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At least 70 migrants drown in Tunisia boat accident

At least 70 migrants drowned and 16 were rescued after their boat capsized near the Kerkennah Islands off Tunisia's eastern coast on Friday, according to the country's st...

At least 70 migrants drown in Tunisia boat accident

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Up to 70 migrants drown after their boat sinks off Tunisia A U.N. migration official and Tunisia's state news agency say as many as 70 migrants have drowned when their boat capsized in the Mediterranean Sea and at least 16 other people have been rescued....
17:00, 05/10/2019

Dozens of migrants drown after boat sinks off Tunisia Dozens of migrants have drowned after their boat capsized in the Mediterranean Sea, according to a UN migration official and Tunisia's state news agency....
05:34, 05/11/2019

Dozens of migrants drown off Tunisia coast after leaving Libya At least 65 migrants drowned on Friday when their boat capsized in the Mediterranean Sea off the Tunisian coast after they had left Libya hoping to reach Europe, the U.N. refugee agency UNHCR said....
20:51, 05/10/2019

Dozens of migrants drown off coast of Tunisia after heading to Italy A boat carrying people towards Europe capsized in the Mediterranean Sea, with dozens losing their lives in the deadliest migrant boat sinking in months. Nearby fishing boats managed to save 16 people....
02:34, 05/11/2019

Boat capsizes in Strait of Gibraltar; 9 of 12 migrants drown An activist group that operates a hotline for migrants trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea said Friday that nine of the 12 people on a Spain-bound boat drowned after hotline workers notified authorities in both Morocco and Spain of a distress call....
03:00, 05/04/2019

Up to 70 feared dead after migrant boat sinks off Tunisia in deadliest shipwreck since January As many as 70 people are believed to have drowned after their boat capsized in the Mediterranean Sea off the Tunisian coast Friday – it is the deadliest shipwreck involving migrants trying to reach Europe this year, officials said....
20:51, 05/10/2019

Up to 70 migrants killed as boat capsizes in Mediterranean Sea The International Organization for Migration called it the deadliest migrant boat sinking since January, and it comes as overall migrant arrivals to Europe are decreasing....
19:17, 05/10/2019

Boat in which hundreds of migrants died displayed at Venice Biennale Haunting wreck of vessel that sank in 2015 will confront visitors to art world’s gatheringAs a huddle of artists and curators watched from the shore, the immense rusted, pitted body of a wrecked ship was painstakingly brought to shore at Venice’s anc...
18:34, 05/07/2019

Tunisian news agency: Up to 70 migrants die when their boat sinks in Mediterranean Sea TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisian news agency: Up to 70 migrants die when their boat sinks in Mediterranean Sea....
17:17, 05/10/2019

21 migrants missing as Venezuelan boat capsizes in Gulf of Paria Search and rescue operations were launched Thursday in hopes of reaching 21 migrants reported missing after their boat sank Wednesday night in the Gulf of Paria, authorities said....
19:51, 04/28/2019

No prison time for California woman who tried to drown baby in McDonald’s toilet REDWOOD CITY, Calif. (WFLA) – A California woman charged with trying to drown her newborn baby moments after giving birth at a McDonald’s restaurant won’t serve time in prison, SFGate reported.  Sarah Lockner, 26, was sentenced to f...
05:00, 05/09/2019

Tunisia orders army to transport fuel during walkout Tunisia ordered the army on Friday to transport fuel to petrol stations on Friday, a government source said, the second day of a strike by fuel distribution workers that has caused empty pumps and long queues across the country....
17:17, 05/03/2019

UN arms expert imprisoned in Tunisia on 'fabricated' charges UN experts on mission enjoy diplomatic immunity — and yet the body’s key expert on illegal arms shipments to Libya has been imprisoned on espionage charges in Tunisia since March. DW investigates....
18:51, 05/15/2019

Italy's top leaders in Tunisia to shore up ties, security Italy's chief of government and an array of top ministers are visiting Tunisia, a leading strategic and economic partner whose shared concerns include migration and the North African country's unstable neighbor, Libya....
12:34, 04/30/2019

| UN demands Tunisia drop charges against arms expert The United Nations has rejected Tunisia's reasons for the arrest in March of a UN expert on suspicion of espionage and demanded that charges against him dropped....
02:51, 05/16/2019

California woman accused of attempting to drown newborn in McDonald's restroom avoids jail time A California woman accused of trying to drown her newborn in a McDonald’s restroom avoided jail time last week after striking a plea deal with prosecutors and pleading no contest to felony child endangerment....
14:34, 05/08/2019

Volvo's new app tells you what to do after a car accident Being in a car accident is stressful -- even the smallest bump can send your nerves sky high, and in times of extreme tension it's easy to forget the usual protocols. But Volvo is here to make the whole unfortunate experience a little easier to ...
14:00, 05/15/2019

Lucky the lynx killed in car accident The male lynx was killed on a state road along with the deer he was hunting. Lucky was one of the first lynx to be resettled in the wilderness of the western German state of Rhineland-Palatinate....
18:34, 05/16/2019

Waco Firefighter Seriously Injured In Motorcycle Accident MADISON COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– A Kentucky volunteer firefighter was badly hurt in a crash last weekend in Colorado. Erik Haslem worked with the Waco Volunteer Fire Department while studying at Eastern Kentucky University. According to his family...
19:00, 05/02/2019

Turtle given new life with wheelchair after traffic accident! A turtle is given a second chance at life after being hit by a truck! Buzz60’s Mercer Morrison has the story.        ...
19:51, 05/14/2019

20 Singapore students injured in bus accident in Vietnam Official media say a van carrying 20 Singaporean students participating in a community service project has crashed into a curb in central Vietnam, injuring 12....
15:51, 05/13/2019

1 Killed, 1 Injured In Vehicle Vs. Moped Accident MADISON COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Main Street in Richmond has reopened following a deadly crash between an SUV and a moped. It happened just after 11 p.m. Thursday near Main and Third streets. Police say there were two people on the moped, but it&#...
13:00, 05/10/2019

LEX 18 Traffic Tracker: 1-64 WB Closed Due To Frankfort Accident FRANKLIN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Two lanes of I-64 westbound in Frankfort are closed at the 48 mm due to a multi-vehicle accident. Crews say a semi was involved in the crash. The road is expected to be blocked for around two hours. There is not a...
00:34, 05/05/2019

I’m really not sure I feel comfortable with them getting on that boat. I’m really not sure I feel comfortable with them getting on that boat. I know Ascot McSmooveingthon makes a pretty compelling case, but I just don’t see a scenario where they leave that Austin A40 Sports and the guy doesn’t end up in the ocean, and t...
16:00, 05/08/2019

Police: 2 members of Amish community die in raft accident STOCKBRIDGE, N.Y. (AP) — Police say two young members of an Amish community drowned after their small raft apparently capsized on a pond in central New York. Madison County Sheriff Todd Hood tells WSYR television that a 12-year-old boy and a 21-year-...
17:17, 05/02/2019

Marine Corps says platoon commander killed in accident SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Marine Corps says a 24-year-old platoon commander from the nation’s capital has died after being injured in a rollover accident involving a light armored vehicle during training at Camp Pendleton, north of San Diego. Offici...
00:51, 05/11/2019

Georgia sprinter impaled by javelin in horrifying accident A freshman sprinter on the University of Georgia track team was hospitalized after he was accidentally impaled by a javelin, the school said Wednesday. Elija Goodwin suffered a punctured and collapsed left lung when he backed into a javelin implanted...
00:34, 05/09/2019

Australian DJ Dies "Trying To Help Friend" In Accident On Bali Holiday Popular Australian DJ Adam Neat has died on the Indonesian holiday island of Bali after reportedly crashing through a glass door while trying to help an injured friend....
09:00, 05/06/2019

Australian DJ Adam Sky dies in accident while trying to help friend in Bali Australian DJ Adam Sky died Saturday after he reportedly crashed through a glass door while rushing to help a friend in Bali, Indonesia, and bled to death. He was 42....
16:17, 05/06/2019

Is Constance Wu Mad That Fresh Off the Boat Got Renewed? What's going on, Constance Wu? After news broke that Fresh Off the Boat had been renewed for a sixth season on ABC, the actress, who has starred on the show for five seasons and also......
04:00, 05/11/2019

WRC points leader Neuville retires from Rally Chile after accident World Rally Championship points leader Thierry Neuville has suffered a dramatic accident on stage eight of Rally Chile, forcing the Hyundai driver to retire...
18:00, 05/11/2019

UK Foreign Minister Warns Of Conflict In Gulf "Happening By Accident" British foreign minister Jeremy Hunt on Monday issued a stark warning of the dangers of conflict erupting "by accident" in the Gulf, as tensions between the United States and Iran soar....
14:00, 05/13/2019

One Marine dead, six injured in training accident in California: media One Marine was killed and six others were injured in an accident on Thursday morning when their light-armored vehicle rolled-over at Camp Pendleton, California during a training drill, media reports said....
14:17, 05/10/2019

After a Deadly Accident, Seattle Eyes Its Crane-Filled Skyline The tech boom fueling the city’s prosperity has also filled it with building sites. Residents welcome the growth but are wary of its hazards after a crane collapse left four dead....
03:51, 04/29/2019

Watch a Tesla Model 3 quickly swerve on its own to avoid an accident at the last second It’s a shame that much of the narrative surrounding Tesla these days centers on the company’s stock price, Elon Musk’s shenanigans on Twitter, or other trivial details that don’t truly capture some of the impressive automotive...
05:00, 05/07/2019

Redskins rookie class packed with college captains. It’s not by accident. The Redskins have needed more leadership in their locker room. While many are praising their current draft class for its ability on the field, many also bring off-the-field qualities....
01:00, 05/12/2019

Czech international Sural killed in auto accident in Turkey Czech Republic international Josef Sural was killed and six other Alanyaspor players were injured when their van was involved in an accident on the way home from a Turkish league soccer match        ...
10:51, 04/29/2019

Woman Finds Comfort In Ice Swimming After Rock Climbing Accident Gilly McArthur was rock climbing in Utah in 2013 when she slipped and fell down 30-feet. Though the 47-year-old recovered from her injuries, she still had a fear of falling. But that was until the......
14:00, 04/29/2019

Woman’s leg ‘looked like hamburger meat’ after gruesome Tribeca car accident The fiance of the woman who lost her leg when she was mowed down by a rental car in lower Manhattan said Saturday their lives have turned into a "horror movie."...
02:00, 05/12/2019

Man bit by a shark after he fell off a fishing boat in Florida While he was underwater, Paul Kelly said he felt something hit his leg. He didn't realize at the time that it was a shark nibbling on him.        ...
14:51, 05/05/2019

Will ABC Recast Constance Wu Following Her Fresh Off the Boat Tweets? Constance Wu is staying put at Fresh Off the Boat. During a call with press to discuss the new 2019 fall TV schedule, Karey Burke, president of ABC Entertainment, addressed Wu's......
17:51, 05/14/2019

ABC won't recast 'Fresh Off the Boat' after Constance Wu rant ABC Entertainment boss Karey Burke said that there are no plans to recast "Fresh Off the Boat" star Constance Wu following her recent social media outburst....
20:34, 05/14/2019

Crucible Cribs: Ronnie shows us around his boat "Ronnie O\u0027Sullivan will be commentating on the World Championship final for Eurosport - here he shows us around his accomodation in Sheffield...."...
16:51, 05/05/2019

11 Polling Party Officials Injured In Road Accident In Uttar Pradesh Eleven members of a polling party were injured when the bus in which they were travelling overturned in Uttar Pradesh's Sonbhadra on Saturday, the police said....
01:34, 05/19/2019

Golden State Warriors point guard Curry unhurt in car accident "Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry apparently was not injured when the Porsche he was driving was hit twice in a multi-car crash on Friday morning."...
18:17, 05/01/2019

Rynox Introduces Accident Insurance Cover With Purchase Of Riding Gear With the growing sale of motorcycles and the awareness and importance of wearing riding gear, more and more motorcyclists choose to invest in the protective apparel beyond purchasing their desired......
15:51, 05/06/2019

SpaceX confirms crew capsule destroyed in April test accident Nearly two weeks after a fiery explosion during a ground test of its new crew capsule, SpaceX confirmed on Friday that the vehicle was destroyed, but neither the company nor NASA, its primary customer, have publicly acknowledged the nature of the mis...
01:34, 05/03/2019

Florida agency investigates after man shoos raccoon off boat TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A Florida agency is investigating potential animal cruelty charges after a lawyer posted video of himself shooing a raccoon off his boat into the Gulf of Mexico. The Tampa Bay Times reports that Clearwater attorney Thomas Cope post...
20:17, 05/11/2019

Constance Wu appears upset at ‘Fresh Off The Boat” renewal LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actress Constance Wu appeared to be unhappy her ABC sitcom “Fresh Off The Boat” was renewed for a sixth season. Wu wrote, “No, it’s not,” in a since-deleted tweet responding to a fan who called the ren...
02:51, 05/11/2019

Up to 70 dead after boat capsizes trying to reach Europe from Libya Survivors report fishing vessel coming to their rescue 40 miles of coast of TunisiaAs many as 70 people trying to reach Europe from Libya have drowned after their vessel capsized in the deadliest such incident in the Mediterranean since January.Accor...
02:00, 05/11/2019

The Latest: Police boat miles from Cyprus picks up 14 at sea LISBON, Portugal (AP) — The Latest on mass migration to Europe (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Cyprus authorities say a police vessel has rescued 14 people believed to be migrants in waters approximately 53 kilometers (33 miles) off the island nation...
22:17, 05/12/2019

UAE says it released a Qatari military boat held since end April The United Arab Emirates has released a Qatari military boat seized after it entered Emirati waters on April 30, the UAE state news agency WAM said in a tweet....
18:51, 05/06/2019

Florida man scared raccoon off his boat, left it to die in the ocean A Florida lawyer admitted that he chased a raccoon off his boat while 20 miles offshore, leaving it to die in the water, a report said. Thomas Cope posted a video to Facebook that showed what he referred to as a “trash panda” roaming arou...
04:00, 05/16/2019

Boat Rockerz 450 Wireless Headphones Launched in India The latest budget headphones from Boat, the Rockerz 450 are the latest in the affordable range of wireless headphones from the Indian audio manufacturer....
09:17, 04/30/2019

Boat with 8 Syrians capsizes off Lebanese coast; 5 missing Lebanon's state-run National News Agency says a fishing boat that was illegally carrying eight Syrian refugees to the Mediterranean island of Cyprus has capsized....
15:51, 05/13/2019

Crazy inventor froze an entire neighborhood’s garage doors and key fobs on accident We often take modern conveniences like keyless entry and automatic garage doors for granted, but residents of North Olmsted, Ohio, just experienced what it is like to have both of those features taken away without warning. As WKYC reports, city resid...
03:51, 05/07/2019

Country star Travis Tritt involved in fatal accident, 2 dead and one injured Country music star Travis Tritt was involved in a fatal car crash early Saturday morning where two people died after a car traveling the wrong way on a South Carolina highway collided with another vehicle....
23:34, 05/18/2019

A woman needed surgery after a jet ski accident caused her genital area to fill with blood Caroline Praderio/INSIDER A woman was tossed off a jet ski, landed on its handlebars, and injured her vulva. The trauma to her genitals resulted in internal bleeding that required surgery, according to a report in British Medical Journal Case Report...
22:34, 05/15/2019

SpaceX confirms Crew Dragon capsule destroyed in April test accident FLORIDA — Nearly two weeks after a fiery explosion during a ground test of its new crew capsule, SpaceX confirmed Thursday that the vehicle was destroyed, but neither the company nor NASA, its primary customer, have publicly acknowledged the nature o...
21:17, 05/06/2019

Former Transportation Dept official compares Jacksonville Boeing 737 accident to 'Miracle on the Hudson' Former Deputy Assistant Transportation Secretary Oliver McGee told "Fox and Friends" that a contaminated runway was the culprit behind the Boeing 737 sliding into a river in Jacksonville, Florida on Friday....
22:51, 05/04/2019

A Boat Crushed His Face. Then Plastic Surgeons Hit Him With $167,000 in Medical Costs Bob Ensor didn’t see the boom swinging violently toward him as he cleaned a sailboat in dry dock on a spring day two years ago. But he heard the crack as it hit him in the face. He was transported by ambulance to an in-network hospital near his...
20:51, 05/06/2019

Scientology's Flagship Boat Has Been Quarantined After a Confirmed Case of the Measles A ship owned by the Church of Scientology that serves as a critical vessel for a religious retreat has been quarantined in the island nation of St. Lucia after it was confirmed that a female crew member aboard had contracted the measles.Read more......
20:51, 05/02/2019

UAE says it releases Qatar navy boat, 4 sailors amid dispute The United Arab Emirates has released a Qatari naval vessel and four sailors who were held for nearly a week amid an ongoing boycott of Doha by the federation and three other Arab nations....
17:51, 05/06/2019

Australian judge jails extremist for Philippines boat plot The ringleader of a plot to take six extremists from Australia in a motor boat to the southern Philippines to overthrow the provincial government has been sentenced by an Australian judge to 7 years in prison...
13:34, 05/03/2019

Prayers of drowning teens answered by boat named Amen A pair of Florida teens who nearly drowned at sea had their prayers answered when an appropriately named boat called Amen came to their rescue. Tyler Smith and Heather Brown, both 17, who attend Christ Church Academy in Jacksonville, decided to visi...
21:51, 05/03/2019

Buccaneers' Jason Pierre-Paul sustained potential season-ending injury in car accident Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul could potentially miss the 2019 season due to a neck injury he sustained during a car accident this off-season....
22:34, 05/07/2019

Buccaneers DE Jason Pierre-Paul could miss season with fractured neck from car accident, per report Buccaneers pass rusher Jason Pierre-Paul could miss the upcoming NFL season after suffering a broken neck in a one-car crash last week, ESPN reported.        ...
18:51, 05/07/2019

Russia’s Investigative Committee says 41 people died in fiery airliner accident at Moscow airport MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s Investigative Committee says 41 people died in fiery airliner accident at Moscow airport....
01:00, 05/06/2019

Constance Wu appears to have some complicated feelings about Fresh Off The Boat coming back ABC cleared a whole bunch of shows off its programming slate today, including sitcoms Speechless, The Kids Are Alright, and Splitting Up Together. Among the half-hour comedy survivors: Fresh Off The Boat, which was instead renewed for a sixth season,...
05:00, 05/11/2019

Miami condos are luring luxe buyers with private boat slips When you’re all about waterfront living, it doesn’t get better than owning your own private boat slip. Fortunately, several new developments rising across Miami have you covered. At Monaco Yacht Club and Residences — a new 39-unit boutique, residenti...
13:17, 05/02/2019

Arkansas Company Buys Remainder Of Branson Duck Boat Fleet LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The company that originally owned a duck boat that sank on a Missouri lake last summer killing 17 people has sold the remainder of its fleet to an Arkansas-based investment company. Stacy Roberts, who owns DUKW Arkansas, LLC,...
02:34, 05/09/2019

Stunning images reveal whale narrowly missing boat during breach Incredible images show a humpback whale breaching from the Pacific Ocean and narrowly missing a fishing boat Monterey Bay, Calif., before returning to the sea....
17:17, 05/14/2019

Constance Wu Clarifies Comments About Fresh Off the Boat Renewal Amid Backlash Constance Wu wants to "unmuddle" the misconceptions about her social media remarks regarding the renewal of Fresh Off the Boat, and wants you to hear her "truth." ABC......
07:34, 05/12/2019

Nine dead as migrant boat sinks off western Turkey: coast guard Nine people, including five children, were killed on Friday after a boat carrying migrants sank off the northwestern coast of Turkey, the Turkish coast guard said, adding that three others were being sought....
17:17, 05/03/2019

'Booby-trapped' boat sinks as police raid floating meth lab A police raid on a cargo ship being used as a drugs laboratory was nearly scuppered after the boat was deliberately sunk in order to destroy evidence....
19:51, 05/13/2019

Two Florida teens stranded in the ocean prayed for help. A boat named Amen saved them Two Florida teenagers prayed for a miracle from God while stranded in the ocean for two hours. The crew from a boat named Amen rescued them.        ...
03:51, 05/03/2019

Sempra unit failed to analyze natgas leaks at Aliso Canyon before 2015 accident -state report A Sempra Energy subsidiary did not conduct detailed inspections or analyses of leaks at the Aliso Canyon gas storage facility before the major 2015 leak that has cost the utility more than $1 billion, according to a state report released on Friday....
21:51, 05/17/2019

Constance Wu appears to inspire meme after expletive-laden reaction to 'Fresh Off the Boat' renewal Actress Constance Wu appears to have inspired a new meme following last week's tweetstorm expressing her frustration with the renewal of her ABC comedy "Fresh Off the Boat."...
04:17, 05/14/2019

Turkish soccer club says Czech player Josef Sural has died after an auto accident involving the team's bus. Turkish soccer club says Czech player Josef Sural has died after an auto accident involving the team's bus.        ...
09:34, 04/29/2019

Constance Wu issues apology after fans called her 'ungrateful' for complaining about her sitcom 'Fresh Off the Boat' being renewed Kelsey McNeal/ABC via Getty Images On Saturday, actress Constance Wu took to Twitter to apologize for recently complaining about the renewal of her ABC sitcom "Fresh Off the Boat." Wu explained that the renewal meant she would have to pass on anothe...
22:00, 05/11/2019

Boat made of recycled plastic and flip-flops inspires fight for cleaner seas along African coast After completing a historic 500km journey from the Kenyan island of Lamu to the Tanzanian island of Zanzibar, the world’s first ever traditional “dhow” sailing boat made entirely from recycled plastic, known as the Flipflopi, has successfully raised ...
23:34, 04/28/2019

Thousands of migrants wait at the border The number of asylum-seeking Central American families crossing the southern border broke another record in April.        ...
11:17, 05/10/2019

Yuma CBP apprehends more than 1,500 migrants in 3 days YUMA, Ariz. – The Customs and Border Protection Yuma Sector apprehended 700 illegal migrants Monday. In the past three days, CBP officials said more than 1,500 migrants have been apprehended. Yuma Sector took in more than 1,500 migrants in the...
19:00, 05/07/2019

Spain rescues over 400 migrants at sea in 3 days Spain's maritime rescue service says that it has saved hundreds of migrants during the last three days trying to make the perilous crossing of the Mediterranean Sea....
19:51, 05/06/2019

Catholic Church donating to aid migrants TUCSON- Pope Francis is donating $500,000 to Catholic church organizations in Mexico that help with the migrant population. Part of that donation will go towards the Kino Border Initiative. The non-profit runs a shelter and center that sits in Nogale...
04:17, 05/08/2019

Pope Tells Bulgaria to Welcome Migrants Pope Francis urged Bulgaria to welcome the migrant flows it currently blocks in his latest statement against rising anti-immigrant sentiment in Europe....
21:34, 05/05/2019

Constance Wu explains her unhappy tweets following 'Fresh Off the Boat' renewal Constance Wu sent out some unhappy tweets shortly after ABC announced the sixth-season renewal of her comedy, 'Fresh Off the Boat.'        ...
19:17, 05/11/2019

ABC backs Constance Wu after her emotional reaction to 'Fresh Off the Boat' renewal ABC is standing behind "Fresh Off the Boat" star Constance Wu after her negative reaction to the sitcom's renewal last week.        ...
23:17, 05/14/2019

Florida mayor: Trump hotels should take in migrants A possible government plan to send migrants who are in federal custody to South Florida sparked concern from local officials this week, and one mayor offered a proposal of his own....
01:34, 05/18/2019

Malta rescues 85 migrants from sinking vessel A total of 85 migrants were rescued from the sinking wooden boat off the coast of Malta. The Mediterranean island has been allowing more migrants on its shores in response to pressure from Italy....
13:51, 05/11/2019

Pope Francis donates $500,000 to help migrants in Mexico Pope Francis has donated 500,000 dollars to help migrants in Mexico, offering assistance to local projects that provide food, lodging and basic necessities....
20:17, 04/28/2019

Raft carrying migrants overturns in Rio Grande Several people are missing and one is dead after a raft overturned on the Rio Grande during an attempt by smugglers to get migrants from Mexico into the United States, according to officials....
05:17, 05/03/2019

Trump Wants to Torture Migrants With His Big, Beautiful Wall According to the Washington Post, President Trump has been very, very involved in planning how his fantasy border wall will look and what kind of damage it will do to those who try to cross it. It seems that Trump’s ideal wall would look and act some...
11:00, 05/17/2019

Spain arrests 11 suspects of trafficking migrants across Med Spanish police say they have arrested 11 people suspected of forming part of a human trafficking ring transporting migrants across the Mediterranean Sea in small boats unfit for the open water....
22:00, 05/15/2019

Thousands of migrants wait at the southern border The number of asylum-seeking Central American families crossing the southern border broke another record in April.        ...
03:51, 05/10/2019

Constance Wu softens tone after unhappy tweets right after 'Fresh Off the Boat' renewal Constance Wu sent out some unhappy tweets shortly after ABC announced the sixth-season renewal of her comedy, 'Fresh Off the Boat.'        ...
04:00, 05/11/2019

Constance Wu sends unhappy tweets - with expletives - after 'Fresh Off the Boat' renewal Constance Wu sent out some unhappy tweets shortly after ABC announced the sixth-season renewal of her comedy, 'Fresh Off the Boat.'        ...
01:51, 05/11/2019

Jimmy Kimmel mocks Constance Wu for emotional reaction to 'Fresh Off the Boat' renewal Late-night host Jimmy Kimmel poked fun at "Fresh Off the Boat" star Constance Wu after her negative reaction to the sitcom's renewal last week.        ...
03:34, 05/15/2019

Trump administration says it has no immediate plans to send migrants to Florida The Trump administration, on Saturday, appeared to back away from a plan to send migrants to two Florida counties as Gov. Ron DeSantis, R, spoke out against the decision....
01:00, 05/19/2019

Border Patrol wants to build new tent to detain migrants HOUSTON (AP) — The U.S. Border Patrol says it plans to build another tent facility in South Texas one week after a tent for processing migrants opened. In a statement Friday, the agency says the 500-person tent it opened last week is already “b...
02:51, 05/11/2019

Migrants force entry in Spain's Melilla exclave Fifty-two migrants have forced their way into Spain's North African exclave from Morocco by scaling the border fence. The territory has become a regular flashpoint for African migrants in recent years....
06:00, 05/13/2019

Sea-Watch enters Italian waters with migrants, flouting ban Italy has allowed the transfer to the island of Lampedusa migrant families rescued at sea by the humanitarian group Sea-Watch, but was refusing landfall to others...
23:00, 05/18/2019

I have seen the tragedy of Mediterranean migrants. This ‘art’ makes me feel uneasy The vessel that became a coffin for hundreds has gone on display at the Venice Biennale. It intends to stir our conscience – but is it a spectacle that exploits disaster?On the night of 18 April 2015, about 180 kilometres from the Italian island of L...
15:34, 05/13/2019

Sex vouchers for migrants? The truth behind Europe's fake stories From false stories about sex vouchers for refugees, to homophobia caused by uncontrolled immigration, some populist politicians are taking advantage of misconceptions about the EU to stir anti-migrant sentiment ahead of the European Parliament electi...
08:51, 05/16/2019

Spain says 52 migrants climb fence into its African enclave LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Spanish authorities say 52 migrants have climbed a guarded fence to gain entry into Spain’s North African enclave of Melilla from Morocco. An official with the Spanish Interior Ministry in Melilla says four police office...
16:34, 05/12/2019

Red Crescent: Drowned migrants’ bodies may take days to rise TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — The head of Tunisia’s Red Crescent says the bodies of dozens of migrants who drowned trying to reach Europe from Libya will take days to surface. Mongi Slim told The Associated Press Saturday that around 75 migrants left t...
20:17, 05/11/2019

Administration projecting higher cost for migrants’ care WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has told lawmakers that it probably will cost more to care for migrants crossing into the United States from Mexico than the $2.9 billion in emergency money requested just two weeks ago. The White House has ...
20:17, 05/18/2019

Venezuela unrest leads to more migrants at the Brazil border RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Brazilian military says the number of Venezuelans crossing into Brazil has risen this week amid an escalation in their homeland’s political unrest. Officials said Thursday that 1,418 Venezuelans entered the northern st...
23:51, 05/02/2019

Global migrants’ journey stalls in southern Mexico Thousands fleeing conflict or poverty in Africa, Asia and the Americas have traveled across oceans, through jungles and mountains and up through Central America on a route that — so far — ends in the steamy, crumbling Mexican city of Tapachula...
20:34, 04/28/2019

Teen’s death raises new questions about US care of migrants HOUSTON (AP) — Juan de León Gutiérrez told his mother he was calling from a warehouse in Mexico, hidden by a human smuggler who had been paid to take the teenager into the United States. He complained of a headache and difficulty sleeping. He later d...
06:51, 05/09/2019

Global migrants' journey stalls in southern Mexico Thousands fleeing conflict or poverty in Nigeria, Cameroon, Bangladesh, Haiti and Cuba have traveled across oceans, through the jungles and mountains of South America, up through Central America, on a route that — so far — ends here: the steamy, crum...
21:00, 04/28/2019

Number of migrants at southern border tops 100k again The number of migrants apprehended at the Southern border topped 100,000 for the second month in a row, as the Trump administration manages an ever increasing number of Central American families streaming to the U.S. According to Homeland Security fi...
22:34, 05/08/2019

UNHCR urges EU to stop sending migrants to Libya The European Union has relied heavily on Libya to help stem the flow of migrants into Europe. But migrants in the failed state face increasing danger, with a rebel army marching on the capital....
09:17, 05/19/2019

Guatemalan migrants have Mexico facing a border crisis of its own When the migrant caravans cross the Suchiate River and international bridge from Guatemala, Adan Lopez springs into action in this steamy tropical city: He shuts down his shop and takes cover....
13:51, 05/07/2019

Peru deports first large group of Venezuelan migrants Peru deported more than 40 Venezuelan migrants for concealing they had criminal records or for residing illegally in the country, the interior minister said on Monday, in the first large expulsion since hundreds of thousands of Venezuelans fled to Pe...
08:34, 04/30/2019

Pope off to Bulgaria, a poor EU nation hostile to migrants Pope Francis is heading to Bulgaria, the European Union's poorest country and one that taken a hard line against migrants, which conflicts with the pontiff's view that reaching out to vulnerable people is a moral imperative....
10:34, 05/05/2019

The Latest: Turkey raises migrants death toll to 9 ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest on migration to Europe (all times local): 6:40 p.m. Turkish authorities have raised the number of migrants killed off Turkey’s Aegean coast to nine. In a statement, the coast guard said it has recovered the bodi...
19:17, 05/03/2019

Pima County asks Border Patrol for help with migrants TUCSON – Pima County administrators have sent a letter to U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials asking for help dealing with a rising number of migrants. In the letter, county officials ask for improved communication around migrant relea...
14:00, 05/02/2019

African continent ‘an example of solidarity’ towards migrants and refugees: UN chief African nations are setting an example for richer countries when it comes to the treatment of refugees, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said in a press conference on Saturday, following a meeting with the Chairperson of the African Union Commis...
20:17, 04/28/2019

Border Militia Member Allegedly Said Migrants Should Be Put in 'Gas Chamber' A member of a border militia in New Mexico allegedly told a fellow militia member that the group should be “lining [migrants] up and shooting them,” and should “put them all in a gas chamber,” according to newly released documents obtained by The You...
03:34, 05/07/2019

Education remains an impossible dream for many refugees and migrants The older refugee and migrant children get, the less likely it is that they will get a quality education: less than a quarter of the world’s refugees make it to secondary school, and just one per cent progress to higher education. Even for migrants w...
19:17, 04/28/2019

30 migrants arrive in Italy, minister sequesters aid ship Italy's interior minister says an Italian-flagged migrant rescue ship has been sequestered after it brought 30 migrants to Italy who had been rescued at sea....
20:51, 05/10/2019

HUD seeks to force undocumented migrants from public housing More than 55,000 children could be displaced by a federal plan to force undocumented immigrants from public housing, including children who are legal U.S. residents or citizens....
20:34, 05/10/2019

Libya rescues more than 200 Europe-bound migrants off coast CAIRO (AP) — Libya’s navy says it has rescued 213 Europe-bound African and Arab migrants off the Mediterranean coast. The navy released a statement online on Friday saying its coast guard came to the aid of two rubber boats that had sailed sepa...
17:17, 05/10/2019

She Stopped to Help Migrants on a Texas Highway. Moments Later, She Was Arrested. A county attorney in West Texas was detained for helping three young migrants, part of an escalating attempt to investigate and punish those providing aid to border crossers....
17:00, 05/10/2019

Pope appeals for evacuation of migrants from Libyan centers Pope Francis has appealed for the evacuation of women, children and sick migrants trapped in Libyan detention centers as soon as possible, through humanitarian corridors....
20:17, 04/28/2019

Tracy Morgan jokes about near-fatal accident, Kardashians: 'Kanye's on his way' out 'The Last O.G.' star Tracy Morgan commemorated his TBS sitcom's Season 3 renewal in darkly funny fashion.        ...
22:51, 05/15/2019

Panama sees surge in migrants crossing perilous Darien Gap PENITAS, Panama (AP) — Panamanian authorities are struggling to contend with a spike in the number of migrants risking the journey through what’s known as the Darien Gap, one of the most dangerous stretches of the migratory route toward the U.S...
08:51, 05/16/2019

US To Give Migrants "Rapid DNA" Tests To Prove Family Ties US border authorities plan to give migrant families DNA tests to determine whether or not the adults and children are related, Department of Homeland Security officials said Wednesday....
02:17, 05/02/2019

Pentagon to send more troops to Mexico border, some in contact with migrants The Pentagon said on Friday that it expected to send about 300 additional troops to the border with Mexico including roughly 100 cooks who would hand out meals, breaking with past policy to avoid troops coming in contact with migrants....
19:34, 04/28/2019

Libya coast guard detains 113 migrants during lull in fighting The Libyan coast guard has stopped 113 migrants trying to reach Italy over the past two days, the United Nations said on Wednesday, as boat departures resume following a lull in fighting between rival forces in Libya....
15:00, 05/01/2019

Migrants on the island of Lesbos find refuge on soccer field A 10-minute walk from Europe's largest refugee camp, across olive groves and open land scattered with thorns and wildflowers, sits a nondescript yet remarkable soccer field....
13:00, 05/17/2019

Migrants cross oceans, jungles to Mexico to try to settle in the nation or even the U.S. Some say they've given up hope of reaching the United States and just want papers that will allow them to work in Mexico.        ...
22:00, 04/30/2019

Hundreds of migrants to be flown to California in as many as 3 flights a week, officials say Hundreds of migrant families will be flown to California in as many as three flights a week as U.S. Border Patrol agents continue to struggle with the growing number of illegals crossing into the U.S., officials said....
18:51, 05/18/2019

DeSantis: Florida 'cannot accommodate' influx of migrants expected for processing Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis was caught off guard Thursday when he was notified by U.S. Border Patrol that hundreds of migrants from the Mexican border would be moved into two South Florida counties....
05:51, 05/18/2019

Radio ads offer to 'help out' migrants trying to enter US, Border Patrol official says U.S. Customs and Border Protection this week claimed that advertisements aired on the radio in Central America are urging migrants to come to the U.S. for the "American dream."...
09:00, 04/29/2019

'A wall will not fix this': U.S. Senator Graham offers more steps to limit migrants Declaring that the United States needs more than a border wall to stem a surge of Central American migrants, Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham on Wednesday proposed additional steps such as holding migrant families for longer periods...
21:17, 05/15/2019

Mexican Town Once Welcomed Migrants. Now It Blames Mexico’s President for Them. A relentless series of migrant caravans in recent months has taxed local resources and the patience of residents who are turning their ire on the president....
21:34, 04/28/2019

Bikers bring 30,000 meals to feed migrants at facility in New Mexico Las Cruces Fire Department Battalion Chief Michael Daniels, the emergency operations commander on scene, said the donation was a welcome surprise.        ...
04:17, 05/19/2019

Restrictive Mexican visas keep Central American migrants away from U.S. border Mexico has released hundreds of migrants from a detention center near Guatemala's border, but regional visitor visas keep them away from the United States....
12:34, 05/09/2019

After woman's death, migrants pelt German police with stones German police say it took them several hours to recover the body of a woman from an asylum center in the Bavarian city of Regensburg because angry residents there pelted officers with stones and other objects....
17:51, 05/11/2019

Mexican officials find 289 migrants in tractor-trailer rigs MEXICO CITY (AP) — Authorities in the northern Mexico border state of Tamaulipas say they have detained 289 Central American migrants, including some children with measles and other illnesses. The Tamaulipas state government says the migrants were fo...
17:51, 05/07/2019

After woman’s death, migrants pelt German police with stones German police say it took them several hours to recover the body of a woman from an asylum center in the Bavarian city of Regensburg because angry residents there pelted officers with stones and other objects...
16:17, 05/11/2019

Libyan coast guard rescues nearly 150 Europe-bound migrants CAIRO (AP) — Libya’s coast guard says it has rescued nearly 150 Europe-bound migrants, including women and children, off the country’s Mediterranean coast. Spokesman Ayoub Gassim said Sunday that a rubber boat carrying 96 migrants, includ...
16:34, 05/12/2019

Venezuela reopens border where migrants used trails to reach Brazil Venezuela reopened its border crossing to Brazil on Friday, after its closure for nearly three months forced desperate Venezuelans to use indigenous trails to smuggle food and basic goods or to flee their crisis-stricken homeland....
19:51, 05/12/2019

Border Patrol rescues stranded migrants west of Tucson TUCSON – U.S. Border Patrol agents have rescued a number of distressed migrants in the desert west of Tucson. In the first incident at around 11:00 a.m. Thursday, agents rescued two people in a remote canyon in the Ajo Mountains. A helicopter f...
01:17, 05/04/2019

Pope defends migrants during trip to immigration-adverse Bulgaria Pope Francis said on Monday the plight of suffering immigrants and refugees was "the cross of humanity," taking up their case for the second consecutive day during a visit to Bulgaria that has put him at odds with the government....
17:00, 05/06/2019

U.N. camp offers temporary respite for beleaguered Venezuelan migrants Sheltered from the harsh midday sun by the tent she now calls home, Maria Moreno bursts into tears recalling how she and her six children fled their native Venezuela a month ago for the border city of Maicao in northern Colombia. ...
01:34, 05/12/2019

Trump laughs after audience member suggests shooting migrants – video An audience member at a Donald Trump rally in Florida yelled 'shoot them' in reference to migrants at the border. Trump had asked the crowd: 'How do you stop these people?' After laughing at the response, he added: 'Only in the panhandle can you get ...
13:18, 05/09/2019

Trump condemned after laughing at supporter who suggested shooting migrants – live The crowd cheered and Trump laughed when an audience member at a Florida rally said the best way to deal with migrants was to ‘shoot them’Sign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 3.53pm BST The plan proposed today by Sen. Bernie Sanders a...
17:00, 05/09/2019

Border Patrol Initiative brings awareness of desert dangers to migrants TUCSON — It’s a journey migrants take to come to the United States, traveling through the hot desert. Border Patrol shows how the trek can be a life or death situation. The goal of the Border Safety Initiative is to educate and inform pot...
09:17, 05/10/2019

Solidarity needed to overcome ‘isolated’ attacks on Venezuela refugees, migrants Attacks and hate speech against Venezuelans seeking shelter in neighbouring countries should be condemned “with a clear and forceful message of rejection” and solidarity, a top UN refugee agency (UNHCR) and UN migration agency (IOM) official said in ...
18:34, 04/28/2019

UN’s Grandi slams ‘toxic language of politics’ aimed at refugees, migrants In a heartfelt briefing to the Security Council on Tuesday, Filippo Grandi, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, has said that, during his three and a half decades as an international civil servant, he has “never seen such toxicity, such po...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Trump Administration Flying Migrants Out of Texas to Ease Overcrowding at Border The Department of Homeland Security has begun flying recent border-crossers and asylum seekers to California in a program that may expand to coastal areas and the Canadian border....
03:34, 05/18/2019

Another 170 migrants disappear in shipwrecks, UN agency reiterates call for an end to Mediterranean tragedy The United Nations refugee agency, UNHCR, stated on Saturday that “no effort should be spared” in saving lives at sea, following reports of two new shipwrecks on the Mediterranean Sea, in which some 170 people either died or went missing. ...
19:51, 04/28/2019

Italy's Salvini orders ports to block ship carrying 65 migrants A ship operated by the German rescue charity "Sea Watch" rescued more than 60 migrants near Libya. Italy's far-right interior minister said he doesn't want them "getting near Italian territorial waters."...
23:00, 05/15/2019

| Cuban migrants stage mass escape from centre in south Mexico At least 1 300 mainly Cuban migrants escaped on foot from an immigration detention centre on Mexico's southern border in the largest mass escape in recent memory....
20:51, 04/28/2019

Germany: Migrants attack police probing death at refugee center A group of migrants have pelted officers with stones as they tried to investigate the death of a woman at the migrant center in the southern German city of Regensburg. A three-hour operation ensued to remove her body....
08:01, 05/12/2019

Migrants sleep on ground, rig awnings at Texas Border Patrol station Reuters photos taken on Wednesday show adults and children outside the U.S. Border Patrol station for migrants in McAllen, Texas, sleeping on the ground and rigging up makeshift awnings with reflective blankets to shelter from the sun....
00:34, 05/16/2019

Desperate Cuban migrants await Mexican exit visas to travel to U.S. border Thousands of Cuban migrants lined up outside an immigration office in Tapachula, Mexico, awaiting exit visas allowing them to travel to the United States....
22:17, 05/06/2019

Baby's body recovered, three missing, after raft carrying migrants capsizes in Rio Grande The body of a 10-month-old boy was recovered on Thursday and three other migrants, including two children, were still missing after their raft capsized as they crossed the Rio Grande in Texas, U.S. Border Patrol said....
01:34, 05/03/2019

Thousands of Cuban migrants flee Mexican detention center in record escape The National Immigration Institute said 700 of the Cubans had returned voluntarily, but 600 were still on the loose.        ...
21:00, 04/28/2019

Homeland Security asks military to build tent cities for migrants near border The Department of Homeland Security has asked the military to build half a dozen tent cities near the southern border to house some 7,500 migrants, according to a report. A Defense Department spokesman confirmed to NBC News that DHS made the request,...
18:00, 05/16/2019

Austrian politician resigns after publishing 'deeply racist' poem comparing migrants to rats Christian Schilcher, a member of the anti-immigration Freedom Party (FPÖ) that forms half of Austria's ruling alliance, had published the poem in the Easter edition of his party's regional newspaper....
18:17, 04/28/2019

This man could go to jail for 20 years for giving migrants food and water | César Cuauhtémoc García Hernández Scott Daniel Warren did no more than give bare necessities to migrants trekking through the desert. Why is he on trial?Donald Trump claims his administration’s heavy-handed immigration policies make us safer. But a criminal trial in Arizona this week...
02:00, 05/11/2019

Canadian immigration system ‘not equipped’ to handle influx of irregular migrants: auditor general The spring report by the auditor general found the Canadian immigration system has not been able to handle the spike in claims made by an influx of irregular migrants....
17:51, 05/07/2019

Youth, indigenous peoples, migrants and refugees boost hope for human rights: Guterres People’s rights are under fire “in many parts of the globe,” UN Secretary-General António Guterres told the Human Rights Council on Monday, before insisting that he was not “losing hope”, thanks to the progress made by powerful grassroots movements f...
23:34, 04/28/2019

Watch: Trump Laughs During Rally When Supporter Suggests Shooting Migrants at the US-Mexico Border The president of the United States is only talking to two people whenever he speaks: white nationalists and Vladimir Putin. At this point, it’s safe to say that the president of people who are cool with you at work but wouldn’t let their children pla...
19:34, 05/09/2019

‘Comprehensively include migrants’ or sustainable development won’t happen, warns General Assembly President Migration and sustainable development are “deeply interconnected” and the 2030 Agenda, the UN’s blueprint for a sustainable future for all, will not be achieved if we do not “comprehensively include migrants,” the President of the General Assembly sa...
20:17, 04/28/2019

Migrants, asylum seekers detained in Hungary ‘deliberately deprived of food’: UN human rights office The UN human rights office (OHCHR) said on Friday it was alarmed by reports that migrants and asylum seekers who are being held in Hungarian detention centres are being “deliberately deprived of food in contravention of international laws and standar...
16:51, 05/03/2019

Migrants and refugees face higher risk of developing ill-health, says UN report on displaced people in Europe European authorities are “struggling” to meet the needs of irregular migrants and refugees who are wrongly accused of spreading sickness among host communities, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday, at the launch of its first report on ...
19:51, 04/28/2019

Border Patrol demonstrates dangers migrants face crossing the border Tucson- Border Patrol agents hosted a mock scenario highlighting the dangers border crossers face on Thursday. Border Patrol officials said migrants need two gallons of water a day to walk through the desert. During the summer, it can get as hot as ...
18:51, 05/10/2019

ABC renews 'The Rookie,' 'Fresh Off the Boat,' 'American Housewife,' 'Single Parents' ABC Friday renewed five series: 'The Rookie,' 'Fresh Off the Boat,' 'American Housewife,' 'Bless This Mess' and 'Single Parents.'        ...
01:51, 05/11/2019

All You Need To Know About Soluble And Insoluble Fibre Fibre is a complex carbohydrate, which we usually get from vegetables, fruits and whole grains. Foods that are rich in fibre are known to promote digestion by adding bulk to the stool. This helps in......
17:00, 05/16/2019

Watch: How To Make Chicken Stock At Home, Easy Tips And Hacks Nowadays, you can easily find chicken stock in market, but you can also make it in the comforts of your kitchen. Chef Ananya also gives some handy tips and hacks to make chicken stock at home....
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

It’s Good to Be the Sharks: Another Big Refereeing Decision Benefits San Jose On Wednesday, an apparent hand pass wasn’t called. In the last series, a goal was disallowed. In the first series, the Sharks benefited from a five-minute major....
17:00, 05/16/2019

Usain Bolt-backed firm reveals two-seat electric Bolt Nano The Bolt Nano is intended for inner city journeys from two to 15 miles, and uses swappable batteries A firm named Bolt, aptly backed by runner extraordinaire Usain Bolt, has revealed a two-seater electric car called the Bolt Nano designed for short, ...
17:00, 05/16/2019

Tame Impala Makes Music for Loners. But Now Kevin Parker Plays the World’s Biggest Stages. The musician’s 2015 album, “Currents,” catapulted him to the top of the festival circuit and into the studio with megastars. He’s still fiddling with its follow-up....
17:17, 05/16/2019

Mick Jagger's dancing video after his heart surgery sends fans into a frenzy Maroon 5 sings about "Moves Like Jagger" in their hit single by the same name. They may need a sequel called "Moves Like Jagger ... After Heart Surgery."...
17:34, 05/16/2019

Cramer: US firms are getting hurt by tariffs because 'they didn't think Trump had the resolve' Some American companies "let themselves get hurt" by tariffs because they assumed Trump wouldn't follow through on his China trade threats, CNBC's Jim Cramer says....
17:34, 05/16/2019

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

California braces for feet of snow from storms; 'significant severe weather event' to impact Plains Parts of California still resemble a scene out of winter, with a series of storms bringing several feet of snow to mountain areas, ahead of a "significant" severe weather threat across the nation's midsection....
17:51, 05/16/2019

Wisconsin firefighter dies after being shot responding to medical call, officials say A Wisconsin firefighter is dead after being shot while responding to an unrelated medical call, in which a police officer was also shot, officials said....
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

How a high school teen scooped de Blasio on his own presidential announcement Bill de Blasio got scooped on his own presidential campaign announcement — by a 17-year-old politics whiz who broke the news more than 12 hours before the mayor made it official. Eagle-eyed Gabe Fleisher spotted an obscure Facebook post about a...
18:00, 05/16/2019

Trump calls Bill de Blasio a ‘JOKE’ after he announces 2020 bid President Trump wasted no time Thursday in attacking Mayor de Blasio, slamming him as a “JOKE” after Hizzoner announced his run for the White House. “The Dems are getting another beauty to join their group. Bill de Blasio of NYC, consider...
18:00, 05/16/2019

Homeland Security asks military to build tent cities for migrants near border The Department of Homeland Security has asked the military to build half a dozen tent cities near the southern border to house some 7,500 migrants, according to a report. A Defense Department spokesman confirmed to NBC News that DHS made the request,...
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

Motor racing: F1 in talks with Marrakesh and Kyalami for African race Formula One wants to go back to Africa, with the Moroccan city of Marrakesh and South Africa's Kyalami circuit keen to host a race, commercial managing director Sean Bratches said on Thursday....
18:17, 05/16/2019

Google knows what you want: lots more ads in its apps Google has announced something that'll bring a sigh of annoyance to anyone who uses its mobile apps: a raft of new and exciting ads.According to The Verge, these will include 'gallery' ads, which you can scroll through (think the shopp...
18:17, 05/16/2019

The best SIM only deal will finally be coming to an end tonight Update: This deal was meant to end tomorrow on Friday but it looks like we'll now be seeing it end tonight...very sneaky. Well, it's finally being taken away from us. There was a glimmer of hope that Three's incredible unlimited data...
18:17, 05/16/2019

Best cheap web hosting deals of 2019 Quality web hosting can be an expensive affair – but it doesn’t have to be. And while you can always fall back on free website hosting providers, there’s also a growing number of cheap web hosting providers that deliver honest, r...
18:17, 05/16/2019

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

Mahindra XUV300 Automatic Spotted Testing Mahindra is planning to introduce an AMT variant even in the Marazzo along with the XUV300 and the spotted model could be the diesel which is powered by the same 1.5-litre engine....
18:34, 05/16/2019

Foreign-Born Workers Make Up Highest Percentage of U.S. Employment Since 1996 The share of U.S. workers born outside the country rose again last year, hitting the highest level in decades, boosted by steady immigration and a drop in the native-born birthrate....
18:51, 05/16/2019

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

The internet didn't shrink 6% real estate commissions. But this lawsuit might For decades, Realtors have managed to keep commissions at a nearly flat 3% for each the seller's and buyer's agents, even as the internet has allowed homebuyers to do much more of the legwork on their own. A new lawsuit takes aim at that longstanding...
19:17, 05/16/2019

Atlantique review – African oppression meets supernatural mystery Mati Diop’s feature debut forces young Senegalese lovers to choose between love, duty and servitude, then adds a surreal twist‘Some memories are omens,” says the heroine of this intriguingly ruminative and poetic movie from Mati Diop, making her feat...
19:17, 05/16/2019

What is the Huawei UK security threat? What has 5G got to do with it? In a tech world previously dominated by Apple and Samsung, few would have guessed that Huawei would go on to become the largest telecommunications equipment vendor in the world....
19:17, 05/16/2019

Father who lost baby son wins fight to get 'wonder drug' for boy's little sister A father who lost his son to a rare genetic disorder has won his campaign to have the NHS fund a "wonder drug" for his baby daughter who also has the condition....
19:17, 05/16/2019

Maryland comptroller calls for economic retaliation against Alabama after abortion ban Maryland's top financial officer on Thursday called for a number of retaliatory economic measures against Alabama in response to the state's passage of the nation's most restrictive abortion legislation, signed Wednesday by Republican ...
19:34, 05/16/2019

Republicans’ Extreme Messaging on Abortion Puts Democrats on the Defensive The unusually forceful campaign has created challenges that Democrats did not expect as they struggle to combat misinformation and thwart further efforts to undercut access to abortion....
19:34, 05/16/2019

Driverless cars are years away, but self-driving forklifts have arrived For several years, executives of tech and automobile companies have been promising that fully autonomous vehicles will soon become a common sights in streets and roads. But we’re well into 2019, and self-driving cars are still making stupid mistakes....
19:34, 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

How Olivia Wilde Really Feels About Her Time on The O.C. Olivia Wilde says she was "lucky" to have starred on The O.C. The hit teen drama series aired on FOX between 2003 and 2007 and starred Mischa Barton as main female lead Marissa, a......
19:51, 05/16/2019

A Date Crasher on The Bachelorette? "It's All So Scary," Hannah Says Hannah Brown's search for love on The Bachelorette is heading to the stage--the pageant stage. In E! News' exclusive sneak peek of second episode of The Bachelorette season 15,......
19:51, 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

Wisconsin firefighter fatally shot while responding to emergency call A Wisconsin firefighter responding to a medical emergency was fatally shot and three others were wounded, including a police officer, according to reports. The 14-year veteran of the Appleton Fire Department, whose name has not been released, respond...
20:00, 05/16/2019

Europe must maintain own course after U.S. blacklisting of Huawei: Germany German Chancellor Angela Merkel and the powerful BDI industry association distanced themselves on Thursday from the U.S. government's decision to put Chinese telecom equipment giant Huawei Technologies on a blacklist....
20:00, 05/16/2019

U.S. commerce secretary says Huawei order effective Friday: interview U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said on Thursday that an order blacklisting Chinese telecoms giant Huawei Technologies Co Ltd will go into effect on Friday....
20:00, 05/16/2019

Huawei to challenge U.S. export sanction which it says will harm America Huawei Technologies said on Thursday it will challenge a decision by the U.S. Commerce Department to add the Chinese company to a export blacklist, warning the decision "will do significant economic harm to the American companies with which Huawei do...
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

Diner accidentally gets £4,500 bottle of wine in Manchester restaurant Hawksmoor steakhouse tweets ‘chin up!’ to staff who served it, adding: ‘mistakes happen’A lucky diner was accidentally given a £4,500 bottle of red wine at a steakhouse in Manchester.A manager at the Manchester branch of Hawksmoor, an upmarket chain ...
20:00, 05/16/2019

'He wants power': how Salvini kept changing his message to reach his ultimate goal As Italy’s deputy PM prepares to gather Europe’s far-right in Milan those who know him fear he’s taking country down a dangerous pathNino Governale was the perfect target for the teenage Matteo Salvini. The PE teacher hailed from Sicily and could har...
20:00, 05/16/2019

Obama spymasters point fingers amid Russia probe review: ‘Throwing each other under the bus’ The launch of a formal inquiry into the origins of the Russia investigation -- being led by one of the Justice Department’s toughest prosecutors -- has touched off a new round of behind-the-scenes finger-pointing among Obama administration officials ...
20:17, 05/16/2019

Whoopi mocks Bill de Blasio's 2020 announcement on 'The View:' 'What are you doing?' "The View" host Whoopi Goldberg struggled to hold back laughter as she read an announcement that New York City mayor Bill De Blasio threw his hat in the ring for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination....
20:17, 05/16/2019

The Blues Got Screwed By Yet Another Officiating Disaster Images the NHL wants to linger after an hard-fought overtime game: the jubilation of the goalscorer; his teammates erupting on the bench and spilling over to celebrate on the ice; the disappointment and hard-earned exhaustion of the losers, skating o...
20:17, 05/16/2019

Owner of tiger found in abandoned Houston house charged HOUSTON (AP) — The ex-owner of a tiger rescued from a filthy cage in an abandoned house in Houston has been charged with animal cruelty. Houston police Wednesday arrested 24-year-old Brittany Garza on the misdemeanor count involving a non-livestock a...
20:17, 05/16/2019

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

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

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

Fed needs to let inflation rise above 2%, Kashkari says Low U.S. inflation expectations are sapping the Federal Reserve's ability to respond to a future downturn, Minneapolis Fed President Neel Kashkari said Thursday, calling for the Fed to allow inflation to rise above 2% to bring the economy back to ful...
20:34, 05/16/2019

Why Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy Is Having a Moment on TV Munchausen syndrome by proxy is having an unexpected moment—at least on television. The medical disorder, which manifests when a person “acts as if an individual he or she is caring for has a physical or mental illness when the person is ...
20:51, 05/16/2019

Report: 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, ESPN reported....
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

BMW CEO defends record after first automaking loss in decade BMW is struggling alongside many other carmakers with a downturn in demand and record spending after years of growth. BMW investors have voiced criticisms, but there is little risk of a revolt....
21:00, 05/16/2019

Dow Industrials Rise, Lifted by Walmart, Cisco U.S. stocks advanced, boosted by stronger-than-expected earnings reports from Walmart and Cisco. The Dow was up more than 200 points in midday trading....
21:17, 05/16/2019

Another Six Months of Uncertainty for the Auto Industry President Trump’s dispute with China is hogging the headlines, with good reason, but he also has other targets in his sights, notably the German and Japanese car industries. These got a reprieve Wednesday, but only a temporary one. Worries are bound ...
21:17, 05/16/2019

Ex-ETA leader arrested after 16 years on run The former political leader of the Basque separatist group ETA has been arrested in France after more than 16 years on the run, Spanish officials said Thursday....
21:34, 05/16/2019

Iran says it’s not preparing attacks against US, allies Iran poses no threat to Iraq or any other state and has no intention to attack US assets in the Middle East, a spokesman for the Iranian mission to the UN said Thursday. Alireza Miryousefi also said that Team Trump’s warning of heightened threats fro...
21:34, 05/16/2019

CNN’s Don Lemon doesn’t let ‘anchor’ title get in the way of his on-air opinions “CNN Tonight” anchor Don Lemon is billed as just that, an anchor. But he spouts liberal opinions on a regular basis and has raised eyebrows in the process....
21:51, 05/16/2019

'Bacurau' shines spotlight on a feverish Brazil at Cannes Set in the scorching outback of northern Brazil in a small, cut-off town suffering from water shortages, "Bacurau", a contender for the top film prize at Cannes, is not short of digs at the state of local politics....
21:51, 05/16/2019

Saudi Arabia accuses Iran of ordering drone attack on oil pipeline Saudi Arabia's deputy defense minister on Thursday accused Iran of ordering an attack on Saudi oil pumping stations that Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi militia has claimed responsibility for....
21:51, 05/16/2019

Trump proposes new U.S. immigration plan favoring skills over family ties U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday said he wants to overhaul the immigration system to favor young, educated, English-speaking applicants with job offers instead of people with family ties to Americans, a plan with little chance of advancing in ...
21:51, 05/16/2019

Reporter shot and killed in Mexican tourist resort A crime reporter has been shot and killed in the beach resort of Playa del Carmen on Mexico's Caribbean coast, authorities said on Thursday, the latest in a rising death toll of journalists under the government of President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrado...
21:51, 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

Style speaks volume at Cannes Florals, thigh-high splits and a leather cape were among the sartorial choices of Cannes red carpet guests Wednesday, including Amber Heard, Elle Fanning and Alessandra Ambrosio. (May 16)        ...
22:00, 05/16/2019

Legendary Navy SEAL has served his country for decades William McRaven has played a key role in thousands of dangerous missions abroad, including commanding the one that killed Osama bin Laden        ...
22:00, 05/16/2019

The Mastermind Behind The College Admissions Scandal Used To Be A Crazy Middle School Basketball Coach The members of a middle school basketball team that represented a Jewish Community Center in Omaha, Nebraska, were not expecting the 2001 season to be an auspicious one. The previous season had produced mediocre results, and there was no reason to ex...
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

Democrats read Mueller report aloud in U.S. Capitol hearing room Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday held a marathon reading of the redacted version of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's 448-page assessment of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election....
22:17, 05/16/2019

Trump tries to shut Huawei out of US market with executive order Enlarge / Customers purchase mobile phones at the Huawei Experience Center on May 16, 2019 in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province of China. (credit: Getty Images | VCG/Long Wei) The Trump administration yesterday took two actions that could effectively pre...
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

Hong Kong Activist Joshua Wong Sent Back to Prison After Losing Appeal Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong, one of the student leaders of the 2014 Umbrella Movement, was sent back to prison Thursday after losing an appeal against a contempt of court conviction. Wong, 22, was sentenced to three months in prison in J...
22:51, 05/16/2019

Great Australian Bight: parties soften stance as voters protest over drilling With sitting Liberal MPs along coast under pressure from angry electorate, Coalition promises audit of regulator’s decision A last-ditch effort to win votes in key seats in South Australia and Victoria has prompted both major parties to make changes ...
22:51, 05/16/2019

Breaking point: how John McEnroe's biggest meltdown was turned into a movie Newly uncovered courtside footage of the tennis star’s 1984 French Open final defeat has been turned into a documentary about sport, film and the nature of geniusJohn Patrick McEnroe was the wayward artist of men’s tennis, a spoilt-brat genius who us...
23:00, 05/16/2019

John Wick: Chapter 3: Parabellum review – franchise bloat for Keanu Reeves' hitman Third chunk of the ultraviolent series has its customary of balletic violence and delusional grandeur, but its no longer so light on its feetParabellum. That’s Latin, innit? And like everything about Keanu Reeves and stuntman turned director Chad Sta...
23:00, 05/16/2019

In nod to 2020, Trump pitches U.S. immigration overhaul President Donald Trump on Thursday proposed overhauling the U.S. immigration system to favor young, educated, English-speaking applicants instead of people with family ties to Americans, a plan that faces an uphill battle in Congress but gives Trump ...
23:00, 05/16/2019

U.S. Speaker Pelosi opens door to more funds for border migrant crisis U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday opened the door to President Donald Trump's proposal for emergency funds to address a migrant surge at the southern U.S. border, saying some money to alleviate the humanitarian crisis could be included in p...
23:00, 05/16/2019

EU fines Citigroup, JPMorgan, 3 other banks $1.2B for collusion The European Commission fined five banks more than $1 billion Thursday, including Citigroup and JPMorgan, for participating in collusion activities involving 11 currencies and two cartels in the Spot Foreign Exchange....
23:17, 05/16/2019

Huge international cybercrime ring dismantled Police in six countries have dismantled a cybercrime ring based in Eastern Europe that stole $100 million from thousands of victims worldwide. The GozNym malware was delivered via email to unsuspecting users....
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

How cops used a photo of Woody Harrelson to catch a beer thief An NYPD detective used photos of Woody Harrelson to track down a look-a-like thief when security footage of the actual crook didn’t turn up any results in the department’s facial recognition system, according to a new report. The cop was ...
23:34, 05/16/2019

How Jeopardy! Winner James Holzhauer Is Breaking Records Jeopardy! has been a reliable nightly fixture on TVs across America for decades. But current contestant James Holzhauer is showing it’s never too late to teach an old show new tricks. Holzhauer, a professional sports gambler from Las Vegas, had...
23:34, 05/16/2019

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

These Throwback Liveries for the New Porsche 935 Are Stunning We thought we had already gaped too much at the new Porsche 935 limited edition car, a modern version of the flat-nosed 911-based race car from the 1970s, painted in its classic Martini livery back when it was revealed. But now there are six more liv...
23:51, 05/16/2019

How the 2020 Toyota Supra Compares to the Toyota 86 in Real-World Driving Two sports cars. Both are rear-wheel drive. Both have two doors. Both have the same badge—Toyota. Curiously, neither of them has a Toyota engine. One costs literally twice as much as the other. They’re as different as they are similar. So when you dr...
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

Lok Sabha Elections: 6 Of Top 10 Richest Candidates Are From Congress Of the top 10 richest candidates in the ongoing Lok Sabha elections, six are from the Congress, according to the National Election Watch (NEW) and the Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR)....
00:00, 05/17/2019

PM Modi Changed Currency Notes Like Tughlaq: Ghulam Nabi Azad Congress leader Gulam Nabi Azad today likened Prime Minister Narendra Modi's decisions to that of the controversial 14 century Delhi ruler Mohammad Bin Tughlaq....
00:00, 05/17/2019

"I Want To Earn It": Robert Vadra On Joining Politics Robert Vadra, the husband of Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, says he has "learnt a lot in the past 20 years", as part of the Nehru-Gandhi family, but when it comes to joining politics, he wants......
00:00, 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: Baseball field invader briefly evades Braves security before taking huge hit A clothed man streaked around the field during an Atlanta Braves and St. Louis Cardinals game, managing to evade security, before taking a huge hit and being kicked out of SunTrust Field in Atlanta....
00:17, 05/17/2019

Rocketman review – Elton John biopic that's better at the tiaras than the tantrums Taron Egerton does a good impression of the flamboyant musician in this sucrose treatment, a by-the-numbers approach authorised by Elton himselfDexter Fletcher’s rousingly good natured Rocketman is the authorised-version movie about the legendary sin...
00:34, 05/17/2019

|Moody'slikelytokeepSA'screditratingatinvestmentgradepost-election-analyst The outcome of the election which was in line with market expectation is likely to influence global ratings agency Moody to keep South Africa's credit assessment unchanged at Baa3....
00:34, 05/17/2019

The False Promise of “Lawful Access” to Private Data Opinion: As online extremism migrates to real-world violence, some suggest letting law enforcement intercept encrypted messages. But that’s a dangerous proposition....
00:34, 05/17/2019

Watch: Security camera catches baboons using backyard pool A South African family who suspected rude neighbors were trespassing in their backyard pool set up a security camera that identifies the culprits -- local baboons....
00:34, 05/17/2019

Man uses same lottery numbers for 10 years, finally wins $100,000 A Michigan man who has been playing the same set of lottery numbers for 10 years said he finally won a $100,000 jackpot -- while he was out of the country....
00:34, 05/17/2019

Bedbugs roamed Earth alongside dinosaurs 100 million years ago Bedbugs have been around since the time of the dinosaurs, according to new research, though the parasites didn’t likely pester the prehistoric reptiles....
00:34, 05/17/2019

2,000-year-old remains of nomadic 'royal' unearthed by Russian farmer includes 'laughing man,' haul of jewels and weapons A farmer digging on his land in Russia discovered something unexpected: a 2,000-year-old burial mound containing the remains and artifacts of a nomadic royal -- including a strange "laughing" man skull. ...
00:34, 05/17/2019

Juice Wrld on losing ‘Lucid Dreams’ money: ‘I really don’t give no f–k’ If you think that Juice Wrld is bitter about Sting banking a reported 85% of the royalties for “Lucid Dreams” — his 2018 hit that interpolates the former Police frontman’s 1993 single “Shape of My Heart” — think again. To Juice, that lilting guitar l...
01:00, 05/17/2019

Trump's financial report shows earnings and losses but misses tax return details As the president continues to refuse to release tax documents, this filing is a yearly requirement and showed mixed business resultsDonald Trump’s 2018 financial disclosure report was released on Thursday by the Office of Government Ethics, shedding ...
01:00, 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

Top U.S. lawmakers press Pompeo for answers on Iran arms control report The chairmen of three congressional committees on national security on Thursday pressed U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to explain whether a Trump administration arms control report was politicized and slanted assessments about Iran....
01:17, 05/17/2019

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

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

Jen Harley Arrested 5 Months After Ronnie Ortiz-Magro Filed Domestic Battery Report Ronnie Ortiz-Magro's on-again, off-again girlfriend, Jen Harley, has been arrested. A source tells E! News that Jen was arrested today, May 16, in Las Vegas. Jen, who is the mother of......
01:34, 05/17/2019

Chrissy Teigen and John Legend's Son Miles Turns 1: See the Birthday Boy's Cutest Photos Light some candles for the birthday cake because Chrissy Teigen and John Legend's son turns 1 today! The couple's second child, Miles Stephens, celebrated his big first birthday......
01:34, 05/17/2019

What Microsoft and Sony’s streaming partnership means for gaming’s future Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty / Hanna-Barbera) In a rare move, console rivals Microsoft and Sony announced a major collaboration on Thursday to join forces on a potentially huge new gaming sector: the cloud. The companies announced today t...
01:51, 05/17/2019

Why Are There 365 Days in a Year? Organizing Dates with an Ancient Egyptian Calendar The calendar is one of mankind’s most important inventions. Calendars allowed societies to organize time for religious, social, economic, and administrative purposes. The calendar, or rather, two sets of calendars, were invented by the ancient Egypti...
02:00, 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

The Latest: Sen. Doug Jones calls abortion ban ‘shameful’ MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on developments related to Alabama’s strictest-in-the-nation abortion ban (all times local): 1:45 p.m. Democratic U.S. Sen. Doug Jones is calling his state’s new abortion ban “shameful.” Jone...
02:17, 05/17/2019

Zack Thompson Named Dick Howser Trophy Semifinalist LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky junior left-hander Zack Thompson has been named a semifinalist for the Dick Howser Trophy, it was announced on Thursday. Thompson is one of 26 of the nation’s top players in contention for college baseball’s prestigious hono...
02:17, 05/17/2019

Cheek, Schaper, Martens and Reed Voted to NFCA All-Region Team LEXINGTON, Ky. – The Kentucky Softball team placed four of its members on the National Fastpitch Coaches’ Association All-Region Team, it was announced by the organization on Thursday morning. Abbey Cheek was named first team, Jenny Schaper and Alex ...
02:17, 05/17/2019

Ex-soldier and WikiLeaks source Manning returned to jail for defying grand jury subpoena A federal judge found former U.S. soldier and WikiLeaks source Chelsea Manning in contempt of court and ordered her back to jail on Thursday for refusing to testify before a federal grand jury, a law enforcement official and her legal team said....
02:17, 05/17/2019

China’s lunar rover is helping to unravel a Moon mystery The Chinese space program started 2019 with a major milestone when the Chang’e 4 lunar lander successfully touched down on the far side of the Moon. It was the first time any country had completed such a feat, the landing itself was just the fi...
02:34, 05/17/2019

Russian cathedral project suspended after protests President Vladimir Putin has called for compromise after an outcry over plans to build a cathedral in a park in Russia's fourth-largest city. Locals have protested, saying the building would take away rare green space....
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

Falcons sign first-round draft choice Lindstrom FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons have signed first-round draft pick Chris Lindstrom to a four-year contract. Lindstrom, the first guard drafted in the first round by the Falcons since Bill Fralic in 1985, was the last of Atlanta’s...
02:51, 05/17/2019

Alabama executes man for a quadruple murder that followed a dispute over use of a pickup truck ATMORE, Ala. (AP) — Alabama executes man for a quadruple murder that followed a dispute over use of a pickup truck....
02:51, 05/17/2019

Late Easter blamed as Asda sales growth run comes to end Asda has recorded its first quarter of falling sales for the first time in almost two years, insisting it kept its "focus" as it fought in vain for its planned merger with Sainsbury's....
02:51, 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

Bucks, Raptors both looking to improve in Game 2 The Raptors led most of the way Wednesday in the opener of the best-of-seven series, but the better-rested Bucks won 108-100 by outscoring Toronto 32-17 in the fourth quarter -- 10-0 in the final 3:31....
03:34, 05/17/2019

Danny Lee shoots 64, sits 2nd to Koepka after PGA 1st round Danny Lee shoots 6-under 64 in opening round of PGA Championship to sit one stroke behind leader Brooks Koepka        ...
03:34, 05/17/2019

Fleetwood shoots 67, finishes 1st round of PGA in 3rd place US Open runner-up Tommy Fleetwood back on Long Island for another major, once again looking up at Brooks Koepka on leaderboard        ...
03:34, 05/17/2019

Arizona Cardinals' Patrick Peterson suspended six games for PED violation The Cardinals' star cornerback has started all 16 regular-season games since he's been drafted in 2011.        ...
03:34, 05/17/2019

Buttigieg: Rights and freedom are under assault Presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg told a Chicago audience that you're not free in the U.S. if your reproductive health can be criminalized. (May 16)        ...
03:51, 05/17/2019

Koepka's 63 ties PGA mark, sets course record Brooks Koepka is the first player to shoot 63 in consecutive years at major championships, setting the course record at Bethpage Black with a 35-foot birdie on the final hole....
04:17, 05/17/2019

'Rocketman' first reactions: Elton John musical called 'triumph,' 'fantastic' in Cannes "Rocketman" has been unveiled at the Cannes Film Festival, earning major kudos for Taron's Egerton's performance as Elton John.        ...
04:17, 05/17/2019

Stripped of women’s records, transgender powerlifter asks, ‘Where do we draw the line?’ Mary Gregory received the trophies, posed for photos and four days later was erased from the record books because organizers classified her as a man....
04:34, 05/17/2019

Three British Crew Killed In Dubai Plane Crash: Report Three British people and a South African were killed Thursday in a plane crash close to Dubai airport, the United Arab Emirates' state news agency reported....
04:34, 05/17/2019

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

Cboe Global Markets Declares Second-Quarter 2019 Dividend CHICAGO – May 16, 2019 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.31 per share of common stock for the second qu...
04:51, 05/17/2019

UK Restaurant Owner's Tweet After Manager Serves $5,000 Wine By Mistake Restaurant work is demanding and intense, and managers are not always known for their kindness and understanding. So when one steakhouse in Manchester, England, tweeted a "chin up" message to a server......
04:51, 05/17/2019

Ex-CBS anchor Dan Rather calls Trump the 'biggest purveyor of fake news' Ex-'CBS Evening News' anchor Dan Rather blasted President Trump Thursday, calling him the "biggest purveyor of fake news" amid Trump's ongoing feud with the media....
05:00, 05/17/2019

Pompeo meets with Hong Kong pro-democracy leader U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with Hong Kong pro-democracy leader Martin Lee on Thursday, the State Department said, as Hong Kong activists seek to derail a proposed extradition law pushed by Beijing....
05:17, 05/17/2019

Fighter jet crashes into California warehouse Pilot unhurt after ejecting from F-16No injuries reported on ground as cause investigatedA pilot ejected moments before an F-16 fighter jet crashed Thursday into a warehouse just outside March Air reserve base in California, military officials said.T...
05:34, 05/17/2019

Man who stabbed Petra Kvitova gets 8-year prison term A court in the Czech Republic convicted a man of knifing two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova in her home and sentenced him to eight years in prison        ...
05:51, 05/17/2019

Saracens confident injured Mako Vunipola will be fit for World Cup • Loosehead prop tore his hamstring in Champions Cup final• England’s first warm-up match is against Wales on 11 AugustMako Vunipola’s season is over but the Saracens director of rugby, Mark McCall, is confident the loosehead prop will be fit for Eng...
05:51, 05/17/2019

Report slams police for using "garbage" data with facial recognition tools From artist sketches to pictures of celebrity look-alikes, US police have submitted questionable images to facial recognition systems to track down suspects, a Georgetown Law report notes....
06:34, 05/17/2019

Last word of man executed in Alabama was ‘amen’ A man convicted of murder for helping his pal kill four people in 1997 was executed in Alabama Thursday night and uttered the last word “amen” before his death. Michael Brandon Samra, 41, was pronounced dead at 7:30 p.m., following his le...
06:34, 05/17/2019

Here’s why your Facebook groups went secret overnight Over the last day, you may have noticed that several of your Facebook groups have switched their settings to “Secret,” for no apparent reason. That may have been to avoid the attentions of a particular virulent group inserting itself into other commu...
07:00, 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

|GoldminersuesZimbabwecentralbankfornotpayingindollars Zimbabwe’s biggest gold producer sued the country’s central bank for $132m because it has been paying for the metal in a local quasi-currency rather than US dollars....
07:34, 05/17/2019

Nintendo Switch Online subscribers can save up to $20 on two full-priced games Nintendo seems to have an aversion to ever dropping the prices on its games before it’s absolutely necessary, which is why a special offer announced this week comes as something of a surprise. But less surprising is how needlessly complicated t...
07:34, 05/17/2019

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

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

Germany to return Stone Cross artifact to Namibia A Berlin museum is set to announce plans to return the Stone Cross, a key cultural artifact, to Namibia. The cross, placed on Namibia's coast by Portuguese explorers in 1486, is a symbol of the country's colonial past....
08:17, 05/17/2019

Pixel 3a XL review: the cheaper Google phone to buy Great camera, top software, OK battery and performance, in a plastic body that’s a bit too wideWith a price-tag of £469, the Pixel 3a XL tries to offer the best of Google, but costing £400 less than its top-end siblingThe bigger brother of Google’s o...
08:17, 05/17/2019

GSK and Novartis liniment marketing misled Australian consumers: court The Australian subsidiaries of British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline and Swiss drugmaker Novartis misled customers and broke the law by promoting identical liniments as though they could treat specific ills, an Australian court found on Friday....
09:00, 05/17/2019

Booming Buybacks Aren't Likely to Slow Down U.S. companies have been repurchasing their own shares at a blistering pace for more than a year, and market turbulence isn’t likely to stop them now....
09:00, 05/17/2019

HNA to Sell Stake in Asset Manager C-Quadrat Chinese conglomerate HNA Group is selling its stake in Austrian asset manager C-Quadrat Investment, as HNA continues unloading assets to pay off debt....
09:00, 05/17/2019

Amazon Invests in U.K. Food Delivery Startup Deliveroo Amazon is investing in British food delivery company Deliveroo, becoming the startup’s biggest investor in its latest funding round and marking the retailing giant’s latest overseas bet....
09:34, 05/17/2019

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

Boris Johnson wants to be UK PM Boris Johnson, the former UK Foreign Secretary and an ardent critic of Theresa May's Brexit strategy, has confirmed he will run for leadership of the Conservative Party when the beleaguered Prime Minister announces her departure....
09:51, 05/17/2019

Busy Philipps Brought to Tears by Michelle Williams & More Celeb BFFs on Busy Tonight's Finale Throw on your Mr. Nightgown and pour out a margarita, because it's time to celebrate Busy Tonight's finale. With over 100 episodes under her belt, we had a feeling Busy Philipps......
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

A surprisingly warm RuPaul’s Drag Race bids a last farewell before heading to the finale Sometimes performers have a particularly good day. All the hard work comes together and they’re able to get into the flow and execute at their peak. Everything that can go right, that should go right, does. And sometimes, they don’t. An issue or inse...
10:00, 05/17/2019

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

Council of Europe pushes to break impasse on Russia's membership Berlin, Paris and Moscow have signaled they are ready to compromise to keep Russia in the Council of Europe (CoE). Russia's voting rights in the watchdog body were suspended after the annexation of Crimea....
10:17, 05/17/2019

2019 BMW X5: 5 Things You Need To Know The all-new BMW X5 has been comprehensively updated and what may look subtle on the outside is actually a leap over its predecessor. It's the fourth-generation of what BMW calls a Sports Activity......
11:00, 05/17/2019

A Judge Has Ordered Chelsea Manning Back to Jail On May 16, a judge ordered former soldier and Wikileaks informant Chelsea Manning back to jail for refusing to testify before a federal grand jury....
11:00, 05/17/2019

Tucson man bitten by bobcat during rescue, per AZGFD TUCSON – A Tucson man was bitten by a bobcat kitten on Wednesday, May 16. The Arizona Game and Fish Department said the man located the kitten in a backyard near a pool. When he tried to return the cat to its family, he was bitten. The victim w...
11:00, 05/17/2019

Adopt This Pet: Meet Moxie! There is a new pet looking to be adopted, meet Moxie! She is a friendly six year old girl who loves to have her belly rubbed and play with tennis balls. Moxie walks well on a leash and gets along with all the other dogs at the Humane Society of South...
11:00, 05/17/2019

Mountain View HS celebrates National College Signing Day TUCSON – Mountain View High School will host their annual College Signing Day on Friday. The event will be held at 9 a.m. at Mountain View High School (Auditorium), located at 3901 W. Linda Vista Blvd. Juan Ciscomani, Senior Advisor for Regional and ...
11:00, 05/17/2019

Birth control goes digital (KPRC) Family planning and birth control are going digital. A study from Georgetown University shows one popular family planning app – DOT – is about 95%, effective which is almost the same as the pill. Other popular apps include Flo, Glo...
11:00, 05/17/2019

Woman seen pushing elderly man off Las Vegas bus posts bail LAS VEGAS (KSNV) — The woman accused of pushing an elderly man off a bus in Las Vegas has posted bail and is currently under house arrest, according to police. According to the police report, on March 21, 74-year-old Serge Fournier was riding an RTC ...
11:00, 05/17/2019

Alabama governor invokes God in banning nearly all abortions This photograph released by the state shows Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signing a bill that virtually outlaws abortion in the state on Wednesday, May 15, 2019, in Montgomery, Ala. Republicans who support the measure hope challenges to the law will be used ...
11:00, 05/17/2019

Oil steady as Middle East tensions mounts, set for weekly gains Oil prices were steady on Friday, giving up earlier gains, and were on track for the first weekly increases this month, as rising tensions in the Middle East stoked fears of supply disruptions....
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

Kamala Harris Invokes Indian Heritage In Reply To Trump Immigration Plan Kamala Harris, the first Indian-origin Senator castigated President Donald Trump's merit-based immigration plan saying it was "short-sighted" and invoked her unique background as a Democratic......
12:00, 05/17/2019

N.L. voters re-elect Dwight Ball’s Liberals to form minority government With most of the polls reporting, the Liberals were elected or leading in 21 ridings, the Tories were at 14, the New Democrats had three and there were two Independents....
12:00, 05/17/2019

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

UPDATE 1-Italy's watchdog investigates Google for alleged antitrust abuse Italy's competition watchdog said on Friday it had opened an investigation into alleged abuse of a dominant market position by Google in the smart device sector....
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

Italy's watchdog investigates Google for alleged antitrust abuse Italy's competition watchdog said on Friday it had opened an investigation into alleged abuse of a dominant market position by Google in the smart device sector....
12:34, 05/17/2019

Brexit talks between Tories and Labour collapse Corbyn tells PM talks to find compromise on leaving EU have ‘gone as far as they can’Follow all the day’s political developments – liveLabour has pulled out of cross-party Brexit talks, with Jeremy Corbyn writing to Theresa May to say that a lack of ...
12:34, 05/17/2019

U.S. urging talks while 'holding gun' at Iran: Iranian military official A senior Iranian military official has accused U.S. President Donald Trump of dishonesty, saying Washington is calling for talks while "holding a gun" at Tehran, the semi-official news agency Mehr reported on Friday....
12:51, 05/17/2019

Iranian missiles can easily reach U.S. ships in Gulf: Guards deputy A deputy head of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards said even short-range Iranian missiles could reach U.S. warships in the Gulf, adding that the United States could not afford a new war, the semi-official news agency Fars reported on Friday....
12:51, 05/17/2019

U.S. Birthrate Drops 4th Year in a Row, Possibly Echoing the Great Recession The birthrate hit a 32-year low and the fertility rate reached a record low in 2018, bringing the United States more in line with other wealthy countries....
12:51, 05/17/2019

Padres' Ian Kinsler Appears To Celebrate Dinger By Yelling "Fuck All You" At The Home Crowd Ian Kinsler hit a three-run dinger in the sixth inning Thursday night to put his Padres up a run, 4–3, over the visiting Pittsburgh Pirates. That’s good, dingers are cool, who among us doesn’t get pumped and jacked by a mighty dinger? Do you want to ...
13:00, 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

Want to curb your robocall agony? Try these 3 things now Adding a unique ringtone to your contacts would signal that this call is from someone you know; also make sure to set them up in your contacts list.        ...
13:00, 05/17/2019

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

| 2 former Proteas skippers on CWC commentary duty Two former Proteas captains - Graeme Smith and Shaun Pollock - will form part of the ICC's official commentary team for the 2019 Cricket World Cup in England....
13:00, 05/17/2019

Couple defends ‘dangerous’ Instagram photo of sexy train stunt “Are you really ready to die for a pic?” That’s what one Instagram user asked after seeing a photo of Belgian couple Camille and Jean kissing while dangling out of a moving train in Sri Lanka. They posted the dangerous-looking shot on May 2 on ...
13:17, 05/17/2019

Google, Facebook, Twitter rapped for not doing enough in EU fake news fight Facebook, Google and Twitter were reprimanded by the European Commission on Friday for not doing enough to tackle fake news plaguing the election campaign to the European Parliament, seven months after promising to do more....
13:17, 05/17/2019

Samsung finally fixes design flaws on $2K foldable phone Samsung has finally fixed its $2,000 foldable phone — and the solution is jaw-droppingly low-tech. The gadget-maker’s fix: to extend a thin protective layer that covers the screen enough that it can be tucked behind the display area, according to Sou...
13:34, 05/17/2019

Luckin, an Unprofitable Chinese Rival to Starbucks, Seeks U.S. Money A successful initial public offering by the fast growing, big spending coffee company would buck the recent trend of weakness among tech start-ups in China....
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

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

Time to Get Roasted With Solimo Light Roast K Cups For Just $.19 a Cup Say what you will about the quality of Keurig coffee, we’re going to happily sip on this offer. Right now, you can get a 100-count box of Amazon’s brand Solimo Light Roast Coffee for only $19 if you clip the $10 coupon. When you do the math, that’s a...
14:17, 05/17/2019

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

Deontay Wilder's comments about opponent's death 'against the spirit of our sport,' WBC president says Boxing star Deontay Wilder’s comments about his upcoming bout with Dominic Breazeale were “against the spirit of our sport,” WBC president Mauricio Sulaiman said on social media Thursday....
14:34, 05/17/2019

#MeToo backlash: More male managers avoid mentoring women or meeting alone with them A survey by LeanIn found that more men are uncomfortable with one-on-one workplace activities with women like mentoring or work dinners. And amid all Facebook's issues, Sheryl Sandberg has something to say about it....
14:51, 05/17/2019

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

Plane crash near Dubai International Airport kills four DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — A small plane involved in upgrading a runway at Dubai International Airport crashed Thursday night, killing four people and halting traffic at the world’s busiest airport for international travel for nearly an hour...
14:51, 05/17/2019

Man who sang about woman’s slaying sentenced to prison SOMERVILLE, N.J. — A New Jersey man who ordered pizza and posted a video of himself singing after killing a woman is going to prison. A judge on Thursday sentenced 20-year-old Tamar Reaves of Franklin Township to 27 years behind bars. He must serve 2...
14:51, 05/17/2019

AOC invokes Bible to blast ‘usury,’ promote payday loan bill Freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez invoked the Bible to tout an economic bill she co-sponsored with Sen. Bernie Sanders on Thursday — and sarcastically suggested she may win some supporters on the religious right. The Bronx congresswoman made the...
14:51, 05/17/2019

Former MillerCoors VP sentenced for $8 million fraud scheme CHICAGO — A former vice president at MillerCoors was sentenced to 42 months in prison for defrauding the brewer of millions of dollars during a decade-long scam. David Colletti pleaded guilty to wire fraud in 2016. However, U.S. District Judge Jorge ...
14:51, 05/17/2019

On This Day: The great Sugar Ray Leonard was born He was born on 17 May 1956, he was perfectly proportioned, graceful, quick and ruthless, Sugar Ray Leonard had it all, writes our former editor Claude Abrams The post On This Day: The great Sugar Ray Leonard was born appeared first on Boxing News....
14:51, 05/17/2019

The Londoner: Donkeys make an ass out of Farage Guerilla billboard campaign targets Nigel Farage / Boris Johnson's campaign confusion / Jacob Rees-Mogg loses box office draw / Tessa Ferrer recalls Catch-22 mishaps...
14:51, 05/17/2019

10 surprising places to find the Statue of Liberty You don't have to travel to New York to see Lady Liberty. Even before the statue's dedication in 1886, replicas began to appear.        ...
15:00, 05/17/2019

Internet sensation Grumpy Cat has died at age 7 FILE – This Dec. 1, 2015 file photo shows Grumpy Cat posing for a photo in Los Angeles. Grumpy Cat, whose sour puss became an internet sensation, has died at age 7, according to her owners. Posting on social media Friday, May 17, 2019, her owne...
15:17, 05/17/2019

Germany informs NATO of huge defense budget increase: report Germany is set to significantly raise its defense spending, according to a news report. It would be the biggest increase since the end of the Cold War....
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

Hewlett Packard Enterprise to buy supercomputer maker Cray in $1.30 billion deal Supercomputer manufacturer Cray Inc said on Friday it would be bought by Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co in a deal valued at about $1.30 billion, net of cash....
15:51, 05/17/2019

Why the Guardian is changing the language it uses about the environment From now, house style guide recommends terms such as ‘climate crisis’ and ‘global heating’The Guardian has updated its style guide to introduce terms that more accurately describe the environmental crises facing the world.Instead of “climate change” ...
16:00, 05/17/2019

NASA chooses companies to design part of its Artemis lunar lander Enlarge / Artist's concept of a lunar lander. (credit: NASA) Although NASA's plans to land humans on the Moon by 2024 face some political headwinds, the space agency has taken its first concrete step toward making its ambitions a reality. On Thursd...
16:17, 05/17/2019

Guidemaster: Ars picks the best wireless keyboards you can buy in 2019 Enlarge (credit: Valentina Palladino) Sometimes the default just doesn't cut it, and that's often true when it comes to keyboards. Whether you're working on a desktop or a laptop, the keyboard you were given or the keyboard built into the machine m...
16:34, 05/17/2019

Grumpy Cat: internet’s most famous cat dies aged seven – video obituary Grumpy Cat has died aged seven. She became an internet sensation in 2012 when images of her downturned mouth and unimpressed expression emerged on Reddit. She soon became the universal digital shorthand for displeasure, with thousands of memes and gi...
16:34, 05/17/2019

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

David Cameron’s Book Isn’t Out Yet. The Scathing Commentary Is. News of an autobiography from the former prime minister who left Britain the Brexit mess attracted a digital stream of creative mockery and vulgarity....
16:34, 05/17/2019

Pinterest slumps 17 percent after weak forecast Pinterest shares slumped as much as 17 percent on Friday after the online scrapbook company’s disappointing annual forecast shook investors’ faith in its ability to turn in a profit soon. The fall in shares after Pinterest’s first quarterly results a...
16:34, 05/17/2019

Minecraft Earth: block building game moves into the real world Microsoft has launched an augmented reality version of the bestselling game, which follows Pokémon Go on to the streetsSince its beta launch in 2009, the blocky, world-building adventure game Minecraft has been released on more than 20 different plat...
16:51, 05/17/2019

Racing action in full swing in England with the Derby just two weeks away With the Derby and Royal Ascot coming right up, racing action is hot and heavy in England. The Japanese Oaks is Sunday in Tokyo, while Hong Kong's season is winding down as summer sets in....
16:51, 05/17/2019

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

UN says civilians targeted in airstrikes on Yemen’s capital UN refugee agency says it is ‘deeply saddened’ by the targeting of civilians in recent airstrikes by the Saudi-led coalition, which left at least six dead, in Yemen’s capital...
17:17, 05/17/2019

Bigger, slow-breeding species need extra protections, conservationists claim To better protect larger, slow-breeding species, conservationists, biologists and other decision makers rethink the "endangered species" definition, the authors of a new study suggest....
17:51, 05/17/2019

Double Olympic champion Dahlmeier retires at 25 "Double Olympic biathlon champion Laura Dahlmeier announced her retirement from the sport on Friday after a rollercoaster season that saw her miss out on gold at the world championships."...
17:51, 05/17/2019

NYC correction officers brawl in women’s locker room: report Two female correction officers got into a wild brawl Thursday in the Manhattan women’s locker room — with one officer deploying mace. The fight erupted at about 12:45 p.m. inside the Department of Correction locker room on the third floor of Manhatta...
17:51, 05/17/2019

Listen Up: The Best Noise Canceling Headphones Are $70 Off Right Now Drop (formerly Massdrop) is offering one of the best deals on the best noise canceling headphones right now, the Sony WH1000XM3 Bluetooth Wireless Noise Canceling Headphones. Read more......
18:00, 05/17/2019

The First Details on the CW's Epic Crisis on Infinite Earths Crossover The Goon movie lives. The Tick is searching for a new home. AMC is exploring a new sci-fi anthology series about true love. Akiva Goldsman sets his sights on another comic book universe. Plus, new details on Disenchantment’s return, a creepy new look...
18:00, 05/17/2019

Tennessee whiskey exports slump amid Trump tariff turmoil, report says Tennessee whiskey exports, which have climbed steadily in past years, dropped to $135 million from $197 million, according to the report.        ...
18:00, 05/17/2019

Throwing a summer barbecue? Grilling tips from Phil the Grill Johnson, the 'Jay-Z of BBQ' Everyone loves a good meal straight off the grill, but they barbecuing can go wrong. Avoid a disaster with these tips from Phil the Grill Johnson.        ...
18:00, 05/17/2019

Ireland’s prime minister welcomes protests during Trump visit Ireland’s prime minister said President Trump will be welcomed to his country during his visit next month – but that protest is not only allowed, it is “welcome.” Taoiseach Leo Varadkar was asked by reporters during an event in Dublin on Thursd...
18:00, 05/17/2019

Self-help guru Tony Robbins accused of sexual misconduct Self-help guru Tony Robbins is accused of sexually harassing fans and staffers — when he’s not berating victims of rape and violence in expletive-filled rants, according to a scathing new report....
18:17, 05/17/2019

Man Charged In Fatal Bar Shooting To Appear In Court LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– The man accused of killing one person in a shooting at a Lexington bar is set to appear in court for arraignment Friday afternoon. Police say an altercation back in April, between 69-year-old Larry Walters and 68-year-old Jam...
18:17, 05/17/2019

Egypt's President Sisi pardons 560 prisoners Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has pardoned 560 prisoners, the majority of whom were accused of supporting the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood, two judicial sources said on Friday....
18:17, 05/17/2019

A Nebraska farmer couldn't call for help with his leg stuck in machinery. He reached for his pocket knife Kurt Kaser was unloading corn last month when he got out of his truck and accidentally stepped on the grain hopper opening.        ...
18:17, 05/17/2019

Honey’s behavior in zero gravity is super weird and cool Science has never looked so oddly yummy. Watch Canadian astronaut David Saint-Jacques demonstrate how strange honey is in space.        ...
18:17, 05/17/2019

Pound falls as plug pulled on cross-party talks The pound sank to a four-month low following the collapse of cross-party Brexit talks and uncertainty over who will replace Theresa May in Downing Street....
18:34, 05/17/2019

Manchester restaurant accidentally serves $5,000 bottle of wine A restaurant in Manchester, Britain, accidentally served a group of three businessmen a $5,000 bottle of wine after they had ordered a bottle worth $290....
18:34, 05/17/2019

Heavy practice crash for Kaiser threatens Juncos's Indianapolis 500 Juncos Racing's already questionable entry for the 2019 Indianapolis 500 suffered a huge blow early in 'Fast Friday' practice when Kyle Kaiser crashed...
18:51, 05/17/2019

|MassiveupfrontpaymenttoChinaSouthRailwas'unusual',inquiryhears China South Rail was paid R2.6bn in advance for a contract of 100 locomotives from Transnet - a transaction described as ''unusual' by State Capture inquiry witness Francis Callard....
18:51, 05/17/2019

ER Wait Times in California Are So Bad That Some People Are Just Giving Up If you live in California, you have something else to worry about in addition to your rent being too high and your house possibly burning down: long wait times and overcrowding at the emergency room....
18:51, 05/17/2019

Lotus plots expansion to include more sports cars and SUV Group CEO voices ambition for a wide range of world-class cars following substantial cash injection from Geely Lotus is plotting an extensive overhaul of its product line-up, according to Group Lotus CEO Feng Qingfeng.  Feng, who also holds the role...
18:51, 05/17/2019

Daily on Energy: Feds invite fight with states over energy storage SIGN UP! If you’d like to continue receiving Washington Examiner's Daily on Energy newsletter, SUBSCRIBE HERE: http://newsletters.washingtonexaminer.com/newsletter/daily-on-energy/...
18:51, 05/17/2019

Mati Diop on being the first black female director in Cannes French-Senegalese director Mati Diop is the first black female filmmaker in competition in the 72 year-history of the Cannes Film Festival, which she says saddened her at first because her inclusion wasn’t ‘completely natural or normal’...
19:00, 05/17/2019

Hewlett Packard Enterprise to Buy Supercomputer Builder Cray Hewlett Packard Enterprise agreed to buy supercomputer maker Cray in a deal valued at about $1.4 billion, as part of efforts to invest in high-performance computing....
19:00, 05/17/2019

US Says Supports Sri Lanka's Fight Against Terror, Offers $480 Million Aid The United States on Thursday re-affirmed its support for Sri Lanka in its fight against terrorism, in the wake of the Easter Sunday bombings that killed more than 250 people across the country last......
19:17, 05/17/2019

Archaeologists find DNA in a 10,000-year-old piece of chewing gum Enlarge (credit: Kashuba et al. 2019) The people who lived at Huseby-Kiev in western Sweden 10,000 years ago made their living by hunting and fishing. That doesn't sound surprising until you consider that this was a landscape that had, until recent...
19:17, 05/17/2019

Limited-run BMW M5 Edition 35 Years announced News 17 May, 2019 To celebrate the 35th anniversary of the BMW M5, the German brand has released a new special edition model, limited to just 350 units...
19:17, 05/17/2019

Brexitcast reacts to Danish politician advertising on PornHub Brexitcast hosts Laura Kuenssberg and Katya Adler can't stop laughing when they discuss where a Danish politician is advertising his election campaign online....
19:34, 05/17/2019

A Battered but Unbowed Justin Trudeau Vows to Stay the Course in Canada His poll standings are in free fall, and a dispute with a female cabinet minister raised questions about his leadership, but the Canadian prime minister remains confident....
19:34, 05/17/2019

What Panama’s Worst Drought Means for Its Canal’s Future A severe drought this year led to restrictions for the Panama Canal. The rains are now returning, but weather patterns are likely to make limits more commonplace in years to come....
19:34, 05/17/2019

Watch: Busy Philipps says goodbye to 'Busy Tonight' Busy Philipps said an emotional farewell after hosting Michelle Williams, Linda Cardellini and other stars during her final episode of "Busy Tonight."...
19:51, 05/17/2019

Spotify's first hardware is a voice-controlled device for your car Spotify will begin testing its first hardware device today. Dubbed "Car Thing," it's a voice-controlled music and podcast assistant that reportedly plugs into a car's 12-volt outlet and connects to both the car and the user's phone via...
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

Pressure mounts on Google to pull ads for anti-abortion clinics that 'deceive women' ‘Appalled’ Democrat urges action after Guardian revealed Google has given $150,000 in free ads to opaque anti-abortion groupGoogle is facing pressure in Washington to immediately remove online advertisements for “fake medical clinics” that are design...
19:51, 05/17/2019

Marilyn Manson joins HBO's The New Pope, which tracks As the title might suggest, Paolo Sorrentino’s The Young Pope wasn’t your old man’s pope. Jude Law’s Pope Pius XIII was a bit of a bad boy, and, now that we know he returns, at least in some capacity, for spin-off The New Pope, we can assume that thi...
20:00, 05/17/2019

$33K in edibles seized in Florida for looking too much like kids’ candy With 10 U.S. states having fully legalized marijuana, and the majority of the country now working with either medicinal legalization or decriminalization, the long-maligned substance is slowly becoming a part of everyday life....
20:00, 05/17/2019

Bill Hader reflects on The Rock launching him through a damn window From his time on SNL to his numerous film roles to creating and starring in the Peabody Award-winning Barry, there’s plenty you could ask Bill Hader. A caller on Watch What Happens Live, however, thought it best to instead focus on Hader’s time as a ...
20:00, 05/17/2019

5 new releases we love: Resilient disco pop, experimental hip-hop, and more There’s a lot of music out there. To help you cut through all the noise, every week The A.V. Club is rounding up A-Sides, five recent releases we think are worth your time. You can listen to these and more on Spotify....
20:00, 05/17/2019

Oh Jesus, Nic Cage is starring in a "hardcore cop thriller" from Green Book writer Nick Vallelonga, the Oscar-winning screenwriter responsible for both racist tweets and racism-solving movies, has found a new collaborator in Nicolas Cage, who we’re guessing is only just getting his voice back after that viral karaoke rendition of “...
20:00, 05/17/2019

Drag Race's Brooke Lynn and Vanjie talk about their blossoming romance Drag Race contestants Brooke Lynn Hytes and (the recently departed) Vanessa Vanjie Mateo talk about their blossoming romance, and all the details viewers didn’t see....
20:00, 05/17/2019