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A new, grittier Spy Museum lets DC visitors explore waterboarding and enhanced interrogation

The newly redesigned International Spy Museum offers visitors a look at the thrilling world of espionage, complete with Cold War-era gadgets and James Bond exhibits. But ...

A new, grittier Spy Museum lets DC visitors explore waterboarding and enhanced interrogation

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Museum lets visitors virtually experience D-Day A French-developed tablet called the HistoPad is giving museumgoers in Ohio the opportunity to travel back in time and experience the milestone D-Day World War II invasion 75 years later. (May 13)        ...
15:00, 05/14/2019

Architects of post-9/11 CIA interrogation program to testify Two former CIA contractors who designed the harsh interrogation program used after the Sept. 11 attacks are being summoned to testify before the military tribunal at the Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, detention center....
03:51, 05/21/2019

Architects of Post-9/11 CIA Interrogation Program to Testify Before a Military Tribunal (WASHINGTON) — Two former CIA contractors who designed the harsh interrogation program used after the Sept. 11 attacks are being summoned to testify before the military tribunal at the U.S. base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Psychologists James Mitc...
11:00, 05/21/2019

Marines to field enhanced handheld targeting system later this year The U.S. Marine Corps plans later this year to integrate new technologies into the existing Common Laser Range Finder-Integrated Capability handheld GPS targeting system....
18:17, 04/28/2019

GCC countries begin enhanced maritime security patrols: U.S. Fifth Fleet Countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) began "enhanced security patrols" in the international waters of the Arabian Gulf area on Saturday, the U.S. Navy's Bahrain-based Fifth Fleet said on Sunday....
20:51, 05/19/2019

The Latest: Serial killer has no visitors before execution STARKE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on Execution-Serial Killer (all times local): 4:45 p.m. Prison officials say no one visited a serial killer facing execution for a murder spree that claimed the lives of 10 women in Florida in 1984. Barring a last-minut...
23:00, 05/23/2019

The "Juicy" Territory This Is Us Will Explore in Season 4 Expect This Is Us season four--and the other two seasons after it--to get into some "juicy" territory. "I'm curious and I think this is going to be a storyline next year:......
23:51, 05/14/2019

Bolton v Brentford scrapped by EFL, visitors awarded 1-0 win – live! Bolton to face EFL disciplinary proceedingsLiverpool’s Naby Keïta out for rest of seasonPremier League: 10 things to look out for this weekendAnd feel free to email Ed here. Tweet @ed_aarons 3.23pm BST Some good news for Fulham as Tom Cairney signs...
16:34, 05/03/2019

Memory center takes visitors through 4 decades of Afghan war An Afghan rights group has launched a "memory center" that seeks to salvage, protect and share memories and stories of civilian victims of the country's four decades of wars....
08:34, 04/30/2019

Blame it on Bieber: Iceland canyon too popular with visitors FJADRÁRGLJÚFUR, Iceland (AP) — With one magical video, Justin Bieber has made a pristine Icelandic canyon famous around the world. And that’s the problem. Icelandic environmental officials have had to close off the Fjadrárgljúfur canyon to prot...
14:34, 05/19/2019

Sea dragon exhibit dazzles visitors at California aquarium LA JOLLA, California (AP) — A Southern California aquarium has built what is believed to be one of the world’s largest habitats for sea dragons, the lesser-known cousin of the seahorse. The Birch Aquarium at the Scripps Institution of Oceanogra...
11:34, 05/22/2019

Popular hiking spot The Wave may be opened to more visitors One of the most exclusive and dramatic hiking spots in the southwestern United States could see bigger crowds under a new proposal unveiled.        ...
17:34, 05/09/2019

Newsbook: 3 Novels Explore the Abortion Debate How would life in the United States change for women if terminating a pregnancy was outlawed? A recent novel imagines the outcome, and two others delve into the issue....
03:17, 05/16/2019

'I wanted to explore my own pleasure' – how I rebooted my sex life At 35, I realised I had no idea what I really wanted in bed – or how to ask for it. So I went on a sex odyssey, one orgasm at a timeMy story, like all the greats, starts with a disappointing wank. I was on one of the big free porn sites and I saw som...
14:34, 05/18/2019

Ceferin to AP: UEFA will explore CL revamp despite attacks UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin countered "negative energy" from critics of a radical Champions League overhaul that could lock in places by defending the need to be "constantly thinking about improving" the competition     ...
19:51, 05/11/2019

Frank Lloyd Wright home in Rockford to get visitors’ center ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — There are plans to open a visitors’ center in Rockford, Illinois, for the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Laurent House , which opened as a museum four years ago. The Rockford Register Star reports the Laurent House Foundation...
15:17, 05/09/2019

Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge Got Some Famous Visitors This Weekend Some of us, when we want to entertain friends, clean up our apartment, make some food, and hope they like board games. If you’re in charge of a massive entertainment conglomerate, it’s a little different.Read more......
21:34, 05/12/2019

NASA Brings Moon and More to Visitors at COSI Science Festival NASA will host a range of activities and demonstrations, including a virtual reality chair and Oculus Go trip to the Moon, at the COSI Science Festival Wednesday, May 1, through Saturday, May 4, in Columbus, Ohio....
22:34, 04/29/2019

Saatchi Gallery covers up artworks after Muslim visitors' complaints Paintings by SKU deemed blasphemous for combining Islamic text with nude imagesA leading contemporary art gallery covered up works featuring an Islamic declaration of faith after complaints from Muslim visitors who said the artworks were blasphemous....
08:34, 05/06/2019

Instagram expands its Explore tab with Stories, IGTV, and Shopping Instagram is increasingly placing more of its eggs in its Stories, Shopping, and IGTV baskets, with the photography and videography-centric social media platform now bringing these features to an even broader audience.The Explore tab of Instagram &#x...
08:00, 05/17/2019

Instagram's revamped Explore section includes Stories Stories are an increasingly important part of Instagram, and the social network wants to be sure you see more of them. It just unveiled a revamped Explore tab that will feature personalized Stories recommendations. You won't have to track down...
01:17, 05/17/2019

Instagram Expands Explore Tab With Stories, Shuts Down Direct App Instagram is putting an end to Direct, its standalone camera-first messaging app. The app is also doubling down on Stories with revamped Explore section....
01:51, 05/18/2019

Dardenne brothers explore radicalization and redemption in Cannes Cannes regulars the Dardenne brothers said on Tuesday they were driven to explore the sensitive subject of radicalization in their latest film after a wave of attacks in recent years, including those by Islamist militants....
23:00, 05/21/2019

CBOE Launches Enhanced Cboe.Com Website CHICAGO, IL -- December 3, 2014 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) today announced it has released its newly enhanced CBOE.com website, featuring easier navigation and search capabilities, updated and revised educational content, and a r...
11:34, 05/02/2019

Back on Earth, China's Mars simulation base greets first visitors About 100 excited Chinese teenagers completed a five-hour tour of a space colony against a desolate backdrop not unlike the desert planet of Tatooine, the home world of Luke Skywalker....
19:17, 04/28/2019

Nonfiction: How Was Polynesia Populated? Two New Books Explore the Pacific’s Mysteries Christina Thompson’s “Sea People” tells the story of the people of Polynesia and their “discovery,” while Peter Moore’s “Endeavour” looks at the ship that made that encounter possible....
14:51, 05/14/2019

Cambridge University agrees to explore fossil fuel divestment plan Ex-archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams welcomes plans for fully costed proposals The former archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams has welcomed an “urgent change” by Cambridge University, after it agreed to provide fully costed plans setting out...
14:00, 05/07/2019

Tata Steel to explore all options for European unit after ThyssenKrupp JV falls apart India's Tata Steel Ltd said on Friday it will explore all options for its European steel business after its proposed joint venture with German steel giant ThyssenKrupp AG failed to secure regulatory approval....
14:34, 05/10/2019

Buzz Aldrin calls for human 'migration' to Mars: ‘We explore, or we expire’ Buzz Aldrin argued that the U.S. should be working towards “the great migration of humankind to Mars,” as a matter of the “ultimate survival” of humanity, in an op-ed for The Washington Post....
05:34, 05/03/2019

Global Payments, Total System explore potential deal - Bloomberg Global Payments Inc has held preliminary tie-up talks with Total System Services Inc, Bloomberg reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter....
07:00, 05/24/2019

New York City Jail Guards Indicted for Conducting Illegal Strip Searches on Women Visitors Six female corrections officers were arrested and arraigned in New York State Supreme Court following allegations they performed illegal strip searches on women attempting to visit their loved ones in a Manhattan jail....
19:51, 05/07/2019

‘Goku Day’ is a good reminder that Dragon Ball games should explore the hero’s dumber side OPINION: Few characters have appeared in as many games as Goku. The spiky-haired warrior, known for his bulging biceps and for screaming “Ka-me-ha-me-ha!” whenever he unleashes his fireball attack, is one of gaming’s most well-known...
05:00, 05/10/2019

CBOE Vest Launches CBOE Vest S&P 500 Enhanced Growth Strategy Fund (ENGIX) McLean, Virginia, January 11, 2017 — CBOE Vest, an investment manager focused on Target Outcome Investment strategies, today announced it has launched the CBOE Vest S&P 500 Enhanced Growth Strategy Fund (ENGIX). The fund is designed to track the CBOE...
03:34, 05/02/2019

Twitter lets you add GIFs to retweets As of today, Twitter users can include GIFs in their retweets. Users can also include up to four photos or a video. The update is rolling out on iOS, Android and mobile.twitter.com, and accounts like @GameOfThrones and @NASA are already putting it to...
02:34, 05/07/2019

Instagram lets you buy what Kim Kardashian wears right from the app With over 1 billion monthly active users, Instagram sees a major opportunity to disrupt online shopping. And, over the past year or so, the company has been working hard to make shopping a cornerstone feature of its app. Just last month, it started a...
22:17, 04/30/2019

QB Rosen lets out frustrations over Cardinals deal Now that Josh Rosen has made his move for a fresh start with the Miami Dolphins, the 22-year-old quarterback who experienced a disappointing rookie season with the Arizona Cardinals is ready to start talking. Well, more like trash talking....
09:17, 05/15/2019

GOAT lets you preview sneakers in AR before they launch Today, the secondary sneaker seller GOAT released an augmented reality feature that will let users see pre-release sneakers in AR. This isn't the first time a company has let users view sneakers in AR, but GOAT users will be able to preview the ...
02:17, 05/09/2019

Uber now lets premium riders opt out of conversations with drivers Uber is rolling out a bunch of new features for Uber Black premium riders, including the ability to request "quiet time" and help with luggage.Read More...
04:17, 05/15/2019

Watch: This "Crazy Rat Lady" Lets Critters Crawl All Over Her At London's upmarket Hampstead, Veronica Diaz lives with her seven rats, a cat and a hamster. The self-proclaimed "crazy rat lady" reveals that the much-maligned rodents are allowed to cuddle with......
11:34, 05/23/2019

Github lets you donate to your favorite developers and apps GitHub announced today that it is opening up the beta of GitHub Sponsors, a new feature that will let users financially support their favorite developers and open source applications. The digital tip jar will operate similarly to Patreon, with donors...
06:00, 05/24/2019

This tool lets you check if a website is blocked in China China‘s Great Firewall just got higher as Wikipedia has been added to Beijing’s no-no list. The government hasn’t explained why it’s blocking the free online encyclopedia, but frankly it’s not surprising. Shutting down a platform that has endless inf...
01:34, 05/15/2019

FCC says carriers failed Florida after hurricane—but lets them off the hook Enlarge / FCC Chairman Ajit Pai speaking at a press conference on October 1, 2018, in Washington, DC. (credit: Getty Images | Mark Wilson ) The Federal Communications Commission isn't punishing carriers for their horrible response to Hurricane Mich...
23:00, 05/10/2019

Apple lets loose first-ever MacBook Pro with an 8-core processor Apple's 15-inch MacBook Pro now officially supports Intel's latest 9th-generation Core processors (CPUs) – specifically, one of its 8-core Intel Core i9 parts at the highest end of its 15-inch configuration. The 8-core MBP is real.Th...
21:34, 05/21/2019

Dreams: The PS4 game that lets you design and share your own reality Dreams, a groundbreaking new Playstation 4 game, lets everyone build their own exciting worlds by playing at being a developer - only without all that coding...
15:00, 05/18/2019

Local pro’s ‘big sacrifice’ lets him live PGA Championship dream The mission was accomplished by Rob Labritz this week. No, he didn’t win the PGA Championship at Bethpage Black. But he played. And he played well enough to make the cut and play all four days. It was a memory he’ll have for a lifetime. Right before ...
07:51, 05/20/2019

Sonic Movie Costume Lets Your Kid's Face Be The Redesign While there’s already been a pledge to change Sonic’s design for the upcoming movie, that move has come too late for merch that’s already hitting store shelves, like this kid’s costume/walking meme template....
04:17, 05/06/2019

The Statue of Liberty has a new museum The Statue of Liberty Museum in New York opens to the public on Thursday, May 16. Find out what you can see at the museum that's five years in the making....
03:00, 05/15/2019

Masahiro Tanaka exits, lets out scream in another Yankees mishap The already thin Yankees rotation could be in for some more pain. Masahiro Tanaka left Saturday’s game against the Tampa Bay Rays during the sixth inning after taking a hot shot off his right leg. Tanaka had thrown just 88 pitches to that point...
23:17, 05/18/2019

Judge lets alleged Ponzi schemer out of jail after one night An accused Ponzi schemer who allegedly lunged at a federal prosecutor was released after spending just one night behind bars, according to new court papers. Brooklyn federal Judge Brian Cogan revoked Mark Nordlicht’s $5 million bail and tossed ...
03:00, 05/09/2019

Facebook Marketplace lets sellers ship items across the continental US Facebook will soon let Marketplace sellers ship items anywhere in the continental US, while you'll be able to pay for purchases directly through the platform. As such, sellers who are happy to ship their goods will be able to cater to customers ...
22:17, 04/30/2019

Trump administration lets religious doctors opt out of abortion referrals The Trump administration on Thursday added protections for medical workers so they won't be forced to provide or refer to abortion, sterilization, or medically assisted suicide if doing so violates their faith....
04:51, 05/03/2019

Antony Gormley’s virtual reality adventure lets you ski on the moon Best known for his figures celebrating the human form, Antony Gormley’s latest endeavour is an epic virtual reality project letting you fly through space...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Audm Lets You Listen to Long-form Journalism Instead of Reading it iOS: I love podcasts. I love them in my car; I love them when I’m working out. I’ll even put on a podcast when I’m in the shower—mainly to help me get through my way-too-large queue....
18:17, 05/14/2019

Jennifer Lopez lets her kids ask her anything, talks becoming a mom in adorable video The singer and actress let her 11-year-old twins Emme and Max ask her anything—and what ensued was nothing short of adorable.        ...
15:51, 04/30/2019

MIT CSAIL’s AI system lets wearers control robots with their biceps Researchers at MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) describe a system that lets wearers control robots with arm muscles.Read More...
21:17, 05/22/2019

The app that lets you play Steam games on your iPhone is finally available to download Remember the Steam Link app that let you play Steam games on iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV? Apple yanked it from the App Store about a year ago, citing “business conflicts.” The app allowed you to purchase games directly from Steam, bypassin...
18:51, 05/16/2019

Zion Williamson lets Pelicans exhale thanks to ‘excited’ stepdad Put the conspiracy theories away. Zion Williamson’s stepfather, Lee Anderson, told the “Off The Bench” podcast that the presumptive No. 1 pick has no plans to return to Duke, despite not hiring an agent yet. The far-fetched idea gai...
17:17, 05/16/2019

Enigmatic Beluga whale lets people pet it in Artic Norway A beluga whale found in Arctic Norway with a tight harness that is believed to have links to a military facility in Russia is so tame that residents can pet the mammal on its nose....
15:17, 04/30/2019

New Statue of Liberty Museum set to open A new museum opening at the Statue of Liberty is giving visitors another opportunity to explore its history and impact on the world. (May 13)        ...
19:51, 05/14/2019

AfD in hot water with US museum over campaign billboard The Berlin chapter of the far-right party recently unveiled a billboard featuring a painting owned by the museum to rail against Muslim immigrants. The Clark Art Institute has called for AfD to stop using the image....
18:17, 05/01/2019

Paris Is Getting a New Museum. Here’s a Sneak Peek. François Pinault, one of France’s richest men, is investing nearly $170 million in the Bourse de Commerce. Works from his own collection are set to go on display starting in 2020....
02:51, 04/29/2019

Vintage Las Vegas: The Neon Museum The Neon Museum in downtown Las Vegas is a must-visit for a break from gambling and shows. Day and night tours are offered.        ...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Real spies, not 007, displayed at new spy museum The new and improved International Spy Museum that opens Sunday in Washington is where the stories of real-life and modern-day espionage take center stage at the 140,000 square feet, $162 million, nonprofit museum. (May 7)     &#...
01:17, 05/08/2019

Twitch App Lets Viewers Mess With People Playing Mario, Metroid, And More The idea underlying Twitch extension Crowd Control is not wholly new. Since the dawn of time, people have messed with each others’ games for laughs. In the beginning, there was Lucy pulling the football away from Charlie Brown. These days, there are ...
04:34, 05/15/2019

DuckTales lets Fenton define himself outside of Gizmoduck–and Mark Beaks outside of hashtags The newest “new” character in the DuckTales universe is one Gandra Dee. Voiced by The Good Places’s Jameela Jamil, Dee is a punk rebel scientist who scoffs at white suit types who sell out their brilliance for the needs and whims of billionaires. She...
22:51, 05/16/2019

U.S. Supreme Court lets App Store antitrust suit proceed against Apple The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday gave the go-ahead for a lawsuit by consumers accusing Apple Inc of monopolizing the market for iPhone software applications and forcing them to overpay, rejecting the company's bid to escape claims that its practices ...
18:51, 05/13/2019

Racing Game’s Free Update Lets You Swap Wheels With Hoverjets Grip: Combat Racing is a high-speed futuristic racing game featuring vehicles with gigantic tires, capable of driving right side up or upside down on twisting, topsy-turvy tracks. It’s like Wipeout, only with wheels. Or it was. This week’s free “Airb...
22:00, 05/10/2019

Press Conference That Wasn't? PM Modi Lets Amit Shah Do The Talking Prime Minister Narendra Modi, attending his first press conference in five years on Friday, didn't take a single question. He passed on the one question addressed to him to BJP president Amit Shah,......
17:17, 05/17/2019

Like to nap? Mattress Firm's summer Snoozetern internship lets you sleep on the job Mattress Firm has an unusual summer internship, a Snoozetern position, in which you test mattresses and beds, and perhaps grab some Zs.        ...
16:00, 04/30/2019

Unique genetic adaptation lets deep-sea fish see color in the darkness While people and other vertebrates are color blind in dim light, some deep-sea fish may possess keen color vision to thrive in the near total darkness of their extreme environment thanks to a unique genetic adaptation, scientists said on Thursday....
07:51, 05/10/2019

4 the Weekend: Astronomy Night at the Desert Museum MUSIC  90’s House Party Saturday 8 p.m. AVA Amptheater This 90’s inspired concert will take places at AVA Amphitheater Saturday. Artists include Vanilla Ice and Coolio. Tickets start at $25. SPORTS Sugar Skulls v Arizona Rattlers Saturd...
17:00, 05/23/2019

Germany's new Bauhaus museum set for interactive opening The new Bauhaus museum opens its doors to the public for the first time in the east German city of Weimar on Saturday after three years of construction, giving admirers of the world-famous "form follows function" aesthetic a new place of pilgrimage....
21:51, 04/28/2019

Humble home becomes museum and shrine to Evita Marking the 100th anniversary of Evita's birth, the home where Argentina's mythical former first lady was born and raised was opened to the public with an exhibition recounting her childhood....
20:00, 05/08/2019

Qatar's 'desert rose' museum opens at last Qatar on Thursday will open the doors to one of its most lavish cultural projects yet, a sweeping national museum designed by French architect Jean Nouvel that lays out the tiny Gulf state's origin story and gas-powered rise to riches....
21:51, 04/28/2019

Ingenious Gadgets, Complex Challenges At All-New Spy Museum Relocated in a gleaming new steel and glass building double the size of its former premises, the Spy Museum in Washington still amazes and charms with the tales and gadgets of the undercover world......
07:51, 05/09/2019

A view to a kill: Washington's Spy Museum – in pictures Largest collection of international espionage artefacts ever placed on public display illuminate the work of famous spies and their pivotal actions, as well as help bring to life the tradecraft of the women and men behind some of the most secretive m...
11:00, 05/09/2019

Met Museum: No more money from family connected to OxyContin NEW YORK (AP) — The Metropolitan Museum of Art says it will stop taking money gifts from members of the Sackler family connected to the pharmaceutical company that makes OxyContin. The museum announced the policy change on Wednesday. The Sackler fami...
02:34, 05/16/2019

LA museum's sci-fi car exhibit includes HoloLens tours There's a chance you've seen a movie car or two if you've visited a convention, but the Petersen Automotive Museum's offering should be more... elaborate. It's opening a "Hollywood Dream Machines" exhibit that will showcase ...
00:34, 05/04/2019

Cheap Now TV offer for Game of Thrones lets you watch all 73 episodes without a pricy contract There's still time to take advantage of this absolutely vital Now TV offer that's the best deal in town for watching Game of Thrones. We're almost half way through the new season with episode three set to air in the small hours of Mond...
00:34, 04/29/2019

Ajit Pai’s robocall plan lets carriers charge for new call-blocking tools Enlarge (credit: ullstein bild | Getty Images) Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai is calling on carriers to block robocalls by default without waiting for consumers to opt in to call-blocking services. But he hasn't proposed makin...
02:51, 05/16/2019

Transparent case mod lets you watch the OnePlus 7 Pro’s crazy motorized selfie cam in action Earlier this week, OnePlus unveiled one of the most anticipated smartphones of 2019. The OnePlus 7 Pro is primed to be one of the highlights of the year, due to both its stellar price and its stunning design. While Apple is sticking with the notch on...
00:51, 05/18/2019

In setback for Apple, U.S. Supreme Court lets App Store antitrust suit proceed A divided U.S. Supreme Court on Monday gave the go-ahead to an antitrust lawsuit accusing Apple Inc of forcing consumers to overpay for iPhone software applications, a decision that could lead to billions of dollars in damages and put at risk the com...
23:34, 05/13/2019

In Setback for Apple, US Apex Court Lets App Store Antitrust Suit Proceed A divided US Supreme Court on Monday gave the go-ahead to an antitrust lawsuit accusing Apple Inc of forcing consumers to overpay for iPhone software applications....
10:34, 05/14/2019

Tampa Bay Buccaneers' Jameis Winston lets trick shot golfer use his head as tee Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston was involved in an odd stunt at a celebrity golf tournament hosted by NFL legend Derrick Brooks earlier this week....
15:34, 05/09/2019

Museum apologizes to minority students told: ‘No watermelon’ BOSTON (AP) — Boston’s venerable Museum of Fine Arts has apologized to a group of minority middle school students who say they were subjected to racism by staff and some other patrons during a field trip. Museum officials in a letter posted on ...
16:51, 05/23/2019

Evita Museum opens new exhibition focused on toy giveaways Long before politicians started using social media to influence public opinion, the Eva Perón Foundation sought to touch voters on a personal level: handing out free toys to four million children....
17:34, 05/11/2019

Cambridge’s Museum of Zoology: Bobby the whale and Attenborough Bobby the fin whale presides over the reopening of Cambridge University’s zoology museum – with David Attenborough putting the final specimen in place...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Crime Trackers: New details released on stolen art from UA Museum of Art TUCSON – A priceless piece of art that was stolen from the University of Arizona Museum of Art has been found after being lost for more than 30 years. Willem De Kooning’s Woman Ochre went missing in 1985 and was returned in 2017. However,...
12:17, 05/03/2019

Kurt Vonnegut museum raises $1.5M for new Indianapolis home INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Kurt Vonnegut Museum and Library in Indianapolis has reached its goal of raising $1.5 million to acquire and begin renovations on a building to serve as its permanent home. The museum announced Wednesday that it met a deadline...
16:00, 05/16/2019

Brussels Jewish Museum attacker transferred to France The French leader of the 2014 attack at the Jewish Museum in Brussels has been transferred to France in relation to the hostage taking of French journalists in Syria....
13:00, 05/17/2019

Children’s Museum Executive Director announces resignation Courtesy: Children’s Museum TUCSON – Children’s Museum Executive Director announced his resignations after 10 years with the museum on Friday. Michael J. Luria will be leaving the Museum this summer and take a position at the University of Ariz...
20:17, 05/17/2019

4 the Weekend: Desert Museum hosts Party for the Planet ARTS George Lopez Casino Del Sol Saturday 8 – 11 p.m. Comedian George Lopez will be in Tucson Saturday. The show is at Casino Del Sol’s AVA Ampitheater. MUSIC Lord Huron  Rilato Theatre Saturday  8 p.m. Indie band ‘Lord Huron̵...
19:51, 05/09/2019

Museum apologizes to minority students told: 'No watermelon' Boston's venerable Museum of Fine Arts has apologized to a group of minority middle school students who say they were subjected to racism by staff and some other patrons during a field trip....
19:00, 05/23/2019

Viral: This Museum Dedicated To Poop Is Surprisingly Adorable Who would have thought that a museum dedicated to poop would be described as "adorable" or "Instagram-worthy"? The Unko Museum in Japan is going viral online for exactly that - being adorable....
18:51, 04/28/2019

Italian museum looks to unlock da Vinci hair mystery An Italian museum says it plans to carry out DNA tests on a lock of hair it believes might have belonged to the Renaissance artist Leonardo da Vinci, who died 500 years ago this month....
18:00, 05/06/2019

The lost Louvre of Uzbekistan: the museum that hid art banned by Stalin This museum in a bleak outpost has one of the world’s greatest collections of avant-garde art, rescued from Stalin’s clutches by an electrician. But now it needs a rescue of its ownI am sitting at a huge table at the Ministry of Culture in Tashkent, ...
22:34, 05/21/2019

New Trump WH policy lets deputies detain immigrants on behalf of ICE, subverting 'sanctuary' laws A new Trump administration policy will allow local deputies to detain immigrants on behalf of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), even if sanctuary policies are written to prevent it. ...
04:51, 05/08/2019

Dynamic Wallpaper Club lets users enjoy macOS Mojave’s forgotten feature Apple introduced Dynamic Desktops in 2018's macOS Mojave updates, but only included two samples. Now a group of developers is helping users make their own.Read More...
16:51, 05/10/2019

New Feature Lets Uber Black Car Riders Tell Their Filthy Pleb Drivers to Shut the Fuck Up Uber has announced a new feature that will allow some riders to properly express their disgust for their filthy, lower class drivers—all with the simple touch of a button. Read more......
16:51, 05/15/2019

Dalai Lama lets slip how India vetoed his meeting with China’s leader in 2014 President Xi appeared open to discussing Tibet but the Dalai Lama’s hosts in Delhi were not so keen, a book revealsChina’s President Xi Jinping agreed to meet the Dalai Lama during a state visit to India in 2014, but the plan was quashed by Delhi, th...
11:34, 05/19/2019

Suspected Russian spy, a beluga whale found with mysterious camera strap, lets people pet it The beluga whale with suspected Russian military ties has become a local attraction in Norway. It's so tame, it reportedly comes when called.        ...
22:00, 04/30/2019

Museum exhibit puts horrific realities of the Holocaust on display If only those who deny the Holocaust would go down to Battery Park. For here is proof that the horror happened — in more than 400 photos and 700 objects, some as small as a child’s toy, others as large as the freight car that carried hundreds of thou...
07:51, 05/03/2019

U.S. judge rules Spanish museum can keep Pissarro confiscated by Nazis A Madrid museum cannot be forced to return a Camille Pissarro painting that was seized by the Nazis from its Jewish owners during World War Two, despite the institution's failure to honor its "moral......
04:51, 05/02/2019

Berlin museum returns Maori and Moriori remains to New Zealand The Charité hospital in Berlin returned the skulls of 109 Maori and Moriori people taken to Germany more than 100 years ago. The remains were handed over to New Zealand's national museum in a ceremony....
18:17, 05/01/2019

Czech Culture Minister Resigns After Firing Museum Directors Antonin Stanek faced international complaints after he dismissed two museum chiefs. He said they had committed crimes, but many saw the moves as personal....
21:51, 05/16/2019

How Lonnie Bunch came to lead the Museum of African American History Lonnie Bunch, director of the National Museum of African American History in Washington, D.C., helps us understand what has united and divided us.        ...
12:51, 05/21/2019

All Your Favorite Movie Star Cars Are Waiting for You at the Petersen Museum Are you visiting Los Angeles or do you live in Los Angeles and find yourself with nothing to do? If you like cars, movies and video games, then you should definitely think about getting yourself down to the Petersen Automotive Museum to check out its...
20:00, 05/04/2019

Statue of Liberty to restrict commercial tours as new museum opens A New York tour guide group "strongly condemns" the restrictions for the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island immigration museum.        ...
15:34, 05/07/2019

Auschwitz Museum protests camp photos on skirts and pillows WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Museum authorities at the Auschwitz-Birkenau former Nazi German death camp in Poland have protested to an online vendor that was selling miniskirts, pillows and other items bearing photos of the camp, where some 1.1 million peop...
13:00, 05/08/2019

The Met museum to reject donations from Sackler family over opioid crisis Move follows similar recent decisions about Sackler philanthropy, including by the Guggenheim museum and the Tate in BritainThe Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York announced on Wednesday that it will stop accepting gifts from members of the Sackle...
00:34, 05/16/2019

Italian museum looks to unlock Leonardo da Vinci hair mystery ITALY – An Italian museum says it plans to carry out DNA tests on a lock of hair it believes might have belonged to the Renaissance artist Leonardo da Vinci, who died 500 years ago this month. However, some experts have thrown doubt on the exer...
23:51, 05/06/2019

Diane von Fürstenberg realizes dream of Statue of Liberty museum Like Lady Liberty, she knows something about flowing gowns. Wrap-dress impresario Diane von Fürstenberg led a massive fundraising effort to build a new museum dedicated to the Statue of Liberty, and the fruits of her labor will go on display for the ...
08:17, 05/14/2019

Metropolitan Museum of Art says it will no longer accept gifts from Sackler family The moves comes after other leading cultural institutions, including the Guggenheim in New York and the Tate in London, said they would cut ties with the family....
15:17, 05/16/2019

A Huge Air-Cooled Volkswagen Museum in Puerto Rico Is Selling Everything Right Now I’ll admit, I’m a bit late to write about this since it’s been going on the past few days, but I was sick as a dog last week, and, well, you’re the real victims, here. But no more wallowing in self-pity! If you love old air-cooled Volkswagens, then y...
23:00, 05/06/2019

Space exploration exhibit for Apollo 11 opens at Ohio museum CINCINNATI (AP) — A new permanent exhibit focusing on space exploration and the Ohio native who was the first person to walk on the moon has opened at a Cincinnati museum. The Neil Armstrong Space Exploration Gallery opened May 6 in the Cincinnati Mu...
19:00, 05/12/2019

Poet laureate writes tribute for Statue of Liberty Museum At a time when families have been separated at the Mexican border and children placed in cages, the country’s poet laureate is invoking an old and welcoming spirit for those seeking to live in the U.S....
19:00, 05/17/2019

Celeb jeweler Ippolita collabs with the Brooklyn Museum on wild charms Celeb-favorite jewelry designer Ippolita Rostagno is doubling down on creative collabs. She worked with Kendall Jenner on a 2017 collection and was struck by the reality star’s maturity. “She was very, very professional, honestly, so that was kind of...
02:51, 05/09/2019

Stanley Kubrick's film legacy remembered at London Design Museum From costumes worn in "A Clockwork Orange" to props seen in "Full Metal Jacket", an exhibition dedicated to Stanley Kubrick opens in London this week looking at the late American director's film work 20 years after his death....
19:17, 04/28/2019

Auschwitz museum threatens boycott over fascist presence at book fair ROME – The Auschwitz-Birkenau holocaust museum said on Tuesday it will boycott Turin’s prestigious international book fair if a publishing house close to an Italian neo-fascist group is allowed to have a stand there. The announcement followed g...
21:00, 05/08/2019

Auschwitz museum boycotts Turin book fair over neo-fascist publisher The memorial is the latest organization to pull out of the fair over the presence of publisher Altaforte. Altaforte publishes work supporting neo-fascist party CasaPound and the upcoming book of Deputy PM Matteo Salvini....
00:34, 05/08/2019

Science Museum plans 200 hectare site to show off lost treasures Huge range of objects little seen for decades will be exhibited in facility near Swindon from 2023A site under development by the Science Museum will give the public a chance to see hundreds of thousands of items that have been in storage for decades...
21:51, 05/16/2019

Statue of Liberty's $100M museum opening this week after two years of construction The new Statue of Liberty museum is set to open its doors Thursday after more than two years of construction on the $100 million publicly funded project on Liberty Island....
14:34, 05/15/2019

Spanish museum can keep Nazi-looted painting, Los Angeles judge rules A U.S. federal judge ruled on Tuesday that a Spanish museum is entitled to a 19th century painting that was looted by the Nazis, despite a California family’s claim to its rightful ownership....
07:17, 05/01/2019

US judge rules Spanish museum can keep Nazi-looted Pissarro painting A US court has ruled a Spanish museum legally purchased a prized French Impressionist painting looted by Nazis. The judge criticized Spain for not following its "moral commitments" to return the Camille Pissarro work....
18:17, 05/01/2019

Metropolitan Museum of Art to reject funding from Sackler family over links to opioid crisis The Sackler name is emblazoned on the walls at some of the world’s great museums, such as the Metropolitan Museum of Art, which has become the latest institution to sever ties over the family’s link to the opioid crisis in America....
07:17, 05/16/2019

Auschwitz museum threatens to shun Italy book fair over neo-fascist presence The Auschwitz-Birkenau holocaust museum said on Tuesday it will boycott Turin's prestigious international book fair if a publishing house close to an Italian neo-fascist group is allowed to have a......
21:17, 05/07/2019

Exhibition Review: A Reimagined Spy Museum in Washington Doesn’t Flinch From the Darker Side Built for $162 million, the museum features flashy interactive exhibits but also grapples with intelligence failures, out-of-control surveillance and torture....
19:17, 05/06/2019

Brazil's National Museum asks for money amid difficult recuperation effort Kellner told AFP last month that Brazil's National Museum had received the equivalent of $280,000 in donations after a faulty air conditioning system sparked a fire that destroyed most of its collection -- a fraction of the more than $950 million ple...
03:51, 05/09/2019

Met museum nixes donations from Purdue Pharma's Sackler family amid opioid uproar The Metropolitan Museum of Art said Wednesday it will stop accepting donations from members of the Sackler family who are still linked to Purdue Pharma, the drugmaker accused of igniting a deadly opioid epidemic through deceptive promotion of the pre...
22:51, 05/15/2019

Boston Museum of Fine Arts Apologizes for Racist Remarks, Profiling 7th Grade Students Typically field trips are an opportunity for students to explore the world beyond the schoolyard, but unfortunately, nearly two dozen 7th grade students at Helen Y. Davis Leadership Academy Charter Public School in Dorchester, Mass., had their visit ...
21:17, 05/23/2019

L.A. Museum Opens New Exhibit of Dystopian Vehicles From Movies Like Blade Runner and Mad Max: Fury Road If you’ve never been to the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles, you have to go. And there’s no better time than this year, as the museum opens up a new exhibit of vehicles from TV and movies that looks cool as hell.Read more......
20:17, 05/03/2019

Pence boasts that Trump’s space program will force museum ‘to build a new wing’ someday The vice president delivered remarks before a screening for the "Apollo 11: First Steps Edition" documentary, held at the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum....
23:17, 05/15/2019

Auschwitz Museum criticizes Aussie company for selling products with images of notorious concentration camp The Auschwitz Museum denounced an online marketplace for independent artists Wednesday over the sale of memorabilia featuring images of the infamous Nazi death camp. ...
13:17, 05/08/2019

No prom date? No problem. Teen's unique outfit lets him become his own date Wyatt Cheatle of Brighton High School attended prom as his own date. It's "easier than finding out who's going with who, or who's not going," he said.        ...
20:51, 04/30/2019

Now you can explore a cave without actually going into a cave Czech speleologists have come up with a way to explore flooded cave systems without strapping on scuba gear, wet suits, helmets and water-proof lamps: 3D mapping....
17:17, 05/10/2019

'T-Rex arms:' Keith Thurman lets the Manny Pacquiao insults fly at news conference If creative insults are the measure, Keith Thurman beat Manny Pacquiao by TKO during a news conference to promote their July 20 boxing match.        ...
13:00, 05/23/2019

Don't let your property become party central: the accidental landlord warns against swapping long-term tenants for short-term lets You can charge hotel prices when letting a property for a night or two but if you get a few 'psycho teens' who decide to trash the place, don't say you weren't warned by the accidental landlord...
14:51, 05/07/2019

First look: New Statue of Liberty Museum is crown jewel of Liberty Island upgrade More than two years after breaking ground, and funded by a $100 million public campaign, the new Statue of Liberty Museum opens Thursday.        ...
16:00, 05/14/2019

'Downton Abbey' exhibit lets fans go upstairs, downstairs with drama's sets, costumes An exhibition featuring costumes and set recreations from the popular British period drama opend Nov. 18 in New York before traveling around the U.S.        ...
22:00, 04/28/2019

Ban on banana-based artwork at Polish museum fuels banana-based protests The head of the museum, who was appointed by the government in November, said Monday he appreciated the role of both artists in Poland's culture, but the gallery's limited space requires "creative changes" to the exhibition. He denied pressure from t...
22:17, 04/29/2019

Who Is Andrew Yang, the Internet’s Favorite Candidate? Andrew Yang, a businessman from New York, is seeking the Democratic nomination for president. His focus on preventing mass unemployment caused by the automation of jobs has made him popular online, but will it be enough to propel him to the White Hou...
11:34, 05/22/2019

Fire Reported At Toyota Plant SCOTT COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– A fire broke out early Wednesday morning at the Georgetown Toyota plant. It happened just before 2:30 a.m. Details are limited at this time, but fire officials say no one was hurt. They described the fire as small. N...
11:34, 05/22/2019

Lawmaker says Iran doesn’t want direct or proxy war with US TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A prominent reformist lawmaker in Iran has reportedly said the Islamic Republic “under no circumstance” will enter a war with the U.S., either directly or through proxy forces. Heshmatollah Falahatpisheh’s commen...
11:34, 05/22/2019

Call Our Leader Abe Shinzo, Not Shinzo Abe, Japan Tells The World Ahead of a series of important international events in Japan, including the G20 summit in June and the Rugby World Cup later this year, Japan has requested the English-speaking world to call its Prime......
11:51, 05/22/2019

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

US Billionaire's Gift To Graduates Fuels Student Debt Debate When the American billionaire Robert Smith announced to students graduating from historically black Morehouse College that he would pay off their student loans, he put himself at the center of one of......
11:51, 05/22/2019

AP Top Stories May 22 A Here's the latest for Wednesday May 22nd: More House Democrats want impeachment proceedings; Protests follow presidential election results in Indonesia; Republicans keep US House seat in Pennsylvania special election; Massive floods in Oklahoma....
12:00, 05/22/2019

|QuentinTarantino'sall-starfilmgets6-minutelongstandingovationatCannes Quentin Tarantino stormed into Cannes with 'Once Upon a Time In Hollywood', which critics at the world's biggest film festival hailed as his best movie in years....
12:00, 05/22/2019

Nations League fixtures, England squad, teams, dates, format and everything you need to know England are gearing up for their second semi-final in less than a year as Gareth Southgate and his Three Lions prepare to take on the Netherlands at the inaugural Nations League finals....
12:00, 05/22/2019

'Mediterranean diet may protect against depression symptoms' Research presented at the American Psychiatric Association conference finds a link between Mediterranean diets and a lower depression risk later in life....
12:00, 05/22/2019

Juan Soto proves Keith Hernandez wrong immediately Swing and a miss for Keith Hernandez. The beloved Mets legend knocked Juan Soto early in Tuesday’s game for not being a “home run hitter,” so of course the Washington Nationals’ wunderkind launched a 410-foot bomb into the rig...
12:34, 05/22/2019

Dortmund sign Gladbach's Hazard in five-year deal "Bundesliga runners-up Borussia Dortmund have signed Belgium international Thorgan Hazard from Borussia Moenchengladbach on a five-year contract in their second big transfer in two days."...
12:34, 05/22/2019

What is the longest gap between a league title win and European glory? | The Knowledge Plus: long-serving kit manufacturers, football on the big screen (part IIII) and clubs that compete in the most different sports“This season’s Champions League final will be contested by two teams who have gone a combined 87 years without a domestic ...
12:51, 05/22/2019

Jakarta governor says six dead in Indonesia post-election unrest The General Election Commission confirmed unofficial counts by private pollsters in the April 17 election, which gave President Joko Widodo a 55.5% share of votes...
12:51, 05/22/2019

US investigating possible Assad chemical attack in Syria State department says it will respond ‘quickly and appropriately’ if claims provenThe US says it has seen signs the Syrian government may again be using chemical weapons in its attritional offensive to recapture the last rebel-held pocket of the coun...
12:51, 05/22/2019

From lipstick to burgers: how our lives have become so chemical dependent The start of the suburban sprawl changed the US into a nation of voracious consumers, and the chemical industry responded by creating products to meet those demandsRead our entire Toxic America seriesMy students sometimes ask me why in the United Sta...
12:51, 05/22/2019

Texas police: Similarities among attacks of transgender women Dallas police are investigating whether there is a connection between the deaths of two transgender women and an assault on a third in the past seven months, authorities said....
12:51, 05/22/2019

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

Opposition Parties On Vigil Outside EVM Rooms Ahead Of Poll Result After flagging the movement of voting machines in five states, the opposition parties in several states are keeping a round-the-clock vigil on the storage rooms where the voting machines are kept in......
13:34, 05/22/2019

Forget the songs you love, it's radio dross that's the real soundtrack of your life We might hope that the songs that bookmark our most important moments are ones we adore – but, as Louis Theroux revealed, it’s often just the ones that are top of the chartsLauren Laverne’s interview with Louis Theroux on Desert Island Discs is still...
13:34, 05/22/2019

Jerry Nadler is the other House Democrat feeling the heat on impeachment Pressure is mounting for House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler to launch impeachment proceedings, but the New York Democrat is weighing dueling loyalties to eager members and to Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who has urged her caucus to stay the course on inv...
14:17, 05/22/2019

UAE say welcomes participation of other countries in tankers attack probe The United Arab Emirates said it welcomes the participation of a number of ''brotherly and friendly states'' in the investigation of the ''sabotage operations'' that targeted four tankers near its territorial waters, the state-news agency WAM reporte...
14:17, 05/22/2019

EU patiently follows Britain's Brexit debate: EU Commission The European Commission is following the debate in Britain about the country's planned exit from the European Union "closely and patiently", the EU executive's chief spokesman said on Wednesday....
14:17, 05/22/2019

21 Thousand Women In US Ordered Abortion Pills Online In 6 Months As many as 21,000 women in the United States ordered abortion pills online in the past six months- between October 2018 and March 2019-according to figures revealed by a charity Aid Access....
14:34, 05/22/2019

Dozens of States Sue Trump Administration Over Vile New Healthcare 'Conscience' Rule Two dozen states and cities are suing the Trump administration over new rules that allow insurance companies, healthcare providers, and employers to refuse to cover procedures that they say conflict with their conscience because of their religious be...
14:51, 05/22/2019

Fortnite Server Downtime: 9.10 UPDATE and Fortnite x Michael Jordan Event News for May 22 Fortnite is releasing a brand new Season 9 update today. This, of course, means downtime and server maintenance. Here's everything you need to know, including a few details about the Fortnite x Michael Jordan NBA event....
14:51, 05/22/2019

U.S. warns Assad against using chemical weapons The U.S. State Department warned the Bashar al-Assad regime in Syria that its military operations were being closely watched, specifically concerning allegations that it used chemical weapons against rebels....
14:51, 05/22/2019

China's GAC Motor delays U.S. entry on trade frictions China's GAC Motor had an aggressive goal to sell cars in the U.S. in early 2020 but is now postponing that target as tariffs threaten to make the importing of cars from China more expensive. The company cited "the escalation of China-U.S. trade frict...
14:51, 05/22/2019

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

Justice Dept staff recommends blocking T-Mobile deal for Sprint; decision now with top antitrust officials -sources The U.S. Justice Department's Antitrust Division staff has recommended the agency sue to block T-Mobile US Inc's $26 billion acquisition of smaller rival Sprint Corp, according to two sources familiar with the matter....
15:00, 05/22/2019

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

UPDATE 1-CANADA STOCKS-TSX futures lower as oil prices slip Stock futures for Canada's main equity index edged lower on Wednesday as oil prices fell due to an increase in U.S. crude inventories and on demand worries related to the U.S.-China trade war....
15:00, 05/22/2019

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

One of Europe's most 'prolific' criminal groups busted -- Europol One of Europe's most prolific crime groups involved in large-scale drug trafficking, money laundering, and assassinations has been dismantled, Europol said Wednesday....
15:00, 05/22/2019

Intel briefings do little to calm partisan divide on confronting Iran DIVIDED WE STAND: There was little evidence that any minds were changed by yesterday’s closed-door briefings on Capitol Hill, in which Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan laid out the intelligence that prompte...
15:00, 05/22/2019

Road tripping? Must-see attractions in every state Road trips can be one of the best ways to experience the diversity of American landscapes and cultures. Check out the must-see roadside attractions.        ...
15:17, 05/22/2019

May the force be with you: How to snag collectibles at Disneyland's Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge opens on May 31 at Disneyland. Here's a look at how to score limited edition merchandise if you didn't get a reservation.        ...
15:17, 05/22/2019

Ford Brings in Startup to Test Walking Robot Deliveries Walking robots deployed from self-driving vans to deliver mail parcels could be seen marching up to homeowners’ doorsteps as early as next year, as part of a Ford-Agility Robotics pilot program....
15:34, 05/22/2019

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

|Prasaplacesmoreexecsonspecialleave,suspension,asprobescontinue Prasa's board of control and Group CEO, Dr Nkosinathi Sishi have placed more executives either on suspension or special leave amid ongoing investigations at the state entity....
15:34, 05/22/2019

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

Promoted | 7 Days In The MG3 Want to know what it’s like to drive MG’s fun affordable supermini? We gave one to the Judd family for a full week to get their verdict The best way to find out whether a car is right for you is to spend some quality time with it. That’s why we gave...
15:51, 05/22/2019

2 rare mammals, Chacoan peccaries, born in Prague zoo Prague's zoo says two Chacoan peccaries have been born there for the first time, a vital step in efforts to save an endangered species that was once considered extinct....
15:51, 05/22/2019

EU police agency says operation smashed organized crime ring The European Union's police agency says an international law enforcement operation has smashed an organized crime gang that earned hundreds of millions of euros in drug and cigarette trafficking, assassinations and money laundering....
15:51, 05/22/2019

Overwatch's New Anniversary Skins Are All Over The Place Overwatch’s third anniversary event is live, and it is as Britney Spears once famously said: “The taste of your lips, I’m on a ride. [Roadhog]’s toxic, I’m slipping under.”...
16:00, 05/22/2019

Blizzard Will Release Significant Hearthstone Buffs For The First Time Since 2014 Yesterday, Blizzard announced that it would be nerfing some of the most powerful cards in Hearthstone in an attempt to break up the dominance of two classes: Rogue and Warrior. If you’ve played the game at all since the release of its latest “Rise of...
16:00, 05/22/2019

U.S. measles outbreak spreads to Maine, 25th state to report case Maine became the 25th U.S. state to confirm a case of measles amid the country's worst outbreak of the disease in a quarter century, as state medical officials on Wednesday reported that child was infected but is now fully recovered....
16:00, 05/22/2019

Uber Eats may soon offer an unlimited delivery subscription Paying for delivery is so passé, and Uber Eats knows it. Like Postmates, DoorDash and the UK's Deliveroo, which all offer unlimited food delivery subscriptions, Uber is set to offer a monthly $9.99 pass that includes free delivery from an...
16:00, 05/22/2019

3Q: The fact finders When publication such as U.S. News and World Report roll out their annual university rankings, typically with MIT among the top schools listed, some may wonder where the data they’re based on actually comes from. The source of that information is...
16:17, 05/22/2019

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

DOJ agrees to share some Mueller documents with Democrats The Justice Department has agreed to share some documents from Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation with House Intelligence Committee Democrats -- but warned that their cooperation would grind to a halt should the panel move to hold Attorne...
16:34, 05/22/2019

Tata Intra Compact Truck Launched; Prices Start At Rs. 5.35 Lakh Tata Intra, the all-new small commercial vehicle (SCV) from Tata Motors today officially went on sale in India. The new compact trucks will be available in two variants - V10 and V20, priced at Rs.......
16:51, 05/22/2019

2020 Land Rover Discovery Sport Details Out According to the company, the new 2020 Discovery Sport strikes a balance between a bold evolution of the original design and the familiarity that comes with no-compromise capability. The trademark......
16:51, 05/22/2019

Popular anti-groping app in Japan yells ‘Stop!’ at harassers TOKYO — A smartphone app developed by Japanese police is being widely downloaded by women trying to protect themselves from gropers on packed rush-hour trains. The “Digi Police” app was originally issued by Tokyo police three years ago, but a functio...
16:51, 05/22/2019

Just what the doctor ordered Doctors from across the EU are being trained in Warsaw to work as GPs in the UK. Brexit or no Brexit, the chronic need for doctors is worsening and Europe's biggest employer is reaching across the channel for them....
17:00, 05/22/2019

Tired of being trashed, Philippines ready to dump garbage in Canada Philippine's president has given Canada two options for garbage sent to the Philippines years ago: Take it back or watch it wash up on Canadian shores. The countries have been talking trash for over five years....
17:00, 05/22/2019

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

Tunisia releases UN arms expert detained for spying German-Tunisian UN diplomat Moncef Kartas, who was jailed nearly two months ago on suspicion of espionage, has been temporarily released on bail. But the case against him continues....
17:00, 05/22/2019

Huawei confident it can resolve ARM suspension Huawei said it was confident it could resolve the situation that has seen its chip design partner ARM suspend collaboration after the United States said it could block the Chinese company's access to U.S. technology....
17:00, 05/22/2019

Vodafone drops Huawei handset from 5G launch pre-orders Vodafone UK said on Wednesday it had dropped a Huawei 5G smartphone from pre-orders for its new service starting in July, because of uncertainty about long-term support and services for the device....
17:00, 05/22/2019

Orange Is the New Black Final Season First Look Will Bring a Tear to Your Eye It's almost time to say goodbye to prison. E! News can reveal the final season of Orange Is the New Black will drop on Friday, July 26 on Netflix. The streaming giant made the announcement in......
17:00, 05/22/2019

Jalopnik New York Has a Supervillain Pulling Emergency Brakes and Destroying Subway Commutes | io9 8 Jalopnik New York Has a Supervillain Pulling Emergency Brakes and Destroying Subway Commutes | io9 8 Questions Game of Thrones Will Never Answer | Kotaku The Problem With Names In Japanese And In English | Vitals Go Ahead and Eat Lunch at 11 a.m. | T...
17:00, 05/22/2019

Target CEO Brian Cornell says the winners and losers in retail are emerging Target's CEO thinks the retail industry is shaking out to show clear winners and losers. Those companies that are investing in stores and online are winners, he said....
17:17, 05/22/2019

Alaska floatplane operator suspends flights after second deadly crash in a week The Alaskan air carrier involved in two fatal plane crashes this past week announced on Tuesday that it would be “voluntarily” suspending its services indefinitely....
17:17, 05/22/2019

Michael Knowles on report of more wealthy students getting extra testing time, possibly gaming the system Michael Knowles, host of "The Michael Knowles Show," said Wednesday the number of students pretending to have disabilities to cheat the educational system and get more testing-take time in America has skyrocketed, and says it's created a "cultural pr...
17:17, 05/22/2019

Chinese woman arrested at Mar-A-Lago club wants to fire lawyers, represent herself The Chinese woman charged with trying to illegally enter President Trump's Mar-a-Lago club in Florida surprised a federal judge Tuesday when she asked to fire attorneys and represent herself....
17:17, 05/22/2019

Georgia police officer fired for shocking, punching woman An Atlanta police officer has been fired for using a stun gun on a woman and punching her in the face in front of her traumatized 4-year-old daughter....
17:17, 05/22/2019

Quentin Tarantino praises Roman Polanski, defends Margot Robbie's lines in 'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood' Quentin Tarantino was needled at the Cannes press conference for his film "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" about Roman Polanski and the fact that Margot Robbie’s Sharon Tate has few lines in the film....
17:17, 05/22/2019

OECD members, including U.S., back guiding principles to make AI safer The evolution of artificial intelligence is driving advances in technology but raising questions over ethics, the head of the OECD said on Wednesday, as more than 40 nations backed a set of principles meant to improve transparency around AI....
17:34, 05/22/2019

Wall Street edges lower on fresh trade concerns; Qualcomm drags techs U.S. stocks dipped on Wednesday, as reports that Washington could impose sanctions on another Chinese company heightened trade worries, while a slump in Qualcomm shares pressured the technology sector....
17:34, 05/22/2019

You Can't Have It Both Ways Nancy Pelosi and the House Democratic caucus held a closed-door, no-aides meeting this morning, after a wave of Democrats publicly broke with her yesterday to support an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. Pelosi, however, apparently was...
17:34, 05/22/2019

Russian politician removed from parliament seat A Russian legislator has been stripped of his seat in the country's upper house of parliament Wednesday, four months after he was arrested on murder charges....
17:51, 05/22/2019

Asian Shops Shun Huawei Phone Trade-Ins on Google Suspension Worries Mobile phone retailers in some Asian countries are refusing to accept Huawei devices for trade-ins, as more consumers look to offload their device on worries Google suspending business with the......
17:51, 05/22/2019

Qatari Executive Is Charged With Corruption in I.A.A.F Scandal Yousef al-Obaidly, chief of the beIN Media Group, was accused of making a payoff to secure hosting rights for the track and field world championships....
18:00, 05/22/2019

To Stay or to Flee: A Syrian Mother’s Impossible Choice Suhair had to decide whether leaving Syria was worth risking her children’s lives. Now she is coming to terms with the opportunities and costs of her decision....
18:00, 05/22/2019

The Must-Have When Reporting on Disasters: A Satellite Phone Thomas Fuller, San Francisco bureau chief, knows you cannot rely on cell networks during earthquakes, wildfires and other breaking news catastrophes....
18:00, 05/22/2019

Olympic triathlete shatters pelvis after crash with deer in London park A triathlete who helped the Brownlee brothers to victory at London 2012 shattered his pelvis after being thrown from his bicycle in a crash with a deer in Richmond Park....
18:00, 05/22/2019

‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ is coming to Netflix Soon after Avengers: Endgame was released last month, we learned the film will not be available for online streaming until much later this year, and it’ll be a Disney+ exclusive. Following Disney’s purchase of Fox and Hulu, and the launch...
18:00, 05/22/2019

At a Historic Moment for Asian-American Candidates, Andrew Yang Leans In One of three presidential candidates with roots in the Asian-American and Pacific-Islander community, Mr. Yang has unabashedly embraced his heritage....
18:17, 05/22/2019

Shuffle Over to Huckberry, Where Our Readers' Favorite Slippers Are Marked Way Down Ranging in price from $95 to upwards of $150, Glerups are certainly a splurge, but that didn’t stop them from being swiftly selected as our readers’ favorite slipper a while back. If you’ve been considering picking up a pair for yourself since that f...
18:34, 05/22/2019

Perfect selfies are all over Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat. They're killing us Selfies posted on Snapchat, Facebook and Instagram have gone from duck lips to deadly as front-facing cameras on iPhone and Android have improved.        ...
18:34, 05/22/2019

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

Notre-Dame Donation Backlash Raises Debate: What’s Worthy of Philanthropy? Philanthropic experts said they were not shocked by what seemed like an ungrateful response to the money raised to restore the cathedral, but few agreed on a solution....
18:51, 05/22/2019

U.S. Buyers Still Overwhelmingly Choose a Manual for the Subaru BRZ and WRX It shouldn’t be much of a surprise that Subaru still has decent manual sales in a market where carmakers can’t give a third pedal away, given that its buyers are often either outdoorsy dog people or street hoons. But manual take rates in the BRZ and ...
19:00, 05/22/2019

Toyota Will Soon Offer New Parts for the MKIII and MKIV Supra If you have a third- or fourth-generation Toyota Supra, you shouldn’t feel left out by all this “new Supra” talk. You certainly aren’t forgotten, least of all by Toyota. Jealous that the new Supra will have years and years of OEM parts to choose from...
19:00, 05/22/2019

This late 1960s Bedford Beagle wagon was built by British vehicle conversion company Dormobile (the This late 1960s Bedford Beagle wagon was built by British vehicle conversion company Dormobile (the coachbuilding arm of Martin Walter Ltd of Folkestone, Kent) using a Vauxhall Viva HA platform. During its production between ~1964 and ~1973, engine o...
19:00, 05/22/2019

Chinese Man Allegedly Pushed Pak Worker Into Furnace In Anger, Arrested A Chinese national was arrested in Pakistan on Wednesday for allegedly pushing a Pakistani worker into a burning furnace in Punjab province for failing to comprehend his instructions, triggering......
19:00, 05/22/2019

Memphis teen overcomes homelessness to earn $3 million in scholarships, valedictorian honors Tupac Mosley, 17, received $3 million in scholarships and was recognized as his high school's valedictorian at Raleigh Egypt High School in Memphis.        ...
19:00, 05/22/2019

Schiff says DOJ will turn over Russia probe docs The chairman of the House intel committee postponed a meeting to enforce a subpoena against the Justice Dept. after the it agreed to turn over a cache of documents related to special counsel Robert Mueller's report. (May 22)    &...
19:00, 05/22/2019

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

Huawei's 5G phone just got dropped by two major UK carriers The Huawei Mate 20 XOver the course of the past few days, multiple companies have cut ties with Huawei. This, in turn, is starting to affect the brand’s smartphone sales across Europe. And now, two major UK carriers have put plans to release Huawei’s...
19:00, 05/22/2019

Can a third operating system survive today's smartphone world? The ordeal that Huawei is currently going through with being added to the dreaded "entity list" and barred from doing business with Google (among others) got us thinking. OK, Android is an open source operating system that anyone can download and use...
19:00, 05/22/2019

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

Austria's caretaker government assumes power after video scandal Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has vowed that his new Cabinet will probe the contents of the controversial video. But the government is already facing a no-confidence vote and may not survive next week....
19:00, 05/22/2019

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

Pentagon finally admits it investigates UFOs The Pentagon has finally uttered the words it always avoided when discussing the possible existence of UFOs — “unidentified aerial phenomena” — and admits that it still investigates reports of them....
19:17, 05/22/2019

Trump blasts Pelosi 'cover-up' accusation, balks on infrastructure President Donald Trump fired back on Wednesday at U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's accusation that he is engaged in a cover-up over the Mueller Russia investigation, saying at a hastily arranged White House appearance, "I don't do cover-ups."...
19:17, 05/22/2019

Car-seat naps outside the car put babies at risk (Reuters Health) - Most infant deaths in car-safety seats happen when the seat is being used as a napping spot, rather than for transportation, a U.S. study shows....
19:34, 05/22/2019

Got It launches Querychat natural language BI service A combination of Microsoft and Google technology, cobbled together with human expert assistance, delivers an NLP solution for BI. Can it compete with the likes of Tableau, Microsoft and ThoughtSpot?...
19:34, 05/22/2019

‘The Phantom Menace’ Wasn’t Great, but Its Force Still Runs Strong Jar Jar Binks. Stiff dialogue. Twenty years ago, the first new “Star Wars” movie since 1983 was a disappointing blockbuster that changed the future of movies....
19:34, 05/22/2019

The Yankees (and a Power Failure) Turn the Lights Out at Tropicana Field A delay resulted in a single at-bat taking 45 minutes. But when play resumed, the Yankees got right back to business with a solo homer that helped seal the win....
19:51, 05/22/2019

This AI-powered bot is learning how to tweet like Ethereum’s Vitalik Buterin There’s a new form of artificial intelligence that mimics Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin with alarming accuracy. Vitalik Boterin is a bot powered by machine learning (ML). It regularly tweets unique nuggets of wisdom that read eerily similar to ...
19:51, 05/22/2019

Mario Kart Tour Is Pretty Good When It’s Not Nickel And Diming You The Mario Kart Tour beta is now live for Android users in the United States. I’ve had some time to check out how Nintendo’s upcoming free-to-play mobile game adapts the beloved kart racing series for smartphones. The answer is a mostly faithful but s...
20:00, 05/22/2019

Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: Capturing Clow Cards, Finding Grow Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: Capturing Clow Cards, Finding Growth: How Cardcaptor Sakura Formed Who I Am • Doctorkev’s Winter 2019 Postmortem • TAY Retro: Intellivision “Kenny Everett” Intellivision [TV Commercial...
20:00, 05/22/2019

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

UPDATE 1-Amazon shareholders reject proposal to ban facial recognition sales to governments Amazon.com Inc on Wednesday said shareholders rejected proposals to curb and audit its facial recognition service, just as members of Congress indicated there was bipartisan support to one day regulate the technology....
20:17, 05/22/2019

How Christina Anstead Reacted When Tarek El Moussa Revealed the Sex of Her Baby Christina Anstead was "so confused" when she heard her ex, Tarek El Moussa, revealed the sex of her and Ant Anstead's baby. The Christina on the Coast star, who is expecting a......
20:17, 05/22/2019

Nikki Bella Shuts Down Rumors About Wanting Kids and Living With Artem Chigvintsev Nikki Bella wants to set the record straight! As the WWE superstar continues to share parts of her life with the public, rumors continue to surround her personal life. One topic that......
20:17, 05/22/2019

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

Army's new DeepStrike surface-to-surface missile warhead successfully tested A warhead for the U.S. Army's DeepStrike long-range surface-to-surface missile program had a successful test, maker Raytheon Co. announced on Wednesday as the weapon approaches a first flight test later this year....
20:17, 05/22/2019

The Sims 4 Is Free Right Now, So Here Are The 4 Most Essential Expansions The base game for The Sims 4 is currently free from now until the 28th of May. You should get it. Yes, you! If this frees up a little cash for getting an expansion as well, here are a few suggestions....
20:34, 05/22/2019

China confirmed as source of illegal ozone-destroying chemicals Researchers have been puzzled by rising levels of trichlorofluoromethane (CFC-11), but a new study suggests the Chinese provinces of Shandong and Hebei are the source...
20:34, 05/22/2019

Probing Larger Conspiracy In NSE Co-Location Scam, CBI Tells Court Elaborating on the scope of the investigation since the registration of the FIR, the CBI told the court that it was trying to ascertain the channel used by Mr Shah to access NSE trade data...
20:34, 05/22/2019

Gabon president fires VP, forests minister over hardwood scandal Gabon's President Ali Bongo has fired his vice president and his forests minister, his office said on Wednesday, after hundreds of containers of illegally logged kevazingo wood that had been seized went missing....
20:34, 05/22/2019

Bobby Wagner wants record LB contract from Seahawks Bobby Wagner wants the Seattle Seahawks to make him the highest-paid inside linebacker in the NFL, after the franchise made Russell Wilson the league's highest-paid player this off-season....
20:34, 05/22/2019

Why Wine Shops Will Survive the Online-Shopping Era Americans may be shopping for their Chardonnay increasingly online, but the bricks-and-mortar wine shop still has its place, say professionals in the field....
20:34, 05/22/2019

Spend Some Time With the Winklevii Ben Mezrich’s “Bitcoin Billionaires” focuses on Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, who used their Facebook windfall to buy up a lot of the cryptocurrency....
20:51, 05/22/2019

Leonard Cohen's 'So Long, Marianne' love letters up for auction A collection of love letters written by Canadian musician Leonard Cohen to the woman who inspired his song, "So Long, Marianne" is going up for auction next month, two years after both of them died....
20:51, 05/22/2019

Stranded & Alone: Boy Left On Bus Hitchhikes Home A Pennsylvania school busing company has fired a driver after a Lancaster County elementary student fell asleep and was left on the bus. The parents of the 11-year-old Evan Clifford, who has Down syndrome, said he fell asleep Monday on the way to Qua...
21:00, 05/22/2019

Even the ‘Game of Thrones’ star who played Cersei wanted Arya to kill her The Game of Thrones finale is the worst rated episode in the show’s entire history, and season 8 is was the success HBO dreamed it would be. The ending works for the show, although many fans were unhappy with what happened to their favorite cha...
21:17, 05/22/2019

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

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

Mozilla is helping to make web-based VR available to everyone Even though virtual reality has been in the mainstream for several years now, it's still not very accessible. It often takes trained engineers to create, release and distribute VR content. That could soon change, however, thanks to a new project...
21:17, 05/22/2019

'League of Legends' might be coming to smartphones League of Legends might eventually take up residence on fans' iOS and Android homescreens. Developer Riot is said to be working with parent company Tencent on a mobile version of the ultra-popular MOBA....
21:17, 05/22/2019

Bruins open as Cup favorites against Blues The St. Louis Blues, who were a 300-to-1 long shot to win the Stanley Cup in early January, have come a long way but still will enter the Stanley Cup Final as underdogs to the Boston Bruins....
21:17, 05/22/2019

Motor racing: Hamilton exempted from media duties as F1 mourns Lauda Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton was exempted from media duties at the Monaco Grand Prix on Wednesday as teams and drivers came to terms with the death of triple world champion Niki Lauda....
21:17, 05/22/2019

Cycling: Australia's Ewan wins stage 11 of Giro d'Italia Australia's Caleb Ewan claimed the 11th stage of the Giro d'Italia on Wednesday after a bunch sprint at the end of a 221-kilometer ride from Carpi to Novi Ligure....
21:17, 05/22/2019

Oculus founder says he 'got fired' from Facebook, suggesting a pro-Trump donation was to blame Palmer Luckey, founder of Oculus and former Facebook employee, admits he was fired from the social networking giant a few years ago, saying it was for "no reason at all."...
21:17, 05/22/2019

Boxing News at Five: Warrington targets unification fight with Santa Cruz, Franco sues JAY-Z for negligence Josh Warrington wants to unify with Leo Santa Cruz once Kid Galahad is out the way, and Daniel Franco is chasing JAY-Z for 'unspecified damages' The post Boxing News at Five: Warrington targets unification fight with Santa Cruz, Franco sues JAY-Z for...
21:17, 05/22/2019

Trade war with China could cost Apple dearly Analysts wonder if China will ban sales or production of Apple devices in retaliation for U.S. stance on local giant Huawei. Earnings could fall 29%.        ...
21:34, 05/22/2019

AI Voice Assistants Reinforce Gender Biases, U.N. Report Says Artificial intelligence voice assistants with female voices reinforce existing gender biases, according to a new United Nations’ report. The new report from UNESCO, entitled “I’d Blush If I Could,” looks at the impact of havin...
21:51, 05/22/2019

Maximum Security breezes through workout at Monmouth Park OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) — Maximum Security has breezed through four furlongs at Monmouth Park. The track says the 3-year-old was timed in 53.80 seconds on Wednesday during a leisurely workout. Trainer Jason Servis didn’t immediately respond to a t...
21:51, 05/22/2019

Gold rises, Silver rises The May gold contract on the New York Mercantile Exchange closed today at $1,273.60 an ounce — up $1.60.The current silver contract on the “NYMEX” closed at $14.41 an ounce — up 4 cents....
21:51, 05/22/2019

Democrat cautions about Trump’s July 4th extravaganza WASHINGTON (AP) — A Democratic senator says he fears President Donald Trump’s planned July Fourth extravaganza on the National Mall could turn into a giant Trump rally on the taxpayers’ dime. Sen. Tom Udall of New Mexico questioned Interi...
21:51, 05/22/2019

Southern Indiana highway lanes closed after sinkhole opens CLARKSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — State transportation officials say a sinkhole that opened up overnight has forced the closure of a portion of a southern Indiana highway. The Indiana Department of Transportation says eastbound lanes of Interstate 265 in Floy...
21:51, 05/22/2019

Teen fatally shot after paintball attack on Houston house HOUSTON (AP) — Houston police say a 19-year-old man was shot and killed outside a house that came under attack from people armed with a paintball gun. Police said in a news release Wednesday that the resident told investigators he believed the attack...
21:51, 05/22/2019

US lawmakers demand UN health agency change opioid guidance Two U.S. lawmakers are calling on the World Health Organization to withdraw pain care guidelines that include what they say are false claims about the safety of prescription opioids. They say the guidelines could lead other countries toward the same ...
21:51, 05/22/2019

Mississippi leaders: Lawmaker should resign if he hit wife JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi’s governor and two other top Republicans say a state lawmaker should resign if he punched his wife. Second-term Republican Rep. Doug McLeod of Lucedale was arrested last weekend and charged with misdemeanor dom...
21:51, 05/22/2019

Rangers OF Calhoun on 10-day injured list with quad strain ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Texas Rangers outfielder Willie Calhoun has been placed on the 10-day injured list because of a left quad strain. The move was made Wednesday, a day after Calhoun aggravated his quad as a baserunner when trying to beat a throw...
21:51, 05/22/2019

Olympic Boxing Remains In Crisis The Olympics are a bureaucratic rat’s nest, with national governing bodies, international governing bodies, host cities, various Olympic committees, and other assorted grifters jockeying for influence and money while also trying to put on the largest...
22:00, 05/22/2019

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

Reports: Vikings TE Rudolph confirms five-year offer After weeks of trade rumors and prior broken-down negotiations over a contract extension, Minnesota Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph confirmed a report that the team has offered him a five-year extension, according to multiple reports Wednesday....
22:17, 05/22/2019

Shakib Dethrones Rashid To Claim Top All-Rounder's Spot Before World Cup Shakib Al Hasan accumulated 140 runs in three matches and claimed two wickets with his orthodox spin in the recently concluded tri-series in Ireland....
22:17, 05/22/2019

Slipknot's Shawn 'Clown' Crahan thanks fans for support after death of daughter Gabrielle Slipknot percussionist Shawn "Clown" Crahan announced that his youngest daughter, Gabrielle, died Saturday. She was 22.        ...
22:34, 05/22/2019

U.S. judge approves PG&E $105 million wildfire assistance fund PG&E Corp may set up a $105 million housing fund for victims of 2017 and 2018 wildfires in California, which set records for devastation and were blamed on the utility's equipment, the judge overseeing the investor-owned power producer's bankruptcy r...
22:34, 05/22/2019

UPDATE 2-In landmark case, Brazil sues top tobacco firms to recover public health costs Brazil is suing the world's largest cigarette makers, British American Tobacco Plc and Philip Morris International, in a landmark case aimed at recovering the public health treatment costs of tobacco-related diseases over the last five years....
22:34, 05/22/2019

U.S. business borrowing for equipment rises 11% in April- ELFA U.S. companies' borrowing to spend on capital investments rose 11% in April from a year earlier, the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) said on Wednesday....
22:34, 05/22/2019

Brexit's Biggest Booster Has a New, Old Mission: Leave the EU As Britain votes Thursday to elect lawmakers for the European Parliament, Nigel Farage’s newly created Brexit Party is well ahead in the polls. The party has no manifesto and only one aim: get the U.K. out of the EU, even if it means leaving without ...
22:51, 05/22/2019

Here are some great ways couples save thousands on their wedding days Couples are now turning to apps and thrift shops to save big on their big day. Buzz60’s Elitsa Bizios reports.        ...
23:00, 05/22/2019

Harriet Tubman Won’t Appear on $20 Bill Next Year, Treasury Secretary Says Steven Mnuchin said plans to feature the abolitionist and civil rights leader would be pushed back several years as the department planned to focus on counterfeiting issues first....
23:00, 05/22/2019

Flu Outbreak Prompts Largest Border Detention Center to Stop Processing Migrants A day after a 16-year-old boy who had the flu died in custody, the Border Patrol found signs of illness among many more migrants detained at a center in McAllen, Tex....
23:00, 05/22/2019

The Fight Over a Landmark Digital Privacy Law Wednesday: A conversation with State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson. Also: California sues the Trump administration again; and a Randy’s Donuts expansion....
23:00, 05/22/2019

Red Bull ditches nose scoop for F1 Monaco Grand Prix, updates floor Red Bull has ditched its nose scoop for the 2019 Monaco Grand Prix in favour of a more conventional Formula 1 design, along with small updates to the floor...
23:00, 05/22/2019

Ricciardo believes he has positively influenced Renault F1 team Daniel Ricciardo believes he has positively influenced the Renault Formula 1 team despite its struggles since his move from Red Bull, and insists his motivation "hasn't dipped by any means"...
23:00, 05/22/2019

New York state legislature votes to make Trump tax returns available New York state's legislature on Wednesday passed a bill that would make it easier for U.S. congressional committees investigating President Donald Trump to get access to his state tax returns....
23:00, 05/22/2019

Michael Avenatti indicted on charges of defrauding ex-client Stormy Daniels, identity theft Embattled attorney Michael Avenatti was charged by federal prosecutors in New York Wednesday with defrauding adult film star Stormy Daniels, the client who propelled Avenatti into the national spotlight....
23:00, 05/22/2019

Washington's Cascade Care will bring a cascade of problems Last week, Gov. Jay Inslee, D-Wash., signed a bill to create a state-chartered insurance plan to be sold on the state's insurance exchange. That makes the Evergreen State the first in the nation to offer a "public option."...
23:00, 05/22/2019

‘Jeopardy!’ champ James Holzhauer not winning over Tom Brady fans with Deflategate jab This isn’t the way to get into Tom Brady’s good graces. Before securing his 24th consecutive victory on “Jeopardy!” on Tuesday night, James Holzhauer cracked a joke about the game show’s buzzers after a viewer shaded his...
23:00, 05/22/2019

US repatriates family from Syrian detention camp for Isis suspects Exclusive: removal of four people could put pressure on other countries to follow suitA US family have been removed from a Syrian detention centre for suspected members of Islamic State and returned to the US. The move could have implications for hun...
23:17, 05/22/2019

Andrea Leadsom quits over Theresa May's Brexit bill Leader of house known to be unhappy with some of 10 concessions set out by PMAll the latest politics news – liveAndrea Leadsom has resigned as the leader of the House of Commons, saying she no longer believed the government’s approach would deliver B...
23:17, 05/22/2019

I've walked 12 million steps to deliver a message to the Australian government | Alwyn Doolan I set off a year ago carrying three message sticks as an invitation and a challenge. You are part of us and this land nowFrom its inception the Australian government has been in denial about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people’s political ex...
23:17, 05/22/2019

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

Canadian Arctic fossils are oldest known fungus on Earth Fungus is half a billion years older than previous record holder found in WisconsinTiny fossils found in mudrock in the barren wilderness of the Canadian Arctic are the remains of the oldest known fungus on Earth, scientists say.The minuscule organis...
23:17, 05/22/2019

Philippines: mid-terms clear way for Duterte to reinstate death penalty Allies of strongman president score victories in elections, leaving the Senate at his mercyRodrigo Duterte has won a sweeping victory in mid-term elections in the Philippines, further consolidating his power and popularity and paving the way for the ...
23:17, 05/22/2019

Avenatti Charged With Allegedly Using Stormy Daniels' Book Advance to Pay for a Ferrari Michael Avenatti, the lawyer and one-time maybe prospective presidential candidate who is already facing a laundry list of federal and state charges, is now facing... even more charges!...
23:17, 05/22/2019

Trump Administration Pushes Back Harriet Tubman $20 Bill But Definitely NOT for Racism Reasons Your cartoonishly evil Trump administration thing of the day: Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told the House Financial Services committee on Wednesday that the decision on whether to have a redesigned $20 bill, which would replace the front image o...
23:17, 05/22/2019

New Paper Confirms Near-Room-Temperature Superconductivity in Wild, Hydrogen-Rich Material A team of physicists has published peer-reviewed results documenting near-room-temperature superconductivity in the hydrogen-rich compound lanthanum hydride. Read more......
23:17, 05/22/2019

ARM Reportedly Directs Staff to Stop Working with Huawei, Leaving Company In Awkward Position After the Trump administration placed Huawei on the U.S. Entity List due to concerns that Huawei poses a national security risk, that meant Huawei would be banned from buying products from U.S. tech organizations including big names such as Google, Q...
23:17, 05/22/2019

Democrats dig in against USMCA vote Key Democrats said Wednesday that they still opposed moving forward on President Trump's U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade until some further changes are made. They said that despite the White House, Canada, and Mexico addressing several Democrat...
23:17, 05/22/2019

Michigan agrees to deal with former player Juwan Howard to become basketball coach Michigan basketball on Wednesday agreed in principle to hire former Fab Five player Juwan Howard as its next head coach. He replaces John Beilein.        ...
23:17, 05/22/2019

Notre Dame's Brey: Transferring players need 'deterrent' Notre Dame coach Mike Brey says NCAA granting too many waivers that allow players who transfer to compete immediately        ...
23:17, 05/22/2019

Raiders sign free agent tight end Erik Swoope ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders have signed free agent tight end Erik Swoope. The Raiders released quarterback Landry Jones on Wednesday to make room on the 90-man roster. Swoope had eight catches for 87 yards and three touchdowns in seven...
23:34, 05/22/2019

Driver saved after plunge off remote Napa road NAPA, Calif. (AP) — Northern California rescuers pulled a woman from a car that plunged 450 feet (137 meters) down a cliff. The car was prevented from falling another 800 feet (244 meters) when it hit a tree Tuesday in Napa. A California Highway Patr...
23:34, 05/22/2019

The Latest: Defense focuses on defendant’s odd confession COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on the death penalty trial for a South Carolina father (all times local): 4:50 p.m. Attorneys for a South Carolina father accused of killing his five children are carefully going over his full confession in court as t...
23:34, 05/22/2019

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

Montas throws 6 scoreless innings, Athletics top Indians 7-2 CLEVELAND (AP) — Frankie Montas pitched six scoreless innings, Mark Canha homered and drove in three runs and the Oakland Athletics extended their winning streak to six with a 7-2 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Wednesday. Nick Hundley had thre...
23:34, 05/22/2019

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

Falcons lose DE Means for 2019 with Achilles tendon injury FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — Atlanta Falcons defensive end Steven Means will miss the 2019 season after suffering an Achilles tendon injury. Means was a part-time starter in 2018 and hurt in Monday’s organized team activities (OTAs) practice, wh...
23:34, 05/22/2019

Orioles get OF Broxton from Mets for pool money BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles have acquired outfielder Keon Broxton from the New York Mets for $500,000 international bonus pool money. Broxton was batting .143 with New York in 34 games with no homers and two RBIs. In five years with Milwau...
23:34, 05/22/2019

Why Does the Car Have Boobs? I will readily admit that I am definitely not a collector of all things Transformers, but even I will notice if one of them has suddenly sprouted a set of boobs on their model version. Why are there boobs? What car has boobs?...
23:34, 05/22/2019

Turkey's AK Party says nothing wrong with intelligence meetings with Syria despite tensions The AK Party of President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday there was nothing wrong with Turkey's intelligence agency meeting Syrian counterparts to prevent conflict - even though Ankara has backed rebels fighting President Bashar al-Assad....
23:34, 05/22/2019

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

Steve Mnuchin Wants to Know Who Wrote IRS Memo Saying He Has to Release Trump’s Taxes Because He’s Still Not Going To Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin is willing to use his oversized chompers to bite Trump’s taxes down to manageable sizes because he’d rather eat them than hand them over to Congress....
23:51, 05/22/2019

New York lawmakers pass bill allowing Congress to access Trump’s state tax returns New York state's legislature on Wednesday passed a bill that would make it easier for U.S. congressional committees investigating President Donald Trump to get access to his state tax returns....
00:00, 05/23/2019

French police summon prominent journalist for reporting on corruption in Macron’s government Le Monde’s Ariane Chemin has been writing about the “Benalla affair,” a story that has fueled allegations of a coverup within the Elysee Palace related to the conduct of a former security aide of President Emmanuel Macron....
00:00, 05/23/2019

Box update makes it easier to sort out your storage Cloud content management company Box has announced its all new Box Relay to help simplify business processes across organization's extended enterprise of employees, partners and customers.The company's revamped version of its key workflow p...
00:00, 05/23/2019

IBM Software Exec Predicts Quantum Computers Will Become Mainstream in Five Years Quantum computers won’t replace today’s traditional computers, but they will become mainstream within five years, an IBM executive predicted Wednesday at The Wall Street Journal’s Future of Everything Festival....
00:00, 05/23/2019

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

John Walker Lindh, Man Dubbed ‘American Taliban,’ Set to Be Released After 17 Years (ALEXANDRIA, Va.) — John Walker Lindh, the young Californian who became known as the American Taliban after he was captured by U.S. forces in the invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, is set to go free after nearly two decades in prison. But co...
00:34, 05/23/2019

Judge sides with Democrats in Trump bank subpoena fight NEW YORK — A federal judge on Wednesday allowed the House to move ahead with subpoenas seeking years of President Donald Trump’s financial records from Deutsche Bank and Capital One, dealing the second blow in a matter of days to Trump's legal strate...
00:34, 05/23/2019

U.S. judge appoints Ken Feinberg mediator for Bayer Roundup settlement talks A U.S. judge on Wednesday appointed prominent attorney Kenneth Feinberg as mediator for court-mandated settlement talks in the federal litigation over allegations that Bayer AG's glyphosate-based Roundup weed killer caused cancer....
00:34, 05/23/2019

Amazon shareholders reject facial recognition ban as concern grows in U.S. Congress Amazon.com Inc said shareholders rejected proposals to curb and audit its facial recognition service on Wednesday, just as members of Congress indicated there was bipartisan support to one day regulate the technology....
00:34, 05/23/2019

Lloyd's of London plans to merge governance bodies -source Lloyd's of London is proposing merging two of its governance bodies, the council and the board which together oversee the insurance market, to reduce overlap, a source familiar with the matter said....
00:34, 05/23/2019

Factbox: Qualcomm's 'obstinance' needs monitoring - judge Qualcomm Inc illegally suppressed competition in the market for smartphone chips by threatening to cut off supplies and extracting excessive licensing fees, a U.S. judge ruled, a decision that could force the company to overhaul its business practice...
00:34, 05/23/2019

Belgian monks brew beer to newly discovered recipe Connoisseurs of Belgium's world-renowned beer will soon be able to taste a range of special brews made according to recipes that have been sitting untouched in the archives of Grimbergen Abbey for more than 200 years....
00:51, 05/23/2019

CNN Travel's 19 places to visit in 2019 CNN Travel unveils 19 of the best places to visit in 2019 -- including hallowed ground in France, the US Space Coast and the exotic Middle Eastern nation of Oman....
00:51, 05/23/2019

UN: ex-German president resigned UN job for health reasons UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. says former German President Horst Kohler has resigned from his role as the secretary-general’s personal envoy for the disputed Western Sahara for health reasons. U.N. spokesman Stephane Dujarric says Secretary-Ge...
00:51, 05/23/2019

Bills claim tackle Wesley off waivers; sign tight end Deane ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills have claimed offensive tackle De’Ondre Wesley off waivers and also signed tight end Mik’Quan Deane. Wesley was claimed Wednesday a day after being released by the Indianapolis Colts. He rejoins ...
00:51, 05/23/2019

Motown legend has Alabama lawmakers ‘Dancing in the Street’ MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — When Motown legend Martha Reeves sings her 1964 hit “Dancing in the Street” in the Alabama House of Representatives, let the record show that lawmakers feel compelled to sing along. Reeves, a native of Eufaula, Ala...
00:51, 05/23/2019

US officials: Plan may send up to 10,000 troops to Mideast WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials say the Pentagon will present plans to the White House to send up to 10,000 more American troops to the Middle East to beef up defenses against potential Iranian threats. The officials say no decision has been made an...
00:51, 05/23/2019

Officials: Last slave ship from Africa ID’d on Alabama coast BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Alabama historical officials say researchers have located the wreck of the last ship known to bring enslaved people from Africa to the United States. A statement issued Wednesday by the Alabama Historical Commission says remai...
00:51, 05/23/2019

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

Don't expect Apple or Amazon to buy Tesla, Morgan Stanley analyst warns investors in private call In a private call with Morgan Stanley clients on Wednesday, research analyst Adam Jones, a long-time Tesla bull, said it's extremely unlikely that big tech firms like Apple or Amazon would ever move to acquire the electric vehicle maker....
01:17, 05/23/2019

NFL tweaks several television rules for 2019, including elimination of single-headers NFL guarantees three games every Sunday afternoon in all markets, moves start times of divisional playoffs, cuts commercial breaks for Super Bowl.        ...
01:17, 05/23/2019

FIFA keeps 32 teams for 2022 World Cup in Qatar, scrapping plans for expansion to 48 FIFA scrapped plans to expand the 2022 Qatar World Cup to 48 nations, deciding to stick with 32 due to the political and logistical complexities.        ...
01:17, 05/23/2019

Use This Passive-Aggressive Hack the Next Time Someone Borrows Your Pen Are you tired of people borrowing your things at work—like an expensive pen with your preferred .38mm line size and comfort grip—and never, ever returning them?...
01:17, 05/23/2019

I'm National Geographic Photographer Mark Thiessen, and This Is How I Work In their latest issue, National Geographic showed readers how smokejumpers fight wildfires in the Alaskan forest, with images by photographer Mark Thiessen. Firefighting photos is a specialty for Mark; he’s been doing it for 25 years, and shooting fo...
01:17, 05/23/2019

How to adjust the brightness of your iPhone flashlight Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. Did you know you can adjust the brightness of your iPhone’s flashlight? If you’re like me, and have owned an iPh...
01:17, 05/23/2019

Turkey's Erdogan and Trump may meet soon: Turkish official Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and U.S. President Donald Trump may soon have a face-to-face meeting, either in Turkey or on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Japan next month, a senior Turkish official said on Wednesday....
01:17, 05/23/2019

Turkey stopped purchasing Iranian oil as of May: Turkish official Turkey stopped purchasing Iranian oil as of May as U.S. waivers granted last November to eight buyers expired, and will continue to abide by Washington's demand that it halt all imports of crude oil from the Islamic Republic, a senior Turkish officia...
01:17, 05/23/2019

Amazon shareholders reject banning sale of facial recognition software to law enforcement Amazon shareholders rejected two proposals to limit sales of its facial recognition technology "Rekognition" to governments and law enforcement.        ...
01:51, 05/23/2019

Animoca Brands raises $2.5 million for The Sandbox blockchain gaming platform Animoca Brands has raised $2.5 million in funding for The Sandbox blockchain gaming platform. Animoca's Pixowl division is remaking The Sandbox as a blockchain-enabled game.Read More...
01:51, 05/23/2019

Pound suffers against euro for 13th day in a row amid May turmoil Longest losing streak takes place since creation of single currency two decades agoThe pound has suffered its longest losing streak against the euro since the creation of the single currency two decades ago as turmoil in Downing Street spilled over i...
01:51, 05/23/2019

Man allegedly hiding drugs in butt accidentally shoots himself in testicles A bungling felon from Washington state made a series of blunders when he shot himself in the testicles and tried to hide the weapon — all while storing drugs in his anus, a report said Wednesday. Cameron Jeffrey Wilson, 27, was carrying a pistol in h...
02:00, 05/23/2019

'Firewatch' publisher's Playdate gaming handheld has a crank Now here's an entrant in the game console wars that you didn't see coming. Veteran software developer Panic (best known for writing Transmit and publishing Firewatch) has unveiled a handheld game system, Playdate, that aims to break the ru...
02:00, 05/23/2019

Chick-fil-A's Miami airport location gets pushback from city leader over anti-LGBTQ stance A Miami city leader wants to stop Chick-fil-A from opening at the city's airport due to the company's financial support of anti-LGBTQ causes.        ...
02:00, 05/23/2019

Apple Is Testing Private Web Ads on Safari So You Feel Less Creeped Out While Shopping Ads are the bane of the internet. On top of being an eyesore, by now everyone’s had that experience of googling an item, only to find targeted ads for that same product follow you across the web. It’s creepy, and today, Apple announced in a blog post...
02:00, 05/23/2019

Tarantino's 'Hollywood' stars soak up Cannes praise Quentin Tarantino and his "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" stars Brad Pitt, Leonardo DiCaprio and Margot Robbie walk the red carpet after the movie's Cannes Film Festival premiere. (May 22)        ...
02:17, 05/23/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil wireless carrier TIM uses equipment from China's Huawei for 5G tests Brazilian wireless carrier TIM Participacoes SA said on Wednesday it is using equipment provided by China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd to conduct fifth-generation wireless technology (5G) tests in Florianopolis, a city in the south....
02:34, 05/23/2019

UPDATE 8-Trump torpedoes meeting with Democrats, blasts Pelosi's 'cover-up' accusation President Donald Trump on Wednesday abruptly cut short a White House meeting with Democratic lawmakers on infrastructure, then ripped into them over House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's accusation that he is engaged in a cover-up and asserted that he could n...
02:34, 05/23/2019

Weird Shoe Good? These shoes are utterly heinous, but also, I like them. You can wear them with nothing and everything; they’re so insanely busy that they’re neutral. They are my ideal aesthetic, which is chaos. The Shoe is a metaphor for the world in 2019. I want to...
02:51, 05/23/2019

AEW is giving Jim Ross the chance that WWE wouldn’t: ‘I started disappearing’ Jim Ross could feel a piece of himself and his career slipping away and wasn’t going to make letting go an option. The Hall of Fame wrestling announcer worked just twice on camera — “The Greatest Royal Rumble” in Saudi Arabia and “Raw 25”...
02:51, 05/23/2019

Cboe Global Markets to Present at Deutsche Bank Global Financial Services Conference Wednesday, May 29 CHICAGO – May 22, 2019 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, announced today that Ed Tilly, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer and Brian Schell, Executive Vice President and Chie...
03:00, 05/23/2019

Ice T says Amazon drivers should wear uniforms Ice T tweeted he almost shot an Amazon driver who was "creeping up to my crib" to complete a delivery because the driver had no signifiers who he was.        ...
03:00, 05/23/2019

West Bengal Election Results 2019 Live Updates: Counting To Begin Shortly The crucial Lok Sabha election results will be announced today after a marathon seven-phased election. West Bengal is a crucial state in this election as it sends 42 lawmakers to the Lok Sabha. The......
03:00, 05/23/2019

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

Truck plummets through New Jersey parking garage's upper level Dramatic video showed a truck after it fell through the upper level of a parking garage in northern New Jersey, although no injuries have been reported....
03:00, 05/23/2019

New York contractor says gun-toting restaurateur kidnapped him over unfinished renovations An off-the-books contractor in New York City has claimed that the owner of a Brooklyn restaurant kidnapped him at gunpoint last week and forced him to remain in the restaurant owner's house for two nights....
03:00, 05/23/2019

Guggenheim names Anheuser-Busch a 'best idea' on its shift away from traditional brands Shifting focus to Michelob Ultra from Bud Light and a strong innovation pipeline in craft brands have increased Guggenheim's conviction in the beer-maker's growth trajectory....
03:00, 05/23/2019

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

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

De Blasio’s security detail makes heroic rescue on FDR Drive Three members of Mayor de Blasio’s security detail made a heroic rescue on Wednesday morning when they helped stop a woman from jumping off the FDR Drive, sources said. Two NYPD detectives and one police officer were traveling northbound on the...
03:17, 05/23/2019

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

FDNY firefighter turns himself in for allegedly assaulting girlfriend An off-duty FDNY firefighter was arrested Wednesday morning for allegedly assaulting his girlfriend inside her Inwood apartment, police said. Brian Chevalier, 30, turned himself in to police shortly before 9 a.m. for allegedly knocking his 26-year-ol...
03:17, 05/23/2019

Snap a Gallery Wall Into Place With Magnaframe's Affordable, Magnetic Frame Packs Gallery walls are definitely The Thing To Do when decorating a home these days, but if you don’t have the creative eye to design your own, or the cash to pay Framebridge to do it, Magnaframe is a unique, affordable, and easy-to-install alternative....
03:17, 05/23/2019

Vida is smarter, sexier, and more vital in its 2nd season Tanya Saracho’s Vida, one of The A.V. Club’s best shows of 2018, returns in stronger, sexier, and more spirited form in its second season. The Latinx-led dramedy about two estranged sisters trying to find their way home again—and all the difficulties...
03:17, 05/23/2019

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

Saudi Warplanes, Most Made in America, Still Bomb Civilians in Yemen U.S. efforts to reduce civilian casualties have failed to stop allied warplanes with the Saudi coalition from bombing homes and killing families in Yemen....
03:17, 05/23/2019

Borussia Dortmund Are Coming For Bayern Munich's Crown While no one bottled the Premier League this season, it can be said that Borussia Dortmund blew it in their pursuit of the Bundesliga title. Dortmund had a nine-point lead over arch rivals Bayern Munich in late January, only to let it slip through th...
03:34, 05/23/2019

Report: That Scuzzy Deal Between The Mets And Yahoo Has Not Gotten Off To A Great Start Remember way back in February, when Yahoo and the Mets announced a new partnership that, even in an era defined by flop-sweaty digital media ideas, was particularly flop-sweaty? The idea was this: Yahoo would launch a subscription-based site covering...
03:34, 05/23/2019

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

Hong Kongers wanted for rioting granted refugee status in Germany Two Hong Kong residents wanted for rioting have been granted refugee status in Germany, in a major blow to the city's international reputation as fears grow of shrinking political freedoms in the semi-autonomous Chinese zone....
04:00, 05/23/2019

The Strangest Ghostbusters Cameo In PC Gaming There’s an official Ghostbusters tie-in coming to the PC—featuring the vocal talents of original cast members, no less—and it’s coming to...Planet Coaster, the breezy, feel-good theme park simulator....
04:17, 05/23/2019

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

Many Google Duplex calls are from real people instead of AI Google's Duplex reservations might be more widely available, but that doesn't mean the AI is ready to handle every call. The company has confirmed to the New York Times that about 25 percent of the Assistant-based calls start with a human ...
04:34, 05/23/2019

Honda recalls 118,000 SUVs in the US for sudden air bag deployments Honda Motor's U.S. unit said on Wednesday it is recalling 118,000 new U.S. SUVs following reports of three injuries tied to sudden airbag deployments....
04:34, 05/23/2019

Documents Are ‘No Substitute’ for Witness Testimony, Schiff Says Representative Adam B. Schiff, the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, said he was pleased that the Justice Department had agreed to share some documents related to the Mueller report, but that his panel would continue to seek more material...
04:34, 05/23/2019

You Can Now Get the 6.2-Liter V8 in More, Cheaper Chevy Silverado Trims The entire concept of offering multiple trim levels for a vehicle is so consumers have choice over what they can buy for the money they have, which is why it’s a smart move that GM is making its 6.2-liter V8 engine available on three more Chevy Silv...
04:51, 05/23/2019

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

Vote counting begins in India, Modi expected to hold power NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian election officials have begun counting votes that were cast in the country’s mammoth general elections. The count began Thursday morning and was expected to conclude by the evening. Voters cast ballots on some 40 million...
05:17, 05/23/2019

Ex-detective pleads guilty to operating brothels NEW YORK (AP) — A retired New York Police Department vice detective and his wife have admitted to running a prostitution and gambling ring that allegedly involved seven police officers and dozens of civilians. Prosecutors say 51-year-old Ludwig Paz p...
05:17, 05/23/2019

Disaster deal very much in doubt as recess looms Any hope of a long-awaited deal on disaster funding began to slip away Wednesday evening as talks stalled just before both chambers plan to leave for the Memorial Day recess.Congressional negotiators remain stuck on a slew of immigration-related prov...
05:34, 05/23/2019

Court: Deutsche Bank may release files on Donald Trump US President Donald Trump has failed in his legal attempt to stop Congress subpoenas to force Deutsche Bank to release his financial details. The German bank reportedly lent Trump over $2 billion in the last 20 years....
05:34, 05/23/2019

Union Berlin: Daring to dream of Bundesliga football Union Berlin are set to face Stuttgart for the chance to play in the Bundesliga next season. In an era of rampant commercialism, they are dreaming of giving fans in the top flight a different in-stadium experience....
05:34, 05/23/2019

Should college athletes be paid? Some lawmakers, and a presidential candidate, say yes. Andrew Yang says the NCAA is exploiting college athletes and is one of many who think the government will have to play a role in overhauling the current model....
06:00, 05/23/2019

New Jersey man charged with threatening to bomb Trump Tower A 20-year-old New Jersey man accused of threatening on social media to "shoot everybody" at a pro-Israel march and bomb the Trump Tower skyscraper in New York City was arrested on Wednesday on a string of federal charges, prosecutors said....
06:17, 05/23/2019

Taiwan says 2 US warships sail through Taiwan Strait TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan’s defense ministry says two U.S. warships have sailed through the Taiwan Strait in the latest apparent move by Washington to challenge China’s claims in the region. A ministry statement says the ships passed t...
06:34, 05/23/2019

Acer's Nitro 5 and Swift 3 laptops pack the latest AMD Ryzen processors Acer isn't just sticking to Intel for chips in its latest laptops. The company has rolled out versions of its Nitro 5 gaming laptop and Swift 3 thin-and-light that pack second-generation Ryzen Mobile processors. The 15.6-inch Nitro 5 (above) car...
06:34, 05/23/2019

Raptors' Nurse: Leonard 'feeling good,' Lowry 'not great' Toronto Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard's health is just fine, while point guard Kyle Lowry is fighting through significant pain, head coach Nick Nurse told reporters Wednesday....
07:00, 05/23/2019

Theme park to bring ‘Hunger Games,’ ‘Twilight’ to life this summer LOS ANGELES — Some of Lionsgate’s most popular film franchises from “Hunger Games” to “Twilight” will be brought to life when the studio opens what it calls the world’s first vertical theme park in China this summe...
07:17, 05/23/2019

NYPD ‘brothel cop’ pleads guilty to running prostitution, gambling ring A former NYPD detective and his wife both pleaded guilty to masterminding a multimillion-dollar prostitution and gambling ring with the help of seven current police officers, officials said Wednesday. Ludwig Paz, 51, who was assigned to the NYPD vice...
07:17, 05/23/2019

Video shows Sacramento cops using ‘spit mask’ on minor during arrest SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Police on Wednesday defended their use of a clear mesh “spit mask” on a combative 12-year-old boy as irate bystanders videotaped the tense encounter in Sacramento while objecting that the boy was being detained. Officers “appropr...
07:17, 05/23/2019

Nonprofits using cryptocurrency to help needy Venezuelans BARQUISIMETO, Venezuela — Andreina Cordero started the year skipping meals so her three kids could eat. Her husband, a construction worker, was out of a job. And the family’s savings had been devastated by the nation’s hyperinflation, lim...
07:17, 05/23/2019

Robinson Cano’s ironic injury latest blip in Mets’ farcical drama And that, to borrow from J. Walter Weatherman in “Arrested Development,” is why you don’t hustle. Come to think of it, as loyal Twitter follower @seaver_15 suggested to me, that’s also why you don’t expend major resources on a 36-year-old coming off ...
07:34, 05/23/2019

Yankees’ Gleyber Torres, Gary Sanchez blast Orioles again BALTIMORE — The time is coming when injuries to Yankee hurlers will extract a toll too expensive to cover. Yet, if Gleyber Torres and Gary Sanchez each continues to hit like a young Manny Ramirez, that bill might be a little bit easier to pay. On a n...
07:34, 05/23/2019

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

UK suffers major UN defeat over Chagos Islands The United Nations General Assembly has voted overwhelmingly to condemn the UK's continued occupation of the Chagos Islands -- a humiliating defeat for London on its continued colonial legacy....
08:00, 05/23/2019

Apple agrees to notify users when iOS updates throttle down performance Following the last year debate about whether or not Apple should have informed consumers that some of its updates will slow down their iPhones, the UK Competition and Markets Authority kicked off an investigation to learn more about the matter.The in...
08:17, 05/23/2019

Deal: Save $350 on LG G8 ThinQ and LG V40 ThinQ at Best Buy LG's most recent flagships, the G8 and V40 are quite interesting devices for US carriers, as many of them offer big discounts when you buy them. Verizon is very determined to convince as many people as possible to purchase either of the two high-end ...
08:17, 05/23/2019

Ayesha Curry slams body-shamer who suggested putting her 10-month-old son on a diet Ayesha Curry can dish out criticism just as well as she can take it, but she's drawing the line on any negative comments directed toward her children.        ...
08:34, 05/23/2019

Olympics: Plans stall for unified Korean team at women's hockey event South Korea will send its own team to the women's Hockey Series Finals next month after talks with North Korea over fielding a unified team at the Olympic qualifying event stalled, Yonhap News Agency reported....
08:34, 05/23/2019

Wednesday Forecast: Winds winding down but a chance for overnight showers TUCSON – It was a windy Wednesday in Southern Arizona with gusts up to 40 to 50 m.p.h. These winds will decrease across much of the area this evening as the upper low moves northeastward toward northwest Arizona. However,various numerical weath...
08:34, 05/23/2019

Community says farewell to Thornydale Elementary School TUCSON-  Thornydale Elementary School is permanently closing. The district’s board voted to close it down because the number of students has been dropping for years. Wednesday was the last day of school for Thornydale Elementary students. ̶...
08:34, 05/23/2019

Americans expected to spend billions in gifts for graduations NBC — Americans are expected to spend more than $5 billion overall in gifts for graduation season, according to the National Retail Federation. An estimated 34% of Americans will spend about $107.48 on gifts for high school and college graduate...
08:34, 05/23/2019

Lawmakers Are Accusing the Government of a Cover Up in Another Migrant Child's Death A 10-year-old girl from El Salvador died while in U.S. custody last September, according to CBS. The girl is the sixth migrant child who has died after being detained by the U.S. since last autumn. Her death had not been previously reported....
08:51, 05/23/2019

New round of severe weather to batter storm-ravaged Plains, central U.S. After a severe weather outbreak hammered areas from Texas to Kansas and Missouri early this week, more severe weather will threaten these same areas in the days leading up to the Memorial Day holiday weekend....
08:51, 05/23/2019

Donald Trump presents Public Safety Officer Medal of Honor President Donald Trump praised the "immortal acts of courage" of 14 first responders who received the Public Safety Officer Medal of Honor on Wednesday afternoon at the White House....
08:51, 05/23/2019

U.S. urges South Korea to reject Huawei goods, citing security risks: Chosun Ilbo The U.S. government is lobbying South Korea not to use Huawei Technologies Co Ltd products, a South Korean newspaper reported on Thursday, amid a wider push by Washington to get its allies to reject the Chinese tech firm's goods....
09:00, 05/23/2019

Panasonic suspends some component shipments to Huawei amid U.S. blacklist Japan's Panasonic Corp said on Thursday it has stopped shipments of certain components to Huawei Technologies to comply with U.S. restrictions on the Chinese company....
09:00, 05/23/2019

Ingraham: Pelosi and the Democrats 'uninterested in working' Fox News' Laura Ingraham said Wednesday that House Speaker Nancy Peloi's actions today proved that Democrats are "uninterested" when it comes to working with President Trump....
09:17, 05/23/2019

Jim Jordan says Dems' attacks on Trump hurt US, overlook president's accomplishments The Democrats’ fixation on taking down President Trump ahead of the 2020 election is not in the country’s best interest and ultimately overlooks his accomplishments, U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, said Wednesday....
09:17, 05/23/2019

Trump awards highest honor for bravery to public safety officers President Trump awarded the Medal of Valor to 14 public safety officers on Wednesday; the medal is the nation’s highest honor for bravery by a public safety officer....
09:17, 05/23/2019

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

Honda recalls 137,000 SUVs for sudden air bag deployments Honda Motor Co said on Wednesday it is recalling 137,000 new sport utility vehicles (SUVs) following reports of three injuries tied to sudden air bag deployments in the United States....
09:34, 05/23/2019

Natura agrees to buy Avon, creating cosmetics powerhouse Brazil's Natura SA said on Wednesday it had reached an agreement to buy rival Avon Products Inc via a share swap, creating the world's fourth-largest beauty company with a redoubled focus on direct sales....
09:34, 05/23/2019

Spanish stocks - Factors to watch on Thursday The following Spanish stocks may be affected by newspaper reports and other factors on Thursday. Reuters has not verified the newspaper reports, and cannot vouch for their accuracy:...
09:34, 05/23/2019

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on May 23 Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening 27 points lower at 7,307 on Thursday, according to financial bookmakers. * MERLIN: Activist investor ValueAct confirmed an earlier Financial Times report which stated that it urged Merlin Entertainme...
09:34, 05/23/2019

UPDATE 1-MOVES-Former Platts LNG executive joins Australia's GLX * Marc Howson, a former liquefied natural gas (LNG) executive from S&P Global Platts, has joined Australian LNG trading platform Global LNG Exchange (GLX) on Tuesday, GLX Chief Executive Damien Criddle told Reuters on Thursday...
09:34, 05/23/2019

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

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