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Deloitte CEO Engelbert named WNBA commissioner

Deloitte chief executive Cathy Engelbert has been named the new commissioner of the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA), NBA Commissioner Adam Silver...

Deloitte CEO Engelbert named WNBA commissioner

Source: reuters.com

WNBA hires Deloitte CEO Engelbert as commissioner NEW YORK (AP) — The WNBA has hired Deloitte CEO Cathy Engelbert as its new commissioner. Engelbert replaces Lisa Borders, who stepped down in October. NBA deputy commissioner Mark Tatum has been the interim WNBA president since Borders left. Engelber...
20:13, 05/15/2019

New WNBA commissioner Cathy Engelbert a perfect fit to lead league With career-long mastery of surviving and thriving in big business and a lifelong love of sports, Cathy Engelbert is the right person to lead the WNBA....
03:00, 05/16/2019

Deloitte’s tips on coming up with viable blockchain use cases Today at TNW2019 in Amsterdam, consulting giant Deloitte shared some tips on how to use blockchain to streamline your business operations – and find suitable use cases for the fledgling technology. In a workshop titled “Beyond tech: blockchain strate...
12:52, 05/09/2019

WNBA guard Riquna Williams arrested for assaulting ex-partner WNBA free agent guard Riquna Williams has been arrested after authorities say she attacked her ex-girlfriend at a Florida home.        ...
01:39, 05/01/2019

The WNBA Just Signed a Deal With CBS Sports That Will Nearly Double Its National TV Exposure (NEW YORK) — The WNBA is nearly doubling its national TV exposure with a multiyear deal with CBS Sports. CBS Sports Network will broadcast 40 WNBA games beginning next month when the season opens. The Minnesota Lynx vs. the Chicago Sky on May 2...
16:52, 04/28/2019

NBA commissioner Silver wants more female refs _ and coaches WASHINGTON (AP) — NBA Commissioner Adam Silver wants half of all new referees joining the league to be women — and he would like to see teams hire female coaches, too. In an appearance Thursday for The Economic Club of Washington, D.C., Silver said t...
01:13, 05/10/2019

EU elections: Commissioner warns of Russian meddling EU Justice Commissioner Vera Jourova expressed concern about disinformation campaigns, particularly from Russia. Her warning comes just two weeks before key European Parliament elections in the bloc....
09:26, 05/13/2019

NBA commissioner Silver wants more female refs -- and coaches NBA Commissioner Adam Silver wants half of all new referees joining the league to be women — and he would like to see teams hire female coaches, too....
14:52, 05/10/2019

SEC commissioner isn’t happy about settlement with Elon Musk A US Securities and Exchange commissioner on Tuesday criticized a settlement between the regulator and Tesla CEO Elon Musk over his use of Twitter. The head of the electric car maker reached a deal with the SEC on Friday, agreeing to submit his publi...
00:26, 05/03/2019

Indicted Georgia insurance commissioner suspends himself ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia’s insurance commissioner says he will voluntarily suspend himself from office two days after being indicted on federal charges of wire fraud, mail fraud and money laundering. A 38-count indictment accuses Jim Beck of orch...
22:26, 05/16/2019

Kemp calls for indicted insurance commissioner to resign ATLANTA (AP) — Gov. Brian Kemp is calling for the resignation of Georgia’s insurance commissioner after he was indicted on federal charges of wire fraud, mail fraud and money laundering that stem from alleged crimes that preceded his election. ...
03:39, 05/16/2019

Commissioner Silver wants half of new NBA referees and coaches to be women NBA Commissioner Adam Silver on Thursday made a call for more gender diversity among referees and head coaches in a league he has overseen for five years....
04:52, 05/10/2019

SEC commissioner decries agency's deal with Tesla's Musk A U.S. Securities and Exchange commissioner on Tuesday criticized a settlement between the regulator and Tesla Inc CEO Elon Musk over his use of Twitter....
06:13, 05/01/2019

US SEC commissioner decries agency's deal with Tesla's Musk A federal judge on Tuesday approved a deal struck between Tesla Inc chief executive Elon Musk and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission over Musk's use of Twitter, a court filing showed....
09:39, 05/01/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. SEC commissioner decries agency's deal with Tesla's Musk A U.S. Securities and Exchange commissioner on Tuesday criticized a settlement between the regulator and Tesla Inc CEO Elon Musk over his use of Twitter....
06:52, 05/01/2019

MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred slams New York pol’s rain-delay pitch Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred on Wednesday brushed back a Brooklyn’s lawmaker’s pitch for MLB to revise its rain-delay rules , saying the proposal would be “impractical” to enforce. Manfred fired off a response letter a day after Cou...
10:52, 05/16/2019

IRS commissioner Charles Rettig is the man standing between Congress and Trump's tax returns A showdown between the White House and House Democrats over the release of President Donald Trump's personal tax returns comes down to one man: Charles Rettig, head of the Internal Revenue Service....
02:52, 05/06/2019

Golf: European Tour will return to Saudi Arabia - Commissioner European Tour Commissioner Keith Pelley says the tour will play again in Saudi Arabia in 2020 and is "perplexed" at the criticism received for staging a tournament there for the first time in January....
16:13, 05/02/2019

NHL commissioner Gary Bettman balks at idea of banning head contact The commissioner of the National Hockey League told a parliamentary panel that such a rule would be impossible to enforce and lead to the end of hitting in hockey....
02:39, 05/02/2019

Watch: Dolphins' Christian Wilkins nearly tackles Commissioner Roger Goodell at Draft Christian Wilkins' first move as the newest member of the Miami Dolphins was nearly knocking NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell off the stage at the 2019 NFL Draft....
15:00, 04/28/2019

No one from Prime Minister’s Office tried to help SNC-Lavalin duck campaign-finance charges: commissioner On the SNC-Lavalin matter, the elections commissioner said no minister, political staffer or public servant tried to "influence or interfere" in any of his decisions "that did not directly involve them as the subject of the investigation."...
11:52, 05/03/2019

Canadian language complaints have spiked by over 20%. An uproar over Doug Ford may be to blame: commissioner Canada's official languages commissioner said almost half of the complaints came from the National Capital Region of Ottawa and Gatineau, where federal government offices are located....
08:00, 05/10/2019

House committee subpoenas Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and IRS Commissioner Charles Rettig over Trump tax returns A House committee issued subpoenas Friday ordering Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Internal Revenue Service Commissioner Charles Rettig to turn over President Trump’s tax returns by next Friday......
04:13, 05/12/2019

5 UA softball players named “All-Pac-12” TUCSON –  Five Wildcats – Reyna Carranco, Jessie Harper, Taylor McQuillin, Dejah Mulipola and Alyssa Palomino-Cardoza – were named first-team all-Pac-12, highlighting UA’s inclusion in the Pac-12 postseason softball awards. Coach Mike Can...
08:26, 05/09/2019

Raptors not named Lowry go 0-for-15 in 4th The Raptors had the lead and seemed poised to steal home-court advantage from the Bucks on Wednesday night, before a fourth-quarter collapse left them with a loss in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals....
09:39, 05/16/2019

New destroyer to be named in honor of ex-U.S. Sen. Sam Hunn The U.S. Navy has named one of its future Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyers to honor former U.S. Sen. Sam Nunn, the Navy announced on Monday....
01:13, 05/07/2019

Manohar Parrikar's Son, Not Named For Bypolls, Says Will Campaign For BJP Manohar Parrikar's son Utpal Parrikar will not make his electoral debut yet. After much discussion, the ruling BJP has decided to field Manohar Parrikar's former aide Sidharth Kuncalienker instead for......
12:13, 04/29/2019

Simon Armitage is named the UK’s new Poet Laureate LONDON (AP) — Simon Armitage has been named the U.K.’s new Poet Laureate, succeeding Carol Ann Duffy in the 10-year post. Queen Elizabeth II has approved the appointment, Britain’s highest literary honor. It dates back to the 17th century...
13:26, 05/11/2019

6 Kentucky Police Officers Named In Indictment LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Six police officers have been indicted in Kentucky in connection with a scheme in which they’re accused of being paid for private security jobs during their regular patrol shifts. Jefferson County Commonwealth’s Att...
11:39, 05/14/2019

TV Comedian Officially Named Ukraine’s New President (KIEV, Ukraine) — Election authorities in Ukraine have officially named TV star and comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy as the country’s new president. The Central Election Commission on Tuesday presented the official results of the April 21 vot...
20:39, 04/30/2019

Harrington named Europe Ryder Cup captain "Three-time Major champion Padraig Harrington was named Europe\u0027s captain for the 2020 Ryder Cup on Tuesday, less than four months after helping the team to a crushing victory over the United States in Paris."...
16:00, 05/01/2019

Should That Minor Planet Be Named Gonggong? Astronomers Want the Public’s Help Astronomers discovered the minor planet 2007 OR10 more than a decade ago. Now they’re asking the public to vote on what to submit as its official name....
22:39, 04/28/2019

Zimbabwean scholar named one of the most inspiring women in the world The life-size bronze figure of accomplished Zimbabwean scholar Tererai Trent will be unveiled in the United States to celebrate Women's Equality Day in August....
22:52, 05/09/2019

Top Maoist Leaders Named In Gadchiroli Blast Case Top functionaries of the banned Communist Party of India (Maoist) and at least 120 others have been named in the police case registered in connection with the IED blast in Gadchiroli district of......
20:13, 05/05/2019

Van Dijk named Premier League Player of the Year "Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk has been named Premier League Player of the Year for his exploits in Jurgen Klopp\u0027s side\u0027s title challenge."...
16:26, 05/12/2019

Oklahoma officers in shooting that hurt children named Authorities in Oklahoma on Friday identified two police officers present when at least one of them shot into a pickup truck last week and wounded three children and a man suspected in a robbery....
17:13, 05/04/2019

"Fani" Means Snake's Hood. Here's How Cyclones Are Named Cyclone Fani: Mala, Helen, Nargis and Nilofer may sound like the names of yesteryear Bollywood actors, but they are, in fact, lethal cyclones that have brought violent winds, heavy rains and wreaked......
19:26, 05/03/2019

Kenny Blakeney to be named basketball coach at Howard Blakeney, a first-time head coach, has five years of experience coaching in the Ivy League and won two national championships as a player at Duke in the 1990s....
08:39, 05/03/2019

Tiger, girlfriend named in wrongful death lawsuit The family of Nicholas Immesberger is suing Tiger Woods, The Woods restaurant and Erica Herman, the restaurant manager and Woods' girlfriend, alleging that Immesberger, a bartender at The Woods, was overserved alcohol on the night he died in a car cr...
08:39, 05/14/2019

Ken Griffin decries socialism as he’s named 3rd ‘richest’ hedgie BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — Ken Griffin may be one of the smartest guys on Wall Street, but he still can’t understand why millennials are attracted to socialism. Speaking at conference for financial titans on Tuesday, the Chicago-based hedge-fund t...
00:26, 05/03/2019

Italian Molinari named Europe's player of the year "Francesco Molinari was named the European Tour\u0027s Golfer of the Year for the first time on Monday, capping a stellar season in which he won the British Open to become the first Italian major champion."...
16:00, 05/01/2019

Mike DeLuca named publisher for Hearst Connecticut Group NORWALK, Conn. (AP) — Hearst Corp. executive Mike DeLuca has been named as president and group publisher of Hearst Connecticut Media Group. DeLuca will have oversight of the company’s eight daily newspapers in the state, including the Connectic...
20:13, 05/15/2019

Sooey! Pig named Hamilton bringing Hurricanes playoff luck The Carolina Hurricanes have been rolling ever since their newly acquired grunter named Hamilton started hogging the corner        ...
09:26, 05/13/2019

All The Theories on Why Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Named Their Son Archie For real though, who really inspired the first name of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's first child? The Duke and Duchess of Sussex debuted their son and revealed his name, Archie......
00:13, 05/13/2019

CBOE Named “Best Options Exchange” at the Markets Choice Awards CHICAGO, IL - February 20, 2015 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) announced that the exchange was named “Best Options Exchange” for the second consecutive year at the third annual Markets Media Markets Choice Awards last night in New Y...
10:13, 05/03/2019

Alaska Airlines named best overall carrier for fourth year running Alaska Airlines has again been voted the best overall carrier in the United States — but if it’s a four-legged friend you’re looking to accommodate at 35,000 feet, then ExpressJet and Envoy Air lead the pack. In a survey of 2019’s b...
20:52, 05/02/2019

CBOE’s Laura Zinanni Named Vice President, Office of the CEO CHICAGO, IL – November 7, 2016 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) today announced it has promoted Laura Zinanni to the position of Vice President, Office of the CEO. In her new role, Zinanni will serve as a primary advisor to CEO ...
01:39, 05/03/2019

Rolls-Royce and Persimmon among companies named over late payments Rolls-Royce, Balfour Beatty and Persimmon are among 17 companies named and shamed after the government toughened guidelines designed to tackle the problem of late payments....
14:13, 04/29/2019

CBOE NAMED U.S. OPTIONS EXCHANGE OF THE YEAR, INNOVATOR IN ETFS CHICAGO, May 2, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), the largest U.S. options marketplace and the creator of listed options, in mid-April received two prestigious awards for leadership in product innovation.Additionally, a third award wa...
10:26, 05/05/2019

Former Nissan sales and marketing exec Schillaci named Brembo CEO Italian brake system specialist Brembo said former Nissan executive Daniele Schillaci will become its new CEO. His priority will be to double the size of the supplier. ...
13:52, 05/06/2019

Tiger Woods, girlfriend named in wrongful death lawsuit Tiger Woods, his girlfriend, Erica Herman, and The Woods restaurant in Jupiter, Fla., are being sued for allegedly over-serving an employee who later died in a car crash....
08:26, 05/14/2019

Crosby, Kucherov, McDavid named Hart Trophy finalists Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby, Tampa Bay Lightning winger Nikita Kucherov and Edmonton Oilers center Connor McDavid are the three finalists for the Hart Memorial Trophy, which goes to the NHL's Most Valuable Player....
03:26, 04/29/2019

London Mayor Sadiq Khan Named UK Politician Of The Year London Mayor Sadiq Khan has been named the Politician of the Year at an annual awards ceremony held in the UK's House of Commons complex for his ongoing contribution to the political life in the......
14:53, 04/28/2019

A company named STIFF BOY had to recall supplements because they were spiked with Viagra This is one of those rare stories that sounds like it could have come straight from a parody news site but I swear to you it’s real: A company that calls itself STIFF BOY, LLC (yes, it styles its business name in all caps, in case you were wond...
01:39, 05/09/2019

Sacked Soldier Tej Bahadur Yadav Named Samajwadi's Varanasi Candidate Tej Bahadur Yadav, the former Border Security Force (BSF) soldier dismissed over his videos criticizing food for the forces at the frontlines, has been named the Samajwadi Party's candidate in......
14:39, 04/29/2019

Tiger Woods named in wrongful death lawsuit involving former employee Nicholas Immesberger was killed in drink driving incidentParents says their son was served alcohol at Woods’s restaurantTiger Woods has been named in a wrongful death lawsuit involving a former employee at his Florida restaurant, The Woods.The parent...
18:52, 05/14/2019

NASA reveals funding needed for Moon program, says it will be named Artemis Enlarge / The Trump administration's lunar plan finally has a price. Sort of. (credit: NASA) NASA revealed Monday that it needs an additional $1.6 billion in funding for fiscal year 2020 to stay on track for a human return to the Moon by 2024. The ...
12:00, 05/14/2019

Giannis Antetokounmpo, James Harden, Paul George named finalists for NBA MVP Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo, Houston Rockets guard James Harden and Oklahoma City Thunder forward Paul George are finalists for MVP....
04:52, 05/18/2019

Tiger Woods named in lawsuit after restaurant employee dies in car crash The lawsuit, filed on behalf of the employee's parents, asserts that Woods and girlfriend Erica Herman, who was the general manager of his restaurant, should have known about the employee's alcoholism....
08:00, 05/14/2019

Latest Game of Thrones episode sends curveball to children named Khaleesi WARNING: contains spoilers from season eight, episode five. Sharp change of fortune for dragon queen leaves many wondering about the thousands named after her WARNING: contains spoilers from season eight, episode five.Among those feeling most horrifi...
09:39, 05/14/2019

Massive 800-pound alligator named ‘Mighty Mike’ arrives at Arizona aquarium An 800-pound alligator named “Mighty Mike” has been brought to an Arizona aquarium, making him what some believe is the largest gator outside Florida....
08:26, 05/16/2019

'Baby Fani': Odisha Newborn Named After Cyclone As Storm Unleashes Fury A baby who shared her birth in Bhubaneswar this morning with the landfall of Cyclone Fani off the coast of Odisha will share its name too. A 32-year-old woman gave birth to the baby girl at the......
14:52, 05/03/2019

Maya McKinney, second Colorado shooting suspect, identifies as male named Alec The second suspect in the Colorado school shooting, Maya McKinney, was listed in court records as a 16-year-old female, but identifies as a male and prefers to be called Alec. McKinney was shackled at the wrists and ankles Wednesday when he appeared ...
18:00, 05/09/2019

Two Florida teens stranded in the ocean prayed for help. A boat named Amen saved them Two Florida teenagers prayed for a miracle from God while stranded in the ocean for two hours. The crew from a boat named Amen rescued them.        ...
06:13, 05/03/2019

Horror as boy, 15, named as Tashaun Jones is knifed to death in street in Stoke Newington A teenager was stabbed to death in the latest killing on London's streets as new figures reveal that five young people are knifed in the capital every day....
14:13, 05/02/2019

Tiger Woods named in lawsuit after restaurant employee’s fatal December car crash The lawsuit, filed on behalf of the employee's parents, asserts that Woods and girlfriend Erica Herman, who was the general manager of his restaurant, should have known about the employee's alcoholism....
21:39, 05/14/2019

CBOE Named ‘Exchange of the Year’ at GlobalCapital Americas Derivatives Awards 2016 CHICAGO, IL – June 3, 2016 -- Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) announced today that it was named “Exchange of the Year” Thursday night at GlobalCapital’s Americas Derivatives Awards 2016 ceremony in New York City....
03:26, 05/03/2019

A geneticist named Michael California wrote a fascinating blog about Rage 2's depiction of mutan A geneticist named Michael California wrote a fascinating blog about Rage 2's depiction of mutants and genetic deformity. Check it out here....
06:52, 05/16/2019

Former baggage handler Surinder Arora named London's latest hotels billionaire A former baggage handler who started his business empire with four derelict houses near Heathrow has been named as London's newest billionaire hotelier....
14:39, 05/10/2019

Adult Swim picks up series about busy women named Debra from producer Amy Poehler According to Deadline, Adult Swim has given a series order to Three Busy Debras, a project produced by Amy Poehler and her Paper Kite production company. This comes almost exactly one year after the network—err, the… programming block that is treated...
05:13, 05/08/2019

Avengers: Endgame, Dark Matter, and a Fake Bear Not Named Ron: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week It’s nearly May, and you know what that means: Game of Thrones will be ending, Divination Bot will soon return to haunt your sleep with machine-generated nightmares, and the weather will be much less depressing.Read more......
03:13, 04/29/2019

Sheffield United's Chris Wilder named LMA manager of the year after Premier League promotion Sheffield United boss Chris Wilder has been named League Managers Association Manager of the Year, beating Manchester City's Pep Guardiola to the award....
10:52, 05/15/2019

Anthony Joshua next opponent REVEALED? Eddie Hearn slams Luis Ortiz as replacements named ANTHONY JOSHUA’S promoter Eddie Hearn has revealed there are four fighters who could replace Jarrell Miller as AJ’s next opponent – but none of them are Luis Ortiz. ...
17:00, 05/01/2019

‘Queer Eye’ Fans, Rejoice! The Fab Five Is Adding A Sixth Member Named ‘Pig Boy’ Who Bites Those Responsible For A Participant’s Self-Esteem Issues Get excited, Queer Eye fans, because the show is making an incredible new addition to the cast that’s sure to make next season the most uplifting one yet: The Fab Five is adding a sixth member named Pig Boy who bites those responsible for a participa...
14:39, 05/02/2019

Former 'Today' host Tamron Hall welcomes first child, a baby boy named Moses The new mom announced her pregnancy just last month sharing that she was 32 weeks pregnant and in a "safe place" to spread the news.        ...
14:53, 04/28/2019

Big Banks Fined by EU for Foreign-Exchange Market Misconduct Five global banks were fined a total of $1.2 billion for manipulating the foreign-currency market by exchanging sensitive information and trading plans through online chat rooms to gain financially....
14:26, 05/16/2019

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

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

Photos: Who are you calling old? Age is but a number for these athletes Their hairs are gray, their skin is wrinkled and they're unlikely to defy the laws of gravity for more than a moment at a time. Yet age is but a number for these senior athletes going one-on-one with Father Time....
14:52, 05/16/2019

How to Replace Your Hackable Google Titan Bluetooth Security Key If you’re using one of Google’s Titan Bluetooth Security Keys to sign into all your two-factor protected accounts, there’s good news and bad news. The bad news, as you can probably guess, is that Google has announced the discovery of a vulnerability ...
15:13, 05/16/2019

'Rivet' Turns Your Kid's Favorite YouTube Videos Into Books Android/iOS: My six-year-old has started reading YouTube videos, and I’m cool with it. She’s using a free children’s reading app called Rivet, which was just released. Rivet has a digital library of more than 2,000 books, ranging from a mythical tale...
15:13, 05/16/2019

Fayette County Coroner Seeking Family Of Homeless Man LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– The Fayette County coroner is seeking the public’s assistance finding the family of a Lexington man. 61-year-old Marshall Caywood Proffit was born Sept. 12, 1957, and died of natural causes May 14 at Saint Joseph ...
15:13, 05/16/2019

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

Wisconsin firefighter who responded to medical emergency killed in shooting; 3 others injured APPLETON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin firefighter who responded to medical emergency killed in shooting; 3 others injured....
15:13, 05/16/2019

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

Crime up but cases facing criminal justice system at 50-year low The number of people formally dealt with by the criminal justice system fell last year to the lowest level since 1970 despite police figures showing a six per cent rise in offending, official statistics revealed today....
15:13, 05/16/2019

Twitch gets musical GIFs with TuneMoji extension Twitch streamers can now celebrate their victories with musical GIFs. The Amazon-owned platform is getting a new extension that will add support for TuneMoji, a service where users can create and upload short audio and visual mash-ups. Streamers will...
15:26, 05/16/2019

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

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

‘The Souvenir’ strips away toxic mystery — and clothes In director Joanna Hogg’s semi-autobiographical collage of a movie, Honor Swinton Byrne (daughter of Tilda Swinton, who plays her mother) is Julie, an ambitious film student. She’s navigating the tumult of a new relationship while working on her firs...
15:52, 05/16/2019

Bill de Blasio launches 2020 bid and attacks 'con artist' Trump – live New York mayor De Blasio announces run for White HouseDe Blasio on Trump: ‘Every New Yorker knows he’s a con artist’Sign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 2.44pm BST Democrats in the US House of Representatives will read the entire reda...
15:52, 05/16/2019

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

Federer, Nadal and Osaka win on busy day at Italian Open Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Naomi Osaka all advance with routine wins in the first of their two matches on a busy Thursday at the Italian Open        ...
15:52, 05/16/2019

Salesforce.com signs on to White House job-training initiative San Francisco-based cloud software company Salesforce.com Inc on Thursday said it was joining a White House initiative to provide training for new skills to U.S. workers....
16:00, 05/16/2019

At $2,800, Could This 1995 Mercedes Benz E320 Wagon Haul Home a Win? With its front-fender vent, today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe E320 might look like it’s a diesel, but it’s not. That subtle disguise may not stump you, but will its price?...
16:00, 05/16/2019

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

Missouri Senate passes bill to ban abortions after eight weeks Missouri's Republican-controlled Senate passed a bill early on Thursday that would ban abortions after the eighth week of pregnancy except in medical emergencies....
16:13, 05/16/2019

New York Mayor de Blasio becomes 24th Democrat in crowded 2020 White House field New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio entered the crowded 2020 presidential race on Thursday, arguing that his record of progressive accomplishments in the country's biggest city positioned him as the perfect foil to President Donald Trump....
16:13, 05/16/2019

To your health! Romania, Hungary push for brandy rights ahead of EU vote Romania and Hungary are pushing the EU to make it easier for orchard farmers to distil their own fruit brandy, a traditional practice in east and central Europe that is restricted in the bloc on......
16:13, 05/16/2019

HS2 spending out of control, peers warn The costs of the HS2 rail service appear to be out of control and it should not go ahead without a new assessment of the business case, according to peers....
16:26, 05/16/2019

Weller turns page to chair Wallpaper owner One of the UK's most prolific media entrepreneurs is to become the chairman of the country's biggest consumer magazine owner, assuming responsibility for a portfolio including Country Life, Horse & Hound and Wallpaper....
16:26, 05/16/2019

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

Norah O'Donnell's teary-eyed 'CBS This Morning' farewell: 'The best is yet to come' Norah O'Donnell said farewell to "CBS This Morning" Thursday. Gayle King will host the show with Anthony Mason and Tony Dokoupil starting Monday.        ...
16:52, 05/16/2019

'Catch-22': George Clooney on retooling wartime classic about 'cowardly guy' you root for George Clooney returns to TV in his first role since 'ER,' starring in and directing Hulu's 'Catch-22' adaptation.        ...
16:52, 05/16/2019

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

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

Sudan: UN chief calls for ‘positive momentum’ as civilian rule talks stall between military and opposition The UN Secretary-General has commended the progress made so far between Sudan’s military leaders and opposition forces towards agreeing a timetable for a return to civilian rule, following the overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir just over a month a...
17:00, 05/16/2019

‘Biggest Loser’ host Bob Harper drives home heart health message 2 years after ‘widowmaker’ nearly killed him The fitness guru who coached contestants on NBC’s “The Biggest Loser” through weight loss while millions tuned in week after week to see the results had failed to listen to his own body....
17:00, 05/16/2019

Moment police fine pedestrian after he covered face from facial recognition camera Footage has shown the moment police fined a pedestrian £90 for disorderly behaviour after he tried to cover his face from a facial recognition camera in London....
17:13, 05/16/2019

Diners at English restaurant accidentally given $5,700 bottle of wine instead of bottle they ordered Diners at a restaurant in England were in for quite the treat on Wednesday when they accidentally received a bottle of wine 17 times the price of the one they ordered....
17:13, 05/16/2019

Small used cars are the most dangerous, study finds A new study suggests bigger is better when it comes to car safety. Online automotive marketplace and research outfit iseecars.com took fatal accident reports from NHTSA covering 2013 to 2017 models and combined them with information from its used car...
17:13, 05/16/2019

An 11-year-old girl was sent to the principal's office after telling classmates to stop making the Nazi salute Getty Images Keith Jacks Gamble, an associate finance professor at Middle Tennessee State University, said his daughter's fifth grade classmates at McFaden School of Excellence in Murfreesboro, Tennessee made the Nazi salute on multiple occasions. J...
17:13, 05/16/2019

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

The best dessert to order at 17 of America's most popular chain restaurants Olive Garden/Applebee's At most chain restaurants, there are so many options that choosing the perfect dessert from the menu might seem difficult. Some of the best desserts you could order include The Cheesecake Factory's classic Fresh Strawberry Ch...
17:13, 05/16/2019

BTS channels The Beatles in a charismatic performance on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert The wildly prolific K-pop group BTS took a tiny break from their global stadium tour to stop by The Late Show With Stephen Colbert Wednesday night. While there, the men performed their current hit“Boy With Luv,” which features Grammy-nominated singer...
17:26, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 1-Democrat Warren targets Pentagon contractors, calls industry corrupt U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren, a Democrat seeking her party's presidential nomination, on Thursday called for new rules governing Pentagon contractors, saying the industry has become too close to Defense Department officials....
17:26, 05/16/2019

Tame Impala Makes Music for Loners. But Now Kevin Parker Plays the World’s Biggest Stages. The musician’s 2015 album, “Currents,” catapulted him to the top of the festival circuit and into the studio with megastars. He’s still fiddling with its follow-up....
17:26, 05/16/2019

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

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

Rapper Kodak Black pleads not guilty to weapons charges Rapper Kodak Black pleaded not guilty Wednesday to federal weapons charges that prevented him from performing last weekend at the Rolling Loud hip-hop festival, around which several violent incidents occurred....
17:26, 05/16/2019

Mom booted from youth basketball tournament after she appears to trip player from opposing team Stunning video from a California youth basketball game Saturday appeared to show a mother trip a child of the opposing team while the boy was dribbling up the court....
17:39, 05/16/2019

Mississippi River flooding forces minor league baseball team to play 40 of 43 games on road Mississippi River flooding in the Midwest has affected many people who live in Iowa, including a minor league baseball team who has been forced to play its first 40 of 43 games on the road....
17:39, 05/16/2019

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

US weekly jobless claims fall more than expected First-time claims for state unemployment benefits were expected to total 220,000 for the most recent week, down from the 228,000 claims reported for the previous week....
17:52, 05/16/2019

Full Blue Moon 2019 UK: What is once in a blue moon? 10 superstitious beliefs about the lunar spectacle You may use the phrase "once in a Blue Moon" to describe how often you find a fiver down the back of the sofa, or in reference to how many times you use your gym membership – but where did the saying actually come from?...
17:52, 05/16/2019

New book reveals the tragic tale of a forgotten poet In a brilliant work of literary resuscitation, Lucasta Miller explores Landon's forgotten poetry and vigorously challenges the legacy of "lies and evasions" surrounding her, says Claire Harman...
17:52, 05/16/2019

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

RNC records another record fundraising haul in April, $35 million in bank Like the surging Trump economy they hope to ride to victory on Election Day 2020, the Republican National Committee said Thursday that it brought in $15.9 million in April, the latest fundraising record breaking month....
18:13, 05/16/2019

Matteo Salvini’s Permanent Campaign Turns to European Parliament Since taking office, the hard-line Italian populist has hardly been in the office. With European Parliament elections approaching, he has gone into overdrive....
18:13, 05/16/2019

Missouri Governor After Seeing Alabama’s Abortion Ban: Hold My Moonshine The clearly not-so-great-state of Alabama just enacted the most extreme abortion ban since abortion was made legal by Roe v. Wade some 46 years ago. Gov. Kay Ivey, a Republican, signed the bill that could punish doctors who perform abortions with lif...
18:13, 05/16/2019

Woman charged in fatal bus push of elderly man is released on bail The woman charged with murder after police said she was caught on video pushing a 74-year-old man face-first off a bus in Las Vegas has been released on bail, court records show. Cadesha Bishop, 25, of Las Vegas, was free Wednesday after posting $100...
18:13, 05/16/2019

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

Apple reversal allows Valve’s Steam Link streaming app on iOS, tvOS Valve's mobile Steam Link app, which lets users stream PC games to other screens inside and outside the home, is now available on Apple's iOS and tvOS App Stores. The news comes almost a year after Apple revoked its approval for the Steam Link app to...
18:13, 05/16/2019

Watch: Tiger Woods bags back-to-back birdies, eagle to climb 2019 PGA Championship leaderboard Tiger Woods prowled back by starting the front nine with back-to-back birdies and an eagle after shooting 3-over-par on the back nine to open the first round of the 2019 PGA Championship....
18:26, 05/16/2019

In photos: Moments from the 2019 PGA Championship Professional golfers compete in the PGA Championship at The Black Course at Bethpage State Park in Farmingdale, N.Y., from May 16 through May 19, 2019....
18:26, 05/16/2019

Watch: Bruce Willis bounces in first pitch before Phillies game Actor Bruce Willis watched his ceremonial first pitch 'Die Hard' in the air before it could make it to the plate prior to the Philadelphia Phillies' loss to the Milwaukee Brewers....
18:26, 05/16/2019

Chanda Kochhar's Brother-In-Law Allowed To Visit US By Delhi Court A Delhi court Thursday allowed former ICICI Bank CEO Chanda Kochhar's brother-in-law Rajiv Kochhar, a suspect in a bank loan fraud and money laundering case, to travel abroad for 10 days....
18:26, 05/16/2019

DfT “seriously considering” instant fines for drivers who leave engines idling News 16 May, 2019 Instant fines could be issued to drivers who leave engines idling, with the DfT set to meet council representatives to discuss policy...
18:26, 05/16/2019

Five more US states sue Purdue Pharma over its role in opioid crisis Wisconsin, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland and West Virginia join several dozen other states, alleging company pushed false claims such as ‘we sell hope in a bottle’Five more US states sued painkiller maker Purdue Pharma on Thursday, alleging misconduct in th...
18:52, 05/16/2019

More than 400,000 sign petition for Game of Thrones season eight remake Change.org petition complaining of rushed plots and inconsistent characters demands HBO redo the season ‘with competent writers’To say the reception to the final season of Game of Thrones has been a mixed bag would be an understatement. Spend any tim...
18:52, 05/16/2019

‘Cow kiss challenge’: Austria tells people to shun charity dare Agriculture minister issues warning after Swiss app encourages fundraising challengeThe Austrian government has warned internet users to shun an online cow-kissing challenge, calling it a dangerous nuisance.A Swiss app called Castl launched the KuhKu...
18:52, 05/16/2019

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

School of cownose rays swimming at Australia beach is magical A school of cownose rays swimming together at Bondi Beach, Australia looked like a piece of mosaic art.        ...
19:13, 05/16/2019

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

CW Unmasks Batwoman's Powerful Trailer and First Details Batwoman is here and she’s ready to fight. The CW has released the first trailer for Ruby Rose’s turn as the new Caped Crusader, as well as released info about when she and fellow super-heroine Nancy Drew are going to make their major debuts this fal...
19:13, 05/16/2019

Clear Up Your Skin With This Retinol Cream For Just $17 In case you haven’t heard, retinol should be a go-to for those looking to rid their skin of acne, dark spots, wrinkles, and other imperfections. But because retinol is such a skincare superstar, it doesn’t usually come cheap — that is, until now, bec...
19:13, 05/16/2019

|Dis-Chemsaysstoreroll-outontrack,asstrikecutsintoDecemberearnings The pharmacy chain is recovering from a five-month strike by some 2 300 employees over wages, which started in November in 2018 and ended in mid-April....
19:13, 05/16/2019

|Trump'sHuaweithreatisthenuclearoptiontohaltChina'srise The Trump administration is pulling out the big guns in its push to slow China’s rise, with potentially devastating consequences for the rest of the world....
19:13, 05/16/2019

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

Sign Up For Butcher Box, Get a Bunch Of Extra Barbecue-Friendly Meats For Free We’re big fans of Butcher Box’s meat-by-mail deliveries of grass-fed beef, heritage grade pork, and organic chicken, and if you sign up for a new account today, you’ll get everything you need to host a little barbecue thrown in for free....
19:26, 05/16/2019

Happy Birthday Janet Jackson, From Every Black Kid Who Performed Homemade Dance Recitals On May 16, 1966 a tiny baby who would be named Janet Damita Jo Jackson performed an eight-count out of her mother’s womb and into the world....
19:26, 05/16/2019

Ossia and T-Mobile pilot wireless-charging asset trackers in Walmart warehouses Ossia is teaming up with T-Mobile to deploy its wireless charging technology in Walmart distribution centers. A pilot program will kick off this year.Read More...
19:26, 05/16/2019

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

UPDATE 3-Tesla's Autopilot system was engaged during fatal Florida crash in March - NTSB Tesla Inc's Autopilot feature was engaged during a fatal March 1 crash of a 2018 Model 3 in Delray Beach, Florida, in at least the third fatal U.S. crash reported involving the driver-assistance system, the National Transportation Safety Board said o...
19:26, 05/16/2019

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

Nick Kyrgios Is Disqualified After Tantrum at the Italian Open Kyrgios walked off the court in a fit of rage after throwing a chair onto the red clay and was defaulted from his second-round match against Casper Ruud....
19:26, 05/16/2019

Golf: Tiger struggles early at PGA Championship, Koepka shares lead Tiger Woods mixed two double-bogeys with a birdie to sit six shots back of defending champion and early joint leader Brooks Koepka midway through his first round at the PGA Championship on Thursday....
19:39, 05/16/2019

The Rays Are a Surrealist’s Delight In an era of baseball’s richest teams dominating smaller-market clubs, Tampa Bay has managed a third way: spending less and winning more through ceaseless innovation....
19:52, 05/16/2019

Walmart: Tariffs will increase prices for shoppers The chief financial officer of Walmart warned more tariffs could lead to an increase in prices for shoppers.        ...
19:52, 05/16/2019

FAA chief defends grounding Boeing 737 Max later than other nations, worries problem took a year to discover Boeing 737 Max had a cockpit warning light problem that took a year for FAA to learn, acting administrator Daniel Elwell told a US House committee.        ...
19:52, 05/16/2019

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

De Blasio’s groundhog ‘killer’ days are coming back to haunt him The Republican National Committee came out swinging against Bill de Blasio on Thursday, hours after the mayor officially announced his candidacy for president. An email blast from the RNC included a “Bill de Blasio cheat sheet” with six zingers label...
20:00, 05/16/2019

Children run for their lives as gunman opens fire at basketball court Police on Thursday released heart-stopping video of a gunman opening fire on a crowded Bronx basketball court, sending terrified kids and adults running for their lives. A 16-year-old boy was shot in the foot and a 47-year-old man was hit in the arm ...
20:00, 05/16/2019

Taylor Morrison CEO on homebuilding at end of 2018: "It was that bad." The CEO of Arizona-based Taylor Morrison said, "In December, if you were to talk to anybody, there was, potentially, a house was never going to be sold in the U.S. again. It was that bad."...
20:00, 05/16/2019

What Came Before Before Game of Thrones: The 3 Classic Episodes That Made TV Finales Matter While millions of people will tune in to the finale of Game of Thrones on Sunday night, after eight award-winning seasons on HBO, millions more haven’t watched a single episode and will wake up Monday morning not feeling as if they’ve mis...
20:00, 05/16/2019

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

| Running to the top of the Empire State building It's the oldest race of its kind in the world. A run up the stairs to the top of the Empire State building in New York draws competitors from around the world....
20:13, 05/16/2019

| Abortion | US Immigration: WATCH the top World news videos for today Alabama governor signs strict abortion ban into law | Trump to propose making immigration more merit-based; here are the top World news videos for today. WATCH....
20:13, 05/16/2019

Federal agents arrest four protesters occupying Venezuelan Embassy in Maduro-Guaido standoff After a month-long standoff, four protesters who had been living inside the Venezuelan Embassy were arrested by federal law enforcement officers and forcibly removed from the building on Thursday....
20:26, 05/16/2019

Ultra-processed foods lead to higher calorie consumption and weight gain People who eat a lot of ultra-processed foods - such as frozen entrees, white bread and canned side dishes - tend to consume more calories than those who eat foods that aren't processed, a new study suggests....
20:26, 05/16/2019

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

Brexit backlash? Britain's Farage sets sight on European election and beyond Brexit campaigner Nigel Farage is one of the few politicians in Britain enjoying this month's elections to the European parliament. In fact, he's relishing it....
20:26, 05/16/2019

Italy's PM Conte repeats ceasefire call with Libya's Haftar Italy has been trying to mediate in a conflict between Libya's UN-backed government and forces loyal to General Khalifa Haftar. The conflict has revealed bitter divisions between Italy and one of its EU neighbors....
20:39, 05/16/2019

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

Are right-wing populists a threat to European climate policy? Right-wing populists have been gaining support throughout Europe and many of them deny the dangers of climate change. What does that mean for the future of climate policy on the continent?...
20:39, 05/16/2019

Roll over, Beethoven! Jazzfest Bonn celebrates 10 years Audiences in Bonn can catch some of the world's greatest contemporary jazz performers. So how did the city of Beethoven come to host a jazz festival? Saxophonist Peter Materna shares the story and some favorite memories....
20:39, 05/16/2019

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

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

The Pour: In Texas, Winemakers Find Room to Roam Forced to leave the North Fork of Long Island after a zoning dispute, Southold Farm and Cellar, a groundbreaking producer, has started anew in Hill Country....
21:00, 05/16/2019

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

Rivals in gaming, Microsoft and Sony team up on cloud services For the last two decades, Sony and Microsoft’s gaming divisions have been locked in all-out war against one another: on price, on hardware, on franchises, on exclusives… you name it. But it seems they’ve set their enmity aside tem...
21:00, 05/16/2019

Japan is running out of phone numbers We've reached the point where we're running out of 11-digit phone numbers. Japan plans to release 10-billion 14-digit numbers by 2021, in response to concerns that the country may run out of its 11-digit phone numbers by 2022. The rapid ado...
21:00, 05/16/2019

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

Report: Arizona Cardinals' Patrick Peterson suspended six games for PED violation The Cardinals' star cornerback has started all 16 regular-season games since he's been drafted in 2011.        ...
21:26, 05/16/2019

FanDuel returns bets on Sharks vs. Blues Game 3 due 'controversial nature' of OT goal FanDuel is refunding bets on Wednesday’s Game 3 of the Blues-Sharks for moneyline bets on losing Blues after controversial finish.        ...
21:26, 05/16/2019

Opinion: Five-alarm fire: NHL playoffs show officiating, review process need significant overhaul After the Sharks' win against the Blues in OT of Game 3 of their series due to an illegal hand pass, it's clear NHL officiating is in crisis mode.        ...
21:26, 05/16/2019

Opinion: Trail Blazers need to get nasty vs. Warriors to avoid humiliation It's time for the Portland Trail Blazers to get nasty because, hey – if not in the Western Conference finals vs. the Golden State Warriors, when?        ...
21:26, 05/16/2019

Le'Veon Bell: 'I’m here to win football games' amid reports Jets coach didn't want him There have been multiple reports that Jets coach Adam Gase and fired general manager Mike Maccagnan had tension over the signing of Le'Veon Bell.        ...
21:26, 05/16/2019

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

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

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

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

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

The Latest: Danny Lee makes move on Koepka (63) in the PGA The Latest on the PGA Championship: Danny Lee makes move on Brooks Koepka (63) in afternoon at Bethpage Black        ...
21:52, 05/16/2019

IBM researchers analyze the makeup of breast cancer cells with AI In a newly published paper, researchers at IBM and the University of Zurich detail an AI-driven cell analysis technique that targets breast cancer.Read More...
21:52, 05/16/2019

Google’s Live Transcribe is getting sound events and transcription saving Google is updating Live Transcribe with new features, sound events, and transcription saving, coming to the speech recognition tool next month.Read More...
21:52, 05/16/2019

The internet didn't shrink 6% real estate commissions. But this lawsuit might For decades, Realtors have managed to keep commissions at a nearly flat 3% for each the seller's and buyer's agents, even as the internet has allowed homebuyers to do much more of the legwork on their own. A new lawsuit takes aim at that longstanding...
21:52, 05/16/2019

'Big Bang Theory' star Jim Parsons revealed why he didn't want to keep playing Sheldon Cooper CBS’ smash-hit “The Big Bang Theory” will air its final episode tonight, and the star that ultimately decided to stop doing the show is opening up about his decision. ...
22:00, 05/16/2019

Couple defends ‘dangerous’ Instagram photo of sexy train stunt “Are you really ready to die for a pic?” That’s what one Instagram user asked after seeing a photo of Belgian couple Camille and Jean kissing while dangling out of a moving train in Sri Lanka. They posted the dangerous-looking shot on May 2 on ...
22:00, 05/16/2019

Global survey finds drunkest nation in the world The Brits got us beat when it comes to boozing. A new study that checked the blood-alcohol levels of 35 nations across the globe found that people in England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales consume more alcohol than drinkers elsewhere. (Britons...
22:00, 05/16/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Ebola in DR Congo, malnutrition in Laos, baby health, #ClimateAction On Thursday, we cover: fears in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) as Ebola response funding dwindles; food and nutrition concerns in Laos; an update on low birthweight babies across the world; and the UN chief’s trip for climate action in th...
22:13, 05/16/2019

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

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

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

Production designer Scott Chambliss on how Godzilla: King Of The Monsters is like a Rembrandt painting Does anyone watch a monster movie for the human drama? With all due respect to the cast of Godzilla: King Of The Monsters, the thing we’re most curious about in Legendary’s upcoming monster-mash sequel is the creatures: What will they look like? Wher...
22:13, 05/16/2019

CBS’s Captain Picard-based Star Trek spin-off gets an obvious name and logo Way back in August, we reported that CBS All Access was developing a new Star Trek spin-off show that would follow iconic Enterprise Captain Jean-Luc Picard in whatever adventures he had after the conclusion of Star Trek: The Next Generation, with Pa...
22:13, 05/16/2019

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

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

Mariners recall OF Mallex Smith, option IF Shed Long SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle Mariners have recalled outfielder Mallex Smith after a couple of weeks with Triple-A Tacoma to work on his approach at the plate. Seattle optioned infielder Shed Long back to Tacoma to make room for Smith ahead of Thursday&...
22:26, 05/16/2019

Columbia University to produce Obama presidency oral history CHICAGO (AP) — Columbia University Libraries in New York will produce the official oral history of Barack Obama’s presidency. Obama Foundation officials announced Thursday that the project at The Columbia Center for Oral History Research will p...
22:26, 05/16/2019

Group pulls TV ad attacking Beshear in Democratic race LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A well-funded group backing Adam Edelen shook up Kentucky’s Democratic gubernatorial primary on Thursday, running a short-lived TV ad denouncing rival Andy Beshear’s private legal work for the Boy Scouts of America ...
22:26, 05/16/2019

Pike County Business Owner Raises Money For Homeless High School Graduates PIKE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)- A Pike County business owner is raising money to help homeless students as they graduate from area high schools. Business owner Mike Johnson started a Facebook giving page to help raise money for a particular group of 150 t...
22:26, 05/16/2019

Brazil veteran Formiga set for record seventh World Cup "Brazil\u0027s 41-year-old midfielder Formiga is set to become the first player, male or female, to participate at seven World Cups after she was named in their squad on Thursday for the women\u0027s tournament in France."...
22:39, 05/16/2019

Facebook tweaks News Feed to focus on close friends and relevant links Facebook is once again changing up the News Feed. The company announced Thursday two ranking updates to the algorithm that drives the News Feed. One is meant to prioritize a user's closest friends, and another the links they'll find most re...
22:39, 05/16/2019

Arsenal blast Baku as Europa League final host, with Mkhitaryan in doubt Arsenal will face Chelsea in the Europa League final in Baku Olympic Stadium on May 29. The Gunners are unhappy about logistics and worried about whether one of their players will even be allowed to play there....
22:39, 05/16/2019

Mets have a Jeff McNeil scare they really can’t afford WASHINGTON — Opposing pitchers have been unable to slow down Jeff McNeil, but an injury did Thursday against the Nationals. The Mets’ best hitter left the game after the top of the third with abdominal tightness, the team announced, addin...
23:00, 05/16/2019

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

Donald Trump says merit-based immigration plan will be 'envy of the modern world' President Donald Trump on Thursday unveiled a new merit-based immigration system he described as benefiting American workers and asylum seekers with a "legitimate" claim....
23:00, 05/16/2019

Diplomatic efforts on Venezuela crisis gain momentum Government and opposition sends envoys to negotiate in Norway, though two sides' mutual mistrust and differences on key issues could prevent any quick solution....
23:26, 05/16/2019

Top Broncos rookies avoid injury in shuttle crash at Los Angeles International Airport Tight end Noah Fant, quarterback Drew Lock were aboard an airport shuttle that collided "pretty hard" with another vehicle on the tarmac.        ...
23:26, 05/16/2019

Nats' Sánchez leaves in 2nd inning with sore hamstring Washington Nationals starter Aníbal Sánchez left in the second inning of a 7-6 win over the New York Mets because left hamstring soreness        ...
23:26, 05/16/2019

The Soul Stone Was the Marvel Cinematic Universe's Least Interesting MacGuffin Long before any of the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s heroes had the slightest inkling they might one day have to literally turn back time to save half of existence, Thanos was busy moving heaven and Titan to get his sizable purple hands on each of the ...
23:26, 05/16/2019

You Won't Believe All the Stupid Ways Cops Are Using Face Recognition Tech There’s plenty of evidence indicating that facial recognition tech is far from serving as a fair and accurate identification tool but because the sector is mostly lawless, this technology is easily weaponized. And according to a new report, in the ha...
23:26, 05/16/2019

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

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

Jealous Massachusetts teen found guilty of killing, beheading classmate The Massachusetts teen accused of beheading and cutting off the hands of a classmate in a jealous rage was found guilty during his trial this week — and could spend the rest of his life behind bars, according to new reports. A Salem Superior Co...
23:52, 05/16/2019

WILL: A Wonderful World: The Kotaku Review When I booted up the Switch port of WILL: A Wonderful World, the game told me about its autosave function. Then I saw this, set next to a red megaphone icon: “This game includes occasional **** plots. When shocked or surprised please scream loudly an...
00:00, 05/17/2019

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

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

Take 20% Off One Full-Price Item at Backcountry If you’ve been eyeing something special from Backcountry, now’s the time to buy, since the outdoor retailer is taking 20% off one full-price item of your choosing with promo code TAKE20MAY....
00:13, 05/17/2019

This Lady Running Like A Horse Is Really, Really Good At Running Like A Horse This is Ayla Kirstine, a Norwegian woman who went viral on German Twitter this week for running like a horse. You may have questions—“Why is she running like a horse?” would be a good one—though you cannot deny that this pferdmädchen is extremely goo...
00:13, 05/17/2019

Idiot On The Field Runs Himself Into A Corner, Gets Leveled If you are going to run onto a major league baseball field in the middle of a game, there are two keys to survival. The first is to always keep moving, and the second is to have an exit strategy. The fan who invaded the field at last night’s Braves g...
00:13, 05/17/2019

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

Raise a Problem-Solving Kid by Talking Less and Questioning More The hardest parenting lesson I had to learn was to stop telling my kids what to do. It was much easier for me to bark out orders than to let them figure things out on their own. Doing so took time and patience, neither of which I had in abundant sup...
00:26, 05/17/2019

Iran tells Middle East militias: prepare for proxy war Exclusive: Top military leader delivers message at Baghdad meeting as tensions riseIran’s most prominent military leader has recently met Iraqi militias in Baghdad and told them to “prepare for proxy war”, the Guardian has learned.Two senior intellig...
00:39, 05/17/2019

Three Britons and a South African killed in Dubai air crash Investigation launched after UK-registered light aircraft crashes near Dubai international airport Three Britons and a South African have died in a plane crash near Dubai international airport, according to the Emirati authorities.A UK-registered lig...
00:39, 05/17/2019

'Rocketman' first reactions: Elton John musical called 'triumph,' 'fantastic' in Cannes "Rocketman" has been unveiled at the Cannes Film Festival, earning major kudos for Taron's Egerton's performance as Elton John.        ...
00:52, 05/17/2019

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

Toni Duggan determined to help Barcelona win on the biggest stage The former Manchester City forward is ready to face favourites Lyon and two England teammates in the Champions League finalWhen Toni Duggan swapped Manchester City for Barcelona the news transcended women’s football. As the first English player to jo...
00:52, 05/17/2019

Ed Woodward backs Solskjær after Manchester United post strong finances • Club posts revenues of £152.1m for the quarter• Executive vice-chairman says finances offer a solid foundationEd Woodward reflected on a “turbulent season” for Manchester United but the executive vice-chairman gave his unequivocal backing to Ole Gu...
00:52, 05/17/2019

Cuba, Canada foreign ministers discuss resolving Venezuela crisis Canada's foreign minister addressed Venezuela's crisis on Thursday with her Cuban counterpart during a half-day trip to Havana, according to the government, after the island recently said it was willing to help mediate....
00:52, 05/17/2019

Britain's May to agree departure after latest Brexit deal bid British Prime Minister Theresa May will set out a timetable for her departure in early June after the latest attempt to get her Brexit deal approved by parliament, the chairman of a powerful Conservative committee said on Thursday....
00:52, 05/17/2019

My Best Friend Rolls-Royce Made Me a Champagne Chest You might not know this about me, but I don’t have many friends. Staffers—yes. They number in the hundreds. But friends? No. None, except for Rolls-Royce, which has been my one true friend throughout the funny roller coaster we call life. I’d drink ...
01:00, 05/17/2019

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

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

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

Man accused of sexually assaulting 3 children found dead after HAZMAT situation TUCSON – A man arrested in 2017 for sexually assaulting three children died Wednesday by suicide according to Pima County Sheriff’s Department. Matthew Cartwright/ Pima County Sheriff’s Department Back in 2012, PCSD responded to a r...
01:00, 05/17/2019

TPD hosts public active shooter presentation TUCSON – What to do when there’s an active shooter situation?  Would you know how to react if a gunman invaded your work office? While active shooter situations are unpredictable, Tucson Police Department says there are ways to protect yourself and y...
01:00, 05/17/2019

Pima County to open pools for Memorial Day weekend TUCSON – It’s time to grab your towel and sunscreen because Puma County will soon open its nine public swimming pools. Pima County says all pools will open for Memorial Day weekend on May 25. Four pools (Wade McLean, the Northwest YMCA, Manzanita and...
01:00, 05/17/2019

Beware of firefighter fundraising scam calls A fraud warning has been issued from the Professional Firefighters Of Arizona. The organization said telephone solicitors, pretending to work for a group called the Firefighter Support Association, are calling people and saying they are raising mone...
01:00, 05/17/2019

Overnight restrictions on I-10, Ina, Orange Grove starting Thursday TUCSON – Crews with Arizona Department of Transportation will close eastbound Interstate 10 between Ina and Orange Grove roads Thursday night to remove overhead message signs. Work is scheduled to begin at 10 p.m. and continue until 5 a.m. on Friday....
01:00, 05/17/2019

N4T Investigators: Deadly Delay? TUCSON – Twelve minutes, it is a number Joseph Martinez finds hard to forget. “As soon as I saw the look on the doctor’s face. I knew my boy was gone,” said Martinez. Martinez said that back in March, his son Mario was vacatio...
01:00, 05/17/2019

‘Thank a Cop Day’ in Southern Arizona TUCSON –  National Police Week, “Thank a Cop Day” will be celebrated Thursday in Tucson. Created by the Southern Arizona Law Enforcement Foundation, the day is used to recognize and thank our local law enforcement officers. Partneri...
01:00, 05/17/2019

Most popular baby names of 2019 (so far) are surprisingly different In the first quarter of this year, the most popular baby name are surprising. At least, according to Nameberry. Posie? Milo?        ...
01:13, 05/17/2019

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

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

Crazy history of the 'Back to the Future' car The unpainted stainless steel body, the gull-wing doors, the rear-mounted engine. When John DeLorean set out to create his own sports car, he knew these features would set it apart from everything else....
01:26, 05/17/2019

US stock indexes extend winning streak to 3rd day with banks and tech leading the way Stocks closed higher for the third straight day Thursday, erasing much of the big plunge they took on Monday on worries about the China-U.S. trade fight.        ...
01:26, 05/17/2019

Amber Tamblyn Shares She Had an Abortion in 2012 Amber Tamblyn is sharing her story. On the heels of headline-sparking legislation out of Georgia and Alabama nearly banning abortions, women have taken to social media to share their......
01:26, 05/17/2019

How does Labour plan to pay for its energy nationalisation policy? Taking back control from private shareholders will cost a Labour government billionsThe Labour Party has announced plans to take back control of Britain’s energy network from private shareholders, as part of a sweeping nationalisation policy. We look...
01:39, 05/17/2019

Schools turn to technology to reduce toll during shootings School districts are looking at technology such as speeding up police response to reduce the number of victims of a shooting.        ...
01:39, 05/17/2019

Emmy-winning broker lists her own East Side home for $3M Emmy Award-winning TV producer and Douglas Elliman broker Penny Crone has listed her two-bedroom, 2½-bathroom home at 207 E. 57th St., whose past residents included Gayle King and chef Richard Sandoval. The 18th-floor Sutton Place unit is asking $2.9...
01:52, 05/17/2019

Live like The Dude in Jeff Bridges’ $8M bungalow “The Big Lewbowski” is hoping to sell his California compound for just under $8 million. Jeff Bridges’ three-bedroom Spanish revival in Montecito is newly renovated while still retaining original doors and windows dating back to 1919. The 4-acre comp...
01:52, 05/17/2019

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

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

What are the side effects of Adderall? Adderall is a stimulant drug that people with ADHD can take to relieve their symptoms. Adderall can have mild to severe side effects. Learn more here....
02:00, 05/17/2019

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

Need To Come Down "Very, Very Heavily" On Sex Offenders: Air India Chief Sexual harassment cases are "often" being witnessed at Air India and the airline needs to come down "very very heavily" on such offenders, the company's Chairman and Managing Director Ashwani Lohani......
02:13, 05/17/2019

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

House Democrats pass bill to lower drug prices and shore up Obamacare The House of Representatives approved a three-part bill Thursday to lower prescription drug prices, along with measures to reverse Trump administration regulatory changes to Obamacare that Democrats view as sabotage. The final vote was 234-183....
02:13, 05/17/2019

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

Cops nab sicko accused of sexually abusing patient at Bronx hospital Police busted the man accused of sexually abusing an unconscious patient inside Lincoln Medical Center in the Bronx, authorities announced Thursday. Robert Marcucci, 62, turned himself in to cops Wednesday evening, after police circulated his photogr...
02:39, 05/17/2019

New York lawmakers may soon outlaw texting while crossing the street ALBANY — Lawmakers are pushing to outlaw the practice of texting while crossing the street, citing safety concerns that in some cases have proved deadly. “Texting is one of the most common forms of communication with friends. It’s the best way ...
02:39, 05/17/2019

New Weekly Events Add More Variety To Magic: The Gathering Arena If you play Magic: The Gathering Arena and you’re anything like me, you probably burn through earning your weekly allotment of new card packs and gold on the first day. Fortunately for us, Wizards is adding a new set of free weekly events, each with ...
03:00, 05/17/2019

The world is ending in The Good Fight's season three finale In its third season, The Good Fight pushed the boundaries of its own universe. Characters broke the fourth wall; random musical interludes interrupted scenes; the story’s Big Bad was literally...Donald Trump. In its finale, the world is ending—from c...
03:00, 05/17/2019

James Wan and Lindsey Beer join Mark Millar's The Magic Order on Netflix With Netflix dropping its Marvel shows and fully committing to original content, the streaming service has had to turn somewhere else for a way to address the all-important comic book adaptation genre. It landed on Mark Millar, the guy behind Wanted,...
03:00, 05/17/2019

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

Tennessee executes man convicted of killing his wife Tennessee on Thursday executed a 68-year-old man who was convicted three decades ago of suffocating his wife with a large plastic garbage bag, a crime he blamed on an inmate on work release....
03:26, 05/17/2019

These wild dog sculptures are looking for forever homes Dogs usually fetch newspapers or get trained on them. Will Kurtz takes the medium much further — by recycling old papers to make life-size sculptures of real dogs seeking forever homes....
03:26, 05/17/2019

Utility equipment sparked massive California wildfire, investigators say Enlarge / Workers make repairs to utility lines in a neighborhood that was destroyed by the Camp Fire on February 11, 2019, in Paradise, Calif. Three months after the deadly and destructive Camp Fire, the community is beginning the rebuilding process...
03:39, 05/17/2019

Japan finmin Aso says Huawei ban could affect Japanese firms A U.S. bid to block China's Huawei Technologies from buying vital American technology could affect Japanese companies and weigh on economic growth, Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Friday....
03:39, 05/17/2019

Taylor Morrison CEO Sheryl Palmer at Capital Exchange Event: "I am bullish on building" Taylor Morrison CEO Sheryl Palmer joins incoming Freddie Mac CEO David Brickman, alongside CNBC's Diana Olick at the Capital Exchange, exploring the new realities of real estate. She is "bullish" because of demographics. "Now we have to learn ho...
03:52, 05/17/2019

Brooks Koepka in no mood to relinquish his US PGA title with round of 63 • Defending champion: ‘I’ve never been this confident’• Tiger Woods fights for a 72 after early mistakesBrooks Koepka is not the individual anyone would want to encounter when seeking a cure from illness at a major championship. Just ask Tiger Woods....
03:52, 05/17/2019

She Served $8 School Lunch To Teen Who Couldn't Pay. Then She Was Fired A cafeteria worker in Canaan, New Hampshire, was fired after a supervisor caught her violating her employer's policy. Her offense? Giving food worth $8 to a student with no money in his account....
04:00, 05/17/2019

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

Boris Johnson Confirms Will Bid To Be British PM Britain's Boris Johnson, the former foreign minister, ex-mayor of London and leading Brexit campaigner, confirmed Thursday he will run for the premiership when Theresa May quits, British media......
04:00, 05/17/2019

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

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

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

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

Hughes: New HWA FIA F3 team can fight for 2019 title The HWA FIA Formula 3 team can still fight for the drivers' title this year according to Jake Hughes, after technical issues blighted his Barcelona season opener...
04:13, 05/17/2019

Free sex vouchers to 'curb rape'? It's one of those stories you couldn't make up -- except someone did. It said the German government gives migrants free coupons for prostitutes, and the Greek government could follow suit....
04:13, 05/17/2019

Finding the beauty in America's mundanity Stephen Shore's remarkable career started early. Born in New York in 1947, he was given his first photography set at six. When he was 14, the trailblazing fashion photographer Edward Steichen -- then a curator at the Museum of Modern Art in New York ...
04:13, 05/17/2019

Chip gear maker Applied Materials results beat estimates, shares rise Applied Materials Inc forecast third-quarter profit and revenue above estimates and reported better-than-expected quarterly results on Thursday, allaying investor concerns about slowing semiconductor demand....
04:26, 05/17/2019

Who Is Playing Batman In the New Superhero Film? Robert Pattinson Is Currently a Frontrunner There's a new Caped Crusader in town (kinda)! Robert Pattinson is rumored to star in Matt Reeves' upcoming The Batman film, Variety reports. While the news hasn't been......
04:39, 05/17/2019

'Big Bang Theory' finale: How Barenaked Ladies reimagined that classic theme song 'The Big Bang Theory' referenced its history in a creative way in Thursday's series finale.        ...
04:39, 05/17/2019

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

Where everybody knows your face: Woody Harrelson photo used to spot thief The New York police department’s use of celebrity doppelgänger photos calls their use of a facial recognition system into questionThe New York police department used a photo of Woody Harrelson in its facial recognition program in an attempt to identi...
04:39, 05/17/2019

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

Pregnant woman's murder shocks Chicago but experts say such cases are rare There have been roughly 30 cases of fetal abduction – cases where a mother is killed and her baby is cut from her wombChicago authorities have filed charges in the shocking murder of a pregnant woman whose baby was cut from her womb. Experts say such...
04:39, 05/17/2019

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

Lower growth in one key U.S. metric could hurt Apple's most profitable unit As iPhone sales turn sluggish, Apple is counting more and more on the installed base of iPhones for revenue growth. To make this transition from hardware sales to work, Apple has aggressively expanded its Services unit by adding Apple News+, Apple TV...
04:52, 05/17/2019

No. 1 Osaka pulls off two wins on busy day in Rome Top seed and world No. 1 Naomi Osaka won twice Thursday, defeating Slovakia's Dominika Cibulkova and Romania's Mihaela Buzarnescu in straight sets to advance to the quarterfinals of the Internazionali BNL d'Italia in Rome....
04:52, 05/17/2019

Senators in Brazil pass forced rehab for drug users The Senate approved Wednesday a series of drug policy changes that strengthen penalties for traffickers and introduce forced admissions of addicts in private and religious centers...
05:00, 05/17/2019

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

The US government just delivered its biggest blow yet to Huawei It’s no secret that the US government isn’t fond of Huawei, currently the second largest smartphone maker on the planet. The US has often criticized Huawei for its alleged ties with the Chinese government, and citing security concerns, it...
06:00, 05/17/2019

Remembering a legend: Tucson remembers late civil rights leader, Betty Liggins TUCSON – Back in 1960, Betty Liggins was a mail carrier in Chicago. If you asked her then if she thought she would be an instrumental person in civil rights, not only in Tucson but the entire nation, she may have not believed you. But now, near...
06:26, 05/17/2019

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

The Latest: Flynn told of contacts by some close to WH WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn (all times local): 6:55 p.m. A federal judge has ordered portions of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report to be unredacted and made public in the crim...
06:26, 05/17/2019

Dooku: Jedi Lost Makes Me Wish There Were More Prequels to The Phantom Menace The Phantom Menace is on the precipice of turning 20 years old. The lasting legacy of what it added (for better and worse) to Star Wars’ rich tapestry is still being debated today, but the recent release of another bit of prequel storytelling has had...
06:26, 05/17/2019

China charges two Canadian men caught up in its disputes with U.S. over trade and arrest of Huawei executive The pair were arrested in December after Meng Wangzhou, chief financial officer for China’s Huawei Technologies, was arrested in Vancouver, B.C., on U.S. charges....
06:52, 05/17/2019

|JusthowbrightlywillSouthAfrica’sstarshineunderRamaphosa? The ANC’s vote tally may have dropped to below 60% in a general election for the first time since the end of apartheid but it remains in the driving seat, writes Solly Moeng....
07:00, 05/17/2019

| Anglo American opens Zimbabwe's first platinum smelter Mining giant Anglo American has opened a $62-million platinum smelter in Zimbabwe, the country's first such refinery, as President Emmerson Mnangagwa vowed to boost the country's valuable platinum sector....
07:13, 05/17/2019

| Egypt's Sinai: At least 47 fighters, 5 troops killed in battle Forty-seven fighters and five Egyptian soldiers were killed during Egypt's ongoing military offensive in the restive Sinai Peninsula, where it is fighting Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant....
07:13, 05/17/2019

Warriors steal win in closing seconds to go up 2-0 on Blazers Golden State stormed back from 17 points down, and Andre Iguodala sealed a 114-111 victory with a steal on Damian Lillard in the closing seconds.        ...
07:52, 05/17/2019

Cordell's suicide squeeze lifts White Sox over Blue Jays 4-2 Yolmer Sanchez raced home from third base with the tiebreaking run on Ryan Cordell's suicide squeeze in the eighth inning, and the Chicago White Sox topped the Toronto Blue Jays 4-2 for their fourth win in five games     ...
07:52, 05/17/2019

Singapore Airlines' order of 31 Boeing 737 Max jets remains 'intact,' CEO says Singapore Airlines CEO Goh Choon Phong told reporters and analysts on Friday that an order for 31 Boeing 737 Max jets remains "intact" despite the aircraft's two deadly crashes....
07:52, 05/17/2019

WRAPUP 1-China evokes patriotism, past wars as trade conflict with U.S. heats up The trade war with the United States will only make China stronger and will never bring the country to its knees, the ruling Communist Party's People's Daily wrote in a front-page commentary that evoked the patriotic spirit of past wars....
08:00, 05/17/2019

Global private equity firms to bid for Hitachi's chemical unit - sources Global private equity firms Bain Capital, Carlyle Group and KKR & Co are among potential bidders for Japanese conglomerate Hitachi Ltd's chemical unit, three people familiar with the situation told Reuters....
08:00, 05/17/2019

Hewlett Packard Enterprise close to buying supercomputer maker Cray - Bloomberg Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co is in advanced discussions to buy Cray Inc, a supercomputer manufacturer, Bloomberg reported on Thursday, citing people with knowledge of the matter....
08:00, 05/17/2019

UK sold £11.5m of arms to Saudi Arabia in months after Khashoggi murder The British government licenced the sale of almost £11.5m worth of military equipment to Saudi Arabia in the three months after the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Sky News has learnt....
08:00, 05/17/2019

Smog spikes in North China in first four months of 2019: ministry Air pollution in major regions of northern China increased during the first four months of 2019, the environment ministry said on Friday, raising fears that regions have eased curbs on industry to halt the smog amid concerns about a slowing economy....
08:13, 05/17/2019

Central U.S. braces for severe weather, including tornadoes More than 50 million people in the central United States are in the path of strong thunderstorms, damaging wind gusts, large hail and possibly tornadoes over the next few days, forecasters said on Thursday....
08:13, 05/17/2019

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

Trump’s ethanol edge President Trump's ethanol policy could help him outpace competitors in the 2020 presidential election in Iowa, according to ethanol’s biggest supporter in the Senate, Republican Chuck Grassley....
08:26, 05/17/2019

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

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

Oh, Polly! Fashion Brand Apologizes for ‘Segregating’ Plus-Size and Black and Brown Models Fashion brand Oh Polly is saying “So sorry” after it was forced to issue apologies when social media users pointed out its placement of plus-size and black and brown models on an Instagram account separate from that of its “main” line....
09:26, 05/17/2019

Genetic self-experimenting “biohacker” under investigation by health officials Enlarge / Zayner is best known for injecting himself with CRISPR. (credit: Andrew Matthews / Getty Images) Prominent genetic "biohacker" Josiah Zayner is under investigation by California state officials for practicing medicine without a license. Z...
09:39, 05/17/2019

Gavin Rossdale and rumored girlfriend Natalie Golba step out for 'John Wick 3' premieres Red carpet official — twice! Gavin Rossdale and rumored girlfriend Natalie Golba seemingly confirmed their romance, attending two premieres together for "John Wick 3" over the past week....
09:39, 05/17/2019

Lineker backs Liverpool to win Champions League "Liverpool are overwhelming favourites to win the Champions League title when they face Tottenham Hotspur in the final in Madrid on June 1, former England striker and television pundit Gary Lineker has said."...
09:52, 05/17/2019

Watch: Trail Blazers' Seth Curry steals ball from Warriors' Stephen Curry Portland Trail Blazers guard Seth Curry one-upped his brother and Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry in the second quarter of Game 2 on Thursday night....
10:26, 05/17/2019

Germany to return Stone Cross artifact to Namibia A Berlin museum is set to announce plans to return the Stone Cross, a key cultural artifact, to Namibia. The cross, placed on Namibia's coast by Portuguese explorers in 1486, is a symbol of the country's colonial past....
10:39, 05/17/2019

|Richemontprofitmissesestimatesasonlineacquisitionsweigh Richemont reported full-year operating profit that trailed analysts’ estimates as the company consolidated its acquisitions of online platforms YNAP and Watchfinder....
10:52, 05/17/2019

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

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

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

Officer in confrontation with Boulder resident resigns A Boulder, Colorado police officer resigned prior to the release of a police report of an incident between the officer and a black man. The report said the officer did not racially profile the man, but that he violated other department policies. (May...
11:13, 05/17/2019

12 exposed to debris, pilot safe after F-16 hits warehouse A warehouse worker said he heard the deafening noise of an F-16 jet moments before it smashed through the roof of the building near a Southern California air base....
11:26, 05/17/2019

GOP braces for fight as Roy Moore weighs AL Senate re-run Conservative lightning rod Roy Moore of Alabama, narrow loser of a turbulent special election for Senate in 2017, is considering a fresh run next year....
11:26, 05/17/2019

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

The Latest: German military resumes training mission in Iraq TEHRAN, Iran (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): 1:50 p.m. The German Defense Ministry says it’s resuming its military t...
11:39, 05/17/2019

Nissan proposing more board members, with Renault’s Bollore TOKYO (AP) — Nissan says it is proposing adding Renault’s chief executive, Thierry Bollore, to its board, as well as several outsiders, to strengthen its governance following the arrest of its former chairman, Carlos Ghosn. The Japanese automak...
11:39, 05/17/2019

An emotional send-off for lovable geeks of ‘Big Bang Theory’ LOS ANGELES (AP) — “The Big Bang Theory” has ended its 12-season run with some big changes for its band of lovable geeks. The CBS sitcom aired its final two episodes Thursday in an hour-long finale that drew the series to a close after 27...
11:39, 05/17/2019

Twins hit 4 HRs, pound stumbling Mariners 11-6 SEATTLE (AP) — Viral video star C.J. Cron and Byron Buxton fueled a seven-run fourth inning with homers, and Michael Pineda pitched the Minnesota Twins past the Seattle Mariners 11-6 on Thursday night. The Twins hit four home runs to extend their str...
11:39, 05/17/2019

Mystery suitors behind Salon Media $5M deal revealed as techies Salon Media Group is being acquired for $5 million by a little-known pair of tech entrepreneurs who are meanwhile caught in a legal battle over their ownership stakes in fact-checking site Snopes.com, The Post has learned. The winning bidders are Chr...
11:39, 05/17/2019

Genius of Pep Guardiola, not money, makes Man City tick… But here's how Watford can spring a shock Let me ask you something. If a club is wealthy and attractive enough to employ the best manager who is then given the funds to buy the best players, does that guarantee success?...
11:52, 05/17/2019

Taiwan becomes first in Asia to legalise same-sex marriage Supporters celebrate as legislation is passed giving gay couples right to marryTaiwan has legalised same-sex marriage, the first of any Asian state, with the passage of legislation giving gay couples the right to marry.Lawmakers on Friday comfortably...
12:00, 05/17/2019

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

Pierre Kompany's long road from DRC camp to Belgium's first black mayor Man City captain’s father is ex-student protester who fell foul of country’s 70s dictatorshipVincent Kompany’s life is the stuff of little boys’ and girls’ dreams. Scorer of a dazzling goal of the season, captain of Manchester City’s all-conquering P...
12:00, 05/17/2019

Venezuela’s dead revolution shows the limitations of the crowd | Simon Jenkins From Caracas to Extinction Rebellion, the will of the masses doesn’t always triumphWhatever happened to the Venezuelan revolution? Two weeks ago, we were assured by the media it was all over, bar the shouting. Television showed crowds controlling the...
12:00, 05/17/2019

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

Trump immigration plan tackles problem 'that has not been touched' in 54 years: Kellyanne Conway President Trump's counselor Kellyanne Conway appeared on the "The Ingraham Angle" Thursday to promote the administration's "two-point" plan to address illegal immigration -- while accusing some in Congress of being invested in the "status quo."...
12:13, 05/17/2019

Turkey set to pass economic legislation before Istanbul vote: Hurriyet Turkey's government aims to pass an economic legislation package ahead of next month's renewed Istanbul mayoral election, the Hurriyet newspaper reported on Friday, including the transfer of the central bank's legal reserves to the Treasury....
12:26, 05/17/2019

UAE, keen to maintain safe-haven image, tempers tanker attack response The United Arab Emirates, though a prominent foe of Iran in the Middle East's power struggles, has tempered its reaction to attacks on oil tankers off its coast in an effort to protect its reputation as a safe and stable business hub....
12:26, 05/17/2019

Pompeo meets Hong Kong pro-democracy leader U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with Hong Kong pro-democracy leader Martin Lee on Thursday, the State Department said, as Hong Kong activists seek to derail a proposed extradition law pushed by Beijing....
12:26, 05/17/2019

Orban says he discussed missiles and natural gas with Trump Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Friday said he had discussed the purchase of mid-range air defense missiles at a meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday....
12:26, 05/17/2019

Woody Harrelson photo used in investigation into lookalike beer thief First a 'Ross from Friends' lookalike was snapped carrying beers after allegedly stealing a wallet in Blackpool, now a Woody Harrleson lookalike in New York has been pictured also making off with beer....
12:26, 05/17/2019

Musk to review all of Tesla's expenses in new cost-cutting plan Elon Musk, in an email to employees, said Tesla's net proceeds from its recent stock and debt offering gave the company only 10 months to achieve breakeven at the rate it burned cash in the first quarter....
12:52, 05/17/2019

Some US Cities Are Moving Into Real-Time Facial Surveillance Chinese authorities apply facial-recognition programs to surveillance videos to identify subjects. Now, a report says Chicago and Detroit have purchased their own systems....
13:13, 05/17/2019

From mangos to inner goddesses: this week’s fashion trends What’s hot and what’s not in fashion this weekMangos ’Tis the season for delicious Alphonsos. With sea bass at Five Rivers, Walsall; filling a whole menu at London’s Jamavar. Continue reading......
13:13, 05/17/2019

Cupra Leon ditches Seat badge and goes hybrid for 2020 First Cupra Leon prototypes hit the Nurburgring in disguise; it’s set to use plug-in powertrain The first hot Leon to ditch the Seat badge for Cupra branding has been spotted at the Nürburgring for the first time ahead of the car’s debut in 2020.  ...
13:13, 05/17/2019

Are Surfer Cafes and Green Markets What a Working-Class Beach Neighborhood Needs? Sleepy Arverne is attracting entrepreneurs from its neighbor to the west, Rockaway Beach. As gentrification there continues, the community adjusts to the spotlight....
13:26, 05/17/2019

Asus’ new Zenfone 6 has a flip-up camera and a 5,000mAh battery We’ve seen some whacky implementations from phone makers to overcome the notch: pop-up camera, pizza shaped-camera, and even a rotating camera. Now, Asus has added another method to the list by placing a flip-up camera into their latest flagship, the...
13:26, 05/17/2019

Apple’s new Powerbeats are the biggest threat to AirPods The biggest threat to the dominance of AirPods is coming from within Apple. The new Powerbeats Pro wireless headset from Apple-owned headphone-maker Beats so thoroughly embarrasses Apple’s AirPods in terms of sound quality, comfort and appearance, th...
13:39, 05/17/2019

Grumpy Cat dies aged seven: 'Some days are grumpier than others' Internet’s most famous cat, with a face that launched a thousand gifs, has died in ArizonaGrumpy Cat – the most famous cat on the internet, whose downturned mouth and unimpressed expression was the universal digital shorthand for displeasure – has di...
13:39, 05/17/2019

Ani DiFranco: 'I'm sorry if I'm not what you need me to be' The outspoken singer-songwriter and queer activist has spent a career getting on the wrong side of people. But she’s not about to be ‘cancelled’ by anyoneAni DiFranco has been many things in her 48 years: a folk rocker, queer activist and campaigner ...
13:39, 05/17/2019

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

Tennis: Osaka pulls out of Rome quarters with hand injury World number one Naomi Osaka pulled out of the Italian Open quarter-finals on Friday with a right thumb injury, casting doubts over her participation in this month's French Open....
13:39, 05/17/2019

MLB roundup: Yelich homers twice as Brewers pound Phillies Christian Yelich homered twice, and Yasmani Grandal added a homer and four RBIs as the visiting Milwaukee Brewers won their third in a row with an 11-3 victory Thursday over the Philadelphia Phillies....
13:39, 05/17/2019

International labor organization criticizes 2020 Olympics working conditions Construction workers are living in a 'culture of fear' and work for long hours in perilous conditions building Tokyo 2020 Olympic venues, according to a report from a leading international labor organization....
13:39, 05/17/2019

What to know about a low-protein diet People with kidney-related illnesses may benefit from a low-protein diet. Key changes can help people create a varied, healthful, low-protein diet plan that works for them. Learn more here....
13:52, 05/17/2019

Italy's watchdog investigates Google for alleged antitrust abuse Italy's competition watchdog said on Friday it had opened an investigation into alleged abuse of a dominant market position by Google in the smart device sector....
14:13, 05/17/2019

ICE to hire contractor to transport 225,000 migrants to shelters across the US The Trump administration is looking to hire a private contractor that will be responsible for transporting approximately 225,000 migrant children and families to shelters across the country over the next five years as they wait for their asylum claim...
14:39, 05/17/2019

Roy Moore weighs AL Senate re-run despite GOP opposition Conservative lightning rod Roy Moore of Alabama, narrow loser of a turbulent special election for Senate in 2017, is considering a fresh run next year....
14:39, 05/17/2019

Giants receiver coach preparing for life without Odell Beckham Jr. No one has any proof how much the Giants will miss Odell Beckham Jr. on the field. Anyone wishing to downplay his absence can point to the production (scoring 40, 0, 27 and 35 points) while Beckham missed the final four games last season as evidence ...
14:39, 05/17/2019

Manager knows exactly Tim Tebow has been so miserable at Triple-A SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Six weeks into his latest baseball adventure, Tim Tebow is still struggling to find his stroke with the Syracuse Mets at the top rung of minor league ball. He remains unflappable in spite of the numbers. “I think I’m improving. I’m w...
14:39, 05/17/2019

Time to embrace boring Brooks Koepka’s greatness Accept and embrace him, people. Brooks Koepka isn’t going anywhere soon — other than to some more major championship winner’s circles. The 29-year-old Koepka — who on Thursday seized the opening-round lead in the PGA Championship with a 7-under-par 6...
14:39, 05/17/2019

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

What were the biggest companies in the US the year you were born? Walmart rules lately What company generated the most revenue the year you were born? Walmart and Exxon Mobil are among 24/7 Wall St.'s list, which covers 1955 to 2018.        ...
14:39, 05/17/2019

2 Afghans convicted over death of German man Two Afghan teenagers have been convicted over a dispute with a German man who then died of a heart attack, an incident that was followed last year by protests involving far-right groups....
14:52, 05/17/2019

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

Watch SpaceX try to launch 60 satellites tonight after yesterday’s scrub SpaceX originally planned on launching its Starlink mission on Wednesday night, reserving a solid 1.5-hour launch window for its Falcon 9 to take off, and eventually deploy a whopping 60 tiny satellites into Earth orbit. Unfortunately, due to weather...
15:00, 05/17/2019

Sony and Microsoft ink key entertainment deal ahead of PS5 and next-gen Xbox launch Sony and Microsoft are huge rivals in the gaming business, with each company set to unveil new hardware in the not too distant future. In a surprising move, the two companies have inked an entertainment-related partnership with plenty of time left to...
15:13, 05/17/2019

After Huawei blow, China says U.S. must show sincerity for talks The United States must show sincerity if it is to hold meaningful trade talks, China said on Friday, after U.S. President Donald Trump dramatically raised the stakes with a potentially devastating blow to Chinese tech giant Huawei....
15:13, 05/17/2019

Masuko to step down as Mitsubishi Motors CEO; Kato to succeed him Mitsubishi Motors said Osamu Masuko will step down as its CEO on June 21 and be replaced by Takao Kato, who is president of its operations in Indonesia. Masuko, 70, will retain his role as chairman of the board, Mitsubishi said in a statement....
15:26, 05/17/2019

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

Fernando Alonso and McLaren face crunch Indy 500 practice day Fernando Alonso and McLaren have one final day of Indianapolis 500 practice to recover lost ground after the two-time Formula 1 champion's crash and loss of Thursday running...
15:26, 05/17/2019

Vital city vote could save Interlagos's Brazilian Grand Prix hopes The Interlagos circuit has received a major boost in its bid to remain on the Formula 1 calendar, following claims the Brazilian Grand Prix will move to Rio de Janeiro...
15:26, 05/17/2019

Missouri poised to pass restrictive abortion law, days after Alabama Missouri House lawmakers are expected to pass a bill on Friday to ban most abortions eight weeks after conception, days after Alabama introduced the nation's most restrictive abortion law....
15:39, 05/17/2019

BT releases brand new affordable fibre broadband deal - but is it the best option? While there is absolutely no doubt that BT holds some of the best broadband deals in the UK, they tend to fall on the slightly costly side of the spectrum. But for those wanting fibre from the well-known ISP without the high prices, there is now anot...
16:13, 05/17/2019

Profoto revamps its A1 flash to craft a new A1X sibling Profoto shook the lighting world last year with the launch of its powerful but pricey A1 'studio flash' flashgun, and it's now updated that model to deliver a more powerful A1X companion.Physically, the A1X appears to be designed along...
16:13, 05/17/2019

The OnePlus 7 Pro has already had a software update The OnePlus 7 Pro has only just gone on sale and there’s already a software update for it, bringing some new features, fixes and improvements to the handset.Highlighted by GSMArena, the update claims to optimize photo quality, and adds haptic ...
16:13, 05/17/2019

New all-electric Skoda Citigo-e teased ahead of 2019 release News 17 May, 2019 The Skoda Citigo-e will debut in Bratislava on 23 May ahead of its launch later this year, and is set to offer a 186-mile range...
16:13, 05/17/2019

Bill Barr vows to uncover 'exactly what happened' with Russia probe, says explanations have been 'inadequate' Attorney General Bill Barr, in an exclusive interview with Fox News, said the country must know “exactly what happened” with counterintelligence activities conducted during the 2016 election -- and he is determined to get to the bottom of the case....
16:13, 05/17/2019

Trump calls 2016 campaign spying ‘treason,’ warns of ‘long jail sentences’ President Trump issued a grave warning Friday to those who allegedly "spied" on his 2016 campaign, calling their actions "treason" and saying “long jail sentences” are in order. ...
16:13, 05/17/2019

World Hypertension Day 2019: These Spices May Help In Regulating Blood Pressure High blood pressure does not show any immediate threat but if it does not subside and remains high for a long period of time, it can lead to many serious ailments like heart attack and heart stroke...
16:13, 05/17/2019

Add These Two Ingredients To Your Morning Coffee To Lose Weight For weight loss, avoid adding milk and sugar to your coffee as it may reverse the action and encourage weight gain. In fact, add a few healthy ingredients to your black coffee to make even healthier......
16:13, 05/17/2019

7 Best East Indian Foods: Regional Recipes From West Bengal, Odisha, Bihar, Assam And More East Indian Foods: Find here the best of East Indian Foods that you can try at home. From dalma, litti chokha, fish curries to momos and thukpa, we've got it all with key ingredients and a step by......
16:13, 05/17/2019

Over-the-top Las Vegas steak to satisfy share-plate critics Love it or hate it, share-plate dining is far from over. But dwindling are the days when tapas and small plates monopolized the category and each diner was encouraged to order five to six items....
16:26, 05/17/2019

Africa's coolest city destinations Many visitors head to Africa for safaris and natural scenery, but its cities pulse with an urban cultural beat you'll love. Here are four spots you shouldn't miss....
16:26, 05/17/2019

Internet sensation Grumpy Cat has died at age 7 FILE – This Dec. 1, 2015 file photo shows Grumpy Cat posing for a photo in Los Angeles. Grumpy Cat, whose sour puss became an internet sensation, has died at age 7, according to her owners. Posting on social media Friday, May 17, 2019, her owne...
16:26, 05/17/2019

Samsung Galaxy S10e review: Better biometrics and ergonomics than the S10 Plus at the cost of battery life The Samsung Galaxy S10e may be the best new Samsung phone for the masses with a reasonable price, small size, excellent cameras, and more. The flat screen and fingerprint scanner may even make it more appealing than the high end S10 Plus....
16:26, 05/17/2019

How Some Generic Drugs Could Do More Harm Than Good For the 16 years that Dr. Brian Westerberg, a Canadian surgeon, worked volunteer missions at the Mulago National Referral Hospital in Kampala, Uganda, scarcity was the norm. The patients usually exceeded the 1,500 allotted beds. Running water was onc...
16:26, 05/17/2019

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

Filing: Persons in Trump circle, Congress asked Michael Flynn about disrupting Russia probe Former national security adviser Michael Flynn received said people linked to the Trump administration and Congress tried to interfere with the Justice Department's Russia investigation, a new filing shows....
16:52, 05/17/2019

Hopes of Brexit Breakthrough Dashed as Bipartisan Talks Collapse The U.K.’s main opposition Labour Party pulled the plug on Brexit talks with the government, scotching hopes for a bipartisan solution to break the logjam in Parliament over the terms of Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union....
16:52, 05/17/2019

U.S. Sanctions Russians, Chechens Over Whistleblowers' Deaths The Trump administration, in an action that will likely further escalate tensions between the U.S. and Russia, imposed sanctions on Russian and Chechen officials linked to the deaths of two whistleblowers critical of President Vladimir Putin’s govern...
16:52, 05/17/2019

Grumpy Cat, Whose Frown Made the Internet Smile, Dies After Infection Grumpy Cat, whose seemingly unamused facial expressions shot her to viral fame in 2012, has died at the age of seven, her owners have said. Grumpy Cat, real name Tardar Sauce, died following complications from a urinary tract infection on Tuesday in ...
16:52, 05/17/2019

The West Wing: is it to blame for everything? Podcasts of the week The cultural and political impact of television is explored in depth, and Bret Easton Ellis returns, as contrary as everIf you’re attending Latitude festival this year, you’ll find that the world inhabiting your headphones has extended outwards and g...
17:00, 05/17/2019