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UPDATE 2-Restaurant Brands to boost outlets by 54% in 8-10 years

Restaurant Brands International Inc said on Wednesday it plans to expand all three of its brands to more than 40,000 restaurants globally, a 54% jump, over the ...

UPDATE 2-Restaurant Brands to boost outlets by 54% in 8-10 years

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Sephora gives mega boost to micro brands Beauty giant Sephora is giving prime-time exposure to a handful of indie cosmetics brands that have never appeared on retail shelves. The new initiative, “The Next Big Thing,” was unveiled at Sephora’s biggest-ever store in Times Square, which opened...
04:26, 05/25/2019

UPDATE 3-Brazil's Natura to invest $5 mln in new brands through venture capital funds Brazil cosmetics company Natura intends to invest up to $5 million in new brands in beauty and wellness segments in Europe and the United States through venture capital funds, executives said on Friday....
22:39, 05/03/2019

UPDATE 7-T-Mobile's deal for Sprint gets big boost from FCC commission T-Mobile US Inc's $26 billion acquisition of rival Sprint Corp appeared to win the support of a majority of the Federal Communications Commission on Monday, in a significant step toward the deal's approval....
04:26, 05/21/2019

UPDATE 5-T-Mobile's deal for Sprint gets big boost from FCC chief T-Mobile US Inc's $26 billion acquisition of rival Sprint Corp won the support of the head of the Federal Communications Commission on Monday, in a big step toward the deal's approval....
21:26, 05/20/2019

UPDATE 1-Occidental says its only option was to boost cash piece of Anadarko bid Occidental Petroleum Corp said on Monday its latest bid to take over Anadarko Petroleum Corp was designed to make sure Anadarko's board considers its offer superior to one from Chevron Corp, even though it could spark tensions with its own shareholde...
19:39, 05/06/2019

UPDATE 2-Brazil's Natura to boost revenues by investing in Avon brand - CEO Brazilian cosmetics firm Natura expects to boost revenue by investing in brand and digital capabilities after sealing a deal to merge with Avon Products and control 76% of the new company, executives said on Thursday....
05:39, 05/24/2019

UPDATE 2-Serco shares jump on profit boost from $225 mln U.S. naval supplier deal British outsourcer Serco on Thursday said it would buy U.S. engineering firm Alion's naval systems unit for $225 million to expand in the fast-growing segment of supplies to the U.S. Navy, sending its shares higher....
10:52, 05/23/2019

UPDATE 2-EA revenue beats estimates on 'Apex Legends' boost, shares jump Electronic Arts Inc posted better-than-expected quarterly revenue on Tuesday, riding on the popularity of its battle royale game, "Apex Legends", sending its shares up 7 percent in extended trading....
01:00, 05/08/2019

UPDATE 5-U.S. lifts tariffs on Canadian, Mexican metals in boost for trade pact The United States struck deals on Friday to lift tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from Canada and Mexico, the three governments said, removing a major obstacle to legislative approval of a new North American trade pact....
03:13, 05/19/2019

UPDATE 2-Wendy's higher priced burgers, franchisee fee boost quarterly results Wendy's Co on Wednesday reported quarterly revenue and profit above estimates, as the burger chain was helped by higher royalty fees from franchisees and its new premium burgers that come with avocado and bacon....
17:26, 05/08/2019

RPT-UPDATE 3-Tyson Foods beats Q2 profit estimates, eyes boost from fatal hog virus Tyson Foods Inc projected on Monday that it could reap significant financial gains from an incurable hog disease spreading across Asia, after reporting quarterly profits above analysts' estimates....
19:39, 05/06/2019

UPDATE 3-Tyson Foods beats Q2 profit estimates, eyes boost from fatal hog virus Tyson Foods Inc projected on Monday that it could reap significant financial gains from an incurable hog disease spreading across Asia, after reporting quarterly profits above analysts' estimates....
19:39, 05/06/2019

Harry Kane Champions League Final update: Tottenham handed injury boost with striker certain he'll be fit Tottenham's hopes of winning the Champions League have been handed a major boost, with Harry Kane sure he will be fit to face Liverpool in the Final next month....
13:39, 05/20/2019

This Smart Plug Has Two Outlets, And Is Perfect For Controlling Your Outdoor Lights Despite the proliferation of affordable smart outlet switches over the past couple of years, we haven’t seen many weatherproof options yet, and we’ve seen even fewer models with multiple outlets that can be controlled separately. This $22 option from...
22:00, 05/09/2019

Media outlets follow Guardian to reconsider language on climate Use of terms ‘climate crisis’ and ‘global heating’ prompts reviews in other newsroomsWhy the Guardian is changing the language it uses about the environment The Guardian’s decision to alter its style guide to better convey the environmental crises un...
14:00, 05/24/2019

Google favors left-leaning outlets CNN, New York Times in its Top Stories algorithm, study says Google’s Top Stories box provides users with articles from left-leaning news organizations such as CNN 62.4 percent of the time -- with only 11.3 percent coming from outlets that are considered conservative, according to a study by Northwestern Unive...
05:00, 05/14/2019

Google Translate is getting its most important update in years Google Translate's camera translation feature sounds very futuristic on paper, but in practice—so far, at least—it's been more of a proof of concept. It's still usable and gets the job done, but it's far from polished and intuitive to interact with. ...
19:39, 05/15/2019

UPDATE 2-Freddie's Layton: Privatization likely to take several years to complete It could take four to five years to raise the capital needed to privatize mortgage giant Freddie Mac using a combination of retained earnings and a public offering of stock, Freddie Mac chief executive Donald Layton said on Tuesday....
22:52, 05/21/2019

UPDATE 1-German chauffeur service Blacklane plans IPO within 3 years German chauffeur service Blacklane is planning an initial public offering (IPO) in the next three years, its chief executive told Reuters, as it strives to build its position in the fast-growing premium taxi market....
18:26, 04/29/2019

REFILE-UPDATE 1-German chauffeur service Blacklane plans IPO within 3 years German chauffeur service Blacklane is planning an initial public offering (IPO) in the next three years, its chief executive told Reuters, as it strives to build its position in the fast-growing premium taxi market....
09:13, 04/30/2019

UPDATE 1-Lebanese govt agrees to raise tax on interest payments to 10% for three years The Lebanese government agreed on Friday to raise the tax on interest payments to 10% from 7% for three years as part of the draft 2019 budget, the information minister said....
20:00, 05/10/2019

UPDATE 1-Vale CFO says hopes to return to 400 mln tonnes annual output in 2-3 years Brazilian miner Vale SA's chief financial officer said on Friday that the company could restore production to a level of 400 million metric tonnes of iron ore within two to three years after a deadly dam burst curtailed activity at several mines....
17:26, 05/10/2019

UPDATE 2-Alphabet revenue misses estimates, rises at slowest pace in 3 years Alphabet Inc's Google failed to reap the benefits of a strong economy that bolstered rivals in the first quarter, leaving the search giant's revenue below Wall Street targets on Monday....
23:00, 04/29/2019

These are the 50 most valuable brands in the world Just more than half of the 50 most valuable brands in the world are owned by U.S. companies. Among them: Amazon, Starbucks, Walmart and AT&T.        ...
16:00, 05/20/2019

Clickbait fashion! You won’t believe what brands are doing now From see-through jeans to denim knickers, extreme trends might sound ridiculous but they are also selling fastEarlier this month, the US fashion brand Fashion Nova posted a picture on its Instagram account of a model wearing a pair of pink jeans with...
10:52, 05/15/2019

6 Independent Jewellery Brands To Know About This Summer Strong design AND affordable aren't always phrases that go together in the jewellery world but the collections from the independent designers featured here combine the two in equal measure....
09:52, 05/26/2019

Celeb Moms With Brands We Love We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
20:13, 05/03/2019

IGN owner J2 Global snaps up major VPN brands Online digital firm J2 Global has acquired VPN and privacy IP assets from infrastructure provider Stackpath. The deal was confirmed by an editor's note on news site PC Mag (published by J2-owned Ziff Davis) within VPN-related content as a d...
16:52, 05/07/2019

CFK brands corruption trial 'a smokescreen' as she prepares to sit in the dock Former president lashes out in anger ahead of lunchtime court date. Unidad Ciudadana leader faces allegations she favoured businessman Lázaro Baez in the attribution of 52 public works contracts worth around US$1.2 billion during her 2007-2015 presid...
14:39, 05/21/2019

Woke-washing: how brands are cashing in on the culture wars From M&S’s LGBT sandwich to Kendall Jenner stopping a riot with a Pepsi can, corporate business is adept at adopting our concerns. But is it all a cynical marketing ploy?Imagine getting angry over a sandwich. When Marks & Spencer launched its LGBT sa...
15:39, 05/23/2019

3 things brands can learn from Apple’s struggle to stay on top Steve Jobs and Jony Ive called the small design studio I worked at asking for help back in 1997. They wanted us to create a new desktop computer that would save Apple from going under. We accepted the challenge and created the multi-colored iMac. App...
23:39, 05/18/2019

Questioning Barr, 2020 Presidential Hopefuls Try to Hone Their Brands The three Democratic presidential candidates who got to question Attorney General William P. Barr at a Senate Judiciary Committee came away with varying levels of success....
03:00, 05/02/2019

The brands are now posting photos of piss-filled jars on Twitter For years now, companies on social media have burrowed deeper and deeper into the depths of a modern hell that seems to have no bottom. Online brands have engaged in skin-crawling rap battles, traded first-person compliments as if they’re real people...
00:52, 05/18/2019

Technology, telecom and cars dominate the 50 most valuable brands in the world Just more than half of the 50 most valuable brands in the world are owned by U.S. companies. Among them: Amazon, Starbucks, Walmart and AT&T.        ...
16:00, 05/20/2019

Mercedes duo Stolz and Schiller take Blancpain poles at Brands Hatch Black Falcon's Luca Stolz and Akka ASP's Fabian Schiller - both in Mercedes - took the pole positions for tomorrow's Brands Hatch Blancpain GT World Challenge Europe races after rain-impacted qualifying sessions...
20:13, 05/04/2019

L Brands Lifts Outlook on Strength of Bath & Body Works Victoria’s Secret owner L Brands raised its profit outlook for the year as the retailer beat overall sales targets in the latest quarter thanks to Bath & Body Works....
02:52, 05/23/2019

Brazil's Natura to invest in new brands through venture capital funds Brazil cosmetics company Natura intends to invest in new brands in beauty and wellness segments in Europe and the United States through venture capital funds, executives said on Friday....
18:26, 05/03/2019

Newell Brands Swings to a Loss, Sales Continue to Fall Newell Brands swung to a loss and met sales expectations in its latest quarter as the consumer conglomerate continues its search for its next CEO amid weak results....
15:52, 05/03/2019

Nico Bastian and Thomas Neubauer take Blancpain Brands Hatch victory Silver Cup competitors Nico Bastian and Thomas Neubauer took a sensational Blancpain win in the Brands Hatch season-opener in a Akka ASP Mercedes, having seized the lead during the pitstops...
15:00, 05/05/2019

Restaurant Brands quarterly profit falls on slowing sales growth Restaurant Brands International Inc posted a 19 percent fall in first-quarter adjusted profit on Monday, hit by slower sales growth at its Burger King, Tim Hortons, and Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen chains....
13:13, 04/29/2019

CVS, Payless and Victoria's Secret are just some of the brands closing stores in 2019 While 2019 is on track to be a record year for store closings, it's not expected to bring the same amount of empty retail space as last year.        ...
18:13, 05/03/2019

Animoca Brands raises $2.5 million for The Sandbox blockchain gaming platform Animoca Brands has raised $2.5 million in funding for The Sandbox blockchain gaming platform. Animoca's Pixowl division is remaking The Sandbox as a blockchain-enabled game.Read More...
04:00, 05/23/2019

Brazil's Natura to invest $5 million in new brands through venture capital funds Brazil cosmetics company Natura intends to invest up to $5 million in new brands in beauty and wellness segments in Europe and the United States through venture capital funds, executives said on Friday....
23:39, 05/03/2019

Why the esports audience is set to surge — and how brands can take advantage of increased fans and viewership This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Current subscribers can read the report here. BI Intelligence Espor...
04:00, 05/04/2019

Payless, CVS and Victoria's Secret are just some of the brands closing stores in 2019 While 2019 is on track to be a record year for store closings, it's not expected to bring the same amount of empty retail space as last year.        ...
23:00, 05/02/2019

Guggenheim names Anheuser-Busch a 'best idea' on its shift away from traditional brands Shifting focus to Michelob Ultra from Bud Light, a strong innovation pipeline, and premiumization across the portfolio have increased Guggenheim's conviction in Anheuser-Busch's growth trajectory....
18:52, 05/22/2019

Conagra Brands Recalls Pad Thai, Fried Rice Products Due To Misbranding USDA WASHINGTON (USDA) – Conagra Brands, Inc., a Russellville, Ark. establishment, is recalling approximately 2,094,186 pounds of frozen entrees due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Ins...
15:00, 05/06/2019

Black Falcon's Engel and Stolz win second Brands Hatch Blancpain race Black Falcon Mercedes pair Maro Engel and Luca Stolz took a dominant race two win in the Brands Hatch Blancpain sprint season-opener, after surprise poleman Fabian Schiller dropped back...
19:13, 05/05/2019

Biden calls for unity in first campaign rally, brands Trump ‘divider-in-chief’ Former Vice President Joe Biden on Saturday launched his 2020 campaign with a rally that put unity and bipartisanship at its core, calling on the country to put aside “angry” politics  -- although he saved plenty of barbs for President Trump....
22:00, 05/18/2019

Brazil's Natura to invest in emerging brands through venture capital funds: chairman Brazil cosmetics company Natura intends to invest in emerging brands in beauty and wellness segments in Europe and the United States through venture capital funds, executives said on Friday....
15:39, 05/03/2019

Chinese brands rule Indian smartphone market with 2/3rds of share: report Chinese brands controlled a record 66 percent of Indian smartphone market in the first quarter, led by Xiaomi Corp, a report showed, with volumes rising 20 percent on the back of popularity for brands like Vivo, RealMe and Oppo....
14:51, 04/28/2019

Get 15% Cash Back On Your Favorite Outdoor Brands With an Amazon Prime Credit Card The Amazon Prime Store Card and Amazon Prime Rewards Visa are worth having just to get 5% cash back on Amazon purchases, but for a limited time, that offer is getting bumped to a whopping 15% back on select outdoor items, just in time for your spring...
21:00, 04/30/2019

Payless, Gymboree and Victoria's Secret are just some of the brands closing stores in 2019 While 2019 is on track to be a record year for store closings, it's not expected to bring the same amount of empty retail space as last year.        ...
14:51, 04/28/2019

U.S. group Conagra Brands sells frozen food unit to Italian investors A consortium of Italian investors has agreed to buy Italy-based frozen food business Gelit from Conagra Brands as the U.S. group seeks to sharpen its focus on core businesses....
18:39, 05/06/2019

Nasty online rhetoric hurts brands and business, not just our sense of niceness (VB Live) Analyst and author Brian Solis joins this talk about the changing landscape of online conversations, the impact on brands & business, and how AI is helping.Read More...
02:26, 05/09/2019

Shares of Victoria's Secret-owner L Brands spike nearly 11% after beating earnings expectations Shares of L Brands, the owner of Victoria's Secret and Bath & Body Works, rose nearly 11% in aftermarket trading Wednesday after the company reported it beat revenue and earnings expectations....
23:13, 05/22/2019

From Years and Years to Bird Box: why we turn to dystopian dramas in a crisis | Fiona Sturges The vogue for bleak TV seems to reflect our anxiety over troubled times – yet we keep watchingIn Years and Years, the six-part BBC drama series from the writer Russell T Davies that starts this week, Daniel (Russell Tovey) cradles his newborn nephew ...
15:39, 05/13/2019

50 Years After Apollo, NASA Celebrates 25 Years of Student Rover Competition As NASA marks 50 years of lunar discovery, nearly 100 student teams from around the world will converge April 12-13 on Huntsville, Alabama, to compete in the NASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge -- which is celebrating its own 25th landmark year....
16:39, 04/28/2019

Thomas Ulsrud's Norwegian Team Is Disbanding After 12 Years Of Curling, 10 Years Of Outrageous Pants The curling team with the pants. That’s all you have to say. The imagery is instant: four grown Scandinavian men and their provocative trousers. It’s quite an accomplishment, especially for a niche Olympic sport....
20:52, 05/08/2019

Yum Brands shares fall after Taco Bell and Pizza Hut same-store sales growth disappoints The parent company of fast-food franchises KFC, Taco Bell and Pizza Hut reported first-quarter earnings Wednesday that beat Wall Street's expectations....
15:00, 05/01/2019

Kids II recalls 700,000 baby sleepers including Ingenuity, Bright Starts, Disney brands Two weeks after Fisher-Price recalled 4.7 million Rock 'n Play sleepers, Kids II announced it is recalling nearly 700,000 inclined baby sleepers.        ...
14:51, 04/28/2019

Remember how the “new Supra” was rumored to be a mid-engine hybrid for like, years and years? Remember how the “new Supra” was rumored to be a mid-engine hybrid for like, years and years? Concepts like the Toyota Alessandro Volta from 2004 certainly made us feel like that could be the case. The Italdesign-Giugiaro body packed a hybrid 3.3-lit...
20:13, 05/24/2019

What Congress Couldn't In 55 Years, PM Modi Did It In Five Years, Says Amit Shah Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to attend a mega poll rally at the Ramleela Ground today in support of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidates in the seven Lok Sabha seats of the......
10:39, 05/08/2019

Mandatory update coming to Windows 7, 2008 to kill off weak update hashes Enlarge Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 users will imminently have to deploy a mandatory patch if they want to continue updating their systems, as spotted by Mary Jo Foley. Currently, Microsoft's Windows updates use two different hashing algorit...
12:13, 05/02/2019

The Division 2 Update Patch Notes: Title Update 3 Content Changes and Raid news The Division 2 Title Update 3 launches today. Here's everything you need to know about the games latest changes, patch notes, server downtime and when the Raid will launch....
11:26, 05/14/2019

UPDATE 2-Boeing completes 737 MAX software update, working on pilot training plan Boeing Co said on Thursday it had completed a software update for its 737 MAX jets, which have been grounded worldwide since March after they were involved in two fatal crashes....
23:39, 05/16/2019

May update for the Pixel handsets includes a quarterly update to Android 9 The first week of May is almost over and since it is the beginning of a new month, Google has sent out its monthly update for the three generations of Pixel handsets. According to the Pixel Update Bulletin, there are no security patches sent with the...
17:00, 05/07/2019

May update for the Pixel handsets includes a quarterly update for Android 9 The first week of May is almost over and since it is the beginning of a new month, Google has sent out its monthly update for the three generations of Pixel handsets. According to the Pixel Update Bulletin, there are no security patches sent with the...
03:00, 05/07/2019

Nike, Adidas Join Footwear Brands Urging Trump to Drop ‘Catastrophic’ Tariffs on Shoes Made in China Nike Inc., Adidas AG and other footwear giants urged President Donald Trump to reconsider his tariffs on shoes made in China, saying the policy would be “catastrophic for our consumers, our companies and the American economy as a whole.” ...
09:39, 05/21/2019

THE STORIES REPORT: How brands can take advantage of the viral growth of the Stories format (FB, SNAP, GOOGL) This is a preview of The Stories Report from Business Insider Intelligence. 14-Day Risk Free Trial: Get full access to this and all Digital Media industry research reports. Stories are on track to become the main format for social media consumption,...
02:00, 05/12/2019

Best 10 foods to boost metabolism Chili peppers, protein sources, and green vegetables are among the best foods for boosting metabolism. In this article, we provide a list of the best metabolism boosting foods and other tips to increase metabolic rate....
07:39, 05/22/2019

Could exercise boost well-being among psychiatric inpatients? A recent study investigates whether physical activity can improve well-being and reduce symptoms in the population of an inpatient psychiatric unit....
16:00, 05/23/2019

U.S. Government Urged to Boost Technology R&D The federal government needs to do more to support the development of innovative technology as U.S. productivity falls and foreign tech hubs gain clout, researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology said....
10:00, 05/23/2019

| Chippa get relegation boost with Polokwane win Chippa United gave their survival hopes a boost as they beat an in-form Polokwane City 3-1 on Saturday afternoon at the Pietersburg Stadium in Polokwane....
17:52, 05/04/2019

Philippines midterm elections likely to boost Duterte Voters are expected to pick candidates who will help President Rodrigo Duterte advance his agenda, including a bloody and controversial war on drugs that has drawn international condemnation....
07:13, 05/13/2019

Kentucky governor gets election-eve boost from Trump LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — President Donald Trump refers to Gov. Matt Bevin as his “good friend” and urges Kentucky Republicans to support the governor’s reelection in a recorded phone message on the eve of the state’s primary ele...
01:26, 05/21/2019

FTC Wants Facebook Board to Boost Privacy Oversight The Federal Trade Commission is pushing Facebook to accept significant changes to its corporate governance as part of a settlement of user privacy concerns, with reorganization of the company’s board one likely result....
20:26, 05/02/2019

Philippines' Midterm Election Looks Set to Boost Duterte Supporters of President Rodrigo Duterte appeared set to strengthen their hold on the Philippines’ Senate as results of mid-term elections dripped in, neutralizing a check on his plans to revive the death penalty and devolve more power to the country’...
19:00, 05/13/2019

Synagogue got money to boost security just before attack A gunman fired his semi-automatic rifle at Jewish worshippers after walking through a Southern California synagogue's front entrance — a spot that religious leaders determined last year needed improved security....
00:00, 05/03/2019

Pac-12 tries to boost men’s basketball, loosen transfer rule SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Pac-12 presidents voted to standardize nonconference schedules for men’s basketball and allow athletes to transfer within the conference without losing a season of eligibility. The Pac-12 also announced after its spring...
01:26, 05/21/2019

To boost sedans, automakers use key feature from SUVs The latest entrants to the all-wheel stable include the Mazda6, Nissan Altima and Toyota Prius. As sales of crossovers, SUVs and pickups grow, automakers are equipping more sedans with all-wheel drive....
17:26, 05/10/2019

T-Mobile's deal for Sprint gets big boost from FCC commission T-Mobile US Inc's $26 billion acquisition of rival Sprint Corp appeared to win the support of a majority of the Federal Communications Commission on Monday, in a significant step toward the deal's approval....
03:13, 05/21/2019

China approves used-car exports to boost sales In its latest bid to prop up the auto sector, China started allowing used-car exports from ten cities and provinces including Beijing, Shanghai and Guangdong....
13:52, 05/06/2019

Would you use a red key to boost your Dodge Challenger or Charger to over 700 horsepower? Thousands of drivers have taken home red keys to their Dodge Challengers and Chargers that unleash more than 700 horsepower.        ...
18:13, 05/01/2019

Kirby eyes World Cup win for equal pay boost "Chelsea forward Fran Kirby has stressed the importance of success in France for the Lionesses, in order to gain parity in pay with the men\u0027s team."...
14:39, 05/25/2019

Indonesia president says to go all out in second term to boost economic reform Indonesian President Joko Widodo pledged on Thursday to slim the government during his second term and cut red tape hampering investment to achieve an ambitious growth target in Southeast Asia's biggest economy by 2045....
10:00, 05/09/2019

Petrobras executive flags production boost in second quarter Oil and gas production at Petroleo Brasileiro SA is on the rise in the second quarter, and has been above 2.8 million barrels of oil equivalent per day (boepd) so far in May, a company executive said on Wednesday....
17:26, 05/08/2019

How Facebook plans to boost augmented reality with Spark AR More than a billion people have interacted with Facebook's Spark AR augmented reality platform. But that might mean that we've all had cat faces put on our heads in silly messages. Read More...
15:13, 05/12/2019

Raptors hope for home boost vs. Bucks in Game 3 The Milwaukee Bucks held service at home and won the first two games of the best-of-seven Eastern Conference finals, so now the Raptors must reciprocate starting in Game 3 on Sunday night....
03:39, 05/19/2019

Boost to the economy from no-deal Brexit stockpiling of drugs The British economy was given a short-term, pre-Brexit boost at the start of the year as factories ramped up production ahead of a possible crash out from the European Union....
14:39, 05/10/2019

Occidental says its only option was to boost cash piece of Anadarko bid Occidental Petroleum Corp said on Monday its latest bid to take over Anadarko Petroleum Corp was designed to make sure Anadarko's board considers its offer superior to one from Chevron Corp, even though it could spark tensions with its own shareholde...
23:26, 05/06/2019

Mets’ rotation about to get a boost with return of Steven Matz WASHINGTON — The Mets are getting a rotation boost. Steven Matz is scheduled to return from the injured list Saturday, giving the team 80 percent of its Opening Day rotation. The left-hander missed the past two weeks with nerve irritation in his left...
14:39, 05/17/2019

Ofcom proposes further duct and pole access to boost 5G Ofcom wants companies building fibre networks to support business broadband and mobile backhaul services to access Openreach’s networks of ducts and poles in a move that would support the rollout of 5G.Consumer broadband providers can already ...
14:52, 05/24/2019

Alibaba beats revenue expectations on cloud boost Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd beat fourth-quarter revenue forecasts on Wednesday, thanks to growth in its core business and its diversification into cloud computing and other services....
07:00, 05/16/2019

Argentine economy needs boost in exports to get out of the recession, says OECD The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) is optimistic for the recovery of the Argentine economy, hinging on an increase in exports to strengthen growth....
03:00, 05/22/2019

Mats Zuccarello’s Stars emergence could be Rangers boost Mats Zuccarello is giving his current team a major boost, and he’s on the verge of doing the same for his old team, too. The former Rangers winger has three goals and seven assists in 12 games for the Stars in the Stanley Cup playoffs, bringing...
21:13, 05/07/2019

Tech shares boost Wall St. after Huawei reprieve Shares of technology companies helped lift Wall Street on Tuesday after the United States temporarily eased curbs on China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, alleviating investor concerns about pressure on future corporate results in the sector....
22:13, 05/21/2019

U.S. Democrats to press Trump on paying for infrastructure boost Democrats in Congress will press U.S. President Donald Trump at a White House meeting on Wednesday for details on how to pay for a massive boost in U.S. infrastructure spending after agreeing in April to try to win approval of a $2 trillion package....
16:52, 05/22/2019

Good news from China could boost materials shares Even as the lift from optimism over prospects for U.S.-China trade detente shows signs of wearing off for the wider U.S. stock market, upbeat sentiment around China's economy could bolster shares of materials companies....
18:13, 04/28/2019

| Struggling Bulls get Vermeulen injury news boost Bulls No 8 Duane Vermeulen has given the team's fans a welcome boost by confirming the injury he suffered against the Brumbies in Canberra is not serious....
11:52, 05/26/2019

Global shares advance on data boost from U.S., China Global shares rose on Monday, aided by data showing profits at Chinese industrial firms grew for the first time in four months and a strong reading of U.S. first quarter growth data last week....
12:52, 04/29/2019

Africa: Safaricom’s new overdraft facility ‘will boost revenues’ for M-Pesa Launched in January, Fuliza has already attracted more than four million customers, and Bob Collymore, CEO of Safaricom, hopes the product will reach all 21 million M-Pesa customers in Kenya....
14:53, 04/28/2019

Hungary’s Far-Right Government Has Been Getting a Boost from President Trump Ahead of E.U. Elections For months, the European Union’s leaders have waged a fierce battle against Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orbán. They have accused him of targeting minorities and opposition media, and threatened to withdraw Hungary’s votin...
12:52, 05/22/2019

Voracious pest threatens China's crops and could boost need for imports A crop-eating pest first detected in China about five months ago is spreading rapidly and could hurt production of key crops critical to the populous nation's food supply, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture....
22:13, 05/08/2019

Sinclair shares soar after company says RSN acquisition will boost revenue Shares of Sinclair Broadcast Group soared 35% after the conservative-leaning TV station group said the 21 regional sports networks it’s acquiring from Disney will boost its results more than expected. Sinclair said the $9.6 billion acquisition from D...
08:13, 05/07/2019

Exercise May Help Teens Sleep Longer, Better: Eat These Foods To Boost Stamina According to a recent study, published in Scientific Reports journal, workout and exercise not only helps in promoting endurance and strength, but may also help improve the quality of your sleep at......
11:39, 05/23/2019

Allergan raises profit, sales forecasts on Botox boost Allergan Plc reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit on Tuesday and raised its profit and revenue forecasts for the year, fueled by higher sales of its growth driver Botox....
14:26, 05/07/2019

Philippines midterm elections boost Rodrigo Duterte's power Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's allies appear to have scored sweeping victories in the country's midterm elections. The results signal broad public backing for the leader's authoritarian style, say experts....
20:26, 05/14/2019

Ivorian cocoa farmers hope for more rain to boost mid-crop Ivory Coast's cocoa mid-crop could be reduced in quality and length if abundant rain fails to arrive this month, farmers said on Monday, as cocoa regions continue to experience atypically dry weather....
20:00, 05/13/2019

BP faces climate protests at investor meeting, Shell gets boost Activists disrupted BP's annual shareholder meeting on Tuesday shouting "this is a crime scene" in the latest climate protest against the oil and gas group, while rival Royal Dutch Shell got some rare praise from investors on its emissions policies....
17:52, 05/21/2019

Promoting the experience: how WiFi can boost influencer marketing at festivals Festivals are becoming more and more about the experience than the big names associated with them. Influencer marketing is similar to this. It’s no longer about the ‘who’ and the ‘what’ - it’s the why. People...
16:13, 05/08/2019

Remote Indian reservation near the Grand Canyon gets broadband boost Rural Americans are often overlooked in terms of technological innovations. They will be among the last to receive faster 5G cell phone coverage, even though it is now available in major cities. In some rural areas, acquiring an HD television signal ...
22:39, 05/22/2019

Selkirk Recreational Complex sees sunny power boost The City of Selkirk is using the sun's rays to power its Recreational Complex. Solar panels were mounted on the south facing roof for maximum exposure to the sun....
17:00, 05/14/2019

Japan, China agree to boost relations ahead of Xi visit Japan and China have agreed to boost their relations ahead of a planned visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping to Japan in June, his first since coming to power in 2013....
14:52, 05/17/2019

Boost.ai aims to reshape customer service industry with conversational AI Online customer service is a profession with one of the highest employee turnover rates which poses a big challenge for businesses in that segment. Many organisations have switched to chatbots to automate such work though the results aren’t al...
17:13, 05/01/2019

Coronation this weekend will boost Thai king's regal power After a more than a decade of political strife, including a military coup and a contentious election less than two months ago, the people of Thailand are witnessing this weekend the coronation of King Maha Vajiralongkorn in a centuries-old royal trad...
07:52, 05/04/2019

Coronation this weekend will boost Thai king’s regal power After a more than a decade of political strife, the people of Thailand are witnessing the coronation of King Maha Vajiralongkorn in a centuries-old royal tradition that last happened 7 decades ago...
05:52, 05/04/2019

Watching superhero films can boost confidence and reduce anxiety Watching “Avengers: Endgame” could be good for you. It and other superhero flicks aren’t just great entertainment: They can also help you conquer your fears, improve your confidence and reduce anxiety, according to a report. Experts say taking in a b...
07:00, 05/05/2019

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

Buffett investment in Occidental could boost shareholder approval, says analyst Tim Rezvan of Oppenheimer discusses the bidding war between Occidental and Chevron for Anadarko, and how Warren Buffett's involvement could shake things up....
00:26, 05/01/2019

How to boost your Bluetooth signal to cover your entire home or office Bluetooth is a great technology for connecting together devices, but it has one limitation – range. But you can fix that! Here's how to spread a Bluetooth signal all around your home and office....
13:39, 05/06/2019

Strong jobs data set to boost Wall Street at open U.S. stock index futures rose in choppy trading on Friday as a surge in job growth in April pointed to a solid domestic economy, while a steady wage growth backed the Federal Reserve's patient view on interest rate hikes....
15:39, 05/03/2019

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

Japan provides free preschool, daycare in bid to boost birth rate Japan enacted a new law Friday that allows all children to attend preschool at no cost -- part of a strategy by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to boost the country's sagging birth rate....
20:00, 05/10/2019

Uzbekistan looks to boost local capital markets after eurobond success Lifting restrictions on foreign investors and encouraging local corporate bond issuance top list of priorities for head of new capital markets agency....
14:53, 04/28/2019

Moderate Dems look to break logjam on minimum wage boost A band of Democratic moderates in the House is working to end a standoff with progressives on legislation to boost the minimum wage — potentially resolving a fight that has stalled one of the party’s top priorities. Rep. Tom O’Halleran (D-Ariz.) is...
10:26, 05/16/2019

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

Veoneer will sell $500 million of bonds, equity to boost working capital Swedish supplier Veoneer plans to shore up its working capital by $500 million through the sale of bonds and shares, as it waits for a strong order book to translate into a pickup in earnings....
21:13, 05/21/2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Tech shares boost Wall St after Huawei reprieve Shares of technology companies helped lift Wall Street on Tuesday after the United States temporarily eased curbs on China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, alleviating investor concerns about pressure on future corporate results in the sector....
22:52, 05/21/2019

US Troops In Middle East Boost "Threat To International Peace": Iran Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Saturday a US decision to deploy 1,500 additional troops to the Middle East is a "threat to international peace," state media reported....
21:26, 05/25/2019

Joe Biden gets a polling boost in his first week on the 2020 presidential campaign trail Two national polls published Tuesday show Biden, who was already the early front runner, gained substantial ground after formally joining the Democratic presidential primary contest last week following months of hesitation....
18:00, 04/30/2019

Iran threatens to boost its nuclear activity in ultimatum to world powers Iran has said it will pull out of some of its commitments under the 2015 international nuclear deal and increase the level of its uranium enrichment if new and better terms with world powers are not reached within the next 60 days....
08:26, 05/08/2019

Ericsson: 5G can boost enterprise revenue, but security controversy slowing down industry Touting its low latency and high speeds, Ericsson says 5G can introduce a multitude of new applications for businesses and give telcos the cost efficiencies they seek, but the persistent controversy over cybersecurity--specifically involving Huawei--...
16:39, 05/03/2019

Wendy's higher priced burgers, franchisee fee boost quarterly results Wendy's Co on Wednesday reported quarterly revenue and profit above estimates, as the burger chain was helped by higher royalty fees from franchisees and its new premium burgers that come with avocado and bacon....
19:26, 05/08/2019

Lawmaker accuses doctor of backing vaccine ‘mandates’ to boost profits A Texas lawmaker and a pro-vaccine doctor got into a Twitter spat on Tuesday when the Republican representative accused the pediatrician of peddling “sorcery” and accused those defending science of being “typical leftist(s) trying to take credi...
23:52, 05/08/2019

Selling Boost and MetroPCS may put T-Mobile's merger with Sprint back on track T-Mobile's merger with Sprint is in trouble in its current state, just when it seemed imminent. A new Bloomberg report even cites insiders who claim that the carriers may have to divest their successful prepaid businesses if they want to merge as sch...
17:13, 05/14/2019

Schools of thought: can mindfulness lessons boost child mental health? Children are under increasing pressure. Investing in their mental wellbeing could could help them now and in the futureChildren are taking 10 minutes out from the hurly burly school day to reflect on their thoughts and their feelings. Some ground the...
13:39, 05/16/2019

Sajid Javid and Boris Johnson get a grassroots boost in race to succeed May Sajid Javid and Boris Johnson have improved their ratings among Conservative supporters in the past month in the race to succeed Theresa May, the Standard reveals today....
19:13, 05/17/2019

Tesla's New York solar factory making other products in bid to boost jobs Tesla Inc on Wednesday said its solar factory in Buffalo, New York, would become the "manufacturing home" for its electric vehicle Supercharger cabinets and other energy storage products as it seeks to meet employment targets tied to state subsidies...
06:52, 05/16/2019

FIFA seeks a billion World Cup viewers to boost women's game "FIFA is hoping that over a billion viewers tune in to the Women\u0027s World Cup in France as it continues strategic efforts to grow the game around the globe, but the governing body is still subject to criticism over gender equality."...
21:13, 05/15/2019

Alibaba revenue beats estimates on cloud boost; shares rise China's Alibaba Group Holding Ltd beat analysts' estimates for fourth-quarter revenue on Wednesday, boosted by growth in its core e-commerce and cloud computing businesses....
14:52, 05/15/2019

Selling Boost and Metro may put T-Mobile's merger with Sprint back on track T-Mobile's merger with Sprint is in trouble in its current state, just when it seemed imminent. A new Bloomberg report even cites insiders who claim that the carriers may have to divest their successful prepaid businesses if they want to merge as sch...
04:13, 05/15/2019

Tariffs may boost next year's Social Security cost-of-living adjustment. Why that could be bad If tariffs go into effect, Social Security benefits could get a bigger cost-of-living adjustment next year. But that's not necessarily good news for retirees....
03:39, 05/15/2019

Rick Perry: It is time for America to boost its dominance in artificial intelligence The energy secretary announced that the DOE partnered with Cray and AMD to build Frontier, three new machines with an exascale system, at Oak Ridge National Lab, capable of up to a billion-billion calculations per second....
13:39, 05/07/2019

Boost Mobile welcomes a new brand into the US with the crazy cheap Wiko Ride The US smartphone market is largely dominated by Apple and Samsung, and although OnePlus has made decent strides of late with T-Mobile in its corner, Huawei's troubles are likely to discourage other major Chinese vendors from pursuing their American ...
17:13, 05/21/2019

Customer service in Apple Stores needs a boost after the Burberry period (results) We asked you if you have experienced a notable decline in customer service focus in your local Apple Store in the past few years when the breakneck expansion of retail locations joined forces with the ex-Burberry CEO Angela Ahrendts overhaul of Store...
17:13, 05/14/2019

Trump seeks huge boost in emergency funds for migrant surge The Trump administration on Wednesday asked Congress for $4.5 billion in immediate emergency funding, saying a surge in Central American children and families claiming asylum at the U.S. southern border had drained government resources....
22:26, 05/01/2019

Intriguing New Drug Therapies May Boost Social Skills in People with Autism New research seems to show encouraging progress in helping treat the complex neurodevelopmental disorder autism. Two unrelated clinical trials, involving men and children with autism, suggest that using drugs to interact with a hormone called vasopre...
21:00, 05/01/2019

Ivory Coast rains boost cocoa crop after dry spell: farmers Rainfall increased over most of Ivory Coast's cocoa-growing regions last week, farmers said on Monday, raising hopes for a recovery in growth after the mid-crop suffered from atypically dry weather last month....
16:52, 05/06/2019

Buying a house? Getting a loan? 8 ways to boost your credit score to get the best deal Your credit score is a key factor that determines if you qualify for loan and at what interest rate. If your score is too low, here's how to raise it.        ...
15:26, 05/09/2019

Matildas coach Ante Milicic gets boost before World Cup with contract extension ‘Resoundingly positive’ response to his appointmentCoach will now oversee 2020 Olympic campaignCoach Ante Milicic will remain in charge of the Matildas for Australia’s Olympic campaign after Football Federation Australia moved to extend his contract ...
11:26, 05/10/2019

Purdue Pharma accused of 'corrupting' WHO to boost global opioid sales ‘Unscrupulous’ manufacturer replicated false marketing claims to change WHO guidelines, report by members of Congress allegesPurdue Pharma, the drug manufacturer that kickstarted the US opioid epidemic, corruptly influenced the World Health Organizat...
16:13, 05/22/2019

Scientists boost the carbon-capturing abilities of metal-organic frameworks Scientists in Switzerland have found a way to make metal-organic framework lattice more rigid, helping the materials more effectively capture and separate gas molecules....
23:00, 05/16/2019

Go on, scratch that itch, and give yourself a mini serotonin boost | Hannah Jane Parkinson There is nothing more rewarding than a problem solved, and one of the finest examples of this is a satisfactorily scratched itchFirst of all, let’s get this straight: the itch is the thing you scratch. Itch, to me, is not the verb. Some people think ...
08:39, 05/10/2019

Senator Warren offers military housing bill to boost inspections, transparency Senator Elizabeth Warren and other Democratic lawmakers on Friday proposed a bill that offers new protections for U.S. military families facing unsafe housing, following a series of Reuters reports revealing squalid conditions in privately managed ba...
14:50, 04/28/2019

£5bn cash boost helps Sadiq Khan narrowly reach homes target The number of affordable homes started in London has hit its highest level for eight years after the capital secured almost £5 billion funding from the Government....
14:39, 05/10/2019

Some 300,000 Venezuelan children in Colombia need humanitarian assistance; UNICEF looks to boost response funding Without increased support, the health, education and well-being of at least 327,000 children from Venezuela living as migrants and refugees in Colombia will be in jeopardy, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) warned on Monday....
17:39, 04/29/2019

RPT-Wall St Week Ahead-Good news from China could boost materials shares Even as the lift from optimism over prospects for U.S.-China trade detente shows signs of wearing off for the wider U.S. stock market, upbeat sentiment around China's economy could bolster shares of materials companies....
15:52, 04/28/2019

Nikita Parris and Jill Scott give England timely boost against Denmark • England 2-0 Denmark• Lionesses win penultimate match before World CupAn experimental England starting XI saw off a spirited challenge from Denmark in their penultimate friendly before they fly to France for the World Cup.Nikita Parris, the former M...
18:13, 05/25/2019

Purdue infiltrated WHO, manipulated opioid policies to boost sales, report finds Enlarge / Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, and its owners, the Sackler family, are facing hundreds of lawsuits across the country for the company's alleged role in the opioid epidemic. (credit: Getty | Drew Angerer) Infamous OxyContin-maker P...
03:13, 05/24/2019

Texas lawmaker accuses doctor of backing vaccine 'mandates' to boost profits A Texas lawmaker and a pro-vaccine doctor got into a Twitter spat on Tuesday when the Republican representative accused the pediatrician of peddling “sorcery” and accused those defending science of being "typical leftist(s) trying to take credit for ...
21:13, 05/08/2019

Ford cutting 7,000 salaried jobs under pressure to boost profits, reduce bureaucracy Ford workers opened their email Monday to find a letter from CEO Jim Hackett with details on how many salaried workers would be leaving the automaker.        ...
16:00, 05/20/2019

T-Mobile-Sprint deal would boost prices, hurt poorest U.S. consumers, experts say Concessions by T-Mobile US Inc to win U.S. government approval to buy Sprint Corp will likely lead to higher prices for the poorest Americans, many of whom use prepaid wireless plans, analysts and activists said....
23:00, 05/22/2019

Yemen's Houthis begin withdrawal from Hodeidah ports in boost to peace deal Yemen's Houthi movement on Saturday started withdrawing forces from Saleef port in Hodeidah under a U.N.-sponsored deal stalled for months, a Reuters witness said, reviving hopes for peace efforts to end the four-year war....
17:52, 05/11/2019

With potential to boost profits by up to 20 per cent, a woman’s place is at work, says UN labour agency Businesses perform better – sometimes by as much as 20 per cent – when they employ more women in top positions, UN labour experts said on Wednesday, warning nonetheless that most still pay lip-service to the idea of gender equality in the boardroom. ...
18:26, 05/22/2019

Iranian minister: OPEC 'likely to collapse' if Saudis boost oil production to make up for U.S. sanctions Tougher U.S. oil sanctions continue to tighten the screws on Iran, making room for other OPEC countries to pick up the slack and prompting Iran's oil minister to warn that the cartel is "likely to collapse."...
21:26, 05/03/2019

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

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

Walking for weight loss: Three tips to help you boost calorie count and burn body fat WALKING is a great way to lose weight and improve overall health – here are three tips on how to boost calorie count and burn body fat for weight loss....
15:26, 05/19/2019

Daily on Energy: Ernst lobbies Trump not to undercut ethanol boost with trade wars SIGN UP! If you’d like to continue receiving the Washington Examiner's Daily on Energy newsletter, SUBSCRIBE HERE: http://newsletters.washingtonexaminer.com/newsletter/daily-on-energy/...
02:26, 05/08/2019

Health-conscious Britons boost alcohol-free drink sales to record high Sales of non-alcoholic beer, wine and spirits are at a record high in the UK with increasing numbers of London producers looking to make the most of the £100 million industry....
20:13, 05/13/2019

Youth, indigenous peoples, migrants and refugees boost hope for human rights: Guterres People’s rights are under fire “in many parts of the globe,” UN Secretary-General António Guterres told the Human Rights Council on Monday, before insisting that he was not “losing hope”, thanks to the progress made by powerful grassroots movements f...
14:51, 04/28/2019

Game Of Thrones re-make petition sees huge boost after finale (spoiler free) The petition encouraging the Game Of Thrones writers to re-make the last season of the show has seen a huge boost in signatures following the final ever episode, taking the total number of names to more than 1.2 million....
18:26, 05/20/2019

LeBron James’ I Promise School Receives a $1 Million Boost from Dick’s Sporting Goods The good news keeps coming for LeBron James’ groundbreaking I Promise School in his native Akron, Ohio. Following April reports that the school was already yielding incredible results in its first year, the NBA star surprised I Promise students by an...
23:00, 05/10/2019

Freezing plan prices and a Boost sale may put T-Mobile's merger with Sprint back on track UPDATE: Bloomberg's insiders are now tipping that the rumored merger approval concessions have now taken shape. T-Mobile or Sprint will have to spin off one of the prepaid brands (Metro, Boost or Virgin), and complete their 5G network rollout in a ti...
11:26, 05/20/2019

THE IDENTITY VERIFICATION IN BANKING REPORT: How banks should use new authentication methods to boost conversions and keep their customers loyal BI IntelligenceThis is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. The way incumbent banks onboard and verify the ident...
06:39, 05/22/2019

Freezing plan prices and a Boost sale puts T-Mobile's merger with Sprint back on track UPDATE: The rumored merger approval concessions have now taken shape. T-Mobile and Sprint will have to spin off Boost, and complete their 5G network rollout in a time span of three years, during which the new T-Mobile can't raise plan prices from the...
16:13, 05/20/2019

Houston Texans' J.J. Watt stars in fake commercial to give student project a grade ‘boost’ Houston Texans' J.J. Watt on Tuesday came up big for a student when the defensive end made time during his “lunch break” to record a fake “energy chip” commercial to help with a school project....
15:13, 05/22/2019

Trump Lawyer Rudy Giuliani Openly Seeks Aid of Foreign Government — Ukraine — to Boost His Boss’ Re-Election Bid One would think with all the drama — and federal probes — surrounding whether Donald Trump and/or his cohorts colluded with Russia to interfere with the outcome of the 2016 presidential race, Team Trump would not want even the perception that it was ...
01:52, 05/11/2019

Rising gasoline prices and rents boost US consumer prices in March U.S. consumer prices increased by the most in more than a year in March, but underlying inflation remained benign against the backdrop of slowing domestic and global economic growth....
14:47, 04/28/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Global shares advance on data boost from U.S., China Global shares rose on Monday, aided by data showing profits at Chinese industrial firms grew for the first time in four months and a strong reading of U.S. first quarter growth data last week....
12:26, 04/29/2019

'The Good Doctor' star Hill Harper in Detroit to help boost your credit score Experian partners with actor and activist Hill Harper to promote new program to help those with limited credit histories improve their scores.        ...
16:13, 05/05/2019

Wednesday's Daily Brief: Women boost work profits, saving biodiversity, UK loses Chagos Islands vote, Gaza funding, malaria-free in Argentina, Algeria Today's top stories include: boosting profits at work by hiring more women leaders; saving biodiversity to beat climate change; General Assembly condemns UK over Chagos Islands; just a month of funding left for Gaza; celebrating malaria-free Algeria ...
01:13, 05/23/2019

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

Before You Buy a Home, Think About What You'll Need Five Years From Now The standard homebuying advice is “only buy as much home as you need.” Makes sense, right? If a newly married couple is shopping for their first home, for example, a two-bedroom bungalow might be a smarter choice than a four-bedroom ranch house....
23:39, 05/08/2019

How the Galaxy S has changed through the years From the first 4-inch Galaxy S in 2010 to 2019's 6.7-inch Galaxy S10 5G, Samsung's flagship has changed a lot over the years.        ...
14:47, 04/28/2019

We’re 24 years apart and crazy in love After city planner Lorena Matarrita started a new job a few years ago, her boss casually asked about a photograph she had on her desk. “That’s your dad, right?” he said. Matarrita, now 33, blushed with embarrassment. The man in the picture was her bo...
20:00, 05/02/2019

1,550 years ago, someone ate a rattlesnake whole—and we have poo to prove it An example of Crotalus atrox, aka western diamondback rattlesnake. (credit: Wikipedia) Sometime around 450 CE in the Chihuahuan Desert, one brave soul ate a whole rattlesnake raw. If you think that takes guts, imagine passing an 11mm (0.43 inch) fa...
14:39, 05/02/2019

CDC: Measles cases in U.S. the most in 25 years There have been more than 700 reported measles cases in the United States this year -- the highest mark in a quarter-century, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Monday....
19:26, 04/29/2019

Larry King through the years The former CNN talk-show host (and USA TODAY columnist) has been married eight times, to seven women, and faced several health scares.        ...
00:39, 04/30/2019

Memorable Met Gala looks through the years The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City has hosted a gala every year since 1948 to premiere the Costume Institute's annual exhibit. Here's a look back at memorable Met Gala looks through the years....
19:39, 05/03/2019

This Is The Most Entertaining The Lakers Have Been In Years Now THIS is the kind of story fantasists are asking for, and there isn’t as much as a matchbook in sight. There is an attempt here by several people of power and influence to seize the Los Angeles Lakers, and though you may wish this kind of plot tur...
03:13, 05/21/2019

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

Dr. Ruth Westheimer through the years Dr. Ruth Westheimer gets the celebrity documentary treatment in "Ask Dr. Ruth." Click through for more photos of America's most celebrated sex guru.        ...
22:13, 05/08/2019

I was taken into care at two years old – what really happened? The aftershocks of growing up poor affect me every day. I set out to solve the puzzle of my early yearsWhen I was a few months old, my father came to see me. We met up in a cafe in Aberdeen. It was winter. My mum often described the scene, how I was ...
14:52, 05/04/2019

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

Man exonerated after 45 years will get $1.5M from Michigan A Michigan man who spent 45 years in prison before he was exonerated of murder will receive $1.5 million from the state, the attorney general's office said Friday....
23:26, 05/17/2019

Serial Rapist Sentenced To 274 Years NELSON COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– A serial rapist in Arizona with ties to Kentucky has been handed a 274-year prison sentence for raping seven women. Nathan Loebe was found guilty in February of 20 counts, ranging from stalking to kidnapping to sexu...
11:13, 05/22/2019

BMW launches limited-run M5 Edition 35 Years BMW M5 Edition 35 Years Anniversary version of 616bhp M5 Competition super-saloon gets exclusive trim and design features BMW will celebrate 35 years of its M5 super saloon with a limited-run reworking of the 616bhp M5 Competition. The BMW M5 Edit...
17:52, 05/17/2019

Seven years of Syria’s health tragedy After seven years of conflict in Syria, WHO has renewed its call for the protection of health workers and for immediate access to besieged populations. Attacks on the health sector have continued at an alarming level in the past year. The 67 verifie...
22:52, 04/28/2019

Man gets 40 years for starting shooting that killed boy MIAMI (AP) — A 21-year-old Florida man has been sentenced to four decades in prison for starting a gunfight that killed a 6-year-old boy. The Miami Herald reports Irwen Pressley was sentenced Monday after pleading guilty to murder. Mi...
01:26, 05/21/2019

Google Shows First Cracks in Years Google’s once-untouchable online-advertising operation took a body blow, hurt by mounting competition and struggles within its increasingly high-profile YouTube unit....
02:26, 04/30/2019

There's Only One Reason to Buy the 2020 BMW M5 Edition 35 Years Brands throw themselves anniversary celebrations all the time. BMW just happens to do it a lot. For the 2015 model year, BMW celebrated 30 years of the M5 with the “30 Jahre M5” edition. Now, the M5 is another five years older and you know what that ...
19:00, 05/17/2019

An Andretti Is Still Driving for Another Indy 500 Win, 50 Years Later Mario Andretti’s Indianapolis 500 win in 1969 remains the only one for three generations of Andrettis. Marco Andretti, who nearly won his debut, is the family’s last active driver....
00:00, 05/25/2019

Neanderthals may have breastfed their young for more than two years An analysis of 250,000-year-old Neanderthal teeth suggests that these ancient humans nursed their young for two and a half years - about the same time as modern humans in traditional societies...
14:53, 04/28/2019

Judge sentences would-be bar bomber to 16 years A federal judge handed an Illinois man a 16-year prison sentence for trying to kill hundreds of people by detonating what he thought was a car bomb outside a Chicago bar in 2012, saying she factored in his mental health in imposing the sentence. (May...
02:00, 05/07/2019

Foragers may have settled in the Amazon 10,000 years ago Human burial sites and evidence of hunting, foraging and a cooking hearth reveal that foragers lived in the Amazon thousands of years earlier than we thought...
14:49, 04/28/2019

DDAY prisoner of war looks back 75 years later 75 years have passed since Dennis Trudeau was taken prisoner by German soldiers after parachuting into France, but the memories are as clear as ever. (May 23)        ...
11:00, 05/23/2019

Facebook Is Getting Its Biggest Redesign in Years. Here’s What to Know (Bloomberg) — Facebook Inc. unveiled updates to the Groups feature of its main social network, doubling down on a successful but controversial part of the big blue app — and another sign that Facebook is moving toward more private, intima...
20:52, 04/30/2019

N Carolina man released after serving more than 40 years RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man who served more than 40 years in prison for a shopkeeper’s slaying in a failed robbery attempt is heading home. Attorney Theresa Newman of the Duke Wrongful Convictions Clinic says 81-year-old Charles R...
03:00, 05/24/2019

60 years on, 'Catch-22' lands on TV in new age of absurdity Joseph Heller's 1961 novel "Catch-22" was set in World War Two, but the makers of the first television adaptation believe its satirical take on the insanity of war is just as relevant in today's age of anxiety....
21:52, 05/14/2019

Lee Cattermole: ‘There were two years when I shouldn’t have been on the pitch’ After playing for years with a torn hip, the Sunderland midfielder is back to full fitness and ready for a League One play-off final date with CharltonIt is a cool March night at the Stadio Olimpico in 2006, Middlesbrough have just eliminated Roma fr...
13:52, 05/25/2019

5 Takeaways From 10 Years of Trump Tax Figures The Times obtained details from a decade of the president’s tax returns, revealing $1.17 billion in business losses. Here’s what else the numbers show....
02:13, 05/08/2019

D'Antoni has sights on 3 more years minimum Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni, who told ESPN he has let the team's GM and owner know he is "energized to keep coaching," has had preliminary discussions on a contract extension that would keep him from entering the final year of his current deal....
06:26, 05/20/2019

30-plus years of HyperCard, the missing link to the Web The Computer Lab's Beyond Cyberpunk Hypercard stack (credit: Beyond Cyberpunk!) Update: It's Memorial Day weekend here in the US, and the Ars staff has a long weekend accordingly. Many will spend that time relaxing or traveling with family, but mayb...
16:13, 05/25/2019

Storm could be India's strongest in 5 years India is preparing for the strongest landfalling tropical cyclone in nearly five years, as Tropical Cyclone Fani moves up the east coast of the subcontinent....
09:00, 05/02/2019

Alabama abortion law? What happens next for most restrictive ban in US in 40 years The Alabama Senate has passed a near-total ban on abortions. Here's everything you need to about the bill and where it's headed next.        ...
17:39, 05/15/2019

Limited-run BMW M5 Edition 35 Years announced News 17 May, 2019 To celebrate the 35th anniversary of the BMW M5, the German brand has released a new special edition model, limited to just 350 units...
07:26, 05/18/2019

Pakistan To Get $6 Billion From IMF Over Next Three Years: Official Pakistan will get $6 billion from the IMF over the next three years to meet its foreign debt obligations, the country's advisor on finance said on state television after an signing the agreement....
23:13, 05/12/2019

Oklahoma mayor has seen eight tornadoes in 20 years Moore, Okla., Mayor Glenn Lewis is resigned to his area of expertise. He has been the city's mayor for 25 years, a span during which his city has experienced eight tornadoes, including four rated EF4 or higher....
17:13, 05/03/2019

U.S. unemployment in April lowest in 50 years The United States added 263,000 jobs in April, while the unemployment rate declined to 3.6 percent, the lowest since 1969, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported....
17:13, 05/03/2019

What Joe Biden Has Said About Anita Hill Over the Years Mr. Biden said this week that he takes “responsibility” for the way Ms. Hill was treated when she testified in the 1991 hearings for Justice Clarence Thomas....
00:52, 05/01/2019

21 years ago, this was the smartphone of the future – and I just bought one It was 1998: a time when boy bands and GameBoy dominated popular culture. The Pokemon invasion was around the corner, renting VHS was still a thing, laptops were prohibitively expensive, and the Y2K bug was about to start sending satellites crashing ...
21:39, 05/23/2019

Man wins $167,407 after following same lotto routine for 30 years A Michigan man who has stuck to the same lottery playing routine for the past 30 years had his habits finally pay off when he won a $167,407 jackpot....
03:26, 05/15/2019

Porsche Celebrates 10 Years Of The Panamera Of course, there was a second generation to be made that it made its world debut on June 28, 2016. The development involved multiple streams: in addition to the Gran Turismo with a standard and......
12:39, 04/29/2019

Europe: 10 Years After Lehman: What’s Changed? European Financial Forecast editor Brian Whitmer touches on why today’s European financial markets are “180 degrees different” than they were 10 years ago, before the financial crisis....
14:52, 05/01/2019

Spain Is Going to the Polls for the Third Time in Four Years. Here’s What to Know Spain goes to the polls Sunday for its third general election in four years, as socialist Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez tries to break the political deadlock that has gripped his country and left him unable to govern. Over the last five years,...
18:39, 04/28/2019

May 2019 Ags Update See what’s happening in the Ags markets, including how the African Swine Fever crisis in China may affect the global hog market, latest on Black Sea Wheat and Corn markets, and more....
08:13, 05/14/2019

|UPDATE:about1500trappedSibanyeStillwaterminersbroughttosurface UPDATE: About 1 500 of the 1 800 workers who were trapped underground at a Sibanye Gold platinum operation after an incident in the shaft, have been saved so far, News24 reports....
23:13, 04/30/2019

Update Your WhatsApp Right Now WhatsApp users everywhere: Update your app now. A vulnerability in the app has allowed one company to install surveillance software on both iPhones and Android phones by calling users on the app, regardless of whether they answered. Worse, after a ca...
19:13, 05/14/2019

Man freed from prison after 30 years charged again with rape LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts man who spent three decades in prison for a rape he says he did not commit before being freed in 2016 is now accused by police of raping a woman in January. The Republican newspaper reports 50-year-old George Pe...
21:52, 05/04/2019

4 Your Health: Birth rates lowest in U.S. in 32 years Fewer babies were born in America in 2018. New government data shows there were roughly 3.7 million births in 2018. According to the Centers For Disease Control, that is the lowest total in 32 years. This year’s total is down two percent from l...
21:13, 05/15/2019

Man gets 4-plus years in counterfeit sporting tickets case PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Federal prosecutors in Philadelphia say a man has been sentenced to more than four years in prison in the sale of counterfeit tickets to sporting events, including the Super Bowl. Prosecutors said 45-year-old Eugene Smith of Litho...
01:00, 05/07/2019

From the archives: 30 years ago, a nascent 'Internet' was under attack A software worm invaded a supernetwork of computers and sparked a scare. Our report at the time heralded the rise of hacking and the importance of cybersecurity...
21:13, 04/28/2019

John Daly Is Still Driving, at the Tee and Wheel, After All These Years Daly, granted a waiver to be the second golfer ever to use a cart to get around at a major championship, got a hero’s welcome at the P.G.A. Championship....
12:52, 05/17/2019

Alabama abortion bill: What happens next for most restrictive ban in US in 40 years? The Alabama Senate has passed a near-total ban on abortions. Here's everything you need to about the bill and where it's headed next.        ...
19:00, 05/15/2019

For the first time in 47 years, Darrell Waltrip doesn't know what's next As the NASCAR Hall of Famer and longtime broadcaster heads into retirement next month, he's still wondering what he'll do. And he's still leaning on Rick Hendrick for advice....
01:52, 05/24/2019

Mangled van removed from Mount Lemmon, 19 years later MOUNT LEMMON, Ariz. – After 19 years sitting in a canyon off Catalina Highway, the mangled wreckage of a rusted van has finally been removed. Manuel Montijo drove the van off a cliff in 2000. His wife, Jenny said the remnants of the vehicle are...
19:13, 05/02/2019

Two retired PCSD detectives reunite after many years TUCSON – Earlier in the week, News 4 Tucson did a story on a man named Sergeant John Rock. Sgt. Rock is the oldest retired deputy with the Pima County Sheriff’s Department (PCSD). After the story ran, News 4 Tucson got a call to the newsr...
19:13, 05/02/2019

Mars Science Lab launch delayed two years NASA's launch of the Mars Science Laboratory -- hampered by technical difficulties and cost overruns -- has been delayed until the fall of 2011, NASA officials said at a news conference Thursday in Washington....
15:00, 04/28/2019

It’s taken me years to get comfortable saying this: I'm a gay footballer | Andy Brennan After ruminating over this decision for so many years and being entirely unsure about myself, I couldn’t be happierFirstly, it is really important for me to say that the main reason I am doing this is to make me feel most comfortable in who I am. It ...
15:39, 05/15/2019

Did we split from Neanderthals 400,000 years earlier than we thought? An analysis of fossil teeth suggests that the shared ancestor of modern humans and our Neanderthal cousins may have lived more than 800,000 years ago...
21:13, 05/15/2019

Would-be NYC subway bomber turned informant gets 10 years A former al Qaeda recruit who plotted to bomb New York City's subway system was sentenced to 10 years in prison on Thursday, nearly a decade after he pleaded guilty and became one of the U.S. government's most valuable counterterrorism informants....
01:13, 05/03/2019

Da Vinci died 500 years ago, but his legacy endures Leonardo da Vinci died 500 years ago at the age of 67. He was a universal genius driven by insatiable curiosity that led him to explore ideas in science, math, architecture, design, engineering, geology, cartography, sculpting, drawing and, of course...
14:00, 05/03/2019

Cards sign No. 1 pick Murray to 4 years, $35M Saying this is "just the beginning," No. 1 overall pick Kyler Murray signed a four-year deal with the Arizona Cardinals worth about $35 million, the team announced....
12:13, 05/10/2019

Tyler, the Creator forced to cancel first UK gig in four years The rapper, banned from entering the country in 2015, said impromptu London show got ‘too rowdy’The US rapper Tyler, the Creator, returned to the UK on Saturday, four years after he was banned from entering the country, only to see his impromptu gig ...
21:26, 05/18/2019

After years as the NBA playoffs’ JV bracket, the sun is rising in the East All four of the conference’s remaining teams are capable of winning it all, but each carries a measure of uncertainty and urgency that will ratchet up the drama....
15:39, 04/28/2019

Jeanette Winterson: ‘I can see why I’ve annoyed people over the years. But that’s who I am' Her new novel reimagines Frankenstein for the AI era. The Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit author talks immortality, anger and why she’s still an evangelistResearching Frankissstein, her 11th novel, led Jeanette Winterson down some unlikely digital pat...
14:26, 05/18/2019

One of our favorite ST: The Next Generation episodes aired 31 years ago This article contains spoilers about an episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation that aired 31 years ago today. That's outside the statute of limitations as far as we're concerned. Also, Lee Hutchinson did a great job with the image captions in th...
00:39, 05/10/2019

27 years later, woman wakes up from comatose state A woman in the United Arab Emirates has woken up after 27 years of being in a comatose state. Veuer's Sam Berman has the full story.        ...
17:13, 04/28/2019

Congressman struggles to forgive his shooter 2 years later Rep. Steve Scalise, the No. 2 House Republican leader, said Friday he still struggles to forgive the man who wounded him and four others two years ago in a shooting at a congressional baseball practice ....
19:39, 05/10/2019

'We knew we had something extraordinary': looking back on Woodstock, 50 years on In new documentary Woodstock: Three Days That Defined a Generation, the defining festival gets a closer look with never-before-heard insightEarly in the planning of Woodstock, 50 years ago this year, co-founder Joel Rosenmann had a hunch that he and ...
16:00, 05/25/2019

Former CIA officer jailed for 20 years for spying for China A former spy for the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency was sentenced on Friday to 20 years in prison after being convicted on charges of conspiring to transmit U.S. defense secrets to China, the Justice Department said....
00:26, 05/18/2019

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

What We've Learned About Target-Date Funds, 10 Years Later A decade after target-date funds were damaged during the financial crisis, they have re-emerged bigger than ever as retirement investments. But they still have vulnerabilities....
06:52, 05/06/2019

After three years away, Roger Federer returns to clay Having skipped the clay circuit the past two years, Roger Federer is back on the surface this week in Madrid in preparation for something bigger: the French Open....
17:52, 05/06/2019

ETA's bloody history: 853 killings in 60 years of violence The most-wanted member of the Basque separatist militant group ETA, who had been on the run for 17 years, was caught by police on Thursday in the French Alps....
15:00, 05/16/2019

‘American Taliban’ Lindh being released after 17 years FILE – American John Walker Lindh is seen in this undated file photo obtained Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2002, from a religious school where he studied for five months in Bannu, 304 kilometers (190 miles) southwest of Islamabad, Pakistan. Lindh, the you...
15:39, 05/23/2019

Thailand crowns king for first time in 69 years The Saturday coronation of Maha Varijiralongkorn is the first time anyone has sat on the throne since his father, King Bhumibol Adulyadej, died in 2016...
06:00, 05/05/2019

Kompany: For 15 years midfielders told me ‘Don’t shoot!’ "Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany revelled in his remarkable match-winning goal which left the club on the brink of defending their Premier League title, and dismissed suggestions he could retire at the end of the season."...
23:39, 05/06/2019

Report: U.S. economy grows 3.2 percent, best in 6 years The growth of the U.S. economy in the first quarter beat analyst predictions and recorded its best performance in six years, according to government figures released Friday....
14:53, 04/28/2019

Fights over lampposts could delay 5G rollout in the U.K. by two years In the U.K., 5G transmitters must be placed on a group of structures that are taller than a double-decker bus. According to The Guardian, this has turned lampposts into hot properties in the region because they are lined up close to each other and ar...
02:39, 05/20/2019

Earth’s water came from a collision 4 billion years ago Water arrived on Earth at exactly the same time that the moon was created over 4 billion years ago, according to a new study. This phenomenon is thought to have happened when an “ancient planet” called Theia smashed into Earth. Planetolog...
01:52, 05/24/2019

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

Rammstein releases first studio album in 10 years The German band Rammstein has finally put out a new album. If the songs on the self-titled album are any indication, the musicians seem to have become political, though no less controversial. Not all fans are pleased....
22:52, 05/17/2019

40 years of the laptop: how mobile PCs changed the world Main image: The IBM ThinkPad 700 series first appeared in 1992If you own a PC there’s a very good chance it's a lightweight and portable laptop, rather than a big and bulky desktop. Those rectangular boxes that are tethered to your desk h...
19:52, 05/06/2019

See Blake Lively's Most Iconic Met Gala Looks Over the Years Blake Lively has become a style icon over the years, turning heads in jaw-dropping outfits. When she's not dazzling audiences on the screen, the Gossip Girl alum is inspiring......
12:39, 05/05/2019

Making A Difference: Teacher Retires After 60 Years ESTILL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– After 60 years of teaching and hundreds of students later, West Irvine Elementary’s Mrs. J is retiring. A lot has changed since Jeannette Hughes’ days in a one-room schoolhouse. Mrs. J began teaching in ...
03:00, 05/24/2019

Airlines should eliminate single-use plastics in five years: Hi Fly CEO Airlines should get ahead of regulators by voluntarily eliminating single-use plastic within five years, the chief executive of Portuguese charter Hi Fly said, ahead of a Thursday forum on replacements for plastics on commercial flights....
12:39, 05/16/2019

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

Mount Everest on track for one of its deadliest years A narrow window of good weather has led to deadly overcrowding on Mount Everest. Most of the 10 deaths this month occurred after climbers spent too much time in the "death zone."...
18:26, 05/25/2019

Facebook’s FTC settlement could include 20 years of oversight Facebook is headed toward an agreement with the U.S. government over its privacy policies and practices that would put it under 20 years of oversight.Read More...
11:13, 05/14/2019

O.J. Simpson’s No. 32 given to Bills player for first time in 42 years Simpson, who last played for Buffalo in 1977, said he was "fine" with his number being worn by running back Senorise Perry, who plays mostly on special teams and was signed in the offseason....
11:26, 05/22/2019

Pakistan agrees to 13th bailout in 30 years from the IMF Pakistan will receive around $6 billion in a bailout from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) it was announced Sunday, the thirteenth time the South Asian country has received financing from the IMF in 30 years....
09:52, 05/13/2019

Ayesha Curry through the years: Her life in photos Ayesha Curry recently made waves on "Red Table Talk," where she told Jada Pinkett Smith how it makes her feel when women fawn over her famous husband.        ...
18:52, 05/21/2019

50 Years of Private Banking - A Special Report Euromoney Magazine has charted the birth, growth and maturity of the global private banking industry over 50 years. This special report is the distilled essence of five decades of innovation and change. We look at how private banking has evolved, and...
14:53, 04/28/2019

Man who was exonerated of murder after 16 years in prison will soon be a lawyer He was convicted at 17 of a rape and murder he didn't commit. He was exonerated at 32. Now, at 45, Jeffrey Deskovic is graduating law school.        ...
02:13, 05/10/2019

Fake German heiress gets 4-12 years behind bars A judge has sentenced the fake German heiress Anna Sorokin to four to 12 years behind bars for defrauding New York banks and hotels. Judge Diane Kiesel says she was "stunned by the depth of the defendant's deception." (May 9)    ...
02:13, 05/10/2019

| New York policeman tried five years after black man's death Five years after an African American father of six died after being apparently held in an illegal police chokehold, a video of which triggered the Black Lives Matter Movement, a disciplinary trial of the policeman accused of killing him got under way...
09:52, 05/14/2019

150 years ago, the day America started a grand party — too soon Americans were on pins and needles exactly 150 years ago. They gathered at train stations and outside newspaper offices eagerly awaiting word that a modern marvel was now a reality. They’d followed developments closely as two railroads raced each oth...
02:39, 05/11/2019

Jose Pedraza scores first stoppage win in five years Former lightweight world titleholder Jose Pedraza, in his first fight since losing his belt to Vasiliy Lomachenko in December, dominated Antonio Lozada for a TKO victory Saturday night in Kissimmee, Florida....
07:26, 05/26/2019

'Cyber flashers' in Singapore could now get two years in prison Singapore has criminalized the sending of unsolicited intimate images, or "cyber flashing," as part of a major crackdown on sexual harassment online....
01:39, 05/08/2019

'Earthworm Jim' returns after 20 years as an Intellivision exclusive It's been 20 years since there was a genuinely new Earthworm Jim game, and longer still since the original team was involved. However, the gang is coming back -- if you're willing to take a chance on a retro console. Intellivision Entertain...
17:00, 05/01/2019

20 numbers that explain Dan Snyder’s 20 years with the Redskins On May 25, 1999, NFL owners unanimously approved the $800 million sale of the team to a group led by a rich 34-year-old who was a lifelong Redskins fan. What could go wrong?...
06:52, 05/24/2019

Incidents of fly-tipping in England jump by almost 40% in six years LGA says councils struggling to tackle problem amid budget cuts and lenient sentencingThe illegal dumping of waste across England has increased by nearly 40% in six years.Local councils are struggling to tackle escalating fly-tipping as their budgets...
13:52, 05/11/2019

Venezuela announces end to exchange controls after 16 years Venezuela has announced the lifting of foreign exchange controls on banks for the first time in 16 years, but some observers are skeptical the measure will do much to lift the shrinking economy....
23:52, 05/13/2019

Donald Trump Somehow Lost $1 Billion in Ten Years We all know that our president is a terrible businessman, but information about his federal income tax returns obtained by the New York Times showss that he is even worse than previously thought. Between the years of 1985 and 1994, Trump lost an asto...
05:39, 05/08/2019

Spurs' Ginobili retires after 16 years in league "Aug 27 (Reuters) - San Antonio Spurs basketball star Manu Ginobili is retiring after 16 years in the National Basketball Association, the Argentine guard said on Monday."...
14:13, 05/01/2019

Britain, bread and the Berlin blockade, 70 years on In the postwar years, the UK played a major role in breaking the Berlin blockade. Back then, the way to win hearts and minds for democracy was through the stomach....
20:13, 05/11/2019

Pete Buttigieg releases 10 years of tax returns Pete Buttigieg released 10 years of tax returns on Tuesday that show the mayor of South Bend, Indiana, is among the lowest earning Democrats in the 2020 field....
15:52, 05/01/2019

Vegetative state: Years of minimal consciousness For 27 years, Munira Abdulla was in a vegetative state — not to be confused with a coma! DW explains the difference and what patients in a vegetative state are actually aware of....
16:26, 05/01/2019

50% of businesses fail in their first 5 years. What’s the secret for those that survive? An entrepreneur's technology infrastructure is now vital, especially at launch, when the technology foundation needs to be laid with an eye on the future.Read More...
17:26, 05/13/2019

Kenyan: UK man jailed for 4 years for explosive possession A Kenyan court has jailed a British national believed to be part of an extremist cell to four years in prison for possession of bomb-making material....
23:26, 05/09/2019

'Shop Contest: Happy 10 Years Stephen This month marks Editor-in-Chief Stephen Totilo’s 10th anniversary at Kotaku. A whole decade! Wow! In honor of this milestone, let’s take a look back at one of his most famous photos and see what fun we can have with it!...
00:00, 05/13/2019

75 years later, D-Day veteran still feels the pull of duty LONDON (AP) — Seventy-five years after George Skipper splashed ashore on Gold Beach, the former working-class lad from London’s East End is still focused on doing his duty. These days he’s on a mission to remember, and to remind younger g...
12:52, 05/24/2019

100 years on: the picture that changed our view of the universe Arthur Eddington’s photograph of the 1919 solar eclipse proved Einstein right and ushered in a century where gravity was kingA hundred years ago this month, the British astronomer Arthur Eddington arrived at the remote west African island of Príncipe...
11:13, 05/12/2019

StarCraft II goes free-to-play seven years after launch Enlarge If you've been zealously guarding your money since 2010, waiting for the day StarCraft II would finally be cheap enough to try out, you're in luck. At Blizzcon over the weekend, Blizzard announced the game would be transitioning to a free-...
13:39, 05/02/2019

Xi Praises a Student Protest in China. From 100 Years Ago. The Chinese leader marked the historic May 4 protest against Western colonialism. But under his brand of authoritarianism, even a demonstration from a century ago is tricky....
03:52, 04/30/2019

Dead could outnumber living on Facebook in 50 years The number of dead people on Facebook may outnumber the living within 50 years, according to an extreme-case analysis by academics from the University of Oxford....
12:39, 04/29/2019

After 18 Years Away, Ted Turner Is Back In The Wrestling Business With AEW Last Wednesday, All Elite Wrestling and WarnerMedia made a longstanding wrestling rumor official when they announced that the startup promotion’s flagship show will air weekly on TNT beginning this Fall. No financial terms were revealed in the initia...
18:13, 05/20/2019

Facebook's FTC punishment could involve 20 years of oversight Facebook and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) are edging closer to negotiating the tech giant's multibillion dollar penalty for security failures. Reuters reports that the deal "could be a month away" and could put the company under 20 years o...
19:39, 05/14/2019

Apple wants you to use your iPhone for three years… then 'do one last great thing with it' Apple's latest ad encourages users to do their part for the planet and trade in their old iPhone after they are done with it. But how much of this is related to the environment, and how much is Apple crassly tugging at user's heartstrings in order to...
04:39, 05/10/2019

Update: What It’s Like to Visit San Juan Now After Hurricane Maria, parts of the Puerto Rican capital are back in business, including many hotels and restaurants. Tourism is down but the scene can be lively....
18:00, 05/20/2019

I’m Still Never Sure When My PS4 Will Automatically Update A Game If you’re a PlayStation 4 owner, there’s an experience you’ve probably had many a time: Upon waking your console from Rest Mode, you’re greeted by a barrage of new game updates waiting to be downloaded, even though one of PS4's most-touted featur...
06:52, 05/16/2019

Update on the latest in sports: NBA PLAYOFFS-NUGGETS/TRAIL BLAZERS Blazers beat Nuggets, knot series DENVER (AP) — The Portland Trail Blazers are leaving Denver after splitting the first two games of the NBA Western Conference semifinal series against the Nuggets. CJ McCollum score...
13:26, 05/02/2019

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

Android Q: everything you need to know about Google's update New Android version out in public beta with smarter AI, more privacy and dark mode Google took the wraps off the next version of Android 10 Q at its IO developer conference in California this week, introducing a whole range of new features, gestures,...
08:39, 05/10/2019

Windows 10 May 2019 Update is now available – but only for some PCs We guessed that the May 2019 Update would be arriving this week, and Microsoft has indeed just kicked off the rollout of the next big upgrade for Windows 10.While the May 2019 Update is now officially available, Microsoft is taking what it describes ...
13:52, 05/22/2019

Update on the latest sports NBA PLAYOFFS-SCHEDULE Rockets try to avoid 0-3 hole HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Rockets hope to avoid falling into a 0-3 hole when they host Golden State Saturday night in Game 3. The pressure is on: No team has ever come back after losing the first t...
17:39, 05/04/2019

South Africa: the state of the arts 25 years after apartheid South Africa's young democracy is viewed throughout the world as an exemplary pluralistic rainbow nation. But as the country approaches its most important elections in 25 years, does art imitate life?...
22:39, 05/08/2019

Honey, Josh Gad is going to shrink the kids in a 30-years-later sequel Behold, the proud ranks of visionary science fiction stories that have continued their groundbreaking arcs through multiple decades on the big screen: Blade Runner. Alien. Terminator. And now, to these conceptually audacious and culturally significan...
05:52, 05/14/2019

Giorgio Armani toasts 10 years at his namesake restaurant While famed designer Giorgio Armani stays lean by sticking to an alcohol-free, veggie-based diet, he does allow himself to indulge when he drops by his NYC eatery, Armani Ristorante. “The risotto alla milanese, it’s my go-to. In the New York restaura...
20:39, 05/08/2019

Roma captain De Rossi to leave club after 18 years ROME (AP) — Roma captain Daniele De Rossi has surprisingly announced he is leaving his hometown club after 18 years. Roma made the announcement on its website, adding De Rossi will hold a news conference later Tuesday. The 35-year-old midfielder is e...
11:39, 05/14/2019

Iran sentences woman to 10 years for ‘spying’ for Britain Iran sentenced an Iranian woman to 10 years prison for spying for Britain, as tension rises between Tehran and some Western countries over its nuclear and missile programs....
17:39, 05/13/2019

India Just Posted The Worst Car Sales Data In Eight Years Passenger vehicle sales in April fell 17.1 per cent to 247,541 units from a year earlier, data released by the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers showed...
20:39, 05/13/2019

The Only Full Scale Test of a Nuclear Missile Was 57 Years Ago More than half a century ago this week, the United States conducted its only farm-to-table nuclear missile test. The test, code-named “Frigate Bird,” involved the launch of a Polaris missile from a submarine carrying a live nuclear warhead. The missi...
15:13, 05/09/2019

20 Years After Columbine, Schools Have Gotten Safer. But Fears Have Only Grown. The panic of mass shootings has ramped up efforts to secure schools. But anxieties remain high, even as federal data shows that schools are less violent....
14:50, 04/28/2019

5 years later, officer faces reckoning for chokehold death The deadly confrontation five summers ago flickers in Gwen Carr's mind, competing for attention with warm, happy memories of her late son Eric Garner's life....
15:13, 05/12/2019

US Man Faces 140 Years In Prison For Threatening To Kill Trump, Others A Connecticut man has been indicted after prosecutors say he threatened to kill US President Donald Trump and sent others bomb threats and mail containing suspicious white powder, according to court......
06:39, 05/13/2019

After 36 years, DNA evidence and genealogy help to ID a murder victim and her killer DNA evidence helped detectives to identify Mary Silvani. Her killer was much more difficult to find.        ...
04:26, 05/12/2019

Ex-pastor who raped adopted daughter receives 12 years KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — A former pastor who repeatedly raped his adopted teenage daughter has been given an effective 12 year prison sentence. The Knoxville News Sentinel reports prosecutors sought the maximum term of 72 years behind bars. The judge cited...
13:00, 05/13/2019

After More than 30 Years of Music, DJ Spinderella Says Salt-N-Pepa Fired Her After more than 30 years and countless hit records, DJ Spinderella has apparently been kicked out of Salt-N-Pepa. The legendary DJ announced the news on Instagram Thursday (May 2), stating she was fired via email back in January. This announcement of...
07:39, 05/05/2019

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

US Coach Gets 180 Years In Prison For Sexually Exploiting Over 400 Boys Saying that an AAU basketball coach in Iowa "exploited, manipulated and abused children for almost two decades," a judge sentenced him to 180 years in prison Thursday. Greg Stephen, 43, had pleaded......
23:52, 05/04/2019

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

Goldman Sachs makes biggest acquisition in 20 years Goldman Sachs just made its first M&A splash of the David Solomon era, scooping up United Capital in a bid to beef up its wealth-management business....
07:26, 05/17/2019

England-France: Channel Tunnel marks 25 years The Channel Tunnel, which connects southern England with northern France is marking its 25th anniversary. The world's longest undersea tunnel took some 200 years to build, with various changes and pauses along the way....
18:00, 05/04/2019

Motor racing: After 50 years, Andrettis look to bookend 500 wins In the run-up to the Indianapolis 500 the spotlight has been on Mario Andretti but come Sunday it is grandson Marco in the crosshairs as he attempts to lift a family curse by returning a member of the clan to Victory Lane at the famed Brickyard....
07:00, 05/26/2019

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

Drunk passenger faces six years in jail for ‘air hooliganism’ A drunk passenger was banned for life from flying on the Russian airline Aeroflot after he broke a flight attendant’s leg during a fight over a cigarette, a report said on Monday. Maxim Pashnin boarded a flight from Siberia to Moscow last week ...
16:39, 05/21/2019

Dyson Used a Heat Sink to Build a Light That Can Last for 60 Years Dyson Lightcycle is designed to adjusts its colour temperature and brightness in relation to your local daylight, "providing the right light for the right time of day."...
22:26, 05/08/2019

U.S. solar hits 2 million installations, will double in four years There are now more than 2 million solar installations in the United States, a milestone reached just three years after hitting the 1 million mark, an industry trade group said on Thursday....
13:52, 05/09/2019

Scheer says a Conservative government would balance the books in 5 years Scheer also accused the Liberals of stacking a panel on a media bailout in their favour and celebrated a court ruling blocking British Columbia from restricting oil shipments into the province....
09:00, 05/25/2019

These Samples Of Moon Rock Have Waited 50 Years For This Moment Neil Armstrong needed to pick up rocks - as many as he could carry, as interesting as he could find. The material he collected would constitute humanity's first samples taken from another world....
06:39, 05/13/2019

Iran says it has sentenced Iranian woman to 10 years for spying for UK Iran said on Monday it had sentenced an Iranian woman to 10 years prison for spying for Britain, as tension rises between Tehran and some Western countries over its nuclear and missile programs....
12:00, 05/13/2019

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

Birth rate in U.S. falls to lowest level in 32 years, CDC says The number of babies born in the U.S. in 2018 fell to the lowest level in 32 years, according to a government report released Wednesday. The numbers are part of a decadeslong trend toward fewer and fewer babies being born each year — which means we’r...
21:13, 05/15/2019

Landon Collins plans to take heartbreak out on Giants for years Landon Collins leaves the Giants with a broken heart and some extra incentive. “I’ve got a lot of motivation for the next six years,” Collins, who signed a six-year, $84 million contract with the Redskins this offseason, told NJ.com. Collins said it ...
03:00, 05/10/2019

Judd Trump lands punter £10,000 for snooker bet placed 21 years ago • Neil Morrice backed eight-year-old Trump to win title in 1998• ‘Even at eight they could tell he was something very special’A punter has won £10,000 after Judd Trump’s victory in the World Championship saw a 21-year-old bet finally come off. Racing...
20:52, 05/07/2019

AS Roma's 'Beating Heart' De Rossi Moving On After 18 Years The 35-year-old former World Cup winning midfielder will play his final game at home against Parma on May 26, but will not be retiring from professional football....
18:13, 05/14/2019

Tearful Godin announces he'll leave Atletico after nine years "Atletico Madrid captain Diego Godin will leave the club after nine years when his contract expires in June, the Uruguayan defender said at a news conference on Tuesday as he fought to hold back tears."...
18:52, 05/07/2019

Africans may have crossed the Strait of Gibraltar 4000 years ago Genetic analysis suggests ancient people from sub-Saharan Africa may have crossed the Strait of Gibraltar into Spain 1300 years earlier than we thought...
14:53, 04/28/2019

US, Russia seek better ties after years of diplomatic crises Senior officials have called for an overhaul of US-Russia ties, saying a more "constructive model" is necessary. Experts say attempts to normalize the often tense relationship will prove difficult, if it's even possible....
20:26, 05/14/2019

Florida man returns chunk of Stonehenge he swiped 60 years ago He didn’t have a heart of stone after all. A 90-year-old Florida man has returned a missing chunk of Britain’s prehistoric Stonehenge — more than 60 years after he swiped it. Brit-born Robert Phillips took a 42-inch-long piece of one of t...
01:13, 05/11/2019

‘The Simpsons’ predicted this ‘Game of Thrones’ twist 2 years ago Nostradamus hasn’t got anything on America’s favorite animated family. “The Simpsons” correctly predicted how Sunday’s “Game of Thrones” episode would end — way back in 2017. Warning: Spoilers ahead for Seaso...
23:26, 05/14/2019

Man sentenced to 16 years in prison for plot to blow up Chicago bar An Illinois man was sentenced on Monday to 16 years in prison for attempting to set off what he thought was a car bomb outside a downtown Chicago bar in 2012, a federal prosecutor said....
11:52, 05/07/2019

North Korea Says It’s Suffering Worst Drought In Nearly 40 Years (SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korea says it is suffering its worst drought in nearly four decades amid concern about a food crisis in the country. The official Korean Central News Agency said Wednesday that an average of 54.4 millimeters (2.1 in...
12:13, 05/15/2019

| Czech teacher survives 34 years with heart transplant A Czech teacher survived more than 34 years with a heart transplant, making him one of the longest living transplant patients, Czech media and a hospital say....
05:26, 05/15/2019

Optimus Prime, Megatron remember 35 years of Transformers MIAMI (AP) — The Autobots have been waging their battle to destroy the evil forces of the Decepticons for 35 years, but there’s no sign the men who voice the Transformers franchise’s two most iconic characters would ever take up ion blast...
20:13, 05/15/2019

New Scientist 50 years ago: The first test-tube babies, sort of It was still 10 years before IVF would be used successfully in humans – and that wasn’t on our radar when we reported on the first lab conceptions using mice...
14:53, 04/28/2019

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

US fertility falls to record low, fewest births in 32 years The U.S. fertility rate fell to a record low in 2018 and the number of births declined for a fourth consecutive year, the National Center for Health Statistics reported Wednesday....
07:39, 05/15/2019

Modern lifestyles shaped our evolution only a few thousand years ago Two new studies reveal recent evolutionary changes in Europe and East Asia, suggesting that modern living can change our immune systems and metabolism...
14:53, 04/28/2019

KM Mani: Kerala Legislator Who Served For 50 Consecutive Years Veteran Kerala Congress leader KM Mani, who died in Kottayam today, had been a dominant player in Kerala's coalition politics for over four decades, serving under six Chief Ministers. He was a......
14:53, 04/28/2019

Sony offers EA Access to PS4 owners, 5 years after the Xbox One Electronic Arts today revealed it’d be offering EA Access, its game subscription service, for PS4 owners. For Sony’s fans, this means the console gets the service five years after its competitor, the Xbox One. Between this and its other concessions t...
21:52, 05/07/2019

Ex-Autonomy CFO jailed for five years over Hewlett-Packard fraud Sushovan Hussain also fined $4m by US district judge over role of sale in British firm to Hewlett-PackardThe former chief financial officer of Autonomy has been jailed for five years, after a US jury found him guilty of fraud over the $11.1bn (£8.5bn...
07:00, 05/14/2019

Man charged with staging murder of newlywed wife over 33 years ago A Maryland man has been charged in his wife’s murder — more than 30 years after cops mistakenly determined she was killed in a home invasion. John Joseph Norton of Catonsville was indicted on first-degree murder charges stemming from his ...
06:52, 05/08/2019

Papua New Guinea prime minister resigns after 7 years PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea (AP) — Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Peter O’Neill has resigned after seven years on the job. His announcement Sunday follows weeks of high profile defections from his government to the opposition. O’Neill...
09:00, 05/26/2019

'It’s been killing us for 50 years': residents on living in Cancer Town Reserve, Louisiana, has a higher risk of cancer than anywhere in America – a hazard residents must face every day. We hear their storiesThe small town of Reserve sits 30 miles from New Orleans in Louisiana. Home to just under 10,000 residents, it is ...
05:13, 05/08/2019

More weapons found in Delaware prison 2 years after riot More than two years after a fatal riot, investigators have found more homemade weapons in a building at Delaware's maximum-security prison where a guard was killed and other staffers taken hostage....
02:52, 05/08/2019

House Democrat subpoenas six years of Trump tax returns Committee chair Richard Neal says treasury secretary and IRS commissioner must provide documents by 17 MayA top House Democrat on Friday issued subpoenas for six years of Donald Trump’s tax returns, giving the treasury secretary, Steven Mnuchin, and ...
10:39, 05/11/2019

IKEA to invest 400 million euros in France over next three years IKEA plans to invest 400 million euros ($448 million)in France over the next three years as it builds up its new city center stores in the country, IKEA France's chief executive Walter Kadnar said on Monday....
14:13, 05/06/2019

China Stocks Fall Most In Over 3 Years On Tariff Threats The blue-chip CSI300 index and the Shanghai Composite Index both tumbled more than 5 per cent, posting their steepest single-day drop since February 2016...
15:13, 05/06/2019

EA Access is finally coming to PS4 after years of Xbox exclusivity PlayStation 4 players will soon be able to grab their DualShock controllers and sign up for Electronic Arts’ game subscription service that lets subscribers do everything from play new titles early, play as much as you want from a big library o...
02:00, 05/08/2019

Woman in China sentenced to four years for slapping bus driver An unruly passenger who reached out and slapped a bus driver in a southern Chinese city has been sentenced to four years in prison, according to Chinese media....
20:00, 05/10/2019

Formula One racing returns to Netherlands for the first time in 35 years • Dutch Grand Prix will be on Formula One calendar next season• Max Verstappen’s rise has encouraged F1 to strike a dealFormula One is returning to the Netherlands for the first time in 35 years after announcing the Dutch Grand Prix will be on the ca...
14:39, 05/14/2019

Comcast to sell its stake in Hulu to Disney in five years Comcast has agreed to sell its stake in Hulu in five years to Disney and give up its voting rights immediately, according to a statement.        ...
16:13, 05/14/2019

‘Elephant Man’ Joseph Merrick’s grave found after 130 years His final resting place has finally been unearthed. Joseph Merrick, famously known as “The Elephant Man” due to a congenital head deformity, died in 1890 — but the location of his burial plot was long unknown. Now, Jo Vigor-Mungovin, auth...
18:52, 05/06/2019

Prosecutor requests 20 years in jail for ex-Peru president LIMA, Peru (AP) — Prosecutors in Peru are asking a judge to sentence former President Ollanta Humala to 20 years behind bars for his alleged role in Latin America’s biggest graft scandal. Prosecutor German Juarez told a judge Tuesday that evide...
22:13, 05/07/2019

CBS shows the first new image of Patrick Stewart as Picard in 17 years Enlarge / A photo taken of the brief video clip CBS showed at the Upfronts. (credit: Kate Aurthur) We now have our first look at Patrick Stewart in character as Star Trek: The Next Generation's Jean-Luc Picard since the film Star Trek: Nemesis back...
03:52, 05/16/2019

Six Years Ago, He Helped Expose VW’s Diesel Fraud. This Year, G.M. Let Him Go. Hemanth Kappanna’s research helped plunge Volkswagen into a scandal that continues to plague it. In February, he got two months’ pay and a one-way ticket to India....
20:39, 05/06/2019

Man freed from prison after 30 years faces new rape charge A Massachusetts man who spent roughly 30 years in prison for rape before being freed in 2016 is facing new charges in connection with a January sex assault, authorities said. George Perrot, 51, was arraigned Monday in Salem Superior Court on charges ...
20:52, 05/06/2019

Meet the toddler-sized T-Rex cousin from 92 million years ago WASHINGTON — History’s most frightening dinosaur, the Tyrannosaurus rex, came from a long line of pipsqueaks. Scientists have identified a new cousin of the T-Rex as a dinosaur that only reached the 3-foot height of a toddler. If it stretched its duc...
04:26, 05/07/2019

'Shop Contest: Happy 10 Years Stephen, Winners! Last week marked 10 years for Kotaku’s big boss Stephen Totilo and to celebrate we took one of his most famous photos and had some fun with it. I got a nice mix of video games, timely Game Of Thrones creations, and other shenanigans....
14:52, 05/19/2019

'Tolkien' looks at early years of 'Lord of the Rings' writer J.R.R. Tolkien's fantastical world of hobbits, elves and orcs have won over fans around the world in the decades since "The Hobbit" and "The Lord of the Rings" stories were published....
03:13, 04/29/2019

Vodafone found security flaws in Huawei kit years ago Vodafone has revealed that it found security flaws in equipment provided by Chinese hardware maker Huawei to its Italian business in 2011 and 2012.The world's second largest mobile operator said that it had found security vulnerabilities in two ...
19:52, 04/30/2019

EIA sees fuel prices below 2018 average for the next two years U.S. retail fuel prices will drop this year and in 2020 from 2018, but in both cases higher than January levels due to mandated lower sulfur in marine fuel....
17:26, 04/28/2019

Bayern Munich celebrating 40 years of Uli Hoeness as manager BERLIN (AP) — Forty years after he first started as general manager, Uli Hoeness is being celebrated by Bayern Munich for turning it into one of the world’s most successful clubs. Hoeness began administrative duties on May 1, 1979, after his pl...
16:00, 05/02/2019

US Ex-Spy Sentenced To 20 Years In Prison For Selling Secrets To China A former defense and intelligence contractor who sold classified documents to the Chinese government, and then claimed that he was actually working a reverse sting to expose Chinese spying methods,......
21:13, 05/18/2019

After years in the dark, Navajo Nation homes get electricity ARIZONA — Miranda Haskie sits amid the glow of candles at her kitchen table as the sun sinks into a deep blue horizon silhouetting juniper trees and a nearby mesa. Her husband, Jimmie Long, Jr., fishes for the wick to light a kerosene lamp as the cou...
18:00, 05/20/2019

U of A researchers: 5 to 10 years from implementing mosquito ‘birth control’ TUCSON- Researchers say they have invented a “birth control” for mosquitoes, and say they could implement the treatment as early as 2024. Dr. Roger Miesfeld at the University of Arizona has been working on the project with his team for mo...
15:13, 05/18/2019

Postman Retires After 35 Years, Gets A Hawaiian Surprise From Strangers Longtime mail carrier Floyd Martin retired from his neighborhood route in Marietta, Georgia, on Thursday, which might have called for a handshake or even a cake to send him off....
06:00, 05/25/2019

150 years ago, 12 men in Cincinnati took a chance on baseball and changed the world The Cincinnati Red Stockings did something brand new in 1869, and it worked, for a year. Now, a monument will honor that effort for all time.        ...
16:00, 05/03/2019

Google stored some G Suite passwords in plaintext for 14 years Google revealed that it recently discovered a bug that caused a subset of its enterprise G Suite customers to have their passwords stored in an unhashed — albeit encrypted — form for about 14 years. “This is a G Suite issue users only — no free consu...
10:39, 05/22/2019

Woman meets daughter 70 years after giving her up for adoption A 90-year-old Louisiana woman who put her newborn up for adoption more than 70 years ago has been reunited with her daughter thanks to a DNA test. Elizabeth Pullen of Lafayette said she never thought she would see her daughter again after giving her ...
07:13, 05/18/2019

A man who spent nearly 46 years in prison for a wrongful conviction will get $1.5 million Imprisoned for more than 45 years for a murder he didn't commit, Richard Phillips spent more time behind bars than any other wrongfully imprisoned person in America....
09:00, 05/22/2019

Facebook will be overrun by dead people within 50 years: study Facebook has a grave problem. By the year 2070, dead users could outnumber living ones on the social network, with potential implications for how our digital profiles are stored, according to new research from the Oxford Internet Institute. The resea...
14:13, 05/02/2019

WWE made up for years of Bayley missteps with one spectacular night Becky Lynch still has one belt, Bayley has one, too, and the entire women’s division is better for it. Bayley winning the women’s Money in the Bank ladder match, helping out a defeated Lynch and cashing in on Charlotte Flair to become SmackDown women...
20:13, 05/20/2019

US War Pilot, Shot Down In Iraq 15 Years Ago, Returns As Senator Tammy Duckworth, the helicopter pilot who lost her legs when she was shot down over Iraq 15 years ago, returned to the country for the first time this week as a US senator, her office said Friday....
05:00, 04/29/2019

GM engineers hid secret tailgate in storage room for 2 years The secret story behind one of the most innovative features on the new 2019 GMC Sierra pickup, made by General Motors.        ...
16:00, 05/20/2019

A history of Webster Hall’s 133 years of rocking New York If halls could talk, this one would scream. Webster Hall is making its triumphant return to the New York music scene, but few fans know this East Village spot’s long history. Dating back to 1886, this hallowed space housed everyone from suffragettes ...
22:00, 05/02/2019

After Nearly 40 Years, Video Games Still Don't Do Lord Of The Rings Justice For decades, The Lord of the Rings has been one of the world’s most influential and revered stories. While J.R.R. Tolkien’s fantasy series has been successfully adapted into a beloved film trilogy, the track record of video games set in Middle-Earth ...
20:13, 05/22/2019

Emperor Akihito becomes first Japanese monarch to abdicate in 200 years Japan's Emperor Akihito formally abdicated Tuesday during a historic ceremony in Tokyo, becoming the country's first monarch to step down from the Chrysanthemum Throne in two centuries....
15:26, 04/30/2019

Bangladeshi, Who Mistakenly Crossed Over To India 23 Years Ago, To Return A Bangladeshi man with mental disabilities, who had crossed over to India accidentally over two decades ago, finally met his family in a jail in Assam's Tezpur on Sunday, officials said....
21:52, 05/19/2019

Minecraft Players Are Celebrating 10 Years With Cakes, Artwork And More Minecraft turns 10 this weekend and fans of the popular-blocky-game are celebrating this big milestone in various ways, like baking cakes in real life or sharing old stories and screenshots....
03:52, 05/20/2019

Protecting young people: 100 years of Save the Children Save the Children has been working to protect young people for a century now. To mark the anniversary, the organization is looking back at its founder as it faces new crises....
11:26, 05/19/2019

Mexico morgue left bodies to rot for 2 years before autopsy A state human rights commission says a morgue in western Mexico was so overcrowded and poorly run that some unidentified bodies were left to rot for two years before being autopsied....
02:13, 05/23/2019

Recent storm reveals ancient trees that are more than 4,500 years old A recent storm and low-tides have re-revealed these prehistoric trees which died over 4,500 years ago. Buzz60’s Mercer Morrison has the story.        ...
17:00, 05/22/2019

50 years later, Ron Swoboda’s catch still symbol of Mets miracle This is about how an ordinary man can seize one extraordinary moment, as much as anything. The coming weeks and months will be a glorious celebration of the golden anniversary of the Mets’ golden summer, and all the wonderful memories forever attache...
04:52, 05/19/2019

Mario Andretti relives his sole Indy 500 win 50 years later SportsPulse: Racing legend Mario Andretti looks back on one of the greatest accomplishments of his incredible career: winning the 1969 Indy 500.        ...
09:52, 05/03/2019

Ex-Officer in Florida Gets 25 Years in Prison for Killing Black Man Nouman Raja, a former Palm Beach Gardens police officer, was convicted of manslaughter and attempted first-degree murder in the 2015 shooting of Corey Jones, 31....
18:26, 04/28/2019

"Ban PM For 72 Years": Akhilesh Yadav On PM's Trinamool Lawmaker Claim Attacking Narendra Modi for claiming that 40 Trinamool legislators were in touch with him, Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday said the prime minister should be "banned for 72 years"......
10:13, 04/30/2019

Ex-Harlem teacher who hid explosives in home gets 6 years in prison One of the twin brothers who were busted last year for keeping bomb-making materials in their Bronx apartment — a former Harlem Prep teacher who enlisted the help of students to make explosives — has been sentenced to nearly six years in prison....
02:26, 05/23/2019

Nickelodeon actor reveals he transitioned genders 20 years ago Actor Michael D. Cohen, who voices the character Schwoz Schwartz on Nickelodeon’s longest-running live-action sitcom, “Henry Danger,” has just revealed that he is transgender. “I was misgendered at birth,” Cohen tells Time. “I ident...
06:13, 05/24/2019

Venus may have had a climate suitable for life billions of years ago Nowadays, Venus is sweltering with no liquid water on its surface. But billions of years ago it may have had an ocean and a relatively pleasant climate...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Saturn’s rings formed in a smash-up less than 100 million years ago Some of the Cassini spacecraft’s final measurements of Saturn’s gravitational field show that its rings are younger than we thought, and its winds run deeper...
19:00, 04/28/2019

S&P 500 posts best four-month run in nearly nine years; Apple jumps after hours The S&P 500 eked out another record high close on Tuesday and capped its best four-month stretch in nearly nine years after a recent rally that helped to restore investors' belief in the decade-long bull run....
01:26, 05/01/2019

Canada Agrees to Take Back Trash Sent to Philippines Years Ago The garbage, which was mistakenly shipped to the Philippines in 2013 and 2014, had been the subject of a diplomatic dispute and outrage from President Rodrigo Duterte....
10:39, 05/23/2019

From Eric the robot to Dorothy’s slippers: 10 years of Kickstarter A decade on from the birth of the crowdfunding platform, Tim Adams talks to cofounder Perry Chen and looks back at some of its greatest campaignsThe idea of Kickstarter first formed in the mind of Perry Chen in 2001. A native New Yorker, Chen was 25,...
16:13, 05/04/2019

J’Ouvert shooter gets over 17 years in death of promising student The man who drunkenly shot a 22-year-old woman in the face, killing her, during Brooklyn’s 2016 J’Ouvert celebration was sentenced Friday to 17 and 1/3 years prison by a judge who blasted the gunman’s “idiocy” and “...
03:52, 05/18/2019