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There Is No Ethical Dissent Under Capitalism

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There Is No Ethical Dissent Under Capitalism

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Hong Kong's Government Faces Dissent From Within A contentious extradition bill, and the public unrest it has triggered, have helped provoke a rare wave of dissent from within the government’s own ranks—civil servants, who are supposed to be politically neutral in public....
09:00, 08/03/2019

Complainant Should Know Of Dissent In Poll Panel Decisions: Former Chiefs A dissent given by an election commissioner has to be noted in files and the complainant has a right to know whether the order passed by the Election Commission was unanimous, two former chief......
12:00, 05/06/2019

COA Member Expresses Dissent Over Conflict Of Interest Clearance Of CAC CoA member Diana Edulji expressed her dissent but was overruled 2-1, clearing the Cricket Advisory Committee of conflict of interest and paving the way for them to appoint the next India's head coach....
23:26, 08/05/2019

House Approves Debt-Ceiling Bill Despite GOP Dissent The House passed a two-year spending agreement that also lifts the government’s borrowing limit, advancing the compromise over the concerns of many conservatives who had urged President Trump to reject it....
15:39, 07/26/2019

Indian celebrities protest attacks on dissent, minorities Dozens of Indian celebrities have asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to intervene and stop rising incidents of attacks on minorities, misuse of religion by Hindu hard-liners and intolerance against dissent in the country...
16:52, 07/24/2019

I'm told to 'go back home'. But I'm an American – and dissent is patriotic I still want to believe the US can make good on its promises, and not just to me. But I regularly wake up covered in fresh egg, courtesy of the highest leader in our landMy father was scheduled to speak at a university in Chicago, but there were no f...
21:52, 07/18/2019

Dissent in Ranks of Hollywood Writers Who Fired Their Agents As television and movie writers find themselves in a standoff with the four major talent agencies, some of them want to push their unions in a new direction....
03:26, 07/16/2019

Hong Kong's summer of dissent: After five weeks of protest, where to next? For five weeks, Hong Kong has been rocked by large protests sparked by a proposed bill that would allow extradition to China, and the city's summer of dissent is showing no sign of abating....
15:00, 07/15/2019

Poll Code Clean Chit To PM Came With Dissent From One Officer: Report One of the two election commissioners had dissented in the decision of the "full Election Commission" to give clean chit to Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the two speeches made in Maharashtra last......
23:26, 05/03/2019

The Search for Meat Substitutes Leads to Watermelon---and Diner Dissent The red-fleshed fruit is a hot ingredient for chefs tinkering with plant-based ingredients, but opinions are mixed on cooking the stuff. ‘Pretty dandy’; ‘Grosses me out.’...
10:14, 08/12/2019

Vietnam intensifies crackdown on online dissent: Amnesty report Vietnam has stepped up its imprisonment of political activists, Amnesty International said in a report on Monday, intensifying a crackdown that has seen the number of prisoners of conscience increase by almost a third since last year....
09:52, 05/13/2019

How to Find a More Ethical Zoo It wasn’t that long ago when Harambe, a gorilla, was shot and killed after a three-year-old boy fell into his enclosure at the Cincinnati Zoo—giving rise to a particularly dark meme in recent history. It’s incidents like these, and problems of overcr...
19:39, 06/20/2019

Inside Syria’s Secret Torture Prisons: How Assad Crushed Dissent Hundreds of thousands of Syrians have been locked away in filthy prisons where thousands were tortured to death — and the pace of arrests and executions is accelerating....
13:52, 05/11/2019

City of dissent: How Hong Kong has a long and proud tradition of protesting From the Leftist riots of the 1960s to an uprising that fought a "brainwashing" National Education system, Hongkongers have always protested. But has the government stopped caring?...
12:26, 06/15/2019

Bad News for Capitalism In a Wall Street Journal op-ed published Sunday, presidential candidate John Hickenlooper declared that he was “running to save capitalism.”...
18:13, 05/06/2019

An Ethical Crocodile Handbag? As luxury brands like Chanel ban the use of exotic skins, crocodile farmers are setting ethics standards for production in a bid to counter shopper concerns over animal welfare....
01:39, 07/22/2019

Blockchain could help you be a more ethical shopper The online public ledger is becoming a popular tool for transparency, as retailers feel pressure from consumers to prove their products come from a sustainable source...
18:39, 06/05/2019

China flooded Telegram to stem dissent in Hong Kong, hints founder Secure messaging app Telegram has become the method of choice for communication between protesters and activists around the world, most recently in Hong Kong. However, this week the app has been the target of a massive cyber attack which founder Pave...
15:13, 06/13/2019

Dissent Notes Can't Be Part Decisions On Model Code Violations: Poll Body The Election Commission has issued a formal order making it clear that dissent views will not be made part of orders relating to model code violation cases, an issue which had led to acrimony among......
19:13, 06/07/2019

Top Poll Officer Skips Meetings Amid Dissent Over Clean Chits: Sources Election Commissioner Ashok Lavasa has recused himself from attending meetings of the Election Commission on deciding violations of the Model Code over what he claimed was his "minority decisions......
07:13, 05/18/2019

BIS calls for capitalism to save itself, from itself Global central banks' role is now exhausted and monetary stimulus adds little economic value, in fact it does more harm than good. Those are not the warnings of rabid Marxists, but the Bank for International Settlements....
01:13, 07/04/2019

Here are the 7 requirements for building ethical AI, according to the EU commission In October, Amazon had to discontinue an artificial intelligence–powered recruiting tool after it discovered the system was biased against female applicants. In 2016, a ProPublica investigation revealed a recidivism assessment tool that used machine ...
14:26, 05/01/2019

Capitalism broke the planet. Here’s how it’s going to fix things The environment and high finance are strange bedfellows – but a new movement is raising billions to fight climate change. A breakthrough – or green hogwash?...
17:00, 04/28/2019

BIS report calls for saving capitalism from itself Global central banks' role is now exhausted and monetary stimulus adds little economic value, in fact it does more harm than good. Those are not the warnings of rabid Marxists, but the Bank for International Settlements....
12:39, 07/03/2019

Woke capitalism cowers to China Over at National Review, David French asks a question to which every humanist and freedom fighter in the western world wishes a resounding affirmative answer: If China cracks down on Hong Kong, will corporate America remember its morals?...
06:39, 08/16/2019

Consumerism isn't a sellout - if capitalism works for all Consumers need protection from dishonest sellers, and the market needs protection from monopolies and cronyism“Love? Love fades away. But things? Things are forever.” So says Tom, played by Aziz Ansari, in a scene from Parks and Recreation. The phras...
22:52, 07/03/2019

Hey Alexa: How can we escape surveillance capitalism? Where do you go when you want to escape surveillance? When you want to stop feeling like you might be being listened to by microphones, or watched through surveillance cameras, or tracked by invisible tech gremlins burrowed within devices. Certainly...
23:39, 04/30/2019

Take down cybercriminals with this $39 ethical hacking training bundle With cybercrime an ever-expanding global threat, the need for ethical hackers -- men and women who spot network weaknesses and help stop illegal incursions -- has never been greater....
17:52, 06/26/2019

EA: Loot boxes actually “surprise mechanics” that are “ethical and fun” Enlarge / If this image seems irrelevant to the story, may I suggest you need to catch up on your "Spaceship Surprise" viewing. (credit: YouTube / Sesame Street) Representatives from EA and Epic Games spoke in front of a UK parliamentary panel Wedn...
00:39, 06/21/2019

EA: Our Loot Boxes Are Actually 'Surprise Mechanics' That Are 'Quite Ethical' Given that 2017's Star Wars Battlefront II is broadly considered the tipping point in an anti-loot-box conversation that has recently led to a loot box bill in the United States senate, you might be forgiven for thinking that Electronics Arts ga...
01:52, 06/20/2019

Alibaba is nudging users to be more ethical with its in-app minigames Four years ago, in a move designed to explore the viability of new offline sales models, Alibaba ran a little experiment. Two of its financial service offerings, Alipay digital wallet and its onboard credit scoring platform Sesame Credit, cooperated ...
13:52, 06/23/2019

EA tells UK Parliament loot boxes are 'quite ethical' With loot boxes receiving heavy scrutiny lately, EA has come up with a novel explanation for what the controversial game mechanic should be considered perfectly legal. Appearing before the UK Parliament's Digital, Culture, Media, and Sport Commi...
16:52, 06/20/2019

Six people who prove capitalism is broken in America Over the last few years, the Guardian talked to many people for whom capitalism isn’t working – here are a few of their storiesWork hard, get paid, thrive. That’s the way the system is supposed to work. If you’re not thriving, according to this logic...
18:52, 05/02/2019

Capitalism used to promise a better future. Can it still do that? | Richard Reeves The greatest challenges to capitalism come when that promise begins to be questionedCapitalism is intrinsically futuristic. The ideas that underpin market economies – growth, accumulation, investment – express an unspoken assumption, that tomorrow wi...
14:13, 05/22/2019

An Economist Who Believes Only Government Can Save Capitalism In “People, Power, and Profits,” Joseph E. Stiglitz argues that more state involvement in the economy is part of the solution, not part of the problem....
00:52, 05/23/2019

DealBook: Warren Buffett’s Case for Capitalism “I’m a card-carrying capitalist,” Warren Buffett said at Berkshire Hathaway’s annual meeting. “I believe we wouldn’t be sitting here except for the market system.”...
06:00, 05/06/2019

How Lush is elevating the retail experience through ethical technology Cosmetics company Lush is well-known for using their voice to support global causes. From wildlife protection to LGBTQ+ rights, Lush aims to give more than it takes from society and the environment – and they’re using the latest tech to do it. With a...
16:39, 05/03/2019

LVMH pairs with Stella McCartney in ethical fashion bet French luxury goods conglomerate LVMH said on Monday it was pairing up with British designer Stella McCartney to further develop her brand, just months after she ended a long-term partnership with the group's arch-rival Kering ....
19:39, 07/15/2019

Google whistleblower launches project to keep tech ethical Jack Poulson’s non-profit group Tech Inquiry aims to make it easier for coders to speak outEmployees of tech companies should have the right to know when they are working on projects they may find ethically unacceptable, a former Google whistleblower...
16:39, 07/13/2019

Train how to earn $100K a year as an ethical hacker with this $15 course With average salaries ranging into six figures in many areas, a certified professional who knows how to find computer system vulnerabilities and protect them is all but guaranteed a healthy living these days. Join the ranks of the cyber defenders wit...
18:00, 07/19/2019

Charity begins at the pub: London bar seeks 'most ethical' title Employing the homeless and offering beer brewed from leftover bread, "The Green Vic" in London's trendy Shoreditch district is aiming to be the world's most ethical pub....
03:52, 07/09/2019

Here’s how to find ethical alternatives to big tech products and services It’s not like any of us went to a store for unethical people and told the clerk to load us up with dozens of products and services developed by companies that have no regard for personal privacy, human rights, or the future of our planet. But here we...
01:00, 06/08/2019

Having an ethical framework is the best way to mitigate risks in autonomous technology Many technology professionals bristle at the word ethics as an intangible topic more likely to show up as a required training course than part of daily risk mitigation. But when called to defend how you are mitigating the brand and PR risk of a Tay C...
14:39, 06/09/2019

Nonfiction: An Economist Who Believes Only Government Can Save Capitalism In “People, Power, and Profits” Joseph E. Stiglitz argues that more state involvement in the economy is part of the solution, not part of the problem....
22:39, 05/10/2019

Fox Finally Settles It: Socialism Rules, Capitalism Drools Fox Business Network, that bastion of reasoned debate, hosted an hour-long “debate” on the virtues of capitalism and socialism today. On socialism’s side was Marxist economist Richard Wolff and New York City Democratic Socialists of America co-chair ...
01:26, 05/17/2019

How surveillance capitalism is changing human nature forever Firms that turn behaviour into saleable data are reshaping society – and us, says Shoshana Zuboff as she discusses her book, The Age of Surveillance Capitalism...
21:13, 04/28/2019

The new left economics: how a network of thinkers is transforming capitalism After decades of rightwing dominance, a transatlantic movement of leftwing economists is building a practical alternative to neoliberalism. By Andy BeckettFor almost half a century, something vital has been missing from leftwing politics in western c...
17:52, 06/25/2019

Don’t believe the naysayers: Capitalism is healthier than it appears | Michael R Strain Populist prophets of doom are wrong. The capitalist system is working for AmericansThis is a strange time to be debating whether capitalism is broken, at least in the United States.The economy has added jobs every month since October 2010 for a total...
01:52, 06/13/2019

Capitalism isn't 'broken'. It's working all too well - and we're the worse for it | Maria Svart Exploitation is a feature of capitalism, not a bug. Our economic system is beyond salvageCapitalism is not broken. It is working all too well, concentrating money in the hands of the few by exploiting the work of the many.Runaway climate change, war,...
01:52, 06/13/2019

How to fix capitalism: eight expert solutions for America's broken system Discontent with America’s economic system is widespread, so could tax credits, transport subsidies or better childcare help? Or is capitalism not broken at all?Steven Pearlstein Continue reading......
13:13, 05/08/2019

China's success is a story of capitalism eradicating poverty China gave birth to several products that helped change the course of history, such as gunpowder, the compass, and paper money. But its greatest gift to the world has been something different: Setting an example of how capitalist economic policies ca...
14:13, 08/13/2019

Raspberry Pi 4 gets Kali Linux, a distro aimed at ethical hackers Following hot on the heels of the Raspberry Pi 4 hitting the shelves, specialist security distro Kali Linux – which is used by ethical hackers – has been made available for the compact computer board.You can grab Kali Linux for the Rasp...
13:13, 07/09/2019

Officials at UN agency for Palestinians face ethical abuse claims Investigation launched into UNRWA over alleged nepotism and discriminationSenior figures at the UN agency for Palestinian refugees have been accused of serious ethical abuses, including nepotism, according to an internal review.“Credible and corrobor...
22:39, 07/29/2019

Canada Goose pulls claims about its ‘ethical’ treatment of animals Canada Goose has quietly stepped away from bold guarantees about the “ethical” treatment of animals it uses for its pricey outerwear, The Post has learned. The Toronto-based coat company — which for more than a year has faced a probe by the Federal T...
05:00, 08/02/2019

Melinda Gates: Capitalism needs work, but it beats socialism and the US is 'lucky' to have it Melinda Gates, in an interview with CNBC's Becky Quick, says people living in developing countries "want to live in these types of capitalistic societies."...
15:00, 04/28/2019

Capitalism gone wrong: how big pharma created America's opioid carnage A web of firms ramped up narcotic painkiller sales, creating the biggest drug epidemic in American history as profits surgedAs Oklahoma’s attorney general, Mike Hunter laid out his indictment against one of the biggest corporations in America, he mad...
09:00, 07/24/2019

Starbucks v Dunkin': how capitalism gives us the illusion of choice | Richard Reeves From the moment we wake up and brush our teeth, our consumer choices are dominated by a few large companiesAmerican culture valorizes the small. Small-town life is overrepresented and romanticized on the screen – think Hawkins in Stranger Things – a ...
13:52, 07/29/2019

PEN World Voices Festival: Surveillance Capitalism, Human Autonomy, And you Presented with The GuardianThe 2019 PEN World Voices Festival will bring more than 200 writers and artists representing over 50 nationalities to New York City and Los Angeles this month to discuss and debate the theme Open Secrets — what we reveal an...
02:00, 05/04/2019

Top geneticist calls for global rules for ethical human genome editing Following the shock announcement of the world's first genome-edited babies, geneticist Robin Lovell-Badge says the world must agree a set of safety protocols...
14:53, 04/28/2019

'Skirting ethical rules': Trump's key staff under investigation at interior agency Based in part on reporting by the Guardian last year, a non-partisan group alleged a ‘disturbing pattern of misconduct’Following allegations of a “disturbing pattern of misconduct” at Donald Trump’s interior department, based in part on Guardian repo...
14:09, 05/01/2019

Is it ethical for a woman to date a man for a free dinner? Only if they’re very upfront | Arwa Mahdawi A third of heterosexual women have resorted to the ‘foodie call’ – including one who asked all her Tinder matches to send pizzaWhen it comes to dating and relationships, a lot of women want only one thing: free food. According to a groundbreaking stu...
10:52, 06/26/2019

More CEOs were forced out for ethical lapses in 2018 than poor financial performance A new study by PwC found that CEO turnover hit a record high -- and that improper conduct was behind more forced departures than any other reason for the first time....
09:13, 05/15/2019

John Chambers: It's time to embrace businesses that will bring about a new form of capitalism As a nation, we must have the imagination to visualize what is possible in this new digital era, and that means making changes to our traditional models to benefit all citizens, writes former Cisco CEO John Chambers....
22:13, 07/25/2019

Canadian pension fund Caisse replaces lending unit CEO after ethical failures Canada's second-largest pension fund said on Tuesday it had replaced the chief executive and overhauled the board of its commercial real estate lending unit, after an outside investigation found ethical failures by a handful of employees....
04:13, 05/29/2019

US briefing: Iran strikes 'cancelled', arms sales to Saudi and ethical investment Friday’s top story: Trump gave initial approval for retaliatory strikes against Iran but pulled back, according to reports. Plus, the Senate votes to block arms sales to Saudi ArabiaSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning,...
18:13, 06/21/2019

Warren Buffet plays lead in annual ‘Woodstock of Capitalism’ An estimated 40,000 people are expected in town for the event, where Buffett and Munger preside over the meeting and spend hours answering questions.        ...
04:52, 05/04/2019

'Surveillance capitalism': critic urges Toronto to abandon smart city project Project with Google’s Sidewalk Labs comes under increasing scrutiny amid concerns over privacy and data harvestingA “smart city” project in Canada has hit yet another snag, as mounting delays and privacy concerns threaten the controversial developmen...
12:26, 06/06/2019

The left is fighting back, even in Republican states, as it attempts to reshape capitalism | Will Hutton As Trump announces his candidacy, forces are already mustering to confront himBehold the new political yobs. The British and American right, once keen to engage intellectually with the left and firmly anchored in business and the middle class, have n...
08:13, 06/23/2019

Trump's response to the weekend massacres show he is an ethical black hole | Moustafa Bayoumi Trump is playing the country like he’s a conductor of a symphony of racist violenceDonald Trump continues to play his cynical game of dodging responsibility, shifting blame and exploiting tragedy. In a press conference called to address the horrors o...
05:00, 08/06/2019

Is Capitalism or Communism Better for Women? How the Kitchen Debate Gave a New Meaning to the Cold War ‘Home Front’ The Cold War wasn’t just fought in the White House and the Kremlin. In American and Soviet homes, the capitalism-communism divide was a topic of conversation at many a kitchen table — and, most famously, in one model kitchen. On July 24, ...
16:00, 07/24/2019

Rubberneckers, rejoice: Gangster Capitalism covers the celebrity college admissions scandal in unflattering detail Adulting, the latest comedy podcast premiere from WNYC Studios, allows listeners to explore the difficulties of growing up while laughing your ass off along the way. Recorded live at Union Hall in Brooklyn, co-hosts Michelle Buteau and Jordan Carlos ...
21:00, 06/03/2019

Climate change: ‘A moral, ethical and economic imperative’ to slow global warming say UN leaders, calling for more action It is nothing less than a “moral, ethical and economic imperative” to take more action to mitigate the existential threat posed by climate change, said top executives from across the United Nations system on Thursday....
01:13, 05/10/2019

Vulnerable people are corporate assets in Test, an eerie comic showing where late-stage capitalism can lead Test opens on a young person in the cab of an 18-wheeler, sparking anxiety in the reader about vulnerable hitchhikers and the threat long-haul truckers can pose. But expectations are thwarted as Aleph, Test’s protagonist and the fragile-looking young...
21:26, 07/09/2019

Silicon Valley’s Hottest Email App Raises Ethical Questions About the Future of Email Silicon Valley app gets hype, money, attention and then gets exposed for privacy violations packaged as killer features. It’s a movie we’ve seen before, this time played at rapid speed.Read more......
06:13, 07/03/2019

Eliot Engel, Michael McCaul condemn China threats as unrest in Hong Kong grows Bipartisan U.S. concern over the discord in Hong Kong is growing, as the State Department on Wednesday issued a travel warning for the region. The bipartisan leaders of the House Foreign Affairs Committee on Wednesday condemned Chinese authorities' h...
19:26, 08/14/2019

Fighting Hunger in the Klamath River Basin Wednesday: Native Americans have some of the nation’s highest rates of food insecurity. Also: Another round of California v. Trump; and a special Berkeley cafe....
19:26, 08/14/2019

Why a Banking Heiress Spent Her Fortune on Keeping Immigrants Out Newly unearthed documents reveal how an environmental-minded socialite became an ardent nativist whose money helped sow the seeds of the Trump anti-immigration agenda....
19:26, 08/14/2019

Dr. Carl Weiss Jr., 84, Dies; His Father, He Said, Didn’t Kill Huey Long Doubting the official account — that Carl Sr. had killed the Louisiana senator before being gunned down himself — a son sought to clear his father’s name....
19:26, 08/14/2019

Cannabis-based health products are going mainstream – do they work? A component in cannabis called CBD is claimed to help everything from Alzheimer's to anxiety. Despite a boom in sales, there's little evidence supporting the claims...
19:26, 08/14/2019

The US Army is developing AI missiles that find their own targets The US Army wants to build smart missiles that will use AI to select their targets, raising concerns that the technology will be a form of lethal autonomous weapon...
19:26, 08/14/2019

Man Utd will stumble upon successful transfer strategy, says Gary Neville Gary Neville appears unconcerned by fears that Manchester United are falling behind their Premier League rivals and believes the club will eventually find the right recruitment system....
19:26, 08/14/2019

Sleater-Kinney is down, but not defeated, on The Center Won’t Hold How did you envision the future 25 years ago? When Corin Tucker hollered, “I’m the queen of rock ‘n’ roll!” two years into Sleater-Kinney’s tenure in 1996 the idea of a “girl band”—a label the band sarcastically threw back into its critics’ faces on ...
19:52, 08/14/2019

Arizona infant falls ill after consuming baking flour disguised as baby formula: report North Carolina law enforcement are investigating several cases of parents reportedly purchasing tampered packages of baby formula that had been emptied and filled with baking flour, a report said....
19:52, 08/14/2019

Carolina Panthers' Eric Reid criticizes the NFL's partnership with Jay-Z, Roc Nation Carolina Panthers defensive back Eric Reid criticized the NFL over its partnership with rapper and business mogul Jay Z and his agency Roc Nation to "strengthen community through music and the NFL's Inspire Change initiative.”...
19:52, 08/14/2019

Child sex abuse victims sue Catholic Church, other groups in New York after change in law Dozens of people in New York state who were sexually abused as children sued institutions, including the Roman Catholic Church, on Wednesday, the first day a new law temporarily enabled them to file lawsuits over decades-old crimes....
19:52, 08/14/2019

Presidential contender Kamala Harris proposes ways to combat domestic terrorism Democratic presidential contender Kamala Harris on Wednesday released a plan to address what she termed domestic terrorism after three recent mass shootings in a week that resulted in the deaths of 34 people....
19:52, 08/14/2019

Former Sooners coach Barry Switzer remembers RB Mike Gaddis: 'He carried himself with pride' Former Oklahoma Sooners coach Barry Switzer calls Mike Gaddis, who died Monday, the "best running back I ever recruited out of the state of Oklahoma.”       ...
20:13, 08/14/2019

Jake Fromm aiming to lead Georgia to final step in national title quest after narrow misses Georgia has just missed out on winning a national title in the first two years with Jake Fromm at quarterback. He hopes to take the Bulldogs the last step.       ...
20:13, 08/14/2019

Mike Tyson says he smokes around $40K worth of weed a month at his ranch Tyson's ranch in California is producing all sorts of cannabis products in a state where the drug is legal. He's also enjoying what he's growing.       ...
20:13, 08/14/2019

LGBTQ+ creators file lawsuit against YouTube for discrimination A group of LGBTQ+ YouTubers this week filed a federal lawsuit against Google, claiming the site has engaged in discriminatory practices that deliberately suppress their ability to make money. Part of the problem is that YouTube has kept its algorithm...
20:13, 08/14/2019

Mexican president says predecessor not under investigation in graft case Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Wednesday that his predecessor, Enrique Pena Nieto, is not under investigation in a probe into suspected corruption that has ensnared one of Pena Nieto's former cabinet ministers....
20:39, 08/14/2019

Rome court says migrant ship can enter Italy's waters, overriding Salvini An administrative court in Rome ruled on Wednesday that a Spanish rescue ship carrying around 150 migrants should be allowed to enter Italian territorial waters in defiance of a ban imposed by Interior Minister Matteo Salvini....
20:39, 08/14/2019

‘Dogfishing’ is the latest strange dating app trend Sure, dating is “ruff” — but this is doggone wrong! Lonely hearts are deceiving love interests on dating apps by engaging in a practice known as “dogfishing” — when the person borrows someone else’s pooch for...
20:39, 08/14/2019

Fast-spreading fungus could drive bananas to extinction Imagine a world with no bananas: no banana for breakfast smoothies, no peanut butter and banana sandwiches at lunch and no banana splits for dessert. This tragic scenario could soon be a reality. A deadly fungus that plagued banana plantations in sou...
20:39, 08/14/2019

‘Miracle solution’ touted as treatment for cancer is the ‘same as drinking bleach’: FDA The products, often sold under variations of the name “Miracle Mineral Solution,” “MMS,” “Water Purification Solution (WPS),” and others, can cause serious or potentially life-threatening side effects due to its potent ingredients, the FDA warns....
20:39, 08/14/2019

Philip Hammond rallies No Deal Brexit rebels and vows: we'll find means to block Boris Johnson Philip Hammond clashed bitterly with 10 Downing Street today as the former chancellor rallied rebel Tory heavyweights for a September showdown in Parliament over a no-deal Brexit....
20:39, 08/14/2019

Labour deputy leader pressures Jeremy Corbyn to work with Liberal Democrats to stop no-deal Brexit Labour deputy leader Tom Watson is putting pressure on Jeremy Corbyn to work with the Liberal Democrats to stop a no-deal Brexit under Boris Johnson....
20:39, 08/14/2019

FCC chair recommends approval of merger between T-Mobile and Sprint FCC chairman Ajit Pai has formally recommended Wednesday approving the merger between wireless carriers T-Mobile and Sprint.       ...
20:39, 08/14/2019

Deepfake 2020: New artificial intelligence is battling altered videos before elections ZeroFOX digital security company has developed artificial intelligence to help identify and take down deepfake videos aimed at influencing elections.       ...
20:39, 08/14/2019

Aprilia MotoGP tester Smith to return to Moto2 class at Silverstone Aprilia MotoGP test rider Bradley Smith will return to the Moto2 class in place of the injured Khairul Idham Pawi at the Petronas SRT squad for next weekend's Silverstone round...
21:00, 08/14/2019

Blake Shelton says Gwen Stefani replacing Adam Levine on 'The Voice' helped save Season 17 Blake Shelton got candid about life on “The Voice” without former rival Adam Levine, noting that Gwen Stefani replacing the Maroon 5 singer has helped him cope....
21:00, 08/14/2019

In rethinking the Wizards, Ted Leonsis blocked the noise and called Barack Obama (and 77 others) Taking a patient approach in developing Monumental Basketball, Leonsis also leaned on insight from NBA Commissioner Adam Silver, legendary coach Gregg Popovich and executives from other leagues....
21:00, 08/14/2019

The Redskins are still refusing to budge in Trent Williams standoff Adrian Peterson said he doesn't know whether Williams will return, adding, “When you're missing the best player on the team, you're going to feel the effect of that.”...
21:00, 08/14/2019

Progress Isn’t The Goal NASCAR has a problem. Not the attendance struggles or the fight to stay enticing in a world of ball sports with elimination playoffs, or the fact that the one woman running top-level Cup Series races lost her ride and subsequently retired. No, this p...
21:00, 08/14/2019

Why Your Team Sucks 2019: Minnesota Vikings Some people are fans of the Minnesota Vikings. But many, many more people are NOT fans of the Minnesota Vikings. This 2019 Deadspin NFL team preview is for those in the latter group. Read all the previews so far here....
21:00, 08/14/2019

Why Antonio Brown Needs His Helmet Antonio Brown is the most prolific wide receiver in football over the last eight seasons (or so), even while being a smaller and less imposing physical specimen than nearly every “No. 1” receiver in the NFL. How does he do it?...
21:00, 08/14/2019

Fund manager loses $1.8 billion in one day on Argentina bets: Financial Times Franklin Templeton fund manager Michael Hasenstab lost $1.8 billion on Monday due to the market slide in Argentina, according to the Financial Times....
21:00, 08/14/2019

Insurance Companies Will Have to Cover EpiPen for Kids Under New Illinois Law Illinois will become the first state in the nation to require that insurance companies cover the EpiPen auto-injector for anyone 18 years of age or younger. The state bill, which passed 92-0 in the Illinois House and 51-0 in the state Senate, will ta...
21:26, 08/14/2019

North Carolina Tar Heels basketball player Leah Church goes viral for incredible trick shot North Carolina Tar Heels women’s basketball guard Leah Church shot 38 percent from the three-point line during her sophomore season and apparently is taking her shooting ability to the next level....
21:26, 08/14/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Hong Kong airport disruption, Geneva Conventions at 70, new Ebola drug, French fighters in Iraq, Mediterranean migrant and Aden updates Our main stories today cover: Human rights chief on chaos at Hong Kong airport; Geneva Conventions have been ‘limiting brutality’ for 70 years; breakthrough drug in DR Congo Ebola fight; France pushed to repatriate nationals on death row in Iraq; ‘Ra...
21:26, 08/14/2019

Meet the first girl since Mo'ne Davis to play in LLWS — Coon Rapids' Maddy Freking The most notable girl to play in the Little League World Series was Mo'ne Davis. The most recent is Maddy Freking for Coon Rapids-Andover (Minn.).       ...
21:52, 08/14/2019

Inner Circle: Harold Varner III's coach helps him find the right path to improvement Harold Varner III earned a spot at BMW Championship with a tie for third last week. Here's how his coach has helped him on the path to improvement.       ...
21:52, 08/14/2019

Google, Facebook, Amazon to testify in US against French digital tax Google, Facebook and Amazon are among the companies that will testify Monday at a U.S. government hearing on the French government's digital services tax....
22:13, 08/14/2019

Uefa Super Cup 2019 highlights: Liverpool vs Chelsea in pictures - goals and action from Istanbul The Uefa Super Cup may not be a priority trophy for either Liverpool or Chelsea this season, but neither side will want to leave Istanbul on the losing side tonight....
22:13, 08/14/2019

Virtual reality experiences can help ease severe pain (Reuters Health) - Playing virtual reality games or relaxing in a virtual nature setting might help ease chronic pain, particularly when symptoms are severe, a new experiment suggests....
22:39, 08/14/2019

U.S. FDA approves TB Alliance's treatment for drug-resistant tuberculosis The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved TB Alliance's treatment for drug-resistant tuberculosis as part of a three-drug combination regimen called BPaL, the not-for-profit said on Wednesday....
22:39, 08/14/2019

Campaigner loses legal battle over Johnson's EU bus claim A campaigner trying to bring a private prosecution against the prime minister over his controversial EU referendum bus claim has lost a bid to take his fight to the Supreme Court....
22:39, 08/14/2019

Labor tensions flare at American Airlines over hundreds of canceled flights American Airlines wants the union representing its mechanics to cover the airlines' financial losses from hundreds of flight cancellations that American alleges were the result of an "illegal work slowdown."...
22:39, 08/14/2019

No. 4 Simona Halep rallies to avoid upset in Ohio Simona Halep rallies for 3-6, 7-5, 6-4 win over Ekaterina Alexandrova in the Western & Southern Open in Ohio        ...
23:00, 08/14/2019

England Women's captain campaigning to stop period poverty England Women's captain Steph Houghton has teamed up with hygiene brand Always to highlight the problem of period poverty amongst young girls in the UK....
23:00, 08/14/2019

‘Substantial,’ expensive repairs of sabotaged Canadian Coast Guard vessel could take years: experts In November 2018, CCGS Corporal McLaren was cut from its moorings at a dockyard in Sambro, N.S., where it was meant to be undergoing a month-long refit....
23:26, 08/14/2019

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

Wild video shows cops pulling guns on Yankees GM Brian Cashman Yankees GM Brian Cashman’s harrowing run-in with gun-toting Connecticut cops — in which they demand he put his hands up before recognizing him — was captured on newly released police bodycam video. “Put your hands out the window!” yells an officer fr...
23:26, 08/14/2019

Aaron Rodgers will not be giving updates on Matt LaFleur relationship Aaron Rodgers and first-year Packers coach Matt LaFleur are getting along just fine, thanks. Speaking with reporters Tuesday, the 35-year-old quarterback addressed his relationship with LaFleur. It has been scrutinized in recent weeks based on commen...
23:26, 08/14/2019

Skip launches rugged S3 electric scooter with swappable battery Skip today lifted the lid on a new rugged electric scooter, which it claims is the first engineered from the ground up for shared micromobility fleets.Read More...
23:26, 08/14/2019

Borderlands 3 interview — How the writers envisioned twin ‘livescream’ villains and multiple planets Danny Homan and Sam Winkler of Gearbox Software tried to infuse their sense of humor into the writing of Borderlands 3 and its twin villains.Read More...
23:26, 08/14/2019

The best Netflix series in the US (August 2019): fantastic Netflix shows Best Netflix Shows: Welcome to TechRadar's guide to the best shows and TV series you can stream on Netflix in the United States. These days Netflix plays host to some of the best TV shows on the planet, bar none. From originals like Strange...
23:52, 08/14/2019

Borderlands 3 isn't the game you remember - but that's OK Threequels are notoriously hit-or-miss. While some series’ third instalations go beyond expectations and breath new life into a franchise, others can fall seriously short of the bar. It’s all about striking that sweet balance between fr...
23:52, 08/14/2019

RFK Jr. leads anti-vaxxers in court over ban on vaccine exemptions ALBANY — Hundreds of “anti-vaxxers” swarmed the state courthouse Wednesday calling for a repeal of a new law that bans all non-medical exemptions from school vaccine requirements. Robert F. Kennedy Jr. and civil rights lawyer Michael Sussman argued t...
23:52, 08/14/2019

Accused Somali pirate hauled before judge in Brooklyn, denied bail An accused pirate who was allegedly part of a Somali crew that kidnapped an American journalist and held him hostage on a hijacked ship while demanding a $20 million bounty was hauled before a federal judge in Brooklyn Wednesday. Abdi Yusuf Hassan, 5...
23:52, 08/14/2019

|USrapperA$APRockygetssuspendedsentenceforassault A Stockholm court on Wednesday convicted US rapper A$AP Rocky of assault and handed him a suspended sentence over a street brawl in June, a case that outraged fans and stoked diplomatic tensions....
00:13, 08/15/2019

Senate Democrats ask Trump to shift wall money to gun measures Two senior Senate Democrats on Wednesday asked President Donald Trump to withdraw his $5 billion request for border wall funding and use the money on initiatives to combat gun violence in the aftermath of back-to-back mass shootings in Texas and Ohio...
00:13, 08/15/2019

U.S. House panel subpoenas website 8chan owner to testify as part of social media probe The U.S. House Homeland Security Committee said Wednesday it had subpoenaed online message board 8chan owner Jim Watkins to testify on Sept. 5 as part of its probe into countering extremist content on social media platforms....
00:13, 08/15/2019

Delicious New Books for Food-Focused Travelers These cookbooks and culinary guides—to Paris, Tokyo, Rome, southern Italy and the unsung Black Sea region—reveal the quirks and character of each place, dish by dish....
00:39, 08/15/2019

A look at LibreOffice’s new 6.3.0 “fresh” release An Ubuntu Xenial LTS system, showing the system base version of LibreOffice (5.1.6) as well as the newly snap-installed 6.3.0. [credit: Jim Salter ] ...
00:39, 08/15/2019

Amazon launches program to donate unsold products, after reports millions being destroyed The new Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) Donations program is meant to encourage third-party sellers to donate unsold inventory, rather than having Amazon destroy it....
00:39, 08/15/2019

Boosting a single brain molecule reduced anxiety in lab monkeys Scientists may have found a potential cure for anxiety after isolating and boosting a molecule in the brains of rhesus monkeys. Andrew Fox, a researcher at UC Davis, and co-author Tade Souaiaia from SUNY lead a team of researchers in an experimental ...
00:39, 08/15/2019

Home buyers are taking advantage of falling rates, says housing market analyst Ivy Zelman Housing market analyst Ivy Zelman, known for predicting the 2005 housing peak and the 2012 housing bottom, spoke to CNBC's Power Lunch on Wednesday....
00:39, 08/15/2019

Lions-Texans practice a reunion for Patricia and O'Brien Wednesday's joint practice between the Texans and Lions was a reunion for Houston coach Bill O'Brien and Detroit coach Matt Patricia after the two worked as assistants with the New England Patriots from 2007-11     ...
01:00, 08/15/2019

Alibaba's Tsai nears deal to buy rest of NBA's Brooklyn Nets: source Alibaba Group Holding Ltd co-founder Joseph Tsai is nearing a deal to buy the 51% stake he does not already own in the U.S. basketball team Brooklyn Nets, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters....
01:00, 08/15/2019

How to Wear Neon Without Looking Like a Traffic Cone As a New York transplant whose closet brims with clothes in a sensible navy (black washes me out), I understand that deviating from neutrals can be a struggle. So when I break out of the norm, I like to go big. Lately? That means I’m busting out some...
01:52, 08/15/2019

Man Dies After Choking During Taco-Eating Contest At Minor League Baseball Game [Updates] A Fresno man named Dana Hutchings died on Tuesday night after collapsing during a taco-eating contest at a Fresno Grizzlies game, according to a report from the Fresno Bee....
01:52, 08/15/2019

Klopp: Nobody will forget Istanbul 2005 but it's a new team now "Jurgen Klopp is hoping his side can draw inspiration from Liverpool\u0027s heroics in Istanbul in 2005 as they bid to add the UEFA Super Cup to their Champions League crown when they face Chelsea in the Turkish capital on Wednesday."...
01:52, 08/15/2019

Pedro: Van Dijk and Ramos are 'the best defenders' "On the eve of their UEFA Super Cup match against Liverpool, Chelsea forward Pedro said he believes Virgil van Dijk and Sergio Ramos are the best defenders in the world."...
01:52, 08/15/2019

22 Days of Eating Like Beyoncé, Day 1: Once a Cheater, Always a Cheater? First date day, and I’ve already cheated—not that I’m a cheater, as I had to assure my date before my first day on Marco Bicego’s 22 Days nutritional plan was done, but some experiences are just too irresistible to resist. In fact, this cheat felt so...
01:52, 08/15/2019

'I'm the GM of the New York Yankees' — Watch cops pull guns on Brian Cashman The video shows New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman last Friday calmly exiting his car at a Darien, Connecticut, gas station, with his hands raised in the air, as the officer yells at the baseball executive to get out....
01:52, 08/15/2019

Best beaches to visit on a cruise Islands and coasts around the world offer clear waters and clean sands. Check out the 12 best beaches to visit on a cruise, according to Cruise Critic.       ...
01:52, 08/15/2019

Trudeau Violated Ethics Law in SNC-Lavalin Case, Watchdog Finds Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada was found to have broken the law in how he and his staff handled the corruption case of a major engineering firm, SNC-Lavalin....
02:13, 08/15/2019

US Vice President Mike Pence to 'voice commitment to Good Friday agreement' during visit to UK and Ireland US vice president Mike Pence is set to visit the UK and Ireland on behalf of Donald Trump where he will voice the states' commitment to peace in Northern Ireland....
02:39, 08/15/2019

Chinese think tank urges government to impose greenhouse gas caps An influential Chinese think tank is calling on the government to set absolute caps on climate-warming greenhouse gas to ensure the country is on course for emissions to peak by the end of the next decade....
02:39, 08/15/2019

Trump Says Fed Should Cut Rates as Growth Concerns Jar Markets President Trump lashed out at the Federal Reserve for not cutting interest rates more aggressively after fears about a global-growth slowdown rippled through financial markets....
03:00, 08/15/2019

Jeffrey Epstein accuser sues British socialite and staff members A woman who accused Jeffrey Epstein of sexual misconduct has sued his estate, former associate Ghislaine Maxwell and three unnamed staff members who worked for the financier, according to a court filing....
03:00, 08/15/2019

Emiliano Sala Suffered Carbon Monoxide Poisoning in Fatal Plane Crash Tests show he was exposed to “potentially fatal” levels of carbon monoxide before the crash. The pilot, whose body has not been found, may have suffered the same....
03:00, 08/15/2019

African swine fever continues spreading through 18 countries Serbian officials this week confirmed that African swine fever has infected hogs in their nation, making it the 18th country battling the incurable disease....
03:00, 08/15/2019

Apple issues statement on ‘locking’ third-party battery replacements It’s no secret that Apple has historically made it extremely challenging for iPhone owners to open up their devices and replace components, a stance which certainly explains the company’s affinity for pentalobe screws. From Apple’s ...
03:00, 08/15/2019

Rep. Steve King Questions If ‘There Would Be Any Population’ Left While Defending Rape and Incest Abortion Ban URBANDALE, Iowa — U.S. Rep. Steve King on Wednesday defended his call for a ban on all abortions by questioning whether “there would be any population of the world left” if not for births due to rape and incest. Speaking before a co...
03:26, 08/15/2019

Liverpool sink Chelsea to lift Super Cup thanks to Adrián shootout save • Liverpool 2-2 Chelsea aet: Liverpool win 5-4 on penalties• Adrián saves Tammy Abraham’s penalty after tight 120 minutesIt was 12.43am local time when the teams were finally prised apart. The players in red had set off on their victory run, all head...
03:26, 08/15/2019

Japan urges more than 300,000 to evacuate as storm Krosa nears Japan advised more than 300,000 people to evacuate their homes on Wednesday and airlines canceled hundreds of scheduled flights as a tropical storm bore down on the archipelago, public broadcaster NHK said....
03:26, 08/15/2019

How to Get Early Access to New OneDrive Features Microsoft’s OneDrive is a great cloud-storage service for Windows 10 users, but there’s a way to make it even better. In the same way that joining the Windows Insider program lets you preview new Windows 10 features, opting into the OneDrive preview ...
03:52, 08/15/2019

No, That Email About the Apple Card Wasn't a Phishing Attempt Whenever you receive an email that’s allegedly from a company, but it’s asking you to click a link and confirm some piece of information said company should already be very familiar with, you have every right to be skeptical. In fact, you should be v...
03:52, 08/15/2019

Wait to Buy a Galaxy Note 10+ Adapter for Super-Fast 45W Charging Shopping for a new charger for your phone can be confusing. Typically, you’re good to go with whatever ships with your device, but it probably isn’t an adapter that can give you the fastest and best charging speeds. Those are often more expensive, an...
03:52, 08/15/2019

Archaeologists discovered an invaluable cache of ritual artifacts at Pompeii Enlarge / All these items were contained within a wooden box unearthed at the Archaeological Park of Pompeii. (credit: Cesare Abbate (ANSA)) Crystals, amber, amethyst, phallic amulets, glass beads, figurines, and a miniature human skull were among ...
03:52, 08/15/2019

The Trump Administration’s Changes to the Endangered Species Act Risks Pushing More Species to Extinction The U.S. federal law that once saved the bald eagle from extinction is facing a new set of rollbacks by the Trump Administration, worrying conservation scientists about the future of at-risk species. Signed into law in 1973 by President Richard Nixo...
03:52, 08/15/2019

Antonio Brown faces $40K suit over chef’s wild allegations Antonio Brown’s rough preseason continues. The Raiders’ mercurial star wide receiver is the subject of a civil lawsuit filed by Stefano Tedeschi, also known as “The Sports Chef,” who alleges Brown didn’t pay a $38,521.20...
04:39, 08/15/2019

US Attorney's paralegal helped gang-member son find witnesses against him, prosecutors say A woman used her paralegal position in the New Jersey U.S. Attorney's Office to identify "snitches" cooperating with authorities against her son, an alleged gang member in New York, according to federal prosecutors. ...
05:00, 08/15/2019

New Mexico man force-fed cat meth, battered girlfriend, police say A New Mexico man arrested in June for beating his girlfriend and harming his pets had charges against him upgraded after his cat tested positive for meth, authorities said Tuesday....
05:00, 08/15/2019

20 country-rap songs that preceded ‘Old Town Road’ From "Wild Wild West" to "Dirt Road Anthem," 24/7 Tempo has identified 20 country rap songs that preceded Lil Nas X's “Old Town Road.”        ...
05:00, 08/15/2019

Rihanna's Mom Joins Her and Boyfriend Hassan Jameel on Date Night Family night out! Rihanna, her billionaire boyfriend Hassan Jameel, her mother Monica Braithwaite and one of the singer's brothers stepped out together for a dinner at the new Mason......
05:26, 08/15/2019

'Chrisley Knows Best' star Todd Chrisley pleads not guilty, says ex-employee framed him "Chrisely Knows Best" star Todd Chrisley says a former employee is to blame for "tax evasion and bank fraud" claims before a federal indictment.        ...
05:53, 08/15/2019

'Sunnyside' and 'Bob ❤ Abishola' highlight immigrant experiences with humor and heart In the new NBC series "Sunnyside," Kal Penn plays a washed-up New York City politician who begins to tutor US immigrants on how to pass their citizenship test....
05:53, 08/15/2019

Ohio lawmaker proposes using seized fentanyl in executions An Ohio lawmaker says he has the solution to the state's problem securing execution drugs: use fentanyl seized by police instead.        ...
06:13, 08/15/2019

Families and survivors oppose private museum to honor Pulse shooting victims The owner of the gay Florida nightclub where 49 people were killed in a 2016 mass shooting is moving forward with plans to honor the victims by constructing a private museum despite controversy.        ...
06:13, 08/15/2019

Family of Dayton gunman apologizes for writing 'insensitive' obituary An obituary for Connor Betts, the gunman in Dayton, Ohio, who killed nine, was removed from a funeral home's website at the request of the family.        ...
06:13, 08/15/2019

Measles outbreak: As students head back to school, US and world officials warn about risks As students head back to school, physicians and public health officials are continuing their pleas for parents to vaccinate their children.        ...
06:13, 08/15/2019

Hundreds of child sex abuse claims filed on first day of New York's Child Victims Act The Child Victims Act provides a one-year window for filing old civil claims for child sexual abuse in New York with no age or time limit.        ...
06:13, 08/15/2019

Cisco Yields to Slowdown Fears Cisco’s forecast for the current quarter was a bit below expectations, knocking a stock that had already shed 4% during the regular session down another 7% after hours....
06:13, 08/15/2019

Dow Sheds 800 in Biggest Drop of Year The Dow industrials posted their largest decline this year and bond markets sent a recession warning signal, highlighting anxiety on Wall Street about the prospects for the decadelong economic expansion....
06:13, 08/15/2019

Chinese paramilitary forces are gathered near Hong Kong border China has deployed large numbers of paramilitary personnel close to the border with Hong Kong, in what observers say is intended to send a message to protesters in the Asian financial hub....
06:39, 08/15/2019

Tucson BP gets shout out from White House after arresting convicted child abuser TUCSON – Tucson sector Border Patrol received some national spotlight Wednesday afternoon after the White House acknowledged the agents for Monday’s apprehension of a convicted child abuser. US Customs and Border Protection According to U...
06:39, 08/15/2019

Off-duty NYPD officer found dead in Queens, force's ninth suicide this year A veteran officer with the New York Police Department was found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound Wednesday, becoming the ninth officer this year to commit suicide....
06:39, 08/15/2019

Philadelphia suspect in custody after hours-long ordeal that left 6 officers wounded A dramatic shootout in Philadelphia stretched on for hours into the night Wednesday as six officers were shot -- and two officers and three hostages were later freed, apparently unhurt....
06:39, 08/15/2019

Double disqualification after heat shortens Olympic test event British triathletes Jessica Learmonth and Georgia Taylor Brown were both disqualified after they crossed the line together following the heat-affected test event for next year's Tokyo Olympics on Thursday....
07:00, 08/15/2019

Report: Chef suing Raiders' Brown for $38.5K A chef filed a lawsuit against Oakland Raiders wideout Antonio Brown earlier this summer, alleging the receiver did not pay a bill of $38,521.20 during the 2018 Pro Bowl in Orlando, ESPN reported Wednesday....
07:00, 08/15/2019

NBA notebook: Warriors' Green dismisses doubters Forward Draymond Green, who recently agreed to a $100 million contract extension to stay with the Golden State Warriors, took exception Wednesday to anyone who thinks the former world champions will struggle to compete in 2019-20....
07:00, 08/15/2019

Italian court allows migrant ship to dock. But Salvini says he will 'deny the landing.' An Italian court ruled Wednesday that a ship carrying 147 rescued migrants should be allowed to dock in Italy -- in defiance of a ban by Italy's far right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini....
07:26, 08/15/2019

Harry Reid: I wish Al Franken would run again Former Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid said he wants to see former Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) return to public office after being forced out of Congress over allegations of sexual impropriety roughly one and a half years ago. “I wish he would,” Re...
07:26, 08/15/2019

Japan advises mass evacuations as powerful storm Krosa looms The tropical storm has forced the cancellations of hundreds of flights and trains in Japan, and the government has warned more than 400,000 to prepare to evacuate. The travel chaos comes amid peak tourism season....
07:26, 08/15/2019

Worries on the horizon for Angela Merkel From climate change and trembling spells to a trembling government, German Chancellor Angela Merkel faces many challenges as she returns to office post-vacation....
07:26, 08/15/2019

Greta Thunberg: The teenage eco-activist who took the world by storm She has addressed world leaders and top economists, had an audience with the pope and been named Sweden's woman of the year. Now the teenage activist is set to sail across the Atlantic in a climate-neutral yacht....
07:26, 08/15/2019

Ancient Pyramid Cities of Peru: A Catalogue of Swift Decline From 2600 BC to 1533, the legacy of the Peruvian region has revealed no end of epic tales of power, growth, unification, and demise.  ...
07:26, 08/15/2019

Identity of 1000-Year-Old Warrior Corrupted by Nazi and Soviet Spin Doctors Facts are finally dislodging almost 100 years of lies and misinterpretations pertaining to a mysterious 1000-year-old warrior’s skeleton unearthed at Prague Castle in Czechoslovakia. ...
07:26, 08/15/2019

Yankees and Aaron Judge aren’t panicking over slugger’s slump Aaron Judge noted that the Yankees keep winning despite his lack of production at the plate. Aaron Boone called it “a tough couple of weeks.” For now, the Yankees can get away with shrugging off Judge’s uncharacteristic struggles, but at some point, ...
07:52, 08/15/2019

These houses with water slides certainly make a splash This summer may be mild, but that shouldn’t stop you from getting wet and wild. Three on-the-market homes in the tri-state area include thrilling water slides for their new owners to ride. No, not those flimsy blue plastic ones: These over-the-top ch...
07:52, 08/15/2019

Le Cirque scion tries again to sell $2M Manhattan duplex Marilyn Monroe once lived in a Sutton Place building at 444 E. 57th St. with her intellectual hubby, the playwright Arthur Miller. The same apartment tower was also once home to fashion designer Bill Blass. Now restaurateur Mauro Maccioni — best know...
07:52, 08/15/2019

Edie Parker founder lists East Side co-op with pops of neon Brett Heyman, the founder of handbag company Edie Parker, and her husband Gregory have listed their stunning co-op at 125 E. 72nd St. for $7.75 million. The couple bought the spread for $7.3 million in 2008. The abode, decked out with Andy Warhol pri...
07:52, 08/15/2019

Sistine Stallone: Dad Sylvester 'pushed me in' shark-filled waters Sistine Stallone did not need inspiration to act petrified of sharks in her movie debut, "47 Meters Down: Uncaged."        ...
08:13, 08/15/2019

I'm Not Really Sure Why This Guy Walked Through A Car To Cross The Street But, Well, He Did I’ll admit, I don’t know the full story here, but there’s a decent possibility that everything we need to know the story is right here. This happened on a street somewhere in Russia, and involved a crosswalk, a pedestrian, and an early 2000s Lexus RX...
09:00, 08/15/2019

How To Upgrade The Electronics On A Vintage Formula One Car Think about old PC games you used to play back in 1997. You wouldn’t be able to boot that up now, and you especially wouldn’t be able to use your modern computer to operate the exact same game. It’s a pretty similar standard when it comes to F1 cars....
09:00, 08/15/2019

Hy-Vee investigating if customer payment data was exposed at fuel pumps, other locations Hy-Vee is investigating possible security issues with payment processing systems at fuel pumps, drive-thru coffee shops and store-owned Wahlburgers.       ...
09:00, 08/15/2019

Aramco IPO may come 'sooner rather than later': The Schork Report Stephen Schork of The Schork Report discusses the concerns over Aramco's potential initial public offering and how the volatility in oil prices play a part....
09:26, 08/15/2019

Kamala Harris slammed for 'politicizing' Philadelphia standoff Sen. Kamala Harris faced criticism Wednesday for promoting her campaign's gun control plan during an appearance on CNN that coincided with breaking news about the police standoff in Philadelphia in which six officers were shot....
09:52, 08/15/2019

Fernandez scores twice in Timbers' 3-2 win over Fire Brian Fernandez scored twice and the Portland Timbers beat Chicago 3-2, with the Fire playing a man down for 60 minutes of the match.       ...
10:13, 08/15/2019

'BH 90210' recap: Stalkers, secret best friends and community service Spoiler alert! The reboot is on in the second episode of the meta "BH 90210," and there are stalkers, divorces and baby daddy issues in abundance.        ...
11:00, 08/15/2019

Kodi Lee moved judge's to tears again on 'AGT' with 'Bridge Over Troubled Water' rendition Kodi Lee, a blind singer with autism, moved the judges to tears again on NBC's "America's Got Talent."        ...
11:00, 08/15/2019

Scientists say this massive asteroid definitely won’t destroy Earth… yet If the thought of an asteroid careening toward Earth keeps you up at night you can breathe a little easier today, as scientists have now ruled out a potential impact from the space rock known as 2006 QV89. The rock, which was discovered in 2006, was ...
11:00, 08/15/2019

Volcano in Mexico erupts multiple times in 24-hour span Volcán Popocatépetl, the second-highest volcano in North America, erupted over seven times in 24 hours.        ...
11:26, 08/15/2019

These species went extinct in 2018. More may be doomed to follow in 2019 They'd been on our planet for millions of years, but 2018 was the year several species officially vanished forever.        ...
11:26, 08/15/2019

8 beautiful, endangered animals we could save The Trump administration announced Monday a major overhaul to the Endangered Species Act, but many endangered species still need protection.        ...
11:26, 08/15/2019

This Gigantic Whirlpool Is A Skylight And Rain Collector A massive whirlpool, located at The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore, makes for one of its central attractions. The large whirlpool forms inside a 70-foot diameter acrylic bowl and serves as......
11:26, 08/15/2019

On International Left-Handers Day, Some Interesting Facts About Lefties Why are some people lefties? How many people in the world are left-handed? On International Left-Handers Day, here are some interesting facts about lefties....
11:26, 08/15/2019

Narendra Modi defends India’s decision to end Kashmir’s special status Prime minister speaks in Delhi on 11th day of lockdown in Muslim-majority regionThe Indian prime minister has defended his government’s controversial measure to strip the Kashmir region of its statehood and special constitutional provisions, as about...
11:52, 08/15/2019

Labour bloc plans 'radical' move to push through Brexit deal Call for ‘dramatic intervention’ to thwart no-deal Brexit by passing withdrawal agreementLabour MPs opposed to a second referendum are considering a “radical and dramatic intervention” to make clear to Jeremy Corbyn and Boris Johnson they are prepare...
11:52, 08/15/2019

What is the 'salmon cannon' and how do the fish feel about it? A video showing a cannon shooting fish over a dam went viral – but how does it work? CEO and inventor of cannon has answers Earlier this week, a video shot through the Twitter feed fray with the velocity of a fish hurtling through a pneumatic tube.Th...
11:52, 08/15/2019

Nick Kyrgios in hot water again after latest clash with umpire in Cincinnati Australian calls Fergus Murphy a ‘fucking tool, bro’Karen Khachanov keeps cool to win second-round clashNick Kyrgios’s feud with umpire Fergus Murphy boiled over during an explosive outing at the Cincinnati Masters that leaves the Australian player f...
11:52, 08/15/2019

Gay marriage cake: customer takes case to European court Gareth Lee to challenge ruling that Northern Ireland bakery had right to refuse to bake cake with pro-gay marriage messageLawyers representing a man from Northern Ireland who sued a bakery for refusing to make a cake with pro-gay marriage message are...
11:52, 08/15/2019

Korean peninsula will be united by 2045, says Seoul amid Japan row President Moon Jae-in plans joint Olympics with North Korea in 2032 and calls on Japan to contemplate its wartime pastSouth Korea’s president, Moon Jae-in, has vowed to achieve the unification of the Korean peninsula by 2045, a century after the end ...
11:52, 08/15/2019

'The people have power': Kenya's gang leader turned community builder After rising to the top of the criminal pyramid in Nairobi’s Kibera slum, George Okewa rejected violence in favour of local leadershipGeorge Okewa once terrorised his community. Spurred on by violence, drink and drugs, he believed that one day his li...
11:52, 08/15/2019

Shanghai's ostracised skateboarders – in pictures Skateboarding will debut in the Tokyo Olympics next year. Despite this, those who are part of a growing scene in Shanghai, China, complain of being labelled troublemakers Continue reading......
11:52, 08/15/2019

| Epstein death: two prison guards put on leave, warden reassigned The warden of the high-security New York prison where convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein apparently committed suicide has been temporarily reassigned and two guards put on leave, the Justice Department has said....
12:39, 08/15/2019

City Council passes reforms after cops grab baby from mom at benefits center Responding to a disturbing December scuffle where a mother had her baby ripped from her arms by cops at a Brooklyn benefits center, the City Council passed a legislative package Wednesday aimed at improving poor New Yorkers’ experiences at publ...
12:39, 08/15/2019

Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen's playlist for the army The new president of the European Commission's musical wishes are the German army's command. As a military tattoo honors the outgoing minister of defense, here's what the three songs she picked reveal about her....
12:39, 08/15/2019

Jeremy Corbyn unveils plan to stop no-deal Brexit In a bid to thwart a no-deal Brexit, the opposition Labour Party plans to call a no-confidence vote against Boris Johnson's government. With Corbyn as an interim leader, Labour said it would hold a new Brexit referendum....
12:39, 08/15/2019

India: Narendra Modi lauds 'path-breaking' Kashmir move India's prime minister has pledged to "restore Kashmir's past glory," after his decision to strip the region of its statehood. In his Independence Day speech, Modi also promised a fortified military and praised the rich....
12:39, 08/15/2019

Lenovo warns of price hikes to absorb U.S. tariffs, shares slide China's Lenovo Group, the world's largest PC maker, warned it will have to raise product prices if U.S. tariffs increase, sending its shares tumbling 6.5% to two-month lows....
12:39, 08/15/2019

Irish regulator queries Facebook on transcription of users' audio The lead regulator of Facebook Inc in the European Union is seeking information on how the company handled data during the manual transcription of users' audio recordings, Ireland's Data Protection Commission said on Wednesday....
12:39, 08/15/2019

Drillisch, United Internet, trim guidance as 5G challenge looms German telecoms firm 1&1 Drillisch and its parent company United Internet slightly trimmed their profit guidance on Wednesday to account for regulatory effects and the initial costs of a planned 5G network....
12:39, 08/15/2019

U.S. Applies to Seize Iranian Tanker Held in Gibraltar The legal basis for the request was not immediately clear. The local authorities have been considering the ship’s release to ease a weekslong standoff....
13:00, 08/15/2019

Jeter noncommittal on Mattingly's future as manager  His club seemingly headed to a second consecutive last-place finish in the NL East, Miami Marlins CEO Derek Jeter isn't ready to disclose whether manager Don Mattingly will return next season....
13:52, 08/15/2019

Trump Delays a Holiday Tax, but Toymakers Are Still Worried Toymakers are already looking ahead to next year’s holiday season, and fretting about the crippling uncertainty that the president’s trade policy has created for them....
13:52, 08/15/2019

Many Democrats Love Elizabeth Warren. They Also Worry About Her. Even as she demonstrates why she is a leading presidential candidate, Ms. Warren is facing persistent questions and doubts about whether she would be able to defeat President Trump....
13:52, 08/15/2019

|MarketsLIVE:StocksdropasChinavowstariffcountermeasures The Stoxx Europe 600 index fell for a second day and the three main US index contracts erased gains after China said the next round of tariffs threatened by the White House violates accords already reached by Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping....
14:13, 08/15/2019

|TribunalgreenlightsmergerofSA'sbiggestostrichfirms,butTsandCsapply The Competition Tribunal has conditionally approved the merger between SA's largest ostrich processing companies – Klein Karoo International and Mosstrich....
14:13, 08/15/2019

|NamibiafollowsSouthAfricaratecuttoboostshrinkingeconomy Namibia’s central bank cut its benchmark interest rate for the first time in two years as it seeks to boost the economy and maintain its currency’s peg to the South African rand....
14:13, 08/15/2019

'We have to do something': Philadelphia mayor calls for gun control after police standoff: What we know now A gunman is in custody after shooting six Philadelphia police officers in an hourslong standoff that ended early Thursday. Here's what we know now.        ...
14:39, 08/15/2019

Lumber Liquidators: Get in on the Ground Floor Flooring retailer Lumber Liquidators suffers from negative sentiment four years after a scandal and is being pinched by tariffs on Chinese imports, but its shares are too cheap to ignore....
14:39, 08/15/2019

Earnings Outlook for S&P 500 Companies Looks Bleak Wall Street analysts have cut third-quarter profit estimates, painting a bleak picture for investors already grappling with a trade war, economic weakness and ominous signs from the bond market....
14:39, 08/15/2019

U.S. Seeks to Reassure Afghan Military Amid Uncertainty Over a Peace Deal The leader of the American and NATO missions in Afghanistan denied reports that support was being pulled back in anticipation of an agreement with the Taliban....
15:00, 08/15/2019

Magic Johnson turns 60 with an epic vacation Basketball legend Earvin "Magic" Johnson turned 60 on Wednesday, possibly a day he thought he would never see when he learned that he had human immunodeficiency virus at the age of 32....
15:00, 08/15/2019

Modi hails 'one nation' India as he defends Kashmir move India's prime minister has defended his move to strip the people of Kashmir of their special status, saying it represented "one nation, one constitution"....
15:26, 08/15/2019

QPR's support for race victims after U18s walk off pitch during friendly in Spain QPR will continue to support and monitor the welfare of their Under-18 players after they were alleged to have suffered racist abuse and walked off the pitch during a friendly in Spain....
15:26, 08/15/2019

Modi urges Indians to visit 15 domestic tourism sites, but practicality doubted Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday came up with one idea to get India's stuttering economy humming again - get every Indian to visit 15 domestic tourist destinations over the next three years....
15:27, 08/15/2019

As Hong Kong braces for protests, Chinese paramilitary holds drills across border Hong Kong braced on Thursday for more mass demonstrations through the weekend, as China again warned against foreign interference in the city's escalating crisis and as mainland paramilitary forces conducted exercises just across the border....
15:27, 08/15/2019

South Korea urges dialogue with Japan in measured World War Two anniversary message On the anniversary of Japan's World War Two surrender, South Korea's president on Thursday urged Japan to contemplate its wartime past and offered to engage in talks to repair strained ties, while Japan pledged to never repeat the horrors of war....
15:27, 08/15/2019

Alibaba IPO plan at risk amid massive Hong Kong protests Chinese e-commerce platform Alibaba is weighing a delay to its listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange due to massive anti-China protests that have shuttered the airport and captivated the world. The Chinese online retailer had been working toward a ...
15:27, 08/15/2019

State agency targets Grubhub with proposal to cap fees In the latest attack on Grubhub’s businesses model, a New York state agency proposed a cap on how much third-party companies can earn helping restaurants with food orders. The New York State Liquor Authority says it wants to prevent third-party food ...
15:27, 08/15/2019

Dow plummets more than 800 points on recession red flag Wall Street was a bloodbath Wednesday with the Dow Jones Industrial Average suffering its worst day of the year after investors freaked out over a geeky signal that a recession may be on the horizon. Triggering the sell-off was the yield on the 10-ye...
15:27, 08/15/2019

You Won't Believe the Sex and the City Prop Whitney Cummings Has in Her Closet Who wouldn't want a Carrie Bradshaw keepsake? Whitney Cummings revealed the special prop she has from the Sex and the City set on Wednesday's episode of Watch What Happens Live......
15:52, 08/15/2019

Watch Alessia Cara Nail Impressions of Billie Eilish and Amy Winehouse Alessia Cara is back and ready for more. The 23-year-old singer competed against Jimmy Fallon in a "Wheel of Musical Impressions" rematch on Wednesday's episode of The Tonight......
15:52, 08/15/2019

China vows countermeasures after new U.S. tariffs The government in Beijing said Thursday it will retaliate for a new round of U.S. tariffs for Chinese exports to the United States, even though President Donald Trump withdrew some and delayed others....
15:52, 08/15/2019

Pete Buttigieg slams Trump administration over Cuccinelli comments South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg criticized the Trump administration for missing "the point" after the acting director of US Citizenship and Immigration Services Director made tweaks to the famous poem on the State of Liberty and said it was...
16:13, 08/15/2019

US weekly jobless claims rise more than expected First-time claims for state unemployment benefits were expected to total 214,000 for the most recent week, up slightly from the 209,000 claims reported for the previous week....
16:13, 08/15/2019

Four-time IndyCar champion Franchitti to make racing return at Goodwood Three-time Indianapolis 500 winner and four-time IndyCar champion Dario Franchitti will return to racing for the first time since his 2013 accident at next month's Goodwood Revival...
16:13, 08/15/2019

ORECA in talks with multiple manufacturers to build hypercar for WEC French constructor ORECA has revealed that it is talking to multiple manufacturers about developing a prototype for the World Endurance Championship's new hypercar category...
16:13, 08/15/2019

The best cheap Fitbit sale prices and deals in August 2019 We've got you covered all the latest cheap Fitbit deals today with loads of sale prices compared at top retailers for every model still available. We'll tell you all about the standard Fitbits for adults and kids alike, along with the enhan...
17:00, 08/15/2019

Nikon Z6, Fujifilm X-T3, Canon EOS RP and others grab the gongs at the EISA Awards Many of the biggest photo players have scooped awards for their most recent products and innovations at this year's Expert Imaging and Sound Association (EISA) Awards.Each year, 55 journalists and editors from a raft of magazines and websites ac...
17:00, 08/15/2019

Capital One hack may have been bigger than thought The hacker behind the Capital One data breach may have also been responsible for attacks on multiple other companies, law forces have said.Paige Thompson may have stolen data from more than 30 other organisations, according to US officials investigat...
17:00, 08/15/2019

England vs Australia 2nd Test live stream: how to watch Ashes cricket from anywhere Ashes Cricket is full of traditions. A second Test at Lord's. The ceremonial ringing of the bell. And rain...lots of it. As far as spectacles go, the first encounter will take some beating. But that won't bother the players from England and...
17:00, 08/15/2019

Google Assistant can now remind your lazy housemate to do the washing up If you share your home with others, chances are that you regularly text them reminders, whether that's taking out the trash or picking up some bread on their way home from work. That can get pretty tedious – but Google Assistant may ...
17:00, 08/15/2019

Now is the time to bag P30 Pro deals thanks to Huawei's big cashback offer Along with making some of the world's top smartphones, Huawei seems to have another trick up its sleeve to keep its phones selling at an alarming rate. The Chinese company almost always seems to be running a promotion at any given time.Currently...
17:00, 08/15/2019

For $20, you can do video green screening without the Hollywood budget The process of green screening cleans up your background, but green screens take up space and can cost time, money and energy to get right. XSplit VCam is an app that makes creating a seamless video background almost effortless -- and right now, it’s...
17:26, 08/15/2019

Huawei is delaying its Mate X foldable launch until November After a series of mishap and delays, it looks like foldable phones are finally making its way to consumers. Last month Samsung said the Galaxy Fold will launch in September. Now, TechRadar reports Huawei’s Mate X will hit the shelves in November. Dur...
17:26, 08/15/2019

Watch: Lone passenger on Delta flight chronicles 'private jet' experience A New York man who caught a flight from Colorado to Utah chronicled his experience on video when he turned out to be the only passenger on the plane....
17:26, 08/15/2019

An eccentric male MMA fighter wants to become the UFC's first 'intergender' champion by challenging a woman to a bout YouTube / BT Sport / ESPN MMA Henry Cejudo, a UFC fighter, says he wants to fight a woman in the Octagon. The woman he has challenged to a bout is the dominant featherweight fighter Valentina Shevchenko. She responded to his call out by saying: "Be ...
17:26, 08/15/2019

Satellite photos show more than 100 Chinese military vehicles massed at a soccer stadium near the Hong Kong border Associated Press Satellite photos taken over Shenzhen, China, close to the border with Hong Kong, show amassed military vehicles being held in a football stadium. The photos, first published by The Associated Press, come just one day after Chinese s...
17:26, 08/15/2019

Rise of Electric Cars Threatens to Drain German Growth Concern is rising in Europe’s automobile heartland about the economic impact of the move to electric vehicles from gasoline-powered cars. Executives in Germany fear the country’s car industry is insufficiently prepared for the transition....
17:52, 08/15/2019

The Doctor Who Inspired House Navigates the Health Care Crisis in Netflix Docuseries Diagnosis For many of Dr. Google’s most anxious patients–the ones who consult WebMD’s Symptom Checker more often than the weather report–Lisa Sanders is a household name. A physician and author based at the Yale School of Medicine, Dr. ...
17:52, 08/15/2019

George Takei on His Own Experiences in an Internment Camp and New Show The Terror: Infamy George Takei tells TIME about living in a Japanese-American internment camp as a child and what inspired his new show, ‘The Terror: Infamy.’ You were in Japanese-American internment camps from ages 5 to 8. What was that like? We were plun...
17:52, 08/15/2019

5 Woodstock Photographers on the Images That Moved Them Most Fifty years ago, nearly half a million people convened at Max Yasgur‘s farm in Bethel, New York, for the first Woodstock Arts & Music Festival in August 1969. Billed as “An Aquarian Exposition: Three Days of Peace and Music,” the ev...
17:52, 08/15/2019

The Fiver | Sprinting in slo-mo and frolicking in the surf with Apollo Creed Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!After seeing his stand-in goalkeeper make the crucial penalty save to win a Super Pot on his first start for Liverpool, Jürgen Klopp couldn’t help but channel his inner Sly Stallone. “ADRIAN!” he roa...
17:52, 08/15/2019

Cramer Remix: Macy's ugly fiscal Q2 is not reflective of consumer health Jim Cramer says the performance issues at Macy's are tied to the grim state of mall-based retailers and breaks down bright spots he sees in the sector....
17:52, 08/15/2019

Jay-Z defends NFL partnership as Eric Reid accuses him of helping bury Kaepernick’s career Asked about working with the NFL despite the fact that Kaepernick, whom he has supported in the past, is still unsigned, Jay-Z said, “This is the next phase.”...
17:52, 08/15/2019

Euro Papers: 'Super club' approach for Sancho confirmed by Dortmund "Borussia Dortmund have confirmed an approach has been made by a \u0027super club\u0027 for England star Jadon Sancho with Real Madrid, Manchester United and Manchester City all linked."...
18:13, 08/15/2019

Sophie Turner's Dream Game of Thrones Ending Is What Fans Wanted Too Sophie Turner, she of (possibly) spoilery Game of Thrones tattoos and wonderful Instagram story recaps of key moments, is just like you. The Emmy nominee revealed her dream Game of Thrones ending......
18:39, 08/15/2019

Beto O’Rourke’s New Approach to 2020: ‘Taking the Fight to Donald Trump’ After the shooting in El Paso, Mr. O’Rourke decided to abandon his focus on early primary states and more directly confront the president over immigration and gun control....
19:00, 08/15/2019

‘It’s Just a Nightmare.’ Despite Tariff Delay, Toy Makers Are Worried. Toymakers are already looking ahead to next year’s holiday season, and fretting about the crippling uncertainty that the president’s trade policy has created for them....
19:00, 08/15/2019

The Londoner: Broadcasters balk at 'sharing' Boris TV debates using PM's Facebook stream | John Bercow's spooky Halloween | Matthew Parris at his 70th birthday party | Aisling Bea on a wardrobe problem | Rachel Johnson brings two worlds together...
19:00, 08/15/2019

23 injured as Russian plane crash lands in field after hitting flock of birds A passenger jet made an emergency landing in a field outside of one of Moscow's airports after colliding with a flock of birds, Russian officials said....
19:00, 08/15/2019

Israel Bans Reps. Omar and Tlaib From Entry Over Support for Boycotts (JERUSALEM) — Israel said Thursday that it will bar two Democratic congresswomen from entering the country ahead of a planned visit over their support for a Palestinian-led boycott movement, a decision announced shortly after President Donald T...
19:00, 08/15/2019

Andrew and Fergie: is a conscious recoupling of convenience on the cards? The Duchess of York’s Instagram is abuzz with her exploits, but despite the lurid rumours dogging Andrew, it’s still Meghan getting most of the royal flakAre Prince Andrew and Duchess Fergie consciously recoupling? The question arises after a timely ...
19:00, 08/15/2019

American unions have been decimated. No wonder inequality is booming | Steven Greenhouse Something urgent needs to be done to give America’s workers more say in our politics so that their voices are not dwarfed by billionaires, writes Steve GreenhouseCongress hasn’t raised the minimum wage in a decade, the longest stretch without such an...
19:26, 08/15/2019

Nora Quoirin probably died of starvation and stress, autopsy finds Police say no evidence of kidnapping in case of London teenager who disappeared from eco-resort on 3 AugustThe autopsy of Nora Quoirin, the 15-year-old who went missing in the Malaysian jungle, has concluded that she likely died of starvation and str...
19:26, 08/15/2019

Markets jittery as trade war and recession worries spook investors - business live Beijing has alarmed investors by threatening counter-measures against the US, threatening to escalate the trade warLatest: Beijing says US has violated trade agreementFTSE 100 hits five-month lowEarlier:US yield curve inverts for second-day running10...
19:26, 08/15/2019

India independence day celebration takes place under strict security in Kashmir Drones and helicopters fly above heavily fortified cricket stadium as Indian flag unfurledA ceremony in Kashmir to mark India’s independence day had been held under strict security inside a heavily fortified cricket stadium while residents remained u...
19:26, 08/15/2019

Jeffrey Epstein: how will investigators find potential co-conspirators? The financier is dead but the investigation has continued – and it’s possible any participants may have fled into hidingJeffrey Epstein is dead but the investigation that snared on sex trafficking charges has continued as authorities seek to make goo...
19:26, 08/15/2019

Colin Kaepernick shares video celebrating 3-year anniversary of kneeling during anthem Former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick on Wednesday shared a video on social media commemorating the three-year anniversary of when he first kneeled in protest during the national anthem at games....
19:26, 08/15/2019

Damaged Whaley Bridge dam explorers risk injury and becoming trapped, warn firefighters After more than 1,500 people were evacuated from the town since August 1, Derbyshire Police said stability of the dam wall at Toddbrook Reservoir had been achieved at 1pm on August 7 and people could return to their homes....
19:52, 08/15/2019

Vietnam says Facebook steps up local content restrictions Facebook is restricting access to increasing amounts of content in Vietnam, a government official said on Thursday, as the Southeast Asian country ramps up a campaign to tighten access to the internet....
19:52, 08/15/2019

Exclusive: Repairing car parts can save nearly £3,000 over replacement parts News 15 Aug, 2019 Research into out-of-warranty claims reveals motorists can save thousands by fitting reconditioned components instead of new ones...
19:52, 08/15/2019

Dacia Duster gains new 1.0-litre three-cylinder engine News 15 Aug, 2019 The Dacia Duster gains a new, more efficient entry-level TCe 100 engine, set to replace larger outgoing 1.6-litre petrol...
19:52, 08/15/2019

MSNBC reporter says manager told her 'don't look too Latina' at White House Correspondents' Dinner MSNBC reporter Mariana Atencio says a higher-up at the company told her to not "look too Latina" at the 2017 White House Correspondents' Dinner.        ...
20:39, 08/15/2019

Amazon Faces Chinese Social Media Fury Over Hong Kong T-Shirts Chinese social media users directed their fury at online retailer Amazon.com on Thursday, after discovering T-shirts on its website sporting slogans that support anti-government protesters in Hong......
20:39, 08/15/2019

"We Die Together": Man Sent Woman 10,000 Texts In 12 Days, Say Police A Florida man was extradited from Georgia this week after allegedly sending 10,000 text messages to a female acquaintance in a 12-day period, including some that police say were sexually explicit,......
20:39, 08/15/2019

Donald Trump Says Xi Jinping Can "Humanely Solve" Hong Kong Standoff US President Donald Trump on Wednesday said Xi Jinping can "humanely" resolve the violent standoff with protesters in Hong Kong and appeared to suggest meeting the Chinese leader....
20:39, 08/15/2019

Trump urges China's Xi to meet Hong Kong protesters U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday urged Chinese President Xi Jinping to meet personally with the protesters in Hong Kong, saying it would lead to an end to tensions that have seized the territory for weeks....
21:00, 08/15/2019

Queens Park Rangers deny that youth player spat to provoke racist abuse • Rangers have contacted Fifa over incident in Spain• AD Nervión president admits his player made remarkQueens Park Rangers have rejected an allegation from the president of AD Nervión that one of their under-18 players spat in the face of an opponen...
21:00, 08/15/2019

Veteran backup Jones first QB to sign with XFL Landry Jones, who started five games for the Pittsburgh Steelers from 2013 to 2017 and spent time last year with Jacksonville, is the first quarterback to sign with the new XFL, the league announced Thursday....
21:26, 08/15/2019

No Man's Sky Beyond: everything to know about the game changing update Cast your mind back to 2016 - Beyoncé's Lemonade was the world's best selling album, Rogue One dominated the box office, the Nintendo Switch was just a codename and a bunch of rumors, and No Man's Sky had arguably gaming's ro...
21:26, 08/15/2019

Kim Jong Un Knows About US President's Whereabouts. Trump Has An Idea How How people stay informed in the Hermit State of North Korea is always a question, and US President Donald Trump may have answered it Thursday: by Twitter alerts....
21:26, 08/15/2019

Most-shocking stories of animals at airports The best (and worst!) stories about animals and air travel, from emotional support animal situations gone wrong to smuggled critters and more.       ...
21:52, 08/15/2019

Airport security lines are about to get shorter The TSA just added more PreCheck airlines to its expedited screening program. Buzz60’s Sean Dowling has more.       ...
21:52, 08/15/2019

You Should Definitely Track Your Loved Ones' Phones. Actually Maybe Not. Apple’s Find My Friends, Google Maps location sharing and Life360 let you stay on top of where your family and friends are, which can be both incredibly creepy and incredibly helpful....
21:52, 08/15/2019

J.C. Penney Branches Into Used Apparel as Sales Tumble J.C. Penney’s sales fell 9% in its latest quarter, and the struggling retailer said it would start selling secondhand items in an effort to transform itself....
21:52, 08/15/2019

Some Tips For Avoiding Internet Distractions If you’re reading this, you probably know the feeling: You’re trying to get into a flow state on something productive, but somehow, your mouse gravitates to your bookmarks, and suddenly you’re browsing Twitter, or Tumblr, or another internet addictio...
21:52, 08/15/2019

Huawei employees reportedly helped African governments spy Well, the US now has yet another reported case of espionage-related misdeeds it can point to as additional proof of why the Huawei ban should remain in place. The Chinese consumer electronics giant is under scrutiny again, this time over a Wall Stree...
21:52, 08/15/2019

Alabama's potential run to national title will hinge on health of quarterback Tua Tagovailoa The health of Tua Tagovailoa health is key as the Alabama Crimson Tide try to win another national title and erase last year's loss to Clemson.       ...
21:52, 08/15/2019

Group of Five preseason power rankings have Central Florida and Army leading way The final installment of our college football power rankings looks at the best schools in the Group of Five, including UCF and Army       ...
21:52, 08/15/2019

Matt DiBenedetto out at Leavine after this NASCAR season Matt DiBenedetto has been told by Leavine Family Racing he will not be brought back for a second season with the team in 2020       ...
21:52, 08/15/2019

Cyprus police: UEFA official for Europa qualifier dies Cyprus police say a 74 year-old British man who was part of a team of UEFA referees and observers officiating Europa League qualifier between Apollon Limassol and Austria Wien has died       ...
21:52, 08/15/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Harrowing terrorist survivors’ stories, children first in Mediterranean rescues, Yemen and Switzerland updates, new SDG Advocates speak out Our main stories today: Boko Haram terrorist survivors tell their stories; UNICEF speaks out for children adrift on the Mediterranean; UN health agency pushes to stem dengue fever in Yemen; Switzerland declines sponsorship deal with tobacco firm; new...
22:13, 08/15/2019

New York Subpoenas Banks and Financial Advisers for Sackler Records The state claims that the Purdue Pharma owners transferred billions of dollars from the company and hid them in offshore partnerships and other entities....
22:13, 08/15/2019

Wildlife viewing in Africa: Big cats, elephants and monkeys Africa's various wildlife habitats and vast landscapes provide a home to many species and spectacular visuals for photography fans.       ...
22:13, 08/15/2019

Advocates demand action in Newark over water contamination Two groups challenged Newark and New Jersey officials in federal court Thursday over the city's burgeoning water crisis, asking a judge to order treatment and replacement for old service lines....
22:13, 08/15/2019

Watch live: Philadelphia police give update on officer shootings Authorities said Thursday the accused gunman in a standoff that injured six Philadelphia police officers has a long criminal record, including gun and drug convictions....
22:13, 08/15/2019

Watch live: President Donald Trump speaks at campaign stop in New Hampshire President Donald Trump will hit the campaign trail again Thursday in New Hampshire, where the second primary vote for his Democratic challengers will be held in six months....
22:13, 08/15/2019

Twitter responds to criticism after Chelsea's Tammy Abraham suffers online racial abuse Twitter remain "deeply committed to improving the health of the conversation" on the social media platform following criticism from Kick It Out after Chelsea forward Tammy Abraham was the victim of online racial abuse....
22:39, 08/15/2019

Italy’s Populists Gamble on New Elections and Turmoil Italy has had 67 governments over the past 74 years; in that respect, the impending collapse of the 5 Star–Lega coalition government is hardly surprising. For 14 months, the far-right Lega party helmed by current Interior Minister Matteo Salvin...
22:39, 08/15/2019

A German Boys Choir Is Being Sued for Gender Bias After Rejecting a 9-Year-Old Girl BERLIN (AP) — A 9-year-old girl is suing a centuries-old Berlin boys choir, arguing that her bid to join was only rejected because of her gender. The State and Cathedral Choir is one of the most renowned boys choirs in Germany, founded in 1465 ...
22:39, 08/15/2019

Chevrolet unveils price of 2020 midengine Corvette Chevrolet's 2020 mid-engine Corvette will start at $59,995 and a dedicated concierge team has started taking pre-orders.       ...
22:39, 08/15/2019

Ex-Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes says he has doubts about strategy that led AT&T to buy the company Jeff Bewkes, former CEO of Time Warner, sold his company to AT&T in a deal that closed last year. But Bewkes told CNBC that he believes vertical integration, the chief principle behind AT&T's acquisition, is a "fairly suspect premise."...
23:00, 08/15/2019

Dow rises 99 points led by Walmart, rebounding from worst day of 2019 Stocks rose Thursday as Walmart's earnings and strong retail sales print led investors to believe the consumer could help the U.S. avoid a recession....
23:00, 08/15/2019

Israel blocks Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib from entering country Trump openly encouraged Israel to bar Reps. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., and Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., from taking a planned trip to the country.        ...
23:26, 08/15/2019

Rat BBQ, a local delicacy is available in a few places in Cambodia Barbecued field rats are not everybody's idea of a tasty treat, but in Cambodia's rural Battambang province they are popular as a cheap, quick snack.        ...
23:26, 08/15/2019

10 movies you absolutely, positively must see this fall (from 'It 2' to 'Joker') Clowns, strippers and Will Smith, oh, my! From Stephen King horror sequel 'It 2' to Joaquin Phoenix's 'Joker,' these are fall's 10 must-see films.        ...
23:26, 08/15/2019

Get your popcorn! 10 fall movies we can't wait to see 2019's fall movie lineup ranges from horror ("It: Chapter Two") to supervillains ("Joker"), and we can hardly wait.        ...
23:26, 08/15/2019

Choir director, National Guard band leader accused of sex abuse at LI home A respected Long Island high school choir director has been arrested for sexually abusing a 16-year-old student at his home two years ago, police said Wednesday. Mark Kimes, 53 — who serves as leader of a National Guard band and won a Bronze St...
23:52, 08/15/2019

De Blasio pens letter of support to NYPD days after ThriveNYC pulls out of cop mental health program Mayor Bill de Blasio pledged “help is always here” in a department-wide email to the NYPD amid an epidemic of cop suicides — just days after his wife’s signature mental health program pulled city resources from a training program for first responders...
23:52, 08/15/2019

4 teens busted in string of attacks on Jewish men in Brooklyn Police arrested two teens — and took two others into custody — in connection with a string of attacks on Hasidic Jewish men in Brooklyn earlier in the week, authorities said Thursday. Deandre Diagle and Michael Bellevue, both 19, were nabbed shortly ...
23:52, 08/15/2019

To All the Boys I've Loved Before Sequel Gets a Premiere Date and Another Sequel Lara Jean is coming back just in time for Valentine's Day 2020. Lana Condor, Noah Centineo, and Jordan Fisher came together on Instagram on Thursday to announce not only a premiere......
23:52, 08/15/2019

"Hollywood Ripper" Found Guilty of Murder After Ashton Kutcher Testimony Accused serial killer Michael Gargiulo, aka "Hollywood Ripper," has been found guilty of the murder of two women, including one who was dating Ashton Kutcher at the time, and the attempted......
23:52, 08/15/2019

Lauren London and More Stars Honor Nipsey Hussle on His Birthday Lauren London is paying tribute to her late boyfriend, Nipsey Hussle, on what would have been his 34th birthday. The Grammy-nominated rapper, née Ermias Asghedom, was shot and killed......
23:52, 08/15/2019

Brody Jenner Spotted With Model Josie Canseco: Inside Their "Lively" Night Out Moving on! Brody Jenner appears to be spending more time with Josie Canseco after his split from Kaitlynn Carter. Earlier this month, E! News confirmed that the Hills: New Beginnings......
23:52, 08/15/2019

'Not the GE I know' — board member Leslie Seidman responds to Markopolos' fraud accusations Seidman, a General Electric board director and chair of its audit committee, told CNBC on Thursday that Harry Markopolos' report is "full of misleading, inaccurate and inflammatory statements."...
23:52, 08/15/2019

Ex-Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski subpoenaed by Dems as he hints at Senate run The subpoenas were revealed as Lewandowski stoked speculation that he was considering a Senate bid in New Hampshire against incumbent Democrat Jeanne Shaheen....
23:52, 08/15/2019

The Rise of the Pea: How an Unassuming Legume Emerged as a Frontrunner in the Race to Replace Meat and Dairy No one denies peas are nutritious. Whether they’re delicious—that’s debatable. But arguments over taste no longer matter because peas, specifically yellow peas, are being formulated into so many products, they’re unavoidable, ...
23:52, 08/15/2019

Israel denies entry to Reps. Omar and Tlaib hours after Trump’s push for a ban After a tweeted intervention by the president, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reversed himself Thursday and prohibited the Democrats’ visit....
00:13, 08/16/2019

Inside WeWork, one couple wields control In the early days of WeWork, the two people most associated with the company were cofounders Adam Neumann and Miguel McKelvey. As they grew the brand, the pair was interviewed and photographed, together and separately, by numerous publications....
00:13, 08/16/2019

| Israel to bar visit by two US congresswomen: ministry Israel said Thursday it will bar a planned visit by two US congresswomen who have supported a boycott of the country over its treatment of Palestinians, a decision in line with President Donald Trump's urgings....
00:13, 08/16/2019

Nick Kyrgios continues feud with chair umpire, smashes two rackets in hallway, is fined $113,000 Fiery tennis player Nick Kyrgios had several choice words for chair umpire Fergus Murphy, who has drawn Kyrgios' ire before.       ...
00:39, 08/16/2019

Tennessee dealing with uncertainty on both sides of line Tennessee still has plenty of questions to answer on offensive and defensive lines with season opener approaching       ...
00:39, 08/16/2019

Abortion retrial for Evelyn Hernandez begins again in El Salvador The retrial of a teenage rape victim will continue Friday in El Salvador, in a case that has drawn global attention to the country's strict anti-abortion laws....
00:39, 08/16/2019

Apple sued for not disclosing that 'iCloud storage' relies on third-party cloud services Two iCloud users have filed a complaint, charging they paid the "Apple premium" for cloud storage under the presumption that Apple would store their data on its own servers....
00:39, 08/16/2019

#LookingWhileBlack: Police Stop, Question Black Man for ‘Looking Suspiciously’ at a White Woman In what serves as the latest example of #ExistingWhileBlack, I present 20-year-old Devin Meyers, who was stopped by police for—wait for it—“looking suspiciously” at a white woman....
01:52, 08/16/2019

Jets can look to Eli Manning for Sam Darnold hope ATLANTA — Yep. The dateline isn’t fake. And it isn’t from out in the suburbs, where the Mets are playing the Braves. This is preseason football, and I am here. And there is only one reason to be here. Because Sam Darnold is also here. And, well, we’d...
02:13, 08/16/2019

Aaron Rodgers wants cheaper beer and rowdier Packers fans at Lambeau Aaron Rodgers famously isn’t very good at chugging beers, but he wants Packers fans to be able to do it cheaply and aplenty. Whatever will get the Lambeau Field crowd pumped up, the two-time MVP says. “I’m up for anything that’s gonna get the f...
02:13, 08/16/2019

DeMarcus Cousins suffers torn ACL in another career derailment This is yet another brutal turn of events for DeMarcus Cousins. The four-time NBA All-Star, who signed a one-year deal with the Lakers this offseason, suffered a torn ACL during an offseason workout, according to The Athletic. ESPN first reported tha...
02:13, 08/16/2019

Overstock C.E.O. Takes Aim at ‘Deep State’ After Romance With Russian Agent Patrick Byrne said in an interview that he was still “quite fond” of Maria Butina, who is now in prison, and that she “should go home and be president of Russia one day.’’...
02:13, 08/16/2019

Trump, banking on strong economy to win reelection, frets over a possible downturn Administration officials are not actively planning for a recession because they do not believe one will occur, and they are worry that making such plans would validate a negative narrative about the economy and precipitate a crash, according to peopl...
02:13, 08/16/2019

How to Listen to Every Minute of the Original Woodstock Festival The 50th anniversary Woodstock concert may not have panned out as originally planned, but if you can’t make it to the Maryland event, here’s something you can still do to celebrate: listen to the original 1969 festival in its entirety....
02:13, 08/16/2019

Troian Bellisario and Zoe Chao on finding themselves in Where'd You Go, Bernadette Though the star of Where’d You Go, Bernadette is undoubtedly Cate Blanchett—she plays the titular Bernadette, after all—the actress is joined by a really stellar supporting cast, including everyone from Kristen Wiig to a number of baby penguins. Zoe ...
02:13, 08/16/2019

James Franco, Seth Rogen, and Megan Fox's long-delayed Zeroville is also set in Hollywood in 1969 Hot on the heels of Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon A Time...In Hollywood comes another 1969-set film about the film industry and Sharon Tate: James Franco’s adaptation of Steve Erickson’s 2007 novel Zeroville....
02:13, 08/16/2019

Toy Story 4 is the fifth Disney movie this year to hit $1 billion Scrooge McDuck’s money-filled swimming pool is starting to get awfully filled, as Variety is reporting that Toy Story 4 has just become the fifth Disney movie this year to gross over $1 billion—breaking a record previously set by Disney itself back i...
02:13, 08/16/2019

Sources: Colts have 'guarded optimism' on Luck Despite Andrew Luck's prolonged absence and confusion about a lower left leg injury, the Indianapolis Colts have a "guarded optimism" on the quarterback's availability to open the regular season, according to sources familiar with the team's sentimen...
02:39, 08/16/2019

Ex-Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes says he has doubts about vertical integration Jeff Bewkes, former CEO of Time Warner, sold his company to AT&T in a deal that closed last year. But Bewkes told CNBC that he believes vertical integration is a "fairly suspect premise."...
02:39, 08/16/2019

4 functional tricks for your new iPhone features There are ways to tinker with your device's appearance and functionality most of them unknown to the average iPhone owner.       ...
02:39, 08/16/2019

Kyrgios fined £93,000 for Cincinnati Masters meltdown "The ATP have fined Nick Kyrgios a total of $113,000 (£93,000) following his second-round loss at the Cincinnati Masters on Wednesday, when the Australian argued loudly with the chair umpire and smashed several rackets."...
02:39, 08/16/2019

Dozens of Midwest teens hospitalized with lung injuries, breathing problems from vaping More than a dozen teens in the Midwest who reported vaping have been hospitalized with lung issues, stumping doctors who are searching for what exactly is sickening them. The Minnesota Department of Health announced Tuesday four cases of young people...
02:39, 08/16/2019

Illinois issued warning after Heartland virus found in ticks Residents in Illinois are being warned after ticks collected in the state tested positive for the Heartland virus, a rare illness that nearly always requires patients to be hospitalized....
02:39, 08/16/2019

New York-bound Delta flight fills with thick mist before takeoff Talk about a fright on a flight. Delta Air Lines passengers who traveled from Florida to New York on Sunday night were in for a slight scare when a foglike mist engulfed the cabin before takeoff. But one customer claims that the flight crew failed to...
02:39, 08/16/2019

Learning a new language is easier than ever with these apps Learning a new language is challenging. Sure, picking up a few phrases here and there is almost effortless, and doing so could definitely help when you’re traveling, but it’s a different story when you actually want to gain fluency. It takes time, ef...
02:39, 08/16/2019

Planned Parenthood warns it ‘will be forced to withdraw’ from family planning program Planned Parenthood said Wednesday it will soon leave the federal family planning program unless a court puts a hold on Trump administration rules that bar clinics from referring patients for abortions....
02:39, 08/16/2019

Wirecutter's best deals: Save $50 on a Schlage Connect smart lock This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read Wirecutter's continuously updated list of deals h...
02:39, 08/16/2019

Apple promises hostile treatment for sites that break Safari privacy rules Apple is taking a tough new stance on websites that attempt to monitor and share individuals' browsing history. In a new policy page, published on Wednesday, the company says it will treat websites and apps that attempt to bypass Safari's a...
02:39, 08/16/2019

Google's expanded college search helps you explore fields of study It's a bit late to start looking for colleges for September, but Google is ready to give the spring semester a boost by expanding its college search features. To begin with, there's a new exploration tool on desktop and web (pictured at cen...
02:39, 08/16/2019

Netflix's fifth Dave Chappelle comedy special debuts August 26th Dave Chappelle has enjoyed a fruitful relationship with Netflix over the last few years, having released four stand-up specials on the streaming service, picking up a hefty pay packet and Grammy and Emmy awards for them. The comedy icon is about to u...
02:39, 08/16/2019

UPS is testing self-driving trucks in Arizona UPS has been secretly hauling cargo back and forth between Phoenix and Tuczon, Arizona for over three months, courtesy of their minority stake in automated trucking startup TuSimple. The tractor trailers are outfitted with nine cameras, as well......
02:39, 08/16/2019

Luxury automakers from Bugatti to Pagani to debut new cars at Pebble Beach More than a dozen different luxury brands, including Acura, BMW, Bugatti, Mercedes-Benz and Pininfarina, are showing off their latest concept and production models at Pebble Beach car week, many of them making their world debuts....
03:00, 08/16/2019

Going From Hong Kong to Mainland China? Your Phone Is Subject to Search The searches are raising concerns that Beijing is trying to identify travelers sympathetic to the territory’s protest movement and further control what its people see about the unrest....
03:00, 08/16/2019

Factbox: Two Republicans, 23 Democrats vie for presidential nomination The largest Democratic field in the modern U.S. political era is competing for the party's 2020 presidential nomination, although another Democrat dropped out of the race on Thursday....
03:00, 08/16/2019

US House Panel Subpoenas Ex-Donald Trump Campaign Chief Corey Lewandowski The Democratic-led US House of Representatives Judiciary Committee said on Thursday it has subpoenaed President Donald Trump's former campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, to testify in public as part......
03:26, 08/16/2019

Fierce Wildfire Stopped In Southern France, 500 Firefighters Were On Spot One of France's biggest wildfires this year has been stopped after more than 500 firefighters battled for two days to protect homes and lives, emergency services said Thursday....
03:26, 08/16/2019

| CSA will NOT judge Enoch Nkwe on Proteas performance in India CSA acting director of cricket, Corrie van Zyl admitted that they will not be judging interim team director Enoch Nkwe ahead of the Proteas tour to India....
03:26, 08/16/2019

| Currie Cup preview: Down to the wire The trials and tribulations of being a Currie Cup Premier Division coach will be highlighted in dramatic fashion this weekend in Round 6 of the competition....
03:26, 08/16/2019

This 12-egg omelette is a breakfast for champions Beth's Cafe in Seattle makes giant 12-egg omelettes that you can conquer alone or with friends. It has six omelettes to choose from, but the most famous is the Triple Bypass, which comes with Swiss cheese, American cheese, bacon, sausage, and ham, an...
03:52, 08/16/2019

Photos show the world's first solar road that's turned out to be a colossal failure because it's falling apart and doesn't generate enough energy In July, a French daily newspaper published a story saying the longest solar road in the world had failed. It's neither economically viable or energy efficient. Less than three years since the road opened, it's become cracked and damaged. Parts of th...
03:52, 08/16/2019

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez laid out all the problems and weaknesses she sees in the Democratic Party YouTube Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez told "Pod Save America" that congressional Democrats suffer from weak "internal communication." Ocasio-Cortez also said Democrats could benefit from having a more unified message moving forward as she...
03:52, 08/16/2019

'Don't deport Melania' goes viral after comedian Trevor Noah devises a joke conspiracy theory about Trump's immigration policies Chip Somodevilla/Getty Image The "Daily Show" host and comedian Trevor Noah devised a viral conspiracy theory that President Donald Trump is targeting first lady Melania Trump with his immigration policies. "Now you might be asking, why would he wan...
03:52, 08/16/2019

4 reasons my freelance career is more secure than your full-time job Roman Samborskyi/Shutterstock According to a recent survey, about 83% of self-employed people say they made the choice to ditch their full-time jobs to work for themselves, and 70% have better work-life balance in self-employment. Those stats may su...
03:52, 08/16/2019

Kogan's flogging a 55-inch QLED TV for just $800 Getting yourself a brand-new television set that boasts QLED technology means you'll need to shell out at least a couple of thousand dollars, if not more. And bigger the panel, the heftier the price tag.Kogan, however, has just debuted its own Q...
03:52, 08/16/2019

Is this the Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 Ti Super? New Nvidia graphics card appears Fresh off the release of its Super RTX graphics cards, Nvidia might not be done giving AMD a run for its money. According to Tom’s Hardware, the Santa Clara company is working on an all-new graphics card that will likely surpass or match its m...
03:52, 08/16/2019

Huge Penguins Added to the List of New Zealand’s Extinct Species A new species of giant penguin - about 1.6 meters (5.25 ft.) tall - has been identified from fossils found in Waipara, North Canterbury. ...
05:00, 08/16/2019

A 38-disc set lets you hear Woodstock’s stage A 38-disc box sets lets you hear virtually everything that was onstage at Woodstock 50 years ago -- from transcendent musical performances to warnings about bad acid...
05:26, 08/16/2019

Ski resort loses bid to be dismissed from Paltrow lawsuit A Utah ski resort where Gwyneth Paltrow is accused of smashing into a skier wants to be dismissed from a lawsuit that it argues should be settled between the actress and the alleged victim...
05:26, 08/16/2019

Autopsy finds Epstein suffered broken neck bones, reports say Jeffrey Epstein, who died last weekend, suffered multiple breaks to his neck bones, including the hyoid bone near the Adam's apple, reports say.        ...
05:26, 08/16/2019

White Arkansas woman pulls gun on 4 black teens raising money for football team The wife of an Arkansas jail administrator Jerri Kelly pulled a gun on four black teen who raising money for their high school football team.        ...
05:26, 08/16/2019

Coast Guard finds 43 bales of pot worth $1M floating off California The U.S. Coast Guard found 1,300 pounds of plastic-wrapped marijuana floating in the ocean near Santa Catalina Island off the California coast.        ...
05:26, 08/16/2019

Suicide Prevention Hotline Number Should Be 3 Digits, 988, Agency Says The F.C.C. contends that shortening the number from its current 10 digits “would likely make it easier for Americans in crisis to access potentially lifesaving resources.”...
05:26, 08/16/2019

Mississippi Plants Knowingly Hired Undocumented Workers, ICE Says Affidavits unsealed in federal court after last week’s raids show that federal agents believe the companies “willfully and unlawfully” hired undocumented immigrants....
05:26, 08/16/2019

Death row inmate eats cheesesteak, quotes Bible before being electrocuted A Tennessee inmate convicted of the 1986 murders of a mother and her 15-year-old daughter was executed on Thursday night — marking the third time the state has used the electric chair since November. Stephen Michael West, 56, who maintained his...
05:52, 08/16/2019

Trump suggests move back to institutionalizing the mentally ill President Trump on Thursday again blamed mental illness for mass shootings in the US — and suggested it was time to build new facilities to house the mentally ill. “Mental illness is somebody that nobody wants to talk about. You know, it’s them, they...
05:52, 08/16/2019

Assault weapons ban gaining steam in wake of El Paso, Dayton mass shootings: poll Banning assault weapons in America is gaining support in the wake of the double mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton — even among Republicans. A new Fox News poll found that 67 percent of registered voters surveyed want Congress to outlaw assau...
05:52, 08/16/2019

Argentina Peso Strengthens for First Time Since Primary Election Argentina’s peso strengthened against the dollar, the first improvement for the currency since a left-wing presidential candidate performed better than expected in a primary election last Sunday....
05:52, 08/16/2019

Stocks Bounce but Fear Remains Near-dated futures contracts tracking the Cboe Volatility Index, or VIX, continue to hover above those expiring later, a sign that investors are still girding for turbulence in stocks ahead in the near-term....
05:52, 08/16/2019

Subha Barry on Getting Women Interested in Stocks and Bonds Subha Barry, an ex-financial adviser at Merrill Lynch, says women often abdicate investment decisions to their spouse. But she contends “women are almost naturals at managing money” in the latest WSJ’s Secrets of Wealthy Women podcast....
05:52, 08/16/2019

Data Errors Plague Stock Traders in Volatile Week Volatile stock markets, recession fears and the U.S.-China trade fight have traders on edge. Now, they are grappling with another problem: garbled data....
05:52, 08/16/2019

Influencer Violet Benson Denies Involvement in Tyler Cameron's Love Triangle With Gigi Hadid and Hannah Brown If three's a crowd, then social media influencer Violet Benson isn't down for a party of four. After Violet, who runs the popular Instagram account "Daddy Issues,"......
05:52, 08/16/2019

Danny Masterson, Church of Scientology sued for conspiracy to cover up sexual assaults "Once her lawsuit is thrown out, I intend to sue her and the others who jumped on the bandwagon for the damage they caused me and my family," Masterson said....
06:13, 08/16/2019

Hackers Subvert Security Checks Like the Browser Padlock Recent attacks have shown that cybercriminals have co-opted techniques and tools that people commonly use to distinguish real communications and websites from fake ones, such as the padlock in a browser window....
06:13, 08/16/2019

Beijing says US blacklisting China's largest nuclear power firm is 'just an excuse' "The US administration has abused the blacklist in the name of safeguarding US national security," Chinese state media said, citing similar tactics used on Chinese tech giant Huawei....
06:39, 08/16/2019

'Ready or Not': When your new in-laws are insane A woman is roped into a lethal game of 'Hide and Seek' with her husband's unhinged, wealthy family in this black comedy.        ...
06:39, 08/16/2019

Matt Prior: Here come the modified Land Rover Discoverys Early Discoverys could be set for a modding frenzy The Jeep, Beetle and Mini have all had their turn, it's time for the 30-year-old Disco to steal some 'scene points' What’s the most commonly modified car in the world, I wonder? Probably the Volk...
06:39, 08/16/2019

New engine raises Dacia Duster prices by £1000 New three-cylinder petrol unit brings improved fuel economy and torque but pushes entry price to £10,995 Dacia has raised the pricing of its Duster SUV following the addition of a new entry-level petrol engine.  The new engine is available on Duster...
06:39, 08/16/2019

Lobbying group takes out full-page ads to prove Beyond Meat’s veggie burger is unhealthy — but it’s not Beyond Meat has taken the world by storm. Its signature “bleeding” burger manages to resemble that of real meat and has become a menu item at a number of restaurants, from TGI Friday to Carl’s Jr. — its competitor, Impossible Burger, just rolled out ...
06:39, 08/16/2019

5 ad hacks for apps looking to capitalize on strong retargeting strategies If you’ve developed an app — even if you’re successfully selling it — there’s one statement that’s unquestionably true: you’re letting potential users slip through your fingers. No matter how good your market...
06:39, 08/16/2019

4 expert e-commerce hacks for more efficient multi-channel management I can remember a time when the most important distinction between sales channels boiled down to brick-and-mortar stores vs. the internet. But with the exponential growth of e-commerce in recent years, customers are increasingly utilizing multiple onl...
06:39, 08/16/2019

'Jimmy Kimmel Live!' hit with hefty fine for using emergency alert tones Alert tones used in a "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" episode earlier this year to poke fun at a presidential alert test that occurred last year cost ABC $395,000 in fines, the Federal Communications Commission said in a Thursday statement announcing a handful ...
07:00, 08/16/2019

These Are Our Readers' Four Favorite Airline Credit Cards The big takeaway from this week’s Co-Op is that the best airline credit card for you will depend largely on the airport you fly out of most. Live in Houston? You’ll probably want to start your search with a United or Southwest card. Atlanta? Go for a...
07:00, 08/16/2019

Chill Your Beverages Perfectly With This Calculator I will never forget the time I asked for ice at a Patisserie Valerie. It was a particularly hot day in Oxford, and I had grabbed a Coke from something that looked like a fridge, only to discover it was quite tepid. The woman working at the cafe went ...
07:00, 08/16/2019

| Hong Kong protests | US guns: WATCH the top world news videos for today Gas masks and hard hats at Hong Kong's protest pop-up store | Representative Schultz pushes for background checks for guns; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
07:00, 08/16/2019

Trump Is Said to Ask: Can We Buy Greenland? At a meeting last spring in the Oval Office, President Trump joked about buying Greenland for its resources, according to a person who was in attendance....
07:00, 08/16/2019

Samsung Display considers suspending output at South Korean LCD plant South Korean panel maker Samsung Display said on Friday it is considering suspending one of its liquid crystal display (LCD) production lines at home due to a supply glut....
07:52, 08/16/2019