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The Marikana massacre, in which 34 striking mineworkers were shot dead by police, was in part sparked by Lonmin's failure to build the 5 500 houses it promised ...

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'Stealing first base' and baseball's experimental Atlantic League rules Major League Baseball is using the independent Atlantic League as a testing ground for new rules and regulations.       ...
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Fan who signed with A's, Nathan Patterson, strikes out side in minor league debut Oakland Athletics minor league pitcher Nathan Patterson, who touched 96 mph on the radar gun to get signed, was excellent in his first pro outing.       ...
19:00, 08/19/2019

Opinion: Greatest NFL players by uniform number: From No. 00 Jim Otto to No. 99 J.J. Watt To celebrate the NFL's 100 anniversary season, here are the best players at 100 different uniform numbers.       ...
19:00, 08/19/2019

Packers rookie Rashan Gary feels he's getting closer to becoming a 'game changer' Despite extended play time, Rashan Gary has not registered in the box score after two exhibitions. No sacks. Not even a single tackle.       ...
19:00, 08/19/2019

Warriors: Will Klay Thompson's legacy forever be tied to Steph Curry's? Klay Thompson will probably always be closely linked to Steph Curry, but he won't be an afterthought in an era filled with elite players.       ...
19:00, 08/19/2019

Things Can Get Worse for Japan's Struggling Regional Banks Ultralow interest rates are making it a miserable year for Japanese banks, with many stocks hitting historic lows. The bad news is that things can still get worse....
19:00, 08/19/2019

Iran warns US against recapturing oil tanker as it leaves Gibraltar An Iranian oil tanker detained off Gibraltar last month left the British territory and was headed through the Mediterranean towards Greece on Monday....
19:00, 08/19/2019

Whether married or single, this is how women are financially vulnerable in retirement It's no secret that women face unique challenges when it comes to having enough money to last through retirement. Here are the risks they likely face....
19:26, 08/19/2019

Yankees place Thairo Estrada on Injured List The injury woes continue for the New York Yankees. The Yankees announced that they have placed infielder Thairo Estrada on the 10-day Injured List due to a right hamstring strain. Prior to today’s game the Yankees made the following additional r...
19:26, 08/19/2019

Injury update: Luis Severino For the first time this season, Luis Severino threw off a big league mound. Prior to Sunday’s series finale against the Cleveland Indians, Severino faced hitters while pitching off the Yankee Stadium mound. This is a step in the right direc...
19:26, 08/19/2019

James Branch: ‘They want to see blood and gore’ James Branch tells Ian Probert what it feels like to land a fight-winning punch The post James Branch: ‘They want to see blood and gore’ appeared first on Boxing News....
19:52, 08/19/2019

A classic quantum theorem may prove there are many parallel universes If we accept that information can’t travel faster than the speed of light, a quantum theorem seems to require many worlds that split when you make a measurement...
20:13, 08/19/2019

Costa Rica: Tainted alcohol death toll rises to 25; 59 people affected overall The number of victims poisoned by tainted liquor in Costa Rica has risen to 25 but none were American tourists, says the country's Ministry of Health.       ...
20:39, 08/19/2019

5 time-saving tricks I used to make $106,421 on the side while working a demanding 9-to-5 job Courtesy of Luisa Zhou Luisa Zhou's career is built around teaching people how to start their own six-figure-plus businesses working for themselves. Before she turned in her notice at a great job with a six-figure salary, she had already made $106,4...
21:00, 08/19/2019

The billionaire who founded NYC's biggest grocery chain after immigrating to America as an infant explains his support for Trump — and why he thinks the US should build a wall Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images John Catsimatidis, a Greek immigrant and the founder of New York City grocery chain Gristedes, is a vocal supporter of President Trump. On the topic of Trump's reelection campaign, Catsimatidis told Bloomberg's...
21:00, 08/19/2019

Trump has spent years financially compelling people to attend his rallies Gerry Broome/AP President Donald Trump has frequently accused protesters and activists of being paid by powerful liberal forces, but many the attendees at his own events were financially compensated to be there. Despite his own disdain for supposed...
21:00, 08/19/2019

People in Iceland held a funeral and erected a plaque for a glacier lost to climate change Amy McCaig/Rice University In Iceland, locals and scientists held a funeral and installed a plaque for the former Okjökull glacier. In 2014, Okjökull lost its status as a glacier because of how much it had shrunk due to climate change. Ic...
21:00, 08/19/2019

'The Hunt' director defends controversial film Trump seemed to slam Despite "marketing mistakes" with "The Hunt," producer Jason Blum still wants to release controversial film that Donald Trump appeared to criticize.        ...
21:26, 08/19/2019

Democratic hopeful Warren apologizes for Native American ancestry claims U.S. Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren on Monday apologized again for her claims in the 1980s that she is Native American, speaking to a crowd of tribal leaders in Iowa....
21:26, 08/19/2019

Planned Parenthood turns down U.S. subsidies in fight over abortion referrals Planned Parenthood said on Monday it would no longer accept grants from a federal program subsidizing reproductive healthcare for low-income women after the Trump administration banned participants in the program from referring women to abortion prov...
21:26, 08/19/2019

Plans detailed for first U.S. mission to land on moon since Apollo The first American spacecraft expected to land on the moon in nearly 50 years will be a robotic moon lander built by closely held Astrobotic Technology Inc and launched in two years by United Launch Alliance's Vulcan rocket, the companies told Reuter...
21:26, 08/19/2019

U.S. tests first ground-launched cruise missile after INF treaty exit The Pentagon said on Monday it tested a conventionally configured ground-launched cruise missile with a range of more than 500 km (310 miles), the first such test since the United States pulled out of the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF...
21:26, 08/19/2019

Visa critical of India's move toward no-fee debit card transactions Global card payments group Visa is critical of the Indian government's decision to boost adoption of electronic payments by requiring banks and card payment networks to offer no-fee debit card transactions, a senior Visa executive said....
21:52, 08/19/2019

Top three finishers defend Pocono's place on IndyCar calendar Reigning IndyCar champion Scott Dixon, race winner Will Power and Indianapolis 500 winner Simon Pagenaud have defended the Pocono circuit after an airborne crash for the second successive year...
21:52, 08/19/2019

NASCAR teams "idiots" if DiBenedetto doesn't get 2020 seat - Hamlin NASCAR Cup Series team owners would be "idiots" not to sign Matt DiBenedetto, according to Bristol winner Denny Hamlin - one of several frontrunners backing the axed Leavine Family racer...
21:52, 08/19/2019

Sato under fire from IndyCar rivals for causing huge Pocono crash IndyCar title contender Alexander Rossi slammed fellow Indianapolis 500 winner Takuma Sato for causing a five-car crash at Pocono a year on from Robert Wickens' devastating accident at the track...
21:52, 08/19/2019

Rachel Lindsay's Fiancé Bryan Abasolo Has "Epic" Bachelor Party in Miami: See the Photos Boys' night out! Rachel Lindsay's fiancé Bryan Abasolo celebrated his bachelor party with his closest pals this weekend in Miami. The chiropractor shared a few......
22:13, 08/19/2019

Why Rosalía Just Might Be the Next Latinx Artist to Break Big Everyone wants a piece of Rosalía. In just a few short years, the Spanish-born singer has risen up from flamenco student self-producing her own albums, in part, as her college thesis......
22:13, 08/19/2019

Elton John Slams "Malicious" Rumors About Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's Nice Vacation If you come after Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, you're going to have to answer to Elton John. Over the weekend, the environmentally conscious royals came under fire for taking a......
22:13, 08/19/2019

You Can Live Out Your Hocus Pocus and Addams Family Fantasies at Freeform's Halloween House Your Halloween dreams are about to come true. E! News can reveal Freeform's Halloween House will return to Hollywood starting October 2 in celebration of the network's 31 Nights......
22:13, 08/19/2019

Billie Eilish Recalls the Executives Who Predicted She Would Have a ''Horrible Career'' Finding success in the music industry is a marathon--not a sprint. And while pop culture fans know Billie Eilish for her signature sound and hit songs like "bad guy" and......
22:13, 08/19/2019

Amber Portwood and Andrew Glennon Hope to Reconcile Romance After Domestic Battery Arrest Amber Portwood and Andrew Glennon aren't calling it quits just yet. Though it's been a troubling time for the Teen Mom star and her boyfriend, from her arrest to his alleged......
22:13, 08/19/2019

Euro Papers: Neymar to Barca is ON as Coutinho loan sparks string of huge transfers "Neymar\u0027s wish to leave PSG for Barcelona may finally be about to come true, after Philippe Coutinho\u0027s loan to Bayern Munich freed up space at the Nou Camp. However, Spanish papers report that the move hinges on Paulo Dybala moving to Paris...
22:13, 08/19/2019

Balotelli: My mum cried when I told her about Brescia move "Mario Balotelli said it was his late father\u0027s dream to see him play for Brescia after he was presented as a new signing at his hometown club on Monday, adding his mum cried at the news."...
22:13, 08/19/2019

iOS 12.4 jailbreak now available after previously-patched exploit reappears Over the years, Apple has patched countless holes that have been used to allow iOS devices to be jailbroken, and it seems that for every fix the company rolls out, there’s yet another way to get around it. Most of the known exploits remain firm...
22:39, 08/19/2019

OnePlus 7T Pro might debut a week after the iPhone 11 hits stores We learned a few days ago that Huawei may unveil the Mate 30 Pro as soon as September 19th, which is just one day before the iPhone 11’s release date and several weeks sooner than what we expected from the Chinese vendor. But Huawei might not b...
22:39, 08/19/2019

U.S. military tests ground-based cruise missile A ground-launched cruise missile was successfully fired in a test Sunday, the Pentagon said. The test is the first since the U.S. pulled out of the Intermediate Range Nuclear Forces Treaty earlier this month....
22:39, 08/19/2019

Air Force certifies first field unit for 3D printing of aircraft parts The U.S. Air Force on Monday announced it has certified the 60th Maintenance Squadron with an industrial-sized 3D printer and its first project, the replacement of latrine covers on the C-5M Super Galaxy....
22:39, 08/19/2019

Trudeau pledges $1.2 billion for new tramway, expanded transit network in Quebec City In addition to the federal contribution, the Quebec government will invest $1.8 billion and the municipal government will contribute $300 million to the project....
22:39, 08/19/2019

As they reach adulthood, Gen Z isn't shying away from credit cards, loans and other debt A growing number of Gen Z members took on some kind of debt market in the second quarter of 2019, according TransUnion report.       ...
22:39, 08/19/2019

Bacon and eggs: What they cost the year you were born 24/7 Tempo adjusted the average price of a pound of sliced bacon and a dozen grade A eggs in U.S. cities for every year from 1939 to 2019.       ...
22:39, 08/19/2019

Google Stops Sharing Some Android Phone Data With Telecom Operators Google has shut down a service it provided to wireless carriers globally that showed them weak spots in their network coverage, people familiar with the matter told Reuters....
22:39, 08/19/2019

The Winklevoss twins may work with Facebook again Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss have long been known for their legal battle with Mark Zuckerberg over who invented Facebook. That was over a decade ago. Today they have made names for themselves as entrepreneurs in cryptocurrency with a company called G...
23:00, 08/19/2019

Boris Johnson willing to give 'commitments' over backstop Boris Johnson says he is willing to give the EU the "commitments" it needs that alternatives to the Northern Ireland border backstop can be found and put into effect. ...
23:26, 08/19/2019

Jason Reynolds and Ibram X. Kendi Are Teaming Up to Help Young People Navigate Racism Jason Reynolds wants to start an honest conversation about racism with young people — and he’s doing just that in a new book with Ibram X. Kendi, the publisher told TIME exclusively. Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You, a young adult ver...
23:26, 08/19/2019

Mountune Ford Focus RS pack takes hot hatch to 513bhp New M520 MRX upgrade pack dramatically ups performance for less than £6000, arriving alongside cheaper 444bhp option Mountune has taken the Ford Focus RS to a whole new performance level with two new packages - the more powerful of them boosting th...
23:26, 08/19/2019

Relive the glory of SummerSlam ’97 with WWF podcast Hell In A Cellphone There was a time when daytime soap operas were a huge deal. The wedding of General Hospital’s Luke and Laura in 1981 was watched by 30 million viewers and was such a cultural landmark that Elizabeth Taylor guest-starred on the show just to be at the ...
23:52, 08/19/2019

Cyberpunk 2077 And More Games Coming To Stadia CD Projekt Red’s anticipated Keanu Reeves vehicle Cyberpunk 2077 is coming to Stadia among other games, Google said today in its second Stadia Connect livestream....
23:52, 08/19/2019

Russian Sailor's Message In Bottle Found 50 Years Later In Alaska A man gathering firewood in Alaska discovered a bottle with a handwritten message inside wishing the finder "happy sailing" more than 50 years after it was dropped into the sea by a Russian sailor....
23:52, 08/19/2019

Britain's Prince Andrew "Appalled" By Jeffrey Epstein Abuse Claims Britain's Prince Andrew has said he was "appalled" by allegations of sexual abuse surrounding Jeffrey Epstein after a video was released purporting to show him at the home of the convicted paedophile......
23:52, 08/19/2019

Mia Khalifa Made $12,000 For Dozen Shoots. Porn Industry Kept Moolah In a Miami home rental in late 2014, a camera crewman peered through a viewfinder and brought Mia Khalifa into focus. The pornography film crew gathered at the Airbnb to shoot the scene featuring......
23:52, 08/19/2019

Donald Trump 'Not Ready' For China Trade Deal, Dismisses Recession Fears U.S. President Donald Trump and top White House officials dismissed concerns that economic growth may be faltering, saying on Sunday they saw little risk of recession despite a volatile week on global......
23:52, 08/19/2019

Stay in bed, Disney fans: Walt Disney World now offers discounted mid-day tickets Walt Disney World Resort announced a new cheaper ticket offering called the Mid-Day Magic Ticket, good for admission to the park after 12 p.m..       ...
23:52, 08/19/2019

Attorney General William Barr removes US prisons chief after Epstein’s death Hugh Hurwitz's reassignment comes amid mounting evidence that guards at the chronically understaffed Metropolitan Correctional Center in New York abdicated their responsibility to keep Epstein from killing himself....
00:13, 08/20/2019

Here's Every Device You Can Use to Stream Disney+ Disney+ is almost here. We know many important details about Disney’s standalone streaming service—including how much it’ll cost and what you’ll be able to watch—and the final piece of the puzzle was just revealed: all the devices you can use to stre...
00:13, 08/20/2019

Save The Receipts for Your College Textbooks Heading back to class this fall? While some textbooks are moving to the cloud, there’s a good chance that you’ll have to buy or rent at least a few textbooks for your college classes. And there’s always that one professor who makes everyone buy the n...
00:13, 08/20/2019

How to Jailbreak Your iOS 12.4 iPhone or iPad Jailbreaking your iPhone—removing Apple’s restrictions that prevent you from installing any apps on your device that you want or messing with settings Apple otherwise locks down—isn’t for everyone. It can be a risky process to begin with, and doing i...
00:13, 08/20/2019

How to Give Feedback People Will Listen To The next time you need to offer feedback or criticism, think about the goal you’re trying to achieve—and then choose the method of feedback that is best suited to that goal....
00:13, 08/20/2019

County cricket: Robinson’s 10-wicket haul puts Sussex in command – as it happened Ollie Robinson destroyed the stumps of two Middlesex batsmen to reach 50 first-class wickets this season and leave the visitors in the mire 8.48pm BST If Sunday’s exploits were too much to beat, Ollie Robinson can sup on another good-sized mug of sat...
00:13, 08/20/2019

Ben Stokes warns Australia to expect more hostility from Jofra Archer • ‘It’s a big part of Jofra’s game … he’s a frightening talent’• Steve Smith doubtful for third Test after being hit by quickBen Stokes has warned there will be no let-up from Jofra Archer in the remainder of the Ashes series – much as with Australia...
00:13, 08/20/2019

Notre-Dame Construction Resumes in Paris, but Worries About Lead Remain Officials had shut down the work site over concerns about lead contamination. While stricter decontamination measures are now in place, concerns over safety persist....
00:13, 08/20/2019

‘An Absurd Discussion.’ Denmark’s Prime Minister Dismisses President Trump’s Interest in Purchasing Greenland Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen has dismissed President Donald Trump’s suggestion that the U.S. could buy Greenland from Denmark, calling it “an absurd discussion” in an interview with a local newspaper Sunday. Trump confirm...
00:13, 08/20/2019

Insomniac Games acquired by Sony, calls out “a special relationship” Enlarge / One of these PlayStation controller icons is not like the other. Insomniac Games' logo, third from the left, is now an official part of the Sony Interactive Entertainment family. (credit: Sony / Sam Machkovech) Insomniac Games, one of Pla...
00:39, 08/20/2019

Judge dismisses turnaround guru's racketeering case vs McKinsey A federal judge dismissed claims on Monday by turnaround pioneer Jay Alix that McKinsey & Co violated racketeering laws when the consulting firm expanded into advising bankrupt U.S. companies....
00:39, 08/20/2019

Why teens are obsessed with the so-so YA drama ‘After’ The teens have chosen. The 21st annual Teen Choice Awards were held last week, and in the past the ceremony honoring the favorite things of 13- to 18-year-olds has been mocked — or dismissed — by the culturati. Alongside normal accolades, it has cate...
01:26, 08/20/2019

Jon Voight declares Trump is 'greatest president of this century' in Twitter video Actor Jon Voight is continuing to express his support for President Trump, declaring him "the greatest president of this century” in a message posted on Twitter on Sunday. ...
01:52, 08/20/2019

Prince Andrew urged to tell all he knows about Jeffrey Epstein Lawyer for abuse victim asks prince to support investigation into late financier’s crimesPrince Andrew should give sworn testimony on “everything he knows” about his friend Jeffrey Epstein after saying he was appalled by the disgraced financier’s sex...
01:52, 08/20/2019

'Reckless' plan to cut off free movement alarms EU nationals European citizens in UK fear they could be caught up in hostile environment policies‘It’s a sign of panic’: EU nationals on the UK’s threatPlans to end freedom of movement for EU citizens immediately after a no-deal Brexit have caused anxiety and con...
01:52, 08/20/2019

El Salvador rape victim acquitted over stillbirth murder charge ‘Resounding victory for rights of women’ after retrial overturns conviction of Evelyn Beatriz HernandezA young rape victim who was suspected of having an abortion and charged with homicide after having a stillborn child has been acquitted by a judge ...
01:52, 08/20/2019

South Africa gets go-ahead to increase black rhino trophy hunting Conservation groups split on impact of move agreed at international wildlife summitSouth Africa has won permission to almost double the number of black rhinos that can be killed as trophies after arguing the money raised will support conservation of ...
01:52, 08/20/2019

Carnival Row starring Orlando Bloom and Cara Delevingne A Victorian fantasy world filled with mythological immigrant creatures. Feared by humans, they are forbidden to live, love, or fly with freedom. But even in darkness, hope lives, as a human detective and a faerie rekindle a dangerous affair. The city...
01:52, 08/20/2019

Man seriously injured in double-wide house fire in Drexel Heights TUCSON – A man is recovering from serious injuries after he attempted to extinguish a double-wide house fire in Drexel Heights Monday afternoon, according to officials. Drexel Heights Fire District said a 60-year-old man was reportedly awakened...
01:52, 08/20/2019

Man gets 10 years in prison for sexually abusing family member for half a decade TUCSON – A man was sentenced to 10 years in prison Aug. 12 after he was convicted for sexually abusing a family member for half a decade. According to Pima County Attorney’s Office, Chris M. Dibler was arrested by Tucson Police Department...
01:52, 08/20/2019

Texas school staffer colored in teen’s haircut with sharpie for violating dress code, lawsuit claims PEARLAND, Texas (NBC NEWS) – Staffers at a Texas junior high school colored in a black teen’s fade haircut with a jet-black Sharpie to discipline him for violating the school dress code, according to a lawsuit filed by his parents. Dante ...
01:52, 08/20/2019

Banner – UMC to announce El Tour de Tucson title sponsorship TUCSON – Banner – University Medical Center is set to officially announce title sponsorship of the 37th El Tour de Tucson on Monday. The official 2019 tour name will be announced at 10:30 a.m., at Diamond Children’s Medical Center, 1501 N. Campbell A...
01:52, 08/20/2019

Vail man awaits sentencing in 2018 double-homicide TUCSON – A Vail man who pleaded guilty to killing his wife and daughter in 2018 is expected to be sentenced Monday. On Feb. 2, 2018, Pima County Sheriff’s Department responded to a home on Tomasita Drive near Sahuarita and Wentworth roads when they f...
01:52, 08/20/2019

Memorable Baseball “Gender Reveal” at Reid Park TUCSON – A Tucson couple had a creative and memorable “Gender Reveal” at Reid Park by combining the family’s love for baseball.  Freddy Valdez III swung a bat into a pinata full of confetti.  (If pink confetti came out, his so...
01:52, 08/20/2019

Justice Dept. again sides with Trump over House in personal financial records fight The Trump administration's Justice Department has again taken President Donald Trump's side in a fight between him -- as a private citizen -- and the US House of Representatives over subpoenas for his personal financial records....
01:52, 08/20/2019

Study finds that climate change could cost U.S. up to 10.5% of its GDP by 2100 The report says that climate change could have hugely negative economic consequences for nearly all countries unless greenhouse gas emissions are quickly and significantly curtailed....
02:13, 08/20/2019

Group of top CEOs says maximizing shareholder profits no longer can be the primary goal of corporations The new statement, released Monday by the Business Roundtable -- whose members are CEOs of America’s largest companies -- suggests balancing the needs of a company’s various constituencies and comes at a time of widening income inequality, rising exp...
02:13, 08/20/2019

|StocksriseasUSsaysitismakingprogresswithtradetalks The JSE has gotten off to a firmer start this week as it tracked other global stocks higher, after the US signalled progress in the trade talks with China....
02:39, 08/20/2019

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03:00, 08/20/2019

Top CEOs Say Firms Have Duties Beyond Shareholder Value The leaders of some of America’s biggest companies are chipping away at the long-held notion that corporate decision-making should revolve around what is best for shareholders....
03:00, 08/20/2019

Sudan's former dictator Bashir faces corruption charges on top of war crimes Former Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir went to court Monday for the start of his trial on corruption charges for allegedly possessing foreign currency and receiving illegal gifts....
03:00, 08/20/2019

Moon urges North Korea, United States to seize dialogue opportunity President Moon Jae-in called on North Korea and the United States on Monday to seize the current opportunity to achieve denuclearization and lasting peace....
03:00, 08/20/2019

Michael Phelps Is O.K. With Losing World Records, and Confident He Is Still No. 1. It once seemed impossible that anyone could go faster in the butterfly. By the time it happened, the most decorated Olympian had a growing family and no problem letting go of records....
03:26, 08/20/2019

HBO Max conjures up a Practical Magic prequel Though HBO Max landing an honest-to-god Meryl Streep movie is the more prestigious announcement, it’s not the only news coming from WarnerMedia’s upcoming streaming service. As reported by Deadline, the streamer has also ordered pilots for three new ...
03:26, 08/20/2019

There’s no Michael Moore-style agitprop in the superb culture-clash doc American Factory In 2008, documentarians Steven Bognar and Julia Reichert filmed the final days of an Ohio GM plant for the Oscar-nominated documentary short “The Last Truck.” Nearly a decade later, they returned to the small town of Moraine—just south of Dayton—to f...
03:26, 08/20/2019

It's the "first of a million tours" in The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel's season 3 teaser The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Amy Sherman-Palladino’s award-devouring Amazon comedy, returns for its third season this winter. Today, Amazon released its first look at the upcoming batch of episodes, which find Midge (Rachel Brosnahan) and Susie (Alex B...
03:26, 08/20/2019

Rep. Omar to Fellow Lawmakers: Go to Israel and See the ‘Cruel Reality of the Occupation’ ST. PAUL, Minn. — Democratic Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib sharply criticized Israel on Monday for denying them entry to the Jewish state and called on fellow members of Congress to visit while they cannot. Omar, of Minnesota, suggested Pr...
03:52, 08/20/2019

4th Ranking House Democrat Calls for Impeachment Investigation to ‘Hold This President Accountable’ (WASHINGTON) — Rep. Ben Ray Luján on Monday became the highest-ranking Democrat in the House to call for an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump, saying it’s time to hold him accountable. The New Mexico congressman, t...
03:52, 08/20/2019

‘I Know I Have Made Mistakes.’ Elizabeth Warren Offers Public Apology for Claiming Native American Heritage (SIOUX CITY, Iowa) — Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren offered a public apology Monday to Native Americans over her past claim to tribal heritage, directly tackling an area that’s proved to be a big political liability. &...
03:52, 08/20/2019

The Only Good Twitter Account Shows You The Rarest Cars On Craigslist The account is very simple. It is called “Rare Cars” (@rarecars), and it tweets out Craigslist listings for rare cars. Or at least that’s what people want you to think....
03:52, 08/20/2019

Should The Porsche-Designed Type 64 Racer Be Considered Nazi Memorabilia? Yesterday, there was a massive and pleasingly idiotic screwup by RM Sotheby’s during the auction of a very rare 1939 Volkswagen-based Type 64 race car designed by Ferdinand Porsche. This car was controversial long before the auction, both regarding i...
03:52, 08/20/2019

An Economic Warning Sign: RV Shipments Are Slipping Multiyear drops in recreational-vehicle shipments to dealers—many from the Elkhart, Ind., region—have preceded the last three downturns. Shipments have fallen about 20% so far this year, after a 4.1% drop last year....
04:13, 08/20/2019

Baidu Reports 62% Profit Drop China’s economic downturn and tighter control over internet content drove search-engine giant Baidu Inc.’s weakest quarterly revenue growth in more than two years and a 62% profit drop....
04:13, 08/20/2019

Evan Engram has prepared himself for this Giants moment There is the canyon-sized hole in the Giants’ aerial attack, created by the trade of Odell Beckham Jr. There is the natural growth and maturity that comes as a player ages. And there is a familiarity with an offense in the second year in a system. Fo...
04:13, 08/20/2019

Fickle Josh Ho-Sang returns to Islanders on one-year deal The Islanders agreed to terms with restricted free agent Josh Ho-Sang on a one-year deal, the team announced Monday. The 23-year-old forward, a first-round pick by the Isles in 2014, notched eight goals and 43 points in AHL Bridgeport in 2018-19, whi...
04:13, 08/20/2019

'Arrow's Colton Haynes posts hospital pics: 'I no longer want to project a curated life' Colton Haynes revealed photos from a hospitalization last year on Instagram. In the caption, the actor opened up on depression, anxiety and addiction.        ...
04:13, 08/20/2019

I’ll be driving the new Subaru Legacy tomorrow, and I can’t help but think that it is time for a rev I’ll be driving the new Subaru Legacy tomorrow, and I can’t help but think that it is time for a revival of the incredible car/truck Baja. While the Baja has been dead for over a decade—available from 2003-2006—the hacked up Legacy still continues to...
04:39, 08/20/2019

Omar, Tlaib blast Israel for blocking their visit The two congresswomen used a rare news conference during congressional recess to try to highlight the situation facing Palestinians under Israeli policies. ...
04:39, 08/20/2019

Iran tanker heads to Greece, U.S. warns against helping vessel An Iranian tanker at the center of an angry confrontation between Iran and Washington sailed for Greece on Monday after it was freed from detention off Gibraltar, as Washington called the release unfortunate and warned Greece and Mediterranean ports ...
05:00, 08/20/2019

U.S. has conveyed its 'strong position' to Greece about Iranian tanker: official The United States has conveyed its "strong position" to the Greek government about an Iranian tanker that sailed for Greece on Monday after it was freed from detention off Gibraltar and Washington says is carrying oil to Syria, a State Department off...
05:00, 08/20/2019

Commissioner fires NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo for 2014 death of Eric Garner New York City Police Department Commissioner James O'Neill fired officer Daniel Pantaleo Monday over the controversial choking death of Eric Garner five years ago....
05:00, 08/20/2019

Advocates sue Trump administration over failure to give detained migrants adequate medical care Immigration rights advocates, including attorneys with the Southern Poverty Law Center, filed a first-of-its-kind lawsuit Monday against the Trump Administration in federal court, claiming immigrants in detention centers were denied adequate medical ...
05:00, 08/20/2019

Nintendo holds indie showcase for Switch with 'Ori and the Blind Forest,' 'Hotline Miami' Nintendo presented an indie showcase for the Switch on Monday, announcing games such as "Ori and the Blind Forest" and "Hotline Miami Collection" for the console....
05:26, 08/20/2019

Look: Ben Platt, Gwyneth Paltrow make promises in 'The Politician' poster Netflix released a key art poster and first trailer for the Ryan Murphy series "The Politician," starring Ben Platt, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jessica Lange and Zoey Deutch....
05:26, 08/20/2019

A generational shift in consumer tastes is a boon for these retailers, Jim Cramer says "These days, the consumer is addicted to convenience ... If it doesn't have a great digital presence or incredible bargains, take a pass," Jim Cramer says....
05:26, 08/20/2019

Man Utd star Marcus Rashford has 'no problem' with Paul Pogba taking controversial penalty in Wolves draw Marcus Rashford insists he had 'no problem' with Paul Pogba taking Manchester United's second-half penalty against Wolves on Monday, despite the Frenchman missing the crucial spot kick....
05:52, 08/20/2019

Man Utd boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer vows to stick to two-player penalty system despite confusion in Wolves draw Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer insists he will not depart from his two penalty taker system, despite Paul Pogba's crucial miss against Wolves on Monday night....
05:52, 08/20/2019

Hedgie plundered own fund to avoid giving $90M bonus to employees: suit A vengeful hedge fund manager looted his own fund to avoid paying two former employees their bonuses, according to new bombshell complaint. Paul Touradji has been moving hundreds of millions of dollars out of his eponymous fund to keep it out of the ...
06:13, 08/20/2019

Brazilian hotel company interested in Four Seasons restaurant Brazil’s high-end Fasano Hotel company is hot to take over the vacant, former Four Seasons restaurant at 280 Park Ave., Realty Check has learned. Nothing’s signed and talks haven’t reached a term-sheet stage, but a source said Fasano would love to tu...
06:13, 08/20/2019

CBS-Viacom merger equals $70M payout to top executive Joe Ianniello The merger of Viacom and CBS is shaping up to be lucrative for its top two execs. Acting CBS Chief Executive Joe Ianniello, who will be chairman and CEO of CBS at the combined firm, will bank a hefty payout of $70 million when the deal closes. That p...
06:13, 08/20/2019

Team Trump eyes payroll tax cut to spur economy: report Team Trump is considering a temporary payroll tax cut to stimulate the economy and avoid a slowdown — or even a recession, a new report said Monday. The plans reveal the administration’s top economic aides’ growing concerns about a possible slowdown ...
06:13, 08/20/2019

Facebook, Twitter accuse China of disinformation campaign against Hong Kong protesters Twitter and Facebook together suspended hundreds of accounts that were tied to a Chinese disinformation campaign that targeted pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong....
06:13, 08/20/2019

Cal State Fullerton University consultant fatally stabbed in campus parking lot, police say A consultant to California State Fullerton was fatally stabbed in a university parking lot Monday, police said, and the suspect is still at-large.        ...
06:39, 08/20/2019

'They don't respect our security measures': Large alligator scales fence at Florida naval air station A video shared by a Florida television station shows an alligator climbing over a fence at Naval Air Station Jacksonville.        ...
06:39, 08/20/2019

NYPD union chief: Commissioner 'cringing in fear' by firing officer in Eric Garner death The NYPD officer who placed Eric Garner in a chokehold in the moments before his death on a New York City Street five years ago was fired.        ...
06:39, 08/20/2019

Study linking mother's fluoride exposure to lower IQ scores in kids raises questions A study finds that mothers' consumption of fluoride during pregnancy might be associated with lower IQ scores in young children.        ...
06:39, 08/20/2019

Medical help ignored, wheelchair requests denied: Detained immigrants file lawsuit One of the plaintiffs, Faour Abdullah Fraihat, lost vision in his left eye while being detained for more than two years.        ...
06:39, 08/20/2019

Health-care costs are going up so quickly, they're devouring your salary increases Even if you have health insurance through work, you can expect to spend a hefty amount of money on care for yourself and your family. Premiums are only part of the story....
07:00, 08/20/2019

85 Google Play apps with 8 million downloads forced fullscreen ads on users Enlarge (credit: Trend Micro) Researchers found 85 Google Play apps with more than 8 million downloads that forced users to view fullscreen ads. The apps, which posed as photography and gaming programs, contained a family of adware that was highly ...
07:00, 08/20/2019

METALS-Shanghai aluminium hits 9-mth high amid supply concerns Shanghai aluminium hit its highest level in nine months on Tuesday, tracking gains in London in the previous session, as fears of a shortage following a flooding in China added to gains from China's measures to boost the economy....
07:00, 08/20/2019

UPDATE 3-Twitter, Facebook accuse China of using fake accounts to undermine Hong Kong protests Twitter Inc and Facebook Inc said on Monday they had dismantled a state-backed social media campaign originating in mainland China that sought to undermine protests in Hong Kong....
07:00, 08/20/2019

Palestinian Authority Bans Activities by Gay Rights Group The Palestinian group, Al Qaws, vowed to continue its work. A police spokesman said its activities violated the “ideals and values of Palestinian society.”...
07:00, 08/20/2019

How desktop-as-a-service makes complex IT architecture simple (VB Live) Learn how desktop-as-a-service makes underlying software invisible to users, addresses the complexity of your tech infrastructure, and more.Read More...
07:00, 08/20/2019

Sony is acquiring Spider-Man developer Insomniac Games Sony Interactive Entertainment announces plans to acquire Marvel's Spider-Man developer Insomniac games. The studio joins Sony WWS upon the deal's close.Read More...
07:00, 08/20/2019

Robot Entertainment bounces back with Orcs Must Die! 3 and Ready Set Heroes Robot Entertainment showed off a new version of its Orcs Must Die! 3 that will run on Google’s Stadia cloud gaming service as well as other platforms. Orcs Must Die! 3 will debut as a timed exclusive on Google’s Stadia cloud gaming servic...
07:00, 08/20/2019

Xbox gets two new ‘Special Edition’ controllers Xbox is getting a pair of new controllers for the fall. The Night Ops Camo gamepad launches in October and Sport Blue is coming in September.Read More...
07:00, 08/20/2019

GitHub expands token scanning to Atlassian, Dropbox, Discord, and other formats GitHub announced that it has found over a billion token matches in repositories. It also revealed nearly half a dozen new token scanning partners.Read More...
07:00, 08/20/2019

Dying Light 2 and a new Tencent game get Nvidia RTX ray tracing Nvidia announced a couple of new games that are getting support for its ray tracing technology including Dying Light 2 and Synced: Off-Planet.Read More...
07:00, 08/20/2019

Sony to buy 'Spider-Man' developer Insomniac Games PlayStation console maker Sony Interactive Entertainment said on Monday it would buy privately held Insomniac Games Inc, known for developing games such as Marvel's "Spider-Man" and third-person shooter "Ratchet & Clank" franchise....
07:26, 08/20/2019

FTC chairman says Facebook's plan to merge brands may make it harder to split: FT Facebook Inc's plan to integrate Instagram and WhatsApp more closely could hinder any attempts to break up the social media giant, Federal Trade Commission Chairman Joseph Simons told the Financial Times on Monday....
07:26, 08/20/2019

Baidu earnings beat estimates on strong video streaming growth China search engine operator Baidu Inc reported better-than-expected quarterly revenue and profit on Monday, as more people signed up for its video streaming service, sending its shares up 8% in extended trading....
07:26, 08/20/2019

Factbox: Track Facebook's fight against disinformation campaigns in 2019 Facebook Inc and Twitter Inc said on Monday they had dismantled a state-backed information operation originating in mainland China that sought to undermine protests in Hong Kong....
07:26, 08/20/2019

10 Stylish Dorm Room Ideas You Can Buy on Amazon (for Cheap!) There are plenty of tasteful bookends, candles, hampers, and more you can get for your dorm room to give it some personality (without looking like something you'd scroll past on Pinterest)....
07:26, 08/20/2019

Sheryl Crow on touring with Michael Jackson: I saw 'really strange' things Crow says she hasn't watched the 2019 documentary "Leaving Neverland" that alleged new abuses against Jackson,        ...
07:52, 08/20/2019

Serena to begin 2020 season with return to Auckland Former world number one Serena Williams will begin her 2020 season with a return to the Auckland Open in January, her first appearance at the tournament since she was ousted in the second round in 2017....
07:52, 08/20/2019

Anisimova withdraws from U.S. Open following father's death Rising American teenager Amanda Anisimova has withdrawn from the U.S. Open following the death of her father and longtime coach Konstantin Anisimova, ESPN reported on Monday....
07:52, 08/20/2019

Plague-ridden prairie dogs pose danger to Colorado tourists Officials at a Colorado wildlife refuge are cautiously moving forward with a plan to reopen parts of their facility this week in the wake of a plague outbreak amongst prairie dogs in the area. The Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge was s...
07:52, 08/20/2019

Ole Gunnar Solsjkær has faith in Paul Pogba to keep taking penalties • Pogba missed from spot in Manchester United’s draw at Wolves• ‘Paul has scored many before so there’s no problem’Ole Gunnar Solskjær says he has no intention of taking away Paul Pogba’s penalty-taking privileges despite the midfielder missing from ...
08:39, 08/20/2019

In retrial, El Salvador acquits woman accused of killing her stillborn child A Salvadoran court on Monday acquitted a woman accused of homicide after giving birth to a stillborn baby in a case that drew international attention to the socially conservative nation's strict abortion ban....
09:00, 08/20/2019

In Tribute, Priyanka Gandhi Tweets What She "Learned" From Her Father Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has posted an emotional tribute to her father, former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi, on the occasion of his 75th birth anniversary, revealing that he taught her "to listen to......
09:26, 08/20/2019

Ohio man pleads not guilty to threatening Jewish centre in video Police arrested Reardon Saturday on charges of telecommunications harassment and aggravated menacing, a day after a Jewish organization contacted authorities....
09:26, 08/20/2019

Jeffrey Epstein signed a will 2 days before suicide: records The existence of the will, first reported by the New York Post, raised new questions about Epstein's final days inside the Metropolitan Correctional Center, where he was awaiting trial on federal sex trafficking and conspiracy charges....
09:26, 08/20/2019

British adventurer flying around the world in a gyrocopter lands in Canada He’s known around the world as a British adventurer, completing what’s been dubbed a “Global Triathlon,”and now James Ketchell is back at it, looking to complete another record....
09:26, 08/20/2019

Lee becomes first deaf player to win an ATP main draw match Lee Duck-hee became the first deaf player to win an ATP Tour main draw match on Monday when the South Korean defeated Henri Laaksonen 7-6(4) 6-1 in the first round of the Winston-Salem Open....
09:26, 08/20/2019

NYPD’s mental health emergency: What’s behind the suicide numbers The NYPD is facing a mental health emergency after its ninth officer this year died by suicide. For ex-cop and suicide survivor Chris Prochut, the crisis highlights a chronic issue in the force. “New York City cops — they’ll hold it together right to...
09:26, 08/20/2019

De Blasio blasts ‘reprehensible’ NYPD union over response to Pantaleo firing Mayor Bill de Blasio blasted the NYPD’s top union on Monday night following the Police Benevolent Association’s call for a vote of “no confidence” against him and the police commissioner. De Blasio said it was “reprehensible” ...
09:26, 08/20/2019

Demi Lovato Kicks Off 27th Birthday With a Bang by Attending Ariana Grande's Concert Demi Lovato is living her best life! The "Cool for the Summer" singer is enjoying her time in London and kicking off her 27th birthday celebration. And while it's not August......
09:52, 08/20/2019

TV's Top Leading Man 2019: Vote in the Elite 8 Hey. Listen, the elite eight of TV's Top Leading Man is now open for voting, but we're not thrilled about it. We just had to pair up faves against faves, knowing we were......
09:52, 08/20/2019

Katie Holmes and Jamie Foxx Split After He's Spotted With Singer Sela Vave It's over between Katie Holmes and Jamie Foxx. E! News has confirmed that the Dawson's Creek alum and the Oscar winner, who first sparked romance rumors in 2013, are going their......
09:52, 08/20/2019

Why does no one ever tell you how brilliant ageing can be? | Suzanne Moore In later life, you know what sparks joy: loving new things, discarding old things. It’s finally time to live as you want to live, not as you’re told you shouldIt started with a tweet. I wondered why people like the Edinburgh fringe so much, when it s...
10:13, 08/20/2019

49ers' Jimmy Garoppolo finished his preseason start vs. Broncos with a 0.0 QB rating Jimmy Garoppolo struggled mightily in his limited action Monday night in the San Francisco 49ers' game against the Denver Broncos.       ...
10:13, 08/20/2019

Jim Hardy, 1945 Rose Bowl MVP and former NFL QB, dies at 96 Jim Hardy, who was the 1945 Rose Bowl MVP while playing for USC and also holds the NFL single-game record for interceptions, passed away at 96.       ...
10:13, 08/20/2019

Former Cleveland Cavaliers coach David Blatt diagnosed with multiple sclerosis David Blatt, currently the coach of the Greek club Olympiakos, said he was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis a few months ago.       ...
10:13, 08/20/2019

Diamondbacks score 3 in 8th to rally past Rockies, 5-3 Carson Kelly hit a tiebreaking solo homer in the eighth inning, part of a three-run rally that sent the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 5-3 victory over the Colorado Rockies       ...
10:13, 08/20/2019

Big Oil Is Scared Here is a simple truth: The world cannot build more fossil fuel infrastructure and have a habitable climate. Science bears this out, and a growing number of people around the world are putting their bodies on the line in the service of said science a...
10:13, 08/20/2019

UK Foreign Office 'extremely concerned' for Hong Kong staffer reportedly detained in China The United Kingdom Foreign Office is "extremely concerned" by reports that a British Consulate staff member in Hong Kong has been detained in mainland China for over 10 days....
10:13, 08/20/2019

Alzheimer's in women: Could midlife stress play a role? New research suggests that experiencing a stressful life event may detrimentally impact older women’s memories and put them at risk of Alzheimer's disease....
10:39, 08/20/2019

Mars 2020 rover cameras get eye exams to hunt life on the Red Planet This Mars 2020 rover camera could be key to finding life on Mars and learning more about the planet – but only if it passes its vision examination by NASA’s team...
10:39, 08/20/2019

Trump urges restraint on Kashmir in call with India and Pakistan US President Donald Trump said Kashmir was a "tough situation" and that he had "good conversations" with the prime ministers of India and Pakistan. He urged them to work towards reducing tensions....
11:00, 08/20/2019

Foreign students fear Germany's tuition fees damage diversity Increased living costs and non-EU tuition fees are fueling concern among foreign students. They worry that the hiked prices encourage exclusiveness and that Germany will no longer be a sought-after study destination....
11:00, 08/20/2019

US test-fires cruise missile after INF treaty pullout The US Pentagon says it has tested a ground-launched cruise missile just weeks after exiting the INF treaty. The missile would have been banned under the bilateral agreement with Russia....
11:00, 08/20/2019

EU boosts aid for Bosnia's migration influx The European Union promised 10 million euros in aid to Bosnia and Herzegovina. The funds are earmarked to build new reception centers and support the more than 7,000 migrants currently based in the Balkan state....
11:00, 08/20/2019

A new museum in Paris is all about money The new Citéco museum of economics aims to make the mysteries of money comprehensible — and fun — for everyone. From art to film, there's plenty to discover between the walls of this castle-like former mansion....
11:00, 08/20/2019

Will German slowdown hit eastern European economies? Central and eastern European economies are said to be decoupling from western Europe as consumption-led growth replaces the export-driven model. But will domestic spending suffice to fend off a slowdown in the eurozone?...
11:00, 08/20/2019

UK's Prince Andrew 'appalled' by Jeffrey Epstein claims The British royals reject allegations of the prince's involvement in the Epstein sex scandals. Buckingham Palace released a statement after a video resurfaced from 2008 where Andrew was seen at Epstein's New York home....
11:00, 08/20/2019

Germany's far-right: Police to restructure as threat of extremism grows Germany's federal criminal police agency wants to overhaul the structures it uses to fight far-right groups and hate crimes, media reports say. The organization sees a growing threat of militant extremism in the country....
11:00, 08/20/2019

Death, blackouts, melting asphalt: ways the climate crisis will change how we live From power cuts to infrastructure failure, the impact of climate change on US cities will be huge – but many are already innovating to adaptBetween record heat and rain, this summer’s weather patterns have indicated, once again, that the climate is c...
11:26, 08/20/2019

Georgia Argues the ACLU’s Suit Against Its ‘Heartbeat’ Law Should Be Aborted Georgia is doubling down on its recently signed law virtually outlawing abortion in the state, telling a federal court that it should dismiss an effort by the American Civil Liberties Union to stop the law from taking effect....
12:39, 08/20/2019

Steph Curry Makes a 7-Figure Gift to Howard University to Bring Golf Back to the HBCU Basketball great Steph Curry on Monday pledged to fund a new golf program at Howard University, with a gift to be made over six years to give the HBCU time to build a Division I sports program....
12:39, 08/20/2019

22 Days of Eating Like Beyoncé: The Good, the Bad, and Can You Pay My Bills? There’s a lot to love about eating healthier—but the cost isn’t one of them; a point that has been roundly driven home to me, as I’ve attempted to comply with 22 Days Nutrition, the plant-based eating plan designed by Beyoncé’s trainer and nutritioni...
12:39, 08/20/2019

This Is America: Dayton, Ohio, Mayor Had Security Increased After Public Fallout With Trump Please think about what I am about to say: An American mayor was assigned security after a public feud with the president of the United States, because the American mayor needed protection from the sycophants who follow the president....
12:39, 08/20/2019

Unearthing the Ancients: Discovery of the Tomb of Tutankhamun The ancient age of Egypt, the enigmatic pharaohs and the rich history of the Nile valley, are without a doubt one of the most exciting and wondrous aspects of modern archaeology.  ...
12:39, 08/20/2019

Brazilian states bypass Bolsonaro to discuss rainforest protection funding directly Brazilian states containing the country's Amazon rainforest said they want to negotiate directly with European nations who fund projects to curb deforestation after changes proposed by the federal government led Norway and Germany to suspend donation...
12:39, 08/20/2019

China may have a new way of boosting its economy. Here's what the central bank just did China has used both monetary and fiscal measures to lift economic activity as its trade war with the U.S. looks set to intensify in the coming months....
12:39, 08/20/2019

Ole says Pogba and Rashford must decide penalty-taker on the pitch "Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer insists he will not change his penalty strategy after Paul Pogba’s saved spot-kick led to Wolves earning a draw on Monday night."...
13:00, 08/20/2019

Russia's Putin denies increased radiation levels following deadly blast Russian President Vladimir Putin has said that there's no risk of increased radiation levels following a deadly blast at a military site in Northern Russia earlier this month that killed at least five people....
13:26, 08/20/2019

The Internet Slang Meaning Of A Nintendo And GameFreak Proposed Trademark Nintendo and GameFreak have filed a trademark application for the kanji character 草 (kusa or sou), meaning “grass.” It’s also Japanese internet slang for LOL....
13:26, 08/20/2019

You Can Finally See Some Gameplay From The Avengers Video Game Aside from a quickly-squashed leak, it hasn’t been possible to see the E3 2019 gameplay demo for Crystal Dynamics’ upcoming Marvels’ Avengers game. That would be the intro level that E3 attendees said was somewhat more encouraging than the game’s mal...
13:26, 08/20/2019

China exploiting holes in US bankruptcy system to acquire national security technology When lithium-ion battery manufacturer A123 Systems experienced financial trouble, it did what many struggling companies do to stay afloat and arranged to sell off a stake in the firm. But when Congress raised concerns, the Chinese buyer pulled out, w...
13:52, 08/20/2019

Tokyo 2020 can overcome heat, water quality issues - National Olympic Committees "Delegates to a Chef de Mission seminar on Tuesday said they are confident their hosts will find heat and water quality solutions ahead of next year\u0027s Summer Olympics."...
13:52, 08/20/2019

DealBook Briefing: C.E.O.s Look Beyond Their Shareholders The Business Roundtable said companies should also invest in their employees, protect the environment and deal fairly with suppliers — a sign that shareholder democracy hasn’t worked....
13:52, 08/20/2019

Ransomware Attack Hits 23 Texas Towns, Authorities Say The state declined to say which towns were affected by the coordinated cyberattack. But one expert said it could signal more such attacks in the future....
13:52, 08/20/2019

Watching electrons using extreme ultraviolet light A new technique developed by a team at MIT can map the complete electronic band structure of materials at high resolution. This capability is usually exclusive to large synchrotron facilities, but now it is available as a tabletop laser-based setup a...
14:26, 08/20/2019

Boosting computing power for the future of particle physics A new machine learning technology tested by an international team of scientists including MIT Assistant Professor Philip Harris and postdoc Dylan Rankin, both of the Laboratory for Nuclear Science, can spot specific particle signatures among an ocean...
14:26, 08/20/2019

Motorcycle rider sets headstand record at 76 mph And he wasn’t even looking where he was going. Stunt rider Marco George set the unofficial world record for fastest headstand on a motorcycle on Saturday when he hit 76 mph on an airstrip in England. The 30-year-old more than doubled the existing mar...
14:26, 08/20/2019

July was Alaska’s hottest month ever ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Alaska has been America’s canary in the coal mine for climate warming and the yellow bird is swooning. July was Alaska’s warmest month ever, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Sea ice melted. Bering ...
14:26, 08/20/2019

Rescuers use explosives to search for trapped cavers in Poland WARSAW, Poland — Dozens of rescuers have been working around the clock in southern Poland to find two missing spelunkers trapped by rising water in a cave, using explosives to widen underground passages to help in the search. The two became trapped S...
14:26, 08/20/2019

Wildlife flourishing at former weapons testing sites DENVER — From a tiny Pacific island to a leafy Indiana forest, a handful of sites where the United States manufactured and tested some of the most lethal weapons known to humankind are now peaceful havens for wildlife. An astonishing array of animals...
14:26, 08/20/2019

Mexico City assesses monument damage after anti-rape march MEXICO CITY — Workers erected a wooden wall around Mexico City’s iconic Angel of Independence monument Saturday after feminists defaced it with graffiti during a raucous protest over a string of alleged rapes by police. The disorder Friday night erup...
14:26, 08/20/2019

30 people detained as Kashmir protests continue Thirty people have been detained in Kashmir as authorities attempt to keep control over protests sparked by the Indian government's decision to remove the region's autonomy. ...
14:26, 08/20/2019

Robert Shiller says the Fed's rate cut had the opposite intended effect, sparked recession alarm Nobel prize winner Robert Shiller takes issue with the Federal Reserve's rate cut in July because of the psychological harm it caused the markets....
14:52, 08/20/2019

WWE Raw: Seth Rollins, Braun Strowman become Tag Team Champions Universal Champion Seth Rollins and Braun Strowman formed an unlikely team on Raw in order to battle Luke Gallows and Karl Anderson of The O.C. for the Raw Tag Team Championships....
15:13, 08/20/2019

Whole Foods signs lease for 63 Madison Ave. The long-underutilized ground-level space at 63 Madison Ave. (aka 28 E. 28th St.) has landed a huge retail tenant — Whole Foods Market, which signed for 60,000 square feet. The new gourmet emporium will have 10,000 square feet at street level plus 50...
15:13, 08/20/2019

One of the most exciting new iPhone 11 rumors is almost definitely wrong Apple’s next-generation iPhone 11 lineup is set to be announced just three weeks from now. No, seriously, the Cupertino company’s big iPhone event date has already leaked, and it’ll take place on September 10th which is exactly thre...
15:13, 08/20/2019

The Netflix app just got a new ‘coming soon’ feature, but only on certain devices The Netflix app just received a novel feature that some users will certainly appreciate. A “Coming This Week” section will be shown on TVs, streaming devices, and consoles, allowing users to stay on top of new releases as they happen. The...
15:13, 08/20/2019

U.S. reps from Texas serve as ambassadors of the border On an August morning in West Texas, a caravan rolled across the U.S.-Mexico border. Packed into a train of vehicles -- two vans and seven SUVs -- were 21 members of the U.S. House of Representatives....
15:13, 08/20/2019

New ransomware strike kicks 23 Texas agencies offline Authorities are examining a new ransomware attack in Texas that has taken nearly two dozen government agencies offline -- the latest in a string of brazen digital hijackings against municipalities nationwide....
15:13, 08/20/2019

Watch the first 'Disintegration' trailer from the co-creator of 'Halo' Halo co-creator Marcus Lehto's new project Disintegration was announced in July, but there wasn't a lot of information about it available. Some plot details have since been shared, but now we have the first gameplay trailer to get our teeth...
15:13, 08/20/2019

'The Witcher 3' comes to the Switch on October 15th We first heard that The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt was coming to the Switch back in June, but now, thanks to an announcement at Gamescom, we have an official release date: October 15th....
15:13, 08/20/2019

Samsung's 32-inch Space Gaming Monitor makes room for your PC Giant gaming monitors have a conspicuous problem: all that visual real estate usually swallows up desk space, leaving limited room for your speakers, elaborate peripherals or the PC itself. Samsung might have a simple fix. Its newly unveiled Space....
15:13, 08/20/2019

'Final Fantasy VIII' Remastered is coming out on September 3rd Were you disappointed to hear that Square Enix merely remastered Final Fantasy VIII instead of remaking it like it did its predecessor? We hope you can take solace in the fact that you don't have to wait years for its release. The developer has ...
15:13, 08/20/2019

Bloomberg: Apple plans to launch TV+ in November for $10 a month Apple has been on a content-buying spree over the past year or so, because it's apparently almost ready to launch its Netflix competitor. According to Bloomberg, the tech giant is planning to roll out its TV+ subscription service in November, an...
15:13, 08/20/2019

Teva to launch generic version of EpiPen for young children Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd said on Tuesday its generic version of Mylan's EpiPen for young children will be available in most retail pharmacies at a price of $300 for a 2-pack....
15:39, 08/20/2019

Planned Parenthood opts out of U.S. subsidies in fight over abortion referrals Planned Parenthood said on Monday it was withdrawing from a federal program subsidizing reproductive healthcare for low-income women after the Trump administration banned participants in the program from referring women to abortion providers....
15:39, 08/20/2019

African Americans need 24-hour blood pressure checks NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Measuring blood pressure outside the clinic using 24-hour monitoring equipment is important for identifying and managing hypertension in African-Americans, a new study shows....
15:39, 08/20/2019

Jordan parliament calls for expelling Israeli envoy, reacting to 'violations' at Jerusalem holy site, report says Jordanian members of parliament reportedly renewed their recommendation on Monday for the kingdom to close the Israeli Embassy in the capital city of Amman, citing what they called Israeli “violations” at a Jerusalem holy site sacred to Muslim and Je...
15:39, 08/20/2019

Palestinian leader fires advisers, wants bonuses returned Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Monday laid off all of his advisers and ordered a former prime minister and other ex-Cabinet ministers to return tens of thousands of dollars from a pay raise he had secretly approved....
15:39, 08/20/2019

Palestinian Authority bans LGBTQ activities in West Bank, reports say The Palestinian Authority has reportedly banned members of a Palestinian LGBTQ community from holding events in the West Bank, and further threatened to arrest members for activities authorities called “harmful” to the ideals of society....
15:39, 08/20/2019

French couple could face jail for taking sand from Italian beach, reports say A French couple’s desire to transport a keepsake from their vacation – a whopping 90 pounds of sand from an Italian beach – may reportedly land them behind bars for six years....
15:39, 08/20/2019

US buying Greenland 'absurd discussion,' Danish prime minister says The United States' reported interest in buying Greenland from Denmark is "absurd" and the fjord-lined island is not for sale, according to Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen....
15:39, 08/20/2019

Skyscraper rules tightened over 'wall of wind' fears for cyclists Stricter rules on the construction of new skyscrapers in London are being drawn up over concerns that a so-called "wall of wind" effect could knock over cyclists and pedestrians....
15:39, 08/20/2019

CHEAP: Slap yourself. The Canon EOS 5DS DSLR Camera is 64% off Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! If you’re a photography nerd, you surely want to have a good DSLR camera in your arsenal. But deals for top quality cameras aren’t easy to come to by. Don’t worry...
16:00, 08/20/2019

Border Patrol nabs nearly 200 Central American migrants near New Mexico port of entry U.S. Border Patrol on Monday said agents apprehended a large group of nearly 200 illegal immigrants near a base at a New Mexico port of entry over the weekend....
16:00, 08/20/2019

Tennessee man accused of slashing boss' throat with steak knife after taking time off for stress, reports say A Tennessee man is accused of slashing his boss’ throat with a steak knife on Friday after returning to work from time off because of stress, according to local reports....
16:00, 08/20/2019

Epstein's islands: Little St. James and Great St. James Fox News went to Jeffrey Epstein's two islands in the U.S. Virgin Islands - Little St. James and Great St. James on Aug. 17, 2019. Each had a lone guard watching over the multi-million dollar properties....
16:00, 08/20/2019

Searching for Hints About 2020, All Eyes Turn to a Reshaped Virginia Demographics and redistricting are transforming Virginia, where November legislative elections are being closely watched for signs of where the nation is headed politically....
16:00, 08/20/2019

Corbyn: Plan to end EU free movement 'Windrush on steroids' Jeremy Corbyn and Sadiq Khan have called on the government to scrap plans to immediately end freedom of movement from the European Union in the event of a no-deal Brexit....
16:26, 08/20/2019

Why the U.S. and Iran Are at Loggerheads, Again Though the U.S. and Iran have lived in a state of hostility for decades, rarely have relations been as tense as in recent months. The U.S. is trying to deprive Iran of oil revenue, the lifeblood of its economy. Iran’s been accused of responding by sa...
16:26, 08/20/2019

Former GOP senator: Facebook has 'significant work' to address conservatives concerns A year-long review by a former Republican U.S. senator says Facebook Inc has "significant work to be done to satisfy" concerns from conservatives that believe the social media website to be biased against conservatives....
16:52, 08/20/2019

Mysterious French modeling agent, accused Epstein 'procurer' whereabouts unknown as probe continues Criminal charges against Jeffrey Epstein are set to be tossed after the disgraced financier's shocking suicide behind bars earlier this month, but far from closing up shop, investigators worldwide are now switching the focus of the underage sex traff...
16:52, 08/20/2019

Gold Prices Hit New Record High: 10 Things To Know Gold prices on Tuesday touched a new record high of Rs 38,770 per 10 grams in Delhi, news agency Press Trust of India (PTI) reported. Gold prices jumped by Rs 200 despite weak trend overseas as the......
16:52, 08/20/2019

SBI Removes Processing Fee On Car Loans The announcement by the State Bank of India comes at a time when passenger vehicle sales in the country declined for the ninth month in a row to July....
16:52, 08/20/2019

Sterling And Wilson Solar Makes Weak Debut On Stock Markets Sterling and Wilson IPO listing: Sterling and Wilson Solar sold equity shares in the price band of Rs. 775-780. The initial public offer of Sterling & Wilson Solar was subscribed 92%....
16:52, 08/20/2019

CHEAP: Shield thy eyes! Canon’s EOS 5DS DSLR Camera has 64% off Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! If you’re a photography nerd, you surely want to have a good DSLR camera in your arsenal. But deals for top quality cameras aren’t easy to come to by. Don’t worry...
17:13, 08/20/2019

Delivery robot firm Starship raises $40 million Starship Technologies, a company set up by two founders of video messaging business Skype, has raised another $40 million to expand its delivery robot business, it said on Tuesday....
17:13, 08/20/2019

Humbled Deutsche Bank faces battle in its own backyard Online retailer Zalando is just the kind of fast-growing German business with foreign expansion plans that Deutsche Bank Chief Executive Christian Sewing needs to help drive the struggling lender's recovery....
17:13, 08/20/2019

Japan allows further exports of high-tech material to South Korea Japan has approved shipments of a high-tech material to South Korea for the second time since imposing export curbs last month, two sources said, ahead of talks by government officials this week to resolve a dispute stemming from their wartime past....
17:13, 08/20/2019

'Liverpool now know what it takes to win trophies': Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain fires warning at rivals The experiences gained en route to Champions League success last season mean Liverpool now know what it takes to put together a trophy-winning campaign, according to Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain....
17:39, 08/20/2019

Norwich City vs Chelsea: Prediction, tickets, live stream, TV, team news – Premier League 2019-20 preview Frank Lampard takes his Chelsea side to East Anglia to face Norwich City knowing that nothing but a victory will do after three winless games since taking over at Stamford Bridge....
17:39, 08/20/2019

Don't Expect a Meaningful Fiscal Push From Germany The German economy needs new sources of growth. Investors shouldn’t count on fiscal stimulus to be one of them, even if the government loosens the purse strings a bit....
17:39, 08/20/2019

UPDATE 1-Drugmaker Endo to pay $10 million to settle opioid case ahead of trial Endo International Plc on Tuesday said it had agreed to pay $10 million to avoid going to trial in October in a landmark case by two Ohio counties accusing various drug manufacturers and distributors of fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic....
17:39, 08/20/2019

Drugmaker Endo to pay $10 million to settle opioid lawsuit Endo International Plc on Tuesday said it had agreed to pay $10 million to avoid going to trial in October in a landmark case by two Ohio counties accusing various drug manufacturers and distributors of fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic....
17:39, 08/20/2019

Soccer-Martial starts to evolve but United lacking creative touch Manchester United's opening two games of the season have given a clear indication of the direction manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is taking his team but have also exposed their limited options....
17:39, 08/20/2019

The best iPhone 8 Plus deals and UK contracts in August 2019 Apple's newer flagships are, well very expensive. So for those wanting to land a phablet sized iPhone at a lower price, iPhone 8 Plus deals could be the ideal way to go. If you want one of the newest large screened Apple smartphones, but the pri...
17:39, 08/20/2019

Apple Arcade could cost half what Apple Music and Apple News Plus do What a week for gaming. We got a new list of Google Stadia games, our first flurry of Gamescom 2019 announcements, and now we have some hesitant good news about the pricing plans for Apple Arcade, which is set to be a lot cheaper than you might have ...
17:39, 08/20/2019

Get a free JBL soundbar and rapid fibre with this student broadband deal from BT So you're a year or two through university. You've got freshers syndrome out of the way and have actually been able to choose your new housemates for the first time. You must be feeling pretty grown up right about now - allow us to give you...
17:39, 08/20/2019

Casio Pro Trek WSD-F21HR has a headline feature most rivals already offer Casio has just announced a new entry in its Pro Trek series, catchily called the Casio Pro Trek WSD-F21HR, and that name might give you a hint at its headline feature. Still struggling? It’s a heart rate monitor.Surprisingly, other entries in ...
17:39, 08/20/2019

Megan Rapinoe believes dad voted for Trump, questions how family could support her and still watch Fox News U.S. women's soccer star Megan Rapinoe said she thinks her father voted for President Trump in 2016 — a political choice that provides a stark contrast in her family, as the World Cup-winning forward is nearly as well known for launching broadsides a...
17:39, 08/20/2019

Wisconsin WR Quintez Cephus reinstated, not eligible to play Former Wisconsin receiver Quintez Cephus was cleared Monday to return to school after a jury acquitted him of sexual assault charges, though it was unclear when he will be eligible to play in a game....
17:39, 08/20/2019

Little Leaguers from New Jersey proud to be 'Troopers' Ray Amato takes in the scene from the very top of Lamade Stadium as the signature chant of the New Jersey Little League team echoes through the stands: "Let's go Troopers! Let's go Troopers!"...
17:39, 08/20/2019

Theologians: Nationalism is anathema to Christian faith A letter signed by nearly 30 leading theologians in the liberal Catholic journal Commonweal forcefully rejects any link between nationalism and Christianity....
18:00, 08/20/2019

Jaguar Land Rover develops advanced 3D head-up display British carmaker teams up with University of Cambridge to launch new safety and entertainment system in concept form Jaguar Land Rover is developing a 3D head-up display that looks to serve as both a safety feature and point of passenger entertainme...
18:26, 08/20/2019

Ferrari pushing against standard parts element of 2021 F1 rules Ferrari is "not happy yet" with the proposed 2021 Formula 1 regulations and is pushing back against standardisation, according to team boss Mattia Binotto...
18:52, 08/20/2019

The Apple Card is the start of Goldman's transformation into a consumer powerhouse, CEO says With the official launch of the Apple Card, Goldman Sachs has embarked on a multi-decade journey to becoming a leader in consumer banking, CEO David Solomon said....
18:52, 08/20/2019

JP Morgan's trading guru says stock rebound to continue, yield decline not based on fundamentals For investors still haunted by last week's monster sell-off, the market's comeback is set to last, according to J.P. Morgan's quant guru....
18:52, 08/20/2019

Ex-SEC chief: Markopolos targeting GE for a short-seller and not as a whistleblower 'suspicious' "If he had brought all of his data to the SEC first, he would reap potentially, up to 30% of the potential recovery," says former SEC Chairman Harvey Pitt....
18:52, 08/20/2019

Mastercard says the no-number Apple Card comes with 'enhanced security' users will never see The Apple Card is more secure because users get a one-time-use number in the Wallet app, says the president of Mastercard's North American operations....
19:13, 08/20/2019

Someone Has Dethroned Lil Nas X From the No. 1 Spot, So He Can't Ride That Horse No More Has the time come when Lil Nas X can’t ride his horse “no more?” Well, he won’t be riding it on No. 1 Boulevard any longer because “Old Town Road” has been dethroned....
19:13, 08/20/2019

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

A Transfer Market Parable Summer moves at Juventus were the latest example of a broken economy in which teams are selling players they should keep, and keeping players they would prefer to sell....
19:13, 08/20/2019

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

U.S. attorney general shakes up prison bureau after Epstein death U.S. Attorney General William Barr on Monday shook up the leadership at the federal Bureau of Prisons, removing its acting chief following the suicide of financier Jeffrey Epstein in a New York City jail....
19:13, 08/20/2019

Russia refuses to share data on blast that caused radiation spike Monitoring stations ceased transmitting data two days after the 8 August blastRussia has told international nuclear test ban monitors that it does not have to share information on the blast that caused a brief spike in radiation levels in Arkhangelsk...
19:13, 08/20/2019

Amanda Anisimova out of US Open after father’s death Rising American teenager Amanda Anisimova has withdrawn from the U.S. Open following the death of her father and longtime coach Konstantin Anisimova, ESPN reported on Monday. The cause of death was unknown. Anisimova, 17, has charged up the rankings ...
19:39, 08/20/2019

Finally, a Keurig Machine Even Coffee Snobs Can Enjoy Keurig debuts two-in-one machines, designed to handle K-Cups or produce a whole pot of your favorite drip—leaving brew nerds fewer reasons to bitterly hate the brand....
19:39, 08/20/2019

Russia vows not to be pulled into a ‘costly arms race’ as Pentagon tests cruise missile no longer banned by Cold War treaty THE RACE IS ON: Just two weeks after withdrawing from the Cold War-era Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty, the United States made good on its promise to develop a new class of ground-based cruise missile to match the threat from Russia and Chin...
19:39, 08/20/2019

Phil Neville calls for social media boycott to combat racist abuse • England women’s manager responds to Pogba abuse on Twitter• ‘Let’s come off social media. Let’s see the effect that it has’Phil Neville has called for the football community to “send a powerful message” and boycott social media for six months in re...
20:00, 08/20/2019

Mark Robinson steps down as coach of England Women after Ashes rout • Former Sussex coach guided team to 2017 World Cup victory• Assistant coach Alastair Maiden takes temporary chargeMark Robinson is to step down as the England Women’s coach after “a wonderful four years” ended with defeat in the Ashes.The 52-year-ol...
20:00, 08/20/2019

County cricket: Kent v Essex, Surrey v Hampshire and more – live! Updates from the latest round of Championship matchesStokes warns Australia to expect more Archer barragesGet in touch with Tanya by email, Twitter or BTL 5.33pm BST I must go and write up but don’t take your eyes off Canterbury, Hove and Scarborough...
20:00, 08/20/2019

England focused despite Smith's withdrawal from third Ashes Test – video England coach Trevor Bayliss admitted that 'it's not going to get down to necessarily one player on either side' as Steve Smith withdrew from the third Test of the Ashes. The Australian batsman has been in outstanding form throughout the series but h...
20:00, 08/20/2019

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

Lockheed Martin wins two contracts for F-35 upgrades Lockheed Martin won contracts valued at $32.1 million and $12 million for modifications to F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter planes, the Pentagon said....
20:26, 08/20/2019

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

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

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

This Low-Fat, High-Protein Dahi Chicken Recipe Is Just What You Need! Dahi chicken is delicious to boot and rich in lean protein - both from the chicken and the curd. Check out the full recipe of this easy and healthy curry!...
20:26, 08/20/2019

USDA study advises against washing raw poultry, red meats Washing raw chicken before it's cooked is a common practice, but new federal research advised against it Tuesday -- saying it can lead to foodborne illnesses that are responsible for thousands of deaths each year....
20:52, 08/20/2019

Weight Watchers under fire for children's weight loss app that critics say promotes eating disorders Weight Watchers came under fire this month after releasing a weight loss app for children and young teens that critics says encourages them to develop eating disorders. ...
20:52, 08/20/2019

Why emoji use could lead to more sex A study claims that adding emojis to communications allowed people to reach a deeper level of intimacy with one anotherName: Sexy emojis.Appearance: Irresistible. Continue reading......
20:52, 08/20/2019

Jon Voight attacks 'radical left,' hails Trump as 'the greatest president of this century' The actor described President Trump as 'a man of truths, love and justice for the American people.'        ...
21:39, 08/20/2019

Eric and Lara Trump welcome second baby, President Trump's 10th grandchild: 'We love you already!' Eric and Lara Trump have welcomed their second child, President Donald Trump's tenth grandchild. The baby girl joins brother Luke, born in 2017.        ...
21:39, 08/20/2019

Alyssa Milano reveals she had two abortions in 1993 within months: 'It was my choice' Actress and activist Alyssa Milano is opening up about her past experience with abortion in protest of restrictive laws.        ...
21:39, 08/20/2019

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

Amazon rain forest fires can be seen from space The Amazon rain forest fires can be seen from space, and NASA can see these fires from space. Veuer’s Keri Lumm reports.        ...
22:00, 08/20/2019

Hyundai Grand i10 Nios vs Rivals: Specs & Price Comparison The newly launched Hyundai Grand i10 Nios won't have it easy with popular models like the Maruti Suzuki Swift, Ford Figo and the Tata Tiago in contention. So, how does the Grand i10 Nios fare against......
22:26, 08/20/2019

Actor Shahid Kapoor Rides To A Dinner Date On His Ducati Scrambler 1100 Special While there are a bunch of riders in the world of Bollywood, motorcyclists are far and few and actor Shahid Kapoor just happens to belong to the latter category. The biker has had an eclectic......
22:26, 08/20/2019

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

"J&K India's Internal Matter": Rajnath Singh To US Counterpart In a phone conversation with Defence Minister Rajnath Singh today, US Defence Secretary Mark T Esper said today that the developments in Jammu and Kashmir are India's internal matter. Mr Esper added......
22:26, 08/20/2019

Nearly 1,000 kg Cannabis Seized In Odisha, 2 Arrested: Police Police have seized over 974 kg of cannabis, valued at around Rs 90 lakh, from a vehicle in Odisha's Ganjam district and arrested two persons in connection with the case, an official said on Tuesday....
22:26, 08/20/2019

Ahmedabad-Mumbai Tejas Train Operation To Be Handed Over To IRCTC: Report After the Delhi-Lucknow Tejas Express, the railways has decided to hand over the operations of the Ahmedabad-Mumbai Central Tejas Express to its subsidiary, IRCTC, as a test case, ahead of the......
22:26, 08/20/2019

Rich And Powerful Can't Get Order For Early Disposal Of Cases: Top Court The Supreme Court made it clear to the country's "rich and powerful" on Tuesday that their cases would not be accorded preference and it would not direct high courts or trial courts to adjudicate any......
22:26, 08/20/2019

Maryland coach Mike Locksley finds bond with father of Jordan McNair over death of sons Mike Locksley and Marty McNair share a bond over the death of their sons. One is the new Maryland coach. The other is the father of a former player.       ...
22:26, 08/20/2019

Brute dragged woman under Queens train trestle, raped her: cops A stranger dragged a woman under a train trestle in Queens, where he hit her in the head and raped her, authorities said Tuesday. The 22-year-old victim was in the area of Tuskegee Airmen Way and 157th Street in Jamaica shortly before 2:45 a.m. Sunda...
22:52, 08/20/2019

'Nuclear winter' coming? Nuclear war between US and Russia would cause catastrophic event, study confirms Earlier this month, the U.S. pulled out of a Reagan-era nuclear treaty with Russia after the Trump administration assessed the country was in “material breach of the treaty” and made no effort to “come back into compliance.” If there were any kind of...
22:52, 08/20/2019

Elon Musk lauds Newt Gingrich's $2B moon competition prize SpaceX CEO Elon Musk gave his approval for a plan put forth by former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich to give a $2 billion prize to the first private company to establish and run the first base on the moon....
22:52, 08/20/2019

SEE IT: Thousands of birds killed during hailstorm at Montana wildlife preserve More than 11,000 waterfowl and wetland birds were killed or maimed after “baseball-sized” pieces of hail wreaked havoc over a Montana wildlife management area last weekend during a storm, state officials said Friday....
22:52, 08/20/2019

'Evil-genius' neutrino gun could unmask tiniest particles in the universe Neutrinos are perhaps the most underrated particles known to humankind. Physicist, smart guy and smart aleck Wolfgang Pauli first proposed their existence in 1930 as a missing puzzle piece — certain nuclear reactions had more going in than they had c...
22:52, 08/20/2019

NASA Awards Contract for Specialized Engineering, Evaluation, Test Services NASA has awarded the NASA-wide Specialized Engineering, Evaluation and Test Services (NSEETS) contract to the Aerospace Corporation in El Segundo, California, to provide on- and off-site project management, independent multidisciplinary engineering s...
23:13, 08/20/2019

Manchester United "Disgusted" By Racist Abuse Of Paul Pogba Paul Pogba was assailed on social media, becoming the third player in England to have received racist abuse in the past week due to missing a penalty....
23:13, 08/20/2019

Swiss watchdog expects details on Facebook's Libra by end of month Switzerland's privacy watchdog expects to receive details on Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency by the end of this month, a spokeswoman for the agency said on Tuesday....
23:39, 08/20/2019

App Makers Say Apple's Move to Protect Kids' Privacy Could Be Devastating Under the new rules, which Apple had planned to implement next month, kids apps on Apple's App Store will be banned from using external analytics software....
23:39, 08/20/2019

Supreme Court Seeks Responses Over Aadhaar-Social Media Linking Cases The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued a notice to the Centre and others seeking their response on Facebook's plea to transfer four cases from three High Courts to itself....
23:39, 08/20/2019

WhatsApp Said to Be in Talks to Launch Mobile Payments in Indonesia WhatsApp is said to be in talks with multiple Indonesian digital payment firms to offer their mobile transaction services, in a bid to tap the nation's fast growing e-commerce sector....
23:39, 08/20/2019

These cities gave the most money to charity in 2018 Residents in the Boston metro area are more than happy to give away their cash to a range of charitable causes, according to data from Fidelity Charitable....
23:39, 08/20/2019

| Italy PM Conte to offer resignation Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said he will tender his resignation at the end of a Senate debate on his government prompted by far-right leader Matteo Salvini....
23:39, 08/20/2019

| WATCH | Hong Kong protesters flood city streets for largest rally in weeks A sea of democracy activists flooded the streets of Hong Kong under torrential rains in a peaceful demonstration to city leaders that their movement still draws wide public support....
23:39, 08/20/2019

El Paso mass shooting suspect on suicide watch, sheriff's office says The 21-year-old man from a Dallas-area neighborhood was placed on a suicide watch today under the recommendation of medical staff at the jail.        ...
00:00, 08/21/2019

Phoenix police must now report whenever they point a gun at someone Chief Jeri Williams provided an update on Phoenix Police Department changes following a record number of police shootings in 2018.        ...
00:00, 08/21/2019

Poll: 63% expect Trump reelection, up from 43% A growing number of Americans, now a substantial majority, believe that President Trump is at least “somewhat likely” to win reelection, according to a new survey....
00:00, 08/21/2019

Connecticut man accused of killing Anguilla hotel worker says he'd 'do it again' The Connecticut man about to stand trial in Anguilla for killing a resort worker maintained Monday that he was defending himself and his daughters from a "crazed and desperate" attacker and said he's looking forward to clearing his name....
00:00, 08/21/2019

Trump says payroll tax cut on the table, rejects recession warnings President Trump confirmed Tuesday that he's been considering a payroll tax cut but rejected the notion that he's worried about a possible recession on the horizon....
00:00, 08/21/2019

US Approves Possible $8 Billion Fighter Jet Sale To Taiwan: Pentagon The US State Department has approved a possible $8 billion sale of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency said on Tuesday in an official notification to Congress....
00:26, 08/21/2019

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

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

Russia Says US Missile Test 'Escalation Of Military Tensions' Moscow on Tuesday said the United States was ramping up military tensions by testing a medium-range cruise missile weeks after tearing up a pact with Russia....
00:26, 08/21/2019

"Spoke To My Two Good Friends": Trump After Call With PM Modi, Imran Khan Soon after Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 30-minute telephonic conversation with US President Donald Trump last night, the latter dialed Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan to discuss "the need to......
00:26, 08/21/2019

AT&T brings cable TV prices to online streaming with $135 monthly plan Enlarge / An AT&T store in Chicago. (credit: Getty Images | jetcityimage) AT&T is now charging up to $135 a month for the online video service formerly known as DirecTV Now. DirecTV Now launched in 2016 with plans ranging from $35 to $70 a month fo...
00:26, 08/21/2019

President Donald Trump would consider another payroll tax cut President Donald Trump said Tuesday afternoon he would consider a temporary payroll tax cut even though he believes the economy is strong and there's no recession on the horizon....
00:26, 08/21/2019

Trump White House seeks to assuage farmer unrest over biofuel policy: sources President Donald Trump's administration has been scrambling to stem the tide of rising anger in Farm Belt states after its decision this month to allow numerous oil refiners to mix less ethanol into their gasoline, sources told Reuters on Tuesday....
00:26, 08/21/2019

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

U.S. Justice Department sues to block Sabre acquisition of Farelogix The U.S. Justice Department sued on Tuesday to block travel technology firm Sabre Corp's $360 million acquisition of Farelogix Inc, saying in court papers that it was a "dominant firm's attempt to eliminate a disruptive competitor."...
00:26, 08/21/2019

3800-Year-Old Carvings Show Starving City’s Pleas to Water God were Answered 3,800 years ago, the people living in what is now called Vichama, Peru carved snakes and human heads into their walls alongside depictions of emaciated people. They were starving and dying and hoped a water deity would finally be lenient and send the...
00:26, 08/21/2019

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

President Trump: Any Jewish Person Voting Democratic Shows ‘Lack of Knowledge or Great Disloyalty’ WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump says any Jewish people who vote Democratic show “either a total lack of knowledge or great disloyalty.” Trump commented Tuesday amid his ongoing feud with Democratic congresswomen Ilhan Omar of M...
00:52, 08/21/2019

Trump Reiterates That Russia Should Be Allowed to Rejoin the G-7 (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump says it would be appropriate for Russia to be readmitted to a group of the world’s major industrial nations. Trump says Russia is often discussed when he and the leaders of Britain, Canada, France, Ge...
00:52, 08/21/2019

Julián Castro Becomes the 10th Candidate to Qualify for Next Month’s Democratic Presidential Debates (COLUMBIA, S.C.) — Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro has qualified for the next presidential debates, taking place in September in Houston. The former Obama housing chief and former mayor of San Antonio earned 2% in a new C...
00:52, 08/21/2019

This Old Volkswagen Rabbit Brochure Makes A Couple Of Really Weird Points Recently, a kind reader possibly seeking to avoid the grim self-made prison of a hoarder, sent me about a hundred or so pounds of prime, uncut ’70s and ’80s-era car brochures. There’s so much good stuff in there, and it’ll take me forever to go throu...
01:13, 08/21/2019

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

What Planned Parenthood's Funding Change Means for Patients Recently the Trump administration changed the rules for Title X funds, and this week Planned Parenthood decided to stop accepting the money. As a result, free and sliding scale birth control, STD testing, and other services may become harder to acces...
01:13, 08/21/2019

How to Foster an Animal for the First Time At the Animal Care Centers of New York City, the shelters receive between 40 and 60 animals a day; during one holiday weekend last year, the shelters received more than 300 animals, including dogs, cats, and rabbits that were strays or were relinquis...
01:13, 08/21/2019

Get Up to $45,000 in Free Developer Tools With Github's Student Developer Pack GitHub just announced the GitHub Student Developer Pack for 2019, and if you’re a student interested in becoming a developer, it’s well worth a look....
01:13, 08/21/2019

My Language-Learning App Has A Leaderboard And It's Ruining My Life I tried to wean myself off my mobile games by learning a new language. Now, instead of being obsessed with tapping on mobile games, I’m obsessed with my language-learning app. Damn it....
01:13, 08/21/2019

How to Delete Multiple Android Messages at the Same Time Android Messages version 4.7 rolled out this morning, and the new update adds the long-awaited ability to delete multiple messages in a conversation thread. It’s a great, convenient addition, and it’s also strange that it took this long for Android M...
01:13, 08/21/2019

How to Avoid Getting Pickpocketed Last year, several groups of pickpocketers profited off oblivious commuters on New York City’s subway system. “I open the purses, put my hands in, and take the wallets out,” one pickpocketer, who was eventually arrested and found with three Metrocard...
01:13, 08/21/2019

Factbox: 10 facts on how mosquitoes pose a threat to half the world LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A warmer climate, travel and trade are helping to spread mosquito-borne diseases as a deadly beast smaller than a paper clip poses a threat to more than half the world's population....
01:13, 08/21/2019

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

California building largest wildlife crossing in the world The mountain lion P-22, which has been spotted traveling across Los Angeles freeways and spending time in parks, has become something of a legend in California....
01:13, 08/21/2019

Italian PM Giuseppe Conte slams deputy, says he'll resign over political crisis Amid a political crisis and another election, Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said Tuesday he'll resign -- as the nation is being driven into chaos by a deputy who's only interested in advancing his own prospects....
01:39, 08/21/2019

How A 'Sacred Games' Blooper Is Giving Indian Man In UAE Sleepless Nights Sacred Games 2: An Indian expat in Sharjah has been flooded with unsolicited phone calls from around the world ever since the second season of the hit Netflix crime thriller Sacred Games released on......
02:00, 08/21/2019

Odell Beckham Jr. says trade to Cleveland Browns was 'personal' Cleveland Browns wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. ripped the New York Giants in an interview more than five months after he was traded from the team that drafted him....
02:00, 08/21/2019

Gruden: AB practiced in certified helmet, 'all-in' Raiders receiver Antonio Brown, who has filed a second grievance against the NFL over his being denied use of his preferred helmet, was "all-in and ready to go" while wearing a certified helmet during Tuesday's practice....
02:26, 08/21/2019

19 MMA thoughts, including how Stipe Miocic's persistence paid off in gold Stipe Miocic insisted on sitting out until he received a UFC title rematch with Daniel Cormier. He got it and again became the champ. Ariel Helwani shares his thoughts, as well as what to expect from Monday's show....
02:26, 08/21/2019

|UnionswillsupportEskomunbundling,saysMantashe Labour unions that oppose the government’s plans to split embattled state-owned power utility Eskom into three units will ultimately have to support the reforms, according to Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe....
02:26, 08/21/2019

|Attractinvestmentorwatchminingdie,unionleaderwarnsstate,industry UASA senior manager Johan van Niekerk was addressing the committee on Tuesday morning as part of the committee's engagements with organised labour. The union said it appreciated government’s commitment to making mining a "sunrise industry"....
02:26, 08/21/2019

|SasolmetwithfundmanagersasUSplant’scostsclimbed Sasol, South Africa’s biggest company by revenue, said it held meetings with shareholders as dissatisfaction grew over cost overruns at the $13bn Lake Charles chemical project in the US....
02:26, 08/21/2019

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

Whistleblower claims Disney inflated revenues for years Is Mickey cooking the books at the Magic Kingdom? A Disney whistleblower is telling the Securities and Exchange Commission that the company has been inflating revenues at its parks and resorts division for years, padding income by as much as $6 billi...
02:52, 08/21/2019

Cybershoes let you physically walk, run, and jump in VR without leaving your seat If you ask me, VR is the best thing that’s happened to gaming since the invention of the joystick thanks to the platform’s ability to place users inside of a complete alternate reality. Unfortunately, the spell’s instantly broken the moment you’re fo...
02:52, 08/21/2019

Review: The Plantronics RIG 700HX is a gaming headset I wouldn’t be embarrassed to use at work Poly isn’t the most likely candidate to make a gaming headset. The company was formed by the merger of Polycom and Plantronics, both of which boast long pedigrees in the corporate communication technology sphere. It’s for that reason why, when I got ...
02:52, 08/21/2019

How John Steinbeck ‘opened up’ The Grapes of Wrath's readers It is not simply the plight of his real-life subjects that still draws readers in their millions. The story’s force depends on its craftWhen Steinbeck finished The Grapes of Wrath in 1938, he expressed doubts about its quality. Since then, critics an...
03:13, 08/21/2019

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

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

Amazon's Ring barred police from using 'surveillance' to describe its products Amazon's home security company Ring deleted the term "surveillance" from a statement that law enforcement officials gave to local news outlets, public records obtained by Gizmodo reveal....
04:26, 08/21/2019

'Marriage Story' lets Adam Driver and Scarlett Johansson offer dual sides to matrimony The film "Marriage Story" wastes no time in encouraging viewers to take sides in a relationship, offering dueling trailers of the drama that stars Adam Driver and Scarlett Johansson as a seemingly feuding couple....
04:26, 08/21/2019

GameStop lays off 120 corporate staffers as stock continues to tumble Brightly lit GameStop storefront. (credit: JeepersMedia / Flickr) Major video game retailer GameStop has announced layoffs for 120 corporate staffers, representing a 14% reduction of the company's "total associate base at our company headquarters a...
04:26, 08/21/2019

VMware acquires security start-up Intrinsic in ongoing cloud push VMware has become accepting of the corporate rush to the cloud. A new acquisition could help it make more revenue as companies adopt a modern approach called serverless computing....
04:26, 08/21/2019

Stocks have rebounded big in a short time. History shows market momentum should continue Stocks are climbing fast as fears over a U.S. recession appear to be easing. According to market history, this upward momentum could continue for another month....
04:26, 08/21/2019

Trump postpones meeting with Danish PM after she dismisses offer to purchase Greenland U.S. President Donald Trump said he has postponed a meeting with Danish Prime Minister Mette Fredricksen due to her lack of interest in his offer to purchase Greenland....
04:52, 08/21/2019

| Monaco sign Slimani on loan from Leicester Monaco have signed veteran Algerian international striker Islam Slimani on loan from Leicester City, sources close to the Ligue 1 club has confirmed....
04:52, 08/21/2019

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

| Team SA primed for Sprint World Champs South African contingent of eleven paddlers are preparing for the biggest sprint regatta of the year, this year’s ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships....
04:52, 08/21/2019

US Olympic officials reprimand but don't punish Pan-Am Games protesters Gwen Berry, Race Imboden each get 12 months of probationBoth athletes will be eligible for next summer’s Tokyo GamesThe letter went to the two protesters. The message was meant for a much wider audience.The CEO of the US Olympic and Paralympic Commit...
05:39, 08/21/2019

Land Rover Range Rover Evoque Redesigned for the 2020 model year, the smallest Range Rover is riding on a new architecture that has been designed to accept a battery-electric drivetrain....
05:39, 08/21/2019

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

DOJ is working with states on antitrust investigations of tech companies The Justice Department's antitrust leader doesn't see big tech as inherently bad, but he's still content to investigate potential wrongdoing. Division chief Makan Delrahim told guests at a Colorado tech policy conference that the DOJ ...
05:39, 08/21/2019

Head of NYPD Group Is Losing His Mind Over Firing of Cop Who Put Eric Garner in Banned Chokehold The head of the New York Police Department’s Lieutenants Benevolent Association wrote on Tuesday that he is “disgusted” at the recent firing of Daniel Pantaleo, the officer who put Eric Garner in a banned chokehold in 2014, according to an email show...
06:26, 08/21/2019

RIP White Claw Summer The rule is that once cops use a meme, it’s dead and buried. The police state’s latest casualty: hard seltzer White Claw, which was (bafflingly) having a bit of a moment this summer....
06:26, 08/21/2019

The Football Team In Euphoria Is Complete Trash It has been two weeks since the finale of HBO’s R-rated Riverdale knock-off, Euphoria, aired to glowing reviews. Everyone wants to talk about how the show found its earnest heart, and whether Jules will come back, and how all the teens may be doomed ...
06:26, 08/21/2019

The Planet Needs a New Internet When climate change comes for our coffee and our wine, we’ll moan about it on Twitter, read about it on our favorite websites, and watch diverting videos on YouTube to fill the icy hole in our hearts. We’ll do all this until the websites go dark and ...
06:26, 08/21/2019

There's a Glaring Flaw With Each of the 2020 Candidates' Rally Playlists The New York Times has a big interactive out today about the playlists the 2020 Democrats (and President Donald Trump) play at their campaign rallies. Immediately, there were several glaring issues, among them being: Where, oh where, is beloved teen ...
06:26, 08/21/2019

Tesla sued by Walmart over fires linked to rooftop solar panels The nation's largest retailer claims Tesla failed to live up to industry standards in the installation of solar panels on top of hundreds of stores, resulting in multiple fires across the U.S....
06:26, 08/21/2019

Facebook, Twitter remove China-linked accounts for spreading disinformation on Hong Kong protests Facebook and Twitter recently removed accounts that originated out of China. The accounts reportedly spread disinformation about Hong Kong protesters.       ...
06:52, 08/21/2019

Singapore to begin testing driverless buses Singapore will next week begin a public trial of driverless buses that can be booked with an app, part of ambitions to roll out autonomous vehicles across the city-state.       ...
06:52, 08/21/2019

YouTube star PewDiePie marries longtime partner Marzia Bisognin: See the photos Popular YouTube star Felix Kjellberg, better known as PewDiePie, revealed he married his longtime partner Marzia Bisognin on Monday.       ...
06:52, 08/21/2019

Man Who Claimed Trump Will Start a ‘Racial War and Crusade’ Is Arrested The arrest was the latest example in a spate of what the authorities say are violent threats of domestic extremism, which have received renewed attention after mass shootings....
06:52, 08/21/2019

Trump says Deputy Secretary of State Sullivan could be next envoy to Moscow U.S. Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan "could very well be" the next U.S. ambassador to Russia, President Donald Trump said on Tuesday, describing the No. 2 diplomat at the State Department as "very respected."...
07:13, 08/21/2019

Ransomware Attack Hits 22 Texas Towns, Authorities Say The state declined to say which towns were affected by the coordinated cyberattack. But one expert said it could signal more such attacks in the future....
07:13, 08/21/2019

Will weed edge out alcohol? Here’s why there’s no sign of it so far There's little evidence so far of many people drinking less to make room for legal cannabis, largely because people use the substances in different ways....
07:13, 08/21/2019

Forecast: Trump’s tariffs could cost U.S. families up to $1,000 a year American consumers have been largely shielded from previous rounds of tariffs. But that will change when 10 percent levies on $112 billion in Chinese goods take effect Sept. 1, according to research from JPMorgan Chase....
07:13, 08/21/2019

Analysis: Why sales are sliding for non-premium SUVs Mainstream SUVs such as the Skoda Kodiaq face premium-rival challenges Boom time is over for family-spec SUVs and crossovers as the market ‘normalises' When it comes to large crossovers, there are two trends that have been universally acknowledged...
07:39, 08/21/2019

Best lease deals of the week: warm hatches Do you find hot hatchbacks a little too extreme? Turn things down a notch with these slightly souped-up superminis and family hatches Leasing can be an affordable, practical route into having your own private car, but it's not always easy to tell th...
07:39, 08/21/2019

New tool helps the visually impaired surf the web For those who can’t see well, hearing is believing. A new tool aims to help the visually impaired better browse the internet using high-tech speakers and a virtual assistant. Voice Exploration, Retrieval and Search (VERSE) merges elements of sc...
07:39, 08/21/2019

Jury deliberates in murder trial of toddler TUCSON- Closing arguments wrapped up Tuesday in the trial of a man charged in the death of his son. The jury is deliberating three separate counts including first-degree murder. Martin Barreras is facing child abuse and first-degree murder charges in...
08:00, 08/21/2019

14 people, 14 animals displaced in condo fire TUCSON — 14 people and more than a dozen animals were displaced after flames ripped through a condominium complex. The fire broke out Monday evening at the Barcelona Manor Condos near Oracle and Orange Grove. The Red Cross responded to the scen...
08:00, 08/21/2019

Rural Metro: Five-acre fire in Pantano Wash most likely human caused TUCSON – A fire acre brush fire in the Pantano Wash is under investigation after it ignited near Grant and Wilmot roads Tuesday afternoon. According to Rural Metro Fire Department, the blaze grew to five acres. While the fire is currently out, ...
08:00, 08/21/2019

Man arrested in Sahuarita for allegedly molesting, providing drugs to teens TUCSON – A 32-year-old man was taken into custody at a hotel in Sahuarita on Saturday after he allegedly molested, and provided drugs and alcohol to two teenage sisters. According to Sahuarita Police Department, 32-year-old Ricky Legrand of San...
08:00, 08/21/2019

Vote-by-mail deadline for Tucson primary election is Wednesday TUCSON – The Tucson primary election is around the corner. That means it’s time to mail your voted ballots – the deadline is Wednesday. Mail-in ballots can still be dropped off at voting locations on Election Day which is Aug. 27. For the City of Tuc...
08:00, 08/21/2019

Probation for man who threatened then-Sen. Flake PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on sentencing of a Chicago man for leaving a threatening voicemail for then-Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona during Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearings (all times local): 4:20 p.m. A Chicago man has...
08:00, 08/21/2019

N4T Investigators: County contractor kept incomplete transport logs TUCSON – A private company has not been keeping contractually obligated records to prove they are treating Pima County inmates properly. Pima County pays Security Transport Services to extradite people to the local jail from all over the country. Tho...
08:00, 08/21/2019

Wisconsin family shocked to find live frog in prepackaged salad mix (WFMJ/NBC News)  A Wisconsin family recently found quite the surprise in their pre-packaged salad mix: a live frog! The Allen family found the frog in their Simple Truth Organic lettucewhen they were making dinner after getting groceries from the Pic...
08:00, 08/21/2019

The Smartphone Car Key Thing Needs To Stop People generally seem to be on board with the new 2020 Lincoln Aviator. I know I am. It looks great, is probably real comfortable and comes with a ton of power. But it also has a Phone As A Key feature, which is a terrible idea and a trend I wish aut...
08:00, 08/21/2019

Think Video on Your Phone Is Slow? It’s Not Your Imagination A study by Northeastern University researchers found that major wireless carriers sometimes limit video to DVD-quality, even on some “unlimited” plans....
08:00, 08/21/2019

Daniel Craig's next James Bond film finally gets its official (and deadly) title The new James Bond movie has its returning hero in Daniel Craig, a villain (Oscar winner Rami Malek) and now finally a title: "No Time to Die."        ...
08:26, 08/21/2019

OpenAI releases curtailed version of GPT-2 language model OpenAI today said it's releasing a version of GPT-2, but that it's not yet safe for the public release of the original 1.5 billion parameter version.Read More...
08:26, 08/21/2019

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

Trump cancels Denmark trip over Greenland snub The US leader gave Denmark the cold shoulder after the Nordic country dismissed the idea of selling Greenland. The move comes two days after Trump said striking a deal on the island was not a top priority....
08:26, 08/21/2019

Syria: Idlib insurgents pull out of key rebel town Jihadists and allied rebels have withdrawn from the last major rebel-held bastion in Syria. Government troops have expanded their presence in the area, according to Syrian state TV....
08:26, 08/21/2019

UN impasse could mean killer robots escape regulation It's no longer the stuff of science fiction: Wars could soon be decided by lethal autonomous weapons systems. But a concerted effort to ban "killer robots" through international law at the UN appears to have hit a wall....
08:26, 08/21/2019

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

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

Baker Mayfield on the Haters, that Ohio State Flag Apology, and Winning He may not look like the NFL's scariest young quarterback, but that's what Baker Mayfield has become. In this interview with GQ, he talks about his boundless confidence and how his grandma handled one R-rated Mayfield move....
08:52, 08/21/2019

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

Facebook Is Rolling out a Tool to Limit Data Gathering SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Soon, you could get fewer familiar ads following you around the internet — or at least on Facebook. Facebook is launching a long-promised tool that lets you limit what the social network can gather about you on outsid...
09:13, 08/21/2019

Yikes! 15-inch-long snake left behind at TSA checkpoint at New Jersey airport The 15-inch-long snake was spotted at Newark airport by a young girl, who the TSA says "heeded the advice 'if you see something, say something.'"       ...
09:13, 08/21/2019

Exclusive: Philips, under investigation in U.S. and Brazil, fired whistleblower who warned of graft Healthcare giant Philips was warned of suspicious sales of its medical equipment to the Brazilian government, and failed to halt them, nearly a decade before an alleged bribery racket was exposed in the company's Brazil operations last year, Reuters ...
09:39, 08/21/2019

An inside look at the NHS's plans to revolutionise healthcare with AI From spotting cancer and triaging patients to rearranging hospital appointments, artificial intelligence has a lot to offer the NHS, says Indra Joshi...
09:39, 08/21/2019

Police officers inundated with thank you gifts from public after death of Pc Harper Police officers across the UK have said they have been inundated with gifts from members of the public thanking them for their service following the death of Pc Andrew Harper....
10:00, 08/21/2019

Eliza Stevens murder: Man who stabbed partner 86 times out of 'rage and resentment' in Hendon flat jailed for life A 55-year-old jeweller from north London who fatally stabbed his partner 86 times in a fit of "self-pity, rage and resentment" has been jailed for at least 21 years....
10:00, 08/21/2019

'Devastating blow' to crime victims as half of courtrooms lie idle Barristers today warned that a decision to allow dozens of crown courtrooms in London and elsewhere to stand idle is inflicting a "devastating blow" on victims of crime waiting to see offenders brought to justice....
10:00, 08/21/2019

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

Waxed canvas bags from Waterfield, Manhattan Portage, Saddleback and more It’s finally Bag Week again! The most wonderful week of the year at TechCrunch. Just in time for back to school, we’re bringing you reviews of bags of all varieties: from backpacks to rollers to messengers to fanny packs. This year, like last y...
10:00, 08/21/2019

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

U.S. women's soccer legend Carli Lloyd absolutely drilled a 55-yard FG at Eagles practice Carli Lloyd showed NFL kickers how it's done at a Ravens-Eagles joint practice, making a 55-yard field goal attempt look really easy.       ...
10:00, 08/21/2019

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

Ex-MLB players Octavio Dotel, Luis Castillo linked to Dominican drug ring Dominican officials linked 18 people to the network, including Dotel and Castillo, after seizing a 1,050-kilogram shipment of drugs going from South America to Puerto Rico       ...
10:00, 08/21/2019

Super-Earth at a nearby star is a Mercury-like hunk of rock Enlarge / An artist's view of what's undoubtedly the cooler side of the planet. (credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/R. Hurt) The most common star in our galaxy is a red dwarf, smaller and dimmer than the Sun. Because these small stars put out much less radia...
10:00, 08/21/2019

A world of ice and fire: life with the Nenets – in pictures For thousands of years the Nenets people have migrated with their reindeer herds across the Yamal Peninsula in the Russian Arctic. In October 2016, Alegra Ally travelled to north-west Siberia to join a family and document their way of life as autumn ...
10:00, 08/21/2019