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Hundreds of millions pledged for Notre Dame rebuild not yet collected, archbishop says

The more than a billion dollars pledged from people around the world to help fund the reconstruction of Notre Dame Cathedral has yet to be collected, the Archbi...

Hundreds of millions pledged for Notre Dame rebuild not yet collected, archbishop says

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Can Medieval Artisans From Guédelon Help Rebuild Notre-Dame? The world was shocked by the sight of Notre Dame Cathedral burning.  It prompted many people to think about their heritage and reminded them of how we take the great works of the past for granted. The French government is committed to fully restoring...
20:52, 05/06/2019

Macron’s pledge to rebuild Notre Dame in five years may be possible Many have expressed dismay at the “loss” of Notre Dame following Monday’s fire, but thankfully most of the building is still intact thanks to its clever design...
14:49, 04/28/2019

The billion point laser cloud that will help rebuild Notre Dame On April 15th, 2019 around 6:40 pm, I was walking around the Jardin du Luxembourg park in Paris with some friends when we saw some yellow colored smoke in the sky. We thought nothing of it, but soon discovered, shocked, that one of the most famous la...
20:26, 04/29/2019

Trudeau offers Canadian softwood lumber to help rebuild Notre Dame Cathedral Canada is offering homegrown softwood lumber and steel to help with the reconstruction of Paris's famed Notre Dame Cathedral, which was partially destroyed by fire in mid-April....
18:39, 05/15/2019

Duke tops Notre Dame 10-6 at ACC Tournament DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Michael Rothenberg hit a grand slam and drove in five runs, and Duke beat Notre Dame 10-6 on Tuesday night at the Atlantic Coast Conference baseball tournament. The seventh-seeded Blue Devils (31-24) won their opener in pool play ...
10:26, 05/22/2019

Striking Notre Dame concept imagines Vincent Callebaut Architectures says the concept for the iconic Paris cathedral would create more energy than it consumes.        ...
20:00, 05/10/2019

Striking proposal for 'green' Notre Dame The rebuilt Notre Dame could feature a futuristic glass design, solar power, and an urban farm that supports vulnerable and homeless Parisians, if one architecture firm's vision is realized....
02:00, 05/11/2019

A look inside the charred Notre Dame Cathedral French officials give a first hand look insIde Notre Dame Cathedral nearly one month after it was heavily damaged by flames. (May 14)        ...
23:13, 05/14/2019

Inside the restoration efforts at Notre Dame Cathedral New photos from inside Notre Dame Cathedral show the daunting task ahead to restore the 800-year-old Gothic landmark. Huge mountains of rubble and beams from the charred spire remain where they fell one month after fire destroyed the roof of the belo...
22:00, 05/15/2019

Georgia Tech knocks out Notre Dame 12-6 in ACC Tournament DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Jackson Webb hit a two-run double and scored twice, Amos Willingham allowed six hits in six innings and Georgia Tech eliminated Notre Dame with a 12-6 win on Wednesday at the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament. Webb’s hit ...
01:39, 05/23/2019

British girl sends €3 to Notre Dame appeal It's not just the rich and powerful who are donating money to the reconstruction of Notre Dame after fire ravaged the Paris cathedral earlier this month....
15:13, 04/28/2019

Notre Dame’s stonework isn’t flammable but may be structurally damaged The stone vault in the roof of Notre Dame means it was more resilient to fire than many other cathedrals but heat may still have warped the building’s stonework...
14:49, 04/28/2019

N.C.A.A. Women’s Final: Baylor Is Champion With Win Over Notre Dame The Lady Bears, despite losing a top player and then having the Irish’s best player at the line in the final seconds, beat Notre Dame with the title at stake for the second time in eight years....
14:53, 04/28/2019

Notre Dame firefighters should be tested for lead, say campaigners Those who battled cathedral blaze could have been exposed to toxic substances, say expertsFirefighters who battled the Notre Dame cathedral inferno as well as neighbouring residents and those who watched the fire from the streets should be tested for...
18:26, 05/10/2019

| WATCH: From futuristic to crazy - here are some ideas for Notre Dame's new look Some ideas are serious, some are crazy, but architects are responding to the challenge of an international design competition to rebuild Notre Dame de Paris....
22:52, 05/05/2019

Canadian PM visits ravaged Notre Dame to show solidarity French Culture Minister Franck Riester says that a month after a fire engulfed Notre Dame Cathedral, the edifice is still being made safe enough for its restoration to begin....
17:26, 05/15/2019

| YouTube flags Notre Dame cathedral fire as 9/11 conspiracy YouTube’s software mistakenly labeled the plumes of smoke in Paris as footage from 2001, triggering the panel below the video about the September 11 terrorist attacks....
16:39, 04/28/2019

Notre-Dame Musicians Rejoice That Cathedral’s Organ Was Spared The building’s three organists feared that the instrument had been lost in the fire that destroyed the roof and spire. They can’t wait to play it again....
14:50, 04/28/2019

N.C.A.A. Women’s Final: How Baylor Intends to Stop Notre Dame DiDi Richards, Baylor’s 6-foot-1 defensive specialist, has been called a gnat and a fly in the postseason. But she really wants to be called a champion....
14:53, 04/28/2019

Rooftop pool? Notre Dame proposals defy traditionalists Designs from architects around world also suggest glass, crystal and metal spiresAn architecture firm has proposed replacing the roof of Notre Dame Cathedral with a swimming pool, as France prepares to launch an international competition to restore t...
20:39, 05/15/2019

Guard Marta Sniezek transfers from Stanford to Notre Dame SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Guard Marta Sniezek has announced her transfer from Stanford and is immediately eligible to play for national runner-up Notre Dame next season. The 5-foot-8 Sniezek, from McLean, Virginia, was injured and didn’t play las...
23:52, 05/23/2019

India's Modi flies over cyclone-ravaged east, promises millions to rebuild Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi saw for himself the damage wreaked by a powerful cyclone on Monday, pledging an extra 10 billion rupees ($144.19 million) to the hardest-hit state of Odisha where hundreds of thousands returned home from shelters....
16:52, 05/06/2019

| WATCH: Drone footage shows Notre Dame fire damage New drone footage reveals the extent of the fire damage to Notre Dame Cathedral. A large tarpaulin covers part of the roof as the French government prepares to begin reconstruction work....
07:13, 04/30/2019

Notre-Dame Donation Backlash Raises Debate: What’s Worthy of Philanthropy? Philanthropic experts said they were not shocked by what seemed like an ungrateful response to the money raised to restore the cathedral, but few agreed on a solution....
07:52, 05/24/2019

France in a rush to train skilled workers to restore Notre-Dame France is in a hurry to rebuild world famous Notre-Dame Cathedral, and Romain Legoube, an 18-year-old apprentice carpenter, hopes to be among those chosen for the prestigious task of restoring its centuries-old roof....
21:39, 04/29/2019

Mapping Notre Dame’s unique sound will be a boon to reconstruction efforts Enlarge / Protective tarps displayed on the roof of Notre-Dame de Paris cathedral, two weeks after a fire devastated it. (credit: KENZO TRIBOUILLARD/AFP/Getty Images) When the iconic Notre Dame cathedral in Paris caught fire last month, people foun...
02:26, 05/15/2019

Who burned Notre Dame? Brussels goes after fake news as EU election nears The European Union has launched a coordinated fight against fake news ahead of this month's European Parliament elections, but officials acknowledge there are limits to what can be achieved against a danger barely recognized a few years ago....
10:13, 05/16/2019

Panoramic views and a glass roof: How architects are reimagining Notre Dame As France launches an international design competition to replace the cathedral's iconic spire that collapsed from a fire, many submissions call for wooden beams to be replaced with steel and glass....
21:00, 05/13/2019

French Lawmakers Approve Steps to Speed Restoration of Notre Dame French lawmakers moved to fast-track the restoration of Notre Dame cathedral just under a month after its partial destruction by fire, approving measures that could help President Emmanuel Macron achieve his goal of completing the task before the Par...
08:52, 05/11/2019

Notre-Dame Fire Investigators Focus on Short-Circuit and Cigarettes The police searched the cathedral’s vast interior and say they are considering electric bells in and near the spire as a possible cause. Worker negligence is also being examined....
14:50, 04/28/2019

Glass, Golden Flames or a Beam of Light: What Should Replace Notre-Dame’s Spire? Plans for the restoration of the Paris cathedral have begun appearing online even before an official contest opens. Some have been received more kindly than others....
16:52, 05/10/2019

Architecture firm wants to turn Notre Dame cathedral roof into swimming pool A Swedish architecture firm has proposed converting the entirety of Notre Dame cathedral’s fire-ravaged roof into a swimming pool — a radical departure from the Gothic structure’s traditional design. Stockholm-based firm Ulf Mejergr...
18:13, 05/16/2019

Notre Dame fire reveals global love for Paris in troubled times When fire consumed Paris's Gothic cathedral of Notre Dame, the world watched in horror, with many expressing their love and support for a city that seems frequently beset by heartache....
15:26, 04/28/2019

This striking Notre Dame concept imagines a rooftop garden and solar power generation Vincent Callebaut Architectures says the concept for the iconic Paris cathedral would create more energy than it consumes.        ...
02:13, 05/10/2019

Notre-Dame's famed rose window spared but blaze harms priceless artworks Four-hundred-year-old paintings hung high inside Notre-Dame were damaged by the immense fire that engulfed the Paris cathedral, but emergency workers formed a human chain to whisk gem-studded chalices and other priceless artefacts out of harm's way....
19:26, 04/28/2019

When Notre Dame burned, it left high levels of lead around the cathedral. Police say it's not a threat Paris police have warned that the melted roof of Notre Dame Cathedral has left extremely high levels of lead on the square in front of the fire-damaged building and the roads around it, but said there was no danger of toxic inhalation....
06:13, 05/10/2019

UNESCO experts ready to assist reconstruction of iconic Notre Dame, following devastating blaze Two-thirds of the largely medieval roof of Notre Dame cathedral in Paris have “gone” after the devastating fire in Paris on Monday evening, but UN cultural experts are standing by to offer help where it is needed in rebuilding the iconic structure....
14:47, 04/28/2019

Wealth Matters: Notre-Dame Donation Backlash Raises Debate: What’s Worthy of Philanthropy? Philanthropic experts said they were not shocked by what seemed like an ungrateful response to the money raised to restore the cathedral, but few agreed on a solution....
16:39, 04/28/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: ‘Horror’ at Notre Dame fire disaster, Yemen still bleeding, measles now ‘global crisis’ Top news on Monday includes: UN chief expresses his horror over the huge blaze in Notre Dame; a deal over Hudaydah troop withdrawal beckons, but war intensifies; “global measles crisis” underway....
17:39, 04/28/2019

Paris Notre Dame cathedral rebuilding plans begin; fire-damaged landmark still attracts tourists Notre Dame cathedral in Paris looks like it did just before the flames appeared: a construction site. Rebuilding plans have begun and tourists visit.        ...
06:00, 05/15/2019

Notre Dame coach Mike Brey calls on schools to fire coaches who break NCAA rules Notre Dame basketball coach Mike Brey called on schools to fire coaches that have been connected to NCAA rules violations in effort to clean up sport.        ...
22:52, 05/22/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: UNESCO ready to help after Notre Dame fire, and updates on Libya, Nicaragua, and the Cyclone Idai response On Tuesday, top stories include: UNESCO ready to assist in rebuilding Notre Dame in the wake of a devastating fire; Nicaraguan refugees reach 60,000, a year after the crisis started; concern in Libya regarding medical access as hostilities continue; ...
14:53, 04/28/2019

Facebook stored hundreds of millions of passwords unprotected Company admits to mistake and says it has no evidence of abuse – but the risk was hugeFacebook mistakenly stored “hundreds of millions” of passwords in plaintext, unprotected by any encryption, the company has admitted.The mistake, which led to user ...
18:52, 05/01/2019

Alphabet continues to spend hundreds of millions on 'other bets' The year is looking bright for Google. Despite being slapped with a $1.7 billion fine by the European Commission for its "abusive" advertising prices last month, the company still made a a ton of money in the first quarter of 2019. It didn't mak...
23:13, 04/29/2019

Uber sued for 'hundreds of millions' in Australian class action Uber is no stranger to lawsuits on any continent, but a new class action filing from four Australian states looks set to become one of the largest in the country's history....
00:13, 05/04/2019

Google Says It Spends Hundreds Of Millions Of Dollars On Content Review Alphabet Inc's Google unit told a US House panel it spends hundreds of millions of dollars annually on content review and said it manually reviewed more than 1 million suspected "terrorist videos" on......
20:52, 05/02/2019

Google spends hundreds of millions of dollars on content review: letter Alphabet Inc's Google unit told a U.S. House panel it annually spends hundreds of millions of dollars on content review and said it manually reviewed over 1 million suspected "terrorist videos" on YouTube in the first three months of 2019....
19:13, 05/02/2019

Google’s huge Android Q privacy push means nothing to hundreds of millions of users Privacy is finally starting to feel like a priority for Google, and you only need to look at the company’s Android Q presentation from this year’s I/O event to realize that Google is going to be more serious about protecting your data, lo...
10:26, 05/08/2019

Security blog reports that First American left hundreds of millions of records exposed A leading mortgage settlement and title insurance company, First American Financial Corporation, left hundreds of millions of customer records accessible on the web, including personal information such as Social Security numbers, according to a repor...
01:52, 05/25/2019

First American left hundreds of millions of records exposed, security blog reports The leading mortgage settlement and title insurance firm left 885 millions customer records accessible on the web, including personal data such as Social Security numbers....
15:00, 05/25/2019

'The Hunchback of Notre-Dame' shoots to the top of Amazon's best-sellers list in France It's been 188 years since its publication, and Victor Hugo's "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" is once again a best-seller in France.        ...
16:26, 04/28/2019

| Three tonnes of rubbish collected from Everest A dedicated clean-up team sent to Mount Everest has collected three tonnes of garbage in its first two weeks, in an ambitious plan to clean the world's highest rubbish dump....
16:00, 05/01/2019

Archbishop Gregory installed in Washington, DC The Rev. Wilton D. Gregory was installed Tuesday as the seventh archbishop of Washington following a pair of high-profile sexual abuse cases that ensnared his two predecessors. (May 21)        ...
09:13, 05/22/2019

Paying With Shells: Cowrie Shell Money Is One of the Oldest Currencies Still Collected Today Shell money is a form of currency that was used in various parts of the world, including Asia, Africa, and Oceania.  ...
15:00, 05/02/2019

Suspected Indonesian Rioters "Pledged Support" For ISIS: Report Two men detained by Indonesian police for rioting this week were part of a group that had pledged support to the ISIS militant group and intended to carry out jihad, or holy war, police said on......
01:26, 05/24/2019

China Pledged to Give Foreign Financial Firms More Access. How’s That Going? China pledged in late 2017 to allow overseas financial firms greater access to its economy, the world’s second-largest. Then came the trade war with the U.S., raising concerns that Chinese President Xi Jinping could retaliate by going back on his vow...
09:13, 05/02/2019

Wilton Gregory installed as new archbishop of Washington WASHINGTON (AP) — The Rev. Wilton D. Gregory has been installed as the seventh archbishop of Washington following a pair of high-profile sexual abuse cases that ensnared his two predecessors. The 71-year-old Gregory was installed Tuesday in a lavish ...
21:13, 05/21/2019

Robert Smith pledged to pay off Morehouse graduates’ student loans. Is this fair to families who saved? Should families who didn't benefit from Smith's generous gift of paying off the student loans for the class of 2019 Morehouse graduates feel as though they missed out?...
13:39, 05/23/2019

Sri Lanka on alert for attacks as archbishop slams poor church security Sri Lankan security officials have warned that Islamist militants behind Easter Sunday's suicide bombings are planning attacks and could be dressed in uniform, as the archbishop of Colombo complained about insufficient security around churches....
20:13, 04/29/2019

Royal baby birth: Duke and Duchess of Sussex congratulated by 'delighted' royals, world leaders and the Archbishop of Canterbury Members of the royal family and world leaders are celebrating as Prince Harry and his wife Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, announced they are the proud parents of a new baby boy....
20:26, 05/06/2019

Help Wanted: Celtics’ Rebuild Unexpectedly Continues After one of the most disappointing regular season campaigns in recent history, the Boston Celtics head into an off-season with more questions than answers....
07:00, 05/11/2019

How cleaning helped me rebuild what alcohol had ruined They say cleaning is detoxing – it’s not, but it was part of my recovery from addictionIf you’ve ever done a real detox off drugs and alcohol to get clean, the whole notion of cleaning your flat as a way to some sort of psychological Nirvana seems su...
16:39, 05/18/2019

Danske Bank picks ex-ABN banker as CEO to rebuild trust Danske Bank hired former ABN AMRO banker Chris Vogelzang as its new chief executive on Friday as it wrestles to limit the fallout from its involvement in one of the biggest money laundering scandals....
16:26, 05/10/2019

After Cyclone Fani Destruction, Odisha Appeals For Help To Rebuild Odisha Chief Minister's appeal on Saturday to help the state rebuild itself after the devastating Cyclone Fani, that has killed 34 people and left property worth crores in ruins, received huge support......
19:26, 05/05/2019

Swedbank to rebuild board at June 19 extraordinary meeting Swedbank on Monday called an extraordinary general meeting on June 19 to vote on three new board members as it tries to rebuild its scandal-hit reputation....
21:26, 05/20/2019

Suddenly starless Wisconsin GOP plots rebuild for 2020 MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Republicans determined to deliver Wisconsin for President Donald Trump next year will emphasize at their state convention that they must do a better job engaging with grassroots voters if they hope to rebound from a devastating 2...
16:39, 05/12/2019

Nets’ rebuild will be Trajan Langdon’s model for Pelicans Outgoing Nets assistant general manager Trajan Langdon said the team has put itself in a position to land the biggest stars. Langdon, who is leaving to become GM in New Orleans, said getting the Pelicans to that point would be even sweeter, because i...
04:52, 05/22/2019

Barcelona face summer rebuild... but is Ernesto Valverde the right man for the job? Ernesto Valverde was close to tears as he spoke to the media after the game. This was a painful finale for the Barcelona coach, and it might be the end....
13:39, 05/26/2019

Pilots demand better training if Boeing wants to rebuild trust in 737 MAX American Airlines pilots have warned that Boeing Co's draft training proposals for the troubled 737 MAX do not go far enough to address their concerns, according to written comments submitted to the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration and seen by R...
18:13, 04/28/2019

Air Force estimates $420M needed to rebuild Nebraska base OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. (AP) — The Air Force is raising its cost estimate to $420 million to repair and replace structures damaged at Nebraska’s Offutt Air Force Base following severe flooding that inundated buildings with water. Air Force ...
18:13, 05/02/2019

John Davidson on Rangers’ rebuild, Yankees’ fandom and ‘94 memories Former Rangers goalie, longtime NHL broadcaster and former Blue Jackets president John Davidson is now tasked with rebuilding the Blueshirts in the same role he had in Columbus. Q: Describe the night the Rangers won the Stanley Cup, the sights and so...
22:13, 05/25/2019

Opinion: For Giants, now comes the painful rebuild. Start with trading Madison Bumgarner The Giants, in last place in the NL West, are in complete rebuild mode. Everyone, including Bumgarner, is available at the trade deadline.        ...
15:52, 05/13/2019

Illinois governor eyes $41.5 billion plan to rebuild state's infrastructure Illinois would spend $41.5 billion over six years to rebuild roads, bridges, schools and other facilities that have fallen into "dire shape," under a preliminary plan floated by Governor J.B. Pritzker on Friday....
01:39, 05/18/2019

UPDATE 1-Siemens pips GE in race for $14 bln Iraq electricity infrastructure rebuild Siemens is well placed to win the bulk of orders flowing from a $14 billion scheme to rebuild Iraq's electricity infrastructure following years of war, the country's Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi said in Berlin on Tuesday....
15:52, 04/30/2019

'Forgotten coast': a Florida town fights to rebuild after Hurricane Michael Weeks before the 2019 hurricane season, Mexico Beach is still cleaning up debris from the strongest storm to hit the areaFive miles away from Mexico Beach, the carcasses of trees appear by the side of the road, still sprouting from the soil. Some ben...
15:39, 05/23/2019

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

Dame time: Blazers' Damian Lillard continues to beat the odds Doubters don't bother Damian Lillard. They motivate him, fuel his hunger to prove them wrong. Now he enters the second round as confident as ever.        ...
09:13, 04/29/2019

Yemen proves it: in western eyes, not all ‘Notre Dames’ are created equal | Lamya Khalidi As an archaeologist, I’ve seen Yemen’s rich heritage. But for too many world leaders, only arms sales really matterLike everyone else the world over, I watched in horror last week as Notre Dame burned and its spire fell. I saw the stunned reactions o...
22:00, 05/01/2019

How jazz reached the homes of millions Was the first jazz album recorded in New York or in Berlin? For International Jazz Day, expert Bert Noglik discusses the role of technology for pioneers of the genre, from the Original Dixieland Jazz Band to Miles Davis....
16:26, 05/01/2019

Millions of Australians head to the polls Australians voted in a general election on Saturday in which the ruling conservative coalition campaigned on its record of economic management and a resurgent Labor opposition promised action on climate change and tax reform....
21:52, 05/18/2019

Millions of Americans are only $400 away from financial hardship. Here's why A majority of American adults say they are living comfortably, according to an annual Federal Reserve study on financial well-being of households. But nearly a third still lack savings to handle a $400 emergency expense....
22:13, 05/23/2019

An Art Show for Hundreds of Women. And That’s Just the Artists. Like so many good ideas, the Every Woman Biennial was born of a joke. Now it’s in its third edition, displaying the work of over 600 female and nonbinary artists, and expanding to Los Angeles....
23:39, 05/16/2019

Millions of Germans have trouble reading and writing More than 6 million adults in Germany struggle when it comes to reading and writing simple texts in German, a new study has found. Education campaigners say the government needs to do more to promote reading at home....
12:00, 05/07/2019

Millions of Americans are one paycheck away from ‘financial disaster’ Missing more than one paycheck is a one-way ticket to financial hardship for nearly half of the country’s workforce. A new study from NORC at the University of Chicago, an independent social research institution, found that 51% of working adults in t...
22:00, 05/17/2019

Hundreds quarantined in California measles scare More than 1,000 students and staff members at two Los Angeles universities were quarantined on campus or sent home this week in one of the most sweeping efforts yet by public health authorities to contain the spread of measles in the US. (April 26) ...
15:26, 04/28/2019

Activision Blizzard is reportedly planning to lay off hundreds Bloomberg reported on Friday that Activision Blizzard, the video game publisher behind blockbuster franchises such as "Call of Duty," "Diablo" and "Warcraft," plans to announce jobs cuts on Tuesday....
17:00, 04/28/2019

Taiwan gay marriage: Hundreds tie the knot on historic day Hundreds of gay couples in Taiwan have rushed to get married on Friday - the first day a landmark decision that legalised same-sex marriage took effect....
16:13, 05/24/2019

Hundreds marry as Taiwan becomes first in Asia to allow same-sex unions The legislature of the island near the Chinese mainland voted last week, 66 to 27, to recognize same-sex unions, becoming the first in Asia to do so....
18:13, 05/24/2019

Hundreds demand election boycott in Kazakhstan Hundreds of Kazakhs rallied in their two main cities on Wednesday, calling for a boycott of June presidential elections that they dismissed as a cover for an orchestrated handover of power....
15:39, 05/01/2019

First on CNN: TSA to deploy hundreds, including air marshals, to border The Transportation Security Administration plans to send hundreds of officials to help with efforts to deal with migrant inflows on the southern border just as the busy summer travel season begins, according to an internal email obtained by CNN....
04:39, 05/16/2019

| WATCH: Australia prints millions of typos on Aus$50 bill Millions of Aus$50 banknotes in Australia have an embarrassing error that was overlooked by the country's central bank before they were printed and circulated....
18:52, 05/09/2019

Bolsonaro's decree allows millions of Brazilians to carry guns Brazil president signs decree allowing a wide range of professionals, including lawyers, politicians and certain journalists, to carry their guns in the street and at work....
18:39, 05/09/2019

Millions of retirees are returning to work looking for extra income Millions of retirees, fearful of Social Security cutbacks, are returning to the workforce or finding new income sources. They are going after something many other American workers also seek: better income. Indeed, more than half of elderly employees ...
09:26, 05/12/2019

Social Security, a lifeline for millions, needs its own life preserver Social Security's current and future beneficiaries deserve better than a symbolic month each year. They deserve a predictable program that can be relied upon, one that is on sound financial footing....
18:13, 05/03/2019

Far-right Facebook groups 'spreading hate to millions in Europe' Avaaz uncovers 500 accounts using fake news to spread white supremacy messageA web of far-right Facebook accounts spreading fake news and hate speech to millions of people across Europe has been uncovered by the campaign group Avaaz.Facebook, which i...
14:13, 05/22/2019

Despite booming economy, millions of Americans still on hard times The recession and financial crisis of 2008 never ended for many cash-strapped Americans. While the economy and stock market are booming, and many Americans are enjoying the benefits, others are headed for financial disaster. That’s the warning of the...
09:39, 05/26/2019

Winning numbers drawn in ‘Mega Millions’ game ATLANTA (AP) _ The winning numbers in Friday evening’s drawing of the “Mega Millions” game were: 08-16-22-66-68, Mega Ball: 11, Megaplier: 2 (eight, sixteen, twenty-two, sixty-six, sixty-eight; Mega Ball: eleven; Megaplier: two)...
06:13, 05/04/2019

How did the ancient Egyptians catch and mummify millions of ibises? Egyptians mummified millions of sacred ibises thousands of years ago. Analysing their DNA seems to show they were sourced from the wild rather than large farms...
14:49, 04/28/2019

Millions in India brace for 'very severe' cyclone Fani Cyclone Fani is expected to unleash extensive destruction when it smashes into northeastern India. Nearly a million people have been evacuated ahead of landfall....
23:26, 05/02/2019

Millions of locusts invade city in Saudi Arabia A huge swarm of ravenous locusts has been caught on film completely blanketing the skies over a Saudi Arabian city. The deluge of biblical bugs – which numbered in the tens of millions – descended on Najran at the weekend. Creepy online v...
20:00, 05/02/2019

Millions vote in Philippine elections crucial to Duterte MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Filipinos have begun voting in midterm elections highlighted by a showdown between President Rodrigo Duterte’s allies who aim to dominate the Senate and an opposition fighting for check and balance under a leader they...
03:00, 05/13/2019

‘Game of Thrones’ finale could cause millions of ‘sick days’ “The dragon burned down my town” is no excuse for playing hooky. The long-awaited conclusion to “Game of Thrones” Season 8 airs this Sunday on HBO, in a feature-length episode that could have a ripple effect on capitalism as w...
02:39, 05/17/2019

Surge of algae kills millions of salmon in Norway A surge of algae has killed an estimated 8 million salmon at Norwegian fish farms over the past week, wiping out more than half of this year's expected sales growth, the state-owned Norwegian Seafood Council said on Wednesday....
20:00, 05/22/2019

Unsecured database exposed millions of Instagram influencers A database containing contact information for millions of Instagram influencers was reportedly found online, exposing info like phone numbers and email addresses for celebrities, influencers and brand accounts. According to TechCrunch, the database w...
21:13, 05/20/2019

Hundreds of thousands protest against ruling elite in Algeria Hundreds of thousands of protesters rallied peacefully in Algiers after Friday prayers, chanting "We will not shut up!" and demanding the departure of Algeria's ruling elite a month after the downfall of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika....
20:39, 05/03/2019

Nigerian pro-government militia frees hundreds of children A regional militia in Nigeria has freed 900 children involved in the fight against Islamist Boko Haram insurgents, the UN says. UNICEF says children have been among the worst-hit by the decade-long conflict....
20:52, 05/10/2019

Hundreds protest Alabama’s abortion ban at state capitol MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Hundreds of demonstrators have marched to the Alabama Capitol to protest the state’s new abortion ban. Protesters chanted “My body, my choice!” and “vote them out!” as they rallied Sunday evening,...
02:00, 05/20/2019

CVS will bring hundreds of SmileDirectClub shops to its stores this year CVS Health will open "hundreds" of SmileDirectClub locations inside its stores this year, with plans to open more than 1,000 locations over the next two years, the drugstore chain announced Thursday....
19:13, 04/28/2019

Hundreds of ex-prosecutors claim Trump would have been indicted if not president Hundreds of former federal prosecutors have attached their names to a statement saying they believe President Trump would have been indicted in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s probe for obstruction of justice if he weren't president....
23:00, 05/06/2019

Hundreds of couples tie the knot after Taiwan legalizes same-sex marriage Hundreds of same-sex couples in Taiwan got married on Friday, the day the country’s new law legalizing the marriages went into effect. The move to legalize same-sex marriage, a first in Asia, came after two decades of LGBT rights activists advocating...
22:13, 05/24/2019

TSA to deploy hundreds of personnel to southern border: report Hundreds of TSA personnel — including air marshals—are being redeployed to the southern border with Mexico to help handle the migrant inflows as the summer travel season heats up, according to a new report. The Transportation Security Administration ...
13:52, 05/15/2019

WannaCry? Hundreds of US schools still haven’t patched servers Enlarge / School IT is old school. And still vulnerable to EternalBlue. (credit: PhotoAlto / Frederic Cirou / Getty Images) If you're wondering why ransomware continues to be such a problem for state and local governments and other public institut...
01:13, 05/22/2019

The Latest: Hundreds gather for school shooting vigil HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. (AP) — The Latest on the school shooting in Colorado that killed one student and injured eight (all times local): 9:05 p.m. Hundreds gathered to honor victims and survivors of an attack that killed a teenager and wounded eight ...
06:52, 05/09/2019

“Quacks” blamed for HIV outbreak that infected hundreds of kids Enlarge / A Pakistani paramedic takes a blood sample from a baby for a HIV test at a state-run hospital in Rato Dero in the district of Larkana of the southern Sindh province on May 9, 2019. (credit: Getty | RIZWAN TABASSUM) More than 600 people—m...
14:13, 05/22/2019

Hundreds protest as Indonesia confirms president’s re-election The General Election Commission (KPU) confirmed unofficial counts by private pollsters in the April 17 election, giving Widodo a 55.5 percent share of votes against 44.5 percent for Prabowo Subianto. Widodo won more than 85 million votes of a total o...
18:39, 05/21/2019

India cyclone kills at least 33, hundreds of thousands homeless Hundreds of thousands of people were left homeless after a cyclone packing winds of about 200 km per hour slammed into eastern India, ripping out tin roofs and destroying power and telecom lines, officials said on Sunday....
14:26, 05/05/2019

Hundreds protest as Indonesia confirms president's re-election Indonesian President Joko Widodo comfortably won re-election in last month's poll, an official count showed on Tuesday, throwing the spotlight on his opponent who refused to concede as his supporters gathered in the capital in protest at the result....
12:39, 05/21/2019

Hundreds of U.S. lawmakers ask Trump administration for Syria strategy Hundreds of members of the U.S. Congress signed a letter to President Donald Trump on Monday arguing that the United States should remain engaged with the conflict in Syria, saying they were "deeply concerned" about extremist groups in the country....
07:26, 05/21/2019

Why some of the world's top cybersecurity hackers are paid millions to use their powers for good There is a shortfall of cybersecurity workers that could reach as high as 3.5 million unfilled roles by 2021. A start-up called Synack provides crowdsourced security and hires freelance hackers to help companies find vulnerabilities....
21:52, 05/18/2019

US Stealth Fighter Suffers Millions In Damage From Bird Strike A US F-35 stealth bomber suffered millions of dollars in damage after colliding with a bird during take-off from an air base in Japan, the US Marine Corp said in a statement Wednesday....
07:39, 05/16/2019

NYC’s arts and cultural organizations beg for cash as execs pocket millions As New York City’s arts and cultural organizations beg for more taxpayer funding, they pay millions in pay and perks to their execs. Spending is particularly wild at the Bronx Zoo. John Calvelli, the executive vice president for public affairs at the...
23:39, 05/25/2019

Penasquito mine stoppage costing Mexico millions-official Ongoing stoppages at Newmont Goldcorp Corp's Penasquito gold mine in Mexico are costing both public coffers in the country and the company "millions", a senior Mexican official said on Thursday....
22:52, 05/23/2019

Didi wants to help millions of drivers in China power their electric cars Didi Chuxing, China's top ride-hailing app, has teamed up with the country's giant power utility to make it easier and cheaper for drivers to recharge their cars....
17:39, 05/23/2019

Mid-major to millions: Ja Morant's life is changing quickly 'It's been crazy': Ja Morant has seen his stock soar rapidly, now he may be the No. 2 pick in the NBA Draft        ...
00:52, 05/17/2019

Long lost cities in the Amazon were once home to millions of people We used to think the Amazon rainforest was virtually untouched, but it now seems to have been filled with sprawling settlements whose inhabitants shaped the land...
14:53, 04/28/2019

German Holocaust archive puts millions of documents online BERLIN — The International Tracing Service in Germany has uploaded more than 13 million documents from Nazi concentration camps, including prisoner cards and death notices, to help Holocaust researchers and others investigate the fate of victims. Est...
16:39, 05/21/2019

Millions of songbirds slaughtered each year during Mediterranean olive harvest Every year, millions of songbirds are “massacred” during the Mediterranean olive harvest — getting sucked up into crop machines at night — as they sit and roost in the olive bushes, a report says. British birds, like robins and greenfinch...
07:13, 05/18/2019

Millions without water in Libya as armed group cuts off supply Gunmen claiming to be loyal to Khalifa Haftar force shutdown in Tripoli and nearby citiesWater supplies to the Libyan capital and surrounding cities have been cut off after an armed group stormed a control room, leaving millions of people without wat...
07:52, 05/21/2019

Huge whales may have evolved millions of years earlier than we thought It was thought baleen whales suddenly evolved to be massive 2.5 million years ago, but new evidence suggests the change was more gradual and much earlier...
10:13, 05/01/2019

Facebook now says ‘millions’ of Instagram passwords were exposed, not ‘tens of thousands’ Well, that’s a heck of a revision. Back in March, as part of a disclosure about Facebook having learned that some user passwords were being stored in plain text and easily searchable by thousands of Facebook employees, the company acknowledged ...
16:13, 05/02/2019

They've got masterpieces worth millions. But including more black art would be priceless Black art is largely absent from the world's largest museums. Now, African American artists and curators are working to change that.        ...
03:52, 05/06/2019

After 25 years, Kyle Petty is still riding across the country, raising millions The anniversary edition of the Kyle Petty Charity Ride will trek 3,700 miles on motorcycles from Seattle to Key West, still raising money for his family's 84-acre camp for children with serious medical conditions....
15:39, 05/02/2019

Brazil President's Decree Allows Millions Of Brazilians To Carry Guns Truckers, lawyers and politicians are among millions of Brazilians eligible to carry loaded weapons in public under far-right President Jair Bolsonaro's decree relaxing gun laws that experts say is......
22:13, 05/09/2019

Elderly Couple Receive Drugs Worth Millions After Delivery Mix-Up An elderly couple in Australia were the surprise recipients of an illegal drug shipment after signing for a wrongly delivered parcel containing millions of dollars' worth of methamphetamine, police......
18:00, 05/02/2019

Cyclone Fani Could Strike in the Path of Tens of Millions in India Evacuations are underway with the storm expected to make landfall on Friday, bringing heavy rain, storm surges and winds exceeding 100 miles per hour....
16:13, 05/02/2019

SIM-swappers face hundreds of years in prison for $2.4M cryptocurrency theft An Irish man, part of a hacking group called “The Community,” is facing upwards of 100 years in a US prison after allegedly stealing over $2 million worth of cryptocurrencies in a series of SIM-swap attacks. Conor Freeman, a 20 year-old Irish man, wa...
14:00, 05/13/2019

Boat in which hundreds of migrants died displayed at Venice Biennale Haunting wreck of vessel that sank in 2015 will confront visitors to art world’s gatheringAs a huddle of artists and curators watched from the shore, the immense rusted, pitted body of a wrecked ship was painstakingly brought to shore at Venice’s anc...
05:13, 05/08/2019

New maps would put hundreds of Sainte-Marthe-sur-le-Lac homes in flood plain While rebuilding efforts are underway in Sainte-Marthe-sur-le-Lac, new flood zone maps proposed by the Communauté métropolitaine de Montréal (CMM) are making people nervous....
02:13, 05/18/2019

Celebrating the life of Lori Gilbert-Kaye hundreds of miles away TUCSON – A celebration of life was held at the Chabad of Tucson to remember the life of the woman killed when a shooter opened fire inside a San Diego synagogue on Saturday, April 27th.  Members of the Jewish community gathered for prayer on We...
19:13, 05/02/2019

Hundreds of migrants to be flown to California in as many as 3 flights a week, officials say Hundreds of migrant families will be flown to California in as many as three flights a week as U.S. Border Patrol agents continue to struggle with the growing number of illegals crossing into the U.S., officials said....
23:39, 05/18/2019

Mom charged with child neglect after hundreds of bugs crawl out of kid’s backpack A Florida teacher alerted authorities to a neglected student after hundreds of bugs crawled out of her backpack, leading to the arrest of the girl’s mother, a report said. Jessica Stevenson, 33, of Santa Rosa County near Pensacola, was arrested last ...
09:00, 05/10/2019

Hundreds more troops heading to Southwest border, Pentagon announces Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan has approved a Department of Homeland Security request to send approximately 320 troops to provide additional support along the U.S.-Mexico border....
08:52, 04/30/2019

Hundreds of migrants surrender in Tucson sector after crossing border Tucson- A group of more than 200 migrants surrendered to Tucson sector Border Patrol agents west of Lukeville early Sunday morning. Customs And Border Protection tweeted photos of the large group just as they crossed over the border. The images appea...
18:26, 05/20/2019

'Hippie chimps' had sex with mysterious 'ghost ape' hundreds of thousands of years ago Mysterious "ghost apes" may have interbred with the great apes known as bonobos just as modern humans repeatedly had sex with now-extinct human lineages, a new study finds....
19:26, 04/30/2019

Nigerian militia frees hundreds of children used in war with Boko Haram ABUJA – A regional militia allied with Nigerian government forces freed on Friday almost 900 children it had used in the war against Islamist Boko Haram insurgents, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said. The move brought the total nu...
19:13, 05/10/2019

Hundreds protest against plans to drill in Great Australian Bight Greens Senator Sarah Hanson-Young says most South Australians do not want oil drilling in Great Australian BightHundreds of people have gathered on an Adelaide beach to protest against Norwegian energy giant Equinor’s plans to drill in the Great Aust...
09:00, 05/05/2019

Hundreds of Ex-Prosecutors Say Trump Only Ducked Obstruction Charges Because He's President Robert Mueller may not have charged Donald Trump with obstruction of justice, but that hasn’t stopped more than 400 former federal prosecutors from saying what Mueller seemingly wouldn’t: That the only thing saving Trump from “multiple felony charges...
03:52, 05/07/2019

Private contact data of millions of Instagram users was reportedly exposed Facebook is investigating a report that claims the private contact data for millions of the influencers, brands, and celebrities who use the company’s Instagram subsidiary has been exposed online. That news comes via TechCrunch, which recounted...
08:26, 05/21/2019

Facebook Quietly Admitted Millions More Instagram Users’ Passwords Were at Risk (SAN FRANCISCO) — Millions more Instagram users were affected by a password security lapse than parent company Facebook acknowledged nearly four weeks ago. The social media giant said in late March that it had inadvertently stored passwords in ...
14:51, 04/28/2019

Millions more Americans breathing dirty air as planet warms, study finds Forty-three percent of Americans live in places where they’re breathing unsafe air, according to American Lung AssociationAn increasing number of Americans live in places with unhealthy levels of smog or particulate air pollution – both of which are ...
14:09, 05/01/2019

‘Shadow banking’ duo charged for laundering millions of dollars for cryptocurrency exchanges The US Attorney for the Southern District of New York has charged two people in connection with running an unlicensed money transfer business used to make deposits for cryptocurrency exchanges. Reginald Fowler and Ravid Yosef allegedly ran a shadow b...
14:26, 05/01/2019

Cyclone Fani lashes eastern India, killing at least 3 and displacing millions Three people have died and more than a million people have been displaced after Cyclone Fani tore through India’s eastern coast on Friday, lashing beaches with rain and winds gusting up to 127 miles per hour....
17:13, 05/03/2019

SF facial recognition ban could leave wrong impression. Millions are even paying to be scanned CLEAR is signing up members for its biometric security technology, which includes facial recognition, at a faster clip than ever before. It now has 3 million customers and its eye on e-cigarette sales and online gaming....
00:13, 05/16/2019

Regulators Are Taking Steps to Block Robocalls That Annoy Millions of Americans (NEW YORK) — New measures by U.S. regulators could help thwart some of the billions of robocalls received in the U.S. The rising volume of calls in the last few years has created pressure on Congress, regulators and phone companies to act. The ...
00:13, 05/16/2019

Millions of Bangladeshi children at risk from climate crisis, warns UNICEF More than 19 million children in Bangladesh are at risk from devastating floods, cyclones and other environmental disasters linked to climate change, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) warned on Friday in a new report. ...
14:51, 04/28/2019

Germany's Protestant and Catholic churches predicted to lose millions of members Germany's Catholic and Protestant churches may lose half their members by 2060, according to a study. A drop in membership is expected to lead to a major budget shortfall....
23:26, 05/02/2019

Trump buildings face millions in climate fines under new New York rules Exclusive: if Trump Tower and other sites do not cut emissions, Trump Organization will owe $2.1m a year from 2030Donald Trump’s reluctance to address climate change is set to cost his business empire millions of dollars in fines levied by New York C...
13:13, 05/13/2019

First American Financial exposed data in millions of mortgage documents, report says An estimated 885 million digitized documents from mortgage deals dating back to 2003 have been exposed by First American Financial Corp, a report says.        ...
09:52, 05/25/2019

Australian officials killing millions of feral cats with poisoned sausages Australian officials are airdropping poisonous sausages across the country in order to kill millions of feral cats that have taken over the continent....
14:47, 04/28/2019

Islamic State group claims Sri Lanka bombings that killed hundreds Terrorist group assumes responsibility for the string of Easter bombings that killed over 320 people in Sri Lanka, targeting churches and luxury hotels....
14:49, 04/28/2019

India Cyclone Fani kills at least 33, leaves hundreds of thousands homeless Cyclone Fani left a massive trail of destruction in its wake, knocking out power, shredding roofs and leaving hundreds of thousands homeless after slamming into eastern India with winds of 125 miles per hour....
16:13, 05/05/2019

Train Delayed, Hundreds Miss Medical Entrance Test In Karnataka The National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test, better known as NEET, decides whether students can get into medical college. Thousands sat for the examination in Bengaluru on Sunday afternoon....
20:13, 05/05/2019

Hundreds of female ice hockey stars boycott North America over conditions Players want to build viable pro league in US and CanadaAthletes have faced low wages and lack of health insuranceMore than 200 of the world’s top female hockey players declared on Thursday they will not compete in North America next season in a dram...
18:52, 05/02/2019

Trump would face felony charges if he wasn’t president, hundreds of former prosecutors say A letter signed by nearly 400 former federal prosecutors outlines the reasons why Trump would face obstruction of justice charges — if he were not protected by his title....
02:52, 05/07/2019

Trump would have been charged with obstruction were he not president, hundreds of former federal prosecutors assert The bipartisan group signed a statement saying that “to look at these facts and say that a prosecutor could not probably sustain a conviction for obstruction of justice . . . runs counter to logic and our experience.”...
02:26, 05/07/2019

Trump administration has separated hundreds of children from their migrant families since 2018 The Trump administration has continued to separate migrant families nearly a year after a judge barred family separations as a systemic policy.        ...
21:52, 05/02/2019

Fox News Hosts Have Reportedly Been Paid Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars at GOP Events Fox News’ most opinionated hosts are all but registered shills for the Republican Party, but a new analysis from Media Matters reveals just how much anchors including Tucker Carlson and Laura Ingraham are making off with through paid appearances at R...
21:26, 05/20/2019

Footage shows hundreds of migrants occupying French airport terminal Video shows hundreds of illegal immigrants storming a French airport and occupying an entire terminal Sunday demanding to meet with the country's prime minister....
02:00, 05/20/2019

Software Update Caused Hundreds of Police Ankle Monitors to Go Dark Like a scene out of a dystopian police state film, a failed software update caused hundreds of ankle monitoring devices in the Netherlands to go dark from police surveillance on Thursday. Read more......
02:52, 05/11/2019

Botched update crashes hundreds of Netherlands police ankle monitors Mangled software updates are a headache for everyday users, but they created serious trouble for Dutch law enforcement in recent days. Officials have revealed that a software update created a "disruption" for hundreds of ankle monitors used to track....
06:39, 05/13/2019

Wreck of Migrant Ship That Killed Hundreds Will Be Displayed at Venice Biennale The Swiss-Icelandic artist Christoph Büchel has turned the remains of the vessel in which at least 800 died off the coast of Libya into an art installation....
20:13, 05/06/2019

Tornado warnings issued in Texas as violent night of weather begins for millions Tornado warnings were issued in the Panhandle of Texas Tuesday afternoon, the first salvo in what's predicted to be a violent night of weather across the southern Plains.        ...
06:13, 05/08/2019

Millions of Americans will skip work Monday or show up late because of ‘Game of Thrones’ A slump in productivity is coming. Okay, that doesn’t have the same ring to it as “Winter is coming,” but for Game of Thrones fans, at least, the statement is no less true. Several million Americans, it seems, are planning to either...
22:13, 05/15/2019

Harvey Weinstein 'pays millions to settle sexual misconduct civil lawsuits' Disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, accused of sexual misconduct, has reportedly reached a multimillion-dollar provisional deal with alleged victims that covers all civil proceedings....
14:13, 05/24/2019

Intel inside? New security flaw in chips may affect millions of machines around the world Google, Apple, Amazon and Microsoft released advisories. The bug can't be fully fixed. Intel says it hasn't seen it exploited outside the lab.        ...
19:13, 05/15/2019

Liverpool could lose millions from fallout of Barcelona's Champions League exit Liverpool's Champions League semi-final win over Barcelona may have come at a cost for the Reds, with the Anfield club set to miss out on around €25million (£21.7m) if Philippe Coutinho is sold by the Spanish champions this summer....
14:13, 05/15/2019

With millions of girls ‘at risk’ today of genital mutilation, UN chief calls for zero tolerance Female genital mutilation, is “an abhorrent human rights violation” still affecting women and girls around the globe, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres stated in his message for the International Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM, marked on Wednesday...
20:52, 04/28/2019

Trump suggests Jussie Smollett owes an apology to 'millions' in 'MAGA COUNTRY' President Trump indicated on Saturday that controversial actor Jussie Smollett owed his supporter an apology after allegedly lying about apparent Trump supporters beating him up in a hate crime....
04:39, 05/26/2019

Death toll climbs to 8, hundreds injured in Indonesian post-election riots The death toll rose to eight following days of rioting in the Indonesian capital as police and supporters of a failed presidential candidate clashed, authorities said....
13:00, 05/24/2019

Hundreds fled a library’s alarming odor. The culprit: The world’s smelliest fruit. More than 500 people were evacuated from the library at the University of Canberra in Australia when the smell of a durian prompted concerns about a potential gas leak....
21:00, 05/13/2019

Hundreds of promgoers potentially exposed to hepatitis A after venue worker tests positive Students at two Florida high schools may have been exposed to hepatitis A after a worker at the venue that hosted their proms tested positive for the virus....
09:13, 05/04/2019

Hurricane Michael unearths evidence of fort occupied by hundreds of freed slaves Tangled up in the root balls of enormous trees toppled by Hurricane Michael , which ripped through Florida last October, was an archaeological treasure: ammunition and artifacts from Fort Gadsden, a site occupied by one of the largest communities of ...
21:26, 05/06/2019

Florida mother arrested after 'hundreds of bugs' crawl from child's backpack: reports A Florida mother was arrested for child neglect last week after investigators reportedly found cockroaches, soiled mattresses and rancid food in her home....
12:39, 05/11/2019

Hundreds of drug dogs could face an uncertain fate if marijuana is legalized in New York Legalization of marijuana could limit or end the work of hundreds of already-trained canines. "You have to get all new drug dogs," one former officer said.        ...
21:00, 05/22/2019

Hundreds of Bodies, One Nurse: German Serial Killer Leaves as Many Questions as Victims A nurse, Niels Högel, admitted to dozens of murders but might have killed as many as 300 patients. So what prevented colleagues from stopping one of the world’s deadliest serial killers?...
21:52, 05/10/2019

Hundreds of foreign companies attend North Korea trade fair despite sanctions An international trade fair in North Korea this week may be the largest such event on record, analysts said on Tuesday, with hundreds of Chinese and other foreign vendors taking part despite sanctions pressure....
12:00, 05/21/2019

Hundreds of wounded Gaza protesters risk limb amputation without immediate help, warns top UN official Millions of dollars in emergency funding is needed in Gaza to save the shattered limbs of some 1,700 people who have been seriously injured in demonstrations against Israel along the border fence, a top UN humanitarian official said on Wednesday....
17:13, 05/08/2019

Congress moves to give away national lands, discounting billions in revenue and millions of jobs Though recreation on public lands creates $646bn in economic stimulus and 6.1m jobs, Republicans are setting in motion a giveaway of Americans’ birthrightUpdate: Republicans back off bill to sell public land after outcryIn the midst of highly publici...
14:09, 05/01/2019

UPDATE 2-Stoppage at Newmont Goldcorp mine costs Mexico millions daily - minister Ongoing stoppages at Newmont Goldcorp Corp's Penasquito gold mine in Mexico are costing "millions" every day to both public coffers and the company, a Mexican minister said on Thursday, urging a solution that will restart operations....
05:39, 05/24/2019

UPDATE 1-Stoppage at Newmont Goldcorp mine costs Mexico millions daily -official Ongoing stoppages at Newmont Goldcorp Corp's Penasquito gold mine in Mexico are costing "millions" every day to both public coffers and the company, a senior Mexican official said on Thursday, urging a solution that will restart operations....
22:52, 05/23/2019

Lack of basic water facilities risks millions of lives globally: UN health agency More than two billion people face grave health risks because basic water facilities are not available in one in four medical centres globally, the UN has said, in an appeal to countries to do more to prevent the transmission of treatable infections t...
14:53, 04/28/2019

Reports: Police Bust Deep Dot Web, Saying It Made Millions Off Referral Links to Dark Web Markets The FBI working in conjunction with authorities in multiple nations has arrested several individuals in connection with their involvement in Deep Dot Web, a website that allegedly profiteered by taking commissions on referral links to dark web market...
05:39, 05/08/2019

Distant relative of NFL veteran Tyrann Mathieu accused of trying to extort millions from player: officials A distant relative of Kansas City Chiefs star Tyrann Mathieu was arrested for allegedly trying to extort millions from the defensive back, according to federal investigators....
03:13, 05/23/2019

Millions of Chinese-made devices, including baby monitors, vulnerable to hacking: study Two million home security cameras, webcams, electronic doorbells and baby monitors are vulnerable to spying and hacking, according to Paul Marrapese, an independent security expert from California who found security flaws in 140,000 devices in the Un...
19:00, 05/03/2019

Despite Measles Warnings, Anti-Vaccine Rally Draws Hundreds of Ultra-Orthodox Jews A “vaccine symposium” in Rockland County was denounced by health authorities and some ultra-Orthodox rabbis, who said the speakers were spreading dangerous propaganda....
06:39, 05/15/2019

Woman killed in California synagogue shooting after shielding rabbi from gunfire mourned by hundreds Hundreds of people joined Lori Kaye’s family and friends on Monday to mourn the hero worshipper who was killed Saturday when she shielded her California synagogue’s rabbi from a gunman’s bullets....
16:26, 04/30/2019

The teen who sacrificed his life to help stop the Colorado school shooting is honored by hundreds of Jeeps CNN – When a memorial service was held today at a Colorado church for Kendrick Castillo, the streets around the church were filled with Jeeps. Castillo, the teen who was killed while trying to stop a gunman during the shooting at STEM School H...
01:00, 05/17/2019

Hundreds gather at U.S. Supreme Court to protest state abortion bans as step backward Hundreds of abortion-rights campaigners, including Democrats seeking their party's 2020 presidential nomination, rallied in front of the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday to protest new restrictions on abortion passed by Republican-dominated legislatures...
20:00, 05/21/2019

Hundreds rally at U.S. Supreme Court, calling state abortion bans as step backward Abortion-rights campaigners, including Democrats seeking their party's 2020 presidential nomination, rallied at the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday to protest new restrictions on abortion passed by Republican-dominated legislatures in eight states....
21:00, 05/21/2019

The Trump administration is cosigning states' efforts to overturn Obamacare, and it could leave millions without health care Reuters Taking a harder line on health care, the Trump administration joined a coalition of Republican-led states Wednesday in asking a federal appeals court to entirely overturn former President Barack Obama's signature health care law — a de...
15:26, 05/02/2019

UN health agency highlights lifestyle choices that can prevent onset of dementia, as millions more succumb each year Key lifestyle choices such as getting regular exercise, not smoking or drinking too much, can reduce the risk of dementia and cognitive decline, the UN health agency said on Tuesday....
20:52, 05/14/2019

Mount Everest queue: Astonishing image shows hundreds of climbers queuing to reach summit This astonishing image of hundreds of climbers queuing to reach the top of Everest has highlighted fears that a record number of attempts is putting lives at risk....
17:00, 05/24/2019

Hundreds in occupied building had no power for days. A Pope Francis aide climbed down a manhole to restore it A cardinal and aide to Pope Francis for charitable missions climbed down a manhole to restore power to hundreds of people, including children, who were living without electricity and hot water for days in a Rome building, according to local reports....
22:39, 05/13/2019

Paddington Cucumber tower: Westminster council approves plan for 42-storey skyscraper with hundreds of new London Zone 1 homes Westminster council has approved a new 42-storey skyscraper, which, thanks to its inky terracotta cladding, white ridges and distinctive curved profile has been dubbed the Blue Marrow....
17:00, 05/01/2019

Zavvi Mastercard competition blunder: Outrage over Champions League final tickets as hundreds receive email error saying they have won An online retailer has admitted a catastrophic blunder after it emailed hundreds of entrants to a Champions League competition telling them they had won VIP tickets to the final....
22:52, 05/09/2019

Mothers Rise Up march: Rosamund Kissi-Debrah whose daughter died of asthma attack linked to air pollution joins hundreds at London climate rally The mother of Ella Kissi-Debrah, who died of an asthma attack believed to be linked to air pollution, told a climate rally her daughter died a "very horrible death"....
20:39, 05/12/2019

Mattel says Fisher-Price Rock 'n Play recall will cost millions, safety 'highest priority' The recall of the Rock 'n Play sleepers will cost Fisher-Price and its parent company, Mattel, millions of dollars this year, officials said Thursday.        ...
14:53, 04/28/2019

'It could've been me': Hundreds turn out to mourn Lori Gilbert-Kaye, denounce hate at synagogue Lori Gilbert-Kaye, who was killed in Saturday's attack on a synagogue near San Diego, was lauded for her generosity and kind spirit on Monday.        ...
02:26, 04/30/2019

'Let's tell Riley we love him': Hundreds gather to honor UNC Charlotte shooting victim Riley Howell has been called a hero for his efforts to stop the suspected gunman. Ellis Parlier also was killed; four others injured in shooting.        ...
03:52, 05/06/2019

'It could've been me': Hundreds turn out at Poway synagogue to mourn Lori Gilbert Kaye, denounce hate Lori Gilbert Kaye, who was killed in Saturday's attack on a synagogue near San Diego, was lauded for her generosity and kind spirit on Monday.        ...
04:13, 04/30/2019

Jamie Oliver's restaurant chain including Jamie's Italian collapses leaving hundreds of jobs at risk Jamie Oliver's restaurant chain collapsed today, putting up to 1,300 jobs at risk in a huge setback for one of the world's best known celebrity chefs....
19:26, 05/21/2019

Nearly-new buying guide: Nissan Qashqai Mk2 Qashqai gives you a decent mix of ride comfort and body control If you’ve more sense than money, a still-fresh Qashqai adds up The car that created a whole new model class is now in its second generation and past its first facelift, to boot. T...
14:26, 05/23/2019

China official wants 'equality and mutual respect' from U.S. The U.S. ratcheted up tensions with China last week by putting Huawei Technologies on a blacklist that jeopardizes its supply of American components from semiconductors to the Google software that run on its smartphones....
14:39, 05/23/2019

Ghosn's fight to prove innocence begins in Tokyo Pre-trial hearings began in Tokyo against Carlos Ghosn over allegations ranging from falsifying financial records to redirecting company money into his own accounts....
14:39, 05/23/2019

Botswana Ends Ban on Elephant Hunting Botswana has the world’s largest population of African elephants, and the decision to lift a five-year prohibition on hunting drew an international backlash....
14:39, 05/23/2019

On This Day: Harry Greb dishes out one of boxing history’s most savage beatings Harry Greb outclassed and handed New York's idol Gene Tunney his only defeat on May 23, 1922 The post On This Day: Harry Greb dishes out one of boxing history’s most savage beatings appeared first on Boxing News....
14:39, 05/23/2019

For military families living on the financial edge, money matters are complicated Personal finance can be tricky for military families dealing with frequent moves and lower income, not mention the stress of deployment to often dangerous areas. Here's what help's out there to aid troops in managing their money....
15:00, 05/23/2019

Marriage Equality Comes to Taiwan in a Historic First for Asia Tens of thousands of celebrators gathered outside Taiwan’s parliament on May 17, waving rainbow flags as the island’s government became the first in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage. The move comes at a moment of change for LGBTQ rights...
15:26, 05/23/2019

California agencies fought fires on federal land. Now Trump won’t pay in full The US Forest Service audited the reimbursement sent by the state and is withholding $9m, saying they needed more documentationAs California prepares to enter wildfire season, the Trump administration is holding back millions of dollars in requested ...
15:39, 05/23/2019

Pretty hurts: are chemicals in beauty products making us ill? Cosmetics and personal care items women use every day are packed with a constellation of chemicals that health advocates say could be connected to a host of health problemsAnyone who has ever glanced at a lotion or shampoo bottle has probably noticed...
15:39, 05/23/2019

Judith Kerr, beloved author of The Tiger Who Came to Tea, dies aged 95 Writer and illustrator of more than 30 books, including the Mog series based on her pet cats, arrived in England in 1936 as a refugee from the NazisShare your tributes and memories of Judith KerrNancy Banks-Smith: Judith Kerr was both sweetness and s...
15:39, 05/23/2019

That night in Barcelona: United and the 1999 treble "Sunday marks the 20th anniversary of arguably the greatest game in Manchester United\u0027s history. Rob Smyth revisits that mythical night in Barcelona, when legends were forged and Sir Alex Ferguson left his mark on the grandest stage of all."...
16:13, 05/23/2019

Swan through to third qualifying round, Watson crashes out "Katie Swan hopes of reaching the main draw of the French Open are still alive, but Heather Watson crashed out at the second round of qualifying on Thursday."...
16:13, 05/23/2019

Sarah Connor's back in the first trailer for Terminator: Dark Fate We haven’t seen anything from Deadpool director Tim Miller’s new Terminator movie since last summer, when Paramount released a teaser image that featured new stars Natalia Reyes and Mackenzie Davis alongside original star Linda Hamilton (looking as r...
16:13, 05/23/2019

Modi declares victory in India elections as Congress Party concedes Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was poised for a landslide victory in the country's general elections, early results showed on Thursday, defying expectations of even his own party to win a second term in office....
16:39, 05/23/2019

Senate’s $750B defense bill endorses Trump’s Space Force but rejects his budget gimmick The Senate Armed Services Committee released its version of next year's defense budget, which embraces President Trump's Space Force proposal while rejecting a White House plan to avoid spending caps by shifting almost $100 billion into a war-fightin...
17:13, 05/23/2019

No plea deal seen this week for ex Goldman banker Ng on U.S. charges in 1MDB case Former Goldman Sachs Group Inc banker Roger Ng is unlikely to get a plea deal this week on criminal charges linked to a multibillion-dollar scandal at the Malaysian state investment fund 1MDB, both sides told Reuters on Thursday. Plea negotiations ar...
17:26, 05/23/2019

U.S. 30-year, 15-year mortgage rates hit 16-month lows - Freddie Mac Interest rates on U.S. 30-year and 15-year fixed-rate mortgages decreased to their lowest levels in 16 months in step with lower U.S. bond yields amid worries about trade tension between China and the United States, Freddie Mac said on Thursday....
17:26, 05/23/2019

Clock ticking on efforts to find British Steel buyer Time is of the essence if the UK authorities are to broker a rescue of British Steel after it collapsed into liquidation, putting 25,000 jobs at risk....
17:26, 05/23/2019

BlackRock infrastructure chief 'wary' of UK utilities investment risk The global head of infrastructure investing at BlackRock, the world's biggest asset manager, said he would be "very wary" of investing in UK utilities given the rising threat of nationalisation under a Labour government....
17:26, 05/23/2019

Open and shut case for model railways | Brief letters Milkshakes | Boots and plastic | Model railways | Mulhouse | WordsearchNo, Aditya Chakrabortty, it is not “political theatre” to throw milkshakes at people (Journal, 22 May), whoever they are. If you condone this you may as well condone the shouting ...
17:26, 05/23/2019

| Sharks' Esterhuizen: 'Every game is vital from now on' Sharks No 12 Andre Esterhuizen insists every game is vital as the Durban franchise meet the Lions in their Super Rugby encounter at Kings Park this weekend....
18:00, 05/23/2019

‘Vladimir Putin’ Talk Show in U.K. Prompts Sharp Intake of Breath in Russia A new BBC comedy series will be led by a cartoon effigy of the Russian leader. “He doesn’t often get mocked and I don’t think that he’ll like it,” one expert said....
18:00, 05/23/2019

DR Congo: ‘No time to lose’ says newly appointed UN Ebola response coordinator  With the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s worst ever Ebola outbreak now in its tenth month, the United Nations on Thursday announced measures to strengthen its response, with the Organization’s newly appointed Emergency Coordinator (EERC) declaring...
18:13, 05/23/2019

Philadelphia DA Accuses Judge of Bias, Says Meek Mill Should Get New Trial Meek Mill’s legal woes have not only been lengthy, but have provided a textbook example of just how deeply flawed our criminal justice system is. But after years of bad news, the Maybach Music signee might finally be seeing the light at the end of th...
18:13, 05/23/2019

Judith Kerr, Author of The Tiger Who Came to Tea, Dies at 95 (LONDON) — Judith Kerr, author and illustrator of the bestselling “The Tiger Who Came to Tea” and other beloved children’s books, has died at the age of 95. HarperCollins chief executive Charlie Redmayne announced her death Th...
18:39, 05/23/2019

New Vauxhall Corsa-e: official pics of electric hatch Vauxhall Corsa-e Battery electric version of perenially popular supermini revealed with 211-mile range Vauxhall has revealed the new full electric Corsa-e supermini, which will kickstart the brand’s electrification programme when it goes on sale n...
18:52, 05/23/2019

Fantasy Football Mock Draft: Making sacrifices in a 14-team league In our latest non-PPR mock draft, Jamey Eisenberg breaks down the challenge of trying to fill your starting lineup with standout players at each position in a 14-team league....
19:00, 05/23/2019

If you lose a body part, other bits get a sensory boost – thank you, brain When you wake up in the middle of the night in total darkness, it can feel as if you have auditory superpowers. Suddenly, you can hear floorboards creak storeys below and the softest rustle of foxes destroying the bins outside, once again. Indeed, it...
19:13, 05/23/2019

Pro-Trump star Kristy Swanson: Dean Cain and I got 'death threats' over play Kristy Swanson says she's receiving death threats over a Trump-focused production she's part of with Dean Cain.        ...
19:13, 05/23/2019

Halle Berry Gave Lena Waithe a Big Kiss For Luck on Her First Night Hosting Jimmy Kimmel Live! While Jimmy Kimmel was off co-hosting the live Norman Lear tribute on Wednesday, he left his talk show in good hands by actor and comedian Lena Waithe to guest host Jimmy Kimmel Live! while he was away. While Waithe has plenty of experience in front ...
19:13, 05/23/2019

Chimpanzees eat tortoises after smashing them open on tree trunks A group of chimpanzees in Gabon has figured out how to eat tortoises by cracking open their shells against tree trunks — further evidence of the apes’ ingenuity...
19:26, 05/23/2019

The best Memorial Day sales 2019: a guide to the best deals so far Memorial Day 2019 is officially almost here! That means not only a long holiday weekend but also fantastic deals from your favorite retailers. You can find Black-Friday like prices from Walmart, Home Depot, Amazon and more. Memorial Day sales include...
19:26, 05/23/2019

Uber launches ScUber: an underwater ride-hailing service It was a pun waiting to happen – Uber has launched an underwater ride-hailing service named, naturally, ScUber.ScUber is a partnership with Tourism and Events Queensland, and will take pairs of passengers for a trip to Australia's Great B...
19:26, 05/23/2019

Football coach Bob Higgins guilty of 45 counts of indecent assault Former Southampton and Peterborough coach convicted of offences against 23 boys‘The FA didn’t stop him’: long road to justice for victimsA former football coach who helped launch the careers of a string of household names has been found guilty of sex...
19:39, 05/23/2019

Mario Batali faces criminal charges for alleged assault in Boston Chef who faced multiple sexual misconduct accusations is charged with indecent assault and battery for allegedly groping a womanThe celebrity chef Mario Batali is facing criminal charges for allegedly groping and forcibly kissing a woman at a restaur...
19:39, 05/23/2019

EU leaders call for appointment of first female president Politicians want at least one woman at helm of European commission and councilEU leaders are being urged to select at least one woman when replacing Jean-Claude Juncker and Donald Tusk as the presidents of the European commission and council, positio...
19:39, 05/23/2019

Judith Kerr – a life in pictures Judith Kerr, the author and illustrator whose debut picture book, The Tiger Who Came to Tea, introduced generations of preschool children to the joyful chaos of uncontrolled appetites, has died at the age of 95 Continue reading......
19:39, 05/23/2019

Psychology teacher pens inspiring list of 101 ways to combat stress IS stress affecting your well-being? Here are some ways to de-stress and reduce the amount of worries in your life, according to a psychology teacher....
19:52, 05/23/2019

We're Throwing Another Giant All-Day Party for the 24 Hours of Le Mans, and You Should Come Three years ago, we packed some 200 people into Jalopnik’s New York headquarters during the 24 Hours of Le Mans. We fed them booze and french toast. We played video games. We did car trivia. We started a puzzle we didn’t finish. We gave away prizes. ...
20:00, 05/23/2019

Hamilton and Bottas impress in Monaco second practice "Mercedes were looking in worryingly imperious form in Free Practice 2 for the Monaco Grand Prix, Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas running around seven tenths faster than anyone else on track."...
20:13, 05/23/2019

Trump administration unveils $16 billion bailout to farmers hurt by China trade war The Trump administration announces a $16 billion aid program for American farmers that includes a three-pronged package of aid for American farmers who have been hurt by the U.S. trade war with China....
20:39, 05/23/2019

Was Aladdin Based on a Real Person? Here’s Why Scholars Are Starting to Think So When the new live-action adaptation of Disney’s animated classic, Aladdin, hits theaters on Friday, it will be just the latest step in the very long history of the tale — one with surprising origins. The rags-to-riches story of a street u...
20:39, 05/23/2019

Wells Fargo, TD Bank turn over Trump financial records to House Dems Wells Fargo and TD Bank have turned over President Trump’s financial records to the House Financial Services Committee, Fox News confirmed on Thursday, amid a contentious legal battle between the Trump administration and congressional Democrats seeki...
21:00, 05/23/2019

Collins slams 'political hack' Democrats over Trump investigations: American people not part of their agenda House Democrats are not interested in putting forth an agenda to help the American people and are instead entirely focused on investigating President Trump, the top Republican on the Judiciary Committee said Thursday. ...
21:00, 05/23/2019

Trump Gives Farmers $16 Billion in Aid Amid Prolonged China Trade War The Trump administration announced an aid package for farmers on Thursday to mollify an important political constituency hurt by a trade clash with China....
21:00, 05/23/2019

This state is adding free sunscreen dispensers to state beaches & parks all summer long! If you wanna have some fun in the sun this summer and keep your skin safe, looks like Rhode Island might be the ticket.        ...
21:00, 05/23/2019

Judge calls screaming mom of ‘Junior’ Guzman-Feliz ‘monstrous’ The mother of an innocent teen chased down and hacked to death with machetes by a pack of gangbangers was called “monstrous” by a Bronx judge Thursday after having to be restrained and escorted out of court by police when she began scream...
21:13, 05/23/2019

Suspected Bloods gang member busted for attacking elderly man A suspected gang member was nabbed Thursday morning for beating an elderly man unconscious in a random attack behind a Bronx charter school, police and sources said. Tyekeem Wright, 19, was arrested around 12:30 a.m. for attacking the 71-year-old beh...
21:13, 05/23/2019

Chicago bank CEO bribed Manafort for a Trump cabinet post: feds The CEO of the Federal Savings Bank of Chicago, who served as a Trump 2016 campaign economic adviser, abused his power to issue $16 million in loans exchange to then-Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort for a high-level position in the Trump adminis...
21:13, 05/23/2019

Scott Stringer questions ‘purpose’ of Chirlane McCray’s ThriveNYC program City Comptroller Scott Stringer raised serious concerns over the “purpose” of first lady Chirlane McCray’s ThriveNYC, saying the taxpayer-funded mental health initiative shouldn’t come “at the expense of transparency and accountability.” In a letter ...
21:13, 05/23/2019

House Speaker Pelosi urges Trump family 'intervention' with president U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday that President Donald Trump threw a temper tantrum at a meeting with Democratic congressional leaders a day earlier and that she wished his family or staff would conduct "an intervention" with him for ...
21:13, 05/23/2019

Hungary's ruling party threatens to leave pro-EU bloc ahead of vote Hungary's foreign minister has said that migration policy would determine whether the ruling Fidesz Party remains in the center-right European People's Party (EPP) grouping after the European parliamentary elections....
21:26, 05/23/2019

Local journalism: The necessary distance to everyday proximity Good local journalists — those who are involved and integrated in their local communities — are a must for exposing corruption and scandals, says Helge Matthiesen from Bonn's daily newspaper General-Anzeiger....
21:26, 05/23/2019

Picking up the pieces of the new world (dis)order Wolfgang Ischinger, chairman of the Munich Security Conference, said that the world has fallen into a "great strategic puzzle." It is unclear who could pick up the pieces and reassemble them, says DW's Christian Trippe....
21:26, 05/23/2019

What would you buy: LG G8 or Google Pixel 3a XL? Over the last few years, LG's phones haven't done... amazing. A few months after their release, some deals start rolling in and the prices rarely bounce back up to flagship levels. The most recent LG G8 ThinQ discount makes us think it's that time of...
21:39, 05/23/2019

The Honor 20 Pro's release has been put on hold due to US ban UPDATE: This article has been updated to include an official statement from Honor on the matter.###Huawei’s inability to work with American companies means that next-gen smartphones from the brand will no longer ship with Google’s range of apps, incl...
21:39, 05/23/2019

Putintseva beats Friedsam after 3-hour match in Nuremberg Top-seeded Yulia Putintseva of Kazakhstan edged Germany's Anna-Lena Friedsam 7-5, 6-7(5), 7-6(2) in their Nuremberg Cup quarterfinal in the longest match of the season so far on Thursday        ...
21:39, 05/23/2019

Don't go on the road without these essential tech gadgets Summer is just around the corners and USA TODAY's Jefferson Graham gives his six essential tech gadgets you should not leave home without.        ...
21:39, 05/23/2019

Hardware and software vendors continue to flee Huawei following blacklisting Just over one week after an executive order prohibiting US companies from selling products to Huawei, the world's third largest smartphone manufacturer finds itself with few friends....
21:52, 05/23/2019

Suspending major military exercises with South Korea was 'prudent,' and pundits 'simply do not know the ground truth,' the top US commander there says Associated Press The Pentagon said earlier this year that it would replace major exercises done with South Korea with smaller, more specific training. Despite pundits decrying this move, the top US commander on the peninsula said it was a prudent de...
22:13, 05/23/2019

Millions of Americans are only $400 away from financial hardship. Here's why A majority of American adults say they are living comfortably, according to an annual Federal Reserve study on financial well-being of households. But nearly a third still lack savings to handle a $400 emergency expense....
22:13, 05/23/2019

Blackstone, Prologis Separately Bid for U.S. Arm of GLP Blackstone Group and Prologis are vying to buy the U.S. arm of Singapore’s GLP in a deal that could be worth more than $20 billion and create an industrial-warehouse giant....
22:26, 05/23/2019

UNC Charlotte student killed while stopping a gunman in his classroom was awarded posthumous ROTC Medal of Heroism Associated Press Army ROTC cadet Riley Howell, who was killed in a shooting at UNC Charlotte in April, was posthumously awarded the ROTC Medal of Heroism this month. The 21-year-old was buried with full military honors near his hometown of Waynesvil...
22:39, 05/23/2019

Fascist symbols, rhetoric, salutes on the rise ahead of Italian EU vote MILAN — A banner emblazoned with the words “Honor to Mussolini,” unfurled just steps from the Milan piazza where the fascist dictator’s body was hung upside down after his 1945 execution. One-armed salutes and fascist slogans shouted at protests. Ita...
22:39, 05/23/2019

NASA chooses technology firm Maxar for lunar platform project NASA has picked space technology company Maxar Technologies Inc as the first contractor to help build its Gateway platform in lunar orbit, a crucial outpost for America's mission to relay astronauts to the moon in 2024, the U.S. agency said on Thursd...
22:52, 05/23/2019

Rejected vanity license plates: Profanity, innuendoes and slurs rejected in Nevada What's the dirtiest thing you can spell with seven letters and numbers? Chances are a team of people at the Nevada DMV has already anticipated it.        ...
22:52, 05/23/2019

Raptors vs. Bucks: How Toronto improved its chances It’s all knotted up at two wins apiece in the NBA Eastern Conference Finals heading into Thursday’s pivotal Game 5 (TNT, 8:30 p.m.). Toronto is still a clear market underdog to the Milwaukee Bucks. But the Raptors have increased their chances to adva...
23:00, 05/23/2019

Bag 25% Off Everything at Vera Bradley, Including Those Classic Quilted Totes You might remember Very Bradley as the brand of the paisley quilted tote carried by your great aunt, but in recent years, the retailer has expanded their prints beyond florals into more modern patterns. And I must admit, their solid bags, duffels, po...
23:00, 05/23/2019

Researchers estimate that Los Angeles could cut homeless spending by $33 million per year “if it pro Researchers estimate that Los Angeles could cut homeless spending by $33 million per year “if it provided homes to elderly people who lack them.” Is this wacky idea worth a try?...
23:00, 05/23/2019

Facebook backs away from the hard sell on political ads Facebook Inc. said it stopped paying commissions to employees who sell political ads, as the tech giant overhauls how it engages with campaigns ahead of elections in 2020....
23:13, 05/23/2019

Global markets rocked as US-China trade and tech rift deepens Shares fall sharply in Asia, Europe and North America in intensifying war of wordsThe deepening trade and technology war between the US and China has sent global stock markets sharply lower and prompted a warning from the IMF of the increasing risks ...
23:13, 05/23/2019

Judge orders file in Jussie Smollett criminal case unsealed CHICAGO (AP) — A judge in Chicago has ordered the file in the Jussie Smollett criminal case unsealed. Cook County Judge Steven Watkins said Thursday that while there are good arguments in favor of keeping the file sealed, the “Empire” act...
23:26, 05/23/2019

Fed's Kaplan Says He Is 'Agnostic' About Whether Next Rate Move Is Up or Down Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan said Thursday he is concerned about the potential for trade-related uncertainty to exert a drag on U.S. economic growth but said he is comfortable leaving interest rates unchanged for now....
23:26, 05/23/2019

Police in Nebraska investigate attack as possible hate crime LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Police in Lincoln, Nebraska, are investigating an assault on a Muslim woman as a possible hate crime. Police tell the Lincoln Journal Star that the 18-year-old victim was walking Wednesday night in west Lincoln when two white men...
23:52, 05/23/2019

Ceremony Held For Fallen Law Enforcement RICHMOND, Ky. (LEX 18)– A memorial was held Thursday to honor the lives of six law enforcement officers who lost their lives in the line of duty in 2018. A large crowd showed up for the ceremony held at the Kentucky Department of Criminal Justi...
23:52, 05/23/2019

Penguins re-sign defenseman Chad Ruhwedel to 2-year deal PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins are holding on to defenseman Chad Ruhwedel. The Penguins re-signed Ruhwedel to a two-year deal on Thursday that carries an average value of $700,000 a season. The 29-year-old Ruhwedel played in 18 games for t...
23:52, 05/23/2019

The Latest: Senate passes $19 billion disaster relief bill WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on disaster relief legislation (all times local): 4:38 p.m. The Senate has passed a long-overdue $19 billion disaster aid bill to help to a number of states and Puerto Rico recover after a series of hurricanes, floods and...
23:52, 05/23/2019

"Pro-Incumbency, Positive Vote": Prakash Javadekar On BJP's Big Win Union minister Prakash Javadekar on Thursday termed BJP's humongous lead in the Lok Sabha election results trends as "pro-incumbency and positive" vote by the people of the country....
00:13, 05/24/2019

My Strange Year In A Strictly-Regimented Day Of Defeat Troop As I was growing up, I hated sports. When I was nine, I quit football after two weeks to my dad’s disappointment. By the time I got to high school, I wasn’t playing any sports or in any clubs. I was a happy person with dear friends, but I had never b...
00:13, 05/24/2019

Ilott: F2 qualifying "rebound" important after Alfa F1 test crash Ferrari junior Callum Ilott says he felt it was important to rebound from his "weird" Alfa Romeo Formula 1 testing crash after taking second in Formula 2 qualifying in Monaco...
00:13, 05/24/2019

This is what the Galaxy Note 10 might look like With May almost over, we’re some two months away from the next major Android phone launch. The Galaxy Note 10 will likely drop in early August, and it’ll come in as many as four versions, according to recent reports, including two differe...
00:26, 05/24/2019

Amazon reportedly developing a wearable that recognizes human emotions In its latest effort to be involved in every aspect of our lives, Amazon is reportedly working on a new voice-activated wearable device that is capable of recognizing human emotions. According to Bloomberg, the wearable will be worn on the wrist, lik...
00:26, 05/24/2019

Heseltine: I'll stay a Tory and fight our Right-wing zealots Michael Heseltine today hit out at hardline Brexit-backing Tories for the party's European election "disaster" — and branded them a "destructive force"....
00:26, 05/24/2019

Trump doubts U.S. needs to send more troops to Middle East President Donald Trump said on Thursday he did not think additional U.S. troops are needed in the Middle East to counter Iran, casting doubt on a Pentagon plan to bolster forces in the region....
00:26, 05/24/2019

NCAA president Mark Emmert had net salary of $2.9 million in 2017 calendar year The $2.9 million net salary for NCAA president Mark Emmert was revealed when the college sports governing body revealed its tax return for 2017.        ...
00:39, 05/24/2019

Bruins' Backes must face Blues buddies for Stanley Cup Former Blues captain will David Backes will have to go through his old team if he is going to win the Stanley Cup for the first time        ...
00:39, 05/24/2019

Texas promotes tennis coach Berque after national title Texas has promoted interim men's tennis coach Bruce Berque to permanent status after the Longhorns won the team national championship        ...
00:39, 05/24/2019

Paper Round: Lukaku fears Man Utd will price him out of move, City braced for Sane bid "Romelu Lukaku fears that Manchester United will price him out of a move away from the club whilst Manchester City are preparing to receive a bid for Leroy Sane. It’s Friday’s Paper Round."...
00:52, 05/24/2019

Fox Nation announces new shows hosted by Tyrus, Kat Timpf, Tammy Bruce and Lawrence Jones Fox News contributors Tyrus, Kat Timpf, Tammy Bruce and Lawrence Jones will host new shows on Fox Nation, the on- demand, subscription-based streaming service, the network announced Thursday....
00:52, 05/24/2019

Joe Manganiello explains why Sofia Vergara is his perfect match Joe Manganiello opened up about his nearly four-year marriage to “Modern Family” star Sofia Vergara and why the “confident” Colombian bombshell is his one-and-only....
00:52, 05/24/2019

Netflix price hikes are complicating T-Mobile’s ‘Netflix on Us’ promotion T-Mobile announced a series of changes to its most popular phone plane on Thursday, one of which potentially means a price increase if you’re on a plan that includes a Netflix subscription One of the side-effects of the Netflix price increase t...
01:00, 05/24/2019

Wirecutter's best deals: Save $80 on an Eero mesh networking bundle This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read Wirecutter's continuously updated list of deals h...
01:00, 05/24/2019

Github lets you donate to your favorite developers and apps GitHub announced today that it is opening up the beta of GitHub Sponsors, a new feature that will let users financially support their favorite developers and open source applications. The digital tip jar will operate similarly to Patreon, with donors...
01:00, 05/24/2019

Facebook has taken down over 2 billion fake accounts in 2019 Facebook took down 2.19 billion fake accounts during the first quarter of 2019, the company has announced. In addition to that, Facebook said it disabled 1.2 billion fake accounts in Q4 2018. These numbers are quite staggering when you consider that....
01:00, 05/24/2019

The gadgets we recommend for new parents Rattlers are pretty basic, in that they make noise to get a baby's attention. But the SmartNoggin NogginStik goes a step further: It also lights up, which could help to snap your kid out of an epic freak-out session. It has a goofy face, somethi...
01:00, 05/24/2019

The Traitor review – the real goodfellas: Cosa Nostra on trial There are some show-stopping scenes in Bellocchio’s handsome true-crime movie about mafia informantsMarco Bellocchio’s The Traitor is a big, handsomely shot, true-crime gangster movie, ranging over 30 years from the early 1970s to the late 90s, scrip...
01:26, 05/24/2019

Congress considers regulations for rear seat child alerts Lawmakers, as they consider child safety regulations for cars, say more than 800 children forgotten in vehicles have died from heatstroke in the U.S. over the last two decades....
01:26, 05/24/2019

Cold office temperatures are hurting women’s productivity, study says Businesses are giving women the cold shoulder by blasting the building air conditioning, with a new study finding that frigid office temperatures lower a female's cognitive performance and productivity....
01:52, 05/24/2019

This boy really wanted a teddy bear — and he paid the price A mischievous 3-year-old boy in the UK really wanted a teddy bear — so badly that he climbed into an arcade claw machine to grab one, and got trapped, according to a new report. Natalie Draper, 37, brought her son Noah to an indoor play center in Man...
01:52, 05/24/2019

Space travel could cripple astronauts with arthritis Space travel could cripple astronauts with arthritis from a young age, research reveals. Even short spells could be harmful because bones and joints interact differently in zero gravity. Previous research showed that living in space leads to other ch...
01:52, 05/24/2019

Watson targeted two teams; Gronk wasn't factor When tight end Ben Watson realized that he really wasn't ready for retirement, he narrowed his focus to two teams based on his history -- New England and New Orleans....
01:52, 05/24/2019

Palmer Luckey: I left Facebook enraged, but Zuckerberg is VR’s top backer Oculus's founder says he had hate and rage in his heart after leaving Facebook, yet continues to back the company because of its strong support for VR.Read More...
02:00, 05/24/2019

2020 Mahindra Thar Hard Top Version Spotted Testing Images of a prototype of the next-gen Mahindra Thar have recently surfaced online, and this time around we get to see a hard-top version of the off-road SUV for the first time....
02:13, 05/24/2019

Intuit Raises Outlook Amid TurboTax Scrutiny Intuit raised its profit and sales outlook for the year, citing strong results in the latest quarter despite mounting legislative scrutiny over the business practices of its TurboTax tax-preparation software unit....
02:13, 05/24/2019

Chinese envoy says Canada-China relations have hit ‘rock bottom’ The remarks come at a time of heightened tensions following the December arrest of Chinese telecom executive Meng Wanzhou in Vancouver on an extradition request by the United States....
02:39, 05/24/2019

AOC, Warren team up for new video pressing Mnuchin over Sears bankruptcy Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., and Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., pressed Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin over his role in Sears' 2018 bankruptcy in a video released Thursday....
02:52, 05/24/2019

Trump lashes out at ‘Crazy Nancy’ Pelosi, says she’s ‘lost it’ President Trump ripped into “Crazy Nancy” Pelosi on Thursday after the House speaker called for the president’s family to stage an intervention. “I have been watching her for a long period of time. She’s not the same person. S...
03:00, 05/24/2019

Acting medical system chief pledges changes to senior staff BALTIMORE (AP) — The acting chief executive of the University of Maryland Medical System is pledging “significant changes” to senior staff after a scandal involving financial arrangements. The Baltimore Sun reports system ...
03:00, 05/24/2019

Segura helps Phillies beat Lester, Cubs 9-7 CHICAGO (AP) — Jean Segura and J.T. Realmuto homered off Jon Lester, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Chicago Cubs 9-7 on Thursday for a split of the four-game series between division leaders. Andrew McCutchen added two hits and two RBIs as Phi...
03:00, 05/24/2019

Arizona man accused of burying his dead mom in his backyard SAN TAN VALLEY, Ariz. (AP) — An Arizona man has been arrested for allegedly burying his dead mother in his backyard to continue receiving her Social Security checks and Veterans Affairs benefits. Pinal County Sheriff’s officials say 66-year-old...
03:00, 05/24/2019

Turns Out This Game of Thrones Character Was Originally Supposed to Survive Season 8 Warning: This post contains spoilers for Game of Thrones season 8. The eighth and final season of Game of Thrones killed off more major characters — including Daenerys Targaryen, Cersei and Jaime Lannister, and Theon Greyjoy — than any of...
03:26, 05/24/2019

| New York puts Democrats a step closer to Trump’s tax returns New York politicians have given final passage to legislation that would allow US President Donald Trump's state tax returns to be released to congressional committees that have, so far, been barred from getting the president's federal filings....
03:52, 05/24/2019

| US House intel panel delays subpoena against Barr after DOJ offer The Democratic chairperson of the US House Intelligence Committee says he would hold off enforcing a subpoena against Attorney General William Barr after the Justice Department agreed to turn over materials relating to an investigation into Russian e...
03:52, 05/24/2019

With squeaker win 26, 'Jeopardy!' champ James Holzhauer moves close to another milestone James Holzhauer was aiming for his 26th straight 'Jeopardy!' win Wednesday and moving closer to the $2 million mark in prize money.        ...
03:52, 05/24/2019

What are the best ways to stop overeating? Overeating can lead to obesity and other health problems over time. However, people can take simple steps to control their appetite and eat more healthfully. These steps include eating slowly, checking portion sizes, and reducing stress. Learn more h...
04:52, 05/24/2019

Why was a healthy dog euthanized in Virginia? Her deceased owner asked for it in her will While legal, a Virginia woman's request in her will to have her dog euthanized so they could be buried together has sparked backlash.        ...
04:52, 05/24/2019

'Long Shot' stars talk politics "Long Shot" stars Charlize Theron and June David Raphael say women often face extra scrutiny in politics. (May 23)        ...
04:52, 05/24/2019

Family of incapacitated rape victim who gave birth files $45M notice of claim against Arizona The 56-page document, filed on behalf of the victim and her parents, says the state of Arizona did an "abysmal job" monitoring Hacienda HealthCare.        ...
04:52, 05/24/2019

Pompeo: release of Lindh 'unconscionable' Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the early release of John Walker Lindh from federal prison is "explainable and unconscionable." Lindh was released Thursday from a facility in Indiana, having served 17 years of a 20-year sentence. (May 23)  ...
04:52, 05/24/2019

UPDATE 1-SpaceX launches first satellites for Musk's Starlink internet service High-tech entrepreneur Elon Musk's SpaceX company launched a Falcon 9 rocket from Florida on Thursday on a mission to carry the first batch of five dozen small satellites into low-Earth orbit for his new Starlink internet service....
05:39, 05/24/2019

Chile's Southern Patagonia Ice Field ruptured by climate change: scientists Chile's 12,000 square kilometer (4,633 square mile) Southern Patagonia Ice Field split in two and is likely to continue to fracture amid climate change, according to a team of Chilean scientists who were in the region in March....
05:39, 05/24/2019

Trump orders intelligence agencies to comply with investigation into origins of Mueller probe President Donald Trump directed the U.S. intelligence community to "quickly and fully cooperate" with Attorney General William Barr's investigation into the origins of special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe....
05:52, 05/24/2019

Mexican congress approves safeguards for new National Guard Mexico's Congress approved a series of safeguards Thursday intended to prevent abuses under the country's new militarized police force known as the National Guard....
06:13, 05/24/2019

Of All the Cars That Never Made Sense, Let Us Not Forget the Peugeot 907 V12 The more time I spend with concept cars, the less I feel I really get what they are or are meant to do. Is the whole idea to tempt me with something that will never exist? Am I supposed to hate this love that I feel in my heart?...
06:26, 05/24/2019

Why China Is Full of American Cars My plane had only touched down an hour or two earlier and I was quick to get out of my hotel—to find some breakfast, to see the city and to see all of the interesting Chinese cars that I’d only ever read about. And just as I rounded a corner, there t...
06:26, 05/24/2019

Scientists discover the source of new CFC emissions The following is a joint announcement from the MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change and the University of Bristol. Since 2013, annual emissions of a banned chlorofluorocarbon (CFC) have increased by nearly 8,000 tons from eas...
06:52, 05/24/2019

Maryland moves to meet key recommendation made in wake of Jordan McNair’s death The university announced plans for a head physician to oversee athletic trainers and sports medicine staff, and to report to the University Health Center rather than the athletic department....
06:52, 05/24/2019

Chicago man acquitted in slaying of dismembered 2-year-old A Chicago jury acquitted a man of murder in the 2015 slaying of a toddler whose dismembered body parts were later found floating in the Garfield Park Lagoon....
07:26, 05/24/2019

Colorado is the first state to cap skyrocketing insulin co-pays (CNN) – The skyrocketing prices of insulin are a nationwide issue and Colorado has become the first state to pass legislation that tackles the problem. Colorado Gov. Jared Polis signed a bill into law Wednesday that places a $100 per month cap...
07:39, 05/24/2019

Easy 'Nudges' Aren't Enough to Save the Earth We all love to do our part to fix big problems, especially when our part is something easy and feel-good. But nudges can backfire, leading us to believe that our small actions were basically good enough when they’re not....
07:39, 05/24/2019

Fears of deeper U.S.-China trade war push Asian shares to four-month low Asian stocks stumbled to a four-month low on Friday and crude oil plunged on worries the U.S.-China trade spat was developing into a more entrenched strategic dispute between the world's two largest economies, pushing investors to safe-haven assets....
07:52, 05/24/2019

Snapchat employees abused data access, spied on users: report Snapchat employees have been using internal tools — which offer them privileged access to user data — to spy on people’s pages, a report says. Two workers who are no longer with the app’s parent company, Snap, spoke to Motherb...
07:52, 05/24/2019

Beware of Credit ‘Repair’ Companies, Consumer Watchdogs Say Anything these companies can do, people can do for themselves at no cost. Federal regulators recently filed suit against two of the biggest companies....
07:52, 05/24/2019

Boat capsizes on southwest China river, 10 dead, 8 missing BEIJING (AP) — A boat carrying passengers across a river capsized in southwestern China, killing at least 10 people. Twelve divers were among personnel working at the scene Friday. Eight people were still missing, state broadcaster CCTV reported. The...
08:13, 05/24/2019

NC State rallies past Wake Forest 6-5 in ACC tournament DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Terrell Tatum’s two-run infield single keyed North Carolina State’s four-run ninth inning that rallied the Wolfpack past Wake Forest 6-5 on Thursday night in the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament. Third-seeded N.C. ...
08:13, 05/24/2019

Virtual reality helps police learn to interact with autistic WASHINGTON (AP) — Police officers are now using virtual reality to learn the best ways to interact with people who suffer from autism and de-escalate situations that could quickly turn awry. A new training simulation using virtual reality headsets is...
08:13, 05/24/2019

Rainy forecast postpones Iowa-Nebraska game at B10 tourney OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Iowa-Nebraska game at the Big Ten Tournament has been postponed until Friday morning because of inclement weather in the Omaha, Nebraska, area on Thursday night. The Ohio State-Maryland game Thursday was delayed 95 minutes beca...
08:13, 05/24/2019

How the Yankees could fill gaping CC Sabathia hole BALTIMORE — CC Sabathia went on the 10-day injured list Thursday to take care of his inflamed right knee. That was a given following Wednesday night’s victory over the Orioles in which he earned the win, while working on the painful hinge. How the Ya...
09:13, 05/24/2019

Drake gets last laugh after Mallory Edens throws shade at rapper with Pusha-T shirt The Bucks were hoping to have found their answer to Drake. The Toronto-born rapper has made himself plenty of enemies during the second round of the NBA playoffs, going all-in on the Raptors as they try to overthrow Milwaukee. On Thursday, however, M...
09:13, 05/24/2019

Adam Gase’s arrival only sped up Darron Lee’s predetermined Jets exit Adam Gase’s first move as interim general manager was to trade linebacker Darron Lee to the Chiefs just hours after Mike Maccagnan was fired last week. But Gase said that trade had been in the works for a long time. “I think it was being talked about...
09:13, 05/24/2019

Turkish Military, Defying U.S., Trains to Use Russian Missile Defense Turkey’s armed forces have begun training to use a Russian missile-defense system that it purchased despite U.S. warnings, deepening a rift between the two NATO allies....
09:26, 05/24/2019

Laver Cup getting official status from men’s tennis tour LONDON (AP) — The Laver Cup is getting official status from the men’s tennis tour. The ATP says it has reached an agreement to make the tournament an official part of the yearly calendar, although no ranking points will be awarded to competitor...
09:39, 05/24/2019

The Latest: Oman says it’s working to ease US-Iran tensions ISLAMABAD (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): 12:20 p.m. Oman’s Foreign Ministry says it’s working to “ease ...
09:39, 05/24/2019

Lionel Messi to give first Barcelona press conference in four years as club close ranks for Copa del Rey Final Lionel Messi and Gerard Pique will join Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde in the team's pre-match press conference ahead of the Copa del Rey Final against Valencia on Saturday as the club close ranks after the recent Champions League collapse at Anfiel...
09:39, 05/24/2019

Wenger: Mkhitaryan case 'should not happen in football' Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has expressed his astonishment that Henrikh Mkhitaryan won't be able to play in the Europa League final against Chelsea in Baku over fears for the Armenian international's safety....
09:52, 05/24/2019

Watch: 574 eat breakfast in bed for Guinness record A total 574 people climbed into beds and dined on morning cuisine in South Africa to break the Guinness World Record for most people eating breakfast in bed....
09:52, 05/24/2019

Virtual reality or no, a round of golf is still just a round of golf Every Friday, A.V. Club staffers kick off our weekly open thread for the discussion of gaming plans and recent gaming glories, but of course, the real action is down in the comments, where we invite you to answer our eternal question: What Are You Pl...
10:00, 05/24/2019

USC was reportedly told gynecologist could be targeting Asian students Administers at the University of Southern California were reportedly informed by medical experts that there was evidence that a school gynecologist—Dr. George Tyndall—was targeting Asian students and showed evidence of “psychopathy” and kept him in p...
10:13, 05/24/2019

Pregnant woman won't be deported immediately to Mexico U.S. immigration officials have told a pregnant Mexican woman who had taken sanctuary inside a Chicago church that she can stay in the United States until after the baby is born....
10:13, 05/24/2019

NBA notebook: Durant doubtful for Finals opener The Golden State Warriors announced Thursday it is unlikely forward Kevin Durant will be ready for the start of the NBA Finals, but they are hopeful he can return during the series....
10:26, 05/24/2019

Hiding in Plain Sight: Medieval Mermaids in Churches Why would an ancient, folkloric, but non-Biblical, character such as a mermaid find its way into so many medieval European churches? And can such mermaid imagery and symbology be correlated with the more overt pagan symbols of the Green Man and Sheel...
10:26, 05/24/2019

Raptors edge Bucks and move to brink of NBA finals behind Kawhi's 35 Raptors knock off Bucks to take 3-2 series lead in East finalsKawhi Leonard’s game-high 35 points power Toronto in winKawhi Leonard scored 35 points and the Toronto Raptors beat the Milwaukee Bucks 105-99 on Thursday night to take a 3-2 lead in the E...
10:39, 05/24/2019

Hurley Haywood on life as a gay racing champion: 'I didn't have any male role models' The three-time Le Mans champion was pictured with blondes and sponsored by Penthouse. But he lived a very different life away from the trackWhen Hurley Haywood emerged in the racing scene 50 years ago he looked like someone out of central casting. He...
10:39, 05/24/2019

Measles exposure warning at DFW airport Health officials in Texas say a person who passed through Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport on May 15th tested positive for measles. Tarrant County health officials are warning other travelers to make sure they're immunized. (May 15) ...
10:52, 05/24/2019

CNN's Acosta suggests Trump ordered unsealing of 2016 intel to 'distract' from Pelosi spat CNN Chief White House Correspondent Jim Acosta suggested late Thursday that President Trump ordered Attorney General William Barr to declassify intelligence tied to surveillance of Trump's campaign during the 2016 election in order to "distract" from...
10:52, 05/24/2019

Federated Co-op buying ethanol plant near Belle Plaine, Sask. Federated Co-op said it will invest in the Terra Grain Fuels ethanol plant near Belle Plaine, Sask., to make it more efficient and pursue carbon capture and storage technologies....
11:00, 05/24/2019

My Best Friend and I Did Everything Together — Until He Was Killed in Afghanistan A bomb planted by the Taliban killed my best friend, Patrick. This Memorial Day, I am still coming to terms with the fact that I survived our ill-fated mission and he did not....
11:26, 05/24/2019

Video: Anaconda Snakes Born To Virgin Mother In Aquarium The birth of 18 baby anacondas at a Boston aquarium has left many surprised, given that their mother has lived most of her life in an all-female enclosure....
12:00, 05/24/2019

Singapore chases tech 'Jedi Masters' for Silicon Valley ambitions San Francisco-based investor Paul Bragiel said he needed to be asked three or four times before he accepted an invitation from Singapore to come check out its tech scene....
12:13, 05/24/2019

Elizabethtown Soldier Surprises Brother At School HARDIN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– A soldier from Elizabethtown wanted to surprise his family when he came home from deployment. But it didn’t quite work out the way he planned. Army Specialist Christian Cruz has been in Guantanamo for the last...
12:52, 05/24/2019

Italian bid edges Swedish rival in 2026 Olympic host study LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The Italian bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympics in Milan and Cortina d’Ampezzo looks stronger than the Stockholm-Are project in an IOC analysis of the candidates. The IOC says its own polling in March showed “...
12:52, 05/24/2019

Afghan police official says blast at Kabul mosque kills 2 KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan police official says a bomb exploded at a mosque in a western part of Kabul, killing two people, including the prayer leader, and wounding seven. Jan Agha, a district police official, says the bomb was apparently p...
12:52, 05/24/2019

Infant Dies After Drowning In Calloway County Pond CALLOWAY COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Authorities in Western Kentucky are investigating after a 1-year-old drowned. It happened just after 5 p.m. Wednesday. The sheriff’s office says a woman called saying she found her 1-year-old in a pond near ...
12:52, 05/24/2019

D-Day for May? UK leader could name her departure date LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May is meeting a leader of her Conservative lawmakers amid mounting speculation that she is about to announce her departure date. The party’s key backbench committee has set a showdown meeting Friday...
12:52, 05/24/2019

The Heat Is On Memorial Day Weekend It’s the unofficial start of summer and this long Memorial Day weekend we’re set to simmer in the Commonwealth.That dominant heat ridge anchored southeast will keep pumping heat and humidity into the Ohio Valley this weekend and into next...
12:52, 05/24/2019

Theresa May to resign as prime minister An emotional Theresa May confirms she will quit as Conservative leader on 7 June, saying she has done all she can and a new prime minister will have to deliver Brexit....
13:00, 05/24/2019

Unicorns' Unicorns: Qualified CFOs As more startups turn into large, complex firms, many are looking to hire a finance chief who can impose financial discipline and bring a new level of managerial expertise. Problem is, such talent is in short supply....
13:26, 05/24/2019

Scottish Cup win could help boost job security of either Lennon or Levein | Ewan Murray Celtic and Hearts meet in the final for the first time since 1956 and victory for either manager could help quieten the doubtersIt is a Scottish football quirk that two of its most high-profile clubs, Hearts and Celtic, will on Saturday be brought to...
13:52, 05/24/2019

The UN thinks you're a sexist for using Siri If you want to fix gender imbalances in tech, targeting the supposed sexism of Siri and Alexa should be pretty far down on your list. According to the United Nations, however, it’s a matter of high priority....
13:52, 05/24/2019

'Soft targets': Beleaguered Baltimore latest city to fall victim to cyberattack Baltimore, still adjusting to new leadership after its mayor's forced resignation, is the latest city to get hit by a cyberattack        ...
14:13, 05/24/2019

The psychology behind climate inaction: How to beat the 'doom barrier' Despite the urgency of a 'climate emergency' we're nowhere near fulfilling the Paris agreement. Why are we so reluctant to act? Climate psychologist Per Espen Stoknes says we need to move away from pointing blame....
14:13, 05/24/2019

Taiwan celebrates Asia's first same-sex marriages as couples tie knot Same-sex couples tied the knot in emotional scenes in Taiwan on Friday, the first legal marriages in Asia hailed by activists as a social revolution for the region....
14:39, 05/24/2019

Who wants to be Britain's next prime minister? British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Friday she would quit, triggering a contest next month that will bring a new leader to power who is likely to push for a cleaner break with the European Union....
14:39, 05/24/2019

Raqqa is in ruins like a modern Dresden. This is not 'precision bombing' Thousands of Syrians are dead and their city devastated. How dare the US, UK and French militaries speak of ‘surgical strikes’?From Kosovo to Iraq and Syria, the US and its military allies have for years told a tale of “precision bombing” and “surgic...
14:52, 05/24/2019

Man charged with murder in death of daughter he mistook for intruder GREENVILLE, S.C. — Authorities in South Carolina have charged a man with killing his daughter, whom he mistook for a potential intruder. The Greenville County Sheriff’s Office says 43-year-old Jermaine Pressley faces charges of murder, possessi...
14:52, 05/24/2019

US STOCKS-Futures attempt rebound after sharp sell-off in previous session U.S. stock index futures edged higher on Friday, attempting to bounce back from the previous session's steep sell-off, on cautious optimism after President Donald Trump predicted a swift end to the ongoing tariff war with China....
15:00, 05/24/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks climb on muted trade hopes, sterling yo-yos as PM May quits World stocks edged higher on Friday and oil prices bounced after comments by President Donald Trump encouraged hopes of progress in U.S.-China trade talks while British Prime Minister Theresa May's resignation briefly sent sterling fluctuating wildly...
15:00, 05/24/2019

Nessus expands vulnerability scanner offerings to 16 IPs in commercial environments Tenable introduced the free Nessus Essentials product, and also discussed the wisdom of building apps in Electron, along with fixes for Spectre and Meltdown....
15:00, 05/24/2019

How Ancient Woodworkers Sculpted Civilization Humans have a remarkable relationship with trees. Trees not only provide the oxygen we need to breathe, but also wood in its rawest form.  ...
16:00, 05/24/2019

Ben Shapiro on Democrats' 'deeply cynical play' and how Trump should have responded Ben Shapiro laid out how he believes President Trump could have achieved a better "political outcome" after his contentious face-off with top Democrats Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer. ...
16:13, 05/24/2019

Kenya’s High Court Upholds Ban on Gay Sex The ruling on laws that date from the British colonial era disappointed but did not surprise gay rights advocates in Africa, where anti-gay views are common....
16:13, 05/24/2019

Daniil Medvedev Looks to Come Back at the French Open His clay season has been mixed. He reached the semifinals in Monte Carlo and the finals in Barcelona, but lost his opening matches in Madrid and Rome....
16:26, 05/24/2019

The Stresses of Playing on the French Open‘s Clay Courts European red clay courts demand peak physical conditioning, the dexterity to slide across the baseline and the perseverance to sustain 30-stroke points....
16:26, 05/24/2019

Woman killed 70-year-old victim, sexually assaulted her with umbrella: cops A New Jersey woman was busted in the sickening murder of a 70-year-old woman — who was sexually assaulted with an umbrella and robbed of a mere $15, according to prosecutors and a new report. Caroline Beckert, 40, of Old Bridge, was charged wit...
16:39, 05/24/2019

Nick Carter's Wife Lauren Kitt Is Pregnant 8 Months After Miscarriage The Backstreet Boys' family is about to get a little bigger. Nick Carter and his wife Lauren Kitt Carter are expecting another child. The boy band member announced the happy......
16:39, 05/24/2019

Prince Harry spends first night away from Archie for charity polo match in Rome The Duke of Sussex has spent his first night away from baby Archie, taking part in a fundraising polo match in Italy and enjoying a good night's sleep....
17:00, 05/24/2019

Pound to Euro exchange rate: Sterling rises after Theresa May resigns The value of the pound climbed slightly against the euro and US dollar following Theresa May's announcement she will step down as Prime Minister on June 7....
17:00, 05/24/2019

Quitting the five tech giants: Could you abandon Amazon? Imagine your life without Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Google, or Microsoft. David Gewirtz begins his five-day look at quitting the Big Five tech giants with Amazon. Sure, he can quit. He can quit anytime he wants......
17:00, 05/24/2019

Monaco F2: De Vries wins, Schumacher causes red flag with collision Nyck de Vries scored a flawless Monaco Formula 2 win in an explosive race interrupted by Ferrari junior Mick Schumacher triggering a track-blocking crash at Rascasse that caused confusion...
17:39, 05/24/2019

Trump administration to roll back health-care protections for transgender people The Trump administration proposed Friday to roll back health-care protections for transgender people by ending an Obama-era policy that prohibited health providers from discriminating against patients based on their gender identity....
17:52, 05/24/2019

Utah Man Is Among the Latest to Die Amid Traffic Jam of Hikers at Mount Everest A Utah man who had set off with a goal to climb the highest peak on all seven continents died Wednesday after reaching the summit of Mount Everest. Donald Lynn Cash, 54, fainted from high altitude sickness while taking photographs at the summit, acco...
18:13, 05/24/2019

Losing Indonesian candidate challenges election in court The defeated candidate in Indonesia’s presidential election has filed a challenge against the result in the country’s top court just days after seven people died during rioting by his supporters in the capital...
18:13, 05/24/2019

Nadal not bothered by change in surroundings at Roland Garros "Rafa Nadal will have to get used to new surroundings as his favourite hunting ground, the court Philippe Chatrier, has been revamped ahead of the May 26-June 9 French Open."...
18:39, 05/24/2019

Ask the Captain: How is airplane cargo contained, and is anyone watching it? How are cargo holds configured in aircraft? Are there separators or some other device such as nets used to restrain the items?        ...
18:39, 05/24/2019

Harrison Ford Says He’s the Only One Who Gets to Play Indiana Jones: ‘When I’m Gone, He’s Gone’ Indiana Jones will die when Harrison Ford dies, if the actor has his way. Appearing on NBC’s Today on Friday, Ford spoke about playing the legendary archaeologist and insisted nobody else will fill the role going forward. “Don’t yo...
18:52, 05/24/2019

The Power Players Dominating Chapter 11 Bankruptcy The fate of trillions of dollars in corporate assets—as well as millions of employees, pensioners, shareholders, investors and suppliers—is concentrated in the hands of an elite group of bankruptcy professionals and judges from just two states....
18:52, 05/24/2019

Record high temperatures? How to stay safe during a heat wave Extreme heat and hot temperatures can be deadly. Avoid the heat and know the signs of heat stroke and exhaustion. Here's a guide to staying safe.        ...
19:00, 05/24/2019

College student dies from 100-foot fall while taking pictures at scenic Oregon overlook An Oregon State University student died from injuries sustained in a 100-foot fall while taking pictures at a scenic overlook.        ...
19:00, 05/24/2019

Go away! Here's how to stop mosquitoes from biting you this summer As temperatures rise, so do mosquito populations. Here's how to avoid getting bit by mosquitoes this summer.        ...
19:00, 05/24/2019