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Yadier Molina, Alex Cora, And Others In Baseball Call For Puerto Rico Governor To Resign Over Leaked Chats Red Sox manager Alex Cora, Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina, and a few other baseball players today have called for Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló to resign after his exposed texts revealed him making sexist and nasty remarks about other govern...
22:39, 07/17/2019

IMx Nissan has confirmed that a crossover EV will join the Leaf in the near future, possibly as early as 2020, as one of the eight new battery-powered models that are planned....
05:52, 07/17/2019

FOCUS-As steep patent cliff looms, Shionogi moves to develop its own U.S. sales staff For much of its 141-year history, Japan's Shionogi & Co Ltd has played safe when selling its drugs in the United States and other overseas markets - relying on bigger partners to promote its products and avoiding the cost of maintaining a large sales...
02:39, 07/17/2019

Five ways WNBA commissioner Cathy Engelbert can make a good first impression The new CBA is Cathy Engelbert's priority. But she could make a big statement with an early discussion about player discipline and reaching out to fans....
22:39, 07/16/2019

Paul McCartney writing ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ stage musical Paul McCartney is writing his first stage musical, an adaptation of classic movie “It’s a Wonderful Life.” Producer Bill Kenwright says the ex-Beatle has been collaborating with “Billy Elliot” playwright Lee Hall...
03:52, 07/18/2019

UK carbon emissions target 'doing more harm than good' - Thunberg Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg has told Sky News that the UK's pledge to produce net zero carbon emissions by 2050 is "actually doing more harm than good"....
19:26, 07/17/2019

Jennifer Lopez and Constance Wu strip and steal in ‘Hustlers’ trailer The first trailer for the money- and star-studded flick “Hustlers” dropped at midnight Wednesday — and Constance Wu, not Jennifer Lopez, appears to be the main chick. “I just want to take care of my grandma,” the “Crazy ...
19:13, 07/17/2019

How to dance it up with Gwendoline Christie in London With a new Prime Minister on the horizon, Brexit looming and a recent Women’s World Cup loss to the United States, world-weary Londoners need an escape from the headlines. Good thing for them then that the theater, for the most part, is here to nurse...
19:13, 07/17/2019

Avian malaria may explain decline of London's house sparrow Since 1995, London's iconic house sparrow population has declined 71 percent. New research suggests avian malaria is the primary driver of the population decline....
19:13, 07/17/2019

Fear of humans influences behavior of predators, rodents When the presence of humans is palpable, pumas and medium-sized carnivores keep a lower profile, according to a new study, allowing rodents to take a more brazen approach to foraging....
19:13, 07/17/2019

New standard Switch model will improve battery life 40 to 80 percent Enlarge (credit: YouTube / Aban Tech) Last week, we broke down the evidence that Nintendo was working on a new model of the standard Switch to go alongside the recently announced, portable-only Switch Lite. Today, Nintendo confirmed the existence o...
19:13, 07/17/2019

Ford designs a pickup truck emoji, petitions Unicode Consortium Enlarge (credit: Ford) Did you know that July 17 is World Emoji Day? No, me neither—at least not until Ford used the celebration of these 21st century hieroglyphs to announce that it wants a pickup truck emoji. In fact, Ford was so serious about th...
19:13, 07/17/2019

War Stories: Designing Dead Cells was a marriage of man and machine Video shot by Justin Wolfson, edited by John Cappello. Click here for transcript. Is it better to build a game by hand, piece by piece, or to program a computer that can build that game for you? In the cast of MotionTwin's Dead Cells, the answer is...
19:13, 07/17/2019

Trump Manages to Get an Even Worse Labor Secretary Than the Last One Last week’s welcome resignation of Labor Secretary Alex Acosta came with a caveat: Acosta appeared to not be entirely on board with the White House’s full-throated deregulation efforts....
19:13, 07/17/2019

Voters Are Less Scared of Government Healthcare Than You Think Democratic supporters of the public option, which include Joe Biden but also Amy Klobuchar and Kirsten Gillibrand, fear more than anything the wrath of the imaginary Voter Who Would Die For Their Private Insurer. A new poll from Morning Consult revea...
19:13, 07/17/2019

Sara Innamorato Says the Overton Window Is Already Moving The left-wing freshman Democrats who garner so much attention in Congress have a counterpart in the Pennsylvania statehouse—a group of young, progressive women who swept to victory in last year’s elections, upending the state’s political conventional...
19:13, 07/17/2019

From 'Asia's finest' to 'black dogs': Hong Kong police under pressure Hong Kong's vaunted police force is facing a crisis of confidence and leadership amid the city's worsening political tensions, according to serving and retired officers, politicians and security analysts....
19:13, 07/17/2019

Ukraine's Russian-speaking president gives glimmer of hope to war-torn east In one of his first acts as Ukrainian president, comedian-turned-politician Volodymyr Zelenskiy held out a symbolic olive branch to people in Ukraine's mostly Russian-speaking Donbass region, by switching from Ukrainian to Russian....
19:13, 07/17/2019

World Court orders review of Pakistan death sentence for Indian convicted of spying The World Court on Wednesday ordered Pakistan to review the death penalty given in 2017 to former Indian navy commander Kulbhushan Sudhir Jadhav who was convicted of being a spy....
19:13, 07/17/2019

People Are Really Breaking a Sweat With the Jokes About Grimes’ Too-Crazy-to-Be-True ‘Training Regimen’ After making headlines last year for beginning a relationship with 48-year-old tech billionaire Elon Musk, Grimes is back in the spotlight for detailing her unique “training regimen” in a recent post on Instagram. To announce her new camp...
11:52, 07/17/2019

Trump Says "Not Fair" That US Can't Sell F-35s To Turkey US President Donald Trump said on Tuesday it is "not fair" to either Turkey or the United States that Washington cannot sell Ankara billions of dollars worth of F-35 fighter jets after it bought a......
08:39, 07/17/2019

Director's Cut: Weekly Beauty Desk Drops From the latest hair and skincare launches to some epic summer scent favourites, see the product edit of the favourites that have landed on the desk of Vogue beauty & lifestyle, Jessica Diner, this week...
08:13, 07/17/2019

Biden campaign pays former Clinton and Obama speech coach the day after rough debate performance The Biden team's second quarter Federal Election Commission filing shows that the campaign wrote a check to a firm run by Michael Sheehan, who was known as the "man behind the curtain" during Bill Clinton's campaigns for president....
20:26, 07/16/2019

Could targeting this enzyme halt ovarian cancer? Scientists have identified an enzyme that promotes cell proliferation in the most common and lethal ovarian cancer and could serve as a treatment target....
20:13, 07/16/2019

Amazfit GTR Smartwatch With Up to 72 Days Battery Life Launched Huami Amazfit GTR Smartwatch supports NFC, has 12 sports modes, offers 24-hour heart rate monitoring, sleep analysis, idle reminders, and is available to buy in China....
19:52, 07/16/2019

Nebraska woman arrested after scaling Mount Rushmore with bare feet and no rope A Nebraska woman has been fined $1,000 for climbing the Mount Rushmore National Memorial in South Dakota.        ...
19:13, 07/16/2019

House set to rebuke Trump's remarks as racist House Democrats are moving swiftly to deliver an extraordinary rebuke of President Donald Trump for his barrage of personal attacks against four members of their caucus. The House will vote Tuesday night on a resolution to sharply denounce Trump’s re...
16:26, 07/16/2019

A PS4, Last of Us, Horizon Zero Dawn and Uncharted 4 for £219 is a great Prime Day deal Amazon Prime Day is here and there are some amazing offers on games, consoles, hardware and more to be had - here's one of the best things we've found so far...
16:13, 07/16/2019

County cricket: Yorkshire v Somerset, Essex v Warwickshire and more – live! Updates from around the county groundsHunt for legacy continues in wake of World Cup triumphYou can get in touch with Tanya by email, twitter or BTL 1.04pm BST Lunch scores to follow: 12.58pm BST The third of the late morning trilogy. Yorkshire capta...
14:13, 07/16/2019

Slain African American museum founder died of suffocation The founder of Baton Rouge’s African American history museum who was slain in the city last week died of suffocation, and her death has been ruled a homicide, the city coroner’s office determined Monday. Sadie Roberts-Joseph, 75, who was ...
10:26, 07/16/2019

Legion becomes a literal horror show with one of its creepiest threats ever David Haller’s veneer of faux-enlightenment is wearing awfully thin. “Be nice, or I can’t be nice,” he gently threatens Lenny, after she pushes him to get riled up. All his high-minded talk is slowly revealing itself as just that—talk. He can preach ...
09:26, 07/16/2019

Florida senior citizen fights alligator to rescue dog: reports A 75-year-old Florida man rescued his daughter’s dog from the jaws of an 8-foot alligator last week by kicking the reptile in the snout, reports said. Buddy Ackerman was taking the golden retriever, named Osi, on an early morning walk when a gator em...
09:26, 07/16/2019

Biden proposes massive new Obamacare subsidies, public option in health care plan Joe Biden is proposing massive new subsidies to make health coverage through Obamacare's exchanges cheaper -- as well as a new "public option" that would allow people to buy into a program his campaign says would be similar to Medicare....
09:13, 07/16/2019

Gove: 'Time running out' to tackle climate change A warning of infertile soil, oceans full of plastic, contaminated water and severe weather - unless climate change is tackled - is being issued by the Environment Secretary, Michael Gove....
09:13, 07/16/2019

Verizon has the fastest and best mobile network, study shows Verizon wears crown for having fastest and most reliable mobile network, a study shows. Meanwhile, Verizon delivered the fastest downloads in Dayton.       ...
08:00, 07/16/2019

Crowd chants ‘send her back’ as Trump rips into Democratic congresswomen at rally "I think in some cases they hate our country," Trump said to the crowd in North Carolina, a swing state he won in 2016 and wants to win again next year....
05:13, 07/18/2019

Conservative MP calls for national rules for emotional service animals Michelle Rempel's husband, U.S. military veteran Jeffrey Garner, has an emotional-service dog for therapeutic reasons and has official documentation from medical specialists for it....
05:13, 07/18/2019

U.S. House holds 2 Trump officials in contempt over 2020 census dispute The action marks an escalation of Democratic efforts to use their House majority to aggressively investigate the inner workings of the Trump administration....
05:13, 07/18/2019

U.S. kicks NATO ally Turkey out of fighter program over purchase of Russian defence system "Unfortunately, Turkey's decision to purchase the Russian S-400 air defence systems renders its continued involvement with the F-35 impossible," a White House statement said....
05:13, 07/18/2019

Woman becomes both mother and aunt after giving birth to brother’s baby A British woman gave birth to her brother’s baby last week after volunteering to be his partner’s surrogate — making her both the mother and the aunt of their child. “We are blown away by the strength, heart and courage of Cha...
05:13, 07/18/2019

Trump repeats claim that Ilhan Omar married her brother President Trump on Wednesday repeated the claim that Rep. Ilhan Omar committed immigration fraud by illegally marrying her brother. Trump made the statement while responding to a question from a reporter from the One America News Network before leavi...
05:13, 07/18/2019

House holds AG Barr, Ross in contempt over 2020 census citizenship question The House of Representatives voted Wednesday to hold US Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt over the White House’s failed push to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. By a vote of 230 to 198, t...
05:13, 07/18/2019

Judge who said teen rape suspect was ‘from a good family’ steps down The New Jersey judge who refused to try a 16-year-old boy who was accused of rape as an adult — because he comes from a “good family” — has decided to step down, according to officials. The state Supreme Court granted Judge Ja...
05:13, 07/18/2019

9-year-old California girl dies from electrocution in pool A 9-year-old California girl died when she was electrocuted while swimming in her family’s pool, according to reports. McKenzie Kinley was tragically zapped Sunday afternoon by a wire attached to one of the underwater pool lights under repair, ...
05:13, 07/18/2019

Thousands show up to burial of Vietnam vet who had no living relatives Thousands of people on Wednesday attended the funeral of a Vietnam War veteran after hearing that he had no living relatives. Friends of Wayne Wilson had put out a call for people to come to his burial at the Silverbrook Cemetery in Niles, Michigan, ...
05:13, 07/18/2019

Schumer wants FBI to probe FaceApp’s possible Kremlin ties Sen. Chuck Schumer on Wednesday asked the director of the FBI to probe whether data shared on the popular FaceApp software is ending up in the hands of the Russian government or third-party companies with ties to the Kremlin. Schumer penned a letter ...
05:13, 07/18/2019

Wasp spray used as meth alternative in West Virginia: cops West Virginia police say some folks have been using anti-wasp spray — to get a methamphetamine-like high. At least three people overdosed last week because they used the insect repellent to make synthetic meth, state police said Monday. “...
05:13, 07/18/2019

Trump rips into 2020 Dems at rally, calls Biden not ‘mentally prepared’ President Trump skewered the 2020 Democratic presidential hopefuls at a campaign rally in Greenville, North Carolina, on Wednesday night — claiming Joe Biden is not “mentally prepared” for the presidency. Trump told an energized crowd tha...
05:13, 07/18/2019

Frat bro found guilty in pledge’s alcohol-related hazing death A former Louisiana State University student on Wednesday was found guilty of negligent homicide in the alcohol-related hazing death of a fraternity pledge two years ago. It took less than an hour for the jurors to convict Matthew Naquin, 21, who now ...
05:13, 07/18/2019

OJ Simpson knocks Democrats for failed Trump impeachment attempt O.J. Simpson says he’s afraid of “what’s happening in America” today. Posting a new video on Twitter Wednesday night, the Juice called on US lawmakers to get their acts together — taking a veiled shot at the Democrats fo...
05:13, 07/18/2019

Florida dad threw son into ocean to ‘teach him to swim’ — then did backflips: cops A drunk Florida man tried “teaching” his 5-year-old son how to swim by allegedly tossing him into the Atlantic Ocean — and then proceeded to do backflips off a nearby pier as the boy struggled to stay afloat, cops said. Upon being a...
05:13, 07/18/2019

Trump rails against Ilhan Omar, ‘the Squad’ during raucous rally President Trump railed against “the Squad” during a rally on Wednesday night, prompting chants of “send her back” when he mentioned Rep. Ilhan Omar. Trump skewered the four freshman congresswomen at his rally in Greenville, North Carolina — del...
05:13, 07/18/2019

US to deploy 500 troops to Saudi Arabia amid Iran tensions: report The Trump administration is preparing to send 500 US troops to Saudi Arabia, bolstering the military relationship between the US and the kingdom amid rising tensions with neighboring Iran, a report said Wednesday. The troops will be sent to the Princ...
05:13, 07/18/2019

When to expect DOJ inspector general report on 2016 election Thursday, Aug. 15. Mark this date on your calendar. A very good source of mine says a report from Inspector General Michael Horowitz of the Justice Department on spying and other nastiness during the 2016 presidential election will be out by then. An...
05:13, 07/18/2019

Dad murdered autistic sons by driving off pier: prosecutors A cold-hearted dad drowned his two severely autistic sons by intentionally driving his family off a California pier for financial gain, prosecutors said Wednesday. Ali Elmezayen was charged with two counts of murder and one count of attempted murder ...
05:13, 07/18/2019

Dad of Bianca Devins murder suspect once threatened to cut wife’s throat, kill himself The father of Brandon Andrew Clark — who allegedly slit the throat of social media star Bianca Devins and then posted photos of her dead body online — once threatened to kill the young man’s mother in the exact same way, as well as ...
05:13, 07/18/2019

Louvre drops Sackler name from museum wing amid OxyContin scandal The Louvre is bidding ‘adieu’ to the Sackler name. The renowned Paris museum scrubbed from one of its wings any mention of the billionaire family — principal owners of Purdue Pharma, the drugmaker behind OxyContin, the painkiller bl...
05:13, 07/18/2019

33 arrested in protest of massive telescope on sacred Hawaiian peak Mauna Kea is known to some native Hawaiians as a sacred volcano, but it could soon be home to a $1.4 billion telescope.        ...
05:00, 07/18/2019

New York City removed 110 trash cans. Now garbage is overflowing and the rats are 'running wild' Rats are populating the Upper West Side thanks to the removal of trash cans by the New York City Department of Sanitation.        ...
05:00, 07/18/2019

Bama LB: Tide's best still better than Clemson's Alabama's Dylan Moses refuses to believe Clemson was the better team in last year's title game, and Nick Saban thinks distractions might have cost the Crimson Tide in the 44-16 loss to the Tigers....
05:00, 07/18/2019

Fisher, Aggies score big with No. 1 QB recruit In one of the biggest recruiting wins to date for Jimbo Fisher since arriving in College Station, top dual-threat quarterback Haynes King committed to Texas A&M on Wednesday....
05:00, 07/18/2019

Cloud growth fuels IBM profit beat International Business Machines Corp beat analysts' estimates for second-quarter profit on Wednesday, propped up by recurring growth in its high-margin cloud business....
05:00, 07/18/2019

Japanese official says negotiators working hard on U.S.-Japan trade deal U.S. and Japanese officials are working hard to reach agreement on a bilateral trade agreement, a senior Japanese official told Reuters on Wednesday, adding he was looking forward to news on the deal in the near future....
05:00, 07/18/2019

Netflix shares plunge as global growth falls short, U.S. customers shrink Netflix Inc said on Wednesday it lost U.S. streaming customers for the first time in eight years and missed targets for new subscribers overseas, an announcement that jarred investors ahead of looming competition....
05:00, 07/18/2019

Crude futures fall after strong build in U.S. oil products stocks Oil prices fell on Thursday, extending declines into a fourth day, after official data showed U.S. stockpiles of products like gasoline rose sharply last week, suggesting weak demand during the peak driving season....
05:00, 07/18/2019

Asian stocks wobble, bond yields fall on earnings woes, trade worries Asian shares wobbled in early Thursday trading as Wall Street stocks dropped on early signs that the U.S.-China trade war could hurt corporate earnings, helping to underpin solid demand for safe-haven U.S. Treasuries....
05:00, 07/18/2019

Australian developer LendLease lands $15 billion project with Google; shares surge Australia's LendLease Group on Thursday said it secured a contract with Alphabet Inc's Google to develop $15 billion worth of residential and retail space in Silicon Valley, sending the builder's stock to a more than eight-month high....
05:00, 07/18/2019

After Netflix’s Prices Go Up, Its U.S. Subscriptions Go Down The drop in the second quarter was the first in 12 years of streaming. And while the company added 2.7 million customers worldwide, Wall Street had expected five million....
05:00, 07/18/2019

House kills resolution to impeach Donald Trump The House voted Wednesday to kill a resolution brought by Rep. Al Green to impeach President Donald Trump in response to a series of tweets Democrats are calling racist....
04:52, 07/18/2019

Bernie Sanders defends Medicare for All, denounces healthcare industry donations Sen. Bernie Sanders called on his fellow 2020 Democratic presidential candidates to reject all campaign donations from the healthcare industry during a speech defending his Medicare for All plan Wednesday....
04:52, 07/18/2019

House votes to hold Barr, Ross in criminal contempt The House voted Wednesday to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in criminal contempt for refusing subpoenas to hand over documents about the 2020 census....
04:52, 07/18/2019

20 Democratic candidates qualify for second primary debate The Democratic National Committee announced on Wednesday the 20 candidates who will take to the stage over two nights this month in the second round of primary debates....
04:52, 07/18/2019

Internet joke plan to 'raid' Area 51 gets stern reply from US military What has driven millions of people to sign up to "storm" Area 51, the US government's military base? It's clearly just a bit of fun by internet jokesters, but the US military isn't laughing...
04:52, 07/18/2019

Mercedes-Benz SLC Daimler is ending production of the Mercedes-Benz SLC in 2020, citing a challenging market for compact two-seat roadsters as tastes shift toward sporty crossovers....
04:52, 07/18/2019

VW Jetta The 2019 Volkswagen Jetta GLI features a 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-four engine that generates 228 hp and 258 pound-feet of torque, instead of the Jetta's usual 147-hp 1.4-liter turbocharged inline-four....
04:52, 07/18/2019

Ford C-segment off-road crossover Ford executives have vowed to introduce "authentic off-roaders" to better compete with brands such as Jeep, and this vehicle, slotting between the EcoSport and Escape, will be one of them....
04:52, 07/18/2019

VW Passat The 2020 Volkswagen Passat receives new styling and additional equipment but not the brand?s latest gadgets and technology available on the cheaper and smaller Jetta after VW decided to keep the U.S. Passat on its former platform in a cost-saving mov...
04:52, 07/18/2019

Chevrolet Express The automaker seems content to let this van? whose development costs were fully amortized long ago ? continue to quietly age rather than invest the big bucks necessary for a new generation....
04:52, 07/18/2019

BMW Z4 The 2019 Z4 sDrive30i features a base 2.0-liter four-cylinder tuborcharged engine that generates 255 hp and 295 pound-feet of torque, and is paired with an eight-speed automatic transmission....
04:52, 07/18/2019

Ford Escape The fourth generation of Ford?s Escape crossover, arriving in fall 2019, sports a comprehensive redesign that returns the gasoline-electric hybrid powertrain to the lineup, reduces weight by as much as 200 pounds over the outgoing model and adds a lo...
04:52, 07/18/2019

Mazda CX-5 Mazda has been promising a U.S. version of its global diesel motor in the CX-5 crossover for years, and it's finally arrived, "with pre-sales beginning immediately."...
04:52, 07/18/2019

Nissan Rogue Sport Most prominent among the 2020 Rogue Sport updates is the exterior styling, which includes new front fascia features, a new hood, Vmotion grille and bumper....
04:52, 07/18/2019

Kia Telluride The Telluride, introduced as a boxy concept at the 2016 Detroit auto show, made a glitzy pit stop during New York Fashion Week in September before its formal auto show debut in Detroit....
04:52, 07/18/2019

Chevrolet Volt Reports that GM would pull the plug on its plug-in hybrid may have been premature. The car is expected to remain primarily as it is following a re-engineering due in showrooms this year....
04:52, 07/18/2019

Toyota Land Cruiser Toyota is adding a 60th anniversary edition for the iconic Land Cruiser's 2020 model year. Unlike the standard three-row Land Cruiser, the Heritage Edition will be offered only as a two-row model with just two colors available: black or white....
04:52, 07/18/2019

Lexus IS Lexus has not announced a new generation of the compact rear-wheel-drive platform, but it still represents a volume play until the brand decides what to do next with one of its icons....
04:52, 07/18/2019

GMC Sierra 2500 and 3500 Like the light-duty model, the 2020 GMC Sierra 2500HD and 3500HD will feature the brand's six-way MultiPro tailgate, large heads-up display and an advanced trailering system with an app, among other things....
04:52, 07/18/2019

Canada’s inflation rate falls to 2% in June thanks to gas price drop Inflation is right on the Bank of Canada's ideal target, meaning there's no pressure for the central bank to increase or cut interest rates based on consumer prices....
04:52, 07/18/2019

DEA tracked every opioid pill sold in the US. The data is out—and it’s horrific Enlarge / Members of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters hold signs while protesting during the McKesson Corp. annual meeting at the Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce in Irving, Texas, US, on Wednesday, July 26, 2017. (credit: Getty | Bl...
04:39, 07/18/2019

Painted-on salt provides glowing thermometer for tiny things Enlarge (credit: PHILIPPE HUGUEN/AFP/Getty Images) Temperature is notoriously difficult to measure, mostly because it's an average quantity. The temperature of a room is often recorded at a single point, when it's meant to be a measure of the avera...
04:39, 07/18/2019

WHO declares Ebola outbreak an international emergency Enlarge / Health workers communicate information about Ebola at an Ebola screening station on the road between Butembo and Goma on July 16, 2019, in Goma, DRC. (credit: Getty | John Wessels) The World Health Organization on Wednesday declared the n...
04:39, 07/18/2019

Zombifying fungus bypasses the brain to make ants its puppets, study finds Enlarge / A dead ant that has been taken over by a species of Cordyceps in the Rio Claro Reserve in Colombia. (credit: National Geographic/Justin Maguire) Pity the poor unsuspecting carpenter ant who unwittingly becomes infected with spores scatte...
04:39, 07/18/2019

US cuts Turkey from F-35 program after Russian missile deal Last week, Turkey accepted delivery of the Russian-made S-400, a mobile surface-to-air missile system, that is said to pose a risk to the NATO alliance as well as Lockheed Martin's F-35 stealth fighter jet....
04:39, 07/18/2019

US House rejects Saudi weapons sales, Trump to veto The U.S. House of Representatives passed three resolutions on Wednesday, which would block the sale of precision-guided munitions and related equipment to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. President Donald Trump has promised a veto....
04:39, 07/18/2019

Japan urges G-7 to think beyond existing rules in dealing with Libra Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso on Wednesday urged his G-7 counterparts to make a comprehensive assessment of Facebook's Libra digital currency for any fresh challenges that could be overlooked by existing regulations....
04:39, 07/18/2019

IMF sees dangers from trade tensions and says the dollar is overvalued The International Monetary Fund on Wednesday said that the U.S. dollar was overvalued by 6% to 12%, based on near-term economic fundamentals, while the euro, Japan's yen and China's yuan were seen as broadly in line with fundamentals....
04:39, 07/18/2019

WHO Declares Ebola in Congo a Public-Health Emergency Nearly a Year After Outbreak The second-worst Ebola outbreak in history has killed more than 1,500 people in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) since it began last August. And on Wednesday, nearly a year after the outbreak began, and in the midst of renewed concerns over...
04:39, 07/18/2019

Taylor Swift gives fans a first look inside ‘Cats’ movie Taylor Swift is making “memories” on the set of “Cats.” The movie-makeover of Andrew Lloyd Webber‘s beloved musical, based on “Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats” by T. S. Eliot, gave a behind-the-scen...
04:26, 07/18/2019

‘Gossip Girl’ reboot coming to HBO Max It’s only been a few years since “Gossip Girl” ended — but it’s already bound for a reboot. The CW show, which launched the careers of Blake Lively, Penn Badgley, Chace Crawford, Leighton Meester and Ed Westwick, has gotten a series order from Warner...
04:26, 07/18/2019

Andrew Lloyd Webber says ‘Cinderella’ musical coming to Broadway Get ready to see some bibbidy, bobbity boo on Broadway. Andrew Lloyd Webber’s production of “Cinderella” is hitting New York City’s famed Great White Way in 2020. The king of musical theater announced the plans Wednesday on &#...
04:26, 07/18/2019

‘Desperate Housewives’ villain revisits the dark side on ‘Yellowstone’ For someone who’s notorious for playing villains, crazies and assorted oddballs, Neal McDonough could not be a straighter arrow. He’s the ultimate stand-up guy, a family man who has five kids with Ruve, his wife of 16 years. He’s a staunch Catholic w...
04:26, 07/18/2019

Paul McCartney wrote an ‘It’s A Wonderful Life’ musical — and we’ve heard it Sir Paul McCartney could be leaving Abbey Road for Broadway. Over the past year, the Beatle has been writing a new musical, a stage version of the 1946 Frank Capra classic film “It’s A Wonderful Life,” it was revealed Wednesday. The show, produced by...
04:26, 07/18/2019

Jose Arredondo, father of K-Pop star Samuel, found ‘beaten to death’ in Mexico The father of K-pop star Samuel was found “beaten to death” in his home Tuesday morning in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, authorities said. Jose Arredondo, 58, who is renowned as the owner of a car dealership in Bakersfield, California, was disc...
04:26, 07/18/2019

Pumpsie Green, First Black Player for Boston Red Sox, Dies at 85 Green, who played mostly at second base and shortstop, broke the color barrier for the last major league franchise of the time that remained all white....
04:26, 07/18/2019

Racing ‘Peking to Paris’ in Classic Cars: ‘The Best Part Is the Beer at Night’ For 36 days over 8,500 miles, racers cajole their classic and collectible cars across dirt paths, rivers and mountains in an event first run in 1907....
04:26, 07/18/2019

James Dolan’s Company Escalates a Fight With The Daily News The Madison Square Garden Company, the parent company of the Knicks, went on the offensive in unusually personal terms after a new report about a battle over real estate in Southern California....
04:26, 07/18/2019

Caught Up in the College Admissions Scandal: Stanford’s Boathouse A sailing coach pleaded guilty to federal charges related to the cheating and bribery scheme. A rowing coach was fired, but the university won’t say why....
04:26, 07/18/2019

Actor Dino Morea, DJ Aqeel's Statements Recorded In Sterling Biotech Case The Enforcement Directorate has recorded the statements of Bollywood actor Dino Morea and DJ Aqeel in connection with the Sterling Biotech alleged bank fraud money laundering case, officials said......
04:26, 07/18/2019

Fans descend on San Diego for the 50th Comic-Con Fans descend on San Diego for the 50th Comic-Con, which kicked off Wednesday with the first chance for exclusive merchandise and new footage from ‘It: Chapter Two’...
04:26, 07/18/2019

FaceApp security concerns: Russians now own all your old photos The eerie FaceApp photo filter, which uses AI to digitally age your face, has gone viral, with millions on social media sharing their sagging simulacrum, including celebs such as Drake, the Jonas Brothers and Kevin Hart. However, experts warn that th...
04:26, 07/18/2019

RIP Impeachment Inquiry, We Hardly Knew Thee There was a brief, shining moment amid the bedlam in Congress last night during which Rep. Al Green promised to file articles of impeachment against President Trump for being a big ol’ racist. This was the third time that Green has proposed resolutio...
04:13, 07/18/2019

'Emulate his example’ urges UN chief as world celebrates Nelson Mandela: a ‘global advocate for dignity and equality’  Nelson Mandela was an “extraordinary global advocate for dignity and equality” who anyone in public service should seek to emulate, Secretary-General António Guterres said marking the International Day that honours the iconic anti-apartheid campaigne...
04:13, 07/18/2019

Despite massive earnings, Netflix is struggling to attract new subscribers Netflix released its earnings report for the June quarter and posted EPS of $0.60, a solid beat over initial estimates of $0.56. Revenue came in exactly where analysts expected, with the streaming giant generating $4.92 billion in revenue for the qua...
04:00, 07/18/2019

Netflix plans to launch a cheaper, mobile-only plan in a major market Though there were a few bright spots in Netflix’s earnings report today, investors didn’t react too kindly to the company’s big miss on adding new subscribers. With Netflix anticipating 5 million new subscribers for the quarter, the...
04:00, 07/18/2019

Samsung’s Galaxy Fold 2 may launch in 2020, even with the original still MIA Samsung’s first foldable smartphone is starting to feel like the Bigfoot of tech. There are all these reports claiming that people have seen it! It exists! And there are photos of it in the wild! Awareness of the mythical creature is surprising...
04:00, 07/18/2019

Elon Musk wants to hook the human brain up to a computer by late 2020 In addition to electric cars, road trips to Mars, and strange Twitter behavior, Elon Musk is also known for a new biotech company called Neuralink, which aims to connect human brains to computers. The company just held a presentation where several ex...
04:00, 07/18/2019

New Hampshire passes bill to provide free tampons, other menstrual products in public schools New Hampshire middle and high schools must now provide free menstrual products, including tampons, to students under a bill signed Wednesday.        ...
04:00, 07/18/2019

God forgive us, we made cocktails using Soylent The idea behind Soylent is simple: why waste time cooking when you can replace meals with a powdered drink? “Don’t be lame,” the concept seemed to say, “it’s the future now — food’s dumb.” Generally, this is all well and good(-ish), but it leaves out...
04:00, 07/18/2019

Join the world’s highly paid cybersecurity elite with this $31 bundle Everybody needs them, so help fill the world’s lack of tech talent with the training in The Complete Information Security Certification Bundle. Right now, TNW Deals has slashed the price on this collection down to just $31, over 90 percent off the re...
04:00, 07/18/2019

How OnePlus uses robotic hands, mannequin heads, and a tiny carnival ride to test its phone cameras As tech writers, we get to play with a lot of phones. But, it’s not often that we get to peek behind the curtain to see how engineers are working on the product. That’s why I was pretty excited when OnePlus invited us to visit its camera lab in Taiwa...
04:00, 07/18/2019

Here are the Senate’s sickest burns dished out to Facebook’s Libra Facebook‘s digital currency, Libra, has been causing a bit of a ruckus lately. Since its plans became public a few weeks ago, headlines have largely been awash with why it’s probably a bad idea. Nations all over the globe started to wake up to the re...
04:00, 07/18/2019

Elvie’s sleek tech for new mothers is breaking taboos in women’s health Five years ago, global funding for the femtech sector had barely reached $100 million total. But now the femtech industry is set to see a huge increase with more than $400 million funneling in — the largest amount of funding the industry has ever rec...
04:00, 07/18/2019

This AI magically removes moving objects from videos We’ve previously seen developers harness the power of artificial intelligence (AI) to turn pitch black pics into bright colorful photos, flat images into complex 3D scenes, and selfies into moving avatars. Now, there’s an AI-powered software that eff...
04:00, 07/18/2019

Find out how long until John McAfee must eat his own dick (cos Bitcoin) Two years have passed since cybersecurity wild-man John McAfee first told the world he would eat his own dick if his Bitcoin price prediction didn’t come true — and things still aren’t looking good. if not, I will eat my dick on national television. ...
04:00, 07/18/2019

This short movie gives an inside look into how Ilford makes its iconic black and white film Since 1912, Ilford Photo has been making film rolls for photography enthusiasts from across the globe, giving recreational and professional photographers a way to see the world in black and white. Earlier this month, Ilford released a fascinating doc...
04:00, 07/18/2019

Nintendo announces new Switch with better battery life Nintendo revealed this week it’ll be releasing an upgraded version of the Switch, with a longer-lasting battery. So now we can play Breath of the Wild for over five hours — as if we weren’t doing that already. The company first revealed the new model...
04:00, 07/18/2019

The Roland R-07 is a versatile portable recorder with handy Bluetooth skills There is no shortage of portable recorders on the market, but the Roland R-07 caught my eye with its unique looks. Add to that the fact that it’s one of the only such recorders with Bluetooth, and it makes for a compelling package that stands out in ...
04:00, 07/18/2019

David Price Is Still Weirdly Hot Under The Collar About Dennis Eckersley You would think interpersonal beef that arises out of one person saying one single non-R-rated word about a third party could not possible last longer than, say, a couple weeks. Turns out you would be way wrong about that. The dumb beef between Red S...
04:00, 07/18/2019

Idiot On The Tarp Enjoys Slippin' N Slidin' During Phillies Rain Delay It’s raining all over the East Coast, and as a result, baseball is at a standstill. Fans from Philadelphia to Baltimore to Boston have already been forced to sit through delays on Wednesday night, with most of them likely huddled in the concourses, c...
04:00, 07/18/2019

Free Chris Paul Before the Houston Rockets traded Chris Paul to the rebuilding Oklahoma City Thunder last week, they reportedly tried to involve a third team in the deal, in order to redirect Paul to a more competitive situation. When that effort proved especially c...
04:00, 07/18/2019

Reputed Italian mobster wanted to give reporter ‘two hits with a mallet’ A reputed Italian mobster was caught on a police wiretap ranting about how he wanted to bash a reporter for confronting one of his cronies, according to a report Wednesday. “I would have given him two hits with a mallet … what a blast,...
03:52, 07/18/2019

Gold: This "Contrarian" Indicator Jumps to 3-Year High Many Main Street investors would probably be surprised at how often the professionals on Wall Street are on the wrong side of major market turns. Gold is a prime example. Learn why this insight is especially important now......
03:52, 07/18/2019

Ex-L.S.U. Student Convicted in Fraternity Hazing Death of Freshman Matthew Naquin, 21, faces up to five years in prison for negligent homicide. His conviction is the latest example of the increasingly hard line prosecutors are taking with hazing deaths....
03:52, 07/18/2019

FaceApp Lets You ‘Age’ a Photo by Decades. Does It Also Violate Your Privacy? Some security concerns raised about the app at the center of a popular social media trend are exaggerated, but experts say the developer should be more transparent....
03:52, 07/18/2019

A Border Kept Him From His Daughter. Now He’s Here to Say Goodbye. A 13-year-old girl from Honduras waited for her father to join her in the United States. But her father was repeatedly detained at the border. He came too late....
03:52, 07/18/2019

Japan may take South Korea wartime labor dispute to International Court of Justice: NHK Japan is considering taking a dispute with South Korea over its compensation of wartime forced laborers to the International Court of Justice as the deadline for seeking third-country arbitration passes on Thursday, public broadcaster NHK reported....
03:52, 07/18/2019

| Bleating the traffic: sheep dodge cars in tour around Paris Guided by two shepherds, the flock was monitored by policemen on scooters and volunteer "walkers" on foot who helped them cross roads as they moved around the capital....
03:39, 07/18/2019

Firefox will soon alert users if their saved passwords have been breached With the security of personal information becoming an increasing priority amongst the general public, many tech companies are promising heightened protection in response, and are introducing new methods of dealing with any breaches once they've ...
03:39, 07/18/2019

Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 leak offers more proof of rear-mounted, magnetic S Pen Last week, we reported on a Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 leak that showed a clear indentation along the rear of the tablet, strongly suggesting the inclusion of a magnetic S Pen for the productivity-focused device. Now, an exclusive new leak from Andro...
03:39, 07/18/2019

Plastic cups runneth over at Cambodia's Rubbish Cafe As Southeast Asia grapples with massive tides of rubbish hitting its beaches, a Cambodian coffee shop owner is looking to build a business out of some of this waste as a way to promote sustainability....
03:26, 07/18/2019

House Votes to Block Arms Sales to Gulf Nations, Setting Up Trump’s Third Veto The measures would block the sale of billions of dollars of arms to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. No other foreign policy issue has made as big a rift between the president and Congress....
03:26, 07/18/2019

Police called to boy's 'ice cold beer' stand find 'root beer' instead Police in Utah said they received multiple calls about a young boy selling "ice cold beer" at the side of a road, but officers arrived to discover the truth was in the fine print....
03:26, 07/18/2019

Watch: Hawk rescued after road injury in Pennsylvania Police, a local official and members of the public came to the rescue of a young hawk that apparently was injured by a car while feeding from a Pennsylvania road....
03:26, 07/18/2019

No survivors expected in Canada float plane crash The search for four missing passengers from a float plane that crashed in remote northeastern Canada is turning into a recovery mission for bodies, police said on Wednesday....
03:13, 07/18/2019

UK PM May pays tribute to Gibraltar's efforts in detaining Grace 1 tanker British Prime Minister Theresa May thanked Gibraltar's Chief Minister for upholding European Union sanctions against Syria by detaining an oil tanker, her office said on Wednesday, adding its independent legal process should be respected....
03:13, 07/18/2019

Venezuela's debts to China, Russia would be restructured through Paris Club: Guaido advisor Loans to Venezuela from President Nicolas Maduro's allies Russia and China would be renegotiated though the Paris Club if Maduro leaves power, an advisor to the opposition said on Wednesday, responding to concerns about favorable treatment for the tw...
03:13, 07/18/2019

UK's Johnson wants any Brexit transition to end before next election Boris Johnson wants Britain to have completed any Brexit transition period and fully left the European Union "well before" the next scheduled election in 2022, the favourite to be the next prime minister said on Wednesday....
03:13, 07/18/2019

Ethiopian city braces for protests as activists promise to declare new region Activists in Ethiopia were set to declare a new region for their Sidama ethnic group on Thursday in defiance of the central government, with some residents of the southern city of Hawassa worried that it could lead to violence....
03:13, 07/18/2019

Five years on, flight MH17 families call for justice Family members of those aboard the downed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 called on Wednesday for those responsible to be brought to justice, as they marked the fifth anniversary of the tragedy....
03:13, 07/18/2019

Criticizing populism, Britain's May has Brexit advice for successor Prime Minister Theresa May launched a broadside against populism on Wednesday, using a valedictory speech to encourage her successor to embrace compromise to secure Britain's exit from the European Union....
03:13, 07/18/2019

UK ministers could resign in battle over suspending parliament: BBC reporter Some British cabinet ministers could resign on Thursday to vote to block Theresa May's successor as prime minister from suspending parliament, the political editor of BBC's Newsnight program said....
03:13, 07/18/2019

UK's Johnson declines to comment on plan to facilitate a no-deal Brexit Boris Johnson, favorite to be the next British prime minister, on Wednesday refused to say whether he would seek to shut Parliament to facilitate a no-deal Brexit but agreed such a plan could be convenient for him....
03:13, 07/18/2019

Croatia PM reshuffles cabinet, proposes six new ministers Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic on Wednesday ordered a reshuffle of his cabinet with six new ministers, just over a year before his government's term in office expires in late 2020....
03:13, 07/18/2019

U.S. removing Turkey from F-35 program after its Russian missile defense purchase The United States said on Wednesday that it was removing Turkey from the F-35 fighter jet program, a move long threatened and expected after Ankara began accepting delivery of an advanced Russian missile defense system last week....
03:13, 07/18/2019

U.S. plans different approach in leading G7 in 2020: White House official The Trump administration plans to adopt shorter communiques and generally revamp how the Group of Seven rich nations does its work when the United States leads the body in 2020, a White House adviser said....
03:13, 07/18/2019

Syrian rebels say Moscow deploys ground forces in Idlib campaign Russia has sent special forces in recent days to fight alongside Syrian army troops struggling to make gains in a more than two month assault in northwestern Syria to seize the last opposition bastion, senior rebel commanders said....
03:13, 07/18/2019

U.S. officials to brief diplomats on maritime security initiative for Gulf U.S. officials will speak to members of the Washington diplomatic corps on Friday about a new initiative to promote freedom of navigation and maritime security around the Strait of Hormuz, the State Department said on Wednesday....
03:13, 07/18/2019

Mets Bullpen Shows Signs of Life in 2-Game Sweep of the Twins The Mets’ beleaguered relievers stifled Minnesota over two days, but the victories came with bad news: An injury to Zack Wheeler, a potential trade asset....
03:13, 07/18/2019

Microsoft nets billion-dollar AT&T Azure cloud contract Microsoft has announced a major new partnership with AT&T that could net the company as much as $2 billion.The deal will see the American telco giant switch to Microsoft's Azure cloud system as the two companies work together on technologies suc...
03:13, 07/18/2019

These are the new Android emoji you'll be using on your phone later this year We've known that a new slate of emojis are coming to smartphones toward the end of the year, and mere hours after Apple showed its take on them and announced when it'd range them on its phones, Google has done the same.In February, the Unic...
03:13, 07/18/2019

From LittleBigPlanet to Dreams: Media Molecule and the future of DIY gaming Turn on your console today and you’ll find a rich library of games that put game-making into the player’s hands. Super Mario Maker 2 and Dragon Quest Builders 2 are just two recent critically acclaimed examples, while Minecraft is now t...
03:13, 07/18/2019

Fujifilm to open new content experience center in London From its retina-punishing Instax cameras and handsome X-series models through to its high-end GFX medium-format monsters, Fujifilm certainly has a product portfolio wide enough to entice photographers from all corners.And now the company will be brin...
03:13, 07/18/2019

Get a great deal on every Google Home smart speaker in the Walmart sale Usually, the day after Amazon Prime Day has up moping about the office, sad that all the super cheap deals have dried up. There's no time for that today though as the Walmart sale has taken the bargain baton from Amazon to give us one final day ...
03:13, 07/18/2019

4K TV deals at Walmart: price cuts on Samsung, LG, Vizio, and more If you missed out on Amazon Prime Day this year, you still have time to snag some killer deals. Walmart's competing 'The Big Save' sale has been extended another day with massive savings sitewide. You can find Black Friday like prices ...
03:13, 07/18/2019

The Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus gets a massive price cut at Walmart If you're still searching for a killer phone deal post-Prime Day, then you've come to the right place. Walmart's 'The Big Save' sale has been extended until today with sitewide discounts on tech, appliances, home items, and m...
03:13, 07/18/2019

Microsoft Surface Pro 7: what we want to see Microsoft has been consistently designing some of the best Windows tablets and 2-in-1 laptops for years with its Surface lineup. When the Surface Pro 6 launched however, back in October 2018, there were relatively few improvements over the 2017 model...
03:13, 07/18/2019

Instagram is now hiding like counts in Australia, Canada and five other countries It began in Canada in May and now it’s spreading. Immediately after changes to the photo-sharing platform were announced in April, Instagram began hiding the total number of likes on posts in Canada as a test. The design change meant that...
03:13, 07/18/2019

What to know about eye floaters Eye floaters are specks in a person’s vision. They are normal and not necessarily harmful. It is not always possible to prevent them, and they may not require treatment. Learn more about eye floaters here....
02:39, 07/18/2019

Instagram hides number of 'likes' from users in Australian trial Social media giant says the trial, which rolls out Thursday, will ‘reduce pressure’ on users of the platform Instagram users in Australia will no longer be able to see how many likes a post has a received under trial changes to “remove pressure” on t...
02:39, 07/18/2019

‘The Lion King’ is dividing critics, but set for a massive opening weekend anyway Box office prognosticators can already feel the love for the Jon Favreau-directed remake of The Lion King that’s set to hit theaters this weekend. Estimates for how well this photorealistic, CGI-heavy reimagining of the Disney animated classic ...
02:39, 07/18/2019

Singapore government systems still weak in IT controls Auditor-General Office finds weaknesses in IT controls of several government entities including the Ministry of Defence and Ministry of Finance, where third-party access rights were lax and the logging and review activities of privileged users inadeq...
02:26, 07/18/2019

Trump's trade war with China is leaving tech with a growing tab, trade group warns Tariffs on imported Chinese products cost the US tech industry $1.3 billion in May 2019 alone, according to data from the Consumer Technology Association -- and the cost is expected to grow....
02:26, 07/18/2019

IBM Q2 top expectations, but company says it'll outline Red Hat strategy Aug. 2 If you were looking for color on IBM's purchase of Red Hat you'll just have to wait. For the second quarter, IBM topped bottom line expectations with sales down 4.2%....
02:26, 07/18/2019

Nintendo's Switch Lite puts the company's console lines at a crossroads The company improved its hit-and-miss home console record with the Switch while the Switch Lite is heir to its portable device legacy. With those products covering the range of console gaming settings, Nintendo will have to push something aside as it...
02:26, 07/18/2019

8x8 acquires Wavecell to expand cloud communications footprint The acquisition will give 8x8 a greater foothold in the Communications Platform-as-a-Service (CPaaS) market and and expand its presence in the rapidly growing Southeast Asian market....
02:26, 07/18/2019

Gene Munster: Netflix's best days are behind it Loup Ventures founding partner Gene Munster told CNBC's "Fast Money" on Wednesday that Netflix's disappointing second quarter results are a turning point for the company, saying the best days for the streaming giant "are in fact behind it."...
02:26, 07/18/2019

Photo editor FaceApp goes viral again, prompting security concerns A photo editing app has introduced a few new wrinkles to the faces of celebrities — and to the ongoing discussion around personal digital security, NBC reports....
02:26, 07/18/2019

Silicon Valley has found its presidential candidate in Andrew Yang Silicon Valley workers say they gravitate toward Yang, who is running for president as a Democrat, because of his approach to research and understanding of tech's moral dilemmas....
02:26, 07/18/2019

U.S. Formally Cancels Sale of Fighter Jets to Turkey, a NATO Ally Turkey, whose purchase of a Russian missile system has created friction, called the Trump administration’s move a “mistake that will cause irreparable wounds in our strategic relations.”...
02:26, 07/18/2019

Five out of Seven Million Bulgarians’ Personal Data Stolen in Hack The data of more than five million people was stolen from Bulgaria’s tax agency. Someone emailed a claim of responsibility to news outlets, writing, “The state of your cybersecurity is a parody.”...
02:26, 07/18/2019

Theresa May offers Brexit advice to successor, criticizes populism in farewell speech With only a few days left in power, the 62-year-old May railed against the coarsening of politics in what her audience took to be words aimed at Britain's probable next leader Boris Johnson or U.S. President Donald Trump....
02:26, 07/18/2019

Toronto man who lost family in Boeing crash doubts he’ll see share of $50M fund In an interview with Global News' Jackson Proskow shortly after testifying at a hearing before the U.S. House subcommittee on aviation, Paul Njoroge called Boeing's announcement a "total gaffe."...
02:26, 07/18/2019

Maverick Democrat’s attempt to impeach Trump fails vote The vote showed that so far, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has been successful in her effort to prevent a Democratic stampede toward impeachment before additional evidence is developed that could win over a public that has so far been skeptical about ou...
02:26, 07/18/2019

Donald Trump’s ‘divisive comments’ have no place in society, Andrew Scheer says Scheer said he believes people should be free to criticize their governments without having their backgrounds questioned or being told to leave the country....
02:26, 07/18/2019

Trump says he is ‘enjoying’ ongoing fight from Twitter attack on congresswomen “I’m not relishing in the fight, I’m enjoying it because I have to get the word out to the American people," he said. "And you have to enjoy what you do."...
02:26, 07/18/2019

Anorexia, DNA, and false distinctions | Letters All psychiatric conditions are caused by an interaction between a person’s mind and body, writes Peter White. Anorexia is a quite recent phenomenon, writes Declan FlynnWhile it’s welcome news that researchers have found that certain metabolic genes a...
02:13, 07/18/2019

Kayaker finds rare Roman glass and pottery off Kent coast Archaeological discovery could have come from possible shipwreck near RamsgateObjects from a possible Roman shipwreck have been found off the coast of Kent in one of the most unusual archaeological finds in living memory.The chance discoveries were m...
02:13, 07/18/2019

Lunar eclipse 2019: from Australia to UK, stargazers enjoy bright side of the moon Photographers from Sydney to Brasilia capture July’s stunning partial lunar eclipseStargazers around the world have enjoyed a view of a global lunar eclipse, delighting people from Dehli to Dublin.The partial eclipse was visible in nearly every part ...
02:13, 07/18/2019

Excavation of Waterloo field hospital unearths limbs and musket balls Waterloo Uncovered’s project shines fresh light on battle that led to Napoleon’s defeatThe first ever excavation of the main allied field hospital at the Battle of Waterloo has uncovered sawn-off limbs and musket balls fired during a previously unrec...
02:13, 07/18/2019

Matthijs de Ligt's Transfer To Juventus Might Be The Most Important Move Of The Summer Though it’s not official official just yet, it would take a massive change of heart to stop the inevitable: Matthijs de Ligt will be a Juventus player next season. And for as good and smart of a move as this is for both parties involved, the lasting ...
02:13, 07/18/2019

FIFA Puts An End To The Scourge Of Amazing, Impossible Goalkeeper Goals Goalkeepers occasionally score goals. Some turn it into an art form; Brazil’s Rogério Ceni scored 131 times. Still, a game where a goalkeeper scores is rare. Even rarer still: a goalkeeper throwing the ball into the other team’s net for a goal....
02:13, 07/18/2019

"Mai Tai Guy" Has No Regrets Over Stealing Walk-Off Home Run Ball From Kids The Cubs beat the Reds in dramatic, walk-off fashion on Tuesday night, as Kyle Schwarber hit a 10th-inning dinger to put an exclamation point on a Chicago day that had already seen the capture of notorious alligator Chance the Snapper. And as one min...
02:13, 07/18/2019

Extra Cool Mom Climbs Mt. Rushmore Barefoot, Gets Busted Last Friday, Alexandria Incontro from Omaha, Nebraska, very nearly free-soloed Mt. Rushmore, making it 15 feet from the top before she was persuaded to give up on her attempt by a park ranger. According to the Rapid City Journal, visitors reported se...
02:13, 07/18/2019

The TurboGrafx-16 Mini Is Up For Preorder Whether you want them or not, every game console ever released before the mid 90s seems destined to be reborn in cute, miniature form, and the TurboGrafx-16 is the next one on the horizon....
02:13, 07/18/2019

Trump kicks Turkey out of F-35 program in historic NATO rupture President Trump is kicking Turkey out of the F-35 fighter jet program over the NATO ally’s insistence on purchasing Russian-made anti-aircraft defenses, the White House announced....
02:13, 07/18/2019

Trump administration kicks Turkish pilots out after removing Turkey from the F-35 program The Trump administration is requiring the Turkish pilots and maintainers training on the F-35 fighter in the U.S. to leave now that Turkey has been kicked out of the fighter program....
02:13, 07/18/2019

Philippine president calls on Trump to park US Navy outside China President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines wants President Trump to park the Navy's 7th Fleet on China's doorstep in response to ongoing tensions in the Pacific....
02:13, 07/18/2019

US allies Afghanistan and Pakistan keep shooting at each other As the U.S. continues to pursue peace talks in Afghanistan, the Pentagon is worried that the Afghan government and Pakistan, both U.S. allies, will distract from that goal as they continue to skirmish along their shared border....
02:13, 07/18/2019

State attorneys general sue IRS over charitable contributions The state attorneys general of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut joined forces Wednesday, filing a new lawsuit against the Internal Revenue Service’s rule banning charitable contributions to state and local governments in exchange for tax write-of...
02:00, 07/18/2019

MTA’s reorganization plan will make small dent in agency’s massive deficit: report The MTA wants to slim down — ever so slightly. A set of proposals to cut bureaucratic fat off the transit authority’s $18 billion operation would reduce the size of the massive 75,000-person agency by just 3 to 4 percent, or 1,900 to 2,70...
02:00, 07/18/2019

Why the Latest Ebola Outbreak Raises Fears Across Borders Ebola is one of the deadliest diseases on Earth, with a fatality rate as high as 90%. It’s among a handful of illnesses so dangerous that governments consider them threats to national security. An epidemic in West Africa that began in late 2013 and f...
02:00, 07/18/2019

FaceApp went viral with age-defying photos. Now Democratic leaders are warning campaigns to delete the Russian-created app ‘immediately’ Drake, LeBron James, the Jonas Brothers and other celebrities have helped extend the future-self craze on social media. Now the Democratic Party's security chief is telling campaigns "this novelty is not without risk: FaceApp was developed by Russian...
02:00, 07/18/2019

Netflix reports drop in U.S. subscribers, its first ever, raising concern about its future Netflix reported subscriber numbers far lower than even its own estimates for the second quarter, causing a Wall Street sell-off and fears the streaming service's dominance could be weakening....
02:00, 07/18/2019

Elon Musk wants to get inside your head. Literally. Neuralink, Musk’s start-up that is working to allow people to control computers with their minds, said it wants to begin human trials as soon as next year....
02:00, 07/18/2019

Australia urged to move away from oil dependency or risk fuel supply crisis Submission to government review calls for urgent uptake of electric vehicles, a boost to public transport and tightening of efficiency standardsAustralia should dramatically decrease its oil use to ward off a potential crisis by tightening fuel-effic...
02:00, 07/18/2019

KLM tells breastfeeding women they may be asked to cover up Airline provokes outcry with response after woman says she was asked to cover herself with a blanketThe Dutch airline KLM is facing a storm of protest after warning that women who breastfeed their babies on its flights may be asked to cover up to avo...
02:00, 07/18/2019

Pound could fall to parity with dollar on hard Brexit concerns Fear of ‘hardline’ Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt could push sterling down to mid-80s levels, says Morgan StanleyThe pound’s fall to a two-year low against the dollar could be the start of a no-deal Brexit inspired wave of selling that would push ster...
02:00, 07/18/2019

Trading Bonds: Watch Futures (price) or Yields? When it comes to the bond market, Jordan Kotick is a "pro's pro" -- a former bond trader, economist and Head of Cross Asset Strategy. He says, "Watch Price or Yields?" is a question he hears repeatedly. Watch and listen to his answer to that question...
02:00, 07/18/2019

Pelosi Admits Anti-Trump Racism Resolution Was ‘Gentle’ Slap on the Wrist The Democratic response to Donald Trump’s explicitly racist tweets about four Democratic members of Congress looks a lot like a guy slipping on the banana peel at the top of some stairs, then falling down the stairs and landing with both feet in sep...
02:00, 07/18/2019

Trump Is Loving This Despite the fact that the House of Representatives officially condemned his racist attacks on four freshman Democratic congresswomen of color, and despite the fact that the majority of the country thinks his latest bigoted outburst is “un-American,” ...
02:00, 07/18/2019

Marine Corps to Duncan Hunter: Can You Like, Not Tag Me in That The U.S. Marine Corps has asked Republican California Rep. Duncan Hunter to stop using the official Corps emblem and phrase on his campaign materials in a cease-and-desist letter, NBC News reported today....
02:00, 07/18/2019

Alan Rogan, Keeper of Rock Guitars, Smashed Ones Included, Dies at 68 Of all his clients — the Rolling Stones, Eric Clapton and Paul McCartney among them — Pete Townshend of the Who posed the biggest challenge: repairing what he deliberately wrecked....
01:52, 07/18/2019

Ireland Baldwin credits Cheesecake Factory with gaining weight in a place she appreciates Ireland Baldwin posted a selfie to Instagram Sunday in which she credited Cheesecake Factory restaurants with helping her gain weight in a part of her body she finds favorable....
01:52, 07/18/2019

'Modern Family' star Sarah Hyland’s fiancé Wells Adams on why he felt 'too much pressure' before proposing Former “Bachelorette” contestant Wells Adams opened up about his proposal to “Modern Family” star Sarah Hyland — and why he was feeling the heat before popping the big question.  ...
01:52, 07/18/2019

Nantucket prosecutors drop case against Kevin Spacey Prosecutors in Massachusetts have dropped a case against actor Kevin Spacey in which he was accused of groping an 18-year-old man in a Nantucket bar in 2016....
01:52, 07/18/2019

Bank Repossesses 50 Alfa Romeos From Struggling Dealership Man, the pile of troubles a struggling Alfa Romeo dealership in Dallas has found itself under seems endless. Customer complaints, unpaid rent and now, 50 repossessed vehicles, are reportedly just the tip of the iceberg of problems facing Kamkad Aut...
01:52, 07/18/2019

The most successful song collaborations of all-time: 'Old Town Road' approaching No. 1 24/7 Tempo identified the most popular collaborations ever based on the longest runs atop Billboard’s Hot 100 pop music chart.       ...
01:52, 07/18/2019

Spotify launches a Disney Hub with music from Marvel and ‘Star Wars’ films Disney gets its own designated music hub on Spotify, including classic songs and scores from Marvel and 'Star Wars‘ films       ...
01:52, 07/18/2019

Two Brilliant Siblings and the Curious Consolations of Math In “The Weil Conjectures,” Karen Olsson writes about her own love of math as well as the lives of the great mathematician André Weil and his sister, the philosopher and secular saint Simone Weil....
23:26, 07/17/2019

Rescuers make slow progress on freeing entangled North Atlantic right whales The whale known as 4423, which had been partially disentangled last Thursday, was spotted again Tuesday morning during an aerial surveillance flight, the department said....
23:26, 07/17/2019

Mosquitoes set for a comeback: Winnipeg’s bug boss predicting bloodsucker boom This summer has been – so far – largely mosquito-free, but the city's bug boss says that blissful skeeter-free season might be about to take a turn for the worse....
23:26, 07/17/2019

Revamped ‘End of the World’ lookout officially reopens in Edmonton A popular lookout spot in Edmonton that offers views of the North Saskatchewan River valley has had some work done to improve safety and accessibility....
23:26, 07/17/2019

El Chapo's winding road from mountain village to drug lord to U.S. prison Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, who rose from humble origins in a mountain village to lead the Sinaloa Cartel, one of the world's most powerful drug trafficking gangs, was sentenced on Wednesday by a U.S. judge to life in prison, plus 30...
23:26, 07/17/2019

Pentagon to deploy additional 2,100 troops to U.S.-Mexico border The Pentagon said on Wednesday it would send an additional 1,000 Texas National Guard and 1,100 active duty troops to the border with Mexico, the latest deployment in support of President Donald Trump's immigration crackdown....
23:26, 07/17/2019

U.S. judge blasts drug lord El Chapo's 'overwhelming evil,' imposes life sentence Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, the Mexican drug lord who twice escaped maximum-security prisons in that country, will spend the rest of his life in a U.S. penitentiary, a federal judge said on Wednesday after accusing him of "overwhelming evil."...
23:26, 07/17/2019

U.S. rights groups ask courts to freeze Trump asylum rule The American Civil Liberties Union and other groups that sued to block the Trump administration's latest initiative to bar almost all asylum-seekers at the U.S.-Mexico border have asked courts to freeze the measure while their cases are heard....
23:26, 07/17/2019

Jury weighs fate of Illinois man in gruesome slaying of student from China Federal jurors on Wednesday were deliberating the fate of an Illinois man who was found guilty of the gruesome murder of a Chinese graduate student two years ago, and will decide whether to sentence him to death or life in prison....
23:26, 07/17/2019

DR Congo Ebola outbreak now a Public Health Emergency, UN health agency declares The second worst Ebola outbreak of all time, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), was officially declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern on Wednesday, with the head of the World Health Organization calling for countries ...
23:26, 07/17/2019

Odion Ighalo strengthens Golden Boot claim as Nigeria clinch third place at Africa Cup of Nations Odion Ighalo netted the only goal of the game and went off injured as Nigeria sealed victory over Tunisia in the third-place play-off at the Africa Cup of Nations on Wednesday night....
23:13, 07/17/2019

Perv accused of 4 separate sex attacks in the Bronx A pervert forced himself on four young women, mostly teenagers, in separate incidents throughout the Bronx, becoming increasingly violent with each attack, police said Wednesday. The creep first struck around 1 p.m. March 24, near Hatting Place and P...
23:13, 07/17/2019

Art collector files $200M suit after he was ‘duped’ into selling sculpture A prominent Manhattan art collector says he was duped into selling a valuable bronze sculpture for a fraction of its value — and now wants $200 million from the lawyer who he says cheated him. Stuart Pivar claims in a lawsuit filed in state Supreme C...
23:13, 07/17/2019

Ex-NBA star Chuck Person avoids prison time in NCAA corruption scandal Former NBA star Chuck “The Rifleman” Person avoided prison time after pleading guilty to taking bribes as an NCAA coach to steer student-athletes to a financial adviser, with the judge blaming Person’s charitable nature for his downfall. Person wept ...
23:13, 07/17/2019

NYPD offers record $111,500 reward to crack Robert Bolden’s cold-case murder The NYPD wants to make sure this cop killer gets caught – no matter how long it takes. The department is offering a record $111,500 reward for information leading to the arrest of the coward who gunned down off-duty Brooklyn cop Robert Bolden at Dunn...
23:13, 07/17/2019

New York has a poison ivy crisis A rash of poison ivy is choking the Big Apple, city data shows. Complaints about the itch-inducing creeper logged to the city’s 311 complaint line have nearly doubled in the past two years. Through June 15 of this year, there have been 130 poison ivy...
23:13, 07/17/2019

Suspect in custody after mom, daughter stabbed multiple times A Westchester County mother and daughter suffered “multiple stab wounds” during a domestic incident Wednesday – and police have a suspect in custody. Police said a knife was recovered following the incident, which took place on Bellview Place in New ...
23:13, 07/17/2019

Experts in Senate describe effects of detention on migrant children Two former officials of the Homeland Security Department and DEA testified in the Senate Wednesday to answer lawmakers' concerns about the treatment of migrant families under the Trump administration....
23:00, 07/17/2019

House set for vote on resolution to impeach President Donald Trump In a week that's already seen a House resolution condemning President Donald Trump for tweets about four U.S. congresswomen, lawmakers will vote Wednesday on another that calls for his removal from office....
23:00, 07/17/2019

Prosecutors end inquiry into 'hush money' payments by ex-Trump attorney Michael Cohen Federal prosecutors have ended an investigation into accusations the Trump Organization paid hush money to silence women who claimed sexual affairs, and documents from the inquiry will soon be made public....
23:00, 07/17/2019

Gallup poll: Most Americans oppose statehood for Washington, D.C. A new survey this week shows most citizens of the United States are opposed to granting statehood to Washington, D.C. -- a result that seems to go against the wishes of most who live in the district....
23:00, 07/17/2019

Watch: Jewish groups protest ‘concentration camps’ on border Using a comparison to "concentration camps" that some Jewish groups consider offensive, some others are embracing the term to take action against the immigration detention centers at the U.S.-Mexico border....
23:00, 07/17/2019

In photos: The week of July 15, 2019 in Washington, D.C. Four Democratic congresswomen respond to racist comments about them from President Donald Trump; presidential adviser Kellyanne Conway defies a subpoena to appear before the House Oversight committee; and Trump signs an order on American manufacturin...
23:00, 07/17/2019

Apple unveils new emojis to increase diversity In an effort to bring more diversity to its emoji collection, Apple announced Tuesday a new line of characters that include images representing the disabled along with expanded relationship options....
23:00, 07/17/2019

NRC proposes fewer inspections at U.S. nuclear plants In a bid to save money, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission has recommended reducing the number of inspections it performs for nearly 100 reactors at 60 nuclear power plants across the United States....
23:00, 07/17/2019

Boeing 737 Max crash families call for reform of FAA Family members of victims from two Boeing 737 Max crashes called for a reform of the Federal Aviation Administration during testimony Wednesday before a House committee in Washington, D.C....
23:00, 07/17/2019

R&A chief executive refuses to condone or condemn Portrush march • Martin Slumbers: ‘Our job is to respect fact that we are guests’• Tourist firm owner says march an ‘unnecessary provocation’The R&A has refused to condemn a “celebration of marching bands” which is staging a three-hour show in Portrush on Saturday ...
23:00, 07/17/2019

An Open that will make its mark beyond the game and the course After a 68-year wait Royal Portrush may prove one of the major’s more exciting backdrops scenically and politicallyCounterintuitive though it may seem the Open Championship, in its 148th staging and with a history stretching back to 1860 in Prestwick...
23:00, 07/17/2019

WTA roundup: Pera upsets Garcia in Lausanne Bernarda Pera stunned second-seeded Caroline Garcia of France 6-2, 6-4 at the Ladies' Open Lausanne on Wednesday to reach the quarterfinals in Lausanne, Switzerland....
23:00, 07/17/2019

McIlroy: Open's return to Northern Ireland 'bigger than me' Despite competing on home soil in Northern Ireland, Rory McIlroy said there's no added pressure to win this week's Open Championship at Royal Portrush....
23:00, 07/17/2019

'Global emergency' declared over deadly Ebola outbreak in DR Congo An Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo now constitutes a global public health emergency, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said....
23:00, 07/17/2019

Omnicom Defends Its Data Strategy After Rivals Make Big Deals Omnicom Group Inc. continued to justify its decision to rent data services instead of making large acquisitions, a sign that the ad holding company will continue to swim against the tide of its competitors....
23:00, 07/17/2019

U.S.-China Talks Stuck in Rut Over Huawei Progress toward a U.S.-China trade deal has stalled while the Trump administration determines how to address Beijing’s demands that it ease restrictions on Huawei Technologies....
23:00, 07/17/2019

Boeing Hires Kenneth Feinberg to Handle 737 Max Claims The aircraft manufacturer has hired victim-compensation attorney Kenneth Feinberg to distribute $50 million to families who lost relatives in two crashes involving its 737 MAX planes....
23:00, 07/17/2019

IBM Revenue Lags as Cloud Pivot Remains a Challenge International Business Machines reported another drop in quarterly revenue as Chief Executive Ginni Rometty struggles to remake Big Blue for the modern computing age....
23:00, 07/17/2019

Life’s winners think success was earned even if it was down to luck People who win in a card game that involves almost no skill and was rigged in their favour tend to think the game was fair and that success was down to talent...
22:52, 07/17/2019

A drastic plan might prevent catastrophic Antarctic ice sheet collapse Pumping huge volumes of ocean water onto the West Antarctic ice sheet may stop it collapsing and causing a dramatic sea level rise that would threaten New York...
22:52, 07/17/2019

Artificial skin can sense 1000 times faster than human nerves An artificial skin inspired by the human nervous system can sense pressure and temperature. It has been tested on a robotic hand and improved the hand's ability to grasp a cup of coffee...
22:52, 07/17/2019

A type of antibiotics can cause hearing loss - and now we know why Aminoglycoside antibiotics can save lives, but the drugs can also cause hearing loss because of the toxic effect they have on sensory cells in the ear...
22:52, 07/17/2019

May warns against 'tribal' politics in final major speech as PM Theresa May has declared she is "worried about the state of politics" in Britain, Europe and the rest of the world, as she used her final major speech as prime minister to encourage politicians to compromise more....
22:52, 07/17/2019

Watch: PSG's Kylian Mbappe megs keeper, shows off jets in romp of Dynamo Paris Saint-Germain superstar Kylian Mbappe showed off his incredible speed and scored twice, including a nutmeg of the goalie, in a 6-1 win against Dynamo Dresden....
22:52, 07/17/2019

Factbox: Forty Republicans criticize Trump's inflammatory tweets Forty of the 250 Republicans serving in the U.S. Congress as of Wednesday afternoon have criticized Republican President Donald Trump over his attacks, widely condemned as racist, on four Democratic lawmakers, all minority women....
22:52, 07/17/2019

U.S. FAA to again delay drone tracking rule: document The Federal Aviation Administration has again delayed plans to propose new rules requiring the remote identification of drones, according to records and a member of Congress on Wednesday....
22:52, 07/17/2019

Ocasio-Cortez, Pelosi to meet and discuss working relationship Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a freshman lawmaker who has clashed with Republican President Donald Trump and her own Democratic leadership, has sought a meeting with U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi to discuss their relat...
22:52, 07/17/2019

New York mayor says he regrets trusting U.S. Justice Department on Garner chokehold case New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Wednesday that he regrets trusting the U.S. Department of Justice after federal prosecutors declined to charge a city policeman who used a fatal chokehold on Eric Garner, an unarmed black man, five years ago...
22:52, 07/17/2019

Trump to meet religious persecution victims from 17 countries, including China: White House U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday was set to meet with survivors of religious persecution from 17 countries, including China, Turkey, North Korea, Iran and Myanmar, the White House said....
22:52, 07/17/2019

Alyssa Milano faces backlash for supporting a Marianne Williamson fundraiser: ‘I know. I know.’ The "Charmed" actress defended her decision to help raise money for the controversial Democratic candidate, saying Williamson is addressing the "soulful ache of the nation."...
22:52, 07/17/2019

Bundesliga: Eintracht Frankfurt and West Ham agree a deal for Haller Sebastien Haller has made his record move to the Premier League side a day after a deal was agreed with Eintracht Frankfurt. Keep up with all of the Bundesliga moves right here!...
22:52, 07/17/2019

Potential pitfalls for Germany's new defense minister For decades, Germany's Defense Ministry has been plagued by scandals, from far-right extremists in the ranks to broken military equipment. Can Merkel's heir apparent Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer improve its image?...
22:52, 07/17/2019

Turkish diplomat killed in Iraq's Kurdish capital, Irbil At least one diplomat has been killed in Irbil, the capital of Iraq's autonomous Kurdish zone. An unknown gunman was reported to have fired at a group dining in a restaurant....
22:52, 07/17/2019

China slowdown, trade dispute hurt global carmakers Car sales have fallen in all key regions, especially in China, the world's biggest auto market. With concerns about the economy and stricter emissions rules looming, there is no end in sight for carmakers' troubles....
22:52, 07/17/2019

Sebastien Haller's Premier League move not without risk Bundesliga side Eintracht Frankfurt have lost one of their key strikers, albeit for a hefty fee from a Premier League team. Despite many positive aspects to the transfer, the move does send the wrong message....
22:52, 07/17/2019

Opinion: Key steps needed for Cameroon peace talks Switzerland has agreed to mediate talks between the government of Cameroon and separatist leaders aimed at faciliating a peaceful resolution to a three-year conflict. This is welcome news, says Nkongho Felix Agbor Balla....
22:52, 07/17/2019

Wernher von Braun - the rocket engineer of the powerful The moon landing in 1969 would not have been possible without this German rocket pioneer. In his past, however, von Braun had built a "miracle weapon" for Hitler's Germany that led to thousands of deaths....
22:52, 07/17/2019

Turkish journalists acquitted of terrorist propaganda charges Erol Onderoglu, the national representative for Reporters Without Borders, was one of three facing 14 years in jail. 140 journalists are currently in prison in Turkey, despite international demands that they be set free....
22:52, 07/17/2019

Drug lord 'El Chapo' sentenced to life in prison The Mexican drug lord was handed a life sentence plus 30 years in a New York court. The leader of the Sinaloa drug cartel had escaped jail in Mexico twice, and was extradited to the US in 2017....
22:52, 07/17/2019

Autonomous cars: When will our cars finally really drive us? For years we have been talking about autonomous, self-driving vehicles. Yet we don't see them on the streets. But be patient, even if you can't see them, something is happening....
22:52, 07/17/2019

Kulbhushan Jadhav: UN court orders Pakistan to review Indian 'spy' death sentence The International Court of Justice (ICJ) has ordered Pakistan to review the death penalty for the former Indian navy commander. New Delhi had complained of an unfair trial and sought the ICJ's intervention....
22:52, 07/17/2019

German poker pro Hossein Esnan wins World Series main event In a high-stakes head-to-head between two European rivals, Hossein Esnan has come out victorious with the $10 million grand prize in Las Vegas. He said if it weren't for good cards and a bit of luck, he'd be runner-up....
22:52, 07/17/2019

Trifonov performs Trifonov in Wiesbaden Already hailed as one of the major pianists of the 21st century, the Russian multi-talent gave a powerful rendition of his own piano concerto at the Rheingau Music Festival....
22:52, 07/17/2019

End of a 'secret' German military mission in Cameroon The announcement that Germany has ended its military mission in Cameroon came as a surprise to many who were unaware of the presence of German soldiers in the conflict-torn African country....
22:52, 07/17/2019

German court backs Bundeswehr decision to dismiss far-right janitor A Berlin labor court has ruled that the dismissal of a janitor by the German military due to links with the far-right was justified. The employee was fired over his online opinions and membership of an extremist group....
22:52, 07/17/2019

Extinction Rebellion protesters arrested in London Hundreds of demonstrators set up camp across the UK, disrupting traffic and concrete production. The second day of a week long nationwide protest demands more action on climate change from the British government....
22:52, 07/17/2019

UK arrests Manchester bomber's brother Libyan authorities have extradited the brother of the suicide bomber who killed 22 people outside a Manchester concert. British authorities believe he may have had prior knowledge of the deadly terror attack....
22:52, 07/17/2019

Ebola: WHO declares international emergency over Congo outbreak The UN's public health agency has warned that the possibility of the outbreak spreading across the region "remains very high." Health organizations have struggled to contain the outbreak in the conflict-stricken country....
22:52, 07/17/2019

'Aerosprinter' Caleb Ewan opens Tour de France account Australia's sprint specialist Caleb Ewan has put early disappointments to one side to claim his first stage on the Tour de France. Mark Cavendish may be absent this year, but his aerodynamic sprint style's still on show....
22:52, 07/17/2019

G7 nations to act against Facebook's 'Libra' cryptocurrency plan Facebook's plan to introduce its own cryptocurrency has come under sharp criticism from many countries. The social media giant announced in June that it would roll out a new digital currency, called Libra, from 2020....
22:52, 07/17/2019

Chinese, German army medics tackle cholera in joint drill German and Chinese soldiers have wrapped up a two-week joint exercise in Bavaria — the first of its kind on German soil. Maximiliane Koschyk reports from the Feldkirchen army base....
22:52, 07/17/2019

Egypt begins restoring golden coffin of Tutankhamun The tomb will be the cornerstone of a new museum near the Great Pyramids of Giza. The Egyptian tourism industry has foundered in the years since the uprising against ex-leader Hosni Mubarak in 2011....
22:52, 07/17/2019

Can the EU's Ursula von der Leyen fulfill her promises Now that she's been elected European Commission president, Ursula von der Leyen can get to work realizing her EU vision. Who will she have to win over in the European Parliament, and which member states stand in her way?...
22:52, 07/17/2019

Leon Edwards promises to finish Jorge Masvidal feud after he seizes world title chance against Rafael dos Anjos Leon Edwards is hopeful that victory over Rafael dos Anjos on Saturday will earn him an overdue shot at the UFC welterweight title – having also vowed to settle his feud with Jorge Masvidal "inside the cage or outside of it"....
22:52, 07/17/2019

Jurgen Klopp confirms Mohamed Salah, Roberto Firmino and Alisson return dates but uncertain over Sadio Mane Mohamed Salah, Roberto Firmino and Alisson Becker will begin their pre-season preparations when Liverpool return from their tour of the United States....
22:52, 07/17/2019

Watch: Trump parties in 1992 with Jeffrey Epstein Jeffrey Epstein, who also had been a friend of ex-President Bill Clinton, was arrested by federal authorities earlier this month and charged with child sex trafficking....
22:52, 07/17/2019

IBM shares jump on earnings beat IBM's year-over-year revenue has now declined for four quarters in a row. Impact from Red Hat is not yet factored into the company's guidance....
22:52, 07/17/2019

Family Members of Boeing 737 Max Crash Victims Tell Congress to Strengthen FAA Safety Oversight Two men who lost family members in the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 Max jet called on legislators to change Federal Aviation Administration procedures that let company employees perform safety inspections on aircraft as they’re bei...
22:39, 07/17/2019

The NBA's Supermax Is Doing What It Was Supposed To The provisions of a collective bargaining agreement can be tricky things. After all, by definition they’re negotiated and agreed upon by parties with different and largely opposed interests, who will want different and often directly conflicting thin...
22:39, 07/17/2019

'Stand up if you hate the kit!' - Huddersfield fans vent their fury at Paddy Power logo "Huddersfield unveiled a striking new home strip on Wednesday and played in it for the first time in a pre-season friendly at Rochdale - but it\u0027s fair to say it hasn\u0027t gone down well with supporters."...
22:26, 07/17/2019

'We want people happy to be here' - Guardiola sends message to Sane "Pep Guardiola has hinted that Manchester City will not stand in the way of Leroy Sane\u0027s wishes if they are to join German champions Bayern Munich."...
22:26, 07/17/2019

Greenwood in contention for season opener after starring in Man Utd win "Mason Greenwood struck his first senior goal and Phil Jones was on target as Manchester United eased to a 4-0 win over rivals Leeds in a pre-season friendly in Perth on Wednesday."...
22:26, 07/17/2019

Infantino says African football will 'significantly improve' with FIFA help "FIFA President Gianni Infantino said on Wednesday that the unprecedented move to step in and jointly administer African football with the regional body CAF will \"significantly improve\" the sport on the continent."...
22:26, 07/17/2019

Philips acquires Boston start-up Medumo to help hospitals communicate with patients Philips has acquired a start-up that texts you about your poop. That's Medumo, a Boston-based company, which works with hospitals to guide their patients through common procedures....
22:26, 07/17/2019

|ReprieveforMultiChoiceasZimapprovesforexpayments MultiChoice has received a reprieve from Zimbabwe's new restrictions on payments after the country’s central bank allowed the pay television network’s Zimbabwe operation to collect subscriptions in foreign currency....
22:26, 07/17/2019

|Gordhan:PublicEnterprisesmaysoonhavemorepoweroverSOEs Minister of Public Enterprises Pravin Gordhan has said a green paper for a bill which would give his department stronger oversight over SOEs will be ready within the 2019/20 financial year....
22:26, 07/17/2019

Illinois woman receives mysterious postcard from Hong Kong mailed 26 years ago The woman, who lives in Springfield, says the postcard from 1993 appears to have been written by a father to his children. Now she’s searching online for the recipients, who could be living in Massachusetts....
22:26, 07/17/2019

Women’s exposure to solvents at work tied to higher autism risk for kids Women who are exposed to solvents on the job may be more likely to have children with autism than mothers without this occupational exposure, a recent study suggests....
22:26, 07/17/2019

Insects feel chronic pain after injury like humans do, study finds It’s tempting to imagine that insects don’t “feel” pain, thereby absolving us from any guilt we might feel in slapping a fly or stepping on an ant, but that's not true....
22:26, 07/17/2019

Search for British author of 50-year-old message in a bottle found in Australia An Australian fisherman and his son are looking for the author of a message in a bottle found off the southern Australian coast 50 years after it was written....
22:26, 07/17/2019

Princess Di reincarnated? TV host claims his son has iconic royal’s soul Even someone who believes in reincarnation couldn’t hope for this sort of cosmic luck. Billy Campbell, the 4-year-old son of Australian TV host David Campbell, tells his parents he has the soul of philanthropist and beloved global figure Princess Dia...
22:26, 07/17/2019

Pair of ‘waddling vagrant’ penguins refuse to leave sushi store Two little blue penguins just couldn’t stay away from a New Zealand sushi store, returning to nest there even after police had captured them and escorted them back to the ocean....
22:26, 07/17/2019

20-foot Florida python ‘Ginormica’ could reach world-record size, zoo says A 200-pound reticulated python at a Florida zoo already stretches over 20 feet long -- but the massive reptile is still slithering toward world-record size, according to a zoo official....
22:26, 07/17/2019

Scientists may have discovered a way to make Mars habitable In a new paper published in Nature Astronomy, researchers explain how a thin layer of aerogel — a highly porous, virtually weightless material — could make huge regions of Mars more habitable....
22:26, 07/17/2019

Guy Fieri to feed Area 51 raiders with ‘Radioactive Ribs’ The Mayor of Flavortown is gearing up for a close encounter of the food kind. Guy Fieri announced on Twitter Wednesday that he’ll be taking part in the viral Facebook event “Storm Area 51, They Can’t Stop All of Us” — and he&...
22:26, 07/17/2019

Hummus recalled over possible Listeria contamination A hummus company is recalling nearly 100 varieties of its popular spread — over concerns that they have been contaminated with Listeria, the company said this week. Pita Pal Food, based in Houston, is wiping various products made between May 30...
22:26, 07/17/2019

SeaWorld hits back after Virgin Holidays drops park from offerings Virgin Holidays will no longer offer tickets to tourist attractions featuring captive whales and dolphins — and SeaWorld fired back at the travel site for succumbing to “pressure from animal activists.” The travel company has announ...
22:26, 07/17/2019

Woman breaks ‘cancer-free bell’ after completing radiation A Texas woman who completed radiation treatment for breast cancer was so excited to ring the “cancer-free bell” at her hospital — she accidentally broke it. Video posted by Harris Health System in Houston Monday shows Darla Jaye beaming a...
22:26, 07/17/2019

Acacia's North Mara mine ordered to stop using tailings storage facility Acacia Mining said on Wednesday that Tanzania has ordered it to stop using tailing storage facility at its North Mara mine due to failure to contain and prevent seepage....
22:26, 07/17/2019

Lebanese brave badly polluted water to swim at public beaches On a beach in northern Lebanon, men and women swim in the Mediterranean's warm blue waters close to a sewage outlet, while children play in sand that is strewn with litter....
22:26, 07/17/2019

Latest hot spell set to deepen drought pain in France Hot weather in France next week is expected to prolong drought conditions that have impacted several sectors including nuclear power generation and farming, and led to restrictions on water use in 61 administrative regions....
22:26, 07/17/2019

Orangutan numbers drop as much as 30% in Malaysian palm oil estate forests - WWF Orangutan populations in forest patches found in oil palm estates in the eastern Malaysian state of Sabah fell as much as 30% in 15 years, but the overall population of the species in the area is stable, World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) said....
22:26, 07/17/2019

California settles decades-long lawsuit over lead paint, but outcome is bittersweet When Californian counties and cities first sued paint makers in 2000, they wanted the companies to pay billions to remove dangerous old lead paint from hundreds of thousands of homes....
22:26, 07/17/2019

U.S. solar sector launches lobbying push to preserve key subsidy The U.S. solar industry on Wednesday kicked off a lobbying push aimed at convincing Congress to extend a generous tax credit for solar energy systems that is set to begin phasing out next year....
22:26, 07/17/2019

Spotify launches an in-app Disney Hub to lure more fans Spotify Technology SA said on Wednesday it will devote a prominent spot in its music streaming app to Walt Disney Co's extensive music library with songs like "Let It Go" and "A Whole New World."...
22:26, 07/17/2019

German finance minister: Libra cryptocurrency must wait for regulatory clarity Facebook cannot go ahead with its plans to launch its digital coin Libra until all regulatory issues are dealt with, German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Wednesday as he met with counterparts from G7 countries....
22:26, 07/17/2019

Huawei says Italy's new 5G powers discriminate against it Chinese telecoms equipment group Huawei Technologies criticised the Italian government's newly beefed-up powers to intervene in the development of fifth-generation (5G) telecom services, saying they discriminated against the company....
22:26, 07/17/2019

Poland proposes tightening 5G security standards Poland has proposed tightening its cyber security standards and could ban certain products or suppliers from key parts of a future 5G network, the country's digital ministry said in a document published on Wednesday....
22:26, 07/17/2019

IMF says regulators must address possible risks from Facebook's Libra Facebook Inc's planned cryptocurrency, Libra, could help boost financial inclusion, but also raises concerns about consumer protection, data privacy, and potential "backdoor dollarization," the IMF's chief economist said on Wednesday....
22:26, 07/17/2019

Consensus among G7 ministers to tackle Facebook's Libra: French chair G7 ministers meeting in France on Wednesday agreed on the need to confront the emergence of digital currencies following Facebook's plans to launch its Libra digital coin, a French G7 presidency source said on Wednesday....
22:26, 07/17/2019

G7 finance chiefs pour cold water on Facebook's digital coin plans Group of Seven finance chiefs cast a cloud over prospects for Facebook's Libra digital coin on Wednesday, insisting tough regulatory problems would have to be worked out first....
22:26, 07/17/2019

Smaller cryptocurrencies feel pain as criticism of Facebook's Libra grows Bitcoin hasn't been the only casualty of the backlash by the world's major economic powers against Facebook's plans for a cryptocurrency, with smaller digital coins also feeling the burn....
22:26, 07/17/2019

Italy to drop emergency legislation on 5G golden powers Italy has bowed to pressure from Chinese telecoms equipment makers Huawei Technologies and ZTE and will drop emergency legislation strengthening state powers to intervene in the development of 5G services, lawmakers said on Wednesday....
22:26, 07/17/2019

Qualcomm set to face second EU antitrust fine shortly: sources Qualcomm , the world's no.1 chipmaker, could be hit with a second EU antitrust fine as soon as Thursday for blocking a rival from the market more than a decade ago, people familiar with the matter said....
22:26, 07/17/2019

Netflix adds fewer-than-expected subscribers in second quarter Netflix Inc added fewer paid subscribers than expected in the second quarter as the video streaming pioneer raised prices in some of its major markets, including the United States....
22:26, 07/17/2019

The WNBA Players Association Is Contesting Riquna Williams's Domestic-Violence Suspension On Tuesday, the WNBA issued a statement announcing that Los Angeles Sparks guard Riquna Williams would be suspended for 10 games as a result of an incident of suspected domestic violence in December, which led to Williams’s arrest on April 29 of this...
22:13, 07/17/2019

Manny Machado Calls Eric Byrnes And Dan Plesac The "Biggest Tools Out There" Manny Machado, while lounging at home and watching MLB Network last night, decided to pop off his shirt, log into Instagram, and get some things off his chest. What followed was a solid three minutes of Machado shitting on MLB Network commentators Da...
22:13, 07/17/2019

Most Exciting Incidental Things To Happen At A Sporting Event, Ranked I went with my family to a collegiate summer league baseball game last week, because tickets were cheap and because we needed a decent excuse to leave the house. If you’ve ever been to a summer league game—or to a much bigger professional sporting ev...
22:13, 07/17/2019

Coach Who Once Ditched Job During Season Frets About College Football Player Transfers Alabama football coach Nick Saban thinks “the spirit” of college football’s transfer portal “in and of itself is a positive thing for players.” But let’s not get carried away: Lest anyone think he’s completely on board with the idea of players having...
22:13, 07/17/2019

Tupac-Obsessed Iowa Public Servant Resigns In Mystery The Iowa Department for Human Services provides services to the poor, children, senior citizens, and people with mental illness, addictions, or disabilities. Jerry Foxhoven, a retired law professor, was appointed to head up the agency in 2017, and un...
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Canelo Álvarez Seems To Have Lost Gennady Golovkin's Phone Number Middleweight champion Canelo Álvarez released a statement Wednesday announcing that, for the first time since 2015, he will not be fighting his traditional bout on Mexican Independence Day weekend in September. Álvarez—who’s generally a safe bet to b...
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I Followed Grimes's Arcane Training Regimen, Unlocked The Powers Of My Soul, And Cut My Hand Earlier this week, Grimes, the Canadian pop star who makes pretty good music that sounds like a computer fighting an elf, outlined the parameters of an ambitious training regimen on Instagram Tuesday. The program takes between four to seven hours, r...
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Kenya orders deportation of 17 foreign directors of betting firms Kenya has ordered the deportation of 17 foreign directors of betting firms operating in Kenya, the interior ministry said on Wednesday, almost a week after ordering telecoms firm Safaricom to stop processing payments for sports betting firms....
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Australia call on uncapped prop as injuries bite ahead of Bok duel Australia have called uncapped New South Wales Waratahs prop Harry Johnson-Holmes into their squad ahead of Saturday's Rugby Championship opener against South Africa at Ellis Park, but six players have been released by coach Michael Cheika....
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McIlroy sees Open as sign of Northern Ireland's progress For Rory McIlroy, Royal Portrush will always be the place where, at the age of 16, he broke the course record in stunning fashion, grabbing the attention of the golfing world....
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Cycling: Enraged Pinot ready to fight back on the Tour Thibaut Pinot is ready to use his rage to surge back into contention on the Tour de France as the race heads to his favorite terrain, the mountains. The Frenchman was the best placed of the pre-race favorites on Monday when he was caught at the wr...
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Etzebeth to lead much-changed Boks against Australia Lock Eben Etzebeth has been named captain of South Africa for their Rugby Championship opener against Australia at Ellis Park on Saturday, leading a much-changed squad that includes three uncapped players....
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Reports: Cardinals' Harrison facing assault charges Police in North Carolina issued a felony arrest warrant Wednesday for Arizona Cardinals tackle Desmond Harrison on charges of assault by strangulation and assault on a female, multiple outlets reported....
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Report: Yankees' Chapman to opt out after 2019 New York Yankees closer Aroldis Chapman is "one million percent" planning to opt out of the final two years of his contract, The Athletic's Ken Rosenthal reported Wednesday....
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Ewan takes Tour Stage 11, Alaphilippe retains yellow Australian Caleb Ewan completed his set of grand tour stage victories when the pocket-sized sprinter pipped Dylan Groenewegen to the line to win the 11th stage of the Tour de France, a 167-km flat ride from Albi on Wednesday....
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Women's Open needs sustainable business model to grow purse - R&A The R&A sees a bright future for the Women's British Open but chief executive Martin Slumbers on Wednesday offered no promises that the championship's purse would be boosted any time soon to match the men's Open....
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College applications can add up to thousands of dollars. Here's how to save As college costs rise, some students apply to a laundry list of schools to increase their odds of getting into one they can afford. Yet doing so can leave families with another large tab....
22:13, 07/17/2019

Blue states file suit against IRS over rules on SALT workarounds Gov. Phil Murphy of New Jersey is suing the IRS and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, responding to new, final rules from the IRS that would largely block states' attempts to get around a $10,000 cap on state and local tax deductions....
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OneWeb’s low-Earth satellites hit 400Mbps and 32ms latency in new test Enlarge / Illustration of a OneWeb satellite. (credit: OneWeb) OneWeb says a test of its low-Earth orbit satellites has delivered broadband speeds of more than 400Mbps with average latency of 32ms. "The tests, which took place in Seoul, South Korea...
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Turkey kicked out of F-35 club over Russian SAM purchase Enlarge / Turkey's planned purchase of F-35A Joint Strike Fighters has been vetoed in the wake of the Turkish purchase of Russian anti-air defenses. (credit: US Air Force) Today, the White House officially announced that Turkey would not be allowed...
22:13, 07/17/2019

The all-screen smartphone design of our dreams is coming next year – but not to the Galaxy S11 The Galaxy S8 may have launched several months before the iPhone X hit stores back in 2017, but it’s Apple’s phone that every company copied in the year that followed. Samsung was slow to improve the Galaxy S series’ all-screen desi...
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Apple may bring an exciting new feature to the 2020 iPhone’s rear camera If the myriad rumors and reports are to be believed, the next major iPhone evolution won’t take place until 2020. This year’s iPhone will certainly be a step up, but far more dramatic changes are coming next year. One of those changes wil...
22:13, 07/17/2019

| Man's best friend: The dogs who sniff out explosives in Kabul Naya, a 3-year-old Belgian Malinois, focuses intently as she leaps over hurdles and zooms through tunnels on an obstacle course at a training centre on a hill overlooking Kabul....
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| El Chapo: Dramatic escapes and arrests Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was captured in 2016, for a third time, leading to his conviction by a US court over trafficking hundreds of tons of drugs....
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| US House votes to condemn Trump's 'racist comments' The US House of Representatives formally condemned Donald Trump on Tuesday for xenophobic attacks on four minority Democratic lawmakers and hostile language targeting immigrants, as the president denied accusations of racism....
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| Drug kingpin El Chapo sentenced to life in US prison Once one of the world's most powerful and notorious criminals, Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was jailed for life - the mandatory sentence for a host of crimes spanning a quarter-century....
22:00, 07/17/2019

Government rebukes big FTSE giants for late supplier payment A list of leading FTSE companies that include BAE Systems, BT and British Gas owner Centrica have been suspended from the government's Prompt Payment Code, after they were found to take longer than 60 days to pay their suppliers....
22:00, 07/17/2019

NYT: 5G health fears stem from inaccurate, debunked claims Next-generation wireless network rollouts have been delayed in some cities by health concerns based entirely upon junk science, according to a new report.Read More...
22:00, 07/17/2019

CORRECTED-GLOBAL MARKETS-Trade concerns dent stocks; U.S. Treasury yields fall A gauge of global stocks declined for a second straight session and U.S. Treasury yields fell as trade concerns again began to bubble and U.S. earnings season picked up steam....
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Harris pulls into virtual tie with Biden in home-state California: poll Native Californian Sen. Kamala Harris has pulled into a virtual tie with Democratic nomination front-runner Joe Biden in the Golden State, according to a new poll....
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Trump team hails closure of Cohen hush-money case, as documents set for release President Trump’s legal team is declaring victory, as a federal judge said in a court order Wednesday that the investigation of hush-money payments arranged by Michael Cohen – which Cohen claims were at Trump’s direction – has come to an end....
20:00, 07/17/2019

You’ll have to pay extra to fast-charge the Galaxy Note 10 We’re exactly three weeks away from the Galaxy Note 10 launch, but Samsung event will not deliver any huge surprises when it comes to the company’s newest smartphone. We know everything about the Note 10 thanks to a flurry of leaks and re...
20:00, 07/17/2019

This is the crazy face-aging app that’s taking social media by storm If you’ve opened any of your social media accounts over the past several days, you’ve no doubt seen a procession of old, wrinkled yet slightly familiar-looking faces taking over your feed. These kinds of apps or visual tricks often seem t...
20:00, 07/17/2019

iOS 13 and iPadOS 13 developer beta 4 are now available to download The fast and furious pace of iOS beta releases continues unabated this week with the rollout of iOS 13 and iPadOS 13 developer beta 4. We’re hopeful that this release is less problematic than the last, as Apple ended up mysteriously delaying th...
20:00, 07/17/2019

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: LeRoy criticises new timing of tournament Frenchman Claude LeRoy criticises the new timing of the Africa Cup of Nations, saying that top players arrive exhausted after a long European season....
20:00, 07/17/2019

Domino's CEO says investors are subsidizing third-party delivery, and it's hurting Domino's growth Domino's CEO Ritch Allison questions the long-term sustainability of third-party delivery apps that he says is putting short-term pressure on the company....
20:00, 07/17/2019

Cramer explains how the Fed is creating buying opportunities "When you have a Fed chief who's hellbent on cutting interest rates … then you should own stocks that benefit from lower rates," Jim Cramer says....
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Cramer Remix: Now is your chance to buy into this miraculous turnaround story Jim Cramer explains why he thinks now is the time to invest in Dine Brands, even as the parent company of IHOP and Applebee's faces tougher year-over-year comparisons....
20:00, 07/17/2019

Americans don't tell the truth when they talk about manufacturing jobs Many Americans think manufacturing jobs are "something other people's kids do." Only 30% of Americans want to work in manufacturing, a problem that Snap-On CEO Nick Pinchuk says is a bigger threat right now than robots....
20:00, 07/17/2019

Royal Caribbean cancels Puerto Rico stop over protests sparked by political scandal "You may have been looking out your window or surveying your surroundings on the pool deck and noticed we were almost in San Juan" and turned around, the cruise line wrote passengers....
20:00, 07/17/2019

3 detained for questioning over doctor’s slaying in Belize Belize authorities investigating the slayings of a Virginia cardiologist and his tour guide have detained three men in the case, according to local reports. The trio of unnamed suspects are not the same trio who were initially brought in for question...
19:52, 07/17/2019

Indiana teen who announced Colts’ draft picks dies after cancer battle An Indiana teen volleyball player who was chosen this year to announce the Indianapolis Colts’ selections in the NFL draft died this week after a long battle with leukemia. Madi Moore, 17, died early Monday at Riley Hospital for Children at Ind...
19:52, 07/17/2019

Turkish diplomat shot dead in middle of Iraq restaurant A prominent Turkish diplomat was among two people gunned down in a popular Iraqi restaurant in “a treacherous attack” that has officials in Turkey vowing to retaliate, the BBC reported Wednesday. The victim, who is not identified in the r...
19:52, 07/17/2019

Lawyers’ feud turns into all-out courthouse brawl Disorder in the court! A Kentucky courthouse dispute escalated to an all-out brawl between two lawyers — landing one in jail and the other in a hospital bed, according to a report. Lindsey Scott, 63, faces assault charges for allegedly hurling ...
19:52, 07/17/2019

Slim majority backs Trump’s raids on illegal immigrants: poll A slight majority of voters support the deportation raids that President Trump said occurred across the country over the weekend, a poll ​out Wednesday found. While 51 percent of the respondents said they agree that illegal immigrants with outstandin...
19:52, 07/17/2019

Lucette Lagnado, Memoirist of Jews in Old Cairo, Dies at 62 She and her family, whom she later wrote about, were among the last Jews to flee what she called a “cultural holocaust” and ended up in Brooklyn in the early 1960s....
19:52, 07/17/2019

Patrice Rushen Found Success in Jazz and Dance Music. She Hasn’t Been Forgotten. She was already an accomplished jazz bandleader when she began releasing pop albums for Elektra in 1978. A new best-of compilation looks back at her major-label career....
19:52, 07/17/2019

L.A.’s earthquake warning app worked as intended… or did it? Earlier this year the city of Los Angeles launched its very own earthquake warning app. It’s called ShakeAlertLA, and it’s supposed to alert “users within Los Angeles County that an earthquake of greater than magnitude 5.0 or level ...
19:52, 07/17/2019

‘Sammy’ the bald eagle stolen from Long Island sanctuary Police who responded to the scene determined the wildlife thief cut into the enclosure and pulled back fencing to grab the bird, Quogue Police said in a press release....
19:52, 07/17/2019

Teen charged with murder in death of cabbie hit by his own car Police on Tuesday arrested a teenager who allegedly robbed a taxi driver in the Bronx Sunday night, causing the driver to chase after him and get fatally run over by his own car. The 16-year-old, whose name was not released because he is a minor, was...
19:52, 07/17/2019

Power outages hit Staten Island after fire at Con Ed substation Power outages hit Staten Island Tuesday evening when a fire erupted at a Con Edison substation — just days after mass outages hit tens of thousands of customers on the West Side of Manhattan, officials said. About 2,000 Con Edison customers in New Do...
19:52, 07/17/2019

Scherie Murray is latest Republican to run for AOC’s seat Scherie Murray, a Jamaican-born woman who grew up in Queens and founded a TV production and advertising company, plans to run for the congressional seat held by Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, according to a report. “There is a crisis in Qu...
19:52, 07/17/2019

Nicole Dollanganger begs internet to stop sharing Bianca Devins’ murder photos A Canadian singer-songwriter is begging people to stop sending her photos of murdered social media star Bianca Devins — who attended her show in the hours before she was murdered. Nicole Dollanganger, 27, posted a note on Twitter calling Devins...
19:52, 07/17/2019

JT Lewis, teen brother of Sandy Hook victim, running for office The 19-year-old brother of a Sandy Hook school shooting victim in Connecticut is running for a seat on the state Senate. JT Lewis said he was inspired to seek elective office by his 6-year-old brother Jesse, who was one of 20 first-graders killed by ...
19:52, 07/17/2019

Elderly woman sexually assaulted in Queens home: cops A stranger tried raping an elderly Queens woman in her apartment during a terrifying home invasion early Wednesday morning, authorities said. The 74-year-old told authorities she had just returned home and had just gotten out of the shower around 12:...
19:52, 07/17/2019

El Chapo whines about lockup before getting life in prison, plus 30 years Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman spoke publicly for the first time since his conviction on Wednesday, complaining to a judge that his incarceration at a Manhattan lockup has been absolute “torture” before being sentenced to life in p...
19:52, 07/17/2019

Half-naked gunman shoots man in jaw after argument A man was grazed by a bullet inside an East Harlem apartment building Wednesday morning following an argument with the nearly naked gunman — who only had his underwear on, police said. The 20-year-old and the shooter — who was wearing only his skivvi...
19:52, 07/17/2019

De Blasio will actually be in New York for weekend heat wave He’s hot off the trail! Mayor Bill de Blasio has vowed to stick out this weekend’s heat wave in the Big Apple, rather than hitting the campaign trail — after he took heat for being out chasing his presidential dream in Iowa last weekend when a ...
19:52, 07/17/2019

Scooter-riding duo snatched necklaces in separate Bronx incidents: cops A pair of thieves riding on a motor scooter snatched necklaces from pedestrians before speeding away in two separate instances in the Bronx, authorities said. In the most recent incident — around 12:45 a.m. on July 4 — surveillance footag...
19:52, 07/17/2019

Woman who dodged El Chapo hit speaks at drug lord’s sentencing A woman that Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman once tried to have killed confronted the convicted druglord on Wednesday — but he couldn’t be bothered to pay attention to her tale of survival. Andrea Velez was the only person to speak ...
19:52, 07/17/2019

Judge rules to unseal redacted materials in Michael Cohen case Federal prosecutors have completed their investigation into campaign finance violations by President Donald Trump’s now-imprisoned former attorney Michael Cohen — and a federal judge has ordered that previously redacted materials from the case ...
19:52, 07/17/2019

Sens. Mike Lee, Rand Paul are holding up 9/11 victims fund A pair of penny-pinching Republican senators are gumming up the works on a bipartisan bill that would provide for 9/11 victims and their families, infuriating first responders who worked at Ground Zero. Sen. Mike Lee of Utah placed a procedural hold ...
19:52, 07/17/2019

New Jersey pizzeria launches missing pets initiative A New Jersey pizzeria wants to reunite people with their missing pets — and won’t ask them for any dough for the help. Angelo’s Pizza announced they’re placing flyers of missing furry friends on pizza boxes in an attempt to re...
19:52, 07/17/2019

NYC settles shocking classmate rape suit for $300,000 The city will pay $300,000 to a traumatized Brooklyn teen who claimed callous school staffers told her to “move on” after a classmate videotaped his rape of her, The Post has learned. The student, who was then 13, subsequently sued the De...
19:52, 07/17/2019

Gang member who shot undercover FBI agent found guilty A reputed gangbanger who cornered and then shot an undercover FBI agent has been found guilty by a federal jury in Brooklyn. The panel deliberated over three days before convicting Ronell Watson Wednesday on charges of attempted murder of a law enfor...
19:52, 07/17/2019

Here’s how to survive NYC’s upcoming heat wave With heat indexes expected to soar well above 100 degrees this weekend, city officials are scrambling to keep the Big Apple from turning into a baked apple. Mayor Bill de Blasio and health officials held a press conference Wednesday announcing the op...
19:52, 07/17/2019

De Blasio won’t say if Daniel Pantaleo, cop in Eric Garner’s death, should be fired Mayor de Blasio refused to say Wednesday whether Officer Daniel Pantaleo should be fired for the death of Eric Garner — just a day after the feds declined to file civil rights charges against him. De Blasio claimed Pantaleo’s fate is in t...
19:52, 07/17/2019

Amazing time-lapse video shows London Stadium transform from West Ham home to hosting Muse, MLB and athletics Premier League football will be back at London Stadium in less than a month, following a hectic summer in which West Ham United's home has played host to 250,000 spectators attending several other sporting and entertainment events....
19:52, 07/17/2019

Arsenal vs Bayern Munich: International Champions Cup tickets, LIVE stream, prediction, TV, kick-off time, team news Arsenal contest a high-profile pre-season friendly fixture against Bayern Munich tonight as they continue preparations for the new campaign in the United States....
19:52, 07/17/2019

How Will Season 2 of Big Little Lies End? These Are the Most Convincing Theories With the season 2 finale of HBO’s Big Little Lies in sight, we’ll soon find out just how Reese Witherspoon‘s Madeline, Nicole Kidman‘s Celeste, Meryl Streep’s Mary Louise and the rest of the Monterey gang will finish off...
19:52, 07/17/2019

It’s Time to Remember Stephen Colbert’s Highly Amusing Interview With John Paul Stevens Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens died Tuesday, at the age of 99. He was the third-longest serving justice in history and as the world looks back on the decisions that he wrote during his long tenure on the U.S. Supreme Court, we are als...
19:52, 07/17/2019

EXCLUSIVE: Senator says report’s inclusion of U.S. nuclear weapons locations in Europe ‘not an accident’ The senator behind a NATO-affiliated report getting international attention stands by the initial decision to include locations of U.S. nuclear weapons....
19:52, 07/17/2019

EBay to Post Earnings Amid Pressure From Activist Investors EBay will announce its second-quarter earnings after markets close, as the online marketplace evaluates whether it could sell or spin off assets such as its classifieds business and StubHub....
19:52, 07/17/2019

CFO Retirements Climb as Good Times Roll On One in six executives who left the CFO position at a U.S. public company in 2018 did so in order to retire, the highest share in the last 12 years, according to an analysis conducted for The Wall Street Journal....
19:52, 07/17/2019

CVS Begins Trial for Home-Dialysis Device CVS is making a move into kidney care, launching a clinical trial for a home-dialysis device. The company is working to capitalize on a Trump administration initiative pushing for home procedures....
19:52, 07/17/2019

Debt-Ceiling Talks Hit More Snags Talks to raise the U.S. government’s borrowing limit and set overall federal spending levels face at least two more hurdles: how to pay for an overhaul of veterans’ health care and Republican demands to offset spending increases....
19:52, 07/17/2019

Shortlist of Candidates to Lead IMF Focuses on Eurozone Officials A shortlist of candidates most likely to succeed Christine Lagarde as head of the International Monetary Fund has been narrowed to officials from eurozone countries, with Jeroen Dijsselbloem, the former finance minister of the Netherlands and former ...
19:52, 07/17/2019

Texas Showdown Flares Up Over Natural-Gas Waste A pipeline company is challenging Texas’ practice of allowing drillers to set unwanted natural gas on fire, in a case that could test state limits for how much of the fuel can legally go to waste....
19:52, 07/17/2019

Behind the Scenes of Netflix's Call to Alter '13 Reasons Why' Although Netflix executives remain unconvinced of any correlation between a rise in teen suicides and “13 Reasons Why,” there was a growing sentiment that the show’s graphic wrist-slitting scene needed to be removed....
19:52, 07/17/2019

Google's Tool to Tame Election Influence Has Flaws Google’s searchable database of political ads, set up to bring more transparency to digital campaign advertising, is fraught with errors and delays, according to candidates’ digital staffers and political consultants....
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