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05/23/2019

Ancient ale! Belgium monks unearth beer recipe over 2 centuries old! Belgium Monks have unearthed a beer recipe that hasn’t been made in over 2 centuries! Buzz60’s Mercer Morrison has the story.        ...
21:26, 05/23/2019

He climbed the tallest mountain on each continent, then died as he descended Mount Everest Don Cash, 55, a sales executive from Sandy, Utah, collapsed Wednesday as his expedition was returning from Mount Everest's summit.        ...
21:26, 05/23/2019

Forecasters predict up to 8 hurricanes in 'near-normal' 2019 Atlantic hurricane season The federal government predicts a near-normal hurricane season for the Atlantic Basin, expecting four to eight hurricanes.        ...
21:26, 05/23/2019

Football fans convinced Man City star’s wife has six TOES after Insta snap EAGLE-EYED football fans have flocked to an Instagram post from Manchester City star Nicolas Otamendi – because they’re convinced his wife has six toes....
21:26, 05/23/2019

Germany to mediate in Iran Envoy Jens Plötner had been involved in drawing up the 2015 JCPOA treaty and went to Tehran with the aim of seeing it preserved. He was told that Iran's patience was over....
21:26, 05/23/2019

Opinion: The significance of Germany's Basic Law Most Germans greatly value their Basic Law, which is also a result of Germany's dark Nazi past. But even so, Germany must work hard to preserve its democracy, argues former constitutional judge Udo Di Fabio....
21:26, 05/23/2019

Classical music for the streaming generation Classical music fans often struggle to find what they want on Spotify and Apple, so a Berlin streaming startup is plugging the gap. The Idagio app is also seizing on the popularity of the genre in Asia....
21:26, 05/23/2019

Germany: Leading politicians call for a 'European Islam' Everyday measures are key to preserving the European way life, say Germany's health minister and the premier of Schleswig-Holstein state. Jens Spahn and Daniel Günther want a faith that shares the continent's values....
21:26, 05/23/2019

'American Taliban' John Walker Lindh released from prison A California man captured in 2001 fighting for the Taliban has been released from prison after nearly two decades in jail. But concerns remain as to whether he has abandoned his radical ideology....
21:26, 05/23/2019

Bosch pays 90-million-euro fine over diesel scandal The penalty may be significantly less than the ones handed out to Volkswagen, Audi and Porsche, but auto parts supplier Bosch has become the latest big-name casualty of the "Dieselgate" scandal....
21:26, 05/23/2019

Author Judith Kerr dies aged 95 The children's author and illustrator Judith Kerr has died following a short illness. Her famous works included "TheTiger Who Came to Tea," and "When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit."...
21:26, 05/23/2019

Remembering Judith Kerr, the author of 'When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit' German-British author Judith Kerr, who wrote books such as "The Tiger Who Came to Tea," has died at the age of 95. DW's Susanne Spröer cherishes memories of her meeting with Kerr for the project "After the Escape."...
21:26, 05/23/2019

Deutsche Bank flags 'tough cutbacks' as shareholders grumble Chief executive Christian Sewing has promised to speed up the embattled bank's "transformation," as he faced disgruntled shareholders and activists in Frankfurt....
21:26, 05/23/2019

Banksy: Street artist credited with fringe Venice Biennale artwork A video posted on the Instagram account of the ever-elusive British artist Banksy documents a new installation showing a controversial huge cruise ship docking in Venice's lagoon. It appears to be the artist's own work....
21:26, 05/23/2019

PSG president targeted in Qatar athletics corruption probe French authorities informed the president of Paris Saint-Germain soccer club, Nasser Al-Khelaifi, that he is under formal investigation for corruption in the bidding process for the World Athletics Championships....
21:26, 05/23/2019

Ukrainian journalist declines Aachen Peace Prize Ruslan Kotsaba has renounced the honor after coming in for criticism for anti-Semitic comments. The journalist had previously distanced himself from the statements and apologized....
21:26, 05/23/2019

Opinion: Modi's election victory starts a new era for India Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his BJP party have won India's general election. On the way to victory, Modi has completely changed the country and ushered in a new era for Indian politics, DW's Mahesh Jha writes....
21:26, 05/23/2019

Sieren's China: Donald Trump's Huawei firewall China's IT companies have only been able to grow so fast because their US rivals weren't allowed a look in. DW's Frank Sieren writes that Donald Trump's Huawei ban is an understandable, but shortsighted, response....
21:26, 05/23/2019

India election: Narendra Modi faces big challenges after victory Prime Minister Narendra Modi's BJP has won India's general election. While financial markets have reacted positively, many are worried about the rise of nationalism and the future of India's democracy....
21:26, 05/23/2019

Malawi President Mutharika leads election count Incumbent President Peter Mutharika is set to win a second term in the impoverished, landlocked southeast African state. With most votes counted, he led his main challenger by five percentage points....
21:26, 05/23/2019

Art connecting the Amazon rainforest and Greenland's glaciers Storms, droughts, floods — climate change has been driving thousands of students to the streets every Friday. But how are artists addressing the subject? Photographer Barbara Dombrowski has forged her own path....
21:26, 05/23/2019

Picking up the pieces of the new world (dis)order Wolfgang Ischinger, chairman of the Munich Security Conference, said that the world has fallen into a "great strategic puzzle." It is unclear who could pick up the pieces and reassemble them, says DW's Christian Trippe....
21:26, 05/23/2019

Opinon: Digitalization exerting massive pressure on media diversity The state government of North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW) is financially supporting DW's Global Media Forum. State Premier Armin Laschet explains how politics can contribute to media diversity and freedom of expression....
21:26, 05/23/2019

Local journalism: The necessary distance to everyday proximity Good local journalists — those who are involved and integrated in their local communities — are a must for exposing corruption and scandals, says Helge Matthiesen from Bonn's daily newspaper General-Anzeiger....
21:26, 05/23/2019

US Aviation authority waits to rule on Boeing 737 MAX 8 at aviation summit The US aviation safety agency FAA is not yet satisfied with Boeing's software fixes after two recent crashes of the 737 MAX 8. However, several US airlines have prepared for the return of the jet to their fleets....
21:26, 05/23/2019

UN agency for Palestinians UNRWA rejects US call to close it down The US envoy to the UN believes the responsibility to deal with Palestinian refugees should be handed over to host countries. Washington cut funding to the UN agency for Palestinian refugees last year....
21:26, 05/23/2019

Opinion: German YouTuber takes on Angela Merkel's CDU A 26-year-old YouTuber is making headlines with his tirade against the Christian Democrats. Many disagree with the man's tone, but his video makes an important contribution to democracy, DW's Fabian von der Mark writes....
21:26, 05/23/2019

Two children born in Germany for the first time after uterus transplant This year, two children were born at the University Women's Hospital in Tübingen whose mothers had previously received a uterus transplant. The doctors involved are thrilled....
21:26, 05/23/2019

The influence of the German constitution in Africa On May 23, 1949, Germany's Basic Law was adopted and became a symbol of a new beginning. Some five decades later, German constitutional experts helped with the formulation of South Africa's post-apartheid constitution....
21:26, 05/23/2019

President Steinmeier calls for decency on 70th anniversary of German constitution Germany's president said that "hatred and enmity" were starting to poison political debate. He warned politicians to heed the voices of voters in order to counter the rising tide of populism....
21:26, 05/23/2019

US arrests banker for Trump administration job bribe The head of a bank is accused of approving loans in exchange for a job in the White House. Although he failed to get one, he was placed on a "prestigious" committee tied to Trump's campaign, prosecutors said....
21:26, 05/23/2019

Hungary's ruling party threatens to leave pro-EU bloc ahead of vote Hungary's foreign minister has said that migration policy would determine whether the ruling Fidesz Party remains in the center-right European People's Party (EPP) grouping after the European parliamentary elections....
21:26, 05/23/2019

EU citizens in UK denied vote in European elections Rights groups have condemned the chaotic scenario, saying UK authorities have failed to guarantee the vote. Britons in the EU's 27 other countries also experienced irregularities, including postal votes "gone missing."...
21:26, 05/23/2019

Trilobites: Where Did the Right Whales Go? New evidence suggests that the endangered population lost much of a critical food source, but may be stabilizing slightly as it shifts territory to feed elsewhere....
21:26, 05/23/2019

Defense policy bill authorizes more F-35s for U.S. military The U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee on Thursday unveiled a draft $750 billion defense policy bill that would authorize more Lockheed Martin F-35 jets for the United States and effectively end Turkey's partnership in the program if Ankara pursues...
21:13, 05/23/2019

U.S. Congress considers whether to require car child alerts Automakers would be required to install technology on new vehicles that alerts exiting parents to check for children in the back seat under legislation introduced in Congress in response to deaths of children left behind in hot cars....
21:13, 05/23/2019

Pentagon confirms it is weighing sending more troops to Middle East Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan on Thursday confirmed that the Pentagon was considering sending additional U.S. troops to the Middle East as one of the ways to bolster protection for American forces there amid tensions with Iran....
21:13, 05/23/2019

U.S. lawmakers reach $19 billion deal on disaster aid: senators U.S. House of Representatives and Senate negotiators have reached a deal on a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill that has President Donald Trump's support, lawmakers from both parties said on Thursday....
21:13, 05/23/2019

House Speaker Pelosi urges Trump family 'intervention' with president U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday that President Donald Trump threw a temper tantrum at a meeting with Democratic congressional leaders a day earlier and that she wished his family or staff would conduct "an intervention" with him for ...
21:13, 05/23/2019

‘Great cause of concern’ UN chief tells Security Council on 'bleak' state of civilian protection Marking 20 years since the UN Security Council added the protection of civilians to its agenda, Secretary-General António Guterres told the chamber on Thursday that while safeguards were stronger, “compliance has deteriorated”.   “We are rightly cri...
21:13, 05/23/2019

Woody Harrelson, PETA team up, urge Texas governor to ban 'cruel' Bacon Bash event Harrelson was moved to compose the plea after PETA shared video of pigs and piglets being wrangled and chased at the now-controversial annual Bandera Bacon Bash....
21:13, 05/23/2019

Kim Kardashian West locks arms with prison reform warriors Brittany K. Barnett and MiAngel Cody are warrior attorneys with a mission as they lock arms with Kim Kardashian West to free nonviolent drug offenders serving federal life terms...
21:13, 05/23/2019

Charlottesville drama teacher to get special Tony Award The special Tony Award that honors educators this year will go to a drama teacher in Charlottesville, Virginia, who has encouraged her students to explore their differences and heal rifts...
21:13, 05/23/2019

The 1975, Mariah Carey and Dido honored at Ivor Novellos Pop rock band The 1975 were the big winners at the Ivor Novellos in London on Thursday, scooping two major prizes at Britain's annual awards honoring songwriting and composing....
21:13, 05/23/2019

NYPD photo shows subway brake bandit who’s irking commuters Police on Thursday released images and video of the subterranean saboteur who they say yanked the emergency brake during rush-hour on a Manhattan subway train. Footage shows the suspect — wearing a black shirt with the red and white letters tha...
21:13, 05/23/2019

Scott Stringer questions ‘purpose’ of Chirlane McCray’s ThriveNYC program City Comptroller Scott Stringer raised serious concerns over the “purpose” of first lady Chirlane McCray’s ThriveNYC, saying the taxpayer-funded mental health initiative shouldn’t come “at the expense of transparency and accountability.” In a letter ...
21:13, 05/23/2019

No evidence of hate crime, terror in mosque arson: police chief Investigators in Connecticut have not found evidence that a fire at a mosque was a hate crime or an act of terrorism, New Haven’s top cop said. Police Chief Otoniel Reyes said Wednesday that “every aspect” of a May 12 fire at the Diyanet Mosque of Ne...
21:13, 05/23/2019

Man hand-feeds rat Chinese takeout on packed subway train Pizza Rat has some culinary competition. A man was spotted on a packed 2 train Wednesday hand-feeding a rodent during rush hour. That’s right, rat foodies have moved beyond the platform and into the subway. “I was coming home from work ar...
21:13, 05/23/2019

Serial subway saboteur caused nearly 750 delays since March: report The emergency-brake-yanking scoundrel who has been scuttling subways during rush hour is responsible for hundreds of commute-crushing train delays since March alone, according to a report. The rail reprobate, who sources say has been using an MTA mas...
21:13, 05/23/2019

Woman threw hot coffee on McDonald’s worker during fight: cops A Baltimore woman threw a cup of hot coffee on a Brooklyn McDonald’s worker Thursday morning after the employee asked her to take her feet off the restaurant furniture, police said. Christine George, 69, was sitting inside the McDonald’s ...
21:13, 05/23/2019

New York state trooper fatally shoots man trying to enter police car A New York state trooper fatally shot a man who tried to enter a police car early Thursday in Orange County, authorities said. Troopers were responding to a call about a disabled car on Interstate 84 in Montgomery, about 75 miles north of New York Ci...
21:13, 05/23/2019

Judge denies mistrial motion in Nxivm case after stopping cross-examination A motion for a mistrial was denied Thursday by a judge who had brought accused Nxivm sex cult leader Keith Raniere’s trial to a screeching halt the day before — when he accused a defense attorney of driving a witness toward a nervous breakdown....
21:13, 05/23/2019

Chicago bank CEO bribed Manafort for a Trump cabinet post: feds The CEO of the Federal Savings Bank of Chicago, who served as a Trump 2016 campaign economic adviser, abused his power to issue $16 million in loans exchange to then-Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort for a high-level position in the Trump adminis...
21:13, 05/23/2019

Cops nab teen linked to group who assaulted off-duty firefighter Cops nabbed a teen in connection with the assault on an off-duty city firefighter on the Upper East Side, police said Thursday. Damir Johnson, 17, was arrested shortly before 10 p.m. Wednesday after police received an anonymous CrimeStoppers tip that...
21:13, 05/23/2019

Nxivm ‘slave’ says joining sex cult derailed her life: ‘It was a lie’ Brooklyn jurors heard from yet another alleged Nxivm sex slave on Thursday who said her academic dreams and enrollment in an elite Swiss boarding school were derailed when she joined the group in 2002. The now-33-year-old Mexican woman, identified on...
21:13, 05/23/2019

Suspected Bloods gang member busted for attacking elderly man A suspected gang member was nabbed Thursday morning for beating an elderly man unconscious in a random attack behind a Bronx charter school, police and sources said. Tyekeem Wright, 19, was arrested around 12:30 a.m. for attacking the 71-year-old beh...
21:13, 05/23/2019

MTA testing out Google Pay on subways, buses Paying for public transit in parts of the city is about to get a bit easier for those who use Google Pay. The MTA will roll out its test pilot program of contactless payment — dubbed OMNY, short for One Metro New York — on May 31 at several subway st...
21:13, 05/23/2019

Judge calls screaming mom of ‘Junior’ Guzman-Feliz ‘monstrous’ The mother of an innocent teen chased down and hacked to death with machetes by a pack of gangbangers was called “monstrous” by a Bronx judge Thursday after having to be restrained and escorted out of court by police when she began scream...
21:13, 05/23/2019

De Blasio is boycotting McDonald’s until it pays $15 minimum wage He’s not lovin’ it. Mayor Bill de Blasio said at a union rally in Des Moines, Iowa Thursday that he and his presidential campaign team — all six of them — are going to boycott McDonald’s until the fast food chain pays a ...
21:13, 05/23/2019

Best Buy first-quarter earnings beat Wall Street expectations Best Buy's first-quarter earnings have beat Wall Street expectations. Net income was 98 cents per share.        ...
21:13, 05/23/2019

New study shows credit and debit cards are the dirtiest payment methods A new study from LendEDU.com showed debit and credit cards were dirtier on average than cash or coins. Buzz60's Sean Dowling has more.        ...
21:13, 05/23/2019

New York subway riders will be able to use phones and credit cards to pay the fare May 31 New York City will let riders “tap and pay” with a “contactless” credit card from Mastercard and Visa, and certain mobile devices to ride the subway.        ...
21:13, 05/23/2019

Memorial Day weekend: Get your motor running with these travel gadgets More outlets, extra battery, noise canceling headphones, a power strip with USB, phone holders, e-books & GoPro camera accessory for car top our list.        ...
21:13, 05/23/2019

New home sales drop in April but outlook is bright Sales of new single -family houses fell 6.9% in April as prices rose. Analysts believes sales will pick up later this year.        ...
21:13, 05/23/2019

The coolest Amazon accessory is finally back in stock—and it's crazy cheap right now The Echo Wall Clock is Amazon's best-kept secret, and now this smart clock is finally back in stock and discounted for the first time.        ...
21:13, 05/23/2019

Tesla’s new autopilot update drives like a ‘kid behind the wheel for the very first time’ Consumer Reports' review is in and it doesn’t look good for Tesla owners hoping for a hands-off driving experience. Buzz60’s Tony Spitz has the details.        ...
21:13, 05/23/2019

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says breaking up social network wouldn't help Saying "we have a responsibility to keep people safe on Facebook," Mark Zuckerberg gave a status update on how social network is keeping users safe.        ...
21:13, 05/23/2019

Gas prices may have already peaked as summer travel season kicks off As the Memorial Day weekend kicks off the summer travel season, drivers are poised to benefit from declining gas prices.        ...
21:13, 05/23/2019

Trump offers $16 billion in aid for farmers hurt by trade war with China The financial assistance is designed to help farmers offset losses triggered by the ongoing trade dispute between the U.S. and China.        ...
21:13, 05/23/2019

Fight for $15: 2020 candidates slam McDonald’s over workers pay The comments by Sanders to McDonald's employees came as the fast food chain's workers are holding protests around the U.S. to spotlight poor wages.        ...
21:13, 05/23/2019

Dow stumbles more than 300 points Thursday over U.S.-China trade fears Stocks tumbled Thursday as investors’ anxiety over the U.S.-China trade spat increased and put the market on track for three straight weeks of losses.        ...
21:13, 05/23/2019

Netherlands wants tribunal to try some Islamic State members The Netherlands is calling for the establishment of a tribunal to prosecute members of the Islamic State extremist group responsible for "mass atrocity crimes."...
21:13, 05/23/2019

The history of celebrating Memorial Day Memorial Day is more than the start summer. The holiday has a rich history and every American celebrates differently.        ...
21:00, 05/23/2019

NOAA: Expect a slightly weaker hurricane season The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on Thursday predicted nine to 15 named storms. It says four to eight of them will become hurricanes and two to four of those major hurricanes with 111 mph winds or higher. (May 23)   ...
21:00, 05/23/2019

Kellyanne Conway complains Nancy Pelosi treated her like a 'maid' White House counselor Kellyanne Conway is taking verbal jabs at House Speaker Nancy Pelosi following a White House meeting that dissolved into rancor, Wednesday. Conway said Pelosi treated her "as she might treat her maid" during the exchange. (May ...
21:00, 05/23/2019

Felicity Huffman is just the beginning: Who's pleaded guilty in the college admissions scandal — and who's still fighting An up-to-date breakdown who's pleaded guilty in the nation's college admissions bribery scandal.        ...
21:00, 05/23/2019

Tornado flattens Jefferson City car dealership A car dealership in Jefferson City, Missouri suffered extensive damage after a tornado tore through the capital city as part of an outbreak of severe weather across the state overnight. (May 23)        ...
21:00, 05/23/2019

This state is adding free sunscreen dispensers to state beaches & parks all summer long! If you wanna have some fun in the sun this summer and keep your skin safe, looks like Rhode Island might be the ticket.        ...
21:00, 05/23/2019

A city is suing an RV retailer over its ‘gigantic’ American flag. They won't take it down A North Carolina city says Gander RV's American flag is too big. CEO Marcus Lemonis, host of CNBC's "The Profit," says he will not remove it.        ...
21:00, 05/23/2019

Nancy Pelosi questions if time for Donald Trump 'intervention' House Speaker Nancy Pelosi openly questioned President Donald Trump's fitness for office Thursday. At one point she even joked about the 25th Amendment, the Constitution's provision laying out the procedure for replacing a president. (May 2...
21:00, 05/23/2019

Facebook removed 3 billion fake accounts in just 6 months Facebook removed more than 3 billion fake accounts from October to March, twice as many as the previous six months, the company said Thursday. Nearly all of them were caught before they had a chance to become “active” users of the social network. In ...
21:00, 05/23/2019

Ford commercial reveals our surreal robot-assisted future If you’re skeptical of or put off by the idea of self-driving cars, then there’s a good chance you won’t be a fan of Ford’s intriguing research project designed to have robots get out of self-driving cars and deliver packages right to your door. Over...
21:00, 05/23/2019

Portable speakers recalled because they keep exploding About 41,000 portable speakers are being recalled after the company received reports of the speakers exploding, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) said. Ion Audio LLC voluntarily recalled the speakers on Tuesday, including its Sport Expres...
21:00, 05/23/2019

Amazon developing device that reads human emotion Amazon is reportedly developing a voice-activated wearable device that can recognize human emotions. The gadget, meant to be worn on a person’s wrist, is reportedly a health and wellness product developed via a collaboration between Lab126 R...
21:00, 05/23/2019

Trump Gives Farmers $16 Billion in Aid Amid Prolonged China Trade War The Trump administration announced an aid package for farmers on Thursday to mollify an important political constituency hurt by a trade clash with China....
21:00, 05/23/2019

Chip Maker Shares Are Punished as the Trade War Drags On Shares of Qualcomm, Nvidia and other American chip makers have tumbled as the companies find themselves at the center of the dispute between the U.S. and China....
21:00, 05/23/2019

China’s Supply of Minerals for iPhones and Missiles Could Be a Risky Trade Weapon The country dominates production of the rare earths used in myriad technologies, but tangled global supply chains make it hard to hit the U.S. directly....
21:00, 05/23/2019

Halsey covers the cost of speeding ticket a fan got while jamming to 'Nightmare' Halsey gave a fan a little TLC after she got a speeding ticket while listening to new song "Nightmare."        ...
21:00, 05/23/2019

Billie Eilish is emerging as a powerful mental health advocate Eilish's status as one of the most prominent teenage musical voices means that she's in a uniquely important position to help her fans.        ...
21:00, 05/23/2019

Playlist: Frenship shares their 'Vacation' favorites L.A. duo Frenship is celebrating the release of their debut studio album "Vacation" with a similarly festive playlist for USA TODAY.        ...
21:00, 05/23/2019

Joe Scarborough: Trump is 'the worst dealmaker' that has ever sat in the White House MSNBC host Joe Scarborough slammed President Trump as the “worst dealmaker that's ever sat in the presidential office” after the president cut short meeting on infrastructure over Democrats’ accusations that he’s “engaged in a cover-up” regarding the...
21:00, 05/23/2019

Collins slams 'political hack' Democrats over Trump investigations: American people not part of their agenda House Democrats are not interested in putting forth an agenda to help the American people and are instead entirely focused on investigating President Trump, the top Republican on the Judiciary Committee said Thursday. ...
21:00, 05/23/2019

Kellyanne Conway fires back at ‘rich’ Pelosi after clash: ‘Treats me like’ her ‘maid’ Presidential adviser Kellyanne Conway accused Nancy Pelosi of treating her like her "maid," as she fired back at the House speaker Thursday following a tense encounter at the White House. ...
21:00, 05/23/2019

Sending thousands more troops to Middle East amid Iran threat would be offensive and defensive: Gen. Jack Keane Retired four-star Gen. Jack Keane says the proposal to send thousands of troops to the Middle East amid tensions with Iran is both offensive and defensive in nature, with Trump administration seeking to force Iran to a negotiation table....
21:00, 05/23/2019

Pelosi urges Trump aides, family to stage an ‘intervention’ for the 'good of the country' House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday urged members of the Trump family, White House staff, and administration officials to stage an “intervention” for President Trump, after claiming again that he had a “temper tantrum" a day earlier. ...
21:00, 05/23/2019

House Minority Leader McCarthy pokes fun at Pelosi with series of gifs from 'Game of Thrones' House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., injected some pop culture into his criticism of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., after she removed a bipartisan measure from legislation he supported....
21:00, 05/23/2019

Wells Fargo, TD Bank turn over Trump financial records to House Dems Wells Fargo and TD Bank have turned over President Trump’s financial records to the House Financial Services Committee, Fox News confirmed on Thursday, amid a contentious legal battle between the Trump administration and congressional Democrats seeki...
21:00, 05/23/2019

Republican launches fresh push to defund sanctuary cities after courts block Trump Republicans are renewing their fight against “sanctuary cities,” with a new bill that aims to pull immigration funding from those jurisdictions that shield illegal immigrants from deportation – while protecting law enforcement officials who follow fe...
21:00, 05/23/2019

Buttigieg goes nuclear: Mayor Pete claims Trump faked disability to avoid draft, rips Biden Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg raised the volume Thursday on his criticism of President Trump, accusing him of using his “privileged status to fake a disability” decades ago in order to avoid military service in the Vietnam War....
21:00, 05/23/2019

USDA chief Sonny Perdue promises $16B for farmers to offset China trade war losses Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said Thursday that the administration will offer $16 billion in aid to farmers to offset the losses caused by the trade war with China. President Trump is scheduled to formally unveil the program later this afternoo...
20:52, 05/23/2019

Americans aren't having enough kids, and it shows Americans aren’t having babies like they used to. In fact, the U.S. birthrate fell to a 32-year low last year, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention....
20:52, 05/23/2019

House passes fix for Gold Star family tax hikes The House of Representatives on Thursday passed a fix to a glitch in the 2017 GOP tax overhaul that generated big tax hikes on federal survivor benefits for certain Gold Star families....
20:52, 05/23/2019

U.S. farmers to receive $14.5 billion in direct trade aid payments The U.S. Department of Agriculture said on Thursday that farmers will receive $14.5 billion in direct payments as part of a $16 billion aid package designed to offset the financial pain from trade disputes with China and other nations....
20:52, 05/23/2019

Best Buy keeps full-year view, warns of higher prices from more tariffs Best Buy Co Inc on Thursday stuck to its full-year forecast due to the impact of the latest U.S. tariffs on Chinese imports and warned any new levies would increase prices for U.S. shoppers, sending its shares down as much as 5.4%....
20:52, 05/23/2019

Trade, global growth worries slam Wall Street U.S. stock indexes slumped 2% on Thursday, as investors dumped technology, industrial and energy stocks on fears that a spiraling trade war between the United States and China would shackle global growth....
20:52, 05/23/2019

Exclusive: Operator of Venezuelan PDVSA's fleet seeks to detain tankers: document, sources German shipping firm Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement (BSM) has moved to legally detain three of Venezuelan PDVSA's oil tankers to collect on late payments owed to it by the state-run oil company, according to a document seen by Reuters and sources cl...
20:52, 05/23/2019

Exclusive: U.S. airlines expect Boeing 737 MAX jets need up to 150 hours of work before flying again Once regulators approve Boeing Co's grounded 737 MAX jets for flight, each aircraft will likely require between 100 and 150 hours of preparation before flying, officials from the three U.S. airlines that operate the MAX told Reuters....
20:52, 05/23/2019

U.S. home sales, manufacturing stumble; job market resilient Sales of new U.S. single-family homes fell from near an 11-1/2-year high in April as prices rebounded and manufacturing activity hit its lowest level in almost a decade in May, suggesting a sharp slowdown in economic growth was underway....
20:52, 05/23/2019

Oil slumps 5%, U.S. crude at its cheapest since March Oil prices plunged about 5% on Thursday, with U.S. crude at its lowest since March, as trade tensions dampened the demand outlook, putting the crude benchmarks on course for their biggest daily and weekly falls in six months....
20:52, 05/23/2019

Deutsche Bank CEO pledges tough investment bank cuts as shares hit low Deutsche Bank's chief executive promised shareholders "tough cutbacks" at its underperforming investment bank on Thursday as he battled to convince them he can turn around Germany's biggest lender, whose shares hit a record low....
20:52, 05/23/2019

Exclusive: JPMorgan cuts ties with OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma - sources JPMorgan Chase & Co has cut ties with Purdue Pharma LP over the OxyContin maker's alleged role in the U.S. opioid crisis, forcing it to find a new bank to manage cash and bill payments, people familiar with the matter said on Thursday....
20:52, 05/23/2019

Trade uncertainties big downside risk, Fed officials say Uncertainty over U.S.-China trade, including how long recently increased tariffs will stay in place and if and how trade tensions will get resolved, is holding businesses back from investments and could slow growth if continued, four Federal Reserve ...
20:52, 05/23/2019

Trump administration announces $16 billion farm aid plan to offset trade war losses The Trump administration on Thursday unveiled a $16 billion farm aid package to offset losses from a 10-month trade war with China and said payment rates to farmers would be determined by where they farm rather than what crops they grow....
20:52, 05/23/2019

Deutsche Bank plans cuts in U.S. equities, prime unit: sources Deutsche Bank is planning cuts at its U.S. equities business, including prime brokerage and equity derivatives, to win over shareholders unhappy about its performance, four sources familiar with the matter told Reuters....
20:52, 05/23/2019

U.S. tariffs on China to cost American households: NY Fed research The newest round of U.S. tariffs on Chinese imports will cost the typical American household $831 annually, researchers said on Thursday, as the Trump administration came under growing political pressure over its trade war with China....
20:52, 05/23/2019

U.S., China exchange barbs over Huawei as trade tensions flare The United States and China had a heated exchange on Thursday, with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo accusing Chinese telecom giant Huawei Technologies of lying about its ties to the government and Beijing saying Washington must end its "wrong act...
20:52, 05/23/2019

Zara owner Inditex appoints new CEO in drive for digital growth Zara owner Inditex said it would split its dual role of chief executive and chairman, leaving Pablo Isla to lead the company and appointing Carlos Crespo as new CEO in a sign of the importance of digital strategy in driving sales growth....
20:52, 05/23/2019

Review: A mean old man finds a dog, but does he find a purpose in Mary Miller's 'Biloxi'? Mary Miller's "Biloxi" is an engrossing character study of a contemptuous old man who tries to find some meaning in life through a dog named Layla.        ...
20:52, 05/23/2019

'Real Housewives' star Luann de Lesseps ordered into custody after probation violation "Real Housewives of New York" star Luann de Lesseps was ordered into custody by a judge Thursday after admitting to violating her probation.        ...
20:52, 05/23/2019

Guidemaster: Ars tests and picks the best e-readers for every budget Enlarge / The new Kindle Paperwhite. (credit: Valentina Palladino) If you want to not only read more, but read better, an e-reader may be for you. Yes, it has become easy to find material to read and to get it on any of the numerous devices we have...
20:52, 05/23/2019

The White Slaves of Barbary Much attention and condemnation has been directed towards the tragedy of the African slave trade, which took place between the 16th and the 19th centuries. However, another equally despicable trade in humans was taking place around the same time in t...
20:52, 05/23/2019

Viking Symbols and Runes May Soon Be Banned by the Swedish Government Depictions of the runes and Norse symbols such as Thor’s hammer may soon be banned in Sweden. Hate groups have been using many of these symbols for years and the government now fears that the ancient symbols may be offending ethnic minorities. The Ru...
20:52, 05/23/2019

The Unreported Yet Biggest Danger of Trade Tariffs Dana Weeks talks to EWI Analyst Jordan Kotick about the April low in Treasuries, how to follow the yield curve, and exactly which Treasury instrument he's got his eye on now....
20:52, 05/23/2019

Release of 'American Taliban' John Walker Lindh from prison is unconscionable, says Pompeo Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called the release of John Walker Lindh, dubbed the "American Taliban," an "unexplainable and unconscionable" decision....
20:52, 05/23/2019

Utah man dies after reaching Mount Everest summit: report A Utah man who had just climbed to the top of Mount Everest reportedly died on his way back down as a "traffic jam" hit the Asian mountain on Wednesday....
20:52, 05/23/2019

Jail calls: Suspect, ex laughed at Tennessee church shooting Jurors have heard jail calls in which a suspect charged with fatally shooting a woman and wounding seven people at a Nashville church in 2017 laughs about it with his then-girlfriend....
20:52, 05/23/2019

Judge weighs court's role in dispute over border wall A federal judge is weighing whether courts should intervene in a political dispute between Congress and President Donald Trump over funding the border wall....
20:52, 05/23/2019

Tennessee teen mom receives more than $1M in scholarships from at least 25 colleges, school says A Tennessee teen mom worked exceptionally hard during her high school career — so much so that she's been offered more than $1 million in academic scholarships from at least 25 colleges....
20:52, 05/23/2019

Tornado hits Missouri capital as deadly storms sweep state A tornado has caused heavy damage in Missouri's capital city as severe weather swept across the state overnight, causing three deaths and trapping dozens of people in the wreckage of their homes....
20:52, 05/23/2019

As nuclear weapons risk escalates, debate grows about 'vintage' US arsenal The threat of nuclear weapons being deployed is now at its highest point since the conclusion the World War ll, a top United Nations security expert cautioned this week, calling the matter an “urgent” one that requires global attention....
20:52, 05/23/2019

NYU commencement speaker calls for a boycott of Israel, says Trump is a 'fascist' Steven William Thrasher, an NYU alum and professor at Northwestern, called President Trump a “fascist” and labeled Israel an “apartheid” state in his speech on Monday....
20:52, 05/23/2019

Prisoner charged in cellmate's death has killed twice before A South Carolina prisoner recently charged with murder in the death of a cellmate last April killed another inmate 17 years ago and was sent away for life for the fatal stabbing of his roommate in 1999....
20:52, 05/23/2019

The Latest: Memorial held for Texas woman shot by officer The Latest on the Houston area woman who was shot and killed by a police officer (all times local): 1:30 p.m. Community leaders, elected officials and relatives of a Houston-area woman shot and killed by a police officer say her death must be a call ...
20:52, 05/23/2019

NTSB: Plane veered back and forth before stopping in river A chartered jet that ran off a runway and into a river at a Florida military base earlier this month touched down to the right of the runway's centerline, returned to the centerline and then veered again to the right....
20:52, 05/23/2019

Prosecutor to decide if police who shot kids can be charged A prosecutor is reviewing an investigative report to determine if two police officers who shot into a truck injuring three children and a robbery suspect in southeast Oklahoma should face criminal charges....
20:52, 05/23/2019

Ice-T says he ‘almost shot’ an Amazon delivery driver 'Message to Amazon: Now that you have regular people making your home deliveries,' the actor said on Twitter, 'Maybe they should wear a Vest with AMAZON DELIVERY on it.'...
20:39, 05/23/2019

The 10 Best Nonfiction Books of 2019 So Far Many of the best nonfiction books of the year so far ask readers to make change. In Charged, Emily Bazelon presses us to stop giving prosecutors so much power in the courtroom. In The Uninhabitable Earth, David Wallace-Wells warns of the grim future ...
20:39, 05/23/2019

Was Aladdin Based on a Real Person? Here’s Why Scholars Are Starting to Think So When the new live-action adaptation of Disney’s animated classic, Aladdin, hits theaters on Friday, it will be just the latest step in the very long history of the tale — one with surprising origins. The rags-to-riches story of a street u...
20:39, 05/23/2019

Tiger commits to play in next week's Memorial Tournament Tiger Woods, who missed the cut at last week's PGA Championship after an extended break, on Thursday committed to playing in next week's Memorial Tournament in Ohio ahead of the June 13-16 U.S. Open at Pebble Beach....
20:39, 05/23/2019

Motor racing: Rain threatens Indy 500 party Despite a dire forecast for a day-long downpour on Sunday, there is no contingency plan to bump the Indianapolis 500 over to a Monday, Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS) officials said on Thursday....
20:39, 05/23/2019

Swimming: FINA and South Korea appeal to North to join World Championships The organizers of July's Swimming World Championships in Gwangju, South Korea and the world swimming body FINA have appealed to North Korea to participate in order to promote peace on the peninsula....
20:39, 05/23/2019

Russia, Canada reach world championship semis Ice hockey heavyweights Russia and Canada reached the world championship semi-finals on Thursday after thrilling wins, with holders Sweden in action later on Thursday....
20:39, 05/23/2019

Stewart expects business as usual from grieving Hamilton Jackie Stewart expects it to be business as usual on track for Lewis Hamilton in Sunday's Monaco Grand Prix despite the Mercedes driver's grief at the death of Formula One great Niki Lauda....
20:39, 05/23/2019

Qatari president of PSG under graft investigation in France The Qatari president of French soccer club Paris Saint-Germain, Nasser al-Khelaifi, is under formal investigation in France for alleged corruption related to Doha's bid to host the athletics world championship, his lawyers said on Thursday....
20:39, 05/23/2019

Nadal primed for another French Open charge after Rome crescendo Rafael Nadal has hit form at the perfect time heading into the French Open after a slow start, by his standards, to the claycourt season caused some to doubt his chances of continuing his vice-like grip on the tournament....
20:39, 05/23/2019

How To Hack Your Hand Luggage Allowance Going hand-luggage only is the key to a seamless flight, but those restrictions are ever so limiting. Make the most of yours with these clever liquid-defying buys...
20:39, 05/23/2019

Spansive’s first wireless charger powers multiple phones simultaneously and works through thick cases When Pi Charging (winner of TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2017) rebranded as Spansive last month, the company also dropped plans for its previously shown cone-shaped charger capable of charging phones placed within a few inches around it. That charger would&...
20:39, 05/23/2019

Ancient East African rocks offer clues to a rare type of volcano Rocks recovered from a remote mountainside in East Africa have offered scientists fresh insights into an unusual type of volcano -- a type of volcanism more hazardous than previously thought....
20:39, 05/23/2019

US weekly jobless claims unexpectedly fall First-time claims for state unemployment benefits were expected to total 215,000 for the most recent week, up slightly from the 212,000 claims reported for the previous week....
20:39, 05/23/2019

Trump administration unveils $16 billion bailout to farmers hurt by China trade war The Trump administration announces a $16 billion aid program for American farmers that includes a three-pronged package of aid for American farmers who have been hurt by the U.S. trade war with China....
20:39, 05/23/2019

New Skoda Superb Scout joins facelifted line-up News 23 May, 2019 The rugged, off-road-inspired Skoda Superb Scout has arrived as part of the Czech brand's refreshed flagship range...
20:39, 05/23/2019

Finally Try Out This Cult-Favorite Japanese Sunscreen While It’s On Sale Does your skin turn a nice tomato red after only five minutes of sun exposure? You better stock up on some sunscreen now before you’re assaulted by UV rays all summer long. Thankfully, a cult-favorite Japanese sunscreen is currently on sale....
20:26, 05/23/2019

PSG President Charged For Alleged Bribery Over World Championships In Athletics Bid If there’s one realm of sports more openly corrupt than soccer, it is international athletics competition. Further proof of this well-known fact comes from France, where reports today say Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi has been char...
20:26, 05/23/2019

Game Of Thrones: What Is It, Exactly? The fact of the matter is that no one really knows what Game of Thrones is. Some say it was a television program that was good for a while and then bad for a while, but even those supposedly informed people disagree on how much of it was good. We wou...
20:26, 05/23/2019

Respect Is Poison: A Message To The Class Of 2019 I have a story to tell you about being Mad Online. This isn’t really a fitting, celebratory story for you, the graduating class of 2019. You’re currently clad in your caps and your gowns, surrounded by loved ones, forced to endure one final round of ...
20:26, 05/23/2019

After Two Decades, Owen Hart's Death Is Still WWE's Darkest Hour If you were a wrestling fan on May 23rd, 1999, you were probably doing one of three things. One of those was watching WWE’s latest pay-per-view event, Over the Edge. Another was using “scramblevision” to listen to that event by tuning a TV or VCR wit...
20:26, 05/23/2019

Local Weatherman Is Fed Up With NBA Fans Complaining About A Tornado Warning Interrupting Game 7 Last month, Michael Wilbon got his undies in a bunch when a local CBS affiliate interrupted a Masters rerun with a tornado warning, and it turns out he’s not the only cranky sports fan out who can’t be bothered to think about potentially life-threate...
20:26, 05/23/2019

Chris Broussard Gets In His Car, Loudly Defends Himself From Kevin Durant At some point on Wednesday, as nationwide support for the meteor intensified, Fox Sports scoopster Chris Broussard balanced his phone on the dashboard of his car and defended himself from Kevin Durant’s attacks on his credibility. At the end of the d...
20:26, 05/23/2019

The Europa League Final Is Going To Be A Lowly-Attended Disaster The Europa League final is the debacle that keeps on giving. After Arsenal confirmed that midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan would not be playing the final in Baku, Azerbaijan due to his Armenian heritage, reports are coming out that the stadium might be ...
20:26, 05/23/2019

‘Velocity is the number one thing’: This high-tech biomechanics lab is changing baseball Driveline Baseball is helping pitchers throw harder than ever, using sophisticated equipment and an intellectual approach. Its influence can be felt at the highest levels of the sport....
20:26, 05/23/2019

Alabama lawmakers pass another contentious abortion bill A week after Alabama passed one of the nation's most restrictive anti-abortion laws, lawmakers approved a bill to criminalize doctors who don't make every effort to save a baby's life in the event of a failed abortion....
20:26, 05/23/2019

Police: Border Patrol agent Steven Holmes sexually abused 3 women over 7 years Arizona authorities say they've charged a U.S. Border Patrol agent with several counts of sexual assault after at least three women said they were victimized over a seven-year period....
20:26, 05/23/2019

Officials: Travelers may have caught measles at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport As the United States deals with its most severe measles outbreak in a quarter-century, officials at one of the nation's busiest airports said Thursday travelers there may have been exposed the disease this month....
20:26, 05/23/2019

Citigroup says there's an easy way to predict stock market returns: Just look at dividends Strategist Robert Buckland says global stocks have gained 7% on an annualized rate since 2010, which is how much dividends have gone up in that time....
20:26, 05/23/2019

Nasdaq CEO’s social media habit lands her in court Nasdaq’s CEO should probably get off social media. Adena Friedman, the head of Wall Street’s second-largest stock exchange, got dragged into Manhattan federal court on Thursday over a business dispute with a fund manager — and a key piece of evidence...
20:26, 05/23/2019

FRENCH OPEN '19: How much do you know about the Paris Slam? FRENCH OPEN '19: See how much you know about the year's second Grand Slam tennis tournament by taking this AP quiz        ...
20:13, 05/23/2019

Botswana government ends ban on elephant hunting, citing conflicts with humans The Botswana government has lifted a ban on hunting elephants, citing conflicts between humans and the gentle giants. The country is home to the largest amount of elephants in the world....
20:13, 05/23/2019

Italy's Catholic bishops 'morally obliged' to report abuse The Italian Catholic Church hierarchy says it has approved guidelines establishing a "moral obligation" to report cases of clergy sex abuse to police....
20:13, 05/23/2019

North Macedonia lawmaker resigns over taped conversation A lawmaker in North Macedonia is resigning after an illegally taped phone conversation in which he appeared to be ordering cannabis oil from a private dealer was posted on social media....
20:13, 05/23/2019

Hamilton and Bottas impress in Monaco second practice "Mercedes were looking in worryingly imperious form in Free Practice 2 for the Monaco Grand Prix, Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas running around seven tenths faster than anyone else on track."...
20:13, 05/23/2019

Many Adults Would Struggle to Find $400, the Fed Finds Household finances are improving in a strong job market, but just six in 10 adults still could cover a surprise expense without selling something or borrowing money....
20:13, 05/23/2019

Star Trek: Picard's First Teaser Hints at Jean-Luc's Tragic Place in Starfleet History [Updated] The first teaser is here for CBS All Access’ Star Trek: Picard, which brings the incredible Patrick Stewart back as the even more incredible Jean-Luc Picard. But the admiral, who’s been spending a lot of time with his grapes, is no longer a part of S...
20:13, 05/23/2019

Samsung Now Has a Way To Make Ultrarealistic Fake Videos With Just One Photo Fake videos are getting really damn good, and now they’re getting even easier to make. For innocuous purposes like, say, a moving avatar, it’s a pretty cool development. But for more insidious use cases, like exploiting the technology to harass someo...
20:13, 05/23/2019

Tornado Kills 3 on Eighth Anniversary of America's Deadliest Twister Eight years ago, the deadliest tornado in U.S. history wreaked havoc on the 50,000-person city of Joplin, Missouri, killing 161 people. On Wednesday night, city residents had to relive the fear of that day as more than two dozen tornadoes ripped thro...
20:13, 05/23/2019

An Astounding Amount of Water Has Been Discovered Beneath the Martian North Pole Using ground-penetrating radar, scientists detected a massive reservoir of frozen water sandwiched by layers of sand beneath the northern polar ice cap on Mars. This reservoir contains so much ice that, if melted and brought to the surface, it would ...
20:13, 05/23/2019

Rotten Tomatoes Changes Audience Reviews to Protect Against Whiny Man-babies Rotten Tomatoes is adding a new feature to keep the Audience Score more authentic by verifying that users have seen the movie. And whiny, woman-hating man-babies are going to be pissed.Read more......
20:13, 05/23/2019

Grab Two Right Angle, Nylon Braided USB-C Cables Starting Under $10 Our readers have bought thousands of Aukey’s nylon braided right angle Lightning cables, and now, you can do the same for USB-C. Get a pair of these unique, 6.6' long cables for just $12 with promo code NGXRR3X7, or a pack of two 3' cables fo...
20:13, 05/23/2019

Jabra Changed How Noise-Canceling Headphones Work, and I Like It It was exciting when Jabra announced its latest Bluetooth headphones at CES earlier this year. The $300 Jabra Elite 85h look like a beefed-up version of the company’s well-reviewed Move wireless headphones, and inside there’s an intriguing surprise: ...
20:13, 05/23/2019

Ignoring this client asset may become an advisor's nightmare With the right planning, a cash value life insurance policy can help supplement income in retirement. But if you ignore it, loss of coverage and a raft of income taxes could be around the corner for your client....
20:00, 05/23/2019

Amazon's Running Better Casper Discounts Than Casper Ever Has, Today Only Today only, Amazon’s running big discounts on the iconic Casper mattresses and sheets; much larger than you’d ever see on Casper’s own website. The queen mattress is down to $738, or over $250 off, and other sizes have similarly sizable discounts. Yo...
20:00, 05/23/2019

We're Throwing Another Giant All-Day Party for the 24 Hours of Le Mans, and You Should Come Three years ago, we packed some 200 people into Jalopnik’s New York headquarters during the 24 Hours of Le Mans. We fed them booze and french toast. We played video games. We did car trivia. We started a puzzle we didn’t finish. We gave away prizes. ...
20:00, 05/23/2019

I Need an Affordable Four-Seater Sports Car That's Easy to Work On! What Car Should I Buy? Mike is looking for an affordable sporty car to complement his daily driver, but it needs to have some degree of practicality since it will baby occasionally. He wants to be able to work on it easily and have something that is decent for long drives....
20:00, 05/23/2019

GM Delays Chevy Silverado and GMC Sierra 3.0-Liter Duramax Diesel, Cancels 2019 Orders General Motors has been forced to cancel orders and delay the new 3.0-liter Duramax diesel engine for its full-size Chevy Silverado and GMC Sierra pickup trucks, which were originally scheduled to be available early this year, due to emissions testin...
20:00, 05/23/2019

BMW and Its Gigantic M8 Will Pull Out of WEC After Le Mans After becoming a meme at the 24 Hours of Le Mans last year, one might think BMW would prefer a more quiet day-long race this time around. Instead, BMW’s making news before the race begins—by announcing that after just one season, Le Mans will mark th...
20:00, 05/23/2019

Here's What the Cayenne Coupe Would Look Like If It Wasn't Such a Big SUV One of the problems (and there are many) with reshaping a modern SUV into a “coupe” variant, like with the new 2020 Porsche Cayenne Coupe, is that the minimized roofline only makes the body look that much more awkwardly tall and bloated. But with the...
20:00, 05/23/2019

Gear Up For Summer With 20% Off at L.L. Bean If you’re ever planning to head outdoors this season, L.L.Bean is what you want to be wearing when you do it. The outdoorsy brand is taking 20% off your order with promo code SUMMER. This deal seems to apply to both full-price and on-sale items, exc...
20:00, 05/23/2019

Players should walk off the pitch if racially abused, says FIFA Secretyar General FIFA Secretary General Fatma Samoura says the clearest message players can send to fans who are racially abusing them is to walk off the field of play....
20:00, 05/23/2019

Stocks tumble amid worries of a U.S.-China tech war A stern condemnation by Beijing of the recent U.S. blacklisting of Huawei Technology has investors concerned about a technology war between the two economic superpowers....
20:00, 05/23/2019

Bank CEO charged in Manafort bribery scheme to get Trump administration post The head of a Chicago-based bank was charged in an indictment unsealed on Thursday with bribery and accused of corruptly approving high-risk loans to President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort in a scheme to land a top Trump admi...
20:00, 05/23/2019

German mediator heads to Iran amid escalating tensions with U.S. A senior German diplomat headed Thursday to Tehran to press Iran to continue to respect the landmark nuclear deal, despite the unilateral withdrawal of the U.S. and increasing pressure from Washington....
20:00, 05/23/2019

Trump needs an ‘intervention’ for good of the country, Pelosi says A day after Donald Trump stormed out of a meeting with top Democrats, U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she wished his family or staff would conduct 'an intervention' with the president....
20:00, 05/23/2019

Concussions in the NHL: Former and current players speak out Daniel Carcillo can't change the punch to the head that gave him his 7th concussion, but he wants to document every step of his journey, so maybe he can save others....
20:00, 05/23/2019

NASA will reveal plans for its ‘Lunar Gateway’ today, and you can watch live Despite plenty of skepticism over whether or not they can pull it off, NASA seems determined to make it back to the Moon by 2024 — or at least that’s what NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine would like everyone to believe. In any case, the...
20:00, 05/23/2019

Renee Zellweger drama 'What/If' is a just-decent proposal "Everything happens for a reason," a character says in "What/If," but it's not clear what the reason is behind this new Netflix drama, a peculiar mashup of producer Mike Kelley's last series, "Revenge," and an overt riff on the movie "Indecent Propos...
20:00, 05/23/2019

Psychology teacher pens inspiring list of 101 ways to combat stress IS stress affecting your well-being? Here are some ways to de-stress and reduce the amount of worries in your life, according to a psychology teacher....
19:52, 05/23/2019

Former Missouri governor and SEAL Eric Greitens to deploy to Mideast with Navy Former Missouri governor and former Navy SEAL Eric Greitens says he will deploy with the Navy to the Middle East this year, according to a new report....
19:52, 05/23/2019

Pompeo: Trump's claim that Kerry violated Logan Act is 'true' Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Thursday he believes President Trump was correct when he suggested former secretary of state John Kerry violated the Logan Act....
19:52, 05/23/2019

Buttigieg brandishes his military service to smack Trump as a draft dodger Democratic presidential candidate and Afghanistan War veteran Pete Buttigieg went after President Trump's avoidance of military service, accusing him of faking a disability to dodge going to Vietnam....
19:52, 05/23/2019

Cboe Europe Signs GAIN Capital as New Index Customer LONDON – 23 May 2019 – Cboe Europe, the region’s largest equities exchange operator and a division of Cboe Global Markets (Cboe: CBOE), today announced that GAIN Capital (NYSE: GCAP), a leading global provider of online trading services, has si...
19:52, 05/23/2019

Russia's MTS weighs possible impact from U.S. move against Huawei Russia's biggest mobile phone operator MTS is evaluating the possible impact of U.S. sanctions against China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, Chief Executive Officer Alexei Kornya said on Thursday....
19:52, 05/23/2019

U.S. smartphone financing tech startup PayJoy raises $20 million PayJoy, a startup that has developed smartphone technology to facilitate access to credit in emerging markets, has raised $20 million from venture capital firm Greylock Partners, the company said on Thursday....
19:52, 05/23/2019

Pompeo says Huawei CEO lying over ties to China government: CNBC U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Thursday the chief executive of China's Huawei Technologies was lying about his company's ties to the Beijing government, and he believed more American companies would cut ties with the tech giant....
19:52, 05/23/2019

China says U.S. needs to fix 'wrong actions' as Huawei ban rattles supply chains China said the United States needs to correct its "wrong actions" in order for trade talks to continue after it blacklisted Huawei, a blow that has rippled through global supply chains and battered technology shares....
19:52, 05/23/2019

Safaricom, Vodacom plan $13 million purchase of M-Pesa rights from Vodafone Kenya's Safaricom will start a joint venture with Vodacom to acquire the intellectual property rights to the popular M-Pesa mobile financial services platform from Britain's Vodafone, Safaricom's CEO said on Thursday....
19:52, 05/23/2019

Veteran German auto boss joins board of U.S. self-driving software startup A company working to make open-source self-driving software reliable enough to be used in commercially available vehicles said it had hired a former German car boss as it seeks to expand its reach....
19:52, 05/23/2019

Musk's leaked email shows Tesla to make record deliveries in second quarter Tesla Inc is on course to deliver a record number of cars in the second quarter, beating the 90,700 it sent to customers in the final quarter of last year, according to an internal email from Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk to staff....
19:52, 05/23/2019

Bids in Germany's 5G auction already top 6 billion euros Germany's auction of frequencies for fifth-generation mobile services, now into its 10th week, has drawn 6 billion euros ($6.7 billion) in bids so far....
19:52, 05/23/2019

41,000 portable speakers recalled after multiple reports of explosions About 41,000 portable speakers are being recalled after the company received five reports of explosions from the devices, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) said....
19:52, 05/23/2019

Man let massive head tumor grow for 20 years over alleged fear of surgery Surgeons successfully removed an 11-pound tumor from a man’s head after he finally sought help for the mass that had been reportedly growing for 20 years....
19:52, 05/23/2019

Over 62,000 pounds of raw beef recalled over E. coli concerns An Illinois company issued a recall for over 62,000 pounds of beef ahead of what’s largely considered the kick-off to grilling season over concerns about E. coli contamination....
19:52, 05/23/2019

Woman claims botched 'at-home' tattoo landed her in hospital A 20-year-old woman who settled for a cheap tattoo after being told her selected parlor was fully booked said she will always “completely regret it” after she landed in the hospital with a massive infection....
19:52, 05/23/2019

Man graduates NYU nursing school where he started as a teen janitor: 'Never give up on your dreams' When Frank Baez came to the United States with his family as a young teen, he said he took a job in housekeeping at New York University’s Langone Tisch Hospital to help provide for his family....
19:52, 05/23/2019

Jussie Smollett’s Case File Is Unsealed by Judge A group of media organizations, including The New York Times, asked the court to unseal the records regarding the actor’s case, citing a need for more transparency....
19:52, 05/23/2019

Building a health-tracking wearable would be a no-brainer for Amazon Amazon is reportedly getting into the wearables space. It would help the company learn more about customers, and potentially corner the market on a demographic of older, sicker users....
19:39, 05/23/2019

Judith Kerr – a life in pictures Judith Kerr, the author and illustrator whose debut picture book, The Tiger Who Came to Tea, introduced generations of preschool children to the joyful chaos of uncontrolled appetites, has died at the age of 95 Continue reading......
19:39, 05/23/2019

'I don't do cover-ups': Trump lashes out over Pelosi accusation – video Donald Trump rejected a charge by the House speaker, Nancy Pelosi, that he was engaged in a cover-up, saying he was the "most transparent president" the country had ever had. In a last-minute press conference in the Rose Garden, outside the Oval offi...
19:39, 05/23/2019

The Nightingale: watch the trailer for the Babadook director's brutal new film – video Described by the Guardian as ‘a particularly brutal serving of Tasmanian gothic’, the second film by Australian director Jennifer Kent is set in 1825 Van Diemen’s Land: a horrific and violent period in history, during which the state’s Indigenous pop...
19:39, 05/23/2019

Dog jumps from stolen campervan during police chase – video Woman in stolen campervan leads Los Angeles police on chase in which she smashes into cars and curbs before crashing to a stop against a palm tree with a large dog hanging out of the shattered windscreen. Another dog had jumped out of the moving vehi...
19:39, 05/23/2019

'Put that down, cancel that': the Guardian tracks Philip Green to Monaco As his Arcadia empire struggles for survival, its chairman is planning a grand prix partyWhile Sir Philip Green’s 19,000 employees fear for their future as his Arcadia retail empire attempts to engineer a rescue deal, the Guardian tracked down the mu...
19:39, 05/23/2019

Judith Kerr was both sweetness and steel – and I'll miss her | Nancy Banks-Smith She was as dedicated to her work as she was to her family, right to the end. And no one could draw a tiger’s smile quite like her, remembers Nancy Banks-Smith• Share your tributes and memories of Judith KerrWhen I went to interview Nigel Kneale about...
19:39, 05/23/2019

Narendra Modi: from impoverished tea seller to master of political theatre Indian prime minister’s stark popularity stems from image as outsider who courts the massesThe boy who once sold tea at a railway station has become the most influential Indian leader in generations, winning a landslide in election results announced ...
19:39, 05/23/2019

EU leaders call for appointment of first female president Politicians want at least one woman at helm of European commission and councilEU leaders are being urged to select at least one woman when replacing Jean-Claude Juncker and Donald Tusk as the presidents of the European commission and council, positio...
19:39, 05/23/2019

Mario Batali faces criminal charges for alleged assault in Boston Chef who faced multiple sexual misconduct accusations is charged with indecent assault and battery for allegedly groping a womanThe celebrity chef Mario Batali is facing criminal charges for allegedly groping and forcibly kissing a woman at a restaur...
19:39, 05/23/2019

Outrage as Trump delays putting Harriet Tubman on $20 bill until 2026 As a candidate Trump called planned replacement of Andrew Jackson with anti-slavery activist ‘pure political correctness’Donald Trump’s administration is facing criticism for delaying a move to put the anti-slavery activist Harriet Tubman on the $20 ...
19:39, 05/23/2019

Bittersweet no more: Rolling Stones pass Verve royalties to Richard Ashcroft An acrimonious copyright dispute meant Ashcroft was forced to give up royalties to Bitter Sweet Symphony, but a ‘kind and magnanimous gesture from Mick and Keith’ passes rights to himMick Jagger and Keith Richards of the Rolling Stones have ended one...
19:39, 05/23/2019

Seth Meyers on Trump: 'Treat him like he's a grandpa in a nursing home' Late-night hosts focused on the strange battle between the president, Nancy Pelosi and Chuck SchumerLate-night hosts focused on tDonald Trump’s snap press conference on Wednesday as well as the controversy over Democratic candidates appearing on Fox ...
19:39, 05/23/2019

Chelsea Manning director: 'She's a kind of punk rock figure for me' An intimate new documentary follows Chelsea Manning after her prison release – from a safe house in the woods to a run for the senate. ‘We had to tread carefully,’ says Tim Travers HawkinsThe night Chelsea Manning was released from Fort Leavenworth m...
19:39, 05/23/2019

Menopausal? Yes. But at 50 I’m hotter than I was in my 20s | Cally Beaton As an older woman, I’ve never been more comfortable in my own skin. And I still wouldn’t be seen dead in a linen blazerI’m new to being 50 and I’m waiting for it to happen to me: the moment when I vanish without trace. My 51st year started with the B...
19:39, 05/23/2019

It's not a robocall: Elizabeth Warren calls supporters to talk issues Massachusetts senator has been calling donors to her campaign out of the blue this weekElizabeth Warren supporters who notice a strange phone call coming in from a 617 area code may want to pick up the phone for a change, as the Massachusetts senator...
19:39, 05/23/2019

I'm not sure a Spice Girls invite is what Theresa May really, really wants Geri and the gang do insist on weaving themselves into history – but is the world ready for Stoic Spice?A mixed week for Theresa May. On the one hand: she gave a speech on synthetic changes to her withdrawal agreement bill, the sequencing of which be...
19:39, 05/23/2019

Booksmart star Beanie Feldstein: ‘Everyone said we didn’t belong in LA’ She was Lady Bird’s best friend and her brother Jonah Hill got a tattoo in her honour – meet the sparky star of this summer’s wildest high school comedyBeanie Feldstein is eating ice-cream in a red dress that is as bright as strawberry sauce. “This i...
19:39, 05/23/2019

‘After sex on the damp sheets, we passed out’ – the worst moments from Moby’s memoir Natalie Portman has disputed the musician’s account of their ‘relationship’. But fear not: his new book has plenty more steamy storiesYou can tell a lot about Moby’s second memoir, the follow-up to his 2016 effort, Porcelain, from its title: Then It ...
19:39, 05/23/2019

Outcry after Trump officials reveal sixth migrant child died in US custody Ten-year-old girl from El Salvador died on 29 September ‘due to fever and respiratory distress’ after complications with surgeryThe Trump administration has been forced to reveal that a 10-year-old migrant girl died in its custody more than seven mon...
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Rahul Gandhi loses his seat in Congress party landslide defeat Party leader’s north Indian constituency was bastion of support for his famous familyAs India’s opposition Congress party went down to a landslide defeat on Thursday, its leader, Rahul Gandhi, was also convincingly beaten in his own parliamentary sea...
19:39, 05/23/2019

'Phenomenal' 2,300-year-old bark shield found in Leicestershire Archaeologists hail iron age object a ‘marvellous, internationally important find’An “astonishing and unparalleled” 2,300-year-old shield made of tree bark has been discovered in Leicestershire, the only example of its kind ever found in Europe.Archa...
19:39, 05/23/2019

May close to abandoning Brexit bill amid growing cabinet backlash - live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political events as they happen as the UK votes in the European elections 2019 and pressure continues on Theresa May to resignLunchtime summaryWhen will Theresa May resign? An analysisAfternoon summary 6.06pm BST 5.53pm...
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Buttigieg accuses Trump of faking disability to avoid Vietnam draft Veteran and 2020 candidate said Trump, who received a deferment for bone spurs, used ‘his privileged status to fake a disability’Pete Buttigieg, a military veteran and Democratic candidate for US president, has accused Donald Trump of faking disabili...
19:39, 05/23/2019

Facial recognition tech: watchdog calls for code to regulate police use Barrister for information commissioner tells court formal legal framework is requiredThe information commissioner has expressed concern over the lack of a formal legal framework for the use of facial recognition cameras by the police.A barrister for ...
19:39, 05/23/2019

Indiegogo hires Reddit’s Andy Yang as new CEO Indiegogo has a new chief. Andy Yang will take over for outgoing CEO David Mandelbrot, who is stepping down. According to sources close to the company, several other Indiegogo employees are also leaving. Indiegogo has yet to confirm this claim or st...
19:39, 05/23/2019

‘There is a huge black cloud’: Toto Wolff’s emotional tribute to Niki Lauda • Lauda joined Mercedes in 2012 just before Wolff’s arrival• Wolff: ‘I look at pictures and find myself with tears’Toto Wolff, the Mercedes team principal, delivered an emotional tribute to Niki Lauda at the Monaco Grand Prix. Lauda, the three-times ...
19:39, 05/23/2019

The Fiver | Scotland manager Steve Clarke suffers his first crushing disappointment Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!Finding itself on the back foot in the face of overwhelming global outrage for awarding the 2022 Ethics World Cup to Qatar, Fifa reacted with typically monotonous predictability and quickly hit upon ...
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Michael Gray: 'All people want to hear about is that bloody penalty' The former Sunderland player talks about play-offs heartbreak, the kindness of fans and having a giggle with Clive MendoncaBy Richard Foster, author of The Agony and the EcstasyWhen Doncaster Rovers captain Tommy Rowe sliced his kick wide of the goal...
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Bury players urge owner to leave, saying they have gone 12 weeks without pay • ‘Stop negatively impacting everyone’s livelihoods,’ say players• Owner Steve Dale took over club last DecemberThe financial crisis at Bury has been laid bare by a statement on behalf of the players, who won promotion to League One this season, that...
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Admin special, play-off previews and life as a released player – Football Weekly Extra Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Marcus Bean and Ali Maxwell discuss Uefa’s Europa League final problems, Fifa’s World Cup ticketing problems, life after being released by your club and Batistuta’s red and white armyJoin the conversation on Facebook, ...
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Football coach Bob Higgins guilty of 45 counts of indecent assault Former Southampton and Peterborough coach convicted of offences against 23 boys‘The FA didn’t stop him’: long road to justice for victimsA former football coach who helped launch the careers of a string of household names has been found guilty of sex...
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‘Worse than Ronaldo’s’: George Best statue in Belfast mocked Sculpture of late footballer splits his fanbase, with comparisons to a White WalkerFrom Cristiano Ronaldo to Diego Maradona, a dubious likeness in bronze has become almost de rigueur for any self-respecting footballing superstar.Now the late, great G...
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Mets call-up takes 112-mile Uber to stadium then belts sealing homer Rajai Davis, 38, arrived during third inning after 5pm call-upVeteran spent about $230 on Uber to stadium from AllentownRajai Davis took batting practice Wednesday afternoon in Allentown, Pennsylvania. The 38-year-old outfielder ended his night hitti...
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The Eyes In Days Gone Look Good Because They’re Full Of Tears On Wednesday afternoon, Days Gone developer Bend Studios held a Reddit Ask Me Anything. The team’s responses provided a brief but in-depth look at some of the more technical work that went into making Days Gone, including their rendering of eyes—some...
19:39, 05/23/2019

Valls Puts ‘Identity’ at Center of Barcelona’s Mayor Race France’s former premier wants to get elected Sunday in the Spanish city where he was born. Is he a carpetbagger, or a new kind of European politician?...
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FV Frangivento to reveal 1000bhp hybrid hypercar next week Newly established Italian brand will reveal the Asfanè DieciDieci in Turin on 30th May Fledgling Italian carmaker FV Frangivento is due to unveil the first production prototype of its debut hypercar – the Asfanè DieciDieci – on 30th May. Though no d...
19:26, 05/23/2019

BJP's New Recruit Jay Panda Trails In Homeground Kendrapara In Odisha Baijayant 'Jay' Panda was one of the most recognizable faces of Odisha's ruling BJD, apart from its founder and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. It seemed incredible that he could ever quit the party......
19:26, 05/23/2019

Jaya Prada Trailing In Rampur With Around 2.5 Lakh Votes Former Bollywood actress Jaya Prada, a two-term Lok Sabha parliamentarian from Rampur in Uttar Pradesh, has gone through a range of emotions during her campaigns. There were tears and rage....
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Best VPS hosting providers of 2019 Standard shared website hosting packages are cheap and user-friendly, but they're also slow, inflexible, and don't have the power or functionality that professional and business users often need.If you need more than a basic host but can&ap...
19:26, 05/23/2019

PS5's 'incredibly powerful' backwards compatibility will let you play online with PS4 players Rejoice PlayStation 4 owners! If you're not in a position to upgrade your PS4 to Sony's upcoming PlayStation 5, but still want to play online with your squad, then you're in luck. Sony has revealed that the PS5's "incredibly ...
19:26, 05/23/2019

The best free Android apps of 2019 It has been over ten years since Android was first outed by Google, and back then it was hard to imagine the sheer number of apps we'd have today.There are apps for everything, and many of them are completely free, meaning you're just a few...
19:26, 05/23/2019

Best compact camera 2019: 10 top compact cameras to suit all abilities From simple snappers for beginners to high-end powerhouses, here are the best compact cameras you can buy right now.  Compact cameras and the compact camera market have changed considerably over the last few years. Smartphones, with their ever-i...
19:26, 05/23/2019

Uber launches ScUber: an underwater ride-hailing service It was a pun waiting to happen – Uber has launched an underwater ride-hailing service named, naturally, ScUber.ScUber is a partnership with Tourism and Events Queensland, and will take pairs of passengers for a trip to Australia's Great B...
19:26, 05/23/2019

Don't miss these cheap Xbox Live Gold subscription deals this weekend Microsoft raised prices on annual Xbox Live 12-month subscription prices a few weeks ago to £50, putting it in line with Sony's PlayStation Plus prices. Finding cheap Xbox Live Gold deals is our speciality though and we've got one toda...
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Get this VPN deal and bag 12 free one-month accounts to give to your friends As far as VPN deals and promotions go, this one is definitely unique. Instead of giving you something for free, PureVPN is helping you score a few brownie points with your friends and family to make you look like the hero of the day...confused? Let u...
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Apex Legends looks in trouble as revenue drops to new lows Apex Legends is slipping quite considerably, at least in terms of revenue, according to new figures for April, indicating that the game only made a fraction of the amount it did during the first month.According to SuperData, a gaming-focused analytic...
19:26, 05/23/2019

Best domain name registrars of 2019 Every great website needs a snappy, memorable domain name. Coming up with something new is a serious challenge, but once inspiration strikes, you'll need to register that name with a domain name registrar before you can use it online.Registratio...
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The best Memorial Day sales 2019: a guide to the best deals so far Memorial Day 2019 is officially almost here! That means not only a long holiday weekend but also fantastic deals from your favorite retailers. You can find Black-Friday like prices from Walmart, Home Depot, Amazon and more. Memorial Day sales include...
19:26, 05/23/2019

PS5: all the games, specs, news, and rumors for Sony’s Playstation 5 We finally know a new PlayStation is definitely coming. Whether that new console will be called the PS5, PlayStation 5, or something completely different, is yet to be revealed but thanks to Mark Cerny, the chief architect on Sony's next-generat...
19:26, 05/23/2019

Xbox at E3 2019: what we want to see from Microsoft's big keynote conference It's shaping up to be a big E3 for Microsoft. With Sony skipping this year's event entirely, Microsoft's Xbox E3 2019 conference has the chance to steal the whole show. And it looks like that could be the case, with rumors circulating ...
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Best cloud hosting services in 2019 Signing up for a simple website hosting package will usually buy you a defined block of resources on a single server: this much web space, that much bandwidth, maybe a set amount of RAM or CPU cores.While this works well for many websites, having fix...
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Best dedicated server hosting providers of 2019 Opting for a dedicated server means that you get an entire server to yourself. There's no sharing of CPU time, RAM or bandwidth, which means your website stays responsive at all times.Shared website hosting can appear to be amazing value, with f...
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Apple Watch sale: Walmart has the Apple Watch 3 back down to $199 Memorial Day sales are officially here, and Walmart has discounted a variety of best-selling tech items. A standout deal from the sale event is the Apple Watch 3 that's currently on sale for $199. That's an $80 discount and the lowest price...
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Only one in ten NHS Trusts are fully digitized The UK government is aiming for a Paperless NHS by 2020 but new research from OpenText has revealed that many NHS Trusts are falling behind with only one in ten (12%) being fully digitized.The company obtained this new data by issuing a Freedom of In...
19:26, 05/23/2019

Makeup Kit: 'Game of Thrones' star Kit Harington trades sword for a makeup brush The actor, who played Jon Snow on the HBO hit, moonlighted as a makeup artist during the dragon pit scene of the "Game of Thrones" finale.        ...
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'The Voice' champ Maelyn Jarmon is 'freaking out' over meeting Taylor Swift John Legend protegee Maelyn Jarmon is on cloud nine after meeting Taylor Swift and winning Season 16 of "The Voice" Tuesday night.        ...
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Renee Zellweger has an indecent proposal in Netflix's 'What/If': 'I would never!' Renee Zellweger heads to Netflix Friday playing as an imposing venture capitalist with an indecent proposal in Netflix's "What/If."        ...
19:26, 05/23/2019

The first trailer for 'Star Trek: Picard' is full of mystery and wine Patrick Stewart brings his beloved Jean-Luc Picard back for CBS All Access's "Star Trek: Picard," and we just got a mysterious look at the series.        ...
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Schwarzenegger, Hamilton return in 'Terminator: Dark Fate' Get your first look at the trailer for "Terminator: Dark Fate," the first film since 1991's "Judgment Day" to feature original star Linda Hamilton.        ...
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Linda Hamilton picks right up where she left off in 'Terminator: Dark Fate' trailer Watch the trailer for "Terminator: Dark Fate," the first film to reunite Arnold Schwarzenegger and Linda Hamilton since 1991's "Judgment Day."        ...
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'Aladdin': Does it differ from the original movie? How is Will Smith's Genie? We have answers Disney's live-action "Aladdin" is finally flying into the theaters, and we all need answers: How is Will Smith's blue Genie? Who is the breakout star?        ...
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Chimpanzees eat tortoises after smashing them open on tree trunks A group of chimpanzees in Gabon has figured out how to eat tortoises by cracking open their shells against tree trunks — further evidence of the apes’ ingenuity...
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Escalating U.S.-China trade threats stagger global markets; Dow slumps more than 400 Global markets sagged Thursday as uncertainty over trade relations between the United States and China continued to sour investors. The Dow Jones industrial average dropped 350 points at the outset, d......
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Wall Street may need to worry about Trump impeachment talk President Trump declared legislative negotiations will grind to a halt until Democrats drops their investigations of him. As soon as late summer, according to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, the federal government will exhaust its borrowing author...
19:13, 05/23/2019

Head of NOAA says 5G deployment could set weather forecasts back 40 years. The wireless industry denies it. Both sides agree that American advancement and leadership in 5G is critical, but talks break down when it comes to the acceptable level of interference....
19:13, 05/23/2019

Rihanna Launches Her Fenty Fashion Brand With Paris Pop-Up Store (PARIS) — Rihanna, the first black woman in history to head up a major Parisian luxury house, is unveiling her first fashion designs for Fenty at a pop-up store in Paris. The collection, named after the singer-turned-designer’s last name,...
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TikTok Is Turning New Artists Into Viral Sensations. But Who Actually Benefits? In 2017, a little-known rapper named Supa Dupa Humble released his song “Steppin‘” to a muted response. He moved on to other projects, but a year and a half later, he noticed a surge in the song’s view count on YouTube. As he ...
19:13, 05/23/2019

Actor Michael D. Cohen Has Something to Share: ‘I Transitioned’ Ryan Pfluger for TIMEActor Michael D. Cohen in Burbank, Calif. on April 16, 2019. “We need more sweat!” On that command, a production assistant takes a spray bottle filled with glycerin and scurries over to actor Michael D. Cohen, making ...
19:13, 05/23/2019

Quentin Tarantino Was Questioned About Why Margot Robbie Didn’t Have Many Speaking Lines in His Movie. They Both Had Very Different Responses. Quentin Tarantino’s new film Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood had its world premiere at the Cannes Film Festival on Tuesday, and some members of the audience walked away with a few questions. Specifically, why didn’t actress Margot R...
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Why Saying ‘Like’ a Lot Is Like, Actually a Good Thing In 2016, I was offered a promo code to test out a new app designed to help young people talk without filler phrases like you know and like, so they could sound more “authoritative.” I tried not to take the offer personally. For decades, l...
19:13, 05/23/2019

Halle Berry Gave Lena Waithe a Big Kiss For Luck on Her First Night Hosting Jimmy Kimmel Live! While Jimmy Kimmel was off co-hosting the live Norman Lear tribute on Wednesday, he left his talk show in good hands by actor and comedian Lena Waithe to guest host Jimmy Kimmel Live! while he was away. While Waithe has plenty of experience in front ...
19:13, 05/23/2019

Cannes Review: Will Céline Sciamma’s Portrait of a Lady on Fire Be the Surprise Hit Out of Cannes? One of the festival favorites here at Cannes, a picture that, if reviews and word of mouth are any indication, nearly everyone seems to like, is French filmmaker Céline Sciamma’s Portrait of a Lady on Fire, a romance set in the late 18th...
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Booksmart Is the Perfect Coming-of-Age Story for Right Now Only recently have filmmakers begun thinking seriously about coming-of-age stories told from a young woman’s point of view. Olivia Wilde’s clever, peppery Booksmart—in which Beanie Feldstein and Kaitlyn Dever play two brainy teenage...
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The 11 Best Fiction Books of 2019 So Far For the characters in many of the best novels and short-story collections of the year so far, the search to understand oneself is fraught. Teenagers facing the turbulence of first love wrestle with their places in the world as they mature into adults...
19:13, 05/23/2019

George Clooney thought he broke his neck in 2018 motor vehicle crash “Split my helmet in half. It knocked me out of my shoes," George Clooney said giving details of the crash that happened in Italy.        ...
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Pro-Trump star Kristy Swanson: Dean Cain and I got 'death threats' over play Kristy Swanson says she's receiving death threats over a Trump-focused production she's part of with Dean Cain.        ...
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Queen Elizabeth II visits British Airways as airline marks 100th anniversary Queen Elizabeth II, 93, had a busy round of engagements this week, including a visit to Heathrow to mark British Airways' 100th anniversary.        ...
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'Real Housewives' star Joe Giudice can stay in US as he appeals deportation ruling Perhaps Teresa Giudice's confidence is growing after a victory in Joe Giudice’s battle to stay in the United States.        ...
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How Isabella Rossellini stays gorgeous Your skin is amazing. What’s your treatment routine? I love Rénergie Yeux Multi-Glow eye cream. For me, the word “glow” stands for glamour and sophistication, which is what I seek more than just trying to look younger than my age. What’s the correct ...
19:13, 05/23/2019

As Bitcoin surges, hackers rush to spread cryptocurrency malware on Google Play An unfortunate consequence of Bitcoin’s price revival in recent weeks is the resurgence of cryptocurrency malware on Google Play. ESET security researchers, have verified that there were at least two apps on Google Play specifically designed to steal...
19:13, 05/23/2019

Rabobank is the second major bank to cancel its cryptocurrency wallet After exploring the opportunity last year, major Dutch bank Rabobank has decided it’s not going to take its plans for a cryptocurrency wallet any further. In February last year, news surfaced that Rabobank was working on a cryptocurrency service – ca...
19:13, 05/23/2019

This female-led company is using blockchain to promote sustainability At TNW Conference, we explored the future of tech, including blockchain and cryptocurrency. While the latter tends to have its literal ups and downs, blockchain technology seems quite useful when incorporated appropriately. One use case is to track a...
19:13, 05/23/2019

Bolt won’t beat Uber by copying it – it needs to forge its own path Bolt, previously known as Taxify, is a ride-sharing app and one of Estonia‘s four unicorns (AKA startups valued at over $1 billion). On a visit to Talinn, TNW met with Martin Villig, the company’s co-founder, to hear about Bolt’s plans to become the ...
19:13, 05/23/2019

How our interactions with voice assistants normalize sexual harassment For the ongoing series, Code Word, we’re exploring if — and how — technology can protect individuals against sexual assault and harassment, and how it can help and support survivors. This story explores how the four industry-leading female voice assi...
19:13, 05/23/2019

Huawei’s next big challenge is building its own OS After a bunch of companies stopped trading with Huawei, the company is preparing for life after that. Most important of them all was Google, whose ban means the Chinese tech giant can’t use Android, Google Play Store, Play Services, and apps like Gma...
19:13, 05/23/2019

Take the first step toward a coding career with this $11 JavaScript Course With 299 lectures, more than 30 hours of content and 70 different hands-on exercises, this training will have even a coding first-timer grasping the driving concepts behind JavaScript as well as the tools to use it to its fullest potential....
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Thailand’s oldest bank hints at new blockchain app powered by Ripple Thailand‘s oldest bank, Siam Commerical Bank (SCM), has hinted it will be experimenting with blockchain technology powered by Ripple. Earlier this week, rumors of its blockchain pilot surfaced online after eagle-eyed users took to Twitter to share im...
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Playdate is a cute lil’ console with a… crank (?) – and I fucking want one I love it when a bit of gear surprises me. And today? That surprise is the weirdly brilliant games console the Playdate. This little handheld device (it measures 74mm × 76mm × 9mm) looks like a cross between the Pikachu GameBoy Color and GameBoy Adva...
19:13, 05/23/2019

If you lose a body part, other bits get a sensory boost – thank you, brain When you wake up in the middle of the night in total darkness, it can feel as if you have auditory superpowers. Suddenly, you can hear floorboards creak storeys below and the softest rustle of foxes destroying the bins outside, once again. Indeed, it...
19:13, 05/23/2019

Fantasy Football Mock Draft: Making sacrifices in a 14-team league In our latest non-PPR mock draft, Jamey Eisenberg breaks down the challenge of trying to fill your starting lineup with standout players at each position in a 14-team league....
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Critic’s Pick: ‘Barbara Rubin’ Review: An Overlooked Filmmaker Gets Her Due Chuck Smith’s documentary charts the life of Barbara Rubin, the little-known but influential filmmaker who had alliances with the likes of Andy Warhol and Allen Ginsburg....
19:00, 05/23/2019

Mary-Louise Parker to Return to Broadway in ‘The Sound Inside’ The play, by Adam Rapp, is about a professor, a student, and a terrible diagnosis. It is scheduled to begin performances in September and to open in October....
19:00, 05/23/2019

How to Prepare for the Changes Coming to Your Nest Account At its most recent developer’s conference, Google announced that it would be rebranding its Nest lineup of products, ultimately resulting in some changes to its Works with Nest program. The program was initially put into place to help bridge the conn...
19:00, 05/23/2019

Arrow's Star Leaves the Door Open for a Post-Series Finale Return You’ll have to wait a bit longer to see Super Pets in action. Spider-Man: Far From Home’s stars give us some new looks. Plus sneak peeks at Star Trek: Picard, Legion, and more. Spoilers ho!Read more......
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Many Google Duplex 'AI' Calls Are Actually Made by Humans Last year, when Google first showed off its new Duplex feature that used artificial intelligence to make calls for users, it terrified us because it sounded so human.Read more......
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Amazon Is Getting Closer to Building an Alexa Wearable That Knows When You're Depressed It looks like Amazon is working on a new Alexa-powered gadget that can listen to you and decide how you feel, and make recommendations based on your human emotions. Citing internal documents and an unnamed source, Bloomberg reports that the company h...
19:00, 05/23/2019

Court Rules Redditor Can Stay Anonymous in Significant Copyright Case What do Reddit, free speech, and the Jehovah’s Witness religion have in common? A lawsuit regarding the right to remain anonymous online. Last week, a federal court ruled that a Redditor does not have to reveal his identity in a copyright case.Read ...
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Total War: Three Kingdoms review — Best in the series, best in the setting Beyond best-in-setting and best-in-franchise, Total War: Three Kingdoms is a game that instantly contends for best of the year, or best in its genreRead More...
18:52, 05/23/2019

U.S. lobbies South Korea to reject Huawei goods The U.S. is lobbying South Korea not to use Huawei products, a South Korean newspaper reported on Thursday, amid a wider push by Washington.Read More...
18:52, 05/23/2019

Russia’s Yandex expands its Alice voice assistant to the smart home Russian internet giant Yandex has announced a big expansion for its digital assistant Alice, introducing integrations with various smart home products.Read More...
18:52, 05/23/2019

Oculus promises Rift S software update will fix open-ear audio volume Complaints about Rift S's integrated speakers have been stacking up, but Oculus says a software update is on the way to partially fix the issues.Read More...
18:52, 05/23/2019

Nexon’s Godzilla Defense Force rampages onto iOS and Android In advance of the film Godzilla: King of the Monsters, Nexon launches Godzilla Defense Force as a free-to-play mobile game on iOS and Android.Read More...
18:52, 05/23/2019

European Commission urged to develop regulations for Hyperloop projects Hyperloop Transportation Technologies presented European officials with a framework to jump-start creation of deployment rules for the mobility system.Read More...
18:52, 05/23/2019

Pegatron reportedly plans Indonesian iPad and MacBook assembly in June One of Apple's key contract manfacturers is said to be moving tablet and laptop production from China to Indonesia, helping Apple avoid U.S. tariffs.Read More...
18:52, 05/23/2019

PlayStation’s Dominic Mallinson on next-gen VR, wireless, gaze tracking, foveated rendering, and AR VentureBeat interview: Dominic Mallinson, senior vice president of R&D at Sony, talks PSVR, wireless, gaze tracking, foveated rendering, and AR.Read More...
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Microsoft’s AI generates realistic speech with only 200 training samples In a newly published paper, Microsoft researchers describe a state-of-the-art AI speech system that needs only 200 samples to achieve high accuracy.Read More...
18:52, 05/23/2019

Amazon’s AWS Ground Station for satellite data hits general availability Amazon has announced that AWS Ground Station, a service designed for AWS customers to access data from satellites, is now in general availability.Read More...
18:52, 05/23/2019

'Violent tornado' in central Missouri A "violent tornado" touched down in Jefferson City, Missouri, causing heavy damage Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service. Jefferson City Police Lt. David Williams said there have been multiple calls from people trapped in homes. (May 2...
18:52, 05/23/2019

On This Day: 23 May 1994 In 1994, Quentin Tarantino’s "Pulp Fiction" won the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival. (May 23)        ...
18:52, 05/23/2019

Central Missouri tornado wrecks car dealership A "violent tornado" touched down in Jefferson City, Missouri, according to the National Weather Service, but there were no immediate reports of fatalities. There is heavy damage, including in a Jefferson City car dealership. (May 23)   ...
18:52, 05/23/2019

Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio on 'growing up' in Hollywood together The A-list duo discuss working together in Quentin Tarantino's latest project 'Once Upon a Time in... Hollywood' about the 1960's movie industry and the Manson Family murders. (May 23)        ...
18:52, 05/23/2019

Metallica bassist Robert Trujillo joins fans at food bank Metallica enlisted several thousand fans to volunteer for the band's second annual "day of service" in Los Angeles on Wednesday (May 23).        ...
18:52, 05/23/2019

AP Top Stories May 23 A Here's the latest for Thursday May 23rd: Violent tornado hits Jefferson City, Missouri; Evacuations in Oklahoma due to floods; Pentagon has plans for more troops in Mideast; Man rescued from ledge of burning building.     &#...
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D-Day veteran committed to saving France's honor Among the tens of thousands of Allied soldiers who landed in Normandy on June 6, 1944, was a hardened group of elite French commandos who ensured that France had D-Day exploits to be proud of, too. (May 23)        ...
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Tornado tears through Jefferson City, Mo. A violent tornado tore through Missouri's capital late on May 22, 2019 leaving some people trapped, others injured and buildings damaged.        ...
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Uri Geller shows off giant spoon Uri Geller, the illusionist known for his spoon-bending stunts, unveils an 11 ton spoon in Jaffa, Tel Aviv, next to the site where he plans to open his museum next year. (May 23)        ...
18:52, 05/23/2019

Parents of dead West Point cadet can use his sperm to make baby, judge rules It's unclear whether doctors will go along with the wish from parents of West Point Cadet Peter Zhu, even one granted by a court.        ...
18:52, 05/23/2019

'Extraordinary archaeological find': Last known US slave ship found in Alabama The Clotilda, the last known slave ship to come to the United States, has been found nearly 160 years after its illegal voyage to Alabama.        ...
18:52, 05/23/2019

'Chaotic situation' as tornado tears through Missouri's capital of Jefferson City A violent tornado ripped through Jefferson City, Missouri, late Wednesday, leaving many trapped and others injured. More storms are forecast Thursday.        ...
18:52, 05/23/2019

John Walker Lindh, American who became Taliban fighter, released from prison after 17 years John Walker Lindh, a California man dubbed the "American Taliban" following his capture, was released from prison Thursday.        ...
18:52, 05/23/2019

Retired NHL player battles concussion effects Daniel Carcillo hopes he’s a cautionary tale about what repeated blows to the head can do to hockey players. Given that a study estimates there are roughly 59 concussions per National Hockey League season, Carcillo is not alone. (May 23)  ...
18:52, 05/23/2019

Forecasters predict up to 8 hurricanes in 'near-normal' Atlantic hurricane season The federal government predicts a near-normal hurricane season for the Atlantic Basin, with 4 to 8 hurricanes expected to form.        ...
18:52, 05/23/2019

TWA Hotel Doesn't Need City's Power Grid. It Has Its Own. The new TWA Hotel at New York’s Kennedy Airport is a throwback to the days of Jet-Age design, but it relies on an innovative use of modern technology to power the property....
18:52, 05/23/2019

DoorDash's Valuation Soars to $12.6 billion as Money Rushes Into Delivery Food-delivery startup raised $600 million, as investors clamor to get into food delivery undeterred by the lackluster stock market debut of Uber Technologies....
18:52, 05/23/2019

Facebook Curbs Incentives to Sell Political Ads Ahead of 2020 Election Facebook said it stopped paying commissions to employees who sell political ads, as it overhauls how it engages with campaigns ahead of elections in 2020. Once seen as a growth area, political ads are now viewed within Facebook as more of a headache....
18:52, 05/23/2019

George W. Bush honors former President Roh Moo-hyun in South Korea Former U.S. President George W. Bush was in South Korea on Thursday to pay tribute to his counterpart, South Korean President Roh Moo-hyun, at an event marking the 10th anniversary of Roh's death....
18:52, 05/23/2019

Pakistan tests nuclear-capable missile with 900-mile range Pakistan conducted a successful test of a ballistic missile Thursday, which is capable of carrying a nuclear warhead nearly 1,000 miles, officials said....
18:52, 05/23/2019

U.S. lawmakers say World Health Organization shares blame in opioid crisis Two members of Congress have issued a report that gives the United Nations' chief global health organization some responsibility for the opioid crisis in the United States....
18:52, 05/23/2019

South Korea, Japan take part in U.S.-led Pacific naval exercise South Korea and Japan participated in a U.S.-led naval exercise on Thursday in the first joint maneuvers between the two countries since their military ties were strained seriously over a radar row, officials said....
18:52, 05/23/2019

WHO to invest $136M to combat snakebites Because snakebites kill and disable hundreds of thousands of people every year, the World Health Organization unveiled a new strategy Thursday to mitigate the dangers....
18:52, 05/23/2019

Amid rising conflict, Theresa May won't unveil 4th Brexit plan as planned British Prime Minister Theresa May won't submit her fourth proposed agreement to leave the European Union on Friday, as it was planned -- amid rising discontent among members of her party and lawmakers....
18:52, 05/23/2019

IMF study: U.S. tariffs against China hurting Americans most The lasting trade dispute between the United States and China is taking an unexpected toll on American businesses and consumers, a new study by the International Monetary Fund said Thursday....
18:52, 05/23/2019

Ultra-exclusive Rolls-Royce Wraith Eagle VIII revealed Rolls-Royce unveils latest 'Collection' special inspired by world's first non-stop transatlantic flight Rolls-Royce will use this year’s Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este to unveil its latest limited-run Collection Car: the Wraith Eagle VIII. Set to ...
18:52, 05/23/2019

2019 Skoda Superb revealed with plug-in hybrid option Skoda Superb iV Czech firm kicks off electrification programme with hybrid version of revamped flagship model Skoda has revealed the revised version of its flagship Superb saloon and estate, which will be offered with a plug-in hybrid powertrain f...
18:52, 05/23/2019

Skoda reveals electric Citigo-e iV as affordable EV offering Skoda's first electric car gets a 164-mile range and promises to be one of the best-value EVs on the market Skoda has officially unveiled its first pure electric car in Bratislava: the Citigo-e iV.  In effect Skoda's updated version of the Volkswage...
18:52, 05/23/2019

New Vauxhall Corsa-e: official pics of electric hatch Vauxhall Corsa-e Battery electric version of perenially popular supermini revealed with 211-mile range Vauxhall has revealed the new full electric Corsa-e supermini, which will kickstart the brand’s electrification programme when it goes on sale n...
18:52, 05/23/2019

Video: Ferrari 488 Pista vs McLaren 720S - 700bhp supercar face-off They are two of the most exciting supercars to unleash on a track - but what are they like at road-legal speeds away from a circuit? The Ferrari 488 Pista and McLaren 720S are two of Autocar's favourite supercars of the moment. Both are mid-engined,...
18:52, 05/23/2019

Rugged new Skoda Superb Scout joins facelifted range Skoda brings 4x4 Scout trim to newly updated Superb, but it's currently not destined for the UK Skoda has added a new Scout variant to its Superb flagship for the first time, completing the facelifted model’s range revealed earlier today. It’s not c...
18:52, 05/23/2019

Kris Jenner explains why Kim Kardashian, Kanye West named newborn son Psalm Kris Jenner recently revealed why her daughter Kim Kardashian and son-in-law Kanye West named their fourth child Psalm —a name that has left fans with mixed feelings....
18:52, 05/23/2019

CNN’s Brian Stelter deletes tweet claiming he covered Michael Avenatti story: ‘I got mixed up’ CNN once helped make a star out of embattled attorney Michael Avenatti and now the liberal network’s in-house media guru Brian Stelter was caught misleading followers about the former porn lawyer, even deleting a tweet in the process. ...
18:52, 05/23/2019

Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: Endgame’s Resolution Of Black Wido Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: Endgame’s Resolution Of Black Widow Was A Disservice To Both Her, And Hawkeye • Japanese Cookbook 101 - Pt. 1: Dashi, Misoshiru, Furikake • TAY Retro: Colecovision - Colecovision’s Ata...
18:52, 05/23/2019

Warframe’s Gas City Is Now Stalked By A Giant Robotic Bird The Ropalolyst stalks the Corpus Gas City on Jupiter occasionally feasting on the metropolis’ machinery as if the place were made of worms. Part of Warframe’s latest update, the Jovian Concord, the gigantic bird comes from an ancient race of AI terra...
18:52, 05/23/2019

Some Of EVE Online's Most Powerful Groups Are Heading For War EVE Online is infamous for many things: scams that leave their victims devastated, player-created empires that span the stars, and perhaps most for war. The wars of EVE involve thousands of players across the globe, all focused on singular goals. Th...
18:52, 05/23/2019

Buttigieg: ‘It’s disgusting’ that Trump is reportedly considering pardoning soldiers convicted of war crimes The Democratic presidential aspirant, who served in Afghanistan as a Navy Reserve intelligence officer, was interviewed at a Washington Post Live event....
18:52, 05/23/2019

Conrad Black’s unconventional path to a pardon boosted by one of Trump’s biggest on-air defenders Alan Dershowitz, a law professor who has regularly gone on television to declare the president’s innocence from charges of obstruction of justice, wrote a letter to the White House requesting the pardon....
18:52, 05/23/2019

Pelosi says Trump wants to be impeached and is angry that House Democrats are not moving in that direction The speaker offered her assessment as the Republican president and Democrats continued to blame one another for an impasse on infrastructure and other legislation....
18:52, 05/23/2019

Varun Gandhi Leading From Pilibhit With Around 4,85,000 Votes Feroze Varun Gandhi, often seen as the 'other Gandhi', thanks to his estranged relatives in the Congress party, is a two-time parliamentarian from Uttar Pradesh....
18:52, 05/23/2019

Urmila Matondkar Trailing In Mumbai North Seat In Maiden Election Contest Congress' Mumbai North Lok Sabha candidate Urmila Matondkar has lost her maiden election against BJP veteran Gopal Shetty. As per the latest trends available, Mr Shetty has taken a decisive lead of......
18:52, 05/23/2019

Dimple Yadav Trails In Close Battle In Kannauj Dimple Yadav, a two-time Samajwadi Party lawmaker, is contesting for the third time from Uttar Pradesh's Kannauj, a party stronghold. She is currently trailing from the seat in a close battle with the......
18:52, 05/23/2019

Gautam Gambhir Set To Win Lok Sabha Election From East Delhi Gautam Gambhir, cricketer-turned-politician, is set to win from East Delhi constituency. He had found himself in multiple controversies - some of Breaking News proportions - in his weeks-old political......
18:52, 05/23/2019

Lok Janshakti Party's Chirag Paswan Wins From Jamui In Bihar Chirag Paswan, a former actor and son of Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) leader and Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan, made his electoral debut from Jamui in Bihar in 2014 and won, riding the 'Modi wave'....
18:52, 05/23/2019

Naveen Patnaik Become Odisha Chief Minister For The 5th Time Naveen Patnaik, Chief Minister of Odisha, records a fifth term in office as his party, the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) wins against an aggressive BJP - a former ally - which hasmade inroads into the coastal......
18:52, 05/23/2019

VK Singh Leading From Ghaziabad With Over 6 Lakh Votes VK Singh, a former army chief and junior minister in the External Affairs Ministry, is contesting the Lok Sabha election from Ghaziabad in western Uttar Pradesh....
18:52, 05/23/2019

BJP's Babul Supriyo On Verge Of Victory Against Moon Moon Sen In Asansol Union Minister Babul Supriyo, the BJP candidate from Bengal's Asansol, dabbles in a number of roles. He is a singer, television host and even an actor. He joined politics in 2014 and won an unlikely......
18:52, 05/23/2019

Trinamool's Moon Moon Sen Trails Babul Supriyo In Bengal's Asansol Moon Moon Sen, the actor-turned-politician, was the Trinamool's "giant slayer" in 2014. She is trailing BJP's Babul Supriyo in Asansol as the BJP secured a thumping victory in the national elections....
18:52, 05/23/2019

Study shows pesticide exposure may raise blood pressure in children Elevated pesticide use to produce flowers during the Mother's Day harvest has been linked to high blood pressure in children living near fields in Ecuador....
18:39, 05/23/2019

Judith Kerr, Author of The Tiger Who Came to Tea, Dies at 95 (LONDON) — Judith Kerr, author and illustrator of the bestselling “The Tiger Who Came to Tea” and other beloved children’s books, has died at the age of 95. HarperCollins chief executive Charlie Redmayne announced her death Th...
18:39, 05/23/2019

A Senior German Diplomat Is in Iran Trying to Convince Tehran to Stick to the Nuclear Deal (BERLIN) — A senior German diplomat headed Thursday to Tehran to press Iran to continue to respect the landmark nuclear deal, despite the unilateral withdrawal of the U.S. and increasing pressure from Washington. Tensions have soared in the Mid...
18:39, 05/23/2019

Botswana Just Lifted Its Ban on Elephant Hunting (JOHANNESBURG) — Botswana has lifted its ban on elephant hunting in a country with the world’s highest number of the animals, a decision that has brought anger from some wildlife protection groups and warnings of a blow to lucrative touri...
18:39, 05/23/2019

'The Tiger Who Came to Tea' author Judith Kerr dies at 95 Judith Kerr's story of the tea-drinking tiger has been shared by parents with young children since it was first published in 1968.        ...
18:39, 05/23/2019

10 best-selling military books for Memorial Day, including 'Unbroken,' 'American Sniper' Take a look at the top-selling nonfiction, military titles that have appeared on our best-selling books list over the past 25 years.        ...
18:39, 05/23/2019

Powered by nature: Norwegian cruise operator signs rotten fish biogas deal Norwegian cruise ship operator Hurtigruten has signed a 7.5-year deal to buy liquefied biogas (LBG) made from dead fish and other organic waste to help power its vessels, the firm said on Thursday....
18:39, 05/23/2019

In Egypt's Nile Delta, fishermen's families hope for a bigger catch In Egypt's Nile Delta, Om Ahmed ponders how her two sons will be able to marry and build new homes when they only earn about 70 Egyptian pounds ($4.10) from a day's fishing....
18:39, 05/23/2019

Teenage activists demand climate action on eve of global school strike Children, some as young as eight, will walk out of class in cities around the world on Friday in a fresh wave of strikes called by young people who fear adults are sleepwalking toward a collapse in the global climate system....
18:39, 05/23/2019

Debut Dutch green bond lures more than 20 bln euros of orders (In May 21 story, corrects paragraph 3 to show 82.5% of bids from green money accounts were allocated. Also corrects para 8 to say that green investors were eligible for a 10% higher allocation, not that they were given an additional allocation of up...
18:39, 05/23/2019

French bank SocGen further reduces business with coal industry French bank Societe Generale said it was further reducing its servicing the coal industry, as financial companies and banks around the world gradually withdraw from fossil fuel industries to protect the environment....
18:39, 05/23/2019

Violent weather kills three in Missouri, floods rivers in Oklahoma A relentless barrage of violent weather in the central United States left three people dead on Thursday, local media said, as tornadoes raked across southwest Missouri and devastated the state capital, and heavy rain flooded rivers in Oklahoma....
18:39, 05/23/2019

Montenegro moves to halt small hydro power plants Bowing to pressure from environmental groups, Montenegro's government has decided to stop issuing permits for the construction of small hydro power plants and reconsider those awarded so far, economy minister said on Thursday....
18:39, 05/23/2019

U.S. forecasters predict two-four major hurricanes in 2019 Atlantic storm season U.S. forecasters expect the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season beginning June 1 to be near average in the number and intensity of storms, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Climate Prediction Center said on Thursday....
18:39, 05/23/2019

Audi to replace TT with new electric sports car: Official News 23 May, 2019 Audi comes clean that the car to replace the current TT will be all-electric. Our exclusive images preview how it could look...
18:39, 05/23/2019

U.S. New-Home Sales Fell in April New-home sales in the U.S. declined in April, posting the largest monthly drop since the end of last year and signaling the housing market is on weaker footing during the key spring selling season....
18:39, 05/23/2019

Honda recalls 137,000 SUVs for sudden airbag deployments Honda Motor said on Wednesday it is recalling 137,000 new sport utility vehicles following reports of three injuries tied to sudden air bag deployments in the U.S....
18:26, 05/23/2019

Natura agrees to buy Avon, creating a cosmetics powerhouse Brazil's Natura said on Wednesday it had reached an agreement to buy rival Avon Products via a share swap, creating the world's fourth-largest beauty company with a redoubled focus on direct sales....
18:26, 05/23/2019

European pilots urge EU regulator to conduct independent review of Boeing 737 Max European pilots are urging the EU's aviation regulator to conduct an independent and thorough review of the Boeing 737 Max before it flies again. The planes have been grounded since mid-March following two fatal crashes....
18:26, 05/23/2019

How Dell found its way and transformed with the changing times In its 35-year history, Dell has grown from a PC maker to a tech conglomerate with $90 billion in sales and services in storage, servers, infrastructure and security....
18:26, 05/23/2019

CNBC's 2019 Healthy Returns Summit: Full Panels Healthy Returns featured some of the most influential leaders in health care, including United Therapeutics CEO Martine Rothblatt, Cigna CEO David Cordani, Fmr FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, Novartis CEO Vasant Narasimhan, J&J CEO Alex Gorsky....
18:26, 05/23/2019

FAA acting head: Airlines don't need to extend Boeing 737 Max flight cancellations The FAA's acting chief says airlines don't need to make more changes to their schedules after removing the the Boeing 737 Max from service through August. The FAA will review Boeing's software and training changes after two of the plan...
18:26, 05/23/2019

European final a step in "spectacular progress" for Barca women's team Barcelona are making their first appearance in the women's Champions League final against holders Olympique Lyonnais on Saturday but landing a maiden European title is just one part of the club's grand ambitions in the booming women's game....
18:26, 05/23/2019

Game needs to embrace knowledge of female coaches, says Sundhage With the majority of the 24 teams at the Women's World Cup coached by men, the game needs to embrace the wealth of experience that female soccer coaches have to offer, former United States and Sweden coach Pia Sundhage told Reuters....
18:26, 05/23/2019

UEFA aims to double number of women soccer players by 2024 European soccer's governing body UEFA launched a five-year plan for women's soccer on Friday, aiming to double the number of women and girls playing the sport by 2024....
18:26, 05/23/2019

Basketball: Simmons, Bogut, Mills head Australia squad for World Cup Ben Simmons, Andrew Bogut and Patty Mills were among nine NBA players included in Australia's the 17-man squad for this year's basketball World Cup on Thursday....
18:26, 05/23/2019

Soccer: Relaxed Japan hoping to peak at women's World Cup A fun and relaxed atmosphere prevailed at Japan's training camp on Wednesday as Asako Takakura's team began their final preparations for the women's World Cup in France....
18:26, 05/23/2019

Soccer: Argentina name nine professionals in women's World Cup squad Argentina announced its squad for the women's World Cup on Wednesday, with coach Carlos Borrello calling up nine professional players and drafting in the rest from the country's domestic amateur league....
18:26, 05/23/2019

Motor racing: Lauda's death has taken away heart and soul of F1, says Wolff Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff said the death of triple world champion Niki Lauda had stripped Formula One of its heart and soul, leaving him feeling 'like a zombie' and struggling to contain his emotions....
18:26, 05/23/2019

Putin honors FIFA's Infantino with state medal over 2018 World Cup FIFA President Gianni Infantino thanked Russia on Thursday for hosting the "best World Cup ever" as President Vladimir Putin presented him with a state award for his role in making last year's tournament possible....
18:26, 05/23/2019

Tennis: Nadal primed for another French Open charge after Rome crescendo Rafael Nadal has hit form at the perfect time heading into the French Open after a slow start, by his standards, to the claycourt season caused some to doubt his chances of continuing his vice-like grip on the tournament....
18:26, 05/23/2019

Motor racing: McLaren vow to learn from their Indianapolis fiasco McLaren boss Zak Brown shouldered the blame on Thursday for the team's failure to qualify Fernando Alonso for this weekend's Indianapolis 500 and said he would do things very differently next time....
18:26, 05/23/2019

Qatari president of PSG under investigation in France for graft The Qatari president of French soccer club Paris Saint-Germain, Nasser al-Khelaifi, is under formal investigation in France for alleged corruption related to Doha's bid to host the athletics world championship, his lawyers said on Thursday....
18:26, 05/23/2019

Cycling: Polanc takes overall Giro lead Slovenian Jan Polanc seized the leader's pink jersey at the Giro d'Italia on Thursday as Cesare Benedetti claimed victory on the first mountainous stage on this year's route....
18:26, 05/23/2019

Raytheon wins $151.5M contract to provide missile support for U.S., 20 allies Raytheon Missile Systems was awarded a $151.5 million contract to provide the United States and 20 allies with integrated logistics support and repairs for sustainment of AIM-9X Sidewinder tactical missiles....
18:26, 05/23/2019

Google faces Irish inquiry over possible breach of privacy laws Technology firm’s Ad Exchange processing of users’ personal data being investigatedThe Irish data protection commission has opened an investigation into Google over suspected infringements of European Union privacy rules.The statutory inquiry will pr...
18:26, 05/23/2019

China factories releasing thousands of tonnes of illegal CFC gases, study finds Levels of ozone-depleting gas spiked when air from industrialised areas of China arrived, say researchersIndustries in north-eastern China have released large quantities of an ozone-depleting gas into the atmosphere in violation of an international t...
18:26, 05/23/2019

American Airlines union: blaming pilots for Boeing 737 Max crashes 'inexcusable' Allied Pilots Association says jetmaker’s anti-stall software forced plane into such an aggressive dive pilots could not recoverAmerican Airlines’ pilots’ union has hit back at Boeing for insinuating that some responsibility for the two crashes of it...
18:26, 05/23/2019

4 the Weekend: Astronomy Night at the Desert Museum MUSIC  90’s House Party Saturday 8 p.m. AVA Amptheater This 90’s inspired concert will take places at AVA Amphitheater Saturday. Artists include Vanilla Ice and Coolio. Tickets start at $25. SPORTS Sugar Skulls v Arizona Rattlers Saturd...
18:13, 05/23/2019

The Latest: Pelosi suggests ‘intervention’ over Trump threat WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and congressional Democrats (all times local): 11:35 a.m. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is suggesting an “intervention” with President Donald Trump after he vowed to not work with Congre...
18:13, 05/23/2019

Philadelphia DA Accuses Judge of Bias, Says Meek Mill Should Get New Trial Meek Mill’s legal woes have not only been lengthy, but have provided a textbook example of just how deeply flawed our criminal justice system is. But after years of bad news, the Maybach Music signee might finally be seeing the light at the end of th...
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