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'The Obsoletes' by Simeon Mills a charming if flawed tale of teenage robots

A big imagination compensates for a messy plot in Simeon Mills' "The Obsoletes," a coming-of-age tale of teenage robots in small-town Michigan.    &#...

'The Obsoletes' by Simeon Mills a charming if flawed tale of teenage robots

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Boeing 737 Max Simulators Are in High Demand. They Are Flawed. The flight simulators are unable to accurately replicate the difficult conditions created by a malfunctioning system on the jet, which played a role in two fatal crashes....
03:51, 05/18/2019

Why the UK’s grand plan to stop gadgets turning against us is flawed Internet-connected gizmos from kettles to TVs are an underestimated security risk. But the UK government’s response ignores the biggest risk – ourselves, says Chris Stokel-Walker...
17:17, 05/02/2019

U.N. assessing damage at Yemeni port city grain mills The United Nations are assessing possible damage to grain stores it manages near the Yemeni Red Sea port city of Hodeidah that were hit by gunfire on Thursday, a spokesman said....
11:34, 05/10/2019

Knicks’ Steve Mills mum on possibly using No. 3 pick for Anthony Davis trade CHICAGO — In breaking his silence, Knicks president Steve Mills declined to speculate about moving the third pick in the draft for Pelicans superstar Anthony Davis and said Knicks fans should be happy — and not sad — about Tuesday’s lottery results. ...
00:17, 05/18/2019

Basketball: Simmons, Bogut, Mills head Australia squad for World Cup Ben Simmons, Andrew Bogut and Patty Mills were among nine NBA players included in Australia's the 17-man squad for this year's basketball World Cup on Thursday....
14:34, 05/23/2019

Knicks’ Steve Mills: Porzingis’ trade demand came with Europe threat Knicks President Steve Mills said Kristaps Porzingis threatened to return to Europe if he wasn’t traded within seven days. “He … point-blank said to us, ‘I don’t want to be here,'” Mills said at a Chase Fan Forum S...
07:34, 05/23/2019

Construction company sues Army Corps, calls border fence bid process 'highly flawed' An Arizona construction company competing for border fence projects has sued the Department of Defense over the Army Corps of Engineers' "highly flawed solicitation and award" process, the Washington Examiner has learned....
23:00, 05/07/2019

John Cena discusses veteran support at Bentonville Film Festival: ‘We're all flawed, facing those fears’ John Cena is once again speaking up for veteran support and cultivating a community where veterans and those who have served their country get the recognition and appreciation they deserve....
20:34, 05/14/2019

Central America's most charming city Cobbled streets, colonial Spanish architecture, nearby volcanoes and perfect weather all year round make Antigua, Guatemala, a jewel in Central America's crown....
20:00, 05/20/2019

‘Cinderella’ musical gives Prince Charming a gay twist Broadway’s power brokers took time out from Tony season this week to fly to London to see “Cinderella,” the new musical from Andrew Lloyd Webber. The heat is intense on this one, not only because Lloyd Webber is the most successful composer in ...
01:34, 05/17/2019

Antigua: Central America's most charming city Cobbled streets, colonial Spanish architecture, nearby volcanoes and perfect weather all year make Antigua, Guatemala, a superb travel spot. Could it be Central America's most charming city?...
20:34, 05/20/2019

20 of the Most Charming Secrets About Notting Hill You Could Imagine Twenty years on, are Will Thacker and Anna Scott still together? In the end, did their separate worlds manage to mesh for the long run? Let's just say yes, totally. Plus, as you......
13:34, 05/13/2019

A First Look At Michael Kors’s Charming New London Store “We wanted to achieve a sense of residential ease with a personal touch, like you’re relaxing in your own living room, or mine,” Kors tells Vogue ahead of the ribbon cutting...
12:34, 05/09/2019

Arthur opens its 22nd season with a charming wedding for Mr. Ratburn and his partner Long-running PBS Kids show Arthur kicked off its 22nd season this week with an important event: the marriage the of the kids’ longtime teacher Mr. Ratburn. In “Mr. Ratburn & The Special Someone,” our favorite noseless aardvark and his pals are at...
19:17, 05/14/2019

Beluga Whale Found With Mysterious Harness Is Charming and Confounding These Norwegians (COPENHAGEN, Denmark) — A beluga whale found in Arctic Norway wearing a harness that suggests links to a military facility in Russia is so tame that residents can pet the mammal on its nose. The white whale frolicking in the frigid harbor of Tu...
23:34, 04/30/2019

Starstruck Kate McKinnon redecorates for Emma Thompson in this charming SNL promo It’s rather a relief to know that even stars get starstruck. Promos for the week’s Saturday Night Live hosting gig are usually a series of nearly flat one-liners, but in this endearing promo for Emma Thompson’s upcoming debut hosting SNL in advance o...
23:17, 05/08/2019

Wheatus: how we made Teenage Dirtbag ‘I wanted it to sound like Metallica and AC/DC from the waist up and Public Enemy from the waist down’I’d had the riff in my head since college. I wrote Teenage Dirtbag lying on a futon staring at the ceiling in a rented apartment on Long Island, New...
12:51, 05/22/2019

Eli and Peyton Manning’s teenage nephew is tearing it up He’s got Eli’s brown locks, Peyton’s arm and is named after Archie. Meet the heir to the Manning NFL throne. Arch Manning — son of Cooper and nephew of the two future Hall of Fame quarterbacks — turned heads Friday night...
06:51, 05/19/2019

Teenage Boy Dies In US Border Patrol Custody A 16-year-old Guatemalan boy died on Monday in US Border Patrol custody in Texas, US officials said, making him the fifth Guatemalan minor to die after being apprehended at the US-Mexico border since......
03:34, 05/21/2019

Let the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Wake Your Kid Up If you have trouble motivating your child to get out of bed in the mornings, you may want to consider employing the help of some animated characters. Google Assistant’s Character Alarms use voiceovers and music from popular animated franchises like N...
01:17, 05/21/2019

‘Hi! My name’s Eva’: A teenage Holocaust victim’s diary comes to life on Instagram The account titled Eva Stories garnered a million followers within 24 hours of going live Wednesday evening, the beginning of Holocaust Remembrance Day in Israel....
00:00, 05/03/2019

Guatemalan teenage boy dies in U.S. Border Patrol custody A 16-year-old Guatemalan boy died on Monday in U.S. Border Patrol custody in Texas, U.S. officials said, making him the fifth Guatemalan minor to die after being apprehended at the U.S.-Mexico border since December....
21:34, 05/20/2019

Children’s Books: Y.A. Novels That Let Teenage Boys Be Vulnerable The characters in these novels grew up with strict rules about masculine strength and dominance. But extreme situations force them to let go of all that....
20:00, 04/28/2019

Teenage Guatemalan migrant dies in Texas while in U.S. custody A 16-year-old Guatemalan migrant died in a Texas hospital while in the custody of the U.S. government on Wednesday after his health steadily declined due to a severe brain infection, according to officials from both countries....
04:34, 05/02/2019

Teenage girl kills herself 'after Instagram poll' in Malaysia Police investigating after she asked her followers to choose death or life and 69% voted for deathA 16 year-old girl has reportedly killed herself in Malaysia, after posting a poll on her Instagram account asking followers if she should die or not, a...
08:51, 05/15/2019

A Tale of Two Yield Curves Investors and Federal Reserve officials watch the gaps between shorter- and longer-term interest rates to gauge the health of the U.S. economy. Right now, the two groups are seeing different things....
05:17, 05/22/2019

Boeing MAX: A Tale of Two Crashes A Wall Street Journal analysis of official interim crash reports shows the parallels between the Boeing MAX accidents in Indonesia and Ethiopia that took 346 lives and led to the world-wide grounding of the fleet....
14:17, 05/15/2019

Liberty’s teenage rookie embracing pressure of Yao Ming comparisons For a 19-year-old center from China, being compared to Yao Ming is high praise — and heavy pressure. When it’s coming from new Liberty owner Joe Tsai — one of the richest men in China — even more so. Good thing Han Xu cannot only handle it, but embra...
11:17, 05/06/2019

Teenage Filmmaker Wins Top Prize at the Tribeca Film Festival “Burning Cane,” written, directed and shot by Phillip Youmans, won the Founders Award as well as best cinematography and best actor (for Wendell Pierce.)...
07:34, 05/03/2019

Teenage climate change protesters target Britain's parliament Teenage environmental activists locked themselves to the railings of Britain's parliament on Friday to demand politicians take more radical measures to fight climate change after weeks of protests pushed the issue up the political agenda....
23:00, 05/03/2019

More than 42K tips in Delphi murder case of 2 teenage girls, cops say Tipsters have flooded a task-force investigating the murders of two Indiana teenage girls with more than 42,000 emails and calls since the case began, Indiana State Police said Monday....
19:51, 05/06/2019

‘Tough results' tell a tale of 2 Subarus In the U.S., it's a company on a decade-long winning streak. Globally, the latest fiscal year was marred by recalls, quality woes and shrinking profits....
11:34, 05/13/2019

Peter Mayhew as Chewbacca: a charming and good-natured movie pioneer | Peter Bradshaw The man inside Star Wars’ Wookiee suit may not have been instantly recognisable, but his skills helped lay the groundwork for current blockbuster moviesLike Anthony Daniels in the gold shell of C3PO, or Dave Prowse in the cloak and mask of Darth Vade...
12:51, 05/03/2019

Beto O'Rourke was a teenage member of hacking group Cult of the Dead Cow Democratic presidential candidate’s membership of group that invented the term ‘hacktivism’ may explain much about his approach to politics Beto O’Rourke, the Democratic presidential candidate, belonged as a teenager to the oldest group of computer h...
19:00, 05/01/2019

Iran secretly executed teenage boys, human rights group says Iran secretly executed two 17-year-old teenagers, said the rights group Amnesty International, which criticized the country for its "utter disdain for international law and the rights of children."...
22:51, 04/30/2019

Teenage activists demand climate action on eve of global school strike Children, some as young as eight, will walk out of class in cities around the world on Friday in a fresh wave of strikes called by young people who fear adults are sleepwalking toward a collapse in the global climate system....
21:34, 05/23/2019

A teenage bride finds pleasure inside and outside marriage in the sensuous The Third Wife It’s not uncommon in Asian cinema to depict female oppression—and resilience—through the historical lens of old patriarchal customs. Stories of entrapped concubines and mistresses in existential crisis take on the operatic dimensions of high tragedy;...
21:51, 05/13/2019

The Jobs That Robots Will Never Be Able To Do The advancement of technology means elimination of human error and an increase in efficiency - so what is stopping us from automating the world around us completely? It is the fact that there are some......
07:51, 05/06/2019

Virginia carnival worker confesses to killing two women, one teenage girl, police say A Virginia man who worked in a traveling carnival confessed last week to the murders of two women and one teenage girl in Tennessee and Georgia, police said....
16:00, 05/14/2019

With Brad and Leo, Tarantino debuts a fairy tale in Cannes Twenty-five years after premiering ‘Pulp Fiction’ in Cannes, Quentin Tarantino debuted ‘Once Upon a Time in ... Hollywood,’ with Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt, at the French film festival...
06:51, 05/22/2019

A tale of two “inside-out” VR headsets: The $400 Oculus Rift S, $600 HP Reverb Enlarge / The $600 HP Reverb (left) and $400 Oculus Rift S (right). By the end of 2019, many major VR headset manufacturers seem poised to launch a new "statement" product for PCs. This month sees two such headsets reach store shelves: the Oculus ...
20:34, 05/11/2019

New book reveals the tragic tale of a forgotten poet In a brilliant work of literary resuscitation, Lucasta Miller explores Landon's forgotten poetry and vigorously challenges the legacy of "lies and evasions" surrounding her, says Claire Harman...
17:51, 05/16/2019

Holy and unholy waters: a tale of two Indian rivers While the Ganges is sacred but heavily polluted, the Chambal’s ‘cursed’ but pristine waters have proved a blessing for localsCold-blooded gharials, a crocodile-like species unique to south Asia, catch the last of the day’s warmth as a setting sun pai...
07:00, 05/13/2019

'We all have Hoop Dreams': Bittersweet tale of first 'reality TV show' When Dwyane Wade was a 12-year-old shooting jumpers on the playgrounds of Chicago, a movie came out that would help navigate him through his future Hall of Fame career....
20:34, 05/04/2019

The compelling tale of how climate change denial came to grip the US The Drilled podcast reveals how money and politics in the US beat science to create climate change denial – and how the nation could rewrite its future...
19:00, 04/28/2019

How Björk Brought Her Sci-Fi, Feminist Fairy Tale to Life “Cornucopia,” the iconoclastic artist’s new live extravaganza at the Shed, features a 50-member choir, seven flutists and music describing a feminine, hopeful future....
23:17, 05/08/2019

Why won't we let robots into our homes – and our hearts? Last week, Anki, creator of adorable robots that are part toy, part virtual assistant and part pet, went out of business. “It is with a heavy heart to inform you that Anki has ceased product development and we are no longer manufacturing robot...
18:51, 05/11/2019

NASA is testing ‘bee’ robots on the ISS NASA is betting big on the future of space robots. As automated gadgets become more and more advanced, scientists are starting to imagine how robots could not only aid space travelers but perhaps even shoulder some of the load when it comes to variou...
01:00, 05/22/2019

Tucked review – moving tale of a dying drag queen Derren Nesbitt is terrific as an ageing club performer who rescues a young singer from homophobic attackersAn ageing drag queen gets a diagnosis of terminal cancer and makes a new friend in this touching, unexpectedly funny end-of-life drama set in B...
21:00, 05/16/2019

The Handmaid's Tale season three trailer – June takes on Gilead! In the first look at the return of the award-winning dystopian drama, we witness the birth of the resistance – and find out what happened to June’s babyBlessed be the fruit. The trailer for season three of award-winning drama The Handmaid’s Tale has ...
19:17, 05/01/2019

K-pop band NU'EST returns with full line-up, fairy tale-inspired EP K-pop boy band NU'EST dropped its new EP, Happily Ever After, on Monday, its first record with its full five-member lineup in nearly three years....
16:17, 04/29/2019

Malick's tale of conscientious objector divides Cannes critics A World War Two drama by U.S. director Terrence Malick is proving one of the Cannes film festival's most divisive premieres yet, with some critics hailing a cinema master at the top of his game and one calling it "a big swing and a miss"....
03:17, 05/21/2019

The Dream review – a podcast tale of how firms manipulate our brains A shocking podcast tells the story of how poor people are being exploited by new kinds of companies that have turned the insights of cognitive science on them...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Hermanos Rodriguez: The tragic tale of Mexico's greatest F1 drivers When Sergio Perez takes to the track at this weekend's Mexican Grand Prix, the eyes of the world won't be on him but, should everything go to plan, a few places further forward on the grid....
18:34, 04/28/2019

Elizabeth Holmes: The hypnotic tale of the rise and fall of Theranos Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes built a $10 billion company on the promise of a miracle blood test. But it didn’t work. A new film, The Inventor, follows the fallout...
19:00, 04/28/2019

The real-life tale behind Thiessen and Smith's book Tiffani Amber Thiessen and husband Brady Smith reveal what inspired their new children's book, "You're Missing It." (May 9)        ...
14:51, 05/09/2019

Bitcoin Billionaires by Ben Mezrich review – the tale of the Winklevoss twins Coders, cocktails and a bank heist in reverse – the brothers who sued Mark Zuckerberg and hit bitcoin boom timeIf you have seen The Social Network, you will remember the Winklevoss twins: tall, preppy Harvard students (both played by Armie Hammer) wh...
10:00, 05/16/2019

How a teenage growth spurt helped put England debutant Jofra Archer on fast track to success On Friday at Malahide, England began the most exciting summer in a generation by giving a debut that is almost as hotly-anticipated. Jofra Archer's first steps in international cricket were of particular interest at the southern end of both Barbados ...
11:51, 05/03/2019

The Robots Want to Steal (the Boring Parts of) Your Job MIT's Erik Brynjolfsson on why the Westworld dystopia is (hopefully) far off and why you should never use a telepresence robot to tell someone they’re dying....
20:51, 04/28/2019

These 'cathartic' stress robots can take a beating Whether it's a meditation app or looking at puppy videos, much of today's technology focuses on replacing your negative feelings with positive ones. But what if you want to act on all your feelings of anger, sadness and anxiety -- in a heal...
08:17, 05/07/2019

This designer wants to make robots less scary Humans have a weird relationship with robots, artificial intelligence, and machine learning. We’re simultaneously delighted and appalled by their capabilities and autonomy. When we see what the latest inventions can do to make our lives easier, we im...
16:17, 05/03/2019

Amazon might start using robots to box your orders A few weeks ago, Amazon said it will be at least 10 years before the company is running fully-automated warehouses. But partial automation is already underway. According to Reuters, Amazon is considering installing two machines at dozens of warehouse...
16:51, 05/13/2019

Colbert thinks Alabama's new viral marketing campaign for The Handmaid's Tale is going a little far It’s been a bad week in America—which is to say, it’s been a bad couple of years in America, and this week saw that badness manifest in one of its most obviously upsetting forms—as a number of states, including Alabama, Mississippi, Ohio, and Georgia...
10:00, 05/17/2019

Review: ‘A Plague Tale’ Is the Most Gripping, Harrowing Game You’ll Play This Year The first thing you should know about A Plague Tale: Innocence is that, very early on, a dog is going to die. Set in 1348 in France, A Plague Tale opens with Amicia—the player character—exploring the forest with her father, Robert de Run...
20:51, 05/21/2019

A Plague Tale Innocence Review: A game that will be spoken in the same breath as Hellblade Plague Tale: Innocence is the latest title from Asobo Games that pits you and your stomach against endless swarms of bloody thirsty rats in Medieval France with nothing but a slingshot and the power of holding hands....
01:17, 05/14/2019

Want to build robots and invent stuff? Here's where to start Ever wanted to design and build machines instead of buying them? Start here, with Hannah Joshua’s 10-part series that aims to give you all the skills to make a robot and much more...
04:00, 05/07/2019

NASA is designing flexible robots that could go to Mars Robots and space exploration go hand-in-hand, so it’s no surprise that NASA is on the forefront of experimental new robotics technologies that could be used during missions to other planets. The group’s rovers and robotic landers have proven incredib...
20:51, 05/09/2019

Fiction: Love, Sex and Robots Collide in a New Ian McEwan Novel “Machines Like Me” asks if synthetic humans could spark enlightenment or ease pain — and whether it’s a good idea to invent stuff that could eat your lunch....
20:00, 05/01/2019

Delivery robots will soon be allowed on Washington sidewalks Washington has become the eighth state to greenlight the use of delivery robots on sidewalks and crosswalks. Governor Jay Inslee signed the bill yesterday, following support from Starship Technologies, which specializes in autonomous last-mile and lo...
18:17, 05/01/2019

| WATCH: Nasa to send flying robots to ISS Two special robots called 'Astrobees' will be sent to space to help astronauts carry out chores and experiments on board the International Space Station....
14:51, 05/11/2019

These Lego Star Wars Droids Might Be the Toy Robots Everyone's Been Looking For Consumer-focused robots have been having a bit of a hard time in recent years. Just last week, Anki, maker of the adorable Cozmo and Vector bots, was the latest robot maker to go under as consumers hesitated to spend $250 on an automaton that didn’t ...
09:17, 05/04/2019

Matthias & Maxime review – Xavier Dolan's heartfelt tale of male longing Two friends’ playful kiss rekindles suppressed feelings in a film swept along by rattling dialogue and simmering tensionsXavier Dolan’s unstoppably garrulous, sweet-natured new movie is a coming-of-age film, or possibly an approaching-thirtysomething...
15:51, 05/23/2019

Tall chip tale? Huawei's backup plans leave experts unconvinced Chip experts are calling out Huawei for its claims that it could ensure a steady supply chain without U.S. help, saying the technology the Chinese telecoms network gear maker buys from American companies would be "hard to replace"....
12:34, 05/17/2019

WATCH: Black Fairy-tale Becomes Reality in Short Film, Thistles And Thorns Once Upon a Time the world remembered the magic, power, and purpose of Black Women. In a mere 12 minute short film, Thistles And Thorns brings that wonderment of African Diaspora to the screen for our enjoyment and upliftment....
04:00, 05/06/2019

Cannes filmmaker urges Macron to watch tale of French police violence Filmmaker Ladj Ly urged French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday to watch his thriller about a chaotic police patrol, in the running for the top award at Cannes, as an insight into France's "yellow vest" street protests....
16:00, 05/16/2019

LG's custom chip is made to power AI in appliances and robots For the last few years LG has been pushing integration of AI features in all kinds of products with its ThinQ brand, and now it's designed custom hardware to enable on-device AI processing in "future robot vacuum cleaners, washing machines, refr...
12:17, 05/17/2019

Bad news, journalists: Robots are writing really good headlines now Journalism is hard. Hours of research and writing culminate with publishing a piece with little more than blind faith that it’ll be well-received. Most aren’t. And for those that flop, it’s typically the headline we start with when trying to diagnose...
07:00, 05/17/2019

Amazon's warehouse robots won't replace humans for at least a decade Are you worried your job is going to be taken by a robot? You needn't be if you work for Amazon, which has dismissed the idea of fully-automated warehouses becoming a reality any time soon. According to Amazon's director of robotics fulfilm...
00:17, 05/03/2019

Anki, Maker of Adorable Robots That Don't Do All That Much, Abruptly Shuts Down Robotics company Anki, the manufacturer of an adorable line of tiny home robots like Cozmo and its bigger brother, the $250 Vector, has unexpectedly and abruptly folded, Recode reported on Monday.Read more......
08:34, 04/30/2019

The Fairy Tale Ends: Cap’n Crunch And Maxine Waters Have Filed For Divorce After 27 Years Of Marriage Though celebrity marriages come and go, there are those rare few that seem built to stand the test of time—the ones where the couples are so adorably head-over-heels for one another that it gives you hope in the power of true love. Sadly, one of thos...
19:17, 05/08/2019

Facebook Research is developing touchy-feely curious robots As a social media platform with global reach, Facebook leans extensively on its artificial intelligence and machine-learning systems to keep the site online and harmful content off it (at least, some of the time). Following its announcement at the st...
20:51, 05/20/2019

Robots conduct daily health inspections of schoolchildren in China Thousands of preschools in China are using robots to give students heath checks. Each morning they examine pupils looking for signs of contagious diseases...
16:51, 05/23/2019

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

Why putting googly eyes on robots makes them inherently less threatening At the start of 2019, supermarket chain Giant Food Stores announced it would begin operating customer assisting robots -- collectively dubbed Marty -- in 172 locations across the East Coast. These autonomous machines may navigate their respective sto...
21:17, 05/22/2019

Ford tests package-carrying robots for driverless delivery Ford would like to deploy Digit delivery robots as early as 2021, alongside the planned introduction of its autonomous vehicle fleets to ferry people and packages around the clock....
14:51, 05/22/2019

Nils Nilsson, 86, Dies; Scientist Helped Robots Find Their Way He was part of a Stanford team whose work in artificial intelligence has found its way into smartphones, Siri and other hallmarks of the algorithmic age....
19:17, 04/28/2019

NASA is designing flexible robots that could find a home on Mars Robots and space exploration go hand-in-hand, so it’s no surprise that NASA is on the forefront of experimental new robotics technologies that could be used during missions to other planets. The group’s rovers and robotic landers have pro...
22:51, 05/08/2019

Ford wants to use walking robots to help self-driving cars deliver packages Auto giant Ford is teaming up with a robotics company to create an autonomous robot that works with self-driving cars to deliver packages.        ...
23:00, 05/22/2019

Robots, war, climate: is apocalyptic rhetoric dangerous for Democratic candidates? Critics say that warnings of impacts of automation, nuclear catastrophe and environmental collapse outlined by several candidates are not politically helpful, and even dangerousRobots replace truckers, sparking a protest movement that snowballs into ...
08:34, 05/02/2019

| Ronaldo takes on robots and aliens in comic book series Cristiano Ronaldo may be known more for his superhuman scoring skills but the Portuguese star has now created a comic book series where he turns into a superhero...
22:00, 05/04/2019

The fight against childhood blindness could lead to eagle-eyed robots Imparting vision upon machines has been a massive, multi-decade undertaking by the scientific community. And while the acuity of today's state-of-the-art computer systems can match or exceed a human's high-resolution optical anatomy, traini...
19:00, 05/21/2019

Dream of Ubiquitous Social Robots Still Aren't Coming True Hopes that the tech industry was on the cusp of rolling personal robots into homes are dimming now that several once-promising consumer robotics companies have shut down....
17:17, 05/01/2019

6 surprising ways robots (and their anuses) are helping people live and work How many times in the past week do you think your life was affected by a robot? Unless you have a robot vacuum cleaner, you might say that robots had no real impact on your life. But you’re wrong. Let’s take a look at some of the ways robots are bein...
01:34, 05/15/2019

US Navy tests underwater robots that recharge by eating fish faeces The US Navy has built a device for charging underwater robots that gets its energy by digesting fish faeces and other organic matter on the sea floor...
16:00, 05/02/2019

A40 plane crash: teenage passenger says he and family are 'very lucky' to have survived A teenager saved from the burning wreckage of a plane that crashed onto a dual carriageway has thanked his rescuers and said he and his family are "very lucky people"....
20:00, 05/13/2019

Invert Robotics raises $8.8 million for inspection robots that cling to non-metallic surfaces Christchurch, New Zealand-based Invert Robotics, a startup developing climbing robots that can cling to non-metallic surfaces, has raised $8.8 million.Read More...
16:51, 05/02/2019

Ford Partners With Robots Maker Agility Robotics In Mobility Service Push Ford Motor Co said on Wednesday it is partnering with walking robots maker Agility Robotics to assist self-driving delivery vans drop packages at the doorsteps of people's homes. Ford's move into......
14:00, 05/23/2019

Tech firms vying to sell drones, robots and other unmanned systems to the military FLIR systems recently set up an Arlington-based headquarters to be closer to its Pentagon customers following a series of acquisitions in the unmanned systems space....
03:34, 05/11/2019

Are robots sexist? UN report shows gender bias in talking digital tech Why do most voice assistants have female names, and why do they have submissive personalities? The answer, says a new report released on Friday by UNESCO, the UN’s Education, Science and Culture agency, is that there are hardly any women working in t...
22:17, 05/17/2019

Ford Is Working on Package-Delivering Robots That Fold Up Inside Self-Driving Cars These days, we keep hearing automakers talk about all the partnerships they’re forming for autonomous cars, car sharing, large-scale electrification, and just general “mobility solutions.” A lot of it is bullshit meant to make the companies appear on...
04:51, 05/23/2019

Questions remain as Tennessee speaker promises to resign NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — With Tennessee’s Republican House Speaker Glen Casada promising to resign from leadership position on Tuesday, questions still remain about the unprecedented announcement sparked by weeks of an ongoing political scandal ...
11:34, 05/22/2019

UPDATE 1-Iceland's central bank cuts key interest rate as contracting tourism bites Iceland's central bank on Wednesday cut its deposit rate and said the economy would now shrink in 2019 after the all-important tourism industry contracted and the capelin fishing season failed....
11:51, 05/22/2019

Quake won't immediately change Groningen gas output plans -gov't spokesman A 3.4 magnitude earthquake that hit the northern Dutch region of Groningen on Wednesday will not immediately alter current plans for gas production there, a government spokesman said....
11:51, 05/22/2019

India antitrust probe finds Monsanto abused dominant position-sources A probe by the investigations unit of India's antitrust body has found that Monsanto abused its dominant position as a supplier of genetically modified (GM) cotton seeds in the country, three sources with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters....
11:51, 05/22/2019

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

F-22 Raptor: Inside the Cockpit Of The "Ultimate Killing Machine" US Air Force's Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor aircraft has been described as the "ultimate killing machine". The all-weather stealth tactical fighter aircraft was conceived during the waning years of the......
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

Ben Carson stumbles in 'field of acronyms' Two Democratic lawmakers stumped Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson in a hearing on Tuesday. They asked him about acronyms that relate to the federal government and housing. (May 22)        ...
12:00, 05/22/2019

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

|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....
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| Eiffel Tower climber 'admitted to psychiatric unit' A man, believed to be Russian, who sparked a mass evacuation of the Eiffel Tower by scaling the iconic Paris landmark has been admitted to a psychiatric unit, legal sources said....
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

Saracens chief Mark McCall hails extra preparation for Gloucester Premiership semi-final as a 'godsend' Saracens head coach Mark McCall says the extra week his side have had to prepare for their Premiership semi-final with Gloucester has been a "godsend", as they bid to secure a double....
12:34, 05/22/2019

New York's most expensive apartment: billionaire art collector sells West Village penthouse for £23.3m in highest value property sale this year A New York apartment which contained artwork so expensive it had to be blurred out in the sales photos is the most expensive second hand property sold in the city this year....
12:34, 05/22/2019

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

Football transfer rumours: Rakitic to Manchester United for £48m? Today’s fluff is enjoying a more leisurely start to the dayJuventus are planning to go shopping in London for a Max Allegri replacement. The Italian champions intend to stop off at Not White Hart Lane first and ask Tottenham if they can have Mauricio...
12:51, 05/22/2019

Trump, House Democrats square off in U.S. court over Deutsche Bank documents Lawyers for U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and the Trump Organization will demand in court on Wednesday that a judge stop Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp from providing financial records to Democratic lawmakers inv...
12:51, 05/22/2019

U.S. south 'still under the gun' after deadly storms A storm system that blasted the U.S. South was weakening on Tuesday but another was on its way after thunderstorms and tornadoes left a swath of destruction, killed at least two people and tore up a NASCAR grandstand....
12:51, 05/22/2019

Michael Gove refuses to confirm Brexit bill vote will go ahead Environment secretary says it is time to reflect on May’s ‘new deal’ and consider all optionsAll today’s Brexit news - live updatesMichael Gove has refused to confirm Theresa May will bring forward her withdrawal bill as planned in the first week of ...
12:51, 05/22/2019

Body Shop and Aesop owner close to buying Avon in £1.58bn deal Brazil’s Natura Cosméticos reportedly expected to swoop on doorstep-selling firmThe Brazilian owner of the Body Shop has agreed to buy Avon Products in a deal that values the US cosmetics company at more than $2bn (£1.58bn), according to reports.Natu...
12:51, 05/22/2019

Boom to bust: faded smalltown America – in pictures Niko J Kallianiotis travelled through the main streets of Pennsylvania to photograph ‘the silhouette of what once was’ now the coal industry has gone Continue reading......
12:51, 05/22/2019

Chelsea flower show 2019: this year's top garden trends From embracing buttercups to candy-coloured planting, these are the highlights of this year’s showGreen was the dominant theme at Chelsea, literally and metaphorically. Main Avenue, home to the major show gardens, was awash with broad-leaved trees am...
12:51, 05/22/2019

Kenyan writer Wainaina, challenger of African stereotypes, dies at 48 Binyavanga Wainaina, the award-winning Kenyan writer who challenged stereotypes of Africa with biting satire and took on prejudice by documenting his life as an openly gay man, has died aged 48....
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Democrats’ Tax Cuts Target Middle Class More Than Trump’s, Study Says A liberal think tank concluded that plans from the 2020 contenders Kamala Harris, Cory Booker and Michael Bennet would cost less than the 2017 tax cuts while lifting incomes more for low- and middle-income workers....
13:17, 05/22/2019

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

Lalu Yadav's Absence Big Challenge In Fighting Polls, Says Son Tej Pratap The absence of Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad during campaigning in Bihar for the seven-phase Lok Sabha polls was a "very big challenge", but the party has put up a "good fight"......
13:34, 05/22/2019

In Rakesh Asthana Case, Court Reserves Plea Seeking More Time For Probe The Delhi High Court on Wednesday reserved its order on a CBI plea seeking more time to complete investigation into a police complaint filed against its former Special Director Rakesh Asthana in a......
13:34, 05/22/2019

OnePlus 7 Pro 5G is finally official, but only for EE customers in Britain We’ve known for months that UK carrier EE will be the first mobile operator in the world to launch OnePlus’s first 5G phone. And we’ve known it’ll all go down at some point in the second quarter of the year. Well, lo and behol...
13:34, 05/22/2019

Beto O'Rourke calls for impeachment proceedings to begin against Trump Former U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke on Tuesday said impeachment proceedings should begin against President Trump because of the administration's refusal to comply with "any subpoena."...
13:34, 05/22/2019

Joe Biden's son advised crooked Romanian businessman sentenced for corruption Former Vice President Joe Biden’s son Hunter once worked with a Romanian businessman who was convicted and imprisoned following an investigation over his real estate dealings....
13:34, 05/22/2019

Olympic marathon silver medallist Kirwa suspended for doping "Bahrain\u0027s Olympic women\u0027s marathon silver medallist Eunice Kirwa has been provisionally suspended after failing a doping test, the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) said in a statement."...
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Divided Britain heads to the polls for EU elections it was not meant to hold Britain will hold European Parliament elections on Thursday, a vote which is expected to show growing frustration on both sides of the Brexit divide nearly three years after the country voted to leave the European Union....
14:17, 05/22/2019

Modi's party promises to boost India's economy; Congress calls exit polls fake India's ruling coalition has promised to rev up growth, double farmers' income and boost infrastructure spending in the next five years after exit polls showed it would retain power when general election votes are counted on Thursday....
14:17, 05/22/2019

Factbox: How will Britain's Conservative Party choose PM May's successor? British Prime Minister Theresa May has said she will agree a timetable for the election of her successor after a fourth and final vote on her Brexit deal in parliament early next month....
14:17, 05/22/2019

Heartsick families of Japanese abducted by North Korea hope Trump meet will help Takuya Yokota chokes up as he talks about a photograph of his older sister Megumi, whom he has not seen since she was abducted from a beach by North Korean agents one winter evening 41 years ago....
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Suspects arrested across Europe in drug gang investigation: Europol Twenty-two suspects have been arrested across Europe in a coordinated operation against a drug smuggling gang, European police agency Europol said on Wednesday....
14:17, 05/22/2019

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

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

South Korean Hyundai Heavy workers stage full-scale strike over merger Unionized workers at Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. staged a full-scale strike on Wednesday to protest a plan to split up the company for a merger with a smaller local shipbuilder....
14:51, 05/22/2019

Daimler's Zetsche bows out pledging cost cuts to boost profit Daimler said its target remains to return Mercedes-Benz Cars, which includes the Mercedes brand and Smart, and Mercedes-Benz Vans to a "profitability corridor" of 8 percent to 10 percent by 2021....
14:51, 05/22/2019

The young sun spun slowly, which could explain why we are here The makeup of the moon shows that the young sun rotated slower than other similar stars, leaving the early solar system relatively calm so life could arise...
15:00, 05/22/2019

UK's CMA says Apple agrees to be "more upfront" with iPhone users on battery health Britain's competition watchdog said on Wednesday that Apple Inc has committed to be "clearer and more upfront" with iPhone users about battery health and performance, after the regulator looked into consumer concerns on 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....
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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

Indian Artist To Present Largest Solo Show In Hong Kong The largest-ever solo Hong Kong exhibition of Indian artist NS Harsha, known for his multi-faceted artistic practice, would show how textile is a blank canvas that allows for imagination and......
15:00, 05/22/2019

“Quacks” blamed for HIV outbreak that infected hundreds of kids Enlarge / A Pakistani paramedic takes a blood sample from a baby for a HIV test at a state-run hospital in Rato Dero in the district of Larkana of the southern Sindh province on May 9, 2019. (credit: Getty | RIZWAN TABASSUM) More than 600 people—m...
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

Anna Wintour had some advice for kids’ line Maison Mini Before Sylvana Ward Durrett, co-founder of the kids clothing site Maisonette, launched her own uber-chic children’s line this month, she made sure to run it by her former Vogue boss, Anna Wintour. “She’s always told me, ‘You have to find the one thin...
15:17, 05/22/2019

Cold Brew For The Summer: 5 Delightful Cold Brew Coffee Drinks For Summer Fix a cold brew at home: it's ridiculously simple!You can enjoy a cold glass - serve it over ice or milk, when you need a caffeine kick or a refreshing beverage or also choose to blend this into a......
15:17, 05/22/2019

Wynn Resorts, MGM Resorts End Talks Over Boston-Area Casino Wynn Resorts said it was ending talks with MGM Resorts International to sell its Encore Boston Harbor property. MGM would have had to unload a property it opened in Massachusetts last year....
15:34, 05/22/2019

Huawei Feels U.S. Squeeze in U.K. and Japan Mobile-phone carriers in Japan and the U.K. canceled launches of Huawei models over concerns that U.S. curbs on exports to the Chinese company will adversely affect the phones’ performance....
15:34, 05/22/2019

DNA from mummy's tomb reveals ancient Egyptian origins of watermelon Painted watermelons adorn the walls of several ancient Egyptian tombs, and now DNA analysis has revealed what their flesh would have looked and tasted like...
15:34, 05/22/2019

Brazil's Natura and Avon in advanced talks on all-stock deal Natura Cosmeticos and Avon Products said they are in advanced talks over a potential all-stock transaction that will see Natura take a majority stake in the U.S. group....
15:34, 05/22/2019

German far right cancels election party after venue threats The far-right Alternative for Germany party is canceling a planned election-night party in Berlin after staff at the venue received threats from political rivals...
15:51, 05/22/2019

Nio ES6 Premier Edition 2019 review Smaller, sportier Chinese SUV promises much but faces strong competition ahead of an eventual European launch The ES6 is the second car from Chinese electric start-up Nio, and here we're driving it some time ahead of its official on-sale date in Ju...
15:51, 05/22/2019

Top 10 best family hatchbacks 2019 Stylish, well-equipped and with an engine to suit every requirement, the family hatchback segment remains one of the market's most important. But which make our top 10? The traditional family hatchback segment may not be the market's fastest-growing...
15:51, 05/22/2019

Treasury Secretary Mnuchin says he has never spoken with Trump about handing over tax returns "I've had no conversations ever with the president or anyone in the White House about delivering the president's tax returns to Congress," Mnuchin said during a hearing before the House Financial Services Committee....
15:51, 05/22/2019

Regenerative medicine firm CollPlant launches Israel R&D center CollPlant, which makes products for tissue repair and organ manufacturing from its recombinant human collagen, has launched a new research and development center in Israel....
16:00, 05/22/2019

Dutch minister: cut gas production at Groningen faster Gas production at the Groningen field must be cut more quickly than planned after a relatively large earthquake struck in the far North of the Netherlands, the country's economic affairs minister Eric Wiebes said on Wednesday....
16:00, 05/22/2019

South Africa’s Deputy President, Accused of Corruption, Faces Uncertain Future David Mabuza postponed his swearing-in to the National Assembly to address allegations of graft, leaving it unclear whether he could continue in his post....
16:00, 05/22/2019

'Beat Saber' VR finally gets a full release on PC When Beat Saber became available for the Oculus Quest on Day 1, it also left early access and entered stable release. For some of you, that might not mean anything at all: Its creator, Beat Games, says it's just a formality and that it released ...
16:00, 05/22/2019

The Morning After: Apple fixed the 'butterfly' MacBook Pro keyboard Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. If you've been waiting to upgrade to a new MacBook Pro, then today's news could be just what you need to hear. Otherwise, we've got a detailed breakdown of PS5 info straight from Sony, an esports ...
16:00, 05/22/2019

Crews respond to building fire near 6th Ave, 22nd St TUCSON – Tucson Fire Department crews responded to a building fire early Wednesday morning. Fire officials say multiple 911 calls were made, reporting flames from a building in the 1200 block of S. Sixth Avenue at about 2:23 a.m. Initially, crews tho...
16:00, 05/22/2019

Moderate Islamic scholars 'to be executed by Saudi Arabia' Saudi Arabia is reportedly preparing to execute three moderate Islamic scholars despite the international outrage that followed the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi....
16:00, 05/22/2019

'I reject your hypothesis': Tarantino lashes out at criticism over female actors Director reacts angrily to questions about limited screen time for Margot Robbie in Once Upon a Time in … Hollywood, and violence against female charactersQuentin Tarantino responded sharply to questions about the portrayal of women in his films and ...
16:17, 05/22/2019

Live-action ‘Aladdin’ is way better than its awful trailer It could’ve been a tragic carpet ride. When the first clip of Disney’s live-action “Aladdin” dropped in February, audiences were faced with their worst nightmare: a ridiculous, indigo-painted Will Smith. Viewers were understandably appalled that thei...
16:17, 05/22/2019

Imagine Dragons, Gavin DeGraw and Boyz II Men stand Side By Side with military Fleet Week and Memorial Day weekend will sound a bit sweeter this year thanks to a new event that will honor veterans and their families. Saturday’s inaugural Side By Side: A Celebration of Service will feature free performances by singer-songw...
16:17, 05/22/2019

Kirsten Gillibrand Proposes Huge Investments in Maternal Health, Child Care and Education Ms. Gillibrand’s campaign introduced a plan that would help new families with everything from diapers and nursery beds to paid leave and prekindergarten....
16:17, 05/22/2019

Do it like a gentleman: Anne Lister is a new icon of individuality With her dapper suit, twirling cane and uncompromising demeanour, 19th-century gay diarist Anne Lister was ahead of her time. As five million tune in to see Gentleman Jack, Lotte Jeffs salutes a new icon of individuality...
16:34, 05/22/2019

Jason Chaffetz on Trump impeachment push: Democrats reached conclusions, now they are 'in search of facts' Democrats have already reached a conclusion on the impeachment of President Trump, but are now "in search of facts" to back it up, former congressman Jason Chaffetz said Wednesday. ...
16:34, 05/22/2019

Dem wants Trump officials jailed for not turning over tax returns Democratic Rep. Lloyd Doggett said Tuesday that IRS Commissioner Charles Rettig and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin should be jailed or fined for stonewalling congressional subpoenas for President Trump’s tax returns....
16:34, 05/22/2019

Councils should be able to issue fines for traffic offences, say MPs News 22 May, 2019 Transport Committee says police are too stretched to enforce moving traffic offences, so councils should be allowed to do so instead...
16:34, 05/22/2019

Nancy Pelosi to meet Democrats amid impeachment talk; Donald Trump slams 'harassment' House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will meet with House Democrats in a private meeting Wednesday as pressure builds on whether to introduce impeachment action against President Donald Trump....
16:51, 05/22/2019

Jaguar Woes Add To Challenges For India's Most Indebted Empire Although Jaguar posted a net income of 119 million pounds ($151 million) this week, debt at owner Tata Motors Ltd. has grown to almost $14 billion, as it struggles to tide over a demand slump in......
16:51, 05/22/2019

Russian Pipeline Shutdown Shifts Balance in Oil Market The shutdown of a major Russian pipeline that sends crude to European refineries has fueled concerns of tightness in the global oil market, driving futures prices higher....
16:51, 05/22/2019

Federal judge rules Qualcomm violated antitrust rules Roughly five months after the Federal Trade Commission and Qualcomm entered the courtroom over charges that Qualcomm engaged in anti-competitive behavior, a federal judge has sided with the FTC. In a decision shared Tuesday night, US District Judge L...
16:51, 05/22/2019

The German constitution: Putting people first The radical humanism of the German Basic Law is still startling today, 70 years after it was adopted. Its approach was a response to the bitter experiences of National Socialism....
17:00, 05/22/2019

Former West Germany star Bernd Schuster: 'Ter Stegen should be Germany's No. 1' When Bernd Schuster left Cologne for Barcelona in 1980, he was one of the first Bundesliga players to move to Spain. He spoke to DW about his move and two Germans who followed in his footsteps decades later....
17:00, 05/22/2019

German police launch raids on Iraqi organized crime gang Heavily armed police have carried out a series of coordinated raids on the homes of members of the "Al-Salam-313" group. The targets are suspected of people smuggling as well as dealing in narcotics....
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

Indonesia election: Deaths reported as protesters clash with police Angry supporters of unsuccessful Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto have resorted to violent protests in the streets of Jakarta. The city's governor reported six people killed and many more injured....
17:00, 05/22/2019

Apple more upfront with iPhone users on battery health: UK watchdog Britain's competition watchdog said on Wednesday that Apple Inc has committed to be "clearer and more upfront" with iPhone users about battery health and performance, after the regulator looked into consumer concerns on the matter....
17:00, 05/22/2019

China gives more chip design firms a tax break amid trade tensions China is making preferential tax treatment available to more chip design and software firms, in an effort to support domestic industries amid escalating trade tensions with the United States....
17:00, 05/22/2019

British mobile operator EE to start 5G services, will not offer Huawei Britain's biggest mobile operator EE aims to launch the country's first 5G service next week, but it will not offer Huawei handsets until the Chinese company's future becomes clear following its row with the United States....
17:00, 05/22/2019

W.N.B.A. Season Preview: Does a Ring Await Elena Delle Donne? Four of the league’s biggest stars — Sue Bird, Maya Moore, Breanna Stewart and Diana Taurasi — are out for opening night and beyond. Liz Cambage and some promising rookies can fill the void....
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

You Won't Believe the Basic Life Skills Gabrielle Union Has to Teach Dwyane Wade It's been just over a month since Dwyane Wade played his final NBA game. However, it looks like the former Miami Heat player is still getting used to retirement. "He has no idea......
17:00, 05/22/2019

Chris Soules to Pay $2.5 Million in Fatal Car Crash Settlement Chris Soules is paying the price for his part in a fatal car crash that killed a 66-year-old man. According to a settlement and release agreement obtained by WeAreIowa.com, Chris and his......
17:00, 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

Biden: Congress should protect abortion rights, if necessary Joe Biden would support Congress enshrining abortion rights into federal law "should it become necessary," his presidential campaign said Tuesday, following several other Democratic candidates in promising to take that step if elected president....
17:17, 05/22/2019

Air Force Successfully Test Fires Aerial Version Of BrahMos Missile The Indian Air Force Wednesday said it has successfully test fired the aerial version of the supersonic BrahMos cruise missile from a Su-30 MKI fighter aircraft....
17:17, 05/22/2019

Lok Sabha Result Tomorrow To Bring Curtains Down On Bitterly-Fought Polls The counting of votes for the seven-phase elections to India's lower house of parliament, the world's biggest democratic exercise, will take place tomorrow, bringing the curtains down on a......
17:17, 05/22/2019

Calls To Trigger Violence Tomorrow, Centre Warns States Before Counting There could be attempts to trigger violence during the counting of votes tomorrow for the Lok Sabha elections, the Home Ministry warned today, sending out alerts to chief secretaries and police chiefs......
17:17, 05/22/2019

Opposition Putting On "Horror Show" Over Poll Defeat: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi Attacking the Congress and other opposition parties for raising concerns about EVMs, senior BJP leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Wednesday said they want to "discredit" democracy as they are unable to......
17:17, 05/22/2019

Shinzo Abe? That’s Not His Name, Says Japan’s Foreign Minister The minister, Taro Kono (or Kono Taro, if you please), says the Western news media should respect Japanese tradition and put the surname first. It’s unclear if his request will gain traction....
17:17, 05/22/2019

With potential to boost profits by up to 20 per cent, a woman’s place is at work, says UN labour agency Businesses perform better – sometimes by as much as 20 per cent – when they employ more women in top positions, UN labour experts said on Wednesday, warning nonetheless that most still pay lip-service to the idea of gender equality in the boardroom. ...
17:17, 05/22/2019

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

Sarri to discuss future with Chelsea after Europa final Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri will discuss his future with the club after next week's Europa League final against Arsenal        ...
17:17, 05/22/2019

Poland sextuplets doing fine after premature birth A 29-year-old Polish mother who gave birth to sextuplets has been able to leave her hospital bed and visit her babies in another ward, where the infants are said to be doing fine, doctors said Tuesday....
17:34, 05/22/2019

Dortmund swoop for Hazard and Brandt "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."...
17:34, 05/22/2019

Spend $20 On Stuff You Need to Buy Anyway, Get a $30 Mrs. Meyer's Gift Set For Free Here’s your no-brainer deal of the day. If you visit this page and enter your email, Grove Collaborative will give you $30 worth of Grove and Mrs. Meyer’s products for free when you spend $20 on anything else on the site. I was also given a free glas...
17:34, 05/22/2019

Laura Ingraham's Reaction to Guest's Mega-Racist Rant Is Cheerful Agreement Casual racism is a common feature of Laura Ingraham’s programming, but in a segment on her podcast released yesterday, she said she gets “enraged” after her guest notes that Mexican immigrants often live in the same communities, fly Mexican flags, a...
17:34, 05/22/2019

Study: Youth cholesterol levels improve since 1999, but half still not ideal Half of children and teens in the United States have unhealthy cholesterol levels, and one quarter have clinically high levels, but researchers say this still marks an improvement in the last two decades....
17:51, 05/22/2019

Look: Hand-drawn vehicle inspection sticker doesn't fool police Authorities in New York state said a driver was ticketed after a sharp-eyed deputy noticed the vehicle's inspection sticker was hand-drawn on construction paper....
17:51, 05/22/2019

Watch: Real gator floats on inflatable alligator in Florida pool A Georgia family vacationing in Florida captured photos of an unusual scene: an alligator lounging on an inflatable gator in their rental home's pool....
17:51, 05/22/2019

Microsoft removes Huawei laptop listings from its online store Google may have killed Huawei’s ambitions to become the world’s top smartphone brand, but Microsoft is quietly following suit. The Windows maker has stopped selling the Huawei MateBook X Pro in its online store in the wake of the US government’s blac...
17:51, 05/22/2019

This business school prof is sharing his business plan course for just $14 There’s actually a detailed 13-step guide to creating an impactful startup business plan from scratch. You can pick up that gameplan for yourself, all with an award-winning MBA professor as your personal business sherpa, in The Complete Business Plan...
17:51, 05/22/2019

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

Investigators can’t prove Ralph Northam was pictured in racist yearbook photo An independent probe into a racist yearbook photo that nearly derailed Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam’s career earlier this year “could not conclusively determine” that the governor wore blackface, according to reports. Eastern Virginia Medical School r...
18:00, 05/22/2019

Preserving biodiversity vital to reverse tide of climate change, UN stresses on International Day  The food people eat around the world is becoming “alarmingly homogenous” according to UN data, even though access to a wide variety of nutritious food has never been greater. That warning comes as the world marks the International Day for Biological ...
18:00, 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

'Jihadi Jack's parents sent money to son in Syria despite fears he had been radicalised', court hears The parents of a Muslim convert dubbed Jihadi Jack "took the law into their own hands" by sending money to their son in Syria despite fears he had been radicalised and was living under Islamic State, the Old Bailey heard today....
18:00, 05/22/2019

Angry Democrats step up calls for Nancy Pelosi to impeach Donald Trump A growing number of Democrats are piling the pressure on House of Representatives speaker Nancy Pelosi to demand the launch of impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump....
18:00, 05/22/2019

'Boris factor' fails to win over faithful in ex-Mayor's backyard as Tory voters in Uxbridge and South Ruislip turn to Brexit Party Disillusioned Conservatives in London's most westerly borough set to lend vote to Nigel Farage, while tomorrow's poll offers little comfort for Labour...
18:00, 05/22/2019

Facial recognition prevents crime, police tell UK privacy case South Wales force defends use of technology after office worker claims rights breachFacial recognition cameras prevent crime, protect the public and do not breach the privacy of innocent people whose images are captured, a police force has argued.Ed ...
18:00, 05/22/2019

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

Netflix in June 2019: Everything new coming next month, and everything leaving With 2019 nearly halfway over (yes, you read that right), Netflix is giving subscribers something to cheer about with yet another month of exciting content, including returning original series like Jessica Jones, Dope, Aggretsuko, Dark, and Black Mir...
18:00, 05/22/2019

Microsoft’s latest Windows 10 update is out, and it fixes the worst thing about Windows updates Microsoft last month announced a new Windows 10 policy that seems to fix the worst thing about Windows updates in general. The company decided to finally let you choose when or even if you want to install the latest Windows 10 version, and that&rsquo...
18:17, 05/22/2019

Audi launches Q5 TFSI e plug-in hybrid with 362bhp Audi Q5 55 TFSI e Quattro Electrified variant of SUV to go on sale in June with 26-mile electric-only range and prices starting from around £55,000 The new plug-in hybrid version of the Audi Q5 SUV will go on sale in the UK at the start of June, p...
18:17, 05/22/2019

Tarantino says recent marriage made him 'take stock' Quentin Tarantino, who once suggested he was too focused on movie-making to marry, said on Wednesday that his recent wedding to Israeli singer Daniella Pick had made him "take stock" from a different perspective....
18:17, 05/22/2019

The Complications of Italian Immigration Play Out in the Palermo Market Italy’s fear of migrants is complicated in Palermo, which Bangladeshis and other foreigners call home. Some Italians thank them for confronting the Mafia...
18:17, 05/22/2019

Hilarious, heartfelt, and horny, Booksmart redefines the teen comedy for Generation Z It seems that we are living in a golden age of female-led coming-of-age comedies. Lady Bird and The Edge Of Seventeen announced their directors as filmmakers to watch, while Blockers put the lie to the idea that it’s impossible to be both sensitive ...
18:34, 05/22/2019

What You Missed: ‘Mummy’ Ackermann and a quick family reunion "Pascal Ackermann was clad in bandages after a heavy fall on the previous stage, while Jacopo Guarnier stopped mid-race for a family catch-up. Watch every stage live on Eurosport and Eurosport Player."...
18:34, 05/22/2019

Floods in 2009 and 2015 were worst in Cumbria for centuries – study Analysis in north-west England linked to evidence of UK’s vulnerability to climate crisis The floods of 2009 and 2015 in north-west England were the worst for more than 550 years, according to groundbreaking analysis of lake sediment in the region.Re...
18:34, 05/22/2019

'The Voice' finale: Chrissy Teigen strikes back at fans who accused her of spoiling result "I will make sure that when my husband wins something with someone, I will wait for each state and every country before being excited," Teigen wrote.        ...
18:34, 05/22/2019

Orange, Conn.: A Farm Town for Families The town that developed as a suburb of New Haven and Bridgeport has a range of housing and an annual country fair that ‘pretty much everybody’ attends....
18:51, 05/22/2019

'I don't do cover-ups': Trump angrily lashes out at Democratic probes at surprise press conference President Donald Trump said "I don't do cover-ups" at a surprise White House press conference. Trump said reportersshould be "ashamed" of themselves for how they have reported on special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation....
18:51, 05/22/2019

Schiff on Barr: He's Rudy Giuliani without 'all the good looks and general likability' Attorney General Bill Barr should resign over his conduct before Congress, House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff said Wednesday, calling the attorney general a "personal attorney" for President Donald Trump.The California Democrat said he...
19:00, 05/22/2019

Kim Kardashian called a ‘disgrace’ by disgruntled Arsenal fans Kim Kardashian drew the ire of Arsenal fans for not being able to use her influence to resolve the situation regarding midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan, who will miss the Europa League final against Chelsea in Baku, Azerbaijan, next week. Kardashian, wh...
19:00, 05/22/2019

Carter Stewart is Scott Boras’ perfect MLB draft tool Carter Stewart might be just what Scott Boras needs. The 19-year old Stewart, who reportedly agreed with Japan’s Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks on a six-year deal worth over $7 million, could set a precedent for highly drafted players to go to Japan in...
19:00, 05/22/2019

Bryce Harper gets Cubs fans’ middle fingers with great trolling If Bryce Harper isn’t exactly thrilling Phillies fans just yet, he’s flat enraging Cubs fans. A day after showing off his arm with a gun-down at the plate from right field, the Phillies’ $330 million man used his right arm again to ...
19:00, 05/22/2019

Philippines President Orders Garbage Shipped Back To Canada President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered tonnes of garbage dumped in the Philippines years ago to be shipped back to Canada, his spokesman said Wednesday, escalating a festering diplomatic row....
19:00, 05/22/2019

Flamingo euthanized after child injures it throwing rock into zoo exhibit The bird was euthanized Monday at Miller Park Zoo in Bloomington, Illinois, in what zoo Director Jay Tetzloff called "a truly unfortunate accident."        ...
19:00, 05/22/2019

5 common lawn care mistakes you may be making Even if you have the best of intentions, there are a few lawn care mistakes you’re probably making.        ...
19:00, 05/22/2019

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

Huawei's latest blow could signal the end of its smartphone business Google, Microsoft, Intel, Qualcomm, and many other companies have already cut ties with Huawei over the course of the past few days. But today the Chinese brand’s week just got a whole lot worse as British chip developer Arm Holdings has also ceased ...
19:00, 05/22/2019

Google Fi brings back $200 Pixel 3 and 3 XL discounts with activation If your preferred Android flavor is vanilla, you have more options than ever in terms of new smartphones. While the freshly released Pixel 3a and 3a XL are noticeably inferior to the slightly older Pixel 3 and 3 XL as far as processing power and buil...
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

Seeing SpongeBob SquarePants Actors as Human Versions of Their Characters May Haunt You What happens when SpongeBob SquarePants comes to life? Well, the above picture happens. It's...a little jarring. The voice cast of the long-running animated series will play their......
19:17, 05/22/2019

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

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

Pelosi says she prays for Trump after accusing him of cover-up U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday she prays for President Donald Trump after a meeting on infrastructure between Democratic congressional leaders and the president collapsed....
19:17, 05/22/2019

China Arrests 2 Canadians on Spying Charges, Deepening a Political Standoff Supporters of the two men, who were detained in December, say the case amounts to retaliation for the arrest in Vancouver of a Chinese tech executive....
19:34, 05/22/2019

Brightburn review – effectively nasty horror subverts Superman narrative A superhero’s origin tale gets a gory upgrade in this snappy, and mostly entertaining, antidote to superhero fatigueLong before he became the alt-superhero auteur of choice, for both Marvel and DC, James Gunn was a proud peddler of niftily produced s...
19:34, 05/22/2019

New FAA rules for recreational drone flyers introduce temporary no-fly zones and a training requirement Rules that went into effect last week will limit drone flying in previously accessible areas. That limitation should be temporary. Read on to find out the details....
19:34, 05/22/2019

Mel Gibson’s ‘Rothchild’ Movie? There Are More Bizarre Films for Sale at Cannes The Cannes Film Festival is also a marketplace where merchants flaunt movies that haven’t been made yet, in the hope of drawing media attention and buyers....
19:34, 05/22/2019

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

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

Washington woman captures real-life ‘Bambi’ moment in cute video A Walt Disney movie has come to life in Washington state. Darlene Wilbourn, of Loomis, recently recorded an adorable video of a deer and a bunny snuggling in a backyard, a scene she says was straight out of the Disney classic, “Bambi.”...
19:51, 05/22/2019

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

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

AMD Ryzen 3rd Generation benchmarks leak, showing blistering performance We already know that AMD Ryzen 3rd Generation processors are coming in Q3 2019, and are rumored to be revealed at Computex 2019 – but benchmarks for two of the chips have leaked ahead of the show.These leaks, spotted by Wccftech, reveal a 12-c...
20:00, 05/22/2019

Panasonic S1S cine camera rumors: third S-series model may be video-centric There are mounting rumors of a video-focused S-series camera from Panasonic, possibly called the Panasonic S1S, and we may get confirmation as early as next week.L-mount Rumors, which comments on news and speculation on all things L-mount, claims tha...
20:00, 05/22/2019

Fantasy Baseball: Latest H2H trade values chart shows Jose Ramirez losing ground in the top 200 It's taken a while, but Jose Ramirez is finally beginning to slide down the rankings. And it could speed up from here, says Scott White, who assigns a trade value to each of his top 200....
20:00, 05/22/2019

After Nearly 40 Years, Video Games Still Don't Do Lord Of The Rings Justice For decades, The Lord of the Rings has been one of the world’s most influential and revered stories. While J.R.R. Tolkien’s fantasy series has been successfully adapted into a beloved film trilogy, the track record of video games set in Middle-Earth ...
20:00, 05/22/2019

Deadspin The Blues Exorcise The Decades | Jezebel Moby’s Memoir Quickly Becoming Defined By Cooler W Deadspin The Blues Exorcise The Decades | Jezebel Moby’s Memoir Quickly Becoming Defined By Cooler Women Who Rebuffed Him | Splinter Secret IRS Memo Destroys Trump’s Tax Return Excuses | The Root Lawsuit Alleges Buffalo Wild Wings Managers Gave the G...
20:00, 05/22/2019

Theresa May Faces Growing Calls to Quit Amid Fresh Brexit Revolt Britain’s prime minister is confronting a ferocious backlash over her latest proposals on leaving the European Union, with patience diminishing in her party and her cabinet....
20:00, 05/22/2019

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

Christopher Nolan's latest gets a title and some more famous people Christopher Nolan has pulled the curtain back just a teensy bit more on his mysterious new film, which Deadline reveals is titled Tenet. I’m sure the fact that the title is a palindrome will have no thematic or mechanical bearing whatsoever on the pl...
20:17, 05/22/2019

People Can Barely Handle the Fact That Rihanna’s Been Living in London Without Alerting Us Rihanna moved to London and didn’t tell her fans and now they are taking to social media to express their shock. Not necessarily that they expected the star didn’t tell them the news of her move, but the fact that no one seemed to notice ...
20:17, 05/22/2019

|Ex-PICexecutivesreportedtoHawksoverperceived'bribery'demand A witness testifying before a commission of inquiry into the PIC has revealed that top executives at the state-owned fund manager have been reported to the Hawks over suspicion of bribe solicitation....
20:17, 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

Witnessing the Holocaust “We all know the who, what, when and where of the Holocaust, but the why is a mystery still,” an archivist said. “If you can get bystander photos, that explains a little bit of the why.”...
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

RBI May Toughen Non-Bank Lenders Access To Public Deposits: Report Faced with liquidity crunch after IL&FS default and with rising number of defaults, the shadow bankers are seeking a bailout in the form of a separate liquidity window....
20:34, 05/22/2019

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

Kansas City Chiefs' Tyrann Mathieu victim of alleged $5 million extortion attempt Geourvon Sears, a distant relative of Kansas City Chiefs safety Tyrann Mathieu, was arrested on suspicion of trying to extort $5 million from the defensive back....
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

Huawei Feels U.S. Squeeze in U.K., Japan as Partners Curb Business Chip designer Arm is suspending business with Huawei and major mobile-phone carriers in Japan and the U.K. are holding off on new Huawei phones in the face of U.S. restrictions on the Chinese company....
20:34, 05/22/2019

Slack Co-Founder on the Power of Emoji at the Office Colleagues that Slack each other smiley-face emojis stay together. That was the message from the chat platform’s chief technology officer, Cal Henderson, speaking about how greater connectivity among co-workers is changing the way people do their job...
20:34, 05/22/2019

How This Founder Handles Sexist Questions While Fundraising For many women entrepreneurs seeking funding, ‘There’s no recognition or acknowledgment that you’re taking this as seriously’ as a male founder, said Rachel Blumenthal, founder and CEO of a children’s apparel startup....
20:34, 05/22/2019

Superconductivity reported at the temperature of a good freezer Enlarge (credit: Manmohan Singh | Getty Images) Superconductivity offers the promise of hyper-efficient electric motors, ultra powerful magnets, and the transmission of electricity without losses. The reality, however, has fallen considerably shor...
20:51, 05/22/2019

Late-Night Hosts Await Trump’s Financial Records “I have a strong feeling that we’re going to find out that the whole time, Eric was just a shell corporation,” Stephen Colbert joked of President Trump’s son....
20:51, 05/22/2019

A Day Trip to Cold Spring, Complete With Kayaking and a Castle Cold Spring is home to excellent hikes, a bucolic Main Street and scads of suburban charm. It’s also a launch site for awesome kayak tours of the Hudson....
20:51, 05/22/2019

Daimler's Dr. Z hands over reins with need for deep savings The walrus-mustached Dieter Zetsche and CFO Bodo Uebber, who is also leaving, turned Daimler from an industrial conglomerate that included holdings in aviation into a company focused on upscale passenger cars and commercial vehicles....
20:51, 05/22/2019

Meet the man bringing craft beer to black America, one book at a time His book is called This Ain’t The Beer That You’re Used To, but Dom “Doochie” Cook is also not the beer writer that you’re used to. I’ve read a lot of beer books, and I’ve never seen proper beer and food pairing described as “like Jadakiss and Styles...
21:00, 05/22/2019

Lenny Kravitz Will Celebrate His 55th Birthday in 2019 and He Gifted Us With a New Picture of His Abs. So, Let's Discuss This weekend will mark the unofficial start of summer, also known as Memorial Day weekend. But also happening this weekend is the born day of a man I’d like to deem “walking sex.”...
21:00, 05/22/2019

Trump Spent More Than Three Times the Cost of Robert Mueller's Russia Investigation Playing Golf at His Own Resorts Ever since special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation began, Republicans and most importantly President Donald Trump have loved to tout how it was all a waste of money....
21:00, 05/22/2019

Amazon investors reject call to limit facial recognition system sales Amazon shareholders have voted against a proposal to limit the company from selling its facial recognition technology to law enforcement and government agencies. The proposal, which highlighted concerns over the Rekognition system related to "civil a...
21:17, 05/22/2019

Consumer Reports: Tesla's automatic lane changes pose safety concerns We found that Tesla's Navigate on Autopilot has its quirks, but Consumer Reports is... slightly more concerned. The publication has claimed that the latest version of the semi-autonomous driving feature poses "serious safety concerns," making a...
21:17, 05/22/2019

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

Miguel Vazquez: ‘Josh Taylor is the most powerful opponent I’ve fought’ Miguel Vazquez hopes a victory over Ohara Davies will set up him for another world title shot. He speaks to John Dennen The post Miguel Vazquez: ‘Josh Taylor is the most powerful opponent I’ve fought’ appeared first on Boxing News....
21:17, 05/22/2019

USMNT roster unveiled for training camp ahead of Jamaica friendly and Gold Cup Gregg Berhalter is preparing for his first major competition as U.S. men’s national soccer team coach.The highly anticipated roster is a complicated matter....
21:17, 05/22/2019

'American Taliban' to be released from prison Thursday John Walker Lindh, the American captured in Afghanistan in 2001 fighting for the Taliban and vilified as a national traitor, is to be released early from a federal prison on Thursday while some U.S. lawmakers worry he still poses a security risk....
21:34, 05/22/2019

Lawmakers emerge from Iran threat briefing split along partisan lines Debate over the threat posed by Iran took on a partisan hue after Trump administration officials briefed lawmakers Tuesday, with Democrats charging that the White House is blowing normal threat levels out of proportion and Republicans insisting that ...
21:34, 05/22/2019

Chappell Steps Down, Rains Steps in as New Great Crossings Football Coach GEORGETOWN, Ky. – The inaugural season for Great Crossing High School athletics will kick off on August 23, 2019 with the Battle of the Birds when GCHS and SCHS face off for the first time.  Coach Jason Chappell, selected to lead the Warhawks i...
21:51, 05/22/2019

Mexico morgue left bodies to rot for 2 years before autopsy MEXICO CITY (AP) — A state human rights commission says a morgue in western Mexico was so overcrowded and poorly run that some unidentified bodies were left to rot for two years before being autopsied. By then, the corpses no longer had readable fing...
21:51, 05/22/2019

AP Source: FIFA to keep 2022 World Cup with 32 teams A person with knowledge of the situation says the 2022 World Cup in Qatar will have 32 teams, with FIFA scrapping a proposal to expand the tournament to 48 nations. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because they were ...
21:51, 05/22/2019

Victim’s mother angry over possible bail for officer OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — The mother of a Mississippi murder victim is protesting a prosecutor’s discussion of possible bail for the police officer charged with killing her daughter. Bessie Clayton shouted complaints to reporters after a hearing for...
21:51, 05/22/2019

AP Source: 2022 World Cup will have 32 teams, with FIFA scrapping proposal to expand tournament to 48 nations ZURICH (AP) — AP Source: 2022 World Cup will have 32 teams, with FIFA scrapping proposal to expand tournament to 48 nations....
21:51, 05/22/2019

Efforts to unionize Tennessee Volkswagen plant see setback CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — In a split decision, the National Labor Relations Board has ruled in favor of Volkswagen in a setback for unionization efforts at its Chattanooga, Tennessee, plant. United Auto Workers won representation of maintenance worke...
21:51, 05/22/2019

Hawaii trial starts in case that was power couple’s downfall HONOLULU (AP) — A trial focusing on what has been described as the biggest corruption case in Hawaii’s history is about to begin. Opening statements are expected Wednesday after jurors are selected for the trial of former Honolulu police chief ...
21:51, 05/22/2019

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

Budj Bim Indigenous eel trap site on verge of world heritage listing Aquaculture network in Victoria, maintained over 6,600 years, faces final step in recognition processA 6,600-year-old, highly sophisticated aquaculture system developed by the Gunditjmara people will be formally considered for a place on the Unesco w...
22:00, 05/22/2019

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

A Decisive Moment for Europe: Part 7 This is Part 7 of an 8-part series of short articles by EWI's Head of Global Research, Murray Gunn. Murray is based in London, where he documents European hot-button issues in great detail. Murray also views the world and forms his conclusions from a...
22:00, 05/22/2019

Intentional Forest Fires Shaped Forests in the USA More than Climate Change New research suggests that the Eastern United States’ forests have been transformed more by Native American intentional forest fires in the past than by current climate change.  ...
22:17, 05/22/2019

Sony Mobile effectively exiting US market amid slowing sales of smartphones Sony's new CEO Kenichiro Yoshida calls the loss-making division "indispensable," though half-hearted efforts in the US and struggles in carrier partnerships made Sony a minority player stateside....
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

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

UPDATE 2-Trump loses court round on Democratic lawmakers' demand that banks provide his business records U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and the Trump Organization on Wednesday lost their bid to block Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp from providing financial records to Democratic lawmakers investigating Trump's business...
22:34, 05/22/2019

UPDATE 7-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...
22:34, 05/22/2019

How to Remap the Buttons on Your Android Device to Do Nearly Anything You Want Like a well-chosen keyboard shortcut, a button combination can save you some serious time on your phone—whether you want to snap a photo, launch a digital assistant, or take a screenshot. What you might not know is that you can change these button co...
22:51, 05/22/2019

Christopher Nolan’s new movie has a title: What we know about ‘Tenet’ Christopher Nolan’s next blockbuster officially has a title and finalized cast. “Tenet” is an “action epic” that will span seven countries and dig into the world of international espionage, Warner Bros. announced Wednesd...
22:51, 05/22/2019

Stylish Swimsuits Under $100 We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
23:00, 05/22/2019

IHA8VGS? This is how Nevada decides whether your vanity license plate is too dirty What's the dirtiest thing you can spell with seven letters and numbers? Chances are a team of people at the Nevada DMV has already anticipated it.        ...
23:00, 05/22/2019

Venice to fine tourists who break these new rules Venice is one of the most popular vacation destinations in the world, so how are the Italians planning to control the flow of people? New sanctions.        ...
23:00, 05/22/2019

Small-business owners: Don't give Facebook, Amazon remote control of your customers Online platforms help you build your small business, but if you let them control all of your contacts, they could also control all of your business.        ...
23:00, 05/22/2019

Interview questions that employers love asking Here are a few questions you should be ready to answer on your next interview. Buzz60’s Natasha Abellard has the story.        ...
23:00, 05/22/2019

These 15 countries, as home to largest reserves, control the world’s oil The 15 countries with the largest proven oil reserves span five continents and control between 12.8 billion barrels to 303.2 billion barrels of oil.        ...
23:00, 05/22/2019

F1's Norris: McLaren right to take Alonso Indy 500 exit on the chin McLaren did the right thing in taking Fernando Alonso's shock failure to qualify for the Indianapolis 500 "on the chin", reckons its Formula 1 driver Lando Norris...
23:00, 05/22/2019

Ferrari F1's Vettel explains handwritten letter to ill Lauda in '18 Sebastian Vettel says his "no-brainer" decision to write a letter to Niki Lauda when the three-time Formula 1 champion fell ill last year was done out of "respect"...
23:00, 05/22/2019

Deadly 2017 Amtrak train derailment caused by 'inadequate planning, insufficient training,' NTSB says An inaugural ride on a new line meant to speed train service in Washington state in 2017 that turned deadly when an Amtrak train derailed was part of a resounding multi-agency failure, federal investigators revealed Tuesday....
23:00, 05/22/2019

Exeter alumni demand more from school over sex abuse claims Alumni from a prominent New Hampshire prep school are accusing the administration of failing to deliver promised reforms after a slew of complaints accusing staff members of sexual misconduct that dated back decades....
23:00, 05/22/2019

Jimmy Kimmel Slams Trump’s Immigration Proposal “Donald Trump doesn’t want to allow foreigners in based on family ties, even though foreigners literally make his family ties,” Kimmel said. “They are all made in China.”...
23:00, 05/22/2019

New president John Davidson all smiles over Rangers’ draft opportunity John Davidson spent the majority of his introductory press conference smiling, soaking up his return to Broadway as the Rangers’ president. That grin widened when the upcoming NHL Draft was brought up, and the opportunity his new team has in front of...
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

Ric Flair out of hospital following heart issues Ric Flair is out of the hospital after a frightening week for him and wrestling fans. Flair could be seen in photos, obtained by TMZ, being wheeled out of the hospital with his wife, Wendy Barlow, by his side. The details are a bit sketchy, as Flair ...
23:00, 05/22/2019

Nigel Farage discussed fronting far-right group led by Steve Bannon Footage shows Brexit party leader calling Bannon’s plan a ‘fightback against globalists’Nigel Farage discussed the idea of fronting a global alliance of populist and far-right politicians being put together by the controversial former White House str...
23:17, 05/22/2019

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

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

Stanley Cup keys: Here are five factors that will determine Bruins vs. Blues series The Bruins vs. Blues Stanley Cup Final is a rematch of their 1970 Final when Boston swept St. Louis. The Blues have not made the Final since 1970.        ...
23:17, 05/22/2019

Red Sox manager on Blue Jays ace Marcus Stroman: 'He competes a certain way and people don't like it' Toronto's Marcus Stroman had an exchange with Boston players on the field during Tuesday's game, and Red Sox manager Alex Cora continued after the game.        ...
23:17, 05/22/2019

West Virginia gets 17 hits, beats Kansas 12-8 Brandon White and Paul McIntosh each knocked in four runs and West Virginia beat fifth-seeded Kansas 12-8 in the Big 12 Tournament        ...
23:17, 05/22/2019

History of the Indianapolis 500 Coined "The Greatest Spectacle in Racing," the Indianapolis 500 has been held annually every year since 1911 except for 1917-18 (World War I) and 1942-45 (World War II).        ...
23:17, 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

Border holding center to reopen after 32 migrants get flu SAN DIEGO (AP) — U.S. authorities say 32 migrants have tested positive for influenza at a major processing center on the Mexican border that was temporarily closed to stop the outbreak. It’s unclear if anyone ill came in contact with a 16-year-...
23:34, 05/22/2019

Michigan AG: Lame-duck ballot drive law is unconstitutional LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan’s attorney general says a lame-duck law making it harder to put proposals on the statewide ballot is unconstitutional. Democrat Dana Nessel’s opinion Wednesday binds state officials unless it is reversed by ...
23:34, 05/22/2019

Sciamma’s ‘Portrait of a Lady on Fire’ sends Cannes swooning CANNES, France (AP) — The period love story “Portrait of a Lady on Fire” has drawn so much acclaim at the Cannes Film Festival that some believe its director Céline Sciamma could become just the second female filmmaker to win the Palme d&...
23:34, 05/22/2019

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

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

Fallout 76's New Project Paradise Quest Has You Do Genetic Experiments For Big Pharma Without stuff to kill, the masses in Bethesda’s online survival game Fallout 76 tend to get restless, taking aim at one another when nothing else worth their time is available. Fortunately, this week’s update has offered up a fine distraction in the ...
23:34, 05/22/2019

U.S. does not dare attack Iran: Revolutionary Guards commander The United States and its supporters do not dare attack Iran because of its "spirit of resistance", a senior Revolutionary Guards commander was quoted on Wednesday as saying....
23:34, 05/22/2019

British protesters inflate snarling orange 'Trump baby' blimp ahead of visit British protesters inflated a blimp depicting Donald Trump as a snarling, nappy-wearing orange baby on Wednesday, a trial run ahead of a planned flight during the U.S. president's state visit to Britain next month....
23:34, 05/22/2019

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

Somalia protests after its officials deported by Kenya Somalia has criticized neighboring Kenya for deporting two Somali lawmakers and a minister after authorities in Nairobi blocked them from entering the country....
23:34, 05/22/2019

In latest blow to Britain's May, Leadsom resigns over new Brexit approach Prominent Brexit supporter Andrea Leadsom resigned from British Prime Minister Theresa May's cabinet on Wednesday, saying she could no longer support the government's approach after May's latest gambit to pass her Brexit deal backfired....
23:34, 05/22/2019

Iran supreme leader criticizes politicians amid US tensions Iran’s supreme leader publicly chastised the country’s moderate president and foreign minister, saying he disagreed with the implementation of the 2015 nuclear deal they had negotiated with world powers...
00:00, 05/23/2019

Honor 20 Pro vs OnePlus 7 Pro While the Honor phones have typically packed trickled-down features from top-line Huawei phones at a cheaper price, the Honor 20 Pro is specced so highly that it could easily go toe-to-toe with other ‘budget flagships’ that have cropped...
00:00, 05/23/2019

Mountain lion caught lounging on residential patio on north side TUCSON – A mountain lion was spotted lounging on a patio of a north side residence Sunday. According to Arizona Game and Fish Department, the cougar was spotted hanging out in a residential area West of Sabino Canyon that day. Authorities say t...
00:00, 05/23/2019

A healthy dog was euthanized so it could be buried with its owner The dog arrived at the Chesterfield County Animal Shelter in Chesterfield, Virginia, on March 8 after her owner’s death. Courtesy: CNN (CNN)—Emma, a healthy Shih Tzu mix was euthanized to fulfill her late owner’s dying wish that the dog b...
00:00, 05/23/2019

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

Trump Says He Won't Work With Democrats Until Probes Are Done President Trump said he told Democratic congressional leaders he would only work with them on infrastructure and other initiatives when they finish investigating him....
00:00, 05/23/2019

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

UPDATE 4-Barrick's buyout offer for Acacia unit irks minority shareholders Barrick Gold Corp's proposal to take full control of its Acacia Mining Plc unit to resolve a long-standing tax dispute with Tanzania has drawn the ire of Acacia's minority shareholders, who may have the ultimate vote on a deal....
00:17, 05/23/2019

UPDATE 1-Workers of Volkswagen Tennessee plant refile petition for union vote The United Auto Workers (UAW) union said on Wednesday it filed a new petition for a union election at Volkswagen AG's Chattanooga, Tennessee plant, after the U.S. agency in charge of enforcing labor law dismissed a previous one....
00:17, 05/23/2019

The Key to Easy Home-Baked Danishes With a little help from frozen puff pastry, it’s surprisingly simple to produce these impressive breakfast treats. Here are two delicious variations, sweet and savory....
00:17, 05/23/2019

A Danish Law Aimed at Child Brides Could Force the Prime Minister’s Son’s Girlfriend to Leave the Country The son of Danish Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen has been tripped up by the country’s strict immigration laws, which will force his Harvard-educated American girlfriend to leave Denmark by the end of this month. The development thrusts imm...
00:34, 05/23/2019

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

BP agent arrested on multiple sex assault charges TUCSON – A Border Patrol agent was taken into custody Tuesday after he allegedly sexually assaulted a woman during a date. According to officials, Tucson Police Department received a report May 13 from an alleged sexual assault victim that invo...
00:51, 05/23/2019

United CEO vows to be aboard 737 Max when its cleared to fly CHICAGO (AP) — CEO Oscar Munoz says he will be aboard United Airlines’ first flight of a Boeing 737 Max once regulators agree to let the aircraft fly again. Munoz made the promise after Chicago-based United’s annual meeting with sharehold...
00:51, 05/23/2019

“Ride For The Wall” Makes Stop In Mount Sterling MOUNT STERLING, Ky. (LEX 18)– Hundreds of motorcyclists are making the journey across the nation to honor the brave men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice, and for those were never recovered. Flags waved proudly at Mount Sterling...
00:51, 05/23/2019

Forecasters predict busy Central Pacific hurricane season HONOLULU (AP) — Forecasters say Hawaii and the Central Pacific could experience more storms than normal during this year’s hurricane season. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration expects five to eight named tropical cyclones in th...
00:51, 05/23/2019

Iowa official who played in NFL faces gun, alcohol charges FOREST CITY, Iowa (AP) — A former NFL defensive lineman who is now a county supervisor in Iowa faces misdemeanor charges after police say he showed up drunk and armed with a pistol at a daytime board meeting. The Mason City Globe-Gazette reports that...
00:51, 05/23/2019

Serial killer who once terrorized Florida set for execution TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A serial killer who went on a murderous spree that left 10 women dead 35 years ago is set to be executed in Florida. Bobby Joe Long is set to die by lethal injection Thursday evening at Florida State Prison in Starke. His ex-...
00:51, 05/23/2019

Fired lunchroom worker hadn't charged student for 3 months, her former employer says A lunchroom worker in New Hampshire who said she was fired for allowing a student to take food without paying hadn't been charging the student for anything for several months, her former employer said....
01:00, 05/23/2019

Tillerson quietly meets with House lawmakers to discuss Trump Former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson quietly met with the top Democrat and Republican on the House Foreign Affairs Committee Tuesday for an interview that focused primarily on his time in the Trump administration, a congressional aide with direct ...
01:00, 05/23/2019

DCCC chief cancels fundraiser in snub to anti-abortion Democrat The head of the House Democrats’ campaign arm has cancelled plans to fundraise for Rep. Dan Lipinski — one of the party’s last remaining anti-abortion stalwarts — after facing fierce backlash from the party’s left flank.Rep. Cheri Bustos (D-Ill.) ann...
01:00, 05/23/2019

Chris Long admits to regular marijuana use during NFL career and explains how he beat tests Former NFL star Chris Long, who recently retired, said if not for marijuana, it would have been difficult to cope with day-to-day life in the NFL.        ...
01:17, 05/23/2019

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

The Products You Need to Fix Five Common Nasty Foot Problems I am very vain about my feet. There, I said it. (Foot fetishists love me, and now I’ve also said that!) But my feet, they are not without their issues — heels that are highly prone to cracking due to sandal abuse, toenails that are all jacked up from...
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

Put Your Burrito in a Mug Instead of on a Plate Some ideas do not get the praise they initially deserve. This was the case with Copernicus’ heliocentric solar system back in the 1500s, and it’s the case today with this brilliant burrito hack, brought to us by Reddit user shananies....
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

Panic’s Playdate is a pint-sized gaming machine with a ‘season’ of 12 intriguing titles Tired of your smartphone games, and don’t want to take the Switch with you on the train today? Panic, renowned creator of useful Mac apps and more recently publisher of interesting games, has created a tiny handheld console that goes anywhere ...
01:17, 05/23/2019

Jeff Daniels Plays a Hero on Broadway. He’s Still Waiting for One in the Real World The day is cloudy and so is Jeff Daniels. The actor has walked to Central Park directly from watching the news conference in which Attorney General William Barr defended President Trump in the moments before the release of special counsel Robert Muel...
01:34, 05/23/2019

How China Uses High-Tech Surveillance to Subdue Minorities China has turned the Xinjiang region in its far west into an incubator for automated authoritarianism that could spread across the country and beyond....
01:34, 05/23/2019

What are the benefits and uses of stinging nettle? Stinging nettle is a popular home remedy for arthritis, seasonal allergies, and many other conditions. Learn about the benefits, side effects, and research around stinging nettle here....
01:34, 05/23/2019

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

Boxer accuses Jay-Z, sports agency of negligence after suffering 'devastating brain hemorrhage' A boxer filed a lawsuit against Jay-Z and the rapper’s agency Roc Nation Sports on Tuesday accusing both parties of scheduling him for a handful of fights which led to a brain injury....
01:34, 05/23/2019

Female squash competitors 'shocked' after prizes include sex toy, callus remover A group of female squash competitors in Spain were outraged after they were given sex toys, wax and a callus remover as prizes at the Asturias Squash Championship....
01:34, 05/23/2019

Smarter people listen to instrumental music: study If there seems to be an air of pretension among aficionados of jazz and classical music, psychological research is giving them good reason. A new study published in Evolutionary Behavioral Sciences suggests that those who prefer instrumental music te...
01:34, 05/23/2019

Postpartum depression affects dads too, study says For David Levine, the panic set in at the hospital, hours after his son Zachary, now 5, was born. “Within the first 24 hours, I had this general sense that something was wrong,” the pediatrician and now father of two, who lives in Scotch Plains, NJ, ...
01:34, 05/23/2019

Cholesterol improves in US kids despite high obesity rates CHICAGO — Cholesterol levels in children and teens improved in the latest analysis of U.S. health surveys, yet only half of them had readings considered ideal. Overall, 7% of kids had high cholesterol in surveys from 2009 to 2016. That was down from ...
01:34, 05/23/2019

Scientists create video game to help elderly drivers stay safe A video game that makes elderly motorists safer on the roads has been developed by scientists. The game called Cognitive Training for Car Driving (CTCD) comes at a time when the number of older car drivers worldwide is increasing....
01:34, 05/23/2019

Americans trust celebrities, social media more than product labels Consumers trust celebrities and social-media influencers to do their research for them. Sixty-one percent of Americans are concerned about the healthiness of the products they buy and consume, but 34 percent say they rarely ever research the health c...
01:34, 05/23/2019

Wells Fargo, TD Bank have already given Trump-related financial documents to Congress The disclosures come as a federal judge ruled Wednesday that two other banks — Deutsche Bank and Capital One — can give financial documents to Congress, NBC News reports....
01:51, 05/23/2019

Natural gas and oil industry is a solid, long-term investment Energy future will be defined by the relationship between fossil fuels and renewable power like wind and solar, says the American Petroleum Institute.        ...
01:51, 05/23/2019

Publisher THQ Nordic acquires Gothic and Risen studio Piranha Bytes THQ Nordic purchased the studio at an undisclosed price. It'll continue to operate independently, making RPGs based on both old and new IPs.Read More...
01:51, 05/23/2019

Anti-vaxx movement for pets is a ‘death sentence,’ vets warn The anti-vaccination movement has gone to the dogs — prompting concerned veterinarians to warn pet owners are sentencing their pups “to death.” Vets around the country say they are seeing increased cases of pet owners influenced by anti-v...
02:00, 05/23/2019

Shocking video shows angry driver shoving elderly man to ground Surveillance video captured the horrific moment a London driver shoved an 80-year-old man to the ground after nearly hitting him with his car, during what police called a “nonsensical attack.” The incident — which happened April 21 in the southeast L...
02:00, 05/23/2019

Family flying guide: Avoid these mistakes when you travel with kids Planning to travel with kids? Before you make plans or fly with your family, you'll want to read this.        ...
02:00, 05/23/2019

Mnuchin: $20 bill redesign with Tubman on hold Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said that a decision by his predecessor, Jacob Lew, to put African-American abolitionist leader Harriett Tubman on the $20 bill would be delayed and will not happen in 2020. (May 22)       &...
02:17, 05/23/2019

Dog jumps from motor home during police chase A woman in a stolen recreational vehicle led authorities on a wild chase in Los Angeles on Tuesday, smashing into cars and a palm tree before finally coming to a halt with a large dog hanging out of the shattered windshield. (May 22)   ...
02:17, 05/23/2019

‘Bodyguard’ creator’s latest big hit arrives in the US UK crime dramas “Bodyguard” and “Line of Duty” have shattered viewership records in Britain — and, remarkably, both series were created and written entirely by one person: Jed Mercurio. There’s no “writers’ room” here, since that exists solely in Mer...
02:17, 05/23/2019

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

Earther Scientists Have Pinpointed the Mystery Source of an Ozone-Destroying Chemical | Jalopnik You Earther Scientists Have Pinpointed the Mystery Source of an Ozone-Destroying Chemical | Jalopnik You Can Now Get the 6.2-Liter V8 in More, Cheaper Chevy Silverado Trims | Kotaku The Sims 4 Is Free Right Now, So Here Are The 4 Most Essential Expansion...
02:51, 05/23/2019

Chris Long reveals longtime marijuana use, how he beat NFL tests Chris Long experienced the NFL zenith, winning Super Bowl LI with the Patriots and Super Bowl LII with the Eagles. Those weren’t his only highs. The recently retired defensive end told “The Dan Patrick Show” on Tuesday that he used ...
02:51, 05/23/2019

Andrea Leadsom quits: Junior minister who challenged for Tory leadership and became high-profile Brexiteer From junior minister to Tory leadership candidate to "Pizza Club plotter", Andrea Leadsom's recent political career has been defined by the fall-out from the 2016 EU referendum....
03:00, 05/23/2019

Punjab Election Results 2019: Seats, Candidates, Check Result Here Punjab Election Results: Voting took place on 13 Punjab seats - Gurdaspur, Amritsar, Khadoor Sahib, Jalandhar, Hoshiarpur, Anandpur Sahib, Ludhiana, Fatehgarh Sahib, Faridkot, Firozpur, Bathinda,......
03:00, 05/23/2019

Matching VVPAT Slips Likely To Delay Lok Sabha 2019 Election Results Counting of votes for the Lok Sabha elections, in which over 8,000 candidates were in the fray for 542 seats, will begin at 8.00 am today and results are expected only by late evening, due to tallying......
03:00, 05/23/2019

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

Top NYPD detective calls subway assault video ‘sickening’ New York City’s top detective on Wednesday called newly released video of a man being savagely beaten on a subway train “sickening,” as he revealed new details about the horrific attack. “What you heard was sickening. You heard people joking about th...
03:17, 05/23/2019

Get Involved, Internet: Let's make Danny DeVito the new Wolverine After years of being owned by Fox, Marvel Studios has at long last found itself in possession of the film rights to the comic book giant’s own X-Men franchise. How, exactly, Marvel incorporates its collection of mutants into the greater Marvel Cinema...
03:17, 05/23/2019

Kia SP2i Compact SUV Interior Unveiled In Sketches After revealing the exterior of the Kia SP2i compact SUV earlier this month, the South Korean automaker has now unveiled the interior sketches for what will be its first offering in India. The Kia......
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

Brazil's president wins, justice minister loses in Congress Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro surmounted a crucial hurdle for his young government on Wednesday by winning approval from disgruntled lower house lawmakers for his move to reorganize the country's executive branch....
03:34, 05/23/2019

Researchers Brew Biblical Beer Using Yeast From Ancient Pottery A multidisciplinary team in Israel believe that they have brewed ancient beers similar to those once drunk by Biblical characters such as David and Goliath.  ...
03:34, 05/23/2019

Marcus Stroman And The Red Sox Had Themselves A Little Squabble What happened between Blue Jays pitcher Marcus Stroman and the Red Sox in Tuesday’s game doesn’t rise to the level of a feud or beef. It could better be described as a tiff, or perhaps a bunfight....
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

Majority of Americans approve of Trump's handling of economy, credit his policies: Poll A majority of Americans approve of how President Trump has handled the economy, feel confident about their personal finances, and believe Trump's policies have had an impact on the country's economic performance, according to the latest poll by CBS N...
03:51, 05/23/2019

Study: Protocol reduced opioid prescriptions by 92 percent in cancer patients Only 8 percent of urological cancer patients who undergo robotic surgery go home with opioid prescriptions after use of a new recovery protocol, as compared to 100 percent of patients who get the drugs normally....
03:51, 05/23/2019

Robinson Cano, called out for not hustling, gets hurt hustling in Mets' game vs. Nationals Two days after being benched for a lack of hustle, the New York Mets' Robinson Cano appeared to injure his leg running out a ground ball.        ...
03:51, 05/23/2019

Tony Stewart's reaction to Clint Bowyer throwing punches: 'If you're gonna fight, fight' Stewart-Haas Racing's Clint Bowyer threw a flurry of punches at Ryan Newman after NASCAR All-Star Race but got flak for leaving his helmet on.        ...
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

For China's LGBTQ people, Taiwan's rainbow victory is a moment of joy and pain When Chinese gay rights activist Peng Yanhui heard that Taiwan had approved a bill legalizing same-sex marriage on May 17 as he boarded a flight, he burst into tears of joy....
04:00, 05/23/2019

India's minorities fear return of Modi "It's not even been one year. I really miss him," says Sahila Khan, her head bowed and sitting in a small room that belonged to her father, Rakbar, a Muslim farmer who was lynched by a group of Hindu men in India's Rajasthan state....
04:00, 05/23/2019

Fed Minutes Show Officials in No Rush to Change Interest Rates Federal Reserve officials said they were committed to a “patient approach,” even if the economy strengthened, and some were worried about persistently low inflation....
04:17, 05/23/2019

Harriet Tubman $20 Bill Is Delayed Until Trump Leaves Office, Mnuchin Says President Trump said in 2016 that the Obama-era decision to put Tubman on the bill was “pure political correctness.’’ Now it won’t be in circulation until 2028....
04:34, 05/23/2019

‘Fetal Heartbeat’ vs. ‘Forced Pregnancy’: The Language Wars of the Abortion Debate Activists on both sides of the abortion fight have long chosen their words carefully, coining terms like “pro-life,” “pro-choice” and “partial-birth abortion.”...
04:34, 05/23/2019

Was That Ralph Northam in Blackface? An Inquiry Ends Without Answers An inquiry into a racist photograph on the medical school yearbook page of the Virginia governor could not determine whether he himself appeared in the image....
04:34, 05/23/2019

California Today: 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....
04:34, 05/23/2019

Amphibious Mitsubishis of the '80s and '90s Are Rad As Hell Pardon me while I breathe heavily into a paper bag, but I’m only just now learning that there were at least three Mitsubishi Pajero amphibious off-road concept vehicles made in the 1980s and ’90s. And yes: one of them was in a Jackie Chan movie....
04:51, 05/23/2019

Arizona prison officials won't let inmates read book that critiques the criminal justice system Arizona prison officials have banned inmates from reading "Chokehold," a critically-acclaimed critique of the American criminal-justice system.        ...
05:00, 05/23/2019

The vampires have their hands full (among other things) on an orgiastic What We Do In The Shadows The vampire as erotic symbol is a longstanding cultural trope, one that has borne such ripe, sexy fruit as David Bowie and Catherine Deneuve seducing Susan Sarandon in The Hunger. My affection for Nadja and Lazslo’s mutual commitment to perversion is...
05:17, 05/23/2019

Mets stun Doolittle, Nationals in 8th for 6-1 win NEW YORK (AP) — Juan Lagares hit a go-ahead, three-run double off Washington closer Sean Doolittle, Rajai Davis capped the six-run eighth inning with a three-run homer in his first at-bat for the Mets and New York rallied to beat the Nationals 6-1 We...
05:17, 05/23/2019

Rouyn-Noranda beats Halifax 4-3 in Memorial Cup HALIFAX, Nova Scotia (AP) — Jakub Lauko scored with 54 seconds left to give the Rouyn-Noranda Huskies a 4-3 victory over the host Halifax Mooseheads on Wednesday night in the Memorial Cup. Halifax advanced to the tournament final Sunday on a tiebreak...
05:17, 05/23/2019

Texas 8th-grader wins National Geographic contest WASHINGTON (AP) — Nihar Janga, an eighth-grader from Austin, Texas, with an already impressive array of awards, has taken top honors in the 31st annual National Geographic GeoBee, an elite test of geographic knowledge. Janga triumphed Wednesday durin...
05:17, 05/23/2019

2 elderly African lions die at San Francisco, San Diego zoos SAN DIEGO (AP) — Two beloved, elderly lions have died at zoos in California. The San Francisco Zoo announced Wednesday that a 16-year-old male African lion named Jahari died Monday of old age. African lions live to about 14 in the wild. He was born a...
05:17, 05/23/2019

Girl, 10, 6th known child to die after US border detention HOUSTON (AP) — U.S. authorities say a 10-year-old girl from El Salvador died last year after being detained by border authorities in a previously unreported case. The death marks the sixth known case in the last year. The U.S. Department of Health an...
05:17, 05/23/2019

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

| Boy or girl? Hong Kong at centre of banned China gender test Shady middle-men are openly advertising on Chinese social media to smuggle blood samples of pregnant women to Hong Kong to skirt the mainland's ban on gender testing, an AFP investigation has found....
05:34, 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

Rise in ozone-depleting CFC gases traced to China Foam insulation factories in China are responsible for a mysterious increase in CFC production, according to a new study. The gases, which damage the Earth's ozone layer, were supposed to be phased out by 2010....
05:34, 05/23/2019

US may deploy thousands more troops amid Iran tension The Pentagon is considering a request to send thousands more troops to the Middle East as relations worsen, unnamed officials say. Meanwhile, Iran's supreme leader said he foresaw the demise of American civilization....
05:34, 05/23/2019

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

WTA roundup: Putintseva rallies to reach quarters in Germany Top-seeded Yulia Putintseva of Kazakhstan saved three set points in the first set and went on to defeat Mona Bathel 7-6 (8), 6-1 on Wednesday to reach the quarterfinals of the Nurnberger Versicherungscup in Germany....
07:00, 05/23/2019

Billy Dee Williams back in the Millennium Falcon for ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ It was a long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away when we last saw Lando Calrissian doing his thing in the Millennium Falcon. But the smooth-talking smuggler is back — taking the helm once again, along with Chewie, in the latest Star Wars movie, “The...
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