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US equity futures edged lower and stocks slumped in Europe and Asia on Tuesday as turmoil in Hong Kong and Argentina spooked investors already on edge over the ...

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What happens when an older employee can no longer perform effectively? Ask HR What happens when an older employee's skills or memory seems to be faltering? This is a delicate situation that needs to be handled with care.       ...
18:52, 08/20/2019

Vitamin D in flour could stop 10 million deficiency cases Adding vitamin D to wheat flour would help reduce the incidence of heart disease, seizures, and rickets, at a cost of just 12p per person per year according to new research....
18:52, 08/20/2019

HUD Secretary Ben Carson’s New Plan Would Make It Harder to Prove Housing Discrimination The Department of Housing and Urban Development, which is run by Ben Carson—aka the Clarence Thomas of the Trump administration—is finishing off Carson’s mission of completely destroying the department before he leaves his post in 2020....
19:13, 08/20/2019

Tuesday's Best Deals: Edifier Speakers, Super Mario Odyssey, Backcountry Gear, and More A couple of Edifier bookshelf speakers, Super Mario Odyssey, and up to 40% off Climb Gear at Backcountry lead of Tuesday’s best deals from around the web....
19:13, 08/20/2019

Texas School District Faces Lawsuit After Staffers Fill in Black Student’s Hair With a Sharpie: ‘That’s Assault’ If ever there was a perfect justification for throwing hands, it’s the discovery that staffers at your 7th grader’s middle school filled in his fade with a Sharpie....
19:13, 08/20/2019

Suicides in Jails Are Preventable: How a Unique Approach May Help Curb Self-Harm in Confinement Conspiracy theories aside, Jeffrey Epstein is one of the latest and most prominent of the hundreds that die by suicide yearly in America’s jails. His untimely death saw the Bureau of Prisons chief fired and caused heads to roll at the federal Metropo...
19:13, 08/20/2019

Breaking: Something Bad Is Happening in Virginia [Updated] To commemorate the quadricentennial anniversary of the arrival of enslaved Africans in America, we imagined what it would be like to cover that late August day when the first slave ship landed on the shores of the place now known as Hampton, Va....
19:13, 08/20/2019

Cardinal Pell, highest Vatican official to face justice over abuse, appeals guilty verdict George Pell was found guilty in December of sexually assaulting two 13-year-old boys who sneaked into his change room, or sacristy, and drunk sacramental wine....
19:13, 08/20/2019

She was raped, had a stillbirth and almost died. Then she was charged with the murder of her fetus. A judge’s decision to acquit 21-year-old Evelyn Hernández marks the culmination of a tragic saga that began when she was raped at the age of 18, her lawyers said....
19:13, 08/20/2019

Three more women sue Epstein's estate over alleged abuse Three women on Tuesday sued the estate of Jeffrey Epstein, saying they were sexually abused by the financier, both before and after the widely criticized 2007 plea deal that allowed him to avoid federal prosecution for sex crimes....
19:13, 08/20/2019

Red Sox vs. Phillies: Aaron Nola makes the Under appealing The Boston Red Sox are the top Over team in the big leagues, but will have a matchup on Tuesday against one of the hottest pitchers in baseball, Aaron Nola of the Philadelphia Phillies. Nola had a 4.89 ERA entering his start on June 21, but since the...
19:39, 08/20/2019

| Towards a new era: What is in Sudan's landmark pact A 39-month political transition, a civilian-majority ruling council, guarantees of basic rights - Sudan's constitutional declaration seeks to turn the page on decades of authoritarian rule....
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'America’s military primacy in the Indo-Pacific is over,' Australian analysts worry U.S. strategists are confronting “an unprecedented crisis” because of China’s growing military strength in the Indo-Pacific, according to a new report from Australian defense analysts....
19:39, 08/20/2019

David Squires on … handball and the Premier League Our cartoonist looks back at the latest action in the English top flight as handball and VAR again took centre stageTake a look through David’s archive of cartoonsGet your copy: buy a print of this cartoon Continue reading......
20:00, 08/20/2019

The Fiver | Rubbing their knees in anticipation of a ferocious takedown Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!Everyone agrees that Paul Pogba is selfish. The evidence is damning. For Manchester United supporters, the memory of Pogba selfishly scoring the opening goal in their side’s Big Vase final victory re...
20:00, 08/20/2019

Watch: 'Avengers' video game: Captain America, Thor, Iron Man defend San Francisco in new gameplay trailer Marvel and publisher Square Enix released on Tuesday the first gameplay footage for the upcoming "Avengers" video game which will be released for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Google Stadia and PC on May 15. 2020....
20:00, 08/20/2019

US airlines expect record crowds over Labor Day weekend The trade group Airlines for America forecast Tuesday that 17.5 million passengers will fly on US carriers between Aug. 28 and Sept. 3. That would be 2.5 million passengers a day and a 4 percent increase over the same week last year....
20:26, 08/20/2019

Rare ‘strawberry’ leopard photographed in South Africa A couple captured stunning images of a rare “strawberry” leopard feasting on a dead giraffe at a South African game reserve. Images of the leopard, named for its red coat, were caught on a motion-sensitive camera set up by Alan Watson, 45, and his wi...
20:26, 08/20/2019

Woman abandoned in a dumpster as a baby is trying to track down her rescuers In 1983, a baby was found wrapped in a blanket in a dumpster near a mall in Atlanta, Ga. Now, 36 years later, she wants to reconnect with her saviors....
20:26, 08/20/2019

U.S. Space Command to start Aug. 29, officials say The U.S. Space Command will begin operations on Aug. 29, Vice President Mike Pence and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen. Joseph Dunford said Tuesday....
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UK shale gas reserves may be fraction of what is claimed – study University of Nottingham says new techniques give lower estimate than in 2013 reportThe UK’s underground shale gas reserves may deliver only a fraction of the gas promised by fracking firms and government ministers, according to a study.Research by t...
20:26, 08/20/2019

Coles signs long-term contract for electricity from three new solar farms Supermarket giant is the latest in a series of companies that have turned to renewable energy to reduce power billsSupermarket giant Coles has signed a long-term contract to get electricity from three new solar farms, the latest in a series of compan...
20:26, 08/20/2019

At Edinburgh Festivals, Climate Awareness Comes at a Cost International arts events are a platform to discuss the planet’s future. But traveling performers and visiting audiences arrive with their own environmental baggage....
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Indian Cooking Tips: How To Make Bharwan Mirchi At Home (Watch Video) A very interesting Indian dish you can make out of green chillies is - Bharwa Mirch. This stuffed mirch delicacy goes very well with roti and rice; and guess what, it is not as fiery to taste either....
20:26, 08/20/2019

Weight Loss: 5 Vegetarian Weight-Loss Friendly Snacks For Office We agree it is difficult to eat clean and healthy at office, especially when there are so many options around to lure. But if you are willing to try, there are plenty of ways in which you can make......
20:26, 08/20/2019

NRAI's Clarion Call To 'LogOut': Restaurateurs' Versus Customers' Reactions NRAI had posted a tweet on August 14 that acted as a clarion call for restaurants to dissociate themselves from some leading aggregator platforms. Here's a range of reactions from restaurateurs and......
20:26, 08/20/2019

Woman claims C-section complication caused daughter’s facial scar: 'I worry what the future may hold for her' A United Kingdom mom claims doctors cut her daughter’s face with a scalpel while performing an emergency cesarean section (C-section), leaving her baby with a permanent facial scar. ...
20:52, 08/20/2019

Nigel Slater’s carrots, rice and crisp summer vegetables recipe A crunchy and succulent rice and veg treatPeel and roughly chop 400g of carrots. Bring 500ml of water to the boil, add the carrots and cook until the carrots are completely tender. Tip the carrots and their liquid into a blender, add 30g of butter an...
20:52, 08/20/2019

Bus hijacking standoff ends after police shoot suspect Police have shot an armed man who was holding an undetermined number of passengers hostage on a bus hijacked on a bridge in Rio de Janeiro ending the standoff....
20:52, 08/20/2019

Geoghegan Hart and Poels to lead Ineos at La Vuelta "Team Ineos have announced that exciting British youngster Tao Geoghegan Hart will be a co-leader for the team at La Vuelta a Espana alongside the experienced Wout Poels."...
21:39, 08/20/2019

11-time world champion Vincent Lapointe says she is no drug cheat "Canada\u0027s 11-times canoe world champion Laurence Vincent Lapointe maintained she is not a drug cheat on Tuesday but conceded there will be people who will never believe her."...
21:39, 08/20/2019

Jim Carrey skewers Donald Trump as 'Charlotte's Web'-style pig See Jim Carrey's latest controversial political drawing: a "Charlotte's Web" inspired rendering of Trump as a "disgusting pig."        ...
21:39, 08/20/2019

Heidi Klum, 46, slammed for topless honeymoon picture: 'All I see is MIDLIFE CRISIS' Heidi Klum has some fans hot and bothered after saying auf Wiedersehen to a bikini top on her Italian honeymoon with husband Tom Kaulitz.        ...
21:39, 08/20/2019

Beginning today, you won't be able to buy plastic bottles of water at San Francisco International Airport Want to hydrate at San Francisco International Airport? Forget plastic water bottles. You must use a water fountain, bring your own reusable bottle or buy an airport-approved glass or aluminum bottle....
21:39, 08/20/2019

How does ESPN’s Karl Ravech make the Little League World Series so much fun? The long-time ESPN baseball host says he wants to blur the lines between the fun had on a Little League broadcast with the serious nature of MLB games....
21:39, 08/20/2019

Jay-Z has ‘moved past kneeling.’ Some NFL players have a problem with that. Two of the three NFL players who continue to take a knee -- the Panthers' Eric Reid and the Dolphins' Kenny Stills -- have taken issue with Jay-Z's comments as he discussed his partnership with the league....
21:39, 08/20/2019

Warren takes aim at crime policies once embraced by Biden, Harris and Booker Elizabeth Warren releases a criminal justice plan that draws clear contrasts with the records of some of her top rivals — Joe Biden, Kamala Harris and Cory Booker....
22:00, 08/20/2019

Hyundai Grand i10 Nios: Variants Explained In Detail The much-anticipated Hyundai Grand i10 Nios has officially gone on sale in India priced at Rs. 4.99 lakh to Rs. 7.99 lakh(ex-showroom India). Here we give you a detailed variant-wise classification of......
22:26, 08/20/2019

Hyundai India Market Share Hits All Time High Hyundai Motor India has been able to corner its highest ever share of the Indian car market. July sales data shows Hyundai's share at 19.4 per cent - the maximum its achieved in its over 20 years in......
22:26, 08/20/2019

PM Brings Up Independence Day Clash In Phone Chat With UK's Boris Johnson Days after clashes erupted outside the High Commission of India in London during the Independence Day celebrations, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today raised the issue with his British counterpart -......
22:26, 08/20/2019

"Will Liberate West Bengal Again": Former Kolkata Mayor Sovan Chatterjee Six days after he quit West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress and joined the BJP, Sovan Chatterjee called for a second liberation of the state....
22:26, 08/20/2019

Opinion: Old Ravens fixture Terrell Suggs returns home to Arizona to wind down NFL journey Terrell Suggs returns to Arizona, where his NFL journey likely ends with the Cardinals, who are coached by a fellow member of Suggs' draft class.       ...
22:26, 08/20/2019

Oakland Raiders WR Antonio Brown on helmet, feet issues: I felt like enemy of the state The Oakland Raiders wide receiver addressed his ongoing battle with the NFL as he tries to wear the helmet he has worn his entire career.       ...
22:26, 08/20/2019

Police remind hard seltzer drinkers that 'laws still do apply!' It might seem obvious, but a Wisconsin police department felt the need to remind citizens that laws still apply when you’re drinking, even if it’s White Claw Hard Seltzer....
22:52, 08/20/2019

Famed Brooklyn pizzeria Di Fara shuttered over unpaid taxes World famous Brooklyn pizzeria Di Fara was shuttered Monday for unpaid taxes, officials said. “Warning: this property has been seized for nonpayment of taxes, and is now in the possession of The State of New York,” reads a bright orange s...
22:52, 08/20/2019

New Jersey man shoots at home invaders after grabbing one of their guns: cops A New Jersey man shot at two masked, armed invaders after managing to wrestle away one of their handguns, according to police. The man fought back, managing to grab one of the guns after a “violent struggle,” shooting at the crooks who fl...
22:52, 08/20/2019

Beloved pooch snatched outside of Williamsburg supermarket A beloved pooch was dognapped from outside a Williamsburg supermarket Monday night — with surveillance cameras capturing the moment a cruel thief snatched him by the collar and dragged him away. Heartbroken film student Bre Kelly, 21, told The Post t...
22:52, 08/20/2019

'Storm Area 51' spurs rural Nevada county to draft emergency plan, approve 2 festivals Before the masses descend on the Nevada desert next month as part of the "Storm Area 51" event, local officials are pulling out all stops to ensure they are able to handle whatever crowds may come....
22:52, 08/20/2019

Huawei’s founder just sent a desperate but brutal memo to workers When he was a younger man, Huawei’s billionaire founder Ren Zhengfei joined China’s People’s Liberation Army as an engineer, at one point heading out with the army for China’s frigid north as part of a crew tasked with buildin...
23:13, 08/20/2019

New species of stegosaurus uncovered in Moroccan dig Scientists believe dinosaur dates back to 168m years ago during the middle Jurassic period A new species of one of the most recognisable types of dinosaur is also the oldest of its kind ever discovered, British scientists believe.Remains of a stegosa...
23:39, 08/20/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: water quality crisis, Yemen and Libya updates, Venezuelan children appeal, ocean protection  This Tuesday, we cover: new report on water quality worldwide; Yemen envoy briefs the Security Council on Aden; intensifying clashes in southern Libya; UNICEF appeals for increased aid for Venezuela youngsters; and UN negotiations continue over a new...
23:39, 08/20/2019

‘Invisible’ crisis of water quality threatens human and environmental well-being: World Bank report Deteriorating water quality worldwide is slashing the economic potential of heavily polluted areas, according to a new World Bank report, released on Tuesday. It also warns that the “invisible crisis of water quality” is threatening human and environ...
23:39, 08/20/2019

Goldman CEO memo calls Apple Card 'a beginning' on launch day Goldman Sachs Group Inc officially became a credit-card lender on Tuesday by rolling out its first product with Apple Inc , but the bank has aspirations to grow much bigger in consumer lending, its chief executive said in an internal memo viewed by ...
23:39, 08/20/2019

Home Depot says suppliers are moving manufacturing out of China to avoid tariffs Home Depot said tariffs against China will impact about $2 billion, or 2%, of U.S. sales, but costs are mitigated because suppliers are moving out of China....
23:39, 08/20/2019

Neighbor is out to disrupt self-storage: It's like Airbnb for your stuff Got extra stuff? Got extra space? A new company is ready to make a match. Neighbor is a barely 2-year-old company that connects homeowners online with people who need storage space....
23:39, 08/20/2019

This unusual strategy could be the 'sweet spot' for investors in a wild market An exchange-traded fund based in mortgage-backed securities may provide just the kind of stable income investors need in this market, says ETF.com's Dave Nadig....
23:39, 08/20/2019

| NYPD fires chokehold officer | Brexit pledge: WATCH the top world news videos for today NYPD fires officer for 2014 death of Eric Garner | Johnson to EU: Let's replace Irish backstop with alternative Brexit pledge; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
23:39, 08/20/2019

Suspect in Utah student Mackenzie Lueck's death is charged in a second case The man suspected of killing University of Utah student Mackenzie Lueck was charged Tuesday with sexual abuse and kidnapping of another woman.        ...
00:00, 08/21/2019

A man walked into a sheriff's office and said he killed his daughter that day, police say A North Carolina father told a dispatcher that he was there to turn himself in for murder. The victim was his 15-year-old daughter.        ...
00:00, 08/21/2019

New Calif. freeway bridge to carry wildlife Hoping to fend off the extinction of mountain lions and other species that require room to roam, Calif. will build a mostly privately funded wildlife crossing over the 101 freeway.        ...
00:00, 08/21/2019

Jeffrey Epstein signed will two days before his death Jeffrey Epstein signed and filed his will just two days before he was found dead in his New York City jail cell.        ...
00:00, 08/21/2019

Cuteness overload! Newborn baby lion cub filmed nursing and taking first steps with mom This is one lioness who definitely takes pride in her cub. Buzz60’s Tony Spitz has the details.        ...
00:00, 08/21/2019

From Cyberpunk 2077 to The Outer Worlds: are role-playing games getting too predictable? Two forthcoming games are generating a lot of buzz – but they also suggest the genre is in need of a shakeupIt might be set in space rather than on an Earth ravaged by nuclear war, but there is a strong argument that The Outer Worlds, a forthcoming f...
00:00, 08/21/2019

Why that 30% rule of thumb about credit card use could be costing you Experts say there is a misconception that your credit score won't be negatively affected unless your total balance climbs above 30% of your available credit....
00:00, 08/21/2019

Can't wait until 70? This is the next best age to claim Social Security benefits Waiting until 70 to claim retirement benefits is generally best. But if you cannot delay that long, there is another option that's almost as good....
00:00, 08/21/2019

From Rihanna To Miley Cyrus, See The 11 Women Who Have Won Summer It’s been a #HotGirlSummer of Barbie-pink feathers, crop tops and kaftans, but amidst the fashion highlights, these 11 females have bossed the summer months in ways that aren’t related to Instagram content...
00:00, 08/21/2019

Trump suggests Dems' Jewish voters lack knowledge or show 'great disloyalty,' amid Omar-Tlaib feud President Trump on Tuesday suggested Jewish Americans who vote for Democrats either lack the requisite knowledge or show “great disloyalty,” amid the escalation of the war of words with Reps. Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar over Israel....
00:00, 08/21/2019

Somebody Had To Take China On, Says US President Donald Trump US President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he had to confront China over trade even if it caused short-term harm to the US economy because Beijing had been cheating Washington for decades....
00:26, 08/21/2019

Saudi Arabia Implements End To Travel Restrictions For Women: Report Saudi Arabia has begun allowing adult women to travel without permission and to exercise more control over family matters, state news agency SPA reported on Tuesday, following a flurry of royal......
00:26, 08/21/2019

Facebook Users To See, Control Personal Data Taken From Other Websites Facebook Inc said on Tuesday it was tweaking its policies to allow users to see and control the data that other websites and apps share with the social network to improve targeted advertising....
00:26, 08/21/2019

Britain To End Free Movement For People From EU Immediately After Brexit Britain said Monday it will immediately end freedom of movement for people from the European Union after Brexit on October 31, in a policy shift under Prime Minister Boris Johnson....
00:26, 08/21/2019

Over 250 Inmates Escape Indonesia Prison Set On Fire During Riots Indonesian authorities were hunting for more than 250 inmates who escaped a Papua prison set ablaze during violent riots, officials said Tuesday, as fresh protests broke out in the restive region....
00:26, 08/21/2019

Now, Saudi Women Can Approve Their Kids To Travel Abroad Saudi mothers will be able to apply for passports for children in their custody and approve travel abroad under new guidelines that represent further chipping away of exclusive male power in the......
00:26, 08/21/2019

2 U.S. agencies vote to review Volcker Rule, which bars certain bank investments The U.S. agency that insures banks' cash reserves voted Tuesday to review an Obama-era rule enacted after the financial crisis to dissuade banking institutions from making risky investments that don't benefit customers....
00:26, 08/21/2019

DoubleLine's Jeffrey Gundlach says Federal Reserve has lost control The Federal Reserve has lost control of interest rates as evidenced by the federal funds rate trading higher than any part of the U.S. Treasury yield curve, Jeffrey Gundlach, the chief executive of DoubleLine Capital, said on Tuesday....
00:26, 08/21/2019

It's the Fed, but the world will have its say The U.S. Federal Reserve has a purely domestic mandate, answerable to an elected Congress and facing nearly daily demands from an outspoken president....
00:26, 08/21/2019

Trump says he had to 'take China on,' regardless of short-term impact on U.S. economy President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he had to confront China over trade even if it caused short-term harm to the U.S. economy because Beijing had been cheating Washington for decades....
00:26, 08/21/2019

The Franks, Charlemagne, and the Forging of Europe The earliest histories of many European nations are firmly rooted in the ancient periods of migrations – when all sorts of tribes traveled from their homes in search of new grounds for settlement.  ...
00:26, 08/21/2019

The ‘master genius’ behind Anthony Yarde Matt Christie on the unique methods of Anthony Yarde and Tunde Ajayi The post The ‘master genius’ behind Anthony Yarde appeared first on Boxing News....
00:26, 08/21/2019

Anthony Yarde: Kovalev is frustrated that he has to fight me In his own words Anthony Yarde explains that he's expecting the best of Kovalev even as he heads to Russia full of confidence The post Anthony Yarde: Kovalev is frustrated that he has to fight me appeared first on Boxing News....
00:26, 08/21/2019

Why Gvozdyk vs Beterbiev might just be the best fight of the year Big hitters Gvozdyk and Beterbiev set to collide, writes Daniel Herbert The post Why Gvozdyk vs Beterbiev might just be the best fight of the year appeared first on Boxing News....
00:26, 08/21/2019

Juan Francisco Estrada defends Juan Francisco Estrada puts the WBC super-flyweight title on the line against North Carolina’s Dewayne Beamon in Hermosillo, writes Daniel Herbert The post Juan Francisco Estrada defends appeared first on Boxing News....
00:26, 08/21/2019

6 Camels, Rescued By Assam Cops, Wait At Police Stations To Return Home Six camels, seized from a local market in the Darrang district and a custody battle that the seizure triggered, are keeping the police on their toes for about two weeks in Assam....
00:52, 08/21/2019

Apple TV+ will launch in November for $9.99, facing off against Disney+ at $6.99 Enlarge / Tim Cook announces Apple TV+ at an event on March 25, 2019. (credit: Ron Amadeo) Disney earlier this year announced that it will launch its Disney+ streaming TV service on November 12 in the United States for $6.99 per month. Yesterday, B...
00:52, 08/21/2019

Mo Salah says VAR will win him more penalties Mohamed Salah has warned Liverpool's opponents that VAR's introduction will lead to him winning more penalties -- despite insisting he's no fan of the video assistant refereeing system....
00:52, 08/21/2019

Man Utd vows to take action after Pogba targeted by racist abuse on social media Manchester United says it is "working to identify" those responsible for the racist abuse aimed at midfielder Paul Pogba on social media following Monday's 1-1 draw at Wolverhampton Wanderers....
00:52, 08/21/2019

Sarri diagnosed with pneumonia, in doubt for season opener Newly appointed Juventus boss Maurizio Sarri has been diagnosed with pneumonia and is likely to miss the Serie A champion's opening game of the season....
00:52, 08/21/2019

Amazon streaming for September 2019: 'Legally Blonde,' 'American Horror Story,' 'John Wick 3' New TV and movies on Amazon Prime Video in September 2019 include "John Wick 3," "Legally Blonde," "Aladdin," and the "Transparent" series finale.        ...
00:52, 08/21/2019

'Game of Thrones': Alfie Allen says he personally faced 'dark, dark moments' playing Theon Alfie Allen is opening up about the toll his "Game of Thrones" role of Theon Greyjoy took on his mental health.        ...
00:52, 08/21/2019

Hot Damn, We're Going To Europa Of all the planets and moons in our solar system that are likely to harbor life, Europa has to be one of the most promising. I mean, yeah, Earth is pretty good too, but after Earth, the ocean-world of the Jovian moon Europa is full of exciting possib...
01:13, 08/21/2019

Please Lend Me a Quarter-Million Dollars So I Can Build the Ultimate Custom Van Hi, my name is Brent (“Hi, Brent”), and I live in a van. No, not down by a river. No, you’re not the first person to think of that joke. I actually live and work out of a van, zig-zagging the country and documenting much of the stuff that happens. In...
01:13, 08/21/2019

This Hyundai Aims To Be The World's Most Capable Electric Rally Car While the World Rally Championship is switching to hybrid engines for the 2022 season, rally driver Hayden Paddon and a team of researchers are about to do WRC one better. They’re coming out with a Hyundai Kona EV rally car in 2020, a vehicle that wi...
01:13, 08/21/2019

Land Cruiser Canceled? Here's Toyota's Non-Denial Denial The Toyota Land Cruiser is one of the most capable SUVs on and off the road today. It’s also one of Toyota’s longest-running U.S. nameplates, but this week rumors have been circulating about its impending demise amid slowing sales. Toyota responded, ...
01:13, 08/21/2019

Vaping impacts blood vessels, even without nicotine (Reuters Health) - Healthy young people show signs of impaired blood vessel function after just a few puffs of an electronic cigarette, even without nicotine, new research shows....
01:13, 08/21/2019

Sarepta shares sink 14% after shock FDA rejection Shares of Sarepta Therapeutics Inc plunged 14% on Tuesday after the U.S. health regulator, in an unexpected move, declined to approve the drugmaker's newest treatment for a muscle-wasting disorder that mainly affects young boys....
01:13, 08/21/2019

Expert panel updates advice on BRCA cancer gene screening (Reuters Health) - Mutations in the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes are associated with increased risks for breast, ovarian, and other cancers, but only certain women stand to benefit from genetic testing, according to updated recommendations from the U.S. Pre...
01:13, 08/21/2019

China adds 148 drugs to key insurance list: state media China on Tuesday added 148 drugs to its list of medicines covered by basic medical insurance schemes, part of a push to lower patients' out-of-pocket costs in one of the world's largest drug markets, state media reported....
01:13, 08/21/2019

One dead, over 100 ill in Spain's biggest listeriosis outbreak A 90-year-old Spanish woman died on Tuesday, 56 people have been hospitalized and dozens more taken ill in what is believed to be the biggest outbreak of listeriosis recorded in Spain, the health minister said....
01:13, 08/21/2019

7 back-to-school gadgets to help you focus When school starts, it still feels like summer. These gadgets will combat the transition back to full-day classes in high school or college when the weather is still distracting. Jot down notes on a laptop, avoid cable clutter, and use an endless not...
01:39, 08/21/2019

After Radiation Sensors Blink Off, Russia’s Explanations Change Sensors that might have shed light on a mysterious nuclear accident stopped sending data in the days afterward. Technical problems were blamed. Then an official said Russia did not have to share data....
01:39, 08/21/2019

Lakers taking time to replace Cousins DeMarcus Cousins likely will miss the 2019-20 season with a torn ACL, leaving the Lakers with a big hole to fill alongside Anthony Davis and LeBron James....
01:39, 08/21/2019

Hamas threatens Israel over aid payments to poor The militant group Hamas threatened Tuesday to escalate violence if the Israeli government doesn't allow an installment of cash from the Qatari government to reach the poor in Gaza....
01:39, 08/21/2019

Maurizio Sarri diagnosed with pneumonia, in doubt for season opener Newly appointed Juventus boss Maurizio Sarri has been diagnosed with pneumonia and is likely to miss the Serie A champion's opening game of the season....
01:39, 08/21/2019

Octavio Dotel, Luis Castillo -- ex-MLB stars -- arrested in Dominican Republic drug trafficking case: reports Former Major League Baseball pitcher Octavio Dotel and infielder Luis Castillo -- each of whom played 15 seasons and won a World Series ring -- were reportedly arrested in the Dominican Republic on Tuesday in connection with a major sweep targeting a...
02:00, 08/21/2019

Dotel arrested, Castillo cited for link to drug ring Authorities in the Dominican Republic have arrested Octavio Dotel and have cited Luis Castillo for alleged links to a drug-trafficking and money-laundering ring....
02:26, 08/21/2019

Trump Weighs Options to Spur the Economy President Trump said he is considering measures to bolster the economy, including a possible reduction in capital-gains taxes, and continued to press the Fed to cut rates even as he played down warning signs of a possible slowdown....
02:26, 08/21/2019

Al Qaeda member fails to get conviction overturned for subway bomb plot An Al Qaeda member attempted to get a conviction for plotting to bomb city subways overturned on the grounds that he didn’t like his attorney — himself. Abid Naseer — who is serving a 40-year sentence for taking part in a multi-city bombing plo...
02:52, 08/21/2019

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s office doesn’t answer phone calls WASHINGTON – Call me, maybe? Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is the only member of the New York City delegation who doesn’t have a staff member picking up the phone regularly. The Post called the offices of all 13 lawmakers representing New York ...
02:52, 08/21/2019

Regulator approves overhaul of ‘Volcker Rule,’ which restricts risky bank moves A US banking regulator announced Tuesday he had approved a final rule simplifying the “Volcker Rule,” which restricts risky profit-seeking trades by banks. Joseph Otting, the comptroller of the currency, said in a statement he approved the rule, whic...
02:52, 08/21/2019

In accusing China of disinformation, Twitter and Facebook take on a role they’ve long rejected China pushed back against claims by Twitter and Facebook that the government had run disinformation operations aimed at the Hong Kong protests. The comments underscored the challenging of setting global standards for online speech....
03:13, 08/21/2019

Facebook makes small tweaks after anti-conservative-bias report. They’re unlikely to make the issue go away. Facebook has faced repeated criticism from conservatives that it is biased against them. It released an interim report Tuesday with its first findings on the topic....
03:13, 08/21/2019

The Volcker Rule When Paul Volcker, the former U.S. Federal Reserve chairman, in 2009 proposed banning many forms of short-term trading by federally insured banks to reduce risk to taxpayers and the world economy, he did it in one paragraph. Four years later, regulat...
03:13, 08/21/2019

Starbucks announces early return of Pumpkin Spice Latte and where to find the fall flavor Starbucks' Pumpkin Spice Latte or the PSL for short returns Aug. 27, a day earlier than 2018. Dunkin' brings back pumpkin Aug. 21.       ...
03:13, 08/21/2019

From Sun to Sun: the photo series livening up New York City bus shelters Elle Pérez has used 100 bus stops in the city to showcase their experience growing up as a non-binary Puerto Rican New YorkerThe punk community in the Bronx has a secret handshake called the Flight. It involves a fist bump, a finger point and a chest...
03:13, 08/21/2019

Trump looking at possible tax cuts amid economic jitters President Donald Trump said on Tuesday his administration was considering potential tax cuts on wages as well as profits from asset sales, and sought to play down market anxieties that the world's top economy could be heading for a recession....
03:39, 08/21/2019

Epstein questions await Andrew as he holidays with ex-wife in Spain While the unanswered questions keep coming about Prince Andrew's relationship with Jeffrey Epstein, the Duke of York has been taking time out among Europe's moneyed elite with his ex-wife Sarah Ferguson in Sotogrande....
04:00, 08/21/2019

The British are coming: UK actors take over prime-time shows British actors on TV are usually relegated to the comfy period piece (“Downton Abbey”) or prestige costume drama with top names (“The Crown”). Not anymore. They’ve been stealing roles and awards from their American peers for years now on television, ...
04:00, 08/21/2019

Trump decides that Democratic-voting Jewish Americans are either ignorant or ‘disloyal’ A Pew Research Center study found that nearly two-thirds of Jewish Americans identified as Democrats or as independents who generally vote Democratic....
04:00, 08/21/2019

Ronda Rousey almost lost her finger during a 'freak accident' while filming Fox's '9-1-1' Ronda Rousey said she needed 9-1-1 herself after suffering a gruesome hand injury on set of the Fox drama series, "9-1-1."        ...
04:00, 08/21/2019

Facebook’s New Privacy Feature Comes With a Loophole "Off-Facebook Activity" will give users more control over their data, but Facebook needs up to 48 hours to aggregate your information into a format it can share with advertisers....
04:52, 08/21/2019

Capital One data breach suspect seeks release from jail Paige Thompson, a talented computer programmer from Seattle who goes by the online handle "erratic," was arrested last month after the FBI said she obtained personal information from more than 100 million Capital One credit applications....
04:52, 08/21/2019

Meng Wanzhou lawyers lay out ‘abuse of process’ claims, citing Trump, FBI, CBSA, RCMP Meng Wanzhou's lawyers argue that remarks by U.S. President Donald Trump are "threatening in nature" and that the CBSA and RCMP "unlawfully" detained her....
04:52, 08/21/2019

| Men's doubles stay unbeaten on the sand for Team SA Four matches, four wins. That’s not a bad record in anyone’s language and it sets SA's beach-volleyball men’s doubles pair up perfectly for the semi-finals at the Africa Games....
04:52, 08/21/2019

| Sports court postpones Sun Yang hearing till October The Court of Arbitration for Sport says it is postponing its hearing on the decision by FINA, the governing body of swimming, to clear Chinese star Sun Yang of doping....
04:52, 08/21/2019

A Biography of Oliver Sacks, Written by His Boswell In “And How Are You, Dr. Sacks?” Lawrence Weschler writes a “biographical memoir,” covering over three decades of his relationship with the famed neurologist....
04:52, 08/21/2019

American teen Amanda Anisimova out of US Open after father's sudden death Anisimova, 17, out of US Open after abrupt death of fatherFrench Open semi-finalist would have been seeded playerAmerican teenager Amanda Anisimova withdrew from the US Open on Tuesday because of the recent death of her father and coach, Konstantin.A...
05:39, 08/21/2019

Bury on the brink of expulsion after fifth League One match is suspended • Club have until Friday to meet EFL’s financial deadline• Tranmere match off, Sheffield Wednesday awarded cup tieBury have now had five of their League One matches suspended this season after the English Football League postponed Saturday’s game at ...
05:39, 08/21/2019

Cas to hear Chinese swimmer Sun Yang's doping case in public Only second case in Cas history to be held in public Sun faces allegations of wrongdoing during drug testA case in which China’s multiple world and Olympic swimming champion Sun Yang is accused of anti-doping violations will be held in public in a br...
05:39, 08/21/2019

YouTube is removing its direct messaging feature in September YouTube's direct messaging feature isn't exactly Google's most popular way to chat, but it was a convenient way to share videos on the platform, especially on mobile. It probably wasn't used often enough, though, because the compa...
05:39, 08/21/2019

Sega’s remastered ‘Yakuza’ bundle for PS4 comes to the US With western interest in the Yakuza series the most passionate it's ever been, Sega is bringing remastered PlayStation 4 versions of its PlayStation 3 open-world Yakuza 3, Yakuza 4 and Yakuza 5 games to the West. Fans can purchase The Yakuza Rem...
05:39, 08/21/2019

Ford will reportedly make two more electric SUVs by 2023 Ford might not lean solely on its Mustang-inspired electric SUV to draw EV fans in the next few years. Automotive News sources claim the automaker is building two "mid-size" electric crossovers at its Flat Rock plant in Michigan, with both to be rel...
05:39, 08/21/2019

FIFA 20's Volta mode is good enough to be its own game There's a lot to Volta, FIFA 20's new street soccer mode. Rather than a one-off sideshow to the main game, it's actually multiple offline and online game styles and a full story campaign, rolled into a cohesive and enjoyable package. ...
05:39, 08/21/2019

Anthony Yarde vs Sergey Kovalev fight prediction, undercard, LIVE stream, UK start time and betting odds London's own Anthony Yarde is out cause a major upset and take the WBO light heavyweight title from Sergey Kovalev in the champion's own backyard on Saturday....
06:00, 08/21/2019

Kane Williamson and Akila Dananjaya reported to ICC over suspect bowling New Zealand captain Kane Williamson and Sri Lanka spinner Akila Dananjaya have been reported for suspect bowling actions after the first Test between the teams which ended on Sunday....
06:00, 08/21/2019

Darren Lehman appointed coach of Hundred team Northern Superchargers Darren Lehmann, who left his job as Australia coach in the wake of the sandpaper scandal last spring, has been confirmed as the men's coach of Northern Superchargers, the Leeds-based team in the Hundred....
06:00, 08/21/2019

Brent oil rises above $60, buoyed by US inventory draw down Prices for Brent oil rose above $60 a barrel for the first time in over a week on Wednesday amid data that showed a larger-than-expected draw down in U.S. crude inventories....
06:00, 08/21/2019

Man charged with shipping sanctions-controlled machines to Iran Federal authorities have accused a man of scheming to export metal-processing machines to Iran in violation of U.S. non-nuclear proliferation and terrorism sanctions....
06:26, 08/21/2019

Respect to the Woman Who Allegedly Spent a Staggering Amount of Time Watching Netflix While Working for Robert De Niro While we here at Splinter would never in our lives endorse criminal conduct, you have to hand it to the former employee of Robert De Niro’s who, De Niro alleges in a new lawsuit, spent literal days and days of company time binge-watching Friends and ...
06:26, 08/21/2019

Facebook to allow users to view what data other sites share Facebook said it will introduce a feature called Off-Facebook Activity to view what data third-party sites share with the social media platform.       ...
06:52, 08/21/2019

Scientists detect a black hole swallowing a neutron star for first time A team, including the Australian National University, detected ripples in space and time from a violent event that occurred 900 million years ago, and say it's incredibly likely the black hole gobbled up a neutron star, "possibly snuffing out th...
06:52, 08/21/2019

A battery-free sensor for underwater exploration To investigate the vastly unexplored oceans covering most our planet, researchers aim to build a submerged network of interconnected sensors that send data to the surface — an underwater “internet of things.” But how to supply constant power to score...
07:13, 08/21/2019

Republicans start to sour on gun control laws after Trump's reversal Senate Homeland Security Chairman Ron Johnson is casting major doubt on the prospects of significant gun regulations passing this fall, the latest sign that the effort to pass new firearm laws is starting to falter. The Wisconsin Republican said that...
07:39, 08/21/2019

UA students carjacked at gunpoint, speak out TUCSON – A boyfriend and girlfriend just moved into their University of Arizona apartments. A date night that was supposed to be fun, turned into a nightmare at gunpoint. “I normally park my car across the street because there is free par...
08:00, 08/21/2019

CBP will not provide flu vaccines to migrants at border detention camps WASHINGTON (CNBC) – The U.S. won’t be vaccinating migrant families in holding centers ahead of this year’s flu season, despite calls from doctors to boost efforts to fight the infection that’s killed at least three children at detention facilit...
08:00, 08/21/2019

Florida woman’s dog dyed green and pink in bizarre grooming debacle LAKE WORTH BEACH, Fla. (WPTV) — A Lake Worth Beach woman is still in shock after taking her dog to a recent groomer for a visit. Graziella Puleo intended for her dog Lola, a Golden Retriever and poodle mix, to get a buzz cut, teeth cleaned, nails tri...
08:00, 08/21/2019

Happy 244th Birthday, Tucson! Tucson is celebrating 244 years of life, culture and history on Tuesday. The ‘Old Pueblo’ was founded on Aug. 20, 1775, and Tucsonans celebrate “La Fiesta de Agustin” each year. However, this land was home to many others before it officially became T...
08:00, 08/21/2019

The title Daniel Craig's next James Bond film is finally revealed The next James Bond movie has Daniel Craig, for the fifth and possibly last time, along with a high-profile villain in Rami Malek.        ...
08:26, 08/21/2019

Apple health team sees departures, reportedly over modest ambitions Quite a few members of Apple's health team have exited the company in recent months, and a lack of ambitious direction is reportedly to blame.Read More...
08:26, 08/21/2019

Brexit: Boris Johnson, Angela Merkel to face off over stalemate Ahead of his meeting with the German Chancellor, Boris Johnson has again urged the EU to reopen Brexit negotiations. The silence so far has been deafening. What is Johnson hoping to achieve in Berlin?...
08:26, 08/21/2019

French police thwart attack on G7 summit French authorities have arrested five people suspected of planning an attack on this weekend's G7 summit in Biarritz. The meeting of world leaders has proved to be a magnet for left-wing protest movements....
08:26, 08/21/2019

German government moves to end 'solidarity tax' for eastern Germany Germany is planning to drastically reduce its historical "solidarity" tax with its eastern states. The move will mean a significant income tax cut for the middle classes, but Merkel's CDU also wants to unburden the rich....
08:26, 08/21/2019

Is Fluoride in Drinking Water Safe? A New Study Reignites a Long-Standing Debate A study published in JAMA Pediatrics has given new life to a long-running debate: whether adding fluoride to drinking water is a prudent way to prevent tooth decay, or a potentially toxic mistake. The research, which focused on mother-child pairs fro...
08:52, 08/21/2019

Florida trucker arrested, charged with plotting church shooting U.S. federal authorities said they have arrested a Florida truck driver who "was thinking about shooting up a church" in Memphis this week, making him at least the fourth person this month charged with plotting a mass shooting....
09:13, 08/21/2019

Gone With The Wind: Flying Mattresses Derail Open-Air Cinema Event A strong gust of wind almost derailed an open-air cinema event in Colorado recently. Dozens of air mattresses that had been set up for the event were sent flying into the air as the wind kicked up....
09:39, 08/21/2019

Ride resembling 'flying swastikas' is shut down by German theme park The operators of the Eagle Fly attraction said they had not noticed the ride's resemblance to the Nazi emblem until they saw footage circulated online....
10:00, 08/21/2019

GCSE results day 2019: Parents can harm students' mental health by bragging about results on Facebook, education experts warn But she added: "Whether you're deliriously happy or completely despondent it's as ever important to remember that your social media post might have an impact on someone else."...
10:00, 08/21/2019

Donald Trump accused of anti-Semitism after branding Jewish Democrat voters 'disloyal' Donald Trump has been accused of anti-Semitism after claiming that American Jewish people who vote for Democrats show "either a total lack of knowledge or great disloyalty."...
10:00, 08/21/2019

Foreign Office 'extremely concerned' over Hong Kong consulate worker 'detained at China border' The Foreign Office has said it is "extremely concerned" over reports that a staff member, who has been been missing for 12 days, has been detained in China....
10:00, 08/21/2019

Woman in US accused of burning down man's house 'after he invited her over for sex and fell asleep' A woman in the US has been accused of setting fire to a man's house after he allegedly invited her over for late-night sex but fell asleep, leaving her stuck outside his door....
10:00, 08/21/2019

RYU’s line of backpacks offer style and function for exploring the city or weekends away Yes, it’s Bag Week, where we celebrate all the best bags of the year here at TechCrunch. And there is little more satisfying than finding a basic black one that’s functional, stylish and unique. Luckily, Canadian urban athletic apparel ma...
10:00, 08/21/2019

Larry Bird objects to tattoos on Indianapolis mural of him, asks street artist to remove them Street artist Jules Muck painted a mural of Larry Bird that was full of tattoos; NBA Hall of Famer wants them removed to protect his brand.       ...
10:00, 08/21/2019

Cowboys owner Jerry Jones: I've 'earned the right' to joke with Ezekiel Elliott Ezekiel Elliott wasn't amused with Cowboys owner Jerry Jones jokingly saying "Zeke who?" But Jones says his remark wasn't out of bounds.       ...
10:00, 08/21/2019

Daniel Jones, Giants respond to Baker Mayfield's criticism Giants rookie quarterback Daniel Jones addresses comments about him from Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield to GQ Magazine.       ...
10:00, 08/21/2019

Reports: Ty Lue joining Clippers' coaching staff as Doc Rivers' top assistant Tyronn Lue, former head coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers, will be re-joining Doc Rivers on the Los Angeles Clippers' coach staff, per reports.       ...
10:00, 08/21/2019

Cleveland Browns' Baker Mayfield on New York Giants' Daniel Jones pick: 'Blows my mind' In a 'GQ' interview, Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield called out the New York Giants for drafting Daniel Jones at No. 6 in the NFL draft.       ...
10:00, 08/21/2019

With Artemis, NASA at risk of repeating Apollo mistakes, scientist warns Enlarge / The surface of the Moon as seen from Apollo 11 while in lunar orbit. (credit: NASA) In the nearly five months that have passed since Vice President Mike Pence directed NASA to return humans to the Moon by 2024, the space agency has made...
10:00, 08/21/2019

Johnson courts Merkel after EU snubs backstop alternatives Boris Johnson will meet the German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin this afternoon, just a day after she added her voice to EU scepticism about his "alternative arrangements" to the Irish backstop....
10:26, 08/21/2019

Bill Clinton was hitter-friendly ump at charity softball game Former President Bill Clinton’s surprise appearance as a celebrity umpire at the annual Artists and Writers softball game in East Hampton almost played a decisive role in the game’s outcome. The Artists snapped a three-game losing streak and defeated...
10:52, 08/21/2019

Oppo Reno 2 full details leak alongside some more official teasers In April this year, Oppo launched its brand new Reno range of handsets, kicking things off with the eponymous Oppo Reno and then following that up with a more premium Oppo Reno 10x Zoom and a 5G-ready Oppo Reno 5G.Now – four short months later...
11:13, 08/21/2019

Google's stripped-back Go search app now available to download globally In 2017, Google launched a stripped-back version of its Android operating system for emerging markets like India and Brazil where spotty networks are a real issue. Android Go came with its own suite of lightweight apps from the tech giant, including ...
11:13, 08/21/2019

Hoping to ‘Make Hong Kong People Happy Again,’ This Bakery’s Mooncakes Now Feature Protest Movement Slogans (HONG KONG) — A Hong Kong bakery is doing its part to support the city’s pro-democracy protest movement by making mooncakes with a message. At Wah Yee Tang, the traditional Chinese harvest festival treat comes with a twist: slogans opposi...
11:13, 08/21/2019

Intel goes on the defensive against AMD at Gamescom Intel has been talking up its processors at Gamescom 2019, hosting an event where it admits that AMD, its chief rival, has “done a great job closing the gap, but we still have the highest performing CPUs.”If that sounds a little defensi...
11:39, 08/21/2019

|Gordhan:OverR2.1bnrecoveredinovercomingthe'rot'ofstatecapture So far the state has recovered more than R2.1bn lost through contracts awarded irregularly to entities doing business with state-owned enterprises, says Public Enterprise Minister Pravin Gordhan....
11:39, 08/21/2019

Citroen targets Rally Germany win for Ogier with engine upgrade Citroen is hopeful that an engine upgrade and a better understanding of its asphalt performance will give Sebastien Ogier the chance to fight for victory on Rally Germany...
12:00, 08/21/2019

Why Red Bull's pre-Austrian GP update was so "crucial" Red Bull's form was transformed by changes to its Formula 1 car and Honda's engine that meant it "all came together" ahead of the Austrian Grand Prix...
12:00, 08/21/2019

BTCC to trial reversed pit garage set-up for fans at Silverstone The British Touring Car Championship will trial reversed pit garage access next month at Silverstone to increase fan access ahead of a possible part-time 2020 introduction...
12:00, 08/21/2019

London housing shortage: home building is rising at a slower rate in London than any other region The number of houses being built is rising at a slower rate in London than any other region despite the capital having the most acute homes shortage, according to analysis today....
12:26, 08/21/2019

Homes of the week: an Essex countryside mansion, a Thameside penthouse and a historic one-bedroom terrace house Homes for sale in the spotlight this week include a riverside penthouse overlooking Tower Bridge, a countryside mansion and a historic one-bedroom terrace house in Acton....
12:26, 08/21/2019

Tommy Orange among winners of American Book Award Tommy Orange’s novel “There There” and Jeffrey C. Stewart’s biography of Harlem Renaissance thinker Alain Locke are among this year’s winners of American Book Awards...
12:26, 08/21/2019

MLS and Antifa: America's top flight grapples with political signage ban The lone major North American sports league to ban political statements inside stadiums is finding enforcement isn’t so simpleIf you’ve attended a Major League Soccer match at some point over the past month or so there’s a good chance that you’ll hav...
12:52, 08/21/2019

Phil Neville sets sights on 2023 World Cup ‘dream’ with England Women • England manager hopes to stay in role beyond 2021• Neville gives four players first England Women’s call-upsPhil Neville has a photograph in his office showing the heartache of defeat by USA in the World Cup semi-finals and the image is driving his...
12:52, 08/21/2019

Xiaomi’s Android One-based Mi A3 lands in India with 3 cameras, $182 price tag Xiaomi launched the Mi A3, its third-gen Android One phone, in India today. The phone, which launched in Spain last month, has a triple-camera setup with a 48-megapixel main sensor, and an in-screen fingerprint sensor. The device running stock Androi...
12:52, 08/21/2019

This is the world’s first iPhone-ready security key for 2FA authentication If you’ve been looking for a way to further improve security when it comes to managing all of your online accounts, and you happen to be an iPhone user, then you need to check out this tiny security key. Called the YubiKey 5Ci and made by Yubic...
13:13, 08/21/2019

The Galaxy Note 10 is crushing Galaxy Note 9 preorder records in Korea Samsung unveiled the Galaxy Note 10 nearly two weeks ago, and the new flagship phone has been available for preorder ever since. The first numbers are already in for the handset, and it looks like Samsung’s newest Note has been crushing it in K...
13:13, 08/21/2019

China says it has detained a UK consulate employee An employee of the British consulate in Hong Kong who has been missing for almost two weeks has been detained in mainland China, the country's foreign ministry confirmed Wednesday....
13:13, 08/21/2019

Hand in glove – fashion archive, 21 August 1936 21 August 1936 Gauntlet gloves of various designs can be a great fashion accessoryA plain, reasonably priced pair of gauntlet gloves can, with little trouble, be made to look exclusive and expensive. Related: The gloves are on: how handwear became mo...
13:13, 08/21/2019

Turkfest: Ireland's little festival with a big heart – a photo essay Every summer, the population of Inishturk, an island off Ireland’s west coast, swells to five times its normal size – when it opens its doors to 200 Turkfest revellersInishturk is an island nine miles off the coast of County Mayo in west Ireland, mid...
13:13, 08/21/2019

Elton John defends Harry and Meghan's use of private jets Singer Elton John has waded into a furor about the Duke and Duchess of Sussex's use of private jets, calling on the British media to stop what he called "assassinations" of the couple's characters....
13:39, 08/21/2019

2 Tourists Took Sand From Italy Beach As Souvenir. Now They Face Jail According to local media, two French tourists were charged last week with stealing nearly 90 pounds of sand from Chia beach, on the southern coast of Sardinia....
13:39, 08/21/2019

Britons hoarding millions of old gadgets - how many are yours? It might be time to finally take that Nokia 3310 out of your desk drawer and get the Super Nintendo out of the loft, as UK households have been told they are hoarding too many old and unused gadgets....
14:00, 08/21/2019

Gun Sellers Sneak Onto Facebook's Online Marketplace Facebook forbids the private sale of firearms on its Marketplace platform. But sellers are getting around that with a simple ruse: They list gun cases or boxes at inflated prices....
14:26, 08/21/2019

Huawei Finance Chief Argues Canada Abused Her Rights Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou argued in court documents that Canadian efforts to extradite her to the U.S. should be stayed because of misconduct by Canadian and U.S. law enforcement....
14:26, 08/21/2019

YouTube Concedes Robot Fight Videos Are Not Actually Animal Cruelty After Removing Them by Mistake Google subsidiary YouTube has admitted that it made a mistake when, citing its policies against “deliberate infliction of animal suffering” such as “dog fighting and cock fighting,” it removed several videos of robots fighting, per reports in Motherb...
14:52, 08/21/2019

Typing on the iPhone Sounds Amazing With the Original Mac Keyboard Attached One of the new features that will arrive with iOS 13 next month is support for a mouse. It should help push the iPad closer to being a true laptop replacement for many users, but YouTuber Napabar found an even better use for the feature: upgrading hi...
14:52, 08/21/2019

Woman Finds 3.72-Carat Yellow Diamond While Watching YouTube Video on How to Find Diamonds A Texas woman on a first-time visit to Arkansas’ Crater of Diamonds State Park says she discovered a nearly 4-carat yellow diamond—while watching a YouTube video about how to find the precious gemstones.Read more......
14:52, 08/21/2019

Facebook Privately Admitted Failure in Vetting the Author of Its 'Anti-Conservative' Audit Facebook on Tuesday released the initial report prepared by its external auditor concerning the rampant speculation about anti-conservative bias at the company. More than a year ago, however, company officials privately copped to the fact that they’d...
14:52, 08/21/2019

Australia to Join Effort to Protect Shipping in Strait of Hormuz The decision to join a U.S.-led coalition protecting oil tankers and cargo ships from attacks by Iran in the Strait of Hormuz bolsters Washington’s efforts to increase international pressure on Tehran....
14:52, 08/21/2019

White House Cancels Trump's Visit to Denmark After Greenland Flap The White House canceled the president’s planned visit to Denmark after the prime minister said she wouldn’t entertain President Trump’s proposal to purchase Greenland from the Scandinavian nation....
14:52, 08/21/2019

CANADA STOCKS-TSX futures inch up on higher oil prices Futures for Canada's main stock index edged higher on Wednesday, as oil prices rose after industry data showed a larger-than-expected drop in U.S. crude inventories....
15:13, 08/21/2019

Indonesian VC fund, backed by co-founders of Alibaba, Facebook, raises $75 mln Jakarta-based venture capital firm East Ventures said on Wednesday it raised $75 million for its sixth fund, backed by prominent Asian businessmen, to invest in early-stage startups in Southeast Asia's largest economy....
15:13, 08/21/2019

Russia's Rosneft to switch to euros in oil products tenders - traders Russia's Rosneft, one of the world's top oil producers and exporters, has notified customers that future tender contracts for oil products will be denominated in euros not dollars as early as this year, five trading sources told Reuters....
15:13, 08/21/2019

Black teen 'humiliated' after school colored his hair with marker, parents say Texas lawsuit says school personnel drew on the student’s scalp after it was deemed his haircut violated the dress codeParents of a black teenager in Texas are suing their Houston-area school district after three white middle school personnel used a ...
15:39, 08/21/2019

Republicans explore challenging Trump in 2020 primaries – live John Kasich, Mark Sanford and Jeff Flake among those reportedly in various stages of weighing a run against the presidentSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 2.23pm BST Donald Trump here, quoting right-wing conspiracy theorist Wayne A...
15:39, 08/21/2019

'People have had enough': Mexican town that lynched alleged kidnappers Shocking act in Tepexco is just one example of wider malady blighting countries from Bolivia to BrazilSocorro Muñoz fled indoors as the laurel-lined square outside her shop became a public execution ground one sunny afternoon in early August.“I didn’...
15:39, 08/21/2019

How often do Americans change their underwear? The statistics stink | Arwa Mahdawi The latest findings may appear disgusting at first glance (or sniff). But it’s ‘advertistics’ such as this that are the real problemAmericans are disgusting. Actually, let me rephrase that: 45% of Americans are disgusting. According to a study, 45% o...
15:39, 08/21/2019

Ignore the sneering: young people’s rage is an age-old sign of failed politics | Fiona Sturges Like the rockers and ravers before them, this generation treats the choices of their elders with alarmIn the documentary Everybody in the Place, the Turner prize-winning artist Jeremy Deller delivers a talk to a group of sixth-form politics students ...
15:39, 08/21/2019

So we’d be happier as empty-nester parents? That’s rubbish | Simon Hattenstone My children are adults, and the house is buzzing with life. Even thinking of them leaving fills me with a sense of lossChristoph Becker and his colleagues at Heidelberg University in Germany have discovered that people with kids are actually happier ...
15:39, 08/21/2019

Angel Has Fallen review – Gerard Butler's pyrotechnics fizzle out In the latest overblown and underpowered instalment of the Fallen franchise, Butler’s beleaguered secret service agent goes on the run after being framed, seeking out estranged and unintelligible dad Nick Nolte Is Gerard Butler hellbent on remaking e...
15:39, 08/21/2019

North Korea now able to miniaturise nuclear warheads – Japan defence report Upcoming review out of Tokyo will reportedly say missile programme poses ‘serious and imminent threat’ Japan’s government will reportedly state that North Korea is capable of miniaturising nuclear warheads in a forthcoming defence report, it has emer...
15:39, 08/21/2019

Man arrested in Madrid accused of upskirting more than 500 women Police say they caught him filming on Metro after allegedly uploading videos for a yearPolice in Madrid have arrested a man accused of filming the intimate parts of more than 500 women without their consent while they travelled on the Metro.The accus...
15:39, 08/21/2019

The best photography from Cortona on the Move festival 2019 – in pictures The relationship between humans and the landscape is the theme of Italy’s leading contemporary photography festival. Now in its ninth year, Cortona on the Move brings together photographers from around the world with a program of exhibitions, lecture...
15:39, 08/21/2019

Inside America’s Dysfunctional Trillion-Dollar Fighter-Jet Program The F-35 was once the Pentagon’s high-profile problem child. Has it finally moved past its reputation of being an overhyped and underperforming warplane?...
15:39, 08/21/2019

Shock in Denmark after Trump, spurned over Greenland, cancels visit Danish leaders expressed shock and disbelief on Wednesday over U.S. President Donald Trump's cancellation of a state visit to Denmark after its prime minister rebuffed his interest in purchasing Greenland....
16:00, 08/21/2019

Pope gives sick girl free run of audience stage, delighting crowd Pope Francis allowed a girl suffering from an undisclosed illness to move around undisturbed clapping and dancing on the stage for most of his general audience on Wednesday, delighting the crowd....
16:00, 08/21/2019

Trump EPA says 'zero evidence' of biofuel waivers hurting ethanol producers U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday dismissed the biofuel industry's argument that waivers granted to small oil refineries were destroying demand and that were damaging for the ethanol producers....
16:00, 08/21/2019

These delivery robots are going to college These autonomous robots put the special in special delivery and you might see them on a college campus near you!       ...
16:00, 08/21/2019

Sainz: Simulators will reduce impact of F1 testing cut McLaren driver Carlos Sainz Jr believes simulators are now advanced enough to mitigate the impact of any testing cuts as Formula 1 moves towards a record 22-race calendar for 2020...
16:26, 08/21/2019

Obamas Tackle Trump’s Promises to the Rust Belt in Their 1st Netflix Offering, American Factory Shots fired. That’s the take among reviewers of the Obamas’ first foray into TV production, which looks at the promise to America’s Rust Belt unfulfilled by the Trump administration....
16:26, 08/21/2019

Isla Fisher Hilariously Compares Her Vagina to a Pufferfish Isla Fisher appeared on Tuesday's episode of Lights Out With David Spade, where she compared her vagina to a pufferfish. The topic came up after David Spade claimed dolphins can get......
16:26, 08/21/2019

Gigi Hadid and Tyler Cameron Are Now Going on Dinner Dates With Serena Williams, Of Course Now this trio is a grand slam. On Tuesday night, Gigi Hadid and Tyler Cameron grabbed dinner at NYC's La Esquina with none other than Serena Williams. (Her pals Cully Smoller and......
16:26, 08/21/2019

Mi A3 vs Redmi Note 7 Pro Mi A3 price in India is set at Rs. 12,999 for the 4GB RAM + 64GB storage variant, while Redmi Note 7 Pro price starts at Rs. 13,999 for the same 4GB RAM + 64GB storage configuration....
16:26, 08/21/2019

Hi, Alexa. How Do I Stop You From Listening In On Me? Humans help train artificial intelligence, so someone may be listening to what you tell Siri, Google Assistant or Alexa. Here’s what to do if you have a problem with that....
16:26, 08/21/2019

Idiot Squirrel On The Field Successfully Invades Consecutive Twins Games For the second night in a row, a daring squirrel has invaded the field at the Twins’ stadium. Monday night the furry fellow invaded the home dugout and sent several players fleeing in terror. Tuesday night our intrepid rodent pal bolted down the firs...
16:52, 08/21/2019

Ronda Rousey Fucked Up Her Finger While She Filmed A TV Show Let’s issue the warning up front: You’re going to see a pretty gross finger if you keep reading. It looks like a bloody lowercase “Z,” if that helps you sharpen your imagination. Okay, you’ve been warned....
16:52, 08/21/2019

'We want Spider-Man back': Marvel stars Ryan Reynolds, Jeremy Renner want Spidey to stay in the MCU No more Spider-Man in Marvel Movies? Marvel actors Jeremy Renner and Ryan Reynolds responded to Tom Holland's character leaving franchise.        ...
16:52, 08/21/2019

Trump heaps pressure on Fed and its chairman Powell to cut rates President Donald Trump on Wednesday continued to pressure the Federal Reserve and the central bank's chairman to lower interest rates, saying its policies were hampering U.S. growth and reducing the country's ability to compete economically....
16:52, 08/21/2019

The L.A. Opera Names the Lawyer who will Lead the Placido Domingo Investigation SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Los Angeles Opera said Tuesday it will immediately open a “thorough and independent investigation” into allegations of sexual harassment against the opera star Placido Domingo, the company’s general direct...
17:39, 08/21/2019

What the Future of the Marvel Cinematic Universe Looks Like Without Spider-Man Spider-Man is swinging out of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). Sony and Marvel Studios, which previously worked together to create the last two solo Spider-Man films starring Tom Holland, have reached an impasse in negotiations for future rights ...
17:39, 08/21/2019

U.S. imposes sanctions on three Chinese accused of fentanyl trafficking The U.S. Treasury on Wednesday imposed sanctions on three Chinese men accused of illegally trafficking fentanyl, acting three weeks after President Donald Trump accused Beijing of reneging on pledges to stem a flood of the highly addictive synthetic ...
18:00, 08/21/2019

Lowe's analyst sees 'big turnaround potential' and possibly 80% upside for stock "Under the guidance of the new CEO, Lowe's is getting its act together," says Oppenheimer's Brian Nagel. "If we're right here and this continues, this stock has a long way to run."...
18:00, 08/21/2019

IBM joins Linux Foundation AI to promote open source trusted AI workflows As AI spreads like wildfire through the enterprise, IBM is stepping up efforts to promote open source tools for building fair, robust and explainable AI systems....
18:00, 08/21/2019

Brazil's Amazon rainforest is burning at a record rate Fires are raging at a record rate in Brazil's Amazon rainforest, and scientists warn it could strike a devastating blow to the fight against climate change....
18:00, 08/21/2019

Record-breaking 20 qubits entangle to make “Schrödinger’s cat” in the lab Enlarge / In quantum computing, a cat state is a quantum state composed of two diametrically opposed conditions simultaneously. Physicists have succeeded in placing 20 entangled quantum bits in such a state of superposition. (credit: Forschungszentru...
18:00, 08/21/2019

Is this the new classic engagement ring? Trends are straying well away from tradition when it comes to engagement rings, here jewellery designer and expert Kate Baxter shares the shapes and styles to know in 2019 and beyond...
18:00, 08/21/2019

Japan battles past Crystal Ocean to win Juddmonte International thriller • World’s top-rated horse beaten for second straight race• O’Brien charge a leading ante-post Arc contenderJapan, the 5-1 third-favourite, clawed his way past the favourite Crystal Ocean in the final strides to win the Juddmonte International Stakes ...
18:26, 08/21/2019

You Won't See Quantum Internet Coming The quantum internet is coming sooner than you think—even sooner than quantum computing itself. When things change over, you might not even notice. But when they do, new rules will protect your data against attacks from computers that don’t even exi...
18:26, 08/21/2019

Final Fantasy XIV Bard Reimagines Performances As A Rhythm Game Bards gained the ability to play actual music in Final Fantasy XIV near the end of 2017 and have been annoying bar-goers with their covers of “All Star” and “One Winged Angel” ever since (or just beeping loudly like fire alarms). One talented bard ha...
18:26, 08/21/2019

Horror film director Johannes Roberts of 47 Meters Down fame is helming the Resident Evil film reboo Horror film director Johannes Roberts of 47 Meters Down fame is helming the Resident Evil film reboot. He says it will be “super scary” and will be “getting back to the roots of the game.” ...
18:26, 08/21/2019

Dota Underlords Is Finally Getting Underlords At this point, I have spent nearly 50 hours with Dota Underlords. I still do not know what an Underlord is. This is because Valve’s early-access auto battler still does not contain its shadowy namesakes. In a matter of weeks, however, that’s going to...
18:26, 08/21/2019

What Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's baby-faced Man Utd lineup vs Wolves says about his plans for the future Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's whirlwind start to life as Manchester United manager was as perfect an example of the 'new manager bounce' as you're ever likely to get....
18:52, 08/21/2019

Japan, U.S. finalize deal on additional daytime flights from Tokyo's Haneda U.S. and Japanese officials in Tokyo agreed to increase daytime services between Tokyo’s Haneda Airport and U.S. destinations for two dozen new flights daily, the U.S. Transportation Department said on Wednesday....
18:52, 08/21/2019

UPDATE 3-Canada's Pembina Pipeline makes storage play with $3.3 bln Kinder Morgan deal Canada's Pembina Pipeline Corp has agreed to buy Kinder Morgan Canada and the U.S. portion of the Cochin pipeline for C$4.35 billion ($3.28 billion), bulking up its storage resources in Canada....
18:52, 08/21/2019

Why financial services companies need to invest in voice and chat (VB Live) Financial services companies are using conversational assistants to drive digital engagement, streamline customer communications, build revenue. and more. Read More...
18:52, 08/21/2019

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds adds dynamic weather PlayerUnkown's Battlegrounds is getting dynamic weather in a new update. This enables rain or even hail to roll in suddenly on the Erangel map.Read More...
18:52, 08/21/2019

Dell unveils new XPS, Inspiron, and Vostro models with Intel Comet Lake processors Ahead of the IFA 2019 conference in Berlin, Dell unveiled a slew of new XPS, Vostro, and Inspiron models packing Intel's latest-generation Core processors.Read More...
18:52, 08/21/2019

Apple may use Chinese OLED screens to cut costs of 2020 iPhones The first 5G iPhones could offset higher modem prices by using less expensive Chinese screens, if a key vendor receives Apple screen certification.Read More...
18:52, 08/21/2019

Fortifying Wheat Cost Effective Way Of Preventing Vitamin D Deficiency: Study The study has said that fortifying wheat with this essential nutrient could prevent around 10 million cases of Vitamin D deficiency, over the next 90 years....
18:52, 08/21/2019

Weight Loss: Make This Keto-Friendly Sausage And Eggs A Part Of Your Breakfast Meal Most people tend to face the dilemma of preparing hassle-free, quick yet filling meals during rushed morning hours. But we're here to make things a bit easy for you....
18:52, 08/21/2019

Judge orders hearing over motion to dismiss Jeffrey Epstein case The judge overseeing the criminal case of late convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein has ordered a hearing to discuss prosecutors’ motion to dismiss the case. Manhattan federal Judge Richard Berman on Wednesday instructed the parties to appear in...
18:52, 08/21/2019

NYPD investigates suspicious package near Brooklyn synagogue The NYPD’s Bomb Squad is investigating a suspicious package found Wednesday morning in front of a Brooklyn synagogue, cops said. The package was discovered shortly before 9 a.m. in front of 3017 Glenwood Road — where Orthodox synagogue Co...
18:52, 08/21/2019

Michael Barisone told 911 he was at ‘war’ with shooting victim In a series of chilling calls to police, a former US dressage Olympian told a 911 dispatcher that he was at “war” with the award-winning equestrian he allegedly shot at nearly point-blank range. Michael Barisone called 911 on his “c...
18:52, 08/21/2019

5 people shot dead in one bloody New York night Five people were fatally shot in a 24-hour period throughout Brooklyn and Queens — and the gunmen in each case are still at large, police said Wednesday. The bloodshed began early Tuesday, when 18-year-old Angel Nixon was fatally shot in the he...
18:52, 08/21/2019

Open source POWER ISA takes aim at Intel and Arm for accelerator-driven computing Third-party hardware firms can now integrate the POWER ISA into their own products, making the architecture effectively the high-performance computing counterpart to RISC-V....
19:13, 08/21/2019

Why Your Team Sucks 2019: Houston Texans Some people are fans of the Houston Texans. But many, many more people are NOT fans of the Houston Texans. This 2019 Deadspin NFL team preview is for those in the latter group. Read all the previews so far here....
19:13, 08/21/2019

Little Leaguer On Pirates Game: “Not A Lot Of People Here” Poor Pittsburgh. They have this gorgeous stadium, maybe the best in baseball, and yet the team is next-to-last in the National League after going 7-28 since the All-Star Break. They rank 24th in attendance with 19,692 fans a game. And now children ar...
19:13, 08/21/2019

Liam Hemsworth Files for Divorce From Miley Cyrus One of Hollywood's most beloved couples is one step closer to officially being over. E! News can confirm Liam Hemsworth has officially filed for divorce from Miley......
19:13, 08/21/2019

Chicago West Just Proved She's Braver Than All of Us Introducing Chicago West, budding snake charmer. Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's 1-year-old daughter doesn't have tons of world experience just yet, but she already proved......
19:13, 08/21/2019

2019 MTV VMAs Host Sebastian Maniscalco Isn't Exactly An Expert on Music or Millennials When Sebastian Maniscalco was announced as host of the upcoming 2019 MTV Video Music Awards, were you...confused? Well, that was to be expected. Ahead of the reveal, the comedian could......
19:13, 08/21/2019

Nationals' Hunter Strickland breaks nose in weight room, not expected to miss any time Washington Nationals pitcher Hunter Strickland posted on Instagram that he broke his nose following an incident in the weight room.       ...
19:39, 08/21/2019

Andrew Luck will miss another week of practice as he continues to rehab leg injuries Andrew Luck will not practice this week. The Colts QB will spend another week on the sidelines rehabbing his long-lingering ankle and calf injuries.       ...
19:39, 08/21/2019

4 Grand Slam champions on 2020 tennis Hall of Fame ballot Goran Ivanisevic, Sergi Bruguera, Conchita Martínez, Jonas Björkman are candidates for International Tennis Hall of Fame's class of 2020; all 4 are Grand Slam champions       ...
19:39, 08/21/2019

Not a 'tattooed guy': Larry Bird mural will be changed An artist says she'll remove most tattoos from a large painting of Larry Bird on an Indianapolis multi-family residence.       ...
19:39, 08/21/2019

US OPEN '19: How well do you know the American tennis major? US OPEN '19: See how much you know about the year's last Grand Slam tennis tournament by taking this AP quiz       ...
19:39, 08/21/2019

How Davis Love III's team helps him stay motivated, driven after injuries Davis Love III has dealt with several injuries in his career, but he says his team helps him stay motivated to do the work required to get back.       ...
19:39, 08/21/2019

Trump’s 17 immigration fixes that are cutting illegal crossings The Trump administration’s change, announced Wednesday, to end “catch-and-release” immigration is the 17th initiative announced this year alone — moves that are leading to a decrease in illegal crossings....
19:39, 08/21/2019

Facebook's tool that lets people delete their browsing history falls short of promise, analysts say SunTrust Robinson Humphrey analysts said the "Off-Facebook Activity" feature "appears to fall somewhat short of the original pledge by CEO Zuckerberg of empowering users to 'flush their history whenever they want,' and delete all the releva...
19:39, 08/21/2019

Color-changing metal may provide early sign of illness Enlarge (credit: Getty) Many of you will know that I mostly write about physics. My knowledge of human biology is limited to being reasonably certain that I have a body. At one point, some of my research could have had a medical application, but it...
19:39, 08/21/2019

Kia Seltos To Launch Tomorrow: What To Expect Kia is all set to launch its first car in India tomorrow and there are a lot of expectations from the car already. We tell you what to expect from the Seltos as a package and here's what it's all......
20:00, 08/21/2019

This Game Is Great, But I Can't Stop Playing Its Unimportant Solitaire App Eliza is a fascinating game about tech start-up culture and mental health. It also contains a devilish Solitaire game that I can’t stop thinking about....
20:00, 08/21/2019

Tweet On Subhas Chandra Bose's Death Anniversary Welcomed By Nephew The Press Information Bureau's tweet announcing August 18 as Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's death anniversary has been welcomed by one of his grandnephews, author Ashis Ray....
20:00, 08/21/2019

As Polls Draw Closer, Another Maharashtra Congress MLA Joins Shiv Sena After a brief hiatus due to floods, the political pitch in poll-bound Maharashtra has started heating up once again with Congress MLA Nirmala Gavit on Wednesday formally joining the ruling Shiv Sena,......
20:00, 08/21/2019

Shashi Tharoor Backs "Persecuted" Chidambaram With A Tweet And A Big Word A day after probe agencies summoned Union Minister P Chidambaram in an alleged money laundering case involving INX Media, Congress leader Shashi Tharoor came out in his support with a tweet claiming......
20:00, 08/21/2019

IMF warns that currency devaluations will not fix a country's economic problems Senior economists at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) have warned countries against relying too heavily on monetary policy easing, and argued that currencies are "neither the hammer nor the nail" in efforts to reinvigorate economies....
20:00, 08/21/2019

Twitter Agree To Meet With Manchester United Over Paul Pogba Abuse Manchester United executives were keen for a meeting with Twitter after their French World Cup winning midfielder Paul Pogba was the victim of racist abuse....
20:00, 08/21/2019

Watch: Bowler Falls While Appealing, Leaving Fielders In Splits Despite putting in extra effort in the bowling and even more so in the appeal, Tom Haines returned empty-handed as the umpire ruled in batsman's favour....
20:00, 08/21/2019

Fed Officials Viewed July Rate Cut as 'Recalibration' of Policy Federal Reserve officials saw their move to cut interest rates last month as a “recalibration” rather than the start of a more aggressive easing cycle and were reluctant at their latest policy meeting to say how future moves would unfold....
20:26, 08/21/2019

Jair Bolsonaro accuses NGOs of setting fires in Amazon rainforest Brazilian president blames environmental groups after he is criticised for rise in blazesThe Brazilian president, Jair Bolsonaro, has accused environmental groups of setting fires in the Amazon as he tries to deflect growing international criticism o...
20:52, 08/21/2019

Exclusive: Here's the release date and track list for the Steven Universe: The Movie soundtrack With the arrival of the highly anticipated Steven Universe: The Movie just around the corner, fans will soon have the answers to some of their burning questions—mainly, “Who is this new gem messing up Steven’s whole retirement plan?” The trailer does...
20:52, 08/21/2019

Celebrities post old chain letter hoax en masse, proving they're as bad at the internet as your parents All of us ordinary people living in our hovels, collecting dirt into our hands, and spitting on it to sculpt model houses of the kind we’ll never be able to afford, often feel as if we’re impossibly far beneath the rich and powerful celebrities who d...
20:52, 08/21/2019

Portishead’s ‘Dummy’ Is 25. The Band Asks That You Play It Loud. The trip-hop classic was an unexpected success in 1994. Geoff Barrow and Adrian Utley look back at its creation and explain how they think it should be heard....
21:13, 08/21/2019

Shock In Denmark After Trump, Rebuffed Over Greenland, Cancels Visit Danes voiced shock and disbelief on Wednesday at U.S. President Donald Trump's cancellation of a visit to Denmark after his idea to buy Greenland was rebuffed, although Prime Minister Mette......
21:13, 08/21/2019

Without Evidence, Brazil President Claims NGOs May Be Burning The Amazon Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday said, without presenting evidence, that non-governmental organizations could be burning down the Amazon rainforest to bring shame on his government......
21:13, 08/21/2019

Rangers vs. Angels: Mike Minor will keep owning Los Angeles Baby, you can have my car. You knew I wanted a Jaguar. Baby, you can have my car. And no, I don’t love you! … Man was gifted a BMW by his family for his birthday last week. He wanted a Jaguar so he sunk the BMW into a river. Police confirmed Gl...
21:13, 08/21/2019

Mark Pavelich, former Rangers star, accused of beating man with pole over ‘spiked’ beer GRAND MARAIS, Minn. — A former professional hockey player and forward for the 1980 “Miracle on Ice” Olympic team has been charged with felony assault for allegedly beating his neighbor with a metal pole, breaking several bones. Mark Pavelich, 61, fac...
21:13, 08/21/2019

Miguel Yajure is next Yankees pitching prospect making waves Yankees pitching prospect Miguel Yajure is quickly gaining attention within the organization. His 97-mph fastball is making him hard to ignore. “And the best pitcher in the organization right now might be Miguel Yajure in Tampa,” a high-ranking Yanke...
21:13, 08/21/2019

NYPD sergeant loses 20 vacation days over role in Eric Garner’s death An NYPD sergeant will lose 20 vacation days for her role in the deadly arrest of Eric Garner, sources familiar with the matter told The Post on Wednesday. Sgt. Kizzy Adonis agreed to the punishment in a deal to plead guilty to a departmental charge o...
21:39, 08/21/2019

Did Forever President Obama Punk Trump Out of Visiting Denmark? While all the news has been about Donald Trump canceling a planned trip to Denmark because the Danish prime minister found claims that the president was looking into buying Greenland bogus AF, it turns out that the real story might be that Trump fear...
21:39, 08/21/2019

Marianne Williamson Explains Her Controversial Views on Prescription Drugs and Why Black People Should Vote for Her During her sitdown interview with The Root, Marianne Williamson balked at suggestions that her dearth of experience in electoral politics makes her unqualified to be in the White House, saying that “Politicians are not the only people who sit around ...
21:39, 08/21/2019

Which Marriott Bonvoy Credit Card Is Right For You? With three consumer credit card offerings ranging from a basic no-annual-fee card to a $450/year option with every bell and whistle, it can be tough to know which Marriott Bonvoy credit card is right for you....
21:39, 08/21/2019

GoFundMe for Officer Who Killed Eric Garner Reaches Nearly $100,000 in 2 Days Within days of officer Daniel Pantaleo, the NYPD cop who caused Eric Garner’s death after using an illegal chokehold, being formally let go by New York Police Commissioner James O’Neill, a GoFundMe to support him has raised nearly $100,000....
21:39, 08/21/2019

401(k), IRA millionaires at Fidelity surpass record highs in the second quarter Are you a 401(k) millionaire? Fidelity Investments says the number of its 401(k) account holders with balances over $1 million hit record high.       ...
21:39, 08/21/2019

Liquidators of dead shitcoin factory Cryptopia must reconcile 900,000 user accounts one-by-one The liquidator overseeing the slow death of New Zealand-based shitcoin factory Cryptopia has issued its latest update and states progress is “pleasing.” However, it’s not all been plain sailing for liquidators Grant Thornton. It took several months f...
21:39, 08/21/2019

Google, Apple, and Mozilla won’t budge on Kazakhstan’s sneaky plot to spy on citizens Google and Mozilla stepped up their efforts to block Kazakhstan’s government from intercepting web traffic within the country. In a joint announcement made today, the two companies said they are deploying a technical solution to prevent the use of ‘Q...
21:39, 08/21/2019

Children in UK living in shipping containers, report finds Children in England are growing up in shipping containers, office blocks, and bed and breakfasts, a report into youth homelessness has found, as authorities around the country struggle to combat the country's crippling housing crisis....
21:39, 08/21/2019

Why You Need the 'Google Go' App on Your Older Android Device Despite being associated with some of the biggest technologies and most popular devices currently available, Google also develops products and services for places with limited infrastructure and resources. One of these products, the streamlined searc...
21:39, 08/21/2019

What's Coming and Going From Netflix in September 2019 This month, Netflix gets the movies American Psycho, Mystic River, Superbad, 300, The Taking of Pelham 123, and the second and third Lord of the Rings films. (You can’t get Fellowship on Netflix. Weird!) In TV, there’s season 9 of The Walking Dead, s...
21:39, 08/21/2019

Trump says he had to 'take China on,' regardless of the short-term impact on US economy President Donald Trump said he had to confront China over trade even if it caused short-term harm to the U.S. economy because Beijing had been cheating Washington for decades....
22:00, 08/21/2019

Amazon, Taking On Walmart in India, Opens Largest Campus In Hyderabad Built in Hyderabad over three years, the new campus is Amazon's first owned building outside of the United States, spans 1.8 million square feet of office space and will accommodate 15,000 workers....
22:26, 08/21/2019

US to face Latvia in Fed Cup, Romania to play Russia The United States will face Latvia for a place in next year's Fed Cup finals, the first time the 'World Cup of Tennis' tournament system will be used        ...
22:26, 08/21/2019

CC Sabathia gets Hall of Fame endorsement from Rickey Henderson OAKLAND, Calif. — Rickey’s World delivered some breaking news on Tuesday. “He told me this was his last go-round, so he had a good one,” Rickey Henderson said of…CC Sabathia, who has repeatedly declared, announced, podcasted and tweeted, among ...
22:52, 08/21/2019

Thorbjorn Olesen facing sexual-assault trial after drunken plane incident UXBRIDGE, England (AP) — Danish golfer Thorbjorn Olesen is to face trial after being charged with sexual assault and being drunk on an aircraft. The 29-year-old Olesen indicated he would plead not guilty to the offenses when he made a brief appearanc...
22:52, 08/21/2019

Goldman Pursues Majority Stake in Chinese Venture Goldman Sachs has applied with Chinese regulators to take a majority stake in an investment-banking joint venture, the most recent move by a foreign company to tap the nation’s vast financial sector....
22:52, 08/21/2019

Traders Bet on Falling Volatility Stock volatility has receded in recent days, and some investors have bet the tranquility will persist. Leveraged funds like hedge funds recently increased bearish wagers on futures linked to the Cboe Volatility Index, a measure of market turbulence, ...
22:52, 08/21/2019

Spider-Man: What Disney-Sony split means for his movie future After two successful solo outings and three team-up films in which he stood alongside The Avengers, your friendly neighbourhood Spider-Man appears to be swinging out of the Marvel Cinematic Universe....
22:52, 08/21/2019

Iceland’s leader won’t be around to welcome Pence Iceland’s leader has announced that she will skip U.S. Vice President Mike Pence’s visit to her Nordic nation, opting instead to keep “prior commitments” by attending a trade union conference in Sweden...
23:13, 08/21/2019

N.L. Tory leader wants missed methylmercury work at Muskrat Falls investigated Newfoundland and Labrador's opposition leader wants the province's auditor general to investigate the government's failure to carry out environmental work around the Muskrat Falls reservoir....
23:13, 08/21/2019

Nova Scotia, federal government in talks over compensation for Glen Assoun Sean MacDonald says he and lawyer Phil Campbell are in talks with officials in the federal and provincial justice departments aimed at getting financial help for Glen Assoun....
23:13, 08/21/2019

5 Wars That Would Have Been Much Funnier If Nobody Had Died Between the ridiculous uniforms, the screaming and running, and all stupid-looking old guys making long, weird speeches, wars are often hilarious, but that hilarity is usually marred by the thousands of casualties most wars cause. Here are five wars ...
23:13, 08/21/2019

Obscure pink seaweed may help reduce global carbon emissions Marine scientists around the world are seeking a way to mass produce an obscure tropical pink seaweed that can stop cows from burping so much methane gas....
23:39, 08/21/2019

Mobster who drove Porsche, wore Yeezys says he ‘can’t afford’ lawyer An Eastern European mobster who once blew money on flashy cars and pricey Kanye West sneakers cried poor in Brooklyn federal court Wednesday — telling a judge he “can’t afford” to hire a lawyer as he demanded his fourth court-...
23:39, 08/21/2019

New architects' report shows how the trade war is hitting commercial real estate A key indicator for the commercial real estate market is showing signs of weakness, and uncertainty in the economy over the trade war and interest rates may be to blame....
23:39, 08/21/2019

Study: Selfie-takers viewed as self-absorbed, less successful People who post more selfies than posed photographs to their social media accounts tend to be viewed more negatively by others, a new study said Tuesday....
00:00, 08/22/2019

"Shameless Witch-Hunt": Congress Attacks Centre Over P Chidambaram Arrest Former Union Minister P Chidambaram's arrest is a "shameless witch-hunt" and an "abuse" of investigation agencies by the Narendra Modi government, the Congress said on Wednesday....
00:00, 08/22/2019

Parkland massacre survivors post sweeping U.S. gun-control plan ahead of 2020 election Survivors of the Parkland, Florida, high school massacre on Wednesday released a sweeping gun-control plan that would ban assault-style rifles and take other steps in hopes of halving U.S. firearms deaths and injuries within a decade....
00:00, 08/22/2019

Our favorite MTV VJs of all time Paul Natkin/WireImage via Getty Images The launch of MTV on August 1, 1981 marked a new era in music, entertainment, and pop culture. MTV originally played 24 hours of nonstop music videos. The VJs were MTV hosts who curated soundtracks, interviewe...
00:00, 08/22/2019

How to turn an iPhone's 'Do Not Disturb While Driving' mode on or off, or set it to enable automatically Luis Alvarez/Getty Images The iPhone's driving mode is called Do Not Disturb While Driving, and you can turn it on and off automatically, or manually through the Control Center. Driving mode silences notifications and temporarily blocks phone calls ...
00:00, 08/22/2019

'Forever chemicals' linked to cancer and developmental issues lurk in the blood of almost every American. Here's how to avoid them. David Kasnic/The Washington Post/Getty Images The chemical class known as PFAS became popular in the US around the 1940s, since they resist heat, grease, stains, and water. Today, PFAS are considered toxic and have been linked to cancer, liver damag...
00:00, 08/22/2019

Alyssa Milano revealed she had 2 abortions after getting pregnant while on birth control Owen Hoffmann/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images Actress Alyssa Milano talked about two abortions she had when she was in her 20s during an episode of her podcast "Alyssa Milano: Sorry Not Sorry." Milano was using birth control both times she got pre...
00:00, 08/22/2019

A 25-year-old model is suing billionaire financier Chinh Chu after breaking her pelvis on a zip line at his estate Noam Galai/Stringer Model Simona Andrejic is suing billionaire investor Chinh Chu for several million dollars after she crashed while riding his a zip line at his estate, Page Six reported. The Serbian model fractured her pelvis in multiple areas an...
00:00, 08/22/2019

The other Tuscany: Turning back time in Barga and Lucca These two jewels of Tuscany need to be on your travel list. Let's explore tiny Barga, then travel through countryside of Garfagnana and end up in the walled city of Lucca....
00:26, 08/22/2019

22 Days of Eating Like Beyoncé, Day 8: But Will It Really Tip the Scales? For everyone who thinks 22 days of veganism will get you bodied like Beyoncé (or think that I think it will), think again—or so says my scale, which this morning registered approximately a pound of weight loss after a week of loosely following the 22...
00:26, 08/22/2019

Cyntoia Brown Releases Debut Book Cover, Says She's 'Loving Every Single Thing' About Her Freedom Two weeks after her release in prison, Cyntoia Brown is sharing what’s she’s been enjoying the most about her freedom: the simple things....
00:26, 08/22/2019

Digital parenting tips for back-to-school season (NBC News) It’s back-to-school season, which is the perfect time for parents to take extra steps to make sure their kids are being safe online. The Family Online Safety Institute is hosting workshops in partnership with Verizon this month to help fam...
00:26, 08/22/2019

New Trump policy to lift limit on how long it can detain migrant families, children WASHINGTON (NBC NEWS) — The Trump administration announced on Wednesday that it intends to hold migrant families in detention for the duration of their immigration proceedings, with no limit on the time they can be detained. The new rule, announced b...
00:26, 08/22/2019

F-35 set for laser boost Fighter Jet laser weapons are on the fast track, expected to bring new air attack options to “burn holes” through enemy targets at the speed of light....
00:52, 08/22/2019

Harvey Weinstein seeks to move sex-crimes trial out of NYC due to media coverage Harvey Weinstein's sex-crimes trial could be delayed if he wins motion to move trial from NYC to Long Island or Albany due to pretrial publicity.        ...
00:52, 08/22/2019

Kelsea Ballerini used to envy Carrie Underwood's voice, until she 'stopped trying to sing like my heroes' Kelsea Ballerini notched her fifth No. 1 songs in four years, mounted her arena tour and joined the Grand Ole Opry in the last six months.        ...
01:13, 08/22/2019

Migrant Families Would Face Indefinite Detention Under New Trump Rule The administration wants to send migrant families caught crossing the border illegally to a family detention center for as long as it takes for their cases to be decided....
01:39, 08/22/2019

70-Year-Old Man Wins 1,000-Kilometer Horse Race in Mongolia “Preparation trumps youth,” said the winner, Bob Long, who “hated” to think that he couldn’t complete the Mongol Derby, a grueling contest across the steppes of Mongolia....
01:39, 08/22/2019

Bernie Sanders introduces labor plan to broaden union power Sen. Bernie Sanders, who has frequently done his presidential campaigning on picket lines, unveiled a comprehensive set of proposals on Wednesday designed to revive and newly empower organized labor....
01:39, 08/22/2019

More Than 150 People Have Reported Lung Diseases That May Be Linked to Vaping The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are investigating a growing number of “severe” lung disease cases that appear to be related to vaping. The CDC first announced on Saturda...
01:39, 08/22/2019

'Walking Dead' actress Christian Serratos in talks for 'Selena' role Christian Serratos, who plays Rosita on "The Walking Dead," is in talks to portray Selena Quintanilla in Netflix's upcoming series about the slain Tejano music star....
01:39, 08/22/2019

YouTube has become such a garbage fire it is time to dump it for good To make the internet a better place we could start by switching off the world’s biggest video sharing site amid claims its algorithms magnify fringe views, says Annalee Newitz...
01:39, 08/22/2019

Jillian Bell, the comedy world's secret weapon, breaks out in 'Brittany Runs a Marathon' As Jillian Bell's acclaimed dramedy "Brittany Runs a Marathon" hits theaters, we look back at all the times she was a secret comedy MVP.        ...
01:39, 08/22/2019

Over Fed minutes, a Trump-shaped shadow The one thing Federal Reserve officials were in broad agreement about at their last meeting was this: to not tip their hands about what happens next....
02:00, 08/22/2019

Illinois corn yields seen below average but improve as tour scouts go West Corn farmers in west-central Illinois are facing potentially smaller corn yields this fall in what has been a challenging growing season after extreme weather and heavy rains delayed plantings across much of the U.S. Midwest, scouts on an annual tour...
02:00, 08/22/2019

Trump: My relationship with Tim Cook delayed Apple’s iPhone tariffs iPhones and Macs were temporarily spared from punitive tariffs against Chinese-made goods, thanks to a dinner between Apple's CEO and the U.S. President.Read More...
02:00, 08/22/2019

DHL stops deliveries for Amazon Fresh in Germany Deutsche Post DHL will no longer deliver fresh food in Germany for Amazon as demand for the service launched in 2017 has been disappointing, a spokeswoman said on Wednesday....
02:00, 08/22/2019

India has not set deadline to launch electric vehicles: official The Indian government has not set a deadline to launch electric vehicles or to ban manufacturing of petrol and diesel cars, a government official said on Wednesday....
02:00, 08/22/2019

One tiny Aaron Judge fan got a big thrill from the slugger Kellen Wilson had long looked up to Aaron Judge, and on Tuesday, he got a chance to do it in person to the 6-foot-7 slugger. The Yankees outfielder, ahead of Tuesday’s game against the Athletics in Oakland, made a point to seek out Wilson, givi...
02:52, 08/22/2019

Rory McIlroy calls out Tour Championship’s ‘Starting Strokes’ Safe to say Rory McIlroy isn’t loving the new Tour Championship rules. An overhauled scoring system called “Starting Strokes” will give FedEx Cup points leaders an advantage to begin play, with Justin Thomas beginning the four-day t...
02:52, 08/22/2019

Derick Brassard’s odyssey brings him to Islanders in New York return Derick Brassard is back in New York. The former Rangers center agreed to a one-year contract with the crosstown Islanders, the team announced Wednesday. The deal is reportedly for $1.2 million. Brassard posted 69 goals and 174 points over three-plus ...
02:52, 08/22/2019

Artist will remove tattoos from Indianapolis mural of Larry Bird — except one Basketball legend Larry Bird wasn't thrilled when he spotted a mural of himself on an Indianapolis building, so he contacted the artist, Jules Muck.       ...
02:52, 08/22/2019

Cubs' Morrow out for year following another setback Chicago Cubs closer Brandon Morrow is out for the year following another setback in his recovery from right elbow surgery, according to team president Theo Epstein       ...
02:52, 08/22/2019

Melville goes 7 strong, Rockies roll over D-backs 7-2 Journeyman pitcher Tim Melville holds Arizona Diamondbacks to two hits in seven innings, drives in two runs in 7-2 Colorado win       ...
02:52, 08/22/2019

Obamas make their Hollywood movie debut with 'American Factory' Barack and Michelle Obama made their Hollywood debut on Wednesday with a documentary set in industrial Ohio that film reviewers are calling compelling and timely....
02:52, 08/22/2019

Two injured as gunmen ambush French rapper Booba's video shoot At least two people were injured after gunmen ambushed a video shoot involving French rapper Booba, authorities said on Wednesday, in the latest incidence of violence marring the suburbs of Paris....
02:52, 08/22/2019

Best phones with big display in India Big screen smartphones may seem commonplace these days, but at one point of time, there was only an odd phone that would sport a big display. However, once smartphones with big displays went mainstream with the introduction of several budget offering...
02:52, 08/22/2019

Trump criticizes automakers cool on his mileage plan Last month, Ford, Honda, BMW and Volkswagen reached a voluntary agreement with California on fuel efficiency rules, defying Trump and his administration's effort to strip the state of the right to fight climate change by setting its own standards....
03:13, 08/22/2019

Epstein’s new trust fund may make it harder for accusers to collect damages: experts The discovery of the will with its newly created 1953 Trust, named after the year of his birth, instantly raised suspicions he did it to hide money from the many women who say he sexually abused them when they were teenagers....
03:13, 08/22/2019

Former Toronto Blue Jays player Octavio Dotel linked to Dominican drug ring Dominican officials say a 1,050-kilogram shipment of drugs heading from South America to Puerto Rico was one of several seizures attributed to this ring....
03:13, 08/22/2019

Sudan's Hamdok takes office as new prime minister, vows to tackle conflicts and economy Sudan's new prime minister, Abdalla Hamdok, was sworn in on Wednesday as leader of a transitional government, and he vowed to make achieving peace and solving the country's economic crisis a priority....
03:13, 08/22/2019

GQ’s Fall Fashion Guide to Being Whoever You Want How to reimagine your look in the best fashion of the season, starring Alton Mason, Jordan Barrett, Evan Mock, and more of the world's most interesting models....
03:39, 08/22/2019

5 Indicted in Identity Theft Scheme That Bilked Millions From Veterans The defendants obtained Social Security numbers and bank account information from a technician who worked for the military, the Justice Department said....
04:00, 08/22/2019

Playlist: Trans-Siberian Orchestra's Al Pitrelli shares his favorite classics Trans-Siberian Orchestra's Al Pitrelli's lengthy career has included stints recording and touring with Alice Cooper, Asia, Megadeth and other acts.        ...
04:00, 08/22/2019

Texan men caught riding scooters down Milkwaukee freeway following GPS instructions to museum Three Texans were slapped with hefty fines Monday after they were seen on camera riding dockless scooters down the shoulder of an interstate highway in Milwaukee, police said....
04:00, 08/22/2019

5 men arrested for stealing millions from elderly, disabled vets, DOJ says Federal prosecutors say five people have been arrested on charges they obtained social security and other identifying information to steal millions of dollars from mostly elderly and disabled veterans....
04:00, 08/22/2019

West Virginia court to rule if Gov. Jim Justice must live in state capital A lawsuit seeking to order West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice to reside in the state capital, Charleston, continued its course in court Wednesday, but the case hit the snooze button as the judge requested more documents from both parties. ...
04:00, 08/22/2019

Los Angeles-area deputy shot outside sheriff's station, expected to survive A Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy was shot while outside a sheriff's department station Wednesday but was expected to survive, investigators said. ...
04:00, 08/22/2019

Pedophiles in prison: The hell that would have awaited Epstein if he'd stayed behind bars Whether Jeffrey Epstein had languished for years awaiting trial under charges of operating a child sex ring – or been convicted – life behind bars for the disgraced money man would have been a far cry from the private islands and majestic mansions to...
04:00, 08/22/2019

California police seek suspect who allegedly attacked 400-pound robot security guard A 400-pound robot security guard -- likened to famed “Star Wars” droid R2-D2 -- was damaged after a suspected vandal attacked it earlier this month inside a Northern California parking garage, authorities said....
04:00, 08/22/2019

Ohio man charged with kidnapping after woman escapes from freezer with frostbite, police say An Ohio man faces kidnapping charges after a woman told police she escaped from a freezer at a Cleveland-area home where she may have been held for days, according to police. ...
04:00, 08/22/2019

Jair Bolsonaro claims without evidence that NGOs are setting fires in Amazon rainforest Brazilian president claims green groups behind rise in blazes, but offers nothing to support his assertionThe Brazilian president, Jair Bolsonaro, has accused environmental groups of setting fires in the Amazon as he tries to deflect growing internat...
04:00, 08/22/2019

Bombshell: first trailer for star-studded Fox News drama released Charlize Theron, Nicole Kidman and Margot Robbie aim for Oscars in the retelling of how Roger Ailes was brought downThe trailer for Bombshell has revealed our first official look at Charlize Theron as Megyn Kelly and Nicole Kidman as Gretchen Carlson...
04:00, 08/22/2019

'I am the Chosen One': with boasts and insults, Trump sets new benchmark for incoherence President outdoes himself in new press conference as he attacks the Danish prime minister, Jewish Democrats and the pressDonald Trump started off precisely on-message.Strolling to the end of a White House driveway on Wednesday ahead of his departure ...
04:00, 08/22/2019

West Ham need Jack Wilshere to show his class and justify expensive gamble | Jacob Steinberg Manuel Pellegrini has put faith in player who must rediscover spark and prove he can handle rigours of the Premier LeagueIt did not take long for some people at West Ham to develop doubts about the wisdom of signing Jack Wilshere. The misplaced early...
04:00, 08/22/2019

Trump: Jewish people who vote Democrat show 'great disloyalty' - video US president criticizes Jewish Americans who support the Democratic party and also defended Israel's decision to bar representatives Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib from entering the countryTrump backs further away from tightening gun controls – US poli...
04:00, 08/22/2019

Former OMB director says a halt in US consumer spending would bring on a recession Jim Nussle, a former Office of Management and Budget director, told CNBC that a strong U.S. consumer is the only thing keeping the country from recession....
04:26, 08/22/2019

Ryder Cup player Olesen denies sexual assault charge: report Danish Ryder Cup golfer Thorbjorn Olesen denied charges of sexual assault, being drunk on an aircraft and common assault stemming from a trans-Atlantic flight when he appeared in court in London on Wednesday, The Times newspaper reported....
04:26, 08/22/2019

Watch: California 'emoji house' for sale after neighborhood feud A California home dubbed the "emoji house" after being painted with giant emoji images -- purportedly as an act of revenge against neighbors -- is being listed for sale....
04:26, 08/22/2019

Watch: Bungee cord snaps on slingshot ride at Florida amusement park A visitor to a Florida amusement park captured video of the moment a bungee cable snapped on a slingshot ride just as it was about to launch with passengers....
04:26, 08/22/2019

Look: British police stop 'unusual vehicle' with balsa wood and duct tape body Police in Britain shared photos of an "unusual vehicle" stopped on the highway -- a homemade electric scooter with a shell made from balsa wood and duct tape....
04:26, 08/22/2019

Suggestively-named town seeks to stop adult toy company from using signs Residents of a Newfoundland and Labrador town with a famously suggestive name are petitioning to stop a sex toy company from using their sign for advertisements....
04:26, 08/22/2019

Jumia Fires Employees After Investigation of Sales Practices Jumia Technologies, the company behind the biggest e-commerce business across Africa, said it has fired employees and suspended others after investigations of improper sales practices....
04:52, 08/22/2019

After Iraq base blasts, Iranian-backed militias’ threats heighten speculation Israel is bombing Iraq A statement from Iranian-backed militias blamed Israeli drones for four big blasts at militia bases over the past month and accused the U.S. military of aiding the strikes by allowing Israel to use U.S. bases in Iraq....
05:13, 08/22/2019

Hong Kong police in standoff with protesters after sit-in Hong Kong riot police have faced off with protesters who were occupying a suburban train station to commemorate a violent attack there by masked assailants against supporters of the anti-government movement...
05:13, 08/22/2019

Teen sensation Gauff eyes next act at U.S. Open From the throngs of young fans who idolize her, to the tennis experts desperately seeking the sport's "next big thing", there is no shortage of expectations on the shoulders of 15-year-old Cori "Coco" Gauff....
05:13, 08/22/2019

Is Andreescu the next big thing? Not so fast When Bianca Andreescu became the first homegrown winner of the Canadian Open in 50 years, the tennis world declared the teenager as the sport's next big thing....
05:13, 08/22/2019

Washington Governor Inslee withdraws bid for U.S. Democratic presidential nomination Washington state Governor Jay Inslee, who made the fight against climate change the focus of his White House campaign, said on Wednesday he was withdrawing from the race for the 2020 U.S. Democratic presidential nomination....
05:39, 08/22/2019

Netflix's 'Hyperdrive' pushes drivers to insane limits in a 'Ninja Warrior' for cars 'Hyperdrive' features drivers from around the world racing through a series of mind-blowing obstacles in their own cars.        ...
05:39, 08/22/2019

'America's Got Talent': Comedian Ryan Niemiller snaps Simon Cowell's brutal mean streak Simon Cowell lived up to his grouchy reputation during Tuesday's episode of "America's Got Talent" by slamming many acts for not upping the ante.        ...
05:39, 08/22/2019

Online sneaker reseller StockX faces lawsuit over data breach StockX is now facing legal action over a data breach that led to the theft of more than 6.8 million customer records. A class-action lawsuit filed in US District Court this week alleged that the online sneaker marketplace compromised the data of mino...
05:39, 08/22/2019

An old Instagram hoax is back, and it's duping celebrities An Instagram hoax that first circulated in 2012 is back, and celebrities from Usher to Waka Flocka Flame, Julianne Moore, Julia Roberts and Rob Lowe have allegedly fallen for it. The post claims Instagram is changing its rules and everything you'...
05:39, 08/22/2019

Target shares up 15 percent on strong profit forecast Target raised its annual profit forecast on Wednesday after reporting better-than-expected quarterly results as higher investments to remodel stores and beef up digital business drew in more shoppers, sending shares up nearly 15 percent. The retailer...
06:00, 08/22/2019

| Rassie's win record blossoming at good time Almost undetected, Rassie Erasmus is sneaking up the ladder for win percentages by Springbok coaches and with more gains likely soon, writes Rob Houwing....
06:00, 08/22/2019

| Women to get gender-neutral Rugby World Cup from 2021 The Women's Rugby World Cup in 2017 will be the last of that title with World Rugby announcing they are adopting a policy of gender neutrality for their tournaments....
06:00, 08/22/2019

Shirtless man carrying topless, life-sized woman doll freaks out neighborhood Several Kansas City, Missouri, residents were freaked out Wednesday when they spotted a shirtless man lugging around what appeared to be a topless, unconscious woman — but in reality was just a life-sized doll. Police said they received multiple call...
06:00, 08/22/2019

Chinese official tells US to mind its own business on Hong Kong One of China’s top diplomats said Wednesday that Americans like Mitch McConnell should heed President Trump’s view that the demonstrations rocking Hong Kong are an internal matter for the Chinese — and that everybody else should butt out. “President ...
06:00, 08/22/2019

Shooter wounds LA County sheriff’s deputy at police station A gunman opened fire outside a Los Angeles County police station on Wednesday afternoon, wounding one sheriff’s deputy, authorities said. The deputy was shot in the shoulder at 2:45 p.m. at the Lancaster police station in the California city — ...
06:00, 08/22/2019

Safari lodge owner known as ‘Lion Man’ mauled to death by captive big cats Leon van Biljon, 70, was killed by his own captive lions Tuesday at Mahala View Lion Lodge in Cullinan as he attempted to fix a broken fence, the Times of the UK reported....
06:00, 08/22/2019

Elon Musk walks back ‘Nuke Mars’ idea, says maybe satellites will work better It’s only been a few days since SpaceX boss Elon Musk fired off a tweet reminding everyone that he wants to “nuke Mars,” but he’s already offered a possible alternative to that wild proposal. In a tweet on Tuesday, Musk propos...
06:26, 08/22/2019

Intel’s new chips just fixed the worst thing about ultrathin laptops It was only a few months ago that Intel unveiled a series of brand new 10th-gen processors that can deliver more powerful graphics performance to super slim laptops. The chipmaker isn’t done updating its product line, and we now have a few extr...
06:26, 08/22/2019

Samsung’s foldable phone ideas keep coming, even though the Galaxy Fold still isn’t out For those of you waiting for Samsung to finally make good on its promise as of a few weeks ago that its embarrassing Galaxy Fold design flubs have been fixed and that the phone will finally be released in September — well, keep waiting. We stil...
06:26, 08/22/2019

The Costs of Trying—and Failing—to Be a Teen Influencer  The documentary Jawline observes the life of Austyn Tester, a teenage broadcaster on the platform YouNow who is trying to find success online with the hopes of escaping the limited prospects of his life in rural Tennessee. The film, which premiered a...
06:26, 08/22/2019

Researchers are creepily close to predicting when you’re going to die Enlarge / Samples of donated blood in Vacutainer test tubes. (credit: Getty | Universal Images Group) If death is in the cards, it may also be in your blood. Measurements of 14 metabolic substances in blood were pretty good at predicting whether pe...
06:52, 08/22/2019

Facebook rolls out tool that could block those creepy targeted ads on your feed SAN FRANCISCO — Soon, you could get fewer familiar ads following you around the internet — or at least on Facebook. Facebook is launching a long-promised tool that lets you limit what the social network can gather about you on outside websites ...
07:39, 08/22/2019

Putin Says Weapons Test Was Behind Deadly Blast Russian President Vladimir Putin said a deadly explosion in northern Russia earlier this month occurred during the test of a promising weapons system and cast the Russian personnel who perished as national heroes....
08:00, 08/22/2019

Ocean Viking rescue ship awaits port access in latest migrant standoff Two charities running rescue missions in the Mediterranean Sea have said Italy has ignored requests to allow their ship to bring 356 migrants ashore, exposing Europe's latest failure to deal with African migration....
08:00, 08/22/2019

Plastic particles in drinking water present 'low' risk: WHO Microplastics contained in drinking water pose a "low" risk to human health at current levels, but more research is needed to reassure consumers, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday....
08:00, 08/22/2019

Cutting back on vegetable protein tied to unhealthy aging (Reuters Health) - Older adults who cut back on the amount of vegetable protein in their diets may be more likely to experience age-related health problems than their peers who increase the amount of plant protein they eat, a Spanish study suggests....
08:00, 08/22/2019

HHS to provide $23 million to Merck for Ebola vaccine production The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) said on Wednesday it will fund the manufacturing of Merck & Co Inc's investigational Ebola vaccine called V920, in response to the outbreak of the deadly virus in the Democratic Republic of the C...
08:00, 08/22/2019

Deivi Garcia officially auditioning for Yankees roster OAKLAND, Calif. — The announcement Wednesday the Yankees’ top prospect, Deivi Garcia, was being moved from the rotation at Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to the bullpen full-time could lead to the right-hander arriving in The Bronx when rosters expan...
08:26, 08/22/2019

New U.S.-Mexico deal avoids tariffs on tomatoes The United States and Mexico have reached a deal to avoid a 25 percent tariff on imports of Mexican tomatoes, U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross announced Wednesday....
08:26, 08/22/2019

March for Our Lives proposes sweeping gun control laws The March for Our Lives group proposed new gun control laws Wednesday that would raise the age to purchase guns from 18 to 21 while requiring longer wait periods and a federal registry for gun purchases....
08:26, 08/22/2019

AG Barr: 'Nothing' undercuts finding that Epstein killed himself, despite 'irregularities' at jail Epstein's apparent suicide in jail sent shockwaves through the political landscape, allowing a wave of conspiracy theories about a possible murder or cover-up to saturate social media....
08:52, 08/22/2019

You need this one product to keep your furry friend safe The worst part about having a dog is leaving them home alone when you go to work. With Furbo, you can keep an eye on them all day long!       ...
08:52, 08/22/2019

Gov. Jay Inslee Ends His 2020 Presidential Bid (OLYMPIA, Wash.) — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, who made fighting climate change the central theme of his presidential campaign, announced Wednesday night that he is ending his bid for the 2020 Democratic nomination. Inslee announced his decisio...
08:52, 08/22/2019

China considers testing no-go zones for gasoline vehicles: ministry China is considering testing a ban on gasoline-powered vehicles in some parts of the country and may set a timetable to eventually phase out such vehicles, according to the industry ministry....
09:13, 08/22/2019

New York sues EPA over GE's Hudson River PCB cleanup New York sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday, accusing the agency of prematurely allowing General Electric Co to stop clearing the Hudson River of PCB contamination before the cleanup was finished....
09:13, 08/22/2019

Boxing up-and-comer Blair Cobbs learned sport in Mexico after family fled United States Blair Cobbs, an unbeaten boxer, learned the sport in Mexico after fleeing there with his on-the-run father. He's now a boxing up-and-comer.       ...
09:13, 08/22/2019