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Impact of below 1% on federal debt/GDP ratio from Mexico's new oil refinery

Mexican ratings agency HR Ratings on Wednesday forecast an impact of below 1% on the ratio of Mexico's federal debt to gross domestic product (GDP) derived from...

Impact of below 1% on federal debt/GDP ratio from Mexico's new oil refinery

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Realme X to Sport 91.2 Percent Screen Ratio, Pop-Up Selfie Camera Realme X is to launch in China alongside Realme X Youth Edition aka Realme X Lite, which is expected to be the rebranded version of the Realme 3 Pro....
14:39, 05/07/2019

An $8 Billion Refinery? Mexican President Says, Yes We Can Experts told Mexico’s president it’s impossible to build a refinery at the price he wants, so he orders Mexico’s struggling oil company to do it instead....
02:39, 05/10/2019

Mexican government to run construction of new oil refinery Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said Thursday that international companies invited to bid on the construction of a new oil refinery did not meet requirements for cost and time, so the government will take on the project....
23:26, 05/09/2019

Mexico to announce project manager for new refinery next week Mexico will next week announce which company or consortium will project manage the construction of President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's planned refinery in his home state of Tabasco, the government said on Tuesday....
21:26, 04/30/2019

Mexican president says Pemex will oversee construction of new refinery The construction of Mexico's new refinery will be overseen by state oil firm Pemex after the government declared the tender void, Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Thursday....
15:52, 05/09/2019

EPA has received DOE input for 2018 small refinery waivers: sources The Department of Energy has given the Environmental Protection Agency its scoring results for the 40 outstanding 2018 applications made by small refineries for waivers from U.S. biofuel laws, four sources familiar with the matter said on Wednesday....
01:00, 05/02/2019

Judge: No site permit needed for refinery near national park BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A state judge has ruled that North Dakota regulators properly refrained from becoming involved in a dispute over the location of an $800 million oil refinery being developed near Theodore Roosevelt National Park. The Public Serv...
21:26, 05/15/2019

UPDATE 2-Brazil's Petrobras details refinery, other asset sale plans Brazil's state-controlled oil company Petrobras on Friday for the first time detailed long-awaited plans to sell a series of refineries and other assets as the company focuses on its core oil and gas exploration business. Petrobras, or Petroleo B...
15:52, 04/28/2019

UPDATE 1-Chevron completes purchase of Houston-area refinery from Brazil's Petrobras Chevron Corp completed a $350 million purchase of a refinery in the Houston suburb of Pasadena, Texas, from Brazil's national oil company, Petrobras , Chevron said in a statement....
04:13, 05/02/2019

UPDATE 1-Mexico's Pemex to oversee refinery build after tender declared void - Lopez Obrador The construction of Mexico's new refinery will be overseen by state oil firm Pemex after the government declared void the tender to build the facility, Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Thursday....
15:52, 05/09/2019

Here's how to track how well your impact investments are performing It may take some time to see climate change legislation wind its way through Capitol Hill. But there are ways to to track how well your investments are addressing environmental and social causes now....
15:00, 04/28/2019

Lawyers are trying to figure out who to sue in the event of an asteroid impact If you or a family member were struck by an asteroid, you may be entitled to compensation. Call the law offices of Jones, Anderson, and Leibovitz to see if you qualify. It’s hard to imagine a world so litigious that an extinction-level event could ge...
02:13, 05/09/2019

Diallo, Urruti score 15 minutes apart in Impact’s 2-1 win HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Zakaria Diallo and Maximiliano Urruti scored 15 minutes apart in the second half and the Montreal Impact rallied to beat the New York Red Bulls 2-1 on Wednesday night. Montreal (6-4-2) won for the first time in nine regular-seas...
05:52, 05/09/2019

Tyson Says Hog Disease Impact to Linger for Years Global meat prices are poised to rise after China culled tens of millions of hogs to contain a fast-spreading swine disease, the chief executive of Tyson Foods said....
21:13, 05/06/2019

Filmmakers follow U.S./Mexico border impact ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) – A new documentary examines the diverse wildlife and landscape of the Rio Grande along the U.S.-Mexico border amid the political pressure to erect a border wall. “The River and The Wall” released Friday at se...
01:52, 05/05/2019

UP Has Changed, Bahubalis Have No Impact Now: Amit Shah BJP President Amit Shah Monday accused the opposition alliance of giving tickets to "bahubalis" (muslcemen) in Uttar Pradesh but said their presence would have no impact now as the Yogi Adityanath......
12:13, 04/29/2019

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

U.S. car tariffs alone would have limited impact on EU, central bank says The immediate impact of such levies would be small even though escalating trade tensions could have grave consequences for the global economy, a study concludes....
16:00, 04/28/2019

How sleep and mood impact working memory Researchers assess which aspects of working memory are affected by age, sleep quality, and mood and whether these factors work in unison or independently....
08:52, 05/15/2019

Lakers eye impact player or trade with 4th pick After a chaotic start to the offseason, the Lakers were one of the big winners in Tuesday's NBA draft lottery, jumping from 11th to fourth overall -- a pick GM Rob Pelinka later called "a powerful asset for us."...
07:39, 05/15/2019

Revolution, Impact finish in 0-0 draw in Montreal MONTREAL (AP) — Bruce Arena made his coaching debut with New England and Ignacio Piatti returned after missing 10 games for Montreal in a 0-0 draw on Saturday. The Impact’s star midfielder had been sidelined because of leg injuries. Evan Bush m...
01:52, 05/19/2019

FC Cincinnati ends drought, beating Montreal Impact 2-1 CINCINNATI (AP) — Allan Cruz and Fatai Alashe scored Saturday to help expansion FC Cincinnati end a five-game losing streak in interim coach Yoann Damet’s debut, a 2-1 victory over the Montreal Impact. Cruz broke FC Cincinnati’s 528-minut...
23:13, 05/11/2019

Google awards $25 million in global AI impact grants Google gave $25 million to a range of projects that may positively impact humanity around the world today for its Global AI Impact Challenge.Read More...
07:00, 05/08/2019

Bedbugs survived the impact event that wiped out the dinosaurs Bedbugs are notoriously difficult to eradicate. Not even the fiery asteroid impact that wiped out the dinosaurs could rid Earth of its bedbug infestation....
21:13, 05/16/2019

Why marijuana bust won’t impact any D’Angelo Russell deal D’Angelo Russell getting stopped for pot isn’t going to stop him from getting paid. And more and more it’s looking like it’s going to be by the Nets. Russell got cited by police for marijuana possession Wednesday night, trying to fly from La Guardia ...
12:00, 05/04/2019

Trump's Latest Tariffs Likely to Have Only Modest Impact on Inflation The latest tariff increases on Chinese imports will likely deliver a modest and temporary boost to U.S. inflation,reflecting the relatively small portion of American spending that goes to goods rather than services....
22:52, 05/16/2019

Lloyds profit flat as it warns on Brexit impact Lloyds Banking Group has reported flat profits for the start of the year as it swallowed £565m in one-off costs and warned Brexit could take a further toll on the UK economy....
09:39, 05/02/2019

Impact that formed the Moon might have splashed into Earth’s magma ocean Enlarge / An early version of the collision model, showing a head-on impact. The Earth and its moon are unique in our Solar System. Earth is the only rocky planet with a large moon, and only the dwarf planet Pluto has a moon that's so similar in s...
14:39, 05/02/2019

MBA students face off in challenge to create the next best idea in impact investing An inaugural competition challenged MBA students to come up with investment portfolios that have a positive social and environmental impact without sacrificing financial returns. The contest could point to where the industry is headed....
21:00, 05/02/2019

New Data Platform Illuminates History of Human Environmental Impact The human environmental footprint is not only deep, but old. Ancient traces of this footprint can be found in animal bones, shells, scales, and antlers at archaeological sites. Together, these specimens tell the millennia-long story of how humans hav...
02:13, 05/14/2019

KCR Impact? Why Mamata Banerjee, Rahul Gandhi Seem To Have Called Truce Telengana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao's meeting with his Kerala counterpart may have had an impact in distant Purulia in West Bengal. Campaigning in the same district, Rahul Gandhi and Mamata......
07:13, 05/08/2019

Video: The impact of Honda's early Formula 1 engine upgrade Honda's early introduction of a new Formula 1 engine specification last month looked like another potential blow, especially as it was in part prompted by failures in the opening rounds...
08:13, 05/08/2019

Analysing The Priyanka Gandhi Impact In Uttar Pradesh: Highlights With two phases of voting left for the 80 Lok Sabha seats in Uttar Pradesh, Prannoy Roy and his team on The Countdown get you special insights from the state's electorate, along with exclusive......
18:13, 05/09/2019

If tariffs don't stop, they'll impact housing demand: Clayton Homes CEO CNBC's Diana Olick talks with Clayton Homes CEO Kevin Clayton about Warren Buffett's big bet on housing. Clayton Homes is owned by Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway....
23:00, 05/14/2019

NFL experts debate: Which offseason addition will make the biggest impact? The Dolphins might have their QB of the future. The Browns added a game-changer at WR. Our insiders pick the top instant-impact offseason acquisitions....
03:00, 05/16/2019

Sevy, Paxton injury impact & trade deadline preview James Paxton threw a bullpen session this past Tuesday and reported the next day that his right knee “felt good”. It’s been nearly two weeks since “The BIG Maple” went on the 10-day Injured List with inflammation in his ...
18:00, 05/17/2019

Facebook Joins Research on Social Media Impact on Elections Facebook began the research initiative last year after revelations of foreign influence campaigns on the 2016 US election and the Brexit vote in Britain....
10:00, 04/30/2019

Plastic pollution in worlds' oceans could have $2.5 trillion impact, study says A new study suggests that the plastic pollution problem in the world's oceans is having an economic impact that is startling – perhaps as much as $2.5 trillion....
14:47, 04/28/2019

U.S. EPA asked to consider small business impact of E15, credit reform proposal The U.S. EPA needs to look more closely at how small businesses would be affected by its proposed rule to lift the summer ban on higher ethanol blends of gasoline and make changes to the biofuel credit market, the Small Business Administration's Offi...
10:52, 04/30/2019

Impact of high debt levels on least developed countries ‘cannot be overstated’, says UN  The impact of high levels of debt on development efforts “cannot be overstated”, the head of the United Nations Development Fund (UNDP) told a Ministerial Breakfast Meeting on least developed countries (LDCs) on Saturday....
17:26, 04/28/2019

Omar Browne scores in MLS debut, Impact beat Fire 1-0 Omar Browne scored in the 83rd minute in his Major League Soccer debut to help the Montreal Impact beat the Chicago Fire 1-0        ...
23:26, 04/28/2019

Why Understanding The Financial Supply Chain Is The Key To Moving More Impact Capital Traditional markets don’t meet the needs of mission-driven businesses because they are built to fund the familiar. Impact investors can play a powerful role not only as an alternative source of financing, but in building a bridge for these businesse...
18:39, 05/01/2019

Facebook To Fund Research On Social Media Impact On Elections Facebook announced Monday its first research grants to academics studying the impact of social media on elections, part of an effort to prevent manipulation of social platforms....
03:26, 04/30/2019

Wealth Matters: Investing for Social Impact Is Complicated. Here Are 4 Ways to Simplify It. Many organizations measure the effect of investments meant to spur positive change, but the metrics they use, and their results, vary. Several are trying to make it easier....
23:39, 05/03/2019

Asteroid impact exercise offers practice for NASA, ESA scientists and engineers This week, scientists and engineers from NASA and the European Space Agency, as well as other federal officials and policy makers, are participating in a hypothetical asteroid impact scenario....
08:39, 05/02/2019

"The Sound And Fury": Video Shows Cyclone Fani's Terrifying Impact Cyclone Fani hit the Odisha coast this morning with gusting winds and heavy rain. The impact of the Category 4 storm started around 8 am, said the Indian Meteorological Department....
08:52, 05/03/2019

Cisco earnings beat, expects minimal impact from U.S.-China trade war Cisco Systems Inc reported better-than-expected quarterly earnings on Wednesday and gave an upbeat sales forecast for the current period, as its reduced exposure to China is expected to cushion any blows from an ongoing trade war....
01:13, 05/16/2019

NASA head warns: Expect a major asteroid impact in your lifetime NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine thinks it’s time to start taking the threat of an Earth-altering asteroid impact seriously. In a speech today at the International Academy of Astronautics Planetary Defense Conference, Bridenstine opened his keynote...
02:39, 04/30/2019

Cyclone Fani Moves Towards Bangladesh, No Major Impact In West Bengal Severe cyclonic storm Fani weakened in West Bengal today morning and is moving towards neighbouring Bangladesh, a senior official of the regional meteorological centre has said....
09:39, 05/04/2019

The sun’s impact on Earth and weather celebrated, as planet marks World Meteorological Day Against a background of serious warnings against the effects of climate change, World Meteorological Day this year celebrates the crucial role played by the sun in powering all life on Earth, and in driving the weather, ocean currents and the hydrolo...
14:51, 04/28/2019

Rationing Begins, as Cuba Braces for Economic Impact From Venezuela Crisis Fallout from the power struggle in Venezuela can be felt far beyond its borders, perhaps nowhere more than in Cuba. The U.S. has said Havana’s support for strongman Nicolás Maduro is helping him stay in power in Caracas; as punishment, t...
04:00, 05/17/2019

Philly soda tax study sees sales dip, health impact unclear A new study bolsters evidence that soda taxes can reduce sales, but whether they influence health remains an open question. The research found that a Philadelphia tax imposed in 2017 led to higher prices and a 38 percent decline in soda sales that ye...
17:52, 05/14/2019

Major life milestones can negatively impact mental health, study finds Major life milestones such as having a baby or getting married can negatively impact mental health due to unrealistic standards set by social media, a study has found....
20:13, 05/13/2019

Large Asteroid Set to Graze Earth Orbit in 2029, Impact Exercise Conducted Apophis asteroid will interestingly pass by Earth on a near-miss Earth trajectory on a Friday the 13th (April 13, 2029), gracing a day considered unlucky in Western superstition....
00:00, 05/05/2019

Bats Europe Launches Two New Indices Designed to Measure Impact of Brexit on UK Companies LONDON – 22 March 2017 – Bats Europe, a CBOE Holdings, Inc. company and the region’s largest equities exchange operator, today announced it has launched the Bats Brexit 50/50 Indices, two new benchmark indices designed to reflect the impact of ...
01:39, 05/03/2019

Finding the gem of 2019 NBA draft class: Six impact players overshadowed by Zion Williamson Much of the NBA draft hype has focused on Zion Williamson and the next few picks, but here are possible gems who could be taken later in the draft.        ...
18:13, 05/15/2019

Nick Bosa's tweets on Trump, Kaepernick had no impact on 49ers drafting him, team president says Defensive lineman Nick Bosa created a firestorm after revealing that he cleansed his Twitter of political tweets prior to the NFL Draft in fear that the San Francisco 49ers might draft him....
02:00, 05/07/2019

U.S. energy secretary says Saudi raising production to counter Iran sanctions impact: CNBC U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry told CNBC on Tuesday that Saudi Arabia is increasing its oil production to meet needs arising from sanctions on Iran....
00:26, 05/08/2019

Climate change recognized as ‘threat multiplier’, UN Security Council debates its impact on peace As climate change is increasingly recognized as a “threat multiplier” by scientists, political representatives, and civil society across the world, the United Nations Security Council held an open debate on Friday to discuss its concrete impact on pe...
14:51, 04/28/2019

Abortion ban reaction: Democrats erupt, Republicans stay quiet as both sides see an impact in the 2020 election The Democratic presidential contenders cast the nation’s strictest ban as a severe blow to women’s rights, while Republicans on the ballot in 2020 did not want to talk about it...
05:13, 05/16/2019

World in grip of ‘high impact weather’ as US freezes, Australia sizzles, parts of South America deluged “High impact weather” has gripped much of the world so far this year, the UN weather agency, WMO, reported on Friday, with “dangerous and extreme cold in North America, record high heat and wildfires in Australia, heavy rains in parts of South Americ...
14:51, 04/28/2019

The big mistake the Federal Reserve is making right now In the current era of low inflation, it has been the failure to tighten monetary policy when asset bubbles develop that has led to recessions when those bubbles burst....
03:26, 05/04/2019

Ford under federal investigation over emissions certification The inquiry is looking at issues “relating to road load estimations,” including analytical modeling and resistance testing, the company said in a regulatory filing....
14:49, 04/28/2019

Federal US officials question JetSmarter customers JetSmarter customers are now being questioned by the FBI and officials from the U.S. Attorney's office. This follows a CNBC investigation that found JetSmarter's financial losses and concerns about security and drugs on the company's f...
20:39, 04/28/2019

Federal judge strikes down Kentucky abortion law A U.S. district judge struck down a one-year-old Kentucky law that restricted a type of abortion usually performed after the 14th week of pregnancy, ruling it violates a woman's constitutional rights....
22:00, 05/11/2019

Self-described ‘El Chapo of Opioids’ faces federal charges NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey doctor who authorities say referred to himself as the “El Chapo of Opioids” is facing federal charges. Robert Delagente (Dela-GENT-ay) was scheduled in court Monday. The Oakland-based Delagente is charged ...
21:52, 05/13/2019

Paul Winfree Under Consideration for Federal Reserve President Trump’s next nominee to the Federal Reserve board may be one of his former domestic policy aides—Paul Winfree—who now oversees economic policy studies at the conservative Heritage Foundation....
23:13, 05/03/2019

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

Love-spell extortionist gets 2 years in US federal prison An Argentinian man who ran an international extortion scheme that victimized lovelorn believers in witchcraft has been sentenced in California to two years in prison....
06:39, 05/07/2019

KCR's Federal Front Pitch Gets New Direction From MK Stalin: Sources Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao's efforts to rope in DMK chief MK Stalin for a non-Congress, non-BJP Federal Front, did not go off the way he expected today....
21:13, 05/13/2019

Federal Reserve may consider interest rate adjustment, experts say The Federal Reserve begins its two-day policy meeting Tuesday, at the end of which no major rate action is expected -- but some experts think one figure could be adjusted....
14:52, 04/30/2019

Jack de Belin loses federal court bid to be reinstated by NRL St George Illawarra star will remain ruled out indefinitely while he answers aggravated sexual assault chargeSt George Illawarra star Jack de Belin has lost his bid in the federal court to be reinstated by the NRL.Justice Melissa Perry ruled on Frida...
10:52, 05/17/2019

Upcoming federal election debates need to be more ‘civil’, commission says Televised leaders' debates during the coming federal election campaign ought to be more accessible, more civil and more educational for voters trying to make an informed choice....
16:00, 05/03/2019

Advocating for federal research funding on Capitol Hill In late March, 29 MIT graduate students, postdocs, and undergraduates traveled to Washington to speak with members of Congress about the need for continued federal investment of science and technology R&D in fiscal year 2020 and beyond. The delegati...
14:53, 04/28/2019

Federal judge orders FDA to begin review of e-cigarettes A federal judge is siding with public health groups suing the Food and Drug Administration to begin reviewing thousands of e-cigarettes on the U.S. market....
13:26, 05/16/2019

Federal judges declare Ohio congressional map unconstitutional The decision, similar to rulings in other states, comes as the Supreme Court considers whether courts even have a role to play in gerrymandering cases....
05:00, 05/04/2019

ICE to train Florida officers to serve federal warrants LARGO, Fla. (AP) — The country’s immigration enforcement agency has announced a new partnership in Florida to allow some sheriff’s deputies to serve warrants on behalf of the federal government. Immigration and Customs Enforcement said in...
01:00, 05/07/2019

Federal Reserve must learn to leave the stock market alone President Trump was elected as a Washington outsider and a political and economic disruptor — someone to fight for the people, not his own political donors or Washington lifers. However, when it comes to appointing a member to the Federal Reserve, co...
08:39, 05/05/2019

Projects In Appalachian Counties Sought For Federal Funds FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Division of Abandoned Mine Lands is looking for projects for federal grant money to create jobs and attract industry. The Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet said in a news release that up to $25 million is avai...
15:00, 05/06/2019

Stephen Moore withdraws from consideration for Federal Reserve post President Trump announced that Stephen Moore, his pick for the Federal Reserve Board, removed his name from the nomination process about an hour after Moore said he was “all in” despite growing criticism over his selection. “Steve M...
20:52, 05/02/2019

Alice Rivlin, Authority on Federal Budget, Former Fed Official, Dies Alice Rivlin, the first director of the Congressional Budget Office and a leading authority for decades in Washington budget and policy circles, died Tuesday. She was 88....
07:13, 05/15/2019

The Latest: Rapper Kodak Black facing federal gun charge SUNNY ISLES BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on a series of arrests connected to a South Florida hip-hop festival (all times local): 3:45 p.m. Rapper Kodak Black has made his initial appearance on a gun charge in Miami federal court. The 21-year-old, wh...
21:52, 05/13/2019

Facebook reportedly invites federal oversight of its privacy practices During Facebook's F8 keynote this week, the company repeatedly hammered one idea: the future is private. While its privacy-focus might be flawed, it looks like Facebook is putting its money where its mouth is. According to The Washington Post, t...
00:13, 05/04/2019

Trump continues to flip Manhattan federal courts conservative President Trump may get the chance to turn the federal courts in Manhattan conservative. Last week, he added two more judges to the 13-judge US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit — making the balance seven liberals to six conservatives. Soon, he...
07:00, 05/13/2019

Federal judges strike down Ohio's gerrymandered congressional maps A three-judge federal panel ruled on Friday that Ohio's congressional district map is unconstitutional and called for a new map by the 2020 election....
05:26, 05/04/2019

Beto O’Rourke says Cory Booker's federal gun-license plan may go ‘too far’ They’re both highlighting their ideas to curb gun violence as they run for the Democratic presidential nomination. But Beto O’Rourke says that Sen. Cory Booker’s new proposal to mandate the federal licensing of all gun owners goes too far....
14:13, 05/10/2019

Federal Court approves NetComm acquisition vote in June The NetComm acquisition vote by shareholders will take place next month after receiving the green light from the Federal Court, and following an independent assessment recommending it take place....
16:39, 05/03/2019

Rapper Kodak Black due in court on federal weapons charges MIAMI (AP) — Rapper Kodak Black is due in Miami federal court on weapons charges that prevented him from performing last weekend at the Rolling Loud hip-hop festival, around which several violent incidents occurred. Court records show the 21-year-old...
08:52, 05/15/2019

Walgreens to Raise Minimum Age to Purchase Tobacco After Federal Criticism Walgreens has decided to raise its minimum age for tobacco sales several weeks after a top federal official chastised the drugstore chain for violating laws restricting access to cigarettes and other tobacco products. Deerfield, Illinois-based Walgre...
16:52, 04/28/2019

Federal deficit to rise to $900 billion for 2019, highest since 2012: CBO The Congressional Budget Office projected Thursday that the federal deficit would reach $896 billion for fiscal 2019, up $117 billion from the year before....
07:13, 05/03/2019

Want to know how the federal government grants disability benefits? It'll cost you. The USA TODAY NETWORK is seeking records that show how decisions are made for millions of Americans applying for Social Security disability benefits.        ...
06:13, 05/03/2019

Crowds protest cuts in federal funding for Brazil schools Tens of thousands have joined in demonstrations across Brazil to protest big cuts in federal funding for public education, the first nationwide rallies organized against far-right President Jair Bolsonaro since he took office Jan. 1...
02:00, 05/16/2019

Baltimore mayor resigns following federal raids over book scandal Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh, whose home and offices were raided by federal law enforcement last week amid questions over her financial dealings, abruptly resigned on Thursday....
01:13, 05/03/2019

Federal prison guard indicted for beating inmate in Texas A former federal prison guard is facing criminal charges for allegedly beating an inmate at an East Texas facility and then falsifying a report about it....
00:00, 05/03/2019

Federal Reserve snubs Trump by refusing to cut interest rates US rates held at 2.25% to 2.5%President had called for ‘one point’ cutThe US Federal Reserve snubbed Donald Trump’s call for a cut in interest rates on Wednesday as the central bank noted economic activity was still rising at “a solid rate”.After a t...
01:26, 05/02/2019

U.S. federal agents arrest protesters occupying Venezuelan Embassy U.S. law enforcement officers raided the Venezuelan Embassy on Thursday to oust a small group protesting U.S. policy toward the oil-rich country, paving the way for the diplomatic compound to be handed to the U.S. envoy of opposition leader Juan Guai...
20:26, 05/16/2019

Federal judges find retirement offers easy way out of probes WASHINGTON (AP) — The fastest way for federal judges facing investigation by their peers to make the inquiry go away is to utter two words: “I quit.” That’s how appellate judges Maryanne Trump Barry and Alex Kozinski ended investiga...
07:39, 05/10/2019

To KCR's Federal Front Moves, Chandrababu Naidu's Unfazed Reaction Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu -- who took on the role of the facilitator for a united opposition to challenge the BJP in the national election -- is unfazed about the plans of his......
03:26, 05/08/2019

Brazil federal prosecutors open probe into Rio army killing Brazilian federal prosecutors have opened a probe into a botched army operation in Rio de Janeiro that killed two innocent civilians, arguing that a decision to have military prosecutors investigate the case violated the constitution....
21:26, 05/08/2019

Most habitat clearing concentrated in just 12 federal electorates, study finds Scientists say the greatest loss of threatened species habitat has been in the agriculture minister’s electorateMost clearing of Australian habitat relied on by threatened species is concentrated in just 12 federal electorates, nine of which are held...
23:52, 05/07/2019

PM Disrespects Federal Structure, Says Trinamool On Cyclone Fani Call The Trinamool Congress has criticised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for not calling Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to inquire about the ground situation after Cyclone Fani hit the state on Saturday,......
05:00, 05/05/2019

Michael Cohen begins 3-year federal prison term President Donald Trump's former personal attorney Michael Cohen spoke briefly to reporters before he was taken to federal prison Monday morning on campaign finance violations, tax evasion and other charges....
23:26, 05/06/2019

Michael Cohen reports to federal prison to serve sentence With more than two hours to spare, Michael Cohen arrived Monday at a federal penitentiary in upstate Otisville to begin serving his three-year prison sentence. President Trump’s former lawyer and “fixer” left his Manhattan residence about 10 a.m. for...
19:39, 05/06/2019

Federal judge throws out ex-Penn State president’s conviction A federal judge on Tuesday threw out the child endangerment conviction of former Penn State University president Graham Spanier, one day before he was to enter a county jail to begin serving his sentence....
12:52, 05/01/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: impact of bad working conditions, Syria and Libya humanitarian news, human rights in Bahrain, families reunified in South Sudan Thursday’s top news includes: A new report on the dangerous impact of stressful working conditions; the need to decongest Al Hol camp in Syria; a US$2 million allocation from the UN’s emergency fund to ramp up the humanitarian response in Libya; huma...
14:47, 04/28/2019

Japan Sentencing In Drug Case "Won't Impact" Ness Wadia, Says Wadia Group Industrialist Ness Wadia's sentencing by a Japanese court for possessing drugs will not affect him "in the discharge of any of his responsibilities", the Wadia Group said in a statement today....
10:52, 04/30/2019

A Samsung smartphone reportedly burned. The company blames 'external impact' A South Korean owner of a Samsung Galaxy S10 5G smartphone claims his device burned. The tech giant said it was caused by 'external impact.'        ...
18:26, 05/01/2019

Confirmed: Federal Judge Claudio Bonadio diagnosed with brain tumour Perfil.com reports Claudio Bonadio, the federal judge leading the 'cuadernos' graft notebooks investigation probing alleged corruption under Kirchner governments, has been diagnosed with a brain tumour....
19:26, 05/03/2019

Federal Front Push? KCR to Meet Pinarayi Vijayan, Stalin, HD Kumaraswamy With only two more rounds to go in the mammoth, seven-phase elections, political activity for a Federal Front is gathering steam. Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao, who floated the idea of......
12:00, 05/06/2019

Federal probe launched into fatal collision of Alaska tourist planes Federal investigators are due in Alaska on Tuesday to try to find out why two sightseeing planes collided in mid-air over open water during daylight hours, killing at least four tourists....
13:13, 05/14/2019

Federal government contributes $100K to floodplain mapping in Kawartha Lakes Two projects will contribute to updating and establishing floodplain mapping in the Fenelon Falls South and McLaren’s Creek areas just north of Lindsay....
17:13, 05/15/2019

New Mexico opens state migrant shelter, criticizes federal inaction New Mexico's state fairgrounds will begin to house dozens of migrant families to take pressure off border cities facing a surge in asylum seekers with no help from the federal government, Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham said on Tuesday....
12:52, 05/01/2019

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

US futures are higher as traders await Federal Reserve meeting outcome U.S. stock index futures were pointing to a higher open Wednesday morning, as market participants prepared for another day of corporate earnings and waited to hear from the Federal Reserve....
13:00, 05/01/2019

Stephen Moore: Trump's Federal Reserve pick withdraws nomination President said on Twitter Moore ‘decided to withdraw’ just hours after Moore insisted he was ‘all in’Follow the latest US politics news liveStephen Moore, the conservative economics commentator, will no longer be nominated to the Federal Reserve by D...
22:52, 05/02/2019

Trump executive order spurs call for opinions on federal AI standards The Department of Commerce wants the artifical intelligence community's opinion to help form technical AI standards for the federal government.Read More...
14:26, 05/02/2019

New rules for federal employees outline time-off policy for religious observances The rules, which take effect in late May, attempt to strike a balance between employees’ religious rights and agencies’ interests in getting the work done....
13:52, 05/01/2019

Federal court to hear challenge to Donald Trump's emergency declaration A California federal judge will hear Friday the first of several court challenges to President Donald Trump's effort to fund a border wall by declaring a national emergency....
16:52, 05/17/2019

Your Money Adviser: Interest Rates on New Federal Student Loans Will Dip Slightly The rates, which will take effect on July 1, won’t make a big difference in monthly payments. But given the cost of college, one expert says, “this is a bit of good news.”...
17:39, 05/17/2019

Senator Warren calls for federal laws protecting abortion access U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren on Friday called for overhauling federal law to ensure that women continue to have access to abortion amid efforts in states like Alabama and Ohio to enact bans on the procedure....
00:26, 05/18/2019

Federal court grants oil refiners a victory in ethanol waiver battle A federal appeals court granted oil refiners a victory Friday by denying a renewable fuel group's attempt to block the Environmental Protection Agency from exempting oil companies from blending ethanol in gasoline....
14:39, 05/18/2019

Federal judge hears request in Kentucky teacher sickout case LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A federal judge says he’ll decide soon on a request for a temporary restraining order in a case involving Kentucky teachers who protested at the Capitol during sickouts this year. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports that U...
05:00, 05/08/2019

Federal prisons to install systems to prevent drone contraband deliveries Canada's prison service has earmarked $6 million for electronic systems to prevent tiny drones from dropping illegal drugs, cellphones or other contraband into the yards of its institutions....
23:52, 05/08/2019

U.S. to hike tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports - Federal Register The United States will raise tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports to 25 percent from 10 percent effective on Friday, according to a notice posted to the Federal Register on Wednesday....
16:26, 05/08/2019

Trump accuses John Kerry of violating federal law with Iran dealings WASHINGTON — President Trump accused former Secretary of State John Kerry of violating federal law by siding with Iran over US interests — and said he should be prosecuted for it. “You know, John Kerry speaks to them a lot. John Kerry tells them not ...
23:13, 05/09/2019

Okay, so Michael Cohen, The Situation, and the Fyre Fest guy all walk into the same federal prison… Earlier this afternoon, the U.S. Bureau of Prisons announced where Michael Cohen—the former Donald Trump “fixer” who briefly became the collective darling of the American people with his heartwarming, only moderately self-serving testimony in front o...
06:00, 05/04/2019

Federal officials foil Los Angeles terror plot involving veteran Federal officials arrested a U.S. Army veteran suspected of planning to detonate multiple improvised explosive devices throughout Southern California, law enforcement sources said Monday....
01:00, 04/30/2019

Push for referendum on federal takeover of Murray-Darling river system Centre Alliance says water resources ‘must be managed in the national interest’The Centre Alliance, which could hold or share the balance of power in the Senate after the election, has announced it will push for a referendum to give the commonwealth ...
04:52, 05/06/2019

Smithfield Market traders say impact on business will be 'profound' if move to Barking goes ahead Traders at the historic Smithfield Market believe there will be a "profound impact" on their businesses if plans to move the site to east London go ahead....
15:52, 05/04/2019

Exxon Mobil teams up with federal labs in $100M low-emission technology deal Exxon Mobil, the biggest private oil company in the world, announced Wednesday one of the largest deals with the Trump administration meant to make low-emission technology a commercial reality in the next decade....
20:39, 05/08/2019

Republicans Quietly Relieved After Stephen Moore Withdraws From Federal Reserve Nomination Senate Republicans are breathing a sigh of relief after President Donald Trump’s controversial pick for the Federal Reserve decided to bow out in the face of persistent controversy over his past remarks. The decision spared them from having to ...
04:52, 05/03/2019

California synagogue shooting suspect charged with 109 counts of federal hate crimes A California man accused of killing one person and injuring three others in a shooting at the Chabad of Poway Synagogue last month was charged with 109 hate crimes violations, officials said Thursday....
08:52, 05/10/2019

Federal workers’ union rejects government offer, setting up possible strike vote The Public Service Alliance of Canada — the civil service's biggest union — has walked away from talks aimed at reaching new contracts affecting more than 100,000 workers....
01:39, 05/11/2019

Suspect in synagogue, John Earnest, shooting pleads not guilty in federal court A 19-year-old man accused of a shooting in a San Diego-area synagogue that killed a woman and injured three others pleaded not guilty to 109 charges in his first federal court appearance....
07:52, 05/15/2019

Gilead CEO insists federal government patent for HIV prevention pill Truvada is invalid Daniel O’Day testified before the House Oversight Committee, which called a hearing after The Post reported that the government had opted against filing a patent infringement case on the drug’s use....
06:52, 05/17/2019

For First Time, Pharmaceutical Distributor Faces Federal Criminal Charges Over Opioid Crisis The charges against the wholesaler, Rochester Drug Cooperative, and two of its former executives marked a new tactic for prosecutors in tackling the epidemic of addiction to prescription painkillers....
23:13, 04/28/2019

Federal Tories to strengthen police checks of candidates following Rick Dykstra case A lawyer was hired by the Conservatives in March 2018 to probe how Rick Dykstra was allowed to continue on as a candidate in the 2015 election after the party learned he was accused of assaulting a woman who worked for another MP....
22:13, 05/03/2019

Federal regulators rescind $929M for California high-speed rail plan The Trump administration has made good on its threat to pull nearly $1 billion in federal funding for a high-speed rail project in California, because it hasn't made significant progress....
20:52, 05/17/2019

Michael Avenatti pleads not guilty in federal wire, bank fraud case Michael Avenatti, the former attorney for porn actress Stormy Daniels, pleaded not guilty Monday federal charges that he allegedly stole millions of dollars from his clients, failed to pay taxes and lied in bankruptcy cases....
20:52, 04/29/2019

Facebook has told federal investigators it’s open to heightened oversight of its privacy practices Scrutiny of Facebook’s data-collection practices could end a wide-ranging federal probe into a series of privacy abuses that came to light last year....
17:39, 05/03/2019

Dem Rep. Garamendi: Barr contempt debate a 'fundamental fight' about federal 'power distribution' Congressman John Garamendi said Wednesday on "Outnumbered Overtime" that the debate over whether to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress for not turning over the unredacted Mueller report may lead to a "fundamental fight" over t...
08:52, 05/09/2019

Florida must provide Spanish-language ballots in 2020, federal judge orders A federal judge ordered 32 Florida counties to provide ballots in Spanish starting next year, stating that failure to do so would be a violation of the Voting Rights Act....
17:39, 05/12/2019

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

Anti-vaping victory? Federal judge orders FDA to speed up review of e-cigarettes Lack of oversight has led to an explosion in underage vaping by teens, threatening to hook a generation of Americans on nicotine, health groups say.        ...
07:52, 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

Poway synagogue got federal funds in March for security but hadn't had a chance to use the money Just a month before a shooting at the Chabad of Poway, the synagogue received federal funds to install gates and more secure doors.        ...
21:52, 05/02/2019

Voters head to polls for byelection in Nanaimo, an important indicator ahead of federal vote Voters are heading to the polls to elect a member of Parliament in the British Columbia riding of Nanaimo-Ladysmith today in what could be an indicator of the October federal election....
00:00, 05/07/2019

Rapper Kodak Black facing federal gun charge after arrest at Miami music festival Kodak Black, who was arrested Saturday before a show, was charged with making a false statement while trying to purchase a gun.        ...
19:00, 05/14/2019

San Francisco sues Trump administration over 'conscience' protections, claims it could lose nearly $1B in federal funds San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera sued the Trump administration on Thursday, accusing it of effectively sacrificing patients' health and lives by expanding "conscience" protections for patients and healthcare professionals who opposed contro...
04:39, 05/03/2019

Criminal sentencing of former JP Morgan Chase metals trader delayed as federal probe continues His sentencing has been postponed twice, suggesting he is continuing to cooperate with prosecutors in their investigation. No one else has been charged....
21:52, 05/03/2019

Federal authorities arrest dozens over alleged US immigration scam that offered fake marriages for $70,000 Federal investigators say they have arrested dozens of people in Texas Monday after busting a sham marriage scheme that charged foreigners up to $70,000 – and even provided them with a fake wedding album – to help obtain a legal immigration status in...
21:39, 05/13/2019

Lawyers for President Trump pushed the bizarre argument in federal court on Tuesday that Congress ha Lawyers for President Trump pushed the bizarre argument in federal court on Tuesday that Congress has only narrow powers to investigate presidents. Per USA Today, when the judge pushed back, Trump’s lawyers reportedly said even the Watergate probe mi...
23:13, 05/14/2019

Accused San Diego synagogue shooter to appear in court, may face state and federal death penalty The 19-year-old man accused of killing one and wounding three in a hate-inspired attack on a synagogue outside San Diego appeared in federal court Tuesday.        ...
23:13, 05/14/2019

The Federal Government has waived environmental laws in order to build barriers along the U.S. Mexico border The Federal Government has waived environmental laws in order to build barriers along the U.S. Mexico border. The department of homeland security waived dozens of laws to build or replace barriers at the border. New barriers will go up at Organ Pipe ...
07:52, 05/15/2019

Moussa Sissoko explains Tottenham 'impact' role as he predicts beating Ajax to reach Champions League Final Moussa Sissoko is disappointed his tide-turning substitution did not reap rewards for Tottenham but predicts beating Ajax to reach the Champions League final....
21:13, 05/01/2019

Provocative tweet from federal agency amid SNC-Lavalin affair ‘total coincidence,’ docs reveal "Our prosecutors must be objective, independent and dispassionate, as well as free from improper influence — including political influence," the tweet posted on March 7, 2019 read....
22:26, 05/07/2019

Mike Pence weighs in on Federal Reserve policy after Stephen Moore, Herman Cain withdraw The vice president's comments come as the White House is scrambling to fill two vacancies on the Fed's board after the withdrawal of two of nominees.        ...
16:52, 05/04/2019

Federal election 2019: Littleproud distances himself from Liberal candidate's 'Islamophobic' posts – politics live Minister grilled about Lyons candidate Jessica Whelan, who claims her Facebook page was doctored. Meanwhile, the climate policy debate heats up. Follow all the updates, live 12.26am BST Richard Di Natale was on Sky News talking about the Fisher model...
02:26, 05/02/2019

Ottawa Liberal MPP Marie-France Lalonde to seek federal seat in Orléans after Leslie retires Lalonde announced her intention to run federally Monday, saying she's giving up thoughts of seeking the leadership of the Ontario Liberals because she wants to focus on her east-Ottawa community....
22:26, 05/13/2019

Bernie Sanders, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Call for ‘Federal Limit’ on Credit Card Interest Rates (Bloomberg) — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders and Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez have accused banks of acting as “modern-day loan sharks” and called on Congress to enact a federal limit of 15% on credit-car...
22:39, 05/09/2019

Australian federal election 2019: ABC predicts Coalition win as Labor fails to make gains – politics live Australia is set to return Morrison government after Labor is hit hard in Queensland. Follow all the updates and analysis, liveLive election results as they come inWhich policies have gained support in today’s vote? The swingometer: see which elector...
14:26, 05/18/2019

Trump legal team asks federal court to block House Oversight subpoenas for financial docs, audits President Trump’s legal team on Thursday requested that a federal court block the House Oversight Committee’s demands for his financial statements, calling their requests unconstitutional....
17:52, 05/09/2019

Federal Reserve Holds Rates, Sees No Strong Case For Revising Rates Fed policymakers said ongoing economic growth, a strong labour market and an eventual rise in inflation were still "the most likely outcomes" as the US expansion nears its 10-year mark....
06:13, 05/02/2019

Federal case to proceed against Indiana cops in beating case ELKHART, Ind. (AP) — Indiana prosecutors are setting aside their case against two police officers who were caught on video repeatedly punching a handcuffed man so that a federal case against them can proceed. The Elkhart County prosecutor’s off...
18:00, 05/09/2019

'Surviving R. Kelly: The Impact' questions if Michael Avenatti will taint Kelly's trial "Surviving R. Kelly" is 2019's most talked-about TV event, sparking backlash, legal troubles and more allegations. Here's what happens next.        ...
23:13, 05/05/2019

Djokovic upset in 4th round at Miami Open Top seed Novak Djokovic was upset by Roberto Bautista Agut 1-6, 7-5, 6-3 in the fourth round of the Miami Open. The world No. 1 was looking to win his 850th match but fell short.        ...
13:39, 05/16/2019

Roger Federer still finds joy in tennis life amid record-breaking success Into the 21st year of his storied career, Roger Federer remains dedicated to playing tennis and continuing to rewrite tennis history books.        ...
13:39, 05/16/2019

Instagram is killing its dedicated Direct messaging app It looks like Instagram is killing its standalone Direct messaging app and laying it to rest very soon. Social media consultant Matt Navarra and a few reviewers on the application's Google Play page have reported getting a notification that says...
14:13, 05/16/2019

Nintendo is selling discount game vouchers to Switch Online members Nintendo is selling vouchers exclusively to Switch Online members that you can use to purchase some of the platform's most popular games at a discount. A pair of vouchers will set you back $100, and you can use each one to redeem any eligible ti...
14:13, 05/16/2019

Watch SpaceX launch a Falcon 9 loaded with internet satellites at 11 PM ET (updated) SpaceX already revealed more about how its Starlink internet-providing satellites will work, and now it has to put the first 60 in space. According to Elon Musk, this is the heaviest payload ever for SpaceX, and each launch will "deliver 1 terabit of...
14:13, 05/16/2019

Brent oil hovers around $72 on Middle East tensions Oil prices rose on Thursday for a third day running as fears of supply disruption amid heightened tensions in the Middle East overshadowed swelling U.S. crude inventories....
14:39, 05/16/2019

Top rookies, storylines and the best (and worst) of the first quarter of season Atlanta righty Mike Soroka might be at the head of a very talented class of first-year players as we look at what has gone well and what hasn't this season....
14:52, 05/16/2019

Stop the nitpicking! This season of Game of Thrones is miraculous Seeing the fury around The Bells baffles me. Are we watching the same show? As King’s Landing burned, and characters whose lives we’ve been following since season one either fled the carnage or became permanent fixtures in it, the only hotter takes t...
15:00, 05/16/2019

Bob Hawke: tributes flow after death of former Australian PM – rolling coverage Political leaders, former colleagues and friends all pay tribute to Australia’s longest serving Labor prime minister who has died at home in Sydney News: Bob Hawke, former Australian prime minister, dies age 89Bob Hawke, the typical Australian who en...
15:00, 05/16/2019

Pakistan upholds death for 3, acquits 2 in couple's killing A Pakistani court has upheld death sentences for three Muslims but acquitted two others in the 2014 mob killing of a Christian couple accused of blasphemy in the eastern city of Lahore....
15:00, 05/16/2019

Cyprus reclaims stolen reliquary case with saints' remains Cyprus' Antiquities Department says a reliquary case containing the partial remains of nine Orthodox Christian saints that was stolen from a church in the ethnically split island's breakaway north has been returned to Church authorities....
15:00, 05/16/2019

Chinese billionaire Jack Ma: 'I worry about Europe' and its obsession with tech regulation Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma says he's worried about Europe because it's tightening regulations that restrict companies' ability to innovate....
15:00, 05/16/2019

Injured Kane picked by England for Nations League finals LONDON (AP) — Harry Kane has been selected by England for the inaugural Nations League finals next month even though he has yet to return to action for Tottenham after an ankle injury. The striker was included in a 27-man squad for the tournament in ...
15:13, 05/16/2019

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

Officials in US, Europe charge 10 in malware attacks WASHINGTON (AP) — Officials from the United States and Europe are announcing criminal charges against 10 people in connection with malicious software attacks that infected tens of thousands of computers and caused more than $100 million in losses. Of...
15:13, 05/16/2019

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

How to watch Nintendo’s ‘Super Mario Maker 2’ Direct live stream The Switch is primed for a big holiday season with Animal Crossing, Pokemon Sword and Shield, and The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening remake, but yet another major release is right around the corner. Nintendo announced Super Mario Maker 2 dur...
15:13, 05/16/2019

WhatsApp 'Will Never Be Secure', Says Russian Rival Telegram The Russian founder of popular messaging app Telegram has warned that WhatsApp, the world's top messaging app, will continue to be open to surveillance...
15:13, 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

Russian watchdog to fine Samsung over smartphone pricing: RIA Russia's anti-monopoly watchdog plans to fine South Korean electronic giant Samsung over the pricing of its smartphones, RIA news agency cited the watchdog as saying on Thursday....
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

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

MLB roundup: 7 Rays pitchers shut out Marlins 1-0 Anthony Bemboom, a 29-year-old rookie catcher, recorded his first major league hit and RBI on the same play, leading the Tampa Bay Rays to a 1-0 win over the host Miami Marlins on Wednesday night....
16:26, 05/16/2019

Record man Ehrlacher ready to fight hard in WTCR "Yann Ehrlacher is preparing to fight hard in order to reproduce the kind of form that made him a Zandvoort winner when the WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup visited for the first time in 2018."...
16:39, 05/16/2019

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

May Mobility self-driving shuttle pulled over on debut Rhode Island drive A Providence police officer, unfamiliar with the odd-looking vehicle, pulled over a self-driving shuttle early Wednesday on its first day carrying passengers....
16:52, 05/16/2019

Five U.S. states sue Purdue Pharma over opioids Five U.S. states have filed lawsuits accusing Purdue Pharma LP and its former president Richard Sackler of misconduct in the marketing and sale of opioids, contributing to a nationwide epidemic, Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul said on Thursday....
17:00, 05/16/2019

Bed Bugs Have Been Creeping Around and Sucking Blood Since the Age of Dinosaurs While bed bugs have been tormenting humanity for millennia, it’s long been assumed their evolutionary journey as parasites first began tens of millions of years ago, when they fed on bats. But an international team of scientists has found evidence su...
17:13, 05/16/2019

Sega adds rare 'Mega Man' and more to Genesis Mini lineup When the SEGA Genesis Mini arrives in September, it's set to come with 40 games. We already knew 20 of the titles, and today, SEGA revealed another 10....
17:13, 05/16/2019

The real US defense budget is even bigger than you think — here's a dollar-by-dollar tour of the national security state Reuters The Trump administration's most recent budget includes $750 billion for the Pentagon. That near-record sum is only part of the US national-security spending, the total of which is much higher, according to William D. Hartung and Mandy Smithb...
17:13, 05/16/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam FX softer, Brazil's real & Bovespa weaken on growth fears Latin American currencies softened on Thursday against a dollar that was strengthened by trade war fears, while a Latin American stocks benchmark fell as losses in index heavyweight Brazil overcame gains on other countries' exchanges. Traders thi...
17:26, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 3-EU fines Barclays, Citi, JP Morgan, MUFG and RBS $1.2 bln for FX rigging Barclays, Citigroup, JP Morgan, MUFG and Royal Bank of Scotland were fined a combined 1.07 billion euros ($1.2 billion) by the European Union on Thursday for rigging the multi-trillion dollar foreign exchange market....
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

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

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

'Bachelorette' Hannah Brown defends franchise on 'Live' after Kelly Ripa called it 'gross' "Bachelorette" Hannah Brown was a guest on "Live" days after Kelly Ripa slammed the reality dating competition as a "gross, gross show."        ...
18:00, 05/16/2019

Nike's 'inclusive' image at risk if it fails women athletes, brand experts say Olympic athlete Alysia Montano said when she told then sponsor Nike she wanted to have a baby during her career, the sports giant told her it would pause her contract and stop paying her. Experts say Nike's inclusive image could be at risk...
18:00, 05/16/2019

Missouri Senate joins GOP anti-abortion wave with 8-week ban Missouri’s Republican-led Senate has passed a wide-ranging bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy, acting only hours after Alabama’s governor signed a near-total abortion ban into law....
18:13, 05/16/2019

Authorities find radioactive chemicals at Ohio middle school An Ohio middle school will shut down indefinitely after authorities discovered it was potentially contaminated with cancer-causing radioactive materials, officials said. Scioto Valley Local District officials announced Monday that Zahn’s Corner...
18:13, 05/16/2019

Kate Moss lookalike fools everyone She’s no Kate Moss, but 38-year-old Denise Ohnona is the next best thing. After regularly being told she looked like the supermodel, this mother of two decided to hit the gym and embrace her doppelgänger status. Ohnona is regularly stopped on the str...
18:13, 05/16/2019

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

"Won't Beg Before You": Mamata Banerjee Rejects PM's Vidyasagar Statue The massive political row over vandalising a statue of Bengal icon Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar continued today with Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee rejecting Prime Minister Narendra Modi's offer......
18:26, 05/16/2019

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

Wall St. Gains on Earnings Boost, Strong Economic Data U.S. stock indexes rose 1 percent on Monday and were on pace to extend a two-day winning streak, lifted by better-than-expected earnings from Cisco and Walmart, and robust economic data that underscored the strength of the domestic economy....
18:26, 05/16/2019

Some Things Presidential Candidates Could Do Instead of Running for President New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is running for president, joining 22 other people who are running as Democrats. The majority of those people are white men. There are seven senators, three governors, and two Johns....
18:39, 05/16/2019

What is the Huawei UK security threat? What has 5G got to do with it? In a tech world previously dominated by Apple and Samsung, few would have guessed that Huawei would go on to become the largest telecommunications equipment vendor in the world....
18:39, 05/16/2019

Chris Rock set to reboot Saw franchise with 'twisted' new film The comedian is teaming up with Lionsgate to take the gory horror series to a ‘really intense’ new placeChris Rock is set to reboot the $1bn Saw franchise with “a really intense and twisted” new film.The comedian approached studio Lionsgate with a ne...
18:52, 05/16/2019

Italy's Matteo Salvini investigated over use of police aircraft Newspaper claims deputy PM used state-funded transport to get him to League ralliesAn Italian prosecutor has opened an investigation into whether the interior minister, Matteo Salvini, has squandered public money by travelling around the country in p...
18:52, 05/16/2019

Smartphone app could help diagnose kids’ ear infections Ear infections are one of the most common reasons for pediatrician visits but parents may soon be able to check their kids' ears at home by simply using a phone app....
19:13, 05/16/2019

|MTNNigerianeededjust16minutestoreversemarketfortunes After a lengthy ceremony of speeches, congratulations and rounds of applause delayed the start of trading for more than half an hour, it looked as though MTN Nigeria Communications may not trade at all with the market due to close for the day at 14:3...
19:13, 05/16/2019

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

Huawei vows to challenge U.S. export sanction which it says will harm U.S. Huawei Technologies said on Thursday it will challenge a decision by the U.S. Commerce Department to add the Chinese company and 70 affiliates to a export blacklist, warning the decision "will do significant economic harm to the American companies wi...
19:26, 05/16/2019

CORRECTED-Facebook says removes 265 "fake accounts" linked to Israel Facebook said on Thursday it had removed 265 Facebook and Instagram accounts, pages, groups and events linked to Israel due to what it called "inauthentic behaviour" targeting users in Southeast Asia, Latin America and Africa....
19:26, 05/16/2019

WRAPUP 2-U.S. housing starts beat expectations; supply constraints remain U.S. housing starts increased more than expected in April and activity in the prior month was stronger than initially thought, suggesting declining mortgage rates were providing some support to the struggling housing market....
19:26, 05/16/2019

Trump's latest tough trade action could hit already struggling chip stocks Chip stocks have been struggling of late as trade tensions between China and the U.S. increase. The Trump administration's latest move on that front could add pressure to the chipmakers....
19:39, 05/16/2019

Cramer: US firms are getting hurt by tariffs because 'they didn't think Trump had the resolve' Some American companies "let themselves get hurt" by tariffs because they assumed Trump wouldn't follow through on his China trade threats, CNBC's Jim Cramer says....
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

3 tips to protect your investments, whether you manage your money or hire an adviser Whether you choose to manage your investments or hire an adviser, here are three tips to ensure your 401(k) generates maximum returns.        ...
19:52, 05/16/2019

U.S. House Democrats read Mueller report aloud in Capitol hearing room Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday began a marathon reading of the redacted version of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's 448-page assessment of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election....
20:00, 05/16/2019

Climate change protesters block Madison Avenue with fake oil rig A horde of climate change advocates blocked traffic on Madison Avenue in Midtown Thursday morning by setting up a mock, 24-foot oil rig, with a protester clad in mountain climbing gear perched on top. “It’s supposed to represent an oil derrick,” Moni...
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

Who’s ready for a new Archie Bunker, live on your TV? Woody Harrelson is stepping into the iconic role of Archie Bunker as part of a 90-minute ABC special celebrating writer, director and producer Norman Lear...
20:13, 05/16/2019

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

Open up U.S. market, EU says in riposte to Pentagon threat U.S. fears about losing European defense contracts are unfounded, Brussels told Washington on Thursday after the Pentagon demanded the European Union curtail a new military pact that it sees as a potential threat to NATO....
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

Farm loans and ports on Indian opposition's post-election agenda A loan waiver program for farmers and privatization of air and sea ports will be among the post-election priorities if India's opposition parties pull off an unexpected victory in the national vote, a regional party leader told Reuters....
20:26, 05/16/2019

U.S. President Trump took out new 30-year mortgage in 2018 worth over $5 million U.S. President Donald Trump obtained a new 30-year mortgage in 2018 for a property he owned in West Palm Beach, Florida, according to new financial disclosures made public on Thursday by the Office of Government Ethics....
20:39, 05/16/2019

Maduro, Guaido envoys meet in Norway to work out Venezuela conflict The Venezuelan opposition has said President Nicolas Maduro used past negotiations to play for time and was not sincere about making concessions.        ...
20:39, 05/16/2019

Nature conservation projects marred by human rights violations Arrests, torture, murder: Is there a link between environmental protection organization WWF and brutal action taken by park rangers in Africa against civilians? Payments by Germany and the EU are also being scrutinized....
20:39, 05/16/2019

Naked German 'unicorn' politician creates stir at flower show A local politician appearing body-painted but half-naked as a unicorn proved a hit at a gardening exhibition in southwestern Germany. But not everyone was amused....
20:39, 05/16/2019

How much damage are Trump’s tariffs doing to the Chinese economy? Chinese exports to the US have been subject to the Trump tariffs since last July. According to the US President, this is wrecking the Chinese economy but does the Asian power ultimately have more stomach for this fight?...
20:39, 05/16/2019

Angela Merkel: We need to fight for Europe Populism, Russian election-meddling, Chinese economic power: the list of challenges facing the EU is long, says the German chancellor. In a wide-ranging interview, she set out what Europe needs to do to survive....
20:39, 05/16/2019

China Formally Arrests Detained Canadians on Spying Charges The country said it formally arrested Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor five months after the pair were first detained, advancing a case seen as retribution for Canada’s arrest of a senior Huawei executive....
20:52, 05/16/2019

Retail chiefs dismiss AI job threat, promise more training Executives from major global retailers played down the threat to employment in stores from artificial intelligence and automation on Thursday and pledged more training to help staff adopt more high-value tasks as machines take over their work....
21:00, 05/16/2019

Facebook says removes 265 'fake accounts' linked to Israel Facebook said on Thursday it had removed 265 Facebook and Instagram accounts, pages, groups and events linked to Israel due to what it called "inauthentic behavior" targeting users in Southeast Asia, Latin America and Africa....
21:00, 05/16/2019

Scheer says Canada needs coast-to-coast corridor for pipeline construction In a speech laying out his economic vision, the opposition leader says having one dedicated route would make it easier to approve major new energy projects....
21:13, 05/16/2019

Incoming acting Air Force secretary was a thrilling airshow demonstration pilot The Pentagon announced Wednesday that retiring Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson will be replaced June 1 by an acting secretary, Matthew Donovan. Before Donovan, the service's under secretary, was navigating Washington bureaucracy, he thrilled audie...
21:26, 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

Koepka off to record-setting start at PGA Championship Koepka leaves Woods and everyone else in his wake at PGA Championship with record round of 63 at Bethpage Black        ...
21:26, 05/16/2019

Mets' McNeil leaves in 3rd inning with abdominal tightness Mets outfielder Jeff McNeil left Thursday's game against the Washington Nationals in the third inning due to abdominal tightness        ...
21:26, 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

Rhode Island cop pulls over self-driving vehicle PROVIDENCE — A self-driving shuttle got pulled over by police on its first day carrying passengers on a new Rhode Island route. Providence Police Chief Hugh Clements said an officer pulled over the odd-looking autonomous vehicle because he had never ...
22:00, 05/16/2019

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

Ah, the Taco Bell hotel: a dystopian resort destination Next month, reservations will open for The Bell: A Taco Bell Hotel & Resort in Palm Springs. The destination, which a press release describes as a “Tacoasis resort,” will run for a limited time, as the restaurant transforms an existing hotel into...
22:13, 05/16/2019

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

The Latest: Venezuela’s Guaidó confirms Norway peace effort CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Latest on the crisis in Venezuela (all times local): 1:35 p.m. Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó is confirming efforts in Norway to mediate between the opposition and the government of President Nicolás Maduro. Gu...
22:26, 05/16/2019

Tony Award-winning ‘Hamilton’ ending Chicago run in January CHICAGO (AP) — The musical “Hamilton” will end its more than three-year run in Chicago in January. Producers made the announcement Thursday, saying the production playing at downtown Chicago’s CIBC Theatre would close Jan. 5, 2020. ...
22:26, 05/16/2019

The Latest: Subject of Wisconsin medical call among dead APPLETON, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on the firefighter killed, three others injured in Wisconsin transit center shooting (all times local): 2:40 p.m. Police in Wisconsin say the man who was the subject of a medical emergency call that led to the death o...
22:26, 05/16/2019

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

Appeals court to decide on transgender inmate’s surgery BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Attorneys for Idaho prison officials say a transgender inmate who is suing for access to gender confirmation surgery is too mentally unstable to receive the irreversible medical procedure. Attorney Brady Hall told a three-judge pa...
22:26, 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

Saved from obsolescence, Microsoft is now making Paint better Enlarge / A picture apparently constructed in Paint using the keyboard exclusively. (credit: Microsoft) The news for mspaint.exe aficionados is just getting better and better. Microsoft's original plan was to deprecate Paint and end its development...
22:52, 05/16/2019

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

Employers Could Lose Thousands of Workers as the Government Examines Work Documents The Social Security Administration has mailed “no-match letters” to more than 570,000 employers since March, sending shock waves through industries that rely on undocumented workers....
22:52, 05/16/2019

Why is AI reporting so bad? Headlines are filled with disembodied, etherial AIs that miraculously figure stuff out like babies. Reporters are partly to blame for the bad quality of AI coverage, but so are the companies that refuse to talk in concrete terms about what they're ac...
22:52, 05/16/2019

Rangers’ draft target Kaapo Kakko scores another ridiculous goal at IIHF Worlds When it comes to the 2019 NHL Draft, there’s really only one certainty as to what will happen on June 21 in Vancouver: the top two picks will be Jack Hughes and Kaapo Kakko. While it is expected the New Jersey Devils take Hughes at No. 1, leavi...
23:00, 05/16/2019

Nick Kyrgios tosses chair, storms off in total Italian Open meltdown ROME — Nick Kyrgios walked off the court in a fit of rage after throwing a chair onto the red clay at the Italian Open and was defaulted Thursday from his second-round match. First, Kyrgios kicked a water bottle in his match against Norwegian qualifi...
23:00, 05/16/2019

Watch: Baseball field invader briefly evades Braves security before taking huge hit A clothed man streaked around the field during an Atlanta Braves and St. Louis Cardinals game, managing to evade security, before taking a huge hit and being kicked out of SunTrust Field in Atlanta....
23:00, 05/16/2019

Bob Hawke, Who Led Australia Into a New Era as Prime Minister, Dies at 89 A highly popular prime minister from 1983 to 1991, he was an ally of Presidents Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush and revolutionized the Australian economy....
23:00, 05/16/2019

SpaceX Starlink launch reset for Thursday night SpaceX will try to launch its first 60 Starlink satellites from Florida again Thursday night, with weather favorable but still presenting a risk of strong upper-level winds that caused a postponement Wednesday night....
23:00, 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

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

Cardinals CB Peterson gets 6-game PED ban Eight-time Pro Bowl CB Patrick Peterson of the Cardinals won't appeal a six-game suspension for violating the NFL's PED policy, a source told ESPN. He will be eligible to return Oct. 20....
23:26, 05/16/2019

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

Traveling as a trans person: It's complicated Have you ever felt nervous while raising your arms above your head in the body scanner at the security checkpoint at the airport? Or felt a pang of anxiety as you took the first step out of the airport and into a new country where you don't know a so...
23:26, 05/16/2019

Racing 10,000 miles in a tiny car Mongol Rally participants race across Central Europe and Asia in cars with one-liter engines -- or on scooters or motorcycles. No set route. No assistance....
23:26, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S.-based equity funds post $12.27 bln outflows amid U.S.-China trade tensions Investors rattled by lingering trade tensions between the United States and China pulled $12.27 billion from U.S.-based equity funds in the week ended Wednesday, according to data released by Refinitiv's Lipper research service on Thursday. It wa...
23:39, 05/16/2019

Democrats read Mueller report aloud in U.S. Capitol hearing room Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday held a marathon reading of the redacted version of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's 448-page assessment of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election....
23:39, 05/16/2019

New Switch Discount Program Is Unnecessarily Complicated Rather than simply discount its digital games like every other video game platform, Nintendo is running a new Switch promotion where players can purchase special vouchers that can then be traded in for new games, turning the entire process into a con...
00:00, 05/17/2019

I.M. Pei, World-Renowned Architect, Is Dead at 102 Mr. Pei, a committed modernist, was one of the few architects equally attractive to real estate developers, corporate chieftains and art museum boards....
00:00, 05/17/2019

Alabama abortion law draws some criticism, mostly silence from national Republicans Several Republicans in the U.S. Congress are criticizing a new Alabama law that will ban nearly all abortions in the state as too extreme, saying exceptions should be made for rape and incest and questioning whether it will hold up in court....
00:00, 05/17/2019

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

|Firstall-womanteamheadsUCT’sacademicenterprise The University of Cape Town announced on Thursday that its academic enterprise programs will be led by a team of four women for the first time in academic history, as of August....
00:13, 05/17/2019

|WATCH:DriverlesselectrictruckhitsSwedishroads A driverless electric truck began daily freight deliveries on a public road in Sweden in what developer Einride and logistics customer DB Schenker described as a world first....
00:13, 05/17/2019

Trump administration pulls $929 million in funding for California high-speed rail The Federal Railroad Administration announced Thursday it terminated a nearly $929 million grant to the California High-Speed Rail Authority as part of a 2010 agreement....
00:13, 05/17/2019

James Gunn just gave us a clue about the plot of ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3’ Not only were we left with two Guardians of the Galaxy still alive after Avengers: Infinity War, but there were many other reasons to worry about the future of Marvel’s hugely popular MCU franchise following James Gunn’s firing. Many atte...
00:13, 05/17/2019

NYPD lieutenant texted ‘not a big deal’ after being told of Eric Garner’s death Text messages to a sergeant who had been present at the scene in 2014 were disclosed at disciplinary trial for officer Daniel PantaleoA senior New York city police officer involved in the arrest of Eric Garner, the African American man who died after...
00:39, 05/17/2019

You want a dark Mel Gibson comedy about rich Jewish people? You got it! Rothchild, a new film starring the ‘polarising’ star is being touted around Cannes. If you don’t get the gag, well, join the club …Let me tell you something about the god that Mel Gibson worships up there in his private $42m, 17-acre church compound ...
00:39, 05/17/2019

Why FCA’s U.S. expansion creates conflicting reactions in Canada While Canadian suppliers are expected to benefit from FCA's recently announced investments in Michigan, concerns about Brampton heightened after the automaker cut a shift in Windsor and rival GM said it would end vehicle assembly Oshawa....
00:52, 05/17/2019

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

'Brightburn' puts horror twist on Superman's origin A 12-year-old boy (Jackson A. Dunn) learns he has extraordinary abilities though harbors sinister tendencies in the superhero horror "Brightburn."        ...
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

Vincent Kompany says Manchester City’s ‘lions’ ready to savage Watford • Kompany: ‘I’m so eager to play the FA Cup final, so motivated’ • City captain promises to keep team focusing on the priorityVincent Kompany says Manchester City will resemble a pride of lions against Watford in Saturday’s FA Cup final, with the cap...
00:52, 05/17/2019

Harry Kane could face Netherlands even if he misses Champions League final • Tottenham striker has not played since 9 April because of injury• Gareth Southgate rewards Redmond for Southampton formGareth Southgate will make an exception for Harry Kane and would be prepared to start his captain in the Nations League semi-fina...
00:52, 05/17/2019

Saracens confident injured Mako Vunipola will be fit for World Cup • Loosehead prop tore his hamstring in Champions Cup final• England’s first warm-up match is against Wales on 11 AugustMako Vunipola’s season is over but the Saracens director of rugby, Mark McCall, is confident the loosehead prop will be fit for Eng...
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

Britain's cross-party Brexit talks due to end soon: BBC's Watt Brexit talks between Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives and the opposition Labour Party will soon draw to a close after the ruling party gave up on finding a compromise to break the Brexit impasse, a BBC reporter said on Thursday....
00:52, 05/17/2019

I Need a Replacement For My Honda Element and it Can't Be Boring! What Car Should I Buy? George and his wife have a ten-year-old Honda Element that they love, but it’s time to move on to something newer. They have a healthy budget for a nice AWD/4WD vehicle, but she is adamant that it can’t be the “typical crossover” or have a boring col...
01:00, 05/17/2019

The Trailer: What to make of the campaign of former senator Mike Gravel In this edition: The 24th Democratic candidate for president, the mixed welcome reception for Steve Bullock and Bill de Blasio, and the abortion wars engulfing both parties....
01:00, 05/17/2019

House Democrats start Mueller report marathon reading The reading of all 448 pages of the special counsel’s report is expected to last between 12 to 14 hours, concluding in the early hours of Friday morning.,...
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

Alabama governor invokes God in banning nearly all abortions This photograph released by the state shows Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signing a bill that virtually outlaws abortion in the state on Wednesday, May 15, 2019, in Montgomery, Ala. Republicans who support the measure hope challenges to the law will be used ...
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

Federer fights off match points to advance in Rome Third-seeded Roger Federer saved two match points in a third-set tiebreaker against Croatia's Borna Coric to advance to the quarterfinals of the Internazionali BNL d'Italia in Rome on Thursday....
01:13, 05/17/2019

Weight loss surgery in teen years may improve diabetes, blood pressure outcomes After having weight loss surgery, a group of teens with obesity lost 26 percent of the body weight -- while the adults with obesity lost 29 percent of their weight...
01:13, 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

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

Asus ZenFone 6 has a flippable camera so it doesn't need a notch The Asus ZenFone 6 is the latest flagship phone from the brand, and it's bringing a full front screen thanks to a flippable camera that avoids the necessity of a notch.Instead of having separate front and rear cameras, you can just flip the came...
02:00, 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

Democrats live reading Mueller report on Capitol Hill A group of more than 25 House Democrats are taking turns reading the entire redacted report from special counsel Robert Mueller out loud Thursday on Capitol Hill....
02:13, 05/17/2019

‘Game of Thrones’: Who still stands a chance to claim the Iron Throne And then there were some. The multiple deaths in last week’s “Game of Thrones” have leveled the playing field of those in contention for the Iron Throne to a select pool of scrappy individuals. If they didn’t suffer post-traumatic stress disorder fro...
02:39, 05/17/2019

Publishers Pull Their Games From Epic's Store During Its Big Sale Earlier today, Epic once again took a page from Steam’s book and announced a “mega sale” that includes both percentage discounts and an additional $10 off every game priced $14.99 or higher on the Epic Games Store. It seemed to be smooth sailing for ...
03:00, 05/17/2019

Division 2 Players Beat Game’s First Raid In Five Grueling Hours It took a significant chunk of the day for any of the eight-player groups streaming The Division 2’s new Operation Dark hours raid on Twitch to finally clear it. The POG clan, led by Division streamer and YouTuber Marcostyle, managed to knock off the...
03:00, 05/17/2019

These Are Our Readers' Six Favorite Day Packs For Hiking Six bags made the cut in this week’s hiking day pack Co-Op, but now, it’s time to tell most of them to take a hike. Check out the finalists below, then be sure to vote at the bottom of the post....
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

AMC orders episodic anthology series from Black Mirror and Stranger Things writer AMC already has a season-long anthology series in the form of The Terror, but now it’s getting the other kind of anthology show from writer Will Bridges (a veteran of Black Mirror and Stranger Things). According to a press release, the untitled six-e...
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

New round of claims against vendors, bondholders on tap in Puerto Rico bankruptcy Puerto Rico’s federally appointed oversight board will file another round of lawsuits against government vendors and bondholders, Luc Despins, a lawyer representing unsecured creditors in the U.S. commonwealth's bankruptcy, said on Thursday....
03:26, 05/17/2019

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

Sir Andy: Tennis star Andy Murray receives knighthood from Prince Charles Murray was dubbed by the Prince of Wales during a ceremony at Buckingham Palace, in recognition of his services to tennis and charity.        ...
03:52, 05/17/2019

Angus Taylor's Oxford rowing mate's company was main beneficiary of $80m water deal Exclusive: Energy minister went to university with the fund manager who was lead investment officer in Eastern Australia AgricultureThe main beneficiary of an $80m sale of water to the federal government was a Hong Kong-based investment fund whose fo...
03:52, 05/17/2019

Trump rips De Blasio's newly-announced 2020 bid: 'The worst mayor in the US' President Donald Trump sounded off on the newly-announced 2020 run of New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio, who confirmed on Thursday morning that he was entering the crowded Democratic field. ...
04:00, 05/17/2019

US man who hit 5 people in border car chase from Utah An American man arrested earlier this week in Mexico after running over several people with a truck in a chaotic chase to a border crossing in San Diego has been identified as a Utah man with an extensive criminal record....
04:00, 05/17/2019

Wilder rebuked by WBC for Breazeale comments Mauricio Sulaiman, the president of the WBC, said the sanctioning body will hold a hearing to address comments by heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder, who has talked about possibly killing Dominic Breazeale during Saturday's fight....
04:13, 05/17/2019

Filipino ambassador recalled over trash row The Philippines has recalled its ambassador to Canada in an escalating row after Ottawa missed a deadline and failed to reclaim garbage shipped to Manila about six years ago, the country's presidential spokesperson said....
04:13, 05/17/2019

Exclusive: Banks to invest around $50 million in digital cash settlement project - sources Several of the world's largest banks are in the process of investing around $50 million to create a digital cash system using blockchain technology to settle financial transactions, according to people familiar with the plans....
04:26, 05/17/2019

Amid Brexit turmoil, Theresa May promises June timetable for her exit as British prime minister British Prime Minister Theresa May fended off pressure Thursday from Conservative Party lawmakers demanding that she set a date for her resignation.        ...
04:26, 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

With more than 1,100 dead, Congo’s Ebola outbreak is only getting worse. Now doctors are forced to go undercover. The World Health Organization has logged 119 attacks this year against doctors and health workers who are in the country to battle the second-deadliest Ebola outbreak in history....
05:00, 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

Sony shares skyrocket after the company announces partnership with Microsoft, share buyback Shares of Japanese conglomerate Sony surged in morning trade on Friday after the company announced the previous day a share buyback of more than $1 billion....
05:00, 05/17/2019

Soccer: U.S. women thrash New Zealand 5-0 in World Cup warmup Carli Lloyd scored a brace of goals as the United States women thrashed New Zealand 5-0 in a friendly in St Louis on Thursday to extend their winning run to five games ahead of their World Cup title defense in France....
05:26, 05/17/2019

Donald Trump Wants His Border Barrier To Be Painted Black With Spikes The barrier that President Donald Trump wants to build along the Mexico border will be a steel bollard fence, not a concrete wall as he long promised, and the president is fine with that. He has a few......
05:26, 05/17/2019

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

The Latest: 12 treated after F-16 crash in California RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a military jet that crashed into a Southern California warehouse (all times local): 8:20 p.m. A fire official says a dozen people have been treated for exposure to debris after an F-16 fighter jet crashed into a...
06:26, 05/17/2019

Carli Lloyd helps US to 5-0 win over New Zealand ST. LOUIS (AP) — Carli Lloyd scored twice and Alyssa Naeher got the shutout, helping the U.S. women’s national team beat New Zealand 5-0 in a World Cup series send-off match on Thursday. Tobin Heath, Rose Lavelle and Samantha Mewis also scored ...
06:26, 05/17/2019

Alabama executes man for a quadruple murder that followed a dispute over use of a pickup truck ATMORE, Ala. (AP) — Alabama executes man for a quadruple murder that followed a dispute over use of a pickup truck....
06:26, 05/17/2019

Missouri becomes the latest US state to move to restrict abortion laws Missouri's Republican-led Senate has passed a bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy, just days after Alabama signed in the strictest abortion laws in the US....
06:39, 05/17/2019

Add ‘Surprise Billing’ to U.S. Health Care Worries A rare point of potential common ground for U.S. President Donald Trump and members of Congress from both parties has emerged on the topic of medical bills. Much of the debate over health care in America -- which unlike most rich nations doesn’t prov...
06:52, 05/17/2019

Tiger Tracker: Woods gets off to shaky start, Koepka dominates SportsPulse: It was an up and down first day for Tiger Woods at Bethpage. Golfweek's Adam Woodard breaks down what went right and what went wrong on day one.        ...
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 Sisi hosts Abu Dhabi crown prince amid Gulf tensions Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has met Abu Dhabi's powerful crown prince, Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan, the presidency says, amid rising tensions in the Gulf....
07:13, 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

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

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

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

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

Republicans, Men and Christians Aren't Trying to Ban Abortions. White People Are News outlets across the country have characterized two recent bills that effectively banned abortions in Georgia and Alabama in a number of ways. Some media outlets have painted the laws as Republican measures while others have painted it as the bypr...
09:26, 05/17/2019

METALS-Copper heads for 5th week of decline amid U.S.-China trade tension Copper prices on the London Metal Exchange are on track to fall for a fifth straight week, as deepening U.S.-China trade tensions sparked concerns about weak demand....
09:39, 05/17/2019

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

Zona baseball beats Penn St. UNIVERSITY PARK, PA – Coach Jay Johnson and the Arizona baseball team stole a victory on the road against Penn State. Here are highlights from Thursday night’s sportscast on News 4 Tucson:...
09:52, 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

3 people charged in slaying of pregnant woman Murder charges have been filed against a woman and her daughter in the death of a pregnant Chicago woman whose baby was cut from her womb. (May 16)        ...
11:13, 05/17/2019

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

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

Japan's trade negotiator: US won't impose quotas on autos Japan's trade negotiator has said Washington won't be demanding any numerical restrictions on Japanese auto exports to the U.S. Toshimitsu Motegi, the economy minister, made the comment Friday after he spoke with his U.S. counterpart, Robert Lighthiz...
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

Ex-stakes winner Saudi Poetry newest resident at Old Friends GEORGETOWN, Ky. (AP) — A thoroughbred retirement farm in Kentucky has welcomed former graded stakes winner Saudi Poetry as its newest resident. Old Friends farm says Saudi Poetry was donated by former thoroughbred trainer Jeff Morris and his long-tim...
11:39, 05/17/2019

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

Japan’s trade negotiator: US won’t impose quotas on autos TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s trade negotiator has said Washington won’t be demanding any numerical restrictions on Japanese auto exports to the U.S. Toshimitsu Motegi, the economy minister, made the comment Friday after he spoke with his U.S. cou...
11:39, 05/17/2019

Markets Create Their Own Reality Stock markets are often accused of living in an alternate reality, but to analyze the trade war with China you have to accept the truth: Stock markets make their own reality....
11:39, 05/17/2019

HNA to Sell Stake in Asset Manager C-Quadrat Chinese conglomerate HNA Group is selling its stake in Austrian asset manager C-Quadrat Investment, as HNA continues unloading assets to pay off debt....
11:39, 05/17/2019

Brexit talks between Tories and Labour collapse Corbyn tells PM talks about finding compromise on leaving EU have ‘gone as far as they can’Follow all the day’s political developments – liveLabour has pulled out of cross-party Brexit talks, with the Labour leader writing to Theresa May to say that ...
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

Why the Guardian is changing the language it uses about the environment From now, house style guide recommends terms such as ‘climate crisis’ and ‘global heating’The Guardian has updated its style guide to introduce terms that more accurately describe the environmental crises facing the world.Instead of “climate change” ...
12:26, 05/17/2019

Kremlin pledges a response to new U.S. sanctions on Russian individuals The Kremlin said on Friday it would respond in kind to a new round of U.S. sanctions on Russian nationals, saying its retaliation would be consistent with Russia's national interest....
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

UPDATE 1-Consumer bodies seek to force Alibaba portal to honour EU shoppers' rights Consumer bodies from Belgium, France, Italy, the Netherlands, Portugal and Spain on Friday urged their national consumer protection agencies to act against Alibaba's online shopping portal for allegedly setting unfair terms for EU users....
12:52, 05/17/2019

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

Mercedes USA picks China chief Speeks to replace Exler as CEO Nicholas Speeks, 60, a career-long veteran of Mercedes-Benz, takes over from Dietmar Exler, who is leaving the company for a role said to be outside the auto industry....
12:52, 05/17/2019

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

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

Fashion entrepreneur 'lucky to be alive' after leg is crushed in crash outside west London pub A fashion entrepreneur whose leg was crushed when a car ploughed into him outside a west London pub said today he is "lucky to be alive" as the woman who injured him was jailed....
13:00, 05/17/2019

Padres' Ian Kinsler Appears To Celebrate Dinger By Yelling "Fuck All You" At The Home Crowd Ian Kinsler hit a three-run dinger in the sixth inning Thursday night to put his Padres up a run, 4–3, over the visiting Pittsburgh Pirates. That’s good, dingers are cool, who among us doesn’t get pumped and jacked by a mighty dinger? Do you want to ...
13:13, 05/17/2019

Anna Jones’ aubergine recipes | The modern cook Reacquaint yourself with the charms of the oft-forsaken aubergine with lime- and pistachio-coated wedges, or in a curry tangy with tamarindAubergine doesn’t get much attention in my kitchen; my husband, John, doesn’t like it (though I think this is b...
13:13, 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

Samsung to spend more than $14 billion in second phase of China chip plant: Xinhua South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd will spend more than $14 billion in the second phase of investment in its memory chip plant in Xian, China, China's official Xinhua news agency reported on Friday citing a Samsung executive....
14:13, 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

Trump more cautious than his top advisers on Iran President Donald Trump says he hopes the U.S. is not on a path to war with Iran amid fears that his two most hawkish advisers could be angling for such a conflict with the Islamic Republic....
14:39, 05/17/2019

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

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

How tough are Apple's MacBook Pro laptops? This is a question I get asked a lot. As it turns out, I got the opportunity the other day to find out just how tough they are. And the answer is, they're pretty rugged....
15:00, 05/17/2019

Samsung phones have a clever new hidden feature you won’t find on any iPhone Samsung’s Galaxy S10e, Galaxy S10, and Galaxy S10+ are easily the company’s most exciting new flagship smartphones in years. Samsung’s devastating decline in sales last year was due in large part to the release of three of the most ...
15:13, 05/17/2019

Oil lifted to $73 by real and threatened supply cuts Oil edged higher to $73 a barrel on Friday, supported by a host of supply cuts and concern of further disruption to Middle East shipments as tensions rise, and was heading for a weekly gain....
15:13, 05/17/2019

Markelov to replace Indy 500-bound King at MP for Monaco F2 round Ex-Renault Formula 1 junior driver Artem Markelov will replace the Indy 500-bound Jordan King at MP Motorsport in a one-off return to the Formula 2 championship in Monaco...
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

Watch: 'Big Bang Theory' cast praise series finale on 'Late Show' The cast of "The Big Bang Theory" reunited on "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" to discuss the recently aired series finale of their long-running sitcom....
15:26, 05/17/2019

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

'Fox & Friends' hosts press WH spokesman on whether Insurrection Act will be used to stem border crisis The "Fox & Friends" co-hosts on Friday pressed Deputy White House Press Secretary Hogan Gidley on reports that the Trump administration plans to use the Insurrection Act to combat illegal immigration....
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

Redmi 7A May Have Just Been Spotted on Chinese Regulator's Website A new Xiaomi smartphone featuring Redmi branding has popped up in Chinese regulator TENAA's database with model numbers - M1903C3EE and M1903C3EC. It is believed to be the Redmi 7A....
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

Don’t let Trump steer Middle East off cliff, Palestinians urge EU Foreign minister says world has left peace process in hands of a reckless driverEurope must respond collectively to Donald Trump’s imminent “deal of the century” in the Middle East and not leave everything in the hands of a “reckless driver” who is p...
16:39, 05/17/2019

Democrats are finally getting wise to Republicans' antisemitism smears | Joshua Leifer The leadership’s firm response to attacks on Rashida Tlaib stand in contrast to their equivocation over Ilhan Omar. Democrats must fight back against divide and conquer tacticsAt first, it looked to be more of the same: another week, another rash of ...
16:39, 05/17/2019

Baby with spina bifida receives pioneering keyhole surgery Jaxson Sharp has spine repaired while in the womb, in first for UK surgeonsFor the first time in the UK, doctors have performed pioneering keyhole surgery to repair the spine of a baby with spina bifida while still in the womb.Surgeons from King’s Co...
16:39, 05/17/2019

'It helps people feel more confident': the rise of women-only clubs Co-working spaces such as Blooming Founders seek to break the mould for self-employed womenWhen 32-year-old Kylie Griffiths wants to unwind, she heads to the sea. The Londoner loves the city she grew up in, but she feels it can quickly become claustr...
16:39, 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

Pelosi Suggests Using ‘Impeachment as a Purpose’ to Investigate During a news conference, Speaker Nancy Pelosi said that House Democrats could use an impeachment inquiry as a way to obtain documents and testimony from Trump administration officials....
16:39, 05/17/2019

Investors shun equities, pile into bonds in past week: BAML Investors are neither extremely bullish nor bearish, according to Bank of America Merrill Lynch's gauge of market sentiment, as they weigh the impact of trade tensions between the United States and......
16:52, 05/17/2019

Blood and Truth is a PlayStation VR system seller - The perfect action hero simulator Sony London Studio invited us to play one of the most impressive VR games we've ever seen - and we can't wait to see it redefine what triple-A looks like in VR...
16:52, 05/17/2019

Cardinals' Patrick Peterson 'relieved' about news of PED suspension Arizona Cardinals star Patrick Peterson says he isn't happy about his six-game suspension for violating the NFL's performance-enhancing drug policy, but he is "relieved" that the news is out....
17:00, 05/17/2019

Ian Kinsler says profane outburst not directed at Padres fans San Diego Padres second baseman Ian Kinsler said his expletive-filled reaction after hitting a home run Thursday night was "an inside thing" with teammates, not a message directed at Padres fans....
17:00, 05/17/2019

Risk to Turkey’s Economy Deepens With New Istanbul Election President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s government is spending billions to prop up the currency amid new economic turmoil. The question is how long it can last....
17:26, 05/17/2019

Greek far-left killer in intensive care after hunger strike Greek authorities say a far-left extremist convicted of 11 murders has been placed in intensive care after a 15-day hunger strike that has triggered violent protests by political sympathizers....
17:39, 05/17/2019

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

Baseball play-by-play announcer snags foul ball from the booth What a play by the play-by-play guy! An announcer for the Atlantic League’s Somerset Patriots became part of the action Wednesday night when he bare-handed a screaming foul ball behind home plate during the team’s game against the High Point Rockers ...
17:52, 05/17/2019

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

Sevy, Paxton injury impact & trade deadline preview James Paxton threw a bullpen session this past Tuesday and reported the next day that his right knee “felt good”. It’s been nearly two weeks since “The BIG Maple” went on the 10-day Injured List with inflammation in his ...
18:00, 05/17/2019

Nadal reaches Rome semis; Federer and Osaka withdraw injured Rafael Nadal is looking more and more like his dominating self with each match he plays on clay this week        ...
18:13, 05/17/2019

The government, the biggest cause of the student loan crisis in the US, needs to fix this problem Governments need to find the resources to help families make smarter financial decisions about college during children's high school years. That way, young people will enjoy a great education with less debt and better financial outcomes....
18:13, 05/17/2019

Magid Magid: Green Party 'only solid remain party that is anti-austerity' A Green MEP candidate for the Yorkshire and Humber region, Magid Magid, has told the BBC that the Greens are the "only solid remain party that is anti-austerity" in the elections....
18:26, 05/17/2019

"Build America" Visa Replaces Green Card In Trump's New US Entry Plan Donald Trump has said he will replace the existing green cards with 'Build America' visa, as the US President unveiled a new merit and points-based immigration policy that seeks to increase the quota......
18:52, 05/17/2019