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08/23/2019

A Hong Kong ‘Troublemaker’ With a Clean Conscience Jimmy Lai, alone among the territory’s elite, supports the protests and refuses to pay even token obeisance to Beijing, which calls him a “black hand” and a C.I.A. agent....
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Hyundai Ioniq Hyundai's version of the modern eco-car debuted for the 2018 model year and is ready for its first freshening, which may be unveiled as early as November at the Los Angeles Auto Show....
08:17, 08/23/2019

Kia Seltos The new crossover shares its platform with the popular Hyundai Kona subcompact crossover, but has not been confirmed for sale in the U.S. The Seltos is built in Korea and India. U.S. journalists taken to Korea to drive the crossover compared it favor...
08:17, 08/23/2019

Kia Forte The compact car, in its third generation, received a redesign for the 2019 model year and looks more like the Stinger, which sits on a different platform....
08:17, 08/23/2019

North Korea takes swipe at Trump’s secretary of state, but says it’s ready to talk Working-level talks between the United States and North Korea have yet to restart since stalling after the failed second summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Hanoi in February....
08:17, 08/23/2019

Paige Thompson, Capital One data breach suspect, remaining jailed before rial Paige Thompson, a former Amazon software engineer who goes by the online alias "erratic," has a history of stalking and threatening to kill people and to get herself killed by police, prosecutors said....
08:17, 08/23/2019

Low Wages, Sexual Harassment and Unreliable Tips. This Is Life in America’s Booming Service Industry Published in partnership with The Fuller Project, a non-profit newsroom that reports on issues impacting women. After an eight-hour shift on her feet, shuffling between a stuffy kitchen and the red vinyl booths of Broad Street Diner, Christina Munce ...
08:17, 08/23/2019

Think You Can Stay Sane On a 20-Hour Flight? This Airline Is Testing the Long-Haul Endurance Challenge Qantas Airways will run marathon ghost flights from New York and London to Sydney carrying just a few staff to see how the human body holds up before commercial services start. Qantas said Thursday it will simulate the world’s longest direct fl...
08:17, 08/23/2019

Dem senator hit with bar complaint for ‘openly threatening’ Supreme Court Conservative watchdog Judicial Watch has accused Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., of “openly threatening the U.S. Supreme Court,” in a complaint brought before the Rhode Island Judiciary....
08:17, 08/23/2019

Inslee quickly announces re-election bid for governor after dropping out of White House race Hours after ending his presidential campaign, two-term Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee of Washington State announced he’s running for re-election next year....
08:17, 08/23/2019

Sanders agrees to 'Medicare-for-all' change after union concerns Sen. Bernie Sanders is making changes to his signature policy proposal – "Medicare-for-all" – in order to address union concerns that a shift to single-payer health care could force members to give up hard-fought insurance plans for nothing in return...
08:17, 08/23/2019

Federal court undercuts progressive efforts to nullify Electoral College, rules electors can vote freely In a major blow to state-by-state progressive efforts to effectively replace the Electoral College with a nationwide popular vote, a federal appeals court ruled on Tuesday that presidential electors have the absolute right to vote for presidential ca...
08:17, 08/23/2019

Bernie Sanders signals his administration would pursue 'criminal' charges against oil executives Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., upped the ante in his progressive agenda on Thursday when he signaled support for criminal charges against executives at oil companies....
08:17, 08/23/2019

Protests erupt after DNC puts kibosh on climate change-focused debate The Democratic National Committee's summer meeting in San Francisco erupted into a hail of protests on Thursday, as unruly environmentalist activists condemned the party's decision not to hold a presidential primary debate focused exclusively on clim...
08:17, 08/23/2019

Dem Rep. Tom Malinowski: We need illegal immigrants to 'mow our beautiful lawns' Rep. Tom Malinowski, D-N.J., defended the presence of both legal and illegal immigrants on Tuesday, asking his constituents: "Who do you think is mowing our beautiful lawns?"...
08:17, 08/23/2019

Leading House Dem calls out Omar and Tlaib amid Trump attack for furthering anti-Semitism with 'vile' cartoon House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler, D-N.Y., called out members of both parties on Thursday, claiming they helped further anti-Semitism in the nation's "political dialogue."...
08:17, 08/23/2019

Democratic voters in New Hampshire blame climate change for economic woes The 2020 Democratic presidential hopefuls flocking to the first-in-the-nation primary state of New Hampshire could encounter voters who claim they are feeling the effects of climate change in their pocketbooks -- as they seek to woo Democrats who cou...
08:17, 08/23/2019

Android replacing dessert names with numbered versions Google announced Thursday it's ditching dessert-themed names for versions of its Android operating system, switching instead to numbered identifications....
08:17, 08/23/2019

48 pounds of cocaine found in banana boxes at Washington grocery store Employees at a Washington state grocery store found $550,000 worth of cocaine hidden in boxes of bananas meant for sale, local law enforcement officials said Thursday....
08:17, 08/23/2019

Justice Department indicts 80 in online scams linked to Nigeria The Justice Department unsealed a 252-count indictment accusing 80 people in the United States and Nigeria of attempting to steal millions of dollars through Internet scams....
08:17, 08/23/2019

Lawmakers want probe after EPA allows some refineries to stop using ethanol U.S. lawmakers are calling for an investigation into the Environmental Protection Agency's decision to exempt 31 small refineries from using ethanol in their fuel blends, as is required by federal law....
08:17, 08/23/2019

Smithsonian National Zoo celebrates Bei Bei the panda's 4th birthday The Smithsonian National Zoo in Washington, D.C., celebrated Bei Bei the giant panda's fourth birthday on Thursday ahead of his planned transfer to China....
08:17, 08/23/2019

Attorney generals, telecoms sign plan to combat illegal robocalls Twelve of the nation's largest telecommunications companies and attorney generals from all 50 states and D.C. announced an agreement Thursday to combat illegal robocalls....
08:17, 08/23/2019

Smoke causes Hawaiian Airlines flight to make emergency landing; 7 injured Smoke filled the cargo hold and cabin of Hawaiian Airlines flight HA47 to Honolulu, forcing the plane to make an emergency landing, the company said....
08:17, 08/23/2019

U.S. SEC fines Deutsche Bank $16 million to settle foreign corruption charges Deutsche Bank has agreed to pay more than $16 million to settle charges that it violated U.S. corruption laws by hiring relatives of foreign government officials in order to win or retain business, the U.S. markets regulator said on Thursday....
07:51, 08/23/2019

Asian stocks struggle ahead of Powell's speech; yuan at fresh 11-1/2 year low Asian shares struggled to make headway on Friday as uncertainty over how much further the U.S. Federal Reserve would cut interest rates added to investors' worries over slowing global growth....
07:51, 08/23/2019

Walmart, Tesla look to address issues surrounding solar systems Walmart Inc and Tesla Inc are looking to address all issues surrounding the solar installations at Walmart stores, the companies said late on Thursday, two days after the retailer sued the electric carmaker for "widespread negligence" that led to r...
07:51, 08/23/2019

Seeking clarity from Fed's Powell? Good luck with that When Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell speaks in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, on Friday, traders will comb through his remarks for clues on whether the U.S. central bank will deliver more rate cuts this year....
07:51, 08/23/2019

President Trump Is Pissed That Automakers Are Ignoring His Emissions Rollback President Trump is pissed at Ford for siding with California over him, Care by Volvo is in hot water, German automakers team up for autonomous cars, more Tesla turnover, and much more on The Morning Shift of Thursday, August 22, 2019....
07:51, 08/23/2019

This 170-Car Attempt To Break The Burnout World Record Might Be Thwarted Due To Paperwork Breaking a world record is an arduous way to achieve global recognition. It takes skill, dedication, organization and knowing who to call to witness your act of wonderment and confirm that, indeed, your beard of bees is the heaviest or your 300 skate...
07:51, 08/23/2019

We're Really Doing This, Aren't We By now you’ve no doubt seen those Mercedes-Benzes with the illuminated LED three-point stars in the grille. Mercedes describes this accessory as “subtle,” “sophisticated” and “eye-catching.” I think it’s only one of those things, the last one, and wi...
07:51, 08/23/2019

We've Got A Diverse Group Of Cars On Track Today. What Do You Want To Know? Today a contingent of Jalopnik staffers are hanging out at New York’s Monticello Motor Club to track test an eclectic batch of cars: a Mustang GT350, Acura NSX, Hyundai Veloster N, BMW X4 X Competition, and a Mazda 3 hatchback. We’ve got a few featur...
07:51, 08/23/2019

Hyundai Teases New EV Concept Called『45』And Yes Those Things Are Part Of The Name Prior to its official introduction at the Frankfurt Motor Show next month, Hyundai teased the rear of their new electric vehicle concept, complete with a nice big band of animated dot-matrix taillight goodness. The car is called 『45』 and it seems lik...
07:51, 08/23/2019

Turns Out A Road Made Of Solar Panels Was, In Fact, A Bad Idea There will be some hiccups on our path to a more environmentally-friendly future. Some hiccups, like exploding electric cars, will be bigger than others. So, I’m willing to excuse France for the very, very predictable failure of their solar panel roa...
07:51, 08/23/2019

A Reminder That You Can Get Another German Wagon With Over 500 HP For A 'Reasonable' Price If you didn’t catch the news, the Audi RS6 Avant—a super-wagon that we Americans were denied for so long—will finally hit our shores in 2020. I didn’t believe it would happen, but I’m happy to be proven wrong. However, if you don’t have the patience ...
07:51, 08/23/2019

Here's How Mobile Tire Installation Works And Why You Might Want To Try It Mobile auto services are more common than you might realize. At least in Los Angeles, it’s pretty easy to find a detailer, a mechanic or even a body and paint tech to come out and work on your car wherever. Now, you can even get tires mounted and bal...
07:51, 08/23/2019

Could You Endure 20 Hours In Coach? Qantas Plans To Find Out The world’s longest commercial flight is 9,534 miles from Newark to Singapore and takes anywhere from 15 to 19 hours depending on winds. Nineteen hours is a long time to spend anywhere consecutively other than a womb or a grave, both of which provide...
07:51, 08/23/2019

What's The One Car Every American Can Agree On? I realize this likely isn’t news to anyone, but current-day America is an extremely divided place. Everybody hates everybody else, and we’re all the absolute worst. I’d like to believe the cleansing, healing power of the automobile can help bridge th...
07:51, 08/23/2019

If You Want Fun, Do You Buy A New Mazda Miata Or A Cheap Used One? Everyone knows the current Mazda Miata is fun, but I don’t think it gets enough credit for being the engineering marvel it is. The car weighs about 2,300 pounds, depending on equipment. And despite 30 years of improvements in safety technology—much o...
07:51, 08/23/2019

The Electric Porsche Taycan Packs Five Screens And One Is Just For The Passenger Just ahead of the debut of maybe the first true Tesla competitor, the Porsche Taycan, the Stuttgart-based automaker shared official photos of the EV sedan’s interior. It’s filled with five screens, one of which is solely for the passenger, and the di...
07:51, 08/23/2019

Here's Your First Peek At What A 2021 Spec Formula One Car Might Look Like The next generation of Formula One regulations are supposed to fix the sport. We’re all well aware of how difficult passing can be in with the current specification car, as the turbulence caused by following in the wake of a car ahead makes your own ...
07:51, 08/23/2019

GMC Packs The Sierra Full Of Cameras To Make Towing So Much Easier The new GMC Sierra has 15 different camera views available to help you see out, behind, above, around, and behind any cargo you might have in the bed, or trailer you might be towing. This afternoon I hopped into the driver’s seat and tested out a few...
07:51, 08/23/2019

The Team Goodsmile Racing Hatsune Miku Mercedes AMG GT3, which is racing in the 10 hours of Suzuka t The Team Goodsmile Racing Hatsune Miku Mercedes AMG GT3, which is racing in the 10 hours of Suzuka this weekend, continues to have a very good livery. That is all. ...
07:51, 08/23/2019

Russia sends robot into space to test out new booster rocket Russia has sent a humanoid robot to the International Space Station as part of tests on a new rocket that is expected to replace the current vehicle....
07:51, 08/23/2019

Mountain lion bites Colorado boy, 8, on head, injuries 'serious,' wildlife officials say An eight-year-old boy in Colorado suffered "serious" injuries Wednesday night after a mountain lion bit him on the head in his backyard, officials said....
07:51, 08/23/2019

Tennessee girl, 2, recovering after caretaker allegedly burned her feet with scalding water following 'bad day' A 2-year-old girl in Tennessee is recovering from the first of many surgeries after her caretaker allegedly burned her feet with scalding water because the child had "a bad day." ...
07:51, 08/23/2019

Detroit man charged with murder in death of girl, 9, who was killed by pit bulls A Michigan man is facing murder charges after his three dogs brutally attacked and killed a 9-year-old girl in Detroit earlier this week, according to Thursday reports....
07:51, 08/23/2019

White supremacist gang members indicted in major Nevada sting operation, reports say More than 20 members of a Nevada white supremacist prison gang were indicted this week on a slew of charges ranging from murder and robbery to drug trafficking and racketeering....
07:51, 08/23/2019

Bus companies reject calls to ban immigration agents from boarding Despite calls for bus companies to refuse to allow federal immigration officials onboard, several coach companies say they will continue to cooperate....
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$1 million worth of cocaine found in banana box shipments at Washington Safeway stores, police say Authorities in Washington state have opened an investigation after employees at three Safeway stores reported finding more than $1 million worth of cocaine hidden in boxes of bananas....
07:51, 08/23/2019

North Dakota court overturns life term for man whose girlfriend cut baby from neighbor's womb A man who was sentenced to life in prison for kidnapping a baby who was cut from his neighbor's womb by his girlfriend and lying to police about it will receive a new hearing....
07:51, 08/23/2019

Michigan priest charged with binding boy in plastic, leaving him in closet A Catholic priest in Michigan wrapped a teen boy in plastic and tape and kept him in a church janitor's closet against his will for more than an hour, investigators said Thursday....
07:51, 08/23/2019

Man, 49, arrested after body of Dallas woman, 22, found in burning SUV A 49-year-old Texas man has been arrested and charged with capital murder in the death of a woman whose body was found in her burning SUV, according to Dallas police....
07:51, 08/23/2019

Former Texas health care worker gets 2 life sentences for raping 74-year-old patient with dementia: report A Fort Worth man will spend the rest of his life behind bars for raping a 74-year-old patient – who could not move or speak – at a nursing home last year....
07:51, 08/23/2019

Judge speeds up citizenship oath for pregnant woman with contractions A judge in Los Angeles sped up the naturalization of a pregnant 31-year-old Armenian woman Thursday when she said she started having contractions before the ceremony....
07:51, 08/23/2019

Missing Cipriani head chef's body found at New York hostel, police say The body of a head chef at a popular New York City restaurant was found dead Wednesday at a hostel in Queens after he had been missing for four days, police told Fox News. ...
07:51, 08/23/2019

Louisiana boy, 5, brings cocaine to school, police say; 2 adults arrested A man and woman in Louisiana were arrested after a kindergartner brought three bags of cocaine to a New Orleans-area school Tuesday, investigators said. ...
07:51, 08/23/2019

Serial killer who targeted gay men executed in Florida after eating hardy last meal A mass murderer known as the “I-95 killer,” who spent the majority of 1994 targeting gay men -- including a Navy World War II veteran -- along the busy travel corridor, ate three burgers, fries and bacon before he was executed late Thursday in Florid...
07:51, 08/23/2019

Lightning strike in Poland, heavy thunderstorm blamed for at least 5 deaths, more than 100 injuries in Tatra Mountains Several people are dead and a dozen reported injured after lightning struck during a thunderstorm in Poland's southern Tatra Mountains, officials said. ...
07:51, 08/23/2019

Flemish politicians jokingly offer Trump part of Belgium for 1 euro A group of Flemish nationalist politicians on Thursday joked that President Trump could buy a southern region in Belgium at a steal – for only 1 euro – after Danish leaders spurned his idea to buy Greenland. ...
07:51, 08/23/2019

2 Green Berets killed in combat in Afghanistan identified The U.S. Army’s Special Operations Command has released the names of the two Green Berets who were killed Wednesday during combat operations in Afghanistan....
07:51, 08/23/2019

Russian model, track athlete found dead on roadside after going for run A Russian track athlete and model turned up dead on the side of the road earlier this week after she'd gone on a training run, according to a report. ...
07:51, 08/23/2019

Eminem's music publisher claims Spotify owes millions in royalties Eminem's music publisher has filed a copyright-infringement lawsuit against streaming giant Spotify over the hit "Lose Yourself" and more than 200 other songs....
07:51, 08/23/2019

Taylor Swift drops 'Lover' video ahead of album launch Taylor Swift has offered a bit of love to all the fans who are eagerly awaiting Friday's release of her seventh album: A video for its title track, "Lover."...
07:51, 08/23/2019

California man with firearms cache pleads not guilty to threatening a workplace shooting A Southern California man with a cache of firearms pleaded not guilty on Thursday to charges of threatening to shoot up a hotel, in a case that police described as an averted attack that followed three mass shootings over the past month....
07:51, 08/23/2019

MIT sets review of donations, apologizes for Jeffrey Epstein ties Massachusetts Institute of Technology President Rafael Reif said on Thursday that the elite university would review its process for accepting donations after taking about $800,000 from foundations controlled by financier Jeffrey Epstein, who committe...
07:51, 08/23/2019

Florida scientists induce spawning of Atlantic coral in lab for first time Scientists in Florida have artificially induced reproductive spawning of an endangered Atlantic coral species for the first time in an aquarium setting, a breakthrough they say holds great promise in efforts to restore depleted reefs in the wild....
07:51, 08/23/2019

Bernie Sanders meets California fire victims, lays out Green New Deal Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders on Thursday unveiled a $16.3 trillion climate change strategy on a tour of northern California that included meeting families displaced by deadly wildfires and a rally in the state capital Sacramento....
07:51, 08/23/2019

Florida executes man convicted of killing gay men during crime spree in 1994 A man convicted of targeting three gay men who had befriended him before he bludgeoned and suffocated them during an eight-month crime spree in 1994 was executed in Florida on Thursday night, officials said....
07:51, 08/23/2019

New York's George Washington Bridge re-opened after suspicious package: mayor The George Washington Bridge in New York, one of the most heavily used spans in the world, was re-opened early Friday after a suspicious package spotted by a motorist turned out to be just a pipe, authorities and media said....
07:51, 08/23/2019

Manufacturing slowdown, Fed mess stall market rally Wall Street’s recent efforts to rally following last week’s recession scare were thwarted Thursday by a bevy of bad news, including the first signs of a manufacturing slowdown in 10 years. Stocks started the day off strong on growing signs of a confi...
07:51, 08/23/2019

What to expect from upcoming ‘Pro’ iPhones Apple fans will soon have three new iPhones to choose from. The Cupertino, Calif., tech giant is gearing up to unveil a trio of new models at its annual product showcase in September, including two that will be dubbed “Pro” iPhones, according to a ne...
07:51, 08/23/2019

Top law firm Weil Gotshal botched millions in pay for bankers Two powerful Wall Street investment bankers could be on the hook for millions of dollars in back taxes and penalties after one of the world’s most prestigious law firms botched their pay packages — and then left them in the dark about the error for y...
07:51, 08/23/2019

Google Photos now allows you to search for text in your pics The search functionality in Google Photos is already a powerful tool, allowing you to find certain objects, locations, pets, events or even people within your snaps thanks to some clever AI, but it’s now been made even smarter.Utilizing the Op...
07:17, 08/23/2019

Athletics-India's Chand confident of making Olympic cut Dutee Chand, India's first openly gay sports star, has fought many battles off the track in recent years but for the next 12 months the sprinter is hoping to focus entirely on her running as she builds towards the Tokyo Olympics....
07:17, 08/23/2019

Serena and Sharapova in first-round match at U.S. Open Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova will have their first ever clash at Flushing Meadows at the U.S. Open next week after being drawn against each other in the first round....
07:17, 08/23/2019

Back from 'hell', Fury helping others fight their demons Former world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury said he "tasted death" during the mental health crisis that brought him to the brink of suicide but is back and on a mission to help others....
07:17, 08/23/2019

Djokovic, Federer in same half of U.S. Open draw Wimbledon finalists Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer are on a semi-final collision course at the U.S. Open after they were placed in the same half of the draw on Thursday....
07:17, 08/23/2019

Thomas shares Tour Championship lead despite low-key start Justin Thomas missed two short putts in a mediocre even-par 70 on the first day at the Tour Championship on Thursday but ended the round tied for the lead with fellow Americans Brooks Koepka and Xander Schauffele....
07:17, 08/23/2019

MLB suspends involvement in Venezuelan baseball following sanctions Major League Baseball said on Thursday it was suspending involvement in the upcoming Venezuelan professional baseball season pending instructions from the U.S. government, which has repeatedly sanctioned the South American nation's government....
07:17, 08/23/2019

Halep hopes dream Wimbledon run can end U.S. Open nightmare Simona Halep is living the dream after her Wimbledon triumph and the Romanian heads into next week's U.S. Open hoping for a new dawn at the season's final Grand Slam after early exits in the last two years....
07:17, 08/23/2019

Ticket demand for international NFL games surge Ticket demand for the NFL's five international games this season has jumped 55% compared to 2018 thanks to the American football league's efforts to grow its global fan base, ticket retailer StubHub said on Thursday....
07:17, 08/23/2019

Basketball: Australia consumer watchdog probing U.S. game Australia's consumer watchdog has launched an investigation into Thursday's basketball World Cup warmup game between the United States and Australia in Melbourne following hundreds of complaints from disgruntled spectators....
07:17, 08/23/2019

Wang, Siniakova survive early scares to advance to Bronx semis Top seed Wang Qiang and fifth ranked Katerina Siniakova both had to battle back from a set down to beat unseeded opponents and advance to the Bronx Open semi-finals on Thursday....
07:17, 08/23/2019

Winston-Salem quarters postponed due to rain, power outages The quarter-finals of the Winston-Salem Open have been moved to Friday after heavy rain saw only one match get underway before being suspended, organizers of the North Carolina event said....
07:17, 08/23/2019

Astros Bar Reporter From Postgame Presser At Justin Verlander's Request [Update] A Detroit Free Press reporter was barred from the Houston Astros’ postgame press conference last night because Justin Verlander said he would refuse to speak with media if the reporter was present....
07:17, 08/23/2019

Why Your Team Sucks 2019: Chicago Bears Some people are fans of the Chicago Bears. But many, many more people are NOT fans of the Chicago Bears. This 2019 Deadspin NFL team preview is for those in the latter group. Read all the previews so far here....
07:17, 08/23/2019

Patriots' Patrick Chung Indicted On Cocaine Possession Charge In New Hampshire [Update] New England Patriots safety Patrick Chung might have to make a trip to New Hampshire next Wednesday, as he’s slated to be arraigned on a charge of cocaine possession stemming from June 25....
07:17, 08/23/2019

Meet "The Fridge," Who Is Like "The Freeze" But Larger And More Cunning Everyone loves “The Freeze,” the masked sprinter who makes a living humiliating amateur athletes at Braves games, but there is a similar hero plying his trade at Gwinnett Stripers games, and he is quite the specimen....
07:17, 08/23/2019

Serena Williams And Maria Sharapova Will Toss The Beef Back On The Grill At The U.S. Open Will the first-round U.S. Open meeting between Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova be a good match in terms of play quality? Probably not. Does it promise rich entertainment value anyway? Hell yes....
07:17, 08/23/2019

Barcelona, Real Madrid, And PSG Are In A Three-Way Standoff Over Neymar's Future The first Clásico of the season isn’t until the end of October, but Real Madrid and Barcelona are currently in the throes of a battle with much higher stakes than any one match. After a summer’s worth of rumors and reports linking Paris Saint-Germain...
07:17, 08/23/2019

Kyle Kuzma Demonstrates Beautiful Touch As He Scores On His Own Basket Team USA is down to 13 players, who are all in contention for the final 12-man roster. With the FIBA World Cup just 10 days away, the squad played the first of a two-game exhibition against Australia on Thursday, and won comfortably, 102-86. During t...
07:17, 08/23/2019

Every Baseball Team Has A "Wet Guy" Now On the first day of May in 2013, in the start that ran his season record to 6-0 and lowered his ERA to 1.01, Clay Buchholz limited the Toronto Blue Jays to five baserunners and no runs over seven innings. It was as good as Buchholz got in a season in...
07:17, 08/23/2019

ESPN's ACC Network Will Rely On Cheap Student Labor The long-anticipated ACC Network launches tonight. The network, which includes a linear TV channel and a digital streaming platform, will be owned by ESPN with revenues and cost split by ESPN and the ACC, but the specifics of that arrangement—who bea...
07:17, 08/23/2019

Help Your Tot Start Preschool Right With These School Day Essentials I was more nervous about my daughter’s first day of preschool than she was. It was her first exposure to school. Her first teachers. Her first circle time. Next thing you know, she’ll be off to college, I sniffed....
07:17, 08/23/2019

ESPN's Ariel Helwani Pops A Boner Over Having A Role In Conor McGregor's PR Campaign Conor McGregor is many objectionable things. He’s a massive shithead, an outspoken bigot, a rich showy asshole, a violent rage-monster, a destroyer of other people’s personal property, and a puncher of helpless old men. He was accused of sexual assau...
07:17, 08/23/2019

Packers-Raiders Preseason Game Played On 80-Yard Field Due To CFL Goalpost Issue Thursday night’s Packers-Raiders game is being played in Winnipeg, at the home of the Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League. Suited though the stadium may be for Canadian gridiron football, it turns out the field is not up to the job of hosti...
07:17, 08/23/2019

Crotchety Rockies Broadcasters Wish Harm On Idiot On The Field An idiot ran out onto the field during the second inning of Thursday night’s Rockies-Cardinals game in St. Louis. An army of security personnel briefly chased the goof around the outfield and then the infield. The crowd ate it up; the batter had a ch...
07:17, 08/23/2019

The Wives Who Made Attila the Hun In 448 AD, Priscus, a Roman diplomat and a Greek historian, and Maximus, the head of the Byzantine embassy, were on a mission by Eastern Roman Emperor Theodosius II to meet with the infamous Attila the Hun ...
07:17, 08/23/2019

Egtved Girl Origins Keep Getting More Complicated The Egtved girl’s remains were found in an oak coffin in a peat bog  at a Bronze Age archaeological site near Egtved, Denmark in 1921. ...
07:17, 08/23/2019

20-Million-Year-Old Skull Whispers Evolutionary Secrets A visually entrapping 20-million-year-old skull is providing new data on the evolution of brains in primates. ...
07:17, 08/23/2019

YouTube Dismantles 'Influence Operation' Targeting Hong Kong Protests, Avoids Discussing Its Reach YouTube has disabled some 210 channels it says were used in a coordinated “influence operation” spreading disinformation related to the ongoing protests in Hong Kong. However, the company refused to answer any questions on Thursday when asked how use...
07:17, 08/23/2019

DoorDash Announces It's Replacing That Whole Tip-Skimming Scheme Thing Apparently taking Amazon’s lead, DoorDash announced a revised pay model on Thursday that should fetch its couriers “more money on average,” according to DoorDash CEO Tony Xu—that is, compared to the previous tip-skimming operation the company has bee...
07:17, 08/23/2019

Apparently, Facebook Had to Crack Down On Major Pro-Trump Advertiser. But That's Not the Weird Bit... Facebook banned the second-largest supplier of pro-Trump ads on its platform, the Epoch Times, after the group tried to sneak thousands of ads past its review system, according to an NBC report Thursday.Read more......
07:17, 08/23/2019

I wanted to hate Popeyes’ chicken sandwich, but damn it, it’s good I was ready — make that itching — to laugh off Popeyes’ brand-new chicken sandwich. The Twitter war between Popeyes and its competitors over bragging rights alone was enough to make me barf. Plus, all the other heavily hyped “new” offerings fro...
07:17, 08/23/2019

Bride vows to ‘crawl down’ aisle before letting brain tumor stop wedding Their dream wedding was quickly turning in to a nightmare. “I was going to crawl down that aisle before I had to use the walker,” Christina Anderson tells Today. “It was not an option for me.” This May, the 24-year-old nurse from Watertown, South Dak...
07:17, 08/23/2019

Santigold on living the legend of Afropunk: ‘I feel like an OG’ Santigold is back in Brooklyn to perform with her people — and her fellow punk rockers. The 14th annual Afropunk festival closes out the summer at Fort Greene’s Commodore Barry Park this weekend, with more than 50 other acts scheduled to perform, inc...
07:17, 08/23/2019

Bernie Sanders’ version of the Green New Deal will accomplish the same nothing, but for a mere $16T With the exit this week of Washington Gov. Jay Inslee from the 2020 Democratic primary, there is an opening now for one of the remaining candidates to become the champion of climate change....
07:17, 08/23/2019

George Washington Bridge temporarily shut down after report of pipe bomb A report of a pipe bomb shut down the upper level of the George Washington Bridge in both directions for about two hours on Thursday evening before police determined it was not a threat, authorities said. The suspected pipe bomb was reported to be on...
07:17, 08/23/2019

Valve says turning away researcher reporting Steam vulnerability was a mistake Enlarge (credit: Timothy Brown / Flickr) In an attempt to quell a controversy that has raised the ire of white-hat hackers, the maker of the Steam online game platform said on Thursday it made a mistake when it turned away a researcher who recently...
07:17, 08/23/2019

Army sets sights on lasers for infantry troops U.S. Army Infantry units fight door-to-door in Close-Quarter-Combat in high-threat urban environments, advance through wooded, rocky terrain to maneuver to contact and “close with the enemy,” and at times conduct reconnaissance missions behind enemy ...
07:17, 08/23/2019

Google removes 210 YouTube channels in Hong Kong misinformation crackdown Google said Thursday that it had shut down 210 YouTube channels after the company learned they were tied to misinformation about the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong....
07:17, 08/23/2019

Amazon wildfires: Leaders pressure Brazil to quell 'international crisis' Brazil has lashed out at international critics who are blaming President Jair Bolsonaro for not doing enough to curb massive Amazon fires. Bolsonaro accused media organizations of trying to undermine his government....
07:17, 08/23/2019

YouTube takes action on campaigns targeting Hong Kong protests The move follows similar action by Twitter and Facebook, which said China was behind the campaigns. Google, YouTube's parent company, said VPNs and other methods were used to disguise the origin of the accounts....
07:17, 08/23/2019

Russia and the US bicker at UN over 'new arms race' After the dissolution of the Cold War-era nuclear arms treaty, Russia says America is "ready for an arms race." The US, in turn, says it refuses to "stand idle" as Moscow continues building up its arsenal....
07:17, 08/23/2019

‘Big boned’ 26-pound cat in search of forever home PHILADELPHIA (WCAU) – Chonk. Jumbo-sized. Genuinely big boned. These are only a few of the terms that were used to describe a humongous cat that’s up for adoption at a Philadelphia animal shelter. The Morris Animal Refuge tweeted photos of BeeJ...
06:51, 08/23/2019

Arizona extends tuition rate for undocumented high school grads PHOENIX (AP) – Arizona high school graduates living in the country illegally will get expanded access to a special tuition rate at the state’s three public universities, the Board of Regents decided Thursday. The board voted to drop a req...
06:51, 08/23/2019

Exceptional Education: TUSD addresses its policies after recent concerns TUCSON – On Thursday, Tucson Unified School District’s superintendent Dr. Gabriel Trujillo spoke about the exceptional education process and the district’s policies. Growing concern by parents has been a more pronounced trend in th...
06:51, 08/23/2019

4 Your Health: Severe lung disease linked to vaping Reports of severe lung disease linked to vaping continue to rise. According to the CDC, there are 153 possible cases reported in 16 states. No deaths have been reported, but some patients have required ongoing mechanical breathing assistance. The ill...
06:51, 08/23/2019

18 attorneys general support challenge of Trump rule expanding rapid deportations A group of 18 attorneys general from across the country Thursday supported a challenge to a Trump administration rule that broadly expands its ability to quickly deport undocumented immigrants. The attorneys general filed an amicus brief in the U.S. ...
06:51, 08/23/2019

Local oral surgeons fight opioid epidemic with non-opioid alternative TUCSON- Local oral surgeons are making it their mission to help tackle the opioid epidemic. Doctors Adam Kaiser and Jay Schmidt, oral surgeons in Tucson, said that a common place people access narcotics is from surgeries. “Our typical case of s...
06:51, 08/23/2019

Gently used clothing on sale at the TCC TUCSON – Just Between Friends is holding a Back to School sale at the Tucson Convention Center. It’s an opportunity for families to sell gently used maternity and children’s items. The goal is to give local family’s an opportu...
06:51, 08/23/2019

TFD responds to reports of a fire in the Tucson Mall TUCSON – Tucson Fire Department crews responded to calls of smoke coming from a store under construction inside the Tucson Mall. According to TFD, upon crews arrival, mall patrons had evacuated the area and the sprinkler system extinguished the...
06:51, 08/23/2019

Angler Debbie Geddes couldn’t believe what she found on the end of her line during a recent day of fishing on Lake Champlain (WPTZ)  An average fishing day turned into a rare one for an angler on Lake Champlain. Debbie Geddes was fishing with her husband when she reeled in a fish with two mouths. She let the fish go, but not before snapping some pictures. The pictures went...
06:51, 08/23/2019

Cane growers support front group working to undermine Great Barrier Reef science Exclusive: Farmers United says ‘we know in our hearts and minds’ experts are wrong about run-off damaging the reefQueensland cane growers’ groups are backing an opaque front organisation working to undermine Great Barrier Reef consensus science, incl...
06:51, 08/23/2019

Melbourne loses 15bn litres of water annually from logging catchment, study finds Researchers say the Thomson catchment is missing out each year on the amount of water used by 250,000 peopleLogging is causing Melbourne’s main catchment area to miss out on about 15bn litres of water each year, equivalent to the amount used by 250,0...
06:51, 08/23/2019

UK rail line becomes first in world to be powered by solar farm Pilot scheme on Network Rail’s Wessex route paves way for solar-powered trainsThe world’s first solar farm to power a railway line directly is due to plug into the track near Aldershot, paving the way for solar-powered trains.From Friday, about 100 s...
06:51, 08/23/2019

Australian thermal coal exporters warned of falling demand from India Report says outlook in India is ‘finely balanced and uncertain’ despite resources industry’s high hopesThermal coal exporters face “significant risk” that demand from India will decline, a report by the Australian office of the chief economist says.I...
06:51, 08/23/2019

The best design events for day trips: craft and fine arts exhibitions within easy reach of London From William Morris prints in West Sussex to a celebration of craftsmanship and design in the Cotswolds, here are the best design events outside of London you can visit in a day....
06:51, 08/23/2019

How to introduce bold colours into your home: four easy ways to brighten up your interiors Four interiors experts — all judges of this year's Evening Standard Home Design Awards — reveal easy ways to be brave with bold colours in your home....
06:51, 08/23/2019

Extending into the garden: can we make structural changes to our leasehold flat and what permissions do we need to get? My girlfriend and I live in a ground-floor flat with a leasehold and we'd like to extend our kitchen into the garden. Can we do this and do we need written consent from the freeholder first?...
06:51, 08/23/2019

Summer scents: the best candles and diffusers to buy for your home From soft, subtle scents to dramatic, bold blends, these home fragrances have every preference covered — whether a gift for you, your guests or your hosts....
06:51, 08/23/2019

Buy a castle and a Lordship: original ballroom and rose garden for sale at Lancashire castle visited by Charlotte Brontë The Jane Eyre author and art critic John Ruskin were among famous visitors to the property, nestled between the Lake District and the the Yorkshire Dales....
06:51, 08/23/2019

Renting in London: south London areas see biggest price increase as UK rents hit record high Renters waiting to move home until after the Tenant Fees Ban came into force increased demand in June and July, pushing average rents to a record high....
06:51, 08/23/2019

Justice: 64% of federal arrests are noncitizens, with a 200% increase Federal arrests of noncitizens have jumped over 200% in the last 20 years and now account for 64% of those arrested, according to the Justice Department....
06:51, 08/23/2019

Arming up: Gun background checks spike after 80% of mass shootings Spikes in FBI background checks for gun purchases have occurred after eight of 10 recent mass shootings, confirming the trend of Americans arming up to protect themselves....
06:51, 08/23/2019

Life is short, time goes too quickly, things get better: what I learned from reading my old journals | Brigid Delaney Reviewing more than 20 years of my inner world was often painful but some universal lessons emerged from the pagesRecently I came across a dusty box in the garage that was full of old journals that held all my secrets from 1996. Rereading them was ex...
06:51, 08/23/2019

Microplastics in water: no proof yet they are harmful, says WHO Report calls for more research and warns against complacency over the issueMicroplastics are increasingly found in drinking water, but there is no evidence so far that this poses a risk to humans, according to a new assessment by the World Health Org...
06:51, 08/23/2019

Older people on medley of medicines risk life-threatening harm Age UK says unintended interactions between different medicines can be dangerousAbout 2 million elderly people in the UK are on at least seven different medications and at risk of potentially life-threatening harm from interactions between the drugs ...
06:51, 08/23/2019

It is possible to eradicate malaria, but probably not soon: WHO The World Health Organization says it's theoretically possible to wipe out malaria, but probably not with the flawed vaccine and other control methods being used at the moment....
06:51, 08/23/2019

Myanmar troops’ sexual violence against Rohingya shows ‘genocidal intent’: UN report The U.N. said it found the country’s soldiers “routinely and systematically employed rape, gang rape and other violent and forced sexual acts against women, girls, boys, men and transgender people in blatant violation of international human rights la...
06:51, 08/23/2019

Activists target airport as Hong Kong braces for more protests Multiple protests are planned for Friday, including a march by accountants to government headquarters and a "Baltic Chain" event where protesters will join hands across different districts in the Chinese territory....
06:51, 08/23/2019

Russia, U.S. blame each other for abandoned missile treaty Russia's deputy U.N. ambassador, Dmitry Polyansky, criticized what he called American "hypocrisy," saying the U.S. "consistently and deliberately violated the INF treaty for some time."...
06:51, 08/23/2019

North Korea says it is ready for confrontation or dialogue with U.S. Working-level talks between the United States and North Korea have yet to restart since stalling after the failed second summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Hanoi in February....
06:51, 08/23/2019

Justice Dept. included anti-Semitic post in morning news brief to judges The post by VDARE featured links that directly attacked immigration judges with racially tinged slurs and a specific anti-Semitic reference about Jews and power....
06:51, 08/23/2019

MLB bans players from Venezuelan Winter League due to U.S. sanctions MLB said Thursday it is in contact with the U.S. government to determine how to proceed under the new sanctions against President Nicolás Maduro’s administration and at least temporarily suspending involvement in the league....
06:51, 08/23/2019

Qantas Testing The New World's Longest Flight: 19 Hours In The Air Qantas Airways wants to fly passengers from Sydney to New York and London without stopping. But first, the Australian airline needs to make sure travelers can handle the trip....
06:51, 08/23/2019

The Amazon Is In Flames. But Brazil's Past Can Show The Path Forward. Just over 16 years ago, on a sweltering day along the southeastern fringe of the Amazon forest, we sat down to catch our breath on a half-burnt log. Plumes of smoke on the horizon wafted to the sky,......
06:51, 08/23/2019

Buddhists In Japan Are Turning To 'Mindar' Robots To Spread Their Message As interest in religion wanes around the world, and secularism surges, religious leaders have begun searching for innovative ways to spread their message and connect with potential adherents....
06:51, 08/23/2019

Google Disables 210 YouTube Channels That Targeted Hong Kong Protests Google on Thursday said it disabled a series of YouTube channels that appeared to be part of a coordinated influence campaign against pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong....
06:51, 08/23/2019

Scientists seek better understanding of mouse, human brains to improve research For decades, scientists have used experimental drugs to cure mice of brain disorders like Alzheimer's disease, glioblastoma and depression. But on human brains, these treatments often don't work....
06:51, 08/23/2019

NASA TV to Air US Cargo Ship Departure from Space Station Filled with almost 2,700 pounds of valuable scientific experiments and other cargo, a SpaceX Dragon resupply spacecraft is set to leave the International Space Station Tuesday, Aug. 27. NASA Television and the agency’s website will broadcast its depa...
06:51, 08/23/2019

Andrew Yang’s Bipartisan Bet Mr. Yang is no fan of the president. But his coalition includes conservatives who see nonpartisan logic in his message about automation and job loss....
06:17, 08/23/2019

Trump Administration Drops Proposal to Cut Foreign Aid After Intense Debate Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and top lawmakers had objected to the idea of withdrawing money already allocated for overseas aid....
06:17, 08/23/2019

Electoral College Members Can Defy Voters’ Wishes, Court Rules A federal appeals court declared that members of the Electoral College could choose whomever they wanted regardless of a state’s popular vote winner....
06:17, 08/23/2019

Woman finds 3.72-carat yellow diamond while learning how to find diamonds A Texas woman was sitting in the shade at Crater of Diamonds State Park in Arkansas, watching a YouTube video on how to find diamonds. Then she found one right where she was sitting....
06:17, 08/23/2019

At 19 hours, it's the world's longest flight. But how will the human body cope? Australian airline Qantas has announced three test flights, with 40 people traveling directly from London or New York to Sydney, to see how the human body copes with 19 solid hours of air travel....
06:17, 08/23/2019

11 thrilling ways to discover Antarctica Once upon a time there was basically only one way for an ordinary person to visit Antarctica -- climbing aboard a small cruise ship and visiting the frozen continent en masse with hundreds of other passengers....
06:17, 08/23/2019

China ‘will not sit idly’ if US sells fighter jets to Taiwan A Chinese general says the country “will not sit idly by” if US proceeds with a sale of advanced F-16V fighter jets to Taiwan and warned of potential countermeasures...
06:17, 08/23/2019

US official says China is far short of soybean purchase pledge "Very publicly in the Oval Office, (China) made commitments for 20 million metric tons of purchases, and only about 9 or 10 (million tonnes) have been shipped and accepted," a U.S. Department of Agriculture official said Thursday....
06:17, 08/23/2019

Japan and US negotiators fail to reach agreement on trade, and will extend talks Top negotiators for Japan and the United States on Thursday failed to reach an agreement on a two-way trade deal and decided to extend talks for another day in a last-ditch effort to bring tangibles to a weekend bilateral summit....
06:17, 08/23/2019

Pompeo says the US message on Huawei is clear. Trump's words say otherwise The Secretary of State says Huawei's CFO, who faces extradition to the U.S., is not a bargaining chip in the trade war. That's not what Trump says....
06:17, 08/23/2019

No, You Can't Charge Your AirPods Case With Your Apple Watch Charger On paper, this little trick should be possible. The Apple Watch uses a Qi-based charger, and your AirPod wireless charging case also supports Qi charging. Instead of plugging in your wireless charging case, you should be able to set it right on top o...
06:17, 08/23/2019

How to 'Refresh' Your PC When Windows Says There's a Problem Windows has a propensity to accrue digital dust and grime that can bog down the system, and reinstalling the operating system is a nice catch-all cure for anything that ails it....
06:17, 08/23/2019

Pakistan predicts Indian 'false flag' attack that triggers face-off with 'nuclear-armed countries' Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan raised the prospect of nuclear war with India while calling for international assistance in a territorial dispute with his larger democratic neighbor....
05:51, 08/23/2019

'Work will set you free': US Army commander suspended for using Auschwitz slogan to boost recruiting A US Army commander has been suspended after he reportedly sent a memo to Army recruiters that included the Nazi motto of the notorious Auschwitz death camp....
05:51, 08/23/2019

Stopping China's cyber mischief Responding to longstanding security concerns over Huawei and other Chinese companies, two U.S. senators have introduced legislation to boost oversight of hardware and software from China....
05:51, 08/23/2019

How to edit RAW images using Affinity Photo on a Mac RAW photos provide a wealth of editing options unavailable in other file types, but not all image-editing apps support the format. Learn how to edit RAW images using Affinity Photo on a Mac....
05:51, 08/23/2019

Brazil says it is target of smear campaign over role in Amazon fires Onyx Lorenzoni, the Brazilian president’s chief of staff, accused European countries of exaggerating environmental problems in Brazil in order to disrupt its commercial interests....
05:51, 08/23/2019

City wants to keep using calcium chloride on Edmonton roads; chemical engineer disputes reports The studies, released Thursday, look into the city’s two-year pilot project on calcium chloride and come after many months of heated discussions surrounding the anti-icing agent....
05:51, 08/23/2019

Sockeye salmon returns plunge in B.C., official calls 2019 ‘extremely challenging’ Federal fisheries experts are painting a devastating picture of the challenges facing Pacific salmon and point to climate change as the main culprit....
05:51, 08/23/2019

Sony thinks it can make billion-dollar Spider-Man movies without Marvel. It can’t. The Sony vs. Disney saga continues with new revelations from behind the scenes of one of the worst decisions Sony has ever made. The company decided to pull its beloved character out of the MCU over a money dispute with Disney, ignoring the massive b...
05:51, 08/23/2019

Pokemon Go: How to complete A Thousand-Year Slumber and catch Jirachi Pokemon Go players have been waiting anxiously for a new Mythical Pokemon to be added to the game, and just a few days ago, their patience finally paid off as the Generation 4 Mythical Pokemon Jirachi was introduced through a brand new Special Resear...
05:51, 08/23/2019

Barack and Michelle Obama’s first Netflix project is getting rave reviews Netflix debuted a new documentary on Wednesday that presents a deeply moving portrait of the ground-level workers at a new factory in post-industrial Ohio. It’s a factory reopened by a Chinese billionaire amid the ruins of a shuttered General M...
05:51, 08/23/2019

William Jackson Harper hops aboard Barry Jenkins' new Underground Railroad Amazon show It’s been a rough summer for Chidi fans, as anyone who saw Midsommar can attest; not only did they have to watch William Jackson Harper—who plays The Good Place’s endearingly conflicted ethical philosopher—act like kind of a jerk in Ari Aster’s brigh...
05:51, 08/23/2019

If you thought we'd never fit Hotel Transylvania and "penis cake" into the same headline, you were wrong God bless Miley Cyrus for making all of our non-eternal-Hemsworth-matrimony-based dreams come true today, as the singer-songwriter finally allowed us to combine the worlds of Hotel Transylvania coverage and genital-shaped baking into a single, compac...
05:51, 08/23/2019

P!nk apparently read Kanye the riot act after his Taylor Swift interruption at the 2009 VMAs For better or worse, Kanye West’s interruption of Taylor Swift at the 2009 VMAs has become a tone-setting snapshot of the last decade of pop culture (not to mention its parallels to modern social media). Enough so, in fact, that Billboard ran an oral...
05:51, 08/23/2019

Baskets ends its run with Chip's future still uncertain, and that's okay An obvious benefit of a crowded television landscape, where original programming seems to burst from every network or streaming service or random website available to the public, is that niche visions receive adequate space to flourish. Case in point...
05:51, 08/23/2019

Cops bust Jermaine Orr for allegedly murdering teen at Queens house party Cops busted the man wanted in connection to the murder of an 18-year-old in Queens, who was one of the five people shot dead in a 24-hour period in New York, authorities said Thursday. Jermaine Orr, 18, was arrested on Wednesday for gunning down Ange...
05:51, 08/23/2019

Graphic video shows moment man crushed by elevator at Manhattan Promenade building One of every New Yorker’s worst nightmares played out Thursday morning when a Kips Bay man was crushed to death by an elevator in his luxury high-rise as his horrified neighbors looked on, authorities said. Sam Waisbren, 30, clawed desperately to esc...
05:51, 08/23/2019

City expands program to get homeless off subways and into shelters The city is expanding a program to get unruly homeless people off the subway and into shelters from Manhattan to all five boroughs, officials announced Thursday. The program, which launched July 1, allows vagrants approached by the NYPD for violating...
05:51, 08/23/2019

NYPD cop tried to collect insurance on ‘stolen’ BMW that was found torched An NYPD cop tried to collect insurance money on a BMW he said was stolen — but was busted for fraud when it turned out the car had gone up in flames two days before the officer claimed it went missing, prosecutors said Thursday. Officer Kirk Pe...
05:51, 08/23/2019

Michael Avenatti’s lawyer plans to subpoena Nike ahead of extortion trial A lawyer for firebrand attorney Michael Avenatti said Thursday that he plans to subpoena Nike ahead of his client’s upcoming extortion trial — but balked when asked if his sights were also set on the company-linked pro athletes. “I’...
05:51, 08/23/2019

Dying man who told cops ‘F–k you’ may have been targeted at weekend house party Police are investigating whether the killing of a Brooklyn man — who told cops “f—k you, son!” as he lay dying — is connected to a shooting last week at a house party, law enforcement sources told The Post. Investigators believe Arsenio G...
05:51, 08/23/2019

Diocese of Brooklyn hit with wave of Child Victims Act suits Two more alleged victims came forward on Thursday with decades-old accusations against the Diocese of Brooklyn that they suffered sexual abuse by clergy and other church employees when they were children. The two accusers filed suit in Brooklyn Supre...
05:51, 08/23/2019

Widow’s bid to reverse parole of cop killer Herman Bell denied A state appellate court turned down the request of a murdered cop’s widow to reconsider parole for Herman Bell, who was convicted of killing her husband and another NYPD officer nearly 50 years ago. The court wrote in a ruling dated Thursday that Dia...
05:51, 08/23/2019

New York’s ‘red flag’ gun-control measure goes into effect this weekend New York’s “red flag” law goes into effect Saturday, making the Empire State the 17th to put the gun-control measure in place. The regulations prevent people who show signs of being at risk to themselves or others from purchasing or owning a firearm,...
05:51, 08/23/2019

George Washington Bridge shut down after report of pipe bomb A report of a pipe bomb shut down the upper level of the George Washington Bridge in both directions on Thursday evening, authorities said. The pipe bomb was reported to be on the New Jersey side of the bridge soon after 9 p.m., cops said. Shortly af...
05:51, 08/23/2019

Prince Andrew got a foot massage from ‘young Russian women’ at Jeffrey Epstein’s pad: report Prince Andrew was spotted getting a foot massage from two young Russian women inside Jeffrey Epstein’s Upper East Side mansion, a report said Thursday. Literary agent John Brockman said in a 2013 email that he saw Randy Andy getting the rubdown “from...
05:51, 08/23/2019

Liquid, Cloud9 ready to clash in LCS final Cloud9 have a shot at their first North American title since 2014. Yiliang "Doublelift" Peng has a chance to extend his 14-series postseason win streak in the LCS. Who will win out?...
05:51, 08/23/2019

Brooks Koepka's Body Issue shoot makes his priorities clear Brooks Koepka caught plenty of flak for posing for ESPN's Body Issue, and possibly compromising his chances in the Players in the process. But after another major win and three close calls this year, Koepka's priorities are clear....
05:51, 08/23/2019

What to watch on newly-launched ACC Network ACC Network launched Thursday with approximately 450 live contests set to air annually. Here's your guide to make sure you catch all the biggest events....
05:51, 08/23/2019

Source: Ruiz agrees to bout in Saudi Arabia Unified heavyweight world titleholder Andy Ruiz Jr. has agreed to go to Saudi Arabia to face Anthony Joshua in their much-anticipated rematch, a source with direct knowledge of the discussions told ESPN on Thursday....
05:51, 08/23/2019

O's claim dubious record with 259th HR allowed The Orioles surrendered their 259th home run of the season Thursday night at Camden Yards, breaking a tie with the 2016 Reds for most homers allowed by a team in a single season....
05:51, 08/23/2019

MLB bans playing in Venezuela amid Trump order Major League Baseball has told players they cannot compete in the Venezuela winter league this season, a response intended to comply with President Donald Trump's embargo against the country....
05:51, 08/23/2019

Australian shoppers are spending less – and Qantas and Coles see their profits dip Consumer demand weakens in face of stagnant wage growth and economic uncertaintyAustralian shoppers have become increasingly careful in their spending habits as a slew of consumer-facing companies reported tougher conditions and a closely watched sur...
05:51, 08/23/2019

Qantas tests 19-hour direct flights from UK and US to Sydney Three flights scheduled on new Boeing 787-9 as airline looks at introducing route in 2022Qantas is to test non-stop direct flights from London to Sydney to see whether passengers and crew can tolerate what would be the world’s longest commercial flig...
05:51, 08/23/2019

Hong Kong businesses fear protests will push economy into recession Amid mass demonstrations and a trade war, financial observers say the city’s slowdown could deepenHong Kong is a free marketer’s dream. The tiny island has a GDP bigger than many industrialised countries, low tax and abundant cheap labour, and is a w...
05:51, 08/23/2019

Can the Fed's chair shake off the wolves of Wall Street and White House? Trump may howl for stimulus but the put-upon Federal Reserve chief Jerome Powell has his hands tiedDonald Trump is not known for his love of 12th-century English history but there are echoes of the clash between Henry II and Thomas Becket in the pres...
05:51, 08/23/2019

Home-Builder Stocks Soar Past S&P 500 Home-builder shares are fast approaching their highs for the year, moving past steep 2018 losses because of a combination of falling mortgage rates and firming housing data....
05:51, 08/23/2019

Yields Plumb New Lows, but 'Century Bonds' Remain Scarce Bond yields in many countries have fallen to record lows this summer. Yet few governments have responded as many bankers and investors say they should, by locking in ultralow rates for decades....
05:51, 08/23/2019

Don't Overthink Overstock.com It is probably a good thing that Patrick Byrne has resigned as chief executive of Overstock.com. That doesn’t mean investors should rush into the stock....
05:51, 08/23/2019

U.S. Government Bonds Send Warning About Slowing Growth U.S. government bonds sent a fresh warning about the economy Thursday after a report showed that manufacturing activity slowed this month to the lowest in almost 10 years. That data led the yield on the 10-year note to fall below the yield on the two...
05:51, 08/23/2019

Copper Nears Multiyear Low as Economic Worries Grow The price of copper dropped to within striking distance of a fresh multiyear low as weak U.S. manufacturing data added to concern over the health of the global economy....
05:51, 08/23/2019

August Data Heighten Pressure on Industrial Stocks One of the hardest-hit areas of the stock market in recent months is under fresh pressure after a series of reports showed the manufacturing sector in decline....
05:51, 08/23/2019

In the flesh: how beauty is luring customers back to the high street The beauty industry is fighting back against the mass exodus to online retailers – with the kind of exclusivity that can only be experienced in-storeFrom plumes of powder to spritzes of perfumes, the department-store beauty hall has remained in many ...
05:17, 08/23/2019

London's public swimming pools: bathing, sun terraces and cafes - archive, 22 August 1938 22 August 1938: The newly opened Parliament Hill Fields lido is part of a scheme designed to give everybody the chance of swimming in cheerful surroundingsFleet Street, SundayA fine swimming pool with wide terraces for sun-bathing, with changing-room...
05:17, 08/23/2019

'It was like a red-hot poker': why the extreme pain of vulvodynia is going untreated For 16% of women, using a tampon or even sitting down can be agony – and sex is impossible. Why do so few doctors know how to diagnose and treat it?The first time I tried to have sex I was 16. I knew it might hurt and that perhaps I would bleed. I wa...
05:17, 08/23/2019

Meet Thatcher Wine: the 'celebrity bibliophile' you didn't know you needed He sounds like a Brexit party candidate. In fact, he is the latest mind-body-spirit magnate gifted to us by Gwyneth PaltrowImportant news: we have been gifted a new curator by mind-body-spirit magnate Gwyneth Paltrow. Of course, even that is too limi...
05:17, 08/23/2019

South Africa Bans ‘Gratuitously’ Displaying Apartheid-Era Flag, Will Be Considered Punishable Hate Speech South Africa’s Equality Court has banned flying the country’s apartheid-era flag, saying that “gratuitous” displays of the flag are acts of hate speech and racial discrimination....
05:17, 08/23/2019

Rihanna Continues to Shine a Light on Global Activism With Her Diamond Ball The year is 2019, marking the fifth annual Diamond Ball hosted by Robyn “Rihanna” Fenty’s Clara Lionel Foundation (CLF). The CLF foundation was founded by Rihanna in 2012, in honor of her grandparents, Clara and Lionel Braithwaite....
05:17, 08/23/2019

The Coast HP7R Flashlight Kept Me Safe From Skunks I wouldn’t blame you if you rolled your eyes after I told you that I had found the most fantastic flashlight (the COAST HP7R.) And I certainly wouldn’t blame you if you thought all flashlights were basically the same. In fact, I thought the same thin...
05:17, 08/23/2019

‘Jawn Wick’ Was a Snitch: Accused Philly Cop Shooter Said to Have Been an Informant for the Feds The man charged with shooting six Philadelphia cops during an eight-hour standoff with police officers as they tried to serve a warrant was a snitch for the feds for years....
05:17, 08/23/2019

Phenomenally Black: Phenomenal Woman and Black Futures Lab Join Forces for Black Women’s Equal Pay Day Meena Harris never intended to start a movement. The attorney, CEO and founder of the Phenomenal Woman Action Campaign—and coincidentally, also the niece of the only black female presidential candidate running in 2020—was just trying to make a statem...
05:17, 08/23/2019

Black Women's Equal Pay Day: It's Bad Enough to Make 61 Cents on the Dollar, but What About the 'Emotional Tax'? Sixty-one cents on the dollar. That’s what black women currently make, in comparison to their equally qualified white male counterparts (of non-Hispanic origin). Despite being the most educated demographic, black women—also 80 percent of breadwinners...
05:17, 08/23/2019

Colin Kaepernick Reveals the Source of His Inspiration for the National Anthem Protest It’s well-known that Colin Kaepernick started his protest on the gridiron to bring attention to the police brutality and racial injustice plaguing this nation, but in a recent interview, the former quarterback reveals what specifically inspired his a...
05:17, 08/23/2019

It’s Finally Happening: Serena Williams to Face Off Against Maria Sharapova at the US Open for the 1st Time Serena Williams has met, and defeated, rival Maria Sharapova at many a tennis tournament—Wimbledon, the Australian and French opens—but she’s never gotten the chance to face off against Sharapova at the U.S. Open in New York. That’s all about to chan...
05:17, 08/23/2019

Silicone 3D printing startup Spectroplast spins out of ETHZ with $1.5M 3D printing has become commonplace in the hardware industry, but because few materials can be used for it easily, the process rarely results in final products. A Swiss startup called Spectroplast hopes to change that with a technique for printing usi...
05:17, 08/23/2019

Overstock CEO resigns after ‘deep state’ comments Patrick Byrne has resigned as the CEO of Overstock following comments he made about the “deep state,” and his relationship with Russian agent Maria Butina....
05:17, 08/23/2019

US manufacturing sector contracts for first time in nearly 10 years U.S. manufacturing contracted in August for the first time in nearly a decade, the most recent indicator of the effect President Trump’s protracted trade war with China is having on the economy....
05:17, 08/23/2019

Keep calm and trust in free-market democracy: Hong Kong shows how America can defeat China In our globalized economy, highly mobile capital works in favor of investors and consumers who value democratic protections. That dooms China's authoritarian model unless Beijing can force the world to submit to its peculiar form of feudal mercantili...
05:17, 08/23/2019

Record low unemployment no insurance against a recession With recession fears starting to haunt the 2020 election, the Trump administration is pointing to factors like the nation’s historically low unemployment rate to calm nerves. The problem with that argument, economists say, is that unemployment is a l...
05:17, 08/23/2019

Major League Baseball banning players from Venezuelan Winter League during offseason The Venezuelan Winter League is a place where some major leaguers and minor leaguers play in the offseason. That will not be an option this upcoming offseason, as Major League Baseball is citing the Trump administration’s recent policies toward Venez...
05:17, 08/23/2019

Valve updates bug bounty rules after Steam zero-day controversy PC gaming giant Valve has said that banning a security research who reported a zero-day vulnerability in its Steam gaming client was “a mistake”.Last month Russian security researcher Vasily Kravets filed a bug report in which he reveal...
04:34, 08/23/2019

Get 16% off Adobe's Creative Cloud Photography Plan with this special deal Adobe has slashed 16% off its Creative Cloud Photography Plan, which includes unlimited access to Photoshop and Lightoom, plus 20GB cloud storage for your pictures and projects.The Photography Plan was already the most affordable way to become part o...
04:34, 08/23/2019

Dell announces new laptops for developers and SMBs At this year's IFA conference in Berlin, Dell announced a number of new laptops as well as a refresh of the beloved XPS 13.The updated XPS 13 now includes Intel's 10th Gen Core U series processor in the same familiar form factor to help the...
04:34, 08/23/2019

Google is reportedly working on a Nest Mini smart speaker that boasts big sound The (re)absorption of smart home device manufacturer Nest by Google in 2018 has resulted in the rebranding of Google's smart speakers, starting with the awkwardly named Google Nest Hub Max. But according to 9to5Google, the big brother to th...
04:34, 08/23/2019

‘I’m going to where people are’: the viral priest using TikTok to start a church His videos were designed to draw Austinites to religion but have made him a star of the new social media app that most of his age still don’t understand‘It just takes off’: how the short-video app TikTok has caused a global stirDavid W Peters has bee...
04:34, 08/23/2019

Fast-moving wildfire erupts in California, forcing thousands to evacuate Mountain fire races across hundreds of acres in just hours as wildfire season looms large over the stateA fast-moving wildfire that broke out on Thursday in northern California has forced the evacuation of nearly 4,000 residents, racing across at lea...
04:34, 08/23/2019

Andy Murray set for first Challenger Tour appearance in 14 years Former world No1 Andy Murray will play an ATP Challenger event for the first time in 14 years next week after he was today confirmed for the Rafa Nadal Open at the Spaniard's academy in Mallorca, writes Justin Palmer....
04:34, 08/23/2019

Ben Stokes says England must win bouncer war to level Ashes series Ben Stokes says England must weather a bouncer war if they are to level the Ashes series at Headingley, where the start was delayed by a shower on a murky morning....
04:34, 08/23/2019

England pair Owen Farrell and George Ford to start together for first time in over a year Owen Farrell and George Ford will this weekend start a Test together for the first time in over a year after they were both named in England's team to face Ireland....
04:34, 08/23/2019

Liverpool vs Arsenal lineups: Confirmed team news, predicted XIs, latest injury updates Liverpool and Arsenal face off at Anfield this weekend in what is likely to be a shootout between two of the best attacks in Europe, let alone the Premier League....
04:34, 08/23/2019

How Man Utd tactics are helping Anthony Martial and Marcus Rashford 'terrorise' teams Anthony Martial believes that while he and Marcus Rashford want to play in the same position for Manchester United, that competitive streak can help the players drive the club forward....
04:34, 08/23/2019

Jofra Archer takes six wickets for England to vindicate Joe Root's bold decision When you win the toss and bowl, as England did in the Third Ashes Test at Headingley, there is great expectation. Get it wrong, and your decision will not be forgotten in a hurry, particularly in the Ashes. Hussain, Brisbane 2002. Ponting, Edgbaston ...
04:34, 08/23/2019

England's Jofra Archer warns Australia after 'world-class' six-wicket Ashes haul Jofra Archer believes he can get even better after a dream six-wicket haul at Headingley saw England bowl Australia out for 179 on a rain-affected first day of the third Ashes Test....
04:34, 08/23/2019

Barcelona vs Real Betis: Prediction, tickets, live stream, TV channel, team news - La Liga 2019-20 preview Barcelona are looking to recover from last weekend's shock defeat to Athletic Bilbao as the Spanish champions host Real Betis at Camp Nou on Sunday night....
04:34, 08/23/2019

Real Madrid vs Real Valladolid: Prediction, tickets, live stream, TV, lineup - La Liga 2019-20 preview Real Madrid are looking to make it two wins from their opening two LaLiga games as Los Blancos welcome Real Valladolid to the Bernabeu for for their first home clash of the 2019-20 season....
04:34, 08/23/2019

Google Disables YouTube Channels It Linked to Hong Kong Influence Operation Google pulled 210 YouTube channels from its platform, saying that they appeared to be part of a coordinated disinformation campaign in response to pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong....
04:34, 08/23/2019

Pakistan calls on UNICEF to drop actress Priyanka Chopra as an ambassador Pakistan has demanded that Indian actress Priyanka Chopra be stripped of her UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador role, saying that her "support for war" and the Indian government amid heightened tensions in the disputed region of Kashmir make a "mockery" of t...
04:34, 08/23/2019

UN: Possible to eradicate malaria, but probably not soon The World Health Organization says it’s theoretically possible to wipe out malaria, but probably not with the flawed vaccine and other control methods being used at the moment...
04:34, 08/23/2019

Rohingya shun repatriation to Myanmar, want safety guarantee No Rohingya Muslims staying in crowded refugee camps in Bangladesh turned up for a planned repatriation to Myanmar because they want to be guaranteed safety and citizenship first...
04:34, 08/23/2019

UN chief urges world to stamp out religious persecution U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is urging the world to “stamp out anti-Semitism, anti-Muslim hatred, the persecution of Christians and other religious groups” on the first international day to remember the victims of religious persecution...
04:34, 08/23/2019

US-Central America talks focus on drug, migrant trafficking Officials from the United States, Central America and Colombia have agreed at a meeting on drugs and migrant-trafficking to adopt unspecified increased controls to combat people-smuggling as part of a regional effort...
04:34, 08/23/2019

Global worry over Amazon fires escalates; Bolsonaro defiant Amid global concern about raging Amazon fires, Brazil on Thursday said it was the target of a smear campaign by critics who contend President Jair Bolsonaro is not doing enough to curb widespread deforestation...
04:34, 08/23/2019

Photos: Here’s how the Amazon wildfires and deforestation look from space Fires in the Amazon rainforest show up clearly and ominously in satellite imagery, showing the increased deforestation trends that are putting the planet's carbon savings account and bastion of biodiversity at risk....
04:34, 08/23/2019

Two U.S. soldiers killed in Afghanistan as U.S.-Taliban talks continue The deaths bring to 14 the number of U.S. troops killed by hostile forces this year, surpassing the total of 13 killed in all of 2018. More than 2,400 have died in Afghanistan since the war began....
04:34, 08/23/2019

As Amazon burns, Brazil’s Bolsonaro dismisses the crisis Asked about the surging fires in the world’s most precious forest — the area scorched has more than doubled in the past two years — Brazil's president accused his critics of setting them, to “call attention” against his government....
04:34, 08/23/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. FAA says it will invite global Boeing 737 MAX pilots to simulator tests The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration said on Thursday it would invite Boeing 737 MAX pilots from across the world to participate in simulator tests as part of the process to recertify the aircraft for flight following two fatal crashes....
04:34, 08/23/2019

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - Aug. 23 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
04:34, 08/23/2019

Japanese shares edge up, defence sector gains on strained S.Korea ties Japanese stocks edged higher on Friday, drawing support from U.S. markets, with investors eyeing a speech later in the global day from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell for any clue on further easing in U.S. interest rates....
04:34, 08/23/2019

Porsche considers movie streaming on Taycan With twin high-resolution in-dash 10.9-inch digital screens and a high-end audio system, Porsche's first pure-electric car seems designed as much for an evening at the cinema as a spirited drive on the autobahn....
04:34, 08/23/2019

Mexico again rejects 'safe third country' proposal by U.S. on migration Mexico reiterated its opposition to becoming a safe third country for asylum seekers, with the foreign minister on Thursday endorsing the senate leader's declaration that the legislature would never pass the measure requested by the United States....
04:00, 08/23/2019

Chinese state media says fentanyl abuse is entirely U.S. responsibility Chinese state media on Friday hit back at claims by U.S. officials that China was failing to crack down on the flow of fentanyl and fentanyl-related substances into the United States, saying that responsibility for opioid abuse lay with users....
04:00, 08/23/2019

Hong Kong gears up for fresh protests as activists target airport Hong Kong braced on Friday for further demonstrations and a "stress test" of the city's international airport at the weekend, as nearly three months of anti-government protests showed no sign of abating....
04:00, 08/23/2019

North Korea says ready for dialogue or confrontation with U.S. North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho said on Friday Pyongyang is ready for both dialogue and confrontation with the United States, warning Washington that continuing with sanctions would be a miscalculation, according to state media KCNA....
04:00, 08/23/2019

Japan's defense minister says South Korean decision to end intelligence pact regrettable Japanese Minister of Defence Takeshi Iwaya said on Friday South Korea's decision to end an intelligence-sharing pact between the East Asian neighbors was extremely regrettable....
04:00, 08/23/2019

Two years on, a look at the Rohingya crisis This month marks the second anniversary of the fleeing of more than 730,000 Rohingya from Myanmar's northwest Rakhine State to Bangladesh after a military-led crackdown in response to an attack by Muslim militants on Myanmar police posts....
04:00, 08/23/2019

'People were hiding': Bangladesh bid to repatriate Rohingya stalls as refugees refuse An attempt to begin repatriating thousands of Rohingya Muslims living in camps in Bangladesh stalled on Thursday after nearly 300 refugee families refused to go back to Myanmar, almost a year after a similar effort failed amid protests....
04:00, 08/23/2019

Single polypill reduces risk of heart attacks and strokes, study finds Large trial held in Iran of inexpensive medication combining four common drugs A cheap, single pill taken once a day that combines four common drugs is safe and reduces the risk of events such as heart attacks, strokes and sudden death in people over...
04:00, 08/23/2019

'Malaria will not be eradicated in near future', warns WHO Three-year review says new vaccines for eradicating disease are only 40% effectiveMalaria will not be eradicated in the foreseeable future even though it is achievable and would save millions of lives, according to World Health Organization (WHO) exp...
04:00, 08/23/2019

‘Beyond proud’: Sarah Sanders to join Fox News as contributor The former White House press secretary will make her debut on Trump’s favorite show Fox & Friends next monthThe former White House press secretary Sarah Sanders has joined Fox News as a contributor, further bolstering the revolving door between the c...
04:00, 08/23/2019

Police thwarted at least seven mass shootings and white supremacist attacks since El Paso Several of the alleged foiled plots appeared to involve men espousing far-right viewpoints and racist ideologiesIn the two weeks since a gunman killed 22 people in El Paso, law enforcement officials say they have thwarted at least seven separate mass...
04:00, 08/23/2019

US justice department news briefing links to white nationalist website Email sent to immigration judges links to virulently anti-immigrant site full of antisemitic referencesThe US Department of Justice distributed a morning news briefing to immigration judges that contained a link to a white nationalist website riddled...
04:00, 08/23/2019

Governor criticized for 'disgusting' anti-immigrant email sent day before El Paso attack Letter from Greg Abbott warns over ‘illegal immigrants’ and says ‘we’ll need to take matters into our own hands’The day before a gunman in El Paso carried out the deadliest attack against Latinos in modern US history, the Texas governor sent out an a...
04:00, 08/23/2019

Amazon rainforest fires: Macron calls for 'international crisis' to lead G7 discussions Brazil’s Jair Bolsonaro lashes out at ‘sensationalist’ comments saying they were for ‘personal political gain’France’s president, Emmanuel Macron, has said the fires in the Amazon are an “international crisis” and called for them to be the first item...
04:00, 08/23/2019

Did 'Baby Shark' violate copyright law? A New York entertainer thinks so Kids can't stop listening to the "Baby Shark" song and adults can't get it out of their heads. A New York man says the song is his, so he's suing.        ...
04:00, 08/23/2019

Michael Jackson's will is lost, former publicist says. She asks Trump for help Raymone Bain, Michael Jackson's former publicist, told reporters Thursday that she does not have his will.        ...
04:00, 08/23/2019

Rapper Kodak Black pleads guilty to weapons charges, could face up to 20 years in prison Rapper Kodak Black pleaded guilty on Thursday to federal weapons charges stemming from his arrest just before a scheduled concert performance in May.        ...
04:00, 08/23/2019

Taylor Swift throws it back to '1989' in swoon-worthy, Christmas-themed 'Lover' video Hours before the "Lover" album is released into the world, Taylor Swift unveiled an eye-popping new video for the romantic title track.        ...
04:00, 08/23/2019

Danny Cohen, Who Helped Set the Stage for a Digital Era, Dies at 81 A computer scientist who devised the first flight simulator and paved the way for internet voice calls, cloud computing and online dating. (He married her.)...
04:00, 08/23/2019

DOJ Manages to Stay Racist Even Though Attorney General No Longer Named After Confederates Who needs an attorney general named after multiple Confederates to be racist? Apparently not Trump’s Department of Justice, which is managing its rate of racism just fine under Attorney General William Barr, thank you very much!...
03:34, 08/23/2019

The Best Bags to Buy From Nordstrom's Herschel Supply Co. Pop-In Nordstrom’s been known to host a handful of great Pop-Ins, but their latest exclusive collaboration with Herschel Supply Co. was clearly make for back to school season. The collection, which was “inspired by music and travel,” introduces six new colo...
03:34, 08/23/2019

Trump Administration Is Preparing Cover for All the So-Called Economic Anxiety Voters Just in case some voters weren’t prepared to admit that they like the administration’s racism, the Trump Administration is looking out for their economic anxiety concerns. On Thursday, White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said the administration...
03:34, 08/23/2019

Yellowstone 'supervolcano' eruption would be catastrophic, NYT op-ed says The eruption of a “supervolcano” underneath Yellowstone National Park, would be like nothing humanity has ever seen, according to an op-ed from The New York Times....
03:34, 08/23/2019

'Skeleton Lake' mystery deepens with strange DNA discovery In 1942 hundreds of human skeletal remains were discovered at a lake deep in the Himalayas, baffling experts. Dubbed ‘Skeleton Lake,’ the site has been shrouded in mystery for decades, sparking new DNA analysis of the bones. The research, however, ha...
03:34, 08/23/2019

Mysterious medieval skeleton at Prague Castle reveals its secrets Archaeologists are shedding new light on a mysterious medieval skeleton that was discovered buried with a sword, ax and knives at Prague Castle during the 1920s....
03:34, 08/23/2019

There's been an under investment in oil and gas assets: Worley Andrew Wood of Worley says investment in the industry needs to continue in order to meet demand. He also says the business is now more diverse and "far more resilient" to external shocks....
03:34, 08/23/2019

Democrats, citing GOP-imposed voting restrictions, aim to flip secretary of state offices in five states Buoyed by victories in three states last year, Democrats are looking to expand their representation in the offices that oversee elections in most states....
03:34, 08/23/2019

Park Police chief MacLean promoted to top Interior Dept. law enforcement post MacLean, a 28-year veteran of the Park Police, has been criticized for his silence during the Bijan Ghaisar investigation. He will oversee the Park Police and six other federal law enforcement programs....
03:34, 08/23/2019

Sen. Cotton says he raised the idea of buying Greenland in conversations with Trump and Danish ambassador The revelation came a day after Trump called off a trip to Denmark, saying in a tweet that he postponed the visit because the country’s leader was not interested in selling Greenland to the United States....
03:34, 08/23/2019

The Trailer: Labor union members and leaders are skeptical -- but pondering their 2020 choices In this edition: Democrats follow labor's lead in Iowa, the debate-rules grumbling gets louder, and trans rights come to a Southern race for governor....
03:34, 08/23/2019

Joe Walsh is not your anti-Trump savior The one-term congressman is getting a push to run in a primary against Trump. Before his turn as a Trump critic on social media, he was calling Barack Obama a Muslim and pushing the birther conspiracy theory....
03:34, 08/23/2019

House Democrats have some convincing to do on impeachment A new poll suggests House Democrats pursuing an impeachment inquiry will have to simultaneously build their case against Trump and make it to the American people....
03:34, 08/23/2019

NRA shakes up legal team amid intensifying civil war The gun rights group severed ties with prominent Washington attorney Charles Cooper, who said that during his three decades of work for the NRA, he “adhered to the highest standards of professionalism and loyalty.”...
03:34, 08/23/2019

Bernie Sanders offers a massive climate plan. Environmentalists cheer, but will it be too much for voters? Sanders’s new $16.3 trillion climate plan would remake large sections of the U.S. economy. Many environmentalists praise its sweep, but some Democratic strategists worry it will spook centrists....
03:34, 08/23/2019

McConnell offers fresh defense of Senate filibuster, warns Democrats could pass ‘socialist policies’ if they take control In an op-ed, the Senate majority leader touted the rights of the minority party in his chamber and said, “America needs the Senate to be the Senate.”...
03:34, 08/23/2019

Red Hat Launches OpenShift Service Mesh for hybrid cloud developers To coordinate applications and services in Kubernetes-based hybrid clouds, you need a service mesh network, and Red Hat has blended together several technologies to provide one....
03:34, 08/23/2019

Overstock CEO Patrick Byrne resigns in wake of "deep state" remarks "If the hors d’oeuvre that was served recently caused the market such indigestion, it is not going to be in shareholder interest for me to be around if and when any main course is served," Byrne wrote to shareholders....
03:34, 08/23/2019

HP names Lores CEO, reports solid Q3 HP said Enrique Lores, head of its printing unit, will take over as CEO for Dion Weisler. Separately, HP's third quarter earnings were better than expected....
03:34, 08/23/2019

Underwater Video Offers New Look at Titanic Wreck The footage, captured by a team from Triton Submarines, showed the deterioration of the R.M.S. Titanic. The company said it was the first such visit in nearly 14 years....
03:34, 08/23/2019

YouTube disables channels over 'Chinese disinformation' on Hong Kong YouTube has disabled 210 channels appearing to engage in a coordinated influence operation around the Hong Kong protests, days after similar campaigns on Twitter and Facebook were dismantled....
03:34, 08/23/2019

World must stamp out persecution of religious groups, Guterres declares on new UN Day UN chief António Guterres called for an end to the persecution of religious groups on Thursday, the first ever International Day Commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion and Belief....
03:34, 08/23/2019

To Promote Inclusivity, Stay Away from Personality Assessments Do personality tests like the Myers-Briggs help managers learn their team’s working styles, or just encourage them to hire and promote people like them?...
03:34, 08/23/2019

How Politics Constrain the Federal Reserve and Other Economists Top economists will meet in Jackson, Wyo., this week for a meeting sponsored by the Kansas City Fed. But politicians gathering in France hold the real keys to the economic future....
03:34, 08/23/2019

Major Phone Service Providers Agree to Plan to Slow Robocallers Verizon, AT&T, Comcast and nine other phone service providers reached a deal with 51 attorneys general across the country to install call-blocking technology. But the deal doesn’t have a deadline....
03:34, 08/23/2019

Markets doubt Fed's ability to defend economy, spur inflation The U.S. Federal Reserve wanted to do two things when it cut rates for the first time in a decade last month: Support the economy and spark inflation expectations....
03:00, 08/23/2019

White House mulling tax cuts but not to counter short-term weakness: adviser The Trump administration is studying tax cuts to buttress long-term U.S. economic growth that could be rolled out during the 2020 election campaign but is not looking at action to counter any perceived economic weakness now, the White House economic ...
03:00, 08/23/2019

Salesforce sees higher quarterly, FY revenue; shares rise 7% Salesforce.com Inc forecast third-quarter and full-year revenue above Wall Street estimates on Thursday, as it benefits from acquisitions and more companies opting for its cloud-based services, sending its shares up 7% in extended trading....
03:00, 08/23/2019

U.S. plans in-person China trade talks next month: White House adviser The Trump administration is still planning for a round of in-person talks between U.S. and Chinese officials in September after a constructive exchange this week between deputy-level negotiators, White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said on Thur...
03:00, 08/23/2019

FAA says invites global Boeing 737 MAX pilots to simulator tests The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration said on Thursday it has invited a cross-section of line pilots from global carriers that operate Boeing Co's 737 MAX to participate in simulator testing as part of an overall testing and validation process of ...
03:00, 08/23/2019

Hasbro takes home Peppa Pig, PJ Masks in $4 billion eOne deal Hasbro Inc will buy Entertainment One Ltd for about $4 billion (3.27 billion pounds) in cash, expanding into the lucrative infant and preschool market by gaining access to popular TV shows like Peppa Pig and PJ Masks....
03:00, 08/23/2019

FAA says it will invite global Boeing 737 MAX pilots to simulator tests The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration said on Thursday it would invite Boeing 737 MAX pilots from across the world to participate in simulator tests as part of the process to recertify the aircraft for flight following two fatal crashes....
03:00, 08/23/2019

For U.S. housing, trade war set to blunt some of Fed stimulus: Reuters poll The U.S.-China trade war may blunt some of the stimulus on the U.S. housing market from expected further interest rate cuts by the Federal Reserve, with only a modest outlook for price rises, a Reuters poll of property market experts found....
03:00, 08/23/2019

Ormsby leads Scandinavian Invitation after opening-round 62 Wade Ormsby holed a 4-iron from 196 yards for eagle on his way to shooting a bogey-free, 8-under 62 at the Scandinavian Invitation, giving him the first-round lead in the European Tour event        ...
03:00, 08/23/2019

Thomas loses cushion, shares lead in Tour Championship Schauffele's 64 best of the day at Tour Championship and only worth share of lead with Thomas, Koepka        ...
03:00, 08/23/2019

It looks like the crazy PlayStation 5 design that just leaked is real The PlayStation 5 won’t be announced officially for several more months, and we’re more than a year away from the expected release window for the console. Sony has confirmed some of the specs of the device on more than one occasion though...
03:00, 08/23/2019

Mate 30 Pro will run Google’s Android at launch, unless the ban forces Huawei to resort to plan B Huawei is widely expected to launch its Mate 30 series this fall, with some rumors saying the press conference may come as soon as September 19th. The phone will run Android right out of the box, and the 90-day reprieve extension that was announced e...
03:00, 08/23/2019

Bloomberg just leaked the iPhone 11’s biggest remaining secrets Apple is expected to hold its annual iPhone announcement event on September 10th, a date that was confirmed by a recent leak that came straight from the company’s iOS 13 beta software. But don’t expect Apple to have too many iPhone 11 sec...
03:00, 08/23/2019

Galaxy Note 10 review: Samsung managed to improve upon its best phone to date There will never be a perfect smartphone design, and as long as the smartphone is our primary communication device, vendors will continue to iterate each and every generation. Therefore, no one is ever going to truly “get it right,” becau...
03:00, 08/23/2019

This leaked photo might be our first look at the Apple Watch 5 Apple’s iPhone 11 keynote is approaching, with more and more leaks revealing the device’s remaining secrets arrive each day. But Apple will unveil additional products during the press event as well, with the Apple Watch Series 5 likely to...
03:00, 08/23/2019

Google ditches Android dessert naming scheme, dubs the latest update Android 10 I often wondered what would have happened once Android Z launched on the Pixel 13. Would we ever get there with Android, or would Fuchsia take over with a better naming scheme? It turns out that Google didn’t have the patience to deal with the ...
03:00, 08/23/2019

Spotify matches Apple Music with a three-month free trial of Premium Spotify remains the biggest music streaming service on the planet, but, at least in the United States, Apple Music is hot on its tail. One of the reasons why Apple was able to grow its market share so quickly was undoubtedly the three-month free tria...
03:00, 08/23/2019

Google’s new privacy standards want to save us from creepy ad practices This might strike you at first blush as a bit ironic, coming from one of the most data-hungry tech giants out there. Nevertheless, Google has rolled out the sketches of a plan that it presents as an attempt to both make the web more private, putting ...
03:00, 08/23/2019

OnePlus 7T Pro leak may reveal a huge design change for the new phone OnePlus is widely expected to release a OnePlus 7T series of devices this fall, maybe as soon as mid-October. But this is the first time that OnePlus already launched three phones in the first half of the year, featuring two distinct designs. The One...
03:00, 08/23/2019

Samsung enlists controversial influencer for its weird anti-iMessage promotion I’ve always felt that the color of text message bubbles on our phones attracts an inordinate amount of attention in the world today, though I know there are plenty of people out there who get hot under the collar when a green text message bubbl...
03:00, 08/23/2019

YouTube finds influence campaign tied to Hong Kong protests Alphabet Inc's Google announced on Thursday that its YouTube streaming video service disabled 210 channels appearing to engage in a coordinated influence operation around the Hong Kong protests, days after Twitter and Facebook said they dismantled a ...
03:00, 08/23/2019

South Korea to scrap intelligence-sharing pact with Japan amid dispute over history South Korea said on Thursday it will scrap an intelligence-sharing pact with Japan, drawing a swift protest from Tokyo and deepening a decades-old dispute over history that has hit trade and undercut security cooperation over North Korea....
03:00, 08/23/2019

Victims of 'La Bestia,' Mexico's notorious migrant train, learn to walk again Twelve hours after he scrambled atop a boxcar on a freight train that hurtled through Mexico toward the U.S. border, Roni Osorio could no longer fight sleep. The train lurched, and with nothing to grip onto, he rolled, fell and was sucked under its c...
03:00, 08/23/2019

Budget spat puts Boeing contract for AWACS upgrades at risk: sources A dispute over budgeting processes could delay NATO's efforts to finalize a $1 billion contract to extend the life of 14 aging Boeing E-3A surveillance aircraft, often called NATO's "eyes in the sky," sources familiar with the program said....
03:00, 08/23/2019

Australian state ends Chinese education program over foreign interference fears Australia's most populous state said it will ax a Chinese-funded education program that teaches Mandarin in schools amid fears over potential foreign influence....
03:00, 08/23/2019

Tattooed Larry Bird mural in Indiana has NBA legend crying foul Basketball Hall of Famer Larry Bird is a legend in the state of Indiana and a mural painted on the side of a multi-family residence has the three-time NBA champion crying foul....
03:00, 08/23/2019

Legendary figure skating coach Richard Callaghan banned from sport over sexual misconduct Richard Callaghan, the man who coached Tara Lipinski to Olympic gold as well as six-time U.S. champion Todd Eldredge, has been banned from figure skating by the U.S. Center for SafeSport for sexual misconduct....
03:00, 08/23/2019

Coco Gauff, 15, says overnight fame led to scare after family car was followed Coco Gauff was thrust into the national spotlight when she not only qualified for Wimbledon but made a deep run into the tournament, defeating Venus Williams....
03:00, 08/23/2019

NFL legend John Elway opens up about debilitating condition: 'I couldn't pick up a football' Two-time Super Bowl-winning quarterback John Elway opened up about his debilitating medical condition that had hampered his ability to grip a football....
03:00, 08/23/2019

Ezekiel Elliott snapped golfing in Mexico as Dallas Cowboys holdout continues As the clock ticks on whether or not the Dallas Cowboys and Ezekiel Elliott will handshake on a deal before the NFL season kicks off, the star running back continues his daily golf sessions at the luxurious, 1500-acre private Diamante Los Cabos resor...
03:00, 08/23/2019

Wounded US Special Forces veteran honored at Yankee Stadium with family by his side For Marty Bailey, Saturday was about more than just being honored at Yankee Stadium by his favorite baseball team on a picturesque afternoon -- the important part was having his family by his side....
03:00, 08/23/2019

Patriots safety Patrick Chung indicted in New Hampshire on cocaine possession charge New England Patriots safety Patrick Chung has been indicted on a felony charge of cocaine possession in New Hampshire, according to the Belknap County Attorney’s Office....
03:00, 08/23/2019

Daimler to build Mercedes-Benz-branded heavy trucks in China, report says Daimler plans to build Mercedes-Benz-branded heavy trucks in China by revamping truck plants owned by its local joint venture with Beiqi Foton, according to Reuters and two sources familiar with the matter. ...
03:00, 08/23/2019

First Lexus EV will be urban-focused hatchback Luxury brand's first electric car will be unveiled in concept form in October, with inspiration from 2015 concept Lexus will make a long-awaited transition into fully electric propulsion with a forward-thinking small EV that is set to be revealed in...
03:00, 08/23/2019

Winners and losers in the 2019 UK car market so far JLR's UK sales were up, but Brexit and WLTP delays saw the firm return to loss-making Tough trading conditions have taken their toll on some car makers more than others The first half of 2019 has been unusually turbulent for the world’s car makers...
03:00, 08/23/2019

Nearly-new buying guide: Audi A4 Latest model grew in size but its weight came down Audi’s compact executive saloon has an enduring appeal There’s been an Audi A4 saloon since 1994. We’re now on the fifth generation, which was launched in 2015 when it was billed as the most effic...
03:00, 08/23/2019

Cupra previews interior of first EV ahead of Frankfurt reveal Seat sub-brand's electric pioneer will sport design influenced by both SUVs and sports coupes Cupra will reveal its first fully electric vehicle in concept form at this year’s Frankfurt motor show, and has previewed its interior design in a new imag...
03:00, 08/23/2019

New electric Hyundai concept has 1970s-style design Frankfurt-bound 45 shows off Korean brand’s future design direction while paying tribute to its historic models Hyundai has announced the first details of an electric concept car that will make its debut at the Frankfurt motor show.  Called the 45, ...
03:00, 08/23/2019

BMW Z4 2019 long-term review BMW's sporting offerings have lost their lustre in recent years. We have three months to find out if the new Z4 can turn that trend around Why we’re running it: The sporting appeal of BMW’s roadster has diminished over generations. We want to find o...
03:00, 08/23/2019

Promoted | Vauxhall Crossland X: Designed for family life (part 1) With lots of luggage space and clever features that make long journeys easier and more comfortable, Vauxhall’s mid-size SUV is perfect for busy families The Vauxhall Crossland X has been designed to meet the demands of the busiest, most active and ad...
03:00, 08/23/2019

Volkswagen to reveal new logo at Frankfurt motor show Current logo has "become a bit heavy" according to Volkswagen's marketing boss Redesigned emblem will arrive alongside the pioneering ID 3 electric hatchback as the firm seeks to rejuvenate its image Volkswagen will unveil a redesigned logo as par...
03:00, 08/23/2019

Peugeot opens UK order books for new 208 and e-208 Peugeot's all-new 208 is available from £16,250 with a petrol engine and £25,050 in electric form Orders are now being taken for Peugeot's new 208, in petrol, diesel and electric form, ahead of customer deliveries beginning in early 2020.  The new F...
03:00, 08/23/2019

Opel Corsa-e becomes first electric customer rally car Vauxhall's sibling brand builds sub-£46,000 hardcore Corsa-e Rally to take part in one-make German race series Vauxhall's sister brand, Opel, has released a rally variant of the new Corsa-e electric hatchback, making it the first mainstream manufact...
03:00, 08/23/2019

Opinion: Why Volkswagen needs to reinvent its image A new logo is just the beginning of a brand-wide revamp that seeks to draw a line under Dieselgate It’s not hyperbole to say the Volkswagen ID 3 will be one of the most significant cars in the history of the company. The first fully electric car dev...
03:00, 08/23/2019

Autocar Heroes: Greatest Porsche GTs - new Cayman GT4 meets GT3 RS and GT2 RS Which is the best Weissach-developed Porsche of the last decade? Is it a 911 - or does the new Cayman GT4 take top honours? We've been finding out Porsche has been making GT cars for 20 years, and its latest offering is the 2020 Porsche Cayman GT4 -...
03:00, 08/23/2019

Car ownership “not compatible” with emissions targets Government science and technology committee claims even EVs won't help to achieve targets and calls for petrol and diesel ban to be brought forward Private car ownership needs to end and vehicle use should be cut if the UK is to become a carbon-neut...
03:00, 08/23/2019

Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 Coupe tests ahead of 2020 launch New-generation Porsche Cayenne Coupé rival is set to take power from the E63’s twin-turbocharged 4.0-litre V8 The new Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 and GLE 63 Coupé, due to be revealed later this year, will use the same twin-turbocharged 4.0-litre petrol V8 a...
03:00, 08/23/2019

Fiat 124 Spider successor 'unlikely', according to CEO Fiat's boss claims Italian maker has "no legitimacy" in the sports car market after 124 Spider was removed from sale A new version of the Fiat and Abarth 124 Spider is unlikely, according to Fiat CEO Olivier François.  Although the Fiat and Abarth 1...
03:00, 08/23/2019

AC Schnitzer ACS2 Sport 'Competition' 2019 review Aachen tuner turns its attention to – and turns up the wick on – the sweetest-handling M car currently on sale AC Schnitzer has been modifying all manner of BMW cars since an E32 7 Series conversion labelled ACS7 appeared at the 1987 Frankfurt moto...
03:00, 08/23/2019

New Porsche Taycan: electric four-door's interior revealed Tesla Model S rival gets a total of four screens to make it the most connected and high-tech car Porsche has made Porsche has revealed the interior of its first electric production car, the Taycan, ahead of its public debut at the Frankfurt motor sh...
03:00, 08/23/2019

Brooks Koepka streaks into share of lead at Tour Championship • Koepka shares lead with Justin Thomas and Xander Schauffele• Four-times major winner posed naked for ESPN photoshootIt is the naked truth that Brooks Koepka has been the dominant figure in golf for two seasons now. The 29-year-old has taken his sce...
03:00, 08/23/2019

Adam Ashley-Cooper and Jordan Petaia make Wallabies cut for Rugby World Cup Veteran joins bolter Jordan Petaia on plane to JapanDavid Pocock makes squad despite injury concernsEvergreen Adam Ashley-Cooper and fledgling Jordan Petaia have bolted into the most experienced Australian squad ever named to contest a Rugby World Cu...
03:00, 08/23/2019

'Power' final season premiere: 50 Cent, Starz cast hit red carpet "Power" took over Madison Square Garden in New York to premiere the final season of the Starz crime drama, with 50 Cent and more hitting the carpet.        ...
03:00, 08/23/2019

'Power' premiere: 50 Cent performs, Starz cast celebrates final season in New York The final season premiere of "Power" got a hometown sendoff at Madison Square Garden, with the entire cast in attendance and a performance by 50 Cent.        ...
03:00, 08/23/2019

Charles Manson: This actor plays him in both 'Mindhunter,' 'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood' Aussie actor Damon Herriman had the unique challenge of playing Charles Manson in both "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" and Netflix's "Mindhunter."        ...
03:00, 08/23/2019

Germany unveils plan for climate-friendly aviation The German government wants to promote a culture of innovation to develop CO2-neutral aviation. Chancellor Merkel has said Germany must develop more alternative fuel sources, including hydrogen-based energy technology....
03:00, 08/23/2019

German foreign minister urges Russia, Ukraine to revive peace talks Germany's top diplomat Heiko Maas said the war in eastern Ukraine "must be stopped." while meeting his Russian colleague Sergey Lavrov in Moscow. The two diplomats clashed on the issue of media freedom....
03:00, 08/23/2019

Volkswagen wants name hidden for far-right AfD meeting German carmaker Volkswagen has said it wants a hall named after the company to be rechristened for a party conference by the far-right Alternative for Germany party. It also wants its company logo to be covered up....
03:00, 08/23/2019

Microplastics in drinking water present 'low' risk: WHO The World Health Organization has said that the level of microplastic particles in drinking water isn't a major cause for concern. However, it warned that more research was needed into their effects on human health....
03:00, 08/23/2019

Spain: Madrid man accused of upskirting more than 500 women The man used a "strategically placed mobile phone" to secretly film up women's skirts on public transit. He then uploaded hundreds of the videos to a pornographic website....
03:00, 08/23/2019

Can Trump prevent a US recession in election year? Donald Trump is pressuring the Fed to stave off a sharp economic downturn as he seeks reelection in 2020. The feelgood effects of his $1.5 billion program of tax cuts are due to run out soon, so what can he do?...
03:00, 08/23/2019

Indonesia blocks internet in Papua amid unrest Indonesian authorities imposed an internet blackout in Indonesian-ruled parts of New Guinea after violent unrest. The move aims to stop the spread of racist messages and misinformation, officials have said....
03:00, 08/23/2019

Reenactments: Playing war in the midst of peace Whether it's Waterloo or Stalingrad, battle reenactments are booming. In Weimar, things are less bloody: There, the excerpts of parliamentarians from the National Assembly are replayed....
03:00, 08/23/2019

Kosovo lawmakers dissolve parliament, open way to election Kosovo is headed for a snap election after its lawmakers voted to dissolve the national assembly. Previously, Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj resigned to face an inquiry over war crimes....
03:00, 08/23/2019

South Korea scraps intelligence sharing with Japan South Korea has cut intelligence cooperation with Japan in the latest tit-for-tat escalation between the two countries. The decision is a blow to the United States as it seeks to expand East Asia security cooperation....
03:00, 08/23/2019

Macron dampens Johnson's plan to renegotiate Brexit The details of the Irish backstop continued to split European leaders as British PM Johnson met French President Macron. Macron called the backstop "indispensable" to a Brexit deal. Johnson said a new deal is possible....
03:00, 08/23/2019

Chemnitz: Syrian asylum-seeker convicted of killing that sparked far-right riots Alaa S. has been sentenced to nine years and six months for the killing of Daniel H. Chemnitz has done a lot to try and alter its image since the death....
03:00, 08/23/2019

Get paid for a home loan: European lenders turning banking on its head European banks are twisting traditional economics of lending and borrowing to cope with years of sub-zero rates. With more easing expected, the lenders are only going to get more desperate to preserve their profits....
03:00, 08/23/2019

Bundesliga: Build around Philipe Coutinho and Bayern can excel Bayern Munich have been crying out for a new playmaker to excel in the No.10 role. In recent years, Mario Götze and James Rodriguez have failed to truly find their feet but Philippe Coutinho may prove to be the answer....
03:00, 08/23/2019

Why is Donald Trump ignoring Germany? With Trump due to attend the G-7 in France and later visit Poland, many are wondering why a stop-over with Angela Merkel in Berlin isn't on the list. Experts say the cold shoulder move is part of a wider strategy....
03:00, 08/23/2019

Russia sends robot Fedor into space for mission with ISS A Russian humanoid robot has started his journey to the International Space Station, serving as a mechanical passenger for a new type of rocket. The Skybot F850 android, named Fedor, is set to learn new skills in space....
03:00, 08/23/2019

Germany's surprising pick for the 2020 Oscars: 'System Crasher' A courageous decision for a courageous film: Nora Fingscheidt's debut film "System Crasher" has been selected to represent Germany at the 2020 Academy Awards. Here's why it's an unusual choice....
03:00, 08/23/2019

Dynamic career women from Africa coming together in Germany Eight female founders from Ghana, Kenya and South Africa are currently in Berlin as part of the Female Tech Business in Africa program. They want to network and push for digitization throughout Africa....
03:00, 08/23/2019

Syria to let civilians flee rebel-held Idlib via humanitarian corridor The northwestern region of Syria has been held by rebels over the last seven years. Damascus has said a humanitarian corridor will allow "civilians who want to leave areas controlled by terrorists" to flee the region....
03:00, 08/23/2019

ThyssenKrupp sues EU for blocking Tata merger German steel giant ThyssenKrupp has said the European Commission was "too far-reaching and wrong" in blocking a merger with Tata Steel. ThyssenKrupp has filed a complaint against the Commission's decision....
03:00, 08/23/2019

How Chinese money is changing Cambodia Cambodia has seen a huge influx of Chinese investment, workers and tourists in recent years. Many in Cambodia are increasingly worried about the negative impact it is having....
03:00, 08/23/2019

Poland and Slovakia: Lightning strikes leave several dead in Tatra Mountains At least five people, including two children, have been killed during an electrical storm in the Tatra Mountain range along the Polish-Slovak border. Rescue personnel are continuing to look for survivors....
03:00, 08/23/2019

Brexit: Did Merkel set a 30-day Irish backstop deadline? German Chancellor Angela Merkel's suggestion that Britain and the EU could find a solution to the Irish backstop in the next 30 days has "emboldened" British PM Boris Johnson. But should he really be feeling encouraged?...
03:00, 08/23/2019

East Africa’s forgotten slave trade Over several centuries countless East Africans were sold as slaves by Muslim Arabs to the Middle East and other places via the Sahara desert and Indian Ocean. Experts say it is time for this to be discussed more openly....
03:00, 08/23/2019

Climate change: What Germany can learn from the Netherlands With Germany set to miss its climate goals by a wide margin, a solution might be right next door. The Netherlands recently revealed a wide-ranging climate deal — including a carbon tax that Dutch companies agreed to pay....
03:00, 08/23/2019

Rohingya refugees steer clear of planned repatriation to Myanmar Some 3,450 Rohingya refugees were due to be sent back to Myanmar from Bangladesh, but none appeared at the repatriation center. The UN has confirmed that abuse tantamount to genocide had occurred in Myanmar....
03:00, 08/23/2019

Italy: President offers politicians more time to avert snap elections A snap election hangs in the balance as President Sergio Mattarella has agreed to meet party leaders again next week. Squabbling has beset Europe's third-largest economy and plunged the government into a crisis....
03:00, 08/23/2019

Opinion: Vladimir Putin shows his hand as Moscow rehabilitates Stalin's conquests The Kremlin uses World War II as a way of embedding in the Russian mind the idea that everything the authorities of "Fortress Russia" did, do or will do in the future is good by definition, writes DW's Konstantin Eggert....
03:00, 08/23/2019

Mediterranean migrant rescue ship running low on food: Doctors Without Borders There are 356 migrants on the Ocean Viking ship, which has not been allowed to dock by Italian and Maltese authorities for two weeks. The vessel picked up several groups of migrants but is running out of food....
03:00, 08/23/2019

Hong Kong crisis — What you need to know The ongoing Hong Kong protests are increasing tensions between the special administrative region and the Chinese central government. There's no solution in sight, but what, exactly, is at stake? DW explains....
03:00, 08/23/2019

Chechen refugee in Germany fined after sharing DW article on Islamic State A court in Augsburg has fined a refugee from the Chechen Republic after he shared a DW article on his Facebook page. According to the ruling, he propagated the insignia of the Islamic State group....
03:00, 08/23/2019

Europa League: Role reversal leaves Eintracht Frankfurt down but not out Colorful, fanatic support and unlikely underdog victories carried Eintracht Frankfurt to the Europa League semifinals last year. But in the final qualifying round first leg, French side Strasbourg turned the tables....
03:00, 08/23/2019

Trump or Europe — Boris Johnson's G-7 balancing act Hot on the heels of his chastening experiences in Berlin and Paris, Boris Johnson will get a further taste of the new realities facing the UK when he makes his debut at the G-7 summit in the French resort of Biarritz....
03:00, 08/23/2019

Amazon wildfires: Who is to blame? Brazil has lashed out at international critics who are blaming President Jair Bolsonaro for not doing enough to curb massive Amazon fires. Bolsonaro accused media organizations of trying to undermine his government....
03:00, 08/23/2019

Giraffes move closer to endangered species protection The tallest living land animal faces 'silent extinction,' one conservation group has said. Some 106 countries backed a CITES protection, paving the way toward regulating international trade in giraffes....
03:00, 08/23/2019

Hyundai Veloster The quirky three-door hatchback (one door on the driver's side like a coupe, two on the passenger side like a sedan) was redesigned for a second generation for the 2019 model year, and given the hot-hatch N performance trim that will be coming to oth...
02:34, 08/23/2019

Kia Sorento The midsize crossover was freshened for the 2019 model year and should get a redesign for the 2021 model year, perhaps with an optional hybrid powertrain....
02:34, 08/23/2019

|Moyo'slegalteamarguescontemptofcourtafternewterminationnotice In an open letter published on its website, the financial services provider said it took the step "after legal advice and on careful reflection by directors, with proper regard to their fiduciary duties to the company"....
02:34, 08/23/2019

|Welfarestatelooms,'gangsterculture'robsopportunities-CapeTownmayor By working together government and the business sector must prevent Cape Town and South Africa from becoming a welfare state, says the Mother City’s mayor Dan Plato....
02:34, 08/23/2019

Indonesia tells some Jakarta supermarkets to remove 'palm oil-free' products Indonesia, the world's top palm oil producer, has told some retailers in Jakarta to remove food products with "palm oil-free" labels from their shops, a government official said, as it seeks to protect its key export....
02:34, 08/23/2019

French mayors ban glyphosate weedkiller, defying government Some 20 French mayors have banned glyphosate from their municipalities, defying the government, which is now taking legal action to impose national legislation which allows the controversial weedkiller's continued use for now....
02:34, 08/23/2019

Brazil prosecutors probe surge in Amazon deforestation and fires Federal prosecutors in Brazil said on Thursday they will investigate a spike in deforestation and wildfires raging in the Amazon state of Pará to determine whether there has been reduced monitoring and enforcement of environmental protections....
02:34, 08/23/2019

Four die, more than 100 hurt in thunderstorm in Poland's Tatra mountains Four people, two of them children, died and more than 100 were injured during a thunderstorm in Poland's Tatra mountains on Thursday, Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said....
02:34, 08/23/2019

Teck's Quebrada Blanca copper mine in Chile fined for environmental violations Chilean regulators said on Thursday they had fined the sprawling Quebrada Blanca copper mine, controlled by Canadian miner Teck Resources Ltd, for violating the terms of its environmental permits....
02:34, 08/23/2019

France's Macron calls Amazon fires an international emergency French President Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday that the fires raging in the Amazon rain forest are an international emergency and called for the situation to be discussed at the G7 summit....
02:34, 08/23/2019

Homes, college evacuated as wildfire erupts in Northern California A fast-moving wildfire that broke out on Thursday on the outskirts of a National Forest in Northern California has prompted the evacuation of a community college, a major highway and some residents, officials said....
02:34, 08/23/2019

Bolsonaro says criticism over Amazon interferes with Brazil's sovereignty Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said in a Facebook live broadcast on Thursday that countries that give money to preserve the Amazon rainforest do not do it for charity, but to "interfere with our sovereignty."...
02:34, 08/23/2019

As Amazon burns, Brazil's Bolsonaro tells rest of world not to interfere Amid growing international criticism over the wildfires raging through the Amazon, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Thursday admitted farmers could be illegally setting the rainforest alight but told foreign powers not to interfere....
02:34, 08/23/2019

Depth of Field: The Movie Poster Brexit Deserves John MacDougall’s portrait-style capture of German Chancellor Angela Merkel and UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson suggests the allure of a spy thriller....
02:34, 08/23/2019