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Barr's inquiry into the Trump-Russia inquiry is corruption eating itself | Richard Wolffe

This investigation by the attorney general should scotch any illusion that Trump would be held in check by Washington’s institutionsWhat happens to a government...

Barr's inquiry into the Trump-Russia inquiry is corruption eating itself | Richard Wolffe

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White House Again Rejects Democrats’ Requests for Documents in Corruption Inquiry The letter from the White House counsel, Pat Cipollone, argues that Congress was not a law enforcement body and doesn’t have the standing to investigate the president....
23:39, 05/15/2019

It's painfully clear: today's Congress wouldn't have impeached Richard Nixon | Richard Wolffe The Republican-dominated Congress clearly thinks it’s no longer an impeachable offense to abuse powerThere was a point during the Senate’s alternate grilling and chilling with Attorney General Bill Barr when you could hear the ghost of Richard Nixon ...
18:52, 05/02/2019

| AYO says staff that testify at PIC inquiry won't face repercussions AYO Technology Solutions says it is "utterly dismayed" by the implication that its employee Naahied Gamieldien may face internal company repercussions for testifying at the commission of inquiry into the Public Investment Corporation....
16:39, 04/28/2019

UK opens inquiry into tainted-blood scandal British Prime Minister Theresa May has described the tainted-blood scandal as "a tragedy that never should have happened." At least 2,400 people died from contaminated blood in the 1970s and '80s....
16:26, 05/01/2019

Sylvia Hatchell Is Out at U.N.C. After Inquiry Supports Team’s Complaints The University of North Carolina’s investigation found the 67-year-old women’s basketball coach had made racially insensitive remarks and pressed injured players to compete....
14:53, 04/28/2019

New Zealand begins inquiry into Christchurch's mosques massacre An inquiry into Christchurch's mosques shooting massacre began hearing evidence on Monday, as New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern prepared to co-host a meeting in France that seeks global support to tackle online violence....
07:39, 05/13/2019

New Zealand begins inquiry into Christchurch mosque shooting New Zealand's Royal Commission inquiry will look into the suspected gunman's activities, use of social media and international connections, as well as whether there were inappropriate priority settings in counter-terrorism resources....
09:39, 05/13/2019

2 Canadian track figures banned after sex harassment inquiry OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Two fixtures of Canadian track and field have been banned after a sexual harassment investigation. Athletics Canada, the sport’s domestic ruling body, handed out the lifetime bans Monday to Andy McInnis and Ken Porter. Bo...
21:52, 05/06/2019

Julian Assange Rape Inquiry Reopened in Sweden Swedish prosecutors reopened their investigation into a rape allegation against Julian Assange, complicating the U.S. government’s yearslong effort to bring the WikiLeaks founder to trial over a massive leak of classified documents almost a decade ag...
19:00, 05/13/2019

CIA and FBI helping Barr to investigate origins of Trump-Russia inquiry Trump: ‘I am so proud that he is looking into it. It’s great’Review to examine intelligence and surveillance methodsThe US attorney general is stepping up inquiries into the origins of the Russia investigation, working with intelligence chiefs to see...
02:13, 05/15/2019

Olympic boxing body mulls legal fight against IOC inquiry The International Boxing Association (AIBA) has been weighing legal action and formal complaints against Olympic officials as it awaits the results of an IOC inquiry into its integrity        ...
15:39, 05/05/2019

French mayor and wife on trial for tax fraud after five-year inquiry Patrick and Isabelle Balkany accused of hiding wealth in ‘multiple offshore structures’ A French mayor and his wife have gone on trial accused of aggravated tax fraud after a complex five-year investigation into their estimated €13m (£11.3m) fortune....
21:39, 05/13/2019

Globetrotting film sends scientists on "relay race" of inquiry A documentary called The Most Unknown uses a global game of science “tag” as a cute way to frame humanity’s big questions – but it can all get a bit earnest...
17:00, 04/28/2019

Manchester City Financial Inquiry Moves Closer to a Ruling The club, one of the biggest in the world and the Premier League champions for the last two years, is accused of misleading officials about its income....
17:26, 05/16/2019

B.C. announces public inquiry into dirty money — what’s the rest of Canada doing? B.C. has called a public inquiry to examine the billions of dollars being laundered through the province. Here’s how other provinces are responding to similar reports....
00:39, 05/16/2019

Swedish prosecutor to give decision on Assange rape inquiry Ruling will be given on Monday over whether to reopen case that dates back to 2010Sweden’s state prosecutor will announce on Monday whether she will reopen a preliminary investigation into a rape allegation against Julian Assange.The WikiLeaks founde...
01:39, 05/10/2019

Barr Assigns U.S. Attorney in Connecticut to Review Origins of Russia Inquiry The prosecutor has conducted other sensitive investigations into conduct by national security officials, including accusations of C.I.A. detainee abuse....
06:13, 05/14/2019

Barr enlists intelligence chiefs for inquiry into origins of Russia investigation Attorney General William Barr is getting help from top U.S. intelligence officials in his investigation into the origins of the federal Russia investigation....
04:52, 05/15/2019

Boxing body faces Olympic inquiry team before Tokyo ruling The embattled amateur boxing federation faces an Olympic inquiry on Monday fearing it will be punished for forcing out a longtime IOC member as its president        ...
12:39, 05/18/2019

Attorney General Letter Had Asked For Ex-Judges In Chief Justice Inquiry A day before the Supreme Court set up an in-house panel to inquire into sexual harassment allegations against Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, the government's top lawyer, Attorney General KK......
19:00, 05/10/2019

UK's Lidington: Huawei leak inquiry needed to ensure government integrity The British government's inquiry into the disclosure of secret information relating to Chinese telecoms company Huawei was needed to ensure the integrity of national security discussions, cabinet office minister David Lidington said on Thursday....
15:26, 05/02/2019

Police raid Catholic offices in Dallas as part of sex abuse inquiry Dallas police on Wednesday raided the local headquarters for the Catholic diocese and two other buildings associated with the church, looking for records and evidence related to a child sex abuse case, officials said....
21:13, 05/15/2019

Ford Says Justice Dept. Has Opened Criminal Inquiry Into Emissions Issues The carmaker said it had notified other state and federal agencies about “issues relating to road load estimations” and that it was cooperating with all government inquiries....
22:00, 04/28/2019

Carl Beech trial: First investigation found no lines of inquiry into VIP paedophile ring The first detective to investigate claims of a Westminster VIP paedophile ring found no lines of inquiry and gave the case the official status of "undetected", a court heard....
04:00, 05/18/2019

Tech firms to give secret evidence at child sexual abuse inquiry Facebook, Apple, Microsoft and Google will make submissions as inquiry looks at online abuseFacebook, Apple, Microsoft and Google are to give secret evidence to the independent inquiry into child sexual abuse as it examines the growing problem of onl...
17:26, 05/13/2019

Chelsea Manning Ordered Back to Jail for Refusal to Testify in WikiLeaks Inquiry Ms. Manning, a former Army intelligence analyst who sent secret documents to WikiLeaks in 2010, had refused once again to answer questions before a grand jury....
06:00, 05/17/2019

Barr Again Casts Doubt on Russia Inquiry’s Origins, Aligning With Trump’s Attacks Mr. Barr said his review of the investigation has turned up “inadequate” answers. But some former officials expressed concern he was deliberately undercutting it....
03:26, 05/18/2019

Jim Jordan Claims Vindication, but Inquiry Says Talk of Abuse at Ohio State Was Rampant An investigation into a team doctor’s sexual abuse found no hard evidence that coaches like Mr. Jordan knew, but it said dozens of other coaches acknowledged rumors of the doctor’s predatory behavior....
03:26, 05/18/2019

Senate’s inquiry of Trump and Russia will divulge more on election interference than Mueller’s probe did, chairman says The Intelligence Committee’s work is nonetheless expected to dovetail with the special counsel’s findings in some areas, namely a final verdict on the question of collusion....
19:13, 05/08/2019

Reports that casino money laundering dates to 1990s more proof public inquiry is needed: B.C. Greens Green Party Leader Andrew Weaver pointed to Global News reports showing money laundering in B.C. casinos goes back to the NDP governments of the 1990s....
08:00, 05/02/2019

Russian President Vladimir Putin calls special counsel Mueller's inquiry 'very objective' Secretary of State Mike Pompeo addressed the Kremlin's election interference as well as new friction over Iran, Venezuela and arms control.        ...
06:00, 05/15/2019

Richard Madden: ‘I don’t like the look of me in the mirror’ Bodyguard made him a star – but he hasn’t always been comfortable as the lead. He talks about bullies, his inner ‘fat lad’ and new Elton John biopic RocketmanFor some lucky actors, there are moments when their career suddenly shifts into a higher gea...
18:13, 05/04/2019

How Donald Trump Jr. and Richard Burr hit an impasse Donald Trump Jr. is balking at answering more questions about the June 2016 Trump Tower meeting and the pursuit of a Trump Tower Moscow project, two sources familiar with the matter told CNN, setting the stage for a clash with the Republican-led comm...
19:00, 05/14/2019

Richard Powers: ‘I’ve read more than 120 books about trees’ The Pulitzer-winning author of eco-novel The Overstory on Extinction Rebellion, his many alter egos and the brilliance of Robert MacfarlaneThere was something fitting about hearing the news that Richard Powers’s The Overstory had been awarded the Pul...
23:26, 05/11/2019

Mourners bid farewell to Queens DA Richard Brown Hundreds of mourners and a slew of city dignitaries turned out Tuesday to bid a final farewell to Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown, who died last week at the age of 86. Judges, attorneys, colleagues and friends gathered outside Queens County...
20:26, 05/07/2019

Funeral is held for longtime NYC prosecutor Richard A. Brown NEW YORK (AP) — New York is remembering a prosecutor and judge whose 40-plus years in criminal justice stretched from the gritty “Mean Streets” era of the 1970s to the current opioid crisis. A funeral is being held on Tuesday for Queens D...
22:13, 05/07/2019

Longtime NYC prosecutor, former judge Richard Brown dies NEW YORK (AP) — A longtime New York City prosecutor and judge who presided over the arraignment of the notorious “Son of Sam” killer has died. Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown died Friday at the age of 86. His death was announced...
17:39, 05/04/2019

Queens District Attorney Richard Brown dead at 86 Queens District Attorney Richard Brown has died, his office said Saturday. He was 86. He was at a health facility in Redding, Conn., surrounded by his wife, two daughters, his son and two granddaughters, one of whom is a cadet at West Point. Brown ha...
17:00, 05/04/2019

Rep. Richard Neal subpoenas IRS, Treasury for Trump's tax returns The House Ways and Means Committee on Friday sent a subpoena to the International Revenue Service and Treasury Department for copies of President Donald Trump's tax returns....
05:39, 05/11/2019

Allow Pam Grier to tell you about the time she saved Richard Pryor's horse Perhaps you’ve been wondering if at any point in the 1970s did film and television icon Pam Grier drive down a busy Los Angeles freeway in a luxury sports car with Richard Pryor’s injured horse, Ginger, in tow? Well, wonder no more, friends....
22:13, 05/16/2019

Former US Sen. Richard Lugar, foreign policy expert, dies Former longtime U.S. Sen. Richard Lugar of Indiana, a foreign policy expert who helped spur the dismantling and securing of thousands of nuclear weapons in the former Soviet states, has died....
18:52, 04/28/2019

| Former US Sen. Richard Lugar, foreign policy expert, dies Former longtime U.S. Sen. Richard Lugar of Indiana, a foreign policy expert who helped spur the dismantling and securing of thousands of nuclear weapons in the former Soviet states, has died...
01:00, 04/29/2019

Former AFL-CIO Officials Criticize Richard Trumka as a Failed Leader Over the past week, a leadership dispute atop the AFL-CIO—America’s biggest coalition of labor unions—has spilled out into the open, exposing bitter divisions. Now, former AFL-CIO officials have decided to go public with serious criticisms of the rei...
17:13, 05/10/2019

Our Man by George Packer review – Richard Holbrooke and American power An account of the major dilemmas, and egotism, of the top diplomat doubles as a dissection of America’s global statusOn the day Richard Holbrooke died, in 2010, he went to the White House in a last desperate attempt to meet Barack Obama. Holbrooke wa...
10:26, 05/02/2019

The race to beat antibiotic resistance is on – so where do phages fit in? | Richard James The GM virus treatment that saved Isabelle Holdaway is a start, at least, in the fight against drug resistanceThe first antibiotic was discovered by Paul Ehrlich in 1909 and cured syphilis-infected rabbits. At that time about 10% of the population of...
09:13, 05/10/2019

Investigation: Former Ohio State Dr. Richard Strauss abused 177 students A former Ohio State University doctor sexually abused at least 177 former students over two decades, an independent investigatory report released Friday concludes....
20:52, 05/17/2019

Former Indiana Sen. Richard Lugar, Foreign Policy Expert, Dies at 87 (INDIANAPOLIS) — Former Indiana Sen. Richard Lugar, a Republican foreign policy sage known for leading efforts to help the former Soviet states dismantle and secure much of their nuclear arsenal, but whose reputation for working with Democrats ...
21:39, 04/28/2019

Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City can be judged with England’s very best | Richard Williams The champions have retained their title through a manager persuading players to reach into areas of unexplored potentialIn the aftermath of Manchester City’s victory, Vincent Kompany said something that sounded like a Zen riddle: “We have such an inc...
21:39, 05/13/2019

Our Man: Richard Holbrooke and the End of the American Century by George Packer – review A detailed portrait of the late American diplomat reveals a man whose vices and virtues echoed those of his countryNear the start of his account of ending the Bosnian conflict, Richard Holbrooke, arguably the most famous US diplomat since the cold wa...
15:52, 05/12/2019

How Eating More of What You Love Can Make You Healthier Keeping your gut happy isn’t all about kombucha. What our interior ecosystem needs to thrive is what springtime provides: beautiful produce. These recipe makeovers give a healthy boost to dishes we’re craving now....
23:00, 05/02/2019

Women fight against prejudice on an extraordinary weekend for sport | Richard Williams From Semenya’s 30th win in a row, to powerful displays at Wembley, on bikes and in cars, women cast a blow against outdated attitudesThey may have failed to knock the Premier League title race completely out of the headlines, but whether they were pe...
00:13, 05/07/2019

Here’s What Eating Processed Foods for Two Weeks Does to Your Body Ultra-processed foods—the kinds made irresistible by sugar, fat and salt—are ubiquitous in the U.S., making up as much as 60% of the average American diet. But a small, intensive new study published in the journal Cell Metabolism shows th...
00:00, 05/17/2019

Table for one: how eating alone is radically changing our diets From grazing on snacks to dining solo, a third of Britons now regularly eat every meal on their own. Is this fuelling the loneliness epidemic or providing hidden health benefits?Eating alone has become a defining feature of modern life: the breakfast...
12:39, 05/06/2019

Why You Should Be Eating Cabbage Rolls Year-Round For starters, they’re delicious. And every season brings its own crops of tasty leaves to stuff. Start with these recipes packed with spring produce....
22:26, 05/16/2019

Yesterday review – Richard Curtis' magical mystery tour of a world without the Beatles A hopeless songwriter wakes up to find he’s the only person who can remember the Fab Four’s hits in a wacky, winning comedy directed by Danny BoyleImagine no Beatles, it’s not easy even if you try. No Yesterday, no Blackbird, no Sgt Pepper ... and th...
09:13, 05/05/2019

Richard Branson’s new high-speed train links luxe condos in Florida Virgin Trains USA — South Florida’s new express-train service, a collab between Brightline and Richard Branson’s Virgin Group — is reshaping development in Miami. A slew of new towers are popping up around those high-speed stations, allowing resident...
12:52, 05/02/2019

NYC Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza has made whiteness ‘toxic’, DOE insiders claim At least four top Department of Education executives who have been demoted or stripped of duties under Carranza’s sweeping reorganization claim he has created “an environment which is hostile toward whites."...
01:13, 05/19/2019

Analysis: How Joe Biden is eating into Bernie Sanders' coalition Since officially jumping into the 2020 race less than two weeks ago, former Vice President Joe Biden has reshaped the Democratic primary. His polling numbers have risen from the high 20s to the low 40s since declaring his candidacy two weeks ago. In ...
21:00, 05/08/2019

Eating less fat, more fruit may cut risk of dying of breast cancer For the first time, a large experiment suggests that trimming dietary fat and eating more fruits and vegetables may lower a woman’s risk of dying of breast cancer. The results are notable because they come from a rigorous test involving 49,000 women ...
18:00, 05/16/2019

Ban on banana-eating artwork draws ridicule in Poland Poland’s artists and opposition politicians are posting photos of themselves eating bananas in protest against the removal from a top national gallery of an art work featuring the fruit that the conservative authorities say is obscene...
16:00, 04/29/2019

Literally, No One Is Stopping You From Buying and Eating These 18 Candy Bars Are you snacking on a piece of candy right now? No? You do realize you’re an adult with a credit card and your mom can’t tell you to stop eating candy, right? If you want it, buy it! Right now, you can get a variety box of full-sized Snickers, Twix, ...
22:13, 05/16/2019

Balanced Diet: A Complete Guide To Healthy Eating In order to lead a healthy life, it is essential to follow a balanced diet. Balanced diet is associated with good health, prevention of diseases and recovery from illnesses. A healthy and balanced......
15:52, 05/14/2019

Eating Whole Walnuts May Help Lower BP For Those At Risk Of Heart Diseases A new study has said that eating walnuts may help lower blood pressure, especially in people who are vulnerable to or at risk of cardiovascular diseases or heart diseases....
16:13, 05/02/2019

Mongolian couple die of bubonic plague after eating marmot Six-day quarantine declared in region, preventing tourists from leaving A Mongolian couple have died of the bubonic plague after eating raw marmot kidney, triggering a quarantine that left tourists stranded in a remote region for days.The ethnic Kaza...
18:00, 05/06/2019

Reindeer are eating seaweed to survive climate change As the planet warms due to climate change, the Arctic winters are seeing longer open water spells and less sea ice. It also now rains more often than snow during this period, something that is directly affecting wildlife like the Svalbard reindeer. N...
18:52, 05/06/2019

Where antibiotics fail, 'bacteria-eating' viruses may prevail Researchers have successfully used a mix of 'bacteria-eating' viruses to treat a dangerous, antibiotic-resistant infection in a chronically ill patient....
12:26, 05/09/2019

Corruption as a constant form of destruction We are accustomed to hearing of misdeeds and not a lot about repairs or any kind of substantial progress. Just look any way, anywhere, and the evidence of funny business can always be found. It is a national form of business....
14:49, 04/28/2019

Study Suggests Link Between Emotional Eating, Stress and Obesity As part of the study, the participants reported their income and education level as an indicator of socioeconomic status and their height and weight in order to calculate body mass index (BMI)....
12:26, 05/09/2019

UK Woman On Honeymoon In Sri Lanka Dies After Eating Hotel Food The husband of a British bride who died on her honeymoon in Sri Lanka will be kept in the country at least until a formal hearing on the death is held on Wednesday, police said....
05:13, 05/12/2019

Twitch Star Ninja Is Turning Off His Camera While Eating Throughout Ramadan Streamers, like other humans who for some reason choose to not spend most of their day on camera, have to eat. Most streamers casually snack or have meals while streaming, which adds to the feeling that viewers are watching a regular person go about ...
19:39, 05/11/2019

Adult children are eating into parents' retirement savings: Study Coughing up cash to pay for summer camp and more? Expect to keep footing the bill for your child well after he turns 18. Half of parents with adult kids say they've compromised their retirement savings for them, Bankrate.com found....
14:51, 04/28/2019

A Single Day Of Binge Eating May Reduce Insulin Sensitivity: Study According to a study published, in the Journal Nutrients, it was found that consumption of excessive dietary fat for several days or weeks may reduce whole-body insulin sensitivity and impair......
16:13, 05/02/2019

Reindeer are eating seaweed to survive climate change, scientists say As the planet warms due to climate change, the Arctic winters are seeing longer open water spells and less sea ice. It also now rains more often than snow during this period, something that is directly affecting wildlife like the Svalbard reindeer....
22:52, 05/04/2019

Time Restricted Eating Beneficial For Blood Glucose, Say Experts Time Restricted Eating (TRE) may help manage blood sugar levels. TRE refers to the discipline of restricting your food intake to a gap of a few hours in the day. The rest of the day, one allows the......
14:53, 04/28/2019

Anger over author’s critical post of worker eating on train WASHINGTON (AP) — A Jordanian American writer is facing a backlash after she posted a picture on Twitter of a public transit worker eating on a Washington Metro train and reported details about the employee to her bosses. Natasha Tynes apologized a d...
19:00, 05/12/2019

2 convicted in college basketball corruption trial A sports business manager and an amateur basketball coach have been convicted of bribery conspiracy at a trial that showed top college coaches were paid off to steer NBA-bound athletes to favored handlers        ...
01:52, 05/09/2019

Scott Pruitt Did Even More Corruption Than Previously Thought Former EPA head Scott Pruitt and his staff spent $124,000 on unnecessary first and business class travel during his time in the Trump administration, according to new information unearthed by the EPA’s Office of the Inspector General and reported by ...
03:00, 05/17/2019

Spain arrests 5 in Guatemala corruption investigation MADRID (AP) — Spanish anti-corruption prosecutors have arrested five people who are suspected of being involved in payoffs by a Barcelona company to the former president and vice president of Guatemala. Prosecutors say Wednesday the case concerns the...
16:52, 05/08/2019

"Ready To Debate With PM On Corruption," Says Rahul Gandhi Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress chiefRahul Gandhi will be in Uttar Pradesh today to address poll ralliestwo days before the fifth phase of national elections is held in 51 constituencies......
09:39, 05/04/2019

Corruption in Venezuela has created a cocaine superhighway to the US Cocaine trafficking from Venezuela to the United States is soaring, even as the country collapses. And US and other regional officials say it's Venezuela's own military and political elite who are facilitating the passage of drugs in and out of the c...
14:49, 04/28/2019

Investigation: Ohio State leaders knew ex-team doctor Richard Strauss abused students An investigation finds that Ohio State coaches, trainers and school leaders were aware that former team doctor Richard Strauss was abusing students.        ...
20:00, 05/17/2019

The Evolution of Online Eating Disorder Communities From Tumblr to Twitter Meme Online eating disorder subculture, pockets of the internet where largely young women and girls share inspiration and information on ED behaviors, has always been a black hole of calorie counting and exercising. Little has fundamentally changed since ...
19:13, 05/16/2019

8-year-old boy is youngest person to receive a bionic arm, celebrates by eating a burger How should the world’s youngest recipient of a bionic arm celebrate? Why, with a burger of course! Nathan Rousseau Smith has the incredible story.        ...
14:39, 04/29/2019

Ohio man recovering from flesh-eating bacteria infection after visiting Florida An Ohio man who was visiting family in Florida on spring break when he suddenly felt ill is miraculously on the road to recovery with all limbs intact after doctors diagnosed him with a flesh-eating bacteria infection in his foot....
17:52, 04/30/2019

Eating nuts in the first trimester boosts baby’s intelligence, study suggests Women who eat nuts in early pregnancy have brainier kids, a study suggests. Their children developed better memories, higher levels of attention and more thinking skills. Around three handfuls of nuts a week – 90 grams – in the first three months of ...
23:52, 05/08/2019

Poles Are Posting Photos of Themselves Eating Bananas to Protest Government Censorship (WARSAW, Poland) — Poland’s artists and opposition politicians are posting photos of themselves eating bananas in protest after authorities called an artwork featuring the fruit obscene and removed it from a top national gallery. The 1973...
22:13, 04/29/2019

Protesters stage 'eat-in' after gallery removes video of woman eating banana Polish politicians and artists have taken to social media to protest a decision to remove an artwork depicting a woman eating a banana from a leading national gallery....
09:00, 05/01/2019

Eating leftover rice can make you very sick. Here's how to properly store it A bacteria naturally found in rice and other dry food can multiply quickly, causing vomiting or diarrhea.        ...
15:13, 05/02/2019

Stop eating fish. It’s the only way to save the life in our seas | George Monbiot Unhindered by regulation, driven by greed, the fishing industry is the greatest threat to our oceans. We must take actionIt is the most important news humanity has ever received: the general collapse of life on Earth. The vast international assessmen...
13:13, 05/09/2019

US Navy tests underwater robots that recharge by eating fish faeces The US Navy has built a device for charging underwater robots that gets its energy by digesting fish faeces and other organic matter on the sea floor...
15:26, 05/02/2019

Iran sentences president’s brother to prison for corruption TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s semi-official ISNA news agency says President Hassan Rouhani’s brother has been sentenced to an unspecified prison term for corruption. ISNA said Saturday that Hossein Fereidoun, a close confidante of the presid...
17:39, 05/04/2019

Corruption trial against CFK set for delay after Supreme Court ruling The so-called "Vialidad" (Road Works) cases centres on alleged irregularities in the granting of tenders for five public works projects in Santa Cruz province to businessman Lázaro Báez's Grupo Austral firm....
20:26, 05/15/2019

Dawkins convicted in college basketball corruption trial NEW YORK (AP) — An aspiring sports business manager and an amateur basketball coach were convicted of bribery conspiracy Wednesday at a trial that showed top college coaches were paid off to steer NBA-bound athletes to favored handlers. The verdict c...
04:52, 05/09/2019

Algerian army chief says big corruption cases to be revealed Algeria's army chief of staff said on Tuesday several big corruption cases would come to light in a crackdown on systemic graft, private channel Ennahar TV reported....
17:00, 04/30/2019

Anger over corruption widespread ahead of Panama election Anger over brazen corruption and weariness over the political status quo are widespread in the Panamanian electorate ahead of Sunday’s vote to pick the country’s next president...
19:39, 05/03/2019

El Salvador ex-first lady backs out of corruption plea deal A former El Salvador first lady has pulled out of a deal with prosecutors to plead guilty to corruption charges after they demanded she return $17.3 million in allegedly ill-gotten gains....
02:26, 05/14/2019

Italian PM sacks junior minister under probe for corruption Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has sacked a junior minister from the right-wing League party in his uneasy coalition populist government who is under investigation for corruption....
18:39, 05/08/2019

Erdogan backs re-run of Istanbul vote after 'organized corruption' Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday the decision to re-run Istanbul's mayoral election was an important step toward strengthening democracy, describing the March vote as marred by "organized corruption" and illegality....
13:00, 05/07/2019

South Africa votes with corruption, jobs as big issues South Africans are voting in presidential and parliamentary elections, with signs of a relatively low turnout amid some saying they are disillusioned by widespread corruption and unemployment...
19:13, 05/08/2019

Ohio State's Investigation Of Richard Strauss's Sexual Abuse Finds Plenty Of Victims, But Few People To Blame On Friday, Ohio State University released the findings of an independent law firm’s investigation into the sexual abuse committed by former university physician Richard Strauss. During his time at the school from 1978 until 1998, the investigation fo...
01:00, 05/18/2019

San Francisco 49ers Cornerback Richard Sherman Is Ready to Embrace Trump's Favorite Rookie as Long as He Can Play San Francisco 49ers cornerback Richard Sherman is ready to overlook new teammate and resident asshole Nick Bosa, a Trump loving, anti-Colin Kaepernick’s protest against the killing of unarmed black men, women and children....
00:39, 05/08/2019

With 'Dangerous Ideas Of Perfection', Social Media Fuelling Eating Disorders Among Teens A British Cabinet Minister has warned that social media platforms like Snapchat and Instagram are fuelling eating disorders in teenagers by establishing in children's mind dangerous ideas of......
11:52, 04/29/2019

Eating Disorders Linked To Long-Term Depression Risk For Mothers: Study If you are a pregnant woman, without a saying, you must keep a close watch on what you eat. This is because any kind of eating disorder and body image concerns before or during pregnancy may lead to......
15:52, 05/14/2019

Corruption trial against CFK to begin next week, Supreme Court confirms Justices, seeking to avoid 'future arguements' about case's validity after a strong political backlash to its ruling, declare trial against former president Cristina Fernández de Kirchner will begin on Tuesday....
23:26, 05/16/2019

Austria's far-right Vice-Chancellor resigns over alleged corruption video Austria's Vice Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache, from the far right Freedom Party, resigned on Saturday over allegations of corruption reported by local media....
03:00, 05/19/2019

Austria's far-right Vice Chancellor resigns over alleged corruption video Austria's Vice Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache, from the far right Freedom Party, resigned on Saturday after a video emerged of him offering state contracts to a fake Russian investor....
22:26, 05/18/2019

Brazil's Souza provisionally suspended amid corruption probe "Brazilian Joao Souza has been provisionally suspended for the second time this year amid a corruption investigation, the Tennis Integrity Unit (TIU) said on Friday."...
15:13, 05/01/2019

Austria: Chancellor calls for snap election after corruption scandal Austria's Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has called for new election on Saturday after a the release of a video showing his far-right Vice-Chancellor, Heinz Christian Strache discussing government contracts with an alleged Russian investor....
00:13, 05/19/2019

Baltimore mayor resigns amid ongoing corruption scandal Embattled Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh resigned Thursday amid a widening scandal over a lucrative deal she inked with the University of Maryland Medical System to write a series of kids books — while she sat on the group’s board. “Dear...
00:26, 05/03/2019

Austria Vice-Chancellor Resigns Over Alleged Corruption Video Austrian Vice-Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache, a key figure of the European far-right, resigned Saturday after explosive revelations from a hidden camera sting, just days before key EU elections....
21:13, 05/18/2019

Two men convicted of bribery conspiracy in college basketball corruption trial The verdict capped a trial that forced the NCAA to confront corruption affecting basketball players at some of its elite programs.        ...
06:13, 05/09/2019

"PM Sleeps 3 Hours, So Debate Me On Corruption": Rahul Gandhi To Ravish Congress president Rahul Gandhi today challenged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to debate him on issues such as corruption, notes ban, Goods and Services Tax and farmer crisis as he said the PM works......
11:26, 05/11/2019

Panamanian choose president amid slowing growth, corruption Panamanians will choose between six mostly business-friendly candidates to lead this Central American trade and financial hub for the next five years in a presidential election focusing on corruption and slowing economic growth...
06:52, 05/05/2019

Jury selection set to begin in high profile corruption case HONOLULU (AP) — Jury selection is expected to begin in a closely watched corruption scandal involving the highest levels of Honolulu law enforcement. Because of the intense publicity surrounding the case, 400 prospective jurors are needed for the ini...
20:39, 05/13/2019

Palermo Relegated From Italian Second Division Due To—Shocker!—Corruption And Fraud Just days before Palermo were set to play in the Italian second division promotion playoffs with a spot in Serie A hanging in the balance, the Italian soccer authorities hit the Sicilian club with a relegation penalty that will send them into the thi...
21:13, 05/14/2019

Atlanta clothier pleads guilty in basketball corruption case An Atlanta clothier and former NBA referee has pleaded guilty in a college basketball scandal, admitting teaming up with ex-Auburn basketball assistant coach Chuck Person in a bribery scheme....
02:52, 05/08/2019

I grew up eating turkey dinosaurs and tinned spaghetti. Have my kids paid a genetic price? Some families hand down money to the next generation; others bequeath fat. Guess which mine didMy nana once said: “You can never be too rich or too thin.” I don’t think she’ll mind me saying that she’s never been too much of either. Nevertheless, her...
10:39, 05/06/2019

Brazil’s Judiciary, Once Symbol of Anti-Corruption Drive, Now Faces Scrutiny Decisions by top justices have begun to turn the population against them after years in which the judiciary had grown in the population’s esteem as the face of an anti-corruption drive....
15:39, 04/28/2019

Guatemala’s Anti-Corruption Fight Inspired Latin America. It May be Shut Down. A panel of United Nations-backed investigators charged around 700 people. Other countries wanted their own anti-graft groups, but a coming election may spell its end....
19:52, 05/18/2019

Austria's Sebastian Kurz calls for snap elections after corruption scandal Austrian Chancellor Kurz has requested new elections after a corruption scandal brought down his vice chancellor. Footage showed the far-right deputy allegedly offering contracts to a supposed Russian investor....
22:00, 05/18/2019

Odebrecht corruption probe: Ex-Peru president Humala and wife indicted Ollanta Humala and Nadine Heredia are accused of having received US$3 million in illegal financing from Odebrecht in the electoral campaign that brought Humala to power....
11:00, 05/09/2019

Algeria’s finance minister appears in court in corruption probe: Ennahar TV Algeria's Finance Minister Mohamed Loukal appeared on Monday in an Algiers court as part of an investigation into suspected misuse of public funds, private channel Ennahar TV reported....
12:52, 04/29/2019

Austria far right leader quits after video corruption sting; snap election possible Austria appeared headed for a snap election on Saturday after its far right party leader quit as the government's number two, over video showing him discussing state contracts in return for favors from a woman posing as a Russian oligarch's niece....
20:13, 05/18/2019

Anger at corruption dents faith in South African president, ANC before poll Struggling farmer Meshack Ncongwane was a life-long supporter of South Africa's governing African National Congress, but says the party won't get his vote in parliamentary and provincial elections next week....
14:00, 05/01/2019

Cop cleared in NYPD corruption scandal sues city over early retirement A former NYPD commander who was cleared of charges in the department’s infamous bribery case has filed a lawsuit alleging that he was wrongly forced to retire early over the scandal. James Grant filed his suit in Manhattan federal court Monday,...
07:52, 05/14/2019

Author accused of shaming black Metro employee for eating on train; book deal halted Author Natasha Tynes has been accused of shaming a black woman who works on the Washington. D.C., Metro for eating on a train.        ...
00:39, 05/12/2019

ANC corruption is a major cause of South Africa’s failure – and the polls will show it | William Gumede The post-apartheid consensus has collapsed. The ANC must renew itself, or become a spent forceWhen South Africans go to the polls today, it could be the last time the governing ANC wins an overall majority, unless the party renews itself and starts d...
10:26, 05/08/2019

UN anti-corruption body in Guatemala rebuts government’s reasons for expulsion order In a letter addressed to UN Secretary-General António Guterres, Iván Velásquez, the senior UN official in charge of the International Commission Against Impunity (CICIG) in Guatemela, has responded to the accusations made by the Government to justify...
14:50, 04/28/2019

Iran President Hassan Rouhani's Brother Gets Jail Term In Corruption Case An Iranian court has sentenced President Hassan Rouhani's brother to an unspecified jail term, state news agency IRNA reported on Saturday, in a corruption case the president's supporters allege is......
23:52, 05/04/2019

Austria's populist vice chancellor resigns after alleged corruption video surfaces Austrian vice chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache resigned Saturday after being caught in a secret video footage offering government contracts to a potential Russian benefactor....
19:26, 05/18/2019

UPDATE 2-Brazilian prosecutors target bank execs in new phase of 'Car Wash' corruption probe The Brazilian federal police on Wednesday moved to arrest three executives of Brazil's Banco Paulista SA in connection with a money laundering investigation involving Brazilian construction conglomerate Odebrecht, federal prosecutors said in statemen...
16:13, 05/08/2019

Austrian Vice Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache resigns after video exposes corruption An Austrian politician resigned after he was caught on video apparently offering government contracts in exchange for political help from a woman saying she represented a Russian oligarch. Heinz-Christian Strache insisted the scandal was a “pol...
17:39, 05/18/2019

Austrian Vice Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache resigns following alleged corruption scandal Heinz-Christian Strache has stepped down as Austrian vice chancellor following an alleged corruption scandal. Strache was caught on video apparently offering business deals in exchange for friendly media coverage....
17:00, 05/18/2019

Germany 'hypocritical' on NATO: US envoy to Germany Richard Grenell US President Donald Trump's top diplomat in Berlin said German politicians were not committed enough to the alliance's defense spending target. He also said the country should have learned a better lesson from WWII....
10:26, 05/09/2019

After eating raw rodent’s kidney for 'good health,' couple die of bubonic plague, spark quarantine A Mongolian couple died from the bubonic plague after eating raw marmot meat, sparking a quarantine that trapped tourists for days, officials said.        ...
04:26, 05/08/2019

After eating raw rodent’s kidney for 'good health,' couple dies of bubonic plague, sparks quarantine A Mongolian couple died from the bubonic plague after eating raw marmot meat, sparking a quarantine that trapped tourists for days, officials said.        ...
23:13, 05/07/2019

Richard Sherman speaks out on Nick Bosa: 'If he can’t play, he won’t be here' Richard Sherman says Nick Bosa's sack total is the only thing that matters. Bosa deleted several controversial posts on social media prior to draft.        ...
00:52, 05/08/2019

Ackermann beats Gaviria in torrential rain on day that Dumoulin abandons "Germany\u0027s Pascal Ackermann timed his finish to perfection to edge Colombia\u0027s Fernando Gaviria on the line and win a sodden stage 5 of the Giro d’Italia."...
13:39, 05/16/2019

Former Texas men's tennis coach pleads guilty in college admissions scandal Federal authorities said Monday that Michael Center will plead guilty to conspiracy to commit mail fraud and honest services mail fraud.        ...
13:39, 05/16/2019

Add a Bunch of Extra Ports to Your Devices with These Discounted Hubs and Docks Someday everything we own will connect via a wireless connection or USB-C cable. Until then, we can all be glad to have this Sabrent USB hubs and docking station Gold Box....
14:26, 05/16/2019

Huawei's $105 billion business at stake after U.S. broadside The latest U.S. broadside against Huawei that puts the Chinese firm on an exports blacklist threatens to rattle the global tech supply chain, linked closely to the $105 billion business of the world's top supplier of telecoms network equipment....
14:39, 05/16/2019

In limbo: the dirty Russian oil no one wants to pay for The bills are due for millions of barrels of contaminated Russian oil that have been stuck for weeks in pipelines from Belarus to Germany - but no one wants to pay....
14:39, 05/16/2019

Dutch spy agency investigating alleged Huawei 'backdoor': Volkskrant Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei has a hidden "backdoor" on the network of a major Dutch telecoms firm, making it possible to access customer data, newspaper De Volkskrant said on Thursday, citing unidentified intelligence sources....
14:39, 05/16/2019

Nestle revamp advances with $10 billion sale of skin health unit to buyout funds Nestle has entered exclusive talks to sell its skin health business to a consortium led by EQT Partners for 10.2 billion Swiss francs ($10.12 billion), as the food group shifts its portfolio in response to changing consumer demands....
14:39, 05/16/2019

China formally arrests two Canadians on national security grounds Chinese authorities have formally arrested two Canadians who have been held in detention for five months on suspicion of espionage, in a move likely to increase tension between Ottawa and Beijing....
14:52, 05/16/2019

Oracle is losing the Warriors, but Oakland will always have Dame As a kid, Damian Lillard would roam the arena hallways after Warriors home games. Now he has a chance to close out his Oracle Arena in storybook fashion....
14:52, 05/16/2019

Why Your 'Check Engine' Light Is On You’re driving home from work one day when the check engine light pops on. It comes on without warning and offers no explanation. What do you do?...
15:13, 05/16/2019

Chelsea legends to battle for £170m prize at Wembley Frank Lampard will do battle with John Terry for a place in the Premier League on May 27 after he led Derby to the Championship play-off final against Aston Villa....
15:13, 05/16/2019

The Latest: Trump and de Blasio already trading insults NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio joining the Democratic presidential race (all times local): 9 a.m. Within an hour of New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio joining the Democratic presidential race, he and President Donald...
15:13, 05/16/2019

Judge: Use of GPS data in robbery case unconstitutional CHICAGO (AP) — A federal judge has ruled that suburban Chicago police violated constitutional protections against unreasonable searches by accessing weeks of GPS data indicating a suspect’s car had been outside a jewelry store when it was robbe...
15:13, 05/16/2019

Warren proposes new ethics rules at the Pentagon WASHINGTON (AP) — Elizabeth Warren is releasing a new proposal to overhaul ethics rules at the Pentagon that would impose a four-year timeout before top Department of Defense officials could join the contracting industry. Warren’s new plan come...
15:13, 05/16/2019

Man City, Watford seek landmark win in FA Cup final One team is looking to complete an unprecedented domestic treble, bolstering its status as possibly the greatest ever in English soccer. The other is trying to capture a major trophy for the first time. For either Manchester City or Watford, this FA ...
15:13, 05/16/2019

Muslim prison guard accuses Georgia agency of discrimination ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia prison guard who recently converted to Islam says the state Department of Corrections won’t allow her to wear a hijab at work. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports 25-year-old Rogers State Prison corrections officer...
15:13, 05/16/2019

Thai English-language daily The Nation to end print edition BANGKOK (AP) — The Nation, one of Thailand’s two English-language dailies, has announced it will stop publishing its print edition by the end of June but will continue with an online version. The CEO of the Nation Multimedia Group, Somchai Mees...
15:13, 05/16/2019

DJ Khaled releasing collaboration with Nipsey Hussle LOS ANGELES (AP) — DJ Khaled is releasing a single with Nipsey Hussle that was filmed days before Hussle was shot to death in Los Angeles. Khaled announced on Twitter on Wednesday that all proceeds from “Higher” will be donated to Hussle&...
15:13, 05/16/2019

NYC Mayor De Blasio Is Seeking Democratic Nod For President NEW YORK CITY (AP) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says he is running for president. The Democrat announced his bid with a video released by his campaign early Thursday morning. In announcing his candidacy, de Blasio is seeking to claim a role o...
15:13, 05/16/2019

This free app makes Netflix better in 5 key ways The battle for streaming subscribers is really starting to heat up in 2019. There used to be a massive gap between Netflix and every other service out there, but that gap is slowly beginning to narrow. Now that Disney has acquired, well, pretty much ...
15:13, 05/16/2019

Lego’s ‘Stranger Things: The Upside Down’ set is the best thing you’ll see all day If you’re a fan of Netflix’s Stranger Things series, then the Stranger Things set that Lego just launched will easily be the best thing you see all day. It’s not just the concept of the set, but also the way it’s advertised an...
15:13, 05/16/2019

OnePlus 7 Pre-Booking Offer Validity Extended Till May 31 on Amazon OnePlus and Amazon have extended the deadline to buy the OnePlus 7 Pro smartphone for its pre-booking customers following user complaints over inability to buy Nebula Blue version of the phone because......
15:13, 05/16/2019

Wimbledon Prowler admits raiding Boris Becker's home during 11-year burglary campaign A prolific thief known as the Wimbledon Prowler who broke into a string of luxury houses in an 11-year burglary campaign has admitted a raid on the home of tennis legend Boris Becker....
15:13, 05/16/2019

How One Father Learned to Live Again After the Death of His 2-Year-Old Daughter In 2015, 2-year-old Greta Greene was sitting on a bench with her grandmother when a brick fell from an eighth-floor windowsill and struck her head. She died the next day. Her father, journalist Jayson Greene, recounts the incident and its aftermath i...
15:26, 05/16/2019

Cannes filmmaker urges Macron to watch tale of French police violence Filmmaker Ladj Ly urged French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday to watch his thriller about a chaotic police patrol, in the running for the top award at Cannes, as an insight into France's "yellow vest" street protests....
15:39, 05/16/2019

Issuing 5G Trial Spectrum to Telcos a Part of DoT's 100-Day Agenda The 100-day action plan prepared by the Department of Telecom (DoT) has put 5G technology trials and its experimentation with spectrum on top of the agenda of the new government....
15:39, 05/16/2019

Six ways the new Mac Pro could go terribly, terribly wrong Apple has promised a new modular Mac Pro. With WWDC around the corner, there's a good chance we'll get a look at what Apple has in mind. But with Apple's recent track record, we have worries....
15:52, 05/16/2019

Roborock S6 robot vacuum review: Faster, quieter, and more efficient than its predecessor The most reliable and best performing robot vacuum I have ever tested was the Roborock S5. That title now passes to its successor, the Roborock S6, that improves in a couple of key areas along with continued smartphone app updates....
15:52, 05/16/2019

‘John Wick 3’ review: Keanu Reeves’ latest is bloody, brainless fun Keanu Reeves is gonna Wick your ass — over and over again. The John Wick action series doesn’t get bogged down in such silly trivialities as character development, plot, dialogue, morals or any of the usual rubrics most films follow. Instead, these f...
15:52, 05/16/2019

Corporations profit off racism. It's time for us to stand up to them | Rashad Robinson We must prevent corporations from writing the exploitation of black and brown labor into the law in permanent inkI am often asked to name the civil rights issue of our time. As the head of one of the country’s largest racial justice organizations, I ...
15:52, 05/16/2019

Italian Open: Konta beats Stephens but faces Venus Williams in second match of day Konta beats Stephens 6-7, 6-4, 6-1Osaka beats Cibulkova 6-3, 6-3Johanna Konta came back from a set down to beat Sloane Stephens for arguably the best win of her career in the second round at the Italian Open. However, she must return to the court lat...
15:52, 05/16/2019

Metropolitan Museum of Art says it will no longer accept gifts from Sackler family The moves comes after other leading cultural institutions, including the Guggenheim in New York and the Tate in London, said they would cut ties with the family....
15:52, 05/16/2019

Most Car Buyers Are Ready for Autonomy: Report Consumers are ready to jump behind the wheel of an autonomous vehicle, Europe is hunkering down on EV research, and, yes—there’s tariff news. All this and more in The Morning Shift for Thursday, May 16, 2019....
16:00, 05/16/2019

The 2020 Audi A4 Redesign Removes Its One Unique Characteristic There’s an all-new BMW 3 Series out, which means it’s no real surprise that Audi went back and redrew some parts of the new 2020 Audi A4. The last time the car was redesigned it got notched headlights, which was a big departure for the car at the tim...
16:00, 05/16/2019

You may have unclaimed money just waiting for you to find it. Here are 4 places to look Billions of unclaimed dollars are being held across the USA, waiting for the rightful owners to collect their cash.        ...
16:00, 05/16/2019

7 Best Garnishes That Will Make Your Dishes Healthier And Flavourful  You must have seen various kinds of garnishes done in restaurants and cafes but not all of them are healthy and flavourful. Various chefs keep taste, calories and health in mind while preparing......
16:13, 05/16/2019

Tennis: Kyrgios thrown out of Italian Open after on-court outburst Nick Kyrgios was defaulted from his second round Italian Open clash against Norway's Casper Ruud on Thursday after the hot-headed Australian hurled a chair on to the court....
16:26, 05/16/2019

Huawei poses security threat to UK, says former MI6 chief Report calling for 5G ban in UK comes as Netherlands said to be investigating Huawei espionageHuawei should be completely banned from supplying 5G mobile networks in the UK because its operations are “subject to influence by the Chinese state”, accor...
16:26, 05/16/2019

Are You Dying? Ask Two Doctors Your Health Questions at 1 PM EST It’s that time again: Our favorite doctors are back to talk you through whatever health problem ails you, no matter how small or bizarre you think it is. After all, that weird pain in your arm could be a sign you’re hurtling toward a swift demise, ri...
16:39, 05/16/2019

John Carpenter looms over a day of madness and violence at Cannes Of the three film festivals that happen at the same time as Cannes in Cannes, Quinzaine (or Directors’ Fortnight) is the one that comes closest to rivaling the main one in prestige, importance, and quality of selections. Two days in, it’s too early t...
16:52, 05/16/2019

Only one can survive in our battle royale of the biggest battle royale games around Few genres have become institutions in modern gaming faster than the battle royale game, the sort of rapid zeitgeist shift that forces developers to change long-brewing plans in a way normally dictated only by Twitter accounts that ask if you can pet...
16:52, 05/16/2019

Nick Kyrgios says 'cringeworthy' Novak Djokovic has a 'sick obsession with wanting to be liked' Nick Kyrgios claims Novak Djokovic has a "sick obsession with wanting to be liked" as he also took aim at Rafael Nadal during an extraordinary podcast appearance....
16:52, 05/16/2019

Nissan spurns lidar tech, siding with Musk Nissan unveiled updated self-driving technology a month after Tesla CEO Elon Musk called lidar "a fool's errand," berating the technology for being expensive and unnecessary....
16:52, 05/16/2019

Latin, Hebrew … proto-Romance? New theory on Voynich manuscript Researcher claims to have solved mystery of 15th-century text but others are scepticalSome say it is a medieval medical manual written in abbreviated Latin and aimed at well-to-do women. Not true, say others: it was written in Hebrew by an Italian ph...
17:00, 05/16/2019

Opioids crisis has spread beyond United States: OECD Opioid use has reached crisis proportions not only in the United States but also in Canada and some European countries, as prescription opioid painkillers have become much more common, the OECD club of wealthy nations said on Thursday....
17:00, 05/16/2019

Powerbeats Pro review: The best-sounding Beats headphones yet Despite being a hugely popular headphone brand, Beats has had one glaring hole in its wireless headphone lineup: true wireless earbuds. Thanks to a hint in iOS code, the Powerbeats Pro weren't exactly a well-kept secret, and as expected, they ca...
17:13, 05/16/2019

Israel gets three bidders for huge desalination plant Israel has received bids from three groups interested in building and operating a desalination plant that will supply more than a fifth of the country's household water and help battle shortages that could arise from climate change....
17:13, 05/16/2019

A helicopter has crashed into the Hudson River in New York City ABC7 A helicopter crashed into the Hudson River in New York City on Wednesday, the fire department said. Only the pilot was on board, and was safely removed without injury. The crash occurred near a pier where Blade and other companies operate. ...
17:13, 05/16/2019

Garbage collectors in Turkey opened a library full of discarded books headed for a landfill DEM ALTAN/AFP/Getty Images Garbage collectors in Turkey have opened a library from all the discarded books that were Since word of the library has spread, people have started donating their unwanted books to the cause. The library was initially in...
17:13, 05/16/2019

Manchester City Financial Inquiry Moves Closer to a Ruling The club, one of the biggest in the world and the Premier League champions for the last two years, is accused of misleading officials about its income....
17:26, 05/16/2019

David Letterman chats with Kanye West, Ellen Degeneres in new trailer for his Netflix talk show David Letterman’s been teasing his upcoming chat with Kanye West for a while now, but today we learned who else the one-time king of late night will dissect during his new season of Netflix’s My Next Guest Needs No Introduction. Ellen Degeneres and T...
17:26, 05/16/2019

Corning says it expects no impact from U.S. ban sales to Huawei Corning Inc on Thursday said it does not believe that a U.S. order potentially restricting sales of components to Chinese telecoms gear maker Huawei Technologies Co Ltd will have any material impact on its overall financial performance....
17:26, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 2-Air Canada in talks to buy tour operator Transat; shares rise Air Canada said on Thursday it is in talks to buy Canadian tour operator Transat A.T. Inc to expand its leisure service, in an all-cash deal valued at C$520 million ($387.51 million) that boosted shares of both companies in morning trading....
17:26, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 4-Walmart says higher China tariffs will increase prices for U.S. shoppers Walmart Inc said on Thursday that prices for shoppers will go up due to higher tariffs on goods from China as the world's largest retailer reported its best comparable sales growth for the first quarter in nine years....
17:26, 05/16/2019

‘Hated’ Constance Wu is an even bigger diva than Jennifer Lopez: report Constance Wu has garnered a reputation of being so difficult, she’s being dubbed “the most hated person” on her ABC show and is upstaging Jennifer Lopez and Cardi B in the diva department on their new movie “Hustlers.”...
17:26, 05/16/2019

'Game of Thrones' fans are petitioning HBO to remake the last season 'with competent writers' A substantial number of “Game of Thrones” fans are so upset with the direction of the final season that they’re petitioning HBO to remake it completely. ...
17:26, 05/16/2019

CNN contributor: Trump thinks he's 'above the law' because he believes in 'genetic superiority' CNN’s Don Lemon said President Trump wants to copy strongmen dictators around the world while a network contributor made a bizarre claim the president is a believer in “genetic superiority.”...
17:26, 05/16/2019

Chris Rock (yes, Chris Rock!) will slash into horror with Jigsaw Killer in ‘Saw’ reboot Chris Rock is diving into the torture-filled "Saw" franchise with his own Halloween-ready movie idea expanding the Jigsaw Killer's insane universe.        ...
18:00, 05/16/2019

Transgender woman gets new vagina made from fish skin A trans woman had a vagina constructed using the skin of a tilapia fish after her genitals began to shrink and close up following botched surgery. According to surgeons, Maju, 35, has been the chance of a “proper sex life” and a boost of ...
18:00, 05/16/2019

An Arizona Prisoner Was Sent a Book Critical of the Criminal Justice System. Now, the State Has Banned It In one of the most memorable passages of his seminal autobiography, civil rights leader Malcolm X made explicit the impact his in-prison education had on him. Arrested on charges of larceny and sentenced to 10 years in prison, Malcolm read voraciousl...
18:13, 05/16/2019

Pope gives migrant kids a ride in his popemobile in Vatican City Pope Francis gave a joyride in his popemobile to eight migrant children who recently arrived in Italy from Libya, as he clashes with Italy’s hard-line government on immigration....
18:13, 05/16/2019

Barr says he won’t stop Mueller from testifying before House panel Attorney General William Barr denied that he is preventing special counsel Robert Mueller from testifying before the House Judiciary Committee, according to a report. “It’s Bob’s call whether he wants to testify,” Barr told The Wall Street Journal on...
18:13, 05/16/2019

Eagles star C Jason Kelce hurting 'more and more,' to play at least one more season Jason Kelce remains the top center in the NFL, but the Philadelphia Eagles star's body is increasingly hurting. The eight-year veteran says he has "at least" one more season left in his career....
18:26, 05/16/2019

"Not Enough": Priyanka Gandhi After BJP Disowns Pragya Thakur Shocker The BJP distancing itself from party leader Pragya Singh Thakur's statement that Mahatma Gandhi's killer Nathuram Godse is a "patriot" is not enough, Congress general Priyanka Gandhi Vadra said today,......
18:26, 05/16/2019

On Kamal Haasan's Nathuram Godse Remark, Court Reserves Bail Plea Order Kamal Hassan had filed an anticipatory bail plea with the Madras High Court after controversy over his remark that the first extremist in Independent India was a Hindu...
18:26, 05/16/2019

New 2019 Bentley Flying Spur: official teaser images released News 16 May, 2019 Official teasers of the upcoming Bentley Flying Spur have been revealed, previewing the new luxury limousine inside and out...
18:26, 05/16/2019

Stepdad: Zion's excited to play for Pelicans Zion Williamson's stepfather says the Duke star is excited about New Orleans, shooting down speculation that the 18-year-old could spurn the draft and return to school....
18:39, 05/16/2019

Why the SEC is the biggest story this college baseball season Teams from the West are back in contention, but the SEC could threaten record levels for NCAA bids. Here's what you need to know as the postseason approaches....
18:39, 05/16/2019

Thor, Matt Damon and the return of star power to the Indianapolis 500 Once a Hollywood tradition, stars quit showing up to Indy in the 1990s, but the actors' roles as honorary starters prove that it's suddenly fashionable to be seen at Indianapolis Motor Speedway again....
18:39, 05/16/2019

10 indicted in multinational cyber plot to steal $100 million Europol announced Thursday a multinational law enforcement operation that dismantled an effort by cybercriminals to steal $100 million from more than 41,000 victims....
18:52, 05/16/2019

North Korea women in China trapped in sex trade Human traffickers are increasingly targeting young North Korean women, including girls as young as 9, in China's lucrative sex trade, according to human rights researchers with Korea Future Initiative in London....
18:52, 05/16/2019

Australia's major parties neck and neck in tight election battle PM Morrison hopes voters ignore Coalition infighting, while Labor’s Shorten has become tabloid targetAustralia’s two major parties are neck-and-neck as voters prepare to go to the polls on Saturday, after a bruising election campaign that has turned ...
18:52, 05/16/2019

Kyrgios throws chair, walks off court, gets defaulted "Nick Kyrgios showed his explosive side yet again at the Rome Masters as he hurled a chair after an unsportsmanlike warning, stormed off and got defaulted."...
18:52, 05/16/2019

Filipino ambassador and consuls in Canada recalled until garbage is shipped back Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. tweeted Thursday that the Philippines "shall maintain a diminished diplomatic presence in Canada until its garbage is ship bound there."...
18:52, 05/16/2019

Karl Rove: Joe Biden faces same 'peril' as Hillary Clinton, despite being Democratic front-runner for 2020 In a new op-ed, Fox News contributor Karl Rove warned that former Vice President Joe Biden's 2020 campaign faces the same "perils" that Hillary Clinton experienced....
19:00, 05/16/2019

Rep. Zeldin calls for House to take up anti-BDS legislation, 'forcefully condemn' anti-Semitism Rep. Lee Zeldin and several of his House Republican colleagues are hoping to force a vote on a bill meant to oppose the anti-Israel Boycott, Divest and Sanctions (BDS) movement....
19:00, 05/16/2019

Ex-President Jimmy Carter home from hospital after breaking hip Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter was released from a hospital on Thursday and will recuperate at home after falling and breaking his hip earlier this week while preparing to leave on a turkey-hunting trip, the Carter Center said....
19:13, 05/16/2019

Rep. Gallagher: Threat from Iran to US troops, allies is 'credible' and 'multi-faceted' Wisconsin Rep. Mike Gallagher said the threat from Iran to U.S. forces and our allies is "credible” and “multi-faceted" and the Trump administration is responding to Tehran's "provocations."...
19:26, 05/16/2019

Iraqi airline set to resume flights to Syrian capital Syria's Transport Ministry says Iraqi Airways is set to resume flights to the Syrian capital Damascus for the first time since the war there erupted in 2001....
19:26, 05/16/2019

Sprint will launch 5G on May 31 in 4 cities with LG V50 and HTC 5G Hub Fourth-place U.S. carrier Sprint will launch its 5G network on May 31 with two devices, it said today, in Atlanta, Dallas, Houston, and Kansas City.Read More...
19:26, 05/16/2019

Verizon releases Galaxy S10 5G with 20 cities of hype for only 2 cities Fewer than 1% of U.S. residents will be able to use the Galaxy S10 5G's signature feature as it launches on Verizon's network. But the marketing continues.Read More...
19:26, 05/16/2019

Short-term markets are putting Uber in trouble Uber's rise until now has been fueled by investors' willingness to subsidize a big market buildout. But post-IPO, the company is being hit by new realities.Read More...
19:26, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 2-Five more U.S. states sue OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma over opioid epidemic Five U.S. states on Thursday filed lawsuits accusing Purdue Pharma LP of illegally marketing and selling opioids, escalating the wave of litigation over a nationwide abuse epidemic....
19:26, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 1-Huawei to challenge U.S. export sanction which it says will harm America Huawei Technologies said on Thursday it will challenge a decision by the U.S. Commerce Department to add the Chinese company to a export blacklist, warning the decision "will do significant economic harm to the American companies with which Huawei do...
19:26, 05/16/2019

U.S. to begin testing sick, dead pigs for fatal hog virus ravaging China The U.S. Department of Agriculture within weeks will begin testing sick and dead pigs for a hog virus that has killed herds across Asia in an effort to minimize devastation if the disease enters the United States, the agency said on Thursday....
19:26, 05/16/2019

Huawei to seek remedies after being blacklisted by United States Huawei said on Thursday that it would seek ways to resolve the issue after the U.S. Commerce department blacklisted the Chinese telecoms equipment maker the previous day....
19:26, 05/16/2019

W. Africa Crude-Angolan crude exports to edge up in July, diffs to stay high Angola's preliminary loading programme for July emerged on Thursday, indicating a rise of one cargo compared to June, for which a few cargoes still remain. High price offers are expected, given global tightness in physical markets and a broad gap in ...
19:26, 05/16/2019

Paradise lost: 400 million pieces of trash discovered on beaches of remote tropical islands We know trash is everywhere on Earth, all the way from the top of Mount Everest to the very bottom of the ocean. Now, giant mounds of it are even washing up on the shores of otherwise pristine tropical islands in the Indian Ocean.   &#...
19:39, 05/16/2019

US-China trade war worries caused analysts to bail on these stocks CNBC did a deep dive through sell-side stock research since the trade war escalated to find companies that analysts are singling out in their respective coverage universes....
19:39, 05/16/2019

Trump tries to shut Huawei out of US market with executive order Enlarge / Customers purchase mobile phones at the Huawei Experience Center on May 16, 2019 in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province of China. (credit: Getty Images | VCG/Long Wei) The Trump administration yesterday took two actions that could effectively pre...
19:52, 05/16/2019

Maryland comptroller calls for economic retaliation against Alabama after abortion ban Maryland's top financial officer on Thursday called for a number of retaliatory economic measures against Alabama in response to the state's passage of the nation's most restrictive abortion legislation, signed Wednesday by Republican ...
19:52, 05/16/2019

Walmart revenue, profit jump as online grocery sales provide boost Walmart's revenue and profit jumped as the company reported increased online sales and a strong performance in food, beverage and general merchandise.        ...
19:52, 05/16/2019

Tariffs from US-China trade war force small businesses to strategize to preserve profits The 25% tariffs President Trump has imposed on many Chinese-made products have small business owners trying to limit damage from import duties.        ...
19:52, 05/16/2019

FDA: Tattoo inks recalled because they're contaminated with bacteria The Food and Drug Administration is recalling several tattoo inks because they are contaminated with microorganisms. Their use can cause infections.        ...
19:52, 05/16/2019

Disappointed Game of Thrones Fans Are Petitioning HBO to Make Season 8 All Over Again Warning: This post contains spoilers for Game of Thrones season 8. Ahead of Game of Thrones‘ series finale, fans have begun petitioning HBO to create an alternate version of the show’s eighth and final season. The petition, which was star...
20:00, 05/16/2019

GenDyn tapped for 120mm tank ammunition for Iraq General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems has been awarded a $92.4 million contract to produce 120mm ammunition cartridges for Iraq's M1A1 Abrams tanks....
20:13, 05/16/2019

Ahead of execution, Tennessee killer Donnie Johnson says he was a 'monster' The state of Tennessee will execute death row inmate and convicted killer Donnie Johnson Thursday night, a day after he called himself a "monster" and asked for forgiveness....
20:13, 05/16/2019

Former federal prosecutor on Alabama law: Abortion will 'clearly' be issue in 2020 In response to the controversy surrounding Alabama's recent law outlawing abortion, Former Whitewater Independent Counsel Robert Ray said that the issue will be a divisive issue ahead of the 2020 presidential election....
20:26, 05/16/2019

Marvel’s boss just settled a big debate from ‘Avengers: Endgame’ With $2.5 billion under its belt as we approach the film’s fourth weekend at the box office, Avengers: Endgame isn’t just the biggest MCU movie to date, it’s about to become the highest-grossing movie of all time. It’s also pr...
20:26, 05/16/2019

The entire plot from the season finale of ‘Game of Thrones’ just leaked, and it’s even worse than we thought We’ve now discussed a series of monster Game of Thrones leaks not once but twice, as it gave us plenty of details from the second half of season 8. We found out who got to survive the bloodshed, who died, and who will ultimately take the Iron T...
20:26, 05/16/2019

U.S. sanctions Chechen group, Russians for alleged human rights abuses The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on a Chechen group and five individuals, including at least three Russians, for alleged human rights abuses under the Global Magnitsky Act....
20:26, 05/16/2019

Nine Islamic State militants killed in southwest Pakistan raid Pakistani security forces killed nine Islamic State militants during an hours-long raid near Quetta in the restive southwest of the country that has been hit by repeated jihadist attacks this month, officials said on Thursday....
20:26, 05/16/2019

Austrian Muslims to challenge school headscarf ban in court The organization representing Austria's Muslims said on Thursday it would ask the Constitutional Court to reverse a ban on headscarves in primary schools a day after it was passed in parliament....
20:26, 05/16/2019

Tiger Woods has up-and-down day at PGA Championship, shooting 2-over 72 Tiger Woods, a four-time PGA Championship winner, was up-and-down all day Thursday at Bethpage Black, shooting a 2-over 72.        ...
20:39, 05/16/2019

Belgian former king ordered to take DNA test over alleged love child A Belgian artist who grew up in one of the country's richest families claims to be King Albert II's illegitimate daughter. He faces a steep fine if he fails to provide results from a DNA test to resolve the case....
20:39, 05/16/2019

From advertising to A.I., Walmart is doing a lot more than just being a retailer You might only know Walmart as a place to stop to pick up milk or paper towels, maybe a few other things, on your way home from work. But the biggest retailer in the world is doing a lot more than just selling groceries....
20:39, 05/16/2019

Treasury Official Hired to Fix Fannie and Freddie Is Leaving Craig Phillips, a former Wall Street executive who joined the Treasury Department to try to reshape the country’s mortgage market, will depart next month....
20:52, 05/16/2019

Key European human rights body marks 70th birthday Over 30 European foreign ministers gathered in the Finnish capital to mark the 70th anniversary of the continent’s leading human rights body, the Council of Europe....
20:52, 05/16/2019

Pelosi Raises Impeachment as a Way to Break Trump’s Information Stonewall Speaker Nancy Pelosi, facing President Trump’s blanket denial of documents and witnesses, said Thursday that an impeachment inquiry would aid House investigations....
21:00, 05/16/2019

Spice up your life: Stay overnight in the iconic Spice Girls bus, now listed on Airbnb Spice Girls fans now have the opportunity to stay over in the original Spice Bus from the 1997 movie "Spice World" for a limited time in June.        ...
21:00, 05/16/2019

Buy a round-trip ticket, get a free round-trip ticket free on Frontier Airlines (with a catch) The discount airline's latest promotion will let travelers get one free-round trip ticket when they buy a "Discount Den Fare."        ...
21:00, 05/16/2019

U.S. commerce secretary says Huawei order effective Friday: interview U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said on Thursday that an order blacklisting Chinese telecoms giant Huawei Technologies Co Ltd will go into effect on Friday....
21:00, 05/16/2019

Lions QB Matthew Stafford: Wife 'right where the doctors want her to be' after brain surgery Kelly Stafford's recovery from brain surgery is 'right where the doctors want,' Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford said.        ...
21:26, 05/16/2019

Zion Williamson hasn't 'even considered' returning to Duke, says stepfather Zion Williamson's stepfather says that the likely No. 1 overall NBA draft pick hasn't 'even considered' returning to Duke for another season.        ...
21:26, 05/16/2019

EPA inspector general recommends recouping $124K from former administrator Scott Pruitt for 'excessive' travel costs The Environmental Protection Agency’s internal watchdog recommended Thursday that the agency should consider recovering nearly $124,000 in “excessive” costs from former administrator Scott Pruitt for his first-class travel....
21:26, 05/16/2019

Climate-focused Democratic candidate Jay Inslee proposes $9T clean energy jobs and infrastructure plan Democratic presidential candidate Jay Inslee released a clean energy plan Thursday that he says would create 8 million jobs in a decade while transitioning the economy away from fossil fuels to combat climate change....
21:26, 05/16/2019

Quantum computing is not a cure-all for business computing challenges Quantum computing shows promise for specific industries, though business applications that rely on classical concepts are a poor fit for quantum systems....
21:26, 05/16/2019

MDS vulnerabilities lead Chrome OS 74 to disable hyper-threading Hyper-Threading, Intel's implementation of symmetric multithreading (SMT) can be exploited using the newly-disclosed MDS vulnerabilities, like Fallout and ZombieLoad....
21:26, 05/16/2019

U.S. Senate confirms Jeffrey Rosen as No. 2 Justice Department official The U.S. Senate on Thursday confirmed Jeffrey Rosen as the No. 2 official at the Justice Department, after Attorney General William Barr recommended Rosen for the job to President Donald Trump....
21:52, 05/16/2019

Samsung Galaxy S10 5G now available at Verizon, save up to $650 The Samsung Galaxy S10 5G, the first commercially available 5G smartphone in the US, is now available to purchase exclusively at Verizon both in-store and online.How much does the Galaxy S10 5G cost?The premium smartphone, which is sold in Majestic B...
21:52, 05/16/2019

Game of Thrones petition to remake series nears half a million Disgruntled Game of Thrones fans have been signing a petition in their hundreds of thousands to try to persuade producers to remake the final series....
21:52, 05/16/2019

| No Semenya at Stockholm Diamond League after gender ruling Double Olympic champion Caster Semenya, who lost her appeal over a controversial gender ruling, will not race at this month's Diamond League meeting....
22:13, 05/16/2019

DuckTales lets Fenton define himself outside of Gizmoduck–and Mark Beaks outside of hashtags The newest “new” character in the DuckTales universe is one Gandra Dee. Voiced by The Good Places’s Jameela Jamil, Dee is a punk rebel scientist who scoffs at white suit types who sell out their brilliance for the needs and whims of billionaires. She...
22:13, 05/16/2019

Allow Pam Grier to tell you about the time she saved Richard Pryor's horse Perhaps you’ve been wondering if at any point in the 1970s did film and television icon Pam Grier drive down a busy Los Angeles freeway in a luxury sports car with Richard Pryor’s injured horse, Ginger, in tow? Well, wonder no more, friends....
22:13, 05/16/2019

Game Of Thrones’ final season as written by fans would also be a mess Yesterday, we wrote about the fact that a contingent of Game Of Thrones fans angry with the way season eight has turned out have started a petition urging HBO to remake the final season with new writers. That petition has since gained over 400,000 si...
22:13, 05/16/2019

A new Dark Knight rises in the first trailer for The CW's Batwoman Ruby Rose’s Batwoman was introduced in Elseworlds, the most recent “Arrowverse” crossover on The CW, defending a distinctly crap-tastic Gotham City in the absence of a different caped crusader who mysteriously stopped showing up right around the time...
22:13, 05/16/2019

The National takes a deep breath on the revelatory I Am Easy To Find “I can’t slow down and I can’t stand it.” A tidy summation of I Am Easy To Find, that, but also an encapsulation of our hyper, oversaturated thoughts. Tweets. News. Content. Comments. Posts. Bots. Tweets. We are consumed, swept in the current. Matt B...
22:13, 05/16/2019

Keanu Reeves makes a welcome cameo in Netflix’s Always Be My Maybe trailer The best friends-who-fall-in-love rom-com theme goes back even farther than 1989’s When Harry Met Sally (for example, 1982’s Best Friends). But the premise is about to get a welcome upgrade in the cleverly titled Netflix production Always Be My Maybe...
22:13, 05/16/2019

Frank Miller and John Romita Jr. reunite in this Superman: Year One exclusive DC’s Black Label was announced as an imprint where premier superhero creators would get the opportunity to tell out-of-continuity stories featuring the publisher’s biggest heroes. Of the first books announced, Superman: Year One easily had the most d...
22:13, 05/16/2019

Some real sickos are livestreaming the agony-filled collapse of a virus-ridden laptop Typically, you would only expect to see computer loaded with six of the most infamous malware programs in history in the possession of, say, late ‘90s video game pirates or senior citizens who just discovered internet pornography, not a technology-fo...
22:13, 05/16/2019

A Guide to Prague's Buzziest Neighborhood Once seedy, now sceney, the Holesovice quarter is emerging as a dedicated arts and design district. This walking tour highlights where to eat, shop, sleep and wander through a giant zeppelin...
22:26, 05/16/2019

Lawyer says woman never forced kids to get birth control TURTLE CREEK, Pa. (AP) — Police have charged a woman accused of forcing her friend’s 12-year-old daughter to get a birth control implant in her arm without the mother’s permission, allegations the woman’s lawyer says are completely ...
22:26, 05/16/2019

Senate confirms abortion opponent as US judge in Louisiana WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has confirmed Louisiana lawyer Wendy Vitter as a federal judge, overcoming opposition from Democrats who criticized her anti-abortion stance and accused her of trying to hide her record on the issue. Maine Sen. Susan Coll...
22:26, 05/16/2019

Trump administration pulls $1B for California rail project SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Trump administration is canceling nearly $1 billion in federal money for California’s high-speed rail project. The Federal Railroad Administration announced Thursday it will not give California the money, saying th...
22:26, 05/16/2019

49ers sign rookie defensive back Alex Brown to 3-year deal SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers have signed defensive back Alex Brown to a three-year deal. The Niners waived defensive lineman Damontre Moore on Thursday to make room on the roster. Brown was signed after participating in the team...
22:26, 05/16/2019

Get Involved with LemonAid Days LemonAiD Days – giving help and hope to homeless children. LemonAiD supports local homeless children while empowering young people to make a positive difference in our community. By operating a LemonAiD stand during the month of June, kids rais...
22:26, 05/16/2019

Lunch lady says she was fired for giving student free lunch CANAAN, N.H. (AP) — A school cafeteria worker in New Hampshire says she lost her job for letting a student have a lunch even though there was no money in his account. Bonnie Kimball tells the Valley News she was fired March 28 by her employer, a vend...
22:26, 05/16/2019

Aid group: More funds needed for Ebola safe burials in Congo DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — An international aid organization says it only has enough funding to continue safe burials for Ebola victims in eastern Congo for two more weeks. The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies said Thursday...
22:26, 05/16/2019

Bucks, Raptors both looking to improve in Game 2 The Raptors led most of the way Wednesday in the opener of the best-of-seven series, but the better-rested Bucks won 108-100 by outscoring Toronto 32-17 in the fourth quarter -- 10-0 in the final 3:31....
22:39, 05/16/2019

WSJ CEO Pay Report: See the Highest, Lowest-Paid Leaders Median pay reached $12.4 million for CEOs of the biggest U.S. companies in 2018, with many of the top earners running media and health-care companies. Explore the highest and lowest-paid CEOs....
22:52, 05/16/2019

Facebook Bans Israeli Firm Over Fake Political Activity Facebook removed hundreds of fake accounts, pages and groups linked to a commercial entity based in Israel, the social-media giant’s latest move to curb abusive content, including efforts to influence elections....
22:52, 05/16/2019

Duchess Meghan's friends speak out: 'She's never had a diva fit, never' Two friends of Prince Harry's wife Meghan are speaking out to defend her against a wave of negative publicity in the British press and on social media platforms....
22:52, 05/16/2019

Brooks Koepka running away with PGA Championship on Day 1 Brooks Koepka began his PGA Championship opening round Thursday at Bethpage Black by dropping a 40-foot birdie bomb on his first hole, the 10th. He ended the round by dropping a 33-foot birdie bomb putt on his final hole, No. 9. And when the dust fro...
23:00, 05/16/2019

Science Museum plans 200 hectare site to show off lost treasures Huge range of objects little seen for decades will be exhibited in facility near Swindon from 2023A site under development by the Science Museum will give the public a chance to see hundreds of thousands of items that have been in storage for decades...
23:13, 05/16/2019

Dems plan slice-and-dice strategy to pressure McConnell House Democrats can’t get Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to hold a vote on their biggest legislative accomplishment.So they’re going to pass it all over again.House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) is eyeing a new strategy that would tak...
23:13, 05/16/2019

Players debate necessary punishment after Kyrgios outburst Nick Kyrgios walked off the court in a fit of rage after throwing a chair onto the red clay at the Italian Open and was defaulted from his second-round match        ...
23:26, 05/16/2019

Chelsea Manning Is Going Back to Jail—Again Chelsea Manning, who was released from jail last week after the federal grand jury she was subpoenaed to testify before lapsed, was taken back into custody on Thursday as a recalcitrant witness.Read more......
23:26, 05/16/2019

Home DNA-Testing Kits Can Help Catch Killers, But Who Decides Where We Draw the Line? In recent years, police have increasingly used data from ancestry-testing companies to identify major crime suspects through the DNA of their family members. A new case, however, is reigniting the debate about when and where it’s appropriate to use t...
23:26, 05/16/2019

Chico's rejects takeover offer from Sycamore Women's apparel retailer Chico's FAS Inc said on Thursday it had rejected private equity firm Sycamore Partners LP's offer to take the company private in a deal valued at $407.8 million....
23:39, 05/16/2019

Chip gear maker Applied Materials' revenue beats estimates U.S. chip gear maker Applied Materials Inc reported quarterly revenue that beat Wall Street estimates on Thursday, easing some concerns about slowing semiconductor demand....
23:39, 05/16/2019

Bernie Sanders is latest candidate to call for Facebook to break up Sen. Bernie Sanders, a long-time critic of the power of large corporations, has joined Democratic presidential hopefuls Elizabeth Warren and Tulsi Gabbard in outright calling to break up Facebook. “Should antitrust action be taken against Facebook? T...
23:52, 05/16/2019

Artist Reimagines Pokémon Starters As Different Pokémon Types I’ve played through Pokémon Blue, Red, and Yellow dozens of times. Those games’ starters will always have a special place in my heart. But I’d love to still play with them while having the option to explore different elemental attacks. One artist’s r...
00:00, 05/17/2019

Ask Dr. NerdLove: Should I Trade Up For A 'Better' Girlfriend? Hello all you orgasm manatees of damnation, and welcome to Ask Dr. NerdLove, the only dating advice column to help you navigate the lootboxes of love....
00:00, 05/17/2019

What Will Zion Williamson Put Up His Rookie Year? Barring some unlikely outcomes—an inspiring protest that gets him out of New Orleans, a defiant but ultimately depressing return to the accursed NCAA—Zion Williamson will suit up for the Pelicans this fall. What will he do there?...
00:13, 05/17/2019

China’s lunar rover is helping to unravel a Moon mystery The Chinese space program started 2019 with a major milestone when the Chang’e 4 lunar lander successfully touched down on the far side of the Moon. It was the first time any country had completed such a feat, the landing itself was just the fi...
00:26, 05/17/2019

Tesla is hurting but electric and self-driving cars are still a good investment Tesla is having a brutal year. But the company's missed sales forecasts and weakening demand shouldn't scare investors away from the electric vehicle business....
00:26, 05/17/2019

Thrill Your Cat With These Videos of Songbirds and Squirrels If you want to entertain your cat, or get some juicy phone footage of your cat going nuts and peeking behind your computer screen, then play these YouTube videos of English songbirds and squirrels. Cornwall resident Paul Dinning shot hundreds of wild...
00:26, 05/17/2019

Mercedes-Benz USA chief Exler poised to step down Dietmar Exler, who led Mercedes to three straight U.S. luxury sales titles before a decline this year, is expected to announce his departure to employees Friday, Automotive News has learned....
00:52, 05/17/2019

California regulator threatens ban on gasoline engines California's threat -- which would be a first in the U.S. -- marks an escalation in the clash between Washington and Sacramento that would increase uncertainty for carmakers in the nation’s biggest auto market....
00:52, 05/17/2019

'I hit him really hard': Mets’ Michael Conforto suffers concussion in collision with Robinson Cano In a scary moment Thursday, Mets right fielder Michael Conforto suffered a concussion in a collision with Robinson Cano.        ...
00:52, 05/17/2019

Sunderland book League One final spot after cagey draw with Portsmouth After the darkness of the past three seasons perhaps there is finally light at the end of the tunnel for Sunderland’s long-suffering supporters.Faced with a vociferous Portsmouth crowd baying for blood that saw one fan ejected after appearing to aim ...
00:52, 05/17/2019

Fernando Alonso insists McLaren 'will be back stronger' after crash at Indy 500 practice – video Fernando Alonso escaped injury when he crashed during an Indianapolis 500 practice run after his McLaren car lost traction in the middle of a turn and hit the wall three times. The two-times Formula One world champion managed to get out of the vehicl...
00:52, 05/17/2019

'The world still has not done anything,' says slain Saudi journalist's fiancee Hatice Cengiz, the fiancee of Jamal Khashoggi, the journalist murdered at a Saudi Arabian consulate in Turkey last year, said on Thursday she could not believe that no one has yet faced serious consequences for the crime....
00:52, 05/17/2019

Wrecker Transporting Fernando Alonso’s Wrecked Indy 500 Practice Car Also Wrecks We all misjudge things from time to time, like the third turn at Indianapolis Motor Speedway or the height of a tunnel in relation to a tall truck. Sometimes, we get several (literal) strikes in one day—like Fernando Alonso’s Indianapolis 500 practic...
01:00, 05/17/2019

Tesla's Autopilot Was Engaged During Another Fatal Crash: Report Back in March, a Tesla Model 3 crashed into a semi-truck turning onto a Florida highway, killing the driver. After a preliminary investigation, the National Transportation Safety Board has concluded Autopilot, Tesla’s semi-autonomous driving technolo...
01:00, 05/17/2019

Style speaks volume at Cannes Florals, thigh-high splits and a leather cape were among the sartorial choices of Cannes red carpet guests Wednesday, including Amber Heard, Elle Fanning and Alessandra Ambrosio. (May 16)        ...
01:00, 05/17/2019

Fallen cyclists honored at Ride of Silence TUCSON – Hundreds of cyclists gathered at Reid Park for the annual Ride of Silence, on Wednesday. The ten-mile ride paid tribute to those who were killed or seriously injured while cycling on local roads. The ride encouraged motorists and cycli...
01:00, 05/17/2019

Houghton Road Corridor Projects Public House TUCSON -The City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT) and Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) will be having a public open house for four Houghton Road Corridor projects. The open house will be held Thursday, May 16th, 2019 from 6 P.M. t...
01:00, 05/17/2019

Book Clubs Get Especially Clubby Every age begets its era-specific book clubs. Perhaps it’s unsurprising that ours features more and more niche, insider gatherings. One for Political Junkies? Check. Thriller writers? Check. Proust lovers? Check....
01:00, 05/17/2019

Cardi B has a message for moms: 'Stop leaving your kids with ya boyfriends! PERIOD.' A few people on social media connected her message with the Maleah Davis case where a 4-year-old went missing.        ...
01:13, 05/17/2019

Conrad Black says his good relationship with Trump was secondary to pardon decision Black recently wrote a glowing book called "Donald J. Trump: A President Like No Other." Their relationship, which Black described as good but not intimate, was secondary when it came to the pardon, he said....
01:26, 05/17/2019

Ex-ETA leader arrested after 16 years on run The former political leader of the Basque separatist group ETA has been arrested in France after more than 16 years on the run, Spanish officials said Thursday....
01:26, 05/17/2019

Calgarian helping tennis star Maria Sharapova get back on her feet Calgary massage therapist and conditioning coach, Marcin Goszczynski, has helped many high profiles recover athletes from injuries and now his focus is on Maria Sharapova and her troubled right shoulder....
01:26, 05/17/2019

U.S. lawmakers blast Chinese rail firm amid cybersecurity fears China's CRRC, the world's top passenger train maker, was slammed by U.S. lawmakers during a hearing on Thursday to limit the world's top passenger train maker's access to U.S. projects amid security fears. ...
01:52, 05/17/2019

Trump order bans US firms from dealing with Huawei In a move that will likely add fire to the growing trade war between the US and China, President Trump has declared a “national emergency” to protect US communication networks.The President's executive order gives the federal gover...
02:00, 05/17/2019

Epic Games Store sale could steal Steam’s thunder with big discounts like 45% off Metro Exodus The so-called Epic Mega Sale has just begun on Epic’s online games store, and whatever your views on this sometimes controversial retail outlet, it can’t be denied that this is indeed a pretty epic event in terms of the discounts availa...
02:00, 05/17/2019

"Advance Alibi" For Poll Defeat: Arun Jaitley On Opposition Attacks Calling the attack on Election Commission by opposition parties an advance alibi for defeat, Union minister Arun Jaitley Thursday said India wants a better tomorrow and will not make suicidal choices......
02:13, 05/17/2019

Josh Hawley: Alabama abortion ban is ‘direct response’ to New York’s late-term abortion law Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., said that Alabama’s passage of the nation’s strictest anti-abortion bill is a reaction to late-term abortion legislation seen in states like New York, and exaggerated the extent of the proposed measures....
02:13, 05/17/2019

Boeing Faces More FAA Requests as It Completes 737 MAX Fix Boeing completed a software fix for its 737 MAX jets but faces additional information requests from U.S. aviation regulators, another hurdle in returning the troubled aircraft to passenger service, the company said....
02:13, 05/17/2019

Nvidia's Profit Plunges, But Gaming Revenue Shows Signs of Revival Nvidia’s profit fell 68% in the latest period, but the decline wasn’t as steep as Wall Street had expected, and the company said its gaming graphics business returned to growth....
02:13, 05/17/2019

Most Americans say they’ve given private info to a website they don’t trust More than half of Americans (56%) admit to inputting critical personal information into a website they didn’t fully trust, according to new research. A survey of 2,000 Americans aiming to uncover just how easily people trust websites with their perso...
02:13, 05/17/2019

A gunman slaughtered 11 Jews. Then people hunted for hate online The deadliest attack on Jews in American history appears to have triggered a spike in anti-Semitic searches on Google, exclusive research by CNN shows....
02:13, 05/17/2019

Guatemalan boy dies at Texas hospital a month after crossing border A 2-year-old boy from Guatemala died at a hospital in El Paso, Texas, this week over a month after being apprehended by US immigration authorities as he crossed the border with his mother, the Guatemalan Consulate said Thursday....
02:13, 05/17/2019

Michael Flynn Told Special Counsel About Efforts to Influence His Cooperation, Court Filing Shows (WASHINGTON) — Former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn told the special counsel’s office that people connected to the Trump administration and Congress sought to influence his cooperation with the Russia investigation, ...
02:26, 05/17/2019

‘The Sun is Also a Star’ review: Young love story lacks heat Once again, with the odds stacked against them, two extremely attractive people have fallen in love. The latest smoldering pair are Natasha (Yara Shahidi) and Daniel (Charles Melton) from “The Sun Is Also a Star,” a sweet but soupy adaptation of a yo...
02:39, 05/17/2019

‘Not a big deal’ NYPD Lt. texted after Eric Garner’s death An NYPD lieutenant assured an underling shortly after Eric Garner’s fatal arrest that the situation was “not a big deal,” it was revealed on the fourth day of Officer Daniel Pantaleo’s departmental trial, drawing gasps from Ga...
02:39, 05/17/2019

YouTube's Defunctland chronicles the creation and evolution of The Muppet Show Few pop culture success stories have been analyzed as thoroughly as that of Jim Henson and The Muppet Show, tracking a long, frequently unbelievable path from early stage shows, to talk show favorites, to mainstream success. (With a brief stop for “W...
03:00, 05/17/2019

How Jeopardy! Winner James Holzhauer Is Breaking Records Jeopardy! has been a reliable nightly fixture on TVs across America for decades. But current contestant James Holzhauer is showing it’s never too late to teach an old show new tricks. Holzhauer, a professional sports gambler from Las Vegas, had...
03:26, 05/17/2019

What Even Happened to the Mountain? What the Real History of Necromancy Tells Us About That Game of Thrones Fight Warning: This post contains spoilers for Game of Thrones With just one episode of Game of Thrones left to go, the show has finally delivered on the long-awaited “Cleganebowl,” between Sandor “The Hound” Clegane and Gregor &ldq...
03:26, 05/17/2019

'The Big Bang Theory' series finale recap: A long trip ends up in a comfy, familiar home Spoiler alert: 'The Big Bang Theory' series finale offered surprises, but ultimtely celebrated the comfort and familiarity of longtime friends.        ...
03:39, 05/17/2019

SpaceX postpones Starlink satellite launch again, for 'about a week' A SpaceX launch already scrubbed once due to inclement weather was postponed again nearly 24 hours later on Thursday, this time for "about a week," in order to update satellite software and "triple-check everything," Elon Musk's rocket company said....
03:39, 05/17/2019

Next Generation Leaders It’s been nearly five years since TIME joined forces with Rolex to launch Next Generation Leaders, our biannual selection of rising stars in politics, technology, culture, science, sports and business. Previous honorees have gone on to lead cou...
04:00, 05/17/2019

Greg Gutfeld: Beto O'Rourke comes off as 'thirsty' and 'desperate' Has Democratic presidential hopeful Beto O'Rourke shown America too much? That's what "The Five" hosts said Thursday, reacting to O'Rourke's latest video where he received a haircut and talked about his grooming habits....
04:00, 05/17/2019

Bill de Blasio's 2020 presidential run an 'almost farcical' bid by 'inept' NYC mayor, Judge Napolitano says Bill de Blasio has launched his 2020 Democratic presidential bid, but the mayor leads an "inept" New York City Hall and is not going to be taken seriously by the voting public....
04:00, 05/17/2019

Trump tries to tamp down talk of war with Iran President Donald Trump said Thursday that he hopes the U.S. is not on a path to war with Iran amid fears that his two most hawkish advisers could be angling for such a conflict with the Islamic Republic....
04:00, 05/17/2019

Oklahoma mom gets life in prison for attacking daughter An Oklahoma woman accused of stabbing her 11-year-old daughter 50 to 70 times, hitting her in the head with an ax and then setting their home on fire has been sentenced to life in prison....
04:00, 05/17/2019

Audi Field will have French accent with four-team tournament this summer Olympique Marseille, Bordeaux, Montpellier and Saint-Etienne will participate in a preseason tournament, and Marseille will also face D.C. United in a friendly....
04:13, 05/17/2019

Why play if he needs cart? Past PGA champion John Daly 'feels obligated' to play John Daly, who won the 1991 PGA Championship, says that as a former title winner he "feels obligated" to play this event as long as he can.        ...
04:13, 05/17/2019

Opinion: As he carts around Bethpage Black, John Daly shows how tired his act has become In latest PGA Championship showing most notable for his riding a cart, John Daly remains proof that growing old and growing up are mutually exclusive.        ...
04:13, 05/17/2019

Ja Morant eager for NBA future: 'I just want to play basketball at the highest level' “Small market, big market, it doesn’t matter, I’m going to be happy,” Ja Morant, a top NBA draft prospect, said at the draft combine Thursday.        ...
04:13, 05/17/2019

Cardinals' Peterson suspended 6 games for PED violation Arizona Cardinals All-Pro cornerback Patrick Peterson has been suspended for the first six games of the 2019 season for violating the NFL's performance-enhancing drug policy        ...
04:13, 05/17/2019

Nvidia revenue forecast beats as demand for gaming chip rises Nvidia Corp forecast second-quarter revenue above Wall Street estimates on Thursday, as it expects sales of its graphics chip to benefit from a recovery in the gaming market....
04:26, 05/17/2019

Consumer bodies seek to force Alibaba portal to honor EU shoppers' rights Consumer bodies from Belgium, France, Italy, the Netherlands, Portugal and Spain on Friday urged their national consumer protection agencies to act against Alibaba's online shopping portal for allegedly setting unfair terms for EU users....
04:26, 05/17/2019

Nvidia’s Q1 revenues down 31% to $2.22 billion, beating modest estimates Nvidia reported earnings and revenues that were well below last year's figures, but the graphics and AI chips company beat analyst expectations.Read More...
04:39, 05/17/2019

Asos tycoon who lost children in Sri Lanka attacks thanks public Anders and Anne Holch Povlsen thank those who offered condolences after three of their children were killedThe Povlsen family have thanked the public for their condolences after they lost three of their four “beloved and beautiful” children in the te...
04:39, 05/17/2019

Democrats Seek Review of Russian Investment in Kentucky A Russian aluminum company recently came out from under United States sanctions. Now it’s planning to invest $200 million in Kentucky, and maybe more in other states....
04:52, 05/17/2019

10-year-old Guatemalan migrant girl dies in Mexican custody The death came on the same day as a 2½-year-old Guatemalan boy died in El Paso several weeks after being apprehended by U.S. immigration authorities....
05:00, 05/17/2019

Political hero’s death overshadows Australian campaign Australia’s opposition leader said he wants to win elections on Saturday for his Australian political hero whose death overshadows the final days of campaigning...
05:00, 05/17/2019

More Than 400 Infected As HIV Outbreak Sparks Panic In Pakistan Parents nervously watch as their children wait to be tested for HIV in a village in southern Pakistan, where hundreds of people have been allegedly infected by a doctor using a contaminated syringe....
05:26, 05/17/2019

Over 650,000 Game of Thrones fans sign petition to remake Season 8 Game of Thrones Season 8 has been… controversial. The final season for one of the most popular shows on the planet is its worst rated season on IMDb by a considerable margin. At the time of writing, episodes 3, 4, and 5, are the three worst rated epi...
05:39, 05/17/2019

Driverless cars are years away, but self-driving forklifts have arrived For several years, executives of tech and automobile companies have been promising that fully autonomous vehicles will soon become a common sights in streets and roads. But we’re well into 2019, and self-driving cars are still making stupid mistakes....
05:39, 05/17/2019

A bunch of writers—including the showrunner—just bailed on the Beverly Hills, 90210 revival Things do not appear to be well at America’s angstiest zip code tonight, with Variety reporting that several “senior” writers—including showrunner Patrick Sean Smith—have ditched Fox’s Beverly Hills, 90210 revival. It’s not clear yet why the Greek cr...
05:39, 05/17/2019

The 2019 Memorial Cup: A look at each of the four teams at this year’s tournament As players hit the ice and fans climb into the stands here is what you need to know about the four teams competing in the 101st edition of the Canadian Hockey League tournament....
05:52, 05/17/2019

Chelsea Manning Ordered Back to Jail for Refusal to Testify in WikiLeaks Inquiry Ms. Manning, a former Army intelligence analyst who sent secret documents to WikiLeaks in 2010, had refused once again to answer questions before a grand jury....
06:00, 05/17/2019

Man arrested for murder after wife found dead in midtown home TUCSON – Tucson Police Department identified the people involved in a homicide that occurred at a home in central Tucson Wednesday. According to officials, TPD responded to a home in the 2600 block of N. Palo Verde Ave. near Grant Road and Dodg...
06:26, 05/17/2019

Cordell’s suicide squeeze lifts White Sox over Blue Jays 4-2 CHICAGO (AP) — Yolmer Sanchez raced home from third base with the tiebreaking run on Ryan Cordell’s suicide squeeze in the eighth inning, and the Chicago White Sox topped the Toronto Blue Jays 4-2 Thursday night for their fourth win in five gam...
06:26, 05/17/2019

Suarez singles in rain, Reds slow Cubs’ surge with 4-2 win CINCINNATI (AP) — Eugenio Suarez singled home the go-ahead run during a fifth-inning downpour and added another RBI single Thursday night as the Cincinnati Reds pulled away to a 4-2 victory that slowed the Chicago Cubs’ momentum. Chicago came i...
06:26, 05/17/2019

A Newly Discovered Mutation May Explain Why Some Dogs Can't Breathe Well As wonderfully cute as dog breeds like the French Bulldog look (for some people at least), it’s long been thought that these dogs’ distinctively compact skulls also make them very vulnerable to severe health and breathing issues. But new research out...
06:26, 05/17/2019

Now We Know Why YTMND Went Dark You’re The Man Now Dog, one of the earliest sites associated with web 2.0 internet culture, went dark sometime in the past few days, though exactly when or why was a mystery until just about an hour ago.Read more......
06:26, 05/17/2019

Sebastian Gorka decries PBS cartoon show 'Arthur' over gay wedding; sees 'war for our culture' Former White House aide Sebastian Gorka reportedly raged on his radio show Thursday over an episode of the PBS Kids’ show “Arthur” titled “Mr. Ratburn and the Special Someone.”...
06:52, 05/17/2019

Face-to-face bullying 'a bigger problem for youngsters' than cyberbullying A member of Prince William's Cyberbullying Taskforce has warned that the treatment of cyberbullying by politicians and the media is unbalanced because online bullying is less significant than its face-to-face equivalent....
07:00, 05/17/2019

Liberals vote down attempt to launch probe into Mark Norman case Opposition members on the Commons defence committee forced a special meeting Thursday afternoon, aiming to start an investigation of how the military's former second-in-command came to be prosecuted on breach-of-trust charges....
07:13, 05/17/2019

| French anaesthesiologist suspected in 17 more poisoning cases A French doctor already charged in the poisoning of seven patients has been brought before a judge on suspicions he may have poisoned 17 others at a clinic in eastern France, prosecutors say....
07:52, 05/17/2019

Australia's former prime minister Bob Hawke dies at 89 Bob Hawke, a transformative and charismatic left-wing lawmaker with a "larrikin' streak who served as Australian prime minister from 1983 to 1991, died on Thursday aged 89, his family said....
07:52, 05/17/2019

METALS-Aluminium set for strong weekly gain on supply concern Aluminium prices in London and Shanghai are set for solid weekly gains on Friday, as alumina refinery shutdowns in China raises production costs for the metal, but a gloomy global growth outlook put pressure on base metals prices....
08:00, 05/17/2019

JGBs sag on rebounding Tokyo stocks, weaker U.S. Treasuries Japanese government bond prices fell on Friday as Tokyo stocks rebounded, hurting demand for debt, while overnight weakness in U.S. Treasuries also weighed on sentiments....
08:00, 05/17/2019

Climate change climbs up U.S. voters' list of concerns NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Climate change is rising up the list of voter concerns in the United States with nearly 40% saying the issue will be crucial in how they cast their ballots in the 2020 presidential election, according to a poll...
08:13, 05/17/2019

German nurse who killed up to 100 patients faces another life sentence German prosecutors in the northwest city of Oldenburg are seeking a life sentence for Niels Hoegel, a former male nurse who is considered Germany's deadliest postwar serial killer after allegedly killing as many as 100 patients....
09:26, 05/17/2019

Everything you need to know about the European elections More than 500 million citizens of the European Union will have the opportunity to take part in the world's single biggest multi-country election next week....
09:26, 05/17/2019

ETA former leader arrested after 16 years on the run The former political leader of the Basque separatist group ETA has been arrested in France after more than 16 years on the run, officials said Thursday....
09:26, 05/17/2019

Yuan slides past key mark but signs of PBOC vigilance cap losses China's yuan fell past the psychologically-important 6.9 per dollar level to its weakest in nearly five months on Friday, but losses were capped on signs the central bank will defend the currency from weakening past the critical 7 per dollar mark....
09:39, 05/17/2019

UPDATE 1-Global private equity firms to bid for Hitachi's chemical unit - sources Global private equity firms Bain Capital, Carlyle Group and KKR & Co are among potential bidders for Japanese conglomerate Hitachi Ltd's chemical unit, three people familiar with the situation told Reuters....
09:39, 05/17/2019

#3 UA softball excited to begin NCAA Regional in Tucson TUCSON -Sixth-seeded Arizona (42-12, 19-5 Pac-12) is set to host an NCAA Regional for the 24th time in program history and fifth time in the last six years. NCAA REGIONAL • MAY 17-19 • TUCSON, ARIZ. THE GAMES (Times MST) Friday, May 17 6 p.m...
09:52, 05/17/2019

Free-to-use cash machines disappearing in deprived communities Deprived and remote communities could be left "shattered" as a report shows access to free-to-use cash machines is declining in the poorest communities....
10:00, 05/17/2019

Chelsea Manning back in jail for refusal to talk on WikiLeaks Whistleblower Chelsea Manning has been sent back to jail over her refusal to testify before a grand jury. The former US military intelligence analyst was just released from jail last week, held on similar charges....
10:39, 05/17/2019

Caught in the Middle of #MeToo: Unions That Represent Accusers and Accused From the shop floors of factories to ballet’s grandest stages, unions are rethinking how they balance their responsibilities in sexual harassment cases....
10:52, 05/17/2019

Rita Ora gives acoustic performance in Cannes British pop artist Rita Ora gave an intimate, acoustic performance of her greatest hits at the Cannes Film Festival in France. (16 May)        ...
11:13, 05/17/2019

Today in History, May 17 Highlights of Today in History: Brown vs. Board of Education ends separate but equal; Watergate hearings begin; NYSE is born; First Kentucky Derby. (May 17)        ...
11:13, 05/17/2019

'Our mosques are their mosques': Muslims invite fellow Americans to Open Mosque Day Ahmadiyya Muslims across the country will open their mosques to neighbors of all backgrounds Saturday, featuring Ramadan traditions and conversations.        ...
11:13, 05/17/2019

Elton John and 'Rocketman' touch down in Cannes Elton John and his biopic "Rocketman" landed at the Cannes Film Festival, where the 72-year-old came dressed in a tuxedo with "Rocket Man" emblazoned on the back. The film stars Taron Egerton as the pop star. (May 16)       ...
11:13, 05/17/2019

Pregnant Chicago woman slain, baby cut from womb The family of a pregnant Chicago woman who was killed and had her baby cut from the womb says losing a child "is one of the biggest pains you can ever go through." (May 16)        ...
11:13, 05/17/2019

Busy Philipps Brought to Tears by Michelle Williams & More Celeb BFFs on Busy Tonight's Finale Throw on your Mr. Nightgown and pour out a margarita, because it's time to celebrate Busy Tonight's finale. With over 100 episodes under her belt, we had a feeling Busy Philipps......
11:26, 05/17/2019

Tennessee executes man convicted of killing wife in 1984 A Tennessee inmate who made headlines by requesting that his last meal be donated to the homeless was executed Thursday for the 1984 murder of his wife....
11:26, 05/17/2019

Morocco says it’s cutting illegal migrant crossings to Spain RABAT, Morocco (AP) — Morocco’s border security chief says the North African kingdom is using new tactics to cut into the surge of migrants seeking to reach Europe, stopping about 25,000 attempts to reach Spain so far this year. Khalid Zerouali...
11:39, 05/17/2019

Brussels Jewish Museum attacker transferred to France PARIS (AP) — The French leader of the 2014 attack at the Jewish Museum in Brussels has been transferred to France in relation to the hostage taking of French journalists in Syria. A French judicial official, who spoke on condition of anonymity becaus...
11:39, 05/17/2019

Kinsler’s 3-run homer lifts Padres to 4-3 win vs Pirates SAN DIEGO (AP) — Ian Kinsler hit a go-ahead, three-run homer for the San Diego Padres, who beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-3 Thursday night and set the major league record by going 8,020 games without a no-hitter since their inception. Franmil Reyes al...
11:39, 05/17/2019

The Latest: 3 arrested in death of pregnant woman CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the slaying of a pregnant Chicago woman whose baby was cut from her womb (all times local): 6:15 p.m. Chicago Police say the woman who was strangled before her unborn son was cut from her womb had bought baby clothes from...
11:39, 05/17/2019

Indian climber dead, Irishman missing in Nepal mountains KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — An expedition organizer says an Indian climber has died while descending from the summit of Mount Makalu while an Irishman fell on Mount Everest and is missing. Mingma Sherpa of Seven Summit Treks says Indian Narayan Singh fel...
11:39, 05/17/2019

Condé Nast sells Brides to Dotdash, which plans to end print version Condé Nast sold Brides to Dotdash, which is part of Barry Diller’s IAC/InterActiveCorp, which plans to shut down the 85-year-old print version of the six-times-a-year magazine after the August/September issue. A Condé spokesman said that subscribers ...
11:39, 05/17/2019

How the Nationals won a series for the first time in a month It has been a grim start for Washington, but with Gerardo Parra providing a spark Thursday, the Nats and their fans finally have something to shout about....
11:52, 05/17/2019

Charlton have everything in place for Premier League return, says Lee Bowyer The protests have been put on hold at Charlton. Negativity towards unpopular owner Roland Duchatelet has, for now, been replaced by hope at The Valley as Lee Bowyer has given fans something to celebrate after years of turmoil....
11:52, 05/17/2019

'I hid my scars for years ... I thought I was only good for horror movies' A terrible fire left Vicky Knight physically and mentally scarred. Now a film role as the victim of an acid attack has changed her life – and led her to love her bodyVicky Knight smiles, shakes my hand and sits down to talk. But she doesn’t remove he...
12:00, 05/17/2019

Goodbye to Gomorrah: the end of Italy's most notorious housing estate Famous as the setting for the hit film and TV series Gomorrah, the towers of Le Vele became synonymous with poverty and organised crime – until residents took charge“When I think of my life in Le Vele, my skin crawls with rage,” says Omero Benfenati....
12:00, 05/17/2019

Alabama’s abortion ban is about keeping poor women down | Emma Brockes For the 25 white, male state senators voting for it, this is not about the foetus but about maintaining the social orderA lot of good points were made about the inconsistencies and hypocrisies of Alabama’s 25 white male lawmakers who passed the anti-...
12:00, 05/17/2019

Why Chicago Fire plan to pay $60m to move back to an NFL stadium Twenty years on from the opening of the first soccer-specific stadium, should the Fire’s possible move back to an NFL venue prompt MLS to face some home truths?It was the alliterative mantra designed to put Major League Soccer on the road to prosperi...
12:00, 05/17/2019

Lyon: a women's football powerhouse Lyon's dominance in the women's game is unparalleled. CNN visited the French city to hear from key figures at the club about how the team has evolved into a global powerhouse....
12:13, 05/17/2019

Exclusive: U.N. says Somali militants using home-made explosives to step up attacks Somali Islamist insurgents are making their own explosives, according to a confidential U.N. report seen by Reuters, as they mount more frequent and deadly attacks....
12:26, 05/17/2019

Japan fashion magnate raises over $8 million at Sotheby's auction Japanese fashion tycoon Yusaku Maezawa sold art for more than $8 million at a Sotheby's auction in New York on Thursday night, providing funds to the entrepreneur who previously said he has no money....
12:26, 05/17/2019

Ukraine ruling coalition breaks up, may lead to snap election Ukraine's ruling coalition broke up on Friday after the People's Front party quit outgoing President Petro Poroshenko's faction, potentially paving the way for incoming President Volodymyr Zelenskiy to call a snap election....
12:26, 05/17/2019

UPDATE 1-Switzerland plans partial privatisation of energy supplier Axpo Switzerland is preparing to part-privatise Axpo, the country's largest electricity producer, by allowing private investors to buy up to 49% of the company, documents published by local government authorities show....
12:52, 05/17/2019

Ford revs up to sell hybrids with appeal of speed and power Ford Motor Co is turning to the automotive marketer's time-tested themes, speed and power, to sell a new generation of gasoline-electric hybrid vehicles to mass market customers....
12:52, 05/17/2019

FCA nears investment grade after Moody's upgrade S&P Global Ratings raised FCA's rating to a similar level in February. Fitch, another credit rating service, upgraded FCA to investment grade in November....
12:52, 05/17/2019

414 million pieces of plastic found on remote islands Almost one million shoes and over 370,000 toothbrushes -- they're among the 414 million pieces of plastic found washed ashore on the remote Cocos (Keeling) Islands in the Indian Ocean, according to new research....
13:13, 05/17/2019

Matt Prior: why trucks and beards go hand-in-hand A pick-up sends out a message about the person driving it It looks like human survival instinct is kicking in nationwide, as commercial vehicles fly off the forecourts A bloke who sold vans once told me that it was a much nicer gig than selling ca...
13:13, 05/17/2019

Richemont posts solid watch and jewellery sales for its full year Luxury goods group Richemont said sales of its watches and jewelry both grew by 10% in the year to the end of March, with the Americas and Asia performing well....
13:26, 05/17/2019

Avoiding buzzwords: Eight alternatives to calling yourself ‘innovative’ It’s common to hear businesses describe themselves as “innovative.” Many companies strive for innovation in their products, services and marketing strategies. However, the term can be overused, resulting in a lack of impact. There a...
13:26, 05/17/2019

How to counter far-right extremism? Germany shows the way | Cynthia Miller-Idriss Teachers are better able to identify radicalisation than most, yet in the UK they are too often ignoredDozens of heads of state, policymakers and leaders of technology companies gathered in Paris this week to discuss social media’s impact on global t...
13:39, 05/17/2019

Reef wipeout: surfers fight China-linked mega resort in Fiji Jona Ratu and his friends wanted to build an eco-lodge in their corner of paradise – then the diggers arrived‘That’s where the dream ends’: Jona, Navrin and Woody on the fight to save their land – podcastIt was one of the most surreal days of Jona Ra...
13:39, 05/17/2019

WhatsApp's security breach: Made in Israel, implemented worldwide WhatsApp's latest security flaw allegedly allowed governments to spy on dissidents, activists and journalists around the world. An Israeli cyber company is reportedly behind the loophole — and not for the first time....
14:00, 05/17/2019

Two bad innings sink Mets’ Zack Wheeler WASHINGTON — The Mets survived Zack Wheeler’s dreaded one big meltdown Thursday. Then he gave up one big hit. After Wheeler got tagged for four runs in the first inning, the Mets recovered to tie the game through three innings. But before Wheeler was...
14:39, 05/17/2019

Poland's church head says film on sex abuse not an attack The head of Poland's Catholic church says that recent revelations of abuse of minors by priests do not amount to an attack on the church but will help its cleansing....
14:52, 05/17/2019

India's ruling party takes election battle to West Bengal India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi has taken his ruling party's fight to the state of West Bengal, where it hopes to retain a majority in staggered general elections concluding this week....
14:52, 05/17/2019

#MeToo backlash: More male managers avoid mentoring women or meeting alone with them A survey by LeanIn found that more men are uncomfortable with one-on-one workplace activities with women like mentoring or work dinners. And amid all Facebook's issues, Sheryl Sandberg has something to say about it....
15:00, 05/17/2019