgers' Urias Dodgers pitcher Julio Urias will not face charges for his arrest on domestic violence at this time, the Los Angeles City Attorney says. Urias could still face discipline from Major League Baseball....
2019-06-04 05:51

You’ll have to pay extra to fast-charge the Galaxy Note 10 We’re exactly three weeks away from the Galaxy Note 10 launch, but Samsung event will not deliver any huge surprises when it comes to the company’s newest smartphone. We know everything about the Note 10 thanks to a flurry of leaks and re...
2019-07-17 20:34

Charge dismissed against officer whose gun fired at school FOWLERVILLE, Mich. (AP) — A charge has been dismissed against a Michigan police officer whose personal gun accidentally fired into the floor of a high school gymnasium as he watched a wrestling tournament. WHMI-FM reports the dismissa...
2019-06-17 15:51

Can a Dealer Charge Me an ‘Inspection Fee’ for a Certified Pre-Owned Car? As Jalopnik’s resident car buying expert and professional car shopper, I get emails. Lots of emails. I’ve decided to pick a few questions and try to help out. This week we are discussing extra charges for a certified car, a questionable CarMax Miata,...
2019-07-12 20:34

The Giants’ new Odell Beckhams are taking charge It is, Sterling Shepard admits, “still a little weird” and “an adjustment.’’ Of course it is. As much as players are often viewed as interchangeable parts, some are missed more than others, based on the personality they exude and the aura they emote....
2019-06-24 07:51

Accused bodega stabber hit with murder charge The man accused of stabbing a Manhattan deli worker to death was hit with a murder rap and sent to cool his heels in jail during an arraignment Sunday. Prosecutors charged Jose Paniagua, 18, with murder in the second degree, gang assault in the secon...
2019-06-24 07:34

Holmes consolidates lead, Lowry on the charge Overnight leader J.B Holmes maintained his challenge at the British Open with a second-round 68 on Friday as a mass of players positioned themselves for a for a weekend charge....
2019-07-19 16:51

Electric car charge points to be installed in every new home News 15 Jul, 2019 England will be the first country in the world to introduce mandatory electric car charging points for new-build homes...
2019-07-15 17:51

Cardinals cut Philon after arrest, assault charge The Cardinals released defensive tackle Darius Philon after he was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon for allegedly threatening to shoot a dancer outside of a strip club....
2019-08-11 07:00

Officer says he inflated charge against chokehold victim After Eric Garner died during a confrontation with New York City police in 2014, one officer involved in the struggle says he wrote up paperwork exaggerating the seriousness of the dead man's suspected crime....
2019-05-21 20:51

U.S. prosecutors charge New York man with being Islamic State sniper U.S. prosecutors have charged a New York man with fighting for the Islamic State militant group in Syria and serving as a weapons trainer, according to court documents unsealed on Friday....
2019-07-19 19:51

| Peaty leads British charge in South Korea Virtually untouchable when on song, breaststroke king Adam Peaty will spearhead a potent British team at the FINA World Championships in Gwangju, South Korea....
2019-07-17 12:51

Ex-Jaguars linebacker arrested on domestic violence charge JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Former Jacksonville Jaguars linebacker Blair Brown has been arrested on a domestic violence charge. Brown turned himself in Wednesday, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office, and was expected to remain in the D...
2019-05-30 01:34

Mueller says he could not charge Trump as Congress weighs impeachment U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller said on Wednesday his probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election was never going to end with criminal charges against President Donald Trump but he did not clear him and indicated it was up to Congress to...
2019-05-30 06:17

Phone battery dying? Here are some ways to get a full day on one charge Smartphone batteries can last through the evening if managed correctly. Close apps, adjust brightness and if all else fails, but an external battery.       ...
2019-07-18 15:51

Austria's Löger in charge until interim cabinet formed Austria's finance minister Hartwig Löger has been elevated to run government business after the toppling of Sebastian Kurz. Other ministers are to stay on until an interim chancellor is picked, preceding fresh polls....
2019-05-28 18:34

The Latest: Boston defensemen lead charge in Game 1 BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the Stanley Cup Final (all times local): 11 p.m. Forty-nine years after Boston’s Bobby Orr flew through the air following his Stanley Cup-clinching goal against St. Louis, Bruins defensemen Connor Clifton and Charlie...
2019-05-28 05:34

De Blasio insists he was in charge while campaigning during NYC power outage Mayor de Blasio made excuses Sunday for being almost 1,000-miles away as 73,000 New Yorkers went without power on Saturday night. As a 60-block swath of Manhattan suffered a five-hour blackout — with many trapped in elevators or subways, and ev...
2019-07-14 19:17

Without Baldwin, Lockett takes charge of Seahawks receivers Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Tyler Lockett was already going to face heightened expectations coming off a breakout season during which he became Russell Wilson's favorite target        ...
2019-06-05 01:34

AOC claps back at Lindsey Graham over ‘Communist’ charge Sen. Lindsey Graham found himself squarely in Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s cross hairs Monday after the South Carolina lawmaker lashed out at the Queens congresswoman and her cohort of progressive female lawmakers known as “the Squad.” “I see @Lin...
2019-07-15 23:34

Concern for Australian citizen jailed without charge in Vietnam Van Kham Chau, 70, has been held for six months on treason charges and denied a lawyerHuman rights groups and relatives have expressed concern for the wellbeing of a 70-year-old Australian citizen who has been imprisoned in Vietnam for six months wit...
2019-07-23 11:34

Charge Your iPhone Faster With This $9 USB-C to Lightning Cable [Exclusive] Third party USB-C to Lightning cables can finally get Apple’s MFi blessing for faster charging speeds (50% in 30 minutes on the latest iPhones!), and we’ve got an exclusive deal that brings one down to $9, the best price we’ve ever seen for any of th...
2019-05-29 17:17

BMW admits worries over Wittmann's Assen DTM charge from 18th to second BMW admits it was "slightly worried" about Marco Wittmann's charge from 18th to second in the final DTM race at Assen because it was concerned his tyres would not last...
2019-07-22 17:00

Rep. Doug Collins leads Republican charge against Mueller Rep. Doug Collins, the top Republican on the House Judiciary Committee who has been one of President Donald Trump's staunchest Hill allies amid Democrats' oversight efforts, led the GOP charge against former special counsel Robert Mueller during Wedn...
2019-07-25 02:34

Prosecutors charge former Audi boss in emissions scandal FRANKFURT, Germany — German prosecutors have charged the former head of Audi, Volkswagen’s luxury division, with fraud in connection with sales of diesel cars with software that enabled cheating on emissions tests. Prosecutors in Munich said in...
2019-07-31 18:51

Sudan's public prosecutors charge Bashir with corruption Sudan's state prosecutor's office said on Thursday jailed former president Omar al-Bashir had been charged with corruption after the completion of an investigation....
2019-06-13 19:34

No murder charge for suspect in death blamed on panhandler BALTIMORE (AP) — The attorney for a woman accused in a killing that was initially blamed on a panhandler says prosecutors are dropping murder charges against her. The Baltimore Sun reports attorney Brandon Mead says 28-year-old Valeria Smith has been...
2019-06-04 16:00

Police charge 16 in burning death of Bangladesh teenager Sixteen people have been charged in the death of a 19-year-old Bangladesh student who was set on fire after refusing to drop sexual assault charges against the principal of her madrasa....
2019-05-29 19:17

PG&E Makes Final Push to Stay in Charge of Chapter 11 Faced with losing control of a multibillion-dollar bankruptcy process, PG&E promised to swiftly file a chapter 11 exit plan with financial backing in a bid to keep the company’s fate in its own hands....
2019-08-14 21:17

Pittsburgh police charge man, 23, in downtown bus stop stabbing Pittsburgh police say a 23-year-old man was responsible for Thursday’s unprovoked stabbing at a downtown bus stop that left one woman dead and another woman wounded--and ignited fears of a bias crime....
2019-08-10 12:34

Maurizio Sarri leaves Chelsea to take charge of Juventus Maurizio Sarri has left Chelsea after one season to return to Italy to manage Juventus. The former Napoli coach has joined Serie A champion Juventus on a three-year contract to replace Massimiliano Allegri. Sarri won the Europa League with Chelsea, b...
2019-06-16 18:34

Samsung is making a phone that could last for days on a single charge Last year, Samsung announced a shift in policy when it comes to its smartphone business. The best phones Samsung makes, including the Galaxy S and Galaxy Note, won’t be the devices to introduce new hardware innovations. Instead, the company wil...
2019-08-10 02:34

| Sudan's Bashir to appear in court on graft charge - prosecutor Ousted Sudanese leader Omar al-Bashir will appear in court next week to face charges of corruption and possessing foreign currency, says the country's acting prosecutor general....
2019-06-15 22:51

Pastner accusers to face criminal fraud charge Ron Bell, a former friend of Ron Pastner who accused the Georgia Tech coach of sexually assaulting a woman, was charged with providing false information to law enforcement and facilitation of a fraud scheme practice....
2019-05-21 23:17

The English manager in charge of Taiwan's football team Three years ago Louis Lancaster was coaching youth players at Watford. Now he is taking Taiwan up the Fifa world rankingsBy Chris Evans for The Set PiecesIt was the hardest decision of Louis Lancaster’s life. The ambitious coach was on the cusp of st...
2019-05-22 13:34

Ex-NYPD officer indicted on murder charge in New Orleans NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A former New York City police officer has been indicted on murder charges in Louisiana. The New Orleans Advocate reports 29-year-old Gerardo Bugallo-Beret was charged Thursday with second-degree murder in the March shooting death o...
2019-06-28 11:17

Police Charge Monticello Man With Rape, Sodomy Of Child WAYNE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — Police in Wayne County have arrested a Monticello man who is accused of sexually assaulting a child. Colter J. Davis The Wayne County Sheriff’s Department said 27-year-old Colter J. Davis was placed in custody...
2019-06-15 14:34

Gibraltar releases Iranian tanker crew without charge Police said the four crew members of the Grace 1 are still under investigation. Their release came as the UK said it would send a second naval frigate to the Persian Gulf amid escalating tensions with Iran....
2019-07-13 09:51

Audi Wants To Sell You An Electric Scooter You Can Charge In Your Trunk From the R8-based E-Tron 10 years ago to the production E-Tron electric crossover introduced back in September, Audi has already shown us more than a few forms its brand of electrification project can take. It even thinks it can grow its marketshare ...
2019-08-11 05:00

Former Seahawks quarterback Boykin indicted on assault charge Former Seattle Seahawks backup quarterback and TCU star Trevone Boykin was indicted Friday on a charge of aggravated assault causing serious bodily harm, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported....
2019-06-22 21:34

Investigators Charge Four Suspects in MH17 Downing Over Ukraine International investigators have brought murder charges against four suspects including a Russian former security-service colonel in the downing of a passenger plane over Ukraine in 2014 that sparked global outrage and adding momentum to the push for...
2019-06-19 16:17

FADA Requests GST Council To Charge Interest On Gross Value Instead Of ITC The Federation Of Automobile Dealers Association or FADA, has requested the GST Council of India to charge interest on the Gross Value instead of the net Input Tax Credit Value....
2019-06-20 20:00

Revolutionary new tech can charge the Galaxy S10+ battery in just 13 minutes Smartphone vendors aren’t just trying to cram as much battery juice as possible in thinner and thinner phones that get more sophisticated components, but they’re also working on charging tech that would let you replenish the battery faste...
2019-06-20 22:34

NHS prepares to charge EU citizens for treatment after a no-deal Brexit Getty EU citizens in the UK will reportedly have to produce documentation to prove their right to access free healthcare under the NHS after a no-deal Brexit. The Department of Health indicated that hospital trusts should be prepared to charge some ...
2019-08-14 16:17

Christchurch mosque shooter faces terrorism charge The man accused of killing 51 worshipers at two Christchurch mosques has been charged by New Zealand police with engaging in a "terrorist act," the first time such a charge has been laid inside the country....
2019-05-21 17:17

Twins' Max Kepler leading baseball's charge into Europe With the Yankees-Red Sox series in London, baseball embarks on its latest frontier: expanding into Europe. The face of that expansion is Twins outfielder Max Kepler....
2019-06-27 22:51

Yen and bond bulls charge on as share markets falter Yen and bond bulls charged on Monday while stocks struggled again, amid ongoing worries that a prolonged U.S.-China trade war and damaging Brexit could tip top economies into recession....
2019-08-12 14:17

Man charged in Wright’s killing pleads guilty to gun charge MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee man charged with killing former NBA player Lorenzen Wright has pleaded guilty to a separate gun charge. Billy Ray Turner entered his plea in a Memphis court Monday before the scheduled start of his trial on charges o...
2019-06-18 03:34

Queer People of Color Led the L.G.B.T.Q. Charge, but Were Denied the Rewards Transgender people, drag queens and minorities played outsized roles at early milestones of the gay rights movement, but they haven’t received the benefits of the revolution they sparked....
2019-06-22 13:51

UK authorities charge teen after 6-year-old thrown from Tate British authorities have charged a teenager with attempted murder for allegedly throwing a 6-year-old boy from a 10th-floor viewing gallery at London’s Tate Modern museum...
2019-08-06 14:00

Sainz apologised to McLaren for being "rude" before Austrian GP charge Carlos Sainz says his apologised to his McLaren team for being in a "bad mood" and "rude", before he drove from 19th to eighth in the Austrian Grand Prix...
2019-07-02 10:17

A Month After Snub, Navjot Sidhu Yet To Take Charge Of New Ministry Punjab Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu has not taken charge of his new ministry, a month after being stripped of a key portfolio following a public fallout with Chief Minister Amarinder Singh....
2019-07-03 18:51

| Pressure on Lampard as Chelsea great takes charge Chelsea manager Frank Lampard faces a daunting task on his return to Stamford Bridge as the club's midfield great tries to keep his team competitive....
2019-08-05 08:51

U.S. Navy SEAL acquitted of all but one charge in war crimes trial Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher was acquitted by a military jury on Tuesday of murder and all other counts except for unlawfully posing with the corpse of a captive Islamic State fighter....
2019-07-03 03:34

Bangladesh to charge 16 with murder of woman, 19, burned to death Among accused is headteacher of Islamic seminary attended by victim Nusrat Jahan RafiBangladeshi police are set to charge 16 people, including the headteacher of an Islamic seminary, with the murder of a 19-year-old woman who was burned to death.The ...
2019-05-29 14:34

Harish Rawat Resigns As Congress In-Charge Of Assam Former Uttarakhand chief minister Harish Rawat announced his resignation as the Congress general secretary in-charge of Assam on Thursday, taking moral responsibility of the party''s poor show in the......
2019-07-04 12:00

Judge rejects Weinstein appeal over sex trafficking charge A judge has rejected Harvey Weinstein’s effort to get a federal appeals court to decide whether sex trafficking claims can legally be brought against him...
2019-08-06 11:34

Some federal prosecutors disagreed with decision to charge Assange under Espionage Act The prosecutors feared such charges posed serious risks for First Amendment protections and had other concerns, according to people familiar with the matter....
2019-05-25 19:34

Ex-U.S. marine held by Russia on spying charge complains of threats A former U.S. Marine held in Moscow on suspicion of spying said on Friday he had been threatened by a Russian investigator and harassed in custody, accusations that added to strains in U.S.-Russian relations....
2019-05-24 19:00

New Zealand police charge Christchurch mosque suspect with terrorism The Australian man accused of shooting 51 people dead in attacks at two New Zealand mosques has been charged with engaging in a terrorist act, police said Tuesday....
2019-05-21 19:17

UBS plans to charge rich clients for Swiss cash deposits UBS Group will impose from November a negative interest rate of 0.75% on wealthy clients who deposit more than 2 million Swiss francs ($2.02 million) with its Swiss bank, it said on Wednesday, citing......
2019-07-31 19:51

Boeing Takes $4.9 Billion Charge Over Prolonged Grounding Of 737 Planes Boeing Co said on Thursday it would take an after-tax charge of $4.9 billion in the second quarter on estimated disruptions from the prolonged grounding of its lucrative 737 MAX passenger jets after......
2019-07-19 08:51

German Prosecutors Charge Former Audi Boss With Fraud Over 'Dieselgate' German prosecutors said on Wednesday they had charged former Audi chief executive Rupert Stadler with fraud over the Volkswagen subsidiary's role in the "dieselgate" emissions cheating scandal....
2019-07-31 21:17

Boeing takes $4.9 billion charge for prolonged grounding of 737 MAX planes Boeing Co said on Thursday it would take an after-tax charge of $4.9 billion in the second quarter on estimated disruptions from the prolonged grounding of its lucrative 737 MAX passenger jets after two deadly crashes....
2019-07-19 06:51

Stéphanie Frappart: the referee in charge of the Uefa Super Cup – video Referee Stéphanie Frappart will become the first woman to officiate a major European men’s game when she takes charge of the Uefa Super Cup between Liverpool and Chelsea in Istanbul. The 35-year-old became the first woman to referee a Ligue 1 match i...
2019-08-13 20:17

Admiral Karambir Singh Takes Charge As New Navy Chief Before being appointed as the Navy Chief, Karambir Singh served as the Flag Officer Commanding in Chief of the Eastern Naval Command in Visakhapatnam....
2019-05-31 14:51

New Zealand police charge 23-year-old man with murder of Australian tourist A 23-yeard-old man was charged late on Friday with the murder of an Australian tourist in New Zealand's coastal town of Raglan on the North Island, the police said....
2019-08-17 05:34

Canopy Growth posts bigger quarterly loss on C$1.2 bln charge Canopy Growth Corp, Canada's largest cannabis company, reported a bigger quarterly loss on Wednesday, as it took a one-time charge of C$1.2 billion related to the expiry of warrants held by Constellation Brands, which holds a major stake in the compa...
2019-08-15 03:17

Phillies' Odúbel Herrera faces domestic violence charge Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Odúbel Herrera was arrested in Atlantic City on Monday night on a charge of simple assault following an alleged domestic incident....
2019-05-28 20:34

Former de Blasio staffer pleads guilty to child porn charge A former de Blasio administration staffer is expected to spend up to three years behind bars after pleading guilty Tuesday to possessing kiddie porn. Jacob Schwartz, 31, copped to the top count against him, promoting a sexual performance by a child, ...
2019-05-28 22:17

Lexington Police Charge Teenagers In Connection With Recent Shootings LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – The Lexington Police Department has charged two teenagers in connection with a pair of recent shootings in the same neighborhood in Lexington. Police say 19-year-old J’mari Taylor was arrested on Friday and charg...
2019-05-26 23:17

UPDATE 3-Boeing takes $4.9 bln charge for prolonged grounding of 737 MAX planes Boeing Co said on Thursday it would take an after-tax charge of $4.9 billion in the second quarter on estimated disruptions from the prolonged grounding of its lucrative 737 MAX passenger planes after two deadly crashes....
2019-07-19 00:34

MLB notebook: Phils' Herrera arrested on domestic assault charge Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Odubel Herrera was arrested Monday night and charged with simple assault after a domestic incident at an Atlantic City, N.J., casino, police said....
2019-05-29 10:17

UPDATE 4-Boeing takes $4.9 bln charge for prolonged grounding of 737 MAX planes Boeing Co said on Thursday it would take an after-tax charge of $4.9 billion in the second quarter on estimated disruptions from the prolonged grounding of its lucrative 737 MAX passenger jets after two deadly crashes....
2019-07-19 02:51

Boeing to Take $4.9 Billion Charge Related to Grounded 737 Max as Fallout Continues Ahead of its earnings report next week, Boeing on Thursday said it will report an after-tax charge of $4.9 billion related to its grounded 737 Max jets.Read more......
2019-07-19 12:51

Man Accused in Christchurch Mosque Shootings Now Faces Terrorism Charge The new charge is in addition to 51 counts of murder that Brenton H. Tarrant faces for the March 15 massacre at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand....
2019-05-21 20:00

Boris Johnson Led the Charge for Brexit. Now, as Prime Minister, He Must Deliver It A week to the day before Boris Johnson became U.K. Prime Minister, he was on stage waving a smoked fish above his head. “I want you to consider this kipper,” Johnson told his crowd, punctuating each word with a shake. Traditionally eaten ...
2019-07-24 15:51

Cristiano Ronaldo won’t face Vegas rape charge: prosecutors Cristiano Ronaldo won’t face criminal charges stemming from a model-turned teacher’s claim that the soccer superstar raped her in 2009 after a night of clubbing in Las Vegas, prosecutors said Monday. Prosecutor Steve Wolfson said that, af...
2019-07-22 23:51

Cristiano Ronaldo won't face rape charge in Las Vegas Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo won't face criminal charges after a woman accused him of raping her at a Las Vegas Strip resort in 2009       ...
2019-07-23 01:17

Audi plans to charge over $2,000 for its strange e-scooter/skateboard crossbreed Audi's first all-electric car, the E-tron, is due to hit the streets in 2020, and the company has announced that it will also be releasing an electric scooter to complement it for shorter trips.The E-tron Scooter is distinctly odd-looking, with ...
2019-08-06 18:34

Southwest won't charge passengers to change planes to avoid the Boeing 737 Max Southwest Airlines won't charge passengers to avoid flying on the Boeing 737 Max, grounded after 2 crashes, if the jets are allowed to fly again....
2019-05-23 23:34

Former MLB pitcher Dwight Gooden arrested on drunk driving charge Former Cy Young Award winner, two-time World Series champ Dwight Gooden arrested for DUI after driving the wrong way on a one-way street in Newark.       ...
2019-07-24 00:00

From the archives: Floating charge curtains to heal the ozone layer 25 years ago the ban on ozone-killing CFCs had only just come into force – and we reported on an unusual plan to speed the polar ozone hole’s recovery...
2019-05-29 22:34

Workplace parking levy could charge firms £750 a year per car space Businesses could be charged at least £750 a year for each of their employee workplace car spaces under plans being considered by town halls in London....
2019-07-23 14:34

Marriott Takes $126 Million Charge Related to Data Breach Marriott International Inc. said Monday it booked a $126 million charge in the latest quarter tied to a massive data breach disclosed last year and lowered financial projections for the year....
2019-08-06 13:00

Meet Boris Johnson, the Latest Wanker in Charge of Britain The day I have dreaded since I was a child is here: Boris Johnson will be Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. By winning the Conservative Party leadership contest on Tuesday—he secured a majority of votes from the 160,000 members of the party in a ...
2019-07-23 17:34

Nadal primed for another French Open charge after Rome crescendo Rafael Nadal has hit form at the perfect time heading into the French Open after a slow start, by his standards, to the claycourt season caused some to doubt his chances of continuing his vice-like grip on the tournament....
2019-05-23 21:17

Mueller says he couldn’t charge Trump, tosses the question to Congress The special counsel did everything but tell House Democrats to move ahead. But as pressure mounts, the choices for Pelosi and company remain politically fraught....
2019-05-30 02:51

Let's Find Out If Using Electric Eels To Charge Your Tesla Is A Good Idea For decades, the dream of motorists all over the world has been a car that could run on frothy buckets of cheap, garbage fish like tilapia or something. So far, though, that dream has eluded humankind. But now, thanks to the rise of modern electric c...
2019-08-06 22:00

Australia's Jack to 'fight' doping charge and return to pool Australian swimmer Shayna Jack said on Friday she would fight to clear her name in the wake of a positive drug test that embarrassed the nation's swim team at the recent world championships....
2019-08-02 18:34

Chicago prosecutors charge R Kelly with 11 new sexual crime counts Among the new charges are four counts of aggravated criminal sexual assault, which carry maximum terms of 30 years in prisonProsecutors in Chicago have charged the R&B singer R Kelly with 11 new sexual crime counts, including some that carry a maximu...
2019-05-30 23:17

Sebastian Telfair, once a hoops phenom, sentenced to prison on gun charge Telfair won national player of the year honors in high school before going to straight to the NBA, where he failed to make a major impact over a 10-year career....
2019-08-13 07:51

Prosecutors charge ex-Olympian Michael Barisone with attempted murder Authorities have charged a 2008 U.S. Olympian who's now an equestrian coach with two counts of attempted murder, saying he shot a woman on his New Jersey farm....
2019-08-09 17:00

Chef Mario Batali pleads not guilty to assault charge Mario Batali pleaded not guilty Friday to a charge that he forcibly kissed and groped a woman at a Boston restaurant in 2017.        ...
2019-05-24 16:34

Ex-U.S. marine held in Russia on spying charge says he's being threatened: TASS A former U.S. Marine held in Russia on suspicion of spying told a court in Moscow on Friday that an investigator in the case was subjecting him to threats and humiliation, the TASS news agency reported....
2019-05-24 11:34

Mario Batali to face assault charge on groping accusation BOSTON (AP) — Celebrity chef Mario Batali is set to appear in court on a criminal charge that he forcibly kissed and groped a woman at a Boston restaurant in 2017. Batali is scheduled to be arraigned Friday in Boston Municipal Court on a charge of in...
2019-05-24 10:34

Nuns are leading the charge to pressure Amazon on facial recognition At the annual shareholders’ meeting, investors will vote on a proposal to ban the company from selling the technology to government agencies, unless the board grants an exception....
2019-05-22 19:00

No Change In Party Leadership In State: Rajasthan AICC In-Charge AICC general secretary in-charge of Rajasthan Avinash Pande Wednesday rejected speculations about changes in the leadership in the state in the wake of Congress' debacle in the Lok Sabha elections....
2019-05-30 04:34

Even Under a Coal-Loving Leader, Australia Is Leading the Charge for Renewables In Australia, record-breaking rooftop solar installations are helping the country increase its renewable energy generation. By 2030, renewables could make up more than half the electricity generated in the land down under, according to an analysis ou...
2019-05-30 01:17

Woman stopped for driving toy truck drunk escapes DUI charge WALHALLA, S.C. — A South Carolina woman who police say was driving drunk will not be cited with a DUI because her vehicle of choice was a toy truck. News outlets quote police as saying that instead they charged 25-year-old Megan Holman with public in...
2019-06-15 04:17

Alibaba puts CFO in charge of investment in major management reshuffle China's Alibaba Group Holding Ltd on Tuesday unveiled its most significant business reshuffle since co-founder Jack Ma announced his pending retirement, as the e-commerce firm looks to bolster its investment focus in the face of slowing growth....
2019-06-18 09:34

Ossia is gearing up to charge gadgets without a wire in sight in 2020 A number of companies have been working on over-the-air charging – the holy grail for electronic devices – for several years now. Just think about how cool it’d be to never again have to plug your gadgets into wall sockets, change the batteries in yo...
2019-07-05 11:17

Cambodian building collapse: PM takes charge of rescue mission Prime Minister Hun Sen says he will oversee the search for any remaining missing workers following a building collapse. At least 19 people were killed when the seven-story structure caved in at a popular vacation town....
2019-06-23 21:17

Gary Woodland holds off Brooks Koepka charge to win US Open PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Gary Woodland denied Brooks Koepka’s bold bid at history and made U.S. Open memories of his own Sunday with two clutch shots, a birdie putt on the final hole and that silver trophy in his hands at Pebble Beach. Yeah, he&#...
2019-06-17 05:17

Lawmaker Lee Zeldin pushes back on Omar's 'bigotry' charge: 'We have to be better than this' Rep. Lee Zeldin, R-N.Y., suggested his new congressional black-Jewish caucus could rise above the type of "personal attack" lodged by Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., on Thursday when she accused him of "bigotry."...
2019-06-07 00:00

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

Charge Automotive brings electrified Ford Mustang to Goodwood Reborn Mustang packs 469bhp Just 499 examples of the modernised classic muscle car will be produced, priced from £300,000 A new electric Ford Mustang from London start-up Charge Automotive has made its debut at the Goodwood Festival of Speed.  T...
2019-07-05 17:51

Charge's Mustang hides an EV inside classic American muscle Charge's electrified Mustang is controversial. The original, after all, is an automotive icon that many associate with 'American muscle,' a sub-genre of cars that growl loudly and consume gasoline like water. The Mustang before me, how...
2019-07-05 19:01

Ocasio-Cortez wants to lead the charge for magic mushrooms research AOC is on a new trip: studying—and potentially legalizing – magic mushrooms and other psychedelic drugs for medicinal use. “From the opioid crisis to psilocybin’s potential w/ PTSD, it’s well past time we take drug use out of criminal consideration +...
2019-06-08 21:01

Birmingham City sack Garry Monk after 15 months in charge • Pep Clotet appointed caretaker head coach• Club say they want ‘a fresh and modern philosophy’Birmingham City have risked an angry backlash from their supporters by sacking Garry Monk. In a announcement that made little sense on the face of it, yet ...
2019-06-18 23:17

Louisville quality control staffer indicted on theft charge CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Louisville quality control assistant Cortney Braswell has been indicted on a theft charge in Tennessee, where he used to work as a high school football coach. The Tennessee Comptroller’s office says Braswell was coachi...
2019-06-28 02:51

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

Don’t charge your phone overnight: the expert guide to using electricity safely Can you change a lightbulb if you don’t know whether it’s on or not? And what’s the best way to remove toast stuck in the toaster? The parents of an 11-year-old boy in Staffordshire were shocked to find that his tablet, after being left to charge on ...
2019-06-28 06:34

Indian Agencies Desperate To Stick Charge Against Me: Zakir Naik Controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik, booked by the Enforcement Directorate for money laundering, Tuesday claimed investigating agencies were "desperately" trying to get "something to stick on......
2019-06-12 07:17

Riot Police Baton Charge Hong Kong Protesters Fresh political violence broke out in Hong Kong Sunday evening as riot police baton charged protesters in a bid to disperse demonstrators following another massive rally, an AFP reporter on the scene......
2019-07-07 23:34

Greek Conservatives take charge in landslide win, vow more investment, fewer taxes Greece's opposition conservatives returned to power with a landslide victory in snap elections on Sunday, and Prime Minister elect Kyriakos Mitsotakis said he had a clear mandate for change, pledging more investments and fewer taxes....
2019-07-08 01:17

Man accused in Estill Co. case indicted on fake documents charge LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — A federal grand jury in Lexington has indicted a man who previously was accused of messaging teenagers for sex in Estill County. Officials said the indictment was handed up Thursday in Lexington federal court against T...
2019-06-30 19:00

Former Super Bowl MVP Mark Rypien facing assault charge SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Former Super Bowl hero Mark Rypien has been arrested in Washington state on suspicion of domestic violence. The Spokesman-Review cites Spokane police saying Rypien was facing a charge of fourth-degree assault. Rypien, 56, was pr...
2019-07-01 17:34

Lanka Top Cop Faces "Crimes Against Humanity" Charge Over Easter Attack Sri Lanka's police chief and a top defence official should be tried for "grave crimes against humanity" over their failure to prevent Easter bombings that killed 258, the state prosecutor said Monday....
2019-07-01 20:34

Music festival will no longer charge white people more for tickets A Detroit music festival has dropped its controversial plan to charge white concertgoers twice as much as people of color — saying it was for the “safety of the community” following a furious backlash. The AfroFuture Fest sparked ou...
2019-07-08 15:17

With Disney in charge, Hulu plans original content push Now that Disney is in charge of Hulu, the streaming service is going to get more original content. Hulu CEO Randy Freer told CNBC that Hulu's "investment in original programming will increase significantly." Freer credits the change to "the capa...
2019-06-19 03:00

Hong Kong police fire teargas and charge at protesters Officers move to disperse crowds after breakaway group stormed parliament buildingHong Kong police have fired teargas at demonstrators and moved to disperse crowds after protesters stormed the legislative council building and raised the territory’s f...
2019-07-02 06:34

BJP President Amit Shah Takes Charge As Home Minister BJP chief Amit Shah stepped into his new role today as he took charge as the country's Home Minister, two days after he took oath for the first time as a cabinet minister in Prime Minister Narendra......
2019-06-01 12:17

Police charge suspect in the murder of US scientist who disappeared in Greece Suzanne Eaton disappeared July 2 while jogging, setting off a massive search that ended five days later when her battered body was found.        ...
2019-07-16 23:00

Alabama drops homicide charge against woman who lost fetus Prosecutors in Alabama have dropped manslaughter charges against a woman who lost her unborn child after she was shot in a fight. A grand jury indicted Marshae Jones after deciding that the shooter acted in self defense....
2019-07-04 05:34

Potential Conflict Of Interest Prevents Dravid From Taking Charge At NCA The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) constitution prohibits any individual from holding multiple positions at the same time which brings Rahul Dravid under the conflict of interest ambit....
2019-07-02 15:17

The Spanish Author Who Doesn’t Believe in Spanish Literature “Important as it is, the language in which you write is secondary,” says Javier Marías, whose new novel is “Berta Isla.” “I myself feel much closer to many foreign authors than to many of my compatriots.”...
2019-07-31 18:17

'Game of Thrones' author George R.R. Martin says fans won't influence book ending George R.R. Martin says "Game of Thrones" fans won't influence how he ends his book series, even if the Internet can be difficult to ignore.        ...
2019-07-18 08:00

New Zealand massacre suspect set to enter pleas, face new terrorism charge Suspected white supremacist Brenton Tarrant is expected to enter pleas, and will face a new terrorism charge, when he appears in court on Friday over the mass shooting at two mosques in Christchurch....
2019-06-13 07:51

14-year-old indicted on murder charge in death of Tucson High student TUCSON – The 14-year-old suspect arrested in the shooting death of an 18-year-old Tucson High School student in May was indicted for first-degree murder, according to court documents obtained by News 4 Tucson Wednesday. Back on May 24, Julian Z...
2019-07-04 04:00

Verstappen: Hamilton charge showed true extent of Mercedes' margin Max Verstappen believes Lewis Hamilton's late charge to victory in the Hungarian Grand Prix shows "how much margin" the Mercedes team has over the rest of the Formula 1 grid...
2019-08-04 19:51

Sri Lanka bombings: police and defence chiefs held on negligence charge Pair face dereliction of duty and negligence charges after blasts in which more than 250 diedSri Lanka’s police chief and its former defence minister have been arrested for alleged negligence leading to the Easter Sunday bombings that killed more tha...
2019-07-02 17:01

German prosecutors charge ex-Audi boss Stadler over emissions cheating German prosecutors have filed charges against former Audi Chief Executive Rupert Stadler, who is being investigated for his role in Volkswagen's emissions test cheating scandal....
2019-07-31 17:51

Google will charge rivals to be the default search engine on Android in Europe Google last year received its biggest multi-billion in Europe so far, a $5 billion antitrust penalty for abusing its mobile dominance in the region. Specifically, the EU fined Google for tying its Chrome browser and search apps to Android. Since then...
2019-08-02 19:01

Fiat Chrysler signs EV charge point deals with Enel, Engie Carmaker Fiat Chrysler (FCA) has signed an agreement with European utilities Enel and Engie to help offer its customers charging points for electric vehicles (EV) it is planning to roll out....
2019-06-14 12:17

Man faces murder charge after cops find dead woman in apartment A Bronx man was arrested after cops found a 65-year-old female relative dead in his apartment — with wire wrapped around her neck, police said Thursday. Angel Montanez, 39, was charged with second-degree murder after the woman, Lidia Herrera, w...
2019-07-04 20:17

Ex-Redskins quarterback Mark Rypien arrested on domestic violence charge Former Washington Redskins quarterback Mark Rypien, who led his team to a 1992 Super Bowl victory and now faces mental health issues he says result from his years on the field, has been charged with domestic violence, police said on Monday....
2019-07-01 21:00

Teens, superheroes lead charge in LGBTQ Hollywood movie characters Movies like "Bohemian Rhapsody," "Love, Simon" and "Deadpool 2" helped increase the numbers of gay and bisexual characters in Hollywood movies last year....
2019-05-23 17:34

Alabama DA to drop manslaughter charge against woman whose fetus died after shooting Marshae Jones, 27, was arrested last week after another woman shot and killed Jones' fetus in December 2018.        ...
2019-07-04 00:17

Former Redskins QB Mark Rypien pleads not guilty to domestic violence charge Rypien, who claimed last year that he suffers from mental illness that he believes was caused by hits taken during his NFL career, said in a joint statement with his wife that he "did not commit any crime."...
2019-07-02 10:51

Texans end pursuit of Nick Caserio after Patriots' tampering charge The Texans won't try to land Nick Caserio for the general manager vacancy after the Patriots filed a tampering claim against them.       ...
2019-06-15 02:00

Manoj Tiwari Sued For Defamation After Rs 2,000 Crore Delhi Scam Charge Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia today slapped state BJP chief Manoj Tiwari and two others with a criminal defamation notice days after Mr Tiwari accused the national capital's ruling Aam......
2019-07-03 18:51

Assault charge dropped against black boy who beaned white classmate with ball Charges have been dropped in a racially charged assault case involving a 10-year-old black boy — which caught the attention of comedian D.L. Hughley, Michigan prosecutors said Wednesday. The boy was charged Tuesday with aggravated assault for a...
2019-07-31 21:00

NJ teen spared by judge for rape charge citing he came from ‘good family’ MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ (NBC NEWS) – When a 16-year-old New Jersey boy was accused of raping an intoxicated girl, filming the assault and sending the video to his friends, the prosecutors sought to try him as an adult. But a state Superior Court j...
2019-07-05 23:51

Beauty Queen’s Charge of Rape by Gambia’s Ex-President Is a Smear, His Party Says Nearly a week after Fatou Jallow, a Gambian beauty queen, went public with allegations of rape, the party of former president Yahya Jammeh defended him as a “pious leader.”...
2019-07-02 02:51

Man Utd after Sir Alex Ferguson was like trying to charge an iPhone with a Nokia charger, says Anders Lindegaard "Sean Dyche has made one obvious lesson very clear to me," says former Manchester United goalkeeper Anders Lindegaard. "An ugly lesson. Football owes you nothing!"...
2019-06-09 17:34

Celebrity chef Mario Batali facing assault charge in Boston BOSTON (AP) — Celebrity chef Mario Batali is facing a criminal charge on allegations that he forcibly kissed and groped a woman at a Boston restaurant in 2017. The Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office says Batali is scheduled to be arraign...
2019-05-23 08:34

Federer primed for Wimbledon charge after sealing 10th Halle crown Roger Federer warmed up for next month's Wimbledon championships by swatting aside David Goffin 7-6(2) 6-1 to win the Halle Open title for the 10th time on Sunday....
2019-06-23 19:51

Private banking architects: Tan Su Shan – leading the charge for Asia’s wealthy Tan Su Shan has led DBS’s efforts to become the leading home-grown bank for wealth management in Asia, during a decade in which the number of billionaires in the region has soared....
2019-05-21 18:51

Woman accused of binding pup's mouth to keep her quiet faces felony charge A Utah woman is facing a felony charge for torturing a companion animal after she tied a hair tie around a 4-month-old puppy's mouth for as long as two weeks to keep him from barking. ...
2019-06-23 06:17

Four face murder charge over 2014 downing of Malaysia Airlines plane Four people charged with murder Wednesday in the 2014 downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over Ukraine that killed 298 people        ...
2019-06-19 23:51

Mayawati's Party Refutes Rajasthan Lawmaker's "Ticket-For-Money" Charge The BSP on Friday strongly refuted the charge levelled by Rajasthan party MLA Rajendra Guda claiming that the party offers election ticket to candidates depending on the money given to the party....
2019-08-03 05:51

Man faces manslaughter charge for helping cancer-stricken wife die by suicide A Connecticut man faces a manslaughter charge after police say he helped his wife who was diagnosed with cancer die by suicide.        ...
2019-06-21 18:00

Nitin Gadkari Takes Charge Of Ministry Of Road Transport And Highways Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday took charge of the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, his portfolio in the 2014 cabinet....
2019-06-04 11:17

Prosecutors reject Cuba Gooding Jr.'s bid to dismiss NY groping charge The Oscar-winning actor was accused of grabbing and squeezing the breast of a 29-year-old woman at a bar in midtown Manhattan on June 9.        ...
2019-07-18 06:51

FADA Requests GST Council To Charge Interest On Net Input Tax Credit Instead Of Gross Value The Federation Of Automobile Dealers Association or FADA, has requested the GST Council of India to charge interest on the Gross Value instead of the net Input Tax Credit Value....
2019-06-21 04:17

Eric Garner’s family rips DOJ decision not to charge Daniel Pantaleo The family of Eric Garner raged over the Department of Justice’s decision on Tuesday to not pursue charges against NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo. “We’re here with heavy hearts because the DOJ has failed us,” Garner’s mom, Gwen ...
2019-07-16 21:00

Harlem protests decision not to charge officer in infamous ‘I can’t breathe’ death Roughly 150 people, including small children, marched through New York City's Harlem streets on Tuesday night after federal prosecutors said they wouldn't bring criminal charges against a white New York City police officer in the 2014 chokehold death...
2019-07-17 04:17

Hardeep Singh Puri Takes Charge As Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri, the new Civil Aviation Minister, took charge of office today amid distress in the sector that recently saw grounding of a private airline and concerns over debt-laden Air India,......
2019-05-31 18:34

White officer guilty of assaulting black pedestrian can get charge expunged An ex-officer has pleaded guilty to felony assault by choking a black pedestrian, but that and other charges will be dismissed in a year.        ...
2019-08-10 08:34

Video: How high-flying Bird's 2018/19 FE title charge fell apart For the first time in the history of ABB FIA Formula E, Envision Virgin Racing driver Sam Bird heads to a season finale without a chance to win a title...
2019-07-11 17:51

Kamala Harris Says She Would Pursue an Obstruction of Justice Charge Against Trump as President (WASHINGTON) — Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris said Wednesday that if she wins the White House, her Justice Department “would have no choice” but to pursue an obstruction of justice case against President Donald Trum...
2019-06-12 22:51

Iraqi general, U.S. Marine dispute murder charge against Navy SEAL An Iraqi general and a U.S. Marine testifying in the murder trial of a U.S. Navy SEAL said on Thursday they never saw the platoon leader stab a wounded detainee in the neck, disputing the central allegation in the prosecution's war crimes case....
2019-06-28 11:34

'Not an option' to charge president with crime, says special counsel Robert Mueller US special counsel Mueller has said his office did not determine whether President Trump committed a crime. Mueller did say there had been a systematic attempt to interfere in the 2016 US presidential election....
2019-05-29 19:51

Ex-Harvard track coach pleads guilty to child porn charge BOSTON (AP) — A former Harvard University assistant track coach who also coached at a suburban Boston high school has pleaded guilty to possession of child pornography. The U.S. attorney’s office in Boston says 71-year-old Walter Johnson, of Fr...
2019-06-12 16:00

Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo will not face rape charge in Las Vegas Portuguese soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo will face no charges in Las Vegas in connection with a 10-year-old sexual assault allegation because the case cannot be proven beyond a reasonable doubt, prosecutors said on Monday....
2019-07-23 19:34

Brazil police charge ex-soccer club head over deadly fire Brazilian police have charged the former president of the Flamingo soccer club with manslaughter for a fire that killed 10 teenage players in February....
2019-06-12 01:34

Cuba Gooding Jr. will go to trial on groping charge; bid to toss case denied Cuba Gooding Jr.'s attempt to get a groping charge dismissed was denied by a Manhattan judge. He will go to trial on Sept. 3.        ...
2019-08-09 03:00

Battle Charge is the 2nd season of Apex Legends: new guns and characters coming Battle Charge, Season 2 of Apex Legends is coming on July 2, and it's complete with a new weapon, a new character and new ways to play.This announcement came at the EA Play event on the eve of E3, and Respawn is looking to make this season more ...
2019-06-09 01:51

Attorneys challenge 'twisted' charge against Alabama woman who lost fetus in shooting Attorneys on Monday urged an Alabama court to throw out a criminal charge against a woman whose fetus died after she was shot during a dispute, calling the state's legal rationale "flawed and twisted" and the case unsupported by the law....
2019-07-01 21:00

Border Agent Discussed ‘Frying’ Migrants Before Hitting One With His Truck, Feds Charge A U.S. Border Patrol agent accused of deliberately hitting a Guatemalan migrant with his truck and then lying about it conveyed numerous racial slurs and derogatory statements about Central American and Guatemalan migrants in a series of texts sent w...
2019-05-21 15:17

California leads latest lawsuit against Trump’s ‘public charge’ immigration rule California and three other states filed a lawsuit Friday that challenges the Trump administration’s so-called “public charge” rule, which strengthens federal officials’ ability to deny green cards to immigrants who rely on government aid....
2019-08-17 17:00

Charge against Alabama woman who lost fetus in shooting 'defies logic': attorney Attorneys on Monday urged an Alabama court to throw out a criminal charge against a woman whose fetus died after she was shot during a dispute, calling the state's legal rationale "flawed and twisted" and the case unsupported by the law....
2019-07-02 02:17

California, advocacy groups file lawsuit against Trump public charge rule The state of California and several advocacy groups filed separate lawsuits Friday against a rule that would deny lawful permanent status to immigrants who use public benefits or are deemed likely to use them in the future. The state and advocacy gro...
2019-08-17 05:00

Ajit Pai’s robocall plan lets carriers charge for new call-blocking tools Enlarge (credit: ullstein bild | Getty Images) Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai is calling on carriers to block robocalls by default without waiting for consumers to opt in to call-blocking services. But he hasn't proposed makin...
2019-05-21 17:00

Terrorism charge filed against Tarrant in New Zealand mosque shootings that left 51 dead The new charge comes with a maximum penalty of life imprisonment upon conviction and will be a test case for New Zealand's terrorism law.        ...
2019-05-21 17:34

Berkshire takes $377 million charge tied to solar company that U.S. linked to fraud Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Wednesday said a $377 million charge it incurred recently was tied to a solar generation company that U.S. authorities have linked to fraud....
2019-05-21 17:51

F2 Austria: Sette Camara wins sprint, Schumacher charge falls short McLaren Formula 1 junior Sergio Sette Camara took his first Formula 2 win since 2017 in the Austrian sprint race, as Mick Schumacher narrowly missed a podium despite starting 18th...
2019-06-30 14:34

Basketball legend Nancy Lieberman leads charge for women to head NBA teams Nancy Lieberman was the first woman to coach a men's professional basketball team. She wants to see more women follow in her footsteps.       ...
2019-06-24 11:00

Firefly Music Festival streaker knocked over DJ equipment, faces misdemeanor charge One man may have to go to court after things got a little crazy for him at Firefly Music Festival on Saturday.        ...
2019-06-27 19:17

Witness defends Raptors prez Masai Ujiri as battery charge looms SAN FRANCISCO — Prosecutors will decide whether to charge Toronto Raptors President Masai Ujiri with misdemeanor battery after he was accused of shoving and hitting a sheriff’s deputy in the face while trying to join his team on the court to ce...
2019-06-15 22:17

Mario Batali Faces Criminal Charge in 2017 Encounter at Boston Restaurant The celebrity chef faces a criminal assault charge related to an allegation that he groped and kissed a woman. His lawyer said he denies the allegation....
2019-05-23 08:17

Charge Sri Lankan police chief and ex-defence secretary over bombings: attorney general Sri Lanka's police chief and its former defense secretary should be charged with crimes against humanity for failing to prevent attacks on churches and luxury hotels that killed more than 250 people in April, the attorney general said on Monday....
2019-07-01 19:51

Former Kyrgyzstan President Almazbek Atambayev faces murder charge in soldier's death Former Kyrgyzstan President Almazbek Atambayev faces a charge of murder, in the death of a special forces soldier who was killed while trying to arrest the former leader....
2019-08-13 20:17

U.S. Marine Kahsai Tyree Hill faces attempted murder charge in Japan A 21-year-old U.S. Marine accused of punching a taxi driver in Tokyo faces an attempted murder charge for choking a woman at a fast-food restaurant, officials said....
2019-07-06 00:34

Patriots file tampering charge against Texans for pursuit of Nick Caserio, per report The defending-champion Patriots have alleged the Texans violated the NFL's anti-tampering policy in connection with Houston's GM vacancy.       ...
2019-06-13 07:34

Centre Creates Jal Shakti Ministry, Gajendra Singh Shekhawat Takes Charge A new Jal Shakti Ministry, in which the erstwhile ministries of Water Resources and Drinking Water and Sanitation will be merged, has been formed with BJP leader Gajendra Singh Shekhawat at its helm....
2019-05-31 14:51

Les Miles agrees with one-game suspension for Pooka Williams after domestic violence charge Kansas coach Les Miles said the one-game suspension for star running back Pooka Williams after a misdemeanor domestic battery charge was right decision.       ...
2019-07-15 18:00

Key Mueller probe witness George Nader arrested on child porn charge George Nader, a Middle East power broker who cooperated with former special counsel Robert Mueller's probe of Russian interference in the 2016 election, was arrested Monday on federal charge for allegedly transporting child pornography....
2019-06-04 04:17

UFC champ Jon Jones facing battery charge after alleged incident at strip club The light heavyweight champion said on Twitter that he's "definitely not in any trouble," and a representative said the charge was based on a "false accusation."...
2019-07-23 15:34

Apex Legends Season 2: Battle Charge update, start date and new characters The Apex Legends Season 2 start date is July 2, meaning it's less than a month away, and we've gotten all of the important details straight from E3 2019.It's an onslaught of Apex Legends updates: a new character (Wattson), new modes, a...
2019-06-09 01:51

Justice Dept. declines to charge NYPD officer in Eric Garner's death Federal prosecutors announced Tuesday they will not file charges against a New York City Police Department officer in the controversial death of Eric Garner -- which drew national outrage five years ago....
2019-07-16 19:51

Stan Lee's ex-manager appears in court after charge he defrauded the Marvel legend Keya Morgan, former manager of late Marvel icon Stan Lee, made his court appearance in Arizona, where he was arrested after charges of elder abuse.        ...
2019-05-27 19:51

FBI investigate 3 homes where El Paso shooting suspect had stayed after capital murder charge Authorities announced Sunday the massacre at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas — where a gunman opened fire, killing at least 20 and wounding 26 others — is being investigated as a domestic terrorism case, and officials are looking into whether hate crime ...
2019-08-05 00:51

Acosta resignation puts veteran bureaucrat Patrick Pizzella in charge of Labor Patrick Pizzella, a veteran of several past Republican and Democratic presidential administrations, will take over as acting secretary of labor following the abrupt departure of Alexander Acosta Friday following controversy surrounding a plea deal he...
2019-07-12 17:51

Vivo teases fastest-ever charging technology, able to fully charge a 4,000mAh battery in 13 minutes The fast-charging race is further amping up with another company teasing an even quicker solution. Teasing being the key word here, as the technology is not yet available on any device.Vivo today gave us a glimpse of its new 120W Super FlashCharge, w...
2019-06-20 11:34

Former UCLA gynecologist faces sexual battery charge as school launches probe: report A former staff gynecologist who worked at the University of California Los Angeles turned himself into authorities Monday after being charged with sexual battery and exploitation in connection with the treatment of two patients at a university facili...
2019-06-11 12:51

Justice Department will not charge New York City police involved in death of Eric Garner The decision comes almost exactly five years after Garner died on Staten Island, New York, after New York City police officer Daniel Pantaleo put him in a headlock....
2019-07-16 16:00

Police charge driver for allegedly using 30 pack of beer as child’s booster seat Canadian police pull over a driver after they discover he was allegedly using a case of beer at a child booster seat.        ...
2019-07-12 21:51

The 2019 Audi E-Tron Makes a Strong Case for Choosing Charge Speed Over Range It’s 2019 and the electric luxury car scene is finally starting to grow and diversify. The 2019 Audi E-Tron—Audi’s first fully electric mass-production vehicle—is the latest competitor to step in, offering the German automaker’s take on a plush and p...
2019-05-21 20:00

Prosecutors charge ex-aide Rebecca O'Donnell in death of former Arkansas Sen. Linda Collins-Smith A woman described as a onetime campaign aide and "good friend" to former Arkansas lawmaker Linda Collins-Smith has been charged with capital murder in her death, authorities said....
2019-06-19 09:17

Marshae Jones’ Attorney Files Motion to Dismiss Manslaughter Charge; DA Responds to Criticism Lawyers for Marshae Jones, the Alabama woman charged with manslaughter after her unborn baby was shot and killed in utero, filed a motion to dismiss the case on Monday morning, calling the indictment against her “unreasonable, unfounded, and unjust.”...
2019-07-02 03:00

'A form of extortion': Iran to charge foreign ships a toll to cross Strait of Hormuz Iran is planning to charge foreign ships a toll in exchange for "protection" across the Strait of Hormuz, a key trade route and a flashpoint in the escalating dispute between the United States and the Islamic Republic....
2019-07-09 02:17

Forged by debt crises, Mexico's new finance minister takes charge in choppy waters Mexico's new finance minister Arturo Herrera is a pragmatic and respected policy maker who says he was inspired to study economics by the Latin American debt crisis that wrought financial chaos and wrecked livelihoods in his country....
2019-07-10 06:00

Celebrity chef Mario Batali facing criminal charge in alleged Boston assault It's the first criminal charge against Batali resulting from several sexual harassment and assault allegations that crippled his career amid the #MeToo movement....
2019-05-23 07:00

Businessman featured in Mueller report faces child porn charge after arrest at JFK airport Lebanese-American businessman George Nader, 60, was arrested Monday morning at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York.        ...
2019-06-04 06:51

Judge dismisses one lying charge against Obama White House counsel Greg Craig A federal judge on Tuesday dropped one of two criminal charges against President Barack Obama's White House counsel Greg Craig for allegedly making false statements about his work for Ukraine....
2019-08-07 03:34

Wichita State basketball player Teddy Allen arrested on domestic violence charge Wichita State basketball player Teddy Allen was arrested early Thursday on suspicion of domestic violence, theft and criminal damage to property.       ...
2019-06-14 20:00

Jeffrey Epstein sexually abused and trafficked 'dozens of minor girls,' prosecutors charge Child sex trafficking charges against wealthy businessman Jeffrey Epstein were unsealed Monday morning in New York City, in advance of a court appearance by the former friend of President Donald Trump and former President Bill Clinton....
2019-07-08 17:00

'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

Miley Cyrus completely drags author of critical 'She Is Coming' review: '#DoYourResearch' "Ps thanks for putting buy/stream link at the end of your (expletive) article... I’m sure it was helpful for those who are as out of touch as you are," Miley Cyrus wrote.        ...
2019-06-05 00:51

How PBS adaptation of Jane Austen's unfinished novel 'Sanditon' introduces the author's first black character PBS's new drama "Sanditon," based on Jane Austen's unfinished novel, introduces Austen's first black character.        ...
2019-07-31 19:17

‘Caine Mutiny,’ ‘Winds of War’ author Herman Wouk has died at 103 Herman Wouk, the versatile, Pulitzer Prize winning author of such million-selling novels as “The Caine Mutiny," died on Friday at 103.        ...
2019-05-21 14:51

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

Marvel Comics mogul Stan Lee’s former manager, Keya Morgan, arrested on elder abuse charge _____ The former manager of late Marvel Comics mogul Stan Lee, whose legacy of superheroes was believed to be worth more than $50 million, was arrested in Arizona Saturday morning based on a warrant for alleged elder abuse, false imprisonment and gra...
2019-05-26 20:34

NEWSMAKER-Forged by debt crises, Mexico's new finance minister takes charge in choppy waters Mexico's new finance minister Arturo Herrera is a pragmatic and respected policy maker who says he was inspired to study economics by the Latin American debt crisis that wrought financial chaos and wrecked livelihoods in his country....
2019-07-10 06:34

'Today we can't breathe': Garner family react after prosecutors fail to charge NYPD officer – video The family of Eric Garner have spoken of their anger after no charges were brought against Daniel Pantaleo, a white police officer implicated in the chokehold death of Garner, an African American man killed almost five years ago. The arrest was captu...
2019-07-18 00:51

Alameda County Sheriff's Office Wants To Charge Raptors Exec Masai Ujiri With Battery [Update] Raptors president of basketball operations Masai Ujiri was walking onto the floor Thursday night to celebrate his team’s championship when he appeared to get in some sort of altercation with a cop. The Alameda County Sheriff’s Office claimed that Uji...
2019-06-14 22:51

Single murder charge filed against Texas shooting suspect, case treated as domestic terrorism A single capital murder charge was filed on Sunday against the man accused of killing 20 people and wounding more than two dozen others at a Walmart store in El Paso, a mass shooting authorities are viewing as a case of domestic terrorism....
2019-08-05 13:00

Florida woman who turned in estranged husband’s guns faces trespassing charge, other counts dropped A Florida woman who was arrested after taking her ex-husband's guns from his home after a domestic dispute and turning them over to police will be charged with misdemeanor trespassing instead of theft and burglary....
2019-07-04 13:01

Dutch probe to charge 4 suspects with murder in 2014 shootdown of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over Ukraine After a five-year probe, Dutch-led investigators charged four suspects with murder in the shootdown of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 over Ukraine in 2014.        ...
2019-06-19 23:51

Will 'Game of Thrones' books end like series? 'Yes and no,' says author George R.R. Martin Martin said that where "Game of Thrones" had to wrap the "Song of Ice and Fire" saga in six episodes, he will take 3,000 pages to do it himself.        ...
2019-05-21 20:00

Storm Area 51: US military fire warning shot at alien-hunters planning to charge at top-secret base The US Air Force have fired a warning shot at more than one million people who have signed up to an event to storm the top-secret Nevada military base Area 51 to "see them aliens"....
2019-07-15 20:51

Volkswagen Ameo Class 2019: Jeet Jhabakh & Anmol Singh Sahil Lead Charge In Round 1 Volkswagen Motorsport India's first round of the 2019 National Championship Ameo Class saw Jeet Jhabakh secure the lead with two wins out of three races. The Hyderabad-based driver was at his dominant......
2019-06-23 18:34

Suspect in mosque shooting near Oslo faces murder charge for woman found dead in his home, police say A man suspected of opening fire at a mosque in a suburb of Oslo, Norway, on Saturday has been charged with the murder of a woman found dead in his home, a police official said....
2019-08-11 07:34

Judge drops one charge against Obama White House counsel Greg Craig in foreign lobbying case Judge Amy Berman Jackson dismissed a count of making false and misleading statements to the Department of Justice's Foreign Agents Registration Act, or FARA, unit....
2019-08-07 00:00

'Eat, Pray, Love' author Elizabeth Gilbert's 'City of Girls' is the perfect summer novel Elizabeth Gilbert sets this luscious love story in the New York City theater world of the 1940s, exploring female sexuality and fulfillment.        ...
2019-06-03 22:51

Gaffe-prone Boris Johnson seeks to turbo-charge Britain's departure from EU, prove he's modern-day Winston Churchill Boris Johnson won the Conservative Party’s leadership election on Tuesday and will take the reins of the government tomorrow, fulfilling the decades-old ambition to become Britain’s Prime Minister....
2019-07-23 19:17

Barstool Sports Publishes Bizarre Blog On Missing Woman, Deletes It After Police Charge Suspect With Her Murder [Update] Today, Barstool Sports published a blog about University of Utah student Mackenzie Lueck, who had been missing since June 17. The post, which was tonally confounding and appeared under the headline “College Student Mackenzie Lueck, Fan Of Call Her Da...
2019-06-29 00:17

Fitbit price cut at Amazon: deals on the Fitbit Versa Lite, Alta HR, and Charge 3 If you're looking to snag a smartwatch deal before the new school year, then you're in luck. Amazon has some killer deals on popular Fitbit models that include the Fitbit Alta HR and Charge 3 smartwatch. Amazon also has the best-selling Fit...
2019-08-01 23:51

Auburn police charge teen with manslaughter in deaths of Auburn announcer and his wife An investigation found the teen driver of the car that struck the Brambletts' was driving over the speed limit and had marijuana in his system.       ...
2019-07-02 14:34

Fitbit sale at Amazon: price cuts on the Fitbit Charge 3 and Alta HR If you're looking for a killer deal on a Fitbit activity tracker, then today is your lucky day. Amazon has the feature-rich Charge 3 on sale for $110. That's a $40 discount and the best price we've seen for the popular activity tracker...
2019-06-19 07:17

Fitbit price cut at Walmart: save on the Fitbit Versa, Charge 2 and Alta HR Summer is officially here, and if you're looking for an affordable smartwatch deal, then you've come to the right place. Walmart has slashed the price on the popular Fitbit Versa down to $179.95. That's a $20 discount and the lowest pr...
2019-06-15 01:51

GLOBAL MARKETS-Yen and bond bulls charge on as share markets falter Yen and bond bulls charged on Monday while stocks struggled again, amid ongoing worries that a prolonged U.S.-China trade war and damaging Brexit could tip top economies into recession....
2019-08-12 13:51

Parents, here's another expense you'll have to charge to your card this summer: childcare. One in three parents who expect to pay for childcare during the summertime school break will charge some of the fees, according to a new survey.       ...
2019-06-21 02:00