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05/24/2019

Death toll climbs to 8, hundreds injured in Indonesian post-election riots The death toll rose to eight following days of rioting in the Indonesian capital as police and supporters of a failed presidential candidate clashed, authorities said....
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Disney's planning a movie based on Xbox classic Star Wars: Knights Of The Old Republic For being one of the most potent brands on the planet—right alongside its corporately owned buddies over in the MCU—the Star Wars films are currently at something of a crossroads. Sure, The Rise Of Skywalker is going to make a billion dollars (at lea...
10:51, 05/24/2019

A muted, repetitive reunion continues RuPaul’s Drag Race's late-season slump The reunion episodes of RuPaul’s Drag Race have a tendency to be a bit of a mixed bag. Some have prompted memorable, emotional moments, but they frequently act as filler, a season highlight clip show to promote the finale. They can be an opportunity ...
10:51, 05/24/2019

Netflix drops a release date and plot details for the Between Two Ferns movie When Netflix announced late last year that it was working with Zach Galifianakis and Scott Aukerman to transform their Emmy-winning webseries Between Two Ferns into a movie, it was met with…well, not skepticism, exactly, because Galifianakis and Auke...
10:51, 05/24/2019

Virtual reality or no, a round of golf is still just a round of golf Every Friday, A.V. Club staffers kick off our weekly open thread for the discussion of gaming plans and recent gaming glories, but of course, the real action is down in the comments, where we invite you to answer our eternal question: What Are You Pl...
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Japan PM Abe says 'basically' not thinking of snap election if sales tax hike delayed: Kyodo Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said that he was "basically" not considering seeking voter consent with a snap election if the government were to delay a planned sales tax hike, Kyodo News agency reported on Friday....
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Rockets hit hotel in Libyan capital Rockets hit a luxury hotel in Libya’s capital, Tripoli, early on Friday in an attack the internationally recognized government blamed on eastern forces trying to capture the city....
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League leader says Italy government to focus on its priorities after EU vote: paper Italy's coalition government won't fall after this week's vote for the European parliament but will have "to do a number of things" which are priorities for the right-wing League party, its leader, Matteo Salvini, was quoted as saying....
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Indonesian opposition set to challenge election result in court Defeated Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto is set to lodge a challenge to the result of the April 17 election in the Constitutional Court on Friday after complaining that the vote was rigged....
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Taiwan celebrates Asia's first same-sex marriages as couples tie knot Same-sex couples tied the knot in emotional scenes in Taiwan on Friday, the first legal marriages in Asia hailed by activists as a social revolution for the region....
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Japan PM Abe considering visit to Iran as early as mid-June: NHK Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is considering a visit to Iran as early as mid-June, NHK national television said on Friday, the first such trip in four decades, as global concern grows about rising tension between Iran and the United States....
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Reading the Brexit tea leaves: Moves in sterling Sterling has been the focus for global investors rattled by Britain's planned departure from the European Union, plunging immediately after the vote to leave and then moving wildly ever since on Brexit-related headlines....
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British PM May expected to announce date of her departure British Prime Minister Theresa May is expected on Friday to announce the date of her departure, triggering a contest that will bring a new leader to power who is likely to push for a more decisive Brexit divorce deal....
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EU lodges formal diplomatic note against contentious Hong Kong extradition bill The European Union Office in Chinese-ruled Hong Kong issued a formal diplomatic "demarche" protest note to Hong Kong's leader on Friday over a proposed extradition law that could see individuals sent back to mainland China for trial....
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Thai exiles in fear after murders and disappearances When members of the exiled Thai protest band Faiyen learned that the concrete-stuffed bodies of two Thai activists who had disappeared from Laos had been found in the Mekong River, they grew worried about their own fates....
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Poland's PiS ready to talk with Italian, Spanish far-right: PM Poland's ruling nationalists Law and Justice (PiS) are ready for talks on a European parliamentary alliance with Italy's far-right League party and Spain's Vox, Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki told Polska Times.pl in remarks published on Friday....
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MiMedx Injectables Don't Meet Regulatory Standards Despite Claim to FDA The biomedical company’s injectable wound-care products don’t meet regulatory standards more than two years after MiMedx told the Food and Drug Administration it complied with requirements....
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2020 Skoda Superb Unveiled; Now Available In A Plug-In Hybrid Version On the features front, the Superb now gets the optional Virtual Cockpit and a choice of three different infotainment systems, two of which also offer a navigation function. The Bolero radio and the......
10:51, 05/24/2019

BMW Bids An Amazing Farewell To Mercedes-Benz CEO Dieter Zetsche On His Retirement Day Dieter Zetsche has officially retired from his position as the Chairman of the Board of Management of Daimler AG and head of Mercedes-Benz this week. Bidding farewell to Mercedes' ex-top boss, fellow......
10:51, 05/24/2019

Self-Driving Startup Aurora Bets On Lidar In First Acquisition Aurora recently raised $530 million from investors including Sequoia Capital, Amazon.com Inc. and T. Rowe Price Group Inc. It's acquiring Blackmore Sensors & Analytics, a lidar startup that had raised......
10:51, 05/24/2019

Key Things To Know About SBI's Basic Savings Bank Deposit Account A basic RuPay ATM-cum-debit card is issued free of cost and no annual maintenance charge is applied. The receipt/ credit of money through electronic payment channels like NEFT/RTGS is free. The......
10:51, 05/24/2019

Fab 5 Freddy’s Latest Cultural Coup? ‘The Archive of the Future’ The personal collection of the original “Yo! MTV Raps” host, who united the worlds of hip-hop and art, has been acquired by the Schomburg Center in Harlem....
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China airline association estimates losses from 737 MAX grounding at $579 mln The China Air Transport Association (CATA) on Friday said it expects losses at Chinese airlines caused by the grounding of Boeing Co's 737 MAX aircraft to be around 4 billion yuan ($579.32 million) by the end of June....
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UPDATE 1-Maersk warns trade tensions could curb shipping growth Danish shipping group A.P. Moller-Maersk warned on Friday that trade tensions and an economic slowdown could put a brake on growth in freight movements....
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UPDATE 1-China airline association estimates losses from 737 MAX grounding at $579 mln The China Air Transport Association (CATA) on Friday said it estimates losses at Chinese airlines caused by the grounding of Boeing Co's 737 MAX aircraft will reach around 4 billion yuan ($579.32 million) by the end of June....
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Football transfer rumours: six starlets heading to Manchester United? Today’s fluff is scented with joyA swarm of bees; a herd of deer; a pack of wolves; a kettle of vultures. What, though, is the collective noun for transfers? By common consent it would seem to be a spree, which is what the Sun’s back page suggests th...
10:34, 05/24/2019

Hurley Haywood on life as a gay racing champion: 'I didn't have any male role models' The three-time Le Mans champion was pictured with blondes and sponsored by Penthouse. But he lived a very different life away from the trackWhen Hurley Haywood emerged in the racing scene 50 years ago he looked like someone out of central casting. He...
10:34, 05/24/2019

Amazon's Kindle now supports Traditional Chinese books Amazon been expanding the number of languages and alphabets the Kindle supports over the years. This time, the company has given the Kindle apps and e-readers the capability to support books in Traditional Chinese. In fact, Amazon has launched a port...
10:34, 05/24/2019

Trump: 'I can imagine Huawei being included' in a US-China trade deal Trump signaled he is open to negotiating U.S. restrictions on the Chinese telecom giant as part of a trade deal, even as he called Huawei "very dangerous."...
10:34, 05/24/2019

Japan's core consumer inflation ticks up in April, BOJ's price goal stays distant Japan's core consumer prices rose 0.9 % in April from a year earlier, accelerating slightly from the previous month but remaining distant from the central bank's 2% target, underscoring the challenges it faces in ending deflation....
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US is considering duties on countries that undervalue their currencies The U.S. Commerce Department said its proposed rule would amend the normal countervailing duty process to include new criteria for currency undervaluation....
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Tech giant Lenovo says it's 'well-prepared' if the US slaps more tariffs on China President Donald Trump has threatened tariffs on another $300 billion worth of Chinese goods — but Chinese PC-maker Lenovo is prepared to shift its production if that happens, says its CFO Wai Ming....
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Trump predicts 'fast' trade deal with China but provides no evidence U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday predicted a swift end to the ongoing trade war with China, although no high-level talks have been scheduled between the two countries....
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Julius Baer assets hit record as money inflows pick up Assets under management at Swiss private bank Julius Baer rose 12% in the first four months of 2019 to a record 427 billion Swiss francs ($425.34 billion)....
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South Africa's Old Mutual suspends CEO after 'breakdown in trust' South Africa's No.2 insurer Old Mutual said on Friday Chief Executive Peter Moyo had been suspended following a "material breakdown in trust" between him and the board....
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Huawei has enough inventory to 'weather' US blacklist for months: Analyst Chinese technology giant Huawei has enough inventory to sustain its smartphone and 5G networking equipment business for most of the rest of the year, according to brokerage and investment firm CLSA....
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The world's largest shipping firm warns of 'considerable uncertainties' as trade tensions rise Danish shipping group A.P. Moller-Maersk on Friday posted first-quarter profit close to expectations and warned that trade tensions and slowing economic growth constitute "considerable uncertainties."...
10:34, 05/24/2019

Deutsche Bank plans cuts at its US equities business Deutsche Bank is planning cuts at its U.S. equities business, including prime brokerage and equity derivatives, to win over shareholders unhappy about its performance, four sources familiar with the matter told Reuters....
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|MarketsLIVE:RandweakerasEMcurrenciesfeeltheheatfromUS-Chinatradewar "The dollar might be blowing off steam following a run to reach a two-year high, as the potential impact of the trade war on the US economy becomes evident, but emerging markets are definitely bearing the brunt of the uncertainty," says Bianca Botes ...
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Video: Anaconda Snakes Born To Virgin Mother In Aquarium The birth of 18 baby anacondas at a Boston aquarium has left many surprised, given that their mother has lived most of her life in an all-female enclosure....
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Viral Pic Of Squirrel Biting Snake Shocks Internet A picture that has gone viral online shows a squirrel clutching a snake, reportedly before it devoured it "down to the last two inches." The role reversal has shocked the Internet, collecting hundreds......
10:34, 05/24/2019

Watch: Mysterious White Foam Comes Out Of Manholes, Covers Entire Road Residents were left stunned when white foam emerged from three manholes in the Chinese city of Xi'an on Tuesday afternoon, covering 200 meters of the road....
10:34, 05/24/2019

Kawhi Leonard Helps the Raptors Control of Their Series With the Bucks Leonard scored 35 points and showed no obvious signs of the leg soreness that bothered him in Toronto’s wins in the previous two games. He hit the 30-point mark for the fourth time in the series....
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|KganyagosaysbankscouldhandlepotentialEskomdefault South Africa’s banking industry would be able to withstand a default by Eskom, but the impact on pension funds is a concern for the central bank, Governor Lesetja Kganyago said....
10:17, 05/24/2019

|OldMutualsuspendsitsCEOPeterMoyo In an email to staff, Old Mutual Chairperson Trevor Manuel wrote that Moyo's suspension is not related to performance, but 'as a result of a conflict of interest matter related to [Moyo's] personal interests'....
10:17, 05/24/2019

|SouthAfricapartofcollateraldamagefromUS-Chinatradewar The country is 'a small, open economy which grows by selling into the global demand,' central bank Governor Lesetja Kganyago told reporters in Pretoria on Thursday....
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|OldMutualdeclinesmostonrecordaftersuspendingCEOMoyo Old Mutual shares fell the most on record after it suspended Chief Executive Officer Peter Moyo following a "material breakdown in trust and confidence" between him and the insurer’s board....
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Iran's foreign minister in Pakistan amid tensions with US Iran's foreign minister is in Pakistan on a critically timed visit amid a crisis between Tehran and Washington and ahead of next week's emergency Arab League meeting called by Saudi Arabia as regional tensions escalate....
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Climate change is hot topic in the European Parliament vote Hungry tourists stream into the glass-fronted balcony of Michael Recktenwald's restaurant on the German island of Langeoog, with its splendid view of the North Sea and the blue skies above....
10:17, 05/24/2019

Trump's Japan visit to focus on personal ties, not substance President Donald Trump's Japan visit starting this weekend is to focus on personal ties with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe rather than substantive results on trade, security or North Korea....
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The Latest: Oman says it's working to ease US-Iran tensions The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 12:20 p.m. Oman's Foreign Ministry says it's working to "ease the tensions" between Iran and the ...
10:17, 05/24/2019

As EU votes, Belgians hope to end national stalemate While all EU members go to the polls this week, Belgians on Sunday are also voting in a general election, looking to end months of political limbo sparked after the biggest party in the governing coalition quit over Prime Minister Charles Michel's su...
10:17, 05/24/2019

D-Day for May? UK leader could name her departure date British Prime Minister Theresa May is meeting a leader of her Conservative lawmakers amid mounting speculation that she is about to announce her departure date....
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50 children saved as Interpol exposes international pedophile ring Interpol has saved 50 children and prosecuted nine sex offenders after infiltrating an international pedophile ring that was sharing child abuse images on the dark web....
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Sperm counts are on the decline – could plastics be to blame? A recent study that tested both men and dogs added to concerns that chemicals in the environment are damaging the quality and quantity of sperm• Help us reach our $150,000 goal to fund this series. Make a contributionSurprising new research into dog ...
10:17, 05/24/2019

Media watchdog has beef with ABC over Catalyst program Authority finds science show breached impartiality standards in its portrayal of the beef industry as harmful to the environmentThe media watchdog has found the ABC science program Catalyst breached editorial standards for impartiality in its present...
10:17, 05/24/2019

Wenger: Mkhitaryan case 'should not happen in football' Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has expressed his astonishment that Henrikh Mkhitaryan won't be able to play in the Europa League final against Chelsea in Baku over fears for the Armenian international's safety....
10:17, 05/24/2019

Drones flown straight at aircraft to test collision avoidance tech A start-up has tested its collision avoidance system by flying drones straight at planes and helicopters over 7000 times —  so far there haven't been any crashes...
10:17, 05/24/2019

China is driving growth in Asia's real estate market despite trade war headwinds, report finds Despite a decline in global commercial real estate markets, Asia-Pacific continues to enjoy a record-breaking growth — thanks to China, according to the Global Capital Flows report by JLL....
10:00, 05/24/2019

Asia stocks flat as trade worries linger, Europe to open higher Asian stock markets were mixed on Friday, with sentiment torn between investors worried that the U.S.-China trade war was becoming more protracted, and others hopeful that the world's two largest economies would reach a settlement soon....
10:00, 05/24/2019

Oil recovers 1%, but set for biggest weekly loss of 2019 Oil prices recouped around 1% on Friday but were on track for their biggest weekly loss this year after swelling inventories and jitters over an economic slowdown led to big falls earlier in the week....
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Singapore chases tech 'Jedi Masters' for Silicon Valley ambitions San Francisco-based investor Paul Bragiel said he needed to be asked three or four times before he accepted an invitation from Singapore to come check out its tech scene....
10:00, 05/24/2019

China airline association estimates losses from 737 MAX grounding at $579 million The China Air Transport Association (CATA) on Friday said it expects losses at Chinese airlines caused by the grounding of Boeing Co's 737 MAX aircraft to be around 4 billion yuan ($579.32 million) by the end of June....
10:00, 05/24/2019

China denounces U.S. 'rumors' about Huawei ties to Beijing China on Friday denounced U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for fabricating rumors after he said the chief executive of China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd was lying about his company's ties to the Beijing government....
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British Airways to resume Pakistan flights next week after a decade British Airways will resume flights to Pakistan next week a decade after it suspended operations following a major hotel bombing, becoming the first Western airline to restart flights to the South Asian country....
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4 Women With Lives Scarred by Genital Cutting: Could a Surgeon Heal Them? Over 200 million women and girls alive today have been circumcised. Four of them shared with The Times their pain, emotional trauma and sexual struggles — and their journey to feel whole....
10:00, 05/24/2019

A Guide to Our Coverage of the European Parliament Elections Citizens of the European Union’s 28 member nations go to the polls this week to elect their next transnational Parliament. Here’s a guide to our coverage....
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China to end subsidies for onshore wind power by 2021 China will end subsidies for new onshore wind power projects at the start of 2021, with renewable projects set to compete on an equal footing with coal- and gas-fired electricity, the country's state planning agency said on Friday....
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Essity to try making pulp from wheat straw to stem rising costs Swedish hygiene products maker Essity said on Thursday it will build a test plant in Germany to produce pulp from wheat straw and other plant-based agricultural by-products to reduce its dependence on wood based pulp....
10:00, 05/24/2019

No place like home: eastern Europeans in the West Midlands – in pictures Jon Tonks’ Stories of Home is a study of central and eastern European communities living in the Sandwell district of the West Midlands, home to the UK’s biggest Polish population. Taken in the two years after the 2016 referendum, the series explores ...
10:00, 05/24/2019

Rocketmen, raves and rhapsodies: how the music biopic became a Hollywood hit Elton John is the latest rock star to get the movie treatment in Rocketman. When did singers become as bankable as superheroes at the box office?The doors swing open and through the smoke swaggers a figure in bejewelled orange horns, gold popped coll...
10:00, 05/24/2019

What/If review – Renée Zellweger in deranged gender-flip of Indecent Proposal Netflix’s absurd new drama doesn’t reinvent the morality tale, but it is tremendous funIt is my contention that any programme that chooses to demonstrate the bone-deep villainy of its protagonist by having her practise archery in her office is the be...
10:00, 05/24/2019

How do you write a play about the climate crisis? As part of a new initiative, playwright Bess Wohl was tasked with writing a play about climate crisis, a daunting proposition that’s morphed into the off-Broadway drama ContinuityTime. Comedic timing. The freezing of time. How much time humanity has ...
10:00, 05/24/2019

Midnight Cowboy at 50: why the X-rated best picture winner endures The unlikely buddy drama, starring Jon Voight and Dustin Hoffman, remains a compelling study of poverty and lonelinessMidnight Cowboy was the first and only X-rated film to win the Academy Award for best picture, a fact that’s useful to know on trivi...
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Rs 100 Lakh Crore Spending Push In India Tops Agenda Of Modi 2.0 With revenues under strain, the government is borrowing more and seeking to extract additional capital from the central bank. Any further widening in the fiscal deficit would jeopardize the nation's......
10:00, 05/24/2019

How Petrol And Diesel Rates Have Changed In Last Few Weeks Petrol price today:With effect from 6 am on May 24, the price of petrol was revised to Rs 71.39 per litre in Delhi and Rs 77 per litre in Mumbai, from Rs 71.25 per litre and Rs 76.86 per litre the......
10:00, 05/24/2019

How To Decide On The Perfect Air Conditioner For Your Home This Summer Before you decide, you need to figure out which type of air conditioner would suit your needs. A number of key factors determine which air conditioner is the best for you....
10:00, 05/24/2019

Rupee Set For Weekly Gain After PM Modi's Landslide Election Win: Report The currency ended 0.5 per cent lower on Thursday after scaling a session peak of 69.38 when initial leads suggested a facile victory for PM Modi's coalition, in line with most of the exit polls....
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Sensex Soars Over 450 Points Amid Buying Across Sectors Domestic stock markets jumped on Friday on the back of buying across sectors, as the euphoria surrounding Prime Minister Narendra Modi's landslide victory in the general election drove the bull-run.......
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Today in History for May 24th Highlights of this day in history: Samuel Morse opens America's first telegraph line; Four men sentenced for the 1993 World Trade Center bombing; Britain's Queen Victoria born; The Brooklyn Bridge opens; Singer-songwriter Bob Dylan born. ...
09:51, 05/24/2019

VR training helps police interact with autistic Police officers are now using virtual reality to learn the best ways to interact with people who suffer from autism and de-escalate situations that could quickly turn awry. (May 24)        ...
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D-Day vet tells his story: 'Why am I alive?' For historians, D-Day was a turning point in WWII; for men who were there it remains a kaleidoscope of memories. For D-Day Veteran Frank DeVita, going back to France for the 75th anniversary is an chance to tell his story of horror and triumph. (23 M...
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Veterans recall D-Day horror and triumph For historians, D-Day was a turning point in the war against Germany. For men who were among the 160,000 Allied fighters who mounted the history’s largest amphibious invasion, the day remains a kaleidoscope of memories. (May 24)   &#...
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Modi's party surges to victory in Indian vote Charismatic but polarizing Prime Minister Narendra Modi has surged to a landslide victory in Indian elections. (May 24)        ...
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Massive funnel cloud in Texas panhandle Tornadoes strafed the middle of the country Thursday, this time concentrated in sparsely populated panhandles of Oklahoma and Texas. One particulary large funnel cloud was spotted in Lipscomb County, Texas, near the Oklahoma state line. (May 24) ...
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Missouri residents try to sleep despite no power Some residents of Jefferson City, Missouri, who lost power when a tornado rampaged through their neighborhood are trying to get some sleep after making it through the day, and now into the night, without power. (May 24)      ...
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EF1 Tornado confirmed outside Baltimore The National Weather Service confirms that an EF1 tornado touched down near Columbia, Maryland on Thursday. It came as severe storms rumbled through the Baltimore area, toppling trees, causing power outages and keeping students in some schools. (May ...
09:51, 05/24/2019

What causes floating poop? Floating poop is not usually a cause for concern when it happens occasionally. Gas and dietary changes are common culprits. However, some medical issues, such as malabsorption and infections, can also cause floating stool. Learn more about the possib...
09:51, 05/24/2019

How the Yankees could fill gaping CC Sabathia hole BALTIMORE — CC Sabathia went on the 10-day injured list Thursday to take care of his inflamed right knee. That was a given following Wednesday night’s victory over the Orioles in which he earned the win, while working on the painful hinge. How the Ya...
09:51, 05/24/2019

NASA needs your help to bring an asteroid sample back to Earth NASA’s OSIRIS-REx mission has already accomplished a lot since arriving at the space rock known as Bennu late last year. The spacecraft successfully entered orbit around the asteroid, scanned its surface with a laser, and learned a lot about it...
09:51, 05/24/2019

Discovery of billion-year-old fungi changes our understanding of life on Earth When scientists search for species that lived hundreds of millions of years ago they’re not always just looking for ancient animals. Life on Earth has changed a lot over time, but sometimes a new discovery reveals a few things that have stayed ...
09:51, 05/24/2019

NASA’s Kepler just spotted 18 new Earth-sized planets, but only one is worth dreaming about NASA’s Kepler Space Telescope may be dead, but that doesn’t mean that the wealth of data it gathered doesn’t still hold some untold surprises. A new research paper from scientists at the Max Planck Institute, Georg August University...
09:51, 05/24/2019

The largest underwater eruption ever detected produced a brand new underwater volcano Months ago, a bizarre hum rippled through the waters far off the coast of Africa, traveling around the world and drawing the attention of scientists who managed to capture it using seismic sensors. Its origins were a mystery, but the discovery of a n...
09:51, 05/24/2019

Lance Armstrong: 'It wasn't legal but I wouldn't change a thing' ‘We did what we had to do to win,’ says 47-year-oldInterview with former cyclist to be aired next weekFormer cycling champion Lance Armstrong has said he “wouldn’t change a thing” about the doping that led to him being stripped of his record seven To...
09:51, 05/24/2019

Arsène Wenger: ‘All of us have competition. My toughest one was with myself’ The former Arsenal manager tells Amy Lawrence he is enjoying life away from football but is still looking for the next big innovationWhen Arsène Wenger bade farewell to Arsenal with a theatrical bow after four uninterrupted decades in management, he ...
09:51, 05/24/2019

Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Congratulates PM Modi On 2019 Election Victory Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) victory in the Lok Sabha 2019 elections, the media......
09:51, 05/24/2019

India Stopped Purchasing Iranian Oil After US Waivers Expired: Envoy India has stopped importing oil from Iran after American waivers granted to eight buyers expired early this month, New Delhi's envoy in Washington has said, becoming the latest country to comply with......
09:51, 05/24/2019

Nehru-Gandhi Brand Wrecked, Congress' Big Meet Tomorrow: 10 Points Election results 2019: Rahul Gandhi, who has led the Congress to its second straight landslide defeat in the national election, is expected to offer his resignation when the party's top leadership......
09:51, 05/24/2019

Airtel Digital TV Reportedly Introduces New SD, HD Long-Term Packs Airtel Digital TV has quietly introduced six new long-term DTH packs for its subscribers. While some of these packs are valid for both SD and HD subscribers, others are limited to just SD users....
09:51, 05/24/2019

Black Mirror Showrunners on Season 5 and Bandersnatch Reception Black Mirror showrunners Charlie Brooker and Annabel Jones talk about the reception to the interactive film Bandersnatch, and what's in store for Black Mirror season 5, out June 5 on Netflix....
09:51, 05/24/2019

Redmi Note 7S to Go on Next Sale in India on May 29 Redmi Note 7S price in India is set at Rs. 10,999 for the 3GB RAM + 64GB storage option, while its 4GB RAM + 64GB storage variant will be available Rs. 12,999....
09:51, 05/24/2019

Watch the First Teaser Trailer for Star Trek: Picard We now have a title - Star Trek: Picard - and the first teaser trailer for Patrick Stewart's return as Jean-Luc Picard, which is set to premiere in late 2019 on Amazon Prime Video in India....
09:51, 05/24/2019

US stocks set for slight rebound after trade fears roil markets U.S. stock index futures were higher on Friday morning, as market participants continue to monitor trade tensions between the world's two-largest economies....
09:34, 05/24/2019

Hotel throws Native American-themed party during Cannes Film Festival A Cannes hotel hosted a tone-deaf Native American-themed party Wednesday night that featured models in traditional headdress and scantily clad men wearing tassels and dream catchers as accessories. Nikki Beach threw the party at its pop-up hotel duri...
09:34, 05/24/2019

Serial killer Bobby Joe Long executed in Florida STARKE, Fla. — A serial killer who terrorized Florida with a 1984 spree that claimed the lives of 10 women was executed Thursday, his execution witnessed by the woman who survived one of his attacks and helped in his capture. Inmate Bobby Joe Long wa...
09:34, 05/24/2019

FAA expects Boeing 737 MAX ungrounding as early as late June The FAA expects the ungrounding of Boeing’s 737 MAX jets in the US to happen as early as late June, but each aircraft will likely need between 100 and 150 hours of work and preparation before taking to the skies again, according to airline offi...
09:34, 05/24/2019

Assange hit with new charges for allegedly violating Espionage Act WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Thursday was slapped with new criminal charges of allegedly violating the Espionage Act by conspiring with former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning to illegally obtain and disclose classified information, t...
09:34, 05/24/2019

Trump administration may use loophole to sell Saudi Arabia weapons The Trump administration is reportedly considering using a legislative loophole to sell billions of dollars worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia without congressional approval. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and other senior officials are pushing a plan ...
09:34, 05/24/2019

Trump orders intelligence agencies help Barr with probe into Russia investigation President Trump on Thursday evening ordered the intelligence community to cooperate with Attorney General William Barr’s probe into the origins of the Russia investigation — and gave Barr the green light to declassify related documents. “Today’...
09:34, 05/24/2019

Suspect in bus shove murder case did not ‘intend to kill’: lawyer LAS VEGAS — There is more to know than a bus security video clip has shown about the case of a 25-year-old woman accused of killing a 74-year-old man by shoving him off a public bus in Las Vegas, an attorney defending the woman on a murder charge sai...
09:34, 05/24/2019

Man charged with murder in death of daughter he mistook for intruder GREENVILLE, S.C. — Authorities in South Carolina have charged a man with killing his daughter, whom he mistook for a potential intruder. The Greenville County Sheriff’s Office says 43-year-old Jermaine Pressley faces charges of murder, possessi...
09:34, 05/24/2019

Trump, Pelosi wage Twitter war over ‘stammer’ video House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and President Trump traded insults on Twitter Thursday evening after Trump tweeted a video that showed moments when the Democratic congresswoman stammered during a press conference Thursday. Trump tweeted the video at about...
09:34, 05/24/2019

‘Killer granny’ indicted in husband’s fatal shooting MANTORVILLE, Minn. — A grand jury in Minnesota indicted a 57-year-old woman who authorities allege fatally shot her husband before fleeing to Florida and killing a woman there. The Dodge County grand jury on Wednesday indicted Lois Riess on first- an...
09:34, 05/24/2019

‘Manny’ arrested for molesting kids, possessing child porn SANTA ANA, Calif. — A 30-year-old Southern California man who says he works as a “manny” for families with young children is facing four felony counts of sexual assault involving children under the age of 14 and 10. Matthew Antonio Zakrze...
09:34, 05/24/2019

Ocasio-Cortez shares panicked reaction to DC tornado warning on Instagram Freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez livestreamed on Instagram her panicked reaction to a tornado warning in Washington DC on Thursday afternoon. The Bronx Democrat shared video of a downpour shot from her House office in Capitol Hill. “Guys,...
09:34, 05/24/2019

Production-Spec Renault Arkana Unveiled, Could Be Considered For The Indian Market The Renault Arkana is underpinned by a modified platform of the Renault Kaptur which is sold in the Russian market. The Russian-spec Kaptur shares underpinnings even with the Captur sold in the Indian......
09:34, 05/24/2019

Skoda Launches New iV Sub-Brand; Marks Entry Into The World Of Electric Vehicles The first two allelectric vehicles based on Volkswagen Groups MEB modular electric car platform will be introduced in 2020, one of which will be a production version of the VISION iV SUV coup study....
09:34, 05/24/2019

Taiwan holds Asia's first gay wedding A week after lawmakers took the historic step of legalizing gay marriage, the first same-sex couples have tied the knot in Taiwan. Yet the newly-weds are still subject to restrictions not faced by heterosexual couples....
09:34, 05/24/2019

SpaceX puts up 60 satellites for Elon Musk's 'Starlink' internet SpaceX has launched a rocket with the first batch of satellites of its "Starlink" constellation, which is designed to offer internet services from space. The system will need a dozen more launches to become operational....
09:34, 05/24/2019

History will prove Merkel right on refugees: EU's Juncker Angela Merkel was right to take in nearly 1 million refugees in 2015, EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said in an interview. He also revealed how he got Donald Trump to kiss him....
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UPDATE 2-First satellites for Musk's Starlink internet venture launched into orbit SpaceX, the private rocket company of high-tech entrepreneur Elon Musk, launched the first batch of 60 small satellites into low-Earth orbit on Thursday for Musk's new Starlink internet service....
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UPDATE 2-NASA executive quits weeks after appointment to lead 2024 moon landing plan A top NASA executive hired in April to guide strategy for returning astronauts to the moon by 2024 has resigned, the space agency said on Thursday, the culmination of internal strife and dwindling congressional support for the lunar initiative....
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PRESS DIGEST- New York Times business news - May 24 The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
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Muddy Waters says Rallye news is vindication of its warnings Short-seller Muddy Waters said on Friday that news Rallye, the parent company of French retailer Casino, had been placed under protection from creditors was "a resounding vindication of the warnings we sounded"....
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Japan's Nikkei dips as U.S.-China tensions escalate Japan's Nikkei share average dipped on Friday as escalating tensions between Washington and Beijing over trade and technology firms weighed on investor appetite....
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China denounces Pompeo's comments on Huawei China's Foreign Ministry on Friday denounced comments by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who said the chief executive of China's Huawei Technologies was lying about his company's ties to the Beijing government....
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Maersk profit in line but trade tensions a concern Danish shipping group A.P. Moller-Maersk on Friday posted first-quarter profit close to expectations and warned that trade tensions and slowing economic growth constitute "considerable uncertainties"....
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UPDATE 2-Casino says Rallye has not lost control over the French retailer French retailer Casino said on Friday that the filing of its parent company for protection from creditors had no impact on the execution of its strategy and said the majority shareholder remained in control....
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UPDATE 1-China denounces U.S. "rumours" about Huawei ties to Beijing China on Friday denounced U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for fabricating rumours after he said the chief executive of China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd was lying about his company's ties to the Beijing government....
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European shares inch higher after Trump signals on trade European shares recovered some ground on Friday after a bruising session a day earlier, as U.S. President Donald Trump predicted a swift end to the ongoing trade war with China that has dominated trade on financial markets over the past year....
09:34, 05/24/2019

50 Children Have Been Rescued After Officials Busted a Multinational Paedophile Ring Nine people were arrested in Thailand, Australia and the U.S. and 50 children were rescued following an Interpol investigation into an international paedophile ring. The investigation, which began two years ago and is called Operation Blackwrist, tar...
09:34, 05/24/2019

First Couples Say ‘I Do’ in Taiwan After Same-Sex Marriage Is Legalized Tears flowed and bouquets flew on Friday as hundreds of same-sex couples exchanged vows in Taipei’s Shinyi District. Taiwan became the first country in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage when its legislature voted to approve the measure last we...
09:34, 05/24/2019

In Vietnam's booming energy sector coal reigns, but renewables play catch-up Vietnam has become a hot spot for energy investors eying a spend of up to $150 billion over the coming decade to meet surging power demand, with coal set to dominate despite signs of a government effort to go green....
09:17, 05/24/2019

Chicago man acquitted in slaying of dismembered 2-year-old A Chicago jury acquitted a man of murder in the 2015 slaying of a toddler whose dismembered body parts were later found floating in the Garfield Park Lagoon....
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Trump orders intelligence agencies to cooperate with Barr's investigation President Donald Trump directed the U.S. intelligence community Thursday to "quickly and fully cooperate" with Attorney General William Barr's investigation into the origin's of special counsel Robert Mueller's probe of...
09:00, 05/24/2019

Defense chief: U.S. may send more troops to Middle East Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan said the Trump administration is considering sending additional troops to the Middle East to combat rising tensions with Iran....
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Election Live Updates: PM Modi, Amit Shah Seek LK Advani's Blessings Election Results Updates: The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) performance in the Lok Sabha elections 2019 has exceeded its tally of 2014, crossing the 300-mark just three hours into counting. Overall,......
09:00, 05/24/2019

Elections In India Are An Inspiration Around The World: United States Congratulating Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his re-election, the United States has said that the just-concluded elections in India, the largest democratic exercise in human history, is an......
09:00, 05/24/2019

"Want To Work In Cooperation" With BJP, Says Naveen Patnaik To NDTV Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, re-elected with a decisive majority in the assembly election, said he was open to "constructive cooperation" from the centre for Odisha's development but that did......
09:00, 05/24/2019

"Jai Shri Ram" Row Was Mamata Banerjee's Big Mistake: BJP's Himanta Sarma The BJP will focus its energy on conquering Tamil Nadu and Kerala in the next five years after its almost complete takeover of the northeast in the national election, the party's strategist in the......
09:00, 05/24/2019

Smriti Irani, 2019's Star Winner, Tweets "New Morning For Amethi" Smriti Irani today tweeted a thank-you for Amethi, where her victory over Congress president Rahul Gandhi may be this election's show-stopper. "A new morning for Amethi, a new pledge. You placed your......
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Election Results 2019: A Sweet And Sour Win For DMK Chief MK Stalin It's a sweet and sour victory for the DMK which has swept Tamil Nadu in the national elections. Party chief MK Stalin, who faced his first major electoral test after his father and party patriarch M......
09:00, 05/24/2019

Odisha's Naveen Patnaik Retains Hinjli Seat, Leads Bijepur Odisha Chief Minister and Biju Janata Dal (BJD) president Naveen Patnaik today retained his home turf Hinjli for a fifth consecutive term, trouncing nearest rival and BJP nominee Pitambar Acharya from......
09:00, 05/24/2019

Korean Air To Hold Job Fair For Grounded Jet Airways Pilots Korean Air will hold a two-day "road show" in Delhi on Friday and Saturday to hire pilots from the grounded Jet Airways which has seen an exodus of staff in the wake of suspension of operations....
09:00, 05/24/2019

Smriti Irani Draws From "Game of Thrones" To Sum Up Amethi Triumph Smriti Irani, who unseated Rahul Gandhi from Amethi, summed up her remarkable success in a quote from the ultra-popular series "Game of Thrones". By defeating the Congress president in his family......
09:00, 05/24/2019

Catch Train At Churchgate: Search For Congress MPs Has Twitter In Splits A tweet by a BJP legislator from Gujarat that made fun of the Congress losing territory after territory to the BJP received thousands of 'likes' and was re-tweeted as many times for painting a picture......
09:00, 05/24/2019

PM Modi's First Stop After Mega Win: LK Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi Prime Minister Narendra Modi, a day after his super-sized victory in the national election, began his morning with visits to BJP veterans LK Advani and Murli Manohar Joshi - who had felt slighted......
09:00, 05/24/2019

After Madhya Pradesh State Polls Loss, BJP Wins 28 Of 29 Lok Sabha Seats The Bharatiya Janata Party won the last two Lok Sabha seats where counting went on well past Thursday midnight, taking its overall tally to 28 in Madhya Pradesh....
09:00, 05/24/2019

Nitin Gadkari Retains Nagpur Seat, Hansraj Ahir Loses To Congress Rival It was a bittersweet election for four Union ministers from Maharashtra as two, including senior BJP leader Nitin Gadkari, won while the other two lost the Lok Sabha poll....
09:00, 05/24/2019

Smriti Irani Defeats Rahul Gandhi In Amethi, And Twitter Can't Even... BJP leader Smriti Irani has emerged as a giant-killer in this Lok Sabha election. She defeated Congress chief Rahul Gandhi, a three-term parliamentarian from the Nehru-Gandhi family pocket borough,......
09:00, 05/24/2019

Election 2019 A Fight Between Two Ideologies, Says RSS 2019 Lok Sabha Election Results: The just concluded Lok Sabha election was a fight between two different ideologies - "the Hindu way of life and politics of exclusion and division" - a senior......
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How PM Modi Led BJP's Giant Swoop Across India: 10 Points Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday won an outsized mandate for a second term in office, with his BJP scoring an absolute majority covering large swathes of the country. The BJP has won 299 seats......
09:00, 05/24/2019

Four New Judges Take Oath, Supreme Court At Full Strength Centre had previously expressed concern over nomination of Justice Aniruddha Bose of Jharkhand High Court and Justice AS Bopanna of Gauhati High Court...
09:00, 05/24/2019

Alabama Lawmakers Pass Marriage License Workaround Bill That Accommodates Judges Opposing Same-Sex Marriage (MONTGOMERY, Ala.) — After some conservative Alabama probate judges stopped issuing marriage licenses over the issue of same-sex marriage, state lawmakers have come up with a workaround: marriage certificates that don’t have to be signed ...
09:00, 05/24/2019

President Trump Is Escalating Efforts to Investigate Intelligence Agencies (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump directed the U.S. intelligence community on Thursday to “quickly and fully cooperate” with Attorney General William Barr’s investigation of the origins of the multi-year probe of whether h...
09:00, 05/24/2019

Petzval unveils its first lens for full-frame mirrorless cameras It's been a while since we've heard about Petzval lenses, but Lomography just unveiled an interesting (and much needed) model for the latest full-frame mirrorless cameras. The Petzval 55mm f/1.7 MK II Art lens works on Sony E, Nikon Z and C...
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Anna Kendrick will star in 'Love Life' for WarnerMedia streaming WarnerMedia is slowly developing its own content for its upcoming streaming service, as Pitch Perfect's Anna Kendrick will star in and produce a half-hour romantic comedy series called Love Life, according to Deadline. Each season, the series wi...
09:00, 05/24/2019

What is the most healthful oil for frying? How healthful an oil is for frying depends on when it breaks down and how long a person heats it for. Some of the more healthful oils include olive oil, avocado oil, and canola oil. Learn more about the best oils for deep frying, shallow frying, and ...
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Should I see a doctor about my cough? Signs that a person should see a doctor for a cough include when it occurs alongside dizziness, weight loss, or fever. There are many potential causes of a cough, and some require medical attention. Learn more here....
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Different types of nipples There are many types of nipples, including puffy, hairy, protruding, and inverted. These types are based on appearance and come with no health risks. Learn more about types of nipples here....
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Should I get checked for cancer? The warning signs of cancer vary depending on the type. People should see a doctor if they have any new symptoms or existing symptoms worsen. Learn more about the warning signs of cancer here....
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Children step up global calls to fight climate change Thousands of young activists in Australia and New Zealand launched a global protest on Friday demanding that politicians and business leaders move swiftly to curb greenhouse gas emissions to fight climate change....
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China aims to relocate 80% of toxic chemical producers after blast: report China aims to relocate more than 80% of its hazardous chemical production capacity by the end of next year, state media reported on Friday, as it embarks on far-reaching reforms in the sector following a fatal explosion at a factory in March....
08:51, 05/24/2019

Vietnam seizes 5.26 tonnes of pangolin scales hidden in cashew containers Vietnam has seized more than five metric tonnes of pangolin scales hidden in cashew nut containers shipped from Nigeria, the government said on Friday, in Southeast Asia's latest large-scale wildlife trafficking case....
08:51, 05/24/2019

| US mulls more troops in Mid-East | Guatemalan family mourns son who died in US: WATCH the top World news videos for today Pentagon confirms it is weighing sending more troops to Middle East | Guatemalan family mourns son who died in US custody; here are the top World news videos for today. WATCH....
08:51, 05/24/2019

Trump Says 'Dangerous' Huawei Could Be Included in US-China Trade Deal Trump said US complaints against Huawei might be resolved within the framework of a US-China trade deal, while at the same time calling it "very dangerous....
08:51, 05/24/2019

Instagram Claims It Is Not the Source of Influencer Data Breach Instagram has said it was not the source of private contact information for millions of influential users of the service recently found in an unguarded online database....
08:51, 05/24/2019

Laeta Kalogridis Is Reportedly Writing a Star Wars: KOTOR Movie Laeta Kalogridis is reportedly working on a script for a movie adaptation of Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, which would be the first episode in a trilogy....
08:51, 05/24/2019

SpaceX Launches First Satellites for Musk's Starlink Internet Service SpaceX launched a Falcon 9 rocket from Florida on Thursday on a mission to carry the first batch of five dozen small satellites into low-Earth orbit....
08:51, 05/24/2019

Brazil's supreme court votes to make homophobia a crime A majority in Brazil's supreme court has voted to make homophobia and transphobia crimes like racism, a decision coming amid fears the country's far-right president will roll back LGBT social gains....
08:51, 05/24/2019

Mexican congress approves safeguards for new National Guard Mexico's Congress approved a series of safeguards Thursday intended to prevent abuses under the country's new militarized police force known as the National Guard....
08:51, 05/24/2019

A woman takes leadership of Paraguay's Maka people For the tiny Maka culture of Paraguay, political authority has passed from father to son for generations even as the band has struggled for survival, its way of life uprooted by war and migration from a vast, isolated countryside to an urban neighbor...
08:51, 05/24/2019

Julian Assange charged with publishing classified info in new U.S. indictment The new indictment says Assange conspired with Chelsea Manning to obtain and disclose classified national defence documents, including State Department cables and reports on the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan....
08:51, 05/24/2019

California police defend placing ‘spit mask’ over boy’s head after video sparks outrage Sacramento attorney Mark T. Harris said he is considering a lawsuit on behalf of the youth and his mother against the city, the security guard, and an employee at a nearby restaurant who he said also helped detain the boy....
08:51, 05/24/2019

Simulator training remains ‘possible option’ for Canadian Boeing MAX pilots Simulator training remains a "possible option" for Canadian Boeing 737 MAX pilots, but it is too early to say whether it would be mandatory, a Transport Canada official said on Thursday night after the meeting in Fort Worth....
08:51, 05/24/2019

MLB roundup: Twins hammer eight HRs in rout The Minnesota Twins slammed eight home runs, including two each by Miguel Sano and Jonathan Schoop, on their way to a 16-7 rout over the Los Angeles Angels on Thursday afternoon in Anaheim, Calif., completing a three-game sweep....
08:34, 05/24/2019

Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley: Farmers don't want aid, they want trade Farmers hurt by the ongoing U.S.-China trade war would rather have their markets back than the latest bailout from the Trump administration, says GOP Sen. Chuck Grassley....
08:34, 05/24/2019

Trump orders intelligence agencies to comply with investigation into origins of Mueller probe President Donald Trump directed the U.S. intelligence community to "quickly and fully cooperate" with Attorney General William Barr's investigation into the origins of special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe....
08:34, 05/24/2019

Harvey Weinstein reportedly has a tentative $44 million deal to settle sexual misconduct lawsuits The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times, citing people familiar with the deal, reported that $30 million would go to plaintiffs and $14 million would be used to pay legal fees....
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OVPD looking for two young men suspected of stealing cellphones TUCSON – Oro Valley Police Department is looking for two young men suspected of stealing cellphones from an Oro Valley Target on March 30. According to OVPD, the suspects ripped cellphones out of their box and dumped the boxes in the trash befo...
08:34, 05/24/2019

Help is on the way for Arizona timeshare consumers Help is on the way for Arizona timeshare consumers. Governor Doug Ducey signed a bill today increasing protections for timeshare buyers. Consumers will now have 10-days to cancel timeshare purchases. The law will also curb deceptive practices –...
08:34, 05/24/2019

Walmart is hiring thousands of Military spouses Walmart | Courtesy: JeepersMedia Walmart Walmart is hiring thousands of Military spouses. Walmart launched the Military Spouse Career Connection last year and has added 6-thousand military spouses to the payroll. More than 75 percent of military spou...
08:34, 05/24/2019

Tucson teen battling cancer receives scholarship to pursue passion TUCSON – Agustin Sanchez or Augy, is a 17-years-old teen who has a passion for cars. His battle with cancer has had him miss school due to treatments and appointments. During his treatments, Augy would watch car shows and read car magazines. Ma...
08:34, 05/24/2019

Thousands graduate from Pima Community College TUCSON – Pima Community College graduates received their diplomas on Thursday, May 23 at a ceremony held at The Tucson Convention Center. Nearly 4,000 people received their diplomas. The oldest graduate was 75-years-old. While the youngest was ...
08:34, 05/24/2019

Local teen graduates high school while battling brain cancer TUCSON –  Julia Moser has spent more time in a hospital bed than any 18-year-old should ever have to experience. “It’s crazy but I have no choice so you kind of just got to do it, the best you can,” Julia Moser said. A year ag...
08:34, 05/24/2019

First satellites for Musk's Starlink internet venture launched into orbit SpaceX, the private rocket company of high-tech entrepreneur Elon Musk, launched the first batch of 60 small satellites into low-Earth orbit on Thursday for Musk's new Starlink internet service....
08:34, 05/24/2019

NASA executive quits weeks after appointment to lead 2024 moon landing plan A top NASA executive hired in April to guide strategy for returning astronauts to the moon by 2024 has resigned, the space agency said on Thursday, the culmination of internal strife and dwindling congressional support for the lunar initiative....
08:34, 05/24/2019

Hikers have a serious woody for a piece of driftwood shaped like a naked woman Tourists are hiking for miles on a remote Scottish island to catch a glimpse of a piece of driftwood shaped like a naked woman. The large piece of wood — affectionately named The Lady of Balnahard — washed ashore at the northern tip of Colonsay, Inne...
08:34, 05/24/2019

Kenyan court to rule on decriminalization of same-sex relations NAIROBI, Kenya — On the eve of what could be a landmark ruling in Kenya on whether same-sex relations are crimes, gay rights activist and gospel singer Joji Baro says he has no intention of returning home to the East African country. No matter that f...
08:34, 05/24/2019

Teen electrocuted ‘trying to impress girlfriend’ by climbing on top of train A teenage boy exploded into flames and died after he suffered an electric shock from 27,500-volt cables when climbing up on top of a train to allegedly impress his girlfriend. Oleg Khoroshaev, 13, was reportedly taking a selfie during the stunt when ...
08:34, 05/24/2019

Cold office temperatures are hurting women’s productivity, study says Businesses are giving women the cold shoulder by blasting the building air conditioning, with a new study finding that frigid office temperatures lower a female's cognitive performance and productivity....
08:34, 05/24/2019

This is how many cancer cases are linked to unhealthy diet An apple a day might keep cancer away. More than 80,000 cancer cases in the US were linked to poor diet, or around 5%, according to a study published Thursday in the journal JNCI Cancer Spectrum. The study, conducted by the Friedman School of Nutriti...
08:34, 05/24/2019

The diary of Britain’s most prolific executioner is up for auction An execution diary kept by Britain's most famous hangman is up at auction for $31,600. Albert Pierrepoint is responsible for the deaths of around 600 people during his 25-year career as an executioner in the mid-20th Century....
08:34, 05/24/2019

Scientists catch chimpanzees cracking open and eating tortoises for first time BERLIN — Scientists have observed wild chimpanzees tucking into an unusual snack: tortoises, whose hard shells they crack against tree trunks before scooping out the meat. In a paper published Thursday by the journal Scientific Reports, researchers f...
08:34, 05/24/2019

What your wine preference reveals about your personality Red or white? New research revealed your choice of wine can say a lot about your personality. If you like “Game of Thrones,” consider yourself an introvert and enjoy traveling, results found you’re probably a red wine drinker. Conducted in advance of...
08:34, 05/24/2019

|BenHarperoncomingtoSouthAfricaandcollaboratingwiththeSowetoGospelChoir:'Iamabigfanoftheirsound' Channel24 spoke to Ben about how he got his start, how music has changed his life and how he's a big fan of one of South Africa's best exports: The Soweto Gospel Choir....
08:17, 05/24/2019

Toronto Raptors take East finals lead with Game 5 win over Milwaukee Bucks The Toronto Raptors earned a 105-99 win over the Milwaukee Bucks on Thursday night to take a 3-2 series lead, moving within one game of the NBA Finals....
08:17, 05/24/2019

Mets’ Steven Matz able to navigate through traffic The traffic kept mounting and Steven Matz kept swerving through it without so much as a scratch. The Mets lefty put 12 runners on base — 10 hits and two walks — in six innings Thursday and lived to tell about it. Nine Nationals reached scoring positi...
08:17, 05/24/2019

Kawhi Leonard pours in 35 as Raptors nip Bucks to take series lead MILWAUKEE — Kawhi Leonard scored 35 points and the Raptors beat the Bucks 105-99 on Thursday night to take a 3-2 lead in the Eastern Conference finals. Leonard showed no obvious signs of the leg soreness that bothered him the previous two games, hitt...
08:17, 05/24/2019

Mike Tirico enjoying his busiest time since joining NBC Mike Tirico is NBC’s host for the Stanley Cup and Indy 500 in the coming days. He’s also covered the Triple Crown and various other events this month and is also preparing for the French Open. He spoke with The Post’s Justin Terranova about an intens...
08:17, 05/24/2019

Mets and Mickey Callaway’s real test will be coming soon enough The scores turned late and often this week at Citi Field, and if you really want to know the greater state of the National League East, here’s the true final tally for these past four wacky contests: The Mets are at DEFCON 3, the Nationals DEFCON 1. ...
08:17, 05/24/2019

Yankees keep finding new ways to rack up victories BALTIMORE — For six games, the Golden State Warriors have been slathered in praise for remembering how to win without Kevin Durant. Durant may be the best basketball player on the planet, but he hurt his calf with two minutes to go in the third quart...
08:17, 05/24/2019

TV networks can’t get enough cover-ups and obstructions “Gee, Mr. Edison! You just invented the light bulb! People will be able to see in the dark! What will you think of next?” “Next, Billy, I will invent the dark bulb. I will reverse the process — cover the bulbs in dark paint to reduce or eliminate the...
08:17, 05/24/2019

Steve Phillips: Brodie Van Wagenen’s boasts were mistake Steve Phillips cringed when he heard it. That would be one of Mets general manager Brodie Van Wagenen’s boasts before the season started that his newly constructed team was the favorite to win the National League East. “It was like, ‘nooooo, don’t sa...
08:17, 05/24/2019

Yankees’ big guns were needed after all BALTIMORE — Considering they were a combined 10-for-26 with seven homers and 14 RBIs in the previous three wins over the Orioles, not seeing Gary Sanchez and Gleyber Torres in the starting lineup of the Yankees’ 6-5 win over the Orioles on Thur...
08:17, 05/24/2019

DH days jump-starting Yankees’ Luke Voit BALTIMORE — Manager Aaron Boone used Luke Voit as the DH on Thursday for a second straight game and went with Kendrys Morales at first in back-to-back games. “Kind of a way to squeak some days [of rest] for him,’’ Boone said of Voit, who went 2-for-5...
08:17, 05/24/2019

Asia markets mostly decline as investors worry over US-China trade tensions Asia Pacific markets were mostly in negative territory on Friday morning as investors remained worried over trade tensions between the United States and China....
08:00, 05/24/2019

Modi's definitive win may mean a more assertive India "Modi's muscular national security approach just received overwhelming approval. We should expect to see more of it in the next five years," said Vipin Narang, associate professor at MIT....
08:00, 05/24/2019

Brew-haha: Yelich, Rodgers chug at Bucks game Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers and Brewers outfielder Christian Yelich joined Packers lineman David Bakhtiari in beer chugs at the Bucks game Thursday night....
08:00, 05/24/2019

Twins continue record pace, club 8 HRs in rout Miguel Sano and Jonathan Schoop each hit two of Minnesota's franchise record-tying eight home runs and the Twins hammered Matt Harvey and the Los Angeles Angels 16-7 Thursday....
08:00, 05/24/2019

Jerry not expecting NFL to discipline Elliott Cowboys owner Jerry Jones doesn't expect RB Ezekiel Elliott to face any punishment from the NFL pertaining to an incident with security at an event in Las Vegas....
08:00, 05/24/2019

Even-keeled approach carries Raptors to 3-2 lead The Toronto Raptors could have unraveled down 14 points early in Thursday night's game against Milwaukee, but coach Nick Nurse said the team simply did what it's done all season in staying level. That led to a 105-99 win and a 3-2 series lead....
08:00, 05/24/2019

Interpol: 9 arrested, 50 children rescued in pedophile ring bust Interpol said 50 children had been rescued and nine people had been arrested in Thailand, Australia and the United States following a two-year international investigation into a "dark web" pedophile ring....
08:00, 05/24/2019

Newly unsealed documents in Smollett case could reveal grand jury testimony, alibis, lawyer says The public could find out as soon as Thursday night why Chicago prosecutors dropped a 16-count indictment against “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett earlier this year....
08:00, 05/24/2019

Tom Hanks poses with fan's 'Toy Story' stomach tattoo: 'Howdy partner!' Even as the “Toy Story” franchise comes to a close with its fourth installment, one super fan showed Tom Hanks the movies will live on in his heart -- and on his stomach....
08:00, 05/24/2019

The New Yorker's June issue shows AG Barr, McConnell, Graham 'shining' Trump's shoes The New Yorker took aim at Attorney General William Barr, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-KY, and Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham, R-SC, with its cover depicting them as shining President Trump's shoes. ...
08:00, 05/24/2019

Twitter bans left-wing Krassenstein Bros. for operating fake accounts: report A new report on Thursday says that the prolific anti-Trump Twitter personalities Brian and Ed Krassenstein have been permanently banned from the platform. ...
08:00, 05/24/2019

CNN's Acosta suggests Trump ordered unsealing of 2016 intel to 'distract' from Pelosi spat CNN Chief White House Correspondent Jim Acosta suggested late Thursday that President Trump ordered Attorney General William Barr to declassify intelligence tied to surveillance of Trump's campaign during the 2016 election in order to "distract" from...
08:00, 05/24/2019

Harvey Weinstein reaches $44M compensation deal with accusers, creditors, reports say Harvey Weinstein, the movie mogul accused of sex crimes by multiple women, has reached a tentative $44 million settlement to resolve lawsuits against him with his accusers, creditors and board members of his former film studio, according to multiple ...
08:00, 05/24/2019

Cross Section: Hiranya Peiris – Science Weekly podcast What happened before the Big Bang? This is one of the hardest questions scientists are trying to answer, but Prof Hiranya Peiris is not daunted by the challenge. Hannah Devlin invited Peiris on the podcast to discuss the origins of our universe Conti...
08:00, 05/24/2019

Fungi that draws gold from its surroundings discovered in Western Australia Interaction that could signal new gold deposits ‘had to be seen to be believed’, CSIRO researcher says Fungi that draws gold from its surroundings has been discovered in Western Australia, stunning scientists who say it could signal new deposits.Foun...
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SpaceX launches Falcon 9 rocket, Starlink satellites into orbit CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX, the private rocket company of high-tech entrepreneur Elon Musk, launched the first batch of 60 small satellites into low-Earth orbit on Thursday for Musk’s new Starlink internet service. A Falcon 9 rocket ca...
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How Best to Air Down Your Tires When You're Off-Road We generally think of underinflated tires as a bad thing, as it can wear out your tires more quickly on pavement and cost you fuel mileage. Off-road, it’s a whole different story, and in many, if not all, situations you’ll want some measure of underi...
07:51, 05/24/2019

Of All the Cars That Never Made Sense, Let Us Not Forget the Peugeot 907 V12 The more time I spend with concept cars, the less I feel I really get what they are or are meant to do. Is the whole idea to tempt me with something that will never exist? Am I supposed to hate this love that I feel in my heart?...
07:51, 05/24/2019

I'm Filing A Formal Request That This Never be Done Again Are you the daredevil type? Would you take a little jelly bean with a tail up in the air and do flips in it until you were bored? That’s exactly what Red Bull pilot Aaron Fitzgerald did over the Hudson River in New York. Flips, rolls, nose dives, and...
07:51, 05/24/2019

Matt Prior: the rapid rise of the classic car meetup With a new place to take your beloved vintage motor seemingly appearing every week, Prior asks where they all suddenly sprouted from I’m not imagining this, am I? There actually are way more classic and enthusiast car meet-ups than there used to be,...
07:34, 05/24/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 24 May Searching for a roadster with a sweet six-pot engine? A BMW Z3 could be the best budget choice With its swollen haunches and smarter back end, the refreshed Z3 of 2000 looked the business. BMW Z3 2.2, £4995: The 146bhp 2.0-litre six survived the fac...
07:34, 05/24/2019

400bhp+ Mercedes-AMG GLB45 SUV begins testing Four-wheel drive rival to the Audi RS Q3 is set for UK deliveries in 2020, and first spyshots have emerged Mercedes-Benz’s AMG division has kicked off testing of the new GLB45 4Matic on public roads some 12 months before its planned showroom debut....
07:34, 05/24/2019

Oil bounces back, but markets remain fragile amid trade disputes Oil prices jumped more than 1% on Friday amid OPEC supply cuts and Middle East tensions, but still did not fully recoup losses earlier in the week on economic slowdown jitters and swelling inventories - their steepest drops since the start of the yea...
07:34, 05/24/2019

Fears of deeper U.S.-China trade war push Asian shares to four-month low Asian stocks stumbled to a four-month low on Friday and crude oil plunged on worries the U.S.-China trade spat was developing into a more entrenched strategic dispute between the world's two largest economies, pushing investors to safe-haven assets....
07:34, 05/24/2019

China aluminum magnate Zhang Shiping dies aged 73 Zhang Shiping, who oversaw the rise of China Hongqiao Group into the world's biggest aluminum producer, died on Thursday at the age of 73, the company said....
07:34, 05/24/2019

With squeaker win 26, 'Jeopardy!' champ James Holzhauer moves close to another milestone James Holzhauer was aiming for his 26th straight 'Jeopardy!' win Wednesday and moving closer to the $2 million mark in prize money.        ...
07:34, 05/24/2019

'Fuller House' team is back to work on the final season, but where's Lori Loughlin? The fifth and final season of Netflix's "Fuller House" is underway amid Lori Loughlin's alleged involvement in a college bribery scandal.        ...
07:34, 05/24/2019

Stronger than aluminum, a heavily altered wood cools passively Enlarge / A look at the lignin-free compressed wood. (credit: University of Maryland) Most of our building practices aren't especially sustainable. Concrete production is a major source of carbon emissions, and steel production is very resource int...
07:17, 05/24/2019

Brazil’s supreme court votes to make homophobia a crime Brazil’s supreme court ruled Thursday that homophobia and discrimination against members of the LGBT community should be crimes like racism, a decision coming amid fears the country’s far-right president will roll back social gains...
07:17, 05/24/2019

US official urges Pacific nations to keep ties with Taiwan A top U.S. diplomat for Southeast Asia has urged Pacific island nations not to withdraw diplomatic recognition of Taiwan, warning that Chinese pressure to change Taiwan’s international standing threatens to increase the possibility of conflict...
07:17, 05/24/2019

National Women's Hockey League Announces Progress Toward Paying Living Wages To Players The National Women’s Hockey League, facing more than a little uncertainty about its future amid upheaval across North American women’s hockey, reached an agreement Thursday with its players association on an improved compensation package for players ...
07:17, 05/24/2019

Raptors Defense Pushes Bucks To The Toilet's Edge In Game 5 Upset The Milwaukee Bucks, the best team of the 2018–19 regular season and by far the best team through the first two rounds of the playoffs, find themselves in the deepest of caca following a 105–99 loss to the Toronto Raptors in Game 5 of the Eastern Con...
07:17, 05/24/2019

While teaching, Warren worked on about 60 legal matters, far more than she’d previously disclosed The senator’s legal consulting work has received little scrutiny over the course of her political career. Her presidential campaign Wednesday night released a list of cases was involved with....
07:17, 05/24/2019

‘I felt I was living someone else’s life’: Republican Mormon official says he is gay Ivie who is married with two children and three Golden retrievers, said he felt like he was "living someone else's life." So he decided to go public with his sexuality — and years of struggle....
07:17, 05/24/2019

Trump gives Barr power to declassify intelligence related to Russia probe In a memo issued late Thursday, the president ordered intelligence agencies to cooperate with the attorney general’s audit of surveillance surrounding Trump’s campaign....
07:17, 05/24/2019

‘He always brings them up’: Trump tries to steer border wall deal to North Dakota firm Exclusive: Fisher Industries, which claims it can build the barrier faster and cheaper than Army Corps of Engineers, has started work on private section of barrier in New Mexico....
07:17, 05/24/2019

Cramer: The bad trade news is partially baked in, but the sell-off isn't over "We still haven't seen the big estimate cuts that we can expect from the analysts who weren't expecting President Trump to keep raising tariffs," Jim Cramer says....
07:17, 05/24/2019

India's Modi begins talks for new cabinet after big election win Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold talks on Friday to form a new cabinet to tackle a stuttering economy and other challenges facing his second term after winning a big majority....
07:00, 05/24/2019

Samsung’s next foldable smartphone may avoid the pitfalls of the Galaxy Fold The age of the foldable smartphone stumbled right out of the gate as multiple Galaxy Fold review units suffered from serious malfunctions before the device could even make it to market. As a result, Samsung was forced to delay the launch of its first...
07:00, 05/24/2019

New report claims some Snapchat employees spied on users A new report from Motherboard reveals that Snap employees in the past have abused internal tools in order to glean information about user emails, user location data, and other types of sensitive data. What’s particularly worrisome is that some ...
07:00, 05/24/2019

Huawei needs Google’s Android and Microsoft’s Windows 10 like fish need water The import ban the Trump administration imposed on Huawei a few days ago was the next logical step in the trade war against China. While some people may have foreseen it, given the ZTE practice run from before, it still sent shockwaves through the in...
07:00, 05/24/2019

Tesla may set a quarterly record for deliveries, according to leaked Elon Musk email It’s sometimes hard to make sense of what’s going on with Tesla. Is the company on the verge of going bankrupt, or poised to set new records for deliveries? Well, according to Tesla CEO Elon Musk, the answer to both questions could be &ld...
07:00, 05/24/2019

Watch a robot dog pull a 3-ton plane in this unbelievable video At a time when engineers have been perfecting robots that can perform skills like walking, gymnastics stunts, and warehouse-related box-sorting, researchers from Italy’s Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia just upped the ante in a major way. Meet t...
07:00, 05/24/2019

Bentley Continental GTC 2019 UK review New Conti Convertible has all the many advantages of a new platform, seen already in the Coupe. It’s in a class of its own. Bentley has just revealed a convertible version of its second generation Continental GT, identical in every important way to...
07:00, 05/24/2019

Hyundai plans more diverse designs for future models ‘Chess-piece’ philosophy will bring Hyundai, Kia and Genesis cars greater individuality, as well as setting them apart from segment rivals Future Hyundai, Genesis and Kia designs will become more differentiated from one another, and their models wit...
07:00, 05/24/2019

Legg Mason cuts about 12% of workforce days after naming Trian's Peltz to board Legg Mason Inc said on Thursday that the mutual fund company is cutting 120 jobs, or about 12% of its corporate workforce, with the step coming only days after the appointment of Trian Fund Management LP's Nelson Peltz and Ed Garden as directors....
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FOREX-Dollar steady after coming off 2-yr high, pressured by lower U.S. yields The dollar held steady on Friday, having come off two-year highs on lower U.S. yields in the previous session amid fears that a trade war with China will hurt the U.S. economy more than previously thought....
07:00, 05/24/2019

REFILE-PRECIOUS-Gold hovers above $1,280 as dollar recoils on U.S. data blow Gold prices held steady on Friday after rising above $1,280 in the previous session as weaker U.S. data pushed back the dollar and reignited hopes of a rate cut by the Federal Reserve this year....
07:00, 05/24/2019

Simulator training remains 'possible option' for Boeing 737 MAX pilots in Canada Simulator training remains a "possible option" for Canadian Boeing 737 MAX pilots, but it's too early to say whether it would be mandatory, a Transport Canada official said on Thursday night, further distancing the regulator from previous remarks by ...
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PRESS DIGEST- British Business - May 24 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....
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METALS-Copper rebounds from more than 4-month low as dollar eases Copper prices rebounded on Friday from their lowest since Jan. 14 hit in the previous session, as the U.S. dollar eased, but were heading for their sixth straight week of losses on a prolonged U.S.-China trade war....
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UPDATE 1-SpaceX launches first satellites for Musk's Starlink internet service High-tech entrepreneur Elon Musk's SpaceX company launched a Falcon 9 rocket from Florida on Thursday on a mission to carry the first batch of five dozen small satellites into low-Earth orbit for his new Starlink internet service....
07:00, 05/24/2019

UPDATE 2-Stoppage at Newmont Goldcorp mine costs Mexico millions daily - minister Ongoing stoppages at Newmont Goldcorp Corp's Penasquito gold mine in Mexico are costing "millions" every day to both public coffers and the company, a Mexican minister said on Thursday, urging a solution that will restart operations....
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Morning News Call - India, May 24 To access a PDF version of this newsletter, please click here http://share.thomsonreuters.com/assets/newsletters/Indiamorning/MNC_IN_05242019.pdf If you would like to receive this newsletter via email, please register at: http://solutions.re...
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NASA executive quits weeks after being named to lead moon initiative A top NASA executive hired in April to guide strategy for returning astronauts to the moon by 2024 has resigned, the space agency said on Thursday, the culmination of internal strife and dwindling congressional support for the lunar initiative....
07:00, 05/24/2019

Japan's Nikkei slips on fear of escalating U.S.-China tensions Japan's Nikkei share average dropped on Friday, as concerns about escalating tensions between Washington and Beijing over trade and technology firms sapped investor appetite while steep losses in oil prices hit trading houses....
07:00, 05/24/2019

FOREX-Dollar retreats from 2-yr high overnight, set for weekly loss The dollar was on track on Friday to post a small weekly loss after coming off two-year highs on lower U.S. yields as investors feared the Sino-U.S. trade dispute will hurt the U.S. economy more than previously thought....
07:00, 05/24/2019

Global Payments, Total System explore potential deal - Bloomberg Global Payments Inc has held preliminary tie-up talks with Total System Services Inc, Bloomberg reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter....
07:00, 05/24/2019

METALS-Copper rebounds but on track for 6th straight weekly fall Copper rebounded on Friday from its lowest since Jan. 14 hit in the previous session, as the U.S. dollar eased, but was heading for its sixth straight week of losses on a prolonged U.S.-China trade war....
07:00, 05/24/2019

UPDATE 1-NASA executive quits weeks after appointment to lead 2024 moon landing plan A top NASA executive hired in April to guide strategy for returning astronauts to the moon by 2024 has resigned, the space agency said on Thursday, the culmination of internal strife and dwindling congressional support for the lunar initiative....
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The Stresses of Playing on the French Open‘s Clay Courts European red clay courts demand peak physical conditioning, the dexterity to slide across the baseline and the perseverance to sustain 30-stroke points....
07:00, 05/24/2019

The French Open Spruces Up, and Shows Players the Money In an attempt to better compete with other Grand Slam tournaments, the French Open is renovating and reaching out to young fans, and has increased the prizes....
07:00, 05/24/2019

Daniil Medvedev Looks to Come Back at the French Open His clay season has been mixed. He reached the semifinals in Monte Carlo and the finals in Barcelona, but lost his opening matches in Madrid and Rome....
07:00, 05/24/2019

French Open: Players to Watch For the men, keep your eyes on Stefanos Tsitsipas, Guido Pella and Felix Auger-Aliassime. For the women, it’s Kiki Bertens, Belinda Bencic and Anett Kontaveit....
07:00, 05/24/2019

Glenn Close vows to not make films in US states with strict abortion laws Actress Glenn Close has vowed to avoid make any films in US states which impose strict anti-abortion laws as she joined the fight against Alabama's near-total ban....
07:00, 05/24/2019

Family of murdered Marine says Green Beret who killed suspected Taliban bomb-maker deserves Trump pardon The family of a Marine killed by a bomb in Afghanistan believes the former Green Beret facing trial for killing the suspected bomb-maker is a "hero" who deserves a pardon from President Trump....
07:00, 05/24/2019

Taiwan celebrates Asia's first same-sex weddings Beaming in the bright sunshine, Amber Wang took the hand of her new wife, Kristin Huang, on the steps of the Xinyi District office in Taipei, Friday, making history as one of the first same-sex couples to marry in Asia....
07:00, 05/24/2019

India's Modi made the election a referendum on his leadership -- and it paid off In purely electoral terms, it is an extraordinary achievement. Narendra Modi and his Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) have won a clear victory in India's national elections....
07:00, 05/24/2019

Trump arrives in Japan with his Asia policy in tatters Shinzo Abe's long game is paying off. Only a year ago, the Japanese Prime Minister was looking like the odd one out as US President Donald Trump cozied up to China's Xi Jinping and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un....
07:00, 05/24/2019

Wikipedia case against NSA internet snooping returns to court Attorneys for Wikipedia are scheduled to return to federal court next week in a long-running fight to limit government surveillance of internet messages....
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|DatafailstocapturecomplexityofSA’sunemploymentcrisis South Africa’s embrace of international conventions has buttressed the country’s reputation in statistical circles. But these global standards prove a poor fit for the country....
06:51, 05/24/2019

|BarriersremainforwomeninSAworkplace–brandexpert While there are no institutional restrictions on women in the workplace in SA, there are a number of barriers for women in business, says the CEO of Branding & Marketing YOU....
06:51, 05/24/2019

Giolito spins 4-hit gem, White Sox blank Astros 4-0 Lucas Giolito pitched a four-hitter for his first major league shutout, rookie Eloy Jiménez hit his third homer in two games and the Chicago White Sox beat the Houston Astros 4-0        ...
06:51, 05/24/2019

Do the Warriors need Kevin Durant? SportsPulse: Yes, Kevin Durant has been an instrumental part in the Warriors last two titles. No, he was never needed for the Warriors dynasty to become a dynasty.        ...
06:51, 05/24/2019

Mike Tyson, Floyd Landis among athletes asking WADA to remove marijuana from banned list Athletes for CARE requested WADA – the organization that sets drug policy for Olympic sports – remove THC from its banned list in a letter Thursday.        ...
06:51, 05/24/2019

Jets' Adam Gase already debunking Le'Veon Bell trade speculation, is 'excited' to coach RB Jets coach and his new running back haven't even had their first practice together, but things are already very complicated.        ...
06:51, 05/24/2019

NCAA president Mark Emmert had net pay of $2.9 million in 2017 calendar year The $2.9 million net compensation for NCAA president Mark Emmert was revealed when the college sports governing body revealed its tax return for 2017.        ...
06:51, 05/24/2019

Ranking impact potential of Bruins-Blues Stanley Cup Final players: From 1 through 40 Stanley Cup Final begins Monday, and in one way or another, every player on each roster will make an impact. Here is a ranking of difference makers.        ...
06:51, 05/24/2019

Jets coach Adam Gase says he had nothing to do with GM Mike Maccagnan's firing Jets coach Adam Gase on Thursday denied playing any role in the firing of general manager Mike Maccagnan and added that there were no issues with his players.        ...
06:51, 05/24/2019

Opinion: Bucks, Raptors battling to be served as fodder for the Warriors The Eastern Conference finals between the Bucks and Raptors have evolved into something really good. But is it going to matter in the end?        ...
06:51, 05/24/2019

Opinion: NASCAR races may be too long, but most drivers say don't touch Coca-Cola 600 NASCAR drivers will argue that many 500-mile and 400-mile races should be shortened but say the 600-mile marathon on Memorial Day weekend is sacred.        ...
06:51, 05/24/2019

Jalen Rose: Michigan basketball hiring Juwan Howard squashes any Fab Five beef Jalen Rose and Chris Webber haven't been on the closest of terms in recent years. But that might change now that Juwan Howard is coach of Michigan.        ...
06:51, 05/24/2019

Realtor offers Kawhi Leonard a free multimillion-dollar condo to stay in Toronto One real-estate agency is willing to dish out a penthouse condo if superstar Kawhi Leonard chooses to re-sign with the Raptors.        ...
06:51, 05/24/2019

Agent Scott Boras criticizes MLB as amateur prospect Carter Stewart skips draft for Japan Agent Scott Boras says MLB was a detriment to Carter Stewart's situation, so the pitcher will skip the amateur draft and sign long-term deal in Japan.        ...
06:51, 05/24/2019

Minnesota Twins slug eight more home runs, on pace to shatter MLB single-season record Led by a pair of homers from Jonathan Schoop and Miguel Sano, the surprising slugging leaders crush Angels and now own MLB's best record.        ...
06:51, 05/24/2019

Mike Tirico takes wild ride with Mario Andretti: 'Coolest freakin' thing I've ever done in sports' Mike Tirico, who will broadcast Sunday's Indy 500, was picked up at the airport by 1969 winner Mario Andretti in a street-legal Indy car.        ...
06:51, 05/24/2019

When you have to go: Indy 500 drivers on what going to the restroom looks like in a race Will Power's advice: Let go. 'No one wants to hit a wall with a full bladder.' That's one vote for whizzing around the track.        ...
06:51, 05/24/2019

Florida high-school football recruit Joshua Ancrum killed after video game dispute Joshua Ancrum was shot and killed in Florida on Tuesday. His mother told a local TV station the shooting followed an argument about a video game.        ...
06:51, 05/24/2019

Kellen Winslow rape trial Day 4: Woman testifies about 'pervert in the neighborhood' On Day 4 of the rape trial of Kellen Winslow II, a Vietnamese neighbor took the stand to testify about indecent exposure by the former NFL player.        ...
06:51, 05/24/2019

Opinion: College football's postseason schedule is entirely wrong If the College Football Playoff semifinals are supposed to be the centerpiece of the sport, they should be the last games played every year.        ...
06:51, 05/24/2019

Charles Barkley says he would 'knock the hell out of Drake' if he was still playing Charles Barkley weighed in on Drake's sideline behavior during TNT's pregame show. It was classic Barkley.        ...
06:51, 05/24/2019

Raptors top Bucks in Game 5 to move to brink of NBA Finals Toronto weathered an early flurry from Milwaukee and held on late to move one more win from the first trip to the NBA Finals in franchise history.        ...
06:51, 05/24/2019

On Politics: The Trade War Is Here to Stay The Trump administration announced an aid package for farmers to mollify an important political constituency hurt by the escalating trade clash with China....
06:51, 05/24/2019

One brutal sentence captures what a disaster money in America has become Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images One brutal sentence embodies the bleak state of money in America. "The bottom half of Americans combined have a negative net worth," Ben Steverman wrote in a recent Bloomberg article. This comment is based on the research...
06:51, 05/24/2019

I’m a huge 'Game of Thrones' fan and I think the finale was good — sorry HBO Warning: Spoilers ahead for HBO's "Game of Thrones" season eight, episode six, "The Iron Throne." Sunday's highly anticipated series finale has disappointed many viewers and divided the fandom. Daenerys Targaryen's death, Jon Snow's exile, and B...
06:51, 05/24/2019

UNC Charlotte student killed while stopping a gunman in his classroom was awarded posthumous ROTC Medal of Heroism Associated Press Army ROTC cadet Riley Howell, who was killed in a shooting at UNC Charlotte in April, was posthumously awarded the ROTC Medal of Heroism this month. The 21-year-old was buried with full military honors near his hometown of Waynesvil...
06:51, 05/24/2019

10 of the best cruises to take if you're retired Shutterstock Cruises can be a great vacation option for retirees because they are a great way to explore the world in a convenient and luxurious way. Some cruises specifically cater to adults and people who are retired can enjoy the benefits of lon...
06:51, 05/24/2019

Robinhood users have been scooping up Tesla's plunging stock (TSLA) Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images Robinhood users have been adding Tesla to their holdins despite an extremely difficult time for the electric-car maker, according to data from the Robinhood trading app. The number of accounts holding Tesla shares on the ...
06:51, 05/24/2019

10 myths about pores you need to stop believing iStock Certain things you believe about pores might not be true. Contrary to popular belief, you cannot open or close your pores, but pores can dilate and stretch. At-home face masks and nose strips won't actually shrink your pores but they can te...
06:51, 05/24/2019

It's been more than a year since the US-China trade war started. Here's a timeline of everything that's happened so far. Oliver Contreras/Getty; Greg Baker/Getty; Shayanne Gal/Business Insider It's been more than a year since President Donald Trump ignited a trade war with China. Since then, the two sides have together placed tariffs on more than $360 billion worth o...
06:51, 05/24/2019

Conservative moderates plan to take back control of Boris Johnson as prime minister Luke Dray/Getty Images Boris Johnson is fighting to win over centre-ground Conservative Members of Parliament in the race to replace Theresa May. Johnson is a divisive figure in the party after leading the campaign for Brexit. However, growing numbe...
06:51, 05/24/2019

THE GLOBAL E-COMMERCE LANDSCAPE: How emerging markets will transform the future of online shopping This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Emerging markets are going to be essential for e-commerce growth, a...
06:51, 05/24/2019

Bill Gates on the 3 crucial things his parents did to set him up for success Darren McCollester, Getty In interviews over the years, Bill Gates has revealed three aspects of his childhood that helped shape him into who he is today, including the slightly unconventional way he was raised by his parents, Mary and William Gates...
06:51, 05/24/2019

Suspending major military exercises with South Korea was 'prudent,' and pundits 'simply do not know the ground truth,' the top US commander there says Associated Press The Pentagon said earlier this year that it would replace major exercises done with South Korea with smaller, more specific training. Despite pundits decrying this move, the top US commander on the peninsula said it was a prudent de...
06:51, 05/24/2019

The cheapest European city you can fly to, based on which US state you live in Shutterstock / pisaphotography Travel-booking company Kayak has determined the cheapest European cities to fly to from each US state based on the median price of round-trip flights. Reykjavík, Iceland, is the least expensive European city to...
06:51, 05/24/2019

I toured the most expensive condo for sale in a Billionaires' Row skyscraper in NYC, a $58.5 million residence that spans the entire 87th floor. Here's what it looks like inside. Katie Warren/Business Insider The most expensive unit for sale at 157 W 57th Street, known as "One57," is a four-bedroom, full-floor residence for $58.5 million. One57 is one of several supertall luxury residential skyscrapers rising along Billionai...
06:51, 05/24/2019

This 4-step hair-care system addressed a problem I never knew I had — now I have defined curls instead of frizzy waves Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through our links, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent an...
06:51, 05/24/2019

Scientists found a billion-year-old fungus, and it could change our understanding of how life migrated to land Corentin Loron/University of Liege/Reuters Scientists discovered fossils of the oldest known fungus in the Canadian arctic. Fungi include mushrooms, yeasts, and molds. The billion-year-old fungus, called Ourasphaira giraldae, provides clues about ho...
06:51, 05/24/2019

TurboTax promoted a 'military discount' that charges service members who are eligible to file for free Nicolas Armer/picture alliance via Getty Images Service members making under $66,000 are supposed to be able to file on TurboTax for free. On the TurboTax Military landing page, some were charged as much as $150, ProPublica reported. Like many other...
06:51, 05/24/2019

A star of Nickelodeon's 'Henry Danger' opens up about his transgender experience: 'I transitioned' Michael D. Cohen, star of Nickelodeon's longest-running live-action show "Henry Danger," revealed in an interview with Time that he transitioned from female to male nearly 20 years ago. Cohen doesn't identify as transgender, saying that he has alway...
06:51, 05/24/2019

Air Force aircraft have hit birds more than 100,000 times since 1995, and it's cost the service nearly a billion dollars US Air Force/Tech. Sgt. Chelsea E. Barber Since 1995, the Air Force has recorded more than 105,000 bird strikes that have caused more than $800 million in damage. Canadian geese are the biggest and most costly culprit, causing $93.8 million in damag...
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This $225 clutch folds out flat to reveal a clever organizational system for all your essentials — it can also be worn 4 ways Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider, Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through our links, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent a...
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Science says parents of successful kids have these 23 things in common Clive Rose/Getty Images Good parents want their children to grow up and do amazing things with their lives. While there are several factors that affect a child's development, most of it comes down to the parents. These factors and techniques are a g...
06:51, 05/24/2019

Snapchat employees abused data access, spied on users: report Snapchat employees have been using internal tools — which offer them privileged access to user data — to spy on people’s pages, a report says. Two workers who are no longer with the app’s parent company, Snap, spoke to Motherb...
06:51, 05/24/2019

No Talks With US 'Under Any Circumstances': Iran Iran will not hold talks with the United States "under any circumstances" while the rights of the Islamic republic are not respected, said an official quoted Thursday by state media....
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US Could Send More Troops To Mideast Amid Iran Tensions: Pentagon Chief The United States said Thursday it was considering deploying more troops to the Middle East as it looks for ways to enhance the protection of its forces in the turbulent region amid simmering tensions......
06:34, 05/24/2019

"Fake" Nancy Pelosi Clips, Slowed To Make Her Appear Drunk, Spread Online Distorted videos of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., altered to make her sound as if she's drunkenly slurring her words, are spreading rapidly across social media, highlighting how political......
06:34, 05/24/2019

Trump Tried To Stop Early Release Of "American Taliban" From US Prison John Walker Lindh, the American captured in Afghanistan in 2001 fighting for the Taliban, was freed early from federal prison on Thursday after serving 17 years amid concerns he might still harbor......
06:34, 05/24/2019

Trump Crying For Impeachment, Democrats Not On That Path: Nancy Pelosi House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., claimed Thursday that President Trump wants to be impeached and is upset that House Democrats are not rushing in that direction now, as tensions continued to......
06:34, 05/24/2019

Taiwan Holds First Gay Marriages In Historic Day For Asia Taiwan made history on Friday with Asia's first legal gay weddings as same-sex couples tied the knot in jubilant and emotional scenes, the culmination of a three-decade fight for equality....
06:34, 05/24/2019

Elon Musk's SpaceX Launches Satellites For Starlink Internet Service High-tech entrepreneur Elon Musk's SpaceX company launched a Falcon 9 rocket from Florida on Thursday on a mission to carry the first batch of five dozen small satellites into low-Earth orbit for his......
06:34, 05/24/2019

Aviation Body, Boeing Moving Fast On Lifting 737 Max Ban: European Pilots An organization representing European pilots said Thursday that the Federal Aviation Administration and Boeing have failed to resolve fundamental questions about the oversight and design of the 737......
06:34, 05/24/2019

Plan To Kill "As Many Girls As I See": Man Arrested After Second Chances Christopher Cleary had a history of threatening women with violence when he was arrested in January on the morning of the Women's March in Provo, Utah. The 27-year-old Colorado man blamed years of......
06:34, 05/24/2019

Leonard scores 35, Raptors beat Bucks 105-99 for 3-2 lead Kawhi Leonard scored 35 points, and the Toronto Raptors beat the Milwaukee Bucks 105-99 Thursday night to grab a 3-2 lead in the Eastern Conference finals...
06:34, 05/24/2019

Tallgrass embargoes deliveries of shut Pony Express pipeline segment Tallgrass Energy LP said on Thursday it has shut down the south end of its Pony Express pipeline system due to flooding, and provided notice of a temporary embargo of deliveries....
06:34, 05/24/2019

Brunei Sultan Returns Oxford Degree After Uproar Over Proposal to Punish Gay Sex With Death by Stoning The Sultan of Brunei has returned an honorary degree he received from the University of Oxford in England after global backlash over his proposal to punish people who engage in same-sex relations with the death penalty, according to Reuters and other...
06:34, 05/24/2019

The Trump Administration May Bypass Congress to Export Weapons to Gulf States The White House may bypass Congress to export billions of dollars of weapons to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates that are now on hold. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and other officials are pushing for the enacting of an emergency provision ...
06:34, 05/24/2019

Toronto Raptors take lead in Eastern Conference finals after win over Milwaukee Bucks Kawhi Leonard scored 35 points to lead the Toronto Raptors to a thrilling 105-99 victory over Milwaukee on Thursday in the most important game in franchise history....
06:17, 05/24/2019

More Telltale Games Are Disappearing From Digital Storefronts Valve recently removed the option to buy the Telltale-developed series Tales From The Borderlands on Steam, and Good Old Games has announced it will no longer be selling any of Telltale’s games starting May 27. Nobody seems to know why....
06:17, 05/24/2019

Video Games Should Be Weirder I’ve been thinking a lot about yesterday’s surprise announcement of Playdate, the new handheld games experiment from Firewatch publisher Panic. More than anything, it’s weird: A small, single-purpose handheld with a set 12-week program of mystery gam...
06:17, 05/24/2019

Samsung’s First 8K Consumer TV Is Impressive—But Not Because of Its Resolution I bought my first 4K TV last year, and many of my family and friends still haven’t made the jump. But despite 4K’s infancy, Samsung has already released the first consumer-ready 8K display, known as the Q900. Samsung lent us a 75” model to review, a...
06:17, 05/24/2019

Report: A Knights Of The Old Republic Movie Is Being Written BioWare’s classic Star Wars RPG Knights of the Old Republic is being turned into a film project at Lucasfilm, Buzzfeed reports, with Laeta Kalogridis (Alita: Battle Angel) writing the screenplay....
06:17, 05/24/2019

30 Years Of Driving Around The Same Video Game Race Track Silverstone has been home to the British Grand Prix for most of the race’s history, meaning there are over 30 year’s worth of games that let you drive around it. So Chris Rae had the brilliant idea of doing just that, driving one lap around the circu...
06:17, 05/24/2019

Popular Twitch Streamer Tfue's Contract With FaZe Leaks As Public Dispute Rages On Earlier this week, Turner “Tfue” Tenney, a 21-year-old Fortnite pro who is one of the most popular streamers on Twitch, sued FaZe, the esports organization to which he is currently signed. The suit says that the contract between Tenney and FaZe is “o...
06:17, 05/24/2019

Tiny Little GameCube Works, Is Asking To Get Its Cheeks Pinched When Nintendo gets around to releasing a GameCube Mini—remember, all tiny console releases to this point have been mere preparation for what will be the greatest collection of 20-30 titles in video game history—I really hope it’s as small and cute as...
06:17, 05/24/2019

Harvey Weinstein close to reaching reported $44 million settlement with accusers A tentative deal is close to settling lawsuits brought against the television and film company co-founded by Harvey Weinstein.        ...
06:17, 05/24/2019

Schwarzenegger, Hamilton return in 'Terminator: Dark Fate' Get your first look at the trailer for "Terminator: Dark Fate," the first film since 1991's "Judgment Day" to feature original star Linda Hamilton.        ...
06:17, 05/24/2019

Linda Hamilton picks right up where she left off in 'Terminator: Dark Fate' trailer Watch the trailer for "Terminator: Dark Fate," the first film to reunite Arnold Schwarzenegger and Linda Hamilton since 1991's "Judgment Day."        ...
06:17, 05/24/2019

Exclusive: Brie Larson smiles for no man in 'Captain Marvel' scene Space warrior Carol Danvers (Brie Larson) has a run-in with "The Don" (Robert Kazinsky) in an exclusive extended scene from "Captain Marvel."        ...
06:17, 05/24/2019

Watch Brie Larson totally own a dude in this exclusive 'Captain Marvel' video Brie Larson's hero has no patience for skeezy guys, and she puts toxic masculinity in its place in an exclusive extended scene from "Captain Marvel."        ...
06:17, 05/24/2019

Kendall Jenner, Eva Longoria go glam at Cannes Film Festival The stars are in the South of France for the glamorous Cannes International Film Festival, which runs May 14 to May 25.        ...
06:17, 05/24/2019

100 of the saddest movies of all time By researching published lists of sad movies on Internet Movie Database and more, 24/7 Tempo was able to come up with a list of the saddest movies.        ...
06:17, 05/24/2019

'Aladdin': Does it differ from the original movie? How is Will Smith's Genie? We have answers Disney's live-action "Aladdin" is finally flying into the theaters, and we all need answers: How is Will Smith's blue Genie? Who is the breakout star?        ...
06:17, 05/24/2019

Covering a Mother’s Love at 20,000 Feet Isabella de la Houssaye learned she had Stage 4 lung cancer. She wanted to climb a mountain with her daughter. A reporter joined them on their two-week trek to the roof of the Americas....
06:17, 05/24/2019

For the Mets, Carlos Gomez’s Blast Caps a Fraught Stretch on a High Note Gomez hit a three-run homer in the eighth that gave the Mets a four-game sweep of the Washington Nationals, but two new injuries tempered the positivity....
06:17, 05/24/2019

Yankees Show Off Their Depth, Beating the Orioles Once Again The red-hot Gleyber Torres and Gary Sanchez did not enter the game until the ninth inning, but the first-place Yankees still managed to walk away with a win....
06:17, 05/24/2019

The end of May: are we headed for Boris Johnson as prime minister? Theresa May appears to have entered the final phase of her leadership, with rivals waiting to pounce on the chance to succeed her. Patrick Wintour lays out the route ahead but can anyone stop the clear favourite? Also today: Claire Armitstead on the ...
06:17, 05/24/2019

Raptors edge Bucks and move to brink of NBA finals behind Kawhi's 35 Raptors knock off Bucks to take 3-2 series lead in East finalsKawhi Leonard’s game-high 35 points power Toronto in winKawhi Leonard scored 35 points and the Toronto Raptors beat the Milwaukee Bucks 105-99 on Thursday night to take a 3-2 lead in the E...
06:17, 05/24/2019

Trump to intelligence: ‘fully cooperate’ with inquiry into Mueller report origins President steps up effort to ‘investigate the investigators’ amid growing Democratic calls for impeachmentDonald Trump is directing the US intelligence community to “quickly and fully cooperate” with attorney general William Barr’s investigation of t...
06:17, 05/24/2019

Harvey Weinstein and accusers reach tentative $44m compensation deal The agreement would resolve lawsuits and compensate the Hollywood producer’s alleged victimsHarvey Weinstein, women who accused him of sexual misconduct, his former film studio’s board members and the New York attorney general’s office have reached a...
06:17, 05/24/2019

Pelosi v Trump: how a 'stable genius' president met his match With calls for an intervention on his behalf, the House speaker has knocked an ‘extremely calm’ leader off balanceIt has been almost four years since Donald Trump launched his presidential campaign from the gilded escalator of Trump Tower. In that ti...
06:17, 05/24/2019

Charlotte native Byron, 21, wins Coca-Cola 600 pole CONCORD, N.C. - Brad Keselowski opined on Thursday afternoon at Charlotte Motor Speedway that the Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolets were the fastest cars in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series garage....
06:17, 05/24/2019

'Prince of clay' Thiem hopes his time has come in Paris Austrian world number four Dominic Thiem was a losing finalist at the French Open last year as Spaniard Rafael Nadal continued his dominance on the Paris clay....
06:17, 05/24/2019

Tennis: Tsitsipas' joie de vivre could carry him far in Paris World number six Stefanos Tsitsipas has been shooting up the rankings this year and with two titles bagged in 2019, including his first on clay, the carefree young Greek is a force to be reckoned with at the French Open....
06:17, 05/24/2019

Tennis: Brazil once ruled Paris but Guga era now seems long way off For a few years at the turn of the century he was the King of Paris and the darling of Brazilian tennis but a failure to build on his success means no one is likely to challenge Gustavo Kuerten as Brazil’s best-known tennis player any time soon....
06:17, 05/24/2019

Against the odds, Germany's Kerber eyes career Grand Slam Former world number one Angelique Kerber is going into next week's French Open knowing victory on the Parisian clay would make her only the seventh woman in tennis with a complete set of all four major titles....
06:17, 05/24/2019

Where are they now? Ostapenko's back with hope but high hurdles When Jelena Ostapenko cracked a backhand down the line to win the French Open in 2017, it flew with a sound that seemed to herald a new star in women's sport....
06:17, 05/24/2019

Serena remains America's best hope at French Open Serena Williams represents the United States' best chance to hoist the French Open trophy this year but questions loom about her fitness after she was forced to withdraw from the Italian Open last week with a knee injury....
06:17, 05/24/2019

NBA notebook: Durant doubtful for Finals opener The Golden State Warriors announced Thursday it is unlikely forward Kevin Durant will be ready for the start of the NBA Finals, but they are hopeful he can return during the series....
06:17, 05/24/2019

Leonard, Raptors rally, move within one win of Finals Kawhi Leonard scored 35 points -- 15 in the fourth quarter -- and added seven rebounds and nine assists as the visiting Toronto Raptors defeated the Milwaukee Bucks 105-99 on Thursday to take a 3-2 lead in the best-of-seven Eastern Conference finals....
06:17, 05/24/2019

NFL notebook: Gase calls Bell trade talk 'ridiculous' New York Jets coach Adam Gase on Thursday dismissed speculation that All-Pro running back Le'Veon Bell was on the trading block, calling it "ridiculous."...
06:17, 05/24/2019

Saudi Crown Prince meets Sudan's military council deputy heed: SPA Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman met the deputy head of Sudan's transitional military council who is visiting Saudi Arabia, Saudi Press Agency said early on Friday....
06:17, 05/24/2019

Libya coast guard rescues 290 migrants off eastern coast of Tripoli Libya's coast guard rescued 290 migrants clinging to inflatable rafts on Friday in two operations near the capital Tripoli, a naval forces spokesman said....
06:17, 05/24/2019

Indian forces kill leader of al Qaeda affiliate in Kashmir: police Indian forces have killed the leader of an al Qaeda affiliated militant group in Kashmir, police said on Friday, triggering protests in parts of the disputed region....
06:17, 05/24/2019

El Salvador wartime parties suspend controversial amnesty bill Lawmakers in El Salvador agreed on Thursday to suspend a controversial amnesty bill following an outcry from victims' families, the United Nations and rights groups who said it aimed to whitewash crimes committed during a bloody civil war....
06:17, 05/24/2019

Why was a healthy dog euthanized in Virginia? Her deceased owner asked for it in her will While legal, a Virginia woman's request in her will to have her dog euthanized so they could be buried together has sparked backlash.        ...
06:00, 05/24/2019

Amidst the chaos, Sara Bareilles finds a new voice Feeling “lost” after Donald Trump won the U.S. presidential election in 2016, Sara Bareilles turned to songwriting to find healing. (May 23)        ...
06:00, 05/24/2019

Oregon college student taking mountainside pictures dies in 100-foot fall Michelle Casey, a student at Oregon State University, died after falling 100 feet while taking pictures over a wall at a scenic viewpoint.        ...
06:00, 05/24/2019

Principal, school superintendent bring student's graduation to dying mom's hospital room Noah Siets walked down the hospital corridor to his mother's room in his cap and gown, as "Pomp and Circumstance" played from an iPhone.        ...
06:00, 05/24/2019

Pregnant woman won't be deported immediately to Mexico U.S. immigration officials have told a pregnant Mexican woman who had taken sanctuary inside a Chicago church that she can stay in the United States until after the baby is born....
06:00, 05/24/2019

Convince me celebrity holograms aren't the worst idea Count me among those who have no desire to see Whitney Houston resurrected on stage -- or Amy Winehouse, Roy Orbison or any of the other dead celebrities modern technology now enables the world to enjoy well after they have left us....
06:00, 05/24/2019

J.J. Abrams reveals how Carrie Fisher is incorporated in 'Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker' Disney knew it wouldn't recast Princess Leia in the new movie "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker." And a digital version of the late Carrie Fisher wouldn't do her or the character justice. But the director found another option....
06:00, 05/24/2019

Tiffany Haddish lands Eritrean citizenship American actress Tiffany Haddish is now officially an Eritrean citizen, the birthplace of her father who moved to the United States as a refugee before she was born....
06:00, 05/24/2019

What you missed on ABC's live version of 'All in the Family' and 'The Jeffersons' Timeless is the word that comes to mind when watching modern-day actors read words Norman Lear and his staff of television writers penned 45 years ago....
06:00, 05/24/2019

Renee Zellweger drama 'What/If' is a decent proposal "Everything happens for a reason," a character says in "What/If," but it's not clear what the reason is behind this new Netflix drama, a peculiar mashup of producer Mike Kelley's last series, "Revenge," and an overt riff on the movie "Indecent Propos...
06:00, 05/24/2019

Facebook has taken down over 2 billion fake accounts in 2019 Facebook took down 2.19 billion fake accounts during the first quarter of 2019, the company has announced. In addition to that, Facebook said it disabled 1.2 billion fake accounts in Q4 2018. These numbers are quite staggering when you consider that....
06:00, 05/24/2019

You can now rent a Citi Bike through the Lyft app in NYC Lyft users in New York and Jersey City can now rent a Citi Bike on the app. After some beta-testing with 20 percent of users, Lyft has now fully-integrated Citi Bike onto its mobile app. Lyft users won't need a Citi Bike account to locate or ren...
06:00, 05/24/2019

Now it's easy to order food in Google Assistant, Search and Maps Starting today, you'll be able to order food via Google Assistant, Search and Maps in the US. At the outset, Google is working with DoorDash, Postmates, Delivery.com, Slice and ChowNow, with support for Zuppler and more on the way....
06:00, 05/24/2019

Barnes & Noble isn't ready to give up on the E-Ink Nook Just in time for beach reading, Barnes & Noble is releasing a new Nook with a 7.8-inch screen and waterproof design. The new GlowLight Plus has the company's largest E-Ink screen to date, and as with past models users can choose between a co...
06:00, 05/24/2019

NVIDIA teases something 'super' NVIDIA's Computex press event will likely represent big news for PC gamers. The GPU maker has posted a teaser on its GeForce YouTube channel hinting that "something super is coming." The brief clip only shows an embossed metal "super" logo, bu...
06:00, 05/24/2019

Rotten Tomatoes will verify ticket buyers for audience ratings Rotten Tomatoes has revealed its latest effort at fending off trolls who send user ratings on a movie plummeting before anyone has even seen it. A new-look Audience Score includes ratings from those who can prove they bought tickets for a film. These...
06:00, 05/24/2019

An engineer allegedly falsified inspection reports for SpaceX rockets Federal investigators believe a quality assurance engineer responsible for inspecting parts for SpaceX had been falsifying reports. The engineer works for New York-based PMI Industries and is accused of forging signatures on at least 38 inspection re...
06:00, 05/24/2019

Watch the first teaser for CBS' 'Star Trek: Picard' series CBS has offered the first real peek at its upcoming Star Trek: Picard series with a minute-long teaser trailer. It doesn't offer much in the way of detail beyond a look at some vineyards, a case of Chateau Picard wine and a noticeably older Jean...
06:00, 05/24/2019

Github lets you donate to your favorite developers and apps GitHub announced today that it is opening up the beta of GitHub Sponsors, a new feature that will let users financially support their favorite developers and open source applications. The digital tip jar will operate similarly to Patreon, with donors...
06:00, 05/24/2019

Some Facebook content reviewers will focus solely on hate speech Facebook isn't just interested in cracking down on fake accounts. While discussing the firm's latest Community Standards Enforcement Report, company VP Justin Osofsky revealed during a call that the social network will run a pilot program ...
06:00, 05/24/2019

Landcape videos are finally a thing on IGTV Instagram's video platform, IGTV, will now feature videos in landscape view along with its traditional portrait format. The addition of horizontal videos isn't just a new feature for IGTV -- it's a shift in the product's original ...
06:00, 05/24/2019

Anti-robocall bill passes almost unanimously in the Senate Senators have overwhelmingly backed a bill to combat robocalls. They voted 97-1 to pass the Telephone Robocall Abuse Criminal Enforcement and Deterrence Act, which would empower law enforcement to tackle robocallers, and bump up civil penalties to as...
06:00, 05/24/2019

UN study finds female voice assistants reinforce harmful stereotypes For the record, the appropriate response to being called a slut isn't, "I'd blush if I could." But that's what Siri is programmed to say. According to a report by the United Nations, the fact that most voice assistant are gendered as y...
06:00, 05/24/2019

Lyft's low-cost Shared Saver rides come to six more US cities Lyft's frugal Shared Saver option is now available to many more people. The ridesharing service ahs trotted out its most affordable option to six more large US cities, including Atlanta, Las Vegas, Miami, Philadelphia, San Francisco and Seattle....
06:00, 05/24/2019

Google Duo's group video calls roll out to everyone Google is making Duo more useful as it's rolling out group video calls to everyone on Android and iOS. You can have up to eight people on a call at once (a far lower limits than FaceTime's 32 and Skype's 50). Group calls gradually went...
06:00, 05/24/2019

Wirecutter's best deals: Save $80 on an Eero mesh networking bundle This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read Wirecutter's continuously updated list of deals h...
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The 2019 Acura NSX is a supercar built for everyday auto nerds By law, I have to mention the 1990 Acura NSX before telling you about the 2019 NSX. It was a big deal -- supercars were supposed to be from Europe, not Japan. The NSX changed that with an outstanding vehicle that caught everyone's attention. Peo...
06:00, 05/24/2019

Amazon considered letting Alexa listen to you without a wake word A patent made public today and filed by Amazon would allow the company's voice assistant Alexa to start recording audio before users say a "wake word." According to the patent, it would allow users to more naturally communicate with their device...
06:00, 05/24/2019

Scuf debuts a modular alternative to the Xbox Elite controller Last year, Scuf introduced its Vantage customizable PS4 controller. It offered PlayStation fans a more comfortable grip and the ability to increase speed by cutting down on hand movements. Now, Scuf is ready to unveil a controller for Xbox One, the P...
06:00, 05/24/2019