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Himalayan highs … and lows: trekking in Nepal

Big skies and golden eagles aside, without the training even Nepal’s ‘easiest’ hike is a challenge. But the mountains still work their magic on our writerOn the second mo...

Himalayan highs … and lows: trekking in Nepal

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8, Including Toddler, Die Collecting "Himalayan Viagra" In Nepal At least eight people died while collecting rare medicinal fungus Yarsagumba, popularly known as the "Himalayan viagra", in Nepal's Dolpa district, police said in Kathmandu on Thursday....
18:00, 06/06/2019

Pogba's highs and lows since returning to Man Utd "Paul Pogba is at the centre of attention again after an apparent verbal altercation with Manchester United fans following their season-ending 2-0 defeat to Cardiff."...
18:51, 05/13/2019

April Lows, May Highs in Treasuries: What's Next? Dana Weeks talks to EWI Analyst Jordan Kotick about the April low in Treasuries, how to follow the yield curve, and exactly which Treasury instrument he's got his eye on now....
21:17, 05/23/2019

Theresa May's last day as Tory leader: PM's highs and lows It started with a pledge on the steps of Downing Street to tackle "burning injustices", but Brexit sapped her energy and her time in office ended with an emotional goodbye....
06:34, 06/07/2019

The Highs And Lows Of Spilling Drinks On Your Laptop A laptop computer is an amazing confluence of technology, condensing an entire desktop full of hardware into a compact space. That space is an easy target for a cup of coffee or can of soda, and there’s nothing quite like watching liquid pour into se...
03:00, 07/13/2019

Inside look at the highs and lows of Mets’ miraculous 1969 This is part of a series honoring the 50th anniversary of the 1969 Miracle Mets. Here’s a timeline of all the key moments during that dream season: The Mets entered the 1969 season merely hoping to play .500 baseball after winning a club-record...
08:00, 06/28/2019

YouTube Fame's Highs and Lows: One Family's Experience The McClures of New Jersey, aka the ‘McClure Twins Family,’ catapulted to YouTube stardom three years ago, then soon discovered the downside of internet fame....
15:34, 07/02/2019

Theresa May's resigns as Tory leader: PM's highs and lows It started with a pledge on the steps of Downing Street to tackle "burning injustices", but Brexit sapped her energy and her time in office ended with an emotional goodbye....
11:51, 06/09/2019

F1 2019 simulates the highs and lows of motorsport, on and off the track F1 2019 has arrived a few months earlier than F1 games in years past. I think there are enough meaningful improvements to warrant a purchase. [credit: Codemasters ] ...
04:17, 06/27/2019

The highs and lows of fans watching the Africa Cup of Nations "If football was a president we would have a peaceful and exciting country," - the words of a young South Africa fan speaking to Reuters while watching his team play in the Africa Cup of Nations perfectly capture the unifying force of the world's mos...
13:51, 07/18/2019

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: highs, lows and moments of mayhem From basketball-style thrillers to great goals and Algeria’s final triumph we pick the highlights from a hectic tournamentAlgeria’s quarter-final victory against Ivory Coast felt like two top sides going head to head, the tension cranking up after Jo...
21:34, 07/20/2019

Trump report card: Highs for the economy, lows for immigration This week’s White House Report Card finds President Trump more confident of his reelection plans due to the squabbling among Democrats shown in two nights of debates and a strong economy....
23:34, 06/29/2019

Yakuza Kiwami 2 Has Some Of The Series' Highest Highs And Lowest Lows Sega’s been giving out Yakuza games like candy, and I am not complaining. Last year, Yakuza Kiwami’s remaster of the first game helped new fans experience an old class. Now, we have Yakuza Kiwami 2 and while not everything from the old game holds up,...
19:34, 05/09/2019

New Maradona film tracks highs and lows, intimate family moments A new documentary about soccer great Diego Maradona shines a light on intimate moments with his family and teammates through previously unseen footage that capture the giddy highs and also the lows of his rollercoaster career....
18:51, 05/20/2019

Premier League 2018-19: the highs and lows of the season – video review Liverpool's attempt to dethrone Manchester City as Premier League champions ended in failure with the reigning champions completing the season with one more point than their title rivals.City claimed 98 points, just two shy of last season's record-br...
00:17, 05/13/2019

Maurizio Sarri: a look back at the Italian's highs and lows at Chelsea – video Maurizio Sarri has joined Juventus on a three-year contract after securing his release from Chelsea. The 60-year-old had a turbulent tenure as manager, winning the Europa League in a comfortable 4-1 victory over Arsenal and suffering the Blues’ worst...
22:34, 06/16/2019

Women’s World Cup 2019: Guardian writers pick their highs and lows From kindly taxi drivers to the great goals, games and Megan Rapinoe, our writers tell all about their month in FranceMatch of the tournament England 1-2 USA. Yes, England lost and, on balance, they deserved to be defeated but it was tense and tight ...
01:51, 07/09/2019

Nepal To Begin Construction Of Railways Linking Nepal With India, China President Bidhya Devi Bhandari on Friday said that Nepal is planning to start construction of railways linking Kathmandu with India and China within two years....
05:34, 05/04/2019

Trekking Through a Mysterious, Mesmerizing Old World This village-to-village trek in Georgia’s Caucasus Mountains zigzags through medieval farmsteads and scenery so distracting you’re liable to veer off course....
18:17, 05/02/2019

How to Pick the Right Trekking Poles For Hiking When you’re hiking for a long time over uneven ground, a good trekking stick can can ease the burden on your legs and back. However, not all sticks are the same. Here’s the criteria you can use to pick the perfect walking stick for your hike....
02:17, 06/12/2019

Africans among migrants trekking to Mexican border — in record numbers More than 500 African migrants were found walking in groups across the Rio Grande — more than double the total of 211 African migrants who were detained by the Border Patrol along the U.S.-Mexico border in the 2018 fiscal year....
06:51, 06/17/2019

Ground Team Trekking To AN-32 Crash Site To Recover Bodies: Air Force The operation to retrieve the bodies of the 13 Air Force personnel, on board the ill-fated AN-32 aircraft that crashed in Arunachal Pradesh, remained suspended today, even as a ground team comprising......
22:34, 06/18/2019

Himalayan ice melting at 'scary' levels Using old spy images, scientists have revealed that glaciers are melting at an alarming rate. The only way to avert a huge natural disaster, they warn, would be to cool the earth's temperatures....
08:00, 06/20/2019

300 Himalayan yaks die of starvation in India's northeast Authorities say at least 300 rare Himalayan yaks have died of starvation in the high mountains in the northeastern Indian state of Sikkim, close to the border with China....
17:51, 05/11/2019

Stock Up on Trendy Himalayan Salt Lamps For Less Himalayan salt lamps are all the rage these days. If you’ve been thinking of trying the trend, today’s a good day to do it. Amazon is discounting several different salt lamp styles and sizes, along with other spa-like salt products, in the Gold Box t...
03:00, 05/04/2019

A Deadly Himalayan Avalanche Hit 8 Climbers. One Was Filming. A search for a group missing on India’s second-highest peak since late May recovered seven bodies and a helmet camera appearing to show their final moments....
15:51, 07/09/2019

Five bodies found in Himalayan search for climbers The Indian Air Force said Monday five bodies were spotted in the Himalayas believed to be part of a group of eight climbers, including two Americans, who had started climbing an unscaled peak in the region on May 13....
18:34, 06/03/2019

Indian pilots fly over Himalayan peak looking for 8 climbers NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian air force pilots were flying over an uncharted section of a Himalayan mountain to search for eight climbers missing a week. The third day of the search on Monday was taking place in the northern state of Uttarakhand after four...
10:00, 06/03/2019

India looks to recover bodies on Himalayan mountain Indian officials were working on a plan to retrieve five bodies believed to be mountaineers from a team of international climbers that went missing on a notoriously dangerous Himalayan mountain...
07:34, 06/05/2019

Himalayan glaciers melting far faster this century: study Himalayan glaciers have been melting twice as fast since the start of this century, underscoring the threat the climate crisis poses to water supplies for hundreds of millions of people across Asia, according to a study published on Wednesday....
10:51, 06/20/2019

35 dead after minibus plunges off Himalayan mountain road SRINAGAR, India — An overcrowded minibus crashed into a gorge in Indian-controlled Kashmir on Monday, killing at least 35 people and injuring another 17, officials said. The bus plunged off the Himalayan mountain road as its driver negotiated a curve...
14:00, 07/01/2019

Bodies of 7 missing climbers on Himalayan mountain recovered, officials say Indian paramilitary soldiers on Sunday reached the bodies of seven of eight members of an international climbing team that went missing on the country’s second-highest mountain, officials said....
10:51, 06/24/2019

Video shows final moments of Himalayan climbers before their deaths Indian officials released video stored on a 'memory video device' containing the final moments of climbers who perished in the Indian Himalayas.        ...
00:34, 07/10/2019

Hero XPulse vs Royal Enfield Himalayan: It Takes Two To Tango Yes! It is not exactly an apples to apples comparison. However, the Hero XPulse and the Royal Enfield Himalayan are purpose built, for fun! We rode these two bikes, had a tonne of fun and beat our......
14:51, 07/04/2019

Indian pilots continue search for missing Himalayan climbers NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian air force pilots have resumed a search over a Himalayan mountain for a team of mostly foreign climbers missing since late May. The fourth day of the search on Tuesday was taking place in the northern state of Uttarakhand after...
12:34, 06/04/2019

Declassified satellite images show how Himalayan glaciers have shrunk Enlarge / The researchers built 3D landscapes from spy satellite images like this one from the border between eastern Nepal and Sikkim, India, in 1975. (credit: Josh Maurer/LDEO) The glaciers of the Himalayas are beautiful pieces of the unique land...
00:51, 06/20/2019

Himalayan glacier melting doubled since 2000, spy satellites show Ice losses indicate ‘devastating’ future for region and 1 billion people who depend on it for waterThe melting of Himalayan glaciers has doubled since the turn of the century, with more than a quarter of all ice lost over the last four decades, scien...
20:51, 06/19/2019

Decades of spy satellite images help track melting Himalayan glaciers You don't need cutting-edge satellite data to make sense of Earth's changing climate. Researchers have published a study of melting Himalayan glaciers that takes advantage of 40 years' worth of satellite imagery posted by the US Geolo...
10:34, 06/20/2019

India rescuers search for missing climbers on Himalayan peak An Indian official says rescuers are trying to find eight mostly foreign mountaineers who went missing while attempting to scale India’s second-highest mountain...
12:17, 06/02/2019

Rescue chopper unable to reach bodies on Himalayan mountain Indian officials on Wednesday were reconsidering a plan to retrieve five bodies believed to be members of a team of international climbers that went missing on a notoriously dangerous Himalayan mountain that a rescue helicopter was unable to reach....
13:00, 06/05/2019

Video Footage Shows Himalayan Climbers’ Last Moments Before Deadly Avalanche A group of eight climbers making their way up a Himalayan peak are seen roped together, trudging over a snow-covered path in their last moments before being hit by a deadly avalanche. Video footage released by the Indo-Tibetan Border Police shows sev...
18:34, 07/10/2019

India halts attempt to retrieve climbers' bodies on Himalayan mountain Officials in India had to scuttle an attempt on Wednesday to retrieve five bodies believed to be members of an international climbing team that went missing on the country's second-highest mountain after a rescue helicopter was unable to reach them....
19:51, 06/05/2019

Final footage of climbers who died on Himalayan mountain in India revealed The haunting final footage of a doomed group of international climbers who perished on India's second-highest mountain was released by authorities on Monday....
02:17, 07/10/2019

Himalayan glacier melt has doubled over the past 40 years, satellites show Glaciers in the Himalayas are melting at double the pace, according to researchers who have used Cold War spy satellite images to compare the conditions back then to now. Scientists compared old photographs of glaciers taken during a US spy program w...
18:00, 06/20/2019

| Indian team treks to find missing climbers on Himalayan slope Indian mountaineers began a dangerous trek toward an isolated Himalayan slope in a bid to find the bodies of eight climbers feared killed by an avalanche....
07:51, 06/11/2019

Meet the young leader helping rural Himalayan communities thrive Mountain Resiliency Project founder Tsechu Dolma is committed to strengthening vulnerable communities like the one in which she was raised Continue reading......
18:34, 05/07/2019

Glaciers, goodbye? Himalayan ice melt has doubled in recent years, old spy images confirm Picture 3 million swimming pools full of water. That's how much ice melts from glaciers in the Himalayas each year, and climate change is the primary cause.        ...
01:51, 06/20/2019

A parade of lows keeps those temps low TUCSON – A wind advisory is active until 7 pm in areas north of Tucson. Some regions have recorded 50 mph wind gusts. Here in Tucson we didn’t quite meet the criteria of a wind advisory, but have been quite breezy with gusts close to 35...
11:00, 05/17/2019

Oil prices extend gains, move further away from 5-mth lows Oil prices rose around 1% on Friday to move further away from five-month lows hit earlier in the week, buoyed by a report that Washington could postpone trade tariffs on Mexico and signs OPEC and other producers may extend crude supply cuts....
05:34, 06/07/2019

Global Bond Yields Hit Multiyear Lows Government bond yields around the world plumbed new multiyear lows, a sign of growing investor worries that global economic growth is poised to weaken....
23:17, 05/28/2019

Amount of Floating Antarctic Ice Plunges to Record Lows (WASHINGTON) — The amount of ice circling Antarctica is suddenly plunging from a record high to record lows, baffling scientists. Floating ice off the southern continent steadily increased from 1979 and hit a record high in 2014. But three year...
02:17, 07/02/2019

B.C. snowpacks near 40-year lows prompting drought fears The B.C. River Forecast Centre says snow levels have dropped significantly since the beginning of the month due to persistently hot weather and rapid melt....
22:34, 05/22/2019

Government Bond Yields Fall To New Multiyear Lows Investors around the world flocked to the safety of government bonds, dragging yields to 20-month lows after a Trump administration plan to raise tariffs on Mexico boosted concerns that trade tensions would curtail global growth....
06:34, 06/01/2019

Europe rallies as bond yields plough new lows Action on world markets focused on bonds on Wednesday, with a fresh slide in benchmark debt yields on simmering global trade war and recession fears, central bank easing bets and ebbing oil prices....
14:00, 07/03/2019

METALS-Trade war drags copper to 4-month lows Copper prices fell on Wednesday to a four-month low as an intensifying trade dispute between the United States and China drove industrial metals broadly lower....
15:00, 05/22/2019

Asian stocks off four-month lows, but Huawei row weighs Asian shares won some respite on Tuesday after Washington temporarily eased trade restrictions imposed last week on China's Huawei, although fears of a further escalation in tensions kept investors on edge....
09:51, 05/21/2019

Apex Legends looks in trouble as revenue drops to new lows Apex Legends is slipping quite considerably, at least in terms of revenue, according to new figures for April, indicating that the game only made a fraction of the amount it did during the first month.According to SuperData, a gaming-focused analytic...
20:00, 05/23/2019

Bonds rebound from lows as markets re-assess presidential race While some investors stress that the opposition Peronist movement is now more likely to win the election, others argued Fernández de Kirchner’s decision is a slight positive....
06:51, 05/21/2019

'Super Mario' shock: euro slides, yields hit new lows The euro took a beating and German bond yields hit a fresh record low on Tuesday in reaction to European Central Bank President Mario Draghi's comments indicating a possibility of new rate cuts or asset purchases....
15:17, 06/18/2019

Nordstrom's earnings are coming as the stock trades near 3-year lows (JWN) Elaine Thompson/AP Photos Nordstrom is set to report first-quarter earnings on Tuesday afternoon. The stock has been a major underperformer, trading near its lowest level since June 2016. Ahead of the report, a Credit Suisse analyst called the compa...
00:00, 05/22/2019

European shares rebound from 2-month lows after trade sell-off European shares bounced in early trading on Tuesday after hitting two-month lows a day earlier as comments overnight from Washington and Beijing helped soothe investor worries about a deepening trade row and defy a heavy sell-off on Wall Street....
12:00, 05/14/2019

Asian shares off four-month lows, but Huawei row casts shadow Asian shares won some respite on Tuesday after Washington temporarily eased trade restrictions imposed last week on China's Huawei, although fears of a further escalation in tensions kept investors on edge....
06:17, 05/21/2019

Oil falls to two-mth lows on small U.S. crude stock draw, trade war worries Oil prices fell almost 4% to their lowest in over two months on a smaller-than-expected decline in U.S. crude inventories and fears of a global economic slowdown due to the U.S.-China trade war....
22:17, 05/30/2019

Hong Kong leads Asian stocks lower, oil near five-month lows Asian shares were led lower on Thursday as the Hong Kong market fell for second consecutive session following a day of massive street protests, while oil prices flirted with five-month lows due to higher U.S. crude inventories and a bleak demand outl...
08:17, 06/13/2019

German bond yields at record lows amid recession fears Growing concerns of a protracted trade conflict are forcing investors to take refuge in the safe haven asset despite negative returns. Is the global economy staring at a recession?...
03:00, 06/05/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian stocks off 4-month lows, but Huawei row weighs Asian shares won some respite on Tuesday after Washington temporarily eased trade restrictions imposed last week on China's Huawei, although fears of a further escalation in tensions kept investors on edge....
08:51, 05/21/2019

Foot Locker is kicked to the curb, and one technical analyst says it's on track for new lows Foot Locker got roughed up last week. Charts suggest it could see short-lived relief, but beware a fake rally, says Piper Jaffray's Craig Johnson....
15:17, 05/28/2019

European shares bounce off six week lows on trade deal hopes European shares strengthened on Friday, recovering from six weeks lows, as investors hoped that United States and China would still be able to resolve their trade dispute, even as a planned U.S. tariff hike on Chinese imports took effect....
12:34, 05/10/2019

METALS-Shanghai tin plumbs 3-yr lows as short selling takes hold Shanghai tin prices plunged and were heading for their sixth consecutive daily drop on Wednesday as investors took out more short positions on the metal used in tin cans and lead-acid batteries, even as analysts said fundamentals had not changed. ...
04:51, 07/03/2019

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

Hero XPulse 200 And XPulse 200T vs Royal Enfield Himalayan vs BMW G 310 GS: Price Comparison Hero MotoCorp has finally set its foot again in the off-road/adventure motorcycle category with the launch of the new Hero XPulse 200 and XPulse 200T. Here's where it stands against the two popular......
01:17, 05/02/2019

| At least 50 dead in Nepal's monsoon Floods and landslides caused by torrential monsoon rains have killed at least 50 people across Nepal while dozens more are missing, officials said Sunday....
15:00, 07/14/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Currencies at 2019 lows on trade jitters, stocks slide Emerging market currencies hit their lowest level in 2019 on Friday as trade friction between the United States and China continued to take its toll on riskier assets....
12:34, 05/17/2019

Treasury Yields Fall to Fresh 2019 Lows After Weak Jobs Data U.S. government bond yields fell to fresh 2019 lows after the Labor Department said the economy added fewer jobs in May than economists had expected....
19:51, 06/07/2019

Asia stocks bounce from three-and-a-half month lows as trade fears soften Asian stocks bounced from a 3-1/2-month low on Wednesday as a slight softening in rhetoric from U.S. President Donald Trump helped ease worries about the U.S.-China tariff war and on expectations Beijing could release more economic stimulus....
06:34, 05/15/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares off 4-month lows, but Huawei row casts shadow Asian shares won some respite on Tuesday after Washington temporarily eased trade restrictions imposed last week on China's Huawei, although fears of a further escalation in tensions kept investors on edge....
07:00, 05/21/2019

Great Barrier Reef hard coral cover close to record lows Coral bleaching, crown-of-thorns starfish and cyclones cause 10% to 30% decline over past five yearsHard coral cover on the Great Barrier Reef remains near record lows in its northern stretch and is in decline in the comparatively healthy south, gove...
07:34, 07/11/2019

Oil prices hover near January lows amid surging supply, economic slowdown Oil prices steadied on Thursday after falling to near 5-month lows in the previous session, but sentiment remained weak as markets are under pressure from rising U.S. supply and a stalling economy....
07:17, 06/06/2019

What it will take to keep stocks at all-time highs The stock market finished the week at all-time highs, but will it last? For the answer, Wall Street will be listening next week to America’s CEOs. The Dow Jones industrial average climbed 0.9 percent, to close at an all-time high of 27,332.03 on Frid...
15:51, 07/13/2019

S&P 500, Nasdaq Close at New Highs U.S. stocks used a late-day burst to put the S&P 500 and Nasdaq in record territory after the U.S. economy grew at a strong rate in the first quarter but the pace of consumer and business spending slowed....
18:51, 04/28/2019

S&P 500, Dow hit new highs on rate cut optimism The S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average hit record highs on Friday, as the indexes continued a strong run for the week on raised expectations of an interest rate cut this month....
17:00, 07/12/2019

At least 47 people killed in Nepal floods Large areas have been submerged by heavy monsoon rain in recent days, with many rivers still above flood levelThe death toll in Nepal from flash floods and landslides in the past three days has risen to 47, with dozens more injured or missing, accord...
16:51, 07/14/2019

Nepal explosions kill three, at least eight injured No one has claimed responsibility for the blasts, but police suspect a political splinter group. Three people have perished and several others have been wounded....
19:34, 05/26/2019

Nepal says bans WeChat Pay, Alipay Nepal has banned popular Chinese digital payment apps WeChat Pay and AliPay saying payments from the unregistered systems were illegal and resulting in a loss of income to the Himalayan nation, a spokesman for the central bank said on Wednesday....
17:00, 05/22/2019

Nepal explosions kill 3, at least 8 injured No one has claimed responsibility for the blasts, but police suspect a political splinter group. Three people have died and several others have been wounded....
00:00, 05/27/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares near 2-month lows ahead of looming U.S. tariff hike Asian shares inched up from two-month lows on Friday just hours ahead of the Trump administration's plan to raise tariffs on Chinese imports as investors looked to whether negotiators from the two countries can clinch a deal to avert the hike....
04:34, 05/10/2019

Bond yields are falling to record lows as investors pull back from risky assets Government bond yields in most major economies worldwide have been flirting with all-time lows in the last few days, indicating that investors are wary of an impending recession....
16:17, 07/04/2019

REFILE-GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares near 4-month lows on Huawei fallout fears Asian shares wobbled near four-month lows on Tuesday on mounting worries the White House's black-listing of Chinese telecom giant Huawei Technologies could further inflame already tense relations between Washington and Beijing....
04:34, 05/21/2019

Asian shares hit fresh six-week lows ahead of crucial U.S.-China trade talks Asian shares hit six-week lows in early trade on Thursday as increased tensions ahead of key Sino-U.S. trade negotiations fanned fresh concerns about the outlook for the global economy....
04:34, 05/09/2019

Stocks: Looking Under the Hood of All Those 52-Week Highs Fundamental analysts study factors outside of the market. Technical analysts focus on the market itself. Learn what an important technical indicator is currently revealing. Plus, get insights into two others that we are watching closely......
23:00, 06/13/2019

Temperatures hit new highs in European heatwave Records are usually broken by tenths of a degree, but last week’s heatwave was startlingMuch of Europe endured a searing heatwave last week, as an unprecedented plume of hot air pushed northwards from Africa. Last Friday, France recorded its highest ...
03:17, 07/04/2019

Former UN Official Jailed For Child Abuse In Nepal A former UN official has been jailed for sexually abusing children in Nepal, officials said Tuesday, following a trial underscoring the country's growing appeal for foreign paedophiles....
13:51, 07/09/2019

Nepal protesters demand government keep away from trusts KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Thousands of people have gathered in Nepal’s capital to protest proposed legislation that would allow the government to nationalize centuries-old community and religious trusts responsible for organizing festivals and ce...
12:34, 06/19/2019

Two Indian climbers die on Mount Kanchenjunga in Nepal Two Indian climbers died near the summit of Mount Kanchenjunga during an expedition on the world’s third highest mountain in Nepal, their hiking company said on Thursday....
08:00, 05/16/2019

43 Dead, 24 Missing In Floods, Landslides In Nepal At least 43 people, including 18 women, were killed and 20 others injured in floods and landslides triggered by torrential rains in various parts of Nepal, the police said....
08:51, 07/14/2019

Nepal financial inclusion: Banking on top of the world Nepal’s government wants everyone to have access to a bank and has ordered a branch in each of the country’s 753 districts. Asiamoney journeys to one of the poorest and most remote parts of Asia, high in the Himalayas, to see if its grand financial-i...
12:17, 06/28/2019

Capital markets: Nepal seeks the right rating Chaos and upheaval in Nepal have given way to growth and stability, and investors have taken note. Capital is flowing in from India and China, while the government pushes ahead with securing its inaugural credit rating, but can the good times last?...
11:17, 06/28/2019

2 Indian climbers die on Mount Kanchenjunga in Nepal KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — An expedition organizer says two Indian climbers on Mount Kanchenjunga (KAN’-chen-joonga) have died while attempts were being made to rescue them. Pasang Sherpa of Peak Promotion in Kathmandu says one of them had scaled ...
08:51, 05/16/2019

| Trash from the top of the world handed over for recycling in Nepal Aluminium ladders and cans collected from Mount Everest may find a second life as pots and pans, as bags of trash were collected after the climbing season....
19:51, 06/05/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks gain as Mexico tariffs averted, yuan falls to 2019 lows U.S. stock futures and Asian shares rose on Monday after the United States dropped its threat to impose tariffs on Mexico in a deal to combat illegal migration from Central America, and as weak U.S. jobs data raised hopes for U.S. interest rate cuts...
08:51, 06/10/2019

Sensex, Nifty Hit Record Closing Highs Domestic stock markets extending their gains to a second consecutive session to end at record closing highs on Monday. The S&P BSE Sensex rose 248.57 points - or 0.63 per cent - to end at 39,683.29,......
14:34, 05/27/2019

US consumer debt surges to record highs America has a shocking new “savings and loan” crisis. Consumer debt is surging to record highs, fueled by rising mortgage debt, student loans and a binge on credit card use. And more Americans are flat-out broke, with no emergency savings. “Consumer ...
13:34, 07/14/2019

RPT-BUZZ-U.S. stocks weekly: New highs fireworks (Repeats from Friday. Updates chart) ** S&P 500 gains 1.7%, closes near record highs even after hot payrolls print on Fri cools bets for an aggressive Fed rate cut ** Indeed, the DJI finally popped above its October 2018 highs. However, actio...
14:34, 07/08/2019

Daytime highs will drop to near-average this weekend TUCSON – Expect gusty winds into this evening followed by less wind this weekend. Breezy conditions with winds between 10-25 mph and gusts as high as 35 mph will be possible. Due to the gusty winds, critical fire conditions are possible through earl...
03:51, 06/15/2019

Investors Are Glum, Even With Stocks at All-Time Highs The share of individuals who say they expect U.S. stocks to rise over the next six months has held below 30% for six consecutive weeks. Some analysts say a bit of doubt is better than steady euphoria....
20:34, 06/24/2019

Ex-U.N. aid worker jailed in Nepal for sexually abusing boys A court in Nepal has sentenced a former UN aid worker from Canada to nine years in jail on charges of sexually abusing two boys, a court official said on Tuesday....
13:00, 07/09/2019

Floods and landslides kill at least 88 people in Nepal and India At least 88 people have died in Nepal and northeastern India, with millions affected after torrential rains triggered floods and landslides over the weekend....
11:17, 07/15/2019

Mount Everest climbing season gets underway in Nepal KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A team of Nepalese guides has become the first expedition to scale Mount Everest during this year’s climbing season, setting the ropes for the hundreds of climbers who will follow. Nepal’s Department of Tourism say...
14:00, 05/14/2019

Canadian gets to 9 years in prison in Nepal for abusing boys A Nepal court has sentenced a Canadian aid worker to 9 years in prison after he was convicted of sexually abusing 2 boys who were found at his home last year...
08:17, 07/09/2019

Mandarin Made Mandatory In Many Nepal Schools: Report Many schools across Nepal have made it mandatory for students to learn Mandarin lured by the Chinese government's offer to cover salaries of teachers who teach the language, a media report said on......
17:51, 06/15/2019

China's Mobile-Payment Giants Come Under Fire in Nepal The Himalayan nation dealt a blow to Chinese payment platforms that have been aggressively expanding abroad, restricting them after finding that some transactions they facilitated flouted its laws....
16:51, 05/22/2019

Nepal marks first Everest climb in deadly season Nepal has commemorated the anniversary of the first ascent of Mount Everest more than 60 years ago amid a climbing season marred by the highest death toll in four years. (May 29)        ...
01:00, 05/30/2019

| Malaysian climber dies after Nepal mountain rescue A Malaysian climber rescued in Nepal after two nights in the open on one of the world's most treacherous mountains has died in a Singapore hospital, reports have said....
13:17, 05/04/2019

Nepal's KP Sharma Oli To Attend PM Modi's Swearing-In Ceremony Nepal's Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli will attend the swearing-in ceremony of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday, his press advisor said on Wednesday....
16:00, 05/29/2019

Scores dead as monsoons hit India, Nepal, Bangladesh Monsoon-triggered floods and landslides have killed at least 85 people in South Asia in the past few days. Almost 870,000 people have been affected by floods in India's northeastern state of Assam....
14:34, 07/14/2019

Nepal on high alert for general strike after explosions Security forces in Nepal were on high alert Monday amid a general strike called by an outlawed communist group suspected in a series of explosions that killed four people and wounded seven more in the capital....
06:51, 05/27/2019

Nepal's CG Group ties up with Huawei to launch 4G services Nepal's Chaudhary Group (CG) has signed a deal worth about $100 million with China's Huawei Technologies to bring 4G phone services to the country, CG's chief executive said, shrugging off U.S. security concerns about Huawei's products....
14:51, 07/01/2019

Explosions in Nepal’s capital leave 3 dead, 5 wounded KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Police say three people were killed and at least five others wounded in two different explosions in Nepal’s capital. Police official Shyam Lal Gyawali says authorities are investigating the two explosions, which occurred...
15:34, 05/26/2019

Monsoon rains kill 30 people in Nepal, others missing Flash floods and landslides in Nepal triggered by monsoon rains killed 15 people and injured 12 overnight while another 18 have gone missing, officials said on Saturday....
17:00, 07/13/2019

Global tourism hits record highs - but who goes where on holiday? As the holiday season approaches, we look at the rise and rise of tourism and find out where the world’s 1.4bn international travellers go on vacationTourism is on the rise. In 2018 there were a record 1.4bn international tourist arrivals, according ...
16:17, 07/01/2019

Costco Hits Record Highs: Could You See the Rally Coming? Costco's share price has outperformed in 2019 -- yet as late as March, financial news sources painted a confusing picture. Not so with Trader's Classroom forecasts: See the evidence for yourself....
01:51, 07/13/2019

Nikkei hovers at 6-week highs after dovish Fed statement Japan's Nikkei rose on Thursday and hovered at six-week highs after the U.S. Federal Reserve signalled it was ready to cut interest rates to support the economy, but gains were gapped by a stronger yen....
06:17, 06/20/2019

Bitcoin tests 15-month highs after 10% weekend jump Bitcoin tested 15-month highs on Monday after jumping more than 10% over the weekend, with analysts ascribing the spike to growing optimism over the adoption of cryptocurrencies after Facebook unveiled its Libra digital coin....
12:51, 06/24/2019

Europe's heatwave burns on, but eases from record highs A four-day heatwave across western Europe that killed seven people began to ease slightly on Sunday, as temperature alerts were cut back and wildfires slowly brought under control....
23:00, 06/30/2019

Wall Street touches new highs after comments by Fed's Powell U.S. stocks ended higher and the S&P 500 index briefly crossed the 3,000-point mark for the first time on Wednesday as remarks by Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell reassured investors about the potential for an interest rate cut later this month...
10:00, 07/11/2019

Oil gains after Iran tensions, stocks at seven-week highs Oil prices built on recent gains on Friday on fears any U.S. military attack on Iran would disrupt flows from the Middle East, while a gauge of global stock markets hovered near seven-week highs following a run spurred by optimism over monetary polic...
20:17, 06/21/2019

Dollar near one-month highs before Fed minutes; pound dives The dollar held near a one-month high on Wednesday as trade tensions between the world's two biggest economies remained high before Fed minutes that may give more clues on what prompted U.S. policymakers to strike a broadly neutral stance this month....
15:00, 05/22/2019

Wednesday Forecast: Daytime highs will soar this week TUCSON – It’s going to be another hot day across Southern Arizona. In Tucson, conditions will remain dry this afternoon and temperatures will be remain near average for late-June standards. Today’s daytime high in Tucson will peak at 102 degre...
00:34, 06/27/2019

Bitcoin vaults to 18-month highs on growing popularity Bitcoin jumped to its highest in eighteen months on Wednesday on safe-haven investment flows and growing expectations that Facebook’s Libra could turn cryptocurrency investments mainstream....
12:00, 06/26/2019

Asian shares near two-month highs before U.S. payrolls test Asian shares hovered near two-month highs on Friday as investors braced for U.S. employment data, a key release that could stoke or temper market expectations about aggressive policy easing by the Federal Reserve....
09:00, 07/05/2019

78 dead in Nepal as flooding wreaks havoc in South Asia Monsoon flooding and landslides are continuing to cause havoc in South Asia, with the death toll rising to 78 in Nepal and authorities in neighboring northeastern India battling to provide relief to over 4 million people in the state of Assam...
13:34, 07/16/2019

Flood Hit Nepal Appeals To International Agencies To Extend Help: Reports Flood-hit Nepal has appealed to the international agencies for help to prevent the possible water-borne diseases and to ensure proper health services to the tens of thousand of people affected by the......
17:00, 07/15/2019

Over 100 killed, millions displaced from floods in India, Nepal and Bangladesh Floods have forced more than four million people from their homes across India, Nepal and Bangladesh and killed more than 100 people as torrential rains in the initial days of monsoons wreaked havoc....
00:17, 07/16/2019

Millions Displaced as Monsoon Floods Hit India, Nepal and Bangladesh More than a hundred people have died and millions were forced to leave their homes as monsoon rains have devastated parts of India, Nepal and Bangladesh. At least three million people have been displaced in north and Northeast India, reports the BBC,...
10:00, 07/16/2019

| Nepal declines permission for Dalai Lama's birthday celebration The Dalai Lama's birthday celebrations in Nepal have been cancelled after the government refused permission for the event to go ahead, officials said, in another sign of the growing influence of China over its Himalayan neighbour....
22:51, 07/07/2019

Monsoons, flash flooding kills at least 47 in Nepal, dozens missing 47 people have been killed and dozens are missing or injured after heavy rainfall caused massive flooding and landslides in Nepal over the past few days, according to the Nepalese government...
22:00, 07/14/2019

Nepal Everest cleanup drive yields garbage, bodies Officials in Nepal say a government expedition to Mount Everest has removed 11,000 kilograms (24,200 pounds) of garbage and four dead bodies from the world’s highest mountain...
16:00, 06/05/2019

9 relatives slain in Nepal mountain village, girl injured KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Officials say nine people in two families were slain by masked assailants in their homes at night in a remote mountain village in Nepal. Government administrator Murari Wasti said the bodies were found Tuesday morning by neigh...
10:51, 05/21/2019

Floods, landslides leave scores dead across Nepal, India Police in Nepal say flooding and landslides triggered by heavy rainfall have killed at least 43 people in the past few days, with more deaths reported across the Himalayan border in India...
07:51, 07/14/2019

UP Man Arrested In Nepal For Running Illegal Call Bypass Scam A 36-year-old Indian man has been arrested in Nepal for illegally operating call bypass on international calls that caused a loss of millions of rupees to the Himalayan nation's telecom department,......
02:51, 06/03/2019

Air India Flight Overshoots Main Runway At Nepal's Airport An Air India flight overshot the main runway of Tribhuvan International Airport in Nepal today morning. The Airbus A320-214, which took off from Delhi in the morning for Nepal, missed approach the......
16:51, 06/02/2019

Nepal's record-setting Everest guide returns as a hero Family, friends and supporters have welcomed a veteran Sherpa guide upon his return to Nepal's capital days after his 24th climb of Mount Everest extended his record....
20:17, 05/25/2019

South Asia soaked as monsoons hit India, Nepal, Bangladesh Monsoon-triggered floods and landslides have killed at least 40 people in South Asia in two days. Almost 870,000 people have been affected by floods in India's northeastern state of Assam....
03:17, 07/14/2019

Nepal marks 1st Everest ascent amid debate over permits Nepal commemorated the anniversary of the first ascent of Mount Everest on Wednesday amid a climbing season marred by the highest death toll in four years and a debate on whether the government should limit permits to prevent dangerous overcrowding o...
04:34, 05/30/2019

Two blasts in Nepal kill 3 and injure 5, security on high-alert At least three people were killed and five injured in two explosions in Nepal’s capital on Sunday — with police suspecting an outlawed communist group as being behind the attacks. The two blasts occurred about an hour apart in separate ne...
04:34, 05/27/2019

Nepal Says Overcrowding On Mount Everest "Not Sole Reason" Behind Deaths Nepal has denied accusations that the rise in the number of deaths of Mount Everest climbers is solely due to "overcrowding", adding adverse weather conditions also resulted in the deaths....
14:00, 05/27/2019

Deaths rise as Nepal issues more permits for Mount Everest NAMCHE, Nepal (AP) — Seasoned mountaineers say Nepal’s reluctance to limit the number of permits it issues to climb Mount Everest has caused dangerous overcrowding and contributed to a high death toll. Eleven people have died on the mountain th...
12:34, 05/28/2019

12 Indians Arrested In Nepal For Running Illegal Business: Report Twelve Indian nationals have been arrested for allegedly running an illegal networking business and duping several people in Nepal, according to media reports....
15:17, 05/12/2019

Nepal Authorities Clear 11 Tonnes Of Trash From Mount Everest The Nepalese government on Monday concluded its clean-up drive of the Mount Everest and said it had collected nearly 11 tonnes of trash that had piled up on the peak for decades....
19:51, 05/27/2019

Death toll in Nepal floods rises to 55, thousands displaced The death toll in Nepal from flash floods and landslides in the past three days rose to 55 on Sunday, with dozens missing and injured, the government said....
18:51, 07/14/2019

Nepal court says Canadian guilty of sexual abuse of children KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A Nepal court official says a Canadian aid worker has been found guilty of sexually abusing two boys who were found at his home last year. Kavre District Court official Thakur Chandra Trital said the judge issued a guilty verd...
06:17, 06/12/2019

Nepal’s record-setting Everest guide returns as a hero KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Family, friends and supporters welcomed a veteran Sherpa guide upon his return to Nepal’s capital on Saturday, days after his 24th climb of Mount Everest extended his record. After flying back from Everest to Kathmandu, ...
15:17, 05/25/2019

Indian climber dead, Irishman missing in Nepal mountains An expedition organizer says an Indian climber has died while descending from the summit of Mount Makalu while an Irishman fell on Mount Everest and is missing....
13:00, 05/17/2019

Two Indian Mountaineers, Including Army Soldier Die In Nepal, One Missing Two Indian climbers, including an Indian Army soldier, have died and another has gone missing in Nepal after one of them successfully scaled the world's highest peak Mount Everest, the expedition......
17:17, 05/17/2019

Nepal jails Canadian former UN official for sexually abusing boys Aid worker Peter Dalglish, 62, sentenced for abusing two boys, aged 12 and 14A former United Nations official has been jailed for sexually abusing children in Nepal after a trial that underscored the country’s growing appeal for foreign paedophiles.P...
17:17, 07/09/2019

Two Indian climbers dead, Irishman missing in Nepal's Himalayas Two Indian climbers died and an Irish mountaineer is missing on the Himalayan peaks of Nepal, officials said on Friday, taking the number of climbers dead or missing this week to six and raising questions about safety and training standards....
18:17, 05/17/2019

Nepal Faces Mountainous Challenge Identifying Everest Bodies The bodies of four climbers who failed their Everest challenge and left little clue as to their identity have thrown up a new challenge for Nepalese authorities who control the world's tallest peak....
09:00, 06/09/2019

Nepal Seeks Help Identifying Bodies Found on Mount Everest Four corpses were removed from the mountain this season, one of the deadliest ever. It’s unclear when the climbers died, and some of the bodies are unrecognizable, Nepalese officials said....
19:34, 06/07/2019

Nepal waits for relatives to claim bodies brought down from Mt. Everest Nepal on Thursday urged friends and families of four climbers whose bodies were brought down from Mount Everest to come forward and identify them, as the deadliest climbing season since 2015 came to an end....
15:17, 06/06/2019

Nepal picks up four bodies, 11 tonnes of garbage in Everest clean-up Nepali climbers have retrieved four bodies and collected some 11 tonnes of decades-old garbage from Mount Everest and its approach below the base camp as part of a drive to clean up the world's highest mountain, the government said on Wednesday....
13:00, 06/06/2019

Wall Street closes at record highs before Fourth of July US stocks rose on Wednesday, with each of the major indexes closing at a record high, as expectations grew that the Federal Reserve would take a more dovish turn as a raft of data provided more evidence of a slowing economy. Data on Wednesday showed ...
20:17, 07/03/2019

Wall St. notches all-time highs on lingering rate-cut optimism All three major indexes posted record closing highs on Friday as firm expectations for an interest-rate cut from the Federal Reserve continued to propel shares while investors awaited next week's kickoff of the corporate earnings season....
00:17, 07/13/2019

METALS-Nickel strikes 1-yr highs as rally picks up speed Shanghai nickel prices rose more than 4% in early trade on Thursday to a one-year high, extending a rally for the metal into a ninth day as speculators continue to pile into the Shanghai Futures Exchange. Nickel, used to make stainless steel and ...
07:51, 07/18/2019

Collapsing bond yields push world stocks to new highs Government bonds held near multi-year lows on Thursday on bets the U.S. Federal Reserve would cut interest rates this month and that other major central banks would embrace looser monetary policy, pushing world stocks to new 18-month highs....
18:34, 07/04/2019

Dow, U.S. stocks hit record highs on rate cut hopes ahead of July 4th The Dow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq finished at record highs on Wednesday, boosted by thin trading and the prospect of three dovish central bank nominees.       ...
05:34, 07/04/2019

Major averages close at record highs on dovish Fed hopes U.S. stocks rose on Wednesday, with each of the major indexes closing at a record high, as expectations grew that the Federal Reserve would take a more dovish turn as a raft of data provided more evidence of a slowing economy....
06:34, 07/04/2019

Bitcoin near two-week highs, fueled by hopes for Facebook's Libra Bitcoin held on Tuesday near its highest for two weeks after surging as much as 9% overnight, a move analysts said was probably driven by hopes that cryptocurrencies are gaining wider acceptance after Facebook disclosed plans for a digital coin....
11:51, 07/09/2019

Collapsing bond yields drive world stocks to new highs Government bonds held near multi-year lows on Thursday on bets the U.S. Federal Reserve would cut interest rates this month and that other major central banks would embrace looser monetary policy, pushing world stocks to new 18-month highs....
13:00, 07/04/2019

With stocks at all-time highs, here's how to navigate earnings season using ETFs With earnings season in full swing, exchange-traded fund experts Tom Lydon and Ric Edelman share their takes on the top ways to play the upcoming reports....
18:51, 07/21/2019

European shares hit 6-week highs after Fed spurs rate cut hopes European stocks rose to six-week highs in early deals on Thursday, as signs Brussels will hold off on disciplinary action over Italy's budget added to the latest signals of monetary stimulus on the way from the world's big central banks....
10:51, 06/20/2019

Sensex, Nifty Off Day's Highs Amid Choppy Trade: 10 Things To Know Domestic stock markets started Tuesday's session on a higher note but turned choppy in first few minutes of trade amid gains in Asian peers. The S&P BSE Sensex index rose as much as 149.12 points to......
09:00, 06/11/2019

Dollar Aloft Near Multiyear Highs as Investors Parse Data, Fed The dollar backed off from a two-year high this past week after a Fed meeting and several key data releases presented investors with conflicting signals on U.S. growth....
15:17, 05/05/2019

Bitcoin pulls back from 18-month highs after 10% weekend jump Bitcoin pulled back from 18-month highs on Monday after jumping more than 10% over the weekend, with analysts ascribing the spike to growing optimism over the adoption of cryptocurrencies after Facebook unveiled its Libra digital coin....
11:00, 06/24/2019

Nikkei ends at fresh 6-week highs after dovish Fed statement Japan's Nikkei ended at a fresh six-week high on Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve signalled it was ready to cut interest rates to support the economy, but gains were capped by a stronger yen....
10:51, 06/20/2019

FOREX-Dollar near one-month highs before Fed minutes; pound dives The dollar held near a one-month high on Wednesday as trade tensions between the world's two biggest economies remained high before Fed minutes that may give more clues on what prompted U.S. policymakers to strike a broadly neutral stance this month....
15:00, 05/22/2019

U.S. funds look for 'crazy cheap' stocks as indexes hit record highs Record highs in the U.S. stock market and the anticipation of equity-friendly interest rate cuts by the Federal Reserve later this year are prompting top-performing large-cap fund managers to seek......
18:17, 06/26/2019

Sensex, Nifty End Lower As Markets Retreat From Near Record Highs Selling pressure in bluechip stocks like HDFC Bank, Kotak Mahindra Bank, ICICI Bank, ITC, Mahindra and Mahindra Yes Bank and Power Grid weighed on the benchmarks....
14:00, 05/31/2019

Sensex Crosses 40,000, Nifty Tops 12,000 As Markets Near Record Highs Domestic stock markets jumped to trade near record highs on Friday - with the S&P BSE Sensex back above the 40,000 mark, ahead of the release of GDP or gross domestic product data by the government.......
07:34, 05/31/2019

Nepal Objects To US Envoy's Move To Engage With People On Social Media The Nepal government today took strong exception to the US envoy's move to engage with Nepali people on a weekly basis through social media, saying it would only invite unnecessary controversy,......
21:17, 05/23/2019

Former Canadian UN worker and renowned humanitarian sentenced in Nepal for raping boys For decades, Peter Dalglish, 62, held a distinguished reputation as one of Canada’s most esteemed and accomplished humanitarians devoted to the wellbeing of poor children. But on Monday, he was sentenced by a Nepali court to at least nine years behin...
19:17, 07/09/2019

As World Makes Gains Against Child Marriage, Nepal Struggles to Catch Up Nepal’s government is moving forward with a campaign to eradicate the practice, but the challenges are daunting, as activists say the marriages are increasing in some villages....
06:34, 06/07/2019

Nepal's Pashupatinath Temple Owns Over 9kg gold, 1.3 Billion Rupees Cash A committee formed by the Nepal government, to investigate the assets owned by Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu on Wednesday, made public data that states that the shrine owns 276 kg of gold and 1.3......
06:51, 06/06/2019

Nepal court gives ex-U.N. adviser Peter Dalglish 9 years for child sex abuse A Nepali court has sentenced a prominent Canadian humanitarian and former United Nations adviser to nine years in prison for the sexual assaults of two boys last year....
09:17, 07/10/2019

Nepal Looks To Limit Mount Everest Access After Deaths, But Doubts Linger Under pressure after a deadly season on traffic-clogged Mount Everest, Nepal is considering tightening access to the world's highest peak, but mountaineering experts fear the proposed changes could......
11:17, 06/05/2019

| Nepal climber scales Mount Everest for record 23rd time A Nepalese Sherpa climber Kami Rita has scaled Mount Everest for a 23rd time, breaking his own record for the most successful ascents of the world's highest peak....
19:51, 05/15/2019

Death toll in Nepal rains rises to 47, dozens missing, injured The death toll in Nepal from flash floods and landslides in the past three days rose to 47 on Sunday, with dozens missing and injured, the government said....
16:34, 07/14/2019

Peruvian Climber, On Mission To Scale 14 Mountains, Dies On Nepal Peak Experienced Peruvian climber Richard Hidalgo was found dead Wednesday on Mount Makalu, the world's fifth-highest mountain, expedition organisers in Nepal said....
19:00, 05/08/2019

Nepal Floods Death Toll Reaches 67, Rainfall To Continue: Officials The death toll from the monsoon floods and landslides in Nepal has increased to 67, while 32 people were reported missing and over 40 others injured, officials said on Monday....
18:17, 07/16/2019

Babies in Nepal get quarter of calories from junk food, study finds Diets heavy on snack foods linked to undernutrition and stunting, say researchersChildren under the age of two in Nepal are getting a quarter of their calories from junk food, according to groundbreaking research that warns their diet is linked to st...
19:17, 07/17/2019

Nepal Mountaineer, 49, Conquers Mount Everest For Record 23rd Time Nepal's mountaineer Kami Rita Sherpa has become the first person to reach the Mouth Everest's summit for the most number of times with his 23rd time conquest on Tuesday of the highest peak on Earth....
10:00, 05/15/2019

Acute Monsoon Flooding in Nepal and India Leaves Dozens Dead The death toll was likely to rise significantly, with hundreds of thousands displaced from their homes as severe rains lashed South Asia, officials said....
17:00, 07/14/2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St notches record highs on Fed rate-cut expectations All three major indexes posted record closing highs on Friday as solid expectations for an interest-rate cut from the Federal Reserve continued to propel shares while investors awaited next week's kickoff of the corporate earnings season....
02:17, 07/13/2019

Twitter could surge 20% to head back to multiyear highs, technician bets Twitter is one of the best performers of the communications services stocks, and Todd Gordon of TradingAnalysis.com says the rally is just getting started....
23:51, 04/30/2019

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

Markets close at record highs amid rumors of Fed interest rate cut Major U.S. stock indexes closed at all-time highs Friday upon hints from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell that an interest rate cut could come soon....
08:17, 07/13/2019

Chinese blockchain firm swaps Bitcoin for cannabis in search of new highs Following the effects of the crypto-winter, one Chinese firm has been forced to diversify its business model away from blockchain. It’s chosen industrial hemp as the next addition to its portfolio. Grandshores Technology has historically invested in ...
11:17, 05/02/2019

Great Lakes water levels surge, some record highs predicted TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Federal officials predict water levels will surge to record highs in some areas of the Great Lakes over the next six months. A U.S. Army Corps of Engineers report released Monday says the lakes have been rising steadily fo...
22:00, 05/06/2019

Sensex, Nifty Off Day's Highs; Airtel, ICICI Bank Fall After Q4 Earnings Indian equity benchmarks came off intraday high levels paced by losses in Bharti Airtel and ICICI Bank after they reported earnings post market hours yesterday. Earlier in the day, the Sensex rose......
13:34, 05/07/2019

S&P 500 and Nasdaq Closed at Record Highs, Recouping Last Year’s Major Losses (NEW YORK) — The S&P 500 index is closing at a record high, surpassing the peak it set last September and recouping all the ground it lost in a nosedive late last year. The Nasdaq index also closed at a record high Tuesday. The market has risen...
18:17, 04/28/2019

Sensex, Nifty Hit Record Highs As Markets Extend Rally To Fourth Day Domestic stock markets hit new all-time highs on Tuesday extending their rally to a fourth day running, after exit polls predicted a win for the Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance......
09:00, 05/21/2019

LIVE Market Updates: Sensex, Nifty Hit Fresh Record Highs . On Monday, the Sensex registered its biggest single-day gain since September 2013 after exit polls showed the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) party led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi will retain......
06:51, 05/23/2019

Oil climbs on Iran tensions, stocks edge back from seven-week highs Oil prices added to recent gains on Friday on fears any U.S. military attack on Iran would disrupt flows of crude from the Middle East, while a gauge of global stock markets edged back from seven-week highs following a run-up spurred by optimism over...
05:34, 06/22/2019

METALS-Copper at near 2-week highs on hopes China imports could grow Prices for industrial metals were mostly higher in Asian trading on Tuesday, with copper prices hitting the highest in almost two weeks on expectations that China's appetite for the commodity could grow....
09:00, 06/11/2019

CORRECTED-Bitcoin pulls back from 15-month highs after 10% weekend jump Bitcoin pulled back from 15-month highs on Monday after jumping more than 10% over the weekend, with analysts ascribing the spike to growing optimism over the adoption of cryptocurrencies after Facebook unveiled its Libra digital coin....
12:34, 06/24/2019

Nikkei surges to 4-week highs on hopes for trade talks and U.S. rate cut Japan's Nikkei surged to four-week highs on Wednesday morning on news that the United States and China will rekindle talks on trade, while ongoing expectations that the U.S. Federal Reserve will cut rates this year supported sentiment....
07:51, 06/19/2019

Famed Sherpa climber helps Nepal kids reach greater heights KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Apa Sherpa has stood on top of the world more times than almost anyone. Now he wants to make sure no one feels compelled to follow his footsteps. As a boy growing up in Nepal, Sherpa dreamed of becoming a doctor, but poverty a...
06:34, 05/20/2019

In Sign Of Chinese Influence, Nepal Journalist Probed For Dalai Lama News Three Nepali journalists are being probed for circulating a news item on the Dalai Lama, officials said Tuesday, in a sign of growing Chinese influence on its small Himalayan neighbour....
21:34, 05/14/2019

Nepal Denies Tibetans' Request To Hold Dalai Lama Birthday Celebration The Tibetan community in Nepal called off plans to mark the birthday of their spiritual leader the Dalai Lama after their request for a public celebration was rejected over security concerns, a......
11:51, 07/07/2019

Nepal Woman Hired Indian Contract Killer To Murder Mother: Police A woman along with her boyfriend was arrested in Nepal on Monday for allegedly hiring an Indian contract killer to murder her mother who was opposed to their relationship, Kathmandu police said....
21:34, 07/01/2019

Nepal Court Orders 16-Year Jail Term For Ex-UN Worker For Child Sex Abuse A court in Nepal's Kathmandu on Monday announced 16 years of prison sentence and penalty worth one million (in Nepali Rupees) for a former United Nations official from Canada found guilty of child......
23:34, 07/08/2019

Mount Everest death spike prompting review of 'all the old laws,' Nepal official says A climbing season that's be married by the highest death toll in on Mount Everest in four years has prompted officials in Nepal to review rules about who is allowed up the mountain, after complaints of overcrowding and inexperienced climbers....
04:34, 05/30/2019

Everest Deaths Rise As Nepal Continues to Issue Permits Amid Overcrowding (NAMCHE, Nepal) — Scaling Mount Everest was a dream few realized before Nepal opened its side of the mountain to commercial climbing a half-century ago. This year the government issued a record number of permits, leading to traffic jams on the ...
21:34, 05/28/2019

4 bodies recovered from Mount Everest as Nepal seeks help in identifying dead climbers Nepal is seeking help to identify four climbers whose bodies were brought down from Mount Everest during a particularly deadly climbing season.        ...
18:51, 06/10/2019

British climber dies on Everest as death toll of climbers in Nepal reaches 18 A British climber too weak to descend from Mount Everest died on Saturday, officials said, the eighth climber to die on the world’s tallest mountain and the 18th in Nepal's Himalayas during the current climbing season....
17:17, 05/25/2019

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

Mount Everest climbers seen crushed together in new video as Nepal debates limiting permits A crush of climbers waiting to ascend the world's tallest summit can be seen in a newly released video amid the ongoing debate whether Nepal should limit permits to prevent dangerous overcrowding on the world's highest peak....
17:34, 05/30/2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St opens at record highs as earnings season kicks off Wall Street's main indexes opened at record highs on Monday as second-quarter corporate earnings got off to an upbeat start with results from the third largest U.S lender, Citigroup, beating expectations....
17:34, 07/15/2019

Stocks hit new highs on hopes of US-China trade truce and prospect of Fed rate cuts The S&P 500 index set a new record Thursday on a strong signal that the Fed could cut interest rates and on hopes for a trade war truce.       ...
23:34, 06/20/2019

Stocks near new highs on hopes of US-China trade truce and prospect of Fed rate cuts Global markets advanced Thursday on hopes for a trade truce between the United States and China and the Federal Reserve's hint at lower rates.       ...
20:34, 06/20/2019

Central banks' dovish cooing keeps world stocks lulled near two-week highs World stocks held near two-week highs on Wednesday as investors bet on a worldwide wave of central bank stimulus, with expectations building that the United States and the euro zone may deliver interest rate cuts as early as July....
11:34, 06/19/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Collapsing bond yields drive world stocks to new highs Government bonds held near multi-year lows on Thursday on bets the U.S. Federal Reserve would cut interest rates this month and that other major central banks would embrace looser monetary policy, pushing world stocks to new 18-month highs....
12:51, 07/04/2019

UPDATE 4-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....
04:34, 07/19/2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall Street closes shortened session at record highs U.S. stocks rose on Wednesday, with each of the major indexes closing at a record high, as expectations grew that the Federal Reserve would take a more dovish turn as a raft of data provided more evidence of a slowing economy....
19:34, 07/03/2019

Sensex, Nifty Surge To Record Closing Highs As Exit Polls Predict NDA Win Indian equity benchmarks closed at record highs after exit polls predicted win for Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) in the recently concluded general elections. The S&P......
20:51, 05/20/2019

Oil near six-week highs amid Gulf of Mexico storm, Middle East tensions Oil prices rose on Friday, hovering near six-week highs, as U.S. oil producers in the Gulf of Mexico cut more than half their output in the face of a tropical storm and as tensions continued to simmer in the Middle East....
07:00, 07/12/2019

Poll Of Exit Polls: Experts Explain Why Markets Closed At Record Highs Analysts believe that a second term for the Narendra Modi-led government would ensure continuity in reform measures, initiated in the last five years, news agency Reuters reported....
09:00, 05/21/2019

Order of Canada recipient Peter Dalglish found guilty of child sex assault in Nepal An Order of Canada recipient has been found guilty of sexually assaulting children in Nepal after a police investigation and trial his lawyers describe as a travesty of justice....
01:51, 06/12/2019

Canadian aid worker Peter Dalglish jailed 16 years in Nepal for sexual assault of boys Dalglish, an Order of Canada recipient, was convicted last month after a police investigation and trial his lawyers described as a travesty of justice....
01:34, 07/09/2019

Oil lingers near six-week highs amid Gulf of Mexico storm, Middle East tensions Oil prices hovered near six-week highs on Friday and was on track for a weekly gain as U.S. oil producers in the Gulf of Mexico cut more than half their output because of a tropical storm and as tensions continued to simmer in the Middle East....
09:34, 07/12/2019

Oil hovers near six-week highs amid Gulf of Mexico storm, Middle East tensions Oil prices hovered near six-week highs on Friday as U.S. oil producers in the Gulf of Mexico cut more than half their output in the face of a tropical storm and as tensions continued to simmer in the Middle East....
09:17, 07/12/2019

Sunday Forecast: Normal daytime highs today, triple digits begin Monday TUCSON – The upper trof axis pushed well east of the region this afternoon over eastern New Mexico, with high pressure building in from the west. Below normal high temperatures today and triple digits Monday. The upper high will then shift east...
05:34, 06/24/2019

INDIA LIVE-Stocks reach record highs as euphoria over exit polls persists May 21 (Reuters) - 0415 GMT: NIFTY, BSE INDEX HIT LIFE HIGHS IN ANTICIPATION OF A MODI WIN Both of India's major stock indices climbed to historic highs in morning trade as euphoria continued over the prospect of Prime Minister Narendra Modi returnin...
07:00, 05/21/2019

Oil lingers near 6-week highs amid Gulf of Mexico storm, Middle East tensions Oil prices hovered near six-week highs on Friday and was on track for a weekly gain as U.S. oil producers in the Gulf of Mexico cut more than half their output because of a tropical storm and as tensions continued to simmer in the Middle East....
11:51, 07/12/2019

U.S. 30-year, 15-year mortgage rates hit 16-month lows - Freddie Mac Interest rates on U.S. 30-year and 15-year fixed-rate mortgages decreased to their lowest levels in 16 months in step with lower U.S. bond yields amid worries about trade tension between China and the United States, Freddie Mac said on Thursday....
17:51, 05/23/2019

Antarctic ice levels go from record high to record lows WASHINGTON — The amount of ice circling Antarctica is suddenly plunging from a record high to record lows, baffling scientists. Floating ice off the southern continent steadily increased from 1979 and hit a record high in 2014. But three years later,...
20:34, 07/02/2019

VOLUME IN S&P 500 INDEX OPTIONS SETS NEW SINGLE DAY TRADING RECORD ON MONDAY; CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) Reached New Intraday and Closing Highs CHICAGO, October 6, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced that on Monday, October 6, several records were established at the Exchange as trading in S&P 500 Index (SPX) options soared to a new all-time high and the CBOE Volatility...
22:00, 05/02/2019

Record or near-record highs expected Wednesday TUCSON – The heat is on! A ridge of high pressure, located near California, will continue moving east. This system will expand over Arizona, and the peak of the heat will come tomorrow. We expect to see the hottest temperatures so far this yea...
04:17, 06/12/2019

CFE EXPERIENCES BUSIEST WEEK IN ITS HISTORY;Single-Day Volume Reaches Consecutive Highs on Thursday and Friday,VIX Futures Sets Back-to-Back Daily Trading Records CHICAGO, May 10, 2010 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that the Exchange set several new trading records during the week ended Friday, May 7, 2010. From May 3 through May 7, CFE experienced the most active trading week in its h...
20:51, 05/02/2019

Iceland’s lava field is a must-see, mossy wonderland with a dark past The picturesque Eldhraun Lava Field in Iceland is home to one of the most devastating volcanic eruptions and biggest lava flow in the world.       ...
17:34, 07/18/2019

| UK's Johnson suggests EU would bear some blame for no-deal Brexit Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to be Britain's next prime minister, suggested Wednesday that the EU would bear some responsibility if he took his country out of the bloc without a divorce deal....
17:34, 07/18/2019

YouTube's exclusive MLB coverage begins streaming today Earlier this year YouTube announced an exclusive 13-game streaming deal with Major League Baseball -- and it's starting today. If you're in the USA, Canada or Puerto Rico you'll be able to watch a live MLB game of the week, every week ...
17:34, 07/18/2019

Michael Sheen, 50, is expecting a 'little angel' with girlfriend Anna Lundberg, 25 Michael Sheen is going to be a dad again at 50. The "Masters of Sex" star announced on Twitter he's expecting a baby with 25-year-old model Anna Lundberg.        ...
17:34, 07/18/2019

How to Attract Generation Z as Employees Employers are planning to hire 10.7% more class of 2019 graduates than they did from the class of 2018, according to the National Association of Colleges and Employers. With college hiring up, in order for employers to recruit these candidates a...
17:34, 07/18/2019

Handful of GOP lawmakers say they're uneasy with 'send her back' chant A growing number of Republican lawmakers are expressing discomfort over chants of “send her back” that broke out at President Donald Trump’s campaign rally Wednesday evening, as he targeted Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) and three other progressive freshm...
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

Warming climate likely leading to larger California fires Enlarge / The 2018 Camp Fire burned more buildings and claimed more lives than any other fire in California's history. (credit: NASA Earth Observatory) The last couple years have seen devastating and record-setting wildfires in California, leaving ...
18:00, 07/18/2019

Iran seizes foreign tanker, U.S. vows to protect vital Gulf waterway Iran said on Thursday it had seized a foreign tanker smuggling fuel in the Gulf, and the U.S. military commander in the region said the United States would work "aggressively" to ensure free passage of vessels through the vital waterway....
18:00, 07/18/2019

Pentagon: 2,100 more troops headed to U.S.-Mexico border in Texas An additional 2,100 troops, including 1,100 active-duty service members and 1,000 Texas National Guard soldiers, will be deployed to the U.S.-Mexico border "in the next several weeks," the Pentagon announced....
18:34, 07/18/2019

|Randralliesonnewsofratecut The rand climbed against every G10 currency on Thursday afternoon, despite the South African Reserve Bank cutting interest rates for the first time since March 2018....
18:34, 07/18/2019

Trump Talked to Aides Before Election About Silencing Women Who Claimed Affairs, Documents Show (NEW YORK) — Court records show that in the days leading up to the 2016 election, President Donald Trump spoke with aides rushing to squash stories about alleged affairs he had. Search warrants unsealed Thursday shed new light on the president&...
18:34, 07/18/2019

‘I Believe in My Work.’ How Rep. Ilhan Omar Rose From Refugee to Trump’s Top Target Dahabo Mohamed, a freshman at Richfield High near Minneapolis, is patiently waiting in the school’s auditorium to meet her Congresswoman, Ilhan Omar. Omar has just finished giving remarks to the student body on a Tuesday morning in late May, an...
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

Amazon Offers Sellers a Leg Up, With a Catch Amazon is offering independent merchants on its platform marketing support, product reviews and prominent display. The catch? Amazon gains the right to purchase a merchant’s brand at any time for a fixed price, often $10,000....
18:34, 07/18/2019

UK opposition leader Corbyn calls remarks by President Trump racist Britain's opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn said the comments by President Donald Trump about four minority Democratic congresswomen are racist and called on the candidates to be the country's next prime minister to use the term....
18:51, 07/18/2019

Oakland bans use of facial recognition, becomes third US city to do so The Oakland City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to prevent city employees, including the police, from using or acquiring facial recognition technology....
18:51, 07/18/2019

Adding more bioethanol to petrol is no way to go green Making “greener” fuels by adding bioethanol to petrol will wreck the environment, not save it. We need to focus on making electric cars work, says Michael Le Page...
18:51, 07/18/2019

Conservatives Who Spent Months Smearing Ilhan Omar Are SHOCKED She's Being Attacked After an entire crowd full of Trump supporters chanted “send her back” about a U.S. citizen and congresswoman at the encouragement of the racist president, a bunch of people who have spent months attacking Ilhan Omar’s every move began to realize tha...
18:51, 07/18/2019

Kawhi Leonard bizarrely ripped by NBA executives Kawhi Leonard has been the talk of the NBA the past few months, yet his dazzling playoff performance hasn’t impressed everyone. As Leonard comes off a historic NBA championship with the Raptors and winning his second NBA Finals MVP, NBA executives gr...
19:17, 07/18/2019

Buck Showalter is showing he could be a perfect fit in Yankees family Buck Showalter has the subtle baseball clubhouse ribbing down. When he sees a chance to kid a little, he does it. This little dash of humor to go along with his supreme knowledge of the game has made Showalter a good watch this week on YES Network. T...
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

Market-based pricing disappearing on blue-chip US loans NEW YORK, July 18 (LPC) - Market-based pricing is disappearing in US investment grade lending as Credit Default Swaps (CDS) become a less relevant measurement of risk, and lenders feel less need to buy protection against the loans as top companies co...
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

Netflix feels pain as global subscriber growth slows Netflix shares slumped 10% as Wall Street opened on Thursday, following revelations it lost customers in its core US market for the first time in eight years....
19:17, 07/18/2019

Sen. Lee willing to fund 9/11 victim program for only 10 years GOP Sen. Mike ​Lee, who blocked a vote on a bill for 9/11 victims in the Senate, on Thursday suggested funding the program for 10 years instead of through 2092 as advocates have sought. “Last night Jon Stewart said he believed a billion dollars a yea...
19:34, 07/18/2019

BT sells iconic London HQ tower for £210m BT has agreed the sale of its central London headquarters to a private equity firm as it continues its restructuring programme.Orion Capital Managers will acquire BT Centre for almost £210 million and has agreed to lease the 300,000 square foot ...
19:34, 07/18/2019

Theresa May packs her bags, her legacy dominated by failure History may not be kind to the departing British prime minister. She had one job to do: deliver Brexit. Yet, as Brits say, she bottled it, repeatedly, and in spectacular fashion....
19:51, 07/18/2019

YouTube Music adds seamless switching between audio and videos If you're a YouTube Premium or Music Premium subscriber, switching between a song and its music video should be smoother as of today. You can hop back and forth between the two, and playback will continue from the same point with no pauses or in...
19:51, 07/18/2019

‘Send her back!’ chant: Sen. Tillis says Trump doesn’t control crowd, while Rep. Walker voices concern to Pence The two North Carolina Republicans’ divergent responses to the chant at Wednesday’s Trump rally in their state underscore how the president’s attacks on four minority congresswomen have roiled the GOP....
20:00, 07/18/2019

Ed Sheeran, Bond and Bros Katie, Stevie and Bethany dish the dirt on Ed Sheeran's new album No.6 Collaborations Project, prep their PJs ready to spend A Night In With Bros and do some time with the final season of Orange Is The New Black....
20:00, 07/18/2019

Crash damages power pole, causes road closure Google Maps TUCSON – A two-vehicle collision is causing traffic restrictions Thursday morning. Pima County Sheriff’s Department says one of the vehicles involved crashed into a power pole near W. Bopp Road and S. Tucson Estates Parkway at about 5 a...
20:34, 07/18/2019

DHS chief Kevin McAleenan says he's warned Congress about 'breaking point' at border Acting Homeland Security chief Kevin McAleenan told a House panel Thursday he's been warning Congress about an impending "breaking point" at the U.S.-Mexico border, but lawmakers won't pass needed immigration funding....
20:34, 07/18/2019

Darren Clarke’s British Open homecoming an emotional one PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland — Darren Clarke knew the feeling on the first tee was going to be different than anything he had experienced before. He just didn’t know how dramatically different. It was 6:35 in the morning Thursday, and Clarke, a native ...
20:51, 07/18/2019

Meghan McCain calls out Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner: 'Where are you in this?' President Trump's rally in North Carolina Wednesday night was a topic that elicited a passionate response from co-host Meghan McCain on "The View."        ...
21:17, 07/18/2019

This $15 Wall Charger Has Plenty of Ports to Go Around When you travel these days, one or two USB charging ports might not be enough. You’ve got to recharge your phone, your tablet, your smart watch, your headphones, your Fitbit, your portable battery. It can be a lot, and no, I don’t have a gadget probl...
21:34, 07/18/2019

U.S. places sanctions on international network involved in Iran nuclear program The United States imposed sanctions on Thursday on five people and an international network of companies the U.S. Treasury said are involved in the procurement of materials for Iran's nuclear program....
21:34, 07/18/2019

Trump says no decision yet on Turkey sanctions over its Russian purchase U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday his administration has not ruled out imposing sanctions on Turkey over its purchase of a Russian air defense system....
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

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

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

ILM, Smithsonian, and Time release Apollo 11 landing AR experience Thanks to AR, you can now experience Apollo 11's historic moon landing from a first-person perspective, inside the cockpit or from the lunar surface.Read More...
22:00, 07/18/2019

EU fines Qualcomm $272 million for modem antitrust violations The European Union today hit Qualcomm with a fine for predatory pricing against a British modem baseband maker, though it took years to reach the finding.Read More...
22:00, 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

Steve Bruce pledges to ‘prove the doubters wrong’ at Newcastle • ‘There are big shoes to fill. But I’ll give it everything’ • Hoffenheim coach says Newcastle target Joelinton will leaveSteve Bruce has vowed to win over the doubters at Newcastle after admitting he has always regretted turning down the manager’s j...
22:17, 07/18/2019

Factbox: More Republicans hit Trump's attacks on minority congresswomen after 'send her back' chant More Republican lawmakers complained on Thursday about U.S. President Donald Trump's inflammatory attacks on four Democratic lawmakers, all minority women, after chants of "send her back" by Trump supporters at a rally targeted one of them....
22:51, 07/18/2019

Mariano Rivera’s Baseball Hall of Fame memorabilia Mariano Rivera will be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday, but he already has a presence in Cooperstown. The former Yankees closer has eight items from his dominant career in the Hall and those are soon to be joined by his plaque. The ...
22:51, 07/18/2019

With 2020 Corvette, GM tries again to slot motor behind driver It's an engineering challenge to drop the engine in the rear of a vehicle. GM has tried three times to sell cars with the motor behind the driver. All are viewed as failures....
23:00, 07/18/2019

Ford tells U.S. dealers to repair small-car transmissions for free In the July 12 memo, Ford says dealerships should "arrange to diagnose the vehicle and repair as necessary." The fixes can be applied to 2011-17 models, many of which are out of warranty....
23:00, 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

Great Barrier Reef authority urges 'fastest possible action' on emissions Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority says ‘further loss of coral is inevitable’The federal agency that manages the Great Barrier Reef has made an unprecedented call for urgent action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, warning only the “strongest...
23:17, 07/18/2019

Minister flags 'ambitious' recycling targets to kickstart waste market States will be required to spend agreed portion of procurement budget on recycled materials for public projectsThe federal government is preparing to unveil “ambitious” new targets that will require all states and territories to spend a portion of th...
23:17, 07/18/2019

African Teen Gives Birth During High School Exam, Returns To Finish Nothing -- not even childbirth -- deterred teenager Fatoumata Kourouma Conde from completing the exam for which she had spent the past year preparing....
23:51, 07/18/2019

#TheBreakaway - Alberto Contador reacts to Simon Yates' brilliant stage win "Alberto Contador joins Orla Chennaoui, Brian Smith and Dan Lloyd to discuss Simon Yates\u0027 brilliant stage win. There is an interview with Geraint Thomas (10:00) and a look ahead to Friday\u0027s time trial."...
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

Fear, mistrust drive vaccination hesitancy, researchers say Half of Americans reported a hesitation or outright refusal to take an anti-Ebola vaccine, which researchers say is based on the same reasoning fueling anti-vaccine fears around the world....
00:00, 07/19/2019

Union Pacific cost cuts sheltered profit amid freight slowdown Union Pacific Corp on Thursday reported a quarterly profit that beat Wall Street estimates, as the U.S. railroad operator cut costs and raised rates to overcome disruptions from record floods in the Midwest and ongoing U.S.-China trade tensions....
00:17, 07/19/2019

Southwest schedules without Boeing 737 MAX until Nov. 2, freezes pilot hiring Southwest Airlines Co joined U.S. rivals on Thursday in cancelling more flights until early November due to the continued grounding of Boeing Co's 737 MAX, which has also prompted the low-cost carrier to freeze new pilot hiring....
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

Male Girl Scout leader who molested Westchester teens gets probation A male Girl Scout leader who pleaded guilty to sexually abusing two 14-year-old girls was sentenced to six year probation in Westchester County Thursday. Albert Orjuela, 44, of Mount Pleasant, will also be forced to register as a sex offender the Wes...
00:17, 07/19/2019

Bill Clinton visits Dominican Republic amid spate of tourist deaths Health crisis? What health crisis? Former President Bill Clinton apparently isn’t losing sleep over the recent spate of tourist deaths in the Dominican Republic – heading to the island nation to soak up some sun. “Welcome, Bill Clin...
00:17, 07/19/2019

Woman confuses sculpture of Spider-Man hands for devil horns What a tangled web a Nebraska woman weaved about a sculpture she thought depicted devil horns — but is actually Spider-Man’s hands. “It is a sculpture of two hands open, painted Red & Black, and formed into Devil Horns,” the woman w...
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

Rangers pitcher Mike Minor rips trade rumors: 'Almost like I signed just so they could trade me' With Major League Baseball's trade deadline quickly approaching, many players are starting to feel the heat. One Rangers pitcher doesn't want to move.       ...
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

12 Israelis Detained in Cyprus for Alleged Rape of British Woman (PARALIMNI, Cyprus) — A Cyprus court has ordered 12 Israelis vacationing on the east Mediterranean island nation to remain in police custody for eight days after a 19-year-old British woman alleged that she was raped. Judge Tonia Nicolaou remov...
00:51, 07/19/2019

I was Insta-famous and it was one of the worst things to happen in my 20s | Verity Johnson You get trapped in your own triviality, in the mind numbing packaging and distribution of the minutiae of your dayNothing messes you up quite so royally as becoming Insta-famous.It’s just as bad as genuine fame, only without the public fawning or fre...
01:00, 07/19/2019

Navy searches for sailor who went overboard in Arabian Sea Navy ships in the Arabian Sea are engaged in search and rescue operation for a sailor who was reported overboard on Wednesday, according to Navy officials....
01:00, 07/19/2019

Terror victims one step closer to compensation from Iran after House passes OORAH act The victims of the 1983 Marine barracks bombing in Beirut are one step closer to receiving compensation from Iran after the House passed legislation on Wednesday....
01:00, 07/19/2019

Comic-Con: Will any of these shows be the next 'Game of Thrones'? With "Game of Thrones" abdicating its TV throne after eight seasons, potential fantasy successors to its TV throne are on display at Comic-Con.        ...
01:00, 07/19/2019

Notre Dame security guard delayed response after going to wrong building when fire first broke out: report A security guard in charge of protecting Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris was working only his third day and sent his fellow colleague to the wrong building to check on the alert when the fire first broke out....
01:17, 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

Watch Taylor Swift and More Stars Embrace Their Inner Feline in First Cats Trailer Listen, if you're unfamiliar with the Cats musical, brace yourself...this may be a little weird... The trailer for the upcoming movie adaptation of the hit Broadway show was released......
02:00, 07/19/2019

Delhi High Court Gives 4-Week Parole To 1984 Riots Convict To File Appeal The Delhi High Court Thursday granted four weeks' parole to Balwan Khokhar who, along with former Congress leader Sajjan Kumar, was sentenced to life imprisonment in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case....
02:00, 07/19/2019

Can Floor Test Be Held Without Right To Issue Whip: Randeep Surjewala With the Karnataka Assembly all set for a floor test, the Congress Thursday asked how a confidence motion can be taken up when the power of a political party to issue a whip has been nullified by a......
02:00, 07/19/2019

What causes a pulse in the stomach? Feeling a pulse in the stomach, or abdomen, is not a cause for concern in some people. However, in others, it may indicate an aortic aneurysm. Learn more about the causes, risk factors, and symptoms here....
02:17, 07/19/2019

What are the signs of emotional abuse? Some signs of emotional abuse include controlling, shaming, blaming, and purposely humiliating another person. Emotional abuse can occur in many situations. Learn more about the signs, as well as what to do, here....
02:17, 07/19/2019

Philadelphia to fire 13 police officers after series of racist, discriminatory Facebook posts Examples included posts with the words “Death to Islam,” referring to blacks as “thugs,” and homophobic memes that referenced violence.        ...
02:34, 07/19/2019

Oklahoma man arrested for allegedly raping 4-year-old girl in McDonald's restroom An Oklahoma man was arrested for allegedly raping a four-year-old girl in a McDonald's restroom Tuesday afternoon while she was on a field trip.        ...
02:34, 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

'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

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

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

The Biggest Thing Holding Back Women's Soccer Is The Same Old Thing PORTLAND, Ore. — The crowd decked out in red and black sways between elation and disappointment as the seconds tick away. Voices rise when the hometown Portland Thorns take possession of the ball, and heavy sighs spread through the crowd of close to ...
03:17, 07/19/2019

Mexican president calls El Chapo’s life sentence ‘inhumane’ Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador on Thursday blasted Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman’s life sentence as “inhumane” — echoing comments made by the convicted druglord himself. “A sentence for life in a hostile jail”...
03:17, 07/19/2019

Sham-borghini: Brazilian cops raid garage making knock-off sports cars Brazilian cops have slammed the brakes on a garage churning out bogus sports cars, including sham Lamborghinis and fugazi Ferraris that looked like the lux supercars but really had Chevy engines inside. Spurred by overseas complaints from the Italian...
03:17, 07/19/2019

Zimbabwe’s participation in World T20 qualifiers in doubt after ICC suspension • Zimbabwe suspended over concerns of ‘political interference’• ICC also approve concussion replacements at board meetingZimbabwe’s participation in the upcoming World T20 qualifiers is in doubt after the International Cricket Council (ICC) suspended...
03:17, 07/19/2019

Democrats split on how to counter racism in 2020 election as Trump exploits it The party’s left wing wants an all-in battle against racism, while others question whether race should be the centerpiece of the campaign to replace Trump....
03:51, 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

Apollo 11: Google creates huge moonlight portrait larger than Central Park to honor epic mission As part of its tribute to Apollo 11, Google is using moonlight to dramatically showcase Margaret Hamilton, a pioneer whose computational work helped make the historic mission possible....
05:00, 07/19/2019

Night shifts, long hours linked to miscarriages and preterm births (Reuters Health) - Pregnant women who work nights or long hours may be more likely to have a miscarriage or preterm delivery than mothers with day jobs, a research review suggests....
05:34, 07/19/2019

Tesla opens Vegas V3 Supercharger station powered by solar and battery Tesla is opening a V3 Supercharger station right on the Las Vegas Strip. The automaker released a video today with more details about its newest charging site, located next to the LINQ hotel's High Roller ferris wheel. Drivers can take advantage...
05:51, 07/19/2019

No Sanctions On Turkey "Right Now" Over Russian Weapons Purchase: Trump US President Donald Trump said Thursday he was not considering economic sanctions "right now" on Turkey after its major weapons purchase from Russia....
05:51, 07/19/2019

Jameela Jamil's new game show feels kind of like scrolling through the world's crappiest Twitter feed Suggesting something designed for people whose daily Twitter dives are way less automatically traumatic than ours, TBS released a trailer for its new game show The Misery Index tonight, inviting us all to contemplate the worst shit imaginable (that i...
06:34, 07/19/2019

This Cats/Us trailer mash-up is hideously purrfect Never let it be said that the internet is not prepared to do its duty when the clarion call comes, because that abomination of a Cats trailer has only been out for a couple of hours, and already the mash-ups have begun. And while Jennifer Hudson’s ta...
06:34, 07/19/2019

USA is bringing back Nash Bridges, so we asked our mom if she thought it was cool According to The Hollywood Reporter, the USA Network is working on a revival of Nash Bridges, the mid-’90s cop drama that starred Don Johnson as a San Francisco police officer who lived on a boat, with Cheech Marin as his wisecracking partner. To be ...
06:34, 07/19/2019

Suspected arsonist planned Japan's worst mass killing in 18 years: media A man suspected of torching an animation studio in western Japan shouted that he had been plagiarized and appeared to have planned the attack, media said on Friday after a blaze that killed 33 people in Japan's worst mass killing in two decades....
06:34, 07/19/2019

U.S. says Navy ship 'destroyed' Iranian drone in Gulf The United States said on Thursday that a U.S. Navy ship had "destroyed" an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz after the aircraft threatened the vessel, but Iran said it had no information about losing a drone....
06:34, 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

'Titans' crew member dies after 'accident' at special effects facility during 'preparation' for shoot A special effects coordinator from DC Universe's show "Titans" has died following an accident at a special effects facility, Warner Bros. announced on Thursday. ...
07:17, 07/19/2019

Kim Kardashian thanks Trump, Pompeo and Kushner for efforts to get A$AP Rocky released from Sweden jail Kim Kardashian West thanked President Trump, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and senior Trump adviser Jared Kushner Thursday for their apparent efforts to get rapper A$AP Rocky released from prison in Sweden....
07:17, 07/19/2019

SEE IT: Man in suit piggy-backs woman to escape flooded New Jersey train station A bizarre viral video shows a man in a suit being piggy-backed by a woman through water gushing into the Short Hills, New Jersey train station during Wednesday night’s downpour....
07:34, 07/19/2019

Crown backs down and ‘refines’ plans for offshore wind auction Tender process for seabed use made more transparent after warnings from energy firmsThe Queen’s property manager has bowed to criticism over its plans for the biggest offshore wind auction in a decade by agreeing to fairer terms for renewable energy ...
07:34, 07/19/2019

| Morocco court condemns three to death for killing Scandinavian hikers A Moroccan court on Thursday condemned three Islamic State group supporters to death for the murder of two Scandinavian women beheaded while on a hiking trip in the High Atlas mountains....
08:00, 07/19/2019

Celebrate Krispy Kreme's birthday with $1 dozen deal, birthday batter-filled donuts Friday Krispy Kreme has a buy-one-get-one free deal on a dozen doughnuts Friday for its 82nd birthday plus a new Original Filled Birthday Batter Doughnut.       ...
08:00, 07/19/2019

Japan summons South Korean ambassador over WWII labor row Japan's foreign ministry has summoned the South Korean ambassador amid a deepening diplomatic dispute over wartime compensation. Earlier, an elderly man set himself on fire in protest outside Japan's embassy in Seoul....
08:00, 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

Tory MPs in push to protect new PM from confidence vote Tory MPs are pushing to introduce new rules to protect the next prime minister from a confidence vote for a year after they enter Downing Street, Sky News has learnt....
08:51, 07/19/2019

IEA does not expect 'huge increase' in crude prices: executive director The International Energy Agency (IEA) doesn't expect oil prices to rise significantly because demand is slowing and there is a glut in global crude markets, its executive director said on Friday....
09:00, 07/19/2019

Fox News’s star names excuse the inexcusable after Trump's latest racist attack Key figures at the network failed to condemn the ugly scenes on Wednesday – the latest example of the strangely needy Trump-Fox relationship“Send her back! Send her back!” The chant from a largely white crowd at Donald Trump’s campaign rally on Wedne...
09:00, 07/19/2019

|IndependentMedia:Wedidn'tdeliberatelyinflatecirculationfigures The Audit Bureau of Circulations of South Africa has amended its report on newspaper circulations for the period between Q1 2017 to Q2 2018 to accurately reflect Independent Media's circulation figures. Fin24 unpacks why its important these figures a...
09:17, 07/19/2019

A different era: Oda wins Japan's first Olympic gold in 1928 It's been over 90 years since Japan won its first Olympic gold medal and Asia's first individual gold       ...
09:34, 07/19/2019

Extinction Rebellion activist tearful as she hears protest stopped man from reaching dying father A climate activist fought back tears as she apologised to a man who was unable to reach his dying dad's bedside due to a demonstration blocking the road....
10:00, 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

UPDATE 1-Debt-laden AB InBev agrees sale of Australian unit to Asahi Anheuser-Busch InBev, the world's largest brewer, has agreed to sell its Australian operations to Japan's Asahi and is interested in reviving the stalled flotation of its Asian business....
10:51, 07/19/2019

Wirecard to handle card payments for ALDI supermarket chains Wirecard, the German payments company, said on Friday it had signed an agreement with supermarket chains ALDI Nord and ALDI Sued to process card payments at all their stores in the country....
10:51, 07/19/2019

Tlaib, AOC grill McAleenan over treatment of migrants detained at US-Mexico border Progressive lawmakers grilled a top Trump administration official Thursday about family separations at the border, with one member of the so-called "squad" accusing him of wanting to prolong the detention of children, which he denied....
10:51, 07/19/2019

Iran denies that US shot down its drone in the Strait of Hormuz Iran on Friday denied that the United States took down one of their drones in the Strait of Hormuz, as President Trump had said hours earlier. “We have not lost any drone in the Strait of Hormuz nor anywhere else,” Deputy Foreign Minister...
11:00, 07/19/2019

Utah boy showcases ‘Ice Cold Beer’ sign at root beer stand A boy in Utah used a clever marketing tool at his neighborhood soda stand by making a sign that read “Ice Cold Beer” with “root” above the word beer in tiny print. Some residents called police on 11-year-old Seth Parker for hawking the “beer&#...
11:00, 07/19/2019

3 Georgia inmates stop man from trying to commit suicide: report Three Georgia inmates sprang into action after another inmate wrapped a sheet around his neck and tried to kill himself, according to a Thursday report.  ...
11:34, 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

Kyoto Animation Became More Than Just Anime Back in April 2006, as an American living in Osaka, I had only been working here at Kotaku for a few months when a new anime took the internet by storm. At that time, cosplayers at otaku events across Japan were dressing up as the lead character in K...
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

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

Taiwan pledges help for Hong Kong protesters seeking sanctuary More than 30 protesters have arrived in Taiwan to seek shelter from prosecutionTaiwan’s government has said it will provide assistance to Hong Kong protesters seeking sanctuary, after local media reported dozens of activists involved in an unpreceden...
13:00, 07/19/2019

Shares of ad giant Publicis plunge after cut to revenue guidance Shares in French advertising conglomerate Publicis slumped after the group cut its 2019 revenue growth guidance. Shares of Publicis plunged 8.5% to their lowest level since December 2012....
13:17, 07/19/2019

Coinbase quietly kills its loss-making cryptocurrency investment packages Further to shutting down its cryptocurrency index fund, Coinbase has seemingly closed its “Bundle” now too. According to an update on its FAQ page, spotted by The Block, Coinbase Bundles “have been deprecated,” with all assets in the bundle being “re...
13:34, 07/19/2019

De Ligt 'wanted to join Juventus even before Ronaldo chat' "Juventus defender Matthijs de Ligt had made up his mind to join the Serie A champions even before Cristiano Ronaldo asked him about a potential move to Italy, the teenager said on Friday."...
13:34, 07/19/2019

Haley Lu Richardson Is Ready To Be One Of Hollywood's Leading Ladies "What's fun about acting is actually being on set and having those moments while the cameras are rolling where you really feel like you are a different person for a couple of minutes"...
13:34, 07/19/2019

|NaspersannouncesSeptemberdateforProsuslisting The media and internet giant is aiming to list its international internet asset on the Euronext Amsterdam exchange, with a secondary, inward listing on the JSE....
13:34, 07/19/2019

'Riding a horse is like flying a plane',' says Olympic gold medal winner If there was a magical formula to succeeding in the Longines Global Champions Tour (GCT), then Ben Maher would appear to have a good idea what it is....
13:34, 07/19/2019

Pavilion beside oldest cricket green in world wins protection from development threat Players at the world's oldest cricket green were today celebrating after their historic pavilion was awarded protection from the threat of development....
13:51, 07/19/2019

Bill S-203 and the future of marine parks in Canada Keeping large aquatic mammals in captivity for entertainment is slowly becoming a thing of the past in Canada after the House of Commons passed Bill S-203, also known as ‘Ending the Captivity of Whales and Dolphins Act,’ last month....
14:17, 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

Hinchcliffe: Low sun in Iowa IndyCar race could be "very dangerous" Last year's Iowa winner James Hinchcliffe says low sun in this weekend's IndyCar race at the oval could prove "dangerous", and that he is "disappointed" with the start time...
14:34, 07/19/2019

1,000 fantasy football experts just held a draft. Here’s what you can learn. Results from the ninth installment of the Scott Fish Bowl league show that, when it comes to these players, the public is out of step with the fantasy industry's latest thinking....
14:34, 07/19/2019

Millions Have Chrome, Firefox Extensions That Sell Their Every Click Some browser extensions have a side hustle in spying. From a privileged perch in your browser, they pass information about where you surf and what you view into a murky data economy....
15:00, 07/19/2019

Mark Zuckerberg's 'sleep box' invention launches on Kickstarter, raises more than $100,000 Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg built his wife, Priscilla Chan, a device he called a “sleep box." Greg Hovannisyan launched a Kickstarter for it.       ...
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

Back-to-School Sales Tax ‘Holidays’ Lure Shoppers Despite Slim Savings “People who won’t walk across the street to save $5 on a pair of pants will take a day off from work to take advantage of a sales-tax holiday,” a tax expert said....
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

Red eye: Astros rail against MLB for schedule Outfielder Josh Reddick railed against MLB for scheduling the Astros for a night game in Anaheim ahead of Friday's home game vs. the Rangers. Said manager A.J. Hinch: "It'll be brutal."...
15:17, 07/19/2019

BBC and ITV streaming service BritBox is finally coming to the UK BritBox, the streaming service from two of Britain's largest broadcasters, will finally launch in the UK by the end of 2019. The service, a partnership between the BBC and ITV, will be priced at £5.99 ($7.50) a month, offering HD video acr...
15:34, 07/19/2019

Japan Fire Killed Mostly Women, at a Studio Known for Hiring Them Kyoto Animation is known for employing more women than most of its competitors do, and that was reflected in the toll from the apparent arson on Thursday....
16:17, 07/19/2019

South Africa’s Zuma threatens ANC enemies after graft inquiry adjourns Former South African president Jacob Zuma threatened enemies in his ruling African National Congress (ANC) party on Friday, after securing a concession on how he is questioned at a corruption inquiry....
16:17, 07/19/2019

South Africa's graft watchdog finds Ramaphosa deliberately misled parliament South Africa's anti-corruption watchdog said on Friday that President Cyril Ramaphosa had "deliberately misled" parliament about a 500,000 rand ($35,900) donation he received for his 2017 election campaign for the leadership of the ruling ANC....
16:17, 07/19/2019

New Amazfit smartwatches may soon be on sale worldwide Chinese manufacturer Huami spent the first half of 2019 bringing out a new series of watches including the new Amazfit Verge 2 and Amazfit Bip Lite, and it seems these new devices will soon be on sale worldwide.Huami has often brought its Amazfit dev...
16:17, 07/19/2019

Michael Chabon Floats the Idea of Picard Seeing Some Very Old Friends The new Jay & Silent Bob recruits a daughter of Krypton. Neil Gaiman shuts down talk of a live-action Coraline. A familiar face returns for Supergirl’s next season. Plus, up close with Stephen Amell’s final Arrow costume update, an almighty dino-...
16:34, 07/19/2019

7 luxurious hotels loved by royalty From the British Windsors to the Aga Khan to Monaco's House of Grimaldi, privacy and discretion is paramount for royals when traveling. First-class hospitality, personalized service and luxury amenities are also essential, so it takes a truly remarka...
16:34, 07/19/2019

Jet Airways' lenders approve interim finance plan for the carrier Lenders to Jet Airways agreed on Friday to provide some interim financing to the bankrupt airline to help it cover legal and other costs, as resolution experts look to find a potential buyer....
16:34, 07/19/2019

As U.S. 'superstar' cities thrive, weaker ones get left behind In the depths of the financial crisis, when the world was shunning debt and battening down for the worst, city officials here zagged in what seemed a preposterous direction and spent $600 million on a new convention center....
16:34, 07/19/2019

Tour de France organisers looking to launch major women's race "Tour de France organisers are looking to launch a major women\u0027s race which \"would be to women\u0027s cycling what the Tour de France is to men\u0027s cycling\", they said on Friday."...
16:51, 07/19/2019

Video shows real-life ‘Spider-Man’ scaling down 19-story building during Philly fire A man climbed down the side of a 19-story building to escape a fire in Philadelphia. He made it to the ground safely, according to local media.        ...
17:00, 07/19/2019

Thousands without power after explosion, fire in downtown Madison Two fires are burning at downtown Madison properties of the Madison Gas and Electric company.        ...
17:00, 07/19/2019

200th New York firefighter dies from 9/11-related illness as funding debate rages on The number of firefighters who have died from illness stemming from the 9/11 terrorist attacks is now at 200.        ...
17:00, 07/19/2019

AirAsia Pilot Suspended For Wrongly Transmitting "Hijack Code": Report Aviation regulator DGCA Friday suspended an AirAsia India pilot for a period of three months for erroneously transmitting the ''hijack code'' to the Air Traffic Services during a Delhi-Srinagar flight......
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

Trump’s supposed Secret Political Genius is overblown It's tempting to argue the provocative things that Trump does — like his racist tweets — are actually somehow politically savvy. Here's why that may not be the case....
17:00, 07/19/2019

Riders stuck for 2 hours on Six Flags roller coaster 'Firebird' in Maryland Roller coaster riders were stuck atop a hill for nearly two hours at a Six Flags amusement park in Maryland when the ride malfunctioned.       ...
17:00, 07/19/2019

Nishino aims to make Thailand regional soccer power Former Japan head coach Akira Nishino says he wants to help Thailand's national team become a regional power as its new manager       ...
17:17, 07/19/2019

Is it Patriots or bust in the AFC East? SportsPulse: Lorenzo Reyes examines each team in the AFC East and tells us why each may or may not makes the playoffs.       ...
17:17, 07/19/2019

CORRECTED-UPDATE 4-Oil rises after U.S. Navy downs Iranian drone; set for weekly fall Oil prices rose on Friday as tensions spiked again in the Middle East after the United States said it had destroyed an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz, a major chokepoint for global crude flows....
17:34, 07/19/2019

Let Your Kid See Paper Versions of Your Bills Monopoly is going cashless—a new edition of the board game features a voice assistant that manages the buying and selling. This is weird. Doesn’t the joy come from basking in all the paper bills you’ve collected like you’re Scrooge McDuck? But the ch...
17:34, 07/19/2019

UK eco-activists banned from using boats in street protests Climate-change activists Extinction Rebellion have been banned from using their trademark boats in the last of a series of Summer protests on Friday....
17:51, 07/19/2019

Church of the Apostles Found? Archaeologists Claim Byzantine-Era Church is Highly Significant Archaeologists with the Israel Antiquities Authority have made what they claim to be a major discovery.  ...
17:51, 07/19/2019

Germany honors resisters who tried to assassinate Hitler Germany is marking the 75th anniversary of the most famous plot to kill Adolf Hitler, after decades in which the resistance against the Nazis has gradually come to be viewed as a cornerstone of the country’s modern history...
18:00, 07/19/2019

Jim Harbaugh doesn't backtrack, says Urban Meyer comment wasn't anything new Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh was asked about his Urban Meyer criticism. And he didn't shy away from the barb he tossed at the ex-Ohio State coach.       ...
18:17, 07/19/2019

Returning to Lac Mégantic, a Scene of Great Disaster As part of a series following up on disasters, The Times returned to Lac Mégantic, Quebec, where a train derailment killed 47 and recovery remains slow....
18:17, 07/19/2019

The Army’s Failure to Train and Equip Troops in Afghanistan The recent deaths of U.S. service members in Afghanistan are part of a larger issue resulting from the Pentagon’s struggle to contend with multiple wars and new global threats at once....
18:17, 07/19/2019

Turkish soldier killed, six wounded in operation in Iraq's north A Turkish soldier was killed and six wounded on Friday in an operation in northern Iraq during clashes with the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), the Turkish defense ministry said....
18:17, 07/19/2019

Kansas City Chiefs star Tyreek Hill avoids suspension Kansas City Chiefs star Tyreek Hill will not be suspended by the NFL for violating the league's personal conduct policy following investigations into child abuse claims made against the wide receiver....
18:34, 07/19/2019

Rand Paul Offers Actual Journalist a Deranged Journalism Lesson Sen. Rand Paul, alleged “aqua buddha” worshiper and avowed liberty-defender, has some Very Serious Thoughts about journalism, which he helpfully shared with Jeevan Vittal—an actual professional journalist—during a painfully uncomfortable stroll throu...
18:51, 07/19/2019

Assam Limps Back To Life As Flood Situation Improves, 50 Killed So Far The situation in Assam improved amid receding flood waters today, although the number of dead rose to 50 with 11 more losing their lives over the last 24 hours. Officials said 1.5 lakh people continue......
19:00, 07/19/2019

Mayawati Demands Justice From BJP For UP's Sonbhadra Clash Victims Bahujan Samaj Party president Mayawati Friday accused both the BJP and the Congress of continued "harassment of tribals" and demanded justice for the victims of the Sonbhadra clash in Uttar Pradesh,......
19:00, 07/19/2019

‘Toxic cowboy culture’: Sexual harassment claims spike in Canada’s airline industry Fired in 2016 after eight years with WestJet, a flight attendant has spoken out publicly about the "toxic" relations and "cowboy culture" at airlines....
19:17, 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

'I'm not everyone's cup of tea': Steve Bruce's first Newcastle press conference – video Newly appointed Newcastle boss Steve Bruce is quietly confident he will do a good job at the club despite admitting he is "not everyone's cup of tea."The 58-year-old, who has succeeded Rafael Benítez, was speaking at his first Newcastle United press ...
19:51, 07/19/2019

Baby born on 7-Eleven Day at 7:11 p.m., weighs 7 lbs., 11 oz., gets 7-Eleven college fund It's stranger than fiction: A baby girl in St. Louis was born on 7-Eleven Day at 7:11 p.m., weighing 7 pounds and 11 ounces.       ...
20:17, 07/19/2019

Merkel feels solidarity with minority congresswomen attacked by Trump German Chancellor Merkel on Friday distanced herself from U.S. President Donald Trump's comment that four minority Democratic congresswomen should "go back" to where they came from....
20:17, 07/19/2019

Aaron Boone Explains What It Means To Be A Fucking Savage In That Fucking Box Yankees manager Aaron Boone’s post-ejection rant was an all-timer. Upset over generous called strikes for the Rays on both Aaron Judge and Brett Gardner—two men of disparate sizes and thus strike zones—Boone jumped in front of an ejection aimed for G...
20:34, 07/19/2019

England stars Rory Burns and Sam Curran ready to boost Surrey's T20 bid Rory Burns and Sam Curran are set to play in Surrey's T20 Blast opener at Essex tonight before joining England's squad for the Test against Ireland next week....
20:51, 07/19/2019

D.C. will feel as hot as Death Valley as record-breaking heat wave scorches most of the US Record hot temperatures are likely, says National Weather Service. Heat index is forecast to surge past 100 degrees and near the 110s in many areas.        ...
20:51, 07/19/2019

Switzerland celebrates rare wine festival Dubbed a once-in-a-generation spectacle, Swiss and tourists alike are flocking to a Lake Geneva town to celebrate the region's winemakers. Organizers said the festival "highlights the work on the vineyard."...
21:34, 07/19/2019

Thousands of federal inmates to be released under criminal justice overhaul Nearly 3,100 federal inmates will be released from prisons nationwide Friday under the first major milestone of the First Step Act. Deputy Attorney General Jeffrey A. Rosen said the en masse release is possible because inmates’ sentences were lighten...
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

|WATCH:UKhitwithrecessionwarningasBrexitbattlebuildsinparliament Britain might be entering a full-blown recession that a no-deal exit from the European Union would compound, blowing a £30bn hole in the public finances, a budget watchdog said on Thursday....
21:51, 07/19/2019

JC Penney: We haven't hired advisors 'to prepare for an in-court restructuring or bankruptcy' J.C. Penney on Friday afternoon issued a statement responding to a report that the embattled department store chain had hired advisers to explore debt restructuring options, potentially buying it more time for a turnaround....
21:51, 07/19/2019

Facebook prototypes haptic feedback wristbands for AR/VR If you've dreamed of interacting with VR or AR content without needing to hold controllers in your hands, Facebook's wristbands could make that a reality.Read More...
22:00, 07/19/2019

Man sentenced in 2002 sexual assault cold case TUCSON – A man connected to a 2002 sexual assault cold case was sentenced to 35 years in prison Friday. Troy Ringwald is accused of sexually assaulting a woman in a remote area on Tucson’s east side. Troy Ringwald/ Pima County Sheriff’s Departm...
22:17, 07/19/2019

Charlotte mayor reacts to ‘send her back’ chants from Trump rally CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Charlotte Mayor Vi Lyles has just responded to the ‘send her back’ chants from a Trump rally in North Carolina earlier this week.  President Donald Trump said Thursday he was unhappy with his supporters chanting “s...
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