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Ads Pitching CBD as a Cure-All Are Everywhere. Oversight Hasn’t Kept Up.

“Basically nobody” is overseeing the quality of the many cannabidiol products that have proliferated, one researcher said. The F.D.A. says it is doing everythin...

Ads Pitching CBD as a Cure-All Are Everywhere. Oversight Hasn’t Kept Up.

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Rangers vs. A’s: Pitching makes the Under the bet in this one The Texas Rangers had allowed four runs or fewer in nine of their past 14 games entering Thursday night, and have one of their more trustworthy starters going in Lance Lynn against the Oakland A’s. He is 7-4 with a 4.50 ERA and has yielded just one h...
22:13, 06/07/2019

Yankees must think out of the box to end pitching disaster BOSTON — Time for extreme measures. Bullpenning. Openers. Whatever it takes to get the Yankees out of this full-blown starting pitching meltdown. For that’s what we are witnessing here at Fenway Park, CC Sabathia’s abbreviated outing the latest domin...
08:26, 07/28/2019

Mop up duty: Position players pitching This MLB season has seen a record number of position players taking the mound. A look at some of those who did.       ...
19:39, 08/21/2019

Trevor Rosenthal Pitching Update: Look Out! Scattershot Nationals reliever Trevor Rosenthal was sent to the injured list back on April 26, two days after his last outing, another alarming disasterpiece in what is shaping up to be a nightmare of a season. The official line at the time was that ...
18:00, 05/31/2019

What’s driving Mets’ new pitching coach to keep at it CHICAGO — The one constant in baseball is change. In personnel and approach. The Mets moved Dave Eiland out as pitching coach Thursday and now 82-year-old Phil Regan is trying to point the team’s pitchers in the right direction. On Friday, Regan got ...
13:26, 06/22/2019

Facebook’s FTC settlement could include 20 years of oversight Facebook is headed toward an agreement with the U.S. government over its privacy policies and practices that would put it under 20 years of oversight.Read More...
11:13, 05/14/2019

Facebook's FTC punishment could involve 20 years of oversight Facebook and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) are edging closer to negotiating the tech giant's multibillion dollar penalty for security failures. Reuters reports that the deal "could be a month away" and could put the company under 20 years o...
19:39, 05/14/2019

Facebook outlines ideas for oversight board Facebook Inc on Thursday released the findings from its consultations with outside experts into its content review process, providing a glimpse into how its plans for a proposed "external oversight board" might take shape....
16:39, 06/27/2019

F.T.C. Orders Facebook to Add Oversight of Data Practices The F.T.C. fined Facebook $5 billion and placed new conditions on Facebook for privacy violations, but did not restrict the social network’s ability to gather and use people’s personal information....
15:26, 07/24/2019

U.S. inspector general to probe FAA helicopter oversight The U.S. Transportation Department's inspector general said on Tuesday it will probe the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) oversight of doors-off helicopter operations after a New York crash in March 2018 that killed five people....
00:00, 07/17/2019

FTC Wants Facebook Board to Boost Privacy Oversight The Federal Trade Commission is pushing Facebook to accept significant changes to its corporate governance as part of a settlement of user privacy concerns, with reorganization of the company’s board one likely result....
20:26, 05/02/2019

US regulators carve up oversight of Amazon and Google If there weren't already signs that American regulators expect to crack down on tech giants, there are now. Washington Post sources said that the Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission have carved out their competitive oversight...
01:52, 06/03/2019

$5 billion Facebook, FTC deal could add more privacy oversight While previous rumors about a possible settlement between Facebook and the FTC over its privacy failings focused on dollar figures and CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Politico reports that it could also create new executive positions. That could mean "appointin...
11:13, 05/02/2019

Yankees’ pitching staff could be revamped in many ways In addition to Luis Severino facing batters for the first time before Sunday’s 8-4 loss to Cleveland as he comes back from the lat strain that has sidetracked his season, Dellin Betances threw a bullpen session, as he attempts to come back from a lat...
13:00, 08/19/2019

Diamondbacks vs. Rockies: Colorado’s pitching will be it’s undoing The Arizona Diamondbacks enter their series with the Colorado Rockies as the second-best team in the National League over their past 11 games, going 8-3 in that stretch. The Rockies are coming off a four-game series against the San Diego Padres in wh...
03:13, 06/19/2019

Yankees can’t ignore other half of pitching mission Wandering eyes will be focused on the likes of Toronto’s Marcus Stroman, the Giants’ Madison Bumgarner and perhaps Cleveland’s Trevor Bauer over the coming weeks as the Yankees look to fortify their starting pitching for the stretch run and beyond. A...
04:13, 07/11/2019

For the Second Half, the Yankees Have a Short Wish List: Pitching A strong bullpen and an overwhelming offense have lifted the Yankees to a stellar record. They know they’ll need a pitching upgrade to win a championship....
13:26, 07/12/2019

Stroman? Bauer? The best Yankees pitching targets right now On Wednesday afternoon, Braves left-hander Dallas Keuchel gave up five runs (four earned) to the Brewers over 5 ²/₃ innings, walking two and striking out five. His ERA shot up from 3.09 to 3.58 in six starts, totaling 37 ²/₃ innings. Those overall nu...
07:13, 07/18/2019

Cubs vs. Reds: This pitching matchup is bad for offense The Cincinnati Reds are the top team to playing totals Under in MLB this year and face a starting pitcher in Kyle Hendricks who has been dominant at home this season. In his seven home starts in 2019, Hendricks is 4-1 with a 1.65 ERA and has allowed ...
03:13, 07/16/2019

How it keeps getting trickier for Yankees to pull off pitching trade Zack Wheeler went on the injured list Monday and the Giants swept a doubleheader, emphasizing how sensitive the starting pitching market is and how it can shift almost daily with every pain and gain between now and July 31. The twists and turns obvio...
02:52, 07/17/2019

The other Mets pitching prospect quietly moving on up As Anthony Kay took center stage at the MLB Futures Game on Sunday night in Cleveland, the Mets’ other fast-rising pitching prospect was off the radar. By now, Ryley Gilliam is probably used to there being little fanfare for him. The Mets’ 2018 fifth...
05:13, 07/09/2019

Yankees Continue to Pummel Orioles Pitching Clint Frazier homered twice and drove in a career-high five runs as the Yankees kept up their assault on Baltimore pitching in an 11-4 rout Tuesday night....
07:39, 05/22/2019

Cubs call up pitching prospect Alzolay The Chicago Cubs called up highly touted pitching prospect Adbert Alzolay and the right-hander is expected to make his major league debut Thursday against the visiting New York Mets....
20:52, 06/20/2019

The Red Sox pitching staff is a constantly evolving disaster Andrew Cashner failed to help the Red Sox’s starting rotation, but he could become their desperate bullpen savior. After posting a brutal 8.01 ERA over six starts since being acquired by the Orioles last month, Cashner was pulled from the rotat...
23:26, 08/14/2019

Yankees must get pitching reinforcements before trade deadline BOSTON — The sample size grows. And with it, the need for reinforcements, be they internal, external or both. Any hopes that the Yankees’ starting-rotation funk would cease at one full turn — that their pitching, more generally, would stop bleeding l...
11:39, 07/26/2019

Yankees bashed by Red Sox as pitching disaster continues BOSTON — Larry Rothschild took one bullet and CC Sabathia another for a horrific starting rotation. In the wake of an eighth straight poor start that led to a 9-5 loss to the rampaging Red Sox on Saturday in front of a sold-out Fenway Park crowd of 3...
08:26, 07/28/2019

Congressional Veterans Pitch In to Rebuild Oversight Muscle Years of budget cuts and a stream of departures have left Congress lacking in expertise and experience to challenge a recalcitrant Trump White House....
19:52, 06/22/2019

Google, Facebook potential subjects of fed probes, oversight…again Google and Facebook are in the crosshairs of potential US antitrust probes that could disrupt their businesses or even break them apart — but it’s not the first time they have faced heat from the feds. Silicon Valley-based Google dodged the threat of...
07:39, 06/05/2019

The House committee quietly racking up oversight wins House Democrats are largely pursuing flashy, partisan, made-for-TV investigations targeting President Donald Trump, but one panel is taking a different approach — and getting results. The House Foreign Affairs Committee is quietly amassing documents ...
20:52, 06/17/2019

House oversight panel backs subpoena for Conway The House Oversight Committee on Wednesday approved a subpoena to force White House counselor Kellyanne Conway to appear before the panel as it looks into allegations that she repeatedly violated the Hatch Act. (June 26)     ...
02:39, 06/27/2019

Why Democrats’ oversight machine is moving so slowly against Trump House Democrats have kicked and screamed about the White House’s refusal to allow key Trump officials to come before Congress. But they haven’t done the one thing they can do to force the issue: Go to court.Democrats have handed out procedural slaps ...
19:39, 07/17/2019

House Oversight threatens to subpoena Kellyanne Conway The House Oversight and Reform Committee will vote to authorize a subpoena for White House counselor Kellyanne Conway on Wednesday if she does not show up for the panel’s hearing on her alleged violations of the Hatch Act, according to a memo sent to...
22:52, 06/23/2019

Central banks will want oversight of Facebook's Libra - BoE's Carney Major central banks and regulators will want oversight of Facebook's proposed new currency and payment system, Libra, to ensure it is safe and does not allow money laundering or finance terrorism, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said....
10:00, 06/21/2019

Facebook settlement with U.S. may include privacy oversight: Politico Facebook Inc and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) are negotiating a possible settlement that would require the company to create an independent privacy oversight committee and take other steps to safeguard users, Politico reported on Wednesday, cit...
04:00, 05/02/2019

FTC fines Facebook $5B, adds oversight for privacy mishaps WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal regulators are fining Facebook $5 billion for privacy violations and instituting new oversight and restrictions on its business. But they are only holding CEO Mark Zuckerberg personally responsible in a limited fashion. The ...
18:26, 07/24/2019

Facebook Board to Tighten Oversight, as Zuckerberg Keeps Control Facebook Inc.’s historic settlement with the Federal Trade Commission keeps CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s power largely intact, even as it calls for the board to tighten the reins on the company’s privacy practices....
20:39, 07/24/2019

The Roots of Boeing’s 737 Max Crisis: A Regulator Relaxes Its Oversight A Times investigation found that the F.A.A. regulatory process, which gave Boeing significant oversight authority, compromised the safety of the plane....
21:13, 07/27/2019

Facebook settlement with U.S. may include privacy oversight -Politico Facebook Inc and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) are negotiating a possible settlement that would require the company to create an independent privacy oversight committee and take other steps to safeguard users, Politico reported on Wednesday, cit...
04:13, 05/02/2019

Yankees’ Gleyber Torres is destroying AL East pitching There is good news for the rest of the AL East: The season is only two months longer. There are only so many more times you’ll have to face Gleyber Torres. Now the bad news: Torres will be back next year. And the year after. And the year after. And t...
14:52, 08/04/2019

Pitching is Cubs’ biggest culprit in road woes It’s been one of the enduring mysteries of the 2019 baseball season. Why have the Chicago Cubs been so bad on the road? There’s a chance for bettors to ponder that conundrum Wednesday night, when the Cubs visit the Philadelphia Phillies in a national...
23:26, 08/14/2019

Phil Regan, Who Is 82 Years Old, Is Your New Mets Pitching Coach Any Major League Baseball franchise setting out to hire a pitching coach over 80 years of age would do well to get Phil Regan. He has had a distinguished and improbably eventful life in baseball, and a very long one. Regan’s first big-league manager,...
20:26, 06/21/2019

Roark strikes out seven, pitching A's to sweep of Yankees Tanner Roark struck out seven and didn't walk a batter over six-plus innings, Yankees starter Masahiro Tanaka struggled early and the Oakland Athletics beat New York 5-3 for a three-game series sweep       ...
08:26, 08/23/2019

CC Sabathia’s first pitching coach not surprised by veteran’s success When CC Sabathia delivers his Hall of Fame speech, one face in the crowd will be that of the man who was Sabathia’s pitching coach when he was a 17-year-old minor leaguer in the Indians’ system. “I plan on being in Cooperstown that day,’’ Cleveland p...
14:13, 08/17/2019

A Yankees postseason plan to combat their pitching issues The more effectively the Yankees answer the bulk of their great concerns, the more egregiously their lone remaining problem stands. Too many strikeouts on offense? They rank far better in the American League than last year. A lineup that tilts too fa...
04:13, 08/20/2019

Carlos Carrasco’s pitching return from leukemia went perfectly AKRON, Ohio — Carlos Carrasco shook off some nerves and returned to the mound. Two months after being diagnosed with leukemia, everything felt mostly normal for the Indians right-hander. “It was really special today,” Carrasco said. ̶...
13:52, 08/20/2019

Jason Vargas cramps up in Mets’ pitching nightmare Mets starting pitchers are dropping like flies. Hours after the Mets placed Noah Syndergaard on the injured list with a strained right hamstring, Jason Vargas left Sunday’s game against the Cardinals with a left calf cramp while batting in the ...
23:52, 06/16/2019

Yankees add Ryan Dull as pitching transactions keep piling up Meet the Yankees’ newest exciting arm: Ryan Dull. The right-hander was acquired off waivers from the Giants, the team announced Wednesday. He was added to the 40-man roster, resulting in Brady Lail being designated for assignment to make room. ...
23:26, 08/14/2019

Cardinals vs. Royals: Take advantage of sneaky pitching duel Last season, Jack Flaherty emerged as focal point of the Cardinals’ pitching rotation. After a tough start to 2019, he appears to be that guy once again. In his last six starts, he has an ERA of 0.94, and opponents are hitting just .144 off of him wh...
21:39, 08/13/2019

A’s sign fan who wowed with viral in-stadium pitching challenge In the span of three weeks, Nathan Patterson went from just a regular fan at a baseball game to an MLB hopeful with a minor-league contract. On July 15, Patterson and his brother Christian attended a Rockies game when the two decided to try their luc...
20:39, 08/02/2019

Pressure is on Aaron Boone in big Yankees pitching question James Paxton struggles in the first inning, which doesn’t rank as altogether different than, say, Shake Shack founder Danny Meyer continually messing up the cheese fries. It’s a pretty vital skill to lack in the respective fields of work. As fortune ...
04:52, 07/22/2019

Patrick Corbin is only adding to Yankees pitching pain As Yankees starting pitchers keep getting rocked, the one that got away continues to shine. Patrick Corbin — who rejected the Yankees for a richer deal with the Nationals last winter — exited Wednesday night’s game against the Rockies after str...
09:26, 07/25/2019

Cubs’ Joe Maddon rips ‘out of control’ Pirates pitching PITTSBURGH — Joe Maddon isn’t against pitching inside. It’s when the ball starts buzzing batter’s heads that the Chicago Cubs manager thinks the increasingly thin line between aggressive and dangerous can get a little too blurry. On...
12:13, 07/05/2019

How Domingo German could change Yankees’ pitching quest Their homer-less and winless streak lasted one game. Then the Yankees returned to familiarity Wednesday. They went deep twice. They won a game. This has been their first half — tons of long balls, lots of victories. They are at three weeks without lo...
09:13, 07/04/2019

Bauer? Wheeler? Where Yankees’ pitching quest stands Now , where were we? The dizzying inaugural London Series felt more like a month than a weekend, albeit a fun month. The only baseball conclusion to draw from the Yankees’ overseas beatdown of the Red Sox? Boston’s bullpen, suspected as a liability e...
08:13, 07/02/2019

Brian Cashman: Pitching struggles won’t force me into bad trade BOSTON — If nothing else, the past week has reinforced the Yankees’ need for starting-pitching help, as each starter was smacked around over the last turn of the rotation. General manager Brian Cashman acknowledged Friday the Yankees have hit “a bad ...
03:39, 07/27/2019

Buy-low candidates for fantasy baseball owners desperate for pitching In comparison to years past, starting pitching seems to be a lot less reliable for fantasy owners this season. We’ve seen injuries ravage the position, and some high-end starters like Chris Sale and Noah Syndergaard have struggled with consistency. W...
09:26, 06/30/2019

Gleyber Torres rescues Yankees from pitching disaster Gleyber Torres’ game-winning single with one out in the bottom of the ninth sent the Yankees to London in style, as they outlasted the Blue Jays, 8-7, Wednesday in The Bronx. Torres’ heroics helped the Yankees finish a 9-1 home stand, as they won for...
03:39, 06/27/2019

Familiar blueprint is Yankees’ path to pitching solution Mike Tauchman is the latest Yankees positional find, a small pickup who is thriving and hinting at a much higher ceiling than initially perceived. He joins Didi Gregorius, Aaron Hicks, Gio Urshela and Luke Voit to deepen the lineup and bench. The Yan...
00:52, 07/28/2019

Astros acquire Greinke in stunning pitching grab Zack Greinke held the New York Yankees to two runs on two hits over five innings on Wednesday, and that was the good news for the Bronx Bombers when it comes to the veteran pitcher....
02:39, 08/01/2019

Tigers pitching prospect Mize has shoulder inflammation DETROIT (AP) — Tigers prospect Casey Mize is going on the injured list with right shoulder inflammation. The team announced the move Friday, saying the Double-A right-hander had an MRI that was reviewed by Dr. James Andrews and Dr. Stephen Lemos. The...
00:52, 06/15/2019

Keuchel? Bumgarner? Only reasonable Yankees’ pitching wish list For this year’s trade-deadline class of starting pitchers, you very well could prefer the maybes to the definitelys. That leaves the Yankees, clearly requiring some arms to complete their mission, in the spot of rooting for teams on the bubble to stu...
02:26, 06/04/2019

How Cole Hamels found the secret to pitching in 2019 Why would a pitcher be OK with giving up home runs? For the Cubs left-hander, not fearing the long ball has been crucial to a career revival on the mound....
15:52, 04/30/2019

Padres vs. Dodgers: The pitching edge belongs to San Diego The San Diego Padres have had one of the biggest turnarounds in baseball from a season ago, with their starting pitchers posting the seventh-best ERA among rotations in the majors. Despite just a 1-2 record, Matt Strahm has been highly effective as a...
01:26, 05/16/2019

Domingo German to IL as Yankees pitching is now dangerously thin CLEVELAND — The Yankees’ Injury Wheel of Misfortune has taken another spin and landed on Domingo German, whose recent struggles now have a context. German went on the 10-day injured list Sunday with a left hip flexor strain, a condition he said...
17:52, 06/09/2019

James Paxton still worried after pitching test: ‘Felt it a little bit’ KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Don’t pencil James Paxton back in the Yankees’ rotation yet. The left-hander has been sidelined with left knee inflammation and said he “felt it a little bit” during an extended spring training start against the Tigers in Tam...
02:00, 05/25/2019

Mets trade for Wilmer Font for much-needed pitching help With their pitching staff under siege by injuries, the Mets worked the trade market for relief. The Mets acquired Wilmer Font from the Rays on Monday for a player to be named later, The Post’s Joel Sherman confirmed. With relievers Jeurys Famil...
18:39, 05/06/2019

Banged-up Mets make flurry of pitching moves With starters Steven Matz and Jason Vargas ailing, the New York Mets have made a flurry of moves to replenish their banged-up pitching staff        ...
05:26, 05/07/2019

Fate Came Back Around To Punish Max Fried's Pitching Hand Atlanta’s Max Fried is a very cool young pitcher. He got off to a great start this season, compiling a 4–1 record and a 2.11 earned run average through his first six starts, with a scrumptious 0.991 WHIP. He has also evidently run afoul of Fate, whic...
07:52, 05/08/2019

Why Mets shouldn’t rush up stud pitching prospect Jason Vargas plans to return from the injured list Saturday afternoon to start for the Mets against the Tigers, and you know what that means: It’s time to contemplate other options for the Mets’ starting rotation. (Yes, to be fair, the soft-throwing ...
11:00, 05/25/2019

Noah Syndergaard back in big way: Homers while pitching shutout Noah Syndergaard was the complete package Thursday. After stumbling through his previous three starts, the Mets right-hander rebounded with a getaway day special: a four-hit shutout with 10 strikeouts in which he homered for the game’s only run in a ...
21:13, 05/02/2019

Facebook reportedly invites federal oversight of its privacy practices During Facebook's F8 keynote this week, the company repeatedly hammered one idea: the future is private. While its privacy-focus might be flawed, it looks like Facebook is putting its money where its mouth is. According to The Washington Post, t...
00:13, 05/04/2019

Family’s lawyer faults Buttigieg on police officer oversight INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A lawyer for the family of a black man fatally shot by a white police officer says Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg’s (BOO’-tuh-juhj) mayoral administration hasn’t been aggressive enough in overse...
20:26, 06/21/2019

Oversight committee OKs subpoena on White House use of private email The House Committee on Oversight and Reform on Thursday authorized a subpoena of records in the panel's investigation into the White House's alleged use of private email for government business....
04:13, 07/26/2019

Democrats call for oversight after Trump's Iran airstrikes reversal Warren accused Trump of instigating ‘another unnecessary conflict’ while Biden called it a ‘self-inflicted disaster’Follow the latest in US politics – liveSenior US Democrats led the outcry on Friday against Donald Trump’s dramatic almost-launch of m...
03:00, 06/22/2019

White House says will reappoint Puerto Rico oversight board The White House said on Monday it will ask the U.S. Senate to confirm the current members of Puerto Rico's federally created financial oversight board after creditors of the bankrupt island successfully challenged the appointments on constitutional g...
12:26, 04/30/2019

Acting CBP chief open to congressional oversight for immigration policy ​WASHINGTON — The head of Customs and Border Protection said Sunday he’d welcome more congressional oversight of the zero tolerance border polices, including Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s calls for a 9/11 style commission. “Whatever ​C​ongress want...
01:39, 07/22/2019

Why human oversight will be essential to the next generation of automated data anaytics We’ve all read the news and heard the scaremongering stories around potential flaws and biases in Artificial Intelligence (AI) systems. Despite the scepticism, businesses are undoubtedly using the technology to streamline work processes, autom...
12:52, 05/30/2019

Trump to Cummings: ‘Take your Oversight Committee and go to Baltimore’ to investigate corruption President Trump issued a sharp message to House Oversight Committee Chairman Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md.: the real oversight is needed in the congressman’s home district....
21:52, 07/30/2019

FAA Reportedly Delegated Oversight of Critical 737 Max Flight System to Boeing A New York Times investigation into the Boeing 737 Max crisis—involving two crashes that killed a cumulative 346 people and the continued grounding of the entire line from global service—has found troubling signs that the Federal Aviation Administrat...
11:13, 07/28/2019

Facebook Agrees to Extensive New Oversight as Part of $5 Billion Settlement The F.T.C. placed new conditions on Facebook for privacy violations, but did not restrict the social network’s ability to gather and use people’s personal information....
15:13, 07/27/2019

European central bankers claim oversight over Facebook’s cryptocurrency Three European central bankers are claiming oversight over Facebook's planned virtual currency to ensure it will not jeopardize the financial system or be used to launder money....
15:39, 06/21/2019

Facebook could get new privacy oversight and record-breaking fine in FTC deal Facebook is looking at the possibility of new privacy oversight and a massive fine as part of a deal with the Federal Trade Commission, according to several recent reports. ...
21:13, 05/02/2019

GOP Oversight report finds ‘no evidence’ Interior’s Bernhardt hid meetings Charges that Interior Secretary David Bernhardt violated ethics rules by holding secret meetings with former oil industry pals were “disproved” by House Republican oversight leaders in a report aimed at challenging an expected critical Democratic ver...
23:39, 08/23/2019

Dems accuse DOJ of trying to hobble Congress’ oversight to protect Trump The Justice Department is ignoring centuries of investigations into presidents in an attempt to dramatically curtail Congress’ power to probe President Donald Trump, House Democrats argued Tuesday.In a court filing, House lawyers said the Justice D...
07:39, 08/21/2019

Puerto Rico oversight board to take local governments under its wing Puerto Rico's financial oversight board on Thursday unexpectedly added the island's towns and cities to its mandate, a move that it said was aimed at trying to help them avoid insolvency....
21:26, 05/10/2019

Former Top Financial Regulators Warn Against Move to Ease Oversight of Firms Ben S. Bernanke, Timothy F. Geithner, Jacob J. Lew and Janet L. Yellen said the Trump administration’s push to relax some controls could harm the American financial system’s stability....
22:52, 05/13/2019

Phoenix joins US cities eyeing civilian oversight for police PHOENIX (AP) — Dozens of people, mostly African Americans, huddled around tables scattered across a church gymnasium on a recent evening, discussing past run-ins with Phoenix police officers and ways to hold them accountable. In a city still stinging...
09:26, 08/18/2019

Puerto Rico oversight board defends plan as way out of bankruptcy Puerto Rico's federally created financial oversight board on Monday defended a new agreement with creditors, saying it will result in an affordable and sustainable debt level and allow the U.S. commonwealth to exit bankruptcy next year....
21:52, 06/17/2019

UPDATE 1-Facebook settlement with U.S. may include privacy oversight - Politico Facebook Inc and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) are negotiating a possible settlement that would require the company to create an independent privacy oversight committee and take other steps to safeguard users, Politico reported on Wednesday, cit...
06:00, 05/02/2019

Puerto Rico oversight board gets 60-day court extension for reappointments A U.S. Appeals Court on Monday gave Puerto Rico's federally created financial oversight board another 60 days to allow for the constitutional reappointment of its members by President Donald Trump and the Senate....
00:26, 05/07/2019

Dems step up oversight amid detention center firestorm Top House Democrats are escalating their response to Donald Trump’s handling of the migrant crisis at the border, making a direct plea to the president to improve conditions and ramping up their oversight of agencies at the center of a growing politi...
03:52, 07/03/2019

House Oversight panel authorizes subpoena for Kellyanne Conway The House Oversight and Reform Committee voted on Wednesday to authorize a subpoena for White House counselor Kellyanne Conway after she failed to appear at a hearing centering on her alleged violations of the Hatch Act. The White House blocked Conw...
18:39, 06/26/2019

'Like pitching in a rainforest': MLB fans and players struggle in brutal heatwave Temperatures have soared across large parts of United StatesTeams have stopped taking batting practice in extreme heatAt Wrigley Field, mist machines tried to cool the crowd. At Yankee Stadium, only one player took batting practice on the field. In C...
19:13, 07/21/2019

Yankees’ rising pitching prospect Deivi Garcia is now an All-Star, too LONDON — Right-hander Deivi Garcia, who has dominated at Single-A and Double-A, is the only Yankee to be selected to the All-Star Futures Game, to be played July 7 at Cleveland. The 20-year-old, who is 5-foot-9 and weighs 163 pounds, is 4-4 with a 2....
12:26, 06/29/2019

Yankees ride odd pitching and sixth-inning eruption into first place The Yankees opened with a struggling Chad Green and followed him up with Nestor Cortes, Jr., who hasn’t yet had success in the majors. Going against Tampa Bay’s Charlie Morton, the Yankees seemed to be in trouble when Green gave up two runs in the se...
00:52, 05/20/2019

Cardinals pitching legend Bob Gibson diagnosed with pancreatic cancer Hall of Fame pitcher Bob Gibson, who won the Cy Young and National League MVP awards with the St. Louis Cardinals in 1968, announced he has been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer....
08:13, 07/15/2019

Washington Nationals fire pitching coach Derek Lilliquist WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Nationals have fired pitching coach Derek Lilliquist. Minor league pitching coordinator Paul Menhart has been promoted to replace Lilliquist. General manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement Thursday, moments after th...
07:00, 05/03/2019

Cardinals Flamethrower Jordan Hicks Shredded His Pitching Elbow In some MLB injury news that felt as sadly inevitable as it is disappointing, St. Louis Cardinals closer Jordan Hicks is likely out for the long-term future, as the team announced today that he tore the UCL in his right (throwing) elbow. The Cardinal...
05:52, 06/25/2019

Pitching woes hurting Yankees’ World Series odds No interleague series has as much historical allure as the Yankees battling the Dodgers. Those franchises met in the World Series in 1941, ’47, ’49, ’52, ’53, ’55 and ’56 when the Dodgers resided in Brooklyn, and in ’63, ’77, ’78 and ’81 after their ...
09:39, 08/24/2019

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

Edwin Diaz already giving credit to Mets’ new pitching coach CHICAGO — Edwin Diaz is already meshing with the Mets’ new pitching coach. The closer on Friday credited Phil Regan for a mechanical adjustment that helped Diaz stifle the Cubs in the ninth inning for the save in a 5-4 victory at Wrigley Field. The r...
13:26, 06/22/2019

Vornado pitching office building to replace Hotel Pennsylvania Vornado Realty Trust is now actively pitching the proposed 1,400-foot-tall office building that would take the place of the battle-worn Hotel Pennsylvania at 401 Seventh Ave. The Post revealed the first rendering of the 2.8-million-square-footer — de...
08:39, 06/12/2019

Pitching, offense are at a loss as Baltimore’s free fall continues Starter Aaron Brooks fails to produce a spark and offense is AWOL as Orioles fall to Red Sox, 9-1, for their fifth consecutive loss and 10th in 11 games....
06:39, 08/17/2019

Wild Man Max Scherzer Is Pitching With A Huge Shiner One Day After Breaking His Nose Tuesday afternoon Max Scherzer broke his nose during batting practice, while working on his bunting. Among the many reasons this was unfortunate is poor timing: Scherzer was scheduled to pitch Wednesday evening, in the second game of a day-night doub...
03:39, 06/20/2019

Struggling Mets fire pitching coach Dave Eiland CHICAGO – The Mets have found a fall guy in Dave Eiland, firing the longtime pitching coach as well as bullpen coach Chuck Hernandez. The 35-39 Mets will begin a four-game series with the Cubs on Thursday at Wrigley Field. The Mets are replacing Eila...
21:52, 06/20/2019

Mets name 82-year-old Phil Regan interim pitching coach CHICAGO (AP) — The New York Mets have fired pitching coach Dave Eiland and bullpen coach Chuck Hernández and named Phil Regan interim pitching coach, Ricky Bones interim bullpen coach and Jeremy Accardo pitching strategist. New York announced the mov...
01:26, 06/21/2019

Meet Phil Regan, the Mets’ new 82-year-old pitching coach The Mets are looking to an old friend to fix their pitching woes. Phil Regan, 82, will take over as the Mets’ interim pitching coach, while Ricky Bones will return as interim bullpen coach, in light of Dave Eiland and Chuck Hernandez receiving ...
02:52, 06/21/2019

How one of Yankees’ top pitching prospects fared in first Double-A start of year Yankees top pitching prospect Deivi Garcia needed a whopping 96 pitches to complete just four innings of work.  From start to finish, he allowed five walks, two singles, and one grand slam following a mound visit with two outs during the second frame...
23:13, 05/02/2019

Yankees’ best pitching hope after stunningly quiet trade deadline What the Yankees have now will have to be good enough. The AL East leaders let the trade deadline pass without making any big deals — they did acquire minor league left-hander Alfredo Garcia from the Rockies for Joseph Harvey — despite a ...
00:13, 08/01/2019

The Yankees’ Trade Deadline Haul? A 20-Year-Old Pitching Prospect Yankees management stated for weeks that the team was seeking a top starting pitcher, but it whiffed on its efforts to improve the roster on Wednesday....
03:52, 08/01/2019

Astros’ pitching looks scary good with Zack Greinke on deck HOUSTON — Another day, another dominant pitching performance by the Astros. Justin Verlander struck out 10 on Sunday and the Astros beat the Mariners 3-1 Sunday for a three-game sweep. A day after Astros newcomer Aaron Sanchez and three relievers com...
04:13, 08/05/2019

House Oversight chairman demands private emails from Trump officials A top House Democrat demanded Monday that the White House turn over all communications sent by senior officials using private email and messaging services — including encrypted apps — by next week, citing a blanket refusal by the Trump administration...
00:13, 07/02/2019

Judge Approves Deal Spelling Out Oversight of Elon Musk's Tweets A federal judge approved a new deal clarifying how Tesla must oversee Elon Musk’s use of Twitter, an outcome that erases the risk its chief executive would be punished for violating the original agreement....
06:26, 05/01/2019

CFP Board vows stepped up oversight of financial advisors after complaints of lax review Shopping for an advisor? The Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards is changing its processes to help curtail financial advisors with bad track records....
02:13, 07/31/2019

Elon Musk Reaches Deal With the SEC Requiring Tougher Oversight of His Bad Tweets Elon Musk has reached a deal with the Securities and Exchange Commission following a dispute over his bad tweets and what he can—or more specifically, can’t—share on the platform after he was accused of violating the terms of an earlier agreement. It...
15:26, 04/28/2019

Fines, jail time? Dems digging in as Trump resists oversight WASHINGTON (AP) — They’re talking about jailing people at the Capitol. Imposing steep fines. All sorts of extraordinary, if long-shot measures to force the White House to comply with Democratic lawmakers’ request for information about Pre...
17:39, 05/04/2019

Puerto Rico oversight board extends reach to island's municipalities Puerto Rico's federally created financial oversight board on Thursday took unexpected action, adding town and cities to its mandate, which up until now was focused on the island's central government and related entities....
20:39, 05/09/2019

Brazil lawmakers vote to strip financial oversight from justice minister Brazilian lawmakers dealt a blow to the country's graft-busting Justice Minister Sergio Moro on Thursday, when a congressional committee voted to transfer a key tool for monitoring financial transactions to the recently-formed Economy Ministry....
23:00, 05/09/2019

‘Technology Needs to Be Regulated.’ Apple CEO Tim Cook Says No Oversight Has Led To Great Damage To Society Apple CEO Tim Cook has called for more government regulation on the technology industry in order to protect privacy in an interview at the TIME 100 Summit in New York. “We all have to be intellectually honest, and we have to admit that what we&...
14:51, 04/28/2019

Puerto Rico oversight board reaches deal over retiree pensions Puerto Rico's federally created financial oversight board said on Wednesday it reached a deal to restructure more than $50 billion in unfunded pension liabilities that includes cuts for some of the bankrupt U.S. commonwealth's retired government work...
01:52, 06/13/2019

Organizers of North American Indigenous Games admit to artistic oversight Organizers have issued a statement saying the oversight involving Melissa Labrador happened amid the "excitement" of revealing the official brand for the event last Wednesday....
23:52, 06/10/2019

Dems fear report on Russia probe could kill their oversight momentum Democrats lurching toward potential impeachment and ramping up their probes of President Donald Trump are becoming increasingly worried that the Justice Department will subvert their efforts. An internal DOJ watchdog report on the origins of the Rus...
17:39, 06/06/2019

Representative Justin Amash, Newly Independent, Resigns From Oversight Committee After leaving the Republican Party, Mr. Amash withdrew from the committee, most likely pre-empting his removal but depriving Democrats on the panel of their only bipartisan ally....
02:26, 07/09/2019

House Oversight postpones subpoena vote after Commerce agrees to interviews The House Oversight Committee on Wednesday announced it would postpone voting on subpoenaing the Commerce Department after the agency agreed to allow several current and former officials to be interviewed about adding a citizenship question to the 20...
20:39, 06/05/2019

Central banks will want oversight of Facebook's Libra: Bank of England's Carney Major central banks and regulators will want oversight of Facebook's proposed new currency and payment system, Libra, to ensure it is safe and does not allow money laundering or finance terrorism, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said....
15:39, 06/21/2019

State Education Department moves to boost oversight of private schools The state Education Department proposed revised rules Friday to boost its oversight of private and religious schools. The regulations would require the nonpublic schools to provide “substantially equivalent instruction” to what’s offered at public sc...
03:52, 06/01/2019

Nissan considers giving Renault some seats on oversight committees, report says Nissan is considering giving its alliance partner Renault some seats on planned oversight committees after Renault expressed discontent with the envisioned governance reform, a source said....
04:26, 06/16/2019

Private schools angry over state proposal to give city more oversight New York’s elite private-school community is “furious” over a state proposal to give the city Department of Education oversight of their kids’ curricula — and they’re fighting back, insiders told The Post. The blanket Albany proposal is primarily int...
16:00, 07/12/2019

Nissan considers giving Renault some seats on oversight committees - source Nissan Motor Co is considering giving its alliance partner Renault SA some seats on planned oversight committees after the French automaker expressed discontent with the envisioned governance reform, a source said....
10:26, 06/15/2019

Nissan considers giving Renault some seats on oversight committees: Kyodo Nissan Motor Co is considering giving its alliance partner Renault SA some seats on planned oversight committees after the French automaker expressed discontent with the envisioned governance reform, Kyodo news reported on Friday, citing people close...
05:39, 06/15/2019

Yankees’ minor league pitching guru headed to Georgia Tech The Yankees are on the verge of losing highly regarded minor league pitching coordinator Danny Borrell to Georgia Tech. According to a person with knowledge of the situation, Borrell and the school are closing in on a five-year deal for him to be the...
10:39, 08/02/2019

Nationals shake things up, fire pitching coach Derek Lilliquist Lilliquist joined the Nationals ahead of the 2018 season. The pitching staff was hit by injuries last season but has regressed during a 13-17 start to this season....
08:39, 05/03/2019

Two-time Cy Young winner Corey Kluber breaks pitching arm after being hit by 102 mph liner Two-time Cy Young Award-winning pitcher Corey Kluber broke his right forearm Wednesday night after he was struck by Miami Marlins’ Brian Anderson’s liner in the fifth inning....
22:13, 05/02/2019

Villar slam, Means' pitching lifts Orioles past Red Sox 4-1 Jonathan Villar hit a grand slam, John Means shackled Boston's torrid offense over seven strong innings and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Red Sox 4-1        ...
05:26, 05/07/2019

Masahiro Tanaka leads pitching rebound as Yankees bounce back They had witnessed Masahiro Tanaka’s second straight strong outing, the Yankees loading the bases without scoring, Tommy Kahnle’s superb two-strikeout effort and Zack Britton working around first baseman Mike Ford’s fielding error on Didi Gregorius’ ...
07:26, 08/17/2019

Manoah’s pitching leads West Virginia past Texas Tech OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Alek Manoah’s dominance helped fourth-seeded West Virginia beat top-seeded Texas Tech 5-1 in the Big 12 Tournament on Thursday night. Manoah, the Big 12 Pitcher of the Year, gave up one run on four hits and struck out 10 in...
08:13, 05/24/2019

Mets’ offense stays silent, pitching starts limping as it gets ugly MILWAUKEE — In remembrance of the iconic sitcom set in this city, these are “Unhappy Days” for the Mets. Their season may have jumped the shark Sunday, when starting pitcher Jason Vargas departed with “mild” left hamstring tightness and a makeshift l...
01:26, 05/06/2019

Pitching Pitbull: The start-ups hitting Miami Beach for a chance to woo the superstar At the eMerge Americas conference in Miami, start-ups from around the world compete for a chance to pitch their breakthrough business ideas to Pitbull, the American rap star and entrepreneur....
21:52, 04/29/2019

Snoop Dogg, rain out, Red Sox’s pitching give peek into sports madness How about a change-up from a screwball? Not that you care, but it’s time I shared the method to my growing madness. I compile notes — accent on pile — that I hope are of interest. Then I sort through them and bang on a keyboard. Today, however, a bli...
05:26, 06/16/2019

Mets pitching legend Dwight Gooden arrested on drug charges New York Mets pitching legend Dwight Gooden was arrested in New Jersey last month for cocaine possession and driving under the influence, according to court documents....
00:00, 07/14/2019

Puerto Rico oversight board enters agreement to address debt claims Puerto Rico's federally created financial oversight board said on Sunday it has entered into an agreement with bondholders to provide "a framework for a plan of adjustment" to address $35 billion of claims against the U.S. territory....
03:00, 06/17/2019

White House wants current members of Puerto Rico oversight board to remain The White House said on Monday it will ask the U.S. Senate to confirm the current members of Puerto Rico's federally created financial oversight board after creditors of the bankrupt island successfully challenged their original appointments in court...
07:00, 04/30/2019

Dems seize on Hope Hicks testimony to break Trump's oversight blockade Hope Hicks’ name appears 184 times in special counsel Robert Mueller’s blockbuster report, in which the longtime confidante of President Donald Trump delivers a painstakingly detailed account of efforts by Trump to thwart the investigation of his cam...
13:39, 06/19/2019

House Oversight Committee to vote on possible Kellyanne Conway subpoena over Hatch Act controversy The House Oversight Committee plans to vote Wednesday whether or not subpoena White House counselor Kellyanne Conway following a government watchdog’s finding that she violated the Hatch Act.  ...
09:52, 06/24/2019

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

Facebook has told federal investigators it’s open to heightened oversight of its privacy practices Scrutiny of Facebook’s data-collection practices could end a wide-ranging federal probe into a series of privacy abuses that came to light last year....
17:39, 05/03/2019

Bryan Hoch talks Yankees injuries, pitching depth, and 2009 stories On Monday’s episode of The Bronx Pinstripes Show, co-host Andrew Rotondi spoke with Yankees beat reporter Bryan Hoch about the Yankees slow start, Gio Gonzalez, Aaron Boone, and more. Hoch has been the Yankees beat reporter for MLB.com since 20...
13:00, 05/02/2019

Nationals pitching coach fired on night Stephen Strasburg hits K milestone WASHINGTON — The Washington Nationals have fired pitching coach Derek Lilliquist. Minor league pitching coordinator Paul Menhart has been promoted to replace Lilliquist. General manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement Thursday, moments after the Nat...
06:26, 05/03/2019

Fantasy Baseball: Little recourse for Corey Kluber injury in pitching-starved environment Corey Kluber has a fractured forearm, and the loss is felt throughout the Fantasy Baseball world. Scott White offers some suggestions for replacing him....
12:26, 05/02/2019

Watch: Chicago Cubs' Kyle Hendricks spins pitching gem vs. San Francisco Giants Chicago Cubs pitcher Kyle Hendricks out-dueled Jeff Samardija and led his team to a narrow victory against the San Francisco Giants, allowing just three hits over seven scoreless innings....
02:52, 08/24/2019

Houston Astros acquire Zack Greinke in stunning deadline pitching grab Astros eclipse Yankees as AL favorites with stunning tradeNL-leading Dodgers add infield depth with Jedd Gyorko dealNationals reshape bullpen, adding three relievers at deadlineZack Greinke held the New York Yankees to two runs on two hits over five ...
01:52, 08/01/2019

Puerto Rico's oversight board strikes $35 billion restructuring deal with commonwealth's bondholders The agreement, which is on the framework for the plan of adjustment, provide for more than a 60% average haircut for all $35 billion, a 36% haircut on pre-2012 general obligation or "GO" bonds, and a 27% haircut on public authority bonds that carry a...
01:13, 06/18/2019

Kellyanne Conway defies House Oversight Committee subpoena over alleged Hatch Act violations White House adviser Kellyanne Conway defied a subpoena to appear before the House Oversight Committee on Monday to face questions over her alleged violations of the Hatch Act....
01:13, 07/16/2019

FDA defends oversight amid questions of safety of generic drugs made in India and China The FDA defends its track records of inspections of overseas drug factories as a new book raises question about the safety of generic drugs        ...
07:00, 05/18/2019

Executive director of Puerto Rico's Oversight Board defends proposed restructuring deal The executive director of Puerto Rico's Oversight Board is standing by the restructuring agreement with a portion of bondholders to address $35 billion of Puerto Rico's debt....
21:26, 06/17/2019

House oversight panel asks Alex Acosta to testify on Jeffrey Epstein plea The House oversight committee asked Labor Secretary Alex Acosta to testify about his involvement in negotiating a deal that put billionaire Jeffrey Epstein in jail for 13 months for sex crimes....
00:26, 07/11/2019

Oversight panel demands White House official testify on Trump-Putin docs The House Oversight and Reform Committee is demanding that the White House’s records chief testify about President Donald Trump’s alleged efforts to conceal documents detailing his private conversations with Russian President Vladimir Putin. In a let...
23:52, 06/24/2019

New York Mets hire former Sandy Koufax teammate Phil Regan, 82, as pitching coach The New York Mets hired 82-year-old Phil Regan as the team's interim pitching coach after firing former pitching coach Dave Eiland and bullpen coach Chuck Hernandez....
07:26, 06/22/2019

Former clubhouse attendant sues Detroit Tigers, ex-pitching coach alleging racial discrimination A former Detroit Tigers clubhouse attendant filed a lawsuit against the club and former pitching coach Chris Bosio Thursday, claiming that “a culture of racism was tolerated by the upper echelons of management."...
05:26, 07/29/2019

Toronto Blue Jays trade Marcus Stroman to New York Mets for 2 pitching prospects New York is sending the Blue Jays two of its top pitching prospects, 24-year-old left-hander Anthony Kay and 18-year-old right-hander Simeon Woods Richardson....
04:39, 07/30/2019

House oversight holds William Barr, Wilbur Ross in contempt for defying subpoena over census The House oversight committee voted to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress for defying a subpoena regarding the inclusion of a citizenship question on the 2020 ce...
00:26, 06/13/2019

Treasury Secretary Mnuchin denies request for Trump’s tax returns, rebuffing oversight priority of Democrats WASHINGTON (AP) — Treasury Secretary Mnuchin denies request for Trump’s tax returns, rebuffing oversight priority of Democrats....
01:00, 05/07/2019

House Oversight Committee seeks documents related to secret CBP Facebook groups that ridiculed migrants The move suggests that the panel’s chairman, Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, is not backing down from his investigations despite the president’s recent attacks on the Md. Democrat and his district....
19:00, 07/31/2019

House Oversight Committee to vote on whether to force Kellyanne Conway to testify over alleged Hatch Act violations Jim Young/Reuters White House counselor Kellyanne Conway may be forced to testify before the House Oversight Committee if she doesn't attend a hearing this week concerning her Hatch Act violations. The Hatch Act prohibits employees in the executive...
01:13, 06/24/2019

House Oversight Committee Votes to Hold Attorney General Barr and Commerce Secretary Ross in Contempt (WASHINGTON) — A House committee voted Wednesday to hold two top Trump administration officials in contempt of Congress for failing to comply with subpoenas for documents related to a decision adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census. T...
06:13, 06/13/2019

House Oversight Committee Launches Investigation Into Trump Decision to Bring Back Federal Death Penalty On Wednesday afternoon, the House Oversight and Reform committee launched an investigation into the Department of Justice’s recent decision to resume executions of inmates on federal death row. The decision, announced by Attorney General William Barr...
01:52, 08/15/2019

Representatives from JUUL, the electronic cigarette company, answered questions from the House Oversight Committee about the safety of its products, especially regarding youth use (NBC NEWS)Juul Co-Founder James Monsees appeared before a house oversight subcommittee today in Washington, D.C. Mr. Monsees told committee members Juul was developed for adult smokers who want to quit smoking traditional cigarettes. He stressed the ...
10:26, 07/26/2019

Trump legal team asks federal court to block House Oversight subpoenas for financial docs, audits President Trump’s legal team on Thursday requested that a federal court block the House Oversight Committee’s demands for his financial statements, calling their requests unconstitutional....
17:52, 05/09/2019

Fantasy Baseball: Pitching mailbag focuses on innings limits, Lucas Giolito's rise and German Marquez's fall You probably have had your starting pitchers knocked around so far in 2019. Who hasn't? Here's some guidance on how to make the best of it moving forward....
01:13, 06/18/2019

Democrats Respond to Mueller Statement by Calling for Impeachment, but Also Not Impeachment, but Also More Investigations, but Also Oversight, but Also All of the Above Should Donald Trump be impeached? That’s a good question, and one that every Democrat running for president in 2020 and many other party leaders have been asked for months. The answer is yes, but for the Democrats that point of view is far from unani...
01:13, 05/30/2019

Forever 21 sent Atkins diet bars with plus-sized orders, calls it 'oversight' Forever 21 is under fire for sending free Atkins diet bars with plus-size orders. Company says it was an oversight and the samples have been removed.       ...
11:00, 07/24/2019

White House blocks Conway from House oversight hearing WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House said Monday it will not allow presidential counselor Kellyanne Conway to appear before a House committee looking into allegations that she repeatedly violated a federal law that limits political activity by governmen...
03:52, 06/25/2019

Garbage time, all the time: MLB sees historic spike in position players pitching While home runs fly at a record rate and pitchers aren't going deep into games, MLB has seen a record number of position players taking the mound.       ...
19:39, 08/21/2019

Ex-Michigan State University dean found not guilty of sexual misconduct, guilty of neglect in Larry Nassar oversight LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Ex-Michigan State University dean found not guilty of sexual misconduct, guilty of neglect in Larry Nassar oversight....
17:00, 06/12/2019

How a pitching coach, an audible and a 'body on the line' explain connection between Cowboys' Dak Prescott, Amari Cooper Dak Prescott and Amari Cooper both are likely candidates to receive extensions soon, but there's more that connects the two Cowboys stars.       ...
18:13, 06/26/2019

Explainer: What early U.S. presidential polls tell us about the 2020 race Anyone paying the slightest attention to the Democratic presidential campaign has likely seen headlines on the latest "horse race" opinion polls, highlighting one candidate's rise or another's decline....
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

President Trump says Apple CEO Tim Cook is the only tech executive who actually calls him directly (AAPL) Jim Lo Scalzo and the Associated Press (Pool) President Trump speaks with Apple CEO Tim Cook because he calls him personally rather than hiring consultants to do so, Trump told reporters on Wednesday. Trump also referenced the recent conversation he...
00:00, 08/22/2019

How to use Google Chromecast from your iPad to stream media to a TV or display Shutterstock You can Chromecast from an iPad to turn any TV with a HDMI port into a smart TV that can stream all your favorite content. The Chromecast setup only takes a few minutes from an iPad, but you will need to have the Google Home app and a ...
00:00, 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

'Eddie, Eddie!' - Arsenal legend Ian Wright shows Nketiah love after Leeds United winner at Elland Road Ian Wright knows a thing or two about scoring goals for Arsenal - and Eddie Nketiah looks as though he might be doing the same in the very near future....
00:26, 08/22/2019

Liverpool vs Arsenal lineups: Confirmed team news, predicted XIs, injury updates Liverpool and Arsenal meet at Anfield this weekend in what is likely to be a shootout between two of the best attacks in Europe, let alone the Premier League....
00:26, 08/22/2019

Bunny or bird? New viral video splits the internet TUCSON – Blue and back or white and gold? Yanny or Laurel? These questions may seem a bit odd, but once upon a time, the answers to this question divided the internet. Now in 2019, the newest internet riddle has begun to take its course in work...
00:26, 08/22/2019

Colton Underwood slams 'ignorant' remark about 'Bachelor in Paradise' contestant Demi Burnett "Bachelor" star Colton Underwood was having none of it when a Twitter user commented on Demi Burnett's sexuality.        ...
00:52, 08/22/2019

Watch: Anna Kendrick hunts a fake terrorist in 'The Day Shall Come' trailer IFC Films released a trailer for their comedy "The Day Shall Come." Anna Kendrick plays a Homeland Security agent hunting a fake terrorist (Merchant Davis)....
01:39, 08/22/2019

E-cigarette firms probed over health concerns by U.S. House panel Four dominant e-cigarette manufacturers face a probe into the health impacts of their products, as the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee asked on Wednesday about the firms' research and marketing practices....
02:00, 08/22/2019

Farmer's threat prompts USDA to pull staff from crop tour The U.S. Agriculture Department said on Wednesday it had pulled all staff from an annual crop tour after an employee was threatened, and three sources said the threat came over the phone from an angry farmer....
02:00, 08/22/2019

San Francisco crowdfunder Kiva sets up Sierra Leone credit database Kiva, a San Francisco-based tech charity, is using blockchain to create an online ID database in Sierra Leone allowing people who struggle to get loans to prove their credit history....
02:00, 08/22/2019

How Early Is Too Early To Be Nervous About Mitch Marner? Everything is fine in Toronto, because training camp doesn’t even start for another few weeks. But ... is it really? The negotiations between the Maple Leafs and their wunderkind RFA winger Mitch Marner have, perhaps unsurprisingly, plodded through t...
02:26, 08/22/2019

Larry Bird Complains After Artist’s Mural Makes Him Seem Too Interesting Artist Jules Muck recently painted a mural of Larry Bird in the Fountain Square section of Indianapolis, which features the image of Bird in his Indiana State jersey doing the “Shh!” gesture, similar to the Nov. 28, 1977 cover of Sports Illustrated. ...
02:26, 08/22/2019

Watch a Portuguese soccer team score a goal 13 seconds into match ... without touching ball Sporting Clube de Portugal's U-17 team managed to score a goal 13 seconds into its match against União Almeirim without touching the ball.       ...
02:52, 08/22/2019

Jets LB Brandon Copeland suspended four games for PED violation The Jets will be down a key member of their linebacker group as Brandon Copeland was suspended for four games by the NFL.       ...
02:52, 08/22/2019

Tennessee State suspends quarterback facing rape charges Tennessee State suspends QB Demry Croft indefinitely following his indictment on rape and sexual battery charges       ...
02:52, 08/22/2019

MSI updates lineup of creator laptops with 10th-Gen Intel Core processors The latest Intel Comet Lake CPUs are popping up all over the place this week after their announcement during Gamescom 2019, and now MSI has unveiled a series of laptops that will include the new hardware.The new laptops coming from MSI are the Presti...
02:52, 08/22/2019

Audi to slot high-powered RS 6 Avant wagon in U.S. lineup The redesigned wagon, on sale in North America next year, boasts a 591 hp twin-turbo powered V-8 engine mated to an eight-speed automatic transmission and all-wheel-drive, producing 590 pounds-feet of torque....
03:13, 08/22/2019

Geely posts 40% drop in first-half profit, sees uncertain demand Earnings were hit by a sustained downturn in the Chinese market combined with costly measures to reduce dealers' inventories ahead of new emissions standards....
03:13, 08/22/2019

Tourism to Cuba plunges after Trump's tightening of travel ban: data Tourist arrivals to Cuba plunged 23.6% on the year in July, official data showed on Wednesday, confirming the blow dealt to the sector by the Trump administration's tightening of U.S. restrictions on travel to the Caribbean island....
03:13, 08/22/2019

The Air Force is testing a new kind of headset that protects the user by transmitting sounds through their bones Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joseph Barron US airmen at RAF Mildenhall are testing a new in-ear headset that uses the wearer's ear bones to transmit sounds. The new device is meant to protect the wearer's hearing while still allowing communic...
03:39, 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

Dog reunited with owner after being snatched outside supermarket Theo — the 10-year-old pooch who was stolen outside a Williamsburg supermarket Monday night — has been safely reunited with his owner. Bre Kelly, 21, said she received a call Wednesday morning from an unidentified woman who wished to retu...
03:39, 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

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

Microsoft is listening to you via your Xbox One If you haven’t had enough stories about contractors listening in on your conversations, good news: we’ve found even more of them. This time the contractors in question work for Microsoft and have been listening to you through your trusty Xbox One. Th...
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

Rohingya still fear safety in Myanmar, repatriation unlikely The repatriation of hundreds of Rohingya Muslims appears unlikely to proceed Thursday after many who were eligible said they didn’t want to return to Myanmar without safety and citizenship guarantees...
05:13, 08/22/2019

Japan speculates over identity of final Olympic torchbearer With the Tokyo Olympics less than a year away, speculation is growing in Japan over who will be the final torchbearer to light the cauldron in the new Olympic Stadium, in the traditional ritual that begins every Games....
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

Peak Design’s Travel Duffel 35L is as simple or as powerful as you need it to be A good, solid duffel bag is a mainstay for many travelers — especially those who like packing up a car for a weekend away, or frequent flyers who disdain the thought of checking a bag. Peak Design introduced its own take on the duffel bag this ...
05:13, 08/22/2019

'DWTS': James Van Der Beek hopes his real performance will surpass 'Apartment 23' disaster 'Dancing with the Stars' contestant James Van Der Beek is living a meta moment, as his fictional self competed on the dance show in an earlier comedy.        ...
05:39, 08/22/2019

Harley-Davidson is exploring electric bicycles If Harley-Davidson's LiveWire is too rich for your blood, the company might have an electric two-wheeler that's decidedly more accessible. Electrek has learned that Harley unveiled a trio of pedal-assist electric bicycle prototypes at its ...
05:39, 08/22/2019

YouTube AI thought robot fighting was animal cruelty In the latest example of the need for further human moderation, YouTube's automated system took down several videos after mistaking robot fighting matches as animal cruelty. Those affected, including some BattleBots contestants, received a messa...
05:39, 08/22/2019

What's coming to Netflix in September: 'The Politician' and 'The Spy' We're edging into the final embers of the summer and as the weather starts to turn for many of us, we'll perhaps find ourselves curled up on the couch a little more often to stream some movies, shows and whatever else happens to be on offer...
05:39, 08/22/2019

Swiss jewelry brand Chopard stiffs celebs, lies about ‘ethical gold’: suit A Swiss jewelry brand whose sparkling pieces have been worn by several big-name stars — including Kendall Jenner, Rihanna and Ryan Reynolds — lies about using “ethical gold” and drags its feet on paying celebrities who promote the bling, a rep for th...
06:00, 08/22/2019

Citigroup, BNP Paribas ensnared in case against Huawei CFO US-based Citigroup and French bank BNP Paribas are caught up in the US criminal case against the chief financial officer of China’s Huawei Technologies, according to newly available documents. The banks were named in documents released on Tuesday aft...
06:00, 08/22/2019

U.S. Job Growth Weaker Through March Than Earlier Reported, New Data Show The Labor Department lowered its estimate of total U.S. employment in March by 501,000, or 0.3%, as part of an annual report that uses state unemployment records to give a more precise snapshot of the job market....
06:26, 08/22/2019

Black Ex Felons Will Bear the Brunt of Florida’s New ‘Poll Tax’ Law, According to Findings of New Study Some 80 percent of Florida’s ex-felons eligible to vote will be barred from registering under a new state law, including a disproportionate number of blacks, despite a clear majority of voters approving a change to the state’s constitution meant to r...
07:13, 08/22/2019

Federal Reserve officials were divided on whether to cut rates, meeting minutes show The president pressured Federal Reserve Board Chair Jerome H. Powell to make deeper rate cuts, but most Fed officials want to see more data before rolling out further reductions....
08:00, 08/22/2019

Trump escalates war of words with central bank boss Donald Trump has stepped up his attacks on Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell, comparing him to a bad golfer and blaming the US central bank for slow economic growth....
08:00, 08/22/2019

Indonesia blocks internet in Papua to help curb violent protests Indonesia has cut off internet access in eastern Papua to prevent provocative posts online from fuelling violence, after protesters torched buildings, a market and a prison over mistreatment of students and perceived ethnic discrimination....
08:00, 08/22/2019

French yellow vests join global activists at G7 counter-summit Anti-globalization and climate activists have teamed up with yellow vest protesters and Basque nationalists ahead of a G7 meeting in France this weekend to confront a rich-poor divide they say is growing due to the "cynicism" of world leaders....
08:00, 08/22/2019

Former Australian deputy prime minister Tim Fischer dies at 73 Former Australian deputy prime minister Tim Fischer, whose rural voter base was critical for the introduction of tough gun control laws in the aftermath of the country's worst mass shooting in 1996, has died aged 73....
08:00, 08/22/2019

Canada's Trudeau says won't back down in dispute with China, urges restraint in Hong Kong Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Wednesday he would not escalate a deepening trade and diplomatic dispute with China but added that his government had no intention of backing down as it defended its interests....
08:00, 08/22/2019

Why Yankees’ Brett Gardner had to sit out again OAKLAND, Calif. — Brett Gardner was out of the lineup for a second straight game Wednesday night because of an in-grown toenail on his right big toe. “Better,’’ Gardner said before the Yankees’ 6-4 loss to the A’s on Wednesday night. “I t...
08:26, 08/22/2019

Mets silence Marcus Stroman’s hamstring injury concerns Marcus Stroman’s first three starts as a Met were underwhelming. His fourth was worse — he was forced to leave because of injury. The right-hander departed Wednesday night’s game at Citi Field against the Indians after the fourth inning with left ham...
08:26, 08/22/2019

The latest Apple AirPods are finally on sale Apple products are rarely on sale, but right now you can get a sweet discount on the latest model of AirPods on Amazon.       ...
08:52, 08/22/2019

Hong Kong Protesters Demand Answers After Chinese Authorities Detain a British Consulate Staffer Protesters gathered outside the British consulate in Hong Kong Wednesday evening to voice shock and dismay at the detention of a consulate staff member by mainland Chinese authorities. Geng Shuang, a Chinese foreign ministry spokesman, said earlier W...
09:13, 08/22/2019

"Pukki Party" in full flow as striker becomes unlikely star Teemu Pukki was once regarded as a journeyman striker but he is proving to be an unlikely sensation at the start of his first season in the Premier League       ...
09:13, 08/22/2019

Trump accused of 'God complex' over 'chosen one' remarks Donald Trump has exposed himself to accusations of a messiah complex after self-referencing as "the King of Israel", "the second coming of God" and "the chosen one" in the space of a few hours....
09:39, 08/22/2019

| Struggling Day hopes Australian Open gives him a lift Former world No 1 Jason Day will take another crack at winning his maiden Australian Open this year, hoping to find form on home soil after a slide down the rankings....
09:39, 08/22/2019

Word of Jeffrey Epstein's $200K donation causes senior MIT lab staffer to resign Controversy surrounding Jeffrey Epstein's donations to the MIT lab date back to 2015. He reportedly gave over $200,000.        ...
09:39, 08/22/2019

Please enjoy this soothing footage of a migrating herd of wild air mattresses In the elevated high plains of Denver, CO, just east of the foothills of the mighty Rocky Mountains, a man named Robb Manes captured a rare and stunning sight: a herd of mattresses, bouncing and bounding and flopping their way across the steppe....
10:00, 08/22/2019

Lucky riders are getting their first chance to experience the new bikes firsthand this week (WTMJ)  Lucky riders are getting their first chance to try out Harley-Davidson’s new LiveWire electric motorcyle this week in Milwaukee. The LiveWire doesn’t sound like a typical Harley. “I missed the sound a little bit. When you start it...
10:00, 08/22/2019

Group rallies outside Tucson VA TUCSON — A group gathered across from the VA Wednesday morning to rally against the privatization of veteran healthcare and union-busting practices. The Department of Veterans Affairs proposed new guidelines earlier this year that would make it...
10:00, 08/22/2019

Two killed in serious vehicle collision on northwest side TUCSON – A man has died in connection to a serious vehicle collision at a northwest side intersection Wednesday morning. According to Golder Ranch Fire District, the three-vehicle crash occurred at Tangerine Road and La Canada Drive. Tangerine ...
10:00, 08/22/2019

Three Turkish soldiers killed in clash with Kurdish militants Three Turkish soldiers were killed in a clash with Kurdish militants in southeast Turkey near the borders with Syria and Iraq, the local governor's office said on Thursday....
10:00, 08/22/2019

Filthy rich: why the awful antics of Succession are so addictive The slick, anti-aspirational drama about a rich Murdoch-esque empire shouldn’t be quite this compulsive but it remains an odd fascinationIt takes until the second season of Succession for a main character to express an ounce of everyday moral doubt. ...
10:26, 08/22/2019

Worse than expected public finances give chancellor headache Britain posted a much smaller than expected budget surplus last month delivering a headache for new Chancellor Sajid Javid as the government promises to boost spending ahead of Brexit....
10:26, 08/22/2019

Amazon Rainforest Is Ablaze, Turning Day Into Night In Brazil Huge tracts of the Amazon, which serves as the lungs of the planet by taking in carbon dioxide, storing it in soils and producing oxygen, are ablaze. Smoke from the widespread fires has turned day......
10:52, 08/22/2019

Responding To Overdose Call, Cops Found Trump-Faced Ecstasy Pills President Donald Trump's face has inspired editorial cartoons, Halloween costumes and actor Alec Baldwin's impersonation of him for Saturday Night Live....
10:52, 08/22/2019

Daily on Healthcare: Planned Parenthood drops out of Title X Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
10:52, 08/22/2019

CEE MARKETS-FX move sideways, PFNonwovens drops after poor Q2 Central Europe's currencies moved sideways on Thursday as markets looked for clarity over the U.S. interest rate outlook, while shares in Czech artificial textile maker PFNonwovens fell to a 4-1/2-year low after a poor second quarter. PFNonwoven ...
11:39, 08/22/2019

My Cat Loves This 30-Pack of Sparkly Balls More Than She Loves Me I am the self-appointed Cat Lady at The Inventory, though I only have three cats currently. My 4-year-old tortie, Luna, is the most active of the bunch. She was a feral kitten and really does have that tortitude every other owner talks about. Before ...
11:39, 08/22/2019

Every once in a while just as I’m drifting off to sleep, I wonder quietly to myself what Saab is up Every once in a while just as I’m drifting off to sleep, I wonder quietly to myself what Saab is up to these days in the defense and securities business. It just so happens that the brand has launched [pun absolutely intended] an underwater drone tha...
12:00, 08/22/2019

Watch An F1 Car And A Motorcycle Go Head-To-Head On A Slalom Test In case you’ve missed it, motorcycle racer Guy Martin and former Formula One driver David Coulthard have been competing in head-to-head challenges to examine the differences in science and technology between their two sports. It’s been a lot of fun—b...
12:00, 08/22/2019

GM And Ford CEOs Now Say Shareholder Value Is No Longer What Matters Most The CEOs of General Motors and Ford claim the business world needs a shift in priorities, Geely’s hard hits in the home market foretell of more bad things to come, Walmart is suing Tesla and much more on The Morning Shift of Wednesday, August 21, 201...
12:00, 08/22/2019

Bethenny Frankel Wants Us All To Reach For Our Dreams in Wake of RHONY Exit It's really, actually true: Bethenny Frankel really is leaving The Real Housewives of New York. After news broke of her exit from the Bravo reality show, the star wrote us all an......
12:00, 08/22/2019

Angelina Jolie Beams With Pride as She Drops Son Maddox Off at College She's not a regular mom, she's a cool mom! Angelina Jolie dropped son Maddox Jolie-Pitt off at college on Wednesday. That's right, the Oscar winner was there to get her eldest......
12:00, 08/22/2019

Prince George's Homework Assignments Will Make You Thrilled to Be Out of School Prince George's school doesn't mess around! As Prince William and Kate Middleton's eldest child prepares for a new school year in early September, he better be prepared for an......
12:00, 08/22/2019

How to introduce bold colours into your home: four easy ways to brighten up your interiors Four interiors experts — all judges of this year's Evening Standard Home Design Awards — reveal easy ways to be brave with bold colours in your home....
12:00, 08/22/2019

Cubs blow 2 leads, rally for 'season-defining win' Kris Bryant hit a go-ahead, two-run home run in the eighth inning, and the Cubs rallied to beat the Giants 12-11 on Wednesday in a wild affair at Wrigley Field....
12:26, 08/22/2019

Pop's plans, scrimmage woes and more big takeaways Which star has been most impressive in camp? Should Pop be worried about this roster? Check out the biggest talking points ahead of Team USA's World Cup journey....
12:26, 08/22/2019

High turnover, understaffing, low pay: US nurses fight to unionize Several groups of nurses are organizing to form unions in response to poor working conditions, despite opposition from managementThe American healthcare system is plagued by the most expensive costs in the world, as millions of citizens suffer from m...
12:26, 08/22/2019

The murky life and death of Robert Maxwell – and how it shaped his daughter Ghislaine Was it murder? Suicide? Or just an accident? Almost 30 years before Jeffrey Epstein’s demise, Ghislaine Maxwell was caught up in another shocking and scandal-ridden mysteryAt one time, everyone knew where to find Ghislaine Maxwell. The former aide-de...
12:26, 08/22/2019

Python wars: the snake epidemic eating away at Florida There are tens of thousands of pythons in the Florida wild, attacking animals and damaging ecosystems – and the quest to stop them has become a collective crusadeOn a Thursday afternoon in St Petersburg, Florida, Beth Koehler crouches over a cairn te...
12:26, 08/22/2019

Johnson and Macron to hold ‘frank’ Brexit talks in Paris French observers fear Britain’s PM is setting up France to take blame over no-deal departureEmmanuel Macron will hold a friendly but “frank” working lunch with Boris Johnson on Thursday after dismissing his request to renegotiate the Brexit withdrawa...
12:26, 08/22/2019

Angel Has Fallen: is Gerard Butler Hollywood's weirdest action hero? Inane, profane and wholly humourless, the Fallen trilogy would be beyond redemption were it not for the thirsty work of its starThe many-worlds interpretation of quantum mechanics states that every possible outcome to every decision ever made will ea...
12:26, 08/22/2019

US has half a million fewer jobs than believed after big government revision There were 501,000 fewer jobs created from April 2018 to March 2019. Jobs in retail, hospitality and professional services were revised down sharply.       ...
12:26, 08/22/2019

The Garmin Forerunner 235 running watch is at its best price ever today Garmin may already have released its Forerunner 245 watch, but if you don't need the latest and greatest technology for your workouts you may want to opt for the older Forerunner 235.This running watch from 2015 still comes with some fantastic t...
12:26, 08/22/2019

England vs Australia 3rd Test live stream: how to watch Ashes cricket from anywhere England and Australia head to Yorkshire for the 3rd Ashes Test in 2019. Having gained some momentum at Lord's, the hosts will be looking to level matters. If you've been completely bowled over (sorry!) by this cricket series, we'll tel...
12:26, 08/22/2019

LG's 4K HDR TV just got a huge discount in the Amazon sales Amazon's end of summer sale is underway, with big savings on tech including TVs, and this 4K TV deal – courtesy of the LG TV 2019 range – is one of the best of the lot. LG doesn't tend to make many budget TVs – usu...
12:26, 08/22/2019

Automakers snub Trump to side with climate crisis, says Obama-era official Companies are considering years of regulatory uncertainty when aligning with California’s mileage standards dealAutomakers pushing back against Donald Trump’s rollbacks to mileage standards want to avoid drawn-out court battles and be seen as on the ...
12:52, 08/22/2019

Walter Tull: football's hidden pioneer whose story everyone should know One of the first black professional players is too little celebrated and a trip to his ancestral home in Barbados was eye-openingWalter Tull. It’s a name every player and football fan should know. But in reality, few know the story of this incredible...
12:52, 08/22/2019

Denmark gratified by ‘friendly’ phone call with Mike Pompeo Secretary of State Mike Pompeo credited Denmark with making valuable contributions to U.S. security amid a controversy over Danish disinterest in selling Greenland....
13:13, 08/22/2019

Solar drives Fifth Third to add investment team Fifth Third is the latest US regional bank to grasp an opportunity to build out its investment bank, by bolting new expertise on to an area in which it already has a strong presence....
13:13, 08/22/2019

German defense minister meets Islamic State victims in Iraq Germany's defense minister has met with female victims from the Yazidi minority group in northern Iraq. It is the German minister's third and final day of her inaugural tour of the Middle East....
13:39, 08/22/2019

Germany: 8-year-old takes car for high-speed autobahn joyride The child halted his trip after beginning to feel unwell. Police said no one was hurt by the boy's 140 kilometer/hour trip down an autobahn near Dortmund....
13:39, 08/22/2019

Brazil forest fires rage as farmers push into the Amazon Forest fires are surging in Brazil, with the country's space agency reporting almost 8,000 fires already this year. Scientist Carlos Nobre from Sao Paolo University says politics is to blame for the alarming increase....
13:39, 08/22/2019

Florida man charged for stash of Trump-shaped ecstasy pills A Florida man who was found to have ecstasy pills shaped like U.S. President Donald Trump's head has been charged with unlawful possession of controlled substances, according Pinellas County court documents....
14:00, 08/22/2019

US government knows you’re buying opioids with Bitcoin — and it doesn’t like it The US government has released a series of advisory notes, one of which specifically looks at the role played by cryptocurrencies in the buying and selling of illegal substances such as fentanyl. Published on Wednesday, the advisories are focused on ...
14:00, 08/22/2019

Employee of Britain's Hong Kong mission held in China over prostitution: report An employee of the British consulate in Hong Kong has been detained in China for involvement in prostitution, the state-backed Global Times newspaper said on Thursday, as Britain said it continued to urgently seek information....
14:26, 08/22/2019

Britain presses for information on HK consulate worker detained in China Britain's Foreign Office continues to "urgently seek further information" about an employee of its Hong Kong consulate who was detained in China, it said on Thursday....
14:26, 08/22/2019

Joe Biden’s campaign plays the electability card: ‘You have to look at who is going to win’ In campaign ads and in comments, the former vice president and his wife are highlighting the idea that he is best positioned to defeat President Trump....
14:52, 08/22/2019

Iran Displays Domestically Built Missile Defence System Iran displayed what it described as a domestically built long-range, surface-to-air missile air defence system on Thursday, at a time of rising tension with the United States....
15:13, 08/22/2019

Why are celebrities 'trademarking' their Instagram posts and is it a hoax? From Julia Roberts to the US energy secretary, people are sharing a strange copyright message on Instagram. One Guardian Australia staffer asked another to explain what it meant ... quicklyHi Naaman. Perhaps you can help me. I hear that it’s apparent...
15:13, 08/22/2019

Android Q is now simply Android 10 Google has finally revealed Android Q's release name, and it's not Quiche, Quinoa or Quesadilla. In fact, it's not named after any dessert that starts with the letter Q at all -- the tech giant has decided to simply call it Android 10....
15:13, 08/22/2019

'Blair Witch' expertly remixes horror gaming's greatest hits Blair Witch is scary. That's not a revelation for most people, considering the pop culture status the movie achieved when it came out in 1999, ushering in an enduring age of found-footage horror films. But, that's not what we're talkin...
15:13, 08/22/2019

‘Disintegration’ is a tactical shooter that questions transhumanism At a glance, Disintegration looks a tad generic. The battle-ready robots, dressed in fashionable jackets and scarves, feel like they were ripped straight out of a Destiny artbook. And there's a reason for that -- the game is being developed by H...
15:13, 08/22/2019

Junior Agogo, former Ghana and Bristol Rovers forward, dies aged 40 Striker also played for Nottingham Forest and QPRAgogo suffered a stroke in 2015, two years after retirementThe former Ghana international Junior Agogo has died at the age of 40.Agogo was born in Accra but made his professional debut for Sheffield We...
15:39, 08/22/2019

HMD Global Will Release an 'Affordable' Nokia 5G Phone Next Year: Report HMD Global, the Nokia brand licensee, is working on a value "flagship" 5G smartphone that will debut next year, the company's Chief Product Officer Juho Sarvikas told an online publication....
15:39, 08/22/2019

Hackers Attack Indian Healthcare Website, Steal 68 Lakh Records: FireEye FireEye said on Thursday that hackers broke into a leading India-based healthcare website, stealing 68 lakh records containing patient and doctor information....
15:39, 08/22/2019

AFL-CIO's Trumka warns Democratic union endorsement not automatic AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka warned Democrats on Wednesday that they could not take union endorsements for granted and would have to meet a higher bar this election cycle to get them. The leader of the nation's largest labor federation also urged...
15:39, 08/22/2019

Prince Andrew is Testing the Royals' Playbook For Scandal For years, Buckingham Palace has successfully protected Prince Andrew from the consequences of his long-running association with convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein. Long before Jeffrey Epstein’s death, his relationship with Prince Andrew was an e...
16:00, 08/22/2019

Viral: Fish With Two Mouths Shocks The Internet A woman fishing in upstate New York made a one-of-a-kind catch when she reeled in a fish with two mouths. Debbie Geddes caught the strange-looking fish while she was out on Lake Champlain with her......
16:00, 08/22/2019

North Korea warns of a new ‘cold war’ North Korea continued to rail against South Korea's joint military exercises with the United States and its purchase of U.S. military hardware on Thursday, warning the moves would "trigger a new cold war."...
16:00, 08/22/2019

Report: MLB warns players that sexual performance enhancing drugs may contain prohibited ingredients Major League Baseball reportedly has warned its players that over-the-counter sex supplements could contain banned ingredients that would result in failed performance enhancing drugs tests....
16:26, 08/22/2019

AP Top Stories 21 A Here's the latest for Wednesday, August 21st: Trump insists US has strong gun background checks; Australian court upholds convictions against Cardinal Pell; Facebook launches new privacy tool; San Francisco airport bans sale of some plastic bott...
16:52, 08/22/2019

Plug-in hybrid Volvo S60 T8 launched News 21 Aug, 2019 The Volvo S60 saloon's line-up has expanded with the addition of a new PHEV powertrain and additional trim levels...
16:52, 08/22/2019

Explainer: Macron's quest for an international tax on digital services French President Emmanuel Macron is pressing ahead with a digital tax in France, a move U.S. President Donald Trump described as "foolishness", and the French leader is keen to reach an international agreement on taxing big tech companies....
17:13, 08/22/2019

With deficit rising, worries grow about U.S. abiltity to counter slowdown A two-year budget deal struck between lawmakers and the White House will help push the nation into levels of debt unseen since the end of World War II, the Congressional Budget Office said....
17:13, 08/22/2019

Why Japan and South Korea Have Their Own Trade War Japan’s colonial rule over the Korean Peninsula ended more than seven decades ago, yet that legacy still roils everyday politics on both sides of the strait. South Korea and Japan, major trading partners and both U.S. military allies, have been at lo...
17:13, 08/22/2019

GSK's long acting HIV injection gets boost from study GlaxoSmithKline's experimental HIV injection is as effective when given every other month as monthly, according to a study, a convenience that could help the British drugmaker in its battle against a rival drug from Gilead Sciences.GSK's two-drug inj...
17:13, 08/22/2019

Arsenal optimism faces first major test at Liverpool "The two remaining teams with 100 percent Premier League records this season go head-to-head on Saturday when Liverpool host a new-look Arsenal at Anfield in an encounter that will act as a barometer to measure the London club\u0027s progress."...
17:39, 08/22/2019

Ronaldo: Messi rivalry has made me a better player "Cristiano Ronaldo says his rivalry with Lionel Messi has propelled them both to new heights – and hopes to have dinner with the Barcelona star in the future."...
17:39, 08/22/2019

Sell Aurobindo Pharma; Buy Aditya Birla Fashion: Choice Broking Share Market Tips: Choice Broking has recommended selling Aurobindo Pharma in the range of Rs 589.90 and up to Rs 593 for target price of Rs 565 with stop loss at Rs 603....
17:39, 08/22/2019

Boeing spacecraft astronauts see new frontier for commercial space A crew of veteran U.S. astronauts and aviators are training in Houston for a manned mission to the International Space Station aboard Boeing's new Starliner spacecraft, which could also be used to take tourists into space on future missions....
18:00, 08/22/2019

U.S. jobless claims fall in sign of labor market strength The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits fell sharply last week, suggesting the labor market was holding firm despite a manufacturing slowdown and concerns the economy is on a path toward recession....
18:00, 08/22/2019

Mediaset files complaint against Vivendi with Italy watchdog Mediaset has filed a complaint with Italy's market watchdog, accusing shareholder Vivendi of leaking information with a view to scuppering its corporate restructuring plans, the Italian broadcaster said on Thursday....
18:00, 08/22/2019

Number of EU citizens coming to UK for jobs halves since 2016 Brexit vote The number of EU citizens moving to this country for jobs has halved since the Brexit referendum despite continuing levels of high overall net migration, official figures revealed today....
18:26, 08/22/2019

Amrou Greenidge: Tributes to 'talented' former Taekwondo star killed in 'deliberate' hit-and-run A teenager suspected of being killed in a deliberate hit-and-run was a "phenomenally talented" junior Taekwondo champion who had represented Great Britain....
18:26, 08/22/2019

Donovan Mitchell calls for end to gun violence as USA win World Cup tune-up Team USA defeat Boomers before 51,218 at Marvel StadiumKemba Walker (23 points) leads USA in World Cup tune-upDonovan Mitchell writes message for gun violence victims With his team playing on a raised basketball court in a stadium normally used for s...
18:26, 08/22/2019

Liverpool reveal plan to increase Anfield’s capacity to beyond 60,000 • Club ditch original plans for ‘ambitious’ new proposal• Expansion will take place at Anfield Road end of stadiumLiverpool have confirmed they are to abandon current plans to redevelop Anfield in favour of a more ambitious scheme that will increase ...
18:26, 08/22/2019

How to Handle Being Bullied as an Adult If you associate bullies with playgrounds and elementary school, that means you probably haven’t experienced one as an adult. Unfortunately, some people never outgrow being a jerk and continue this type of harassing behavior well into adulthood. Here...
18:52, 08/22/2019

Can You Really Unwrinkle a Shirt Without Ironing It? I hate ironing. I’ve had the same wrinkled shirt sitting out for half a year. So I tested all the popular hacks for getting the wrinkles out of clothing without actually ironing it. The results aren’t what I hoped for....
18:52, 08/22/2019

Gaming Hardware Artist Turns Nintendo Famicom Into A Retro Computer Swedish designer and craftsman Love Hultén transforms existing gaming hardware into dreamlike pieces of functional retrofuturist art. His latest work, the FC-PVM, combines a Japanese Famicom console with a Sony Trinitron monitor to create a self-cont...
19:13, 08/22/2019

Vaping-linked lung disease cases jump from 94 to 153 in 5 days, CDC says Enlarge / A person exhales vapor while using an electronic cigarette device in San Francisco, California on Monday, June 24, 2019. (credit: Getty | Bloomberg) Cases of severe lung disease linked to vaping rose from 94 to 153—a jump of over 60%—in ...
19:13, 08/22/2019

Magecart hackers target popular poker software Magecart credit card skimmers typically target users through their web browser when shopping online but new research from Malwarebytes has discovered that cybercriminals were able to compromise poker software to do so as well.Poker Tracker is a softw...
19:39, 08/22/2019

Tour Championship 2019 live stream: how to watch the PGA golf online from anywhere The curtain comes down on another US PGA golf tour season this week in Atlanta, with the Tour Championship at East Lake Golf Club. As ever, the tournament brings together the top 30 players on the US tour, who will all compete for one of the largest ...
19:39, 08/22/2019

Nvidia’s new ultra-low latency mode for GPUs beats AMD’s Radeon Anti-Lag feature To coincide with Gamescom 2019, Nvidia has introduced a graphics driver that comes with new technology to take on AMD’s Radeon Anti-Lag for more responsive gaming – alongside a serious boost in frame-rates for some games.Nvidia’s...
19:39, 08/22/2019

Indonesia sends 1,000 police to quell protests Protests in Indonesia were sparked by allegations of police brutality after a group of Papuan students were accused of throwing the country's flag into a ditch....
19:39, 08/22/2019

YouTube flags robot battle videos as “animal fights” Enlarge / The "Great White" bot from King of Bots. On Monday, several YouTube users had their videos removed from the service due to YouTube's restrictions on animal fight footage. This was confusing, because the videos in question showed no anima...
20:00, 08/22/2019

Supreme Court To Hear P Chidambaram's Plea On Anticipatory Bail Tomorrow Former Union Minister P Chidambaram's plea challenging a Delhi High Court verdict dismissing his anticipatory bail plea in the INX Media case will be heard by the Supreme Court on Friday....
20:00, 08/22/2019

Officer Probing Case Involving P Chidambaram Transferred To Delhi Police Investigating officer in the INX Media case involving senior Congress leader and former finance minister P Chidambaram, Rakesh Ahuja, has been transferred back to the Delhi Police as his term in the......
20:00, 08/22/2019

Setback For Jagan Reddy After Court Stays Multi-Crore Polavaram Tenders Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy suffered a setback today after the Andhra Pradesh High Court issued interim orders cancelling a closure notice sent to an engineering firm in the Rs 58,000 crore......
20:00, 08/22/2019

Demonising PM Modi All The Time Won't Help: Jairam Ramesh To Opposition Prime Minister Narendra Modi's governance model is not a "complete negative story" and not recognizing his work and demonizing him all the time is not going to help, said Congress leader Jairam......
20:00, 08/22/2019

New 2019 Peugeot 208 now available to order News 22 Aug, 2019 The new Peugeot 208 is here, ready to challenge the Ford Fiesta's reign with a new platform, engines and tech, plus an all-electric option...
20:00, 08/22/2019

Cathleen Schine Writes Fiction. But She Prefers Not to Read It at Work. The author of “The Grammarians” and other novels favors nonfiction when she’s writing: “I try not to read contemporary fiction, which is often so good it’s discouraging or so bad it’s discouraging.”...
20:00, 08/22/2019

Open-source spyware bypasses Google Play defenses — twice Google Play Store continues to attract sketchy Android apps despite its best efforts to screen incoming apps for malware. In a new report published by security firm ESET, researchers have discovered the first known instance of an open-source spyware ...
20:00, 08/22/2019

Serena to face Sharapova in first round of US Open "Serena Williams will face old foe Maria Sharapova in the first round of the US Open as she begins her attempt to win her 24th Grand Slam singles title."...
20:26, 08/22/2019

Djokovic still favourite but defeat gives rivals hope "Novak Djokovic was all set to cruise into the U.S. Open as hot favourite but a semi-final defeat at the Cincinnati Masters last week has at least given hope to his challengers that the world number one is not invincible."...
20:26, 08/22/2019

Anisimova withdraws from US Open after father's death "Amanda Anisimova has withdrawn from the US Open following the death of her father and coach Konstantin, the USTA [United States Tennis Association] has confirmed."...
20:26, 08/22/2019

Cashmere clothing company founder to list plush pad The founder of the chic cashmere company White + Warren, Susan White Morrissey, is about to list her downtown home for $3.45 million. In 2014, she paid $2.95 million for the two-bedroom corner unit on the eighth floor of the Urban Glass House at 330 ...
20:52, 08/22/2019

US factory sector shrinking for first time in a decade; UK retailers gloomy – business live Disappointing data from US, UK and Germany raises concerns over the global economyLatest: US factory sector is shrinking this monthCBI: UK retail sales balance worst since 200858% of retailers report falling sales this monthEarlier:Eurozone growth ha...
20:52, 08/22/2019

Earth to FEDOR: Russia launches humanoid robot into space A Russian humanoid robot was making its way on Thursday to the International Space Station after blasting off on a two-week mission to support the crew and test his skills....
20:52, 08/22/2019

Dick's Sporting Goods Posts Higher Same-Store Sales for First Time in Two Years Shares of Dick’s Sporting Goods climbed after the retailer reported its first positive quarterly same-store sales in about two years and increased its fiscal-year outlook....
21:13, 08/22/2019

MGM Getting Into Boutique Hotel Business With New Acquisition MGM Resorts International acquired a 50% stake in the lodging company that operates the boutique NoMad hotels and five other brands, as it seeks to diversify and attract a younger crowd....
21:13, 08/22/2019

Gennady Golovkin promises to bring back the Big Drama Show You can't always get what you want, but John Dennen considers why Gennady Golovkin's next fight is ... not bad The post Gennady Golovkin promises to bring back the Big Drama Show appeared first on Boxing News....
21:39, 08/22/2019

Coco Gauff, 15, says overnight fame led to scare after family car was followed Coco Gauff was thrust into the national spotlight when she not only qualified for Wimbledon but made a deep run into the tournament, defeating Venus Williams....
22:00, 08/22/2019

Rejuvenated Brown savors return to coaching with Tar Heels Mack Brown has accomplished nearly everything a college coach could want, from winning a national championship to being inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame....
22:00, 08/22/2019

Miami Dolphins player responds to coach playing Jay-Z at practice amid controversy over rapper's NFL deal Miami Dolphins wide receiver Kenny Stills responded to his head coach playing several songs by Jay-Z during Wednesday's practice by blasting tracks from the Brooklyn rapper's archrival....
22:00, 08/22/2019

YouTube’s killing Messages before they atrophy from disuse YouTube’s made the decision to squash a feature I honestly forgot existed — its private messages. It’s stated reason is to focus on public conversations — and for once I believe the party line here. According to Google’s announcement, “Two years ago,...
22:00, 08/22/2019

Hong Kong banks take out newspaper ads to call for order Major Hong Kong banks including HSBC and Standard Chartered have published newspaper ads calling for the preservation of law and order and condemning violence, as pro-democracy protests showed no signs of stopping....
22:52, 08/22/2019

MTV VMAs 2019 Seating Chart Revealed With Taylor Swift, Cardi B and More Celebs We're just days away from the 2019 MTV VMAs! Superstars Taylor Swift, Camila Cabello and Shawn Mendes are all set to take the stage at the award show, airing on Monday, Aug. 26. Now......
22:52, 08/22/2019

Watch Willa Ford's Jaw Drop After Two Troubling Updates from Flip It Like Disick Boss Scott Disick The Flip It Like Disick team is in crisis mode. In this clip from Sunday's all-new Flip It Like Disick, Scott Disick and Benny Luciano give Willa Ford the troubling updates regarding......
22:52, 08/22/2019

E!'s True Hollywood Story Tackles Fame, NXIVM & Kim Kardashian in New Promo What's it like to be a woman in hip-hop? Can celebrities become addicted to fame? Who is Kim Kardashian, really? E!'s True Hollywood Story makes its highly-anticipated return to......
22:52, 08/22/2019

Kashmir communications shutdown a ‘collective punishment’ that must be reversed, say UN experts End the crackdown on freedom of expression, was the strong call to the Government by India from five United Nations independent rights expert on Thursday....
22:52, 08/22/2019

Car ownership “not compatible” with emissions targets Government science and technology committee claims even EVs won't help to achieve targets and calls for petrol and diesel ban to be brought forward Private car ownership needs to end and vehicle use should be cut if the UK is to become a carbon-neut...
22:52, 08/22/2019

Winners and losers in the 2019 UK car market so far JLR's UK sales were up, but Brexit and WLTP delays saw the firm return to loss-making Tough trading conditions have taken their toll on some car makers more than others The first half of 2019 has been unusually turbulent for the world’s car makers...
22:52, 08/22/2019

Cracks are appearing in the Mideast's most important alliance. That's bad news for Trump The partnership of Saudi Arabia and the UAE is the closest anywhere in the Mideast. It goes back decades, fashioned by antipathy towards Iran and support for Sunni causes across the Muslim world. But cracks in the alliance are appearing....
22:52, 08/22/2019

Migrants traveling through Mexico to the U.S. face high violence risk (Reuters Health) - Nearly one third of migrants traveling through Mexico to the U.S. experience physical, psychological and/or sexual violence during their journey, a new study finds....
23:13, 08/22/2019

Tiny robot finds an asteroid that’s freakishly free of dust Enlarge / Ryugu's rubble-pile surface, taken by MASCOT shortly before it hit and started bouncing. (credit: JAXA) For the last few months, Japan's Hayabusa2 spacecraft has been engaged in various acts of interplanetary aggression, shooting the aste...
23:13, 08/22/2019

The last single-stick Delta rocket launched Thursday, and it put on a show On Thursday morning, the final Delta IV Medium rocket launched from Florida. [credit: United Launch Alliance ] On Thursday morning, United ...
23:13, 08/22/2019

Meet Hollywood’s Go-To Watch Stylist Jeanne Yang's day job is dressing the world's coolest celebrities. But she's also become a celebrity watch whisperer, putting unorthodox timepieces in not-so-obvious places....
23:39, 08/22/2019

How to create a MySQL relational database in AWS With the benefit of cloud AWS computing services, businesses of all sizes can implement sophisticated relational database solutions quickly and efficiently....
00:00, 08/23/2019

Panzerotto is the O.G. Hot Pocket Everyone’s heard of calzones, but I’m willing to bet you haven’t met its deep-fried, gooey cousin: the panzerotto. This handheld snack is the forefather of what most Americans recognize as the Hot Pocket—sans cardboard cooking sleeve, scalding-hot i...
00:00, 08/23/2019

Is Vaping Making People Sick? The CDC recently announced that it’s found over 150 people with serious respiratory illnesses and a history of vaping. We don’t know yet whether vaping caused them to get sick, but an investigation is ongoing. Here’s what you need to know....
00:00, 08/23/2019

Yeast infection after sex: What to know While sexual activity does not cause a yeast infection, it can increase the risk of one developing by introducing new bacteria to the vagina. Learn more in this article....
01:13, 08/23/2019

Dick’s Sporting Goods reports strong earnings as it experiments with reducing gun sales Dick’s Sporing Goods on Thursday announced same store sales for the second quarter increased 3.2 percent, representing the company’s strongest quarterly comparable sales gain since 2016....
01:13, 08/23/2019

Brexit latest: Boris Johnson returns to Downing Street challenged with breaking backstop deadlock within 30 days Boris Johnson has returned to Downing Street this evening after France joined Germany in challenging him to come up with a backstop alternative within 30 days....
01:13, 08/23/2019

Felice Gimondi, Cyclist With a Career Triple Crown, Dies at 76 He was one of the rare competitors to win the Tour de France, the Vuelta a España and the Giro d’Italia. But he was stymied by the great Eddy Merckx....
01:13, 08/23/2019

Syrian Is Convicted in Stabbing Death That Set Off Riots in Germany An asylum seeker was found guilty of manslaughter in the death of a German man last year in the eastern city of Chemnitz that added fuel to an anti-immigrant backlash....
01:13, 08/23/2019

Democratic lawmaker: Illegal immigrants needed to mow 'our beautiful lawns' Democratic Rep. Tom Malinowski, who is running for a second term in New Jersey’s swing 7th District, told constituents this week that illegal immigrants are needed to mow “our beautiful lawns” and perform menial jobs rejected by tech-focused teenager...
01:39, 08/23/2019

The Trailer: Labor union members and leaders are skeptical -- but pondering their 2020 choices In this edition: Democrats follow labor's lead in Iowa, the debate-rules grumbling gets louder, and trans rights come to a Southern race for governor....
01:39, 08/23/2019

Mate 30 Pro will run Google’s Android at launch, unless the ban forces Huawei to resort to plan B Huawei is widely expected to launch its Mate 30 series this fall, with some rumors saying the press conference may come as soon as September 19th. The phone will run Android right out of the box, and the 90-day reprieve extension that was announced e...
01:39, 08/23/2019

Overstock CEO Resigns After Unusual Message About ‘Deep State’ (Bloomberg) –– Patrick Byrne, the flamboyant entrepreneur who has run Overstock.com for two decades, resigned from his role as chief executive officer after bewildering investors last week with claims about entanglements with the “D...
02:26, 08/23/2019

High prices and 5G extend the U.S. smartphone replacement cycle to 33 months An increasing number of users plan to hang onto their smartphones for roughly three years, a survey says, confirming vendors' fears of slowing upgrades.Read More...
02:52, 08/23/2019

Opinion: Vladimir Putin shows his hand as Moscow rehabilitates Stalin's conquests The Kremlin uses World War II as a way of embedding in the Russian mind the idea that everything the authorities of "Fortress Russia" did, do or will do in the future is good by definition, writes DW's Konstantin Eggert....
02:52, 08/23/2019

East Africa’s forgotten slave trade Over several centuries countless East Africans were sold as slaves by Muslim Arabs to the Middle East and other places via the Sahara desert and Indian Ocean. Experts say it is time for this to be discussed more openly....
02:52, 08/23/2019

Brexit: Did Merkel set a 30-day Irish backstop deadline? German Chancellor Angela Merkel's suggestion that Britain and the EU could find a solution to the Irish backstop in the next 30 days has "emboldened" British PM Boris Johnson. But should he really be feeling encouraged?...
02:52, 08/23/2019

Dynamic career women from Africa coming together in Germany Eight female founders from Ghana, Kenya and South Africa are currently in Berlin as part of the Female Tech Business in Africa program. They want to network and push for digitization throughout Africa....
02:52, 08/23/2019

Russia sends robot Fedor into space for mission with ISS A Russian humanoid robot has started his journey to the International Space Station, serving as a mechanical passenger for a new type of rocket. The Skybot F850 android, named Fedor, is set to learn new skills in space....
02:52, 08/23/2019

Leading House Dem calls out Omar and Tlaib amid Trump attack for furthering anti-Semitism with 'vile' cartoon House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler, D-N.Y., called out members of both parties on Thursday, claiming they helped further anti-Semitism in the nation's "political dialogue."...
02:52, 08/23/2019

Bernie Sanders signals his administration would pursue 'criminal' charges against oil executives Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., upped the ante in his progressive agenda on Thursday when he signaled support for criminal charges against executives at oil companies....
02:52, 08/23/2019

Sanders agrees to 'Medicare-for-all' change after union concerns Sen. Bernie Sanders is making changes to his signature policy proposal – "Medicare-for-all" – in order to address union concerns that a shift to single-payer health care could force members to give up hard-fought insurance plans for nothing in return...
02:52, 08/23/2019

Post office to be named for man who saved people during mass shooting On May 31, a disgruntled employee opened fire at Virginia Beach municipal center, and now a man who was hailed a hero for saving lives in the mass shooting has been honored....
03:39, 08/23/2019

HP CEO steps down, taps veteran insider; flags quarterly profit below Street view HP Inc said on Thursday Chief Executive Officer Dion Weisler is stepping down after nearly four years in the role, and forecast fourth quarter profit below Wall Street estimates, sending its shares down 6% in late trade....
03:39, 08/23/2019

It's still a 'two-horse race' for Project Sunrise planes: Qantas Alan Joyce, CEO of Qantas, says ultra-long haul trial flights from New York or London to Sydney will help the company to test out fatigue risk management and develop the case for Project Sunrise....
04:00, 08/23/2019

Serena Williams, chair umpire Carlos Ramos to be kept apart at this year's U.S. Open After last year's contentious U.S. Open final, chair umpire Carlos Ramos won't work any matches involving either Serena or Venus Williams this year.       ...
04:26, 08/23/2019

Cavs owner Gilbert back home following stroke Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert is back home in Detroit as he continues to recover from a stroke suffered in May. Gilbert has spent the past two months in a rehabilitation center in Chicago       ...
04:26, 08/23/2019

Chargers safeties Phillips, Watkins ready to step up Los Angeles Chargers safeties Adrian Phillips and Jaylen Watkins know that the spotlight is on them while Derwin James is out with a broken bone in his right foot       ...
04:26, 08/23/2019

70 US mayors urge Trump administration to 'abandon' proposed changes to federal food stamp program Seventy U.S. mayors rebuked the Trump administration's proposed cuts to the federal food stamp program in a signed letter.        ...
04:52, 08/23/2019

Police arrest Cal State Fullerton stabbing suspect, a coworker of the victim; motive remains unclear The suspect in a fatal stabbing at Cal State Fullerton has been arrested, California police said Thursday. Chuyen Vo's motive is under investigation.        ...
04:52, 08/23/2019

Li Jun Li on 'Wu Assassins' and love for Lucy Liu Lil Jun Li says her Netflix series "Wu Assassins” finally gave her to chance to play a character like herself, and reveals the lack of acting jobs for Asian-Americans in Hollywood almost made her quit the business and go back to school. (Aug. 2...
04:52, 08/23/2019

Arizona extends tuition rate for undocumented high school grads PHOENIX (AP) – Arizona high school graduates living in the country illegally will get expanded access to a special tuition rate at the state’s three public universities, the Board of Regents decided Thursday. The board voted to drop a req...
04:52, 08/23/2019

Tucson Fire Department names new fire chief TUCSON – Tucson Fire Department announced its new fire chief Thursday morning after longtime assistant chief Joe Gulotta served as interim for nearly two years. According to city officials, Charles Ryan was named as the 28th fire chief of TFD a...
04:52, 08/23/2019

Apple warns new credit card users over risks of it touching wallets and pockets Manufacturer’s warning to keep flashy, minimalist Apple Card away from pockets, wallets and other cards draw derisionApple’s flashy branded credit card comes with all the sleek, designer chic customers have come to expect from the iPhone company. Jus...
05:13, 08/23/2019

Democratic National Committee rejects mounting calls for climate crisis debate Members cited concerns over changing party rules and opening the door for a flood of single-issue eventsThe Democratic National Committee has rejected mounting calls for a party-sponsored debate on the climate crisis, voting down a resolution that wo...
05:13, 08/23/2019

Macron tells Johnson Brexit backstop is indispensable French president tells Boris Johnson he must present concrete proposals for UK exitEmmanuel Macron has described the Irish backstop as “indispensable” to a Brexit deal and urged Boris Johnson to set out his proposed alternatives as soon as possible, ...
05:13, 08/23/2019

White-tailed eagles return to southern Britain after 240 years Conservationists hope release of six eaglets on Isle of Wight will mirror Scotland successWhite-tailed eagles are gracing the skies of southern Britain for the first time in 240 years after six eaglets were released on the Isle of Wight.The huge bird...
05:13, 08/23/2019

Lightning strikes kill five and injure 100 in Poland and Slovakia Dead include two children after thunderstorm in trekking location in the Tatra mountainsAt least five people, including two children, have died and more than 100 have been injured during a sudden thunderstorm in Poland and Slovakia’s Tatra mountains,...
05:13, 08/23/2019

Anthem: Six Months Later It’s already been six months since the online shooter Anthem came out. A lot has happened during that time, though not as much as players had hoped. The game launched with many bugs and flaws, and both players and the developers have acknowledged tha...
05:13, 08/23/2019

Pumpkin Spice Season Is Here! 14 Products to Fall For We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
05:39, 08/23/2019

EU 'considers €100bn tech fund to fight US and China rivals' The EU is reportedly weighing plans for a €100bn (£90bn) fund that it hopes will fuel promising European technology companies and stave off competition from larger Chinese and US-based rivals such as Amazon and Alibaba....
05:39, 08/23/2019

Djokovic, Federer in same half of U.S. Open draw Wimbledon finalists Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer are on a semi-final collision course at the U.S. Open after they were placed in the same half of the draw on Thursday....
05:39, 08/23/2019

Back from 'hell', Fury helping others fight their demons Former world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury said he "tasted death" during the mental health crisis that brought him to the brink of suicide but is back and on a mission to help others....
05:39, 08/23/2019

Athletics-India's Chand confident of making Olympic cut Dutee Chand, India's first openly gay sports star, has fought many battles off the track in recent years but for the next 12 months the sprinter is hoping to focus entirely on her running as she builds towards the Tokyo Olympics....
05:39, 08/23/2019

| Chinese paper attacks Twitter and Facebook for shutting accounts Twitter and Facebook’s move to close accounts that the companies said were backed by China and attempting to manipulate news about the protests in Hong Kong drew swift backlash from Chinese state media and internet users....
06:00, 08/23/2019

DoorDash finally makes sure delivery drivers get your tips DoorDash drivers will earn 100 percent of tips under a revamped set of rules on pay. The delivery service today announced a new tipping and earnings policy that it claims will lead to drivers earning more on average. The development comes more than a...
06:00, 08/23/2019

Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ review: Weird, but in a good way I have to suspect that back in 2011 when the original Galaxy Note was released, not even Samsung knew it would become as popular as it did. By the standards of the time, the Note and its 5.3-inch screen were massive, and styluses were considered......
06:00, 08/23/2019

Bose's new portable speaker has Alexa, Google Assistant and 360 audio Bose is expanding its smart speaker offerings with the aptly named Bose Portable Home Speaker, which includes Bluetooth connectivity, voice control and virtual assistant integration into a 7.5-inch by 4-inch package. The 2.3-pound speaker is made for...
06:00, 08/23/2019

"Not A Selfish Guy": Rahane Not Concerned About Missing Out On Hundred Ajinkya Rahane, who last scored a Test century in 2017, starred for India on Day 1 of the opening Test against the West Indies with a gritty knock of 81....
06:26, 08/23/2019

It looks like Marcus Stroman dodges a bullet Marcus Stroman has no plans to let a tight left hamstring rob him of his next scheduled start. The energetic right-hander pitched just four innings Wednesday before exiting with the injury, but said he was feeling “good” Thursday and planned on movin...
06:52, 08/23/2019

It’s still Federer-Nadal-Djokovic versus the field in US Open Andy Roddick says he “wonders” sometimes if he retired too soon seven years ago at age 30. After all, he’s seen the “Big 3’’ continue their excellence well into their 30s. But then Roddick returns to reality. He realizes this trio — Roger Federer, No...
06:52, 08/23/2019

WWE stars Seth Rollins and Becky Lynch are engaged Seth Rollins and Becky Lynch are now a tag team for life. Lynch, whose real name is Rebecca Quin, announced the WWE superstars’ engagement on social media Thursday night. The picture she posted was of her standing next to a shirtless Rollins on a roc...
06:52, 08/23/2019

Trump honors 'Mr. Basketball' with Medal of Freedom President Donald Trump awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom to former Boston Celtics point guard and basketball coach Bob Cousy Thursday afternoon at the White House....
06:52, 08/23/2019

Google Disables 210 YouTube Channels That Targeted Hong Kong Protests Google on Thursday said it disabled a series of YouTube channels that appeared to be part of a coordinated influence campaign against pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong....
07:39, 08/23/2019

At 19 hours, it's the world's longest flight. But how will the human body cope? Australian airline Qantas has announced three test flights, with 40 people traveling directly from London or New York to Sydney, to see how the human body copes with 19 solid hours of air travel....
07:39, 08/23/2019

Apparently, Facebook Had to Crack Down On Major Pro-Trump Advertiser. But That's Not the Weird Bit... Facebook banned the second-largest supplier of pro-Trump ads on its platform, the Epoch Times, after the group tried to sneak thousands of ads past its review system, according to an NBC report Thursday.Read more......
07:39, 08/23/2019

Pitbull owner charged with murder after dog fatally mauls 9-year-old girl A Detroit man’s three pitbulls escaped from his yard and mauled a 9-year-old girl to death this week — and the owner was charged with the girl’s murder on Thursday, authorities said. Wayne County Prosecutors claim Pierre Cleveland, ...
07:39, 08/23/2019

Walmart to renovate and reopen El Paso store with mass shooting memorial The El Paso Walmart where 22 people were gunned down earlier this month is set to reopen after a renovation that will include the installation of a memorial for the victims, company officials said. The total overhaul of the Walmart in El Paso’s Cielo...
07:39, 08/23/2019

Sensex Falls 371 Points, Nifty Below 10,650 As Markets Hit 6-Month Low Extending their losing streak for a fourth day running, domestic stock markets started Friday's session on a negative note amid a selloff across most sectors and lacklustre trade in Asian peers. The......
08:00, 08/23/2019

Brady passes, scrambles Patriots past Panthers 10-3 Patriots quarterback Tom Brady showed some scrambling ability to keep New England's only touchdown drive going in a 10-3 exhibition victory over the Carolina Panthers       ...
08:26, 08/23/2019

Trump Administration Drops Proposal to Cut Foreign Aid After Intense Debate Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and top lawmakers had objected to the idea of withdrawing money already allocated for overseas aid....
08:52, 08/23/2019

iPhone 11 Pro: Everything we think we know If Apple sticks to its usual timing, it should reveal its latest iPhones in a manner of weeks. But as always, the rumor mill has churned out enough leaks to reveal much of what to expect well before Apple‘s event. We’ve gone ahead and summarized some...
10:00, 08/23/2019

Tim Cook has found the 'recipe' for a positive relationship with Trump, says Yale's Jeff Sonnenfeld Apple CEO Tim Cook has found the "recipe" for a positive relationship with the president, management expert Jeffrey Sonnenfeld told CNBC on Thursday....
10:26, 08/23/2019

'Terrible' NZ internet prompts concerns over how to watch All Blacks at World Cup Fears fans in rural areas will not be able to follow Bill raised in parliament to extend licensing hoursNew Zealanders in rural areas are raising concerns at how they will watch the upcoming Rugby World Cup, as the government introduce legislation in...
11:13, 08/23/2019

Wolves close in on Europa League place with hard-fought victory at Torino • Torino 2-3 Wolves• De Silvestri 61, Belotti 89pen; Bremer 43og, Jota 59, Jiménez 72Nuno Espírito Santo has warned Wolves’ place in the Europa League group stage is far from secure, despite winning at Torino.Wolves will welcome the Serie A side to M...
11:13, 08/23/2019

Marriott and Hilton Sued Over ‘Resort Fees,’ Long a Bane for Travelers The attorneys general of Washington, D.C., and Nebraska accused the hotel chains of deceiving travelers by failing to include the fees in their published room rates....
11:13, 08/23/2019

Amazon rainforest fires: Macron calls for G7 talks to focus on 'international crisis' Brazil’s Jair Bolsonaro lashes out at ‘sensationalist’ comments saying they were for ‘personal political gain’France’s president, Emmanuel Macron, has said the fires in the Amazon are an “international crisis” and called for them to be top of the age...
11:39, 08/23/2019

'It's not legal': UN stands by as Turkey deports vulnerable Syrians Government pressure leaves agency silent despite claims of forced returns of LGBT refugees and others under police crackdown When summer began, Ward’s* biggest worry was her sick boyfriend.A Syrian with a gentle voice, and all her identity documents ...
11:39, 08/23/2019

The great Australian cafe war: he thought he was the best customer ever ... but was he? When Fraser Harvey crowned himself his local coffee shop’s No 1 customer he thought he had no competition. He was wrongIt all started on Monday when Fraser Harvey walked into his local cafe in Melbourne’s city centre. To mark his constant visits to t...
11:39, 08/23/2019