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From the archive: When Melvyn Bragg met Lauren Bacall

The broadcaster is charmed by one of Hollywood’s icons as she arrives in Plymouth to do Tennessee WilliamsMelvyn Bragg met Lauren Bacall, then 60, for the Observer Magazi...

From the archive: When Melvyn Bragg met Lauren Bacall

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Billy Bragg claims it is 'beyond doubt' that Morrissey is spreading far-right ideas Bragg also calls out the Killers’ Brandon Flowers for describing the former Smiths frontman as ‘a king’ despite controversiesBilly Bragg has condemned Morrissey for sharing a video from a YouTube channel that argued that the British establishment is ...
22:17, 07/08/2019

Sweltering heat sends 18 Fort Bragg soldiers to hospital FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) — Rehearsing for a ceremony in high humidity and temperatures up to 95 degrees sent 18 soldiers at Fort Bragg in North Carolina to the hospital. Jose Colon, an 82nd Airborne Division public affairs officer at Fort Bragg, told ne...
14:51, 06/25/2019

From the archive: is British TV the best in the world? From apartheid South Africa to Australia, the US and Japan, Peter Batty finds little to match public service television at home in 1975The cover line for the Observer Magazine of 8 June 1975, ‘Is British TV the best in the world?’, is an argument by ...
09:17, 06/02/2019

From the archive: The silence of Karl Doenitz The last years of the last president of the Third ReichIn Albert Speer: His Battle With Truth, Hitler’s architect tried to charm his biographer Gitta Sereny and convince her that he knew nothing of the Final Solution. But for Karl Doenitz, the U-boat...
06:51, 07/07/2019

From the archive: PG Wodehouse and the love of dogs It’s 1975 and the Observer Magazine is dedicated to life with our four-legged friendsThe Observer Magazine of 9 March 1975 featured PG Wodehouse writing about his dogs (‘Pekes, hounds and mutts I have known’). The article formed the introduction to S...
08:00, 06/16/2019

Observer archive: on a kibbutz, 26 May 1958 Photographer Michael Peto visited Israel and his work illustrated an article by Nora Beloff on the young State’s growing pains.Buy your exclusive print hereIf you are lucky enough to visit the “Promised Land” in this tenth anniversary year, you must ...
19:34, 05/25/2019

From the archive: a soldier’s eye view of the Falkland’s war It started with sunbathing on the QE2 and ended with the death of 48 soldiers on Sir Galahad… Charles Carty recalls the conflict of 1982The diary of Charles Carty during the Falklands War was the cover story of the Observer Magazine of 17 October 198...
10:00, 05/19/2019

The Paris Commune - from the archive, 1871 On 28 May 1871, French soldiers crushed the Paris Commune, a socialist government that had ruled the city for two months. See how the Guardian and Observer reported the insurrectionThe Paris Commune was a radical, popular led government that ruled Pa...
15:17, 06/26/2019

From the archive: Ross McWhirter goes to Wimbledon It’s June 1965, and the man from the Guinness Book of Records attends the best-organised tennis tornament in the worldAs might have been expected from the man who co-founded The Guinness Book of Records, Ross McWhirter’s cover story for the Observer ...
15:51, 06/30/2019

Archive TV interview may reveal identity of Banksy Footage shows partly covered face of man who claims to be artist and seems to be working on two of his piecesA long-lost interview with a young man claiming to be Banksy, the world’s most famous anonymous street artist, has been found in a television...
20:17, 07/04/2019

From the archive: Muhammad Ali considers retirement in 1975 Sports writer Hugh McIlvanney tries to keep up with the great boxerThe legendary sports writer Hugh McIlvanney, who died earlier this year, wrote about ‘The mad world of Muhammad Ali’ for the 23 March 1975 issue of the Observer Magazine. McIlvanney h...
03:17, 06/24/2019

The wide trouser, a fashion not likely to last – archive, 14 May 1925 14 May 1925 Trousers which are being made in Oxford this term have an ankle width which varies between 20 and 24 inchesOxford, WednesdayFashions, like rumours, are not easily traced to their source, and there seems to be no certainty as to the origin...
10:17, 05/14/2019

From the archive: health and wellbeing advice from 1975 Margaret Thatcher, Barbara Cartland and Yehudi Menuhin offer top tips on dietsThe Observer Magazine issue of 12 January 1975 had a host of articles relating to health and wellbeing (‘Are you energetic enough? The science of get-up-and-go’), which inc...
16:00, 06/09/2019

From the archive: Greenham Common protests, 1982 Denied a debate on cruise missiles, 30,000 women get ready to ‘embrace the base’The cover story of the Observer Magazine of 12 December 1982 marked the year-long vigil against cruise missiles outside Greenham Common airbase in Berkshire (‘Women at th...
07:34, 05/05/2019

UEFA launches streaming service of archive footage European football's governing body UEFA said on Thursday it is launching an Internet-based streaming service that will give people access to a 'gold mine' of archive footage....
13:00, 06/13/2019

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....
10:51, 05/24/2019

From the archive: An American’s love letter to London from 1965 How did visitors from across the pond view our capital back in the 60s? According to this feature published in 1965 in the Observer, it was best to see it on foot…The Observer Magazine issue of 18 April 1965 was a guide to London, introduced with a f...
09:17, 05/26/2019

From the archive: working with Alfred Hitchcock on his last film in 1982 The final film, The Short Night, was never shot, but screenwriter David Freeman recalls dealing with the great director as his health and mental wellbeing failedThe screenwriter David Freeman worked with Alfred Hitchcock on what would have been his f...
08:17, 05/12/2019

Britain will fail without coal – archive, 5 June 1956 5 June 1956: Investment in coal mining should be carried out on a massive scale argues the Organisation for European Economic Co-operation The OEEC has delighted Mr Aubrey Jones, the Minister of Fuel and Power, with its report on the future of fuel ...
14:00, 06/05/2019

From the archive: Martin Amis meets Hugh Hefner It’s September 1985, and the Playboy family has a sharp-eyed visitorMartin Amis comically describes the weirdly eventless world of Hugh Hefner in the Observer Magazine of 22 September 1985 (‘Mr Hefner and the desperate pursuit of happiness’). ’For a ...
08:51, 07/21/2019

Observer archive: Students demonstrate in Paris, 10 May 1968 David Newell-Smith covered the events in the French capital, which culminated in “the night of the barricades.” Buy your exclusive print hereIn a spectacular surrender, the French government late tonight bowed to student violence in an attempt to def...
02:34, 05/12/2019

The surreal thing – fashion archive, 27 June 1988 27 June 1988 The fact is that high fashion is, and always has been, a surrealist movementFashion is effete. It is a form of creativity unable to stand on its own feet. Too weak to instigate, it feeds reactively on stronger movements. For the past 10 ...
19:34, 06/27/2019

Google Archive of Political Ads Is Fraught With Missing Content, Delays Google’s searchable database of political ads, set up to bring more transparency to digital campaign advertising, is fraught with errors and delays, according to candidates’ digital staffers and political consultants....
13:34, 07/17/2019

German Holocaust archive puts millions of documents online BERLIN (AP) — The International Tracing Service in Germany has uploaded more than 13 million documents from Nazi concentration camps, including prisoner cards and death notices, to help Holocaust researchers and others investigate the fate of victims...
12:17, 05/21/2019

World TV link-up and better radio-phones may be coming – archive, 16 May 1959 16 May 1959: Jodrell Bank Experimental Station bounces messages off moon to US in what is seen as a great step forward in world communicationsA great step forward in world communications – including television and radio-telephony – may result from th...
09:34, 05/16/2019

The changing Cotswolds: 'where do the locals drink now?'– archive, 21 June 1976 21 June 1976 How the Cotswolds, having been urbanised, are now being suburbanisedChange in the Cotswolds? Still fairly plentiful, from my observations, the credit card still being regarded as a bit raffish. And although Kemble Junction is not what it...
09:34, 06/21/2019

Eugenics and the master race of the left – archive,30 August 1997 30 August 1997 Forced sterilisations in Scandinavia have shocked the world. But the great founding fathers of British socialism, reports Jonathan Freedland, had dreams almost as vile as those of the NazisThey will be searching their souls in Stockhol...
17:17, 05/01/2019

Let me into your home: artist Lauren McCarthy on becoming Alexa for a day She livestreams her dates, once became a real-life Alexa and built a light that dims in boring company. As AI: More Than Human opens at the Barbican, meet an artist for the tech ageIn a gallery in downtown Manhattan, people are huddling around four l...
18:51, 05/14/2019

Arie Luyendyk Jr. Defends Lauren After She's Mom-Shamed Over Going Out Last Wednesday, The Bachelor's Arie Luyendyk Jr. and Lauren Luyendyk welcomed their first child, daughter Alessi Ren Luyendyk. A week later, mom went out for lunch and left her with grandma.......
19:51, 06/06/2019

The Bachelor's Arie and Lauren Luyendyk Welcome Their First Child The Bachelor family is growing once again! Arie Luyendyk Jr. and his wife Lauren Luyendyk are officially parents after welcoming a baby girl into the world. "We have a......
04:00, 05/30/2019

YouTube blocks history teachers uploading archive videos of Hitler Teachers trying to educate about fascism hit by service’s new policy removing clips glorifying NazisYouTube has blocked some British history teachers from its service for uploading archive material related to Adolf Hitler, saying they are breaching n...
14:17, 06/06/2019

Netanyahu says Trump knew in advance of Israel's Iran archive mission Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Tuesday that he informed U.S. President Donald Trump in advance of what Israel has described as a spy mission in Tehran last year to capture a secret Iranian nuclear archive....
20:17, 07/02/2019

Russians cite threats for Olympic Games boycott - archive, 9 May 1984 9 May 1984: East Europeans, except Romanians, expected to follow Soviet leadThe USSR is pulling out of the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles, the official Soviet news agency, Tass, announced yesterday.A statement from the National Olympic Committee o...
08:17, 05/09/2019

Ralph Lauren receives honorary knighthood in London LONDON (AP) — Ralph Lauren has collected an accolade from Prince Charles and it’s a doozy: Honorary Knight Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire for Services to Fashion. The designer was presented with the insignia, bestow...
03:51, 06/20/2019

ShowBiz Minute: R. Kelly, Star Wars, Lauren Judge says R. Kelly's lawyers have week to answer lawsuit; Mark Hamill says he hopes he's done with the Jedi; Ralph Lauren receives honorary knighthood in London. (June 20)        ...
14:00, 06/20/2019

Lauren Tsai says her Legion character is "here to make some trouble" After a controversial second season finale, Legion is officially back for its third a final season of psychedelic visuals and mind-bending storytelling. Ahead of its premiere, we sat down with series newcomer Lauren Tsai, who plays the mysterious Swi...
20:00, 06/25/2019

Ralph Lauren shares dive as US shoppers gallop away Ralph Lauren’s stock just fell off its horse again. Shares of the preppy designer tumbled as much as 9 percent on Tuesday after the company revealed its sales in North America declined — despite stepped-up spending on advertising to court millennial ...
07:17, 05/15/2019

Snipping away at the Iron Curtain: when Hungary opened its Austrian border - archive, 1989 The cutting of the border fence between Hungary and Austria in June 1989 showed the division of post-war Europe was coming to an end, and heralded the region’s evolutionOn 27 June 1989, the then foreign ministers of Hungary, Gyula Horn, and Austria, ...
15:51, 06/12/2019

YouTube crackdown blocked history teachers who shared archive videos of Hitler YouTube's crackdown on white supremacy and hate speech has ensnared history teachers who are trying to upload archival footage of Nazi dictator Adolph Hitler. ...
17:17, 06/07/2019

Ralph Lauren KBE “Humbly Accepts” Her Majesty’s Highest Honour In accepting the honorary knighthood insignia from the Prince of Wales, Lauren became the first American designer to be awarded the UK’s highest honour...
12:17, 06/20/2019

How Lauren Scruggs Kennedy Is Empowering Women to Embrace Change Change can be scary, but embracing it can also be empowering. No one knows this more than Lauren Scruggs Kennedy, who has partnered with T.J. Maxx's The Maxx You Project to help support and......
16:34, 06/28/2019

Showrunner Lauren Morelli on the pressures of rebooting Tales Of The City Serving as a continuation to the 1993 limited series of the same name—which itself is based on a book series by Armistead Maupin—Netflix’s Tales Of The City starts a new chapter in the lives of the residents at 28 Barbary Lane. Ahead of the show’s pr...
03:51, 06/04/2019

Candy queen Dylan Lauren’s favorite spots in the Hamptons An outdoorswoman who can’t sit still, Dylan Lauren spends as much time in the Hamptons as possible, bicycling on back roads from her family home in Montauk all the way to her namesake Dylan’s Candy Bar in East Hampton and beyond. “I have been going o...
20:34, 05/23/2019

Jeff Bezos has date night with Lauren Sanchez: report Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and his girlfriend Lauren Sanchez were spotted for the first time publically since reports broke earlier this year of their romance....
08:51, 05/06/2019

The Walking Dead is currently "working on" bringing Lauren Cohan back The Walking Dead has seen its share of world-shifting, fairly damaging changes over the past few years. With longtime cast member Danai Gurira gearing up for her final appearance as Michonne, the showrunners seem eager to retain as much of the origin...
05:34, 07/13/2019

Ralph Lauren awarded honorary knighthood for services to fashion Seventy-nine-year-old becomes first American designer to receive the honourRalph Lauren has received an honorary knighthood for services to fashion, becoming the first American designer to be awarded with the UK’s highest honour.Prince Charles presen...
04:34, 06/20/2019

Ben Higgins Gets Honest About Lauren Bushnell's Engagement: ''My Life Isn't Tied to Her'' After news of Lauren Bushnell's engagement to Chris Lane broke, Ben Higgins congratulated his ex on Tuesday's episode of The Ben & Ashley I Almost Famous Podcast. It may seem......
11:34, 06/19/2019

D-Day landings: archive images show Allied troops storm the beaches of Normandy during the Second World War Fascinating archive images show Allied troops storming the beaches of Normandy during the Second World War ahead of the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings....
09:51, 06/02/2019

Lady Gaga’s Fashion Archive Is Going On Display In Las Vegas – Infamous Meat Dress Included Opening on May 30 in Las Vegas to coincide with her residency at the Park MGM, the Haus of Gaga exhibition showcases around 40 pieces of clothing and accessories that have never before left Gaga’s personal archive...
21:00, 05/30/2019

Ben Higgins Likens Lauren Bushnell Relationship to Hannah Brown and Luke P. Ben Higgins is speaking out about the end of his relationship with Lauren Bushnell. The former couple, who met and got engaged on season 20 of The Bachelor, called it quits in 2017. Since......
04:34, 06/27/2019

Nick Carter's Wife Lauren Kitt Is Pregnant 8 Months After Miscarriage The Backstreet Boys' family is about to get a little bigger. Nick Carter and his wife Lauren Kitt Carter are expecting another child. The boy band member announced the happy......
18:00, 05/24/2019

Charlamagne Tha God Gifts Lauren London With Custom Nipsey Hussle Pendant While the sudden death of recording artist and entrepreneur Nipsey Hussle has rattled the hip-hop community, presumably nobody has been more deeply affected by his passing than his fiancée, actress Lauren London....
18:34, 05/15/2019

Nxivm honcho Lauren Salzman will remain under house arrest: judge At least she doesn’t have to stay in the sex dungeon. Former Nxivm member and top-tier sex slave Lauren Salzman will remain under house arrest and electronic monitoring, a judge ruled Thursday. Salzman previously asked Brooklyn federal Judge Ni...
05:00, 07/12/2019

Josiah Duggar and Wife Lauren Expecting Baby 7 Months After Miscarriage Lauren Swanson is pregnant! The Counting On star and her husband, Josiah Duggar, announced on Monday that they're expecting a baby. The duo's bundle of joy is set to arrive later......
22:34, 05/20/2019

Lauren Bushnell Is Engaged! All the Details on Her $80,000 Diamond Ring From Chris Lane Lauren Bushnell is more than a "Take Back Home Girl." She's about to be Chris Lane's wife! Earlier today, The Bachelor star and country music singer revealed on Instagram......
11:34, 06/19/2019

Ralph Lauren gets honorary knighthood from Prince Charles in private ceremony The fashion designer famous for his tweedy looks was awarded an honorary British knighthood. But you can't call this American citizen "Sir Ralph."        ...
14:00, 06/21/2019

Backstreet Boy Nick Carter and wife Lauren are expecting a baby after miscarriage Carter had shared to Twitter in September of last year that his wife had suffered a miscarriage and they lost their baby girl.        ...
17:51, 05/24/2019

Chris Lane Will "Definitely" Stay Out the Way of Fiancée Lauren Bushnell's Wedding Planning There are "big, big plans" ahead for newly engaged Lauren Bushnell and Chris Lane. As fans well know, the country singer proposed to the Bachelor alum just over a week ago with a......
15:34, 06/26/2019

Bachelorette Host Chris Harrison's Relationship With Girlfriend Lauren Zima Started, Yes, With a DM After nearly two decades of hosting The Bachelor franchise, Chris Harrison has picked up a thing or two about romance. But, at the same time, he's also learned when to ditch the grand gestures......
19:00, 07/03/2019

Lauren Alaina Is Dating Comedian John Crist 4 Months After Ending Engagement Lauren Alaina is heading down the road less traveled with a new plus one. The American Idol alum--who split from finacé Alex Hopkins in January--revealed on The Bobby Bones Show......
21:51, 05/15/2019

An Officer Being Sued For Failing To Help Lauren McCluskey Screwed Up In Another Domestic Violence Case The Salt Lake Tribune has obtained records from the University of Utah that show one of the police officers accused of mishandling the Lauren McCluskey case was disciplined about four months following her murder for his mistakes in another domestic v...
17:51, 07/03/2019

Nipsey Hussle's Girlfriend Lauren London Pays Tribute to Late Rapper on Father's Day Actress and model Lauren London took to Instagram on Sunday to pay tribute to late rapper and boyfriend Nipsey Hussle on their son's first Father's Day without his dad. The......
02:34, 06/17/2019

Arie and Lauren Luyendyk's Baby Girl Deserves a Rose After Making Adorable First Impression Welcome to the joys of fatherhood, Arie Luyendyk Jr. Earlier this week, The Bachelor star and his wife Lauren Luyendyk welcomed their baby girl into the world. Soon after, the couple......
04:17, 06/01/2019

Unseeded American Lauren Davis knocks defending champ Angelique Kerber out of Wimbledon Unseeded American Lauren Davis came from a set down to knock out defending champion Angelique Kerber in the second round of Wimbledon.        ...
05:17, 07/05/2019

Lauren Alaina reveals new boyfriend is comedian John Crist months after ended engagement Lauren Alaina and comedian John Crist met earlier this year after she commented on one of his Instagram videos.        ...
17:34, 05/16/2019

How Lauren Bushnell Survived Bachelor Heartbreak to Find Chris Lane's Country Song-Worthy Love Chris Lane just officially made his "Take Back Home Girl" Lauren Bushnell his future wife. The country singer popped the question to The Bachelor star on June 16, revealing the......
11:34, 06/19/2019

Family Of Murdered Utah Track Athlete Lauren McCluskey Sues School Over "Deliberate Indifference" Before Her Death The parents of Lauren McCluskey filed a federal lawsuit against the University of Utah and several administrators on Thursday over the school’s alleged failure to take their daughter’s calls for help seriously before she was murdered, as well as thei...
01:34, 06/28/2019

Jersey Shore Family Vacation's Angelina Can't Stop Committing Social Faux Pas At Lauren's Wedding Dress Fitting So, you're with your friend's fiancé while she tries on her wedding dress. What do you do? If you're Jersey Shore Family Vacation's Angelina Pivarnick, you bring up your......
21:00, 07/11/2019

'Something worth saving': Historic Ebony photo archive to be auctioned off to pay creditors The collection of more than 4 million images and thousands of hours of video and audio chronicle 7 decades of black life in America.       ...
16:51, 07/15/2019

Lauren Conrad calls breastfeeding 'the most difficult part of becoming a new mother' Like a lot of moms, Conrad thought breastfeeding would come easily. But "it was, without a doubt, the most difficult part of becoming a new mother."        ...
23:34, 05/09/2019

Lauren London honors Nipsey Hussle on their son's first Father's Day without his dad “Today we celebrate You,” Lauren London wrote in a Father's Day tribute to slain rapper Nipsey Hussle, which she shared with a family photo.        ...
06:00, 06/17/2019

'Bachelor' alum Lauren Bushnell and country singer Chris Lane are engaged "Bachelor" alum Lauren Bushnell and Chris Lane are officially engaged following the country singer's backyard proposal.        ...
02:51, 06/19/2019

Toni Braxton's Niece Lauren Braxton's Cause of Death Revealed Almost two months after her passing, Lauren Braxton's cause of death has been revealed. Lauren, the daughter of Michael Conrad Braxton Jr. and the niece of Toni Braxton, passed away......
04:34, 06/27/2019

'Bachelor' alum Lauren Bushnell, singer Chris Lane are engaged; ex Ben Higgins reacts "Bachelor" alum Lauren Bushnell and Chris Lane are engaged following the country singer's backyard proposal. Ben Higgins shares his thoughts.        ...
16:00, 06/19/2019

Jeff Bezos and Lauren Sanchez made their public debut at Wimbledon just days after Bezos' record-setting divorce was finalized Adrian Dennis/Reuters The world's richest man made his first public appearance with his girlfriend Lauren Sanchez since reports of his alleged infidelity to his ex-wife MacKenzie Bezos leaked out. The two attended the five-hour, instant classic men'...
08:51, 07/15/2019

Toni Braxton mourns 24-year-old niece Lauren 'LoLo' Braxton: I’m 'so very heartbroken' Toni Braxton is grieving the loss of her 24-year-old niece, Lauren "LoLo" Braxton, who died Monday.        ...
14:17, 05/02/2019

Atari founder's Alexa-powered board game is out now Alexa could add color and suspense to your murder mystery game nights if it's getting a bit stale lately. X2 Games, created by Atari co-founder Nolan Bushnell and Hollywood creative director Zai Ortiz, has released an Alexa-powered board game en...
17:34, 07/18/2019

Qualcomm fined €242 million in European antitrust case Fresh off its high-profile feud with Apple, Qualcomm is suffering more legal woes. An investigation by the European Commission has found Qualcomm abused its market dominance in the manufacture of 3G baseband chipsets and will have to pay a steep &eur...
17:34, 07/18/2019

Stephen Curry defends Ayesha Curry's panned Milly Rock dance: 'Slow news day today, I see' Stephen Curry is a warrior on and off the court. The athlete is standing up to critics of wife Ayesha Curry's dance moves.        ...
17:34, 07/18/2019

Robin Williams' son says he felt 'helplessness' over father's 'intense personal pain' Robin Williams' son Zak is opening about his famous father's death as the five year anniversary of his passing nears.        ...
17:34, 07/18/2019

Trevor Noah on Scarlett Johansson's comments: 'We take for granted how much representation means' Trevor Noah is using Scarlett Johansson's controversial casting comments to make a statement about representation in Hollywood.        ...
17:34, 07/18/2019

From Avengers to Carrie Underwood, A-listers rock wrinkles in epic FaceApp transformations From Drake to Carrie Underwood, celebrities shared what they might look in a few decades, according to the popular FaceApp filter.        ...
17:34, 07/18/2019

Kevin Spacey criminal groping case dropped due to accuser's 'unavailability' Kevin Spacey was one of the first Hollywood figures to be accused of multiple allegations of sexual misconduct beginning in November 2017.        ...
17:34, 07/18/2019

Fran Drescher opens up about the aftermath of 1985 attack: 'I never wanted to come off as weak' 'The Nanny' actress Fran Drescher opened up about her 1985 rape and lessons from battling cancer in a new interview with InStyle.        ...
17:34, 07/18/2019

Karl Shiels, star of 'Peaky Blinders' and 'Fair City,' dead at 47, reports say Actor Karl Shiels, best known for his role in the TV series "Peaky Blinders" and Irish TV show "Fair City," has died at 47, according to The Sun and RTÉ.        ...
17:34, 07/18/2019

Google brings an AR art gallery to your pocket – and it's all about color After a fix of color in your drab, monotonous life? It can be hard to get away from the office to wander an art exhibition – but Google's Arts & Culture app is hoping to bring an equivalent experience to your smartphone, all through the m...
17:34, 07/18/2019

Double data and £20 per month bills - this Samsung Galaxy A40 deal is excellent Amazon Prime Day might now be gone but that doesn't mean the cheap prices have to stop. With a brand new 2019 Samsung device for just £20 a month, Carphone Warehouse is holding strong to the ethos of Prime Day even now it's over.Discou...
17:34, 07/18/2019

Volvo Cars Records 5.85 Per Cent Growth In H1 2019 Volvo Cars recorded 30 per cent growth in the UK and 32 per cent in Germany along with strengthening its position in the US, China and other parts of Europe....
17:51, 07/18/2019

Toyota Vellfire Luxury MPV Showcased In India At A Private Event Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) is likely to be the next automaker to introduce a luxury MPV in India. The Japanese automaker recently showcased the Toyota Vellfire MPV at a private event in the country,......
17:51, 07/18/2019

Thousands drenched in downpour at NYC’s annual Dîner en Blanc This coulda turned into New York City’s biggest wet T-shirt contest. The 2019 Dîner en Blanc got drenched Wednesday night when more than 5,500 guests — all clad completely in white attire — got caught up in a torrential downpour. The ninth edit...
17:51, 07/18/2019

Martin Shkreli’s fraud conviction affirmed by appeals court An appeals court Thursday affirmed the 2017 securities fraud conviction of “pharma bro” Martin Shkreli. The United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ruled it found arguments that Shkreli was convicted following faulty jury instructions b...
17:51, 07/18/2019

Woman slashed in face by stranger near Port Authority A New Jersey woman needed 10 stitches after she was slashed in the face by a stranger near Port Authority Bus Terminal, police said Thursday. The 23-year-old Moorestown woman was standing with friends near the corner of West 42nd Street and Eighth Av...
17:51, 07/18/2019

Amit Shah To Visit North East Next Month, Will Meet Chief Ministers In his first visit to the North East as Home Minister, Amit Shah will meet chief ministers and governors of the eight states for two days next month and would review the security situation and......
17:51, 07/18/2019

FOREX-Euro dips on report on ECB inflation goal, dollar flat The euro dipped on Thursday following a report the European Central Bank staff is studying a potential change to its inflation goal, while the dollar was little changed amid bets the Federal R...
17:51, 07/18/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. Justice Department may sue to block Sprint, T-Mobile merger - CNBC The U.S. Justice Department would sue to block the merger of T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp if the parties do not settle next week, CNBC reported on Thursday, citing sources....
17:51, 07/18/2019

Ivory Coast sells 1.6 mln T of cocoa export contracts by July 12 - CCC sources * Ivory Coast's Coffee and Cocoa Council (CCC) has sold 1.6 million tonnes of cocoa export contracts by July 12 for the 2019/20 season, which begins in October, two sources at the industry regulator said on Thursday. * Forward sales will now be halte...
17:51, 07/18/2019

CANADA STOCKS-TSX falls as material stocks decline Canada's main stock index fell on Thursday as the materials sector slid tracking lower gold prices, while investors waited for the latest developments on the U.S.-China trade dispute....
17:51, 07/18/2019

British Open: Rory McIlroy opens with a disaster-filled round after quadruple-bogey on first hole Rory McIlroy started with a quadruple bogey and finished at 8-over par after shooting a 79 in the first round of the British Open.        ...
17:51, 07/18/2019

The Latest: McIlroy shoots 79 after wild opening round A quadruple-bogey 8 at the first hole might not have been the most embarrassing part of Rory McIlroy's wild opening round at the British Open        ...
17:51, 07/18/2019

Richard Russo on Misogyny and Why War is Never Far Away Richard Russo, the Pulitzer Prize winning author, talks to TIME about his new novel Chances Are …, our nearness to war and the truth about destiny. You often use your life to inspire your books. Are you in the three 66-year-old friends at the c...
18:00, 07/18/2019

The Internet Is Changing the English Language. Is That a Good Thing? For more than 600 years, English speakers used because as a conjunction meaning “for the reason that,” dutifully following it with a full clause of explanation (or at least the word of). Then, a few years ago, this old standby suddenly be...
18:00, 07/18/2019

'Pharma bro' Martin Shkreli's fraud conviction upheld by appeals court The three-judge panel in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circut also upheld the more than $7.7 million in fines and restitution that a judge imposed on Shkreli last year....
18:00, 07/18/2019

Toys ‘R’ Us plans a cautious comeback with 2 stores this fall The first two new Toys ‘R’ Us stores will open in November as part of a small comeback of the defunct iconic toy chain in the US. Plans for a Toys ‘R’ Us comeback were first reported by The Post in January. Richard Barry, a fo...
18:00, 07/18/2019

Put Down Your Phone During a Wedding Ceremony The next time you attend a wedding, I want you to do something. I want you to get all dressed up, fix that hair just right, locate the seat with the best view and then watch the ceremony with love in your heart and your phone in your damn pocket....
18:17, 07/18/2019

The absurd overreaction to Rand Paul’s vote on healthcare for 9/11 responders Liberal comedian Jon Stewart is no fan of Rand Paul. After the Kentucky senator's decision to object to a unanimous consent authorization of healthcare funding for 9/11 first responders on Wednesday, Stewart blasted him as “absolutely outrageous” and...
18:17, 07/18/2019

Moon landing: Buzz Aldrin took Holy Communion, read this Bible verse on lunar surface Fifty years ago, when American astronaut Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin, a devout Christian, made history landing on the moon, the first thing he did was give thanks to God....
18:17, 07/18/2019

Fantasy Football Mock Draft: Is waiting on a quarterback worth it? Jamey Eisenberg drafted his only quarterback -- Jimmy Garoppolo -- with his last pick in Round 15. See if that worked for him in our latest mock draft review....
18:17, 07/18/2019

|3simpletipstoturnspendingintosaving Everybody deserves to spoil themselves every now and then, otherwise life would become very dull and boring, says Yanga Nozibele, investment associate at Cannon Asset Managers....
18:34, 07/18/2019

Owner of Calif. dealership group reportedly killed in Mexico Jose Arredondo, 58, was found dead by local authorities with "signs of blunt force trauma," reports said. It was unclear whether there were other victims or witnesses....
18:34, 07/18/2019

Digital Banking Startup Overcomes Setbacks to Raise $170 Million A digital bank with operations across Europe which recently launched in the U.S. has raised another $170 million in its latest funding round, pushing its valuation to $3.5 billion....
18:34, 07/18/2019

London gender clinic reports rising number of non-binary attendees A gender identity clinic for under-18s says the rise in young people seeking help may be levelling off, and that an increasing proportion identify as non-binary...
18:51, 07/18/2019

All hail London’s urban jungle as it becomes first national park city With impressive biodiversity and ecosystems, London should set a trend for metropolises everywhere as it becomes the first National Park City in the world...
18:51, 07/18/2019

Jeffrey Epstein denied bail while awaiting sex trafficking trial Federal judge rules financier is a ‘danger to others’ while awaiting trial for the alleged sexual abuse of underage girls from 2002 to 2005Jeffrey Epstein has been denied bail while awaiting a federal sex trafficking trial in New York.“The government...
19:00, 07/18/2019

Twelve Israeli teenagers held in Cyprus over alleged rape of British woman Youths aged between 16 and 18 accused of raping 19-year-old tourist at hotel in Ayia NapaA court in Cyprus has remanded 12 Israeli youths in custody on suspicion of the alleged rape of a 19-year-old British tourist at a holiday resort on the island.T...
19:00, 07/18/2019

Schumer calls on FBI, FTC to investigate FaceApp The viral photo-aging Faceapp might soon be under investigation for privacy concerns. Veuer's Susana Victoria Perez has more.       ...
19:00, 07/18/2019

MLB should have robot umpires for meaningless September games On the weekend of September 6-8, also known as the NFL’s opening weekend, the Royals will travel to Miami to play the Marlins. Snooze City, right? Two teams out of the race for months, playing for nothing besides 2020 draft position. Short of Marlins...
19:17, 07/18/2019

The signs Sam Darnold is ready to make jump Jets are counting on As the Jets get close to training camp, I am examining the roster and giving you my top 25 players. Each weekday, we will reveal another person on the list, leading right into camp. I am not including rookies on this list because I do not feel it is ...
19:17, 07/18/2019

Transport app FlixMobility gets Germany's biggest tech funding round to drive growth Transport app FlixMobility has raised around 500 million euros ($561 million) in Germany's biggest tech funding round to date to back investments in its expansion, sources familiar with the matter said on Thursday....
19:17, 07/18/2019

U.S. House passes bill to raise federal minimum wage to $15 an hour The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed a legislation to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour by October 2025 - a big win for American workers and labor groups - even as the bill passing a Republican-controlled Senate remain unl...
19:17, 07/18/2019

Publicis cuts guidance after disappointing Q2 revenue growth Publicis, the world's third-biggest advertising group, cut its 2019 growth guidance on Thursday after reporting a weaker-than-expected performance in the second quarter as it struggles to revive sluggish sales in the United States....
19:17, 07/18/2019

Death sentences for IS supporters who beheaded backpackers Three Islamic State supporters have been sentenced to death for the killings of two Scandinavian backpackers found murdered in their tent in Morocco's Atlas Mountains....
19:17, 07/18/2019

House, in Victory for Liberals, Votes to Raise Minimum Wage to $15 The House approved a bill to more than double the federal minimum wage of $7.25, a level that has not risen since 2009. But Senate Republicans refuse to take it up....
19:34, 07/18/2019

Top GOP official: ‘Send her back’ chants against Omar are unacceptable WASHINGTON — The “send her back” chants targeted at Rep. Ilhan Omar that broke out at a raucous President Trump rally Wednesday night were not acceptable, according to a top Republican official. “There’s no place for that kind of talk,” s...
19:34, 07/18/2019

Mom, three young children found slain in Georgia home A mom and her three small children were killed in a possible stabbing inside their Georgia home overnight, according to a new report. Jerrica Spellman, 29, and her children — who range in age from less than a year old to 3 years old — wer...
19:34, 07/18/2019

'Fox & Friends' hosts on Trump's North Carolina rally: 2020 race is becoming Trump vs. The Squad The hosts of "Fox & Friends" said Thursday that the 2020 presidential race is quickly becoming President Trump against the so-called "squad," as the Democratic Party's candidates struggle for media attention. ...
19:51, 07/18/2019

'Plants vs. Zombies 3' is on the way and you can test it now Six years after Plants vs. Zombies 2 staggered into the world, the next entry in the series is on the way. PopCap Games is hard at work on Plants vs. Zombies 3, and it's already offering you the chance to pit flora against undead fauna once agai...
19:51, 07/18/2019

Man reached into parked car, fondled sleeping Brooklyn woman: cops A stranger fondled a woman as she slept in the passenger seat of a parked car in Brooklyn, police said. The 32-year-old victim was sleeping in a car parked on 83rd Street and Fourth Avenue in Bay Ridge around 12:45 a.m. July 5 when the man approached...
19:51, 07/18/2019

Man dies after lightning strike causes tree limb to crush car A Connecticut man was killed when a tree was struck by lightning — sending a massive limb, along with electrical wires, crashing onto his car, according to a report. Jarrod Marotto, 21, of Southington, was in his car around 5:15 p.m. Wednesday when t...
19:51, 07/18/2019

Trump says he disagrees with ‘send her back’ chant directed at Rep. Omar during his rally despite his previous ‘go back’ tweet Several in the GOP sought to walk a fine line between criticizing the chant and supporting the president’s efforts to turn Somali-born Omar and three other minority lawmakers into the face of the Democratic Party....
20:00, 07/18/2019

Embattled GOP congressman ordered to stop using Marine Corps emblem after Islamophobic campaign ad The ads targeted Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.), Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) and Ammar Campa-Najjar, a Democrat of Palestinian and Mexican descent who is challenging Hunter for his seat....
20:00, 07/18/2019

Sen. Booker, in interview, touts lofty message that’s left some unconvinced The senator from New Jersey spoke of love, unity and justice at a Washington Post event. Many Democrats have wondered if that’s enough to take on Trump....
20:00, 07/18/2019

Iran says it aided an oil tanker in distress After US intelligence raised fears that a foreign tanker was forced into Iranian waters over the weekend, Iran said it assisted a vessel suffering a technical glitch....
20:00, 07/18/2019

Climate fears lift Greens' chances of running Germany A former trampolinist and a children's author have led the Greens to a spectacular comeback in Germany, raising the once-unthinkable prospect of a Green chancellor succeeding Angela Merkel....
20:17, 07/18/2019

Habsburg stud farm rides to UNESCO world heritage status The Kladruby stud in the Czech Republic has been breeding horses for royal service since the 1500s, when its sleek grey stallions were seen as a symbol of Habsburg power....
20:34, 07/18/2019

House approves federal minimum wage hike to $15 an hour Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., holds a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, July 17, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on legislation to raise the federal minimum wage (all times loca...
20:34, 07/18/2019

France Nudges Europe Into Space Race, Where It Lags Behind Fifty years after the Apollo 11 mission, a new French plan for a space command must overcome the reluctance of its European allies to weaponize space....
20:34, 07/18/2019

Menstrual cups vs. pads and tampons: How do they compare? A new systematic review has assessed the safety and reliability of menstrual cups. Its findings are overwhelmingly positive, though some doubts remain....
20:51, 07/18/2019

Celtics seeking Tacko Fall deal with development a ‘high priority’ All eyes were on Tacko Fall during NBA summer league, and the 7-foot-6 sensation may have earned a future with the Celtics. “We’re trying to still get a contract done with Tacko. We haven’t signed him yet,” Celtics general man...
20:51, 07/18/2019

German-Russian relations lauded at bilateral Petersburg Dialogue German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas and his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov have lauded their countries' cooperation. Relations have been strained over Russia's annexation of Crimea and the Ukraine conflict....
21:00, 07/18/2019

Taiwan pro-Beijing politician: You can change China "We should emphasize the differences" between China and Taiwan, says Taiwanese pro-Beijing politician Chou Hsi-wei. "Go there … and change them." But is he selling a fantasy to voters? He talks to DW's Conflict Zone....
21:00, 07/18/2019

Digital transformation: How one bank is using AI, big data and chatbots to create new services Two key executives at banking giant NatWest explain how the firm tests and launches innovative services that meet fast-changing customer expectations....
21:00, 07/18/2019

This strange new phishing attack uses a surprise bill to trick you into clicking Researchers uncover a campaign which uses SHTML files - commonly associated with web servers - to direct users to malicious, credential-stealing websites....
21:00, 07/18/2019

Scuffles near Lebanon parliament before vote on budget Dozens of protesters have scuffled with Lebanese security forces guarding the country’s parliament just as lawmakers met to vote on a controversial austerity budget...
21:00, 07/18/2019

'Sesame Street,' Sally Field, more to earn Kennedy Center Honors for lifetime achievement What do "Sesame Street" and Sally Field have in common? Both are going to be Kennedy Center Honors recipients.        ...
21:17, 07/18/2019

Jon Stewart Calls Rand Paul’s Refusal to Back 9/11 Victim Funding an ‘Abomination’ Just over a month after Jon Stewart passionately called for Congress to pass a bill ensuring that the September 11 Victims Compensation Fund never runs out of money, the former Daily Show host is putting Rand Paul on blast for blocking the bill. Stew...
21:17, 07/18/2019

Write Your Kid a Letter Every Year on Their Birthday When my son turned one year old, I sat down to write him a letter. I wanted to talk to him, to tell him how monumentally he had grown over the past year. I wanted to remember how his newborn legs were so skinny, I could wrap my thumb and pinky finger...
21:34, 07/18/2019

What's the Safest Seat on an Airplane? Yesterday, @KLMIndia shared and then deleted the following tweet: “According to data studies by Time, the fatality rate for the seats in the middle of the plane is the highest. However, the fatality rate for the seats in the front is marginally lesse...
21:34, 07/18/2019

Drive-in movie theaters in (almost) every state Across the country, drive-in movie theaters are closing up shop. Here's where you can still catch a flick from the comfort of your own car.       ...
21:34, 07/18/2019

Trump says he disagrees with ‘Send her back’ chants about Omar President Trump said he disagreed with the “Send her back” chants that arose from the crowd at his rally in North Carolina while he launched an attack against Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar. “I was not happy with it — I disagree with it,̶...
21:34, 07/18/2019

The Greatest Leap, part 3: The triumph and near-tragedy of the first Moon landing Video shot by Joshua Ballinger, edited and produced by Jing Niu and David Minick. Click here for transcript. A vast, gray expanse loomed just a few hundred meters below as Neil Armstrong peered out his tiny window. From inside the spidery lunar la...
21:34, 07/18/2019

Ethiopia averts confrontation as party delays plan for new region A potentially bloody confrontation between Ethiopia's federal government and a minority community was averted on Thursday when a political party postponed plans to set up a new region for the Sidama people in defiance of central authorities in Addis ...
21:34, 07/18/2019

Poland's fragmented opposition coalesces into left, center blocs Poland's main opposition parties have formed two coalition blocs to vie for left-leaning and centrist votes ahead of a national election later this year, in the hope of denting the popularity of the ruling nationalist Law and Justice (PiS) party....
21:34, 07/18/2019

World ‘off track’ to meet most Sustainable Development Goals on hunger, food security and nutrition Key parts of the Global Goals agenda linked to achieving zero-hunger are “off-track”, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said on Thursday, in an appeal for much greater public investment in farming....
21:51, 07/18/2019

Daily on Energy: Congress finds its ‘sweet spot’ climate change policy Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
21:51, 07/18/2019

Microsoft set to report earnings after the bell Analysts think Microsoft's Azure cloud growth slowed in the fiscal fourth quarter. But Windows revenue could benefit from better-than-expected PC sales....
22:00, 07/18/2019

Maverick's still a cocky little shit in the Top Gun: Maverick trailer Tom Cruise brought his radiant, thetan-free smile to Comic Con today to premiere the first trailer for Top Gun: Maverick, the sure-why-not sequel to the 1986 classic. “I felt it was my responsibility to deliver for you,” Cruise told the crowd, adding...
22:00, 07/18/2019

Area 51 whistleblower Bob Lazar says don't storm base: "No aliens or alien technology located there" As we’ve previously stated, there aren’t aliens in Area 51. We can all agree that they lived there once, playing ping-pong and watching Happy Days from their secret alien lounge. But our space friends have long since departed their old home—a fact t...
22:00, 07/18/2019

Siblings who claimed paying taxes was ‘against God’s will’ ordered to pay $1.4 million The siblings claimed God is the "supreme law of this land.” They said paying taxes weakens their dependency on him, which leads to curses “in the form of droughts and infertility."...
22:00, 07/18/2019

House Democrats move to tamp down internal feud, delete tweets that sparked infighting “We will remain clear-eyed with respect to our unity of purpose,’’ five House leaders said in a statement Thursday. Pelosi is to meet next week with Rep. Ocasio-Cortez....
22:00, 07/18/2019

Trump falsely claims he tried to stop ‘Send her back!’ chants about Rep. Ilhan Omar Trump was the first to say Omar should go back to her country. At the rally, he waited 13 seconds for the chants to die down. Then he kept talking about Omar....
22:00, 07/18/2019

Algae-killing virus stimulates nutrient recylcing in the oceans Nutrient recycling is essential for ecological health and marine biodiversity. New research suggests viruses help promote the turnover of vital nutrients....
22:00, 07/18/2019

Comic-Con: 'It Chapter Two' bloodies Jessica Chastain in horrific new trailer At Comic-Con Wednesday, the cast of "It Chapter Two' teased the horror sequel and Jessica Chastain regaled the crowd with stories of fake blood.        ...
22:00, 07/18/2019

Giants’ real camp QB battle is behind Eli Manning and Daniel Jones Leading into the start of training camp (rookies report July 22, veterans July 24) The Post will provide Giants fans with a position-by-position look at the roster. The Giants made good on their succession plan by taking Daniel Jones with the No. 6 p...
22:17, 07/18/2019

Padres behind 'laid-back' Manny Machado after Instagram rant San Diego Padres players and manager Andy Green told UPI they stand behind Manny Machado after he alluded to a double-standard in Major League Baseball's player punishment, despite his reputation as a dirty player....
22:17, 07/18/2019

San Francisco Giants plan to trade veterans despite winning streak San Francisco Giants president of baseball operations Farhan Zaidi said he still expects to trade several veteran players before the July 31 deadline despite the team's recent success....
22:17, 07/18/2019

Alabama football blames national championship loss on lack of discipline, focus Alabama football coach Nick Saban and linebacker Dylan Moses said the Crimson Tide lost January's national championship game because the team wasn't properly prepared to beat Clemson....
22:17, 07/18/2019

Watch: Emiliano Grillo hits hole-in-one at 2019 British Open Argentine golfer Emiliano Grillo made the first hole-in-one of the 2019 British Open on the 13th hole Thursday at Royal Portrush Golf Club in Northern Ireland....
22:17, 07/18/2019

Online casting search begins for the biopic 'Respect': Who will play young Aretha Franklin? An online casting search has begun for a singing actress to portray a young Aretha Franklin in the upcoming 'Respect' biopic starring Jennifer Hudson.        ...
22:34, 07/18/2019

A Century Before Trump’s ICE Raids, the U.S. Government Rounded Up Thousands of Immigrants. Here’s What Happened Advocates who work with migrants in the U.S. were braced for last weekend to bring Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raids that aimed to deport thousands of undocumented immigrants, and Mexico has been preparing for the arrival of more than 1...
22:51, 07/18/2019

U.S. lawmakers call for privacy investigation into FaceApp Poland's digital affairs ministry and cyber authorities in Lithuania are also looking into concerns over inadequate protections of privacy, AFP reports....
23:00, 07/18/2019

Feed Your Picky Kids and You With 'Venn Diagram Meals' In becoming a parent, one life adjustment I still haven’t quite accepted is with my food. Sometimes, my husband will text me “What do you want for dinner tonight?” And I’ll think real hard and respond with something like “Thai drunken noodles with ch...
23:00, 07/18/2019

'They nailed it': how a little dish in Australia broadcast the moon landing to the world Live TV images of Neil Armstrong’s first step came via Honeysuckle Creek, near Canberra, originally meant only as a backupAround the world more than 600 million people were glued to TV screens. Coordinated by Tom Reid, tracking stations at Australia’...
23:17, 07/18/2019

As Russian “FaceApp” gobbles up user photos, Schumer asks FBI to investigate Enlarge / The FaceApp application displayed on Apple's App Store. (credit: Getty Images | NurPhoto) Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) has called for a federal investigation into FaceApp, saying the Russian-operated mobile application "c...
23:34, 07/18/2019

| SA women's netball side beaten by England, face Oz in semis The South African women's netball side has recorded their first defeat of this year's World Cup in Liverpool, going down to hosts England in their final group match....
23:34, 07/18/2019

'Overwatch' test lets you pick and queue for a specific hero class Players have been asking for it for years and finally, it's arrived: Blizzard is introducing Role Queue to Overwatch. From today, players in the PTR will be able to beta test a feature that allows them to choose the role they want to play -- tan...
23:51, 07/18/2019

Tokyo Govenor defends cost of hosting 2020 Olympics "Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike has defended the cost of hosting the 2020 Olympic Games, saying the Paralympics in particular would build a legacy by creating better accessibility for Japan\u0027s rapidly aging society."...
23:51, 07/18/2019

New report shows that iPhone loyalty is as low as it’s ever been iPhone owners historically haven’t been prone to ditching the brand for an Android, but that may finally be changing. Citing a survey conducted by device trade-in company BankMyCell, CNET reports that iPhone retention has dropped 15.2% since Ma...
00:00, 07/19/2019

Now the market thinks the Fed could make an even deeper cut to rates later this month Even with better economic data, the market is betting the Fed will now cut interest rates by 50 basis points in July, after dovish comments from two Fed officials Thursday....
00:00, 07/19/2019

Oklahoma City Thunder officials receive threatening voicemail after Paul George trade, police say Oklahoma City Thunder officials received death threats from a man who appeared to be upset after the team traded MVP candidate Paul George to the Los Angeles Clippers, police said....
00:00, 07/19/2019

June 2019 was the hottest June on record across the globe - NOAA June 2019 was the hottest June in 140 years, setting a global record, according to the latest monthly global climate report released on Thursday by the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration....
00:00, 07/19/2019

Study links congenital heart disease to oil, gas development Mothers who live near heavy oil and gas developments are between 40 percent and 70 percent more likely to give birth to babies with congenital heart defects....
00:00, 07/19/2019

Boeing takes $4.9 billion charge for prolonged grounding of 737 MAX planes Boeing Co said on Thursday it would take an after-tax charge of $4.9 billion in the second quarter on estimated disruptions from the prolonged grounding of its lucrative 737 MAX passenger planes after two deadly crashes....
00:17, 07/19/2019

U.S. Justice Department may sue to block Sprint, T-Mobile merger: source The U.S. Justice Department has told T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp to wrap up a deal by the end of next week to sell assets that are to be divested as a condition of their proposed merger or face a lawsuit aimed at stopping the transaction, a sou...
00:17, 07/19/2019

BMW promotes Oliver Zipse to CEO German luxury carmaker BMW on Thursday named 55-year-old Oliver Zipse as its new chief executive, continuing a tradition of promoting a manufacturing expert to the top job....
00:17, 07/19/2019

Intel to optimize its platforms for SAP applications As part of a multi-year partnership, Intel will optimize platforms like the Xeon Scalable processor and Optane DC persistent memory for SAP’s enterprise applications, including SAP S/4HANA....
00:17, 07/19/2019

Cops lift shelter-in-place order after NJ chemical plant fire New Jersey cops ordered East Rutherford residents to shut down their air conditioners and shelter-in-place Thursday amid air contamination fears sparked by a fire at a nearby chemical plant. The blaze broke out at the Diamond Chemical Co. off of Rout...
00:17, 07/19/2019

Mayor Pete pays for his security, but de Blasio sticks NYC taxpayers with bill Mayor Bill de Blasio continues to stick city taxpayers with his security bill while traveling out of state on his quixotic presidential bid, while small-city mayor and rising Democratic star Pete Buttigieg’s campaign pays for his protection. De...
00:17, 07/19/2019

Sixth MS-13 member busted in murder of alleged snitch Carlos Rivas-Majano A reputed MS-13 gang member was arraigned on a murder charge Thursday, making him the sixth and final member of the notorious gang busted in the 2017 machete slaying of a suspected snitch on Long Island. Luis Alejandro Varela, 21 — nicknamed &#...
00:17, 07/19/2019

Sex offender busted for rubbing genitals against woman on subway A subway pervert was arrested for rubbing his genitals on a woman during a packed ride between Brooklyn and Manhattan after his victim identified him on surveillance video, cops said Thursday. The 32-year-old woman was on the 4/5 subway in Atlantic T...
00:17, 07/19/2019

Woman busted with loaded gun on way into Brooklyn Criminal Court A 22-year-old woman was busted Thursday morning for trying to enter Brooklyn Criminal Court with a loaded gun and ammunition — just one week after the NYPD’s chief of department blasted the DA for going soft on weapons cases. Keithia Lampkin, 2...
00:17, 07/19/2019

Apex Legends Will Make Cheaters Play Against Each Other Since launching in February, battle royale Apex Legends has suffered its share of cheaters. Some are even making good money developing cheats for players to use. The game’s developers recently detailed some of the steps it’s taking to squash cheating...
00:17, 07/19/2019

Dominican Republic releases new safety measures after tourist deaths Among the additions is a multilingual emergency center, which is being established in Bávaro, a primary tourist destination in Punta Cana, the country’s Minister of Tourism Francisco Javier García said in a statement....
00:17, 07/19/2019

June 2019 NPD: Super Mario and Crash Bandicoot top the chart It's time for the June 2019 NPD report for the video games industry. Super Mario Maker 2 came out on top for the month, and Crash Team Racing was No. 2.Read More...
00:34, 07/19/2019

As Part of a $3 Million Investment, Serena Williams Adds Her Power to the Fight Against Maternal Mortality What does it mean when the most recognizable female athlete in the world can’t get the attention she needs when suffering complications after giving birth? For Serena Williams, it meant becoming intimately familiar with the crisis currently facing so...
00:34, 07/19/2019

Racists Ruin a Perfectly Good 'For Sale' Sign With Racial Slur All a Jefferson County, Ala., couple was trying to do was sell a damn house, but in what’s become an everyday occurrence in Trump’s America, racism wouldn’t let them be great....
00:34, 07/19/2019

Tiger Woods falls apart in middle of his round, finishes with 7-over 78 at British Open Tiger Woods’ quest for 16th major championship victory got off to a rough start at the British Open. Woods finished the first round with a 7-over 78.       ...
00:34, 07/19/2019

Charles Barkley calls Kevin McHale 'best player I ever played against' Charles Barkley played against some of the greatest players in NBA history but said that none were tougher than Kevin McHale.       ...
00:34, 07/19/2019

Baker Mayfield bashes Giants fans in defense of Odell Beckham Jr. Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield threw shade at New York Giants fans as he came to the defense of his new teammate Odell Beckham Jr.       ...
00:34, 07/19/2019

Outgoing Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany optimistic for football national titles to come Jim Delany's final day as Big Ten commissioner will be Jan. 1. As he departs after 30 years, Delany is optimistic the league will win national titles.       ...
00:34, 07/19/2019

|WewillnotabandonB-BBEE-Ramaphosa President Cyril Ramaphosa has told MPs that while the pace of investment and economic transformation has been slow, it has not been insignificant, and the African National Congress-led government will not be abandoning B-BBEE....
00:34, 07/19/2019

|MagashulespeechtakesaimatReserveBank,again ANC secretary general Ace Magashule on Thursday condemned "gatekeepers", whom he said censured him for his remarks about the ownership and mandate of the South African Reserve Bank....
00:34, 07/19/2019

'Terminator: Dark Fate' to be rated R, bring back Eddie Furlong as John Connor Linda Hamilton and Arnold Schwarzenegger will be joined by another familiar face in the upcoming film "Terminator: Dark Fate" — Eddie Furlong, who played John Connor in "Terminator 2: Judgment Day."...
00:34, 07/19/2019

Struggling Tiger says 'Father Time' catching up with him If Tiger Woods fans were hoping his Masters win in April marked a return to the days when he was a consistent threat at every major championship, then Thursday's opening round of the British Open was a reality check....
00:51, 07/19/2019

'I want to punch myself' says dejected McIlroy Rory McIlroy said he felt like punching himself after suffering a nightmare round at the British Open on Thursday, shooting an eight over-par round of 79 at the Royal Portrush course....
00:51, 07/19/2019

Tom Cruise returns to the skies in trailer for Top Gun: Maverick The actor is reprising his role as a hotshot fighter pilot in the long-awaited sequel also starring Jennifer Connelly and Jon HammThe first trailer for long-awaited sequel Top Gun: Maverick has been released, teasing Tom Cruise’s return to his fan fa...
01:00, 07/19/2019

'Come on man, what's that about?': Cummings assails DHS chief over border facility conditions House Oversight Chairman Elijah Cummings ripped into the acting head of Homeland Security Thursday, upbraiding Kevin McAleenan over the conditions of detention facilities for migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border. The Maryland Democrat got emotional whi...
01:00, 07/19/2019

12 Israeli teenagers held in Cyprus over alleged rape of British woman A court in Cyprus has detained 12 Israeli youths on the island for suspicion of an alleged rape on a 19-year-old British tourist. The tourist filed a complaint with Ayia Napa police on Wednesday morning, saying she had been gang-raped the previous ni...
01:17, 07/19/2019

'You don't exist to me': Mariah Carey refuses FaceApp aging challenge In classic Mariah Carey fashion, the pop diva said she refuses to acknowledge viral existence of FaceApp, which makes users look old.        ...
01:17, 07/19/2019

Argentina Designates Hezbollah Terrorist Group on 25th Anniversary of Bombing The designation, which came a day before a visit by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, coincided with the anniversary of a 1994 attack on a Jewish community center that killed 85....
01:17, 07/19/2019

Microsoft shares hit record highs, powered by growing cloud sales Microsoft Corp on Thursday beat analysts' estimates for fourth-quarter revenue and profit, driven by continued sales increases from its cloud business and sending its shares to all-time highs....
01:17, 07/19/2019

Binance suddenly finding $775,000 in XLM is totally not a publicity stunt Prominent cryptocurrency exchange Binance has apparently stumbled upon almost 10 million Stellar (XLM) tokens, worth $775,000 — you know, just laying around. According to a Binance blog post, the firm had been unknowingly receiving dividends for vali...
01:34, 07/19/2019

A Tough British Open Start for Tiger Woods, and Several Other Stars Woods shot a seven-over-par 78, a stroke better than Rory McIlroy, the local favorite at Royal Portrush. J.B. Holmes, a long-driving American, took the first-round lead....
01:34, 07/19/2019

Go Behind the Scenes With the New 'Trailer' for Terminator: Dark Fate We have a new behind-the-scenes 'trailer' for Terminator: Dark Fate, the sixth film in the franchise which will behave as the third for narrative and James Cameron reasons....
01:34, 07/19/2019

What ‘Send Her Back’ Tells Us About Trump’s 2020 Campaign In the On Politics newsletter: The president’s attacks on four congresswomen, and the response by his base, gave a sense of his re-election campaign....
01:51, 07/19/2019

Oil prices could retest their 2019 lows if they fall below this level: RBC's Helima Croft Spiking tensions in the Gulf of Oman and rising oil production in the U.S. are combining to put crude prices in a difficult position, says RBC's Helima Croft....
01:51, 07/19/2019

Everything We Know About Top Gun: Maverick Starring Tom Cruise After all of these years, there's still a huge need for speed. More than three decades after the release of the blockbuster smash Top Gun, moviegoers can look forward to a brand-new......
02:00, 07/19/2019

Gossip Girl: The Next Generation? How TV Shows Rebooted With New Casts Spotted on HBO Max: A Gossip Girl reboot following a brand-new group of rich private school kids in New York City. This new generation falls under the watchful eye of a mysterious blogger (Who is......
02:00, 07/19/2019

Arvind Kejriwal Demands Hike In Delhi's Share In Central Taxes Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday wrote to Home Minister Amit Shah and Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, demanding that Delhi's shares in central taxes be raised in view of its......
02:00, 07/19/2019

Over 1000 Fast Track Courts Set Up, 2250 Crores Given From Nirbhaya Fund The government has set up one-stop centres in 33 states and Union Territories across the country under the Nirbhaya Fund and provided Rs 2,250 crore under 29 programmes to ensure women safety, Rajya......
02:00, 07/19/2019

'Cats' movie trailer offers an odd look at the CG felines VFX artists had a go with the feature film Cats. Universal unveiled a full-length trailer today that gave us the first look at what the film's human actors look like as CG-transformed felines. While the Broadway version of Cats relied on elabora...
02:17, 07/19/2019

Court documents detail Trump campaign efforts to pay hush money to Stormy Daniels Court documents released Thursday detail efforts by President Donald Trump's campaign to suppress information about his alleged affair with adult film actress Stormy Daniels....
02:17, 07/19/2019

100-Year-Old Sri Lanka Rail Line Being Upgraded With Indian Assistance India's IRCON International Limited and the Sri Lankan government have inked a $91.26 million agreement for upgrading the around 130 km-long Maho-Omanthai rail line which is over 100 years old....
02:17, 07/19/2019

EPA green lights use of pesticide linked to brain damage in children The Environment Protection Agency said other environmental groups failed to prove that a ban was warranted.        ...
02:34, 07/19/2019

Nights will provide little relief during brutal heat wave While high temperatures get most of the attention during a heat wave, it's the nighttime lows that can be a hidden danger.        ...
02:34, 07/19/2019

'I just had to cry': Woman discovers sister's photo in Mississippi Civil Rights Museum Dorothy Pitchford marched in a protest on the capitol in 1963. Over 50 years later, her sister saw her photo in the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum.        ...
02:34, 07/19/2019

'A kennel for dogs': Lawmakers hammer acting DHS chief Kevin McAleenan over migrant detention facilities Acting DHS chief Kevin McAleenan faces questions on the separation of migrant families and conditions at overcrowded detention centers.        ...
02:34, 07/19/2019

Motorcyclists descend on Puerto Rican capital, call for Gov. Ricardo Rosselló to resign Motorcyclists that swarmed San Juan became the latest to add their thundering voices to calls for the resignation of Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló.        ...
02:34, 07/19/2019

Man accused in Des Moines triple homicide returned to US twice after deportation, ICE says "Escobar-Orellana, aka, Marvin O. Esquivel-Lopez, was previously (deported) from the United States in 2010 and again in 2011," an ICE spokesman said.        ...
02:34, 07/19/2019

Adorable New Species of Flying Squirrel Discovered in China A newly described species of flying squirrel is teaching researchers more about these enigmatic, tree-hopping rodents, but its threatened status means scientists will have to act fast.Read more......
02:51, 07/19/2019

So, About Your Internet Porn Habits You might want some privacy when consuming porn online, whether that’s going in incognito mode, locking the door, putting in headphones, or all of the above. And while this certainly conceals your activity from a roommate or someone who might look at...
02:51, 07/19/2019

You Can Upgrade This Star Wars Death Star PC Case With a Superlaser Video Projector If there’s not a fancy, over-tuned car in your driveway, there’s a good chance there’s a fancy, over-tuned gaming PC sitting on your desk. The beige PC boxes of the ‘80s are long gone, now replaced with cases adorned with blinking lights, LCD screens...
02:51, 07/19/2019

With camp on the horizon, last season’s memories linger for Virginia, Virginia Tech Cavaliers seek to build on an 8-5 record that included a Belk Bowl triumph; Hokies are out for redemption following their first losing season since 1992....
03:17, 07/19/2019

Teofimo Lopez is ready to put on a show during and after fight vs. Masayoshi Nakatani The Brooklyn-born lightweight, whose next fight is Friday at MGM National Harbor, hasn't lacked for power or flair in his ascension to world title contender....
03:17, 07/19/2019

Redskins rookie Bryce Love has always had the same goals: Football, then med school After nearly winning the Heisman Trophy as a junior, Love returned to Stanford and tore his ACL. The decision may have cost him millions, but the running back, who wants to become a doctor, has no regrets....
03:17, 07/19/2019

Once Again, The A's Are Winning When They're Not Supposed To For the second year running, the Oakland Athletics have unlocked their full potential after looking dead in the water. Last season, basically the entire rotation’s collective arm fell off and then ace Sean Manaea went down with a shoulder injury, yet...
03:17, 07/19/2019

Trump to nominate son of late Justice Antonin Scalia for Labor secretary President Trump said Thursday that he plans to nominate the son of late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia to be the next Labor secretary. Trump said on Twitter that he will tap Eugene Scalia — a partner at the law firm Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher — to...
03:17, 07/19/2019

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale public access: Start date, time and FAQ It’s the most wonderful time of the year! No, not #HotGirlSummer. It’s the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale 2019, which means come Friday, savvy bargain hunters can snag fall’s hottest items at a discount. That’s hundreds of beauty ...
03:34, 07/19/2019

Dan Le Batard has impassioned rebuke of racist 'send her back' chant despite ESPN rules ESPN personality Dan Le Batard wasn't going to remain silent after he heard the racist "send her back" chants from a Donald Trump rally Wednesday.       ...
03:51, 07/19/2019

Dressbarn announces 53 stores will close in August and nine in July. Is yours on the list? Dressbarn is on target to close its 650 stores by the end of the year, the retailer announced Thursday. Fifty-three stores will close in August.       ...
03:51, 07/19/2019

How Big Pharma plays games with drug patents and how to combat it Drug companies overcharge in ways that are unique to their industry. America's patent system should reward innovation, not lawyering: Our view       ...
03:51, 07/19/2019

Microsoft's biggest business segment is now the one that includes its Azure cloud Microsoft's Intelligent Cloud segment had more revenue than the units containing Office and Windows for the first time in more than three years....
04:00, 07/19/2019

Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 Review: A Superhero Smash On Switch Almost a decade after its predecessor, Marvel's Ultimate Alliance 3 swings onto the Switch. Does it stick the landing, or should this one have been caught in the Thanos Snap?...
04:17, 07/19/2019

UPDATE 4-Trump meets with airline CEOs over Qatar subsidy accusations U.S. President Donald Trump met on Thursday with the chief executives of major American airlines to discuss their accusations that subsidies by Qatar and United Arab Emirates are costing jobs in the United States....
04:34, 07/19/2019

Mack Horton backed to regain form as Sun Yang showdown pulls into view Olympic champion underwhelmed in trialsAustralian on course to meet Chinese rival in GwangjuThe signs are good that Olympic champion Mack Horton will overcome underwhelming trials form and regain his mojo at this week’s world swimming titles in South...
04:34, 07/19/2019

Boeing to Take $4.9 Billion Charge Related to Grounded 737 Max as Fallout Continues Ahead of its earnings report next week, Boeing on Thursday said it will report an after-tax charge of $4.9 billion related to its grounded 737 Max jets.Read more......
04:34, 07/19/2019

Rising support for Bloc Quebecois could spoil Trudeau’s reelection bid A Mainstreet Research survey put support for the Bloc at 19.1 per cent in July, up from 13.3 per cent in March. An Ipsos poll from this week put the Bloc at 22 per cent in Quebec, up from 20 per cent in April....
04:34, 07/19/2019

The latest hazard for Instagram influencers is a toxic ‘lake’ in Spain Mount Neme in Galicia draws droves of tourists each year because of its sparkling blue water reservoirs. But it is a actually an abandoned quarry connected to a Tungsten mine, used during World War II....
04:51, 07/19/2019

Another person goes blind after showering with contacts left in Imagine going blind just because you showered while wearing your contact lenses. That’s what happened to one unfortunate 41-year-old woman in the UK, who lost vision in her left eye after contracting a parasite associated with wearing contacts,...
04:51, 07/19/2019

Watch: Tom Cruise is back in the pilot's seat in first 'Top Gun: Maverick' trailer Tom Cruise returns as the iconic U.S. Navy pilot Pete "Maverick" Mitchell in the first trailer for "Top Gun: Maverick," the sequel to 1986's "Top Gun."...
05:00, 07/19/2019

Berry Gordy's long-awaited Motown documentary set for Showtime premiere Billed as the definitive Motown documentary, the film features rare footage and performances to tell the story of the Detroit-born label and its impact.        ...
05:00, 07/19/2019

Beyonce is 'a perfectionist' who 'cared about everything' says 'Spirit' collaborator Dishing on his "Lion King" collab with music's Queen B, Labrinth reveals how Beyoncé always keeps it humble – even when she doesn't have to.        ...
05:00, 07/19/2019

Peppa Pig, Iggy Azalea tiff over album debut wins the day. 'Peppa's so fancy, you already know' Iggy Azalea might not be performing for the same demographic as animated fave Peppa Pig, but what happens when they each drop albums on the same day?        ...
05:00, 07/19/2019

NFL notebook: Amputated Norton out of hospital after losing arm Two weeks after a car accident led to him losing his left arm, Dolphins defensive tackle Kendrick Norton walked out of a Miami hospital Thursday afternoon after being discharged, offering his gratitude after his life-changing amputation....
05:00, 07/19/2019

YouTube star's death prompts Amazon to push for e-scooter safety warnings in UK Following the death of YouTube star Emily Hartridge in a London accident, Amazon will reportedly begin asking e-scooter sellers to warn consumers about proper safety protocols in the United Kingdom....
05:00, 07/19/2019

Trump to Nominate Eugene Scalia to Serve as Labor Secretary President Trump intends to nominate Eugene Scalia, a son of the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, as secretary of labor, sources said, tapping a well-known figure in labor policy after the resignation of Alex Acosta....
05:17, 07/19/2019

New York Fed Says Williams Wasn't Sending Specific Policy Signal in Speech New York Fed President John Williams didn’t intend to suggest Thursday that the central bank might make a large interest rate cut this month, a spokesman said....
05:17, 07/19/2019

Coal-reliant counties unprepared for fiscal collapse Coal-producing counties across the U.S. are failing to account for the harm inflicted on their finances by the ongoing decline of the fuel. That decline, prompted mostly by market competition from cheaper gas and renewable energy, stands to get worse...
05:17, 07/19/2019

GM flexes engineering muscle with radical Corvette overhaul With a new midengine layout, the 2020 Corvette Stingray -- a barometer of GM's engineering prowess in an era of rapidly changing technology -- looks to be one of the most advanced vehicles the company has developed since it tested the world's first f...
05:34, 07/19/2019

Ilhan Omar Slams Trump as ‘Fascist’ While He Cries ‘Wasn’t Me’ on the ‘Send Her Back’ Chants Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar struck back Thursday against Donald Trump and his “Send her back”-braying fans, saying the raucous catcalls were not so much about her, but about what Trump stands for: fascism....
05:34, 07/19/2019

SpaceX shows off a highlight reel of Crew Dragon parachute tests As SpaceX continues its progress toward a Demo-2 launch of its Crew Dragon spacecraft with NASA astronauts aboard the company put together this reel of parachute tests. According to the tag, "SpaceX is returning human spaceflight capabilities to the....
05:51, 07/19/2019

2 inmates in New Mexico charged with attempted murder after attack on prison guards The Southern New Mexico Correctional Facility remains on lockdown after two prison guards were attacked by several inmates Tuesday evening.        ...
05:51, 07/19/2019

Trump Disavows Supporters' "Send Her Back" Chant Aimed At Congresswoman President Donald Trump tried to distance himself on Thursday from supporters' chants of "send her back" at a rally where he blasted Somalia-born U.S. Representative Ilhan Omar, as Republicans worry......
05:51, 07/19/2019

California city removes all gendered language like ‘manholes’ from city code NBC NEWS – Berkeley, California is doing away with “manholes” — kind of. The city with a long history of progressivism is moving forward with a plan to remove all gendered language from its city code. Soon, Berkeley will formally re...
05:51, 07/19/2019

FBI documents point to Trump role in hush money for porn star Daniels FBI documents unsealed on Thursday suggest that Donald Trump was actively involved in engineering a hush-money payment shortly before the 2016 election to a porn actress who said she had a sexual encounter with him, as his personal lawyer Michael Coh...
06:00, 07/19/2019

United States sanctions Iranian 'WMD proliferators' The U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday sanctioned a network of front companies and individuals involved in the procurement of sensitive materials for Iran's nuclear program....
06:17, 07/19/2019

A conversation with a longtime casting producer for The Real World After a few years off the air, The Real World returned last month via Facebook Watch. We sat down with Sasha Alpert, longtime casting producer for The Real World and supervising producer for the new season, to talk about recruiting for the show....
06:34, 07/19/2019

Tan France, bless his heart, makes over Pete Davidson on the new Dressing Funny Tan France had his work cut out for him on the latest episode of Dressing Funny, which found the Queer Eye luminary making over Pete Davidson. France worked on Mulaney earlier in the series, which was as entertaining as you’d imagine, and also styled...
06:34, 07/19/2019

Retired NYC firefighter becomes 199th to die from 9/11-related illness A firefighter who was part of the rescue efforts in the wake of the 9/11 terror attacks died Tuesday, becoming the 199th member of the FDNY to succumb to a Ground Zero-related illness....
06:34, 07/19/2019

Pakistan allows consular access to convicted Indian spy after world court ruling Pakistan has ordered consular access for Kulbhushan Jadhav, a former Indian naval commander condemned to death for spying, following a decision this week by the International Court of Justice (ICJ)....
06:34, 07/19/2019

Factbox: Key facts and numbers to watch in Japan's July 21 upper house election Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's Liberal Democratic Party and its junior coalition partner, the Komeito party, look set to retain a solid majority in parliament's upper house in a Sunday election, media surveys have shown....
06:34, 07/19/2019

Japan says no comment on International Court of Justice plan in South Korea dispute Japan's government is considering various steps to resolve the dispute with South Korea over wartime forced laborers, but will not comment on whether it would go to the International Court of Justice (ICJ), a government spokesman said on Friday....
06:34, 07/19/2019

U.N. calls out Saudi Arabia, UAE for not paying Yemen aid pledges United Nations aid chief Mark Lowcock called out Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates on Thursday for only paying a "modest proportion" of the hundreds of millions of dollars they pledged five months ago to a humanitarian appeal for Yemen....
06:34, 07/19/2019

Saudi Arabia defends letter backing China's Xinjiang policy Saudi Arabia on Thursday defended signing a letter along with 36 other countries in support of China's policies in its western region of Xinjiang, where the United Nations says at least 1 million ethnic Uighurs and other Muslims have been detained....
06:34, 07/19/2019

Rep. Dusty Johnson: Madam Speaker, bring USMCA to the floor ASAP Both in South Dakota and in Washington, I repeatedly hear the same thing: Support free trade but hold bad actors accountable. As Americans, our innovation and ambition has allowed us to compete and succeed in a global market, but the playing field sh...
06:34, 07/19/2019

Man scales down 19-story building to escape high-rise inferno A man could be seen scaling down a 19-story apartment building in Philadelphia on Thursday night as a fire blazed inside the structure. The fire started at a building in West Philadelphia at around 9:30 p.m. and the man was apparently attempting to e...
06:34, 07/19/2019

Queens mom gets 4 to 12 years for death of 1-year-old daughter The Queens mom who pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the death of her 1-year-old daughter was sentenced to 4 to 12 years in prison on Thursday. Tina Torabi, 30, was arrested Oct. 3 after cops found daughter Elaina unresponsive with bruises to her hea...
06:34, 07/19/2019

On Politics: Biden-Harris Rematch to Headline Second Debates In a live television spectacle involving cards, boxes and a triple-split-screen, CNN revealed who will face off in the next set of Democratic debates....
06:51, 07/19/2019

Pompeo Calls China’s Treatment of Uighurs the ‘Stain of the Century’ U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called China’s treatment of Uihgurs, a Muslim minority group, the “stain of the century” while speaking at a conference in Washington D.C. Thursday, Reuters reports. The State Department estimates...
06:51, 07/19/2019

U.S. tech firms push Trump to allow sales to Huawei, set up White House meeting next week Tech companies are asking the administration to allow sales of chips and other parts for Huawei-made smartphones and laptops, arguing such sales won’t hurt U.S. national security, according to people familiar with the matter....
07:00, 07/19/2019

Inside the Mets’ plan to to save Jeurys Familia SAN FRANCISCO — Simply, it can be called “Project Familia.” The Mets began this second half last week with slim NL wild-card possibilities, which had improved modestly with a four-game winning streak entering Thursday night against the Giants. But an...
07:00, 07/19/2019

Illinois man jailed for life over murder of Chinese graduate student An Illinois man described by prosecutors as obsessed with serial killers was sentenced to life in prison on Thursday for the kidnapping and decapitation of a Chinese graduate student two years ago....
07:17, 07/19/2019

Family, friends gather for celebration of life honouring Hodan Nalayeh Almost one week after Hodan Nalayeh’s untimely death, friends and family gathered for a celebration of life remembering the former Toronto journalist....
07:17, 07/19/2019

Sensex Falls Over 400 Points From Day's High: 10 Things To Know Domestic stock markets gave up early gains on Friday amid weakness in auto stocks, despite advances in Asian peers. The S&P BSE Sensex index fell as much as 441.99 points from its intraday high of......
07:17, 07/19/2019

Aid To Pak To Stay "Suspended", Says US Report Ahead Of Imran Khan Visit Ahead of Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's visit to the United States, a Congressional report has said that the security assistance to Pakistan would remain suspended pending "decisive and......
07:51, 07/19/2019

South Korean Man Sets Himself on Fire at Japanese Embassy in Seoul The Japanese embassy has been the site of passionate protests, especially now that Tokyo is curtailing exports of materials vital to South Korea’s high-tech products....
07:51, 07/19/2019

Boeing 737 Max Troubles Add Up: $8 Billion and Counting The company, which had already announced $1 billion in costs from the jet’s grounding after two crashes, added $5.6 billion to compensate airlines and $1.7 billion due to a production slowdown....
08:00, 07/19/2019

"India Can't Be Refugee Capital": Centre To Top Court On Assam Citizen List Lakhs of people have been wrongly included in the draft National Register of Citizens being prepared in Assam to weed out illegal immigrants, centre told the Supreme Court today, asking for more time......
08:00, 07/19/2019

'Ambulance Carrying Father's Body Stopped For Amarnath Pilgrims': Officer A senior Jammu and Kashmir government officer has alleged that he was held up for hours in an ambulance with his father's body on the Srinagar-Jammu national highway because of traffic restrictions......
08:00, 07/19/2019

If Needed, Will Decide On Regulating Online Content: Prakash Javadekar The government is aware of concerns raised over the content on online platforms like Netflix and Hotstar and if needed will take a decision on its regulation only after consultation with stakeholders,......
08:00, 07/19/2019

U.S. Stocks Turn Positive After Fed Comments U.S. stocks broke into positive territory late Thursday after a Federal Reserve official urged central banks to lower interest rates swiftly on signs of economic weakening....
08:00, 07/19/2019

Summer's 6 Most Refreshing Beers Shandies and other Euro-style fruit-flavored brews have washed up stateside, and summer will never be the same. Here, our top picks to see you through the season....
08:17, 07/19/2019

Microsoft Surface Growth Surprises as Xbox Sales Disappoint Microsoft on Thursday posted quarterly earnings that trounced expectations, citing growth in partnerships with companies on technology and cloud computing services....
08:34, 07/19/2019

Trump made 20 false claims at his North Carolina rally President Donald Trump gave the second-longest speech of his presidency at his rally in Greenville, North Carolina, on Wednesday night, clocking in at just over 90 minutes....
08:34, 07/19/2019

Trump’s Immigration Approach Isn’t New: Europe and Australia Went First Policies as hard-nosed as Mr. Trump’s have curbed migrant arrivals in Europe and Australia, but research suggests they won’t be effective in the long run....
08:51, 07/19/2019

MLB roundup: Strasburg knocks in 5, earns 12th win Stephen Strasburg did it all for the visiting Washington Nationals on Thursday, earning his National League-leading 12th win, hitting a three-run homer and driving in five runs in a 13-4 victory over the Atlanta Braves....
08:51, 07/19/2019

Athletics: Taylor fears for triple jump as Diamond League changes As athletics' Diamond League prepares to create a trimmer look for 2020, Christian Taylor worries about the future of the event in which he has won five gold medals....
08:51, 07/19/2019

Oil rises after U.S. Navy downs Iranian drone; set for weekly fall Oil prices rose on Friday as tensions brewed again in the Middle East after a U.S. Navy ship destroyed an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz, a major chokepoint for global crude flows....
09:00, 07/19/2019

Exclusive: IEA revising oil demand growth forecast down on slowing economy The International Energy Agency (IEA) is reducing its 2019 oil demand forecast due to a slowing global economy amid a U.S.-China trade spat, its executive director said on Thursday....
09:00, 07/19/2019

Sally Field, Linda Ronstadt, ‘Sesame Street’ among 2019 Kennedy Center honorees Sally Field, Linda Ronstadt, “Sesame Street,” conductor Michael Tilson Thomas and R&B veterans Earth, Wind and Fire have been selected as the 2019 Kennedy Center Honorees. The kudos will be handed out Dec. 8 at the Kennedy Center Opera House in Washi...
09:00, 07/19/2019

Trump's been hating on America. Is it time for him to leave? The president says if Democratic congresswomen criticize the US, they should go elsewhere. But mocking America is one of his own favorite pastimesAt a campaign rally in North Carolina last night, the president’s attacks against four progressive congr...
09:00, 07/19/2019

Behind the exhibition aiming to move Caribbean art 'away from trauma' In The Other Side of Now, 14 young artists are looking to the future of the region rather than focusing on the past“Is it possible to move Caribbean art, or art of the Caribbean diaspora, away from trauma and catastrophe?” asks María Elena Ortiz, who...
09:00, 07/19/2019

'Too painful': Kyoto anime fans join prime ministers in mourning fire victims Sense of loss spreads beyond fans of the genre as Justin Trudeau and Tim Cook voice their shock“I have watched animation since I was a student, and this was a terrible event,” says Jun Shin, a 30-year-old fan from Osaka who visited the site of the Ky...
09:00, 07/19/2019

New Hampshire lawmaker Werner Horn: 'Owning slaves doesn't make you racist' A New Hampshire lawmaker came under fire this week for claiming American slavery was based on economics, not racism.        ...
09:34, 07/19/2019

Arcia delivers late, Brewers add on in win over D-backs Orlando Arcia hit a tiebreaking single in the eighth inning to decide a duel between pitchers Zach Davies and Merrill Kelly, and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-1       ...
09:34, 07/19/2019

Tetris Effect review – makes your skin tingle and your mind hum PC, PlayStation 4; Monstars/Resonair/EnhanceThis euphoric puzzle game pleasurably hijacks your neural pathways (and your emotions)There’s a phenomenon in video games that people call “the zone”: a state of mind-body oneness where your reflexes and se...
10:00, 07/19/2019

US 'destroys' Iran drone after it comes within 'threatening distance' of warship in the Strait of Hormuz A US warship has destroyed an Iranian drone that came with "threatening distance" in the Strait of Hormuz amid heightened tensions between the two countries....
10:00, 07/19/2019

The massive pop culture festival has experienced massive growth since its launch as a gathering of comic book enthusiasts in 1970 (NBC News)  Comic-Con is celebrating its 50th anniversary in San Diego, California. More than 130,000 fans from around the world are expected to attend the annual pop culture extravaganza this weekend. Studios and TV networks will be capitalizing on ...
10:34, 07/19/2019

Three ways brands can benefit from adopting voice technology (AAPL, AMZN, GOOGL, MSFT) Voice assistants like Amazon's Alexa, Google's Assistant, Apple's Siri, and Microsoft's Cortana, are pegged to trigger a widespread transformation across the retail industry in the years to come. The current interest in, and adoption of, voice assis...
10:34, 07/19/2019

This shop sells over 20 flavors of rice pudding Rice to Riches in NYC sells 21 flavors of rice pudding. We tried the three most popular flavors: chocolate chip, chocolate hazelnut, and raspberry. Visit INSIDER's homepage for more stories. See Also:Dalgona is a popular Korean street snackThis ice c...
10:34, 07/19/2019

Dr. Pimple Popper drained an orange-sized lump that was growing on the back of a woman's thigh for 10 years drpimplepopper/Instagram Editor's note: This story contains spoilers and graphic images of skin conditions. In episode 2 of season 3 of "Dr. Pimple Popper," Dr. Sandra Lee treats a women named Leta who has had a lump the size of an orange on her lef...
10:34, 07/19/2019

Here's the star-studded cast of the 'Cats' movie and who they're playing Universal Pictures released the first trailer for its "Cats" movie Thursday night and it's a star-studded event. From Taylor Swift to Sir Ian McAllen, INSIDER rounded up the larger-than-life cast that will bring the Broadway musical to life. Univers...
10:34, 07/19/2019

South Korean Man Dies After Self-Immolation In Front Of Japanese Embassy A South Korean man died on Friday after setting himself on fire in front of the Japanese embassy in Seoul, police said, amid ongoing trade and diplomatic disputes with Tokyo....
10:34, 07/19/2019

Japan shares jump as Fed signals month-end rate cut, chip sector lead gains Japanese stocks rebounded solidly on Friday from the previous day's tumble, as riskier assets got a lift after a senior Federal Reserve official bolstered expectation of a U.S. rate cut later this month, with the semiconductor sector leading the gain...
10:51, 07/19/2019

PRESS DIGEST-New York Times business news - July 19 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....
10:51, 07/19/2019

Bernie Sanders’ campaign workers complaining, fleeing over ‘poverty wages’: report Presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders has pledged to American workers that he’ll institute a $15-per-hour minimum wage if he wins the White House in 2020. But unionized workers on Sanders’ own campaign say they wish he would start now -- by payi...
10:51, 07/19/2019

Trump to nominate Gene Scalia, son of late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, for secretary of labor President Trump on Thursday night announced he's nominating attorney Gene Scalia, the son of the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, to replace Alex Acosta as secretary of labor....
10:51, 07/19/2019

Canadian government agrees to pay a nearly $1 billion settlement for claims of sexual misconduct in the armed forces The Canadian government has agreed to pay a nearly $1 billion settlement to members of the Armed Forces and Department of National Defense who allege widespread sexual misconduct....
10:51, 07/19/2019

Man sets himself on fire outside Japanese embassy in Seoul A man set himself on fire outside the Japan embassy in Seoul, South Korea on Friday amid tension between the two countries. The man, who was in his 70s, started the fire inside his car as it was parked in front of the building where the Japanese Emba...
11:00, 07/19/2019

Five Places to Visit in London The filmmaker Richard Curtis portrays an unblemished city in one British romantic comedy after the other. In real life, the screenwriter of “Yesterday” gives his spin on favorite spots....
11:17, 07/19/2019

Miami Dolphins' Kendrick Norton released from hospital 2 weeks after losing arm in crash Miami Dolphins defensive lineman Kendrick Norton was released from the hospital Thursday two weeks after his left arm was amputated at the scene of a car crash....
11:17, 07/19/2019

New Gizmodo Media CEO ripped for bringing in ‘older white guys’ Jim Spanfeller, the new CEO of G/O Media, is getting flak for bringing in “older white guys” from his past to run Gizmodo Media and The Onion after he was tapped to run the dozen websites private equity firm Great Hill Partners picked up from Univisi...
11:17, 07/19/2019

Clean Energy Loans Boom in Florida, But So Do Complaints Offered in only three states and waning in their home base of California following a regulatory crackdown, residential property assessed clean energy loans, or PACE loans, are booming in Florida....
11:34, 07/19/2019

Merkel favors carbon pricing to meet environmental targets Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday she flavored carbon prices to incentivize savings in climate-damaging emissions, as Germany struggles to meet its 2030 environmental targets....
11:34, 07/19/2019

ITV, BBC to offer BritBox at 6 pounds per month in UK (Reuters - British broadcasters ITV and the BBC said on Friday they would launch streaming service BritBox in the UK at nearly 6 pounds ($7.51) per month, giving subscribers access to hit shows such as "Love Island", "Gentleman Jack" and "Coronation ...
11:51, 07/19/2019

Switzerland's wine festival – in pictures The Swiss town of Vevey has staged a once-in-a-generation celebration of its winemakers, with fancy dress, alpine horns, cows and dancers kicking off a festival that dates back to the 18th century. The three-week Fête des Vignerons, which began in 17...
12:00, 07/19/2019

'A thrill ran through me': your moon landing memories Readers share their memories of a life changing shared experience, including relics and photographs from 1969I was 16 years old, sitting in our huge downstairs recreation room with my parents, my brothers and sister, and many of our closest friends. ...
12:00, 07/19/2019

Mercury 13: the forgotten women of the space race - Science Weekly podcast As the space race heated up in the 1960s, 13 aviators passed the same tests as Nasa’s first astronauts, later going on to be called the Mercury 13. But because they were women, Nasa wouldn’t even consider them. One of those women was Wally Funk, who ...
12:00, 07/19/2019

Streamer Tries To Test PUBG Bug, Accidentally Lands Shot Of A Lifetime Sometimes, there’s just no point in trying—for instance, when you’ve got to nail a shot on a target that’s several football fields’ worth of space away. Luckily for Twitch streamer Jake “ChocoTaco” Throop, he wasn’t trying at all. Or at least, he was...
12:34, 07/19/2019

Qualcomm will appeal €242m EU fine Qualcomm will appeal a €242 million fine handed out by the European Commission (EC) for the abuse of its dominant position in the 3G baseband chip market between 2009 and 2011.A ten-year investigation concluded Qualcomm had sold chips below co...
12:34, 07/19/2019

Google to plug Chrome loophole that exposes Incognito status to sites In Google’s latest blog post, the tech giant has promised to put and end to a loophole in its Chrome web browser that compromised its users' privacy when using its ‘Incognito’ private browsing mode.Currently, websites are ab...
12:34, 07/19/2019

Fujifilm's new XF 16-80mm f/4 R comes with a whopping six stops of stabilization While images of the lens leaked online a day before the official launch, Fujifilm has taken the wraps off the new XF 16-80mm f/4 R OIS WR lens, and it seems this optic could be one of the best Fujinon lenses yet.Weighing in at just 440g, the lens is ...
12:34, 07/19/2019

Budweiser Brewer to Sell Australian Unit to Japan's Asahi Anheuser-Busch InBev agreed to sell its Australian unit for $11.3 billion, including debt, as it pushes forward with an effort to sell assets and pare debt after pulling an initial public offering of its Asia-Pacific businesses....
12:34, 07/19/2019

Cooking Tips: How To Make Restaurant-Style Hakka Noodles At Home (Recipe Video Inside) Noodles, popularly known as chowmein in India, may have been introduced in India by Chinese traders but it has become very much a part of India's gastronomy landscape now....
12:34, 07/19/2019

| 'My entire world was gone' - floods devastate northern Pakistan Once a small cluster of houses stood along a gentle stream in Pakistani Kashmir. Now only jagged rocks and a few damaged homes remain after torrential rains wreaked havoc on the picturesque mountain village in the Laswa Valley....
12:51, 07/19/2019

Just 7% of Canadian exporters familiar with CETA as Trudeau pushes trade diversity: survey The vast majority of exporters, which are positioned to benefit from the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement, could very well be asking: CETA who?...
12:51, 07/19/2019

The day Kieran Trippier met the fitness coach who strikes terror into players | Sid Lowe The England full-back will be working with Oscar Ortega, the Atlético Madrid coach who makes players run until they vomitOscar Ortega has a reputation for being a bit of a sadist. Nicknamed El Profe, the teacher, he is part man, part myth, mixing fea...
13:00, 07/19/2019

Patriotism and soft power: how Egypt sought to gain from Afcon The tournament has been a clear opportunity for Egypt but there is a feeling the past month is best swept under the carpetWhen the curtain falls on Egypt’s Africa Cup of Nations on Friday night, the overwhelming sense among many local residents will ...
13:00, 07/19/2019

CFMoto To Kick Start Online Bookings From August In India The newly launched CFMoto motorcycles will be available for purchase at AMW dealerships coming up in Hyderabad, Bangalore, Mumbai, Pune, and Chennai....
13:17, 07/19/2019

How to request FaceApp to remove your data from its servers Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. FaceApp is the talk of the town right now. Everyone’s trying out this AI-powered app to see how they’ll look whe...
13:34, 07/19/2019

We loved her fiercely: Parents of Iris Goldsmith, 15, tell of their 'spectacular' daughter, who wanted to save the world On Wednesday, family and friends of Iris Goldsmith gathered to say goodbye to the 15-year-old who died in an accident this month. Her parents tell Charlotte Edwardes about their extraordinary daughter...
13:51, 07/19/2019

Stop spread of hatred, Javid appeals as he warns of worst-ever extremism threat Britain is facing its worst-ever threat from extremism, Sajid Javid warned today as he called for a new nationwide effort to counter the spread of hardline and intolerant views....
13:51, 07/19/2019

Remember flip phones? These cellphones and smartphones no longer exist 24/7 Tempo looked at media reports, product reviews, sales data and company websites to identify popular mobile phones that have been discontinued.       ...
14:00, 07/19/2019

Elijah ‘Pumpsie’ Green, Who Integrated the Boston Red Sox, Dies at 85 Jackie Robinson may have been the broken the color barrier in Major League Baseball overall when he took to the field for the Brooklyn Dodgers in April 1947. But it would take a dozen more years, and a baseball player named Elijah “Pumpsie” Green, be...
14:00, 07/19/2019

Angela Merkel says she rejects Trump’s racist remarks, stands ‘in solidarity’ with Ilhan Omar The German chancellor is the latest foreign official to condemn President Trump's comments and show her support for the Somali-born U.S. congresswoman....
14:34, 07/19/2019

EU weighs costs of punishing Poland The EU has given Warsaw two months to show it takes its own judicial independence seriously or risk possible funding cuts in the new EU budget. But would Brussels dare cook a goose that lays the bloc's few golden eggs? ...
14:34, 07/19/2019

Google and Facebook are tracking your porn preferences – even in incognito mode It turns out Google and Facebook are tracking your porn consumption habits big time, and even incognito mode can’t save you from their omnipotent gaze – or so say researchers from Microsoft, Carnegie Mellon University, and University of Pennsylvania....
14:51, 07/19/2019

CHEAP: Tell 360 degree tales of your adventures with $300 off GoPro Fusion Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! So, it’s Friday today. What are your weekend plans? Are you going to be an honorary member of the sloth family and spend the entire weekend on the couch eating fr...
14:51, 07/19/2019

US watchdog preps BitMEX probe over alleged illegal cryptocurrency trade Cryptocurrency exchange BitMEX is being investigated by the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC).  According to Bloomberg, which cites people familiar with the matter, the CFTC is looking into whether BitMEX broke the rules by allowing Amer...
14:51, 07/19/2019

Learn the ins and outs of digital marketing for just $35 Get a heads up on all the strategies needed to sell in the digital space with the training in The Silicon Valley Digital Marketers Bundle. The package is on sale right now at hundreds off the regular price, just $35 from TNW Deals....
14:51, 07/19/2019

You Can Submit These Documents With Form 49A To Get A PAN Card PAN card form 49A: Besides a complete form 49A and two photographs, the applicant is required to also submit documents such as proof of identity, proof of address and proof of date of birth (DoB). For......
14:51, 07/19/2019

How To Change Address In Your Aadhaar Card Online Aadhaar card update online: An online facility provided by the UIDAI enables Aadhaar holders to make changes to the address fed into its database using an OTP- or one-time passcode-based verification......
14:51, 07/19/2019

Buy Canfin Homes; Sell Sun Pharma, Cholamandalam: Choice Broking Share Market News: Choice Broking recommends selling Sun Pharma shares in the range of Rs 429 and up to Rs 432 for downside target of Rs 412 with stop loss at Rs 438....
14:51, 07/19/2019

The pioneering female photographer Ida Wyman – in pictures The US documentarian has died aged 93. A member of the influential Photo League cooperative in New York, she believed that ‘photos could be used to effect change’. At a time when few women pursued a career in the industry, she worked on photo essays ...
15:00, 07/19/2019

Why the Democratic Debates Are Starting to Feel Like a Reality Show The Democratic National Committee has all but encouraged performative breakout moments, and candidates must try to go viral or risk being left behind....
15:00, 07/19/2019

India Drops 3 Places in Mobile, Fixed Broadband Speeds in June: Ookla India's ranking in terms of mobile Internet and fixed broadband speed declined by three places in June to 74th and 126th positions respectively, a report by Ookla said on Friday....
15:00, 07/19/2019

Mobile Phones a Flight Danger? They Are on These Boeing Jets US government officials in 2014 revealed an alarming safety issue: Passenger cellphones and other types of radio signals could pose a crash threat to some models of Boeing 737 and 777 airplanes....
15:00, 07/19/2019

Man on the moon? Why we said Apollo 11 was an empty, obsessional quest New Scientist was opposed to the Apollo missions from the start, and complained for decades that the money to send people into space was being wasted. Why were we so grumpy and pessimistic about putting a man on the moon?...
15:00, 07/19/2019

| Vos wins women's La Course ahead of Tour de France stage Dutch cyclist Marianne Vos won La Course race around Pau on Friday after a steep climb towards the finish line took Australia's Amanda Spratt out of the reckoning....
15:17, 07/19/2019

UPDATE 1-Kansas City Southern profit beats on cost controls Kansas City Southern reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit, as cost controls helped the U.S. railroad to make up for flat carload volume amid concerns of slowing economic growth....
15:17, 07/19/2019

Brazil's Banco Inter launches $285 mln share offering - filing Brazilian digital lender Banco Inter SA has officially launched a 1.06 billion reais ($285 million) share offering to raise capital, according to a securities filing on Friday....
15:17, 07/19/2019

CORRECTED-Shareholders in Brazilian reinsurer IRB raise $2 bln in offering -source Brazilian reinsurer IRB Brasil Resseguros SA set its price per share at 88 reais in a secondary share offering late on Thursday, two sources with knowledge of the matter said....
15:17, 07/19/2019

World leaders, Apple CEO offer tributes to Japanese studio after attack Tributes to the Japanese animation studio ravaged in a suspected arson attack lit up social media on Friday, with world leaders and Apple Inc's chief executive offering condolences to the families of the 33 people who were killed....
15:17, 07/19/2019

What would go in the Rihanna museum? The prime minister of Barbados hopes to mark the musician’s legacy with a special exhibitionIt has been three long years since Rihanna last released an album but, in that time, she has become even harder to avoid. Which is saying something when you c...
15:17, 07/19/2019

Big Little Lies: has season two really been a screaming great flop? Fuelled by reports about behind-the-scenes turmoil, armchair experts have torn into the returning HBO drama. But is it really as bad as people say?It is a truth universally acknowledged that – as reliably as Renata Klein sets off any metal detector s...
15:17, 07/19/2019

Debt-laden Anheuser-Busch InBev's stock jumps after it agrees to sell its Australian unit Shares of Anheuser-Busch InBev jumped Friday morning after the company confirmed the sale of its Australian business, a week after it called off the initial public offering of its Asian business....
15:17, 07/19/2019

All-new electric Fiat 500 spied testing ahead of 2020 reveal Electric variant of next-generation Fiat 500 is undergoing testing ahead of a Geneva motor show reveal An all-new electric Fiat 500 city car, the 500e, has been spied testing in California, ahead of its launch at the Geneva motor show in 2020. The ...
15:17, 07/19/2019

Google's $10 Stadia Pro plan includes one free game per month During a Reddit "Ask me Anything" session, Director of Product Andrey Doronichev dished some more details about Google's Stadia online gaming service coming in November. Questions covered number of subjects, from social features to technical det...
15:34, 07/19/2019

Orlando won't use Amazon's facial recognition software anymore Orlando has canceled Amazon's facial recognition pilot following a series of technical problems and other issues, according to Orlando Weekly. The city started testing the facial recognition software -- which, according to a study, shows gender ...
15:34, 07/19/2019

Autoliv slashes full-year outlook after Q2 profit slide Autoliv said it was stepping up actions to curb costs, which included plans to cut about 5 percent of its workforce and implement a sharper purchasing process. During the quarter, it cut 1,200 jobs....
15:51, 07/19/2019

Miley Cyrus invites Britney Spears over to twerk in new Instagram video Cyrus shouted out Spears on her IG Stories, with the 37-year-old star herself an expert in posting dancing clips to Instagram.        ...
15:51, 07/19/2019

A fast-growing web of Amazon-owned doorbell cameras is raising privacy fears Critics complain police partnerships with the doorbell camera company Ring is turning neighborhoods into places of constant surveillance.       ...
16:00, 07/19/2019

India's Priyanka stopped from visiting site of deadly shooting as tensions flare Indian police on Friday stopped opposition leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra from visiting a village where 10 tribal people were gunned down this week over a land dispute, officials said, fuelling political divisions....
16:17, 07/19/2019

Fed rate cut bets buoy stocks, dollar steadies Global stocks rose on Friday as investors firmed up bets on a U.S. interest rate cut at the end of July after a speech by a top Federal Reserve official further cemented expectations for one, fuelling appetite for risky assets and capping the dollar....
16:34, 07/19/2019

Beyoncé: The Lion King: The Gift review – superstar shows impeccable taste Her solo numbers are of varying quality, but Beyoncé gives a valuable platform to African artists in this collaborative Disney spinoff(Columbia Records)At first glance, The Lion King: The Gift doesn’t look like a new Beyoncé album so much as a demons...
16:51, 07/19/2019

Myth-busting Midsommar: why today's shockers need to do more with folk horror Directors are once more turning to pagan rituals for frighteners, but cleverly researched storylines don’t make for effective horrorIf the low-budget indie horror Midsommar is to be believed, the prescribed medication for the traumatised American is ...
16:51, 07/19/2019

'The Discord Is The Church:' A Place For Gamers To Worship A few months ago, I was watching streamer Matt Souza play Fortnite on a custom server while I played along with his community, GodSquad Church. With a laptop earbud in one ear and my PC headset over another, I landed randomly on a hilltop near Polar ...
16:51, 07/19/2019

Pochettino admits he may have quit if Spurs had won the Champions League "Mauricio Pochettino has admitted that he may have quit as Spurs boss if the club had won the Champions League final, saying that he loves a “big and difficult challenge”."...
16:51, 07/19/2019

Bentley Flying Spur First Edition packs unique trim and kit British brand celebrates the launch of its new luxury saloon with £200,000 limited-edition variant Bentley has revealed the limited-run First Edition version of its new Flying Spur saloon, which includes unique design elements to mark it out from th...
17:00, 07/19/2019

Former Minister Disses Darwin's Theory, Says "We Are Children Of Rishis" A former Union Minister's comments doubting Darwin's theory of evolution caused a bit of a kerfuffle in parliament today. Satya Pal Singh, a senior BJP lawmaker, declared in the Lok Sabha that he......
17:00, 07/19/2019

Nepal Can Reap Huge Benefits From India's Economic Growth: Indian Envoy Nepal can reap huge benefits from the steady economic growth of India, which is poised to be a $5 trillion economy by 2025, Indian Ambassador to Nepal Manjeev Singh Puri has said....
17:00, 07/19/2019

Garib Rath Train Restored On Two Routes, Says Railways The Railway Ministry on Friday rolled back its decision to replace services of Garib Rath in Kathgodam-Jammu and Kathgodam-Kanpur route by mail or express trains, and the services of the low-cost......
17:00, 07/19/2019

Black Magic, Lemons Discussed During Karnataka Floor Test Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy hit back at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) after its leaders accused his brother and a minister in the cabinet HD Revanna of doing black magic. The BJP made......
17:00, 07/19/2019

"Shouldn't Happen In Future": Why Venkaiah Naidu Warned Minister After Prime Minister Narendra Modi disapproved of ministers skipping parliament duty and asked for the names of absentees to be sent to him every evening, Rajya Sabha Chairperson M Venkaiah Naidu......
17:00, 07/19/2019

Scarlett Keeling Case: High Court Awards 10-Year Jail To Samson D'Souza The Bombay High Court in Goa on Friday convicted Samson D'Souza, a beach shack worker accused of sexually assaulting 15-year-old British teenager Scarlett Keeling and leaving her to die at Goa's......
17:00, 07/19/2019

China gears up for Nasdaq-style tech market More than 100 firms have applied to list on the STAR market, which is expected to channel billions to the tech sector. China's past failures at creating its own Nasdaq are prompting some investors to tread with caution....
17:00, 07/19/2019

Fake Office 365 site installs malware as browser update Microsoft users have been warned to watch out for a fake Office 365 site which is pushing malware disguised as a software update.The site, discovered by researchers at MalwareHunterTeam, is designed to resemble a Microsoft-owned site, and even contai...
17:17, 07/19/2019

A first Tour at 32: Rookie Canadian savoring every moment If there was a smiley-face jersey for the happiest rider at the Tour de France, Canadian Mike Woods would be in the running for it       ...
17:17, 07/19/2019

Ex-Giants offensive lineman Mitch Petrus dies of heat stroke Officials say former New York Giants offensive lineman Mitch Petrus has died in Arkansas of apparent heat stroke       ...
17:17, 07/19/2019

De Ligt not fazed by price tag after Juventus move Juventus new signing Matthijs de Ligt is not fazed at becoming the most expensive defender in Serie A history at the age of 19       ...
17:17, 07/19/2019

UK’s home secretary calls for calming of political rhetoric Britain’s home secretary has pleaded for the calming of extreme political rhetoric and empathized with four U.S. congresswomen of color who were the target of President Donald Trump’s tweets...
17:34, 07/19/2019

UPDATE 3-Barrick set to take full control of Acacia after raising bid Barrick Gold Corp has struck a deal to buy out its fellow shareholders in Acacia Mining with a higher bid than originally proposed, raising expectations Acacia's long-running tax dispute with the Tanzanian government will finally be resolved....
17:34, 07/19/2019

Cameroon conservationists heal endangered African gray parrots Conservationists in Cameroon are trying to save the endangered African gray parrot, one of the world's most trafficked animals because of its skill at mimicking human speech....
17:51, 07/19/2019

Meteo France revises June record temperature to 46 degrees Celsius The highest temperature in France was 46 degrees Celsius on June 28 at Verargues in the south of France, meteorological service Meteo France said on Friday, following analysis of data collected from other stations....
17:51, 07/19/2019

Staying mainly dry through the first half of the weekend TUCSON –  Another dry, sunny and hot day in Southern Arizona. The trend for storms south and east of Tucson continues today with a better chance for the rest of us by the end of the weekend! Today: Most stay dry, sunny and hot today. High: 10...
17:51, 07/19/2019

Will you please just go draw a penis at DoNotDrawAPenis.com? Back in 2016, Google launched an AI experiment called Quick, Draw! that guessed what users were doodling in real-time. The game listed an item to draw and you’d doodle it as the neural network would digitally shout answers to try and correctly guess ...
18:00, 07/19/2019

Jeffrey Epstein must remain in jail until his trial, judge rules A federal judge on Thursday ordered Jeffrey Epstein, who is accused of sexually abusing dozens of underage girls, to remain in jail pending trial, rejecting the multimillionaire's request to return to his Upper East Side mansion under supervision....
18:00, 07/19/2019

2 South African Presidents Are Called to Account on Corruption President Cyril Ramaphosa was accused on Friday of misleading Parliament about a campaign donation after his predecessor, Jacob Zuma, was called to testify in a corruption hearing....
18:17, 07/19/2019

Blast at Kabul University kills eight, injures 33 A powerful bomb blast outside the gates of Kabul University in the Afghan capital on Friday killed at least eight people and wounded 33, as students and lawyers waited to take an examination, officials said....
18:17, 07/19/2019

Here’s what we’ve left behind on the Moon More than 413,000 pounds: That’s the estimated total weight of all man-made items left on the moon since Apollo 11 astronauts became the first to land there in 1969. This “lunar litter,” as documentary filmmaker Arlen Parsa called it in his 2012 shor...
18:34, 07/19/2019

North Dakota Wants the $38M It Set on Fire Policing the Pipeline Protests Back On Thursday, North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem sued the United States government for $38 million in funds to recoup the taxpayer money the state poured into policing Indigenous protesters over the site of the Dakota Access Pipeline. If on...
18:51, 07/19/2019

Moderate Democratic Governors Are Worried About All the Wrong Things It is a day that ends in ‘y’, so we have another article about how Democrats are flubbing 2020 by not doing exactly what Hillary Clinton did in 2016, which, as we all know, worked....
18:51, 07/19/2019

I learned 3 valuable lessons from this new pesto cookbook You may raise an eyebrow at single-subject cookbooks: “Am I really going to make enough cake pops to justify an entire book on the subject?” (I owned the cake pop cookbook. I made them once and donated the book thereafter.)...
19:00, 07/19/2019

Donate Your Old Android Phone to Help Lemur Research If you have an Android phone you aren’t using anymore, don’t let it collect dust in a drawer. Donate it to the Duke Lemur Center, which will be more than happy to use it to learn more about lemurs’ ability to perceive colors....
19:00, 07/19/2019

No, a love for Tupac wasn't why an Iowa official was ousted, governor's office says Attention on Jerry Foxhoven's fandom of Tupac and whether it caused his ouster as DHS director caught the internet's imagination.        ...
19:17, 07/19/2019

Walmart announces executive shuffle to further integrate stores and digital Walmart is making further organizational changes to further integrate its store and digital operations and leadership, according to a memo obtained by CNBC that was sent by CEO Doug McMillon to the retailer's employees....
19:17, 07/19/2019

Jordan Spieth has a chance to be Jordan Spieth again He knows how to win majors. He has played two good rounds at Royal Portrush, despite not hitting the ball all that well. Can muscle memory help him overcome his weekend struggles and be a major winner again?...
19:34, 07/19/2019

A$AP Rocky to remain in detention after Swedish court grants prosecutor's request American rapper A$AP Rocky will remain in prison for another week to allow prosecutors to finish their investigation into an assault that took place in June, a Swedish court has ruled....
19:34, 07/19/2019

Two Afghans Among 5 Arrested In Delhi With Heroin Worth Rs 600 Crore Five persons, including two Afghan nationals, were arrested and heroin worth about Rs 600 crore in the international market was seized from them, police said Friday....
19:34, 07/19/2019

Chess: Rausis’s cheating puts rankings rise and Sunningdale 2011 in spotlight The grandmaster admitted consulting a phone in a toilet at the Strasbourg Open and now an earlier game is under closer scrutinyIgors Rausis, at 58 the oldest among the world top 100 grandmasters, was last week caught analysing in the toilet during hi...
19:51, 07/19/2019

The 50 best deals from the epic Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Nordstrom's huge annual sale is here and you can save big money on top-rated clothing, shoes, accessories and more.       ...
20:00, 07/19/2019

About 3,100 federal inmates to be released early under new U.S. law Roughly 3,100 U.S. inmates, including many convicted of drug offenses, will be released early from federal prisons for good behavior under a criminal justice reform law signed last year by President Donald Trump, the Justice Department said on Friday...
20:00, 07/19/2019

11,000 hours of unheard mission control audio restored for Apollo 11 50th anniversary A Sundance Film Festival award-winning film titled "Apollo 11" helped kick off the 50th anniversary celebration of the Apollo 11 mission Thursday night....
20:17, 07/19/2019

PlayStation VR 2 will be great, but don’t be fooled — it won’t be cheap A report this week suggested that Sony will load up the PSVR 2 with the latest tech at a low price point. Here's the reality on virtual reality.Read More...
20:17, 07/19/2019

Feds find ‘El Chapo’-branded drug packages in $5M heroin bust Three alleged drug dealers were busted in the Bronx with $5 million worth of heroin — including packages branded with the name “El Chapo,” officials announced Friday. “The successful investigation announced today disrupted the flow ...
20:34, 07/19/2019

Spence School says judge shouldn’t mete out discipline in suit over ‘racist’ student The tony Spence School says it’s not right for a judge to be making educational and disciplinary decisions that should be settled by a principal, according to their response to a suit by the family of a student who says she was unfairly labeled...
20:34, 07/19/2019

UPDATE 2-Heat wave gripping eastern, central U.S. to intensify over weekend A massive heat wave that has enveloped the U.S. Midwest pushed into the Northeast on Friday, ushering in temperatures that could top 100 degrees Fahrenheit (38°C) in Washington, D.C., and prompting utilities to take steps to prevent power outages....
20:34, 07/19/2019

UPDATE 4-Schlumberger names new CEO as North American business faces softer demand Oilfield firm Schlumberger NV on Friday named Chief Operating Officer Olivier Le Peuch as its chief executive as the company looks to shore up its world-leading position in oil and gas technology services....
20:34, 07/19/2019

U.S. and Iran Clash Over Claim U.S. Warship Downed Iranian Drone (WASHINGTON) — Iran and the United States emphatically disagreed Friday over Washington’s claim that a U.S. warship downed an Iranian drone near the Persian Gulf. American officials said they used electronic jamming to bring down the unma...
20:51, 07/19/2019

Fort Lauderdale water service restored, but another interruption 'very possible' Water service was restored to the city of Fort Lauderdale and surrounding areas Friday after a temporary repair was made to a major water main damaged by a construction crew.        ...
20:51, 07/19/2019

American soldier gets surprise from his parents following emotional homecoming A U.S. soldier who was reunited with his younger brothers and sister this week after returning home from Afghanistan got a surprise himself from his parents – a newly-restored Jeep....
21:17, 07/19/2019

Dems ask whether DOJ memo prevented prosecuting Trump for hush payments House Democrats want to know whether a decades-old Justice Department prohibition on indicting a sitting president played a role in federal prosecutors’ decision not to criminally charge President Donald Trump over hush money payments that he directe...
21:34, 07/19/2019

Notorious Genovese boss’ son gets prison for shakedown of union official Vinny “The Chin” Gigante’s love child, who is a reputed high-level wiseguy in the Genovese crime family, was handed a two-year prison sentence on Friday for what prosecutors described as a 16-year shakedown of a union official. The sentence for Vince...
21:51, 07/19/2019

|Transnet:Itwilltake2weekstoclearbacklogfromNgqurastrike Transnet anticipates that it will take close to two weeks to clear the backlog at Ngqura Container Terminal, which has seen unprotected industrial action....
21:51, 07/19/2019

|Tesla’ssurprise$6410pricecutsparksarantfromonedevotee Soon after Tesla cleaved the cost of the Model 3, an owner on one of the company’s online forums started a thread with a tongue-in-cheek initial post: “Let the whining begin!”...
21:51, 07/19/2019

Instagram expands hiding ‘likes’ to make you happier Getty Images SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Instagram is expanding a test to hide how many “likes” people’s posts receive as it tries to combat criticism that such counts hurt mental health and make people feel bad when comparing themselves t...
22:17, 07/19/2019

Once Shunned by Trump, Pakistan Now an Ally in Taliban Talks Pakistan is now cooperating with U.S. to help pressure the Taliban to strike a peace deal in Afghanistan, with the aim of extricating the U.S. from its longest war....
22:17, 07/19/2019

Trump praises 'incredible' crowd who chanted 'send her back' at Ilhan Omar – live President abandons disavowal of racist chants aimed at the congresswoman, saying ‘she’s lucky to be where she is’Sign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 9.13pm BST Trump said he and Kanye West had talked about rapper A$AP Rocky, who has...
22:17, 07/19/2019

| 'Discrimination' victim Tatishvili wins prize money appeal Anna Tatishvili, who was stripped of her prize money at Roland Garros for "not playing at a professional standard", has had her punishment overturned....
22:17, 07/19/2019

Jonah Keri arrested for making death threats, assaulting wife: police Baseball writer Jonah Keri was detained Thursday and released Friday morning for an alleged assault on his wife, per CTV News in Montreal. Keri, best known for his advocacy of returning baseball to Montreal and Tim Raines’ Hall of Fame bid, rep...
22:34, 07/19/2019

College football: Take the over with Miami Hurricanes It typically is not recommended to go Over on season wins with a first-year and especially a first-time head coach, but Manny Diaz has been a successful defensive coordinator the last three years at Miami and knows his personnel on that side of the b...
22:34, 07/19/2019