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Ukraine seen harvesting more wheat, barley, less corn: APK-Inform

Favourable weather this winter and spring will allow Ukraine to increase its 2019 wheat harvest to 26.2 million tonnes and its barley harvest to 7.9 million, the APK-Info...

Ukraine seen harvesting more wheat, barley, less corn: APK-Inform

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UN says it's accessed key wheat silos in Yemen's Hodeida The U.N. food agency says it has regained access to key grain storage silos in the conflict-ridden Yemeni port city of Hodeida for the first time since February....
12:51, 05/05/2019

UN says it’s accessed key wheat silos in Yemen’s Hodeida CAIRO (AP) — The U.N. food agency says it has regained access to key grain storage silos in the conflict-ridden Yemeni port city of Hodeida for the first time since February. World Food Program spokesman Herve Verhoosel says a technical team accessed...
17:00, 05/05/2019

UN accesses key wheat silos in Yemen’s Hodeida A U.N. agency says it has gained access to silos in Yemen’s port city of Hodeida that may hold enough grain to feed hundreds of thousands of people in the conflict-battered country...
19:17, 05/05/2019

Midwest farmers under the gun to plant corn A markedly wet spring means the majority of America's cornfields still are not planted. After Friday, farmers begin losing yield size every day those seeds are not in the ground....
13:34, 05/10/2019

EU wheat in good shape after rain eases concerns over dry spring Welcome rain in the four largest European Union wheat producers raised hopes for a good harvest this summer after a dry spring sparked fears of a repeat of last year's drought-damaged crop, experts said on Friday....
22:51, 05/17/2019

Essity to try making pulp from wheat straw to stem rising costs Swedish hygiene products maker Essity said on Thursday it will build a test plant in Germany to produce pulp from wheat straw and other plant-based agricultural by-products to reduce its dependence on wood based pulp....
10:00, 05/24/2019

GRAINS-Corn extends run to 4-mth top as rains threaten more planting delays * Wheat hit six-week high, soybeans fall on weather worries (New throughout, updates prices, adds quotes, updates bullets, changes byline, changes dateline, previous PARIS/SINGAPORE)...
19:51, 05/17/2019

Smaller corn, soybean yields expected as wet weather persists in Midwest Corn and soybean planting data showed a slight improvement in this week's U.S. Department of Agriculture's Crop Progress Report, but planting remains behind schedule in 17 of 18 key states....
22:34, 05/21/2019

CBOE to Begin Disseminating Two New Volatility Benchmarks Based on CME Group Corn and Soybean Options Prices CHICAGO, June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced today that on Monday, June 6, CBOE will begin disseminating data for CME Group on two new volatility indexes based on CBOT corn and soybean options prices. The...
18:51, 05/02/2019

April deals: Sonic Drive-In has 50-cent corn dogs and releases new Red Bull Slushes Monday Sonic Drive-In has a corn dog deal and releases new Red Bull Slushes Monday. Find out the details and other April deals and freebies.        ...
15:00, 04/29/2019

Sweet corn out, sweet potatoes in: Data shows farming shifts Farmers are planting fewer classics such as corn, potatoes, green beans and peas. In their place, new vegetables such as sweet potatoes and leafy greens are now defining American farms....
20:34, 04/28/2019

The Latest: Giuliani says he is not going to Ukraine NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s attorney Rudy Giuliani and his plans to encourage investigations in Ukraine that he thinks would help Trump politically. (all times local): 1:05 a.m. Democrats denounced a plan by President...
08:34, 05/11/2019

Investigative journalism is a dangerous job in Ukraine Another journalist is fighting for his life in Ukraine after a brutal attack; Vadym Komarov had just promised incendiary new findings. Ukraine's reporters lament the lack of protection and the legal system's failings....
12:00, 05/09/2019

New Ukraine Leader Calls Snap Election Ukraine’s new president called snap parliamentary elections as he sought greater authority to tackle a weak economy and a military conflict with Russia-backed separatists....
02:34, 05/22/2019

Giuliani urges Ukraine to investigate Democrats NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer says he is urging Ukraine to open investigations that could benefit Trump politically in the United States. Rudy Giuliani used Twitter on Friday to explain his rationale for traveling to ...
22:17, 05/10/2019

Rudy Giuliani now says he’s canceling trip to Ukraine Rudy Giuliani said Friday that he’s canceled his trip to Ukraine, where he had planned to urge the president-elect to continue the country’s probes into two matters that could benefit President Trump’s reelection campaign. Giuliani announ...
13:34, 05/11/2019

New Ukraine President Zelenskiy dissolves parliament Ukraine's new President Volodymyr Zelenskiy took the oath of office on Monday and immediately announced he was dissolving parliament and calling a snap election, aiming to win seats in a legislature still dominated by loyalists of his predecessor....
13:00, 05/20/2019

US: Trump won't trade Putin Ukraine for Venezuela President Trump won't cut support for Ukraine in exchange for Russia doing the same with Venezuela, U.S. officials said as Secretary of State Mike Pompeo prepared to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin....
01:17, 05/15/2019

TV comedian Zelenskiy sworn in as Ukraine’s president KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Television star Volodymyr Zelenskiy has been sworn in as Ukraine’s next president after he beat the incumbent at the polls last month. The ceremony was held at Ukrainian parliament in Kiev on Monday morning. Zelenskiy ditch...
10:00, 05/20/2019

Ukraine prime minister to step down on Wednesday Ukraine's Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman said he would step down after the next government meeting on Wednesday and that he would take part in the upcoming parliamentary election....
17:34, 05/20/2019

Is Ukraine headed for a snap parliamentary election? Freshly sworn-in President Volodymyr Zelenskiy is seeking to capitalize on his popularity and cement his grip on power. But will his call for snap elections get him the support he needs in parliament?...
22:00, 05/20/2019

UN urges Russia and Ukraine to step away from further confrontation at sea An “immediate de-escalation” of tensions is needed in the Sea of Azov and the Black Sea, the United Nations top political official has said, underlining the importance of “earnest attempts” to find a peaceful resolution to years of simmering conflict...
19:51, 04/28/2019

TV Comedian Officially Named Ukraine’s New President (KIEV, Ukraine) — Election authorities in Ukraine have officially named TV star and comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy as the country’s new president. The Central Election Commission on Tuesday presented the official results of the April 21 vot...
16:00, 04/30/2019

Ukraine's next president is already getting tough with Vladimir Putin Ukrainian President-elect, Volodymyr Zelensky, might be a political novice, but he's also willing to stand up to the most experienced geopolitical player on the block: Russian President Vladimir Putin....
11:00, 04/30/2019

Joe Biden and son Hunter cleared of wrongdoing by Ukraine prosecutor WASHINGTON – Ukraine’s top prosecutor said he hasn’t seen any evidence of wrongdoing by former Vice President Joe Biden nor his son Hunter Biden in dealings with the country. Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko said Hunter Biden and Burisma, a Uk...
03:17, 05/17/2019

Schiff denounces Giuliani's trip to Ukraine Democrats denounced a plan by President Donald Trump's personal attorney to urge Ukraine to open investigations that could benefit Trump politically, decrying the effort as an overt attempt to recruit foreign influence in an U.S. election. (May ...
09:00, 05/11/2019

TV comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy is sworn in as Ukraine’s new president KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — TV comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy is sworn in as Ukraine’s new president....
10:00, 05/20/2019

Rudy Giuliani says his controversial pro-Trump Ukraine visit is off President’s attorney tells Fox News he will not go to KievTells New York Times Democratic outrage is ‘ridiculous’Rudy Giuliani has said his controversial planned visit to Ukraine will not go ahead, because of concerns about who he would be meeting. R...
14:51, 05/11/2019

Ukraine's new leader Zelensky must turn his TV presidency into a real one Volodymyr Zelensky, 41, knows he needs help. He’s surrounded himself with reformist ex-ministers and other experts. But his campaign gave away little about his plans, which remain a work in progress....
22:51, 04/28/2019

The big picture: national pride flourishes amid war in Ukraine Mark Neville captures a moment full of symbolism on the fringes of the conflict in DonbassOver the past three years, London-based photographer Mark Neville has been travelling around Ukraine to work on several wide-ranging projects: one about holiday...
14:17, 05/19/2019

Perry to lead delegation to Ukraine presidential swearing-in WASHINGTON (AP) — Energy Secretary Rick Perry will lead a delegation to the inauguration of Volodymyr Zelenskiy’s as Ukraine’s next president. Zelenskiy is a popular comedian with no political experience. He defeated President Petro Poros...
03:17, 05/19/2019

Ukraine’s president-elect fined $32 for showing his ballot When Ukraine’s would-be president Volodymyr Zelenskiy showed his ballot to a swarm of TV and photo cameras on the election day, little did he know that he would not only win the vote by a landslide but would also face a fine for the seemingly innocen...
15:51, 05/13/2019

Ukraine's coalition collapses in blow to president-elect Ukraine's ruling parliamentary coalition has collapsed in what represents a setback for the country's president-elect's plans to hold early elections....
13:00, 05/17/2019

U.S. Democrats question Trump administration over Ukraine ambassador Two senior U.S. Democrats questioned President Donald Trump's administration on Tuesday over the departure of the U.S. ambassador to Ukraine months before the end of her expected three years in Kiev....
21:34, 05/07/2019

Comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy sworn in as Ukraine's president Comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy was sworn in Monday as the sixth president of Ukraine, vowing to achieve a ceasefire with Russian-backed separatists while announcing the disbandment of parliament....
13:34, 05/20/2019

Fin24.com | What if a comedian really became president? Ukraine now faces serious questions If there’s one thing Volodymyr Zelenskiy seems to have learned from playing a fictional Ukrainian president on television, it’s that you shouldn’t make any firm commitments if you want to gain power for real....
12:17, 05/21/2019

UN council rejects Russian request for a meeting on Ukraine The U.N. Security Council rejected a Russian request Monday to hold a meeting on a new language law in Ukraine, with opponents calling it an attempt by Moscow to interfere in the inauguration of Ukraine's new president, Volodymyr Zelenskiy....
05:17, 05/21/2019

Ukraine: President Zelenskiy disbands parliament on inauguration day Volodymyr Zelenskiy has moved to disband parliament after being sworn in as the new president of Ukraine. The political novice is under pressure to deliver much-needed reforms after unseating incumbent Petro Poroshenko....
22:00, 05/20/2019

UN mission: Ukraine actions after Odessa fire inadequate Five years after 48 people died in clashes in the Ukrainian city of Odessa, including dozens in a burning building, the U.N. human rights monitoring mission in the country is criticizing authorities for delays in prosecution and investigation of the ...
18:00, 05/02/2019

Ukraine President Takes Office With Vow to End Russia Conflict Ukraine’s new leader launched his presidency with a vow to end a five-year conflict with Russia on Ukraine’s terms and a move to dissolve parliament....
03:34, 05/21/2019

The Latest: Ukraine leader calls snap parliamentary election The Latest on Ukraine's politics (all times local): 6 p.m. Ukraine's new president has signed a decree dissolving the parliament and calling a snap election in two months....
21:34, 05/21/2019

Ukraine president appoints lawyer Bogdan as administration chief Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy appointed lawyer Andriy Bogdan as the head of the presidential administration, a decree published on the presidential website said on Tuesday....
20:00, 05/21/2019

Russia's Covert Tactics Aim to Alienate Ukraine's Western Neighbors Russia’s efforts to keep Ukraine in its orbit have included invasions, targeted assassinations and economic coercion. Less prominently, Moscow has directed a clandestine campaign of vandalism and hate crimes aimed at spoiling Ukraine’s relations with...
18:00, 05/17/2019

Ukraine's new president replaces Chief of the General Staff: decree Ukraine's new President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Tuesday promoted Lieutenant General Ruslan Khomchak to be the Chief of the General Staff after sacking Viktor Muzhenko, a presidential decree said....
20:00, 05/21/2019

Ukraine parliament election may happen on July 21: presidential adviser Ukraine may hold a snap parliamentary election on July 21, an adviser to new President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Tuesday after Zelenskiy held consultations with lawmakers....
20:00, 05/21/2019

Ukraine’s New President Dissolves Parliament and Calls a Snap Election Volodymyr Zelensky wants to consolidate power with a Parliament led by his new political party. He said his first priority is ending a prolonged separatist conflict....
20:51, 05/20/2019

Comedian Inaugurated as Ukraine’s New President Immediately Disbands Parliament (KIEV, Ukraine) — Ukrainian TV star Volodymyr Zelenskiy was sworn in as the country’s new president on Monday, promised to stop the war in the country’s east against Russian-backed separatists and immediately disbanded parliament, w...
11:17, 05/20/2019

Comedian And Ukraine President Takes Office, Dissolves Parliament Comedian Volodymyr Zelensky stepped into his new role as Ukrainian president with his inauguration on Monday, launching a new era for the country wracked by war and economic difficulties....
20:51, 05/20/2019

Artists use Ukraine president's candy wrappers for critical portrait As Ukraine heads in a presidential election on Sunday, two artists have created an unflattering portrait of incumbent Petro Poroshenko using sweet wrappers and bullet casings....
20:34, 04/28/2019

Giuliani’s remarkable admission about seeking Ukraine’s assistance for Trump Giuliani just a few days ago decried prosecutors sticking their noses into cases they haven't investigated. Now he plans to do it in a foreign country....
16:17, 05/10/2019

Russia, Ukraine naval dispute lands before sea tribunal in Hamburg Last November, Russia seized three Ukrainian navy ships and captured dozens of sailors, sparking outrage in Ukraine. The case is now being heard at a UN sea tribunal in Hamburg, but Russia has vowed not to show....
15:00, 05/10/2019

Ukraine embassy says DNC operative reached out for dirt on Trump in 2016 Ukraine's embassy wrote that a Democratic National Committee (DNC) insider reached out in 2016 seeking dirt on President Trump's team, according to a bombshell new report Thursday that further fueled Republican allegations that Democrats were the one...
07:34, 05/03/2019

Ukraine says Russia starting 'gas war' with controversial Nord Stream 2 pipeline Two Ukrainian gas officials say Russia is trying to start a "gas war" and isolate Ukraine by pushing for a controversial pipeline that would effectively bypass the country to deliver natural gas to Europe....
06:34, 05/08/2019

Ukraine's ruling coalition breaks up ahead of Zelenskiy inauguration A group of lawmakers has quit Ukraine's ruling coalition allied with the outgoing President Petro Poroshenko. This could pose an obstacle to incoming leader Volodymyr Zelenskiy and his efforts to call for new elections....
15:34, 05/17/2019

No laughing matter? What Ukraine's joker-in-chief says about politics today He’ll be quick-witted and funny – but how can Volodymyr Zelenskiy possibly lead a country? A comedian gives his verdict on the new president and other gag-cracking politicians‘Ukraine have elected a comedian as president,” the text message began and,...
16:17, 05/01/2019

Giuliani Decides Ukraine Trip to Influence U.S. Elections Is a Bad Idea Rudy Giuliani said he has canceled a trip to Ukraine to seek help from the incoming administration there to target President Donald Trump’s political opponents, including the family of Democratic candidate Joe Biden and people affiliated with Hillary...
21:51, 05/11/2019

Giuliani will travel to Ukraine, saying country's probes may be 'very, very helpful' for Trump Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani said in an interview Thursday that he plans to travel to Ukraine to push the country's leadership on several probes that may prove "very, very helpful" to President Trump, as Republicans continue looking to turn the table...
09:17, 05/10/2019

Giuliani Plans Ukraine Trip to Push for Inquiries That Could Help Trump The president’s personal lawyer is stepping up efforts to urge the Ukrainian government to wade into United States politics by pursuing investigations that touch on Joe Biden and Paul Manafort....
03:34, 05/10/2019

Ukraine: Court rejects appeal of nationalized bank verdict A Ukrainian court has rejected an appeal of a lower court ruling that said the nationalization of the country’s largest commercial bank had been illegal...
23:17, 05/13/2019

UN court hears case of Ukraine sailors, ships held by Russia A U.N. court said Friday it will deliver a decision this month on Ukraine’s demand for the release of 24 sailors and three naval vessels captured by Russia in November...
15:17, 05/10/2019

Exclusive: Wife of Ukraine president-elect got penthouse bargain from tycoon The wife of Ukrainian president-elect Volodymyr Zelenskiy bought a luxury apartment for less than half the market rate from business tycoon Oleksandr Buryak, according to official income and property records....
09:00, 05/01/2019

Vladimir Putin stirs Russia-Ukraine tensions with passport offer Just as Ukraine is set for a new leader, Russia has offered passports to millions of Ukrainians. Experts say Moscow wants to cement power over occupied areas and stop population decline — but the move is a powder keg....
20:51, 05/03/2019

Rudy Giuliani Cancels His Trip to Ukraine, Blaming Democrats’ ‘Spin’ President Trump’s personal lawyer was facing withering criticism from Democrats who accused him of seeking foreign assistance for the president’s re-election campaign....
07:34, 05/11/2019

Rudy Giuliani plans Ukraine trip to urge investigation into Democrats President Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani is planning a trip to Ukraine in an attempt to encourage the country to investigate actions in the country leading up to the 2016 presidential election, a report said Thursday. Giuliani told The N...
14:51, 05/10/2019

Ukraine's leader takes office and immediately calls snap election Volodymyr Zelenskiy aims to win seats in parliament where new party is not representedUkraine’s new president, Volodymyr Zelenskiy, has taken the oath of office and immediately announced he is dissolving parliament and calling a snap election, aiming...
12:51, 05/20/2019

Giuliani cancels Ukraine trip, says he'd be 'walking into a group of people that are enemies of the US' Rudy Giuliani, President Trump's personal attorney, said Friday on "Fox News @ Night" that he will not be traveling to Ukraine as previously announced....
11:51, 05/11/2019

Giuliani previews potential 2020 attack dog role with Biden-Ukraine story It was two weeks after the release of the Mueller report, and Rudy Giuliani was eager to chat. As President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, Giuliani has spent much of the past year going on TV to defend his client on a number of fronts—casting doubt ...
06:34, 05/10/2019

High fives, selfies and a snap election as Zelenskiy takes power in Ukraine Television comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy took the oath of office as Ukraine's new president on Monday, promising that as hard as he had worked in the past to make Ukrainians laugh, he would now work to keep them from crying....
17:34, 05/20/2019

Ukraine’s New President Signs Decree to Dissolve Parliament and Calls for Snap Election (KIEV, Ukraine) — Ukraine’s new president on Tuesday ordered the dissolution of the nation’s legislature and called a snap election in two months, hoping to ride the wave of his electoral success to get his supporters into parliamen...
01:17, 05/22/2019

Putin signs law on fast-tracked Russian passports for Ukraine's rebel regions Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed has signed a law on fast-tracked Russian passports for Ukrainians who live in rebel-held territories in eastern Ukraine, the Kremlin said on Wednesday....
13:17, 05/01/2019

After backlash, Giuliani cancels Ukraine trip meant to ‘meddle’ in investigations to help Trump Giuliani admitted Thursday he was headed to Ukraine to press them on an investigation that would benefit President Trump. Now he says he's not going....
00:51, 05/12/2019

President Trump’s Lawyer Rudy Giuliani Threatens, Then Abandons, a Trip to Ukraine NEW YORK — Democrats denounced a plan by President Donald Trump’s personal attorney to push Ukraine to open investigations that he hopes could benefit Trump politically, decrying it as an overt attempt to recruit foreign help to influence...
18:34, 05/11/2019

Political newcomer Volodymyr Zelensky celebrates victory in Ukraine's presidential elections Political newcomer and television comedian Volodymyr Zelensky on Sunday declared victory in Ukraine's presidential elections after exit polls showed he was on track for a landslide win against incumbent and chocolate magnate Petro Poroshenko....
18:17, 04/28/2019

Joint UN, OSCE engagement can address crisis in Ukraine, other ‘dark spots of conflict’ in Europe What is happening in and around Ukraine is “unacceptable, the Chairperson-in-Office for the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) told the United Nations Security Council on Thursday....
19:51, 04/28/2019

Ukraine president dissolves parliament, names lawyer with ties to tycoon chief of staff Volodymyr Zelenskiy has named Andriy Bogdan as head of his presidential administration. The lawyer has ties to one of Ukraine's richest men and a former president. Zelenskiy also set a date for snap elections....
04:34, 05/22/2019

Civilians ‘continue to pay highest price’ in Ukraine conflict, with peace prospects losing ‘momentum’ “Civilians continue to pay the highest price” arising from Ukraine’s on-going conflict with separatist rebels in the east, the UN Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator told the Security Council on Tuesday, a conflict which is still claiming lives....
19:51, 04/28/2019

Children in crisis-torn eastern Ukraine ‘too terrified to learn’ amid spike in attacks on schools Schoolchildren are bearing long-lasting mental and physical scars of eastern Ukraine’s conflict, the head of the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Monday, as the agency warned of an “alarming” increase in attacks on schools during the first four mo...
03:00, 05/21/2019

Trump Lawyer Rudy Giuliani Openly Seeks Aid of Foreign Government — Ukraine — to Boost His Boss’ Re-Election Bid One would think with all the drama — and federal probes — surrounding whether Donald Trump and/or his cohorts colluded with Russia to interfere with the outcome of the 2016 presidential race, Team Trump would not want even the perception that it was ...
02:00, 05/11/2019

Security Council: UN calls for ‘spirit and letter’ of Ukraine agreements to be upheld, as Russia issues simplified citizenship decree The UN’s political affairs chief has urged all parties to the peace plan protocol for eastern Ukraine known as the Minsk Agreements, to avoid “any unilateral steps” that could undermine efforts to demilitarize the eastern conflict zone....
19:51, 04/28/2019

Giuliani weighs in on Hunter Biden's dealings in Ukraine emerging as 2020 issue for Joe Biden Rudy Giuliani, President Trump's personal attorney, said on “Hannity” Tuesday that former Vice President Joe Biden’s son Hunter’s dealings in Ukraine represent “a case that is crying out to be investigated,” adding, “If it doesn't get investigated, w...
07:17, 05/15/2019

A comedian who played a president on TV just became Ukraine's president On April 21, comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy, who played a president in a popular Ukrainian TV series, defeated incumbent president Petro Poroshenko in a landslide, garnering 73.2% of the vote to Poroshenko’s 24.4%....
22:51, 04/28/2019

Tough act to follow: Young maestro leads Israel Philharmonic TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Lahav Shani wasn’t even born when Zubin Mehta joined the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra in 1969. Now, at the age of 30, the Israeli wunderkind is poised to succeed his mentor at the helm of the acclaimed symphony. Steppin...
11:34, 05/22/2019

Alabama House approves ‘born alive’ abortion bill MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Alabama House of Representatives has approved legislation to put doctors in prison if they don’t try to save babies “born alive” after an attempted abortion. Representatives voted 66-18 for the bill Tuesd...
11:34, 05/22/2019

Probe of Virginia governor’s racist yearbook photo complete NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The findings of an investigation into how a racist photo appeared on a yearbook page for Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam are set to be released. Eastern Virginia Medical School plans to make the results of the investigation public at ...
11:34, 05/22/2019

UK's biggest mobile operator pauses use of Huawei 5G handsets Britain's biggest mobile operator EE said on Wednesday it would not offer Huawei handsets as part of its 5G services launch, pausing the use of devices from the Chinese company until its future becomes more clear....
11:51, 05/22/2019

Dubai's Mashreqbank hires Citi, BAML for dollar bond reopening -sources Dubai-based Mashreqbank has hired Citi and Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML) as joint bookrunners for a "tap" of a $500 million bond the bank issued in February, sources close to the matter said....
11:51, 05/22/2019

Texas police investigating possible link between 2 killings, 1 assault of transgender women Dallas police are investing whether there is a connection between the deaths of two transgender women and an assault on a third in the city over the past seven months, authorities said....
11:51, 05/22/2019

NASA's Mars 2020 Rover To Have Names Etched On Chips, Submissions Open Although it will be years before the first humans set foot on Mars, the US space agency has invited public to submit their names to fly abroad the next rover to Red Planet in 2020....
11:51, 05/22/2019

An Activist Says Refugees on Manus Island Attempted Suicide After Australia’s Election At least nine refugees attempted suicide after Australia’s ruling conservative party won a surprise victory in the country’s election over the weekend, reports CNN. Human rights activist Behrouz Boochani, who is currently being detained a...
12:00, 05/22/2019

Kenyan Author and LGBT Activist Binyavanga Wainaina Has Died at 48 (NAIROBI, Kenya) — One of Africa’s best-known authors, Binyavanga Wainaina, has died at age 48, a colleague and friend said Wednesday. Tom Maliti, the chairman of the Kwani Trust which Wainaina founded, told The Associated Press the Kenya...
12:00, 05/22/2019

55,000 Brazilians scammed out of $200M+ worth of fake cryptocurrency A Brazilian cryptocurrency crime cartel has been shut down after conning over 55,000 investors for over $200 million. The cartel ran an unlicensed financial institution without authorization from Brazil’s Central Bank. The scammers claimed to offer c...
12:00, 05/22/2019

The privacy-focused Tor browser is now officially on Android After a long wait, privacy-focused browser Tor is finally on Android with a stable release. Last September, the Tor project team launched an alpha version to test the waters, but according to a new blog post, the browser is finally ready for action: ...
12:00, 05/22/2019

| Vatican seeks 'effective solutions' for Frenchman in vegetative state The Vatican has called for "effective solutions" to protect the life of a Frenchman living for years in a vegetative state, hours after a court told doctors to resume his life support....
12:00, 05/22/2019

Eoin Morgan: Dropping David Willey and Joe Denly from World Cup squad was tough but right Eoin Morgan says dropping David Willey and Joe Denly was "the toughest decision I've ever been a part of" but believes England are ready for anything the World Cup can throw at them....
12:34, 05/22/2019

Living In: Orange, Conn.: A Farm Town for Families The town that developed as a suburb of New Haven and Bridgeport has a range of housing and an annual country fair that ‘pretty much everybody’ attends....
12:34, 05/22/2019

New 2020 Vauxhall Corsa images leaked online News 22 May, 2019 Official images of the upcoming Vauxhall Corsa have been leaked on an online forum ahead of the car’s official release in early 2020...
12:34, 05/22/2019

Do the USA women need to win the World Cup to win it all? The World Cup and an ongoing gender discrimination lawsuit against the US Soccer Federation will coalesce into a summer of the highest stakes for the USWNTWhen the US women’s national team takes the field in France in June, they will be fighting for ...
12:51, 05/22/2019

Wallabies hooker Tolu Latu stood down by Waratahs pending court appearance Player facing court over alleged drink driving offence‘I should have spoken to the coach earlier,’ says LatuWaratahs and Wallabies hooker Tolu Latu has been stood down by his Super Rugby club until a court appearance for alleged drink driving. Latu w...
12:51, 05/22/2019

Nonprofits turn to cryptocurrency to help needy Venezuelans Over the past decade, cryptocurrencies like EOS and bitcoin have become popular among investors looking to make large profits from a new and anonymous form of storing wealth....
12:51, 05/22/2019

EE stops selling Huawei phones as it launches 5G EE will not be selling the next generation of Huawei phones due to concerns about whether the devices could receive operating system updates from Google....
12:51, 05/22/2019

U.S. Democrats to press Trump on paying for infrastructure boost Democrats in Congress will press U.S. President Donald Trump at a White House meeting on Wednesday for details on how to pay for a massive boost in U.S. infrastructure spending after agreeing in April to try to win approval of a $2 trillion package....
12:51, 05/22/2019

Natalie Portman criticises 'creepy' Moby over 'disturbing' account of friendship Musician says in memoir the pair dated, but Portman disputes account, saying ‘my recollection is a much older man being creepy with me’Natalie Portman has criticised Moby for a “very disturbing” account of their friendship in his new memoir Then It F...
12:51, 05/22/2019

Explained: the toxic threat in everyday products, from toys to plastic Thousands of potentially harmful chemicals are in products ranging from toys to plastic and carpets in the US • Help us reach our $150,000 goal to fund this series. Make a contributionSynthetic chemicals are in nearly everything we touch and consume....
12:51, 05/22/2019

‘I want justice’: a year on, family of Guatemalan woman shot dead in Texas wait for answers A 20-year-old woman from Guatemala was shot in the head by a border patrol agent in Rio Bravo, Texas, just minutes after crossing the borderEvery Monday morning, after their two youngest daughters go to school, Gilberto Gómez and Lidia González trek ...
12:51, 05/22/2019

The US allows 1,300 chemicals banned by Europe to be used in cosmetics. Why? A long list of potentially harmful ingredients banned in the EU are legally allowed in the US due to historically relaxed regulationsHelp us reach our $150,000 goal to fund this series. Make a contributionA brief but telling piece of legislation was ...
12:51, 05/22/2019

UK inflation driven up by 'brutal' energy bills; Brexit woes hit pound - business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as rising energy bills and air fares push the cost of living higherLatest: British Steel in liquidationInflation jumps to 2.1%Energy costs surged after price cap liftedPound hit by Brexit cr...
12:51, 05/22/2019

Congo violence sparks fears over UK Ebola response Attacks on health clinics provoke concern that disclosing details of funding might ‘put a target on the head’ of medical workersThe UK has agreed not to publicly disclose how much funding has been allocated to the Ebola response in the Democratic Rep...
12:51, 05/22/2019

Weight Loss: Try This Keto-Friendly Dosa Recipe For A High-Fat Breakfast Dosa is the favoured breakfast food for South Indians around the world. This Keto-friendly dosa recipe replaces the rice flour for the batter with almond flour and includes fat-rich mozzarella and......
13:00, 05/22/2019

A State of Disorientation: Dispatch from Sri Lanka after the Easter Bombings In Colombo, as though there is war once more, the ominous presence of heavily armed soldiers is everywhere. Ever since the Easter Sunday bombings, checkpoints have been posted on all the main roads, as well as outside churches and mosques. There are ...
13:17, 05/22/2019

A Pledge to Pay Morehouse Students’ Debt Prompts Elation, Envy and a Host of Questions Robert F. Smith pledged to wipe out the debt of the graduating class at Morehouse College. Now the students are anxiously waiting to hear what happens next....
13:17, 05/22/2019

"Don't Be Afraid": Rahul Gandhi's Message To Party On "Fake Exit Polls" A day before the counting of votes, Congress president Rahul Gandhi has urged party men to be "alert in the next 24 hours" and be fearless in a tweet similar to his sister Priyanka Gandhi's audio......
13:34, 05/22/2019

Probe By Regulator Finds Monsanto Abused Dominant Position: Report Fair trade regulator CCI in 2016 ordered the unit to carry out the probe after the agriculture ministry and some local seed companies complained that Monsanto was charging unreasonably high royalty......
13:51, 05/22/2019

In full: Theresa May's Brexit letter to Jeremy Corbyn Prime Minister Theresa May has written a letter to Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn urging him to back her new Brexit deal, saying she has met the party's Brexit demands. Here is her letter in full:...
14:17, 05/22/2019

Austerity has had 'tragic social consequences' for UK, says UN An "ideological" drive for austerity has had "tragic social consequences" and resulted in the UK violating its human rights obligations, the UN has claimed....
14:17, 05/22/2019

AP Top Stories May 22 Here's the latest for May 22nd: More House Democrats want impeachment proceedings; Protests follow presidential election results in Indonesia.        ...
14:17, 05/22/2019

Turkey preparing for possible U.S. sanctions over S-400s: minister Turkey's defense minister said it was preparing for potential U.S. sanctions over its purchase of Russian S-400 missile defense systems, even while he said there was some improvement in talks with the United States over buying F-35 fighter jets....
14:17, 05/22/2019

Rex Tillerson Met With the House Foreign Affairs Committee All Day and We Have No Idea Why Former secretary of state Rex Tillerson spent seven hours meeting with the House Foreign Affairs committee on Tuesday, and no one has any idea why, according to the Washington Post. The session happened entirely behind closed doors....
14:51, 05/22/2019

‘Pregnancy is a time bomb’ – what I learned about motherhood working in a women’s prison Pregnant women in jail are revered by other inmates – but the question of what will happen to the child is never far awayPrison is full of mothers. Mothers of adult children, who visit at weekends bringing grandchildren in tow; mothers whose motherho...
14:51, 05/22/2019

Five of the best fitness and music festivals in the UK for 2019 Begone boozy festivals, these events follow a trend for healthy holidays by adding running and fitness into a mix that also includes live music and DJsThe beaches, tidal islands, woodlands and coastal paths of the Gower will play host to this music a...
14:51, 05/22/2019

|'Eish!'LateMbowenisworninwiththeEFF,keeps378000Twitterfollowersupdated Mboweni is known for being outspoken on the social media platform - whether he is discussing dinner plans with his followers, promising to review books like 'Gangster State', or asking Helen Zille to stop tweeting....
14:51, 05/22/2019

|May’sdesperategambleonanewBrexitreferendumfallsflat Theresa May made a desperate final gamble to get her Brexit deal through the British Parliament before she’s thrown out of office - but her efforts looked doomed....
14:51, 05/22/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. Justice Dept staff recommends blocking T-Mobile-Sprint deal, sources say The U.S. Justice Department's antitrust division staff has recommended the agency file a lawsuit to block T-Mobile US Inc's $26 billion acquisition of smaller rival Sprint Corp, according to two sources familiar with the matter....
15:00, 05/22/2019

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

Regenerative medicine firm CollPlant launches Israel R&D centre CollPlant, which makes products for tissue repair and organ manufacturing from its recombinant human collagen, has launched a new research and development centre in Israel....
15:00, 05/22/2019

INDIA LIVE-Election-driven stocks rally to continue till year-end - Reuters poll May 22 (Reuters) - 0530 GMT: PREDICTING GAINS, STOCKS STRATEGISTS ASSUME BJP-LED COALITION WILL BE IN POWER Indian stocks are likely to build on this week's rally to finish the year at record highs if Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bharatiya Ja...
15:00, 05/22/2019

‘Game of Thrones’ star Kit Harington shares his skin secrets He may have mastered the silent, savage smolder in his role as Jon Snow on HBO’s “Game of Thrones,” which just ended its run after eight epic seasons, but in real life, Kit Harington is quite easygoing — especially when it comes to starting his day. ...
15:17, 05/22/2019

Target Posts Higher Comparable Sales, Profit Target posted an increase in comparable sales that was more than expected and reaffirmed that guidance for the fiscal year, sending shares higher in premarket trading....
15:34, 05/22/2019

Avon Nears Sale to Brazil's Natura Cosmeticos Avon Products is close to a sale to Brazil’s Natura Cosmeticos in a deal that would mark the end of the independence of a 20th-century business icon....
15:34, 05/22/2019

‘American Pickers’ star Mike Wolfe praises Danielle Colby’s burlesque career: ‘She’s a very passionate person’ If there’s one person who’s supportive of “American Pickers” star Danielle Colby stripping down as a burlesque performer, it’s her co-star and longtime pal Mike Wolfe....
15:34, 05/22/2019

Keanu Reeves fan posts viral tweets about actor buying ice cream just to sign autograph A Keanu Reeves fan reminisced on Twitter last week about the unconventional way he got an autograph from the “John Wick 3” actor as a 16-year-old movie theater worker....
15:34, 05/22/2019

Afghan official: Taliban bombs kill 2 police, 2 civilians Afghan officials say a confrontation with the Taliban in the country’s eastern Ghazni province has left two members of the security forces and two civilian passers-by dead...
15:51, 05/22/2019

MLB trade deadline: Top 10 players who could be moved by July 31 There are 69 shopping days left before the July 31 MLB trade deadline. Madison Bumgarner heads the list of candidates to be traded.        ...
15:51, 05/22/2019

Hong Kong Activist Granted Asylum by Germany: 'I Had No Choice' Germany has granted asylum to two Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters, a sign of waning international confidence in the city’s political freedoms and justice system....
15:51, 05/22/2019

Thai court affirms defamation judgment against UK activist An appeals court in Thailand has upheld a 10 million baht ($313,000) judgment against a British activist who was sued by a fruit canning company whose workers complained of alleged labor abuses....
15:51, 05/22/2019

UN rights expert slams UK welfare spending cuts A U.N. human rights expert has sharpened his criticism of cuts to social support in Britain, describing recent changes as window-dressing and calling for a "new vision."...
15:51, 05/22/2019

House panel chief Schiff delays subpoena against Barr after Justice Dept offer The Democratic chairman of the House Intelligence Committee said he would hold off enforcing a subpoena against Attorney General William Barr after the Justice Department agreed to turn over materials relating to an investigation into Russian electio...
15:51, 05/22/2019

The Sharpest, Shiniest Cosplay Cosplayer Polygon Forge specialises in polygonal representations of video game characters; so imagine if every game ever made had come out on the PS1 and you’ll be getting pretty warm....
16:00, 05/22/2019

Valve Is Making Its Own Version Of Dota Auto Chess Late last year, Valve launched the collectible card game Artifact, a spinoff of Dota 2. It flopped so hard that Valve is now revamping it from the ground up. Earlier this year, Dota’s community beat Valve at its own game, creating Dota Auto Chess, a ...
16:00, 05/22/2019

ARM reportedly tells employees to suspend all business with Huawei UK-based chip designer ARM told its employees to stop all their dealings with Huawei, according to the BBC. It reportedly notified its personnel in a memo to suspend "all active contracts, support entitlements and any pending engagements" with the Ch...
16:00, 05/22/2019

'Overwatch' Anniversary event brings custom Workshop games to all Three years after its launch, Blizzard's team-based shooter Overwatch is still rolling along, and the latest Anniversary event has begun. A celebration of the game's history so far, it's rotating through many of the special minigames t...
16:00, 05/22/2019

An exclusive look at the RCMP’s alleged campaign to get rid of Mounties with disabilities "The hallmarks are the same in every case," says lawyer Sebastien Anderson, "the end result is the same: people being forced into this medical discharge."...
16:00, 05/22/2019

From Gentleman Jack to Killing Eve: who are TV's greatest lesbian icons? TV fans have been spoiled for women-on-women scenes on our screens of late. We celebrate with a rundown of the characters ‘whose impact on the world is permanent and forever’Get the rollers out! The drama about Gentleman Jack AKA Anne Lister, the 19t...
16:17, 05/22/2019

Fabrics poised to become the new software In the summer of 2018, a team led by MIT researchers reported in the journal Nature that they had successfully embedded electronic devices into fibers that could be used in fabrics or composite products like clothing, airplane wings, or even wound dr...
16:17, 05/22/2019

Motor racing: Leclerc dream and Lauda memories stir Monaco emotions Charles Leclerc will race around his home streets in a Ferrari for the first time in Sunday's Monaco Grand Prix, a boyhood dream come true, but dominant Mercedes also have sentiment on their side....
16:17, 05/22/2019

Soccer: U.S. '99 World Cup win should have done more for women's game - Foudy The United States' World Cup triumph on home soil in 1999 was a watershed moment for the sport but midfielder Julie Foudy had hoped it would help the women's game grow at a much faster pace....
16:17, 05/22/2019

Olympic marathon silver medalist Kirwa suspended for doping Bahrain's Olympic women's marathon silver medalist Eunice Kirwa has been provisionally suspended after failing a doping test, the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) said in a statement....
16:17, 05/22/2019

Detroit Tigers fan butters up Curtis Granderson with popcorn during game Curtis Granderson spent his first six seasons playing for the Detroit Tigers and when he returned to the city Tuesday as a member of the Miami Marlins some fans buttered him up....
16:34, 05/22/2019

Houston Texans' J.J. Watt stars in fake commercial to give student project a grade ‘boost’ Houston Texans' J.J. Watt on Tuesday came up big for a student when the defensive end made time during his “lunch break” to record a fake “energy chip” commercial to help with a school project....
16:34, 05/22/2019

Storm's Sue Bird needs surgery, will be out indefinitely ​​​​​​​Seattle Storm guard Sue Bird needs arthroscopic surgery on her left knee and will be out indefinitely, another big blow for the defending WNBA champs....
16:34, 05/22/2019

Brian Sims apologizes for ‘distraction’ to Planned Parenthood but says he’s still 'angry' As abortion takes center stage across the nation, Pennsylvania Democratic State Rep. Brian Sims apologized to pro-choice supporters for being a "distraction" in a fundraising email for Planned Parenthood....
16:34, 05/22/2019

Kavanaugh and Gorsuch defy Dem predictions with independent streak Democrats’ warnings that Supreme Court Justices Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh would solidify an unwavering conservative majority on the bench so far have not come to pass, with the two Trump-nominated justices crossing over to side with liberal co...
16:34, 05/22/2019

Nissan India Extends Service Support To Cyclone-Affected Customers In Odisha Nissan has sent special emergency repair teams in Bhubaneshwar and Cuttack and additional trained manpower will be deployed from its dealerships to expedite repair turnaround time....
16:51, 05/22/2019

Deutsche Bank Says Software to Detect Money Laundering Had a Bug The bank’s acknowledgment that faulty software had been used to screen transactions for suspicious activity came a day before executives prepared to face restive investors at an annual meeting....
16:51, 05/22/2019

EE drops Huawei phones from its 5G network launch lineup BT-owned mobile operator follows Google’s move and says it will put devices ‘on pause’The BT-owned mobile operator EE will turn on the UK’s first 5G network on 30 May in six cities, but has dropped Huawei phones from its launch plans.Britain’s larges...
17:00, 05/22/2019

British Steel collapses but will trade in administration The UK's second-largest steel maker has been battling a financial crunch over the past year. A court has now ordered its liquidation, leaving thousands of workers staring at job losses....
17:00, 05/22/2019

Chip designer ARM halts work with Huawei after U.S. ban British chip designer ARM has halted relations with Huawei [HWT.L] in order to comply with a United States blockade of the company, potentially crippling the Chinese company's ability to make new chips for its future smartphones....
17:00, 05/22/2019

Sorry, Game of Thrones Fans! It Looks Like Arya Stark Isn't Getting a Spinoff Winter is coming...but not for Arya Stark. In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter published Tuesday, HBO programming president Casey Bloys shot down rumors the Game of Thrones fan......
17:00, 05/22/2019

Police: 3 dead as 'everybody lost' in gunfight near Atlanta An attempted robbery at an apartment complex near Atlanta turned into a grisly scene when the robber and two victims were all killed in a gun battle....
17:17, 05/22/2019

Would-be 'hit-plot' victim: Feds had me pretend to be dead The estranged husband of a New York City police officer accused of trying to have him killed says he found out about the alleged plot from federal authorities who told him to fake his own death....
17:17, 05/22/2019

7 Kg Laddoo Cake, Lotus-Shaped Sweets As BJP Prepares For Comeback Post the exit poll results Sunday, celebrations are in full swing for the BJP as the ruling party in Delhi has started already begun preparations even before the Lok Sabha election results are......
17:17, 05/22/2019

Men With Machetes Snatch Voting Machines In Arunachal Pradesh About 500 masked men carrying guns and machetes attacked election officials in Arunachal Pradesh and made off with electronic voting machines, officials said on Wednesday....
17:17, 05/22/2019

Kedarnath Cave, Where PM Meditated, Set To Become Spiritual Destination The cave in Uttarakhand's Kedarnath, where Prime Minister Narendra Modi meditated through the night last week, is all set to become a spiritual tourist destination. The "Dhyan Kutia" has virtually......
17:17, 05/22/2019

Aaron Carter defends Michael Jackson after saying the star did one 'inappropriate' thing In a clip from “Marriage Boot Camp," Aaron Carter says that there was "one thing that (Michael Jackson) did that was a little bit inappropriate.”        ...
17:17, 05/22/2019

Analysis: Ex-NFL star Kellen Winslow's rape trial quickly gets to graphic testimony from first accuser Kellen Winslow II faced his first rape accuser in court on Tuesday, when she underwent intense questioning from his attorney.        ...
17:17, 05/22/2019

Low-Income College Students Are Being Taxed Like Trust-Fund Babies Higher education officials are calling on Congress to fix a provision in the Trump administration’s tax overhaul that has caused unintended tax increases....
17:34, 05/22/2019

Starbucks' China challenger Luckin Coffee shares fall below IPO price Shares of Luckin Coffee fell Wednesday morning, joining the likes of Uber and Lyft by dropping below its initial public offering price days after its debut....
17:34, 05/22/2019

U.S. Justice Department staff recommends blocking T-Mobile-Sprint deal, sources say The U.S. Justice Department's antitrust division staff has recommended the agency block T-Mobile US Inc's $26 billion acquisition of smaller rival Sprint Corp, according to two sources familiar with the matter....
17:34, 05/22/2019

EU sees no compliance issues in Google shopping, rivals disagree Europe's antitrust chief said on Wednesday she did not see any problems with the way Google was complying with her order to boost competition in online shopping, brushing aside complaints from some of the U.S. company's rivals....
17:34, 05/22/2019

North Korea decries damage to environment on international Biodiversity Day North Korea highlighted biological diversity and the environment on Wednesday, the International Day for Biological Diversity, while tying environmental protection to national pride....
17:51, 05/22/2019

KaiOS raises $50 million to launch its smart feature phone OS in new markets KaiOS Technologies has raised a $50 million round of venture capital to further its goal of making smart feature phones more powerful and affordable. Read More...
17:51, 05/22/2019

How 'The Current War' Got a Second Chance A new cut of ‘The Current War,’ about the race to electrify America, will open in October, after surviving creative differences, bad reviews, the Weinstein Co. bankruptcy and a reshoot....
17:51, 05/22/2019

Firefighter says human rights were violated over lack of vegan food at blaze A Canadian smoke-eater is fired up over the lack of vegan food provided to him while he battled a massive forest blaze. Ontario firefighter and self-described “ethical vegan” Adam Knauff, 40, claims his human rights were violated in 2017 when he foug...
18:00, 05/22/2019

Healthy dog euthanized to be buried with dead owner as her will requested A Richmond, Va., woman was so attached to her dog that she took her to the grave. But was it really her time to go? Emma, a healthy Shih Tzu mix, was euthanized recently because her owner left explicit instructions in her will: The fur baby was to be...
18:00, 05/22/2019

The top barriers businesses face in adopting AI A lack of skilled talent is the biggest obstacle for organizations looking to take advantage of artificial intelligence (AI), according to a SnapLogic report....
18:00, 05/22/2019

U.S. Says Assad May Be Using Chemical Weapons in Syria Again The State Department cited an attack in which the military might have used the weapons in an offensive on the Idlib area, the final rebel stronghold....
18:00, 05/22/2019

'You can't cheat then?': the Queen learns how self-checkout works on visit to Sainsbury's The Queen was introduced to the concept of supermarket self-service check-out tills today and immediately wondered if it was possible to get away without paying for some groceries....
18:00, 05/22/2019

The Londoner: Pammy defends her friend Julian Pamela Anderson speaks out in defence of Julian Assange / Swastika graffiti found in parliamentary lift / Nigel Lawson's foreign property woes / Renée Zellweger stirs Bridget Jones speculation...
18:00, 05/22/2019

CCTV shows thief in Deliveroo kit picking lock of £1.3k bike before calmly riding off A thief dressed as a Deliveroo rider was caught on CCTV stealing a £1,300 bike in broad daylight outside Sol Campbell and his wife Fiona's interior design studio in Westminster....
18:00, 05/22/2019

Met busts violent gang that shipped £300m overseas using cash transfer shops in London A global "money laundering and terrorist finance network" that shipped £310 million of criminal profits overseas in a year using high street money transfer shops in London has been busted by Met detectives....
18:00, 05/22/2019

A Giant Laid Low by Too Many Blows to the Head “Some days I feel like a young man, and some days not,” Ryan Miller said. What it’s like to visit a former football player trying to recover from head trauma....
18:00, 05/22/2019

Sinema’s staff to hold office hours in Tucson TUCSON – The staff of Sen. Kyrsten Sinema will host mobile office hours on Wednesday in Tucson. Office hours will be from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Joel D. Valdez Main Library, located at 101 N. Stone Ave. Sinema’s Arizona caseworkers can be reached at ...
18:17, 05/22/2019

Tarantino did not tell Polanski about film set against Manson murders Quentin Tarantino said on Wednesday he didn't tell Roman Polanski in advance about his latest movie, set in the run-up to the notorious 1969 Manson murders which claimed the life of Polanski's wife at the time, actress Sharon Tate....
18:17, 05/22/2019

Mnuchin: Draft IRS memo doesn’t undermine rationale to block release of Trump’s tax returns Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Wednesday that a confidential IRS memo does not undermine the agency’s justification for denying lawmakers’ request for President Trump’s tax returns. Appearing......
18:34, 05/22/2019

The Mailbag Of Thrones on the series finale, what Bran knew, Jon's fate, and what it all means for the books We learned a lot from Game Of Thrones’ series finale, “The Iron Throne,” like how there is literally no failure too big to get Tyrion fired, dragons have an uncanny understanding of symbolism, and the Citadel is a four-month college. But the show’s l...
18:34, 05/22/2019

Ewan chalks up second win as Viviani falters again "Australian pocket-rocket Caleb Ewan doubled up on the Giro d’Italia with a strong stage 11 win ahead of Arnaud Demare and Pascal Ackermann in Novi Ligure as the out-of-sorts Elia Viviani’s woes continued."...
18:34, 05/22/2019

Police-created smartphone app adds anti-groping feature to scare off molesters Women are downloading the "Digi Police" smartphone app developed by Japanese police to protect themselves from gropers on packed rush-hour trains.        ...
18:34, 05/22/2019

New Netflix: What's coming in June Netflix drops new seasons of "Jessica Jones," "Black Mirror" and "Designated Survivor" plus "Ralph Breaks the Internet" and more in June.        ...
18:34, 05/22/2019

Beware of Credit ‘Repair’ Companies, Consumer Watchdogs Say Anything these companies can do, people can do for themselves at no cost. Federal regulators recently filed suit against two of the biggest companies....
18:51, 05/22/2019

Investing for Social Impact Is Complicated. Here Are 4 Ways to Simplify It. Many organizations measure the effect of investments meant to spur positive change, but the metrics they use, and their results, vary. Several are trying to make it easier....
18:51, 05/22/2019

Actually Ford Needs More Layoffs Despite Surging Truck Profits, Wall Street Analyst Says A Wall Street analyst says Ford needs more cuts despite making billions off F-Series truck sales, Daimler’s Zetsche says auf wiedersehen, and Michigan gives a big tax break to Jeep for its Detroit plant and more for The Morning Shift of Wednesday, Ma...
19:00, 05/22/2019

Tesla's Navigate Is Worse Than Human Driving: Consumer Reports Car buyers have shown that they’re ready to embrace autonomous cars—but are automakers actually equipped to meet that demand? A new Consumer Reports article evaluating the viability of Tesla’s Autopilot software says that we’re... not quite there yet...
19:00, 05/22/2019

Why Apollo 10 Stopped Just 47,000 Feet From the Moon In a year when we’ll celebrate Apollo 11’s 50th anniversary, it’s worth remembering the pathfinders who completed the same mission with one critical order: don’t actually land on the moon....
19:00, 05/22/2019

A’s vs. Indians: Jefry Rodriguez won’t fix Indians pitching woes What a drag it is getting old … Seems 36-year-old Robinson Cano is too lazy to run the bases and 65-year-old Mike Francesa is having difficulty staying awake, but 108-year-old Mick Jagger is dancing around after having heart surgery. … “Y...
19:00, 05/22/2019

Ex-Pak PM To Be Probed For Allegedly Using Vehicles Illegally A Pakistani court has allowed the country's anti-corruption watchdog to interrogate jailed former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for allegedly using 20 bullet proof vehicles imported for the......
19:00, 05/22/2019

3 more wealthy parents to plead guilty to paying bribes for better ACT, SAT scores in college scandal Gregory and Marcia Abbott and Peter Jan Sartorio will become the tenth parents to plead guilty for bribes to improve their kids' ACT and SAT scores.        ...
19:00, 05/22/2019

When it comes to abortion, conservative women aren't a monolith Nearly one in four women in the United States will have an abortion by age 45 — obviously not all of them share the same political views.        ...
19:00, 05/22/2019

Surprisingly strong, late-spring winter storm dumps record snow in Colorado A surprisingly strong, late-spring snowstorm dumped more than a foot of snow around Colorado Springs and up to 6 inches in the Denver metro area.        ...
19:00, 05/22/2019

Dallas police looking into similarities in cases of 2 transgender women fatally shot, third stabbed Dallas police said they have not directly linked the cases at this time but that there are similarities they want the public to be aware of.        ...
19:00, 05/22/2019

Blockbuster court ruling will force Qualcomm to change the way it does business Ever since April 16th, things had been going swimmingly for Qualcomm. From the moment that the company announced its settlement with Apple, once again allowing it to supply modem chips for the iPhone, things were looking up for the chip maker. For ex...
19:00, 05/22/2019

Huawei's uncertain future is already affecting sales across Europe The future of Huawei’s smartphone business is looking pretty bleak at the moment, and according to two separate reports, this uncertainty is now starting to severely affect the company’s sales.Speaking to TechRadar earlier this week, UK trade-in site...
19:00, 05/22/2019

Get the hot new Galaxy Tab S5e with a half-off Book Cover Keyboard at Samsung If you're in the market for a respectable Android tablet with decent overall specifications, a crazy thin body, modern software pre-installed, and a reasonable price point, the Samsung Galaxy Tab S5e is undoubtedly your top choice.While not as powerf...
19:00, 05/22/2019

Sony CEO: smartphone unit "necessary" component of hardware business Sony’s smartphone business has been bleeding money for years and investors have consistently called for an exit from the segment. But according to the company’s CEO, Kenichiro Yoshida, the smartphone unit is “necessary” to make Sony’s hardware busine...
19:00, 05/22/2019

Ai Weiwei sues Volkswagen for copyright infringement The Berlin-based Chinese artist is suing Volkswagen in Denmark for an add that shows one of his installations made of discarded life jackets used by migrants....
19:00, 05/22/2019

Brewers' Yelich out of lineup again with back spasms NL MVP Christian Yelich scratched from Milwaukee's lineup against Cincinnati for 2nd consecutive day because of back spasms        ...
19:00, 05/22/2019

Putintseva, Brengle reach Nuremberg Cup quarterfinals Top-seeded Yulia Putintseva of Kazakhstan beat Germany's Mona Barthel 7-6 (8), 6-1 to book her place in the Nuremberg Cup quarterfinals on Wednesday        ...
19:00, 05/22/2019

Kendall Jenner Admits Kourtney Kardashian Is "Overstaying Her Welcome" Weeks After the Woolsey Fire Housing unexpected guests is hard, even family. So you can probably see where Kendall Jenner's coming from in this clip from Sunday's Keeping Up With the Kardashians, which finds......
19:17, 05/22/2019

Sorting out recycling programs: Which ones work best? Changing markets and confusion over what can be thrown in recycling bins has forced some communities to rethink or even suspend their recycling programs. But many more recycling programs are working well, experts say....
19:17, 05/22/2019

Virginia governor's role in blackface yearbook photo unclear, school says Virginia Governor Ralph Northam's former medical school was unable to determine his role in a racist photograph that appeared on his 1984 yearbook page, according to a report released on Wednesday following a three-month inquiry....
19:17, 05/22/2019

Kissing is a risk factor for throat gonorrhea (Reuters Health) - Deep kissing with tongue may be a way that gonorrhea is passed on, even if romantic partners haven't been otherwise sexually active, according to research from Australia....
19:34, 05/22/2019

Japan telcos pull back sale of new Huawei smartphones Citing consumer safety concerns and uncertainty over Google's Android support, SoftBank and KDDI have delayed the sale of new handsets from the Chinese vendor, specifically, the Huawei P30 lite, which had been slated to hit the local market on May 24...
19:34, 05/22/2019

Nioh 2 Closed Alpha: How to get Alpha Test access for PS4 Team Ninja sequel Now that Sekiro is out, Nioh 2 is poised to be the next big masocore game - and there's good news in store for people that want to get their hands on it as soon as possible....
19:34, 05/22/2019

Who Is Sophie Turner Without Sansa Stark? We’re About to Find Out With “Game of Thrones” behind her, Turner has a new home, a new husband and a new movie, “Dark Phoenix,” that might make her the biggest thing to come out of Westeros....
19:34, 05/22/2019

Trump refuses to negotiate policy with Democrats President Donald Trump says he won't negotiate policy with congressional Democrats while they continue to investigate him. (May 21)        ...
19:51, 05/22/2019

Trump hits back after Pelosi's cover up comment President Donald Trump hit back shortly after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi accused him of obstruction, saying he won't negotiate with Democrats on policy while their inquiries continue. (May 22)        ...
19:51, 05/22/2019

Over 25,000 Personnel Deployed For Lok Sabha Vote Count In Bengal Bringing the end to the high-voltage Lok Sabha polls in West Bengal - which has virtually become the ground zero of the current elections following the Bharatiya Janata Party's mega push to become a......
19:51, 05/22/2019

NITI Aayog To Submit Action Plan To New Government On Private Investment NITI Aayog is working on the economic agenda for the new government where the focus will be on achieving long term sustainable growth and boosting private investments in the country, the think tank's......
19:51, 05/22/2019

In Pranab Mukherjee's Speech, A Hint Seen For President Kovind Former President Pranab Mukherjee appears to have subtly thrown shade at his successor Ram Nath Kovind, who voted on May 12 along with the rest of Delhi in the sixth phase of the national election....
19:51, 05/22/2019

'NCIS' Season 16 finale shocks fans with surprise cameo "NCIS" ended its sixteenth season on Tuesday night and a very special character made an unexpected cameo appearance in the episode's last few moments. ...
19:51, 05/22/2019

John Walker Lindh’s early release is ‘absolutely outrageous’ because he is ‘a traitor,’ lawmaker says The looming early release of the Islamic militant who became known as the infamous "American Taliban" member is “absolutely outrageous” as he “should be in prison for life,” a House lawmaker and former U.S Army Green Beret says....
19:51, 05/22/2019

The CEO of pogo stick-sharing startup Cangaroo insists his company isn’t a hoax I just got off the phone with Adam Mikkelsen, founder and CEO of shared mobility startup Cangaroo, who insists that his company is totally real. Wait, I’m getting ahead of myself. Let’s back up. Cangaroo is a pogo stick-sharing startup that hails fro...
19:51, 05/22/2019

BT's awesome freebie-fuelled fibre broadband deal ends on Thursday If your broadband contract is coming to an end and you need to get it sorted (what a bore!) then BT Broadband has got something very interesting up its sleeve for you. The provider has really made a habit of including some high-end freebies with its ...
20:00, 05/22/2019

In the Eastern Conference, It’s the Upstart vs. the Mainstay The Carolina Hurricanes had not made the playoffs since 2009. In the conference finals, they face a team with plenty of recent postseason experience: the Boston Bruins....
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Lapis X Labyrinth Lights Up My Life In Lapis X Labyrinth, NIS America’s new dungeon crawler coming to PlayStation 4 and Switch on May 28, a totem-like stack of four adorable adventurers dive into dungeons, seeking their fortune. It’s cute and chaotic, until the fever meter fills, at wh...
20:00, 05/22/2019

Dollar holds near one-month high ahead of Fed minutes The U.S. dollar held near a one-month high on Wednesday amid heightened trade tensions between the United States and China and ahead of the release of Federal Reserve meeting minutes which may provide more clues on why the central bank stood pat on i...
20:00, 05/22/2019

Inside Huawei – a photo essay Huawei is China’s most valuable technology brand, whose global expansion has become controversial particularly in regards to 5G technology. Photojournalist Kevin Frayer was given access to Huawei’s Bantian campus in Shenzhen, China’s Silicon Valley, ...
20:17, 05/22/2019

Surprise, nerds: The Lonely Island are dropping a "visual poem" on Netflix tonight There are few things as exciting as the surprise release—except for maybe free pizza or open bars or finding out you have extra money. Okay, so there are things more exciting than surprise releases, but a surprise release from The Lonely Island ranks...
20:17, 05/22/2019

U.S. judge appoints Ken Feinberg mediator in mandated Bayer Roundup settlement talks A U.S. judge has appointed prominent attorney Kenneth Feinberg as mediator for court-mandated settlement talks in the federal litigation over allegations that Bayer AG's glyphosate-based Roundup weed killer caused cancer....
20:17, 05/22/2019

Brazil sues top tobacco firms to recover public health costs Brazil's solicitor general's office is suing the world's largest cigarette makers British American Tobacco Plc and Philip Morris International to recover the public health treatment costs of tobacco-related diseases over the last five years....
20:17, 05/22/2019

Why The Hot Zone Left a Lasting Impression on Julianna Margulies The Hot Zone, Julianna Margulies' latest TV project, is vastly different from the ones you know her from. The miniseries, which is set in 1989 and features Margulies as Lt. Col. Nancy Jaax,......
20:17, 05/22/2019

Lockheed nabs $63.1M Navy contract for work on undersea warfare system Lockheed Martin was awarded $63.1 million for continued development, integration and production for future components of the Navy's AN/SQQ-89A(V)15 Surface Ship Undersea Warfare system....
20:17, 05/22/2019

The Debate Over Office Temperatures Just Heated Up, Thanks to a New Study There are new data to throw into the ongoing debate over office thermostats—but they likely won’t settle any arguments. The question of how cold to keep an office often splits workplaces by gender, since women typically prefer a warmer wo...
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|Ex-PICexecutivesreportedtoHawksoverperceived'bribery'demand A witness testifying before a commission of inquiry into the PIC has revealed that top executives at the state-owned fund manager have been reported to the Hawks over suspicion of bribe solicitation....
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|TobaccoplayersallowedtoweighinonBAT-Twispmergerapproval-regulator Players in the tobacco industry are allowed to intervene in the merger between British American Tobacco and vaping brand Twisp, the Competition Tribunal has said....
20:17, 05/22/2019

Fed's Williams: Doesn't See Strong Argument to Raise or Lower Rates New York Fed President John Williams said that while inflation remains lower than he’d like, he doesn’t see much chance the central bank will lower rates any time soon to bolster price pressures....
20:34, 05/22/2019

Surfing the Green wave? Climate party hopes ride high in EU vote An ebb in support for mainstream parties is raising hopes among Europe's Greens that they could act as kingmakers in the next European Parliament, with growing concerns over climate change likely to hand them their strongest showing yet....
20:34, 05/22/2019

Gerald McCoy linked to Browns, Colts, Patriots, Saints, Chargers Free agent defensive tackle Gerald McCoy is being linked to the Cleveland Browns, New England Patriots and Indianapolis Colts, among other teams, since being released by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Monday....
20:34, 05/22/2019

Late-Night Hosts Await Trump’s Financial Records “I have a strong feeling that we’re going to find out that the whole time, Eric was just a shell corporation,” Stephen Colbert joked of President Trump’s son....
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Spend Some Time With the Winklevii Ben Mezrich’s “Bitcoin Billionaires” focuses on Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, who used their Facebook windfall to buy up a lot of the cryptocurrency....
20:51, 05/22/2019

A Chinese Millennial Looks Back on Her Life In her memoir, “Under Red Skies: Three Generations of Life, Loss, and Hope in China,” Karoline Kan personalizes the great changes occurring in her country....
20:51, 05/22/2019

Man Utd v Bayern Munich Legends 2019: 1999 Treble Reunion game - tickets, TV, live stream, teams and lineups Manchester United fans are in for a real treat on Sunday as the Legends of their 1999 Treble-winning season return for a reunion match against Bayern Munich....
20:51, 05/22/2019

‘Mario Kart Tour’ is a surprisingly faithful take on Nintendo’s popular racing game Although Nintendo has more than a few anticipated games set to launch in 2019, few are as intriguing as Mario Kart Tour — a mobile take on the company’s popular kart racing series. This week, Nintendo kicked off a closed beta for the game...
21:17, 05/22/2019

What’s coming to Netflix in June: ‘Black Mirror’ and the final 'Jessica Jones' Netflix packed May with new movies like Wine Country, the animated series Tuca and Bertie, a Ted Bundy biopic and more. Now, it's bringing just as much new content and star power to June. In just the first half of the month, Netflix will release...
21:17, 05/22/2019

One of these models doesn't exist Virtual humans are gradually scaling the uncanny valley, and like artificial intelligence, they're coming for our jobs. A case in point is Imma, a digital Instagram model who has garnered over 50,000 followers thanks to her (its?) trendy, street...
21:17, 05/22/2019

IOC recommends boxing keeps its place in Tokyo but not under AIBA Boxing should keep its place at next year's Olympic Games but recognition of AIBA, the governing body of the sport's amateur version, should be suspended, the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) executive board recommended on Wednesday....
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Bruins open as Cup favorites against Blues The St. Louis Blues, who were a 300-to-1 long shot to win the Stanley Cup in early January, have come a long way but still will enter the Stanley Cup Final as underdogs to the Boston Bruins....
21:17, 05/22/2019

‘I’m going to do to Manny Pacquiao what he did to Oscar De La Hoya’ In his own words Keith Thurman looks forward to his July 20 WBA welterweight title fight with Manny Pacquiao at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas The post ‘I’m going to do to Manny Pacquiao what he did to Oscar De La Hoya’ appeared first o...
21:17, 05/22/2019

Trump accuses Democratic leaders of 'tearing the United States apart' U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday accused the top Democrats in Congress of "tearing the United States apart" by pursuing investigations stemming from the now-concluded Russia probe....
21:34, 05/22/2019

Worried by Iran tensions, U.S. lawmakers seek end to law of 'endless war' Rising tensions between the United States and Iran prompted some Democratic and Republican lawmakers on Wednesday to call for the repeal of a law that presidents have used for two decades to justify U.S. military action around the world....
21:34, 05/22/2019

Yiddish translation of New York's measles message riddled with errors Late last year, officials at the New York State Department of Health knew they had to act fast to stem the tide of a growing measles outbreak in ultra-Orthodox Jewish communities....
21:34, 05/22/2019

The Latest: River erosion threatens Oklahoma homes OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Latest on storm damage in the Southern Plains and Midwest (all times local): 2:25 p.m. Some residents along a rain-swollen Oklahoma river are evacuating after swift currents eroded the riverbank and undermined the soil beneat...
21:51, 05/22/2019

Troubled Tennessee cemetery to re-open on limited basis MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee cemetery where hundreds of burials were mishandled is re-opening on a limited basis five years after it was shut down. Tennessee’s Department of Commerce and Insurance said Wednesday that Galilee Memorial Garde...
21:51, 05/22/2019

Couple who accused Georgia Tech’s Pastner charged ORO VALLEY, Ariz. (AP) — An Arizona couple who accused Georgia Tech basketball coach Josh Pastner of sexual assault is facing more criminal charges. The Arizona Daily Star in Tucson reports that prosecutors in Oro Valley, Arizona, charged Ron Bell on...
21:51, 05/22/2019

MTV star’s girlfriend gets new lawyer in Las Vegas case LAS VEGAS (AP) — “Jersey Shore” star Ronnie Ortiz-Magro’s on-again-off-again girlfriend got a new lawyer to defend her on a misdemeanor allegation that she attacked Ortiz-Magro at a Las Vegas club on New Year’s Eve. Jennifer A...
21:51, 05/22/2019

Garcia Bernal finds Cannes more relaxing as a director CANNES, France (AP) — Gael Garcia Bernal is finding the Cannes Film Festival a lot more relaxing as a director than as an actor. He says once you finish a movie, there’s not much else to do, so he can “let myself go.” His “Chi...
21:51, 05/22/2019

UN demands Britain end rule of Chagos Islands in 6 months UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. General Assembly has voted overwhelmingly to demand that Britain end its “colonial administration” of the Chagos Archipelago, which includes the U.S. air base on Diego Garcia. It says Britain should return t...
21:51, 05/22/2019

As US tensions grow, Iran supreme leader says president, FM didn’t act as he wished in implementing 2015 nuclear deal TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — As US tensions grow, Iran supreme leader says president, FM didn’t act as he wished in implementing 2015 nuclear deal ....
21:51, 05/22/2019

Gang crime still 'a huge problem,' says top criminal investigator German police have carried out a massive raid on a biker gang suspected of illegal arms trade and human trafficking. A leading detective told DW that police must adopt a long-term plan to eradicate such crime....
22:00, 05/22/2019

Kevin Durant Still Hasn't Logged Off Seen through the lens of his Drakification, Kevin Durant seems to have entered the “Jaded” period of his NBA career. In “Jaded,” Drake croons about an ex whom he is dismayed to see doing well without him. Durant likely feels similar watching the Warr...
22:00, 05/22/2019

How Do We Make Cis Men Give a Shit About Abortion? Anti-abortion activists have been bashing away at abortion’s legality and accessibility for decades, but the past two weeks have been especially dramatic. On May 15th, Alabama passed the most restrictive law in the nation, which would grant no except...
22:00, 05/22/2019

Pope Thrower Is The 2019 Name Of The Year There was 1:09 left on the clock when Eli Manning, under pressure from the New England Patriots defense, hurled the football downfield. The three-time world champion Patriots, up 14-10 at the time, were defending a perfect run through the regular sea...
22:00, 05/22/2019

The Blues Exorcise The Decades The thing you have to understand is how big a deal this is. In the coming days, before and after the Stanley Cup Final begins on Monday in Boston, you are going to hear ad nauseam that this is the St. Louis Blues’ first finals appearance since 1970. ...
22:00, 05/22/2019

Democratic Party’s network security still lags behind GOP, researchers find Enlarge / The Democratic National Committee (DNC) has improved its information security since 2016, but it still has some weaknesses that could be exploited by attackers, researchers at SecurityScorecard found. The Republican National Committee is st...
22:00, 05/22/2019

Heidi Allen offered to quit as ChangeUK leader in tactical voting row about Remainers backing Lib Dems Heidi Allen says she offered to quit as Change UK's leader in a row over whether Remainers should back the Liberal Democrats outside London and south east England....
22:00, 05/22/2019

Democrats who stood with Clinton through impeachment urge caution in pursuit of Trump “It’s very difficult to unring a bell,” said Rep. Anna G. Eshoo as some of the House’s younger lawmakers clamor to begin impeachment proceedings against the president....
22:00, 05/22/2019

BMW reveals 523bhp X5 M50i and X7 M50i SUVS BMW X7 M50i M Performance versions of luxury SUVs feature tuned version 4.4-litre V8 twin turbo engine BMW has revealed new M Performance versions of its latest X5 and X7 SUVs ahead of their planned UK introduction during the final quarter of 201...
22:34, 05/22/2019

Meadow Lake Tribal Council clean energy project to power thousands of homes The Meadow Lake Tribal Council Bioenergy Centre will use sawmill biomass residuals to produce 6.6 megawatts of carbon-neutral green energy – enough to power roughly 5,000 homes....
22:34, 05/22/2019

India Waits to See Which Modi Will Reign With exit polls indicating Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will win a second term, investors and executives are waiting to see which version of Mr. Modi would take charge: the business-friendly leader or the divisive nationalist....
22:51, 05/22/2019

Report: Amazon Uses Games To Keep Warehouse Workers Engaged While Amazon’s efforts to get into video games haven’t panned out, there’s one arena where the company has managed to release multiple titles: its own warehouses....
22:51, 05/22/2019

Susan Collins unveils $300M energy storage bill to combat climate change Sen. Susan Collins introduced a bipartisan bill Wednesday to bolster energy storage, an emerging technology geared at solving renewable energy’s most persistent problem: Using it when the sun isn't shining or the wind isn't blowing....
22:51, 05/22/2019

Ridesharing app Lyft adds 911 calling feature through panic button Ridesharing app Lyft wants to make, getting in a car with a stranger, a bit safer. Veuer's Susana Victoria Perez has more.        ...
23:00, 05/22/2019

IHA8VGS? This is how Nevada decides whether your vanity license plate is too dirty What's the dirtiest thing you can spell with seven letters and numbers? Chances are a team of people at the Nevada DMV has already anticipated it.        ...
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Venice to fine tourists who break these new rules Venice is one of the most popular vacation destinations in the world, so how are the Italians planning to control the flow of people? New sanctions.        ...
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Small-business owners: Don't give Facebook, Amazon remote control of your customers Online platforms help you build your small business, but if you let them control all of your contacts, they could also control all of your business.        ...
23:00, 05/22/2019

A Pledge to Pay Morehouse College Students’ Debt Prompts Elation, Envy and a Host of Questions Robert F. Smith pledged to wipe out the debt of the graduating class at Morehouse College. Now the students are anxiously waiting to hear what happens next....
23:00, 05/22/2019

U.S. Navy SEAL appears in court for hearing in war crimes case A decorated Navy SEAL platoon leader charged with war crimes in Iraq appeared in a San Diego military court on Wednesday for a hearing focused on allegations by his attorneys that prosecutors engaged in illegal snooping on the defense team and journa...
23:00, 05/22/2019

'Single payer' hearing highlights differences among Democrats A hearing Wednesday intended to focus on legislating a fully government-financed healthcare system exposed the differences Democrats have on healthcare....
23:00, 05/22/2019

‘Game of Thrones’ Fans Gripe About the Finale’s Pointy End (and a Water Bottle) Many had questions: That’s the person to lead the realm? Did the women of Westeros get shortchanged? And was that a water bottle under Samwell’s chair?...
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The Iron Throne’s History, and Its Final Judgment A dragon passed final judgment regarding the jagged, twisted chair that made everyone so power hungry. But perhaps the throne was a good judge as well....
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Jimmy Kimmel Slams Trump’s Immigration Proposal “Donald Trump doesn’t want to allow foreigners in based on family ties, even though foreigners literally make his family ties,” Kimmel said. “They are all made in China.”...
23:00, 05/22/2019

Mets trade Keon Broxton to Orioles They found a taker. The Mets traded Keon Broxton to the Orioles on Wednesday, offloading the DFA’d outfielder for $500,000 in international bonus pool money to the worst team in the American League. Broxton hit just .143 in 49 at-bats this seas...
23:00, 05/22/2019

Ric Flair out of hospital following heart issues Ric Flair is out of the hospital after a frightening week for him and wrestling fans. Flair could be seen in photos, obtained by TMZ, being wheeled out of the hospital with his wife, Wendy Barlow, by his side. The details are a bit sketchy, as Flair ...
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Judge's ruling allows banks to hand over Trump's financial records to Congress – live Federal judge in New York ruled against presidentCongressional subpoenas demand financial records from two banksSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 10.06pm BST Hey everybody. Vivian Ho and the west coast bureau, taking over for Adam...
23:17, 05/22/2019

Michael Avenatti charged with stealing $300,000 from Stormy Daniels Lawyer allegedly diverted money to fund lavish lifestyleAvenatti denies stealing book advance on TwitterMichael Avenatti, the attorney who rocketed to fame through his representation of the pornographic film star and producer Stormy Daniels in her ba...
23:17, 05/22/2019

Champions League no longer contest of champions but battle between leagues | Paul Wilson While the old format never produced a same-nation final, this will be the seventh since 2000, as England steps into the void left by Spain. But there is no point weeping over lost romanceRichard Scudamore retired too soon! No sooner had the Premier L...
23:17, 05/22/2019

Contempt or impeachment? Trump and Democrats locked in ultimate congressional battle The White House strategy appears to be designed to force the Democrats’ hand, but lawmakers are treading cautiouslyDemocrats grabbed control of the House of Representatives in January of this year determined to restore congressional oversight. But wi...
23:17, 05/22/2019

Bad Democrat Reportedly Got So Mad He Tried to Beat Up a Car A few weeks ago, the Intercept reported on shitty Democrat Rep. Josh Gottheimer, and his ineffectual bids to derail Nancy Pelosi’s speakership and the Democrats’ vote to end U.S. support for the war in Yemen. The story painted a picture of a congress...
23:17, 05/22/2019

Billionaires Can't Save Us From Student Loans By now I’m sure you’ve seen at least a headline about the Best Graduation Speech of 2019 So Far: Robert F. Smith shocked 396 new graduates last weekend when he informed Morehouse College’s class of 2019 that he planned to pay their student loans. All...
23:17, 05/22/2019

Ralph Northam Blackface Investigation Ends With a Whimper Remember several years ago back in February, when it was uncovered that the 1984 medical school yearbook page of Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam contained a photo depicting two people wearing blackface and Klu Klux Klan robes? And remember how Northam ap...
23:17, 05/22/2019

How Are Doves and Sparrows Ending Up Inside Baby Sharks? Back in 2010, scientists were monitoring a shark population on the Mississippi-Alabama border. They had hauled up a small tiger shark to tag when something strange happened: It puked up feathers. A DNA analysis revealed that the shark had eaten a bro...
23:17, 05/22/2019

New Star Wars Characters, Funky Planet Names, and Teases of Rey and Kylo's Force Bond in The Rise of Skywalker Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker centers around closing the decades-long Skywalker saga and paving the way for a new generation of heroes. Therefore, it only makes sense that the film is bursting with new and returning characters, including Keri Russ...
23:17, 05/22/2019

Judge says Deutsche Bank, Capital One can give Trump financial records to House Democrats Deutsche Bank and Capital One can turn over financial documents related to President Donald Trump and his businesses in response to subpoenas from House Democrats, a judge said....
23:17, 05/22/2019

Rep for Giannis Antetokounmpo blasts Drake's 'disrespectful' trolling Antetokounmpo scored 25 points in Game 4 but shot just 6-of-10 from the free throw line and airballed a free throw for the second consecutive contest.        ...
23:17, 05/22/2019

Prominent upstate New York landlord indicted for fraud BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Prominent upstate New York landlord Robert Morgan was charged Wednesday in a 114-count federal indictment with inflating property values in his expansive real estate portfolio to secure more than $500 million in loans. The indict...
23:34, 05/22/2019

Arkansas defeats Ole Miss 5-3 in SEC Tournament HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Jack Kenley knocked home three runs Wednesday as No. 2 seed Arkansas defeated No. 7 seed Mississippi 5-3 in the Southeastern Conference Tournament. Arkansas (41-15) remains in the winners’ bracket and faces No. 3 seed Georgi...
23:34, 05/22/2019

Daniel Craig to undergo minor ankle surgery for Bond injury LOS ANGELES (AP) — James Bond is out of commission for a few weeks. Star Daniel Craig is undergoing minor ankle surgery after sustaining an injury while filming the 25th installment in the franchise in Jamaica. The news comes Wednesday in a tweet fro...
23:34, 05/22/2019

3 more parents plead guilty in college admissions scam BOSTON (AP) — A married couple and a California businessman are the latest parents to plead guilty in the sweeping college admissions scam. Gregory and Marcia Abbott and Peter Jan Sartorio entered their pleas Wednesday in Boston federal court. They a...
23:34, 05/22/2019

The Latest: Jury selected for Hawaii corruption trial HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on a corruption trial against a former Honolulu police chief, his wife and current and former officers (all times local): 10:30 a.m. Jurors have been selected for a closely watched Hawaii corruption trial against a former H...
23:34, 05/22/2019

Russian opposition leader’s associate jailed for 20 days MOSCOW (AP) — A top associate of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been sentenced to 20 days in jail in connection with an unsanctioned protest rally last year. Leonid Volkov was sentenced late Wednesday on charges of violating the rules f...
23:34, 05/22/2019

Mnuchin says Tubman $20 bill design delayed past 2020 WASHINGTON (AP) — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says the redesign of the $20 bill to feature 19th century abolitionist leader Harriet Tubman has been delayed. The decision to replace Andrew Jackson, the nation’s seventh president, with Tubm...
23:34, 05/22/2019

Police: Man fatally shot after hitting trooper with vehicle HAZARD, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky State Police say a man who hit a state trooper with his sport-utility vehicle has died after troopers fired at the vehicle. Police said in a news release that troopers were trying to find Christopher L. Brown of Letcher Co...
23:34, 05/22/2019

Retailers, shoppers could feel more pain if tariffs spread NEW YORK (AP) — An escalating trade war between the U.S. and China could mean higher prices on a broad array of products from toys to clothing. But some retailers will be less equipped to handle the pain than others, leaving consumers to carry the lo...
23:34, 05/22/2019

This Mechanical Key Switch Sampler May Be the Ultimate Fidget Toy Shopping for a mechanical keyboard is tough. It’s difficult to grasp exactly what “clickiness” you’re into when all you have is a description on a website. That’s where the Griarrac Cherry MX Switch Tester comes in handy....
23:34, 05/22/2019

Infrastructure week appears to be dead. Good I have little interest in posturing Democratic investigations into the Trump administration, or in President Trump's often intemperate reaction to them. But I am very glad that the infrastructure bill appears, at least temporarily, to have been kille...
23:34, 05/22/2019

UK PM May's office disappointed by Leadsom resignation British Prime Minister Theresa May is disappointed by the resignation of Andrea Leadsom over her Brexit strategy, May's office said on Wednesday, adding that the leader would nevertheless stay focused on delivering Brexit....
23:34, 05/22/2019

Pakistan should focus on 'hawala' transfers to stem corrupt fund flows: report Pakistani authorities should tighten supervision of traditional cash transfer methods as part of a wider overhaul of financial sector regulation to stem outflows of corrupt money, a British think-tank said....
23:34, 05/22/2019

Libyan commander Haftar told Macron no ceasefire for now: French presidency Libyan eastern commander Khalifa Haftar, speaking on Wednesday with French President Emmanuel Macron, ruled out a ceasefire and said he wanted to rid the capital of militias that had "infested" the U.N.-backed government, a French presidential offici...
23:34, 05/22/2019

Taraji P. Henson to Testify Before Congressional Committee on Black Youth Suicide On the day that her “Can We Talk” Mental Health Conference weekend (June 7-9) is set to kick off in Washington, D.C., actress Taraji P. Henson will testify before the newly formed Congressional Black Caucus Taskforce on Black Youth Suicide....
23:51, 05/22/2019

Trump's love for infrastructure doesn't extend to California's high-speed rail project Even as President Donald Trump insists he's supportive of infrastructure projects, some say his record proves otherwise, especially when looking at high-speed rail....
00:00, 05/23/2019

Zendesk boosts CRM capabilities with Smooch deal Zendesk has announced that it has acquired the Montreal-based company Smooch which provides a platform to help connect businesses with customers across a wide variety of messaging platforms both on the web and on mobile.The acquisition will help the ...
00:00, 05/23/2019

In Debate Over Fed Holdings, Officials Seek Maximum Recession-Fighting Firepower Federal Reserve officials began a formal debate at its latest policy meeting around the task of determining the composition of Treasury securities the central bank would hold after it ends the runoff of its asset portfolio....
00:00, 05/23/2019

UPDATE 1-Texas Pacific investors claim nominee elected as trustee at disputed meeting An investor group that collectively holds about 25% in Texas Pacific Land Trust said their nominee, Eric Oliver, was elected as a trustee at a special shareholder meeting, the validity of which was not recognized by the company....
00:17, 05/23/2019

REFILE-Colony Capital's LatAm arm plans $5 bln investment, targeting Mexico Private equity firm Colony Latam Partners, part of Los Angeles-based investment group Colony Capital Inc, will invest up to $5 billion in Mexico, Chile, Colombia and Peru over the next several years, executives said on Wednesday....
00:17, 05/23/2019

EXPLAINER-China's rare earth supplies could be vital bargaining chip in U.S. trade war Rare earth elements are used in a wide range of consumer products, from iPhones to electric car motors, as well as military jet engines, satellites and lasers....
00:17, 05/23/2019

Anti-abortion clinics that try to trick women face new Google ad policy Enlarge / MONTGOMERY, Ala. - MAY 19, 2019: A protestor dressed as a character from the Hulu TV show The Handmaid's Tale, based on the best-selling novel by Margaret Atwood, walks back to her car after participating in a rally against one of the natio...
00:17, 05/23/2019

Who needs flowers? The garden that won at Chelsea is still blooming impressive Andy Sturgeon’s best-in-show garden may seem like a simple green canvas. But look closer and it tells us something about the state of our worldGreen. A totally green garden without colourful flowers. Some black rocks. That’s about it. At first glance...
00:34, 05/23/2019

How have fashionistas ended up wearing a load of old curtains? It is inevitable that the reaction against the Kardashian bodycon trend would be an overcorrection, taking its anti-feminist inspiration from sloanes and Victorian housewivesAm I having a funny turn or are people saying a fashion statement was made a...
00:34, 05/23/2019

Oil loses about 2% on swelling U.S. stockpiles, demand worries Oil prices fell about 2% on Wednesday as an unexpected build in U.S. crude inventories compounded investor worries that a trade fight between Washington and Beijing could dent crude demand over the long haul....
00:34, 05/23/2019

The National Was Stalled. Two Outsiders Got the Band Moving Again. The New York group was ready for a break when the director Mike Mills asked to collaborate. Contributions from Carin Besser, its lead singer’s wife, provided the spark....
00:34, 05/23/2019

What To Expect In November (LEX 18)– The governor’s race was not the only matchup settled on Tuesday night. In November, the five down-ballot races will feature two open seats vacated by Democrats, and three Republican incumbents trying to fight off Democrat challe...
00:51, 05/23/2019

Sheriff: Baby girl dies after 5 hours in Florida daycare van JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say an infant has died after being left in a hot van for hours outside a Florida daycare. The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office posted on Twitter that the 5-month-old girl was discovered Wednesday afternoon out...
00:51, 05/23/2019

VW workers refile petition for UAW vote in Tenn. The NLRB's decision comes a day after three Democratic U.S. senators urged VW 's U.S. unit to drop efforts to delay the election at its Tennessee assembly plant....
01:00, 05/23/2019

How to activate and use the built-in Windows 10 back-up feature Criminal activity targeting personal computers continues to grow at an alarming rate. Even the most basic of back-up systems can prevent future headaches....
01:00, 05/23/2019

Opinion: Don't hold your breath for quick NFL action to allow medical marijuana Don’t hold your breath if you’re thinking the NFL is on the brink of giving players to green light to smoke their pain away with marijuana.        ...
01:17, 05/23/2019

2019 Indy 500: Every driver's choice of celebratory milk revealed Celebrating with a bottle of milk is one of the most famous Indy 500 traditions. Here's the type of milk each driver wants to have if he/she wins.        ...
01:17, 05/23/2019

AP source: Braves draft pick Stewart reaches deal in Japan AP source: After failing to sign with Atlanta and losing a grievance, 19-year-old right-hander Carter Stewart has agreed to a six-year contract with the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks of Japan's Pacific League that will guarantee $6 million to $7 millio...
01:17, 05/23/2019

What's Coming and Going From Netflix in June 2019 You need to watch a ton of good movies in the next week or two, because in June, Netflix is losing Apollo 13, 101 Dalmatians, Friday the 13th, I Am Legend, both Kill Bills, Legally Blonde, Pretty in Pink, Stargate, The Constant Gardener, Guardians of...
01:17, 05/23/2019

Google Search has a new design — see if you can spot the difference Google today announced it’s making a visual change to Search on mobile devices. Behold: Can you spot the difference? The “visual refresh,” as Google calls it, is a small one. But it’s also an important one: It makes sure the first thing you see in a ...
01:17, 05/23/2019

The best T-Mobile plans in May 2019 The best T-Mobile plans are all about one thing: unlimited data. That focus has helped the mobile carrier consistently rank in the top spot for best unlimited data plans, beating even the best Verizon plans.T-Mobile has several different unlimited da...
01:17, 05/23/2019

SEC Accuses Major U.S. Landlord of Running 'Ponzi Scheme-Like' Scam The federal government accused one of the nation’s largest landlords of running a “Ponzi scheme-like” effort using cash from small investors and of misleading banks to obtain bigger loans by using fake loan documents....
01:17, 05/23/2019

‘When I Sleep, I Dream Of War’: A View inside Iran As U.S. Escalates Rhetoric Over the past month, the U.S. ramped up pressure on Iran. We spoke with Iranians to see how they feel about the threat of war and U.S.-Iran relations....
01:34, 05/23/2019

Protests in Indonesia After Presidential Election Results Violence erupted in Jakarta, Indonesia, after it was announced that President Joko Widodo won re-election. Supporters of his opponent, Prabowo Subianto, accused election officials of fraud....
01:34, 05/23/2019

Health benefits of peppermint tea Peppermint tea is a popular herbal tea that is naturally calorie- and caffeine-free. Some research has suggested that the oils in peppermint may have antibacterial and pain-relieving properties. Learn more about the health benefits of peppermint tea ...
01:34, 05/23/2019

Woman left paralyzed after dismissing illness as a cold Danielle McGuinness, 29, was rushed to hospital when she began to lose the feeling in her hands and legs hours before she was due to jet off on a dream holiday....
01:34, 05/23/2019

Pelosi snaps at Conway after tense White House meeting: 'I don't talk to staff' The interaction, witnessed by a senior administration official, followed President Donald Trump's abrupt exit from a meeting with Democratic congressional leaders....
01:51, 05/23/2019

Homeless high school valedictorian earns $3M in scholarships A Tennessee teen who overcame homelessness to become his high school’s valedictorian is being showered with college scholarships totaling a whopping $3 million. Tupac Mosley, of Memphis, recently lost his father, did not have a permanent home a...
02:00, 05/23/2019

New Jersey man arrested for plotting terror attack at Trump Tower A New Jersey man was arrested Wednesday on terror-related charges for allegedly seeking to provide material support to Hamas, and discussing the bombing of Trump Tower and the Israeli consulate in Manhattan, according to federal officials. Jonathan X...
02:00, 05/23/2019

U.S. Treasury backs away from plan for Harriet Tubman on $20 bill next year The U.S. Treasury will not introduce a redesigned $20 bill picturing escaped slave and abolitionist Harriet Tubman next year as planned, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday....
02:00, 05/23/2019

Trump honors officers with Medal of Valor awards Fourteen public safety officers were awarded the nation's highest honor for bravery from President Donald Trump on Wednesday, including eight who responded to a mass shooting on Election Day 2016 in southern California. (May 22)   ...
02:17, 05/23/2019

Illegal Ozone-Depleting Gases Traced To China: Study Industries in northeastern China have spewed large quantities of an ozone-depleting gas into the atmosphere in violation of an international treaty, scientists said Wednesday....
02:34, 05/23/2019

UPDATE 1-Trump administration may use Iran threat to sell bombs to Saudis without Congress' approval -senator U.S. President Donald Trump's administration plans to use a loophole and rising tensions with Iran to sell bombs to Saudi Arabia, even though Congress blocked such sales for months over concerns about civilian deaths in the war in Yemen, Senator Chri...
02:34, 05/23/2019

UPDATE 3-FAA chief has no timetable for Boeing 737 MAX approval The acting head of the Federal Aviation Administration said on Wednesday he does not have a specific timetable to approve Boeing Co's 737 MAX for flight after two fatal crashes since October prompted the plane to be grounded worldwide....
02:34, 05/23/2019

A Mississippi State Rep Allegedly Punched His Wife in the Face for Undressing Too Slowly This past Saturday, Mississippi Republican state Representative Douglas McLeod was arrested and charged with misdemeanor domestic violence after he allegedly punched his wife in the face. According to his wife, he punched her  after she didn’t undres...
02:51, 05/23/2019

John Walker Lindh, an American who joined the Taliban, to be freed from Indiana prison John Walker Lindh, a Californian captured in the Middle East, has served 17 years of a 20-year sentence for supporting the Taliban regime.        ...
02:51, 05/23/2019

Baby dies after being left in hot van for hours at Florida daycare: officials The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office posted on Twitter that the 5-month-old girl was discovered Wednesday afternoon outside a Jacksonville daycare facility....
02:51, 05/23/2019

Congress Lok Sabha Election Results 2019: Counting Of Votes To Begin Soon The Indian National Congress in the 2014 general election won just 44 seats in the Lok Sabha as the BJP became the first party in decades to get a full majority. This year, the ruling BJP is confident......
03:00, 05/23/2019

Arrangements Made For Peaceful Counting Of Votes In Jammu And Kashmir Elaborate arrangements have been made by Election Commission officials in Jammu and Kashmir to ensure peaceful counting of votes for the six Lok Sabha seats in the state today....
03:00, 05/23/2019

Bihar Election Results 2019: Seats, Candidates, Check Result Here Bihar Election Results: The state has 40 seats which voted in all seven phases. The main parties in the state are Janata Dal United JD (U), BJP, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) and Rashtriya Lok Samta......
03:00, 05/23/2019

US says Trump coal moves hasten but don't increase emissions Federal officials say the Trump administration's decision to lift a moratorium on coal sales from public lands could hasten the release of more than 5 billion tons of greenhouse gasses....
03:00, 05/23/2019

Ford’s demo of a robot working in unison with a self-driving car is a wild glimpse into the future If you’re skeptical of or put off by the idea of self-driving cars, then there’s a good chance you won’t be a fan of Ford’s intriguing research project designed to have robots get out of self-driving cars and deliver packages ...
03:17, 05/23/2019

WhatsApp confirms that ads will start appearing in the app in 2020 You know that one episode of Black Mirror where everyone can’t even go to sleep without watching an ad that covers their entire bedroom? Well, we’re one step closer to that reality today, as Facebook has confirmed that ads will arrive in ...
03:17, 05/23/2019

Ex-Harlem teacher who hid explosives in home gets 6 years in prison One of the twin brothers who were busted last year for keeping bomb-making materials in their Bronx apartment — a former Harlem Prep teacher who enlisted the help of students to make explosives — has been sentenced to nearly six years in prison....
03:17, 05/23/2019

NYC homeless population drops from historic high New York City’s homeless population is ticking down in 2019 for the first time after a decade of nearly uninterrupted growth, dropping to 58,150 this week, officials disclosed Wednesday. It’s the first sustained drop in the city’s homeless shelter po...
03:17, 05/23/2019

NYPD shakes up ‘frat house’ precinct and moves ‘panty-eater’ cop The NYPD has shaken up the ranks at a Brooklyn precinct at the center of a civil rights filing that described the squad as a racist “frat house” — and has also transferred a cop known as the “panty-eater” to a new patrol...
03:17, 05/23/2019

New York state’s top watchdog agency head Seth Agata to step down ALBANY — The state’s top watchdog enforcement agency head, Seth Agata, will step down by the end of June, officials announced. Since March 2016, Agata, who previously worked for Gov. Andrew Cuomo, served as executive director of the much-criticized J...
03:17, 05/23/2019

Get Involved, Internet: Help save Austin's legendary Vulcan Video With the world’s Blockbusters all but shuttered, future generations of movie buffs will never know the joy of snatching the last VHS tape from a towering wall of new releases, let alone the shivering euphoria of peeking through your fingers at old, w...
03:17, 05/23/2019

Tech We’re Using: Taking Steps to Maximize Privacy While Covering the Lack of It Jennifer Valentino-DeVries, an investigative reporter who has delved into issues of online privacy, is “under no illusions” that protecting our digital selves is fully possible....
03:17, 05/23/2019

Daniel Craig to have ankle surgery, 'Bond' film remains on schedule James Bond actor Daniel Craig will undergo ankle surgery after injuring himself while filming the spy franchise's latest installment, but the movie remains on schedule for an April 2020 release, producers said on Wednesday....
03:17, 05/23/2019

U.S. Yet to Find Evidence of New Chemical Weapons Attack in Syria Officials appeared to edge away from the urgency of an earlier State Department announcement that warned of new chemical attacks by the Syrian government....
03:17, 05/23/2019

Research Traces Cannabis Plant Origins to the Tibetan Plateau 28 Million Years Ago A fascinating new study published in the journal Vegetation History and Archaeobotany, on May 14, details the work of a team of researchers from the University of Vermont who present their evidence that the cannabis plant “evolved 28 million years ag...
03:34, 05/23/2019

Orioles’ commentator can no longer fathom Gleyber Torres The rest of the Yankees can probably take the night off. Gleyber Torres and Gary Sanchez have it from here. Torres cranked his 11th and 12th homers of the season on Wednesday night in Baltimore, bringing his season-total against the lowly Orioles to ...
03:34, 05/23/2019

Wednesday's Daily Brief: Women boost work profits, saving biodiversity, UK loses Chagos Islands vote, Gaza funding, malaria-free in Argentina, Algeria Today's top stories include: boosting profits at work by hiring more women leaders; saving biodiversity to beat climate change; General Assembly condemns UK over Chagos Islands; just a month of funding left for Gaza; celebrating malaria-free Algeria ...
03:34, 05/23/2019

House set to send Trump a fix for Gold Star family tax hikes The House is set to pass legislation on Thursday that would fix a quirk in the 2017 GOP tax overhaul that has generated big tax hikes on federal survivor benefits for certain Gold Star families. The bill would then go to President Trump's desk....
03:51, 05/23/2019

University of St Thomas kicked out of conference for winning too much MIAC announces St Thomas will be ‘involuntarily removed’University president calls decision ‘extremely disappointing’St Paul school has been original member of league since 1920The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference has decided to oust the...
04:00, 05/23/2019

A Top Executive at Boeing’s Troubled South Carolina Plant Is Out David Carbon’s departure follows a New York Times article that detailed shoddy production and weak oversight at the company’s 787 Dreamliner factory in North Charleston....
04:17, 05/23/2019

Assassin's Creed VR 'Escape Room' Is More Spectacle Than Puzzle Ubisoft has a new “VR escape room” set in the world of Assassin’s Creed that you can play at over 100 different locations around the world. It’s fun, but despite its stated ties to “escape rooms,” Beyond Medusa’s Gate is more of an hourlong VR action...
04:17, 05/23/2019

Panasonic suspends some component shipments to Huawei amid US blacklisting Japan's Panasonic said on Thursday it has stopped shipments of certain components to Huawei Technologies to comply with U.S. restrictions on the Chinese company....
04:34, 05/23/2019

News Analysis: Pelosi Pushes Go-Slow Strategy on Impeachment as She Goads Trump Speaker Nancy Pelosi is using rhetorical volleys, like accusing President Trump of “a cover-up,” to ease the pressure on impeachment as she counsels a methodical strategy....
04:34, 05/23/2019

Jakarta riots: Indonesian president says he will not tolerate threats to unity Second night of violence after six people died in clashes that flared after official election results gave Joko Widodo victoryPolitical tension over disputed election results spilled into angry clashes for a second consecutive night in the Indonesian...
04:51, 05/23/2019

Wreck of last slave ship from Africa located off Alabama coast Researchers have located the remains of the last known ship to bring slaves to the U.S. from West Africa, Alabama historical officials announced Wednesday....
04:51, 05/23/2019

This Oddly Cute Little Car Was the First Mass-Produced 4x4 Passenger Car Even Before the Jeep Four-wheel drive vehicles have been around longer than you may realize; there were experiments by Joseph Diplock in 1893, and the first real car Ferdinand Porsche engineered, the 1900 Lohner-Porsche Mixed Hybrid, was a 4WD hybrid electric car. When w...
04:51, 05/23/2019

Couple Takes Baby Pictures with Supercharger After Mom Pressures Them for Grandchildren This week, car fans Brayden Tomicic and his wife Payton welcomed into the world little baby “Eaton,” who, an astute scientist could argue, is anatomically less of a human and more of a supercharger....
04:51, 05/23/2019

The 2019 Volkswagen Arteon Is a Different Kind of Status Symbol The 2019 Volkswagen Arteon looks futuristic, but it feels a callback to the old school idea of a flagship sedan that exists just because. Built with aesthetic-first mentality, it’s not for everybody. But if you want a low-key glamorous, semi-upscale ...
04:51, 05/23/2019

Brazil: Man who killed 3 at Baptist church was 'incoherent' Brazilian authorities say a man was disoriented and speaking "incoherent phrases" when he shot three people to death at a Baptist church, before being seriously wounded by military police....
05:00, 05/23/2019

Iran's supreme leader criticizes country's president and foreign minister over nuclear deal Iran's supreme leader criticized the country's president and foreign minister by name for the first time over his concerns about the 2015 nuclear deal, saying Wednesday they didn't act as he wished in carrying out the agreement with world powers....
05:00, 05/23/2019

'World's largest and fastest squirt gun' ready to help fight wildfires The Global SuperTanker, a converted Boeing 747-400, has been used in dozens of wildfires across the world since 2009.        ...
05:00, 05/23/2019

Jane The Virgin signals it's time for the emotional warfare of its farewell season to begin in earnest Thus far in its final season, Jane The Virgin has been primarily concerned with obstacles and complications, but there is light on the horizon. Jane closed the book on her relationship with Michael after his return from the dead, even if Rafael remai...
05:17, 05/23/2019

Hawkeyes upset No. 1 seed Indiana 4-2 in Big Ten Tournament OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Cole McDonald allowed five hits and struck out nine in eight innings, and bottom seed Iowa knocked off regular-season champion Indiana 4-2 in the Big Ten Tournament on Wednesday night. The Hawkeyes (31-22), swept by Indiana in a th...
05:17, 05/23/2019

Kiermaier, Garcia lead Rays to 8-1 win over Dodgers ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Avisail Garcia and Kevin Kiermaier each hit a three-run homer in the seventh inning to power the Tampa Bay Rays past the Los Angeles Dodgers 8-1 on Wednesday night. Kiermaier also made a rocket throw from center field to c...
05:17, 05/23/2019

FAA chief says flying public will regain faith in Boeing jet FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The chief of the Federal Aviation Administration says “maybe” public confidence in Boeing’s 737 Max jet is shaken after two deadly crashes, but he thinks that will eventually change. Representatives from 33 ...
05:17, 05/23/2019

Duke wins a thriller for 7th NCAA women’s golf title FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Miranda Wang won the 20th hole of the final match on the course Wednesday, giving Duke a 3-2 victory over Wake Forest for its seventh NCAA title in women’s golf. The longest day at rain-soaked Blessings Golf Club concl...
05:17, 05/23/2019

Georgia Tech knocks out Notre Dame 12-6 in ACC Tournament DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Jackson Webb hit a two-run double and scored twice, Amos Willingham allowed six hits in six innings and Georgia Tech eliminated Notre Dame with a 12-6 win on Wednesday at the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament. Webb’s hit ...
05:17, 05/23/2019

Texas approves $3 billion in flood control after Harvey AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Nearly two years after Hurricane Harvey battered Houston and the Texas coast, state lawmakers approved setting aside more than $3 billion to help pay for flood control projects. The bill sent to Republican Gov. Greg Abbott on Wed...
05:17, 05/23/2019

20,000 BJP Workers Get Party Invite For PM Modi's "Grand Welcome" The BJP, confident of winning the national election and returning to power with a huge majority, has asked some 20,000 workers to come to the party headquarters in Delhi this evening. The large......
05:34, 05/23/2019

Celebrity chef Mario Batali facing criminal charge in alleged Boston assault It's the first criminal charge against Batali resulting from several sexual harassment and assault allegations that crippled his career amid the #MeToo movement....
06:00, 05/23/2019

| Can Algeria hold presidential polls on July 4? Algeria's rulers are determined to hold presidential polls on July 4, seeing the vote as the only way out of the crisis that forced veteran leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika to quit after weeks of protests....
06:00, 05/23/2019

Focals smart glasses put Google Fit data on your face North's Focals smart glasses can put important data in your eyeline from the gym to the board room. The glasses can sync with Google Fit and Google Slides as a part of recent software updates announced by the company....
06:00, 05/23/2019

Curvy High Line condo by Zaha Hadid gets new interior design Interior designer Eric Cohler did the interiors of a second condo at 520 W. 28th St., the building designed by late starchitect Zaha Hadid. The four-bedroom home is on the market for $12.5 million. At 3,840 square feet, it comes with 162 square feet ...
06:17, 05/23/2019

Tribeca loft where music legends recorded lists for $7M An apartment steeped in musical history at Tribeca’s American Thread Building is on the market for $7 million. The listing was first reported by 6sqft. Part of the sprawling 3,800-square-foot unit, at 260 Broadway, was once the Duplex Sound Studio, a...
06:17, 05/23/2019

Early Results From India’s Elections Point to a Modi Victory. Here’s What to Know After an elaborate seven-phase election set over five-and-a-half weeks, India’s marathon polls finally came to a close on Sunday. Counting to determine the winner in the world’s largest democratic election began at 8 a.m. local time on Th...
06:17, 05/23/2019

Census: Big cities in US aren’t growing like they used to ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Big cities in the U.S. aren’t growing like they used to. New figures released by the U.S. Census Bureau on Thursday show most of the nation’s largest cities last year grew by a fraction of the numbers they did earlier...
06:34, 05/23/2019

The Latest: Early results show Modi’s party in clear lead NEW DELHI (AP) — The Latest on India’s general elections results (all times local): 9 a.m. Early results are showing Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Hindu nationalist party in the lead in India’s general elections. Election Commissio...
06:34, 05/23/2019

California synagogue honors woman slain in gunman’s attack POWAY, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California synagogue where a gunman killed a woman and wounded three other people has dedicated a new Torah scroll — the holiest object in Judaism — to the slain woman. The handwritten Biblical scroll was dedicated Wed...
06:34, 05/23/2019

Raimondi: 2019 is the right time for the new WWE 24/7 title ... if executed correctly WWE introduced a new 24/7 title with the idea that it could be defended anywhere at any time. Utilizing the whole roster and all of the WWE's media platforms will be key if it's going to succeed as planned in 2019....
06:34, 05/23/2019

Famous cast sticks live-TV landing in Norman Lear's 'All in the Family,' 'The Jeffersons' Jimmy Kimmel and Norman Lear staged live versions of 'All in the Family' and 'The Jeffersons' starring Woody Harrelson, Jamie Foxx and Wanda Sykes.        ...
06:51, 05/23/2019

MLB notebook: Stanton (calf) shut down for 7-10 days New York Yankees slugger Giancarlo Stanton, who was scratched from the lineup of a scheduled rehab game Tuesday due to a strained left calf, will be shut down for a week to 10 days, manager Aaron Boone said Wednesday....
07:00, 05/23/2019

Top 10 tech stresses that frustrate Americans Slow Wi-Fi, login troubles or plagued by a dying battery? A majority of Americans endure five tech frustrations every day, according to new research. A recent poll examining the tech habits of 2,000 Americans found more than 80% experience some type ...
07:17, 05/23/2019

AI voice assistants fuel sexist gender stereotypes: UN study Hey Siri, is this sexist? A new study from the United Nations says that female AI assistants reinforce harmful gender stereotypes. Apple’s Siri, Google’s Google Assistant, Microsoft’s Cortana and Amazon’s Alexa all come with f...
07:17, 05/23/2019

Rookie’s homer in 13th helps Red Sox get some rest TORONTO — Michael Chavis got his team a win and his teammates some rest. Rafael Devers joined an exclusive club of young Red Sox sluggers who have homered in three straight games, Chavis hit a tiebreaking homer in the 13th inning and Boston beat the ...
07:34, 05/23/2019

Mets explode in eighth to topple Nationals for third straight win Mickey Callaway didn’t mince words before the Mets went for their third straight win over the Nationals on Wednesday at Citi Field: “We’ve got to win some games. We have to approach this like it’s the playoffs.’’ It took a while, but his team finally...
07:34, 05/23/2019

India's PM Modi set to sweep to general election victory Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party is set for a historic victory as India began counting on Thursday hundreds of millions of votes from its general election, according to data from the Election Commision....
07:34, 05/23/2019

India starts counting 600 million votes, Modi in pole position India began counting about 600 million votes in its general election on Thursday, with a coalition led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party predicted to win a clear majority....
07:34, 05/23/2019

Crusty Country Music Fans Want to Boycott Wrangler Jeans For Partnering with Lil Nas X This week, after Wrangler jeans announced a new yee haw agenda capsule collection with Lil Nas X, some country music fans are calling for a full out boycott....
07:51, 05/23/2019

Chavis homers in 13th as Bosox beat Jays 6-5 Boston's Michael Chavis hit a solo homer off Jimmy Cordero in the 13th inning as the Red Sox outlasted the plucky Toronto Blue Jays 6-5 on Wednesday night at Rogers Centre....
07:51, 05/23/2019

Senator: Taliban ‘momentum’ complicating US peace talks Taliban momentum on the battlefield and divisions within Afghanistan’s central government are complicating negotiations over a withdrawal of U.S. troops from the country, key lawmakers say....
08:17, 05/23/2019

Cricket World Cup 2019 team-by-team guide: England star men, strengths and weaknesses In a series of articles, Standard Sport takes a look at the ten teams bidding for glory at the 2019 Cricket World Cup, starting with the host nation, England....
08:17, 05/23/2019

MLB roundup: Yankees continue to punish Orioles Gleyber Torres continued his homer barrage against Baltimore with two more on Wednesday night, and the visiting New York Yankees finished with five long balls in a 7-5 victory over the Orioles....
08:34, 05/23/2019

Shares of Huawei suppliers tumble amid ongoing turmoil Shares of Chinese telecommunications heavyweight Huawei's suppliers took a hit on Thursday afternoon amid the ongoing fallout surrounding the Chinese telecommunications giant....
08:34, 05/23/2019

No trash and recycling collection on Memorial Day TUCSON – Trash and Recycling will not be picked up on Monday, May 27 as workers observe Memorial Day. All City of Tucson residential and commercial customers with regular collection on any day Monday through Friday will have a one-day delay. Of...
08:34, 05/23/2019

Officials say ‘Human Error’ cause a deadly Amtrak train derailment in Washington state The Amtrak-operated train derailed during its inaugural run back in 2017. It flew off a curve before crashing onto traffic below. Federal investigators say the curve was dangerous and the engineer didn’t have proper training. They say the engin...
08:34, 05/23/2019

Atlantic City native shares insider faves off the boardwalk Atlantic City is known as a resort destination, where summer revelers and weekend trippers flock to the casinos to try their luck at the slots or catch a show. But for the nearly 40,000 people who live here, Atlantic City is best experienced within t...
08:34, 05/23/2019

Michael Avenatti indicted in scheme to steal from Stormy Daniels, extort Nike A federal grand jury in New York City indicted attorney Michael Avenatti on Wednesday accusing him of stealing $300,000 from client Stormy Daniels and attempting to extort more than $20 million from Nike....
08:51, 05/23/2019

Judge: Qualcomm violated U.S. antitrust law with license deals A judge has ruled against chip maker Qualcomm in a federal antitrust suit, saying the firm illegally charged artificially high prices to license its technology....
08:51, 05/23/2019

‘War is ugly’: For French vet, D-Day’s lessons are timeless OUISTREHAM, France (AP) — Among the tens of thousands of Allied soldiers who landed in Normandy on June 6, 1944, was a hardened group of elite French commandos who ensured that France had D-Day exploits to be proud of, too. There are now just three s...
08:51, 05/23/2019

The Latest: Tornadoes move through southwest Missouri towns OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Latest on storm damage in the Southern Plains and Midwest (all times local): 10 p.m. Tornadoes have touched down near Joplin, Missouri, on the eighth anniversary of a massive twister that devastated the city and killed 161 pe...
08:51, 05/23/2019

Legal experts: California reporter did not commit crime SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Media law experts say a San Francisco journalist whose home was raided did not commit a crime because it’s not illegal to disclose a public record. San Francisco Police Chief William Scott told reporters this week that free...
08:51, 05/23/2019

Huskers strike early, beat Gophers 8-2 in Big Ten Tournament OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Spencer Schwellenbach’s bases-loaded double highlighted Nebraska’s five-run third inning, and the fifth-seeded Cornhuskers went on to beat No. 4 seed Minnesota 8-2 in the Big Ten Tournament on Wednesday night. Matt Wald...
08:51, 05/23/2019

Uber to open third Latin America support center in Bogota Ride-hailing app Uber will spend $40 million over five years to open its third support center in Latin America in September in the Colombian capital Bogota, the company said on Wednesday....
09:00, 05/23/2019

Japanese firms prefer to use 5G networks of domestic carriers An overwhelming majority of Japanese firms have no plans to use 5G mobile networks by China's Huawei or other foreign firms, preferring instead to rely on domestic telecom carriers due to security concerns, a Reuters poll showed....
09:00, 05/23/2019

John Cusack defends not standing 'fast enough' for Wrigley Field military salute Actor John Cusack faced pushback on social media after he was caught not standing for a military salute at a Cubs game at Wrigley Field Wednesday night....
09:17, 05/23/2019

Factbox: Global tech companies shun Huawei after U.S. ban Global tech firms, including chip suppliers, are cutting ties with China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd after the U.S. government put the world's largest telecom equipment maker on a trade blacklist citing national security concerns....
09:34, 05/23/2019

Ikea plans to open first Mexico store in 2020 IKEA, the world's largest furniture seller, will open its first store in Mexico next year and plans to launch other stores around the country, the company said on Wednesday, as it expands in Latin America to counter growing competition in its core U....
09:34, 05/23/2019

Sen. John Thune: The Senate is working for America During his 1980 debate with then-President Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan famously asked Americans whether they were better off than they’d been four years earlier. That question has been a measuring stick for elected officials ever since. Republicans i...
09:34, 05/23/2019

Autosport Podcast: What to expect from the 2019 Indy 500 Fernando Alonso did not qualify for the 2019 Indianapolis 500. But 33 drivers ranging from rookies to past winners did and will contest IndyCar's greatest race on Sunday...
09:34, 05/23/2019

Ferrari needs Monaco to make its F1 form vs Mercedes "irrelevant" Sebastian Vettel and Charles Leclerc accept Ferrari is not quick enough to beat Mercedes at the moment, but Vettel hopes the Monaco Grand Prix will make form "irrelevant"...
09:34, 05/23/2019

DDAY prisoner of war looks back 75 years later 75 years have passed since Dennis Trudeau was taken prisoner by German soldiers after parachuting into France, but the memories are as clear as ever. (May 23)        ...
09:51, 05/23/2019

A trail of toxicity: the US military bases making people sick In Colorado Springs, businesses are suing the military for perfluorinated compounds, which some are calling ‘Agent Orange 2.0’Over the last 80 years, much of the land surrounding Venetucci Farm was sold to the US army to establish the base now known ...
09:51, 05/23/2019

Fascist symbols and rhetoric on rise in Italian EU vote The perception is growing among Italians that fascism, officially banned as a political movement in Italy but never really vanquished from popular culture or the political fringe, is rearing its head in alarming ways...
09:51, 05/23/2019

New Jersey man tried aiding Hamas, threatened to bomb Trump Tower, feds say A New Jersey man allegedly sought to help the terror group Hamas and threatened to bomb Trump Tower in New York City as well as "shoot everybody" at a pro-Israel demonstration, federal investigators alleged....
09:51, 05/23/2019

After Maria: the Netflix documentary looking at life after a hurricane The makes of a new documentary short about Puerto Rican families after Hurricane Maria talk about the importance of illuminating a crisisAt Glenda Martes’s 43rd birthday celebration last summer, party favors mix with evidence of transience: there’s a...
09:51, 05/23/2019

80-ft mural of New Zealand's PM unveiled An artist in Australia has just revealed a new mural depicting New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern hugging the relative of a victim in the mass shootings in March at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand....
09:51, 05/23/2019