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Both Zambia and Zimbabwe are facing a power crisis as a drought has reduced water levels to 27% at Lake Kariba, the world’s largest man-made reservoir, a key po...

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California man charged with murder in drowning deaths of his 2 autistic sons, prosecutors say A California man has been charged with murder for allegedly driving his family, including his two autistic sons, off a Los Angeles pier after buying $6 million insurance policies in case of accidental deaths, prosecutors said Wednesday....
13:26, 07/18/2019

Chicago mayor: Police 'are losing the streets' to major eruptions of violence Chicago’s new mayor is taking issue with the city's police department as the city continues to see far more homicides than New York and Los Angeles, as well as major eruptions of other violence....
13:26, 07/18/2019

Top Searches on Merriam-Webster Include 'Fascism' and 'Racism' After President Trump's Latest Rally Donald Trump held another neo-fascist rally yesterday in North Carolina, where the crowd chanted things like “treason,” “traitor,” and “send her back,” while the president talked about Democratic members of Congress, including Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minn...
13:39, 07/18/2019

Samsung announces ultra-fast 12GB LPDDR5 RAM ahead of Galaxy Note 10 – but we have some bad news Samsung a few months ago launched several Galaxy S10 options including a Galaxy S10+ model that ships with as much as 12GB of RAM onboard. That seems like overkill for a smartphone, but Samsung will continue to make phones with 12GB of memory, and su...
13:39, 07/18/2019

Protesters call for justice for Eric Garner on anniversary of his death Protesters rallied in New York Wednesday on the anniversary of the death of Eric Garner, an African-American father who died after officers tried to apprehend him five years ago....
13:39, 07/18/2019

Bernie Sanders says his $40 trillion Medicare-for-all plan would help US save money Sen. Bernie Sanders put a number on his Medicare-for-all plan this week, saying his proposed successor to ObamaCare would likely cost between $30 trillion and $40 trillion over 10 years....
14:00, 07/18/2019

British Open tee times, pairings: Full first-round schedule The 2019 British Open kicks off Thursday, and for those stateside hoping to get a peek at golfers working their way through historic Royal Portrush, it’ll be a very early morning. Local hero Darren Clarke will get the honor of teeing off first ...
14:00, 07/18/2019

Stock markets dip after Trump threatens more tariffs on Chinese goods The Chinese government warned tariff hikes would “create a new obstacle” in talks on ending their bruising fight over Beijing’s technology ambitions....
14:13, 07/18/2019

Get a free Starbucks Frappuccino or espresso drink during Happy Hour Thursday Starbucks Happy Hour is back with a buy-one-get-one free deal on Frappuccino and espresso drinks. Plus learn about other July deals and freebies.       ...
14:26, 07/18/2019

The couple with 7 Insta-famous pets Nala the cat, a Siamese and tabby mix, is slightly cross-eyed with gray and white fur. She likes being petted but isn't a fan of being held. She was rescued from an animal shelter and really loves men with beards....
14:26, 07/18/2019

Israeli forces arrest 'travel agents' accused of operating Hamas money laundering ring The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) announced Wednesday that they had arrested three Hamas operatives who posed as travel agents in order to operate a money-laundering ring....
14:26, 07/18/2019

Theresa May dings populism and ‘absolutism’ in last speech as prime minister U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday criticized populists and those who engage in “absolutism” in her final speech as prime minister -- as she defended her own desire for “compromise” in politics....
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Turkish diplomat shot dead in Iraqi Kurdistan Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan – At least one Turkish diplomat was killed in a shooting that took place on Wednesday in the Iraqi Kurdish capital, Kurdish security officials and Turkish media stated....
14:26, 07/18/2019

Germany: 1.8 million people sought humanitarian protection in 2018 Germany's Central Register of Foreigners registered 1.8 million people seeking protection in 2018. Most of those who had protection status came from Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan....
14:26, 07/18/2019

Israel: Archaeologists uncover 1,200-year-old mosque The building is one of the oldest mosques ever discovered in Israel. The researchers also uncovered a farm and a small settlement near the mosque in the Negev Desert....
14:26, 07/18/2019

Colombia's youth fighting for the Amazon — in the courts and on the streets When young Colombian activists won a historic lawsuit against their government, they thought the rainforest was saved. A year later, they're piling on the pressure to see their leaders act on the ruling....
14:26, 07/18/2019

After President Trump’s Racist Tweets, People Have Been Searching for the Definition of ‘Racism’ As backlash and debate over a series of racist tweets posted by President Donald Trump continues, Merriam-Webster dictionary announced a big uptick in Americans searching for the definition of “racism.” “Tonight’s top searches...
14:39, 07/18/2019

A Crime Writer Tackles the Sinister Side of Baltimore Laura Lippman knows her way around Baltimore. Not only did the crime writer grow up in the city, but she also spent 12 years reporting for the Baltimore Sun. Her latest novel, a thriller set in 1960s Baltimore, is based on a real unsolved case in whi...
14:39, 07/18/2019

The highs and lows of fans watching the Africa Cup of Nations "If football was a president we would have a peaceful and exciting country," - the words of a young South Africa fan speaking to Reuters while watching his team play in the Africa Cup of Nations perfectly capture the unifying force of the world's mos...
14:52, 07/18/2019

Renault's Senard expects Nissan's new board to embrace alliance While insisting the focus is now on alliance operations, Renault Chairman Jean-Dominique Senard stopped short of ruling out either a full Renault-Nissan merger or a revival of deal talks with FCA....
15:00, 07/18/2019

Iceland’s lava field is a must-see, mossy wonderland with a dark past The picturesque Eldhraun Lava Field in Iceland is home to one of the most devastating volcanic eruptions and biggest lava flow in the world.       ...
15:00, 07/18/2019

Don't book your flight and hotel at the same time If you book your flight and hotel at the same time, you’re doing it wrong. Buzz60’s Sean Dowling has more.       ...
15:00, 07/18/2019

2020 Cadillac CT5 Luxury priced far below CTS sedan predecessor Cadillac's new sedan coming to market this fall will be priced far below the sedan it replaces, and will offer added content and better performance.       ...
15:00, 07/18/2019

Dominican Republic ‘beatdown’ victim sues resort for $3 million The Delaware mom who said she survived a savage beating at a Dominican Republic resort earlier this year has sued the tourist spot for a staggering $3 million, according to a new report. Tammy Lawrence-Daley, 51, of Wilmington, is suing Majestic Reso...
15:00, 07/18/2019

Spain's Sanchez says Podemos deal possible if leader not in cabinet Spain's acting prime minister Pedro Sanchez insisted on Thursday that he would not accept far-left Podemos leader Pablo Iglesias as a member of his cabinet, saying that was the main obstacle to clinching a deal to form a government....
15:00, 07/18/2019

Climate fears lift Greens' chances of running Germany A former trampolinist and a children's author have led the Greens to a spectacular comeback in Germany, raising the once-unthinkable prospect of a Green chancellor succeeding Angela Merkel....
15:00, 07/18/2019

U.S. general says will work 'aggressively' to enable free passage in the Gulf U.S. Central Command chief General Kenneth McKenzie said on Thursday it was talking to other countries about freedom of navigation in the Gulf and would work "aggressively" to find a solution to enable free passage....
15:00, 07/18/2019

India's 'Dosa King' dies months after losing appeal against murder conviction The founder of the largest Indian chain of restaurants offering southern food at home and abroad, "Dosa King" P. Rajagopal, died on Thursday, nearly four months after he lost his final appeal against a murder conviction....
15:00, 07/18/2019

Israeli demolition order on Jerusalem outskirts stokes Palestinian fears Israeli plans to demolish Palestinian homes near a military barrier on the outskirts of Jerusalem have drawn international criticism, amid Palestinian fears that a precedent would be set for other buildings along the barrier route....
15:00, 07/18/2019

Berkshire Hathaway insurer settles NY probe for $3 million A troubled insurance company owned by Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway has agreed to pay $3 million to settle allegations by New York’s top financial regulator that it jacked up prices on unwitting customers, The Post has learned. Linda A. Lacewel...
15:13, 07/18/2019

The man who will be king: Austin Butler cast as Elvis Presley Who is Austin Butler, who has been cast as Elvis Presley in Baz Luhrmann's biopic about the king? Here's where we have seen Butler before.        ...
15:13, 07/18/2019

Royalty meets royalty: Prince Harry, Duchess Meghan, Beyonce and Jay-Z meet at 'The Lion King' British and American royalty collided on "The Lion King" European premiere red carpet, where Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan met Beyoncé and Jay-Z.        ...
15:13, 07/18/2019

'Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw': Stars take their rivalry to the world premiere 'Fast & Furious' rivals Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and Jason Statham were all smiles Saturday night at the world premiere of 'Hobbs & Shaw.'        ...
15:13, 07/18/2019

'When Harry Met Sally' turns 30: Why the four-way call is secretly the rom-com's genius moment The four-way call scene in "When Harry Met Sally ..." is always brilliant. But breaking down how it was filmed 30 years ago makes it even better.        ...
15:13, 07/18/2019

Trade Dispute Spurs Worries of 'Never Seen Before' Chip Price Spike Memory chip spot prices have risen for the first time this year, indicating grim warnings of "never seen before" spikes and a supply disruption could come to pass as a dispute between South Korea and......
15:13, 07/18/2019

'The Dish' That Brought Us TV From the Moon Is Still Beaming Signals It's known as "The Dish" and it soars above a nondescript paddock in rural Australia. Without it, hundreds of millions of people would never have seen all of the generation-defining footage of Neil......
15:13, 07/18/2019

|'Bachelor'creatorMikeFleiss’pregnantwifegrantedrestrainingorderasshockingdetailsofdomesticviolenceemerge "[He] grabbed my body, forcibly pinned me up against the wall and held me there..." – Former Miss America winner, Laura Fleiss' haunting declaration of domestic violence against Bachelor creator, Mike Fleiss....
15:26, 07/18/2019

Samsung Galaxy A80 with rotating camera launched in India at Rs 47,990 Samsung has launched the world's first phone with a 48MP rotating camera, the Galaxy A80 in India. As a result, you get a notch-free screen to watch content and play games without any hindrances in sight. Samsung goes for a triple camera setup h...
15:39, 07/18/2019

Netflix tries out a mobile-only streaming plan, as subscriber growth slows It’s an interesting time for Netflix. While the streaming service is still in a hugely strong financial position, and able to fund a huge number of original shows and films, it’s uncertain whether it can keep up the explosive growth it&...
15:39, 07/18/2019

iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Max and iPhone 11R dummy handsets caught on camera We fully expect Apple to launch a trio of new smartphones in September, and things may have taken a step closer to reality thanks to a video supposedly showing the body of the rumored iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Max and iPhone 11 R.The video from Mobile Fun...
15:39, 07/18/2019

David Price, Dennis Eckersley feud reignites after plane incident resurfaces The feud between Boston Red Sox pitcher David Price and Hall of Fame closer-turned-broadcaster Dennis Eckersley reignited Wednesday over a resurfaced story about an incident on a plane....
15:39, 07/18/2019

Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens was among those who watched Babe Ruth call his shot One of the most iconic tales of baseball lore includes Hall of Fame slugger Babe Ruth allegedly calling his shot before hitting a home run during Game 3 of the 1932 World Series against the Chicago Cubs....
15:39, 07/18/2019

Who is Grimes? Get to know the artist responsible for 2019's craziest Instagram post Claire Boucher is one of her generation's most interesting musicians, and is/was romantically involved with Elon Musk.        ...
15:39, 07/18/2019

Katy Perry, 34, explains how she's combating aging with 'new-age way of living' Perry described how she balances indulging herself with feeling good in her body, adding that her actor husband Orlando Bloom is also on board.        ...
15:39, 07/18/2019

'I just can't leave it like that': Jennifer Lopez makes up NYC show ended by blackout Jennifer Lopez got back out on the Madison Square Garden floor giving a full show to attendees of Saturday's concert cut short due to a power outage.        ...
15:39, 07/18/2019

Pink defends her kids running in Holocaust Memorial as 'children being children' "Please keep your hatred and judgment to yourselves," Pink wrote in defense of her children Willow, 8, and Jameson, 2.        ...
15:39, 07/18/2019

Granger Smith's son saved two lives with organs, mom Amber writes in heart-wrenching post Country music star Granger Smith's wife wrote, "I pray these 2 recipients live healthy, joy filled, full throttle lives just like Riv."        ...
15:39, 07/18/2019

How a decision at 15 forever changed Keith Thurman's life As a teenager, Keith Thurman left school to chase his boxing dreams. Now a world titlist and millionaire, Thurman always knew it was a risk worth taking....
15:39, 07/18/2019

Arsenal beat Bayern Munich after Eddie Nketiah pops up with late winner Bayern Munich 1-2 ArsenalLewandowski 71; Poznanski 49og, Nketiah 88Eddie Nketiah proved to be the match-winner as Arsenal made it two wins from two on their pre-season tour of the United States with a 2-1 victory over Bayern Munich.After a goalless f...
15:52, 07/18/2019

England v Australia: Women's Ashes Test, day one – live! Live updates from day one of the Test in TauntonYou can email Tanya here or tweet her here 2.43pm BST 50th over: Australia 150-2 (Lanning 50, Perry 32) “Cakes” and “Shetland” seem to be Ecclestone’s nicknames, both making sense given her surname and...
15:52, 07/18/2019

European stocks pare losses amid earnings, trade uncertainty; tech stocks down 1.8% European stocks pared early losses on Thursday afternoon, as investors digested fresh corporate results and kept an eye on global trade developments....
16:13, 07/18/2019

Honda has a modular EV plan for the US Honda might have delighted the European market with details of its cute and compact electric Honda E, but that's no use to American drivers -- the Honda E isn't destined for US soil and even if it was, its top range of 125 miles is pretty u...
16:13, 07/18/2019

From Flood-Hit Assam, A Photo Of Rhinos Huddled On A Small Piece Of Land A tiger escaped from the Kaziranga National Park in flood-ravaged Assam and stretched out on a shophouse bed Thursday, startling residents and shining a spotlight on the plight of animals caught up in......
16:26, 07/18/2019

British Pilots To Make History, Fly Around The World In A WWII Spitfire A little over two weeks from now, two British pilots -- Steve Boultbee Brooks and Matt Jones -- will embark on an epic mission straight out of a Jules Verne book in a fighter from the glory days of......
16:26, 07/18/2019

No Plan To Restore Special Category Status To States: Centre There is no plan to restore special category status -- which has been scrapped by think-tank Niti Aayog -- to any state in the country, the government informed the Rajya Sabha today....
16:26, 07/18/2019

Indian Condemns Terror Attack In Iraq That Killed Turkish Diplomat India on Thursday condemned the terrorist attack in the Iraqi city of Erbil in which a Turkish diplomat was killed and called for concerted action by the international community against terrorism....
16:26, 07/18/2019

Aditya Thackeray's 4,000-Km Maharashtra Tour With Chief Ministerial Twist Aditya Thackeray, the Shiv Sena's youth leader and son of party chief Uddhav Thackeray, started today a tour aimed at launching him as the party's chief ministerial face....
16:26, 07/18/2019

Elon Musk Told Us Why He Thinks We Can Land on the Moon in ‘Less Than 2 Years’ On July 12, TIME editor-at-large and space reporter Jeffrey Kluger had a far-ranging conversation with SpaceX CEO Elon Musk at the company’s headquarters in California. They discussed Musk’s reasons for starting SpaceX, his thoughts on ...
16:26, 07/18/2019

Chuck Klosterman Likes Writers Who Aren’t Self-Absorbed Sociopaths The cultural critic and author, most recently, of the story collection “Raised in Captivity” also says that he trusts librarians’ literary opinions: “They have no agenda and plenty of free time.”...
16:26, 07/18/2019

Theresa May packs her bags, her legacy dominated by failure History may not be kind to the departing British prime minister. She had one job to do: deliver Brexit. Yet, as Brits say, she bottled it, repeatedly, and in spectacular fashion....
16:39, 07/18/2019

Notre Dame’s melted lead prompts deep clean for schools The city of Paris has ordered a deep cleaning for schools nearest to Notre Dame, whose lead roof melted away in the cathedral’s devastating fire in April...
16:39, 07/18/2019

Intel and SAP broaden datacenter tech partnership Intel and SAP said they have launched a broader multi-year technology partnership focused on optimizing Intel’s platform innovations for the datacenter.Read More...
16:39, 07/18/2019

U.S. Jobless Claims Rise The number of Americans applying for first-time unemployment benefits increased last week, but remained near historically low levels, a sign of a firm labor market....
16:52, 07/18/2019

House votes to block Trump administration's weapons deal with Saudi Arabia amid veto threat The vote highlights backlash against a weapons deal for $8.1 billion in bombs, precision-guided missiles and other weapons to the Saudis and its allies.        ...
16:52, 07/18/2019

Fire leave more than two dozen dead at Japanese animation building A fire at the Kyoto Animation building in Japan has left more than two dozen people dead, according to officials.        ...
16:52, 07/18/2019

Nigeria's Amaju Pinnick is dismissed as Caf vice-president Nigeria's Amaju Pinnick is dismissed from his role as a vice-president of the Confederation of African Football (Caf) and replaced by South Africa's Danny Jordaan....
16:52, 07/18/2019

Extremely Frustrating: George R.R. Martin Has Pushed Back The Release Of The Last Two ‘GOT’ Books After Getting Stuck Behind Someone Filling Up A Water Bottle At A Drinking Fountain Here’s a piece of news that’s guaranteed to ruin the day of any Song of Ice And Fire fans eagerly awaiting the final installments in the book series: George R.R. Martin has pushed back the release of The Winds of Winter and A Dream of Spring after ge...
16:52, 07/18/2019

The Daughterhood Circle: Where family caregivers come together to find community While new mothers are showered with love and often share a path well-lit by friends and neighbors, the road is often dark and hard to navigate when it comes time to mother their own mothers, or any relative, for that matter. But there is some help....
17:00, 07/18/2019

Why oddsmakers are sleeping on the surging Giants When it seemed as if the schedule was finally going to soften for the New York Mets, they run into a sudden summer surprise as they visit the San Francisco Giants for a four-game series this weekend. San Francisco stumbled to a 3-8 start, then in lat...
17:13, 07/18/2019

What Do You Want to Know About the 475-HP Dodge Durango SRT? This has been one hell of a week as my BMW E36 M3 and I are on the road, heading to the New England Forest Rally. My constant companion on this journey—besides my co-driver—is a fully loaded Dodge Durango SRT....
17:26, 07/18/2019

Here’s Every Single Mission to the Moon in One Chart Humans started to work in earnest to get to the moon in the 1950s, when the U.S. and U.S.S.R. initiated a bracing Cold War space race. The Soviets drew first blood in 1959: in that one year, Luna 1 became the first spacecraft to reach the moon. Luna ...
17:26, 07/18/2019

Apollo 11: Google creates huge moonlight portrait larger than Central Park to honor epic mission As part of its tribute to Apollo 11, Google is using moonlight to dramatically showcase Margaret Hamilton, a pioneer whose computational work helped make the historic mission possible....
17:26, 07/18/2019

Migrants to be tracked by digital IDs post-Brexit New migrants moving to the UK to work after Brexit will be given unique digital identities and have their visa applications filtered by "automated checks", according to a leaked Home Office presentation seen by Sky News....
17:39, 07/18/2019

Excitement as rocket set for launch on moon landing anniversary The early bird catches the rocket, so alarms were set for 3.30am and a convoy of coaches set off from the city of Baikonur in Kazakhstan before sunrise....
17:39, 07/18/2019

Climate change displaced 55 species from UK in last decade A new study utilising social media images of animals online has revealed that at least 55 species in the UK have been displaced by climate change over the last decade....
17:39, 07/18/2019

Is Huawei a Security Threat? Vietnam Isn’t Taking Any Chances As the world splits along U.S.-China fault lines, telecom companies in Vietnam appear to be quietly avoiding the Chinese tech giant in their 5G plans....
17:52, 07/18/2019

Blackstone's Profit Drops as Private-Equity Portfolio Lags Blackstone’s second-quarter earnings fell as the value of its private-equity portfolio appreciated less than the broader market, but the portion of profits it could return to shareholders ticked up....
17:52, 07/18/2019

Why orthopedic shoes may not really be good for our feet New research into how calluses work for our feet and balance suggests that thick-soled shoes, such as orthopedic shoes, may do us more harm than good....
17:52, 07/18/2019

NASCAR champion Kurt Busch thriving at Chip Ganassi Racing: 'We've got a wheelman now' The 40-year-old signed a one-year deal for 2019, but Kurt Busch, the 2004 Cup champion, appears rejuvenated with his new team.       ...
17:52, 07/18/2019

Under-the-radar Lowry moves into spotlight at British Open Shane Lowry shot 4-under 67 to take the clubhouse lead at the British Open after benefiting from coming into the tournament somewhat under the radar       ...
17:52, 07/18/2019

The Latest: McIlroy shoots 79 after wild opening round A quadruple-bogey 8 at the first hole might not have been the most embarrassing part of Rory McIlroy's wild opening round at the British Open       ...
17:52, 07/18/2019

FaceApp row: UK watchdog monitoring privacy concerns Information Commissioner’s Office says people should check how apps use their data The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) is considering allegations that FaceApp, the face-ageing photo app that has gone viral, is misusing personal data.“We are a...
18:00, 07/18/2019

Asia and Pacific on course to miss all Sustainable Development Goals, says UN region chief Unless progress is accelerated, Asia and the Pacific are on course to miss all of the 17 Goals of the UN’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the Executive Secretary of the UN regional commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), told UN News a...
18:13, 07/18/2019

Recent cannabis use tied to memory deficits, slowed mental processing (Reuters Health) - People who have recently used cannabis may be more likely to experience memory deficits or difficulties with cognitive function than those who don't use the drug, a recent study suggests....
18:26, 07/18/2019

Kentucky man caught flesh-eating bacteria on camping trip A Kentucky man says he contracted flesh-eating bacteria during a camping trip — and is still recovering from the severe infection nearly two months later, according to a report. Jonathan Metcalf, of Lancaster, took a Memorial Day weekend trip w...
18:26, 07/18/2019

9/11 first responder: Senators who blocked vote on victims fund are ‘a–holes’ John Feal, a first responder who’s been fighting for passage of the 9/11 compensation fund bill in Congress, said senators who held up the legislation in the upper chamber are “a–holes.” GOP Sens. Rand Paul of Kentucky and Mik...
18:26, 07/18/2019

InCountry raises $15 million to help multinational companies comply with data residency regulations InCountry has raised $15 million to help global companies store customer data locally and meet local data sovereignty and residency regulations.Read More...
18:26, 07/18/2019

Euro Papers: The 'three keys' to Pogba's Juve return "Agent Mino Raiola could be on the cusp of another big deal - Paul Pogba\u0027s return to Juventus from Manchester United. And there are three \u0027keys\u0027 for the switch to work..."...
18:39, 07/18/2019

Louvre in Paris removes Sackler name after opioid protests France’s Louvre Museum in Paris has become the first major institution to remove the Sackler family name after protests erupted against the family that is blamed for the deadly opioid crisis in the United States...
18:52, 07/18/2019

How do you remove the dang silk off corn? Don’t even bother. Like any good American, I love corn in all its forms, but sweet corn-on-the-cob is in a league of its own: crunchy, nostalgic, and slippery with butter. But nothing in life is truly perfect. Those damn corn silks, the thin hairs that snake and snag b...
19:00, 07/18/2019

How to Get Your Cat to Be Quiet in the Morning It’s 5:37 a.m., do you know where your cat is? Of course you do. He’s sitting at the foot of your bed, screeching at the top of his tiny lungs to be fed. Being rousted from your slumber so insistently is bound to drive even the most devoted of cat lo...
19:00, 07/18/2019

On This Day: Mike McCallum flattens Donald Curry in five rounds Matt Christie reflects on one of the finest finishes in boxing history that took place on July 18, 1987 – Mike McCallum vs Donald Curry The post On This Day: Mike McCallum flattens Donald Curry in five rounds appeared first on Boxing News....
19:13, 07/18/2019

io9 Takes You on a Tour Inside San Diego Comic-Con 2019's Show Floor We’re here! San Diego Comic-Con is officially underway, and io9's team is on location to bring you all the coolest news, interviews, panels, cosplay, and videos from SDCC 2019. Let’s kick things off by heading inside the show floor with io9's...
19:26, 07/18/2019

Role-Locking Is Coming To Overwatch, According To Leaked Video Today, a pre-recorded Overwatch League video leaked sharing news that Blizzard is apparently implementing role-locking in Overwatch and the Overwatch League. It is currently unclear how role-locking will manifest in the game itself....
19:26, 07/18/2019

Apollo 11: NASA shares rare footage of scientists testing moon rocks Scientists and stargazers are celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, which brought geologic samples back to NASA researchers on Earth. Now, to commemorate the work of the chemists and biologists at NASA’s Ames Research ...
19:26, 07/18/2019

Alabama police officer shot, suspect dead after armed robbery turns into shootout in downtown Birmingham An Alabama police officer was shot and wounded and a suspect was killed after an armed robbery at a local convenience store turned into a deadly shootout Wednesday night....
19:26, 07/18/2019

Retired NYC firefighter becomes 199th to die from 9/11-related illness A firefighter who was part of the rescue efforts in the wake of the 9/11 terror attacks died Tuesday, becoming the 199th member of the FDNY to succumb to a Ground Zero-related illness....
19:26, 07/18/2019

Trump Administration, Congress Have Agreed on 'Top-Line' Spending Levels, Mnuchin Says Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said Congress and the Trump administration have agreed on overall spending levels and raising the U.S. government’s borrowing limit for two years....
19:39, 07/18/2019

U.S. House passes bill to raise federal minimum wage to $15 an hour The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed legislation to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour by October 2025, a big win for workers and labor groups, even as it remained unlikely the bill would pass a Republican-controlled Senate...
19:52, 07/18/2019

U.S. Democratic candidate Warren targets private equity in new Wall Street proposals U.S. Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren on Thursday called for an overhaul of the private-equity industry as part of a new proposal targeting Wall Street....
19:52, 07/18/2019

AB InBev stock up on report it may sell assets after scrapping Asia IPO plan Anheuser-Busch InBev is considering selling off business units in South Korea, Australia and Central America, the Wall Street Journal reported. The brewer recently called off an IPO of its Asian business....
20:00, 07/18/2019

US heat wave is just warming up for a long and scorching weekend The heat wave that has been roasting much of the U.S. in recent days is just getting warmed up, with temperatures expected to soar to dangerous levels through the weekend....
20:00, 07/18/2019

'Hamilton's Lin-Manuel Miranda joins protests against Puerto Rico's governor 200 people rallied in Manhattan to demand resignation of Puerto Rico's governor. Leading them? "Hamilton" creator Lin-Manuel Miranda.        ...
20:00, 07/18/2019

Trevor Noah on Scarlett Johansson's comments: 'We take for granted how much representation means' Trevor Noah is using Scarlett Johansson's controversial casting comments to make a statement about representation in Hollywood.        ...
20:00, 07/18/2019

Daily on Energy: Congress finds its ‘sweet spot’ climate change policy Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
20:00, 07/18/2019

Bullet-riddled U.S. flag that survived D-Day coming home 75 years later Shot through by German machine gun bullets and tattered by the wind, an American flag that flew on the first U.S. invading ship on D-Day is being returned home on Thursday in a White House ceremony....
20:13, 07/18/2019

Trump to meet with airline CEOs on Qatar flights U.S. President Donald Trump planned to meet on Thursday with the chief executives of major American airlines and Qatar Airways to discuss their accusations that subsidies by Qatar and United Arab Emirates are costing jobs in the United States....
20:13, 07/18/2019

Union Pacific quarterly profit beats estimates on price gains Union Pacific Corp on Thursday reported a quarterly profit that beat Wall Street estimates, as the U.S. railroad operator cut costs and raised prices to overcome the effects of severe flooding in the Midwest and ongoing U.S.-China trade tensions....
20:13, 07/18/2019

ASOS warns on profit again after botching warehouse revamps British online fashion retailer ASOS warned on profits for the third time since December, saying problems ramping up warehouses in the United States and Germany had restricted product availability, hitting sales and raising costs....
20:13, 07/18/2019

GTA Online 5 Casino SCREENSHOTS: Next Grand Theft Auto DLC revealed in over 30 images GTA Online players will finally be able to experience the Diamond Casino & Resort when it launches July 23. For now, here's 30 images giving you your best look yet at Rockstar's new GTA 5 add on....
20:13, 07/18/2019

Xbox Live Free Game Update: Download Borderlands Game of the Year Edition on Xbox One NOW The latest Free Play Days game is now live - and you can play it for free on your Xbox One right now. Here's what you need to know about this week's offering....
20:13, 07/18/2019

As Area 51 raid becomes a joke online, the U.S. Air Force issues a real warning Groom Road or 51 Road is a dirt road that leads from Nevada Route 375 to the restricted area known as Area 51 on June 27, 2010, near Rachel, Nevada. Jon Elswick / AP file By Jason Abbruzzese They want to believe. The viral phenomenon of a Facebook ev...
20:13, 07/18/2019

Sensex Falls Over 100 Points, Nifty Slides Below 11,650 Sensex today, LIVE market updates: Weakness across sectors - led by information technology, pharma, metal and auto sectors - dragged the markets lower....
20:39, 07/18/2019

Opinion: Government's Plan To Change Bankruptcy Law Bold And Necessary On Wednesday, the government said it would amend the 2016 insolvency law, a signature reform of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's first term. Investors will cheer....
20:39, 07/18/2019

The 2018 Red Sox rarely knew desperation; the 2019 team knows nothing but Boston sits 9 ½ games behind the first-place Yankees and three games out of a wild card, and has shown few signs of being capable of a sustained push....
20:52, 07/18/2019

Teofimo Lopez is ready to put on a show during and after fight vs. Masayoshi Nakatani The Brooklyn-born lightweight, whose next fight is Friday at MGM National Harbor, hasn't lacked for power or flair in his ascension to world title contender....
20:52, 07/18/2019

New NBCSW Wizards broadcaster Justin Kutcher is a ‘big-time talent’ with big shoes to fill “I know that everyone’s going to be like, ‘Who is this Justin Kutcher guy?’ I get it, I totally understand it, and, frankly, I’d be the same way,” Kutcher said....
20:52, 07/18/2019

ISIS supporters who beheaded Scandinavian hikers in Morocco sentenced to death Three men who claimed allegiance to the Islamic State group after brutally killed two Scandinavian women hiking in the Atlas Mountains in Morocco have been sentenced to death....
20:52, 07/18/2019

12 Israeli teenagers held in Cyprus over alleged rape of British woman A court in Cyprus has detained 12 Israeli youths on the island for suspicion of an alleged rape on a 19-year-old British tourist. The tourist filed a complaint with Ayia Napa police on Wednesday morning, saying she had been gang-raped the previous ni...
20:52, 07/18/2019

German woman caught attempting to purchase car with home-printed money A German woman attempted to purchase a vehicle at a car dealership in the southwestern German city of Kaiserslautern on Friday, using counterfeit currency she printed at home....
20:52, 07/18/2019

Notre Dame security guard delayed response after going to wrong building when fire first broke out: report A security guard in charge of protecting Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris was working only his third day and sent his fellow colleague to the wrong building to check on the alert when the fire first broke out....
20:52, 07/18/2019

Amputee finds picture of him used as EU cigarette warning, despite losing limb in unrelated assault An Albanian man was shocked to learn that a picture of him after his leg amputation was being used as a warning on European Union cigarette packets despite having never granted permission and having lost his limb during a non smoking related incident...
20:52, 07/18/2019

U.K. Airline Fines Unruly Passenger $106,000 for ‘Dangerous Behavior’ Jet2 said the disruptive conduct of Chloe Haines, 25, had forced the deployment of two military jets to escort her flight back to an airport near London....
21:13, 07/18/2019

Italian writer, director Luciano De Crescenzo dies at 90 The publishing house Mondadori says Italy’s popular writer, actor and director Luciano De Crescenzo has died in Rome at 90 after being hospitalized for a few days...
21:13, 07/18/2019

Kevin Spacey’s legal woes persist even with groping case out Kevin Spacey’s legal woes are not over, despite the collapse of the only criminal case brought against the two-time Oscar winner since he became mired in sexual misconduct allegations...
21:13, 07/18/2019

How to Help Immigrants During an ICE Raid Last week, President Trump confirmed rumors that Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents would conduct raids across the U.S., affecting immigrant communities in cities like New York, Houston, Chicago, and Los Angeles. In response, many immigrants’...
21:26, 07/18/2019

Peppa Pig, Iggy Azalea tiff over album debut wins the day. 'Peppa's so fancy, you already know' Iggy Azalea might not be performing for the same demographic as animated fave Peppa Pig, but what happens when they each drop albums on the same day?        ...
21:39, 07/18/2019

UPDATE 1-Trump says he's looking closely at Amazon contract with Pentagon U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday his administration was looking closely at Amazon's contract with the U.S. Defense Department after getting complaints from other tech companies....
21:52, 07/18/2019

Houston crude prices drop as new pipelines add supplies -traders West Texas Intermediate crude at Magellan East Houston this week traded at the weakest level in almost a year as new pipelines from the Permian Basin to the U.S. Gulf Coast hub have begun operations, traders said....
21:52, 07/18/2019

Crunch Time for Nissan CEO Nissan Motor’s Hiroto Saikawa will face greater scrutiny from the company’s new board, two directors said, adding pressure on the chief executive to revive the fortunes of the Japanese car maker....
21:52, 07/18/2019

We just clicked: why I set out to find a new group of friends online Can a friendship app, a digital neighbourhood noticeboard or Facebook really help me discover a new bestie?This year started with a bang. It burst into life with fireworks and kisses, and then came the sound of a spoon tapping on a wine glass. “Since...
21:52, 07/18/2019

Slasher locks door, attacks man in Lower East Side barbershop A maniac walked into a Lower East Side barbershop Thursday, locked the door behind him and began slashing a man sitting in a barber chair, police said. The events unfolded at First Choice Barbers on Stanton Street at around 11:15 a.m. A good Samarita...
21:52, 07/18/2019

Indonesia Aims To Start Electric Vehicle Production In 2022 Indonesia is aiming to start producing electric vehicles (EVs) in 2022, a senior official at the Industry Ministry told Reuters on Thursday, after a number of companies disclosed plans to invest in......
21:52, 07/18/2019

FDA warns that ‘Big Penis’ supplement works a little too well The FDA is one of the more vital government agencies when it comes to keeping consumers safe from deceptive marketing and dangerous products, but sometimes a product comes along that we can assume is trash even before the FDA weighs in. In any case, ...
21:52, 07/18/2019

Measured By Length Of Suspension, A Reckless Beaning Is Worse Than Trucking A Catcher Angels pitcher Noé Ramirez was suspended by Major League Baseball for three games for plunking Astros outfielder Jake Marisnick Tuesday night. This is MLB determining that the beaning was intentional and, notably, hitting Ramirez with a longer suspen...
22:00, 07/18/2019

The Gruesome New Trailer for It Chapter Two Will Haunt Your Nightmares Tonight Pennywise hath risen, and it’s time for the Losers’ Club to reassemble in Derry and take him down for good. We got a first glimpse at Andy Muschietti’s It Chapter Two back in May, but this brand-new trailer gives us a much better look at the trouble...
22:13, 07/18/2019

DisplayPort 2.0 Is Finally Here, and This Is Why It Matters You might not have heard much about DisplayPort, as the HDMI rival is limited mostly to high-end monitors, dedicated graphics cards, and other premium, professional tech. A new version of DisplayPort is upon us though—the standard’s biggest upgrade y...
22:13, 07/18/2019

Alleged migrant smugglers arrested on Greek islands Greek police have arrested 15 people suspected of facilitating migrant smuggling on two Greek islands. There are reports they charged up to €6,000 to make false travel documents....
22:26, 07/18/2019

Hawaiians protest giant telescope on holy mountain Protesters have demanded that state authorities scrap plans to build a billion-dollar telescope on "sacred space." But Hawaii's governor has refused and instead expanded powers for police to "ensure public safety."...
22:26, 07/18/2019

Opinion: EU chooses self-interest over compassion for refugees In the EU's game of "refugee bingo," far-right Italian Interior Minister Minister Matteo Salvini can only win. He has little reason to give in to states looking for lasting migration policy, says DW's Bernd Riegert....
22:26, 07/18/2019

Taiwan pro-Beijing politician: You can change China "We should emphasize the differences" between China and Taiwan, says Taiwanese pro-Beijing politician Chou Hsi-wei. "Go there … and change them." But is he selling a fantasy to voters? He talks to DW's Conflict Zone....
22:26, 07/18/2019

Could Brazil's new ambassador to the US be a Bolsonaro? Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro intends to nominate his son Eduardo for the country's most important diplomatic post: ambassador to the US. Will burger-flipping skills be enough to override nepotism concerns?...
22:26, 07/18/2019

YouTube star's death prompts Amazon to push for e-scooter safety warnings in UK Following the death of YouTube star Emily Hartridge in a London accident, Amazon will reportedly begin asking e-scooter sellers to warn consumers about proper safety protocols in the United Kingdom....
22:26, 07/18/2019

JB Holmes hits the front at the Open amid agony for home hero Rory McIlroy • Holmes leads from Lowry with a string of big names well placed• Rory McIlroy reeling from nightmare round of 79“I don’t feel like I’m the centre of attention,” insisted Rory McIlroy before a ball was struck in this, the 148th Open Championship. Wel...
22:26, 07/18/2019

Florida city constantly plays Baby Shark to deter homeless from civic building Official praises ‘effective temporary measure’ using looped children’s song to drive away people from banqueting venue City officials in West Palm Beach, Florida, are using extremely catchy children’s music to try and drive away homeless people from ...
22:26, 07/18/2019

IUCN red list reveals wildlife destruction from treetop to ocean floor Latest list shows extinction now threatens a third of all assessed species, from monkeys to rhino raysFrom the tops of trees to the depths of the oceans, humanity’s destruction of wildlife is continuing to drive many species towards extinction, with ...
22:26, 07/18/2019

'They nailed it': how a little dish in Australia broadcast the moon landing to the world Live TV images of Neil Armstrong’s first step came via Honeysuckle Creek, near Canberra, originally meant only as a backupAround the world more than 600 million people were glued to TV screens. Coordinated by Tom Reid, tracking stations at Australia’...
22:39, 07/18/2019

Selma Blair growing 'seemingly sicker' from multiple sclerosis, dreams of horseback riding Despite being "seemingly sicker" from her multiple sclerosis battle, Selma Blair still aims to ride horses again: "I am asking for it all."        ...
22:39, 07/18/2019

Trump says U.S. Navy 'destroyed' Iranian drone in Strait of Hormuz President Donald Trump said on Thursday that a U.S. Navy ship had "destroyed" an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz after the aircraft threatened the ship, in the latest incident in the Gulf....
22:39, 07/18/2019

Spain's Podemos party rejects Sanchez's plan for cabinet Spanish Socialist leader Pedro Sanchez's hopes of staying on as prime minister suffered a setback on Thursday when supporters of the far-left Podemos voted to back him only if the party gets key roles in his future cabinet....
22:39, 07/18/2019

Canadian police nab nine suspected members of powerful Mafia clan Canadian police on Thursday said they had arrested nine suspected members of a powerful Mafia clan with roots in southern Italy involved in money laundering and illegal gambling in the Toronto area, seizing C$35 million ($26.8 million) in assets, inc...
22:39, 07/18/2019

Mariano Rivera’s Baseball Hall of Fame memorabilia Mariano Rivera will be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday, but he already has a presence in Cooperstown. The former Yankees closer has eight items from his dominant career in the Hall and those are soon to be joined by his plaque. The ...
22:39, 07/18/2019

A’s vs. Twins: 1st inning stat makes for intriguing bet This spring, when I first started wagering on MLB 1st Inning Yes/No proposition bets (whether there would be a score in the opening frame), I was most interested in repeating the success we had with NHL 1st Period Over/Under bets late in the season. ...
22:39, 07/18/2019

Chrome update will stop sites from checking for Incognito Mode Chrome's Incognito Mode hasn't been working as well as promised lately -- some sites now check for private browsing and insist that you sign in before you can read an article. Google sees that as a flaw, though, and intends to set things r...
22:39, 07/18/2019

A sheriff's office in Colorado will use Galaxy S9s as body cameras Deputies in the Kit Carson County Sheriff's Office in Burlington, Colorado, will soon wear Samsung Galaxy S9 smartphones on their vests. The phones will serve as body cameras and will run on AT&T's LTE-based FirstNet public safety platf...
22:39, 07/18/2019

Wirecutter's best deals: Save $150 on a Dell 34-inch 2K curved monitor This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read Wirecutter's continuously updated list of deals h...
22:39, 07/18/2019

Instagram will notify you before it disables your account Instagram is making a few changes to the way it disables accounts. Currently, the platform removes accounts with a certain percentage of violating content. But it's rolling out a new policy that will also allow it to disable accounts with a cert...
22:39, 07/18/2019

Slack resets tens of thousands of passwords following 2015 data breach Tens of thousands of Slack users will have to change their passwords after the company learned new details about a 2015 data breach. If you created your account before March of that year, haven't changed your password since and don't log in...
22:39, 07/18/2019

Tell us your best memories of the NES This week, Nintendo announced an updated version of the Switch. Meanwhile, one of its oldest consoles celebrated its thirty-sixth birthday. The Nintendo Entertainment System was released on July 15th, 1983 and went on to sell over 61 million units wo...
22:39, 07/18/2019

Ailing BMW Appoints Production Chief Zipse as Next CEO BMW AG said it would appoint its current head of production, Oliver Zipse, as its next chief executive as the struggling auto maker contends with shrinking profits, global trade fights and the intensifying race to build electric cars....
22:52, 07/18/2019

Women are more competent than men but less ambitious: study Women are finally viewed as more competent — but they’re no better off for it in the workplace, a new study has found. Over the course of the last seven decades, perceptions of male and female ability have shifted dramatically. Women are seen a...
22:52, 07/18/2019

Siblings who claimed paying taxes was ‘against God’s will’ ordered to pay $1.4 million The siblings claimed God is the "supreme law of this land.” They said paying taxes weakens their dependency on him, which leads to curses “in the form of droughts and infertility."...
22:52, 07/18/2019

Festival-goers push over portable toilet with ‘queue jumper’ inside This is the stomach-churning moment UK festival pranksters pushed over a portable toilet with a “queue jumper” inside. The group of shirtless men at the TRNSMT festival in Glasgow, Scotland, knocked the toilet over to punish the reveler w...
22:52, 07/18/2019

Pair of penguins waddles into New Zealand sushi spot The owners of Sushi Bi restaurant in Wellington, New Zealand, had intruders: a pair of penguins called kororā. Find out what happened to birds after their misbegotten food run....
23:00, 07/18/2019

The ‘Baby-Faced Assassin’: Tennis Star Naomi Osaka Scores Allure’s August Cover She may not have managed another Grand Slam at the French Open or Wimbledon (that Australian Open, though), but Naomi Osaka is still a tennis phenom on the rise—with a rising profile that now includes the cover of Allure’s August issue. It’s the Japa...
23:00, 07/18/2019

White Women Are Ready to Mobilize For Trump Following the 2016 presidential election, the popular refrain on the left was that 53 percent of white women voters supported Donald Trump and fucked everyone over. But that 53 percent isn’t easily embarrassed—if anything, they’re getting ready for t...
23:00, 07/18/2019

Book a Frontier Airlines Ticket Right Now for $25 If you live anywhere between Oklahoma and Massachusetts, you’re likely sweating it out in 100-degree temperatures this week. Luckily, Frontier is offering a major sale on flights that depart as soon as this weekend, with one-way tickets starting at j...
23:00, 07/18/2019

Exclusive: New leak reveals key Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL specs Google’s Pixel smartphone series has become something of an anomaly in the smartphone market. When it comes to hype, Google’s Pixel phones are always among the most talked-about Android phones when they begin to leak ahead of launch. Pre-...
23:13, 07/18/2019

Instagram Starts Test To Hide Number of Likes Posts Receive for Users in 7 Countries Some users opening their Instagram apps will notice a difference in the popular social media site. The number of likes, typically displayed under users’ posts will no longer be visible. Instagram, which is owned by Facebook, announced on Wednes...
23:13, 07/18/2019

Holmes sets pace as McIlroy cards nightmare 79 at Open Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods endured miserable first rounds at the British Open on Thursday with American J.B. Holmes ending in the lead after shooting a five under-par 66 at Royal Portrush....
23:26, 07/18/2019

Dodgers recall LHP Ferguson, option RHP Sadler The Los Angeles Dodgers recalled left-hander Caleb Ferguson prior to Thursday's game against the Philadelphia Phillies, while right-hander Casey Sadler was optioned to Triple-A Oklahoma City....
23:26, 07/18/2019

Fort Lauderdale temporarily restores much of its water service, urges people to boil water Fort Lauderdale officials said much of its water service had been temporary restored Thursday following a water main break, but urged residents to boil water until further notice. ...
23:39, 07/18/2019

Fort Lauderdale tourists evacuated from hotels after water main break cripples beach town Fort Lauderdale, Florida, hotels are evacuating guests after a water main break has threatened an area water outage.       ...
23:39, 07/18/2019

Dominican Republic to enhance food and drink inspections after tourist deaths The Dominican Republic is amping up safety measures, including enhancing food and rink inspections, after a spate of tourist deaths.       ...
23:39, 07/18/2019

Suspect in Bianca Devins slaying moved from hospital to jail His booking photo, which was released by the Oneida County Sheriff's Office, shows where he sliced his own neck after allegedly slitting Devins' throat on Sunday....
00:00, 07/19/2019

Anyone’s Game: These Middle School Talent Show Judges Can’t Decide Which Of The Fat-Kid-And-Janitor Duos Who Tap-Danced ‘You’ve Got A Friend In Me’ Should Win First Place It’s rare that there are so many great acts in a talent show that it’s difficult to choose a winner, but that’s precisely the case in today’s competition at Timberlane Middle School in Pennington, New Jersey: The faculty members judging the talent sh...
00:00, 07/19/2019

Tom Cruise surprises Comic-Con crowd with epic first 'Top Gun: Maverick' trailer "Top Gun" star Tom Cruise returned to San Diego to surprise a raucous Comic-Con crowd with the first trailer for the long-awaited sequel "Maverick."        ...
00:13, 07/19/2019

Brooks Koepka looks every bit the British Open favorite with his caddie, a hometown favorite Koepka finished the first round again near the top of the leader board thanks in part to Ricky Elliott, his caddie who says he has seen it all at Royal Portrush....
00:13, 07/19/2019

Detailing a Formula One Car Sounds Terrifying If I were to rank the amount of effort I put into cleaning my car, I’d probably fall somewhere in the middle. On one extreme end, there are people (see also: crazies) who never wash their cars. And on the other, there are obsessives like Larry Kosill...
00:13, 07/19/2019

More Puerto Rico protests planned as governor resists calls to resign Massive and at times violent protests in Puerto Rico showed no sign of stopping as labor unions on Thursday organized a Friday march to keep up pressure on the governor to resign, while dozens of guns were stolen in a raid on police firearms center....
00:13, 07/19/2019

No Additional Charges for President Trump in Probe On Hush Money Payments Ahead of 2016 Election (NEW YORK) — Court records released Thursday show Donald Trump was aware of efforts to keep a porn star and a Playboy centerfold silent in the days leading up to the 2016 election. But despite Trump’s knowledge of those efforts— and...
00:39, 07/19/2019

'Terminator: Dark Fate' to be rated R, bring back Eddie Furlong as John Connor Linda Hamilton and Arnold Schwarzenegger will be joined by another familiar face in the upcoming film "Terminator: Dark Fate" — Eddie Furlong, who played John Connor in "Terminator 2: Judgment Day."...
00:52, 07/19/2019

Aaron Boone Melts All The Way Down, Torches Umpire With Incredible Rant Aaron Boone did not make it very far into in this afternoon’s Rays-Yankees game. In just the second inning, umpire Brennan Miller had apparently been a bad enough job calling balls and strikes by Boone’s measure that he stormed out of his dugout and ...
00:52, 07/19/2019

G7 urges tough Libra regulation, agrees to tax digital giants Digital currencies such as Facebook's planned Libra raise serious concerns and must be regulated as tightly as possible to ensure they do not upset the world's financial system, Group of Seven finance ministers and central bankers said on Thursday....
00:52, 07/19/2019

Trump EPA allows use of controversial pesticide The Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday said it will not ban the use of the pesticide chlorpyrifos, which has been linked to health issues in children, from use on U.S.-grown fruits and vegetables....
00:52, 07/19/2019

Spectrum is making all 164 episodes of Mad About You available before reboot Because everything old is new again, 1990s domestic sitcom Mad About You will be returning to revisit Paul Reiser and Helen Hunt as longtime TV couple the Buchmans, now empty nesters. Still in their slanty Manhattan apartment? Maybe with a new dog? W...
01:13, 07/19/2019

The first Heavy Metal Knitting World Championship was as awesome as it sounds Knitting is fun for some people; heavy metal, same—but you wouldn’t imagine that that particular Venn diagram contained a lot of overlap. Nevertheless, the two disparate pursuits recently combined for the first Heavy Metal Knitting World Championshi...
01:13, 07/19/2019

Fans of ’80s Euro-horror will thrill to the confounding, electrifying Luz Horror pastiches produced over the past decade or so have reliably huddled around the same set of nostalgia-friendly filmmakers, with a particular affection for colorful, commercial thrills in the style of John Carpenter. But while Carpenter is great...
01:13, 07/19/2019

British Open back at Royal Portrush and puts on quite a show Back at Royal Portrush, British Open delivers a celebration of golf and some rough starts by McIlroy and Woods        ...
01:13, 07/19/2019

Tom Cruise Takes to the Skies in First Trailer for Top Gun: Maverick Tom Cruise showed up at Paramount Pictures' San Diego Comic-Con 2019 panel at the very end to release the first trailer for his next movie Top Gun: Maverick, the sequel that takes place 34 years after......
01:13, 07/19/2019

Xiaomi's Manu Jain Opens Up on Redmi K20 India Price After Fans Complain Redmi K20 price in India starts at Rs. 21,999, while the Realme X launched in the country earlier this week carrying a starting price tag of Rs. 16,999....
01:13, 07/19/2019

Building a PC? Here Are the CPUs We Recommend for Every Budget Intel and AMD are the only two options for consumer PC processors, and it isn't always clear which company you should put your faith in. Don't worry, we have the answers....
01:13, 07/19/2019

‘El Chapo’ is contained. Mexico’s drug war is not. The man who came to embody the horror of Mexico’s drug trade was sentenced to life in prison. But cartel violence is getting worse in the country, even as drug kingpins fade from view....
01:13, 07/19/2019

Trump: US 'destroyed' Iranian drone in Strait of Hormuz President Donald Trump has said the US Navy shot down an Iranian drone after a ship took "defensive action." It marks the second incident involving ships passing through the Persian Gulf in the past 24 hours....
01:13, 07/19/2019

June 2019 broke global heat record: US agency A US scientific agency has reported record-breaking temperatures in several regions across the globe, including Europe. Scientists have warned of the destabilizing effect of carbon emissions on Earth's climate....
01:13, 07/19/2019

Bill Clinton visits Dominican Republic amid spate of tourist deaths Health crisis? What health crisis? Former President Bill Clinton apparently isn’t losing sleep over the recent spate of tourist deaths in the Dominican Republic – heading to the island nation to soak up some sun. “Welcome, Bill Clin...
01:13, 07/19/2019

Family separations at US-Mexico border drop sharply: DHS official A top Team Trump official said Thursday that the number of family separations at the border has plummeted since last summer’s zero-tolerance policy was in effect. Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan said fewer than 1,000 children...
01:13, 07/19/2019

Trump says he disagrees with ‘Send her back’ chants about Omar President Trump said he disagreed with the “Send her back” chants that arose from the crowd at his rally in North Carolina while he launched an attack against Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar. “I was not happy with it — I disagree with it,̶...
01:13, 07/19/2019

How to get rid of knee pain when sleeping Methods of helping knee pain when sleeping include trying a new sleep position, using hot or cold packs, and losing weight. Learn more about treating knee pain when sleeping here....
01:26, 07/19/2019

Menstrual cups vs. pads and tampons: How do they compare? A new systematic review has assessed the safety and reliability of menstrual cups. Its findings are overwhelmingly positive, though some doubts remain....
01:26, 07/19/2019

Borderlands is free to play this weekend, ahead of Borderlands 3's release Attention all vault hunters! Borderlands: Game of the Year edition is free to play this weekend for those with Xbox Live Gold, ahead of the release of Borderlands 3 in September.From July 18 to July 21, those with an Xbox Live Gold subscription can p...
01:26, 07/19/2019

Gears 5 is the 'largest Gears to date', according to The Coalition We've been waiting a long time for Gears 5 to release and, according to developer The Coalition, the wait is going to be worth it.In an interview with Game Informer, The Coalition's multiplayer design director Ryan Cleven revealed the next ...
01:26, 07/19/2019

David Crosby on kicking drugs in prison: ‘S - - tty way to do it’ Considering his drug addiction, prison stint and health issues — diabetes, a couple heart attacks and a liver transplant necessitated from hepatitis C — David Crosby should have been a long time gone. He’s as surprised as anyone that he’s still alive...
01:39, 07/19/2019

Could Beyoncé finally win coveted Oscar with ‘Lion King’ song? Even in 2002, Beyoncé knew what she wanted. And it had nothing to do with music. Back then, she was just a 20-year-old singer best known for her work with Destiny’s Child and had yet to release a solo album. She was set to make her theatrical-film de...
01:39, 07/19/2019

The ‘Cats’ movie looks absolutely terrifying Warning: This two-minute clip will haunt your “Memory.” The trailer for “Cats” dropped Thursday — a day earlier than Universal Studios had announced — giving viewers a first glimpse at the film’s many A-list actors as freaky, human-feline hybri...
01:39, 07/19/2019

Sally Field, Linda Ronstadt, ‘Sesame Street’ among 2019 Kennedy Center honorees Sally Field, Linda Ronstadt, “Sesame Street,” conductor Michael Tilson Thomas and R&B veterans Earth, Wind and Fire have been selected as the 2019 Kennedy Center Honorees. The kudos will be handed out Dec. 8 at the Kennedy Center Opera House in Washi...
01:39, 07/19/2019

Trump says he disagrees with ‘send her back’ chant directed at Rep. Omar during his rally despite his previous ‘go back’ tweet Several in the GOP sought to walk a fine line between criticizing the chant and supporting the president’s efforts to turn Somali-born Omar and three other minority lawmakers into the face of the Democratic Party....
01:52, 07/19/2019

House Democrats move to tamp down internal feud, delete tweets that sparked infighting “We will remain clear-eyed with respect to our unity of purpose,’’ five House leaders said in a statement Thursday. Pelosi is to meet next week with Rep. Ocasio-Cortez....
01:52, 07/19/2019

Sen. Booker, in interview, touts lofty message that’s left some unconvinced The senator from New Jersey spoke of love, unity and justice at a Washington Post event. Many Democrats have wondered if that’s enough to take on Trump....
01:52, 07/19/2019

House Dem impeachment support gains new momentum Public support among House Democrats for impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump is growing despite Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s attempts to halt the effort.More than two dozen Democrats who hadn’t previously taken a position voted Wednesday...
02:00, 07/19/2019

'Come on man, what's that about?': Cummings assails DHS chief over border facility conditions House Oversight Chairman Elijah Cummings ripped into the acting head of Homeland Security Thursday, upbraiding Kevin McAleenan over the conditions of detention facilities for migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border. The Maryland Democrat got emotional whi...
02:00, 07/19/2019

Ted Cruz bill would speed FDA approval of drugs OK'd in other countries Drugs and medical devices that have been authorized in other developed countries would face fast-track approval in the U.S. under a bill introduced Thursday by Ted Cruz....
02:13, 07/19/2019

U.S. lawmakers call for privacy investigation into FaceApp Poland's digital affairs ministry and cyber authorities in Lithuania are also looking into concerns over inadequate protections of privacy, AFP reports....
02:13, 07/19/2019

Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 Review: A Superhero Smash On Switch Almost a decade after its predecessor, Marvel's Ultimate Alliance 3 swings onto the Switch. Does it stick the landing, or should this one have been caught in the Thanos Snap?...
02:13, 07/19/2019

Big Little Lies set Bonnie up to be a hero in season 2, just to let her down again In its first season, Big Little Lies opens with a deception. As Michael Kiwanuka’s “Cold Little Heart” plays, we are treated to the images of five women and each of their small children. The title sequence ends with each of the women dressed as a Bre...
02:13, 07/19/2019

'We Are Where We Belong': Rep. Ilhan Omar Refuses to Allow Trump and His Supporters to Silence Her One day after the Trump rally in Greenville, N.C., where he allowed his supporters to shout “send her back” in reference to Rep. Ilhan Omar, the Minnesota congresswoman shares why defending Trump and his hateful rhetoric is wrong, as well as why diss...
02:13, 07/19/2019

Pete Buttigieg hires former Goldman Sachs executive as national policy director Sonal Shah worked at Goldman Sachs from 2004 to 2007 as a vice president, according to her LinkedIn page. She then worked for Google as its head of global development initiatives from 2007 to 2009....
02:26, 07/19/2019

Mystery surrounds Dennis' decision to abandon Tour de France "Rohan Dennis went AWOL for over an hour after abandoning the Tour de France and his Bahrain Merida team management had no explanation about the Australian\u0027s withdrawal on Thursday."...
02:26, 07/19/2019

Simon Yates takes Stage 12 win to complete Grand Tour grand slam "Britain\u0027s Simon Yates produced a technically perfect finish after a day in the breakaway in the Pyrenees to win Stage 12 of the Tour de France in a three-up sprint to complete a Grand Tour grand slam."...
02:26, 07/19/2019

Mane and Mahrez may be the stars, but Senegal–Algeria final is about the coaches "Gary Al-Smith previews the Africa Cup of Nations final between Algeria and Senegal, where much of the focus has been on Riyad Mahrez and Sadio Mane but the more intriguing battle may well come on the touchline."...
02:26, 07/19/2019

Anniversay Games: Ones to watch, pick of the events, full schedule "It\u0027s that time of the year again when the world\u0027s best athletes compete in the latest round of the Diamond League series at the London Stadium."...
02:26, 07/19/2019

Two coaches who grew up in same Parisian suburb in Africa Cup of Nations final "Two coaches of the same age who grew up in the same Parisian suburb will clash on the touchline when their sides meet in the Africa Cup of Nations final on Friday."...
02:26, 07/19/2019

A Tough British Open Start for Tiger Woods, and Several Other Stars Woods shot a seven-over-par 78, a stroke better than Rory McIlroy, the local favorite at Royal Portrush. J.B. Holmes, a long-driving American, took the first-round lead....
02:26, 07/19/2019

New Zealand's Ardern says plight of Pacific Islanders should spur climate action Climate change is having a real impact on Pacific islanders and that should spur countries to greater action to tackle the problem, New Zealand Prime Minster Jacinda Ardern said on Thursday....
02:39, 07/19/2019

Ofwat calls for £12 billion boost to water network investment Britain's water regulator on Thursday called for the country's utilities to invest the equivalent of 6 million pounds every day for the next five years in plans to reduce pollution and leakages in increasingly stressed UK infrastructure....
02:39, 07/19/2019

India's monsoon rains below average in past week, raising crop worries India's monsoon rains were 20% below average in the week ending on Wednesday, the weather office said, as summer showers turned patchy over the central, western and southern parts of the country, raising concerns over the progress of crop plantings....
02:39, 07/19/2019

Bank of America CEO on the importance of digital banking: 'The numbers are just rolling' Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan tells Jim Cramer about how mobile banking is attracting millennials customers coming off of the bank's latest earnings report....
02:39, 07/19/2019

Canada Earmarks $690 Million to Settle Claims of Sexual Misconduct in Military The proposed settlement also commits the country’s military to improve its complaints process and to create a forum for victims to share their experiences with the military’s top brass....
03:00, 07/19/2019

Iran says it seized 'fuel smuggling' tanker in Persian Gulf Iran state-run media said Thursday that its Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps seized a foreign vessel in the Persian Gulf, accusing it of "smuggling fuel."...
03:13, 07/19/2019

Study links congenital heart disease to oil, gas development Mothers who live near heavy oil and gas developments are between 40 percent and 70 percent more likely to give birth to babies with congenital heart defects....
03:26, 07/19/2019

Study: Top, bottom blood pressure numbers each predict cardiovascular risk The systolic and diastolic blood pressure readings -- which are the top and bottom numbers -- both independently forecast the risk of heart attack and stroke, according to new research....
03:26, 07/19/2019

The inventor whose flying board wowed the world Franky Zapata has been driven by a single dream since he was little: being able to fly. Not in an airplane, he says, since the windows function like a screen, but like a bird....
03:26, 07/19/2019

Trump to Nominate Eugene Scalia for Labor Secretary Job Mr. Scalia, the son of Antonin Scalia who worked in the Bush administration, is expected to bring a pro-business approach and stability to the Labor Department....
03:39, 07/19/2019

Colombia court upholds conditions for restarting aerial coca fumigation Colombia's constitutional court on Thursday upheld its own restrictions on the aerial spraying of the herbicide glyphosate to eliminate coca, the base ingredient in cocaine, but said its use could be reinstated if the government meets certain conditi...
03:39, 07/19/2019

Steve Mnuchin: U.S. to pick up trade talks with China The United States and China will hold trade talks by phone Thursday, and in-person negotiations could also resume in the near future, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Thursday....
03:39, 07/19/2019

Ex-CBP commander Wei Xu faces 25 years for gun-running, tax evasion A former U.S. Customs and Border Protection watch commander has pleaded guilty to running an illegal gun selling business in Southern California since the late 1990s....
03:39, 07/19/2019

Team GB to send biggest ever team to overseas Olympics at Tokyo 2020 • Chef de mission hoping for 380 athletes in Tokyo• Paralympic team to decrease slightly on RioGreat Britain is on course to send its biggest team to an overseas Olympics, with the aim of staying in the “upper echelons” of the medal table at Tokyo 20...
03:52, 07/19/2019

Titans crew member killed in stunt-related accident Variety reports today that Warren Appleby, special effects coordinator on DC Universe’s streaming series Titans, died today after an accident occurred during a stunt being rehearsed for the show. According to the report, a piece of a car involved in ...
03:52, 07/19/2019

Philadelphia to fire 13 police officers after series of racist, discriminatory Facebook posts Examples included posts with the words “Death to Islam,” referring to blacks as “thugs,” and homophobic memes that referenced violence.        ...
03:52, 07/19/2019

Nights will provide little relief during brutal heat wave While high temperatures get most of the attention during a heat wave, it's the nighttime lows that can be a hidden danger.        ...
03:52, 07/19/2019

A city without water: Fort Lauderdale works to restore water service for 220,000 people Fort Lauderdale and surrounding areas were bracing to lose running water Thursday after a construction crew damaged a major water main.        ...
03:52, 07/19/2019

California: 'resistance' state has donated more to Trump than to most Democrats in 2020 race President has raised $3.2m in California this year, analysis finds – more than Joe Biden and Bernie SandersResidents of California, the self-fashioned “resistance” state that has sued the Trump administration more than 50 times, has donated more mone...
03:52, 07/19/2019

Cats movie trailer: internet reacts in horror to 'demented dream ballet' First glimpse of Taylor Swift, Jennifer Hudson and other stars mutated into cat-sized cats – some wearing fur coats – sparks concern for state of civilisationThe first, furry glimpses of the upcoming live action Cats remake have left viewers distress...
03:52, 07/19/2019

Trump Says He Will Nominate Eugene Scalia for Labor Secretary Following Alex Acosta’s Resignation WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he will nominate lawyer Eugene Scalia to be his new labor secretary. Scalia is the son of the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. He is a partner in the Washington office of the Gibson, Dunn ...
04:00, 07/19/2019

Companies mislabelling products, moving factories out of China to avoid Trump tariffs Most companies that stand to be hurt by Trump’s tariffs are hunkering down, not knowing when, whether or how his yearlong trade war with China will end....
04:00, 07/19/2019

State court suit over 'no-call' can proceed against NFL A Louisiana judge is allowing a lawsuit to proceed against the NFL over the blown playoff "no-call" that led to the Rams beating the Saints and advancing to the 2019 Super Bowl       ...
04:13, 07/19/2019

Trout back in Angels' lineup after missing 3 games Mike Trout is back in the Los Angeles Angels lineup after missing the previous three games due to a mildly strained right calf       ...
04:13, 07/19/2019

Trump to nominate Scalia's son for labor secretary U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he intends to nominate Eugene Scalia, the oldest son of the late Supreme Court justice Antonin Scalia, to be secretary of labor....
04:39, 07/19/2019

Supermarket chain apologises for 'sexist' wine and condom offer aimed at secretaries An international supermarket chain has apologised after launching a "combo" offer aimed at female secretaries, which included condoms and a bottle of wine....
04:52, 07/19/2019

Margot James resigns as minister after voting against Government Margot James has resigned as digital minister after she voted for an amendment to block the next prime minister from suspending parliament and forcing through a no-deal Brexit....
04:52, 07/19/2019

MPs vote to oppose next PM suspending Parliament to force no-deal Brexit Tory MPs and ministers staged a massive revolt today to block the next prime minister from suspending Parliament and forcing through a no-deal Brexit....
04:52, 07/19/2019

Area 51, aliens and Roswell: Why do so many people link UFOs to Area 51? A top-secret US Air Force base has become the focus of some unwanted attention after more than a million people vowed to storm it to uncover alien activity....
04:52, 07/19/2019

Tory rebels flex their muscles in bid to block no-deal Brexit A Tory rebellion against a no-deal Brexit was staged today as a report said crashing out the EU would blow a £30 billion hole in the public finances....
04:52, 07/19/2019

Millions face major disruption ahead of great summer getaway Millions heading off for the great summer getaway were today told to check before they travel as rail closures, blocked motorways and strike warnings for Heathrow, Gatwick and British Airways threatened major disruption....
04:52, 07/19/2019

Donald Trump rally crowd chants 'send her back' as US president lashes out at Ilhan Omar in renewed attacks on Congresswomen Donald Trump has again stepped up his attacks against four liberal Congresswomen at a raucous rally that saw the crowd erupt into chants of: "Send her back!"...
04:52, 07/19/2019

Watch: Deer tick removed from Kentucky man's eyeball A Kentucky man who experienced irritation in his eye went to an optometrist and was shocked to learn the cause -- a deer tick latched onto his eyeball....
04:52, 07/19/2019

Owner of Calif. dealership group reportedly killed in Mexico Jose Arredondo, 58, was found dead by local authorities with "signs of blunt force trauma," reports said. It was unclear whether there were other victims or witnesses....
04:52, 07/19/2019

New Gizmodo Media CEO ripped for bringing in ‘older white guys’ Jim Spanfeller, the new CEO of G/O Media, is getting flak for bringing in “older white guys” from his past to run Gizmodo Media and The Onion after he was tapped to run the dozen websites private equity firm Great Hill Partners picked up from Univisi...
05:00, 07/19/2019

Ilhan Omar Slams Trump as ‘Fascist’ While He Cries ‘Wasn’t Me’ on the ‘Send Her Back’ Chants Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar struck back Thursday against Donald Trump and his “Send her back”-braying fans, saying the raucous catcalls were not so much about her, but about what Trump stands for: fascism....
05:26, 07/19/2019

GM will help Chevy EV owners find certified home charger installers General Motors wants to make it easier for Chevy EV-owners to charge their vehicles at home. Customers will soon be able to visit the Chevrolet.com Charging Page and search for certified charger installers. They'll be able to fill in details abo...
05:26, 07/19/2019

Habsburg stud farm rides to UNESCO world heritage status The Kladruby stud in the Czech Republic has been breeding horses for royal service since the 1500s, when its sleek grey stallions were seen as a symbol of Habsburg power....
05:26, 07/19/2019

Archaeologists find mosque from when Islam arrived in holy land Archaeologists in Israel have discovered the remains of one of the world's oldest rural mosques, built around the time Islam arrived in the holy land, they said on Thursday....
05:26, 07/19/2019

'Titans' crew member killed in special effects test: DC Universe TV show 'heartbroken' The "Titans" TV show is heartbroken following the death of special effects coordinator Warner Appleby in a tragic special effects test.        ...
05:39, 07/19/2019

Sony has a few fascinating ideas to go head-to-head with the Galaxy Fold Every player in the mobile business is toying with foldable designs. Some of them have already announced their first commercial products, but the foldable phones from Samsung and Huawei have yet to hit stores. Others have confirmed they’re work...
05:39, 07/19/2019

As plastics foul the world’s oceans, world leaders struggle over how to respond Leaders of the Group of 20 vowed in June to battle ocean plastic pollution — but they failed to make any commitment to turn off the tap of rising plastic production. It was a victory for the plastics industry and the Trump administration....
05:39, 07/19/2019

GM flexes engineering muscle with radical Corvette overhaul With a new midengine layout, the 2020 Corvette Stingray -- a barometer of GM's engineering prowess in an era of rapidly changing technology -- looks to be one of the most advanced vehicles the company has developed since it tested the world's first f...
05:52, 07/19/2019

Gigi Hadid beats copyright lawsuit over Instagram picture A Brooklyn federal court judge has tossed a lawsuit filed by a paparazzi agency against supermodel Gigi Hadid for posting one of their snaps of her to Instagram....
06:00, 07/19/2019

Edman's grand slam lifts Cardinals over Reds 7-4 Tommy Edman snapped a sixth-inning tie with his first career grand slam and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Cincinnati Reds 7-4 for their fifth win in six games       ...
06:00, 07/19/2019

'Savages' sweep: Boone's rant sparks Yanks over Rays in DH Yankees manager Aaron Boone got fired up at a rookie umpire in a profane rant, and New York awoke from a sleepy start to sweep a doubleheader from the Tampa Bay Rays 6-2 and 5-1       ...
06:00, 07/19/2019

Bauer strikes out 10, Indians win 11th straight over Tigers Trevor Bauer struck out 10 in 6 2/3 innings, José Ramírez hit a go-ahead home run in the sixth and the Cleveland Indians defeated the Detroit Tigers for the 11th straight time, 6-3       ...
06:00, 07/19/2019

This tiny $258 handbag is selling out French designer Simon Porte Jacquemus, the creative mastermind behind the brand Jacquemus, has quickly developed a cult following comprised of fashion fan girls and celeb style stars thanks to his ultra-chic Parisian signature knits and playful acces...
06:00, 07/19/2019

Dolphins Player Who Lost Arm In Car Crash: "I Am Alive And I Am Grateful" Dolphins defensive tackle Kendrick Norton was released from the hospital Thursday, two weeks after his left arm was amputated at the scene of a traffic accident in Miami in the early morning hours of July 4. Norton reportedly underwent six surgeries ...
06:13, 07/19/2019

Rich Greenfield, other BTIG analysts launch new firm Richard Greenfield and other key analysts on BTIG’s technology, media and telecommunications team have formed a breakaway shop but will continue to partner with the financial services firm they’ve served for nearly a decade. Noted BTIG analysts Walte...
06:13, 07/19/2019

The ‘Cats’ Trailer Just Landed. What Were They Thinking? We finally get to see Taylor Swift, Jennifer Hudson, James Corden and the newcomer Francesca Hayward all furred up. We have five months to get used to it....
06:39, 07/19/2019

'Ambulance Carrying Father's Body Stopped For Amarnath Pilgrims': Officer A senior Jammu and Kashmir government officer has alleged that he was held up for hours in an ambulance with his father's body on the Srinagar-Jammu national highway because of traffic restrictions......
06:39, 07/19/2019

100-Year-Old Sri Lanka Rail Line Being Upgraded With Indian Assistance India's IRCON International Limited and the Sri Lankan government have inked a $91.26 million agreement for upgrading the around 130 km-long Maho-Omanthai rail line which is over 100 years old....
06:39, 07/19/2019

Notice To Trinamool, Sharad Pawar's Party Over National Party Status The Nationalist Congress Party, the Trinamool Congress and the Communist Party of India face the prospect of losing their national party status following their performance in the Lok Sabha elections,......
06:39, 07/19/2019

Arvind Subramanian Sticks To Claim Of India Overestimating GDP Growth Sticking to his analysis that India's economic growth has been overestimated, Arvind Subramanian said he had raised doubts about the GDP numbers in 2015 when he was the chief economic adviser of the......
06:39, 07/19/2019

House chaplain prays to cast out ‘spirits of darkness’ from Congress At least he didn’t do an exorcism. After chaotic debates on Capitol Hill this week, the Chaplain of the House of Representatives on Thursday prayed to “cast out all spirits of darkness” from the chamber. “This has been a diffi...
06:39, 07/19/2019

Former BC coach suffers brain injury in fall Former Boston College women's basketball coach Cathy Inglese suffered a brain injury when she fell Wednesday, according to a social media post by her sister       ...
06:52, 07/19/2019

NASA just released gorgeous new panoramas from the Apollo missions The 50th anniversary of NASA’s Apollo 11 Moon landing is just days away, and with it comes a whole bunch of retrospective content from the space agency. NASA has pulled out all the stops to ramp up hype for the big day (July 20th, if you’...
07:00, 07/19/2019

Gulp! Jurassic mammal was the first one able to eat politely A shrew-like primitive mammal that inhabited China 165 million years ago represents a milestone in mammalian evolution, scientists said on Thursday, boasting a key anatomical trait in its throat that helped usher in the era of polite table manners....
07:00, 07/19/2019

Target unveils wheelchair-friendly Halloween costumes Kids with disabilities can now get special Halloween costumes at this retail giant. Target’s Hyde and Eek! Boutique on Thursday unveiled two costumes that children who use wheelchairs can easily wear to take part in the holiday fun, CNN reporte...
07:26, 07/19/2019

Boeing warns of soaring 737 Max grounding costs US aircraft giant Boeing has warned that it faces spiraling costs and plummeting revenue after the global grounding of its 737 Max passenger jets. The airline is keen to return the aircraft to service in the autumn....
07:26, 07/19/2019

The TurboGrafx-16 Mini is now available for pre-order So you managed to forget retro consoles were a thing? Allow Konami to remind you with the release of the TurboGrafx-16 Mini, which is now available to pre-order. Yes, retro consoles are still coming out. I thought the tepid release of the Commodore 6...
07:39, 07/19/2019

Google has removed 7 ‘stalkerware’ apps from its Play Store For the ongoing series, Code Word, we’re exploring if — and how — technology can protect individuals against sexual assault and harassment, and how it can help and support survivors. Google has pulled seven tracking apps from the Play Store after Ava...
07:39, 07/19/2019

Top Gun: Maverick world premiere trailer: It’s not just F-18s this time It's happening... in "2020." San Diego Comic Con's tentpole Thursday morning panel, dedicated to the Paramount and Skydance film Terminator: Dark Fate, saw an interruption from another big face at that combine...
07:39, 07/19/2019

New trailer for IT Chapter Two ratchets up the horror In IT Chapter Two, the Losers Club must confront the horrors of the past and put an end to the unspeakable evil that has terrorized the town for so long. Pennywise the demonic clown gleefully inflicts all manner of psychological and physical tormen...
07:39, 07/19/2019

Family, friends gather for celebration of life honouring Hodan Nalayeh Almost one week after Hodan Nalayeh’s untimely death, friends and family gathered for a celebration of life remembering the former Toronto journalist....
07:52, 07/19/2019

Ex-UFC fighter Abel 'Killa' Trujillo charged with sexual exploitation of child: reports A former UFC fighter who was arrested in Florida in May and extradited to Colorado last month has been charged with sexual exploitation of a child and felony obscenity....
07:52, 07/19/2019

Johnson's confirmation as PM 'likely to prompt resignations' Boris Johnson's expected confirmation as Britain's next prime minister would likely prompt resignations from ministers opposed to his "do or die" approach to Brexit, Sky News has been told....
08:00, 07/19/2019

"India Can't Be Refugee Capital": Centre To Top Court On Assam Citizen List Lakhs of people have been wrongly included in the draft National Register of Citizens being prepared in Assam to weed out illegal immigrants, centre told the Supreme Court today, asking for more time......
08:13, 07/19/2019

Azam Khan In Uttar Pradesh's Land Mafia List, Calls Charges Fake In a move that has been speculated for a few days now, the Yogi Adityanath-led Uttar Pradesh government has listed the name of senior Samajwadi Party leader and Lok Sabha member Azam Khan on a......
08:13, 07/19/2019

Oil jumps after U.S. Navy downs Iranian drone Oil prices rose nearly 2% on Friday as tensions brewed again in the Middle East after a U.S. Navy ship destroyed an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz, a major chokepoint for global crude flows....
08:26, 07/19/2019

Exclusive: IEA revising oil demand growth forecast down on slowing economy The International Energy Agency (IEA) is reducing its 2019 oil demand forecast due to a slowing global economy amid a U.S.-China trade spat, its executive director said on Thursday....
08:26, 07/19/2019

Trump meets with airline CEOs over Qatar subsidy accusations U.S. President Donald Trump met on Thursday with the chief executives of major American airlines to discuss their accusations that subsidies by Qatar and United Arab Emirates are costing jobs in the United States....
08:26, 07/19/2019

Loki is joining 'Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3' for Switch The latest entry in the Marvel Ultimate Alliance franchise is dropping for the Nintendo Switch today, July 19th, and it comes with a nice surprise for fans of the god of mischief. Loki is joining MUA 3: The Black Order as a playable character from da...
08:26, 07/19/2019

Jurassic fossil suggests early mammal ancestors swallowed like modern mammals The discovery of the 165-million-year-old remains of a shrew-like animal, Microdocodon gracilis, suggests some of the earliest ancestors of modern mammals chewed before they swallowed, too....
08:39, 07/19/2019

Zack Wheeler report comes in with Mets watching closely SAN FRANCISCO — Zack Wheeler has taken the first steps in what the Mets hope will be a fast return from the injured list. On Thursday, the right-hander played catch for a second straight day and reported feeling OK as he battles an “impingement” in h...
09:00, 07/19/2019

British Open tee times, pairings: Full second-round schedule The first day of play at the 2019 British Open was rough for a lot of stars. Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy and Phil Mickelson were among the big names to struggle in the opening round at Royal Portrush, and they’ll have to turn it around on Day 2. ...
09:00, 07/19/2019

Inside the Mets’ plan to to save Jeurys Familia SAN FRANCISCO — Simply, it can be called “Project Familia.” The Mets began this second half last week with slim NL wild-card possibilities, which had improved modestly with a four-game winning streak entering Thursday night against the Giants. But an...
09:00, 07/19/2019

The Yankees really are savages The Yankees were savages in the box in both games of Thursday’s doubleheader against the Rays at Yankee Stadium. Just ask Aaron Boone. It was much as they have been all season. Boone made that point to young umpire Brennan Miller in Game 1 and was to...
09:00, 07/19/2019

Revamped Nets put 76ers’ Tobias Harris on notice Tobias Harris pegs his Sixers “at the top’’ of the East, but the Long Island native believes the Nets are going to be there battling them. Appearing at the NBA Players Association’s kids camp at Pier 36 Thursday, the Sixers’ standout small forward sa...
09:00, 07/19/2019

Tried to Bring "A Bit of the Monkey": His Dark Materials' Ruth Wilson His Dark Materials held a much-anticipated panel at San Diego Comic-Con 2019 on Thursday, with cast members Dafne Keen, Ruth Wilson, James McAvoy, and Lin-Manuel Miranda appearing on stage alongside......
09:13, 07/19/2019

Permadeath Doesn't Matter If You Have Enough Save Files From XCOM to Fire Emblem, it feels bad to watch your team die in a tactical game. It’s way better to save a million times so that you can re-do part of a battle to keep everyone alive. On this week’s Kotaku Splitscreen, Kirk and I brought on Gita Jac...
10:00, 07/19/2019

In Night Call, You're A Taxi Driver Who Has To Find A Killer There’s a serial killer on the loose in Paris. The taxi that you drive is running low on gas, the police detective in your back seat is strong-arming you into gathering information, and if you don’t make rent, you’re gonna end up on the streets. This...
10:00, 07/19/2019

Fake GTA Online Money Streams Are Popping Up Ahead Of Casino Update Grand Theft Auto Online’s upcoming casino update has a lot of players hoping for expensive cars, new clothing items and lots of other things to buy. Some scammers are taking advantage of players’ excitement using fake online streams claiming to drop ...
10:00, 07/19/2019

Trump’s Immigration Approach Isn’t New: Europe and Australia Went First Policies as hard-nosed as Mr. Trump’s have curbed migrant arrivals in Europe and Australia, but research suggests they won’t be effective in the long run....
10:13, 07/19/2019

More than 50 major companies plan to move production from China because of trade war But rather than move operations to the United States, as President Trump urged, many of the companies are aiming to rebuild their supply chains abroad, primarily in Southeast Asia....
10:13, 07/19/2019

Trump says Pentagon’s $10 billion cloud contract should be investigated. Again. The president said on July 18 that he had received numerous complaints about a not-yet-awarded Pentagon cloud computing contract that could go to Amazon Web Services....
10:13, 07/19/2019

China calls on Germany to correct 'mistakes' over asylum for Hong Kong independence activists China made "solemn representations" to Germany after it granted refugee status to two Hong Kong activists facing rioting charges in the Chinese-ruled city, state news agency Xinhua reported on Saturday....
10:26, 07/19/2019

After elections, Japan's leader Abe will be seeking a big win on trade Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his ruling coalition party are set for a victory at the polls on Sunday, and next, he'll be seeking out a big win in his dealings with other countries — such as trade, according to analysts....
10:26, 07/19/2019

Man scales down 19-story building to escape high-rise inferno A man could be seen scaling down a 19-story apartment building in Philadelphia on Thursday night as a fire blazed inside the structure. The fire started at a building in West Philadelphia at around 9:30 p.m. and the man was apparently attempting to e...
10:26, 07/19/2019

NYC Triathlon canceled as scorching temps expected to hit city Organizers of the annual New York City triathlon said Thursday that the race scheduled for this weekend is canceled because of the near-100 degree temps expected in the city on race day. The triathlon — which would have featured nearly 4,000 athletes...
10:26, 07/19/2019

Hey friends, have you heard the good news about gaming church? Every Friday, A.V. Club staffers kick off our weekly open thread for the discussion of gaming plans and recent gaming glories, but of course, the real action is down in the comments, where we invite you to answer our eternal question: What Are You Pl...
10:39, 07/19/2019

Jameela Jamil's new game show feels kind of like scrolling through the world's crappiest Twitter feed Suggesting something designed for people whose daily Twitter dives are way less automatically traumatic than ours, TBS released a trailer for its new game show The Misery Index tonight, inviting us all to contemplate the worst shit imaginable (that i...
10:39, 07/19/2019

South Korean Man Dies After Self-Immolation In Front Of Japanese Embassy A South Korean man died on Friday after setting himself on fire in front of the Japanese embassy in Seoul, police said, amid ongoing trade and diplomatic disputes with Tokyo....
10:52, 07/19/2019

Somali-Born Lawmaker Brands Trump 'Fascist' After Rally Taunt Democratic congresswoman Ilhan Omar branded Donald Trump a "fascist" on Thursday as the president sought to distance himself from mocking chants of "Send her back!" directed at the Somali-born......
10:52, 07/19/2019

Mars missions and rockets: Cornwall in deep-space revolution Scientists at a satellite earth station in Cornwall say they will be able to provide deep-space communication facilities for missions to Mars within the next five years. ...
10:52, 07/19/2019

Should books include credits like films? Books are generally presented as the work of one person, but almost 60 others worked on mine. But will readers care enough to read about them?We writers lead a necessarily solitary life – at least, that’s what we like to think. Though the act of writ...
10:52, 07/19/2019

AI passes theory of mind test by imagining itself in another's shoes AI has passed a test used to assess theory of mind in dominant and subordinate chimpanzees, paving the way towards machines that are more effective at communicating with humans...
11:00, 07/19/2019

Stevenage car crash: Witnesses describe horrific aftermath of car crash that left 17 injured A woman had to be carried to safety by four people after she was left unable to walk after a horror crash during a car meet event in Stevenage, the event's organiser said today....
11:26, 07/19/2019

Moon landing 50th anniversary: What was the Apollo 11 mission? Who were Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins? "That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind" – those were the famous words of astronaut Neil A. Armstrong as he took his first step on the moon's surface....
11:26, 07/19/2019

Iran denies that US shot down its drone in the Strait of Hormuz Iran on Friday denied that the United States took down one of their drones in the Strait of Hormuz, as President Trump had said hours earlier. “We have not lost any drone in the Strait of Hormuz nor anywhere else,” Deputy Foreign Minister...
11:26, 07/19/2019

Man sets himself on fire outside Japanese embassy in Seoul A man set himself on fire outside the Japan embassy in Seoul, South Korea on Friday amid tension between the two countries. The man, who was in his 70s, started the fire inside his car as it was parked in front of the building where the Japanese Emba...
11:26, 07/19/2019

Athletics: Record consumed Taylor but still belongs to Edwards Four years ago, Jonathan Edwards' triple jump world record seemed sure to go. American Christian Taylor had just come within eight centimeters of the Briton's 1995 mark of 18.29 meters....
11:39, 07/19/2019

Daly rides cart to 71 at Barbasol, Poston leads John Daly rode his cart to a respectable one-under-par 71 on a day of sizzling scoring in the opening round at the Barbasol Championship in Kentucky on Thursday....
11:39, 07/19/2019

What Is the Heat Index? Is it the Heat, the Humidity, or Both? With a heat wave spreading to about two-thirds of the United States, you’re going to hear a lot about the heat index rather than the air temperature. Here’s what it all means....
11:39, 07/19/2019

Tuition-Free College Could Cost Less Than You Think Making a tuition-free college education available to everyone who wants one is an immensely worthwhile — and realistic — goal, a Harvard economist says....
11:39, 07/19/2019

On Politics: Biden-Harris Rematch to Headline Second Debates In a live television spectacle involving cards, boxes and a triple-split-screen, CNN revealed who will face off in the next set of Democratic debates....
11:39, 07/19/2019

The Open 2019: second round – live! Updates from the second round at Royal PortrushAndy Bull: Fighting talk cannot hide McIlroy’s chokeThe official live leaderboard for the 148th OpenAnd why not email scott.murray@theguardian.com 10.37am BST Sky Sports have got a new commentator in the...
11:52, 07/19/2019

CFMoto Bikes Launch Highlights: Price, Features, Images, Specifications Chinese motorcycle manufacturer CFMoto will kick start its India innings today and we are live at the event to bring you all the information about the bikes that will be offered by the company....
12:00, 07/19/2019

These maps show record high temperatures in June, as scientists predict July could be the hottest month ever recorded on Earth The average temperature in June soared to its highest level on record, and experts predict that July could follow the same pattern. Several reports released this week confirmed that June was the hottest month on record. Climate experts have predict...
12:00, 07/19/2019

Patients are transforming from passive recipients of healthcare services to active participants in their own health (TGT, CVS, WMT) This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Current subscribers can read the report here. Business Insider Inte...
12:00, 07/19/2019

Three ways brands can benefit from adopting voice technology (AAPL, AMZN, GOOGL, MSFT) Voice assistants like Amazon's Alexa, Google's Assistant, Apple's Siri, and Microsoft's Cortana, are pegged to trigger a widespread transformation across the retail industry in the years to come. The current interest in, and adoption of, voice assis...
12:00, 07/19/2019

The top trends and technologies impacting consumer transit and the supply chain The transportation and logistics industry is in a time of rapid transition characterized by evolving shopping and transit trends. E-commerce is becoming the shopping channel of choice for consumers, putting pressure on logistics companies to ...
12:00, 07/19/2019

New Jersey judge resigns after controversial ruling in sexual assault case, saying the teen accused of rape came from a 'good family' Shutterstock James Troiano, who served as a family court judge in New Jersey, resigned from the bench after showing leniency to a 16-year-old boy accused of rape in a 2018 ruling, because he comes from a "good family." The case involved the teen, wh...
12:00, 07/19/2019

Atari founder will debut an intriguing new board game at Comic-Con Nolan Bushnell’s famous dictum about what makes for a great game is that it should be “easy to learn, difficult to master.” The Atari co-founder has told me that on more than one occasion, and it’s the mantra he used to turn t...
12:13, 07/19/2019

As Russian “FaceApp” gobbles up user photos, Schumer asks FBI to investigate Enlarge / The FaceApp application displayed on Apple's App Store. (credit: Getty Images | NurPhoto) Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) has called for a federal investigation into FaceApp, saying the Russian-operated mobile application "c...
12:13, 07/19/2019

How scientists could one day predict your memories Do you remember your first kiss? What about your grandma dying? Chances are you do, and that’s because emotional memories are at the core of our personal life story. Some rare moments are just incredibly intense and stand out from an otherwise repeti...
12:13, 07/19/2019

Weathering With You Is A Good, But Flawed Follow Up To Your Name When originally released in 2016, the acclaimed Your Name became the highest-grossing anime in Japan ever. Today, its follow-up, Weathering With You, was released in Japan. The movie shares many thematic and stylistic themes with Your Name. The resul...
12:26, 07/19/2019

DS 3 Crossback French premium brand gets PSA’s new supermini platform first. Does it deliver against class leaders like the Mini Countryman and Audi Q2? PSA Group – car-making Goliath and parent of the Peugeot, Citroën and Vauxhall brands – invested €100 million i...
12:39, 07/19/2019

Mid-engined Chevrolet Corvette C8 Stingray arrives with 495bhp V8 New mid-engined layout, a first for a production 'Vette, to take on European rivals The new eighth-generation Chevrolet Corvette has been revealed, featuring a mid-engine layout for the first time in a bid to take on European rivals such as Porsche ...
12:39, 07/19/2019

| Dressel has sights set on rival Chalmers at Gwangju Caeleb Dressel says he's not aiming to top the seven world titles he bagged two years ago, but is focused on overcoming rival Kyle Chalmers in the 100m freestyle....
12:39, 07/19/2019

34 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.       ...
12:39, 07/19/2019

Black Shark 2 Pro Gaming Phone Set to Launch on July 30, Company Reveals Black Shark 2 Pro will be launched on July 30, the company has now revealed via a post on Weibo, and it is hinting that it may be powered by the new Snapdragon 855 Plus SoC....
12:39, 07/19/2019

OnePlus 7, OnePlus 7 Pro Getting Fresh OxygenOS Updates: What's New OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7 Pro users are now receiving new updates, and the OxygenOS 9.5.7 update for the OnePlus 7 brings changes similar to those that were introduced on the OnePlus 7 Pro last week....
12:39, 07/19/2019

LA Galaxy's Zlatan Ibrahimovic says he's better — 'by far' — than LAFC's Carlos Vela As with all good rivalry games, somebody had to add fuel to a fiery LA Galaxy-LAFC matchup. That somebody, of course, was Zlatan Ibrahimovic.       ...
13:00, 07/19/2019

A different era: Oda wins Japan's first Olympic gold in 1928 It's been over 90 years since Japan won its first Olympic gold medal and Asia's first individual gold       ...
13:00, 07/19/2019

Toyota, BYD Team Up To Develop Battery EVs In a joint statement, Toyota and the Chinese electric automaker said on Friday that they would develop sedans and sport utility vehicles, which would then be sold under the Toyota brand in China......
13:00, 07/19/2019

Farmers celebrate proposed changes to nation's migrant farmworker program American farmers might be able to import labor from other countries more efficiently under a new proposal to change the U.S. Department of Labor's controversial migrant farmworker program....
13:26, 07/19/2019

Democrats plan to focus on obstruction while questioning Robert Mueller Mueller laid out several episodes in which Trump tried to influence his investigation and wrote that he could not exonerate the president on obstruction of justice....
13:26, 07/19/2019

Amazon is spending big to retrain employees – and so should you | Gene Marks While small firms can’t afford the $700m Amazon is spending, they can send workers to conferences and workshops to acquire skills – and get a tax benefitAmazon has been getting a lot of bad press lately, with workers protesting conditions and wages a...
13:26, 07/19/2019

Chernobyl FX star DNEG plots blockbuster float A multi-Oscar-winning British visual effects house which has worked on films including First Man and Venom is preparing a blockbuster of its own: a London float that will value it at hundreds of millions of pounds....
13:26, 07/19/2019

Troy Brown Jr. is still just 19 but working to be a leader for the Wizards In his second NBA Summer League, Brown pulled players together for huddles and shared encouragement with the new guys, including the Wizards’ latest lottery pick, Rui Hachimura....
13:26, 07/19/2019

Sibling rivalry: How birth order affects your personality and health Flawed stereotypes abound about bossy firstborns, middle-child syndrome and only children, but the true influence of sibling sequence is much stranger...
13:39, 07/19/2019

Google's $10 Stadia Pro plan includes one free game per month During a Reddit "Ask me Anything" session, Director of Product Andrey Doronichev dished some more details about Google's Stadia online gaming service coming in November. Questions covered number of subjects, from social features to technical det...
14:00, 07/19/2019

Britain's delay on Huawei 5G decision harming international ties: UK lawmakers Britain's new prime minister must urgently make a decision on the role China's Huawei will have in next-generation 5G networks as the ongoing debate is damaging international relations, a powerful committee of British lawmakers said on Friday....
14:13, 07/19/2019

Oyo founder to buy back $2 billion worth stake in SoftBank-backed Indian co Indian hospitality startup Oyo Founder Ritesh Agarwal raised his stake in the company with a $2 billion buyback, in a move that will bring his ownership closer to biggest investor SoftBank Corp ....
14:13, 07/19/2019

Wirecard to handle card payments for ALDI supermarket chains Wirecard, the German payments company, said on Friday it had signed an agreement with supermarket chains ALDI Nord and ALDI Sued to process card payments at all their stores in the country....
14:13, 07/19/2019

2 Horses Die at Del Mar Racetrack in a Collision During Training A rider was also injured in the accident, which occurred on the second day of the track’s season and followed 30 horse fatalities during the recent meet at Santa Anita Park....
14:26, 07/19/2019

Meet CMIG, the Chinese Group Dicing With Default Another acquisitive Chinese company is wobbling. Less than five years old, China Minsheng Investment Group Corp. has spent more than $4 billion on investments and amassed $34 billion of debt. Now it’s unable to make some bond repayments. CMIG joins t...
14:39, 07/19/2019

9/11 victim identified nearly 18 years after attacks The remains of another victim of the 9/11 attacks has been identified, the city’s Medical Examiner’s Office said on Thursday. The woman is the 1,644th person identified among the 2,753 reported missing in the terror attacks, officials sai...
14:39, 07/19/2019

'Riding a horse is like flying a plane',' says Olympic gold medal winner If there was a magical formula to succeeding in the Longines Global Champions Tour (GCT), then Ben Maher would appear to have a good idea what it is....
14:39, 07/19/2019

Spain: 50 migrants scale fence to African enclave Authorities in the Spanish city of Melilla say that around 200 migrants have tried to climb a barrier separating the European country’s north African enclave from Morocco...
15:26, 07/19/2019

Bricks made from moon dust could power future lunar missions An ESA Discovery & Preparation study shows bricks made from moon dirt could store heat and supply astronauts with electricity.       ...
15:26, 07/19/2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St opens higher after Microsoft's beat, rate cut euphoria U.S. stocks opened higher on Friday as solid results from Microsoft lifted technology shares and added to market optimism after New York Fed President John Williams boosted hopes that the central bank was set to cut interest rates this month....
15:52, 07/19/2019

UPDATE 1-Britain and Sweden agree to co-operate on fighter plans Britain and Sweden agreed on Friday to study air combat co-operation over the next decade and opened the door to other potential partners in a move that could see the Scandinavian country join a planned next-generation UK fighter project....
15:52, 07/19/2019

Dominant Marianne Vos wins La Course 2019 after powerful finish in Pau Netherlands rider claims her second La Course title ‘To win now again on a different circuit is a very special feeling’Marianne Vos powered to victory in La Course as she overhauled escapee Amanda Spratt on the steep final climb on Pau. The three-tim...
16:00, 07/19/2019

'What else can go wrong?': Rory McIlroy after nightmare Open start – video Rory McIlroy says his nightmare start to the Open settled him down because he thought things couldn't get any worse.McIlroy dropped four shots on the first hole and three at the last as his Open bid started in nightmare-fashion. The 2014 winner hit h...
16:00, 07/19/2019

American Express tops profit estimates on higher card spending; expenses a worry Credit card issuer American Express beat analysts' estimates for quarterly profit on Friday, as a healthy U.S. economy fueled higher spending by its customers....
16:00, 07/19/2019

Imran Khan's US visit — Afghan peace to dominate talks with Donald Trump Afghanistan peace is likely to be the key topic during talks between Pakistani PM Khan and Trump. But analysts warn that Washington must not turn a blind eye to a crackdown on media and political plurality in Pakistan....
16:13, 07/19/2019

Italian-Canadian police operation targets 'ndrangheta mafia clan Police in Canada and Italy have arrested at least 23 suspected members of the 'ndrangheta mafia, in a joint operation. The 'ndrangheta, little known in Canada, had set up operations near Toronto....
16:13, 07/19/2019

Fly me to the moon - holidaying in space On July 21, it will be 50 years since Neil Armstrong became the first man to walk on the moon. Soon others could follow — even tourists. Comfort might be low, but the experience would be truly stellar....
16:13, 07/19/2019

Fantasy Baseball: 10 players who could be impacted by the trade deadline, including Madison Bumgarner and Marcus Stroman Player movement often has a hand in reshaping player value, and never is it more evident than at the trade deadline. Scott White highlights some of the players who could see the biggest shift in value....
16:26, 07/19/2019

|FromAppletoBoeing,watchthesebellwethersforsignsoftarifftrouble Most American companies will report second-quarter results in the coming weeks, giving us the first chance to hear directly from a wide variety of businesses since the US and China agreed to resume trade talks....
16:39, 07/19/2019

Germany's Merkel, planning to serve full term, backs under-fire protegee Germany's Angela Merkel threw her weight behind her embattled new defense minister and heir-apparent on Friday, while insisting she herself was fit to carry on serving as chancellor through to the end of her term in 2021....
16:52, 07/19/2019

Majority of victims in Kyoto Animation fire were women Twenty of the 33 victims of the Kyoto Animation fire were women. Witness accounts and reports suggested the larcenist had a grudge against the studio.        ...
16:52, 07/19/2019

Descendent of Arab musical legend brings nostalgia to Lebanese festival Lebanon's traditional summer festivals harked back to the Arab world's musical past this year, highlighted by a performance by the great-granddaughter of the legendary 1930s diva Asmahan in a......
16:52, 07/19/2019

First an E-ZPass, Then the Diamond Ring Millicent Cooley was resigned to being single, but her attitude changed after meeting Anthony Duncan, a professional juggler. Their romance soon hit the road....
16:52, 07/19/2019

US consumer sentiment ticks up slightly in July The University of Michigan's preliminary print on its consumer sentiment index ticked up to 98.4, from 98.2 in June. Economists polled by Refinitiv expected the preliminary read on July consumer sentiment to reach 98.5....
16:52, 07/19/2019

Demands of Far-Right Party Unsettle Artists in Germany The anti-immigrant party Alternative for Germany wants to know the nationalities of artists employed by state theaters, and cultural organizations are worried....
17:26, 07/19/2019

Kyoto Fire Suspect Was Once Jailed for Armed Robbery A man suspected of starting a fire that killed 33 people at a Kyoto animation studio was once jailed for armed robbery and earlier this week threatened a neighbor with violence, according to the neighbor....
17:52, 07/19/2019

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18:00, 07/19/2019

|MissSAremembersJohnnyClegg:'Hewasauniversalmanwhobridgedworlds' Miss South Africa, Tamaryn Green, as well as the 2019 pageant's top 16 contestants, took their time to remember this iconic musician and what his legacy means to them....
18:00, 07/19/2019

Rand Paul: Trump 'against endless wars' It doesn’t look like they duked it out while golfing with President Trump, but Sens. Rand Paul and Lindsey Graham argued over “endless wars” during the outing last weekend, and the president appears to have sided with anti-war Paul....
18:13, 07/19/2019

Black Magic, Lemons Discussed During Karnataka Floor Test Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy hit back at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) after its leaders accused his brother and a minister in the cabinet HD Revanna of doing black magic. The BJP made......
18:26, 07/19/2019

Bill To Amend Right to Information Act Introduced In Lok Sabha A bill which seeks to take away the stature of information commissioners from equivalent of election commissioners and give the Centre the power to set their salaries and service conditions was......
18:26, 07/19/2019

"40-50 Crore Bribe To Lure Lawmakers," HD Kumaraswamy Blasts BJP As the Karnataka political crisis deepens, Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy has today launched stinging allegations against the BJP of bribing Congress and Janata Dal (Secular) lawmakers to "bring down......
18:26, 07/19/2019

Here's the high-tech US system that reportedly 'destroyed' an Iranian drone When President Trump announced that the U.S. had “destroyed” an Iranian drone, he didn’t specify whether it was shot down — that's because electronic jamming technology was reportedly used to take “defensive” action....
18:39, 07/19/2019

Stocks Rise Amid Hopes for Rate Cut U.S. stocks rose, brushing off a mixed bag of earnings reports as investors instead focused on central-bank comments that seemed to strengthen the case for an interest-rate cut....
18:39, 07/19/2019

Hong Kong’s Approach to Protesters: No More Concessions Carrie Lam’s administration is confident that it can weather further demonstrations, despite recent violent clashes and signs that the economy could suffer....
18:52, 07/19/2019

Italy’s Government Parties Are Feuding, but Leaders Agree to Talk The League party and Five Star Movement have been increasingly at odds, raising speculation that the coalition might collapse, forcing early elections....
18:52, 07/19/2019

De Blasio’s son Dante hits campaign trail with his dad Dante de Blasio hit the campaign trail for his father in Indianapolis Friday, delivering brief remarks in which he praised the mayor and ex-President Obama and took a swipe at President Trump. “Like many people in this room, I spent my formative year...
18:52, 07/19/2019

3-year-old fights for her life after mistaking ecstasy for candy in Ibiza A 3-year-old girl is fighting for her life after mistaking ecstasy for candy on a vacation to Ibiza, Spain, according to a report. The Russian toddler was at a playground Thursday when she came upon the dangerous party drug in Santa Eulalia, a popula...
18:52, 07/19/2019

Trump blasts media’s coverage of ‘Send her back’ firestorm President Trump took aim at the “Fake News Media” and “the Squad” in a Friday morning tweetstorm about the “Send her back” controversy. “It is amazing how the Fake News Media became ‘crazed’ over the chant ‘send her back’ by a packed Arena (a record)...
18:52, 07/19/2019

| Morocco court condemns three to death for killing Scandinavian hikers A Moroccan court on Thursday condemned three Islamic State group supporters to death for the murder of two Scandinavian women beheaded while on a hiking trip in the High Atlas mountains....
19:00, 07/19/2019

Cheap SIM only deal bargain: 2GB data for £5/pm for the first 3 months We all love a good bargain, and a new SIM only deal from a lesser-known name in the world of SIMO is offering just that. Dropping the cheapest Sim only deal on the market, this special offer from Smarty is a must grab for any bargain hunter out there...
19:13, 07/19/2019

Is FaceApp safe? A deeper look at the viral hit If you’ve been on Facebook, Twitter or pretty much any other social medium in the last few days then you can’t have failed to notice it - FaceApp is everywhere. Despite launching way back in January 2017, the app has suddenly recei...
19:13, 07/19/2019

YouTube Music gets a slick way of switching to music videos YouTube Music got a nifty new feature this week for its Premium subscribers, allowing you to switch seamlessly between audio and video playback without interrupting the flow of a song.YouTube announced the feature in a blog post on July 18, running u...
19:13, 07/19/2019

Watch: Ellie Kemper suggests 'The Office' reunion episode Ellie Kemper, who played Erin Hannon on "The Office," discussed the possibility of a reboot and former co-star John Krasinski on "Watch What Happens Live."...
19:26, 07/19/2019

2020 Chevrolet Corvette C8 Stingray's price and features draw gasps Prices for the new 2020 Chevrolet Corvette C8 Stingray will start under $60,000, astoundingly close to the outgoing model’s $55,900 base price.       ...
19:26, 07/19/2019

Chinese Australian writer facing possible charges after six months in China jail A China-born Australian writer accused by Chinese authorities of espionage has been moved to a detention center in Beijing after six months of house arrest, paving the way for formal indictment, one of his lawyers said Friday....
19:52, 07/19/2019

Stephen Colbert on Trump: 'Our horror only makes him stronger' Late-night hosts discussed the president’s desperate attempts to distance himself from his rally crowd’s racist chant Late-night hosts criticised Donald Trump’s desperate attempts to try to separate himself from a racist chant at one of his rallies t...
19:52, 07/19/2019

Kosovo PM resigns before questioning at The Hague Ramush Haradinaj agrees to appear at Serbia war crimes inquiry but not as leaderKosovo’s prime minister has resigned after being invited for questioning by a Hague-based court investigating crimes against ethnic Serbs during and after the 1998-99 war...
19:52, 07/19/2019

Share - An instagram star at a crossroads - video Tim is an 18-year-old Asian-American with more than 4m followers on Instagram. He lives online, grabbing his phone first thing in the morning and even taking baths with it sometimes. Although Tim usually shares funny memes, he occasionally posts abou...
19:52, 07/19/2019

Donald Trump said he tried to stop the 'send her back' chants ... but did he? - video Donald Trump claimed Thursday he tried to stop his supporters chanting 'send her back' after he assailed Democratic congresswoman Ilhan Omar who he's suggested should leave the US. The chant came after he recited a litany of complaints about Omar of ...
19:52, 07/19/2019

Indoor smoking ban tied to heart attack decline in older adults (Reuters Health) - Heart attack rates dropped among older adults in Scotland in the decade after a nationwide indoor smoking ban took effect, a new study suggests....
20:00, 07/19/2019

Novartis's older MS drug Gilenya wins Chinese approval Novartis's Gilenya multiple sclerosis drug has won approval in China, the Swiss drugmaker said on Friday, as the company expands further into the world's most-populous country's growing healthcare sector....
20:00, 07/19/2019

Skipping a flight might not save the Arctic, but it means you care | Oliver Burkeman There are no strictly rational grounds for making personal sacrifices for the climateIn 2005, the philosopher Walter Sinnott-Armstrong wrote a paper, It’s Not My Fault, arguing that none of us has a moral obligation to reduce our carbon emissions. He...
20:00, 07/19/2019