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Advisors need to know the pros and cons of annuities

Annuities are a long-term play for both the client and the advisor. Think about these key considerations when you recommend a fixed, variable or indexed annuity to an inv...

Advisors need to know the pros and cons of annuities

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4 Your Health: The pros and cons of legalizing marijuana A look at the bad and good about legalizing marijuana. Researchers from the University Of California San Francisco reviewed hospital data from Colorado. They found admissions for chronic pain decreased by 5 percent after the state legalized marijuana...
11:00, 05/17/2019

Serverless computing pros and cons: 5 benefits and 3 drawbacks Serverless computing can be a great fit for certain applications, but there are drawbacks to consider before jumping feet first into the serverless deep end....
04:34, 05/02/2019

Investments: Why you should consider annuities in your retirement planning Annuities deserve serious consideration for your retirement, as they can deliver financial security, providing income for the rest of your life.        ...
02:51, 05/16/2019

Simpler Variable Annuities Could Play A Big Role In Retirement Planning Annuities can be complex products, but also offer retirement income security. As many Americans express a strong desire for secure retirement income, a more simpler product might find broader appeal, as consumers want what annuities offer but have di...
15:00, 05/01/2019

Jump for Joy! Refurbished Joy-Cons Will Cost You Just $48 Right Now The Nintendo Switch is better with friends, and you can add an extra player by picking up an extra set of Joy-Con for $48 if you’re okay with refurbished. Woot’s price is a $20 less than buying new, and a few bucks off of Amazon’s refurbished price.R...
20:17, 05/01/2019

Beach wins PGA Professional as 20 pros qualify for Bethpage In battle of New York club pros, Alex Beach wins PGA Professional Championship as 20 pros qualify for PGA Championship at Bethpage        ...
01:34, 05/03/2019

Meet the area club pros in the PGA Championship spotlight The moment the PGA of America announced Bethpage Black would host the 2019 PGA Championship, Rob Labritz circled it in ink on his mental calendar. “I’ve been priming for this my whole life,’’ Labritz told The Post. “I’m beside the moon just to have t...
08:34, 05/14/2019

Your Joy-Cons are Holding You Back: Grab This Wireless GameCube Controller On Sale If you suddenly find yourself in need of extra controllers for your Super Smash Bros. parties (like I do, every other Saturday), PowerA’s Gamecube-style wireless controller is down to $40 on Amazon right now, an all-time low. It’s laid out exactly li...
22:51, 04/30/2019

Are financial advisors prepared for cyber attacks? As cyber threats abound, everyone from large financial firms to individual advisors need to make sure they have done everything they can to guard against a breach....
16:51, 05/13/2019

The Latest: Player sees if he can make preps-to-pros leap CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the NBA draft combine (all times local): 5:15 p.m. North Carolina State signee Jalen Lecque hopes to convince NBA teams he is ready to make the preps-to-pros jump. A gifted guard known for soaring dunks that have made him...
02:17, 05/17/2019

Ex-cons for conservation: Can prison actors save Malawi's national tree from extinction? The Mulanje cedar, Malawi's national tree, is on the verge of extinction. A drama group comprised entirely of ex-prisoners is making a last bid to save it....
18:17, 05/01/2019

Government advisors call for 2030 petrol and diesel ban Committee on Climate Change says bringing EV-only law forward could help Britain become nearly carbon-neutral by 2050 Laws requiring all new vehicles sold in the UK to have zero emissions should be brought forward from 2040 to as early as 2030, acco...
13:51, 05/02/2019

Advisors help clients tackle the complexities of Social Security More financial advisors are helping their clients with Social Security. The decisions are a lot more complicated than whether to file earlier or later....
15:17, 05/01/2019

America is in a financial literacy crisis, and advisors can fix the problem Financial services providers are uniquely positioned to change the conversation around literacy and address the elephant in the room: the "money talk" taboo....
15:17, 04/30/2019

Advisors are bullish on real estate for steady cash. Here's why you should be, too Investments in real assets, whether on the equity side or the debt side, offer seemingly endless options for fixed income. If you can build it or finance it, you can invest in it....
19:17, 04/28/2019

Apple tipped to improve reception on the 2019 iPhones and iPad Pros A switch in antenna technology might not be as exciting as a triple-lens rear camera, but it might help improve call quality and data transfer speeds – and it's one change rumored to be heading to the 2019 iPhones and iPad Pros.The revela...
10:51, 05/06/2019

Despite strong growth outlook, financial advisors see first decrease in base pay in years On the heels of the Great Recession and with the recent change in the tax law, demand – and pay – for financial advisors have risen steadily — until now....
14:51, 05/08/2019

A majority of financial advisors lack a succession plan, a crucial aspect of running a firm The majority of advisors lack a formal plan to ensure that when they leave the business — whether through retirement or an unexpected event — their practice will continue and clients will be taken care of....
16:17, 04/29/2019

Roborock S6 robot vacuum review: Faster, quieter, and more efficient than its predecessor The most reliable and best performing robot vacuum I have ever tested was the Roborock S5. That title now passes to its successor, the Roborock S6, that improves in a couple of key areas along with continued smartphone app updates....
16:51, 05/16/2019

TPD: Man accused of killing wife in custody TUCSON – A man is in custody after police found a woman’s body at a central Tucson home Wednesday night. According to Tucson Police Department, a woman in her 30’s was found dead from obvious signs of “sharp force trauma” at about 8 p.m. ...
16:51, 05/16/2019

Camp Fire, which killed 85 in California, blamed on PG&E lines LOS ANGELES — State investigators said Wednesday that Pacific Gas & Electric Co. electrical transmission lines caused the Camp Fire, which killed 85 people in Northern California last year. The utility, known as PG&E, said in financial filings in Feb...
16:51, 05/16/2019

Could geoengineering really help us solve the climate crisis? With increasing public concern over climate change, interest is turning to geoengineering again. Is it time to take a serious look at engineering our climate?...
16:51, 05/16/2019

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

Matt Groening's Disenchantment is back on September 20 Confession time: We struggled occasionally to find the magic in Netflix’s recent Matt Groening fantasy parody Disenchantment, with a strong voice cast straining at times to lift overly familiar material. Still, the show’s first installment ended on a...
17:00, 05/16/2019

John Carpenter looms over a day of madness and violence at Cannes Of the three film festivals that happen at the same time as Cannes in Cannes, Quinzaine (or Directors’ Fortnight) is the one that comes closest to rivaling the main one in prestige, importance, and quality of selections. Two days in, it’s too early t...
17:00, 05/16/2019

Chris Rock set to reboot Saw franchise with 'twisted' new film The comedian is teaming up with Lionsgate to take the gory horror series to a ‘really intense’ new placeChris Rock is set to reboot the $1bn Saw franchise with “a really intense and twisted” new film.The comedian approached studio Lionsgate with a ne...
17:00, 05/16/2019

Too Darn Hot out of Derby reckoning after Dante defeat to Telecaster • Beaten favourite now on course for Royal Ascot• Trainer John Gosden had suspected colt was not readyToo Darn Hot was upstaged by Telecaster in a surprise result at the Dante Stakes at York.Last season’s champion European two-year-old gave his all -...
17:00, 05/16/2019

Wall St. gains on upbeat earnings, strong economic data U.S. stocks rose on Thursday as upbeat earnings from Walmart and Cisco, and robust domestic economic data helped investors overlook worries about the ongoing trade war between the United States and China....
17:00, 05/16/2019

Novak Djokovic has ‘sick obsession’ to be like Roger Federer: rival A brutally honest Nick Kyrgios unloaded on tennis greats Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic in a raw interview. Speaking to tennis writer Ben Rothenberg of the New York Times for the “No Challenges Remaining” podcast, the Aussie star blasted...
17:17, 05/16/2019

Bryce Harper is getting desperate You cannot get Bryce Harper out of the lineup. Knee goes into the wall? No problem. Batting average nears the Mendoza line? Uh, no problem? Harper was in the starting lineup Wednesday, going 1-for-4 with a strikeout in Philadelphia’s 5-2 loss t...
17:17, 05/16/2019

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

OK, But Do Dragons Ever Run Out of Fire? Game of Thrones has clearly lost its own thread, and I can’t help but feel held captive by the eight years I’ve already sunk into this series as I begrudgingly plod through its mercifully short final season. And yet, something wonderful happened in t...
17:17, 05/16/2019

Instagram's standalone Direct app is 'going away', but its core feature will live on Facebook has a habit of frequently testing changes (both big and small) for its extensive library of crazy popular social networking services, but while most new features added to Instagram tend to stick, enriching the app's functionality or expandin...
17:17, 05/16/2019

Samsung Galaxy S10 5G now available at Verizon, save up to $650 The Samsung Galaxy S10 5G, the first commercially available 5G smartphone in the US, is now available to purchase exclusively at Verizon both in-store and online.How much does the Galaxy S10 5G cost?The premium smartphone, which is sold in Majestic B...
17:17, 05/16/2019

Google Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL rumor review: Design, specs, camera, price and release date Google Pixel 4 mock-up based on leaked informationWe're well into 2019, and the fourth generation of Pixel phones is knocking at the door. There might be a few months until Google's upcoming flagships hit the shelves, but the first wave of rumors abo...
17:17, 05/16/2019

Galaxy S10e, S10, and S10+ prices are in free fall on eBay, starting at only $520 after latest discounts While killer deals on Samsung's Galaxy S10-series devices have been all over the map in the past couple of months, including freebies from Microsoft, massive discounts with trade-ins on the official website of the world's largest smartphone vendor, d...
17:17, 05/16/2019

The world's first 1TB microSD card is finally on sale at a slightly lower price than expected Just in case you needed further proof the mobile tech industry is making incredible progress at breakneck speed nowadays, you might recall Samsung's first ever "terabyte-ready" phone was only unveiled last fall. The Galaxy Note 9 offered 512 gigs of ...
17:17, 05/16/2019

Masnada wins stage and Conti takes overall lead after brilliant breakaway "Valerio Conti moved into the overall lead of the Giro d’Italia and Fausto Masnada won the stage as a long breakaway day lit up the race on Thursday."...
17:34, 05/16/2019

Playlist: What's Rob Thomas listening to? The Grammy-winning singer-songwriter and former Matchbox 20 frontman is currently gearing up for his North American Chip Tooth Tour.        ...
17:34, 05/16/2019

UN chief lauds Fijians as ‘natural global leaders’ on climate, environment, hails ‘symbiotic relationship’ with land and sea Fiji’s strong traditions of community and social responsibility, and its “symbiotic relationship” with its surroundings, has made its people “natural global leaders on climate and the environment”, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres to...
17:51, 05/16/2019

Full Blue Moon 2019 UK: What is once in a blue moon? 10 superstitious beliefs about the lunar spectacle You may use the phrase "once in a Blue Moon" to describe how often you find a fiver down the back of the sofa, or in reference to how many times you use your gym membership – but where did the saying actually come from?...
17:51, 05/16/2019

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

Healthy diet cuts risk of dying from breast cancer in older women A balanced, low-fat diet significantly lowers the risk of dying from breast cancer in postmenopausal women, according to new long-term data from the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) Dietary Modification trial....
18:00, 05/16/2019

Swimming with sea turtles in the Bahamas A Florida couple volunteers to help research green sea turtles in the Bahamas before they get married. For more interesting adventures watch Once in a Lifetime...
18:17, 05/16/2019

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

Racing 10,000 miles in a tiny car Mongol Rally participants race across Central Europe and Asia in cars with one-liter engines -- or on scooters or motorcycles. No set route. No assistance....
18:17, 05/16/2019

Your best broadband, phone and TV deal just got even easier to find thanks to Ofcom It's about to get easier to get the ultimate deals on broadband, TV and phone offerings, following new rules announced by Ofcom. A whopping 20 million people could benefit and one of those might be you.The new requirements mean that broadband, T...
18:17, 05/16/2019

Trade war: China blasts US over Huawei blacklisting – business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as America hits Huawei with a double-whammyLatest: Chinese foreign ministry hits backUS companies blocked from selling kit to HuaweiHuawei also banned from US networksAsian shares near four ...
18:34, 05/16/2019

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

The 13 best places to travel alone Solo travelers can and do go just about anywhere, but these places are particularly easy and even rewarding to visit by yourself.        ...
18:34, 05/16/2019

This Company Is Betting the Future Is Personal AI Avatars, So It Made Me One In January 2019, when China Central Television, the largest broadcast network in the most populous nation in the world, aired a special to celebrate the Lunar New Year, the hosts welcomed four life-sized “personal artificial intelligences” to share t...
18:34, 05/16/2019

Facebook Has So Many Apps, It's Killing One You Didn't Know Existed Instagram is reportedly killing off its direct message app. And the most surprising thing about this is that—Instagram has a direct message app?Read more......
18:34, 05/16/2019

'Bachelorette' Hannah Brown defends franchise on 'Live' after Kelly Ripa called it 'gross' "Bachelorette" Hannah Brown was a guest on "Live" days after Kelly Ripa slammed the reality dating competition as a "gross, gross show."        ...
18:34, 05/16/2019

NordicTrack RW900 review: The Peloton of rowers is my new favorite workout In terms of design and overall quality, Peloton stationary bikes are great… but they’re not really any better than rival workout bikes in the same price range. The reason Peloton is so popular right now has precious little to do with the...
18:51, 05/16/2019

Missouri Closing in on Being the Next State to Effectively Ban Abortion Not content with watching Alabama get all the attention, Missouri is now just a couple short steps away from instituting a heinous abortion ban of its own....
18:51, 05/16/2019

US-China trade war worries caused analysts to bail on these stocks CNBC did a deep dive through sell-side stock research since the trade war escalated to find companies that analysts are singling out in their respective coverage universes....
19:00, 05/16/2019

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

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

Union workers strike at 10 campuses, 5 hospitals in California university system Tens of thousands of workers in the statewide University of California system will strike Thursday over concerns that jobs are being outsourced, union officials said....
19:17, 05/16/2019

Digital license plates now in 3 states, with more on the way New digital license plate technology started in the San Francisco Bay Area with tech-savvy vehicle owners who wanted the convenience of over-the-air registration updates and don't mind spending an extra $500 to $800....
19:17, 05/16/2019

Nigel Farage’s new Brexit Party expected to dominate in what may be Britain’s last E.U. election This is an election few thought would occur, given that the country voted to leave the European Union three years ago and was scheduled to quit the bloc two months ago....
19:17, 05/16/2019

Walmart Warns Tariffs on Chinese Goods Will Increase Prices for Customers (NEW YORK) — Walmart warned on Thursday that higher tariffs on imports from China will mean higher prices. The comments came after the nation’s largest retailer reported its best sale performance at its established U.S. namesake stores fo...
19:17, 05/16/2019

Arsenal fan who assaulted Man Utd's Chris Smalling gets 4-year ban as he is told: 'You tarnished the game' An Arsenal fan who assaulted Manchester United's Chris Smalling on the pitch was today ordered to pay him £100 — and told he had "tarnished English football on the world stage"....
19:17, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. to begin testing sick, dead pigs for fatal hog virus ravaging China The U.S. Department of Agriculture within weeks will begin testing sick and dead pigs for a hog virus that has killed herds across Asia in an effort to minimize devastation if the disease enters the United States, the agency said on Thursday....
19:34, 05/16/2019

Huawei vows to challenge U.S. export sanction which it says will harm U.S. Huawei Technologies said on Thursday it will challenge a decision by the U.S. Commerce Department to add the Chinese company and 70 affiliates to a export blacklist, warning the decision "will do significant economic harm to the American companies wi...
19:34, 05/16/2019

CORRECTED-US STOCKS-Wall St gains on earnings boost, strong economic data U.S. stock indexes rose 1 percent on Thursday and were on pace to extend a two-day winning streak, lifted by better-than-expected earnings from Cisco and Walmart, and robust economic data that underscored the strength of the domestic economy....
19:34, 05/16/2019

W. Africa Crude-Angolan crude exports to edge up in July, diffs to stay high Angola's preliminary loading programme for July emerged on Thursday, indicating a rise of one cargo compared to June, for which a few cargoes still remain. High price offers are expected, given global tightness in physical markets and a broad gap in ...
19:34, 05/16/2019

Tiger Woods all over the place in wild PGA Championship first round Step off the edge and let the roller-coaster ride begin. So it went for a rusty-looking Tiger Woods as his PGA Championship opened with a wild 2-over 72 on Thursday at Bethpage Black, finishing nine shots back of his playing partner, early leader Bro...
19:51, 05/16/2019

De Blasio’s groundhog ‘killer’ days are coming back to haunt him The Republican National Committee came out swinging against Bill de Blasio on Thursday, hours after the mayor officially announced his candidacy for president. An email blast from the RNC included a “Bill de Blasio cheat sheet” with six zingers label...
20:00, 05/16/2019

Barr says he won’t stop Mueller from testifying before House panel Attorney General William Barr denied that he is preventing special counsel Robert Mueller from testifying before the House Judiciary Committee, according to a report. “It’s Bob’s call whether he wants to testify,” Barr told the Wall Street Journal on...
20:00, 05/16/2019

Joe Biden chooses Philadelphia as 2020 presidential campaign HQ Joe Biden has decided that his 2020 presidential campaign will be headquartered in Philadelphia – choosing his native Pennsylvania over Delaware, which sent him to the Senate for 36 years. The site of the nation’s founding highlights the former...
20:00, 05/16/2019

Jogger spat on, threatened groups of Orthodox Jews: cops A Florida jogger was busted this week after allegedly attacking two groups of Orthodox Jews as they returned home from temple after Sabbath services. “I’ll show you,” Daniel Valerivich Starikov, 33, told the first group while clenching his fists, acc...
20:00, 05/16/2019

Factbox: U.S. executives warn consumers will pay for Trump's tariffs Some executives from U.S. companies that sell clothing, food and other products warn that costs related to the latest round of tariffs on goods from China will be passed along to consumers in the form of higher prices....
20:00, 05/16/2019

Canada's Trudeau pledges 'consequences' for disinformation on online platforms Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Thursday promised that efforts to regulate social media in Canada would include "meaningful financial consequences" for online platforms that fail to counter disinformation....
20:00, 05/16/2019

SoftBank leads funding round for Berlin travel startup GetYourGuide Berlin travel startup GetYourGuide said on Thursday it had raised nearly $500 million from investors led by SoftBank's Vision Fund to expand its online offering of tours and activities that has won a following among millennials....
20:00, 05/16/2019

Clear Up Your Skin With This Retinol Cream For Just $17 In case you haven’t heard, retinol should be a go-to for those looking to rid their skin of acne, dark spots, wrinkles, and other imperfections. But because retinol is such a skincare superstar, it doesn’t usually come cheap — that is, until now, bec...
20:00, 05/16/2019

AFL-CIO Budget Is a Stark Illustration of the Decline of Organizing A leaked copy of the AFL-CIO’s internal budget for 2018–2019 shows that America’s largest organized labor federation now dedicates less than a tenth of its budget to organizing—down from nearly 30 percent a decade ago—illustrating a broad philosophi...
20:00, 05/16/2019

Five more US states sue Purdue Pharma over its role in opioid crisis Wisconsin, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland and West Virginia join several dozen other states, alleging company pushed false claims such as ‘we sell hope in a bottle’Five more US states sued painkiller maker Purdue Pharma on Thursday, alleging misconduct in th...
20:00, 05/16/2019

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

Corporations profit off racism. It's time for us to stand up to them | Rashad Robinson We must prevent corporations from writing the exploitation of black and brown labor into the law in permanent inkI am often asked to name the civil rights issue of our time. As the head of one of the country’s largest racial justice organizations, I ...
20:00, 05/16/2019

Milwaukee radio station bans Drake’s music during Bucks-Raptors series A Wisconsin radio station announced Tuesday that it will push the mute button on Canadian rapper Drake during the NBA playoffs series between the Milwaukee Bucks and Toronto Raptors....
20:00, 05/16/2019

Booker deputy campaign manager donates to Gillibrand campaign to 'ensure' debate spot Deputy campaign manager for 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker donated funds this week to one of the New Jersey Senator’s many opponents....
20:17, 05/16/2019

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

What Will Zion Williamson Put Up His Rookie Year? Barring some unlikely outcomes—an inspiring protest that gets him out of New Orleans, a defiant but ultimately depressing return to the accursed NCAA—Zion Williamson will suit up for the Pelicans this fall. What will he do there?...
20:17, 05/16/2019

Idiot On The Field Runs Himself Into A Corner, Gets Leveled If you are going to run onto a major league baseball field in the middle of a game, there are two keys to survival. The first is to always keep moving, and the second is to have an exit strategy. The fan who invaded the field at last night’s Braves g...
20:17, 05/16/2019

Pelosi Raises Impeachment as a Way to Break Trump’s Information Stonewall Speaker Nancy Pelosi, facing President Trump’s blanket denial of documents and witnesses, said Thursday that an impeachment inquiry would aid House investigations....
20:17, 05/16/2019

Retrial planned for man who broke $4.5M statue’s thumb PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Federal prosecutors plan to retry a Delaware man who admitted he broke a thumb off a $4.5 million statue at a Philadelphia museum. Philly.com reports prosecutors told a judge Thursday they’re refiling charges against Michael...
20:17, 05/16/2019

Wisconsin justices say county can order town to rename roads MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin Supreme Court says county officials can order a town to rename more than a quarter of its roads. A 1957 state law allows counties to establish a rural naming or number system in towns to help emergency responders fi...
20:17, 05/16/2019

Lawyer: Cop who shot Texas woman knew she was mentally ill HOUSTON (AP) — A lawyer for the family of a woman who was fatally shot by a Houston-area police officer says the officer lived in the same apartment complex as her and knew she suffered from mental illness. Attorney Ben Crump says Pamela Turner had s...
20:17, 05/16/2019

Pakistani police kill 9 suspected militants in raid QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani police say security forces acting on intelligence raided a militant hideout in the town of Mastung in southwestern Baluchistan province, triggering a shootout that killed nine suspects. In a statement, police said fo...
20:17, 05/16/2019

Predators, Nashville agree to 30-year arena lease extension NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Nashville Predators have agreed to a new 30-year lease deal that will help keep the franchise in Music City through 2049. The Predators announced the agreement Thursday at a Metro Nashville Sports Authority meeting. The sp...
20:17, 05/16/2019

BC-KY–Kentucky News Digest 1:41 pm, KY Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in Kentucky. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Louisville bureau at (502) 583-7718 or aplouisville(at)ap.org. Beth Campbell is on the ...
20:17, 05/16/2019

Probe faults premium travel by former EPA head, bodyguards WASHINGTON (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency’s internal watchdog says former agency head Scott Pruitt and his bodyguards improperly spent $124,000 in federal funds on premium-class flights, and that EPA should consider trying to recove...
20:17, 05/16/2019

SAT to Add ‘Adversity Score’ That Rates Students’ Hardships The College Board is adding a measure of students’ socioeconomic background, including factors like the crime and poverty levels where they live, to help colleges put test scores in context....
20:17, 05/16/2019

Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled: Activision does it again with near-perfect remake magic Activision and Beenox are bringing everyone’s favourite fuzzy mammal back to consoles in a remake of CTR - and it looks like they’ve managed to make lightning strike twice....
20:17, 05/16/2019

Iran Crisis or ‘Circus’? A Weary Middle East Wonders A sudden profusion of incidents and warnings has stirred fears that the Trump administration is trying to gin up a flawed case for war, like the Bush administration did in Iraq in 2003....
20:34, 05/16/2019

Gannett shareholders reject hedge fund’s board candidates The vote at Gannett’s annual meeting amounted to a rejection of Alden’s Media News Group’s attempt to acquire the newspaper chain through a hostile takeover launched in January....
20:34, 05/16/2019

Forget the All-Stars, here’s what the Overwatch League’s 2019 dream team looks like As the OWL preps for its second All-Star Game Thursday, three league analysts weigh in on what their best-possible rosters would look like, plus their favorites and disappointments from the first half of the season....
20:34, 05/16/2019

Global stocks rise after strong earnings, deal news; data lifts U.S. yields World stock markets were buoyed by deal-making news and solid earnings from Dow components Cisco and Walmart on Thursday while strong economic data pushed U.S. bond yields higher even as investors struggled to make sense of the latest developments in...
20:34, 05/16/2019

Five more U.S. states sue OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma over opioid epidemic Five U.S. states on Thursday filed lawsuits accusing Purdue Pharma LP of illegally marketing and selling opioids, escalating the wave of litigation over a nationwide abuse epidemic....
20:34, 05/16/2019

Wall St. gains on better-than-expected earnings, robust economic data U.S. stock indexes extended gains to trade more than 1% higher on Thursday, as optimism was driven by upbeat earnings from Cisco and Walmart as well as robust economic data that underlined the strength of the domestic economy....
20:34, 05/16/2019

Game Of Thrones’ final season as written by fans would also be a mess Yesterday, we wrote about the fact that a contingent of Game Of Thrones fans angry with the way season eight has turned out have started a petition urging HBO to remake the final season with new writers. That petition has since gained over 400,000 si...
20:51, 05/16/2019

What Came Before Before Game of Thrones: The 3 Classic Episodes That Made TV Finales Matter While millions of people will tune in to the finale of Game of Thrones on Sunday night, after eight award-winning seasons on HBO, millions more haven’t watched a single episode and will wake up Monday morning not feeling as if they’ve mis...
20:51, 05/16/2019

Europe Fines 5 Banks $1.2 Billion for Their Roles in Foreign Exchange Cartels Traders at Barclays, Citigroup, JPMorgan Chase, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group and the Royal Bank of Scotland engaged in anti-competitive behavior, the European Commission found....
21:00, 05/16/2019

California regulator threatens ban on gasoline engines California's threat -- which would be a first in the U.S. -- marks an escalation in the clash between Washington and Sacramento that would increase uncertainty for carmakers in the nation’s biggest auto market....
21:00, 05/16/2019

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

Jaguar Land Rover in uphill battle to revive China operations Jaguar Land Rover is overhauling its Chinese dealer network because it provides insufficient exposure to the country's biggest cities. JLR's $4 billion writedown in February pushed owner Tata Motors to a record loss....
21:00, 05/16/2019

Literally, No One Is Stopping You From Buying and Eating These 18 Candy Bars Are you snacking on a piece of candy right now? No? You do realize you’re an adult with a credit card and your mom can’t tell you to stop eating candy, right? If you want it, buy it! Right now, you can get a variety box of full-sized Snickers, Twix, ...
21:17, 05/16/2019

Best Linux web hosting services of 2019 Linux hosting is everywhere. Whether you're looking for a simple shared website hosting account or a powerful dedicated server, the chances are that you'll be offered a Linux-based option first.In many cases, you might not care. If your hos...
21:17, 05/16/2019

Amazon Fitbit sale: save on the Alta HR, Charge 2 and Ionic smartwatch Summer is almost here, and if you've been eyeing a fitness tracker to help you get in shape, then you've come to the right place. Amazon has the best-selling Fitbit Alta HR on sale for just $74.76. That's a $55 discount and the lowest ...
21:17, 05/16/2019

Nick Kyrgios Is Disqualified After Tantrum at the Italian Open Kyrgios walked off the court in a fit of rage after throwing a chair onto the red clay and was defaulted from his second-round match against Casper Ruud....
21:17, 05/16/2019

Beam Park in Dagenham: the £1 billion regeneration zone with thousands of new homes planned for first-time buyers By 2030 more than 3,000 new homes will have been built on a 720-acre site beside the River Beam in deepest east London. And half of them will be aimed at cash-strapped first-time buyers....
21:17, 05/16/2019

Only Tariffs Can Rain on Walmart's Party Walmart’s string of strong sales continues unabated in 2019, with its first-quarter earnings topping expectations and setting up a strong outlook for the rest of the year....
21:17, 05/16/2019

Former JPMorgan Banker Charged With Bribery in 'Sons and Daughters' Program Hong Kong authorities charged a former executive at JPMorgan Chase with bribery, adding to the fallout from the bank’s controversial “Sons and Daughters” hiring program in Asia....
21:17, 05/16/2019

Gillibrand says she’d ‘codify’ Roe v. Wade if elected president Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand on Thursday vowed to “codify” Roe v. Wade if elected president, amid a fierce abortion debate in the wake of Alabama’s new state law banning almost all procedures....
21:17, 05/16/2019

Trump unveils sweeping plan to ‘transform’ America’s immigration system President Trump on Thursday unveiled a long-awaited immigration overhaul that would dramatically alter how the U.S. accepts people into the country, shifting the system in order to favor admissions based on merit rather than family ties. ...
21:17, 05/16/2019

Microsoft, Sony reveal game-streaming partnership Microsoft and Sony are exploring how the two could collaborate on cloud-based gaming and content-streaming, as well as on smart sensors for Sony consumer products....
21:17, 05/16/2019

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

Retail chiefs dismiss AI job threat, promise more training Executives from major global retailers played down the threat to employment in stores from artificial intelligence and automation on Thursday and pledged more training to help staff adopt more high-value tasks as machines take over their work....
21:34, 05/16/2019

This flying taxi startup just flew its 5-passenger jet for the first time The promise of flying cars has never been fulfilled. Sure, there are pint-sized airplanes you can also drive on land but let’s be honest here, those are nothing like how futurists in the 1950s imagined transportation would be like over a half-c...
21:34, 05/16/2019

Inmates set fire to prison during riot in Indonesia JAKARTA, Indonesia — Hundreds of police and soldiers have retaken control of a prison in western Indonesia following a riot on Thursday, officials said. Angry inmates set fire to Langkat prison in North Sumatra province, which is designed to house 90...
21:34, 05/16/2019

German nurse who killed up to 100 patients faces another life sentence German prosecutors in the northwest city of Oldenburg are seeking a life sentence for Niels Hoegel, a former male nurse who is considered Germany's deadliest postwar serial killer after allegedly killing as many as 100 patients....
21:51, 05/16/2019

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

Billionaire who lost children in Sri Lanka blasts takes out Scottish newspaper ad Britain's biggest private landowner has thanked the people of Scotland for their messages of support following the death of three of his children in the Sri Lanka terror attacks....
22:00, 05/16/2019

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

4-year-old’s scalp torn off by lion in South Africa after girl got too close to cub: reports A 4-year-old girl was left in critical condition after a lion reportedly tore off a part of her scalp after she and her father got a little too close to its fenced cage in South Africa....
22:00, 05/16/2019

Lebanese bid farewell to ex-cardinal at state funeral Lebanon is bidding farewell to the former patriarch of Lebanon's Maronite Christian church at a state funeral attended by the country's top political and spiritual leaders....
22:00, 05/16/2019

Beyond the runway: six Australian fashion labels doing things differently Fashion’s business model is neither sustainable nor ethical in a world of depleted resources. So designers are thinking againAustralian fashion week is in full swing in Sydney. Models stomping down the Carriageworks runways in bikinis and tiny dresse...
22:00, 05/16/2019

Trump meets with Swiss leader amid Iran tensions President Donald Trump welcomed Swiss president Ueli Maurer to the White House Thursday, amid rising tensions with Iran. Asked by reporters if the U.S. is going to war with Tehran, Trump responded, "I hope not." (May 16)     ...
22:00, 05/16/2019

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

Boeing says it has completed a software update for the 737 Max Boeing has completed a software fix for its 737 Max airplanes, which have been grounded since mid-March after two of the aircraft crashed in less than five months, killing a total of 346 people....
22:00, 05/16/2019

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

Brooks Koepka running away with PGA Championship on Day 1 Brooks Koepka began his PGA Championship opening round Thursday at Bethpage Black by dropping a 40-foot birdie bomb on his first hole, the 10th. He ended the round by dropping a 33-foot birdie bomb putt on his final hole, No. 9. And when the dust fro...
22:17, 05/16/2019

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

Man waved box cutter, called bus passenger 'terrorist' A man caught on video calling another man a terrorist and waving a box cutter at him aboard a bus in New Jersey has been charged with bias intimidation....
22:17, 05/16/2019

Man gets 10 years for home invasion, fake virus threat A Romanian man accused of taking part in a scheme to extort millions from a rich couple by injecting them with what they were told was a lethal virus has been sentenced to more than 10 years in prison....
22:17, 05/16/2019

Border patrol official gives Fox News first-hand look at ‘ground zero’ for illegal crossings Migrants who cross the U.S.-Mexico border are being spotted on a daily basis casually walking down a dirt road in an area immigration officials call “ground zero” for illegal entries....
22:17, 05/16/2019

Falling debris still a risk from damaged Oklahoma City tower Authorities in Oklahoma City say falling debris is still a danger after a skyscraper was damaged when it was battered by a dangling scaffold holding two men....
22:17, 05/16/2019

Trump took out 30-year loan on $18.5 million home in 2018 U.S. President Donald Trump took out a new 30-year mortgage on a sprawling oceanfront house steps from his own Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida, and it is sitting empty on the rental market, according to financial disclosures made public on Thursday by t...
22:17, 05/16/2019

U.S. House speaker: Congress has not approved war against Iran The Trump administration does not have congressional authorization to go to war against Iran, the Democratic leader of the U.S. House of Representatives warned on Thursday amid escalating tensions in the region....
22:17, 05/16/2019

IOA Will Talk To Govt After May 23 To Sort Pakistan Visa Issue: Mehta The International Olympic Committee (IOC) had revoked the Olympic qualification status of a shooting event in New Delhi after India refused to grant visa to two Pakistani athletes....
22:34, 05/16/2019

Should We Care About Video Game Companies Collecting Our Data? Video games often ask us to share our data with the developers. Sometimes, games and other apps bury this question in a long privacy policy that you have to agree to in order to even load it up. And sometimes, that data gets sold or repurposed for my...
22:34, 05/16/2019

The Soul Stone Was the Marvel Cinematic Universe's Least Interesting MacGuffin Long before any of the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s heroes had the slightest inkling they might one day have to literally turn back time to save half of existence, Thanos was busy moving heaven and Titan to get his sizable purple hands on each of the ...
22:34, 05/16/2019

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

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

Phone Companies Say They've (Mostly) Stopped Selling Your Location Data to Shady Middlemen In a series of letters published by FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel on Thursday, representatives of T-Mobile, AT&T, Sprint, and Verizon all said they had ceased or significantly curtailed the sale of their customers’ location data to compani...
22:34, 05/16/2019

Next Generation Leaders It’s been nearly five years since TIME joined forces with Rolex to launch Next Generation Leaders, our biannual selection of rising stars in politics, technology, culture, science, sports and business. Previous honorees have gone on to lead cou...
22:51, 05/16/2019

Chelsea Manning Is Going Back to Jail—Again Chelsea Manning, who was released from jail last week after the federal grand jury she was subpoenaed to testify before lapsed, was taken back into custody on Thursday as a recalcitrant witness.Read more......
22:51, 05/16/2019

Cory Booker fundraises on back of Bill de Blasio’s 2020 launch Cory Booker is making a hard push for donations on the back of Bill de Blasio’s 2020 announcement on Thursday — in a bid to not get squeezed out of the Democratic primary debates. In order to qualify for the debate stage, candidates must either...
22:51, 05/16/2019

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

Belgium court: King Albert II must take paternity test, or pay $5K a day A Belgium court ruled Thursday that former King Albert must pay more than $5,500 every day until he agrees to submit to a paternity test, to see if he's the father of a well-known Belgian artist....
23:17, 05/16/2019

Sprint's first 5G devices get a release date and some killer introductory deals Mere hours after Verizon kicked off actual Galaxy S10 5G sales and more than a month after Big Red flipped the 5G switch in parts of two markets for the Moto Z3 only, Sprint is finally following suit with a number of exciting related announcements.Th...
23:34, 05/16/2019

Trump administration pulls $929 million in funding for California high-speed rail The Federal Railroad Administration announced Thursday it terminated a nearly $929 million grant to the California High-Speed Rail Authority as part of a 2010 agreement....
23:34, 05/16/2019

Trump revenue at least $434 million in 2018, saw drop in Mar-a-Lago money, new filing reveals The filing reveals that Trump in 2018 had a minimum of $434 million in revenue from all sources. That's a slight drop from the at least $452 million he reported as his minimum revenue in 2017....
23:34, 05/16/2019

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

Theresa May Vows to Set a Date for Stepping Down as U.K. Prime Minister After months of calls for her resignation, Mrs. May agreed to decide on a timetable for the election of a new party leader, who will almost certainly become prime minister....
23:34, 05/16/2019

Inside America’s soon-to-be tallest condo building on Billionaires’ Row A king-size bed overlooks Manhattan through wall-to-wall glass; polished stone and gold accent a grand lobby entrance; and private cabanas line the outdoor swimming pool. Such are the opulent flourishes at Central Park Tower, which will be the talles...
23:34, 05/16/2019

Brooklyn bar hosting Aperol Spritz ‘rally’ after searing New York Times column One Brooklyn bar is valiantly taking a stand for the Aperol Spritz, following a scathing review in The New York Times criticizing the summery cocktail as “not a good drink” — a claim that was quickly blasted on social media....
23:34, 05/16/2019

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

What Even Happened to the Mountain? What the Real History of Necromancy Tells Us About That Game of Thrones Fight Warning: This post contains spoilers for Game of Thrones With just one episode of Game of Thrones left to go, the show has finally delivered on the long-awaited “Cleganebowl,” between Sandor “The Hound” Clegane and Gregor &ldq...
23:34, 05/16/2019

Sunderland shackle Portsmouth to reach League One play-off final "Sunderland maintained their hopes of climbing back up English football\u0027s pyramid by booking a place in the League One play-off final after holding out for a 0-0 draw at Portsmouth on Thursday to seal a 1-0 aggregate victory."...
23:34, 05/16/2019

Guy Who Blew $4,000 Lowering His Car Is Demanding His Town Pay Because He Can't Drive Over Speed Bumps to Get to Work Have you ever had one of those moments where some embarrassing memory launches into your mind, unbidden and unwanted, and you spend several painful moments reliving your own shame and misery? I’m guessing that such moments may become common in Christ...
23:51, 05/16/2019

My Best Friend Rolls-Royce Made Me a Champagne Chest You might not know this about me, but I don’t have many friends. Staffers—yes. They number in the hundreds. But friends? No. None, except for Rolls-Royce, which has been my one true friend throughout the funny roller coaster we call life. I’d drink ...
23:51, 05/16/2019

The CIA Has a Flying Knife Missile That Is as Awful as It Sounds The U.S. government has a new, unusual tool in its toolbox of death: a missile designed to kill people not with high explosives but with large, sword-like blades that kill by literally slicing them to pieces. The weapon, nicknamed “The Flying Ginsu” ...
23:51, 05/16/2019

Space Genius Ted Cruz Is Super Worried About Space Pirates Stealing our Space Booty President Trump’s proposed Space Force has found new support from a fleshy sack of dogfood and charmlessness that wears a suit and calls itself “Ted Cruz.” This talking sack is the Senator from Texas, and has decided that we need to fund the proposed...
23:51, 05/16/2019

Court ruling puts Guatemala vote, anti-graft fight in doubt A high court ruling barring a crusading former prosecutor's candidacy has turned Guatemala's presidential election on its ear less than a month before the vote, and raised concerns about what will happen to years of efforts to fight endemic corruptio...
23:51, 05/16/2019

Bedbugs survived the impact event that wiped out the dinosaurs Bedbugs are notoriously difficult to eradicate. Not even the fiery asteroid impact that wiped out the dinosaurs could rid Earth of its bedbug infestation....
00:00, 05/17/2019

Jimmy Carter, Rosalynn Carter released from Georgia hospital Doctors released former President Jimmy Carter and former first lady Rosalynn Carter from a Georgia hospital Thursday, his non-profit organization said....
00:00, 05/17/2019

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

Wall St. Rises for Third Straight Day on Data, Earnings Wall Street closed higher on Thursday as upbeat earnings and strong economic data put investors in a buying mood, with technology companies leading the charge....
00:00, 05/17/2019

"Advance Alibi" For Poll Defeat: Arun Jaitley On Opposition Attacks Calling the attack on Election Commission by opposition parties an advance alibi for defeat, Union minister Arun Jaitley Thursday said India wants a better tomorrow and will not make suicidal choices......
00:00, 05/17/2019

Prannoy Roy Analyses BJP-JDU Chemistry, Bihar Mahagathbandhan's Chances Will the ruling Janata Dal (United) manage to pull off a win this time as well? Or the Rashtriya Janata Dal with Tejashwi Yadav, the political heir of Lalu Yadav, manage to bag votes? Will the......
00:00, 05/17/2019

Tennessee Volunteers’ 325-pound football recruit dunks, sinks full-court shot in wild video A nearly 325-pound Tennessee Volunteers football recruit showed off his athleticism in a video of him dunking a basketball followed by draining a full-court shot....
00:17, 05/17/2019

Madonna to perform at Eurovision in Israel despite boycott calls Madonna will perform during the final of the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel, it has been confirmed, despite calls for her and other stars to boycott the event....
00:17, 05/17/2019

In photos: Moments from the PGA Championship Professional golfers compete in the PGA Championship at The Black Course at Bethpage State Park in Farmingdale, N.Y., from May 16 through May 19, 2019....
00:17, 05/17/2019

Watch: Brewers' Christian Yelich hits MLB-leading 17th homer against Phillies Milwaukee Brewers superstar Christian Yelich belted his league-leading 17th home run in the first inning against the Philadelphia Phillies on Thursday at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia....
00:17, 05/17/2019

Watch: Tiger Woods bags back-to-back birdies, eagle to climb 2019 PGA Championship leaderboard Tiger Woods prowled back by starting the front nine with back-to-back birdies and an eagle after shooting 3-over-par on the back nine to open the first round of the 2019 PGA Championship....
00:17, 05/17/2019

'Especially relevant': Susan Meiselas wins 2019 Deutsche Börse photography prize From displaced Kurds to carnival strippers, documentarian praised for carving ‘a new form of socially engaged photography’ by getting close to long-term subjectsThe prestigious Deutsche Börse photography prize has been won by Susan Meiselas, an Ameri...
00:34, 05/17/2019

|UnionslobbyRamaphosatotrim,cleanupSouthAfricanCabinet The appointments will be the next big step for investors watching for signs Cyril Ramaphosa can follow through on promises to revitalize the economy and clean out the government after a series of scandals during predecessor Jacob Zuma's presidency....
00:34, 05/17/2019

|Anglotobuildanewdiamond-miningboatinnextgrowthmove Anglo American will build a new diamond-mining boat to operate off the coast of Namibia, where it finds some of its most expensive stones, in the latest sign the company is willing to spend on growth....
00:34, 05/17/2019

|Trump'sHuaweithreatisthenuclearoptiontohaltChina'srise The Trump administration is pulling out the big guns in its push to slow China’s rise, with potentially devastating consequences for the rest of the world....
00:34, 05/17/2019

Buy a round-trip ticket, get a free round-trip ticket free on Frontier Airlines (with a catch) The discount airline's latest promotion will let travelers get one free-round trip ticket when they buy a "Discount Den Fare."        ...
01:00, 05/17/2019

Bob Newhart, aka ‘Professor Proton,’ bids farewell to ‘Big Bang Theory’ In 2013, TV legend Bob Newhart finally won an Emmy Award for his guest-starring role as Arthur Jeffries, aka Professor Proton, on “The Big Bang Theory” — after eight nominations dating back to 1962. “They were selling a bunch of computer nerds [to vi...
01:00, 05/17/2019

Salon Media sold for $5 million to tech entrepreneurs Salon Media Group is being acquired for $5 million by a little-known pair of tech entrepreneurs who are meanwhile caught in a legal battle over their ownership stakes in fact-checking site Snopes.com, The Post has learned. The winning bidders are Chr...
01:17, 05/17/2019

Sony's 4K OLED Xperia 1 hits the US July 12th Sony has revealed when you'll be able to get your hands on its latest flagship smartphone, the Xperia 1. It goes on sale in the US July 12th for $950....
01:17, 05/17/2019

International effort busts $100 million malware crime network The US, five other countries and Europol have dismantled an elaborate cybercrime ring that relied on one piece of malware to pull off heists. Officials have charged 10 people across five countries with using GozNym malware to grab banking login crede...
01:17, 05/17/2019

Apple's new TV app is a work in progress Apple's approach to digital video can best be described as slow and steady. While iTunes and the iPod effortlessly transformed the way we purchased and listened to music, it took the company years to figure out how to position the Apple TV. For ...
01:17, 05/17/2019

YouTube VR will be available for Oculus Quest at launch You won't be lacking in video when the Oculus Quest arrives. YouTube has announced that its VR app will be available for the Quest when the headset debuts on May 21st. There's no mention of technical advantages over the YouTube VR app on th...
01:17, 05/17/2019

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

Cuba says Boeing 737 plane crash last year likely due to crew errors Cuba said on Thursday an investigation into the crash a year ago of a Boeing 737 in Havana that killed all but one of the 113 people aboard suggests the most probable cause was errors by the crew that died in the tragedy....
01:17, 05/17/2019

Chelsea Manning ordered to jail again after refusing subpoena A federal judge in Virginia ordered Chelsea Manning to return to jail Thursday after she again refused to testify before a grand jury about an investigation into WikiLeaks....
01:34, 05/17/2019

WWE Legend Ric Flair Hospitalized for Health Complications Ric Flair has been hospitalized after suffering a medical emergency again. The 70-year-old WWE Hall of Famer, one of the most popular wrestlers of all time and also known as the......
01:34, 05/17/2019

Grey's Anatomy's Departed Doctors: Where Are They Now? Over the years, Grey's Anatomy has introduced a whole lot of doctors at Seattle Grace, Seattle Grace Mercy West, or Grey Sloan Memorial Hospital. Many have stayed, but many more have......
01:34, 05/17/2019

Saint West Shows Uncle Rob Kardashian Some Love: See All of His Sweetest Moments Kim Kardashian shared an adorable moment with her eldest son, Saint West. On Wednesday night, the Keeping Up With the Kardashians star took to her Instagram Story to post a video of Saint......
01:34, 05/17/2019

Channing Tatum and Jessie J Pack on the PDA During Magical Disneyland Date PDA alert! Channing Tatum and girlfriend Jessie J could barely keep their hands off each other as they went on a magical date to Disneyland in Anaheim, California on......
01:34, 05/17/2019

Now Hiring: How Queen Elizabeth II Can Be Your New Boss No, you did not read that headline incorrectly. Queen Elizabeth II is hiring a Digital Communications Officer to work out of Buckingham Palace, according to the Royal Household website.......
01:34, 05/17/2019

Lizzo Leads List of 2019 MTV Movie & TV Awards Performers Get ready, because Lizzo is performing at the 2019 Movie & TV Awards! This will mark the first time the 31-year-old hip-hop star, known for singles like "Boys,"......
01:34, 05/17/2019

ObjectiveEd is building a better digital curriculum for vision-impaired kids Children with vision impairments struggle to get a solid K-12 education for a lot of reasons — so the more tools their teachers have to impart basic skills and concepts, the better. ObjectiveEd is a startup that aims to empower teachers and kids with...
01:51, 05/17/2019

Rep. Dan Kildee on Trump's tax returns: Responsibilities to the Constitution trump his own privacy interests President Trump, as a public officer, had responsibilites that superseded his own interests in privacy over his taxes.Rep. Dan Kildee, D-Mich., suggested as much while defending his party's decision to demand Trump's tax returns....
01:51, 05/17/2019

Climate change climbs up U.S. voters' list of concerns NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Climate change is rising up the list of voter concerns in the United States with nearly 40% saying the issue will be crucial in how they cast their ballots in the 2020 presidential election, according to a poll...
01:51, 05/17/2019

Alabama boycott builds as states retaliate against abortion law A movement to boycott Alabama over its near-ban on abortion gained momentum Thursday as officials in Maryland and Colorado called for economic retaliation and online flyers urged people not to buy anything in, or from Alabama....
01:51, 05/17/2019

Verizon releases Galaxy S10 5G with 20 cities of hype for only 2 cities Fewer than 1% of U.S. residents will be able to use the Galaxy S10 5G's signature feature as it launches on Verizon's network. But the marketing continues.Read More...
01:51, 05/17/2019

These Are Our Readers' Six Favorite Day Packs For Hiking Six bags made the cut in this week’s hiking day pack Co-Op, but now, it’s time to tell most of them to take a hike. Check out the finalists below, then be sure to vote at the bottom of the post....
02:00, 05/17/2019

Fear and Anger Over Construction of International Airport For Machu Picchu Machu Picchu and the Sacred Valley in Peru is being put under threat of ‘irreparable damage’ as work to build an international airport to cater for ever increasing numbers of tourists begins. Land has been cleared in readiness for the construction wo...
02:00, 05/17/2019

Pinterest shares plummet on disappointing 2019 revenue forecast Pinterest Inc on Thursday forecast 2019 revenue broadly in line with Wall Street targets, disappointing investors who had expected more from the freshly public, high flying stock, and sending its shares down 16 percent....
02:00, 05/17/2019

Musk to review all of Tesla's expenses in new cost cutting plan Tesla Inc Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk told employees on Thursday that he will increase scrutiny of the company's expenses in his latest initiative to cut costs at the electric car maker....
02:00, 05/17/2019

Here's a Good Perspective on the Tesla Model 3 as a Fun Performance Car Tesla Model 3 owner and autocross racer Dean Rhodes told Grassroots Motorsports that he was tired of hearing that electric cars can’t withstand hard driving. So, he stepped up and started racing with an EV. His experience provides some interesting pe...
02:17, 05/17/2019

The Latest: SEAL gets year in prison for Green Beret death NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The Latest on a Navy SEAL charged in the death of a US Army Green Beret (all times local): 8:10 p.m. A U.S. Navy SEAL has been sentenced to a year in military prison for his role in the 2017 strangulation of a U.S. Army Green Bere...
02:17, 05/17/2019

The Latest: Judge orders parts of Mueller report unredacted WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn (all times local): 6:55 p.m. A federal judge has ordered portions of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report to be unredacted and made public in the crim...
02:17, 05/17/2019

School criticized for actor’s Arab headwear in safety drill HARRISON CITY, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania school district is defending itself after video surfaced of a safety drill that had a teacher posing as a shooter and donning what appeared to be a Middle Eastern headdress. The video appears to show the actor...
02:17, 05/17/2019

I.M. Pei, Architect Who Designed Louvre Pyramid, Dies At 102 NEW YORK (AP) — I.M. Pei, the globe-trotting architect who revived the Louvre museum in Paris with a giant glass pyramid and captured the spirit of rebellion at the multi-shaped Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in the U.S., has died at age 102. His death w...
02:17, 05/17/2019

Teacher Has Two Students Receive Prestigious Scholarship LEE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– A Lee County school teacher feels like she shot a hole in one, now that two of her students have received a prestigious national scholarship that empowers women on the golf course and in the boardroom. In the mountains...
02:17, 05/17/2019

Trump tries to tamp down talk of war with Iran WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he hopes the U.S. is not on a path to war with Iran amid fears that his two most hawkish advisers could be angling for such a conflict. Asked Thursday if the U.S. was going to war with Iran, the president...
02:17, 05/17/2019

The Latest: Player sees if he can make preps-to-pros leap CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the NBA draft combine (all times local): 5:15 p.m. North Carolina State signee Jalen Lecque hopes to convince NBA teams he is ready to make the preps-to-pros jump. A gifted guard known for soaring dunks that have made him...
02:17, 05/17/2019

New round of claims against vendors, bondholders on tap in Puerto Rico bankruptcy Puerto Rico’s federally appointed oversight board will file another round of lawsuits against government vendors and bondholders, Luc Despins, a lawyer representing unsecured creditors in the U.S. commonwealth's bankruptcy, said on Thursday....
02:17, 05/17/2019

Louvre pyramid architect I.M. Pei dies Architect I.M. Pei, one of the most famous and prolific architects of the 20th century, has died at the age of 102. He was best known for his renovation of the Louvre in Paris, which at first attracted huge criticism....
02:34, 05/17/2019

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

Greg Gutfeld: Beto O'Rourke comes off as 'thirsty' and 'desperate' Has Democratic presidential hopeful Beto O'Rourke shown America too much? That's what "The Five" hosts said Thursday, reacting to O'Rourke's latest video where he received a haircut and talked about his grooming habits....
02:34, 05/17/2019

What to know about EEG tests An electroencephalogram test, also called an EEG, is a test that measures electrical activity in the brain. Doctors use EEG tests to diagnose epilepsy and other brain-related conditions. Learn about the uses, procedure, and results of EEG tests here....
02:34, 05/17/2019

AG Bill Barr tells Fox News public must know if officials 'put their thumb on the scale' in Russia probe In an exclusive interview with Fox News, Attorney General William Barr explained how he is trying to get to the bottom of whether or not “government officials abused their power and put their thumb on the scale” in the earliest days of the Russia pro...
02:51, 05/17/2019

U.S. House panel threatens action to get Mueller report documents U.S. House Intelligence Committee chairman Adam Schiff said on Thursday the committee plans to take "enforcement action" to compel the Department of Justice to provide it with documents after Attorney General William Barr disregarded its subpoena....
02:51, 05/17/2019

Democrats Seek Review of Russian Investment in Kentucky A Russian aluminum company recently came out from under United States sanctions. Now it’s planning to invest $200 million in Kentucky, and maybe more in other states....
02:51, 05/17/2019

The Latest: Beshear denounces attack ad during debate LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on an attack ad run by a group backing Adam Edelen in Kentucky’s Democratic gubernatorial primary (all times local): 8:25 p.m. Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andy Beshear has denounced a short-lived attack ...
02:51, 05/17/2019

This British Lad's Body Art Is Quickly Becoming A Chronicle Of Failed Soccer Predictions Meet Jamie. He’s a Leeds United supporter who was proper chuffed when his beloved club made it to the English Championship playoff semifinal, and was likely chuffed even further after they took a 1-0 lead against Derby County in the first leg. Jamie ...
02:51, 05/17/2019

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

The Las Vegas Aces Swung A Huge Trade For Liz Cambage The best big in the WNBA is on the move to what had been one of the league’s worst teams. Australian scoring champ Liz Cambage has received the trade from Dallas that she requested, though it won’t be to her reported favored team, the Los Angeles Spa...
02:51, 05/17/2019

Saved from obsolescence, Microsoft is now making Paint better Enlarge / A picture apparently constructed in Paint using the keyboard exclusively. (credit: Microsoft) The news for mspaint.exe aficionados is just getting better and better. Microsoft's original plan was to deprecate Paint and end its development...
02:51, 05/17/2019

Slumping Keon Broxton frustrated over lack of playing time with Mets WASHINGTON — Keon Broxton had a vision of how things would go when he started the season. Reality, including the latest snapshot of him striking out with the bases loaded to end the Mets’ 7-6 loss to the Nationals on Thursday, has delivered a cold, h...
03:00, 05/17/2019

Architect I.M. Pei dies at age 102 -New York Times I.M. Pei, whose modern designs and high-profile projects made him one of the best-known and most prolific architects of the 20th century, has died, the New York Times reported on Thursday. He was 102....
03:00, 05/17/2019

Factbox: Selected works of architect I.M. Pei I.M. Pei, whose modern designs and high-profile projects made him one of the best-known and most prolific architects of the 20th century, has died, the New York Times reported on Thursday. He was 102....
03:00, 05/17/2019

Trump says a gay person running for president is ‘absolutely fine’ President Trump had some good-natured fun trying to pronounce democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg’s name — but proclaimed that he thought it was great that a gay married man was running for office. “I think it’s absolutely fine, I do. I ...
03:17, 05/17/2019

Trump announces sweeping immigration plan to favor educated, skilled workers President Trump on Thursday unveiled a sweeping immigration reform plan that would favor people with top educations and skills and sharply limit those admitted at random or solely because they have family in the US. “We’re here on this very beautiful...
03:17, 05/17/2019

Taylor Morrison CEO Sheryl Palmer at Capital Exchange Event: "I am bullish on building" Taylor Morrison CEO Sheryl Palmer joins incoming Freddie Mac CEO David Brickman, alongside CNBC's Diana Olick at the Capital Exchange, exploring the new realities of real estate. She is "bullish" because of demographics. "Now we have to learn ho...
03:17, 05/17/2019

Amid Brexit turmoil, Theresa May promises June timetable for her exit as British prime minister British Prime Minister Theresa May fended off pressure Thursday from Conservative Party lawmakers demanding that she set a date for her resignation.        ...
03:17, 05/17/2019

Fred's closing 104 more stores in summer, see the list Fred's is closing 104 more stores, which represent 18% of the company. Mississippi, Arkansas, Georgia and Tennessee losing the most locations.        ...
03:17, 05/17/2019

PhRMA: Drug advertising rules would confuse patients Pharmaceutical ads mandate also would ignore First Amendment and give short shrift to FDA, says the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America        ...
03:17, 05/17/2019

How the Trump prescription for drug prices transparency could make health care well again Requiring pharmaceutical manufacturers to disclose drug costs in television ads might stimulate debate on who pays for what: Our view        ...
03:17, 05/17/2019

P&G unveils new $400 million R&D center, the company's largest in the world The new and improved Mason facility is 2 million square feet – twice the size of the Kenwood Towne Centre, a shopping mall in Cincinnati.        ...
03:17, 05/17/2019

Cardinals CB Peterson gets six-game PED ban Eight-time Pro Bowl cornerback Patrick Peterson of the Arizona Cardinals has been suspended for the first six games of 2019 for violating the NFL's performance-enhancing drug policy....
03:34, 05/17/2019

No. 1 Osaka pulls off two wins on busy day in Rome Top seed and world No. 1 Naomi Osaka won twice Thursday, defeating Slovakia's Dominika Cibulkova and Romania's Mihaela Buzarnescu in straight sets to advance to the quarterfinals of the Internazionali BNL d'Italia in Rome....
03:34, 05/17/2019

Blues focus on task at hand ahead of Game 4 The sting of their Game 3 overtime loss will once again test the mettle of the St. Louis Blues. Fortunately for them, the Blues have overcome enough adversity already this season to have a chance....
03:34, 05/17/2019

Yelich (2 HRs), Brewers pound Phillies Christian Yelich homered twice and had three hits, two RBIs and three runs scored, and Yasmani Grandal added a homer and four RBIs as the visiting Milwaukee Brewers won their third in a row with an 11-3 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Thurs...
03:34, 05/17/2019

Koepka passes Bethpage Black test with flying colors So dominant was Brooks Koepka in the opening round of the PGA Championship that he boldly referred to the intimidating Bethpage Black course as "fun" after grabbing the clubhouse lead on Thursday....
03:34, 05/17/2019

With Masters celebration behind him, Tiger Woods salvages shaky round at PGA Championship Tiger Woods, a four-time PGA Championship winner, was up-and-down all day Thursday at Bethpage Black, shooting a 2-over 72.        ...
03:34, 05/17/2019

Why play if he needs cart? Past PGA champion John Daly 'feels obligated' to play John Daly, who won the 1991 PGA Championship, says that as a former title winner he "feels obligated" to play this event as long as he can.        ...
03:34, 05/17/2019

'I hit him really hard': Mets’ Michael Conforto suffers concussion in collision with Robinson Cano In a scary moment Thursday, Mets right fielder Michael Conforto suffered a concussion in a collision with Robinson Cano.        ...
03:34, 05/17/2019

Where's Zion Williamson? Not in Chicago for NBA draft combine workouts He's the top name on the list of combine attendees, but ex-Duke star Zion Williamson won’t be participating.        ...
03:34, 05/17/2019

Sir Andy: Tennis star Andy Murray receives knighthood from Prince Charles Murray was dubbed by the Prince of Wales during a ceremony at Buckingham Palace, in recognition of his services to tennis and charity.        ...
03:34, 05/17/2019

LEADING OFF: Greinke exam, Turner tagged, CC faces Rays LEADING OFF: Greinke gets MRI after leaving early, Turner plunked 4 games in a row, Sabathia faces Rays after two testy outings        ...
03:34, 05/17/2019

3 people charged in slaying of pregnant woman Murder charges have been filed against a woman and her daughter in the death of a pregnant Chicago woman whose baby was cut from her womb. (May 16)        ...
03:51, 05/17/2019

Ayesha Curry is confident in her success TV personality and author Ayesha Curry, wife of NBA megastar Steph Curry, talks about critics who say she's only successful due to her husband, as well as wanting to teach her daughters it's OK to be "proud to be a wife and a mom." (May 16)...
03:51, 05/17/2019

Filipino ambassador recalled over trash row The Philippines has recalled its ambassador to Canada in an escalating row after Ottawa missed a deadline and failed to reclaim garbage shipped to Manila about six years ago, the country's presidential spokesperson said....
03:51, 05/17/2019

Guatemalan boy dies at Texas hospital a month after crossing border A 2-year-old boy from Guatemala died at a hospital in El Paso, Texas, this week over a month after being apprehended by US immigration authorities as he crossed the border with his mother, the Guatemalan Consulate said Thursday....
03:51, 05/17/2019

Watch SpaceX try to launch 60 satellites tonight after yesterday’s scrub SpaceX originally planned on launching its Starlink mission on Wednesday night, reserving a solid 1.5-hour launch window for its Falcon 9 to take off, and eventually deploy a whopping 60 tiny satellites into Earth orbit. Unfortunately, due to weather...
04:00, 05/17/2019

Wilder rebuked by WBC for Breazeale comments Mauricio Sulaiman, the president of the WBC, said the sanctioning body will hold a hearing to address comments by heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder, who has talked about possibly killing Dominic Breazeale during Saturday's fight....
04:17, 05/17/2019

'Brightburn' puts horror twist on Superman's origin A 12-year-old boy (Jackson A. Dunn) learns he has extraordinary abilities though harbors sinister tendencies in the superhero horror "Brightburn."        ...
04:17, 05/17/2019

SpaceX postpones Starlink satellite launch again, for 'about a week' A SpaceX launch already scrubbed once due to inclement weather was postponed again nearly 24 hours later on Thursday, this time for "about a week," in order to update satellite software and "triple-check everything," Elon Musk's rocket company said....
04:17, 05/17/2019

Audi Field will have French accent with four-team tournament this summer Olympique Marseille, Bordeaux, Montpellier and Saint-Etienne will participate in a preseason tournament, and Marseille will also face D.C. United in a friendly....
04:34, 05/17/2019

Doctor With Infected Syringe Allegedly Sparks HIV Outbreak In Pakistan Parents nervously watch as their children wait to be tested for HIV in a village in southern Pakistan, where hundreds of people have been allegedly infected by a doctor using a contaminated syringe....
04:34, 05/17/2019

| No Semenya at Stockholm Diamond League after gender ruling Double Olympic champion Caster Semenya, who lost her appeal over a controversial gender ruling, will not race at this month's Diamond League meeting....
04:34, 05/17/2019

Republicans, Men and Christians Aren't Trying to Ban Abortions. White People Are News outlets across the country have characterized two recent bills that effectively banned abortions in Georgia and Alabama in a number of ways. Some media outlets have painted the laws as Republican measures while others have painted it as the bypr...
04:34, 05/17/2019

Trump's Immigration Proposal, Much Like His Administration, Is Garbage On Thursday, President Trump is set to unveil a new immigration plan created by his listless son-in-law Jared Kushner—who once auctioned his position in the White House to international investors for green cards—that will lean more toward what migran...
04:34, 05/17/2019

Kevin Durant to miss Games 3, 4 of Western Conference finals Warriors star Kevin Durant will miss the upcoming Games 3 and 4 of the Western Conference finals for Golden State in Portland as he continues to recover from a strained right calf        ...
04:51, 05/17/2019

A Leader of the Basque Militant Group ETA Has Been Arrested After 17 Years on the Run (SALLANCHES, France) — A longtime chief of the Basque militant separatist group ETA was arrested Thursday in a French Alps town after being on the run for 17 years, Spanish authorities said, proudly announcing the capture of a man accused of cr...
04:51, 05/17/2019

Saudi Arabia is Blaming Iran for a Drone Attack Amid Calls for U.S. Strikes (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Saudi Arabia accused Tehran of being behind a drone strike that shut down a key oil pipeline in the kingdom, and a newspaper close to the palace called for Washington to launch “surgical” strikes on I...
04:51, 05/17/2019

10-year-old Guatemalan migrant girl dies in Mexican custody The death came on the same day as a 2½-year-old Guatemalan boy died in El Paso several weeks after being apprehended by U.S. immigration authorities....
04:51, 05/17/2019

Basketball, castles and river boats: A look inside Huawei’s sprawling, Europe-inspired campus in China The campus design drew inspiration from around the world, with 12 sections based on architectural traditions from different countries, including France and Italy....
04:51, 05/17/2019

Political reality catches up with May but will victory last for new leader? For months Theresa May has defied political precedent. She has survived two confidence votes; three parliamentary defeats on her Brexit deal and more than three dozen resignations from her government....
05:00, 05/17/2019

Filipino ambassador and consuls in Canada recalled until garbage is shipped back Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. tweeted Thursday that the Philippines "shall maintain a diminished diplomatic presence in Canada until its garbage is ship bound there."...
05:00, 05/17/2019

The Trailer: What to make of the campaign of former senator Mike Gravel In this edition: The 24th Democratic candidate for president, the mixed welcome reception for Steve Bullock and Bill de Blasio, and the abortion wars engulfing both parties....
05:00, 05/17/2019

Brooks Koepka, Happily in the Shadows, Sets Bethpage Black Record The crowd was there for Tiger Woods, but Koepka shot a 63 in the first round of the 2019 P.G.A. Championship. He believes he could have done even better....
05:00, 05/17/2019

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

U.S. federal agents arrest protesters occupying Venezuelan Embassy U.S. law enforcement officers raided the Venezuelan Embassy on Thursday to oust a small group protesting U.S. policy toward the oil-rich country, paving the way for the diplomatic compound to be handed to the U.S. envoy of opposition leader Juan Guai...
05:17, 05/17/2019

Trump Administration Cancels $1 Billion for California Bullet Train The federal government said the state has failed to comply with its agreement to help fund high-speed rail. Gov. Gavin Newsom called it political retribution and vowed to sue....
05:34, 05/17/2019

Vincent Kompany says Manchester City’s ‘lions’ ready to savage Watford • Kompany: ‘I’m so eager to play the FA Cup final, so motivated’ • City captain promises to keep team focusing on the priorityVincent Kompany says Manchester City will resemble a pride of lions against Watford in Saturday’s FA Cup final, with the cap...
05:51, 05/17/2019

Brooks Koepka in no mood to relinquish his US PGA title with round of 63 • Defending champion: ‘I’ve never been this confident’• Tiger Woods fights for a 72 after early mistakesBrooks Koepka is not the individual anyone would want to encounter when seeking a cure from illness at a major championship. Just ask Tiger Woods....
05:51, 05/17/2019

New study says processed foods make us crave more calories What is healthy when it comes to food? That’s a question that many people struggle to answer on a daily basis around the world. How much sugar, fat, carbs, and salt our bodies need has been the topic of debate for, well, pretty much forever, an...
06:00, 05/17/2019

Australia's former prime minister Bob Hawke dies at 89 Bob Hawke, a transformative and charismatic left-wing lawmaker with a "larrikin' streak who served as Australian prime minister from 1983 to 1991, died on Thursday aged 89, his family said....
06:17, 05/17/2019

Alabama’s abortion law is designed to challenge Roe v. Wade: What’s next? The Alabama lawmakers who crafted the strictest abortion legislation in the nation hope it will be the measure that takes down Roe v. Wade, the landmark decision that established the right to an abortion. When signing the measure Wednesday, Alabama G...
06:34, 05/17/2019

US secretly sent Rwandans accused of butchering Americans to Australia A heated 2017 exchange between President Trump and the former Australian prime minister has been revealed as a secret deal to send two Rwandans who confessed to slaughtering Americans to live the rest of their lives as free men Down Under. In the now...
06:34, 05/17/2019

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

Elizabeth Warren hits defense contractors at Northern Virginia rally: 'How about just a little transparency?' FAIRFAX, Va. — Elizabeth Warren came out swinging against defense contractors Thursday at a rally in Northern Virginia, a stone's throw from some of the industry's major players....
07:17, 05/17/2019

Bob Menendez: We don’t need another ‘weapons of mass destruction’ moment with Iran Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., warned the Trump administration Thursday that the U.S. must avoid the same miscalculations that led up to the 2003 invasion of Iraq as U.S. forces bolster a military presence in the Persian Gulf to counter Iran....
07:17, 05/17/2019

U.S. 'not sincere' about wanting more trade talks with China: media The United States is not sincere about wanting to resume trade talks with China and has damaged the atmosphere for negotiations with its recent moves, a state media social media account said....
07:17, 05/17/2019

Bitcoin extends losses, down more than 20% to below $6,300 The price of bitcoin sank almost 20% on Friday, an abrupt move after a strong recovery in the crypto-currency in recent weeks that took it to 10-month highs....
07:17, 05/17/2019

Singapore Airlines says its order for 31 Boeing 737 MAX jets 'intact' Singapore Airlines CEO Goh Choon Phong said on Friday that an order for 31 737 MAX jets from Boeing remains "intact", despite deadly crashes involving the aircraft....
07:17, 05/17/2019

Australian leader denies 2 Rwandans are massacre suspects Australia’s prime minister has denied media reports that that two Rwandan refugees resettled in Australia are suspects in the massacre of eight tourists in Uganda 20 years ago...
08:00, 05/17/2019

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

Australian politicians scramble to win over undecided voters, honor former PM Australian politicians scrambled to win over undecided voters on Friday, the last day of a general election campaign that has ended in mourning for one of the country's most popular leaders....
08:00, 05/17/2019

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

Opinion: Human rights come first When it comes to drafting a constitution, the concrete details aren't what's important. What matters is the underlying concept of humankind, which confers dignity on every human being, writes Alexander Görlach....
08:17, 05/17/2019

Kyrgios expelled as big three reach last eight in Rome An action-packed day at the Italian Open was marred by an astonishing outburst from Australian Nick Kyrgios, who was expelled from the tournament after going wild in the third set of his match against Casper Ruud on Thursday....
08:17, 05/17/2019

Warriors' Durant out at least another week Golden State Warriors star Kevin Durant is not yet ready to resume on-court work and will be re-evaluated in a week, the team announced Thursday, shortly before Game 2 of the Western Conference finals against the Portland Trail Blazers....
08:17, 05/17/2019

Boston Bruins sweep Carolina Hurricanes to advance to Stanley Cup Final Even without captain Zdeno Chara, the Bruins finished off the Hurricanes in Game 4 to advance to the Stanley Cup Final for the first time since 2013.        ...
08:17, 05/17/2019

Hungary PM: discussed missiles, natural gas with U.S. President Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Friday said he had discussed the purchase of mid-range air defense missiles at his Monday meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump to prop up the now-spotty defense of critical infrastructure....
08:17, 05/17/2019

Schools should have one meat-free day a week, says charity Soil Association calls for pupils in England to get ‘healthier and more climate-friendly’ mealsAll state schools in England should offer pupils a compulsory plant-based menu one day a week, under new recommendations to the government that aim to make...
08:51, 05/17/2019

| Anglo American opens Zimbabwe's first platinum smelter Mining giant Anglo American has opened a $62-million platinum smelter in Zimbabwe, the country's first such refinery, as President Emmerson Mnangagwa vowed to boost the country's valuable platinum sector....
08:51, 05/17/2019

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

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

WhatsApp, Security and Spyware: What Happened WhatsApp's revelation of a security flaw allowing hackers to inject spyware on smartphones raised fresh concerns about the security of the mobile ecosystem....
09:51, 05/17/2019

SpaceX Postpones Launch of Its First Internet Network Satellites SpaceX postponed a launch of 60 satellites into low-Earth orbit that was scheduled for Thursday night, possibly until next week, citing a need for software updates....
09:51, 05/17/2019

Flipkart Big Shopping Days Sale: Best Offers on Mobile Phones Flipkart Big Shopping Days sale is currently underway with discounts and bundled offers on a large selection of mobile phones. We've handpicked some of the best offers on mobile phones that are......
09:51, 05/17/2019

England players against walking off the pitch if targeted by racist abuse, says Gareth Southgate England manager Gareth Southgate says his side will not walk off the pitch if they suffer racist abuse, with none of the current squad keen to make a statement in that fashion....
09:51, 05/17/2019

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

The world is ending in The Good Fight's season three finale In its third season, The Good Fight pushed the boundaries of its own universe. Characters broke the fourth wall; random musical interludes interrupted scenes; the story’s Big Bad was literally...Donald Trump. In its finale, the world is ending—from c...
10:00, 05/17/2019

Italian regulators launch probe into Google over abuse of market dominance Italy's antitrust authority announced Friday that it has opened an investigation into Google over alleged abuse of its dominant market position....
10:17, 05/17/2019

'I hid my scars for years ... I thought I was only good for horror movies' A terrible fire left Vicky Knight physically and mentally scarred. Now a film role as the victim of an acid attack has changed her life – and led her to love her bodyVicky Knight smiles, shakes my hand and sits down to talk. But she doesn’t remove he...
10:17, 05/17/2019

I was filled with self-loathing after losing my novel on my laptop – Russell Crowe came to my rescue | Brigid Delaney While my general level of chaos has made life hard, the Gladiator is my guardian angelYou dream of a novel long before you write it. It ferments in some depthless place in your subconscious and, when it’s ready to pop out, it will tap on your skull l...
10:17, 05/17/2019

|Weneedtogetour'houseinorder'tofixour'brokenness'–Eskomexecinleakedmemo In a leaked memo Eskom Chief Operating Officer Jan Oberholzer appeals to staff to be accountable for the work they do at the power utility to help fix its 'brokenness'....
11:00, 05/17/2019

Next Generation Royal Enfield Classic Spotted In Chennai The new model is likely to sport dual-channel ABS, and also meet the Bharat Stage VI emission regulations which will kick in from next year. The final drive has been shifted to the left side of the......
11:00, 05/17/2019

Scott Pruitt Did Even More Corruption Than Previously Thought Former EPA head Scott Pruitt and his staff spent $124,000 on unnecessary first and business class travel during his time in the Trump administration, according to new information unearthed by the EPA’s Office of the Inspector General and reported by ...
11:00, 05/17/2019

Arizona transfers 716 from prison with lock problems PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Department of Corrections has transferred more than 700 inmates from Phoenix-area state prison with cell door lock problems to other prisons. The prisoners were moved from one of three units that a union representing guards...
11:00, 05/17/2019

Fighter Jet Crashes at March Air Reserve Base in Riverside County RIVERSIDE, Calif. (KNBC) – An F-16 Fighting Falcon crashed into a warehouse just west of March Air Reserve Base on Thursday, apparently while taking off from the airfield, but the pilot managed to eject before his plane went down. It was not im...
11:00, 05/17/2019

Pima County to open pools for Memorial Day weekend TUCSON – It’s time to grab your towel and sunscreen because Puma County will soon open its nine public swimming pools. Pima County says all pools will open for Memorial Day weekend on May 25. Four pools (Wade McLean, the Northwest YMCA, Manzanita and...
11:00, 05/17/2019

The Next Evolution of Online Shopping Is Letting a Bot Buy You Underwear Online retailers are engaged in a constant, all-consuming quest to make the process of buying stuff ever faster and more efficient and to remove as many barriers between you and the final click-confirmed purchase as possible. Amazon has experimented ...
11:34, 05/17/2019

Liverpool star Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain given assurances over England future Gareth Southgate has claimed the Nations League Finals came too soon for Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain to earn an England recall but insisted "he's very much in our thoughts for next season"....
11:34, 05/17/2019

Destiny 2 Xur Today? Location and Exotic items, May 17-21 - Where is Xur this week? WHERE IS XUR? The Destiny 2 exotic gear merchant returns later today, selling more weapons and armour! But will he have anything worth spending those Legendary Shards on?...
11:34, 05/17/2019

International labor organization criticizes 2020 Olympics working conditions Construction workers are living in a 'culture of fear' and work for long hours in perilous conditions building Tokyo 2020 Olympic venues, according to a report from a leading international labor organization....
11:51, 05/17/2019

| WATCH: Pregnant US teen killed, baby taken from womb: police Police in Chicago were questioning three people in connection with the murder of a pregnant teenager whose unborn baby was taken from her womb after her death....
12:00, 05/17/2019

Melania Trump’s parents would have struggled to come to the U.S. under Trump’s immigration plan The first lady, who immigrated from Slovenia in 1996 for modeling, likely brought her parents over through a family unification process that Trump wants to limit....
12:17, 05/17/2019

'Miracle' there was no blast as F-16 fighter jet crashes into warehouse A fire official has said it is a "miracle" there was no explosion after an F-16 fighter jet crashed into a warehouse near a Southern California air base....
12:17, 05/17/2019

Joe Biden's 2020 run will attract voters who value 'emotions' over 'facts,' Newt Gingrich says Joe Biden, the current 2020 Democratic presidential frontrunner, will attract voters "for whom emotions matter," while President Trump will garner support from people who value "facts."...
12:17, 05/17/2019

Amazon is backing Uber Eats rival Deliveroo in the UK Amazon's restaurant delivery service in the UK folded in late 2018, because it couldn't keep up with rivals like Deliveroo. Now, the corporation is subscribing to the old adage "if you can't beat 'em, join 'em" by becoming De...
12:17, 05/17/2019

Take or pay: Belgian ex-king faces paternity fines A Belgian court has ordered the country's former king to pay 5,000 euros ($5,600) a day until he takes a DNA paternity test to resolve a long-running case brought by a woman who says she is his daughter....
12:34, 05/17/2019

Airlines face scramble to restore 737 MAX flights once regulators approve fix Once global regulators clear Boeing Co's 737 MAX to fly again after deadly crashes, airlines which have put their fleets into mechanical hibernation since March will scramble to begin the biggest ungrounding effort in history....
12:34, 05/17/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Currencies at 2019 lows on trade jitters, stocks slide Emerging market currencies hit their lowest level in 2019 on Friday as trade friction between the United States and China continued to take its toll on riskier assets....
12:34, 05/17/2019

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

Poland raises jail terms for child abuse after church documentary MPs change criminal code after film about abuse by priests caused outragePoland has raised jail terms for convicted paedophiles to a maximum of 30 years after a groundbreaking documentary on child sexual abuse among Polish priests prompted public out...
12:34, 05/17/2019

Air strike kill eight police in southern Afghanistan, says official An air strike killed at least eight policeman in Afghanistan's Helmand province, a government official said on Friday, the latest casualties from a rise in air and ground operations against the Afghan Taliban....
12:51, 05/17/2019

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

In first for Asia, Taiwan lawmakers back same-sex marriage Taiwan became the first place in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage on Friday, as thousands of demonstrators outside parliament cheered and waved rainbow flags, despite deep divisions over marriage equality....
12:51, 05/17/2019

Jeremy Corbyn Says Brexit Talks Have ‘Gone as Far as They Can’ The Labour leader noted in a letter that “the increasing weakness and instability of your government means there cannot be confidence in securing whatever might be agreed between us.”...
13:00, 05/17/2019

Nissan retains Saikawa as CEO, in likely rebuff of Renault Nissan Motor Co said on Friday that Hiroto Saikawa would stay on as chief executive, backing the protege of former boss Carlos Ghosn even as top shareholder Renault had earlier pushed for a change in the Japanese automaker's leadership....
13:00, 05/17/2019

Oil lifted toward $73 by real and threatened supply cuts Oil edged higher toward $73 a barrel on Friday, supported by real and threatened supply disruptions in the Middle East and heading for a weekly gain....
13:00, 05/17/2019

What were the biggest companies in the US the year you were born? Walmart rules lately What company generated the most revenue the year you were born? Walmart and Exxon Mobil are among 24/7 Wall St.'s list, which covers 1955 to 2018.        ...
13:00, 05/17/2019

Unlocked Moto E5 Play drops to an irresistible $49.99 at Woot for one day only Motorola sells a lot of decent low-cost smartphones, many of which frequently get even cheaper than usual at third-party retailers like Best Buy under certain conditions and with various strings attached. That's actually not the case of the GSM unloc...
13:00, 05/17/2019

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

Backyard chickens likely cause of Salmonella outbreaks: CDC NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says backyard chickens likely are behind the Salmonella outbreaks in 21 states. The Tennessean reports the Thursday announcement says five people have been hospitalized and about a qua...
13:17, 05/17/2019

A wonderful week of adventures in captivating Cuba “Why Cuba?” more than one friend asked when we told them about the trip we were planning. Why, indeed. Americans of my generation (I’m now 70) grew up on black-and-white TV images of a fierce Fidel, an angry Nikita Khrushchev threatening to bea...
13:17, 05/17/2019

Famed architect I. M. Pei dies at 102 Famed architect Ieoh Ming Pei, commonly known as I.M. Pei, died Wednesday, a spokesman at his New York architecture firm said. He was 102. Pei was perhaps best known for transforming the Louvre Museum in Paris by erecting a giant glass pyramid on the...
13:17, 05/17/2019

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

More than half of Americans believe their salary is ‘unfairly low’ A new survey found that while 87 percent of Americans like their jobs, 41 percent would leave them to do something they hate. The average desired salary for a despised job? $77,000....
13:17, 05/17/2019

Apple’s new Powerbeats are the biggest threat to AirPods The biggest threat to the dominance of AirPods is coming from within Apple. The new Powerbeats Pro wireless headset from Apple-owned headphone-maker Beats so thoroughly embarrasses Apple’s AirPods in terms of sound quality, comfort and appearance, th...
13:34, 05/17/2019

Processed foods lead to weight gain, but it's about more than calories Volunteers in a clinical trials unit ate only processed foods and put on 2 pounds within 2 weeks. Those that ate unprocessed foods lost the equivalent....
13:34, 05/17/2019

LIC New Money Back Plan-20 Years: Premium, Benefits, Other Details Here LIC Plan: LIC New Money Back Plan-20 Years can be purchased by any individual between the age of 13 years and maximum age of 50 years for minimum sum assured of Rs 1 lakh. LIC New Money Back Plan-20......
13:51, 05/17/2019

When to Save for Retirement in a Roth 401(k) Many workers now have the opportunity to contribute to a Roth plan alongside a traditional 401(k). But lots of people who would benefit from picking that option aren’t doing so....
13:51, 05/17/2019

Gray whale deaths on West Coast may be linked to Arctic warmth Dozens of gray whales have been found dead along the U.S. West Coast in recent weeks and some scientists believe the cause lies far to the north, in the heated-up Arctic waters off Alaska....
14:00, 05/17/2019

7 books to read for better mental health From eating whatever the hell you want to loving your imperfections, the founder of The Shelf Help Book Club on her favourite confidence-building books...
14:00, 05/17/2019

This High-Protein Breakfast Recipe May Help You Shed Kilos (Video) Food YouTuber, Manjula Jain on her channel Manjula's Kitchen talks about incredibly healthy and nutritious oats dosa and how to make it at home without putting extra efforts....
14:00, 05/17/2019

How the Nationals won a series for the first time in a month It has been a grim start for Washington, but with Gerardo Parra providing a spark Thursday, the Nats and their fans finally have something to shout about....
14:17, 05/17/2019

At Preakness, they're playing 'musical chairs' with jockeys Preakness game of 'musical chairs' with jockeys begins with Smith bumping Ortiz on favorite Improbable        ...
14:34, 05/17/2019

Digital Cold War Here’s one vision of the future: In half the world, driverless cars built by Baidu and connected by Huawei’s 5G wireless service carry residents who shop online with Alibaba and post selfies with WeChat. In the other half, those activities are domina...
14:51, 05/17/2019

The National: I Am Easy to Find review – melodious mood music to enthral (4AD)The band’s eighth album hymns other artists including REM on understated songs full of trademark emotional intensityDo the National do a lot with a little, or a little with a lot? On the one hand, theirs is a lush, grandly developed sound, in wh...
14:51, 05/17/2019

Why do Blondie, the Strokes and Gucci love punk band Surfbort? Inside the world of the buzzy garage group fighting Trump and triumphing in the face of traumaWhen Beyoncé brought “surfbort” into popular parlance on her 2013 single Drunk in Love, she was referring to coitus in the bath (see also: the bathtub boogi...
14:51, 05/17/2019

'The Lost Metropolis': 1930s Tokyo street life – in pictures Kineo Kuwabara captured these rich images of everyday life the city during the buildup to the second world war. The series is on display 18-19 May at the Special Edition of The London Photograph Fair Continue reading......
14:51, 05/17/2019

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

6-year-old boy sitting in car struck by gunfire, critically wounded MILWAUKEE — A 6-year-old boy has been critically injured by gunfire in Milwaukee. Police say the boy was sitting in a parked car on the city’s north side about 10:30 p.m. Thursday when someone began shooting. Bullets pierced the car and struck ...
14:51, 05/17/2019

Officials question use of city firetruck at gender reveal COLUMBUS, Miss. — Officials of Columbus, Mississippi, are questioning the use of city equipment at private events after a firetruck was used at a gender reveal party to spray pink water into the air. The Commercial Dispatch reports city councilmen St...
14:51, 05/17/2019

Don’t expect Deontay Wilder or Anthony Joshua to lose their titles any time soon In his Snips & Snipes column Eric Armit considers Deontay Wilder, Anthony Joshua and the heavyweight division The post Don’t expect Deontay Wilder or Anthony Joshua to lose their titles any time soon appeared first on Boxing News....
14:51, 05/17/2019

Deontay Wilder vs Dominic Breazeale betting preview Read the Fansbet Deontay Wilder vs Dominic Breazeale betting preview The post Deontay Wilder vs Dominic Breazeale betting preview appeared first on Boxing News....
14:51, 05/17/2019

Family GP who groped women and girls over 20 year period is jailed A family GP who abused his trusted position in the community to grope women and girls over the course of two decades has been jailed for ten-and-a-half years today....
14:51, 05/17/2019

Sajid Javid and Boris Johnson get a grassroots boost in race to succeed May Sajid Javid and Boris Johnson have improved their ratings among Conservative supporters in the past month in the race to succeed Theresa May, the Standard reveals today....
14:51, 05/17/2019

Police use picture of Woody Harrelson to catch lookalike over beer theft Detectives in New York snared a suspected beer thief caught on grainy CCTV footage after feeding a photo of "lookalike" Woody Harrelson into their facial recognition database....
14:51, 05/17/2019

JTED student overcomes obstacles to graduate TUCSON – JTED is a program in Pima County that offers tuition-free career and technical education (CTE) programs to high school students. Students can take Pima JTED classes on the career they want to be in and when they graduate, they are a st...
15:17, 05/17/2019

Islam on beer mats angers Muslims in Germany Using coasters in pubs to improve understanding of the teachings of Islam in Germany is not going down well with some Muslim groups. They believe the connection between alcohol and the religion is unwise....
15:34, 05/17/2019

Defending against floods in Bosnia and Herzegovina Five years ago, flooding in the Vrbas River Basin devastated Bosnia and Herzegovina. As climate change makes such extreme weather ever-more likely, the small country is making sure it's better prepared....
15:34, 05/17/2019

Belgian ex-king ordered to take paternity test or pay daily fine A Belgian court has ruled that Albert II, the former king of Belgium, will be fined €5,000 ($5,600) every day until he takes a DNA test to determine whether he fathered a child during an alleged affair....
15:34, 05/17/2019

Juventus' Allegri out as manager after season Juventus has announced that Massimiliano Allegri will leave his post as manager at the end of the season. The team has won five straight Serie A titles but was eliminated in the Champions League quarterfinals this year....
15:51, 05/17/2019

Watford FA Cup Final defeat hit Graham Taylor really hard... being beaten at Wembley sticks with you If you lose any game at Wembley, it is devastating. It is the worst place to be beaten. But it is strange because you should be pleased to a degree at having got there....
16:00, 05/17/2019

Capitals’ blue line depth is an oft-touted strength, one that may be tested by offseason turnover Washington has long touted defense as the jewel of its prospect pipeline, and with turnover to the Capitals’ corps expected this summer, that organizational depth might finally be tested....
16:17, 05/17/2019

Trevor Noah: Trump is the first president to 'actually deliver' on campaign promises "Daily Show" host Trevor Noah appeared on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" on Thursday night and offered some rare praise for President Donald Trump for being the first president to "actually deliver" on his campaign promises....
16:34, 05/17/2019

Iran says 'concrete action' needed to save nuclear deal Iranian foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Friday that China, Russia and other countries must take "concrete action" to save the 2015 nuclear agreement....
16:34, 05/17/2019

New documentary on fight to legalise abortion in Argentina arrives to Cannes 'Que Sea Ley,' directed by Juan Solanas – son of senator and filmmaker Fernando 'Pino' Solanas – will premiere this Saturday at the famous French film festival....
16:51, 05/17/2019

Russian buyout of Spanish supermarket chain Día succeeds Investment fund owned by Russian tycoon takes majority control of struggling Spanish supermarket chain, which also operates stores in Argentina, Brazil and Portugal....
16:51, 05/17/2019

Deere Lowers Profit, Equipment-Sales Guidance on Trade Worries Deere lowered its guidance for profit and equipment sales as its farming customers face agriculture headwinds and remain concerned about trade disputes....
17:00, 05/17/2019

'China's Google' Posts First Loss Since 2005 Baidu reported its first quarterly loss since going public and warned that the cause—weak advertising—is likely to linger due to China’s slowing economy....
17:00, 05/17/2019

Carlos Gomez coming back to Mets — for real this time Carlos Gomez’s second stint with the Mets will begin Friday. The veteran outfielder was informed following Thursday’s game for Triple-A Syracuse that the Mets were selecting his contract. It was unclear whether Gomez will be replacing Michael Confort...
17:17, 05/17/2019

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

Biggest Actor Is PM, Should Have Voted Amitabh Bachchan: Priyanka Gandhi Priyanka Gandhi Vadra's attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday included a not-so-subtle dig at mega film star Amitabh Bachchan, who was once one of her father Rajiv Gandhi's closest......
17:17, 05/17/2019

Lyon: a women's football powerhouse Lyon's dominance in the women's game is unparalleled. CNN visited the French city to hear from key figures at the club about how the team has evolved into a global powerhouse....
17:17, 05/17/2019

William Barr leans in on his deep-state conspiracy theory The attorney general says the answers he's gotten have been "inadequate" and suggests his Democratic critics "may be concerned about the outcome of a review of what happened during the election."...
17:34, 05/17/2019

Rammstein releases first studio album in 10 years The German band Rammstein has finally put out a new album. If the songs on the self-titled album are any indication, the musicians seem to have become political, though no less controversial. Not all fans are pleased....
17:34, 05/17/2019

England will not walk off pitch for racist abuse, says Southgate "England manager Gareth Southgate has said his players will not walk off the pitch in protest if they are racially abused by supporters following discussions with his squad and staff."...
17:51, 05/17/2019

Watford's Deeney eyes happy end to journey from prison to FA Cup final "Watford captain Troy Deeney said going to prison was a blessing in disguise that helped him rethink his life as he prepares now to lead the club into their second ever FA Cup final against Manchester City on Saturday."...
17:51, 05/17/2019

Fantasy Football Offseason Questions: How will Adam Gase handle Le'Veon Bell? Reports after the ousting of Jets GM Mike Maccagnan suggest Adam Gase didn't want to sign Le'Veon Bell. Does that impact Bell's Fantasy Football outlook?...
17:51, 05/17/2019

JP Morgan buys health-care payments firm InstaMed in bank's biggest deal since financial crisis The $500 million-plus deal shows that the nation's largest bank views the fast-changing world of payments as a battleground worthy of aggressive wagers....
17:51, 05/17/2019

Teacher had sex with student in SUV behind hotel: court docs A 16-year-old boy told state police that a gym teacher in upstate New York sent him nude photos before having sex with him in a car behind a hotel, court records show. Lindsey M. Halstead, 29, was arrested Tuesday on charges of sexual misconduct and ...
17:51, 05/17/2019

Growing Movement to Boycott Israel Is Condemned by Germany The German parliament condemned as anti-Semitic a growing international movement that targets Israel, and it called on the government to withdraw funding for events or institutions affiliated with the initiative....
18:00, 05/17/2019

Hopes of Brexit Breakthrough Dashed as Bipartisan Talks Collapse The U.K.’s main opposition Labour Party pulled the plug on Brexit talks with the government, scotching hopes for a bipartisan solution to break the logjam in Parliament over the terms of Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union....
18:00, 05/17/2019

Romans in Pompeii Repaired the Roads with Molten Iron The buried city of Pompeii continues to provide many insights into Roman society, economy, and culture. The ash and pumice, that fell on Pompeii from Mount Vesuvius, froze the city in time. A recent study of its road system, however, has provided ano...
18:00, 05/17/2019

Drunk stripper hit boss with billiard ball after she was fired for falling off stage: cops A sloshed stripper accused of showing up drunk to work at a jiggle joint in Oklahoma City hit her manager in the face with a billiard ball after getting fired, police said. Ashley Priola, 26, was arrested Tuesday at the Red Dog Saloon on NW 10th Stre...
18:00, 05/17/2019

Multimatic's new driving simulator near Detroit will create 50 jobs The Canadian auto supplier -- most recently known for building Ford's $450,000 GT supercar -- will develop technology for hybrid and electric vehicles at a driving simulation center near Detroit. ...
18:17, 05/17/2019

Masuko to step down as Mitsubishi Motors CEO; Kato to succeed him Mitsubishi Motors said Osamu Masuko will step down as its CEO on June 21 and be replaced by Takao Kato, who is president of its operations in Indonesia. Masuko, 70, will retain his role as chairman of the board, Mitsubishi said in a statement....
18:17, 05/17/2019

The Latest: Ordnance team on scene of California F-16 crash RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the crash of an F-16 fighter jet in Southern California (all times local): 9:05 a.m. A military official says an explosive ordnance disposal detail is on the scene of an F-16 fighter jet crash in Southern Califo...
18:17, 05/17/2019

‘Caine Mutiny,’ ‘Winds of War’ author Herman Wouk has died NEW YORK (AP) — Herman Wouk (wohk), the versatile author of “The Caine Mutiny” and the World War II epics “The Winds of War” and “War and Remembrance,” has died at age 103. Literary agent Amy Rennert says Wouk died...
18:17, 05/17/2019

’60 Minutes’ Steve Kroft to retire from the show on Sunday NEW YORK (AP) — The ticking clock for the longest tenured reporter at “60 Minutes” is about to go silent. CBS says Steve Kroft, 73, will retire from the news magazine at Sunday’s season finale. It will cap his 30th season and Kroft ...
18:17, 05/17/2019

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

5 students involved in meth incident at middle school WHITESBURG, Ky. (AP) — Authorities say five students were involved in an incident involving methamphetamine at a Kentucky middle school. Letcher County Schools Superintendent Denise Yonts told news outlets that one student was taken to the hospital o...
18:17, 05/17/2019

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

PSG coach: Signing Griezmann is “not realistic” PARIS (AP) — Paris Saint-Germain coach Thomas Tuchel says signing Antoine Griezmann is not a “realistic” goal as the French champion is looking to bolster its defense. The France striker announced this week he is leaving Atletico Madrid b...
18:17, 05/17/2019

German parliament denounces Israel boycott movement BERLIN (AP) — German lawmakers have approved a resolution denouncing the Boycott, Divest and Sanctions movement against Israel and describing its methods as anti-Semitic. The motion that passed Friday was filed by the country’s three governing ...
18:17, 05/17/2019

Algeria election may be postponed, protests continue Algeria's imminent presidential election looks likely to be postponed, a source said on Friday, as protesters returned to the streets for the 13th successive Friday to demand the removal of the nation's ruling elite....
18:17, 05/17/2019

Two Indian climbers dead, Irishman missing in Nepal's Himalayas Two Indian climbers died and an Irish mountaineer is missing on the Himalayan peaks of Nepal, officials said on Friday, taking the number of climbers dead or missing this week to six and raising questions about safety and training standards....
18:17, 05/17/2019

Iranian missiles can hit U.S. ships in Gulf: Guards A deputy head of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards said short-range Iranian missiles could reach U.S. warships in the Gulf, and the United States could not afford a new war, the semi-official news agency Fars reported on Friday....
18:17, 05/17/2019

A prosecutor ridiculed a couple's patron saint. So a court reversed their drug convictions A prosecutor lambasted defendants for worshiping the patron saint of narcotraffickers, "Jesús Malverde." Saint also is known as angel of the poor.        ...
18:17, 05/17/2019

Ken Loach returns to Cannes Two-time Palme D'or winner Ken Loach premieres his latest film "Sorry We Missed You" at the Cannes Film Festival. (May 17)        ...
18:17, 05/17/2019

F-16 fighter jet crashes into warehouse near March Air Reserve Base in California The crash happened as the pilot was landing following a routine training mission, March Air Reserve Base Deputy Fire Chief Timothy Holliday said.        ...
18:17, 05/17/2019

How you and your government can tackle air pollution From walking more to reducing waste, here’s what you can do to make a difference Revealed: air pollution may be damaging every organ and cell in the bodyMost air pollution is produced by the burning of fossil fuels and waste, and this is the focus of...
18:34, 05/17/2019

Angus Taylor's Oxford rowing mate's company was a beneficiary of $80m water deal Exclusive: Energy minister went to university with the fund manager who was chief investment officer in Pacific Alliance Group One of the main beneficiaries of an $80m sale of water to the federal government was a Hong Kong-based investment fund whos...
18:34, 05/17/2019

Supporters Celebrate Taiwan’s Same-Sex Marriage Law Taiwan’s legislature approved Asia’s first same-sex marriage law on Friday. Same-sex marriage supporters gathered outside Parliament in Taipei while the vote was in process....
18:34, 05/17/2019

WTCR Zandvoort: Bjork sets combined practice pace for Cyan Racing Cyan Racing driver Thed Bjork set the pace across Friday's two World Touring Car Cup practice sessions at the returning Formula 1 Dutch Grand Prix venue Zandvoort...
18:51, 05/17/2019

Britain's Guardian newspaper tells staff to avoid saying 'climate change,' use 'climate emergency, crisis or breakdown' instead Britain's Guardian newspaper is officially changing its language concerning climate change, opting to call it instead “climate emergency, crisis or breakdown.”...
18:51, 05/17/2019

Subway Commute Disrupted by Clogged Toilet This morning, some New York City subway commuters experienced an all-too-common occurrence (although less so than it used to be): delays during rush hour. The reason given by the official New York City Transit Twitter account was that nature called u...
18:51, 05/17/2019

We're Finally Going to Know What the Hell Trump Team Told Russia A federal judge on Thursday ordered the release of materials obtained during the course of Robert Mueller’s investigation which seems to point heavily at efforts by the Trump administration and its allies to obstruct justice in the case of admitted f...
18:51, 05/17/2019

BMW 730Ld 2019 UK review Refined diesel powerplant feels strongly suited to BMW’s luxurious executive flagship The entry-point of the revised, restyled 7 Series, and BMW’s renewed effort to make its executive flagship deliver on a luxury brief in ways the outgoing car coul...
18:51, 05/17/2019

Cupra Leon ditches Seat badge and goes hybrid for 2020 First Cupra Leon prototypes hit the Nurburgring in disguise; it’s set to use plug-in powertrain The first hot Leon to ditch the Seat badge for Cupra branding has been spotted at the Nürburgring for the first time ahead of the car’s debut in 2020.  ...
18:51, 05/17/2019

Meghan, wife of Britain's Prince Harry, gave birth at private London hospital Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex and wife of Britain's Prince Harry, gave birth earlier this month at a private hospital in London, her son's birth certificate shows, according to the Press Association....
19:00, 05/17/2019

How SoftBank and its $100 billion Vision Fund has become a global start-up machine SoftBank has invested almost $40 billion into 14 innovative start-ups ranked on CNBC's 2019 Disruptor 50 list. The fund has made large VC investments in each of these companies for sizable equity stakes....
19:00, 05/17/2019

'What a wonderful victory!' Bilbao storms to Stage 7 win "Spain’s Pello Bilbao won stage 7 of the Giro d’Italia from a select break in L’Aquila after a fast and frenetic day in the Abruzzo region of central Italy."...
19:17, 05/17/2019

Ole Miss' NCAA Championship hopes derailed after golfer hits bird with ball The Ole Miss men’s golf team suffered some horrible luck over Wednesday during an NCAA Regional contest in California in which they would have needed to finish in the top five to go to the NCAA Championship....
19:17, 05/17/2019

Best car museums and events: UK summer attractions for car fans Features 17 May, 2019 We take a look at Britain's car museum highlights and pick the best days out for motoring lovers in summer 2019...
19:17, 05/17/2019

House Equality Act Extends Civil Rights Protections to Gay and Transgender People The House passed legislation prohibiting discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity, but the White House and Republican Senate oppose it....
19:34, 05/17/2019

Madden flattered to be involved in Bond conversation At the press conference for Elton John biopic "Rocketman" in Cannes, Scottish actor Richard Madden, who is being tipped as the next James Bond, says "it's flattering to be involved in that conversation." (May 17)       ...
19:34, 05/17/2019

This Mysterious Big-Rig Pickup Is Made of Jeep and Mitsubishi Parts and It's Downright Scary Here at Jalopnik, we regularly see lots of wacky vehicles, but none of them prepared my soul for this. This image contains what appears to be a big rig frame with a Jeep Wrangler Unlimited cab and a Mitsubishi Mighty Max box. It’s truly bizarre, and ...
19:34, 05/17/2019

Rosa Salazar to star in, executive produce 'The Bang Bang Girls' Rosa Salazar, best known for starring in "Alita: Battle Angel," has signed on to star in an executive produce a new comedy-drama film titled "The Bang Bang Girls."...
19:51, 05/17/2019

The best universal remote control By Grant Clauser and Darryl Wilkinson This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commission. Read the full guide to...
19:51, 05/17/2019

Ravens add Ray, Floyd on one-year deals The Baltimore Ravens made additions to both sides of the ball Friday, reaching one-year free-agent deals with defensive end Shane Ray and wide receiver Michael Floyd....
19:51, 05/17/2019

Golf-Johnson makes early move on leader Koepka at PGA Championship World number one Dustin Johnson charged up the PGA Championship leaderboard on Friday with a sizzling start that left him three shots back of overnight leader Brooks Koepka midway through his second round....
19:51, 05/17/2019

U.S. oil drillers cut rigs for second straight week -Baker Hughes U.S. energy firms this week reduced the number of oil rigs operating for the second week in a row, with the rig count at its lowest since March 2018, as some drillers follow through on plans to cut spending....
19:51, 05/17/2019

WRAPUP 2-China's tough talk leaves trade talks with U.S. in limbo China struck a more aggressive tone in its trade war with the United States on Friday, suggesting a resumption of talks between the world's two largest economies would be meaningless unless Washington changed course....
19:51, 05/17/2019