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Sterile or stirring? Britain's love-hate relationship with new towns

Paternalistic social engineering or make-Britain-great-again utopianism? A new archive film compilation takes a look at the UK’s controversial postwar towns“Peo...

Sterile or stirring? Britain's love-hate relationship with new towns

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These are the most affluent cities and towns in every state in the US Each state has at least one town with less than 25,000 residents, in which most households have incomes beyond the U.S. median annual of $57,652.        ...
14:26, 05/12/2019

Mass. towns hit by gas blasts get $80M for fixes The utility blamed for a series of natural gas explosions in Massachusetts in September has agreed to pay $80 million to three communities to cover the costs of repairing roads and other infrastructure torn up during restoration efforts. (May 7) ...
06:13, 05/08/2019

130,000 trees to be planted in English cities and towns As part of efforts to tackle global heating, grants will be available for planting and three years’ careMore than 130,000 trees are to be planted in English towns and cities over the next two years as part of the nation’s battle against global heatin...
07:13, 05/19/2019

Crests aside, more rain means more worries for river towns OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Mississippi River has crested at many of the hardest-hit towns, but with more heavy rain expected over the next several days, the latest round of spring flooding may be far from finished. The river was starting to decline at Da...
17:39, 05/04/2019

Rob Ball's Funland: British seaside towns – in pictures “To me, the seaside is heady and joyous all year round,” says photographer Rob Ball. “We have memories of family holidays or time spent by the coast, so we all have a connection to it.” Ball has published three books of coast-based photos since movin...
21:26, 05/18/2019

Some Iowa towns have been underwater for weeks. The big question: Will residents come back? Weeks after Missouri River floodwaters inundated entire towns, some Iowa communities long in decline have begun to confront the challenge that lies ahead.        ...
03:00, 05/01/2019

Climate crisis: flooding threat ‘may force UK towns to be abandoned’ Environment Agency calls for urgent action to protect country from river and coastal floodsEntire communities might need to be moved away from coasts and rivers as the UK takes urgent action to prepare for an average global temperature rise of 4C, th...
02:39, 05/09/2019

'It has to be dealt with': what's the future for midwest towns affected by climate change? Those who have felt the effects no longer doubt climate change is happening; how to prepare for it is a different issueLarry Turner doesn’t expect to be back.“We’re going to lose our town,” he said as he hosed down what little he was able to rescue f...
20:39, 05/15/2019

Soggy Midwest, battered Missouri towns brace for more storms, flooding The unyielding rain and flooding that have overwhelmed parts of the Midwest are taking their toll on the once-vibrant Missouri community of Clarksville.        ...
06:13, 05/08/2019

Towns evacuate, tourists flee as cyclone menaces India's east coast India has evacuated more than 300,000 people along its northeast coastline by boat, bus and train ahead of a severe cyclone due to make landfall on Friday, with many villagers piling household possessions on to trucks before fleeing their homes....
17:26, 05/02/2019

Rick Steves: These Mediterranean beach towns inspired Picasso, Dalí and Matisse In the quaint Mediterranean beach towns of Collioure and Cadaqués, time seems to move a little slower, and that's exactly what makes them so enjoyable.        ...
14:26, 05/06/2019

UPDATE 1-Indonesian 'Belt and Road' high-speed rail link expects $18 bln from satellite towns The Indonesian-Chinese consortium building a high-speed rail link between the capital Jakarta and the textiles hub of Bandung expects to earn $18 billion developing satellite towns and industrial centres along the line, a company official said....
21:26, 04/30/2019

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Indonesian 'Belt and Road' high-speed rail link expects $18 bln from satellite towns The Indonesian-Chinese consortium building a high-speed rail link between the capital Jakarta and the textiles hub of Bandung expects to earn $18 billion developing satellite towns and industrial centres along the line, a company official said....
09:39, 05/02/2019

6 signs your relationship probably isn't exclusive, even if you think it is iStock Sometimes you might think you're in an exclusive relationship even though your partner is still seeing other people. Some signs your partner might not be exclusively dating you is if they ignore you for long periods of time and never see you ...
00:52, 05/18/2019

How to Have a Healthy Relationship With Your Fitness Tracker It’s easy to obsess over numbers, and fitness trackers give you plenty. When you strap a tracker to your wrist, it’s judging your calorie burn, your steps, your sleep. You can end up anxious about your stats, or find yourself over-relying on them to ...
23:39, 05/08/2019

Pompeo in UK to strengthen 'special relationship' London after Baghdad has become the latest destination of US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. His flying trip coincides with a US military build-up off Iran and his decision to cancel a scheduled stopover in Berlin....
22:39, 05/08/2019

Netflix almost canceled my relationship. Would we last a second season? I knew he was going through a divorce. But my boyfriend's ex-wife's lurking presence on his streaming account was turning our Netflix and chill nights into Netflix and anxiety....
19:26, 05/03/2019

Pompeo: US 'special relationship' with UK to thrive despite Brexit US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has reassured allies in London that the "special relationship" would thrive despite Brexit. Differences over Huawei and Iran have sown some seeds of concern....
22:39, 05/08/2019

Pompeo in London to discuss the UK-US 'special relationship' U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is in London for talks with British officials on the status of the special relationship between the nations amid heightened tensions with Iran and uncertainty over Britain's exit from the European Union....
14:13, 05/08/2019

Pompeo in London to discuss the UK-US ‘special relationship’ LONDON (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is in London for talks with British officials on the status of the special relationship between the nations amid heightened tensions with Iran and uncertainty over Britain’s exit from the Europe...
13:39, 05/08/2019

Irish ambassador: ‘We have a very strong relationship with Argentina’ Ireland’s Ambassador to Argentina Jackie O’Halloran on bilateral relations, the impact of Brexit and the push to legalise abortion on both sides of the Atlantic....
18:26, 05/18/2019

How to Get Your Relationship Back on Track After a Terrible Fight It’s not easy to bring your relationship back to equilibrium after a major fight. Even if you and your partner have come to an agreement, the arguing can really put a damper on things. It might take some time to restore the romance and affection. He...
17:39, 05/13/2019

Inside the relationship that unleashed Steph Curry's greatness Before the Warriors guard could inspire a generation to believe that no shot was impossible, he had to believe it himself. This is the story of the coach who instilled that belief....
14:13, 05/17/2019

How Adam Gase is trying to save Le’Veon Bell relationship Now that the partnership between Adam Gase and Mike Maccagnan has ended, the focus of the Jets world shifts to another relationship: Gase and star running back Le’Veon Bell. One area of fallout from Wednesday’s news that the Jets may have not anticip...
01:52, 05/17/2019

This Is What Brad Pitt Has to Say About Rekindling His Relationship With Jennifer Aniston Brad Pitt is newly (officially) single, which means some people aren't shying away from asking about his future relationships--or past ones. A paparazzi recently shot a video of the......
00:52, 05/08/2019

Madonna says phones ruined her relationship with her kids – what about your family? Do you have to call your children seven times before they come to the dinner table? Do you have a system to limit their usage? Tell us about your battlesMadonna said in a recent interview: “I made a mistake when I gave my older children phones when t...
22:13, 05/06/2019

Teen Mom's Kailyn Lowry Gets Real About Her Relationship With Ex Javi Marroquin Kailyn Lowry is opening up about her divorce from Javi Marroquin. The Teen Mom 2 star, who shares son Lincoln Marroquin with her ex, gets real about her relationship with Javi in the......
21:26, 05/02/2019

Madonna says giving her children mobile phones ‘ended their relationship’ The singer says her children’s lives became dominated by the technologyIt’s a daily bane of modern parenting that even Madonna appears to have got hung up on: how to keep a child’s attention once you give them a mobile phone.Madonna has complained of...
22:00, 05/05/2019

Study finds evidence of 'clear relationship' between appendectomy and Parkinson's A study of 62 million people in the United States finds that those who have had their appendix removed are more likely to develop Parkinson's disease....
00:13, 05/11/2019

Networking is pointless — unless you follow this important rule, relationship expert says To be an effective networker, it's important to view relationships as "capital," says Zvi Band, relationship strategist and author of "Success Is in Your Sphere."...
13:26, 05/17/2019

How 3PL providers can thrive in light of their changing relationship with retail partners This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence,Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Current subscribers can read the report here. Third-party logistics ...
04:00, 05/04/2019

Factbox: Tweets tell story of souring Trump, Cohen relationship President Donald Trump and his former personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, have both used Twitter to spar with enemies over the last decade. Cohen, 52, is due to report to federal prison in New York state on Monday to begin serving a three-year sentence f...
19:26, 05/06/2019

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

Khloe Kardashian Gets Candid About Caitlyn Jenner's Relationship With Sophia Hutchins Khloe Kardashian says Caitlyn Jenner's partner Sophia Hutchins is "really sweet." The Keeping Up With the Kardashians star made her comments to Laura Wasser on an episode of......
01:26, 05/17/2019

‘Open, cordial, and frank discussions’ held over future Somalia-UN relationship Discussions described in a joint statement as “open, cordial and frank”, took place on Wednesday, between Somalia’s top two politicians and the UN political and peacebuilding affairs chief, in the capital Mogadishu....
14:53, 04/28/2019

Inside Adele's Fiercely Private but Epically Dramatic Relationship History Everyone knows what lit the fire under Adele when she made her smash-hit 2011 album 21. "This record is inspired by something that is really normal and everyone's been through......
18:52, 05/05/2019

‘Slave master’ recounts horrifying details of relationship with Nxivm leader A top Nxivm “slave master” recounted on Friday her 17-year relationship with leader Keith Raniere — and how he manipulated her with sex and empty promises of having children together. Lauren Salzman said she was fully devoted to Raniere a...
22:39, 05/17/2019

The Long Run: Biden and Obama’s ‘Odd Couple’ Relationship Aged Into Family Ties Four years ago, Barack Obama gently discouraged him from running for president, but Joseph R. Biden Jr. is back and presenting himself as Mr. Obama’s natural heir....
14:53, 04/28/2019

Elizabeth Warren Thinks the Pentagon’s Relationship With Lobbyists Is Corrupt. Here’s Her Plan to Fix It Sen. Elizabeth Warren will announce a plan Thursday to limit the influence of lobbyists and contractors on the Department of Defense, according to sources close to the Massachusetts Democrat and 2020 presidential candidate. Dubbed the Department of D...
15:52, 05/16/2019

What Did Jake Gyllenhaal Do to LADYGANG's Keltie Knight to Cause Their "Love-Hate Relationship"? Keltie Knight's feelings about Jake Gyllenhaal are complicated. The LADYGANG member teases an ongoing tiff between herself and the actor in this clip from Thursday's Daily Pop.......
02:39, 05/03/2019

Becky Lynch and Seth Rollins confirm relationship rumors with one photo It looks like WWE star Becky Lynch is off the market. On Sunday, the four-time women’s champion appeared to confirm her relationship with wrestler Seth Rollins, following a Twitter exchange with fellow WWE personality Beth Phoenix. Posting a ph...
02:39, 05/14/2019

Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds are expecting their third child together. Here's a timeline of their relationship. Michael Loccisano/Getty Images Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds have been together since 2011. They have two daughters and are expecting a third child. They met on the set of "Green Lantern." Visit INSIDER's homepage for more stories. For almost a...
04:00, 05/04/2019

Pompeo warns Britain: China using cyber threats to weaken 'special relationship' U.S. officials may have to curtail intelligence-sharing with Britain if it depends on Chinese telecommunications companies like Huawei, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said during a visit to London....
03:26, 05/09/2019

US-China trade talks end with no deal, but Trump puts faith in 'strong' relationship with Xi Talks between U.S. and Chinese negotiators ended Friday without a trade pact, prompting the Trump administration to possibly further expand its trade war with Beijing and tax its remaining imports, increasing the widening divide between the world's t...
10:52, 05/11/2019

Tenn. governor urges VW workers to chose 'direct relationship' as UAW vote looms Newly elected Republican Gov. Bill Lee touted the business environment in Tennessee, but only indirectly urged workers to reject forming a union in the plant....
20:52, 04/30/2019

How beauty YouTubers James Charles and Tati Westbrook's relationship crumbled over a single weekend James Charles/YouTube Beauty YouTubers James Charles and Tati Westbrook are in the middle of a bitter feud. The feud was sparked after Charles posted an advertisement for a competitor to Westbrook's brand of beauty vitamins. The ad prompted Westbroo...
00:13, 05/14/2019

Princess Diana's "Little Spencer": The Truth About Prince Harry's Relationship With His Mother's Side of the Family When it comes to Prince William and Prince Harry, understandably it's their dad's side of the family that gets most of the headlines. Their paternal grandmother is Queen Elizabeth......
19:39, 05/14/2019

‘I Wasn’t Expecting That to Ever Happen.’ Gwendoline Christie on How Brienne’s Relationship With Jaime Has Evolved on Game of Thrones Warning: This post contains spoilers for Game of Thrones season 8. The fourth episode of Game of Thrones‘ eighth season saw Brienne of Tarth (Gwendoline Christie) and Jaime Lannister (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau) consummate their relationship after n...
14:13, 05/08/2019

UN chief lauds Fijians as ‘natural global leaders’ on climate, environment, hails ‘symbiotic relationship’ with land and sea Fiji’s strong traditions of community and social responsibility, and its “symbiotic relationship” with its surroundings, has made its people “natural global leaders on climate and the environment”, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres to...
17:39, 05/16/2019

NBA ends relationship with social media vendor after Turkish Trail Blazers star Enes Kanter scrubbed from posts The National Basketball Association is terminating its relationship with a social media vendor after the league's official Turkish account omitted Enes Kanter, a critic of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, from social media posts....
18:39, 05/03/2019

Joe Namath on alcoholism, racism, hard relationship with dad in memoir 'All the Way' Famed quarterback Joe Namath takes readers on a journey through his glory days in his engaging memoir "All the Way: My Life in Four Quarters."        ...
01:13, 05/09/2019

Why Kate Middleton Just Might Be the Secret Weapon Behind Prince William Repairing His Relationship With Prince Harry Calling it an Easter miracle would likely be an exaggeration. Attributing it to the spirit of the season may be a step too far as well. But either way having made the roughly 25 mile......
12:39, 05/05/2019

'A little squabble': Trump says U.S., China have 'extraordinary' relationship despite trade fight The president tried to put a positive spin on the trade fight with China after stocks tumbled following Beijing hitting the U.S. with more tariffs.        ...
19:00, 05/14/2019

Australian Open: Naomi Osaka rallies as Petra Kvitova gets emotional talking about attack Naomi Osaka backs up her US Open title by capturing the Australian Open and the No. 1 ranking with a big win against Petra Kvitova.        ...
13:39, 05/16/2019

China is blocking Wikipedia in every language China has blocked Wikipedia to varying degrees over the years, but now that censorship appears to be farther-reaching. A recent Open Observatory of Network Interference report has shown that China started blocking Wikipedia in all languages sometime...
14:13, 05/16/2019

Saudi-Led Warplanes Pound Yemen Rebels After Pipeline Attack Saudi-led coalition warplanes struck Yemeni rebel targets, including in the capital Sanaa, today, two days after the insurgents claimed drone strikes that shut a key oil pipeline in the neighbouring......
14:26, 05/16/2019

19 Rescued From Collapsed Shanghai Building: Government Rescue teams pulled 19 survivors from the rubble of a commercial building that collapsed in Shanghai on Thursday as it was undergoing redevelopment, authorities said, leaving one person unaccounted......
14:26, 05/16/2019

Democrats fume that de Blasio keeps stealing their policy ideas He may be longing for a loftier official title, but Mayor Bill de Blasio has already been given a new nickname back at home — Bigfoot. The 6-foot-5 mayor — who on Thursday became the 23rd Democrat to announce a 2020 presidential bid — earned the moni...
14:26, 05/16/2019

2 pilots killed after their crop-dusting planes collide YUBA CITY, Calif. — Two small crop-dusting planes collided in midair and crashed into a Northern California rice field Wednesday, killing both pilots, authorities said. The single-engine Grumman G-164C Ag Cats were seeding the field at the time of th...
14:26, 05/16/2019

Indonesia police arrest 9 suspects ahead of election results Indonesian police say they have arrested nine suspected militants following a tipoff about a possible attack during the announcement of presidential election results next week....
15:00, 05/16/2019

How to Access Your Old Tax Returns How long you should keep old tax returns is up for debate, but one universal inconvenience remains: The time may come when you need documentation from a tax year you trashed, lost, or otherwise can’t access....
15:13, 05/16/2019

The Latest: UK raises threat level for its personnel in Iraq DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 4:55 p.m. Sky News is reporting that the U.K. has raised the t...
15:13, 05/16/2019

Rolling Stones North American tour to start in Chicago NEW YORK (AP) — The Rolling Stones are ready to get back on the road after postponing their North American tour because Mick Jagger needed medical treatment . The rockers announced Thursday the No Filter tour will kick off in Chicago with two shows o...
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

The Latest: Tiger back at Bethpage, ready to go FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on the PGA Championship (all times local): 7:40 a.m. Tiger Woods is back at Bethpage Black after a late decision to skip the final round of practice at the PGA Championship. Woods had planned to play the front nine...
15:13, 05/16/2019

Marseille’s “Champions Project” in tatters PARIS (AP) — Ridiculous Project. Arrogant Project. Fiasco Project. Deficient Project. Defeat Project. These were some of the slogans displayed by Marseille fans last weekend at Stade Velodrome, mocking the “Champions Project” plan of Amer...
15:13, 05/16/2019

Firefighter killed, 3 injured in Wisconsin shooting APPLETON, Wis. (AP) — Officials say a firefighter responding to a medical emergency has been killed in a shooting in Wisconsin that left three others injured. Authorities say the shooting happened after police and firefighters responded to a medical ...
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

Germany's Delivery Hero invests in biodegradable packaging German food delivery company Delivery Hero on Thursday announced an investment in biodegradable packaging manufacturer Bio-Lutions as governments and companies around the world seek to reduce plastic waste....
15:26, 05/16/2019

Fleabag Season 2 Is a Raunchy, Redemptive Masterpiece The rules of Peak TV dictate that no successful miniseries remains a miniseries for long. In recent years, sensations like Big Little Lies and Top of the Lake have followed Downton Abbey’s road map from limited-series Emmy recognition to arguab...
15:26, 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

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

414 million pieces of plastic found on remote island group in Indian Ocean Debris on Cocos (Keeling) Islands was mostly bottles, cutlery, bags and straws, but also included 977,000 shoes, study saysOn the beaches of the tiny Cocos (Keeling) Islands, population 600, marine scientists found 977,000 shoes and 373,000 toothbrus...
15:52, 05/16/2019

Virta Health aims to reverse Type 2 diabetes without meds by helping patients watch what they eat Virta Health is a five-year-old start-up that wants to reverse Type 2 diabetes without medication. Its treatment plan offers patients personalized dietary guidance, health coaching and biomarker tracking....
15:52, 05/16/2019

This Set Includes the Four Victorinox Knives You Really Need, and Nothing You Don't Despite what door-to-door salesmen might tell you, you don’t need a full set of knives. You can breeze through about 99% of kitchen tasks with just a few important blades, and they’re all included in this discounted 4-piece set....
16:00, 05/16/2019

The biggest star in the universe is a monster next to our Sun A hypergiant near the center of the Milky Way is the biggest star we know of, making the sun look like a dust speck.        ...
16:00, 05/16/2019

Osbourne: Reality TV led me down dark path - contestants need support Kelly Osbourne has spoken out about reality TV and care for participants, telling Sky News her own experience of overnight fame led her "down a dark path"....
16:00, 05/16/2019

From Agatha Christie to Gillian Flynn: 50 great thrillers by women In response to a list of the 100 best crime novels that had only 28 female authors, Ann Cleeves, Val McDermid and Dreda Say Mitchell and other leading writers nominate some alternativesWhen the Sunday Times picked its 100 favourite crime and spy nove...
16:13, 05/16/2019

I'm a Eurovision fan, but as a gay man and a Palestinian I can't support it this year | Elias Jahshan I can’t get swept up in the camp, kitsch excitement around the 2019 song contest. The politics are too importantIt’s hard not to love Eurovision: it’s camp, kitsch fun and I’m a sucker for power ballads and dance floor bangers. In recent years, I hav...
16:13, 05/16/2019

California Law Says He Isn’t a Murderer. Prosecutors Disagree. When lawmakers said accomplices are not as culpable for a death as the actual killer, Neko Wilson was the first person released. Now he may go back to jail....
16:13, 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

US weekly jobless claims total 212,000, vs 220,000 expected CNBC's Rick Santelli and Steve Liesman break down the latest jobless claims, housing starts, building permits and Philadelphia Fed manufacturing numbers. Also at the table are Ken Langone, CEO of Invemed Associates and co-founder of Home Depot, ...
16:26, 05/16/2019

Honda Files Patents For Variable Riding Position Patent images filed by Honda show a new technology which offers rider the option of changing the ergonomics of a sportbike to a more comfortable upright riding position....
16:39, 05/16/2019

Sam Bee flunks anti-choice Republicans in her Sex Ed For Senators Late-night hosts weren’t shy about expressing their anger over Alabama’s newly signed (by Republican Governor Kay Ivey), draconian anti-abortion law, a blanket ban on a medical procedure affecting only one gender which completely removes women’s auto...
16:52, 05/16/2019

Surrey blast ECB for 'bashing' existing formats with 'inaccurate' Hundred data Surrey have accused the ECB of "bashing" existing forms of cricket and taking data out of context after the board launched their new competition on Thursday....
16:52, 05/16/2019

Mako Vunipola to miss Saracens title charge with 'significant' injury but expected to be fit for World Cup England prop Mako Vunipola will not miss this year's World Cup despite picking up a "significant" hamstring injury in Saracens' Champions Cup triumph on Saturday, which is set to rule him out for the rest of the club season....
16:52, 05/16/2019

Updates From the Avatar Movies, Game of Thrones, and More They’re somehow still casting people in James Cameron’s Avatar saga. Get a look at a very sad Flex Mentallo in new Doom Patrol pictures. Bill Murray’s open to making a cameo in the new Ghostbusters. Plus, a creepy new clip from Brightburn, and the fi...
16:52, 05/16/2019

New series ‘Nancy Drew, ‘Batwoman’ join CW’s fall schedule Female power rules in the CW’s new fall TV series, with heroes including teenage detective Nancy Drew and Batwoman. In “Nancy Drew,” Kennedy McMann plays the sleuth whose life has been derailed by her mother’s death and a murder that ensnares her...
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

21 handy cooking tools we rely on in our own kitchens Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through our links, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent an...
17:13, 05/16/2019

It’s Good to Be the Sharks: Another Big Refereeing Decision Benefits San Jose On Wednesday, an apparent hand pass wasn’t called. In the last series, a goal was disallowed. In the first series, the Sharks benefited from a five-minute major....
17:26, 05/16/2019

Why Does a Bucks Security Guard Look Familiar? He Used to Play for the Team Dick Garrett was part of the 1974 Milwaukee Bucks team that lost in the finals. Now, as a security guard, he has a front-row seat to watch Giannis Antetokounmpo....
17:26, 05/16/2019

Britney Spears' manager clarifies comments, not sure 'if or when' she will work again Britney Spears' longtime manager Larry Rudolph has clarified comments he made recently about her career, stating that he doesn't know if or when she might perform again....
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

Gareth Southgate believes 'excellent' squad depth can help England with Nations League scheduling issue Gareth Southgate is confident that his England squad can cope with the short turnaround between the Champions League showpiece and Nations League Finals....
17:26, 05/16/2019

Italy prosecutors request jail terms for ex Deutsche Bank, Nomura staff in Monte Paschi trial Milan prosecutors requested jail terms for four former Deutsche Bank staff and two former Nomura employees in relation with two controversial derivative transactions the two banks arranged for Italian lender Monte dei Paschi di Siena....
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

New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton has 'a thought': Put Zion Williamson in black and gold New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton may have had the best reaction to the New Orleans Pelicans getting the No. 1 pick in the upcoming NBA Draft....
17:39, 05/16/2019

Deontay Wilder promotes upcoming bout by talking about opponent's death in the ring: 'If he dies, he dies' Boxing star Deontay Wilder took the promotion for his upcoming WBC Heavyweight Title defense against Dominic Breazeale to a different level Wednesday....
17:39, 05/16/2019

What Big Labor wants With the country enjoying a healthy economy and record-low unemployment, one might think the new House majority would support policies to keep the good times going. Instead, House Democrats have unleashed a proposal that would minimize employees’ fre...
17:39, 05/16/2019

UN chief lauds Fijians as ‘natural global leaders’ on climate, environment, hails ‘symbiotic relationship’ with land and sea Fiji’s strong traditions of community and social responsibility, and its “symbiotic relationship” with its surroundings, has made its people “natural global leaders on climate and the environment”, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres to...
17:39, 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

This Chinese facial recognition start-up can identify a person in seconds Shanghai-based YITU Technology has gained wide recognition for its facial scan platform that can identify a person from a database of at least 2 billion people in a matter of seconds. The company made this year's CNBC Disruptor 50 list....
18:00, 05/16/2019

Death row inmate forgoes final meal to feed the homeless A Tennessee death row inmate has said that he doesn’t want a special last meal before his Thursday execution — instead, he’s asking his supporters to donate meals to the homeless, according to a new report. Donnie Edward Johnson, 68...
18:13, 05/16/2019

Trump calls Bill de Blasio a ‘JOKE’ after he announces 2020 bid President Trump wasted no time Thursday in attacking Mayor de Blasio, slamming him as a “JOKE” after Hizzoner announced his run for the White House. “The Dems are getting another beauty to join their group. Bill de Blasio of NYC, consider...
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

Bill de Blasio called a ‘liar’ by protesters outside GMA interview Bill de Blasio’s first interview as a presidential candidate was marred on Thursday by protesters chanting “Liar!” and “Can’t run the city! Can’t run the country!” throughout the live segment. The mayor appea...
18:13, 05/16/2019

"Central Role" For Rahul Gandhi In Forming New Government: Tejashwi Yadav A coalition of progressive parties will come together to form the next government and Congress president Rahul Gandhi will play a "central role" in the formation of the new dispensation, RJD leader......
18:26, 05/16/2019

New 2019 BMW 1 Series teased ahead of official reveal News 16 May, 2019 A fresh batch of teaser images for the new BMW 1 Series hatch have been released, showing its camouflage being removed ahead of its release...
18:26, 05/16/2019

New 2019 Volkswagen Golf: spy shots reveal new high tech interior News 16 May, 2019 The Mk8 Volkswagen Golf is fast approaching, and new spy shots have uncovered the car's interior ahead of its Frankfurt debut...
18:26, 05/16/2019

Missouri Closing in on Being the Next State to Effectively Ban Abortion Not content with watching Alabama get all the attention, Missouri is now just a couple short steps away from instituting a heinous abortion ban of its own....
18:39, 05/16/2019

Missouri Senate approves 'heartbeat' abortion bill The Missouri state Senate approved a bill Thursday along party lines to ban abortions when a fetal heartbeat is detected, joining similar bills in other states in hopes the issue will get to the U.S. Supreme Court....
18:39, 05/16/2019

EU fines Citigroup, JPMorgan, 3 other banks $1.2B for collusion The European Commission fined five banks more than $1 billion Thursday, including Citigroup and JPMorgan, for participating in collusion activities involving 11 currencies and two cartels in the Spot Foreign Exchange....
18:52, 05/16/2019

Giro d'Italia: Fausto Masnada wins stage six as Valerio Conti takes pink jersey Italian rider led breakaway with Valerio ContiConti takes leader’s jersey from Primoz RoglicUAE Team Emirates’ Valerio Conti took over the leader’s pink jersey as Fausto Masnada triumphed from the breakaway and stage six of the Giro d’Italia ended wi...
18:52, 05/16/2019

Tucked review – moving tale of a dying drag queen Derren Nesbitt is terrific as an ageing club performer who rescues a young singer from homophobic attackersAn ageing drag queen gets a diagnosis of terminal cancer and makes a new friend in this touching, unexpectedly funny end-of-life drama set in B...
18:52, 05/16/2019

Sir Andy knows real tragedy, he has the mettle to win his toughest battle "Sir Andy Murray will be knighted today as he continues his battle to recover from career-saving hip surgery, but such a gloriously dedicated champion has earned his royal seal of approval, writes Desmond Kane."...
18:52, 05/16/2019

Top House Republican McCarthy says he opposes Alabama abortion law McCarthy told reporters that the Alabama law “goes further than I believe,” noting that he has voted for exceptions in cases of rape and incest, and when the mother’s life is at risk....
18:52, 05/16/2019

Trudeau announces ‘digital charter,’ tells social media companies to fight fake news or be fined Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said social platforms were "failing their users" on Thursday, while speaking at the Viva Technology conference in Paris....
18:52, 05/16/2019

Obama deal sent Rwandans accused of butchering Americans to Australia amid refugee swap: report The Obama administration reportedly agreed to offload three Rwandans accused of slaughtering Americans to Australia -- a previously unknown arrangement connected to a broader migrant swap between the two countries that made headlines when President T...
19:00, 05/16/2019

The Unexpected Drawbacks of Dyson's Cordless Miracle It was easy to get excited about the Dyson Cyclone V10 Absolute, when it launched last spring. The cordless vacuum is “so good, it’s killing cords altogether,” wrote a Gizmodo colleague. I’ve now been using my Dyson Cyclone V10 for a year, and it mig...
19:13, 05/16/2019

This Budget Friendly Dual Monitor Arm Is Even More Budget Friendly With a Promo Code There are a lot of good reasons to splurge on a fancy, expensive arm for your computer monitors. But if you’re on a budget and don’t mind a little bit of extra fiddling, this affordable dual mount from Huanuo has a lot going for it considering its pr...
19:13, 05/16/2019

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

AFL-CIO Budget Is a Stark Illustration of the Decline of Organizing A leaked copy of the AFL-CIO’s internal budget for 2018–2019 shows that America’s largest organized labor federation now dedicates less than a tenth of its budget to organizing—down from nearly 30 percent a decade ago—illustrating a broad philosophi...
19:13, 05/16/2019

|Zondo:'Blatant'disregardforprocessesatTransnet There appears to have been a "blatant" disregard of processes put in place to protect Transnet against abuse, corruption and to minimise its losses, Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo said....
19:13, 05/16/2019

|Transnet'sdealingroomtransferredtoGupta-linkedRegimentsCapital,inquiryhears An interest rate swap transaction for a Transnet loan which was facilitated by Regiments Capital was meant to benefit the Gupta-linked fund manager, the state capture inquiry heard....
19:13, 05/16/2019

|Randgains1.3%sincepolls-willnowlooktoRamaphosa'sCabinetpicks South Africa’s currency has gained 1.3% to 14.2447 per dollar since the national elections, and may extend its advance to 13.20 per dollar by year-end provided the new cabinet inspires confidence among investors, according to Morgan Stanley....
19:13, 05/16/2019

24 in Morocco face terror trial in Nordic hikers' slayings Twenty-four people have gone on trial in Morocco on terrorism charges for the brutal slaying of two Scandinavian women hikers that shocked Denmark, Norway and Morocco itself....
19:26, 05/16/2019

Revenue Analytics raises $11 million to predict product pricing with AI Revenue Analytics, a company developing a commercial price prediction platform for a raft of industries, has raised $11 million in venture capital.Read More...
19:26, 05/16/2019

WRAPUP 1-China warns U.S. move against Huawei could hurt trade talks The Trump administration's decision to sanction and potentially cripple Chinese telecoms giant Huawei Technologies Co Ltd garnered a sharp rebuke on Thursday from Beijing, which warned that the move could damage trade talks....
19:26, 05/16/2019

CORRECTED-Investors renew calls for Deutsche Bank to trim investment bank Deutsche Bank investors are renewing calls for it to scale back its investment bank division ahead of what promises to be a challenging annual shareholder meeting next week....
19:26, 05/16/2019

Canada's Trudeau pledges "consequences" for disinformation on online platforms Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Thursday promised that efforts to regulate social media in Canada would include "meaningful financial consequences" for online platforms that fail to counter disinformation....
19:26, 05/16/2019

CORRECTED-US STOCKS-Wall St gains on earnings boost, strong economic data U.S. stock indexes rose 1 percent on Thursday and were on pace to extend a two-day winning streak, lifted by better-than-expected earnings from Cisco and Walmart, and robust economic data that underscored the strength of the domestic economy....
19:26, 05/16/2019

More mysterious 'jars of the dead' have been unearthed in this country Archeologists in Laos have discovered 15 new sites containing over 100, 1000-year-old stone jars that may have been used for the dead.        ...
19:39, 05/16/2019

Boxing News at Five: Taylor uses cannabis oil to relax ahead of Baranchyk test, Horn says Tszyu might one day beat him but not today Josh Taylor calls upon CBD oil to help calm down between training sessions, and Jeff Horn says Tim Tszyu needs to calm down before making a big mistake The post Boxing News at Five: Taylor uses cannabis oil to relax ahead of Baranchyk test, Horn says...
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

Banks lead stock surge for third straight day, erasing Monday plunge Stocks marched higher for the third day in a row Thursday, erasing the big plunge they took on Monday on worries about the China-U.S. trade fight.        ...
19:52, 05/16/2019

Warren Buffett & Berkshire Hathaway make key changes to 2019 stock picks These are Warren Buffett's top stock holdings and positions worth noting during the first quarter of 2019.        ...
19:52, 05/16/2019

2,000-year-old remains of nomadic 'royal' unearthed by Russian farmer includes 'laughing man,' haul of jewels and weapons A farmer digging on his land in Russia discovered something unexpected: a 2,000-year-old burial mound containing the remains and artifacts of a nomadic royal -- including a strange "laughing" man skull. ...
19:52, 05/16/2019

Chelsea Manning to ask court to quash new grand jury subpoena Former U.S. Army soldier Chelsea Manning, facing a fresh grand jury subpoena to testify about her contacts with WikiLeaks, will ask a federal court on Thursday to quash the subpoena, a spokesman for her legal team said....
20:00, 05/16/2019

New Jersey killer wants new trial over juror’s ‘LMAO’ post A New Jersey man convicted of his childhood pal’s murder says he deserves a new trial because of a dismissed juror’s “LMAO” post on Facebook about the case. Though the juror was booted before deliberations, Liam McAtasney̵...
20:00, 05/16/2019

Jeff Koons’s ‘Rabbit’ Sells for $91.1 Million Jeff Koons’s stainless steel “Rabbit” sculpture broke the record for most expensive work sold by a living artist at an auction at Christie’s on Wednesday night....
20:00, 05/16/2019

| Sri Lanka: Hardline Buddhists 'likely behind attacks on Muslims' Sri Lankan authorities have said that Buddhist groups are likely to blame for a wave of anti-Muslim riots that swept the island this week in apparent retaliation for last month's Easter bombings....
20:13, 05/16/2019

How to make your wedding vows 'Grey's Anatomy'-good To help get myself into bride mode after my engagement a few months ago, I rewatched all of my favorite TV wedding episodes -- from "Grey's Anatomy" and "ER" to "Friends" and "Parks and Recreation."...
20:26, 05/16/2019

Dems perform marathon public reading of Mueller report House Democrats teamed up Thursday to perform a marathon public reading of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s nearly 500-page report, in a spectacle that underscored the growing tensions with the Justice Department over access to the complete cache of ...
20:26, 05/16/2019

Nine killed in gun battles in Indian-controlled Kashmir Indian troops and separatist militants clashed in Indian-controlled Kashmir on Thursday and nine people were killed, officials said, the latest casualties in a new phase of violence in the 30-year insurgency....
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

U.S. House speaker: Congress has not approved war against Iran The Trump administration does not have congressional authorization to go to war against Iran, the Democratic leader of the U.S. House of Representatives warned on Thursday amid escalating tensions in the region....
20:39, 05/16/2019

Here's the workout Halle Berry, 52, did to get insanely fit for 'John Wick 3' At 52, Halle Berry is just starting to become an action star in 'John Wick 3.' How did she get in such crazy stuntwoman shape? We asked her trainers.        ...
20:39, 05/16/2019

SpaceX's Starlink satellites: 7 questions for Elon Musk Starlink is the epitome of a megaconstellation: It aims to provide global internet with a constellation of 12,000 satellites. Its nearest competitor, OneWeb, aims to launch just 600. But what does any of it mean?...
20:39, 05/16/2019

Ex-ETA leader Josu Ternera detained in France The fugitive former political leader of the Basque separatist organization ETA has been caught in France, the Spanish Interior Ministry confirmed on Thursday....
20:39, 05/16/2019

Polish minister pops 'what if' question over US gas plans  Some EU states believe US gas exports are good but those of Russia less so. What happens if prices dictate US exports to go elsewhere? At the European Economic Forum this was controversially discussed, says Jo Harper....
20:39, 05/16/2019

Chinese Immigrants Emerge as Key Bloc in Australian Election Australia’s main parties are treading a fine balance as they work to woo Chinese immigrants who could swing the outcome of Saturday’s election, amid lingering concerns about influence efforts by Beijing....
20:52, 05/16/2019

Nigel Farage’s new Brexit Party expected to dominate in what may be Britain’s last E.U. election This is an election few thought would occur, given that the country voted to leave the European Union three years ago and was scheduled to quit the bloc two months ago....
20:52, 05/16/2019

Basque militant ETA chief arrested after 17 years on the run Spain says a longtime chief of the Basque militant separatist group ETA has been arrested on the street of a French Alps town after being on the run for 17 years...
20:52, 05/16/2019

The 13 best places to travel alone Solo travelers can and do go just about anywhere, but these places are particularly easy and even rewarding to visit by yourself.        ...
21:00, 05/16/2019

Having trouble with Amazon Alexa? You’re not the only one. [Update: It’s fixed.] Update: An Amazon spokesperson told TechCrunch “This afternoon we had an issue that impacted some Alexa customers’ ability to interact with the service. The Alexa service is now operating normally.” If your requests to Alexa are being me...
21:00, 05/16/2019

Huawei says US ban is 'in no one's interest' Huawei issued a statement today objecting to the recent actions of the US government to effectively ban Chinese telecom firms from doing business within the country. "This decision is in no one's interest," the company said. "It will do signific...
21:00, 05/16/2019

'Dateline' debuts the true crime podcast it should've had all along The NBC News true crime series Dateline is muscling into Serial's territory for its latest story, as it has released a podcast. The show is called 13 Alibis, and it tells the tale of Richard Rosario, a man who served 20 years in prison for murde...
21:00, 05/16/2019

Apple's new TV app is a work in progress Apple's approach to digital video can best be described as slow and steady. While iTunes and the iPod effortlessly transformed the way we purchased and listened to music, it took the company years to figure out how to position the Apple TV. For ...
21:00, 05/16/2019

Europe must maintain own course after U.S. blacklisting of Huawei: Germany German Chancellor Angela Merkel and the powerful BDI industry association distanced themselves on Thursday from the U.S. government's decision to put Chinese telecom equipment giant Huawei Technologies on a blacklist....
21:00, 05/16/2019

Amid trade, Huawei furors, U.S. House panel launches China 'deep dive' The U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee launched on Thursday a "deep dive" focus on China this year and next, one of several moves by U.S. lawmakers focusing on what they see as troublesome activities by Beijing....
21:00, 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

Opinion: Wait, why are we still doing sports drafts at all? Annual amateur drafts are so deeply embedded in U.S. professional sports culture that we rarely stop to think about how dumb they are.        ...
21:26, 05/16/2019

British police station mocked for tweeting photo of dangerous knife collection – that includes a spoon Amid the U.K crackdown to stem the burgeoning number of knife attacks, one police department found them the inadvertent subject of internet mockery this week after lauding their knife-seizing efforts on Twitter – for critics to quickly point out the ...
21:26, 05/16/2019

Myanmar army chief's Twitter account suspended over anti-Rohingya hate speech Min Aung Hlaing claims his army did not use excessive force when 700,000 Rohingya fled Myanmar in 2017A Myanmar army general accused of masterminding genocide against the country’s Muslim Rohingya people has had his Twitter account suspended, followi...
21:39, 05/16/2019

First in networking gear, second in phones, Huawei is now looking to capture the 5G chipset market While Huawei and 70 of its affiliated companies now need U.S. government approval to buy parts from the U.S., the company doesn't have to worry about accessing SoCs from San Diego based Qualcomm. That's because Huawei designs its own chips for the fi...
21:52, 05/16/2019

Google Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL rumor review: Design, specs, camera, price and release date Google Pixel 4 mock-up based on leaked informationWe're well into 2019, and the fourth generation of Pixel phones is knocking at the door. There might be a few months until Google's upcoming flagships hit the shelves, but the first wave of rumors abo...
21:52, 05/16/2019

Breaking up Facebook? Try data literacy, social engineering, personal knowledge graphs, and developer advocacy Yes, Facebook is a data-driven monopoly. But the only real way to break it up is by getting hold of its data and functionality, one piece at a time. It will take a combination of tech, data, and social engineering to get there. And graphs -- personal...
21:52, 05/16/2019

Abby Hornacek says meeting Fox News superfans at Fox Nation summit ‘validates all of the hard work’ Fox News superfans packed the W Scottsdale hotel in Scottsdale, Ariz., on Tuesday for the inaugural Fox Nation fan summit, an event applauded by everyone from attendees to a prominent mainstream media critic of Fox News....
22:00, 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

Amazon's The Tick canceled after two seasons of wacky, heartfelt adventure As our own John Hugar recently declared, The Tick’s second season gave us “the show we were hoping The Tick could be all along.” Alas, it turns out the hilarious, heartfelt superhero parody will go out on that high note, as creator Ben Edlund has rev...
22:13, 05/16/2019

Commemorate the End of Game of Thrones With This Merch Blowout The North Remembers...when Game of Thrones wasn’t complete garbage. But still, if you’re feeling nostalgic for the end of a once-great series, or just want to keep your fandom alive while we wait for the books that may never arrive, Daily Steals is 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

Kevin Feige says the "real" Mandarin will show up in the MCU at some point Iron Man 3 is a very underrated entry in the MCU, at least going off of some otherwise solid rankings, and one of the reasons for that is the controversial use of classic Iron Man villain The Mandarin. In the movie, The Mandarin—leader of the Ten Rin...
22:13, 05/16/2019

Group pulls TV ad attacking Beshear in Democratic race LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A well-funded group backing Adam Edelen shook up Kentucky’s Democratic gubernatorial primary on Thursday, running a short-lived TV ad denouncing rival Andy Beshear’s private legal work for the Boy Scouts of America ...
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

Man waved box cutter, called bus passenger ‘terrorist’ PARAMUS, N.J. (AP) — A man caught on video calling another man a terrorist and waving a box cutter at him aboard a bus in New Jersey has been charged with bias intimidation. Paramus police say Victor Colon also faces counts of making terroristic thre...
22:26, 05/16/2019

Powell Search & Rescue Warns Of “Zombie” Raccoons POWELL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – Powell County Search and Rescue is warning hikers to be aware of “zombie” raccoons. The animals are not actually “undead.” Rather the animals could possibly be affected with Distemper. The r...
22:26, 05/16/2019

Late Easter blamed as Asda sales growth run comes to end Asda has recorded its first quarter of falling sales for the first time in almost two years, insisting it kept its "focus" as it fought in vain for its planned merger with Sainsbury's....
22:26, 05/16/2019

Masnada wins stage 6 as Conti takes pink jersey after break goes the distance "Valerio Conti moved into the overall lead of the Giro d’Italia and Fausto Masnada won the stage as a long breakaway lit up the race on a day the maglia rosa hit the deck and dropped out of the top 10."...
22:39, 05/16/2019

England squad announcement: The main talking points "Gareth Southgate named his provisional 27-man England squad for the Nations League on Thursday and Marcus Foley cast his expert eye over the key talking points."...
22:39, 05/16/2019

Theresa May Vows to Set a Date for Stepping Down as U.K. Prime Minister After months of calls for her resignation, Mrs. May agreed to decide on a timetable for the election of a new party leader, who will almost certainly become prime minister....
22:39, 05/16/2019

U.S. Commerce Department publishes Huawei export blacklist order The U.S. Commerce Department on Thursday formally placed Huawei Technologies Co Ltd and 68 affiliates in more than two dozen countries on its so-called “Entity List” - a move that bans the telecom giant from buying parts and components from American ...
22:52, 05/16/2019

TV Networks Are Light on New Fall Shows Broadcast networks will debut fewer shows next season than in previous years, a sign of how hard it is for new productions to establish themselves in a world where viewers have hundreds of options....
22:52, 05/16/2019

Microsoft, Sony to Partner on Cloud Technology for Gaming Services Microsoft Corp.and Sony Corp. said Thursday that they are working together on certain cloud-based technologies for their videogame-streaming platforms....
22:52, 05/16/2019

Mets’ worst day of year features two injuries, one crushing strikeout WASHINGTON — That S.O.S. originating from the bottom of the Potomac around 4:20 p.m. on Thursday was the Mets, begging for rescue. Two bodies down, an ugly Zack Wheeler start and series loss to the Nationals translated into maybe the worst day of thi...
23:00, 05/16/2019

Vegas likes Warriors to win it all — with or without Kevin Durant Is there any doubt the Golden State Warriors can win the 2019 NBA championship even without Kevin Durant? Some media pundits expressed doom and gloom when Durant injured his calf in Game 5 of Golden State’s series with the Houston Rockets. Though Dur...
23:00, 05/16/2019

Corey Ballentine has Giants contract after his horrific night Giants rookie Corey Ballentine continues to recuperate from the gunshot wound he suffered the night he was drafted and on Thursday signed his first NFL contract, expected to be a four-year deal worth $2.7 million. Ballentine, a cornerback from Washbu...
23:00, 05/16/2019

Pentagon awards $787M for border wall construction in California, Arizona The Pentagon has awarded more than $787 million combined in two contracts for border wall construction and replacement projects in California and Arizona....
23:00, 05/16/2019

Spacewatch: Nasa wants $1.6bn next year to get astronauts to moon by 2024 The space agency says it intends to send both a woman and a man on Artemis programme’s first missionNasa needs an additional $1.6bn next year if they are to stand any chance of getting humans to the moon again by 2024, as the US president, Donald Tru...
23:13, 05/16/2019

Macri, Judiciary using Florencia Kirchner as hostage to stifle CFK candidacy: Alberto Fernández alleges 'Cristina Kirchner is the best candidate' to defeat President Mauricio Macri at the October presidential election, her former Cabinet Chief Alberto Fernández says....
23:26, 05/16/2019

Koepka's 63 ties PGA mark, sets course record Brooks Koepka is the first player to shoot 63 in consecutive years at major championships, setting the course record at Bethpage Black with a 35-foot birdie on the final hole....
23:26, 05/16/2019

How one company turns pollution into fuel CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports from Lanzatech Lab, mission-driven disrupter companies on CNBC's Disrupter 50 list. The company listed at number 15 and it turns carbon emissions into ethanol....
23:26, 05/16/2019

Diner is served $5,800 wine by mistake A restaurant diner who ordered a nice bottle of red wine to go with their dinner got something a bit fancier than they were expecting -- a bottle worth $5,800....
23:26, 05/16/2019

Man uses same lottery numbers for 10 years, finally wins $100,000 A Michigan man who has been playing the same set of lottery numbers for 10 years said he finally won a $100,000 jackpot -- while he was out of the country....
23:39, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. Commerce Department publishes Huawei export blacklist order The U.S. Commerce Department on Thursday formally placed Huawei Technologies Co Ltd and 68 affiliates in more than two dozen countries on its so-called "Entity List" - a move that bans the telecom company from buying parts and components from Americ...
23:39, 05/16/2019

Cuba says Boeing 737 plane crash last year due to crew errors Cuba's Institute of Civil Aeronautics said on Thursday an investigation into the crash a year ago of a Boeing 737 in Havna that killed all but one of the 113 people aboard suggests the most probable cause was errors by the crew....
23:39, 05/16/2019

De Blasio’s office tweets, deletes quote by far-right author Ayn Rand It’s “The Fountainhead” meets The Dunderhead. On the very morning Mayor Bill de Blasio announced his presidential bid, his office tweeted a quote from the late conservative author and philosopher Ayn Rand — then promptly removed the posting. “’...
23:52, 05/16/2019

Iran says it’s not preparing attacks against US, allies Iran poses no threat to Iraq or any other state and has no intention of attacking US assets in the Middle East, a spokesman for the Iranian mission to the UN said Thursday. Alireza Miryousefi also said that Team Trump’s warning of heightened threats ...
23:52, 05/16/2019

The Internet Has Some Ideas For More Mario Maker 2 Game Styles Leave an empty space on a promotional image, and the internet will fill it for you. This is as certain as the sun rising in the East and setting in the West and gravity keeping us all from spinning out into space....
00:00, 05/17/2019

Mega Man, Street Fighter II Coming To Genesis Mini Sega has revealed the next batch of 10 games coming to its Genesis Mini console, including Capcom classics like Mega Man: The Wily Wars, Street Fighter II: Special Champion Edition, and Ghouls ‘n Ghosts....
00:00, 05/17/2019

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

We Have Exceeded The Recommended Dose Of NBA Excitement Sometimes there are Deadcasts where Drew and I spend twenty minutes saying, like, “soup is canceled” back and forth to each other. It’s just going to happen sometimes, because even though we enjoy talking about sports and all that, there are also jus...
00:13, 05/17/2019

Boban Marjanovic, Who Was Very Pumped To Be In John Wick 3, Kicked A Stuntman Very Far Over at the Wall Street Journal, Ben Cohen has an extremely enjoyable breakdown of Boban Marjanovic’s star turn in John Wick 3. At 7-foot-3 and 290 pounds, Boban, then with the Clippers, was handpicked to play a large assassin in a library fight scen...
00:13, 05/17/2019

Update Your Google Pay Privacy Settings Now Google Pay is a convenient way to consolidate your various payment methods under one account, and makes online shopping that much more streamlined. However, there are a few default Google Pay options you may want to consider opting out of if you’re c...
00:26, 05/17/2019

NYPD lieutenant texted ‘not a big deal’ after being told of Eric Garner’s death Text messages to a sergeant who had been present at the scene in 2014 were disclosed at disciplinary trial for officer Daniel PantaleoA senior New York city police officer involved in the arrest of Eric Garner, the African American man who died after...
00:39, 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

Tesla's Autopilot system was engaged during fatal crash, NTSB says The NTSB's preliminary report said the Tesla driver engaged Autopilot about 10 seconds before crashing into a semitrailer and the system did not detect the driver's hands on the wheel for fewer than eight seconds before the crash....
00:52, 05/17/2019

Nick Kyrgios throws chair at Italian Open; players debate punishment Nick Kyrgios walked off the court in a fit of rage and was defaulted from his second-round match at the Italian Open.        ...
00:52, 05/17/2019

Crystal Palace may demand £100m to consider Wilfried Zaha sale • Palace sympathetic to Zaha’s wish to play in Champions League• Club not looking to sell and have not received any offersCrystal Palace are yet to receive any offers for Wilfried Zaha who, effectively for the third summer in succession, has made cle...
00:52, 05/17/2019

Trump tells aides he does not want U.S. war with Iran U.S. President Donald Trump has told his top advisers he does not want to get the United States involved in a war with Iran, three U.S. officials said on Thursday....
00:52, 05/17/2019

Cuba, Canada foreign ministers discuss resolving Venezuela crisis Canada's foreign minister addressed Venezuela's crisis on Thursday with her Cuban counterpart during a half-day trip to Havana, according to the government, after the island recently said it was willing to help mediate....
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

House Democrats split as GOP demands action on anti-Israel boycott Top Republicans called on Democrats to pass a bill opposing the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement. Democrats argue the GOP is engaging in political gamesmanship....
01:00, 05/17/2019

AP Top Stories May 16 P Here's the latest for Thursday, May 16: President Trump seeks overhaul of immigration system; Congressional leaders hear about Iran threat; Chicago woman killed as baby is cut from her womb; New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is running for pres...
01:00, 05/17/2019

Death row inmate forgoes last meal, asks supporters to feed homeless Condemned inmates in Tennessee can spend up to $20 on a last meal before they are executed. Donnie Edward Johnson declined to pick one.        ...
01:00, 05/17/2019

Mountain View HS celebrates National College Signing Day TUCSON – Mountain View High School will host their annual College Signing Day on Friday. The event will be held at 9 a.m. at Mountain View High School (Auditorium), located at 3901 W. Linda Vista Blvd. Juan Ciscomani, Senior Advisor for Regional and ...
01:00, 05/17/2019

Pregnant Chicago woman slain, baby cut from her womb Chicago Police missing person flier for Marlen Ochoa-Uriostegui, who had gone to a Chicago home in response to a Facebook offer of free baby clothes, was strangled and her baby cut from her womb, police and family members said. (Chicago Police/Chicag...
01:00, 05/17/2019

TPD: Man accused of killing wife in custody TUCSON – A man is in custody after police found a woman’s body at a central Tucson home Wednesday night. According to Tucson Police Department, a woman in her 30’s was found dead from obvious signs of “sharp force trauma” at about 8 p.m. ...
01:00, 05/17/2019

Camp Fire, which killed 85 in California, blamed on PG&E lines LOS ANGELES — State investigators said Wednesday that Pacific Gas & Electric Co. electrical transmission lines caused the Camp Fire, which killed 85 people in Northern California last year. The utility, known as PG&E, said in financial filings in Feb...
01:00, 05/17/2019

Sunnyside Coach & Mentor To Make Comeback at MMA RUF 32 TUCSON – Sunnyside High school assistant wrestling coach Ray Piña is making a big comeback in professional Mixed Martial Arts. The 3-time wrestling state champ will fight at “RUF 32” in Maricopa, AZ. Here’s more with the Sunny...
01:00, 05/17/2019

Sun link streetcar switching schedule for summer TUCSON – With school out for the summer, the Sun Link streetcar is changing its’ hours of operation. Beginning Thursday, May 16, the streetcar will stop operating at 10 p.m. on Thursdays and midnight on Fridays and Saturdays. New summer s...
01:00, 05/17/2019

Maddie Poppe on new album, 'American Idol' finale drama: 'The situation speaks for itself' Last year's "American Idol" winner Maddie Poppe opens up about her debut album "Whirlwind," boyfriend Caleb Lee Hutchinson and complicated feelings about this Sunday's finale.        ...
01:26, 05/17/2019

Lauren Alaina reveals new boyfriend is comedian John Crist months after ended engagement Lauren Alaina and comedian John Crist met earlier this year after she commented on one of his Instagram videos.        ...
01:26, 05/17/2019

Playlist: What's Rob Thomas listening to? The Grammy-winning singer-songwriter and former Matchbox 20 frontman is currently gearing up for his North American Chip Tooth Tour.        ...
01:26, 05/17/2019

How the Trump prescription for drug prices transparency could make health care well again Requiring pharmaceutical manufacturers to disclose drug costs in television ads might stimulate debate on who pays for what: Our view        ...
01:26, 05/17/2019

Gavin Rossdale Makes Red Carpet Debut With 26-Year-Old Girlfriend Natalie Golba New couple alert! Gavin Rossdale has a special lady in his life and he made it known when he attended the John Wick: Chapter 3 -- Parabellum premiere last Thursday. At the event, the Bush......
01:26, 05/17/2019

Jen Harley Arrested 5 Months After Ronnie Ortiz-Magro Filed Domestic Battery Report Ronnie Ortiz-Magro's on-again, off-again girlfriend, Jen Harley, has been arrested. A source tells E! News that Jen was arrested today, May 16, in Las Vegas. Jen, who is the mother of......
01:26, 05/17/2019

Snooki Gets Candid About Feeling "Miserable" Ahead of Baby No. 3's Birth Snooki is ready for her son to arrive. The Jersey Shore star, who will welcome her third child in just a few weeks, has been feeling "miserable" as she gets ready to give birth.......
01:26, 05/17/2019

Saint West Shows Uncle Rob Kardashian Some Love: See All of His Sweetest Moments Kim Kardashian shared an adorable moment with her eldest son, Saint West. On Wednesday night, the Keeping Up With the Kardashians star took to her Instagram Story to post a video of Saint......
01:26, 05/17/2019

Channing Tatum and Jessie J Pack on the PDA During Magical Disneyland Date PDA alert! Channing Tatum and girlfriend Jessie J could barely keep their hands off each other as they went on a magical date to Disneyland in Anaheim, California on......
01:26, 05/17/2019

A mysterious ‘dense bullet’ blasted a giant hole in the Milky Way Due to its size (about a million times our sun’s mass), scientists aren’t quite sure; too big to be a star and there's no black hole nearby.        ...
01:39, 05/17/2019

UK raises threat level for personnel in Iraq over Iran 'threat' Britain has raised the threat level for UK forces and diplomats in Iraq because of what sources say is a heightened security risk from Iran, Sky News can reveal....
01:52, 05/17/2019

Madonna to perform at Eurovision in Israel despite boycott calls Madonna will perform during the final of the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel, it has been confirmed, despite calls for her and other stars to boycott the event....
01:52, 05/17/2019

How Adam Gase is trying to save Le’Veon Bell relationship Now that the partnership between Adam Gase and Mike Maccagnan has ended, the focus of the Jets world shifts to another relationship: Gase and star running back Le’Veon Bell. One area of fallout from Wednesday’s news that the Jets may have not anticip...
01:52, 05/17/2019

Microsoft and Sony to collaborate on game-streaming technology together Microsoft is helping Sony on its next game console - or at least the game-streaming service that will be running on it: Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and Sony CEO Kenichiro Yoshida today announced their partnership and the pair’s plans to work t...
02:00, 05/17/2019

Businesses need to do more to protect data, UK says In today's increasingly connected world, keeping our digital footprint private is growing more important and more challenging according to new research from Kaspersky Lab.The cybersecurity company surveyed 2,000 adults in the UK to discover that...
02:00, 05/17/2019

Huawei announces Mate 20 X and foldable Mate X as UK 5G products While 5G has been available in countries like the US and South Korea for a while now, the UK is still decidedly 'low-tech' in comparison. That's going to change when 5G launches in the UK on June 3, and Huawei has just announced its fi...
02:00, 05/17/2019

Supreme Court Order On Protection From Arrest To Ex-Kolkata Top Cop Today The Supreme Court is scheduled to pronounce verdict on Friday on the CBI application seeking vacation of the order which granted interim protection from arrest to former Kolkata Police Commissioner......
02:13, 05/17/2019

"Namaz In Amethi, Temple In Ujjain": Smriti Irani Attacks Priyanka Gandhi In a bitter attack on Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, Union Minister Smriti Irani on Thursday said the Congress general secretary offered ''namaz'' in Amethi and then also visited the Mahakaleshwar Temple in......
02:13, 05/17/2019

NC becomes first state to sue e-cigarette maker Juul over targeting teens North Carolina’s attorney general is asking a state judge to bar popular e-cigarette maker Juul Labs from selling to minors and force it to end slick marketing campaigns that appeal to them....
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

Baidu Warns of Challenges for Online Ad Business The internet-search company warned of fallout from the slowing Chinese economy and swung to a loss in the latest period as spending rose. Baidu said its online-marketing business was facing near-term headwinds....
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

‘Game of Thrones’ finale predictions — and questions that need answers The end is coming. And Sunday’s “Game of Thrones” finale, the series’ 73rd episode, is sure to be divisive. Last week, we saw Daenerys Targaryen (Emilia Clarke) raze King’s Landing in the show’s most polarizing plot point yet. A host of major charact...
02:39, 05/17/2019

Juice Wrld on losing ‘Lucid Dreams’ money: ‘I really don’t give no f–k’ If you think that Juice Wrld is bitter about Sting banking a reported 85% of the royalties for “Lucid Dreams” — his 2018 hit that interpolates the former Police frontman’s 1993 single “Shape of My Heart” — think again. To Juice, that lilting guitar l...
02:39, 05/17/2019

Corey Johnson unveils criminal justice plan amid De Blasio presidential run He’s auditioning to be the next mayor. As Mayor Bill de Blasio headed out of town Thursday to embark on a pipe-dream presidential bid, City Council Speaker Corey Johnson – who is eying a 2021 mayoral run — wasted no time trying to grab th...
02:39, 05/17/2019

De Blasio helps unite NYPD cops and Black Lives Matter activists NYPD cops and Black Lives Matter protesters finally found something they could agree on — neither side wants to see Mayor Bill de Blasio elected president. Members of the NYPD Police Benevolent Association and the anti-cop activist group stood ...
02:39, 05/17/2019

This British Lad's Body Art Is Quickly Becoming A Chronicle Of Failed Soccer Predictions Meet Jamie. He’s a Leeds United supporter who was proper chuffed when his beloved club made it to the English Championship playoff semifinal, and was likely chuffed even further after they took a 1-0 lead against Derby County in the first leg. Jamie ...
03:00, 05/17/2019

Recommitted Cardinals Star Patrick Peterson Hit With Six-Game PED Suspension Arizona Cardinals all-world cornerback Patrick Peterson has been suspended by the NFL for the first six games of the 2019-20 regular season, for violation of the league’s policy on performance enhancing substances. According to Mike Garafolo of NFL N...
03:00, 05/17/2019

The Twilight Zone clumsily tackles immigration in another frustrating episode The two best episodes of this new Twilight Zone so far have been “Replay” and “A Traveler,” neither of which have shied away from the social commentary that’s been central to this series, but both of which have been effectively spooky regardless, eve...
03:00, 05/17/2019

In sad news, Stan Lee never got to see Endgame Marvel’s made some of the highest grossing movies of all time, but none of it would’ve been possible if not for Stan Lee, whose characters form the spine of the sprawling universe. Lee died last year, but he’s still made a cameo in every single MCU m...
03:00, 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

Alabama executes man convicted of quadruple murder in 1997 A 42-year-old man was executed in Alabama on Thursday, more than 20 years after he was convicted, along with his friend, of killing his friend's father, the father's fiancée and her two children after a dispute over the use of a pickup truck....
03:26, 05/17/2019

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - May 17 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
03:39, 05/17/2019

UPDATE 3-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....
03:39, 05/17/2019

UPDATE 3-Pinterest shares plummet on disappointing 2019 revenue forecast Pinterest Inc on Thursday forecast 2019 revenue broadly in line with Wall Street targets, disappointing investors who had expected more from the freshly public, high flying stock, and sending its shares down 16 percent....
03:39, 05/17/2019

UPDATE 1-Musk to review all of Tesla's expenses in new cost cutting plan Tesla Inc Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk told employees on Thursday that he will increase scrutiny of the company's expenses in his latest initiative to cut costs at the electric car maker....
03:39, 05/17/2019

Chelsea Manning Sent Back To Jail For Contempt Former US military intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning was ordered back to jail on Thursday for refusing to testify before a grand jury believed to be investigating WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange....
04:00, 05/17/2019

Negotiations in Norway Aim to Resolve Venezuela’s Political Crisis (CARACAS, Venezuela) — Diplomatic efforts aimed at resolving Venezuela’s crisis accelerated on Thursday as the government and opposition sent envoys to talks in Norway, though the two sides’ mutual mistrust and differences on key is...
04:00, 05/17/2019

Switzerland Loves Guns. The E.U. Wants Reforms. Voters Will Decide The hills of Switzerland will soon be alive with the sound of gunfire. The country’s largest annual shooting competition, the Feldschiessen, held between May 24 and 26, attracts an estimated 130,000 sharpshooters of all ages from all over Switz...
04:00, 05/17/2019

Hong Kong Activist Joshua Wong Sent Back to Prison After Losing Appeal Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong, one of the student leaders of the 2014 Umbrella Movement, was sent back to prison Thursday after losing an appeal against a contempt of court conviction. Wong, 22, was sentenced to three months in prison in J...
04:00, 05/17/2019

Maine bans Native American mascots in all state schools Maine became the first state to ban the use of Native American mascot in all of its public schools on Thursday, setting a precedent in the nationwide debate over the names and depictions of groups used by amateur and professional sports teams....
04:00, 05/17/2019

Vita Coco is getting downright pissy with internet trolls Don’t piss off Vita Coco… The coconut water brand will apparently go to any lengths to get people to try its new product — even if it means sending a jar of one of its employee’s pee to a Twitter troll. Coconut water is a divisive flavor. Its p...
04:00, 05/17/2019

Indy 500: Red Bull F1 junior O'Ward walks away from airborne crash New Red Bull Formula 1 junior Patricio O'Ward walked away from a crash on the third day of practice for the Indianapolis 500 in which his car was briefly airborne...
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

Jets WR Robby Anderson signs restricted free agent tender New York Jets wide receiver Robby Anderson signs second-round restricted free agent tender, worth $3.095 million        ...
04:13, 05/17/2019

The legends of 1969: Mario Andretti’s unlikely Indy 500 victory filled with racing lore Mario Andretti shares the stories of his strange path to victory in 1969 Indy 500 as the 50th anniversary approaches.        ...
04:13, 05/17/2019

Danny Lee shoots 64, sits 2nd to Koepka after PGA 1st round Danny Lee shoots 6-under 64 in opening round of PGA Championship to sit one stroke behind leader Brooks Koepka        ...
04:13, 05/17/2019

Einride's autonomous truck begins daily delivery test in Sweden Swedish AV startup Einride has begun testing its all-electric delivery truck on a public road in Sweden. As a part of a year-long trial, the Einride T-Pod truck began the first of what will be many daily freight deliveries this week in the city of J&...
04:26, 05/17/2019

Here's Drake's Response to Claims He Underwent Plastic Surgery to Get a 6-Pack Drake's physique is all natural... and he's not afraid to make it known. The 32-year-old rapper was most definitely feeling himself on Thursday evening when he took to Instagram......
04:39, 05/17/2019

WWE Legend Ric Flair Hospitalized for Health Complications Ric Flair has been hospitalized after suffering a medical emergency again. The 70-year-old WWE Hall of Famer, one of the most popular wrestlers of all time and also known as the......
04:39, 05/17/2019

PUBG Mobile passes 100 million monthly active players, launches season 7 battle pass The new update comes with several improvements, as well as new weapons and skins. And the Royale Pass offers additional rewards for hardcore players.Read More...
04:39, 05/17/2019

Chelsea Manning jailed again as she refuses to testify before grand jury Former army private says she would ‘rather starve to death’ than cooperate in growing battle of willsChelsea Manning was again behind bars on Thursday night after she was jailed for a second time for contempt of court, having refused to cooperate wit...
04:39, 05/17/2019

Mum and me: a story of immigration and integration | Podcast Guardian columnist Aditya Chakrabortty, the son of two Indian immigrants, explains why he felt so frustrated with a recent report from Tony Blair’s thinktank. And Katharine Murphy looks ahead to Australia’s imminent electionGuardian columnist Aditya ...
04:39, 05/17/2019

Warriors' Kevin Durant to miss Games 3 and 4 vs. Blazers Kevin Durant's strained right calf was re-evaluated before Game 2 and "has shown good progress," but he is still not ready to return to the court.        ...
04:52, 05/17/2019

Using cart 'almost embarrassing', says Daly after riding Bethpage John Daly said it had been almost embarrassing riding a cart in the PGA Championship first round at Bethpage Black, where he limped and puffed his way around the long and hilly course on Thursday....
04:52, 05/17/2019

Burkina Faso minister warns terrorists gain ground in Sahel The foreign minister of Burkina Faso is warning that terrorist activity in Africa’s volatile Sahel region is gaining ground and there is “a very real risk” of destabilizing the whole region...
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

Bad news, journalists: Robots are writing really good headlines now Journalism is hard. Hours of research and writing culminate with publishing a piece with little more than blind faith that it’ll be well-received. Most aren’t. And for those that flop, it’s typically the headline we start with when trying to diagnose...
05:39, 05/17/2019

GOP threat to LGBTQ bill triggers Dem mobilization Some senior House Democrats are privately anxious that GOP floor antics on Friday could jeopardize the fate of a sweeping bill to shield LGBTQ people from discrimination.Democratic leaders have been doing everything they can to beat back the Republic...
05:39, 05/17/2019

Colbert thinks Alabama's new viral marketing campaign for The Handmaid's Tale is going a little far It’s been a bad week in America—which is to say, it’s been a bad couple of years in America, and this week saw that badness manifest in one of its most obviously upsetting forms—as a number of states, including Alabama, Mississippi, Ohio, and Georgia...
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

Bucks take 1-0 lead into game 2 against the Raptors Toronto Raptors (58-24, second in the Eastern Conference during the regular season) vs. Milwaukee Bucks (60-22, first in the Eastern Conference during the regular season)...
05:52, 05/17/2019

F.B.I. to Florida Lawmakers: You Were Hacked by Russians, but Don’t Tell Voters Republican and Democratic lawmakers harshly criticized the F.B.I. for declining to publicly identify the two Florida counties that Russian hackers breached in 2016....
06:00, 05/17/2019

A Day After Banning Abortions, Alabama Executes a Murderer The two actions on consecutive days highlighted the contradiction some on the right feel between opposing abortion on sanctity-of-life grounds and supporting the death penalty....
06:00, 05/17/2019

Children’s Peace garden vandalized TUCSON – The Children’s Peace Garden at Manuel Herrera Jr. Park is a place that was built for local children to come and find comfort. Monday, the garden was trashed by vandals. Pots and plants smashed, benches turned over and graffiti on...
06:26, 05/17/2019

House set to approve sweeping bill to expand gay rights WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats in the House are poised to approve sweeping anti-discrimination legislation that would extend civil rights protections to LGBT people by prohibiting discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity. Dubbed the...
06:26, 05/17/2019

KHSAA Tennis Regional Finals Highlights Boys Singles: Paul Laurence Dunbar’s Matt Halpin defeats Tates Creek’s Zach White to win fourth straight 11th regional championship Girls Singles Scott County’s Olivia Gallagher defeats Henry Clay’s Katie Robeson to win third ...
06:26, 05/17/2019

Mexico beats US 2-1 in extra time for CONCACAF U17 title BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Israel Luna scored the tiebreaking goal in the 108th minute, and Mexico beat the United States 2-1 in extra time Thursday night to win its fourth straight CONCACAF Under-17 Championship. Mexico has won eight CONCACAF Under-17 t...
06:26, 05/17/2019

The Latest: Lawyer believes Tennessee inmate suffered NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on the scheduled execution of a Tennessee man who suffocated his wife (all times local): 9:15 p.m. A lawyer for a Tennessee inmate who was executed by lethal injection says she believes he suffered excruciating pain...
06:26, 05/17/2019

Falcons sign first-round draft choice Lindstrom FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons have signed first-round draft pick Chris Lindstrom to a four-year contract. Lindstrom, the first guard drafted in the first round by the Falcons since Bill Fralic in 1985, was the last of Atlanta’s...
06:26, 05/17/2019

The Latest: Beshear denounces attack ad during debate LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on an attack ad run by a group backing Adam Edelen in Kentucky’s Democratic gubernatorial primary (all times local): 8:25 p.m. Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andy Beshear has denounced a short-lived attack ...
06:26, 05/17/2019

The Next Evolution of Online Shopping Is Letting a Bot Buy You Underwear Online retailers are engaged in a constant, all-consuming quest to make the process of buying stuff ever faster and more efficient and to remove as many barriers between you and the final click-confirmed purchase as possible. Amazon has experimented ...
06:26, 05/17/2019

Gannett shareholders reject hedge fund’s board candidates The vote at Gannett’s annual meeting amounted to a rejection of Alden’s Media News Group’s attempt to acquire the newspaper chain through a hostile takeover launched in January....
06:52, 05/17/2019

With Masters celebration behind him, Tiger Woods salvages shaky round at PGA Championship Tiger Woods, a four-time PGA Championship winner, was up-and-down all day Thursday at Bethpage Black, shooting a 2-over 72.        ...
07:00, 05/17/2019

Tooth Study Has Modern Humans Splitting From Neanderthals 400,000 Years Earlier Than Thought Neanderthals and modern humans diverged at least 800,000 years ago, substantially earlier than indicated by most DNA-based estimates, according to new research by a UCL academic. The research, published in Science Advances, analyzed dental evolutiona...
07:00, 05/17/2019

Boston Bruins sweep Carolina Hurricanes to advance to Stanley Cup Final Even without captain Zdeno Chara, the Bruins finished off the Hurricanes in Game 4 to advance to the Stanley Cup Final for the first time since 2013.        ...
07:52, 05/17/2019

Cordell's suicide squeeze lifts White Sox over Blue Jays 4-2 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 for their fourth win in five games     ...
07:52, 05/17/2019

Instagram expands its Explore tab with Stories, IGTV, and Shopping Instagram is increasingly placing more of its eggs in its Stories, Shopping, and IGTV baskets, with the photography and videography-centric social media platform now bringing these features to an even broader audience.The Explore tab of Instagram &#x...
08:00, 05/17/2019

The best Xbox One X prices, bundles and sales in Australia (May 2019) UPDATE: Big W's eBay store has a fantastic Xbox One X bundle that offers the 1TB console in black alongside two games in Mortal Kombat 11 and Crackdown 3 for only $509 (using a coupon code). Details below. At E3 2017, Microsoft officially unvei...
08:00, 05/17/2019

African Markets - Factors to watch on May 17 The following company announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency market moves and political events may affect African markets on Friday. - - - - - GLOBAL MARKETS Asian shares were struggling to end a bleak we...
08:00, 05/17/2019

PRESS DIGEST-New York Times business news - May 17 The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
08:00, 05/17/2019

Singapore Airlines says its order for 31 Boeing 737 MAX jets "intact" Singapore Airlines CEO Goh Choon Phong said on Friday that an order for 31 737 MAX jets from Boeing remains "intact", despite deadly crashes involving the aircraft....
08:00, 05/17/2019

NASCAR fans get the racing they deserve A typical criticism of NASCAR racing is that it's just a bunch of people “driving in circles for two hours.” It’s a critique borne out of ignorance as much as it is a dislike of the sport. The reality is, operating a 3,400-pound race car at speeds ov...
08:52, 05/17/2019

BP faces investor push to beef up fight against climate change BP will face pressure at a meeting next week to set tougher targets to combat climate change, the latest signal from investors that they want the oil and gas industry to do more to clean up its act....
09:13, 05/17/2019

Israel Folau sacked after panel rules in favour of Rugby Australia Social media post proves the end for Wallabies starPlayer’s four-year, $4m contract terminatedIsrael Folau sacked – live updatesIsrael Folau’s rugby career appears over after an independent panel backed Rugby Australia’s intention to rip up his four-...
09:13, 05/17/2019

Senate OKs Trump’s Latest Federal Judge Pick Despite Dem Fears About Where She Stands on Brown and Roe The Senate Thursday confirmed Wendy Vitter, Donald Trump’s nominee to sit on the federal bench in New Orleans, despite strong objections from Democrats about her stance on Roe and Brown, respectively, the nation’s landmark pro-choice and school deseg...
09:26, 05/17/2019

Viacom betting big that Pluto TV will rival Netflix, Amazon Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Disney+ and…Pluto TV? Viacom boss Bob Bakish is betting big on a little-known startup to compete among a fast-growing crop of video-streaming titans — but media insiders wonder whether the millennial viewers he’s targetin...
09:39, 05/17/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares shudder as Beijing talks tough Asian shares suffered a fresh bout of the shakes on Friday as tough words on trade from China's media drowned out upbeat news on the U.S. economy and corporate earnings....
09:39, 05/17/2019

UK's Deliveroo says Amazon heads latest funding round of $575 mln Deliveroo said on Friday that Amazon.com Inc was the lead investor of a new $575 million funding round in the British online food delivery company alongside its existing investors....
09:39, 05/17/2019

Even with sandy spines and smudged type, reading on the beach is a pleasure | Hannah Jane Parkinson It’s harder here for real life to intrudeI am writing this column from a beach in Cuba. My fringe has been slicked back by the sea. One half of my face is already the colour of cheap rosé. I am lying under a palm tree to save the other half from a si...
09:39, 05/17/2019

GTA 6 Release Date Update: Next Grand Theft Auto to arrive in 2020? We wouldn't bet on it GTA 6 is naturally the next big game fans want to see from Rockstar Games and parent company Take-Two, but suggestions it might arrive in 2020 are way off the mark....
10:13, 05/17/2019

Iguodala locks down Lillard in closing seconds as Warriors rally for Game 2 win Andre Iguodala clamped Damian Lillard in the final seconds as the Golden State Warriors picked up a 114-111 win over the Portland Trail Blazers in Game 2....
10:26, 05/17/2019

2019 PGA Championship: Brooks Koepka soars into lead, Tiger Woods shoots 72 Brooks Koepka sat atop the leaderboard at the 101st PGA Championship, coasting through a bogey-free round of 63 that set the course record at Bethpage Black....
10:26, 05/17/2019

German state vows crackdown on criminal clans Intimidation, coercion, assault: clan crime is "not petty crime," according to the interior minister of Germany's most populous state. The problem had been "deliberately ignored" in the past, he said. But not any more....
10:39, 05/17/2019

Can a cyberattack spark WW3? Over these past few years, cyberspace has defined our lives more than ever. Just consider some of the biggest news stories: the DNC hacks and Trump, the Cambridge Analytica scandal, the Russian Troll Factory, Wikileaks, Edward Snowden, and the NSA &#...
10:52, 05/17/2019

WWII British shipwreck leaking oil off New York The U.S. Coast Guard says a World War II-era shipwreck off Long Island is leaking oil through two pinpoint leaks. It is conducting an assessment of the remaining oil aboard the British tanker Coimbra, which was sank by a Nazi U-boat in 1942. (May 17)...
11:13, 05/17/2019

Trump mocks de Blasio's presidential candidacy U.S. President Donald Trump went on Twitter to mock New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday, after de Blasio announced that he's running for the Democratic presidential nomination. (May 17)        ...
11:13, 05/17/2019

Family: Woman shot by Texas cop was mentally ill The lawyer for the family of a woman who was fatally shot by a Houston-area police cop says the officer knew she suffered from mental illness. (May 16)        ...
11:13, 05/17/2019

Buttigieg: Rights and freedom are under assault Presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg told a Chicago audience that you're not free in the U.S. if your reproductive health can be criminalized. (May 16)        ...
11:13, 05/17/2019

2019 hurricane names: Is your name on the list? The Atlantic hurricane season is June 1-Nov. 30. Is your name Andrea, Fernand or Sebastien? If so, there's a storm with your moniker.        ...
11:13, 05/17/2019

Defense, Prosecution on Manning back in jail Former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning was ordered back to jail for refusing to testify to a grand jury The prosecution and her defense lawyer react. (May 16)        ...
11:13, 05/17/2019

'Water is what's killing people': Hurricanes could cause catastrophic flooding in Florida Floodwater forecasts and warnings are rising to the forefront among emergency managers across the Southeast.        ...
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

Some San Franciscans now living on the bay as housing crunch sends them to boats, barges San Francisco’s twin crises of housing and homelessness are reaching a tipping point, forcing some residents to move to makeshift boats and barges, forming floating tent cities, due to a lack of affordable shelter....
11:26, 05/17/2019

S. Korea allows businesspeople to visit North factory park SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea says it will allow its businesspeople to visit their factories at an industrial park in North Korea that was shut down by Seoul’s previous conservative government in 2016 following a North Korean nuclear te...
11:39, 05/17/2019

Council of Europe to discuss Russia’s voting rights MOSCOW (AP) — The Council of Europe has gathered for a ministerial meeting that could restore Russia’s voting rights in the continent’s main human rights watchdog. The council suspended Russia’s voting rights after it annexed Ukrain...
11:39, 05/17/2019

Taiwan’s legislature approves same-sex marriage in first for Asia TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan’s legislature approves same-sex marriage in first for Asia....
11:39, 05/17/2019

The Latest: Saudis want Washington to launch strikes on Iran DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 10:45 p.m. Pakistan’s Foreign Ministry has urged the Uni...
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

Singapore's GIC Takes Stake in WaterBridge at $3 Billion Valuation Singapore sovereign-wealth fund GIC has bought a stake in WaterBridge Resources in a deal that values the Houston-based handler of oil-drilling wastewater at nearly $3 billion including debt, according to people familiar with the matter....
11:39, 05/17/2019

Treasury to Sell $109 Billion in Debt The U.S. Treasury Department will auction next week $109 billion in securities, comprising $62 billion in new debt and $47 billion in previously sold debt....
11:39, 05/17/2019

Only Tariffs Can Rain on Walmart's Party Walmart’s string of strong sales continues unabated in 2019, with its first-quarter earnings topping expectations and setting up a strong outlook for the rest of the year....
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

I was filled with self-loathing after losing my novel on my laptop – Russell Crowe came to my rescue | Brigid Delaney While my general level of chaos has made life hard, the Gladiator is my guardian angelYou dream of a novel long before you write it. It ferments in some depthless place in your subconscious and, when it’s ready to pop out, it will tap on your skull l...
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

Boeing completes software update on 737 Max planes Jets have been grounded since March after being involved in two fatal crashesBoeing has completed a software update for its 737 Max jets, which have been grounded worldwide since March after they were involved in two fatal crashes.The planemaker said...
12:00, 05/17/2019

The dermatologist in Congress A year ago, Rep. John Joyce, R-Pa., was a full-time dermatologist alongside his wife in his hometown of Altoona. Becoming a politician was never his plan, but when a congressional seat opened up in 2018, Joyce threw his hat into the ring because, in ...
12:00, 05/17/2019

Taiwan votes to legalize same-sex marriage Taiwan’s legislature voted Friday to legalize same-sex marriage, a first in Asia and a boost for LGBT rights activists who had championed the cause for two decades. (May 17)        ...
12:13, 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

In first for Asia, Taiwan lawmakers back same-sex marriage Taiwan became the first place in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage on Friday, as thousands of demonstrators outside parliament cheered and waved rainbow flags, despite deep divisions over marriage equality....
12:26, 05/17/2019

'Zero chance' of a Brexit deal with PM May's government: Labour source says British Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit talks with the opposition Labour Party will not succeed because her government is on the verge of collapsing and so there could be a new leader within weeks, a Labour source said....
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

India's Modi chooses woman facing terrorism charges as election candidate For nearly a decade, Pragya Thakur was known mostly as the saffron-clad Hindu ascetic shuttling in and out of Indian courts, flanked by police, facing charges under an anti-terrorism law for plotting a bomb attack on Muslims....
12:26, 05/17/2019

Singapore targets lawyers in digital transformation drive Law Society establishes SmartLaw Guild to showcase best practices and case studies of technology adoption in the legal community, which have been offered support, including a S$3.68 million tech fund, to digitise their operations....
12:39, 05/17/2019

Airlines face scramble to restore 737 MAX flights once regulators approve fix Once global regulators clear Boeing Co's 737 MAX to fly again after deadly crashes, airlines which have put their fleets into mechanical hibernation since March will scramble to begin the biggest ungrounding effort in history....
12:52, 05/17/2019

Roger Federer Gets the Pope Treatment on a Chaotic Day at the Italian Open While Federer was awed by the way fans responded to him at the Italian Open, other players were struggling to cope with poor conditions on and off the court....
12:52, 05/17/2019

London Bridge inquest: Heroic nurse killed in terror attack told friends she 'had to help' moments before she was fatally stabbed while tending to victim A heroic nurse who died in the London Bridge terror attack told friends she "had to help" moments before she was fatally stabbed while tending to one of the victims, the inquest heard today....
13:00, 05/17/2019

The Londoner: Donkeys make an ass out of Farage Guerilla billboard campaign targets Nigel Farage / Boris Johnson's campaign confusion / Jacob Rees-Mogg loses box office draw / Tessa Ferrer recalls Catch-22 mishaps...
13:00, 05/17/2019

Big Sleepy Boy Mike Francesa Conks Out On The Air Yet Again My friends, it has happened again. For at least the third time, reluctant sports grouch Mike Francesa dozed off on the air. There are two ways you can be sure this is Francesa conking out: first, look at him, the microphone pushes his glasses an inch...
13:13, 05/17/2019

Experience: I manage the last Blockbuster in the world It was just us and a store in Perth, Australia. They called the night they closed to wish us all the bestI remember watching my first rental movie when I was six years old. My aunt owned a video store here in Oregon and we borrowed a VHS copy of Polt...
13:13, 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

Lotus plots expansion to include more sports cars and SUV Group CEO voices ambition for a wide range of world-class cars following substantial cash injection from Geely Lotus is plotting an extensive overhaul of its product line-up, according to Group Lotus CEO Feng Qingfeng.  Feng, who also holds the role...
13:13, 05/17/2019

On This Day: The great Sugar Ray Leonard was born He was born on 17 May 1956, he was perfectly proportioned, graceful, quick and ruthless, Sugar Ray Leonard had it all, writes our former editor Claude Abrams The post On This Day: The great Sugar Ray Leonard was born appeared first on Boxing News....
13:26, 05/17/2019

US briefing: Trump's new immigration plan, Iran and Chelsea Manning Friday’s top story: ‘merit-based’ immigration plan is ‘dead on arrival’, say critics. Plus, how Venezuela’s stalled revolution shows the limitations of the crowdSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with ...
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

Are streaming platforms helping make the case for diversity? Netflix and the Cannes Film Festival have a spat about how the streaming platform's content is distributed. But could Cannes be missing out on content that is revolutionizing the industry's approach to diversity?...
14:00, 05/17/2019

Google, Facebook, Twitter rapped for not doing enough in EU fake news fight Facebook, Google and Twitter were reprimanded by the European Commission on Friday for not doing enough to tackle fake news plaguing the election campaign to the European Parliament, seven months after promising to do more....
14:13, 05/17/2019

Inside the relationship that unleashed Steph Curry's greatness Before the Warriors guard could inspire a generation to believe that no shot was impossible, he had to believe it himself. This is the story of the coach who instilled that belief....
14:13, 05/17/2019

How Tacko Fall measured up at the NBA Draft Combine Tacko Fall measured up — literally — at the NBA Draft Combine in Chicago on Thursday. The measurement numbers for the the big man Fall — who burst on the national scene when his Central Florida Knights nearly upset Zion Williamson’s Duke Blue D...
14:39, 05/17/2019

Yankees-Rays rivalry is getting more hostile It’s never going to escalate to the level of Red Sox-Yankees, but when the Rays open a three-game series against the Yankees on Friday night at Yankee Stadium, first place in the AL East will be in the air. That should be enough to stir emotions betw...
14:39, 05/17/2019

The local club pro who outplayed Tiger Woods at PGA Championship Jason Caron had just finished his PGA Championship opening round Thursday at Bethpage Black after having carded an impressive even-par 70 to stand tied for 17th — pretty good for a Long Island club pro — when someone asked what he thought about havin...
14:39, 05/17/2019

Brooks Koepka not only PGA contender who’s getting stronger Danny Lee knew he had to get stronger and longer if he was going to be able to compete on the PGA Tour. So he spent the past year and a half lifting weights and working on his technique, hoping to gain the extra yardage that would allow him to compet...
14:39, 05/17/2019

Rob Manfred goes to bat against fans in latest rain-delay rip-offs It’s the continuing normalization of the preposterous, an invite to get out, stay out — by order of the authorities. Consider that this week a New York City councilman had to tell the Commissioner of Baseball that MLB’s now-standard two- and th...
14:39, 05/17/2019

Mistakes on your credit report could cost you thousands: How to fix them The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau database that went public after the Equifax data breach in 2017 logged 257,000 consumer complaints in 2018.        ...
14:39, 05/17/2019

Tower of London welcomes new ravens, ensuring the kingdom won’t crumble The Tower of London and the United Kingdom have been saved from prophesied doom after the historic landmark welcomed the birth of new raven chick for the first time in 30 years....
14:52, 05/17/2019

China, Iran foreign ministers meet amid Middle East tensions The foreign ministers of China and Iran have met in Beijing amid heightened Middle East tensions and efforts by Tehran to keep its world markets open....
14:52, 05/17/2019

New study says processed foods make us crave more calories What is healthy when it comes to food? That’s a question that many people struggle to answer on a daily basis around the world. How much sugar, fat, carbs, and salt our bodies need has been the topic of debate for, well, pretty much forever, an...
15:00, 05/17/2019

Galaxy S10 5G speed tests show Verizon’s 5G network is getting faster and faster The Galaxy S10 5G smartphone is now available from Verizon, which means you’ll soon be able to test out the carrier’s 5G network assuming you reside in one of the first Verizon 5G markets. We’ve already seen early tests performed on...
15:13, 05/17/2019

Shares swoon as Beijing ramps up war of words World share markets suffered a fresh bout of selling on Friday after tough words on trade from China, while bets on a new pro-Brexit leader in Britain sent the pound sliding to its worst week in well over a year....
15:13, 05/17/2019

IATA chief says trade tensions to hit 2019 airline profit outlook The head of global airlines lobby IATA warned on Thursday of lower industry forecasts for 2019, triggered by increasing trade tensions and higher costs....
15:13, 05/17/2019

Bitcoin sinks abruptly after seven weeks of recovery The price of bitcoin abruptly sank more than 20% on Friday, a move that didn't appear to have a particular trigger and came after a strong recovery in the crypto-currency since early April that took it to 10-month highs....
15:13, 05/17/2019

Promoted: Jack Butel targets strong British GT Snetterton result Aston Martin Racing Academy driver Jack Butel is confident of a strong performance in the second British GT meeting of the season, which is taking place at Snetterton this weekend...
15:26, 05/17/2019

Trump says 'good chance' Democrats will back immigration, border plan U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday there was a "good chance" Democrats would back his immigration and border protection efforts ahead of the November 2020 elections, despite their opposition to his latest plan to overhaul the current system....
15:39, 05/17/2019

President Trump Has Decided Not to Impose New Tariffs on Cars and Auto Parts – for Now (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump is delaying any decision to impose auto tariffs on car and auto part imports, deciding against ratcheting up trade disputes or impacting talks with European nations and Japan. Trump announced his decision t...
15:52, 05/17/2019

What war with Iran would look like If the long history of military conflict teaches us anything, it’s that wars, like marriages, are easier to get into than out. War with Iran would be no exception....
15:52, 05/17/2019

Bob Menendez: We don’t need another ‘weapons of mass destruction’ moment with Iran Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., warned the Trump administration Thursday that the U.S. must avoid the same miscalculations that led up to the 2003 invasion of Iraq as U.S. forces bolster a military presence in the Persian Gulf to counter Iran....
15:52, 05/17/2019

Previously deported Honduran brings 6-month-old unrelated baby across border A previously deported Honduran man has been charged in a Texas court with alien smuggling after he illegally crossed the U.S-Mexico border with a six-month-old baby who was not his, according to Immigration and Customs Enforcement....
15:52, 05/17/2019

A wonderful week of adventures in captivating Cuba “Why Cuba?” more than one friend asked when we told them about the trip we were planning. Why, indeed. Americans of my generation (I’m now 70) grew up on black-and-white TV images of a fierce Fidel, an angry Nikita Khrushchev threatening to bea...
16:00, 05/17/2019

Asus ZenFone 6 vs Samsung Galaxy S10: a flipping camera or a punch-hole display The Asus ZenFone series has been around for half a decade. We would not be surprised to hear that some of you have not realized Asus makes phones, though. Its ZenFone 6 is the one of most concerted efforts to change that since the series began i...
16:13, 05/17/2019

LG's new AI chip will give your appliances eyes and ears The battle for the smart home is on, with technology manufacturers old and new seeking to make your home appliances as intelligent and connected as possible. LG's response? An AI processor that can process video and audio data to help it carry o...
16:13, 05/17/2019

Joe Concha: Biden's campaign getting more media attention 'than every other candidate combined' Former Vice President Joe Biden is dominating other Democrats in the primary thanks to getting the most media attention since he announced his 2020 presidential bid, says The Hill media reporter Joe Concha....
16:13, 05/17/2019

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino and Antonio Conte favourites to replace Max Allegri at Juventus Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino and former Chelsea coach Antonio Conte are among the early favourites to take over from Massimiliano Allegri at Juventus...
16:13, 05/17/2019

This High-Protein Breakfast Recipe May Help You Shed Kilos (Video) Food YouTuber, Manjula Jain on her channel Manjula's Kitchen talks about incredibly healthy and nutritious oats dosa and how to make it at home without putting extra efforts....
16:13, 05/17/2019

Why do Blondie, the Strokes and Gucci love punk band Surfbort? Inside the world of the buzzy garage group fighting Trump and triumphing in the face of traumaWhen Beyoncé brought “surfbort” into popular parlance on her 2013 single Drunk in Love, she was referring to coitus in the bath (see also: the bathtub boogi...
16:39, 05/17/2019

Retro metro: Kolkata's time travel machine – a cartoon A journey on Kolkata’s neglected but beautiful metro is also a trip back in time, says artist Dwarka Nath SinhaThe Kolkata metro system opened for business in 1984, making it the oldest in India. Unfortunately, having been the first to boast a metro,...
16:39, 05/17/2019

Can Kevin Lee cut it at welterweight? Rafael dos Anjos is a former UFC lightweight champion who is struggling at welterweight. Kevin Lee, once a top contender at 155 pounds, is now hoping to make his move upward at 170....
17:00, 05/17/2019

Le Mans MotoGP: Maverick Vinales leads crash-filled practice Maverick Vinales topped a crash-filled Friday afternoon MotoGP practice for the French Grand Prix at Le Mans as Yamaha team-mate Valentino Rossi was left facing a possible Q1 appearance again...
17:00, 05/17/2019

EU wheat in good shape after rain eases concerns over dry spring Welcome rain in the four largest European Union wheat producers raised hopes for a good harvest this summer after a dry spring sparked fears of a repeat of last year's drought-damaged crop, experts said on Friday....
17:13, 05/17/2019

America's push to upgrade airports gains traction as New Orleans opens new terminal later this year When the New Orleans new terminal opens later this year, it will be the latest upgrade and expansion of a U.S. airport, a key part of America's infrastructure sorely in need of major renovations....
17:13, 05/17/2019

Teacher had sex with student in SUV behind hotel: court docs A 16-year-old boy told state police that a gym teacher in upstate New York sent him nude photos before having sex with him in a car behind a hotel, court records show. Lindsey M. Halstead, 29, was arrested Tuesday on charges of sexual misconduct and ...
17:13, 05/17/2019

State senator wants to ban perverts from the subway State Sen. Diane Savino is joining forces with the NYPD to craft legislation pushing back against the scourge of subway perverts — including possible lifetime bans for the worst of the worst. The Brooklyn Democrat has sent her own proposal, which wou...
17:13, 05/17/2019

De Blasio unites America — against his presidential bid Mayor Bill de Blasio pulled off an impossible feat Thursday by uniting Americans of all persuasions — against his quixotic presidential bid. True to form, de Blasio was late to join the Democratic primary field, and became the 24th person to announce...
17:13, 05/17/2019

Pope accepts resignation of Brazilian bishop accused of extortion, cover-up Vilson Dias de Oliveira is under investigation for alleged extortion of priests in his diocese, and the covering-up of sexual abuse cases, according to Brazilian media reports....
17:13, 05/17/2019

Listen Up: The Best Noise Canceling Headphones Are $70 Off Right Now Drop (formerly Massdrop) is offering one of the best deals on the best noise canceling headphones right now, the Sony WH1000XM3 Bluetooth Wireless Noise Canceling Headphones....
17:26, 05/17/2019

Former French President Sarkozy set for trial over fraud allegations tied to 2012 campaign France’s Constitutional Council on Friday rejected an appeal by former president Nicolas Sarkozy - all but assuring the ex-head of state stand trial over alleged illegal financing tied to his failed 2012 re-election bid. ...
17:39, 05/17/2019

Germany to return ancient stone cross to Namibia Germany's culture minister says the country is returning to Namibia a centuries-old stone cross, even though it was originally of European origin, as a gesture of reconciliation....
17:39, 05/17/2019

Mike Francesa appears to fall asleep again on air The Yankees sure are bor…. zzz. Mike Francesa appeared to fall victim to the sleepies again this week, while a caller was demanding the Yankees “lower ticket prices and shorten the season.” Francesa’s eyes drooped as the calle...
17:52, 05/17/2019

Iran says 'concrete action' needed to save nuclear deal Iranian foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Friday that China, Russia and other countries must take "concrete action" to save the 2015 nuclear agreement....
17:52, 05/17/2019

Stop Tuvalu and ‘the world from sinking’ UN chief tells island nation facing existential threat from rising seas Tuvalu “faces an existential threat from sea-level rise”, the United Nations chief said during his visit to the Pacific island nation on Friday whose highest point is less than five metres above the waves....
17:52, 05/17/2019

Now Ocean Plastics Could Be Killing Oxygen-Making Bacteria The toxins that plastics leach into seawater severely affect the bacteria that provides perhaps 20 percent of Earth's oxygen. That's when things get complicated......
18:13, 05/17/2019

The wealthiest investors are ramping up on this asset Even if you're a millionaire, cash is king. Investors in TIGER 21, a group of individuals with at least $10 million to invest, stepped up their allocation toward cash during the first three months of 2019....
18:13, 05/17/2019

England v Pakistan: hosts chasing 341 to win fourth ODI and series – live! Raf Nicholson: how cricket holds back female coachesCounty Championship: Somerset v Surrey and more – live!And you can email Nick here with your thoughts 5.02pm BST Evening. At the risk of displaying that winning arrogance before actually achieving a...
18:26, 05/17/2019

Capitals’ blue line depth is an oft-touted strength, one that may be tested by offseason turnover Washington has long touted defense as the jewel of its prospect pipeline, and with turnover to the Capitals’ corps expected this summer, that organizational depth might finally be tested....
18:39, 05/17/2019

AMD Ryzen processors and Navi graphics cards coming in Q3 2019 AMD Ryzen 3rd Generation processors and Navi graphics cards are still on the way in Q3 2019, according to AMD’s new roadmap at its annual shareholder meeting earlier this week. There have already been plenty of rumors that Ryzen 3rd Gener...
18:52, 05/17/2019

Sky Broadband Boost is here to pursuade you to buy its broadband deals Sky has announced a new offer that aims to give its customers the fastest broadband speeds possible - and it's aptly named Sky Broadband Boost. Yup, this is a direct attack on BT Broadband and Virgin Media broadband and it might just work.Sky Br...
18:52, 05/17/2019

French Doctor Suspected In 17 More Poisoning Cases A French doctor already under investigation for poisoning seven patients has been charged with poisoning 17 more people at a clinic in eastern France, one of his lawyers said....
18:52, 05/17/2019