TOPNEWSBYUSA.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-07-11 20:00

Africa's demographic dilemma

Africa's population is growing rapidly. The high birth rates present the continent with an enormous challenge. However, a study found that the number of children is decli...

Africa's demographic dilemma

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'Demographic tailwinds' in millennial homeownership: Taylor Morrison CEO "People are feeling good and their confidence is absolutely showing in the real estate market, and that's not even to mention the demographic tailwinds we have," CEO Sheryl Parker says....
2019-09-27 08:34

There are 'demographic tailwinds' in millennial homeownership, home builder Taylor Morrison says "People are feeling good and their confidence is absolutely showing in the real estate market, and that's not even to mention the demographic tailwinds we have," CEO Sheryl Parker says....
2019-09-27 08:34

Kashmir’s new status could bring demographic change, drawing comparisons to the West Bank A radical change in Kashmir's ability to control residency and land ownership is raising worries of a Hindu influx into India's only Muslim majority state....
2019-08-09 02:00

Traditional TV usage is declining across every demographic — here's how digital media companies are recreating content bundles This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence. Current subscribers can read the report here. Business Insider Intelligence As streaming becomes an increasingly mainstream behavior among consumers, the video industry has pr...
2019-07-02 13:00

A Far-Right Dilemma for Europe’s Mainstream: Contain It or Join It? Traditional parties are increasingly working with the far right at a local level, fraying a taboo. Will the cooperation defuse or enable a disruptive force?...
2019-10-08 22:34

"Not Sure Who Fired": Cop Killed With His Own Gun, Police In Dilemma It was just past midnight on Sunday when Brian Mulkeen and two of his colleagues patrolled a neighborhood in the northern Bronx, tasked with ferreting out gang activity....
2019-09-30 17:34

NHL power rankings: Lightning’s big dilemma, Leafs on top So the Islanders were upset in the 1978 quarterfinals by the Maple Leafs and in the 1979 semifinals by the Rangers, and it was clear once and for all that neither they nor Al Arbour could or would ever win the big one. And they probably wouldn’t have...
2019-10-03 19:00

Bayreuth Festival: A Tannhäuser that goes beyond the love-sex dilemma The Bayreuth Festival opens with Richard Wagner's "Tannhäuser." Director Tobias Kratzer told DW how he sees the play as being more about artistic aspirations than the Romantic conflict between pure and profane love....
2019-07-24 18:51

MLB’s netting dilemma: With current standards, danger is just a second away Line drives can reach seats not covered by protective netting in just over a second and impact with a force equivalent to a 10-pound weight striking a person's head from a height of 11 feet....
2019-06-05 18:51

Fed Faces Unfamiliar Dilemma With Rate Projections The Federal Reserve’s so-called dot plot hasn’t existed during a period when markets expected the central bank’s next move would be to cut rates, and not to raise them....
2019-06-17 15:51

Israel’s Energy Dilemma: More Natural Gas Than It Can Use or Export After years of relying on imports, the country has discovered huge gas reserves offshore. But it cannot easily use or sell the fuel to other countries....
2019-07-05 19:17

Dilemma for France as potential U.S. clash looms France's last group game against Nigeria at the women's World Cup will be a double-edged sword as a draw will see them advance as top of Group A, but will also send them toward a likely quarter-final clash against the United States....
2019-06-13 12:51

Iran's Tanker Seizure Presents U.K. With Policy Dilemma Britain’s decision to seize an Iranian tanker off the coast of its overseas territory of Gibraltar earlier this month is fast snowballing, dragging the country deeper into an escalating crisis between Iran and the West....
2019-07-21 03:34

Hong Kong’s dilemma: fight or resist peacefully After 11 weeks of demonstrations, weary protesters fear only their ebbing stamina or Chinese troops will break the stalemateEllie Lau, a 21-year-old student, was one of thousands of protesters who flooded Hong Kong’s airport this week. There, she and...
2019-08-18 17:34

XFL? Court? Trevor Lawrence has unusual options in NFL dilemma Trevor Lawrence will have options. They just aren’t very enticing. The Clemson sophomore, who some experts believe is the best quarterback prospect since Andrew Luck, won’t be NFL draft eligible until 2021. The 6-foot-6 signal-caller doesn’t have to ...
2019-08-24 22:00

Calpers' Dilemma: Save the World or Make Money? The California Public Employees’ Retirement System was one of the first public pensions to tie its investments to social activism. Now it is having second thoughts....
2019-06-16 14:17

Brett Gardner already solving upcoming Yankees dilemma Monday was the second of three straight games in which the Yankees were scheduled to face a lefty starter, and there is the possibility of the Red Sox throwing more lefties in a four-game series that opens Thursday at Yankee Stadium. However, Aaron B...
2019-05-28 14:17

Martin Freeman: ‘The detective’s moral dilemma drew me in’ The Sherlock actor on his new role as a real life police officer who broke the law to bring a double murderer to justice in A ConfessionNo one who learns how the police got the killer Christopher Halliwell to confess can help but wonder what they wou...
2019-08-11 11:00

Jeff McNeil’s looming return has Met facing lineup dilemma Jeff McNeil could be back with the Mets from his left hamstring strain as soon as Saturday, but Mickey Callaway said he hasn’t decided exactly who will wind up missing the most playing time when he returns. “It’s really hard to say,’’ the manager sai...
2019-08-24 06:00

Draghi's parting shot leaves next ECB boss with existential dilemma Christine Lagarde will face a momentous decision in her first year as European Central Bank President: give up on reviving inflation or give in to the temptation of bankrolling governments with neverending bond purchases....
2019-09-13 17:00

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

NBA, 'South Park' episodes spotlight Hollywood's China dilemma China's removal of animated comedy "South Park" from online sites just as it dropped U.S. basketball broadcasts highlighted a tension familiar to Hollywood studios - the need to please Chinese authorities in order to reach the country's vast audience...
2019-10-10 17:00

The Difficult Dilemma Of Dragon Quest XI’s Post Credit Sequence Dragon Quest XI is a very long game full of tragic twists and turns, so when my journey finally came to an end, it felt like a real accomplishment. The credits rolled. I’d defeated the main villain and brought peace to the land. I actually felt sad t...
2019-06-22 22:00

Airbus faces cabin comfort dilemma as it launches A321XLR jet Airbus is poised to break records by launching the longest-range narrow-body jetliner at the Paris Airshow this week, but jetmakers are having to rethink their mantra on comfort as they squeeze ever more miles out of jets designed for shorter trips....
2019-06-17 10:01

Thiem facing same old dilemma as usual suspects block his path Austrian claycourt specialist Dominic Thiem has done the 'easy' part by reaching the French Open semi-final for the fourth straight year -- now for the hard bit....
2019-06-07 02:17

Weight of history: Chongqing Steel and China's state sector dilemma A year and a half ago, Chongqing Iron and Steel Corp (CISC) , China's oldest steelmaker, was rescued from the brink of bankruptcy in a deal hailed as a shining example of how struggling state companies can be revamped....
2019-08-16 16:34

Marquez’s brother’s part in Pramac’s 2020 MotoGP machinery dilemma The Pramac MotoGP team has been in contact with Moto2 frontrunner Alex Marquez, as it faces a conundrum over the specifications of the Ducati bikes it will run in 2020...
2019-05-28 17:51

Marquez's brother's part in Pramac's 2020 MotoGP machinery dilemma The Pramac MotoGP team has been in contact with Moto2 frontrunner Alex Marquez, as it faces a conundrum over the specifications of the Ducati bikes it will run in 2020...
2019-05-29 00:51

Giants’ running back dilemma grows with Wayne Gallman injury There was genuine excitement, albeit somewhat unrealistic, about the possibility of Saquon Barkley returning in the middle of last week. After Wayne Gallman’s breakout performance, the Giants were going to have real depth in their backfield. That did...
2019-10-07 09:34

Yankees’ loaded outfield puts Brian Cashman in tricky dilemma For more than a month late last season, as they futilely tried to track down the Red Sox, the Yankees deployed an unsatisfactory right field platoon of journeyman Shane Robinson and career infielder Neil Walker. Aaron Judge had fractured his wrist in...
2019-09-05 05:34

Baku boycott would solve Arsenal dilemma rather than leave a man behind | Barry Glendenning If Arsenal refused to contest Europa League showpiece they would generate headlines that may force Uefa into climbdownLeave no man behind. A code embraced by the US military, it refers to army policy of doing everything and anything possible to avoid...
2019-05-24 00:00

Yankees’ Brett Gardner sees dilemma in ending dugout antics The Yankees begin a nine-game West Coast trip in Oakland on Tuesday in firm control of the AL East and in contention for the best record in the majors. So why doesn’t it feel like it? Their just-completed four-game split against Cleveland in The Bron...
2019-08-20 05:34

Upon Further Review: A closer look at Ravens' defensive struggles, Redskins' QB dilemma and NFL CBA talks Lamar Jackson certainly has displayed signs of growth, but Ravens need more from their defense. Plus the latest on CBA talks and Redskins' QB dilemma.       ...
2019-10-01 07:00

Bradley Beal left off all-NBA team as Wizards potentially sidestep supermax dilemma Following a career year, Beal received 31 points in third-team votes and 34 overall points, the most of all other players left off one of the three all-NBA teams....
2019-05-24 05:51

Hear Christina Milian's Thoughts on Natalie Halcro's "Juicy" Romance Dilemma! Natalie Halcro will call her suitors back when she's done working. But Christina Milian, Olivia Pierson and Joel Halcro still want the low-down on her love life in this clip from......
2019-06-12 16:34

Bradley Beal left off all-NBA team, as Wizards potentially sidestep supermax dilemma Following a career year, Beal received 31 points in third-team votes and 34 overall points, the most of all other players left off one of the three all-NBA teams....
2019-05-23 23:00

Eddie Jones faces massive dilemma as England play at keeping up appearances before World Cup In Treviso this week, England's forwards had the words "body language" hollered at them from the base of the training scrum by Ben Youngs each time they packed down....
2019-09-06 23:00

Kevin Burkhardt was the answer to Mets’ play-by-play dilemma The answer to when the TV voice of the Mets, Gary Cohen, has days off in the future is so obvious it hurts. Bring back Kevin Burkhardt to call the games. Burkhardt, who received his big TV break from SNY, was as good a sideline reporter as we have ev...
2019-08-21 20:34

Daily on Energy: Coal companies’ climate fight complicates EPA’s power rule defense Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
2019-10-10 12:00

Philip Hammond says government will ask for Brexit extension The former chancellor Philip Hammond has told the BBC he believes the government will comply with a law demanding the PM request an extension to the Brexit process....
2019-10-10 12:34

|StatsSAhasbudgetshortfall,over600vacantposts,ministerwarned A budget shortfall at Statistics South Africa could have a negative impact on the quality of official statistics for the country, Parliament has warned....
2019-10-10 12:34

The Masked Singer Unmasks the Eagle The Eagle has landed. Sort of. The Masked Singer unmasked its fourth singer tonight, and it was none other than Dr. Drew Pinksy, who had worked with panelists Jenny McCarthy and Ken......
2019-10-10 12:34

US sends migrants to Mexico’s border towns as it warns citizens of violent crimes in region Advocates have sounded the alarm about the dangers of Remain in Mexico program as report reveals at least 340 instances of rape, kidnapping, torture and other violent attacksThe United States has sent more than 51,000 asylum-seekers to wait in danger...
2019-10-10 12:34

Two Nobel literature prizes to be awarded after sexual assault scandal Atwood and Murakami among favourites for prize as academy tries to rebuild its reputationThe Nobel prize in literature will be awarded twice on Thursday, after the Swedish body that selects the laureates was engulfed in a sexual assault scandal that ...
2019-10-10 12:34

'He's laughing at us': Joe Biden for first time calls for Trump to be impeached Biden says president ‘shooting holes in the constitution’2020 contender: Trump ‘picked a fight with the wrong guy’Joe Biden has for the first time called for Donald Trump to be impeached for abusing the powers of his office to help his own re-electio...
2019-10-10 12:34

New Zealand hall of residence 'pursued family for cash' as student lay dead for weeks Stepfather of Mason Pendrous says accommodation provider at Canterbury University sold him idea of pastoral careA hall of residence where a young student lay dead for a month hounded his family for payment despite their son being unaccounted for and ...
2019-10-10 12:34

OnePlus 7T Pro launch live blog: we'll be reporting live from London OnePlus has chosen an odd release schedule for its latest series of phones choosing to unveil the OnePlus 7T at its own event in September and then choosing to unveil the OnePlus 7T Pro today.The OnePlus 7T Pro is only rumored for now, but even OnePl...
2019-10-10 13:00

How to watch The Apprentice 2019 online for free: stream from UK or abroad The Apprentice is back and as brutal as ever. Series 15 of this reality business show has arrived and as per, we can expect the businesswomen and men to do whatever they can for that £250,000 and a place in the sun. Not sure where you can get yo...
2019-10-10 13:00

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Lite could be real and coming in two shades Recently we heard rumors of a more affordable, likely mid-range Samsung Galaxy Note 10 model, which for now we’re calling the Galaxy Note 10 Lite. Now, we’ve heard about it again, complete with color and availability information.Accordi...
2019-10-10 13:00

The dark side of sending work emails ‘home’ In the last four years, the number of remote working jobs has more than doubled, as employers acknowledge the need to change traditional working practices. In fact, it’s expected that 50% of the UK workforce will work remotely by 2020, further...
2019-10-10 13:00

Montana judge hearing renewed Keystone XL oil pipeline arguments A Montana judge must decide whether to once again block the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline or side with U.S. government attorneys who want him to uphold President Donald Trump's permit to cross the U.S. - Canada border....
2019-10-10 13:00

American Horror Story has too many killers in the kitchen (and everywhere else) American Horror Story is starting to resemble that Spider-Man meme of all the different Spider-Men pointing at each other in recognition. If the camp is completely overrun with killers, do they start canceling each other out, in the same way an overl...
2019-10-10 13:00

Snoop Dogg not sorry for being Snoop Dogg after college apologizes for booking Snoop Dogg show Snoop Dogg is many things to many people. (Including, sometimes, Snoop Lion.) To some, he’s a symbol of the enduring power of gangsta rap, one of the best-selling West Coast artists of all time. To others, he’s a reality show clown, happily embracing...
2019-10-10 13:00

Trump to host first post-impeachment inquiry rally in Democratic stronghold U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday will hold his first campaign rally since Democrats launched an impeachment inquiry against him, choosing a large arena in a Democratic stronghold in Minnesota to mount his latest public defense....
2019-10-10 13:00

European Union opens the anti-Assad playbook to deter Turkish attack on the Kurds European taxpayers will not subsidize Turkey’s plan to attack the Kurdish fighters that helped destroy the Islamic State and resettle the territory they hold with Syrian refugees....
2019-10-10 13:00

Why China Has the NBA in a Full-Court Press on Free Speech On Oct. 4, Daryl Morey–general manager of the NBA’s Houston Rockets–hit send on a tweet expressing solidarity with pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong. He didn’t do this in an official NBA capacity; his tweet nevertheless se...
2019-10-10 13:00

Protesters Hand Out ‘Free Hong Kong’ Shirts at Wizards Game Protesters handed out T-shirts and held up signs in support of Hong Kong on Wednesday night when the Washington Wizards hosted a team from the Chinese Basketball Association. The Wizards beat the Guangzhou Long-Lions 137-98 in a game that included mo...
2019-10-10 13:00

Trump Administration Weighs Economic Escalation Against China Officials are considering limiting access to U.S. capital markets and imposing greater scrutiny on Chinese companies as trade negotiators meet in Washington this week....
2019-10-10 13:00

Here's what you need to know about the California power outages To prevent fires, PG&E has started cutting electricity to more than 1 million Californians amid high wind forecasts. Here's what you need to know        ...
2019-10-10 13:34

50 Cent and cast of 'Power' on the show's legacy 50 Cent, Naturi Naughton and Lala Anthony of the massively popular series 'Power' discuss its legacy as the series nears its end. (Oct. 9)        ...
2019-10-10 13:34

Aaron Paul: ‘Breaking Bad’ end felt like losing a limb Aaron Paul says "I thought I was saying goodbye" to his character Jesse Pinkman when "Breaking Bad" ended six years ago. He returns to the role in the Netflix movie "El Camino," out Friday. (Oct. 9)        ...
2019-10-10 13:34

Vaping crackdown: L.A. may be next to ban e-cigarettes; Washington bans flavored vapes Los Angeles could join San Francisco in ending sales of all vaping devices, if new measure passes. Meanwhile, Washington state bans flavored vapes.        ...
2019-10-10 13:34

Shoeless Joe museum honors banned baseball player 'Shoeless' Joe Jackson remains banned from baseball 100 years after he and seven Chicago White Sox teammates were accused of throwing the 1919 World Series. A small museum is located In the house where Jackson lived in Greenville, South Carolina. (Oc...
2019-10-10 13:34

Arizona politician charged in human smuggling case An Arizona elected official has been accused of human smuggling in an adoption fraud scheme that brought dozens of pregnant women from the Marshall Islands to the U.S. to give up their children for adoption. (Oct. 9)       &#...
2019-10-10 13:34

Pelicans’ Zion Williamson scores 29 in second preseason game It took just two preseason games for Zion Williamson to serve notice to the NBA. The Pelicans star scored a game-high 29 points in less than three full quarters in New Orleans’ 127-125 preseason win over the Bulls on Wednesday night in Chicago....
2019-10-10 14:00

Cardinals’ Mike Shildt unleashes expletive-filled speech after win St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Shildt was so happy his team is moving on to the NLCS that he couldn’t stop swearing. In a video that surfaced online Wednesday night after the Cardinals’ 13-1 Game 5 win over the host Braves in Game 5 of the NLDS, Sh...
2019-10-10 14:00

Sam Darnold isn’t a Jets’ cure-all Sam Darnold took to the practice field on Wednesday wearing his white Jets jersey with the green 14, giving a boost to his 0-4 team. Sam was back. There was no cape visible, but maybe he had it tucked into his shoulder pads. Darnold will start Sunday...
2019-10-10 14:00

Saturn most moon-rich planet in solar system after discovery of 20 new moons Move over Jupiter, Saturn is now the most moon-rich planet in the solar system. This week, astronomers at the Carnegie Institution for Science announced the discovery of 20 new moons around Saturn....
2019-10-10 14:00

Jio's U-Turn On Free Voice Calls Is Good News For Vodafone, Bharti Airtel Reliance Jio Infocomm will charge customers 6 paise per minute for calls made to rival networks till such time that the telecom regulator moves to a zero termination-charge regime, the company said......
2019-10-10 14:00

Next Generation Leaders TIME’s new class of Next Generation Leaders, a semiannual project launched in partnership with Rolex in 2014, has so far highlighted more than 100 up-and-coming activists, innovators, artists and athletes around the world. The latest honorees r...
2019-10-10 14:34

Formula 1 "closely monitoring" super typhoon approaching Japanese GP Formula 1 chiefs say they are trying to minimise disruption to the Japanese Grand Prix timetable amid concerns about the impact of super typhoon Hagibis...
2019-10-10 15:00

Employers Try New Perk for Workers With Student Loans Many workers with student loans postpone saving for retirement. Now, a handful of companies are trying to prevent them from falling behind on retirement savings by matching their student-loan repayments with contributions to a 401(k) plan....
2019-10-10 15:00

Ukraine leader says meeting Putin is key 'if we want to end the war' in the Donbass region Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelensky has said a direct meeting must happen with Russian President Vladimir Putin in order to end a long-running "war" in the east of Ukraine....
2019-10-10 15:00

I spent a day with a health van providing care to low-income New Yorkers, and it reveals a hidden safety net for thousands in the world’s wealthiest city Clarrie Feinstein/Business Insider About 700,000 people in New York City don't have health insurance. The Community Healthcare Network is working to ensure that people without insurance can receive basic healthcare services. Founded in 1981, CHN has...
2019-10-10 15:00

32 unique and unexpected kitchen gifts from Food52's online shop Food52 You may know Food52 as the website with all the creative recipes and food stories. It also has a shop that sells the kitchenware and cooking tools you need to make these delicious meals, in addition to other food and home gifts. Compared to...
2019-10-10 15:00

Evangelical leaders are breaking with Trump over his decision to withdraw from Syria in a move that could further endanger the president's chances in 2020 Evangelical Christian leaders criticized President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw US forces from northern Syria, exposing the US' Kurdish and Christian allies to an attack by Turkey. The leaders, including Franklin Graham, argue that Christians ...
2019-10-10 15:00

Extinction Rebellion protesters joined by Benedict Cumberbatch as they camp out in Trafalgar Square Benedict Cumberbatch has joined Extinction Rebellion (XR) activists as they camped out on London's streets after the third day of the group's huge two-week protest....
2019-10-10 15:00

Railways Cancels 'Karwa Chauth' Train After Only 2 Couples Sign Up For It The idea was to rekindle romance in marriage on a train journey through the deserts of Rajasthan, but the Indian Railways' plan for a special 'Karwa Chauth' train service had to be shelved after only......
2019-10-10 15:00

Congress Must Introspect: Leader Refuses To Be Priyanka Gandhi's Adviser Congress leader Rajesh Mishra today said that he has declined to take up his appointment as a member of an advisory council to Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, saying that he is not in a position to advise her.......
2019-10-10 15:00

Like Ike? Self-driving startup eschews public-road tests Tech startup Ike Robotics filed a 90-page safety report with NHTSA that describes a self-driving testing process that relies heavily on simulation and private-track testing....
2019-10-10 15:00

Mayank Agarwal Continues Dominance vs South Africa With 2nd Test Hundred Mayank Agarwal carried his hot streak from first Test against South Africa to the second match at Pune as he recorded his second century of the series....
2019-10-10 15:34

NBA To Go Ahead With Shanghai Exhibition Game Despite Hong Kong Row NBA will go ahead with an exhibition game in Shanghai on Thursday that had looked in doubt after a team executive ignited a free speech row that has angered China....
2019-10-10 15:34

Abandoned in London as a child, Efe Obada returns as NFL player An acquaintance persuaded Obada, trafficked as a child, to come to a semipro practice. Five years later, he's back in London as an NFL defensive end....
2019-10-10 15:34

Eliud Kipchoge says attempt to run sub-two-hour marathon at Ineos 1:59 challenge is like first moon landing Eliud Kipchoge has compared his attempt to run the first ever sub-two-hour marathon to the first moon landing, and hopes his efforts will provide a bright point during a tumultuous period for athletics....
2019-10-10 15:34

How to Kick Someone Out of Your D&D Group A tabletop gaming group is a weird social commitment halfway between “project” and “just hanging out.” Some groups treat things casually and players come and go all the time; some treat their regular games as a strict standing appointment, and the ma...
2019-10-10 16:00

The migrant caravans: She misses home and prays not to be sent back As on every Sunday, the 33-year-old Honduran mother bows her head at a neighborhood church. She has dressed her children, Jesus, 5, and Suany, 8, in their best clothes and implored them to sit quietly beside her....
2019-10-10 16:00

The migrant caravans: Deportation divides father and son More than a year after heading to the United States with his son, Jose Caceres is back where he began, barely eking out a living in the fields of wealthier farmers - but without the boy....
2019-10-10 16:00

Members Of Congress Ask Adam Silver To Suspend NBA Activities In China A day after NBA commissioner Adam Silver released a statement wondering whether everyone couldn’t just get along and enjoy some hoops, eight members of Congress, including Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Ted Cruz, signed a letter to Silver condemning t...
2019-10-10 16:00

The Floating Warhorses of Alexander the Great: The Menacing Mount of the Macedonians When Philip II came to the throne of ancient Macedon in the turbulent days of 359 BC, the nation was besieged. Illyrians were amassing to the north, Greeks occupied the major coastal cities ...
2019-10-10 16:00

Apple pulls police-tracking app used by Hong Kong protesters after consulting authorities Apple Inc has removed an app that helped Hong Kong protesters track police movements, saying it was used to ambush law enforcement - a move that follows sharp criticism of the U.S. tech giant by a Chinese state newspaper for allowing the software....
2019-10-10 16:34

WeWork to open new co-working sites in Singapore and Manila Office-sharing startup WeWork will open new locations in Singapore and the Philippines this year, it said, even as it seeks a $1 billion lifeline from its biggest-backer Softbank Group Corp for a major restructuring....
2019-10-10 16:34

Altcoins: Ahead of Libra, XRP cryptocurrency gains toehold in commerce Facebook's Libra may be grabbing all the headlines at the moment, yet a major cryptocurrency already exists that's gained a toehold in mainstream commerce....
2019-10-10 16:34

Two-thirds of bird species in North America could vanish in climate crisis Continent could lose 389 of 604 species studied to threats from rising temperatures, higher seas, heavy rains and urbanizationTwo-thirds of bird species in North America are at risk of extinction because of the climate crisis, according to a new repo...
2019-10-10 16:34

Beth Stern agrees to remarry Howard Stern after surprise proposal on 'Jimmy Kimmel' Softened shock jock Howard Stern is still able to surprise his wife, Beth. The radio personality asked his spouse to remarry him on "Jimmy Kimmel."        ...
2019-10-10 16:34

Top UK doctor calls for phasing out of junk food commercials A prominent medical expert in the U.K. has called for a ban on junk food ads as part of a range of proposals aimed at cutting childhood obesity rates....
2019-10-10 17:00

Today in History for October 10th Highlights of this day in history: Vice President Spiro Agnew resigns; Imperial rule ends in China; Achille Lauro hijackers forced to land; Movie legend Orson Welles dies; Opera composer Giuseppe Verdi born; Actor Christopher Reeve dies. (Oct. 10) ...
2019-10-10 17:00

NASA's first female launch director to lead countdowns during Artemis missions to the moon NASA's Artemis program aims to send two American astronauts — a man and a woman — to the moon's south pole by 2024.        ...
2019-10-10 17:00

Authorities find more fetal remains in Illinois connected to dead abortion doctor After Dr. Ulrich Klopfer died in September his family found 2,246 preserved fetuses at his home in Illinois. Authorities have now found more.        ...
2019-10-10 17:00

Jamie Maclaren hits hat-trick as Socceroos stroll to win over Nepal Australia trash Nepal 5-0 at Canberra’s GIO StadiumHarry Souttar adds two in comfortable victoryThe Socceroos attack is starting to click under coach Graham Arnold after they thrashed Nepal 5-0, but they still left their World Cup qualifier frustrate...
2019-10-10 17:00

Rugby World Cup: England and New Zealand games cancelled as Japan braces for super typhoon – as it happened England v France off due to typhoon’s ‘significant impact’Decision on Scotland v Japan to be made on SundayNew Zealand v Italy also cancelled 5.30am BST 5.21am BST Head coach Eddie Jones says everyone is “disappointed” about the cancellation of thei...
2019-10-10 17:00

A try for the ages, Schweinsteiger's flicks and Simone Biles brilliance | Classic YouTube Also featuring, bad free-kicks, a self-driving race car and a timelapse of Tottenham’s NFL transformation1) Let’s start by saying farewell to Bastian Schweinsteiger’s career. His best goals were either free-kicks or clever flicks. See for yourself. H...
2019-10-10 17:00

Take 5: Shanahan vs. McVay highlights Week 6 Two of the NFL's brightest offensive schemers - the San Francisco 49ers' Kyle Shanahan and the Los Angeles Rams' Sean McVay - joined the NFC West in 2017, but they haven't faced each other as contenders ... until Sunday....
2019-10-10 17:00

Putin says Russia is fully complying with WADA anti-doping requirements President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday in televised comments that Russia was fully complying with demands made by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA)....
2019-10-10 17:00

ESPN criticized over China-NBA coverage for using 'nine-dash line' map The sports network ESPN faced fresh criticism of its coverage of a row between the National Basketball Association (NBA) and China after using a map that appeared to endorse the country's claims to both Taiwan and disputed territories in the South Ch...
2019-10-10 17:00

‘Ostomy doesn’t have to define you’: Toronto woman fights to end stigma A Toronto woman is harnessing the power of social media in an effort to reduce the stigma around ostomy in an evolving campaign that has spanned a decade....
2019-10-10 17:34

What are migraine auras? Migraine auras are sensory symptoms, including visual disturbances and physical sensations, that occur during or before a migraine episode. Learn more here....
2019-10-10 17:34

How Bhutan built conservation finance into its DNA Tiny Bhutan has a claim to fame as the first and only country that can claim to be not only carbon neutral but dramatically carbon negative. Conservation is wrapped in with the national ideal of ‘gross national happiness’, a pillar of the country’s c...
2019-10-10 17:34

'South Park' takes aim at Chinese government amid censorship controversy "South Park" is doubling down on the Chinese censorship controversy, sending an F-bomb to the Chinese government after issuing a sarcastic apology.        ...
2019-10-10 17:34

Scientists are looking for dark matter to understand the universe’s ‘hidden web’ After counting all the normal, luminous matter in the obvious places of the universe – galaxies, clusters of galaxies and the intergalactic medium – about half of it is still missing. So not only is 85 percent of the matter in the universe made up of...
2019-10-10 17:34

Foreign-born Trump donors tied to Giuliani's Ukraine efforts arrested on campaign finance charges An indictment alleges the two men made a $325,000 contribution to a reported pro-Trump super PAC to "obtain access to exclusive political events and gain influence with politicians."...
2019-10-10 18:00

No Charges For Calling Non-Jio Numbers Until Existing Plan Expires: Jio On Wednesday, Jio announced that it charge 6 paise per minute for calls made to other network operators in line with the Interconnect Usage Charge or IUC fixed by the telecom regulator Telecom......
2019-10-10 18:00

Jio's IUC Top-Up Vouchers: Prices, Data Benefits, Other Details Jio IUC charges: IUC is a cost paid by one mobile telecom operator to another, when its customers make outgoing mobile calls to the other operator's customers....
2019-10-10 18:00

Cuba Gooding Jr. facing new charge as trial is delayed again Cuba Gooding Jr.'s trial was about to get underway for a second time, but district prosecutors informed the court Thursday morning they have indicted the Hollywood actor with a new charge....
2019-10-10 18:00

Chicken recall: Listeria possible in sandwiches, salads and dishes sold across US, Canada Shipments of ready-to-eat chicken sandwiches and salads sold in stores such as Aldi, Dillons and Trader Joe's are being recalled for listeria risks.       ...
2019-10-10 18:00

Elizabeth Warren's pregnancy discrimination 'scandal' is no such thing | Jill Filipovic If the goal was to smear Warren as a liar, it has backfired spectacularly. All over the country, women have spoken out to say this is how discrimination worksThe contours of the “scandal” are this: on the stump, Warren has taken to telling the story ...
2019-10-10 18:00

US sends asylum seekers to Mexico’s border towns as it warns citizens of violence in region Advocates have sounded the alarm about the dangers of Remain in Mexico program as report reveals at least 340 instances of rape, kidnapping, torture and other violent attacksThe United States has sent more than 51,000 asylum-seekers to wait in danger...
2019-10-10 18:00

Canada: why Doug Ford is kryptonite for Conservatives' election hopes Ontario premier, whose stock as an electoral asset has plummeted as the party struggles to build momentum outside their base, has been compared to TrumpWhen a brash businessman-turned-politician won a majority government in Canada’s most populous pro...
2019-10-10 18:00

'Kangaroo court': what have marsupials got to do with White House politics? Donald Trump claims the impeachment inquiry is a ‘kangaroo court’ – but what does that mean?This week Donald Trump denounced the impeachment inquiry that has begun in Congress as a “kangaroo court”, and so not fit to judge what he also called his “gr...
2019-10-10 18:00

Putin Says Russia Complying With All World Anti-Doping Agency Demands President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that Moscow was complying with all of the World Anti-Doping Agency's demands, as Russia faces a another possible ban in the build-up to the Tokyo Olympics....
2019-10-10 18:00

Pak Hindu Girl, Found Hanging In Hostel, Died Due To Suffocation: Report The death of a Pakistani Hindu medical student who was found dead under mysterious circumstances in her hostel room last month occurred due to asphyxiation or lack of oxygen, a report pertaining to......
2019-10-10 18:00

How Typhoon Hagibis may affect Japan travel As "violent" Typhoon Hagibis threatens to wreak havoc in Japan, travelers may find themselves having to change plans at the last minute. The typhoon, which is the strongest of the 2019 season thus far, is expected to make landfall in Japan on Saturda...
2019-10-10 18:00

Most beautiful Greek villages Greece may be home to some of the most stunning islands around, but the Mediterranean country also holds plenty of beautiful villages. From Oia to Kalarites, these are the standouts....
2019-10-10 18:00

NASA and SpaceX Are Feuding. Will They Make Up? The space agency’s administrator, Jim Bridenstine, will meet Elon Musk at SpaceX headquarters on Thursday, weeks after the two exchanged tense words on Twitter and in the news media....
2019-10-10 18:00

Even Occasional Drinking During Pregnancy May Cause Harm: Study According to a latest study, even small amounts of alcohol consumed during 'special occasions' could cause insulin-resistance during pregnancy, which increases the likelihood of diabetes....
2019-10-10 18:34

Who are the Nobel Peace Prize favorites and when will it be announced?: What you should know The coveted prize is awarded annually to the person or organization who has done the most to promote world peace.        ...
2019-10-10 18:34

New Jersey man arrested for what prosecutors call 'reconnaissance' of George Washington Bridge A New Jersey man is being held on forgery, theft and weapons charges after attempting to gain access to a restricted entrance of the George Washington Bridge, according to New Jersey court records....
2019-10-10 18:34

Zimbabwe struggles with hyperinflation: ‘It’s a nightmare’ Hyperinflation is changing prices so quickly in Zimbabwe that what you see displayed on a supermarket shelf might change by the time you reach the checkout....
2019-10-10 18:34

Iranian women attend first football match in 40 years - to see team win 14-0! "Iranian women were able to purchase tickets for a national team game for the first time in 40 years on Thursday and got their money\u0027s worth with a 14-0 victory over Cambodia."...
2019-10-10 19:00

Report finds ‘Black voters’ were main target of Russia’s 2016 campaign The report from the Senate Intelligence Committee's probe into the 2016 election comes as social media companies attempt to prevent further disinformation and disruption of American democracy....
2019-10-10 19:00

'Terrifying but fantastic:' New Tesla feature sparks awe and mayhem Tesla CEO Elon Musk has warned for years that increasingly intelligent machines will dominate humans and turn us into their pets. But if the latest AI-powered feature from his car company is any indication, we shouldn't worry....
2019-10-10 19:00

Alaska murder mystery twist: Memory card found along road shows man assaulting and killing woman, cops say Alaska cops charged an Anchorage man with murder Tuesday after shocking videos found on a mysterious memory card allegedly captured the suspect assaulting and killing a woman whose remains were recently discovered near a highway....
2019-10-10 19:34

Retired New Jersey police chief convicted of lying to feds in hate probe A retired New Jersey police chief was found guilty Wednesday of lying to the FBI during a hate crime investigation in which he is accused of using excessive force against a black man. ...
2019-10-10 19:34

Donald Trump brands IS Beatles 'worst of the worst' as pair is whisked out of Syrian jail ahead of Turkish invasion Donald Trump today branded two of Jihadi John's henchmen the "worst of the worst" and confirmed they had been whisked out of a jail in northern Syria ahead of a Turkish invasion....
2019-10-10 19:34

Innocent Philadelphia man freed from prison after 27 years A Philadelphia man who maintained his innocence in a murder case for nearly three decades has been released from prison after his conviction was quashed....
2019-10-10 19:34

Daily on Energy: EPA looks to lead on lead Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
2019-10-10 19:34

Why Greta Thunberg Has A Better Shot At Winning Nobel Than Edward Snowden Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg, Brazilian indigenous leader Raoni Metuktire and Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed have dominated the Nobel Peace Prize lists, the awards for which will be......
2019-10-10 19:34

Can Kids Be Kids? 8-Year-Old Michigan Girl Banned From Picture Day for Her Colorful Braided Bun The last time we checked, people all over the world wear their hair in myriad styles—straight, curly, short, long, colored, braided, dreadlocked, etc.—and yet, children are inexplicably shielded from this in many schools, which continue to mandate th...
2019-10-10 20:00

She Did It! Jessica Nabongo Is the 1st Black Woman to Visit Every Country in the World The last time we saw world traveler—no, adventurer—Jessica Nabongo, it was this past July in New Orleans at the 2019 Essence Festival. But while NOLA is an undeniably exciting city (and Essence Fest the annual convention of #BlackGirlMagic), it’s lik...
2019-10-10 20:00

Lakers and Nets warmly greeted by Chinese fans but NBA remains jittery The Los Angeles Lakers and Brooklyn Nets were greeted by cheers in their first preseason game in Shanghai on Thursday, which went ahead as scheduled despite the battle between China and the NBA over a tweet by a Houston Rockets executive supporting H...
2019-10-10 20:00

Coming soon: Video game coverage from The Washington Post Debuting October 15, Launcher will feature insightful analysis into the people, companies and trends that comprise an industry becoming more prevalent in society every day....
2019-10-10 20:00

What's on in London this month: the best design events, craft shows and architectural talks happening in October From pop-up events showcasing over 50 vintage dealers, to a celebration of Sixties design, here are the best design events happening across the capital this month....
2019-10-10 20:34

Commuter homes in the Chilterns: the best market towns within half an hour of London Marylebone passengers know their commute home is likely to be relatively pain free, as Chiltern Railways enjoys some of the highest passenger satisfaction levels of any London train operator....
2019-10-10 20:34

UPDATE 1-U.S. vaping-related deaths rise to 26, illnesses to 1,299 U.S. health officials on Thursday reported 26 deaths and 1,299 confirmed and probable cases so far from a mysterious respiratory illness tied to vaping....
2019-10-10 20:34

UPDATE 1-Publicis CEO under pressure following second sales target cut Publicis' chief executive Arthur Sadoun appeared under pressure on Thursday following a second cut in a row to the full-year sales target of the world's third-biggest advertising group....
2019-10-10 20:34

LSE Group considers overhaul of MTS business in Italy -sources London Stock Exchange is mulling an overhaul of its Italian business MTS ahead of a potential merger with data provider Refinitiv, two Italian sources with knowledge of the situation said on Thursday....
2019-10-10 20:34

Google secures two Android phone makers' backing in fight against EU antitrust order Alphabet unit Google's fight against a record EU antitrust fine related to its Android mobile software received a boost after Europe's second-highest court allowed Android phone maker Gigaset and HMD Global Oy to intervene in the lawsuit....
2019-10-10 20:34

JCPenney seeks to hire 180 seasonal associates in Tucson TUCSON – JCPenney is gearing up for the holidays by hiring 180 seasonal associates throughout the Tucson area. The retailer will be hosting its annual National Hiring Day event on Tuesday, Oct. 15 from 2 to 8 p.m. During the event, management will be...
2019-10-10 20:34

Pennsylvania student advertised marijuana with dorm fliers: cops A Pennsylvania college student allegedly ran a marijuana-dealing operation out of his dorm room — and promoted the illicit venture through homemade fliers posted in the hallways, according to a new report. West Chester University student Zachar...
2019-10-10 20:34

Special education teacher accused of sexting students, having sex with one A depraved Alabama special education teacher traded racy text messages with two students and had sex with one of them, authorities said. Lyndsey Sherrod Bates — a former teacher and volleyball coach at Madison County High School in Gurley ̵...
2019-10-10 20:34

Allegedly intoxicated driver insists she was fed a ‘meth sandwich’ A woman who failed sobriety tests after getting pulled over while driving in Arkansas blamed the infraction on her brother — for feeding her a “meth sandwich,” according to cops. Elizabeth Marie Catlett, 29, was stopped in Hot Spri...
2019-10-10 20:34

Now That’s What We Like To See: When Jesus And Satan Both Tried To Lure This Toddler Into Their Minivans, The Toddler Chose To Get Into Jesus’s Minivan Get ready to stand up and cheer, because this amazing story is going to have you applauding for the rest of your life: When Jesus and Satan both tried to lure this toddler into their minivans, the toddler chose to get into Jesus’s minivan!...
2019-10-10 20:34

How to turn on Location Services on a Mac computer, for using apps like Maps, Weather, and more Westend61/Getty Images You can turn on location services on a Mac to share the computer's location using its IP address. Your Mac's Location Services are needed for select websites and applications to work more efficiently, and are essential for App...
2019-10-10 20:34

A NASA image shows the center of our galaxy in unprecedented detail. Expect far more revealing photos from a soon-to-launch telescope. A NASA photo captures the center of the Milky Way galaxy in infrared light. The image shows the galactic center in unprecedented detail, but NASA's upcoming James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) will produce even better photos. JWST's powerful infrared c...
2019-10-10 20:34

Manufacturer Of Rafale Jet's Engine Asks Centre To Not "Penalise" It French multinational Safran, the manufacturer of the M88 state-of-the-art engines fitted in the Rafale fighter jets acquired by India, says it asked the centre not to "penalise" the company on tax and......
2019-10-10 20:34

BJP Spent Most In 2014 Maharashtra, Haryana Elections: Report Maharashtra Polls 2014: The BJP had spent over 60 per cent of the total expenditure by all political parties, on publicity, travel, miscellaneous expenses and lumpsum amount to the candidates in the......
2019-10-10 20:34

India Slams Turkey For Its "Military Offensive'' In Syria India on Thursday said it was "deeply concerned" over the "unilateral military offensive" by Turkey in northeastern Syria and asserted that the action can undermine stability in the region as well as......
2019-10-10 20:34

We Don't Pose Threat To Each Other, Says China Ahead Of PM Modi-Xi Summit As India pulls out all stops to roll out a grand welcome to President Xi Jinping in Tamil Nadu's Mamallapuram, an ancient seaside temple town, China has said the two countries pose no threat to each......
2019-10-10 20:34

Huawei is about to unveil an all-screen phone design like nothing we’ve ever seen before Huawei recently unveiled the Mate 30 series, which includes the Mate 30 Pro flagship that’s supposed to compete directly against flagship phones like the iPhone 11 and Galaxy Note 10. However, the handset has a huge problem in western markets, ...
2019-10-10 21:00

Errol Spence sent best wishes by Kell Brook as Ferrari crash hospitalises boxer Boxing sensation Errol Spence Jr is in intensive care after suffering a horror crash in his Ferrari and messages are pouring in from fans and fellow pros...
2019-10-10 21:00

Consumer Reports Calls Out Tesla's Smart Summon Hello and welcome to a new day, a new year. I hope you feel as though you are true to yourself, because there are a lot of car companies in need of some self-reflection today for The Morning Shift of Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019....
2019-10-10 21:00

This 2020 Volkswagen Golf Interior Teaser Is Suspiciously Lacking In Buttons As the official reveal of the 2020 Volkswagen Golf draws closer, Volkswagen’s been dropping teaser images for the car. We’ve already seen what it looks like from the outside, but here’s a glance at its inside....
2019-10-10 21:00

At $7,000, Could This 1985 BMW 635CSi Turn You Into A Coupé Connoisseur? If your motto has always been “go big or go home” then you’ll love today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe “big coupe” Bimmer. Let’s find out if this Teutonic two-door’s price tag is also kind of a big deal....
2019-10-10 21:00

Comment Of The Day: Bond's Binks Edition The 1990s were a wild time, and films of the era were even wilder. Back in 1995 James Bond was lured away from the plush and gorgeous Jaguar-based Ford-owned Aston Martins of the day to put around in BMWs, perhaps most infamously the then-new BMW Z3 ...
2019-10-10 21:00

Coogan: 'Prince Harry right to sue the tabloids' Steve Coogan has told Sky News he thinks Prince Harry is right to take legal action against the publishers of The Sun and the Daily Mirror over alleged phone-hacking, and says he hopes the duke "shines a light" on the issue....
2019-10-10 21:00

Emmys tried to cut me from The Office nomination - Kaling Actor Mindy Kaling has hit out at the organisers of the Emmys, saying she was "humiliated" after being "singled out" and made to justify her production credit on The Office US....
2019-10-10 21:00

Rent-a-troll: Researchers pit disinformation farmers against each other Enlarge / For a relatively low price, you can unleash troll and bot armies to manipulate social media just like (or better than) state actors. (credit: Donald Iain Smith / Getty Images) The same sorts of organizations that once made their money pe...
2019-10-10 21:34

Iran shows off new killer wheeled robots designed to take on tanks, infantry Enlarge / A Heidar-1 UGV gets busy with its assault rifle in a demonstration by the Islamic Republic of Iran Army Ground Forces (NEZAJA). (credit: Islamic Republic of Iran Army Ground Forces (NEZAJA) ) The Islamic Republic of Iran Army Ground Force...
2019-10-10 21:34

Adobe backtracks, will refund customers after canceling their accounts Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | SOPA Images) Adobe has reversed itself on a curious decision that would have denied refunds to customers in Venezuela whose accounts are being canceled through no fault of their own. Adobe announced Monday that it is...
2019-10-10 21:34

Exclusive: Wells Fargo beefs up mortgage division to cope with higher volumes Wells Fargo & Co is boosting its teams that process mortgage loans to prepare for higher mortgage volumes, changing course after it laid off about 1,000 employees......
2019-10-10 21:34

Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino Compares Prison to "the Worst" Jersey Shore House So this is what prison is really like. Less than a month after Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino was released from prison, the Jersey Shore: Family Vacation star is sharing new......
2019-10-10 21:34

The Office Boss Doesn't Want to Disappoint Fans With a Revival The Office, which ended its nine-season run in 2013, is one of the most popular shows on streaming today. The comedy created by Greg Daniels had a sprawling ensemble cast, including Steve Carell,......
2019-10-10 21:34

Sarah Ferguson Dishes on Her Cosmetic Treatments Ahead of 60th Birthday Ahead of her milestone 60th birthday in just a few more days, Sarah Ferguson is being an open book about what she's had done. In a new interview with The Daily Mail, the famed mother......
2019-10-10 21:34

Octavia Spencer and Aaron Paul Will Give You Chills in the Truth Be Told Trailer Octavia Spencer is finally getting her TV crime drama. A self-professed armchair detective, Spencer, who was previously slated to star in a Murder, She Wrote remake, stars in Apple's Truth Be......
2019-10-10 21:34

Attention Hailey Bieber: Justin Bieber Has a Serious Case of Baby Fever Does Justin Bieber have babies on the brain? The 25-year-old crooner took to Instagram on Wednesday and hinted he'd like to start a family with Hailey Bieber in the......
2019-10-10 21:34

Rich kids being raised in tech captivity, says psychologist Who are the kids most likely to experience risk-taking in the online world, rather than in the real one? And who are the kids increasingly seeking clinical help? The children of the wealthy, it seems....
2019-10-10 21:34

Venom and Hulk join forces to stop Absolute Carnage in this exclusive preview Carnage has always been a villain rooted in sociopathic horror, but Marvel has turned the terror way up for Absolute Carnage, a crossover event that has Carnage building a cult around him as he murders anyone previously touched by a symbiote. The cre...
2019-10-10 21:34

Jexi's Adam Devine tells us what it's like to play the "straight man" to a phone If you’ve ever fantasized about having Rose Byrne boss you around and tell you how to live your life, then Jexi might be the movie for you. That’s because Byrne voices the new comedy’s titular “Jexi,” a Siri-like phone software that goes to extreme l...
2019-10-10 21:34

Add a Year To Your PlayStation Plus Membership For Just $39 If you own a PlayStation 4, or are planning to buy one soon, today’s $39 deal for a year’s worth of PlayStation Plus is about as cheap as the service ever gets. ...
2019-10-10 21:34

The panels being offered at this Harry Potter convention are intense This weekend, Boston will host LeakyCon—a delightful-looking Harry Potter fan convention celebrating its tenth anniversary—and judging from the itinerary, it’s gonna be one for the books (no pun intended!). They’ve got film actors Dan Fogler and Chri...
2019-10-10 21:34

HBO is adding mental health disclaimers before certain shows As part of an initiative aimed at helping to destigmatize mental illness and encourage discussion on the topic, HBO is adding new disclaimers before selected shows, identifying specific illnesses appearing in those episodes and providing a call to ac...
2019-10-10 21:34

Larry David cussing his way through the sequel to Go The Fuck To Sleep is pretty, pretty, pretty good A bedtime story titled Go The Fuck To Sleep was probably always going to garner attention. But back in 2011, Adam Mansbach’s first “children’s book for adults” went viral with a big boost from one of America’s most artful wielders of profanity, Samue...
2019-10-10 21:34

Parasite may be Bong Joon Ho’s most thrilling ride on the genre-hopping Snowpiercer express The last time Bong Joon Ho made a parable of class warfare, he set it aboard one hell of a moving metaphor: a train looping endlessly around a frozen Earth, its passengers divided into cars based on wealth and status, upward mobility achieved only th...
2019-10-10 21:34

|LocalstarSamthingSowetobrokearecordpreviouslyheldbyBillieEilish Samthing broke the South African Apple Music record for the highest number of users "pre-adding" his brand-new solo album "Isphithiphithi" and here's what he had to say about it....
2019-10-10 21:34

How to block emails on a Samsung Galaxy S10, or send unwanted emails directly to spam Hollis Johnson/Business Insider You can block emails on a Samsung Galaxy S10 in a few different ways. If you use the default Email app or Outlook, you can't block senders, but you can mark them as spam, which automatically sends further emails to t...
2019-10-10 21:34

27 people have died from a mysterious lung illness linked to vaping. Here’s where they're all from. Star Max 2/Getty Images At least 27 people have died from vaping-related lung injuries. The youngest person to die so far was 17 years old, and the oldest was 75. 1,299 other cases of vaping-related lung problems have been reported to federal healt...
2019-10-10 21:34

Take this quiz to find your perfect Halloween costume Halloween is around the corner, which means it's time to pick out a costume for the spooky holiday. We've assembled a quiz to help you find the perfect ensemble for your upcoming Halloween party, regardless of whether you're looking to sport somethin...
2019-10-10 21:34

How to screenshare on a Mac computer, to make presentations and projects easier Hero Images/Getty Images You can screenshare on a Mac to quickly share your screen in numerous ways, which can be especially useful when coordinating a project or sharing a presentation. You can screenshare from one Mac to another Mac easily using m...
2019-10-10 21:34

We tried Rothy's new 'Chelsea boots' made from recycled water bottles — they're comfortable and machine-washable, though they look and feel more like high-top sneakers Rothy's Rothy's, the startup best-known for hyper-comfortable flats made from recycled water bottles, recently launched Chelsea boots from the same material. Rothy's Chelsea Boots ($145) are available in sizes 5-13 and eight colors — from brig...
2019-10-10 21:34

Simone Biles Wins 16th World Gymnastics Title, Fifth All-Round Gold Simone Biles dominated the beam and sealed gold with the highest score of 14.400 in the floor exercise when she had only needed 12.300 for the title....
2019-10-10 22:00

Houston Rockets press official shuts down question on NBA-China fallout A Houston Rockets press official on Thursday swatted down a reporter’s questions in Japan to star players James Harden and Russell Westbrook about the fallout from general manager Daryl Morey’s pro-Hong Kong protest tweet. “The NBA ...
2019-10-10 22:00

St. John’s, Seton Hall are complete opposites in Big East poll The Big East coaches mirrored the national preseason consensus when it comes to the two locals: Seton Hall is in for a special season and St. John’s, at least on paper, is closer to the bottom of the league than the top. The preseason poll, as voted ...
2019-10-10 22:00

House Impeachment Investigators Subpoena Giuliani Associates Under Indictment Hours after Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman were indicted on federal campaign finance charges, the House subpoenaed them for depositions about their work in Ukraine....
2019-10-10 22:00

In its insatiable pursuit of power, Silicon Valley is fuelling the climate crisis | Rebecca Solnit Big tech isn’t interested in a better world, just a more profitable one. To beat it, we need to break its stranglehold on usThe climate crimes of big tech are legion. This summer the Amazon burned. Why? In part because of the policies of the new anti...
2019-10-10 22:34

Nigeria women's coach Thomas Dennerby resigns Dennerby led the Super Falcons to Afcon glory in 2018 and a World Cup quarter-final this year but steps down after a dispute with the national federation....
2019-10-10 22:34

Austria's Handke and Poland's Tokarczuk win Nobel literature prizes Austrian writer Peter Handke won the 2019 Nobel Prize for Literature on Thursday and Polish author Olga Tokarczuk was named as the 2018 winner after a sexual assault scandal led to last year's award......
2019-10-10 22:34

Egypt discovers archaeological industrial zone in Luxor's 'Valley of the Monkeys' Egypt on Thursday unveiled two archaeological discoveries in Luxor including an industrial zone at the southern city's West Valley, also known as the Valley of the Monkeys....
2019-10-10 22:34

CNN anchor shut down for asking question about the NBA's China standoff CNN anchor Christina Macfarlane was quickly shut down by the Houston Rockets' media officer as she tried to ask a question about the NBA's ongoing standoff with China....
2019-10-10 22:34

Typhoon forces cancellation of key World Cup games Two Rugby World Cup matches scheduled for Saturday have been canceled on safety grounds as Super Typhoon Hagibis approaches Japan, tournament organizers announced at a press conference on Thursday....
2019-10-10 22:34

Scotland coach keeps faith as typhoon threatens World Cup chances Scotland faces a premature exit from the Rugby World Cup. Anything other than victory against host Japan in Yokohama Sunday will see the Scots eliminated before the knockout stages....
2019-10-10 22:34

Might As Well Forfeit: The Girls On The Other Volleyball Team All Have Matching French Braids Oh, fuck. Don’t even bother lacing up your shoes, because we don’t stand a fucking chance in this game and the best course of action would be to wave a white flag right now. The girls on the other volleyball team just walked into our gymnasium and th...
2019-10-10 22:34

Renault CEO denounces 'coup' against him Renault's embattled CEO, Thierry Bollore, told a French newspaper that calls for his removal were "stupefying" and the automaker should not be destabilized by changing top management....
2019-10-10 23:00

Barra meets with UAW brass as strike continues The meeting Wednesday marked the first time GM CEO Mary Barra has been formally involved in labor talks since the previous contract expired Sept. 14....
2019-10-10 23:00

BMW will boost sales of large crossovers to cover shift to electrification High-end models will help the automaker fight flagging profits and support a 12-billion-euro ($14 billion) cost-cutting drive in the push toward EVs....
2019-10-10 23:00

Before Brian Eno made Music For Airports, Ernest Hood made music for Neighborhoods In 1975, three years before Brian Eno introduced the word “ambient” to the world, Portland-based musician Ernest Hood quietly released his sole LP via private press. With its oatmeal-colored cover, delicately drawn lettering, and a subtitle declaring...
2019-10-10 23:00

Bjorn Thorbjarnarson, Surgeon to Warhol and the Shah, Dies at 98 Warhol’s death in New York after undergoing surgery put him at the center of a lawsuit, but a later investigation suggested he and a hospital had not been at fault....
2019-10-10 23:00

Ukraine’s President: ‘I Wanted to be World Famous,’ but Not This Way Volodymyr Zelensky came to office vowing to fight corruption and forge peace. Then came the Trump phone call. Today, in a marathon news conference, he tried to start over....
2019-10-10 23:00

Best Windows tablets 2019: all of the top Windows tablets reviewed There’s no stopping the best Windows tablets from taking over the computing world. They’re not only excellent for entertainment and connecting with pals from other places, but they’re also lightweight and powerful. In fact, ...
2019-10-10 23:00

All MacBooks will ditch the Butterfly keyboard by mid 2020, analyst claims Famed Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has predicted some of the best potential news surrounding MacBooks in years: by mid 2020, all MacBook models will use traditional scissor switches within their keyboards.Of course, it’s widely expected that the...
2019-10-10 23:00

Disney Plus UK: why no launch date, Disney? The launch of Disney Plus UK still eludes us, despite a release date having been confirmed for the upcoming Disney Plus streaming service – launching on November 12 in the US, Canada and the Netherlands, with a November 19 launch in New Zealan...
2019-10-10 23:00

HBO’s mental health warnings are what TV streaming services need HBO is upping its game when it comes to the mental health of its viewers, with pre-episode content warnings that provide them with links to mental health support services – particularly if the TV show in question depicts potentially triggering...
2019-10-10 23:00

The Best Mind-Mapping Apps of 2019 Let’s get the hard question out of the way, first: What the heck is a mind map? Think of it like a way to organize your thoughts. You pick a general topic, then you draw out branches to subtopics, and each of these subtopics can have branches of thei...
2019-10-10 23:00

Carrying a Balance Won't Boost Your Credit Score Imagine this scenario: You don’t have any credit card debt, either because you paid it off or because you avoided it altogether. Your credit history is sparkling and your score is high. But you don’t want the credit bureaus to forget that you know ho...
2019-10-10 23:00

No One Likes a Grammar Snob Be careful when you ask for writing advice. Some people want to do it the right way—determine what you want to say and to whom, and help you do so. But some only want to bring you in line with their idea of “correct” writing. They’re pedants, who thi...
2019-10-10 23:00

How to Get Started on Tinder It’s been a while since you were last single, and now the dating landscape is completely different. Which way do you swipe? How much info do you put on a profile? There are catfishes and trolls and ghosts and it all sounds scary and too overwhelming ...
2019-10-10 23:00

The Best Way to Search for Free Software Online Props to Lifehacker’s own Nick Douglas for stumbling across this one—something I’ve always known, but didn’t realize I should articulate to the world. Here’s the tiny hack, as discussed on Reddit a few days ago: When you’re looking for free software ...
2019-10-10 23:00

Trump to meet with China for talks aimed at ending trade war China’s vice-premier, Liu He, to lead delegation in 13th round of talks as Trump tweets: ‘They want to make a deal, but do I?’US politics – live updates Donald Trump will meet China’s negotiating team at the White House on Friday for the latest round...
2019-10-10 23:00

Social Security checks will get a 1.6% increase in 2020 The Social Security Administration has announced its annual cost-of-living adjustment. Here's how much retirees' checks will be in 2020, and how that compares with previous years....
2019-10-10 23:34

Port of Los Angeles September imports fall as trade war roils shipping The Port of Los Angeles, the busiest for ocean trade with China, processed fewer containers of imported goods in September as the prolonged U.S.-China trade war whipsaws global supply chains....
2019-10-10 23:34

Apple CEO Cook defends removal of police-tracking app used in Hong Kong Apple Inc Chief Executive Tim Cook on Thursday defended the iPhone maker's decision to remove from its app store a police-tracking app used by protesters in Hong Kong, according to a copy of a letter to employees seen by Reuters and confirmed by App...
2019-10-10 23:34

Trump says will meet with Chinese vice premier at White House on Friday U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he will meet with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He at the White House on Friday, the second of two-days of high-level U.S. China trade talks aimed at averting scheduled increases in U.S. tariffs on Chinese good...
2019-10-10 23:34

MPs want national debate on road charging schemes Transport Select Committee to look at pay-per-mile road usage to cut emissions and replace declining Fuel Duty revenue Members of Parliament have pledged to start “a national debate” about the introduction of pay-per-mile road charging and other roa...
2019-10-10 23:34

Democrats subpoena Energy Secretary Perry in Trump impeachment probe Congressional Democrats issued a subpoena for U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry on Thursday over any possible role he played in President Donald Trump's effort to get Ukraine's president to investigate a political rival....
2019-10-10 23:34

U.S. House Appropriations Chairwoman Nita Lowey to retire from Congress U.S. Representative Nita Lowey, the first woman to chair the powerful House of Representatives Appropriations Committee, said on Thursday she will not seek re-election next year....
2019-10-10 23:34

'Bird emergency': Climate change threatening two-thirds of species in U.S. with extinction, report says Climate change is creating a 'frightening future' for America's birds: Nearly two-thirds are at risk for extinction, National Audubon Society says.        ...
2019-10-10 23:34

An Arizona elected official ran an illegal adoption scheme: How big was the 'baby mill'? One of the adoptive parents interviewed by investigators said they had no idea Petersen was processing adoptions for so many women at a time.        ...
2019-10-10 23:34

Victoria's Secret cuts 50 from headquarters staff, head of stores to step down The head of Victoria's Secret's stores and store operations is stepping down, CNBC has learned, as the lingerie brand lays off about 50 people at its corporate headquarters....
2019-10-10 23:34

OnePlus 7T Pro vs OnePlus 7T Pro McLaren Edition vs OnePlus 7T OnePlus 7T Pro price in India is set at Rs. 53,999, while the OnePlus 7T Pro McLaren Edition carries a price tag of Rs. 58,999 and the OnePlus 7T price starts at Rs. 37,999....
2019-10-10 23:34

Red Dead Redemption 2 PC Requirements Revealed, Now Up for Pre-Orders With less than a month to release, Rockstar Games has revealed PC exclusive graphical improvements and system requirements for Red Dead Redemption 2. It will also offer support for 4K HDR. There are......
2019-10-10 23:34

Samsung Galaxy Tab S6, Galaxy Watch 4G, Watch Active 2 Launched in India Samsung has launched a new tablet and two smartwatch models in India. The new Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 and Galaxy Watch Active 2 were introduced in August this year, whereas the Galaxy Watch LTE was......
2019-10-10 23:34

U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry issued subpoena in Trump probe The letter from the chairmen of the Oversight, Intelligence and Foreign Affairs committees sought documents by Oct. 18, the latest effort from Democrats in Congress to secure evidence and testimony from the Trump administration....
2019-10-11 00:00

UK, Irish leaders say they see ‘pathway’ to Brexit deal Britain is due to leave the 28-nation bloc on Oct. 31, and attempts to find a deal have foundered over plans for the border between EU member Ireland and the U.K.’s Northern Ireland....
2019-10-11 00:00

Canada’s election has been ‘largely clean’ of misinformation, research shows The Digital Democracy Project, an initiative from the Public Policy Forum and McGill University's Max Bell School of Public Policy, collaborated with New York University's Center for Cybersecurity to look at ads on Facebook during the first several w...
2019-10-11 00:00

Live coverage: Federal leaders’ French debate for 2019 election Thursday’s debate will focus on the economy and finances; the environment and energy; foreign policy and immigration; identity, ethics and governance; and service to citizens....
2019-10-11 00:00

Albertans feeling ignored in election campaign amid ‘jobless’ recovery 'You see all the election coverage, and they talk about the pipeline but they don't necessarily talk about Alberta. It's not just statistics and data — it's humans.'...
2019-10-11 00:00

Monster Hunter World Finally Adds Rajang, A Notorious Ape That Will Smack Your Teeth Out Ask a Monster Hunter player to name a beast that evokes equal parts dread and excitement and you’ll get one name: Rajang. The freaky brute-ape is one of the series’ oldest and most difficult monsters, a perfect challenge for a cocky hunter. He arrive...
2019-10-11 00:00

The Final Fantasy VII Remake Promises to Please Longtime Fans and Newcomers Alike When Square Enix announced a complete, top-down remake of fan favorite Final Fantasy VII way back in 2015, there were plenty of questions about how a rehaul of a 22-year-old game would feel. Well, it feels pretty darn good. Final Fantasy VII came out...
2019-10-11 00:00

A Facebook policy on political speech lets politicians lie in ads Facebook's allowance of falsehoods in politicians' ads has sparked anger over viral untruths during the 2020 campaign. But company executives argue, “It is not our role to intervene when politicians speak."...
2019-10-11 00:00

Stocks rise with eyes on trade talks; pound rallies Stocks rose on Thursday after U.S. President Donald Trump said he would meet with China's top trade negotiator on Friday, while the British pound rallied after the prime ministers of Britain and Ireland revived hopes of a possible Brexit deal....
2019-10-11 00:34

Australian farmer brings legal action vs Bayer over weedkiller: report An Australian farmer has launched a legal action against Bayer AG's agricultural chemicals unit Monsanto after being diagnosed with a type of cancer he claims was caused by its weedkiller, the Australian Broadcasting Commission reported on Thursday....
2019-10-11 00:34

Lyondell workers protest union leader's suspension: USW Workers at Lyondell Basell Industries protested outside the company's Houston refinery on Thursday against the suspension of a local union president in a dispute about safety practices, a United Steelworkers (USW) official said....
2019-10-11 00:34

Google banned a game about the Hong Kong protests Tech companies’ involvement with the Hong Kong protests just keeps getting more and more tangled. Now Google has banned a game about the protests, joining Apple and Blizzard in allegedly suppressing anything that might offend the Chinese government. ...
2019-10-11 00:34

Activists Can’t Agree on How to Fight Climate Change. The IMF Says Just Do Something. Activists, politicians and economists are forever arguing over the best way to address climate change: carbon tax or Green New Deal; both or neither, or a mixture of elements from each. A new International Monetary Fund (IMF) report released Thursday...
2019-10-11 00:34

U.N. Says Tens of Thousands of Syrian Civilians Have Fled Amid Turkey Attacks (BEIRUT) — Syrians are fleeing by the tens of thousands yet again, a recurring nightmare of hastily packed bags, traffic-clogged highways and an uncertain fate. Families who just a few years ago fled from an Islamic State onslaught are now runn...
2019-10-11 00:34

Kim Gordon GQ Interview: The Musician on Her First Solo Album and Airbnb Musician Kim Gordon talks to GQ about her first solo album, 'No Home Record,' Airbnbs, lifestyle branding, and why she doesn't want to be called an icon....
2019-10-11 00:34

China Trade Talks Restart as White House Explores Escalation Options Expectations for a limited deal grew, even as the Trump administration separately considered limiting China’s access to U.S. capital markets and imposing greater scrutiny on Chinese companies....
2019-10-11 01:00

Uganda government to push bill imposing death penalty on homosexuals Uganda's government said Thursday it would revive a bill that would impose the death penalty on homosexuals it claims are "involved in promotion and recruitment" in the East African nation....
2019-10-11 01:00

Taiwan president rejects China's offer of ‘one country, two systems’ Taiwan’s president on Thursday delivered a fiery rebuke to China’s offer of a “one country, two systems” formula to unify the self-governing island with the mainland, saying that such a framework has taken Hong Kong to “the brink of disorder.”...
2019-10-11 01:00

Thursday's Daily Brief: Updates on Syria, refugee data centre, billions raised to fight global diseases, Colombia's peace process A recap of Thursday's stories:  Guterress calls for military de-escalation in Syria's north-east; the role of cities in the climate crisis; new UN data resource to support refugees; reintegration of Colombia's ex-rebels; global community raises billi...
2019-10-11 01:00

Jim Cramer makes major shift: Buy a small portion in Bed Bath & Beyond "Bed Bath's been punished enough. Now that they've got a competent CEO, better than that, a great CEO coming in, I'm betting the stock could have a lot more upside," Jim Cramer says....
2019-10-11 02:00

CEO of Spam maker Hormel: Our 'food journey' is linked to improving our environmental impact The Hormel portfolio is focused on "improving the lives of consumers" and the three pillars of our food journey [is] "where we're making a difference," Jim Snee says....
2019-10-11 02:00

House panel pressures Reynolds to stop advertising Vuse e-cigarettes, pushes for documents A House panel is requesting a slew of documents from Reynolds after the company ignored the committee's request to stop advertising its e-cigarettes....
2019-10-11 02:00

'We want refund!' Angry cruise passengers protest skipped ports "Refund! Refund! Refund!" was the refrain among passengers gathered in the atrium of Norwegian Spirit cruise ship earlier this week after operators canceled another port of call on the voyage's two-week European itinerary....
2019-10-11 02:00

G.M. Chief Meets With Union Officials for First Time in Strike The encounter was at the company’s initiative, according to people close to the two sides’ contract negotiations, which had seemed to grow rancorous....
2019-10-11 02:00

Round-up: Belgium cruise into Euro 2020 as Lukaku reaches 50 international goals "Belgium demolished San Marino 9-0 to book their spot at Euro 2020 as Romelu Lukaku became the first player to reach 50 international goals for the world’s top-ranked nation."...
2019-10-11 02:00

Iran women attend FIFA soccer game for first time in decades Thousands of Iranian women in merry jester hats and face paint blew horns and cheered Thursday at the first FIFA soccer match they have been allowed to freely attend in decades...
2019-10-11 02:34

Will a ban on snacking on public transport really help combat obesity? A proposal to ban snacks on public transport has appeared in a UK government report. But it doesn't seem based on evidence, and the government won't discuss it...
2019-10-11 02:34

The best spring 2020 trends from Paris Fashion Week Paris Fashion Week is a glamorous grind, but its offerings are otherworldly. Telfar Clemens (who typically shows in NYC) brought his scene-stealing spectacle to kick off the week. Naomi Campbell closed Saint Laurent’s light show at the Eiffel Tower w...
2019-10-11 02:34

The Corvette C8.R's Flat-Plane Crank V8 Is Coming To A Street Car, Maybe The Next Z06 Ahead of this weekend’s Petit Le Mans race at Road Atlanta, Chevrolet unveiled new technical specifications for the Corvette C8.R race car. Among them was a confirmation at the engine has a dual overhead cam setup with a flat-plane crankshaft, much l...
2019-10-11 02:34

What It Takes To Give A 1949 Mercury The Heart Of A Tesla It came to me in the wide, swishy passenger seat of Jonathan Ward’s 1949 Mercury hot rod. All the right smells were imprinting the moment we rolled through industrial Chatsworth, California. Sun-heated steel from the dash; stretched leather; a vague...
2019-10-11 02:34

Attackers exploit an iTunes zeroday to install ransomware Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty Images) Attackers exploited a zeroday vulnerability in Apple's iTunes and iCloud programs to infect Windows computers with ransomware without triggering antivirus protections, researchers from Morphisec report...
2019-10-11 02:34

PC shipments grew in Q3 2019 thanks to Windows 10 refresh The PC market grew slightly in Q3 2019, up 1.1% according to Gartner and up 3.0% according to IDC. Lenovo and HP led the pack, and Dell was third.Read More...
2019-10-11 03:00

Shaking hands for more than three seconds can trigger anxiety and affect relationships, study finds Handshakes that last more than three seconds can trigger anxiety, negatively impact business meetings and affect the state of our relationships, a study has found....
2019-10-11 03:00

U.S. appeals court will not disqualify judge in opioid cases or delay trial A federal appeals court on Thursday cleared the way for a landmark trial over the nation's opioid crisis, rejecting a bid by eight drug retailers and distributors to disqualify the judge, and a request by Ohio and other U.S. states to delay an Oct. 2...
2019-10-11 03:00

Healthier diet may help lift depression symptoms (Reuters Health) - Young adults who eat poorly and feel blue might be able to perk themselves up by switching to a healthier diet, a small study suggests....
2019-10-11 03:00

France detects mild bird flu virus on duck farm: OIE France has detected a low-pathogenic H5 bird flu virus on a duck farm in the centre of the country, the Paris-based World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) said on Thursday, citing a report from the French agriculture ministry....
2019-10-11 03:00

Look: Lisa Frank hotel room features colorful designs from '90s school supplies A Los Angeles developer is offering fans of 1990s-era pastel school supplies the chance to immerse themselves in nostalgia with a hotel suite inspired by designer Lisa Frank....
2019-10-11 03:00

What to know about post-viral syndrome Post-viral syndrome, or post-viral fatigue, refers to tiredness or weakness that lingers after a person fights off a viral infection. Learn more here....
2019-10-11 03:00

15 formas de prevenir el embarazo Existe una amplia gama de métodos para evitar el embarazo. Los métodos no hormonales incluyen condones y planificación familiar natural. Los métodos hormonales incluyen la píldora, los implantes y los DIU. Más información sobre cómo prevenir el embar...
2019-10-11 03:00

What to know about cervical vertigo Vertigo refers to a sensation of dizziness or spinning. Cervical vertigo refers to vertigo that results from a certain neck posture or movement. Learn more here....
2019-10-11 03:00

What are the links between alcohol and anxiety? Many people use alcohol to reduce anxiety, but it can end up making anxiety worse in the long term. Learn about the link between alcohol and anxiety, and tips for coping here....
2019-10-11 03:00

If the shoo fits: cows painted with zebra stripes keep flies in line Insect bites can be significantly cut using a cunning disguise, researchers findPainting a cow to look something like a zebra has been found to reduce fly bites by 50%.Researchers believe painting stripes on to cattle is a world-first and could becom...
2019-10-11 03:00

Tim Cook justifies taking Hong Kong police-tracking app offline in leaked email Apple CEO Tim Cook is explaining why his company controversially took offline an app meant to help local Hong Kong residents avoid dangerous areas but was also reportedly used by protesters to track police.His email backs up an earlier statement in w...
2019-10-11 03:00

"This Is Our Faith": Rajnath Singh Amid Jibes Over Rafale 'Shastra Puja' Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, who arrived in Delhi from France on Thursday night, said that seven Rafale fighter jets will arrive in India by April or May next year....
2019-10-11 03:00

Gabe Kapler firing throws a wrench into Mets’ managerial search The game of managerial musical chairs became a little more interesting Thursday with the Phillies joining the teams hanging a “help wanted” sign. As the Mets search for their new manager, Gabe Kapler’s dismissal in Philadelphia at the very least coul...
2019-10-11 03:34

Aaron Hicks is no longer a Yankees ALCS long shot Aaron Hicks’ chances of returning for the postseason were written off by just about everyone but the center fielder after he was shut down from his throwing program last month. But there was Hicks in center field during the Yankees’ workout in The Br...
2019-10-11 03:34

IMF calls for huge hike in carbon tariffs to save Earth Global carbon taxes need to go up drastically to avoid environmental catastrophe, an IMF report says. The move would significantly increase the cost of fossil fuels, but the report's authors say it can be done....
2019-10-11 03:34

EU sues Poland over judicial independence laws The European Commission has referred Poland to the top European court over concerns that new laws strip judges of their independence. Investigations and even sanctions are expected to follow....
2019-10-11 03:34

Germany: Asylum-seeker who killed Kandel teen found dead in prison cell An Afghan asylum-seeker who was convicted of murdering a 15-year-old German girl in 2017 has been found dead in his prison cell. The murder case sparked months of anti-immigrant rallies and counterprotests....
2019-10-11 03:34

Airstrikes, shelling as Turkey and Kurds clash in Syria Kurdish forces have responded to Turkey's offensive in Syria by shelling a Turkish border town. Earlier Turkey launched airstrikes and unleashed artillery shelling on Syrian towns, according to Turkey's Defense Ministry....
2019-10-11 03:34

Should Turkey fear the long arm of US sanctions? Donald Trump has threatened to "totally destroy and obliterate" the Turkish economy, should Ankara overstep its campaign against Kurdish forces in northern Syria. So will Erdogan have to take Trump's bluster seriously?...
2019-10-11 03:34

Opinion: The deadly danger of being a Jew in Germany Worshippers at a synagogue in the eastern German city of Halle only narrowly escaped a mass shooting by a neo-Nazi on a Jewish holiday. Anti-Semitism should not be trivialized, says DW Editor-in-Chief Ines Pohl....
2019-10-11 03:34

UPDATE 2-Air New Zealand entices Walmart U.S. boss Foran home to lead airline * Foran to be replaced at Walmart U.S. by Sam's Club boss Furner (Recasts and updates throughout with more detail, share price, comment from chairman, analysts.)...
2019-10-11 04:00

UPDATE 1-In California, food spoils, businesses close as power outages imposed A California dentist canceled dozens of appointments and supermarkets tried to save rotting food on Thursday as electricity was cut to over 600,000 homes and workplaces in a second day of planned power outages to cut wildfire risks....
2019-10-11 04:00

El Paso Walmart massacre suspect pleads not guilty to capital murder charges The 21-year-old man accused of killing 22 people when he opened fire at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas on Aug. 3, pleaded not guilty to capital murder charges at his initial court appearance Thursday....
2019-10-11 04:00

El Paso mass murder suspect pleads not guilty, accused of targeting Mexicans The Texas man accused of deliberately targeting Mexicans in a shooting spree that killed 22 people at an El Paso Walmart store pleaded not guilty on Thursday in his first court appearance....
2019-10-11 04:00

Uber driver found not guilty of murdering Denver passenger A former driver with the ride-sharing service Uber, who said he fatally shot a passenger in self-defense along a Denver highway ramp in 2018, was found not guilty on Thursday of murder, a court official said....
2019-10-11 04:00

An Expanded MoMA Adds More Women Artists The Museum of Modern Art re-opens after a $450 million expansion, with more works by women and overlooked artists in galleries that mix painting, sculpture and other media....
2019-10-11 04:34

Bulgaria union president accuses England of ‘derogatory’ comments • Borislav Mihaylov says talk of possible racist abuse is ‘offensive’• Stadium partially closed after racist abuse in home qualifiersComments by Gareth Southgate and England players such as Tammy Abraham about possible racist abuse in Sofia have been...
2019-10-11 04:34

Ash Barty awarded place in Australian sport's hall of fame after stellar year Tennis world No 1 wins prestigious Don awardParalympian Louise Sauvage elevated to legend status World No 1 Ashleigh Barty and Paralympic great Louise Sauvage made history with their honours at the Sport Australia Hall Of Fame annual awards. Barty is...
2019-10-11 04:34

NASA aims for first manned SpaceX mission in first-quarter 2020 SpaceX's Crew Dragon astronaut capsule will be ready for its first manned test flight into orbit in the first quarter of next year, provided that "everything goes according to plan" in upcoming tests, NASA chief Jim Bridenstine said on Thursday....
2019-10-11 04:34

UPDATE 2-California governor calls widespread electricity shutdown to prevent fires 'unacceptable' California Governor Gavin Newsom called a widespread electricity shutdown triggered by a power company to prevent wildfires "unacceptable," saying on Thursday it resulted from years of mismanagement by the utility....
2019-10-11 04:34

Hong Kong's metro, legislature open but more protests planned for weekend Hong Kong's metro operator opened all stations on Friday for the first time in a week ahead of another round of anti-government protests at the weekend, while the city's legislature began its first session since protesters stormed the building in Jul...
2019-10-11 04:34

Japanese stocks rise to 1-1/2-week high; Seven & I shines The Nikkei's benchmark index struck its highest in over a week on Friday as the safe-haven yen eased on hopes of progress in U.S.-China trade talks, and Seven & I Holdings, Japan's largest convenience store operator, gained sharply on restructuring p...
2019-10-11 04:34

China bridge collapse kills three, injures two Three people died and two were injured when a highway bridge collapsed on Thursday in China's eastern province of Jiangsu, state news agency Xinhua said....
2019-10-11 04:34

In 14-hour news conference, Ukraine's leader says was not blackmailed by Trump Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Thursday he would be ready to open a probe into any Ukrainian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election but denied that President Donald Trump had tried to blackmail him....
2019-10-11 04:34

German synagogue gunman aimed to commit massacre, prosecutor says A gunman suspected of attacking a German synagogue and killing two people nearby wanted to commit a massacre and hoped to incite others to copy him by live-streaming his deadly rampage, Germany's federal prosecutor said on Thursday....
2019-10-11 04:34

Choke point: Vietnam skilled labor squeezed by Sino-U.S. trade war A new front has opened in the U.S.-China trade war as companies shifting manufacturing to Vietnam engage in a fierce battle for skilled labor, aggravating an existing shortage and prompting calls for education reforms to address the problem....
2019-10-11 04:34

Bolivian election polls show opposition reeling in President Morales Bolivian opposition candidates are closing in on President Evo Morales in polls ahead of a general election later this month, with Latin America's longest continuous standing leader possibly being edged out in a second round run-off....
2019-10-11 04:34

iOS 13.2 improves Siri privacy, lets users delete history and opt out of sharing It wasn’t too long ago that Apple apologized for sending recorded Siri conversations to third-party contractors in order to better train its voice assistant, inadvertently handing out sensitive information in the process. Now, Apple aims to fi...
2019-10-11 04:34

Rudy Giuliani associates charged with campaign finance violations Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman were arrested on charges including conspiracy, making false statements and falsifying recordsUS politics – live updatesTwo associates of Donald Trump’s personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, have been charged with election finance...
2019-10-11 04:34

'A troubling choice': authors criticise Peter Handke's controversial Nobel win Writers including Salman Rushdie, Hari Kunzru and Slavoj Žižek say the 2019 Nobel laureate ‘combines great insight with shocking ethical blindness’Olga Tokarczuk: the dreadlocked feminist winner the Nobel neededTwenty years before Peter Handke would ...
2019-10-11 04:34

Italy proposes to cut prices for food sold without packaging Coalition tackles climate crisis with incentives for reducing plastic and use of cars, mopeds or scooters Italian shoppers could soon enjoy a discount on products sold loose as part of a range of measures expected to be approved by the government as ...
2019-10-11 04:34

Black Hawk Down revisited: Lost lessons from a long-ago war This month marks the 26th anniversary of the notorious Battle of Mogadishu, and if all you know about the infamous 18-hour urban firefight in Somalia is from the 2001 movie Black Hawk Down, then there are likely a few gaps in your knowledge about how...
2019-10-11 05:00

NATO ally Turkey asked Trump for 'military support' in attack on Kurdish partners Turkey requested American military support in a controversial offensive against the Syrian Kurdish militias that provided crucial aid to the U.S.-led coalition against the Islamic State, according to U.S. officials....
2019-10-11 05:00

|Amazonworkersmaybewatchingyourcloudcamhomefootage In a promotional video, Amazon.com says its Cloud Cam home security camera provides “everything you need to monitor your home, day or night.” In fact, the artificially intelligent device requires help from a squad of invisible employees....
2019-10-11 05:00

Some celebs are not on board with Ellen DeGeneres defending 'friend' George Bush Ellen DeGeneres' passionate defense of her 'friend' George Bush was applauded by many, but some celebrities are slamming DeGeneres.        ...
2019-10-11 05:00

When I Was A Kid, Spider-Man On Genesis Was The Scariest Shit Like a lot of people around this time of year, I spend a lot of October thinking about being frightened. This is pretty new for me. I was a nervous, fearful kid who grew up as a teen in a religious home, so I spent my entire youth avoiding horror eit...
2019-10-11 05:00

The new Addams Family is all together okay There’s one moment of sharp satire in MGM’s new, wholly unnecessary animated Addams Family reboot. It takes the form of a song performed by the residents of Assimilation, New Jersey, whose lyrics go like this: “What’s so great about being yourself, w...
2019-10-11 05:34

Rockets' Daryl Morey should resign to preserve the NBA’s revenue, investments and goodwill Doing business in China is different. We aren’t in America, and the NBA knows this, writes Stanley Chao, managing director for All In Consulting.       ...
2019-10-11 05:34

Donald Trump to hold talks with Chinese vice premier to try to resolve trade standoff President Donald Trump and China's top trade negotiator will meet at the White House amid the latest round of trade talks between the two countries.       ...
2019-10-11 05:34

Cuba reshuffles to improve governance, old guard removed from council of state Cuba started implementing a government reshuffle aimed at improving governance on Thursday, naming Miguel Diaz-Canel to the new position of president of the Republic and removing the last of the revolutionary generation from the council of state....
2019-10-11 06:00

SAP's McDermott steps down after decade as chief salesman and dealmaker Bill McDermott stood down on Friday after a decade building up SAP as the world's leading enterprise software company, handing the task of completing its transition to cloud computing to new co-CEOs Jennifer Morgan and Christian Klein....
2019-10-11 06:00

ECB Minutes Show Lagarde Will Inherit a Fractured Institution Top European Central Bank officials squabbled over key elements of the bank’s latest monetary stimulus package, according to minutes of the meeting, underscoring the challenge facing incoming President Christine Lagarde....
2019-10-11 06:00

Kesha Suffers Another Legal Setback in Dr. Luke Defamation Lawsuit Kesha is facing yet another setback in her attempt to void her contract with Dr. Luke. The New York Court of Appeals 1st Department confirms to E! News: "On the 26th of September, she......
2019-10-11 06:01

Barbara Palvin's Cheeky Comment About Dylan Sprouse's "Peach" Will Leave You Blushing That's just peachy! Barbara Palvin couldn't help but leave a flirty comment on boyfriend Dylan Sprouse's latest Instagram photo. The picture, taken by @nodari.jpg, shows the......
2019-10-11 06:01

Scott Living x Kohl's: Property Brothers' New Home Line Is 25% Off! We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not E!. If......
2019-10-11 06:01

Jameela Jamil Opens Up About Past Suicide Attempt in Honor of World Mental Health Day Jameela Jamil is sending her love to those who struggle with mental health issues. The Good Place star is sharing her experiences with mental health, like many other celebrities, in......
2019-10-11 06:01

Whistleblower may have worked with Joe Biden in White House: report The whistleblower who touched off an impeachment inquiry into President Trump over his relationship with the president of Ukraine may have worked with Joe Biden while he was vice president, a report said. A retired CIA officer told the Washington Exa...
2019-10-11 06:34

Mormon church parking lot covered with beer after truck crashes SALT LAKE CITY — Cans of beer have littered the parking lot of a church of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in a Salt Lake City suburb after a semi-trailer crashed that was carrying cases of brew banned by the faith. Sandy Police Sgt. ...
2019-10-11 06:34

17-year-old charged after missing teen girl found dead in basement A 17-year-old South Dakota boy faces charges after a missing teen girl was found dead inside his basement, according to a report. Michael Gavin Campbell was charged as an adult Wednesday with second-degree murder in the death of 16-year-old Shayna Ri...
2019-10-11 06:34

Denver Uber driver Michael Hancock found not guilty of murdering passenger The Uber driver who fatally shot a drunken passenger in Denver has been found not guilty of murder after insisting he opened fire in self defense. The family of Michael Hancock, 31, cried out “hallelujah” in joy when the jury verdict was ...
2019-10-11 06:34

Cuba Gooding Jr. faces new charges during hearing in groping case New York prosecutors charged actor Cuba Gooding Jr. for an "additional incident" when he appeared in court Thursday for an unrelated accusation that he groped a woman at a New York City bar in June....
2019-10-11 06:34

Newly expanded, renovated Museum of Modern Art opens in NYC New York City's Museum of Modern Art unveiled its newly renovated and expanded building Thursday, adding more gallery space "to exhibit significantly more art in new and interdisciplinary ways," the facility announced....
2019-10-11 06:34

Press Briefing: ICE chief says recent court ruling impedes public safety Immigration and Customs Enforcement Acting Director Matthew Albence said at a White House press briefing Thursday that a recent court ruling has interfered with public safety....
2019-10-11 06:34

Breaking down the 10 need-to-know emerging technologies To keep up with the rapid innovation and disruption happening across all industries and stay ahead of their competition, CIOs and technology leaders should assess and effectively leverage emerging technologies for their net-new values....
2019-10-11 06:34

‘My Position is Clear.’ George Conway, Husband of Trump Counselor Kellyanne Conway, Believes White House Staffers Should Quit Their Jobs During a newly-released podcast interview, attorney George Conway, the husband of President Trump’s counselor Kellyanne Conway, suggested that Trump’s closest advisers should step down amid the impeachment inquiry. George Conway was previ...
2019-10-11 06:34

Japan's Seven & I shares surge on plan to cut 3,000 jobs, shut stores Shares of Japan's Seven & I Holdings Co rose nearly 6% on Friday after the retail group said it will shut or relocate nearly 1,000 7-Eleven convenience stores and cut about 3,000 jobs as part of a group-wide restructuring....
2019-10-11 06:34

China's business bullying jumps to new heights over tweet by NBA Rockets GM At least Daryl Morey got support from NBA Commissioner Adam Silver who, to his credit, said the league would adhere to American values: Our view       ...
2019-10-11 07:00

USA TODAY Sports staff picks for Week 7 of the college football season Week 7 of the college football seasons sees major matchups in both the Big 12 and SEC with Oklahoma facing Texas in Dallas and LSU hosting Florida.       ...
2019-10-11 07:00

Several Georgia Republicans rip Braves for removing foam tomahawks for Game 5: 'This is karma' Some Georgia Republicans were not thrilled the Atlanta Braves did not distribute foam tomahawks to fans for Game 5 of the NLDS against the Cardinals.       ...
2019-10-11 07:00

UPDATE 1-Toyota unveils revamped hydrogen sedan to take on Tesla Toyota Motor Corp unveiled a completely redesigned hydrogen-powered fuel cell sedan on Friday in its latest attempt to revive demand for the niche technology that it hopes will become mainstream....
2019-10-11 07:00

UPDATE 3-Conflicting signals over Royal Air Maroc 737 MAX plans Moroccan national airline Royal Air Maroc (RAM) faced uncertainty over its plans for Boeing's 737 MAX as a senior industry source close to the matter denied that a deal for more jets had been suspended....
2019-10-11 07:00

NASA launches satellite to mysterious zone where Earth meets space The Icon satellite will explore the frontier of the Earth and space, where energy from above and below combines to affect everything from astronaut missions to radio and GPS communication....
2019-10-11 07:00

Japan cancels Formula One dates as Typhoon Hagibis nears Organizers cancelled all practice and qualifying sessions for the Formula One Grand Prix car race scheduled for Saturday as a typhoon approaches. Past tragedy won't let them take any chances....
2019-10-11 07:00

Millwall win battle to save The Den after Lewisham Council cancel plans over land sale agreement Millwall's future at The Den has been secured after Lewisham Council announced it has finally removed a conditional land sale agreement over land around the ground....
2019-10-11 07:34

New England coach Chris Silverwood says 'first job' will be helping Joe Root improve Test side New England head coach Chris Silverwood has acknowledged that improving the side's Test fortunes must be his first priority if they are to make a 'real impact' in the next Ashes series in Australia....
2019-10-11 07:34

Watford midfielder Nathaniel Chalobah offers helping hand to injured Under-23 player Watford midfielder Nathaniel Chalobah has taken it upon himself to help out one of the club's injured Under-23 players by offering him accommodation and transport....
2019-10-11 07:34

Top House Republican says he's donating money connected to indicted associates of Rudy Giuliani House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy will donate money raised in connection with indicted associates of President Donald Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani, a spokesman said Thursday....
2019-10-11 08:00

Where the blame lies for the climate crisis | Letters Readers respond to the report revealing the 20 biggest polluters responsible for a third of all global carbon emissionsYour article (Revealed: the 20 firms behind a third of all global carbon emissions, 10 October) highlights the biggest polluters an...
2019-10-11 08:34

Hundreds take to Hong Kong streets ahead of new round of weekend protests Hundreds of mask-wearing pro-democracy protesters marched through Hong Kong's central business district at lunchtime on Friday, occupying a main thoroughfare and disrupting traffic as the city braced for another weekend of turmoil....
2019-10-11 08:34

Donald Trump is the newest Twitch streamer The 2020 presidential campaigns are well under way, and Donald Trump has added another internet outlet to reach voters: Twitch. The campaign's first verified stream went live tonight from a rally in Minneapolis, as Trump followed Bernie Sanders&...
2019-10-11 08:34

Lyft offers free rides to relief centers during PG&E blackouts With the planned power blackouts in California expected to continue for the next several days, Lyft is offering free rides until the end of October 15th to respite centers across parts of northern California. Each center includes restrooms, bottled w...
2019-10-11 08:34

Tim Cook defends Apple’s decision to remove Hong Kong protest app Less than a day after Apple sparked controversy by removing a Hong Kong protest app, CEO Tim Cook has defended the decision. Apple removed the HKmap.live app after China Daily -- owned by the Communist Party of China -- criticized the company for lis...
2019-10-11 08:34

Toyota’s 2021 Rav4 hybrid gets a plug Thanks to the highly popular Prius, Toyota helped make the hybrid a viable alternative to gas-only vehicles. A few years ago, it added a plug-in version, the Prius Prime to compete with the likes of the Chevy Volt. Now it's adding that option to...
2019-10-11 08:34

Tidal is offering a hefty discount for first responders in the US Like other music streaming services, Tidal was already offering military and student discounts. Now it's launching a "Community Heroes" discount for first responders. In the US, they'll receive 40 percent off the premium and HiFi plans. Tha...
2019-10-11 08:34

Wirecutter's best deals: Save $25 on an Amazon Echo Show 5 This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read Wirecutter's continuously updated list of deals h...
2019-10-11 08:34

NHL updates its website and apps to deliver more video clips and stats ESPN+ may be Disney's powerhouse in the world of sports streaming, but options for sport-specific services are growing as well. Hockey enthusiasts can watch games and get info on their favorite teams and players through the NHL site and app, bot...
2019-10-11 08:34

Lexus teases its EV concept ahead of the Tokyo Motor Show By 2025, all Lexus cars will be electric or have an electric powertrain option, so the company claims. We've already seen one crossover concept, the LF-1 "Limitless," which comes with gas, plug-in hybrid or all-electric powertrain options. Now, ...
2019-10-11 08:34

Fishermen live in stain of Venezuela’s broken oil industry Venezuela’s crumbling oil industry has turned Lake Maracaibo into a wasteland, threatening fishermen who depend on the water for sustenance while destroying the landscape around them...
2019-10-11 08:34

Nervous Scots no longer laughing about 'Typhoon Haggis' As Tokyo braces for the arrival of Typhoon Hagibis, Scotland fans are no longer laughing at its revised appellation of "Haggis" as they hope it moves on quickly enough for their crucial World Cup pool game against Japan to go ahead on Sunday....
2019-10-11 08:34

NFL notebook: Jags owner expects Ramsey to play Jacksonville Jaguars owner Shad Khan expects Jalen Ramsey to play on Sunday against the New Orleans Saints, but an ESPN report suggests the cornerback isn't so sure....
2019-10-11 08:34

iOS 13.2 Latest Beta Debuts With Promised Siri Recording Opt-in Feature Apple has released the new iOS 13.2 beta that brings the Improve Siri and Dictation option to let users decide whether they want to share their audio recordings with the company for improving the......
2019-10-11 09:34

'Feminist' Birds of Prey Takes 'A Real Look at Misogyny': Ewan McGregor Ewan McGregor - who stars in Birds of Prey as the villain Black Mask - has called the next DC movie a feminist film that serves up "a real look on misogyny" and takes on "mansplaining […]......
2019-10-11 09:34

Google Removes Hong Kong Protester Role-Playing App Google on Thursday removed from its online marketplace a mobile game that let people play as a Hong Kong protester, saying it violated a policy against cashing in on conflicts....
2019-10-11 09:34

Net neutrality battleground shifts after FCC court victory While the Federal Communications Commission and President Trump herald a federal appeals court decision to uphold their 2017 repeal of net neutrality regulations as a victory, the ruling gives hope to proponents that new state laws could circumvent t...
2019-10-11 09:34

SAP reverts to co-CEOs after showman McDermott's decade of growth Bill McDermott stood down on Friday after a decade building up SAP as the world's leading enterprise software company, handing the task of completing its transition to cloud computing to new co-CEOs Jennifer Morgan and Christian Klein....
2019-10-11 09:34

EU drops Switzerland, UAE from list of tax haven nations The European Union removed Switzerland, the United Arab Emirates and four other nations from its lists of countries it says act as tax havens, attracting criticism from anti-poverty organizations....
2019-10-11 10:00

Swedish Academy awards 2 Nobel Prizes in Literature, after 2018 scandal, to Olga Tokarczuk, Peter Handke The Nobel Prize in Literature for 2018 and 2019 was awarded Thursday to two authors from Austria and Poland, after a one-year absence in giving out the honor....
2019-10-11 10:00

Satoshi Nakaboto: ‘Avocado-based quant model suggests Bitcoin has further to fall’ Our robot colleague Satoshi Nakaboto writes about Bitcoin every fucking day. Welcome to another edition of Bitcoin Today, where I, Satoshi Nakaboto, tell you what’s been going on with Bitcoin in the past 24 hours. As Satoshi Nakamoto used to say: The...
2019-10-11 10:34

George Clooney calls Trump's statement on Kurds 'pretty shocking' George Clooney says he was appalled U.S. President Donald Trump partly justified the decision to withdraw U.S. troops from Syria by stating Kurds "didn't help us with Normandy" during World War II....
2019-10-11 10:34

Patriots stay unbeaten, beat Giants 35-14; Brady now No. 2 on NFL passing-yards list Tom Brady had two touchdown runs and moved ahead of Peyton Manning for second place on the NFL's all-time passing yards list as the New England Patriots pulled away for a 35-14 victory over the New York Giants on Thursday night....
2019-10-11 10:34

Astros eliminate Rays 6-1, will play Yankees for AL pennant Gerrit Cole pitched another playoff masterpiece and the Houston Astros jumped to a quick lead, turning back the Tampa Bay Rays 6-1 Thursday night in Game 5 to set up a titanic showdown with the New York Yankees in the AL Championship Series....
2019-10-11 10:34

Native American pitcher's complaints prompt Atlanta Braves to rethink foam tomahawks for Game 5 The Atlanta Braves organization took a complaint from a Native American St. Louis Cardinals pitcher into consideration, and on Wednesday, the club did not distribute foam tomahawks before their Game 5 matchup....
2019-10-11 10:34

Rudy, Russians and Weed: The Giuliani/Ukraine Corruption Indictments Explained via The Wire Have you seen that TV show about the cops who were investigating a drug operation? You know the one I’m talking about. There was money laundering, corrupt politicians, street-level crime and a mysterious foreign drug dealer?...
2019-10-11 11:00

|ParlyslamsSAweatherserviceoverR68mbudgetshortfallassuspendedCEOremainsonfullpay Parliament's Portfolio Committee on Environment, Forestry and Fisheries has slammed the South African Weather Service for receiving a qualified audit opinion for the 2018/2019 year....
2019-10-11 11:00

|Wedon'tusefakeparts,saysSAAaftermid-air'jolt' SAA has denied that the airline's maintenance division, SAA Technical, uses fake parts when servicing aircraft belonging to Mango Airlines or any other airline....
2019-10-11 11:00

|WATCH:'Spaceishard'-MuskdefendsNASAcapsuledelay The head of NASA says its commercial crew program to launch astronauts to the International Space Station using Elon Musk's delayed SpaceX capsules is a top priority for the space agency....
2019-10-11 11:00

The French Revolution and Birth of Liberty, Equality and Fraternity The French Revolution is often considered to be one of the most significant events not only in the history of France and Europe, but also in the world. This revolution is known also as the Revolution of 1789, the year when it reached its first climax...
2019-10-11 11:00

Hong Kong: arrest of 750 children during protests sparks outcry Hong Kong officials say a third of 2,379 protesters arrested during four months of protests are under 18Hong Kong officials have revealed that 750 of the protesters arrested during four months of unrest are children, sparking outrage in the city, as ...
2019-10-11 11:34

New York's Strand bookstore fights back over landmark status Nancy Bass Wyden, the third-generation owner of the building and the business, warns its new status could ‘destroy’ the popular storeIn its 92-year history, the Strand, a New York institution and one of the world’s largest independent bookstores, has...
2019-10-11 11:34

'I'll probably vote for him again': will disappointed voters give Trump a repeat Iowa win? In the latest instalment of our series on the counties in which voters swung from Obama to Trump, Chris McGreal reports from Howard county, Iowa, where Trump voters have plenty to dislike – but many would vote for him againDonald Trump hasn’t made li...
2019-10-11 11:34

New Jersey man allegedly threatened farmers who denied him sex with animals A New Jersey man was arrested for asking local farmers permission to have sex with their animals — and then threatening the farmers and damaging their cars when refused, a report said....
2019-10-11 11:34

Review: El Camino Transforms Breaking Bad‘s Jesse Pinkman Into an Action Hero for the Ages The last time we saw Jesse Pinkman, in the series finale of Breaking Bad, he’d just escaped a massacre. After refusing to put a mortally wounded Walter White (Bryan Cranston) out of his misery—an act that would’ve added one more ite...
2019-10-11 11:34

Food allergy horror stories from 35,000 feet: 'Mommy, I don't want to die' Food allergy sufferers say they are often harassed or even bullied over the restrictions they ask for while traveling on airplanes. But their disease is all too real -- these are their horror stories....
2019-10-11 12:00

NBA says no media sessions for Nets, Lakers for rest of China trip: ESPN reporter The U.S. National Basketball Association (NBA) has decided not to make the Brooklyn Nets and the Los Angeles Lakers available to media during the rest of their China trip amid a furor over a Houston Rockets executive's tweet supporting Hong Kong's pr...
2019-10-11 12:00

5G iPhone in 2022 could use Apple’s own modem and be all the better for it Some of the iPhone 12 models in 2020 will likely support 5G, but they won’t use a 5G modem made by Apple itself. Initially Apple is set to use Qualcomm’s modems, but we know the company is working on its own 5G modems, and a source sugg...
2019-10-11 12:00

What causes cysts on the penis? Many factors can cause a cyst to form on the penis, and the cyst can lead to varying symptoms. Here, we discuss the causes, symptoms, treatment options, and risk factors of penile cysts....
2019-10-11 12:34

Rebuffing environmentalists, EPA administrator says new lead proposal will drive more pipe replacements, not fewer The Environmental Protection Agency says its new lead and copper proposal will increase the number of lead service lines being replaced across the country, rather than decrease them as environmentalists have warned....
2019-10-11 12:34

Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed Ali, 43, Wins Nobel Peace Prize Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed was on Friday awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to resolve his country's conflict with bitter foe Eritrea, the Nobel Committee said....
2019-10-11 13:00

Blast Sets Iran Tanker On Fire Off Saudi, 2 Missiles Hit It: State Media An Iranian-owned oil tanker was struck by two missiles off the Saudi port of Jeddah on Friday, Iranian state television reported, quoting the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) which owns the vessel....
2019-10-11 13:00

"No Blackmail" In Trump Call: Ukraine President In 14-Hour Media Address Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Thursday he would be ready to open a probe into any Ukrainian interference in the 2016 US presidential election but denied that President Donald Trump......
2019-10-11 13:00

Had A "Very Good Negotiation" With China, Says Donald Trump US President Donald Trump on Thursday hinted at progress in his high-stakes trade battle with China, saying talks with Beijing's envoy had gone well....
2019-10-11 13:00

The Latest: Group want Handke award revoked The Mothers of Srebrenica group that gathers relatives of the victims of the 1995 massacre in the Bosnian enclave is demanding that the Nobel committee revoke Peter Handke’s prize for literature...
2019-10-11 13:00

Peter Handke and Olga Tokarczuk win Nobel Prizes in literature The decision to confer two prizes was expected, since the Swedish Academy announced last year that it would postpone the 2018 literature prize until this year....
2019-10-11 13:00

| Bafana 'keeper urges Port Elizabeth fans to come to the stadium Ronwen Williams has called on the South African fans to come in numbers to support Bafana Bafana in their Nelson Mandela Challenge clash against Mali....
2019-10-11 13:00

Life may have begun with simple genes made out of urine Urea, a chemical found in urine, can be used to make simple genetic molecules similar to DNA – which could have been the basis of the first life on Earth...
2019-10-11 13:34

Human Employees Are Viewing Clips from Amazon's Home Surveillance Service Recordings from yet another Amazon-owned smart home device are being reviewed by a team of human workers, again raising concerns that audio and video captured by such devices may not be as private as some customers might assume.Read more......
2019-10-11 13:34

Social Inequality, Marriage Habits, and Other Clues to Bronze Age Life Revealed in New Study A fascinating new study chronicles the family histories of European Bronze Age households, revealing the presence of surprising marital practices, patterns of inheritance, and the unexpected early emergence of social inequality within these homestead...
2019-10-11 13:34

House Democrats subpoena Perry, Giuliani associates; Trump to hold first campaign rally since impeachment inquiry launch As the latest developments played out, the president lashed out at Fox News for its new poll showing 51 percent of voters want him removed from office....
2019-10-11 14:00

NJ man allegedly threatened farmers who denied him sex with animals A New Jersey man was arrested for asking local farmers permission to have sex with their animals — and then threatening the farmers and damaging their cars when refused, a report said. Richard Decker, 31, began sending the messages to Sussex County f...
2019-10-11 14:00

Iran’s state-run news agency says oil tanker hit by explosive near Saudi Arabia Iran’s state-run news agency said in a statement released early Friday that one of their oil tankers was hit by an explosive while off the coast of Saudi Arabia. The agency claimed the explosion had set the oil tanker on fire near the Saudi por...
2019-10-11 14:00

Tsitsipas reaches Tour Finals after beating Djokovic in Shanghai "Stefanos Tsitsipas has become the first ever Greek to reach the ATP Tour Finals after beating Novak Djokovic 3-6 7-5 6-3 in the Shaghai Open quarter-finals."...
2019-10-11 14:00

Iran Says Oil Tanker Damaged by Missiles off the Saudi Coast (TEHRAN, Iran) — Two missiles struck an Iranian tanker traveling through the Red Sea off the coast of Saudi Arabia on Friday, Iranian officials said, the latest incident in the region amid months of heightened tensions between Tehran and the U....
2019-10-11 14:00

Splinter, G/O Media’s snarky website, abruptly shuts down Splinter, a snarky website owned by embattled G/O Media, is shutting down immediately. “As of today, Splinter will cease publication,” the site’s editor Aleksander Chan tweeted at 10:45 a.m. Thursday. “Thank you to all of our readers, fans and haters...
2019-10-11 14:00

Haas F1 team boss Gunther Steiner fined for causing "moral injury" Haas Formula 1 team principal Gunther Steiner has been fined €7500 for causing "moral injury" to a steward and harming the reputation of motorsport and the FIA...
2019-10-11 14:34

How Insatiable Overcame All That Bad Press to Return for a Second Helping Whether you were craving it or not, Insatiable is back for more. Over a year after Netflix's pitch black beauty pageant dramedy debuted to much consternation over just what sort of......
2019-10-11 14:34

Meet Paul Holes, Your Next True Crime Boyfriend "Had a little something to do with solving the Golden State Killer case." That's just one humble little line from Paul Holes' Twitter bio. But thanks to the former......
2019-10-11 14:34

Starkly different candidates vie for Tunisia's presidency If he wins Sunday's election, media mogul Nabil Karoui will only have to stroll up one of Tunisia's most expensive streets to move from his own home into the presidential palace....
2019-10-11 14:34

EU and UK to go into more intense Brexit negotiations: diplomats The 27 European Union countries staying on together after Brexit authorized their negotiator Michel Barnier on Friday to go into another round of intense and secret negotiations with Britain in a bid to get a deal, two senior diplomatic sources said....
2019-10-11 14:34

Indonesian president tightens security for ministers after attack Indonesian President Joko Widodo said on Friday he had ordered tighter security for state officials a day after a suspected Islamist militant stabbed the chief security minister as he was greeting crowds in a provincial town....
2019-10-11 14:34

German synagogue gunman confesses to crime and to an anti-Semitic motive: prosecutors The man accused of killing two in a gun attack near a synagogue in Halle, eastern Germany, has confessed to the crime and to a far-right, anti-Semitic motivation, prosecutors said on Friday....
2019-10-11 14:34

CNN anchor Chris Cuomo slammed for tone-deaf gender pronoun joke at LGBTQ event CNN anchor Chris Cuomo cracked a tone-deaf joke at the network’s LGBTQ town hall debate Thursday night — sparking uproar on social media and prompting the anchor to issue an apology. Cuomo was welcoming Sen. Kamala Harris onstage in Los Angeles...
2019-10-11 14:34

Manhole explosion near Times Square injures two A manhole explosion injured two people near Times Square on Thursday, authorities said. FDNY got the call for the explosion on West 47th Street, between Sixth and Seventh avenues, just before 3:40 p.m., and firefighters were still on scene as of 5:15...
2019-10-11 14:34

Reputed Trinitarios gangbangers charged with gang assault in Manhattan Fifteen members of the bloody Trinitarios street gang were charged Thursday with attempted murder, conspiracy and gang assault for a trio of violent Manhattan attacks. An indictment unsealed in Manhattan Supreme Court implicates the gang — which is r...
2019-10-11 14:34

Woman set herself on fire in suicide attempt in hotel parking lot A woman set herself on fire in a suicide attempt at a hotel parking lot in southern New Jersey Thursday morning, cops said. Emergency responders rushed to the Howard Johnson at 832 N. Black Horse Pike in Gloucester Township around 8:30 a.m. after a f...
2019-10-11 14:34

'Unfathomable market' — Jim Cramer warns against buying or selling on US-China trade headlines Markets are "hostage to events that are not only totally out of our hands, but I think totally out of the president's hands," says CNBC's Jim Cramer....
2019-10-11 15:00

Riot Says It Hasn't Banned Casters From Saying "Hong Kong Attitude" With all the protests going on in Hong Kong, League of Legends casters appear to be avoiding saying the team name “Hong Kong Attitude” and seem to even be catching themselves when they do. Riot Games, however, says that it has not banned casters from...
2019-10-11 15:00

PUBG Mobile 0.15.0 update: Tencent adds new features in the wake of threat from CoD Mobile PUBG Mobile is due for an update to version 0.15.0, which starts rolling out from October 16. The social media handles of the popular battle royale game have been teasing some of the new features that will come to the game, such as the BRDM-2 vehicle...
2019-10-11 15:34

AMD Navi graphics cards could get ray tracing as soon as December AMD’s Radeon drivers have actually had ray tracing-related code present in them for a few months now, it has emerged, leading to speculation that the GPU maker could introduce support for the technology sooner rather than later – perhap...
2019-10-11 15:34

Instagram, Twitter's 'Dark Mode' Feature Is Fodder For Lit Memes Instagram, Twitter and YouTube are among the social media apps that have introduced a 'dark mode' over the last few months - and this has led to some hilarious memes....
2019-10-11 15:34

Why This Student Received Top Marks For Handing In A 'Blank' Report A Japanese student aced an assignment on ninja culture by making her own invisible ink from soybeans in a stealthy move that impressed her professor....
2019-10-11 15:34

Karnataka Villagers Find 'Seven-Headed' Snake Skin. Video Is Viral A number of people have rushed to a village in Karnataka's Kanakapura since Wednesday morning. The reason - a snake skin that many believe is of a seven-headed serpent....
2019-10-11 15:34

Aaron Paul on the "Beautiful, Crazy Story" of El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie Vince Gilligan said the story of Breaking Bad was over. Aaron Paul said goodbye to Jesse Pinkman. And then the 10th anniversary of the Breaking Bad premiere happened and Gilligan, the show's......
2019-10-11 15:34

From Punk Princess to Glam Goddess: Relive Gwen Stefani's Fashion Evolution Gwen Stefani's aesthetic may have changed over the years but one thing's for certain: she's always looked stylish! Stefani is this year's E! People's Choice Awards......
2019-10-11 15:34

Kevin Hart has 'nothing but love' for the driver who caused crash that left him injured Kevin Hart was seriously injured in a car crash on Sept. 1. A new report says it appeared none of the three passengers was wearing a seat belt.        ...
2019-10-11 16:00

Nike shuts down Oregon Project after Salazar ban "Nike has shut down its Nike Oregon Project training group, following the recent four-year ban of founder and coach Alberto Salazar by the US Anti-Doping Agency."...
2019-10-11 16:00

Klaebo open to competing in World Sprint Series, would like to see it in London "Defending Cross-Country World Cup champion Johannes Klaebo has said that he would be interested in getting involved in the new World Sprint Series but he has not been asked yet."...
2019-10-11 16:00

13 Going On 30 made Jennifer Garner a rom-com star—and gave tween girls a sleepover staple Middle school is a special kind of hell, so it helps to have some sympathetic pop culture to get you through it. For those coming of age in the early aughts, that likely included 2004’s 13 Going On 30, a romantic comedy that skews toward the younger ...
2019-10-11 16:00

After Fox News Poll, Late Night Wonders Where Trump Can Turn for Support “If Trump can’t rely on Fox News to make himself feel better, what can he watch?” Seth Meyers joked after a poll found strong support for impeaching the president....
2019-10-11 16:00

|Oiljumpsabove$60asIrantankerattackreignitesMideastrisk Oil jumped back above $60 a barrel after reports of a missile strike on an Iranian tanker near the Saudi Arabian port city of Jeddah reignited fears over military escalation in the world’s most important crude-producing region....
2019-10-11 16:34

|AbsaplansChinaofficeinAsiainvestmentbankingexpansion Absa’s corporate and investment banking unit plans to open an office in China as part of an expansion that will also target other parts of Asia and the Middle East....
2019-10-11 16:34

Trump impeachment inquiry: ex-Ukraine envoy scheduled to testify – live Marie Yovanovitch scheduled to go before House committeesTrump blocked Gordon Sondland from testifying this weekSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 3.18pm BST Just before Yovanovitch’s arrival, there was a brief moment when officers...
2019-10-11 16:34

Kurdish civilians flee as Turkish forces continue to bomb Syria Airstrikes and shells hit north-east as Trump raises possibility of sanctions on AnkaraWhat is happening in north-east Syria?Kurdish civilians were fleeing from key towns in north-eastern Syria as Turkish forces continued to bombard targets for a thi...
2019-10-11 16:34

Halle synagogue was fortified before antisemitic attack Hardened door and security cameras helped protect dozens of people from gunmanA German synagogue targeted in an attempted mass shooting this week had been upgraded to fortify its main entrance and install security cameras, measures that probably save...
2019-10-11 16:34

Elizabeth Warren's deadpan quip in LGBT debate wins plaudits Increasingly popular candidate for US presidential race deals smartly with tricky questionOpinion: We don’t need an LGBTQ townhall event for candidatesIt’s the type of tricky question designed to trip up a presidential candidate. But the US senator E...
2019-10-11 16:34

EU27 gives green light for Brexit talks to move to key 'tunnel' phase Major boost for Boris Johnson as Michel Barnier secures EU agreement to accelerate negotiationsLatest Brexit news - live updatesMichel Barnier, the EU’s chief Brexit negotiator, has secured the agreement of the EU27 to open intensive “tunnel” negotia...
2019-10-11 16:34

Is screen time damaging for your kids? No study can tell you that | Oliver Burkeman Adjusting your behaviour to each new wrinkle in the science is a mug’s gameIs too much screen time bad for your kids? Don’t look to this column for an answer. The truth is, nobody knows. The unceasing pendulum of lifestyle advice is currently swingin...
2019-10-11 16:34

United Airlines cancels Boeing 737 MAX flights until Jan. 6 United Airlines Holdings Inc said on Friday it is extending cancellations of Boeing 737 MAX flights until Jan. 6, as regulators continue to extensively review proposed software changes to the grounded plane....
2019-10-11 16:34

Kevin Smith brought back Jay and Silent Bob so his last movie wouldn't be 'Yoga Hosers' Kevin Smith returns to his View Askew universe with the heartfelt sequel 'Jay and Silent Bob Reboot,' which hits theaters via Fathom Events.        ...
2019-10-11 16:34

This was the Golden Tate the Giants were expecting FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — The Giants and Daniel Jones provided the opportunities Golden Tate sought and their big free-agent acquisition began to make an impact. Without injured top offensive playmakers Saquon Barkley, Sterling Shepard and Evan Engram avai...
2019-10-11 17:00

YES analyst John Flaherty on approach Yankees must take into ALCS No heroes. Being one will cement your place in postseason lore. Resisting the temptation to become one is what helped the Yankees sweep the Twins in the ALDS, argues John Flaherty. “What is so important and impressive is the personality of the at-bat...
2019-10-11 17:00

DJ LeMahieu could share first base with Encarnacion for ALCS Without several outstanding defensive plays in the ALDS, the Yankees likely wouldn’t have won Game 3 and finished a sweep of the Twins. While DJ LeMahieu at first base provides the Yankees with their best infield defense, Aaron Boone isn’t going to s...
2019-10-11 17:00

New York Fed Adds $82.7 billion To Financial System in Latest Repo Transaction The Federal Reserve Bank of New York added $82.7 billion to the financial system Friday, using the market for repurchase agreements, or repo, to relieve funding pressure in money markets....
2019-10-11 17:00

Liam Hemsworth Is All Smiles on Date With Dynasty's Maddison Brown 2 Months After Miley Cyrus Split Liam Hemsworth seems to be sliding into a new romance. Two months after he and wife Miley Cyrus announced their split, the actor was been spotted out on a date with Dynasty's Maddison......
2019-10-11 17:34

Kim Kardashian Was Totally Prepared to Pee Herself at the 2019 Met Gala Have a problem with no clear solution? Consider tackling it like Kim Kardashian: with discipline, creativity and a little extra help if necessary. Thierry Mugler's Met Gala muse is......
2019-10-11 17:34

Watch Emma Stone, Woody Harrelson & More Toss Back Tequila Shots Like Pros Move over, Jimmy Kimmel! During Thursday night's Jimmy Kimmel Live, Jimmy's right-hand man Guillermo Rodriguez took over hosting duties, dubbing the program The Guillermo Show.......
2019-10-11 17:34

Like ‘Working in a Prison’: Six Years in the Hell of Syria’s Hospitals Dr. Omar Ibrahim was a resident in neurosurgery in Egypt when he decided to go to Syria “to achieve something different.” He is out now, but wants to return to war surgery....
2019-10-11 18:00

Pound soars to three-month high on good Brexit news The pound has enjoyed its biggest jump versus the euro in over six months, as a whole range of equities also basked in the good news surrounding Brexit today....
2019-10-11 18:00

Mei Yamaguchi fights for memory of her mother Mei Yamaguchi has been fighting all her life. Born in Tokyo, Japan, she was whisked away as a five-year-old with her mother to Los Angeles, where she developed a love for the movies of Jackie Chan and helped foster an early desire to replicate her ma...
2019-10-11 18:00

Former Ukraine ambassador Marie Yovanovitch arrives on Capitol Hill to testify Marie Yovanovitch, who Trump canned in May, was expected to give a deposition behind closed doors to House investigators probing Trump. Gordon Sondland, the US ambassador to the European Union, will also comply with a House subpoena and testify next ...
2019-10-11 18:34

US ambassador Gordon Sondland now plans to testify in Trump impeachment inquiry Gordon Sondland, the US ambassador to the European Union, will appear before the House under subpoena next week as part of the ongoing impeachment inquiry — despite an attempt by the State Department to block his testimony, his lawyers said Fri...
2019-10-11 18:34

Michael McKinley, adviser to Mike Pompeo, resigns amid low morale at State Department A senior adviser to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has resigned amid plunging morale at the State Department over what is seen as the top US diplomat’s failure to support officials caught up in the Ukraine controversy, according to a report. Michael ...
2019-10-11 18:34

Rihanna is from Barbados, but Jamaican fans are trying to 'kidnap her nationality' and convince the world she's from their country Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images for Diamond Ball Rihanna is famously from Barbados. But some of the singer's fans are trying to "kidnap her nationality" and convince the world that she's actually from Jamaica. "Jamaicans, you know, if we pretend like Rih...
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Consolidating your debts may sound intimidating, but it can give you a huge head start worth thousands of dollars encierro/Shutterstock.com If you're looking to consolidate debt, you have a few different options — but getting started as soon as possible will help you no matter which option you choose. Personal loans make it easy to consolidate high-intere...
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Watch a helicopter gunship turn a military parade into a real-life Benny Hill skit Flacrum/YouTube An Indonesian Mi-35P helicopter gunship blew down banners and a band tent in a zany parade gaff. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. It looks like a staged comedy skit, but apparently an Indonesian Army Mi-35P gunshi...
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This eccentric $39 million San Francisco mansion could become the most expensive home ever sold in the city Daniel Lunghi for Sotheby’s International Realty A mansion on San Francisco's Gold Coast is on the market for $39 million. If it's sold at the asking price, it will tie the record for San Francisco's most expensive home ever sold. The mansion is bei...
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Watch: How To Make Keto-Friendly Chilli Chicken At Home (Recipe Video Inside) This chilli chicken dish is perfect to make if you are following keto diet for weight loss. Chicken is packed with proteins and also relatively low in carbohydrates, which makes it an ideal food for......
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Make Gun Powder, Andhra's Fiery And Flavourful Powder And The Healthy Curry Leaf Powder At Home This dal powder is standard fare at many Andhra restaurants like Nagarjuna in Bengaluru or Amaravati in Chennai and is always available in homes across Andhra....
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Jane Fonda arrested in Washington, DC after revealing plans to attend sit-ins, rallies Jane Fonda, a liberal Hollywood celebrity long known for activism and outspokenness – soon plans to leave Tinseltown and relocate to the nation’s capital, at least temporarily....
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Good grief! Dollywood sued over use of 'Charlie Brown Christmas' song in copyright claim Copyright owners claim Dollywood, founded by country superstar Dolly Parton, used the "Charlie Brown Christmas" theme song without permission.       ...
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