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"Batting On Their Own": PM's Dig At Mani Shankar Aiyar, Sam Pitroda

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, referring to the controversial statements of Congress leaders Sam Pitroda and Mani Shankar Aiyar, said today that "two closest courtiers" of...

'Batting On Their Own': PM's Dig At Mani Shankar Aiyar, Sam Pitroda

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"Non-Gandhi Can Be Congress Chief, But...": Mani Shankar Aiyar Amid uncertainty over Rahul Gandhi continuing as Congress president, senior leader Mani Shankar Aiyar said Sunday that a "non-Gandhi" can be party chief, but the Gandhi family must remain active......
14:17, 06/23/2019

"Was I Not Prophetic?" Mani Shankar Aiyar Revives "Neech" Controversy Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar has resurfaced, with one more round of voting to go in the national election, with an article justifying the "Neech" slur he had used for Prime Minister Narendra......
09:17, 05/14/2019

Mani Shankar Aiyar Abuses Journalists, Calls PM Modi "Coward" Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar on Tuesday pushed aside a microphone, made fists and used an expletive at reporters who questioned him about his "neech" (vile) jibe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi....
06:00, 05/15/2019

Boycott Congress After Mani Shankar Aiyar Abuses Reporters: BJP To Media The BJP on Wednesday said the media in Himachal Pradesh should boycott the Congress to protest its leader Mani Shankar Aiyar's objectionable behaviour with reporters....
21:34, 05/15/2019

Mani Shankar Aiyar's "Neech" Slur An Attempt To Stay In News: Congress After initially going soft on Mani Shankar Aiyar, the Congress party today condemned the senior leader's article where he justified the "Neech" slur he had used for Prime Minister Narendra Modi,......
20:51, 05/14/2019

PM Recaps "Storm In Gujarat" As Mani Shankar Aiyar Justifies "Neech" Slur Prime Minister Narendra Modi, targeted again by Congress's Mani Shankar Aiyar - this time by an article justifying his two-year-old "Neech" (vile) slur - retaliated through the day. From party chief......
21:51, 05/14/2019

Vijay Shankar Trolled For Dismal Batting Show At No. 4 Vijay Shankar has struggled to put forward a convincing display after being slotted at the much-discussed No. 4 slot in the Indian batting line-up at World Cup 2019....
10:34, 06/28/2019

KM Mani: Kerala Legislator Who Served For 50 Consecutive Years Veteran Kerala Congress leader KM Mani, who died in Kottayam today, had been a dominant player in Kerala's coalition politics for over four decades, serving under six Chief Ministers. He was a......
20:00, 04/28/2019

"Hua Toh Hua": Congress's Sam Pitroda Shredded For 1984 Remark By PM, BJP Congress leader Sam Pitroda's "Hua to hua" comment on the 1984 anti-Sikh riots showed the "character and mentality" of the party, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday while campaigning in......
12:00, 05/10/2019

"Come, Debate With Me. I'm Also Gujarati", Sam Pitroda Challenges PM Modi Congress leader Sam Pitroda challenges Prime Minister Narendra Modi to a debate on "issues", alleging the BJP government had failed to deliver on promises made during the 2014 Lok Sabha election......
21:00, 05/09/2019

"Sam Pitroda Should Be Ashamed": Rahul Gandhi On 1984 Remark The Congress's Sam Pitroda's remarks on the 1984 anti-Sikh riots is "absolutely wrong and he should apologise to the nation for it", Rahul Gandhi said today, reiterating his stand on the controversial......
11:34, 05/13/2019

Rahul Gandhi Is Highly Educated, Intelligent: Sam Pitroda Senior Congress leader Sam Pitroda Sunday said party chief Rahul Gandhi was "very educated and intelligent" and that the country needed young leaders like him....
21:17, 05/05/2019

"What If Your Family..."? Harsimrat Kaur To Sam Pitroda Over 1984 Remark Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal hit out at Sam Pitroda today for his remark on the 1984 Sikh genocide, asking that if his entire family is killed tomorrow would he still think or say "hua to hua"?...
14:17, 05/10/2019

Sam Pitroda's 1984 Comment "Not The Opinion Of The Party", Says Congress Lacerated over the comments of its top leader Sam Pitroda on the 1984 anti-Sikh riots, the Congress today distanced itself from "remarks made by any individual" and cautioned its leaders to be......
14:17, 05/10/2019

PM Slams Congress After Sam Pitroda's " Hua Toh Hua" Remark On 1984 Riots Campaigning for the sixth phase of Lok Sabha elections will end this evening. 59 constituencies, spread over 7 states, will go to polls in this phase on Sunday....
12:00, 05/10/2019

Sam Pitroda Apologises For 1984 Remark, Says He Meant "Move On" Attacked by the BJP and admonished by his Congress party, Sam Pitroda today apologised for his comments on the 1984 anti-Sikh riots which, he said, had been "misrepresented and blown out of......
19:51, 05/10/2019

"PM From Mahatma's Soil Stoops So Low": Sam Pitroda On Rajiv Gandhi Jab Congress leader Sam Pitroda Monday reacted strongly to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's remark that former PM Rajiv Gandhi died as "corrupt number 1", and said he cannot believe that a man from the land......
15:00, 05/06/2019

"Will Rahul Gandhi Sack His Guru?" BJP On Sam Pitroda's 1984 Remark Union Minister Arun Jaitley and BJP chief Amit Shah tore into the Congress over Rahul Gandhi's close aide Sam Pitroda's comments on the 1984 anti-Sikh riots on Thursday....
08:51, 05/10/2019

"1984 A Terrible Tragedy, Sam Pitroda Was Out Of Line," Says Rahul Gandhi Congress leader Sam Pitroda's remarks on the 1984 anti-Sikh riots were "absolutely and completely out of line" and he should apologise for them, party chief Rahul Gandhi said in a Facebook post today....
21:17, 05/10/2019

A Novel Idea in the Majors: Using Batting Practice to Get Better B.P. has been a baseball tradition for more than a century, but there is evidence that the usual methods might make batters worse. So some teams are experimenting....
14:17, 05/23/2019

Law Ministry Will Not Only Be A 'Post Office': Ravi Shankar Prasad Union Ravi Shankar Prasad, who took charge of the Law Ministry on Monday, said he and his ministry will not be merely a "post office" but a stakeholder in the judicial system, including in the......
17:51, 06/03/2019

"Sam Pitroda Wrong, No Debate On 1984 Tragedy": Rahul Gandhi To NDTV Speaking to NDTV after an election rally in Madhya Pradesh, Congress President Rahul Gandhi repeated his statement that Sam Pitroda's comments on the 1984 anti-Sikh riots were wrong...
12:34, 05/11/2019

Edwin Encarnacion batting fifth in Yankees debut Edwin Encarnacion will make his Yankees debut in the middle of the batting order. Fans at Yankee Stadium will get their first look at Encarnacion in pinstripes with him batting fifth in the lineup as designated hitter against the Rays. Encarnacion, w...
04:51, 06/18/2019

Ravi Shankar Prasad Among 4 Union Ministers Contesting In Bihar As many as four Union ministers are among the 157 candidates in Bihar whose electoral fortunes will be decided on Sunday in the final phase of general elections....
09:17, 05/18/2019

Ravi Shankar Prasad: PM Modi's Digital India Minder From a counsel holding the brief for the deity ''Ram Lalla'' in the Ayodhya title suit to a moderniser spearheading the ''Digital India'' initiative and clamping down on contentious practices like......
01:17, 05/31/2019

Robinson Cano now batting fifth as Mets’ lineup becomes ‘more fluid’ Robinson Cano’s days of batting third appear to have ended. Mets manager Mickey Callaway has dropped Cano to fifth in the order to open the second half of the season Friday night against the Marlins in a showdown between the National League bottom-dw...
00:17, 07/13/2019

Harper batting leadoff can't spark reeling Phillies The slumping Phillies batted Bryce Harper in the leadoff spot Thursday night against the Nationals, hoping to spark the offense, but Harper went 1-for in a 7-4 loss....
11:00, 06/21/2019

Australia's Smith takes batting obsession to shower "Practising cover drives in shower is just one manifestation of Steve Smith\u0027s batting obsession but the Australian has assured his anxious team at the World Cup that he is not overdoing it."...
00:51, 06/18/2019

Yankees’ DJ LeMahieu, Gio Urshela have shot at batting title If the Yankees maintain their comfortable lead in the AL East, next month could lack drama in The Bronx. That is, unless DJ LeMahieu and Gio Urshela end up going head-to-head for the AL batting title. “That would be cool,’’ CC Sabathia said of a pote...
02:51, 08/17/2019

Watch: MS Dhoni Stops While Batting To Set The Field For Bangladesh During the 40th over of India's batting, MS Dhoni stopped Bangladesh bowler Sabbir Rahman midway and asked him to remove a fielder who was standing in the middle of no where....
17:17, 05/29/2019

A’s skip batting practice due to bee swarm at Angel Stadium ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Athletics have canceled batting practice at Angel Stadium after a pesky swarm of bees took the field. The A’s could have hit despite the bees Thursday, but manager Bob Melvin decided to skip it, saying he didn...
05:51, 06/07/2019

Spectrum Auction Including For 5G Services This Year: Ravi Shankar Prasad India will hold a mega spectrum auction for 5G and other radiowaves in the current calendar year, and intends to start 5G trials in the next 100 days, the newly-appointed Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar......
15:51, 06/03/2019

Top Court Judges Should Avoid Harsh Words: Ravi Shankar Prasad Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said in Rajya Sabha on Monday that the Supreme Court judges should avoid "harsh words" and referred to the observations like "constitutional fraud" in the minority......
05:51, 07/09/2019

Poll Body Didn't Get Any Complaints On EVM Defects: Ravi Shankar Prasad There is no discrepancies regarding the voter turnout/and votes counted on Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) in Lok Sabha polls, the Rajya Sabha was informed Thursday....
14:51, 06/27/2019

Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad Countered By Party Colleague In Parliament A BJP member in the Lok Sabha today countered his colleague - Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad's remarks that during calamities, that only state-run telecom operators provide free services to......
16:00, 06/26/2019

Jason Roy’s future lies in batting down the order, says Trevor Bayliss • Surrey man has struggled as opener in Ashes series• ‘He’s doing a job for the team at the moment’Trevor Bayliss is not known to be an Eric Morecambe fan but, when asked about England’s lineup for the third Ashes Test, the coach essentially claimed ...
22:00, 08/20/2019

Everyone be cool: Aaron Hicks is taking batting practice in the Bronx Aaron Hicks taking some BP in the Bronx today pic.twitter.com/wkBni2WeoJ — George's Box Pod (@GeorgesBoxPod) May 9, 2019 Aaron Hicks has been playing in extended Spring Training and Single A games down in Tampa for the last week or so. It...
19:34, 05/10/2019

Why Robinson Cano’s struggles won’t change Mets batting order PHILADELPHIA — Robinson Cano keeps getting the keys to the three-hole in the Mets’ lineup, even as he tries to shift out of reverse. The 36-year-old second baseman was back in his regular spot Tuesday, and despite going 2-for-4 with an RBI and a walk...
07:00, 06/26/2019

Bihar's Patna Sahib Set For Shatrughan Sinha, Ravi Shankar Prasad Clash A clash of titans is on the cards in Patna Sahib where Shatrughan Sinha is seeking to retain the seat for a third consecutive term, this time on a Congress ticket, surmounting a formidable challenge......
11:00, 05/18/2019

World Cup: Vijay Shankar Faces Injury Scare Ahead Of Afghanistan Clash With Shikhar Dhawan already ruled out of the tournament due to thumb fracture and Bhuvneshwar Kumar out for two games due to hamstring strain, Vijay Shankar's injury will only increase tension for the......
12:34, 06/20/2019

Aaron Judge batting leadoff in long-awaited Yankees return Aaron Judge will make his much-anticipated Yankees return in a spot Yankees fans won’t recognize. Judge is batting leadoff as he makes his return from the injured list, his first major league action since he was sidelined with an oblique injury on Ap...
03:00, 06/22/2019

England must prove stubborn Smith has not 'solved batting' if they are to reclaim Ashes "Crabbing around on his crease and chuntering away to himself, Steve Smith is a horrible batsmen to watch. But on a day when wickets tumbled at Edgbaston, Smith was the limpet that England just couldn’t budge."...
22:17, 08/01/2019

Washington Nationals' Max Scherzer plans to start despite breaking nose during batting practice Washington Nationals star Max Scherzer is still set to start Wednesday night against the Philadelphia Phillies despite a bizarre incident he had during batting practice Tuesday....
21:34, 06/19/2019

Todd Frazier’s early-morning batting cage work pays off for Mets Todd Frazier reported to the batting cages at 7 a.m. Thursday for a noon game. When the contest finally got going hours later, Frazier showed some signs of life in what has been an otherwise rough month for the third baseman. “I had to go back to the...
09:51, 07/26/2019

East Lansing High assistant baseball coach dies after throwing batting practice East Lansing High School assistant baseball coach Ed Outslay collapsed after batting practice. He was pronounced dead after being taken to a hospital.        ...
14:34, 05/22/2019

Cleveland Indians' Jason Kipnis trolled by officer over batting average in lieu of speeding ticket Cleveland Indians infielder Jason Kipnis was pulled over Monday for speeding down Interstate 90 on his way to Progressive Field on Monday for a game against the Chicago White Sox....
23:00, 05/08/2019

South Africa captain Faf du Plessis laments batting display as New Zealand defeat crushes World Cup hopes South Africa captain Faf du Plessis was once again left ruing a poor batting performance as defeat against New Zealand all but ended his side's World Cup dream....
03:51, 06/20/2019

"What Happened, Happened": Sam Pitroda Says As BJP Cites Anti-Sikh Riots Congress's Sam Pitroda, who is in charge of the party's overseas units, today brushed off the BJP's suggestion that the 1984 anti-Sikh riots took place on the orders of former Prime Minister Rajiv......
21:51, 05/09/2019

Jaguar And Audi Are Having A Really Hard Time Beating Tesla In The US It's a trope that's been around roughly as long as Elon Musk has been in the car business: When a new electric vehicle is unveiled, it's dubbed a potential "Tesla killer."...
09:17, 08/20/2019

Fourth-ranking House Democrat backs Trump impeachment inquiry Assistant House speaker Ben Ray Lujan, D-N.M., announced his support for an impeachment investigation into President Donald Trump, saying his presidency is creating "grave national concerns."...
09:17, 08/20/2019

Ohio man arrested for threatening Jewish community center pleads not guilty A man who was arrested for possessing a cache of weaponry and making threats against a Jewish community center pleaded not guilty in Ohio court on Monday....
09:17, 08/20/2019

Beer recalled due to ‘risk of explosion’ A Wisconsin brewery recalled one of its beers because it was “at risk for explosion.” The brewery took to social media to announce that anyone with bottles of the beer should either “refrigerate or carefully dispose of them.” Apparently, one of the i...
09:17, 08/20/2019

Tiger leaves door open to playing on Presidents Cup team U.S. Presidents Cup captain Tiger Woods said on Monday he may select himself to play for the team in December but he would need to see how sharp his game is before making the call....
09:51, 08/20/2019

Sabino grad Drew Dixon makes impression with UA coaches TUCSON – The Arizona Wildcats just released their depth chart as they prep for their opener at Hawaii on August 24 and former Sabino High standout Drew Dixon is projected as a starter at Wide Receiver. Here’s more from our Monday sportsca...
09:51, 08/20/2019

What's driving Asian markets now Asian markets were mixed Tuesday as China took the next, critical step in a long-awaited money management reform, and as the United States gave the Chinese tech company Huawei a slight reprieve in Washington's ongoing trade war with Beijing....
10:17, 08/20/2019

Protesters set fire to a parliament building in West Papua as demonstrations spread Thousands of protesters in the provincial capital of Indonesia's West Papua have set fire to a local government building amid widespread demonstrations sparked by alleged police discrimination against Papuan students....
10:51, 08/20/2019

Judge dismisses turnaround guru's racketeering case vs McKinsey A federal judge dismissed claims on Monday by turnaround pioneer Jay Alix that McKinsey & Co violated racketeering laws when the consulting firm expanded into advising bankrupt U.S. companies....
11:17, 08/20/2019

Disney streaming service to launch in Canada, Netherlands in November Walt Disney Co said on Monday it will launch its Disney+ video streaming service in Canada and the Netherlands on Nov. 12, the same date as its previously announced United States launch....
11:17, 08/20/2019

FDA declines to approve Sarepta's second Duchenne treatment Sarepta Therapeutics Inc said on Monday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration declined to approve its newest treatment for Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD), citing safety concerns including the risk of infection and kidney toxicity....
11:17, 08/20/2019

African Americans need 24-hour blood pressure checks NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Measuring blood pressure outside the clinic using 24-hour monitoring equipment is important for identifying and managing hypertension in African-Americans, a new study shows....
11:17, 08/20/2019

Manga Artist Goes Back And Redoes Old Illustrations When a manga first starts, the artist is still usually finding how the characters look. With time, that changes and over the course of the later issues, their appearance evolves. But what if an artist went back and redid those old illustrations? That...
11:17, 08/20/2019

EuroHockey Championship 2019 live stream: how to watch every game from anywhere The 2019 EuroHockey Championship is here meaning the chance for teams to automatically qualify for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The pressure is on and the defending champions Netherlands will be in it to retain that title. You're in the right place ...
11:51, 08/20/2019

Go big on storage with these 512GB Samsung S10 deals for the price of 128GB Are you one of those people who doesn't really trust the intangible notion of the cloud? Do you prefer to 'own' the media on your smartphone rather than stream it?If that sounds like you, then you're probably also somebody that li...
11:51, 08/20/2019

World’s cheapest PC costs only $19.99 If you're looking for an absolute steal on a new PC, this may be one of the cheapest deals to ever go online.For the next few days, Gearbest is selling the Q96 Home Smart TV box, an Android mini PC, for a mere $19.99 including free shipping from...
11:51, 08/20/2019

Motorola One Action to launch in India on August 23 Motorola was one of the most prominent budget smartphone makers, but the last few years have not been easy for them. Moto was unable to match the Chinese competition's pricing and its devices weren't very innovative. The upcoming Moto One A...
11:51, 08/20/2019

Climate change will shrink 'virtually all' economies around the globe by 2100, study warns Plastic pollution found in the world's oceans and the melting permafrost in the Arctic could have startling economic burdens, perhaps as much as $2.5 trillion and $70 trillion, respectively....
11:51, 08/20/2019

Islamic State could re-emerge in Syria, Chinese envoy warns China's envoy said on Tuesday that there was a danger of Islamic State forces reviving in Syria and called for progress in the political process between the Assad government and opposition....
11:51, 08/20/2019

Ransomware Attack Hits 23 Texas Towns, Authorities Say The state declined to say which towns were affected by the coordinated cyberattack. But one expert said it could signal more such attacks in the future....
11:51, 08/20/2019

| PICS | Radovan Krejcir's former mansion near Prague ravaged in blaze A repossessed villa in Cernošice near Prague in the Czech Republic - that once belonged to Radovan Krejcir - has been hit by a "large fire", Czech media has reported....
12:17, 08/20/2019

Jennifer Aniston and Steve Carell fight it out in new trailer for Apple TV+ exclusive The Morning Show Apple has finally released a full trailer for its flagship Apple TV Plus series, The Morning Show – and the drama looks to be a lot darker than we imagined.Starring Jennifer Aniston, Steve Carell and Reese Witherspoon, The Morning Show examine...
12:17, 08/20/2019

Xiaomi Mi Band 5 is in the works and might be coming fairly soon The Xiaomi Mi Band 4 went on sale in June, and the Xiaomi Mi Band 5 is already being developed according to Wang Huang, founder, chairman of the board and chief executive officer at Huami (the company that makes the Mi Bands for Xiaomi).According to ...
12:17, 08/20/2019

Things Can Get Worse for Japan's Struggling Regional Banks Ultralow interest rates are making it a miserable year for Japanese banks, with many stocks hitting historic lows. The bad news is that things can still get worse....
12:17, 08/20/2019

US Missile Test Will Trigger A New "Arms Race", Says China China warned Tuesday that the testing of a medium-range cruise missile by the US would start a new "arms race", after a launch off the coast of California....
12:51, 08/20/2019

UK "Concerned" By Reports Hong Kong Consulate Employee Detained In China Britain's Foreign Office said Tuesday it was "extremely concerned" by reports that a Hong Kong consulate employee had been detained by mainland Chinese authorities on his way back to the city....
12:51, 08/20/2019

China Accused Of Using Twitter, Facebook To Undermine Hong Kong Protests Twitter Inc and Facebook Inc said on Monday they had dismantled a state-backed information operation originating in mainland China that sought to undermine protests in Hong Kong....
12:51, 08/20/2019

Ease stress, headaches and anxiety with these at-home reflexology pressure points From easing stubborn neck pain to giving a mini liver detox boost, celebrity reflexologist Gemma Ireland says these at-home self-care acupressure tips may be able to help...
12:51, 08/20/2019

Isuzu D-Max V-Cross 1.9-Litre Diesel Automatic Launched In India; Priced At Rs. 19.99 Lakh Isuzu India has introduced the V-Cross pick-up truck with the new 1.9-litre diesel engine and an automatic transmission. The new Isuzu V-Cross Z-Prestige is a new limited edition variant that gets the......
13:17, 08/20/2019

Vaping Moves From the Bathroom to the Classroom Middle-school and high-school students are becoming more daring in their use of electronic cigarettes, often vaping right under their teachers’ noses....
13:17, 08/20/2019

5 time-saving tricks I used to make $106,421 on the side while working a demanding 9-to-5 job Courtesy of Luisa Zhou Luisa Zhou's career is built around teaching people how to start their own six-figure-plus businesses working for themselves. Before she turned in her notice at a great job with a six-figure salary, she had already made $106,4...
13:17, 08/20/2019

Gordon back with Patriots while on non-football injury list Oft-suspended wide receiver Josh Gordon returned to the New England Patriots' practice field on Monday without pads and without saying when he might be able to play again....
13:17, 08/20/2019

No surprise here: Fields named Ohio State's starting QB Ohio State coach Ryan Day on Monday made official what most people figured was a foregone conclusion: Georgia transfer Justin Fields will be the starting quarterback when the No. 5 Buckeyes open the season Aug. 31 against Florida Atlantic....
13:17, 08/20/2019

Colin Kaepernick sends message to players still kneeling during anthem: 'Stay strong brothers' Colin Kaepernick, the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback who sparked a firestorm three years ago when he decided to kneel during the national anthem, showed support Sunday to those NFL players who are still employed and still protesting perceived...
13:17, 08/20/2019

Home Depot misses on sales and cuts outlook on worries tariffs could hit consumer spending Home Depot's CEO said the retailer cut its outlook partly due to "the potential impacts to the U.S. consumer arising from recently announced tariffs."...
13:17, 08/20/2019

Tucker Carlson Returns From His Racism Vacation With Far Fewer Advertisers Earlier this month, Tucker Carlson claimed on air that the dangers of white supremacy are a “hoax,” a move that prompted quite a few of his advertisers to flee and coincidentally coincided with him taking a quick trip “to the wilderness”. On Monday n...
13:17, 08/20/2019

Fighting Racism Even, and Especially, Where We Don’t Realize It Exists In “How to Be an Antiracist,” the scholar Ibram X. Kendi scrutinizes himself and the rest of us for lessons on how to eradicate the scourge of racism....
13:51, 08/20/2019

Bloomberg: Apple TV+ will cost $9.99 per month and launch in November Apple's video streaming strategy may be getting clearer with a report that its subscription TV service will go live in November and cost $9.99 per month.Read More...
14:34, 08/20/2019

New York Giants' Jabrill Peppers reveals moments that steered him away from baseball New York Giants defensive back Jabrill Peppers is mostly known for his prominence on the football field. But as a kid, he had his hand in youth baseball....
14:34, 08/20/2019

Leader of Pakistan-held Kashmir welcomes Trump initiative The president of Pakistani-administered Kashmir has welcomed efforts by U.S. President Donald Trump to lower tensions between Pakistan and India over the disputed Himalayan region and warned of a humanitarian crisis in the Indian-held portion...
14:34, 08/20/2019

Conan O'Brien vows to negotiate Trump's Greenland deal, offers up Florida "Conan" host Conan O'Brien is offering his negotiation skills to President Trump after it was reported that he had expressed serious interest in buying Greenland. ...
14:34, 08/20/2019

Man Utd vows to take action after Pogba targeted by racist abuse on social media Manchester United says it is "working to identify" those responsible for the racist abuse aimed at midfielder Paul Pogba on social media following Monday's 1-1 draw at Wolverhampton Wanderers....
14:34, 08/20/2019

Darren Lehman appointed coach of Hundred team Northern Superchargers Darren Lehmann, who left his job as Australia coach in the wake of the sandpaper scandal last spring, has been confirmed as the men's coach of Northern Superchargers, the Leeds-based team in the Hundred....
15:00, 08/20/2019

Man Utd youngster Daniel James is the biggest leader! Gary Neville fumes over penalty confusion Former Manchester United defender Gary Neville is concerned by the lack of leaders in Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's young team after they squandered two points in Monday's 1-1 draw with Wolves....
15:00, 08/20/2019

RYU’s line of backpacks offer style and function for exploring the city or weekends away Yes, it’s Bag Week, where we celebrate all the best bags of the year here at TechCrunch. And there is little more satisfying than finding a basic black one that’s functional, stylish and unique. Luckily, Canadian urban athletic apparel ma...
15:00, 08/20/2019

Why are crossword puzzles always symmetrical? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific and philosophical conceptsWhy are crossword puzzle patterns never asymmetrical? Is there some immutable ...
15:34, 08/20/2019

The Internet Slang Meaning Of A Nintendo And GameFreak Proposed Trademark Nintendo and GameFreak have filed a trademark application for the kanji character 草 (kusa or sou), meaning “grass.” It’s also Japanese internet slang for LOL....
15:34, 08/20/2019

China may have a new way of boosting its economy. Here's what the central bank just did China has used both monetary and fiscal measures to lift economic activity as its trade war with the U.S. looks set to intensify in the coming months....
15:34, 08/20/2019

U.S. Apparel Industry Works to Blunt Impact of Tariffs Apparel companies in the U.S. are bracing for squeezed profits and potential store closures as a result of the Trump administration’s pledge to extend tariffs on Chinese imports....
15:34, 08/20/2019

Ferrari pushing against standard parts element of 2021 F1 rules Ferrari is "not happy yet" with the proposed 2021 Formula 1 regulations and is pushing back against standardisation, according to team boss Mattia Binotto...
15:34, 08/20/2019

Alfa Romeo gained 1.5% on leading F1 teams after dip from 2018 Alfa Romeo is "improving drastically" and has made a "huge" step with its potential this season, according to the Formula 1 team's chief Frederic Vasseur...
15:34, 08/20/2019

The Warm-Up: People lose their minds about who takes a penalty "Maybe Nick Miller is completely out of touch about what constitutes a crisis worth getting upset about, but the world appears to have lost the run of itself..."...
15:34, 08/20/2019

Nuno: We'll be afraid to celebrate a goal due to VAR "Ruben Neves\u0027 equaliser was given after a lengthy stoppage for VAR to confirm the goal - causing Wolves head coach Nuno Espirito Santo to say: \"What I\u0027m afraid is, we will be afraid to celebrate a goal.\""...
15:34, 08/20/2019

Brazil police 'neutralize' armed man holding dozens hostage on bus in Rio de Janeiro A Brazilian police sniper “neutralized” an armed man who held dozens of people hostage on a public bus in Rio de Janeiro after a four-hour standoff, officials said....
16:00, 08/20/2019

Nile Rodgers: ‘Madonna was the one who told me to get dreadlocks’ The musician and producer talks about how he got his hands on his Brit awards suit and why he always wears a hat to dinnerI remember that when I first saw this suit, I thought it was absolutely stunning. I stopped dead in my tracks. It’s Kim Jones fo...
16:00, 08/20/2019

British Consulate staffer in Hong Kong detained in China A staffer at the British Consulate General in Hong Kong has been detained in mainland China for more than 10 days, according to his girlfriend, who claims her beau urged her to pray for him when he crossed the border. Simon Cheng Man-kit, a trade and...
16:00, 08/20/2019

Dog walker chases off rapists at Foo Fighters show A woman was raped at a Foo Fighters show in Scotland — and a brave dog walker eventually chased off her two attackers, according to reports. The unidentified walker told the Daily Record how he raced over to help as the woman was attacked while...
16:00, 08/20/2019

Ex-politician threatened to shoot up Middle Eastern eatery, Muslims: authorities WASHINGTON — A former elected official in Washington, D.C., is accused of threatening to shoot up a Middle Eastern restaurant and “the Muslims standing outside.” WTOP-FM reports former Georgetown Advisory Neighborhood Commissioner Bill St...
16:00, 08/20/2019

Woman breaks into bar, drinks until employees show up in the morning: cops It’s 5 o’clock somewhere. A Kentucky woman was arrested for allegedly breaking into a closed bar and drinking there until employees showed up to open the watering hole in the morning, according to a report. Donna Martin is accused to busting into the...
16:00, 08/20/2019

Man gets life for drowning 3-year-old boy to make room in house for unborn child An East Texas man who said he drowned the 3-year-old nephew of his girlfriend, who he thought was pregnant, was sentenced to life in prison without parole, prosecutors said Monday. Bobby Woods, 21, was convicted Friday of capital murder in the 2015 d...
16:00, 08/20/2019

Chicago Teachers Union group under fire for crowdfunding trip to socialist Venezuela A group of members from the Chicago Teachers Union has come under fire for crowdfunding a summer trip to Venezuela where they praised the socialist country and its leadership while denouncing socioeconomic conditions in The Windy City, according to a...
16:00, 08/20/2019

Ilhan Omar blasts Israel, suggests US reconsider giving financial aid Rep. Ilhan Omar slammed Israel on Monday — and suggested that the United States reconsider it’s financial aid to the country. “We give Israel more than $3 [billion] in aid every year,” Omar said during a news conference in Minneapolis with Rep....
16:00, 08/20/2019

Twitter, Facebook remove Chinese accounts that undermined Hong Kong protesters Twitter and Facebook announced on Monday the suspension of Chinese accounts that they said spread disinformation about the Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters. In a blog post, Twitter said it disabled 936 accounts involved in a “coordinated state-back...
16:00, 08/20/2019

|ReevaSteenkamp'sfamilytosettherecordstraightinnewdocumentaryseries A new intimate tell-all documentary series will focus on Reeva Steenkamp her story and the impact her murder and trial had on her parents, family and close friends....
16:34, 08/20/2019

Syrian rebel forces withdraw from Khan Shaykhun Opposition forces withdrew from the northwest Syrian town of Khan Shaykhun on Tuesday after Syrian government forces invaded Idlib province, local observers said....
16:34, 08/20/2019

Bank Holiday getaway: Rail passengers told 'not travel' due to engineering work at King's Cross Train operator London North Eastern Railway (LNER) issued a "do not travel" warning for the route between London and Scotland via York on Saturday and Sunday....
16:34, 08/20/2019

Rio de Janeiro bus hijack: Gunman shot dead after holding dozens of hostages and threatening to set vehicle alight on bridge in Brazil A man, who was holding dozens of people hostage on a bus in Rio de Janeiro and threatening to set the vehicle on fire, has been shot dead by Brazilian police forces....
16:34, 08/20/2019

Teens who trashed £30k model railway in 'wanton' vandalism spree ordered to pay just £500 compensation Three "mindless" teenagers who trashed a £30,000 model railway exhibition in a "wanton" vandalism spree have been ordered to pay a total of just £1,500 in compensation....
16:34, 08/20/2019

Apple accidentally reopens security flaw in latest iOS version Vulnerability could be exploited to gain control of iPhone, users are warnedApple users are being warned to exercise particular caution over their cybersecurity for the next few days, after the company mistakenly reopened a security flaw in the lates...
17:00, 08/20/2019

Elton John defends Harry and Meghan's use of private jets Singer Elton John has waded into a furor about the Duke and Duchess of Sussex's use of private jets, calling on the British media to stop what he called "assassinations" of the couple's characters....
17:00, 08/20/2019

Carrie Lam says Hong Kong economy faces 'risk of downturn' amid protests While Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam painted a bleak picture of the city's economy, she expressed hope that dialogue with protesters could provide "a way out."...
17:00, 08/20/2019

The new frontier of blockchain gaming Imagine players were able to have complete ownership of in-game items they purchase and the ability to sell them through the technology of blockchain.Read More...
17:00, 08/20/2019

Russia refuses to share data on blast that caused radiation spike Monitoring stations ceased transmitting data two days after the 8 August blastRussia has told international nuclear test ban monitors that it does not have to share information on the blast that caused a brief spike in radiation levels in Arkhangelsk...
17:00, 08/20/2019

Apparel Companies Fear Tariffs Could Squash Profits Apparel companies in the U.S. are bracing for squeezed profits and potential store closures as a result of the Trump administration’s pledge to extend tariffs on Chinese imports....
17:34, 08/20/2019

Dell launches OptiPlex 7070 Ultra, crams desktop into monitor stand Dell is increasingly aiming its PC portfolio at end users with strong design as well as IT departments looking to navigate everything from upgrades to open floor plan issues....
17:34, 08/20/2019

Yarde takes leap into the unknown against Kovalev Britain's Anthony Yarde has yet to fight a single world-class opponent en route to a world title shot against Sergey Kovalev this Saturday (August 31) The post Yarde takes leap into the unknown against Kovalev appeared first on Boxing News....
17:34, 08/20/2019

'The Witcher 3' comes to the Switch on October 15th We first heard that The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt was coming to the Switch back in June, but now, thanks to an announcement at Gamescom, we have an official release date: October 15th....
18:01, 08/20/2019

Man falls to his death at Atlanta hotel after flashing housekeeper, police say A man who reportedly exposed himself to a housekeeper at a Georgia hotel Monday fell to his death moments after the alleged incident as he tried to flee building security, police said....
18:01, 08/20/2019

World Cup-winning coach Noeline Taurua to leave Super Netball Sunshine Coast coach to return to New ZealandLightning assistant Kylee Byrne to step up next yearSuccessful Sunshine Coast Lightning coach Noeline Taurua is to leave the Super Netball club at the end of the season. Taurua has led the Lightning to the...
18:01, 08/20/2019

Georgia Argues the ACLU’s Suit Against Its ‘Heartbeat’ Law Should Be Aborted Georgia is doubling down on its recently signed law virtually outlawing abortion in the state, telling a federal court that it should dismiss an effort by the American Civil Liberties Union to stop the law from taking effect....
18:34, 08/20/2019

Welcome to McDonald’s. Would You Like a Podcast With Those Fries? With podcasts rising in popularity, it’s no surprise that companies are producing their own. What’s more surprising is that people are actually listening to them....
18:34, 08/20/2019

Ex-Republican senator: Facebook has 'significant work' to address conservatives' concerns A year-long review by a former Republican U.S. senator concludes that Facebook Inc has "significant work to be done to satisfy" concerns on the political right that the social media website is biased against conservatives....
18:34, 08/20/2019

Homeis raises $12 million to foster online immigrant communities Homeis, a New York- and Israel-based startup looking to foster online immigrant communities, has raised $12 million in additional venture capital.Read More...
19:00, 08/20/2019

TRAFFIC: Portion of Broadway Blvd now open after gas leak TUCSON –  The gas line on Broadway Boulevard has been repaired, according to Tucson Department of Transportation. Broadway Boulevard is now open between Camino Seco and Gollob Road. Gas line has been repaired and Broadway has reopened between Camino...
19:34, 08/20/2019

An Archaeological Puzzle on the Danube Unique sculptures date from the historical moment when two peoples and two cultures met on the banks of a section of the river, now known as the Iron Gates....
19:34, 08/20/2019

U.K. Government ‘Extremely Concerned’ by Reports of China Detaining Hong Kong Consulate Employee (Bloomberg) — The U.K. said it was “extremely concerned” by reports that a Hong Kong consulate worker was detained during a recent trip to mainland China, a case that threatens to add to strains between Beijing and London. The state...
19:34, 08/20/2019

Patience Wears Thin for Migrants Stranded off the Italian Coast ROME (AP) — The Spanish rescue ship Open Arms resorted to serving pizzas to 107 increasingly angry and sometimes aggressive migrants who are stranded aboard, as Italy’s interior minister stuck to his refusal to let the vessel dock at a ne...
19:34, 08/20/2019

New Jersey leaning on history of resiliency after first LLWS loss The Elmora Little League has faced this challenge before, so why not again? The team from Elizabeth, N.J., reached the Little World Series by working its way through the losers’ bracket of the Mid-Atlantic regional, winning five games in six days. Th...
19:34, 08/20/2019

Jets appear ready to break sad game-changing trend It is only the preseason, so you can’t overreact, but the Jets have shown a nice trend in their first two games. Sam Darnold and Co. have marched down the field and scored a touchdown on each of their opening drives against the Giants and Falcons. No...
19:34, 08/20/2019

Migrants stranded off coast of Italy ‘going mad,’ jump ship in desperate attempt to reach shore Migrants stranded aboard a Spanish rescue ship for 19 days in the Mediterranean Sea have resorted to jumping into the ocean in desperate attempts to swim ashore after Italy’s continued refusal to open its ports....
20:00, 08/20/2019

Canadian manhunt killers recorded 'last will and testament' on phone before killing themselves A video left on a cellphone may hold the last clues as to why two young men triggered a manhunt across Canada after a string of murders. They later they were found dead in a remote area after taking their own lives. ...
20:00, 08/20/2019

Brazil police sniper kills armed man holding dozens hostage on bus in Rio de Janeiro A Brazilian police sniper fatally shot an armed man who held dozens of people hostage on a public bus in Rio de Janeiro after a four-hour standoff, officials said....
20:00, 08/20/2019

Home Depot says suppliers are moving manufacturing out of China to avoid tariffs Home Depot said that tariffs against China will impact about $2 billion, or 2%, of U.S sales, after accounting for all the goods that will be hit. However, costs are mitigated because its suppliers are moving to countries outside of China....
20:00, 08/20/2019

Netflix will peer inside Bill Gates' mind with a new docuseries An upcoming Netflix docuseries will offer some insight into Bill Gates's mind as he tries to solve some of the planet's biggest problems. The three-part series, Inside Bill's Brain: Decoding Bill Gates, "offers an unprecedented peek in...
20:00, 08/20/2019

It Didn't Take Long For Fast-Charge iPhone Cables to Get Cheap: Here's One For $6 Third party USB-C to Lightning cables can finally get Apple’s MFi blessing for faster charging speeds (50% in 30 minutes on the latest iPhones!), and we’ve spotted a deal that brings one down to $6 for Prime members (or $7 for non-Prime members), the...
20:00, 08/20/2019

Michaela Watkins and Micah Stock on backing out of running a half marathon In Brittany Runs A Marathon, Michaela Watkins and Micah Stock play Jillian Bell’s running buddies. As Catherine, Watkins is the woman who seems to have it all—including an innate talent for running. As Seth, Stock is Bell’s fellow back-of-the-packer,...
20:00, 08/20/2019

These cities gave the most money to charity in 2018 Residents in the Boston metro area are more than happy to give away their cash to a range of charitable causes, according to data from Fidelity Charitable....
20:34, 08/20/2019

HBO's investing in a third season of Succession Just two episodes into its second season, HBO’s incredible, timely Succession has been renewed for a third season, Variety reports. The decision is a bit of a no-brainer, what with the ample buzz it built up in the wake of its first season gave way t...
21:00, 08/20/2019

Watch: 'Antlers' trailer reveals Keri Russell's first role after 'The Americans' Keri Russell stars in "Antlers," a new thriller from "Hostiles" director Scott Cooper, "Channel Zero" writer Nick Antosca and producer Guillermo del Toro....
21:00, 08/20/2019

Italy's prime minister announces resignation The Italian prime minister has announced he will resign after his populist government lost the support of a key coalition member - Matteo Salvini's League....
21:00, 08/20/2019

British govt worker 'detained in China' after telling girlfriend 'pray for me' The Foreign Office has said it is extremely concerned by reports a British consulate official was detained in China after telling his girlfriend "pray for me"....
21:00, 08/20/2019

More migrants jump ship as over 100 others drown More than 100 migrants are thought to have perished off the Libyan coast, while in a separate incident, a group of others jumped from their rescue ship and tried to swim to the Italian shore....
21:00, 08/20/2019

Three lions 'shot dead after fatally mauling keeper' Three lions have been shot dead after a 70-year-old game keeper - who reportedly raised the animals as cubs - was fatally mauled in South Africa, according to local media reports....
21:00, 08/20/2019

Eric and Lara Trump welcome second baby, President Trump's 10th grandchild: 'We love you already!' Eric and Lara Trump have welcomed their second child, President Donald Trump's tenth grandchild. The baby girl joins brother Luke, born in 2017.        ...
21:00, 08/20/2019

Barron Trump: First son grows up With his father, Donald Trump, always in the spotlight, Barron Trump has grown up before our eyes. Now first son, he turned 13 on March 20, 2019.        ...
21:00, 08/20/2019

New mom Amy Schumer is only woman on Forbes' list of highest-earning stand-up comedians Amy Schumer brought in $21 million last year, landing her among the top 10 highest-earning comedians. She's the only woman and mom on the list.        ...
21:00, 08/20/2019

The 6 Best New Shows of Summer 2019 Television used to take a break every summer, as families vacationed, kids played outside and people lucky enough to live near (or travel to) a body of water stocked up on beach reads. Many of these traditions live on—or so indoor types like my...
21:00, 08/20/2019

Poor People Are Already Financially Literate. They Just Need More Money I don’t remember when exactly I first realized there was such a thing as class. I think I might have been 10 or 11, but I’m not certain. But even before I possessed the language to articulate class distinctions, I understood them. I knew where my fam...
21:34, 08/20/2019

Teva launches generic version of EpiPen for young children Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd on Tuesday made its generic version of Mylan's EpiPen for young children available in most retail pharmacies at $300 for a 2-pack....
21:34, 08/20/2019

American teen tennis sensation withdraws from US Open after father's sudden death Rising American teen tennis star Amanda Anisimova is withdrawing from the upcoming U.S. Open after the sudden death of her father, her agent said Tuesday....
21:34, 08/20/2019

Olympic champ Ryan Lochte opens up about post-Rio scandal: 'If I disappeared, it would be OK' Olympic champion swimmer Ryan Lochte said in an interview set to air Tuesday that he lost the will to live after a scandal cost him all of his sponsors after the 2016 Rio Games....
21:34, 08/20/2019

'Storm Area 51' spurs rural Nevada county to draft emergency plan, approve 2 festivals Before the masses descend on the Nevada desert next month as part of the "Storm Area 51" event, local officials are pulling out all stops to ensure they are able to handle whatever crowds may come....
21:34, 08/20/2019

Surprise, That Amazing Saga Collection Is Out Tomorrow Earlier this year, while also announcing that Saga would officially end after 108 issues, Image Comics revealed a gorgeous, humongous collection of all 54 issues of Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples’ beloved sci-fi epic, representing exactly one hal...
21:34, 08/20/2019

Home Depot stock rises on better-than-expected profits even as the company lowers outlook Home Depot's CEO says the retailer cut its outlook partly due to "the potential impacts to the U.S. consumer arising from recently announced tariffs."...
21:34, 08/20/2019

Land Cruiser Canceled? Here's Toyota's Non-Denial Denial The Toyota Land Cruiser is one of the most capable SUVs on and off the road today. It’s also one of Toyota’s longest-running U.S. nameplates, but this week rumors have been circulating about its impending demise amid slowing sales. Toyota responded, ...
21:34, 08/20/2019

At $19,991, Could You Love This 2014 Diesel-Manual VW Bug? Today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe New Beetle comes with VW’s fuel sipping TDI engine and a fun-making six speed stick. Let’s see if this retro convertible’s price tag makes for a trifecta of fabulousness....
21:34, 08/20/2019

USDA study advises against washing raw poultry, red meats Washing raw chicken before it's cooked is a common practice, but new federal research advised against it Tuesday -- saying it can lead to foodborne illnesses that are responsible for thousands of deaths each year....
22:00, 08/20/2019

Oakland Raiders WR Antonio Brown on helmet, feet issues: I felt like enemy of the state The Oakland Raiders wide receiver addressed his ongoing battle with the NFL as he tries to wear the helmet he has worn his entire career.       ...
22:00, 08/20/2019

How much would the US have to pay for Greenland? One estimate says half a trillion dollars 24/7 Wall Street analyzed the potential price tag on Greenland, which the Trump administration has expressed interest in purchasing.       ...
22:00, 08/20/2019

Bolton facing points deduction after postponing Doncaster match • League One club set to be referred to independent commission• Bolton facing another points deduction if guilty of misconductBolton face another points deduction from the EFL after unilaterally postponing Tuesday’s League One home game with Doncaste...
22:00, 08/20/2019

County cricket: Essex win after bowling out Kent for 40 – as it happened Sam Cook took seven for 23 as Kent posted their lowest total at the St Lawrence ground but Essex only claimed victory by the skin of their teeth 8.45pm BST A ridiculous match at Canterbury finished with Essex winning by three wickets to extend their ...
22:00, 08/20/2019

Trump derides Scaramucci as 'another disgruntled employee' in latest Twitter attack President Trump took another shot at his former communications director, Anthony Scaramucci, on Tuesday, claiming that he was fired for "gross incompetence."...
22:34, 08/20/2019

Ranked: The best horror movies this year (including dark comedy 'Ready or Not') Plenty of cool horror films have hit screens this year, including the new black comedy 'Ready or Not.' Here are 2019's best so far, ranked.        ...
22:34, 08/20/2019

Hyundai Grand i10 Nios: Variants Explained In Detail The much-anticipated Hyundai Grand i10 Nios has officially gone on sale in India priced at Rs. 4.99 lakh to Rs. 7.99 lakh(ex-showroom India). Here we give you a detailed variant-wise classification of......
22:34, 08/20/2019

2019 Hyundai Grand i10 Nios Launch Highlights: Price, Features, Specifications, Images New Hyundai Grand i10 Nios, the new-gen avatar of the popular compact hatch is all set to be launched in India today, and we'll be bringing you all the highlights from the launch....
22:34, 08/20/2019

Mets vs. Indians: Shane Bieber will put Cleveland on top The drinks were on Conor McGregor in a Dublin pub. UFC fighter wanted everyone to sample his brand of Irish whiskey. When an elderly man refused, Conor got as angry as Chris Cuomo and punched the patron out. Next up for the pathetic pugilist, 82-year...
22:34, 08/20/2019

How American Slavery Helped Create Modern-Day Policing This year marks the 400th anniversary of the arrival of the first enslaved Africans in what we now know as Virginia. Their voyage was, no doubt, filled with unspeakable horror and death, and their presence would forever change the United States—espec...
22:34, 08/20/2019

Finally, a Keurig Machine Even Coffee Snobs Can Enjoy Keurig debuts two-in-one machines, designed to handle K-Cups or produce a whole pot of your favorite drip—leaving brew nerds fewer reasons to bitterly hate the brand....
22:34, 08/20/2019

Trump’s trade war comes for consumers: Tariffs could cost U.S. families up to $1,000 a year, JPMorgan forecasts American consumers have been largely shielded from previous rounds of tariffs. But that will change when 10 percent levies on $112 billion in Chinese goods take effect Sept. 1....
22:34, 08/20/2019

A fourth 'Matrix' movie is happening Yes, you read that correctly. About 16 years after the last movie in the series, Warner Bros. has confirmed work on a fourth movie in The Matrix universe. And it doesn't appear to be a spinoff -- Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss will star in...
23:00, 08/20/2019

Ford will reportedly make two more electric SUVs by 2023 Ford might not lean solely on its Mustang-inspired electric SUV to draw EV fans in the next few years. Automotive News sources claim the automaker is building two "mid-size" electric crossovers at its Flat Rock plant in Michigan, with both to be rel...
23:00, 08/20/2019

DOJ is working with states on antitrust investigations of tech companies The Justice Department's antitrust leader doesn't see big tech as inherently bad, but he's still content to investigate potential wrongdoing. Division chief Makan Delrahim told guests at a Colorado tech policy conference that the DOJ ...
23:00, 08/20/2019

A man walked into a sheriff's office and said he killed his daughter that day, police say A North Carolina father told a dispatcher that he was there to turn himself in for murder. The victim was his 15-year-old daughter.        ...
23:00, 08/20/2019

After all these years, iPhone owners are still more loyal to the brand than Android users Over the past few years, one of the hallmarks of Apple’s strategy to boost iPhone sales has been to actively convince Android users to make the switch over to iOS. All told, it’s been a solid strategy given that iPhone owners, historicall...
23:00, 08/20/2019

Facebook will let users see what companies track you Facebook plans to roll out a feature to allow users to see what companies track them — and to control which of that data gets shared with Facebook. More than a year after the plan was first announced by Mark Zuckerberg at the F8 developer conference ...
23:00, 08/20/2019

UK media slams Meghan and Harry’s jet-set lifestyle as celebrities spring to their defense For a couple who have expressed concerns over climate change, many people on social media, along with the tabloid press, have accused them of being hypocritical and called out their luxury lifestyle....
23:34, 08/20/2019

Neighbor is out to disrupt self-storage: It's like Airbnb for your stuff Got extra stuff? Got extra space? A new company is ready to make a match. Neighbor is a barely 2-year-old company that connects homeowners online with people who need storage space....
23:34, 08/20/2019

German theme park forced to shut down ride that looked like ‘flying swastikas’ A theme park in Germany was forced to close their new ride Eagle Fly after people said it looked like “flying swastikas”. Park guests reported the resemblance to Tatzmania theme park in Löffingen after it debuted. The ride, which opened a...
23:34, 08/20/2019

Weight Watchers releases controversial weight loss app for children Weight Watchers came under fire this month after releasing a weight loss app for children and young teens that critics says encourages eating disorders. WW, formerly known as Weight Watchers, released the Kurbo App on August 13 and described the prog...
23:34, 08/20/2019

Venezuelan man makes ‘one-legged’ trek across South America A Venezuelan man who lost his left leg in a traffic accident has walked to the bottom tip of South America, hoping to inspire his daughter and his compatriots to pursue their dreams despite difficult times....
23:34, 08/20/2019

Mel Rodriguez on Getting On, Will Forte, and On Becoming A God In Central Florida If you’ve watched any television in the past twenty years, you’ve seen Mel Rodriguez. With guest spots on everything from Gilmore Girls to Big Love to Community, the actor made a habit of popping up for an episode or two—often as a law enforcement of...
23:34, 08/20/2019

Woman Finds 3.72-Carat Yellow Diamond While Watching YouTube Video on How to Find Diamonds A Texas woman on a first-time visit to Arkansas’ Crater of Diamonds State Park says she discovered a nearly 4-carat yellow diamond—while watching a YouTube video about how to find the precious gemstones.Read more......
23:34, 08/20/2019

Climate Change Debate Censored in Canada Because of One Jackass Candidate My in-laws are Canadian and thus prone to frequent bouts of trashing the broken American political system and then immediately apologizing (with the exception of my brother-in-law Dan who is a true asshole). Well, the joke’s on you, suckers. Now your...
23:34, 08/20/2019

Open Arms ship to be seized by Italian prosecutor, migrants to disembark An Italian prosecutor ordered on Tuesday the seizure of the Open Arms migrant ship and the evacuation of the migrants on board, ending a prolonged stand-off between the Spanish charity and the government in Rome....
00:00, 08/21/2019

Sudan forms 11-member sovereign council, headed by military leader Sudan on Tuesday completed the formation of an 11-member sovereign council that will run the country for a three-year transitional period until elections, a spokesman for the ruling military council told a news conference....
00:00, 08/21/2019

Trump says U.S. role in Afghanistan has turned into 'ridiculous' police force U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday the U.S. military role in Afghanistan has basically turned into a "ridiculous" police force in a sign that he is open to a U.S. troop drawdown there after 18 years of war....
00:00, 08/21/2019

Yemeni separatists extend control in south, Saudi-led forces strike capital Southern separatists seized most Yemeni government security and military bases near the port of Aden on Tuesday after clashes between nominal allies that have complicated U.N. peace efforts, residents and officials said....
00:00, 08/21/2019

Italian PM resigns, denounces Salvini for sinking government Italy's prime minister resigned on Tuesday after launching a blistering attack on his own interior minister, Matteo Salvini, accusing him of sinking the ruling coalition and endangering the economy for personal and political gain....
00:00, 08/21/2019

Southern Somali state shutters main city, airport ahead of election: senior local official The southern Somali state of Jubbaland has blocked access to the capital city Kismayo and its main airport ahead of Thursday's vote to elect a president of the semi-autonomous region, a senior regional official said on Tuesday....
00:00, 08/21/2019

Las Vegas casinos raise resort fees as high as $45: What are they and what do they buy? Since May, two major casino companies on the Las Vegas Strip have raised mandatory resort fees as high as $45. What are they and what do they buy?       ...
00:00, 08/21/2019

Facebook, Twitter remove China-linked accounts for spreading disinformation on Hong Kong protests Facebook and Twitter recently removed accounts that originated out of China. The accounts reportedly spread disinformation about Hong Kong protesters.       ...
00:34, 08/21/2019

Russia resumes sharing radiation data, but big questions remain MOSCOW — Russia has resumed sharing data from radiation monitoring stations in Siberia after some were taken offline following a deadly explosion at a missile range, a nuclear weapons watchdog said Tuesday, while an American expert said the fact that...
00:34, 08/21/2019

Trump wants Russia back in the G7, says Putin ‘outsmarted’ Obama “It was the G8 for a long time, and now it’s the G7,” the president said during a White House meeting with meeting with Romanian President Klaus Iohannis....
00:34, 08/21/2019

FBI busts trucker for threatening to shoot up Memphis church A Florida truck driver was busted by the FBI for threatening to shoot up a church in Memphis — telling a friend he wanted “to take his knife and slit the pastor’s throat,” according to court papers. Thomas Matthew McVicker, 38, made “cred...
00:34, 08/21/2019

State trooper finds man pulled over on the highway playing Pokémon Go on eight different phones Maybe the hype behind Pokémon Go has subsided in your social sphere, but according to Forbes and app-centric news outlets, the app is currently pushing over $2.45 billion in revenue since its debut in 2016. Sure, the mental stimulation given by swipi...
01:00, 08/21/2019

Urgent need for ‘restraint and genuine dialogue’ in Middle East to avoid major confrontation Briefing the Security Council on the situation in the Middle East, the Chef de Cabinet of the Secretary-General, Maria Luiza Viotti, said on Tuesday that “restraint and genuine dialogue are urgently needed”, in order to avoid a major confrontation, w...
01:00, 08/21/2019

Horrifying Video Shows Alligator Climbing Fence At Military Base A horrifying video that is going viral online shows a huge alligator scaling a fence to enter the military base of Naval Air Station Jacksonville in Florida....
01:00, 08/21/2019

How A 'Sacred Games' Blooper Is Giving Indian Man In UAE Sleepless Nights Sacred Games 2: An Indian expat in Sharjah has been flooded with unsolicited phone calls from around the world ever since the second season of the hit Netflix crime thriller Sacred Games released on......
01:00, 08/21/2019

Huge Snake Falls From Ceiling To Bed. Pics Will Make You Shudder A Facebook post by Sunshine Coast Snake Catchers shows a carpet python on a bed. The snake was relaxing on a light fitting that couldn't take its weight and gave way....
01:00, 08/21/2019

Trump says he had to 'take China on,' regardless of short-term impact on U.S. economy President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he had to confront China over trade even if it caused short-term harm to the U.S. economy because Beijing had been cheating Washington for decades....
01:00, 08/21/2019

Toll Brothers profit beat clouded by weakness in orders Toll Brothers Inc reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit on higher home prices, but its shares fell as orders declined, hinting at weaker demand for new homes....
01:00, 08/21/2019

U.S. Steel plans to lay off hundreds of workers in Michigan United States Steel Corp will temporarily lay off hundreds of workers at its Great Lakes facility in Michigan in coming weeks, according to a filing the steelmaker made with the State of Michigan....
01:00, 08/21/2019

Safe havens rise as recession concerns trigger easing bets Investors on Tuesday sought traditional safe havens, including the Japanese yen and U.S. Treasuries, even as there were signs that more economic stimulus was on its way, as markets focused on concerns over a global deceleration....
01:00, 08/21/2019

General Electric stock drop attracts more short-sellers: S3 Partners Betting against General Electric Co stock has increased in the last week as the stock has fallen following a report by fraud investigator Harry Markopolos that questioned the conglomerate's accounting, financial analytics firm S3 Partners said on Tu...
01:00, 08/21/2019

Italy president begins talks to seek way out of government crisis Italian President Sergio Mattarella begins two days of talks with parties on Wednesday to seek a way out of a political crisis that will lead to formation of the country's 67th government since World War Two or early elections....
01:00, 08/21/2019

Canada says it will not help 'Jihadi Jack' come to the country Canadian Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale said on Tuesday the government would not help Jack Letts - dubbed "Jihadi Jack" by the media - come to Canada from the Kurdish prison where he is being held....
01:00, 08/21/2019

Goldman Sachs, China's Ping An back artificial intelligence firm H20.ai Goldman Sachs Group Inc, China's Ping An Global Voyager Fund and others have invested $72.5 million in H20.ai, a rapidly growing artificial intelligence startup, the companies said on Tuesday....
01:34, 08/21/2019

Goldman CEO memo calls Apple Card 'a beginning' on launch day Goldman Sachs Group Inc officially became a credit-card lender on Tuesday by rolling out its first product with Apple Inc , but the bank has aspirations to grow much bigger in consumer lending, its chief executive said in an internal memo viewed by ...
01:34, 08/21/2019

Pompeo: 'No mixed messages' from U.S. on Huawei U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Tuesday the United States was not sending "mixed messages" on Huawei Technologies and he does not believe a U.S. blacklist of the Chinese telecommunications giant will block a trade deal with Beijing....
01:34, 08/21/2019

UPDATE 3-Trump White House seeks to assuage farmer unrest over biofuel policy -sources President Donald Trump's administration has been scrambling to stem the tide of rising anger in Farm Belt states after its decision this month to allow numerous oil refiners to mix less ethanol into their gasoline, sources told Reuters on Tuesday....
01:34, 08/21/2019

UPDATE 1-American Airlines to pay $22.1 million U.S. fine over mail delivery times -Justice Dept American Airlines Group Inc , the largest U.S. airline, will pay $22.1 million to settle claims it falsely reported the times it transferred possession of U.S. mail to foreign postal administrations or other intended recipients, the U.S. Justice Depa...
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UPDATE 1-State Dept approves possible $8 billion fighter jet sale to Taiwan -Pentagon The U.S. State Department has approved a possible $8 billion sale of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency said on Tuesday in an official notification to Congress....
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Cardinal Health says opioid-related lawsuits to hurt business Drug distributor Cardinal Health Inc warned on Tuesday that its business could take a hit as it defends itself against a host of opioid-related lawsuits....
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JPMorgan metals trader pleads guilty to spoofing, resigns from bank A JPMorgan Chase & Co precious metals trader pleaded guilty to spoofing, or placing bogus trade offers, on Tuesday, when he also resigned as an executive director at the bank....
01:34, 08/21/2019

Cybershoes let you physically walk, run, and jump in VR without leaving your seat If you ask me, VR is the best thing that’s happened to gaming since the invention of the joystick thanks to the platform’s ability to place users inside of a complete alternate reality. Unfortunately, the spell’s instantly broken the moment you’re fo...
01:34, 08/21/2019

Commissioner Jay Monahan: PGA Tour can't be 'overly reactionary' in addressing slow play The European Tour has announced plans to improve pace of play, but the PGA Tour needs to get it right instead of get it right now.        ...
01:34, 08/21/2019

Champions League roundup: Ajax hopes in balance after Apoel scare Mazraoui sent off during edgy 0-0 draw in NicosiaSlavia Prague and Club Brugge on course for group stageAjax face a fight to qualify for the Champions League group stage after they clung on for a tense 0-0 draw in searing heat away to Apoel Nicosia i...
02:00, 08/21/2019

Somebody Had To Take China On, Says US President Donald Trump US President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he had to confront China over trade even if it caused short-term harm to the US economy because Beijing had been cheating Washington for decades....
02:00, 08/21/2019

Canadian 11-time world champion says she is no drug cheat Canada's 11-times canoe world champion Laurence Vincent Lapointe maintained she is not a drug cheat on Tuesday but conceded there will be people who will never believe her....
02:00, 08/21/2019

Egyptian security forces kill 11 suspected militants in Sinai Egyptian security forces have killed 11 suspected militants in a gun battle during a raid on their hideout in Al-Arish, the capital of North Sinai province, the ministry of interior said on Tuesday....
02:00, 08/21/2019

First on CNN: More NRA leaders step down amid spending controversy Three more National Rifle Association leaders have stepped down, CNN has learned, in a broadening of a leadership exodus amid a controversy over the group's spending....
02:00, 08/21/2019

Government Cryptocurrency Cop Heads to Law Firm The former government lawyer who managed Washington’s crackdown on cryptocurrency fraud is joining Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP, a white-shoe law firm whose clients include some of Wall Street’s biggest banks and stock exchanges....
02:00, 08/21/2019

Neymar to Barcelona: How will Philippe Coutinho loan and Ousmane Dembele affect the possible transfer? p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 18.0px Times} p.p2 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 18.0px Times; min-height: 23.0px} Not long ago, Barcelona's plan to bring back Neymar appeared a luxury. Suddenly, signing the Brazilian seems mor...
02:00, 08/21/2019

The female Maasai community rangers protecting Kenya's wildlife The first female Maasai community ranger unit in Kenya is teaming up with male colleagues to protect wildlife on their traditional land. The women are also receiving a sustainable income for the first time....
02:00, 08/21/2019

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s office doesn’t answer phone calls WASHINGTON – Call me, maybe? Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is the only member of the New York City delegation who doesn’t have a staff member picking up the phone regularly. The Post called the offices of all 13 lawmakers representing New York ...
02:00, 08/21/2019

Reputed Lucchese mobster dodges life in prison with guilty plea A reputed Lucchese crime family capo copped to murder conspiracy and other charges on Tuesday — in exchange for just 13 years behind bars. Steven Crea Jr. faced up to life imprisonment for his role in the 2012 rub-out of an unnamed Bonanno family ass...
02:00, 08/21/2019

New York smokers huffy over new second-hand smoke survey Big Apple smokers have a message for their cigarette-hating coworkers — butt out. Smokers interviewed by the Post Tuesday were less than pleased with a new study that found the vast majority of New Yorkers don’t want co-workers — or...
02:00, 08/21/2019

Famed Brooklyn pizzeria Di Fara shuttered over unpaid taxes Fork over the dough! The state shuttered iconic Brooklyn pizzeria Di Fara on Tuesday over more than $150,000 in unpaid taxes, officials said. “Warning: this property has been seized for nonpayment of taxes, and is now in the possession of The State o...
02:00, 08/21/2019

Jail guards threatening former Epstein cellmate Nicholas Tartaglione: lawyer Jeffrey Epstein’s former Manhattan cellmate says guards at the lockup have been threatening him since the financier’s death, according to a legal filing by his attorneys Tuesday asking a judge to move him to a new prison. Hulking ex-cop Nicholas Tart...
02:00, 08/21/2019

Fedora-wearing bank robber busted on Long Island A bank robbery suspect with a fondness for trendy hats was arrested on Long Island, police said. Raymond Peruggi, 29, was busted around 9 p.m. Monday in Mastic Beach and charged with third-degree robbery, authorities said. Police say Peruggi — ...
02:00, 08/21/2019

Ex-MLB players Octavio Dotel, Luis Castillo linked to Dominican drug ring Dominican officials linked 18 people to the network, including Dotel and Castillo, after seizing a 1,050-kilogram shipment of drugs going from South America to Puerto Rico       ...
02:34, 08/21/2019

Cleveland Browns' Baker Mayfield on New York Giants' Daniel Jones pick: 'Blows my mind' In a 'GQ' interview, Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield called out the New York Giants for drafting Daniel Jones at No. 6 in the NFL draft.       ...
02:34, 08/21/2019

True freshman Bo Nix named Auburn's starting quarterback for Oregon opener Bo Nix will be the first freshman quarterback since 1946 to start an Auburn opener when the Tigers face No. 13 Oregon. He beat out Joey Gatewood.       ...
02:34, 08/21/2019

The Sun Bowl takes on Tony the Tiger as sponsor after agreement with Frosted Flakes The Sun Bowl announced it will be named the Tony the Tiger Sun Bowl after an agreement with Kellogg's. The game matches schools from the ACC and Pac-12       ...
02:34, 08/21/2019

President Donald Trump would consider another payroll tax cut President Donald Trump said Tuesday afternoon he would consider a temporary payroll tax cut even though he believes the economy is strong and there's no recession on the horizon....
02:34, 08/21/2019

Crews to shut down Pennsylvania Ave. to build taller White House fence Pennsylvania Avenue in front of the White House will close to pedestrians for the next seven months as a taller, more secure fence is built around the president's official residence....
02:34, 08/21/2019

Spider-Man is out of the MCU thanks to Sony/Disney standoff Enlarge / "Mr. Feige, I don't feel so good." Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige will not be producing the next two Spider-Man films with Sony Pictures. (credit: Aurich Lawson / Marvel / Getty) Deadline Hollywood reports that future blockbuster fi...
03:00, 08/21/2019

New Nvidia driver update cuts latency down to the bone (Updated) Enlarge / You don't need an Nvidia RTX 2070 Super for this update, thankfully. In the world of high-end gaming graphics cards, improvements in benchmarks like frame rate, resolution, and sharpness dominate much of the discussion. But a new driver ...
03:00, 08/21/2019

Tucker Carlson’s Fox News Show Loses More Advertisers Mr. Carlson still attracts a large audience, but his statements about women, immigrants and race have prompted calls from activists for advertiser boycotts....
03:00, 08/21/2019

These Are the 'Optimal' Summer Thermostat Settings In many parts of the country, it’s been a struggle to stay cool this summer. Our air-conditioned homes are an oasis away from the heat and humidity—but if you want to optimize both your cooling and your energy efficiency, you might need to bump up th...
03:00, 08/21/2019

Why You Should Chill Red Wine Few people think of red wine as something that needs to be chilled. Red wine, after all, is usually served at “room temperature,” but that value can vary wildly from room to room, house to house, and climate to climate. But most red wines benefit fro...
03:00, 08/21/2019

Give Yourself a Pep Talk in the Second Person Who among us has not experienced that pessimistic nagging inner voice that tells us something is simply too hard. Or, better yet, the task you’re trying to complete is too boring to hold your focus for as long as it needs. Some advice intended to he...
03:00, 08/21/2019

Cardinal George Pell Loses Appeal of Conviction A panel of Australian judges ruled 2-1 to uphold Cardinal George Pell’s conviction for assaulting two young choir boys inside a cathedral that was the center of his diocese in the late 1990s....
03:34, 08/21/2019

Futures Now: Crude oil bounces back, but traders don't agree on where it could be headed "Futures Now" Scott Nations, NationsShares, and Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services, discuss where they see crude oil headed with CNBC's Seema Mody....
03:34, 08/21/2019

Facebook’s New Privacy Feature Comes With a Loophole "Off-Facebook Activity" will give users more control over their data, but Facebook needs up to 48 hours to aggregate your information into a format it can share with advertisers....
03:34, 08/21/2019

The True Stories Behind the Serial Killers of Mindhunter Season 2 It’s been nearly two years since Mindhunter viewers last saw special agents Holden Ford (Jonathan Groff) and Bill Tench (Holt McCallany) and psychologist Dr. Wendy Carr (Anna Torv), the leaders of the FBI’s early Behavioral Science Unit w...
03:34, 08/21/2019

Harvey Weinstein’s lawyer files motion to move trial out of NYC In a longshot motion filed with the New York State appellate court on Friday, attorney Arthur Aidala suggested the trial be moved to upstate Albany County or Suffolk County on Long Island....
04:00, 08/21/2019

Xiaomi Ships 32 Million Smartphones in Q2, Posts 15 Percent Rise in Sales Xiaomi reported 15 percent growth in quarterly revenue on Tuesday, its slowest ever, as fewer people bought smartphones at home and rival Huawei grabbed market share....
04:00, 08/21/2019

Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700 Launched in India The Noise Cancelling Headphones 700 is the latest pair of flagship headphones from Bose, which is widely considered to be the world's best when it comes to active noise cancellation....
04:00, 08/21/2019

Australia says it will join U.S.-led defense effort in Strait of Hormuz Australia will join the United States in a coalition of countries protecting oil tankers and cargo ships from threats posed by Iran in the Strait of Hormuz, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Wednesday....
04:00, 08/21/2019

Wife of ex-president of Honduras convicted in corruption case A Honduran court convicted the wife of former President Porfirio Lobo on graft charges, including siphoning funds from programs designed to help poor children, a judicial official said on Tuesday....
04:00, 08/21/2019

Lil Nas X, Billy Ray Cyrus applaud Billie Eilish for ending 'Old Town Road's historic run Lil Nas X's viral country-rap hit "Old Town Road" has sat atop the Billboard Hot 100 chart for a record-breaking 19 weeks. Until now.        ...
04:00, 08/21/2019

|MuchadoaboutnewZimdollarnotes A top business body, the Zimbabwe National Chamber of Commerce, said on Tuesday industry was ready for the new bank notes Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube says will be introduced soon - although a top economist argues that the struggling southern Africa...
04:00, 08/21/2019

Right to bare boobs: Topless advocates take battle to Supreme Court A group of women are taking their mission to “free the nipple” all the way to the US Supreme Court, a report said. The trio of New Hampshire women are asking the nation’s highest court to strike down a ban on women appearing topless...
04:00, 08/21/2019

Foul play unlikely in death of National Enquirer’s Jerry George: cops A former LA bureau chief of the National Enquirer who spoke openly about the supermarket tabloid’s “catch-and-kill” practices died suddenly on a street in Palm Springs, Calif., in the early hours of Aug. 13. Jerry George, 63, was found dead around 2 ...
04:00, 08/21/2019

Bill Clinton was hitter-friendly ump at charity softball game Former President Bill Clinton’s surprise appearance as a celebrity umpire at the annual Artists and Writers softball game in East Hampton almost played a decisive role in the game’s outcome. The Artists snapped a three-game losing streak and defeated...
04:00, 08/21/2019

What to Read About ‘Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood’ Still thinking about that ending? Or Brad Pitt’s moccasins? Quentin Tarantino’s latest film has generated a lot of ink — and controversy. Here’s what’s worth your time....
04:00, 08/21/2019

Head of NYPD Group Is Losing His Mind Over Firing of Cop Who Put Eric Garner in Banned Chokehold The head of the New York Police Department’s Lieutenants Benevolent Association wrote on Tuesday that he is “disgusted” at the recent firing of Daniel Pantaleo, the officer who put Eric Garner in a banned chokehold in 2014, according to an email show...
04:34, 08/21/2019

Trump Reportedly Tells NRA Head: 'I'll Give You Cover' President Donald Trump has dropped any pretenses of moving to regulate guns more following another recent wave of mass shootings. Instead, he decided to have a nice phone call with the leader of the gun group that reportedly spent $31 million on his ...
04:34, 08/21/2019

Neo-Nazi Who Threatened Mass Murder of Latinx People Thanked God for Donald Trump: Court Docs Federal law enforcement in Washington state arrested 35-year-old Eric Lin last week, alleging he made a series of threats toward a Miami-area Latinx family over the past several months. The threats, which called for the eradication of minority groups...
04:34, 08/21/2019

Respect to the Woman Who Allegedly Spent a Staggering Amount of Time Watching Netflix While Working for Robert De Niro While we here at Splinter would never in our lives endorse criminal conduct, you have to hand it to the former employee of Robert De Niro’s who, De Niro alleges in a new lawsuit, spent literal days and days of company time binge-watching Friends and ...
04:34, 08/21/2019

Eighth-inning eruption dooms the Nationals, who go cold in Pittsburgh for a 4-1 loss Stephen Strasburg threw seven scoreless innings, but Wander Suero lit the fuse in the eighth and Starling Marte’s three-run homer was the difference....
05:00, 08/21/2019

Trump is pushing the Fed for a big rate cut. But would it help or hurt the economy? President Trump is calling on the Fed to cut interest rates by a full percentage point. But such a step carries risks for the economy and markets.       ...
05:00, 08/21/2019

BlackRock Unit Gets Approval to Take Russia-Linked Firm's Stake in Cybersecurity Company A national-security panel that oversees foreign investment in U.S. businesses approved the transfer of a stake in cybersecurity company Cofense from a Russia-linked private-equity firm to funds managed by BlackRock....
05:34, 08/21/2019

Shrinking U.S. Crude Discount Threatens Exports The discount of the U.S. crude-oil benchmark to the global Brent price has fallen to its lowest level in more than a year, driven by an expansion in pipelines....
05:34, 08/21/2019

Recession Fears Take a Rest at Home Depot For Home Depot, a mixed second quarter was enough to send its stock sharply higher Tuesday. Investors had apparently steeled themselves for worse results....
05:34, 08/21/2019

Don't Expect a Meaningful Fiscal Push From Germany The German economy needs new sources of growth. Investors shouldn’t count on fiscal stimulus to be one of them, even if the government loosens the purse strings a bit....
05:34, 08/21/2019

Trump says Deputy Secretary of State Sullivan could be next envoy to Moscow U.S. Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan "could very well be" the next U.S. ambassador to Russia, President Donald Trump said on Tuesday, describing the No. 2 diplomat at the State Department as "very respected."...
05:34, 08/21/2019

The L.A. Opera Names the Lawyer who will Lead the Placido Domingo Investigation SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Los Angeles Opera said Tuesday it will immediately open a “thorough and independent investigation” into allegations of sexual harassment against the opera star Placido Domingo, the company’s general direct...
05:34, 08/21/2019

Deontay Wilder Interview: On Anthony Joshua, Tyson Fury, the Heavyweight Division, and More With 41 wins under his belt—40 by way of K.O.—the heavyweight champ talks frankly about reinvigorating his division, Anthony Joshua, his rematch with Tyson Fury, and where he got that right hand....
05:34, 08/21/2019

Rolls-Royce Says 'Hell Yes' To Summer Pastels The sun is out and it’s hot as can be. It’s the middle of the summer and it’s warm out. What can cool you off more than some exquisite colors on some of Rolls-Royce’s best. Ghost, Wraith, and Dawn; each look better in pastel. Obviously I’d like to ha...
06:00, 08/21/2019

Why OpenPOWER's royalty-free ISA is set to transform enterprise compute Now, the POWER ISA can be integrated, royalty-free, making the architecture the high-performance counterpart to RISC-V. IBM is publishing reference implementations to help companies get started....
06:00, 08/21/2019

Dominican's largest drug trafficking gang dismantled after raids, says prosecutor The Dominican Republic's top prosecutor said on Tuesday that the Caribbean nation's largest drug trafficking gang has been dismantled, a group that allegedly used two former professional baseball players to launder assets....
06:00, 08/21/2019

Alibaba is said to have postponed a Hong Kong listing amid protests Alibaba held a board meeting before its latest quarterly earnings release last week, during which the board decided to postpone the Hong Kong listing, Reuters reported....
06:00, 08/21/2019

Cardinal George Pell loses appeal against conviction for child sex abuse Former Vatican treasurer George Pell will remain in prison after an Australian appeals court rejected the disgraced cardinal's appeal against his conviction for sexually assaulting two 13-year-old choirboys in the mid-1990s....
06:34, 08/21/2019

Protesting U.S. athletes receive 12-months probation U.S. athletes Race Imboden and Gwen Berry have been placed on probation for 12 months for their political protests at the Pan Am Games, USA Today reported on Tuesday....
06:34, 08/21/2019

How Wow! Momo Grew From 1 Table To 274 Stores In 11 Years Headquartered at Jadavpur, where it all started in 2008 with a kitchen, two cooks and a table, Wow Momo Foods today fully owns and operates 271 outlets....
07:00, 08/21/2019

Medical device cybersecurity will be rubbish for 20 more years Good cybersecurity guidelines are being published, but slow development and approval processes, and long service lives, will guarantee chronic problems....
07:00, 08/21/2019

Indians ace Corey Kluber suffers another setback CLEVELAND — Corey Kluber’s comeback has been sidetracked. The Cleveland Indians ace will be shut down for two weeks with an abdominal strain, an injury he sustained as he was rehabbing from a broken arm. Kluber was pulled from a minor league ou...
08:00, 08/21/2019

Mets kick off critical stretch in style There are now 37 games left in the regular season for the Mets, but they have adjusted their schedules accordingly. “It’s August, but playoffs started today,” J.D. Davis said after the Mets started a critical nine-game homestand in style with a 9-2 w...
08:00, 08/21/2019

How Daniel Jones can really stick it to Baker Mayfield Baker Mayfield can use a reminder that there were people who couldn’t believe Browns GM John Dorsey made him the first overall pick of the 2018 NFL Draft instead of Sam Darnold. “I cannot believe the Giants took Daniel Jones,” Mayfield told GQ. “Blow...
08:00, 08/21/2019

| Percy Tau one step away from realising Champions League dream Bafana Bafana star Percy Tau's Club Brugge moved to the brink of Champions League qualification with an away win over LASK in a first-leg Play-off tie....
09:00, 08/21/2019

| 12-year-old golfer set to play Canadian Women's Open Amateur golfer Michelle Liu hasn't yet hit her teens, and says it's "crazy" to think she'll be teeing it up on Thursday in the Canadian Women's Open....
09:00, 08/21/2019

What do Bob Ross and Michigan have in common? Happy little trees If taking time to enjoy nature in Michigan's state parks wasn't relaxing enough, you can now add a little Bob Ross to your experience. For its 100th birthday, the parks system is partnering with Bob Ross Inc. to help the "happy little trees."...
09:00, 08/21/2019

Facebook Is Rolling out a Tool to Limit Data Gathering SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Soon, you could get fewer familiar ads following you around the internet — or at least on Facebook. Facebook is launching a long-promised tool that lets you limit what the social network can gather about you on outsid...
09:00, 08/21/2019

Former Payless ShoeSource in Midtown leased by Famous Footware Shoe lovers can rejoice. The former Payless ShoeSource at 110 W. 34th St. was just snapped up by Famous Footware. Located opposite Macy’s between Sixth and Seventh avenues, the 10,200-square-foot space has 4,000 square feet on the ground, 4,200 squar...
09:34, 08/21/2019

Death toll from Afghan wedding blast rises to 80: officials The death toll from a suicide bomb attack on a wedding reception in Afghanistan's capital, Kabul, has risen to 80, two senior officials said on Wednesday....
09:34, 08/21/2019

Watch and listen to THX's new Deep Note trailer with spatial 3D audio THX has unveiled a new trailer for its famous "Deep Note" audio logo that lets audiences know that a theater is THX certified and also how loud it's likely to be (usually very loud). The trailer, which will be deployed in theaters around the wor...
09:34, 08/21/2019

Antonio Brown dislikes updated helmet, has heart-to-heart with Jon Gruden on 'Hard Knocks' Antonio Brown remains a "Hard Knocks" focal point, calling his updated regulation helmet "ugly" and having a poignant conversation with Jon Gruden.       ...
10:00, 08/21/2019

Reports: Ty Lue joining Clippers' coaching staff as Doc Rivers' top assistant Tyronn Lue, former head coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers, will be re-joining Doc Rivers on the Los Angeles Clippers' coach staff, per reports.       ...
10:00, 08/21/2019

Ban the detention of pregnant women | Letter Emma Ginn, the director of Medical Justice, warns that women in immigration detention receive inadequate healthcareYou report how a pregnant rape survivor experiencing a miscarriage and barely able to stand was unlawfully held in immigration detentio...
10:00, 08/21/2019

Florida trucker arrested, charged with plotting church shooting U.S. federal authorities said they have arrested a Florida truck driver who "was thinking about shooting up a church" in Memphis this week, making him at least the fourth person this month charged with plotting a mass shooting....
10:00, 08/21/2019

India's ONGC sells 3rd Oct-loading Sokol crude cargo at steady premium -sources * Indian oil explorer ONGC Videsh has sold a cargo of Russian Sokol crude at a premium of about $5.75 a barrel to Dubai quotes via a tender, two trade sources told Reuters on Wednesday...
10:00, 08/21/2019

JGB yields drop across curve as recession fears resurface Japanese government bond yields declined across the curve on Wednesday, along with U.S. Treasuries, after concerns about Italy's government and Britain's tumultuous exit from the European Union fuelled demand for safe-haven assets....
10:00, 08/21/2019

Apple Card is now available to all US iPhone owners, adds new cash-back rewards The Apple Card is first and foremost a virtual card—meaning you make contactless or online payments using your phone or other supported Apple device. [credit: Apple ] ...
10:34, 08/21/2019

Regulator approves overhaul of ‘Volcker Rule,’ which restricts risky bank moves A US banking regulator announced Tuesday he had approved a final rule simplifying the “Volcker Rule,” which restricts risky profit-seeking trades by banks. Joseph Otting, the comptroller of the currency, said in a statement he approved the rule, whic...
10:34, 08/21/2019

Facebook to Let Users Control Their Data From Other Companies Facebook will start letting users control the data it receives about them from other apps and websites off the platform, a step toward a pledge of enhanced privacy CEO Mark Zuckerberg made last year....
10:34, 08/21/2019

'A Dog's Journey' blooper reel shows the joy of mutt acting mishaps Dennis Quaid says in the blooper reel for "A Dog's Journey" that, "We're just humans in a dog movie." Watch what happens when things go wrong.        ...
11:00, 08/21/2019

Australia Is Third Country to Join U.S. in Patrolling Strait of Hormuz “This is about freedom of shipping,” said Prime Minister Scott Morrison, who denied that Australia was helping the United States put pressure on Iran....
11:00, 08/21/2019

Scaramucci launching PAC to 'dismantle' Trump: I can possibly move 'eight percent' of his voters Former White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci is launching a PAC in order to "dismantle" President Trump and claims he could potentially sway as much as eight percent of his voters....
11:34, 08/21/2019

Playboy's Brian Karem files lawsuit against Trump, Grisham for suspending White House pass Playboy magazine's White House correspondent filed a lawsuit against President Trump and White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham Tuesday in an effort to have his press pass restored....
11:34, 08/21/2019

White House pushes back after NRA claims Trump said universal background checks off the table The White House pushed back late Tuesday on claims by the National Rifle Association (NRA) that President Trump said universal background checks were off the table, amid an ongoing push for legislative action following two deadly mass shootings earli...
11:34, 08/21/2019

RLLR defends Sato's actions before massive IndyCar Pocono crash The Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing IndyCar team has defended its driver Takuma Sato over his part in the five-car opening lap crash at Pocono last weekend...
11:34, 08/21/2019

'Saturday Night Live' is coming to UK screens in early 2020 If you want to watch Saturday Night Live in the UK, then you've got one of two options: pirate it, or watch the edited highlights on YouTube. One is illegal, the other's not very satisfying, but it's not going to be that way for very m...
12:00, 08/21/2019

New stegosaurus discovered by British team in Morocco The makers of the next Jurassic Park film could have a new dinosaur to play with after scientists discovered a never-before-seen species of stegosaurus that could also be the oldest of its kind....
12:34, 08/21/2019

Alyssa Milano says she has no regrets about 2 abortions: 'I would not have my career' Alyssa Milano, 46, revealed in the latest episode of her podcast this week that she made the “devastating” decision to have two abortions while in a serious relationship in 1993....
12:34, 08/21/2019

Citigroup, BNP caught up in U.S. case against Huawei CFO: documents U.S.-based Citigroup and French bank BNP Paribas are caught up in the U.S. criminal case against the chief financial officer of China's Huawei Technologies, according to newly available documents....
12:34, 08/21/2019

China says it has detained a UK consulate employee An employee of the British consulate in Hong Kong who has been missing for almost two weeks has been detained in mainland China, the country's foreign ministry confirmed Wednesday....
12:34, 08/21/2019

YouTube Concedes Robot Fight Videos Are Not Actually Animal Cruelty After Removing Them by Mistake Google subsidiary YouTube has admitted that it made a mistake when, citing its policies against “deliberate infliction of animal suffering” such as “dog fighting and cock fighting,” it removed several videos of robots fighting, per reports in Motherb...
13:00, 08/21/2019

Damn, No Greenland President Deals is up to it again! Over the past week, word got out that the White House has been exploring some kind of arrangement to buy the autonomous Danish territory of Greenland—which in addition to giving the U.S. more military access to a st...
13:00, 08/21/2019

Sony Responds to Spider-Man Leaving the Marvel Cinematic Universe Spider-Man might be leaving the Marvel Cinematic Universe, due to financial disputes between movie rights holder Sony Pictures and Marvel Studios' parent company Disney....
13:00, 08/21/2019

The new rules of socks: novelty ones are out – but yes you can wear them with sandals Socks are the new fashion statement, but are white ones in? Is cotton best? And should they always be pulled up? Here is the long and short of itYou may have noticed that socks aren’t what they used to be. Think back: for a long time socks were just ...
13:34, 08/21/2019

How to cook the perfect pavlova – recipe | Felicity Cloake This classic dessert adapts to whatever you fancy – fresh fruit, yoghurt, whipped cream or even coffee on your meringueStalwart of a thousand summer lunch parties, the pavlova, a magnificent billowing cloud of cream and meringue and seasonal fruit, i...
13:34, 08/21/2019

US fencer punished for kneeling on podium at Pan Am Games, other athletes warned Two American athletes were given one-year of probation by the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee (USOPC) for taking a knee while on the podium at the Pan American Games, letters sent Tuesday revealed. ...
13:34, 08/21/2019

Nasty feet on a plane: Andy Richter exposes plane passenger airing his shoe-less parts Conan O'Brien sidekick Andy Richter was shocked to find his plane seat neighbor insisting on airing out his nasty bare feet.       ...
14:00, 08/21/2019

Bitter leaves: tobacco's devastating global legacy A new book by Rocco Rorandelli, Bitter Leaves, explores the environmental, health and social impacts of the tobacco cycle, from seed to sale“With a long history of denying the health risks of smoking and second-hand smoke, obscuring the truth about t...
14:00, 08/21/2019

Dad, sister were taking teen tied up in car to drug rehab in Mexico, CHP says California Highway Patrol officers Monday evening rescued a 17-year-old girl who was found bound and gagged in the back of a car by her father and 21-year-old sister less than an hour north of the border, according to a report. ...
14:00, 08/21/2019

Bill Gates' former science adviser 'shocked' to be named backup executor of Epstein will A former science adviser for Bill Gates said Tuesday he was “shocked” to learn Jeffrey Epstein had named him as a back-up executor of his $578 million will, according to a report.  ...
14:00, 08/21/2019

Search for firefighters who vanished while fishing intensifies, next 24 hours critical Authorities say they are ramping up the search for two missing firefighters who set out by boat last week from the Florida coast and asked personal boat owners as far away as Savanah, Ga., to assist in the search....
14:00, 08/21/2019

El Paso shooting victim's partner gets new SUV after his is stolen, vandalized A man who invited the public to his partner's funeral after she was killed in the El Paso, Texas, massacre earlier this month was given a new vehicle after his SUV apparently was stolen and vandalized hours after he laid her to rest....
14:00, 08/21/2019

Philadelphia police commissioner resigns amid accusations of sexual harassment, discrimination among 'rank and file,' mayor says Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross resigned Tuesday amid allegations of sexual harassment and discrimination within his department, the mayor's office announced. ...
14:00, 08/21/2019

Revealed: emails raise ethical questions over Trump official's role in gas project Documents obtained by the Guardian suggest interior secretary is promoting effort tied to his former firmThe US interior secretary, David Bernhardt, is promoting a fossil fuel project for which his former employer, a lobbying firm, is a paid advocate...
14:00, 08/21/2019

Montara oil spill: site's new operator rejects suggestion it couldn't afford second clean-up Jadestone CEO says it could cover the cost of cleaning up a major spill, even though company has never made a profitThe new operator of the site of Australia’s worst ever oil spill has dismissed concerns it might not have the financial capacity to cl...
14:00, 08/21/2019

Fearing tobacco's fate, palm oil industry fights back On the morning of Feb. 26, executives from a Washington consultancy presented a strategy paper to some of the most powerful officials in the Malaysian palm oil industry....
14:00, 08/21/2019

Loch Ness monster theory 'remains plausible', scientists say We might be able to safely discount the existence of werewolves and zombies, but scientists say one monster that may really live among us is the one long rumoured to dwell in the waters of Loch Ness....
14:34, 08/21/2019

Fins' Ross leaves NFL's social justice committee Dolphins owner Stephen Ross, who has drawn criticism for hosting a fundraiser for President Donald Trump, has stepped down from the NFL's social justice committee, of which he was a founding member....
14:34, 08/21/2019

Cardinal George Pell Loses Appeal of Conviction A panel of Australian judges ruled 2-1 to uphold Cardinal George Pell’s conviction for assaulting two young choir boys inside a cathedral that was the center of his diocese in the late 1990s....
14:34, 08/21/2019

Almost done with the excessive heat! TUCSON – One more excessively hot afternoon and then we cool down this weekend!  Today: Another scorcher! Highs near record (10%)! High: 109° (108° 1930) Tonight: Partly cloudy and warm. Low: 79° Tomorrow: Mix of sun and clouds with isolated s...
14:34, 08/21/2019

Serious injury motorcycle collision on east side turns fatal TUCSON – A serious-injury collision involving a motorcyclist on the east side has turned fatal, according to Tucson Police Department. The intersection of Golf Links and Kolb roads was closed for a few hours Tuesday, as Tucson Police investigat...
14:34, 08/21/2019

Facebook is hiring journalists to curate its news tab Facebook on Tuesday confirmed it’s hiring a team of veteran journalists to help curate news stories in its soon-to-launch news tab. The company confirmed the plans after The New York Times on Tuesday reported that Facebook is bringing human curators ...
14:34, 08/21/2019

4 Your Health: City parks bring happiness to visitors There are new recommendations about which women should undergo testing for the breast cancer gene. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force says all women with a history of breast or ovarian cancer should be assessed for increased risk of BRCA gene mu...
14:34, 08/21/2019

Delivery man accused of beating elderly woman with mallet, setting her on fire in Florida home BOCA RATON, Fla. (WPTV) — A delivery worker contracted through Best Buy is accused of beating an elderly woman with a mallet, dousing her with a toxic chemical, and setting her on fire inside her Boca Raton home. According to an arrest report, police...
14:34, 08/21/2019

Two sought in connection to armed robbery south side TUCSON – Tucson Police Department is on the lookout for two people in connection to an armed robbery at a cell phone service retailer on the south side of Tucson. TPD announced Tuesday morning that a man and a woman are wanted for allegedly rob...
14:34, 08/21/2019

Merkel aims to work out friction-free Brexit with British PM German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she would discuss how to make sure Britain's divorce from the European Union is as smooth as possible when she holds talks later on Wednesday with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson....
14:34, 08/21/2019

Missing hiker in Italy spotlights need for new phone geolocation tech Badly injured on a cliffside in southern Italy, a French hiker called emergency services this month, but he could not tell them exactly where he was after a fall that broke his legs....
14:34, 08/21/2019

Iran's Zarif warns U.S. that Tehran may also act 'unpredictably' Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Wednesday Tehran may act "unpredictably" in response to the United States' "unpredictable" policies under U.S. President Donald Trump....
14:34, 08/21/2019

Trump team braces GOP donors for a potential ‘moderate and short’ recession The White House is weighing cuts to corporate and payroll taxes, among other measures, to cushion the U.S. economy if an election-year recession hits....
15:00, 08/21/2019

Mmm, the Oppo Reno 10x Zoom (with its pizza-slice selfie camera) is a tasty treat These days, you can get some brilliant phones just a couple of steps below flagship devices. Phones that are worth giving a try if you’re a frequent phone swapper. Phones like the $750 Oppo Reno 10x Zoom. Now, if you don’t remember this phone, it’s t...
15:00, 08/21/2019

Xiaomi’s Android One-based Mi A3 lands in India with 3 cameras, $182 price tag Xiaomi launched the Mi A3, its third-gen Android One phone, in India today. The phone, which launched in Spain last month, has a triple-camera setup with a 48-megapixel main sensor, and an in-screen fingerprint sensor. The device running stock Androi...
15:00, 08/21/2019

SEC unsurprisingly slaps Russian firm with $270K fine for misleading ICO promotions The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has settled a fine with a Russian firm that was pushing initial coin offerings (ICOs) without disclosing the fact that it had accepted payment to do so. Late yesterday, the SEC announced it h...
15:00, 08/21/2019

Crystal Palace defender Gary Cahill ready for debut as tough Man Utd trip looms Gary Cahill is 'more than ready' to make his Crystal Palace debut at Manchester United as the Eagles head to Old Trafford looking for their first win of the season....
15:34, 08/21/2019

Germany for First Time Sells 30-Year Bonds With Negative Yields In an unprecedented move, Germany sold 30-year bonds at a negative yield, another sign of how investors’ desperation for safe assets is inflating their value....
16:00, 08/21/2019

Mortgage Market Reopens to Risky Borrowers More than a decade after the financial crisis, home buyers with low credit scores or high debt levels as well as those lacking traditional employment are finding it easier to obtain credit....
16:00, 08/21/2019

Brian Flores Loads Practice Playlist With Jay-Z Tracks One Day After Kenny Stills Criticizes NFL's Roc Nation Partnership Dolphins head coach Brian Flores and wide receiver Kenny Stills have not been on the same page when it comes to Stills speaking out about systemic racism. A couple weeks back, Flores delivered a weak-sauce admonishment when Stills criticized owner St...
16:00, 08/21/2019

Jerry Jones Asserts His Right To Be A Dickweed About Ezekiel Elliott Jerry and Stephen Jones held a press conference Tuesday with Cowboys linebacker Jaylon Smith, who just signed a hefty five-year extension with the team. Smith’s successful negotiations stand in stark contrast to those of wide receiver Amari Cooper, q...
16:00, 08/21/2019

HelmetWatch: Jon Gruden Says Antonio Brown Practiced In An NFL-Certified Helmet Today Antonio Brown’s long struggle with the NFL and the Raiders for the right to wear whatever old helmet he most desires may have reached a ceasefire on Tuesday. The brand-new Oakland wideout practiced with the team in an NFL-approved helmet for the firs...
16:00, 08/21/2019

Report: Octavio Dotel And Luis Castillo Arrested In Narcotics Sting In Dominican Republic Who is ready for a particularly grim session of Let’s Remember Some Guys? Because according to reports coming out of the Dominican Republic, former MLB players Octavio Dotel and Luis Castillo have been arrested in what authorities have described as “...
16:00, 08/21/2019

Add Baker Mayfield To The List Of People Who Think It Was Dumb To Draft Daniel Jones At this point you are not exactly going out on a limb when you say it was stupid for the New York Giants to draft Daniel Jones. Everybody is already saying this, and will likely continue to say it up until the point Jones throws a bunch of touchdowns...
16:00, 08/21/2019

Amazon’s strategy to win over congressional critics: Tours of its giant warehouses For years, Amazon’s critics have chided the company for underpaying and overworking warehouse employees. The online retail giant has launched a campaign to try to turn the tide — particularly as regulators take a closer look....
16:00, 08/21/2019

Warne Says This About World Cup Final Overthrow Shane Warne, who is also a part of the MCC committee which will review the decision, questioned umpire's decision, saying that the overthrow should have been called a dead ball....
16:00, 08/21/2019

| 'Kashmir women are the biggest victims of this inhumane siege' After August 5, when India revoked Kashmir's special status and followed the move with a military lockdown, Uzma Javed did not leave her house for days....
16:34, 08/21/2019

| Italy in limbo after PM Conte attacks Salvini and resigns Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said Tuesday he would resign, lashing out at far-right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini for pursuing his own interests by pulling the plug on the government coalition....
16:34, 08/21/2019

'Struggles in turbulent air' caused BMW's BTCC form dip - Jordan British Touring Car Championship driver Andrew Jordan has blamed 'struggles in turbulent air' for his and points-leading team-mate Colin Turkington's sudden drop off in results at Thruxton last weekend...
16:34, 08/21/2019

Lowe's Reports Higher Profit, Beating Estimates Lowe’s reported higher earnings in its latest quarter that topped expectations, in a sign the home-improvement retailer’s aggressive cost-cutting strategy could be paying off....
17:00, 08/21/2019

The Right Answer? 8,186,699,633,530,061 (An Abacus Makes It Look Almost Easy) The abacus is still taught in Japanese schools, although not as intensively as it once was. But the centuries-old tool is still popular, and national tournaments attract elite competitors....
17:00, 08/21/2019

Radiation Sensors Went Out in Russia. Official Explanations Changed. Sensors that might have shed light on a mysterious nuclear accident stopped sending data in the days afterward. Technical problems were blamed. Then an official said Russia did not have to share data....
17:00, 08/21/2019

Inside America’s Dysfunctional Trillion-Dollar Fighter-Jet Program The F-35 was once the Pentagon’s high-profile problem child. Has it finally moved past its reputation of being an overhyped and underperforming warplane?...
17:00, 08/21/2019

These headphones make Apple's AirPods look inhuman A startup called Human Inc. creates wireless over-ear headphones that may look slightly more visually alluring than AirPods. You see, they're just two ear-muffs....
17:34, 08/21/2019

Danish PM 'surprised and disappointed' over cancelled Trump visit Other politicians lambast US president for calling off trip because Greenland not for saleThe Danish prime minister has said she is surprised and disappointed that Donald Trump has called off his planned visit to the country over Copenhagen’s refusal...
17:34, 08/21/2019

Yes, contemporary capitalism can be compatible with liberal democracy | William Arthur Galston Changes in capitalism’s structure have moved faster than the policies required to domesticate them, and liberal democratic governments are scrambling to catch upIs contemporary capitalism compatible with liberal democracy? The glib answer, though not...
17:34, 08/21/2019

Carli Lloyd deserves 'honest tryout' after drilling 55-yard field goal at NFL practice Lloyd drills long field goals during visit to Eagles training campHall of Fame scout Gil Brandt says Lloyd deserves ‘honest tryout’World Cup champion Carli Lloyd showed off her leg during a visit to Philadelphia Eagles training camp on Tuesday, drill...
17:34, 08/21/2019

Manchester United and Kick It Out to meet Twitter after racism incidents • United want joint action after Paul Pogba targeted• ‘We need to do more to protect our users,’ says TwitterManchester United and Kick It Out will meet representatives of Twitter regarding concerns over racism and other abuse aimed at footballers on...
17:34, 08/21/2019

Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib encourage colleagues to visit Israel – video US representatives Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib call on their colleagues to visit Israel in an emotional press conference on Monday, following the country’s decision last week to deny them entry after pressure from Donald Trump. Omar said it was impo...
17:34, 08/21/2019

Trump Touts Conspiracy Loon Crowning Him 'King of Israel' Fresh off his latest bout of venomous anti-Semitism, President Donald Trump kicked off his Wednesday morning by quoting a deranged conspiracy monger who adoringly referred to the president as both the “king of Israel” and the “second coming of God.”...
17:34, 08/21/2019

Motorola Razr V4: release date, price, news and leaks Motorola Razr smartphones were iconic devices back when full-featured smartphones weren't ubiquitous tech products – but there's a chance they could become iconic again. We've heard many rumors about a new entry, the Motoro...
17:34, 08/21/2019

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 now links up with Windows and Mac PCs via supercharged DeX app Samsung has officially unleashed its new DeX app which allows you to hook up a Galaxy Note 10 to a Windows PC or Mac, and use the phone in a desktop environment (effectively on top of the desktop OS – with added benefits which we’ll com...
17:34, 08/21/2019

Henry targets managerial return – ‘I can be a successful coach’ "Thierry Henry will not let the “pain” of his short-lived Monaco stint affect his managerial ambitions, with the former Arsenal player confident he can return to the dugout and become a successful coach."...
18:00, 08/21/2019

Spider-Man: What Disney-Sony split means for his movie future After two successful solo outings and three team-up films in which he stood alongside The Avengers, your friendly neighbourhood Spider-Man appears to be swinging out of the Marvel Cinematic Universe....
18:00, 08/21/2019

BofA CEO Moynihan plays down fears of U.S. recession - CNBC Bank of America Corp Chief Executive Officer Brian Moynihan on Wednesday played down fears of a potential U.S. recession, saying strong consumer spending could keep the economy growing....
18:00, 08/21/2019

Pumpkin Spice Season Is Here! 13 Products to Fall For We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
18:34, 08/21/2019

Amid Her Battle to Run, Caster Semenya Calls Out Her Competitors: 'I've Never Felt Recognized; Mostly by Women' Caster Semenya is a two-time Olympic champion. She is also in the face-off of her career over her ability to compete, due to her naturally elevated testosterone levels. Most recently, the middle-distance runner was sidelined from defending her world ...
18:34, 08/21/2019

Nearly 200 US cities are seeing more extremely hot days, analysis finds 198 had an increase in the average number of days each year that felt 90F or hotter and 106 cities had an increase in ‘danger’ days that felt 105F or hotterNearly 200 US cities have seen an increase in the number of days each year that soar beyond a ...
18:34, 08/21/2019

Los Angeles to build world's largest wildlife bridge across 10-lane freeway An $87m corridor will extend over Highway 101 to reconnect the ecosystem and possibly save mountain lions from extinction Engineers in southern California are hard at work designing the biggest wildlife corridor in the world, to extend over US Highwa...
18:34, 08/21/2019

Arizona urges judge against more fines in inmate care suit PHOENIX (AP) — Lawyers representing the Arizona Department of Corrections are urging a judge to not impose a second round of contempt-of-court fines for failing to adequately follow through on its promises to improve health care for inmates. Three mo...
18:34, 08/21/2019

Celebrities post old chain letter hoax en masse, proving they're as bad at the internet as your parents All of us ordinary people living in our hovels, collecting dirt into our hands, and spitting on it to sculpt model houses of the kind we’ll never be able to afford, often feel as if we’re impossibly far beneath the rich and powerful celebrities who d...
18:34, 08/21/2019

Why the Coors Light "bra ad" is groundbreaking There’s currently a beer commercial known as “the bra ad.” It shows a woman dressed in office clothes returning to her apartment, kicking off her heels, opening her fridge, and cracking open a Coors Light before unhooking her bra and throwing it onto...
18:34, 08/21/2019

Here’s what’s coming to (and going from) Netflix in September There’s plenty to be excited about on Netflix this month—Sturgill Simpson anime!—but nothing has us more curious than Between Two Ferns: The Movie, the film adaptation of Zach Galifianakis’ bizarro interview series. Comedy Bang! Bang!’s Scott Aukerma...
18:34, 08/21/2019

As the Fed Frets, Retailers Rake in Sales Before Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell puts the finishing touches on a speech he is delivering this week, maybe he should take some time to listen to a playback of Target’s earnings conference call....
19:00, 08/21/2019

Royal Bank of Canada's Profit Increases Royal Bank of Canada’s profit increased in its fiscal third quarter as net interest income rose by almost 10%, but the bank’s chief executive said the lender would conserve capital and avoid acquisitions due to global economic uncertainty....
19:00, 08/21/2019

Brexit news latest: France says no-deal is most likely outcome... but UK 'will still have to pay divorce bill' France believes Britain crashing out of the European Union without a deal is the most likely outcome after Boris Johnson demanded the Irish backstop be dropped, officials have said....
19:00, 08/21/2019

Four teens deny harassing female couple 'by pelting them with coins and demanding they kiss' on London bus Four teenage boys have denied harassing a female couple on the top deck of a London night bus by pelting them with coins and demanding they kiss and perform sex acts for entertainment....
19:00, 08/21/2019

2 Prominent Academics to Cut Ties to M.I.T. Media Lab Over Epstein Link The academics, Ethan Zuckerman and J. Nathan Matias, said they were protesting the institute’s connection to the financier, who was facing sex-crime charges when he killed himself this month....
19:00, 08/21/2019

Miami Dolphins coach Brian Flores plays several Jay-Z songs at practice after Kenny Stills remarks A day after Miami Dolphins wide receiver Kenny Stills expressed his frustrations with the new partnership between the NFL and Jay-Z, coach Brian Flores appeared to make a not-so-subtle statement....
19:00, 08/21/2019

Lack of flu shots for migrants at CBP detention centers a concern, critics say U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents and their medical contractors do not administer influenza vaccines to migrants being held at detention centers along the U.S.-Mexico border, reports said Tuesday....
19:00, 08/21/2019

Twitter to meet Man Utd and Kick It Out following racist abuse of Paul Pogba Representatives of Twitter are planning to meet with officials at Manchester United to discuss the racial abuse aimed at Paul Pogba on the social media platform....
19:34, 08/21/2019

Norwich City vs Chelsea lineups: Confirmed team news, predicted XIs and injury updates The pressure is already on Frank Lampard to find some tactical answers as the Chelsea coach seeks his first Premier League win of the season this weekend away to Norwich City....
19:34, 08/21/2019

Trump escalates war of words with central bank boss Donald Trump on Wednesday stepped up his attacks on Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell, comparing him to a bad golfer and blaming the US central bank for slow economic growth....
19:34, 08/21/2019

New breast cancer guidelines say more women need gene test WASHINGTON — More women may benefit from gene testing for hereditary breast or ovarian cancer, especially if they’ve already survived cancer once, an influential health group recommended Tuesday. At issue are genes called BRCA1 and BRCA2. When they’r...
19:34, 08/21/2019

Wild video shows club worker tossed into air by fierce storm This storm really blew them away. A wild new video shows workers at a South Carolina club getting thrashed around by a storm — including one guy who is flung 20 feet into the air. Samuel Foster and his co-workers at the Esso Club in Clemson wer...
19:34, 08/21/2019

Group flashes apparent Nazi salutes on Universal Studios ride A group of visitors to Universal Studios theme park in Orlando were caught on camera appearing to flash Nazi salutes and a hand gesture associated with far-right groups on a ride. The Revenge of the Mummy ride’s camera captured the moment that a row ...
19:34, 08/21/2019

Trump says not looking at changing capital gains tax U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday said he is not looking to index capital gains taxes to the inflation rate, which could slash the taxes that investors pay on profits from asset sales, or to cut payroll taxes....
19:34, 08/21/2019

AstraZeneca Imfinzi combination fails advanced lung cancer study A combination of AstraZeneca's lung cancer drug Imfinzi and an experimental treatment failed to extend the lives of patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) and high levels of gene mutations, the drugmaker said on Wednesday....
20:00, 08/21/2019

North Carolina man used Honduran woman as sex slave, held her and her baby against will for months, cops say A North Carolina man was arrested after allegedly using the woman as a sex slave and holding her — and her 8-month-old baby — against her will for months, police said....
20:00, 08/21/2019

Florida mom insists her son who allegedly threatened mass shooting is 'just a little kid' making jokes A Florida mother defended her son as "just a little kid playing a video game" after authorities accused the teen of threatening a mass shooting at his school — a felony in the Sunshine State....
20:00, 08/21/2019

Kia Seltos To Launch Tomorrow: What To Expect Kia is all set to launch its first car in India tomorrow and there are a lot of expectations from the car already. We tell you what to expect from the Seltos as a package and here's what it's all......
20:34, 08/21/2019

Oakland Raiders' Jon Gruden: Antonio Brown practiced in certified helmet Oakland Raiders wide receiver Antonio Brown participated in Tuesday's practice at the team's facility while wearing a certified helmet, according to head coach Jon Gruden....
20:34, 08/21/2019

iPhone 11 may have USB-C element, but not on the handset itself The iPhone 11 will finally ditch its 5W charger and come with a USB-C wall adapter in the box that will recharge its batteries faster, according to a new rumor.It doesn’t seem like the phones themselves will ditch the dependable Lightning port...
20:34, 08/21/2019

Asus ZenBook 13 Edition 30 is a ridiculously premium limited-edition laptop Asus has announced the limited edition ZenBook 13 Edition 30, a super-stylish luxury laptop to celebrate its 30th birthday.Encased in a hand-crafted and fitted genuine Italian leather body in Pearl White, with Rose Gold diamond-cut edges and 18-karat...
20:34, 08/21/2019

Cops writing traffic ticket bust man with hot-pink pistol A man packing a hot-pink handgun was busted by cops after leaving his car double-parked in Harlem, police said Wednesday. Cops were writing Quincy Walker a ticket for blocking traffic on Amsterdam Avenue near 149th Street around 8 p.m. Tuesday, when ...
20:34, 08/21/2019

NYPD investigates suspicious package near Brooklyn synagogue The NYPD’s Bomb Squad is investigating a suspicious package found Wednesday morning in front of a Brooklyn synagogue, cops said. The package was discovered shortly before 9 a.m. in front of 3017 Glenwood Road — where Orthodox synagogue Co...
20:34, 08/21/2019

Manager Ascends To New Level Of Consciousness, Makes Completely Logical Connection Between The Handball Rule And Brexit The modern discourse is a never-ending cascade of Expanding Brain memes. Everyone plays their part, and when Deadspin is doing its job well, we provide takes that belong to one of the latter panels, ones hopefully more sophisticated than this but les...
20:34, 08/21/2019

Bo Bichette Vs. Clayton Kershaw Was A Rad Time Last night’s game between the Dodgers and Blue Jays turned into a blowout win for Los Angeles, and a late-August game between one team with a 19-game division lead and another that’s 14 games under .500 wouldn’t normally be worth our attention. But ...
20:34, 08/21/2019

Gamescom: Cloud gaming turns industry inside out Cloud gaming is one trend in the spotlight of this year's Gamescom, the world's top games trade show. Google's new platform, Stadia, could completely change the industry. Here's what cloud gaming is all about....
21:00, 08/21/2019

Germany's 16 states: Hamburg People the world over are talking about the Elbphilharmonie concert hall, Hamburg's new landmark, but there's much more to see in the northern German port city....
21:00, 08/21/2019

Opioid Treatment Is Used Vastly More in States That Expanded Medicaid The states with the highest Medicaid prescribing rates for the anti-craving drug buprenorphine — Vermont, West Virginia, Kentucky, Montana and Ohio — all expanded the program....
21:00, 08/21/2019

Incarcerated Kashmir separatists urge public march over loss of autonomy Separatist leaders in Indian Kashmir have urged people to defy a ban and join a mass march after Friday prayers this week, the first such call since the federal government revoked the region's autonomy, stirring anger in the region and beyond....
21:00, 08/21/2019

Ryan Reynolds Had the Most Ryan Reynolds Response to a Fan’s Deadpool-Spider-Man Movie Dreams Tuesday was a difficult day for Marvel Cinematic Universe fans as Variety reported that Sony and Marvel Studios had reached an impasse in negotiations for future rights to the character of Spider-Man, meaning everyone’s favorite web-slinging su...
21:00, 08/21/2019

Vaping caused Texas teen to nearly die from lung failure A Texas teen who puffed e-cigarettes since the eighth grade was nearly killed by his vaping habit when his lungs gave out, reports said. Tryston Zohfeld, 17, was admitted to the intensive care unit last month due to his excessive use of e-cigs, accor...
21:00, 08/21/2019

Rangers vs. Angels: Mike Minor will keep owning Los Angeles Baby, you can have my car. You knew I wanted a Jaguar. Baby, you can have my car. And no, I don’t love you! … Man was gifted a BMW by his family for his birthday last week. He wanted a Jaguar so he sunk the BMW into a river. Police confirmed Gl...
21:00, 08/21/2019

Kevin Burkhardt was the answer to Mets’ play-by-play dilemma The answer to when the TV voice of the Mets, Gary Cohen, has days off in the future is so obvious it hurts. Bring back Kevin Burkhardt to call the games. Burkhardt, who received his big TV break from SNY, was as good a sideline reporter as we have ev...
21:00, 08/21/2019

China Threatens Sanctions Over Planned U.S. Sale of Jets to Taiwan China said it would sanction any U.S. firm involved in a planned $8 billion sale of F-16V fighter jets to Taiwan, in retaliation against what it describes as Washington’s attempt to undermine Chinese national security....
21:34, 08/21/2019

Farmer's threat prompts USDA to pull staff from crop tour The U.S. Agriculture Department said on Wednesday it had pulled all staff from an annual crop tour after an employee was threatened, and three sources said the threat came over the phone from an angry farmer....
21:34, 08/21/2019

New York sues EPA over GE's Hudson River PCB cleanup New York sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday, accusing the agency of prematurely allowing General Electric Co to stop clearing the Hudson River of PCB contamination before the cleanup was finished....
21:34, 08/21/2019

Audi to slot high-powered RS 6 Avant wagon in U.S. lineup The redesigned wagon, on sale in North America next year, boasts a 591 hp twin-turbo powered V-8 engine mated to an eight-speed automatic transmission and all-wheel-drive, producing 590 pounds-feet of torque....
22:00, 08/21/2019

Will Pound Test Lows as Brexit Looms? Will the pound test its record low against the US dollar set in 1985 as UK under the leadership of Boris Johnson stumbles to the Brexit deadline on Oct 31?...
22:00, 08/21/2019

Cupid and Psyche: True Love Conquers All The mythological tale of Cupid and Psyche is one of the few Greek and Roman myths that has not fully become assimilated into modern consciousness. Though adapted somewhat into the better known "Beauty and the Beast"—first written by French author Jea...
22:00, 08/21/2019

Maryland man accused of raping, choking woman was in US illegally, report says A 26-year-old man accused of raping and attacking a woman in Maryland last week reportedly has been identified by ICE as a Honduran national who has been in the U.S. illegally....
22:00, 08/21/2019

Dick’s Sporting Goods is reportedly exploring ending gun sales One of US’s biggest gun retailers is conducting tests after pulling guns from 125 stores earlier this year, CNN reportsOne of America’s biggest gun retailers is reportedly exploring halting firearms sales and moving out of the business entirely.Earli...
22:00, 08/21/2019

A fourth Matrix movie is exactly the kind of rabbit hole reality needs right now With its ‘red pill’ imagery co-opted by incels, how nice that Lana Wachowski, a trans woman, could give the original a sequel it deservesOf the 10 highest-grossing films of 2019, only one – Jordan Peele’s Us – isn’t part of a franchise. Few jaws will...
22:00, 08/21/2019

Trump raises pressure on Federal Reserve to cut interest rates President launches new attack on Jerome Powell, the man he picked to run US central bankDonald Trump has stepped up the pressure on the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates with his most personal attack yet on Jerome Powell, the man he handpicked to...
22:00, 08/21/2019

Strong wind blows dozens of air mattresses through Denver park – video Dozens of inflatable mattresses cartwheeled across a park in Denver, Colorado, on Saturday as strong winds whipped through the neighbourhood. Robb Manes, who filmed the bizarre spectacle, described it as the ‘great mattress migration of 2019’. Accord...
22:00, 08/21/2019

Ignore these 3 cybersecurity risks at your own peril Cybersecurity is often described as a 360-degree threat. That term refers to the fact that cyberattacks can come from any direction, in hundreds of different forms — many of them unfamiliar and unexpected. At this point, it’s unrealistic ...
22:34, 08/21/2019