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TUSD conducts formal posting of Pascua Yaqui, Tohono O’odham Nations’ Flags

TUCSON –Tucson Unified School District conducted the formal posting of the Pascua Yaqui and Tohono O’odham Nations’ Flag on Tuesday during a regular board meeting. “The T...

TUSD conducts formal posting of Pascua Yaqui, Tohono O’odham Nations’ Flags

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Remains of missing Arizona City woman located on Tohono O’odham Nation SELLS, Ariz. – The remains of the missing 64-year-old woman from Pinal County were located in a remote area of the Ak Chin community on the Tohono O’odham Nation Tuesday. Bonnie Webb/ Pinal County Sheriff’s Office According to Pinal...
03:51, 05/16/2019

Chile announces formal withdrawal from UNASUR Chile to begin formal proceedings to withdraw from the crumbling UNASUR bloc, which has lost over half of its member nations to the pursuit of a new organisation....
22:51, 04/28/2019

China files formal charges against former Interpol chief Chinese prosecutors filed formal charges on Friday against former Interpol chief Meng Hongwei, accusing him of abuse of power and taking bribes, in the next legal step before he faces a court....
11:34, 05/10/2019

Formal investiture ceremony starts for new Japanese Emperor Naruhito The formal investiture ceremony for new Japanese Emperor Naruhito began on Wednesday, marking the first time in over 200 years that an emperor has acceded to the throne following an abdication....
06:17, 05/01/2019

Thailand’s king appoints his consort as queen days before his formal coronation Thailand's King Maha Vajiralongkorn, 66, has married his consort, General Suthida Vajiralongkorn Na Ayudhya, a former flight attendant who had been a commander of his bodyguard unit. The official coronation is scheduled to take place on Saturday....
00:00, 05/02/2019

Man busted after posting video of himself peeing on cop car A New Jersey man took live streaming quite literally by peeing on an unoccupied police car as a crowd cheered him on outside a Newark movie theater, police said. Tauqeer Boyd, 22, was arrested at his West Orange home Sunday night, less than 24 hours ...
02:17, 05/08/2019

Here's Why Ariana Grande Is Being Sued for Posting Photos of Herself Be careful what you post on social media! Ariana Grande has found herself in a legal situation after sharing images of herself on Instagram. In court documents obtained by E!......
23:51, 05/14/2019

Former Minnesota candidate sentenced for posting nude photo ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A former City Council candidate in St. Paul, Minnesota, who pleaded guilty to posting a topless picture of his estranged wife to his campaign website has been sentenced to probation. Judge Robert Awsumb on Friday placed 39-year...
20:17, 05/11/2019

How to make posting Instagram hashtag clusters a breeze If you want to expand your Instagram engagement, you have to use a lot of hashtags. Posting them can be a pain, but we show you a way to post an entire cluster with one tap....
19:51, 05/13/2019

DRDO Successfully Conducts Flight Test Of 'Abhyas' The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) on Monday successfully conducted the flight test of 'Abhyas', a high-speed expendable aerial target (HEAT), which offers a realistic threat......
09:17, 05/14/2019

Civil Air Patrol’s Arizona Wing conducts emergency exercise PHOENIX (AP) – The Arizona Wing of the Civil Air Patrol is conducting an exercise featuring a simulated emergency to demonstrate to a U.S. Air Force evaluation team that it is ready to respond to an actual emergency. The CAP said in a statement...
10:00, 05/19/2019

Teens Set Fire to Old Race Track, Get Caught Posting It on Snapchat There are a few basic guidelines for social media, with some main ones being to never tweet, for obvious reasons, and, if you’re going to commit a crime, not to post about it online—again, for obvious reasons. But that’s exactly what some teens did a...
23:34, 05/13/2019

The brands are now posting photos of piss-filled jars on Twitter For years now, companies on social media have burrowed deeper and deeper into the depths of a modern hell that seems to have no bottom. Online brands have engaged in skin-crawling rap battles, traded first-person compliments as if they’re real people...
20:00, 05/17/2019

German government lowers tax estimate as economy flags BERLIN (AP) — The German government is preparing for a smaller rise in tax revenue as growth in Europe’s biggest economy wanes. Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said Thursday that tax takings are forecast to be 124.3 billion euros ($140 billion) lo...
18:17, 05/09/2019

Petrobras executive flags production boost in second quarter Oil and gas production at Petroleo Brasileiro SA is on the rise in the second quarter, and has been above 2.8 million barrels of oil equivalent per day (boepd) so far in May, a company executive said on Wednesday....
17:34, 05/08/2019

Indians Are Roasting Their Army for Posting 'Evidence' of a One-Footed Yeti on Twitter On Tuesday The Indian Army’s public information account tweeted photos of tracks in the snow along with an image of a stoic team of officers. “For the first time, an #IndianArmy Moutaineering Expedition Team has sited [sic] Mysterious Footprints of m...
22:51, 04/30/2019

Poles Are Posting Photos of Themselves Eating Bananas to Protest Government Censorship (WARSAW, Poland) — Poland’s artists and opposition politicians are posting photos of themselves eating bananas in protest after authorities called an artwork featuring the fruit obscene and removed it from a top national gallery. The 1973...
19:34, 04/29/2019

Brazil airline Gol cuts outlook for 2019, 2020 after posting Q1 loss Brazil's largest airline Gol Linhas Aereas Inteligentes on Thursday cut its earnings projections for 2019 and 2020 after posting a net loss of 32.3 million reais ($8.20 million) in the first quarter of the year....
14:17, 04/30/2019

Are we ready for the end of the world? NASA conducts drill for potential asteroid strike NASA is conducting a drill this week to see how we'd actually prepare if a giant asteroid was hurtling toward the Earth.        ...
19:17, 04/29/2019

Thai king conducts final rituals before coronation; to pardon prisoners Thailand's King Maha Vajiralongkorn conducted final rituals on Friday in preparation for three days of ceremonies for his elaborate coronation, which will also be marked by the pardoning and release from jail of some prisoners....
17:17, 05/03/2019

Fed Flags Risky Business Debt as Vulnerability for Financial System The Federal Reserve identified rising sales of risky corporate debt as a top vulnerability facing the U.S. financial system, according to a new report....
06:00, 05/07/2019

| YouTube flags Notre Dame cathedral fire as 9/11 conspiracy YouTube’s software mistakenly labeled the plumes of smoke in Paris as footage from 2001, triggering the panel below the video about the September 11 terrorist attacks....
20:00, 04/28/2019

US government piracy blacklist flags Argentina with priority status Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) adds Argentina to a list of nations in its annual report on commercial-scale copyright piracy and trademark counterfeiting....
19:51, 05/02/2019

CORRECTED-Brazil airline Gol cuts outlook for 2019, 2020 after posting Q1 loss Brazil's largest airline Gol Linhas Aereas Inteligentes on Tuesday cut its earnings projections for 2019 and 2020 after posting a net loss of 32.3 million reais ($8.20 million) in the first quarter of the year....
15:34, 04/30/2019

Sony flags disappointing profit, scraps targets as gaming slows Sony Corp warned of a sharper-than-expected drop in its annual profit and scrapped some longer-term targets, in a sign a slowdown in its gaming business as its PlayStation 4 console nears the end of its life was beginning to hurt....
18:34, 04/28/2019

Fed flags high U.S. business debt, asset prices in financial report U.S. stock prices are "elevated" and business debt is at historic levels, but the financial system overall "appears resilient" with low levels of leverage and less of a destabilizing run in key markets, the Federal Reserve said in its latest report o...
05:00, 05/07/2019

Paula Abdul dances, conducts surprise audition for Bond's next Oddjob at Billboard Awards The most recent crop of Bond movies show a willingness to revisit classic characters from the spy series’ long history. After going so far as to feature Christoph Waltz as a 21st century Blofeld, scarred eye and all, the sky seems to be the limit for...
20:34, 05/02/2019

UPDATE 1-Fed flags high U.S. business debt, asset prices in financial report U.S. stock prices are "elevated" and business debt is at historic levels, but the financial system overall "appears resilient" with low levels of leverage and less of a destabilizing run in key markets, the Federal Reserve said in its latest report o...
22:17, 05/06/2019

With “Dead Lift,” false flags and fake news infect the final season of iZombie I know it’s only been two episodes, but I’m already struggling to understand what iZombie is trying to do with this final season. Not in terms of the bigger picture and how it’s all end but specifically why it’s doubling down on the parts of the show...
04:17, 05/10/2019

TripAdvisor introduces safety filter that flags sexual assault warnings on travel reviews TripAdvisor is introducing a new filter on each property that will show any reviews with safety warnings involving rapes, robberies or druggings.        ...
16:00, 05/15/2019

Sri Lanka imposes extended curfew after security forces found ISIS flags and explosives Sri Lankan security forces imposed an extended curfew Friday in several cities as they continue searching for suspects linked to the Easter Sunday bombings....
19:00, 04/28/2019

Gov. Bevin Orders Flags To Half-Staff Monday In Honor Of Kentucky Soldier Killed In Iraq FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18)– Gov. Matt Bevin has ordered all U.S. and Kentucky flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff on Monday, May 6, in honor of a Kentucky soldier who died in Iraq while supporting Operation Inherent Resolve. Acc...
21:34, 05/02/2019

Company apologizes for job posting seeking 'preferably Caucasian' candidate Social media users spotted the since-deleted job posting seeking someone “preferably Caucasian" for an account manager position at an unnamed company.        ...
05:17, 04/30/2019

U.S. Conducts Missile Test Just 10 Minutes After North Korea's Latest Missile Launch North Korea conducted a new weapons test overnight, firing two missiles into the sea between North Korea and Japan, according to reports from the South Korean military. The U.S. military conducted its own missile test just ten minutes later.Read more...
18:00, 05/09/2019

Cboe Conducts April Settlement of Cboe Bitcoin Futures CHICAGO – April 18, 2018 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced the settlement of the April expiry Cboe bitcoin (XBT) futures, the fourth contract settlement co...
17:51, 05/01/2019

Cboe Conducts February Settlement of Cboe Bitcoin Futures CHICAGO – February 14, 2018 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced the settlement of the February expiry Cboe bitcoin (XBT) futures, the second contract settleme...
23:34, 05/01/2019

Cboe Conducts March Settlement of Cboe Bitcoin Futures CHICAGO – March 14, 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced the settlement of the March expiry Cboe bitcoin (XBT) futures, the third contract settlement cond...
17:51, 05/01/2019

Cboe Conducts May Settlement of Cboe Bitcoin Futures CHICAGO – May 16, 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced the settlement of the May expiry Cboe bitcoin (XBT) futures, the fifth contract settlement conducte...
17:51, 05/01/2019

Cboe Conducts First Settlement of Cboe Bitcoin Futures CHICAGO – January 17, 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced the settlement of January expiry Cboe bitcoin (XBT) future....
23:34, 05/01/2019

Red flags before deaths of 7 in Tennessee a 'wake-up call,' attorney says Michael Lee Cummins, the suspect in the Tennessee deaths, had a lengthy criminal history in the state before the deaths last month.        ...
16:34, 05/03/2019

US Says Banding Together With Like-Minded Nations Like India The US is "banding together" with nations like India, Australia, Japan and South Korea to ensure that the sovereignty of Indo-Pacific nations is protected and that they are not subjected to any......
21:17, 05/12/2019

EU nations are living far beyond the Earth's means: report The European Union's 28 countries consume the Earth's resources faster than they can be renewed and none of them has sustainable consumption policies, a report released on Thursday said, as EU leaders met to discuss priorities for the next five years...
19:51, 05/09/2019

Ivory Coast defender Bailly out of Nations Cup Manchester United defender Eric Bailly to miss the final two games of the season and this summer's African Cup of Nations after sustaining a knee injury against Chelsea in Sunday's 1-1 draw....
16:51, 04/29/2019

First 10 nations advance to this year’s Eurovision final TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — The first semifinal of the Eurovision Song Contest has sent 10 countries’ acts to the Grand Final and seven others home. Contestants from Australia, Iceland, Greece, Belarus, Serbia, Cyprus, Estonia, Czech Republic, San ...
01:51, 05/15/2019

| United's Bailly to miss Africa Cup of Nations Manchester United's Eric Bailly will miss the rest of the Premier League season and the Africa Cup of Nations after the Ivory Coast defender suffered a knee injury....
20:17, 04/29/2019

The Latest: 3 nations formally notify UN of ships targeted DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 2:15 a.m. The governments of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirate...
02:34, 05/16/2019

Kane could recover in time for Nations League finals "Tottenham Hotspur\u0027s England striker Harry Kane could be back from injury in time for the Nations League finals in June and will be doing everything possible to recover from his ankle problem, manager Mauricio Pochettino said on Friday."...
16:34, 05/16/2019

Poland, central European nations mark 15 years in EU Poland and other central European nations are marking the 15th anniversary of their membership in the European Union with a leaders' summit in Warsaw....
15:51, 05/01/2019

Man Utd's Bailly to miss Africa Cup of Nations with knee injury "Manchester United defender Eric Bailly will miss the final two Premier League games of the season and the Africa Cup of Nations after suffering a knee injury against Chelsea, the club confirmed on Monday."...
18:17, 05/01/2019

Nations using oil as a weapon threatens OPEC: Iran oil minister Any country using oil as a weapon could cause the collapse of oil producer group OPEC, Iran's Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh said on Wednesday, according to SHANA, the news outlet of the oil ministry....
15:00, 05/01/2019

China, US clash at United Nations over Uighur detentions Tensions between the US and China moved beyond trade talks this week as discussions of the detention of Uighur Muslims in Xinjiang took center stage at the UN forum on indigenous peoples....
14:17, 05/08/2019

Britons less trusting of social media than other major nations Majority in UK favour stronger regulation of tech companies such as Facebook and Twitter Britons trust social media platforms less than any other major nation and favour stronger regulation of Silicon Valley’s technology companies, according to a sur...
07:17, 05/03/2019

Arctic nations to meet amid tensions over environment, resources Top diplomats from the United States, Russia and other nations which border the Arctic meet in Finland on Monday to discuss policies governing the polar region, as tensions grow over how to deal with global warming and access to mineral wealth....
00:34, 05/06/2019

United Nations gives Mozambique $13 million for Cyclone Kenneth damage The United Nations will grant Mozambique and the Comoros Islands $13 million in emergency funds to help provide food and water and repair damage to infrastructure, the organization said late on Sunday, after the second cyclone in a month slammed into...
10:51, 04/29/2019

Ayoub Abdellaoui: Algeria international an injury doubt for Nations Cup Algeria international Ayoub Abdellaoui is an injury doubt for next month's Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt after being diagnosed with a heart problem....
17:34, 05/12/2019

News Analysis: Trump Said He Would Tame Rogue Nations. Now They Are Challenging Him. President Trump said Barack Obama was a patsy who had allowed North Korea, Iran and Venezuela to run roughshod over him. But those nations are pushing back against Mr. Trump....
22:00, 05/11/2019

U.S. Moves to Stop All Nations From Buying Iranian Oil, but China Is Defiant Oil prices rose to their highest levels since October in anticipation of Monday’s announcement by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. Trump administration officials had debated the move....
21:51, 04/28/2019

Naby Keita to miss rest of season, Africa Cup on Nations Liverpool will be without Naby Keita for its final games of the season after the midfielder limped off with a groin injury during the 3-0 loss to Barcelona in the Champions League        ...
15:34, 05/03/2019

The Latest: 11 UN council nations urge Idlib cease-fire BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the Syrian civil war (all times local): 9:45 p.m. Eleven members of the U.N. Security Council are urging fighters in Syria’s last rebel-held stronghold in Idlib province to honor last September’s cease-fire arr...
22:17, 05/10/2019

Nations using oil 'as a weapon' causing damage to OPEC -Iran oil minister Iran's oil minister hit out on Wednesday against the use of oil sanctions "as a weapon" by the United States and the damage it was doing to OPEC, according to SHANA, the news outlet of the OPEC member's oil ministry....
22:00, 05/01/2019

Injured Kane picked by England for Nations League finals Harry Kane has been selected by England for the inaugural Nations League finals next month even though he has yet to return to action for Tottenham after an ankle injury        ...
15:51, 05/16/2019

| Kane included in England squad for Nations League finals England captain Harry Kane was included by Gareth Southgate in his provisional squad for the Nations League finals despite facing a race against time....
19:17, 05/16/2019

European Union nations are living far beyond the Earth's means: report The European Union's 28 countries consume the Earth's resources much faster than they can be renewed, and none of them has sustainable consumption policies, a report released on Thursday said, as EU leaders meet to discuss priorities for the next fiv...
01:51, 05/09/2019

8 European nations urge EU to ramp up climate change fight The leaders of eight European countries are calling for the European Union to take stronger action to fight climate change by pledging to cut greenhouse gas emissions to a net-zero level within three decades....
21:34, 05/08/2019

UN Owes Peacekeeping Nations $3.6 Billion, India Voices Concern India, which is owed $38 million by the UN for peacekeeping operations, has voiced concern over the "unjustifiable and inexplicable" delays in reimbursement to countries providing peacekeeping troops......
09:17, 05/18/2019

Amid U.S. Silence, Gulf Nations Back the Military in Sudan’s Revolution As protesters and generals argue over who should run Sudan, the United States has been unusually quiet. Saudi Arabia and its allies are filling the vacuum....
18:34, 04/28/2019

Harry Kane to be picked by Southgate’s England for Nations League finals • Kane has been out with ankle injury since 10 April• England play two matches in Portugal in JuneGareth Southgate will select Harry Kane in his squad for next month’s Nations League after receiving assurances that the England captain will be fit to ...
01:17, 05/15/2019

Africa Cup of Nations: Fans backlash prompts a rethink of ticket pricing A backlash from Egyptian fans, including a jibe from Mo Salah, prompts the Egypt Football Association to reconsider its ticket pricing for the Africa Cup of Nations....
19:51, 04/30/2019

Tottenham and Liverpool success hits England’s Nations League plans • Champions League final players to miss bulk of England training• Gareth Southgate’s team play five days after match in MadridGareth Southgate faces conducting the bulk of England’s preparations for June’s Nations League finals without up to nine pl...
16:17, 05/09/2019

U.N. investigators urge nations to snap financial ties with Myanmar military The world must cut off financial and other support for Myanmar's armed forces, a U.N. fact-finding mission said on Tuesday, repeating a call for top generals to be prosecuted for abuses against the Rohingya Muslim minority....
14:17, 05/14/2019

Liverpool and Spurs players keen for Nations League action with England • Champions League finalists want to face Netherlands• Increased competition leads to reluctance to pull outThe increased competition for places in Gareth Southgate’s England squad will prompt the healthy contingent of players involved in the Champio...
02:00, 05/14/2019

World Banks scales up support for Cyclone Idai hit nations to $700 million The World Bank has increased emergency support for the three southern African countries affected by a devastating cyclone that killed hundreds in March to $700 million, the lender said on Friday....
18:34, 05/03/2019

United Nations says 443 died in Libya since offensive began against Tripoli in last month The U.N. health agency says 443 people have died and 2,110 have been wounded in violence in Libya's capital.        ...
23:34, 05/08/2019

Torres Strait Islanders take climate change complaint to the United Nations Morrison government accused of failing to take action to reduce emissions or pursue adaptation measuresA group of Torres Strait Islanders from low-lying islands off the northern coast of Australia will on Monday lodge a complaint with the United Nati...
22:17, 05/12/2019

2019 Africa Cup of Nations: Matip absent as Cameroon name provisional squad Cameroon coach Clarence Seedorf names a 34-man provisional squad for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations with Liverpool centre-back Joel Matip a notable absentee....
20:00, 05/11/2019

Nearly all countries agree to stem flow of plastic waste into poor nations US reportedly opposed deal, which follows concerns that villages in Indonesia, Thailand and Malaysia had ‘turned into dumpsites’Almost all the world’s countries have agreed on a deal aimed at restricting shipments of hard-to-recycle plastic waste to ...
01:17, 05/11/2019

FAA chief defends grounding Boeing 737 Max later than other nations, worries problem took a year to discover Boeing 737 Max had a cockpit warning light problem that took a year for FAA to learn, acting administrator Daniel Elwell told a US House committee.        ...
22:00, 05/16/2019

Trump accuses European nations of ‘refusing’ to take back ISIS prisoners from their countries President Trump on Tuesday accused European nations of “refusing” to take back ISIS prisoners who originally were from their countries, as he said decisions are “being made” as to what to do with the nearly 2,000 ISIS fighters captured in the final a...
19:51, 04/30/2019

Trump's 25% China tariffs begin as trade talks between two nations continue Trump administration officials were expected to continue high-stakes trade talks with China on Friday, as higher tariffs kicked in.        ...
12:34, 05/10/2019

Nathan Redmond and Harry Kane in England squad with Nations League looming • Tottenham’s Kane has not played since 9 April because of injury• Gareth Southgate rewards Redmond for Southampton formSouthampton’s Nathan Redmond is the surprise name in Gareth Southgate’s initial England squad for the Nations League finals.The ma...
15:34, 05/16/2019

UN chief outlines ‘intertwined challenges’ of climate change, ocean health facing Pacific nations on the ‘frontline’ Visiting Fiji for the first time as Secretary-General, António Guterres outlined two “fundamental challenges” facing leaders attending the Pacific Islands Forum on Thursday, namely climate change and the world’s rising ocean, which threatens to subme...
03:51, 05/15/2019

Netherlands call up Premier League stars for Nations League finals "Netherlands have called up Liverpool pair Virgil van Dijk and Georginio Wijnaldum for next month’s Nations League finals in Portugal despite their involvement in the UEFA Champions League final, the Dutch FA (KNVB) said on Friday."...
17:51, 05/10/2019

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp hits out at Uefa over Nations League and Europa League planning Jurgen Klopp launched a surprising two-pronged attack on Uefa on Friday morning, criticising the scheduling of next month's Nations League finals and the choice of host city for the Europa League final....
13:17, 05/10/2019

Gareth Southgate believes 'excellent' squad depth can help England with Nations League scheduling issue Gareth Southgate is confident that his England squad can cope with the short turnaround between the Champions League showpiece and Nations League Finals....
19:00, 05/16/2019

Jared Diamond's 'Upheaval' outlines 12-step program for nations in crisis The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of "Guns, Germs, and Steel" details how seven countries faced past upheavals by following the 12-step method.        ...
16:34, 05/06/2019

Gareth Southgate says Liverpool vs Tottenham Champions League final will 'complicate' Nations League bid Gareth Southgate admits Liverpool and Tottenham's Champions League progression 'complicates' England's bid for Uefa Nations League glory, but believes the national side will reap the long term benefits....
08:51, 05/10/2019

The New Avocado Menu At The Foodhall Will Make You See the Superfood In A Whole New Avatar Until now you had seen avocados in salads and dips, but this innovative menu at The Cafe by Foodhall unleashes the versatility of the fruit like never before....
17:00, 05/16/2019

Hummus: All You Need To Know About This Healthy Yet Delicious Chickpea Dip Hummus, a chickpea dip is no longer as exotic in India as it was maybe a decade ago. It's not just the wave of Mediterranean restaurants across India but also awareness that this is a healthy dip......
17:00, 05/16/2019

Vicky Kaushal's 31st Birthday Cake Looks Like A Food Lover's Dream! (See Pics) Happy Birthday Vicky Kaushal: The actor recently took to Instagram and shared the picture of his 31st birthday cake with his fans. Much like the actor, his birthday cakeis anything but mainstream....
17:00, 05/16/2019

Walmart says higher China tariffs will increase prices for U.S. shoppers Walmart Inc said on Thursday that prices for shoppers will go up due to higher tariffs on goods from China as the world's largest retailer reported its best comparable sales growth for the first quarter in nine years....
17:00, 05/16/2019

Aiming to re-energize staff, new head of Britain's BT hands out shares The new boss of Britain's BT Group will give each employee 500 pounds ($641) worth of shares, at a total cost of 50 million pounds, in one of his first moves to drive better performance at the telecoms giant....
17:00, 05/16/2019

PGA Championship 2019: Best way to follow Tiger Woods at Bethpage Black If you’re coming to the PGA Championship and you want to see Tiger Woods play, but don’t want to be blocked out by 10 to 15 people deep along the ropes, your best bet is to walk to the outer reaches of Bethpage Black. “If I wanted to have a great vie...
17:17, 05/16/2019

Thursday's Best Deals: Shark Vacuums, Grooming Essentials, PUMA, and More Shark vacuum freebies, a grooming essentials gold box, and a PUMA spring-to-summer sale lead off Thursday’s best deals from around the web....
17:17, 05/16/2019

The Perfect Apartment For An Evangelion Fan Do you like Evangelion? Like, a lot? Then, you should live in this apartment in Gunma, Japan. Amazingly, it’s not the only apartment in the country that is Evangelion themed. Go figure!...
17:17, 05/16/2019

Order the rugged flagship Blackview BV9700 Pro early and save $200! Advertorial by Blackview: the opinions expressed in this story may not reflect the positions of PhoneArena! disclaimer Two weeks ago, Blackview revealed that it's planning to release a new flagship very soon — the BV9700 Pro. A rugged phone with an ...
17:17, 05/16/2019

Apple-designed iPhone 5G modems may not arrive until 2025 Exactly one month ago today, Apple and Qualcomm announced a multi-year chip agreement in which the latter would supply the former with modems. The news was met positively by both analysts and investors, but it did come as a massive surprise.Prior to ...
17:17, 05/16/2019

The Best Free Apps and Software You're Not Already Using There’s a wealth of free software and apps available to help you get the most out of your computer or smartphone (or both)—so much, in fact, that it’s hard to get around to trying most of them. That’s where this list comes in. It’s freshly curated to...
17:17, 05/16/2019

Updates From the Avatar Movies, Game of Thrones, and More They’re somehow still casting people in James Cameron’s Avatar saga. Get a look at a very sad Flex Mentallo in new Doom Patrol pictures. Bill Murray’s open to making a cameo in the new Ghostbusters. Plus, a creepy new clip from Brightburn, and the fi...
17:17, 05/16/2019

Six things 'Game of Thrones' can learn from past series finales "Game of Thrones" comes to an end this Sunday, amid a level of hoopla reserved for TV's elite few. Still, it's hardly the first show to evoke a passionate response, or have the opportunity to craft an ending that's sure to be analyzed, dissected and ...
17:34, 05/16/2019

How to make your wedding vows 'Grey's Anatomy'-good To help get myself into bride mode after my engagement a few months ago, I rewatched all of my favorite TV wedding episodes -- from "Grey's Anatomy" and "ER" to "Friends" and "Parks and Recreation."...
17:34, 05/16/2019

Konta beats Venus to reach Rome quarter-finals "Johanna Konta beat a third American in the space of four days - and a second in the space of a few hours - defeating Venus Williams 6-2, 6-4 to reach the quarter-finals of the Internazionali BNL D\u0027Italia in Rome."...
17:34, 05/16/2019

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

Massachusetts veteran, 72, embarks on cross-country walk to support other vets A 72-year-old U.S. Air Force veteran is on a one-man mission to make sure ordinary Americans don’t forget about the needs that returning combat veterans require....
17:51, 05/16/2019

Mother of Georgia teen killed by carnival worker found 'creepy' texts between the two The mother of the missing Georgia teen that was killed in March by a traveling carnival worker said she saw “creepy” messages between the two about marriage and warned her daughter to stay away....
17:51, 05/16/2019

Crystal Palace may demand £100m to consider Wilfried Zaha sale • Palace sympathetic to Zaha’s wish to play in Champions League• Club not looking to sell and have not received any offersCrystal Palace are yet to receive any offers for Wilfried Zaha who, effectively for the third summer in succession, has made cle...
17:51, 05/16/2019

Genus shares surge on deal to market gene-edited pigs in China British livestock genetics firm Genus agreed on Thursday to license its know-how on virus-resistant pigs to Beijing Capital Agribusiness Co Ltd, which will seek regulatory approval for the pigs in the world's biggest pork market....
18:00, 05/16/2019

Diner is served $5,800 wine by mistake A restaurant diner who ordered a nice bottle of red wine to go with their dinner got something a bit fancier than they were expecting -- a bottle worth $5,800....
18:17, 05/16/2019

Anatomy of a Pride parade Glitter, rainbows, costumes and corporate logos: At first glance, Pride parades may appear to just be one big party. But peek beneath the surface, and you'll discover that Pride is celebrated by a diverse network of groups, each with their own rich h...
18:17, 05/16/2019

Citigroup, Barclays among big banks fined $1.2 billion for currency rigging The European Union fined Barclays, Citigroup, JP Morgan, MUFG and Royal Bank of Scotland a combined 1.07 billion euros ($1.2 billion) on Thursday for rigging the multitrillion-dollar foreign exchange market. Banks have been hit with billions of dolla...
18:17, 05/16/2019

PGA Championship live stream: how to watch 2019 US PGA golf online from anywhere Golf's second major tournament of the season is here - and if it's even halfway as extraordinary as the Masters was, we're in for a treat. The PGA Championship has been brought forward to a pre-Memorial Day weekend slot, excitement is ...
18:17, 05/16/2019

Adata claims crown of world's cheapest 1TB SSD with $86 offer Pioneer’s reign as the cheapest per terabyte SSD didn’t last long as another storage manufacturer, Adata, is now selling the Ultimate SU650, a 0.96TB SSD, for $85.99 at popular online retailer, NewEgg, until Monday 20. Granted it is not...
18:17, 05/16/2019

Honda Files Patents For Variable Riding Position Patent images filed by Honda show a new technology which offers rider the option of changing the ergonomics of a sportbike to a more comfortable upright riding position....
18:34, 05/16/2019

Huawei poses security threat to UK, says former MI6 chief Report calling for 5G ban in UK comes as Netherlands said to be investigating Huawei espionageHuawei should be completely banned from supplying 5G mobile networks in the UK because its operations are “subject to influence by the Chinese state”, accor...
18:34, 05/16/2019

Warning 5 BILLION will die if Yellowstone erupts – and United States erased from map A TOP geologist has warned two-thirds of the world’s population will die if the Yellowstone Supervolcano erupts – and the United States would be totally wiped out....
18:34, 05/16/2019

Should passports require male or female gender? Intersex Coloradan, states argue no Dana Zzyym was born with ambiguous physical sexual characteristics, identifies as nonbinary and wants a passport marked "X'' instead of "M'' or "F."        ...
18:34, 05/16/2019

Money from Nipsey Hussle and DJ Khaled's new song, "Higher," will go to slain rapper's kids The marathon continues, DJ Khaled says, announcing on Instagram that his upcoming album will include a track with Nipsey Hussle and that all the money from the song will go to the slain rapper's children....
18:34, 05/16/2019

Galaxy S10 5G now available at Verizon, starting at $1,299 We are another step closer to the future of wireless technology today, as Verizon has officially launched Samsung’s Galaxy S10 5G smartphone. Although the Moto Z3 and its 5G Moto Mod technically beat Samsung to the punch, the Galaxy S10 5G is t...
18:51, 05/16/2019

Fed's Brainard Says Central Bank Should Welcome Modest Rise in Inflation Fed governor Lael Brainard said the central bank’s commitment to maintaining stable prices would benefit from a modest rise in inflation over the coming years, an indication the central bank wouldn’t need to raise interest rates should price pressure...
18:51, 05/16/2019

Some Things Presidential Candidates Could Do Instead of Running for President New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is running for president, joining 22 other people who are running as Democrats. The majority of those people are white men. There are seven senators, three governors, and two Johns....
18:51, 05/16/2019

Congress clamors for more intel on Iran The Trump administration is working to organize an all-senators briefing on a “credible” threat to U.S. interests by Iran, Senate Majority Whip John Thune said Thursday, amid broad bipartisan demands for more information on the president’s approach.T...
18:51, 05/16/2019

What Man United chief Ed Woodward thinks about Uefa's Champions League proposals With Manchester United missing out on Champions League football next season, Ed Woodward believes the radical changes being explored to the format of continental club competitions are "partly driven by domestic leagues across Europe not necessarily t...
19:00, 05/16/2019

Everything you need to know about the European elections More than 500 million citizens of the European Union will have the opportunity to take part in the world's single biggest multi-country election next week....
19:00, 05/16/2019

Happy Birthday Janet Jackson, From Every Black Kid Who Performed Homemade Dance Recitals On May 16, 1966 a tiny baby who would be named Janet Damita Jo Jackson performed an eight-count out of her mother’s womb and into the world....
19:00, 05/16/2019

An Arizona Prisoner Was Sent a Book Critical of the Criminal Justice System. Now, the State Has Banned It In one of the most memorable passages of his seminal autobiography, civil rights leader Malcolm X made explicit the impact his in-prison education had on him. Arrested on charges of larceny and sentenced to 10 years in prison, Malcolm read voraciousl...
19:00, 05/16/2019

io9 VFX Artists Explain What It Would Actually Take to Redo Sonic the Hedgehog | Jalopnik How the 20 io9 VFX Artists Explain What It Would Actually Take to Redo Sonic the Hedgehog | Jalopnik How the 2020 Toyota Supra Compares to the Toyota 86 in Real-World Driving | Lifehacker Ogle These Vintage Public-Domain Cat Pictures From the Library of Congres...
19:00, 05/16/2019

Trump pardons 2, including former Canadian media mogul Conrad Black President Donald Trump issued two pardons on Wednesday, including a former newspaper publisher who authored a book last year that spoke highly of the American leader....
19:17, 05/16/2019

Trump’s emergency declaration to build border wall faces first court test A federal judge in California will hear arguments from separate groups of plaintiffs, including 19 states, seeking an injunction to block any construction activity....
19:17, 05/16/2019

Coming wave of millennial homebuyers is a major opportunity for US housing market Nearly 45 million Americans will reach the general age of first-time homebuyers in the next 10 years, 3.1 million more than in the 10 years prior, according to a recent analysis by Zillow....
19:34, 05/16/2019

Accessibility needs to be at the forefront of tech — here’s why In March 2019 IKEA was praised for partnering with nonprofits to develop accessories that make its products more accessible for people with impairments. It’s a novel step forward but I can’t shake the feeling we need to reframe the conversation on ac...
19:34, 05/16/2019

Big, greedy Ethereum whales account for 33 percent of cryptocurrency’s supply Ethereum whales account for just 7 percent of transaction activity in the market – but they control a third of the cryptocurrency’s entire circulating supply. That’s according to a new study by Chainanalysis which found that although these whales don...
19:34, 05/16/2019

This IBM certificate program shows you how to create AI-powered chatbots You can reap the benefits of being a go-to chatbot creator with the training found in the IBM Certificate Program: Building Chatbots Powered By AI instruction. With this limited time TNW Deals offer, you can pick up this skillset and accreditation fo...
19:34, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 3-Tesla's Autopilot system was engaged during fatal Florida crash in March - NTSB Tesla Inc's Autopilot feature was engaged during a fatal March 1 crash of a 2018 Model 3 in Delray Beach, Florida, in at least the third fatal U.S. crash reported involving the driver-assistance system, the National Transportation Safety Board said o...
19:34, 05/16/2019

Paradise lost: 400 million pieces of trash discovered on beaches of remote tropical islands We know trash is everywhere on Earth, all the way from the top of Mount Everest to the very bottom of the ocean. Now, giant mounds of it are even washing up on the shores of otherwise pristine tropical islands in the Indian Ocean.   &#...
19:51, 05/16/2019

25 Years After ER Took Off, How George Clooney's Life Has Changed--and Not Changed at All "I don't want press," George Clooney said with a hearty laugh. "What are you, crazy?" Such was his reaction to the reminder that Lady Gaga peeling back three layers of......
19:51, 05/16/2019

You want a dark Mel Gibson comedy about rich Jewish people? You got it! Rothchild, a new film starring the ‘polarising’ star is being touted around Cannes. If you don’t get the gag, well, join the club …Let me tell you something about the god that Mel Gibson worships up there in his private $42m, 17-acre church compound ...
19:51, 05/16/2019

Pope gives migrant kids a ride in his popemobile in Vatican City Pope Francis gave a joyride in his popemobile to eight migrant children who recently arrived in Italy from Libya, as he clashes with Italy’s hard-line government on immigration....
20:00, 05/16/2019

Woman charged in fatal bus push of elderly man is released on bail The woman charged with murder after police said she was caught on video pushing a 74-year-old man face-first off a bus in Las Vegas has been released on bail, court records show. Cadesha Bishop, 25, of Las Vegas, was free Wednesday after posting $100...
20:00, 05/16/2019

Amid trade, Huawei furors, U.S. House panel launches China 'deep dive' The U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee launched on Thursday a "deep dive" focus on China this year and next, one of several moves by U.S. lawmakers focusing on what they see as troublesome activities by Beijing....
20:00, 05/16/2019

Not milking it: how vegan cheese finally caught up with modern appetites Like other facets of the mushrooming plant-based foods industry, sales of vegan cheese have skyrocketed in recent yearsAt first glance, Riverdel is more or less indistinguishable from any other gourmet food shop in Brooklyn. Shelves along one side of...
20:00, 05/16/2019

Who killed the prime minister? The unsolved murder that still haunts Sweden Three decades ago, Olof Palme was assassinated on Stockholm’s busiest street. The killer has never been found. Could the discovery of new evidence finally close the case? By Imogen West-KnightsOn the last night of February 1986, the Swedish prime min...
20:00, 05/16/2019

The Latest: Venezuela’s Guaidó confirms Norway peace effort Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó is confirming efforts in Norway to mediate between the opposition and the government of President Nicolás Maduro...
20:00, 05/16/2019

Arizona Cardinals' Patrick Peterson suspended 6 games over PED violation: reports Arizona Cardinals cornerback Patrick Peterson was suspended for six games Thursday for violating the league’s performance-enhancing drug policy, according to multiple reports....
20:00, 05/16/2019

Cleveland Browns' Kareem Hunt recalls reaction to assault video: 'Wow, it's pretty bad' Cleveland Browns running back Kareem Hunt revealed his reaction to the video of him shoving and then kicking a woman while she was on the ground at a hotel last year....
20:00, 05/16/2019

Sen. John Kennedy: America needs new plan to seriously tackle illegal immigration As President Trump gears up to reveal a sweeping new immigration plan, Louisiana Republican Sen. John Kennedy said the country is in dire need of immigration laws that "look like somebody designed it on purpose."...
20:17, 05/16/2019

A Few Highly Plausible Game of Thrones Endings 1. Daenerys walks up to the Iron Throne and sits in it. “This is nice,” she says. “I won.” As soon as she sits in it, everyone in Westeros disintegrates, just like Melisandre did, and Daenerys is the only one left in the world. “Or did I?” she wonder...
20:17, 05/16/2019

How to Use RPE for Your Lifting Workouts A few weeks ago, I interrupted my regular routine of powerlifting workouts to run a half marathon. I raced it all-out, and woke up the next day with a killer case of delayed onset muscle soreness. But it was a lifting day, so I dragged my sore butt i...
20:17, 05/16/2019

Trump Tells Pentagon Chief He Does Not Want War With Iran The president’s statement came during a briefing on the rising tensions with Tehran, and officials said he was firm in saying he did not want a military clash....
20:17, 05/16/2019

Man to stay jailed over talk about avenging mosque attacks MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A federal judge has ruled a New York man will remain in custody in Montana pending his June 24 trial over charges that he lied to authorities about discussions he had about joining the Islamic State group and attacking random p...
20:17, 05/16/2019

B-52 bomber removed from ‘boneyard’ to return to service TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A B-52H bomber built in the early 1960s and put into retirement in an U.S. Air Force “boneyard” in the Arizona desert over 10 years ago is returning to service. A crew on Tuesday flew the plane nicknamed “Wise G...
20:17, 05/16/2019

Cops: Woman forced friend’s 12-year-old to get birth control TURTLE CREEK, Pa. (AP) — Police have charged a woman accused of forcing her friend’s 12-year-old daughter to get a birth control implant in her arm without the mother’s permission. Valerie Marie Fullum is charged with two felony counts of...
20:17, 05/16/2019

Laurel Co. Sheriff’s Office Looking For Missing Woman, Child LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– The Laurel County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a missing woman and her child. They say that Ashley Williams and her daughter Layla could possibly be in a 2013 white Buick Enclave with Kentucky license plate...
20:17, 05/16/2019

Juancho Hernangomez undergoes core muscle surgery ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Nuggets say forward Juancho Hernangomez underwent surgery to fix a core muscle injury. The procedure was performed Thursday by Dr. William Meyers at the Vincera Institute in Philadelphia. There was no timetable give...
20:17, 05/16/2019

Man charged in deaths of 6 more Dallas-area elderly women DALLAS (AP) — Authorities say a Dallas man previously arrested in the death of an 81-year-old woman killed at least six other elderly women whose jewelry and other valuables he stole. Kim Leach, a spokeswoman for the Dallas County district attorney&#...
20:17, 05/16/2019

Small plane crashes near Dubai’s busy airport, killing 2 DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Dubai says a small plane has crashed near the busy Dubai International Airport, killing at least two people. The government’s Dubai Media Office tweeted that the plane had at least four people on board. It sai...
20:17, 05/16/2019

Climate-focused Democratic candidate Jay Inslee proposes $9T clean energy jobs and infrastructure plan Democratic presidential candidate Jay Inslee released a clean energy plan Thursday that he says would create 8 million jobs in a decade while transitioning the economy away from fossil fuels to combat climate change....
20:17, 05/16/2019

Fortnite Oversized phone, big piano, giant dancing fish trophy location in Week 2 Season 9 Fortnite Week 2 Challenges continue and this time Epic Games wants players to visit an oversized phone, a big piano and a giant dancing fish trophy. Here are the locations to help speed up your progress....
20:17, 05/16/2019

The Mailbag Of Thrones answers what the hell just happened and if things will get better in the series finale We learned a lot from Game Of Thrones’ “The Bells,” like how a master of whispers needs to remember the importance of whispering, not even a golden hand can get you past security, and kissing your aunt can help prevent genocide. But the episode rais...
20:51, 05/16/2019

Germany: Trial of Berlin bomb plotter begins Magomed-Ali C. was arrested in August 2018 on suspicion of planning a bomb attack at a Berlin shopping center. He allegedly had close ties to the man who killed 11 people at a Christmas market in the capital in 2016....
20:51, 05/16/2019

Japan tests new Shinkansen bullet train prototype The next-generation ALFA-X train is on course to become the fastest in the world. Testing will continue for three years, and the train is scheduled to go into use in 2030....
20:51, 05/16/2019

Why FCA’s U.S. expansion creates conflicting reactions in Canada While Canadian suppliers are expected to benefit from FCA's recently announced investments in Michigan, concerns about Brampton heightened after the automaker cut a shift in Windsor and rival GM said it would end vehicle assembly Oshawa....
21:00, 05/16/2019

Quantum computing is not a cure-all for business computing challenges Quantum computing shows promise for specific industries, though business applications that rely on classical concepts are a poor fit for quantum systems....
21:17, 05/16/2019

Rapper Pras plugs his album while proclaiming innocence in election fraud case Former Fugees rapper Prakazrel “Pras” Michel appeared in court on Thursday and told reporters he is innocent of criminal charges that he conspired to funnel foreign funds into Barack Obama's 2012 presidential re-election, while also plugging his upco...
21:17, 05/16/2019

LanzaTech aims to fuel jets and make consumer goods from recycled carbon pollution LanzaTech has proved it can transform greenhouse gas emissions into fuels and chemicals. Now the company is trying to bring its clean tech to the masses....
21:17, 05/16/2019

Study: Long-term stroke rate down 50 percent for older adults Over the long-term, strokes have dropped by 53 percent for adults older than age 55, and have declined by about 39 percent for people aged 35-55, according to new research....
21:17, 05/16/2019

Pot legalization increases car crashes, injuries, but little effect on hospitalization In Colorado, motor vehicle accidents went up by 10 percent, and alcohol abuse and overdoses that resulted in injury or death climbed by 5 percent, after marijuana was legalized in the state....
21:17, 05/16/2019

China Formally Arrests Detained Canadians on Spying Charges The country said it formally arrested Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor five months after the pair were first detained, advancing a case seen as retribution for Canada’s arrest of a senior Huawei executive....
21:17, 05/16/2019

North Korea Warns of Worst Drought in Decades, But Some Question Famine Fears North Korea is confronting its worst drought in nearly 40 years, its state media said, as international relief groups warn of a mounting food shortage. But some analysts suggest Pyongyang may be playing up the crisis to put pressure on sanctions....
21:17, 05/16/2019

7 fall shows to get excited about In a year that has fewer new fall shows coming to broadcast television than any year in recent memory, being designated a "highly anticipated show" is a little like winning a ten-person marathon: you're all top 10....
21:34, 05/16/2019

Japan's Takeda expects binding offers for Latam business by end of May -sources Japan's Takeda Pharmaceutical Co expects to receive binding offers for its Latin American business by the end of May, three sources with knowledge of the matter said....
21:34, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 1-Europe must maintain own course after U.S. blacklisting of Huawei - Germany German Chancellor Angela Merkel and the powerful BDI industry association distanced themselves on Thursday from the U.S. government's decision to put Chinese telecom equipment giant Huawei Technologies on a blacklist....
21:34, 05/16/2019

Jealous Massachusetts teen found guilty of killing, beheading classmate The Massachusetts teen accused of beheading and cutting off the hands of a classmate in a jealous rage was found guilty during his trial this week — and could spend the rest of his life behind bars, according to new reports. A Salem Superior Co...
21:34, 05/16/2019

Witness accuses doctor of branding Nxivm ‘sex slaves’ This is the doctor accused of branding Nxivm’s alleged sex slaves — and she’s a member of the cult’s twisted master-slave group, a witness said Thursday. Mark Vicente identified a picture of a bikini-clad Dr. Danielle Roberts for ju...
21:34, 05/16/2019

Suspected serial killer now charged in deaths of 12 women A home health aide accused of killing an 81-year-old woman is now suspected in the deaths of 11 other women by smothering them with a pillow before robbing them, court records show. Accused serial killer Billy Chemirmir, 46, was indicted Tuesday on f...
21:34, 05/16/2019

Russian bots rigged ‘The Voice’ spin-off so millionaire’s daughter won The 11-year-old daughter of a Russian millionaire was forced to give up the top prize in a “The Voice” spin-off show when it was revealed bots rigged the competition. Mikella Abramova — the daughter of former Eurovision contestant A...
21:34, 05/16/2019

How we make complex decisions When making a complex decision, we often break the problem down into a series of smaller decisions. For example, when deciding how to treat a patient, a doctor may go through a hierarchy of steps — choosing a diagnostic test, interpreting the results...
21:51, 05/16/2019

Howard Stern mocks Trump's physical attractiveness, recalls him 'bragging' about his prowess Radio host and author Howard Stern joked about Trump's appearance on Thursday, suggesting that he wasn't in a position to rate women by their physical attractiveness. ...
21:51, 05/16/2019

A mysterious ‘dense bullet’ blasted a giant hole in the Milky Way Due to its size (about a million times our sun’s mass), scientists aren’t quite sure; too big to be a star and there's no black hole nearby.        ...
21:51, 05/16/2019

Trump says he hopes U.S. not going to war with Iran U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he hoped the United States was not heading to war with Iran as he met with Switzerland President Ueli Maurer, whose nation has served as a diplomatic conduit between the two countries....
21:51, 05/16/2019

NC becomes first state to sue e-cigarette maker Juul over targeting teens North Carolina’s attorney general is asking a state judge to bar popular e-cigarette maker Juul Labs from selling to minors and force it to end slick marketing campaigns that appeal to them....
22:00, 05/16/2019

Andy Murray receives knighthood from Prince Charles Two-time Wimbledon champion Andy Murray received his knighthood from Prince Charles on Thursday, more than two years after he was awarded the honor by Queen Elizabeth II....
22:00, 05/16/2019

Mexican consulates to perform same-sex marriages Mexico's foreign affairs secretary has instructed the country's consulates throughout the world to allow all citizens, regardless of gender, to marry in their offices....
22:00, 05/16/2019

British police station mocked for tweeting photo of dangerous knife collection – that includes a spoon Amid the U.K crackdown to stem the burgeoning number of knife attacks, one police department found them the inadvertent subject of internet mockery this week after lauding their knife-seizing efforts on Twitter – for critics to quickly point out the ...
22:00, 05/16/2019

Vegas likes Warriors to win it all — with or without Kevin Durant Is there any doubt the Golden State Warriors can win the 2019 NBA championship even without Kevin Durant? Some media pundits expressed doom and gloom when Durant injured his calf in Game 5 of Golden State’s series with the Houston Rockets. Though Dur...
22:17, 05/16/2019

RNC draws $61.8 M for 2019-2020 cycle, posts record-breaking number for April As the number of 2020 Democratic candidates continued to grow, the Republican National Committee (RNC) posted another record-breaking fundraising haul of $15.9 million in April....
22:17, 05/16/2019

Indicted Georgia insurance commissioner suspends himself Georgia's insurance commissioner says he will voluntarily suspend himself from office two days after being indicted on federal charges of wire fraud, mail fraud and money laundering....
22:17, 05/16/2019

Oklahoma woman arrested for throwing billiard balls at boss after getting fired, report says A woman in Oklahoma who was fired for allegedly showing up to work intoxicated ended up getting arrested after reportedly assaulting her boss with billiard balls....
22:17, 05/16/2019

Total War: Three Kingdoms review – inside the soap opera of an empire PC; Creative Assembly/SegaThe battles are as gripping as ever but it’s the melodrama and petty politics that enlivens this first-rate strategy gameThis latest continent-sized strategy game from UK studio The Creative Assembly blends the hard graft of...
22:17, 05/16/2019

Explainer: Why Zimbabwe faces worst power cuts in three years Zimbabwe is experiencing its worst power cuts in three years, lasting up to 10 hours daily in some areas and threatening mining output in one of the world's biggest platinum and gold producers....
22:17, 05/16/2019

Artist Reimagines Pokémon Starters As Different Pokémon Types I’ve played through Pokémon Blue, Red, and Yellow dozens of times. Those games’ starters will always have a special place in my heart. But I’d love to still play with them while having the option to explore different elemental attacks. One artist’s r...
22:34, 05/16/2019

A New Diet Study Confirms Your Worst Suspicions About Ultra-Processed Foods A U.S. government-led trial may confirm the worst fears of anyone whose diet starts and ends in the frozen food aisle. It suggests that people who mostly eat ultra-processed foods will take in more calories and gain more weight than those who stick t...
22:34, 05/16/2019

Everything ThermoWorks Sells Is 15% Off, Which Never Happens When it comes to measuring the temperature of food, ThermoWorks is the be-all, end-all brand you can trust. And while we’re used to seeing individual ThermoWorks products on sale from time to time, today’s 15% off sitewide sale is extremely rare.Read...
22:34, 05/16/2019

Home DNA-Testing Kits Can Help Catch Killers, But Who Decides Where We Draw the Line? In recent years, police have increasingly used data from ancestry-testing companies to identify major crime suspects through the DNA of their family members. A new case, however, is reigniting the debate about when and where it’s appropriate to use t...
22:34, 05/16/2019

Chick-fil-A says it has ‘much higher calling’ amid charity backlash Chick-fil-A is taking the high road in response to a handful of liberal critics alleging the popular fast food restaurant is hostile to LGBTQ individuals. The executive director of the Chick-fil-A Foundation and Chick-fil-A’s vice president of ...
22:34, 05/16/2019

De Blasio’s office tweets, deletes quote by far-right author Ayn Rand It’s “The Fountainhead” meets The Dunderhead. On the very morning Mayor Bill de Blasio announced his presidential bid, his office tweeted a quote from the late conservative author and philosopher Ayn Rand — then promptly removed the posting. “’...
22:34, 05/16/2019

Tim Heidecker responds to Alabama abortion ban with charity single, "To The Men" This week, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signed a law that, in addition to banning most abortions in the state, makes performing one a felony punishable by up to 99 years. Though exceptions are made if the mother’s health is at risk, there are none for those...
22:51, 05/16/2019

Trump will not cut police aid to Central America, Barr says U.S. President Donald Trump will not cut aid to police forces in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, his attorney general said on Thursday, softening a previous order to cut foreign assistance to the so-called Northern Triangle nations....
23:00, 05/16/2019

Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson to stand as next UK Conservative leader Boris Johnson, the face of the campaign for Britain to leave the European Union, said on Thursday he will be standing as a candidate to replace Prime Minister Theresa May as Conservative leader....
23:00, 05/16/2019

Britain's cross-party Brexit talks due to end soon: BBC's Watt Brexit talks between Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives and the opposition Labour Party will soon draw to a close after the ruling party gave up on finding a compromise to break the Brexit impasse, a BBC reporter said on Thursday....
23:00, 05/16/2019

Amazon unveils improved Fire 7 and Fire 7 Kids Edition tablets, prices remains the same Amazon's Fire 7 tablet and Fire 7 Kids Edition have just become better with the latest release coming from the US company. New and improved version of the two popular Android tablets have been revealed today, and even though they feature enhanced spe...
23:34, 05/16/2019

Sony's Xperia XZ4 Compact isn't dead after all, but you still can't have it The Xperia Z1 Compact was announced back in early 2014 and kicked off a new lineup that’d eventually include smaller versions of many Sony flagships. These smartphones were never best-sellers but the company did always seem pleased with results, so i...
23:34, 05/16/2019

EU leaders: We won't follow Trump's Huawei ban Germany, France and the Netherlands have said they will not block Huawei from participating in the expansion of national 5G networks. The US fears that China could use Huawei equipment for spying....
23:34, 05/16/2019

Lost Your Passport? For Americans in Austria, Any McDonald’s Can Help Under a new partnership announced by the United States Embassy in Vienna, American citizens can go to any of the 194 fast-food restaurants to seek help....
23:34, 05/16/2019

Bucks take 1-0 lead into game 2 against the Raptors Toronto Raptors (58-24, second in the Eastern Conference during the regular season) vs. Milwaukee Bucks (60-22, first in the Eastern Conference during the regular season)...
23:34, 05/16/2019

‘Not a big deal’ NYPD Lt. texted after Eric Garner’s death An NYPD lieutenant assured an underling shortly after Eric Garner’s fatal arrest that the situation was “not a big deal,” it was revealed on the fourth day of Officer Daniel Pantaleo’s departmental trial, drawing gasps from Ga...
23:34, 05/16/2019

Cyclist killed by car after blowing red light A Brooklyn cyclist died days after be blew a red light and was hit by a driver over the weekend, police said Thursday. Kenichi Nakagawa, 22, was riding his bike south on Brooklyn Avenue near the corner of Dean Street in Crown Heights — just blo...
23:34, 05/16/2019

Baidu forecasts quarterly revenue below estimates, shares fall Chinese search engine operator Baidu Inc on Thursday reported lower-than-expected first-quarter earnings and forecast quarterly revenue below estimates, sending its shares down 8% in extended trading....
23:34, 05/16/2019

Khashoggi's fiancee attacks Trump for muted response to journalist's slaying The fiancée of murdered Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi appeared Thursday on Capitol Hill, where she criticized the United States’ response to the Saudi reporter’s slaying and questioned why more actions have not been taken against his kil...
23:34, 05/16/2019

U.S.-based equity funds post $12.27 billion outflows amid U.S.-China trade tensions Investors rattled by lingering trade tensions between the United States and China pulled $12.27 billion from U.S.-based equity funds in the week ended Wednesday, according to data released by......
23:51, 05/16/2019

In Defense of Riding Shotgun A handy piece of advice to remember during track days is that no one will remember you driving slowly, but they will remember if you crash....
23:51, 05/16/2019

Antibiotic therapy slows Alzheimer's disease in male mice A long-term antibiotic treatment limited the growth of amyloid plaques in the brain by decreasing inflammation in the gut microbiome of male mice, researchers report in a new study....
00:00, 05/17/2019

Ahead of execution, Tennessee killer Donnie Johnson says he was a 'monster' The state of Tennessee will execute death row inmate and convicted killer Donnie Johnson Thursday night, a day after he called himself a "monster" and asked for forgiveness....
00:00, 05/17/2019

Trump unveils new 'modern' immigration plan President Donald Trump unveiled his new immigration plan Thursday that would give preferential treatment to high-skilled, "totally brilliant" immigrants. It would also require immigrants to speak English and pass a civics exam prior to admission. (Ma...
00:00, 05/17/2019

North Carolina dad on teen driver in crash that killed his son: 'I'm just praying for her' "I don't even know the girl's name," the father, Scott Belue, said. "I'm just praying for her, and I love her."        ...
00:00, 05/17/2019

GenDyn tapped for 120mm tank ammunition for Iraq General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems has been awarded a $92.4 million contract to produce 120mm ammunition cartridges for Iraq's M1A1 Abrams tanks....
00:00, 05/17/2019

Dems plan slice-and-dice strategy to pressure McConnell House Democrats can’t get Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to hold a vote on their biggest legislative accomplishment.So they’re going to pass it all over again.House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) is eyeing a new strategy that would tak...
00:00, 05/17/2019

Death Row Convict Was 12-Years-Old When Crime Committed, Top Court Told A death row convict in jail for 24 years for killing seven people, including two kids, should not have been given death penalty as he was a 12-year-old at the time of the crime, according to a report......
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Supreme Court To Hear Plea Of Muslim Woman Against Divorce Notices The Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to hear a Muslim woman's plea challenging the two Talaq notices given by her husband and sought direction for registration of FIR against him....
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PM Modi Changed Currency Notes Like Tughlaq: Ghulam Nabi Azad Congress leader Gulam Nabi Azad today likened Prime Minister Narendra Modi's decisions to that of the controversial 14 century Delhi ruler Mohammad Bin Tughlaq....
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Prannoy Roy Analyses BJP-JDU Chemistry, Bihar Mahagathbandhan's Chances Will the ruling Janata Dal (United) manage to pull off a win this time as well? Or the Rashtriya Janata Dal with Tejashwi Yadav, the political heir of Lalu Yadav, manage to bag votes? Will the......
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Stepfather: Duke star Zion Williamson excited to play for Pelicans Zion Williamson's stepfather told the ESPN affiliate in Baton Rouge, La., the Duke star would be excited to play for the New Orleans Pelicans if they take him with the first pick in June's NBA draft....
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Watch: Tiger Woods makes his first birdie of 2019 PGA Championship after tepid start Tiger Woods got back on track with a birdie on No. 15 during the first round of the 2019 PGA Championship on Thursday at Bethpage Black Course in Old Bethpage, N.Y....
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'Especially relevant': Susan Meiselas wins 2019 Deutsche Börse photography prize From displaced Kurds to carnival strippers, documentarian praised for carving ‘a new form of socially engaged photography’ by getting close to long-term subjectsThe prestigious Deutsche Börse photography prize has been won by Susan Meiselas, an Ameri...
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|MTNNigerianeededjust16minutestoreversemarketfortunes After a lengthy ceremony of speeches, congratulations and rounds of applause delayed the start of trading for more than half an hour, it looked as though MTN Nigeria Communications may not trade at all with the market due to close for the day at 14:3...
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|WATCH:DriverlesselectrictruckhitsSwedishroads A driverless electric truck began daily freight deliveries on a public road in Sweden in what developer Einride and logistics customer DB Schenker described as a world first....
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Facebook Bans Israeli Firm Over Fake Political Activity Facebook removed hundreds of fake accounts, pages and groups linked to a commercial entity based in Israel, the social-media giant’s latest move to curb abusive content, including efforts to influence elections....
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Taboos fall away as far-right EU candidates breach red line Virulent language castigating immigration and Islam is creeping from extremist fringe groups on social media and the dark web into politics, gaining new visibility ahead of this month's European Parliament elections....
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Mets’ worst day of year features two injuries, one crushing strikeout WASHINGTON — That S.O.S. originating from the bottom of the Potomac around 4:20 p.m. on Thursday was the Mets, begging for rescue. Two bodies down, an ugly Zack Wheeler start and series loss to the Nationals translated into maybe the worst day of thi...
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‘Game of Thrones’ finale could cause millions of ‘sick days’ “The dragon burned down my town” is no excuse for playing hooky. The long-awaited conclusion to “Game of Thrones” Season 8 airs this Sunday on HBO, in a feature-length episode that could have a ripple effect on capitalism as w...
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Trump's financial report shows earnings and losses but misses tax return details As the president continues to refuse to release tax documents, this filing is a yearly requirement and showed mixed business resultsDonald Trump’s 2018 financial disclosure report was released on Thursday by the Office of Government Ethics, shedding ...
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Google's how-to videos explain Assistant's accessibility features As part of Global Accessibility Awareness Day, Google revealed a series of video tutorials meant to help people with disabilities set up and use their Assistant-enabled smart devices. The videos are available in a YouTube playlist, and so far they co...
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Apple's new TV app is a work in progress Apple's approach to digital video can best be described as slow and steady. While iTunes and the iPod effortlessly transformed the way we purchased and listened to music, it took the company years to figure out how to position the Apple TV. For ...
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Elton John touches down in Cannes for sparkling 'Rocketman' premiere Sporting a sequinned "EJ" rocket on his lapel, Elton John beamed his way down the Cannes red carpet on Thursday to see the premiere of his own biopic - "Rocketman"....
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ObjectiveEd is building a better digital curriculum for vision-impaired kids Children with vision impairments struggle to get a solid K-12 education for a lot of reasons — so the more tools their teachers have to impart basic skills and concepts, the better. ObjectiveEd is a startup that aims to empower teachers and kids with...
01:51, 05/17/2019

These firms promise high-tech ransomware solutions—but typically just pay hackers Enlarge / Cryptolocker was one of the ransomware pioneers, bringing together file encryption and bitcoin payment. (credit: Christiaan Colen / Flickr) This story was originally published by ProPublica. It appears here under a Creative Commons license...
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Former EPA head Scott Pruitt spent $124,000 on premium travel: report The Environmental Protection Agency’s internal watchdog on Thursday said it found former EPA head Scott Pruitt spent $124,000 in taxpayer dollars on premium travel and bodyguards during a 10-month period, according to a report released Thursday....
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Climate change climbs up U.S. voters' list of concerns NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Climate change is rising up the list of voter concerns in the United States with nearly 40% saying the issue will be crucial in how they cast their ballots in the 2020 presidential election, according to a poll...
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PUBG Mobile passes 100 million monthly active players, launches season 7 battle pass The new update comes with several improvements, as well as new weapons and skins. And the Royale Pass offers additional rewards for hardcore players.Read More...
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Fear and Anger Over Construction of International Airport For Machu Picchu Machu Picchu and the Sacred Valley in Peru is being put under threat of ‘irreparable damage’ as work to build an international airport to cater for ever increasing numbers of tourists begins. Land has been cleared in readiness for the construction wo...
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China's Huawei restricted from using U.S. suppliers The Trump administration on Thursday officially added China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd to a trade blacklist, immediately enacting restrictions that will make it extremely difficult for the telecom giant to do business with U.S. companies....
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Special Weather Statement issued May 16 at 8:06PM EDT by NWS Louisville KY At 805 PM EDT, radar indicated strong thunderstorms from 6 miles north of New Castle to near La Grange. Movement was southeast at 35 mph. 40 mph winds were measured with these storms in Oldham County. Winds in excess of 40 mph and half inch hail are ...
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The Latest: House Democrats OK bill boosting health care law WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on House health care legislation (all times local): 6 p.m. Democrats have pushed legislation through the House that would buttress the 2010 health care law and curb prescription drug prices. But the bill has no chance of ...
02:17, 05/17/2019

MediaNews offers to buy Reading Eagle out of bankruptcy READING, Pa. (AP) — A news media company with a history of taking over struggling newspapers and then cutting jobs has offered to buy the Reading Eagle out of bankruptcy. The Reading Eagle Co. said Thursday that it received two bids to buy its assets...
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The Latest: Judge orders parts of Mueller report unredacted WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn (all times local): 6:55 p.m. A federal judge has ordered portions of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report to be unredacted and made public in the crim...
02:17, 05/17/2019

Mid-major to millions: Ja Morant’s life is changing quickly CHICAGO (AP) — Here’s how much everything has changed for Ja Morant in the last 12 months: He’s gone from being considered the No. 3 option at Murray State to the possible No. 2 pick in the NBA draft. Put another way, he’s a player ...
02:17, 05/17/2019

US: Flynn described efforts to interfere with cooperation WASHINGTON (AP) — Former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn told the special counsel’s office that people connected to the Trump administration and Congress contacted him about his cooperation with the Russia investigation. Tha...
02:17, 05/17/2019

Uli Hoeness takes center stage at football discussion lacking diversity Bayern Munich President Uli Hoeness and Schalke's Clemens Tönnies were part of a panel at Bonn's academy for research and teaching talking about the role of football in Germany....
02:34, 05/17/2019

Trump immigration plan shows stark difference between GOP, Dems ahead of 2020 election, Matt Gaetz says President Trump's new immigration reform plan was wrongly criticized by Democrats, who in turn need to decide whether to be more serious about what's best for the American people and the nation's economy in that regard....
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What to know about EEG tests An electroencephalogram test, also called an EEG, is a test that measures electrical activity in the brain. Doctors use EEG tests to diagnose epilepsy and other brain-related conditions. Learn about the uses, procedure, and results of EEG tests here....
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Second-degree burn: Everything you need to know A second-degree burn is more severe than a first-degree burn. It affects the epidermis and dermis, or the outer and second layers of skin. In this article, learn more about second-degree burns, including symptoms and treatment....
02:34, 05/17/2019

AG Bill Barr tells Fox News public must know if officials 'put their thumb on the scale' in Russia probe In an exclusive interview with Fox News, Attorney General William Barr explained how he is trying to get to the bottom of whether or not “government officials abused their power and put their thumb on the scale” in the earliest days of the Russia pro...
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Stocks in Asia rise following overnight Dow bounce Shares in Asia were higher in Friday morning trade following overnight gains on Wall Street as investors stateside cheered strong earnings and economic data....
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Emmy-winning broker lists her own East Side home for $3M Emmy Award-winning TV producer and Douglas Elliman broker Penny Crone has listed her two-bedroom, 2½-bathroom home at 207 E. 57th St., whose past residents included Gayle King and chef Richard Sandoval. The 18th-floor Sutton Place unit is asking $2.9...
02:51, 05/17/2019

Recommitted Cardinals Star Patrick Peterson Hit With Six-Game PED Suspension Arizona Cardinals all-world cornerback Patrick Peterson has been suspended by the NFL for the first six games of the 2019-20 regular season, for violation of the league’s policy on performance enhancing substances. According to Mike Garafolo of NFL N...
02:51, 05/17/2019

Kaapo Kakko Looks Like A Beautiful, Unstoppable Monster The projected second pick in the upcoming NHL Draft has been nothing short of dazzling for his native Finland during the ongoing IIHF World Championships in Slovakia. Kaapo Kakko, the 18-year-old winger who broke the Finnish league’s record for most ...
02:51, 05/17/2019

Saved from obsolescence, Microsoft is now making Paint better Enlarge / A picture apparently constructed in Paint using the keyboard exclusively. (credit: Microsoft) The news for mspaint.exe aficionados is just getting better and better. Microsoft's original plan was to deprecate Paint and end its development...
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#MeToo founder slams Alabama lawmakers in wake of abortion law The founder of the #MeToo movement is speaking out against Alabama lawmakers after a near-total abortion ban was signed into law. Tarana Burke decried the controversial bill in an Instagram post, writing how she founded the movement in Selma, Alabama...
03:17, 05/17/2019

Trump says ‘I hope not’ about getting into war with Iran WASHINGTON – President Trump suggested Thursday that he wasn’t gunning for a military conflict with Iran. “I hope not,” the president responded when asked by a reporter outside the White House if the US was going to war with Iran. That answer e...
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Trump says a gay person running for president is ‘absolutely fine’ President Trump had some good-natured fun trying to pronounce democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg’s name — but proclaimed that he thought it was great that a gay married man was running for office. “I think it’s absolutely fine, I do. I ...
03:17, 05/17/2019

Chelsea Manning is headed back to the slammer It’s back to jail for Chelsea Manning. The Army intelligence officer-turned-leaker will return to the slammer after refusing to testify before a grand jury that is investigating WikiLeaks. She served two months in the Alexandria Detention Center in V...
03:17, 05/17/2019

Taylor Morrison CEO Sheryl Palmer at Capital Exchange Event: "I am bullish on building" Taylor Morrison CEO Sheryl Palmer joins incoming Freddie Mac CEO David Brickman, alongside CNBC's Diana Olick at the Capital Exchange, exploring the new realities of real estate. She is "bullish" because of demographics. "Now we have to learn ho...
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Amid Brexit turmoil, Theresa May promises June timetable for her exit as British prime minister British Prime Minister Theresa May fended off pressure Thursday from Conservative Party lawmakers demanding that she set a date for her resignation.        ...
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Maduro, Guaido envoys meet in Norway to work out Venezuela conflict The Venezuelan opposition has said President Nicolas Maduro used past negotiations to play for time and was not sincere about making concessions.        ...
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Brazil's Vale Sees Risk of New Dam Burst Brazil’s iron-ore giant Vale alerted local authorities another of its dams could burst soon, just months after the unexpected collapse of a similar structure owned by the company killed hundreds of people in the town of Brumadinho....
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3 steps to determine whether you've earned the right to invest You'll have to tidy up your finances before you can start investing, says Douglas A. Boneparth, president of Bone Fide Wealth in New York. Where to begin....
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Report: Durant 'not close' to returning Golden State Warriors star Kevin Durant is "not close" to recovering from his right calf strain, ESPN's Ramona Shelburne reported Thursday afternoon....
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Lions QB Matthew Stafford: Wife 'right where the doctors want her to be' after brain surgery Kelly Stafford's recovery from brain surgery is 'right where the doctors want,' Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford said.        ...
03:34, 05/17/2019

Where's Zion Williamson? Not in Chicago for NBA draft combine workouts He's the top name on the list of combine attendees, but ex-Duke star Zion Williamson won’t be participating.        ...
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LEADING OFF: Greinke exam, Turner tagged, CC faces Rays LEADING OFF: Greinke gets MRI after leaving early, Turner plunked 4 games in a row, Sabathia faces Rays after two testy outings        ...
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F-16 fighter jet crashes near March Air Reserve Base in California; pilot safely ejects There was no immediate word on the cause of the crash. Witnesses reported seeing the jet shutter and roll moments before it plummeted to the ground.        ...
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Fiancée of Jamal Khashoggi pleads for US help The Turkish fiancée of slain journalist Jamal Khashoggi is asking U.S. lawmakers to launch an investigation into his killing and bring those responsible to justice. (May 16)        ...
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Guatemalan boy dies at Texas hospital a month after crossing border A 2-year-old boy from Guatemala died at a hospital in El Paso, Texas, this week over a month after being apprehended by US immigration authorities as he crossed the border with his mother, the Guatemalan Consulate said Thursday....
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Jay Inslee calls out Joe Biden on combating climate change: 'We have to live in the real world here' Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on Thursday repeatedly called out Joe Biden for his approach on climate, suggesting that the former vice president is naive about working with Republicans on the issue....
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'Like taking candy from a baby': Pentagon accuses defense contractor of 'gouging our taxpayers' Congress took aim at a key defense contractor Wednesday for what the Pentagon's acquisition chief called "gouging our taxpayers" using "a disgraceful business model" designed to exploit the law....
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Why Renee Zellweger didn't discuss playing Judy Garland with Liza Minnelli Renee Zellweger plays Judy Garland, Liza Minnelli's beloved mother, in biopic 'Judy.' Minnelli has said she does "not approve" of the film "in any way."        ...
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'Rocketman' Taron Egerton is 'at peace' as R-rated Elton John film lifts off at Cannes Taron Egerton shows off his moves as Elton John in 'Rocketman,' which premieres Thursday at Cannes Film Festival in France.        ...
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Deontay Wilder’s talk of wanting to kill a man in the ring is ’regrettable,’ says WBC head The WBC heavyweight champion said of upcoming opponent and longtime rival Dominic Breazeale, "His life is on the line for this fight, and I do mean his life. I'm still trying to get me a body on my record."...
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Three British Crew Killed In Dubai Plane Crash: Report Three British people and a South African were killed Thursday in a plane crash close to Dubai airport, the United Arab Emirates' state news agency reported....
04:34, 05/17/2019

Oh, Polly! Fashion Brand Apologizes for ‘Segregating’ Plus-Size and Black and Brown Models Fashion brand Oh Polly is saying “So sorry” after it was forced to issue apologies when social media users pointed out its placement of plus-size and black and brown models on an Instagram account separate from that of its “main” line....
04:34, 05/17/2019

Okay, So Harriet Tubman Might End Up on the $20 Bill After All Remember when Harriet Tubman was supposed to replace Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill? If you don’t, I don’t blame you—since the Trump administration seemed to forget too. So here’s a quick refresher....
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The Biggest Party of the Year, Made Even Better—Essence Fest Just Booked Our Forever First Lady! What a time to be alive—and what a year to be at Essence Fest! The annual convention of black girl magic just announced a major coup: Essence’s December/January cover girl, Michelle Obama will be making her Essence Fest debut on July 6, 2019, at the ...
04:34, 05/17/2019

Happy Talk review – Susan Sarandon can't save Jesse Eisenberg's trite play The Pershing Square Signature Center, New YorkA reliably accomplished performance from the Oscar winner isn’t enough to add weight to an uneven tale with a thudding twistThere are a number of nagging questions that arise during Happy Talk, the latest...
04:51, 05/17/2019

With more than 1,100 dead, Congo’s Ebola outbreak is only getting worse. Now doctors are forced to go undercover. The World Health Organization has logged 119 attacks this year against doctors and health workers who are in the country to battle the second-deadliest Ebola outbreak in history....
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The Trailer: What to make of the campaign of former senator Mike Gravel In this edition: The 24th Democratic candidate for president, the mixed welcome reception for Steve Bullock and Bill de Blasio, and the abortion wars engulfing both parties....
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Wedding Gifts for the Happy Couple We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not E!. So......
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'Big Bang Theory' finale: How Barenaked Ladies reimagined that classic theme song 'The Big Bang Theory' referenced its history in a creative way in Thursday's series finale.        ...
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Retrial planned for Delaware man who broke thumb off $4.5M terracotta warrior statue Federal prosecutors said Thursday they plan to retry a Delaware man who admitted to breaking off a thumb of a $4.5 million ancient terra cotta warrior statue....
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Chelsea Manning Ordered Back to Jail for Refusal to Testify in WikiLeaks Inquiry Ms. Manning, a former Army intelligence analyst who sent secret documents to WikiLeaks in 2010, had refused once again to answer questions before a grand jury....
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A Day After Banning Abortions, Alabama Executes a Murderer The two actions on consecutive days highlighted the contradiction some on the right feel between opposing abortion on sanctity-of-life grounds and supporting the death penalty....
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Chelsea Manning jailed again as she refuses to testify before grand jury Former army private says she would ‘rather starve to death’ than cooperate in growing battle of willsChelsea Manning was again behind bars on Thursday night after she was jailed for a second time for contempt of court, having refused to cooperate wit...
05:34, 05/17/2019

Watford’s Étienne Capoue turns blind eye to Manchester City’s matches • Watford midfielder prefers to watch NBA games on TV• Capoue faces City in FA Cup final on SaturdayManchester City’s performances this season have been impressive enough to leave opponents daunted even before kick-off but Étienne Capoue, the Watford...
05:51, 05/17/2019

Pro-Maduro Activists Evicted From Venezuelan Embassy Police removed four activists from the Venezuelan embassy in Washington and arrested them, the latest skirmish over the diplomatic compound between the supporters of the country’s two competing leaders....
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PGA Championship: Tommy Fleetwood chasing Brooks Koepka again It wasn’t exactly shades of Shinnecock, but it sure was a beautiful round by Tommy Fleetwood nonetheless. The 28-year-old Englishman continued his New York success with a stellar 3-under 67 in the opening round of the PGA Championship at Bethpage Bla...
06:00, 05/17/2019

Nets expected to be contenders for Jimmy Butler Kevin Durant may be the Nets’ top target in free agency, but he’s not the only one. The feeling around the NBA is the Nets will have a very real chance to pry four-time All-Star Jimmy Butler away from Philadelphia. Finally having the cash and cachet ...
06:00, 05/17/2019

John Daly admits playing in cart is ‘very awkward’ At least John Daly is aware of how it looks out there. The lumbering 53-year-old was the first person to ride around in a cart at the PGA Championship, granted via the Americans with Disabilities Act due to a knee injury and osteoarthritis, and he ca...
06:00, 05/17/2019

Australia's former prime minister Bob Hawke dies at 89 Bob Hawke, a transformative and charismatic left-wing lawmaker with a "larrikin' streak who served as Australian prime minister from 1983 to 1991, died on Thursday aged 89, his family said....
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Stephen Curry and Warriors pour it on late to grab 2-0 lead OAKLAND, Calif. — Stephen Curry scored 37 points, and the Golden State Warriors rallied from a 15-point halftime deficit before holding off the Portland Trail Blazers for a 114-111 win Thursday night and a 2-0 lead in the Western Conference finals. C...
06:17, 05/17/2019

Court documents show efforts to influence Michael Flynn in Russia probe Michael Flynn told investigators from special counsel Robert Mueller’s office that people connected to the Trump administration and Congress tried to influence his cooperation with the Russia probe, according to a court filing made public Thursday. T...
06:34, 05/17/2019

Trump’s Immigration Plan Won’t Pass Congress. But It Could Be the Future of the GOP When Donald Trump kicked off his presidential campaign at Trump Tower in 2015, he memorably said that Mexico was “not sending their best” people and declared that immigrants were bringing drugs, crime and rape to America. Nearly four year...
06:51, 05/17/2019

Cops nab sicko accused of sexually abusing patient at Bronx hospital Police busted the man accused of sexually abusing an unconscious patient inside Lincoln Medical Center in the Bronx, authorities announced Thursday. Robert Marcucci, 62, turned himself in to cops Wednesday evening, after police circulated his photogr...
06:51, 05/17/2019

Over 650,000 Game of Thrones fans sign petition to remake Season 8 Game of Thrones Season 8 has been… controversial. The final season for one of the most popular shows on the planet is its worst rated season on IMDb by a considerable margin. At the time of writing, episodes 3, 4, and 5, are the three worst rated epi...
07:00, 05/17/2019

Microsoft announces cloud gaming partnership with Sony Microsoft and Sony, makers of the eternally-competing Xbox and PlayStation consoles, respectively, today announced they were partnering up to find “joint development of future cloud solutions in Microsoft Azure to support their respective game and co...
07:00, 05/17/2019

Women share their abortion stories in rebuke of Alabama 'ban' Women are sharing their stories of having an abortion on social media in response to the state of Alabama voting to enforce a near-total ban on the procedure....
07:00, 05/17/2019

Brooks Koepka not only PGA contender who’s getting stronger Danny Lee knew he had to get stronger and longer if he was going to be able to compete on the PGA Tour. So he spent the past year and a half lifting weights and working on his technique, hoping to gain the extra yardage that would allow him to compet...
07:17, 05/17/2019

Bipartisan bill aims to give families of Beirut bombing victims $1.68B in Iranian funds Republicans and Democrats in both houses of Congress have drafted bills to give the families of the 241 Americans killed in the 1983 Beirut bombing access to $1.68 billion of Iranian funds being held by a Luxembourg-based firm....
07:17, 05/17/2019

Global private equity firms to bid for Hitachi's chemical unit: sources Global private equity firms Bain Capital, Carlyle Group and KKR & Co are among potential bidders for Japanese conglomerate Hitachi Ltd's chemical unit, three people familiar with the situation told Reuters....
07:17, 05/17/2019

Japan Finance Minister Aso says Huawei ban could affect Japanese firms A U.S. bid to block China's Huawei Technologies from buying vital American technology could affect Japanese companies and weigh on economic growth, Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Friday....
07:17, 05/17/2019

Delta, United poised for most new slots at Tokyo's Haneda airport Delta Air Lines and United Airlines are poised to win the most new daytime slots at Tokyo's Haneda International Airport in time for the 2020 Summer Olympics, according to a U.S. Department of Transportation statement on Thursday....
07:17, 05/17/2019

The US government just delivered its biggest blow yet to Huawei It’s no secret that the US government isn’t fond of Huawei, currently the second largest smartphone maker on the planet. The US has often criticized Huawei for its alleged ties with the Chinese government, and citing security concerns, it...
07:34, 05/17/2019

Warriors rally from 15 down at halftime, hold off Blazers The Golden State Warriors rallied from a 15-point halftime deficit before holding off Portland on the final possession for a 114-111 win Thursday night and a 2-0 lead in the Western Conference finals....
07:51, 05/17/2019

The best Xbox One S prices, bundles and sales in Australia (May 2019) With the unveiling of the Xbox One X, the Xbox One S has seen some impressive price drops and bundle deals with Microsoft going all out to pump up the pressure on its rivals. It was already often the cheapest console of the current generation, but wi...
08:00, 05/17/2019

Bruins vs Hurricanes NHL live stream: how to watch the 2019 Eastern Conference Finals online The 2019 NHL Playoffs are reaching the business end of things and we’re at the point where the Eastern Conference Finals are decided to see who will play for the 2019 Stanley Cup. You can follow our guide to getting a Bruins vs Hurricanes NHL ...
08:00, 05/17/2019

What The Fuck Are The Orioles Even Trying To Do Here? The Orioles are putting MLB on notice with a new standard of uselessness never before seen at this level of the sport. The latest example came on Thursday against Cleveland when they put together one of the worst plays in baseball history. Everythin...
08:17, 05/17/2019

Warriors survive Blazers to take 2-0 series lead OAKLAND, Calif. - Outgunned by the underdog Portland Trail Blazers for 47 minutes and without their two most productive big men, the Golden State Warriors employed an unusual strategy when things got desperate Thursday night....
08:17, 05/17/2019

U.S. citizen arrested during protests in Nicaragua killed in prison shooting The Nicaraguan government said on Thursday a man arrested in May last year during months of anti-government protests was killed in a shooting at the prison near Managua where he was being held....
08:17, 05/17/2019

PGA Championship: Many of golf’s biggest names lurking after first round The PGA Championship prides itself on being the best field in golf, and it doesn’t seems like those with pedigree are going to let Brooks Koepka run away with it. With the defending PGA champ getting into the clubhouse early with a scalding 7-under 6...
09:00, 05/17/2019

Israel Folau sacked after panel rules in favour of Rugby Australia Social media post proves the end for Wallabies starPlayer’s four-year, $4m contract terminatedIsrael Folau sacked – live updatesIsrael Folau’s rugby career appears over after an independent panel backed Rugby Australia’s intention to rip up his four-...
09:00, 05/17/2019

Courts weigh Trump's plan to tap Pentagon for border wall President Donald Trump is moving fast to spend billions of dollars to build a wall on the Mexican border with money secured under his declaration of a national emergency, but he first must get past the courts....
09:17, 05/17/2019

GOP braces for fight as Roy Moore weighs AL Senate re-run Conservative lightning rod Roy Moore of Alabama, narrow loser of a turbulent special election for Senate in 2017, is considering a fresh run next year....
09:17, 05/17/2019

Trump playing down threat of war with Iran President Donald Trump says he hopes the U.S. is not on a path to war with Iran amid fears that his two most hawkish advisers could be angling for such a conflict with the Islamic Republic....
09:17, 05/17/2019

NASCAR fans get the racing they deserve A typical criticism of NASCAR racing is that it's just a bunch of people “driving in circles for two hours.” It’s a critique borne out of ignorance as much as it is a dislike of the sport. The reality is, operating a 3,400-pound race car at speeds ov...
09:17, 05/17/2019

BuzzFeed was right to point out the radicalization of child YouTubers After the Parkland shooting, the Left had David Hogg and the Right had Kyle Kashuv: two youngsters to promote their respective worldviews on the Second Amendment....
09:17, 05/17/2019

Cardi B has a message for moms: 'Stop leaving your kids with ya boyfriends! PERIOD.' A few people on social media connected her message with the Maleah Davis case where a 4-year-old went missing.        ...
09:17, 05/17/2019

Mother, Daughter Charged For Killing Woman, Cutting Child From Her Womb The last time anyone saw Marlen Ochoa-Lopez, she was nine months pregnant. The 19-year-old left her alternative high school on the lower west side of Chicago at around 3 p.m. on April 23, driving away......
09:34, 05/17/2019

A Majority of Nissan's New Board Will Be Independent Directors Nissan Motor said it would nominate an 11-member board with seven independent directors, seeking to add outside oversight after governance problems that the company blamed on former Chairman Carlos Ghosn....
09:34, 05/17/2019

First results from New Horizons’ time in the Kuiper Belt Enlarge / When Ultima met Thule. A view of the two-lobed body, showing the bright neck and the large Maryland crater. (credit: NASA/Johns Hopkins University APL/Southwest Research Institute.) For many at the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory...
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Boris Johnson wants to be UK PM Boris Johnson, the former UK Foreign Secretary and an ardent critic of Theresa May's Brexit strategy, has confirmed he will run for leadership of the Conservative Party when the beleaguered Prime Minister announces her departure....
09:51, 05/17/2019

Goldman Sachs makes biggest acquisition in 20 years Goldman Sachs just made its first M&A splash of the David Solomon era, scooping up United Capital in a bid to beef up its wealth-management business....
09:51, 05/17/2019

Here's Drake's Response to Claims He Underwent Plastic Surgery to Get a 6-Pack Drake's physique is all natural... and he's not afraid to make it known. The 32-year-old rapper was most definitely feeling himself on Thursday evening when he took to Instagram......
09:51, 05/17/2019

Asus ZenFone 6 vs OnePlus 7 Pro vs OnePlus 7 Asus ZenFone 6 vs OnePlus 7 Pro vs OnePlus 7: All the three phones run on Android Pie, are powered by the Snapdragon 855 processor, and pack a 48-megapixel sensor....
09:51, 05/17/2019

Tesla's Autopilot Engaged in Fatal Florida Crash, Finds NTSB Tesla's "Autopilot" system was engaged by a driver who was killed in a March crash in Florida, according to an initial accident report released Thursday....
09:51, 05/17/2019

Facebook Tweaks News Feed to Prioritise Friends, Relevant Links Facebook is tweaking its News Feed to help its over 2.3 billion users see friends they want to hear from most and links which are most worthwhile right higher up on its platform....
09:51, 05/17/2019

Netflix Announces Talk Show Special With Shah Rukh Khan, David Letterman Netflix has confirmed that Shah Rukh Khan and David Letterman sat down for a taped chat on Thursday in New York, which would be "presented as a stand-alone special" and not part of My Next Guest......
09:51, 05/17/2019

IT Firm Sues US Government for Denying H-1B Visa to Indian Professional Xterra Solutions alleged in its lawsuit that the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) improperly denied H-1B visa to Praharsh Chandra Sai Venkata Anisetty....
09:51, 05/17/2019

Brexit disarray returns: talks about to fail as May's premiership fades Britain's tumultuous divorce from the European Union was again in disarray on Friday as last-ditch cross-party talks teetered on the brink of failure in the twilight of Prime Minister Theresa May's premiership....
09:51, 05/17/2019

Charlton have everything in place for Premier League return, says Lee Bowyer The protests have been put on hold at Charlton. Negativity towards unpopular owner Roland Duchatelet has, for now, been replaced by hope at The Valley as Lee Bowyer has given fans something to celebrate after years of turmoil....
09:51, 05/17/2019

Why bother playing games, when you can just read them instead? Every Friday, several A.V. Club staffers kick off our weekly open thread for the discussion of gaming plans and recent gaming glories, but of course, the real action is down in the comments, where we invite you to answer our eternal question: What Ar...
10:00, 05/17/2019

In sad news, Stan Lee never got to see Endgame Marvel’s made some of the highest grossing movies of all time, but none of it would’ve been possible if not for Stan Lee, whose characters form the spine of the sprawling universe. Lee died last year, but he’s still made a cameo in every single MCU m...
10:00, 05/17/2019

Orthodox Jewish communities face antisemitism over measles outbreak Incidents such as a bus driver allegedly refusing to stop for a Hassidic man occur as New York City has nearly 500 measles casesOrthodox Jewish communities in Brooklyn grappling with a measles outbreak say they are now dealing with a second scourge: ...
10:17, 05/17/2019

Goodbye to Gomorrah: the end of Italy's most notorious housing estate Famous as the setting for the hit film and TV series Gomorrah, the towers of Le Vele became synonymous with poverty and organised crime – until residents took charge“When I think of my life in Le Vele, my skin crawls with rage,” says Omero Benfenati....
10:17, 05/17/2019

'The Big Bang Theory' hits the road before coming home in its series finale Amy and Sheldon achieved their Nobel dream in the series finale of 'The Big Bang Theory,' which wrapped up its 12-season run on CBS on May 16.        ...
10:51, 05/17/2019

North Carolina Politician Abruptly Resigns, Saying He's Been Subjected to Homophobic Bullying Jerry Windle, a former town council member of Morrisville, NC, abruptly resigned his position this week, saying he had been the victim of intense, homophobic bullying over the past several years....
11:00, 05/17/2019

TPD hosts active shooter preparedness course for public TUCSON – With active shooter situations popping up around the country, The Tucson Police Department wants to make sure the public is prepared. On Thursday, May 16, they held an active shooter preparedness course. The course teaches members with...
11:00, 05/17/2019

Temporary I.D. cards now available online PHOENX – Arizona motorists who have had their Driver License suspended are now able to order a temporary six-month identification card online. People can order this I.D. card on line at www.ServiceArizona.com. Until now, this service required p...
11:00, 05/17/2019

Temporary IDs can now be ordered online TUCSON- Arizona motorists who have had their driver license suspended may now order a six-month temporary ID online. A customer with a suspended Arizona driver license can get a six-month temporary ID online at ServiceArizona.com under the following ...
11:00, 05/17/2019

Man accused of sexually assaulting 3 children found dead after HAZMAT situation TUCSON – A man arrested in 2017 for sexually assaulting three children died Wednesday by suicide according to Pima County Sheriff’s Department. Matthew Cartwright/ Pima County Sheriff’s Department Back in 2012, PCSD responded to a r...
11:00, 05/17/2019

Thieves mug 90-year-old man inside Harlem building A pair of thieves robbed a 90-year-old man of his wallet and cash in his Harlem apartment building, police said Thursday. The suspects approached the senior citizen in the elevator of the building near East 124th Street and Madison Avenue at about 5 ...
11:51, 05/17/2019

Military Shooter Mod Introduces Civilian Deaths And Cover-Ups ArmA 3 is a shooter that prides itself on its authenticity and attention to detail, but as far as the official experience goes that usually only extends to the Xs and Os of the battlefield itself. A new mod called Guilt & Remembrance is looking t...
12:00, 05/17/2019

Division 2 Players Beat Game’s First Raid In Five Grueling Hours It took a significant chunk of the day for any of the eight-player groups streaming The Division 2’s new Operation Dark hours raid on Twitch to finally clear it. The POG clan, led by Division streamer and YouTuber Marcostyle, managed to knock off the...
12:00, 05/17/2019

How liberal was Joe Biden? “I was always labeled as one of the most liberal members of the United States Congress. If it makes you progressive to mean that you are for Medicare for All or it makes it progressive, t......
12:17, 05/17/2019

Asus’ new Zenfone 6 has a flip-up camera and a 5,000mAh battery We’ve seen some whacky implementations from phone makers to overcome the notch: pop-up camera, pizza shaped-camera, and even a rotating camera. Now, Asus has added another method to the list by placing a flip-up camera into their latest flagship, the...
12:34, 05/17/2019

'Big Bang Theory' finale: Jim Parsons and other stars explain it all Spoiler alert: 'The Big Bang Theory' stars and producers elaborate on the big reveals and character turns from the series finale.        ...
12:34, 05/17/2019

IM Pei: an audacious daredevil who built the impossible From his provocative Louvre pyramid to his inverted wedge for Dallas, the Chinese-American architect was too modern for his time – but his angular marvels look perfect nowSo bold were IM Pei’s designs, they were often regarded as wilfully controversi...
12:34, 05/17/2019

Pierre Kompany's long road from DRC camp to Belgium's first black mayor Man City captain’s father is ex-student protester who fell foul of country’s 70s dictatorshipVincent Kompany’s life is the stuff of little boys’ and girls’ dreams. Scorer of a dazzling goal of the season, captain of Manchester City’s all-conquering P...
12:34, 05/17/2019

Why Chicago Fire plan to pay $60m to move back to an NFL stadium Twenty years on from the opening of the first soccer-specific stadium, should the Fire’s possible move back to an NFL venue prompt MLS to face some home truths?It was the alliterative mantra designed to put Major League Soccer on the road to prosperi...
12:34, 05/17/2019

Exclusive: U.N. says Somali militants using home-made explosives to step up attacks Somali Islamist insurgents are making their own explosives, according to a confidential U.N. report seen by Reuters, as they mount more frequent and deadly attacks....
12:51, 05/17/2019

Factbox: Who is hoping to be Britain's next prime minister? Prime Minister Theresa May has said she will step down before the next phase of Brexit negotiations and, although she has not put a date on her departure, senior members of her Conservative Party are jostling to replace her....
12:51, 05/17/2019

'Zero chance' of a Brexit deal with PM May's government: Labour source says British Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit talks with the opposition Labour Party will not succeed because her government is on the verge of collapsing and so there could be a new leader within weeks, a Labour source said....
12:51, 05/17/2019

Orban says he discussed missiles and natural gas with Trump Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Friday said he had discussed the purchase of mid-range air defense missiles at a meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday....
12:51, 05/17/2019

Practical steps needed to save Iran nuclear deal, Foreign Minister Zarif The remaining signatories of Iran's nuclear deal should act to save the accord as "supportive statements" are not enough, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told Iranian state media before leaving Japan on his way to China....
12:51, 05/17/2019

Mom Bod: 3 ways moms can embrace their postpartum beauty Bryttany Hyde of Woodstock, Georgia, encourages moms to celebrate their bodies by turning the camera on themselves once in a while.        ...
13:00, 05/17/2019

Starbucks' China challenger Luckin raises $561 million in U.S. IPO Luckin Coffee Inc, the Chinese challenger to Starbucks Corp, on Thursday priced its U.S. initial public offering at the top end of its targeted range and sold more shares than planned in the biggest U.S. float by a Chinese firm this year....
13:00, 05/17/2019

Boeing completes 737 MAX software update, working on pilot training plan Boeing Co said on Thursday it had completed a software update for its 737 MAX jets, which have been grounded worldwide since March after they were involved in two fatal crashes....
13:00, 05/17/2019

The OnePlus 7 Pro gets on clear heels, see the front camera springs in action OnePlus already demonstrated the endurance of its new 7 Pro flagship's pop-up front camera mechanism with an epic 12-hour video of it pushing up and retracting, as well as with a cement block tied to the erect selfie snapper, and the spring-loading g...
13:00, 05/17/2019

Update to Gboard makes it more visually appealing Google is pushing out an update to the Gboard virtual keyboard app for Android users. This includes support for Emoji 12.0, but only for those whose phones are running on Android Q. Some of the new emoji available includes an Otter, a service dog, a ...
13:00, 05/17/2019

With a true 5G phone now available, Verizon's next-gen network hits a milestone Back in March, AT&T's real mobile 5G network (not the 5G Evolution service which is really LTE-Advanced) was the first in the U.S. to hit a download data speed of 1Gbps. Roughly six weeks later, the network hit a fresh peak with a download data speed...
13:00, 05/17/2019

Lower growth in one key U.S. metric could hurt Apple's most profitable unit As iPhone sales turn sluggish, Apple is counting more and more on the installed base of iPhones for revenue growth. To make this transition from hardware sales to work, Apple has aggressively expanded its Services unit by adding Apple News+, Apple TV...
13:00, 05/17/2019

Iran's top general tells Iraqi militias to prep for 'proxy war' amid US-Iran tensions A top Iranian general has told Iran-backed militias in Iraq to “prepare for proxy war” in the wake of heightened tensions between Iran and the U.S., which accused the militias of moving missiles toward American forces....
13:00, 05/17/2019

Iran's top diplomat presses efforts to save nuclear deal Iran's foreign minister is pressing ahead with intense diplomatic efforts to salvage Tehran's nuclear deal with world powers at the center of a crisis unfolding between Iran and the U.S. Mohammad Javad Zarif chastised the international community, say...
13:00, 05/17/2019

Officials: Airstrike kills 17 policemen in south Afghanistan Afghan officials say an airstrike killed 17 policemen by mistake during a battle with the Taliban just outside the provincial capital of Lashkar Gah in the country's southern Helmand province....
13:00, 05/17/2019

Man arrested for stealing 730 avocados from ranch A California man was arrested Tuesday after he allegedly stole hundreds of dollars worth of avocados from a ranch, according to officials. Christian Lara Medrano, 37, was caught on surveillance video Sunday taking part in the alleged heist, the San L...
13:17, 05/17/2019

Japan's Banks Are About to Get Even Feebler Japan’s banks are the weak link in its economic framework. If the government goes ahead with its tax increase, the problems will only get worse—and there is nothing the BOJ can do about it....
13:51, 05/17/2019

Acacia Mining says Tanzanian mine to be issued environmental protection order Acacia Mining Plc said on Friday its North Mara Gold Mine would be issued an environmental protection order (EPO) relating to alleged historical breaches of environmental regulations in Tanzania....
14:00, 05/17/2019

Hearings begin to halt dolphin hunting in notorious Japan village Court hearings began to stop dolphin hunting in a Japanese village on Friday, with plaintiffs saying the grisly annual hunts, made famous in an Oscar-winning documentary, violate animal protection laws due to their "extreme cruelty"....
14:00, 05/17/2019

7 Best East Indian Foods: Regional Recipes From West Bengal, Odisha, Bihar, Assam And More East Indian Foods: Find here the best of East Indian Foods that you can try at home. From dalma, litti chokha, fish curries to momos and thukpa, we've got it all with key ingredients and a step by......
14:00, 05/17/2019

College Scholarships Hit With Big Tax Increases in New Tax Law Higher education officials are calling on Congress to fix a provision in the sweeping tax overhaul of 2017 that has resulted in unintended tax bill increases....
14:17, 05/17/2019

Croatia’s WWII divisions in the open as Merkel visits Croatia’s divisions over its World War II legacy will be out in the open when German Chancellor Angela Merkel visits the country to drum up support for moderate, conservative candidates in the upcoming elections to the European Parliament....
14:17, 05/17/2019

Big City: Where are the Statues of L.G.B.T.Q. Pioneers? Here Are 11 Worthy New Yorkers Virtually nonexistent among the city’s monuments, L.G.B.T.Q. men and women have made outsize contributions to New York’s identity. It is long past time they were put on a pedestal....
14:17, 05/17/2019

UEFA works on better Europa deals for Arsenal, Chelsea fans UEFA says it's working "to help find cheaper solutions" for Arsenal and Chelsea fans going to the Europa League final in Azerbaijan        ...
14:34, 05/17/2019

How Booming Population Is Challenging Africa The world’s developed economies are facing a decline in fertility so pronounced that some will see their populations -- and economies -- shrink in years ahead. Sub-Saharan Africa faces the opposite situation: Its population has more than doubled in t...
14:51, 05/17/2019

Reef wipeout: surfers fight China-linked mega resort in Fiji Jona Ratu and his friends wanted to build an eco-lodge in their corner of paradise – then the diggers arrived‘That’s where the dream ends’: Jona, Navrin and Woody on the fight to save their land – podcastIt was one of the most surreal days of Jona Ra...
14:51, 05/17/2019

How to counter far-right extremism? Germany shows the way | Cynthia Miller-Idriss Teachers are better able to identify radicalisation than most, yet in the UK they are too often ignoredDozens of heads of state, policymakers and leaders of technology companies gathered in Paris this week to discuss social media’s impact on global t...
14:51, 05/17/2019

From The Archers to HBO: how Sally Wainwright conquered TV She was fired by Emmerdale, injected some much-needed grit into Coronation Street and struck gold with Last Tango in Halifax and Happy Valley. Now Sally Wainwright is going international. By Rebecca NicholsonOne morning last summer, in the grounds of...
14:51, 05/17/2019

Anna Jones’ aubergine recipes | The modern cook Find new flavours to boost aubergine – with lime- and pistachio-coated wedges or in a curry tangy with tamarindAubergine doesn’t get much attention in my kitchen; my husband, John, doesn’t like it (though I think this is because he has eaten so many ...
14:51, 05/17/2019

Stephen Shore's Los Angeles – in pictures Photo London has named Stephen Shore as its master of photography for 2019. New work will be shown at Somerset House alongside this classic series Los Angeles, which features 60 photographs taken in one day in 1969 Continue reading......
14:51, 05/17/2019

Navy SEAL gets prison time for role in Green Beret’s hazing death A Navy SEAL pleaded guilty to his role in the 2017 strangulation death of an Army Green Beret in Mali during a hazing attempt gone horribly wrong — and will spend a year in military prison, according to a new report. Chief Petty Officer Adam Ma...
14:51, 05/17/2019

Trump: Border Patrol catching record numbers of ‘bad hombres’ A day after announcing a new immigration plan, President Trump declared that Border Patrol is rounding up “record numbers” of “bad ‘hombres’” who will be registered and eventually kicked out of the US. “The Democrats now realize that there is a Natio...
14:51, 05/17/2019

South Korea allows businesspeople to visit North factory park SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea has decided to allow its businesspeople to visit their factories at an industrial park in North Korea that was shut down by Seoul’s previous conservative government in 2016 following a North Korean nuclear test....
14:51, 05/17/2019

Accountant for 'ugly models' agency fleeced firm out of more than £21,000, court hears An accountant for an alternative modelling agency fleeced the firm out of more than £21,000 by forging her boss's signature in a bid to clear her debts, a court heard....
14:51, 05/17/2019

2 Afghans convicted over death of German man Two Afghan teenagers have been convicted over a dispute with a German man who then died of a heart attack, an incident that was followed last year by protests involving far-right groups...
14:51, 05/17/2019

Garmin's latest GPS is designed for off-road explorers With GPS now a basic cell phone feature, and more vehicles rolling off the production lines with built-in satnav systems, the role of standalone satellite-navigation devices is diminishing. Why have an extra bit of kit in your car that needs addition...
14:51, 05/17/2019

Grumpy Cat, whose scowl launched a million memes, dies age 7 Grumpy Cat, an internet celebrity for her permanent frown, died "in the arms of her mommy, Tabatha" this week, leaving behind countless online jokes about how we all feel at our worst moments, her family said on Friday. She was 7....
15:00, 05/17/2019

| WATCH: Taiwan votes to legalise same-sex marriage Taiwan’s legislature voted on Friday to legalise same-sex marriage, a first in Asia and a boost for LGBT rights activists who had championed the cause for two decades....
15:00, 05/17/2019

New York sex cult trial continues with daughter of a former leader The daughter of a former leader of an alleged New York sex cult is set to testify on Friday at the trial of its founder, who is accused of forcing women into sex, urging them to starve themselves and having some branded with his initials....
15:00, 05/17/2019

Italy's Matteo Salvini wants hefty fines for migrant rescue vessels Italian far-right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini's latest crackdown on rescue vessels in the Mediterranean Sea includes draconian sanctions for every migrant taken on board. Michele Bertelli reports from Rome....
15:34, 05/17/2019

Brexit: UK Labour Party breaks off talks with Theresa May Britain's opposition Labour Party says talks with Prime Minister Theresa May on the Brexit stalemate have reached the limit. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said the government was too unstable for any deal to be secured....
15:34, 05/17/2019

Colonia Dignidad sect victims to receive compensation Germany says it will pay people mistreated in the Colonia Dignidad settlement in Chile up to €10,000 in compensation. The colony, founded by emigrant Germans, was the site of sexual abuse and torture over decades....
15:34, 05/17/2019

How The Big Bang Theory Cast Weathered Off-screen Romance and Salary Disputes to Form Their Tight Bond Making the rounds at January's Golden Globe awards, Kaley Cuoco had no qualms sharing her true feelings about the end of The Big Bang Theory's 12-season run. "I don't......
15:34, 05/17/2019

In Loving Memory of Grumpy Cat: The Internet's Most Famous Feline Dead at Age 7 "Some days," began the tweet, "are grumpier than others." And today is one of those days. Grumpy Cat, the Internet's most famous feline, has passed away at age 7, her......
15:34, 05/17/2019

Facebook’s A.I. Whiz Now Faces the Task of Cleaning It Up. Sometimes That Brings Him to Tears. Facebook has heralded artificial intelligence as a solution to its toxic content problems. Mike Schroepfer, its chief technology officer, says it won’t solve everything....
15:51, 05/17/2019

Pinterest shares tumble as profit seen elusive Pinterest Inc's shares slumped as much as 17% on Friday after the online scrapbook company's disappointing annual forecast shook investors' faith in its ability to turn in a profit soon....
15:51, 05/17/2019

England prop Mako Vunipola in World Cup fitness race after being ruled out for three months Mako Vunipola is facing a race to be fit for the World Cup after Saracens confirmed he requires surgery and will be out for a minimum of three months with the torn hamstring he suffered in Saturday's Champions Cup Final....
16:00, 05/17/2019

No, koalas are not 'functionally extinct', but they are in trouble A conservation group has claimed that koalas are "functionally extinct". That isn't true, but many populations are falling sharply due to habitat loss and global warming...
16:17, 05/17/2019

Alyssa Milano calls for tweets insulting Alabama lawmakers to 'go viral' over recently passed abortion bill Actress and activist Alyssa Milano boosted the signal of a Twitter thread that called out 13 Alabama lawmakers that helped pass the recent controversial bill that bans most abortions in the state....
16:34, 05/17/2019

Jodie Foster's mother and former manager Brandy dead at 90 Evelyn "Brandy" Foster, who managed her daughter Jodie's career from her child-prodigy years through two Academy Awards, has died, her family said Thursday....
16:34, 05/17/2019

Elizabeth Warren announces plan to protect abortion rights – live Massachusetts senator and 2020 candidate unveiled plan after Alabama’s near-total abortion ban passed Tuesday nightSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 3.24pm BST Courts remain the main avenue for pro-choice groups to challenge anti-...
16:34, 05/17/2019

Risk to Turkey’s Economy Deepens With New Istanbul Election President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s government is spending billions to prop up the currency amid new economic turmoil. The question is how long it can last....
16:34, 05/17/2019

Watch: Trail Blazers' Seth Curry steals ball from Warriors' Stephen Curry Portland Trail Blazers guard Seth Curry one-upped his brother and Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry in the second quarter of Game 2 on Thursday night....
16:51, 05/17/2019

DNA Testing Was Meant to Help Esmé. It Created Turmoil. Genetic testing provides patients and doctors a wealth of new information. But the medical world is making rapid advances in understanding what the data means, and that’s whipsawing diagnoses and treatment....
17:00, 05/17/2019

Your Money Adviser: Interest Rates on New Federal Student Loans Will Dip Slightly The rates, which will take effect on July 1, won’t make a big difference in monthly payments. But given the cost of college, one expert says, “this is a bit of good news.”...
17:00, 05/17/2019

A boxing champion says he wants to kill a man in the ring: 'This is a gladiator’s sport’ The WBC heavyweight champion said of upcoming opponent and longtime rival Dominic Breazeale, "His life is on the line for this fight, and I do mean his life. I'm still trying to get me a body on my record."...
17:00, 05/17/2019

Deontay Wilder planning to kill opponent isn’t cool: boxing boss Boxing star Deontay Wilder’s comments about his upcoming bout with Dominic Breazeale were “against the spirit of our sport,” WBC president Mauricio Sulaiman said on social media Thursday. Wilder, whose WBC heavyweight title fight against Breazeale on...
17:17, 05/17/2019

After Godse Row, Congress Switches To Mahatma Gandhi Photo On Twitter The Congress changed its Twitter profile photo to that of Mahatma Gandhi to attack the BJP in the Nathuram Godse comment row exacerbated by Pragya Singh Thakur...
17:17, 05/17/2019

"Will Return With Full Majority": PM Modi Tells Journalists - Top Quotes Prime Minister Narendra Modi, attending a press conference with BJP president Amit Shah, talked about elections, his last five years as prime minister and his experience while campaigning for the......
17:17, 05/17/2019

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's First Ever Press Conference: Highlights Prime Minister Narendra Modi today appeared in his first ever press conference. BJP chief Amit Shah was also present. "Our democracy is a vibrant one, full of goodness," PM Modi said....
17:17, 05/17/2019

Grumpy Cat has died, and the internet isn’t taking it well Celebrities come in all shapes, sizes, and, as the internet has taught us, species. Tardar Sauce, better known by her nickname “Grumpy Cat,” was one of the most popular felines on the web and, it would seem, in the world. In a sad post Fr...
17:34, 05/17/2019

Germany's women: 'We don't have balls, but we know how to use them' Ahead of the World Cup in France, Germany's women's national team have hit back against stereotypes with a powerful campaign. The hard-hitting video has received widespread praise for its message of female empowerment....
17:34, 05/17/2019

Woman dies of mystery illness days after striking teen then driving away The Staten Island woman accused of striking a 14-year-old pedestrian in Brooklyn and then driving away died last week from what friends described as a brain disorder that caused the bizarre, Alzheimer’s-like behavior, according to a report. Jul...
17:51, 05/17/2019

Slack fixes bug that could have let hackers intercept downloads Slack has fixed a bug that could have allowed hackers to intercept and redirect downloads in the Windows desktop version of the messaging app. However, it seems no Slack users were affected before the service fixed the vulnerability....
17:51, 05/17/2019

Epic Mega Sale loses two pre-order titles on day one Yesterday, Epic launched a "mega sale," offering games at up to 75 percent off and additional $10 credits for purchases over $14.99. It looked like Epic was preparing to go head-to-head with the Steam Sale, which is scheduled to arrive at the end of....
17:51, 05/17/2019

HP Enterprise is acquiring supercomputing giant Cray Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) has a shiny new toy. The information technology firm announced today that is spending $1.3 billion to acquire supercomputer manufacturer Cray. HPE, which is a business-facing spin-off of the Hewlett Packard company, w...
17:51, 05/17/2019

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

Latest Target of Russian Vote Meddling: A Children’s Singing Contest A Russian broadcaster canceled the result of “The Voice Kids” after an investigation revealed that fan voting had been subject to “massive” manipulation....
18:00, 05/17/2019

Ex-Texas Tech forward Khavon Moore transferring to Clemson CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Former Texas Tech forward Khavon Moore says he’s headed to Clemson to play basketball with the Tigers. The 6-foot-7 freshman from Macon, Georgia, posted a picture of himself in a Tigers uniform on Twitter with “Commit...
18:17, 05/17/2019

‘Winds of War’ author Herman Wouk has died at 103, according to his agent NEW YORK (AP) — ‘Winds of War’ author Herman Wouk has died at 103, according to his agent....
18:17, 05/17/2019

Austrian leader: EU needs new treaty to enforce its rules BERLIN (AP) — Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz says the European Union needs a new treaty that would ensure punishment for countries that break its rules. Kurz made his call in an op-ed Friday for Germany’s daily Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitun...
18:17, 05/17/2019

‘Beetlejuice’ stars reveal the backstage secrets on Broadway NEW YORK (AP) — One recent afternoon at the Winter Garden Theatre, two stars of the musical “Beetlejuice” played tour guide and revealed a few backstage secrets — some grosser than others. Sitting on the stage, Sophia Anne Caruso pointed ...
18:17, 05/17/2019

California kids having slumber party fight off nude intruder CLOVIS, Calif. (AP) — Police say two girls having a slumber party fought off a naked man who broke into the home through a window and sexually assaulted them last weekend. Police Chief Matt Basgall in the Fresno suburb of Clovis said the 10-year-old ...
18:17, 05/17/2019

Lexington Mayor Plans First Neighborhood Summit LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– Next month, Mayor Linda Gorton will hold her first Mayor’s Neighborhood Summit to engage community members on issues affecting their neighborhoods. It is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. to noon on June 1 at the Lexington Senior...
18:17, 05/17/2019

Turkey: 14 get life over 2016 bombings near Istanbul stadium ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s state-run news agency says a court has sentenced 14 people to life imprisonment without parole over two bombings near an Istanbul soccer stadium in 2016 that killed 47 people. Anadolu Agency said the court in Ista...
18:17, 05/17/2019

Ferguson activist turned lawmaker resigns from Legislature ST. LOUIS (AP) — Bruce Franks Jr., a Ferguson activist who became a prominent urban voice in Missouri’s largely conservative Legislature, is giving up his House seat, in part due to mental health struggles. Franks was first elected in 2016, two...
18:17, 05/17/2019