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06/19/2019

FIFA Women's World Cup: Lena Oberdorf – The 17-year-old student learning fast Her coach says she's "fantastic," and Lena Oberdorf has made made her mark at the World Cup while taking time out from school. With Germany through to round of 16, she could enhance her reputation against South Africa....
11:39, 06/19/2019

FIFA Women's World Cup: Germany hammer South Africa to secure top spot Having already booked their place in the Round of 16, Germany were out to clinch top spot in Group B. They did so in formidable fashion against a South Africa side that struggled to keep up....
11:39, 06/19/2019

FIFA Women's World Cup: Germany find their shooting boots just before the knockouts Germany have qualified for the knockout stages after coming through Group B unbeaten and without conceding a single goal. Monday's 4-0 win over South Africa was welcome but routine. Now there are bigger tests to come....
11:39, 06/19/2019

Mexico's AMLO faces first major crisis after US immigration deal Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's presidency has hit a wall. An immigration agreement he struck with the United States is under fire from his own party, and has damaged his popularity in Mexico....
11:39, 06/19/2019

Throngs attend Trump's official 2020 reelection kickoff in Florida Thousands of adoring fans are in Orlando for what they say will be a historic event. Though his reelection campaign began the day he took office, the rally marks its official beginning in a must-win state....
11:39, 06/19/2019

Germany's Siemens to cut 2,700 jobs Siemens has announced massive job cuts in its power generation division as it seeks to make cost savings. The industrial giant is undertaking a major restructuring with the aim of cutting more than €2 billion in costs....
11:39, 06/19/2019

FIFA Women's World Cup: Brazil's Marta overtakes Miroslav Klose as leading World Cup scorer She's a six-time world player of the year and has now scored 17 World Cup goals, but Marta has never won women's football's biggest prize. Judging by the competition in Group C, that could be a tall order this year too....
11:39, 06/19/2019

Domestic violence against men – German states move to break taboos For the first time ever, two German states are launching an initiative to help male victims of domestic violence. Officials in Bavaria and North Rhine-Westphalia say they want to break the taboos surrounding the topic....
11:39, 06/19/2019

Germany: 670 kilograms of heroin seized at Polish border German authorities have seized a record amount of smuggled heroin at the German-Polish border. The drugs were said to be worth upwards of €50 million on the street....
11:39, 06/19/2019

Ex-UEFA boss Michel Platini freed after questioning over 2022 World Cup Michel Platini has been released from custody after being questioned over the awarding of the 2022 FIFA World Cup to Qatar. The ex-UEFA president was one of the members who voted for the decision....
11:39, 06/19/2019

Trump begins 2020 US presidential election campaign with Florida rally The president talked tariffs and his former rivals during his first official rally for the 2020 election. He used his speech to position himself as a Washington outsider, 2 1/2 years into his presidential term....
11:39, 06/19/2019

Canada approves contentious expansion of crude oil pipeline Canada has once again approved a contentious pipeline expansion that would allow the nation to diversify oil markets. The new pipeline has drawn criticism from environmental groups that fear spills....
11:39, 06/19/2019

Australian state legalizes voluntary euthanasia An Australian state has enacted euthanasia laws to allow terminally-ill patients to end their lives with lethal medication. The first death could take place in as soon as three weeks....
11:39, 06/19/2019

Refugee numbers worldwide hit record high: UN For the first time ever, the number of displaced people reached 70.8 million at the end of 2018, according to the UNHCR. The agency's chief warned against a hostile climate for refugees, but Germany came in for praise....
11:39, 06/19/2019

Germany seeks 'level playing field' in China The German economy minister has described China as a partner and competitor. He said it is time to establish better trade rules that don't put European companies at a disadvantage....
11:39, 06/19/2019

Climate change: Myopic stock markets deter green investments Companies remain torn between making socially responsible investments and meeting the short-term expectations of the stock market. But it's not all gloom and doom for green investors, especially in Europe....
11:39, 06/19/2019

Jamal Khashoggi: UN to release report on murder of Saudi journalist Earlier this year, the UN said that Khashoggi was "the victim of a brutal and premeditated" murder, "planned and perpetrated" by Saudi officials. The journalist was allegedly strangled in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul....
11:39, 06/19/2019

Adidas: EU court rules against three stripes trademark The German company will not be allowed to trademark three stripes next to each other, Europe's second-highest court has ruled. The court called it "an ordinary figurative mark."...
11:39, 06/19/2019

Venezuelan journalists report on their own survival As the UN's Michelle Bachelet visits Venezuela to address the political standoff and electricity and internet blackouts becoming the norm, life's daily struggles have become an unwanted news beat for journalists....
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MH17 investigators to name suspects Almost five years after a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet was shot down above Ukraine, an international team of investigators is set to launch criminal proceedings against individual suspects....
11:39, 06/19/2019

Blake Shelton Gets a Special Kiss on His Birthday and Gwen Stefani Approves It appears Blake Shelton's birthday has been nothing but a piece of cake! On Tuesday, The Voice judge and "God's Country" singer celebrated his 43rd birthday with his......
11:26, 06/19/2019

Ben Higgins Gets Honest About Lauren Bushnell's Engagement: ''My Life Isn't Tied to Her'' After news of Lauren Bushnell's engagement to Chris Lane broke, Ben Higgins congratulated his ex on Tuesday's episode of The Ben & Ashley I Almost Famous Podcast. It may seem......
11:26, 06/19/2019

Jennifer Morrison Joins This Is Us Season 4 Once upon a time, This Is Us got a brand new cast member. E! News can confirm that Jennifer Morrison is joining This Is Us season four in a recurring guest star role, about which, of......
11:26, 06/19/2019

Is This the Best, Dumbest Act To Ever Get 4 Yeses on America's Got Talent? Here's a thing that could literally only work this one time, and then never again. Andy Rowell auditioned for America's Got Talent with claims that he's a karaoke superstar,......
11:26, 06/19/2019

Trump has two strategies to counter nuclear threats. Neither is working US President Donald Trump inherited an improving economy, two of America's longest wars in abeyance, and ISIS on the way out. But he failed to appreciate one of the most fragile gifts Obama handed to him: the Iran nuclear deal....
11:26, 06/19/2019

British air hostesses are selling their used tights on eBay for extra money AIR hostesses are raking in cash by charging eBay users for their worn clothing. Tights, shoes and belts are among the items to sell for a pretty penny....
11:13, 06/19/2019

WA audit finds pathology IT replacement two years late and doubled in budget Once complete, WA's pathology information system replacement project will cost around AU$24 million more than expected and be delivered two years late....
11:13, 06/19/2019

Singapore ahead in use of digital health records, but behind in AI for diagnosis Some 89 percent of healthcare professionals in Singapore use digital data records, ahead of their peers in Australia and India, but are behind countries such as China and Saudi Arabia in tapping artificial intelligence to improve the accuracy of thei...
11:13, 06/19/2019

After Boeing showstopper, Airbus seeks order bounce Airbus, reeling from the potential loss of a major customer for its best-selling A320neo as British Airways owner IAG placed a lifeline order for the grounded 737 MAX, prepared to hit back with more orders for its A321XLR on Wednesday....
11:13, 06/19/2019

Elbit Systems wins $73 mln defence contract from Germany's Diehl Israel's Elbit Systems said on Wednesday it won an approximately $73 million contract from Diehl Defence GmbH & Co to provide directed infrared counter measure systems for the German Air Forces' Airbus A400M aircraft....
11:13, 06/19/2019

UPDATE 3-Rocket hits site of foreign oil firms in Iraq's Basra, three hurt A rocket struck the site of the residential and operations headquarters of several global major oil companies, including U.S. giant ExxonMobil, near Iraq's southern city of Basra early on Wednesday, wounding three people, Iraq's military said....
11:13, 06/19/2019

Nikkei ends near 6-week highs on hopes for trade talks, Fed rate cut Japan's Nikkei rallied hard to end near six-week highs on Wednesday on news that the United States and China will revive talks on trade, while expectations the U.S. Federal Reserve will cut rates this year supported sentiment....
11:13, 06/19/2019

UPDATE 1-UK Stocks-Factors to watch on June 19 Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening 10 points higher at 7,453 on Wednesday, according to financial bookmakers, with futures down 0.03% ahead of the cash market open....
11:13, 06/19/2019

Mitsubishi signs MOU for 15 Spacejet planes Mitsubishi Aircraft Corp said on Wednesday it had signed a preliminary deal to sell 15 newly redesigned Spacejet M100 aircraft to a North American airline....
11:13, 06/19/2019

UPDATE 1-After Boeing showstopper, Airbus seeks order bounce Airbus, reeling from the potential loss of a major customer for its best-selling A320neo after British Airways owner IAG placed a lifeline order for Boeing's grounded 737 MAX, prepared to hit back on Wednesday with more orders for its new A321XLR....
11:13, 06/19/2019

European shares back to earth after Draghi bombshell European stock markets were flat on Wednesday after posting their best results in five months a day earlier thanks to a strong policy speech from European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi that flagged a potential return to bond-buying and lower inter...
11:13, 06/19/2019

METALS-Shanghai base metals rise as U.S.-China trade talks set to resume Shanghai base metals prices rose on Wednesday as hopes grew for a resolution to the prolonged U.S.-China trade war after U.S. President Donald Trump said talks would resume later this month after a recent hiatus....
11:13, 06/19/2019

TABLE-UAE's Fujairah oil inventory data for week ended June 17 Fujairah Oil Industry Zone on Wednesday published, via industry information service S&P Global Platts, the following weekly inventory data for oil products for the week ended June 17. Volumes are in thousands of barrels. Figures in brackets repre...
11:13, 06/19/2019

Activists urge Google to break up before regulators force it to Shareholder activists want Google parent Alphabet Inc to break itself up before regulators force the world's biggest internet ad seller to split into different pieces....
11:13, 06/19/2019

Top Australian analyst joins CLSA exodus to Jefferies - report U.S. financial services firm Jefferies has hired well-known Australian banking analyst Brian Johnson from rival broker CLSA, adding to more than two dozen others who have been poached from the Asia-focused broker, local media reported on Wednesday....
11:13, 06/19/2019

SoftBank-backed Tokopedia scores record $1.3 bln Ramadan sale Tokopedia, an Indonesian e-commerce site backed by SoftBank and Alibaba , said on Wednesday it generated a record $1.3 billion in gross merchandise volume (GMV) during Ramadan sale, amid soaring demand for online retail....
11:13, 06/19/2019

Foresight in deal with Elbit Systems for image processing software Israel's Foresight Autonomous Holdings signed an agreement with a subsidiary of Elbit Systems for exclusive marketing of its image processing software for the defence, paramilitary and homeland security markets....
11:13, 06/19/2019

Indigo Partners to acquire 50 A321XLR jets from Airbus Indigo Partners, the private equity firm of veteran low-cost airline investor Bill Franke, agreed on Wednesday to acquire 50 of the new long-range version of Airbus' A321neo jet....
11:13, 06/19/2019

Taiwan's China Airlines plans to upgrade fleet with Boeing 777 freighters Taiwan's China Airlines Ltd has provisionally ordered up to six Boeing Co 777 freighters, the companies said on Wednesday, as the carrier attempts to modernise its cargo fleet....
11:13, 06/19/2019

Indian Kitchen Hacks: Easy Tips To Remove Egg Yolk From Egg Whites (Video) Separating egg yolk from egg whites can be terribly frustrating. Luckily, there are some easy tips to separate eggs yolk from whites, and the best part with no "special tools" required....
11:13, 06/19/2019

11th suspect arrested in David Ortiz's shooting as details emerge on who allegedly paid for attempted hit Dominican Republic authorities arrested an 11th suspect in the murder-for-hire plot against former Red Sox player David Ortiz as details emerge on who allegedly paid for the attempted hit....
11:00, 06/19/2019

Trump refuses to say sorry to Central Park Five over wrongful conviction Donald Trump has refused to apologise to five men wrongly convicted of raping a female jogger in New York City's Central Park 30 years ago, saying "they admitted their guilt"....
11:00, 06/19/2019

Mickey Callaway Has A Very Mets Reason For Overworking His Most Reliable Reliever Mets ace Jacob deGrom was electric Tuesday night against the Atlanta Braves. Coming off a dispiriting 12–3 loss Monday to open the series, and having lost five of seven to drop four games below .500, the Mets needed deGrom to do the ace thing, and he...
10:52, 06/19/2019

British Airways Owner IAG Signs Deal To Buy 200 Boeing 737 Max Planes Boeing's grounded 737 MAX jet received a boost after British Airways-owner IAG signed a letter of intent to order 200 of the planes and said it was confident that it would return to service in the......
10:52, 06/19/2019

Iran Says There Will Be No War With United States: Report There will not be any military confrontation between Iran and the United States, the secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council was quoted as saying on Wednesday by state news agency IRNA....
10:52, 06/19/2019

Wayne Newton tells Vegas jury he fired shot as burglars fled Longtime Las Vegas entertainer Wayne Newton told a jury he fired a gunshot to scare away two burglars he and his wife and daughter found fleeing their home a year ago...
10:52, 06/19/2019

Mortal Kombat 11 DLC characters: Spawn teased, Xbox exclusive Nightwolf skin coming soon? As NetherRealm has teased a series of concept images for Sindel, Nightwolf and Spawn, Xbox execs chime in to show their support for Microsoft exclusive skins in the fighting title....
10:52, 06/19/2019

Gov. Gavin Newsom apologizes to California's Native Americans for "genocide" California Gov. Gavin Newsom apologized Tuesday through an executive order to the state's Native Americans for the "genocide" it committed against its people....
10:39, 06/19/2019

Apollo 11 at 50: Space program transfixed Americans, changed pop culture Manned space missions since 1961 have influenced pop culture -- entertainment, architecture, fashion, consumer goods and language. The Apollo 11 moon landing was the pinnacle....
10:39, 06/19/2019

YouTube uses AR to let you try on makeup during tutorials There's no question YouTube's beauty bloggers have some of the largest followings, and the platform has become an important place for even the biggest makeup brands to debut their products. Now, Google's AR Beauty Try-On feature will l...
10:39, 06/19/2019

Adam Sandler's 'Murder Mystery' breaks Netflix viewing records While Netflix was famously reticent about releasing viewing statistics, over the last year or so the company has become more open about it. Its latest revelation confirms the theory that someone out there likes Adam Sandler movies, since his latest s...
10:39, 06/19/2019

Google's new Chrome extension makes it easy to report suspicious sites Google's Safe Browsing feature will only work if it knows what websites to protect you against, which is why the tech giant is encouraging users to report suspicious sites. The company has launched a new Chrome extension called Suspicious Site R...
10:39, 06/19/2019

PBS celebrates the lunar landing's anniversary with a space miniseries This year marks the lunar landing's 50th anniversary, and PBS is celebrating the event by broadcasting a space-themed mini-series. The broadcaster will debut the six-episode show entitled Stellar on June 20th, publishing the episodes on its YouT...
10:39, 06/19/2019

Hong Kong lawmakers raise complaints over police brutality Hong Kong lawmakers grill security secretary over allegations of police brutality during protests over an extradition bill that eventually was suspended...
10:39, 06/19/2019

Death toll rises in eastern India in encephalitis outbreak Indian authorities say six more children have died in an encephalitis outbreak in eastern Bihar state, bringing the death toll to 112 children this month...
10:39, 06/19/2019

Trump sees Mideast peace. Others see a ‘racist, colonial mentality.’ Next week the administration will hold an event aimed wooing West Bank development projects, but the Palestinian political and business communities have rejected it outright....
10:39, 06/19/2019

Canada approves a pipeline expansion the day after declaring a ‘climate emergency’ Caught between environmental and economic concerns, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government said it will push ahead with the $5.5 billion Trans Mountain Pipeline project....
10:39, 06/19/2019

K-Pop Pick Of The Day: Step By Step It’s been awhile since we’ve featured a classic girl group pop ballad, in the veins of Gfriend’s Me Gustas Tu or A Pink’s No No No. Oh My Girl’s Step By Step is one of the better examples of late....
10:39, 06/19/2019

Sanders: Trump speech lies, distortions, nonsense Democratic Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders described President Trump's Tuesday night speech as "an hour-and-a-half speech of lies, distortions and total, absolute nonsense." Trump declared his 2020 election campaign on Tuesday night. (June...
10:39, 06/19/2019

Trump slams Democrats, press during 2020 campaign kick-off rally in Florida Jabbing at the press and poking the eye of the political establishment he ran against in 2016, U.S. President Donald Trump officially kicked off his reelection campaign Tuesday...
10:26, 06/19/2019

U.S. forces deployed to Persian Gulf just a deterrent: Mike Pompeo The Trump administration is not seeking conflict with Iran and its military buildup in the Persian Gulf is aimed entirely at deterring Iranian aggression and threats to U.S. interests and international shipping, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Tu...
10:26, 06/19/2019

U.S. authorities seize more than $1B worth of cocaine from ship at Philadelphia port U.S. authorities have seized more than $1 billion worth of cocaine from a ship at a Philadelphia port, calling it one of the largest drug busts in American history....
10:26, 06/19/2019

Permafrost in Canadian Arctic thawing 70 years earlier than predicted, study finds "What we saw was amazing," Vladimir E. Romanovsky, a professor of geophysics at the university, told Reuters by telephone. "It’s an indication that the climate is now warmer than at any time in the last 5,000 or more years."...
10:26, 06/19/2019

Uganda: Experimental Ebola drugs approved for use; two new cases suspected Uganda's health minister announced that health officials have been cleared to use three new experimental Ebola treatments, a week after the disease entered the country from the Democratic Republic of Congo....
10:26, 06/19/2019

U.N.: 71 million displaced worldwide by war, violence, persecution Nearly 71 million people have been displaced by war, violence and persecution worldwide last year, the largest number recorded in the United Nation's history, the international organization's refugee agency said....
10:26, 06/19/2019

South Korea calls for 3rd U.S.-North Korea summit South Korea's Unification Minister Kim Yeon-chul called Wednesday for a third summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, stressing the importance of working-level talks to ensure a n...
10:26, 06/19/2019

On Politics: Trump Kicks Off 2020 Campaign With Familiar Grievances The president told a raucous Florida crowd that the election would be “a verdict on the un-American conduct of those who tried to undermine our great democracy.”...
10:13, 06/19/2019

Yuvraj Singh Seeks BCCI's Permission To Play In Foreign T20 Leagues Yuvraj Singh, while announcing his retirement, had confirmed that he will not be participating in the IPL but expressed his wish to play in foreign T20 leagues....
10:13, 06/19/2019

March of the under 10s – generation growing up as protesters Research says those born since 2010 are expert at spotting fake news and handling technology Political protest, spotting fake news and taking control of new technology comes naturally to the UK’s under 10s, the so-called Alpha generation and the firs...
10:13, 06/19/2019

Two-thirds of Britons want faster action on climate, poll finds Research suggests support for urgent measures to tackle crisis is becoming mainstreamNearly 70% of British people want urgent political action to tackle climate change and protect the natural environment, according to research by a coalition of green...
10:13, 06/19/2019

Britain hit by torrential rain, flooding and thunderstorms Homes left without power and roads flooded in south-east after overnight delugeTorrential rain and thunderstorms have hit parts of the UK overnight as unsettled weather continued to cause disruption across the country.Homes were left without power an...
10:13, 06/19/2019

UK firms will face 'deliberate disruption' to hit zero carbon goal State ready to disrupt or phase out the most polluting business activities to meet 2050 targetUK companies must brace for the government to deliberately disrupt or phase out business areas that are unfit for a net zero-carbon economy, according to a ...
10:13, 06/19/2019

Coal-loving colonials put Australia on the road to cooked. Now it's time to turn the heat down | Liz Conor Climate change is colonialism’s final frontier which is why land rights are the first order of climate justiceIn the Anthropocene we humans have become a geological force, a “force of nature” – and a self-defeating one. But this crisis in climate and...
10:13, 06/19/2019

Fact-checking President Trump’s reelection campaign kickoff Phony numbers on trade. Unfounded claims about immigrants. False statements about special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s investigation. You know, the usual....
10:00, 06/19/2019

Pride sale celebrates 50 years since Stonewall – in pictures To mark WorldPride and the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising, Swann Galleries in New York is holding a Pride sale, which explores and celebrates the art, influence and history of the LGBTQ+ community. Books, manuscripts, photographs, archive...
10:00, 06/19/2019

Sexists assemble! Someone has 'defeminised' Avengers: Endgame An anonymous ‘fan’ has made a new edit of the Marvel hit with less women, less feelings, less male hugging and less entertainmentLike me, you probably hated Avengers: Endgame because it contained too many components that you ideologically oppose. Lik...
10:00, 06/19/2019

The Monkees review – nothing left to prove in fun and moving 'final' show • Sydney Opera HouseJane Caro was a pre-teen fanatic screaming her lungs out at the Monkees in 1968. Their alleged final gig was, she says, a rollicking good time In 1968 I was an 11-year-old who was obsessed with the Monkees. Their concert at the Sy...
10:00, 06/19/2019

Feel-bad TV: why are we obsessed with small-screen tragedy? The surprise success of devastating fact-based dramas Chernobyl and When They See Us has shown that summer audiences aren’t always seeking escapism Before it had even reached its conclusion, Chernobyl had topped IMDb’s user-voted Best Television Show...
10:00, 06/19/2019

GitHub acquires Pull Panda and makes its code review tools available for free Exactly one year after buying GitHub for $7.5 billion, Microsoft has now purchased Pull Panda to beef up the software development platform with more collaborative tools. The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed by the two companies. “Joinin...
10:00, 06/19/2019

Samsung is reportedly preparing to launch its Galaxy Note 10 in August CNET reports that Samsung is gearing up to unveil its Galaxy Note 10 phone on August 7 at the Barclays Center in New York. That lines up with the Korean firm’s usual annual schedule for Galaxy Note launches – but it’s possible that the date might cha...
10:00, 06/19/2019

YouTube will soon let you try out makeup with AR If you’re obsessed with makeup tutorials on YouTube, we’ve good news for you. You can now try out makeup with your favorite YouTubers using augmented reality. The tool is called AR Beauty Try-On, will let you virtually try products on your face with ...
10:00, 06/19/2019

Shimmering Bralettes and Pearl Capes: Alighieri Introduces Talismanic Ready-To-Wear “I’ve always thought of jewellery as your armour; people from all cultures have worn it to protect themselves since the beginning of time,” explains Mahtani...
09:52, 06/19/2019

|Trumpsayshe’llhave'extended'meetingwithXiatG-20 The US and China said their presidents will meet in Japan next week to relaunch trade talks after a month-long stalemate, triggering a rally in financial markets....
09:52, 06/19/2019

|TheonlyoptionforEskomisoneSAcan'tafford President Cyril Ramaphosa will announce measures to address the crisis at Eskom in his State of the Nation Address to Parliament Thursday, according to his economic adviser Trudi Makhaya....
09:52, 06/19/2019

Matt Gaetz: Trump's 'Keep America Great' campaign an 'inclusive movement' President Trump's campaign is an inclusive venture that seeks to unite Americans in favor of economic prosperity, according to Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla....
09:39, 06/19/2019

Trump campaign kickoff appears to outdraw similar event for Obama's re-election bid On Tuesday night in Orlando, Fla., it appeared that President Trump drew a larger crowd for his 2020 re-election campaign kickoff event than former President Barack Obama did for a similar event in Columbus, Ohio....
09:39, 06/19/2019

Charlie Kirk: Ocasio-Cortez 'the most powerful Democrat in office' Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., may not be in House leadership, but she is still the most powerful Democratic lawmaker in office, according to Charlie Kirk....
09:39, 06/19/2019

Reparations for slavery remains divisive issue for US, remarks by Booker, McConnell suggest Comments from two U.S. senators -- one a Democrat and the other a Republican -- appeared to illustrate Tuesday how far apart the two parties are on the proposal of reparations for the descendants of American slaves....
09:39, 06/19/2019

Rubio hits back at NYT reporter who called him out for ‘smiling’ at Trump rally Senator Marco Rubio hit back at a reporter after he tweeted it was “very strange” to see the Florida senator “smiling and chuckling” at the president’s re-election rally in Orlando Tuesday evening....
09:39, 06/19/2019

Trump close to rolling back Obama-era environmental rules The Trump administration is close to completing one of its biggest rollbacks of environmental rules, replacing a landmark Obama-era effort that sought to wean the nation's electrical grid off coal-fired power plants and their climate-damaging polluti...
09:39, 06/19/2019

Donald Trump Jr blasts Joe Biden, asks why he didn’t ‘cure cancer’ in last 50 years While warming up the crowd at President Trump’s re-election rally in Orlando Tuesday, first son Donald Trump Jr. took a few swipes at the Democratic front runner....
09:39, 06/19/2019

Some asylum-seekers should be halted at border, new USCIS acting director says in memo to staff: report President Trump’s recent appointee to head U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is apparently wasting little time in making changes at the agency....
09:39, 06/19/2019

Genetic risk at fault for 30 percent of heart disease cases While diet and lifestyle play a large role in heart disease, researchers in Sweden report that more than 30 percent of cases are caused by genetics -- much higher than previously thought....
09:39, 06/19/2019

JLo and A-Rod find buyer for condo owned less than a year Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez have found a buyer for their luxe home at 432 Park Ave. in Midtown. The $17.5 million spread, which the engaged pair bought for $15.31 million in 2018, has entered contract, according to a StreetEasy update and its l...
09:39, 06/19/2019

Activist rips on Hudson Bay’s $7 share offer Activist investor Jonathan Litt isn’t done rattling cages at Saks Fifth Avenue — but he may be too late. Saks owner Hudson’s Bay Co. announced plans to go private last week, prompting Litt — who pushed for a sale two years ago — to deride the $7.06 p...
09:39, 06/19/2019

Van’s General Store moving offices to 441 Broadway The Van’s General Store offices will move to the penthouse of 441 Broadway from the streets of Orchard. Founded by actor Liev Schreiber and artist Scott Carlson in 2012, VGS is an agency “that combines Hollywood connections and street smarts” for bra...
09:39, 06/19/2019

Plans for Tower Fifth in Midtown include Venezuela consulate The current Venezuelan consulate on East 51st Street is supposed to be incorporated into Harry Macklowe’s proposed Tower Fifth skyscraper, and any sale seems to have escaped complications from US sanctions. Looking out, the lobby will frame the side ...
09:39, 06/19/2019

Starrett-Lehigh building gets major upgrades — and new name The Starrett-Lehigh building is getting street cred with a new entrance, retail, restaurants and food hall under the new moniker Starrett-Lehigh Depot. “Enormous and eclectic, the Depot offers an array of flexible spaces for food, fitness, retail, es...
09:39, 06/19/2019

New Zealand vs South Africa live stream: how to watch today's Cricket World Cup 2019 from anywhere Having scored their first win of the 2019 Cricket World Cup 2019 by defeating Afghanistan by nine wickets on Saturday, South Africa face another crucial test as they try to cling on to their hopes of remaining in the tournament. No matter where you a...
09:39, 06/19/2019

OnePlus reveals upcoming OxygenOS features including ultra-wide video recording on OnePlus 7 Pro OnePlus is known to listen and act on the feedback it receives from its customers. This is one of the major reasons as to why the company thrives on a backbone of its versatile community. OnePlus 7 Pro, their latest smartphone has already received a ...
09:39, 06/19/2019

MSNBC's Chris Matthews: Trump should be calling Elizabeth Warren 'Geronimo' amid poll surge MSNBC host Chris Matthews showered Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass, with praise on Tuesday night, so much so that he suggested to President Trump that he ought to start calling her "Geronimo" due to her recent surge in the polls.  ...
09:39, 06/19/2019

UN: Nearly 71 million now displaced by war, violence at home A record 71 million people have been displaced worldwide from war, persecution and other violence, the U.N. refugee agency said Wednesday, an increase of more than 2 million from last year and an overall total that would amount to the world's 20th mo...
09:26, 06/19/2019

Platini: "It hurts," soccer star says of police questioning After a day of police questioning centering on his former role as a top decision-maker in soccer, Michel Platini was released from custody without charge in the early hours of Wednesday and said he found the experience painful given "everything I've ...
09:26, 06/19/2019

Investigation team to announce progress in MH17 probe An international team of investigators building a criminal case against those responsible in the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 is set to announce progress in the probe, nearly five years after the plane was blown out of the sky above conflic...
09:26, 06/19/2019

Iraqi official: Rocket hits oil site, wounds 3 Iraqi workers Iraqi officials say a rocket hit an oil-drilling site in southern Basra province, striking a camp housing energy giant Exxon Mobil and wounding three local workers, one seriously....
09:26, 06/19/2019

Trump EPA finalizing rule to gut Obama coal plant regulations The Trump administration is set to finalize Wednesday its much-anticipated rule gutting President Barack Obama’s signature plan for reducing carbon emissions from coal plants to combat climate change....
09:26, 06/19/2019

Autopsy report shows UNCC shooting victims died of multiple gunshots The North Carolina Office of the Chief Medical Examiner released autopsy reports for two students killed in a shooting at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte in April....
09:26, 06/19/2019

Philadelphia shipping container seizure nets $1B cocaine bust Law enforcement officials seized shipping containers full of $1 billion worth of cocaine from a port in Philadelphia on Tuesday, federal prosecutors announced....
09:26, 06/19/2019

Iraqi-Canadian receives 26 years for plot to kill U.S. soldiers in Iraq A federal judge in New York sentenced an Iraqi-Canadian man to 26 years in prison Tuesday for plotting to kill U.S. soldiers in Iraq, the Justice Department announced....
09:26, 06/19/2019

Gov. Gavin Newsom apologizes to California's Native Americas for "genocide" California Gov. Gavin Newsom apologized Tuesday through an executive order to the state's Native Americans for the "genocide" it committed against its people....
09:26, 06/19/2019

Farooq Abdullah Holds "Chai Pe Charcha" In BJP Bastion Jammu A day after taking oath as a Lok Sabha member from Srinagar, former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah Tuesday held a National Conference version of "chai pe charcha" in the newly-turned......
09:13, 06/19/2019

Centre To Remove 'Minimum Education' Rule Needed To Get A Driving Licence The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways on Tuesday decided to remove the requirement of minimum educational qualification for driving a transport vehicle....
09:13, 06/19/2019

Rahul Gandhi Tweets "Thank You" To PM Modi For Birthday Greetings Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted birthday greetings to Rahul Gandhi this morning. "May he be blessed with good health and a long life," PM Modi wrote on Twitter...
09:13, 06/19/2019

"Have You Made Surya Namaskar Part Of Routine?": PM Tweets New Yoga Video Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted a new yoga video this morning that lists multiple benefits of Surya Namaskar or the "sun salutation" pose. The Surya Namaskar video is the latest in the series of......
09:13, 06/19/2019

Parliament LIVE Updates: PM Modi Congratulates Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla Parliament LIVE Updates: The The 17th Lok Sabha convened for the third day today as most of the prominent leaders took oath during the first two days of the session. Several key bills are expected to......
09:13, 06/19/2019

PM Modi's Meet On 'One Nation One Election' Today, 5 Leaders To Skip It Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold an all-party meeting today to discuss two key issues -- his initiative of "One Nation One Election" and the Nitis Aayog's proposal of developing "aspirational......
09:13, 06/19/2019

BJP's Om Birla Elected Lok Sabha Speaker, PM Modi Leads Him To Chair The BJP's senior lawmaker Om Birla was unanimously elected the new Lok Sabha Speaker today after opposition parties supported his candidature. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who moved the motion for......
09:13, 06/19/2019

PM Modi To Host Dinner For All Members Of Parliament Tomorrow The invitation to all the members of the parliament was extended by Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi to all members of Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha....
09:13, 06/19/2019

Top Court Notice To Poll Body On Congress Petition On Rajya Sabha Bypolls The Supreme Court today issued a notice to the Election Commission over a petition by the Congress seeking simultaneous elections to two Rajya Sabha seats that have fallen vacant after the BJP's Amit......
09:13, 06/19/2019

8 Killed, 11 Injured In Road Accident In Uttar Pradesh Eight people were killed and 11 others injured when their vehicle collided with a mini-goods carrier on the Moradabad-Agra national highway in Sambhal, the police said today....
09:13, 06/19/2019

Party Headed By BR Ambedkar's Grandson Files Complaint Against Congress The Republican Sena has approached the Delhi Police complaining that some people tried to spread rumours that its party President Anandraj Ambedkar, grandson of BR Ambedkar, joined the Congress ahead......
09:13, 06/19/2019

During the Ice Age, Long-Legged Hyenas Prowled the Arctic A pair of fossilized teeth confirms the presence of hyenas north of the Arctic circle during the last Ice Age. The discovery fills an important fossil gap that finally explains how hyenas ended up in North America. Read more......
09:13, 06/19/2019

Alex Kurtzman's Plan for More Star Trek Than Ever Before: Keep It Varied Star Trek: Discovery is already charting itself a bold new course going into season three. Picard is on the way. And that’s before we get to the animated shows and the seemingly zillions of other Star Trek projects in the works. In an age with more T...
09:13, 06/19/2019

HP Spectre x360 15 Review: A Slick Laptop That's Nearly Ruined by One Stupid Mistake The HP Spectre x360 15-inch laptop is a lovely machine. It’s attractively designed, powerful enough for most big tasks, and features a new 15.6-inch OLED display that will make your eyes weep with joy. Too bad HP put a terrible trackpad on the thing....
09:13, 06/19/2019

Astronomers Peer Back 13 Billion Years and See Two Galaxies Colliding Scientists have spotted one of the most distant (and therefore the youngest) example of merging galaxies yet observed, according to new results.Read more......
09:13, 06/19/2019

Why Is It Raining so Much This Year? The atmosphere has been heaving rain at the eastern U.S. like kids lob water balloons at a water fight. The never-ending barrage of rain has left the Midwest flooded, the Gulf of Mexico primed for a huge dead zone, and New Yorkers who walk everywhere...
09:13, 06/19/2019

One of the World’s Most Ancient Cities Experienced Surprisingly Modern Problems New archaeological evidence suggests the inhabitants of Çatalhöyük, an ancient city founded over 9,000 years ago in what is now Turkey, were subject to many urban problems we’re familiar with today, including overcrowding, interpersonal violence, and...
09:13, 06/19/2019

The Original NES Console Had a Motion Control Joystick 15 Years Before the Nintendo Wii Did Remember how the Wii’s groundbreaking motion controls helped Nintendo sell over 100 million consoles? Well, it turns out it wasn’t actually the first Nintendo console you could play by flailing around a joystick. Thanks to a third party accessory cal...
09:13, 06/19/2019

I'm Sure Austria Is Really Scared by Uber's Threats to Pack Up Its Toys and Go Home Spurred on by looming unfavorable legislation and stock market disappointment, Uber is reportedly playing hardball again, this time with the entire country of Austria.Read more......
09:13, 06/19/2019

The New York Subway Is Afraid of the Humble Vulva A startup focused on sexual wellness is suing the New York public transit system after its sex toy ad campaign was rejected. The company, Dame Labs, includes a pretty exhaustive list of other sexually-oriented advertisements that the MTA has run, inc...
09:13, 06/19/2019

Here's How Google Is Hoping to Speed Up Its Big Upgrade to SMS RCS, or Rich Communication Services was supposed to be the messaging protocol that banished SMS to the dark ages and upgraded today’s texting experience with modern features like read receipts, better multimedia sharing, way bigger character limits, ...
09:13, 06/19/2019

Cyber-Heist That Impacted Millions Bankrupts Medical Debt Collector A billing collections agency that was hacked last year in an incident believed to impact millions of medical patients is now seeking a federal bankruptcy court’s protection from its own creditors.Read more......
09:13, 06/19/2019

San Francisco Set to Approve First-of-Its-Kind Ban on E-Cigarette Sales The city of San Francisco has become the first in the U.S. to move to ban all sales of e-cigarettes in a unanimous vote by city supervisors, SFGate reported on Tuesday, in what officials characterized as an effort to fight back against youth vaping.R...
09:13, 06/19/2019

There's an Awesome New Infinity Train Trailer, But You Have to Work for It Cartoon Network’s promising new animated series, Infinity Train, finally has a new full trailer. But, much like our science geek hero Tulip, solving a puzzle to watch it is part of the adventure. Read more......
09:13, 06/19/2019

T-Mobile and Sprint May Offload $6 Billion in Assets to Dish As Part of Merger Deal With DOJ Dish Network Corp. is “in talks” to buy up assets that T-Mobile and Sprint are planning to sell off in order to have their terrible merger approved by antitrust authorities, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday.Read more......
09:13, 06/19/2019

Exclusive: Trump Says the Mueller Investigation Hurt His Approval But Fired Up His Base President Donald Trump‘s approval rating has never cracked 50% in Gallup polls, but he argues that it would be several points above that if it weren’t for Special Counsel Robert Mueller‘s investigation. “Based on the economy, ...
09:13, 06/19/2019

‘We Are Going On to Victory.’ President Trump Officially Kicks Off His 2020 Reelection Campaign (ORLANDO, Fla.) — Jabbing at the press and poking the eye of the political establishment he ran against in 2016, President Donald Trump officially kicked off his reelection campaign Tuesday with a grievance-filled Florida rally that focused mor...
09:13, 06/19/2019

With a Lift From Jacob deGrom, the Mets Trounce the Braves DeGrom took a shutout into the ninth inning, and Pete Alonso homered to highlight the first four-hit game of his career as the Mets routed the first-place Atlanta Braves, 10-2....
09:13, 06/19/2019

Ex-UEFA head Platini freed after being questioned over Qatar World Cup Michel Platini, the former head of European soccer association UEFA, was freed in the early hours of Wednesday after having been questioned over the awarding of the 2022 World Cup soccer tournament to Qatar....
09:13, 06/19/2019

Taco Bell’s free giveaway was so popular it briefly crashed the website and mobile app Who could have seen this coming? Taco Bell on Tuesday decided to launch a giveaway, handing out free Doritos Locos Tacos to customers as part of the chain’s “Steal a Game, Steal a Taco” promotion in honor of the Golden State Warrior...
09:13, 06/19/2019

Trump supporters call speech 'fantastic' Supporters called President Donald Trump's speech 'electric' and 'fantastic,' after he kicked off his 2020 re-election campaign in Orlando, Florida on Tuesday night. (June 19)        ...
09:00, 06/19/2019

RBI Penalises HDFC Bank For Violating Know Your Customer Norms The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has imposed a fine of Rs 1 crore on private sector lender HDFC Bank for violating norms related to know your customer....
09:00, 06/19/2019

Disney World increases price of annual passes ahead of Star Wars land opening Walt Disney World Resort has significantly increased the cost of several of its annual park passes, just ahead of the August 29 opening of its new Star Wars land at Hollywood Studios park in Orlando....
09:00, 06/19/2019

Two of the world's 4 all-time hottest temperatures have occurred in the past 3 years 129 degrees. 128.7 degrees. Those unfathomably hot temperatures have officially been confirmed as the Earth's 3rd and 4th hottest temperatures ever.        ...
09:00, 06/19/2019

Nearly 71 million displaced by war, violence at home, UN report says A record 71 million people have been displaced worldwide from war, persecution and other violence, the U.N. refugee agency said, an increase of more than 2 million from last year        ...
09:00, 06/19/2019

Ex-MLB star Lenny Dykstra, wrestler spent 9 hours dumpster diving for dentures Former Major League Baseball star Lenny Dykstra and his wrestler friend spent 9 hours dumpster diving behind a Jersey Mike’s over the weekend to find Dykstra’s $80,000 dentures that had accidentally been thrown away....
08:52, 06/19/2019

Nationals pitcher breaks nose when errant bunt hits him in the face Washington Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer broke his nose during batting practice in a hard-to-watch moment during batting practice Tuesday, the team confirmed....
08:52, 06/19/2019

Investors are concerned about these 3 things Markets are rallying ahead of Wednesday's open on hopes for a resolution in the US-China trade war. But trade tensions remain a major source of anxiety for investors....
08:52, 06/19/2019

Why Hong Kong Protesters Aren’t Calling It Quits After the Suspension of a Controversial Extradition Bill Twice in as many weeks protesters have thronged to Hong Kong’s streets in unprecedented numbers to demand the government withdraw a proposal that would allow extraditions to mainland China. Both times, Hong Kong’s top official refused to ...
08:52, 06/19/2019

France leads the world in mistrust of vaccines For Marie-Claire Grime, who works in a pharmacy northeast of Paris, questions about vaccines are a daily challenge. They come mainly from parents who say they're worried about "a lot of chemicals" being put into their children, she says. She does her...
08:52, 06/19/2019

Varying vaccine trust leaves populations vulnerable, global study finds Trust in vaccines - one of the world's most effective and widely-used medical products - is highest in poorer countries but weaker in wealthier ones where scepticism has allowed outbreaks of diseases such as measles to persist, a global study found o...
08:52, 06/19/2019

Most wins all time in NASCAR Cup Series Who has claimed the most victories in the history of the NASCAR Cup Series? A look at the drivers in order of most wins.       ...
08:52, 06/19/2019

Allen makes strong debut for Padres in 4-1 win over Brewers Left-hander Logan Allen pitched seven brilliant scoreless innings to win his major league debut, Francisco Mejia hit a two-run home run and Manny Machado added an RBI double as the San Diego Padres beat the Milwaukee Brewers 4-1    &#...
08:52, 06/19/2019

Platini released from custody after police questioning Former UEFA president Michel Platini was released from custody in the early hours of Wednesday after being questioned as part of a corruption investigation into the awarding of the 2022 World Cup to Qatar       ...
08:52, 06/19/2019

Coach Kerr backs Scots to bring 'A-game' against Argentina Scotland must "bring their A-game" to their final group stage match of the women's World Cup against Argentina on Wednesday if they are to have any hope of reaching the last-16, coach Shelley Kerr has said....
08:52, 06/19/2019

MLB roundup: Red-hot Blackmon makes history in Rockies' rout Charlie Blackmon became the first Colorado player to have at least three hits in five consecutive games as the Rockies beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 8-1 in Phoenix on Tuesday night....
08:52, 06/19/2019

Possession key for Cameroon clash, says New Zealand's Longo New Zealand's slim hopes of making it to the knockout rounds of the women's World Cup for the first time will depend on denying Cameroon possession in their last Group E game in Montpellier on Thursday, midfielder Annalie Longo has said....
08:52, 06/19/2019

Australia goes Kerr-azy after four-goal blitz at World Cup Tributes rained down on Sam Kerr in Australia on Wednesday after the striker-captain became the nation's first player - male or female - to score a World Cup hat-trick in a four-goal blitz of Jamaica....
08:52, 06/19/2019

Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency faces privacy concerns and political backlash Facebook announced a new global cryptocurrency called Libra, part of an effort to expand into digital payments that immediately raised privacy concerns.Read More...
08:39, 06/19/2019

Don’t believe the myths — 5G will bring AR and VR to the masses 5G offers extraordinary applications -- telesurgery, assistance to pilots, and aiding first-responders, that recently would have sounded like a pipe dream.Read More...
08:39, 06/19/2019

Magnitude 6.4 Earthquake In Japan Triggers Tsunami, 16 Injured A strong 6.4-magnitude earthquake rocked Japan, sparking a tsunami advisory that was later lifted with no reports Wednesday of major damage and only a handful of light injuries....
08:39, 06/19/2019

Britain Must Leave EU By October 31 Or Pay The Price: Boris Johnson Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to be Britain's prime minister, repeated his pledge on Tuesday that he would take the United Kingdom out of the European Union by October 31, saying otherwise the......
08:39, 06/19/2019

Promised $9 Million, US Teen Killed "Best Friend", Shared Videos: Police An American teenager has been charged with conspiring to murder her "best friend" after a man she met online offered her $9 million to commit the crime....
08:39, 06/19/2019

Saudi Arabia De-Fangs Religious Police But Plans To Enforce "Decency" Saudi Arabia has rendered toothless the once-feared religious police amid a liberalisation drive, but a planned "public decency" law is stoking controversy with some fearing a revival of morality......
08:39, 06/19/2019

"Could Kill Millions": US Seizes $1 Billion Worth Of Cocaine From Ship Federal authorities seized 16.5 tons of cocaine worth more than $1 billion from a ship in Philadelphia in one of the largest drug seizures in US history, the US Justice Department said on Tuesday....
08:39, 06/19/2019

China's Friendship With North Korea "Irreplaceable", Says Xi Jinping Chinese President Xi Jinping has written a rare opinion piece in North Korea's official newspaper Wednesday, just a day before his scheduled visit to Pyongyang, saying Beijing's friendship with the......
08:39, 06/19/2019

Investigators To Name Suspects In Malaysian Flight MH17 Crash International investigators are on Wednesday expected to announce charges against several suspects in the shooting down of flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine five years ago in an attack which killed all......
08:39, 06/19/2019

France Has Lowest Levels Of Trust In Vaccines: Global Survey France has the lowest levels of trust in vaccines globally, according to the world's biggest survey on public attitudes toward health and science, which was published on Wednesday....
08:39, 06/19/2019

China Belt And Road Can Speed Development, Needs Transparency: World Bank China's massive Belt and Road infrastructure drive could speed up economic development and reduce poverty for dozens of developing countries, the World Bank said on Tuesday in a new report that called......
08:39, 06/19/2019

Auction In US Featuring "Mughal Magnificence" Expected To Set New Records Ever since its announcement, Christie's upcoming auction -- "Maharajas and Mughal Magnificence" -- of Indian jewels, gemstones and decorative objects that span over 500 years, has been the talk of the......
08:39, 06/19/2019

Record 70.8 Million People Displaced At End Of 2018, Says United Nations More than 70 million people were counted last year as displaced from their homes, a record that underestimates the real number of refugees and asylum seekers, the UN said Wednesday....
08:39, 06/19/2019

IMF Package For Pak Should Not Be Used To Repay Chinese Loans, Warns US Amidst reports that the International Monetary Fund or IMF has reached a multi-billion dollar bailout package with cash-strapped Pakistan, the United States is seeking "conditionality" in the new......
08:39, 06/19/2019

Kuwait And Pakistan Recorded As Third And Fourth Hottest On Earth Following years of tireless investigation, the World Meteorological Organization on Tuesday announced that two recent temperature readings have been accepted among the hottest recorded on Earth....
08:39, 06/19/2019

Russia, China Block US Effort To Halt North Korea Fuel Deliveries Russia and China on Tuesday blocked an American initiative that aimed to halt fuel deliveries to North Korea, which Washington accuses of exceeding its annual ceiling for 2019, diplomatic sources......
08:39, 06/19/2019

| Ineos rocked as Thomas crashes out of Tour de Suisse Team Ineos were holding their breath over Geraint Thomas's shoulder as he was rushed to hospital for tests after crashing out heavily at the Tour de Suisse....
08:39, 06/19/2019

| Pelicans eye Williamson, future in NBA Draft Teenage star Zion Williamson is set to be chosen with the top pick in the NBA Draft on Thursday as the New Orleans Pelicans launch their quest to build a championship team....
08:39, 06/19/2019

Cilic begins Queen's Club title defense with win Marin Cilic begins defense of his title at the Queen's Club grass-court event with a 6-1, 7-6 (5) win over Christian Garin        ...
08:39, 06/19/2019

Top-ranked Osaka gets 1st-round win in Birmingham on grass A day after saying she was not comfortable playing on grass, top-ranked Naomi Osaka needed three sets to get past her first-round opponent at the Birmingham Classic        ...
08:39, 06/19/2019

Wash-out at Queens' Club means Murray's comeback delayed Andy Murray's comeback has been delayed after rain washed out the entire day's play at the Queen's Club grass-court tournament for only the third time in 18 years on Tuesday        ...
08:39, 06/19/2019

Westminster's grand plans: family housing, safer streets and a return to cool for Soho are unveiled in exclusive preview London's richest borough plans to fight crime, clean up its streets and house its deprived families. Homes & Property gets an exclusive first look at their proposals....
08:26, 06/19/2019

Gordon Ramsay's garden sheds on hold: Wandsworth council chiefs block plans for luxury guest cabins in celebrity chef's back garden The celebrity chef and wife Tana wanted to splash out £80,000 on a pair of luxury sheds, but the council has informed them that their plans are not acceptable without a tree survey....
08:26, 06/19/2019

From orange to beige for Trump's LA home: US President's repainted ranch house sells for £10.7m in Beverly Hills Trump had painted the Tudor-style home his favourite colour, orange, but returned the ranch at the heart of A-list LA to its original beige before selling it....
08:26, 06/19/2019

Government Needs To Encourage Banks To Lend To Realty Developers: Experts Experts say growth in the real estate sector seems stagnant and immediate solutions are not expected, however the government is urged to take steps to boost liquidity....
08:26, 06/19/2019

Record displacement shows ‘we're almost unable to make peace’, warns UN refugee agency chief A record 70.8 million people fled war, persecution and conflict in 2018, UN refugee agency chief Filippo Grandi said on Wednesday, appealing for greater international solidarity to counter the fact that “we have become almost unable to make peace”. ...
08:26, 06/19/2019

Royal Ascot: Tracking Britain's most famous family at the races Royal Ascot has long been a terrific place for spotting celebrities. During Hollywood's Golden Age, Elizabeth Taylor, Rita Hayworth and Sophia Loren traveled to Berkshire, England, for the horse races, and in recent years, Helen Mirren, Eddie Redmayn...
08:13, 06/19/2019

What's it like to walk the entire length of China's Great Wall? On a warm spring morning in 1984, Dong Yao-hui and his two young friends, Wu De-yu and Zhang Yuan-hua, pulled on military surplus backpacks and boots and set out on a hike along a stretch of the Great Wall of China....
08:13, 06/19/2019

How a '90s nostalgia trend powered the comeback of two century-old sports brands The fashion industry is currently swept up in a storm of nostalgia. Riding on this throwback wave, Italian heritage brand Fila and American sweatshirt producer Champion are enjoying another lease of life....
08:13, 06/19/2019

Taco Bell website and app go down for some users during free taco promotion Tuesday Taco Bell's free Doritos Locos taco giveaway Tuesday may have proved to be too popular for the fast-food chain's website and mobile app.       ...
08:13, 06/19/2019

Alternatino With Arturo Castro finds relatable moments in even the most specific types of humor After stealing scenes in Broad City and commanding the screen in the third season of Narcos, Arturo Castro has found a starring vehicle—or twenty. The Guatemalan actor now heads up Alternatino With Arturo Castro, the Comedy Central sketch/variety sho...
08:13, 06/19/2019

Drunks, dress disasters and dad dancing: real wedding photographs In contrast to the forced smiles and schmaltz of traditional wedding photography, Ian Weldon takes a documentary approach – capturing the real character of the big day Continue reading......
08:13, 06/19/2019

10 of the best cheap restaurants, cafes and bars in Milan Milan’s reputation for just stuffy high-end dining is changing. Our selection focuses on fabulous flavours without the fancy pricesNot long ago, Milan was considered to be Italy’s least exciting food city: home to a breathtaking cathedral and well-he...
08:13, 06/19/2019

How Stonewall felt – to someone who was there | Edmund White Fifty years ago, Edmund White witnessed the Stonewall riots. Here, he pays homage to the LGBT people of color, drag queens and tough kids of Harlem who paved the way to freedom I was at the Stonewall Riots 50 years ago, the beginning of the current g...
08:13, 06/19/2019

Stonewall: a journey into the night that unleashed gay liberation Stonewall was a rebellion, a riot and a release of fear. But it was also the celebration of personhood by queer Americans standing proud and unashamed On a hot and humid summer’s evening in New York City in 1969, the tranquility of a small park in Qu...
08:13, 06/19/2019

The 14 things you need to know before you go vegan The environmental, health and ethical benefits of veganism are beyond doubt. But what if you feel a bit intimidated by the idea? Some experts offer their adviceMore and more of us are going vegan. The environmental and ethical case for a diet free of...
08:13, 06/19/2019

Johnson may yet get away with his Brexit plan There were no obvious winners in the Tory leadership contest on Tuesday, as the process - which must somehow come to a resolution in less than 48 hours - meandered forward frustratingly slowly....
08:00, 06/19/2019

At least one more contender facing the axe following fractious TV debate At least one more contender for the Tory leadership will be eliminated from the race today, following a sometimes fractious, but largely inconclusive TV debate....
08:00, 06/19/2019

Paper Round: De Gea could miss out on PSG move "David de Gea may stay at Manchester United, Rafael Benitez could double his money, Arsenal want Kieran Tierney and Matthijs de Ligt rejects Barcelona."...
08:00, 06/19/2019

Track Officials Called Caster Semenya ‘Biologically Male,’ Newly Released Documents Show The governing body of track used that language as it argued in court that Semenya must suppress her natural testosterone to be allowed to compete in certain women’s races....
07:52, 06/19/2019

Ja Morant is ready to play at Garden, however he ends up there Ja Morant, who had never visited New York until a couple of weeks ago, was part of a panel at a Madison Avenue electronics store Tuesday, taking questions from fans. One mentioned a list of exploits that have occurred at the Garden across the years, ...
07:39, 06/19/2019

Chris Paul denies James Harden, Rockets drama in new twist Chris Paul and Houston general manager Daryl Morey are pushing back against the narrative that there is discord in Rockets land. Paul denied as much while commenting on an Instagram post that referenced a Yahoo! Sports story that indicated Paul and J...
07:39, 06/19/2019

Al Horford saga officially blows up Celtics’ dreams No Kyrie, no AD and now, no Al. It only gets worse for the Celtics, who seem set to watch Al Horford join Kyrie Irving out the door. Horford, a five-time All-Star center, is expected to decline his $30.1 million option and enter free agency, ESPN rep...
07:39, 06/19/2019

Jacob deGrom gives Mets what they desperately needed ATLANTA — Mickey Callaway turned to the oldest trick in the book Tuesday in search of a motivational boost. With ace Jacob deGrom ready to take the mound, the Mets manager called a team meeting in the visitor’s clubhouse at SunTrust Park. And for a n...
07:39, 06/19/2019

Jets’ new GM set to make three key hires The front office staff of new Jets general manager Joe Douglas is coming into focus. ESPN reported the Jets are hiring Colts vice president of player personnel Rex Hogan as assistant general manager. The NFL Network also reported Douglas is set to hi...
07:39, 06/19/2019

Aaron Judge looks scary good with Yankees return nearing Aaron Judge appears ready to rule The Bronx again. The Yankees’ superstar crushed a solo home run to right field Tuesday night in his fourth rehab game for Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, adding two walks and a strikeout in the Baby BombersR...
07:39, 06/19/2019

Yankees come up big in clutch to take second straight from Rays The addition of Edwin Encarnacion and the return of Giancarlo Stanton will no doubt add power to an already powerful Yankee lineup. But on Tuesday, the Yankees’ key hits were singles and they came from familiar faces, as DJ LeMahieu tied the game in ...
07:39, 06/19/2019

John Sterling busts out Edwin Encarnacion home run call It didn’t take long for John Sterling to bust out his Edwin Encarnacion homer call. The AL home run leader, playing in his second game in pinstripes, homered in the eighth inning of the Yankees’ 6-3 win over the AL East rival Tampa Bay Ra...
07:39, 06/19/2019

Nets’ fallback options feature Tobias Harris, Kristaps Porzingis intrigue Power forward was the biggest hole in the Nets’ lineup this past season, and arguably will be the biggest focus of their offseason. Their starting forwards were in the NBA’s bottom 10 in scoring, shooting, rebounding and plus-minus. Plan A to fix tha...
07:39, 06/19/2019

St. John’s fills massive need with Monmouth’s Nick Rutherford St. John’s has filled its glaring need for a point guard. Monmouth graduate transfer Nick Rutherford verbally committed to new coach Mike Anderson on Tuesday night, picking the Johnnies over New Mexico State, a source told The Post. Rutherford is a q...
07:39, 06/19/2019

Model accusing Neymar of rape testifies to police a second time RIO DE JANEIRO — A Brazilian model who has accused soccer star Neymar of raping her in a Paris hotel testified a second time to police in Sao Paulo on Tuesday, and her lawyer said he may request a face-to-face encounter between the two. Najila Trinda...
07:39, 06/19/2019

US team gets big lift from newcomer in Gold Cup opener ST. PAUL, Minn. — Newcomer Tyler Boyd scored two goals to guide the United States past overmatched Guyana 4-0 to start the CONCACAF Gold Cup on Tuesday night, getting the Americans back on track in their first competitive game in 20 months. Boyd, a 2...
07:39, 06/19/2019

| Incumbency is powerful. Is Trump poised for re-election? Donald Trump is expected to launch his re-election campaign, kicking off an age-old battle that most sitting US presidents wage for four more years of power....
07:39, 06/19/2019

| Hong Kong protest fallout | Trump re-election kickoff: WATCH the top world news videos for today Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmakers call on Carrie Lam to step down | In 2020 kickoff, Trump promises cancer, Aids cures; here are the top World news videos for today. WATCH....
07:39, 06/19/2019

Pete Buttigieg’s Complicated History With the Police and African-Americans Mr. Buttigieg pulled himself off the presidential campaign trail this week after a police officer in South Bend shot and killed a black man. Here’s some context....
07:39, 06/19/2019

A Foreigner Paid $200,000 for Tickets to Trump’s Inaugural. Now He Says He Was Duped. A lawsuit by a Ukrainian-Russian developer highlights the lucrative business of accommodating wealthy foreigners’ interests in getting access to the Trump administration....
07:39, 06/19/2019

Ocasio-Cortez Calls Migrant Detention Centers ‘Concentration Camps,’ Eliciting Backlash Republicans, especially Representative Liz Cheney of Wyoming, excoriated Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, saying she demeaned the memory of those who died in the Holocaust....
07:39, 06/19/2019

Buttigieg Facing Test of Leadership After Shooting in South Bend The shooting of a black resident by a white police officer has revived scrutiny of Mr. Buttigieg’s sometimes strained relationships with the black community....
07:39, 06/19/2019

House Democrats, With Pelosi’s Support, Will Consider a Commission on Reparations A bill backed by nearly 60 House Democrats would create a panel to develop proposals and a “national apology” to repair the lingering effects of slavery....
07:39, 06/19/2019

What We Learned From Trump’s Orlando Rally President Trump’s kickoff of his 2020 campaign showed that his portrait of the country is still bleak — and that he needs an opponent beyond Hillary Clinton....
07:39, 06/19/2019

Biden, Recalling Civility in Senate, Invokes Two Segregationist Senators At a fund-raiser in New York, Mr. Biden mentioned James Eastland and Herman Talmadge, two segregationists, fondly recalling that “at least there was some civility’’ in the Senate....
07:39, 06/19/2019

ICE Signals Mass Immigration Arrests, but Not the ‘Millions’ Trump Promised The agency, which is preparing to conduct raids targeting thousands of migrant families, was blindsided by the president’s tweet saying “millions of illegal aliens” would be deported....
07:39, 06/19/2019

Shanahan Withdraws as Defense Secretary Nominee, and Mark Esper Is Named Acting Pentagon Chief As the F.B.I. investigated domestic violence, Patrick M. Shanahan said the confirmation process would “force my three children to relive a traumatic chapter in our family’s life.”...
07:39, 06/19/2019

Trump, at Rally in Florida, Kicks Off His 2020 Re-election Bid For a man who wants to be seen as an outsider despite occupying the Oval Office, the rally on Tuesday night presented an opportunity to, at least for one night, turn the clock back to 2015....
07:39, 06/19/2019

Harry Potter: Wizards Unite Release Date Revealed Harry Potter: Wizards Unite - the augmented reality game similar to Pokemon Go (as it's from the same developer in Niantic) - will begin its worldwide rollout Friday, June 21, starting with the......
07:39, 06/19/2019

‘I feel like a target’: US trade war worries tech workers of Chinese descent According to a Guardian survey through Blind, employees are already facing negative consequences or predict problemsTechnology workers of Chinese descent say that they are experiencing backlash due to the US-China trade war and fears over Huawei, acc...
07:26, 06/19/2019

Platini questioned on suspicion of Qatar World Cup corruption Former UEFA president and French football legend Michel Platini has been released after earlier being detained for what his team described as "technical reasons"....
07:26, 06/19/2019

I was used as human guinea pig, Caster Semenya says Caster Semenya says the global athletics governing body has used her as "a human guinea pig" by forcing her to take medication that would limit her testosterone levels. ...
07:26, 06/19/2019

Radko Gudas brings his big-hitting ways to Washington as Capitals add another ‘heavy’ player “I was pretty happy that I got traded to a team that’s well known for their winning and their will to win every game they play,” the defenseman said....
07:26, 06/19/2019

Justin Rose fizzles in final round at US Open Justin Rose's final round at the U.S. Open got off a perfect start with a birdie on the first hole that moved him into a tie for the lead        ...
07:26, 06/19/2019

Andy Pope does his best work getting to US Opens Golf Notes: Andy Pope's persistence getting to the US Opens, Michelle Wie inspired by NBA Finals, Americans go for major sweep at Portrush        ...
07:26, 06/19/2019

What oil companies knew: the great climate cover-up - podcast Oil firms are said to have known for decades of the link between burning fossil fuels and climate breakdown. Author Bill McKibben describes how industry lobbying created a 30-year barrier to tackling the crisis. Plus: John Stewart on his campaign to ...
07:26, 06/19/2019

Survey shows crisis of confidence in vaccines in parts of Europe Just half of people in eastern Europe think vaccines are safe, compared with 79% worldwideA global survey of attitudes towards science has revealed the scale of the crisis of confidence in vaccines in Europe, showing that only 59% of people in wester...
07:26, 06/19/2019

Trump appeals ruling that clears way for release of his banking records The case, involving major Trump creditor Deutsche Bank, is part of an escalating battle between the president and Democrats over access to his financial records....
07:26, 06/19/2019

| Silence is golden for a Tanzanian mine In Tanzania, reporters trying to investigate violence, environmental damage and other wrongdoing connected to a gold mine in the north of the country are trapped between the silence of a mining giant and the lies of a repressive government....
07:13, 06/19/2019

McConnell says he’s against reparations for slavery: ‘It would be pretty hard to figure out who to compensate’ “No one currently alive was responsible for that, and I don’t think we should be trying to figure out how to compensate for it,” McConnell told reporters at the Capitol on Tuesday....
07:13, 06/19/2019

House panel to question former Trump aide about hush-money payments to women alleging affairs Hope Hicks, who served as White House communications director, is scheduled to testify behind closed doors to the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday....
07:13, 06/19/2019

Pouring rain, food trucks and protests: The scene outside Trump’s reelection speech “Our patriotic movement has been under assault from the very first day,” Trump said after taking the stage at the 20,000-seat Amway Center in this state that was key to his 2016 victory....
07:13, 06/19/2019

Trump launches reelection bid with familiar themes, redoubling focus on his most avid backers President Trump told an Orlando crowd that his 2016 election was the result of a great political movement that has been under attack ever since. He touted his accomplishments and rehashed grievances and false claims from his first campaign....
07:13, 06/19/2019

This video of a giant spider eating a possum is all the nightmare fuel you’ll ever need If you’re the kind of person who has trouble sleeping after seeing something incredibly creepy, go ahead and just click away right now. Okay, now that they’re gone, let’s take a look at what might be the best nightmare fuel ever to ...
07:13, 06/19/2019

NASA says there’s ‘no doubt’ SpaceX Crew Dragon explosion has pushed back crewed flights NASA desperately needs a way to get its astronauts into space without paying for pricey seats aboard Russian rockets, but the agency’s two best hopes — SpaceX and Boeing — are stumbling a bit at the finish line. Boeing’s Starl...
07:13, 06/19/2019

NASA’s asteroid probe snapped its closest photo yet of space rock Bennu NASA’s OSIRIS-REx asteroid probe is giving scientists an even better look at the surface of the space rock known as Bennu now that it’s moved even closer to the object. A new photo posted by the partnership between NASA and the University...
07:13, 06/19/2019

Mars has a brand new crater, and it sure is pretty Mars, like any other rocky world, has its fair share of craters. These scars of ancient impacts give the dusty surface of the planet some serious personality, and sometimes it’s easy to forget that new craters can happen right before our eyes. ...
07:13, 06/19/2019

Database says 91,600 killed in Yemen fighting since 2015 A database tracking violence says at least 91,600 people have been killed in Yemen's civil war, presenting a new estimate after completing reporting for the first months of fighting in 2015....
07:13, 06/19/2019

Athletics hit 6 home runs in 16-2 rout of Orioles Khris Davis, Robbie Grossman and Stephen Piscotty homered in a 10-run sixth inning, and the Oakland Athletics hit six home runs overall in a 16-2 rout of the Baltimore Orioles       ...
07:13, 06/19/2019

Former Yankees star Bernie Williams to perform music at Baseball Hall of Fame inductions Bernie Williams, the former Yankees star who was nominated for a Latin Grammy Award in 2009, will perform during the Hall of Fame induction ceremony.       ...
07:13, 06/19/2019

U.S. men's national team wins Gold Cup opener vs. Guyana behind two Tyler Boyd goals Tyler Boyd, Paul Arriola and Gyasi Zardes each scored goals as the USMNT defeated Guyana in its Concacaf Gold Cup opener.       ...
07:13, 06/19/2019

Water on Mars Provides Hope for Human Habitation The first sample of dust and soil analysed by NASA’s Curiosity Mars Rover in August 2012 was found to contain a substantial amount of water. This discovery provided new hope that a manned mission to Mars would be able to succeed. Scientists have conf...
07:13, 06/19/2019

Ancient Ancestors Made A Large and Deliberate Migration to Australia The size of the first population of people needed to arrive, survive, and thrive in what is now Australia is revealed in two studies published on June 17. ...
07:13, 06/19/2019

Man accused of sex with teen on plane sentenced to 7 years A New Jersey man accused of engaging in sexual activity with a 15-year-old girl on his private airplane after he set it on autopilot has been sentenced to seven years in prison....
07:00, 06/19/2019

New Jersey mother, 25, is charged in hot-car death of 21-month-old: prosecutors A 25-year-old New Jersey mother has been charged in the death of her 21-month-old toddler; authorities say, alleging that the child was left in a hot car for more than two hours....
07:00, 06/19/2019

PG&E to pay $1 billion to local governments for catastrophic wildfires California utility Pacific Gas and Electric has agreed to pay $1 billion to 14 local governments for igniting several devastating wildfires that destroyed thousands of homes and nearly wiped out one town. ...
07:00, 06/19/2019

US, Iran voice resolve in brinkmanship, say war not sought The U.S. is sending 1,000 more troops to the Middle East as tensions in the Persian Gulf mounted Tuesday over Iran's announcement it will not comply with the international agreement that keeps it from making nuclear weapons....
07:00, 06/19/2019

More than 16 tons of cocaine intercepted at Philadelphia port, nearly a record haul Over 16.5 tons of cocaine were seized from a ship at a Philadelphia port on Tuesday and several members of the crew were arrested in one of the largest drug busts in American history....
07:00, 06/19/2019

33K pounds of cocaine seized in one of biggest US drug busts U.S. authorities have seized more than $1 billion worth of cocaine from a ship at a Philadelphia port, calling it one of the largest drug busts in American history....
07:00, 06/19/2019

New Jersey millionaire gets 7 years behind bars over sex with teen girl A New Jersey millionaire who engaged in sexual acts with a 15-year-old girl for seven months, according to court documents, was sentenced Monday to seven years in prison....
07:00, 06/19/2019

Undocumented LA mom on trial, accused of mistreating sorely malnourished son An undocumented Los Angeles woman is on trial for murder and child abuse – her malnourished 11-year-old son was found dead weighing 34 pounds in a closet, according to a report....
07:00, 06/19/2019

Upstate New York clerk ‘will not be granting drivers’ licenses to illegal immigrants,’ contrary to new law: report An upstate New York clerk is criticizing a bill which allows undocumented immigrants to apply for drivers’ licenses, saying he “will not be granting drivers’ licenses to illegal immigrants.”...
07:00, 06/19/2019

Veterans returning home from DC trip serenaded with 'God Bless America' at Rochester airport An honor flight that brought veterans to Washington, D.C. to visit the nation's war memorials was greeted by a crowd singing 'God Bless America' on Sunday when they returned home to Rochester, New York....
07:00, 06/19/2019

Hiker rescued from Mount Washington may be on hook for bill An 80-year-old hiker rescued last week from New Hampshire's Mount Washington in frigid temperatures may be on the hook for emergency services, officials said Tuesday....
07:00, 06/19/2019

The Latest: 2 charged in huge cocaine bust at Philly port The Latest on a large seizure of cocaine from a container ship in Philadelphia (all times local): 6:35 p.m. Two members of a container ship's crew face federal drug charges after agents raided their vessel at a Philadelphia port and seized about 33,0...
07:00, 06/19/2019

Man charged slaying of dad who was reputed New York mobster Federal prosecutors say the son of a reputed Bonanno associate gunned down at a McDonald’s drive-thru in the Bronx was behind his father’s hit, and an earlier failed attack on his own brother....
07:00, 06/19/2019

Nearly 2 dozen St. Louis officers flagged over alleged 'racially charged social media posts' The St. Louis Circuit Attorney’s Office placed nearly two dozen city police officers on an exclusion list Tuesday after learning about recently revealed “racially-charged social media posts of current and retired city police.”...
07:00, 06/19/2019

House votes to block military transgender ban The Democratic-controlled House voted Tuesday night to block President Donald Trump's move to restrict transgender men and women from military service....
07:00, 06/19/2019

Active shooter scare at Honolulu airport delays flights Flights were being delayed and hundreds of people were waiting to go through security screening at Honolulu's airport on Tuesday after an active shooter scare....
07:00, 06/19/2019

SEE IT: giant great white shark stuns fisherman during real-life ‘Jaws’ moment Jeff Crilly was out on his boat the “Big Nutz Required II” with some pals Monday when a great white shark swam up to the stem of the boat and grabbed a bag of chum, in a tale reminiscent of the 1975 blockbuster “Jaws.”...
07:00, 06/19/2019

Was dead militant war casualty or Navy SEAL's murder victim? Photos displayed at a military court martial show a decorated Navy SEAL holding up the head of a dead Islamic State fighter by the hair while clenching a knife in his other hand....
07:00, 06/19/2019

Cloudflare aims to make HTTPS certificates safe from BGP hijacking attacks Enlarge (credit: nternet1.jpg by Rock1997 modified.) Content delivery network Cloudflare is introducing a free service designed to make it harder for browser-trusted HTTPS certificates to fall into the hands of bad guys who exploit Internet weaknes...
06:52, 06/19/2019

The fourth Industrial revolution emerges from AI and the Internet of Things Enlarge / Robots making things! (credit: Getty / Ekkasit Keatsirikul / EyeEm) Big data, analytics, and machine learning are starting to feel like anonymous business words, but they're not just overused abstract concepts—those buzzwords represent hu...
06:52, 06/19/2019

New vulnerabilities may let hackers remotely SACK Linux and FreeBSD systems Enlarge (credit: JIP) The Linux and FreeBSD operating systems contain newly discovered vulnerabilities that make it easy for hackers to remotely crash servers and disrupt communications, researchers have warned. OS distributors are advising users t...
06:52, 06/19/2019

In a world moving at breakneck speed, growing indoor plants is teaching me patience | Mel Campbell Everything I’ve read suggests apple tree cuttings don’t take well. But neither does the insecurity of inner-city rentingTwo Shepard avocado seeds balance on toothpicks in wineglasses of water on my kitchen windowsill. They have been there since April...
06:52, 06/19/2019

AP Top Stories 18 P Here's the latest for Tuesday June 18th: Pompeo assures US military presence in Persian Gulf only a deterrent; Shananan withdraws Secretary of State nomination; Merkel better after shaking episode; Einstein's handwritten manuscript donated ...
06:52, 06/19/2019

Trump: Esper, 'I think he will do very well' President Donald Trump stopped to talk to reporters outside the White House about putting a new Acting Secretary of Defense in place, before heading to Florida for campaign event. (June 18)        ...
06:52, 06/19/2019

Over $1 billion of cocaine seized in Philadelphia U.S. authorities seized more than $1 billion worth of cocaine Tuesday from a ship at a Philadelphia port, calling it one of the largest drug busts in American history. (June 18)        ...
06:52, 06/19/2019

Alabama man fed meth to caged 'attack squirrel' Alabama investigators say a man kept a caged "attack squirrel" in his apartment and fed it methamphetamine to ensure it stayed aggressive. (June 18)        ...
06:52, 06/19/2019

Analysis: US- Iran relations need calm Escalating tensions between the United States and Iran posing "a pretty dangerous situation," says former U.S. Diplomat Christopher Hill. "There certainly is a lot of room for miscalculation," he says. (June 18)        ...
06:52, 06/19/2019

'I see my camera as a shield': As the bullets flew, a photographer's instinct kicked in Dallas Morning News photographer Tom Fox said he stood behind a column while the gunman’s bullets ricocheted off the granite above his head.        ...
06:52, 06/19/2019

Four women sue Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill for sexual harassment Four women who accused Attorney General Curtis Hill of inappropriately touching them at a party last year will file a federal lawsuit against him        ...
06:52, 06/19/2019

Murder suspect trembled during interrogation A detective testified that the former Univ. of Illinois doctoral student charged in the slaying of a visiting Chinese scholar trembled when confronted with inconsistencies in his story. The FBI released video of the questioning session. (June 18) &#...
06:52, 06/19/2019

California police put Robocop on patrol in park A Southern California police force is welcoming a robot to the department. Huntington Park police say "HP RoboCop" will provide 360-degree high-definition video footage. (June 18)        ...
06:52, 06/19/2019

14 more rejected students sue universities, mastermind of admissions scheme Fourteen more students whose applications were rejected by schools tied to the college admissions scandal have filed a class-action lawsuit.        ...
06:52, 06/19/2019

Driver intentionally hit, killed pregnant mom and toddler, police say Police in Jefferson City, Tennessee, said the driver, William David Phillips, 33, killed the victims at random.        ...
06:52, 06/19/2019

California utility company to pay $1 billion to governments for wildfire damage Pacific Gas & Electric filed for bankruptcy earlier this year in anticipation of massive lawsuit payments.        ...
06:52, 06/19/2019

Huge great white shark surprises stunned New Jersey fishermen A party of fishermen about 30 miles southeast of the Manasquan Inlet got a shocking visitor: a huge great white shark.        ...
06:52, 06/19/2019

San Francisco closer to banning e-cigarette sales San Francisco supervisors have voted unanimously to move the city toward becoming the first in the United States to ban all sales of electronic cigarettes. (June 18)        ...
06:52, 06/19/2019

San Francisco takes another step toward becoming first US city to ban e-cigarette sales San Francisco officials voted in favor of becoming the first U.S. city to ban the sale of electronic cigarettes, seeking to curb underage vaping.        ...
06:52, 06/19/2019

Trump officially launches his 2020 re-election bid President Donald Trump has kicked off his re-election campaign with a rally in Orlando, Florida. Campaign advisers say Trump will seek to connect his first term to the goals he hopes to achieve with four more years as president. (June 18)  ...
06:52, 06/19/2019

Ta-Nehisi Coates, Danny Glover to testify in Juneteenth House hearing on slavery reparations A House subcommittee will discuss legislation to create a commission to study the history of slavery and its lasting effects on African Americans        ...
06:52, 06/19/2019

Trump: Radical Democrats 'want to destroy you' President Donald Trump kicked off his reelection campaign in Florida with a grievance-filled rally that attacked the press, the political establishment and Robert Mueller's special counsel investigation into Russian election interference. (June ...
06:52, 06/19/2019

Cut the fat: The obesity rate is dropping among US preschoolers, study shows The latest data shows obesity rates dropped to about 14% in 2016, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported, down from 16% in 2010.        ...
06:52, 06/19/2019

Trump kicks off 2020 campaign at Orlando rally President Donald Trump officially kicked off his re-election campaign Tuesday with a grievance-filled Florida rally. "We're going to keep it better than ever before," he declared. (June 18)        ...
06:52, 06/19/2019

In 2020 kickoff, Trump promises cancer, AIDS cures Kicking off his 2020 reelection bid, President Donald Trump is promising to eradicate AIDS in America and to come up with cures to many diseases, "including cancer and others," during his second term. (June 18)        ...
06:52, 06/19/2019

Walking your dog during the summer? Don't let them suffer the same fate as Olaf Washington-based Medical Lake Veterinary Hospital shared a post to warn dog owners of the dangers of paw pad burns.        ...
06:52, 06/19/2019

Today in History for June 19th Highlights of this day in history: Julius and Ethel Rosenberg executed; Father's Day first celebrated in the U.S.; The event behind 'Juneteenth'; Author Salman Rushdie born; NBA draft pick Len Bias dies; Entertainer Paula Adbul born. ...
06:52, 06/19/2019

Dish reportedly in talks to buy Boost; $6 billion deal could allow T-Mobile to merge with Sprint This week could be a very pivotal one for the $26.5 billion T-Mobile-Sprint merger. With FCC approval in the bag, the Department of Justice will reportedly sign off on the transaction this week. The DOJ has been against the deal since the beginning, ...
06:52, 06/19/2019

New feature in iOS 13 could save you some money Ever delete an app from your iOS device, not realizing that you're still paying a monthly fee to use it? It appears that Apple feels your pain. In iOS 13, if you delete an app, you will see a pop-up reminder if you have an active subscription to that...
06:52, 06/19/2019

Apple Watch cuts more ties with the iPhone in latest watchOS 6 beta VentureBeat's Jeremy Horwitz (via BGR) discovered something interesting on his Apple Watch when he installed watchOS 6 Developer beta 2 on the device. There are indications that with the latest watchOS build, the wearable will be able to directly loa...
06:52, 06/19/2019

Samsung to reportedly unveil the Galaxy Note 10 line on August 7th According to CNET, a source familiar with Samsung's plans says that the unveiling of the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy Note 10 Pro will take place on August 7th. It will occur during Samsung's next Unpacked event to be held at Brooklyn's Barclays...
06:52, 06/19/2019

Donald Trump launches 2020 re-election campaign by slamming 'fake news media' and 'illegal witch hunt' Donald Trump has officially kicked off his re-election campaign with a grievance-filled rally in Florida as he jabbed and the press and the political establishment he ran against in 2016....
06:52, 06/19/2019

Pose lets Blanca be the hero of her own story Early on in “Worth It,” Angel sits Blanca down and tells her she needs a makeover. She’s being practical and a little harsh but ultimately comes from a place of love. Angel points out that Blanca probably won’t be able to rent a space to start her ow...
06:39, 06/19/2019

Rockets land near Iraqi base hosting U.S. personnel in Mosul: sources A rocket landed near an Iraqi military base hosting U.S. forces in the northern city of Mosul late on Tuesday, an Iraqi military statement said, the second such incident in two days....
06:39, 06/19/2019

Air strike hits warehouse co-owned by Italy's ENI in Libya A storehouse belonging to Libya's Mellitah Oil & Gas, a joint-venture between the National Oil Corporation (NOC) and Italy's ENI, was damaged in an air strike on Tuesday, wounding three workers, the state oil firm said in a statement....
06:39, 06/19/2019

UK's Corbyn to back second Brexit referendum: The Times British opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn will back a move on Wednesday for the Labour Party to change its Brexit policy and support a second referendum in all circumstances, The Times reported, citing a senior Labour source....
06:39, 06/19/2019

Netherlands set to prosecute suspects in MH17 airliner downing International investigators are set on Wednesday to launch criminal proceedings against suspects in the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine nearly five years ago....
06:39, 06/19/2019

Brazil Senate blocks Bolsonaro move to ease gun carrying Brazil's Senate on Tuesday overturned a decree signed last month by right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro that drastically expanded the number of people allowed to carry weapons in public....
06:39, 06/19/2019

Xi firmly backs Pyongyang's effort to solve Korea Peninsula issues: Rodong Sinmun Chinese President Xi Jinping said in an op-ed in North Korean state newspaper Rodong Sinmun on Wednesday that China supports North Korea's "correct direction" in politically resolving issues on the Korean Peninsula....
06:39, 06/19/2019

China completes outer dome on overseas Hualong One reactor in Pakistan China has finished building the outer safety dome at its first overseas "Hualong One" nuclear reactor in Pakistan, with the project scheduled to be finished by the end of 2020, the China National Nuclear Corp (CNNC) said late Tuesday....
06:39, 06/19/2019

Mexican president pitches universal internet in chat with Facebook's Zuckerberg Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said he spoke with Facebook Inc's Mark Zuckerberg on Tuesday, inviting the social media tycoon to partner with him in a bid to promote universal internet access in Mexico....
06:39, 06/19/2019

El Salvador president rules out talks with criminal gangs El Salvador President Nayib Bukele ruled out negotiations with criminal gangs on Tuesday and vowed to go after their finances in a bid to reduce violence in the Central American country....
06:39, 06/19/2019

Australian government boosts Senate numbers ahead of tax cut bill Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison will need to secure just three votes in the country's upper house to pass legislation after election results on Wednesday showed his government picked up four additional Senate seats....
06:39, 06/19/2019

Rocket hits site of foreign oil firms in Iraq's Basra, two hurt A rocket landed at the headquarters for several global major oil companies, including U.S. giant ExxonMobil, in Iraq's southern city of Basra early on Wednesday, wounding two Iraqi workers, police said....
06:39, 06/19/2019

Senator proposes bill that would blow up business models for Facebook, YouTube, other tech giants Sen. Josh Hawley, a well-known tech critic, is introducing legislation that would remove the liability immunity big technology companies receive for user-posted content under Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act (CDA) of 1996....
06:39, 06/19/2019

Budget 2019: Here Are 10 Important Terms You Should Know From economists to analysts to tax experts to the general public, all eyes remain on Budget announcements for any signs of changes in policy in the coming period....
06:26, 06/19/2019

Vistara Announces 62 New Flights, Check Schedule Here "These new flights represent an over 50 per cent increase in the size of network, with 170 flights a day across 24 destinations operated by a fleet of 23 Airbus A320 and 6 Boeing 737-800NG aircraft"......
06:26, 06/19/2019

PM Modi Meets Key Secretaries To Finalise 100-Day Agenda: Report The meeting is also expected to clear a 5-year vision for government with view to achieve $5-trillion economy goal in the shortest possible time-frame...
06:26, 06/19/2019

Sensex Jumps Over 350 Points, Nifty Hits 11,800: 10 Things To Know Domestic stock markets started Wednesday's session on a strong note tracking global peers, where equities jumped on easing concerns on the US-China trade front and hopes of monetary easing. The S&P......
06:26, 06/19/2019

Former Military Bases Find New Purpose Through E-Commerce Real estate developers are looking at abandoned bases for large projects like warehouse and logistics centers, which are needed to sustain the growth in e-commerce....
06:26, 06/19/2019

Yes, AOC, your generation has seen American prosperity “An entire generation, which is now becoming one of the largest electorates in America, came of age and never saw American prosperity.” So says Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., whose visibility as a spokeswoman for this generation has been boos...
06:26, 06/19/2019

Xi supports North Korea's direction on issues ahead of visit Chinese President Xi Jinping says North Korea is taking the "right direction" by politically resolving issues on the Korean Peninsula in a rare op-ed published by a North Korean state newspaper a day ahead of Xi's visit to Pyongyang to meet North Kor...
06:13, 06/19/2019

El Salvador's new president vows reparations for massacre El Salvador's recently inaugurated president on Tuesday promised to comply with reparations ordered by an international court for relatives of the victims of the El Mozote massacre, one of the bloodiest chapters of the country's 1980-1992 civil war....
06:13, 06/19/2019

Russia, China block UN from saying NKorea violated sanctions U.N. diplomats say Russia and China have blocked the U.N. Security Council committee monitoring sanctions against North Korea from declaring that Pyongyang breached the annual limit for importing refined petroleum products....
06:13, 06/19/2019

Nasa captures closest and most-detailed image yet of Bennu asteroid Nasa has captured its closest and most-detailed image yet of Bennu, a 78 billion kilogram asteroid which makes a close approach to Earth every six years....
06:00, 06/19/2019

British Airways owner announces plans to buy 200 Boeing 737 Max aircraft British Airways owner International Airlines Group has announced plans to order 200 of the Boeing 737 Max aircraft, claiming its confidence in its safety....
06:00, 06/19/2019

Tory leadership debate: Boris Johnson challenged over comparison of veiled Muslim women to 'letterboxes' Boris Johnson was forced to apologise for comparing veiled Muslim women to "letterboxes" as he was challenged by an Imam during a Tory leadership TV debate....
06:00, 06/19/2019

Elderly woman seriously hurt after being struck in crash involving William and Kate's police convoy An elderly woman has been left in a serious condition in hospital after a crash involving a police motorbike in the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's convoy....
06:00, 06/19/2019

Hungry and exhausted polar bear shows up in Siberian city hundreds of miles from natural habitat A starving and exhausted polar bear has strayed hundreds of miles from its natural Arctic habitat and wandered into the major Russian industrial city of Norilsk in northern Siberia....
06:00, 06/19/2019

Tory leadership contest: Boris Johnson comes under fire from rivals for rejecting Brexit delay as he breaks cover for TV debate Boris Johnson came under fire from his Tory leadership rivals for promising to reject a delay to Brexit as the contenders went head-to-head in a live TV debate....
06:00, 06/19/2019

Tory leadership race: Another contender to be knocked out as rivals prepare for third elimination round Another Tory leadership candidate will today be eliminated from the contest after Dominic Raab was knocked out in the latest ballot and the remaining five faced off in live TV debate....
06:00, 06/19/2019

Danny Boyle swears off franchise movies for good after Bond 25 issues Back in August, Danny Boyle dropped out of directing Bond 25 over “creative differences,” with those differences not getting clarified and Cary Fukunaga eventually coming along to replace him, but apparently the whole experience was bad enough to sou...
06:00, 06/19/2019

Unlike last year, Marvel Studios will actually have something to show at Comic-Con In 2018, Marvel Studios skipped out on its usual San Diego Comic-Con appearance for the first time since 2015, partly because it was still pretending that everyone killed in Avengers: Infinity War would actually be dead forever and that there would b...
06:00, 06/19/2019

Rob Thomas, Heather Regnier, and Susanna Fogel are making a show about Dicks Veronica Mars is about to come back, but series creator Rob Thomas isn’t done making TV shows about women who solve mysteries. According to Deadline, he’s working with iZombie writer Heather V. Regnier and The Spy Who Dumped Me director Susanna Fogel...
06:00, 06/19/2019

It's mind over matter in a thrilling episode of The 100 The 100 seems to be making a name for itself when it comes to hyper focused episodes. This season already included the one-off horror nightmare that was “Red Sun Rising,” and now we have “Nevermind,” an episode that almost exclusively takes place ins...
06:00, 06/19/2019

U.S. agency to vote on auctioning key unused parts of 2.5 GHz band for 5G The U.S. Federal Communications Commission will vote in July on whether to auction a key band of largely unused 2.5 GHz spectrum to help advance next-generation 5G wireless networks and scrap requirements that it be used for education, the agency sai...
06:00, 06/19/2019

Senior U.S. lawmaker says Facebook should halt cryptocurrency project pending review U.S. House Financial Services Committee Chairwoman Maxine Waters said Tuesday that Facebook Inc should halt development of its announced cryptocurrency until Congress and regulators conduct a review....
06:00, 06/19/2019

Google invests $1 billion to ease housing shortage near California headquarters Alphabet Inc's Google announced on Tuesday it would set aside $750 million in land and $250 million in financing to spur developers in the San Francisco Bay Area to build at least 20,000 homes and rehabilitate other housing over the next decade....
06:00, 06/19/2019

Facebook's cryptocurrency ambitions face privacy concerns, political backlash Facebook Inc announced ambitious plans on Tuesday to launch a new global cryptocurrency called Libra, part of an effort to expand into digital payments that immediately raised privacy concerns....
06:00, 06/19/2019

German Chancellor Angela Merkel Says She’s Fine After Visibly Shaking During Berlin Ceremony (BERLIN) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared unsteady and was visibly shaking Tuesday as she greeted the new Ukrainian leader in the hot sun in Berlin, saying later that she clearly hadn’t drunk enough water. Merkel’s whole b...
06:00, 06/19/2019

‘The Best Thing That Ever Happened to Chickpeas.’ Google Celebrates Falafel With a Doodle Tuesday’s Google Doodle features a short animation of three falafel balls jumping into an open pita filled with hummus, tomato, and cucumber. As Google itself put it, falafel is “the best thing that ever happened to chickpeas – with...
06:00, 06/19/2019

Violence in Mali Put an End to a Thriving Tourist Industry. Now the Government Wants to Tap Into China’s Tourism Market A dozen Chinese tourists, armed with their cameras, are capturing the sights, standing on sandstone cliffs looking over dusty plains 1500 feet below. The sky is clear: in the distance, hundreds of villages on the plains of Dogon country stretch as fa...
06:00, 06/19/2019

A 1974 Hymn Called ‘Sing Hallelujah to the Lord’ Has Become the Anthem of the Hong Kong Protests On a footbridge leading to the Hong Kong’s Legislative Council building, about three dozen people are intoning “Sing Hallelujah to the Lord,” giving barely a pause after the short, four-line verse ends before starting it again. Arou...
06:00, 06/19/2019

Nissan, Renault Near Deal to Resolve Corporate Governance Dispute Nissan Motor and Renault are poised to resolve a standoff over changes to Nissan’s corporate governance ahead of the Japanese car maker’s shareholder meeting next week....
06:00, 06/19/2019

|JakeGyllenhaalreturningtoWestEndforfirsttimein18years Jake Gyllenhaal will return to the West End for the first time in 18 years next June as he brings 'Sunday in the Park with George' to London's Savoy Theatre....
06:00, 06/19/2019

Telstra's new SIM-only plans serve up some of the telco's best-ever deals Although Telstra might be known for some of the more, ah, "premium priced" phone plans available in Australia, that high cost is typically paired with a wide range of included extras and frankly excellent coverage.So when the country's biggest t...
05:52, 06/19/2019

Mozilla urges Firefox users to update browser immediately due to vulnerability Following the discovery of a zero-day vulnerability in its browser, Mozilla is urging Firefox users to immediately update to the latest version of its desktop app − that includes Firefox ESR, which is intended for use by system administrators ...
05:52, 06/19/2019

Protect Your Offsprings' Eyes With Felix Gray's New Blue Light-Blocking Glasses For Kids I don’t have kids, but from what I understand, parents these days are pretty concerned about the amount of screen time their tots are logging. I get it! There are a lot more screens to look at now than there were when I was a kid, and also, the inter...
05:52, 06/19/2019

Modder Builds The Only Smash Controller You'll Ever Need There’s a lot of buttons in Smash, but really, there’s an argument that you only need one. Especially if you main with the spam-tastic Ness or Simon....
05:52, 06/19/2019

Elite Player Took Some Beautiful Screenshots Of His 18-Week Journey Across Space Earlier this year, a group of Elite: Dangerous players set out on an expedition that would take them across the entire Milky Way, all 130,000 light years of it. The journey took months, and some of its most beautiful and bizarre sights have been capt...
05:52, 06/19/2019

Japanese Man Arrested With Wario Drugs A 27 year-old man has been arrested in Tokushima having been found with 50 MDMA/ecstacy tablets in his possession, most of them shaped like Wario....
05:52, 06/19/2019

Counter-Strike's Iconic De_Dust 2, Remade In Unreal Engine 4 Counter-Strike’s most famous map has changed a bit over the years, but it’s never looked as good as it does here in this remake of part of the level by artist Wiktor Öhman....
05:52, 06/19/2019

NASA's new 'green' satellite fuel is so safe, you can FedEx it The first-ever test of the 'green' fuel is set to launch on SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy rocket on June 24th. It's a partnership between NASA, Ball Aerospace, Aerojet Rocketdyne and the Air Force Research Laboratory.  &...
05:52, 06/19/2019

What you need to know about the hottest new app YOLO YOLO is the hottest app out according to the app store, but more people are realizing the negative aspects of the anonymous question and answer app.       ...
05:52, 06/19/2019

Would you trust Facebook with your money? What Libra cryptocurrency means for users Facebook revealed it will launch a digital currency similar to Bitcoin, called Libra. Here's what that move might means for its users.       ...
05:52, 06/19/2019

Best Buy now sells smart gym equipment for the home The electronics retailer has started selling workout equipment, including indoor cycling bikes, compression recovery systems and connected treadmills.       ...
05:52, 06/19/2019

Amazing photo shows dogs 'sledding on water' amid Greenland ice melt This stunning photo – taken by scientists on the melting Greenland ice sheet last week – shows how unusually warm it's been in the Arctic.       ...
05:52, 06/19/2019

Hyenas roamed the Arctic during the last ice age, study finds A study of fossil teeth by University at Buffalo researchers reveals that ancient hyenas lived in the Canadian Arctic during the last ice age.       ...
05:52, 06/19/2019

Are you walking on sunshine? The summer solstice is Friday The summer solstice – the precise moment when the sun is at its highest point in the sky each year – occurs Friday at 11:54 a.m. EDT.       ...
05:52, 06/19/2019

Facebook to launch cryptocurrency for FB users Facebook unveiled an ambitious plan Tuesday to create a new digital currency for its 2 billion-plus users worldwide. The currency, called Libra, could drive more e-commerce and boost ads on its platforms, but also raise privacy concerns. (June 18) &...
05:52, 06/19/2019

NBA notebook: Lakers hope to add third star The Los Angeles Lakers, with LeBron James in place and Anthony Davis on the way, reportedly are attempting to clear enough salary-cap space to make a run at a third star player this summer....
05:39, 06/19/2019

NFL notebook: Falcons WR Jones in line for extension The Atlanta Falcons are confident they will re-sign wide receiver Julio Jones to a new long-term extension before training camp begins next month, ESPN reported Tuesday....
05:39, 06/19/2019

Tucson Sugar Skulls prep for playoffs in 1st-ever season TUCSON – The Tucson Sugar Skulls professional indoor football team made it to the playoffs in their first-ever season.  The Sugar Skulls will open the post season at 1 p.m. Sunday in Sioux Falls. The game will be live streamed on the IFL YouTub...
05:39, 06/19/2019

Tucson Roadrunners to host NHL Draft party at Gentle Ben’s TUCSON – The Tucson Roadrunners, proud American Hockey League affiliate of the Arizona Coyotes, announced today that the team will hold a viewing party for the 2019 NHL Entry Draft on Friday, June 21 at 5 p.m. at Gentle Ben’s Brewing (865 E Uni...
05:39, 06/19/2019

When migrants arrived in droves, this poor New Mexico city opened its arms DEMING, N.M. — Along a barren county fairground in this sleepy desert city sits a nondescript building that illustrates the depths of the nation’s migrant crisis — and the heights to which small town America can rise. Over the last several week...
05:39, 06/19/2019

Authorities meet to discuss cartel violence along southern border TUCSON- Local and state authorities are working together to address the increase of deaths on the doorstep of the southern border due to cartel violence. Cartel members are now seeking asylum in Douglas and Naco, Arizona for what they say is a credib...
05:39, 06/19/2019

San Francisco set to become first major U.S. city to ban e-cigarettes San Francisco is set to become the first major U.S. city to ban e-cigarettes after city supervisors voted unanimously in favor of the ordinance on Tuesday. A final vote to pass the measure is expected next week. San Francisco’s Board of Supervi...
05:39, 06/19/2019

Man killed in gunfire exchange at midtown business identified TUCSON – The victim of Monday night’s midtown shooting was identified by Tucson Police Department Tuesday evening. At around 6 p.m. Monday, Tucson Police Department received a report about an exchange of gunfire between security guards an...
05:39, 06/19/2019

President’s tweet stirs controversy TUCSON – The President’s tweets have generated a lot of controversy.  The tweets read: Donald J. Trump @realDonaldTrump Next week ICE will begin the process of removing the millions of illegal aliens who have illicitly found their way into the ...
05:39, 06/19/2019

Beyond Meat went public at $25. It's now trading around $200 Fake meat may be a real bubble. Shares of Beyond Meat surged nearly another 10% in early trading Tuesday after the plant-based protein company announced plans to start selling "ground beef" in grocery stores....
05:39, 06/19/2019

Teen accused of killing her friend after a man online said he'd pay her $9 million Denali Brehmer began planning how to kill her "best friend" after a man she met online said he would pay her several million dollars for evidence of the killing, Alaska authorities say....
05:39, 06/19/2019

Wizards Wish To Make It Known They Have No Interest In Hiring A Competent General Manager The woebegone Washington Wizards fired longtime president of basketball operations and architect of 15 years of fan frustration Ernie Grunfeld back on April 2, one week before the end of their rotten 2018–19 season. Firing a front office honcho befor...
05:26, 06/19/2019

Max Scherzer Breaks His Nose While Bunting, During Practice, For Crying Out Loud Bunting is cool! It’s cool to surprise an infield. It’s cool to humiliate a shifted defense. It’s cool to make a noble sacrifice to advance a teammate. It’s cool to drive dipshit purists insane by bunting your way on to break up a lousy combined no-h...
05:26, 06/19/2019

Expanded Protective Netting Is Coming To Major League Baseball, One Stadium At A Time The Chicago White Sox announced Tuesday that they will extend protective netting at their stadium all the way to the foul poles this summer. They will be the first of 30 MLB teams to make the move all the way to the outfield wall, but certainly not t...
05:26, 06/19/2019

Hate speech ‘on notice’ as UN chief launches new plan to ‘identify, prevent and confront’ growing scourge United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has declared war on hate speech, telling Member States on Tuesday, that we all need to “do better at looking out for each other”....
05:26, 06/19/2019

Wayne Newton testifies he fired a shot as burglars assaulted family dog, then fled Longtime Las Vegas entertainer Wayne Newton told a jury he fired a shot to scare away two burglars that he encountered fleeing his home a year ago.        ...
05:26, 06/19/2019

Anderson Cooper shares photo from mom Gloria Vanderbilt's final days: 'There is only love' Anderson Cooper shared a series of Instagram pictures of Gloria Vanderbilt throughout her life in a touching tribute dedicated to his mother.        ...
05:26, 06/19/2019

Bella Thorne slams Whoopi Goldberg's 'awful' views on her nude photo-scandal Bella Thorne is flatly rejecting Whoopi Goldberg's criticisms as "sick and disgusting" after her nude photo scandal.        ...
05:26, 06/19/2019

Fox News beats CNN, MSNBC combined in ratings, tops all of cable Fox News Channel attracted more prime-time viewers than CNN and MSNBC combined last week, adding to its streak as the most-watched basic cable network....
05:26, 06/19/2019

'The View' slams Kyle Kashuv over offensive texts: 'He could go to Trump University' "The View" co-hosts ripped Parkland student Kyle Kashuv for racist, misogynist, and anti-Semitic texts he wrote in a chatroom when he was 16 that led Harvard University to rescind his acceptance....
05:26, 06/19/2019

CNN's Don Lemon invokes Hitler while discussing media's role in covering Trump, Cuomo pushes back CNN anchor Don Lemon made what he himself described as a "extreme" comparison between President Trump and Adolf Hitler while arguing that such "bad people" shouldn't be given a platform....
05:26, 06/19/2019

YouPorn offers ‘truly unique’ chance to propose on their site Their parents will be so proud! YouPorn, the adult entertainment website, is hoping to give one lucky lovebird the “truly unique” opportunity to propose to a significant other on the pornography-streaming platform. “Expectations for the most unique p...
05:13, 06/19/2019

Dad dons booty shorts to teach his rebel daughter a lesson Her Daisy Dukes didn’t pass the dad test. A Florida father sought to teach his daughter a lesson about revealing outfits when he sported barely-there short shorts, shaming her for her new outfit purchase. Jason Hilley shared a video of himself marchi...
05:13, 06/19/2019

Girl, 12, with rare disorder creates teddy bears that hide IV bags Going to the hospital can be overwhelming for anyone. Between all of the machines, needles and being in an unfamiliar environment, it can be a scary experience — especially for a child. Ella Casano, a 12-year-old Connecticut girl who regularly receiv...
05:13, 06/19/2019

Taco Bell employees praised for helping stranded elderly customer Three Taco Bell employees are being praised for stepping up to help someone in need. The workers at a Sugar Creek, Mo., Taco Bell reportedly went out of their way to help a customer whose car ran out of gas in the drive-thru. The customer was an elde...
05:13, 06/19/2019

Robocalls put hospital patients’ lives in danger: report Imagine this: During a major public health crisis, such as an outbreak – when doctors, administrators and health care field workers need to be in contact – a hospital’s phone system goes down, potentially putting lives at risk. That’s a s...
05:13, 06/19/2019

Younger generation driving environmentally-friendly changes: study The younger generation is driving the change for “eco-households,” according to new research. While parents have a duty to educate their children on respecting the Earth, results found 76 percent of parents actually feel their child is the one advoca...
05:13, 06/19/2019

UN reports migrant deaths on the rise among Central Americans GENEVA – At least 380 Latin American migrants have died on their journeys this year, many of them Venezuelans drowning in the Caribbean or Central Americans perishing while trying to cross the US-Mexico border, the UN migration agency said on T...
05:13, 06/19/2019

Trash piles up as residents in this city protest ‘hazardous’ landfill SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina — Uncollected trash is piling up on the streets of the southern Bosnian city of Mostar — one of the Balkan nation’s main tourist destinations — since residents begun blocking access to the city’s only landfill, insisting ...
05:13, 06/19/2019

Veggie-forward Le Jardinier isn’t as healthy as it looks “Eat your vegetables” seems to be the mantra at beautiful, bustling Le Jardinier — the best new restaurant East Midtown has seen in a long, long time. But is it really? Its publicity material says it’s “vegetable-driven.” That’s echoed in a pre...
05:13, 06/19/2019

Bruges to limit tourists due to fears of being like ‘Disneyland’ Another city has fallen victim to the scourge of tourism. This time, it’s the popular Belgian pitstop of Bruges, an UNESCO World Heritage city known for its medieval buildings and nicknamed the “Venice of the North” for its picturesque canals. (You m...
05:13, 06/19/2019

How NYC’s styrofoam ban is destroying a beloved bar tradition The ’foam’s gone flat over at Farrell’s Bar & Grill. The Windsor Terrace watering hole is retiring its famous 32-ounce beer cup before the city’s ban on single-use Styrofoam products is enforced beginning July 1. On Saturday, there will be one ...
05:13, 06/19/2019

Inside the culinary black market for wealthy, elite Americans Foie gras may soon be illegal in New York City, as the fight to eliminate the liver of force-fed geese from menus here heats up in the chambers of City Council this week. But even if the ban goes through, it may warrant nothing more than a blasé “cha...
05:13, 06/19/2019

Blooming brides get creative with floral crowns Brides have been accessorizing with floral embellishments since the 1960s, inspired by Elizabeth Taylor’s shiny mane completely entwined with sweet-orange blossoms for her wedding to Richard Burton in 1964. Floral halos, even the masterfully crafted ...
05:13, 06/19/2019

Key West brings back barefoot elegance after Hurricane Irma It’s an ill wind that blows nobody any good, and for all the havoc that hurricane Irma wreaked on the Florida Keys in September 2018, there was indeed a silver lining at Parrot Key Hotel in Key West. At the resort, extensive flooding and damage promp...
05:13, 06/19/2019

Catch the summer breeze on this hidden Caribbean island If you and your partner are trying to plan an easy breezy honeymoon, the small, unpsoilt island of Nevis is a great choice — quite literally. Nevis is the smaller of the two Caribbean islands that make up the nation of Saint Kitts and Nevis, and the ...
05:13, 06/19/2019

There’s so much more to Peru than Machu Picchu For a good time, head south for the summer — way south. It’s the driest time of year to visit Peru, a country with lush jungles, staggering mountains and citified lures, thanks to the Southern Hemisphere’s mild winter. Sure, nights in the Andes can g...
05:13, 06/19/2019

Here are some of the goofiest federal laws still on the books Woe unto him who makes an unsanctioned visit to his quarantined llama. He could soon find himself up to his neck in federal charges. In America’s early days, the law was fairly simple. The Constitution specifies just three federal crimes: piracy, cou...
05:13, 06/19/2019

Inclusivity comes to credit cards: Mastercard creates ‘True Name’ for transgender, non-binary customers Cardholders will soon be able to swap out credit, debit or prepaid cards featuring their “dead name” with new ones emblazoned with their "true name."...
05:13, 06/19/2019

Trump appeals ruling clearing way for release of his banking records The case is part of an escalating battle between Trump and congressional Democrats over access to the president’s financial records that could drag on for months....
05:13, 06/19/2019

Is Facebook’s new Libra currency a play to become the world’s banker? The social-media giant says it wants to provide financial services to billions of people around the world, including those who lack access to banking....
05:13, 06/19/2019

Dow surges on word of pending meeting between Trump and Xi The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained more than 350 points after President Trump said he would meet with Chinese leader Xi Jinping next week at the G-20 summit....
05:13, 06/19/2019

Mastercard creates ‘True Name’ for transgender, non-binary customers Cardholders will soon be able to swap out credit, debit or prepaid cards featuring their “dead name” with new ones emblazoned with their “true name.”...
05:13, 06/19/2019

Government watchdog says cost of NASA rocket continues to rise, a threat to Trump’s moon mission The Government Accountability Office’s report, a copy of which was obtained by The Post, said the space agency masked the true price tag of the program by shifting some costs to future missions without accounting for them....
05:13, 06/19/2019

How the U.S. Border Camps Fit into the History of Concentration Camps Andrea Pitzer, author of One Long Night: A Global History of Concentration Camps, examines the Trump administration’s actions against migrants at the southern border in the light of history....
05:13, 06/19/2019

Microsoft releases first test build of Windows Server 20H1 Microsoft's first test build of Windows Server 20H1 includes some new VM tool and Azure integration functionality, plus more updates to the Windows Admin Center....
05:13, 06/19/2019

Microsoft delivers public preview of Azure Bastion service for remotely accessing VMs more securely Microsoft's newest Azure service, Bastion, is now in public preview and is meant to bring another level of security to remotely accessing virtual machines....
05:13, 06/19/2019

South Australia's Budget backs Adelaide as 'innovation capital of the nation' Upgrades to Lot Fourteen, where the Australian Space Agency is housed, as well as cybersecurity among the initiatives funded under the state's 2019-20 Budget....
05:13, 06/19/2019

Singapore sees drop in common security threats, but foresees more data breaches Cyber Security Agency says the number of common cyber threats, including website defacements and phishing, dipped in Singapore last year, but expects to see more frequent data breaches and disruptive attacks against the cloud in the near future....
05:13, 06/19/2019

Facebook asked by lawmakers to pause Libra cryptocurrency project Congresswoman Maxine Waters asked Facebook to halt movement of its Libra project until hearings can be held to examine concerns, while French Finance Minister has called for tighter cryptocurrency regulation....
05:13, 06/19/2019